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BELOVED FRIEND AND HONORED PRESIDENT
OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES,
BISHOP CHARLES BETTS GALLOWAY, '
DEDICATE THIS THE FIFTH VOLUME OF THE
Charles Betts Galloway.
"Foremost captain of his time,
Rich in saving common-sense,
And, as the greatest only are.
In his simplicity subhme.''
It is no accident that these lines, written to commemorate the Iron Duke of
England, come to our mind when thinking of the Prince of Israel, Mississippi's
foremost captain of peace. Bishop Galloway is one of the few many-sided men
who are great from every point of view; who do not forget that the Christian
minister is also the Christian citizen; who absolutely refuse to narrow their minds
and give up to one profession what was meant for mankind.
A Mlssissippian by birth, growing up to young manhood in the bitter days
when we were suffering the aftermath of the most tragic war in history, he has
freely given his great mind and heart to the welfare of his State, whether in edu-
cational advantages, statesman-like policy, moral improvement, or clerical serv-
ice. Such abilities could be confined to no one .State, and as editor, bishop,
orator, and patriot, he soon became a power in the South, the Nation, and in the
councils of united Christendom.
From the day that it was definitely determined to establish in the capital of
the Magnolia State a college dedicated to broad Christian education, Bishop Gal-
loway has been the honored President of the Board of Trustees, and as successive
generations of students have listened to his clear, resonant voice and have heard
his eloquent words of wisdom and counsel, there has grown up a deep and abiding
affection for "Our Bishop"; and it is with heart-felt love and gratitude for a life
of noble service that this volume of the Bobashei.a is dedicated to Bishop Charles
Betts Galloway, "for we needs must love the highest when we see it."
J. E. W.
WiLWAM Bei^ton Murrah, D.D., L.L.D.,
Major R. W. Mili.saps,
Board of Trust.
Bishop Chas. B. Galloway, D.D., LL.D. President
Dr. a. F. Watkins Vice-President
J. B. StreaTer Secretary
Major R. W. Millsaps Treasurer
FOR TERM EXPIRING IN 1908.
R. L. Bennett. J. R. Bingham.
I. C. Enochs. Rev. W. B. Lewis.
Dr. W. G. S. Sykes. Rev. S. N. Thames.
Rev. a. F. Watkins, D.D. Rev. W. W. Woollard.
FOR TERM expiring IN 191I.
Rev. W. C. Black, D.D. S. T. Harkey.
Rev. T. B. Holloman, D.D. Rev. T. W. Lewis.
Rev. R. H. Meek. Major R. W. Millsaps.
H. L. Stevens. J. B. Streater.
WiLUAM Belton Murrah, D.D., LL.D.,
•—James Magruder Sullivan, A.M., Ph.D.,
Edward Mayes, LL.D.,
Dean of the Law Department.
Robert Scott Ricketts, A.M.,
Head Master of the Preparatory Department.
James Elliott Walmsley, A.B., Ph.D.,
Alfred Allan Kern, A.M., Ph.D.,
Mrs. M. W. Swartz,
Rev. William Beltcjn Mirrah, D.D., LL-D.,
Professor of Mciila/ a)td Mora/ Philosophy.
A.B,, Southern University, 1874; D.D., Centenary College, 1887; LL.D.,
Wofford College, 1897; Principal Winona High vSchool, 1882-1884; Vice-Presi-
dent Whitworth Female College, 1886-1892: member of the North Mississippi
Conference since 1874; member Board of Education of M. E. Church, South;
elected General Secretary of Board of Education in i8g8, but declined the ]30-
sition; delegate to Ecumenical Conferences at Washington in 1891 and London
in 1 901; Fraternal Messenger to Methodist Episcopal Church of Canada, 1892;
six times delegate to General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
J. T. Erwin, A.B., A.M.,
Professor of Maihemaiics and Aslronomy.
A.B., A.^I. (\'anderbilt University); for two years Professor of Mathematics
in Rutherford College; for one year after receiving the degree of M. A., Graduate
Fellow and Assistant in Mathematics in \'anderbilt University; for two years
Principal of the Public Schools of Martinsville, \'a. ; for one year Instructor of
Mathematics in the University of Alabama, resigning this last position to accept
the invitation to teach Mathematics in Millsaps College.
John Magruder Sullivan, A.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Geology, Chemistry, and Physics.
A.B., Centenary College, 1887; A.M., University of Mississippi, 1890; A.M.,
Vanderbilt University, 1897; Ph.D., \'anderbilt University, 1900; Professor of
Natural Science, Centenary College, 1889-1902; Assistant in Astronomy, Vander-
bilt University, 1896-1897; Member of American Chemical Society, of American
Society for the Advancement of Science, of the Audubon Society.
James Elliot Walmsley, A.M., Ph.D.,
Professor of History and Economics.
A.B. and A.M., Randolph-Macon College, 1894; Ph.D., Ilhnois Wesleyan
University, 1907; Instructor in English and Greek, Randolph-Macon College,
1893-1895; Instructor in Latin and Greek, Randolph-Macon Academy, 1895-
1897; Professor of Latin and History, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1897-1901;
Professor of History and Economics, Kentucky Wesleyan College, 1901-1903;
Professor of History and Modern Languages, Millsaps College, 1 903-1 904; Member
of Mississippi Historical Society, American Historical Society, National Geo-
graphical Society, Classical Association of the Middle West and South, and Amer-
ican Library Association; author of "Unpublished Correspondence of Burton
Harrison," "Mississippi Politics Before the War."
Mifflin Wyatt Swartz,''A.B., A.M.,
Professor of Latin and Greek.
Student at University of Virginia, 1891-1893; Instructor in English and
History, Shenandoah Valley Academy, 1893-1895; A.B., University of Vir-
ginia, 1897; graduate student, 1897-1899; the Mason Fellow, 1899-1900; A.M.,
1900; Professor of Latin and Greek, Fort Worth University, 1900-1903; Pro-
fessor of Greek and German, Milwaukee Academy, 1903-1904; member of the
Classical Association of the West and South; author of "A Topical Analysis of
the Latin Verb."
Alfred Allan Kern, A.M., Ph.D.,
Professor of English. .
A.B., Randolph-Macon College, 1898; A.M., 1899; Teaching Fellow, Van-
derbilt University, 1899-1900; Fellow in English, Johns Hopkins University,
1902-1903; Fellow by Courtesy, Johns Hopkins University, 1 903-1 904; Ph.D.,
Johns Hopkins University, 1907; Phi Beta Kappa.
Henry Thomas Moore, A.B., A.M.,
Professor of Modern Languages.
A.B., Valedictorian, University of Missouri, 1903; A.M.,' 1904; Director of
University Chapel Choir, 1 903-1 904; Graduate Scholar, Yale University, 1904-
1907; Lockwood Scholar, Yale Music School, 1906-1907; Member of Beta Theta
Pi and Phi Beta Kappa.
W. A. Welch,
Instructor in Biology.
H. M. Frizell,
Assistant in Latin and Greek.
Sudie Pearl Spann,
Assistant in English.
Law School Faculty.
Albert Hall Whitfield, A.M., LL.D.,
Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Law of Corporations, Law of Real
Estate, Constitutional Law, and Law and Practice in Federal Courts.
A.B., University of Mississippi, 1871; and A.M., 1873; LL.B., University
of Mississippi, 1874; and LL.D., 1895; Adjunct Professor of Greek, University of
Mississippi, 1 871-1874; Professor of Law, University of Mississippi, 1892-1894;
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi.
William R. Harper, Esq.,
Contracts, Torts, Personal Property, Pleading, Commercial Law, Equity Jurispru-
dence, and Equity Procedure.
Graduate University of Mississippi ; Harvard Law School.
Preparatory School Faculty.
Robert Scott Ricketts, A.M.,
A.M., Centenary College, 1870; President and Professor Port Gibson Female
College, 1867-1873; Professor Whitworth Female College, 1872-1893.
George W. Huddleston, A.M.,
A.B., Hiwassee College, 1883; Professor of Greek in Hiwassee College, 1884-
1891; A.M., Hiwassee College, 1886; Professor of Latin and Greek, Harperville
College, 1891-1893; Principal of Dixon High School, 1893-1897; Associate Prin-
cipal of Harperville School, 1 897-1 899; Associate Principal of Carthage School,
1899-1900; State Board of Teachers' Examiners.
Stuart Grayson Noble, A.B.,
English, Latin, and History.
University of North Carolina, 1907 ; Instructor of English and History, Horner
Military School, 1 907-1 908; Student, University of Chicago, summer 1908; Pi
To its readers the fifth volume of the Bobashela
extends most cordial greetings; to those who have
known its predecessors, to those who now know it for
the first time, and to those who may come to know it in
the future, we extend that beautiful and expressive
Choctaw salutation. May it renew old acquaint-
ances, strengthen the ties of former years, and, in the
fullest sense, be ' 'good friends with all whom it may
chance to meet." We give this resume of the passing
year to show as best we can how we have spent our
time, and to what extent our labors have been re-
warded. We present this volume with the hope that
in the distant years it may lead Memory back to the
"good old days," to friends, to College life and its
buoyant hopes; and, best of all, that to it may be the
happy task of forming one link in the golden chain
of brotherhood uniting Millsaps men.
Thos. L. Bailey Ediior-in-Chief
ROBT. H. Ruff Literary Editor
John Gass Art Editor
RoBT. J. MuLLiNS Club Editor
T. A. Stennis Athletic Editor
W. R. Applewhite Class Editor
R. B. Sharbrough Humorous Editor
A. B. Campbell Business Manager
F. S. Williams, )
I. C. Enochs, Jr., > Assistant Business Managers
D. W. BUFKIN, J
Fulton Thompson Photographer
. r*^:j 4^8
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Green and Gold.
Tom Stennis President
Miss Spann \' ice- President
W. A. Welch Secretary
Chas. C. Hand Treasurer
Miss Ricketts Profthet
R. J. MULLINS Historian
B. F. Witt Sf>ort
R. B. Sharbrough Poet
Walter Ralph Applewhite,
"Here Satan said, '/ kyiow this man of
old, an<l Joy a long time have expected
"Delia." He thinks his wild-cat yells
are singing. Wears loud socks, and is
an apostle of Charley and Erskine. He
brought the art of loving a girl to this world-
His long suit is Latin, m,aking lo on ex-
amination. His studies have never in the
least interfered with his other "affairs."
As chicken-swiper, his record is peerless.
Withal, he has firmness, an affable disposi-
tion, and is a well-rounded college man.
B.A.; Glee Club, 1907; Basket-Bail,
'08; Sophomore Speaker; Commencement
Debater; Class Editor Bobashela; 'Var-
sity Right End, '08; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet,
'08; G. L. S. ; Kappa Sigma; age, 19;
chosen profession. Medicine; Senior The-
sis, "The New Federalism and the Old
Thomas Eowkey Bau^ey,
"Oh, that my tongue were in the thunder's
mouth! then with a passion would I fight
"Bill;" "Judge." Is a born leader and
politician; what he doesn't know about pol-
itics is torn out of the book. He is fond of
praise, and likes to see his name in print
Could make Annanias feel like a Sunday-
school teacher. Thinks himself invincible,
but has fallen a hopeless victim to Cupid.
Walks like an Amoeba, and smokes a "big
pipe." Has taken a full course in the La-
mar Society, having held every office in it
one or more times. "Bill" is the be.d all-
round man in College, and has won more
honors than any other man in his Class.
B.A. ; Sophomore Speaker; Mid-Session
Debater, '06; President L. L. S., '07;
Commencement Debater, '08; Anniver-
sarian, '09; Representative to Whitworth
Chautauqua, '08; Collegian Story Prize,
'07; Local Editor Collegian, '07; twice a
Delegate to Ruston; Manager Founders'
Hall, '07; Manager and Right Half Mis-
sissippi Team at Ruston ; '\'arsity Left
Tackle, '08; M. I. O. A. Representative,
'09; Editor-in-Chief Bobashela, '09; L.
L. S. ; Kappa Sigma; age, 21 ; chosen pro-
fession. Law; Senior Thesis, "National
Jt)SEPH Howard Mo(.)rman Brooks,
".4 true a}id xtcadv man."
"Whiskers;" "John Henry." Devoted
the first two years of his College life to de-
veloping a mustache, and was never known
to undervalue his good looks. He is a
photograph fiend of the fir.ft water, and is a
hon in The Asylum Heights society- As
Grand High Caliph of the Night Riders,
he has made an enviable record. Always
speaks out when trodden upon. Has a
strong attachment for dresses and rocking-
chairs. He has a penetrating eye, is whole-
souled, generous, and is a good student.
B.A. ; Freshman and Sophomore Speak-
er; President L. L. S., '08; Anniversary
Orator, '09; Y. M. C. A. Secretary, '08;
Delegate to Ruston, '08; Class Treasurer,
'09; \'ice-President L. L. S.; Class Foot-
Ball and Base-Ball; L. L. S.; Phi Delta;
age, 18; chosen profession. Ministry;
Senior Thesis, "The Spirit of the Age."
Charles Connor Hand,
"Little, loud, scholarly, and proud."
"Charley." Youngest man in his Class;
i^as handicapped in that he had to follow
Albert. Loved a Co-ed, but — He is an
inveterate Prep, and is guaranteed to raise
a rouLih house on shorter notice than any
man in his Class. Official adviser to Dr.
Swartz's cats. He has a bright mind, but
does not believe in overtaxing it. He is full
of College spirit and an ardent supporter oj
B.A.; Athletic Editor Collegian, '08;
Class Poet, '07; Class Treasurer, '08;
Class Foot-Ball and Base-Ball; Y. M. C.
A.; G. L. S.; Kappa Alpha; age, 18;
chosen profession, Medicine; Senior The-
sis, "American Aristocracy; That of
WiLiviAM Charles Legc.ett,
"Shou/i! 1 like a hermit diuell
On a rock or in a wcUf"
"Legs;" "Willie." He does not cavct
honor; finds much pleasure in associating
with self. Decidedly non-amorous; was
disappointed in youth. Likes geological
trips for Geology's sake. Has seen every
League gaine that has been played in Jack-
S071 since he entered school. Is very solici-
tous to know whether St. Peter furnishes
his customers with "Argosies" and strong
pipes. "Bill" always looks on the bright
side of life. He is the closed student in
B.S.; Class President, '07; Y. M. C. A.;
Class Foot-Ball and Base-Ball; Manager
of Senior Basket-Ball Team; age, 25;
chosen profession. Medicine; Senior The-
sis, "The Impending Danger."
Robert Jackson Mullins.
"Sighcil and looked and sighed again."
"Bob." Enjoys the distinction of being
jhc oidv man in his Class who came up
from First Prep. Originally from the land
of White-Cappers; the climate became rath-
er warm — hence, to Jackson. A sensation-
al knock-out capped his foot-ball career;
while unconscious he talked incessantly oj
Physics. Nell, and Bill. Above all, he is
a shark in Geology; also plays second fid-
dle in the Chemistry Department. "Bob"
is genial, modest, and devoted to his vork.
B.S. ; Class President, '07; President L.
L. S., '09; Mid-Session Debater, '08; twice
a Delegate to Ruston; Millsaps-Southern
University Debater, '09; Assistant Busi-
ness Manager Co//f<7w«, '07; Club Editor
BoBASHELA, '09; Class Basket-Bali and
Foot-Ball; Alumni Editor Collegian, '09;
L. L. S. ; Pi Kappa Alpha; age, 21 ; chos-
en profession. Engineering; Senior Thesis,
"Free Trade a Necessity."
Bertha Louise Ricketts,
"A'^gent/e presence, unpretentious, calm,
Most loyal member of '09 ; beloved by all
on account of her gentleness and intellectual
attainments. She is a brilliant writer, but
is somewhat satirical. The hard work of
College life never disturbs her calm, sympa-
thetic nature. Characteristic expression,
''Them are my sentiments."
B.S.; Class President, '05; Class Poet,
'o6-'o7; Prophet, '08; Vice-President of
French Club, '08; \'ice-President Minne-
haha Club, '08; Oakley Memorial Scholar-
ship Prize, '06; D. A. R. Medal, '08; Asso-
ciate Editor Collegian, '08; Assistant in
English, '07; Kappa Mu; age, 18; chosen
profession. Medicine; Senior Thesis, "The
Significance of Irwin Russell in Southern
R.ALPH Bridger Sh.\rbrough,
"We grant, although he had much wit.
He was very sly in using it."
"Ralph" is a genius of the type who
knows about everybody's business except
his own; talks incessantly, and is guaran-
teed never to know one second what he is
going to do the next; was never known to
buy a hook. After vainly striving for four
years, he at last found his counterpart in
"Aunt" Jones. He has an affinity for
horned toads and snipe-hunting. After all,
he has a brilliant mind, and is capable of
B.A.; President L. L. S., '08; Humorous
Editor BoBASHELA, '09; Patriots' Day
Speaker, '09; Class Poet, '08; Y. M. C. A.;
L. L. S.; age, 20; chosen profession, Law;
Senior Thesis, "True History and Nation-
Miss Sudie Pearl Spaxn,
"And the sunshine came along ivith her."
She boasts of the fact that she has never lost
any of her time on that species of the genus
homo vulgarly known as "the boys." She
has never been happy since Hattie married.
Her favorite song is, "Daisies Won't Tell."
She is very studious, and was never knoien
to "cut." She is the ynost conscientious
member of '09, and is well liked.
B.S.; Class Historian, '05; \'ice-Presi-
dent Senior Class; Assistant in English,
'o7-'o9; age, 23; Senior Thesis, "The
Significance of Irwin Russell in Southern
De Kalb, Mississippi.
"His head aglow, his heart I know
Has long been wrapped in calico."
