Virginia Military Institute - Bomb Yearbook (Lexington, VA)

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» H ■s ??; : " ? v .♦?r:. - |! I I I w •■■-•:-MB 1 - i W «r iT| fc ' " r, ■ J f| B " J 1 Ml ..u4 H p BB ' mPf ■ ■m sn G .N Bw " ' «1 y ■ yJ9 ■1 ' ' 1® ' ■rw ■ ■ nfi 1 1 |ni H n ' " H j( 1 M If. ! ■ ' 1 I i i I. John K. McCULLOUGH Business Manager eaAU 4( (Jte t AI.O. k( e M ■isam mm ii . } jL.. PRESENTING a book that has tried to capture the point of view of the cadet in the atmosphere of barracks hfe. As once again a First Class goes out to take up arms in a war-torn world, may it find here a pleasant return to the heartache and the laughter, the hardship and the fun, the dis- cipline and privileges that all went together to make these four years something finer in looking back than they ever were during 1938-42. Below: Little loot — out of the hay. sleepy or not. Mislo the hay — as usual I ' J- Right; " Form Sections! " Varied uniformed sections form prior lo marching to class. Grey shirts worn lo labs tno M, Axac , ivtnkd, ixS ' a tct Right : Never loo old to dream- comic magazines. " Firsts " figKt c reads " Superman " X ? i --T Right : Not from Ice- land! Just a rat on sentry duty on a cold day. Cap is gift of alumnus in Iceland, though ! ce wo Ahovc : " Without stirrups, trot, hoooo! " Misery for most at first — fun eventually. Many good— many poor— but all riders Below: Few in number — but lots of noise. The Post Band plays for guard mount — any kind of music from waltz to marches .- " Don ' t touch the ments used in Field Art- illery. Some learn — s» Right: Grunt and groan for your com- pany — Intramural wrestling. Points for participation. More points for winning, but someone has to lose Beloni: " Double lime, March I " Drill drill, drill, and the corps elernally gripe: Right: " Clean dykes. Misler? " Thorough inspeclion by corporal lo precede cacjet officers ycl lo come. Company room to- nighl pf Right: Trim company lines before going out on the h Company fins out for thi BeloJi ' : Passing in Review in baltalion formation. The bay- oneted rifle begins to gel heavy now PuSc a iahdihimi.,. jitWiii ii iTiirirtiWMlMC Aho xz : " Present, Sabre! " Battery passes reviewing stand with " Tighten your Ir: and " Step out in front " Ahovc: " Gci into it! " At drill a ain for the precision movemenls thai only competitive drill will bring out Above: " Happy Birthday to you. " Conscripted rats hail a first cl year event. Party with belts of brother rats preceded Be on..- Long distance calls. " Get off that phone. Rat. " " Hello, darlil this is me. " Two booths for too many calls f: i r:- ■ ii m 1 lA - i m - .;;s pp- — r_z 5fe IfcoVe; The syndicate collects. Studying is interrupted while debts — or excuses made. No excuses after May 15 I .. (.• The P. E. An popular platf, where the ilallsis buy, and " Gol a weed? Is a well -used phrase P- • ' ' z •r Right: An afler-hours slrug- gle wilh ihe mysteries of " un- known " mixtures for ihe chem- ist who considers the lah his second home Below, left: Eight o ' clock C, C. Q, brings study hours for this " IVIisto. " Tomorrow awaits, with its board recitations Bdow: These first cl are being measured tor th. iforms. Uncle Sam hrt a jom and kit ike ha , Ufi: " Pr. sing up the hill of science — " First Class Privileges are cious, and these three stripers intend to keep them Above: The publicalic iV Preston Library is well supplied with recent scientific These cadets are taking full advantage of this fact COLONEL ROBERT A. MARR. JR. W E, the members of the Class of 1 942, dedicate this fifty-eighth edition of the V. M. I. BoMB to the man who has done more to further our common interest and encourage us toward a finer life than any other person. His brilliance in the classroom has strengthened our academic achievement; his practical judgment has steadied our faltermg steps; and his never faihng cheerful- ness, humor, and vivacity have never ceased to charm us. If ever we attain those standards of loyalty, devotion to profession, and generosity that we have seen exemplified by him in our daily progress through our cadetship, we indeed shall have lived. Our appreciation for the rare privilege of having served under him is heartfelt and IN MEMORIAM A: , S the Class of 1942 goes forth to do its its part in the war in which we have become engaged, it pauses briefly to pay tribute to those graduates of the V. M. I. who have already laid down their lives in the service of their country in the present struggle. April 29, 1941— WOOD ALL, J. A., ' 29. An airplane ferry pilot in the Canadian Service, he was drowned when the British liner Nerissa was sunk off the Irish coast by a German battle- ship, submarine, and air attack. May 7, 1941— YOUNG, E. M., JR., ' 33. A captain in the 1 1 1 th Field Artillery, he died of pneumonia at Fort Meade, Maryland. January 23, 1942- HANDY, G. B. J., ' 40. A first lieutenant in the Field Artillery attached with the Philippine Scouts, he was killed in action at an unknown place on the island of Luzon. April 3, 1942— DARDEN, A. C, JR., ' 37. A first lieutenant in the Air Corps, he was killed in an airplane accident near Columbia, S. C. Food Mt . Cinemafans . . On The Aail . , Weekend . . Fall r Squirrel Hunters . . Mark something Tunny while Lieorge ponders with that peculiar expression. ml sojourn a-horse. Judging from the » , the boys are out on the loop. day or Sab movie. Walker has pronounced convicdoiu. Week-ends are pleasant things, aren ' t lhey?J girls ' schools get it hard on week-ends. In. I. wi — -7 B4i " m -- -4k Q Wvi - ' - -= - mL. 7 i.- J And another of those pleasant Saturday afternoon strolls along the river begins. The Two-Per- centers in force. 1 ypical of the many who hil the hny and read a favorite thriller or sleep off the night bnfore. ., JM „: HIS EXCELLENCY - •, ' -;■;■• ' .■- = ' m ' Colgate W. Bar den, Jr. • P THE SUPERINTENDENT ii? LIEUTENANT-GENERAL Charles E. Kilbourne Administrative Officers 3ricadier General Stewart W. Anderson Academic Executive Colonel William Couper Business Executive Oficer 9 Colonel George A. Derbyshire Military) Executive Officer Lieutenant Colonel John M. Fray Commandant ol Cadets ■««MW««!«iaBta ' m iJ!i !Mi The Board of Visitors I His Excellency, Colgate W. Darden, Jr. Governor of Virginia commander-in-chief (Terms Expire July 1, 1942) Joseph Button Richmond, Va. James S. Easley .....Halifax, Va. James R. Gilliam, Jr Lynchburg, Va. Lawrence W. H. Peyton Staunton, Va. William L. Zimmer, Jr Petersburg, Va. (Terms Expire July 1, 1944) Jay W. Johns Charlottesville, Va. Robert W. MassIE Lynchburg, Va. GolDSBOROUGH SeRPELL Norfolk, Va. W. Irvine Whitefield Roanoke, Va. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD EX-OFFICIO S. Gardner Waller Dabney S. Lancaster Adjulanl General of yirginia Superintendent of Public Instruction Richmond, Va. Richmond, ' a. OFFICERS OF THE BOARD Robert W. MasSIE, President, Lynchburg, Va. J. Harry Ebeling, Secretary, Lexington, Va. Lt. Wilson. Maj. Lowry, Ll. Flinn Ll. Col. Blaine, Col. Boykin, Col. Marr, Ll. Col. Ha Not In picture: Col. Mann Department of Civil Engineering Cadets who want to build bridges, cadets who want to t reat drinking water, cadets who want to run transits, draw blueprints, survey railroads, and bury sewers take Civil Engineering. C. E. is the oldest and has the largest enrollment of any course at V. M. I. and is ranked as one of the best of its kind in the country. It ' s no " snap " as can be learned from the haggard cadets who are returning from bouts with Hydraulics, or Railroads, or pos- sibly 2 a. m. dates with overdue drawing plates. The only re- ward for reaching 1 -B C.E. is having the first afternoon " hay period " in four years. But in spite of all the work that " Buzz " , Col. " T.S. " Hanes, Col. " Wink " Boykin, and the other in- structors hand out, the Civil teach- ers are conscientiously concerned that every man passes the course. The Civil Department wants to turn out good engineers; and what ' s more, they do it ! i ' t».a!iti!Bii B VMwwiwiiiwa .ij.;.i!iiwm i jiMiii Jac}(son Memorial Hall Preston Librarv JUUtfAUlHili W. H. Cocke Hall Main Entrance Nichols, Smith, and Jackson Gen. Anderson, Lt. Col. Jamison, Col. Trinkle Nol in picture: Major Home The Department of ElecthcalEngineehng The boys with the high resistance brains and insulated nerves are known as " those Electricals " by the rest of barracks. In spite of dire warnings by the class ahead, there are always a few brave, or foolhardy, souls who cast themselves on the not too tender mercies of the E.E. Dept. The course is hard, and of course, fair. For three years they face life in its most virulent form. From elementary cir- cuits to high frequency oscillographs they f ollow blindly be- hind _ " The Foot " , " Lightning Bill " , " Otto " , and " The Sen- ator. " Hays become a haven of rest for an average of six hours a night. The would-be Steinmetzes find out what it is to look Brig. Gen. Anderson up from a smoking sliderule and see the O. C. with that " Who ' s the lucky man " glint in his eye. The terrible shriek of a short-circuited generator burning itself up because of his faulty connection and the slow trek up the stairs to inform " General Foot " that his new gen- erator is now strictly salvage are all part of that e.xperience, which, along with the sweet, makes a cadet a suc- cess in that most exacting of profes- sions, Electrical Engineering. M r ] Mr. Willard, Dr. Leed, Mr. Thomas, Lt. Lang. Capt, Kelly, Maj. Horn, Lt. Col. Carroll, Ll. Col Ritchey, Lt. Col. German, Col. Steidtmann The Department of Chemistry Long hours of lab and extra time stolen from short days to fulfill the ever increasing requirements of " Les " , " Butch " , and " Doc ' are forever interruptmg the ordmary routine of " the Chemists. " It is hard work, long and tedious, which goes to keep VMI ' s chemistry department at the front. " Cussed " time and time again for the every-day grade the department must have, the profs attempt to convey through thick skulls the fundamentals of general chemistry, qualitative and quantitative, the organic, physical, and industrial. Likewise the pre-meds must learn under " Doc " why " ontogeny recapitulates CoL. German phylogeny " as well as the difference between the " afferents " and " effer- ents. " Not to be forgotten are the minor incidents, the characters and real personalities that are brought out in the lab. " Shug " and Lawson are al- ways ready to lend a helping hand, and the profs are always in the back- ground with a word of advice when It is needed or a word of reprimand when someone is at fault. »,Wi H MIiJIW»IS8 !ll «BRWItWJIiWH fmrnmrnmsmmmmmm s a a r; IS a a s a; Mess Hall V. M. I. Barracks Jackson Arch Crozet Hall from lower road Memorial Garden and Scott-Shipp Hall " W Dillard, Lt. Goolrick, Lt. McCauley, Maj. Lipscomb, Lt. M Col, Dixon, Col. Hunley. Col. Bates, Col. Fu Not in picture: Col. Read Department of Liberal Arts Hay-hounds " is the term usually applied to Liberal Artists, all of which can be traced back to the fact that instead of sitting on a high stool at a drawing table or standing in a laboratory, a Liberal Artist can usually accomplish his work in a more com- fortable position, and the " hay " , even if it ' s lumpy, overstretched, and well worn — we still love it — is certainly such a place. Firm in their belief that the educated man stands head and shoulders above the trained man (paging Dodo), students of this department leave the Institute tilled with the knowledge and wisdom of the free arts. Many of them continue their training " f y at other schools, along the lines of journalism, law, or business courses. Some, like students of other courses at V. M. L, are forced to apply their talents to the business of keep- ing the pantry supplied. History tells the Liberal Artist what has gone before; Statistics and Economics help him to know what IS going on now ; and psychology indicates to him what to expect. " It ' s remarkable, isn ' t it? But there it is! " Lancaster, Ll. Col. Blain, Col. Moseley, Col. Mil Nol in picture: Col. Edwards. Lt. Col. Welles Department of Foreign Languages At this time the Department of Foreign Languages takes on an air of importance as never before. With V.M.I. men in the mih- tary service branching out to the four corners of the earth, the knowledge of almost any foreign language is of an untold value. On entering the Institute each Rat has the opportunity of select- ing one of three foreign languages, Spanish, French, or German, as a subject during his first two years. Liberal Artists and Pre- Medical students have the privilege of taking two languages, the second of which is taken during their last two years. Col. Moselev It will most probably turn out that he who took Spanish will find himself stationed in France; he who took French will find himself sta- tioned in Germany ; and he who took German will get shot before he has a chance to apply what Col- onel Edwards taught him. But the ability to read and use a foreign language, any foreign language, gives that person a wider and more workable understanding of what lies beyond his own backyard. Li. Col. Knox, Mr. Callahan, Ll. Ax Col. Byrne. Col. Mayo, Lt. Col. Clarkson Department of Mathematics Possibly the greatest load ever to rest on the shoulders of a V.M.I, cadet is the day he hears the outline of his future math courses. However, under the guidance of an outstanding faculty, most of us manage to pull through our Rat year. And then into the hands of the Third Class falls about the most terrifying course required under the V.M.I, curriculum — calculus! The nightmare of calculus is never forgotten, but the vivid personality of such teachers as Colonel Mayo help spread a litlle excitement along the bumpy mathematical road to a dip. Military life is by tradition inex- tricably wrapped up in the principles of mathematics, but nowhere do we find this more true than at ' .M.I. Since we look upon the Institute as primarily an engineering school, we are certainly justified in giving math- ematics the stress that we do. No man leaves here without that certain knowledge of math that " B. D. " and " Phee " insist will lake him a long way in whatever line of work he chooses. m Li. Ree ' Lt. Col. We s, Lt. Gantt, Lt. Newman m. Col. Heflin, Major Foster Department of Physics Of all the departments included in the V.M.I, system, the De- partment of Physics holds the strongest air of practicality and thoroughness. The text of laws and principles was transformed into impressive realization before our skeptical eyes during the aft- ernoon lab classes of our third class year. Through such experi- mentation, a V.M.I, cadet acquires the very essence of scientific education and an outlook of having laws revealed to him through proof. Few cadets have been known to be happy over the lot of physics when examination period rolls around, but when the accuracy and practicality begin tc count, they thank their lucky stars for " Teddy Bear " , " Buck " , and " Iggy. " In addition, none forget the won ders of natural phenomena discovered and explained in these classes. A knowledge of physics is a luxury and a must for all well-informed people, whether they be engineers or liberal artists. Uh ,Ju s ' ' vl iM %u Garhsom Review . . Diploma and Deirmf . . Class Yell . . Final Fomiation . . Alumni Parade . . Drill . . Passing in Review Boots and Saddles. The garrison review of infantry, calvary, and iery troops staged for the Final ' s visitors. ' ips at la t! Honors are presented, awards made, and anothei class starts on the lone After the graduation parade, the class gathers around the sentinel box for the final yell. nT The final formation at which the tut daUy is officially relieved from duty. In llic aUiiniii |i scriiurily. In plaloon fronts the corps passes in review- tlie conclusion of every parade. The cavalry passes by in the garrison review. Virginia Military Institute LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA General Order No. 20 February 9, 1942 dale: I. All appoinlments of officers and non-commissioned officers in the Regiment of Cadets, heretofore in eflecl, i II. Upon recommendation of the Commandant of Cadets, the following appointments are announced to lake TO BE CADET CAPTAINS lanJer 7. Edwards, W. S., Ill, Company Commander onJ Baltalion 8. JoNES, T. R., Jr., Company Commaniler First Batlallon 9. KlNG, E. GleNN, Regimental Adjutant 10. SpilMAN, W. a., Jr.. Regimental Quarterma tier II. Grant, J. H., Jr., Company Commande re revoked, effect from 1. Williams. R. P.. Regim 2. Leech, L. L., Jr., Comn 3. WiLUAMs, G. C.. Jr., C 4. O ' KeEFFE, J., Company Commande 5. Jeschke, R. H., Jr., Company C ntal Com mder. Se mmander 6. Walker, D. E., Company C ' t mde 12. Spessard, R. H., Jr., Regimental, Plans and Tr. Cabell, P. C. Urquhart, C. T., Weller, R. A., Tosli, C. R. Getty, W. H. Cameron, D. D. Lillard, W. D. Mulle Hume , J.. Jr J-. Jr. TO BE FIRST LIEUTENANTS 5. Wright, J. M., Adjutant, Jr. Second Battalion Ir. 6. McDonough, J. A. TO BE CADET SECOND LIEUTENANTS 6 Youno. C. M.. Jr. 10. King, E. V. 7. Drake " , C. M., Jr. II. Wilson, T. J., Ill 8. Flood, W. F.. Jr. 12. Patton, J. M. 9. Davis, T. Y. 13. Goodman, R. W., Jr 7. Consolvo, J. W. 8. Rawls, D. L., Jr First Baltalion Adjutant 14. Bland, 15. Mullen 16. Williai 17. Wilsor 18. Lewis, R. T., Jr. , C. S., Jr. ns, A. H. . J. T., Jr. R. A. TO BE CADET REGIMENTAL SERGEANT MAJOR Van Landingham, J. H.. Jr. TO BE CADET REGIMENTAL SUPPLY SERGEANT Bilisoly, F. N., Ill TO BE CADET FIRST SERGEANTS 3. Reeves, R. L. 4. Forbes. M. I. 1. Cass, B. G. 2. Smith. J. G. TO BE CADET BATTALION SERGEANT MAJORS 1. Gillespie, J. S., Jr., First Batlalion 2. Dennis, O. D., Ji TO BE CADET COLOR SERGEANTS I. Parkins, C. C, 2. Reveley, R. L.. J TO BE CADET SUPPLY SERGEANTS 5. Smith, G. A. 6. Feely, W. T., Jr 1. Demmler, J. A. 3. McCc rd, C L. 5. Ri e. P.. Jr. 2. McClure. W G. 4. Peltil O. E 6.Ty idall, E. M. TO BE CADET SERGEANTS 1. Heller, G. P. 10. Jenny, M. F. 19. Williams, F. B., Jr. 28. Williams, G. S. 2. Emory. W. H.. Jr. 11. Jones, T. G. 20. Snodgrass. S. H. 29. Wyalt, J. R., Jr. 3. Thomas, V. J. 12. Romm, W. H. 21. Brantly, M. M. 30. Holl.field, G. F. 4. Judd, W. C. 13. Catlell. R. H.. Jr. 22. Clark, B. S. 31. Young, E. B., Jr. 5. Minion, J. A., Jr. 14. P.ckral, G. M., Jr. 23. Brantly, J. E ., Jr. 32. Mountcastle, R. B. 6. McConnell, R. W. 15. Bowen, B. H. M. 24. Hagan. W. C. 33. Muha, J. 7. Aussicker, R. A.. Jr. 16. Gibson. B. P., Jr. 25. Anderson. J. A., Jr. 34. Mathews, J. J. 8. Sullivan, J. B. 17. Beckham. C. H. 26. Tauskey. R. H. 35. McKamy, W. C, J 9. Sensabaugh, L. M. 18. Dischinger. J. B. 27. Welles. P., Jr. TO BE CADET CORPORALS 1. Lawson, W. E.. Jr. 19. Ingles, J. S. 37. Granger, S. G. 55. Burbridge, C. S. 2. Dorset, C. T. 20. Brand, E. C. 38. Cooper, A. B., Jr. 56. Christian. B. C. 3. Clark, W. G., Jr. 21. Richmond, G. H. 39. Tate, J. A. 57. Vandevenler. C. T. 4. Lockwood, F. H. 22. Marlenstein, A. W. III 40. Ward, G. H. 58. Poindexler, J. E. 5. Johnston, T. J., Jr. 23. Easterly, H. W., Ir 41. Piggotl, J. B.. Jr. 59. Irby, J. P., Ill 6. Merchant, J. L. 24. Bowers. V. M., Jr. 42. Layman, F., Jr. 60. Wall, R. G. 7. Chambers. J. P. 25. Poos, G. 1. 43. Mathews, R. E. 61. Burdon, D. C. 8. Gillum, M. L. 26. Corkan, L. A., Jr. 44. Rairie. H., Jr 62. Collins, F. A., Jr. 9. Sherrard, R. S. 27. Holmes, L. L., Jr. 45. Sorensen, R. C G. 63. Wilhelm, M. C. 10. Peyton. T. L.. Jr. 28. Irwin, J. A. 45. Smith, J. H. 64. Trice, E. B. 11. Kupper, W. J., Jr. 29. Crowder. C. C. 47. SmartI, W. H. 65. Tyler, M. L., Jr. 12. Ellelt, T.. Ill 30. Sirudwick, R. T. 48. Townes. A. W., Jr. 66. Metcalf, C. T. 13. Martin, C. A., Jr. 31. Mullen, W. G. 49. Miller, E. A. 67. Roper, L. B. 14. Walker, R. F. 32. Emison, H. S., Jr. 50. Niess, P. C. 68. Doss, J. v.. Jr. 15. Woodall, R. H., Jr. 33 Luck. C. M., Jr. 51. Marslon, R. Q. 69. Biggs, J. E., Jr. 16. McVeigh, J. V. 34 Hupp, H. T., Jr. 52 Malone, E. H.. Jr. 70 Stilson, J. J. 17. Cook, T. A. 35 Riggin, 1. C, Jr. 53 WhitehursI, E. A. 71 Sadow, H. S. 18. Smith, W. A. 36 Stroud, E. B. 54 Gish. P. T., Jr. 72 Moon. R. Y. nd of Lieutenant-General Kilbourne Colonel G. A. Derbyshire. Executive Offtc mmmmm The Colors NAISAWALD Color Guard JENNY Color Sergeant CHEWNING Color Guard Officers of the United States Army Colonel William A. Ellis Infantry Colonel George D. Wiltshire Cavalrv Colonel Gordon G. Heiner Field Ariiller]i Colonel John M. Fray .....Commandant Major Basil P. Cooper Field Arlillerv First Lieutenant Edwin T. Arnold Cavalry Second Lieutenant John M. Tabb Field Artiller ) Second Lieutenant Flournov H. Barksdale Cavalrv Tactical Officers Colonel Fray, Commandant Lieutenant-Colonel Wea er Lieutenant-Colonel Knox Major Foster Major Horne Captain Kelly Lieutenant Morrison Lieutenant Newman Lieutenant Ax Lieutenant Lang Lieutenant Goolrick Lieutenant Gantt Lieutenant McCauley Lieutenant Wilson Lieutenant Ingle ' «t The Reiimental Staff KING Regimental Adjutant 5IP« SPILMAN Caplain S-4 SPESSARD Captain S-3 VAN LANDINGHAM Sergeant-Major BILISOL ' Supplx) Sergeant First Battalion Staff WILLIAMS Battalion Commander RAWLS Battalion Adjutant mtimmmmmtwmmmm Second Battalion Staff LEECH Battalion Commander WRIGHT Battalion Adjutant DENNIS Sergeant Majo, Wk:? (y t STAFF Walker, D. E CaM Captain, Commanding CONSOLVO, J. W Cadet First Lieutenant j-{un,£ J Cadet Second Lieutenant Patton. J. M Cadet Second Lieutenant Goodman. R. W Cadet Second Lieutenant Cass, B. G Cadet First Sergeant DemmleR, J. A Cadet Supply Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Gibson, B. P. Thomas, V. J. Wyatt, J. R. Brandy, J. E. Aussicker, R. A. Hill, W. P. CADET CORPORALS Clark, W. G. Easterly, H. W. Piggolt, J. B. Irby, J. P. Kupper. W. J. Strudwick, R. T. Ratrie, H. Burdon, B. C. Walker, R. F. Luck, C. M. Marslon, R. Q. Roper, L. B. Walker Captain Privates First Class Galliford, W. T. Inglis, J. Marks, C. H. Boehmer, W. J. Burnett, B. McClung, J. H. Chewning, C. C, Moore, W. R. Clark, A. H. Parker, C. W. Cury, D. Phillips, H. F. Esser, G. H. Sanford, W. V. Folkes, G. C. Tate, C. N. Guy, R. L. Weatherford, H. B Holland, S. T. Young, N. F. Jones, H. Oglesby, E. J. Satterfield, J. H. Privates Fourth Clas Simpson, M. O. Anthony, E. E. Skladany, B. J. Augustine, C. H. Stallings. L. R. Barth, B. R. Wilkins, C. H. Williams, R. W. Bigger, C. P. Bowman, L. A. Wilson, C. P. Bray, H. V. Woodward, J. E. Burnett, J. M. Wray, J. M. Bryan. H. T. Cole. C. A. Privates Second Class Cornwell, J. L. Crandall, W. H. Ardan, N. I. Davies. P. V. Esles, L. L. Drewry, W. P. Freeman, A. Z. Duff, C. H. Goltwald, F. D. Echols, C. E. Grove, W. W. Ellett, J. S. Halsey, J. S. Freidell. H. V. Hogan. E. F. Grojean, C. D. McGraw. T. F. Kastelberg, W. F. Tapley, J. G. King, F. M. Thornton. D. M. Lengnick, G. M. Winter, W. C. Maggard, O. Woodard, P. B. Martin, W. C. Merrick. T. B. Privates Third Class Morrison. J. L. Osborn, R. H. Balmenti, C. F. Reed, J. F. Bell, F. M. Rice, F. C. Cooke, T. S. Robinson. H. D. Crane, G. A. Skladany, B. John Ducko, M. J. Sloan. J. T. Emery, J. R. Tyson. R. C. Freeman. L. D. Woolf. W. B. CoNSOLVO First Lieutenant Patton Second Lieutenant Hume Second Lieutenant Goodman Second Lieutenant 3 . " PLATOON kSI (y STAFF Grant, J. H Ca.icl Caplam. CommanJhs McDoNOUGH, J. A Cadet First Lleutenavt LlLLARD, W. D...._ CaJel Second Lieutenant Bland, R. T Cadel Second Lieutenant Lewis, R. A - .Cadet Second Lieutenant Smith, G. A Cadet First Sergcam Pettit, O. B Cadet Supply Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Judd, W. C. P.ckral, G. M. Tauskey, R. H. Jenny, M. F. Williams, F. B. Young, E. B. CADET CORPORALS Lochwood, F. H. Irwin, J. A. Malone, E. H. Sherrard, R. S. Hupp, H. T. Wall, R. G. Martin, C. A. Tate, J. A, Tyler, M. L. Richmond, G. H. Smartt, W. H. Sadow, H. S. McDoN OUCH First Lie utenant Bla •JD Second Lie utenant LlLLARD ond Lieutenant Lewis one Lieutenant Grant Captain Privates First Class Mitchell, J. P. Cormany, J. L. Harris, H. L Nay, R. E. Renton, J. M. Harrold, S. C. Rush. B. B. Heindl, L. A. Schmidt, J. E. Hughes, J. A. Knick, C. G. Stevens, J. T, Tucker, D. M. Menk B C Wasdell, E. S. Risdon, E. D. Rooklin, A. J. White, G. S. Watson, E. Wilson. T. M. Wilson. H. M. Privates Second Clas Privates Fourth CI Aleshire, D. F. Alderson. D. J. Bachtell, L. B. Bailey. J. P. Board, C. L. Beale, R. L. Bugg, W. Black. J. S. Cavanaugh, A. J. Burruss, R. P. Fox, D. L. Chaney, V. E. Guild, C. A. Cochrane, H. P. Harrison, G. M. Coleman, J. H. Higgms, R. E. Coppedge, J. O, Hiner, J. T. Davis, W. L. Hoover, W. Dennis, E. W. JoSann, W. H. Edens, J. Lambol, W. B. Frazer, J. K. Law, A. F. Gianelloni, L L. Lemmon, R. T. Hathaway, S. D. McGrath, J. K. Hughes, G. F. McKelvey. R. W. Lewler, J. O. Middleton, J. A. Louis, P. A. Scott, J. F. R. MacLean. J. S. Smith, H. L. Moore. R. G. Thompson, P. W. Noble. E. S. Ward, W. Riviere. J. D. Rogers. L. Privates Third Class Rohrer. D. H. Sloan, A. D. Bader, J. H. Stallings. L. J. Beale, J. I. Thrift. K. Y, Bennet, S. Winston. T. G. Haan, C. J. Whiting. T. S. MacDonald, J. H. Wilson, T, S. Mclntyre, W. S. A. Wise, W. S. vNl . w (y r STAFF O ' Keeffe, J Caicl Caplain. CommanJmg Urquhart, C. T Cadel First Liculenant Cameron. D. D Cadet Second Lieutenant Davis, T. Y Cadet Second Lieutenant WlLUAMS. A. H Cadet Second Lieutenant Smith, J. G Cadet First Sergeant Tyndall, E. M Cadet Supply Sergeant McConnell, R. W. Jones, T. G. Dorset, C. T. Peyton, T. L. Cooke, T. A. Martenstein, A. W. CADET SERGEANTS Bowen, B. H. M. Hasan, W. C. CADET CORPORALS Poos, G. 1. Riggin, 1. C, Layman, F. Townes, A. W. Hollifieia. G. F. Mountcastle, R. B. Gish, P. T. Vandeventer, C. T. Wilhelm, M. C. Mo R. Y. m Privates First Class Aston, D. T. Catlett, C. N. Dillard, J. B. Garrett, H. B. Geary, P. X. Hagan, J. A. Keppel, E. L. Lee, J. D. Littlejohn, E. P. Milio, A. R. Newbold, G. L. Patton, R. D. Porter. L. G. Purdum, C. H. Reed, R. C. Strausser, H. Sutherland, H. C. Thornton, H. N. Tuck, A. D. Williamson, T. W. Privates Second Clas Adams. G. S. Andrew. W. C. Bickerstaff. G. A. Bounds. C, J. Carpenter, W. S. Capasso, N. S. Haskins, G. H. Johnston, A. L. Litton, J. W. Moyer, C. M. Nettrour, B. F. Nunn, A. B. Phillips, E. K. Polls, A. R. Stribling, R. M, Suler, B. H. Weber, C. G. Privates Third Class Ashby, J. P. Beam, J. D. Fletcher, T. L. Grunwell, A. B. Hengeveld, L. Hull, J. M. Ludlow, L. M. Montague, J. H. Moses, C. T. Munroe, W. A. Nichols, L. L. Reed, W. M. Smothers, R. W. Spencer, H. K. Sunday, C. R. Taylor, A. C. Twombly, R. W. Warren. J. T. Williams. T. E. Wolfe, W. M. Privates Fourth Cla Adams, N. L. Bear. S. A. Bickerstaff, J. H, Bowman, J. K. Brislow, W. J. Buford, R. S. Carroll, J. P. Doulrich, P. E. Edmonds, W. S. Esser, J. R. C. I, H. C, es, J. Roddy es, L. E. sel, A. E. ir, F. D. nkford, E. V. Hil Ide Jon Jon Kin Lai La Malmo, R. C. Morgan, J. M. Moyer, F. M. Nierman. R. O. Peery. J. M. Phipps. I. L. C. Quarles, D. E. Reamy. W. D. Repass. R. A. Sanlee. J. C. Stanley. C. V. Stipes, R. B. Walser, D. C. Waring. D. T. Wilson. C. J. mm sNi w .mgsa : v r D STAFF Jeschke, R. H - Cadcl Captain. Commanding Cabell. P. C Cadel Finl Liculcnani Gettv, W. H CaJel Second Lieutenant Mullen, J., Jr Cadet Second Lieutenant King, E. V Cadet Second Lieutenant Reeves, R. L Cadet First Sergeant Rice, P Cadet Suppl- Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Sensabaugh, L. M. Snodgrass, S. H. McKamy, W. C. Anderson. J. A. Dischinger, J. B. Minion. J. A. CADET CORPORALS Merchant. J. L. Granger, S. G. Christian, B. C. Gillum, M. A. Crowder, C. C. Trice, E. B. Woodall, R. H. Ingles, J. S. Niess. R. C. Emison. H. S. Smith, J. H. Doss, J. V. Privates First Class Baldwin, R. Cheatham, J. E. Craflon, B. L. Drewry, J. S. Dunlap, R. E. Fonviellc, C. E. Franchina, C. A. Hooker, J. C. Kinsolving, H. B. Lillard, L. A. McCullough, J. K. Martin, J. W. Moore, G. E. Swain, E. W. Wall, R. D. Williams, A. G. Privates Second Cla Arnold, C. E. Bell, W. E. Blackburn, B. S. Frank, W. S. Halbert, J. L. Holt, M. E. McLeod, T. C. Mahone, N. A. Miller. R. E. Parrish. J. M. Pitlman. V. S. Price. R. M. Ross. W. J. Ruffin. J. B. Solnyk. E. Wahlert. E. Wiseman. R. W. Privates Third Cla Bassich. C. Bell. F. Bowers, E. R. Burnham, R. H. Cabaniss, R. J. Fears, L. O. Floyd, R. C. Gordon. J. R. Hamilton, F, G. Hargroves, A. W. Horn, A. B. Jones, J. R. Jones. R. P. Lamb, J. C. Meade, R. A. Myers, H. L. Overslreet, W. L. Smith, D. C. Yancey, C. T. Privates Fourth Cla Adair, E. G. Adams, J. T. Allison, J. A. Anderson, R. E. Barnett, G. H. Boyle, J. J. Butler, W. Casey. J. H. Cilley, J. H. Cocke, W. J. Curdts, W. T. Dillon, R. P. Dischinger, H. C. Pick, J. F. Fieldmg, B. C. Gammon. R. H. Gittens. S. R. Greenlee. P. E. Haines. W. E. Johnson. W. R. Jones. R. E. Layne. J. T. Matheis. R. A. Mullen. W. A. Myers, B. S. Newcomb, A. J. Noyes, J. K. O ' Neill, J. J. Parks, E. N. Pales, B. A. Pitlman, R. E. Plunkett, W. C. Prilchard, L. D. Slenhouse, C. D. Taylor, W. H. Tinsley, J. W. Upshur, G. C. Vaughan, L. N. Williams, J. D. Wen, P. H. Yow. R. N. King d Lieutenant 1 i -r i im £) i T p.