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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, APRIL 19, 1907 



NO. I 



VACATION BASEBALL TRIP 

For the first time this year a new departure 
was tried in the baseball field and a trip was 
arranged for the spring vacation. The trip 
was a decided success both in developing the 
men early and in the number of victories. 
Bowdoin invaded a wholly new territory when 
entering New York and New Jersey, but has 
every reason to feel proud of the showing 
made in that part of the country. 

Fourteen men left Brunswick on Friday, 
March 29, to make the trip. The team went 
first to Fort Andrews at the mouth of Boston 
Harbor. Here the coach, John Irwin, has a 
summer hotel which was opened for the team 
and where the fellows remained until Wednes- 
day. 

It is perhaps peculiarly fitting that a Bow- 
doin team should go to Fort Andrews, named 
after the famous Massachusetts War Gov- 
ernor, and one of the distinguished Bowdoin 
graduates. And certainly the Bowdoin fellows 
on the trip were most handsomely treated by all 
the men of the fort. Every courtesy and kind- 
ness was shown us. We were given the use of 
the baths at the Fort, their baseball diamond 
and most hospitably welcomed wherever we 
went. It was a decided treat to see all the 
inside conditions of army life, to inspect the 
guns, see the drills and just how a modern fort 
is conducted. Every man we met, officers and 
privates, appeared to consider a Bowdoin man 
his especial guest. To Major Davis, Lieuten- 
ants Long, Lomax and Winslow, to Sergeants 
Kearney, Humphries, Corporals Willis, Horn- 
bustle, in fact, to all, we feel much indebted, 
and our only wish is that the members of the 
Fort will believe that we appreciated all that 
was done for us. Every Bowdoin man at the 
Island truly went away with a most high and 
favorable impression of the U. S. Army. 

Bowdoin, 2; Fort Andrews, o. 
The first baseball game of the season was 
played on the afternoon of Saturday, March 
30, with the team from Fort Andrews. The 
game was well played for one so early in the 
season and was encouraging as a starter. 
Sparks pitched for Bowdoin and struck out ten 



men. Smith who pitched for the Fort, was 
found quite a proposition, fanning eleven. 

Innings 

123456 

Bowdoin o o i o i — 2 

Fort Andrews o o o o — o 

Bowdoin, ii; Fort Andrews, 6. 
The second game was played with the sol- 
diers on Monday, Bowdoin again winning, by 
the score of eleven to six. McLaughlin pitched 
for Fort Andrews, and Files for Bowdoin. 
The score by innings : 

Bowdoin 4 o i 3 o 3 — 1 1 

Fort Andrews o o 3 o o 3 — 6 

Brown, 8; Bowdoin, 2. 
Bowdoin met with her only defeat on the 
trip in the game with Brown at Providence on 
April 3. The game was by no means as easy 
as the score would indicate, the Bowdoin team 
losing by costly errors at critical places. 
Sparks pitched a nice game having eight 
strike-outs to his credit. During the first three 
innings neither side scored. When Brown came 
to the bat in the last of the fourth, Budlong 
started off with a single, then a combination of 
unfortunate errors of Hanrahan and Stanwood 
and one single by Elrod gave Brown four runs 
before Bowdoin could steady down. In the 
fifth Brown again scored, by means of four 
errors and two base hits, running in three runs. 
Brown again scored in the sixth. Bowdoin 
secured her two runs in the seventh. An 
error by Jones placed Harris on first, Abbott 
received a pass, and a hit by Bower scored 
two men. Manter, Brown and Hanrahan 
made a pretty double in the eighth. The sum- 
mary : 

Bowdoin. 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbott, l.t 3 I I I I 

Stanwood, 3b 5 o I I I 2 

Bower, ss 4 o i i 4 i 

Files, c.f 4 o I o o 

Hanrahan, ib 4 'i 11 o 3 

Lawrence, c 4 o 9 i I 

Manter, 2b 4 o I i 4 o 

Sparks, p 3 o i o 4 o 

Harris, r.f 3 i o o o o 

34 2 6 24 15 8 



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Brown 

ab r bh po a e 

Dennie, cf 5 i 2 i o o 

Jones, ss 3 o i 4 2 

Paine, c, r.f S I I 3 I 

Tift, p 3 I o I I o 

Elrod, lb 4 o i 10 i i 

Raymond, rf., c 4 I I 8 o 

Dickinson, 2b 5 o i 2 3 o 

Budlong, 3b 4 2 I o 2 o 

Keen, l.t 322000 

Nourse o 

37 8 9 *23 13 3 
*Bo\ver out. Bunt foul on third strike. 

BOWDOIN, 8; FORDHAM, 4. 

On Thursday afternoon, April 4, Bowdoin 
won a decisive victory over Fordham Univer- 
sity at Fordliam Heights, New York. The 
game was exciting throughout. Bowdoin hit 
a fast pace from the first and kept it up 
throughout the game. In the first inning 
Fordham scored two errors. The first man 
up received a pass, and an error by Files put 
two men on bases. A single by Coffin with 
two out scored these two runs. In the first 
of the second Bowdoin scored one run, Files 
reaching first on a pretty hit and was scored 
by an error of Mahoney. Fordham failed to 
score in her part of the inning. In the first 
of the third Bowdoin cinched the game by 
winning in four runs. Abbott led off with a 
base hit, an error by the catcher and another 
at first put Stanwood and Bower on. Abbott 
was now out at the plate on a ground ball, 
and Files reached first, making three men on 
bases. Hanrahan came to the bat and made 
a pretty hit which scored Stanwood and 
Bower. Lawrence sacrificed, which advanced 
Hanrahan a base, and then Files and Hanra- 
han both scored on an error to third. Manter 
got on bases, but Sparks was put out at first 
retiring the side. 

No more scoring was done until in the last 
of the fourth Fordham secured two more 
runs on two errors by Manter. This was all 
the scoring Fordham did. Bowdoin added 
another run in the eighth on a hit by Hanra- 
han followed by a hit by Manter. In the ninth 
Bowdon added two more runs, Harris mak- 
ing a two-base hit and Stanwood and Bower 
each a single. Bowdoin played swift ball 
throughout, making but two errors and hitting 
very hard and safe. Files pitched a fine game, 
having 8 strike-outs to his credit. A consider- 
able crowd of graduates were present at the 
game and showed their enthusiasm by spirited 
cheering throughout. 



Bowdoin. 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbott, l.f 5 I 1 o o 

Stanwood, 3b 5 2 i 2 i o 

Bower, ss 5 i i o o 

Files, p 4 2 I 2 5 o 

Hanrahan, ib 5 2 2 10 o 

Lawrence, c 3 o o 8 i o 

Manter, 2b 4 o i i 3 2 

Sparks, cf 400100 

Harris, r.f 4 i 2 2 o 

39 8 9 27 10 2 

Fordham. 

ab r bh po a e 

Hartman, l.f 420200 

Scheiss, 2b 4 i o i 2 

Maloney, p 4 I o 6 I 

Eagen, r.f 401000 

Cdfifin, ss 3 o I I I o 

Scheiss, 3b 4 o 3 4 o 

McCarthy, ib 4 o I 13 o 4 

Baldwin, cf 4 o o o o 

Gargan, c 4 I o 7 I 2 

35 4 4 27 IS 6 



Bowdoin, 6; Seton Hall College, i. 

On Friday, April 5, Bowdoin travelled over 
to New Jersey and played the final game of 
the trip, winning from the strong Seton Hall 
College team at South Orange. Bowdoin led 
from the start. The team hit remarkably 
hard this day. Scamman pitched the first six 
innings after which he was relieved by 
Sparks. During the first two innings neither 
side scored. Bowdoin scored one in the third 
on a single by Stanwood and Files, three times 
in the fifth on base hits by Stanwood and Han- 
rahan, and a long three-base hit by Files, 
again in the sixth on two two-baggers by 
Manter and Abbott, and again in the seventh 
on a single by Bower. Seton Hall got her 
score in the eighth on a base hit and error. 
Bowdoin had eleven hits in the game for a 
total of fifteen bases. The summary : 

Bowdoin. 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbot, l.t 4 I 2 o o o 

Stanwood, 3b 5 I 2 o 3 o 

G. Bower, ss s I 2 o 2 i 

Files, cf 4 I 2 I o 

Hanrahan, lb 4 o I 9 o 

C. Bower, c 4 o 8 3 o 

Manter, 2b 4 2 7 i 2 

Sparks, rt. p.., 4 i o I o 

Scamman, p 2 i o 2 o 

Harris, r.f I o i o 

37 6 II 27 II 3 



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Seton Hall College. 

AB R BH 

Stafiford, 2b 4 i 2 

Clark, ss 4 i 

Barrett, 3b 4 o 

Mahoney, c 4 2 

Pender, p 4 o o 

Ferry, cf., p 4 o o 

Lynch, ip 4 o 

McCleary, cf 300 

Kearney, r.t I o o 

32 I 5 



THE MARCH QUILL 

A story of the woods, and one of the sea; 
an appreciation of Wordsworth as a teacher, 
and one of Thackeray as a philosopher ; a posy 
of medieval lyrics, and the translations of 
them into modern English; a poem of love, 
and one of imaginative moral suggestion ; 
these, with the Gray Goose Tracks, and the 
comments of the Postman, make up the con- 
tents of the March Quill. 

A Woods Tragedy is the story of a stubborn 
fight, in the waters of Caribou Lake, between 
a cow moose and a hungry bear. It is put into 
the mouth of an old Penobscot trapper, and is 
told in a lively, picturesque style that is inter- 
esting and efifective. The sympathy of the 
reader is sure to be with the moose defending 
her young calf, and so it is worth while to 
record that the result of the fight was a bear- 
skin rug in a Philadelphia home. 

The Message of Wordsworth has been 
heard, at least in substance, in Memorial Hall, 
where it was awarded the Sixty-Eight Prize. 
It is a just and thoughtful statement of the 
teaching of Wordsworth in regard to the con- 
duct of life, and particularly in its application 
to the present conditions of American life. 
The subject is more important than popular, 
and the treatment of it in this brief essay is 
sympathetic and forcible. 

In Thackeray as a Philosopher, the writer 
does little more than hint at the grounds for 
thus classifying Thackeray. Of course, in 
these days when the word 'philosophy' is 
employed with so much looseness, and every 
kind of writer, from Plato to Mr. Dooley, is 



likely to be called a philosopher, it would not 
be difficult to make out a case for Thackeray ; 
but to establish his claim to that designation 
requires a little closer grappling with the 
theme than was, perhaps, possible within the 
limits of this brief article. 

The Men of Gloucester tells, in a form that 
is partly narrative, of the hardships and perils 
of the Gloucester fishermen. It is the work 
of an alert and sympathetic, rather than a viv- 
ifying, imagination ; though there are touches 
of dialect and description that are graphic and 
admirable. 

Medieval Lyrics are presented in the orig- 
inal Latin, and in English translation. The 
first law of rhythmical translation, according 
to Rossetti, is, "Thou shalt not turn a good 
poem into a bad one." The law is not violated 
in the case before us, and, indeed, is hardly 
applicable, because the original poems are not 
good ones. They have a certain interest, but 
it is chiefly historical. The translators, by a , 
judicious use of freedom in translation, have 
made as much as possible out of their material. 
The poem "To — " shows a greater sensi- 
tiveness to emotion, and to certain aspects of 
nature, than to rhythm and cadence. It has 
merits, but they are those of thought rather 
than of form. 

Ad Astra expresses a pleasine conception 
in graceful and musical lines. It is not a new 
idea, that a 'jesting Fool' may have tender and 
deep thoughts; Shakespeare has taught us 
that; but in this little poem the idea is given 
a suitable setting, and a poetic utterance. 

Mozart, Patrick Henry, and the rest of 
them, in Gray Goose Tracks, hit upon rather a 
slender tcfpic for their symnosium, but Dr. 
Johnson makes one remark which justifies his 
reputation for good sense, — "Let us not seek 
to perpetuate an evil custom bv clothing it 
with the maeic name of Tradition." 



EXPENSE AND EARNING BLANKS 

The college asks every man to fill out the 
Expense and Earnings blanks this week and 
hand them in at once. The failure of a few 
men to do this definite service to the college 
will block the whole investigation and delay 
the publication of the report, which should be 
issued and distributed at once. The value of 
this report, if it is based on complete returns, 
is beyond question, and it is a duty of the stu- 
dents to help the college in its compilation. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

HAROLD H. BURTON, igog Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



Associate Editors 



R. A. LEE, 1908 

P. J. NEWMAN, 1909 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 



W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 

T. OTIS, igio 

W. E. ROBINSON, 1910 



NATHAN S. WESTON, igo8 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, igog Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 



Entered at Post-Office at Br 



vick as Second-Cla 



Lewiston Journal Press 



Vol. XXXVII. 



APRIL 19, 1907 



Possibly one of the 
Introductory unfortunate conditions in 
the conduct of yearly insti- 
tutions, such as of necessity is a college period- 
ical, is the fact that each year new men must 
assume the duties of directorship just when 
the older men have had service enougfh to ren- 
der their experience valuable in conducting- a 
paper. Regarding the paper wholly from a 
literary standpoint it would certainly be much 
better if a consistent, regular policy controlled 
it from year to year. But this, of course, is 
obviously impossible ; and when we as the new 
board assume our duties, it is not for us to 
commence by stating plans and ideas for a 
paper which has already had so long an exist- 
ence as the Orient, but rather for us to say 
that it will be our desire to maintain the same 
general lines of policy and to try to reach the 
same plane of excellence which we believe the 
Orient has generally maintained. If this line 
of policy were to be stated as introductory, we 



might simply say as follows, that we hope to 
keep the paper up-to-date in its news depart- 
ment; to increase the alumni department and 
make it really interesting to the graduates ; 
and to advocate editorially for the college 
more emphasis on the scientific courses as 
looking towards strengthening them in every 
direction ; and in the athletic field, widening 
of the outlook and the extension into out-of- 
state fields. In some directions we may fall 
short, in others perhaps succeed, in all we 
trust that we will be regarded with charity and 
that it will be remembered that the college 
paper is handled only by college undergradu- 
ates as an outside duty. 



About one month ago the 
The Bugle faculty rcommended to the 

president of the Sopho- 
more Class that an effort be made to limit the 
1909 Bugle Assessment to five dollars for each 
member of the class, and to limit the total cost 
of the Bugle to $500. This action was taken 
after considerable deliberation and chiefly out 
of regard for the reputation of the college. 

It has admittedly been the policv of each 
board to try to go the preceding board "one 
better," and this series reached its highest 
point in last year's Bugle. No doubt the 1907 
Bugle was the most elaborate Bugle that Bow- 
doin has ever produced, but it cost $1,200, and 
each member of the class was assessed nine 
dollars. And further, there have been sold up 
to date, including the books bought by several 
fraternity chapters for exchanges, but 325 
copies. This means that scarcely enough Bugles 
were sold last year to supply each Bowdoin 
student with one copy, to say nothing of send- 
ing Bugles to friends as a means of advertis- 
ing the college. This was only natural for it 
is hard for any student to buy many "gift 
books" at a dollar each, and it comes especially 
hard on the Junior, who is the most enthusias- 
tic purchaser of his year book, for he has 
already sunk nine dollar in its fortunes. 

One more point. Even when the Bugle does 
get outside of the college, it does not fairly 
represent Bowdoin. For a person seeing an 
up-to-date Bugle first admires it then thinks 
as follows : the book is a fine one, but Bowdoin 
is a small college, and if one class produces 
such a book, assessments must run high at 
Bowdoin. The result is that our Bugles are 
far from fulfilling their obvious purpose of 
favorably advertising the college, for they not 



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only reach an extremely limited number of out- 
siders, but to those they do reach they bear a 
false impression. 

To bring the expense of the Bugle within 
rational limits, which are in accordance with 
the general run of Bowdoin expenses and the 
pocketbooks of Bowdoin students, is perfectly 
possible. For instance, the 1906 Bugle, which 
as usual, was considered one of the very best 
at the time of its production, cost but $900. 
And in the opinion of a former Bugle business 
manager, consulted by the Orient, the $500 
limit suggested by the faculty is very reason- 
able, and the expenses may easily be kept 
within it by a few sane changes of policy, it 
perhaps being possible to radically reduce the 
price of the separate copies. The Orient 
hopes that this matter will receive the thought- 
ful attention of every Bowdoin man, especially 
of the present Sophomore Class, whom it 
directly concerns, and in the meanwhile the 
Orient wishes success to the 1908 board, 
which it is understood has already taken steps 
toward a more conservative policy than that 
followed last year. 



Communication 



To the Editor of the Orient: 

I feel sure that I shall be voicing the sentiment of 
every alumnus who was fortunate enough to be at 
Fordhara Field on Thursday of last week if I thank 
heartily whoever was responsible for that Easter trip 
for the baseball team. It seems to me that it was 
nothing less than an mspiration ; at all events it was 
an inspiration to those of us who have longed (and 
m vain) for ten or twelve years to see a Bowdoin 
team at work. The only thing I can think of that 
would be any better would be to have the opportunity 
come a little later in the season after the various 
teams have struck their gait. If this is impossible, 
however, we shall all be glad of a repetition of this 
season's performance. I am sure also that I am 
not in error in saying that if the game had been on 
Saturday afternoon instead of Thursday and if there 
had been no uncertainty in regard to the date of the 
game, as there was, unfortunately, the number of 
alumni that would have been present would have 
been both a revelation and a happy surprise to the 
team. 

The number of Bowdoin men in New York and 
vicinity is rapidly increasing and it would perhaps 
be well worth while to arrange a game or two a year 
in or near New York if for no other reason than the 
increased interest in the college that such a game 
would awaken among them. It seems to me, how- 
ever, that there is another much stronger reason for 
so doing. There are undoubtedly more boys prepar- 
ing for college in Greater New York and its suburbs 
than in any equivalent area in the country. It is true, 
of course, that many of these boys have their future 



college selected several years before graduation and 
that many others come under strong influence from 
one institution or another, but it is also true, I 
believe, that there are many who are undecided up 
to the very last and even then make a decision 
because of some one thing that seemed especially 
attractive in connection with the college finally 
chosen. I can readily see why Bowdoin College 
should be a myth to a boy in this section who has 
had nobody to inform him in regard to it. I find 
that it is a well-known name to him when used in 
connection with achievement in letters or politics or 
some other field of the world's work, but he does 
not think of it as a place where, in addition to the 
educational side, undergraduates have the same inter- 
est in athletics and kindred matters as pervades the 
colleges with whose customs he is more familiar. 
A baseball game or a football game, played almost 
under his nose, with some college whose athletic 
record he is perhaps following closely, would do 
more than almost anything else to make him familiar 
with the name of Bowdoin. 

A chance to invite one or more boys to see a 
football game or a baseball game between Bowdoin 
and some college in this locality would be a splendid 
supplement to the efforts some of us are already 
making to introduce these same boys to Bowdoin. 
For this reason particularly I sincerely hope that 
the trip this year may serve to establish a precedent 
and, if this prove to be the case, I am confident thqt 
the college will gain much in the years to come. 

Yours very truly, 

George E. Carmichael, '97. 
The Brunswick School, Greenwich, Conn. 
April II, 1907. 



TWO BOWDOIN BOOKS 

The two Bowdoin books, "Bowdoin Verse" 
and "Under the Bowdoin Pines," for copies of 
which a subscription paper has been kept dur- 
ing the winter at the Library desk, are just 
out. They are both edited by J. C. Minot, '96, 
and the whole college should feel grateful to 
him for the time and care which he has put 
into their preparation. He should feel well 
rewarded by the results of his labor for he has 
produced sojnething which every Bowdoin 
man will want and prize as soon as he sees it. 

"Bowdoin Verse" contains a few more than 
one hundred poems selected carefully and 
with good taste from those which have 
appeared during the last fifteen years in the 
undergraduate publications of the college, 
some of the poems being contributed by 
alumni, but most of them having been written 
by students while undergraduates. It has been 
the aim of the editor in selecting the poems, 
not only to consider their merit, but also to 
favor those in which the college or some phase 
of college life was taken as a theme. 

"Under the Bowdoin Pines" is a book of 



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Bowdoin stories compiled from those which 
have appeared in the Bowdoin Quill. The 
book contains nineteen stories of college life 
"under the pines" and three historical articles 
which relate to the Thorndike Oak, Longfel- 
low and Hawthorne. 

The books are very attractively bound, and 
one contains as a frontispiece a picture of a 
path through our pine woods, while the other 
has a new and artistic view of the chapel. 
Only five hundred copies of each volume have 
been printed and as more than three hundred 
copies of each already have been bought by 
the alumni, students desiring copies should 
apply for them immediately at the Library or 
of W. M. Harris, '09. The books cost $1.25 
separately, or $2.00 for both if bought 
together. 



THETA DELTA CHI HOUSE PARTY 

The Eta Charge of the Theta Delta Chi 
Fraternity held its annual house party on the 
Friday before vacation at its chapter house 
on Maine Street. The house was tastefully 
decorated, and the party was a perfect success. 
In the afternoon a reception was held, the 
patronesses being Mrs. William DeWitt Hyde, 
Mrs. Frank E. Woodruff, Mrs. Hartley C. 
Baxter, and Mrs. Frank W. Shorey, and in the 
evening after dinner had been served at the 
house, a program of 23 dances was enjoyed. 

Among those present at the dance were : 
Miss Edith Weatherill, Miss Edith Woodruff, 
Miss Lulu Wood, of Brunswick ; Mrs. Hall of 
Andover; Miss Parker of Smith College; Miss 
Hattie Brazier, of Wellesley ; Miss Helen Dana 
of Smith; Miss Gertrude Soper, of Mt. Hol- 
yoke ; Miss Dasie Hubbard of Brunswick ; 
Miss Dorothy Foss, Miss Marion Proctor, of 
Woodfords; Miss Helen Percy of Auburn; 
Miss Bertha Stetson of Brunswick; Miss 
Gladys Dresser, of Dorchester, Mass. ; Miss 
Anna Percy of Bath ; Miss Sue Winchell of 
Brunswick; Miss Helen Crosby of Bath; Miss 
Mae Despeaux of Brunswick; Miss Hawes of 
Westbrook ; Miss Nellie Hodgdon of Bath ; 
Miss Ruth Little, Miss Margaret Sutherland 
of Brunswick; Miss Nolan of Portland; Miss 
Cecil Houghton, Miss Rachael Little, Miss 
Louise Weatherill of Brunswick. 

The delegates from the other fraternities 
were : Irving L. Rich, from Alpha Delta Phi ; 
Frank L. Bass, from Delta Kappa Epsilon ; 
Seth G. Haley, from Zeta Psi ; Francis R. 
Upton, Jr., from Psi Upsilon ; William S. Lin- 



nell. Beta Theta Phi; Ralph H. Files, from 
Kappa Sigma; Edgar F. Sewall, from Delta 
Upsilon. 

The committee that made the arrangments 
for the party was composed of G. W. Craigie, 
'07; P. R. Shorey, '07; R. L. Kinney, '08; H. 
Atwood, '09, and H. W. Davis, '10. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, APRIL I9 

Holiday — Patriots' Day. 

10 A.M. and 2.30 P.M. Bowdoin plays Portland A. 
A. at Portland. 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

8 P.M. Glee and Mandolin Club concert at 
Kotzschmar Hall, Portland. 

Colby plays U. of M. exhibition game at Waterville. 

Clark-Bates debate at Lewiston. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20 

2.30 P.M. Bowdoin plays Bates exhibition game on 
Whittier Field. 
4-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
9.30 P.M. Reports on Stevenson due in English 4. 

SUNDAY, APRIL 21 

S P.M. Prof. Woodruff speaks in Sunday Chapel. 
Song by quartet and solo by Linnell, '07. 

MONDAY, APRIL 22 

2 P.M. Bowdoin plays Mercersburg Academy on 
Whittier Field. 

3-30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

7.30 P.M. New Hampshire Club meets at D. U. 
House. 

Glee Club quartet, reader, and violinist give enter- 
tainment at Saco. 

Klark-Urlan Co. at Brunswick Town Hall. 

New Meadows Inn opens. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Klark-Urlan Co. at Brunswick Town Hall. 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Bowdoin debates Syracuse at Syracuse. 
Glee Club quartet, reader and violinist give enter- 
tainment at Bangor. 
Klark-Urlan Co. at Brunswick Town Hall. 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25 

2,30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
8.00 P.M. Final Interscholastic Debate in Memo- 
rial Hall. 
Beta Theta Pi House Dance. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 

2.30 P.M. Bowdoin plays Boston College at Bruns- 
wick. 

3.00 P.M. Bowdoin Second plays Edward Little 
High School at Auburn. 

7.30 P.M. Meeting of Aroostook Club. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



College flotes 



Freshman warnings came out, Tuesday. 

Harold E. Marr, '05, was a guest on the campus 
last week. 

Walker, '10, was called to his home in Skowhe- 
gan this week. 

Speake, '07, spent Sunday with Clifford, '10, at his 
home in Lewiston. 

Warren, '10, is at present working on the Boston 
& Maine Railroad. 

A number of students will take part in the Dickens 
Carnival to be held May 2. 

Coach Morrill will be at Whittier Field every 
afternoon from 2.30 to 5.00. 

Seth G. Haley, '07, has been elected principal of 
the North Grammar School at Freeport. 

Fordham College, that Bowdoin recently defeated 
by a score of 8 to 4, has beaten Princeton, 3 to i. 

The Intercollegiate Athletic Meet usually held at 
Mott Haven, this year, will be held at Cambridge. 

The Track Association made between one hundred 
and fifty and two hundred dollars from the Indoor 
Meet. 

Professor Houghton was in New York last week 
to attend the reunion of his Senior Society at Yale, 
Class of 1873. 

The annual reception and dance of the Zeta Psi 
Fraternity will take place on the afternoon and even- 
ing of May 24. 

John Leydon, '07, has resigned his position as 
tenor on the choir of the Central Congregational 
Church at Bath. 

Next Sunday chapel will begin at five o'clock, and 
this will be the regular time for Sunday chapel dur- 
ing the rest of the year. 

The Oxford County Club was pleasantly enter- 
tained last Tuesday evening by Marsh, '09, at the 
Delta Kappa Epsilon House. 

John Leydon, '07, has accepted a position as teacher 
of Mathematics and German at Worcester Academy, 
Worcester, Mass., next year. 

Invitations have been issued by the Beta Sigma 
Chapter of Beta Theta Pi for a reception to be held 
from four to six o'clock on April 26, at their chapter 
house. 

Quinn, one of Harvard's track coaches, has been 
putting in the present week with the Bates track 
team. J. J. O'Donnell of Boston, will coach the 
Bates team this season. 

Phil Clark, '04, who won his B as' a high jumper, 
during the first three years of his college course, and 
later won his H at Harvard, when taking a post- 
graduate course, has been spending the past week 
here coaching the high jumpers. 

The rooms in South Maine which were damaged 
by the fire have been thoroughly repaired and are 
now ready for occupation. Hardwood floors have 
been put in and the rooms are now among the best 
in college. 

The Bowdoin team at Fordham was most loyally 
supported by a Bowdoin contingent although so far 
away from home. Owing to a misunderstanding in 
regard to the day of the game, possibly fewer were 
there than would have been but as it was a goodly 
number of Bowdoin graduates were out to cheer on 
the team in its entrance into these new fields. About 
thirty alumni were present. 



The following is modest notice recently printed by 
the Thornton Academy Periodical : 

Wanted — By the whole school. A new gymnasium 
fully equipped and erected by the Fall of igo8. 

Kimball, '10, has received the appointments as 
alternate to take the examinations for entrance to 
both West Point and Annapolis. In case either of 
the candidates from this district fail to pass the 
examination Kimball will have a chance to try. 

The baseball game which was scheduled with Tufts 
at Brunswick for this week Wednesday, had to be 
cancelled owing to the poor condition of the 
grounds. Special effort is to be made to secure this 
game for a later date, in order that the fellows may 
have a chance to see a game with this college at 
home. 

Last Wednesday evening Bowdoin was well rep- 
resented in cast of the "Elopement of Ellen," which 
was presented in the Town Hall. The play was 
given under the auspices of the Young People's 
Union of the Universalist Church, and was excel- 
lently played. The men on the cast were L. C. Whit- 
more, '04, J. B. Draper, '10, W. S. Linnell, '07, L. H. 
Fo-x, '06. 

Much interest is being felt by the students in a 
Dickens Carnival, for which arrangements are being 
made by a committee of ladies connected with the 
Saturday Club, and which is to be given in the Town 
Hall on the evening of Thursday, May 2. It is to 
be a benefit for the Curtis Memorial Library of 
Brunswick, so beside giving the promise of a good 
time, is the incentive of helping a worthy object. 
This carnival bids fair to be the social event of the 
year, for both the college and the town, and no stu- 
dent will probably fail to be present. 



FACULTY NOTES 

During the vacation Professor Woodruff attended 
the meeting of the New England Classical Associa- 
tion at Andover, Mass. 

On April 5 Professor Robinson attended the meet- 
ing of the New England Section of the Society of 
Chemical Industry and was elected to the executive 
committee. * 

Professor Robinson was recently elected to the edi- 
torial board of the American Journal of Public 
Hygiene which is published in Boston. 

Last Sunday Professor Woodruff preached at the 
West Church in Portland. 

Professor Chapman and Professor Robinson were 
at the meeting of the Bowdoin Club of Boston on 
April 6. 



DEUTSCHER VEREIN 



Last Saturday evening Professor Carr of the Uni- 
versity of Maine spoke to the members of the 
Deutscher Verein at their meeting in Hubbard Hall. 
His subject was "Adolf Pichler," a Tyrolean poet of 
the 19th century. Professor Carr's word-pictures of 
the Alpine scenery were extremely vivid and his 
narration of the plots of Pichler's principal works 
held the closest attention of everyone present. At 
the close of the address refreshments were served 
in the Verein room after which an adjournment was 
taken to the Theta Delta Chi House where a most 
social time was enjoyed. 



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CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ELECTIONS 

Just before the Easter Recess at the last meeting 
of a very successful year, the Association listened to 
the sixth of the series of talks on the Ethics of the 
Profession. It was given by Professor W. T. Foster 
on "Teaching," and was much appreciated. After the 
lecture a business meeting was held at which it was 
voted that a committee be appointed to collect old 
clothes and magazines from the students, and to send 
the collections to Dr. Grenfell on the Labrador 
Coast. The elections for next year were then held 
an.d resulted as follows : 

President — John F. Morrison, '08. 

Vice-President — Richard A. Lee, '08. 

Treasurer — Gardner W. Cole, '09. 

Corresponding Secretary — Harold H. Burton, '09. 

Recording Secretary — Robert D. Morss, '10. 



NEW TRACK CAPTAIN 



Philip R. Shorey, captain of the 'Varsity Track 
Team, felt obliged last week to resign his position, 
and Dwight S. Robinson, '07, was elected by the 
team to take his place. Shorey was offered an excel- 



lent position on one of the Eastern Steamship Com- 
pany's steamers and so has arranged to be absent 
for the spring, although he will be present to grad- 
uate with his class in June. Shorey will run on the 
team this year just the same, and will be in Bruns- 
wick frequently. He has arranged to train while in 
Boston at Cambridge. As he could only be here sel- 
dom, he thought it best not to retain his position as 
captain. D. S. Robinson, the new captain, is a dis- 
tance runner, having won second in the two-mile in 
the Maine Meet in 1904 ; first in the mile and first in 
the two-mile at the Maine Meet, and third in the 
two-mile at the New England Meet in 1905 ; and sec- 
ond in the mile, third in the two-mile at the Maine 
Meet, and third in the two-mile at the New 
England Meet at Brookline in 1906, 



DEBATING NOTES 

The Bowdoin- Syracuse University debate will take 
place at Syracuse, N. Y., on the evening of April 24. 
The question for discussion will be, "Granting the 
willingness of Cuba, the annexation of Cuba to the 
United States would be for the best interest of the 
United States." Bowdoin will uphold the affirmative 
side of the question, and the speakers in order will 
be Messrs. Redmond, Roberts and Hupper. Snow 
has been compelled to withdraw from the debate 
on account of ill health. 

On May 14th Bowdoin will meet Cornell in debate 
in Memorial Hall, Brunswick. The question will be: 
"Resolved, That the solution of the Street Railway 
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The final contest in the Interscholastic Debate will 
be between Lewiston High and Gardiner High and 
will be held in Memorial Hall on the evening of Apr. 
26. The question will be, "Resolved, That Senate 
Bill No. 529 (Ship Subsidy) should become a law." 
The speakers will be as follows : Affirmative, Gardi- 
ner — Messrs. Cobb, Holt, and Berry. Negative — ■ 
Lewiston, Messrs. Keist, Fisher, and Marston. Lin- 
nell, '07, is coaching Lewiston, and Roberts, '07, Gar- 
diner. 

On April 19 Clark College will hold a debate with 
Bates at Lewiston. Bowdoin men will here have' 
a chance to hear Asher of Clark, who was an indi- 
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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, APRIL 26, 1907 



NO. 2 



COLLEGE RALLY 

The fourth annual college rally was held in 
Memorial Hall last Thursday evening and 
proved to be the most successful of the rallies 
yet held at Bowdoin. A large number of Bow- 
doin alumni were present, and these with the 
student body and "prep" men made the gath- 
ering a very enjoyable and enthusiastic one. 

Music was furnished by the Bath band — 
and this with the cheering made the historic 
walls of Old Memorial ring with true Bow- 
doin spirit. Linnell, '07, led the cheering. 

As each man entered the hall he was given 
a very attractive souvenir. This was in the 
form of a button or rather badge four inches 
in diameter on which was a picture of old "Joe 
Boyd" surrounded by the words "Men may 
come and men may go, but Joe stays here for- 
ever." A pamphlet of Bowdoin songs was 
also distributed. The speakers were then 
introduced by Chairman Fulton J. Redman, 
'07, who made an able presiding officer. The 
first speaker introduced was Professor Chap- 
man of the Class of '66. He said among other 
things, that when Bowdoin teams played, the 
whole college was behind them. He spoke of 
the necessity of every man in college trying to 
make the teams — to make them for Bowdoin, 
not the trips ; to make them for the college, 
not for the glory of his fraternity. He also 
added a few words concerning the hard prac- 
tice required before contests, labor never 
known to the public. 

The next speaker was Hon. Herbert M. 
Heath, '76, of Augusta, who gave some remi- 
niscences of his college life. He emphasized 
the fact that Bowdoin is the real college of 
manhood, and that more that is worth learn- 
ing is learned from manhood than from books. 
Then he spoke of Bowdoin State officials, and 
said that our present governor is a Bowdoin 
man with the prospects that the next governor, 
whether republican or democratic, will be a 
Bowdoin man. 

The third speaker was H. W. Jarvis, '91, 
who said that Bowdoin men were to be found 
in every large city in the United States — and 
that these alumni were of very great value to 



the Bowdoin men fresh from commencement, 
for Bowdoin men hang together. 

John Clair Minot, '96, spoke briefly and in a 
humorous vein of the brighter side of college 
life, both undergraduate and alumni. He stated 
that he had prepared a more elaborate speech 
but had philanthropically given it over to be 
delivered by the following speaker, Charles T. 
Hawes of Bangor. 

Mr. Hawes can usually be relied upon to 
talk of Bowdoin matters in a way which rouses 
the enthusiasm of Bowdoin men, and was well 
up to his standard on this occasion. He paid 
eloquent tribute to President Hyde, Doctor 
Whittier, and Coaches McClave and Irwin and 
others who had done and are still doing much 
for the advancement of the college in athletics 
and educational lines. He closed with an 
exhortation to all undergraduates to keep the 
college spirit first in their minds, first over 
class and first over fraternity. 

After a short intermission in which punch 
was served and cheers were given, Chairman 
Redman introduced Judge Seiders, '72, of 
Portland, who said, that of the many things a 
man learns at college none are of more value 
than honesty and robust manhood. His address 
was both eloquent and brilliant. 

Coach Irwin aroused much enthusiasm by 
stating that the prospects for a winning base- 
ball team were excellent — that every player on 
the team knew the game, played the game and 
was "game." 

The next speaker was George E. Fogg, '02, 
who spoke on Bowdoin spirit — and said that 
the inscription on the buttons might well have 
read "men may come, and men may go, but 
Bowdoin spirit remains forever." 

Last came Professor Robinson, who in his \ 
usual interesting and informal manner, told 
many witty stories. Among other things he 
said he had suffered twice for the college — 
once as a Freshman and again when he came 
back to college thirty-three years ago as a 
tutor, a position fully as embarrassing as that 
of a Freshman. He added that one has to 
overcome many things to obtain success in life, 
and that the time to begin is in college. 

The gathering broke up to the good old tune 
of Phi Chi. 



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BASEBALL 

Portland, 8; Bowdoin, 3. 

On Friday, April 19, Patriot's Day, Bow- 
doin played two games with the fast Portland 
Independent Team on the Pine Tree Athletic 
Association Park in Portland. The morning 
game was lost to Portland by the score of 
eight to three. Scammon pitched for Bow- 
doin, and did well up to the sixth inning when 
Portland succeeded in batting out a victory. 
In the afternoon Sparks pitched for Bowdoin 
and Williams for Portland. Portland won 
three to two in a well-played game. The day 
was very cold and ill-suited for ball playing. 
The summaries of the two games: 

Morning Game 
Portland 

ab r bh po a e 

McDonough, lb 3 2 o 12 o 2 

Rawson, 2b 5 2 i 2 4 o 

J. Conroy, cf 3 I I o 

Bernard, 3b 3 o o i 2 2 

Kilfedder, ss 3 2 2 i 3 i 

Bicknell, rf 4 o 3 3 o 

Willard, If 3 i i o 

Edgar, c 4 i i 6 3 i 

Adams, p 4 o i 4 o 

Totals 32 8 9 27 16 6 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbott, If 3 I o I 

Stanwood, 3b 5 o 2 2 3 i 

G. Bower, ss 4 i i i 2 o 

Files, cf 4 1 I 4 i 

Hanrahan, ib 4 7 o i 

C. Bower, c 4 o o 6 3 

Manter, 2b 4 o I 3 2 I 

McDade, rf 4 o i ° ° 

Scamman, p 3 o 2 i 

Harris, p i o o o i o 

Totals 36 3 6 24 14 4 

Earned runs — Portland, 2. Two-base hits — Kil- 
fedder, Bicknell, G. Bower. Stolen bases — Stan- 
wood 2, G. Bower 2, Files 2, Manter. First base on 
called balls — off Adams 2, off Scamman, off Harris. 
Hit by pitched ball — by Scamman, McDonough 2, 
Conroy, Kilfedder. Struck out— by Adams, S; by 
Scamman, 2 ; by Harris, 3. Double plays — G. Bower, 
Manter and Hanrahan; Rawson and McDonough. 
Time — 1.55. Umpire — Tom Kelley. 

Portland, 3; Bowdoin, 2. 

Afternoon Game 

Portland 

ab r bh po a e 

McDonough, ib 4 o i 14 o 

Rawson, 2b 3 i o i 3 

J. Conroy, cf 4 I 1 3 

Bernard, 3b 3 i i 5 i 



Kilfedder, ss 4 o 4 2 o 

Bicknell, rf 4 o 2 I o o 

Willard, If 4 i 2 o o 

Griffin, c 4 o I 3 4 

Williams, p 3 o o o 3 

Totals 33 3 8 27 17 I 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbott, If 4 o o 

Stanwood, 3b 4 i i o 2 I 

G. Bower, ss 4 i i 3 i i 

Files, cf 4 I I 

Hanrahan, lb 4 2 10 I i 

Lawrence, c 3 I 6 o o 

Manter, 2b 3 o o 3 3 i 

Sparks, p 2 2 

McDade, rf 2 i i o 

Totals 30 2 7 24 9 4 

Earned runs — Portland ; Bowdoin, 2. Two-base 
hits, Conroy, G. Bower, Files. Stolen bases — 
McDonough, Bernard, Griffin. Sacrifice hits — Man- 
ter, McDade. First base on called balls — off Wil- 
liams, 2 ; of? Sparks. Hit by pitched ball — by 
Sparks, Rawson. Struck out — by Williams, 3 ; by 
Sparks, 4. Double plays — Manter and Hanrahan ; 
G. Bower, Manter and Hanrahan. Time — 1.25. 
Umpire — Tom Kelley. 

Bates, 5 ; Bowdoin, 3. 

In a loosely played game on a cold and 
windy day, Bowdoin lost its opening home 
game in an exhibition contest with Bates on 
April 20. Both teams played raggedly at times, 
although the unseasonableness of the weather 
accounts for this to some extent. Bates 
scored two runs in the first inning. A base on 
balls put Bridges on first, he stole second and 
third and scored on Stone's hit. Stone scored 
on a hit by Bowman. Johnson flied out, and 
Bowman was caught by Files to Manter. Jor- 
dan struck out. No scoring was done in the 
second inning, but in the third Bates scored 
twice on two passed balls. In the second half 
of the third Bowdoin scored two runs on an 
error by Bowman, a pass to Bower, and a 
pretty sacrifice by Files followed by a hit by 
Lawrence. Bates scored again in the eighth 
and Bowdoin in the ninth. Bates's elastic eli- 
gibility rules permitted Stone to catch for the 
Bates team, he proving one of the mainstays 
of the visiting tea'm. 

Bates 

ab r bh po a e 

Bridges, cf 4 i o i 

Johnson, If 5 o 2 o 

Stone, c 4 2 2 6 i o 

Bowman, ib 3 I 2 II 2 

Wight, rf 4 I o o I o 

Jordan, 3b 4 o o o 3 



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Cobb, ss 3 o o 3 3 i 

Cole, 2b 4 o 4 I 1 

Harriman, p 3 o o o 4 o 

Totals 34 S 4 27 I3 4 

BOWDOIN 

AB R BH PC A E 

Abbott, If 5 o I 2 o 

Stanwood, 3b 3 i o i 2 o 

Bower, ss 3 I o i o I 

Files, p 3 o o 3 2 

Hanrahan, lb 4 o 8 o i 

Lawrence, c 4 o i 8 i o 

Sparks, cf • ■• 3 o I o o 

Manter, 2b 3 i o S 2 

McDade, rf 4 o i o o 

Totals 32 3 2 27 8 4 

Bates 2 o 2 o o o i — 5 

Bowdoin o o 2 o i — 3 

Earned runs — Bates i. Stolen bases — Bridges 2, 
Wight 2, Stone, Abbott 2, Stanwood, Manter. Sac- 
rifice hit — Files. First base on balls — off Harriman 
5, off Files 2. Hit by pitched ball — by Files, Cobb. 
Struck out — by Harriman 2, by Files 7. Passed 
balls — by Lawrence 2. Time — 1.47. Umpire — Kerri- 
gan of Lewiston. 



Bowdoin, 3; Mercersburg, 3. 

In a well-played game on Monday after- 
noon the Bowdoin and Mercersburg Academy 
team played eleven innings to a tie. The 
Academy team had to leave on the 5.10 train, 
so it was impossible to complete the game. 
Both teams started in rather raggedly, but the 
last part of the game was as pretty an exhibi- 
tion of well-played ball on both sides as could 
be wished. Sparks pitched for Bowdoin and 
proved quite effective, striking out eight men. 
The Mercersburg team played snappy baseball 
from the start to the finish of the game. Each 
team scored one in the first inning. Bowdoin 
added another in the last of the scond, in the 
added another in the last of the second, in the 
Bowdoin made her third run in the fifth and 
Mercersburg tied the score in the eighth. 

The summary : 

Bowdoin 
ab r ib sh po e 

Bower, ss 6 i o o i 3 i 

McDade, If 5 i 2 o 3 i o 

Files, cf 5 2 o I o 

Hanrahan, lb 5 o i 12 o i 

Lawrence, c 4 i o 11 s 5 

Manter, 2b 5 o o i 2 i 

Sparks, p 5 o I I l 4 2 

Harris, rf s o i I o o 

Totals .... 45 3 6 4 33 I3 4 



Mercersburg 

ab r ib sh po e 

Bubb, lb 3 3 2 19 I 2 

Aldendifer, 2b S o o I I 9 o 

Boyd, cf S I 2 o 

Shultz, rf S o I o 2 

Marlin, ss S o i o 3 2 

Wilkinson, p 5 o o i o 5 o 

Steward, If 3 o o o o o 

Bowman, 3b 4 o o o 2 i 

Williams, c 2 o 8 o I 

Totals .... 37 3 S 2 33 17 6 
Base on balls — by Sparks S, by Wilkinson i. 
Struck out — by Wilkinson, Manter 2, Lawrence, 
Files; by Sparks, Boyd, Marlin 2, Wilkinson, Stew- 
ard, Bowman 2, Williams. Two-base hit — Marlin. 
Hit by pitched ball — Budd. Time — 2.05. Umpire — 
Carrigan. 

Mercersburg... loiooooioo — 3 
Bowdoin I looiooooo o — 3 



A NEW GERMAN COURSE 

A new course, to be known as German 9 
and 10, will be inaugurated next year. It will 
be a course in the German drama of the nine- 
teenth century and will consist of very careful 
study of the modern movements in dramatic 
literature. The class will begin with several 
plays of Ibsen and a brief study of his life. 
They will also read at least one of Tolstoi's 
novels and some of the works of Zola and 
Maeterlink. With this as a background, the 
class will begin to read the more important 
dramatic works of the latest period, such as 
selections from Hauptmann, Sudermann, 
Byerlien, Hoffmansthal, Fulda, and others. 

All the German works will be read in the 
original language and a part of the require- 
ment will be to study the dramatic structure of 
each play taken up. This course will be lim- 
ited to those who have had at least two years 
of German in college and only in very excep- 
tional cases will work done in preparatory 
school be accepted. 

The lectures in German, which have been 
given in past years, will be omitted and in 
their place the class will use Kluge's 
"Geschichte der Deutschen Literatin." Side by 
side with this they will study the political his- 
tory of Germany from a text-book which has 
not yet been fully decided upon. The sub- 
ject matter studied in literature will be illus- 
trated by readings from Thomas' "German 
Anthology." The course will be conducted 
entirely in the German language. 



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Vol. XXXVIl. 



APRIL 26, 1907 



An arrangement has been 
Alumni News made by the Orient 
Board in regard to the 
matter of alumni news, which it is confidently 
hoped will satisfy and be advantageous for all 
parties concerned — the alumni, the college, the 
students, and the board. The arrangement has 
been brought about by the kind offer made of 
his services by the Secretary of the General 
Alumni Association. 

The plan is to turn over all the editing of 
alumni notes and obituaries to the Secretary of 
the Alumni Association, who will fill one page 
of each issue with matters of interest to the 
alumni. For instance, this week there is pub- 
lished a list of all the secretaries of the gradu- 
ate classes and from now on as long as the 
arrangement holds there will appear some 
of the usual alumni notes, which will be con- 
fined in each issue chiefly to one or two of the 
graduate classes. 

The Alumni Association is led to undertake 
this work by the feeling that the bond between 



our alumni and the college could be much 
strengthened with benefit to both parties. And 
it is with this especially in view that the notes 
are to be grouped in each issue under one or 
two classes, for the college has appropriated 
money to purchase and to send copies of the 
Orient to the alumni who are not already 
subscribers, but who are members of the class 
directly concerned with the alumni notes in 
that particular issue. 

The Orient is glad to have this opportunity 
to make the paper what it should be to the 
alumni, but it does not want the alumni to feel 
themselves limited to the alumni page. That 
page is merely for the alumni notes, and the 
Orient columns are open to all graduate com- 
munications, the more the better, — and remem- 
ber, we need a college band. 



Athletics 



Bowdoin has just had her 
fourth annual athletic rally 
and the occasion was a 
great success. Now is the time to show that 
the rally did us good. Bowdoin cannot live 
forever on her past reputation. She must be 
doing something in the present. We must 
show a spirit that brings us, one and all, to 
every game, and keeps us there fighting to the 
finish. The old victories were not easy ones, 
and we must win to-day whether the odds on 
us are great or small. The baseball team is 
working hard and the student body is turning 
out well to support it. We must keep this up, 
and there is another thing that needs our at- 
tention and help. 

Two years ago there were more than a hun- 
dred men doing track work, now there are 
seventy. If we are to turn out a team that 
can win the Maine Aleet as it was won two 
years ago, there must be more material from 
which to pick. No man can tell whether or 
not he is fitted for some form of track athlet- 
ics unless he goes to the field to make a try 
and the variety of events is so great that there 
is a chance for everyone. Besides this, in the 
winning of the meet the seconds and thirds, 
which cannot be foreseen, are always very 
important. Any form of track athletics offers 
healthy exercise in the open air and there is 
no reason why twice as many men as there are 
out at present, should not be on the field every 
day. It may take one, two, three, or even four 
years for a man to develop himself into a 
point winner — many will remember as an 
example that point that "Blossom" Schofield 



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won last spring in the last event of the Maine 
Meet of his Senior year, after he tried to gain 
that honor during each year of his college 
course. Bowdoin needs every athlete of every 
calibre, and as another college paper puts it 
"no athlete was ever made by absent treat- 
ment,"— and remember we need a college 
band. 

WILLIAM J. BRYAN TO SPEAK HERE 

On Monday morning at 10.20, Hon. Wil- 
liam J. Bryan, the well-known Democratic 
candidate for United States President, will 
speak to the students of Bowdoin in Memorial 
Hall. He will leave Portland on the 8.15 elec- 
tric, reach Brunswick at 10.15, be received by 
Professor Robinson and Professor A. Johnson 
on behalf of the President and Faculty, and 
taken immediately to Memorial Hall. There 
he will be introduced by Prof. Robinson, and 
will speak to the students. Mr. Bryan will have 
to leave again for Portland on the 11.20. In 
Portland he will be tendered a reception in 
the afternoon, and in the evening will attend 
a banquet, where he will make a short speech 
on the "Political Issues." Later in the even- 
ing, at eight o'clock, he will speak in the Audi- 
torium on the "Average Man." Tickets for 
seats in the auditorium may be bought for 35 
and 50 cents. 

Mr. Bryan is on a two weeks' trip through 
the East, and on this trip he is to be heard by 
three colleges, Dartmouth, Bowdoin, and 
Colby. It is needless to say that the whole col- 
lege will greet him at Memorial Hall. 



THE DICKENS CARNIVAL 

On May 3 the ladies of Brunswick will pre- 
sent a "Dickens Carnival" in the Town Hall, 
in which a large number of college men will 
take part. The scheme is to have every one of 
Dickens' characters appear on the stage in 
groups representing the book in which they 
are found. After the appearance of all the 
Dickens characters a social dance will be held. 

The idea of a Dickens Carnival is not an 
entirely new one in Brunswick, since it was 
tried here about fifteen years ago, and 
was one of the most successful entertainments 
that has ever been given in the town. The 
profits of the carnival will go to the Bruns- 
wick Public Library. Besides the entertain- 
ment and dance there will be three booths 
where ice cream, candy and fancy arti- 



cles will be on sale. The booths will be made 
to represent The Maypole Inn from "Barnaby 
Rudge," the "Old Curiosity Shop," and Bof- 
fin's Bower from "Our Mutual Friend." 

A dress reeharsal is to be held in the Town 
Hall on Thursday evening, May 2. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

7.30 P.M. Final Interscholastic Debate between 
Lewiston High School and Gardiner High School 
in Memorial Hall. 

7.30 P.M. Meeting of Hebron Club. 

Beta Theta Pi House Party. 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 

2.30 P.M. Bowdoin plays Boston College on Whit- 
tier Field. 

Second team plays E. L. H. S. at Auburn. 

4-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

6.30 P.M. Aroostook Club meets at New Mead- 
ows Inn. 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28 

5 P.M. Prof. Chapman speaks in chapel. 

MONDAY, APRIL 2g 

10.20 A.M. Hon. William J. Bryan speaks in 
Memorial Hall. 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

4 P.M. D. K. E. Fraternity plays the Medical 
School in baseball on Delta. 

8 P.M. Glee and Mandolin Club Concert at Memo- 
rial Hall. Admission, 35 cents. 

TUESDAY, APRIL 30 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
6.30 P.M. Cercle Francais meets at New Meadows 
Inn. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY I 

Bowdoin plays Dartmouth at Hanover. 

Second team plays Bates second on Whittier Field. 

3.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

THURSDAY, MAY 2 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
6.30 P.M. Deutscher Verein meets at New Mead- 
ows Inn. 
Reading of "Lorna Doone" in Eng. 2. 
Rehearsal for Dickens Carnival at Town Hall. 

FRIDAY, MAY 3 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
8 P.M. Dickens Carnival at Town Hall. 

SATURDAY, MAY 4 

Bowdoin plays Bates championship game on Whit- 
tier Field. 

Second team plays Leavitt Institute. 
Reports on Holmes, due in English IV. 



ALUMNI NOTES 

By the kindness of the editorial board, the 
Secretary of the General Association of the 
Alumni is to supply each issue of the Orient 
with a page of items respecting Bowdoin 
graduates. Of these none are more efficient 



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and faithful friends of the college than the 
class secretaries. No apology, therefore, is 
needed for printing their post office addresses. 
Every one of them welcomes a letter of news 
from an individual classmate and will share 
it with others. The names of a few nominees 
are included in the list where the compiler 
understands that either a vacancy exists or 
that no class secretary has been chosen. 

'46 Prof. Joseph C. Pickard 

304 South Fifth Ave., Maywood, 111. 
'47 Rev. Edwin Leonard 

Melrose Highlands, Mass. 
'48 Prof. Jotham B. Sewall, S.T.D. 

1501 Beacon St., Brookline, Mass. 
'50 Prof. John S. Sewall, D.D. 

Bangor, Maine. 
'si Rev. George A. Pollard 

333 Terrace Ave., Grand Rapids, Mich. 
'52 Rev. John W. Chickering 

The Partner, Washington, D. C. 
'53 John L. Crosbj', A.M. 

Bangor, Maine. 
'54 Franklin A. Wilson, LL.D. 

Bangor, Maine. 
'SS Rev. Flavius V. Norcross 

Newcastle, Maine. 
'56 George A. Wheeler, M.D. 

I02 Concord St., Woodfords, Maine. 
'57 Hampden Fairfield, Esq. 

Saco, Maine. 
'58 Horace M. Jordan, Esq. 

Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. 
'59 Rev. William G. Nowell, A.M. 

117 Falmouth St., Roxbury, Mass. 
'60 Augustine Jones, Esq. 

Ill Lincoln St., Newton Highlands, Mass. 
'61 Edward Stanwood, Litt.D. 

76 High St., Brookline, Mass. 
'62 Captain Howard L. Prince 

U. S. Patent Office, Washington, D. C. 
'63 Cyrus B. Varney, A.M. 

17 Waverly St., Portland, Me. 
'64 Rev. William H. Pierson, A.M. 

29 Central St., Somerville, Mass. 
'65 Joseph E. Moore, Esq. 

Thomaston, Me. 
'66 Dr. Frederic H. Gerrish, LL.D. 

675 Congress St., Portland, Me. 
'67 Winfield S. Hutchinson, Esq. 

125 Milk St., Boston, Mass. 
'68 John A. Hinkley, Esq. 

Gorham, Me. 
'69 Thomas H. Eaton, Esq. 

70 Thomas St., Portland, Me. 
'70 Hon. DeAlva S. Alexander 

31 North St., Buffalo, N. Y. 
'71 Rev. Everett S. Stackpole, D.D. 

Bradford, Mass. 
'72 George M. Whitaker, Esq. 

1404 Harvard St., N. W. Washington, D. C. 
'7Z David W. Snow, Esq. 

120 Exchange St., Portland, Me. 
'74 Rev. Charles J. Palmer 

Lanesboro, Mass. 
'75 Myles Standish, M.D. 

6 St. James Ave., Boston, Mass. 



'76 Arthur T. Parker, Esq. 

I Cedar St., Bath, Me. 
77 John E. Chapman, Esq. 

31 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, Mass. 
'78 Prof. George C. Purington 

Farmington, Me. 
'79 Holmes B. Fifield, Esq. 

Conway, New Hampshire. 
'80 Albert H. Holmes, Esq. 

Brunswick, Me. 
81 Henry S. Payson, Esq. 

16 Gray St., Portland, Me. 
'82 Prof. William A. Moody, A.M. 

Brunswick, Me. 
'83 Herbert E. Cole, A.M. 

979 Middle St., Bath, Me. 
84 Charles E. Adams, M.D. 

29 West Broadway, Bangor, Me. 
'8s Eben W. Freeman, Esq. 

396 Congress St., Portland, Me. 

86 Walter V. Wentworth, Esq. 

, Great Works, Me. 

87 Clarence B. Burleigh, Esq. 

Augusta, Me. 
'88 Horatio S. Card, M.D. 

676 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. 
'89 William M. Emery, A.M. 

Box 397, Fall River, Mass. 

90 Prof. Wilmot B. Mitchell 

^ 6 College St., Brunswick, Me. 

91 Henry S. Chapman, Esq. 

12 Wildwood St., Winchester, Mass. 
'92 John C. Hull, Esq. 

^ Leominster, Mass. 

93 Harry C. Fabyan, Esq. 

Room 308, 31 Milk St., Boston, Mass. 
'94 Charles A. Flagg, A.M. 

Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. 
'95 Louis C. Hatch, Ph.D. 

18 North High St., Bangor, Me. 
'96 John Clair Minot, Esq. 

Augusta, Me. 
'97 James E. Rhodes, 2d, Esq. 

83 Buckingham St., Hartford, Conn. 
'98 Mr. Clarence W. Proctor 

North Windham, Me. 
'99 Drew B. Hall, B.L.S. 

Fairhaven, Mass. 
'00 Mr. Joseph C. Pearson, A.M. 

122 The Ontario, Washington, D. C. 
'01 Mr. Walter L. Sanborn 

244 Washington St., Boston, Mass 
'02 Mr. Ralph P. Bodwell 

Brunswick, Me. 
'03 Mr. Donald E. McCormick 

S7 Lincoln St., South Framingham, Mass. 
'04 Mr. Eugene P. D. Hathaway 

Bethesda, Maryland. 
'OS Mr. Stanley P. Chase 

155^ Shepard St., Cambridge, Mass. 
'06 Mr. Louis F. Fox 

College Library, Brunswick, Me. 



DELTA UPSILON HOUSE PARTY 

The Bowdoin Chapter of Delta Upsilon will hold 
a reception and dance on the afternoon and evening 
of- May 10. The committee in charge of the party 
will be R. E. Sawyer, '07, P. G. Bishop, '09, and T. 
C. Cummins, '10. 



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tENNIS 

Manager Morrison of the Tennis Team 
announces that, as soon as the courts are in 
condition, there will be a tournament for the 
selection of a captain. He wants as many men 
as possible out for the tournament. The four 
best will then play a round robin series, the 
winner of which will be captain of the team 
this year. There will also be an Interschol- 
astic Tournament, open to all Maine prepara- 
tory schools, on May 14, 15, and 16. The 
'varsity schedule will be announced later. 



Communication 



To the Editor of the Orient: 

Will you permit me through the medium of your 
columns to say a few words to the undergraduate 
body expressive of a feeling which is, I think, uni- 
versal among the alumni of the College, that is, a 
feeling of satisfaction that an athletic team repre- 
senting Bowdoin has this year been brave enough to 
venture out of the usual routine and to undertake an 
invasion of New York State. The value of such a 
trip as that recently taken by the baseball team, in 
widening the athletic reputation of the College, can 
hardly be estimated. The local contests, in which 
local conditions in Maine oblige our teams to 
engage, are, of course, very important ; but in order 
for Bowdoin to hold its proper place in athletics 
among the Colleges of New England our teams 
must be seen more frequently outside the local 
circles. 

The writer is one of a large number who believe 
that the policy of those in charge of Bowdoin ath- 
letics should look toward fewer contests with the 
Maine Colleges and more with the other small col- 
leges of New England. Much has been said on this 
topic and I hope the movement in the direction 
named has been taken up in earnest. So successful 
a baseball trip as the recent one, when our represen- 
tatives defeated the teams of two colleges noto- 
riously strong in athletics in this vicinity, should 
certainly serve as a precedent for future managers 
to follow. 

Last fall for the first time in many years our 
football team played Wesleyan at Middletown. Are 
we to play the Wesleyan team in the fall of 1907? 
Believe me, every alumnus hopes that such a game 
is being arranged and all the friends of the college 
are watching expectantly for the announcement of a 
definite arrangement to that effect. It is certainly 
true that a contest in football, baseball, tennis, or 
track athletics, with Dartmouth, Amherst, Williams 
or Wesleyan, will do more to determine Bowdoin's 
true athletic standing among the colleges than all 
the contests in which we engage in Maine in an 
entire season. 

Let the good work go on. 

Yours very truly. 

Alumnus 

New York City, April 13, 1907. 



College Botes 

Hon. Wm. J. Bryan to speak here Monday 

R. A. Hall, '05. was in town Friday. 

"Don" Bradstreet was a visitor on the campus 
Tuesday. 

Weeks, '10, and Walker, '10, were in Boston on 
business last week. 

The work of fi-King up the various fraternity 
courts has started. 

Wandtke, '10, was called home last week by the 
illness of his brother. 

Next Monday the clubs give a concert in Bruns- 
wick at Memorial Hall. 

E. H. Allen of Shirley, Mass. was the guest of E. 
H. MacMichael this week. 

John Wadleigh of Augusta was the guest of 
Ralph Smith, '10, last week. 

Cunningham, '04, who is now in Harvard Law, 
was on the campus this week. 

Foster, '05, Bartlett, '06, P. F. Chapman, '06, and 
Childs, '06, were here Saturday. 

In English 2 the outside reading of "Lorna 
Doone" will be due Thursday, May 2. 

On April 10, Edward S. Bagley, '08, was married 
to Miss Louise Houghton of Woodfords. 

What will be the best athletic field in the country 
is to be built by Cornell alumni at a cost of $350,000. 

Phil Clark, '04, who has been coaching the high 
jumpers the past week has returned to Harvard 
Law. 

A. W. Merrill, '08, who has been away from col- 
lege for nearly a month, has decided to give up his 
college course. 

Professor Hutchins took his Physics 2 class to 
the Brunswick Power house Monday for the study 
of the dynamo. 

Ashworth, '10, who has been off the coast on a 
fishing vessel for the last few weeks, returned to 
college, Monday. 

James A. Templeton of Dean Academy was the 
guest of M. H. Cooper, '09, at the Delta Upsilon 
House this week. 

Wisconsin has over 500 candidates for the track 
team, owing to the faculty giving credit for all 
branches of athletics. 

"King" Michael J. Madden sprung a cake on 
Fisk, '09, and Crowley, '08, in Room 4, South Win- 
throp, Thursday evening. 

A. L. Laferriere, '01, spent Sunday at the college. 
He is employed as a lumber buyer in the office of a 
sulphite mill in Berlin, N. H. 

The eighth annual chess tournament between 
Brown, Cornell and University of Pennsylvania 
resulted in a tie between Brown and the Quakers. 

Last Friday evening Bates College won from 
Clark University in debate. The question was 
Resolved : "That it is for the interest of the United 
States to establish a general system of shipping 
subsidies," and Bates had the affirmative. 



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Robert Hale, '10, has returned to college after 
spending several weeks at home in New York where 
he attended the banquet of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. 

The Yale University Dramatic Association has 
formulated plans for the building of a theatre with 
a seating capacity of about 1200. The cost is esti- 
mated at $75,000. 

The engagement has been announced of H. E. 
Wilson, '07, to Miss Marion H. Toppan of New- 
buryport, Mass. The marriage has been arranged 
for early ne.xt fall. 

The faculty got their tennis court into condition 
last Tuesday, after considerable labor had been 
expended on it by the younger members engineering 
the stone roller across it. 

Since the beginning of this term there has been no 
hot water in the gymnasium and the fellows have 
had to use the cold, which is rather uncomfortable 
at this season. 

Michigan has the largest law school in the coun- 
try; Pennsylvania, the largest medical school; Cor- 
nell, the largest technical school; and Harvard the 
largest academic school. 

Bingham, '05, who for the last year and a half has 
been in the London office of the International Bank- 
ing-Corporation, is now in this country on his way 
to a new situation under that company in Yoko- 
hama. 

A week ago Tuesday night there was a small fire 
in South Maine in the same room where the other 
fire started. A couch belonging to H. F. Hinkley, 
'09, caught fire, but it was thrown outdoors before 
any damage was done to the building. 



C. W. Snow, '07, has been obliged to leave college 
on account of ill health. He has gone to Monhegan 
Island where he will recuperate a little before 
returning to his work. 

Last Friday evening the musical clubs gave a con- 
cert in Portland at Kotzschmar Hall. The concert 
was under the auspices of the Alpha Phi fraternity 
of the Portland High School. 

The privilege of voting in the municipal elections 
has been extended to all the students at the Univer- 
sity of Chicago, and the co-eds of that institution 
formed a prominent part in the recent campaign. 

The University of Minnesota students are petition- 
ing the faculty to compel the "co-eds" to attend lec- 
tures without hats, which have caused much trouble, 
as they prevent students from seeing the lecturer. 

Alpha Delta Phi played the Alpha Sigma frater- 
nity of Brunswick High school on the Dplta last 
Thursday afternoon, winning by a score of II to 6. 
Chandler and McLaughlin were in the box for the 
A. Ds. 

The Esperanto Club which has been formed at 
Chicago University, and now includes seventy mem- 
bers, will produce within a few weeks a play in 
Esperanto. This will be the first production of the 
kind to be attempted in America. 

Arrangements have been made by Coach Morrill 
to have a friend of his, F. J. W. Ford, Harvard 
Law, '06, to come here May I and help coach the 
broad-jumpers and sprinters. Mr. Ford has a rec- 
ord in the broad jumps of 22 feet 11 inches, and 
last spring won a place in the dashes, at the Eastern 
Intercollegiate championship meet. 



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Theta Delta Chi played Delta Kappa Epsilon in 
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CLASS OF 1870 
Congressman Alexander, '70, recently spent two 
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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 3, 1907 



NO. 3 



MR. BRYAN'S ADDRESS 

Bowdoin men enjoved a rare treat, Monday 
morning, when Hon. William J. Bryan, the 
great Democratic leader, addressed them in 
Memorial Hall. Although brief, Mr. Bryan's 
speech was a masterpiece and made a deep 
impression upon the students and others who 
composed his large audience. 

Mr. Bryan, upon his arrival, was escorted 
to the hall by Professors Allen Johnson and 
F. C. Robinson. Professor Robinson presented 
the speaker, referring to his relations to this 
college first as a friend and secondly as a ben- 
efactor, Mr. Bryan being instrumental in 
securing to Bowdoin the Philo Sherman Ben- 
nett prize fund. 

Mr. Bryan touched upon three subjects, pub- 
lic speaking, ambition, and faith. He held that 
an orator is made rather by contact with great 
events rather than by any inborn talent. The 
orator should impress upon the audience his 
subject rather than his personality. Eloquence 
he considered to be composed of intimate 
information on, and enthusiasm for, the sub- 
ject in hand. Clearness and brevity of state- 
ment were the best services one could render 
to the cause of truth. 

In regard to ambition, the second topic of 
his speech, Mr. Bryan held that ambition is 
especially commendable in a young man, but 
only so long as he has a laudable controlling 
purpose. He spoke, with deep feeling, in favor 
of universal education, arguing that civiliza- 
tion can only reach its highest point when the 
greatest number are perfectly developed both 
in mind and heart. But selfish ambition he 
believed to be unworthy and ineffective, since 
only by unselfish service can a man become 
great. 

Faith he believed to be a very important ele- 
ment in success. First, faith in oneself ; not 
egotism or vanity, but the higher confidence 
which enables one to undertake great works. 
Secondly, faith in one's fellow-man, for, at 
bottom, the human heart is a true democracy 
and great deeds cannot be achieved without 
identifying oneself with this democracy. But 
without faith in God these other two go for 
little. There is a wide gulf between the man 



who does what is right because other men are 
watching him and the man who does what 
is right from a sense of duty to an omnipotent 
and personal God. He who has faith in such 
a God fights a winning fight and his oppo- 
nents, lacking this faith, must be put to rout. 

Owing to the close train connection the 
students did not have time to assemble for a 
demonstration at the station after the speech. 
Without exception, however, the students were 
both pleased and gratified by Mr. Bryan's visit 
and would gladly have listened to a far longer 
address. 

The gentlemen who were on the platform 
with Mr. Bryan were Hon. George Fred Wil- 
liams, member of Congress 1891-3, and Demo- 
cratic candidate for Governor of Massachu- 
setts, 1895, 1896, 1897, and Sherifif Pennell of 
Cumberland County. Mr. Bryan was accom- 
panied on his trip by Col. A. C. Drinkwater of 
Boston, and Mr. Alexander Troup of Con- 
necticut. 



THE SYRACUSE DEBATE \ 

The annual debate between Bowdoin and 
Syracuse was held in Crouse Hall, Syracuse, 
Wednesday, April 24. Mr. Hancock presided. 
The question for debate was, "Resolved, That, 
granting the willingness of Cuba, the annexa- 
tion of Cuba to the United States would be for 
the interests of the United States." Bowdoin 
had the affirmative, Syracuse, the negative. 