"Tom" is a product of the free .State of
Kemper. Constantly boasts of his capac-
ity for love and is a battle-scarred veteran
in the sam.e. He is a good disciplinarian,
as is evinced by his rulings in the Society.
Has an unlimited amount of obstinacy,
which he thinks is firmness. His m-ajor
stunis are petformed in right field and in
the Natural Science Department. His per-
manent address is Millsaps College, care of
the Chair of Chetnistry. "Tom" is ivell
liked and is true-blue to his friends.
B.S.; 'Varsity Base-Ball, '06; 'Varsity
Basket-Bail, '08; Local Editor Collegian,
'09; Athletic Editor Bobashela, '09;
Patriots' Day Orator, '08; Sophomore
Speaker, '07; Mid-Session Debater, '08;
Base-Ball Manager, '09; President Senior
Class; President G. L. S., '09; Anniver-
sary Orator, '09; Treasurer Y. ^L C. A.,
'o8-'o9 ; Delegate to Ruston Conference,
'08; G. L. S.; Pi Kappa Alpha; age, 21;
chosen profession. Medicine; Senior The-
sis, "The Merchant Marine in Interna-
William Amos Welch,
"Like a river, largest at its mouth."
"Prep " has been in College off and on ever
since it opened; will probably remain over
and take special work in the Y. M. C. A.
and the Science Department. "Prep" is
strictly from Missouri, and at times is the
personification of obstinacy. He is a wield-
er of the Big Stick, and an ardent devotee
of Robert's Rules of Order. Has justly
won the title of Official Rough-house Raiser.
The most enthusiastic man in his Class,
and the best rooter in College. His record
as a speller and politician will never desert
him. He has been one of the corner-stones
of the y. M. C. A., graduating in all its
departments. He is accommodating, and
will do anything possible for a fellow.
B.S. ; President Founders' Hall Club,
'06; three years Steward; President G. L.
S., '07; President Y. M. C. A., '09; twice a
delegate to Ruston Conference; Y. M. C.
A. 'EAxtoT Collegian, '07; Business Man-
ager Collegian, '09; Commencement De-
bater, '08 ; Patriots' Day Orator, '07 ;
Right Guard 'Varsity Foot-Ball, '09;
Right Guard Mississippi Team at Ruston
Conference; Class Foot-Ball and Base-
Ball; Manager Track Team, '09; G. L. S. ;
Phi Delta; age, 25; chosen profession Y.
M. C. A. vSecretary; Senior Thesis, "The
Preservation of Our Forests."
Basil Franklin Witt,
"Thy modesty is a candle unto thy merit."
Basil scorns the strenuous life; loves
peace and quietude. He is of an amorous
nature; not easily angered, but once an-
gered, woe unto the offender who incurs his
wrath/ So7ne think him indifferent, but
to those who know him best he is a warm
and confidential friend. Prefers the less
violent forms of Athletics; a shark in the
Gym. Always authority on the latest in
masculine wearing apparel. Will he just
five minutes late when Gabriel sounds his
horn. Withal, he is an earnest and dili-
gent student, and worthy of the name he
has won. Basil is popular with everybody,
and is generous to a fault.
B.A.; Sophomore Speaker; Class His-
torian, '07; Basket-Ball Team, '05; Gym-
nasium Team, '09; Secretary G. h- S., '08
Fourth-term President G. L. S., '09; An
niversary Orator, '08; Anniversarian, '09
Winner of Collegian Story Prize, '08; Ed
itor-in-Chief of Collegian, '09; G. L. S.
Kappa Sigma; age, 21 ; chosen profession,
Medicine; 8NE; Senior Thesis, "The In-
creasing Power of the President."
I love my old Geology
And everything that 's in it;
I always keep it at my side
And read it every minute.
It 's better than a picture-book,
It 's better than a toy,
And as I turn each precious page
My heart is filled with joy.
Oh, see the squid, the darling squid!
A funny kid is he;
The petted, pampered member of
The mollusc family.
Oh, see the shining asteroid
With petals like a flower!
I often gaze upon the page,
Forgetful of the hour.
And when I 'm feeling sorrowful
I know just what I need :
I open my Geology,
And then begin to read.
And so I love Geology
And happily peruse it;
I '11 keep it always at my side
And never will abuse it.
And when I come to pass away
And leave this world of woe.
Just give me my Geology —
I won't care where I go.
Senior Class History.
On the pages of the last three volumes of the Bobashela will be found an
authentic history of the acts and deeds of the members of this noble band of
Naughty-niners during the first years of its existence. It will be sufficient then
to refer briefly to the history of that period in order that I may hasten to tell you
of their last year in College.
In November, 1905, there gathered together a band of Freshmen, hailing
from all regions of Mother Earth — from Russia, from China, from Mt. Nebo,
Hominy Ridge, Sullivan's Hollow, and even from the Class of 1908, to make up
this mighty body, now known as "Seniors." Our history that year and as Sopho-
mores was fraught with no greater deeds than are usually accredited to "the ver-
dant Freshmen" or "the gay young Sophomores." But as Juniors we saw the
need of the College for leaders, so we laid aside our motto, "Where ignorance is
bliss, it is folly to be wise," and adopted the more appropriate one, "As we
pass through life let us live by the wayside," and proceeded to notify the au-
thorities that in us they had found a Class of real men and women. We volun-
tarily took it upon ourselves to awaken each morning the sleepy body sitting
just in front of us at Chapel by singing our very original "A Hole in the Bottom
of the Sea," and in many ways to add sunshine to College life. The modern form
of foot-ball not yet being modern enough for us, we refrained from such horrid
pastimes, supplying, however, three for the 'Varsity Basket-Bail Team. In ora-
tory, in society, in debate, and in making grades, we excelled, and in every phase
of College work could be found the jolly Juniors.
And now we come to the last and greatest period of our life at Millsaps: the
period during which we were known as "Grand Old Seniors." Of the sixty
Freshmen, only two Co-eds and ten men have stood the test and passed the many
Rubicons along the arduous way to Seniordom. Many (like Lot's wife) had
stopped to look back and had been turned into pillars of Freshmen, Sophomores,
When in September we lined up in our long-aspired positions in Section I.,
we knew that we were entering upon our banner year. In spite of the fact that
we were few in number, we were always found fit for the occasion, and we were noted
for our unity and class spirit. And our daring and bravery have caused others to
look on in admiration. For, like that immortal band, Pickett's Brigade, which,
weary from years of struggle and seeing their comrades fall, charged up the hill into
the very jaws of death, just so did we charge upon Geology, Political Science, and
Chemistry, which still held possession of our diplomas. A record of our noble
struggle can be found only on that dignified, self-enunciating volume in the Sec-
retary's office and on the Book kept by good St. Peter, just within the Pearly
As is natural, the leaders of College life came from the Senior Class, and, as
is becoming to our dignity, we have stood aloof from all partisan strife, posing as
umpires on such occasions as the annual Sophomore-Freshmen "pitched battles."
We have given vent to our loyalty and college-spirit in many ways. Some thought
seriously of stopping over for another year to act as pilots; and many nights have
we burnt the midnight oil that our Alma Mater might excel.
Our geological tour marks an important period in history. Early in the ses-
sion we visited several points of interest in the State — the I. I. and C, for ex-
ample — gathering "data," which will always be very helpful and interesting to us
as well as to our State.
It is indeed a great Class. There is not one in College who takes more
pride in his class than do the members of Naughty-nine. Our greatness is shown
by the attitude of the less fortunate Juniors. Like the spoiled children they are,
and forgetting the law, "Obey and respect your superiors," they tried, through
their weekly. The Rip-Saw Hoodlum, to appear as great as we. To the eyes of the
unappreciative world we may seem ordinary, but we are glad to say that some of
its more intelligent men (our Alumni) have awakened to our superiority and true
worth and are going to welcome us into their midst by an unprecedented banquet.
Four years of our history are nearing completion ; only a few weeks more and
our College career will come to an end. Many pages are yet blank, but are to be
filled with the doings of a business world. We look forward with much anticipa-
tion to the time when we can enter our various life-works; yet we cannot help
feeling a tinge of regret that the time of final separation has come. As we bid
farewell there comes over each of us
' ' A feeling of sadness and longing
That is not akin to pain,
And resembles sorrow only
As the mist resembles the rain."
It was the night of June loth, 1929. In the banquet-hall of the Edwards was
a table set for twelve — a long, white table covered with shining silver and sparkling
glass. At each end and in the center stood tall vases of fern and yellow roses; the
chandeliers were gaily draped with green and gold ribbon; the walls were covered
with banners. At the end of the hall was a great white pennant with the legend
"MiLLSAPS" in purple, and, just beneath, a green one with "Class of '09"
written in letters of gold. All was ready and waiting.
Just twenty years before, in that same banquet-hall, just such a table had been
set for twelve. Promptly at the stroke of nine a door had opened and in had come
the Class of '09. Ten boys and two girls, light-hearted, happy, full of hope, and
glad that their school-days were ended, in they came, one by one, till all were gath-
ered around the table. At this their last meeting before they should leave their
Alma Mater, another banquet was planned — one to take place just twenty years
in the future. The same toastmaster was to preside, the same songs of class and
college to be sung, and, last of all, at the calling of the roll, each should rise in his
turn and give an account of himself and what he had done. Amid much fun and
laughter it was planned — that far-off banquet when each should have realized his
hopes and ambitions.
The twenty years had gone and again all was ready and waiting. Promptly
at the stroke of nine the door opened as before and in they came. Boys they were
no longer — grey beard, bald head, lined and wrinkled face — the passing years had
left their marks on all, some smiling and evidently prosperous and others sad, stoop-
ing, care-worn. Gathered once more around the table after so many years of sep-
aration, they told stories of the long-ago school-days, of pranks played on callow
young "Profs, " even they now displaying silver threads among the gold.
Finally the master of ceremonies rose to call the roll : "Applewhite. "
Down at the other end of the table rose a well-built man, tall, middle-aged,
dressed in true Western style, his face and neck tanned to a dark brown. Straight-
ening his bright red tie, smoothing down his tumbled hair, and looking around with
an air of perfect assurance and rollicking good-nature, the speaker began :
"Fellows, I never dreamed I 'd have to get up here and tell you that, after all
these years, I 'm still a single man. 'Tain't my fault, though. Nearly ten years ago,
when I was over in Texarkana, I saw the purtiest little girl in the world ; she was a
peach — but that don't come in this tale. After I had taught Math a year or two to a
set of stupid school-boys, I cut loose and went West — finest place in the world.
Say, you can spend the whole day ridin' and shootin' out under the sky, free as a
bird. It 's the only life worth living. I 've been there nearly eighteen years now,
and never saw the time yet when I couldn't get game enough to give a feller a sup-
per fit for a king. Why, down there on my ranch they ain't another place west of
the Mississippi River or this side of Heaven can beat it raisin' cattle and corn. And,
fellers, if you ever happen out that way, stop by and I '11 show you the real life on
the rolling plain. Maybe the dishes ain't washed every day, but the grub '11 be
there, and the welcome, too. "
He sat down amid a roar of applause.
Whereupon arose a most portly personage in a capacious "Prince Albert."
Time and feeding had expanded that once romantic form, the poetic chin of long
ago encroached upon the borders of a white cravat. Deep-set wrinkles had gath-
ered around his mouth, his hair was iron gray, but behind the same broad forehead
the crafty mind of Bailey was working as of old. With massive head lowered as
for a charge, one hand hanging loosely at his side and the other ready to be thrown
aloft in the air, he opened his mouth and spoke in a most stately and impressive
"Gentlemen, fellow-classmates, it has been many years since we last met
around the festive board. Many changes have taken place in our lives and in the
life of our country, and I regret to state that the changes have not all been for the
better.- Take politics in this State, for example — corrupt, my friends, corrupt.
As you all know, I alone among all the candidates for the Legislature from the
county of Webster stood for honest, open politics, or something like that, only to
go down in defeat before a notoriously worthless scoundrel and a set of scheming,
bribing thieves. As Mrs. Bailey said to me the night of the election : ' Defeated,
but not dismayed; overcome, but full of courage, Thomas; for right will conquer
in the end ' — or something like that. Therefore, my friends, remember this in 1931
when next you go to the polls, and vote for one who stands for the rights of every
individual in the great and glorious county of Webster and in the whole State of
Scarcely had the applause ceased when he rose again, "Boys," he said in
a timid, hesitating manner, "I hate to leave so soon, but — er — well, the fact is, Mrs.
B. prefers to have me home before ten o'clock at night, and, well — if I 'm not, I 'm
afraid it will be exceedingly uncomfortable for me, to say the least — "
"Be seated, " interrupted the toastmaster. " Brooks. "
A small, thickset man with a long black beard, a ring of sleek black hair around
his head and a white bald plain on top of it, deliberately came to his feet. In a
deep, slow voice that lingered long on every word and paused between, he spoke:
"For the last twenty years I have been working as a photographer; I have
supported myself and family in comparative ease for fifteen years, and now am
ready to retire on an income larger than any I ever dreamed of as a school-boy. On
such an occasion I feel that it would not be out of place to state that my total
yearly receipts amount often to as much as $500. I feel that I have said enough,
and I yield the floor to the next. "
A small man came to his feet slowly and lifelessly. There was a weariness in
his manner and an expression of disgust with the world and the Class of '09 that
caused a feeling of sadness to come over his classmates. Cheeks sunken, deep
wrinkles 'round his mouth, hollow eyes — all seemed so different from the gay young
"Charlie" of long ago.
Drawing from his breast-pocket a little old lace handkerchief, "Boys," he
said, "this is all that I have left to show what I once was — nothing else remains
to me of the life I once led. Youth, happiness, friends — all these departed long
ago. But I still have left the greatest thing of all. " Here his manner changed, a
faint color came into his hollow face, his eyes brightened, and with a sudden return
to his old quick manner, he drew from another pocket an oblong package. "Here
it is! For it I have sacrificed all that I once possessed, for it I have toiled night and
day in ill-smelling laboratories. The remainder of my life shall be spent in per-
fecting it. By means of this one instrument I shall hold the world in the hollow
of my hand, the whole scheme of the universe will be changed, and you will live
to see it. "
He sank back into his chair exhausted, his cheek paled, the light faded from
his eyes, and his habitual expression of ennui returned.
There were a few moments of silence, then the name of "LeggeTt" was called.
There was no answer. The master of ceremonies drew a letter out of his coat-
pocket and read :
"Lincoln, Oklahoma, June 6, 1929.
" To the Class of '09:
" I regret exceedingly that I can not be with you on the night of June loth, but
certain unforeseen events necessitate my absence. Ordinarily my practice would
allow me to leave, as most of my patients are at present alive and well; but I have
decided that by proper economy two can live on my income, and — well, it will be
impossible for me to get off just now, as things seem at last to be coming my way.
But you needn't tell her I said so.
"Yours as ever, W. C. Leggett. "
All eyes were turned with interest on the man who now stood up. He was tall
and lean almost to emaciation, his clothes hung on him with a forlorn air, his face
was a network of mournful wrinkles, even his eyes seemed to droop at the comers.
And when he spoke it seemed as though the sorrows of all the ages had been poured
into that one voice.
"Listen to the sad story of my life. Just sixteen years ago on the twenty-
first of last month I had finished my electrical course at Cornell and was employed
by the Electric Company of Meadville. I was sent out into the suburbs of that
great city to mend a transformer; the current was to be off until six o'clock. It
was all due to a habit I got into at college — the disastrous habit of working over-
time. I picked up the wire and could not let go. It was drizzling rain and not
a soul in sight except a young girl who was just then coming 'round the comer.
She realized my plight instantly, pulled oft" her rubber overshoes, and snatched my
hands from the wire. \\T:en I regained consciousness, several people were trying
to help me — but she was gone! Boys," — here large tears gathered in his dismal
eyes and slowly trickled down his cheeks — "boys, I have been looking for her ever
since. I have been all over the civilized world and the greater part of Franklin
County and I have not found her. I shall spend the rest of my life looking for her —
the most beautiful, the most — "
But here he broke down entirely and, sinking back into his chair, sat with
drooping head while the other names were called.
"Miss Ricketts, " calls the master of ceremonies. All is silent There goes
up a sigh, for each remember how she, in "the good old days," delighted with her
verse of wit and humor. Consequently, despite the fact that she is now a great
physician, they had expected a poem, for surely the divine spark had kept itself
The master calls the next name — but hold! there is a rustle without the ban-
quet-hall and all are gladdened with the familiar but long unheard "I 'm comin',
Br'er Rob." Greetings being over, her name is again called. And as she arose
it seemed to all that she had changed little from the Miss Rickets of our school-
days. Time seemed to have laid his hands less heavily upon her than any other
member of the class; her hair was still as black and her eyes as bright and cheer-
ful as before.
"I owe you an explanation for my tardiness. As 'Bre'r Rob' and I drove
down Capital Street on our way here, we saw a little boy thrown from his horse to
the street. We went to his rescue and found that he had a broken arm. Taking
him in the carriage, we drove to the Sanitarium, where I dressed his wounds. I
could never have enjoyed being with you had I not seen him relieved, for my
work — oh! I 'm so enamored with my work that I 'm happiest when I can do most
for suffering man. And listen, I 'm going to issue a small volume of poems before
The applause was spontaneous; she had always been a favorite.
Up he bounced with a start that shook the table. He threw back his head
savagely and pushed his hair far enough out of his eyes to look around. When he
spoke, his voice was as the voice of Jove, who speaks in thunder:
"I have here a copy of a little book written by myself and just from the press.