-i " l.LTLuM T-4,- V i i |- wV-. - m vM w «!l|£4 (y STAFF Edwards, W. S _ Qaial Captain, Commanding TOSTI. C. R Cadai First Lieutenant Wilson. J. T Cadet Second Lieutenant Young, C. M Cadet Second Lieutenant Flood, W. F Cadet Second Lieutenant Forbes. M. I Cadet First Sergeant McCoRD. C. L Cadet Supply Sergeant CADET SERGEANTS Heller. G. P. Welles. P. Catlett. R. H. Qark, B. S. Romm, W. H. Matthews. J. J. CADET CORPORALS Lawson. W. E. Mullen, W. G. Ellelt, T. Whilehurst, E. A. Smith, W. A. Metcalf. C T Brand. E. C. Holmes, L, L. Slilson, J. J. Matthews, R. E. Cooper, A. B. Poindexter, J, E. Edwards Captain Privates First Class Overmeyer, R. A Clay, C. C. Preston, E. P. Durham, L. A. Ragland, S. Fogarty, E. J. Ryland, J. Gilliam, T. F. Seay, A. L. Graybeal, K. P. Stagg, W. L. Home, R. C. Woodson, W. T. Jordan, J. A. Lee, F. J. Privates Fourth CI Nalsawald, L. V. Addlngton, J. C. Perkins, J. A. Allen, R. W. Pike. W. H. Batten, R. W. Sutherland, A. G. Willis, W. A. Campbell, H. G. Coffman, F. W. Woelper, W. E. Collins, F. R. B. Privates Second Class Crawford, W. B. Crim, D. M. Birchett, H. T. Davis, J. R. Bryan, R. S. DeShazo, R. T. Byers. W. F. Ford, E. 1. Campbell. A. A. Ganlt, J. L Gleason, R. W. Ellmgton. C. L. Jones. H. T. Godbold, G. B. Laundon. T. C. Harden, E. R. Peery. B. G. Hume, E. E. Prilchard. A. C. LIndsey, D. G. Selvage, D. H. Lewis, R. M. Tynan, L. C. Mahl, W, Vaughan, H. W. Vaughan, W. L. Mapp, R. C. Martin, B. C. Wellon, F. C. McCarley, T. H. Privates Third Class Metz, A. J. Mills, G. W. Alexander, G. M. Newton, R. B. Bain, E. C, Pettigrew, R. L. Bollmg, A. S. Bowden, B. Ramsey, R. D. Redwine. M. R. Brooks, B. W. Renneman, R. W. Clarke, J. S. Russell, W. H. Collona, G. B. Sinclair, T. G. Cooper. J. B. Taylor, J. P. Garner. W. J. Walker, S. S. GlanellonI, A. L. Webb, J. M. Haley, W. A. Weber, W. W. Harvie, A. T. White, P. A. Lonas. L. L. White, W. P. McCarty. D. P. Wilkinson, J. C. Mueller, A. W. Wygal, J. H. Cr ' STAFF Jones, T. R Caiel Caplaln, CommanJini Weller, R. a Cadet First Lieutenan Drake, C. M Cadet Second Lieutenan Wilson, T. J Cadet Second Lieutenan Mullen, C. S Cadet Second Lieutenan Feely, W. T Cadet First Sergean McCluRE, W. G ..Cadet Supply Sergean Beckham, C. H. Branlly, M. M. Biggs, J. E. Bowers, V. F. Burbridge, C. S. Chambers, J. P. CADET SERGEANTS Emory, W. H, Mi ha, J. CADET CORPORALS Collins, F. A. Corkan, L. A. Johnson, T. J. McVeigh, J. B. Sullivan, J. B. Williams, G. S. Miller, E. A. Sorenson, R. C. Stroud, E. B. Ward, G. H. Privates First Class Brown, W. N. Chiles, E. N. Dorrier, J. L. Fulk, M. E. Goddin, A. P. Healh, G. W. Hockaday, S. T. Jones, E. H. Major, J. R. Miller, C. B. Pierce, I. B. Randolph, J. H. Rhea, G. H. Richmond, G. B. Tipton, H. Vick, A. Whilemore, J. E. Edens, J. E, Privates Second Cla Asch, G. L. Barlenstein, R. M. Barton, R. R. Beaulac, T. B. Hastings, J. P. Hodgkin, J. O. Holden, N. M. Jacks, G. L. Kelley, E. T. Lindall, A. L. Markin, W. D. Parker, G. E. Snead, G, M. Vandeventer, B. Whetzel, J. C. Will cox, C. S. Youell, R. M. Privates Third Clan Atkins, J. B. Blackburn, L. A. Christian, J. H. Coburn, C. P. Crim, J. F. Cross, J. H. FIckelberg. W. T. Gentry, T. B. Helmen, R. T. King, J. F. Odom, H. T. Short. B. P. Thompson, R, L. Tobey, D. N. Tyler, H. N. Wales, L. B. Nichols, W. R. Privates Fourth Class Abele, H. A. Arnold, A, V, Barden, G. Barker, J. A. Bandish, B. J. Bowers, G. H. Bradford, S. S, Buesing, R. H. Cabell, G. Cartwright, J. Cochran, A. M. Cofer, J. I. Coleman, F. A. Crockett, R. K. Dow, G. V. L. Gilmore. C. S. Graves, C. S. Hero, A. O. Humlong, W. H. McCullough, J. W, McKay, C. E. Miller, H. B. Moomaw, B. C. Pusey, E. M. Read, P. A. Rhodes, H. D. Smith, M. A. Strauss, L. T. Truitt, 1. F. Tucker, W. Turner. E. C. Waller, G. C. Warren, R. H. Welles, R. G. Whittle, H. D. Williams, R. W. Windham, A. B. Young, J. H. v l . ffg nsjomuk Blue Monday! Monday morning — hays and blankets out to sun while the mister stands a solitary guard. And running corporal Ratrie presents himself to Chuck ' s piercmg inspection. On the rail with it as the rat lugs out a hay which but moments before contained his peacefully sleeping dyke. M. E. I. — when rats are at their best and old cadets are better. Willoughby doesn ' t even look better. Laundries 320, 338, and 334 on their way to 3 1 7 via the rat route. Run ' em up, Misto! Kep and the Monday morning blues. Week-end over, two zips, no letter from the running gal, and a hangover. Awful, isn ' t it? Midni . Disheveled Sleep . . ThrulRichm on d . . Skating Party ame Formation . . The Stands Alumni Dance . . The Club. Dawn, the airival in Richmond, a march to !h? hot ' ! for lirtT.kfavt. and the fun begins. An alumnus gives a skating party, 1| gaU, lots of fun. Passing in column of platoon !■. ' ,,i|is pa- rades in a pre-game formation. The Richmond Alumni throw a dance ioi iln Corps. Good music, and a good lime. Everybody settled in a seat for the game. Let ' : go, team! After mid-night and still going! The day ' finale with informality at " The Club. " m 1 ' - ' |ML JL r m J1 -T«« M u -m 1 flHE A r T ; p ' . - 1 1 % C ' ■ - - i Williams Prcsldenl Leech Vice-President F.DWARDS l-l ' ilnr ' tan jg z-l HE ' S OVER ! CiviV Engii DAVID THOMAS AS ' l ' ON Dover, New Jersey Cavalr i Corporal (3) ; Second Class Show (2) ; Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Polo (2. I); Manager (I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) A rugged individualist — horses are his passion — he is intense, interesting, sympathetic, not to mention entertain- ing — with his pal, Dutch, he steals the show at any party — has a practical outlook, and a searching insight. ROBERT TYLER BLAND, JR. West Point. Virginia mslrxi ,oral (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant ( I ) ; V. A. S A. S. C. (2, I) Infantry (3); Academic proficiency — stripes — and personality — running but not eager — still one of the boys — loyal to the infantry — true to Trudy — can ' t dodge a military career. WILLIAM NORMAN BROWN Staunton. Virginia C.-v,7 Enginecrins FicU ArlillcrX) " Billy " Baseball (4, 3, 2, 1); CaJel Staff (3, 2, 1); Sports Editor (1); Bomb Staff (1); Sports Editor (1); Turn-Out Slaff, Sports Ed- itor (1); Press Club (2); Second Class Show, Business Manager (2); Shenandoah Valley Club (4, 3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3. 2. I) Made his mark in the sports department — conducted a candid sideline column m the Cadel — many and varied activities — works hard and fast, usually starting about midnight — plays the same way — backbone of the renowned " Fighting Fourth " that will live in Fort Bragg ' s memory. RICHARD BALDWIN Passay. Philippine I.si_ands Field Artillcr)) Turn-Out Staff (4, 3, 2. I); Feature Editor (I); Cadvt Slaff (3. 2, I); Leclern Club (3, 1); Press Club (2) Worldly — much traveled — a student of diplomacy and culture — has a flair for world events — controversial and argumentative — well-read — draws logical conclusions and has good expressions of his views. Chcmhtry WILLIAM JOHN BOEHMER Birmingham, Alabama CttVa rV; Varsity Rifle Manager ( 1 ) ; A. C. S. (2. I ) ; Cadet Slaff (3); Second Class Show (4, 3); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I) Under the private tutelage of " Butch, " Bill should some day become a chemist — Always ready to play, es- pecially with his roommates — Woman hater — Constant attendant at Wednesday and Saturday movies — Can walk faster than anyone in barracks — just try keeping up with him. Electrical Enginee BRUCE BURNETT Roanoke, Virginia " Short Circuit " Cavalry Orchestra (4, 3, 2, 1); Cadel, Business Staff (3, 2, 1); Swim- ming (I); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, I); Second Class Show (4, 3.2, I); Episcopal Supper Club (3, 2); Roanoke Club (4, 3, 2, I) Hot trumpet man for the band — Conscientious worker — Worst fault, sleeping in class — especially when he snores — Has hopes of becoming an electrical engineer — inquisitive — Spends a lot of time in the P.E. — Bruce and his horn and his pipe are inseparable. " Shout Circuit " P4!i o $i4- ji.-t. SOCIAL LIONS PAUL CARRINGTON CABELL Lynchburg, Virginia Ci ' viV Engineering Fu-lJ Arliller]) " Roaring Paul " Corpural (3); Supply Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); Varsity Football Manager (I); Assistant Football Manager (2); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Wrestling (3. 1); Football (4); Athletic Council (I); President of Lynchburg Club (I) Conscientious best describes Paul — Hard work has been his outstanding trait for four years — " Roaring Paul " would make a good adjutant — at least he could be heard — Muscles like steel — Won praise as football man- ager — which he well deserved. DAN DAVID CAMERON Wilmington. North Carolina Civil Engineering Cavalr " Dirty Dan " Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Wrestling (4. 2, I); Swimming (3); A. S. C. E. (3. 2. 1); Horse Show Team (1); Carolina Club (4. 3. 2. 1); Vice-President (1) A ladies ' man — loves them all — that is, loves them -- d lei es I hem — friendly — a good horseman — smart in his studies and a good soldier — a real rounder at camp — btrgest North Carolina whine in school. I 1 Cavalry Baseball Athletic CARTER NELSON CATLETT Hampton, Virginia Civi7 Engineering " Nellie " Football (4, 3, 2, 1); Captain (1); Basketball (4, 3) (4, 2, 1); Track (4, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) Council (2, 1); President (1) One thing that never entered Nellie ' s mind was worry — he has always taken things as they came — a valuable asset in an athlete and especially in a captain — his lead- ership kept the " Flying Squadron " fighting and the Corps behind them through one of its hardest seasons. CHARLES CARPENTER CHEWNING Bon Air, Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalr ) " C-Cubed " Track (4, 3, 2, 1); Captain (I); Cross Country (4, 3. 2, I); Captain (I); Monogram Club (2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2. 1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (1); Glee Club (4, 3, 2); Color Guard (1); Academic Stars (2, I) " Virginia ' s fastest man " — a tenacity of purpose that should take him anywhere — practically a Hollins alumnus — the girls just eat him up — a smart Civil Engineer and the apple of Col. Read ' s eye. JAMES ELLIOTT CHEATHAM Evergreen, Virginia Liberal Arh Field ArtiUer) " Mac Adams " Private (4, 3, 2, 1); Gym Team (2, 1); Lectern Club (3, 2, I); Another one of the L.A. men who goes in for gym- nastics in a big way — Spends most of his time in the lit- tle gym — is trying to be another Charles Atlas — would like to retire to a large estate — the strong silent type. EARL NEVETTE CHILES. JR. St. Petersburg, Florida Liberal Aris Field Arliller], " Junior " Academic Stars (2, I); Lectern Club (3, 2. I); Glee Club (1) Starting with a handicap — cadetship a success story of progress — display of quiet reliability and acute com- mon sense — a loyal friend — and the most radical man in the class. iSSSSS SPRING PARADE ADDISON HODGES CLARK. Elljot City. Maryland Canu rji " Rocks " Corporal (3); Leclcrn Club (3. 2. I) One of the boys — true to the east side traditions — quite a talker when the boys gather informally — sincere — friendly — cheerful — and another victim of Dan Cupid. JOHN WADSWORTH CONSOLVO Norfolk, Virginia Chemhlr}) Cavalry " Jack " Corporal (3); Color Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Hop Com- mittee (3. 2, 1); V. A. S. (3. 2); A. C. S. (1); Norfolk-Ports- mouth Club (4, 3, 2, I); Track (4) A rather quiet " brother " — always ready to smile — has fallen hard for a certain sweet thing at Macon — will make a good officer — studies hard on chemistry — most efficient officer in " A " Company — never trifles — very serious — and true to his convictions. CALHOUN COLES CLAY Roanoke, Virginia Liberal Arts Field ArlilUr)) " Cmif.1 " CaJci Staff (3. 2); lectern Club (3. 2, 1) Quiet — easygoing — and easy to get along with — a sense of fitness — a sincere manner — esteemed by the brothers for his fine qualities — Florida his hobby. Chemistry JOSEPH LONG CORMANY Washington, D. C. " Joe " A. C. S. (2, 1) Infantr)) Quiet — spends a lot of time sittmg and dreaming of Jean — likes to go hunting — good shot with a pistol — a permanent member of the Floating University — favorite sport attending movies — every Wednesday and Saturday. BLANDY LEWIS CRAFTON Hagerstown, Maryland Electrical Engineering Field Arliller)) " Blandy " Corporal (3); Rat Football Manager (1); Assistant Football Manager (2); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, I): Second Class Show (4); Stage Crew (2); Cadet. Sports Staff (1); BoMB, Business Staff (1); Maryland Club (2, 1) " Turn on the green light, Abbie, and make the suit green " — ought to become a salesman — holds the record for burning out equipment in the electrical lab — despite everything is liked by everyone — likes to trifle — goes strong for a cute nurse — has lots of common sense. DAHAR CURY Norton, Virginia " Prince " C avoir ' s Cross Country Team (4); V. A. S. (3. 2, I) " The Mad Madame " or the " murmuring Moham- medan " has for four years amused his contemporaries with his astounding ideas expressed in Southwestern Vir- ginia dialect — his brilliant remarks upon awakening in class have at times amazed us — a vivid imagination and a hawk-like memory should serve him well. P42 ont4- I ' i RAIL GREASERS THEODORE YOUNG DAVIS Norfolk, Virginia Civil Engineering CaValr ! " Butch " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieulenanl (1); A.S.C. E. (3,2,1); Academic Stars (2); Wrestling (4); Gym Team (4, 3, 2, 1); Captain (I); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4, 3, 2, I); Secretary- Treasurer (2); President (I) When you see a little man and hear a big voice say " Men " you know Butch is around — enjoys himself de- spite his stripes — can pile it as deep as anyone m school — " Mess-jackets, paletots, shirts " — his sideline. JAMES LEE DORRIER SCOTTSVILLE, VIRGINIA Lilieral Arls Field Ariiller ) " Cramps " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Football (4) ; Wrestling (4, 3, 2, I); Monogram Club (3, 2, I); Baseball (4); Intramural Man- ager (1); Lectern Club (3, 2, I ) ; Academic Stars (2, I) " Cramps " would be a big man on any campus — he s proudest of two things — his home town, Scottsville, and beating Bolo Perdue, the Duke All-American, in wres- tling — a liberal artist with all the trimmings — a man whose wit will make him liked wherever he goes. JOSEPH SAMUEL DREWRY. JR. BoYKiNS, Virginia Chemiilr ) Field Arliller), " Joe " Glee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Cadet. Business Staff (3); Editorial Staff (2, I); Alumm Editor (I); Press Club (2, I); A. C. S. (2, I); Second Class Show (3) ; Methodist Club (4, 3) ; Assistant Wrest- Img Manager (2); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (2, I) " Butch ' s " flunky — Easily makes friends — likes to talk about Boykins — works hard on the Cadet — one of the reasons why the Floating U. floats — always ready to shoot the bull — a killer with the women — have you ever heard his southern drawl? — Yea Man! JOHN ALBERT BROADUS DILLARD. JR. Oxford, Ohio Civil Engineering Cava rji " Jack " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Football (4); Track (4, 3, 2, 1); Wrestling (3, 2, 1); Monogram Club (3. 2, I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) An athlete par excellence — reflexes like a cat — as smooth on the dance floor as on the mat — " Senor " has worked hard on his studies and pursues all his undertak- ings with seriousness — the only Ohioan we know with a Spanish accent — Si, Si — has the ability to make a crack- a-jack army officer. CHESTER MYRICK DRAKE Austin, Texas Civil Engineering Field Arliller), " Bird-Neck " Corporal (3); Color Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Texas Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Golf (3, 2, 1); Captam (I); Baseball (4); Foot- ball (4); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I); Cadet. Business Staff (3, 2. 1); Assistant Business Manager (I) Practically a golf pro — we think he ' s subbing next year — a conscientious soldier — a good friend — an ardent Texan — likes to bowl — really puts his heart into any- thing he does — spends a lot of time playing cards. ROBERT ELLSWORTH DUNLAP Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electrical Engineering Field ArlilUr)) " Barrel " Cadet (3, 2, 1); Movie and Record Editor (I); Glee Club (3, 2, I); Executive Council (I); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, I); Bomb, Associate Editor (I); Press Club (2); Assistant Wrestling Man- ager (2); Yankee Club (4, 3. 2, I); Episcopal Choir (3) The girls say he is " cute " and has a " magnetic per- sonality " — in spite of his size he gets around — as a good pupil of the " Foot " he would make a better L.A. — Lexington " sub-deb Daddy " — Good horseman — partici- pates in many activities, both official and unofficial. P i o fU- CHEER LEADERS LUCIAN ARCHAMBUALT DURHAM, JR. Roanoke. Virginia Civil Engineering Field Arlillcr " Buck " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Assistant Manager Track (2) ; Sec- ond Class Show (2); President Roanoke Club (1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2. 1) Many activities — and boundless energy — where there is life — there is Buck — flying his hobby — and ambition — an extrovert — at his best among people — a popular fellow — and a loyal friend. WILLIAM STERLING EDWARDS, III Birmingham, Alabama Pre-Meiical Field Arliller , " Eeds " Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Class Historian (4, 3, 2, I); Honor Court (2, I); General Committee (3, 2, I) Hop Committee (I); Wrestling (4, 3, 2. 1); Track (4, 3, 2) Captain (4); Monogram Club (2, I); Episcopal Vestry (3, 2, I) Senior Warden (I); Georgia-Alabama Club (2, I); V. A. S. (3, 2, I); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2) This " Beau Brummel " of Birmingham has been for four years a heart-breaker at Macon and the Briarpatch — possessed of an indomitable will, and a seeming un- limited capacity for hard work — he has reached the top in athletics, his company, and academic work — he will go far whether it be in medicine or in the Army. WILLIAM FREDERICK FLOOD, JR. Annapolis, Maryland Civi7 Engineering Field ArlillerV " Bill " Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Wrestling (4, 3, 2, I); Intramural Wrestling Champion (2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) As playful as a big healthy puppy — will never grow old if he keeps this harmless boisterousness — despite this, he has a capacity for hard work that has helped him stand high in academics and perform the duties of a lieutenant efficiently. JOE EMERY EDENS Petersburg. Virginia Civil Engineering _ Field Artiller)) " Reluctant " Corporal (3); Color Sergeant (2); Pistol Team (4, 3, 2, I); President O. G. Association (I); Honor Court (I); General Committee (I); A. S. C. E. (3. 2, 1) Quiet and sincere — truly a gentleman — and one of the boys — presidency of O. G. ' s Association speaks for his popularity — his pastime — the hay — and current mag- azines — his career — the army. GEORGE HYNDMAN ESSER, JR. Norton, Virginia Chemisir}) Cavalr ) " Buck " Bomb (2, I); Editor (1); A. C. S, (2, 1); Cadel. Sports Staff (3, 2, I); Assistant Sports Editor (1); Assistant Manager Foot- ball (2); Aeolians (2, I); Hunt Club (2, I); Press Club (2) i Episcopal Supper Club (4, 3. 2, 1); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, I) Conscientious — hard worker — to him goes all the credit for making the BoMB a success — Seldom spends any time on chemistry — never does things half-way — the sparkplug of whatever he participates in — friendly — and always in a bull session. EDWARD JOHN FOGARTY Savannah, Georgia " Ch ' iV £ngineering Field Arliller ) " Big-Operator " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee, Vice-President (I); Intramural Manager (I); Georgia-Alabama Club (2. 1); President (I); A. S. C. E. _ (3. 2, 1) A reincarnation of " the big man from the South " — even to the big cigar in his mouth — the Lochinvar of ' 42 — on a strictly large scale, like all his operations — his military career, which should have ranked him high, cut short by a slip in academics. P i fm T-i.;:. ' . ' ■ ' ■ ■■V-.. ' -- :;: :; ;. OMJc »»: SECOND CLASS SHOW GORDON CLINTON FOLKES Norfolk, Virginia Chcmhir), Cavalry " Lady Alice " Track (4); Rifle Team (I); Norfolk-Porlsmoulh Club (4, 3. 2, I); A. C. S. (3, 2, 1) Serious minded at school — a party boy at the Beach — everything in its proper time — quiet, unassuming, for the most part — still. Clinton ' s high laugh is well-known through barracks — a loyal brother — a capable chemist — four years of companionship have shown us his merit. CHRIS EUGENE FONVEILLE Wilmington, Nokth Carolina Chil Engin, FiM Arlilhr) Corporal (3); Tennis (3, 2, I); Carolina Club (4. 3, 2, I); A. S. C. E. (3. 2, I); Second Class Show (2) A lover of the fair sex — always has the right thing to say at the right time when it comes to women — likes to talk about himself — when it comes to pitching Whistle is in there with the best of them. CHARLES ALBERT FRANCHINA, JR. Stamford, Connecticut " Chico " Field Arllllery Wrestling (3, 2, I); Track (4); Fencing (4); Lectern Club; Yankee Club Friendliness, modesty, and generosity — these are Chico — a clever athlete — never loses sight that the game is a sport — intense in all he undertakes — conscientious and hard workmg. HENRY BURT GARRETT, JR. Augusta, Georgia Civil Engineering Cavalr]} " Hank " Corporal (3); Horse Show Team (2, I); Captain (I); Georgia- Alabama Club (2, 1); Bomb Staff (I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) Although not a " brother rat " , Henry has gained the affection of us all by his naturalness, friendliness, and close association — a wonderful rider to lead the Horse Shoe Team — a proud Georgian — sincere at heart and jovial in spirit. MURL EDMUND FULK. JR. Duncan Falls, Ohio Pre-MeJical Field Arliller " Shorty " Fencing (2, I); CaJei Staff (3); V. A. S. (3, 2. I ) ; Yankee Club (3, 2, I) How he does it we ' ve yet to discover — sleeps all the time, but still makes good grades — even sleeps in the Mess Hall — holds the school record for the biggest feet — reads books by the thousand and absorbs them all — will be happy if he can ever find a gal who can see over his shoulder. PAUL XAVIER GEARY New Cumberland, Pennsylvania Chemistry Cavalr}) " P. X. " Corporal (3); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Basketball (4); A. C. S, (2, I) Quick — active — very much alive — quick-witted — hu- morous — always with a smile — proud that he ' s a Chem- ist — and a Yankee — sincere love for the hay. P4ii 3o t THROUGH THE LOOP WILLIAM HA ES GETTY Port Huron, Michigan Prc-MeJical Fich! ArllllcrV " Bill " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); LieulenanI (1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Swimming (3, 2); V. A. S. (3, 2, I ) ; President (I); Bomb, Business Staff (1); Episcopal Choir (4, 3, 2. I); Track (4); Academic Stars (2); Hunt Club (1) Has gone far by hard work and conscientious study — always ready to give help m academic work — should make a good doctor in a few more years — likes good music — expects to study medicine at Michigan, ALFRED PARKER GODDIN. JR, Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Field ArliUer Horse Show Team (2, I); Hunt Club (4, 3, 2, 1); President (1); Bomb, Business Staff (1); Richmond Club (4, 3. 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) The Angel is one of our pets — friendly, genial, al- ways laughing — he has meant a lot to life on the Bar- bary Coast — has probably taken more kidding than any- one in the class — his love of horses is deep-rooted and lasting. JOSEPH HAMILTON GRANT, JR. Camp Upton, New York Civil Engineering InfanlrV " Buzz " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Captain (1); Rifle Team (3, 2. I ) ; Second Class Show (4); A. S. C, E. (3, 2, I) Military, every bone of him — from a military family — alert and dependable — shooting is his hobby — the Army his choice — and RMWC his recreation — well- read and well-informed — and good company. Civil Engi, THEOPHILUS FIELD GILLIAM Prince George, Vircini, " Theo " FicU ArlilUr)) Football (4); Track (4); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) Never quiet or resting — enters everythinig with bound- less energy — barracks activities numerous though unlisted — a staunch civil man — with a yearning to practice civil engineering — in spite of the Army. ROBERT WILBUR GOODMAN. JR, Galveston, Texas Electrical Engineering Cavalry " Weetums " Corporal (3); Lieutenant (1); A. I. E, E. (3, 2. 1); Texas Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Rifle Team (3, 2, 1); Pistol Team (1) Quiet in barracks but has a way with the women when he gets outside — studies hard — one of the few fellows from Texas who is not constantly talking of the wonders of the great open spaces — good natured. KENT PAYNE GRAYBEAL Marion, Virginia Basketball Mat Staff (3); So ithv (1); Assistant Manager (2) est Virginia Club (4, 3, 2, (3.2, I) Field Arliller)) Cadel. Bi I ); V. A Really one of the boys — and one of the best — his in- terests are medical — except for those at Hollins — his ac- tivities are many — he might be called socially inclined — an interesting personality — a reliable manager during basketball season. P4!i (f fU- ■ " ' ■- •• - - UP AND OVER ROBERT LANCASTER GUY Civil Engineering Richmond, Virgini, " Lanky " Cavalr]} Track (4, 3, 2, I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, I); A. S. C E (3, 2, I) A staunch proponent of the Holy City — quiet and good-natured — a pillar on the track team — an airman at heart and headed for the Air Corps — none-the-less, a hearty Cavalryman and horselover during his cadetship. JOSEPH ADDISON HAGAN. JR. NoRioLK. Virginia Civil Engineering Cmalr ) " Adi " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Foolball (4); Busmess Slaff BoMB (I); Business Slaft CaJet (3, 2, 1); Norfolk-Porlsmouth Club (4. 3. 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2. I) A big man in a little package — business man on two publications — diversified activities — a hard worker — he kept Civil in its place — likes to play harmless pranks — that go over with a bang. I HOWARD LEE HARRIS Petersburg, Virginia Civil Engineering Infanlr)) " Nasty " Corporal (3); Cadel Slaff (3); Rifle Team (3, 2, I ) ; Caplain (1); Pistol Team (4); A. S. C. E. (3, 2. 1) Playful and easy-going — no better friend could be found — a master with a rifle — Camp Perry — and a dis- tinguished record here and at camp — he ' s bait for the Army — and glad of it. STANLEY COOPER HARROLD Napa, California Civil Engineering Infantry 1 " Stan " Cadet Staff (3, 2, 1); Turn-Oul. Managing Editor (I); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Bomb Staff (I) A Civil man with a Liberal Artist soul — quite a bar- racks business man — tells a good story — strictly a large scale squawman — barracks ' most brilliant guardhouse lawyer — and ice cream magnate. GEORGE WIDMEYER HEATH, JR. Gloucester, Virginia Chemistry Field Artillery " Beetle " Track (3); V. A. S. (3, 2, 1); A. C. S. (3, 2, I) Quiet and serious, yet playful at times — dependable and friendly — a hard worker — can always see the silver lining to the dark cloud that faces him at the time — an insatiable curiosity. LOUIS ARMISTEAD HEINDL, JR. Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering Infantry " Rabbi " Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1) ; A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) Laughs back at life — a good man in any crowd — wit, with humor dry and crisp — a fine clearsightedness — an extra helping of common sense — full of energy — most of his activities aren ' t the kind to be catalogued. STUDY PERIOD SPENCER THURSTON HOCKADA ' Lj nexa. Virginia Liberal Arb FiM Arl!llcr , " El Lobo " Wreslling (1): Lectern Club (3, 2, I) Power man and blond Adonis — specialized in weight lifting — built up a beautiful body — in constant pursuit of the weaker sex — and the lighter side of life — intense and vigorous in work and play — beneath a rough exterior, a prince. JOHN CLYDE HOOKER. JR. Martinsville, Virginia Liberal Arts Field Art illerp " Hook " Corporal (3); Baseball (4); Wreslling (4); Lectern Club (3. 