The first speaker for the affirmative was 
Redman, who said that the keynote of the 
present situation in Cuba is uncertainty and 
that annexation to the United States will sup- 
ply stability in place of this uncertainty. He 
quoted the examples of Flawaii, the Philip- 
pines and Porto Rico and the testimony of 
men in the Department of Commerce and 
Labor and the Bureau of Statistics to show 
that under annexation and the consequent sta- 
bility a highly developed Cuba would ensue, 
which would import from the United States 
$200,000,000 worth of products annually. He 
concluded with the statement that we have to 
sell what Cuba needs to buy. 

The first speaker for the negative was Ell- 
wood, who in a very eloquent manner, tried to 



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show that the United States would be violating 
her sacred honor by annexing Cuba on account 
of her four previous promises not to do so. He 
closed by expressing the hope that the brilliant 
page in our national history caused by our 
freeing Cuba from Spain would never be 
blotted by her annexation to the United States. 

The second speaker for the affirmative, Rob- 
erts, beean by indicating that the four promises 
referred to were not promises but were expres- 
sions of intention and that, under the question, 
Cuba is willing, a sufficient change is made in 
the circumstances to permit a change in our in- 
tentions without its being a question of honor. 
He continued the economic argument by show- 
ing how this two hundred million dollar 
increase in our exports would favorably affect 
some of our fundamental industries, such as 
the iron and steel, the cotton, the flour and 
meat, and the shipping industries. 

Flouton, the second speaker on the negative, 
argued that the Cubans were unfit, socially, to 
become United Stattes citizens and he tried to 
picture how it would seem to have our Con- 
gress packed with black senators from Cuba. 

The last speaker on the affirmative, Hupper, 
began by citing the cases of Arizona and New 
Mexico, and comparing their condition and 
population with those of Cuba, favorably to 
Cuba. He next advanced the economic argu- 
ment by showing how the annexation and 
development of Cuba, whose staple product 
is sugar, would place the United States on a 
safe and sound economic basis for the produc- 
tion of the sugar we consume and would obvi- 
ate our having to import one-fifth of our sugar 
from Europe under a high tariff which neces- 
sarily sets the price for the duty-free sugar. 

The last speaker for the negative was Ken- 
nedy. He showed that the annexation of Cuba 
would injure our beet-sugar industry, but he 
accidentally admitted that beet-sugar could not 
be produced under four cents a pound, twice 
the cost of sugar production in Cuba. He then 
closed with more prophecy as to the undesira- 
bility of Cuba socially. 

In the rebuttal Ellwood reviewed his first 
speech and reiterated the argument of the 
four-fold promise. Redman met one of Ken- 
nedy's argT.mients by showing that annexation 
would be a decidedly paying business proposi- 
tion. Flouton accused the affirmative of talk- 
ing merely of dollars and cents, arguing only 
the economic issue and dodging the others. 
Roberts explained that the affirmative laid 
more stress on the economic issue because it 



was fundamental. He also attacked the chief 
argument of the negative, the social conten- 
tion. Kennedy then summarized the argu- 
ments of the negative. Hupper closed the 
debate with what was easily the best speech of 
the evening. He summed up the case of the 
affimiative in a concrete figure of a fortress 
and an opposing army. He indicated those of 
the affirmative's arguments which their oppo- 
nents had failed to meet, claiming that the lat- 
ter's arguments were less essential in the con- 
sideration of the question. 

The judges, Mr. Hamlin Lamond, editor of 
the Nation, Mr. Alfred H. Montague of New 
York City, and Mr. Albert E. Wilcox, princi- 
pal of the East Rochester High School, retired 
for a few moments and then brought in a 
unanimous decision for the affirmative. After 
the debate there was a reception at the Phi 
Kappa Psi House. 



BOWDOIN, 10; BOSTON COLLEGE, 3 

In a loosely played game on both sides Bow- 
doin won from Boston College on Whittier 
Field last Saturday. The game was uninter- 
esting and one-sided from the first. Bowdoin 
hit harder than in any previous contest, but the 
fielding was ragged at times. Files pitched 
well, and the work of Lawrence both behind 
the bat and with the stick, was noteworthy. 
The summary : 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh pc a e 

Abbott, If 4 I 2 I o 

Stan wood, 3b $ o 2 i o o 

Bower, ss 3 i i 4 o 

Files, p 5 3 3 o 3 o 

Hanrahan, ib 4 o S I i 

Lawrence, c 4 2 2 10 3 2 

McDade, cf 5 i i i i o 

Manter, 2b 4 o 2 5 3 i 

Harris, rf 3 2 o i 

37 10 13 27 II 6 

Boston College 

ab r bh po a e 

O'Kane, 2b 3 i i 2 3 i 

Mansfield, 3b, cf 4 i o i i 2 

Supple, rf 3 o o o 2 i 

Sullivan, lb 4 i i 11 o i 

Flatley, cf., 3b 4 o i i o I 

O'Keefe, ss 3 o 2 3 o 

Moynihan, c 3 o o 5 3 I 

Ryan, If 3 o 2 2 o o 

Maloney, p 3 o i o 

30 3 S 24 13 7 

Struck out — By Files, nine. By Maloney, four. 

First base on balls — Off Files, five; off Maloney, 



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three. Hit by pitched ball— Bower, Mansfield, Moy- 
nihan. Two-base hit — Lawrence. Double plays — 
Lawrence to Manter. Umpire — Carrigan. 



MUSICAL CLUBS' CONCERT 

On Monday evening of this week tlie Col- 
lege Glee, Mandolin and Guitar Clubs made 
their annual appearance in Memorial Hall. 
The program rendered was fully up to the 
standard of programs of former years. Every 
number was encored and several were called 
back twice and three times. Especially well 
received were the selections of the Club quar- 
tette, F. E. Kendrie, the violin soloist, A. O. 
Pike, vocal soloist, and F. R. Upton, the 
reader, who was encored four times. The 
clubs have done good work this year, and the 
trips have all been successful, for this the col- 
lege should give credit to A. H. Ham, '08, who 
has managed the clubs, to A. O. Pike, '07, 
leader of the Glee Club, and T. R. Winchell, 
'07, leader of the Mandolin Club. 

The program presented last Monday even- 
ing was as follows : 

PART FIRST 

I Opening Song (College) — Fogg, '02 

Glee, Mandolin and Guitar Clubs 
We'll Sing to Old Bowdoin 
II Yachting Glee — Culbertson Glee Club 

III Operatic Medley Mandolin Club 

IV Seventh Concerto — DeBeriot Mr. Kendrie 

V Jenk's Compound — Macy Quartette 
VI In Moonland— Peck Mandolin Club 

PART SECOND 

I One, Two, Three, Four — Arr. by Gushing, '09 

An Hawaiian Melody 

Glee Club. Solo by Mr. Levdon 
II Reading— Selected Mr. Upton 

III Solo (a) Mavourneen — Alyward 

(b) King Charles — White 

Mr. Pike 

IV The Dreamer — Keith Mandolin Club 

V Sleep Time Mah Honey — Howell 

"Listen What a Sand Man Say" 

Glee Club 
VI College Songs 

(a) Bowdoin Beata — Pierce, '96 

(b) Phi Chi— Mitchell, '79 



to the winners of first, second, and third place 

in each event. This idea has been carried out 
at Harvard under Coach Lathrop with great 
success and if successful here, will be kept up 
in the future. 



LEWISTON WINS INTERSCHOLASTIC DEBATING 
CHAMPIONSHIP 

On Friday, April 26, Lewiston High School 
won from Gardiner High School in the final 
debate of the Bowdoin Interscholastic Debat- 
ing League which was held in Memorial Hall. 
Over 250 people were present at the debate 
and both schools were well represented. by sup- 
porters of their team. The Lewiston delega- 
tion considerably enlivened the evening by 
cheering for the members of their tearn, and 
by giving their school yells before and after 
the debate. . , 

The question debated was, "Resolved,. Th2it 
Senate Bill No. 529, Relating to Shipping Sub- 
sidies, as Reported to the National House of 
Representatives, Should Become a Law." The 
team from Gardiner which had been coached 
by Ammie B. Roberts, '07, had the affirmative 
side of the question and was composed of Har- 
rison Berry, Harold Holt, and Frank Cobb, 
with Ralph Parker as alternate. The Lewis- 
ton team which did credit to the coaching of 
VV. S. Linnell, '07, had the negative, and its 
members were George Keist, Franklin Fisher, 
and Harold Marston, with Rodolph Roy as 
alternate. Professor Chapman presided over 
the debate, and the judges were Professor 
R. C. McCrea, Professor Allen Johnson, and 
Scott Wilson, Esq., of Portland. 

After the debate a reception was tendered 
to the members of the teams and their friends 
by the Christian Association, in Hubbard Hall 
and both Hubbard Hall and the VValker Art 
Building were kept open for the benefit of the 
visitors until the teams left for Brunswick. 



HANDICAP ATHLETIC MEET 

Next Monday there will be a Handicap 
Athletic Meet at Whittier Field. There will 
be handicap contests in all events. The meet is 
open to all men who have been out for track 
this spring and will be in the nature of trials. 
A shingle, designed by Stephens, '10, giving 
the points won and the handicap, will be given 



SOPHOMORE THEMES 

The next themes for Sophomores not taking Eng- 
lish 4 will be due Tuesday, May 7. 
Subjects 
The Telephone: How It Has AiTected Modern 



Life 



^. The Referendum in Maine, ; ■ 

3. Dr. Grenfel and His Work in Labrador. 

4. Democracy in College Life. 

5. My favorite Character in Dickens' Novels. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

HAROLD H. BURTON, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

Associate Editors 



W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 

T, OTIS, 1910 

W. E. ROBINSON, 191 



R. A. LEE, 1908 

P. J. NEWMAN, :909 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 

NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, JO cents. 

Entered at Fost-Ofiice at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 



Lewistun Journal Pkbss 



Vol. XXXVII. 



MAY 3. 1907 



It has only been within the 
Sunday Tennis last year that the practice 

seems to have started of 
using the tennis courts on Sunday. It is with 
regret that the Orient notices this course and 
we desire to register a strong protest against 
the continuance of this plan. We do not desire 
to pose as rigid moral critics nor expect Bow- 
doin students to be saints in embryo, but cer- 
tainly such conduct is beneath the dignity of 
college men. It is not that there is anything 
intrinsically wicked in the playing of a set of 
tennis on a Sunday afternoon, if it were only 
in the tennis itself that the matter lay, but we 
must remember how it appears to others. 
When we consider how many visitors there are 
to our campus on Sundays in spring and also 
how the electrics are carrying crowds past the 
courts all day, we must think what an impres- 
sion of Bowdoin a stranger would receive. A 
small matter too often gives an evil impression 
which it takes years of work to convince the 
holder of it, is wrong. The fellows may 
have an entirely innocent intent but the action 



is still working harm to the good name of the 
college. Fellows may say : "Why is it any 
worse to play a game of tennis on Sunday than 
to go for a walk or gocanoeing?" It is not, as 
far as the sport goes ; but when we go for a 
walk we are off by ourselves, but when we play 
tennis we are under the shade of Bowdoin and 
are involving more than just ourselves. It is 
not in the game that the harm is, but in the 
effect produced. Let us not be selfish. It never 
was a Bowdoin custom ; and let us have respect 
enough for the views of others and for the 
good name of the college to see that it never 
be permitted to become such. The Orient 
believes that the best sentiment of the college 
will forbid the continuance of such practice. 



The Selfishness of ^.^^ '^^^^^"^ °^ -S^' ''^'*°" 
^ .. „ rial may possibly seem 

* harsh to some and yet it 

expresses what is true in only too many 
instances in regard to the financial support of 
undergraduate interests. Just at this time the 
various spring college interests are soliciting 
funds and are meeting with the usual difficul- 
ties. Some fellows seem to think a manager 
is nothing better than a beggar. Some pay up 
promptly, some sign subscriptions and never 
pay, and some refuse to help at all. It is not 
because these students are not interested in col- 
lege organizations, that some are so niggardly 
in their support, but rather because they are so 
inordinately selfish that they much prefer to 
spend the money on themselves. It is only too 
often that a manager will receive a reply to a 
request for a subscription to the effect that, "I 
can't give you much this year, our house party 
is so expensive;" or "I went to Lewiston to the 
show last night and have got to go light for the 
rest of the month, and don't know when 
I can pay you." Now the Orient certainly 
approves of house dances and all such occa- 
sions, but is it not showing selfishness to let a 
trip to Bath or a dance interfere with college 
subscriptions? Athletics and the other organ- 
izations have got to be supported and why 
should a part expect the rest to bear the bur- 
den of their responsibility? Investigation 
quickly shows us that each branch of athletics 
is supported practically by its student sub- 
scriptions, and yet a fellow who is willing 
to give ten dollars to go to a dance is just as 
willing that another should bear his share of 
expense in contributing to athletics. The sup- 
port of the regular undergraduate college 



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interests should be the first duty of the college 
man. Every man should be willing to do some- 
thing and should plan to do so. There are a 
few possibly who cannot do so, and of course 
all cannot give the same amount, but it is not 
just that a man should economize in his college 
subscriptions while he is spending freely in 
every other direction. We are glad to say that 
by no means the majority of Bowdoin students 
act this way, but we would like to give this 
precept to the student body that, only too often, 
it is not economy that impels a man to refuse a 
subscription, but selfishness. 



BOWDOIN TIME TABLE 

On returning after the Easter vacation, it 
was found that an innovation had been intro- 
duced in the form of a Bowdoin Time Table. 
This was a simple folder put on sale at the 
Library by one of the students and which con- 
tained the times of nearly everything a Bow- 
doin student has any need to know. It con- 
tained the office hours of the college officials, 
the times the Art Building, Town and College 
Libraries are open, the times of delivery and 
collections of all mails, the times the express 
offices are open in Brunswick, the office hours 
of the Brunswick doctors and dentists, the 
days and times of closing of the Brunswick 
stores, the present railroad time table, the time- 
table of the electric roads, and a few other 
similar items of interest. 

Since the issuing of the time table the even- 
ing collection of the campus mail box has been 
changed from 8 to 8.30 p.m. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, MAY 3 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
8 P.M. Dickens Carnival at Town Hall. 

SATURDAY, MAY 4 

3 P.M. Championship game with Bates on Whit- 
tier Field. 

Second team plays Leavitt Institute at Turner. 
9.30 P.M. Reports on Holmes, due in English IV. 
U. of M. vs. Tech. Athletic Meet at Orono. 

SUNDAY, MAY 5 

10.4s A.M. Rev. Lyman Abbott, second Bowdoin 
Preacher, speaks at Church on the Hill. 

S P.M. Rev. Lyman Abbott speaks at chapel. 
Anthem by quartet from the First Congregational 
Church of Bath. 

MONDAY, MAY 6 

3 P.M. Handicap athletic meet on Whittier Field. 

TUESDAY, MAY 7 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 

11.27 A.M. Baseball team leaves for Waterville. 
Championship game with Colby at Waterville. 
Second team plays Hebron on Athletic Field. 
Championship game between Bates and U. of M. 
at Orono. 
2.30 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Informal dance at Delta Kappa Epsilon House. 

THURSDAY, MAY 9 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. - 

FRIDAY, MAY 10 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
8 P.M. Delta Upsilon House Party. 

SATURDAY, MAY II 

3 P.M. Championship game with U. of M. on 
Whittier Field. 

6.30 P.M. Meeting of Massachusetts Club at the 
Inn. 

9.30 P.M. Reports on Hawthorne due in English 
IV. 



NOTICES 

All men who received provisional commencement 
appointments are required to hand in commencement 
parts by May 13. These must be not more than 
twelve hundred words in length. 

The Hawthorne Prize of forty dollars given by 
Mrs. George C. Riggs (Kate Douglass Wiggin), is 
awarded annually to the writer of the best short 
story. The competition is open to members of the 
Sophomore, Junior and Senior classes. These stories 
must be not less than fifteen hundred words in 
length, must be typewritten and must be handed in 
at Room 3, Memorial Hall, before May 13. 



DARTMOUTH WINS 



Word was received Wednesday that Dartmouth 
had beaten Bowdoin by the score of 5 to 4. 



LIBRARY NOTES 

"New Chronicles of Rebecca," a new novel by 
Kate Douglass Wiggin, was put upon the market 
April 17. In this novel the characters of "Rebecca 
of Sunnybrook Farm" figure largely. It is a story 
glowing with humor, full of human kindness and 
winning realism. 

"Wunuissoo" is the title of a new book just 
received at the library written by William Allen, 
who was president of Bowdoin from 1820 to 1839. 
The book was written while President Allen was .in 
Brunswick and was not published until thirty years 
had elapsed. It is a poem in four cantos, and is ded- 
icated to the memory of his wife. 

The Library has recently received of Francis R. 
Upton, Esq., of the Class of 1875, a copy of Boydell's 
Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespere. 
This American edition was one of the notable art 
books of the middle of the last century and is bound 
in two giant folios which make an interesting addi- 
tion to our Shakesperian collection. 



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<lQ>\\co^t Botes 

Bates Game Tomorrow at 3 

B. W. Russell entertained his father over Sunday. 

Jude, '08. has left college on account of ill health. 

The New Hampshire Club sat for pictures last 
week. 

The flag is to be hoisted every day on Memorial 
Hall. 

Prof. Moody has started his outdoor surveying 
class. 

Charles Houghton, '06, has entered a wool house 
in Boston. 

"Cy" Denning, '05, was on the campus the first of 
last week. 

A new pool table has been installed in the Park 
Bowling Alley. 

William M. Houghton, '03, is on the staff of the 
New York Tribune. 

Nickerson, '10, is spending a few days at his home 
in Boothbay Harbor. 

A May dance was held at the Psi Upsilon House 
last Wednesday evening. 

Jude, '08, and Carney, '07, will go to Porto Rico 
next year, to engage in teaching. 

Edwin Cummins of Somerville, Mass., is the guest 
of his brother, T. C. Cummins, '10. 

Haley, '07, has resigned his position as principal 
of the Freeport Grammar School. 

W. A. Robinson, '07, is teaching in the High 
School at Northeast Harbor, Me. 

The University of Michigan was the first college 
in the country to adopt co-education. 

Deming, '10, is ill with the mumps and is quaran- 
tined in his room, in North Appleton. 

Marston, who took part in the Interscholastic 
Debate, is the son of P. G. Marston, '88. 

Shaughnessy, '03, won the highest scholarship in 
the Harvard Medical School for the past year. 

April 20, the Kappa Sigmas beat the Alpha Sig- 
mas of the Brunswick H. S. by a score of 18-5. 

Farrin, '10, is teaching school at Pemaquid Har- 
bor, and will not return until examination week. 

Prof. Sills entertained Div. A of his Latin Class 
at his rooms on Federal Street, Tuesday evening. 

Prof. Moody and Prof. Ham gave adjourns the 
first hour Monday in Mathematics 2 and French 2. 

A picture of the 1910 Indian Club squad, was pub- 
lished in the Lewiston Journal, Saturday evening. 

R. W. Smith, '10, attended the Junior Prom, of 
Cony High School at Augusta last Friday evening. 

Tuesday evening. Division A of Professor Sills' 
Latin class was entertained at his home on Federal 
Street. 

Daniel B. McMillan, '98, and Clifton A. Towle, 
'99, are to hold a summer school on Bustin's Island 
in Casco Bay. 

Mr. Hiwale who spoke last winter before the 
Christian Association and is at present in Bangor, 
will enter college next fall. 



On the 23d of April the Delta Kappa Epsilon base- 
ball team won from the Beta Theta Pi team by a 
score of 17-4. 

Adjourns were granted from 9.30 to 11.30 Mon- 
day morning, in order that the students might hear 
Hon. Wm. J. Bryan speak. 

F. T. Smith, '08, is teaching the ungraded school 
on the Harpswell road, taking the place occupied 
last semester by Knight, '10. 

Studley, '09, who has been laid up with a bad knee, 
has been able to get about on crutches this week, 
having his leg in a plaster cast. 

Carney, '07, who has been substituting as teacher 
in the High School at Winthrop for the past week, 
has returned to his college work. 

The members of the Freshman relay team which 
ran Bates, were entertained at the Inn Sunday even- 
ing by Ludwig, '10, and Mikelsky, '10. 

John Irwin, the baseball coach, was at his home 
in Boston over Sunday. He met the team in Boston 
on the way to Dartmouth, Wednesday. 

In last Sunday's Boston Globe there appeared 
pictures of most of the Senior Class Day officers, 
and an account of the college career of each. 

MacMichael, '07, and Sewall, '09, attended a house 
party given by the Theta Epsilon Society of the 
University of Maine at Orono last Friday evening. 

Chandler, '90. a former editor of the Orient, was 
on the campus recently. He now has charge of the 
American Book Company's business in Connecticut. 

A. W. Merrill, who it was announced last week, 
had given up his college course returned to Bow- 
doin last Friday, and will go on with his regular 
studies. 

The play which the Esperanto Club at Chicago 
recently played is adapted from the Spanish and is 
called "Between Trains" or in Esperanto "Fervoja 
Haltado." 

Files, '09, has returned to college after two weeks 
spent in Springfield with the Stevens Duryea Com- 
pany, being sent there by the Maine Motor Co. of 
Portland. 

Subscription papers are out to defray the expenses 
of the Rally. The expenses greatly exceeded the 
amount subscribed. It is hoped every student will 
do his share. 

Colorado College has been endowed with 100 pedi- 
greed cats by Mayor Henry C. Hall, of Colorado 
Springs, Colorado. Mayor Hall wants the cats used 
for propagation. 

It will be interesting to members of French 3, to 
learn that Columbia University recently staged with 
great success the French Play, "Le Voyage de Mon- 
sieur Perrichon." 

Commander Peary is suffering for want of funds 
to carry out his next expedition in search of the 
North Pole. Unless $60,000 can be raised the expe- 
dition planned to start the first of July will have to 
be abandoned. 

The '03 delegation of Theta Delta Chi held a 
reunion on the evening of April 19th at the Chapter 
House. Those present were C. F. Abbott, Luther 
Dana, F. J. Welsh, Malcolm Woodbury and Leon 
Walker. Two members were unable to be present. 
They were Moody and Stevens. 



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A crew of men was at work, Monday, trimming 
and cutting down the dead trees on the campus, 
among these trees being the only pine tree there was 
in the quadrangle. 

On Wednesday the second team lost to Bates Sec- 
ond on Whittier Field by a score of 7 to 3. The 
same team played for Bowdoin that played against 
Edward Little last Saturday. 

Secretary Parker of the Rhodes scholarship com- 
mittee, reports that out of igr Rhodes scholars at 
Oxford, 79 come from the United States, 71 come 
from British colonies, and 11 from Germany. 

The Freshmen may be interested to know that as 
the frontispiece in the Century Magazine for May 
appears a painting of Lorna Doone, under the head 
of "Paintings of Famous Characters in Fiction." 

Last week the town authorities were working on 
the campus looking for browntail moth nests. Sev- 
eral were found and destroyed, the greatest number 
being in the tall elms on the east side of Memorial 
Hall. 

On April 25 the Delta Kappa Epsilon team defeated 
the Alpha Delta Phi team by a score of 8-7. In the 
box for Delta Kappa Epsilon were Shehan and 
Green, and for Alpha Delta Phi McLaughlin did the 
twirling. 

At last week's 1909 class meeting, the matter of 
a Sophomore banquet and several other important 
class duties were discussed. Those elected on the 
banquet committee were P. H. Brown, P. G. Bishop, 
and K. R. Tefft. 

Theta Delta Chi played the Zeta Psi Fraternity 
in baseball Monday afternoon, resulting in a score 
of 10 to 3 in favor of the former team. Theta Delta 
Chi's battery was Hamburger and Draper, and for 
Zeta Psi, Cole and Eastman. 

The members of the Lewiston High debating team 
were entertained by Wandtke, '10, at the Delta Upsi- 
lon House, and the members of the Gardiner team 
were entertained at the Alpha Delta Phi House, 
during their stay here for the Interscholastic Debate. 
. About a year ago Chancellor E. Benjamin 
Andrews, of Nebraska State University, issued an 
order prohibiting smoking on the campus. He now 
declares that all students hereafter found guilty of 
chewing tobacco will be expelled from the Univer- 
sity. 

Last Saturday the second team was defeated by 
Edward Little High School, 6-1. Those who played 
on the second team were Scamman, p. ; Green, c. ; 
Piper, l; Hayes, 2; Wandtke, 3; Capt. Dresser, ss. ; 
Walker, l.f. ; Purington, c.f., and Sanborn, r.f. 

According to the usual custom the baseball man- 
agement is this season running an Literscholastic 
League. The schools who are members of the 
League are Edward Little High, Lewiston High, 
Gardiner High, Leavitt Institute and the Alpha 
Sigma Club of Brunswick. The standing of the 
several teams will be reported in the Orient from 
week to week. 

Last week the athletic committee of Brown 
announced that in the future all athletic relations 
with Dartmouth would be severed. The reason for 
this action arises from the dispute in the Brown- 
Dartmouth baseball game last Saturday over a decis- 
ion of the umpire. It seems that a Brown player was 



running from first to second when a batted ball 
struck the second baseman's glove and bounded so 
as to hit the runner. Capt. Skillin of Dartmouth 
claimed that the runner was hit by a batted ball and 
was therefore out, and when the umpire refused to 
sustain this theory the Dartmouth team withdrew 
from the field. 



FACULTY NOTES 

^ April 20, Prof. Moody attended the meeting of 
New England Mathematics Teachers— held at Bos- 
ton University. 

Prof. L. A. Lee recently spoke in Portland on the 
"Wild Animals of Maine." 

Professor Robinson has been working for the past 
few weeks on an extensive analysis of gold ores 
from Nova Scotia. 

Prof. Robinson expects to attend the dinner of the 
Bowdoin Club of Boston, Saturday. 

Prof. Files has given to the college more than 
two hundred trees of choice varieties raised from 
seed in a nursery. The larger ones will be placed in 
groups around the borders of the campus at once. 
They are mostly evergreens, a kind of tree in which 
the campus has been lacking. There will be a nursery 
for the smaller ones near the observatory where they 
will be transplanted and later put in place about the 
campus. Among them are specimens of the Scotch 
pine, the Norway spruce, the Colorado blue spruce, 
the pinus ponderosa, the catalpa, the box elder, and 
several varieties of oaks. 

Prof. Lee has been recently re-appointed by Gov. 
Cobb, State Geologist and a member of the State 
Survey Commission. 



ALEXANDER PRIZE SPEAKERS 

The following named men have been chosen to 
take part in the Trial Competition for the Alexander 
Prize Speaking. This Trial Competition will take 
place on Thursday, May 16. 

Juniors: Boyce, Cox, Davis, Donnell, Gould, Ham, 
M. P. Merrill, Morrison, Putnam, C. M. Robinson. 

Sophomore: Atwood, Brewster, Burton, Cole, 
Gastonquay, Ginn, Goodspeed, Harris, Marsh, Stahl. 

The ten Freshmen to compete are being chosen 
from the following list: Ballard, Clifford, Colbath, 
Davie, Eastman, Grace, Hawes, Lander, Larrabee, 
Matthews, Mikelsky, Richards, I. B. Robinson, 
Rowell, Slocum, Stephens, Stone, Weeks, Walker, 
Wandtke, Warren. 



PROF. CHAPMAN AT SUNDAY CHAPEL 

Prof. Chapman gave an interesting talk in Sunday 
chapel. He said in part: There is nothing that we 
know so little about and yet nothing which so vitally 
concerns us as temptation. Evil in one form or 
another presents itself to each of us every day. The 
two ways of meeting temptation and turning it aside, 
may best be illustrated by two examples from the 
ancient Grecian mythology. By being bound to the 
mast Ulysses withstood the enchanting songs of the 
Sirens. The Argonauts passed the Sirens in safety, 



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because they knew the sweeter music of their com- 
panion. Orpheus. 

From these examples the two ways of meeting 
temptation are evident. First by self-restraint, or 
assertion of the spiritual power over that of the 
cornoreal. Second, by the possession of something 
that is infinitely superior to all the power that evil 
has at its command. This something is found in the 
love of God, the possession of which banishes all 
thoughts of evil. 



COLLEGE PREACHER 

Next Sunday, May 5. Rev. Lyman Abbott, Editor 
of The Outlook, New York City, the second of the 
Bowdoin College Preachers, will preach at the 
Church on the Hill in the morning, and speak at 
chapel in the afternoon. Everyone should hear him 
twice. 



Hlumni Botes 



CLASS OF 1878 

Hartley C. Baxter, '78. has been appointed by the 
selectmen of Brunswick, as a trustee of the Bruns- 
wick and Topsham Water District for a term of 
three years. 

CLASS OF 1891 

Rev. Alexander P. MacDonald, who has recently 
given up his parishes at Seal Harbor and Cranberry 
Isles, has been doing most efficient work as coast 
missionary. The launch. Morning Star, the property 
of the Maine Sea Coast Missionary Association, has 
been going from place to place on the Maine coast, 
the pastor and his assistant holding services at the 
little towns and scattered settlements along the 
coast, where it has been impossible to secure a regu- 
lar preacher. 

CLASS OF 1896 

John W. Foster has accepted a position as Super- 
intendent of Schools at Eastport and Lubec, Me. 

B. G. Willard, '96, has been reappointed Instructor 
in Public Speaking at Harvard for one year begin- 
ning Sept. I, 1907. 

Henry Hill Pierce, who has practiced law for sev- 
eral years at 120 Broadway, New York, is now at 49 
Wall Street, with the firm of Cromwell & Sullivan. 
All Bowdoin men know Mr. Pierce as the author of 
"Bowdoin Beata." 

The friends of W. S. Bass of Chicago, will be 
very sorry to learn of the death of his wife who 
died in March after a brief illness. Mrs. Bass was 
in Brunswick last June when her husband came to 
the decennial reunion of the class. 

Harry W. Owen, Jr., who has been editor of the 
Bath Times for the past ten years, is now associated 
with the Bath Anvil in a similar capcity. 

Ralph W. Leighton of Mt. Vernon, has announced 
his candidacy for the Republican nomination as reg- 
ister of probate of Knox County in 1908. 

John Clair Minot of Augusta, has been engaged to 
deliver the Memorial Day address in that city. 

CLASS OF 1900 
Rev. Frederick Crosby Lee, who for several sea- 
sons has been curate of St. Saviour's Episcopal 
Church at Bar Harbor, and vicar of the Church of 



Our Father at Hull's Cove, has accepted a responsi- 
ble position as chaplain of a school in Ohio, and has 
entered upon his duties. He will return to Bar Har- 
bor in June, and resume his duties at St. Saviour's 
for the summer months. 

Harry C. McCarty, '00, of Westbrok, has been 
appointed a special agent of the Bureau of Corpor- 
ations at Washington. Since graduation he has been 
employed with the census bureau. 

CLASS OF 1901 
Fred H. Cowan, who for nearly three years was 
principal of the Bar Harbor High School, and one of 
the most successful instructors in the history of the 
school, has taken an excellent position as junior 
master in the Girls' Latin School of Boston. Mr. 
Cowan was selected from a long list of applicants, 
and is filling the position with entire satisfaction. 

CLASS OF 1902 
A. Stroud Rodick, who has been associated with 
Edward B. Mears, a prominent Philadelphia and Bar 
Harbor real estate agent, has been spending the win- 
ter in Philadelphia as assistant manager of Mr. 
Mears' office. He will return to Bar Harbor about 
May 1, and with his bride, formerly Miss Madolin 
B. Tompkins of Waterbury, Conn., will move to their 
new home on High Street. 

CLASS OF 1903 

Andrew P. Havey, who has served for the past 
winter as representative from Sullivan in the 73d 
legislature, has been one of the busiest men in the 
House. Although a Democrat, he succeeded in car- 
rying a nominally Republican town by over 150 votes. 
The Bangor News has the following to say of him: 

It might not be amiss just at this moment to recall 
that Representative Havey of Sullivan, the next to 
the youngest member in the House, has won quite a 
record in the council halls of the State this winter. 
He has been a hard worker and a student of all 
interests affecting his locality, either directly or indi- 
rectly. As a member of one of the most popular leg- 
islative clubs, he has been a notable figure, and one 
of the best entertainers. He has been called upon at 
many critical moments to render service to the law- 
makers. It is doubtful if anyone in the House can 
show a better record. Here are the seven measures 
that Representative Havey has pushed through to a 
successful conclusion : 

Smelt law for Gouldsboro Bay. 

Close time on lobsters during the months of July 
and August between Petit Manan Point and Schoodic 
Point. 

Incorporation of Hancock and Sullivan Bridge Co. 

Extension of the charter of the Winter Harbor 
Trust Co. 

Repeal of the special laws of 1863 and 1903 relating 
to the taking of codfish, hake, haddock, etc., in 
Frenchman's Bay. 

Incorporation of the Prospect Harbor Village Cor- 
poration. 

Authorization of the Benvenue Granite Co. to con- 
struct and maintain crossings in Sullivan. 

S. O. Martin has recently received an appointment 
to the Bureau of Corporations at Washington. The 
Bureau of Corporations is under the supervision of 
the Department of Commerce and Labor. Mr. Mar- 
tin will assist in the investigation of the Tobacco 
Trust. 



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On March 27 a daughter, Elizabeth Forsaith Riley, 
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Riley, Jr. 

George B. Farnsworth, '03, Harvard Medical 
School, '07, has received an appointment as interne 
at the Massachusetts General Hospital. 

CLASS OF 190S 

Arthur Shorey, '05, who has been in London in 
the employ of the International Banking Corpora- 
tion, has accepted a position in .the home office at 
New York. 

Ralph S. Robinson, who has been principal of the 
High School at Northeast Harbor for the past year 
and a half, has just resigned his position to accept a 
position as principal of the High School at Thomas- 
ton. 

James N. Emery is managing a news bureau at 
Bar Harbor, and for the third season will handle the 
Bar Harbor end of a number of New York and Phil- 
adelphia dailies during the summer season. 

The University Council of Columbia University, 
New York, has just awarded a Garth fellowship of 
the value of $650 to Mr. Louis D. H. Weld, a resi- 
dent of Hyde Park, Mass., and a graduate of Bow- 
doin College of the Class of 1905. The Columbia 
fellowships, of which twenty are awarded each year, 
are among the most highly prized academic honors 
in the United States and the selections are made 
from a large number of candidates. 

CLASS OF 1906 
At the annual dinner of the International Banking 
Corporation in London it was Robert T. Woodruff, 
'06, who proposed the toast to "Our Friends Abroad," 
meaning the Bowdoin graduates who are now in the 
Far East in the service of that corporation. 



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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY lo, 1907 



NO. 4 



THE APRIL QUILL 

It was indeed a happy chance that brought 
together in the heart of a hurrying modern 
college life these old canvases of the Walker 
Art Gallery, and the serene ladies and elegant 
gentlemen of an older day could furnish much 
material for the foundation of correct stand- 
ards of artistic judgment, if there should 
appear several articles similar to the "Notes"'' 
by the w^riter in the April Quill. Why, more- 
over, with such an interpreter, so skilled in the 
fine values of color and form, could not a col- 
lege course be organized for the study of the 
principles of artistic expression and the rudi- 
ments of art criticism ? 

As a well-ordered and well-written study of 
the literary development of a particular era 
and country, "Characteristics of Modern Irish 
Poetry" is excellent. Brief excerpts illustrat- 
ing the different notes of the poetry would 
have enriched the essay. The feverish enun- 
ciation of nationality which marked the poets 
of '48 was natural in view of their ignomin- 
ious national condition, but we can hardly sub- 
scribe to the generalization of our author, that 
"the dominant note of this poetry was that 
of all zvortliy imaginative poetry, the doctrine 
of nationality." The realm of the imagina- 
tion is a world, a soul's country, to which no 
man has set bounds. 

The later Celtic verse, as the writer well 
says further on, has not the limitations of 
appeal of the "Nation Poets" and triumphs by 
force of pure poetry. 

The "note of rebellion" mentioned by the 
writer is not alone in and because of the 
Fenian episode; it is in the heart of the Celt. 
He is a rebel against the actual. According 
to Matthew Arnold's dictum he rebels "against 
the world of circumstance." He would rather 
follow the glint and gleam of faery than tread 
any commonplace path of conformity. 

The wit of a Yankee countryside is always 
a bit bold and coarse and its best portrayals 
suffer from seeming exaggeration. The pres- 
ent example, "The Picnic at Mountfort," has 
much merit, — a central incident, well-sus- 
tained humor, and descriptive ease. The 



writer seems to understand his type of char- 
acters and lets them speak out naturally. In 
view of the recent success of "Mr. Pratt" he 
would seem to do well to exercise his power. 
But amusement and artistic satisfaction must 
not be confused. Few Yankee yarns contain 
both. 

"Phil," as a sympathetic treatment of 
the youthful idealist, is consistent in language, 
and good in its direct and vivid descriptions. 
The first half could have been condensed with 
enhanced effect. 

This youth "cultivating a sort of isolation," 
the writer has developed into a high-souled, 
self-effacing dreamer. But is it owing to a 
lack of art on the writer's part or to the nat- 
ural skepticism of ruthless reviewers, that 
above the words of confident idealism there 
intrudes the thought, that he might have 
become a mere ne'er-do-well, soured, as are 
many, by isolation? 

The episode of the officer's second coming 
produces a certain dissatisfaction; and disillu- 
sionment, temporary and necessary precursor 
of such buoyant optimism, is painted in far too 
vanishing colors. The elevation of spirit and 
manifest sincerity of this sketch are marked, 
but the proper artistic effect is marred by a 
tendency to a sermonizing style. 

"In Remembrance," the first poem of the 
number, has much of the sweetness and pathos 
of old romance. It is a regrettable oversight 
of printer or proof-reader that marred the 
dainty motto by substituting "tempores" for 
"temporis," and if the verse "As in a mirage 
of dissolving charms" jars by its accentuation, 
it is straightway condoned by the grace of the 
closing stanza. "The Living" is a good exam- 
ple of didactic verse, with a forceful plea. 
"Let us," that long-suffering exhortation, is 
not overdone here, but it is well to have it 
excluded as completely as possible. 

In "Edith" the genuine dignity of the sonnet- 
form and the general elevation of tone are so 
marked that the question raised by the seventh 
line is soon answered by the supposition of an 
evident omission and misprint, and dissatisfac- 
tion with the verse "Thou wert destined midst 
[better 'mid'?] brilliant courts to shine" may 
be credited to a certain captiousness in readers 



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and reviewers which makes it distasteful for 
them to be forced to think too closely of 
accents and troches and iambs, despite even 
Shakespeare's irregularities. 

Sonnets and much serious verse we have 
had and now we would emphasize the good plea 
and good advice of the editorial in this Quill 
by askinf if some one will not liven the Quill's 
spring numbers with some lyrics of lighter 
vein, some ballade or rondeau. The Postman 
points out two pleasing selections of verse, the 
second of which suggests the fierce vigor of 
Henley without his lyric perfection. The titles 
of the best essays of the month might be of 
interest to the Postman's readers and perhaps 
occasionally the quotation of some really strik- 
ing paragraphs of prose. 

M. C. li. 



DARTMOUTH, S; BOWDOIN, 4 

In an exceedingly heart-rending game to 
watch from the Bowdoin side, the Bowdoin 
team lost to Dartmouth at Hanover on May 
I. Bowdoin led up to the last of the eighth, 
when a remarkable batting rally on the part of 
Dartmouth gave her five runs and the game. 
Bowdoin played fast ball, except in this inning, 
and Sparks pitched a nice game throughout. 
It was Dartmouth's four clean hits that gave 
her the game more than any wildness on the 
part of the Bowdoin team. The battinp- of 
Bower was a feature of the game. 

No scoring was done until the third when 
Bower reached third on a three-bagger and 
scored on a bunt by Lawrence. Bowdoin 
scored the remainder of her three runs in the 
fifth. Manter filed out. Sparks made a base 
hit. Harris struck out. Sparks stole second 
and Bower got another single, putting two on 
bases. Stanwood scored both these runs on a 
hard, clean hit between first and second. Stan- 
wood then scored on a two-base hit of 
McDade. Files struck out. This stopped 
Bowdoin's scoring for the game. Dartmouth 
made five runs in the eighth. Two errors by 
Bower and one by Sparks, aided by two sin- 
gles and two two-base hits did the business. 

The summary : 

DARTMOUTH 

AB R BH PO A E 

Schildmiller, lb 4 I i 8 2 o 

Norton, 2b 3 I 2 I o o 

McDevitt, cf 4 10400 

Skillin, If., p 3 00000 

Richardson, ss 3 o o i i i 

Hobart, 3b 4 02231 



J. McLane, rf 


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3 

7 

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'0 

2 
3 





Becket, p 


2 I 







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7 


27 


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Bovver, ss 5 

Stanwood, 3b 3 

McDade, If 4 

Files, cf 4 

Hanrahan, ib 3 

Lawrence, c 2 

Manter, 2b 4 

Sparks, p 4 

Harris, rf 3 

C. Bower* i 



33 4 8 22** II 4 

*Batted for Harris in ninth. 

**McLane, Richardson out. Hit by batted ball. 

Struck out — By Sparks, 4; by Beckett, 6; Skillin, 
2. Base on balls — Ofif Sparks, 2 ; off Beckett, i ; 
Skillin, I. Two-base hits — Norton, Beckett, Mc- 
Dade. Three-base hit — Bower. Hit by pitched ball, 
Skillin. 



BETA THETA PI RECEPTION AND DANCE 

The Beta Sigma Chapter of the Beta Theta 
Pi fraternity held its annual reception and 
dance at the Chapter House on McKeen Street 
April 26. The house was very prettily deco- 
rated with palms, ferns, potted plants and cut 
flowers. The reception was in the afternoon 
from 4 until 6 o'clock. 

The guests were received by Mrs. William 
DeWitt Hyde, Mrs. Leslie A. Lee, Mrs. 
Henry Johnson, Mrs. William A. Houghton, 
Mrs. George T. Files and Mrs. Frank E. 
Roberts of Brunswick, Mrs. John H. Huddil- 
ston of Orono, Mrs. John W. Haines of Dex- 
ter, and Mrs. Nathan Weston of Augusta. 
The affair was very largely attended, many 
being present from out of town. 

During the reception punch was dipped by 
Mrs. Franklin C. Robinson, Miss Caroline 
Robinson and Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham of Bruns- 
wick, and Mrs. George Matthews of Kansas 
Citv. Mo. 

The delegates from the other fraternities 
were as follows John W. Leydon, '07, from 
Alpha Delta Phi; Arthur Ham, '08, from Psi 
Upsilon; Carl M. Robinson, '08, from Delta 
Kappa Epsilon ; Lester Adams, '07, from 
Zeta Psi; Harry L. Brown, '07, from Theta 
Delta Chi ; Ralph Sawyer, '07, Delta Upsilon, 
and Charles F. Thomas, Jr., '07, from Kappa 
Sigma. 

In the evening dancing was enjoyed by 



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about 30 couples, the music for the order of 
25 dances being furnished by Lovell's Orches- 
tra. 

Among those present were Miss Eleanor 
Leydon of Bath, Miss Bertha Stetson, Miss 
Sue Winchell, Miss Cecil Houghton, Miss 
Evelyn Stetson, Miss Dasie Hubbard, Miss 
Mae Despeaux, Miss Aimee Stetson of 
Brunswick, Mrs. Edwin E. Sturtevant and 
Miss Jeanette Sturtevant of Skowhegan ; 
Miss Bertha Flynt, Mrs. S. C. Webster, Miss 
Alice Johnson, Miss Sara Merrill and Mrs. 
Charles Howard of Augusta; Miss Jeannie 
Gordon of Sioux City, Iowa; Mrs. William 
Ginn of Gardiner; Miss Ginn of Roxbury, 
Mass. ; Miss Bessie Lugrin of Winthrop ; 
Miss Bertha Linnell of Saco; Mrs. G. W. 
Meserve and Miss Helen L. Meserve of Lew- 
iston; Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Webster, 
Miss Margaret Clemery, Miss Lena Redlon, 
Mrs. Franklin R. Redlon, Miss Mabel H. 
Estes, Mrs. Fred B. Estes, and Miss Marion 
Wheeler of Portland, and Frank Gilman 
Gould of Orono. 

The committee of arrangements consisted 
of Willis Elmer Roberts, '07 ; Willis Nathan 
Haines, '07; George Harold Morrill, '07; 
Nathan Simmons Weston, '08; and Guy 
Parkhurst Estes, '09. 



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THE DICKENS CARNIVAL 

The' Dickens Carnival proved to be one of 
the most successful amateur entertainments 
ever presented in Brunswick. About ten 
months ago the ladies of the Saturday Club 
decided to give a Dickens Carnival for the 
benefit of the Public Library. The matter was 
placed into the hands of a committee consist- 
ing of Mrs. Franklin C. Robinson, Mrs. Les- 
lie A. Lee, Miss Abbie Martin, Miss Laura 
A. Hatch, Mrs. Byron Stevens, Mrs. William 
H. Macdonald and Miss Helen Varney. The 
committee decided to represent the following 
books : "Our Mutual Friend," "Bleak 
House," Dombey and Son," "David Copper- 
field," "Barnaby Rudge," "Old Curiosity 
Shop," "Great Expectations," "Pickwick 
Papers," "Little Dorrit," "Martin Chuzzle- 
wit," "Nicholas Nickleby," "Oliver Twist," 
"The Chimes," "Christmas Carol," and "The 
Cricket on the Hearth." 

To give a faithful representation of these 
books, it was found that it would be neces- 
sary to get together two hundred characters, 
the largest amateur production ever attempt- 



ed in the town of Brunswick. Dickens was 
not a writer of the twentieth century, and in 
order to give an exact reproduction of his 
characters the committee found that it was 
largely a question of costumes, butthe Bruns^ 
wick garrets and shed chambers yielded an 
unlimited store of antiquities, and the result was 
an array of hoopskirts, poke bonnets, tightly 
laced waists, and other paraphernalia of olden 
times that would have delighted the eye of 
Dickens himself. 

The entertainment lasted for three hours 
during which time Brunswick people were 
introduced to some of the most famous char- 
acters in fiction. After the carnival a grand 
march was held, led by Professor Franklin 
C. Robinson and Mrs. Leslie A. Lee. 

Among those characters worthy of especial 
mention was the Rev. Herbert A. Jump as 
Mr. Pickwick, Mrs. Byron Stevens as Mrs. 
Jarley, Professor W. T. Foster as Sergeant 
Buzfuz, Mr. Lewis H. Fox as Barnaby 
Rudge, and Mrs. F. C. Robinson as Mrs. 
Carney in Oliver Twist. 



CORNELL DEBATE 

The debate between Cornell and Bowdoin, 
to be given under the auspices of the Cornell 
Congress and the Bowdoin Debating Council 
will be held in Memorial Flail, Tuesday even- 
ing, May 14, at 8 o'clock. The question to be 
debated is as follows : That American Cities 
Should Seek the Solution of the Street Rail- 
way Problem in Private Ownership. The 
speakers for Bowdoin, who will have the 
affirmative are Redman, '07, Kimball, '07, and 
Plupper, '07. The Cornell speakers are : A. 
H. Winder, R. C. Edlund, and D. T. Smith. 

The judges will be Professor Bruce Wyman 
of the Harvard Law School ; Wm. S. Young- 
man, a graduate of the Harvard Law School, 
and coach of former Harvard Debating 
Teams; and the third judge will probably be 
a member of the Massachusets Institute of 
Technology faculty. After the debate there 
will be a reception tendered to the Cornell 
team by the Bowdoin Debating Council. The 
Council has elected as the reception committee, 
Gould, '08; F. A. Burton, '07; and Abbott, 
'08, and as head-usher for the debate, A. B. 
Roberts, '07. 

The debate will be open to the public with 
no charge of admission. Cornell will also 
debate with University of Pennsylvania and 
Columbia University later this spring. 



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No. 4 



The victory of the Bow- 
Debating Team doin Intercollegiate debat- 
ing team over Syracuse 
on May 3, is the seventh debate in which the 
college has participated. Previous to nine- 
teen hundred and five, debating was carried 
on at Bowdoin in a desultory fashion. No 
regular instruction was offered and the fact 
that any debates occurred was due to volun- 
tary efforts on the part of those students most 
interested. Under even this spasmodic 
arrangement our intercollegiate debates met 
with results that were highly pleasing. These 
led to the establishing in nineteen hundred 
and five of a professorship in Argumentation. 
Since that time Bowdoin has fought for for- 
ensic honors with two colleges and with two 
universities. The debate at Syracuse marks 
her fourth consecutive victory. 

In no line of college activity have we been 
so successful and in no line so eminently fort- 
unate in the possession of men. The team 
that has for the past two years won such an 
enviable reputation for itself and the college 



has been recruited solely from the ranks of 
the Class of 1907, and the debate with Cor- 
nell on May 14th will mark the close of its 
labors. In debating as in all other college 
activities, there is a crying need for men. A 
glance into the future shows us that the team 
which will debate Syracuse next year (accord- 
ing to the two-year agreement) must be made 
up of men whose experience has been limited 
to class-room debates. From this it is appar- 
ent that to maintain the pace that has already 
been set there is need of new men, men with 
natural ability and a willingness for hard 
work. Such men have also been in Bowdoin, 
and we trust we will come up to the occasion 
next year. 



The Maine meet comes a 
Training week from to-morrow, and 

four perhaps five more 
championship ball games are on the schedule. 
It is not till now that most of the students 
wake up to the need of hard, conscientious 
training. A man to be in condition to run a 
race, must faithfully train, must not smoke, 
must be careful about what he eats, and must 
get eight full hours of sleep. Every man who 
comes out for any varsity team, by so doing 
signifies his intention to try to do something 
for the college, and any man who tries to do 
something for Bowdoin should try to do his 
best, which in this case he can do only by 
training. This word of warning comes late, 
for only one week of training is possible 
before the Maine meet. But this word for 
training is needed and a recent event has 
almost forced the college paper to make some 
comment on it. 

Training should mean that every man while 
he is trying to be a varsity man, should not go 
to functions whether dances or razoos, that 
will keep him up after half-past ten. It is 
less than two weeks ago that several Sopho- 
mores did attend one of these functions, went 
for two or three miles over country roads, ran 
throueh some woods, and did not get back to 
the campus until two o'clock in the morning, 
to say nothing of the Freshmen who accom- 
panied them. As it hapDcned no one was 
injured, but the chance of injury was run with 
some of Bowdoin's track honors at stake, and 
as it was, for the following two days, most of 
the Sophomore and some of the Freshman 
track candidates were lifeless on the field. In 
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the Varsity ball team was thrown off the team 
because he neglected his training and stayed 
out late at a dance. At Amherst they could 
afford to lose him and put another man in his 
place, but here we can afford to lose no one, 
we can make no examples of the men who do 
wrong, our only solution of the problem lies 
in everyone doing right. 



DR. ABBOTT AT CHAPEL 

Dr. Lyman Abbott, editor of the Outlook, New 
York City, and the second of the Bowdoin College 
Preachers, gave a short and interesting talk in 
chapel last Sunday. 

In part he said: Self sacrifice is not the reluctant 
giving up of petty pleasures and amusements for 
gain, but a voluntary giving up of great things for 
the benefit of humanity. 

General Armstrong after the termination of our 
Civil War, immediately set about to encourage and 
promote the education of the Southern negro; a 
gigantic task and after untiring and persistent work, 
followed by success, these words were found in his 
diary, "I have never known self-.sacrifice," showing 
that from his great interest in his work to help others, 
he never thought of self-sacrifice on his part. That 
was true self-sacrifice for it was an unknowing self- 
sacrifice. Dr. Grenfel in his efforts to aid the people 
of Labrador, said to me one day, "I need no pity, I 
incur no self-sacrifice and besides I'm the only doc- 
tor there." Here's a man taking so much interest in 
his charitable work, that never a thought that he was 
sacrificing himself ever occurred to him. But this is 
true self-sacrifice. 

When the students leave college they shouldn't 
seek to obtain both manliness and success, but if 
manliness alone is sought, success will inevitably fol- 
low. 



DR. ABBOTT'S QUESTIONAIRE 

A number of students took advantage of the 
opportunity to meet Dr. Lyman Abbott informally 
at a questionaire held in the Christian Association 
rooms Sunday evening. He first answered those 
questions which pertained to religion. Dr. Abbott 
believes that the life of God is expressed in the soul 
of man, that the kindness of man is a reflection of 
the kindness of God, that the love of man is a reflec- 
tion of the love of God. He believes that a young 
man should associate himself with that church in 
which he can do the most good and from which he 
can get the most good. 

Of the professions Dr. Abbott spoke especially of 
the law. No country affords better opportunities 
for the study of law than the United States. He 
thinks a post-graduate course in one of our univer- 
sities preferable to that offered in any of the for- 
eign countries. 

Dr. Abbott said that there is always an opening 
either in the country or city for a young man with 
health, energy, intelligence, and good morals. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, MAY lOTH 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Delta Upsilon House Party. 

SATURDAY, MAY I ITH 

10.30-12.30 A.M. 4-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier 
Field. 

2.30 P.M. Championship game with U. of M. on 
Whittier Field. 

6.08 P.M. Massachusetts Club leaves for meeting 
at Inn. 

9.30 P.M. . Reports on Hawthorne due in Eng. IV. 

SUNDAY, MAY I2TH 

5 P.M. College quartet sing anthem, and a selec- 
tion by Miss Ward on the organ. Miss Stetson on 
the 'cello, and Kendrie, '10, on the violin, for chapel 
music. 

MONDAY, MAY I3TH 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Commencement Parts due. 
Hawthorne Prize stories due. 

TUESDAY, MAY I4TH 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Bowdoin Interscholastic Tennis Tournament 
begins. 
8 P.M. Cornell debate in Hubbard Hall. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY I5TH 

2.30-S P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Bowdoin plays Wesleyan at Middletown. 
Second team plays Bates Second at Lewiston. 
Interscholastic Tennis Tournament. 

THURSDAY, MAY i6th 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier F"ield. 
Bowdoin plays Tufts at Medford. 
Finals in Interscholastic Tennis. 
Trials for Alexander Prize Speakers. 

FRIDAY, MAY I7TH 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Augusta. 
6.30 P.M. Snowshoe Club leaves for reunion din- 
ner at Inn. 

SATURDAY, MAY i8tH 

Maine Intercollegiate Meet at Waterville. 
Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Augusta. 
g.30 P.M. Reports due on Thoreau in Eng. IV. 



PSI UPSILON DANCE 

The Kappa Chapter of Psi Upsilon gave a very 
successful May dance at the Chapter House on the 
evening of May 1st. Two May poles were arranged, 
one in the dining-room and the other in the living- 
room, and several new German figures were carried 
through. 

The patronesses were Mrs. William M. Pennell 
and Mrs. Hartley C. Baxter of Brunswick. Those 
present were Gwendolyn Jenkins, Miss Mackintosh, 
Miss Geraldine Fitzgerald, Miss Josephine Fitzger- 
ald, Miss Emily Mitchell, Miss Louise Edwards of 
Portland ; Miss Sarah Moody of Bath ; Miss Edna 
McClellan of New York, Miss Rose of Kennebunk, 
Miss Sue Winchell, Miss Sarah Baxter, and Miss 
Daisy Hubbard of Brunswick. 

The committee in charge of the dance was Paul D. 
Blanchard, '07, Neal W. Cox, '08, and Philip H. 
Brown, '09. Music was furnished by Kendrie's or- 
chestra. 



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Kimball, 'lo, spent the last week in Boston. 

Hovey, '09, entertained his mother last week. 

C. A. Smith, '10, entertained his father last week. 

Last Friday there was a "Gasolene" sign on the '78 
gates. 

R. E. Carney, '07, has returned from a week's visit 
in Boston. 

R. A. Chapman, Bates, '10, was the guest of Far- 
rar last week. 

Harry McNeal of Bangor High School, spent Sun- 
day with Dugan, '10. 
' It is said that the Dickens Carnival netted the Cur- 
tis Memorial Library over $270. 

A number of students attended a party at Mrs. H. 
C. Baxter's at lO College Street, last Thursday. 

Mr. R. W. Warren of Warren & Simonds, will 
soon be in Brunswick with a fine line of Panama 
hats. 

Last Sunday many of the fellows went Mayflower- 
ing and report an abundance of the pretty white 
flower. 

C. W. Snow, '07, has returned to college after sev- 
eral weeks spent on Monhegan Island, on account of 
ill health. 

M. P. Whipple, '07, spent several days in Cam- 
bridge last week, where he visited Damren, '05, and 
Copeland, '06. 

The co-eds at Michigan have taken up rowing and 
an eight-oared crew will meet Syracuse, the latter 
part of this month. 

This evening at Lewiston City Hall the University 
of Maine Sophomore debating team will meet the 
Bates Sophomore team. 

Last Friday one of the Faculty gave his class 
adjourns just as the Examining Committee of the 
Boards came in the door. 

Demming, 'lO, who has been quarantined for 
mumps, is out of danger, and is attending to his 
college and track work. 

The 26th annual meeting of the Intercollegiate 
Press Association will be held at the Copley Square 
Hotel in Boston on May 24. 

There is some talk of a course in housewifery 
being established at Cornell, which meets with the 
entire approval of President Schurman. 

Mr. Hawes of Bangor was on the campus last 
week to attend the meeting of the Athletic Council 
which met to consider the football schedule for 
next fall. 

In a ten-inning game Monday afternoon on the 
Delta, the Alpha Sigma Club of the Brunswick High 
School defeated the Morse High School of Bath by 
a score of 5-4. 

The ten Freshmen for the trials for the Alexander 
Prize speaking have been chosen as follows : Clifford, 
Colbath, Eastman, Matthews, Mikelsky, I. B. Robin- 
son, Stone, Warren, Wandtke, Weeks. 

Last Thursday afternoon the Kappa Sigma Fra- 
ternity beat the Betas by a score of 8-3. The battery 
for Kappa Sigma was Doherty and Ballard, and 
Hobbs and Chandler for Beta Theta Pi. 



The Department of Geology has just received a 
box of minerals from Washington, D. C, illustrat- 
ing the geology of the Penobscot Bay region, a report 
on which will soon be issued by the Geological Sur- 
vey, 

Those who attended the dance of the Sigma 
Lambda Nu fraternity of Lewiston High School 
last Friday evening, were Crowell, '10, Weston, '10, 
Wandtke, '10, Atwood, 'lo ; Hanson, '10, and Hall, 
Medic. 

Last Tuesday afternoon the Kappa Sigma ball 
team played two games. In the first the Alpha Sigma 
team of Brunswick won from them by a score of 
8-6, and in second the Medics won in a live-inning 
game by a score of 14-1. 

The Class of 1887 is beginning to get together to 
try for the graduates' cup at Commencement. Clar- 
ence B. Burleigh of Augusta, who is secretary of the 
class, is to hold a little reunion of the Maine mem- 
bers of his class here on next Sunday. 

There has been some rumor of the Tennis Associa- 
tion intending to build a college tennis court this 
spring. The Association, however, will be unable to 
do so because of lack of funds, the Athletic Council 
being willing to only loan the needed money. 

Charles Poole Cleaves, '05, a former member of 
the Bowdoin Quill Board, and now a Unitarian min- 
ister, also the erstwhile author of "A Case of Sar- 
dines," had a story called "The Lost Bargain" in the 
May number of the Black Cat Maga::inc'. 

Sawyer, who played for Hebron in the game 
against the second team, Wednesday, is a brother 
of Sawyer, '07, and will enter college in 1908. Men 
from the team who will enter Bowdoin next year are 
Caldwell, Captain; McFarland, Upton, Wilson and 
Keogh. 

Last week the examining committee of the Trus- 
tees and Overseers of the College were here. The 
visitors were Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain, of Bruns- 
wick ; John A. Morrill,. Esq.. of Auburn ; Rev 
Charles C. Torrey, of Yale College, and Charles T. 
Hawes, Esq., of Bangor. 



FACULTY NOTES 

Professor Sills has been ill for some days with the 
mumps. 

One of the Bowdoin professors received a letter 
from Germany addressed to the Herr Professor Doc- 
tor — , Bodowin, and the Medicinal School of Maine. 

To-day Prof. Files will go to Boston to attend 
the meeting of the New England College Entrance 
Certificate Board. The next day, Saturday, he will 
be present at the meeting of the New England Mod- 
ern Language Association. 



BOWDOIN WINS FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP GAME \ 

Last Wednesday afternoon, Bowdoin beat Colby 
at Waterville by a score of 4 to 3 in ten innings. 
This is Bowdoin's first championship game and 
gives her a good start. A bonfire was built in front 
of the chapel to celebrate the victory. On the same 
afternoon Bates beat University of Maine at 
Orono by a score of 4 to 3, and Flebron Academy 
beat Bowdoin second on Whittier Field by a score 
of 7 to 5. 



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BOWDOIN MEN IN HARTFORD, CONN. 

There is getting to be quite a little colony of Bow- 
doin men in the city of Hartford. Rev. Edward P. 
Parker, D.D., '56, and Dr. Phineas H. Ingalls, '^^, 
have long been counted among the first citizens of the 
city, and within a few years Geo. B. Chandler, 'go, 
Jas. E. Rhodes, '97, Dr. W. H. Smith, 'gg. Dr. Henry 
A. Martelle, '01, James B. Perkins, '03, and Frank 
Day, '05, have located there. Dr. Parker is the oldest 
pastor of the city and has been the beloved head 
of the Second Congregational Church of Hartford 
for 47 years. He was given a D.D. by Yale in 1874 
and has for many years been on the governing boards 
of Yale. ©r. Parker delivered the address of Bow- 
doin when Hubbard Hall was dedicated two years 
ago. Dr. Ingalls is in the front rank of Hartford 
medical men where he has practiced for 25 years. He 
has also been an officer of the Connecticut Natioijal 
Guard, serving as brigade inspector. Mr. Chandler 
has recently moved to Hartford from Chicago where 
he was long with Ginn & Co. Mr. Rhodes is in the 
law department of the Travellers' Insurance Com- 
pany. Dr. Smith is superintendent of the Hartford 
Hospital. 

CLASS OF 1882 
Dr. George F. Bates has been elected a member of 
the Superintending School Committee of Yarmouth. 

CLASS OF i8gi 
Capt. Edmund M. Leary of the nth Cavalry in the 
Regular Army, who has been in the Philippines for 
several years, is on a two months' leave of absence 
and is visiting his old home in Augusta. He was 
among the half dozen Bovvdoin men from that city 
who attended the Rally April 18. 

CLASS OF i8g3 
J. W. Lambert has been chosen by the school 
committee to fill the position of principal of the Bar 
Harbor High School, left vacant by the resignation 
of Fred H. Cowan, '01. Mr. Lambert was for many 
years an assistant at the Morse High School at Bath, 
and since last fall principal of Greeley Institute at 
Cumberland Center. 

CLASS OF 1897 
Charles S. Sewall has been elected superintendent 
of schools for Oakland and Fairfield. He has been 
in Eastport for the past two years. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Jacob E. Wignott, now principal of the High 
School at Wellfieet, Mass., has been chosen superin- 
tendent of schools for the district composed of the 
towns of Hudson, Salem and Atkinson, N. H. He 
has been successfully engaged in teaching since grad- 
uation and received the recommendation of the State 
Superintendent of Instruction. 

Roy L. Marston of Skowhegan, is in Mexico for 
several months in the interests of an American Com- 
pany which has secured extensive lumbering rights 
in the State of Guerrero on the Pacific coast. 

CLASS OF 1901 
Donald F. Snow of Bangor, has been elected city 
solicitor of Bangor. 



CLASS OF 1904 

Myrton Andrew Bryant of the Class of 1904 was 
married March 20 to Miss Gertrude Lillian Morrell 
of Dorchester, Mass. Mr. Bryant is in the employ 
of Ginn & Co., with a responsible position. 

Mr. and Mrs. George D. Armstrong of Lewiston, 
have recently announced the engagement of their 
daughter. Miss Emma D. Armstrong, to Herbert H. 
Oakes, '04. Mr. Oakes is now in Manila as manager 
of a branch of the International Banking Company 
of New York City. 

The class secretary, E. F. D. Hathaway of 
Bethesda, Maryland, has issued his third annual 
report with commendable promptness. From its 
pages we note the following recent changes : 

Burpee is a civil engineer with Westinghouse, 
Church, Kerr & Co., of 10 Bridge Street, New York 
City. 

Emerson is studying at Union Theological Semi- 
nary, New York City. 

Lowell is teaching in the California Military Acad- 
emy at Santa Monica, Cal. 

Merryman is teaching natural sciences in Milwau- 
kee Academy, Milwaukee, Wis. 

Purington has charge of the New England office 
of Longmans, Green & Co., Publishers, at Boston, 
Mass. 

Schneider is pastor of the Congregational Church 
at Miasms, Conn. 

Spear is an instructor in Norwich University, 
Northfield, Vt. 

Bryant was married to Gertrude L. Morrell of 
Dorchester, Mass., 20 March, 1907. 

CLASS OF 1906 

D. B. Andrews, who has been with the Interna- 
tional Banking Corporation since graduation, has 
resigned and will go into business as a mining engi- 
neer with P. A. Babb, Bowdoin, 1900, City of Mex- 
ico. Mr. Andrews has been in Mexico for several 
months. Mr. Babb has been there five years and has 
been very successful. He was a well-known athlete 
wh.ile in Bowdoin and was editor-in-chief of the 
Orient. Mr. Andrews is the first of the score of 
young Bowdoin men in the employ of the Interna- 
tional Banking Corporation to leave its employ. 



THE HANDICAP MEET 

Last Monday a handicap meet was held on 
Whittier Field in a drizzling rain. The results 
were not phenomenal, but were satisfactory 
and we have every reason to be encouraged 
by them. There are now in college, not 
counting Shorey, only ten of last year's points 
in the Maine meet. This means new men are 
needed and the work done by new men last 
Monday was the most encouraging feature. 
Several large handicaps were given which 
made all the finishes close. The results were 
as follows : 

100- Yard Dash, First Heat — Smith, '09, handicap 
5 yards, first ; Atwood, '09, scratch, second ; Stetson, 
'08, handicap, 6 yards. Time — 10.3. Second Heat — ■ 
Bass, '07, handicap 13 yards; first; Scates, 'eg, hand- 



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icap 4 yards, second. Time — ii. Final heat — ■ 
Smith, first; Atwood, second; Bass, third. Time — 

220-Yard Dash — Davie, 'lo, handicap 6 yards, 
first; Powers, '09, scratch, second; Donnell, '08, 
handicap 3 yards, third. Time — 23.4. 

440- Yard Dash — Johnson, '09, handicap, 25 yards, 
first; R. Morss, handicap 30 yards, second; Kim- 
ball, '07, scratch, third. Time — 54. 

880-Yard Dash— Timberlake, '08, handicap 35 
yards, first; Simmons, '09, handicap, 45 yards, sec- 
ond ; Morrison, '08, handicap 45 yards, third. Time — 
2.14. 

Mile Run— Colbath, '10, scratch, first; Slociim, '10, 
handicap 50 yards, second ; Hawes, '10, handicap 80 
yards, third. Time — 4.59. 

Two-Mile Run— D. S. Robinson. '07, scratch, first; 
A. L. Robinson, '08, second; Weston, 'd8, third. 
Time — 10,50. 

High Hurdles— Edwards, '10, handicap 12 yards, 
first; Leavitt, '08, handicap 7 yards, second; Smith, 
'08, scratch, third. Time — 17.1. 

220 Hurdles — Edawrds, '10, handicap, 8 yards, 
first; Leavitt, '08, handicap, 8 yards, second; Scates, 
'09, handicap, 7 yards, third. Time — 28. 

High Jump — Edwards, '10, handicap 3 inches, first; 
Pennell, '09, scratch, second; Brigham, '08, scratch, 
third. Height, 5 feet 5 inches. 

Pole Vault— Winchell, '07, scratch; Burton, '09, 
scratch. Height, 8 feet 9 inches. 

Broad Jump— Smith, '09, handicap i foot 6 inches, 
first; Atwood, scratch, second; A. B. Roberts, '07, 
handicap 2 feet, third. Distance, 21 feet. 

Throwing Hainmer — Tefft, 'eg, handicap 20 feet, 
first; Warren, '10, scratch, second; Crosby, '10, 
handicap 2 feet, second; Burton, '07, handicap, 12 
feet, third. Distance, 93 feet. 