I have spent all my time for nearly twenty years working on it, supporting myself
meantime by selling encyclopaedias. It is neatly bound in paper or calf, as you
like, only one dollar the copy. I have ordered one thousand copies and tomorrow
will set out on horseback to peddle them over the whole State, hoping that by the
study of my book the masses may become better educated. I want every member
of the Class of '09 to have one; I therefore take great pleasure in presenting to each
of you, with the compliments of the author, a copy of Sharbrough's 'Topical Anal-
ysis of the Greek Verb, ' a humorous poem in blank verse. "
The thunder ceased and he dexterously tossed a 500-page volume to each of his
"Miss Sp.'VNn. "
As her classniates looked upon her, they found it hard to believe that twenty
years had passed since they sat together in the class-room. Save for the little
white nurse's cap and kerchief, she was the same.
"\Vho said 'Miss Spann'?" she quickly answered; "when I haven't been
Miss Spann for thirteen years. " Here she laughed heartily and, straightening her
cap, continued: " I put this on because I wanted to show you I am still proud of
my profession, even if I have deserted it; and then, the Doctor Hkes me to dress up
occasionally in my nurse's costume — he says it makes him think of those days so
long ago when I was head nurse in the Memphis Sanitarium and he a sentimental
young physician. I remember one night not long after I met the Doctor — you
know it was a case of love at first sight — a heavenly night it was, the full moon
was just rising over the trees and — but really, I mustn't bore you with all this.
Just let me say that I could wish nothing better for each of you than a happiness
as complete as mine. "
And, rising with ponderous dignity, the next speaker began:
"I need not say, my comrades, that in some respects the passing years have
been most kind to me. Good digestion has waited on appetite, and health on both,
and so I stand before you to-day 225 pounds avoirdupois in my stocking feet.
Financially I have prospered. On the bonny braes of the Chicafuncty I hold a
fair domain of sixty acres, rich of soil and prodigal in crops. Here on a flowery
rise, 'far irom the madding crowd's ignoble strife,' have I built a rustic palace
artistically designed for two. Life there has been indeed a dream, a long sweet
siesta, where every air was laden with the sighs of dogwood groves and music of
sweet birds and murmur of low fountains that broke forth in the midst of roses.
But weigjit and crops and songs of birds and dogwood blossoms are not all of life.
Even Adam was not happy living alone even in Eden, for the poet says: 'Man
the hermit sighed till woman smiled.' I also sighed and, to be brief, my sym-
pathetic friends, after a long siege she smiled, once, and then — but I shall grow
extravagant or noetic if I don't take care. In a word, then, my friends, I have
had a good time. I am justice of the peace and ex-officio notary public for my
supervisor's district, and have been prominently mentioned for representative in
our next legislature. I have the prettiest wife, the happiest home, the best crop,
fhe^fattest cattle, and what one of my neighbors calls the 'egg-layin'est' hens in
Kemper County. Come to see me, and Samanthy will set you down to a dinner
of spareribs and/ sausage and chicken pie that would give even a college boy
A man of splendid physical proportions responded as though glad of the chance
to speak. Save for a few deep wrinkles in his face and for a heavy Vandyke, the
years had left him the same old "Prep." He folded his arms and thus addressed
the class :
"The question of the hour, my classmates, the question of supreme moment
is: 'How. many of you are members^ of the Y. M. C. A.?' Now we have a fine
association here in Jackson, but Mrs. Welch and I were saying the other day that
we, must increase the membership at once and put in that new heating-plant be-
fore fall. I ^m very anxious that my secretaryship prove successful, and if you
will pardon anypossible inappropriateness, I will circulate my hat and take a few
subscriptions, while we all join in singing ' Pass Aroun' Yo' Derby an' We '11 All
Give a Chink.' "
This performance over, the name of " WiTT" was called.
In the, glare of the electric lights he seemed all black and white — neat black
suit of clerical cut, neat white tie, neat bald head, glasses balanced neatly on his
nose; he was so mild and meek and calm, he looked as though he might be just
waiting for the Xlollegian to come out.
"Boys," he began, "a short while after I finished college I decided to become
a preacher — and just here let me say that I have never, for a moment, regretted
it. - For the first six years after I joined the conference my work was on the smaller
circuits, but since then each successive charge has been a better one until now I
can reasonably claim to be pastor of the best church in our State, " Having thus
disposed of himself, he went on to speak of what his classmates had done in the
world and of the good that they might yet accomplish, and as h^ spoke the men
and women around the table leaned forward to hear, for he spoke with the eloquence
that comes from a sympathetic heart. Even Mullins seemed to forget for the mo-
ment his sorrow and Bailey to become unmindful of the impending storm. Tenderly
and feelingly he spoke of the years that were gone, and encouragingly and hopefully
of the years yet to be. And the voice of the speaker grew more serious as he said
at last: "My classmates, let us remember that there is yet another summons
which will sometime bring us together. May each one of us at that meeting
answer confidently when his name is called. "
The orchestra played the opening bars of a well-remembered air and, standing
at their places, they sang again the Class Song of old '09.
Will and Testament of the Class of 1909.
In the name of our Alma Mater. Amen.
Realizing the trials and vicissitudes through which the young^ and untutored
mind must pass when embarking upon the vast expanse of College life, and knowing
the shoals and quicksands ever standing ready to engulf the fragile bark which,
having once entered this ocean, must of necessity remain in constant peril until it
reaches its destined harbor; and fully appreciating the support which our be-
loved and honored Faculty has afforded us. in the struggle over which we now
stand victorious, we, the Graduating Class of Millsaps College, now ab^ut to be
ushered forth from the halls of our Alma Mater to enter upon the sterner realities
of life, looking back on our College days with feelings of mingled joy and sorrow,
now feeling that a devise of the rights and privileges which it has been our pleasure
as College students to possess and enjoy will not only be of benefit to o^r honored
tutors and to those who must follow in the paths we have trod, but will preserve
and prevent our institution from falling into desuetude, do hereby make, consti-
tute, and ordain this, our last will and testament, in manner and form following:
Item I. — To the Class of 1 910 we bequeath our Chapel section with its train of
pleasant memories and time-honored traditions.
Item II. — To Dr. Ackland, in trust for the benefit of future students, we give
the College campus at Jackson, Miss., feeling assured that the firm hand, lordly
air, and dignified bearing of said Ackland will assure the historic reputation of
our beloved campus for future generations.
Item III. — To correct certain propensities of R. B. Alexander, ere it be too
late, we will to him a copy of T. L. Bailey's masterpiece, "Truth-Telling."
Item IV. — Having collected quite a livery of "ponies" and having ridden
them safely through the Valley of Classical Shadows over rugged roads, we donate
the entire livery for the purpose of establishing a classical shelf in the Carnegie-
Millsaps Library, trusting that the students will emulate out-example and give
them regular and healthful exercise.
Item V. — Having on many occasions "cut" our beloved Chemical Laboratory,
which folly pains us deeply, we request that the portion of our fees which remain
thus unexpended be invested in caffeine to be administered to future Chemistry
classes, in order that they may remain awake and neglect not their opportunities.
Item VI. — To said Chemistry classes we also will and bequeath our stock of
accumulated notes, that they may learn to appreciate the value of notes in this
Item VII. — To the Freshman Class we make our most important bequest.
It pains us deeply to part with the most valuable aid of our College Course, but
from our love for Millsaps and deep interest in said Class and its welfare we will
to them our beloved "Topical Analysis."
Item VIII. — Hardly less valuable to us has been the "Trip to Europe by
Post-Card." To it and its beneficent author and originator we bequeath for its
maintenance and improvement the special examination fees of the future students
Item IX. — Those hearty songs and heart-felt anthems which have ever
emanated from that Chapel section in which the Class of 1909 was confined we
bequeath to the Glee Club, to be remodeled, revised, and re-sung in future years
for the inspiration of College spirit.
Item X. — To the Minnehaha and "Prep" Literary Societies we bequeath our
skill in debate, our rule-books, and parliamentary lore, trusting that it may stand
them in as good stead as it has us in our society days.
Item XL — To future candidates for offices and honors in the Galloway and
Lamar Literary Societies we bequeath our store of political schemes and our
"wire-pulling" code, by which we have attained those offices which we sought.
Item XII. — In the future we would confide the care of all "Preps" who may
come to College to Professor Noble, believing that he is peculiarly adapted to the
care of young and tender ones and can correct in them any excessive tendency
to ' ' sport " loud sox and neckties or conspicuous clothes of any description — a weak-
ness which, allowed to develop in the Preparatory Course, has been shown to work
disastrous results by the Sophomore year.
Item XIIL— To the College and its student body we give our good-will for all
We do hereby appoint as executors of this, our last will and testament. Dr. W.
B. Murrah and Professor R. S. Ricketts, and direct that each of them be required
to give bond for $10,000 as security for the faithful execution thereof.
We hereby revoke all other and former wills or codicils by us at any time
In Testimony Whereof, We have hereunto set our hands individually and sev-
erally to this, our last will and testament, this the 8th day of June, 1909.
(Signed) W. R. Applewhite.
T. L. Bailey.
J. H. Brooks.
C. C. Hand.
W. C. Leggett.
r. j. mullins.
R. B. Sharbrough.
W. A. Welch.
T. A. Stennis.
B. F. Witt.
Here's to the boys of Millsaps!
Here's to the Class of '09!
Here's to the days of pleasure and mirth,
And here's to those of toil and grind!
Let the toast last;
Drink to the past;
I 'll warrant it 'll prove an excuse for the glass.
Let the Co-eds do the work.
Old Gold and Biack.
R. H. Ruff President
E. C. Brewer Vice-President
John Gass Treasurer
Miss Mary BailEV Secretary
Miss Edith McLeur ^°'^^
R. B. Alexander Historian
W. E. Phillips -^/"""^
Junior Class Roll.
RiciiAKi) Baxter Alexander, Montrose, Miss. — Junior Foot-Ball; Pi Kappa Al-
pha; G. L. S.
Henry Freeman BalEv, Jackson, Miss.
William Du Bose Bratton, Jackson, Miss. — Manager Junior Foot-Ball Team;
Alpha Tau Omega.
Edward Cage Brewer, Blackhawk, .Miss. — Manager Basket-Bali Team; Mid-
Session Orator; L. L. S. ; Kappa Sigma.
\'ERNON Brva.n, Carrollton, Miss.
Alexander Boyd Campbell, Hesterville, Miss. — Athletic Editor Purple and White;
Representative to Hattiesburg Chautauqua; Commencement Debater, L. L. S. ;
Junior Foot-Ball; Sub-Varsity Foot-Ball; Business Manager Bobashela, 'o8-
'09; Assistant Business Manager Bobashela, 'oy-'oS; Kappa Alpha.
Miss Courtenav Clingan, Jackson, Miss. — Minnehaha; Kappa ^lu.
John Wesley CrislER, Crystal Springs, Miss. — Commencement Debater, L. L. S. ;
Sophomore I\Iedal, '07; Representative to Crystal Springs Chautauqua; Pi
Isaac Columbus Enochs, Jackson, Miss. — Assistant Business Manager Bobashe-
L.'\, 'o8-'o9; L. L. S. ; Kappa Alpha.
Henry Marvin FrizzEll, Vaughn, Miss. — G. L. S. Anniversary; Kappa Sigma.
y<)HN Gass, Jackson, Miss. — Junior Foot-Ball; Phi Delta Theta; Local Editor
Pur j^lc and White.
Jesse Marcus Gi'inn, Houlka, Miss. — Manager Founders' Hall, 'oS-'og; Mid-
Session Debater, L. L. vS. ; President V. M. C. A., '09; Junior Foot-Ball; Kappa
James G.'^nn Johnson, Jackson, Miss. — Freshman Medal, '06; Assistant Business
Manager Collegian, 'oS-'og; Kappa Sigma.
Lewis Barrett Jones, Madison, Miss. — Literary Editor Colleiiian, 'o8-'o9; As-
sociate Editor Purple and White.
Augustus Foster KellEy, Laurel, Miss. — L. L. S.; Assistant Business Manager
Pill pie and Wliite: Pi Kapj^a Alpha.
Everett Leslie Marley, Jackson, Miss.
Miss Edith McLeur, Jackson, Miss.
Martin Luther Neill, Montrose, Miss. — Mid-Session Debater, G. L. S. ; Junior
Foot-Ball; 'Varsity L. T. ; Business Manager Purple and White; Pi Kappa
William Edward Phillips, Belle Prairie, Miss. — Local Editor Purple and White;
RoscoE C. PuGH, Ras, Miss.
Charles R. Rew, Forest, Miss. — Phi Delta.
Robert Homeric Ruff, Ruff, Miss. — Greensboro Debater, 'oS-'og; Literary Ed-
itor Bobashela; Editor-in-chief Purple and White; President Junior Class!
Sophomore Medal, '06; Class Foot-Ball and Basket-Bail; President G. L. S.,
'08; President Y. M. C. A., '07; Delegate to Ruston; Kappa Sigma.
Miss Marguerite Saums, Jackson, Miss. — Social Editor Purple and White.
Charles J. Sharbrough, Laurel, Miss.
Morris Strom, Odessa, Russia.
Charles Galloway Terrell, Prentiss, Miss. — Assistant Business Manager Col-
legian, 'o8-'o9; Junior Foot-Ball; 'Varsity R. H.; G. L. S.; Kappa Alpha.
David R. Wasson, Kosciusko, Miss. — Junior Foot-Ball; 'Varsity Foot-Ball, R. G.;
Vice-President Y. M. C. A.; Delegate to Ruston; G. L. S.
Frank Starr Williams, Jackson, Miss. — Commencement Debater, 'oS-'og; G. L.
S. ; Assistant Business Manager Bobashela; Freshman Medal, '05; Junior
Foot-Ball; Delegate to Ruston; Pi Kappa Alpha.
Leon Winans Whitson, Jackson, Miss. — Junior Foot-Ball.
Robert iJIilton Brown, Jackson, Miss. — G. L. S. ; Kappa Sigma.
Miss Mary Edward Bailey, Jackson, Miss.
Fred Lafayette Applewhite, Tylertown, Miss. — G. L. S. ; Collegian Story Prize.
Lee L. Roberts, Jackson, Miss.
Jeremiah Marion Morse, Gulfport, Miss. — President G. L. S., Second Term; Phi
The history of the Class of 'lo is a long succession of achievements and suc-
cesses. No preceding class has left a record quite as glorious as ours. Some even
say that we have been heard of outside of our own College, and whether this is true
or not we are unable lo find out, but certainly we have done enough to deserve it.
As Freshmen we came to College in the fall of 1 906 and have almost passed
through three long years of happy college life, feeling by now that we are a part of
everything that pertains to our Alma Mater and that we are nearing the goal of
Seniordom. A few of our number claim to have been "Preps" at one time, but
this is hard to- conceive of in a class of such dignity. However, we were not in
school long before we began to learn the ways of "scholars" and to make ourselves
known on the campus.
Probably the best reason why we have accomplished so much has been due
to the efficiency of our Co-eds, for ever since we have been in College we have had
as our motto, "Let the Co-eds do the work." And they have not only done the
work for us, but they have been loyal to everything we have undertaken and are
always on hand to "root" for their side in foot-ball and base-ball games.
In class records we are the envy of the Sophomores and Freshmen. They are
continually wondering why it is that we can "cut" whenever we please and never
have to work. In Latin and Greek we have made some wonderful records, although
our names were never read out on the distinction list. We were told by our Pro-
fessor that we were the best class he ever had in "Trig" and "Analyt, " and we
were so exceedingly fond of Sophomore Chemistry that nearly half of our number
are still pursuing its study.
We have also played a prominent part in literary societies, having furnished
men for almost ev^ry office, including two presidents and two vice-presidents. We
send one man to Southern University this year as Inter-collegiate debater and have
two men on ^Ild-session Debate, and three of the Commencement debaters are taken
from our class. Besides this, our men hold several of the most important positions
on the Collegian and BobashELA staffs.
Our Class is well represented in all kinds of Athletics. Besides winning the
base-ball championship as Freshmen, we have performed some remarkable "stunts "
in foot-ball this year. We defeated the "Preps" and Freshmen and held the heavy
Sophomores to a hard contest for the championship as a result of the gogd work
of our efficient Coach. But they outplayed us and we were forced to see them take
off the cup. And, in addition to playing good class foot-ball, we have four men on
the 'Varsity team. Another thing that must be mentioned in connection with our
athletic record is that our Co-eds won the basket-ball championship in our Sopho-
We are furnishing officers and teachers for the Y. M. C. A. and were well repre-
sented among the delegates to the Ruston Conference.
But, above all these great things, there is something else that will make our
name remembered as long as Millsaps College has a history — namely, the Junior
weekly publication, the Purple and White. The fact that we were the first to get
up this idea shows that we are an enterprising and progressive class; and, as we are
noted for "sticking" together in everything that comes up, I am sure the Junior
Class will send some strong and worthy men into every walk of life and that the
world will be benefited by our having associated together here.
yAt When the session has ended and each of us has received this blessing, "Well
done, thou good and faithful servant; enter thou into the joys of the Senior Class,"
may we each one determine to come back next year with new plans and higher
ideals. . Historian.
A Four-Leaved Clover.
I strolled along at even
On the Campus, long ago ;
The western sky was radiant
With the sunset's rosy glow.
The great oak-trees were silent,
And the evening air was still,
And all was calm and peaceful
As I stood on College Hill.
I looked at all around me.
At the valley far below —
My heart was filled with sadness,
For I knew that I must go.
At last, when I was weary,
In the grass beneath my feet,
I saw a four-leaved clover,
And I read a message sweet.
Wherever I may wander.
Though in distant lands I roam,
This little four-leaved clover
Is a sign that I '11 come home.
-<SsJ^> liK "j4BU
Blue and Old Gold.
" In our wisdom we trust,
And in Latin we bust."
N. C. Anderson President
C. W. F. BuFKiN Vice-President
Miss Park Secretary
R. C. Berry Historian
S. S. Backstrom Poet
J. ly. HAI.EY Sport
Sophomore Class Roll.
John C. Adams, Kosciusko, ^Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; 'Varsity Foot-Ball,
James A. Alford, Magnolia, Miss.