2, I); Methodist Club. Secretary (3); Assistant Football Manager (2); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (I); Intramural Manager (I); Intramural Council (I); Academic Stars (2, I); Bomb, Business Staff (I); CaJef, Sports Staff (I) Has been the sparkplug of " D " Company intramurals for four years — does not have the reputation of most L.A. ' s for loving the hay — spends a lot of time on extra- curricular activities. JOHN ANDERSON HUGHES Kent ' s Store, Virginia Civil Engineering Infanlr)) " Wizard " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Cross Country (4, 3); Track (4, 3); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, I); Wrestling (4, 3); Monogram Club (3, 2, I); Honor Court (1); General Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Com- mittee, Business Manager (I); Pistol Team (2, I); Captain (1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I); President (I) Jack ' s record says it for us — a very popular man with us all — an athlete of marked ability — an excellent stu- dent — practical minded with a capacity for hard work — possessor of a deep rooted desire for fun — and has the ability to get it. SHIRLEY THOMAS HOLLAND. JR. Windsor, Virginia Liberal Arh Ca " Zeke " airy Sergeant (2); Lectern Club (3, 2, ( I ) : Assistant Basebal I); Rat Baseball Manage Manager (2) Quiet — favorite sport tennis — likes to go to night- clubs — loves to sleep — a true L.A. — Quote: " I ' m glad to get back to classes so I can catch up on some sleep " — tall and slender, but tough — lots of common sense. RICHARD CARTER HORNE. Ill West Falls Church, Virginia Eleelrical Engineering FieU Arliller " Gabe " Corporal (3); A. I. E. E. (3, 2. I ) ; Aeolians (2, I); Hunt Club (3, 2, I); Horse Show Team (I); CaJel (2, I); Feature Editor (I); Bomb, Outrage Editor (I); Second Class Show (3, 2, I) Barracks and classroom wit — knows more dirt about the " brothers " than anyone else in the class — gives im- personations of everyone on the post — syndicate merchant — really on the ball in Col. J. ' s class — a heartbreaker with the women — Hollins is his stamping grounds — The Valley Wolf. Chemistry JAMES HUME, JR. Richmond, Virginia " Jimmy " Cava rlj Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, I); Vice-President (2); President (1); Advertising Manager. Bomb (I) In walked a child — out walked a man — a gratifying spectacle — a fisherman too — soldier and athlete — busi- nessman and journalist — the Commodore of all trades — favorite drink — chocolate shake — favorite weapon — fishing pole — favorite sport — sleeping. P4!i ofpU- y mm WHO ' S GOT IT RICHARD HALL JESCHKE. JR. Parris Isu nd. South Carolina EUclrical Engineering _ Field Arlilter)) " Ears " Corporal (3); Sergeant Major (2); Captain (I); Wrestling (4, 3, 2); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1 ) ; Polo Team (2, 1); Captain (I); Baseball (4); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (1); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, I ) ; Secretary (2); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) " Powerhouse " Jeschke they call him — If you don ' t believe it, ask him — has a good line — should go far in the business world — nice personality — no ' D ' Company man can trifle with Captain Jeschke — just ask one. MERIWETHER JONES Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalry " Merry " Track (4, 3. 2. I); Cross Country (4, 3, 2, 1); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) An honorable youth running the eight-eighty up the hill of science — Manuel is an athlete of no small ability — a genial gentlemen — and one of a roomful of " two-per- centers " — he ' s the kind of guy you can wish success for and really mean it. JOHN ALEXANDER JORDAN Portsmouth, Virginia Electrical Engineering FielJ Arlitlery " Yogi " Norfolk-Portsi 1); A. I. E. E, (2, I); Gyn -Oul Staff (3) .outh Club (4, 3, 2, Team (2, 1); Ta Likes to trifle — especially with Rum-dum — excellent at mental arithmetic — wants to put on some weight — spends as little time as possible studying — if he doesn ' t become an engineer he can always become a contortionist — favorite sport — bowling. EDWARD HAMILTON JONES Richmond, Virginia Civil Eneinecring Field ArlillerX) " Ed " Corporal (3); Cross Country (4, 3, 2, 1 ) ; Track (4. 3, 2, I); Baptist Club (4, 3. 2, I); President (I); A, S. C. E. (3.2. I); Academic Stars (3, 2, 1) A quiet fellow — brow in the Civil Department — logi- cal thinker — a keen judge of life — a hard worker in all he undertakes — a conscientious scholar — long of wind and a hard runner. THOMAS RALPH JONES, JR. Norfolk, Virginia Ci ' viV £ngineering Field Artillery " Big Red " Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Baseball (4, 3. 2, 1): Monogram Club (3, 2, I); Secretary-Treasurer (I): Basketball (4); Football (4); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Norfolk- Portsmouth Club (4, 3, 2, I) Tall and pleasant — works hard — athlete — favorite sport — baseball — plays first base — makes a good officer — has not let his stripes go to his head — likes to trifle when not in company — worries about his studies. C vi7 Engi: Cavalry ERNEST LUDWIG KEPPEL Richmond, Virginia ■eering " Kep " Tennis (3, 2) ; Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) Quiet — soft talking, easy going — the pet of all the other Richmonders — certainly takes his share of ribbing — full of poignant wit — without a harmful thought — one of the most basically sound chaps we know, and one we ' ll miss. -:;. ■■..-. nv- a LONG VOYAGE HOME EVERETT GLENN KING CoLUMuus, Georgia Civil Ensmc-ermg FiclJ r(,7 c-rU " Stripes " Corporal (3); Battalion Sergeant Major (21; Captain Adjutant (I); Hop Committee (2, I); President (I); Second Class Fi- nance Committee (2); Chairman (2); Baseball (4. 3); Pistol Team (4, 3, 2, I); Georgia-Alabama Club (2, I); A. S. C. E. ■ • ' ) One half of a live wire duet — started his military ca- reer with high rank and rose steadily — that is, except for a temporary retardation his Third Class year — met with a slight block running accident after Easter Hops — en- ergetic, efficient, he ' ll get to the top. HERBERT BENTON KINSOLVING Shelbyville, Kentucky Pre-MeJicai FiM ArlilleO " Kink " Corporal (3); Fencing Team (2, I); Captain (I); CaJel (2, I); News Editor Cadel (I); V. A. S. (3, 2. I); Assistant Manager, Basketba ll (2) The " Dapper Joe " or " Beau Brummel ' of our Class — socially prominent at each and every function — prob- ably the smoothest talker of the day — should he take up Law as he plans. Jury — look out! — played an important part in re-establishing fencing at the Institution. FRANK JONES LEE Wichita Falls, Texas Pre-Mcdical FieU Arlillcr}) " The Greaser " Corporal (3); CaJel Staff (3. 2, I); Associate Editor (2); Bomb Staff (I); Texas Club (4, 3, 2, I); Secretary (3); V. A. S. (3, 2, l);_Hunt Club (3, I); Assistant Manager Football (2) Constantly praising the glories of that so-called " na- tion to the South " — Texas — a man whose popularity is evident from the number of nicknames he ' s received — friendly and congenial — interested in everything about him but especially so when the talk swings around to th " fatal femmes. " EDWIN VERNON KING CoLUiuBUi , Georgia C;im7 Engineering FiM ArlillcrV " Little Red " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Ba.eball (4); Georgia- Alabama Club (2, I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) The " D " Company half of that Georgia twosome — more conservative than the other half, but just as efficient — remembered for his whirlwind courtships and quick retreats — friendly and congenial, but high tempered, he ' s our model of all that should be in the Southern Gentle- man. Civil Ens CLIFFORD GUY KNICK COLLIERSTOWN, VIRGINIA " Nick " Infanlrx, Presbyterian Club (4, 3, 2. I); Shenandoah Valley Club (I) Likeable — gregarious — a civil man that leans to cul- ture — hard working, serious and quiet — most of us didn ' t get to know him very well, but those of us who did real- ized his true value of character. JOHN DOZIER LEE Sumter, South Carolina Cavalr}) Corporal (3) ; CaJel. Business Staff (3, 2) ; Carolina Club, Sec- retary (3); Vice-President (2): President (I); Assistant Manager of Foolball (2); Lectern Club (2, I) " Stacker " has added a lot of fun to some otherwise dreary hours we have spent together — his quick wit and readiness to do anything — be it poker or a trip to Macon — have made htm a much sought after companion and a good friend. 4 nU- HIGH DIVER LLOYD LORENZO LEECH, JR. Parris Island, South Carolina Electrical Ensinecring Field ArlilUry " Lloyd " Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captain, Battalion Commander (1); Class Vice-President (4, 3, 2, 1); Honor Court (3, 2, 1); General Committee (3, 2. 1); Football (4); Basketball (4); Base- ball (4, 3, 2, I); Monogram Club (2, 1); Floor Committee (2); Hop Committee (1); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, 1); Chairman (1); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) Good at anything he tries — athletic type — one of the best liked brothers — a leader who has the respect of his men — easy to get along with — good scholar as shown by his stars — practically married — won Field Artillery medal at camp. LEWIS ARCHIE LILLARD CuLPEPER, Virginia Chemistry Field Arliller)) " Erchie " Baseball (4, 3, 2, 1); Intramural Manager (I); V. A. S. (3); A. C. S. (2, 1); Northern Virgmia Club (2. 1) Another brother of ' 41 who fell into the ranks of ' 42 as if he were waiting for us all along — a smart poker player — works hard and is fighting the chemists ' purge tooth and nail — something tells us Archie will gain the upper hand. ERIK PRICE LITTLEJOHN Marshall, Texas ng Cavalry " Little Fellow " Wrestling (4, 3); Track (4); Monogram Club IS Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Vice-President (2); President (1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) A mighty mite from Texas — or we might say, a bow legged breeze from the prairie — and proud of it — greg- arious, never to be outdone in a bull session — still he ' s all bark and no bite and one of those big little men. ROBERT AUGUSTUS LEWIS Parris Island, South Carolina Infanlrx, Ci«il Enoii Corporal (3) ; (3,2, 1); Tej Corporal (3); Lieutenant (I); Swimming Team (3, 2, 1); Fenc- ing Team (3, 2, I ) ; Intramural Rifle Team (3, 2, I); Intramural Pistol Team (2); A. S. C. E. (3. 2, I) A brow — in the civil department — conscientious in ev- ery undertaking — neat and groomed — a fencer of no mean sorts — indulges in many activities — an inveterate reader — a marine brat — the army will gel him. WILLIAM DALLAS LILLARD Orange, Virginia Chcmiilr)) Infar lr)) " Bill " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Track Manager (1); Assistant Manager (2); Norlhern Virginia Club (2, 1); A. C. S. (3, 2, I); Executive Committee (1) Friendly and ambitious — well deserves the honors he has earned — conscientious and forever industrious in ev- ery little thing — he would be an asset to any employer and is a credit to himself. JAMES RUSSELL MAJOR RiVERTON, Virginia Liberal Arh Field Arliller)) " Duck " Academic Stars (4, 3, 2. I); Cadet (2); Lectern Club (3, 2, 1); Northern Virginia Club (2. 1) Typical L.A. — Has been hibernating now for three years — terror on the pistol range — brilliant at book learn- ing — always has a smile on his face — never seems to be in a hurry — plays a good game of ping-pong — bosom friend of Hockaday. i np6 ' ' n • ■-.■ r:2 :i : Mr: . RICHMOND TRIP JOHN WATTS MARTIN, JR. Virginia Beach, Virginia Chcmhtry Field Arlilter " Watts " Turn-Oul (3, 2, I): A. C. S. (2, 1); Fencing (2, 1); Norfolk- Porlsmouth Club (4, 3, 2. 1) Another one of the boys who spends a lot of time squiring the weaker sex — even fancy dress couldn ' t cure him of the habit — a good rider — not too ambitious — a real sport — carefree — the pledge really hit Watts hard. JAMES ANDREW McDONOUGH Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering Infantry " Mac " Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (1); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Vice-President (2) Conscientious — understanding — a hard and painstak- ing worker — enjoys a good time, and is ready for fun anytime during the day — meets life with rare humor, but is still an officer of merit — will be well fitted for what- ever he undertakes. JOHN KNUDSON McCULLOUGH Birmingham, Alabama Civil Engineering Field Arliller ) " Mac " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Baseball (4, 3) ; Wrestling (4, 3, 2, I); Monogram Club (I); Golf (2. I); Business Manager Bomb (1) " The little Scotchman " has been a power in the ranks of " D " Company — a staunch intramural man and wrestler — participator in any excitement, and among those often seen at near-by feminine institutions — his per- sistence will carry him far. BURT CHARLES MENK Cleveland, Ohio ChemislrV Infantry " Doc " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Commanders (4. 3, 2, I); Business Manager (1); Rifle Team (3); Cadel Staff (4, 3); A. C. S. (2, I) Capable — conscientious — the Commanders is his love and his pet — the lab is his sideline — knows how to get things done — ambitious — efficient, but quiet. CHARLES BRUCE MILLER Civi7 £ngii Field Artillery, (3, 2, 1) ; Assistant (1); Track (4) Richmond, Virginia " Charlie " Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. Track Manager (2) ; Rat Track Manage " A veritable powerhouse in his own inimitable way " — At least that is what Drewry says about him — friendly — fond of women — plays with fire (works) — Jackson ' s Battery — even though he comes from Richmond — Char- lie has always been one of the boys. ANGELO ROGER MILIO New York, New York C;vi7 Engii Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Stars (3, 2); ■ Club (3, 2, C. S. (2, I) Cava rji 1); Acade An engineering brow — geology was his pet — serious in every undertaking — an intramural handball champ — introduced us to a dialect we had only heard in the movies — a confirmed Yankee on an invasion of the South — a worthy brother. P42 onp6- TOSS FOR THE LINE GORDON ELDRIDGE MOORE Civil Engii Fid J Arliller) Fort Williams, Maine " Bunny Rabbit " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); CaJel. Business Staff (3. 2, 1 ) ; Business Manager (1); Turn-Oul. Business Staff (3); Academic Stars (2): A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Maryland Club (3, 2); Hunt Club (3, 2, 1); Press Club (2, 1) A business man at heart — hard worker — Army " brat " — keeps a lot of girls on his string — the girls think he is " cute " — " smack " boy — easy to get along with — should make a good engmeer. JOSEPH MULLEN, JR. St. Louis, Missouri Chcmiilr)) Field AriilUry " Little Joe " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Tennis (3, 2, 1 ) ; Captain (1); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); A. C. S. (2, 1); Aca- demic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) First look at Joe during rat year showed us a very intelligent, apparently studious and quiet chap — amazed, were we, to discover his unpredictable and fun-loving character in the following years — especially at camp — sincere and loyal, he ' s one of our highest hopes for the future. GILBERT LAWRIE NEWBOLD Mt. Holly, New Jersey Liberal Ark " Laurie " Cadet (3, 2, I); Editor (I); Track (4, 3); Cross Cou Second Class Sbow (3); Lectern Club (3, 2, 1); Vi (1); Yankee Club (4, 3); Assistant Manager T Even though a " brother " of ' 41, Lawrie a place for himself in the class of ' 42 — has been a very capable editor of the Cadet — a conscientious L.A. — easy to get a ' ong with — believes in loving all the girls — good talker once he gets started. CLAREE SUTTON MULLEN, JR. Richmond. Virginia Civil Eriginccring Field Arlillcr), " Sutton " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Golf Team (2, 1); Episcopal Supper Club (4, 3), A, S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) Easy going — never seems to have a care — likes to shoot guns, especially Jackson ' s Battery — not too ener- getic — in fact a little on the lazy side — even though he wears stripes he still has a good time — makes friends easily. LOUIS VanLOAN NAISA ' WALD Garden City, New York Liberal Arts Field Artillery " Lou " Sergeant (2); Color Guard (1); Baseball (4, 3. 2, I); Rifle Team (4, 3, 2, 1); Pistol Team (4, 3, 2, 1); Lectern Club A good shot — and a good fellow — baseball his other sport — a player as well as a fan — a running non-com his second class year — a good soldier all four — a ankee — and proud of it. Cavalr ) itry (4, 3) ; :e-President .ck (2) has made EARNEST JACKSON OGLESBY, JR. Charlottesville, Virginia Cavalry " Swoose " Wrestling (4, 3); Lectern Club (3, 2, 1) A welcome addition to ' 42 — and one of the boys — has really gotten around in Lexington — a night hawk at camp — raised a Wahoo but truly a V.M.I, man. y rr y ' - 1: ' ri: - ' ' ; ! STATELY SHRINE Chemhtr}) JAMES O ' KEEFFE, JR. Norfolk. Virginia " Offkoff " Cavair f Corporal (3); First Sergeanl (2); Captain (1); Basketball (3. 2. I); Tennis (3); Horse Show Team (2. I); Monogram Club (3. 2, 1); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); CaJel Staff (3); Cheer Leader (2, 1); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2) Col. Wiltshire ' s boy — chief prankster and joicer ex- traordinary — a leader in the Red Cape Brigade our First Class year — jitterbug and Conga artist — that he had a serious side is made quite evident by his record. ROLLA DANIEL PATTON Brighton, New York Electrical Engineering Cavalry " RoLLo " Glee Club (4, 3. 2. 1); Business Manager (1); Second Class Show (4, 3. 2); A. 1. E. E. (3. 2. 1); Yankee Club (4. 3. 2. I) Little " Rollo " — Pride of the electrical section — has a good voice — ask him to sing for you — don ' t ask him, he ' ll do it anyway — spends a lot of time in the gym — determined to become an electrician — probably will suc- ceed. IRVING BOWEN PIERCE. JR. Lexington, Massachusetts JOHN MERCER PATTON RitiiMONu. Virginia Civil Engineerinf Cavalry -Jack ' Corporal (3); Battalion Sergeant Major (2); Lieutenant (I) Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2) Assistant Manager Football (2); Richmond Club (4, 3. 2. I) Episcopal Vestry (3. 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) The womenfolk of Richmond suffered a hard blow and ihe surrounding female institutions gained immeas- urably when Jack came to Lexington four years ago — managed to scrape by his studies, be a capable Lieuten- ant, and still have more than his share of fun. JOSEPH ASHBRIDGE PERKINS, JR. Coatesville. Pennsylvania Chemislr}) FiclJ ArlillcrX, " Sleuth " Corporal (3); Commandant ' s Clerk (1); Swimming (4, 3, 2, 1); Fencing (2); Pistol Team (I); Monogram Club (3, 2. I ) ; Intra- mural Council (1); Yankee Club (4. 3. 2. 1); A. C. S. (3. 2. I) Known as a terror to the rats, a hard and exacting task-master — a valuable member of Coach Lowry ' s swimming team — industrious and intelligent, he ' ll be mixing them up where it counts when he gets out in the world as a Chemist. WARREN HORTON PIKE Ainsworth Road, Hobart, Indiana Pre-Meclical FiclJ ArlillcrX, A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) ; Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) ; Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (I); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Hunt Club (3); Gym Team (4) The " brow " of the civil department — hobby, minia- ture trains — not as childish as it sounds — one of " Tom Swift ' s " prize pupils — " Sir Isaac " has many mad in- ventions to his credit — " What is it? " is his famous salu- tation. Corporal (3); Basketball (4, 3); Captain (4); Track 4, 3, 2); V. A. S. (3, 2, 1); Monogram Club (3, 2. 1); Yankee Club (4, 3. 2, 1) Chief among those missing at camp check-ups — also frequently but inconspicuously absent at OCMNI — prob- ably holds the record for getting away with lates return- ing from furlough — a Mid-western wildcat — smooth as velvet — would have a swell bedside manner if he should continue his medical career. i i 3ont - v CASTELLATED STRUCTURE FREDERICK WILLIAM POOS Arlington, Virginia Liberal ArU Ca airy LEWIS GORDON PORTER Alexandria. Virginia Elcclrical Engineering air)) Commandanl ' s Clerk (I); Wreslling (3. 2, 1); Glee Club (2. 1); Lectern Club (3, 2. 1 ) ; Secretary (2); President (1); Am- bassador Club (4. 3, 2, 1); Academic Stars (2, 1) Bill has broadened out more under the approving eye of our alma mammy than almost anyone else — did every- thing wrong as a rat, but was good natured through it all — made his stars eventually and has made himself well-liked by all in the class and the corps. CHARLES HENRY PURDUM. JR. Syracuse, Indiana Electrical Engineering Cavalr] " Dum " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Football (4); Rifle Team (3, 2, 1); Pistol Team (3, 2. 1); Intramural Rifle Champion (3); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, 1); Academic Stars (4. 3. 2, 1) A whiz at book learnmg — wonderful memory for de- tails — flies whenever he gets a chance — holds a pilot ' s license — should get a good job — studies hard — does not mingle much — fond of intellectual discussions — has some unique ideas. DAVID LUTHER RAWLS Suffolk, Virginia Pre-Medlcal Cavalry " Dave " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Battalion Adjutant (1); Hop Com- mittee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Cadel Staff (3, 2, 1); Advertising Manager (1); Glee Club (4, 3); V. A. S. (3. 2, 1) Will probably be one of our first casualties from the ranks of bachelorhood — always fun-loving and usually easy going — still, has the tenacity that goes with his car- rot top when he really wants something — these charac- teristics should make him a good doctor. Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Wrestling Manager (1); Assistant Wresllmg Manager (2); CaJet. Business Staff (3, 2, I ) ; Sub- scription Manager (1); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, 1 ) ; Ambassador Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Press Club (2); Second Class Show (4, 3) Quiet, especially when in his room — women like his backward way — doesn ' t have a girl now but just wait! — Likes to trifle — always ready to have a friendly fight — likes to be alone, but everyone who knows him likes him. JOHN HAGER RANDOLPH. JR. Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering Field Artillcr], " Bag " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1 ) ; Glee Club (2, I); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2. 1); Second Class Show, Di- rector (2); Baseball (4) One of the leaders of the " Fighting Fourth " — can al- ways find a way to get into trouble — likes to play with Billy and Abie — a practical joker — usually is the brain behind any extraordinary happenings in barracks — worked hard on the Second Class Show. RICHARD COURTNEY REED Norfolk, Virginia Pre-Mcdical Cax-atr " Pecker " Team (2. 1) ; th Club; V. " Uh! How ' bout that? Hot, huh? " — these and other unquotable quotes commonly issue from the mouth of ' 42 ' s problem child — a man of two and only two inter- ests in the world — his studies and the " weaker " sex — an unusual and contradictable combination. Corporal (3) ; Horse She Norfolk-Portsm Glee Club (4. 3, 2, 1); A. S. (3, 2, 1) p i ont4- AMUSING CONVERSATION GEORGE HEARN RHEA Nashville, Tennessee •■Ish " F!cU ArlillerU Corporal (3); Leclern Club (3, 2, I) Quiet and unassuming — one of the swellest guys in barracks — a poignant insight on life — generous and friendly — a conscientious student — a dehghtful wit. EDWARD DAY RISDON Warrenton, Virginia Prc-Mcdical Infanlr), " Doc " Corporal (3); Tennis Team (3, I); Glee Club (4); V. A. S. (3,2, I) Quiet and dependable — with a wealth of repartee that makes his company sought — and a smile that makes friends — the song leader at camp — can gyp the army for a year or so — to study medicine — a rat daddy in spirit as well as fact. JAMES MORRIS SATTERFIELD GEORGE BURGESS RICHMOND Huntington, West Virginia Lihcrat Arh FiclJ Arllllcr ) " Pete " Corporal (3); Baskclball (4); CciJ.-l. Bu.ine« Slaff (3. 2); Lectern Club (2, I): Assistant Baseball Manager (2); Academic Stars (2) A refugee from ' 41 who fell in with ' 42 and immedi- ately became one of the boys — Plenty of good horse- sense — a smart L.A. who fights both his books and his hay with equal facility. ALFRED JOSEPH ROOKLIN Covington, Virginia Infanlrn CaJcl Staff (4, I); Turn-Oul (3, 2); Glee Club (4, 3, 2, I); Lectern Club (3, 2, I) Playful — likeable — a party boy with imagination — a converted brother of ' 41 — who saw his error — has a knowledge of life at its best and a desire to live it to its fullest. JOSEPH LAWRENCE SHOMO ChemiitrX, Corporal (3); Tr, Richmond. Virginia " Perch " Pre-McJkal Cavalr)) Ambridge. Pennsylvania " Joe " Infantr) ck (4, 3, 2, I); Richmond Club (4, 3. 2. I); A. C. S. (3, 2, I) Ranked as leading member of the two percent club — wore out at least two hays during his Cadetship — a Lib- eral Artist who has strayed from the path — Perch has a wit and sense of humor that nothing can dampen — party- boy of the first water — life will never get him down. Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Basketball (3, 2, I ) ; Monogram Club (3, 2, I); Intramural Manager (I); Hop Commitlee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Yankee Club (4. 3, 2, I); V. A. S. (3. 2, I); President (I) Easy going Joe, never a worry or care — that ' s almost all the description he needs — friendly, generous — big gun in " B " Company intramurals when not helping the var- sity basketeers to victory — his early call to active duty in the Army was much regretted by all. i i np _ ' :. ' u [ ' . • ■ ;J : ' - 5. ijjt j RICHMOND TRIP DANCE MANLE ' OLIN SIMPSON. JR. Front Royal, Virginia Pre-MeJical CavatrX) " Mo " Football (4, 3, 2) ; Track (4, 3) ; Wrestling (3) ; V. A. S. (2, I) ' A robust, hearty, happy-go-lucky fellow if there ever was one — a good athlete and a determined man when he really wanted to do something — a friend one can de- pend on for loyalty — he ' ll do all right, once he hits his stride. RUTHERFORD HOUSTON SPESSARD, JR. Richmond, Virginia C lemis(rp Cava rl) " SpESs " Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); Captain (I); Baseball (4, 3. 2, I); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); Hop Committee Treasurer (I); Second Class Finance Committee Treasurer (2); Richmond Club (4, 3, 2. 1); Academic Stars (3) This rosy-cheeked Adonis has been one of our favor- ites through the past four years — his business ability has saved many a penny for our Hop and Finance Commit- tees — brilliant, always cheerful — Spess is one we ' ll all miss a lot. Chemistry LLOYD ROBERT STALLINGS Cumberland, Maryland " Lloyd " Cavalry Academic Stars (3, 2) ; Basketball (4) ; Assistant Manager Basket- ball (2) ; Assistant Manager Baseball (2) ; Manager Varsity Baseball (I); A. C. S., Executive Council (2); Chairman (1); Maryland Club (2. 1) For the last year has spent all his spare time at South- ern Sem — has a mighty pretty girl — a brow in chemistry — happy-go-lucky — likes to sing — perhaps it is love — never seems to have a worry — or a shave. Chil Engi, BARNEY JOSEPH SKLADANY Larksville, Pennsylvania " George " ah Corporal (3); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Football (4, 3, 2. 1); Monogram Club (3. 2, 1); Hop Committee (1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); A. S. C. E. One of our most loyal and sincere friends — a hard worker in all his undertakings — yet. despite his diligence, he ' s found time to enjoy himself — few have failed to chuckle when he and the Polacks get together — another who will surely miss him is Coach Pooley. WORTHAM ANDERSON SPILMAN, JR. Richmond, Virginia C iem s rp Cavalr ) " Appus " Corpora! (3); Sergeanl (2); Captain, Regimental Supply (I); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Man- ager, Freshman Basketball (1); Baseball (4): Richmond Club (4, 3, 2, I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) A saber-totin ' Sugar Daddy from the Holy City — that ' s Spilly — molecule mixer — hard riding Cavalryman — ribbon-winning horseman — Luck to you, Ap, we wish you all the success that is said to come to Richmond lads — we are proud to have known you. HOWARD SAMUEL STRAUSSER, JR. Reinholds Station, Pennsylvani, Civil Engi, " Dutch " Yankee Club (4, 3. 