SNOWSHOE CLUB REUNION 

The Annassigunticook Snowshoe Club will 
hold a reunion dinner at the Inn, on Friday, 
May 17, everyone taking the 6.30 car from 
Brunswick. The dinner will be followed by 
after-dinner speaking. All persons who went 
on any of the snowshoe tramps, and also their 
friends, are invited to attend. Names should 
be sent to Rev. H. A. Jump or Sturtevant, '09, 
before next Thursday night. < 



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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 17, 1907 



NO. 5 



BOWDOIN WINS CORNELL DEBATE 

Last Tuesday Bowdoin won its debate with 
the team representing the Cornell Debating 
Congress, and recorded its fifth consecutive 
debating victory. The debate was awarded to 
Bowdoin by a unanimous vote of the judges, 
but the debate was a close one, it being 
extremely difficult to pick the winner until the 
last rebuttal speech was made, and even then 
many doubted whether Bowdoin would win. 
The debate was well worth winning, for 
though the Cornell team was not the "varsity 
team, it was a team of good debaters, and 
might be styled the second 'varsity since two 
of the men were 'varsity alternates. The feel- 
ing was all of the most friendly type and it is 
hoped relations with Cornell may be contin- 
ued. 

Governor William T. Cobb presided over 
the debate, introducing the speakers as their 
turns came. 

The question for debate was Resolved, 
That American Cities Should Seek the Solu- 
tion of the Street Railroad Problem in Private 
Ownership. Bowdoin had the affirmative, 
and was represented by F. J. Redman, '07; 
Phillips Kimball, '07; and Roscoe H. Hupper, 
'07, with William M. Harris, '09, as alternate; 
while the Cornell team which defended the 
negative was composed of A. Heber Winder, 
'08 ; Roscoe C. Edlund, '09 ; and David T. 
Smith, '08, with H. T. Kent, Jr., '08, as alter- 
nate. Mr. Kent, however, did not accompany 
the team to Brunswick. 

Mr. Redman opened the debate for the 
affirmative by showing that municipal owner- 
ship of street railways, which nowhere exists 
in the United States, would result in much 
complication because of the interurban car 
lines, in greater expenditure to the cities than 
is possible with their present debt limits, and 
in corruption since our cities are now corrupt 
would not be rendered less so by the entrust- 
ment to them of a new important business 
enterprise. 

Mr. Winder, the first speaker for the nega- 
tive, pointed out as evils of the system of pri- 
vate ownership, corruption of city politics, 
over-capitalization, high fares, and poor ser- 



vice. He showed that the system of private 
ownership was the result of inertia allowing 
things to move along the course Of least resist- 
ance and not the result of thoughtful planning 
and statesmanship. He also pointed out that 
the problem of ownership of street railroads 
is absolutely local and should be decided by 
each city. 

Mr. Kimball, the second speaker for the 
affirmative, showed that municipal ownership 
would result in poorer service and greater 
expense using as an illustration supposed con- 
ditions in New York under municipal owner- 
ship. 

Mr. Edlund, who was the next speaker for 
the negative, attempted to refute the argu- 
ments in favor of the regulation of street rail- 
roads as private enterprises since this would 
have to be the solution of the problem with 
private ownership. He also proposed and 
supported the theory of municipal ownership 
and operation. 

Mr. Hupper devoted the entire of his main 
speech to rebutting the arguments of the first 
two speakers on the negative. His speaking 
was extremely effective and refuted most of 
their arguments, especially those in regard to 
the municipal corruption, over-capitalization, 
and high fares resulting from private owner- 
ship. He refuted the arguments in regard to 
municipal regulation and control by quoting 
examples of the same from Massachusetts and 
showing that the methods of Massachusetts 
were applicable to all United States cities. 

Mr. Smith, the last speaker for the nega- 
tive, claimed that municinal ownership is supe- 
rior to private ownership, because under pri- 
vate ownership roads are run entirely for 
profit, and under municipal ownership entirely 
for public service. He proposed and defended 
the theory of municipal ownership with pri- 
vate operation. The order of speaking in 
rebuttal was Edlund, Redman, Winder, Kim- 
ball, Smith, and Hupper. All the rebuttal 
speeches were good, but it was here probably 
that Bowdoin won the debate, Mr- Hupper's 
rebuttal speech being very exceptionally good. 

The judges, who, after considerable discus- 
sion, unanimously gave the debate to Bowdoin, 
were : Professor Bruce Wyman, of the Har- 



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vard Law School ; Professor Henry G. Pear- 
son of the Massachusetts Institute of Technol- 
ogy', and William S. Youngman, Esq., of Bos- 
ton. 



BOWDOIN, 5; BATES, 2 

The decisive winning of the game with 
Bates on Whittier Field on last Monday gave 
Bowdoin three straight victories for the state 
championship. The game was a fine exhibi- 
tion of baseball, Bowdoin having no errors 
recorded against her. Bowdoin's fine batting 
won the game. Bates took the lead in the 
first inning. Bridges got a base on balls, Wight 
sacrificed advancing him a base. Wilder hit 
safely, scoring Bridges, and Rogers made a 
two-bagger that scored Wilder. This was all 
the scoring Bates did. 

For Bowdoin Manter scored in the second 
on two hits and a passed ball. In the third G. 
Bower scored on a hit, a sacrifice by McDade, 
and a hit by Files. 

It was Stanwood's fine two-base hit that was 
the great sensational play of the game when he 
scored Abbott and G. Bower in the fifth and 
clinched the game. Bowdoin added another 
run in the seventh. 

The fine backing up on the part of Abbott 
was a feature of the game, when by his hand- 
ling of Stanwood's poor throw to third base he 
succeeded in cutting the Bates winner off at 
the plate. 

The summary : 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

Abbott, If 5 I I I I ° 

G. Bower, ss 3 3 2 o o o 

McDade, rf 2 o o 2 o o 

Stanwood, ib 2 o i 13 i 

Files, cf 4 I I o ° 

Lawrence, c 4 o o 6 2 

Manter, 2b 4 I 2 3 3 

C. Bower, 3b 4 o i o 4 o 

Sparks, p 3 i i 4 o 

Totals 31 5 9 27 IS o 

Bates. 

ab r bh po a e 

Bridges, cf 2 i o i o o 

Wight, rf 2 o o I o o 

Burnell, ib 3 o 12 i o 

Wilder, ss 4 i 1 i 5 o 

Rogers, If 4 i 2 3 o 

Boothby, c 4 o S 2 i 

Cole, 2b 3 o I I o I 

Jordan, 3b 3 o o i 

Harriman, p 3 o o 4 o 

Totals 28 2 4 24 13 2 



SCORE BY INNINGS 

Bowdoin i i o z i o * — 5 

Bates 2 o o o o o — 2 

Earned runs — Bowdoin, 2 ; Bates. Two-base hits 
— Stanwood, Rogers. Sacrifice hits — McDade 2, 
Wight. Struck out — by Sparks, Bridges, Wight, 
Boothby, Cole 2, Jordan 2 ; by Harriman, Files, 
Lawrence, Manter, Sparks. First base on balls — off 
Sparks, Bridges 2, Wight; off Harriman, Stanwood, 
Sparks. Stolen bases — G. Bower 2, Stanwood 3, 
Files, Manter, Sparks, Bridges, Wight, Rogers, Cole. 
First base on errors — Bates i. Hit by pitched ball — 
G. Bower, Burnell. Passed balls — Boothby. Umpire 
— Hassett. Time — 1.45. Attendance — ^400. 



MAINE FORFEITED TO BOWDOIN 

The baseball game scheduled for University 
of Maine to be played at Brunswick last Sat- 
urday, was forfeited to Bowdoin as the U. of 
M. failed to appear with a complete team. 
Owing to a missing of the train by five of 
the Maine team only seven arrived in Bruns- 
wick. It was a source of regret to both man- 
agements that the game had to go in this way, 
but it really was the only possible course as 
the Bowdoin schedule is complete from now 
on and it was found absolutely impossible to 
add another game. In fact, Bowdoin has had 
to give up playing a postponed game with 
Tufts owing to the fact that the faculty would 
not grant another date. After the declaring of 
the championship as a nine to nothing victory 
for Bowdoin, Maine accepted two Bowdoin 
players and an exhibition game was played. 
This resulted in a victory for Bowdoin, two to 
one. The game was well played on both sides. 
Files pitched for Bowdoin and Dow for 
Maine. The summary: 

Bowdoin 

ab bh po a e 

Abbott, If 4 o I o 1 

G. Brown, ss 4 I 3 3 I 

McDade, cf 4 o o i 

Stanwood, lb 3 o 14 3 

Files, p 3 o 5 

Lawrence, c 3 i 5 o 

Manter, 2b 3 o ' 2 o 

C. Bower, 3b 2 o 3 i i 

Hanrahan, rf 3 o o 

29 2 27 14 4 

Maine 

ab bh po a e 

Scales, ss 4 o i 4 2 

Chase, 2b 4 o 2 2 

Mayo, lb 4 i M o i 

Higgins, 3b 4 I I I 1 

Smith, c 3 I 2 o 

Goodrich, rf 4 I 2 o o 

Walker, If 3 o o o o 



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Purington, cf 4 

Dow, p 3 

Totals 33 



WESLEYAN DEFEATS BOWDOIN, SECOND 
TEAM WINS 

Word was received Wednesday night that 
Wesleyan had defeated Bowdoin at Middle- 
town by a score of 7-2. ' Word was also 
received that Bowdoin Second defeated Bates 
Second at Lewiston by a score of 5-3. 



BOWDOIN LEAGUE STANDING 

Won. Lost. Per Ct. 

Lewiston 3 l.ooo 

E. L. H. S 2 I .666 

Gardiner 2 I .666 

Brunswick 4 .000 

Leavitt i .000 

COLLEGE COMMONS 

The question of the advisability of having a 
College Commons or dining room where all 
the undergraduates of Bowdoin may eat 
together has been discussed at some length by 
both the faculty and the student body during 
the last few years. Undergraduates have gen- 
erally hailed it as a new idea and will doubt- 
less be surprised to learn that from 1829 to 
1834 students of Bowdoin College ate at a Col- 
kge Common. Without attempting to discuss 
the advantages or disadvantages of reviving 
this custom the Orient wishes to present the 
facts taken from the college records which 
show that the idea was once tried here at the 
request of the students and that it was a fail- 
ure. 

Upon the records on file at the Treasurer's 
office appear the following: 

Sept. 5, 1826. — Voted to erect a building to 
be used as a College Commons or Eating Club 
for the students, and to apply to the state leg- 
islature for financial aid. 

Sept. 2, 1829. — Voted that Joseph H. 
McKeen act as a committee to procure or erect 
a suitable building for a College Commons, 
$1,750 to be appropriated for same. 

Sept. 1832. — Voted that the trustees pay 
$169.00 to College Commons, the same being 
in payment for the Commencement Dinner. 

Sept. 1834. — Voted that the sum of $120.00 
be payed to Joseph H. Mclveen in full for his 
claim on the college for losses on account of 
College Commons. 

Sept. 1849. — Voted that for the next course 



of medical lectures the Commons Hall be used 
as a lecture room, unless required by the 
faculty of the college for a Commons. 

The hall referred to as Commons Hall, is 
the low brick building on Bath Street, now 
used as the carpenter's work shop. 



MASS=MEETINQ TO=NIGHT AT SEVEN 

To-night will be held a mass-meeting to 
organize Bowdoin spirit for to-morrow's- meet. 
We have enrolled in the catalog 288 students, 
of these 288 should go to Memorial Hall 
to-night, and 288 take the 8.03 train for 
Waterville to-morrow. 



BOWDOIN BULLETIN 

The statistics of the incomes and expenditures of 
Bowdoin men collected by Professor Foster a few 
weeks ago have been put in book form along with 
some interesting reading matter and will be ready 
for distribution in a short time in the form of a 
Bulletin. 

The Bulletin contains, not merely suppositions to 
show how a man might work his way through col- 
lege, but facts and figures which show that during 
the years 1906-07, 167 Bowdoin students earned a 
total sum of $37,709.39, or an average of $225 per 
man. The Bulletin contains a tabfe showing .the 
income men have had from special sources; the" pos- 
sibilities for work at the college; a table of neces- 
sary college e.xpenses ; an average expense account 
compiled from the statistics handed in to Prof. Fos- 
ter ; a discussion on the questions, "Must a Self- 
Sunnorting Student Fall Below in Scholarship?" 'Ts 
the Self-Supporting Student in Danger of Losing 
the Best of College Life?" "Is the Man Who 
Works His Way in Danger of Injuring His ■ 
Health?" and "Does the Student Who is Working 
His Way Lose Social Standing?" 

If there exists in the mind of anyone a doubt that 
Bowdoin is a democratic college, that doubt should 
be quickly dispelled by a glance at the Bulletin. He 
will be more than ever convinced that money does 
not give a college man standing among his fellows, 
but only elements of character and qualities of head 
and heart can give him true distinction in the col- 
lege world. 



DEBATING COUNCIL DINNER 

The annual banquet of the Bowdoin Debating 
Council will be held at Riverton Park Saturday even- 
ing, June first. After dinner speeches will be made 
by all the members, F. J. Redman, '07, being toast- 
master. The invited guests will be Judge William 
L. Putnam, '55 ; Dr. Edward Stanwood, '61 ; Hon. 
Herbert M. Heath, '72 ; Professor Henry L. Chap- 
man, '66, and Professor W. B. Mitchell, 'go. At this 
banquet gold medals will be presented to Redman, 
Snow, Hupper and Roberts, the members of the 
debating team which defeated Syracuse University, 
and medals will be presented to the Cornell team, , 



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NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

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ates, alumni, and officers of Instruction. No anony 
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Vol. XXXVII. MAY 17. 1907 No. 5 

£7 • *•£• ni I * We are very glad to pub- 
Scientific Work at ,■ , ,,- ■' ? ., \ 

„ , . lish this week the item 

from the Bowdoiti Ckib in 
Boston in regard to the discussion recently 
held at a meeting of that club on the subject of 
"Bowdoin's Immediate Future." And par- 
ticularly pleased are we to note that some of 
the friends of the college are coming to realize 
the necessity for more scientific work in the 
curriculum and that a beginning at least has 
been made that will look towards this end. 
This is not the first time that the Orient has 
called attention to the need of courses in 
mechanical and perspective drawing and more 
emphasis along all scientific lines. It may not 
be possible now to establish a complete engi- 
neering course, but certainly opportunity 
should be given so that students desiring a 
scientific course may get enough preparation 
here that they may receive a diploma from M. 
I. T. or other scientific schools in two years, 
and not in three or four as is now the case. 
Our opportunities for work in Mathematics, 
Physics and Chemistry are excellent but some- 



thing more is necessary. During the last few 
years, the general departments have been 
receiving constant additions, but the science 
departments have remained the same. In view 
ni the modern demand for scientific work and 
'he fact of the large number of men who are 
'aking these courses, this is hardly the policy 
^o continue. We might add to what is said in 
the article referred to, that the college has 
excellent facilities now for conducting work 
in drawing. The large room originally 
intended for mineralogy on the third floor of 
the Science Building offers a fine chance for 
such work. The Orient hopes that an oppor- 
tunity for broadening the curriculum along 
these lines will be offered and in behalf of the 
student body most heartily unites with the 
Bowdoin Club in its petition to the Governing 
Boards. This is just what we want and need. 



„. . ,. . ... Now that there really is a 
Christian Association r-i • ^- a ■ ^■ 

p .. Christian Association in 

^ Bowdoin it has before it an 

extremely important question of policy. This 

is whether it shall affiliate with the national 

organization of the Young Men's Christian 

Association, so becoming a chapter in the 

national fraternity bound to obey the rules of 

the national body, or shall continue as it has 

started, sever connections with the national 

organization, adopt a new constitution and 

become as strong as possible as a local society. 

The conditions are as follows : By the con- 
stitution and practice of the Y. M. C. A. only 
persons who are members in good standing of 
an Evangelical Church, shall be eligible for 
active membership, and the holding of office. 
Any other man of good moral character may 
become an associate member and enjoy all the 
privileges of active membership except those 
of voting and holding office. During the last 
two years this important section of the Y- M. 
C. A. constitution has been disregarded at 
Bowdoin without making any break with the 
national organization, with the result, how- 
ever, that all the men who held office last year 
and who will hold office next year do not hap- 
pen to be members of evangelical churches. 

To those especially interested in the work of 
the Association, it has seemed that here as at 
Amherst, most good can be done by an Asso- 
ciation in which membership shall be open to 
all students, and which honestly tries to help 
the religious side of the college. There are 
many opportunities for the .Association to do 
good, and the officers want the Association to 



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do this in the best possible way. With this in 
view several of the officers have to-day gone to 
the Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Augusta 
to learn what the attitude of the National 
Organization will be to us if we break away, 
or what arguments they have to offer in favor 
of our remaining affiliated with them. 

Whether or not the Bowdoin College Christ- 
ian Association keeps her old constitution or 
adopts a new one, the Northfield Conference is 
open to every Bowdoin man, rnd the Christian 
A.'^so.ciation is trying to get a good number of 
Bowdoin men to attend it this summer. It 
lasts from June 28 to July 7, and is something 
worth the while of every college man's attend- 
ing at least once during his college course. It 
is a unique way of meeting of men of honest 
purpose who are to make up with us a genera- 
tion that will soon represent what is called the 
United States- A longer account of the con- 
ference appears in another part of this issue. 

INTERSCHOLASTIC TENNIS 

Last Tuesday the interscholastic tennis tourna- 
ment began, and at the time of going to press, the 
following news had been received by the Orient. 

Singles — First round : Waterville drew a pass. 
Cony H. S. beat Bangor H. S. 6-0, 6-1; Brunswick 
beat Thornton Academy, 6-4, 6-1. Westbrook drew 
a pass. Second round ; Waterville H. S. beats Cony 
H. S. 6-2, 6-4. Brunswick beat Westbrook, 6-2, 6-2. 

Final Rouiid — Brunswick beat Waterville H. S., 
6-3, 6-2, 7-5. 

Doubles — First round : Brunswick beat Cony H. S. 
6-1, 6-1, and Thornton Academy beat Bangor H. S. 
6-2, 6-3. 

Second Round — Brunswick beat Waterville, 6-2, 
6-.'. Westbrook beat Thornton Academy, 6-1, 8-6. 

Final Round — Brunswick beat Westbrook, 6-3, 6-4, 
7-5. 

The entries from the various schools were : Ban- 
gor: Gillin, Whitcomb, Guild and Jones. Bruns- 
wick: Woodard and Coffin. Cony: Williamson, 
Hitchborne, and Hendee. Thornton : Sawyer and 
Merrill, and Waterville : Oilman and Spencer, West- 
brook : Brier and Nagai. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, MAY IQTH 

2.30-5 P.M. Track work on Whittier Field. 
Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Augusta. 
6.30 P.M. Snowshoe Club leaves for reunion din- 
ner at the Inn. 

Trials for Ale.xander Prize Speaking. 

7.00 P.M. MASS-MEETING IN MEMORIAL HALL. 

SATURDAY, MAY i8tH 

8.03 A.M. BOWDOIN COLLEGE LEAVES FOR WATER- 
VILLE, ROUND TRIP $1.50. 

Maine Intercollegiate Meet at Waterville. 
Y. M. C. A. State Convention at Augusta. 
Bowdoin Second plays Fryeburg Academy at Frye- 
burg. 

9.30 P.M. Reports due on Thoreau in Eng. IV. 

SUNDAY, MAY I9TH 

10.4s P.M. Rev. Hugh Black, third Bowdoin 
preacher, speaks in Church on the Hill. 

5.00 P.M. Rev. Hugh Black speaks in chapel. 
Anthem by college quartette. 

MONDAY, MAY 20TH 

-■30-5 P.M. Track work for Worcester Team. 



2.30-5 P.M. 



TUESDAY, MAY 2IST 

Track work for Worcester team. 



WEDNESDAY, MAY 22D 

8.03 Baseball team leaves for Orono. 
Championship game with U. of M. at Orono. 
230-5 P.M. Track work for Worcester team. 



2.30-5 P.M. 



THURSDAY, MAY 23D 

Track work for Worcester team. 



FRIDAY, MAY 24TH 

5.30 P.M. Deutscher Verein meeting at New 
Meadows Inn. 

New England Press Association meets at Boston. 
Zeta Psi House Party. 

SATURDAY, MAY 25TH 

8.05 A.M. Second team leaves for Kent's Hill. 
11.27 A.M. Baseball team leaves for Lewiston. 
Second team plays Kent's Hill at Kent's Hill. 
Championship baseball game at Lewiston. 
Interscholastic Athletic Meet on Whittier Field. 
N. E. I. A. A. Meet at Worcester. 



TENNIS TOURNAMENT FOR CAPTAINCY 

The following men entered the tennis tournament 
for captaincy which began last Tuesday. The draw- 
ings and results up to the time of going to press 
were as follows : 

First Round — Brown and Piper drew a pass. Ham 
and Kingsley, won by Kingsley, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 0-6, 6-2, 
Goodspeed and Martin, unplayed. Pike and Timber- 
lake, won by Pike, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, Upton and Hyde, 
won by Hyde, 6-2, 6-3, 6-2, Linnell and Haines drew 
a pass. 

Second Round — Haines defeated Linnell 6-4, 6-1, 
6-0. 



JVIASSACHUSETTS CLUB MEETING 

Last Saturday evening the Massachusetts Club 
held its final meeting of the year at the Inn. Officers 
were elected as follows : J. F. Morrison, '08, Presi- 
dent; A. P. Richards, '10, Vice-President; and Sum- 
ner Edwards, '10, Secretary and Treasurer. After 
the dinner Professor Allen Johnson spoke concern- 
ing the present movement in Massachusetts towards 
securing a more democratic form of government by 
giving to the people the right initiative and refer- 
endum. Afterwards the prizes were given to the 
winners in the different groups which met last term 
for card playing. The prizes were skull match-safes 
adorned with the seal of Massachusetts. 



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(ZollcQC IRotes 

MASS=MEETINQ TO=NIQHT AT 7 P.M. 
Everybody Out ! 

McMichael, '07, was at his home in Boston a few- 
days last week. 

Trials for the men who are to go to Waterville 
to-morrow were held Tuesday. 

Hon. George E. Weeks of Fairfield was the guest 
of his son, Weeks, '10, last week. 

Fisher and Marston of the Lewiston High Debat- 
ing Team attended the Cornell Debate, Tuesday 
evening. 

The tennis teams which came to the Interschol- 
astic Tournament were entertained by the several 
men who are trying for assistant manager. 

Union College has the distinction of being the 
mother of the Greek letter fraternity and the first 
undenominational college founded in this country. 

The trial competition for the Alexander Prize 
Speaking took place to-day before a committee com- 
posed of Professors Mitchell, Hutchins and Foster. 

C. E. Stetson, '07, has gone to Fryeburg Academy 
where he will teach Chemistry for the remainder of 
the year. Stetson will take the place of Henderson, 
'05, who has gone to Mexico. 

A curious coincidence is the fact that in six ball 
games this year Bowdoin has been scored on in the 
opening inning, and in four of them the opposing 
team has scored two runs. 

The reading of the commencement parts took 
place yesterday evening in Banister Hall and more 
will be read to-night. The committee to judge them 
were Professor Sills, Moody and Woodruff. 

Manter and Robinson stayed home from the trip 
to Wesleyan and Tufts on account of the Track 
Meet. The team was in charge of Allen, '07, who 
made the same trip last fall with the football team. 

Rev. Mr. Hull of the Class of '07 is asked to 
preach the annual sermon at the North Cumberland 
County Conference of Congregational Ministers and 
Churches which convenes at New Gloucester June 
11-12. 

Word has been received from no less an author- 
ity than a recent graduate that the engagement of 
Mr. E. H. MacMichael, '07, is to be announced this 
spring. The Orient takes great pleasure in publish- 
ing this notice. 

According to the Chicago Tribune, there were 
eleven killed and one hundred and four injured in 
football last fall, which is a marked decrease from 
the year previous when eighteen were killed and one 
hundred and fifty-nine injured. 

On April 28, Rev. Mr. Hull of the Class of '07, 
preached in one of the larger Congregational 
churches in the suburbs of New York City. He 
preached there again May 12, and is considering 
settling there, and taking graduate work under 
Brander Matthews, and Dr. Lawrence who is a 
Bowdoin man of the Class of 1898, in Columbia Uni- 
versity, with the view of M.A. degree. 



TRACK MEET TO=MORROW at Waterville 
Everybody Take 8.03 Train! 

The Alpha Delts defeated the Kappa Sigma base- 
ball team last Thursday afternoon, by a score of 
10-5. McLaughlin and Clifford were the Alpha 
Delts' battery, while Robinson and Ballard were 
between the points for the latter team. 

Crosby, 'lo, entertained his father over Sunday. 

At a Freshman Class meeting Tuesday, Frank E. 
McGlone was chosen Toastmaster and Warren E. 
Robinson, Historian. The committees were as fol- 
lows ; Banquet Committee, Crosby, McLaughlin, 
Dugan, Cane Committee, Atwood, Mikelsky, Lan- 
der; Ode Committee, Hale, Edwards, Stephens. 

Professor Hugh Black of Union Seminary, New 
York, will be the college preacher next Sunday. 
Professor Black is only thirty-nine years old, was 
graduated from Glasgow University, Scotland, held 
pastorates in Scotland until a year ago, when he 
came to this side as a special preacher to the col- 
leges of the United States. His volumes on "Friend- 
ship" and "Work" are very popular. 



FACULTY NOTES 

Dr. Whittier was in Washington over Sunday. He 
attended there a meeting of Pathologists and Bac- 
teriologists. 

Professor Lee has been invited to lecture before 
the Appalachian Mountain Club of Boston next 
month. He will lecture on a trip he took last sum- 
mer to Mt. Katahdin. 

Professor Ham visited Lincoln Academy on 
Thursday — that being the Bowdoin Preparatory 
School assigned to him. 

Professor Sills attended the Episcopalian Conven- 
tion held at Portland, Wednesday. 

Professor Burnett last Thursday and Friday 
attended the annual convention of registrars of the 
New England Colleges, held at Wesleyan College, 
Middletown, Conn. 



NORTHFIELD CONFERENCE 

The twenty-second annual conference of men 
from the Eastern and Canadian colleges held under 
the auspices of the International Committee of 
Young Men's Christian Associations will meet this 
year at East Northfield, Massachusetts, from June 28 
to July 7. At this conference, which is held in one 
of the most beautiful sections of New England, six 
or seven hundred men will represent almost every 
college and university in the East. 

The conference meetings consist of Bible classes, 
mission classes, classes to study immigration or 
social problems, a general convocation in the morn- 
ing and again in the evening to hear some one speak 
on the problems which are confronting the present 
generation all over the world. Among the leaders 
of the religious classes are Professor Lucius H. Mil- 
ler of Princeton, Rev. H. E. Fosdick of Montclair, 
N. J., Professor Henry B. Wright of Yale, and 
Professor Henry T. Fowler of Brown. Besides 
these, the most prominent speakers for the general 
convocations will be Rev. William Lawrence, Bishop 



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of Massachusetts, Rev. H. S. Coffin, D.D., of New- 
York City, Rev. F. B. Meyer of England, Mr. George 
Gleason of Japan, Mr. John R. Mott of New York 
City, and Rev. W. W. Moore of Virginia. 

Every afternoon will be entirely free from confer- 
ences and will be devoted to athletic sports, or what- 
ever the delegates wish. A series of baseball games 
is played for the college championship, over a hun- 
dred men usually enter the tennis tournament, and 
every one else has an opportunity for exercise and 
enjoyment in swimming, playing golf, taking part 
in tire Fourth of July athletic meet or walking 
through the surrounding country. No one is required 
to attend any meetings or conferences unless he so 
chooses, and there are many enjoyable features of 
the conferences such as receptions, fraternity din- 
ners, and serenades that cannot be dwelt on here. 

The conference is open to everyone whether a 
member or not of the Christian Association, and it 
affords an opportunity for a pleasant and very profit- 
able week obtainable in no other way. The expenses 
are as follows : Registration fee, $5 for ten days, or 
60 cents a day; board and lodging in the Northfield 
Seminary building $12 for the ten days, or board 
alone costs $9, it being possible to hire tents for four 
people at prices varying from $4 to $10 for the whole 
tent, according to its furnishings. The railroads 
usually grant a one and one-third fare for the round 
trip, which therefore would not cost more than $8. 

It has been some time since Bowdoin has had more 
than a single representative at the conference, and 
this year she should make a better showing. 
Already four or five men are sure of going, but more 
should take advantage of the opportunity. Further 
information can be obtained from J. F. Morrison, '08, 
or the members of the Northfield committee, L. 
Adams, '08, A. L. Robinson, '08, and L. F. Timber- 
lake, '09, who can obtain pamphlets in regard to the 
Conference. All registration fees must be received 
at Northfield before June 22, and all applications for 
tents before June 15. 



DELTA UPSILON HOUSE PARTY 

On Friday, May 10, the Bowdoin Chapter of 
Delta Upsilon gave a reception and dance at their 
chapter house using for the first time the new dance 
hall. The reception was held from three to five 
o'clock and the guests were received by a commit- 
tee consisting of Mrs. Wm. DeWitt Hyde, Mrs. 
Frank E. Woodruff, Mrs. William T. Foster, Mrs. 
Samuel F. Thompson, and Mrs. George F. Tenney. 
Punch was served by Miss Chrystine Kennison of 
Waterville. At half-past five the party left by spe- 
cial car for New Meadows Inn where a shore dinner 
was enjoyed. 

The delegates from other fraternities were as fol- 
lows : Felix A. Burton, '07, Delta Kappa Epsilon ; 
M. Carroll Webber, '07, Zeta Psi; Thomas Otis, '10, 
Kappa Sigma; Francis R. Upton, Jr., '08, Psi tfpsi- 
lon ; Harry Brown, '07, Theta Delta Chi ; William 
Haines, '08, Beta Theta Pi; Harold Chandler, '08, 
Alpha Delta Phi. 

At nine o'clock the party assembled in the hall 
where dancing was enjoyed until a late hour, music 



being furnished by Kendrie's Orchestra. About 
forty couples were present at the dance. Among the 
alumni and special guests were John A. Green, '03 ; 
Harrie Webber, '03 ; Ralph Stewart, '05 ; Farnsworth 
Marshall, '03; F. L. Dutton, '99; Charles A. Smith, 
Colby, '08; Ralph Sprague, Bowdoin Medical 
School; Carl F. Getchell, Dartmouth, '05; Albert F- 
Noble, Amherst, '05 ; Harry L. Farnham, University 
of Maine, '09 ; James E. Farnsworth, University of 
Maine, '08, and G. L. Howe, Amherst, '98. 

The ladies present were Miss Bernice M. Russell, 
Miss Gertrude Luce, Miss Grace Russell, Miss Doris 
M. Presson, Miss Mabel E. Hunter of Farmington, 
Mrs. F. L. Dutton, Miss Beatrice Cook, Miss Eliza- 
beth O'Conner of Augusta, Miss H. Frances Mad- 
docks, Miss Susie McDougal of Boothbay Harbor, 
Mrs. Harrie Webber, Miss Lillian Bearce of Auburn, 
Miss Florence Smith, Miss Georgia Chadbourne of 
Saco, Miss Clementine Allen, Shirley, Mass., Miss 
Chrystine Kennison, Waterville, Miss Ethel Pike, 
Lisbon Falls, Miss Bessie Templeton, Lewiston, Miss 
Louena Sylvester, Richmond, Miss Gertrude Harlow, 
Dixfield, Miss Bertha Fraiser, Lewiston, Miss Lelia 
Hunnewell, Kingfield, Miss Haines, Philadelphia, 
Miss Agnes Green, Woodfords, Miss Sarah Moody, 
Bath, Miss Edna McClellan, New York. Miss Lil- 
lian Connine, Miss Ada Simonds, Portland, Miss 
Cecile Houghton, Miss Mae Despeaux, Miss Rose 
Dumas, Miss Helen Eaton, Miss Allen, and Miss 
Daisy Hubbard, of Brunswick. 



BOWDOIN ALUMNI SING ESPERANTO 

At the January meeting of the "Bowdoin Club," of 
Boston, Doctor D. O. S. Lowell (Bowdoin, '73), 
delivered by request an address on Esperanto. Dr. 
Lowell is the vice-president of the Boston Esperanto 
Society, and instructor in Esperanto at the Roxbury 
Latin School. He took up such points as the need 
of an international language, the kind of one needed, 
whether Esperanto met this need, the structure of 
the language itself, read, recited and distributed 
specimens of the literature, and as a climax a cho- 
rus of the members present, led by the doctor him- 
self, sang in lusty Esperanto an old Bowdoin song 
which he. had hastily translated. We give the first 
stanza : 

'68 War Song 
(Air, "Tramp, tramp, tramp") 

When the bonny moon is seen 
Glinting down on Bowdoin green, 

And the little stars are twinkling in the sky, 
When the dusky shadows fall 
Round the North of Winthrop Hall, 

Then we'll muster '68 to do or die. 

Sesdek-oka Militakanto 

Ho ! la bela luno nun 
Brilas sur Bowdoin'on, kun 

Steletoj ekbriletantaj super nin, 
Kaj la mallumetoj ce 
Winthrop Halo falas tre 

Kiel Sesdek-Ok kunvens fari GIN. 



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Hlumnt Botes 



Charles Edward Clifford, Esq., one of the 
few surviving members of the Class of 1847, 
died at his home in West Falmouth, Maine, 
April 20, 1907, at the age of seventy-eight. 
Mr. Clifford, the eldest son of Hon. Nathan 
Clifford, Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, 
and Hannah Ayer, daughter of Capt. James 
Ayer, was born 2 Nov. 1828, at Newfield, Me. 
He received his early education in his native 
town, but was prepared for college at the 
North Yarmouth Academy. His course at 
Bowdoin was interrupted in his Sophomore 
year, because he was supposed to be engaged 
in certain undergraduate mischief, and he con- 
tinued his studies at Harvard where he grad- 
uated in 1850. It subsequently became known 
that he was innocent of the offense and in 
acknowledgment of the injustice done him 
many years before, a degree with his Bowdoin 
class was voted him in 1902. After gradua- 
tion he studied law with his father, was 
admitted to the bar, and practiced his profes- 
sion at Portland, being associated for a time 
with his younger brother, Hon- William Henry 
Clifford. He served as United States Com- 
missioner from 1878 to 1896, and won a repu- 
tation for eminent fairness and a judicial 
mind. He gave up all professional practice in 
1896 and lived an out-door life at his West 
Falmouth home where he had resided for sev- 
eral years before. 

In politics he belonged to the Democratic 
party, though at the time of the Greenback 
movement he was a prominent supporter of 
Governor Plaisted. In religion he was a Uni- 
tarian and a regular attendant at the First 
Parish Church when in the city. Of a singu- 
larly retiring disposition, he was characterized 
by great force and earnestness when his con- 
victions were aroused. He was a strong man, 
a safe counselor, a modern example of Puritan 
virtues. 

Mr. Clifford married Antoinette Ellis Ayer 
who survives him with two sons and one 
daughter. 

CLASS OF 1877 

Hon. Frank H- Hargreaves with his family, 
is in Europe for an extended sojourn abroad, 
rendered desirable by the state of his health. 

CLASS OF 1883 
Dr. Wallace J. Collins of Westfield, Mass., 
was recently married in New York City to 
Miss Harriet W. Gladwin. 



CLASS OF 1890 

Rev. Henry W. Webb, who is principal of 
the Newton Select School at Newton, Ala., is 
spending a vacation at Rockland, Mass. 

Victor V. Thompson, Esq., has been re- 
elected Supt. of the Public Schools of Ash- 
land and Hopkinton, Mass. 

CLASS OF 1893 
Clarence W. Peabody, Esq., has formed a 
law partnership with his brother, Henry A., 
under the name of Peabody and Peabody of 
the Class of 1903. The new firm has offices 
in the Union Mutual Building, Portland, and 
will give especial attention to probate business. 

CLASS OF 1894 

From the recently issued directory by the 
Class Secretary, Charles A. Flagg of the 
Library of Congress, the following recent 
changes appear. 

W. F. Allen is Superintendent of Schools at 
Southern Pines, N. C. 

F. E. Briggs is principal of the High School 
at Lancaster, Mass. 

F. A- Frost is on the staff of the Paris edi- 
tion of the Neiv York Herald, with address at 
38 Rue du Louvre. 

F. H- Knight is an apothecary at Winches- 
ter, Mass. 

C. E. Michels is instructor in classics at 
Connecticut Literary Institution, Suffield, Ct. 

R. L. Sheaff became pastor this month of 
the Congresfational Church at Newcastle, Me. 

Elias Thomas, Jr., has recently sold his 
wholesale grocery business in Portland. 

The births of eight children to members of 
the class are recorded as occurring during the 
past two years. 

CLASS OF 1897 

S. L. Merriman has been elected principal 
of the Normal School at Presque Isle- He has 
already taught in Aroostook County for sev- 
eral years with marked success. 

Dr. Charles D. Moulton of East Orange, N. 
J., was married April 30, 1907, to Miss Alice 
Elizabeth Shine, at Philadelphia. 

MAY MEETING OF BOWDOIN CLUB OF BOSTON 

The last meeting and dinner of this club for the 
present season was held at the University Club, May 
4th. Austin Cary, '87, Professor of Forestry at Har- 
vard, and Alfred E. Burton, '78, Dean of the Massa- 
chusetts Institute of Technology, spoke on "Bow- 
doin's Immediate Future." The advisability of 
strengthening the college curriculum on the side of 
practical mathematical work, so that better prepa- 



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ration could be gained for subsequent professional 
work in engineering and technical schools was the 
subject chiefly discussed. It appears that the engage- 
ment of a single instructor competent to teach 
mechanical drawing, descriptive geometry and prac- 
tical surveying, would make it possible for gradu- 
ates of the college who had elected those courses 
in addition to the chemistry physics and mathemat- 
ics now offered, to take the degrees of any of the 
technical schools of the country in two years instead 
of three or four as at present. These opportunities 
are offered at many other colleges and there is no 
doubt that'their establishment in the Bowdoin cur- 
riculum would attract to the college a good many 
men who go elsewhere under present conditions. 
The discussion was general and it was voted to pre- 
sent the matter through a committee to the govern- 
ing boards of the college. Thirty-five were present, 
including Professor Chapman from the college. 



SPRING FOOTBALL PRACTICE 

Ross McClave, as next year's football coach, has 
sent word that Bowdoin must have regular spring 
football practice to turn out the team he wants next 
fall. From now on every afternoon, Capt. Crowley 
will be on the Delta, and spring football practice 
will be carried on after about four o'clock. The 
work will be principally in getting form for kicking 
and in handling the ball. Every man who intends 
to try for the team next fall should get football 
shoes and whatever else may be necessary from 
Assistant Manager Simmons and turn out on the 
Delta every day. 



PRIZES FOR ECONOMIC ESSAYS 

Fourth Year 
In order to arouse an interest in the study of top- 
ics relating to commerce and industry, and to stimu- 
late an examination of the value of college training 
for business men, a committee composed of Profes- 
sor J. Laurence Laughlin, University of Chicago, 
Chairman ; Professor J. B. Clark, Columbia Univer- 
sity ; Professor Henry C. Adams, University of 
Michigan ; Horace White, Esq., New York City, and 
Hon. Carroll D. Wright, Clark College, have been 
enabled, through the generosity of Messrs. Hart, 
Schaffner and Marx, of Chicago, to offer again in 
1908 four prizes for the best studies on any one of 
the following subjects: 

1. An Examination into the Economic Causes of 
Large Fortunes in this Country. 

2. The History of One Selected Railway System 
in the United States. 

3. The Untouched Agricultural Resources of 
North America. 

4. Resumption of Specie Payments in 1879. 

5. Industrial Combinations and the Financial 
Collapse of 1903. 

6. The Case against Socialism.* 

7. Causes of the Rise of Prices since 1898. 

*Other phases of Socialism were suggested in pre- 
vious years. 



8. Should Inequalities of Wealth Be Regulated 
by a Progressive Income Tax? 

9. The Effect of the Industrial Awakening of 
Asia upon the Economic Development of the West. 

10. The causes of the recent Rise in the Price of 
Silver. 

11. The Relation of an Elastic Bank Currency to 
Bank Credits in an Emergency. 

12. A Just and Practicable Method of Taxing 
Railway Property. 

A First Prize of One Thousand Dollars, and a 
Second Prize of Five Hundred Dollars, in Cash, are 
offered for the best studies presented by Class A, 
composed exclusively of all persons who have 
received the bachelor's degree from an American 
college in 1896, or thereafter ; and a First Prize of 
Three Hundred Dollars, and a Second Prize of One 
Hundred and Fifty Dollars, in Cash, are offered for 
the best studies presented by Class B, composed of 
persons who, at the time the papers are sent in, are 
undergraduates of any American college. No one 
in Class A may compete in Class B ; but any one in 
Class B may compete in Class A. The Committee 
reserves to itself the right to award the two prizes 
of $1,000 and $500 to undergraduates, if, the merits 
of the papers demand it. 

The ownership of the copyright of successful stud- 
ies will vest in the donors, and it is expected that, 
without precluding the use of these papers as theses 
for higher degrees, they will cause them to be issued 
in some permanent form. 

Competitors are advised that the studies should 
be thorough, expressed in good English, and 
akhough not limited as to length, they should not be 
needlessly expanded. They should be inscribed with 
an assumed name and whether in Class A, or Class 
B, the year when the bachelor's degree was or is 
likely to be received, and accompanied by a sealed 
envelope giving the real name and address of the 
competitor, and the institution which conferred the 
degree, or in which he is studying. The papers 
should be sent on or before June I, igo8, to 
J. Laurence Laughlin, Esq., 

University of Chicago, 

Chicago, Illinois. 

Box 14s, Faculty Exchange. 



ART BUILDING NOTES 



Professor Hutchins has been working this week 
in the Art Building to get photographs of the paint- 
ings of the two Walker sisters of the portrait of Sir 
Joshua Reynolds, and of the Titian Drawings. From 
time to time Prof. Hutchins makes photographs of 
the paintings to add to the collection which the col- 
lege keeps. 

The Art Building has received as a gift from 
George Ahearn, Esq., of New York, a copy of the 
catalog of his large and valuable collection of 
paintings, very recently given to the Metropolitan 
Museum of New York. It is a catalog illustrating 
each picture, there being also a short descrip- 
tive notice of the artists whose work is represented. 
Such an example of munificent support of artistic 
interests in the United States goes far to offset the 
frequent assertion of foreign critics that this is the 
land of the dollar only. 



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BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 24, 1907 



NO. 6 



MAINE INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK MEET 

The thirteenth annual track meet held by 
the four Maine colleges at Waterville last Sat- 
urday was the closest that has ever been held. 
The score at the end was as follows : Univer- 
sity of Maine, 46^ ; Bowdoin, 45^ ; Bates, 23 ; 
and Colby, 11. The result was uncertain until 
the last event had taken place, though for a 
long while it looked as if U. of M. was going 
to have it in a walk. From start to finish the 
contest was really between Maine and Bow- 
doin and when all but the pole-vault and the 
broad- jump had taken place Maine had 46 
points, while Bowdoin had 28. Of the 
eighteen points needed to tie the score Bow- 
doin got seventeen and a half. 

Of course it is hard to lose the meet after 
coming so near to winning it, but every man 
went into it for all there was in him and 
it was a good, fair meet with entirely impar- 
tial officials. In so far as chance played a 
part in deciding the contest, Bowdoin did 
not seem to be much favored, especially in 
the arrangement of the men in the trial heats. 
As usual there are a lot of "ifs" which might 
have changed the result, but we should give 
the team credit for doing their best and make 
up our minds to win the meet here in Bruns- 
wick next year. The team was well supported 
and after the meet was over the Bowdoin 
aggregation showed that we can be good 
losers as well as winners. 

It was a surprise to many to learn that in the 
trial heats of the 220-yard dash and the low 
and high hurdles only the winners qualified 
for the final heats, which came hard on us, 
since all four seconds in the 220 were Bowdoin 
men. Only first and second men qualified in 
the quarter-mile. Both of these arrangements 
are directly contrary to the rules of the N. E. 
I. A. A. which requires one heat for second 
men and three men to qualify in the quarter. 

The mile was run in very fast time, the 
record being reduced from 4 min. 43 2-5 sec. 
to 4 min. 38 4-5 sec. Fortier of Maine was 



first, Colbath of Bowdoin, second, and Hick 
of Maine, third. 

The quarter-mile was won by Wyman of 
Maine; St. Onge of Maine was second; 
Chandler of Colby, third. Time, 53 1-5 sec- 
onds. 

The 100-yard dash was won by Atwood of 
Bowdoin in 10 2-5 seconds with Williams of 
Bates second, and Trask of Colby, third. 

The 120-yard hurdles were won by Knight 
of Maine ; Fraser of Bates, second ; F. T. 
Smith of Bowdoin, third. T?ime, 16 3-5 sec- 
onds. 

The half-mile was won by Irish of Bates ; 
Bates of Maine, second; Knowlton of Maine, 
third. Time, 2 minutes, 6 1-5 seconds. 

The 220-yard dash was won by Wyman of 
Maine ; Williams of Bates, second ; Trask of 
Colby, third. Time, 23 2-5 seconds. 

The two-mile was another record-breaking 
event. It was won by Bosworth of Bates in 
10 minutes, 18 4-5 seconds. Capt. Robinson 
of Bowdoin was second. He had not been 
feeling as well as usual on account of a cough 
he had last winter, but he led the race till the 
very last. Dyer of Maine was third. 

The 220-yard hurdles were won by Knight 
of Maine ; Clayton of Maine, second ; Fraser 
of Bates, third. Time, 26 4-5 seconds. 

In the field events Bowdoin won points in 
everything but the discus. 

The running high jump was won by 
Meserve of Maine ; Pennell of Bowdoin, sec- 
ond ; Higgins of Maine, third. Height, 5 ft. 
6 in. 

The discus was won by Tribou of Colby ; 
Hetherington of Colby second ; Schumacher of 
Bates, third. Distance, 106 ft. 6 3-4 in. 

The running broad jump was won easily 
by Atwood of Bowdoin with Morrill of Bow- 
doin second. Bass of Bowdoin, and Knowlton 
of Maine, tied for third place. Distance, 21 
feet. 

Warren of Bowdoin won the hammer-throw 
with Morrill second and French of Bates, 
third. Distance, 114 ft. 9-^ inches. 

In the pole-vault Winchell, Burton and Dem- 
ing, all of Bowdoin, tied for first place at 9 
feet, 8 inches. 

The shot-put was won by Morrill of Bow- 



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doin; Farwell of Maine second; Schumacher 
of Bates, third. Distance — 39 feet 9 inches. 
In a try for a record Morrill put the shot 40 ft. 
3 inches, falling short of the Maine State 
record by 4^ inches. 



BOWDOIN, 9; TUFTS, 7 

Bowdoin won a victory from Tufts at Tufts' 
oval, on Thursday, May 16. The game was 
rather loosely played on both sides. Bowdoin 
had the game won a number of times and then 
threw it away, but finally succeeded in clinch- 
ing it in the tenth inning. The batting was 
heavy on both sides, but Bowdoin exceeded 
having fifteen hits to her credit. The error 
column shows seven for Bowdoin and four for 
Tufts. 

In the first inning Bowdoin scored one run 
on a single by McDade followed by another 
hit by Stanwood. In the first of the second 
Bowdoin added two more runs. Lawrence 
reached first on a hit, and Claude Bower on 
an error, these two were then scored on a hit 
by Harris. Tufts secured her first runs in the 
last of this inning when two hits netted her 
two scores. Tufts added another run in the 
third. The score remained tied until the last 
of the sixth. Sparks passed Ropes, and 
then Gallagher reached first on an error. 
These two men scored on a hit by Boyd. Bow- 
doin added three runs in the first of the sev- 
enth, and then Tufts added two more in her 
half. In the last of the eighth it looked as 
though Tufts would secure the game when 
Atwood, the Tufts runner, ran home with two 
men out, but he failed to touch third base and 
so was out. Bowdoin tied the score in the 
ninth, and then added two more in her half of 
the tenth on three hits by Lawrence, Claude 
Bower and Harris. 

The summary : 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

G. Bower, ss 6 o i 5 3 i 

Abbott, If 5 I 3 I o I 

McDade, rf 4 2 2 3 o 

Stanwood, ib 4 i 3 8 i 2 

Files, cf 3 o i o 

Lawrence, c 4 2 2 5 2 

C. Bower, 3b S i i 2 3 i 

Harris, 2b 5 o 2 3 i 

Sparks, p S 2 i i 4 2 

Total 41 9 15 29* 14 7 



Tufts 

ab r bh pc a e 

Dustin, 3b 4 2 I 2 

Priest, rf 5 o i o 

Tingley, If 4 2 o o 

Ropes, ss 4 2 I 3 2 

Gallagher, cf 5 2 i 3 o 

Freeze, ib 5 o o 10 o 2 

Knight, 2b 4 i 2 5 3 i 

Boyd, c 4 2 4 2 

Atwood, p 4 o o 7 I 

Foss o o I o 

Totals 39 7 8 30 4 4 

*Atwood out for not touching third base. Struck 
out— By Sparks, Ropes, Atwood 3, Priest. By 
Atwood — G. Bower 2, C. Bower. Two-base hits — 
Abbott. Hit by pitched ball— Tingley. Wild pitch— 
Atwood. 

BOWDOIN, 2; WESLEYAN, 7 

Wesleyan defeated Bowdoin in a slow and 
uninteresting game at Middletown on May 15. 
Bowdoin played loosely at times, and batted 
very poorly. Bowdoin's four costly errors 
helped Wesleyan add to her runs while Wes- 
leyan made only two errors. Bowdoin made 
one run in the third and one in the fourth, 
while Wesleyan scored three runs in the third, 
two in the fifth and one each in the seventh 
and eighth. McCathran proved effective in 
the box for Wesleyan. Files pitched well for 
Bowdoin. The summary : 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

G. Bower, ss 4 o i i 5 i 

McDade, If 4 o 2 o o 

Stanwood, ib 4 o 12 o o 

Files, p 4 I I I 3 i 

Lawrence, c 3 o I 3 I 

C. Bower, 3b 4 i I i 2 

Sparks, cf 4 o 

Harris, 2b 4 o i 3 3 o 

Hanrahan, rf 2 i o l o 

Totals 33 2 5 24 13 4 

Wesleyan 

ab r bh po a e 

Haley, 2b 5 i i i i ' 

Wright, ss 5 i o i 2 

Cunningham, cf 4 i o o o o 

Smith, lb 4 l 13 o o 

Baker, rf 4 o i o o 

McCathran, p 2 o 4 i 

Beaton, 3b 4 i i I 3 

Dresser, If 4 I I 3 o 

Day, c 2 2 I 6 I 

Totals 34 7 5 26* 11 2 

*Lawrence out; hit by batted ball. 

Struck out— by McCathran, G. Bower, McDade 
2, Lawrence, Sparks, Hanrahan. By Files, Haley, 
Cunningham, Baker 2. Base on balls— Oflf McCath- 
ran I, off Files 4. Hit by pitched ball— McCathran. 



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DR. BLACK AT CHAPEL 

Faith was the theme of Dr. Black's address 
at Sunday chapel. He said in part: Faith is 
the core of religion. It was upon Faith that 
Christ founded his religion and. by faith he 
caused it to be diffused into all parts of the 
world. By the use of the word "Faith" God 
meant the apprehension of the reality of the 
spiritual world. It is difficult at times to 
preserve this apprenhension. One of the best 
examples that we have of it is Wordsworth in 
the "Ode on the Intimations of Immortality," 
which well suggests the absolute supremacy of 
Christ. Jesus lived so that he was ever in that 
world of faith. It became his point of view, 
and his first object was to seek the spiritual 
world. We, on the other hand, drift away 
from this standpoint because of our regard 
for external things. If to-dav we possessed 
full faith, all problems that confront us could 
easily be solved, for all problems on earth are 
at the bottom religious problems. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

Last Friday two members of the Christian 
Association cabinet and two other regular 
members represented Bowdoin at the State Y. 
M. C. A. Convention at Augusta. On Fri- 
day evening after the banquet, a conference 
was arranged with Mr. Clayton S. Cooper, an 
International Y. M. C. A. Secretary, to get his 
advice on next year's policy for the Bowdoin 
Association. After the conditions had been 
explained, Mr. Cooper advised us to keep the 
name of Bowdoin Christian Association, and 
yet keep the regular Y. M. C. A. constitution 
giving to the article concerning membership a 
very liberal interpretation. The purpose of the 
constitution in limiting the active membership 
to members of evangelical churches was 
merely to make sure that all who held impor- 
tant offices should have an earnest interest in 
Christian and religious work and thought, and 
when next fall the national Y. M. C. A. Con- 
vention is held it is probable that the wording 
of the membership section shall be made to 
include more men, and to be a fairer test of 
purpose without changing its spirit. 

Mr. Cooper, who is an extremely busy man, 
nevertheless showed considerable interest in 
the work at Bowdoin, and agreed next year to 
give us the valuable aid of his experience, by 
spending one or perhaps two days at Bowdoin 
in the fall, organize the classes in Bible Study 



and outline a strong course of study, for it is 
planned to make the Bible Study classes a 
special feature of next year's work. 



INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 

To-morrow at lo o'clock will be held the 
trial for the Interscholastic Meet on Whittier 
Field, and the finals will begin at 2 p.m. 
Special efforts have been made to make the 
meet a success, and entries have been received 
from fourteen schools : Portland High School, 
Westbrook Academy, Deering High School, 
Hebron Academy, Bar Harbor, Westbrook 
High School, Bangor High School, Edward 
Little High School, Kent's Hill Seminary, 
Oak Grove Seminary, Thornton Academy,' 
Abbott School, Skowhegan High School, 
Lewiston High School. Over 100 men are 
entered and the contests should all be inter- 
esting. The admission in the morning is fifteen 
cents, and in the afternoon is fifty cents. 



A RARE BOOK 

The Library for this week has been sending 
out the following notice to Bowdoin' alumni 
with ballots for the new overseer, and the pro- 
gram of commencement week. 

An appropriate gift for a lover of Longfel- 
low is the poet's first book, written at the 
beginning of his professorship at Bowdoin, 
suggestive of Outre-Mer in style and content, 
and published for the first time on the hun- 
dredth anniversary of his birth. Only two 
hundred and fifty copies were printed from 
type that was at once distributed. 

Twenty copies now remain unsold. Bound 
in full leather with gilt tops, these are for sale 
at the College Library at the original price of 
three dollars, postpaid. 



COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS 

Those who have been chosen from the 
Senior Class to speak on Commencement Day 
are : George A. Bower, Edward A. Duddy, 
Seth G. Haley, Roscoe H. Flupper, William 
S. Linnell, and Charles W. Snow. 



BOWDOIN WINS FOURTH CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 

Word was received Wednesday night that" 
Bowdoin had won its fourth championship ■ 
game, defeating University of Maine at 
Orono, 6 to 5. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

HAROLD H. BURTON, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

Associate Editors 



W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 

T. OTIS, igxo 

W. E. ROBINSON, iqk 



R. A. LEE, 1908 

P. J. NEWMAN, igog 

J. J. STAHL, igog 

NATHAN S. WESTON, igo8 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested fronn all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
nnous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, In advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 



Entered at Post-Office at Br 



vick as Second-Class Mail Matter 



Lewiston Journal Press 



Vol. XXXVII. 



MAY 24, 1907 



No. 6 



. _, It has often been the policy 

t Ch u °^ *^ Orient to make its 

^ editorial columns a medium 
for finding fault with things in general, or at 
least in advocating some radical change. It 
seems fitting, however, to pause once in a 
while and look things over to see where the 
college stands. It is particularly appropriate 
to do this now for two reasons. The first is 
that we do not wish to become famous for our 
"belly-aches," and the second is that the col- 
lege has so much to be thankful for that it is 
only proper to stop a moment to enjoy the 
prosperity. 

The baseball team now stands at the head 
of the Maine Intercollegiate League, and we 
should show enough pleasure about this, to 
make the team stay there if only for the sake 
of seeing us smile. We didn't win the track 
meet, we will have to admit, but the old Bow- 
doin spirit was evident when in the face of an 
eighteen point handicap, we came within a 
quarter of an inch of pulling out a victory in 
the last two events. Next year we shall have 



nearly the same team with additions from the 
Freshman Class, and that is something for 
which to be thankful. As to football, spring 
practice is going on and Ross McClave is com- 
ing in the fall. 

Our debating team speaks for itself. It was 
also the best advertisement that the college 
could have had. The fact that Bowdoin, a col- 
lege of less than three hundred students, 
defeated teams from the University of Syra- 
cuse and the Cornell Congress, was heralded 
over the country where people have talked 
about it and marveled at it. 

The flag is flying every dav from Memorial 
Hall. The campus presents a picture worthy 
of any artist's brush, in fact, prosperity is seen 
on every hand. Spring is here all but the 
weather and that will be along soon. 



Questions of A member of the faculty 
Bowdoin Policy recently suggested to the 
1. Growth Orient that in planning 

the policy of the college it would be a great 
aid to the faculty and to the boards, if the 
undergraduate sentiment were known in 
regard to the college's important questions. 
With a view to determining the undergraduate 
opinion, the Orient will print from time to 
time, editorials on questions concerning the 
college, supposing that if these editorials are 
let pass unchallenged they may be considered 
to represent fairly the side taken on the ques- 
tions by all undergraduates, and that if anyone 
disagrees with an editorial he will immediately 
send a communication to the Orient, for pub- 
lication, stating his reasons for disagreement. 

Among the questions that are now before 
the college there are three at least upon which 
the opinion of the undergraduate may be of 
interest and perhaps of some value : To what 
extent should Bowdoin develop along lines of 
scientific instruction, to Vv'hat extent could she 
grow in numbers to advantage, and should an 
auditing committee be organized not only to 
audit the accounts of the athletic team man- 
agers, but those of the Christian Association, 
the Glee and Mandolin Clubs, Dramatic Club, 
and College Publications. 

The first of these questions was dealt with 
last week in connection with petitions from tlie 
Bowdoin Club of Boston to the Board of Trus- 
tees asking for courses in mechanical draw- 
ing, descriptive geometry, and surveying, 
which should enable a student after graduat- 
ing from here to get a degree at such a school 



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as M. I. T. in two years (except perhaps in 
the mechanical or electrical engineering 
departments). This question will be consid- 
ered again when the Orient has gathered cer- 
tain statistics it is now seeking to compile. 

The second question amounts to asking what 
is the ideal size for Bowdoin. We want Bow- 
doin to remain a small college, but we want it 
to be the best and strongest small college pos- 
sible. We now have registered 288 students, 
who while they keep Bowdoin out of the class 
of smallest colleges, yet leave room for many 
more without endangering our ideal. The pres- 
ent conditions of accommodation must be con- 
sidered and are as follows: In the dormitories 
there is room for 188, in the fraternity houses 
114, and about Brunswick the present number 
is 86. So before we state our ideal limits of 
growth let us see how these accommodations 
lend themselves to the practical problems of 
expansion. The town of Brunswick of course 
can hold almost an unlimited number of stu- 
dents but how many we cannot exactly state ; 
the fraternity houses are full, but there 
remain the dormitories. These now have room 
for 188 students, and are occupied by 143, we 
evidently have an opportunity for 45 new men 
to find room, and if more than 45 should apply 
for rooms nothing would seem to prevent the 
college according to its original plan, from 
erecting a fourth dormitory to the south of 
Appleton Hall, and so balance Winthrop Hall 
on the north side of Maine Hall. With this 
new dormitory we should then have room for 
about 109 new men, or discounting 9 for men 
who would or do now prefer to room alone, 
we have room for 100 new men. 

And is not 100 new men just what we 
want? An extra hundred would mean a total 
of 388 or about 400 men. Enough so that the 
college could afford to pay her professors 
higher salaries, and keep them here after she 
gets them, enough so that the college may 
work out of debt, enough so that Bowdoin 
could support her organizations without forc- 
ing half-a-dozen duties upon one man, enough 
so that the students could pay for their ath- 
letics, clubs and class functions, without being 
drained to the limit, enough so that both first 
and second teams could be made of good mate- 
rial in every branch of athletics, enough to 
solve the fraternity problem, enough so that 
those living on the campus should outnumber 
those off the campus, and so keep college spirit 
which really lives on the campus wide awake. 



enough to fill Memorial Hall at every mass- 
meeting, enough to make the Bowdoin pines 
ring and crack with Bowdoin cheers, and yet 
not too many to in the least injure the small 
college ideal of personal contact and individual 
instruction. One hundred more men is then 
what we want for Bowdoin, and the best way 
to show our loyalty to her is for each man to 
bring to Bowdoin next fall, at least one prom- 
ising member of 191 1. 



CALENDAR 

Friday, May 24 

6.30 P.M. Deutscher Verein meeting at New 
Meadows Inn. 

New England Press Association meets at Boston. 

Zeta Psi House Party. 

Trials at N. E. I. A. A. Meet at Worcester. 

SATURDAY, MAY 2STH 

8.05 A.M. Second team leaves for Kent's Hill. 

10.00 A.M. Trials for Interscholastic Athletic 
Meet on Whittier Field, admission 15 cents. 

11.27 A.M. Baseball team leaves for Lewiston. 

2.00 P.M. Second team plays Kent's Hill at Kent's 
Hill. 

2,00 P.M. Finals in Interscholastic Athletic Meet 
on Whittier Field, admission 50 cents. 

3.00 P.M. Championship game with Bates at Lew- 
iston. Finals at N. E. I. A. A, Meet at Worcester. 

SUNDAY, MAY 26tH 

S P.M. Chapel exercises. 

MONDAY, MAY 27TH 

Maine Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament starts 
here. 

TUESDAY, MAY 28TH 

Maine Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament here. 
7.00 P.M. Hon. Herbert M. Heath speaks in Hub- 
bard Hall, on Public Speaking. 
Fourth Sophomore Themes due. 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29TH 

Tennis Tournament closes. 

Informal dance at Delta Upsilon House. 

THURSDAY, MAY 30TH 

Memorial Day — holiday. 

3.00 P.M. Exhibition game with Bates on Whit- 
tier Field. 

FRIDAY, MAY 3 1 ST 

Intercollegiate games begin at Harvard. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST 

2.30 P.M. Championship game with Colby at 
Waterville. 

Finals in Intercollegiate games at Harvard. 

7.00 P.M. Debating Course dinner at Riverton 
Park. 

Essays for '75 Prize due. 

Essays for Bennet Prize due. 

Reports on Emerson due in English IV. 



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COMMUNICATION AS TO RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS 

Trinity College^ Oxford, April 30. 
Dear Editor: 

I have recently received several letters in regard 
to the future selections of Rhodes scholars from 
Maine and this may be a matter of college interest. 

Under the scheme adopted by the Rhodes Trust 
Committee for Maine in conference with Dr. Par- 
kin, the four Maine colleges were to select in turn 
a representative at Oxford for three years. But as 
the scholarship is properly a state and not a col- 
legiate foundation, it has, I think, been rightly 
decided that after each college has sent one Rhodes 
scholar, the selection shall henceforth be made by 
a committee from all the Maine colleges. 

Next year the University of Maine will select a 
representative and the circuit will be complete. The 
following year no Americans will be sent to Oxford 
as the Trust provides for only two from each state at 
one time. In the spring of 1910 and every two 
years out of three thereafter, the examinations 
will be open to the whole state and the contest for 
election will be between the different colleges. 

These facts ought to attract the attention of some 
in the lower classes at Bowdoin, reminding them not 
to forget the High School Greek and Latin which 
alone is necessary to pass the simple qualifying 
examination. 

Yours truly, 

David R. Porter, '06. 



TENNIS TOURNAMENT FOR CAPTAINCY 

Since the last issue of the Orient the results in the 
tournament have been as follows : 

In the first round Martin beat Goodspeed, 6-4, 
5-7, 6-2, 6-8, 8-6. 

Second Round : Brown and Piper, won by Brown 
by default ; Kingsley and Martin, won by Martin, 
6-1, 6-2, 6-0 ; Pike and Hyde, vi'On by Hyde, 6-1, 
8-10, 6-3, 8-6. Haines and Linnell, won by Haines, 
6-4, 6-1, 6-0. Haines, '08, Hyde, '08, Martin, '10, and 
Brown, '09, will play a round robin for captaincy. 

Round Robin: Haines and Hyde, won by Hyde, 
4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-4; Brown and Martin, won by 
Martin, 6-0, 6-1, 6-0. 

The Vermont tennis team will be unable to come 
to Bowdoin this year. 

The Maine Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament 
will be played at Brunswick on May 27, 28 and 29. 



MASS=MEETINQ 



Last Friday night a mass-meeting was held in 
Memorial Hall to arouse enthusiasm for Sat- 
urday's meet. Nearly every student turned out. 
Kimball, '07, presided and introduced Professors 
Sills and Foster, who gave short but snappy 
speeches. Then Captain Robinson was called upon, 
and he responded in a manner befitting the occa- 
sion. After cheering each member of the team, the 
meeting broke up with Bowdoin cheers. 



GLEE AND MANDOLIN CLUBS 

On May 10 the Glee and Mandolin Clubs held a 
business meeting in the Christian Association Room. 
The clubs had come out ahead financially this year, 
bv over $125, and decided to have the surplus divided 
among the members rather than spend it on a ban- 
quet. This is the first time for several years that the 
clubs have had a surplus, and great credit for this 
year's success is due to Arthur H. Ham, the man- 
ager. The clubs gave concerts at Bath, Ellsworth, 
Bangor, Oldtown, Augusta, Farmington, Livermore 
Falls, Westbrook, Saco, Kennebunk, Portland, and 
Brunswick, everywhere met with responsive audi- 
ences, and made a showing in every way creditable 
to Bowdoin. 

The elections for next year's club resulted as fol- 
lows : Leader Glee Club, W. J. Crowley, '09. Leader 
Mandolin Club, J. E. Crowley, '09; manager, N. W. 
Cox, '08 ; assistant manager, R. O. Brewster, '09. 



HOCKEY REPORT 

Following is the report of Manager Dresser for 
the hockey season of 1906-1907 : 

Receipts 

Subscriptions $88 So 

Guarantee St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H. 50 00 

Guarantee, U. of Maine, Orono 2000 

Gate, Maine-Bowdoin at Brunswick 3225 

$190 75 
Expenditures 

St. Paul's trip. Concord, N. H $6069 

Printing, stamps and paper 9 55 

Telephone call and telegrams 2 85 

Guarantee to Maine, Feb. 16 '. . . 20 00 

To Referee to Bowdoin-Maine game, Feb. 16 8 70 

Hockey Sticks and Pucks 5 60 

Ten per cent, of Gate Receipts of Maine 

Game to Athletic Council 325 

Trip to Orono Feb. 22 35 95 

To John Leonard for service i 50 

To C. Deming for services 2 40 

To I. P. Booker for Athletic Field Fund 40 00 

Fund $190 49 

Assets 

Balance (cash on hand) 26 

Unpaid subscription 20 00 

Excess of assets over liabilities $20 26 

Brunswick, Me., April 13, 1907. 
I have examined the books and accounts of Ken- 
neth FI. Dresser, Manager of the Bowdoin Hockey 
Team, and find them accurately kept and properly 
vouched. The cash balance in his hands on this date 
is twenty-six cents. 

Barrett Potter, 

For the Auditors. 



ADDRESS BY HON. HERBERT M. HEATH 

An address on Public Speaking will be given by 
Hon. Herbert M. Heath, May 28, in Hubbard Hall at 
7 o'clock instead of May 21, as previously announced. 



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ColleGC Botes 



Simmons, '09, entertained his father over Sunday. 

H. M. Smith, '09, spent Sunday with friends in 
Fairfield. 

Coach Irwin spent a part of last week at his home 
in Boston. 

The track team sat for their pictures Tuesday 
afternoon in front of the grand stand. 

There will be an informal dance at the Delta Upsi- 
lon House on the evening of May 29th. 

The University of Maine Dramatic Club presented 
"As You Like It" at Brewer last Friday evening. 

C. E. Stetson, '07, who is teaching chemistry at 
Fryeburg Academy, spent Sunday on the campus. 

D. T. C. Drummond, '09, has left college on 
account of sickness and will not return this spring. 

Kendrie, '10, has been chosen to lead the chapel 
choir for the year beginning Ivy Day. Cushing, '09, 
will be organist, and Tuttle, '10, blower. 

The men who are trying for assistant manager of 
the tennis team are : S. F. Brown, F. B. McGIone, 
P. B. Morss, E. P. Pickard, W. H. Sanborn, and 
A. W. Stone. 

Last Wednesday the Alpha Sigma team of Bruns- 
wick High School, was defeated by Edward Little 
High School on Whittier Field by a score of 4 to 3 
in fourteen innings. 

Some enterprising man made a very artistic Phi 
Chi on the ground in front of the chapel, Monday 
night. The material used was sods taken from Bar- 
rett Potter's lawn. 

The New England Press Club will meet to-night 
in Boston, and Bowdoin will be represented by P. H. 
Powers, '08, for the Quill, and by A. L. Robinson 
and N. S. Weston for the Orient. 

The Boston Herald speaking of the strict enforce- 
ment of Sunday laws in Boston, recommends that 
Monday recitations in all schools and colleges be 
abolished in order not to interfere with perfect rest 
on the day before. 