Augustus C. Andersi^n, Mayhew, Miss.
Sampey S. Backstrom, McLain, Miss. — Freshman Medal, '08: Phi Delta.
Andrew J. Beasley, Woodland, Miss.
RoscoE C. Berry, Prentiss, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
Lawrence M. Blount, Collins, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
Robert J. Bingham, Embry, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball.
B. C. Buck, Jacksonville, Fla. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; Pi Kappa Alpha.
J. S. Buck, Jacksonville, Fla. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; Kappa Alpha.
Charles Wesley Ford Bufkin, Bowerton, INIiss.
He.\'ry Grady Butler, Smithdale, Miss. — Kappa Sigma.
Miss Ethel Brown, Meridian, Miss.
Bryan L. Campbell, Silver City, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
W. C. CoGGiN, Nettleton, Miss.
Manley W. Cooper, Eupora, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball.
S. E. Davies, Sicily Island, La.
J. H. DoN.XELL, Johns, Miss.
Charles A. Galloway, Gulfport, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; A'arsity Foot-
Ball; Kappa Sigma.
Lamar E. Gibson, Hickory, Miss.
Miss Irma Graves, Jackson, Miss.
Albert A. Green, Jackson, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; Kappa Sigma.
Jesse Lee Haley, Jr. — Ittabena, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball and Sub-' Varsity;
Samuel F. Hart, Jackson, Miss.
Albert Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
John W. Holifield, Soso, Miss.
Joseph H. Hollingsworth, Crystal Springs, Miss.
Miss Lavada Honeycutt, Jackson, Miss.
C. Edward Johnson, Batesville, Miss. — Mid-Session Debater, L,. L. S.
Miss Myrtle Johnson, Jackson, Miss.
Arthur C. Jones, Jackson, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
R. Ogden Jones, Jackson, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; 'Varsity L. H.; Kappa
Millard B. Jumper, Jackson, Miss. — Quartette; Sophomore Base-Ball; Pi Kappa
Thomas W. Lewis, Columbus, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; Pi Kappa Alpha.
William Bryant Lewis. — Moss Point, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; Kappa
M. B. Longino, Jackson, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball.
William B. McCarty, Jackson, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball.
Miss Marguerite Park, Jackson, Miss. — Kappa Mu.
Allen Ripley Peeples, Jackson, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball; 'Varsity Q. B.;
Thomas H. Phillips, Belle Prairie, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
I. Boyd Ridgway, Jackson, Miss.
James S. Savage, luka. Miss.
H. R. Spann, Garlandville, Miss. — Sophomore Foot-Ball.
Robert F. Stuart, Newton, Miss.
J. Bennett Taylor, Jackson, Miss.
Zachary Taylor, Jackson, Miss.
Claude S. Till, Russum, Miss. — Phi Delta.
I. Leon Trotter, Langsdale, Miss.
Fred W. Wimberly, Wesson, Miss. — Kappa Alpha.
History of the Sophomore Class.
There are great moments in the Hves of all men, but one of the greatest in the
life of the college student is when he returns to College the second year and realizes
that he is an "old man." The much-longed-for goal of the preceding year has at
last been reached. With this feeling paramount in our hearts we began our
Last year we were poor little ignorant "Freshies," but now, as that is a thing
of the past, we wish to forget it. Since we are Sophomores we glory in our wisdom,
and, realizing our dignity, we feel it to be our duty to set a true example of great-
ness for the coming generations of Freshmen to follow. To be a Sophomore is
indeed a great thing, and, in fact, some members of the Class are so glad to be
called "Sophs" that they will be given an encore on the Sophomore year.
If you ask the Professors about us, you will find that we are very learned.
In Latin and Mathematics there are none like us; in Chemistry we have had
only one or two explosions. As to our English, it is useless to tell you, for by
reading some of the Sophomore stories that appear each month in the Millsaps
Collegian you will find that we have among us some writers who will in the course
of time rival the genius of Shakespeare.
But knowledge and learning are not the only fields which have been invaded
and conquered by our dauntless young heroes. Under the efficient direction of
our Coach, Dr. A. A. Kern, we developed a foot-ball team which not only honored
the Class, but reflected great honor on our College. We played a series of games
with the other class teams, and not one of them succeeded in making a score.
We won the cup easily, and the record that we made will be remembered after
our' faces are forgotten at Millsaps. About half the men on the 'Varsity Foot-Ball
Team are Sophomores. Our Base-Ball Team has been organized, and in our minds
there is not the shadow of a doubt that it will uphold our past record and do
credit to the Class.
There are many other good things that might be said of our beloved Class,
but I feel that this is sufficient. Now let us remember what Millsaps has stood
for in the past, and that it is in our power so to cherish those ideals, so to prove
the value of the training received here, that in the future our College may, at least
to some extent, receive honor in return from the achievements of our later manhood.
"When the last brave word is spoken,
And the day for us is o'er;
When the glass of life is broken
And its sands shall run no more;
When our deeds have been recorded,
Both the evil and the good —
May we ever have left resounded,
'He has done the best he could.' "
A Tin-Type of an Alumnus.
Did you ever rise early on a spring morning, climb the hill that overlooks a
fertile valley which is dotted with farm-houses, and there watch the burst of day ?
Did you ever sit there the whole day through and view the changing panorama
till night shrouds the valley in its mantle of black? If so, you have read the story
of nations, perused the biography of man, and divined the truth of life. You have
beheld the hope and confidence of morning, seen the splendor and sturdiness of
noonday, and observed the appalling quiet and gentle submission of eventide.
Time is the magician who produced the multitudinous and multifarious changes
of the day.
Time cools the volcanic caldron, levels the high mountain, and fills the deep
valley; it erects cities where forests stood, makes barren lands once blessed with
bounty, and writes the obituaries of passing nations.
Time is a thief who steals while you look him straight in the eye. He is a fleet-
footed racer who never tires; a juggler with many tricks. He is a trader who gives
experience for innocence, exchanges despondency for hope, displaces vigor and
enthusiasm with weakness and reticence, and for the blush of youth trades the
sallowness of old age.
A college education is not an antidote for Time's poison and does not render
the subject immune from its dreaded effects. The college graduate, buoyant with
hope, filled with enthusiasm, steeped in college principles, schooled in perseverance,
and inflated with sophomoric gas, is, with all mankind, a victim of Time's decrees.
His pet schemes fail, his efforts come to naught, his air-castles are shattered, his ide-
als retreat like the mirage, and his fortune is ever just at the end of the rainbow.
At graduation he is like the plowman who goes to the field at daybreak. He
has confidence in his cause, strength in his body, and purpose in his mind. His
ambition is a noble one and his duty to himself and those he loves is sacred. But
the morning is cold and his wild Pegasus does not take to his task with becoming
fervor. Lack of sympathy between himself and his co-laborer produces a conflict
in which there is loss of temper and physical strength; then a fitful start and a
hamestring breaks; loss of time is recorded, and another attempt is made only to
be stopped short by a backhand torn in twain. The trouble is rectified by some
homely device, and he begins to take matters more calmly, knowing that all can
not be accomplished in one day, when, wham ! goes his plow against a hidden snag
and out comes his plow beam. By Jove ! what now? High noon and nothing done.
A new plow must be brought from the village, a new start must be made. But
when this is done, we see the setting of the sun, "and the evening and the morning
were the first day. "
The second is hke unto it, except the morning is marked by more deliberation
and the evening witnesses a more subdued spirit. Each succeeding day teaches
its lesson of endurance, preaches its sermon of self-denial, enforces its principles of
cooperation, and clarifies the idea of the real versus the ideal.
The college graduate is as a colt during the first four years of its life. During
the first year it collides with walls it can not climb and falls in the middle of ditches
it can not jump. During the second it steers shy of its former obstacles, but is
torn by the barbed wire, the nature of which it does not know. In the third year
it begins to learn that there are limitations beyond which it can not go, but still it
is rebellious and champeth nervously at the bit. But in the fourth it learns that it
must go the beaten path, submit to the will of others, and be an humble beast of
Such is the story of a graduate's life. For whether there be prophecies, they
shall fail; whether there be oratory, it shall be hushed; whether there be Latin and
Greek, they shall be forgotten; whether there be brass, it shall corrode; whether
there be dreams, they shall vanish away.
In college, he saw through a glass darkly, now he sees face to face; then he
knew in part, now he knows even as he is known. And now abideth pouting,
pessimism, and poverty; but the most inconvenient of these is poverty.
Light Blue and Gold.
"If there is not a way, we will make one."
F. Thompson President
W. E. Smith Vice-President
Miss Cooper Secretary
Miss Dodds , Treasurer
Miss Whitson Historian
D. Thoms Sport
FRESHMAN CLASS ROLL.
F. W. Adams Kosciusko, Miss.
John P. Boggan Mendenhall, Miss.
T. J. BozEMAN Prentiss, Miss.
M. M. Brabston Vicksburg, Miss.
D. W. Bufkin Barlow, Miss.
Dewitt Cameron Hattiesburg, Miss.
Joe R. Carson Durant, Miss.
Longstreet Carett Jackson, Miss.
Manager Freshman Foot-Ball Team ; Kappa Sigma.
W. E- CoLUNS Tylertown, Miss.
Miss Annie Mae Cooper Jackson, Miss.
Miss Nellie Dodds Jackson, Miss.
W. Moody Dorm an Lexington, Miss.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
Miss Evely Lucile Folkes Jackson, Miss.
J. F. GoDBOLD Summit, Miss.
W. Obe Graves Ittabena, Miss.
John W. Green West, Miss.
Ed H. Green Jackson, Miss.
C. E. Holmes Gulfport, Miss.
E. R. Holmes Morton, Miss.
Miss Cecile Hudnall Jackson, Miss.
William W. Huntley Lumberton, Miss.
Dewitt James Alva, Miss.
Edwin Jijnes Jackson, Miss.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
W. L. Lewis Woodward, Miss.
Miss Mary Linfield VVoodville, Miss.
A. F. LoGUE Jackson, Miss.
Coffey Mayfield Durant, Miss.
J. L. MiDDLETON Pocahontas, Miss.
W. H. Morgan Charleston, Miss.
Hendrix Mitchell Water Valley, Miss.
Joe Henry Morris Jackson, Miss.
W. E. Morse Gulfport, Miss.
Randolph D. Peets Wesson, Miss.
F. R. Price Carpenter, Miss.
T. P. Ramsey Durant, Miss.
Oscar J. Rainey Jackson, Miss.
Olin Ray Chalybeate, Miss.
O. Reynolds Taylorsville, Miss.
E. T. Ridgway Jackson, Miss.
John W. Robinson Jackson, Miss.
Charlie E. Ryals Biloxi, Aliss.
F. B. Smith Blue Mountain, Mis
W. E. Smith Barlow, Miss.
Graham Smythe Austin, Miss.
R. E. Steen Florence, Miss.
Fultcjn Thompson Jackson, Miss.
David Thoms Magnolia, Miss.
Dick Whitaker Centreville, Miss.
Miss Annie Bessie Whitson Jackson, Miss.
RoBT. H. Wright Grenada, Miss.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
Ming-Ung Zung Soochow, China.
Edward H. Mounger Port Gibson, Miss.
George S. Carlisle Dallas, Te.xas.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
W. S. Clark Eucutta, ^liss.
G. C. Clark Eucutta, Miss.
Ford Converse Bogue Chitto, Miss.
J.AS. S. Duke Greenwood, Miss.
L- C. Kirkland Ellisville, Miss.
J. B. Kirkland Ellisville, Miss.
W. N. Thomas Dlo, Miss.
History of the Freshman Class.
The 30th day of September, 1908, will ever be a memorable day in the history
of the Class of 191 2, for on that day many friendships were begun which will con-
tinue to grow through all our lives, and many new students entered the Class who
will some day be famous in their professions.
On the opening day the old students eyed with distrust the new ones, for
new students always have to prove what they are before they are accepted on
terms of friendship. Before many days had passed, however, this unfriendly
feeling had worn off, and all were on friendly terms. In due time we organized
and chose class colors and a motto.
In our classes we have made records which are little short of marvelous. We
are justly proud of them. In our English Class there are several budding Edgar
Allan Poes. In History and ^lathematics there are those who are a joy and pride
of the Professors' hearts. One Professor has spoken of us as the most intelligent
Freshman Class he has ever had the pleasure of teaching.
In Athletics we have not accomplished much. On the foot-ball field we did
not do anything, having a very light team and no Coach. In the gymnasium,
however, we have done better. One of our number is the Manager, and a large
number of others have done fine work there.
In the literary societies we have made fine progress. A large number in each
society have already shown that they are good orators and debaters. On almost
every programme a Freshman is placed. Innumerable incidents might be pointed
out which would show the superior knowledge and ability of our Class, but for the
rest we will follow the advice of one who has said, "Let another praise thee, and
not thine own mouth."
Let us hope that we will all return next year, and have not only a large Sopho-
more Class, but a good one as well. Let us strive each year to improve ourselves —
to put the best we have into College; to "do with our might whatever our hands
find to do"; then we will surely get the best results. If we accomplish this pur-
pose, it will indeed be a loss to Millsaps College when the Class of 191 2 has left
its walls. HisTORi.^N.
Roll of Law Class.
Anderson, D. M.
Baker, J. A.
Baker, T. F.
KiRKLAND, C. H.
Lauderdale, J. A.
May, L. p.
Noble, J. T.
Jackson, J. F.
Thompson, H. L.
Browning, A. J.
MiLLOY, G. M.
Russell, R. E.
turnage, a. h.
Gibson, C. E.
Gillespie, C. E.
Smith, H. R.
Sexton, A. N.
Law Class History.
My countrymen, a great conspiracy has been formed against those worthy
citizens who have sense enough to know that they do not know and honor enough
to admit it. These abandoned characters so recently within the city, revehng in
the reahn of false pretense, have perpetuated manv frauds and committed numer-
ous crimes against the welfare of the citizens which history must reveal. Oh, what
a crime against the State ! The court of equity, ignorant of the heinous crimes
and malicious purposes of these disguised desperadoes, has licensed them to take
the money of their brethren who live "by the sweat of their brow" in exchange for
their pretended knowledge of the Law. What fraud is practiced, and that, too,
within the very shadow of the Capitol I For months the lips of the historian ha\'e
been sealed, but history must reveal the truth.
The extent of the conspiracy is not yet seen. These worthless and disrep-
utable men have so covered their operations that Judges Whitfield and Harper ha\'e
been deceived in that they have often given high recommendations to these assem-
bled scalawags, even to the extent of saying that they are the best students of Law
that have ever attended lectures. \A'hat will be the end of these deceiving crim-
inals if they are not restrained?
Poor Anderson ! how deceived he is in himself, in that he has been persuaded
that his "lean and hungry look" gives him a place with honored Cassius; and that
the presidencv of his class gives to him the right to repose with the Fathers of
honorable and upright lives.
But as to him — J. A. Baker — there is no disputing the fact that he is a common
embezzler of the funds of the class, in that he under promise to pay the Moot Court
janitor did, by virtue of his office of treasurer, collect money which he did unlaw-
fully expend for the purpose of maintaining himself in his accustomed "sporting
appearance"; to-wit: paving the Pressing Club to keep the crease in his trousers.
Then with the skilled instinct of the criminal, he attempts to justify this infamous
conduct by arguing, "The law is not the law, because it is not right."
Baker, T. — "Hon. Frank" of last year's fame — is the only man whose reputa-
tion is not besmirched with criminal deeds. And this reputation, so much de-
served, went out to the furthest borders of the State, so that he was called away
from his studies long before the first signs of legal learning appeared among his
classmates to serve the clients who for many years had been waiting for the "ca-
pable one" worthy of their trust.
Browning — the Lover — whose infatuation for himself is exceeded only by his
love for the one. He showed some signs of intelligence with much ambitions
toward oratory, and had it not been for the frequency of his visits to see her, he
might have developed into a lawyer of note; but, alas! like his ancestor, alike of
high renown —
"Brightest gem, purest trust in the universe —
• All were for him in the kiss of one girl. "
But Davis — "Silas " with the Judge, ' 'Si' ' with the boys — is the only Presidential
timber yet developed — if Taft be accepted as a type, but there can be no mistaking
that in four years his corpulence will run a close second. Through the influence
of his family he was the first to get recognition from the executive office of the
State, and he now presides with splendid isolation and great gravity in the office of
Notary Public. A great corporation lawyer, with banking as a side line, is his
Chas. E. Gibson — the politician, orator, and most famous man in the Class,
but his assumed modesty precludes him from appreciating the real reason for the
attention given him on the streets and for the inquiries concerning his every move.
His main offense was the profound and unwarranted impression he made when
first he tripped with fantastic toe across the legal arena with his Burnsides like the
blue flags on a train, put up as a sign of "no danger here." His financial ability
is marked and it is said from good authority that he could operate a million-dollar
corporation on five cents capital if only you would give him time.
Gillespie — the lawyer by birth (not otherwise). His attendance on class is a
pretended sign of study. His greatest fight is the contest of "duty to study" and
"inclination toward the theater. " His is a checkered career, but the writer is con-
fident that his seeming good conduct is fully explained by two things — his skill in
deceiving and his- habitual absence from town. For further information, apply to
any good citizen of Raymond.
Heslip — "The Pelahatchie Tally " — is famous for his infamy; it is bred in the
bone; and, because of his exceeding skill in concealing his ignorance, he was stricken
with rheumatism, and though somewhat reformed, he is not yet considered safe
enough to be turned loose on the credulous populace. Much of this infamous
writing is done from information gathered in numerous conversations with this
very brilliantly deceitful character, et seq.