2, 1); A. Cavah)} S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) A violinist of no mean sorts — a comedy team with his sidekick Aston — intelligent, and a good student — quite an individualist — stalwart Pennsylvanian and Yankee — hooked for keeps, it is feared, by one of our fair sisters. P i f A ROUGH GAME AMBLER GLAZEBROOK. SUTHERLAND HENRY (LH-rON SUTHERLAND Prc-M Jkat Roanoke, Virginia " A " FiM Arlilkrv Track (4, 3); Cross Country (4); Episcopal Vestry (3, 2, 1); Glee Club (-t, 3. 2, I); Secretary (3); Vice-President (2); Pistol Team (4, 3. 2. I); Second Class Show (3); V. A. S. (3. 2, I) The rhythm king of the first stoop — incessantly clog- ging or drumming away — possessor of a hearty sense of humor which aided him through four tough academic years — generous and hospitable after the true Southern traditton. EDWARD WRIGHT SWAIN Victoria, Virginia Liberal Arb FicU ArliilcrV " Little Man " Cross Country (4); Lectern Club (2, 1); CaJcl (2, 1); Man- aging Editor (I); Bomb. Associate Editor (I); Turn-Out (I); Second Class Show (2); Hop Committee (I); Press Club, Sec- retary-Treasurer (2); Assistant Manager Track (2) One of the Hay-Hounds — likes to read — has a big collection of books — very friendly — good talker — always has a story to tell — works hard on the Cadei — wants to be a journalist — Swell boy. CARLO RALPH TOSTI Buffalo, New York Ekclrical Engineering Field ArliUcrV " Tootsie " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); Football (4, 3); Track (4); A. I. E. E. (3, 2, I); Yankee Club (4. 3, 2, 1); Glee Club (3); Second Class Show (2): Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (I); Intramular Man- ager (I); Barracks Electrician (I); Intramural Council (I); Academic Stars (4. 3, 2) " Electrician " Tosti has a big job keeping the lights burning in barracks — also coaches the East Lexington Rinky-Dinks — the mastermind behind all their plays — in his spare time he studies electrical engineering — bound to succeed. Clifton Forge. Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalr Football (4); Wrestling (4); A. S. C, E. (3, 2, I ) . Intramural Manager (I); Inlramural Council (I) Always seems to get the bad breaks — Hell raiser — likes a continual change of women — doesn ' t go with the same girl more than a couple months — hot on intramurals — one of the boys — all play and not too much work, un- til necessary. HERBERT MARSHALL THORNTON Norfolk, Virgini, Civil Engii Cavalry, Sergeant (2); A. S. C. E. (2. I); Wrestling (2, I); BoMB, Photography Editor (I); Norfolk-Portsmouth Club (4, 2. I) ' Erb has worked hard on this BoMB — He is really large-scale with a camera — this brother will go far in anything that requires hard work — a fine personality, and good-natured friendliness. AMON DEAN TUCK Scranton, Pennsylvania g " Friar " Turn-Oul Staff (I); CaJel Staff (3); A, S. C. E. (3. 2. I) Civil Engine Cavalr) Practical and businesslike — with a head for figures — and a quick wit — intentions are industrial — interests cul- tural and athletic — spirited and energetic — has contrib- uted much to his company ' s intramural success. ?« ont t- i -z ALL KINDS OF AUTHORITY CHARLES THOMAS URQUHART. JR. Norfolk, Virginia Ci ' viV Engineering CavalrX) " Charlie " Corporal (3) ; Regimenlal Supply Sergeant (2) ; First Lieutenant (I): Track (4. 3. 2); Horse Show Team (I); Norfolk-Ports- mouth Club (4, 3. 2, I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) A red head who would rather have friends and a good time than military rank, but who got all three — good natured and easy going with a capacity for hard work — his love for horses and the open air surpassed only by his devotion to his friends and duty. Civil Engineering ALFRED VICK, III Hampton, Virginia " Al " FielJ ArlilUrX, Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) Quiet and unassuming — has the quality of coming through with the right thing at the right time — and not only in academics — a capable engineer-to-be — all this in spite of the fact that he has three Liberal Arts room- mates. DeMELT EUGENE WALKER Greenport, L. 1., New York Civil Engineering Cavalr]) " Slim " Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Captain (I); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Show, Script Writer (2); Track (4); CaJel, Assistant Librarian (3, 2, I) In love with a West Virginia lass — always has a joke to tell — a good Yankee — has a good line which goes on and on — the fatherly type — would like to work for a railroad — a little on the boastful side but easy to get along with. ROBERT DADE WALL Henderson, North Carolina Chemislr FielJ Artiller)! " General " V. A. S. (3); A. C. S. (2, 1); Carolina Club (4. 3, 2, 1) Slowest man in barracks — spends most of his time reading novels — likes to trifle — talks big — fond of bluff- ing people — an all around good fellow — doesn ' t spend any more time on his studies than absolutely necessary. RALPH ALBERT WELLER, JR. New York City Civil Engineering FielJ Ariiller} " Miss Weller " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); First Lieutenant (I); Hop Com- mittee (1); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Basketball (4); Intramural Manager (1); Yankee Club (4, 3, 2, I); A. S. C. E. (4, 2. 1); Academic Stars (4, 3, 2, 1) Broad smile, hearty laugh — these were always present, where Ralph was — rose in the ranks of " F " Company to be one of our best officers — a " star " man who still had time for every bull session — should go far with his ability. GEORGE SNYDER WHITE. JR. Short Hills, New Jersey Civil Engineering Infantry " Blasting Bitsie " A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1); Rifle Team (3. 2. 1) Serious and studious — a natural born barn mechanic — he would rather tinker than eat — often does — has one true love in all the world: his guns — has kept his side of the stoop in constant terror — ' 42 ' s gift to the Navy. BLUE ROOM SCENE JOHN EDWARD WHIIMORE Staunton, Virginia Liberal Arts FhUI Artillery " Izzie " Corporal (3); HunI Club (3, 2. 1); Shenandoah Valley Club (I); President (1); Leclern Club (3, 2, 1 ) ; Swimming Team (2, 1) Mechanically-minded, although a rank L.A. — has never been bested in a financial deal — you can ' t make him mad — a hard worker and a good boy — really loves his Shenandoah. ALTON GUSTAVIUS WILLIAMS Civil Engineering Suffolk, Virginia " Al " Flehl Artillery Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1 ) ; Academic Stars (2); Cadet. Business Staff (3, 2, 1 ) ; Circulation Manager (I); Glee Club (3, 2, 1); President (1); Second Class Show (4) ; Press Club (2) One of the more or less married men in the class — sometimes we think more — has been going with Lillie since he came to V.M.I. — always complains about not having enough time — at least always complains — likes to talk — has worked hard on the Glee club. GROVER CLEVELAND WILLIAMS, JR. Civil Engine Baskerville, Virginia " Greaser " Infantry Corporal (3); First Sergeant (2); Battalion Commander (1); Honor Court (I); General Committee (I); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2) The pride of the Infantry — playful — full of fun — no less a hard worker, especially in the military where his efficiency took him to the top — a square shooter — one whose generosity has endeared him to the brothers. CHARLES HENRY WILKINS Washington. D. C. Cliemiilry Cavalry " Chuck " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Pistol Team (4. 3, 1); Swimming (3, 2, I); Caplain (I); Hop Committee (I); Second Cla.. Finance Committee (2); Monogram Club (3, 2. I ) ; Ambassador Club (4, 3, 2, I); President (I); Cheer Leader (2, I); A. C. S. (2, I) An all around athlete — a crackerjack swimmer and pistol shot — as well as a peach of a fellow — could have risen high in military rank if he had so desired — a natural leader — a hard worker in academics. ALEXANDER HUTCHESON WILLIAMS Richmond. Virginia Civil Engineering Cavalry " Aleck " Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Academic Stars (2. 1); Richmond Club (4. 3, 2, I); A. S. C. E. (3. 2, I) Excellent is the word for Aleck — industrious and cheerful — well-liked and successful at everything he has touched — busy always, yet never fails to lend a helping hand — nor a good word. RICHARD POWHATAN WILLIAMS HoLLis, Long Island, New York Civi7 Engineering FielJ Artillery " Deeck " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant Major. First Sergeant (2) ; Regimental Commander (I); Class President (4. 3. 2, I); General Com- mittee (3, 2, I); President (1); Honor Court (3. 2, I ) ; Presi- dent (I); Basketball (3. 2, I); Captam (I); Baseball (3, 2, I ) ; Monogram Club (3, 2, 1 ) ; Vice-President (2); Hop Committee (Ih Yankee Club (4, 3, 2. 1); A. S. C. E. (3. 2, I) Dick ' s record shows what he has meant to ' 42 — it fails to show, however, his conscientiousness, his loyalty, his modesty — his ability to hold the class together dur- ing stormy periods of our Cadetship — yes, we owe him a lot. ( 2 ctnU- COMMANDERS ' ATTRACTION ROBERT WILLOUGHBY WILLIAMS East Falls Church, V.rcinia EUclrical fngincfring Cavair)) " Wilue " Corporal (3); ScrgeanI (2); Baseball (4, 3, 2, I); Monogram Club (2, 1); Basketball (4); A. I. E. E. (3, 2. 1 ) ; Aeollans (2, 1); Turn-Oul (4, 3, 2, 1); Bomb, Outrage Editor (I); CaJel. Sports Staff (2, 1); Hunt Club (3, 2, 1 ) ; Second Class Show (2, I); Episcopal Supper Club (3. 2, I); Hop Committee Artist (1) Well known artist and cartoonist in barracks — Spends most of his time drawing — Likes to trifle — Helps to keep the electrical section " loose " — His prowess as a baseball player is well established — Especially with a bat — Has many interests besides engineering — Syndicate merchant. WILLIAM ALLEN WILLLIS Augusta, Georgia Civil Engin eering Field Arlillery " Poke Chop " Wrestling (4); Manager, Freshman Wrestling (2, 1); Polo Team (2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, I) Another barracks Lothario is Billy, and as persistent a wolf as ever lived — dropping back from ' 41 hasn ' t stopped him in any way from becoming a popular and valuable addition to our class — will be remembered for his jollity and easy-going Southern cordiality. JAMES TRUESDELL WILSON Somerset, Kentucky Civil Engineering Field Artillery " Shell " Corporal (3); Supply Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Hop Com- mittee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Wrestling (4, 3, 2. 1); Captain (1); Monogram Club (3, 2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3- 2. 1) Drawling, easy-going — this son of Kentucky has wormed a path to our heart with his naturalness and sin- cerity — also, noted for his unpredictableness, his willing- ness to do anything at any time — a powerful and inspiring captain of the wrestling team. THOMAS WINFIELD WILLIAMSON Liberal Arh I Iarrisonuurg, Virginia " YcoR ' Cavalr ) al Manager; Academic Glee Club (4); Wrestling (2); Intr, Stars (2, I); 1 -clern Club (2. 1); Shenandoah Valley Club (4, 3, 2, I) Sincere — earnest — but wait, this is only a third of the time — when he ' s asleep — the most playful, unpredictable, thoroughly individual person we ' ve come in contact with — likes people and mixes well — will get along well in the world of men. CHARLES PERRY WILSON Clifton Force. Virginia Electrical Engii " Jed " E. E. (3. 2, I) CavalrJ Exec (I); Aeolii Presbyterian live Board ns (2, 1); Club (2.1) Hunt Club (3. 2. 1); A (1); Football (4); Horse Show T. Bomb (1); Second Class Show (3, 2, I) If there is anything you wish to know about Clifton Forge ask Jed — Always ready to talk on any subject — Helps to keep classes from becoming dull — Likes to ride — Spends little time studying — Full of original and clever ideas. THOMAS JAMES WILSON. Ill Clifton Forge, Virginia Liberal Arts Field Arliller), " Tommy " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (I); Academic Stars (2. I); Lectern Club (3, 2, 1) Though a private at heart stars and stripes both were his — a two-percenter — who specialized in bombs, batteries, and grease — Tommy had the distinction of wearing the only stripes on the East side as well as in the Liberal Arts department. RICHMOND FEEDS US r ' H ,i WALTER ELLIOTT WOELPER Newark, New Jersey Liberal Arh FiM ArlilU-r)) " Swoose " Yankee Club (4. 3. 2. I); Leclern Club (3. 2. 1 ) ; Methodisl Club (4, 3, 2, 1); Vice-Presidenl (I); Turn-Oul. Business Staff (3); Assistant Manager Baseball (2) Biggest interest, women — like the proverbial sailor has one in every port — had the most consistent car in camp — you could be sure it would always break down — likes to attend church functions — perhaps there is some hidden motive for this. JOHN MINOR WRAY Richmond, Virginia Civil Engii Cavalrv nmillee (1); Second Class 3. 2, I); Captain (1); 1); President (1); Inlra- iw (2); Presbyterian Club E. (3, 2, 1); Athletic church- " Rabbit " Corporal (3) ; Sergeant (2) ; Hop Co Finance Committee (2); Baseball (4 Football (4); Monogram Club (3, 2. mural Manager (1); Second Class Sb, (2, I); President (I); A. S. C. Council (I) Playful, then serious — running, then walking- man and party-boy — that ' s our son of Chester — Peter Rabbit — first ranking willow-wielder and shortstop jit- terbug — ready for a scrap or a picnic — heartbeat of the Sem — Hop along, Peter, and the world is yours for the taking. CHARLES MORTON YOUNG, JR. Rocky Mount, Virginia Civil Engine Field Artilley)) " Pop " Corporal (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Track (4, 3) Basketball (4); Cross Country (3); CaJet. Business Staff (3) Assistant Manager, Swimming (2); Manager. Swimming (1) Methodisl Club President (1) " Pop " has certainly kept the subject of prime impor- tance foremost in his mind for the past four years — the military — a very capable lieutenant — should be success- ful in future years either as an army officer or as a fight promoter — remembered for his broad friendly grin. JOl IN EDWIN WOODWARD, JR. Ri( iiMoM), Virginia Civil Engineering Field ArlilUr ) " Eloise " Basketball (4, 3, 2, I); Baseball (4); Monogram Club (2, I); Hop Committee (1); Second Class Finance Commiltce (2); BoMB Staff (1); Business Staff. CaJel (3); Intramural Manager (1); Intramural Council (1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2, 1) A lanky son of old Virginia — a star eager on any court — a ballroom blitzkreig and jokester of the old school — both athletic and intelligent — he takes our best with him but leaves a record that is an " object of honest pride " for V.M.I. JOHN MARTIN WRIGHT Columbus. Georgia Civil Engineering Field ArlilUrX " Mad Jack " Corpora! (3); Sergeant (2); Lieutenant (1); Lieutenant Adjutant (I); Pistol Team (4. 3, 2, I); Manager (I); Track (4. 2. I); Monogram Club (2, I); Wrestling (3); Hop Committee (I); Second Class Finance Committee (2); Georgia-Alabama Club (2, 1); A. S. C. E. (3, 2. I) " Mad Jack " the unpredictable — famed for his par- lor jokes and odd momenl remarks — blossomed out so- cially during his Cadetship — a capable and exacting of- ficer — staunch believer in the class privilege system and a constant terror to the rats — should have success in an army career. CHARLES EDWARD HUDSON. JR. Frederick, Maryland Chemi3tr , Field ArtilUry " Buck " Commanders (2); Hunt Club (3. 2) Prevented by an unfortunate accident from graduat- ing with his brothers — joined ' 42 in February — to get his degree — takes his struggles with chemistry philosoph- ically — takes a low bowling score hard — chief ambition — to own a bowling alley — identifying characteristic — hi? Seabiffuit laush. P412 3crm Charles Hard Beckham Chemistry Lakeland. Florida Cyril Bassich, Jr. Civil Engineering Petersburg. Virginia Carroll Jordan Bounds Civil Engineering Norfolk. Virginia Nicholas Salvatore Capasso Chcmislrv Brooklyn. New York Robert Thornton Lemmon. Jr. Liberal Arls Lynchburg. Virginia Joseph James Matthews. Jr. Civil Engineering Hamplon. Virginia Abisha Collins Pritcharu I lopcwcll. Virginia I Iarry John Siebert ( ,w7 Engincrine Richmond. Virginia John LEwrs Thacker Liberal Arh Charleston. West Virginia Ernest Henry Wahlert. Jr. Lihcral Arh Normandy. Missouri EIdward BicKfoRD Y ' ouNc. Jr. Liberal Arh Danville, Virginia 5. Accepted new cadet custom. 6. Before the storm. 7. Resurrection. 8. Finals! 19. " Over hill, over dale, " 20. White ducks on parade. fl K« ii Hd) i jJk ftpV PT k Ki 1 p ' l i % e?. un water 7. " Colonel " on a tombstoni 8. " H. " 9. Suspension bridge. 10. Battejii detail. St walk. k . ts. " I j roop 1 4. Visitors laugh. 1 5. Suckers. 1 6. Ants galore. I 7. Quarry inspection. 1 8. Birds of a Feather. 19. Flag pole climber. 20. " The Burner. " 7. 1000-inch range argets up. 1 4. The Three Stooges. ' But where are the horses? " m 4 -„ ! Id i. K. P. 9. Pass around the bottle. I 5. Police duty. 6. Battery street. 7. Running detail 18. Down the Hatch. 19. One among many. 20. Shorty and splinter. ;l Tuscres wrignt. 6. Coed at last! 7. Natural setting. ic one, rrenctiy. 1 3. And some were hungry- 1 4. Institution vs. college. 15. Riot drill. 1 6. Steeplechase. 1 7. Tony ' s Syncopators. 18. The " beach. " 19. Will he or won ' t he? 20. " Bungo " gets one off. McClure President Reeves Vke-Presideni Cass MUlnt ' inr, VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE Gordon Sackett Adams Cm Enohccring Red Oak, Virginia Hawes Netherlands Adams £ eclnca Engineering Wesllield, New Jersey Denver Floyd Aleshire. Jr. Elccirical Engineering Luray, Virginia James Aylor Anderson, Jr. Civil Engineering Lexington. Virginia William Cleator Andrew Civil Engineering Norlhfield, Vermont Nicholas Ivan Ardan, Jr. Pre-Medical Niagara Falls, New York Charles Edgar Arnold, Jr. Electrical Engineering Colony, Virginia Gerard Lee Asch Civil Engineering Long Beach, L. I.. New York Robert Abbott Aussicker Liberal Arts Schenectady, New York LiNDFORD Boone Bachtell Civil Engineering Lexington, Virginia Edwin Leroy Baker, Jr. Prc-Medical Portsmouth, Virginia Robert Mason Bartenstein Civil Engineering Warrenton, Virginia Robert Rittenhouse Barton Civil Engineering Radford, Virginia Burton Paul Beatty Electrical Engineering Brooklyn, New York Thomas Brian Beaulac Liberal Arts Franklin, Pennsylvania William Eugene Bell Civil Engineering Little Rock, Arkansas George Allen Bickerstaff Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Frank Nash Bilisoly, 111 Chemistry Portsmouth, Virginia Hugh Temple Birchett, Jr. Civil Engineering Hopewell, Virginia Beverley Sydnor Blackburn Cl,ami:,lr , Harrisonburg, Virginia Charles Luther Board Chcmisir)! Porl Marion, Pennsylvania Brian Howard Mason Bowen Civit Engineering Lynchburg, Virginia John Edward Brantly, Jr. Civil Engineering Pasadena, California MiMs McGehee Brantly Civil Engineering Pasadena, California Ralph Scott Bryan, Jr. C icm s rp Wadsworth Bucg, Jr. Electrical Engineering Norfolk, Virginia William Franklin Byers Liberal Arts Washington, Virginia Archibald Algernon Campbell Liberal Arh Wylheville, Virginia Whitman Stratton Carpenter Civil Engineering MIddlelown, New York Bevan Gillet Cass Liberal Arh Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Richard Henry Catlett, Jr. Eleclrical Engineering Richmond, Virginia Andrew Jackson Cavanaugh, III Liberal Arts Washington, D. C. Billy Sunday Clark Liberal Arts Dallas, Texas James Alvin Demmler Civil Engineering Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Overton Davidson Dennis, Jr. Chemislr ) Richmond. Virginia James Bender Dischinger Civit Engineering Gloucesler, Virginia s As s s N , VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE S Clyde Leonard Ellington Civil Engineering Fredericksburg, Virginia William Hlmsley Emory, Jr. Civil Engineering Warrenton, Virginia Leland Lloyd Estes, Jr. ChcwislrV Danville. Virginia William Taylor Feely Electrical Engineering Grand Rapids, Michigan Murray Innes Forbes, Jr. Electrical Engineering Huntington, West Virginia Donald Lee Fox Liberal Arl Dayton, Ohio Warren Settle Frank Civil Engineering Warrenton, Virginia Alvin Zell Freeman Civil Engineering Providence, Rhode Island Baylor Price Gibson Electrical Engineering Pennington Gap, Virginia Jesse Samuel Gillespie, Jr. Chemistr ) Bluefield, Virginia Floyd Dewey Gottwald, Jr. Chemistry Richmond, Virginia William Weeks Grove Civil Engineering New Hope, Virginia Curtis Alden Guild Pre-MeJical St. Albans, New York William Campbell Hacan ChemistrV Norfolk, Virginia Joshua Lucius Halbert, IV Electrical Engineering Corsicana, Texas John Selden Halsey Cbemiitrv Newport News, Virginia GuNYON Mitchell Harrison, Jr. Pre-MeJical Fredericksburg, Virginia Guy Halifax Haskins, Jr. Civil Engineering Poughkeepsie, New York John Pannill Hastings Electrical Engineering Corsicana, Texas Gardner Parrish Heller Chcmhlr Bedford, Virginia Ray Edgar Hicgins CiVr7 Engineering Somersel. Kenlucky William Poindexter Hill, Jr. Liberal Arh Winston-Salem, Norlh Carolina John Tate Hiner Civil Engineering Marlinglon, West Virginia James Orlando Hodcicin. Ill Pre-MeJical Warrenton, Virginia Earl Fulton Hocan Ci ' vi7 Engineering Clifton Forge, Virginia Nelson Miles Holden Ci ' viV Engineering Brooklyn. New York Guy Foster Hollifield Pre-Medlcal Martinsville, Virginia Mark Edgar Holt. Jr. Pre-MeJIcal Petersburg, Virginia Woodward Hoover Liberal Arts Bethesda, Maryland Gordon Lyle Jacks ChemislrX) Douglas, Arizona Max Frederick Jenny Chemlsir Niagara Falls, New York William Henry Johann, Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond. Virginia Andrew Langstaff Johnson, III Chemistr}) Plainfield, New Jersey Harry Tudor Jones, Jr. Liberal Arts Norfolk, Virginia Thomas Gabriel Jones, III Civil Engineering Tappahannock, Virginia William Crittenden Judd ChemislrX, Mineral, Virginia As S N N N S VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE I Eugene Thomas Kelley Civil Engineering Roanoke. Virginia William Breece Lambot Chemistry New York, New York Thomas Cope Laundon Electrical Engineering Topeka, Kansas Aaron Franklin Law Civil Engineering Healing Springs, Virginia Albin Lothar Lindall, Jr. Liberal Arts Ocean View, Virginia John Winfield Litton, Jr. Civil Engineering Norton. Virginia Nelson Alexander Mahone, Jr. Civil Engineering Charlottesville. Virginia Wiluam Dow Markin Civil Engineering Ironton, Ohio John Marshall Civil Engineering Petersburg, Virginia William Granville McClure, Jr. Civi7 Engineering Richmond, Virginia Robert Warren McConnell Pre-McJical Troy, Ohio Charles Ledyard McCord Electrical Engineering Cleveland, Ohio John Kilby McGrath. Jr. Civil Engineering ■risonburg, Virginia Thomas Francis Civi7 Engineering Roanoke, Virginia IcGraw. Jr. William Charles McKamy Chemistry Chatham, Mississippi Robert William McKelvey Civil Engineering Belleview, Illinois Thomas Cole McLeod Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia t h ' James Arthur Middleton Civil Engineering Syracuse. New York Robert Earl Miller Elcclrlcai Engineering Chllllcoihe, Ohio Julius Andrew Minton Civil Engineering Roanoke, Virginia Robert Boxley Mountcastle Civil Engineering Roanoke, Virginia Chesley Maurice Moyer, Jr. Civil Engineering Staunton, Virginia Joseph Muha Ci ' vi7 Engineering McKees Rock, Pe sylvania Byron Frances Nettrour Cvil Engineering Ben Avon, Pennsylvania Arthur Bayne Nunn, Jr. Civil Engineering Goshen, Virginia George Ellis Parker Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Charles Curry Parkins Electrical Engineering Harrisonburg, Virginia Jack McPherson Parrish, Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Bane Gustaff Peery Electrical Engineering Tazewell, Virginia Overton Baker Pettit Civil Engineering Fredericks Hall, Virginia Edwin Keith Phillips Civil Engineering Hilton Village, Virginia George Monroe Pickral Chemistry Chatham, Virginia ViRCiNius Sebrell Pittmann, Jr. Pre-MeJIcal Capron, Virginia Allen Rives Potts CiviV Engineering Gordonsville, Virginia s s s s N VIRGINIA MILIARY INSTITUTE Edwin Pace Preston Civil Engineering Norfolk, Virginia Robert Morris Price Electrical Engineering Newport News, Virginia Robert Legare Reeves Pre-MeJical Madison. New Jersey Robert Leslie Revely. Jr. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Pete Rice, Jr. EUclrical Engineering Dallas, Texas William Henry Romm Pre-Medical Norfolk, Virginia William Jenkins Ross Chemiitrp Florence, Alabama Julian Beckwith Ruffin Civil Engineering Hopewell, Virginia John Fulton Reynolds Scott.Jr. Liberal Arts East Falls Church, Virginia Donald Hollis Selvage, Jr. Chemistry Amherst, Virginia Leon Melius Sensabaugh Liberal Arts Birmingham, Alabama Gordon Anderson Smith Electrical Engineering Grayslake, IlUnois Harry Lee Smith, Jr. Liberal Arts Delaplane, Virginia Jeffrey Greenwood Smith Civil Engineering Ft. Clark. Texas George Murrell Snead, Jr. Electrical Engineering Norfolk, Virginia Silas Herbert Snodgrass Civil Engineering Washington, D. C. Emil Sotnyk Civil Engineering Ford City, Pennsylvania Robert Mackay Stribling Civi7 Engineering Markham, Virginia John Bernard Sullivan Liberal Arts Maplcwood, New Jersey Bruce Henry Suter Civil Engineering Scarsdale, New York James Garman Tapley Elcclrical Engineering Logan. West Virginia Rudolph Henry Tauskey Civil Engineering Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Vincent Johns Thomas Electrical Engineering Norfolk, Virginia Peyton L. Wade Thompson.Jr. Liberal Arh Waynesboro, Georgia Daniel McCarthey Thornton, Jr. Civil Engineering Norfolk. Virginia Leo Costello Tynan Liberal Arts San Antonio, Texas Eugene Melvin Tyndall Chemistry Cape Charles, Virginia Braden Vandeventer Liberal Arls Norfolk, Virginia John Henry VanLandincham Electrical Engineering Petersburg, Virginia Horace Walter Vaughan Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia Walter Lynwood Vaughan Chemistry Roanoke, Virginia William Ward, Jr. Cvil Engineering Painlsville, Kentucky Charles Gordon Weber Chemistry) St. Charles, Illinois Paul Welles. Jr. Liberal Arls Lexington, Virginia Francis Conway Welton Civi7 Engineering Richmond, Virginia Joshua Clyde Whetzel, Jr. Chemistr)) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania As S S S s , VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE Charles Sharp Willcox, Jr. Prc-McJkal Norfolk, Virginia Francis Brown Williams, Jr. Civi7 Engineering Meridian, Georgia Gerald Samuel Williams Ci ,il Engineering Front Royal, Virginia William Chisholm Winter, Jr. Pre-MeJieal Charlotte, North Carolina Robert Whitlaw Wiseman Pre-MeJical Danville, Virginia Prince Briggs Woodard CivjV Engineering Courtland, Virginia WiLBERT Tucker Woodson, Jr. Civil Engineering Fairfax, Virginia Joseph Robert Wyatt, Jr. Civil Engineering Lynchburg, Virginia Rice McNutt Youell, Jr. Liberal Arls Richmond, Virginia History of the Class ofl943 yV HATEVER we may write down as the his- tory of the Class of 1943 for this, our Sec- ond Class year, must necessarily be colored by the catastrophic world events that have been and are ta king place. We returned to the Institute in early September with a doubt brooding in our minds as to our individual place in international affairs, but still with a certain unexplainable desire to get back to work and buckle down to our studies with a new vigor. We, as does every Second Class, had a great deal to look forward to. With the few restrictions that were removed from us as Second Classmen we gained new respons- ibilities. Our militant work as cadet sergeants was much more difficult than we had heretofore experi- enced; the training we received working with the Finance Committee was invaluable help in training us along business lines; and our studies proved to be a constant source of worry. All through the year the Electrical Engineers worried about blow- ing out ammeters, the Civil Engineers tried to build bridges on paper, the Chemists cursed getting back " repeat " experiments, the Liberal Artists became disgusted with their vain attempts to find research material in the Library, and the Pre-Meds almost went blind fighting microscopes. But we worked — no less cheerfully because of the obstacles met or the difficulties overcome. Ring Figure week-end was a memorable one for us all. We had looked forward to the occasion ever since our Rat year. It was a pleasure to wear our mess jackets for the first time and it is a pleas- ure to wear jour rings. We have worked hard and overcome a great many trials m order to wear our rings — they are, to us, a symbol of one of the strongest of ties — " Brother Rat of ' 43. " December 7th! That day will live long in our memories, not particularly because of Pearl Har- bor, but because of the