P. G. Bishop, '09, spent last week at Kittery break- 
ing in on the electric cars where he will work as 
conductor this summer. Other Bowdoin men who 
will work there this summer are Sewall, '09 ; Nulty, 
'10; Youland, Medic; Small, '07; and Kingsley, '07. 

The Intercollegiate games between the great East- 
ern colleges and universities will be held this year at 
Cambridge in the stadium on May 31 and June i. 
The meet will be a great exhibition of high class 
athletics and will be closely contested. The Uni- 
versity of Michigan is expected to send one of the 
strongest competing teams. 

Two vacancies have occurred on the Board of 
Overseers, one of which the alumni fill with an 
elected representative. There have already been sent 
out by the Secretary of the Alumni Association, 
nomination blanks, and now according to the plan 
adopted in 1889, he is sending out an eligible list of 
nominees from which the new overseers will be 
elected. Those alumni on the "eligible list" are Levi 
Turner, '86; Ernest B. Young, '92; Frederick A. 
Fisher, '81 ; and Thomas J. Emery, '68. 



The men who went on the Worcester trip to com- 
pete at the N. E. I. A. A. games were Atwood, '09, 
Pennell, '09, Colbath, '10, and Warren, '10. Captain 
Robinson and Manager Lee will accompany the men 
but will not compete. B. C. Morrill, '10, was entered 
in the meet but at the time of going to press he was 
not expected to go on the trip because of ill health. 

The Dramatic Club has decided not to give a pre- 
sentation this year. The reason for this is that J. 
A. Bartlett, '06, who was to take the leading lady's 
part and act as coach for the club will not be able 
to give enough of his time to the production of the 
play to, make it a success, unless he should come to 
Brunswick nearly every day, and this would be 
demanding too much of him if the play were to be 
staged only in Brunswick as seemed to be the prob- 
ability. 

The following addresses have been arranged this 
semester for students of the debating course: 
Memorial Day Addresses: R. C. Clark, at Vassal- 
boro; W. M. Harris, at Good Will Farm; A. J. 
Voorhees, at Dennysville. Preparatory- School 
Addresses: W. S. Linnell, at Thornton Academy; 
A. B. Roberts, at Bath High School; A. T. Gould, 
at Yarmouth Academy; J. F. Morrison at Yar- 
mouth Academy; W. M. Harris, at Yarmouth 
Academy; F. V. Delavina, at Yarmouth Academy. 
Addresses on Dr. Grenfell in Labrador : A. T. Gould, 
at Portland, Bangor, Lewiston and other cities. 



SOPHOMORE THEMES 

The fourth themes of the semester for Sopho- 
mores not taking English 4 will be due Tuesday, 
May 28, and the last themes will be due Thursday, 
June 6th. During each semester a student has the 
privilege of writing, if he wish, one double theme of 
one thousand words instead of two five-hundred 
word themes. 

Subjects for 4th and 5th Themes 

1. Is Trial by Jury a Failure? 

2. The Cornell-Bowdoin Debate. 

3. A Description of an Athletic Contest (The 
Maine Intercollegiate Track Meet or the Bowdoin- 
Bates Baseball Game.) 

4. One of the Bowdoin College Preachers : An 
Appreciation. 

5. A Worthy Character in Fiction : Ian Maclaren's 
Dr. McLure. (See "Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush.") 



ALEXANDER PRIZE SPEAKERS 

The following named men have been selected for 
competition for the Alexander Prize Speaking, Mon- 
day, June 24 : 

Harrison Atwood, '09 Albert T. Gould, '08 
Harold H. Burton, '09 John F. Morrison, '08 
John D. Clifford, '10 Winston B. Stephens, '10 

Gardner W. Cole, '09 Alfred W. Stone, '10 

Thos. A. Gastonquay, '09 

Alternates 
Ralph O. Brewster, '09 Harold E. Weeks, '10 
Edward C. Matthews, '10 



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Elumni IRotes 



CLASS OF 1843 
A portrait and tribute in verse to Hon. Wil- 
liam R. Porter of Camden appears in the Lczv- 
iston Journal of J\Iay 20th in the series entitled 
"The J\lan of the Hour." 

CLASS OF 1846 

Mrs. Mary L. Talbot, widow of the late Col. 

Thomas H. Talbot of this class, died at her 

residence in Brookline, Mass., April 30, 1907, 

surviving her husband less than three months. 

CLASS OF 1858 
Rev. William Henry Savage died at Mon- 
treal, Canada, May i, 1907. He was the son 
of Joseph L. and Ann (Stinson) Savage and 
was born in Woolwich, Maine, 27 September, 
1833. His parents removed to Norridgewock 
in his infancy and he received his early educa- 
tion in that town, preparing for college at 
what was then the Bloomfield Academy. After 
graduating with high rank he became Profes- 
sor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at 
Delaware College, Newark, Del. Subsequently 
in order to assist more effectively in the edu- 
cation of his brother. Rev. Minot J. Savage, he 
entered into the wholesale flour trade in which 
he was engaged for a time in Portland and in 
Boston. In 1862 he raised a company for the 
Seventeenth Maine and served till he was 
forced to resign on account of disability. 
Regaining his strength he again entered the 
army as lieutenant in the Seventh Maine and 
was brevetted captain for gallant conduct in 
the assault before Petersburg, Va. He became 
a student of theology at Andover, Mass., com- 
pleting the course in 1867. During this period 
he refused to be considered a candidate for the 
chair of mathematics at his Alma Mater. He 
was also offered the presidency of Carleton 
College at Northfield, Minn. His first pastor- 
ate of three years at Holliston, Mass., was fol- 
lowed by one of five years at Jacksonville, 111. 
During a part of this period he was a trustee 
of Illinois College. For a short time he was 
pastor of the Congregational Church at Han- 
nibal, ]\lo. His beliefs becoming too advanced 
for the pulpit of that denomination he returned 
to Massachusetts in 1876 and for ten years 
was the successful pastor of the Unitarian 
Church at Leominster. Then followed pas- 
torates at Watertown, Mass., and at Hyde 
Park, Mass., in each of which he won the 



affection and respect of his people. In the fall 
of 1905 ill health which could be directly 
traced to his army experiences, led him to 
retire from his professional work. The clos- 
ing months of his life were spent with his 
daughter at Westmount, P. Q. "A modest, 
brave, honest, unselfish, gentle-hearted man 
and minister," a fellow alumnus styles him in 
an article in The Christian Register of May 9, 
1907. 

CLASS OF 1901 

George L. Lewis, A.M., who will graduate 
at the New York State Library School this 
June, has been appointed librarian of the 
Westfield Athenjeum, Westfield, Mass. This 
is a public library, supported mainly by the 
town, which has a population of 15,000, but 
under the charge of a corporation and pos- 
sessed of a fund dating from the last century. 
The library numbers upwards of 25,000 vol- 
umes, has an income of $6,000, and employs 
besides the librarian two assistants and a jan- 
itor. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Dr. William Lawton Thompson was mar- 
ried May 17, 1907, at Arlington, Mass., to 
Mrs. Anne Clarissa Pond of Boston. 



PROGRAM FOR COMMENCEMENT 

The program for commencement has heen made 
out and is as follows : 

Sunday, June 23 

The Baccalaureate Sermon by the Rev. Charles 
Herrick Cutler, D.D., in the Congregational Church 
at 4 P.M. 

MoND.w, June 24 

The Alexander Prize Speaking in Memorial Hall 
at 8 P.M. 

Tuesday, June 25 

The Class-Day Exercises of the Graduating Class 
in Memorial Hall at 10 a.m., and under the Thorn- 
dike Oak at 3 P.M. Promenade Concert in Memo- 
rial Hall at g p.m. 

The Annual Meeting of the Maine Historical 
Society, in the Economics and History Room, Adams 
Hall, at 2 p.m. 

Wednesday, June 26 

The Graduation Exercises of the Medical School 
of Maine, in the Congregational Church at 9.30 a.m. 
Address by Hon. Frederick Alton Powers of Houl- 
ton. 

The Annual Meeting of the Phi Beta Kappa Fra- 
ternity, Alpha of Maine, in the Alumni Room, Hub- 
bard Hall, at 11.30 a.m. 

The Exercises Commemorative of the One-FIun- 
dredth Anniversary of the birth of Henry Wads- 
worth Longfellow, in the Congregational Church, at 



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Boston, Mass. 

With the completion of the new buildings, which were dedicated September 25th, 1906, this school now has facilities and 
equipment for teaching and research in the various branches of medicine probably unsurpassed in this country. Of the Ave 
buildings, four are devoted entirely to laboratory teaching and research. The numerous hospitals of Boston afford 
abundant opportunities for clinical instruction in m dicine and surgery. 

COURSE FOR THE DEGREE OP 31. D. 

A four years' course, open to bachelors of art, literature, philosophy or science, and to persons of equivalent standing, 
leads to the degree of M.D. The studies of the fourth year are wholly elective; they include laboratory subjects, general 
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The next school year extends from September 26, 1907 to June 29, 1908. 

Send for illustrated catalogue; address 

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3 P.M. Address by Professor Henry Leland Chap- 
man, D.D. Poem by Rev. Samuel Valentine Cole, 
D.D. 

Admission to church by ticket or badge. 

Reception by the President and Mrs. Hyde in 
Hubbard Hall from 8 to II p.m. 

Thursday, June 27 

The Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association 
in the Alumni Room, Hubbard Hall, at 9.30 a.m. 

The Commencement Exercises in the Congrega- 
tional Church at 10.30 a.m., followed by Commence- 
ment Dinner in Memorial Hall. 

The Reunion Trophy, presented by David Wil- 
liam Snow, Esq., 'yz, and now held by the Class of 
1876, will be awarded the class that secures the 
attendance of the largest percentage of its mem- 
bers. 



TRACK "Bs" AWARDED AND CAPTAIN ELECTED 

The men who were awarded the track "B" at Mon- 
day's Council meeting are : Capt. D. S. Robinson, 
'07 ; Manager R. A. Lee, '08 ; Winchell, '07 ; Atwood, 
'09; H. H. Burton, '09; Pennell, '09; Colbath, '10; 
Deming, '10; Warren, '10; and B. C. Morrill, '10, 
who coached the team. 

On Tuesday afternoon the track team unani- 
mously elected Harrison Atwood, 'og, captain of ne.xt 
year's track team. 



AN OLD TERM BILL 



Several days ago an article appeared in the Ban- 
gor Commercial which will be interesting to all Bow- 
doin students. It runs as follows ; 

A paper that will be of interest to college men gen- 
erally and to the alumni of Bowdoin College espe- 
cially, has been given to the Commercial by Henry 
K. White, principal of Bangor High School. The 
paper which is a copy of the first term bill of Prof. 
John Johnson, a graduate of Bowdoin College in the 
Class of 1832, was dated Dec. 19, 1828, and is given 
here in full : 

John Johnson. To the President and Trustees of 
Bowdoin College, Dr. 
To his first term bill, ending Dec. 19, 1828. Inter- 
est to be paid, if not discharged within one month 
after the comencement of the next term. 

Tuition $8.00 

Chamber rent ,,,,,...,.,.,.., ,.,.,..., 3.34 



Damages 

Average of damages 15 

Sweeping and bed-making i.oo 

Library 50 

Monitor 07 

Catalogues, Order of Exercises and 

Commencement Dinner 50 

Books 50 

Bell 17 

Reciting Room 40 

Chemical Lectures 25 

Fines 

Wood 1.72 



$16.60 
The article then goes on to quote as a comparative 
list of expenses, those which are now printed in our 
college catalog. 



FRANK E. KENDRIE 



teacher of IDiolin 

studied under Professors F. W. KrafTt and Carl Barleben of 
Boston Symphony orchestra. Orchestra furnished for concerts, 
receptions, dances, etc. 
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48th Session Begins October Jst, J 907 



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Pathology and Ivaboratory work four years 

LARGEST CLINICAL FACILITIES 

30,non patients treatecl yenrly In allied hospitals 
1,600 hospital beds for Clinical Instruction Daily Clinics 

SYSTEMATIC BEDSIDE INSTRUCTION 

15,000 patients yearly in all departments of College Hospital 

Students living in College Dormitory assigned cases 



For Announcement address: 
Edward G. Tdttle, A.M., M.D., Secretary of the Faculty, 
61 West 5l8t Street, New York City 
William Harvey King, Jl.D., LJj.D., Dean. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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1907 man who will be in the market for a good position in 
business or technical work on or after July Ist. 

It you will call and see me at the I?runs\vii-k House at any 
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prospects are of securing the sort of position you want and are 
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many of the best opportunities for young college men in all 
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It will pay you, I feel sure, to see me before deciding 
deflnltely what to do alter graduation. 

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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 31, 1907 



NO. 7 



INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 

The Ninth Annual Bowdoin Invitation 
Interscholastic Track Meet was held on Whit- 
tier Field last Saturday. It proved to be the 
most successful Interscholastic Meet ever held 
here. Twelve schools took part, about 140 
contestants were entered, and a total of about 
300 supporters were present in the grand- 
stand. Most of the school teams arrived here 
on Friday afternoon, and were entertained at 
the fraternity houses. The day was an excel- 
lent one for the meet and everything went off 
smoothly and quickly. Hebron walked away 
with the meet, scoring 7O3 points, the other 
schools coming in as follows: Portland H. S., 
15; Bar Harbor H. S., 13; Oak Grove Semi- 
nary, 7; Deering H. S., 5^-; Bangor H. S., 3; 
Kents Hill, i ; E. L. H. S., i ; Thornton Acad- 
emy, I ; Westbrook, o; Lewiston H. S., o; and 
Hallowell H. S., o. McFarland broke his own 
record in the 220-yard hurdles, winning in 27 
seconds ; he also bettered his record time of 
17 1-5 in the 120-yard high hurdles, by a fifth 
of a second. Both these times will stand as 
Bowdoin Interscholastic records. 

The summary : 

220-Yard Dash — (trial heats) — First heat, Brown 
of Oak Grove, first ; Douglass of Bar Har- 
bor, second ; time, 23-3 ; second heat, Rogers of 
Hebron, first ; Dunning of Kent's Hill, second ; time 
23-3 ; third heat, Stacey of Hebron, first ; Kern of 
Deering, second ; time, 24-3 ; fourth heat. Murphy 
of Portland, first; Blanchard of Kent's Hill, second; 
time, 24-3. 

220- Yard Dash — (final heat) — Rogers of Hebron, 
first; Brown of Oak Grove, second; Stacey of 
Hebron, third. Time, 23-3. 

440- Yard Dash — First heat, Joy of Hebron, first ; 
Soule of Hebron, second; Kelley of Bangor, third; 
time, 57-3 ; second heat, Tukey of Portland, first ; 
Gaffney of Bangor, second; Tracey of Kent's Hill, 
third ; time, 57-3. 

440- Yard Dash — (final) — Joy of Hebron, first ; 
Tukey of Portland, second; Soule of Hebron, third. 
Time— 57. 

lOO-Yard Dash — (semi-finals) — First heat. Mur- 
phy of Portland, first ; Cook of Bangor, second ; 
Brown of Oak Grove, third; time, 10.3; second 
heat, Rogers of Hebron, first; Scott of Hebron, sec- 
ond ; Vanderhoop of Oak Grove, third ; time, 10.4. 

lOO-Yard Dash — (final) — Rogers of Hebron, first; 
Murphy of Portland, second; Scott of Hebron, third. 
Time — 10.3. 



120- Yard Hurdles — McFarland of Hebron, first; 
Crane of Hebron, second; Keogh of Hebron., third; 
time — 17s. 

880- Yard Run — Joy of Hebron, first; Soule of 
Hebron, second; Jones of Kent's Hill, third; time, 
2 m. 13 3-5 s. 

220-Yard Hurdles — (trials) — First heat, McFar- 
land of Hebron, first ; Pingree of Edward Little, 
second ; Snow of Portland, third ; time, 29 seconds ; 
second heat, Mikelsky of Hebron, first; Dennett of 
Thornton, second ; Alexander of Thornton, third ; 
time — 29-3. 

220-Yard Hurdles — (final) — McFarland of He- 
bron, first; Mikelsky, of Hebron, second; Dennettt 
of Thornton, third; time — 27 sec. (New record.) 

Mile Run — Harmon of Deering. first ; O'Connell 
of Portland, second ; Power of Portland, third ; time, 
4 minutes, 51 seconds. 

Running High Jump — Chadbourne of Portland, 
first ; Smith of Bangor, second ; Scott of Hebron, 
third ; height, 5 feet, 35/2 inches. 

Pole Vault — Brown of Oak Grove, and Scott of 
Hebron, tied at first and second; Hammond of 
Hebron and Murphy of Deering, tied for third; 
height, 9 feet, 3^ inches. 

Running Broad Jump — McFarland of Hebron, 
first; Cavanaugh of Hebron, second, and Keough of 
Hebron, third. Distance, 20 feet, ioj4 inches. 

Hammer Throw — Joyce of Bar Harbor, first ; 
Keogh, Hebron, second ; Walker, Hebron, third. 
Distance. 109 feet 6 inches. 

Putting 16-Pound Shot — Joyce of Bar Har- 
bor, first ; Cavanaugh of Hebron, second ; Johnson 
of Edward Little, third ; distance, 34 feet, i inch. 

Throwing Discus — Joy of Hebron, first ; Joyce of 
Bar Harbor, second ; Rogers of Hebron, third ; dis- 
tance. 98 feet, 3 3-4 inches. 



BOWDOIN, 4; BATES, 3 



In what was by far the most exciting game 
of the year Bowdoin won her second game 
from Bates at Lewiston on last Saturday, and 
thus gave her five consecutive games for the 
state championship. The game was intensely 
interesting throughout and it was only Bow- 
doin's superb rally in the ninth that gave her 
the game. The game ran to ten innings, as 
have three games this year. The score was 
tied in the ninth with Bates 3 to i in the lead 
and one man out, and then won in the 
next. Sparks pitched finely for Bowdoin and 
kept five hits well scattered. For the first four 
innings neither side scored and both sides 
played brilliantly. In the last of the fourth 
Abbott made a fine throw home and caught 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Rogers at the plate. In the first of the fifth 
C. Bower drew a pass and then scored on a 
wild pitch. It was in the last of the sixth that 
proved the disastrous period for Bowdoin. 
Jordan led off with a hit. Cobb sacrificed, 
advancing him a base. Wilder then got on 
bases on a base on balls which made two men 
on. Johnson flied out, but Rogers got a timely 
hit scoring two runs, and then scored him- 
self on an error by Manter. Bridges was out. 
This stopped the scoring. It looked as though 
this would be sufficient to win the game as 
neither side scored in the seventh or> eighth. In 
the first of the ninth Files was first to the bat 
and filed out. The people now began to leave 
the field considering the game practically over. 
But it wasn't, for Lawrence got a base on balls 
and then IManter cracked out an elegant three- 
base hit scoring Lawrence. C. Bower, with a 
pretty single, scored Manter and tied the 
game. Sparks struck out, and then Rogers 
gave two passes, filling the bases. Johnson 
now came into the box and saved the game for 
the present by catching a pop fly of McDade's, 
with three on. Bates retired without scoring 
in her half. Stanwood led off in the last of 
the tenth with a two-base hit, and then Law- 
rence on a timely hit scored Stanwood and 
won the game. Bates retired one, two, three 
in her half. Bowdoin showed up brilliantly 
at the bat and played well throughout, 
although a number of costly errors were made. 



G. Bower, ss 3 

Abbott, If 4 o 

McDade, rf 5 

Stanwood, ib, 2b 5 I 

Files, cf 5 o 

Lawrence, c 4 i 

Manter, 2b, lb 4 i 

C. Bower, 3b 4 i 

Sparks, p 3 o 

40 4 



Bates 

AB 

Wilder, ss 3 

Johnson, It., p 3 

Rogers, p., It 4 

Bridges, ib 4 

Wight, rt 4 

Boothby, c 4 

Cole, 2b 4 

Jordan, 3b 4 

Cobb, It 2 



Three-base hits — Manter, 2. Two-base hits — Stan- 
wood. First on balls — Off Sparks, 2 ; off Rogers, 7. 
Struck out — By Sparks, 4 ; by Rogers, 3 ; by John- 
son, 4. Umpire — Eagen. 



BOWDOIN, 6; U. OF M., S 

At Orono, on Wednesday, May 22, Bow- 
doin won from the University of Maine in 
baseball. The day was cold and a hard wind 
interfered with good playing. The close of 
the game was exciting. Bowdoin led up to the 
last of the eighth inning, but in Maine's half 
she tied the score, one run being forced in 
with the bases full. In the first of the ninth 
Bowdoin came to the bat and dispelled Maine's 
chances by scoring two runs more in two hits 
and two errors. In the last of the ninth Maine 
added one run but was unable to secure 
enough to tie. The feature of the game was 
the home run by j\Ianter. Abbott played a very 
brilliant game, both in the field and at the bat. 
The summary: 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

G. Bower, ss 5 o o I o i 

Abbott, If 5 3 I 5 o o 

McDade, cf S o i i o 

Stanwood, lb 4 i i 9 o 

Files, p 5 o I 3 4 o 

Lawrence, c 3 i 2 5 i 2 

Manter, 2b 512230 

C. Bower, 3b 4 o o i 2 o 

Harris, rf 3 o i o o o 

36 6 10 27 10 3 

Maine 

ab e bh po a e 

MacDonald, rf 3 i I i o 

Scales, ss 4 1 4 i i ' 

Chase, 2b 4 i i 2 i i 

Mayo, lb 511900 

Higgins, 3b 5 o I i I 

Tuell, cf 5 o o 6 I 

Gordon, c 400500 

Smith, If 3 o o I I o 

Quint, p 2 I I I 3 o 

35 5 7 27 8 3 
Home run — Manter. Two-base hits — Abbott, Law- 
rence, Harris. First on balls — Off Files, 4; off 
Quint, 3. Struck out — By Files, Chase, Mayo, Tuell, 
Gordon. By Quint, G. Bower, Files, Harris. Hit by 
pitched ball — Smith. Umpire — Hassett. 



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MEMORIAL DAY SPEAKERS 

No fewer than 17 Bowdoin men were 
among Maine's Memorial Day orators this 
year. The alumni, with the places where they 



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spoke, were as follows : Gen. J. L. Chamber- 
lain, '52, of Portland, at Gorham in the after- 
noon, and at Westbrook in the evening; Hon. 
F. M. Drew, '58, of Lewistoii, at Bath; Hon. 
L. A. Emery, '61, of Ellsworth, at Ellsworth; 
Hon. H. M. Heath, '72, of Augusta, at Sher- 
man's Mills in the afternoon and at Patten in 
the evening; Prof. W. E. Sargent, "78, of 
Hebron, at Greene; Prof. Geo. C. Purinton. 
'78, of Farmington, at Presque Isle ; Hon. O. 
D. Castner, '79, of Waldoboro, at Jefferson ; 
Rev. J. L. Quimby, '95, of Gardiner, at Gardi- 
ner; Geo. C. Webber, '95, of Auburn, at 
Auburn ; John Clair Minot, '96, of Augusta at 
Augusta : Ralph W. Leighton, '96, of Mt. Ver- 
non at Sidney; Rev. H. E. Dunnack, '97, of 
Augusta, at Norridgewock ; and Frank L. 
Button, '99, of Augusta, at Belgrade. The 
list of speakers also included four Bowdoin 
undergraduates, as follows : A. J. Voorhees at 
Dennysville ; W. M. Harris at Good Will 
Farm ; R. C. Clarke at Vassalboro and R. L. 
Taylor, Jr., at Phillips. 



RECENT BOOKS BY RECENT GRADUATES 

That the helpfulness of a book may not be 
measured by its size is the thought suggested 
by Hugh F. Graham's (Class of 1898) Stand- 
ards of Conduct, an eighteen-mo of only six- 
ty-eight pages. Feeling that the study of 
ethics should be encouraged, the author has 
issued this little text-book. The aim is one that 
all will approve, but the examination of each 
new instrument ofifered shows how difficult it 
is to be philosophical without using terms and 
phrases that are meaningless or worse to 
beginners, or to be perfectly simple without 
seeming to some to be silly. Whatever may 
be its success with classes, this careful expres- 
sion of his own thought is sure to aid the 
writer in his professional labors. 

Bowdoin is proud of the scientists she num- 
bers and has numbered among her older 
alumni. If one stops to count the recent grad- 
uates now engaged in scientific research under 
the auspices of the Carnegie Institution of 
Washington, he is encouraged to believe that 
the mantle of the elders will not fall to the 
ground on their departure. Dr. Oliver P. 
Watts (Class of 1889) of the University of 
Wisconsin, has recently published the results 
of his investigation of the Borides and Sili- 
cides as No. 145 of the Bulletin of the Uni- 
versity. The pamphlet itself and the accom- 



panying bibliography bears evidence of his 
painstaking and efficient labor. 

The demand for carefully compiled family 
genealogies is ever apparent. That the demand 
is genuine is shown by the otherwise rather 
curious fact that they are the only class of 
books of which the selling price is sure to be 
maintained, if not increased, with the lapse 
of years. Mr. A. L. Dennison (Class of 1895) 
has recently published one relating to this sur- 
name which includes several Bowdoin gradu- 
ates and many past residents of Brunswick 
and Freeport. 

A few helpful compilations come to be 
known by their authors' names as if they were 
books of pure literature and of great inspira- 
tional power. Your Webster means the dic- 
tionary, not the orator. Poole refers to an 
index to magazines, not to the dramatist. The 
writer ventures to predict similar fame among 
workers in New England local history and 
genealogy for the admirable bibliography by 
Charles A. Flagg (Class of 1894) of the 
Library of Congress that has been recently 
issued in an attractive octavo of 256 double 
column pages by the Salem Press Company. 
Its full title is its best description, for the sub- 
sequent pages fulfill the promise of the first ; a 
guide to Massachusetts local history being a 
bibliographical index to the literature of the 
towns, cities and counties of the State, includ- 
ing books, pamphlets, articles in periodicals 
and collected works, books in preparation, his- 
torical manuscrips, newspaper clippings, etc. 
Among many helpful features which the 
author's experience in historical research as 
well as in bibiliography led him to introduce, is 
that of a series of county outline maps, 
inserted at convenient points, and showing at 
a glance the relative position of the towns to 
whose history the adjacent pages are a key. 



ZETA PSI HOUSE PARTY 

The fifth in the series of fraternity house 
parties was held at Bowdoin College, last Fri- 
day, Lambda Chapter of Zeta Psi being the 
host on this occasion. The chapter house on 
College Street was tastefully decorated with 
cut flowers, palms, ferns, and smilax. 

The afternoon reception held from three to 
five was very largely attended. The guests 
were received by Mrs. William DeWitt Hyde, 
Mrs. Henry Johnson, Mrs. George T. Files, 

[Continued on page 65.] 



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MAY 31, 1907 



The publication of a new 
The New Bulletin series of the College Bul- 
letin, containing a compre- 
hensive report of the means employed by stu- 
dents to work their way through college, is 
arousing a great deal of interest throughout 
New England, and should, as the New York 
Sun has expressed it, "at this time of year, 
when the procession of commencements is 
soon to begin, prove mighty useful literature 
for the college." 

For years we have been haunted by the 
understanding that Bowdoin is a rich man's 
college. Once for all this argument has been 
silenced. Investigation has showed that over 
half of the Bowdoin students earn part or all 
of their college expenses, and the student 
who does nothing towards self-support is 
the exception rather than the rule. Fur- 
thermore, the illusion that has in places 
prevailed that Bowdoin socially was an 
aristocratic rather than a democratic institu- 
tion, is wholly dispelled. Although of course 



there is a considerable number of men in Bow- 
doin who are not working their way through 
college, or who do not even pay a part of their 
own expenses, what this pamphlet rightly 
emphasizes is that there is plenty of opportu- 
nity for a man to work his way, and that 
money has nothing to do with social standing. 
The polished youth of the citv and the husky 
product of the farm meet on the same basis. 
It is true that no charitably inclined State is 
enabling us to lower our tuition, but the gener- 
osity of staunch and loyal alumni has placed 
at the disposal of the college, scholarships that 
furnish instruction wholly or in part for one 
hundred men. 

Interesting and illuminative reviews of the 
Bulletin, have appeared in the editorial col- 
umns of the Boston and New York papers. A 
leading Boston daily after having summed up 
the subject matter of the Bulletin-, concludes 
thus : "Bowdoin alwyas has been and is to-day 
a college where a deep and lasting impress of 
manhood is given along with an excellent edu- 
cation. It is good to find, also, that no aspir- 
ing" youth need keep away from the place of 
the "whispering pines" by fear that he cannot 
finance himself through the four years of his 
course. It is still the mission of the small col- 
leges to provide learning — and that of the best 
sort^for those who are unable to meet the 
expenses of university life in the large cities. 
Long may they remain of their own special 
flavor and usefulness." 



Questions of Bowdoin Two weeks ago the Orient 
Policy. published an account of 

II. Scientific Courses the May meeting of the 
Boston Bowdoin Club, accompanied by an edi- 
torial strongly favoring the action taken by the 
club at that meeting. The action taken was to 
petition the Board of Overseers to establish at 
Bowdoin, elective courses in Mechanical Draw- 
ing, Descriptive Geometry, and Surveying, 
and to hire as an instructor in these courses a 
new man at a $1,200 salary. The idea being 
that a student by taking these courses as count- 
ing toward his regular A.B. degree, could 
after graduation receive a degree from some 
such technical schools as the Massachusetts 
Institute of Technology in two years, whereas 
without these courses it would take him three 
years. 

It is not the purpose of the Boston Bow- 
doin Club or the wish of the students to estab- 
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turn Bowdoin into a Dartmouth. Bowdoin 
has an important place to fill as an excellent 
small village giving instruction in the liberal 
arts leading to the A.B. degree. It is not 
Bowdoin's place, however, to remain behind 
the times, and neglect the scientific trend of 
modern thought. She should not neglect, as 
has seemingly been done in the recent past, the 
need of growth in our scientific courses ; she 
should rather enlarge them, and keeping up 
with the times, offer such scientific courses 
as may well be considered to lead to an educa- 
tion in the liberal arts. 

buch an extension, by the addition of three 
practical scientific courses, is the suggestion of 
the Boston Bowdoin Club which is heartily 
supported by the Orient. The Orient in a 
desire to learn how such courses would be 
received if offered next year, has made a some- 
what incomplete canvass of the_ college 
through the fraternities, asking what men 
would elect one of more of these courses next 
fall. The figures obtained were as follows : 
Mechanical Drawing, 51 ; Surveying, 28, and 
Descriptive Geometry 18, which greatly 
exceeded expectations. But even if we subtract 
a liberal half of these numbers for such as are 
merely attracted by a novelty, we yet have an 
expression of opinion from the student body 
that should have some little weight. 

There is one more point. This is in regard 
to expense to the college. It is, of course, fool- 
ish for anyone to advocate the establishment 
of these courses if they are not to be first-class 
ones. That is, it would be a great mistake to 
hire an instructor for $400 next year and try 
to run these courses for that amount. It is bet- 
ter to have nothing at all than to have a poor 
makeshift, so if the college is to go into this, 
she should hire at least a $1,200 man and supply 
him with good apparatus, paying for a starter 
perhaps $600. This makes a total of $1,800 
which at first seems large, but if we remember 
that each student by tuition and dormitory 
room-rent pays at least $150 to $175 to the 
college, this $1,800 does not appear so formid- 
able, for, at the most, 12 additional men would 
cover it. And 12 additional men is by no 
means an impossible number, to be drawn by 
this magnet of courses, as may be inferred 
from the fact that the Orient while making- 
its recent canvass, ran across, entirely without 
solicitation, two men who said they each knew 
of one additional man whom these courses 
would attract to Bowdoin next fall. 

The Orient, then, strongly advocates the 



establishment of these three new courses, the 
obtaining- of a new $1,200 instructor, and the 
payment of a sufificient sum to get good 
apparatus. On this subject the Orient espe- 
cially solicits communications on both sides. 



Zeta Psi House Party 

[Continued from page 63.] 

Mrs. Wilmot B. Mitchell and Mrs. Hartley 
Baxter. Mrs. Franklin Robinson dipped punch 
and Mrs. Allen Johnson poured coffee, assisted 
by Miss Sarah Merriman of Brunswick, and 
Miss Alice Webb of Rockland. 

At six o'clock the members of the fraternity 
and their guests left on a special car for New 
Meadows Inn. Dancing began at nine o'clock 
and continued until a late hour, after which 
the chapter house was turned over to the 
young lady guests for the rest of the night. 
Among those present were Miss Mae Low 
of Bath, Misses Mae Despeaux, Louise 
Weatherill, Sarah Merriman and Bertha Stet- 
son of Brunswick, Miss Florence Freeland of 
Fairfield, Miss Vivian Littlefield of Bangor, 
Miss Rena Saunders of Lubec, Miss Marion 
Cobb and Miss Alice Webb of Rockland, Miss 
Abbott of Waterville, Miss Margaret Page of 
Damariscotta, Miss Louise Edwards of 
Deering, Miss Carrie Johnson of Hallowell, 
Miss Betty Bates, Miss Emily Moore, and 
Miss Mitchell of Portland, Miss Charlotte 
Hubbard of Wellesley, Miss Faith Randall of 
Augusta, and Miss Lou Lawrence and Miss 
Growley of Northampton, Mass. 

The delegates from the other fraternities 
were : Thomas R. Winchell, Alpha Delta Phi ; 
Paul Blanchard, Psi Upsilon; F. A. Burton, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon ; A. James Vorhees, 
Theta Delta Chi; R. E. Sawyer, Delta Upsi- 
lon ; C. F. Doherty, Kappa Sigma, and Willis 
E. Roberts from Beta Theta Pi. 



COLLEGE SINGS 

It might be appropriate at this time to say 
something about the college sings. At these 
sings, the whole college gathers on the steps 
of the Walker Art Building soon after supper, 
and sings the old Bowdoin songs and the pop- 
ular airs of to-day. Last year two or three 
were held, and were a very successful addi- 
tion to the college routine. The warm weather 
is almost here now, and on the next vi^arm, 
pleasant evening, Bowdoin should get together 



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on Walker steps. This is something that could 
well be done under the leadership of the Glee 
Club leader, and the Orient suggests that he 
take the initiative bv nesting a notice or in 
some other way soon calling a meeting for the 
first sing. 



CALENDAR 

FRID.'VY, MAY 3IST 

Finals of Maine Intercollegiate Tennis Tourna- 
ment. 

Intercollegiate games begin at Harvard. 

6.30 P.M. Dentscher Verein meeting at the Inn. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST 

2.30 P.M. Championship game with Colby on 
Whittier Field. 

Championship game between Bates and U. of M. 
at Lewiston. 

7.00 P.M. Debating Course dinner at Rivcrton 
Park. 

Finals in Intercollegiate games at Harvard. 

Essays for '/S Prize due. 

Essays for Bennet Prize due. 

Emerson reports in English IV. due. 

Sophomore banquet at the Rossmore. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 2D 

S P.M. Rev. Herbert A. Jump speaks in chapel. 

MONDAY, JUNE 3D 

7.00 P.M. Meeting of New Hampshire Club at 
Delta Upsilon House. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5TH 

Second team plays Hebron at Hebron. 
Colby plays Bates championship game at Lewis- 
ton. 

Psi Upsilon House Party. 

THURSDAY, JUNE 6tH 

Last Sophomore themes due. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH 

Ivy Day — holiday. 

10.00 A.M. Exhibition ball game with Colby on 
Whittier Field. 

2.00 P.M. Ivy Day Exercises in Memorial Hall. 

Seniors' Last Chapel. 

9.00 P.M. Ivy Hop in Memorial Hall. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8tH 

Colljy plays Bates championship game at Water- 
ville. 



WORCESTER MEET 

The twenty-first annual track meet of the New 
England Intercollegiate Athletic Association was 
held at The Oval, Worcester, last Friday and Sat- 
urday. Considering the few men Bowdoin sent, and 
the injury which occurred to Atwood's knee in the 
trials Friday, we did very well. In the trials, 
Atwood, '09, qualified in the broad jump — and Mor- 
rill, 'ro, in tlic shot-put; Warren, 'lo, and Pennell, 



'09, who were entered in the hammer throw and high 
jump respectively, failed to qualify, though Pennell 
came close to doing so, equalling the jump of 
_ Meserve of University of Maine. 

Saturday, Morrill, 'lo, took first place in the shot- 
put — with a put of 39 ft. 9 in., thus winning Bow- 
doin's only points. 

Atwood was unable to compete in cither the loo- 
yard dash, or broad jump, because of his injury, 
which, however, is only temporary, and Colbath, 'lo, 
ran in the mile but did not get placed. 

In the trials, Friday, Shaw of Amherst did the 
high hurdles in 15 seconds, thus breaking the world's 
record — but in the finals 15 2-5 was the best time he 
could make — which, however, is the record of the 
New England colleges. 

Horrax of Williams, broke the high jump record, 
clearing the bar at 5 ft. liyi in., the previous record 
being s ft. ioj4 '"■ Gram of Tech. did the 220-yards 
dash in 22s., beating the record held jointly by 
Cloudman of Bowdoin and Swasey of Dartmouth, 
by 1-5 of a second. Udale of Tech. made the record 
time of 9 m. 52 4-5 s. in the two-mile run. Follow- 
ing is the summary, Dartmouth having a total of 47 
points ; Brown, 28^ ;Amherst, 27 ; M. I. T., 21 ; Wil- 
liams, 11; Wesleyan. 8; Bowdoin, 5 ; U. of Vermont, 
3; U. of M., 2; Tufts, i^; Trinity, 0. 

Final Heat 
100- Yard Dash — Won by Sherman, Dartmouth ; 
Read, Amherst, second; Gram. Tech., third; Keith, 
Amherst, fourth. Time — 10 1-5S. 

Final Heat 

220- Yard Dash — Won by Gram., Tech; McCor- 
mick, Wesleyan, second ; Hubbard, Amherst, third ; 
Sherman. Dartmouth, fourth. Time — 22 2-5S. 

440- Yard Dash — Won by Pritchard. Dartmouth ; 
Sweet, Amherst, second ; Front, Brown, third ; 
Bacon, Wesleyan, fourth. Time — 51 3-Ss. 

880-Yard Run — Won by White, Amherst ; Jen- 
nings, Dartmouth, second ; Shipley, Dartmouth, 
third; Thurlow, Brown, fourth. Time — i m. 59 
4-5S. 

One-Mile Run — ^Won by Lundell, Brown ; Merri- 
hew, Vermont, second ; Fortier, Maine, third ; Buck- 
ingham, Tech., fourth. Time — 4 in. 35 i-Ss. 

Two-Mile Run — Won by Udale, Tech. ; Gallup, 
Brown, second ; Green, Brown, third ; MacGregor, 
Tech.. fourth. Time — gm. 54 2-55. 

120- Yard High Hurdles — Won by Shaw, Dart- 
mouth ; Hubbard, Amherst, second ; Mayhew, 
Brown, third ; Horrax, Williains, fourth. Time — 
IS 2-5S. 

Final Heat 

220- Yard Low Hurdles — Won by Hubbard, 
Amherst ; Shaw, Dartmouth, second ; Mayhew, 
Brown, third ; Brown, Dartmouth, fourth. Time — 

Running High Jump — Won by Horrax, Williams, 
height 5 ft. lO}/2 in. ; Rapelye. Tech., second, height 
5 ft. gVz in.; Merrill, Williams, and Colbert. Tufts, 
tied at 5 ft. 7 in. for third and fourth, 
tance, 24 ft. 2 in. ; North, Wesleyan, third, dis- 
distance 22 ft. 3 in. ; Read, Amherst, second, dis- 
tance 21 ft. 8V2 in. : Kent, Wesleyan. third, distance 
21 ft. 8 4-10 in. ; Morton, Amherst, fourth, distance 
21 ft. 3 in. 

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tied for first at lo ft. ii in. ; Orr, Tech.. third, height 
10 ft. 6 in.; Huxford, Brown and Horrax, Williams, 
tied for fourth at 9 ft. Ii^ in. 

Hammer Throw — Won by Pevear, Dartmouth, 
distance 124 ft. 6 in. ; Hazard, Brown, second, dis- 
tance 120 ft. 9 in.; H. O. Smith, Amherst, fourth, 
distance, 119 ft. 5 in. 

Shot-Put — Won by Morrill, Bowdoin, distance 39 
ft. 9 in. ; Marshall. Williams, second, distance 39 ft. 
zYi in. ; Pevear, Dartmouth, third, distance 38 ft. 
6J4 in. ; Bredemus, Dartmouth, fourth, distance 37 
ft. sVa in- 

Discus Throw — Won by Blake, Dartmouth, dis- 
tance 1 12 ft. 2 in. ; Smith, Brown, second, distance 
104 ft. 10 in. ; Nisbet, Tech., third, distance 105 ft. 
9 in.; Pevear, Dartmouth, fourth, distance loi ft. 7 



FOOTBALL RULES FOR 1907 

The official football rules for the season of 1907 
have finally been adopted, and the rule book will be 
issued within a few weeks. At the meeting of the 
intercollegiate governing committee in New York 
last Saturday,' final action was taken on the rules. 
There will be few changes of importance, it having 
been decided to give the new game another year's 
trial before passing official judgment upon it. The 
rules have all been codified and changed in order 
and arrangement completely. 

The most important changes made at the meeting 
are: 

In case of a forward pass, the man behind the 
line who receives a forward pass must be at least 
one yard behind the line. This change was adopted 
to remove the ambiguity as to whether the end or 
the tackle is on the end of the line in certain plays. 

A forward pass crossing the goal line on the 
bound or rolling, whether before or after being 
legally touched, shall count as a touchback for the 
defenders of the goal, instead of resulting in the for- 
feiture of the ball as formerly. A change previously 
adopted, substitutes a fifteen-yard penalty for the 
loss of the ball on an unsuccessful forward pass. 

There shall be a penalty of five yards for a delib- 
erate attempt to draw an opponent off side, as by a 
false start. 

There shall be a penalty of fifteen yards if a player 
interferes with the ball when an opponent is making 
a fair catch. The penalty formerly applied only to 
interfering with the player. 

The kicker and the holder of the ball are exernnt 
from the ruling that none of the players shall be out 
of bounds when a place kick is made. 

Recognition of two lines of scrimmage is made 
in the rule defining the line in compliance with the 
neutral zone rule. 

If the captains fail to agree on the time of halves 
when a short game is desired, the referee shall order 
thirty-five minute halves after ten minutes. 

The rule regarding touching the ball is changed 
to read : "If the ball is put in play by kicking, 
instead of snapping it back, no player of the side 
may touch it until it has been touched by an oppo- 
nent or until it has gone ten yards into the oppo- 
nents' territory." 

A new official, the field judge, was created to act 
as an assistant to both the umpire and the referee. 
He will occupy a position well back of the defen- 



sive team and nearest the side of the field opposite 
the linesman. 

A meeting of eastern managers has been called for 
June 7 to decide upon some method of selecting 
officials in the East. 



TENNIS 

The round robin toiu'nament resulted in Hyde's 
being chosen captain. The results were as follows : 
Brown and Martin, won by Martin, 6-0, 6-1. 6-0. 
Hyde and Martin ; won by Hyde, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3. 
Brown and Hyde; won by Hyde, (s-z. 6-1, 6-1. 
Hyde and Haines ; won by Hyde, 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 
6-4. 

The matches in the preliminary rounds of the 
Maine Intercollegiate Tournament, which began 
Wednesday, were as follows : 

Doubles : First Round : Dunn and Young of Colby 
defeated Whittum and Boothby of Bates, 4-6, 6-4, 
6-2. Hyde and Ham of Bowdon defeated Tuttle and 
Campbell of Bates, 6-1, 6-2. Mitchell and Goodwin 
of U. of M.. defeated Smith and Jones of Colby, 
6-4. 7-5. Haines and Pike of Bowdoin defeated 
Reed and Austin of U. of M., 6-4, 5-7, 8-6. 

Semi-finals : Hj'de and Ham of Bowdoin defeated 
Dunn and Young of Colby, 8-6, 7-5. Match between 
Haines and Pike of Bowdoin, and Mitchell and 
Goodwin of U. of M., unplayed. 

The singles were unplayed at the time of going to 
press, but the drawings were : First Round : Haines 
of Bowdoin and Whittum of Bates ; Hyde of Bow- 
doin and Mitchell of U. of M. ; Young of Colby and 
Boothby of Bates ; Goodwin of U. of M., and Smith 
of Colbv. 



NEW ENGLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE PRESS 
ASSOCIATION 

The twenty-sixth annual meeting of the New Eng- 
land Intercollegiate Press Association took place at 
the Copley Square Hotel, Boston, on Friday, May 
24. Representatives were present from Amherst, 
^I. I. T., Dartmouth, Brown, Bowdoin, Bates, Bos- 
ton University, Holy Cross, Smith, Wellesley, and 
Mt. Hotyoke. At the meeting in the afternoon 
papers were read by Mr. Hoole of the "Tech.," Miss 
Fuller of "Smith College." Miss West of "Welles- 
ley Literary Magazine." and Mr. Hinckle of the 
"Harvard Crimson." The annual banquet was held 
in the evening. The following officers were elected : 

H. W. Hoole, M. I. T., President. 

Miss Fuller, Smith, Vice-President. 

A. L. Robinson, Bowdoin, Secretary-Treasurer. 

W. G. Smith, BsLtes, Metnber Executive Committee. 

A. L. Robinson and N. S. Weston represented the 
Bowdoin Orient at the meeting. 



NEW BOARD OF PROCTORS 

The Board of Proctors for 1907-8 will consist of 
Prof. William T. Foster, chairman ; William R. 
Crowlev, 21 Winthrop Hall; John F. Morrison, 7 
Winthrop Hall; Albert T. Gould, 21 Maine Hall; 
Charles E. Files, 7 Maine Hall; Joseph A. Davis, 22 
Appleton Hall; and George P. Hyde, 7 Appleton 
Hall. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



CollcGC IRotes 



A. L. Laferriere, 'oi, spent Sunday on the campus. 

E. C. Matthews, 'lo, has been in Boston this week. 

Boyce, '08, was at work at Riverton on Memorial 
Day. 

Buck, '09, is at his home in Harrison, Me., this 
week. 

A. F. Noble, Amherst, '05, was on the campus, Sat- 
urday. 

Morton, '10, is out of college working for the pres- 
en.t week. 

Sturtevant, '09, spent a few days as last week in 
Dixfield. 

Messer, '09, is teaching in Dennysville High School 
this term. 

Files, '09, has procured a position as chaufifeur with 
Prof. Files. 

Evans, '10, has been spending the week at his 
home in Camden. 

The last report of the semester in French 4 will be 
due Monday, June 10. 

Whipple, '07, spent this week at home, where he 
worked for his father. 

R. L. Taylor, '10, will deliver the Memorial Djy 
Address at Phillips, Maine. 

R. E. Sawyer, '07, entertained his brother from 
Hebron Academy over Sunday. 

Piper, '07, who has been out of college for the past 
week, has returned to his work. 

The Visiting Committee of the Boards will be in 
session here next Monday and Tuesday. 

There have been about a dozen or fifteen men 
out for football practice every day so far. 

Professors Foster and Burnett, and Rev. H. A. 
Jump will start for Europe the 8th of June. 

V. A. Ranger, ex-'og, was recently married at Nor- 
way, Me., where he is in business with his father. 

Oscar H. Emery of the University of Maine Law 
School, was the guest of Atwood, '10, over Sunday. 

The Alpha Delta Phi fraternity had a party at the 
Inn, Saturday evening, after the Interscholastic 
Meet. 

K, H. Dresser, '09, entertained his mother, and his 
brother and sister from Hebron Academy, over Sun- 
day. 

The Senior delegation of Delta Upsilon is enter- 
tained at the Gurnet this evening by the rest of the 
fraternity. 

Derby Stanley, formerly of the Class of 1910, was 
at the college over Sunday, coming to attend the 
Interscholastic Meet. 

The Freshman delegation of Theta Delta Chi 
entertained the fraternity at the Gurnet Tuesday 
afternoon of this week. 

Sewall, '09, who has been at Kittcry breaking in 
on the electric cars, has returned to college. This 
week Nulty, '10, will break in at Kittery. 

Richardson, '09, has been in Boston the past week 
breaking in on the Old Colony Electric Railroad, 
where he will work as niotorman this summer. 



In Monday's Boston Globe appeared a picture of 
the Alpha Sigma Baseball Team of Brunswick High 
Scliool. 

The June term bill for the Senior Class will be 
issued the first of the month, and have to be adjusted 
by the 15th. 

During the celebration in front of the chapel last 
Saturday night, a hay cart was procured and fed 
to the bonfire. 

"Bill" Rowe, '04, coached the Portland High 
School track team, which took second place in the 
Interscholastic Meet, Saturday. 

A picture of Dr. Whittier appeared in the Bangor 
Commercial last week. He spoke in Bangor before 
the Maine Medical Association. 

The position of business manager of the Quill, 
which was left open by D. T. C. Drummond, '09, 
leaving college, will be filled by L. F. Timberlake, '09. 

Stanley P. Chase, '05, who has been studying Eng- 
lish at Harvard since his graduation, is to be an 
instructor in English Literature at Northwestern 
University. 

Giles. '07, took part in the concert given under the 
direction of S. A. Thompson of Brunswick for the 
benefit of the Christian Association of Portland last 
week. 

On Thursday of last week, the class in Education 
under Professor Foster, was entertained by the latter 
at Riverton. In tlie morning the class visited Deer- 
ing and Portland High Schools. 

Leavitt. '08, and Coyle, "08, are in Manchester, N. 
H., breaking in on the electric cars, where they will 
be engaged this summer. Other men who will work 
there are: C. F. Thomas, '07; F. T. Smith, '08; Del- 
avina, 'oS; and Ready, '10. 

Plans are being made to have a banquet for as 
many memljers — both alumni and undergraduate — of 
the Quill Board as can conveniently assemble at the 
Riverton Park Casino. The date has not yet been 
definitely decided upon. 

C. W. Snow. '07, left college last Wednesday on 
account of ill health. He went to the Eye and Ear 
Infirmary in Portland and will there be treated for 
an ulcer in his stomach though there is no likelihood 
of an operation. He will probably be back to com- 
mencement. 

Indiana LTnivcrsity has estaljlished a department 
of journalism. The first two years of the course 
will be devoted to" English, history, languages, and 
mathematics. In the third year the major work 
will be devoted to journalistic subjects, history, and 
the tlieory of newspaper making. The fourth year 
will be given to practical experience. Courses of 
lectures by prominent newspaper men will be 
given throughout the course. 

During the past week the committee on visitors to 
Preparatory Schools has been sending to the mem- 
bers of the graduating class in every New England 
High School a folder and a postal card. The folder 
is prettily gotten up in brown, has on it pictures of 
King Chapel, Hubbard Hall, and Class of '75 Gate, it 
also briefly states a few facts about the founding, 
endowment, admission, and instruction at Bowdoin, 
the postal card being for requests for further infor- 
mation. 



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Important Notice to All Bowdoin Students 



MR. R. W. WARREN 

Representing Warren & Simond.s, importers of Panama Hats, with foreign offices 
at La Boca, Panama, will have a fnll line of onr goods displayed at 18 ISTorth 
Appleton Hall during the week of June 10-15, inclusive. Our buyer is jJerma- 
nently located in South America, buying exclusively for this firm at the bare 
cost of production, thus enabling us to furnish these hats direct from the natives 
to the wearer, at a great saving over local prices. We carry all grades of 
weaves, and our Mr. Warren will visit your College, prejDared to show the finest 
line in the country, and to make immediate delivery to purchasers. All aj-e 
cordially invited to call and insjject our goods, whether you buy or not. 
Rememher tlie date, 

June 10-15, Inclusive 



IVY DAY 

Preparations are now going on for Ivy Day, which 
comes next Friday, June 7. In the morning at 10 
o'clock will be played an exhibition ball game with 
Colby on Whittier Field. Probably at 2.00 p.m. 
will begin the Junior exercises in Memorial Hall. 
The program for these is as follows : 

Music 



Prayer 


Music 




L. W. Coons 


Oration 


Music 




. A. T. Gould 


Poem 


Music 
Presentations 




P. H. Powers 




Planting or the 


Ivy 






Officers 












C E Files 


Marshal . . 






..A. H. Ham 



Committee 
N. W. Cox A. H. Huse M. P. Merrill 

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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, JUNE 7, 1907 



NO. 8 



IVY DAY 



For more than forty successive years Bow- 
doin classes have celebrated Ivy Day at the 
end of Junior year. To-day is the time for 
1908 to follow this Bowdoin custom. May her 
Ivy Day surpass all that have gone before ! In 
honor of the day, this issue of the Orient is 
made a special feature. In the morning at ten 
o'clock came the annual ball game on Whit- 
tier Field. In the afternoon came the regular 
literary exercises, consisting of the oration, 
poem, and presentations. After the planting 
of the Ivy, occurred Seniors' Last Chapel, one 
of the most impressive and solemn traditions 
known to Bowdoin. In the evening, and well 
on towards morning, is the Ivy Hop. Good 
luck to the day ! 

The Oration 

The Oration was delivered by Albert T. 
Gould. His subject was the "Influence of a 
Personality," and was as follows : 

Within the last fifty years, great changes 
have been wrought in our social and economic 
history. Forces have been set in motion which 
have soon passed beyond the limits of restric- 
tion and have, like the tide, breaking bolt and 
bar, swept resistlessly over the country. From 
a stage of individualism in labor, we have 
passed to a stage of co-epration. As a result, 
there has been a gradual but inevitable dis- 
placement of the individual by the masses. In 
the case of the working man, the operative 
force has been the trades union ; in the case of 
the business man, it has been the great cor- 
poration. A keen observer of the tendencies 
of the age has declared that the phenomena of 
our social life is constantly undergoing 
change ; and that this change involves the 
destruction of our racial individuality. 

Nowhere is this displacement of the individ- 
ual by the masses more pronounced than in the 
tendency of the rural population to move 
towards the cities, where the individual is soon 
lost from sight. The young New England 
farmer, eager for success, whose imagination 
has been quickened by the thought of "mast- 



hemmed Manhattan," and the Scotch lad, 
whose hopes rise up like fire when he first sees 
the lights of London loom through the fog, are 
both at the last stage of the transition from 
individualism to co-operation in labor. Both 
are driven on by forces from behind, and both 
are likely to lose their individuality as they 
enter the seething crowd that is concentrated 
in the city. If this is a true statement of pres- 
ent day conditions (and the testimony of 
experts bears out the facts), is there, then, in 
our modern industrial system a place left for 
the individual, a sphere for the inflttence of a 
personality? 

If we look back a few years over our polit- 
ical history, we can see everywhere the great 
men of their party dominating our national 
policy. One need go no farther back than the 
day of Clay and Webster to see the tremen- 
dous influence of a great personality on the 
country at large. There was scarcely a meas- 
ure before the House of Representatives for 
over forty years in which there was not felt 
the influence of Clay's personality ; while of 
Webster it has been said that "his ideas, his 
thoughts are spread over every page of our 
annals for nearly half a century. His ideas, 
his thoughts are inseparable from the mind of 
his country and the spirit of his age." And 
again : "Whoever in after times shall write the 
history of the United States for the first half 
of the nineteenth century will write the life of 
Daniel Webster." A little later we find 
Stephen Douglas dominating a whole section 
of our country ; and following him that match- 
less man, Abraham Lincoln. But has the day 
of the great leaders departed? Has the tide 
of modern industrialism set in so strong that 
the individual has become entirely merged 
with the crowd? As soon as one head appears 
above the surface, is it immediately thrust 
under again? 

In spite of the dark outlook that, a study of 
our industrial problems gives, in spite of the 
fact that the many are drawn into a vortex 
from which only the few escape, in spite of 
the levelling effect of modern capitalism and 
modern socialism, in spite of all these facts 
there must be, and still is, a place for the indi- 



72 



BOWDOlN ORIENt 



vidual, a demand for a personality. When 
John Cabot and Sir Humphrey Gilbert set their 
course across the western ocean and lifted new 
horizons into view, a whole continent won- 
dered how a single man could work so great 
a marvel. But men of to-day are asserting 
their individuality in no less a degree, whether 
they are seated in offices directing the destinies 
of railroads that bind the country together like 
a network of arteries, or whether they are 
flinging bridges across chasms, or towing 
huge floating dry docks through great 
stretches of ocean to the Philippines, or are, 
like Peary, pushing their way northward over 
the "Great Ice." 

If anyone doubts the worth of the individ- 
ual, he need only turn to the field of social 
endeavor to see how, at the magic touch of a 
personality, new forms of society have leaped 
into being. Take an example right here in 
Maine. None could think of that splendid 
undertaking of Good Will Farm without 
thinking of the unselfish man who conceived 
the idea and followed it to a noble execution. 
Every foot of the broad acres of that farm is 
eloquent of the personality of George Hinck- 
ley. Every boy who is trained there in the 
ways of good citizenship, imbibes, whether on 
the baseball field or as he follows the plough, 
something of the spirit of that man who is 
spending his life in an endeavor to give all 
boys an equal chance in the race for success, 
and who is finding his greatest happiness in 
the undertaking. 

In like manner, none to-day could think of 
the country of Labrador without thinking of 
its greatest citizen. Dr. Wilfred Grenfell. The 
story of his life is to-day a household word. 
With the spirit of a modern viking, and with 
a pure love in the adventure (but with a 
deeper love, also, than that of mere adven- 
ture), he pushed out from the shores of Eng- 
land some fifteen years ago in a North Sea 
ketch, and laid his course for the dark coast- 
line and white icebergs of- Labrador, where, 
until he came, "not a law of man or God ran 
north of fifty-three." In the fifteen years that 
followed, he has created a new civilization. 
He has been like the giant of whom Carlyle 
spoke, who c^Duld hurl a mountain abroad with 
his hands. By the sheer force of his personal- 
ity, he has brought to that country both the 
laws of man and of God. Many men have 
made two blades of grass grow where only 
one grew before ; but he has made at least two 
grow where none grew before. The field in 



which he labors is the unbridled sea ; that vast, 
heaving body of water has had a magic effect 
on the races. From its music the harps of the 
first minstrels were tuned to the wild songs of 
the sagas. In all ages the call of the sea has 
been listened to by the bravest hearts of the 
nation ; but it is a safe assumption to make 
that none ever labored on the sea to better 
effect than this medical missionary who has 
brought the message of the twentieth century 
to a long neglected counry. 

In some respects the country of Labrador 
recalls Stevenson's poem: 

"A naked house, a naked moor, 
A shivering pool before the door, 
A garden bare of flowers and fruit, 
And poplars at the garden foot; 
Such is the place that I live in. 
Bleak without and bare within." 

It is a land of low-lying fogs and grey 
headlands, of sudden squalls and treacherous 
icebergs, a land where the boats of fishermen 
sink underneath the weight of ice that forms 
on gunwale and oar, where men are frozen to 
the seats of their boats, and where on angry 
nights the wind goes shrieking through the 
narrow harbors and tugs at the sod-roofed 
huts. In that land none need ask where such 
names as Deadly Cove, Shark Harbour, 
Sunken Ledge, and Ragged Island took their 
origin. When in these places the sun has 
sunk behind the barren hills, the darkness 
closes down as though the hand of God had 
been withdrawn, and Labrador is left alone in 
her desolation. 

But this land also shares the cold glories of 
the dawn and the "incomparable pomp of 
eve." In it live men and women and little 
children. If they live under the dark shadow 
of superstition, fearing the unseen world that 
lies just bevond, vast and imnenetrable, then 
all the more need there is for some great per- 
sonality to set in motion those forces that 
make for a better civilization. Our imagina- 
tions have been stirred by the tremendous 
undertakings of Alexander, and Charlemagne, 
and Napoleon ; but the empire of a military 
despot sinks to insignificance when compared 
with the creation of a better civilization 
through the forces of peace and prosperity. 
The feudalism of the Middle Ages, the abso- 
lutism of Louis XIV'., even the more liberal 
government of an enlightened despot like 
Frederick the Great, have all gone down in 



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73 



the wreck of years. In their place there has 
arisen a new spirit called democracy. If the 
modern industrial system, which has grown 
side by side with the movement towards 
democracy, has resulted in a subordination of 
the individual to the interests of society at 
large, there is still, however, a sphere of influ- 
ence for every man with a personality. 

In the case of both Grenfell and Hinckley, 
the man himself is greater than anything he 
has done. Each is a leader of men ; but a fol- 
lower of a high ideal. Each has proved the 
worth of the individual in our present day 
society. The force that operates to lift the 
individual above the crowd lies in the one 
word : Faith. It takes faith in man and faith 
in God to accomplish great ends. In the 
cathedral of St. Johns, Newfoundland, last 
summer, the bishop of the Church of England, 
as he stood between two of the granite pillars 
that support the roof of that mighty building 
that rises on the mountain side over the har- 
bor where the ships of the first English 
explorers found shelter, and with the grey 
light of Newfoundland streaming through the 
rose window behind him, said : "The heart of 
man, if left to itself, gravitates to materialism 
like a stone ; but it is regenerated by faith in 
a great ideal. Faith is a moral grace, not an 
intellectual acquirement ; its place is in the 
affections."' Men like Hinckley and Grenfell 
do not talk about religion ; they live it. We 
call them missionaries, because they are men 
with a mission. Whether they are cultivating 
principles of justice and right living in the 
next generation of our own State of Maine, or 
are steaming northward under the stars of 
Labrador, with the whole world sunk below 
the horizon, they are everywhere proving that, 
after all, it is the individual that counts. There 
is always a place for a great personality. 



The Poem 

The poem was delivered by Paul H. Powers. 
We regret exceedingly we were unable to 
receive this in time for publication in the Ivy 
Issue. 



The Ode 

The Ode, sung at the planting of the Ivy on 
the Hubbard Library, was written by Bowdoin 
N. Gregson. 



Air: Russian National Hymn 

Bowdoin immortal ! 

While time shall roll,. 
Thy noble spirit thrill 

Each classmate's soul ! 
Friendship, in golden youth, 

No power shall assuage, 
Love will the bond increase 

In silvern age. 

Dearer with years shall grow 

Thy memory; 
As ivy claspeth stone, 

We cling to thee : 
In joyous college years 

Our hearts we've bound, 
Noble old Bowdoin ! 

Thy praise resound ! 



Presentations 

Following the Prayer by L. W. Coons, the 
Oration by A. T. Gould, and the Poem by P. 
H. Powers, the following class functionaries 
were announced and presented with appropri- 
ate insignias of office. Popular man, Harold 
William Stanwood ; Class Fusser, Aaron 
Albert Putnam ; Class Invalid, George Herbert 
Foss ; Class Athlete, F"rederick Levi Pennell ; 
class Backslider, Shipley Wilson Richer, Jr. ; 
Class Handsome Man, Hiram Benjamin Tuell 
Chandler. 



UNDEFEATED CHAMPIONS 



Bowdoin Wins From Colby and Secures 
the Baseball Championship of IVlaine 



BOWDOIN, 5; COLBY, 1 

By winning from Colby on Whittier Field 
last Saturday, Bowdoin secured the baseball 
championship with a most remarkable record. 
This is the sixth a'nd final Maine college vic- 
tory and gives to Bowdoin the noteworthy title 
of undefeated college champion for the year. 
The game was played before the largest crowd 
ever seen at a baseball game on Whittier Field. 
The day was ideal for ball-playing and the 
game was fast and exciting. Sparks pitched 
for Bowdoin and pitched a nice game. While 

[Continued on page 74, column 2.] 



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,, . , ^ . The Orient considers that 

Undefeated u- i 

„ . every occasion upon which 

ampions ^ team representing Bow- 

doin engages in an athletic contest does not 
necessarily require editorial comment, but cer- 
tainly the closing of a baseball season like the 
one just finished is worthy of the most partic- 
ular mention. Bowdoin is not only champion 
of Maine, but she has gained the remarkable 
title of undefeated champion. An examination 
of all available records leads us to believe that 
this is the first time a Maine college has made 
a record like this in twenty-two years. In 1885 
the first year the four colleges played a series, 
Bowdoin won six straight games, and now in 
1907 she duplicates the record. Especial con- 
gratulation is certainly due, for such a work 
as this. It is not that Bowdoin was gifted 
with a number of remarkable individual stars 
this year, but that every game was played 
hard till the last man was out, that we find 
the reason for winning. Two of these games 
were won in the tenth inning. It was good 



"Bowdoin fight" that is to be praised. All 
Bowdoin men may certainly be proud of the 
record made this spring. 



r „ ri. I J Considerable need has been 
College Cheer Leader r u r ^- .. ..• 

* felt, from time to time, at 

Bowdoin, of having some student whose regu- 
lar duty should be to lead the cheering at every 
athletic contest, mass-meeting, or other gath- 
ering where organized cheering is needed. At 
several of the New England colleges a cheer 
leader is regularly elected every year, and the 
college relies on him to be present at every 
game, or if unable to attend to appoint some 
substitute, and to organize the undergraduates 
before every important contest so as to practice 
the old cheers or new ones if there be any, and 
to sing the college songs. There is no reason 
why Bowdoin should not adopt this same 
method of electing cheer leaders, and at the 
approaching mass-meeting held for the election 
of athletic managers, and members of the 
council, there is no reason why the committee 
of the council which nominates candidates for 
membership to the council should not nomi- 
nate' candidates for a cheer leader, and also 
perhaps candidates for an assistant cheer 
leader. The position of cheer leader is one of 
importance in keeping a strong, live spirit in 
any college, because it means organizations, 
and if this position is filled by election there is 
no doubt that the college will fill it with some 
man who has the true, clean Bowdoin spirit, 
and whom the whole college will be willing to 
follow to every game. 



Undefeated Champions 

[Continued from page 73.] 

hit fairly hard he kept his head in critical 
places. Shaw, in the box for Colby, kept his 
hits down but was wild in exciting places. 

The fielding of the whole Bowdoin team 
was of the gilt-edged variety. Bowdoin 
secured three of her five runs in the second, 
with Files retired, Lawrence drew a base on 
balls and Manter had fanned, C. Bower and 
Sparks both drew passes to first. G. Bower hit 
to short who fumbled. Lawrence scored and 
Bower got to first. Then Abbott hit a hard 
Manter after getting a base on balls scored on 
Claude Bower and Sparks. 

Bowdoin secured another run in the fourth. 
Sparks reached first on an error and was 
scored on singles by Abbott and McDade. 





Charles E. File; 
Class President 



Harold W. Stanwood 
Popular Man 




Arthur H. Ha 
Marshal 





Paul H. Powers 
Poet 




Neal W. Cox 
Chairman Ivy Committee 




Arthur H. Huse 
Ivy Committee 




Maurice P. Merrill 
Ivy Committee 



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Bowdoin's last run came in the eighth, when 
Manter after getting a base on balls served on 
an error. 

Colby's one run came in the fifth, when 
Buker reached first on an error and scored on 
a hit by Goode. 

The most sensational, and incidentally one 
of the finest exhibitions of ball playing ever 
seen on the field, came in the seventh inning. 
Buker, first man up for Colby, reached first, 
Guptill then received a base on balls. Ham- 
mond bunted and then got onto the first base 
on an error by Stanwood. Three men were 
now on, and no one out. Bowdoin came in 
for the short field. The next man hit a hard 
ground ball to G. Bower, which was fielded 
perfectly and thrown to the plate. Dwyer then 
came to the bat and drove a hard ball to Man- 
ter, who in turned lined the ball home, and two 
men were out and three on bases. At this 
moment Dwyer walked off first. Stanwood 
signaled for Sparks to throw to him. He 
received the ball, tagged Dwyer out and 
Colby's chance for winning was over. 

After the game Bowdoin, headed by the 
band, marched down the street. A bonfire 
was built in front of the chapel in the evening, 
and a good celebration held in honor of the 
completion of the most successful Maine col- 
lege baseball series ever played by Bowdoin. 
The summary: 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

G. Bower, ss.. 3 o o o 2 

Abbott, If 3 2 o o 

McDade, rf 4 I 2 i o 

Stanwood, ib 4 o 8 2 

Files, cf 3 o o I I o 

Lawrence, c 3 i n i o 

Manter, 2b 3 i 2 3 

C. Bower, 3b 3 i o i i 

Sparks, p. 3 20031 

Totals 29 s 3 27 12 3 

Colby 

ab r bh po a e 

Goode, 3b, p S o 2 3 I o 

Dwyer, c 4 o o 6 o 

Shaw, p., 3b 4 o 2 o 2 I 

Tilton, 2b 4 o o 2 2 i 

Tribou, If 4 o o i o o 

Cotton, ss 4 2 I 2 I 

Buker, ib 3 i i 7 o o 

Guptill, cf 2 o 2 

Hammond, rf 4 o o 2 o i 

Totals 34 I 7 24 7 4 

Innings : 

Bowdoin o 3 o i o o o i x — s 

Colby o I o o o o — I 



Stolen bases — Abbott, Files, Manter. Sacrifice 
hits— Abbott, McDade. Base on balls— Off Sparks 
2, off Shaw 6. Base on errors — Bowdoin 4, Colby 3. 
Hit by pitched ball — By Sparks. Struck out — By 
Sparks 8, by Shaw 6. Wild pitch — Shaw. Passed 
ball — Dwyer. Double play — Cotton to Tilton to 
Buker. Time — 1.45. Umpire — Hassett. 