Poor Jackson — whom his fellows for love call "Jack" — is to be pitied to the
full extent. He fell from the "Summit" of fame with a perfect record of good
deeds and lofty aspirations, but now by his association with abandoned characters
he has gone deep into the pit of " Lawyerdom " — more correctly called " Liardom. "
Despite his previous clear record, he now holds the records of the Class Secretary
from which this history is compiled. By his incessant study you would think it
not "a weariness of the flesh," but that he ought to be restrained from collecting
in his own sinful and selfish mind all the law in the universe, thereby freezing out
his unfortunate brethren of less studious habits.
Lauderdale — "The Valley of Praise," which has its sole origin in and is ever
tending toward itself. The first made and the latest left of all the liars. His self-
satisfaction in his own knowledge and ability renders him incapable of detecting
good in others than his own captains in crimes. The arch conspirator, a dangerous
man whose unscrupulous bigotry has made him a fearless foe of all the gods. The
ancient schoolmaster, the learned lawyer, the profound philosopher in govern-
ment (?), whose utter disregard for the truth is evident on a casual reference to the
Class Prophecy, a singular feat in fraudulent misrepresentation for which he gets
the unqualified praise of his cohorts in the conspiracy.
May, as his name signifies, is considered as may, better expressed by (?). He
may be "gloriously drunk" or may be "distressingly sober." He may be lawyer,
may be mason or otherwise. He may be at class, he may not, but if there is any
question about his knowledge of the law or his part in this conspiracy, its solution
is may or ( ?) .
Milloy — the humorist and would-be office-holder — may be charged with any
crime in the category except false pretense, but honor be to him for not wearing
a face of innocence over the heart of a reprobate. Those who trust him do so with
notice of fraud written in his face. "Res ipsa loquitur." Resigning his office of
chancery clerk (?), he lost respect for himself and took his part with the abandoned
characters gathered together within the city.
The Noble — Chief Justice, profound and loquacious — but it is difficult as yet
yet to tell whether he will be a lawyer of renown or a "hardshell" preacher. He
has the courage of his conviction, but the main trouble, save in theology, he hasn't
Russell — the "brainy," full of energy and moved with ambition, a carpenter
by nature, a lawyer by mistake. A logical fiend, and worships at the shrine of in-
justice justified. Carries the air of a keen discerner of thought — id est, is capable
of thinking at times. By the earnestness of his facial gestures in the process of
thinking you could imagine a Socrates puzzling over the Cosmogony of the
Sexton — and he strayed from the paths of rectitude and mistook the Temple
of Justice for a cathedral. His fame rests mainly on his taking offense at Judge
Whitfield's playful thrusts at the Yankee — a liberal reward for a more ludicrous
spectacle. Withal a temperance man, at least temperate in his attendance at class
and in his knowledge of the law.
"Smith — and a mighty man is he" — in his own conceits. A wrestler and
boarding-house keeper. He would believe that he could learn Law if there was any
more to learn. Famous for the number and variety of cigar-stubs he can smoke
in class; but Gibson explains the fact out of the charitable hearts of his boarders.
But whatever be the depravity of the crimes that he commits, it is universally
agreed that he shall go unpunished, for be it known that intention to do wrong —
or right, as for that matter — is far from a man of such genius.
Thompson — his fame rests upon two things: first, his celerity in evading his
paternal duties toward his "three little girls," and second, his infinite interest in
his fellow-revelers in crime. Moot Court his long suit — being at night, it relieves
him from his domestic duties. Much given to oratory, inflaming his co-workers
of iniquity to higher deeds of villainy, even to the extent of persuading by tearful
appeals in getting Turnage back to class. With what unbridled audacity he wears
the face of respectability !
Turnage the Great — the unmistakable marks of fame written in his face, re-
former, champion of his own rights, a special friend of "Grandma Noel," to whom
he refers all his troubles. "Brilliante and brainie," he so far outstrips his associ-
ates that he is forced to sit by for three months for them to overtake him in deeds
of calumny. Already famous as a lawyer and is willing to confer with himself on
a legal proposition. Zounds!!! Bur-r-r-r-r Zur-r-r-r-r!!! O my countrymen, as
yet the half has not been told! But the mouth of the historian has been sealed.
The unscrupulous villain ! the disreputable reprobate ! the abandoned of the aban-
doned ! The Grand Criminal of the Realm has sued out an injunction against the
writer of history ! But, O my countrymen, such infamy must be squelched ! Such
abandoned characters must not be turned loose on the people to plunder and eat
up their substance and devour men's souls!
A. H. TURNAGE \
Chancery Court of Hinds County, •
( State of Mississippi.
C. H. KiRKLAND. /
This cause between A. H. Turnage, the petitioner, and C. H. Kii;kland, the
defendent, on the heinous charge of hbel and slander against the Law Class of
Millsaps College, etc., in that he doth continually circulate falsehoods to the hurt
of said class and especially to the complainant; and, moreover, that he now is
secretly conspiring to publish these unwarranted falsehoods, thereby doing incal-
culable harm to the complainant, in that he will never be able to recover his lost
reputation if such statements of said historian are made public; therefore, be it
it ordered that said Kirkland be bound in the sum of $29,000,000 to the effect that
this article shall never be published, but consigned to the flames, the fate it so
justly deserves, and that he will never circulate or cause to be circulated any other
falsehood to the hurt and harm of the honorable men engaged in the lawful and
worthy study of the Law.
" Bill Grimes, "
Chancellor of Moot Court.
[This Song was sung by the Senior Class on its return from Columbus.]
Tombigbee banks are wild and bare,
Columbus woods are cold;
And you may gather fossils there,
Would make a fortune, sold.
And as I passed by Science Hall.
Beneath the tall oak tree,
A Senior with a tennis-ball
Was singing merrily.
Tombigbee banks are wild and bare,
Columbus woods are cold;
I 'd rather rove with someone there
Than tread the streets of gold.
Senior! A happy soul is he,
A happy song he sings;
His voice so full of melody
Across the Campus rings.
And as I passed along the way.
And o'er the distant hill,
I heard the sound of music gay —
The Senior singing still.
Tombigbee banks are wild and bare,
Columbus woods are cold ;
Oh, many hearts are broken there
And many fortunes told!
G. C. Clark President
DUNLAP Peeples Vice President
J. S. Duke Treasurer
Ford Converse Secretary
B. C. Rush Historian
B. W. Sharbrough Poet
G. B. HuDDLESTON Sport
THIRD PREPARATORY CLASS ROLL.
A. M. Adams Macon, Miss.
F. Atkinson Newton, Miss.
J. E. GoivDEN Walnut Grove, Miss.
G. A. GuNTER West, Miss.
T. G. Guy Newton, Miss.
M. G. HoLLOMAN Flora, Miss.
J. B. HoNEYcuTT Jackson, Miss.
G. B. HuDDLESTON Jackson, Miss.
DuNLAP Peeples Jackson, Miss.
B. C. Rush Harrison, Miss.
George Russum Russum, Miss.
B. W. Sharbrough Laurel, Miss.
Tom Shipp Zeiglerville, Miss.
V. S. Terrel Prentiss, Miss.
S. E. Tribble Cedar Blufif, Miss.
J. C. Wasson Kosciusko, Miss.
J. D. Wroten Booneville, Miss.
A. F. Moore President
Charlton Jones Vice-President
H. T. Teal Secretary
W. V. Falcon Treasurer
J. E. Simmons Historian
F. C. Graham Poet
SECOND PREPARATORY CLASS ROLL.
John Bratton Jackson, Miss.
J. D. Crisler Jackson, Miss.
W. V. Falcon Baton Rouge, La.
J. C. Gibson Jackson, Miss.
F. C. Graham Waynesboro, Miss.
E. O. Johnson Brooksville, Miss.
Charlton Jones Jackson, Miss.
O. M. KooN Jackson, Miss.
E. M. Livingston Louisville, Miss.
E- C. Lord Kosciusko, Miss.
J. A. May Amory, Miss.
Edgar Mayfield Durant, Miss.
A. F. Moore Cold Water, Miss.
C. J. Murphy Ackerman, Miss.
Hugh Price Glancy, Miss.
A. S. Rarer Louisville, Miss.
J. E. Reed Ruff, Miss.
J. E. Simmons Water Valley, Miss.
J. L. Stanton Laurel, Miss.
H. A. Stennis De Kalb, Miss.
A. M. Teal Valley Hill, Miss.
H. T. Teal Winona, Miss.
S. Therrell Aberdeen, Miss.
R. L. Trawick Asylum, Miss.
Miss Rosa Austin- Praidcnt
C. C. Andersijx Vice-President
B. K. Faucette Treasurer
R. H. Fisher Secretary
Clyde Lewis Historian
N. Rankix Poet
J. F. JoN'ES sport
FIRST PREPARATORY CLASS ROLL.
C. C. Anderson Mayhew, Miss.
Rosa Austin Jackson, Miss.
H. B. Childs Bellefontaine, Miss.
W. F. Courts Yazoo City, Miss.
S. L- Crockett Tyro, ^liss.
Willie Decell Bowertori, Aliss.
M. P. Dollar Sturgis, Miss.
R. L. Douglass \'aughn, Miss.
H. M. Ellis Seminary, Miss.
B. K. Faucett e Millville, Miss.
T. A. Ferguson Holmesville, Miss.
R. H. Fisher \'aughn. Miss.
O. H. Flowers Asylum, Miss.
L. J. Green Jackson, Miss.
T. K. Green Jackson, Miss.
Frank Harmon Jackson, Miss.
Donald Howe Jackson, Miss.
J. F. Jones Inverness, Miss.
L- L. Kirkpatrick Jackson, Miss.
Clyde Lewis Woodland, Miss.
J. A. Mayfield Amory, Miss.
R. E. MiLLiCAN Jackson, Miss.
W. E. Oswalt Pocahontas, Miss.
Marvin Owen Woodland, Miss.
Neville Rankin Columbia, Miss.
K. A. Rape Forest, Miss.
R. W. Roberts Jackson, Miss.
C 0-E DS
C'est la Vie.
Old letters all around me
And scattered on the floor,
I sat beside the window
And read them o'er and o'er.
The rain outside was falling;
I heaved a mournful sigh,
And hung my little kerchief
Upon the chair to dry.
The letters all piled neatly
At last in little rows,
I laid them in a shoe-box,
With many doleful "Ohs!"
I slipped from off my finger
The little diamond ring;
I wrapped it up in paper
And tied it round with string.
At last I put the lid on.
And bade them all adieu;
I took them to the office.
And they went off at two.
Last week I sent the box off —
I know by now it 's there.
But if I 'd never sent it,
I wonder if I 'd care.
To-day I met the postman.
My heart began to beat;
He handed me a postal —
The registry receipt.
[Founded (Jctober 15, 1892.]
"Xiilla Pa/ma sine Lahore."
R. B. SH.\RnR( ircH First Term
1. H. Brooks Second Term
R. J. MuLLixs Third Term
A. F. Kelly Fourth Term
R. J. .MuLLLXS President
J. H. Brooks Orator
T. L. Bailey Anniversarian
Judge R. \'. Fletcher Outside Orator
R. J. MULLINS Representative to Mill saps-Southern Debate
T. E. Bailey Representative to M. I. O. A.
J. W. Crisler Representative to Crystal Springs Chaiitauqjm
A. B. Campbeli Representative to HattiesbHrg Chautauqua
J. W. Crisler, A. B. Ca.mpbeli Commencement Debaters
C. E. loHxsox, |. M. GriNX Mid-Session Debaters
The Lamar Literary Society.
Organized during the first session of Millsaps, the Lamar Literary Society
has ever been an important factor in training the students for the complex duties
and responsibiHties awaiting them in their various vocations and in the capacity
of citizens. Its men have ahvays been at the forefront in contests upon which the
reputation of the College depended, and that they have proven themselves worthy
is shown by the brilliant record of Millsaps in debate and oratory. For the past
five years the representatives to the State Contests and a decided majority of those
sent by the College to the various Chautauqua Contests have been Lamar men. Of
the honors at home we have always secured a liberal share.
But however great has been the past, its history has been written already; and
tough last year was generally considered the most successful in our history, the
present session has broken all records. New men of great strength and promise
have stepped into our ranks to fill the places of the men we lost from last year's
roll. Once more the Faculty has turned to us for men, and this time they not only
selected one of our members, Mr. T. L. Bailey, to represent the College at the State
Contest, but they also saw fit to choose Mr. John Crisler for the Crystal Springs
Chautauqua and Mr. A. B. Campbell for the Hattiesburg Chautauqua.
Never before has our society been freer from politics of the wrong kind than
now. In the annual election, which occurred at the beginning of the session, per-
fect harmony prevailed, and a set of able men were selected to serve in the several
capacities, as follows: Anniversarian, T. L. Bailey; orator, J. H. Brooks; Com-
mencement debaters, John Crisler and A. B. Campbell; mid-session debaters, C. E.
Johnson and J. M. Guinn. R. J. Mullins, with his colleague from the Galloway
Society, will uphold the honor of the College in the Southern-Millsaps Debate at
Birmingham, Ala., May 12th. These men doubtless will carry our banner forward
to new victories and will add new honors to our already brilliant record.
The year's work within the halls of the Society has been characterized by
earnest endeavor and enthusiastic loyalty to our interests, and, under the wise
leadership of the men at the helm, progress has been achieved, which we trust
will bear fruit both in the College career of our members and in their later life.
"Cutting" has been "cut" to a minimum, and, while we regret to say we have
some chronic "cutters," the attendance, we are glad to say, has been good for
Indications now point to continued success; and, if our members stand to and
abide by all laws, rules, and regulations of our beloved society, keeping in mind
our motto, "Nulla palma sine labore," we can face the future with calm courage
and most sanguine hopes. Let each member do all in his power to strengthen the
habit of the Faculty of looking to us for men for the various contests.
C. E. J.
Galloway Literary Society.
[Founded October 8, 1892.]
"Know Thy Opportunity."
R. H. Ruff First Term
J. M. Morse Second Term
T. A. Stennis Third Term
B. F. Witt Fourth Term
H. M. Frizell .President
T. A. Stennis Orator
B. F. Witt Anniversarian
Hon. J. N. Powers Outside Orator
R. H. RuFF. ■■ Representative to Millsaps-Southern Debate
W. R. Applewhite, F. S. Williams Commencement Debaters
M. L. Neill, R. M. Brown Mid-Session Debaters
Galloway Literary Society.
Since 1892 the Galloway Literary Society has been instilling into the minds
of College men the motto, "Know thy opportunity, " and with the progress of time
the Society marches on from one victory to another.
Among the men who have won honors in College and have gone out in life and
to-day are filling positions of importance in the literary and scientific world will be
found the loyal Galloways. Many of them are in the great law-making bodies of
our land and in the foremost pulpits of our churches. But the records of those
who have gone out from their Alma Mater will be recorded in the history of our
country and in the minds of all who come in contact with them in the literary
world, so we must not dwell upon them here.
This year there has been much interest manifested in the Society. The very
first night marked a most enthusiastic beginning. That was election night and the
"whips" were busy, and I dare say the fellows did get a taste of real life in what took
place. A man, after spending four years in this Society, will know well the work-
ings and tricks of the politician. The schemes and policies by which many of the
fellows reach offices are those such as would cause the real politician to stop and
stare in awe and admiration at the ingeniousness of the schoolboy. Yes; the So-
ciety trains men in politics, but this is not all.
For three years their sister Society has been prone to hold just any old opinion
about some of the great political questions of to-day, and, true to convictions, it
has been the ambition of every Galloway to keep his comrades out of such erro-
neous beliefs. Three years ago their representatives, Messrs. Backstrom and Rous-
seaux, convinced the Lamars that we should not have an inheritance tax law;
again, two years ago Messrs. Terrell and Bullock proved that the United States
should neither own nor operate railroads; and on last Commencement, a year ago,
Messrs. Moore and Welch produced the argument that forever convinced the world
that the Philippine Islands should be retained by the United States. They are
masters in other debates — the Millsaps-Southern, for instance. They have never
been defeated in this debate.
The Anniversary on the second Friday night of April was the big night of the
year with the Society. Mr. Witt and Mr. Stennis were the anniversarian and ora-
tor this year. The occasion was one of much pleasure, as well as a very beneficial
one. Ruff and his colleague from the Lamars will ably represent us at Birmingham
in the Millsaps-Southern University Debate.
The Galloways are playing a powerful part in College life. They fill important
places of trust in every department of the work to be done by students. The Col-
legian and BoBASHELA staffs are supplied with a pro-rata from the Galloways; the
Y. M. C. A. finds numbers of its presidents and officers from their ranks; and, in
fact, if the Galloways were taken out of College life, like Wordsworth, the fellows
would be aware that something was missing.
As we dip into the future as far as human eye can see there looms before us
greater possibilities than ever before. When enough Galloways have taken their
stand in the world, the war-drum will cease to throb and the battle-flag will be
furled forever and forever and the Parliament of Galloway men will realize the
federation of the world.
♦ W. A. WeIvCH.
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J. M. GuiNN President
D. R. Wasson \' ice- President
C. E- Johnson Secretary
F. S. Williams Treasurer
CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES.
D. R. Wasson Bib/e Study
RoBT. H. Ruff Missions
R. M. Brown Devotional
F. S. Williams Finance
A. C. Anderson Membershif>
A. B. Campbell Social
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History of Y. M. C. A.
The Young Men's Christian Association was organized in the College soon
after it first opened, and it has continued to grow in importance until to-day it
is a potent factor, and is now considered as something essential.
The Association is doing more to uplift the moral standing of students than
any other organization connected with student life ; this is strikingly true here at
Millsaps, since it is the one Christian organization of the College.
The work here, as in other places, is carried on by the committee system.