change that it has wrought in our future. We became immediately conscious of the vital necessity of our military training, both to ourselves and to our country. General Order No. 2 1 was published in Mid-February announc- ing the early graduation of the First Class on May 1 5th, and the respective advancement of all other classes. We became First Classmen and took on our new responsibilities seriously and with the full realization of our future task. We don ' t know what the plans of the Institute or the War Department are for our future, but whatever they may be they will be accepted without reserve. Reviewing the year and the activities of the class we find one element that is very evident. We are a unified group with pride and loyalty in the class itself — a feeling that his grown up through constant association and deepening friendships. These ties we are now making will be of infinite value and unaccountable wealth later in life. We are First Classmen, and it is up to us to run the school in the best manner that we see fit. The new rules we make and the old ones we revoke should be directed towards keeping the corps full of the old spirit for which we are famous. We have followed the Class of 1942 through three years at the Institute, and as they now leave we wish them all the luck and success in the world with the problem they are facing. It is not easy to look forward to the war that they have to and that we shall have to. But we know, from their leader- ship of us, that the U. S. Army will be greatly enhanced by their induction as Second Lieutenants. We shall expect to hear of their exploits in the field at a not too distant date. We wish them good luck and God speed. S S S s , S VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE History of the Class of 1944 A ND so our first summer furlough ended . • One hundred and eighty-eight of us, from twenty-eight states and three possessions, drifted back to barracks in much the same frame of mind that Third Classmen have returned for one hundred and three years. That last night with our " running girl, " or the dances, or maybe just the comparative ease and freedom which had been ours for almost three months, was still vivid to us. Christmas was a long way off. Still, we were no longer " rats, and seeing the " Brothers " again was good. Predestined by tradition to be the detrimental influence in barracks, we were not in the least re- luctant to assume every privilege which had been denied us last year, nor did we hesitate to with- hold these same privileges from the rats. Of course the rat system was a full time job for us during the first few days, but soon academics became the predominate factor in our lives. Most of us found the courses to be much more difficult this year from what they were last year. From dreaded Calculus classrooms came devastatmg bi- weekly grades along with tales of " transoms, " wringers, " and " duck soup. " The Electricals drew miles of circuits and insisted that theirs was the most difficult course in school, perhaps the hard- est in the world. The Civils discovered that a seven-five bridge is not good enough. They also found that the letters in the alphabet are D. M. D. ! The Chemists were thankful that there could be only ninety-two elements in their unknowns, and hoped that some day everything will run to equi- librium. The Liberal Artists argued that they did not have a " hay " period every afternoon, and con- sistanlly strove " To see the world in a gram of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower. " All Pre- Meds were inestimably encouraged by such state- ments as: " I realize that most of you will end up as high school biology teachers, but one or two may become rif-raf doctors. When are you going to get to work? " Ask them which section feels the closest bond. Throughout the year we have been well repre- sented in the extra-curricular activities in the Insti- tute. From the beginning of football season through the last track meet and baseball game, our athletes have been indispensable. The members of the Third Class have been active in the work on our periodicals, dance committees, the Glee Club, and all the various clubs, committees, and organizations in the school. Those of us who were made cor- porals have " put out " and been consistently " eager. " Our Second Class Finance Committee has already begun its work. Mid-Winters were our last large dances of the year, but an increased number of First Class hops partially made up for the discontinuation of the larger dances. Stumbling down unlighted stairs during black- out instructions, walking post during air raid prac- tices, attending lectures, and the prospect of an early graduation emphasized and re-emphasized the word Military in V. M. I. May the members of the First Class, who vill soon be diffused throughout all our armed forces, display their ability as efficiently in their new posi- tions as they have during the two years we have known them. If this be so, they have no need of the usual " Good Luck. " World conditions have made it impossible to fore- see clearly the future. We feel, however, that we must cling to those principles and ideals which have been the mainstays of our lives. We will not allow them to be disrupted nor lowered by conditions which we all hope and pray will be but a horrible memory within a short time. The training, the knowledge, and the sense of responsibilities which we have received this year surely will be of value to us both now and in the days to come. Irwin President Easterly Vice-President MarsT0N.._._ Historian VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE GEORGE MURRELL ALEXAXUER. JR. Chemistry Lynchburg, Virginia JAMES PATTERSON ASHBY. JR. Winston-Salem, North Carolina JULIEN SMITH ATKINS Civii Enoinccring Selma. Alabama EDWARD CLIFTON BAIN, JR. Electrical Engineering Portsmouth, ' irginia CRESCENT FRANK BALJIEXTI Pre-Medical Youngstown, Ohio JAMES IRVING BEALE, III Cifil Engineering Franklin, Virginia JOSEPH DAVID BEAM, JR. C icmiXrv Hamlet, North Carolina FRANCIS BELL, III Chemistry Dublin, Virginia FRANK MEADE BELL Civil Enqineerina Bethesda, JIaryland WINFRED SCOTT BEXXETT Pre-Medical Patchogue, L. I., New York JAMES EDWARD BIGGS, JR. Civil Engineering Wichita Falls, Texas LEONARD A. BLACKBURX, JR. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia ALBERT STUART BOLLIXG Civil Engineering Suffolk, Virginia ' BRUCE BOWDEX Chemistry Norfolk, ' Virginia EDWIN RALPH BOWERS Civil Engineering Arlington, Virginia VICTOR McKINLEY BOWERS, JR. Pre-Medical Chicago, Illinois BERT WATSON BROOKS Chemistrt Jlontclair, New Jersey CONSTANTINE PIRIE BROWN Civil Engineering Washington, D. C. CARL SAMUEL BURBRIDGE Civil Engineering East Liverpool, Ohio DONALD CAMERON BURDON Liberal Arts Green Bay, Wisconsin ROGER HARRY BURNHAM Civil Engineering Maynard ' . Massachusetts ROBERT JENNINGS CABANISS Civii Engineering Roanoke. ' irginia JAMES PIERCE CHAMBERS Civil Engineering Arvonia, ' Virginia BURNET CLAIBORNE CHRISTIAN Electrical Engineering Tunstall, Virginia JOHN HAMILTON CHRISTIAN Chemistry Huntington, West Virginia WAYNE GORDON CLARKE, JR. Electrical Engineering Whitehaven, Tennessee JAMES STEWART CI.AUKE, JU. Civil Biif inccrinn Lexington, Virginia FRED ALVIN COLLINS. JR. Electrical Emiiiiccriiui Dobbs Ferry, New Vorlf GEORGE BKA.MWELL COLONNA, JR. Civil Enninccriiui Hampton, Virginia THOMAS ARTHUR COOK Chemistry Charlotte, North Carolina THOMAS SANFORD COOK, TR. Electrical Engiiucrimi Portsmouth, Virginia ALBERT BROWN COOPER. JR. Chemistry Bristol, Virginia JAMES LAWRENCE COOPER Civil Enfjiiiccrina Huntsvillc, Alabama LLOYU ALLAN CORKAN, JR. Liberal Arts New Brighton, Pennsylvania GEORGE ARTHUR CRANE, JR. Chemistry Richmond, Virginia JOHN HAW CROSS Liberal Arts Lynchburg, Virginia CHARLES CLIFTON CROWDER Blackstone, Virginia ROBERT IRVING DEWITT Civil Enaineerina Langley Field, Virginia CAREY TREMAINE DORSET Chemistry Arlington, Virginia JAMES VALENTINE DOSS, JR. Liberal Arts Virginia Beach, Virginia MICHAEL JOHN DUCKO Ci-eil Eiifiincering Clairton, Pennsylvania HARRY WATKEY EASTERLY, JR. t ivil Eniiineerinfj Richmond, Virginia WILLIAM THOMAS EICKELBERG Chetnistry Baltimore, Maryland TAZEWELL ELLETT, III Civil Eiuiitieerinri Richmond, Virginia T. ROBERT EMERY Chemistry Kenosha, Wisconsin HAROLD SLOAT EMISON, JR. Garden City, Long Island. New York EDWARD JACKSON ENGLISH Electrical Emiiiteerini, Richmond, Virginia LEONARD OSWELL FEARS. JR. Pre-Mcdical Lynchburg, Virginia THOMAS LEO FLETCHER Electrical Eiwiitccriiia Manila, Philippine Islands RAYMOND CONGDON FLOYD, TR. Civil Engiuecriun Montgomery, Alabama LEWIS DeWITT FREEMAN. TR. Civil Enfiiueeriiifi Richmond. ' irginia W ALTER T. H. GALLIFORD. JR. Liberal Arts Portsmouth, Virginia WILLIAM JAMES GARNER. JR. Civil Enfiincerinfi Richmond, Virginia s s s s s s s -A s , mz VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE V THO.MAS BLVTHE GEXTRY Civil Eiuiinccrinci Danville, Kentucky ARTHUR LOUIS GIAXELLONI Prc-Mcdical Havana, Cuba MARVIN LAYMAN GILLUM Electrical Engineering s, Virginia PEYTON TERRY GISH. IR. Civil Engineering Staunton, ' irginia JAMES ROY GORDON. 11 Civil Enqincering Richmond, Virginia STEUBEN GILMAN GRANGER Civil Engineering Cranbury. New Jersey ALFRED BUTTERFIELD GRUNWELL Electrical Engineering Arlington, Virginia CARL JOSEPH HAAN Civil Engineering Charleston, West Virginia WILLIAM ARGYLE HALEY, III Civil Engineering Culpeper, Virginia FRANK GILBREDTH HAMILTON Civil Enciincering Rapidan, Virginia JAMES DULANY HAMMOND, JR. Liberal Arts Alexandria, Virginia ANDREW W. HARGROVES. JR. Prc-Medieal Portsmouth, ' irginia ARMISTEAD TAYLOR HARVIE, JR. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia ROBERT TAY ' LOR HELMEN Pre-iledical South Bend, Indiana LOFTUS HENGEVELD, JR. Pre Uedical Newton, New Jersey LELAND LAKE HOLMES. JR. Norfolk, ' virgini ' a JAMES ;MERIWEATHER HULL, JR. Liberal Arts Augusta, Georgia HENRY ' THOMAS HUPP, TR. Civil Engineering Chase City, ' irginia JOHN STEPHEN INGLES " Ci ' i ' iV Engineering Quarry Heights, Canal Zone JAMES INGLIS Chemistry Greensburg, Pennsylvania JOHN POINDEXTER IRBY, III Civil Engineering Blackstone, Virginia JAMES ALVIN IRWIN Electrical Engineering Springdale, Pennsylvania THOMAS JOSEPH JOHNSTON. IR. Civil Enaineerincj Norfolk, " Virginik JOSEPH REDFERN TONES, JR. Civil Engineering Columbus, Ohio ROBERT PARKE JONES, TR. Electrical Engineering Norfolk, Virginia JACK FREDERICK KING Civil Engineering Columbus, Georgia WILLIAM JOHNSON KUPPER. TR. Liberal Arts Lawrence, New York JAMES CHRISTIAN ' I.AMR. Ill Civil linpincrrinfi Warsaw, Virginia UII.I.IAM KinVAKI) I.AWSnX, [K. IHi;ii|-;i ICK I.AVMAN. JK. ' ' ' ' . :i r.iiiiiiivcriiiii ' - ' " I " I. Vircinia WALLACE ROBINS LINDSEV l-lnlrical En(iinecrinf, Alexandria, VirRinia FRED MAROLIJ LOCKWOOD Chil Biwiiiccnm, Brownwood. Texas CHARLES iMERLE LUCK. IR Ch ' ll Eiuiiitccrhui Riclinioml, VirRinia LEWIS MORRIS LUDLOW. IR Chemistry Parkersburg, West ' irginia JOHN HUGH MacDONALD, JR Civil Emiinccrimi Wohurn, .Massachusetts EUBERT HARRISON MALONE, JR. C ltcmtstr Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina ROBERT QUARLES .MARSTON Prc-Medical Toano, Virginia AUSTIN WALRATH MARTENSTEIN, Washington, District of Columbia CLARENCE AMES MARTIN, IR r.! ' i7 Eiifiiiwcriiici Columbia. South Carolina DENNIS PARFREMENT McCARTY Prc-Medical Delaplane. Virginia JOHN HOUSTON McCLUNG Prc-Mcdical Lexington. Virginia WILLIAM S. A. McINTYRE Electrical Engi»ceriii(i Duquesne, Pennsylvaiiia JAMES BEVERLY McVEIGH Civil Eiigil:ccriug Lynchburg. ' irginia RICHARD AL ' A MEADE Crcil Eiwiiiceri,,,! Scarsdale. New York JOHN LLOYD MERCHANT Civil Eiiaiiiccriiit, Haddonfield, New Jersey CHARLES THEODORE METCALF ri: ' .7 Bimiicerina Columbus, Ohio ' EARL ARDEN MILLER Electrical Eiwiiiccriiin Norfolk, Virginia JOHN POTTER MITCHELL, JR. Abbeville, Alabama JACK HARRISON MONTAGUE Civil Enciineeriniy Independence, Missouri RICHARD YOUNG MOON Civil Ennintcrim, Asheville ' . North " Carolina WILLIAM RODGERS MOORE Civil Engliieerino Big Stone Gap, ' irginia CHARLES THOMAS MOSES Civil En,,iiieeri„!, Appomattox. Virginia s As N N A. A , mz S VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE AUGUST WILHELM MUELLER Chemistr-i Davenport, Iowa WESLEY GRIGG MULLEN Civil Engineering Richmond, ' irginia WILLIAJI ALEXANDER MUNROE CiViV Engineering Derry, Pennsylvania HOWELL LEWIS MYERS, JR. Civil En-gineering Park Ridge, Illinois ROBERT ERWIN NAY ' Eleetrieal Engineering Wheeling, West Virginia LEE LOCHHEAD NICHOLS Electrical Engineering Richmond. Virginia WILLIAM ROBERT NICHOLS Civil Engineering Ft. McPherson, Georgia RICHARD CHARLES NIESS Civil Engineering East Rockaway, New York HENRY TALBOT ODOM, JR. Liberal Arts Greenwood, Mississippi RICHARD ALLEN OVERMYER Civil Engineering Bellevue, Ohio WARREN LUCK OVERSTREET Electrical Engiucering Roanoke, Virginia CHARLES WALTER PARKER, JR. Electrical Engineering Ahoskie, North Carolina THOMAS LEWIS PEYTON, JR. Electrical Engineering Bethesda, Maryland HENRY FRANKLIN PHILLIPS Ciz ' il Engineering Richmond, Virginia JOHN BURR PIGGOT T, JR. Pre-Medical Washington, District of Columbia JOHN ELDRIDGE POINDEXTER Civil Engineering Newport News, Virginia GEORGE IRELAND POOS Chemistry Arlington, Virginia STUART RAGLAND, JR. Pre-Medical Richmond, Virginia HARRY RATRIE, JR. Civil En-gineerinc Baltimore, Maryland WILLIAM MARCUS REED Pre-Medical Harrisburg, Pennsylvania JAMES MENARDI RENTON Civil Engineering Portland, Oregon GLENN HICKAM RICHMOND Pre-Medical Norton, Virginia IRL CEPHAS RIGGIN, JR. Civil Engineering Richmond, Virginia RELEY BAXTER ROBERTS Liberal Arts Danville, Virginia LeROy barlett roper Civil Engineering Petersburg, Virginia JOSEPH STUART ROWLAND Pre-Medical Richmond, Virginia BLINN SLAIN RUSH Electrical Engineering Allen Park, Michigan JOSIAH RYLAND Richmond, HARVEY SEYMOUR SADOW Chemistry New York, New York WII.I.IAM VAI. SANFORIJ, JR. Kil.lcy, TciincssL-c JdllN KLMER SCIIMIDT lllcctrical Enfiitiecriitii Chicaf u, Illinuis ARTHUR LUCIUS SEAY, 111 Civil Eni inccrinjj Petersburg, Virginia ROBERT SINGLETON SHERRARU Civil Riuiiiicerimi WIII.Av Street, Pennsylvania lU ' RTDX PRETTYMAN SHORT Ciril Eiunneerinii llcpeweli, Virgiiiia WALTER HAINES SMARTT l rc-Mcdicat Chattanooga, Tennessee NICHOLAS NORMAN SMELOFF Electrical Engineering Allentown, Pennsylvania DUDLEY CROFFORD SMITH. JR. Charlotte ' sville, Virginia JULIAN HOUSTON SMITH Cticmistry Selnia. 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Pre-Medical Orlando, Florida EZRA BOUCHELLE TRICE Civil Engineering Boligee, Alabama DANIEL JIOSLEY TUCKER Liberal Arts Chase City, Virginia % s s As s As s s s As A A A A A A A A A A A A 42 A A A A A A VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE RICHARD WILLIAM TWO.MBLV Civil Enqineerinij West Hurley. New Voik HAROLD NORWOOD TYLER, JR Chi Richn istr nd. Virgil MAURICE LINWOOD TYLER. JR. Civil Enfiineerinti Richmond, Virginia CHARLES THOMAS VANDEVEXTER Liberal Arts Dorchester. N ' irginia LAWRENCE BUTLER WALES. JR. Liberal Arts Norfolk. Virginia ROSS FRANCIS WALKER Eleetrical Eiigiiieeriitg Fairfax. Virginia GOMER HARRIS WARD Chemistry Kenora, West Virginia JOSEPH TURNER WARREN Ciz ' il Entfinecring Delaplane, Virginia EDWARD SHEPHARD WASDELL Civil Enqinccrim, Wilmette, Illinois EARL WATSOX, JR. Civil Enciineerimi Chincoteague, Virginia ROBERT GILKESON WATT Civil Euttuu-eriiici Thomasville. Georgia HOWARD B. WEATHERFORD. JR. Pre-Uedical Richmond, Virginia ELDRIDGE AUGUSTUS WHITEHURST Civil Eiwineerimi _ Virginia Beach, ' irginia MORTON CALLOWHILL WILHELM Pre-Medical Roanoke. Virginia THOMAS EVAN WILLIAMS CiViV Emiincering Richmond, ' irginia HARRY ' MINOR WILSON. IR- Chemistry Charlottesville. ' irginia TAY ' LOR CHRISTIAN WILSON, JR. Civil Eitgineeriiui Hampton, Virginia THEODORE MINTON WILSON Civil Engineering Lake Forest, Illin ois WALTER McILHANEY WOLFE. JR. Pre-Medical Catonsville, Maryland RAYMOND H. WOODALL. JR. Cizdl Engineering Sandstone, Virginia CHARLES THOMAS YANCEY Civil Engineering Waynesboro, Virginia NATHANIEL FRANCIS YOUXG Civil Engineerinii Fairfax, Virginik OsBORN President Wise Vke-Presidenl VIRGINIA MILITARY HNSTITUTE EDWIN GRAHAM ADAIR, JR. Lexington, Virginia ROBERT EDWARD ANDERSON Alliance, Ohio EILAND ELAND ANTHONY, JR. Troy, Alabama ARCHIBALD VINCENT ARNOLD, JR. Wilmington. Delaware f ipj. JEROME CARTWRIGHT HOWIE PRESTON COCHRAN, JR. JOHN REID DAVIS Hilton Village, Virginia HUGH CHARLES DISCHINGER Gil ARTHUR FREDERICK DORIE ' alley Stream, Long Island, New York PAUL ERB DOUTRICH, JR. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania irgn S S As N A S VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SIDNEY ROGERS GITTENS. IK. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ROBERT WADE GLEASON ERNEST RICHARD HARDEN, III Virginia Beach, V irginia SAMUEL DEVEREAUX HATHAWAY Danville. Virginia WILLIAM RANSOM lOHNSON, JR. Charleston, West Virginia JOSEPH RODDEY JONES Norfolk, Virginia LEWIS EDWARD JONES Bristol, ' irginia ROBERT EMORY TONES Rustlnng. Virginia WILLIAM FREDERICK KASTELBERG. JR. Richmond, Virginia ALAN EDSON KINSEL Washington, District of Columbia FRANK DAVID LAIR, III Charleston, Missouri EDWARD V. LANKFORD, JR. a .e c. es. p- f . JOSEPH KEITH NOYES " Washington. District of Columbia .TAIIES JASPER 0-. ElLI.. JR. Rome. Georgia ROBERT MARIOX OSBORX Suffolk, irginia s s s s s s s s s St- mz s VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE ROBERT LESLIE PETTIGREW Cape Haitien. Haiti ROBERT EDWARD PITTNLAN Capron. Virginia WALTER CARROLL PLUXKETT, JR. Norfolk, Virginia LUTHER DOUGLAS PRITCHARD Hopewell, ' irginia FRANKLYX CRAIGHEAD RICE Ridgewood, Xew Jersey ROBERT BLAIR RICHARDS Washington. District of Columbia JOSEPH DYER RIVIERE !( •=; . W t V " ry. Ci. ATLAS BURNESS WINDHAM. JR. Petersburg, ' irBiiiia THOArAS GARDNER WINSTON Richmond, N ' irginia s s s s N VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE History of the Class of 1945 ! 1 I 1 t I I «s WERE this written as it should be, we fear there would be reached an epoch in the manu- facture of class histories. While better judgment forbids the telling of realistic records there is no harm to suggest some of the things that usually creep in. We have had fun and lived in clover, though our year has been a lean one. When the time for " Finals " came, we had many sins to answer for. With the end of a sultry summer prospective students are happy to have school open again. Such were we, the now assembled two hundred odd " rats " at the V. M. I. That day, the one ap- pointed to engulf us in a storm for many months, approached at an unheralded speed. The thought did not bother us much; it was to be a day when we should quietly assume new duties at a far off place called Lexington, Virginia. The momentous day on which our numbers entered the Institute our entire perspective of life changed. Definitely we were not what we had been cracked up to be. " Rats " one usually called them; dumb little things that always seem to be in the way. That ' s how they explained us — we who had been graduated three months before with high honors. Oh high school, how good you seemed to us then ! The memories of that fir st assembly in military formation! " BattaHon, ' ten-SHUN. " The entire corps was quiet. Every cadet was standing erect, face to the front and thumbs along the black seams. We were another picture, twist- ing and squirming and wondering what had hap- pened. The setting was a beautiful one with long straight lines of cadets. We were the mk blot on a page of white. Plagued with the unpleasant, raspmg earful, " finn out, misto! " we began our classes. The time passed quickly. Many sleepless nights were spent wondering how badly we had hurt the " thirds ' feelings over some small, trivial matter. Making an appearance at Parade and singing " The Spirit " with gusto at the first football game were taken in one stride. The pleasant surprises of the opening dances faded into our first case of stage fright as we marched through the streets of Richmond and passed in review at the City Stadium. The glorious victory over " Tech " was a feather to be worn rakishly during the three short days of freedom. The long enforced quietude of our year was passing. The brief respite of the Christmas Fur- lough served to light the fuse. The explosion was to come. Exams! We went at them with a flying leap. None wanted to be left by the wayside. Finally, the terrible nightmares ended. Life took on a different aspect. Our brotherhood was older and we felt that tremendously. As the greenish hue began to hem the parade ground, our thoughts wandered back to the pitfalls of our earlier days. Remember, " brother rats, " the day we tugged our bags into Washington Arch, sharply cut a corner — and woke up three weeks later. The many trips to the Q. M. D., the torch- light parades, and the vague something known as garrison review at Homecoming are but memories serving to disrupt more unpleasant thoughts. Those midnight jaunts known as " shirt tailers " helped break the monotony, too. May these little things that seem so insignificant now be always etched in our hearts. The Pied Piper had but a few more mournful notes to blow, for his followers were blessed with a wonderful fate. Out of the " line " in mid-May. The early graduation of the First Class was re- sponsible. Though we were sorry to see our " dikes ' take their leave, their early departure assured many privileges that would not have been received until sultry June. As the traveler who has at last reached the summit of a far-off mountain stops to look back over the tortuous journey, we now pause to view the trip we have made these last nine months. Nine months! Where have they gone? Indeed, they have passed rapidly. They have been good months, filled with adventure and reverses. May we as- semble at the V. M. I. for another and more nine months to live in the perfect harmony of our flower- ing friendships. 03 o CO ; I ' I li I !l i a Anticipation . . Realization . . SyncK ation . . Relaxation . . Gr e and Symmetry . . The inal Curtain, iiled hall resounds with I ucker ' s music. le cadet s dale places the tng his finger, and a kiss seals (he bargain. Between dances — ihe smoking room overfly] with cadets, faculty, girls. Beauty comlnhil vs-ii, mi which makf ilu V. M I orable occasion. Whilr form ihr tradition toucli. As tlie co uples pass through ihc arch, the remain- ing awail iheir turn. Uppermost thought of each nervous two-slriper; " Will I drop the ring? " ' J ' A K " . . Xi. -j.ap VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE The Honor Court The Honor Court and the Honor system are the proudest possessions of the V. M. I. Corps. Its members, taken from the officers of the three upper classes and three additional men from the First Class, deal with actions pertaining to the honor of any single cadet or any action that might reflect on the honor of the Corps. It has upheld these standards for over a century and every cadet is an enforcer of its lava ' s. The General Committee The General Committee is an organization formed by the Corps of Cadets to enforce class privileges and to help govern the conduct of the Corps as a whole. Its members are taken from all of the upper class officers and several members appointed from the first class. This year the General Committee has functioned extremely well and has been ably guided by its officers. The Hop Committee In top place among the social events in the life of a cadet stand the hops held in ' 94 Hall. Five times a year the Hall is beautifully decorated, and lovely girls from all sections of the country throng to Lexington for the week-end to dance to the music of the nation ' s leading or- chestras. The Hop Committee of 1942 began the year under a decided handicap, caused by a heavy debt which was left by the preceding committee, and the outlook for the future was indeed dim. By means of excellent cooperation from the Corps and the able leadership of Everett King the committee has paid off the standing debt and will leave the ' 43 Committee a clear slate to start their year on, a rare gift, and one which will be appreciated when the work begins. Due to the present national crisis the hop program was severely curbed dur- mg the last half of the term, the V. M. I. Commanders were selected to play for the Mid- Winter Dances. S S S As mz VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE Officers of the Guard All of us have heard the familiar quotation: " Full many a flower is born to blush unseen and waste its sweetness on the desert air. " The same may be said of the " stripeless legion, " that group of ungarnished sleeves, who, though undoubtedly having many a military genius hidden among their midst, have remained in the ranks as privates of the First Class. It is a group that composes the O. G. ' s Association. As the name suggests, the O. G. ' s Association concerns itself mainly with the guard teams, the Officers of the Guard being the first class privates of the corps. As every cadet knows, the guard ratings depend largely upon the Officer of the Guard, that red-sashed individual who guides the guard team faithfully through fires, bombs, and shirt-tail parades. But it is not only with the guard teams that the O. G. ' s Association has to deal. Its mem- bers make up the First Class privates of the companies, fill the third ranks of the third pla- toons, and are responsible in keeping the military standards high and in preserving the tra- ditions and privileges which have been built up in the corps. The Association met early in the year and elected genial, likable Joe Edens as their president for the year. Joe has served well on the General Committee and the Honor Court, and has shown himself well and capable of being the leader of one of the largest organized groups in barracks. In keeping with the annual custom, an O. G. ' s Association banquet was held in the Spring. It was indeed a mem.orable occasion, with the usual toasts, speakers from the association, and a lively floor show, the main price of admission being clean sleeves. The Second ClassFinance Committee The most mercenary men m barracks, including the " Syndi- cate, " — sowers of woe and harvest- ers of shekels every Friday night — biggest pests on or before May 15 — descendants of Satan more feared than their forefather. The Second Class Finance Committee serves two important functions in the corps. First they take all of your money, then they sink it in hops. Maga- zines, Christmas cards, newspapers, flowers, calendars, even mess jackets and paletots contrib- ute their share to the coffers of the Finance Committee. Headed by Jeffery G. Smith, the Finance Committee has helped in the backing of hops during the current school year as well as building up a financial foundation for the next year ' s social events. All profits picked up by the sales conducted in barracks go into a common fund to be used in promoting the dances during the first class year. The Committee has functioned smoothly and efficiently under the management of Smith and Emory. Starting out from scratch at the first of the year, they have concentrated on making the most money the least spent. The balance carried forward from the second class year to the first class year will ably back the undertakings of the Finance Committee as they take over the Hop Committee duties next year. s N S S N S As S S S S S , m2 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE The V. M. I. Commanders Menk Business Manager When passing J. M. Hall any night after supper there can be heard a succession of discordant sounds that suddenly blend into a fine rendition of one of the season ' s popular tunes. The Commanders are prac- tising. Long one of the best college orchestras m the South, the Commanders continued to improve this year, taking up the slack caused by the loss of such men as Ed Hensley, Clem Booker, and Moon Mullen much earlier than have previous organizations and sending their reputation beyond the bounds of the State. New faces were inevitable as always, and Bill Mullen, a misto, took his brother Moon Mullen ' s place while Mad Jack Thacker returned to school and replaced Clem Booker. A shortage of material in the drums and sax section caused recruiting of three excellent players from Washington and Lee, McClure, an old Commanders favorite on the drums, and Baker and Bell with the saxophones. Slappy Miller took over Hoover ' s bass fiddle very smoothly. The rest of the organization was a holdover and with Burt Menk operating as business manager and Tommy Atkins directing, the orchestra filled an