BOWDOIN, S; BATES, 2 

The Bowdoin baseball team won its third 
consecutive victory of the season from Bates 
at Lewiston on Memorial Day, by the score of 
5 to 2. The game was slow and was charac- 
terized by the terrific hitting and listless base 
running of the Bowdoin team. Bowdoin was 
clearly superior throughout the whole game. 
Thirteen hits were credited to Bowdoin, includ- 
ing one home run, two three-base hits, and 
two two-baggers. Manter played a nice game 
on second. Harris, '09, pitched his first col- 
lege game for Bowdoin and did exceedingly 
creditable work, allowing six hits. The sum- 
mary: 

Bowdoin 

ab r bh po a e 

G. Bower, ss 5 2 2 i 3 i 

Abbott, If s I o o 

McDade, rf 5 i i o o 

Stanwood, ib 4 o 2 15 o o 

Files, cf 3 2 3 o 

Lawrence, c 4 6 o l 

Manter, 2b 3 2 3 i 4 o 

C. Bower, 3b 2 o o o 3 o 

Harris, p 4 2 i 5 o 

Totals 35 5 13 27 IS 2 

Bates 

ab r bh po a e 

Wilder, ss 4 2 2 o 

Johnson, cf 4 o i 4 I 

Rogers, If 3 o i 2 o o 

Bridges, ib 3 o 10 o 

Wight, rf 4 I I I I o 

Boothby, c 3 i 2 3 3 o 

Cole, 2b 3 o I 3 2 o, 

Jordan, 3b 4 o o i 2 

Harriman, p 4 o o 5 o 

Totals 32 2 6 26* IS I 

^Lawrence out, hit by batted ball. 

Innings : 

Bowdoin i i o o o o 2 i — 5 

Bates o o i o l — 2 

Two-base hits — Stanwood, Harris, Boothby. 
Three-base hits — McDade, Files, Wight, Cole. Home 
runs — Manter. Stolen bases — G. Bower, Abbott, 
Manter, Harris. Base on balls — By Harris, Boothby, 
Cole ; by Harriman, Files, Manter, C. Bower. Struck 
out — By Harris, Johnson, Harriman ; by Harriman, 
C. Bower. Sacrifice hits — C. Bower, Rogers, 
Bridges. Double plays — Wight to Boothby; Wilder 
to Cole, to Bridges. Passed balls — Boothby. Umpire- 
Marshall. Time — 1.45. Attendance — 400. 



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The scores of the six Maine championship games 
played by Bovvdoin are as follows : 
May 8— Bowdoin 4, Colby 3. 
May II — Bowdoin 9, Maine 0. 
May 13 — Bowdoin 5, Bates 2. 
May 22 — Bowdoin 6, Maine 5. 
May 25 — Bowdoin 4, Bates 3. 
June I — Bowdoin 5, Colby i. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH 

Ivy Day — holiday. 

10 A.M. Exhibition ball game with Colby on 
Whittier Field. 
2 P.M. Ivy Day Exercises in Memorial Hall. 
Seniors' Last Chapel. 
9 P.M. Ivy Hop in Memorial Hall. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8tH 

Colby plays Bates championship game at Water- 
ville. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 9TH 

10.4s A.M. Rev. W. W. Fenn, fourth Bowdoin 
College Preacher, speaks in the Church on the Hill. 

5 P.M. Rev. W. W. Fenn speaks at chapel. Col- 
lege quartet sings anthem. 

MONDAY, JUNE lOTH 

Last French reports due. 

History reports due in History IV. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE I2TH 

Bowdoin plays Harvard at Cambridge. 

THURSDAY, JUNE I3TH 

Prof. F. C. Robinson gives graduating address at 
Yarmouth Academy. 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Pol. Econ. 4 in Memorial 
Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Exams, in History 4, History 10, and 
Latin 10, all in Memorial Hall. 

FRIDAY, JUNE I4TH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Chemistry 4 in Chem. Lab., 
Latin 2 and Latin 4 in Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in French 4 in Physics Lect. 
Room, French 2 and French 12 in Memorial Hall. 

SATURDAY, JUNE ISTH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Pol. Econ. 2 in Memorial Hall, 
and Biology 6 in Biological Lab. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in Math. 2, and History 6 in 
Memorial Hall. 



BASEBALL CUP 

A handsome cup has been offered by H. W. Var- 
ney, the jeweller on Maine Street, to the member 
of the baseball team, who in the series of State 
Championship ball games obtained the best com- 
bined batting and fielding average, some slight 
advantage being given to the infielders in the field- 
ing average. A similar cup offered three years ago, 
was awarded to James F. Cox, '04. The averages 
will be computed soon by a committee appointed for 
the purpose, and the cup in the meantime will be in 
Mr. Varney's window. 



Coinniunication 



Bowdoin College^ Brunswick, Me., 
June 3, 1907. 
To the Editor of the Orient: 

My Dear Sir — Will you kindly allow me 
the privilege of your columns to express my 
deep appreciation of the help given me by so 
many of the undergraduates last Friday even- 
ing in removing the books and furniture from 
my rooms during the fire? I am sure that 
without their ready and efficient aid my loss 
would have been serious. 

With renewed thanks, I am 

Very truly yours, 

Kenneth C. M. Sills. 



A SUGGESTION TO ALUMNI 

It certainly seems as though such a record 
as was made upon our baseball diamond this 
spring is worthy of some particular commem- 
oration more than just the remembrance of the 
train of Bowdoin victories. A cup or possi- 
bly banner ought to be left in the room at the 
Hubbard Hall showing what the team has 
done. The Orient would suggest that some 
alumnus or possibly class, desiring to show 
appreciation, might present some suitable 
trophy to the baseball team, to be inscribed 
and left in Hubbard Hall. There is no league 
banner now among the Maine colleges, but a 
simple cup would make an admirable trophy 
to leave as a record to future years. A gift 
like this would be much prized and much 
appreciated. 



DELTA UPSILON DANCE 

The Bowdoin Chapter of the Delta Upsilon fra- 
ternity held an informal dance at the chapter house 
on Maine Street last Wednesday evening. The 
chaperons were Mrs. Franklin C. Webb and Mrs. 
George F. Tenney. The committee of arrangements 
consisted of Edgar F. Sewall, '09, Harold M. Smith, 
'09, and Guy W. Farrar, '10. Music was furnished 
by Messrs. Gushing, '09, and Kendrie, '10. 

Among those present were Miss Daisy Hubbard, 
Miss L. Woodward, Miss Grace Crawford, Miss 
Ethel Webb, Miss Ann Parsons, Miss Cecil Hough- 
ton, all of Brunswick ; Miss Bessie Templeton of 
Lewiston, Miss Chrystine Kennison of VVaterville, 
Miss Bessie Fenn of Hebron Academy, Miss Luena 
Sylvester of Bowdoinham, Miss Mamie Lang, Miss 
Edith Mercer, Miss Ethel Pike of Lisbon Falls, Miss 
Florence Lyman of Boston, Miss Grace Hoyt olf 
Camden, and Miss Louise Winchell of Dover, N. H. 



BOWt)OIN ORIENT 



11 



College flotes 



Phillips, '09, has been out of college for the past 
two weeks. 

A. C. Chadbourne, '07, was at home in Hallowell 
over Sunday. 

Pottle, '09, is employed at Harding's Farm, a few 
miles from Brunswick. 

A. B. Roberts, '07, spent several days in Portland 
this week on business. 

Snow, '07, is rapidly convalescing at the Eye and 
Ear Infirmary of Portland. 

George Harold Morrill, '07, visited friends at Fort 
Fairfield on Sunday of this week. 

Small, '09, and Simmons, '09, spent several days 
fishing at Lake Farlam last week. 

Mincher, '07, who is an instructor at Thornton 
Academy, was on the campus last Friday and Satur- 
day. 

The "Elopement of Ellen" was presented at Rich- 
mond this week, all the men's parts being taken by 
Bowdoin men. 

Harold Marsh, '09, who has been detained from 
college on account of sickness, has returned to 
resume his work. 

Bridge, '09, sprained his knee while playing tennis 
last week, and as a result has been confined to his 
room for several days. 

Indications point to the fact that a sneak thief is 
working the fraternity houses. Last Saturday even- 
ing during the celebration, a man entered the Delta 
Upsilon House and helped himself to a suit of 
clothes, several packages of clean laundry and a 
smoking set of considerable value. The man was 
seen by the matron, but got away before he could be 
identified or the alarm given. Several raincoats 
and parts of suits of clothes have been reported 
missing from all parts of the campus. 



BOWDOIN WINS TENNIS DOUBLES, U. OF MAINE 
WINS SINGLES 

The annual Maine Intercollegiate Tennis Tourna- 
ment was held in Brunswick on May 27-31. The 
tournament did not begin until May 29 as there was 
rain the two days before that. Bowdoin won the 
doubles and the University of Maine the singles. 

The results of the first round in the doubles were 
published last week, and the other results were as 
follows : 

Doubles. Semi-finals : Hyde and Ham of Bow- 
doin defeated Dunn and Young of Colby, 8-6, 7-5. 
Mitchell and Goodwin of U. of M. defeated Haines 
and Pike of Bowdoin, 7-9, 7-5, 1 1-9. 

Finals : Hyde and Ham of Bowdoin defeated 
Mitchell and Goodwin of U. of M., 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 5-7, 
7-S- 

Singles. First Round : Whittum of Bates defeated 
Haines of Bowdoin, 6-1, 6-3. Mitchell of U. of M. 
defeated Hyde of Bowdoin, 6-1, 2-6, 6-1. Boothby of 
Bates defeated Young of Colby, 14-12, 6-0. Good- 
win of U. of M. defeated Smith of Colby, 6-4, 7-5. 

Semi-finals : Mitchell of U. of M. defeated Whit- 



tum of Bates 6-3, 6-2. Boothby of Bates defeated 
Goodwin of U. of M., 6-4, 6-0. 

Finals : Mitchell of U. of M. defeated Boothby of 
Bates, 6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. 



HON. H. M. HEATH ON PUBLIC SPEAKING 

Last Tuesday evening, Hon. H. M. Heath spoke 
in Hubbard Hall on Public Speaking. He spoke 
informally in an interesting way, and gave practical 
suggestions. In brief, the requisites for public speak- 
ing which he emphasized were, sound health, a well- 
trained voice, a wide vocabulary of simple- words, a 
feeling of nervousness before speaking, ability to 
speak without notes, and a capacity for continued 
hard work. Sound health is the first requisite for 
every man in every position. A good voice is with- 
in tlie reach of everyone who will consistently prac- 
tice, and a good voice well managed has controlled 
nations, Pitt during his whole career swaying Par- 
liament by his well-regulated voice. In speaking, 
the flexible middle tone is the most effective. A 
wide vocabulary of simple words is necessary, and is 
best obtained by absorbing the vocabularies of great 
books ; the best for this purpose being the Bible, and 
the works of Shakespeare. Milton, Webster and 
Lowell. Simple words are the best because 
they are all understood, and do not attract attention 
to themselves from the thought ; the same is true 
of gestures, no gesture is good that attracts attentign 
from the thought. A feeling of nervousness is not 
cowardice, but a sense of responsibility which is 
necessary to give true life to any speech. Every 
public speaker should, however, learn to absolutely 
conceal all nervousness. Ability to speak without 
notes is necessary, for the referring to notes dis- 
tracts the attention of the listeners. And to speak 
best, a man must know his subject so well that he 
can frame his argument while on his feet ; and such a 
knowledge will also give an impression of reserve 
force. A capacity for continued hard work is neces- 
sary, because genius in public speaking is merely a 
tremendous capacity for work in preparation, noth- 
ing comes without work and the more work that can 
be accomplished the better results can be obtained. 
One more thing that Mr. Heath emphasized was that 
the more a man writes the better is his thought. 



COLLEGE PREACHER 



On next Sunday, June 9, Reverend William W. 
Fenn, the fourth and last of this spring's Bowdoin 
College Preachers, will speak in the morning at the 
Church on the Hill, and at five o'clock in chapel. Dr. 
Fenn is a Professor of Theology at the Harvard 
Divinity School and is a popular speaker to college 
audiences. 



BOWDOIN LEAGUE STANDING 



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Lewiston 4 

Gardiner 4 

Leavitt 

Brunswick o 



Per ct. 


ost. Won. 


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BOWboiN ORlENt 



Hlumni IRotee 



CLASS OF 1861 

Captain Charles A. Curtis, U. S. A., died of 
blood poisoning at Madison, Wis., May 26, 
1907. Captain Curtis was the son of Charles 
S. and Amanda (Fitsallan) Curtis, and born 
at Hallowell, ]\Iaine, 4 October, 1835. He was 
prepared for college at the Lewiston Falls 
Academy at Auburn, pursued his course at 
Norwich University until his Senior year. In 
the spring of 1861 he was employed at Bow- 
don in conducting military drills and joined 
the Senior Class, leaving, however, before 
graduation to enter the anny. He served on 
General Hancock's staff, was lieutenant of the 
second United States Infantry in 1862 and 
brevet captain in 1865. He retired from the 
army in 1870 and received the rank of captain 
in 1904. He was professor of military science 
at Norwich University, 1869-80, and president 
1875-80; professor of military science at 
Bishop Seabury Mission School, Minn., 1880- 
85; at East Florida Seminary, 1885-88; at 
Kenyon College, 1888-9; at Marmaduke Mili- 
tary Academy, 1891-92; at University of Wis- 
consin, from 1899 till his death. Captain Cur- 
tis was a successful writer of stories, dealing 
with army life. 

CLASS OF 1877 

A full and interesting account of the dinner 
given to Commander Peary last winter at the 
St. Regis, New York City, by the Delta Kappa 
Epsilon Fraternity, appears in the last issue of 
the Quarterly. It contains Commander Peary's 
remarks in full and also a song composed and 
sung in his honor. 

CLASS OF 1882 

The Class of 1882 which graduated twenty- 
eight men a quarter of a century ago, is hoping 
to have a score of its former members present 
at the approaching reunion. The roll-call is as 
follows : 

Dr. George F. Bates, physician, Yarmouth, 
Maine. 

Mr. Howard Carpenter, U. S. Civil Service, 
14 Rutgers Place, Passaic, N. J. 

Herbert H. Chase, Esq., lawyer, San Ber- 
nardino, Cal. 

J. Willis Crosby, Esq., lawyer, Dexter, Me. 

Hon. Edwin U. Curtis, U. S. Assistant 
Treasurer, Boston, Mass. 



William W. Curtis, Esq., business, 141 Milk 
Street, Boston. 

Dr. Frederick H. Fames, physician, Chelsea, 
Mass. 

Charles Gilman, Esq., broker, Portland, Me. 

Anson M. Goddard, Esq., lawyer, Augusta, 
Maine. 

Hon. Melvin S. Holway, lawyer, Augusta, 
Maine. 

James R. Jordan, Esq., merchant, Bruns- 
wick, Me. 

Frederic E. Lally, Esq., business, 496 
Cherry Street, New York City. 

Hon. Jesse F. Libby, lawyer, Gorham, N. H. 

Adelbert W. Mansur, Esq., broker, 141 Milk 
Street, Boston, Mass. 

Mr. Wallace E. Mason, Superintendent of 
Schools, North Andover, Mass. 

William C. Merryman, A.M., civil engineer. 
562 West 149th Street, New York City. 

Prof. William A. Moody, A.M., Bowdoin 
College, Brunswick, Me. 

Dr. George H. Pierce, physician, 284 Lafay- 
ette Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Dr. Warren O. Plimpton, physician, 19 
West 84th Street, New York City. 

Willard Gardner Reed, Esq., lawyer, New 
York City. 

Mr. Arthur G. Staples, editor of Lewiston 
Journal, Lewiston, Me. 

Mr. Irving Stearns, merchant, Berlin, N. H. 

Harry H. Stinson, Esq., lawyer, Boston, 
Mass. 

Mr. John Washburn, manufacturer, Minne- 
apolis, Minn. 

Mr. Hiram T. Waterhouse, broker, Port- 
land, Maine. 

Hon. George G. Weeks, lawyer, Fairfield, 
Me. 

CLASS OF 1885 

Charles Henry Wardwell, son of Dr. Henry 
F. and Almira E. (Head) Wardwell, was born 
28 February,, 1862, at Gorham, N. H. He was 
prepared for college at the Berlin High School 
and at Bridgton Academy. After graduation 
he engaged in teaching and for several years 
was the principal of the high school in Bridg- 
ton, Maine. He then entered upon the study 
of law at Boston University where he received 
the degree of LL.B. in 1895. He was admitted 
to the"Sui¥olk bar and practiced his profession 
in Boston till his death, 29 May, 1907, at his 
residence in Newton, Mass. 



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79 



Important Notice to All Bowdoin Students 



^^^^^^^^■^^ 



MR. R. W. WARREN 

Representing Warren & Simonds, importers of Panama Hats, with foreign offices 
at La Boca, Panama, will have a fnll line of our goods displayed at 18 I^orth 
Appleton Hall during the week of June 10-15, inclusive. Our buyer is perma- 
nently located in South Amei'ica, buying exclusively for this firm at the bare 
cost of production, thus enabling us to furnish these hats direct from the natives 
to the wearer, at a great saving over local prices. We carry all grades of 
weaves, and our Mr. Warren will visit your College, prepared to show the finest 
line in the country, and to make immediate delivery to purchasers. All are 
cordially invited to call and inspect our goods, whether you buy or not. 
Remonljer the date, 

June 10-15, Inclusive 



CLASS OF 1896 

Mr. Clarence E. Baker has removed from 
Westboro, Mass., and is now residing in Ray- 
mond, N. H. His postal address is Rural 
Delivery. 

CLASS OF 1897 

Daniel C. Linscott, Jr., Esq., was married 
28 May, 1907, at Fall River, Mass., to Miss 
Harriet R., daughter of Mr. Charles Bennett 
Cook. They will reside at 15 Stone Avenue, 
Winchester, Mass. 

CLASS OF 1905 
Rev. W. Pettengill has recently received an 
appointment as an Austin Teaching Fellow at 
Harvard University for the year 1907-8 where 
he will continue his studies in modern lan- 
guages and literature. He is now at the Uni- 
versity of Bonn, having completed one semes- 
ter at Gottingen and spent the intervening 
vacation in France. 



FACULTY NOTES 

Professor Robinson is to give the graduation 
address at Yarmouth Academy on June 13. 

Professor Lee was in Washington, D. C, last week 
to attend the meeting of the State Geologists of all 



states east of the Rocky Mountains, in conference 
with the director of the United States Geological 
Survey. Professor Lee spent some time in arrang- 
ing the details of the geological work in Maine for 
the coming season. Four parties of geologists will 
be at work in Maine during the summer. 



THE DEUTSCHER VEREIN 

The last regular meeting of the Deutscher Verein 
was held at New Meadows Inn last Friday night. 
An address was given by Professor Leonard of 
Bates College, on the poems of Schiller in which he 
dealt especially with the poem entitled "The Song of 
the Bell." This poem Prof. Leonard compared with 
Longfellow's poem, "The Ship of State," in a very 
interesting manner. A short business session fol- 
lowed the address and the meeting closed with the 
usual songs. 



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IVY DAY NUMBER 

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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, JUNE 14, 1907 



NO. 9 



IVY DAY POEM 

The Orient grealty regrets that it did not receive 
the Ivy Day Poem in time for its Ivy Day num- 
ber. Nevertheless, it now takes pleasure in pub- 
lishing below, the poem in full : 

O beautiful our Bowdoin, round thy walls 

Three times we've seen October's splendor flash 

Like sunset unto flame, and pausing, touch 

The faded green of summer into gold : 

And, when that fleeting gold was wanton sped 

And Nature mourning her debauch was clad 

In penitential brown, fair Winter like 

A kindly chastening angel, wrap the world 

In robes of nun-like purity — a dream 

Of dazzling days, a veil of radiant nights. 

And when at last the glory of that dream 

Was past, thrice have we seen the Earth 

Awake to duty and to work. Like that 

Good monk of old who after years of strict 

Monastic discipline, found Jesus' law 

Meant more than fasts and vig'ls or days of prayer 

Before a jewelled shrine, so Earth flings off 

Her outworn, spotted veil, and joining hands 

With Spring, receives the beauty and the joy 

Qf useful labor. Thus have we viewed the world. 

And found beneath thy wisely tempered care 

Each season makes the earth and thee more fair. 

Parting from thee, on each succeeding year 

Thine ancient halls to us have grown more dear ; 

And now again shall we, alas, too soon. 

Have left thee in the quiet summer noon. 

We shall come again anon. 

But those we've known the longest, 
For whom we've felt the strongest 

Ties of friendship, will be gone; 

Those from whom we learned the ways 
- Of generous, manly living. 
The art of gently giving 
Words of censure and of praise. 

We shall mingle with the crowd ; 

Shall see the chapel spires 

Glow with triumphal fires ; 
Hear the laughter glad and loud. 

But our hearts are beating slow; 

We feel youth's veil is falling; 

And other voices calling 
Softly tell us we must go. 

On autumn mornings 'mid the rustling leaves — 
The sunlight sparkling on the frozen dew — 
We've felt primeval forces reaching through 
The ages, rousing longings books cannot 
Subdue, and only life can satisfy. 
And when the thousand tiny voices of 
The Spring have stirred the pulses in our blood, 
We've dreamed the old, old dream, and longed to 
leave 



These dear protecting walls to battle in 
The field of life for that which we desire. 

Yet, as the diver, strong and brave, 

Will hesitate upon the brink. 

And hesitating seem to shrink 
From plunging in the icy wave, 

So we upon the verge of strife 
Recoil ; are grateful for one year 
In which to make our purpose clear. 

And consciously prepare for life. 

Paul H. Povveks. 



BASEBALL 

Colby, 7; Bowdoin, t. 

Bowdoin experienced her usual Ivy Day \ 
luck in the exhibition game with Colby played \ 
on the morning of June 7. The game was 
exceedingly slow and uninteresting. Bow- 
doin scored one in the first and two in the 
third. Colby received one run in the fourth, 
two in the fifth ,two in the seventh and two 
in the ninth. A small crowd only was in 
attendance. 

COLBV 



Goode, 3b 4 

Carey, c 4 : 

Shaw, cf 5 ( 

Tilton, 2b 5 

Tribou, If 5 c 

Cotton, ss 5 c 

Buker, ib 4 c 

Thompson, p 3 ; 

Hammond, rf 2 c 

Dwyer, rf 2 1 

Totals 39 ; 

Bowdoin 

« AB 1 

G. Bower, ss 3 c 

Abbott, If 4 c 

McDade, cf , 4 i 

Stanwood, lb 3 1 

Files, p 3 c 

Lawrence, c 2 i 

Harris, 2b 4 c 

C. Bower, 3b 3 c 

Hanrahan, rf i c 

Totals 27 ,; 

Colby o o o 

Bowdoin i o 2 



6 27 13 2 
2020 2 — 7 
0000 — 3 



82 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Two base hits — Lawrence, Shaw. Stolen bases — 
Goode. Abbott, McDade, Hanrahan. Base on balls 
— by Thompson, 7; Files 3. Struck out — by Thomp- 
son 5 ; by Files, 7. Sacrifice hits — G. Bower, 2 ; 
Abbott, Files, Lawrence. Double plays — Goode to 
Buker to Goode ; Thompson to Buker to Goode. 
Hit by pitched ball — jMcDade Claude Bower. Wild 
pitches — Files 2. Umpire — Hassett. Time — 2.10. 



PORTL.-VND, 5 ; BOWDOIN, 4 

Last Saturday the Portland Independents 
defeated Bowdoin in a fast, interesting game 
at the Pine Tree Grounds, in Portland. The 
Portland Press contained a racy account of 
the game, and it is appended : 

It was a typical college game attendance. 
A bevy of pretty girls, a goodly representation 
of Bowdoin students, and hundreds of rooters 
for the locals were on hand and they talked it 
up in interesting style. 

The fans missed "Pop" and "Deacon" Raw- 
son. Both men were absent, being in attend- 
ance at the college games in their official 
capacities as coaches. "Simmy" Bernard cov- 
ered second in Rawson's place and was just as 
much at home there as he has been on the cor- 
ner sack. McLlellan was on third and kept 
that part of the slate clean. 

Dwinal and Sparks kept the argument 
pretty even throughout, although Sparks had 
much better support on the receiving end. 
For some reason, Griffin could not seem to 
judge Dwinal's twisters and four of them got 
by him with disastrous results. Lawrence had 
two passed ones, this position, on botli teams 
being the weakest. Bicknell dropped one out 
in right, Lappin one in center garden and 
Dwinal mis-judged a ground ball. All other 
attempts by the Portland men were success- 
ful. 

Only three Bowdoin men faced Dwinal in 
the first, while Portland started the scoring in 
this inning. After McDonough had failed to 
connect, Kilfedder sent a nice, clean hit over 
Sparks' head. He went to third on Bernard's 
double to right and tallied when Willard was 
thrown out by G. Bower. Lappin windmilled. 

In the second, Stanwood opened with a sin- 
gle, and reached second on Files's drive to 
right which Bicknell dropped. A double steal 
forged both runners ahead a base and both 
trotted home on a passed ball. That finished 
Bowdoin's scoring for the inning, and they 
were one in the lead. 

Dwinal was thrown out by C. Bower in the 



third. McLellan walked and went to second 
on a wild pitch. Bicknell was hit at the plate 
and stole second, both he and McLellan scor- 
ing on a bad throw by Lawrence to second 
and a fumble to Files. Griffin struck out and 
McDonough singled to right, Mike going 
around to third on a wild throw by McDade 
to first and scoring on Kilfedder's drive to 
ITarris. Bernard fanned. With three runs 
in this inning, Portland, had a substantial 
lead. 

In the third, a double by Stanwood and an 
error by Dwinal, and two passed balls by Grif- 
fin, sent Abbott home. Nothing doing from 
this time on until the sixth, when Portland 
added another run to the list. Lappin singled 
to right. Dwinal sacrificed prettily, sending 
Lappin to second and the soldier player scored 
on a double by Bicknell. 

Bowdoin's next and last tally -came in the 
seventh. C. Bower landed a hit, but was 
forced out at second when Harris drove one 
to Lappin. Sparks flied to Bernard and G. 
Bower smashed one to left, Harris scoring. 

The score : 

Portland 

ab r bh po a e 

McDonough, ib 4 I 2 10 I 

Kilfedder, ss 4 i i 2 i 

Bernard, 2b 4 i 4 2 o 

Willard, If 4 o t o o 

Lappin, cf 4 1 2 2 1 i 

Dwinal, p 3 o o o 6 1 

McLellan, 3I) .3,1 o o i o 

Bicknell, rf 2 i 1 2 o 1 

Griffin, c 3 o 6 o 

Totals 31 5 7 27 12 3 

Bowdoin 

AB R BH ro A E 

G. Bower, ss 5 o i i 3 o 

Abbott If 5 I o o o o 

McDade, rf 3 o o i o i 

Stanwood, lb 3 i 2 10 o o 

Files, cf 4 I o I o I 

Lawrence, c 4 o i 10 i 2 

C. Bower, 3b 4 i o 5 

Harris, 2b 4 i 3 o 2 1 

Sparks, p 4 o o i i o 

Totals 36 4 7 24 12 5 

Portland i 3 o i o x — 5 

Bowdoin o 2 i o o o i o — 4 

Stolen bases — Bicknell, G. Bower, Abbott, Stan- 
wood, Files. Sacrifice hit — Lappin. Bases on balls 
— Off Dwinal 2, Sparks i, Hit by pitched ball — By 
Sparks, Bicknell. Struck out — By Dwinal 5, by 
Sparks 9. Wild pitches — By Dwinal, by Sparks. 
Passed balls — By Griffin 4, Lawrence 2. Time — i 
hour, 35 minutes. Umpire — Flavin. 



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BowDoiN, s; Harvard, 4 

Bowdoin ended its season with a rush last Satur- 
day afternoon, when her team defeated Harvard in 
Cambridge by the score of five to four. When word 
was received of the victory last Wednesday, a cele- 
bration was soon started. After the mass -meeting 
for election of manager, cheering was held, a bon- 
fire built, and the student body marched around the 
campus calling upon the near-by professors for 
speeches, which were loudly applauded. The only 
details received of the game in time for publication, 
were that Sparks pitched for Bowdoin, and held 
Harvard to four hits, while Bowdoin made eight, 
and that with the score four to four with two out 
in the ninth, Harris with a clean hit brought in 
Files from third base, and won the game. 



IVY HOP 

The Class of 1908 held its Ivy Hop on the 
evening of June 8. It was very successful, 
there being about one hundred and fifty 
present. Refreshments were served by the 
Morton Bon-Bon Company, and tables were 
very prettily set up on the first floor to accom- 
modate about eighty people. 

The patronesses were : Mrs. William De- 
Witt Hyde, Mrs. F. C. Robinson, Mrs. Fred 
E. Woodbury, Mrs. George T. Files, Mrs. 
Henry Johnson, Mrs. Charles A. Hutchins, 
Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham, Mrs. William A. Moody, 
Mrs. George T. Little, Mrs. Wilmot B. 
Mitchell, Mrs. Frank N. Whittier, Mrs. Ros- 
well McCrea, Mrs. William T. Foster, Mrs. 
Frederick A. Powers of Houlton, Mrs. Fred 
J. Wight of Rockland, Mrs. Frank H. Cressy 
of Bath. 

Among the young ladies present were : 
Miss Helen M. Cressey, Miss Margaret Stev- 
ens, Miss Dorothy Stevens, Miss Marion 
Merrill, Miss Eleanor Adams, Miss Winfred 
Skillin, Miss Dorothy Foss, Miss Marion 
Harmon, Miss Gwendolin Jenkins, Miss 
Geneva Fitzgerald, Miss Margaret Starbird, 
Miss Geraldine Fitzgerald, Miss Helen Thax- 
ter, Miss Emily Mitchell, Miss Marion Proc- 
tor, Miss Elizabeth Betts, Miss Elizabeth 
Winslow, Miss Helen Moody, Miss Blanche 
Leonard, all of Portland ; Miss Grace Bowen, 
Auburn ; Miss Gertrude Webber, Miss Anna 
Percy, of Bath; Miss Louise Wetherill, Miss 
Dorothy Johnson, Miss Daisie Hubbard, Miss 
Mae Despeaux, Miss Sue Winchell, Miss 
Margery Prince, Miss Isabel Forsaith, Miss 
Florence Allen, Miss Helen Eaton, Miss Mar- 
garet Sutherland, Miss Gertrude Christo- 
pher, Miss Myrtie Booker, and Miss Bertha 
Stetson, of Brunswick; Miss Florabell Ross 
and Miss Annie Ross of Kennebunk ; Miss 



Jessie Hopkinson of Saco ; Miss Charlotte 
Lowell, Westbrook ; Miss Louise Sylvester of 
Richmond; Miss Annie Percy, Miss Marcia 
Sewall, Miss Sarah Moody, Miss Margaret 
Sewall, and Miss Eleanor Moody, of Bath; 
Miss Faith Randall, and Miss Katherine Ran- 
dall, of Augusta; Miss Ethel McFarland of 
Dover, N. H. ; Miss Emma Putnam of Houl- 
ton ; Miss Olive Griffith of Providence, R. I. ; 
Miss Pauline Sawyer, and Miss Mabel Saw- 
yer of Bangor; Miss Hazel Hanan of Boston; 
and Miss Gladys Dresser of Roxbury, Mass. 

The committee in charge of arrangements 
consisted of Neal W. Cox of Portland, Arthur 
H. Huse of Camden, and Maurice P. Merrill 
of Skowhegan. 

The music was by Wilson's Orchestra of 
Portland. 



SPRING ELECTIONS 

The spring athletic elections were held on 
Wednesday evening in the Gymnasium, be- 
cause Memorial Hall had been arranged for 
Thursday's examinations. J. B. Drummond, 
'07, President of the Athletic Council, pre- 
sided. It was voted this year to elect by ballot 
at this mass-meeting a cheer leader from the 
present Junior Class, and an assistant cheer 
leader from the present Sophomore Class. 
About 140 men were present, and the elec- 
tions resulted as follows : 

Manager of 1907 Baseball Team, Kenneth 
R. Tefift, '09 ; Assistant Manager of Baseball 
Team, S. Sewall Webster, '10. 

Manager of 1907 Track Team, Ralph O. 
Brewster, '09; Assistant Manager of Track 
Team, Warren E. Robinson, '10. 

Manager of 1907 Tennis Team, J. Edward 
Crowley, '09 ; Assistant Manager of Tennis 
Team, Edward T. Pickard, '10. 

Cheer Leader for 1907, Francis P. Wight, 
"08 ; Assistant Cheer Leader, Anthony H. 
Fisk, '09. 

President of 1907 Athletic Council, Charles 
E. Files, '08 ; -Vice-President, Arthur L. Rob- 
inson, '08 ; Secretary, Harrison Atwood, '09 ; 
]\Iember from 1909, Kenneth H. Dresser; 
Member from 1910, Henry J. Colbath. 



BASEBALL CAPTAIN 

At a meeting of the baseball team, held 
after the Ivy Day game, Harold W. Stan- 
wood, '08, was unanimously elected captain 
for next year. 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

Collegiate Year 

OF 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

HAROLD H. BURTON, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



Associate Editors 



R. A. LEE, 1908 

p. J. NEWMAN, 1909 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 



W. E. ATWOOD, iglo 

T. OTIS, 1910 

W. E. ROBINSON, igii 



NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alunnni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous nnanuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 
Lewiston Journal Press 

Vol. XXXVII. JUNE 14, 1907 No. 9 



Coach Morrill 



A word of appreciation 
is due by the students 
to B. C. Morrill who coached the track 
team this year. He came to Bowdoin last fall 
drawn by the reputation of "Bowdoin Spirit," 
intending ultimately to take a course in the 
Medical School, and as an aid in his medical 
work to get the position of track coach for the 
whole year, taking a year's course in the 
academic department. He wished to keep 
his amateur record, so that as an underr 
graduate coach, he would be able to compete 
on the college track team. 

He came here at the instigation of Ellery H. 
Clark, of Boston, by this time well-known at 
Bowdoin, and with Clark's recommendation 
as being the most competent coach he ever 
knew. Backed by this recommendation, and 
the support of Doctor Whittier and Colonel 
Wing, he was engaged as head track coach. 
He is the first track coach Bowdoin has ever 
had for a whole year, and he has put more 
time into his work, and shown as much spirit 



as most men who have been here three or four 
years as regular students. He got Ellery 
Clark to give an illustrated lecture in Memo- 
rial Hall on track athletics, gave every after- 
noon during the whole year to coaching track 
men, at the same time keeping up his studies 
and his own track work. He coached for the 
Sophomore-Freshman meet in the fall, then 
for the B. A. A. relay team, the indoor meet, 
the State meet, and the New England meet. 
He did, without remuneration, ^11 this, which is 
as much, if not more, than is expected of the 
track captain, a man who has been at Bow- 
doin for three or four years and has received 
the highest honor that Bowdoin can give to 
her track men. 

The very fact that we were getting some- 
thing for nothing, has made many students 
think that we were getting but little. But the 
whole student body, at least, owes its grati- 
tude to one who has shown the spirit and put 
in the work that Coach Morrill has this year. 
The results of his work were not victories, but 
they will speak for themselves. The B. A. A. 
relay team was in good condition at the meet, 
and on it ran two new men ; it lost by the fall- 
ing of one of our men when Bowdoin was in 
the lead. The State meet was lost by one 
point, 38J of our 45I points being ones that 
were not taken last year. In this meet Coach 
Morrill competed, though not physically well, 
took eleven points, and the next week went to 
Worcester, took first place in the shot-put, 
winning Bowdoin's only points. 



Auditing 
Committees 



The question of the proper 
auditing of the accounts 
of all the undergraduates 
entrusted with the funds of the different col- 
lege organizations is one of great importance 
to the undergraduate body. At present the 
managers of all the teams have to keep their 
accounts very strictl}' to see that every item 
of expenditure has a receipt, and to submit 
their books to a competent board of auditors 
at the close of their terms of office. This 
same rule should be followed in the case of 
the accounts of the Christian Association, the 
Glee and Mandolin Club, the Dramatic Club, 
the Orient and Quill, and each class. 

Each of the first three organizations men- 
tioned usually appoints a committee of its 
members to go over the accounts of its treas- 
urer or manager every year, but there is no 
auditing system whatever in the case of the 



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85 



Orient and Quill, and what is, perhaps, the 
most important of all, that of the different 
classes. In this last case, in the Junior year 
especially, there is a very large sum, over a 
thousand dollars, raised by the class for pub- 
lication of the Bugle and for the Ivy exer- 
cises, and this is entrusted to a few men, with 
no account taken of where it goes. This is not 
quite fair to the class and, even if the class is 
satisfied with the present method, it is surely 
not good business for the Bugle Board and 
Ivy Committee to have no one to whorn to 
submit their accounts. 

As far as the Orient and Quill are con- 
cerned, though any loss must be made up by 
the business managers and no one else has to 
suffer for it, it would be much better for their 
accounts to be as carefully kept as those of the 
managers of the teams. It is not the affair of 
the managers alone, but of the whole college, 
which should take pride in the fact that its 
publications and other undergraduate activi- 
ties are a financial success and conducted on 
a strictly business basis. This year the Musi- 
cal Clubs came out with receipts very much 
ahead of expenditures. It may be the other 
way some time and then the members would 
have to make it up, even as the surplus was 
divided among them. 

The plan suggested is to appoint audit- 
ing committees. The two clubs and the 
■ Christian Association have already done 
something along this line, the point to be 
emphasized is that there should be on each of 
these committees some member of the faculty 
or some alumnus living near here. The 
Christian Association, the Musical Clubs, the 
Dramatic Club, and each class at the begin- 
ning of its Junior year, could each select two 
of its members to act with this outside person. 
The committee for the Orient and Quill 
could be made up of one from each board and 
a member of the faculty. Probably in the 
near future there will be a regular auditing 
committee, whose duty it will be to audit the 
accounts of all these organizations, but, for 
the present, the plan suggested will fill the 
need and should soon be acted upon. 



1909 BUGLE BOARD 

Last Thursday the Sophomores adopted 
a new and more satisfactory method of elect- 
ing its Bugle Board. Two men were nomi- 
nated by the Sophomore delegations in each 
fraternity, and two to represent the non-fra- 



ternity men. These nominations were put 
before the class which elected one of the two 
in each case. The board chosen was as fol- 
lows : H. H. Burton, Delta Kappa Epsilon ; H. 
F. Kane, Zeta Psi ; C. O. Bower, Alpha Delta 
Phi; J. R. Hurley, Psi Upsilon ; K. H. Dres- 
ser, Theta Delta Chi; P. G. Bishop, Delta 
Upsilon ; R. H. Files, Kappa Sigma ; T. D. 
Ginn, Beta Theta Pi ; C. A. Powers, non-fra- 
ternity. Soon after the elections the board 
organized and elected as its officers, H. H. 
Burton, editor-in-chief ; H. F. Kane, business 
manager, and P. J. Newman, artist. 



CALENDAR 

FRID.AY, JUNE I4TH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Chemistry 4 in Chem. Lab., 
Latin 2 and Latin 4 in Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in French 4 in Physics Lect. 
Room, French 2 and French 12 in Memorial Hall. 

SATURDAY, JUNE I5TH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Pol. Econ. 2 in Memorial 
Hall, and Biology 5 in Biological Lab. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in Math. 2 and History 6 in 
!\Iemorial Hall. 

7 P.M. Freshman Banquet in Portland. 

SUNDAY, JUNE i6tH 

S-DO P.M. Rev. F. J. Libby, '94, speaks in chapel. 

MONDAY, JUNE I7TH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in German 6, 8 and lo in Memo- 
rial Hall. Biology 3 in Biological Lab. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in Philosophy 4 in Memorial 
Hall, Biology i in Biological Lab., Physics 2 and 6 in 
Physics Lecture Room. 

TUESDAY, JUNE i8tH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in English Lit. 2 and Greek 2 
and 4 in Memorial Hall, and Astronomy 4 in Physics 
Lecture Room. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in English 2 and Philosophy 2 
and 7 in Memorial Hall. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE IQTH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Math. 4 and 6, and English 
Lit. 4 in Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in German 2 and 4 in Memorial 
Hall, and Biology 5 in Biological Lab. 

THURSDAY', JUNE 20TH 

8.30 A.M. Exam, in Chemistry 6 in Chem. Lab. 
and Latin 12 in Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Exam, in Chemistry 2 in Chem. Lab. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21ST 

Vacation until 8.20 a.m., Thursday, September 26. 

S.ATURDAY, JUNE 22D 

Summer begins. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 23D 

4 p.m. Commencement begins with Baccalaureate 
Sermon by Rev. C. H. Cutler, D.D., in the Church on 
the Hill. 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



1908 BUGLE 

On Ivy Day appeared the year book of the 
Junior Class, the 1908 Bugle. It is a book 
creditable to the class and college, though not 
so elaborate as many college annuals, and not 
as expensive as the 1907 Bugle. This was 
issued along the lines to be followed next year 
of trying to cut the cost without changing the 
general character and purpose of the book. 

The cover of the 1908 Bugle was done in 
the class color, with a striking cover design in 
gold. The contents resembled in a general 
way that of the 1907 Bugle, except for a 
smaller number of drawings and photographs, 
and for jokes which were not quite so cutting 
as many of last year's. The board deserves 
credit for its production, and its hard work, 
because it was not organized until last Octo- 
ber, which left only five months time for prep- 
aration, and because the class is so small in 
munber. There are, however, several mis- 
takes in the text of the Bugle, which should 
not have occurred. One of these, to which it 
is well to call attention, is that the Bradbury 
Prize Debate was awarded to the negative 
instead of the affirmative as stated. 



COURSES IN PHILOSOPHY, 1907=8 

The course in the History of Philosophy, 
known this year as Phil. 2, will be extended 
next year to cover two semesters. The history 
of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy will fill 
the first semester, and the history of Modern 
Philosophy the second. The course of the 
first semester will be open to Seniors and 
Juniors and, with the consent of the 
instructor, to Sophomores. The course of the 
second semester will be open to those who 
have already taken any courses in philosophy 
proper. The hours will be at the convenience 
of instructor and students. 

Phil. 3 will be given, in part at least, by Dr. 
Burnett. 

Students planning to take Phil. 6, 8, or 9 are 
asked to notify Dr. Burnett before thev leave 
for the vacation that it may be decided 
whether these courses are to be given. 



TENNIS CAPTAIN 

At a meeting of the Bowdoin tennis team, 
Arthur H. Ham, '08, was recently elected cap- 
tain of next year's team. 



DEUTSCHER VEREIN 

The Deutscher Verein met at the Gurnet on 
Tuesday afternoon, and took dinner there. 
The A^erein went down in barges, one party 
leaving at three o'clock and the rest at five. 
In the afternoon a baseball game was played, 
and after dinner, speeches were made in Ger- 
man by the many sub-Vereiners who were 
invited to the meeting as to a Fishing Bee. 



INFORMAL D. K. E. DANCE 

On the night before Ivy Day an informal dance 
was held at the D. K. E. hoiise, and several couples 
couples were present from the other chapter houses. 
The patronesses were Mrs. Hartley C. Baxter, Mrs. 
William DeWitt Hyde and Mrs. William M. Pen- 
nell. Among those present w-ere Miss Helen Eaton 
of Brunswick, Miss Eleanor Adams, Miss Helen 
Tli^xter, Miss Marion Harmon of Portland, Miss 
Hazel Hanan of Boston Miss Faith Randall, Miss 
Katharine Randall of Augusta, Aliss Ethel McFar- 
land of Dover, N. H., Miss Emma Putnam of Houl- 
ton, Miss Olive Griffith of Providence, R. I. Miss 
Blanche Leonard of Deering Miss Anna Percy of 
Bath, Miss Pauline Sawyer and Miss Mabel Sawyer 
of Bangor. Music was furnished by Kendrie, '10, 
and Haines, '07, and light refreshments were served. 
The committee in charge of the dance was com- 
posed of A. A. Putnam, '08, G. P. Hyde, '08, and 
H. H. Burton, '09. 



FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 

At last Monday night's Athletic Council meeting, 
Manager C. M. Robinson of Portland submitted the 
following football schedule, and it was accepted : 

Sept. 28 — Fort Preble at Brunswick. 

Oct. 2 — Harvard at Cambridge. 

Oct. S — Exeter at Brunswick. 

Oct. 12 — Amherst at Amherst. 

Oct. 19 — New Hampshire State at Brunswick. 

Oct. 26— Colby at Waterville. 

Nov. 2— Tufts at Portland. 

Nov. 9 — Bates at Lewiston. 

Nov. 16 — U. of M. at Brunswick. 

The Amherst and New Hampshire State games 
take the dates held last year by Wesleyan, and Cor- 
nell. The Amherst game we are glad to see again 
on our schedule, the New Hampshire game is a nov- 
elty, and the Tufts game in Portland will be one 
worth attending, not mentioning the three state 
games. 



COMMENCEMENT DANCE 

Notice is given to the alumni, that a list of the 
dances as they will come at the Commencement 
Dance, will be sent by the chairman of the commit- 
tee in charge, to all alumni who desire one. They 
may be obtained by notifying Frank L. Bass, 7 
South Appleton Hall, Brunswick, Me. 



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87 



College Botes 



Henry P. Chapman, '06, and G. Carroll Soule, '06, 
spent Sunday on the campus, 

Burleigh Martin, '10, returned last Tuesday, from 
a prolonged stay in Augusta. 

Linnell, '07, is to be toast-master at the reunion 
of the Thornton Academy alumni this year. 

This summer President Hyde and Dr. Burnett 
will spend together travelling abroad. 

Harold W. Davie, '10, recently entertained his 
mother and sister at Theta Delta Chi House over 
Sunday. 

Professor Mitchell will speak on Longfellow at 
Dexter to-day, before the Eastern Maine Library 
Association. 

Carl R. Green, '09, left college last Saturday, 
to go into business with his father in Waterville, 
and probably will not return next fall. 

Professor Woodruff gave adjourns in Greek 2 
Monday, as he was unable to return in time from 
Houlton, where he addressed the graduating class in 
the High School the day before. 

Three Bowdoin men are members of the new 
Board of Education elected for the city of Augusta 
recently. Dr. W. S. Thompson, '75; Lewis A. 
Burleigh, '91 ; and Frank G. Farrington, '94. 

In last week's Bath Anvil there appeared an 
account of the spring razoo, under the following 
head lines : "Weary Willies. Bowdoin Freshmen 
Walked in Proportion as They Were Bad." 

H. H. Randall, '00, who has been superintendent 
of schools at Rockland, has been elected superin- 
tendent of schools at Auburn, in place of Payson 
Smith, who has been elected State superintendent. 

R. A. Cony, '07, has received an appointment as 
private secretary to Congressman E. C. Burleigh, 
and will begin his duties, July i. The vacancy was 
left open by the resignation of Miss Eva L. Shorey. 

Last Tuesday afternoon Prof. K. C. M. Sills 
spoke before the Sophomore Class and before their 
Bugle Board, in regard to next year's Bugle. He 
advocated some changes which would lead to the 
reduction of the assessment upon the members of 
the class. 

On the night before the Harvard game, Tuesday 
night, Michael Madden was crowned with due cere- 
mony in South Appleton Hall, where he "sprung" 
a cake on the baseball team. He gave "Bill" Sparks 
good luck with a "kiss of friendship." 

On the night before Ivy Day, instead of the usual 
Dramatic Club presentation, the "Elopement of 
Ellen" was played in the Town Hall. The men's 
parts were taken by Linnell, '07, Draper, '10, Whit- 
more, ex-'os, and Fox, '06. 

Invitations to the various Commencement affairs 
have been sent out, and among them invitations to 
the Longfellow Commemorative Exercises, which will 
be held in the Congregational Church on June 26, at 
3 P.M. The exercises will consist of an address by 
Professor H. L. Chapman, '66, and a poem by Rev. 
Samuel V. Cole, '74. Tickets for reserved seats may 
be obtained through Professor George T. Little, 
at the college library. 



The writing for the Brown Extemporaneous Com- 
position Prize took place between 1.30 and 2.30 on 
June 4. The subject given out was, "What effect 
has a college course upon a student's religious 
beliefs?" 

Owing to some talk in the newspapers about the 
doubtful capacity for accommodation at the James- 
town Exhibition, the Exhibition Committee has just 
sent out complete pamphlets in regard to this mat- 
ter, showing ample accommodations for 60,000 
guests. These pamphlets have been sent to all city, 
town, and college papers in the country. 

Just before the Ivy game last Friday, Captain ^ 
Files called Coach Irwin to the middle of the dia- 
mond to inspect the pitcher's box, and when the 
coach had reached the center of the field, the team 
closed around him and Captain Files presented him 
with a gold watch and fob, given him by subscrip- 
tion from the student body in recognition of his 
services. 

The town of Brunswick has definitely decided to 
hold a firemen's muster here on July 4, and has 
organized a committee of invitation which will 
send invitations to every hand-tub company and 
hose reel company in the State. The hand engine 
"Niagara" which is housed on Mason Street, near 
the lower end of the town, has for several years 
won the State muster and holds the State record. 
Among those on the invitation committee are C. E. 
Townsend, of the Medical School, '38; G. L. 
Thompson 'yy, and F. D. Townsend, '10. 

Last Saturday the Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical 
Fraternity held its annual meeting and banquet at 
Riverton Park. Many guests were present, several 
new men were taken in, and the officers for next 
year were chosen as follows : President, John A. 
Greene; Vice-President, J. B, Drummond; Rec. 
Sec, R. B. Sprague ; Treasurer, A. P. Leighton, Jr. ; 
Marshal, W. E. Youland, Jr.; Warden, Ricardo G. 
Valladares ; Historian, C. F. Traynor ; Chaplain, E. 
E. Holt, Jr.; Corresponding Sec, W. O. Merrill; 
Executive Committee, R. G. Valladares, J. H. Col- 
lins, and J. C. Oran. 

During the past week C. M. Daggett, Secretary 
of the State Young Men's Christian Association, 
has been upon the campus several times arranging 
for the Bowdoin delegation to the Northfield Stu- 
dent Conference to be held in Northfield, Massa- 
chusetts, from June 28 to July 7. There all the col- 
leges and many of the schools of New England 
will be represented. Those who are planning to go 
from here are : J. F. Morrison, '08 ; L. F. Timber- 
lake, '09; M. P. Gushing, '09; H. H. Burton, '09; 
R. C. Harlow, '09; A. W. Moulton, '09; A. W. 
Stone, '10, and perhaps a few more will join the 
delegation before the time comes for leaving. The 
Northfield Committee of the Christian Association 
was this year composed of L. Adams, '07; A. L. 
Robinson, '08, and L. F. Timberlake, '09. 

All students desiring the Commencement Number 
of the Orient, which will appear about June 28, or 
July 5, may have it sent to their home addresses by 
notifying the business manager, N. S. Weston, at the 
Beta Theta Pi House. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Hlumni flotes 



CLASS OF 1866 
On account of ill health, Mr. Charles K. Hinkley 
has recently resigned the position of organist of the 
First Parish Church in Gorham. Of his long ser- 
vice in this capacity the Portland Press speaks as 
follows : "As an accompanist and director of a 
chorus choir, Mr. Hinkley has had few equals, and 
as an improviser he ranked among the best in New 
England. He has always shown excellent taste in 
the selection of music. Few churches in the State 
have been better served than the one in which for 
two generations he has officiated as organist and 
director with only occasional periods of absence." 

CLASS OF 1867 
An admirable class record has recently been issued 
by the Secretary, Winfield S. Hutchinson, Esq., of 
Boston. The class numbered twenty-five and among 
their thirty-one recorded children are eight college 
graduates. This class is one of the few that has 
annual reunions and sixteen are living to observe 
the fortieth anniversary of their graduation. 

CLASS OF 1869 

The graduating class of the Mining School of the 
State College of Pennsylvania presented their dean. 
Dr. M. E. Wadsworth, with a beautiful silver cup 
on May 8th. The occasion was the dean's sixtieth 
birthday. Dr. Wadsworth came to the State in 
1901, from the presidency of the Michigan College 
of Mines, and in this short period has built up 
this school of mining and metallurgy from an enrol- 
ment of ten students to the 150 now taking the 
course. 

Although the Legislature has done practically 
nothing for this school of mines, nevertheless, by 
tireless application to his work for six years past, 
during which time he has not taken a single day's 
vacation, Dr. Wadsworth has made Pennsylvania 
State's School of Mines one of the most practically 
useful and efficient in this country. 

CLASS OF 1877 

William G. Beale, Esq., was recently chosen a 
director of The Chicago Tribune. 

Mrs. Abbie S. Reed, widow of Lewis H. Reed, 
Esq., died at Mexico June 4th. 

A daughter was born May 28, 1907, to Mr, and 
Mrs. Howard V. Stackpole of Danielson, Conn. 

CLASS OF 1884 

William K. Hilton, A.M., Principal of the High 
School at Winthrop, Maine, has been engaged to act 
as an assistant at the Bangor High School for the 
next academic year. 



CLASS OF 1886 

Professor Charles A. Davis Ph.D., Curator of the 
Botanical Museum of the University of Michigan, 
has recently issued an interesting study entitled 
"Field work in towns and cities," showing how 
botanical collecting can be carried on in most 
unlikely places. 

CLASS OF 189s 

George H. D. Foster, Esq., has formed a partner- 
ship with John C. Wait, Esq., and the new firm 
under the name of Wait & Foster occupies offices 
in the Potter Building No. 38 Park Row, New York 
City. 

CLASS OF 1903 

Niles L. Perkins, Esq., is about to take the bar 
examinations in the City of New York this month. 

CLASS OF 1904 

Bernard Archibald graduated last week from the 
Law School of the University of Maine. 

CLASS OF 1906 

Rev. Oscar W. Peterson was installed last week 
as pastor of the Hillside Congregational Church of 
Cornish, and also of the First Congregational 
Church of Baldwin. These are the two churches he 
has been serving since 1904. 



PSI UPSILON HOUSE PARTY 

The annual house party, reception and dance of 
the 'Psi Upsilon fraternity was held at the Chapter 
House on Maine Street, Wednesday afternoon and 
evening of last week. At the reception held in the 
afternoon from 3.30 to 5.30 the receiving commit- 
tee was Mrs. George T. Files and Mrs. Hartley C. 
Baxter. The reception was attended by an unus- 
ually large number of people. During the recep- 
tion Kendrie's Orchestra furnished music. 

The evening was devoted to dancing. Among 
the young ladies present were Misses Marion Proc- 
tor, Gwendolyn Jenkins, Marion Starbird and Helen 
Thaxter of Portland, Eniilie Craighton of Thom- 
aston, Helen Eaton, Sue Winchell, Gertrude Chris- 
topher, and Lou Woodward of Brunswick, Lena 
Brown of Watertown, N. J., Anna Percy and Marcia 
Sewall of Bath, Florabel and Annie Ross of Ken- 
nebunk, Gladys Dresser of Roxbury, Mass., and 
Cornelia Booram of Montclair, N. J. 

The delegates from other fraternities were Phillips 
Kimball, '07, Alpha Delta Phi; Harold M. Smith, '09, 
Delta Upsilon ; Kenneth H. Dresser, '09, Theta 
Delta Chi ; Willis Nathan Haines, '09, Beta Theta 
Pi ; C. F. Doherty, '07, Kappa Sigma ; Frank S. 
Gannett, '07, Zeta Psi, and Felix A. Burton, '07, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

The committee in charge was Fulton J. Redman, 
'07, Neal W. Cox, '08, Philip H. Brown, '09, and 
Clinton N. Peter.s, '10. 



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CLASS OF 1907 NEXT YEAR 

Lester Adams, Johns Hopkins Medical School. 

Neal W. Allen, business in Portland with F. P. 
Bailey Carriage Co. 

Frank L. Bass, business, probably in Bangor. 

Charles R. Bennett, International Banking Cor- 
poration. 

Paul D. Blanchard, Bowdoin Medical School, sec- 
ond year. 

George A. Bower, mill business in Lewiston. 

Harry L. Brown, undecided. 

Felix A. Burton, study Architecture at Massachu- 
setts Institute of Technology. 

Paul A. Buttrick, with Spencer and Trask Co., 
Bankers and Brokers, N. Y. 

Arthur C. Chadbourne, International Banking 
Corporation. 

Richard I. Carney, teaching. 

Harold B. Chandler, Harvard Medical School. 

James H. Collins, Bowdoin Medical School, sec- 
ond year. 

Robert A. Cony, journalism. 

George W. Craigie, post graduate work. 

Cornelius F. Doherty, probably graduate work at 
Yale. 

Joseph B. Drummond, Bowdoin Medical School, 
second year. 

Wadleigh B. Drummond, read law in Portland. 

Edward A. Duddy, uncertain. 

Linwood M. Erskine, Harvard Law School. 

Clarence J. Fernald, Bowdoin Medical School, 
second year. 

Frank S. Gannett, government position. 

Ralph W. Giles, Bowdoin Medical School. 

Tom E. Hacker, business at Fort Fairfield. 

Seth G. Haley, teaching or banking business. 

Arthur L. Hatch, manufacturing jewelry business. 

Erastus E. Holt, Jr., Bowdoin Medical School, sec- 
ond year. 

George H. Hull, probably pastor of Congrega- 
tional Church at Hackensack, N. J., and graduate 
student in Columbia. 

Roscoe H. Hupper, graduate work. 

Phillips Kimball, business in Bath. 

Chester S. Kingsley, business. 

Glenn A. Lawrence, sardine business. 

John W. Leydon, teach German and Mathematics 
at Worcester Academy. 

William S. Linnell, Harvard Law School. 

Earle H. MacMichael, Harvard Medical School. 

Leon D. Mincher, International Banking Corpor- 
ation. 

Harry E. Mitchell, Harvard Law School. 

Asa Osgood Pike, automobile manufacturing. 

Frank S. Piper, Harvard Law School. 

Edward C. Pope, study scientific agriculture. 

Fulton J. Redman, Harvard Law School. 

Ammie B. Roberts, Harvard Graduate School. 

Willis E. Roberts, study scientific agriculture. 

Dwight S. Robinson, uncertain. 

William A. Robinson, teaching. 

Blinn W. Russell, Bowdoin Medical School, secopd 
year. 

Daniel Sargent, business. 

Ralph E. Sawyer, business. 

Philip R. Shorey, work with Eastern S. S. Co. 

Ralph M. Small, teaching. 

Lewis W. Smith, teaching. 



Charles W. Snow, probably instructor in debating 
and argumentation at New York University. 

William E. Speake, U. S. Department of Com- 
merce and Labor. 

Clarence E. Stetson, business. 

Charles F. Thomas, Jr., study medicine. 

Francis R. Upton, Jr., business. 

Aubrey J. Voorhees, undecided. 

Merlon A. Webber, Bowdoin Medical School, third 
year. 

Millard C. Webber, Bowdoin Medical School, 
third year. 

Frank J. Weed, study music at the New England 
Conservatory of Music. 

Malon P. Whipple, Massachusetts Institute of 
Technology. 

William C. Whitmore, Bowdoin Medical School, 
third year. 

Thomas R. Winchell, uncertain. 



SUNDAY CHAPEL 



In spite of the showery weather, a large number 
of students and townspeople listened to the inter- 
esting talk of the Rev. William Fenn at Sunday 
chapel. He said in part : Before a lion trainer 
descends, on his way to the arena, the passageway 
lined with the cages of wild beasts, a light is thrown 
down the alley and by this means the keeper is 
guarded against any beast which might be lying in 
wait for him in some dark nook. This passageway 
typifies life ; the keeper is but one of the many 
mortals that must pass along it; the animals, the 
sins that line the way. The best safeguard that a 
young man can have, as he starts along the passage, 
is light, that is purity from secret sin. Openness 
is to be preferred to secrecy. It is safer, for an open 
error is seen and understood, while a secret one is 
often hidden away and may be exposed at a time 
when it will do a person great injury. 

The great fear in which The Judgment was for- 
merly held was due to the fact that men dreaded 
the time when their secret deeds and thoughts 
would be exposed to the judge. In view of such a 
thing a man should live ready to stand forth at any 
time before the world. The best safeguard for such 
a life is the Light. 



CHEMICAL CLUB 

The Chemical Club met at the Delta Upsilon 
House on June 4. Professor Robinson spoke on the 
openings for college men in Industrial Chemistry. 
Marshall P. Cram, '04, told of the chemical work 
at Johns Hopkins University, where he is a grad- 
uate student. He spoke of both the undergraduate 
work and of the post-graduate work in original 
research. 



BASEBALL AND TENNIS B'S 

The Athletic Council last Monday awarded the 
following Baseball B's : Files, '08; A. Robinson, '08; 
G. Bower, '07 ; Lawrence, '07 ; Stanwood, '08 ; Ab- 
bott, Medic, '08; Sparks, '09; McDade, '09; Manter, 
'09; Bower, '09; Harris, '09; and Hanrahan, '10. 

The Tennis B was awarded to Hyde, '08; Morri- 
son, '08, and Ham, '08. 



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receptions, dances, etc. 
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15,000 patients yearly in all departments of College Hospital 

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BRUNSWICK, MAINE, SEPTEMBER 20, 1907 



VOL. XXXVII 



NO. 10 



One Hundred Second Annual 
Commencement 

As is customary, this issue of the Orient 
contains a record of the Commencement Exer- 
cises of the year. It is not necessarily intended 
to appear as news, but is edited in order that 
there may be a complete account of the grad- 
uation of the class. The Class of 1907 has 
done well by Bowdoin and Bowdoin may well 
be proud of this group of sons. Sixty-five 
men received diplomas thi« year. The exer- 
cises were well attended by alumni and friends 
of the college. 

The first of the exercises of the week 
occurred on Sunday afternoon when the Bac- 
calaureate Sermon was given by Rev. Charles 
Herrick Cutler, D.D., of Bangor. His text 
was from Matthew : "He that findeth his life 
shall lose it, and he that loseth his life for my 
sake shall find it." He said in substance as 
follows : 

BACCALAUREATE SERMON 

"Who is getting the most out of college life? Is 
it the unsocial fellow who grinds for marks — in the 
fraternity house makes few friends, on the athletic 
field plays to the gallery, is always looking out for 
himself and rarely takes any trouble for any one 
else ; or is it the student who elects his courses and 
does his college work with some reference to his 
ideals and his work in the larger world — who takes 
a generous pride in the honors and welfare of his 
fraternity, who works for the success of the team, 
is alive with college spirit and is always ready to 
lend a hand to a friend in hard luck? 

■'Ask yourself whether in those moments when 
you have become interested in your work — have 
mingled heartily in the good fellowship of the chan- 
ter house and have planned for the welfare of the 
fraternity — when you worked hard for the team, or 
have played the game for all you were worth, when 
you have caught the college spirit, whether in the 
college cheer or in 'the whispering pines' — and best 
of all whenever you have instinctively and without 
calculation gone to the help of your chum with a 
word of encouragement or to lend a hand. Are not 
such as these the enlarging and revealing experi- 
ences of college life through which a man really 
comes to himself and knows that he is finding him- 
self? 

"Now I would have you believe that the same 
principle is at work in the larger world,- although to 
many men it is not apparent until they get out into 
it. It is delightful to see how a man finds himself 



as he does his work, whatever it may be, as a form 
of service, and forgets himself as he throws him- 
self into it. The trained eye, the skilled hand, 
or the disciplined mind are found not in the prep- 
aration for one's work, but in the doing of it, 

'Subdued 
To what it works in, like the dyer's hand.' 

"The making of the skilled physician and surgeon, 
the able lawyer and wise counsellor, the useful min- 
ister and effective preacher, is not wholly in the pro- 
fessional schools, excellent as they may be, but is 
found rather, as many of us know, in the practice 
of our profession. Whatever skill or excellence we 
have attained in our work has been found in the 
doing of it. And is not a man's best work always 
done when he lets himself go and forgets himself 
in his work? The writer, eager to make his idea 
clear and vivid, abandons his rhetoric and discovers 
his style ; the speaker, intent upon the thing he 
wants to say, in his eagerness to make it plain and 
persuasive, drops his awkward self-consciousness 
and rises to a moment of real eloquence ; the prophet 
loses himself in his message; the singer forgets her- 
self in her song; the citizen throws himself into 
the public service without counting the cost, saying, 
with Secretary Taft : 'I don't speak of rewards. 
The best of all is the pure joy of service. To do 
things that are worth while, to be in the thick of it. 
Ah ! that is to live. The business man who, out 
of many cares and responsibilities, writes inciden 
tally to a friend : 'There's lots of fun in being alive, 
and too much to do for others to worry about one's 
own soul.' — These are the men who are finding 
their life by losing it. 

"If I may use a trivial illustration which will be 
understood only by the elect, it seems to me a good 
deal like learning to drive golf. You remember 
how it was. You made a good many awkward 
attempts at hitting the little white ball, you _ may 
even have taken a few lessons from a professional, 
who pointed out your faults, and showed you just 
how to stand, hold the driver and address the ball, 
but your knee was stiff, your elbow cramped, and 
when, with a jerk, you struck at the 'ball as if you 
would make a 'base hit,' you succeeded only in 
foozling it and in digging up the earth. But the 
day came, happy day, when you gave up the notion 
of 'pressing' and forgot all about your right elbow 
and left knee, and, letting yourself go, just followed 
the ball through. Then came that indescribable 
moment of getting off a clean straight drive as the 
little ball went singing off into space, and you said 
to yourself : Why, how easy it is ! Now what was 
the secret of it? Simply this. You forgot the 
rules and found the ball. E.xactly so. Do we not 
realize ourselves at our best whenever we let our- 
selves free into our task and just swing through it 
in this spirit of abandon? 

" 'The man who renounces himself, comes to him- 
self,' said Emerson, and is it not true of every true 



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worker in the world? The mother, the teacher, the 
citizen, the social settler, the sanitary engineer, the 
missionary, all find their life as they surrender 
it in the spirit of service even to the point of sac- 
rifice. It is amazing how the service of man, in 
almost any way, develops manhood and makes the 
man himself as his horizon of interests widens 
and his heart grows big and kind as it takes in ever 
larger measure, human sympathies. The classmate 
you had not seen in years, who has become the lead- 
ing educator, the famous surgeon, the honored mis- 
sionary; how he has grown in stature of manli- 
ness — and yet it ought not to surprise you. 'Doing 
makes the deed,' as has been finely said, 'but 
unselfish doing makes the man.' Brothers, it's a 
great thing to surrender self to something bigger 
than one's self. 

"Something was said at the outset, you recall, 
about the significance of the expression 'finding 
one's life,' or one's self. Now let us mark this other 
term of the paradox, losing one's life ; that is, loses 
it utterly — throws it away for my sake — does not 
such emphasis imply something more perhaps than 
we have yet found in it? Something more, at any 
rate, than what we ordinarily mean by being of ser- 
vice, doing one's duty, making one's self useful, and 
the like? Perhaps there has been something cold 
and calculating in our thought of finding one's life. 
If so, do we not detect here a certain uncalculating 
note of self surrender, not merely of service but of 
service carried to the point of sacrifice, a mood of 
abandon, a kind of 'glorious madness,' the letting 
of one's self go, in which a man throws himself into 
work as if were a game? I think the idea we are 
after is caught in that phrase 'playing the game,' 
which a recent writer, to whom I am indebted for 
both the suggestion and the illustration of it, defines 
as 'the spirit of the game.' It is, he declares, the 
deepest motive in the lives of many people, particu- 
larly men. What, for example, actuates the finan- 
cier to go on piling up surplus wealth, when he 
cannot spend his income? It is the spirit of the 
game. 

"Why does Darwin risk his reputation as a scien- 
tist and incur the scorn of scientists and the bitter 
criticism of the religious world for the sake of his 
hypothesis of evolution? It is the spirit of the game. 

"Why does the inventor, Edison, forget to eat 
and to sleep, in the hot pursuit of some new applica- 
tion of electricity? It is the spirit of the game. 

"Why does Commander Peary ask once more for 
leave of absence, and coimting home and friends 
cheap, spend thousands of dollars, risking his life 
and the lives of others in the perilous attempt to 
locate a geographical point on the globe, the scien- 
tific value of which can hardly be justified to the 
lay mind? Again the answer is, it is the spirit of 
the game. 

"Why does the beloved physician and missionary, 
Grenfell, give up his chances for professional reward, 
leave his country and friends, to carry help and heal- 
ing to the poor fisherfolk of the deep sea? Once 
more we say, it is the spirit of the game. 