The officers, consisting of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer,
together with the Chairmen of the Bible and Mission Study, Finance, Devotional,
and Membership Committees, all constitute the Cabinet of the Association, on
which rests the responsibility of the success or failure of the Association and all
The devotional meetings of the Association this year have been a marked
success; they have been well attended, and much interest has been shown by
those who have taken part in the exercises. The men when asked to lead have
been enthusiastic and in earnest about the work. A number of fellows have re-
ceived great benefits by allowing themselves to be developed into leaders through
the Association. The Bible Study Department is of the greatest importance,
since it is meant to lead every fellow in College to pursue daily systematic Bible
study and to give to this study some spiritual meaning which will be of help to the
fellows in overcoming e\i\ and in daily living the better life. The Mission De-
partment is of great interest and importance. There is a Missionary Band at the
College, who expect to give their lives to foreign work. This year they have nine
fellows and among this number is found some of the best talent in College. The
study of Missions is pursued by quite a number of the fellows in College, and
great good is expected from it.
The interest in the Association is greatly enhanced bv sending a number of
delegates each year to the Southwestern Students' Conference, held at Ruston, La.
This year Messrs. Bufkin, Bailey, Campbell, Peeples, Williams, Mullins, Anderson,
Welch, Xeill, Ruff, and Wasson, all spent the Christmas holidays at this Conven-
tion in the pursuance of courses, which has meant much to them and to the Asso-
ciation. These conferences are meant to train leadership and to instruct fellows
how to overcome difficulties in their own Associations.
The Y. M. C. A. now occupies an exalted position at Millsaps and it is doing
a work that no other organization can do. With J. M. Guinn, President; D. R.
Wasson, Vice-President; C. E. Johnson, Secretary; and F. S. Williams, Treasurer —
together with a strong set of committeemen — we have every reason to believe
that next year will be a marked success in every respect.
W'. A. Welch.
R. M. Brown. .
F. vS. Williams.
.Sccrciarv and Treasurer
D. R. Wasson.
R. M. Brown.
F. S. Williams.
RoBT. H. Ruff.
.A. C. Anderson.
C. C. Anderson.
J. D. Wroten.
E. H. Mounger.
E. L. ^Iarley.
C. E. Cain.
B. F. Witt Editor-in-Chief
Bertha Ricketts Associate Editor
T. A. Stennis Local Editor
L. B. Jones Literary Editor
R. J. MuLiviNS Alumni Editor
C. C. Hand Athletic Editor
J. M. GuiNN Y. M. C. A. Editor
W. A. Welch Business Manager
J. G. Johnson, C. G. Terrell Assistant Business Managers
Vol. 1 1898-1899 H. B. Watkins
Vol. II 1899-1900 E. H. Galloway
Vol. Ill 1900-1901 B. E. Eaton
Vol. IV 19OI-I902 W. L- DUREN
Vol. V 1902-1903 W. F. Cook
Vol. VI 1903-1904 J. H. Penix
Vol. VII 1904-1905 A. P. Hand
Vol. VII] 1905-1906 J. A. Baker
Vol. IX 1906-1907 W. A. Williams
Vol. X 1907-1908 C. H. Kirkland
C cfiU'Ci fHorc-^*''"^*-
Purple and White Staff.
Robert H, Ruff Edilor-in-Chnf
E. C. Brewer Associate Editor
A. B. Campbell Ath/dic Editor
Margaret Saums Social Editor
D. R. Wasson Y.M.C.A. Editor
John Gass Eocal Editor
W. E. Phillips Local Editor
M. L. Neill Busi)icss Manager
A. F. Kelly Assislaiit Business Manager
AivPHA. — Washington and Lee Univer-
Gamma. — University of Georgia.
Delta. — Wofford College.
Epsilon. — Emery College.
Zeta. — Randolph-Macon College.
Eta. — Richmond College.
Theta. — Kentucky State College.
Kappa. — Mercer University.
Lambda. — University of Virginia.
Nu. — Alabama Polytechnic Institute.
Xi. — Southwestern University.
Omicron. — University of Texas.
Pi. — University of Tennessee.
Sigma. — Davidson College.
Upsilon. — University of North Carolina.
Phi. — Southern University.
Chi. — Vanderbilt University.
Psi. — Tulane University.
Omega. — Central University of Ken-
Alpha Alpha. — University of the South.
Alpha Beta. — University of Alabama.
Alpha Gamma. — Louisiana State Univer-
Alpha Delta. — WilHam Jewell College.
Alpha Zeta. — William and Mary Col-
Alpha Eta. — Westminster College.
Alpha Theta. — Kentucky University.
Alpha Kappa. — University of Missouri.
Alpha Lambda. — Johns Hopkins Univer-
Alpha Mu. — Millsaps College.
Alpha Nu. — The George Washington
Alpha Xi. — University of California.
Alpha Omicron. — University of Arkan-
Alpha Pi. — Leland Stanford, Jr., Univer-
Alpho Rho. — West Virginia University.
Alpha Sigma. — Georgia School of Tech-
Alpha Tau. — Hampden-Sidney College.
Alpha Upsilon. — University of Missis-
Alpha Phi. — Trinity College.
Alpha Chi. — Kentucky Wesleyan Uni-
Alpha Omega. — North Carolina A. and
Beta Alpha. — Missouri School of Mines.
Beta Beta. — Bethany College.
Beta Gamma. — College of Charleston.
Beta Delta. — Georgetown College.
Beta Epsilon. — Delaware College.
Beta Zeta. — University of Florida.
Beta Eta. — University of Oklahoma.
Beta Theta. — Washington University.
Beta Iota. — Drury College.
[Founded at Washington and Lee University, 1865;
Alpha Mu Chapter Estabhshed in 1893.]
FRATRES IN FACULTATE.
James E1.L10T Walmsley.
Alfred Allan Kern.
A. C. Crowder.
J. H. Clifton.
S. W. Davis.
A. W. Fridge.
Geo. S. Hamilton.
R. O. Jones.
C. N. Lanier.
C. R. Lyon.
G. W. May.
L. L. Mayes.
V. O. Robertson.
L. E. Sample.
R. L. Saunders, Jr.
F. D. Smith.
G. C. Swearengen.
H. V. Watkins.
H. L. Whitfield.
G. Q. Whitfield.
FRATRES IN URBE.
W. M. BuiE.
R. H. Clifton.
r. m. dobyns.
R. H. Eagan.
G. W. Green.
P. M. Harper.
W. L- Kennon.
Luther Manship, Jr.
J. H. Penix.
Geo. W. Powers.
G. W. Rembert.
J. W. Saunders.
S. J. Taylor.
H. L. Thompson.
W. H. Watkins.
A. H. Whitfield, Jr.
CM. Williamson, Jr.
Alpha Mu Chapter of Kappa Alpha.
A. B. Campbell.
J. M. GuiNN.
CLASS OF 1909.
C. C. Hand.
CLASS OF 1910.
I. C. Enochs.
C. G. Terrell.
W. E. Phillips.
CLASS OF 1911.
B. L. Campbell.
J. S. Buck.
A. C. Jones.
A. L. Heidelberg.
L. M. Blount.
A. R. Peeples.
F. W. Wimberly.
T. H. Phillips.
C. E. Johnson.
CLASS OF 1912.
T. P. Ramsay.
Psi. — University of Maine.
Alph.\ Rho. — Bowdoin College.
Beta Kappa. — New Hampshire College.
Gamma Epsilon. — Dartmouth College.
Alpha Lambda. — University of Vermont.
Gamma Delta. — Massachusetts State
Gamma Eta. — Harvard University.
Beta Alpha. — Brown University.
Alpha Kappa. — Cornell University.
Gamma Zeta. — New York University.
Gamma Iota. — Syracuse University.
Pi. — Swarthmore College.
Alpha Delta. — Pennsylvania State Col-
Alpha Epsilon. — University of Pennsyl-
Alpha Phi. — Bucknell University.
Beta Iota. — Lehigh University.
Beta Pi. — Dickinson College.
Alpha Alpha. — University of ilaryland.
Alpha Eta. — George Washington Uni-
Zeta. — University of Mrginia.
Eta. — Randolph-Macon College.
Nu. — William and Mary College.
Upsilon. — Hampden-Sidney College.
Beta Beta. — Richmond College.
Delta. — Davidson College.
Eta. — Trinity College.
Alpha Mu. — University of North Caro-
Beta Upsilon. — North Carolina A. and
Alpha Nu. — Wofford College.
Alpha Beta. — Mercer University.
Alpha Tau. — Georgia School of Technol-
Beta Lambda. — University of Georgia.
Beta. — University of Alabama.
Beta Eta. — Cumberland University.
Theta. — Alabama Polytechnic Institute.
Kappa. — Vanderbilt University.
Lambda. — University of Tennessee.
Phi.— S. W. P. University.
Alpha Theta. — S. W. B. University.
Alpha Sigma. — University of Ohio.
Beta Phi. — Case School of Applied
Beta Delta. — Washington and Jefferson
Beta Mu. — Kentucky State College.
Alpha Zeta. — University of Michigan.
Chi. — Purdue University.
Alpha Pi. — Wabash College.
Beta Theta. — University of Indiana.
Alpha Gamma. — LTniversity of Illinois.
Alpha Chi. — University of Lake Forest.
Gamma Beta. — University of Chicago.
Beta Epsil<jn. — University of Wiscon-
Beta Rho. — University of Iowa.
Alpha Psi. — University of Nebraska.
Alpha Omega. — William Jewell College.
Beta Gamma. — ;\Iissouri State Univer-
Beta Chi. — Missouri vSchool of Mines.
Beta Tau. — Baker University.
Xi. — University of Arkansas.
Gamma Kappa. — University of Okla-
Alpha Upsilon. — IMillsaps College.
Gamm.\. — Louisiana State University.
Sigma. — Tulane University.
Iota. — Southwestern University.
Tau. — University of Texas.
Beta Omicron. — University of Denver.
Beta Omega. — Colorado College.
Gamma Gamma. — Colorado School of
Beta Zeta. — Leland Stanford, Jr., Uni-
Beta Xi. — University of California.
Beta Psi. — University of Washington.
Gamma Alpha. — University of Oregon.
Gamma Theta. — University of Idaho.
[Founded at University of Virginia, 1867;
Alpha Upsilon Chapter Established in 1895.]
FRATRES IN URBE.
C. A. Alexander. M. C. Henry.
J. A. Alexander. h. C. Holloman.
J. P. Alexander. J. B. Huddeston.
J. M. Alexander. J. C. McGee.
W. C. Campbell. M. Nelson.
John Culley. J. T. Norment.
V. T. Davis. R. B. Ricketts.
T. L. Evans. J. B. Ricketts.
E. H. Galloway. J. T. Robinson.
F. E. GuNTER. J. M. Thornton.
A. Hamilton. J. C. Wells.
Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Sigma.
J. A. Baker.
CLASS OF 1909.
W. R. Applewhite. T. L. Bailey.
B. F. Witt.
CLASS OF 1910.
R. M. Brown. H. M. Frizzell.
E. C. Brewer. J. G. Johnson.
R. H. Ruff.
CLASS OF 1911.
C. A. Galloway. J. L. Haley.
A. A. Green. W. B. Lewis.
Percy A. Rickets.
CLASS OF 1912.
L. Cavett. E. H. Green.
W. W. Huntley. J. H. Morris.
O. J. Rainey. C. E. Ryals.
F. Thompson. D. Thoms.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
Alpha. — University of Mrginia, Charlottesville, \'a.
Beta. — Davidson College, Davidson, N. C.
Gamma. — William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.
Delta. — Southern University, Greensboro, Ala.
ZeTA. — University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
Eta. — Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
Theta. — Southwestern Presbyterian University, Clarksville, Tenn
Iota. — Hampden-Sidney College, Hampden-SidneV; Va.
Kappa. — Kentucky University, Lexington, Ky.
Mu. — Presbyterian College, Clinton, S. C.
Omicron. — Richmond College, Richmond, Va..
Pi. — Washington and Lee University, Lexington, \'a.
Rho. — Cumberland LTniversity, Lebanon, Tenn.
Tau. — University of North Carolina, Campel Hill, N. C.
Upsilon. — Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.
Phl — Roanoke College, Salem, \'a.
Chi. — University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.
Psi. — Georgia Agricultural College, Dahlonega, Ga.
Omega. — Kentucky State College, Lexington, Ky.
Alpha Alpha. — Trinity College, Durham, N. C.
Alpha Gamma. — Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.
Alpha Delta. — Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.
Alpha Epsilun. — North Carolina A. & M. College, Raleigh, N. C.
Alpha Zeta. — LTniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
Alpha Eta. — University of State of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
Alpha Theta. — West V^irginia LTniversity, Morgantown, W. Va.
Alpha Mu. — Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss.
Alpha Kappa. — Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Mo.
Alpha Lambda. — Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.
Alpha Mu. — University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
Pi Kappa Alpha.
[Founded at University of Virginia, 1868;
Alpha Iota Chapter Established in 1905.]
Shield and Diamond.
Garnet and Gold.
FRATRES IN FACULTATE.
William Belton Murrah. Mifflin Wyatt Swartz.
S. G. Noble.
FRATRES IN URBE.
W. H. Hill. D. H. Miller.
O. B. Taylor. L. W. Reed.
Alpha Iota Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha.
C. H. KiRKIvAND.
CLASS OF 1909.
R. J. MuLUNS. T. A. Stennis.
CLASS OF 1910.
R. B. Alexander. J. W. Crisler.
A. F. Kelly. M. L. Neill.
F. S. Williams.
CLASS OF 1911.
D. H. Glass. B. C. Buck.
M. B. Jumper. T. W. Lewis.
CLASS OF 1912.
M. W. DoRMAN. E. M. Jones.
R. H. Wright. G. W. Carlisle.
Founded at :\Iillsaps College in January, 1909.
Black and Go'.d.
CLASS OF 1909.
W. A. Welch. T- H. Brooks.
CLASS OF 1910.
C. R. Re\v. J. M. :Morse..
CLASS OF 1911.
S. S. B.\CKSTROM. C. S. Till.
CLASS OF 1912.
D. W. BuFKiN. E. R. Holmes.
W. E. :Morse. R. D. Peets.
Kappa Mu — Alpha Chapter.
FRATER HONORIS CAUSA IN FACULTATE.
James Elliott Walmsley.
SORORES IX URBE.
Adele Cecilia Knowles.
Carrie Hewes Wharton.
Bertha Louise Ricketts.
Margi'erite Chadwick Park.
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The Reason Town Buys Are Late.
A Summary of Athletics.
The ideal of College Athletics is to furnish diversion, heathful exercise, and
physical development for the great body of students, and to encourage a lively
interest in a clean, well-fought contest. We do not boast of the ideal at Millsaps,
but, in our way, we try to approximate the ideal. Through our system of inter-
class games of foot-ball, base-ball, basket-ball, and tennis, we interest a large
majority of students.
Our teams are not composed of a few men who make Athletics their sole ex-
cuse for being in college, but of men who represent every phase of college activity.
The number of men required to fill places on the various class teams calls every-
body to the field. Our literary men, our scholarship men, our Y. M. C. A. men,
stand foremost in the line-up of our athletic teams.
The true athletic spirit flourishes in our Campus. It needs but a single call
to bring out a host of candidates when any athletic venture is proposed. Even
those who cannot participate in games because of physical disability lend their
voices in encouragement.
Abundant evidence of the presence of this spirit is the zeal with which the
student movement for Inter-collegiate Athletics is being prosecuted. The organi-
zation of the Purple and White, the College weekly, primarily to wage this fight,
may be reckoned as one of the greatest innovations within the recent history of
the College. In many ways the paper has already proved a success. Whether
we agree with those who are waging the fight for Inter-collegiate Athletics or not,
we cannot help but admire their pertinacity in upholding their honest convictions.
Our new Athletic Field, the latest gift of Major Millsaps, will greatly aid the
cause of Athletics. The students have again shown their spirit by contributing
some $600 toward grading and leveling the ground. Situated as it is on the top
of the hill in the rear of the Campus, the field has every advantage of drainage.
When the quarter-mile track around it has been completed, it will be ample for
every kind of athletic engagement.
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This early in the season it is impossible to review all of our inter-class contests.
We can but prophesy the outcome of base-ball, basket-ball, and the track. At
present each class is strongly represented on the field, and the prospects are fa-
vorable for a lively struggle this spring. We can speak briefly, however, of the
foot-ball contest last fall.
The season opened with four teams well in the foreground, straining every
sinew to win the cup. The Juniors, by virtue of their weight and experience,
under the coaching of Professor Moore, gave early promise of being a formidable
competitor. The Sophomores, veterans of a year's standing, at once showed
readiness in Dr. Kern's superior knowledge of the game. The Freshmen, without
a coach, labored under great disadvantage. It was only through Manager Cav-
ett's persistency that the team held together through the season. The Prepara-
tory Team, composed of inexperienced but sturdy, tractable, and determined men,
showed an increasing efficiency, which evoked much praise.
After the first series of games had been played, it became evident that the
center of interest would be a duel between the Juniors and Sophomores, on which
would depend the fate of the championship. A tie game between the principals
intensified the interest. A tie game between the Sophomores and "Preps" worked
matters up to a fever of expectancy. No one dared to venture a prophecy of
the result. In the final games the Sophomores came on the field with their
best line-up. They defeated the Juniors in two fair battles, which clearly dem-
onstrated their superiority.
I should mention as points worthy of observation throughout the season the
line-bucking of Terrell and Galloway, the end runs of Peeples, the forward passes
of Charlton Jones, and the tackling of Buck, B. C, and Falcon.
The observance of Field Day for the first time in several years will add a new
feature to the spring Athletics. Prizes will be contested for by the runners, jump-
ers, and weight-throwers. It is planned to add some comic performances and a
Short gymnasium programme to complete the day.