endless string of engagements, both in the State and in adjacent states. Highlight of the year was playing for the Midwinter Hops as well as for all the regular First Class Hops. Featuring Bosh Pritchard as the vocalist and swinging out in their distinctive style, the Commanders made an impression at these dances that but few " name " orchestras could make. The Second Class Show Since time does not allow for inclusion of this year ' s annual Second Class Show, we are including Eome of the high moments of the highly successful show presented by the Class of 1942 under the direc- tion of Jack Randolph in April, I 94 1 . The one and only Willoughhy in one of his multifarious impersonations in the " mellerdrammer " The show starts off U ' ith a hang as Cahe and the Rahhi haul the prostrate Jed to a Waiting ambulance Editor ' s note — Cerly, he sTvalloTued the cigar Dave Aston unpacks his suitcase of laughs while the Commanders plav on A scene from the serious one-act plav which brought the show to a successful conclusion. Rollo has the floor it seems As St s VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE 1, The Bomb Out of a dog-eared " dummy, " hundreds of pictures, taken and retaken by blood and tears, and reams of copy obtamed by gentle and per- sistent prodding, have united to form the annual " dud, " the oak vhich from an acorn grew — road ' s end for a weary staff. gn Brown mT] Thornton KK ' Vlft ' V M Swain Harrold w ■ Hughes HORNE . »r Williams ,7 - J, J DUNLAP f.J Edwards %« Lee _ 2 Wilson hI I YOUELL The Bomb 3 ' J t ff The unlucky men who strive to pay for an editor ' s folly, the business staff has gone out into the highways and the by-ways, selling subscrip- tions to one and all, beating out ads where none existed before, and finally going " over the top " to make the fifty-eighth edition a paying corpora- tion. McCULLOUGH Business Manager N S S S As S S S S S s s s s , BOWEN (1943 Editor) s VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE The Cadet Sunday and Monday nights throughout the year have seen, usually, several cadets, perspiring or freezing according to the season, filling the atmosphere of the old " library " basement with the peculiar jargon of embryonic newspapermen, all motivated with a common purpose — that of pre- paring The Cadet for publication. y J Swain Brown V ' Drewry r HORNE 1 Dl ' nlap KiNSOLNTNG V Lee A Baldwin The Cadet f C S»»-|Ci » Hf The Business Staff of The Cadet, though they rarely see their names on the front page, are the " martyred " gentlemen who do much of the work and get little of the glory — but they are the foun- dation of the entire organization and deserve much credit for their efforts. Moore Business Manager Rawls Drake Porter Williams Sporl Staff: ESSER Crafton Williams Hooker S S s s s s s N N S mz VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE The Turn-Out For a number of years it was felt that there existed a great gap in the literary field at the Institute. The Cadet, the newspap er of the Corps, covered the field of straight news, and the BoMB, the yearbook, covered the field of class history, but there existed a great middle ground uncov- ered by either of these publications — the realm of the feature articles, the short stories, the poems and the cartoons. Here the would-be authors, poets, and artists in barracks could find room to express themselves and here the Corps could find entertainment. Too, the friends and the Alumni could see what the cadets were doing, saying, and thinking. It was to satisfy this demand that a small group met in the spring of ' 39 and the Turn-Out was born. All throughout ' 40, ' 41, and ' 42 an interested few have worked and worked hard to give V. M. I. a magazine worthy of the school. The road has not been an easy one and there have been times when the grim spectre of failure has stared them in the face. Gradually through experience and mistakes they have fought their way clear of the experi- mental stage and the Turn-Out is now well established. This year, under the able direction of Eddie Young, this junior member of the group of V. M. I. publications, has acquitted itself so well that it can truly be said to have become representative of the Corps. Winter Business Manage: t ' ; . H. F The Glee Club Williams President The present V. M. I. Glee Club was organized in I 937 by Mrs. M. G. Ramey, its chief purpose being to enable those lovers of singing among the corps to gather and vocalize their art. Since that time the club has grown in size, its mem- bership for the present year being around seventy. The Glee Club gives concerts at various times in the year, the most notable of these being the singing of Christmas carols in the courtyard at taps the night before the corps leaves on Christmas furlough. Other occasions are at Easters, Finals, and for special ceremonies in J. M. Hall such as the memorial services held this year for Lt. G. B. J. Handy, ' 40. At these concerts the programs range from arrangements of light popular music to the semi- classical and the classical. When Mrs. Ramey left V. M. I. last year the Glee Club was left without a director, and even the more optimistic members saw disbandment lurking in the future. Fortunately, in the return of Maj. H. N. Dillard to the Institute, the Glee Club found a very able direc- tor, and one who has worked hard to turn out one of the finest clubs seen during our four years at V. M. I. The club elected its own officers early in the school year, selecting as pres- ident A. G. Williams, from Suffolk, Virginia, and S. J. Gillespie as vice-president. Adequate proof in the singing ability of this year ' s Glee Club is the fact that many mvitations were received to sing in different cities throughout Virginia, and at several neigh- boring girl ' s schools. S s As s N S , mz S VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS Leech Chanmar, Catlett 5ecrc(arl) AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS Hughes President Cabell Programs VIRGINIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE Getty PresiJcnl THE LECTERN CLUB Poos Newbold President Vlce-PrcsiJcnt AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Stalljncs Board Chairman SecretarH Til PRSSTOn LIBBflRy- 1 S s A. s s s s As S S S S , A As VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE YANKEE CLUB s 0M0 Haskens Vice-Presidenl RICHMOND CLUB Hume Catlett President Vice-PresiJenl NORFOLK-PORTSMOUTH CLl Davis Presidenl Thomas Secreiar ) 162 NORTHERN VIRGINIA CLUB Simpson President Emory Vkc-Pre.iJcnl GEORGIA-ALABAMA CLUB FOGARTY McCuLLOUCH Preiidcnl Vice-Presidenl SHENANDOAH VALLEY CLUB s s S , m2 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE CAROLINA CLUB Lee PrcsiJct Cameron Vice-PrcsiJenI TEXAS CLUB LiTTLEjoHN Rice President Vice-PreiiJenl o CO CO o Miss Edith Donnan Miss Evelyn Williams Miss Constance Homer Miss Virginia Davenport Miss Elizabeth Woodward Miss Martha Merchant Miss Sara Nair Miss Kay Spencer Miss Nancy Stone Miss Ruth Whitehead ■SL Miss Olivia Turlington Miss Kitty Kinton Torchej iih . . The General ' s . . Old lL. More Cheers . . Pooley Smaks . . Burning Effigy . . Back BHnra A pause before the Superintendent ' s for a coj ment on a well-wished-for victory. In front of barracks with song and cheer { torches are tossed together for the bonfire. " The Spirit " is sung around a burning symbol of the hoped-for defeat of Virginia on the morrow. The game, and reason for it al the Spirit shall never die. Win, lose, or tie, Colonel Couper Senior Faculty Mcmhe C. N. Catlett tidcni Alhleiic AssociatU The Athletic Administration Every intercollegiate sport at the Institute is governed by the Athletic Council which has as its duties the selection of coaches and cadet managers, the awarding of monograms and numerals to athletes, the ap- pointment of the editor-in-chief of The Cadet, and the determining of the athletic policies in general. Composing the council are three alumni, seven members of the faculty, the director of athletics, the president and vice-president of the Athletic Association, two cadets chosen from the varsity managers and captains, and the editor of The Cadet. The Monogram Club OFFICERS J. M. Wray President J. A. MiNTON Vice-Presidenl T. R. Jones Secrciar ) MEMBERS Firsl Class P. C. Cabell R. H. Jeschke J. J. Matthews A. C. Pritchard R. P. Williams C. N. Catlett M. Jones J. K. McCullough J. L. Shomo R. W. Williams C. C. Chewning T. R. Jones J. Mullen B. J. Skladany J. T. Wilson J. B. DiLLARD L. L. Leech J. O ' Keeffe R. H. Spessard J. E. Woodward J. L. DoRRiER R. a. Lewis J. A. Perkins H. G. Tipton J. M. Wray W. S. Edwards E. P. Littlejohn W. H. Pike C. H. Wilkins J. M. Wright J. A. Hughes Second Class R. P. Barton J. L. Halsey C. L. McCord A. R. Potts R. H. Tauskey B. P. Beatty E. F. Hogan J. K. McGrath R. L. Reveley V. J. Thomas C. H. Beckham A. L. Johnston T. F. McGraw W. H. Romm J. H. Van Landingham B. S. Clark N. A. Mahone J. A. Minton J. F. R. Scott W. Ward J. A. Demmler W. D. Markin J. Muha G. A. Smith G. S. Williams C. L. Ellington W. G. McClure C. C. Parkins E. Sotnyk M. J. DucKo L. R. Roper B. B. Rush R. S. Sherrard Third Class H. K. Spencer J. T. Stevens R. F. Walker G. H. Ward W. M. Wolfe THEH£ALTHFVLAND-PLEASAN|TAB0DE0FACR.OVDOFHONORABLE YOYTHSPRISSING VP ' THEHiaOFSCIEHCE: lTHN0BLEEYYLATI0N AG!UT1FYINGSPECTACLE:ANH0N0R.T00YR.C0VN|TR.YAND0VR STATE : 0BJECTS0FH0NESTPR.IDET0THEIB.I1SSTR.YCT0IISANDFA1R SPECIMENS ■ OF ■ CITIZEN • SOLDIERS : ATTACHED TO THEIR- NATIVE ■ STATE PROVD ■ OF HER ' FAME ■ AND ■ READY- 1 ' EVERY - TIl E - OF - DEEPEST - PERIL - _■ TO -V DICGEHaHOM)R- ft.-DEKNDWR- RIGHTS- ■ - Catlett President MUHA Vice-President The Athletic Association The president and vice-president of the Athletic Association are selected by the corps of cadets from the first and second classes, respectively. This year Nelson Catlett, football captain and three-sport monogram man, heads the association with Joe Muha as vice-presi- dent. Catlett succeeded R. W. Replogle to the association head, and has done an excellent job m this capacity. Membership eligibility in the association is divided among the members of the corps, the alumni, the Board of Visitors, and the faculty. All V. M. I. athletic activities are under the guidance of the Athletic Association, while the association is under the supervision of the Athletic Council. Both of these organizations are subject to the direction of the Superintendent. overcome. Two team, and tinguished A disastrous opening . . . four consecutive defeats: Clemson, Temple, Army, and Virginia . . . but the boys were fighting. To offset such disappomtments as the seven-point defeat by the Army, and the first loss to Virginia since Pooley Hubert ' s arrival at the Institute, the Keydets concluded the season with a glorious 15-10 victory over V. P. I. . . . the third in as many years. No team could claim a harder schedule than that Nellie Catlett which was planned for the Squadron this year; and this. Captain together with the unforeseen loss of three football aces before the start of the season was a hard handicap to As it was, the V. M. I. eleven finished the season with four wins as compared to six losses. men. Bosh Pritchard and Joe Muha, were chosen from the V. M. I. squad for the All-State Pritchard received an invitation to play in the annual North-South battle, in which he dis- himself. Williams Catlett Pritchard Markin Skladanv Ellington The Coaching Staff V. M. I. is fortunate in having one of the most capable and well- rounded coaching staffs in the country. Head football coach is Allison T. S. " Pooley " Hubert, former Alabama football ace, and All-Amer- ican. Coach Hubert completed his fifth season with the Fighting Squadron this year and is largely responsible for the high respect which V. M. I. teams command in the State, conference, and even the nation. Assisting Hubert are line coach Carney Laslie, end coach Jimmy Walker, and backfield coach and scout, Russ Cohen. These men have as their job not only the moulding of a cracker-jack football team in the limited time allowed at the Institute, but along with this, the training of athletes in fair play and sportsmanship. Russell Cohen Backfield Coach and Scout Coaches Carney Laslie, Jimmy Walker, and Pooley Hubert During a Tense Moment Against V. P. I. Herb Patchin Trainer Rat football was under the direction of Woodrow Gray, member of the 1939 Fighting Squadron, with Colonel Sterling Heflin as his line coach. " Woody " left the Institute after Christmas to go into busi- ness in Richmond, and at present no one has been selected to take his place. Coach Gray had a successful season with the Little Red eleven, winning three out of five scheduled contests, and several good prospects for the ' 42 Squadron were developed. The Season 1941 RESULTS V.M.I 7; Clemson 36 V. M. 1 13; Temple 28 V. M. 1 20; Army 27 V.M.I 7; Virgima 27 V. M. 1 25; Richmond 7 V.M.I 13; Davidson 7 V. M. 1 0; William and Mary ..21 Three of Hubert ' s " Big Four " — Slfladan]), Catletl, Pritcbard V.M.I 27; Maryland V. M. 1 7 0—7 Clemson 13 16 7—36 The combined running attacks of Clemson ' s Timmons, But- ler, and Payne proved too much for the Squadron as they went VMI 15-VPI 10 down in their openmg battle of the season, in Lynchburg. For twenty-eight minutes of the first half the Keydets were leading the aggregation from Clemson, but through sheer manpower V. M. 1 7; Miami 10 Pritchard Tpriggles to Clemson ' s one-yard Une to set up the lone Keydet tally Skladanv trips an Owl over Kevdel goal line as Siagg charges up Capt. Nellie Calletl fights off a Clemson man in the season ' s opener the Squadron was beaten in the last two periods, for the Clemson team resorted to only one passing play. V. M. I. ' s passing trio of Pritchard, Catlett and Muha was fast on the trail of pay dirt (via air) on more than one occasion after the mitial tally in which Catlett plunged over for the score. But the telling effects of a hot sun, limited reserves, and short prac- tice sessions prior to the game began to show on the stalwart Big Red, and the Tigers began their feast of " red " meat. V. M. 1 7 Temple 14 0—13 7 0—28 In a game replete with action. Coach Ray Mor- rison ' s offense-minded Temple machine put the skids under a fighting and versatile V. M. I. Squadron in Philadelphia. Throwing defense to the winds, both teams engaged in four quarters of concentrated of- fensive tactics which shifted the pigskin from one goal line to the other, and which kept the entire stands in an uproar for sixty minutes. The Keydets were hampered by a mighty Temple back named " Handy Andy " Tomasic whom they later voted the outstanding backfield opponent of the season. V. M. 1 7 6 7—20 Army 7 7 13 0—27 The old Army mule had his pants scared off in the final period of the game at West Point, when the Keydets closed up a twenty-point margin to come within seven points of tying the " Brave Old Army Team. " Pritchard furnished the longest run of the contest in the fourth period when he ran seventy-six yards for a V. M. I. tally. The Army forward wall from tackle to tackle, was impenetrable as far as the Squadron was concerned, and all of the Keydet gains were made either through the air or around the tackles and ends. On the other hand the major- ity of Army plays which had the most effect, came through the V. M. I. line. V. M. 1 7—7 Virginia .... 7 7 13—27 Virginia ' s much-publicized Bill Dudley was ren- dered ineffective on the offensive, but the Cavaliers had a field day in dishing out their 27-7 defeat to the Keydets. The fabulous " X " formation was used to its fullest advantage, but when the Keydets went down it was more the result of a flashy passing attack and several costly fumbles. Pritchard, commg out of the hospital where he had been confined with a temperature, played a bang-up game for the Big Red team and outpointed Dud- ley in the " yards-gained " department. It was Virginia ' s day, however, and in the clos- ing quarter of the game, their laurels were not threatened. Clark " d Slfladan come up to meet Mun- hall (U. Va.) V. M. I. . . Richmond 7 6 12 0—25 7 0—7 Faced with a barrage of fifty-three Spider passes, the Fighting Squadron broke into the win column for the first time this season with their victory over the Richmond Spiders, in Richmond. Behind the power- house running attack of Jolting Joe Muha, the Key- dets matched the passing attack, based on the notor- ious Virginia flanker plays, with a Hubert-devised defense which prevented all but one touchdown from the Richmond crew. Blocked punts in the shadow of the Richmond goal line were converted by Muha and Bosh Pritchard into rallies in the first and third periods. The other touchdown was made in the third Catlctl convovs Muha around the I ' irgmia line nmm: i m ' ■. A completed Virginia pass ends in the V. M. 1. secondary ' 9Ail - Richmond ' s Tom Nichols is pow- erless to slop Jolting Joe ' s lunge over the goal line period when Muha went over from the three-yard marker as the chmax of a march from his own forty. It was Mike Ducko, V. M. I. ' s battering end, who blocked the two punts which in turn led to Keydet scores. On three occasions Muha carried the leather for V. M. I. touchdowns, Bosh Pritchard accounting for the fourth. The stiff Richmond resistance was not looked for, but once faced with it, the Keydet de- fense was quickly adapted and the Big Red moved in for the kill. V. M. I. . Davidson 6 7—13 7—7 A scrappy band of Wildcats from Davidson Col- lege went all-out to win against the Fighting Squad- ron, but they forgot to consult Lady Luck before game time and that fickle lady smiled on the Keydets long enough for the Squadron to triumph over the Carolina squad by six points. Little Davey Spencer was the spark plug of the Davidson attack which piled up 2 1 6 yards from scrimmage before the wet and soggy field began to take its toll on the vaunted Carolina passing attack, which backfired into one Keydet touchdown, and then nearly pulled the game out of the fire in the fourth. Muha ' s interception of a Wildcat pass in the second period was the firing pin for a ninety-yard run which resulted in the first score of the game. Duke Ellington ' s block of a Car- olina kick in the final period set up the winning tally and Bosh Pritchard stepped off fifteen yards for the goal, strewing Davidson men in his wake. V. M. 1 0-0 Wm. Mary. 7 7 7—21 The Fighting Squadron gave its all against the power-laden William and Mary Indians, but its magnificent stand went to no avail as the Voyles machine rolled mercilessly forward for a three-touch- down triumph before 12,000 Homecoming Day fans, in Williamsburg. Unbeaten in the State for two seasons and well on the way towards establish- Muha s fiV ' s around White in the Virginia contest Pritchard feints All-American Bill Dudlev and Suhling in the U. Va. game Right: Muha steps off ninety yards for the first Big Red score on Davidson Right: One lonely spectator, a muddy field, and Muha against the Wildcats ing a big-time football dynasty in Vir- ginia football, William and Mary not only uncovered the most powerful at- tack to face the Keydets this season, but also stopped Pritchard and Muha be- fore they could reach the line of scrim- mage, and the V. M. I. offense was effectively bottled up. It was little Har- lie Masters, Indian back, who stole the show from his famous running mate, Harvey Johnson, to bring the V. M. I. scoring attempts to a standstill. V. M. I. . 13 7 7—27 Maryland 0—0 Thrown on the defensive for twenty- five minutes of the first half by a stub- born Maryland defense that capitalized on Duke Alexander ' s long punts, the V. M. I. Panzer backs suddenly ex- ploded for two brilliant touchdowns be- fore the half-time and coasted the rest of the way to victory over the Univer- sity of Maryland, at College Park. Bosh Pritchard broke the ice with a beautiful thirty-five-yard punt returned for the first score and then followed this up with a perfect aerial bomb-shell from the Maryland forty-five that Joe Muha juggled briefly, then drew in and raced over for the second score. Slfladany intercepts and runs with a Davidson pass Left: Jackie Freeman (W. and M.) runs inlo the Squadron ai the Williamsburg Homecoming Muha, Stevens, and Cailelt clear out the Indians for " Bounding Bosh " Pritchard The Squadron entrains at Peters- burg for the trip to Miami Pritchard and Muha divided the scoring honors with two touchdowns, apiece. The second half was all Squadron, and Maryland at no time seriously threatened the Keydet lead. V. M. I. 7 0—7 Miami 7 3—10 For their closing game of the sea- son, the Fighting Squadron journeyed southward to Miami to play in a sweltering temperature under the flood lights. For three periods the Big Red fought the Hurricanes who represented the finest eleven ever to play for the Florida school. With fifty-six seconds remaining in the ball game, Miami ' s ball on the V. M. I. twelve-yard line, the Hurricanes at- tempted to pierce the V. M. I. de- fense for three plays with little suc- cess. On the last down, a substitute guard was sent in to attempt a field goal, a successful attempt, and the closing whistle sounded seconds later. Nellie, Bosh, and Barney showed top form in their last collegiate game . . . Miami scored first tut the Keydets knotted the count after a drive to the Hurricane two-yard stripe had been stopped ... V. M. I. drew blood in the last minute of the first half shen a pass from Pritchard to end Billy Clark connected to the one-foot line, and Catlett took it over on the following play. VMI Downs Tech A i GREAT KICKING BY PRITCHARD HELPS KEYDEIS Muha Scores Winning Touchdown in 4th Pe- riod of Thriller By CAWTHON BOWEN Times Sports Editor MUNICIPAL STADIUM, LYNCH- BURG, Nov. 20 —Out of the chaotic depths of a bloody schedule, a Vir- ginia Military Institute team rose to its greatest peak of the season here this Thanksgiving afternoon to outscore Virginia Tech. 15 to 10. in one of the most exciting games in this long and colorful rivalry. 19,000 Watch Game A crowd of just under 19,000 per- sons . :at in an occasional drizzle liere in the strange surroundings of the Hill City stadium, substi- tuting for Roanoke as the site of this Military Classic of the South until the Magic City ' s stadium is finished in 1942, and saw V. M. I. turn an otherwise unimpressive sea- son into a resounding success. Vic- tory In this ball game can and has done that for both sides many, many times before. This throng, exceedingly well be- haved, saw the Keydets come back with an impres.sive display in the second half after Tech ' s hard-hit- ting Gobblers had apparently got- ten the play under control during the second period. V. M. I. had gone off the field alter the first two periods tired and apparently fading fast. But they came back as though they ' d had a week ' s rest and had listened to the most stir- ring of pep talks. Big Joe Muha, a particularly ef- fective giant on today, .smashed three times from two xavds out in the loyrth. period to carry o er the winning .six points. But behinfl these three vicious charges Into the desperate and battling Techs, lay a story of unparalleled kicking by Bosh Pritchavd, some stirring line play by the out-manned Squadron forwards, and about as jarring and heart-tirgling a foot- ball game as has been played in these parts in many days. Pritchard ' s Great Kicks Three straight kicks by " Pritchard. two out on the five and the third on the four, kept Tech on it haunches in the first period until the Keydets scored. A perfectly executed reverse which Charley Parkins, an end, carried around the right- flank for 11 yards and a touchdown, climaxed this mag- nificent lx)oting exhibition. Not a hand was laid on him and Muha ' s placement put VMI ahead, 7 to 0. Tech showed its mettle by com- ing back to deadlock the ' count and then, on a breath-taking field goal from the 43-yar«l line by The three seniors. Captain Nel- son Catlett, Barney Skladany and Bosh Pritchard, furnished the m- spiration for the most glorious day of football action of the 1941 sea- son as the Fighting Squadron rolled over the Tech Gobblers from V. P. I. for the third time in as many years, in the annual " Mil- itary Classic of the South, " by a 15-10 score. Overcoming a 10-7 Tech lead at the half, the Keydets came back in the last period with all the fight- ing spirit that " Papa Pooley " could inspire in a team which was already keyed to top pitch to maintain the record of the three seniors: that of never having tasted defeat at the hands of a V. P. I. eleven. Following the traditional re- views of the two corps (500 Key- dets and 2,600 Techmen) Bosh Pritchard took the limelight with three spot kicks within the V. P. I. five-yard stripe, to set up the in- itial score of the game. A decep- tive pass from Nelson Catlett to The corps during one of the more hectic moments — favorable lo V. M. I. it seems I ' V. p. I. IN THE TURKEY DAY CLASH Left lo right : Tech attempts to crack the Big Red line; a Gobbler sweeps towards the Keydet goal line. Clark snags Pritchard ' s pass on the Gobbler nine to set up second Keydet score; Pritchard takes a Tech punt going backwards. James (V. P. I.) rounds the Squadron flank for a long gam; Tech starts around end once more as a shoe-string tackle misses. Ducko and Ellington rush Smith (V. P. I.) as he gets off a close goal line kick; Pritchard hurdles his interference as he reels off yardage against the Gobblers. IS JO 3s 10 as so IS 3S JO ZS 20 V 1,1 J.. _ l ».r..» ) rr. ... iT n!: ---- ( «rltl Ef- P_. . ' _-=:: ini i C i -c it ::: ■,7 ,r, :::: A»rr . . " ■ " --- ----- -.--,- : i-L- V Kick - Place Kick- ».