"Now I want to say just this: The spirit of the 
game, in the sense I have tried to make you see it 
and feel it to-day, is nothing less than the spirit 
of Christ and his principle of finding life by losing 
it. And let us make sure of this : If we miss all the 
rest, that the man who is playing the game, playing 
it fair and playing it for all he is worth in this spirit 



of service for the sake of others, is a Christian man, 
whatever his name or sign, or even whether he 
knows it or not. For he is finding his life by los- 
ing it for the sake of something bigger and better 
than himself, and this is the Christianity of Christ, 
and the rest is only the frills. 

"As I see to-day the host of young men and young 
women who arc going out of our colleges and uni- 
versities, and as I think of their splendid capacity 
for service and for self-sacrifice as they take up 
their work in the spirit of the game, I believe we 
have in them the priceless resources of the republic. 

"Those are stirring lines of Henry Newbolt's in 
which he tells how the ranks of a regiment of Brit- 
ish soldiers on the battlefield, exhausted and blinded 
by smoke and dust, their officers shot — were rallied 
by the ringing cry of the schoolboy on the cricket 
field ; 'Play up ! Play up ! and play the game !' 

" 'This is the word that year by year 
While in her place the school is set. 
Every one of her sons must hear. 
And none that hears it dare forget, 
This the)' all with joyful mind. 
Bear through life like a torch in flame, 
And, falling, fling to the host behind, 
'Play up, pkiy up, and play the game.' " 

"The fact, of course, is that the college graduate 
to-day has no such place of relative importance in 
the community as he may have held two or three 
generations ago ; when my grandfather, about a hun- 
dred years ago settled in a little town in Maine, he 
was then the first, and for some time the only col- 
lege graduate in the community — but to-day the same 
town sends to college many of its boys and not a 
few of its girls. I know that there is no position of 
self-conscious dignity and of vmrufHed self-compla- 
. cency that can be compared for a moment with 
that of the Senior in college about to step out into 
the world, and I want to do anything I can to let him 
down gently; it may serve to break his fall to be 
reminded that perhaps he has as much to learn 
from the business man and the skilled mechanic as 
they have from him. However that may be, one 
thing is sure ; the spirit of democracy which is 
abroad in the land is bound to test the scholar in 
business and the scholar in industry as it has already 
tried the 'scholar in politics,' viz., by his service- 
ableness to the community and by his capacity for 
leadership ; and it is going to apply this test to 
the educated man as relentlessly as it is now trying 
to do in the case of the rich man. "What is he 
worth to society — what is he good for?" that is the 
question. 

"Gentlemen of the graduating class — If your col- 
lege life has meant anything to you, it has been 
an experience of finding yourselves. You are now 
facing the problem of finding your place in the 
world. But your college life has not meant all it 
ought, unless it has also taught you the larger les- 
son of finding life, by losing it. 

"The allurements of greed on the one hand, and 
the opportunities for service on the other, were never 
so great as they are to-day. Many men are con- 
fused and bewildered. It is our part, gentlemen, as 
educated men, as Bowdoin men, as Christian men, 
to make this principle of our Master's a bit clearer 
to the world in the terms of service and self-sacri- 
fice. 



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93 



ALEXANDER PRIZE SPEAKING 

The only noteworthy event of Monday was 
the Alexander Prize Speaking which occurred 
in Memorial Hall at 8 p.m. Gen. Oliver Otis 
Howard, '50, presided over the speaking and 
entertained the audience by a few reminis- 
cences of his own college life and prize speak- 
ings of his time before introducing the speak- 
ers. The contest was unusually close and most 
interesting. 

The judges were Stanley Plummer, '6'], of 
Dexter ; Edward C. Plummer, '87, of Bath ; 
and Frederick Chamberlin, Esq., of Boston. 

They awarded the first prize to Alfred 
Wheeler Stone, '10; and the second to John 
David Clifford, '10. 

The speakers and their subjects were as 
follows : 

Music 
The Legend of St. Christopher. — Anonymous 

Winston Bryant Stephens, '10 
Sympathy for Greece. — Henry Clay 

John Franklin Morrison, '08 
Napoleon the Little. — Victor Hugo 

Harold Hitz Burton, '09 
Music 
A Gentleman and a Christian. — William DeWitt 

Hyde Harrison Atwood, '09 

The Call of the Sea. — Anonymous 

Albert Trowbridge Gould, '08 
A Terrible Charge. — Tallie Morgan 

Gardner Wilson Cole, '09 
Music 
The Monroe Doctrine. — John Mellen Thurston 

John David Clifford, '10 
To the Brownstone District. — William Travers 

Jerome Ralph Owen Brewster, '10 

Claudius and Cynthia. — Maurice Thompson 

Alfred Wheeler Stone, '10 
Music 
The alternate speakers were Thomas Amedeus 
Gastonguay, '09; Edward Curtis Matthews, Jr., '10; 
and Harold Edward Weeks, '10. 



CLASS DAY 

Class Day is always the most enjoyable 
feature of the Commencement week, if not to 
the alumni at least to the graduating class. 
The Class Day of 1907 was one of the pleas- 
antest ever held on the Bowdoin campus, and 
a large host of friends and relatives were 
present to greet the members of 1907 and 
attend their last undergraduate social func- 
tion. Promptly at 10 o'clock, the class, 
headed by Phillips Kimball, the marshal, and 
accompanied by the band marched into Memo- 
rial Hall, and there the morning exercises 



were given, consisting of the Prayer, Oration 
and Poem. The Prayer opened the exercises, 
delivered by George Herbert Hull. Then fol- 
lowed the oration given by Fulton Jarvis Red- 
mond, and the poem delivered by Charles Wil- 
bert Snow. The officers of the class were : 
President, William Shepard Linnell ; Marshal, 
Phillips Kimball ; Class Day Committee, Frank 
Lyman Bass, Chairman ; Seth Gurney Haley, 
Dwight Stillwell Robinson. The Oration was 
in brief as follows : 

THE ORATION 

Mr. Bryan, whom we all honor and admire and to 
whom we listened with much pleasure a little over 
a month ago, said to us : "Young men, you can 
never repay your college for what you have received 
from her," and, if it will not seem too presumptuous, 
we should like to take issue with Mr. Bryan on this 
point. Instead of the thought, "we can never repay 
our college," we prefer the thought, "we must repay 
her." 

The brave general whose bust rests at your 
right, whose home is just across the way, said to 
himself in the heat of battle, "Little Round Top must 
be held." How far north would our own Com- 
mander Peary ever have gone, if he had said to him- 
self, "The pole never can be reached." Instead of 
leaving this college with the thought that we can 
never repay her we prefer to leave with the thought 
deep down in our hearts, "we must repay her." How 
shall we do it? 

There are three inherent powers that we can well 
cultivate. For what we have received, first, should come 
realization, then appreciation, and greater than these 
two will be application. 

After the excitement and confusion of these few 
days are over, it would be well for us all to take 
time to think a little of the things we have accom- 
plished, for we all have accomplished something of 
the mistakes we have made, the events of our lives, 
of their causes, their effects, their connections. 

Realizing that much has been done for us how 
shall we appreciate it? Is it sufficient simply to say 
thank you and forget? 

Perhaps the best way for us to show our appre- 
ciation will be through application. Application of 
the lessons we have learned in the worldly strug- 
gle which awaits us. To our professors, you who 
are giving that which is best to the world and whose 
worldly recompense in comparison is so small, to 
you we would say that in our own living we hope 
to profit from your example, that to enlighten our 
fellow-men with the truth is better than to horde 
up gold. From our association we cannot help from 
living firmer, truer, more manly lives. In our own 
living, not in dollars and cents, will we repay you. 

Our undergraduate associates, from whom we 
have learned the value of fair, open-hearted dealing 
and good-fellowship, you we would repay by striv- 
ing to follow these same principles in contact with 
our fellow-men of the outside world. 

To the alumni we would say that your deeds 
serve as an inspiration for us to uphold the honor 
of an institution which you and your predecessors 




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have raised so high. From your example, from the 
inspiration which we receive from you, we hope to 
live the lives of honest, broad-minded, kind-hearted, 
true Bowdoin men. 

To our parents we would say simply that the same 
love, the same self-sacrifice, the same God-speed 
which we have received from you in these years, in 
the years to come we will attempt to bestow upon 
your children's children. 

Thus would we repay our Alma Mater by apply- 
ing in our own living the lessons which have been 
so generously taught us. 



THE POEM 

The Poem, by Charles Wilbert Snow, was 
as follows : 

Could we but strike the poet's lyre and find 
Sweet music that would make the heart o'erflow. 
With something of the grace of that rare mind 
Which Nature gave a hundred years ago. 
We'd sing with truth the gratitude we owe 
To her who's nursed us gently year by year — 
Implanting wheat where tares were wont to grow. 
And pointing out the distant vision clear, — 
But ah ! the notes fall rough on our untutored ear. 

What halos 'round thy rich traditions dwell ! 
Dear Bowdoin, guardian of this sacred site 
We feel our faithful fathers builded well ; 
'Gainst new-world obstacles and old-world spite. 
The darkest land is brighter for thy light, 
The uninviting northland better known. 
Our civic weal has felt thy touch of white, 
And Earth's dark secrets yielded up their own. 
Thy lettered bloom hath riched the peasant cot and 
throne. 

To-day another class will join the throng 

Of those who tarried for the power on high, — 

Withdrawing from the battle's smoke and song. 

To view the issue with unclouded eye — 

O happy thought ! tho far away we hie 

Our separation cannot be complete. 

For true as star lights star throughout the sky. 

Thy spirit with our own has learned to meet. 

To check us in Success and cheer us in Defeat. 

Four years beneath these elms and round these halls 
We've felt Art's promptings and kind Nature's aid ; 
The quiet pines and far off rushing falls. 
The shining stars on lawns light and shade; 
The sweet, frank converse where distinctions fade, 
And soul links soul in Friendship's happy bands 
We've visioned threatening tides of error staid 
Seen world-old seas exulting on glad lands 
Because the golden dream had touched men's hearts 
and hands. 

Who says the dreams and visions will be lost. 

As forth into the bigger world we fare; 

And hopes be blighted by Strife's chilling front. 

And all our pure ideals swept in air? 

As when the sun sinks down in dazzling glare. 

He leaves behind a prismed afterglow. 

So we, though forced to dine on frugal fare. 



Will ever keep those appetites which go 
To make Life's bread more fine, its wine more free 
to flow. 

Beneath the outward life of Freedom's ease 
Deep inward wars are waged through all these years, 
'Tis vain to bid the clashing voices cease 
They'll e'en pass by a mother's tender tears; 
As when a star for which a sailor steers 
Glides down beneath a lightower's larger glow 
Whose gleams remove the sailor's night-long fears ; 
So we, when supernatural lights burn low 
Have seen Earth's watch-towers rise and brighter 
light bestow. 

From out these towers on strategetic Heights 
Has streamed the patient influence of God, 
Imbuing mighty mounts with Beauty's lights. 
And adding courage to the hills' dull clod. 
But Oh ! the long, long ages 'neath the rod. 
We're heart-sick that the Hermons are so few, 
We'd mantle modest Mizar's struggling sod. 
Grant small and great the longed for roseate hue. 
And make them both to know they've God's great 
work to do. 

We feel the time must come when man shall know 

The mysteries of matter and of mind. 

And grasp the secret of each inner foe 

And then — the readjustment of mankind; 

The unconscious goal of all that lies behind; 

On that sweet dewy eve of perfect light 

In looking backward we, perchance, shall find 

In Sin the birth-pangs of a clearer sight 

In Hope the gleam of cloud by day, of fire by night. 



UNDER THE THORNDIKE OAK 

At three o'clock in the afternoon occurred 
the customary exercises under the Thorndike 
Oak. The Opening Address, Class History 
and Parting Address were given and then the 
class, pursuing the time-honored custom, 
smoked the Pipe of Peace, sang the Class Ode, 
marched around the campus and cheered the 
halls and then said their final farewell in front 
of the chapel. Nothing is more impressive 
than the final circle when the "last handshake" 
is given and the members of the class conclude 
their exercises of the day and of their college 
course, by each member saying farewell to 
every classmate. The Opening Address was 
delivered by Ammie Blaine Roberts ; the His- 
tory by Robert Alexander Cony ; and the Clos- 
ing Address by Edward Augustin Duddy. 



OPENING ADDRESS 

The Opening Address was in substance as 
follows : 

This age in which we live is an age of common 
sense. The rapid spread of higher education and 



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Ammie Blaine Roberts 
Opening Address 



Fulton Jarvis Redmond 
Orator 



Edward Augustin Duddy 
Closing Address 





Robert Alexander Cony 
Historian 



Charles Wilbert Sn 
Poet 



Phillips Kimball 
Senior Marshal 



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the merciless advance of scientific research have 
made the world of to-day a logical, practical abode 
for a rationalistic people. The spirit of the times 
points the index finger of scientific doubt at whole 
sections of orthodox religion. And so we are con- 
stantly hearing of the conflict between science and 
religion, of the gospel for an age of doubt. 

On our own part we freely admit that we are in 
sympathy with the rationalistic attitude of the day. 
But that we are identified with this accusation of 
doubt, we admit only in-so-far as such a statement 
means that we stand ready to question fanciful 
assertion and groundless guess work, whether it 
gushes from the campaign spellbinder or emanates 
from the dimly-lighted sanctuary. 

Yet in such a world as this there are many possi- 
bilities for misunderstanding. What do we mean by 
doubt? What do we mean by faith? The man who 
doubts everything is not a doubter. He is a flouter, 
he is a mule. The real doubter is essentially a man 
of faith. He tests a given proposition by reason 
developed by experience. When he accepts it, he 
believes in it with the faith that moves mountains. 
When he repudiates it, he simply transfers his faith 
to a worthier object. But all the time this so-called 
doubter is a man of the deepest-rooted faith. This 
is what Tennyson referred to, when he wrote, 

"There is more faith in honest doubt, 
Believe me, than in half the creeds." 

And what is faith? Faith is not blind belief in 
picture language ; it is not the unreasoning accept- 
ance of indiscriminate humbugs. No, ^ for these 
things make up superstition, and superstition is the 
fear of the ignorant. Faith, confidence, belief is 
something different, something better. Faith is based 
on knowledge ; faith is of the things we know. 
Belief in the things that nobody knows is not faith; 
it is childish superstition, primitive, barbarous. 

Now there are two kinds of faith, head faith and 
heart faith. So far we have considered only the 
faith of the intellect, the kind of faith that concerns 
an age of reason, the kind of faith that attaches to 
facts and theories and propositions, faith in things 
knowable. 

Heart faith resides in the things we feel, the emo- 
tions of the inner life. And it is in this faith of the 
heart, where beauty is. In affairs of heart and feel- 
ing, love and friendship, our belief trusts on — beau- 
tiful, unshattered faith. 

We are charged with living in an age of reason 
and an age of doubt. Intellectually this is true. 
Otherwise we would stagnate and repeat the history 
of the Dark Ages. As it is, we are living in an era 
of progress and, best of all, in the deep heart-mean- 
ing of the word, we are living in an age of faith. 

And it is because we are living in an age of faith, 
because we believe in you and you have confi- 
dence in us, that these exercises are held this after- 
noon. It is because of this atmosphere of mutual 
faith, that we welcome you gladly, joyfully to these 
exercises. 



HISTORY 

The History was given by Robert Alexan- 
der Cony, and is as follows : 

To write the history of this band of heroes that I 
now have before me is no easy task. To do so would 



require more ability and a greater knowledge of 
their conduct than is possessed by any one mortal. 
For to tell you all a secret, this great class has been 
making lots of history, but it hasn't all been done in 
the class room or on the campus, nor on the athletic 
field. Some have made history in Lewiston, some 
in Bath, and some even in Topsham. And the worst 
of it all is, much of it has never been told by those 
who figured prominently. 

Recognizing, then, my own limitations, in the lack 
of data on many historical events that would surely 
be of interest, and with apologies to Gibbons, Ban- 
croft, Prescott, Allen Johnson and Jim Voorhees, I 
will now proceed to tell you some things I know and 
some I can guess about the famous Class of 1907. 

In the first place, I wish to say that I shall not 
deal with figures unimportant as some details of the 
great historians of the past have done here under 
the Thorndike oak. I take it for granted not a single 
person, with the possible exception of his shoe dealer 
cares whether Jim Collins really wears a No. 14 shoe 
or whether they only look so; or whether Fat 
Chandler is really the laziest man that ever entered 
Bowdoin, or that it is simply a rumor; or whether 
Frank Jones Weed and Whatmore Whitmore can 
reach the latch on the library door without high- 
heeled boots, or whether it is a false statement inade 
by those who have watched them try; or, again, 
whether Winnie Smith is really handsomer than Joel 
Fernald, or that Winnie's girl only thinks so. I 
take it for granted that these are the minor details 
that a truly great historian like myself should not 
bother his head with. Therefore, I will proceed 
with my history. 

In the latter part of September, 1903, the fall 
installment of green goods arrived on the campus. 
If I remember correctly, the weather was cloudy and 
promised rain — a promise which was completely ful- 
filled by subsequent events, though I am bound to 
add that it did not come from the open sky as often 
as it did from open windows. We did not mind 
this, however, after a while. Still we were not ready 
for that strange combination administered to us the 
evening of the night shirt parade from the windows 
of old North Winthrop. Perhaps it was this inci- 
dent that gave one or two of our members such a 
great antipathy for water during subsequent years. 

But before going further, as a chronicler of great 
events, I feel bound to mention the great oration 
delivered in front of the old Tontine by Pete Small 
the evening before college opened. "Pete" has not 
distinguished himself in oratory during his course, 
choosing rather the more modest field of gym work, 
in which he has been taking special work under the 
guidance of Doc. Whit and his first assistant acrobat, 
George Parcher, but those who heard Pete speak on 
that September evening, feel sure that it is only his 
modesty that is keeping him from being a true 
Demosthenes. Pete had all the articulation that is 
supposed to come only after a thorough training in 
Professor Mitchell's famous "Hello, John, Where 
Are You Going," he had all the pleasing, persuasive 
powers of Fulton Fell-in-the-brook Redman ; and 
finally, he possessed all the logic which the better- 
known and more disreputable Mitchell — Harry, the 
Midnight Howler — displays in his famous oration 
entitled "How, When and Where to Hit a Golf 
Ball." But I am digressing. 

We went to chapel that first morning, after the 
habit of Freshmen. Doc Whit was there as usual 



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with a determined look — and so was the molasses. 
The difference between the two was that the former 
depended on his looks to keep us spellbound, while 
the molasses depended on its hold. 

I may say that '07 was a good big class by the 
end of that first week. I don't remember just how 
many there were, but as near as I can recall, its size 
resembled the age of some of the Brunswick belles — 
that is to say, 70 odd. 

We did not know each other as well Freshman 
year as we do now. Wilbert Snow, the great poet 
and student of Sanscript, had not entered into the 
bonds of holy matrimony with Animie Blaine Rob- 
erts, nor had Tom Hacker and Brick Drummond 
joined the Lisbon Falls German Club, which I must 
explain here, has no affiliation with the Deutscher 
Verein. Neither had Frankie Bass and Bill Haines 
become joint members of the primary division of 
the Congregational Sunday School. 

On the whole, we got along quite nicely. Your 
first year, nearly everybody behaved themselves but 
Bill Speake, and nobody expected he would. So no 
one was disappointed. He visited neighboring 
borough occasionally, felt perfectly free to give due 
notice of his return on the midnight, and he told the 
upperclassmen to remove themselves to a warmer 
climate if they didn't like his ways. 

Winnie Smith didn't fare as well. He got fresh 
one evening and the late Class of 1906 removed a 
large percentage of his hirsute growth, and the 
worst of it was that it was not done in the same artis- 
tic manner and with the same view to beauty that 
our friend Joe would have done it. Still, it did not 
prove a permanent injury and Winnie has taken to 
himself a sweetheart in these later years.. 

We were not especially successful in athletics that 
year. We lost two games of baseball despite the 
fearful and wonderful game put up by Fat Chand- 
ler behind the bat. The first game, by a score of 
8 to 7, and the second 13 to 7. In football we were 
just as unlucky, losing by a score of 11 to o. In 
track, however, we showed what we were really 
good for, tieing with the Seniors for first place with 
22 points. 

Sophomore year came apace and passed off very 
serenely. There were, however, several events of 
such importance that an impartial chronicler cannot 
pass them by. Among these were' Ammie Roberts' 
psychological experiments with white tennis shoes. 
Ammie had become interested in psychology and had 
performed several rare experiments to the great 
delight of his instructor, among which was stand- 
ing on his head while eating breakfast, sleeping with 
his feet stuck out the window, and lastly, trying to 
imagine himself a second Daniel Webster. Then he 
tried to drawl like Dr. Grenfell with such delightful 
results that he took up the tennis shoe racket, and 
was able to deduce the startling result that when it 
was cold his feet had a "feeling" of coldness, and 
when it rained they had a "feeling" of wetness. 
These results are considered a great achievement of 
the age by both his professor and Ammie. Some of 
Ammie's classmates have suggested that he soak his 
head for the psychological effect, but he has never 
concluded to do so. 

And speaking of Ammie reminds me of another 
great member of our class — Charles Wilbert Homer 
Snow. They are great chums — Homer Snow and 
Socrates Roberts. They drink together, eat together 



and sleep together — that is, when they sleep, for 
they sit up late o' nights each telling how brilliant 
he thinks the other is. Robert Burns Duddy belongs 
to this category somewhere, but as our economic 
professor would say, "More of this later," for ye 
shall hear Robert shortly, if you and I and he sur- 
vive to the end of this history. 

Among other events of Sophomore year was the 
announcement of Tommie Hacker's 'engagement 
and Fat Chandler's first and futile attempt to pass 
off his extra course. He has tried it twice since 
and has at last succeeded. Fat is a persistent youth 
and as you see is bound to be a winner. This was 
also the year that Fult Redman fell off the bridge 
out by the golf links, and narrowly escaped from 
drowning. 

I don't remember much of anything else about that 
year except that we won both ball games from the 
Freshmen — the first by a score of 23 to 6, and the 
second 7 to 6. In football we were victorious by a 
score of 11 to o, and we rounded out the year by 
winning the Indoor Meet with 34^ points, while our 
nearest competitors, the Seniors, had but 19^. 

Junior year arrived according to schedule. I don't 
remember of any one studying except Eddie Pope 
and Sam Erskine. Sam studied because Daniel Web- 
ster did when he was in college, and Eddie studied 
the same as Mitchell smokes cheap cigars — from 
pure cussedness. Snitch Upton began to shine in 
golf so much that it began to interfere with his col- 
lege course about this time; and Frankie Weed 
began to reform, while Hacker, otherwise known as 
Whacker, went the other way. 

We had several new members arrive with the fall 
season. There was String and Jolup Webber, Shorty 
Whitmore, Lengthy Adams and last but not least, 
Parson Hull. A strange lot, I must admit, and it is 
pertinent that I speak of them briefly. Jolup, I will 
say, is a pretty good fellow and has behaved himself 
well for the most part ; String, his brother, has also 
done fairly well. The worst thing that can be said 
about him is that he takes an occasional trip in 
Mitchell's Night Wagon. Still, he may live this 
down. Soxalexis Adams, fresh from the Penobscot 
tribe, has also done well. He chums with Frankie 
Bass more or less, which is something of a reflection 
on his character. They look funny going around 
together, but Frank hangs onto Sock because he 
thinks Sock stands well with the opposite sex, and 
according to Frankie's highest ideals that's the true 
essence of life. Once they took their sweethearts 
out to the golf links. Frankie's girl was a grammar 
school student, as usual, and people along the street 
thought it was Sock and his family. Still, Frankie 
says he hopes to be a man some day, and says he 
intends to raise a moustache as soon as he can for 
he says the ladies tell him they think he would look 
well with one. Here's hoping he succeeds in both. 

But I have not told you about the Parson — that 
greatest acquisition to 1907 — that peerless orator, 
that prince of parliamentarians, that famous psy- 
chologist — Parson Hull. As shines Upton in golf, as 
Snow in poetry and Bruce Sargent among the ladies, 
so shines Hull among orators. His greatest victory 
was in the great debate over simplified spelling. Hull 
was opposed to it. The way he proved his many 
points brought tears to the eyes. He proved beyond 
a shadow of a doubt that if Roosevelt's spelling was 
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Brown-Tail ]\Ioth would overrun Topsham; the 
Japanese would bombard San Francisco; that New 
Meadows Inn would close and last but not least the 
people of South Freeport would go to the hot cli- 
mate. At the conclusion Professor Foster told the 
audience that the debate was beyond his ability to 
criticise — and Hull's name and fame was secure for- 
ever. I don't remember anything further about 
Junior year, except that we won the Indoor Meet — 
as usual. 

Senior year drew on apace. We have all enjoyed 
ourselves and have done nothing in particular. In 
the early part of the year Neal Doherty and Charlie 
Thomas worked overtime trying to raise a moustache. 
Neal said he thought with a moustache he could 
fool Prof. Ham into thinking that he was working 
too hard on the German to have time to shave. He 
tried everything on that moustache, beginning with 
cold cream and ending with a vigorous dose of Dr. 
Whit's hunyadi water. They all failed and now he 
says he is ashamed of the whole affair. He ought to 
be. 

As I have already stated, I shall not undertake to 
give statistics or anj'thing like a definite forecast of 
the future intentions of this all-star aggregation. I 
feel safe in saying, however, that Snitch Upton will 
never do much of anything unless he has to ; and that 
Harry Brown's another. I haven't a doubt that 
Hacker will marry as soon as he can find a minister 
after he gets his "dip" Thursday. Further than that 
I have nothing to say. 

In conclusion I might add that we have not been 
much different than the average class. Possibly we 
are not the most brilliant class and I am sure we are 
not the worst. We are not all as good as Parson 
Hull nor all as bad as Bill Speake. On the whole, 
we are an average lot. We have enjoyed our four 
years beneath the whispering pines and if we do 
nothing worse in the next few days than we have in 
the past four years, our college course on Thursday 
will be, like this history, at an end. 



THE CLOSING ADDRESS 

This was delivered by Edward Augustin 
Buddy and he dosed with the following 
words : 

"We have anticipated a little, the difficulties and 
the changes that are to come, but ever from this 
day things will never be quite the same to us again. 
The campus will never look just the same as it does 
now. Maine Hall and Winthrop and Appleton— 
the very sound of old King Chapel bell will seem 
different because we will be different. We will come 
back again, yes, but there will be one or two faces 
missing, always 'one or two. Or it will be an old 
instructor that we all knew and loved, he will be 
missing. And those that do come back won't be 
just the same to each other; there will be marks of 
a new conflict in the old familiar faces. It will be a 
different world then, with the old days' life a dim 
golden dream in the far-off past. It will be a world 
of pleasant recollection in which the Class Day of 



1907 will be memorable. It is hard to think that 
that world is so close at hand, and this so nearly at 
an end. Yet we would not shirk our share of the 
world's burden more than Bowdoin men have done 
before us, but with hearts brave yet tender, go 
forth, go forth from the old mother to live and fight 
and die and in our death to live." 



THE PARTING ODE 

The Parting Ode by Edward Augustin 
Duddy was written to the air, "Come Back to 
Erin," and was as follows : 

Bowdoin, we leave thee, O Mother Beata ! 

Leave thee, but leave thee as never before. 
Thy sons forever, we sing in thy honor. 

Our parting tribute to thee we adore. 
Dear were the hours that we passed in thy bosom. 

Fond are the mem'ries we bear in our hearts. 
Softly the leaves in the trees sigh above us. 

Sad are thy sons when 'tis time to depart. 

Chorus 
Then farewell to Bowdoin, our dear Alma Mater 

Farewell, the scenes and the friends that we knew. 
Clasp hands, O comrades, the sun's getting lower, 

And it's the parting of friends good and true. 

And through life's journey whate'er be fate's sorting. 

Backward our thoughts we will aye turn to thee, 
Back to the moment of sadness and parting 

When from thy guidance we went forth so free. 
Faint tho' our hearts be in darkness and struggle. 

Dim tho' our eyes with sad memory's tears. 
Thy halls vvill rise like a vision of splendor, 

Strong with new hope we will fly 'cross the years, 



COMMENCEMENT DANCE 

In the evening, as a finale for the day, 
occurred the annual Commencement Hop, 
which was a most brilliant and enjoyable social 
function. The Hall was simply but tastefully 
decorated with flowers and potted plants. The 
committee very sensibly did not mar the nat- 
ural beauty and dignity of the hall by the aid 
of streamers and fancy paper, but let the hall 
itself speak plainly the purpose for which it 
was intended. The Committee of Arrange- 
ments was Frank L. Bass, Seth G. Haley, and 
Dwight S. Robinson. Music was furnished 
by Pullen's Orchestra. The patronesses were 
Mrs. William DeWitt Hyde, Miss Helen 
Chapman, Mrs. Franklin C. Robinson, Mrs. 
George T. Files, Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham, Mrs. 
Roswell C. McCrea. 



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„ „ , _. There has never befallen 

Death of Three Editorial Board of the 

Undergraduates q^^^^^ ^ ^^^^^^ ^j^^^^ ^^an 

that which compels us to report the death of 
three Bowdoin students during the first part 
of the summer. Harry Dugan, John Franklin 
Morrison, Richard Almy Lee, these three have 
been taken from us this year. It can hardly 
seem possible that we will never see any of 
these three again. Henry Dugan was drowned 
in Penobscot Bay during the first week of July 
and the other two met the same sad fate a 
week later while off on a cruise together. 
Dugan was a member of the Class of 1910, of 
the Delta Upsilon fraternity and an exceed- 
ingly well-liked and popular fellow. Richard 
Lee and John Morrison were both members of 
1908 both just about to enter on the last year 
of their college course. The former was an 
Orient editor, manager of the Track Team, 
and a member of Beta Theta Pi. He was the 
only son of Prof. L. A. Lee. John Morrison 



came from Medford, Massachusetts, was a 
member of Alpha Delta Phi, made Phi Beta 
Ivappa at the end of Junior year, was man- 
ager of the Tennis Team and identified with 
many undergraduate interests. 

It means little to say that both were "pop- 
ular," and it seems trite to repeat it. Both 
were more than popular, they were whole- 
souled, clean-cut college fellows. They were 
loyal college men, hard workers for class 
and Alina Mater. Both were good students, 
but more than that both were fine fellozvs. 

It is not now in the summer time when 
class and college mates are scattered that we 
will miss them. It is hard to believe now, but 
how will it be when once again we gather in 
the dormitory and chapter house and those 
faces are not there to greet us? Then it will 
be that we will realize what Death is, and what 
Death has taken from us. To the relatives 
the Orient extends its sincere sympathy, to 
all their many friends, as one of their former 
friends itself, it can but say "God's will be 
done." 



PROFESSOR R. H. HAM 

Bowdoin College this spring loses Prof. R. 
H. Ham, for next year he has accepted the 
Professorship of French at Trinity College. 
The student body greatly regrets the loss of 
Professor Ham, for during his six years at 
Bowdon he has proved himself one of the most 
capable men on the faculty, and not only has 
given those in his classes a thorough and val- 
uable instruction, but he has won the love and 
respect of all his students by his absolute fair- 
ness and square dealing. Professor Ham is 
a native of Peabody, Mass., he fitted for col- 
lege at the Lexington (Mass.) liigh School, 
went to Harvard at the age of 17, and gradu- 
ated in 1896. The next two years he spent 
in graduate study at Harvard and the Uni- 
versity of Berlin ; he then spent two years as 
an instructor of French at the Cascadilla 
School, Ithaca, N. Y. At the end of that time, 
in 1901, at the age of 26, he came to Bowdoin 
as an instructor of Modern Languages, and 
in 1903 he was made Assistant Professor of 
Modern Languages. The whole student body, 
and especially every member of the Deutscher 
V'erein, is sorry to see him leave us, and was 
"•lad to see the recognition taken of Professor 
Ham's services by the college authorities in 
awarding to him at Commencement the well- 
deserved degree of Master of Arts. 



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John Franiclin Mon 



MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY 

The annual meeting of the Maine Histori- 
cal Society was held in Adams Hall, Tuesday 
afternoon. Hon. James P. Baxter,' of Port- 
land, presided. About sixty-five new resi- 
dent members were elected and ten new cor- 
responding members. The election of officers 
resulted as follows: Hon. James P. Baxter of 
Portland, President; Prof. Henry L. Chap- 
man, D.D., of Bowdoin College, Vice-Presi- 
dent; Fitz H. Jordan of Portland, Treasurer; 
William D. Patterson of Wiscasset, Corre- 
sponding Secretary and Biographer; Nathan 
Goold of Portland, Librarian and Curator ; H. 
W. Bryant of Portland, Recording Secretary. 



ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

The annual meeting of the Alumni Associa- 
tion was held in Hubbard Hall, Wednesday 
morning. The meeting was a very quiet one, 
the old officers were all re-elected as follows : 



President, Franklin C. Payson, '76, of Port- 
land; Vice-President, Charles T. Hawes, '76, 
Bangor; Secretary and Treasurer, George T. 
Little, 'yy, Brunswick; Executive Committee, 
Dr. Alfred Mitchell, '59, Brunswick; W. H. 
Moulton, '74, Portland; Arthur T. Parker, 
'76, Bath; Athletic Council Committee, Chas. 
T. Hawes, y6, Bangor; Franklin C. Payson, 
'76, Portland; Hon. Barrett Potter, '78, 
Brunswick; Henry A, Wing, '80, Lewiston; 
Roland W. Mann, '92, of Boston ; Committee 
on Overseers' Nomination, Frank K. Lins- 
cott, '88, Boston; Hon. Ira F. Locke, '74, 
Portland; Edward Parker, '57, Brockton, 
Mass. ; Committee on Awarding the Pray 
Prize, Edward Stanwood, '61, Isaac B. Choate, 
'62, John E. Chapman, 'yy, all of Boston. 



PHI BETA KAPPA 

At the annual meeting of Phi Beta Kappa 
fraternity, Alpha of Maine, officers were 
elected as follows: President, James McKeen 



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of New York; Vice-President, Gen. Thomas 
H. Hubbard, New York; Secretary and 
Treasurer, Prof. George T. Files, Brunswick; 
Literary Committee, Prof. George T. Little 
of Brunswick, Rev. Samuel V. Cole of Nor- 
ton, Mass., Prof. Charles C. Torrey of New 
Haven, Conn., Rev. Charles H. Cutler of Ban- 
gor, Prof. Henry L. Chapman of Brunswick; 
delegates to attend triennial council at Wil- 
liamsburg, Va., next September, James 
McKeen of New York, Prof. H. L. Emery of 
New Haven, Conn., Prof. Kenneth C. M. Sills 
of Brunswick. 

The following undergraduate members 
were elected : George Allen Bower, Auburn ; 
Roscoe Henderson Hupper, Martinsville ; John 
William Leydon, Bath ; William Shepard Lin- 
nell, Saco; William Alexander Robinson, St. 
John, N. B. ; Charles Wilbert Snow, Spruce 
Head, and Aubrey James Voorhees, Bath ; 
Herbert Storrs Bridgham, Jr., Kennebunk; 
George Palmer Hyde, Brunswick; John 
Franklin Morrison, Medford, Mass. ; Carl 
Merrill Robinson, Portland ; Phillip Hunter 
Timberlake, Lancaster, N. H., and Chester 
Henry Yeaton, Richmond. 



MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATION 

The members of the graduating class 
arrived on the morning train from Portland 
and shortly before the hour set for the exer- 
cises, formed in line before the Medical Build- 
ing, and headed by Payne's Second Regiment 
Band, marched to the Congregational Church. 

They were followed in the line by the 
faculty of the Medical School, who took seats 
on the platform. Dr. Mitchell, dean of the 
school, presided, and the prayer was oflfered 
by Rev. C. H. Cutler of Bangor. 

The address was by Hon. Frederick A. 
Powers, LL.D., of Houlton, of the Class of 



Mr. Powers spoke first of what should be the 
attitude of the graduates in regard to their Hfe work. 
He said that the practice of medicine was a great 
and honorable profession. It had a great past and 
its field of usefulness was one that was increasing. 
He said great discoveries have been made and more 
will be made in the future and the way for one to 
achieve success in this or any other field is to aim 
high. He emphasized the fact that it is the indi- 
vidual that counts, and not the profession. Man 
makes the profession, not the profession the man. 
On this basis the success of a life work depended 
on the man himself. He said that the great test of 



a man is service to his fellow-men and the medical 
profession offers great opportunity in such work. 

The speaker then discussed the attitude of the man 
toward public life. There are a great many prob- 
lems that are demanding solution and it is the edu- 
cated man who should take a prominent part. Such 
men should be active rather than negatively critical, 
for activity is the only way the best results can be 
accomplished. 

The program of the exercises was as follows : 

CL.i^ss March 
Music College Orchestra 

Prayer 

Music College Orchestra 

Address Hon. Frederick Alton Powers, LL.D. 

Music College Orchestra 

Conferring Diplomas 

Class March 

The graduating class this year numbers i6 mem- 
bers, their names and residences being as follows : 

David Ernest Dollofif, Monroe ; Harold Josselyn 
Everett, A.B., Portland; Ralph Waldo Foster, Mil- 
bridge; Benjamin Henry Keller, Appleton ; William 
Jerris Lewis, South Framingham, Mass. ; Henry 
Bradstreet Mason, Brooks ; Roland Banks Moore, 
Portland; Charles Howard Newcomb, Newburgh 
Village; Charles David North, Turner; Maurice 
Albert Priest, Shawmut ; Magnus Gervise Ridlon, 
Gorham ; William Thomas Rowe, A.B., Portland ; 
Alfred Loomis Sawyer, A.B., Fort Fairfield ; Karl 
Brooks Sturgis, Auburn; Fred Lord Varney, Enfield; 
Charles Arnold Wyndham, Lisbon Falls. 



EXERCISES COMMEMORATIVE OF THE ONE HUN= 

DREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF 

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW 

The Bowdoin Commencement of 1907 was 
known as the Longfellow Centennial, marking 
as it does, the one-hundredth year since the 
birth of Henry W. Longfellow, the Poet. The 
name of Longfellow signifies the greatest 
graduate the college ever had. As to Dart- 
mouth there is none who stands equal with 
Webster, so to Bowdoin no son stands in just 
the rank with Longfellow. Bowdoin is justly 
proud of her many famous sons ; and of these 
many the name of Longfellow is always men- 
tioned first. On Wednesday afternoon the 
church was crowded to the doors to listen to 
the special exercises commemorative of that 
man who on a similar day twentv-seven years 
ago, spoke himself in the same edifice that 
famous parting address, Moritiiri Saliitainus. 
These exercises were the special features of 
the Commencement Week. At three o'clock 
the trustees, alumni, and faculty met at King's 
Chapel and formed in line. Fully two hundred 
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Congregational Church. The members of the 
boards and faculty led tlie procession, clad in 
the academic cap and gowns. Hon. Augustus 
F. Moulton, 'jj, of Portland, was marshal. 
After all had been seated in the church the 
fourteen members of the Class of 1857 arrived 
at the church and while everyone in the audi- 
ence arose they slowly marched dt)wn the 
aisle to the front of the church where seats 
had been reserved. As they reached their 
seats the big audience burst into applause. 
The exercises were opened with a prayer, 
offered by Rev. John Carroll Perkins, of Port- 
land. The poem was delivered by Rev. Sam- 
uel Valentine CoJe, Class of 1874. Prof. 
Henry Leland Chapman, Class of 1866, deliv- 
ered the Oration. 



THE ORATION 

To speak of Longfellow in this place, and to this 
audience, is a privilege — a privilege none the less 
though speech do not rise to the height of the sub- 
ject and the occasion. The place is hallowed by the 
memory of his living presence and voice, when he 
was already crowned with the beauty of age, and 
with the honor of the world. The audience is com- 
posed, in part at least, of those whose feeling of rev- 
erence for the poet is made tender, and in some 
measure personal, by the strong and subtle tie that 
binds together the sons of a common Alma Mater. It 
is a fellow-alumnus whose character and work we 
commemorate, now that a hundred years have passed 
since his life began, and twenty-five years since it 
ended. 

It is true, of course, that, like all poets, he belongs 
to everyone that has found pleasure, or comfort, 
or inspiration, in his verse ; and his fame is one of 
the cherished treasures of the land. Yet it seems 
to be our privilege, as it certainly is our pride, to 
feel that, in some sense, he belongs peculiarly to us. 

He was a student, a graduate, and a professor of 
Bowdoin, and, through all the years that followed 
his residence here, he cherished and expressed for 
the college a deep and filial regard. He was still an 
undergraduate when the "phantom of fame" rose 
upon his vision, and he wrote to his father, "I most 
eagerly aspire after eminence in literature. My 
whole soul burns most ardently for it, and every 
earthly thought centres in it." 

As he has, himself, recorded, it was in No. 27 
Winthrop Hall, the eastern windows of which looked 
out upon the grove of fragrant and murmuring 
pines, that he wrote the poems which, appearing in 
the United States Literary Gazette, attracted not a 
little attention, and in many minds associated the 
initials "H. W. L." with the most hopeful verse 
produced at that time in New England. 

It was here that he returned, after three rap- 
turous and fruitful years in the Old World, to begin 
his work as a teacher amid the scenes which wit- 
nessed his diligence as a student. On the fiftieth 
anniversary of his graduation, he did, in this place, 
what he could scarcely be persuaded to do else- 



where, — he read a poem to a public audience; in 
which, in his inimitably modest way, he laid a trib- 
ute, wrought equally of art and of affection, at the 
proud feet of his Alma Mater. That was a mern- 
orable scene, as some who are present to-day will 
recall. The floor and galleries, the pews, the aisles, 
and even the window-ledges of this historic church, 
were crowded with people who held their breaths to 
catch the spoken music of his salutation : 

"O ye familiar scenes, — ye groves of pine. 
That once were mine, and are no longer mine, — 
Thou river, widening thro' the meadows green 
To the vast sea, so near and yet unseen, — ■ 
Ye halls, in whose seclusion and repose 
Phantoms of fame, like exhalations, rose 
And vanished, — we who are about to die 
Salute you." 

Do you suppose the college will ever forget that 
salutation, or cease to claim the poet as her own? 
Not her own in any jealous or exclusive sense, but 
in the proud and grateful sense in which a mother 
claims as her own the son whose achievements in 
the world of men reflect glory upon the household 
from which he went, and to which his feet some- 
times, and his affections always, return. 

It was a characteristic and beautiful trait of Long- 
fellow that he cherished an abiding interest in the 
ancestral line which led him back to the cabin of the 
Mayflower, in the city of his birth and happy boyhood, 
and in the college where he passed the years of his 
youth and early manhood ; and he has written of 
them all in words that never lose their grace and 
beauty, more than does the familiar lapping of the 
wave upon the beach, or the ever-recurring flush of 
the sunset cloud. 

Many who have never visited his boyhood home, 
or seen the "shadowy lines of its trees," the "fort 
upon the hill," and the "breezy dome" of Deering's 
woods, yet hear in the exquisite melody of My Lost 
Youth — that song of early memories — the elemental 
chant of the human heart, singing to itself in quiet 
monotone of the scenes and associations which are 
not so much remembered, as wrought into the con- 
tinuous fabric of a life of which the conventional 
distinctions of Yesterday, To-Day and To-Mqrrow, 
are phases and not fragments. Striking as is the 
poem in form, and simple in substance, no parodist 
has laid frivolous or profane hands upon it. Nature 
and art are so wedded in it that the twain have 
indeed become one ; and it will go on singing to 
generation after generation a song that will touch 
the hearts of men and women everywhere. 

The explanation of Longfellow's universal and 
unique appeal is to be found, partly, in the essential 
nature of his art. The truest art is that which 
reflects, in its motives and methods, the simplicity 
of nature, and lays upon the human spirit a spell not 
unlike that which is wrought, in a thousand famil- 
iar ways, by nature herself. The sunshine is a 
"glorious birth" not only to Wordsworth, but, con- 
sciously or unconsciously, to men the world over. 
The dull monotone of the sea, and the rippling song 
of the brook, are soothing sounds to the ear, but 
he who hears them finds that, in some mysterious 
way, they are forthwith changed to dreams and 
fancies in the soul. The plaintive or cheerful note 
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the listener a half-conscious sympathy for what 
seems like a remote and unshared ecstacy of joy or 
sorrow. The little flower that peeps timidly forth 
amid the withered and tangled debris of a waste 
place, brings a sudden light into the eye that sees 
it, and starts thoughts that are, perhaps, "too deep 
for tears." 

It is by such means as these, simple, familiar, 
unobtrusive, that nature often appeals to what is 
deepest within us, and lays a wondrous spell upon 
the imagination and the heart. And the art which 
appeals most widely and strongly to men shares, or 
at least, reflects this simplicity of nature. Such is 
pre-eminently the character of Longfellow's art. It 
is simple, lucid, and human, both in its expression, 
and in the themes with which it deals. It has other 
notable characteristics also, like sincerity, flexibility, 
delicacy, and tact ; but in its simplicity probably lies 
the special reason why its appeal is, in some measure, 
universal, like the appeal of Nature. 

The complaint is sometimes made, not alone of 
Longfellow, but of other poets as well, that the sen- 
timent of which their poetry is the expression is 
familiar and common, and that being so native to the 
human heart, and so homespun in its quality, the 
verse in which it is enshrined is so far, of an infe- 
rior order. The criticism is, of course, shallow, and 
not less shallow because it often assumes a lofty 
tone. What is pronounced a defect in the poetry is, 
in fact, that which insures its permanent hold upon 
men. The sentiment which is new, or strange, or 
paradoxical, sentiment peculiarly proper to prose, — 
may, in poetry also, stir a feeling of curiosity and 
interest ; but the feeling is likely to be transient. It 
is like the guest of an hour, whose coming, indeed, 
is welcome, but whose visit is of brief significance, 
and is soon forgotten. But the sentiment which is 
familiar, because it is the spontaneous flowering of 
our nature, is perennial and abiding ; and is like the 
friend whose accustomed place is by the intimate 
hearth-fire, and whose absence makes a void that 
cannot be filled. 

Poetry which is the product of ingenious con- 
ceits, and subtle speculations, and morbid fancies, 
may have a temporary vogue, and may make a 
special appeal to individuals ; but the poetry which 
clings to the memory, and comforts, and refreshes, 
and purifies the heart, is that which deals sincerely 
and nobly with the commonplace feelings of love, 
and duty, and sorrow, and the home affections, and 
the sweetness of childhood, and the serenity of age, 
and the reverent fearlessness of death. The one 
kind of poetry is the curious, and often beautiful, 
fabric wrought by the human intellect ; the other 
is the human reflection, more or less imperfect, of 
the divine wisdom which has made us what we are. 
The appreciation of Longfellow, like the appreciation 
of all true poetry, demands of us an attitude of sym- 
pathy and reverence for the things which, because 
they are not of human origin, are ever-repeated, and 
fundamental, and commonplace. 

The "divine" Sir Philip Sidney, as his contempo- 
raries, not without reason, delighted to call him, 
remarks in his Apologie for Poetrie, that of all 
sciences the Poet is monarch. "He cometh to you 
with words set in delightful proportion ; and with a 
tale forsooth he cometh to you ; with a 
tale which holdeth children from play, and old men 
from the chimney corner; and pretending nothing 



more, doth intend the winning of the mind from 
wickedness to virtue." 

Of that ideal of a poet, which is as old as the art 
itself, Longfellow is an admirable exemplification. 
He comes to us with a tale which, by its vivid and 
picturesque charm holds children from play, and 
old men from the chimney corner. The narrative 
may be an avowed tale like those which were told 
with Chaucerian grace in the Wayside Inn, or it may 
be in the form of an idyl, a ballad, or an epic ; but 
it is always well-ordered, graceful in style, lucid in 
language, and happy in the adaptation of the metre 
to the theme. He employed many varieties of 
English verse, and an unerring instinct led him to 
choose the form fitted to his subject. For the tale 
of Evangeline, an idyl of wondrous beauty and ten- 
derness and pathos, and for the Courtship of Myles 
Stanish, that picture of stern Puritanic life, relieved 
by a delicate and engaging strain of humor, he 
made the bold and deliberate choice of the hexame- 
ter form of verse. Forthwith the critics began to 
demonstrate that the metre was of necessity harsh, 
halting, and unsuited to English verse ; that the 
attempt to adapt a classical metre, however musical 
in its origin, to the peculiarities of English speech, 
had always been a failure, and must continue to be 
a failure. But while they were busily engaged in 
proving that the verse could not be pleasant to the 
ear, or inviting to the reader, the gentle idyl, with 
its sweetness, and sincerity, and grace, was winning 
its way to all hearts, and charming all ears ; so that 
the reader or hearer of it was tempted, at its con- 
clusion, to apply to the poem itself the description 
of its heroine : 

"Homeward serenely she walked, with God's ben- 
ediction upon her; 
When she had passed it seemed like the ceasing of 
exquisite music." 

Another experiment in metrical form was made 
by Longfellow in the poem of Hiawatha. This may 
fairly be called a kind of epic, for, while strikingly 
unique in form, it is scarcely more unlike the classi- 
cal type of epic than is the Faery Queen of Spenser, 
or Tennyson's Idyls of the King. It relates the 
primeval traditions, and describes the daily life, of 
a shy, mysterious people, of whom the little that we 
know invests them with a strange, romantic interest. 
Under the poet's spell, we sit by them at the door 
of the lodge, and go with them to hunt in the for- 
est ; with them we shoot the rapids in a birch canoe 
that floats on the river. 

"Like a yellow leaf in Autumn, 
Like a yellow water lily." 

We are charmed observers of their wooing, and 
guests at their wedding feast. We seem to partake in 
their blithe fellowship with bird and beast, and to 
share in their stoical suffering and grief. We listen 
to their simple and stately talk, and become familiar 
with their superstitions, and feel the charm of their 
childlike faith. It is a strange world of primitive 
manners and speech where the human life is in 
closest contact with the life of nature. The poem 
has no prototype, and will have no successor. The 
metre in which it is written is a most skilful adapt- 
ation of form to subject and purpose. It was bor- 
rowed from an ancient Finnish poem, and Long- 
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for his purpose. He was to tell of the doings of a 
rude folk, living in the forests, sharing some of the 
traits, as they shared the companionship, of the wild 
animal life about them, having a limited stock of 
words and ideals, and with the superstitions natural 
to their savage state. What could be better suited 
to this purpose than the short, rapid, trochaic lines, 
full of parallelisms and repetitions, the model of 
which he found in the old Finnish poem, and adopted, 
with an added grace of his own? The people took 
the poem home to their hearts, and they identilied 
the poet with the sweet Indian singer, Chibiabos ; 
and when Longfellow was borne to his burial, his 
own words were his fitting requiem : 

"He is dead, the sweet musician ! 
Hs is gone from us forever ! 
He has moved a little nearer 
To the Master of all music, 
To the Master of all singing!" 

A strange, pathetic thing in the closing years of 
Emerson's life was the failure of his memory to 
recall the words that he wanted. He had been, 
through his life, a master of words. They seemed 
to wait upon him, rich, pregnant, vivid words, — ready 
to his call, like alert and obsequious servants, eager 
and able, like Prospero's Ariel: 

"To tread the ooze of the salt deep. 
To run upon the sharp wind of the North, 
To do him business in the veins o' the earth 
When it is baked with frost." 

No homely lesson, no poetic imagining, no 
etherial vision, but it came from him in words that 
carried their humble or their mystic message deftly 
and clearly into the minds of men. But the power 
failed him. His richly-liveried retinue of slaves no 
longer responded to his need. He groped pitifully 
in vain, for words and names which had always 
seemed to anticipate his summons. 

In those days of pathetic failure, . a short time 
before his own death, he was present at the funeral 
service of his friend Longfellow. During the 
service he rose, and, going to the side of the coffin, 
looked intently upon the face of the dead poet. A 
few moments later he rose again, and looked once 
more upon the familiar features. Then he said to 
a friend near him, "That gentleman was a sweet, 
beautiful soul, but I have entirely forgotten his 
name." 

It was an interesting and instructive incident. 
The name of his cherished friend might be lost in 
the mist that had gathered about his memory, but 
nothing could blot from his consciousness the sig- 
nificant fact that the still face, into which he looked, 
was the face of a serene and blameless spirit. 

It is not permitted us to look upon the living or 
the dead features of the poet, except as they are 
chiseled or drawn for us in bust or portrait ; but we 
may look again and again, as often as we will, into 
the poems which bear the impress of his spirit; and 
if words fail us to describe the secret of their charm 
we shall still feel with Emerson that he who wrote 
them was a "sweet, beautiful soul." 



THE POEM 

A POET'S CENTENARY 
By Samuel Valentine Cole, '74 



We were a busy people ; axes rang. 

And anvils ; when amid the days' turmoil 

A melody crept ; a master came and sang. 

And charmed the workers, sweetening all the toil 

As Orpheus did, who once, with flute to lip, 

Helped mightily at the launching of the ship. 

And in and out among us many a day 

He went, this singer, with his happy strain; 

Greeted the little children at their play ; 
Was present at the hanging of the crane ; 

Blessed maidenhood and manhood ; blessed the 
birds : — 

His life beat like the sunshine through his words. 

At last he said upon occasion high, 

The light of seventy summers in his face, 
"O, Caesar, we who are about to die 

Salute you," and he said it from this place. 
With aged comrades round him who should all 
So soon restore life's armor to the wall. 

Those men have passed into the Silent Land, 
Their earthly battles ended ; many a change 

Has crept on us beneath time's moulding hand. 
And on these scenes with faces new and strange ; 

But not on him; the magic of his art 

Still penetrates the citadel of the heart ! 

And where he once has entered to delight 
And cheer and strengthen, linger he must and 
will ; 

Oft mingling with the voices of the night 
Some fragment of his song to haunt us still. 

Or to lure to far-off realms, and unawares 

Scatter in flight an Arab host of cares. 

A hundred years — ^how old he would have been ! 

And yet how young; for, as we turn his page. 
We mark the throbbings of a life within 

Old as the world and new to every age. 
Beauty and love and sorrow — from such themes 
Uprose the golden fabric of his dreams. 



"God sent his singers upon earth," he said ; 

What were the earth without them? what wei'e 
life 
We call so glorious but games and bread. 

Sordid existence or ignoble strife. 
Were there no voices crying to the soul, 
Nor any vision of life's path and goal? 

The truth we need and wait for may at times 
Break suddenly on us like a cannon's roar, 

But oftener comes in faintest elfin chimes 

Blown o'er the border line from some dim shore. 

Or yet, as blind and helpless as we are. 

It comes in perfect stillness like a star. 

Ay, even invisible as the air that rolls. 

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We build our lives upon, and stake our souls, 
Outweighing knowledge with our hope and 
trust, — 
Truths which keen Science, labor as she may, 
Can never explain — and never explain away! 

Science may guide o'er many a hill and plain, 
Revealing how the pathways meet and part ; 

But for life's pathless and uncharted main, 
Whereon our surest pilot is the heart, 

We need their vision unto whom belong 

The mystery and the mastery of song ! 

"Listen ! behold ! believe ! are tones that fill 
The poets' signs and symbols manifold, — 
Those fables of the ever-singing hill, 

Isles of the Blest, cities with streets of gold. 
Enchanted castles, youth restoring streams, 
And all the El Doradoes of our dreams ! 

For song, indeed, is truth full-winged with power ; 

A faithful voice that calls us from afar ; 
An impulse from some land where every hour 

God's truth reigns sovereign; some hope-bringing 
star; 
Some sword that stirs the spirit, as were stirred 
The Prophets and Apostles of the Word! 

The poets go before us; they discern 
Across these spaces of life's gloom and glow. 

The great ideals that ever live and burn; 

They break all pathways without fear, and, lo. 

They travel onward, keeping still in sight 

Some pillar of cloud by day, of fire by night. 

The blessed poets save us — not the kings. 
And not the warriors ; no great human wrongs 

Have they e'er stood for ; no great rightful things 
But they have loved and cherished ; by their songs 

We march and prosper ; by their torches' rays 

The world moves forward into nobler ways. 

And in their hands for gracious use they bear 

The crowning gift of immortality ; 
The songless cities perish in thin air 

Empires dissolve ; old customs cease to be ; 
But aught that is, though flung by others lay, 
The poets touch it and it cannot die ! 

Still Homer's heroes live and talk and fight; 

The old men chirp of Helen ; beacons flare 
From Ilium on to Argos in the night; 

Penelope does not of her lord despair. 
But ravels still the day's work with her hands. 
And still Nausicaa by the pillar stands. 

How marvelous time's world-structure named of 
Song, 
With masonry of dream-stuff, and with halls 
Of golden music ! yet secure and strong ; 

Whereon decay's dark shadow never falls ; 
A miracle of the masters from all lands 
And from all times — this house not made with 
hands ! 

III. 
Ah ! silently there sweeps before my eyes 

A vision of three poets dear to all 
Who feel the touch of beauty, and who prize 
The nobler voices that around us fall; 



Each from a different land, but all the three 
Facing the morning of a world to be. 

Lo, Roman Virgil ! at whose wizard name 

Things lost their power to change and pass away; 

Troy burns and does not vanish in the flame; 
A great queen greets the exiles ; still to-day 

Men hear, as by the Tiber's side they stroll. 

The funeral hymn of young Marcellus roll. 

Lo, also, England's Virgil! Arthur reigns 

Forever in the halls of Camelot ; 
Fair women sacrifice for noble gains 

Who never will grow old or be forgot; 
And those three Queens that helped are helping still 
The men who help to banish human ill. 

And, pray, why lingers Hiawatha so? 

Why must Priscilla and John Alden stand 
Telling the old, old tale, and never go? 

Wherefore this many a year throughout the land 
Keeps sad Evangeline her unwearied quest? 
The answer is — our Virgil of the West ! 

Three Laureates of three great peoples ! Each, 
In golden phrase and music-laden words, 

Moulded to sweetest use his country's speech ; 
Loved simple things, touched ever the common 
chords. 

Winning the people's heart, and lived to hear 

The praises of the world sound in his ear. 

The realm of books each ever loved to roam. 
Finding new glories for the song he wove ; 

Sang childhood, the affections of the home, 
And the dear constancy of woman's love; 

Found tears in human things, and evermore 

Stretched yearning hands out toward the farther 
shore. 

They sang that men should faint not, but endure. 
Follow the gleam, and wear the fadeless flower 

Of hope forever; that the goal is sure 
For those who strive and trust the Heavenly 
Power. 

They lived pure lives and gentle, nor through all 

Uttered a word they ever need recall. 

So like in their unlikeness, that I dare 

(As else I dare not) name them side by side; 
Swayed by one mood and spirit; as they fare. 
The spaces close between them, else so wide ; 
While their immortal echoes strike across 
All tumults hitherward, nor suffer loss. 



Bowdoin, dear Mother, to thy listening ear 
His step falls on these pathways as of yore ; 

Again the "boy's will is the wind's will" here. 

And his the "long, long thoughts" of youth once 
more; 

For thine he was when first the vision came 

To him of the alluring face of fame. 

He caught the pathos from thy murmuring pines. 
The melody from thy river, beauty and light 

From the fair sky above thee where the signs. 
Thick with white worlds, roll solemnly by night; 

Thy son, and master in the art divine. 

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But chiefly — for he knew what springs had fed 
His youthful spirit in its purpose higli — 

Did he remember — on the day he said 
That he was old and was about to die — 

With gracious words of tenderness and truth, 

The faces of the teachers of his youth. 

Thrice happy are such teachers, with the dower 
Of knowledge and of counsel in their hand ! 

They sit forever at the springs of power, 
And, from these quiet places of the land. 

No trumpet blowing and no flag unfurled. 

They shape the forces that will shape the world. 

Ah ! as once more we walk these shades among, 
What visions from the bygone years arise ! 

The faces, O, the faces, how they throng. 
And pass, and come again, with friendly eyes, 

And fill, for each of us, with life more vast 

That other present which we call the past! . 

And he is of them ! Lo, the hearts that brim 
With hope and courage, and do not grow old. 

Have somewhere, somehow, learned to love like 
him 
The nobler things that are not bought and sold. 

Remembering the light that through life's bars 

Breaks from beyond the sunset and the stars ! 



Commencement Day 

On Thursday, June 27, occurred the annual 
Commencement Exercises of the college in the 
Congregational Church. Early in the morn- 
ing the church began to fill up with friends 
of the college and a large crowd was gathered 
long before the exercises commenced. The 
procession of Trustees, Overseers, Faculty, 
graduates and alumni formed as visual in 
front of the chapel to march to the church. 
The procession was delayed somewhat in 
starting, but was a most imposing sight when 
it finally got under way, containing more than 
five hundred in line. The Boards and Faculty 
were all in Caps and Gowns. The exercises 
were presided over by Prof. Henry L. Chap- 
man. The Commencement speakers and their 
programme was as follows: 

The Printed Page Seth Gurney Haley 

A Mistaken Remedy Roscoe Henderson Hupper 

Matthew Arnold; The Honest Doubter 

Charles Wilbert Snow 
Music 
Music George Allen Bower 

The Municipality a Business Corporation 

William Shepard Linnell 
A College Man's Poet Edward Augustin Duddy 



AWARD OF PRIZES 

Following the awarding of the Degrees of 
Bachelor of Arts, to the sixty-five graduates, 
the following award of prizes for the year 
was announced : 

Goodwin Commencement Prize, Roscoe H. 
Hupper. Class of 1868 Prize, Charles W. 
Lowe. Pray English Prize, Edward A. Duddy, 




Roscoe Henderson Hupper 

Goodwin Commencement Prize 

Brown Composition Prizes, Ammie B. Rob- 
erts, first; Edward A. Duddy, second. Alex- 
ander Prizes, Alfred W. Stone, John D. Clif- 
ford. Sewall Greek Prize, John P. Hur- 
ley. Sewall Greek Prize, Fuller P. Studley. 
Goodwin French Prize, John L. Crosby. 
Noyes Political Economy Prize, Edward Car- 
penter Pope. Smythe Mathematical Prize, 
Harold H. Burton. Class 1875 American 
History Prize, Albert P. Gould. Philo Sher- 
man Bennett Prizes, Arthur L. Robinson. 
Hawthorne Prize, Edward A. Duddy. Debat- 
ing Prizes, first, Phillips Kimball, Ammie 
B. Robert, Charles W. Snow ; second, Wad- 
leigh B. Drummond, Roscoe H. Hupper, Ful- 



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ton J. Redmond. Brown Memorial Scholar- 
ships, Joseph B. Drummond, Carl M. Robin- 
son, Thomas F. Shehan, Jr., Robert Hale. 
Carroll Everett Scholarship, Malon P. Whip- 
ple. Almon Goodwin Prize, Philip Hunter 
Timberlake. 



HONORARY APPOINTMENTS 

CLASS OF 1907 

The Honorary Appointments to members 
of the Class of 1907 were as follows: 

Suiiima cum Laude — Neal Woodside Allen, 
Charles Reynolds Bennett, Edward Carpenter 
Pope, Malon Patterson Whipple. 

Magna cum Laude — George Allen Bower, 
Arthur Chase Chadbourne, Leroy Wilson 
Coons, Edward Augustin Duddy, Roscoe 
Henderson Hupper, John William Leydon, 
William Shepard Linnell, Leon Dearborn 
Mincher, William Alexander Robinson, 
Charles Wilbert Snow, Aubrey James Voor- 
hees, Harold Everett Wilson. 

Cum Laude^ — Felix Arnold Burton, James 
Harold Collins, Robert Alexander Cony, Lin- 
wood Mandeville Erskine, Seth Gurney Haley, 
Asa Osgood Pike, Blinn Whittemore Russell, 
Frank Jones Weed. 



HONORARY DEGREES 

The following Honorary Degrees were 
awarded on Commencement Day : 

LL.D., Hon. Clarence Hale, '69, of Port- 
land; Dr. Alfred Mitchell, '59, of Brunswick; 
Hon. DeAlva S. Alexander, '70, of Buf- 
falo, N. Y. 

Litt.D., Hon. Isaac Bassett Choate, '62, 
of Boston. 

D.D., Rev. W. H. Pearson, '64, of Somer- 
ville, Mass.; Rev. Raymond Calkins, Portland. 

A.M., Frank E. Hanscom, Bethel. 

A.M., pro merito, Prof. Wilmot B. Mitchell, 
'90, of Brunswick; Roscoe J. Ham of Bruns- 
wick, William S. Brimijoin, '05, of Lisbon 
Falls. 

A.B. out of course, Horace M. Jordan, '78, 
and Frederick E. Lally, '82. 



COMMENCEMENT DINNER 

At the church the procession formed after 
the exercises were over and from there went 
to the Memorial Hall, where the Commence- 
ment Dinner was held. Five hundred alumni 
sat at the Commencement Dinner. On the 
way to the hall all the younger alumni kept 
up constant class cheers and as soon as they 
were seated in the hall, the cheering was re- 
doubled till the walls fairly shook. Professor 
Heni-y L. Chapman presided. The said that 
during the year the college had received gifts 
to the amount of $95,000, and spoke partic- 
ularly of the Goodenow Bec|uest of $25,000 
and the Longfellow Fellowship. Over $100,- 
000 had been pledged towards the sum neces- 
sary to obtain the Rockefeller grant. Profes- 
sor Chapman then called upon the speakers 
of the afternoon. 

Those who spoke were : Gen. Oliver O. 
Howard, '50 ; Congressman DeAlva S. Alex- 
ander, '70; Gen. Thomas H. Hubbard, '57; 
Hon. Stanley Plummer, '67; Gov. William T. 
Cobb, 'yj ; Charles H. Gilman, '82. Owing to 
the lateness of the hour before the dinner was 
commenced, fewer speeches were made this 
year than usual. Probably the most notewor- 
thy utterance made during the day was by 
Governor Cobb, who spoke for his Class of 
1877. In reference to State aid and competi- 
/tion in education he stirringly said : 

"I would rather see the old halls falling into 
ruin, barren and tenantless ; the beautiful 
buildings gone into decay; the walks of our 
campus grown into weeds and grass than that 
Bowdoin College should ever ask for or 
receive one dollar from the State of Maine. 
(Great applause.) 

"I beg you to believe I am not saying this 
from prejudice. No man believes more hon- 
estly in the cause of education or sets a higher 
value upon it. But I don't like and I never 
have liked the method of competitive educa- 
tion that exists to-day in this State. These 
sentiments are not radical. I believe they will 
find warm reception in the heart of every man 
present here to-day. I hope anyway that such 
wlil be the case. I am criticising the impulses 
of no one else. I am speaking my honest con- 
victions as a son of Bowdoin and a member 
of the Class of '77." 

All the speeches were intensely interesting. 
Before calling upon the representative from 
the Class of 1882, Prof. Chapman announced 
that this class had been awarded the alumni 



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trophy for the largest percentage of living 
members in attendance. Fifty per cent, of its 
members were at Commencement. The near- 
est competitor was the Class of 1857, with 
over fifty per cent. 



ACTION OF THE BOARDS 



The Boards of Overseers and Trustees 
transacted much important business during 
their meetings of Commencement Week. 
Among the most noteworthy steps taken was 
the action voting to employ an instructor in 
mechanical drawing, descriptive geometry and 
surveying. This is directly along the lines 
which the Orient has advocated throughout 
the year and will meet with unanimous 
the year and will meet with ananimous ap- 
proval from the student body. It means that 
the college is broadening the scientific side of 
its curriculum in accordance with the modern 
demand for technical training. It means that 
a student may take a regular course at Bow- 
doin, and then obtain a degree from a high 
grade technical school in two years. The need 
of more opportunity for work along these 
lines has been strongly felt of late and this is 
distinctly a step in the right direction. 

Two new assistant professorships were 
established, one in Chemistry and one in Biol- 
ogy. This will give opportunity for broaden- 
ing these departments. 

Frederick W. Fisher, '81, of Lowell, Mass., 
and Hon. Levi Turner, '86, of Portland, are 
elected to the two vacancies on the Board of 
■ Overseers. , 

Chief Justice Lucius Alonzo Emery was 
elected a member of the Board of Trustees to 
succeed the late Chief Justice Wiswell. 

Prof. William A. Houghton, who for a 

, number of years had been head of the Latin 

Department, was retired and granted an hon- 

• orarium and was recommended for the Carne- 

\ gie foundation. Kenneth C. M. Sills was 

elected Winkly Professor of the Latin Lan- 

, guage and Literature. 

Prof. Frederick W. Brown of Clark Uni- 
versity, Mass., was elected Professor of Mod- 
ern-Languages for three years to succeed Ros- 
coe J. Ham, who has resigned to accept a call 
to Trinity. 

Wallace W. Dyson, M.D., has been elected 
Instructor and Assistant Demonstrator in 
Anatomy in the Medical Department. Two 
other assistant demonstrators have also been 



elected, Charles L. Cragin, M.D., and Phillip 
C. Thompson, M.D. 

President William DeWitt Hyde was 
p-ranted leave of absence with full salary. 



FINANCIAL REPORTS OF ATHLETICS 

Owing to the most sad calamity that befell 
this summer, the Orient^ at the time of its 
publication, scarcely wished to make an 
attempt to obtain the reports of the Tennis 
and Track Managers of the year. These will 
be obtained in the fall, and all the reports will 
be published together at that time. 