We hope that with the possession of our new Athletic Field there will begin
period of great athletic propsperity for Millsaps. There is every evidence that
this will be the case. The Purple and White will keep our spirit up. The devel-
opment of our system of inter-class games will call for the best efforts of the
students in every form of athletic endeavor.
Stuart G. Noble.
J. M. GuiNN President
T. A. Stennis Vice-President
J. E. Walmslev Secretary and Treasurer
R. O. Jones „ Manager Foot-Ball
T. A. Stennis Manager Base-Ball
J. M. GuiNN Manager Basket-Ball
S. G. Noble Gymnasium Director
W. A. Welch Manager Track Team
J. E. Walmsley. J. M. GUINN.
R. O. Jones. T. A. Stennis.
'Varsity Foot-Ball Team.
J. C. Adams Center
D. R. Wasson Left Guard
W. A. Welch Right Guard
M. L. Neill Left Tackle
T. L. Bailey Right Tackle
W. R. Applewhite Left End
R. O. Jones (Manager) Right End
C. Jones Quarter Back
C. Galloway Ftdl Back
A. R. Peeples (Captain) Left Half
C. G. Terrell Left Half
A. B. Campbell Substitute
J. L. Haley Substitute
J. B. KiRKLAND Substitute
ly. C. KiRKLAND Substitute
Junior Foot-Ball learn.
M. L. Neill ^'"'^"'
L. Whitson -Lt;// Guard
R. B. Alexander t^'Qhi Guard
W. D. Bratton (Manager) Left Tackle
D. R. Wasson R^ghi Tackle
R. B. Sharbrough ('09) Left End
W. R. Applewhite (09) Rm'it End
T Gass Quarter Back
C. G. Terrell ~ • F^U Back
A. B. Campbell (Captain) Left Half
F. S. Williams K^ght Half
G. Johnson Substitute
J. M. GuiNN ■ Substitute
J. M. Morse Substitute
R. H. Ruff Substitute
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Sophmore Foot-Ball Team.
J. Adams Center
R. J. BiNGH'i.M Left Guard
W. A. Welch ('oq) Right Guard
B. C. Buck ' Right Tackle
H. R. Spann Left Tackle
M. W. Cooper Left End
T. W. Lewis Right End
A. R. Peeples, M. B. Longino Quarter Backs
C. Galloway (Manager) Full Back
J. L. Haley Left Half
R. O. Jones, J. S. Buck Right Half's
A. A. Green Substitute
W. B. Lewis Substitute
W. B. McCarty Substitute
J. S. Savage Substitute
J. H. Brooks (09) Substitute
Freshman Foot-Ball Team.
R. Whitaker Center
W. O. Graves Left Guard
C. MayField I\iqht Guard
E. R. Holmes Left Tackle
Steen /\' /;//;/ Tackle
W. W. Huntley Left End
E. H. Green R^ght End
L. Cavett (Manager) Quarter Back
R. J. MuLLiNS ('oq) Eidl Back
T. L. Bailey (09) Left Half
T. P. Ramsey Riciht Half
J. James Substitute
J. Carson Substitute
W. E. Smith Substitute
F. Thompson Substitute
Preparatory Foot-Ball Team.
J. C. Wasson Center
Simmons Left Guard
G. C. Clark Right Guard
J. E. Reed Right Tackle
W. V. Falcon Left Tackle
J. S. Therrell Left End
J. Bratton Right End
C. C. Hand (09) Quarter-Back
J. B. Kirkland (Manager) Left Half
C. Jones Right Half
L. C. Kirkland Full-Back
Hexdrix Mitchell Makes a Tackle.
Junior-Senior Base-Ball Team.
J. H. M. Brook'^ Catcher
J. M. Morse Firxl Base
T. A. Stennis Second Base
V. Bryan Third Base
J. Gass Short Stop
E. C. Brewer Right Field
C. C. Hand Center Field
A. B. Campbell (Manager) Left Field
W. R. Applewhite (Captain) Pitcher
p. RiCKETTS Catcher
A. R. Peeples (Manager) First Base
H. R. Spann Second Base
M. B. Jumper Short Stop
S. E. Davies Third Base
B. L. Campbell Right Field
J. L. Haley Center Field
T. W. Lewis Left Field
J. S. Buck Pitcher
C. CiALLi )WAY Pitcher
Freshman Base-Ball Team.
E. R. H01.MES Catcher
h- C. KiRKLAND First Base
W. E. Morse Second Base
D. Thoms Short Stop
W. E. Collins (Manager) Third Base
C. E. Ryals Right Field
F. W. Converse Center Field
W. W. Huntley Left Field
J. S. Therrell Pitcher
G. Carlisle Pitcher
J. L. MiDDLETON Pitcher
M. W. Dorman Substitute
O. Graves Substitute
Preparatory Base-Ball learn.
L. C. Smith Firxl Base
y. McCoy Catcher
C. Jones Second Base
D. Peeples Shoit Stop
E. W. Williams (Manager) Third Base
B, C. Rush Right Field
H. Stennis Center Field
E. O. Johnson Left Field
S. G. Noble Director
W. A. Welch Manager
A. B. Campbell, )
T. L. Bailey, - Marathon Runners
Johnny Hayes, )
Prof. H. T. Moore President
J. S. Savage Secretary
W. E. Phillips Treasurer
James S. Duke First Tenor
Millard Bishop Jumper Second Tenor
Henry Tillery Moore First Bass
Charles Hascal Kirkland Second Bass
C. H. KiRKUAND President
T. W. Lewis Vice-President
F. S. Williams Treasurer
J. S. Duke Manager
PruF. H. T. ;\Ioore Director
W. W. Huntley. J. M. Guinn.
J. S. Duke.
R. H. Wright. M. B. Jumper.
J. S. Buck. W. E. Oswalt.
H. T. Moore. W. D. Bratton.
F. S. Williams. T. W. Lewis, Jr.
A. C. Anderson. C. H. Kirkland.
C. E. Holmes. J. M. Morse.
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C. E. Holmes President
F. S. Williams Vice-President
R. H. Wright Secretary-Treasurer
U. F. LoGUE Director
A. C. Anderson President
J. A. Alford Vice-President
E. L. Marley Secretary and Treasurer
A. J. Beasley.
J. H. DONNELL.
W. V. Falcon.
J. M. GUINN.
I,. L. Roberts.
V. H. Session.
J. W. Wroten.
J. H. Mitchell.
J. H. Brooks.
H. M. Ellis.
H. G. Roberts.
W. F. Bufkin.
J. S. Duke.
T. A. Ferguson.
A. T. Moore.
O. T. Rainey.
A. S. Roper.
W. N. Thomas.
C. C. Anderson.
J. W. Broom.
F. L. Applewhite.
M. H. Honeycutt.
R. M. Brown.
La Cercle Francais.
To speak French.
Mrs. Murr.\h President
Bertha Ricketts Vice-President
CouRTENAY Clingan Secretary
Marguerite Park Treasurer
Prof. H. T. Moore Interpreter
E. C. Brewer.
W. B. Lewis.
J. W. Crisler.
R. H. Ruff.
R. J. MULLINS.
T. A. Stennis.
J. H. Brooks.
W. C. Leggett.
J. G. Johnson.
W. B. McCarty.
Some Profes^-ors' Homes.
With pleasing doubt and anxious bliss,
My mind divided, stricken through,
Revolves the sweet hypothesis:
If you were I, and I were you.
Through all the realms of college lore
Some sure conclusion I pursue;
The question vexes more and more :
If you were I, and I were you.
In Chemistry no help I find.
Its sage discussions give no clew;
The thought persistent racks my mind :
If you were I, and I were you.
The languages all likewise fail —
Greek, Latin, French, and German, too —
To solve the riddle naught avails:
If you were I, and I were you.
The 'ologies, Ge-, Soci-, Bi-,
And economics, old and new.
With Delphic vagueness make reply:
"If you were I, and I were you."
Stern Mathematics answers me:
"Your supposition can't be true;
What would become of O. E. D.
If U were I, and I were U?"
In blank despair I beg and pray:
O Saccharissa, Sallie, Sue!
How would you feel, what would you say,
If you were I, and I were you?
One Who Doubts.
<5~G ~ -^
[Founded in September, 190S.]
"Labor am an enemy ob de flesh. "
OFFICERS AND MEMBERS.
Joe Beasly "Happy Hooligan"
A. F. Kei^IvY "Gloomy Gus"
W. C. Leggett "A No. I"
John Gass "Sambo"
L. B. Jones "Press Agent"
J. S. Duke "Man with the Monkey"
A. C. Anderson "Chaplain"
C. C. Hand "Advance Agent"
R. B. Sharbrough "Forager"
H. G. Butler "Chief Cook"
B. F. Witt "Slow"
T. A. Stennis and R. H. T . .• f "Tri-State Managers"
Co-Ed Auxiliary Club.
Rouge Red and Calico.
" Love me and the world is mine. "
THOSE HOLDING OFFICIAL POSITIONS.
Albert Heidelberg Fashion-Plate
Basil Witt Setter of Pace
Willie Phillips Heart-Smasher
Henrie Frizzell Carrier of Books
Ralphie Applewhite Pencil-Sharpener
Willie Welch Payer of Car-Fare
Edwin Brewer Flirtation Instructor
Jimmy Duke Chief Amuser
Hendrix Mitchell Messenger-Boy
Senior Sats Club.
"Thy will be done."
Satisfy the wishes of Naughty Nine.
OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVES.
R. H. Ruff, Editor-in-chief of Hoodlum Chief Shoe-Shiner
Rev. J. S. Duke, the Hypnotist Chief Duster-Boy
J. W. Crisler, Commencement Debater General Flunkey
H. M. Frizzell, Assistant in Latin and Greek Chamber-Maid
E. C. Brewer, Associate Editor of Hoodlum Bell-Boy
John Gass. Will Huntley.
Dave Thoms. Aunt Jones.
Boyd Campbell. Henry Butler.
Mark Guinn. ' Bish Jumper.
"Mug" Saums. "Cele" Hudnall.
Peg Bufkin, General Manager.
" Dum Tacet Clamat."
W. R. Applewhite Chief Exalted Grand
J. W, Crisler Vice-Grand
E. C. Brewer High Keeper of Implements
F. S. Williams Grand Executer
Fred Jones High Runner
A. F. Moore Chaplain
, " Submit to circumstances. "
Prof. H. T. Moore President
Prof. A. A. Kern First Vice-President
Prof. S. G. Noble Second Vice-President
J. A. Baker and C. H. Kirklanl General Managers
R. M. Brown. A. F. Kelly. C. G. Terrell.
A. F Moore. W. C. Leggett. W. A. Welch.
C. E. Johnson.
D. H. Glass.
B. F. Witt.
A. B. Campbell.
J. H. Brooks.
T. A. Stennis.
T. L. Bailey.
R. H. Ruff.
W. R. Applewhite.
E. C. Brewer.
H. M. Frizzell.
Under the Bamboo-Tree.
On the wings of my song, heart's dearest,
I would take you away with me —
Away from the world and its sorrows
To an island fair in the sea;
An island of rose-perfumed gardens,
Made bright with the silver moonshine,
Where the lotus-flowers are waiting
To blossom for you, who are mine.
There will we rest, little sister.
In the shade of the great palm-trees
Till the world and its weight of trouble
Are wafted away on the breeze.
The average Millsaps student is 19 years, 5 months, 15 days old; 5 feet 9
inches tall; weight, 139 pounds.
96 have blue eyes, 54 brown, 48 gray.
84 have black hair, 81 brown, 18 red, and 10 are "tow-headed."
54 smoke, 23 wear glasses, 25 use "ponies" (some only in emergency).
Favorite professions are : Ministry, 22; Law, 45; Medicine, 25; Teaching, 10;
Engineering, 10; Banking, 10.
Favorite type of girl: 70 prefer blondes, 72 brunettes. Many care less for
type than for disposition, but their preferences are too varied to mention.
60 have been engaged, 40 are now engaged.
40 get up by 7:00, 78 by 7:30, 60 by 8:00, and the rest "in time for ChapeL"
The average annual expenditure is $330.
Favorite authors are Poe and Scott; Swartz, Sullivan, Hinds and Noble, and
Spaulding are also very popular.
Favorite occupations at school are playing ball, riding "ponies," waiting for
the mail, "sporting," sleeping, reading, and, for our Co-eds, "playing with paper
dolls"; studying was mentioned.
Inter-collegiate Athletics was unanimouly conceded to be the College's greatest
need. The campus improvements and more Co-eds are much in demand.
A vote was taken, in which these were the leading candidates:
Handsomest man, Phillips, W. E.
Brainiest man, Bailey , T. L.
Wittiest man, Gass.
JoUiest man, Kelly.
Windiest man, Welch.
Laziest man, Morse, J. M.
Nerviest man, Huntley.
Most popular man (tie), Baile y, T. L., Campbell, A. B.
Most influential man, Bailey, T. L-
Most conceited men, Duke and Huntley.
Most bashful man, Brabston.
Most solemn man, Guinn (A. F. Moore close second).
Most enthusiastic athlete, Campbell, A. B.
Biggest bully, Welch (Freshman Class).
Master liar (three-cornered tie), Bailey, Alexander, and Kelly.
Master flirt, Huntley (Heidelburg and Brewer tied for second).
Master rooter, Welch.
Master politician, Bailey, T. L.
Master grafters, KiTkland brothers (Glee Club and Lyceum managements
Master class-cutter (tie), Morse, J. M., Peeples, A. R. (Junior Latin Class).
Master dead-broke, Huntley.
Master social-stunter, Heidelburg (Huntley second).
Best all-round man, Ba iley, T . L. (Campbell, A. B., second).
"Scare me up for the lyingest knave in Christendom. — Alexander.
"O soft embalmer of the still midnight." — Glee Club.
"A soft, mild, patient, humble, tranquil spirit." — H oiling sworth.
"One may smile and smile and yet be a villain. " — D. W. Bufkin.'
"Small Latin, less Greek." — Williams.
"I profess not talking — only let each man do his best." — L. B. Jones.
"Like a river — largest at the mouth." — Welch.
. "Dux — it." — James Ferdinando Duke.
"Too much of a good thing. " — Dollar.
"Great and small. " — Falcon and J. D. Crisler.
"Long and short. " — J. W. Green and Gass.
"God bless our baby." — Falcon.
"He has a remarkably sweet voice." — Rip Peeples.
"Who thinketh himself to be something when he is nothing deceiveth him-
self."—/. W. Crisler.
"An empty, thoughtless crowd." — "Sophs."
"Eternal smiles his emptiness betrays." — Berry.
"Where I am, know there is learning." — Brooks.
"The whole creation is a mystery, and especially that man." — Boggan.
"Beauty like that would scare the mole and bat and make the jolliest monkey
melancholy." — H. F. Bailey.
"Did He smile His work to see?
Did He who made the lamb make thee?" — Welch.
"My love is like a red, red rose
That 's newly sprung in June." — Galloway.
"Gee fools their silks." — Haley.
"And sat as long as thou had siller. " — Huntley.
"Behold, a child among his new-born blesses
A six-years darling of a pigmy size." — John Robinson.
"Even tho' vanquished, he could argue still." — G. C. Clark.
"A presence which is not to be put by." — Frank Baker.
"I moved, and could not feel my limbs, I was so light." — Backstrom.
"My lips were wet, my throat was cold — sure, I had drunken in my dreams,
aad still my body drank. "—Ga55-.
" Allen-a-dale to his wooing is come." — Teal.
"The Duke who this great fight did win. "
"I heard a hollow sound — who rapped my skull?" — Brian Campbell.
"And speaking still doth soar,
And soaring ever speaketh. " — Boot-well.
"For I am chained to time and can not hence depart." — Guinn.
"This voice has all of Nature's music, from the moan of thunder to the song
of^night's sweet bird." — Tom Phillips.
" 'Tis better to have loved and lost
« Than never to have loved at all. " — Butler.
"Could I love less, I should happier be." — Brewer.
"'Tis a great plague to be a handsome man." — W. E. Phillips.
"A youth to fortune and to fame unknown." — Brabston.
"Men may come and men may go,
But I stay on forever." — Heidelberg.
" When at his best he is little worse than a man. " — Daives.
"1 am a great eater of beef and believe it does harm to my wit. " — Boggan.
"Oh, that my tongue were in the thunder's mouth, then in my passion would
I fight the vfoild."— Mitchell.
"Lest men suspect thy tale untrue.
Keep probability in view." — Duke.
"But the jingling of the guineas helps the hurt that honor feels." — Millsaps
Book Supply Co.
V^ome, let us laugh a little while we 've time to grieve."
««/^ youths! 'Tis known that thou and I were one.
^^ I think it but a fond conceit — •
It can not be that thou art gone!"
• •l^re I was young — oh, woeful 'ere,'
^-' Which tells me youth 's no longer here."
"Trouble, double, toil and trouble,
■•^ To the student's cares thou add'st love's bubble. "
*<Che walks in beauty,
^ And all that 's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes. "
A SENIOR'S PASTIME.
When weary I are,
I smokes my cigar;
The smoke, it arises
Up in mine eyeses;
I thinks of my true love.
And oh, how I sighses!
Seventeenth Session begins Wednesday, September 30th.
Entrance Examinations in Latin, Greek, and History,
Entrance Examinations in English, Mathematics, and
Modern Languages, September 30th.
Recitations begin September 30th.
Thanksgiving Day, November 26th.
First Quarter ends November 27th.
Christmas Holidays, December 24th to January 5th.
Examinations, First Term, January i8th to 30th.
Second Term begins February ist.
Third Quarter ends March 31st.
Students' Day, April ist.
Patriots' Day, April 23d.
Examinations, Second Term, May 4th to June 3d.
Commencement Exercises begin June 4th.
Commencement Sunday, June 6th.
Commencement Day, June 8th.
Repetitions of History.
September 30, 4 B. C. — Augustus takes census of world.