- -- - - -«- IntiK - _ " tW- y_ vni 15 -vpi 10 flankman Charlie Parkins threw the Gobblers com- pletely off guard, and Parkins crossed the double stripe untouched. Muha booted the extra point and V. M. I. was leading, 7-0. Tech came back m the second quarter with a sus- tained drive which finally ended with senior Bill James crossing into pay-dirt and junior Roger Mc- Clure making the placement. McClure, V. P. I. ' s sensational hooter, gave proof of his title by giving the Techmen a three-point lead, seconds before the end of the first half with a beautifully executed place kick, which traveled fifty-one yards through the V. M. I. uprights, to give the Gobblers a 10-7 lead at the midway point. The Tech lead was cut by two pomts in the third period when Duke Ellington crashed through the Pnichard gets off one of his " bacl(- hreal(ing " boots against V. P. I. In . ' X ' ■™i taww i-in uitmM ,mmm n . V ' :ji f %V ' i v., Parkins on an end-around jut ihc jii: l sluic agaw!,t lech V. P. 1. defense to block an attempted punt which rolled into the Tech end zone for a safety. TTie third quarter ended with the Keydets still go- ing strong despite the fact that a sustained drive which carried them down to the V. P. I. ten-yard marker, had stopped them cold. Pntchard set up the last tally with a forty-five- yard punt which went out on the V. P. I. one-yard marker in the first of the last period. V. P. I. re- turned the kick to the Tech thirty-two. " Jarring Joe " Muha moved the pigskin up five yards with a drive off-tackle, and the stage was set. Pntchard cocked his tossing arm and cut loose with a bullet pass to Billy Clark on the V. P. I. ten. Clark ploughed to the two-yard stripe before he was finally dragged down by two Techmen. After several tries Muha tallied the winning six points. The try for the extra point was blocked. ° SeS- . V e " ■ ' ■ " " cj —e Pritchard ' s punting, which set up the Squadron ' s touchdowns, was undoubtedly the finest individual performance of the day. His uncanny ability to boot the ball outside the five-yard line was all the most ardent fan could ask for. Barney Skladany ' s defensive play and field de- cisions brought the Squadron through more than one hole. As an appreciation for his defensive work, he received a gold wrist watch from the Athletic Asso- ciation. Captain Nelson Catlett played his usual con- sistent game . . . knocking down potential Tech touchdown-passes, smearing runners, carrying the ball for plus yardage on every occasion ... to say nothing about his leadership qualities which were necessary for the victory. The Squad, left to right; front roTV : Sotnyk, Williams, Muha, Ellington, Pritchard, Catlett (Captain), Skladany, Minton, Clark, McGraw. Second ron : Marks. Easteriey, King, Stevens, Seay, Markin, Stagg, Wolfe, Barton, Parkins. Third row: Ward, Litton, Mclntyre, Ducko, Carroll Tate, Demmler, Law. Fourth rotp : Nichols, John Tate, Smith, Mueller, Campbell, Gianelloni, Stroud. Manager, Cabell grij nyri J II « r Kent Graybeal Manager V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. Ci i vi RESULTS ....67; Bridgewater College 31 ...42; William and Mary 47 ....47; Duke University 52 ...57; Richmond 36 ...21 ; Virginia 27 ....28; North Carolina 49 ...43; Wake Forest 44 ....46; Maryland 41 ....34; Wake Forest 64 ...26; V. P. I 28 ...43; V. P. I 42 ....43; Furman 38 ....29; Richmond 43 ....32; William and Mary 33 ....49; Virginia 34 ....36; George Washmgton 35 ....36; Maryland 39 ....32; George Washington 44 Left to right: Ward, Woodward, Walker, Irwin, Laym Smith, Schmidt s. The Wall, Mclnlyr Tl ' 0 m ' -Vf Vrff x j Cadets swarm over the floor after the Squadron-Rich- mond game The loss of two of the finest basketeers ever to perform for the Red, White, and Yellow was a hard blow for Coach Jimmy Walker to take in start- ing the 1942 basketball season, but after the initial practices got under way, the former Alabama ace found that he had another brace of netmen who could compare favorably with any in the Southern Conference. Ross Walker, playing his first year of varsity ball, and veteran Emil Sotnyk, tournament star last year, filled the vacancies left by the gradua- tion of forward Eddie Stumpf and guard-captain Bob Foster. Sotnyk, who easily placed on the A. P. Tournament Team last year, could hardly be said to have filled a vacancy, since he was a mamstay on the ' 41 team, but with the absence of Stumpf and Foster this year, he was the sparkplug of the ' 42 outfit, as his ten-point average for the sixteen games proves. A win-lose record of seven games won to eleven lost fails to show the true ability of the 1 942 basket- ball squad. The team averaged 39.5 points for eighteen games, while their opponents racked up a 40.3 average. Last year ' s tournament team had a season scoring average of 38.7 points to the op- ponents ' 35.7. Sotnyk ' s inability to play in two of this season ' s contests might have had some bearing on the final standings. Coach Walker had a good opportunity to look over his material in the opening game with an out- classed Bridgewater College quintet which lost to the Keydets by a 67-3 1 count. Steele Mclntyre, substitute forward who led the rat basketeers in scor- ing last year, led the scoring with 1 6 points. Using every man on his squad. Walker should have been well pleased with his team. Meeting the William and Mary Indians in their first conference game the Keydets met some stiff com- petition in lanky Glenn Knox, Indian center who chalked up 24 of his teams ' 47 pointers in the 47-42 contest. The Big Red outfit played well, and the half-time score of 24-22 showed how close the Key- dets could match what turned out to be the State champions. The third game of the season was one of the fastest and most thrilling of the entire schedule as the Keydets met the Duke Blue Devils in Lynchburg. The quintet of Jack Woodward and Gordon Smith at forwards, Dick Williams at center, and Ross Walker and Emil Sotnyk at guards moved like a well-oiled machine during the forty-minute span against the Southern Conference champs. Half-time score read 20-19 in the Keydets ' favor but the final score stood 52-47 against them. Richmond University was the first conference team to fall prey to the V. M. I. floormen and they went down by a 57-36 margin. Following the Rich- mond victory the Keydets met the University of Vir- ginia five in Lexington and bowed 27-21. The Vir- ginia men took the lead from the start and main- tained it for the entire game. Joe Shomo and Sotnyk Emil Sotnyk (Captain-elect) Jack Woodward ViNCE Thomas Gordon Smith Ross Walker Steele McIntyre GoMER Ward Jim Irwin led the V. M. I. scoring but Dick Wiltshire was a little too much to handle. The University of North Carolina and Wake Forest took the Keydets in hand in the next two con- tests which were played in the Tar Heel State. The Tar Heels did a thorough job in trouncing the V. M. I. quintet, but the Deacons won only after a hard fight by a 44-43 count. Maryland University, playing a rough brand of basketball, was the next to fall under the Keydet attack ; then came Wake Forest in a return engage- ment, which they won much more decisively than the first. This contest ended in a 64-34 score, the biggest mauling the Keydets took all season. Sotnyk did not play in this game as he was in the hospital. Two games against the Techmen of V. P. I. were next on the schedule. In the first, with Sotnyk still in the hospital, V. M. I. went under by a two- point margin. But in the second they came back and won by one point; 43-42. The fact that the games Ross Walker racks up two points on a per- fect lay-in shot against Richmond ' s Spiders A wild scramble results from Kexjdet scoring attempt that failed to connect were played in Blacksburg and Lexington respective- ly may have had some bearing on the outcome. The second William and Mary game which fol- lowed a win over Furman and a loss to Richmond featured another one-man performance by Knox. V. M. I. led the Indians for the entire first half which ended 23-19. When it looked as if the Key- dets had another game for their creel, Knox swished through a pair of field goals which gave the Indians the advantage. Then in a whirlwind climax the Indians came out on top, 33-32. Two sweet victories followed the William and Mary game. The first came in the second meeting with Virginia in Charlottesville. The Keydets, be- hind Emil Sotnyk, took charge from the beginning and by the end of the contest had the Cavaliers run- ning in circles. Sotnyk and Walker teamed up to avenge the former defeat at the hands of the Vir- ginians, and netted 32 points. Vince Thomas also had a big night with eleven points. George Washington, newcomer to the Southern Conference, and big gun this season, was the next victim of the Walkermen. TTiomas ' foul shot in the last minutes of play gave the Keydets the one- point advantage which the Col- onials couldn ' t reach, and which resulted in a 36-35 win. In a trip northward, the Key- dets closed the season by losing to Maryland and George Washing- ton. V. M. V . M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. V. M. RESULTS 1 16; North Carolina _ 14 I _ 20; Kansas State 10 1 15; V.P.I 11 I. 22; Davidson 6 1 9; Lehigh 15 1 3; Franklin Marshall 29 I.. 31; Duke 3 1 9; Navy 19 Similar to last year, the Keydet wrestlers under- took an arduous schedule and managed to emerge with a very creditable showing. Of their eight matches the team won five while losing three, and along with this, they managed to capture the runner- up spot in the Southern Conference tournament. Handicapped from the start by the loss of Coach Sam Barnes who enlisted in the Navy, the team was very fortunate in securing the services of Chick Woodward and was able to continue the season without interruption. Woodward, captain of the 1928 team at the Institute, did an exceptionally fine job in his first year of coaching. First rom: Dillard. McGralh, McCullough, Edwards, Wilson, Captain; Roper, Dorrier, Marks p.- Woodward, Coach; Mahone, Granger, Spencer, Flood, McCord, Slagg, Franchina, Cabell, Porler, Manager Third ron ; Burnham, Demmler, Tale, Bowden, Hockaday, Tynan, Carpenter. Reeves, Haskins With a nucleus of six lettermen to build around, the team developed quickly and turned in a 16-14 victory over North Carolina in the initial match. This same Carolina team went on to nose out the Keydets for the Conference championship after Jack McGrath, star V. M. I. 128-pounder, failed to enter the tournament. In the match with Carolina Jack Dillard, veteran 1 21 -pounder, started the match off with a decision and was closely followed by Jack McGrath who registered a fall in the 128-pound class. The Keydets then lost decisions in the next two matches and lost by a fall in the 155-pound class. Captain Jim Wilson, dependable 165- pounder, then came through with a decision to tie the score. V. M. I. surged into the lead when Jim Dorrier pinned the Carolina 1 75-pounder. Carolina went on to earn a decision in the heavyweight match to make the score V. M. I. 16, U. N. C. 14. Immediately following the Carolina match the Keydets met a strong Kansas State team and scored a surprising 20-10 victory over the Mid- Westerners. Jack Dillard and Steifer broke even in the opener but V. M. I. took the lead when Jack McGrath pinned the Kansas 128-pounder. McCullough then turned in a decision in the 136-pound class and Ed- wards and Varrock drew in the 145-pound class. Leroy Roper decisioned Townsend and Jim Wilson pinned Brecheisen in the 165-pound class. Kansas State took the next two matches when their 1 75- pounder and heavyweight turned in decisions over Dorrier and Marks. The final score was V. M. I. 20, Kansas State 10. Following the two hard matches the Keydets reached a comparative breather in their match with the Tech Gobblers. Able for the first time to use some of the second string. Chick Woodward ran in Sterling Edwards Jim Dorrier 145 lb. 175 lb. Soulher , Confer ence Champions four newcomers in the varsity line-up. It has been the custom on the V. M. I. wrestling squad to use the new men as much as possible both to give them experience and also a chance to earn their mono- grams. The difference between the first and second ranking man in a certain class, however, is generally little more than a toss-up. Jack Dillard lost a close decision in the opener but the score was evened up when Mahone turned in a decision in the 128-pound class. McCullough, Sherrard, McCord, and Gran- ger then went on to gain decisions in quick succession. Tech however took the last two bouts when Hill turned in a decision over Demmler and Ed Painter pinned Charley Marks. Hie final score stood V. M. I., 15, V. P. I. II. The Keydets next extended their string of victories by downing Davidson by a score of 22-6. Coach Woodward again used some of his new men and as in the Tech match they turned in fine performances. Spencer started the day off with a decision in the 121 -pound class. Mahone followed with a decision and McCullough won by a fall. Sherrard then turned in a decision in the 145-pound class and Mc- Cord took the next match by a fall. Granger lost a close decision in the 165-pound class but Demmler turned in a win in the light-heavyweight match. Da- vidson took the final bout when Captain Ed Hipp decisioned Jim Dorrier. Following this match the Keydets took to the road for a trip into Pennsylvania and it was here that their string of victories was broken. On successive even- ings the V. M. I. wrestlers took on two of the East ' s strongest teams in Lehigh and Franklin and Mar- shall. Against Lehigh the Keydets lost by a score of 1 5-9. Jack Dillard opened the scoring with a decision in the 1 2 1 -pound class but Lehigh overcame this lead by gaining decisions in the next three matches in quick succession. V. M. I. pulled up even, however, when Leroy Roper and Jim Wilson took the next two bouts by decision. With the score standing at nine all, victory was in sight, but the superiority of the Northerners in the heavier weights was evident when they turned in ' , victories in the next two matches making the final score V. M. I. 9, Lehigh 15. The following night the Keydet grap- plers encountered the year ' s toughest foe in Franklin and Marshall, a team who has run " HHI up a remarkable string of forty-seven vic- Bp tones over a period of years. The results of the match clearly showed the superiority of the favorites when they turned in a 29-3 victory. The only Keydet to score a victory was Sterling Edwards who gained a de- cision in the 1 45-pound class. Of the other seven matches Franklin and Marshall won DlLLARD Mahone McGbath (Caplain-Elecl) McCuLLOUGH Roper McCoRD Marks four by fall and three by decision. McGrath, Wil- son, and Dorrier lost close decisions while Dillard, McCullough, Roper, and Demmler lost by the fall route. In their last conference match the Keydets scored an overwhelming 3 1 -3 victory over the Duke Blue Devils. Spencer, McGrath, and Dorrier won by falls while McCullough and Roper gained decisions. Mc- Cord and Demmler gained defaults when Duke was unable to make entries in these two classes. Duke ' s only victory came in the 1 28-pound class when Rich- ardson nosed out Dillard. The final score of 31-3 was evidence of the superiority of the Keydets. In their last match of the season the Keydets lost to a strong Navy team by a score of 19-9. After starting off with a victory in the 1 2 1 -pound class the Keydets dropped the next two and then again surged ahead by gaining decisions in the 145- and 155- pound classes. Captain Bill Carmichael, runner-up in the Eastern Intercollegiate Tournament last year, pinned Jim Wilson to give his team a lead which was never threatened by the Keydets. Dorrier dropped a decision to Emerson in the I 75-pound class and Mc- Cord, 1 55-pounder wrestling at a forty-pound weight disadvantage, lost by a fall to Swift. Hie final score stood Navy 19, V. M. I. 9. The Keydet grapplers turned in a fine perform- ance in the Southern Conference Tournament held in Greensboro and emerged in second place trailing a well-balanced Tar Heel team by two points. The Keydet matmen, using only seven men, turned out three conference champions, one runner-up, and one third-place winner. In all the V. M. I. wrestlers amassed a total of twenty-eight points, six for each of the first places, four for the runner-up, two for the third place, and a point for each of the four falls registered in the preliminary bouts. Jack Dillard had the misfortune of meeting V. P. I. ' s McCarthy in his opening bout ; McCarthy later went on to win the championship. The next Keydet points came in the 145-pound class where Sterling Edwards annexed the title after disposing of Duke ' s Gulledge and Carolina ' s Devant. In the 1 55-pound class the Key- dets produced a runner-up in Leroy Roper who lost a close decision to Carolina ' s Sam Mordecai after disposing of his two preliminary opponents by falls. Jim Wilson, V. M. I. captain, captured the 1 65- pound title by beating Carolina ' s Frank Mordecai. Wilson had pinned his opponents in the preliminary bouts. In the 175-pound class V. M. I. produced another champion in Jim Dorrier who neatly de- cisioned two preliminary opponents and then went on to decision Duke ' s Huffman in the championship match. The services of Jack Dillard, John McCullough, and of the three champions. Sterling Edwards, Cap- tain Jim Wilson, and Jim Dorrier will be sorely missed next year but with Captain-elect Jack Mc- Grath as well as six other lettermen, Spencer, Mc- Cord, Mahone, Sherrard, Roper, and Demmler re- turning the prospects for a winning team next year are bright. ■f ' -M- Around The Track SCHEDULE V. M. I William and Mary. - Here V. M. I Virginia There V. M. I Maryland There V. M. I V. P. I Here V. M. I Richmond There State Meet Charlottesville Southern Conference Meet Durham For the first time since Merrill Pasco burned the tracks for V. M. I., Colonel Son Read has let a broad smile creep over his face whenever the track team v ' as mentioned. His 1942 team was one of the best-balanced ever to win, place, and show for the Big Red. At the top of the list, of course, came Captain Charlie Chewning, distance runner extraordinary. Not a great runner four years ago, Charlie worked along with the Colonel and last year blossomed out in all his glory as one of the state ' s best milers. This season he is the best and defies the laws of nature by doubling successfully in the two-mile when needed. Gene Kelley has also been impres- sive in the mile while Dolph Tauskey has been effective in the longer race. Probably the brightest spot for the season, however, was the fine perform- ance of the third classmen. Galliford, not even a regular as a rat last season, has developed into a star for the dashes, being especially hot in the 220 where indications are that he may break some records before his three years are up. For the first time in many years the field events have become a strong point with Easterly turning in consistendy fine performances in the high and broad jumps; Sherrard and Roper showing signs of eclipsing Galliford by breaking records Col. " Son " Read, Coach Charlie Chewning, Captain Bill Lillard, Manager T -Cy£i£:: ' J. J -: lA ' j-J FronI roll); Romm, McClure, M. Jones, Pike, Chewning, Captain; Wright, Guy, E. Jones, Tauslcey Second ron.; Wilhelm, Arnold, Marks, Ducko, Helmen, Bowen, Reveley, Wales ThirJ row: Roper, Dennis, Minton. Muha, McGraw, Easterly, Kelly. Galliford, Dillard Col. Read, Coach; Leslie, Assistant Coach; Ryland, Colonna, Johnston, McVeigh, l wson, Wasdell, Lillard, Manager €A$T£lti: DUCKO JOHNSTON in the pole vault; and Mike Ducko pushing the shot to distances reminiscent of Echols and Stnckler. In the broad jump, also, Wasdell has been impressive. To back up and bolster these new stars have been a bevy of veterans. Meriwether Jones set a stiff pace in the 880 throughout to become a sure win or place; McClure, closely pressed by Johnson, held up his end of the 440; Jack Wright, last year ' s Cinderella man, fought it out with Galliford; Billy Romm continued to give ever-improving performances in the hurdles; Joe Muha, in addition to the shot put and discus, be- came the No. 1 man on the javelin; and Warren Pike backed up Roper and Sherrard in the pole vault. Despite the loss of Chewning, Jones, and Wright, the Colonel should retain that smile next year. PooLEY Hubert Coach Lloyd Stallings Manager SCHEDULE April 4 — V. M. I. — Ohio University — Lexington April 8 — V. M. L — Richmond — Richmond April 10 — V. M. L — Maryland — Lexington April 18— V. M. I. V. P. L— Blacksburg April 23 — V. M. L — William and Mary — Lexington April 25— V. M. L— Maryland— College Park April 28 — V. M. L — Virginia — Lexington May 5 — V. M. L — Richmond — Lexington May 7 — V. M. L — Virginia — Charlottesville May 9— V. M. L— V. P. L— Lexington Someone has said that pitching is seventy-five per cent of baseball and in the past and present V. M. L has found this to be painfully true. The remaining twenty-five per cent is twenty-five per cent perfect on Alumni field this season, perhaps the best-balanced team in Virginia if one outstandmg pitcher were around to help shoulder the burden being upheld by Hogan and Spessard. As usual, the diamond squad started off with insufficient practice before the season began but individual conditioning had the team in pretty good shape and batting eyes were remarkably sharp when the first game rolled round. Though missing the batting power of ' 41 Captain Frank Carney, the Keydets have picked up Johnny Stevens from last year ' s rat team and he packs dynamite to the plate as well as playing a nifty center field. Flanking him were Duke Ellington and Willoughby Williams, both of whom have found a punch that was sadly lacking in ' 41. Lloyd Leech and Emil Sotnyk formed a capable reserve in the outer garden. Virginia ' s best infield took their places with Ralph Jones on the initial sack, Dick Williams and Captain ron.: Slevens. Spessard. R. P. Williams. Wray. Captain; Jones, R. W. Williams, Hoga Second rom : Vandeventer, Capasso, L ecH, Ellington, Naisawald, Brown, Sotnyk Back roo,: Hubert, Coach; Walker, Middlcton, Schmidt, Moses, Stallings, Manager WALK€R JON€$ LEECH Peter Wray around the keystone sack, and Ross Walker, another newcomer, at the hot corner. Behind the plate, Nellie Catlett, acclaimed as one of the best backstops ever to flash a signal on Alumni field, held forth. On the mound Earl Hogan and Rutherford Spessard, both veterans, drew the call. Hogan continued to im- prove with a repertoire consisting of a neat curve and fast ball while Spessard relied upon a baffling side-arm delivery. Coach Pooley Hubert stands to lose a battery, three-quarters of his infield and two outer gardeners next season, but he is looking toward the future by having several promising rats work out with the varsity in the absence of any rat baseball this season. Two pitchers, Coleman and Tinsley, are especially fine prospects, but infield replacements are not yet forthcoming. Cross Country Charles Chewning RESUME With Captain Charlie Chewning and Dolph Tauskey pac- ing the squad, the Big Red cross-country team went through the 1 94 1 season with a perfect record in state competition in the finale. The Squadron opened the season with a win over the William and Mary Indians, Chewning winning easily. Vir- ginia ' s Cavaliers were next to fall, followed by an indepen- dent Roanoke team. Chewning and the Squadron took first in the state meet, and followed with a fourth place in the conference race. RESULTS V. M. 1 17; William and Mary 46 V. M. 1 20; Virginia 38 V. M. 1 24; Ro .37 State Meet: V. M. I., first; W. M., second; Virginia, third; Washington and Lee, fourth. FronL rou) Back ro»: . ' Tauskey, Ed Jones, Chewning, Captain; M. Jones. Frank Co. Read, Coach; Kelly, Helmen, Wilhelm. Lillard, Manager Swimming RESULTS V.M.I 45; V. P. I. .30 V. M. I. .28; North Carolina 47 V. M. I .35; North Ca State. .40 V. M. I .33; Virginia 42 V. M. I 58; Wilham and Mary 17 V. M. 1 26; Duke 49 Chuck Wilkins Caplain Although they were unable to participate in either the State or Southern Conference swimming meets, the varsity tank artists splashed through another successful season under the capable leadership of " Chuck " Wilkins. Wilkins was the indi- vidual star of the mermen throughout the year. Specializing in the 50- and 100-yard dashes, Wilkins equalled the state record m the 50-yard event and set a new pool record at Williamsburg during the year. In the relay events, Wilkins was a valuable member of Coach Walter Lowry ' s squad. But Wilkms was not the only able member of the swimmmg squad, as the results show. Langstaff Johnston, a second classman ineligible last year, helped pile up the place points in the free-style events and the back stroke event. Joe Perkins, back stroke specialist, annexed his share of the points in all the meets the Keydets participated in. Eddie English and Blinn Rush, two newcomers to the squad were valuable members of the tank squad, as were J. F. R. Scott, and Bob Lewis. Lewis led the distance men throughout the season. Holding down the diving events were Bob Sherrard and Allen Potts, new cap- tain of the mermen. Potts also swam the breast stroke event for the Keydets. Next year the Big Red tankmen will lose Lewis, Wilkins, and Perkins. Besides the loss of three very valuable team members, the squad will suffer from the loss of Coach Lowry, who is leaving V. M. I. He is the second coach lost during the year, Jimmie Walker, end coach and head basketball coach, being the first to leave. Firsl row: Halscy, Polls, Whitmore, Wyall, Lewis. Rush Johnston. Mathews, Perkins. Young. Manager; Wilkins, Major Lowry. Coach; Scott. N ' anLandingham. Emery, English Golf SCHEDULE April 1 4 — Citadel Lexington April 1 8 — Hampden-Sydney Lexington April 21 — Apprentice School Lexington April 23 — William and Mary Lexington May 4 — University of Virginia Charlottesville •i May 9- Drake Captain Under the able direction of Col. B. D. Mayo, V. M. I. ' s golf team once agam enjoyed a successful season, although several of the matches scheduled were cancelled because of the curtailment of the spnng sports program. Captain and number one divot-digger was Chester Drake, another of the seemingly endless string of Texas links fans. Drake, one of the most enthusiastic golfers at the Institute, helped organize the first golf team that the Institute put on the fairways. This year, in the position of manager and captain, Drake helped keep -Southern Conference Tournament, Winston-Salem, N. C. the squad functioning after most of its activities had been cut out. Playing with Drake was another Texas links fan, Pete Rice. Rice was one of the top golfers of the squad this year and turned in good scores in all matches. Besides Drake and Rice, sev- eral other pellet chasers adorned the Lexington golf course nearly every day in an effort to improve their game. John McCullough, Jim Hull, Jack Parrish, and Dick Catlett all worked hard in an effort to duplicate Virginia ' s own hillbilly " Slammin ' Sam- my " Snead. Pistol Under the able tutelage of Major Basil P. Cooper, and cap- tained by Cadet Jack Hughes, V. M. I. ' s pistol team has fired several matches with excellent results. Little has been said about those who spend their time down under the old Library plunking away at a black bull ' s-eye, but a look at the targets tells all that should be told. One of the apparent reasons for the many pistol marksmanship medals brought back from camp, the pistol team is also another cause of the high rating given to the Institute grad- uates in the Army today. Rifle Captained by H. L. Harris, the varsity rifle team competed in three shoulder to shoulder matches this year, along with several mail meets. A running start was made when the team outpointed Navy at Annapolis. In the second match, the cadets placed sec- ond in a three-way meet with Davidson and North Carolina State. A dual meet with the V. P. I. marksmen gave the Keydets a wm by the score of 1 ,394 to 1 ,372. Individual high scorer of the team was Joe Grant, who won the high scoring trophy, while second place in the trophy competition went to E. H. Malone. . ' ■ v» v. Fencing A far ciy from the old " Gentlemen, choose your weapons, " V. M. I. ' s fencers have still managed to hold their own when it was put up to them as to what they were to duel with. Sabre, foil, or what-have-you, the fencers, led by Benton Kinsolving, have done well against such teams as the William and Mary, South Atlantic champions, the Charlotte Fencing Club, and the University of Virginia. This year the Keydet foilsmen were coached by Captain Fred Kelly whose hard work and diligence helped considerably. Tennis Hardest hit by the spring sports curtailment was the varsity tennis schedule, that saw a cancellation of all its games. Since many of the matches scheduled durmg the spring were with schools that had to travel considerable distance to play, these matches had to be cut out. In order to cut down on expenses for the spring sports, the rest of the schedule was cancelled, thus denying V. M. I. representation on the State tennis courts. Horse Show Captained by Henry Garrett and coached by Col. George Wiltshire, the Horse Show team has taken its place close to the top in minor sports. As before, horses have been chosen from Army mounts at the stable. Competition has been limited by early graduation, but two shows have been entered of which one, the Lynchburg Show, has become one of the finest in Virginia and is the one toward which the team pointed. Henry Garrett and Al Goddin have led a rather inexperienced team to a fine record this season. Polo Apparently in a suicidal frame of mind, members of the " horsey " set descended on the stables one day last fall to sign away their lives for a little innocent sport entitled " Polo. " Ac- cused of permit riding, and a few other things, the malleteers have vindicated themselves somewhat and alleviated their critics by fighting Lt. " Mac " Tabb ' s horseflesh in pursuit of a wooden pellet. Credit goes to them for an honest effort to give the Institute representation among college polo enthusiasts. Hunt Club |Pm PIH| Another of the many groups in barracks de- K voted to the pursuit of anything that pertains to a Hl f horse, the Hunt Club has provided an excellent JHHBI f i opportunity for those who wish to participate in one of the oldest of sport s, the pursuit of the fox. • Although the hunts have been disguised in one — " ■ " way or another so that a fox, or any member of the fox family, was not necessary, the Hunt Club has accomplished its objectives in furnishing a ' " chance for exponents of the hunt to ride to hound, and to the sound of the horn. This year the club was under the leadership of Al Goddin, a Richmonder who has spent his four years at the Institute in close connection with the Hunt. Goddin had the assistance of Col. Heiner, until he was transferred to Fort Bragg, and Lt. F. H. Barksdale, who took over Col. Heiner ' s job as M. F. H. During the year several drag hunts have been held by the club, and twice the club sent representatives to different hunts held in the State. At Richmond, members of the club attended the drag hunt held by the Deep Run Hunt Club, and were widely commended for their riding. The highlight of the season for the hunt clubbers was the live hunt at Warrenton, attend- ed by several members of the second class. With appropriate pomp and ceremony, the hunt was conducted ably, and the club members returned with stories concerning the hunt, and the parties that followed. The men were well received at Warrenton, and highly compli- mented on their riding ability and the manner in which they handled their mounts. Goddin PresiJcnl Training ihc hounds on While ' s Farm, Home Ground - of the V. M. I. Hunt Deshazo Captain, Football Black Captain, Basketball Mover Captain, Wrestling ■st roTv : McCuUough, Winston, Louis, Gianeiloni, DeShazo, Black, Turriziani, Skladayny, Coppedge, Bandish, Bur Second row: Russell, McCaleb, Ford, Mapp, Pritchard, Merrick, Allen, Whittle, Graves, Augustine, Arnold Third roTv : Edmonds, Stallings, Quarles, Coleman, Truilt, Newcomb, Walker, Santee, Bowman, Coffman, Robinson Fourth row: Abele, Adams, Martin, Treakle, Addington, Garden, Bray, Osborne, Dischinger, Sloan, Gantt Fifth row: Craflon, Manager; Matthews, Coach; Gray, Coach; Colonel Heflin, Coach Rat Football V. M. I V. M. I V. M. I V. M. I V. M. I .32; University of Maryland 7 . 