LONGFELLOW SCHOLARSHIP 

At the Longfellow centenary exercises it '( 
was announced that the daughters of the poet, 
Miss Longfellow, Mrs. Dana and Mrs. Thorp 
had given ten thousand dollars to Bowdoin to 
endow a fellowship in literature in memory 
of their father. The fellowship is for the ben- 
efit of graduate students, who having shown 
proficiency and promise in the direction of 
Belles Lettres, wish to pursue the study of 
English, or general literature, after gradua- 
tion in some university at home or abroad. 
Bowdoin is most heartily grateful to these 
donors for this gift. 



BASEBALL 

Bowdoin, 5 ; Harvard, 4. 

To make the Orient record of the baseball season 
complete, we publish the account of the baseball 
game at Cambridge on June 12. Bowdoin, for the 
first time in the history of any Maine college, 
attained an athletic victory over Harvard. The game 
was well played and hard-fought throughout and was 
a fitting climax to the record of tlie "finest baseball 
team ever turned out in a Maine college." 

Slater pitched for Harvard and Sparks for Bow- 
doin. Both pitched steady games, but both men were 
hit practically at will, although mainly for infield hits 
that were prompt outs. 

For three innings and a half the game dragged 
until McCall reached first on a scratch hit to Sparks, 
and promptly stole second. Briggs then singled past 
Stanwood, and McCall tallied on Currier's whizzer 
into center, leaving Briggs on third. The half ended 
with a pretty double play, Simons going out, C. 
Bower to Stanwood, the latter throwing home to 
Lawrence in time to catch Briggs at the plate. 

Bowdoin got three runs. With one down, Sparks 
reached first on Simons' error and G. Bower took 
two bases on Capt. Dexter's muff of an easy fly. 
Sparks getting third on the same play. Then Cur- 
rier threw up to Pritchett at third to catch Sparks 
napping, and Sparks started for home, getting caught 



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BOWDOIN NECROLOGY 

Following is the necrology report of Bowdoin 
College from June i, 1906, to June i, 1907 : 



between the two. Currier should have touched 

him out easily once on the tossing back and forth 

that resulted, but Sparks came in on a wild toss 

of Pritchett's. With Bower on third and Martin 

on second, McDade dropped a beauty into center „ 1-, , j iir ,r 1 1 a o „ -r. 

that scored two men 1834— Edward Woodford, born Aug. 12, 1810, Deer- 

In her half of the si.xth, Harvard scored two runs, '"S' ^e. ; died Aug. 26, 1906, Lawrence, Mass. 
tying the score. Slater singled to Files, but was 1836— Alonzo Garcelon, born May 6, 1813, Lewiston, 
out at second on McCall's grounder. Briggs was Me. ; died Dec. 8, 1906, Medford, Mass. 
hit, advancing McCall, who was put out at third on David B. Sewall, born Jan. 18., 1817, Chester- 
Currier's grounder. Then Briggs stole third and ville, Me.; died Jan. 13, 1907, South Berwick, 
both he and Currier came in on Lawrence's mess of Me. 
Dexter's grounder. 1843 — George A. Bowman, born Dec. 3, 1820, Bath, 

In the eighth Sparks got two bases on Dana's bad i^'^-'; '^"^'^ J"'y ^7' '9°'^' Waltham, Mass. 

error, got third on G. Bower's sacrifice, and tallied Benjamin Poole, born June 9, 1818, Gloucester, 

on the throw in from Dana of Martin's fly out. Mass. ; died Sept. 9, 1906, Roxbury, Mass, 

Files for Bowdoin scored in the ninth on a combi- 1846— Thomas H. Talbot, born July 31, 1823, East 

nation of two hits, a sacrihce and an out. Machias, Me.; died Feb. 10, 1907; Brookline, 

Harvard scored her other run in the eighth, Cur- Mass 

rier getting in first on C. Bower's error, taking third j848-Wm. C. Marshall, born Aug. 17. 1827, Belfast, 

on Dexter s out and coming home on another error -> ,, . V- , ^. ' ,^„^ piij:.,/* i\r/ 

of Bower's, who missed an easy throw to catch ^ ^^,"- ',^"=^ °A^^9, 1906, Belfast, Me^ 

Currier nappino-. '"49 — Charles E. Clifford, born Nov. 3, 1829, New- 

° Bowdoin field. Me. ; died April 20, 1907, Falmouth, Me. 

AE BH PC A E 1852 — John M. Goodeuow, born Sept. 25, 1832, 

G. Bowers, s 3 o i 5 o Alfred, Me.; died July 29, 1906, Atlantic City, 

Martin, 2b 4 i 2 3 i N.J. 

McDade, If 41000 1858— Francis B. Knowlton, born Jan. 12, 1832, Fann- 

Stanwood, ib 4 i I5 I ington. Me. ; died Oct. 17, 1906, Athol, Mass. 

f'^^-'' '^f ^ ^ '^ ° ° i860— Levi R. Leavitt, born June S, 1831, Meredith, 

Lawrence, c 4 4 1 N. PI. ; died June 14, 1906, Newton, Mass. 

L. Bower, 3b 4 o i o Walter S. Poor, born Nov. 23, 1836, Andover, 

"^'""/' '■ '^ ' ° ° ° Me. ; died June 21, 1906, Morristown, N. J. 

''''"' '^' " _1 _ _ J: _ 1861— Charles A. Curtis, born Oct. 4, 183s, Hallo- 

■j-Ql-jjlj , , 5 27 18 3 well, Me. ; died May 26, 1907, Madison, Wis. 

Tj 1862 — Isaac W. Starbird, born Aug. 6, 1839, Litch- 

^^'^'*^'^''° „ , „ field, Me.; died Feb. 2, 1906, Boston, Mass. 

AB BII PC A E ' ' > ? ) 

McCall 2b S I I 4 I 1863 — Alvah B. Dearborn, born Aug. 3, 1842, Tops- 

Brio-os ' Ib 3 I 14 o ham. Me.; died Aug. 19, 1906, Somerville, 

Curl-ter, c 42520 Mass. 

Dexter, If 4 o i o l 1865 — Charles R. Brown, born May 26, 1838, Gorham, 

Simons, s 4 2 2 I Me.; died March 21, 1907, Lynn, Mass. 

Harvey, cf 2 o o o 1866— Charles McC. Beecher, born Aug. 16, 184S, 

Pounds, cf 2 o o o Georgetown, Mass.; died Nov. 14, 1906, Van- 
Dana, r 3 o 2 2 couver, B. C. 

Pritchett. 3b 3 i o 4 2 ,87i_E(jwin H. Lord, born June i, 1850, Springvale, 

e'f/'^''' P ^ - ^ - ° Me. ; died Jan. 24, 1907, Portland, Me. 

'Waters o o o t-,,-, ^ a 00 td. 

**Brennan i o o o 1874— Elbridge Gerry, born Aug. 18, 1853, Port- 

***Leonard' i i o land. Me.; died Feb. 2, 1907, Sienna, Italy. 

— — — — — 1884— Alfred H. Fogg, born May 2, 1858, Freeport, 

Totals 35 8 27 14 7 Me. ; died July 13, 1906, Freeport, Me. 

Iiinhigs: 1885— Charles H. Wardwell, born Feb. 28, 1862, Gor- 

Bowdoin 00000301 i — 5 ham, N. H. ; died May 29, 1907, Newton, Mass. 

Harvard 000 i 020 l 0—4 1890— Walter E. Cummings, born Nov. 26, 1868, 

Runs earned— Bowdoin, i; Harvard, i. Two-base Dexter, Me.; died Feb. 25, 1907, Lewiston, Me. 
hit — Leonard. Sacrifice hits — G. Bower, Files, Law- 1891 — Edward H. Newbegin, born Nov. 25, 1870, 
rence. Stolen bases— Currier, 2; McCall, Briggs, Defiance, O. ; died Oct. 14, 1906, Portland, Me. 
Dexter, Slater. First base on balls— Off Sparks l, iqor_Henry A. Lermond, born Jan. 11, 1878, War- 
off Waters. First base on errors— Bowdoin, 4; Har- ^,^^ ji^j jy,,^,.^,^ ^^ jg^.^ Biddeford, Me. 
vard, 2. Left on bases — Harvard, 0; Bowdoin, 4. 
Struck out— By Slater, 5; by Files, 2; McDade, C. 

Bower, Stanwood ; by Sparks, 3; Harvey, Pounds, MEDICy\L GRADUATES 
Dana. Double plays — Slater to Currier to McCall, 

C. Bower to Stanwood to Lawrence. Hit by pitched 1839— Elbridge Bacon, born Jan. 15, 1807; died Feb. 

ball— Briggs. Time— l hour 53 min. Umpire— 24, 1907, Buxton, Me. 

O'Reilly of Holy Cross. Attendance— 2,000. 1846— William M. Barrett, born Oct. 7, 1822, Town- 

*Waters batted for Dana in ninth. **Brennan in send, Mass.; died Nov. 14, 1906, Westboro, 

ninth. ***Leonard batted for Pritchett in ninth. Mass. 



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1852 — Franklin B. Ferguson, born April 19, 1828, 
Deer Isle, Ale. ; died Oct. 22, 1906, Deer Isle, 
Me. 

1855— Sirvilla A. Bennett, born Sept. 27, 1829, Nor- 
way, Me. ; died Sept. 20, 1906, Norway, Me. 

1856 — Charles A. Cochran, born April 29, 1833, Mon- 
mouth, Me. ; died Aug. 12, igo6, Winthrop, Me. 

1862 — Timothy S. Foster, born March 16, 1828, Lis- 
bon, Me. ; died Oct. 24, 1906, Laconia, N. H. 

1874 — James Utley, born July 13, 1840, New Marl- 
boro, Mass. ; died March 10, 1907, Newton, 
Mass. 



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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, OCTOBER ii, 1907 



NO. II 



FOOTBALL 

BowDOiN II, Fort McKinley o. 

Saturday, September 30th, Bowdoin opened her 
football season on Whittier Field, with Fort 
McKinley as the opposing team. Sheehan made 
the first touchdown after the ball had been brought 
to McKinley's one-3'ard line by a series of end runs 
by Files and Gould. Gould failed to kick the goal. 

The second half resulted in another touchdown 
for Bowdoin, Files making the touchdown, after 
the forward passing of Gould and Crowley had 
brought the ball close to the soldiers' goal line. 
Gould kicked the goal. This half was not finished 
the soldiers having to leave on the 4.25 train for 
Portland. Considering the length of the game and 
the lightness of her team, Bowdoin did very well in 
the opening game. 

The summary : 

Bowdoin. Fort McKinley. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., True 

Timberlake (Crosby), l.t r.t., McSweeney 

Newman, l.g r.g., Moore 

Boynton (Jackson) c c. Cowan 

Sewall, r.g l.g., Donehue 

Cummins, r.t l.t., Martin 

Capt. Crowley, r.e I.e., Schwartz 

Burton, q.b q.b., Bremmen 

Gould, l.h.b r.h.b., Sheriden 

Files (Ballard) r.h.b l.h.b., Hanson 

Sheehan, f .b f .b., Jackson 

Score — Bowdoin, 1 1 ; Fort McKinley, o. Touch- 
downs — Gould, Files. Goals from touchdown — 
Gould. Umpire — Dunmore of Portland. Ref- 
eree — O'SuUivan of Holy Cross. Time — 15- and 
8-minute halves. 



Harvard 5, Bowdoin 0, 

In the Stadium at Cambridge, Wednesday, Oct. 
3d, Bowdoin, with a much lighter team, held Har- 
vard down to S points. Several times Harvard was 
within striking distance of Bowdoin's goal, but the 
consistent playing of Capt. Crowley's men pre- 
vented scoring. Bowdoin tried the forward pass 
several times — but the Harvard ends each time 
smashed thru the line and broke it up. There was 
much penalizing on both sides for unnecessary 
roughness. 

The line-up : 

Harvard. Bowdoin. 

Kennard, Peirce, l.e r.e., Crowley, Capt. 

Hoar, Fish, l.t r.t., Cummings, Timberlake 

Burr, Gilmore, l.g r.g., Sewell 

Parker, Capt. c c, Boynton 



Alley, r.g l.g., Newman 

Robinson, Inches, r.t l.t., Crosby 

Huston, Bird, r.g I.e., Wandkte 

Newhall, Starr, q.b q.b., Gould 

Lockwood, Gregory, l.h.b r.h.b., Lee 

Gilbert, Rand, r.h.b l.h.b., Files 

Appolonio, Waterbury, f.b f.b., Sheehan 

Score — Harvard S, Bowdoin o. Touchdown — 
Appolonio. Umpire — Langford of Exeter. Ref- 
eree — Pendleton of Bowdoin. Time — 2 is-minute 
periods. 

Exeter 22, Bowdoin 0. 

Last Saturday with a team somewhat crippled 
from the Harvard game Bowdoin met Exeter on 
Whittier Field. In the first half Exeter scored once 
by line bucking — not being able to gain a yard 
around Bowdoin's ends. In the second half Exe- 
ter scored three touchdowns — Lewis kicking two 
goals. Bowdoin unsuccessfully tried the forward 
pass. In the first half Lewis tried for a goal from 
the field, and in the second half Gould attempted a 
field goal with a drop kick. Both failed on account 
of the strong wind. The summary : 

Exeter. Bowdoin. 

Murray, Hurley, l.e r.e., Crowley, Capt. 

Mackey, l.t., r.t., Cummins 

Selden, Burtelet, l.t c, Boynton 

Wilson, Kruschwitz, l.g l.t., Crosby 

Downing, c I.e., Wandtke 

Powers, r.g q.b., Gould, Burton 

Thomas, r.t. 

Baker, r.e r.h.b., Lee, Manter 

Loftus, qb. 

Burns, l.h.b l.h.b.. Files 

Ress, Malcolm, r.h.b f.b., Sheehan 

Lewis, f.b. 

Score — Exeter 22, Bowdoin o. Touchdowns — ■ 
Burns 2, Lewis, Baker. Goals from touchdowns — 
Lewis 2, Umpire — Stevenson of Exeter. Referee 
— O'Sullivan of Holy Cross. 



CLASS OF 1911 

The list of members of the Freshman Class 
is as follows : Clinton W. Allen, St. Paul, 
Minn. ; Melville C. Atiberey, Washington, D. 
C. ; Melbourne O. Baltzer, Auburn ; Raymond 
C. Beal, Lisbon Falls ; Harrison M. Berry, 
Gardiner; Harold V. Bickmore, Augusta; 
Fred C. Black, Rockland; Robert Bradford, 
Wayne; Franz U. Burkett, Union; Harold N. 
Burnham, Bridgton; Frank H. Burns, Bristol 
Mills; Charles H. Byles, Central Village, 



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Conn.; Wilbur C. Caldwell, Buckfield; Wil- 
liam H. Callahan, Lewiston : John E. Cart- 
land, Lisbon Falls ; William H. Chafin, Saco ; 
Harrison C. Chapman, Portland ; Linwood E. 
Clark, Wilton; William H. Clifford, Lewis- 
ton ; Arthur H. Cole, Haverhill, Mass. ; Leon 
T. Conway, Portland ; John L. Curtis, Cam- 
den ; Edward B. Daily, Roxbury, Mass. ; 
Frank E. K. Davis, Skowhegan ; Lawrence 
Davis, Bradford ; Alonzo G. Dennis, Medford, 
Mass. ; John J. Devine, Porland ; Charles W. 
Dinsmore, Machias ; Francis T. Donnely, 
Bangor; Samuel H. Dreear, Washington, D. 
C. ; Waldo M. Emerson, Bangor ; Ernest G. 
Fifield, Conway, N. FI. ; James H. Files, Port- 
land ; Sylvan B. Genthner, Newcastle ; Roland 
H. German, Arhur C. Gibson, Bang'or; Alger- 
non T. Gibson, Bangor; Melvin A. Gould, 
Oldtown ; William G. Haggerty, Webster ; 
Mass. ; Philip FL Flansen, Portland ; Orrison 
B. Hailey, Popham Beach; Flugh W. Hast- 
ings, Fryeburg; Charles B. Hawes, Bangor; 
Vyndel A. Hewes, Saco; Alden S. Hitchborn, 
Augusta; Maurice P. Hill, Rockland; Harold 
K. Hine, Dedham, Mass. ; Roderick P. Hine, 
Dedham, Mass. ; Read C. Horseman, Prince- 
ton ; George W. Flowe, Milo ; Stephen W. 
Hughes, Houlton ; Stetson H. Hussey, Blaine ; 
David S. Hyler, Rockland; Alfred W. John- 
son, Augusta ; Herman A. Johnson, Bath ; 
George C. Kaulbach, Greenfield, Mass. ; Ches- 
ter E. Kellogg, Melrose, Mass.; Edward E. 
Kern, Woodfords ; Phillip FL Kimball, Gor- 
ham ; Robert M. Lawless, Houlton ; Fred R. 
Lord, Bath; James G. B. McKusick, Calais; 
Harold P. Marsh, Sheldon, Vt. ; Harold P. 
Marston, Lewiston; Percy W. Matthews, 
Lubec; William F. Merrill, Skowhegan; Phil- 
lip W. Meserve, Portland ; Harry J. Newton ; 
William E. Noyes, Topsham ; Charles L. 
Oxnard, Medford, Mass. ; Lawrence B. Park- 
man, Portland; Edward J. B. Palmer, Blanes- 
boro, Mass.; Ben W. Partridge, Gardiner, 
Keith N. Pearson, Providence, R. L ; Benja- 
min K. Phipps, Chelsea, Mass. ; James M. 
Pierce, Houlton ; Stanley W. Pierce, Bath ; 
Alton S. Pope, Manchester ; Frank H. Puring- 
ton, Mechanic Falls ; William B. Ouincy, Dor- 
chester, Mass. ; Donald Redfern, Swampscott, 
Mass. ; Frank B. Richards, Bar Flarbor ; John 
L. Roberts, Brunswick; Charles D. Robbins, 
Worcester, Mass. ; Flarrison L. Robinson, 
Bangor; Oliver T. Sanborn, Portland; Gard- 
ner Sanford, Boston, Mass. ; Edward Skelton, 
West Brooksville; Waldo T. Skillin, Gardi- 
ner; Earle B. Smith, Brunswick; Frances 



Spurling, Northeast Harbor; Abraham J. 
Somes, Mt. Desert ; Fred V. Stanley, Lisbon ; 
Richard W. Sullivan, Brunswick; Andrew C. 
Swan, Princeton; Charles L. Stevens, War- 
ren ; George T. Torsney, Berlin, N. H. ; 
Roland H. White, Gardiner; Horace Watson, 
Medford, Mass.; Edward H. Weatherill, 
Brunswick ; Fred P. Webster, Portland ; 
LeForest Weeks, Cornish ; Harold S. White, 
Lewiston ; Joseph C. White, Bangor ; Harold 
P. Whitmore, Bar Harbor ; Harry L. Wiggin, 
Boston, Mass. ; Phillips Williams, Houlton. 



The list of men who have entered the upper 
classes, and the colleges from which they come 
is as follows : 

1908 — Russell S. Taylor, University of 
Maine. 

1909 — F. P. Webster, Harvard ; F. V. Stan- 
ley, C. L. Stevens, Melborne O. Baltzer, 
Anand S. Hiwale, Bangor Theological Sem- 
inary. 

1910— T. C. Phelps, Williams; J. C. Hub- 
bard, St. Christian ; Henry C. Ingersoll, Uni- 
versity of Vermont ; Thomas W. Williams, 
Colby ; Jesse S. Wilson, Dartmouth. 



THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

This year the Bowdoin Christian Association 
starts on a good business basis, with an excellent 
program of speakers for the regular Thursday 
evening meetings, and should have the good-will 
and hearty support of every member of the under- 
graduate body. Last year 152 members were 
enrolled, and paid the small annual fee of one dol- 
lar, these receipts together with a few gifts from 
interested friends, have enabled the Association to 
clear all its old debts, and to hold the customary 
reception to the Freshman Class, which last year 
it was necessary to omit. Although the Associa- 
tion suffered greatly this summer by the loss of 
Morrison and Lee who were its President and Vice- 
President, the rest of the cabinet have taken up the 
work, and have started the Association in the best 
running order it has known at Bowdoin. A letter 
of welcome was sent to all the incoming class, an 
information bureau was maintained during the 
week before and after the opening of the term, a 
reception was held on October third, and last night, 
the first regular meeting of the year was led by 
Professor Chapman in the Association rooms. 

In arranging the list of speakers, the officers 
have been unusually fortunate in obtaining their 
men, and the special feature will be a series of 
seven monthly talks on 'The Problems of the Col- 
lege Man." These subjects and the men chosen for 



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their discussion may well be mentioned. I. "A 
Constructive Life," President George C. Chase of 
Bates College; II. "A College Man's Religion," 
Professor F. C. Robinson, '7S'< HI- "Choosing a 
Profession," Edward Stanvvood, Editor of the 
Youtli's Companion; IV. "Politics," Hon. Her- 
bert M. Heath of Augusta ; V. "Honor in Col- 
lege," Dean Alfred E. Burton, C.E., '78, of the 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; VI. "The 
Effect of a Young Man's Morals Upon His Future 
Success," Dr. E. G. Abbott, Medic. '98, of Portland, 
and for the seventh talk it is hoped that President 
Hyde will be able to speak on "Fraternities." All 
the meetings will be held this year in the Associa- 
tion rooms in the north wing of the chapel, and will 
be open to any undergraduate or member of the 
faculty, whether a member of the Association or not. 
The Orient sees in the purpose and plan of the 
Association a breadth of view and an energy that 
cannot but result in good for Bowdoin and her 
undergraduate body. Membership and holding of 
office in the Association, to quote from the letter 
of welcome sent to the Freshmen "are open to every 
Bowdoin undergraduate whether a church member 
of not, and entirely regardless of the sect to which 
he may belong." And to quote from the Associa- 
tion hand-book, it is the purpose of those starting 
the work, "to make the Association stand rather 
as a stepping stone to the church, to make it an 
organization open to every undergraduate, and one 
in which the guiding principle is simply and honestly 
the square deal." 



Y. M. C. A. RECEPTION 

On Thursday evening Oct. 3, the Y. M. C. A. gave 
its annual recention to the entering class. The 
arrangements were in charge of a committee com- 
posed of Cole, '09, Ginn, '09, Burton, '09, and W. 
P. Hinckley, '09. The reception room was tastefully 
decorated with palms and autumn branches. A 
unique feature of the function, and one which rid it 
to a large degree of all formalities was the scheme 
of tagging each person with a slip upon which the 
name was written. 

The new men were received by Mrs. G. T. Lit- 
tle, Miss Helen Chapman, Mrs. F. E. Woodruff 
and Mrs. Allen Johnson. The refreshments, in 
charge of Mrs. Henry Johnson and Mrs. W. T. 
Foster, consisted of punch, ice-cream, cake, and 
fancy crackers. Much credit is due to the com- 
mittee in charge for the efficient and hospitable way 
in which the affair was managed. 



FRESHMEN DEFEAT SOPHOMORES 

The Sophomores lost the first of the series of 
of baseball games which are held annually on the 
Delta between the two lower classes. The game, 
with_ the exception of the first inning, was exceed- 
ing interesting and remarkably well played in spite 
of the fact that both teams lacked the much neces- 



sary preliminary practice. Clifford and Lawless did 
some noteworthy work for the Freshmen, while 
Ross, Marsh and Walker were most effective for 
the Sophomores. The score by innings was as fol- 
lows : 



30100001 — 5 
30II0I0I o — 7 



1910. 
191 1. 



JUNIOR CLASS ELECTIONS 

The Class of 1909 held its Junior elections on 
Monday night. The following are the officers 
chosen for the year : 

President — John S. Simmons. 

Vice-President — Leon H. Timberlake. 

Secretary-Treasurer — Guy P. Estes. 

Marshal — Howard F. Kane. 

Orator — William M. Harris. 

Poet — Paul J. Newman. 

Odist — Jasper J. Stahl. 

Chaplain — Mr. Stevens. 

Ivy Day Committee — Harry F. Hinckley, Chair- 
man; Clarence L. Scamman, Harold N. Marsh, 
Percy G. Bishop, Arthur W. Hughes. 

Assembly Committee — Gardner K. Heath, Chair-, 
man ; Philip H. Brown, Ralph O. Brewster, Irving 
L. Rich, John A. Stetson. 



TRACK 

There is to be more than usual done in the way 
of track athletics this fall. There is, of course, the 
regular meet between the Sophomores and Fresh- 
men. Besides that, there will probably be a dual 
meet between the Bates and Bowdoin Freshmen 
and a cross country run between Bates and Bow- 
doin. The last will be held at Lewiston, but the 
others will take place here. It ought not to be 
necessary to remind the students of these events 
as notice of them has been posted for some time. 
There has not been very much interest shown in 
track work this fall, partly because of the unfavor- 
able weather, although there have been about fifteen 
men out doing cross-country running regularly 
every afternoon. Here are two chances offered the 
Freshmen for winning their numerals and we want 
to see more out, either down at the field or at the 
gymnasium. Sophomores and upper classmen come 
out, too. It is the best of exercise in the open air 
and is the first thing towards turning out a winning 
team next spring. The dates for the meets will be 
announced later. The Athletic Council has recom- 
mended that track "B's" be granted to the cross 
country team, if it wins. Six men anyway will com- 
pose the team and this should bring out a good 
field. With but one "B" man in distance events left 
in college, a chance for five others to win their 
letters should not be neglected. 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

Published every Friday op the Collegiate Y 
BY THE Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



Associate Editors 



H. H. BURTON, igog 
J. J. STAHL, igog 
K. R. TEFFT, igog 



W. E. ROBINSON, 1910 
W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 
THOMAS OTIS, igio 



NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

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Vol. XXXVII. OCTOBER II, 1907 No. II 



For the one hundred and 
New College Year sixth time Bowdoin Col- 
lege has opened her doors 
for the beginning of a new year, and the 
prospects certainly are auspicious that this 
year will make continued progress forward 
for the institution. The entering class shows 
a marked increase in numbers over any class 
ever before admitted. One hundred regular 
Freshmen are enrolled and three Freshmen 
specials, making a total of one hundred and 
three as against eighty Freshmen and eleven 
specials admitted last year. Besides this there 
have been thirteen additions to the upper 
classes, thus making one hundred and sixteen 
new men in college. New courses are offered 
this year along mathematical lines, embracing 
mechanical drawing, descriptive ,geometry 
and surveying, an increase which means that 
Bowdoin is to have broader facilities for 
scientific work, a recognition of what has 
been the demand for a number of years past 



and which the Orient has consistently advo- 
cated. A number of new additions are made 
to the faculty. President Hyde is still abroad, 
and the college wishes him a most speedy 
return to health. The opening of college is 
most sadly marked by the absence of three 
who were present when the term closed last 
June. The excitement of the commencement 
of a new year does not serve to lessen the 
pain, but rather makes it seem sharper that 
we do not see those familiar faces with the 
others. The Class of 1907 has now gone 
forever as a part of the undergraduate life. 
To the new Class of 191 1, which will wear 
those same colors of red and white, we can 
but say try to do as well by Bowdoin as those 
whose place you are taking have done. 
Seek to catch and feel the true Bowdoin 
spirit. You are Bowdoin men in name now. 
Work hard for the college, each along the 
lines for which he is best adapted, look ever 
for the best around you, and you will realize 
later that there is something more than a 
name in being Bowdoin men ; there is a true 
Bowdoin spirit, a spirit which may not lie on 
the surface but which is deeper and finer and 
only reveals itself when sought. 

BOWDOIN CLUB OF BOSTON 

The Bowdoin Club of Boston held its first 
meeting of the season at the University Club 
October 5. There was no special program 
and the evening passed in social conversation 
and informal discussion of matters of college 
interest. The death of Walter W. Fogg, '96, 
was reported to the club, and a number of 
the younger graduates present who knew Mr. 
Fogg well, spoke in his memory, recalling his 
peculiarly sweet and lovable nature, his self- 
forgetful and untiring devotion to the duty 
which he saw before him, and his brave and 
cheerful struggle against weakness and dis- 
ease. Mr. Fogg died young, his life-work, 
as he must have felt, just begun. But few 
men leave to their friends and associates so 
sweet a memory, and so inspiring an example. 

NOTICE 

Owing to the great mass of matter that has 
accumulated during the summer and requires 
publication, much of necessity has to be 
omitted from this issue which otherwise 
should appear. 



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College Botes 



Leon H. Timberlake, '09, while at football prac- 
tice Tuesday afternoon, sprained his ankle severely. 

Max P. Gushing, '09, R. S. Crowell, '10, and A. 
W. Stone, '10, attended the Maine Musical Festival 
at Bangor. 

Tackle Crosby, '10, wrenched his knee badly dur- 
ing the Exeter game and was confined to his room 
for several days. 

Professor Little has been chosen one of the 
speakers for the Maine Library Association, which 
will meet at Portland October 17 and 18. 

On Thursday, October 17, Frank B. Sanborn of 
Concord, Mass., will give some personal reminis- 
C'''nces of Hawthorne, Emerson and Abbot. 

The headgears which the Freshmen are wearing, 
so thoughtfully prescribed by the members of 1910, 
make quite a gay appearance around college. 

Fullback Thomas P. Shehan, '09, is suffering from 
an injury to his elbow received during the Exeter 
game. The wound is a severe one and will keep 
him from playing for some time. 

Kenneth R. Tefft, 1909, has been elected to the 
editorial board of the Orient. He takes the position 
made vacant by the death of R. A. Lee. The con- 
test for new positions on the board, open to mem- 
bers of the Sophomore and Freshman Class, will 
begin soon. 

Professor Allen Johnson has completed a volume 
upon which he has been at work some three years, 
entitled, "Stephen A. Douglas." The work^ is mainly 
a political treatise upon the times of this famous 
opponent of Lincoln. Professor Johnson has col- 
lected much of the material for this book from 
original sources and the work will doubtless prove 
a valuable addition to the historical literature of our 
'time. 

The Debating Council on Tuesday evening organ- 
ized and elected the following officers for the year : 
Arthur L. Robinson, President; Joseph M. Boyce, 
/ Secretary-Treasurer ; WiUiam M. Harris, Manager 
Debating Team ; Jasper J. Stahl, Assistant Manager 
Debating Team. A letter was read from Wesleyan 
University in regard to holding a debate with that 
institution. The Council is at present under a two 
years' agreement to debate Syracuse University this 
year. 

The Inter-Fraternity Council for the year organ- 
ized the first of the week. The council this year is 
as follows : M. P. Merrill, Zeta Psi, Chairman ; C. 
M. Robinson, Delta I<Cappa EpsHon, Secretary ; A. 
L. Robinson, Alpha Delta Phi; A. H. Ham, Psi 
Upsilon; J. A. Davis, Theta Delta Chi; H. H. Hayes, 
Deka Upsilon; C. A. Abbott, Kappa Sigma; W. M. 
Fairclough, Beta Theta Chi, The council at its 
meeting unanimously recommended to the fraterni- 
ties that all parades and exhibitions, particularly 
down street and at the railroad station, be dis- 
pensed with as a feature of initiation. It was felt 
that such exhibitions had done more harm than good 
to the college, and this year all such affairs should 
be confined to the individual chapter houses. This 
is a step of which the Orient heartily approves. 



Eighteen of the entering class are from without 
the State — a marked increase. 

A considerable number of students attended the 
Musical Festival in Portland the first of the week. 

Berton C. Morrill, '10, who coached the track 
team as a student last spring, has returned to col- 
lege. 

The entering class contains grandsons of Elijah 
Kellogg, Chief Justice Fuller, and Senator William 
P. Frye. 

William R. Crowley, '08, is proctor in South 
Winthrop, and R. C. Clark, '08, is the North Win- 
throp proctor. 

The telephone in Mikelsky's room, 19 North 
Maine, has been reinstated, and a toll ofBce will be 
opened there in the near future. 

Men are at work replacing bricks in the walls of 
the Science Building that have become worn 
through the action of the weather. 

The engagement is announced of Nadine Hull 
Edwards, of Portland, to William Stephen Brimi- 
john, '05, of Woodbury, New Jersey. 

Reports frohi the Treasurer's Office and the 
Library Desk state that there have been more calls 
than ever this year for tickets for "Triangle." 

The football team left for Amherst on the early 
train, Friday morning. A considerable number of 
fellows were at the station to give the team a 
"send off." 

Mr, and Mrs, Hubbard of Brunswick, have 
announced the engagement of their daughter. Miss 
Daisie Hubbard, to Mr. E. Worthley Fuller, M.D., 
Bowdoin, '01, of Bath. 

The south spire of the chapel was struck by light- 
ning the first of the summer. Considerable labor 
was required in the repairing of it, as the damage 
was more or less serious. 

There are but two vacant college rooms in the 
dormitories this year. This is the first time that 
the rooms in the "Ends" have been so filled up 
since the fraternity houses have been built. 

"If Bowdoin could be induced to take any inter- 
est (in basketball) after the other colleges have 
started the movement, a Maine league could be 
easily formed this year," — Colby Echo. We will 
explain that there is not the slightest possibility 
that Bowdoin could be induced to follow the other 
colleges' lead in this sport, with our present facil- 
ities. 

Professor Franklin C. Robinson was absent for 
the first week of the term, attending the annual 
meetings of the American Public Health Associa- 
tion, at Atlantic City. Professor Robinson repre- 
sented the State of Maine at the meetings. The 
Association includes the leading government and 
state health workers of the United States, Canada, 
Cuba and Mexico. Last year Professor Robinson 
was President of the whole Association and 
attended the meetings in Mexico. This year he was 
chairman of one of the leading committees and took 
charge of some of the leading discussions on mat- 
ters of disinfection. Mrs. Robinson accompanied 
him on the trip. On the trip he visited his son, 
Dwight S. Robinson, '07, captain of last spring's 
track team, who is with the DuPont Powder Works 
Company at Woodbury, N. J. 



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RESOLUTIONS 

Hall of Alpha Delta Phi, 
October I, 1907. 
In the death of Brother John Marshall Brown 
the Bowdoin Chapter of the Alpha Delta Phi sus- 
tains a most sad and distinct loss. He was a 
brother who through his whole life ever maintained 
a hearty interest in college and fraternity. His per- 
sonal life and work was a distinguished one, and 
one that throws nought but credit upon his fra- 
ternity. In the hurry and labor of his younger 
years and amid the cares of middle life and the 
advance of age during his later years, he still 
remembered the Alpha Delta Phi. The fraternity 
is but too conscious of the loss sustained in his 
death and desires this brief tribute to show in part 
at least the regard in which he was always held. 

Arthur Lincoln Robinson, 
Irving Lockhart Rich, 
Warren Eastman Robinson, 

Committee on Resolutions. 



Two classmates have been taken from us. As we 
meet after the summer there are two to whom we 
said good-bye in June who are not here to greet us 
in September. Richard Almy Lee and John Frank- 
lin Morrison, formerly members of the Class of 
1908 at Bowdoin College, are no longer with us. 
Both were hearty, wholesome college fellows, men 
who had endeared themselves to us by the close ties 
of three years of intimate connection. Both were 
fellows whose moral life and personal characteris- 
tics were above reproach, leaders in the class, men 
who were willing always to work for the college 
and for 1908. They were not shirkers or loafers. 
In whatever was done in college that aimed for the 
right they could be depended upon to render assist- 
ance. In the front rank in pleasure and labor, yet 
it is not for what they did that we cherish their 
memory but for what they were. To those who 
knew them as we classmates knew them there 
remains the consolation that the whole course of 
their lives was pure and noble in every way. Their 
classmates bowing to the divine will, leave this hum- 
ble, but sincere tribute to their memory. 

THE CLASS OF 1908. 
Paul Hussey Powers, 
Nathan Simmons Weston, 
Arthur Lincoln Robinson, 

Committee on Resolutions. 



Hall of Alpha Delta Phi, 
October i, 1907. 
In the removal of Brother John Franklin Morri- 
son from the midst of our fraternity group the 
Alpha Delta Phi have sustained a loss from which 
it is impossible ever to fully recover. To have a 
brother taken from us in the very height of the 
college course, when just those ties of friendship 
and intimacy were most well knit and developed, to 



have one gone so suddenly who but a short time 
before was so intimately connected with us all, is to 
endure a blow the full force of which we can hardly 
realize even now but of which we grow more and 
more sadly conscious from day to day. John Frank- 
lin Morrison was always a hearty sharer in all our 
affairs. He was always among the foremost in our 
activities, and when work was to be done ever 
among the first to volunteer. His personal moral 
character was above reproach. Not only was he 
universally esteemed by the college at large, but 
loved and respected by those with whom he inti- 
mately lived. His was not a superficial estimation 
but was known with that regard which is bred 
by true realization of sterling worth and lovable 
disposition. It is hard indeed to think of him as 
gone, as taken from us forever, that he will never 
again greet us in house and hall. The place he 
leaves can never be fdled. The hearts of all the 
active members of the Alpha Delta Phi at Bowdoin 
to-day will ever retain freshly and sadly in mind 
the memory of Brother Morrison as we knew him. 
But brief can this tribute seem from those who 
were his fraternal b;-others, but the tribute we give 
can never be written, it is something we all feel and 
all silently bear. 

Arthur Lincoln Robinson, 
Irving Lockhart Rich, 
Warren Eastman Robinson, 

Committee on Resolutions. 



Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God in His 
infinite wisdom, to take from us our beloved brother, 
Richard Almy Lee, of the Class of 1908, be it 

Resolved, That we, the members of Beta Sigma 
Chapter of Beta Theta Pi, express our deep grief at 
the loss of an honored and loyal brother, and be it 
Resolved, That we extend our heart-felt sympa- 
thy to the bereaved family and friends of the 
deceased. 

William Whitney Fairclough, 
Arthur Hosmer Huse, 
Nathan Simmons Weston, 

Foi- the Chapter. 



Resolutions adopted at the first regular meeting 
of the Bowdoin College Christian Association : 

Whereas, It has pleased God to call from our 
midst in the morning of their lives our president, 
John F. Morrison, and vice-president, Richard A. 
Lee ; and 

Whereas, The strong ties of friendship formed by 
them have forever on earth been torn asunder; 
be it 

Resolved, That the Bowdoin College Christian 
Association acknowledge, at this first regular meet- 
ing, the sad loss of its president, John F. Morrison, 
and vice-president, Richard A. Lee ; and be it 

Resolved, That the Association extend its sincere 
and heart-felt sympathy to the bereaved parents; 
and be it further 

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be 
spread upon the records of the Bowdoin College 
Christian Association. 



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Class of 1910 

During the summer vacation our class has 
suffered the great loss of one of its best 
beloved members, Harry J. Dugan. His 
death, by drowning, was under circumstances 
of exceptional sadness, and cast a gloom not 
only over the hearts of those who knew him 
well, but over the whole community where his 
life had been spent. Harry Dugan was a 
young man of noble equalities and the life cut 
short was one of great promise. His manly 
traits, his studious tastes, his upright charac- 
ter and his social nature endeared him to us 
who were closely associated with him as class- 
mates during the past year, and will long be 
cherished in our hearts. His death comes to 
us all with a sense of personal loss, but in our 
sorrow we are not unmindful of those who 
were bound to him by still closer ties. There- 
fore be it 

Resolved, That the Class of Bowdoin, Nine- 
teen Hundred and Ten, extend its deepest 
sympathy to the bereaved parents and sisters, 
and assure them that the hearts of its mem- 
bers go out to them in their great sorrow. 

J. Leland Crosby, 2d, 
Robert Hale, 
Sumner Edwards, 

For the Class. 



At a meeting of the Bowdoin Chapter of 
the Delta Upsilon Fraternity held October 2, 
1907, it was voted to drape the Charter for 
thirty days, and that the undergraduate mem- 
bers wear crape with their Fraternity pins 
during that period. 

This vote was passed as an outward expres- 
sion and tangible recognition of the inward 
sense of sorrow occasioned by the sudden and 
irreparable loss by drowning of Harry Joseph 
Dugan on the 9th day of July, 1907. 

The Fraternity and its undergraduate mem- 
bers especially have received a blow that time 
cannot eliminate, for always there will remain 
in the minds of each of his fraternity-mates a 
mental picture of him as they knew him, con- 
genial, happy, upright in conduct, and an 
example well worthy of being followed. He 
was in fact all that goes to make up an ideal 
college man. 

The undergraduate members of the Frater- 
nity are also mindful of the loss that his imme- 
diate family have suffered, and while they 



have not drained the cup of sorrow to its 
dregs, still, they feel that they have tasted of 
the bitterness of it, and desire to extend their 
sympathy. 

FIarry H. Hayes, 
Guy W. Farrar, 
Alfred W. Wandtke, 

For the Fraternity. 



NEW FACULTY MEMBERS 

There are four new members of the Bow- 
doin College faculty this fall. The resigna- 
tion of Professor R. FI. Ham last spring to 
accept a position in Trinity and of Professor 
R. C. McCrea this summer on a call to 
Columbia left two vacancies in professorships. 
Two new instructors have also been added. 

Prof. F. W. Brown of Clark University, w 
succeeds Professor Ham. He is a graduate 
of Harvard and received the degree of Ph.D. 
from that institution in 1905. He has stud- 
ied abroad and spent one year in the Univer- 
sity of Grenoble at France. Dr. Brown is 
especially proficient in Italian, French and 
Spanish. He is occupying the same residence 
on Federal Street as did Mr. Flam. 

Professor Ab'.a M. Edwards has been 
secured to occupy the chair of Economics and 
Sociology for one year. He graduated from 
the University of Oklahoma and received the 
degree of Ph.D. from Yale. He has been 
recently engaged in research work for the 
Carnegie Institute of Washington, D. C. 

H. B. Hastings, a graduate of Massachu- ^ 
setts Institute of Technology, 1907, has been 
appointed to the new instructorship in 
Mechanical Drawing, Descriptive Geometry 
and Surveying. Ralph B. Stone, 1902, has 
been appointed an instructor in Physics and 
Mathematics. Mr. Stone has been studying 
in Germany. By the addition of these new 
instructorships the scope of the college along 
technical lines will be broadened. 



ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARY 

Among the more scholarly and substantial 
works added to the library during the sum- 
mer may be mentioned the complete writings 
of Cervantes, printed at Madrid in 1863 in 
twelve quarto volumes, and usually regarded 



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as the best, as well as one of the most expen- 
sive editions of this famous author; the Eng- 
lish Historical Society's Collection of Monas- 
tic Chronicles, in twenty-three volumes ; 
Anderson's Norroena in fifteen volumes, with 
a fac simile reproduction of the Flatey Book ; 
fourteen volumes of the Kuenstler Mono- 
graphien from a benefactor living in Port- 
land whose name is unknown ; Hulbert's His- 
toric Highways of America in sixteen vol- 
umes. The briefer but important books pur- 
chased are represented by Rose's Develop- 
ment of European Nations, Davenport's Mez- 
zotints, Rich's Feathered Game of the North- 
east, Farne'.l's Cults of the Greek States, and 
Seymour's Life in the Homeric Age. 

Chief among the more popular works is a 
special paper limited edition of "The New 
America and the Far East" by G. Waldo 
Browne, a beautifu'lly illustrated work in six 
quarto volumes, presented by the publisher, 
Albert Marshall Jones of the Class of 1893. 
Similar to this in the attractiveness of its pic- 
tures is Rossiter Johnson's four-volume his- 
tory of the Columbian Exposition. Peary's 
Nearest the Pole, Birdseye's Individual Train- 
ing in Our Colleges, Waller's Through the 
Gates of the Netherlands, Howells' Certain 
Delightful English Towns, Eckstorm's David 
Libbey, Davey's Pageant of London, Ben- 
son's Beside Still Waters, while much less 
voluminous, will find an equal number of 
interested readers. 



The Board of Bowdoin College Preachers is to 
he continued this year through the genet osity of 
Professor and Mrs. Files. Ordinarily the visiting 
clergymen will preach in the Church on the Hill in 
the morning and conduct college chapel in the after- 
noon of the third Sunday in each month. The list 
for the first five months of the college year is as 
follows : 

Oct. 20 — President Charles Cuthbert Hall of 
Union Seminary, New York. 

Nor. 17 — Rev. Floyd Tonikins of Philadelphia. 

Dec. IS — President W. H. P. Faunce of Brown 
University, Providence. 

Jan. 19 — Rev. Donald Sage Mackay of New York. 

Feb. 16 — Rev. Henry Van Dyke of Princeton, 
N.J. 

At the meeting of the Glee and Mandolin-Guitar 
Clubs held the first of the term, Max P. Gushing, 
'09, was elected leader of the Glee Club, and How- 
ard F. Kane, '09, leader of the Mandolin-Guitor 
Club. 

To the extensive collection of Longfellow por- 
traits possessed by the library, Professor Joseph C. 
Pickard of Maywood, 111., has added two photo- 
graphs of the bust by Lorado Taft which was pre- 
sented to the University of Illinois by the gradu- 
ating class last Commencement. 



NEW BOWDOIN SONG 

New Bowdoin songs are always welcome. 
The following, originally sung at New York 
last year, should be added to those we now 
have : 

Bowdoin, Again 

Air : "Benediction." 

Bowdoin ! again to thy dear name we raise, 
With one accord our loving song of praise. 
We stand to laud thee, ere our meeting cease, 
Then homeward journey with thy words of 
peace. 

In our young days the future was as night, 
But thou for us its darkness turned to light ; 
From harm and dangers kept thy children 

free, 
Oh ! Alma Mater, much we owe to thee. 

Thy Whispering Pines that edge the student's 

way 
To Bowdoin's sons tell legends day by day. 
As they have told them in the years gone by, 
While in the winds their towering branches 

sigh. 

Loved Alma Mater, through our later life 
Solace our sorrow, be our help in strife. 
And when Death's voice shall bid life's con- 
flict cease. 
We'll leave dear Bowdoin for Eternal Peace. 
Original song coiitribnted by 
Mrs. Joseph B. Roberts. 



DR. EDWARD BEECHER MASON 

On the first day of October occurred the 
death of Dr. Edward Beecher Mason, for 
thirteen years pastor of the College Church, 
at his home in Brunswick. Although not a 
Bowdoin graduate himself, the college has 
never had a truer friend or one more willing 
to do what he could for the institution and the 
students. Dr. Mason had suffered from a 
long illness. Fie was sixty-nine years of age. 
He was born in Cincinnati, educated at Knox 
College, Ohio, and graduated from the Ando- 
ver Theological Seminary in 1861. He held 
five pastorates during his life. He came to 
Brunswick in 1890, and remained in active 
work until 1902, when ill-health forced him 
to resign. Of all Brunswick friends of Bow- 
doin it is safe to say there never was a man 
more beloved than Dr. Mason. In the thir- 
teen years he labored he was the earnest, 



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unassuming friend of all, and many a grad- 
uate will be saddened to learn of his death. 
He was the friend of all who wished a friend. 
His life is a beautiful tribute to the profes- 
sion he so nobly represented. A high-minded, 
true Christian gentleman, was Dr. Mason. 
He performed considerable noteworthy liter- 
ary work during his life-time. It will be 
remembered that Dr. Mason was instrumental 
in the arranging for the series of musical 
recitals which were given in the Art Build- 
ing for two years and were so largely appre- 
ciated by the college. This is but one of the 
many things which Dr. Mason did as a friend 
to Bowdoin. "Friend" is his best tribute. He 
was a friend to all and to every one, and as 
such will be sadly missed. 



COLLEGE BAND 

The real interest in football is just about to 
begin. The preliminary games are mostly 
over and the hard games are now before us. 
We certainly cannot face the approach of 
these games with the possibility of no music. 
We must have a band ! The college seems 
to have grown strangely lethargic in regard 
to this feature this last year. Our band was 
permitted to pass into oblivion last year. But 
it cannot be let stay there this year. A meet- 
ing should be called at once and the band 
revived for the approaching series of games. 



DEATH AND THE ALUMNI 

Rarely has a summer passed in which Bow- 
doin has been called to mourn a larger num- 
ber of its graduates. The death by drowning 
of a beloved member of the Class of 1905, 
Philip K. Greene, preceded only a few days 
the sad accidents that took away three of our 
undergraduates. The next week brought the 
news of the sudden decease of John C. San- 
born, Esq., a prominent lawyer of Lawrence, 
Mass., who had just celebrated in perfect 
health the jubilee anniversary of his gradu- 
ation. In this same month of July there was 
starred on our rolls the name of one who for 
years had been a tower of strength to the col- 
lege, and who, despite great physical weak- 
ness, had been present at the last meeting of 
the Board of Trustees, Gen. John Marsha'.l 
Brown, LL.D., of Portland. In the same 
week his college-mate and fellow-soldier, 
George Edwin Moulton, long prominent in 



the educational circles of the metropolis, died 
at his residence in Brooklvn. 

In August were recorded the deaths of 
Edward Albert Kelly, Class of 1850, a suc- 
cessful and trusted lawyer of Boston; Profes- 
sor Kingsbury Bachelder, L.H.D., Class of 
1871, of Hillsdale College, one of the most 
zealous and cultured of the many teachers 
Bowdoin has sent out ; and Dr. Charles B. 
Bridgham, Medical Class of 1863, a beloved 
and well-known physician of Cohasset, Mass. 

In September were announced the deaths 
of Walter W. Fogg, Class of 1896, a faith- 
ful man, who made a gallant fight against dis- 
ease; and Col. Isaac H. Wing of Bayfield, 
Wis., Class of 1856, whose great generosity 
to his -Alma Mater is by no means the only 
reason his memory should be cherished here. 
It is impracticable to print a full account of 
the careers of all these in the columns of the 
Orient, but the usual sketches giving accu- 
rate details of their lives will be subsequently 
published in the proper number of the Obitu- 
ary Record. 



Hlumni IFlotes 



CLASS OF 1862 

The memorial sermon preached on the 
twentieth anniversary of the consecration of 
the Church of the Holy Spirit at Mattapan, 
Mass., by its first pastor, Rev. John T. 
Magrath, has been printed in attractive form. 
One who reads its pages can understand the 
devotion of the first minister and the affec- 
tion that his parish will always entertain for 
him. 

CLASS OF 1873 

Hon. Augustus F. Moulton delivered an 
address on the Influence the Country Church 
and Pastor have had on the Life and Devel- 
opment of the State at the recent centennial 
of the Maine Missionary Society held at 
Flallowell. 

CLASS OF 1898 

R. L. Wiggin of Rockland, Me., is Super- 
intendent of Schools at Falmouth this year. 
He is a graduate of Bowdoin, the Harvard 
Summer School and the Teachers' College. 
He has had considerable experience as a pub- 
lic school teacher, though this is his first posi- 
tion as a principal. 



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CLASS OF 1899 
The engagement of Clifton A. Towle to 
Miss Annie L. Stratton of Laconia, N. H., is 
announced. 

CLASS OF 1900 
J. A. Hamlin, of Topsham, is principal of 
the Oldtovvn High School this year. 

.CLASS OF 1901 
Herbert D. Stewart of Richmond, Me., is 
principal of the Oxford High School this 
year. He was principal of the High School 
in his own town for four years. 

CLASS OF 1902 
William E. Wing of North Anson has been 
elected principal of the High School at 
Presque Isle. He is a graduate of the college 
in the Class of 1902 and has taken a post- 
graduate course at Harvard. He taught in 
Dixfield for three years and was the principal 
of the East Corinth Academy. 

CLASS OF 1905 
Rev. Charles P. Cleaves was the author of 
the centennial poem delivered at the celebra- 
tion of the establishment of the Maine Mis- 
sionary Society. 



FRANK E. KENDRIE 



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Boston Symphony orchestra. Orchestra furnished for concerts, 
receptions, dances, etc. 
For terms, etc., address BETA THETA PI HOUSE. 



See pie HM a Position 

I want to have a personal talk with every Bowdoln College 
1907 man who will be in the market for a good ijositlou m 
business or technical work on or after July 1st. 

If you will call and see me at the Brunswick House at any 
time to suit your convenience from May 4th to 5th, inclusive 
taflernoon or evening) I can tell you frankly just what the 
prospects are of securing the sort of position you want and are 
titte(l to fill. I can give you full information concerning a great 
many of the best opportunities for young college meu in all 
lines of work in the United States and several foreign co'intries. 

It will pay you, I feel sure, to see me before deciding 
definitely what to do after graduation. 

A. S. POND, JR., 

Representing HAPQOOD'S 

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COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 



The fifty-fourth session of this College of Medicine 
begins December J, J906, and continues seven months. 

A New Building with 

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Commodious Lecture Halls, 
Pleasant Recitation Rooms, 

Every Facility for Instruction. 



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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, OCTOBER i8, 1907 



NO. 12 



FOOTBALL 

Amherst, 17; Bowdoin, o. 

Last Saturday Amherst defeated Bowdoin 
on Pratt Field, Amherst, by the score of 17 to 
o. Amherst made most of her gains by for- 
ward passes and thru the line. Bowdoin's 
line did not seem to hold well, but this was 
probably due to the fact that Amherst's line 
outweighed her. Amherst's backs played 
well, but Bowdoin's backfield was fully as fast, 
working like clock-work. The first touch- 
down was made on a forward pass, Keith mak- 
ing the score. Atwood followed with another 
touchdown, after a brilliant run around Bow- 
doin's right end. During the rest of the half 
there was much punting, neither side being 
able to make gains. 

In the second half Bowdoin played a snap- 
pier game. Besides holding Amherst down to 
one touchdown, many gains were made thru 
Amherst's line. In this half Lee succeeded in 
breaking thru the Amherst line and made 
thirty yards before he was downed. 

The summary: 

Amherst. Bowdoin. 

Keating, I.e r.e., Crowley (Capt.) 

Kilbourne, l.t r.t., Cummings (Hinkley) 

Buck, l.g r.g., Sewall 

Gildersleeve (Capt.) c c, Boynton 

Rogers ( Mulry ) , r.g l.g., Ready 

» Mulry (Haldeman), r.t l.t., Newman 

Keith (Graves), r.e I.e., Wandkte 

Curby, q.b q.b., Gould 

Shattuck (Dietrick), l.h.b r.h.b., Manter 

Atwood, r.h.b l.h.b., Phipps 

Smith (Campbell) f.b f.b., Lee 

Score — Amherst 17, Bowdoin 0. Touchdowns — 
Keith, Atwood, Shattuck. Goals from touchdowns 
— Curby 2. Referee — Pendleton of Bowdoin. 
Umpire — Van-Tine of Trinity. Time — 13-minute 
halves. 



NORTHFIELD CONFERENCE 

Last June Bowdoin sent a regular delega- 
tion to the Y. M. C. A. Conference of the 
Eastern and Canadian Colleges which is held 
annually at Northfield, Mass. The delegation 
consisted of J. F. Morrison, '08, L. F. Tim- 
berlake, '09, M. P. Cushing, '09, and H. H. 
Burton, '09. The other Maine colleges were 



also represented, and the whole delegation 
from the State numbered over thirty, includ- 
ing delegates . from several preparatory 
schools. There were present at the confer- 
ence over 600 men, the three largest delega- 
tions being from Yale, Harvard, and Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania, with about 175, 125, and 
75 representatives respectively. 

The conference lasted from June 28 to July 
7. Most of the students slept in tents and ate 
in the large dining halls, which were the halls 
of the Northfield Seminary, on the grounds of 
which the conference is held. Every morn- 
ing there was a program consisting of Mission 
Study classes — one of the most popular of 
which was an excellent course by a man who 
has worked for eight years in the New York 
slums, Bible Study classes led by experienced 
students, and at eleven o'clock a general meet- 
ing where some speaker addressed the whole 
conference. The afternoons were devoted 
entirely to sports — the Maine delegation show- 
ing up best in the baseball series in which the 
all-Maine team reached the semi-finals. In 
the evening short outdoor meetings were held 
at which talks are given on "Life Work," and 
later a general meeting was again held and 
addressed by some good speakers. 

The conference was something entirely dif- 
ferent from anything which takes place any- 
where else, and was made something worth 
while to every student, because the speakers 
were very strong, and the type of college man 
present, was not the mollycoddle but the man 
who has some honest purpose. The confer- 
ence was valuable to the delegates who went 
from Bowdoin, and all the '09 men are plan- 
ning to go again this spring, with as many 
more as may be interested. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION MEETING 

The first meeting of the Christian Associa- 
tion was held in Banister Hall, Thursday even- 
ing, Oct. 10. A large body of undergraduates 
assembled to listen to Prof. Chapman's talk 
on : "Three Things a College Community 
Can Expect of a Christian." He took the 



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tliree qualities of brotlierly love, manliness, 
and godliness and froni these developed an 
ideal coKege community. The talk was fol- 
lowed by a short business meeting in which 
resolutions were passed on ]\Iorrison and Lee, 
the former president and vice-president of the 
association. Then followed election of officers. 
Purington, 'o8, was elected president, and 
the executive and other committees were 
appointed. 



Willinm H. Cliapin. Walter E. Lowell, WilliAm H. 
Callilian, Edward Skcltoii, Charles Byles, Philip 
Kmiball. 

Bet.\ Theta Pi 
From 1911: Harold Hine, Paul Hine, Edward 
Kern, John Cartland, Harold Burnhani, Lawrence 
Davis, Walter Emerson, Alton Pope, Harold Bick- 
more, James Curtis. 



FRATERNITY INITIATES 

The list of initiates for the fraternities is given 
below. The annual initiation occurs on Wednesday, 
October 23. Adjourns will be granted on the Thurs- 
day tnorning following. 

Alpha Delta Phi 
Wilbur C. Caldwell, Arthur C. Gibson, x\lgernon 
T. Gibson, Joseph C. White, Harold S. White, Law- 
rence P. Parkman, Hugh W. Hastings, Harrison 
L. Robinson, F. Humphrey Purington, William H. 
Clifford, Edward H. Weatherill, Stanley W. Pierce, 
Chester E. Kellogg, Francis T. Donnelly. 

Psi Upsilon 

From 1908: Fred L. Pennell. 

From 1911: Benjamin Partridge, Leon Conway, 
Melville Gould, Charles B. Hawes, Gardner Sanford, 
Philip W. Meserve, Edward B. Daly, Oliver T. San- 
born, Edward C. Hawkes, Arthur H. Cole, Donald 
Redfern, E. Baldwin Smith. 

Delta Kappa Epsilon 
From 1910: P. H. Williams. 
From 191 1 : William C. Allen, Melville C. Aubery, 

F. U. Burkett, John J. Devine, E. G. Fifield, James 

G. B. McKusick, J. M. Pierce, Robert M. Lawless, 
Harry L. Wiggin, Phillip H. Hansen, Alden S. 
Hitchborn. 

Zeta Psi 
Fred C. Black, Read Horsman, William Haggety, 
Frank Burns, Charles Dinsmore, Scribner Hyler, 
Stetson H. .Hussey, Folsani Merrill, Keith Pierson, 
Charles D. Robbins, George Torsney. 

Theta Delta Chi 

From 1910: Harold P. Marsh. 

F.om 1911; Linwood E. Clark, Alonzo G. Dennis, 
James H. Files, Orrison P. Haley, George W. Howe, 
George C. Kaulbach. Horace H. Watson, Harold P. 
Whitmore, Harold P. Marston, Frank P. Richards. 

Delta Upsilon 
From 1910: James Hubbard, Thomas C. Phelps. 
From 191 1 : Maurice P. Hill, Abraham Somes, 
Harrison M. Berry, Alfred W. Johnson, Richard 
W. Sullivan, Waldo T. Skillin, Andrew C. Swan, 
■ DeForrest Weeks, Percy C. Matthews, Robert Brad- 
ford, Edward J. Palmer, William Noyes. 

Kj\ppa Sigm.\ 
From 191 1 : Charles Oxnard, Roland Waite, Ben- 
jamin K. Phipps, George Barton, Vyndel A. Hewes, 



THE SOPHOMORES DEFEAT THE FRESHMEN 

The Sophomores took the Freshmen into camp in 
the second game of the series held between the 
two classes. The final score was 13 to 5 and it was 
a significant indication of the looseness which char- 
acterized the entire game. Pearson, who went into 
the box for the Freshmen, passed the first three men 
who faced him and then the Sophomores by bunch- 
ing their hits scored four runs before the Freshmen 
got fairly awake. The second inning was a practi- 
cal repetition of the first, by some excellent base run- 
ning and some timely hitting the Sophomores added 
three more runs to their score. At this point the 
Freshmen gathered themselves together and in their 
half of the third they tallied two runs. Clifford 
who replaced Pearson, proved more effective and 
the game proceeded on more even terms until the 
eighth when the first year men again went to pieces 
and allowed the Sophomores to score heavily. 
Hobbs for the Sophomores pitched a strong game. 
He kept his hits well scattered, passed but few men 
and backed by some snappy team work, he was 
always invincible at critical periods. Score by 
innings : 

1911 o o 2 I o I o I — 5 

, 1910 4 3 I I I o o 3 —13 

Batteries — Pearson, Clifford and Clarke. Hobbs 
and Eastman. Umpire — Sparks. 



'68 PRIZE SPEAKERS 

The following is the list of the speakers from 
1908 who will compete in the Class of 1868 Prize 
Speaking. Six men are chosen from the Senior 
Class, based on excellence in writing and speaking 
English. The speaking takes place during the mid- 
dle of January : 

Joseph Albert Davis. 

Albert Trowbridge Gould. 

Arthur Harold Ham. 

George Palmer Hyde. 

.Arthur Lincoln Robinson. 

Carl Merrill Robinson. 



WARNING TO FRESHMEN 

As is very we'.I known the scholarship 
requirements for Freshmen at Bowdoin are 
very strict, for those who desire to take part 
in any form of athletics whatsoever. As so 
many fellows are debarred every year from 
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lowing brief summary of the rules in regard 
to Freshmen. We give free warning that 
these rules are strictly enforced and no excep- 
tion is ever permitted. No athlete need think 
that any consideration will be shown him, no 
matter how important a factor he is. Just 
remember the following: 

A review of all Freshmen classes are he'.d 
six weeks after the opening of the term. Any 
first year man who is low in any one subject 
at this time is debarred from football and all 
fall sports. A man may be debarred if he is 
lozv, he does not necessarily have to be below 
passing. 

If a first year man flunks one course at the 
mid-years he is debarred from all athletics in 
the spring. This applies to second team, as 
well as the first team in baseball. 

Remember these rules. They are simple 
enough. And also remember, if you do flunk 
a subject, there is no possible way for you to 
make it up, and to represent the college or 
the class. Take warning in time, that you 
may have no necessity for saying that "you 
didn't know about it." 

Of course if a man is warned at the mid- 
term examinations, and then passes every- 
thing at the mid-years, he is eligible for the 
spring. If a Freshman flunks A.gebra, he 
must get enough rank in his geometry to make 
his average come above passing in order to 
take part in any spring athletics. These are 
the summary of the rules. 



ORIENT COMPETITION 

Notice is given that the annual competition 
for positions on the editorial board of the 
Orient will commence next week. The pres- 
ent volume is completed in March and new 
members will be taken on to the staff at that 
time. The competition is open essentially to 
members of the Freshman Class, although 
there will be one Sophomore added to the 
editors. As there are a number of vacancies 
to be filled, a large number of Freshmen 
should enter the competition. Those desiring 
to consider themselves as candidates should 
hand their names to the editor-in-chief as 
soon as possible. The selection of the board 
is based on the quantity and quality of the 
work done. Candidates should hand in mat- 
ter every week, mainly college notes. Also 
they will be assigned special write-ups from 
time to time. At least three editorials are to 
be submitted, and one shall be printed. 



Orient copy has to be sent up to the printer's 
on Monday or Tuesday evenings. Copy may 
be left at Room ii, South Winthrop Hall, 
before 9.30 p.m. on either of these days. It is 
hoped that a large number of 1911 men will 
appear as candidates for the college news- 
paper. 



BUGLE PRIZES 

It has been decided to offer three prizes, 
which shall be open to anyone who is not on 
the board — whether an undergraduate or 
member of the faculty. The prizes are to be 
awarded as follows : 

Three dollars for the best "limerick" on 
any member of the faculty. 

Two dollars for the best "grind" — other 
than a limerick — on any member of the 
faculty. 

Two dollars for the best prose write-up, 
similar to those in the 1908 Bugle, of any 
member of the Class of 1909. 

The prizes will be awarded by vote of the 
board, especial favor being given to original 
ideas. All articles should be typewritten, and 
handed to some member of the board before 
March i, 1908, at the latest, and it is hoped 
that the articles will be submitted as soon as 
possible. 



DRAMATIC CLUB 

At the meeting of the Dramatic Club held 
on Tuesday evening in Banister Hall, it was 
decided to hold the first rehearsal for the cast 
of characters on Friday evening at 6.45 in the 
Y. .M. C.A. room, with Miss Curtis and two 
members of the faculty as judges. The faculty 
has granted the club permission to make its 
first trip with the possible permission of fur- 
ther trips later. The play to be presented this 
season is "Half Back Sandy" and will proba- 
bly be given first at Bangor, Rockland and 
Farmington. The same play was presented 
by the Colby Dramatic Club last season with 
ereat success. 



THE CHOIR 

The men in the college choir this year are 
as follows : 

From the Class of 1908, Foss ; from 1909, 
Brown; from 1910, Stephens, Stone, Draper, 
Morss, Davie, Crosby, Crowell, Sanborn, Wil- 
son and Matthews; from 191 1, Whittemore, 
Richards, Davis, Kellogg and Parkman. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, igo8 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J, NEWMAN, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



ASSOCIATE Editors 



H. H. BURTON, Igog 
J. J. STAHL, 1909 
K. R. TEFFT, igog 



W. E. ROBINSON, 
W. E. ATWOOD, i( 
THOMAS OTIS, igi 



NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 



Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 
Lewiston Journal Press 

Vol. XXXVII. OCTOBER 18, 1907 No. 12 

~ ., The Orient in its edito- 

To Newspaper • , ,■ ., . , 

^ . . rial pohcy this year does 

Correspondents . ^ ■' ^ ,•' , 

not purpose to be general 

and vague in the subjects for treatment, but 

rather if it does find something upon which 

comment is necessary, to speak out sharply 

and decisively. Along this line we desire once 

again to advance an opinion in regard to the 

way that news of Bowdoin is reported among 

the neighboring papers. Nothing is more 

injurious to the name of the college than the 

methods that some people take to advertise it. 

For instance, there was the large picture which 

appeared in a certain paper of the Freshmen 

taken down street. The publisher of this was 

probably not a student in Bowdoin, it does not 

seem to the Orient that a student in college 

could possib'y have lack of realization enough 

to permit the circulation of such a sample, but 

this is just an example of some of the stories 

that are permitted to get around in regard to 

the college. This evil of bad reports going 



out as news is probably something that will 
never be stopped. As long as some men think 
wholly of space anything will be sent out that 
can be counted up as news. There are, how- 
ever, two statements that we do desire to make 
in regard to this, first that the Orient hear- 
tily condemns a'l such reports, and cordially 
requests those who write for all papers to use 
every discretion and thought. And then again 
we urge the undergraduate body to take par- 
ticular care that all student activities that may 
be misrepresented be carefully confined to the 
campus, so that no garbled accounts of what 
we are doing be permitted to be circulated 
through the papers of the State. We are not 
like Dowie, "damning the reporters," but we 
are asking them to show some sense. 



Quill subscriptions are 

An Old Subject usually like a case of 

Mentioned Again the m e a s 1 e s — carefully 

avoided. When last year's 
Quill manager made the rounds of the college 
recently to collect back subscriptions, he found 
the doors all locked in the ends and nobody at 
home at the fraternity houses. Investigation 
revealed a half dozen men concealed in the 
attic, another half-dozen buried in the coal 
bin, and every closet inhabited by those seek- 
ing to avoid the searching eye of the co'lector. 
That this condition exists is a misfortune 
for the Quill manager and at the same time it 
hardly speaks well for the spirit of the college. 
There is probably not a man in college who 
will not agree that the Quill is a good thing, 
and yet that same man will be found in the 
coa! bin when he thinks his Qxiill is going to 
cost him a dollar. He will go down on the 
athletic field and howl a whole afternoon 
about the Bowdoin spirit, and yet he will 
dodge a Quill subscription as readily as a duck 
will shed water. Fie is undoubtedly a good 
rooter and his financial support of the athletic 
teams will be good, but his Bowdoin spirit is 
one-sitled. 



The football management 
Concerning Football feels that the student body 
has not given it proper 
support this year in regard to football sub- 
scriptions. Football is by far the most expen- 
sive line of athletics that we have here at Bow- 
doin and it needs the enthusiastic support of 
every Bowdoin man. Nearly one-third of the 
students here have either refused to subscribe 



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or have put off those soliciting subscriptions 
by saying "I can't afford it." Every man can 
give a little, however small, to support this 
line of college activity. It is as much a fel- 
low's duty to support athletics in college as it 
is for him to meet any of the obligations 
which a college course demands. 