September 30, 1908 A. D. — Students register.
October 10, 538 B. C. — Daniel delivered from lions' den.
October 10, 1908 A. D. — Reynolds escapes from barber-shop.
October 15, 448 A. D. — Britons call in Saxon hordes to subdue Picts.
October 15, 1908 A. D.^"Linfields" call in "Shack" boys to initiate Ferguson.
October 20, 11 28 B. C. — Sampson shorn and captured by Philistines.
October 20, 1908 A. D. — Ellis shaved and taken into the Glee Club.
October 28, 448 A. D. — Barbarians defeat Roman army.
October 28, 1908 A. D. — "Preps" win over Freshmen in foot-ball.
October 29, 1491 B. C. — Pharaoh allows Hebrews to depart.
October 29, 1908 A. D. — Dr. Murrah allows holiday for State Fair.
November 4, 1838 A. D. — Webster and Hayne debate in United States Senate.
November 4, 1908 A. D. — G. C. Clark and Duke argue religion at "Shack.,,
November 10, 401 B. C. — Cyrus revolts against Artaxerxes.
November 10, 1908 A. D. — Chemistry Assistant makes H^ S.
November 18, 1490 B. C. — Twelve spies visit Canaan.
November 18, 1908 A. D. — Twelve Seniors visit Columbus and Starkville.
November 21, 1489 B. C. — Two spies bring back minority report on Canaan.
November 21, 1908 A. D. — Two cards bring back minority report on Starkville.
November 25, 458 B. C. — Athenians decide to build long walls and levy taxes.
November 25, 1908 A. D. — Students to grade Athletic Field and take subscriptions.
November 31, 324 B. C. — Alexander seeks new worlds to conquer.
November 31, 1908 A. D. — Sophomores become champions at foot- ball.
December 11, 607 B. C. — Israelites led into Babylonian bondage.
December 11, 1908 A. D. — College shut ofif from Intercollegiate Athletics by
December 12, 1875 A. D. — Boston Tea Party.
December 12 1908 A. D. — Students' "indignation" meeting.
December 22, 1490 B. C. — Years of jubilee instituted by Hebrews.
December 22, 1908 A. D. — Christmas holidays observed.
January 15, 1590 A. D. — Shakespeare publishes first works.
January 15, 1909 A. D. — First Hoodlum is published.
January 18, 490 B. C. — Greeks defeat Persians at Marathon.
January 18, 1909 A. D. — Freshmen and "Preps" thrash "Sophs" and Juniors.
January 20, 3209 B. C, at 11 :i5 p. m. — Prometheus bound.
January 20, 1909 A. D., at 11 :i5 p. m. — John Crisler and Frizzell bound.
January 20, 400 B. C. — Grecian generals massacred by Tissaphernes.
January 20, 1909 A. D. — Seniors "bust" in Political Science.
January 20-29, 4 B. C— Slaughter of innocents.
January 20-29, 1909 A. D. — General "busting" in College exams.
January 31, 1869 A. D. — Stamp tax imposed.
January 31, 1909 A. D. — Three-dollar fee imposed on special exams.
February i, i860 A. D. — General Forest and associates organize Ku-Klux Klan.
February i, 1909 A. D. — Welch and company organize Phi Deltas.
February 6, 539 B. C. — Hebrew children cast into fiery furnace.
February 6, 1909 A. D. — Fraternity initiations.
February 8, 79 A. D. — Nero and Roman court witness burning of Rome.
February 8, 1909 A. D. — College boys witness burning of Dormitory barns.
February 9, 809 B. C. — Ten tribes of Israel scattered.
February 9, 1909 A. D. — Dr. Sullivan's buggy dismembered.
February 15, 539 B. C. — Daniel appears at Persian court.
February 15, 1909 A. D. — Randolph Moore comes to Millsaps.
February 20, 1889 A. D. — Chinese Exclusion Act passed.
February 20, 1909 A. D. — Millsaps boys barred from Belhaven recitals.
February 28, 3909 B. C. — Tower of Babel abandoned.
February 28, 1909 A. D. — "Shack Club" breaks up.
March 3, 1879 A. D. — Woman suffrage agitated.
March 3, 1909 A. D. — Co-eds adopt resolutions favoring Intercollegiate Athletics.
March 9, 1519 A. D. — Reformation begins in Europe.
March 9, 1909 A. D. — Spring revival begins.
March 24, 49 A. D. — Mark Antony delivers oration over Caesar's body.
March 24, 1909 A. D. — Sophomores speak before Faculty.
March 31, 1879 A. D. — Edison invents talking-machine,
March 31, 1909 A. D. — Freshmen declaim.
April 24, 776 B. C. — Olympic games celebrated.
April 24, 1909 A. D. — Field day contest.
April 30, 1 149 A. D. — Second Crusade.
April 30, 1909 A. D. — Juniors and Seniors go to Natchez.
May 14, 251 B. C. — Regulus speaks at Carthage.
May 14, 1909 A. D. — Bailey speaks at M. I. O. A. contest.
May 17-30, 1349 A. D. — Black death at its worst.
May 17-30, 1909 A. D. — Final exams.
FRIDAY, JUNE 4TH.
II '.00 a. m. — Freshman Contest.
8:00 p. m. — Inter-Society Debate; Galloway vs. Lamar. Question: "Resolved,
That the Cabinet System of England is better than the Committee System
Affirmative: W. R. Applewhite, F. S. Williams.
Negative: A. B. Campbell, J. W. Crisler.
SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH.
1 1 :oo a. m. — Sophomore Oratorical Contest.
A. C. Anderson. D. H. Glass.
R. J. Bingham. M. B. Jumper.
J. S. Buck. C. E. Johnson.
Fred Wimberly. J. S. Savage.
R. E. Stuart.
SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH.
II :oo a. m. — Commencement Sermon by Bishop Seth Ward, of Texas.
8:00 p. m. — Address to Y. M. C. A. by .
MONDAY, JUNE 7TH.
9:00 a. ra. — Annual Meeting of Board of Trustees.
10:00 a. m. — Graduating Speeches and delivery of Medals.
8:00 p. m. — Alumni Reunion.
TUESDAY, JUNE 8TH.
10:30 a. m. — Alumni Address by Rev. T. M. Bradley.
II :cx} a. m. — Annual Address, .
Conferring of degrees.
Huntley (to companion as they step into elevator at Jones-Kennington's) :
"Say, old pal, pay my fare; / 'm broke!"
James (cautiously taking down receiver of telephone and putting it to his
ear) : "Guess I '11 see who 's talking."
, James (hastily replacing receiver): "Gee! I didn't ring!"
"Professor Swartz is taking Ph.D. work at Chicago."
Ed Green : " I 'd rather have my degree from Sis Hopkins — like Dr. Kern's."
Dr. Kern: "Which is correct, 7 and 5 are 11, or 7 and 5 is 11?"
Rainey (emphatically): "7 and 5 are 11."
This was more than any mirror could stand. — R. B. Sharbrough.
"Here 's to You !"
" I 've met many, liked few.
Loved but one, and here 's to you!" — R. H. Buff.
"He ventures in; let no buzz'd whisper tell;
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m ^ "^T I
My Misunderstanding with Miss Melissa Murdock.
Yes, I am a woman-hater. Once I was enamored of womankind. The story
of my change of heart, though I may attempt desperately to relate it in a light
and humorous way, has an inevitable undercurrent of melancholy.
The event on which as a pivot my affections swung from one extreme to the
other occurred when I was a school-boy of seventeen, at Trolleytown. The
dramatis pcrsonce of my tragedy are Miss Melissa Murdock, the Rev. Jeremiah
Murdock, Mrs. Jeremiah Murdock, Professor Dudley Leslie Turnipseed, and your
As I have just hinted, I was a pupil in the Trolleytown High School at that
time, ^loreover, Professor Dudley Leslie Turnipseed was the First Assistant.
LTnhappily, the relations existing between that gentleman and myself were not
of an entirely harmonious character; this was the case for two reasons: First,
the year previous it had been mv ill fortune to be, in part, under his instruction,
and it had been my ill-concealed opinion that he was a hard and unjust task-
master. Some industrious tale-bearer, gathering some of my most unfavorable
remarks, and perhaps adding a few original statements to give the tale effective-
ness, conveyed the same to the Professor. The result was a heated controversy
between us, almost culminating in a hand-to-hand encounter. However, the
matter was smoothed over for the time, but there existed still a smouldering
mutual dislike. The second and weightier reason is, that he and I both were in
love with Miss Melissa Murdock.
Now, Miss ;\Ielissa was passing fair. She was a tall, slender beauty, with
glorious brown eyes and a most charming smile. vShe was older than I, but I
loved her nevertheless. I dreamed of her by night and thought in loving terms
of her by day. Her home — a comfortable-looking white dwelling — was near the
school building. Stately oaks and glorious magnolias stood like guardian sen-
tinels around, their massive foliage shielding it from summer heat and from the
piercing winter winds alike. Prim boxwood hedges, kept in trim by Melissa her-
self, bordered the picket fence; modest violets, the objects of the same angel's
care, nestled in beds of various mathematical shapes about the yard; and b}' the
flight of steps that led to the porch were clumps of rose-bushes, planted by Me-
lissa's lovely hand. Vividly I recall the time when it was my habit to slip away
at recesses, and sitting underneath those trees, inhaling the delicious odors of the
place, and entranced by my sweetheart's wit and beauty, I whiled away the mo-
ments allotted to me for a book education. Melissa's beautiful face, expressive
of gentle sympathy as I poured forth my complaints against the pusillanimous
Turnipseed, or of sparkling mirth as I told my funny jokes, confronts me in memory
now as then it confronted me in reality.
Something, too, should be said of her father, the Rev. Jeremiah. This gen-
tleman, as I have previously stated, was a Baptist minister. In personal appear-
ance, he was awe-inspiring, though perhaps the relation he sustained to Melissa
had something to do with the feeling he inspired in me. A tall, gaunt, slightly-
humped figure, a keen face set considerably forward on the shoulders, a pair of
small, sharp, black eyes, which peered eagerly and restlessly from two caverns
overhung by bushy eyebrows and separated by a large, slightly hooked nose, and
a mouth indicative of great firmness, were the most striking features of his make-up.
His manner, too, was authoritative. Seemingly conscious of his divine rights as
one of the elect, his words had an authoritative ring and a dogmatic positiveness.
Now, the Rev. Jeremiah was interested in me. Of course, I thought this was
proof positive that my attentions to Melissa were regarded with favor. But he
was also on good terms with the hateful Turnipseed ; this I accounted for, though,
on the ground that, as Turnipseed was his Sunday-school superintendent, it was
the part of policy to maintain such friendly relations. There could certainly be
no politic motive to inspire his interest in me. In an unobtrusive way he sought
my companionship. As he, like several other members of his calling, was fond
of theological disputation, he and I passed many pleasant moments sitting on the
post-office porch or strolling along the shady roads engaged in debating the dif-
ferences in the creeds of our respective denominations. I assumed the role of an
anxious inquirer after truth, and though my usual manner of debate had always
been heated and boisterous, to the Rev. Jeremiah my opinions were faltered in
such an apologetic way as, I think, led him to consider me as doubtful of their
validity, and to regard me as a probable convert to his views. The reverend
gentleman had a "better half," so quiet and shy that few people knew her very
well. I knew, however, that she was a good cook, on the evidence of cakes and
other delicacies which Melissa used to transfer from the kitchen to the parlor when
"Things are going my way," so I thought, and so my chums assured me —
the very natural inference, from the good treatment I was receiving at the hands
of Melissa and her parents. But how suddenly and how completely many of our
fairest hopes are crushed !
It happened, because I overestimated the ability of woman to take a joke.
Melissa had always been particularly fond of my wit; as this was a faculty with
which I supposed myself abundantly gifted and of which I was immoderately
vain, her responsiveness to my witty sallies had always been especially pleasing
to me ; so much so that, in my endeavor to be amusing, I entirely upset my beau-
This was the way of it: We boys planned a swell party to come off shortly
after Commencement. In order that none of the girls might be slighted, we
made a list of names, arranged in alphabetical order, and we boys, beginning in
reverse alphabetical order, checlced off the names of our partners for the occasion.
Much to my satisfaction, it fell to me to escort Miss Melissa. During the rush and
excitement of Commencement week, however, many of us failed to write the cus-
tomary note. Owing to the prominent part which I took in the Commencement
exercises (this was my graduating year), I was unusually laggard. On the last
day of the exercises a chum came to me and said that some of the girls were "mighty
mad because the boys were so slow," and that Melissa was one of the indignant
crowd. Then, struck by an inspiration, I sat down and penned the following note:
"My dearest Mei^issa, — To-morrow night at Mr. Joshua Bang's there will be
a party given in celebration of the passing out of the old and the coming in of the
new. This, of course, means the passing away of school-days and the coming in of
vacation ; also the passing away of old maids and bachelors and the ushering in of
a younger generation of belles and beaux. Will you be so gracious as to honor
me with your company on that occasion?
"Very devotedly yours, John W. Newton."
The reply soon arrived :
"Mr. Newton, — Your note requesting my company to the party to-morrow
night received. The language you use shows that you are undoubtedly under
the influence of intoxicants. No, sir, I will not honor your request! You may
seek company among the 'younger set,' where perhaps there are fewer scruples
against such conduct. (Miss) Melissa Murdock."
I stood amazed. Melissa had misunderstood me. She thought that I meant
to intimate that she was an old maid ! It made me indignant to think that she
could have such an opinion of me, since she knew that my conduct had always
been gentlemanly before. This thought kept me from rushing over at once and
righting matters. I determined to hold myself aloof from her, to treat her with
the coolness of an iceberg.
On the night of the party I was humiliated to see Melissa paying the same
rapt attention to Turnipseed that she once paid to me. In vain I tried to affect
indifference. At the earliest opportunity I stole away and in solitude meditated
in bitterness of spirit over my unhappy condition.
A long lonesome summer dragged slowly by. Melissa's company had not
cheered me, nor had the Rev. Jeremiah sought my company during that time.
Indeed, my reverend friend had been heard to make harsh criticisms concerning
me. But, what was hardest to bear, the Professor was now a regular caller at the
One day I passed Melissa on the street. She smiled sweetly and spoke to me,
for the first time that summer. The same day my chum Jim Powell told me in
confidence that he had good reason to believe that Melissa wanted to make up,
but no amount of questioning could make Jim divulge the secret. My hopes
began to revive. The next day I received a letter; it was in a large square en-
velope; the superscription was Melissa's handwriting. I opened it — another en-
velope! I opened that and pulled out a stiff sheet on which was inscribed the
"Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Murdock request your presence at the marriage of
their daughter, Melissa Mariah, to Professor Dudley Leslie Turnipseed, at their
residence, on the 28th inst., at 8 o'clock p. m."
F. L. A.
Medals Awarded, Commencement, 1908.
Millsaps Declamalioii Medal ■^"- ■'>• Backstiotn
The Oscar Kearney Andrews Medal for Oratory J.W. Cris/er
Carl J. \'on Seutter Medal for Oratory ^Vl^- Murmh
The Galloway-Lamar Debaters' Medal W.P. Moore
The Collcquin Prize for the best Short Story BasU Franklin Witt
The Ck-.rk Essay Medal Bessie Huddleston
The D. A. R. Historical Medal Bertha L. Ricketts
The Oakley Scholarship Prize D. R. Wasson
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Pres. Capital National BanK,
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G. W. SISTRUNK,
The College Boys' Friend,
Will Cash Your Checks,Sell You Cold
J Drinks, Stationery, Etc
COMPLETE LINE OF
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
To the Weil-Dressed Young Men
and Bobashela Readers.
The Quality Shop for Fine
Suits, Fine Hats, Fine Shoes,
Fine Furnishings Our prices
are special Talk to us about
your clothing, etc. ::::::
4^11 EAST CAPITOL ST.
R. M. Hederman
1 . M. Hederman
Corner Pearl and Congress Streets
Estimates on Any Kind of Printing Furnished
PRICES JUST RIGHT
Port Gibson Female College
(70th Session begins Sept. 22, 1909)
Literature, Music, Art, Expression, Commerce,
Health and Morali given special attention.
Artesian water. Hot baths and physical cul-
ture drills free.
Educational Tour to Meui Orleans under
guidance of President and Faculty.
Expense per session, S175.00 for board, laundry,
medical attention, tour, literary tuition.
For Catalogue, address
R.ev. H. G. Hawkins,
Port Gibson, Miss.
CHEAPEST. AND BEST
IN TOWN— THAT'S ALL.
'Phone 256. Cor. W. Capitol and Roach Sts.
REGULAR DINNER, 35c. LUNCH ROOM,
DINING-ROOM for LADIES and
GENTLEMEN. Open All Night.
213 West Capitol St.
Alexander & Alexander,
C. H. ALEXANDER. JAMES ALEXANDER.
Capital National Bank Building,
J. A. SHURLDS.
Will Furnish and Serve You
Cheaper than anybody else.
EAT AT HIS RESTAURANT WHEN
DOWN IN TOWN!
'Phone 201 502 E Capitol St.
We Invite Every Millsaps Student
To Our Store to see Our Spring Showing of ADLER
and EDERHEIMER-STEIN made clothes for Young
Men Every line of Furnishings for Men Complete.
ROELOFS for your head; WALK-OVER for your feet.
The Thompson Brothers Co.
I The Downing-Locke Company |
Millsaps ! Millsaps !
•Rah ! 'Rah'! ! - 'Rah ! ! !
Kuppenheimer and Washington Suits,
Yah! Yah!! Yah!!!
Stacy Adams Shoes, and Stetson Hats too !
•Rah ! 'Rah ! ! 'Rah ! ! !
Downing-Locke Company, you bet !
The Downing-Locke Company
Comer Capitol and Farish Sts., Jackson, Mississippi.