6; William and Mary 19 .14; Richmond 7 .18; Virginia . 6; V. P. 1 12 V. M. I. ' s Little Red Team had a better than average season falling only to William and Mary and the Techlets and scormg vv ' ms over Maryland, Richmond, and Virginia. Coach Woody Gray and his able assistants. Col. Heflin and Jimmy Matthews, developed one of the best rat elevens in the past three years with Dick DeShazo, V. M. I. ' s All-State repre- sentative and captain, sparkmg the team by passing, running and kicking his way through the defenses of the opponents. Also in the backfield were Tommy Winston, Little Joe Black, Al Turriziani, with Doug Pritchard in the reserve. McCullough and Rogers stood out at the end posts by knifing in to block kicks and throw their opponents for a loss. Bandish and Coppedge proved a stumbling block to off-tackle plays, while Skladany and Burruss furnish- ed the interference for many of the long runs. Among the plays to be remembered is DeShazo ' s " bootlegger " in the Maryland game, Pntchard ' s last minute pass to Joe McCullough for the winning tally against the Baby Spid- ers and the pile-driving tackles of Coppedge and Bandish in the Virginia contest. In their annual game with the Gobblers in Roanoke, the Baby Squadron fought nip and tuck all the way. In the first half the V. M. I. attack clicked for a touchdown with Joe Black lugging the leather across, but in the second the attack failed to function and so did the pass defense, offering the Techlets the opportunity to push across two touchdowns and sew up the ball game. ; Pritchard, Coach; Prilchard, Russell, Bandish, Winston, Black, Spilman, Ma Second rom: Bowman, Ford, Burnelt, Smith, Wise, McCullough, Gilmore Rat Basketball V. M. I 22; S. M. A V. M. 1 34; Massanutten V.M.I 31; Virginia V.M.I 27; Jefferson V. M. 1 22; Greenbrier.... .40 .29 .35 .28 .34 V. M. 1 46; Greenbrier. V. M. 1 20; V. P. I. ... V. M. 1 39; Jefferson... 32 46 34 V. M. 1 24; V. P. 1 37 V.M.I 32; John Marshall 33 V.M.I .32; Virginia 53 Handicapped by the loss of Coach Gray after Christmas, the Little Red basketballers opened their season by bowing to the cadets of the Staunton Military Academy. In their next contest they staged a come- back and defeated the Massanutten five after a closely contested game. Virginia ' s Baby Wahoos out- pointed the rats to score a win, and Roanoke ' s Jefferson High team won over the visiting Keydets hard- wooders by a slim one point margin. The Little Reds then split their two contests with Greenbrier by losing there and winning here. Next the Techlets decisively defeated the rats at Blacksburg. Jefferson Hi jour- neyed to V. M. I. and the yearling basketeers evened the score, but the Tech freshmen again defeated the rat team in the return game. After a tight contest, the John Marshall squad nosed out the Baby Keydets. In their final contest, the Cavalier freshmen defeated the visiting V. M. I. team. " Little Joe " Black captured the high scoring honors for the season. At the end of the season Black was rewarded by his teammates when they elected him as their captain for his consistent and spirited play- ing throughout their eleven contests. Nine numerals were awarded to the members of the Little Red squad — George Renneman, Joe Black, and Doug Pritchard, forwards; Joe McCullough and Bernie Bandish, centers; and Tommy Wins- ton, Lee Bowman, Bill Russell, and Sarg Wise, guards. Fir5( roll ' .- Moyer, Buford, Redwine, Walker, Grojean, Robinson, Sloan, Coppedge Second row: Colonel Hefflin. Coach; Taylor, Dischinger, Williams, Waring, Rohrer. McLean. Ramsay, Doulrich, Willis, Manager ThIrJ row: Ganll. Edmonds, Truilt. Welles, Whittle, Skladany, Bray, Mapp, Quarles Rat Wrestling V. M. 1 20; Petersburg High School 19 V. M. I 29; V. P. I. Freshmen 5 V.M.I 11; North Carolina Freshmen... 1 7 V.M.I 6; Woodberry Forest 22 V. M. I.. 3; Navy Plebes 29 Again Colonel Heflin produced a winning team from a group of Rats who had had no previous experience. The Baby Keydets won two of their five matches while losmg three, but they nevertheless made an excellent account of themselves in every match. Captain Moyer was the individual star of the team and turned in a record of five victories against no defeats. His record barely overshadowed that of Bo Coppedge, however, who scored four wins against a lone loss. In the opening match of the season the Litde Red grapplers scored a 20-19 victory over a strong Petersburg team. Moyer, Taylor, Whitde, and Coppedge all registered falls for V. M. I. while Peters- burg took the remainder of the matches. The Rats next encountered the Carolina freshmen and it was here they met defeat for the first time. Moyer again won by a fall and was closely followed by Buford who gained a decision, this however ended the V. M. I. scoring until the final bout when Coppedge won a decision. In their third match the team registered an overwhelming 29-5 victory over the Techs. Moyer won by default, Grojean, Sloan, and Coppedge each scored falls while Redwine, Walker, and Robinson took decisions. In their next match the Rats lost to a strong Woodberry Forest team by a score of 22-6. The Keydets were only able to win the first and last bouts. In the final match the Little Red team lost to the Navy Plebes by a score of 29-3 and this time only Moyer was able to break into the win column. The season was a better one than the results indicated, for although they lost more than they won the Rat team produced several men who should bolster next year ' s varsity; they were Moyer, Buford, Walker, and Coppedge. wbtm v ' io»g3 iMwa?jifmi Ea cnfe: ««g- first roll): Gantt, Pritchard, Welles, Adams, Turriziani, Sloan, McCuUough, Read, Hathaway Second row: Mapp, Upshur, Morrison, Buford, Boyle, Newton. Black, Burruss, Malmo Col. Read, Coach; Mr. Laslie, Assistant Coach; Winston. Williams. Bowman, Crandall, Bandish, Mil Rat Track V. M. I Virginia There V. M. I E. C. Glass High , Here V.M.I ...v. P. I Here V. M. I Richmond There State Meet Charlottesville Though not the championship squad that represented V. M. I. last year, this season ' s Little Red track team has brought out its share of would-be stars and made a creditable showing. Typical of V. M. I. track teams, the strength has been concentrated m the running events. Football stars DeShazo, Black, and Pritchard have handled the dashes acceptably while Black also took complete charge of both hurdles, forecasting aid for Billy Romm next sea- son. In the 440 Hathaway led the way but was always closely followed by Mapp. Dick Malmo, the finest runner on the team, dominated the 880 along with Joe Gantt. In the mile Gary Esser and Jimmy Morrison set the pace. Although the weight men upheld their end of the bargain very well, there was a notice- able lack of strength m the jumping events. The slack caused by loss of points here had to be taken up elsewhere. Burruss, Bandish, Coppedge, and Sloan took turns in besting each other in the weights with Dick DeShazo entering the lists in the javelin. Next year should find these men bolstering the varsity in the 880 where Jones will leave a big hole, in the weights, and in the 440, hurdles, and the mile. Flrsl row: Buford. Hathaway, Young, Boyle, Bowman, Morrison, Read SeconJ row: Colonel Read, Coach; Gofer, B. C. Martin, Moore, Newton, Esser, Malmo, Miller, Manager Rat Cross Country Participating in only two meets during the year, the Little Red cross-country squad won both to go through their short season undefeated. The first meet, against the Virginia junior Cavaliers, saw the rats win decisively by a score of 24-35, although they did not take the first place in the race. In the State meet, the only other that the rats competed in, place-point totals gave the rats a score of 43, lowest of the meet, and the State freshman cross-country championship. The leading runners of Col. Read ' s freshmen hill and dalers were Dick Malmo and Cary Esser. Against Virginia, Malmo and Esser tied for second place to be the first of the rats to cross the finish line. Sam Hathaway was the third Keydet to finish, and he took fifth place to help the Little Red point total. Then in the State meet, run at Washington and Lee, Malmo took third place to be the first rat to finish, while Esser placed seventh, to be the second member of the Little Red squad to cross the line. Altogether, in the State meet, the Little Red took eight out of the first sixteen places to win the championship. Next year. Col. Read will have several valuable additions to his varsity cross-country from this rat squad. Besides Malmo, Esser, and Hathaway, he will have Bowman, Boyle, Martin, Morrison, Buford, Young, Newton, and Reed. These eleven men will go a long way in replacing Chewning, Ed Jones, and Meriwether Jones. Carney Laslie Director Intramural Sports Lt. Ingle Assistant Dircclor The increased interest shown last semester in intramurals, our most important extra-curricular activity, is very important. It tends to prove that we come to V. M. I. not only to study but to make the most of college and to get what may be termed a well-rounded mental and physical development. The announcement of the standings of the companies, for the first semester, put the Company A cavalrymen in the lead. The closeness of the race makes it one of the most successful ever conducted by the Intramural department. The three leading companies. Company A, Company B, and Company E, were so close that one sport could change the standings of all three companies. The stiff competition, in the sports, has caused a renewal of almost-dead rivalries between several companies. Prob- ably, the most intense rivalry of the semester is between the two ranking teams. Company A and Company B. The cavalrymen have taken four tournament wins, each time edging the infantrymen into second place. B Company can only claim two tournament wins, softball and basketball. The artillerymen of Company E hold the third place bracket with two wins, pistol marksmanship and the inter-battalion football game. The second division is bunched with the close scores of Company D ' s 907.66 pts., of Company F ' s 854.86 pts., and of Company C ' s 833.5 pts. Sutherland Harris Woodward Fogarty Dorrier Hooker Tosti Perkins Wray Heindl Lt. Ingle Mr. Laslie Weller McCullough Lillard ' ■; . ' " ;.- . Virginia Military Institute, Season 1941-1942 SPORT. SOFTBALL— FALL TOURNAMENT CHAMPION COMPANY TEAM: COMPANY B CompanXf B E A C D F STANDINGS IVon 9 7 5 4 3 2 Percentage .900 .700 .500 .400 ,300 .200 No ALL-TOURNAMENT SOFTBALL SQUAD Firsl Team Lillard Frye Renneman McCord Irwin Smith Shomo Thomas Toiti Drake Gilmore Votes 61 58 63 56 35 50 61 70 63 59 Captain — Shomo (B) Position Catcher Pitcher Isl Base 2nd Base 3rd Base Shortstop Rover Outfield Outfield Outfield Utility SPORT— TOUCH FOOTBALL CHAMPION IN SPORTS— COMPANY A MOST VALUABLE MAN IN SPORT. TROPHY WINNER WFIAY. J. M. (A) Compan A B E F C D New Records: No STANDINGS Von Lost Percenta 4 1 .800 3 2 .600 3 2 .600 3 2 .600 2 3 .400 5 .000 SPORT— WRESTLING TEAM CHAMPION— COMPANY D Company D C E A F B IVinning Points (Matches) 112 73 59 35 35 23 STANDINGS Place Points 100 50 25 121 2 121 2 Part. Points 50 50 50 50 50 40 Total 262 175 134 97 2 97 2 63 RESULTS OF THE FINALS MATCHES 115 lb. class— Arnold (D) over Moyer, F. M. (C). De 125 lb. class— Hull (C) over Peery (C). Fall 0:15 of third period 135 lb. class— Mahone (D) vs. McCuIlough (D). Draw 145 lb. class— Franchina (D) over Walker (E). Fall 0:28 second period 155 lb. class — Reeves (D) over Cameron (C). Decision 165 lb. class— Flood (E) over Hiner (B). Fall 1:59 of third period 175 lb. class— Hockaday (F) over Whittle (F). Fall 0:40 of third period 185 lb. class— Demmler (A) over McClough Unlimited — Willis (E) over Minton (D). Decision SPORT— BASKETBALL CHAMPION COMPANY TEAM— COMPANY B MOST VALUABLE MAN TO TEAM, TROPHY WINNER SMITH, G. A. (B) STANDINGS pan ) Won Lost Percent B 13 2 .866 A 11 4 .733 E 9 6 .600 F 8 7 .533 D 3 12 .200 C 2 13 .133 , Rec ords: None. SPORT— INTRAMURAL RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP TEAM CHAMPION IN SPORTS— COMPANY A INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION— McGRATH, J. K. (B) STANDINGS Won ompany A 14 B 12 D 7 C 5 E 5 F 2 [ew Records: 1) Individual Match Score: held jointly by Freeman of " B. " Lost 1 3 8 10 10 13 .933 .800 .467 .333 .333 .133 Match Sc 4435 4426 4370 4364 4353 4273 McGrath ' s 895 breaking record of 893 ind Drewry of " A " and by McGrath SPORT— INTRAMURAL PISTOL COMPETITION TEAM CHAMPION IN SPORT— COMPANY E INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION, TROPHY WINNER- WRIGHT, J. M. (F) STANDINGS Company Won Lost Result E 13 2 1175 B 10 5 1129 F 7 8 1121 D 6 9 1129 A 5 10 1113 C 4 11 1086 SPORT— VOLLEY BALL CHAMPION COMPANY TEAM— COMPANY A MOST VALUABLE MAN, TROPHY WINNER WILLIAMS, R. W. (A) npany A B F E D C Compa A C F E D STANDINGS IVon Lost 14 1 9 6 8 7 6 9 4 II 4 11 Jone. SPORT- -PING PONG STANDINGS Part. AJv. Place Points Points Points 50 95 100 50 83 50 50 64 25 50 61 15 50 53 10 50 49 Percentage .934 .600 .533 .440 .267 .267 Total 245 183 139 126 113 99 SPORT— INTER-BATTALION FOOTBALL WINNER— SECOND BATTALION— 13-0 ' ' ■ ■ ' vV " Hm-m-m . . . Militan Duty; until DRC Iggy: " Light from the sun travels towards the earth at the rate of 186,000 miles per second. " Third Class Civil: " Sure, it ' s all down hill. " Many a sober faced little lamb goes out riding in the moonlight and comes home with a sheepish grin on her face. 2nd C: " That ' s my R. F. D. Slick, huh? " 1st C: " Yeah. Nice looking coat. " 2nd C: " Sure, I gave her that. " 1st C. : " Good looking scarf too. " 2nd C: " Yep, I gave her that. " 1st C. : " In fact, everything she ' s wearing is strictly O. K. " 2nd C. : ' Ain ' t it? I gave her all of it. " 1st C. : " And say, that ' s a cute little boy with her. " 2nd C. : " Yeah; that ' s her brother. " Izzy Whitmore (at Q. M. D.) : " How much is this paper? " Ozzie: " Seventy-five cents a ream. " Izzy: " It sure is. " Weetums (at R. -Macon) : " Shall we sit on the sofa? " You-know-who : " No, I ' m too tired. Let ' s play tennis. " Burglar: " Please let me go, lady. I never did anything wrong. " Old Maid: " Well, it ' s never too late to learn. " A girl who sows wild oats always hopes for a crop failure. She: " Swear to me that you love me. He: " Dammit, I do. " It ' s better for a girl to have a big bad wolf in front of her house than a little bear behind. Now here ' s a man who fnoD ' s his stuff In enlhalpv of steam. But when he whistles through his teeth We guarantee a REAM! ' It ' s Cadei Beeler. He says that he ' s run the block and will be over to see me in five minutes. ' " ■ " ' ' . ' X] ' V ' ROGUE ' S -EUJLHlJjU. This Elijah of the Civil course, When he shall some day die. Will leave this message to the vvorld- " SIGMA F SUB Y. " This bustling, bristling dynamo Has always thought it best To wait until the second bell For a fifty-minute test. The Master reads and writes and sculps His way to culture ' s crest. His boys can neither read nor write. But sleep while sleeping ' s best. GALLERY How many times this master of Organic life has laughed When he has reassured his boys, Then given them the shaft. This growling grunting Teddy-Bear, This grisly Galileo, In Physics is the toughest of One rough-and-ready trio. If you perchance around him err And call an ohm a mho. You ' ll think of roaring thunderstorms When you hear his loud " NO-O-O- These Are Our Country ' s Heroes Nov. 1944 Second Lieutenant Jeschke, R. H., U. S. M. C D. S. C. — Heroism beyond the line of duty. Lt. Jeschke ' s platoon was surrounded by two regiments of Japanese infantry who, knowing the platoon to be out of ammuni- tion, stood up yelling insults and making gestures at the beleagured Americans. Lt. Jeschke, in the face of terrific fire, stood up and boned the entire Japanese force for talking and raising hands in ranks. Second Lieutenant Hughes, J. A., U. S. Infantry, D. S. C. — Credited with saving the lives of his battalion at a time when death from starvation seemed imminent. Lt. Hughes saved his daily potato ration and personally cultivated a six-acre patch of potatoes in no man ' s land, tilling the soil assiduously, even while under intense fire. The potato crop realized from his effort fed the troops for two hundred and twenty-six days. Second Lieutenant Goddin, A. P., U. S. F. A., D. S. C. — Heroism above the line of duty. Lt. Goddm, armed only with a riding crop and his face, walked into a Japanese encampment and so frightened the superstitious soldiers that they fell down before him, offermg gifts of rice as a sacrifice to whom they thought was an evil demon. Lt. Goddin ' s platoon then mopped up, as all the fight had been taken out of the Japanese troops. Second Lieutenant Perkins, J. A., U. S. F. A., D. S. C. — Credited with the destruction of several hun- dred Japanese recruits. Lt. Perkins, captured in earlier action, had gained the confidence of the Japanese and was made a physical instructor in swimming at a recruit camp. Lt. Perkins is credited with the drowning of several hun- dred Japanese recruits by his method of " coaching. " He purposely omitted teaching the ignorant troops to " loosen up " before entering the water. Second Lieutenant O ' Keefe, J., Jr., U. S. Cavalry, D. S. C. — Heroism beyond the line of duty. Lt. O ' Keefe, because of his perfect resemblance to a Jap- anese, disguised himself by changing uniforms and gained a position in the office of the paymaster of the Imperial Japanese Navy. By a shrewd method of making short- term loans at a usurous rate of interest with units of the Japanese Heet as security, Lt. O ' Keefe bankrupted the admiralty and gained as his personal property, 4 capital ships, 2 heavy cruisers, 7 light cruisers, 1 6 destroyers, and 3 submarines. Lt. O ' Keefe also foreclosed on the personal rowboat of Admiral Nomura. Vice-Caravan Leader Cury, D., Egyptian Camel Cav- alry — Congressional Medal of Honor — When captured by General Rommel ' s Panzer Division, Lt. Cury lost no time in engaging in a three-hour crap game with his Nazi captors, winning 1 4 tanks, I 8 pieces of medium artillery, 6 Dornier bombers, 10 Messerschmitt " 109 " pursuit planes, and, not one hour later, in a strip-poker round, made Christians of the Germans, leaving them naked and ashamed in the blazing African sun. The complete dis- armament by Lt. Cury so enfeebled the enemy that they were easy prey to the attacking British. Second Lieutenant Jones, T. R., U. S. Jackass Artil- lery, D. S. C. — Heroism beyond the line of duty. In a bitter race for an ammunition dump, with the fate of two thousand troops resting in his charge, Lt. Jones NOSED out the Japanese force and gained the safety of the position. Second Lieutenant Moore, G. E., U. S. F. A., D. S. C. — Heroism far, far, far beyond the line of duty. For personally calling on the fourteen-year-old daughter of the Nipponese commander, and gaining such favor with the enemy that he became familiarly known as " Hon. Brown Dog, " and thereby weening important military information from the enemy, enabling his command to surprise and subdue the Ososmaki garrison. oy, yvho said the Insfii-u e isn ' t a commun ty of cho ors f ? f " HANDSOME- iV ? 6Hn o-fhrr on,- r:,r. (Kankss-t Richmond nxirn i n 3 arractr:5) ■KJ, " ' • :, Ommode, Bishop WOLV£S DEN fOnn, Ay?- T vo 3tr pe Tr pe. There t s no fir t s op room, b ? f aroG or ■oma j be if facm Nor- h South, Sasf or { (S-s :.. fvh bh for ' Some contribuhon s nof ds eri ' nq of eferna fame. ' - , ' ' ' (0 H£YMI5T0-0( 0 ' Dow Goo ' vv- ' etoflj- ttW Y " " avr ) ooM X Vwiie tout T- am cerVavrv voetV s The unofficial bulletin board has more uses than the Q. M. D. breakage fee. Throughout our four years it has served well as a source of embarrassment to some and a means of amusement to many. It provides the connecting link between the inhabitants of officers ' quarters and barracks, and it affords a means of general contact between the four classes within barracks. . D. T-illard ot OtanEf. c njt sf he a a rcf- rji higher position. k Ay nor fi ,r ce- ,„ rr,o„f. from Oron e.Va rr Feb I ,lf TTiir sM rfisi- ( o.s.V e. " n ' [ i O LOtrulA " - ' TVvA- The Foculty 5-hjdcnt-5 of Southern Seminary rec ueef +he pleasure of ofiy ia6e ' r who will cX)fne +0 the Akmorial Teo Dancfi Saturday a 3 P v . ■ (?oOJ»(J .«ve -ns— i(ei ' With the spirit of revelation prevailing, the past has been brought to life, and the cream of the many articles, pictures and notices which have frequented the board during our four years are here revived . . . R. W. W. ! ' «■ ' ;« i f:st A traveling salesman, being afflicted with a very common condition, had taken corrective measures in the form of a patent elixir of great power. As a consequence he was ex- tremely wary and cautious. As he was passing through a small village the great desire struck. He looked around for a haven and perceived a small country hotel. Rushing into the " lobby " he called nervously to the land- lord, a placid individual of the " Chic Sale " type. " Landlord, landlord, where is it? " Mine host looked at him. grunted, spat, and said. " Down the hall, first to the left, down the stairs, turn right, and straight back. " " Thanks. " Our hero was off like a shot. In a few seconds his voice with a desperate sort of quaver in it. floated up from the depths. " Landlord, landlord, I can ' t find it. " The landlord repeated his directions patiently. And still again he heard the voice. " Landlord, landlord, where is it? " And then, " Landlord, landlord. LAND-LORD! . . . Lor-r-d . . . Lor-r-d . . . Lord!!! " The roadster skidded around the corner, jumped in the air, knocked down a lamp post, smacked three cars, ran against a stone fence and stopped. A girl climbed out of the wreck. " Peter Rabbit, darling. " she exclaimed, " that ' s what I call a kiss! " A cute young Semite walked into a dress shop and asked to see some silk dresses. The saleslady tried to convince her that she should buy a wool dress, but to no avail. Finally she asked: " But why do you insist on a silk dress? " " I ' m tired of having the wool pulled over my eyes! " If a biography of Minsky is ever written, it should, with- out a doubt be entitled, " For Whom the Belles Peal. " Rabbi Heindl: " What happened when the cow jumped over the barbed wire fence? " Pot Head: " What? " Rabbi: " Udder destruction. " There was a young woman from Wantage Of whom the town clerk took advantage. Said the city surveyor, " You ' ll just have to pay her. For you ' ve altered the line of her frontage. ' THE BIG BOYS HAVE BEEN BAD AGAIN!!! 226 1941-1942 IN REVIEW September 4th — Jeschke bones every first classman m " D " Company as a warning of what kind of a year it will be. Wall certifies he ' d rather be on the sick list than in " D " Company. September 7th — Izzy Whitstein caught washing paletots in showers in an effort to increase his take on his laundry business. September 30th — " Tapey " Jordan drinks nineteen beers in Patio. Gives prize to waitress. Sleeps it off in cemetery. September 31st — President Roosevelt makes tour of in- spection of barracks. Has only this to say, " Anyone who believes this is a damned fool, because even a black Re- publican knows ' thirty days hath September ' . " October 8th — " Pot-head " Hume starts trying for a Ring Figure date. Finally is convinced that he is a year too late. In his despair he goes to sleep. October 2 1 st — Dick Williams first mistaken for the Re- pulse. Certifies disgracefully. October 24th — Blood Patton drinks one beer in Patio. Gives prize to waitress. Almost loses thumb from knife wound. November 4th — Red Capes hold big meeting in 1 03. Stacker Lee certifies he ' s pure. Nasty and Blood are strange- ly silent. November 1 1th — Big " fox-hunt " at Tex Tilson ' s. Rum- ors that there was really a fox were quickly squelched. One cadet did not pass out. This caused everyone much embar- rassment. November 1 5th — One C. C. C. declared " Virginia ' s fastest man " by winning state meet at W. L. Title re- affirmed at Hollins the following Sunday. November 1 6th — This date shall live long in infamy. Harpo axed the brothers. November 20th — We went on the roughest pledge in the history of the Institute. November 22nd — The seconds pay through the nose for that odd buss. December 8th — On account of the war Cabell blitzes the brass on his garters. December 1 9th — The first class takes its first drink of a two week bender. January 3, 1942 — The hangover starts, with the final term looming like the Sahara on a blurred horizon. January 1 9th — Exams start. Academic Department raises thumb and swears it won ' t unbend for two weeks. On this date Ygor Williamson bankrupted the North Side by his trek to Lynchburg. February 3rd — " Goo-goo " Williams gets two letters from Lillie. In an ecstasy of love, he brushes his hair twenty- seven times before D. R. C. February 9th — " Baby " Durham receives fourth offer from Cream-of- Wheat Co. for a picture of his famous smile. Curses horribly. February 22nd — " Husky Hank " Garrett thrown out of sorority house at Macon for biting. March 2nd — Outrage due at printers. Editors are per- turbed and decide to get to work. March 8th — 120 sicknesses in barracks blamed on hot dog syndicate. Operators deny strongly but are run dowTi attempting to leave Rockbridge County. March 1 2th — With the coming of warm weather, com- merce between V. M. I. and Lynchburg increases ninety- five per cent. Says the Swoose, " It ' s in the air. " March 20th — Movement on the part of the Black Bishop to put Pay Toilets in Main Sinks thwarted by heavy petition. March 28th — Outrage editors realize seriousness of fleet- ing time. Swear and certify that something must be done. April 1 St — April Fool ' s Day. The only person fooled today was the embryo electrical engineer who thought he got a max from the Butt. April 2nd — Outrage Editors realize with stunning force that the Outrage was due exactly one month ago. April 4th — R. W. Williams gets four hits against Ohio. Pooley certifies he ' s coached his last game. April 8th — Outrage editors decide to begin work almost immediately. April 9th — " Polecat " Lee gets fourth I. C. C. for Easter Hops. Says he hasn ' t yet found " his type. " Efforts to bribe Crystal into a date are unsuccessful. April I 0th — Easter dances begin. Willie deserts position of Institute Air Raid Warden to attend. Certain Bald- winite overjoyed. April 1 5th — Zeke Holland finally declares that wearing shoes isn ' t so bad after all. April 22nd — Outrage editors threatened by publishing company. Editors prepared to start work. April 25th — " Molasses " Wright struggles for a third in the 1 00 yard dash. Still certifies he thinks he ' s a better track man than Willoughby Williams is a ball player. April 28th — Neck Hound Wray gets " Bread-and-But- ter " letter from his Easters ' date. Boasts about same for forty-eight hours. April 30th — Room 131 is horrified to discover that a demerit has been charged against " Little Tin " Jeschke for being late to lab. Room resolves to bone I 00 men as revenge. May 1 st — Measurements show that Rabbi Heindl ' s nose has grown one-eighth inch this term. May 4th — Publishing company sends three armed men after the Outrage copy. These three brutes pull editors out of their hays and stand guard eight hours while work is completed. May 8th — First class realizes that graduation is only a week away. Says Satterfield, " It ' s this year, ain ' t it? " May 1 4th — First Class receives civilian privileges. A. B. 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