The management is in particularly hard 
financial standing this year, as it has had 
to fit out with entirely new goods nearly every 
man on the squad. Every student knows that 
in order to do good work a football man must 
have good suits and good shoes, but athletic 
goods are expensive and tlie management 
must have money in order to fit out the men 
properly. Every fellow who has been out for 
football will testify that the manaeement has 
done its utmost to give the men the very best 
of everything. 

In many colleges a certain sum of money to 
support athletics is charged on the students' 
term bills. Here student subscriptions have 
been entirely voluntary, but the fellows have 
always shown a true Bowdoin spirit in back- 
ing the college teams. Now some of the stu- 
dents act as if it were a personal insult to 
approach them for money to support athletics. 
It is not for the management itself but for the 
interests of the team that we plead the sup- 
port of the students. 

BOWDOIN'S PINES 

Many People Worried at Report that the 
Famous Pines of Bowdoin Are Being 
Destroyed by Blight — Interview with 
Professor Lee. 

A report has been current in the papers 
during the past week to the effect that the 
blight that is attacking the pine forests of 
the State of Maine has spread to the famous 
Bowdoin trees and that destruction threatens 
them. Professor Austin Gary, of the Har- 
vard University Forestry School, and Profes- 
sor Leslie A. Lee have both been talked with 
in regard to the matter. While there is a cer- 
tain disease which seems to be attacking the 
trees, both these experts seem to think that it 
is due principally to climatic conditions and 
eventually a cure will be discovered. The 
Orient most assuredly hopes that some rem- 
edy will be found as any injury to the "Bow- 
doin Pines" would be a sad blow indeed. 

Professor Lee says in regard to this mat- 
ter: 

"The government expert at Washington 
who has made a study of the tops of pine 



trees is of the opinion that the blight which 
has struck our trees is due to climatic con- 
ditions. The expert at Washington who has 
made a special study of the roots of pines is 
also of this opinion. If this is true we can no 
doubt successfully wrestle with the matter. 
In fact, it is one which will probably correct 
itself. 

"Recently we have had specimens of pine 
trees sent from the western part of the state 
which were infected by a maggot, but this 
is not the trouble with the Bowdoin pines, or 
of many other pine trees which are diseased. 
The trees on the Bowdoin grounds, as well 
as in some other parts of the State, turn yel- 
low, and there is a fungus in the tops. It is 
this condition which is being studied. 

"The government experts are taking an 
unusual interest in this matter, and are ask- 
ing for help from all who may have any 
information to communicate. Prof. Austin 
Gary, the Harvard University expert, and 
myself are doing all we can to assist in the 
matter, and we shall be glad to have any sug- 
gestions and information from any source. 

"Of course, the alumni and friends of Bow- 
doin are very anxious about the matter, as the 
loss of the famous trees about which 
Longfellow and Hawthorne sang and other 
famous men have written, would be greatly 
regretted. Their loss would also be a source 
of regret to all Maine people, who instinctively 
connect the 'whispering pines' with its old and 
loved institution of learning. We hope before 
long to have information which will be more 
definite, and trust that it will be of an encour- 
aging" nature. 

"If a blight had struck the college pines it 
also no doubt has extended to pines in other 
parts of the State. A disease which would 
cause the death of the thousands of pine trees 
in the State would be a great calamity. It 
would mean a large financial loss, as these 
trees are of great value at present, and their 
value increases from year to year. 

"The people of Maine, I feel sure, can rest 
assured that the experts of the government 
forestry department are doing all possible to 
find the real cause of the disease, and to 
ascertain if possible the proper remedy." 



PRESS CLUB 

At various intervals during past years 
Press Clubs have been formed at college by 
the representatives of the various newspapers 
among the undergraduates. Once again a 



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movement seems to be on foot to start such a 
club. Such an organization is capable of 
doing considerable good. No one thing does 
more harm to the college than the pernicious 
reports that are permitted to be published in 
the papers. If some club can be formed which 
will render its members individual aid and at 
the same time refrain from printing such 
specimens of journalistic ventures as have at 
times appeared, much good might be done. 
The Orient most heartily hopes that such a 
club will be formed and some actual good will 
be accomplished. 



PUBLIC HAZING AT INITIATION 

Much discussion has arisen this fall, in 
regard to the recommendation of the faculty 
that all public parades and features be omitted 
this year as a feature of the fraternity initia- 
tions. Many complaints have come to the 
college from this source. It is hoped that this 
year all such exhibitions will be dispensed 
with which tend towards giving the college a 
bad name. The parading of Freshmen 
through the streets and in particular at the 
railroad station does no good and in many 
cases has worked distinct harm to Bowdoin. 
Delegates from each fraternity unanimously 
voted to recommend that all such features be 
omitted this year. A committee, composed 
of Professors Robinson, Mitchell and Foster, 
addressed the fo'.lowing letter to the Inter- 
Fraternity Council, which the Orient pub- 
lishes : 

September 27, 1907. 
To the Intcrfratcrnity Council: 

Gentlemen : As chairman of a commit- 
tee of the faculty appointed to consider cer- 
tain matters relating to the welfare of the 
college, I have been recjuested by the faculty 
to ask you to consider the question of the 
public hazing of those who are to be taken in- 
to the dififerent fraternities. 

It is the unanimous feeling of the faculty 
that such exhibitions as have taken place in 
the last few years, a few days before the ini- 
tiation of new members, are a district injury 
to the cohege and to all that is best in the 
fraternity life. 

I do not need to go into details at this 
time. I simply ask you, in the name of the 
faculty, to discuss the matter, feeling sure that 
as a result of such discussion, you will devise 



means to confine all initiation exercises here- 
after to the chapter houses themselves. 

Congratulating you upon the formation of 
this council, and thanking you for the privi- 
lege of addressing it, 

I am, yours very truly, 

F. C. Robinson. 



CHEERING 

The Orient has noticed this fall what 
seems to be a serious falling off in the way the 
undergraduate body supports the football 
team at the games. There seems to be very 
little interest taken in the matter of cheering. 
Whether the team is winning or losing, the fel- 
lows in the grandstand should do their part. 
They should show their confidence in the cap- 
tain and team, giving their support by cheer- 
ing. By cheering we mean, not shouting and 
giving the college cheers when our team 
makes a good play, but keeping it up through 
the whole game no matter which side has the 
better of it. Oftentimes this may make all the 
difference between a defeat and a victory. 
Anyone who has played upon a team of any 
sort knows how much it means to feel that 
he has the support of the whole student body. 
There is another thing which the Orient 
wishes to call to the attention of its readers. 
This is that there is an effort on foot to organ- 
ize a college band for the games. Every one 
unite to make this a success. And remember, 
all come down to the field, Saturday, and 
cheer! 



CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING 

This fall, for the first time, Bowdoin will 
held a cross country race with another college. 
This event will come off the ' first of next 
month and will be run over a course here in 
Brunswick. The team will consist of six men. 
There is the possibility of the team's winning 
their B's if they beat Bates. All who want to 
compete for this team should join the cross 
country squad which runs from the gymna- 
sium every afternoon. In addition to this 
there will be a hare and hound race twice 
a week. So far there have been only eight 
men out and more are needed. The men who 
ran Saturday were A. L. Robinson and N. S. 
Weston, hares ; and Thompson, Timberlake, 
G. M. Pierce, Slocum, Colbath and H. L. Rob- 
inson, hounds. 



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Freshman track meet with Bates Oct. 26. 

A number of Freshmen are singing in the chapel 
choir. 

There is an unusually large class in Math. 3 this 
year. 

R. I. Carney, '07, was on the campus a few days 
last week. 

Dartmouth plays the University of Maine to-mor- 
row in Portland. 

H. E. Mitchell, '07, a former Orient editor, is 
going to Harvard Law this year. 

H. L. Smith, '09, and H. E. Weeks, '10, spent last 
Sunday with friends in Bowdoinham. 

Lorenzo W. Baldwin, who graduated last spring, 
is studying law at Columbia University. 

Timberlake and Crosby who had their legs 
sprained in football are nearly recovered. 

Weeks, Wing, Kimball and Guptill, '10, are com- 
peting for assistant managership of the Quill. 

McDade, '09, centre on last year's football team, 
is coaching the Edward Little team of Auburn. 

Carl R. Green, ex-'oQ, who is now coaching the 
Kent's Hill football team, was here last Wednesday. 

H. L. Robinson was elected Freshman track cap- 
tain and Emerson manager at a class meeting last 
week. 

Bailey, Colbath and Kimball, '10, are the three 
sophomores trying for assistant managership of the 
Orient. 

Pottle, A. L. Smith, and Voter, all of '09, have 
gone to Farmington to work during the apple-pick- 
ing season. 

The first game in the Maine Intercollegiate Foot- 
ball series will be pla3red in Lewiston to-morrow, 
when Bates will meet Colby. 

The Medical School opens a week from to-day. 
Several of the "Medics" are back now, doing work 
in bacteriology and dissection. 

Last Saturday Brunswick High was beaten in an 
exciting game of football by Bliss Business College 
of Lewiston, the score being ii-io. 

S. G. Hale}', '07, and L. D. Mincher, '07, who 
accepted a position in the International Banking 
Corporation, sailed for London last Saturday. 

Mr. Jump promises that he will organize his 
snowshoe club again this year. All Freshmen are 
urged to join, for the sake of the exercise. 

Brewster, '09, and Atwood, '09, went to Lewis- 
ton, Wednesday night, to make arrangements for 
the Bowdoin-Bates Freshman dual track meet and 
the cross-country run. 

The hours of the Secretary of the Faculty have 
been changed from what they were last year. He 
is now in his office Mondays 1 1. 30-12. 30, Wednes- 
days 9-10, Saturdays 8.30-9.30. 

The acquisitions made to the Art Collection of the 
college during the past summer are a Longfellow 
Centenary Medal and ' a Roman coin of the time 
of Caligula, 37 or 41 A.D. This Roman coin is of 
the first bronze, of choice workmanship and of great 
value. Both are on exhibition at the Art Building. 



Edgar F. Sewall, '09, and Percy G. Bishop, '09, are 
attending the national convention of the Delta Upsi- 
lon Fraternity at The University of Minnesota, as 
delegates from the Bowdoin Chapter. 

October i6_. Professor Robinson was in South 
Paris to testify in the Everett murder trial. He 
has also been retained as expert for the town of 
Kittery in the Water District hearing. 

The Maine Campus makes the observation that in 
the Bowdoin-Harvand game the score was the 
smallest that a Maine College ever held Harvard to; 
even eclipsing the 6-0 score of the Maine-Harvard 
game in 1903. 

The new courses in mechanical drawing, descrip- 
tive geometry, and surveying are proving very popu- 
lar. Twenty students have elected the first two men- 
tioned, white in surveying which is elective for 
Seniors eight men have enrolled. 

Bowdoin's Pines are turning yellow and there is a 
fungus in the tops. Professor Lee and Professor i^ 
Austin Cary, the Harvard University expert, are 
making a Study of the trees, with a view of finding 
the proper remedy to save them. 

All students who take the Quill are urged to pay 
their subscriptions promptly. It is rather hard to 
collect these and it seems to be growing harder. 
This should not be. Remember that the Quill is an 
undergraduate activity and should receive proper 
support as such. 

All members who expect to graduate with or who 
entered college with the Class of 1909 will please 
give their Bugle photographs to R. H. Files on or 
before Dec. 15, as the engraving this year will prob- 
ably be done outside of the State and all cuts must 
be in at an early date. 

The gift from the daughters of Longfellow, estab- 
lishing a post-graduate scholarship enables the 
faculty to offer $500 this year and next, available 
for a member of -the Class of 1908 and for 1909. 
The student having the advantage of this scholar- 
ship can pursue graduate work in some other col- 
lege or abroad. The work to be done will be in 
English or General Literature. 

At the annual meeting of the American Public 
Health Association held the first of this month at 
Atlantic City, N. J., Professor Robinson, represent- 
ing Maine, was chairman of the program commit- 
tee and was chosen chairman of a committee which 
is to revise the constitution of the association dur- 
ing- the coming year. The convention was very 
pleasantly entertained in Atlantic City which has 
some of the best appointed hotels in the United 
States, and which thoroughly understands the art 
of making a convention go smoothly. The discus- 
sion was by the most prominent men from all over 
the country and this year public health subjects 
were considered which were not so closely con- 
nected with specific infectious diseases as such top- 
ics usually are. Some of the subjects considered 
were streets, immigration, the health of school chil- 
dren in large cities. At the banquet held one night 
Professor Robinson was chairman and toast-master. 



FACULTY NOTES 

Prof. William T. Foster attended the New Eng- 
land Association of College Professors held in Bos- 
ton Oct. 11-12. 



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Professor G. T. Files will be present at the New 
England Association of Colleges and Preparatory 
Schools to be held at Bangor, Oct. 24-27. 

The fourteenth annual meeting of the Maine 
Library Association will be held in Portland, Oct. 
17-18. Prof. George T. Little is scheduled to speak 
on : "If I had but a Hundred a Year." 



ELIJAH KELLOQQ'S WORKS 

Springfield REruBLiCAN Apologizes for Statement 
THAT This Author's Boy Heroes are Unnat- 
ural. 

An article appeared during the summer in the 
Springfield Republican, in the course of which the 
fiction of Elijah Kellogg was referred to and his 
works were classed, with Horatio Alger, Jr.'s, as 
having unnatural boy heroes. W. F. Gregory, of 
Lothrop, Lee and Shepard called the attention of 
the paper to the error of this statement, and it is 
interesting to note that the paper realized the inad- 
vertent mistake it had made. Apology is extended 
in the following manner : 

"The 'villain of the tale, either a rich and respect- 
able squire or the sneaky son of such a man,' does 
not fit the 'Elm Island' series. Mr. Kellogg 
described the life of boys, and also of the whole 
citizenry of the Maine coast in the days just after 
the Revolution, and then a little farther on, in 
graphic simplicity. There was the clearing of the 
land, the farming and the hunting and the^ fishing, 
and enterprises in sailing to other countries with 
furs that the young men got by trapping, etc., — 
the American seaboard marine and the Navy of 
1812 we:e manned by these hardy youth of the 
coast. 

"But nothing save clean manliness is to be found 
in Parson Kellogg's books, and much moral force, ■ 
also, in the reclamation of reckless youth from evil 
habits, and the enlargement of strong-fibered life in 
those who did well. The 'smart boy,' who accom- 
plishes impossible results in the midst of city tempta- 
tions and gets to the top, is not one of Mr. Kel- 
logg's heroes. Of course, if one undertakes to write 
the story of a lot of choice boys in a primitive set- 
tlement, he is bound to make them better and abler 
than they perhaps were. 'Elm Island' is a bit ideal, 
but it is not vulgar. There was an inadvertence. 
The beloved old author of the orations of Sparta- 
cus and Regulus, the faithful pastor of Harpswell 
for half a century, was not a human-nature faker." 



HEBRON 26, BOWDOIN SECOND 

On Saturday, the 12th, Bowdoin's second eleven 
lost to Hebron Academy by a score of 26-0. The 
playing on both sides was clean and fast, but the 
home team vastly outweighed its opponents. The 
second eleven, however, deserves great credit for its 
rally in the second half when it rushed the ball 
close to Hebron's goal and prevented her from 
scoring again. 

Bowdoin won the kick-off but with the aid of 
Stacey, Hebron rushed the ball repeatedly for touch- 
downs. 

Nulty of Bowdoin, who missed the early train, 
arrived in time for the second half when he substi- 
tuted for Wakefield, doing splendid work. 

The game was played in 20- and is-minute halves. 



CLASS GROUP PICTURES 

Arrangements are being made with Webber 
to take group pictures of the several classes 
on the Art Building steps. These pictures are 
being taken especially for the Bugle, but 
everyone desiring a photograph will be able 
to buy one of Webber. It is hoped that a'.l 
the classes will organize as soon as possible so 
that the groups may be taken. This is an 
excellent idea, carried out in other colleges, 
and it is most earnestly hoped that when the 
time for the taking of these pictures does 
come, every member of each class will be in 
attendance, as they will be attractive memen- 
toes of a college course, but mementoes that 
will decrease just so much in value for each 
man who is not present. 



COLLEGE ORCHESTRA 

A college orchestra is being organized by Philip 
Morse, '10. Blanks have been posted at the various 
fraternity houses and all men who play or who have 
ever played a musical instrument are requested to 
sign their names on them. So far about twenty-five 
names have been handed in. To make an organiza- 
tion of the kind thoroughly successful the full and 
hearty support of a large number of men is 
required. 

The men out are as follows : 

First violins, F. T. Smith, '08; Wentworth, '09; 
Callahan, '11; Merrill, '11; Kellogg, '11; Burkett, 
'11. 

Second violins, Pierce, '11; Curtis, '11; Marston, 
'11. 

Cornets, Manter, '09; W. E. Atwood, '10; Swan, 
'11; Hubbard, 'ii ; F. T. Richards, '11; Taylor, '11. 

Clarinets, Kern, '11; Whittemore, '11. 

'Cello, Bridge, '09. 

Trombone, R. W. Smith, '10. 

Drums, H. Smith, '09; Matthews, '10. 

A band will also be organized utilizing the men 
above named who play either brass instruments or 
drums. 

If the orchestra is successful, the faculty will 
grant it permission to make out-of-town engage- 
ments. 



FRESHMAN TRACK TEAM 

Captain H. L. Robinson reports that the outlook 
for a strong Freshmen track team is very good 
this fall. With a large class to pick from and the 
help of Coach Morrill and Captain Atwood of the 
'varsity, it seems as if 191 1 ought to turn out a 
team which will win from Bates 191 1. The 
meet will take place at Lewiston, on October 26. 
Freshmen are urged to come down to the field 
every afternoon and try out for something. Often 
a good track man is developed out of a candidate 
who has never done anything in track athletics. All 
men have a chance to make something of them- 
selves in this branch of college athletics, heavy men 
in the weights, long-legged men in the runs and 
so on. 



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So far there have been fifteen or twenty men at 
the field every afternoon. In the sprints there are 
Allen, Kaulbach, S. W. Pierce, Wiggin, all of whom 
are showing up well. Davis and S. W. Pierce are 
out for the high jump; Allen for the pole vault; 
Kaulbach and Wiggin for the hurdles ; F. H. 
Purington and Cartland for the quarter mile ; H. S. 
White and S. W. Pierce for the broad jump; H. L. 
Robinson and Robbins for the distance runs ; Clif- 
ford, ■ Torsney and Hastings for the weights. The 
team will be composed of about fifteen men. Come 
out 191 1, show your spirit and try to win your 
numerals. 



Hlumni flotes 



CLASS OF '37 
Mrs. Elizabeth Lincoln Talbot, widow of Hon. 
George Foster Talbot of this class, died at her home 
in Portland Sept. 30, 1907. 

CLASS OF '56 
Hon. William Gaslin of Alma, Nebraska, who has 
been spending the summer with his sister, Mrs. Wil- 
liam G. Haskell of Augusta, fell a victim to one of 
the pickpockets that frequent the Union Station at 
Portland. Being jostled in a crowd he afterwards 
discovered the loss of his pocketbook containing 
valuable papers and his ticket to Chicago, besides 
cash for his travelling expenses. Fortunately, he 
had another sura of money on his person, so that 
his journey was merely delayed. 

CLASS OF '89 
"The democrats of Springfield, Mass., regard it 
highly important that the best man obtainable for 
the party and for the city should be the candidate 
for Mayor this year," says the Springfield Repub- 
lican. "Many leading democrats have suggested 
the name of James L. Doherty as the man who 
would offer this qualification and who, even in a 
two-sided contest, would be assured of an election 
if he would accept the nomination. Mr. Doherty is 
a lawyer with a growing business which he feels it 
his duty to attend to, and he feels that there are 
other men in the party better able to handle the 
city's affairs who can better afford the time. He 
would feel that an election to the mayoralty would 
involve a study of the municipal problems that 
would be most exacting and he would not be satis- 
fied to do less than devote his entire energy to 
directing the city's affairs. This he does not feel 
that he can afford to do. 

CLASS OF '94 

The Standard's correspondent at Middleboro, 
Mass., publishes the following under date of Sept. 
21, 1907: 

The call which was recently extended to the Rev. 
Norman McKinnon of Cliftondale to become pas- 
tor of the Central Congregational Church here has 
been accepted, and Mr. McKinnon will assume his 
new duties Oct. 25. 

The pastor-elect is a native of Ayrshire, Scotland, 
removing to this country in 1882. He had received 
his early education in Scotland and when he came 



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He first entered the Boston Classical Institute, now 
known as the Frye Preparatory School, and spent 
three years there. He afterwards took up his stud- 
ies at Bowdoin and was graduated there in 1894. 
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NO. 13 



FOOTBALL 

BowDOiN o, New Hampshire State, 5. 

In a well-played game New Hampshire 
State defeated Bowdoin last Saturday by the 
score of 5-0. This is the first time that New 
Hampshire has ever scored on a Bowdoin 
team. 

In the first half the ball was in Bowdoin's 
territory, being kept there by the fierce line 
bucking of the New Hampshire boys. Their 
backs would buck Bowdoin's line time and 
again, making good gains from tackle to 
tack'e. Towards the close of the half New 
Hampshire was on Bowdoin's one-yard line. 
Twice Bowdoin held, and on the third down 
Cone fumbled, but secured the ball again for 
first down. Penalties brought the ball back on 
Bowdoin's 18-yard line — where McCircle tried 
a goal from the field, but failed. A series of 
punts followed, the half ending with he bal' in 
New Hampshire's possession on her 23-yard 
line. 

In the second ha'f New Hampshire by 
steady line gains thru Bowdoin's left guard 
and tackle, brought the ball across the line. 
Captain Crowley objected to the touchdown, 
claiming that the ball was not across the line, 
but Referee Smith allowed the touchdown on 
the grounds that Bowdoin had pushed the ball 
back after the whistle b'ew. Bowdoin tried 
hard on the next kick-off to score, but New 
Hampshire's line held like a stone-wall. 

The summary : 

N. H. State Bowdoin 

Hammond, l.e r.e., Crowley (Capt.) 

Leonard, l.t : r.t., Cummins 

McCircle, I.g r.g., Abbott 

Chase, c c, Boynton 

Huse, r.g 1 g., Ready 

O'Connor, r.t l.t., Newman 

Sanborn, r.e I.e., Wandtke 

Batchelder (Wilkins), q.b q.b., Gould 

Proud, l.h.b r.h.b, Files 

E. Sanborn, r.h.b l.h.b., Phipps 

Cone, f.b. (Capt.) f.b., Lee 

Score— N. H. 5, Bowdoin o. Touchdown— Cone. 
Umpire— O'Sullivan of Holy Cross. Referee- 
Smith of Darmouth. Time — ^20- and 2S-minute 
periods. 



BOWDOIN VS. COLBY 

First Intercollegiate Football Contest 
To-MoRROW at Waterville — A Large 
Crowd Should Attend. 

To-morrow Bowdoin plays Colby her first 
game in the championship series. To date 
Colby has beaten Kent's Hill and Fort McKin- 
ley by large scores, played New Hampshire 
State to a nothing-nothing score, and last Sat- 
urday beat Bates by a 5-0 score. This latter 
game was a great surprise to fo' lowers of foot- 
ball for to Bates was conceded one of the 
strongest teams a Maine College has ever 
turned out. In 1904 Bowdoin beat Colby, 
52-0, in 1905, 5-0, while last fall Bowdoin was 
played to a standstill, the final score being 0-0. 

Colby will have practica ly the same line-up 
to-morrow as that which met Bates last Sat- 
urday. There will probably be several shifts 
in the Bowdoin line — neither Coach McClave 
nor Captain Crowley feeling satisfied with last 
week's game with New Hampshire. 

The probable line-up : 

Bowdoin. Colby. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., Colton 

Newman, l.t r.t., Smith 

H aley, I.g r.g., Lyons 

Boynton, c ' c, Tidd 

Abbott, r.g I.g., Garrick 

Cummings, r.t l.t., Sherburne 

Crowley, (Capt.), r.e I.e., Kimball 

Gould, q.b q.b., Dwyer 

Phipps, l.h.b r.h.b, Goode 

Files, r.h.b l.h.b. Vail 

Lee, f.b :f.b., Trask 

R. Brown of Harvard will referee the game — 
while the umpire has not been decided on. 



FRESHMAN TRACK 

Bates, 1911, vs. Bowdoin, 191 i, at Lewis- 
ton, To-Morrow. 

Bowdoin, 191 1, will appear to-morrow 
for the first time pitted as a class against 
another body in an athletic contest. Bow- 
doin Freshmen and Bates Freshmen hold 
a meet at Lewiston to-morrow. It must be 
confessed that Bowdoin will be represented 
with but a fair team. The Freshmen have 
shown but very little interest in training for 



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the meet. Every 191 1 man who does not go 
with the college to Waterville should certainly 
travel to Lewiston and encourage his class- 
mates, that the class may seem to have spirit 
in watching an event, if they cannot work for 
it. Captain Atwood and Coach Merri 1 of the 
'varsity will accompany the team. The fol- 
lowing is the team that will represent the 
Bowdoin youngsters : Captain Rob'nson, Half 
Mile and jN'Iile; Wiggin, Hurdles and Pole 
^'ault ; Kaulbach, Sprints; Clifford, Weights; 
E. Davis, Weights and High Jump ; L. Davis, 
Weights and Broad Jump ; Hastings, Weights ; 
Pierce, Broad Jump, High Jump and Plurdles ; 
Aden, Pole Vault and Quarter Mile; Hine, 
Half Mile ; Skillin, Mile ;~Cole, Quarter Mile. 



NO RACE WITH RATES 

Cross Country Run Given Up — Lewiston 
College Wanted Eterything 

Bowdoin will not meet Bates in a cross 
country run this fall. Although the arrange- 
ments here were supposed to be completed, it 
seems that Bates had conceived the idea that 
the cross country run was to be held at the 
same time as the Freshmen Meet at Lewiston. 
Furthermore, our opponents had the impres- 
sion that the race was to be run only by men 
from the three upper classes of each colege! 
Bowdoin had regarded the race in an abso- 
lutely different light. We had prepared for a 
'varsity contest to be held on some other date. 
Inasmuch as no agreement could be reached, 
the race was. declared off. It seems to Bow- 
doin that the fault is certainly not with her. 
We were anxious to win and were even will- 
ing to let Bates have both the Freshmen Meet 
and Cross Country in Lewiston, but certainly 
never did have any understanding that we 
were to debar our Freshmen. If Bowdoin 
liblds an athletic event, she desires that every- 
one shal- take part who can. Just what defi- 
nite advantage Bates considers Bowdoin is 
receiving by running Freshmen more than she 
herself will get, it is impossible to see. At any 
rate, no agreement could be arrived at, so 
Bowdoin will go elsewhere for a cross country 
opponent. The Bowdoin team is still in train- 
ing, and it is hoped that some race will be 
held. 



CROSS COUNTRY 

Bowdoin to Run Tufts .\t Brunswick or 

P0RTL.\ND. 

As the cross country run between Bowdoin 
and Bates has been called off, it has been 
arranged to have one between Bowdoin and 
Tufts. Plans for this are not fully completed 
as yet, but it will probab y take place on Fri- 
day or Saturday of next week, either here or 
in Portland. All who are interested in this 
form of Track Athletics will be glad to 
learn that there will be a run this fa 1 
even though Bates refused to run. It is, of 
course, a good thing for Bowdoin to get into 
active relations with an out of state college 
and, of course, there is a 1 the more induce- 
ment for us to win. Our team has been train- 
ing well this fall and, if they keep it up, we 
will stand a good show of coming out ahead. 
The trials for the team will be held next Mon- 
day or Tuesday. The team will be composed 
of six men, the same as was p anned formerly. 
Tufts has suggested the idea that the race be 
held in Portland at the same time as the foot- 
ba 1 game, as an added feature of interest. 
Such would seem to be an excellent idea, 
although it would scarcelv be practical to run 
on the same afternoon, but a race may be held 
on Saturday morning or even Friday after- 
noon. The plans for the race had not been 
definitely decided when -the Orient went to 
press. There is no doubt but that a race 
will be arranged — Tufts fellows are good 
sportsmen ! Bowdoin will have her hands fu 1 
in this run and hard training will be carried 
on from this time. The following men are 
most prominent among the runners now : Rob- 
inson, '08 ; Weston, '08 ; Stone, '09 ; Timber- 
lake, '08; Slocum, '10; Colbath, '10; R. D. 
Morss, '10; Robinson, '11; Kellogg, '11. All 
the men are good and a fast team will be 
developed. "B's" wid undoubtedly be granted 
if the team wins. 



TALK OF PRESIDENT CHASE TO CHRISTIAN 
ASSOCIATION 

Last Thursday evening the Christian Asso- 
ciation had the p'easure and honor of listen- 
ing to an address delivered by President Chase 
of Bates. 

L'nder the title of "The Problems Of a Col- 
lege Man," he spoke of "The Constructive 
Life," impressing upon the minds of those 
present, by relating episodes of many colleges, 



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especially of Harvard and Bowdoin, that 
purity and magnanimity are most essential in 
the deve'opment of higher and nobler char- 
acters of man. 

Perhaps the part of his address which inter- 
ests us most is the way in which he spoke of 
Bowdoin and Bowdoin men, relating the inci- 
dent of the first college man he met, who hap- 
pened to be a Bowdoin graduate. "That 
man, he said, has made a success of life in 
every way which has been the case of every 
Bowdoin man I have had the pleasure of 
knowing." Then he spoke of the great esteem 
and honor with which he had always held 
Bowdoin and her sons. 

In short, those who heard him were 
pleased, not because he spoke so highly of our 
college, but because he spoke of facts so 
grouped that they were interesting to all who 
were present. 



SUNDAY CHAPEL 

On Sunday last Rev. Charles Cuthbert 
Hall, of Union Seminary, New York, visited 
Brunswick, as the first college preacher of the 
present year. His talk at chapel was espe- 
cially interesting and pertinent. He said in 
part: 

"At your present stage in life there are two 
admonitions of Christ which commend them- 
selves with unusual force. First, the outlook 
into life should be broad and penetrating; and 
second, the actual "launching out" shou d be 
swift and far-reaching. People, nowadays, 
are too prone to spend their lives in the shal- 
lows, too easily satisfied with the local inci- 
dentals of daily existence. 

Men and especially col'ege men, read his- 
tory, appreciate and enjoy the lives and actions 
of those 'whose names are written large,' 
without any especial thought of those who are 
to work and do the things in contemporary 
history. It should be the purpose of college 
men to cast aside this apathetic attitude and 
to fit themselves for the greatest and truest 
trusts of life by launching out early while 
youth's longings are strong. 

In Longfellow and Hawthorne, two of 
Bowdoin's famous sons, we find men who first 
took this broad outlook, and then started 
boldly out. As a result of their timely real- 
ization of youthful possibilities, we have influ- 
ences that are still living and standing for the 
noblest ends and aims." 



SOPHOMORES, 5 ; FRESHMEN, 2 

Bowdoin, 191 i, Upholds the College Tra- 
dition AND Dutifully Loses its Baseball 
Series to the Sophomores. 

The Sophomores won the third and decid- 
ing game in the series with the Freshmen, 
defeating them, 5 to 2, in a most exciting 
game. The Freshmen, though defeated, 
played a remarkably snappy and consistent 
game. In fact, the only uninteresting and 
unequal periods of the entire game were the 
second and fifth innings when each time by 
some timely hitting and a serious error on the 
part of their opponents the Sophomores were 
able to pile up the runs which later won 
them the contest. Hobbs pitched a strong, 
consistent game for the Sophomores and 
it was only as the result of a home run 
by Clifford and an inexcusable f umb e by Ross 
that the Freshmen were able to score at all. 
The feature of the game was a fine one-handed 
catch by Lawless. The score: 

Sophomores 



Ross, ss 

Marsh, 2b 

Wandtke, 3b 

Eastman, c 

Martin, rf 

Evans, ib 

Webster, cf 

Walker, I.f 

Hobbs, p 

Thompson, r.f o 



6 27 6 .2 

Freshmen 

BH PO A E 

CHffo.d, p 2 o 9 

Black, ab 2 4 2 i 

Whitmore, ib ....i 13 o o 

Clarke, c o 4 2 i 

Purington, ss i 2 

Lavvlis, 3b I 2 

Hastings, cf o o o 

Burns, I.f i 000 

Sanford, r.f o o i o 

Pearson, l.t o 000 

Burkett, I.f o o o o 

Hughes,, r.f 000 

7 24 16 2 



Sophomores o 2 o o 3 o o — 5 

Freshmen o o o i i o — 2 



Umpire, Bower, 'og. 



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No. 13 



The Interfraternity ^"""§^ *^ P^'^ ^^*. ^f ^ 

^ ., ' a new col ege organization 

council 1 • , 1 • 1-1 

has come into being which 

bids fair to soften many long standing preju- 
dices, and draw the college community one 
step nearer to its ideal. In the fall of 1906 the 
student body, in view of a long standing want, 
took the initiative and created the body known 
as the "interfraternity council," made up of 

the best bone arid sinew in the eisfht Greek- 
... -^ 

letter societies. 

The flexibility and effectiveness of this 
body was at once demonstrated. It met, not 
sporadically, but regularly and often. Ques- 
tions incapable of so'ution in the individual 
fraternity halls were discussed and settled, not 
in favor of the few, but of all. The different 
policies and aims of the different chapters 
were made known and wexled into a 
harmonious whole. In these and various 
other ways it has proved itself an apt and 
accurate vehicle for the conveyance of stu- 
dent sentiment, as well as for securing uni- 



form and earnest actions on the part of col- 
lege men. 

Since this body possesses the true repre- 
sentative spirit and has proved its efficiency to 
a greater degree than any other undergradu- 
ate organization, it would seem a very politic 
move to place in its hands the powers nomi- 
nally exercised by our defunct jury. This 
latter body has of late years been rather 
unwieldy and indisposed, in fact not once dur- 
ing the past year did the entire jsmy meet to 
consider questions relating to undergraduate 
conduct. Under these circumstances it would 
seem fitting, unless the college intends to hold 
its students in a state- of tutelage, that our 
jurisdictive rights be revived and placed in the 
hands of a body that is just and active. In 
other words "students should be given the 
largest liberty in the conduct of persona', 
affairs, consistent with the dignity and pur- 
pose of the college." 



Freshmen 
in Athletics 



There has been talk among 
some of the men in college 
about a scheme for getting 
more men into ath etics. The scheme as now 
in vogue in some of the New England col- 
leges, is at least worth consideration, and 
appears to be fully worthy of adoption. It is 
for the undergraduate body to compel every 
member of the Freshman Class to go out for 
at least one branch of athletics, and stay out 
for that branch during its whole season. 

Since, even in this year, when we have the 
largest entering class in the history of the col- 
lege, between 85 and 90 per cent, of the men 
here are fraternity men, Bowdoin is unusually 
well situated to carry out such a scheme. 
Each fraternity can see to it that every man in 
its Freshman delegation is out for some 
branch of ath etics, and so pressure may 
easily be brought on over 85 per cent, of the 
Freshman Class. There also might be some 
one upperclassman appointed by each frater- 
nity to see to it that his men got started in the 
ways of the athletic squads, so avoiding 
another common difliculty, that of the unexpe- 
rienced Freshman, who goes to the field a few 
days, does not know what to do, and being 
noticed by no one, gives up athletics without 
even a regular tryout. 

The possibility of the scheme is then evi- 
dent, and the Orient sees only reasons why it 
deserves the hearty backing of every one. 
There will be but few exceptions to the ruling, 
for though there may be many who are not 



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physically abe to play football, or who have 
not the ability to play baseball, yet there is 
scarcely a single college 'man who is unable 
to enter into some branch of track athletics. 
And there is practically no one who will deny 
that a CO lege man is not in better condition 
both mentally and physically for an hour's 
daily exercise such as would result from regu- 
lar training for some branch of athletics. 

Rp-' ' this general advantage to the 

_ . -^ which will be of value to every man 
for his whole life, there is another advantage 
which must not be neglected. This is the 
socia'. life of an athletic squad. On an athletic 
squad every man is thrown into more informal 
relations with his college mates, than is possi- 
ble in any other manner, and here he meets 
every man on a basis where faithfulness, fair 
play, and pluck are absolutely the only tests. 

Further, there is no doubt that such a 
movement as the one suggested, will raise 
Bowdoin's athletic record, which is the pride 
of every alumnus and undergraduate. And 
the result of such a condition, where every 
man in co'lege will have personally tried to do 
something for Bowdoin's 'athletic honor, will 
be that there will no longer be the slightest 
cause for worry over Bowdoin spirit in her 
athletic contests. This spirit must inevitably 
spread to all other departments of college life, 
and fulfil! the definition of college spirit in its 
broadest sense. 

From these few points it is seen that it is 
possible to work the scheme at Bowdoin, that 
there is an opportunity in athletics for every 
college man to benefit himself, no matter what 
his ability and strength, that the Freshman by 
this scheme will come to know his class and 
college mates on better and fairer terms, and 
that the scheme will greatly hep in solving 
the question of maintaining always at its 
height an alive Bowdoin spirit. 

This is, of course, a radical movement, but 
it is one that in the minds of the Orient at 
least, is an excellent one. It is a matter which 
certainly merits the consideration of everyone 
in college, and which, if it meets with general 
approval, might well at some time in the near 
future, be referred to the interfraternity coun- 
cil. In regard to this movement, the Orient 
will be glad to welcome and publish any com- 
munications from alumni, faculty, or under- 
graduates. 



MUSICAL CLUBS 

Leader Gushing of the Glee Glub and Kane 
of the Mandoline-Guitar Club, issued their 
first call for rehearsals and trials for the musi- 
cal organizations last week. A goodly num- 
ber of candidates reported and the prospects 
are bright for excellent clubs this year. Many 
men from last year's clubs are lost thru gradu- 
ation, but it is particularly encouraging to see 
the large number from the lower classes that 
have reported. Trials for the club are held 
until Thanksgiving, the men being final y 
picked just before the recess. The first con- 
cert will be given in December. The follow- 
ing men have reported for the Glee Club ; Stev- 
ens, 'lo; Stone, 'lo; Crowell, 'lo; Brown, '09; 
Newman, "09; Kendrie, '10; Cox, '08; Mc- 
Glone, '10; Ham, '08; Foss, '08; Davie, '10; 
Crosby, '10; P. Morss, '10; Matthews, '10; 
Wilson, '10; Kellogg, '11 ; Parkman, '11 ; Han- 
son, '11 ; Webster, '11 ; Hewes, '11 ; Hine, '11 ; 
Kaulbach, '11; Johnson, '11; Delavina, '08; 
Smith, '08. 

The fo lowing were present at the first call 
for the Mandolin Club : 

Purington, '08 ; F. T. Smith, '08 ; Hovey, 
'09 ; Files, '09 ; Brewster, '09 ; Benner, '09 ; 
Stone, '09; Bower, '09; Pickard, '10; Crowell, 
'10; Peers, '10; Stone, '10; Eastman, '10; 
Ludwig, '10; W. Sanborn, '10; Atwood, '10; 
Weeks, '10; H. Hine, '11; Weatherill, '11; 
Roberts, '11; Skillin, '11; Swan, '11; O. T. 
Sanborn, '11; Robinson, '11; Black, '11. 



HALF=BACK SANDY 

The cast of characters for the play "Half- 
Back Saixly," has been chosen as follows : 

Sandy Harry B. McLaughlin 

Josiah Krop Marsh, '09 

Phillip Krop. . . -. Stephens, '10 

Bill Short Simmons, 'og 

Dick Hart Atwood, '09 

Sumner Donnell, '08 

Van Twiller Kane, '09 

Gordon Davie, '10 

Mabel Sumner Pearson, '11 

Sue Bu ton, '09 

Fleetwood Ready, '10 

Students, 

Cox, '08, Powers, '08, Rich, '09, Sturtevant, '09, 
Brewster, '09. 

The trials were he'd last Friday evening in 
Banister Hall, before a committee consisting 
of Professors Mitchell and Allen Johnson, and 
the coach. Miss Curtis. Rehearsals have 
already commenced and the first performance 
will be given at an early date. 



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CoUcoe Botes 



The Medical School opened Thursday. 

The annual :aking and bon-fire season is on again. 

Trials for the Freshman track team were held 
Tuesda}-. 

Harry Lente, Medic, viewed the Bates-Colby game 
last week. 

Quite a number of P"reshmen are taking Physics 
I. this year. 

Hull, '07, was on the campus Monday, while on 
his way home to Portland. 

The rehearsal of the first act of the Dramatic Club 
play takes place to-night (Friday). 

Adjourns were granted in Prof Brown's courses 
in German, French and Spanish, Monday. 

E. E. Weeks, '08, of Fryeburg Academy, was the 
guest of his cousin, DeForest Weeks, over Sunday. 

The members of the New Hampshire team were 
ente tained by the various fraternities last Sat- 
urday. 

Several of the students were participants in a 
"Baby" party given by Miss Sue Winchell last 
week. 

Pottle, '09, and Voter, '09, who have been work- 
ing in Farmington for the past week, have 
returned. 

Eme y Bean, '05, who is now attending the Har- 
vard Law School, was admitted to the bar in Ken- 
nebec County on Oct. 8. 

A. H. Huse, '08, has been confined to his room 
for several days with a severe attack of the grip, 
but is now rapidly improving. 

"Chris" Toole, ex-'o8, played fullback on Maine in 
the game against Darmouth last Saturday. "Chris" 
is in the Law School this year. 

Several of the students attended a corn husking 
last Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
Sydney Toothaker on the River Road. 

Tom Sheehan returned to college last. Sunday in 
good health, after having several operations per- 
formed upon his light arm, which he hurt while 
playing in the Exeter game. 

Professor Brown granted adjourns in all his 
courses last IMonday. There was no Chemistry as 
Professor Robinson was detained in South Paris at 
the Everett murder trial. 

Professor Woodruff has a review of the School 
Edition of the Septuagint in "Classical Philology." 
At the meeting of the Maine Association of Schools 
and Colleges at Bangor he will preside over the 
classical section. 

In the ente.ing class this year there are sixty- 
one who are members of some church. Seven 
denominations are represented, the men being 
divided among them as follows : Congregational, 
twenty-seven ; Roman Catholic, ten ; Episcopal, nine ; 
Metliodk't, six; Baptist, five; Universalist, two; 
Friends, two. 

At next Sunday chapel the college will liold a 
simple Memorial Service in memory of John F. 
Morrison, Richard A. Lee, and Harry L. Dugan. 



Professor Henry L. Chapman will deliver a memo- 
rial address, and music will be selected appropriate 
to the occasion. It is only to be expected that every 
Bowdoin undergraduate and as many as possible of 
the faculty will be p esent, and will join whole- 
heartedly in any hymns or other part of the service 
in which they may have opportunity. 



FACULTY NOTES 



Prof. Sills was in the semi-finals of the tourna- 
ment for the Turner Cup — held on the links of the 
Brunswick Golf Club the past week. 



NOTICES 

A stereopticon lecture entitled "My Trip to 
Mount Sinai" will be given by Prof. George 
T. Little in the Congregational Church next 
Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock. This is the 
account of his remarkable trip across the des- 
ert two years ago, and it makes a most inter- 
esting narrative. All students are invited to 
attend. 

Rev. Herbert A. Jump reorganizes his 
Young People's Study Class in the Church on 
the Hill next Sunday at 12 -o'clock. The sub- 
jects to be discussed this winter will be grouped 
together under the general title of "A Chris- 
tian Creed for the Twentieth Century." All 
students are invited to join this class. 



COLLEGE BAND 

It is with a good deal of satisfaction that the 
Orient can report a movement towards the 
formation of a college band this fall. Lud- 
wig, '10, called a meeting last Monday of all 
the men in the col ege who are able to play 
any band instrument and men responded to 
the number of seventeen, with the certainty 
that others who were not able to be at this 
meeting will report later. The fellows have 
reported as follows: Cornets: Kane, '09; 
Manter, '09; Taylor, 'oS; Atwood, '10; Swan, 
'11. Clarinets: Hussey, '11 ; Kern, '11. Altos: 
Wing, '10; Hubbard, '10; Pike, '09. Trom- 
bones: Smith, '10; Spurling, '11. Baritone: 
Smith, '08. Drums: Stetson, '09; Matthews, 
'10; Sanborn, '10. Bass: Newman, '10. The 
band should make good with this material, 
and wil- probably be in condition to go to 
Portland to the Tufts game, provided the col- 
lege will raise money to send it. To raise 
this money it will be necessary to pass around 
a subscription paper and it is hoped that the 
fellows will support the band, as best they can. 



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139 



ABBOTT ROOM IN HUBBARD HALL 

Memorial to the Distinguished Abbott 
Family of Maine. 

In the upper part of the tower on the Hbrary 
a new room, to be known as the Abbott Room, 
has been fitted up during the summer. It was 
estabhshed through the efforts of the descend- 
ants of five sons of Bowdoin — Jacob Abbott, 
John S. C. Abbott, Gorham D. Abbott, Charles 
E. Abbott, and Samue' P. Abbott. The two 
Uving sons of Jacob Abbott, Rev. Lyman 
Abbott and Dr. Edward Abbott, have taken 
much interest in this memorial to the Abbotts, 
so long famous throughout New England. 
The room contains a chart showing the line of 
descent of the family, and its connections. 
Around the room are the coats of arms of the 
various branches of the family, together with 
portraits of several of their ancestors. There 
are a number of historical relics, among them 
a sword worn at Bunker Hill and the cane 
which Jacob Abbott, author of the Rollo 
Books, always carried. In book-cases are 
many books and manuscripts of books by mem- 
bers of the Abbott family, inc uding all the 
manuscripts of the Rollo Books. There are 
also the original grants of land in Maine to 
these men who, though from Massachusetts, 
are thus connected with this State. 



ATHLETIC COUNCIL MEETING 

At the meeting of the athletic council, held 
Saturday afternoon at Dr. Whittier's office, 
the principal subject of discussion was the 
proposition presented by Bates relative to the 
advisability of holding the contemplated cross- 
country run between the colleges on the same 
day as the Bates, 'ii, and Bowdoin, 'ii, track 
meet. Tliis .would entail debarring Freshmen 
from the run and make the event a contest 
between the three upper classes of the respec- 
tive colleges rather than a varsity affair. 
After considerable discussion, the prevailing 
sentiment of the council was that it would be 
better to have the events come on two separate 
dates and they further felt that it would be 
better not to have any race at all than to hold 
a contest which was not representative of the 
entire student body of both institutions. 



The council further voted to procure cases 
for the numerous trophies in the library. In 
this connection it might be well to add that the 
track manager has corresponded with Bates 
and as that college still feels that they are not 
justified in changing their proposition for the 
cross country run it has been decided not to 
hold that event. Arrangements are now in 
progress fi3r a cross country run with another 
college. 

Those present at the meeting were Dr. 
Whittier, Prof. Hutchins, Robinson, "08, 
Atwood, '09, and Colbath, '10. 



MEMORIAL SERVICE ON OCTOBER 27 

Fo' lowing a universal demand on the 
part of the student body, the faculty have 
decided to suspend the regular form of ser- 
vice on Sunday, October 27, and to hold in its 
stead a memorial service. The sermon is to 
be delivered by Professor Henry L. Chapman, 
while Professor Wilmot B. Mitchell will offer 
a prayer. There will also be prepared a spe- 
cial musical service suitable to the occasion. 



Hluinni Botes 



CLASS OF 1856 

Few, if any, of our alumni living without 
New England, have followed witlj greater 
interest and aff"ection the life of the college in 
the last quarter century than Rev. Dr. James 
Henry Taylor of the Class of 1856 who died 
at Clinton, New York, October 13, 1907, in his 
seventy-ninth year. Prevented by various cir- 
cumstances from attending the two centennial 
celebrations in 1894 and 1902, he sent to the 
former a glowing letter of loyalty and to the 
latter a song in honor of The Thorndike Oak 
about which it was the custom in his day for 
the Senior Class to dance singing Aitld Lang 
Sync immediately after the close of their last 
recitation. 

Dr. Taylor, the son of Edward and Sarah 
(Warren) Taylor, was born at Ballston Spa, 
New York, 3 January, 1829. He was pre- 
pared for col ege at Bloomfield, Maine, under 
Augustus R. Brainard. His course at Bow- 
doin was interrupted by a year spent in teach- 
ing at St. Stephen, N. B. After graduating 
with honors, he entered Union Theological 
Seminary and completed the course in 1859. 



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The same year he assumed pastoral charge of 
the First Presbyterian Church in New 
Rochelle, N. Y., where he inaugurated and 
carried through the building of a new stone 
church, but was obliged to resign on account 
of his health in 1862. In October, 1863, he 
was called to the Second Presbyterian Church 
at Orange, N. J-. where he remained five 
years. Having "himself reported for service 
in the army, but being rejected on account of 
physical disability, he was ever an enthusiastic 
partisan of the cause of the North. Whenever 
he heard of a victory, he wou'd mount his 
horse, ride to the church and ring the bell, 
shouting as he proceeded, "Another Union 
victory." From 1868 to 1875 he was pastor 
of the Presbyterian Church at Lake Foust, III, 
and a trustee of the University at that place in 
which he held for one year the chair of Eng- 
lish Literature. In 1876 he was settled at 
Rome, N. Y., where he remained till his retire- 
ment from the work of the ministry in 1902. 
The closing years of his life were spent at 
Clinton, N. Y., with his son, Stephen L. Tay- 
lor, Esn. 

The following interesting clipping appeared 
in the issue of the Chicago Iiitcr-Oceaii for 
October 7, 1907. It re ates to Col. Isaac Wing, 
who gave $50,000 two years ago to perma- 
nently endow the chair of Mathematics at 
Bowdoin : 

GIRL PROFITS BY OLD ROMANCE 

Faithful through life to the woman he loved 
as a youth. Col. Isaac Wing, Lincoln, Neb., 
recently deceased, specified in his will that his 
estate of $20,000 go to the daughter of the 
woman who rejected him. 

jMiss Katherine Rittenhouse, a student at 
Northwestern LTniversity, is the one to profit 
by the undying devotion of her mother's for- 
mer suitor, who had passed through life 
unmarried. Back of the dry legal verbiage of 
Col. Wing's last will and testament, which 
bequeaths all he possessed to a girl he had 
never seen, lies a romantic story se dom found, 
save in the lore of the Elizabethan writers, 
when young men sighed when they fell in 
love, when love never died, and when it was 
the greatest thing in all the world. 

Not until the will of Lincoln's old resident 
was opened did those even who knew him best 
discover that hidden amid the somber colors 
of his bache or life were tints of the most pas- 
sionate romances. 

The girl student, who never had heard of or 



seen her unusual benefactor, was advised yes- 
terday of the strange caprice fortune had 
played her. 

CLASS OF 1857 
Rev. Ebenezer Bean, after fourteen years 
of devoted service at Bluehi 1, Maine, resigns 
his pastorate this month. He recently received 
from the summer residents of his parish a 
written testimonial expressing their apprecia- 
tion of his labors and his character. This was 
accompanied by a purse of $328. Mr. Bean 
will spend the winter with his son-in-law, 
Professor Hayes of the University of Illinois. 

CLASS OF 1869 
Rev. William H. ' Woodwell has recently 
resigned the pastorate of the Seabrook Church 
at Hampton Fal's, N. H. 

CLASS OF '82 
Among the sad deaths of the summer was 
that of Adelbert W. Mansur, an active business 
man of Boston, Mass., who for several months 
had been suffering from nervous prostration. 
On June 11 he wandered away from the house 
of a relative whom he was visiting in West 
Boylston, Mass., and though careful search 
was made, his body was not discovered for 
several weeks. The medical examiners pro- 
nounced the cause of his death heart failure. 
Mr. Mansur leaves a widow and two children. 

CLASS OF 1885 
"The World To-Day" for October has a 
most interesting article by C. H. Claude, on 
the United States Life Saving Service, accom- 
panied by an admirable likeness of its first 
and present Genera' Superintendent, Hon. 
Sumner I. Kimball, '55, "the man whose gen- 
ius has produced the finest life saving service 
in the world." 

CLASS OF 1892 

Rev. Charles S. Rich of Claremont, Califor- 
nia, has been sojourning in the East for a few 
weeks and paid a visit to his Alma Mater 
recent'.y. 

CLASS OF 1898 

Mr. Charles S. Pettengill has recently con- 
nected himself with the firm of Charles H. 
Oilman, 82 Exchange Street, Portland, Me., 
engaged in the sale of investment securities. 

CLASS OF 1900 
Mr. James P. Webber of the English 
Department at Phillips-Exeter Academy, is 



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141 



publishing privately a book of selections for 
use in dec amation. Among the pieces chosen 
are many from the writings of the alumni of 
the Academy. 

CLASS OF 1901 
Dr. John H. Wyman was married at Skow- 
hegan, Oct. 16, to Miss Daisy Emma Ho way, 
who has been for six years a teacher in the 
public schools of that place. Dr. and Mrs. 
Wyman will reside at Medway, Mass., where 
the former has recently established himself in 
practice. 

CLASS OF '75 

William J. Curtis, Esq., of New Yok City, before 
his recent vacation trip to Europe, thoughtfully took 
care that copies of the lately issued history of Cam- 
den, Me., where he has a summer home, should be 
placed in the College and the Public Library at 
Brunswick. 

CLASS OF 'g6 

John E. Burbank, A.M., of the United States 
Coast and Geodetic Survey, now in charge of the 
Magnetic Observatory at Cheltenham, Md., has pub- 
lished this summer a preliminary paper entitled 
"Atmospheric Radioactivity Observations Showing 
Presence of Thorium in the Air," also an interesting- 
article in the Physical Review on the temperature 
control of the Observatory under his direction. 



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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER i, 1907 



NO. 14 



BOWDOIN S. COLBY 

BovvDOiN Defeated Colby in Hard Game in 
First of Maine College Series. 

Bowdoin defeated Colby Saturday by the 
score of 5-0 in one of the hardest and fastest 
games in the Wstory of Maine college football. 

Bowdoin went to Waterville with a fighting 
chance to win. Filled with the old Bowdoin 
spirit playing as one man and contesting every 
inch of ground during the entire fifty minutes 
of play, Captain Crowley and his men again 
demonstrated the fact that a Bowdoin team 
is never beaten until the close of a contest. 

Colby men played the game for all that was 
in them ; in fact, they excelled at straight foot- 
ball, but fumbled repeatedly, handled punts 
poorly, and were weak on the forward pass. 

Both teams were severely penalized, Colby 
being the worst offender. 

The touchdown was made in the first eight 
minutes of play on a perfectly executed for- 
ward pass which Wandtke received near the 
goal line, and, unmolested, carried the ball 
behind Colby's goal posts. Newman failed to 
kick the goal. 

In the second half Bowdoin played a safe 
game. Taking advantage of Colby's inability 
to handle punts, Gould continually punted and 
Dwyer was either downed in his tracks or else 
a Bowdoin man secured the ball. 

Several times during this half Colby came 
within our 15-yard line, but each time the line 
either held or else Colby became over eager 
and was penalized. 

For Colby Capt. Sherburne, Dwyer, Goode 
and Trask excelled. 

It would be manifestly unfair to mention 
any Bowdoin man as the star. For the first 
time this season the eleven played as a team, 
not as individuals and to each man belongs an 
equal share of the victory. 

The line-up and summary: 

Bowdoin. Colby. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., Cotton, Tibbetts 

Newman, l.t r.t.. Smith 

Haley, l.g ....r.g.. Dean 



Lente, c c, Tidd 

Sewall, r.g l.g, Garrick, Gilpatrick 

Commins, r.t Lt., Sherburne (Capt.) 

Crowley (Capt.), r.e I.e., Kimball 

Gould, q.b- q.b., Dwyer 

Phipps, I.h.b r.h.b., Vail, Irving 

Files, r.h.b I.h.b., Goode 

Lee, f.b f.b., Trask 

Score — Bowdoin, 5 ; Colby, o. Touchdown — 
Wandtke. Umpire — Brown of Harvard. Referee — 
Knight of Michigan. Field Judge — Miner of Maine. 
Head Linesman — Reed of Colby. Timers — Robin- 
son of Bowdoin, Young of Colby. Time — 25-min- 
ute halves. 



BOWDOIN=TUFTS 

Not a Man Sholild be Left on the Campus 
Saturday, Everybody Off to Portland! 

To-morrow Bowdoin meets Tufts in Port- 
land. This will be a hard game — ^but Bow- 
doin's prospects are good. With new men in 
the line, and a fast set of backs, the team ought 
to give a good account of itself. 

Tufts has beaten Wesleyan (23-0) and 
Holy Cross (lo-o) this year, tied Vermont, 
and lost to the University of Maine team 
(4-0), with the loss of three men, counted on 
to do much good work for the Medford team. 

The game will be played on the Pine Tree 
grounds, special rates will be secured for all 
the college fellows, a band will accompany the 
team; anrd with clever fellows who play the 
game, Bowdoin men ought to return with 
victory. 

Up to the present time the officials haven't 
been decided on, but it is probable that Smith 
of Dartmouth will umpire the game. 

The probable line-up : 

Bowdoin. Tufts. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., Rickert 

Newman, l.t. r.t., Cha'ie 

Haley, l.g r.g., Morton 

Lente, c c, Ireland 

Sewall, r.g l.g., Burt 

Commins, r.t l.t., Houston 

Crowley, r.e I.e., Hubbard 

Gould, q.b q.b., Dittrick 

Phipps, I.h.b. r.h.b., Green 

Files, r.h.b I.h.b., Wallace 

Lee, f.b f.b.. Hooper 



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CROSS=COUNTRY RUN WITH TUFTS 

To-morrow morning at 9.30 a.m. corner of 
McKeen Street. 

As a result of the trials held last Monday 
afternoon, the following men have been picked 
to run on the cross-country team against 
Tufts : 

Colbath, '10. 

Slocum, '10. 

Simmons, '09. 

R. D. Morss, '10. 

Weston, '08. 

A. L. Robinson, "oS, alternates. 

The race is scheduled to come ofif here at 
Brunswick to-morrow (Saturday) morning. 
The course will probably be five miles in 
length and will include the course over which 
the trials were run, which is only four miles 
long. The general direction of the run is 
through the woods to Pleasant Street, thence 
along the river bank and up Standpipe Hill. 
From there the run will make a detour around 
the Golf Club House and so back in a round- 
about way to the starting point at the Theta 
Delta Chi House. This may be changed some- 
what in order to make it the proper length, 
but the run will take place over the ground 
lying northwest of the campus. It is rumored 
that Tufts has a strong team, but nothing more 
definite can be learned about it. The Tufts 
men will spend Friday night here at the dif- 
ferent fraternity houses. The run will come 
early in the forenoon. The most advanta- 
geous places to view the race are out on Pleas- 
ant Street as from there the men can be seen 
in their way across Standpipe Hill and the 
Golf Links. This cross-country running is a 
new and very good feature of track athletics 
here and should be encouraged. We wish the 
team all success. 



BOWDOIN I9II BEATEN BY BATES 1911 IN DUAL 
TRACK MEET AT LEWISTON, LAST SATURDAY 

For the first time in history the Bowdoin and 
Bates Freshmen have actually held a dual track meet. 
Though our Freshmen were beaten, yet they showed 
that they had trained well and may be looked for to 
furnish material for the 'varsity next spring. Our 
weak point was in the weights where we missed 



some of the men who were absent on the football 
tip to Waterville. The great trouble this year has 
been that no one had faith in the fact that the meet 
would take place. It has been proposed for a num- 
ber of years, but this is the first time it has been 
held. 

The first heat in the 100-yard dash was won by 
Kaulbach, Bowdoin ; L. Davis, Bowdoin, 2d ; time, 
II i-s seconds. Second heat was won by Mahoney, 
Bates; Sturdahl, Bates, 2d. Time — 11 1-5 seconds. 

In the half-mile Captain Robinson, Bowdoin, won 
easily with Peakes of Bates, 2d, and Hine of Bow- 
doin, 3d. Time — 2 minutes, 30 1-5 seconds. 

The 120-yard hurdle race was won by Pierce, 
Bowdoin; Mahoney, Bates, 2d; Whittikind, Bates, 
3d. Time — 18 i-S seconds. 

The first heat in the 220-yard dash was won by 
Allen, Bowdoin ; Leavit, Bates, 2d ; time, 25 seconds. 

The second heat was won by Gordon, Bates, with 
Sturdahl, Bates, 2d; time, 25 1-5 seconds, 

The low hurdle race was won by Mahoney, Bates ; 
Wiggin, Bowdoin, 2d ; Pierce, Bowdoin, 3d ; time, 
28 1-5 seconds. 

The qua.ter-mile was won- by Whittikind, Bates; 
Preston, Bates, 2d; Cole, Bowdoin, 3d; time, 57 3-5 
seconds. 

The final heat of the 100-yard dash was won by 
Mahoney, Bates ; Kaulbach, Bowdoin, 2d ; L. Davis, 
Bowdoin, 3d; time, 11 seconds. 

The mile run was easily won by Robinson, Bow- 
doin; Pelletier, Bates, 2d; Stuart, Bates, 3d; time, 
5 minutes, 19 1-5 seconds. 

The final heat in the 220-yard dash was won by 
Allen, Bowdoin; Leavit, Bates, 2d; Gordon, Bates, 
3d ; time, 25 seconds. 

The running broad jump was won by L. Davis, 
Bowdoin ; Mahoney, Bates, 2d ; Pierce, Bowdoin, 
3d. Distance, 17 feet, 9 1-2 inches. 

The running high jump was won by Pierce, Bow- 
doin; Dwight, Bates, 2d; Haggerty, Bowdoin, 3d; 
height, 5 feet. 

The pole vault was won by Wiggin, Bowdoin; F. 
E. Davis, Bowdoin, 2d; Jenness, Bates, 3d; height, 7 
feet. 

Bates won all points in the discus throw with 
Leavitt, ist; Preston, 2d; Gilman, 3d; distance, 90 
feet S inches. 

All the places in the shot-put went to Bates. 
Leavitt was ist; Loveland, 2d; Gilman, 3d; distance, 
31 feet, 10 inches. 

In the hammer-throw Leavitt, Bates, was ist; 
Hastings, Bowdoin, 2d; Loveland, Bates, 3d; dis- 
tance, 99 feet, 3 inches. 

The summary of points is as folows : 

Bates. Bowdoin. 

Half-mile run 3 6 

Mile run 4 5 

440-yard dash 8 I 

100-yard dash 5 4 

120-yard hurdle 4 S 

220-yard hurdle 5 4 

220-yard dash 4 5 

Pole vault I 8 

Shot put 9 

Running high jump 3 6 

Throwing hammer 6 3 

Running broad jump 3 6 

Throwing discus 9 

Total 64 S3 



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^ MEMORIAL SERVICES IN MEMORY OF RICHARD 
ALMY LEE, JOHN FRANKLIN MORRISON, 
HARRY JOSEPH DUQAN 

On Sunday afternoon in King's Chapel, 
special services were held in memory of the 
three undergraduates who lost their lives dur- 
ing the past summer. The services were very 
impressive, and will never be forgotten by 
those who attended, both for the occasion and 
the words that were spoken. The Orient 
is very thankful that it is able to give the 
address in full : 

ORDER OF SERVICE. 
Violin Solo F. E. Kendrie, 1910 

"Intermezzo" from Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusti- 

cana." 
Reading, I. Cor. XIII. 

Address P:of. Henry L. Chapman 

Selection — "Lead, Kindly Light" 

Chapel Quartet 

ADDRESS 
Henry Leland Chapman, LL.D. 

This service, held in affectionate memory of the 
beloved friends and comrades who were taken from 
us during the last vacation, is but an outward expres- 
sion of the tribute which is paid them in our hearts, 
and which is a continuing memorial of feeling, 
rather than of utterance. We try, instinctively, to 
say how much we valued them, and how great is 
our sense of loss, — to put into words our love and 
our grief; — but even in the effort we find that the 
words which we hesitatingly use do not compass our 
emotions, and only partially express our thoughts. 
You have known these class and college and fra- 
ternity mates in a hundred ways that are vivid to 
your recollection, but were too intimate and fleeting 
for recital. They were bound to you by ties so del- 
icate and so strong that they cannot be fully dis- 
closed in speech. Here, where they were accus- 
tomed to meet with you in the daily service of wor- 
ship, you gather now to honor their memory under 
an impulse more profound than any form of lan- 
guage can adequately describe. It must be so in 
any experience of loss and sorrow which is sincere 
enough to crave e-xpression. 

When Alfred Tennyson lost suddenly from his 
side a college friend who was endeared to him by 
the intimate converse and companionship of academic 
life, he tried to give some utterance to his sorrow. 
But, master of language as he was, and of its deeper 
and subtler meanings, he found it inadequate to his 
need, and he broke off for a moment, when he was 
but well begun, with the exclamation, — 

"I sometimes hold it half a sin 
To put in words the grief I feel. 
For words, like Nature, half reveal, 
And half conceal the soul within." 
Nevertheless, it was a satisfaction to him, and half 
a comfort to speak of his friend; to recall their 
hours of congenial intercourse in the club, the dor- 
mitory, and the college walk, to remember the win- 
ning qualities of his heart and speech, and the man- 
liness and nobility of his ideals ; to gather some con- 



solation from the thought that 'tis "better to have 
loved and lost, than never to have loved at all;" to 
confirm his faith in Providence and immortality with 
the assurance, — 

"O, yet we trust that, somehow, good 
Will be the final goal of ill ; 

* * * * 
That not one life shall be destroyed, 
Or cast as rubbish to the void. 
When God hath made the pile complete." 

You, likewise, not only dwell with gratitude upon 
the memory of past associations, but you desire to 
give some token to each other, and to those outside 
the college, of the affectionate esteem in which these 
young men were held while they were still with you, 
and which you do not cease to cherish for their 
memories when they are no longer with you. And 
it is, surely, just and grateful to bear public witness 
to the genuineness of their characters ; to the up- 
; ightness of their lives ; to the manliness of their 
conduct ; to their appreciation and support of what- 
ever was honorable and right ; to their conscien- 
tious fidelity to the trusts confided to them ; to their 
loyalty and helpfulness in the various relations in 
which they stood to college and class and fraternity. 

And that this may not seem to be merely my own 
estimate of them, I wish to add some extracts from 
the memorials of their respective classes, that the 
testimony of those who were nearest to them in col- 
lege life, and most familiar with their characteristic 
traits, may form a part of this public tribute. 
Through a committee chosen to speak for them the 
classmates of Richard Almy Lee and John Frank- 
lin Morrison speak thus of them : "Both were hearty, 
wholesome college fellows, men who had endeared 
themselves to us by the close ties of three years of 
intimate connection. Both were fellows whose moral 
life and personal characteristics were above reproach, 
leaders in the class, men who were willing always 
[c work for the college and for the class. In what- 
ever was done in college that aimed for the right, 
they could be depended upon to render assistance. 
In the front rank in pleasure and labor, yet it is not 
for what they did that we cherish their memory, but 
for what they were. To those who knew them as 
we classmates knew them, there remains the conso- 
lation that the whole course of their lives was pure 
and noble in every way." 

And those who speak as the representatives of the 
classmates of Harry Joseph Dugan say of him : "He 
was a young man of noble qualities, and the life 
cut short was one of great promise. His manly 
traits, his studious tastes, his upright character, and 
his social nature endeared him to us who were 
closely associated with him as classmates during the 
past year, and will long be cherished in our hearts. 
His death comes to us all with a sense of personal 
loss." 

We may well mourn the loss, and cherish the 
memory of college men of whom these things can be 
said by those who knew them in the intimacy of 
class fellowship. The college was proud to count 
them in its enrolled membership, and it is not less 
proud to remember their generous devotion to it, 
that they loved its history and associations, that they 
were jealous of its honor and good name, that they 
endeavored in all ways that were open to them to 
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An item in tine Orient 
Celebrations tliis weelc mentions the 

fact that there was '"but 
very Httle celebration after the Colby game on 
Saturday." Are Bowdoin students forgetting 
the art of celebrating? If we look back on the 
past few years it seems as if there had been 
but very few of the real old-time celebrations 
of late. In days gone by a celebration of any 
important athletic achievement was a well- 
planned and a notable event. A bonfire was 
always built in front of the chapel, a parade 
was formed, headed by a band, and the pro- 
cession marched around to the various profes- 
sors, who are always only too glad to speak 
on such occasions, and a general jollification 
resulted. But we have had not a decent cele- 
bration of this kind in years. It certainly is 
to be regretted if the moving of the centre of 
college hfe from campus to fraternity house 
has brought forth such a condition. Now the 
Orient does not believe that a celebration 
requires any great display of "college spirit." 



Hackneyed as this term is, still in its truer 
sense college spirit is never displayed by hal- 
looing and shouting. But hallooing and shout- 
ing are college pleasures, which the student 
body need never feel ashamed to display in a 
worthy cause. Last spring when our base- 
ball team made an unequaled record on the 
diamond, there was not a decent jollification 
during the whole spring. Now we do not 
believe in celebrating every minor victory that 
may fall to our lot, but the students are cer- 
tainly becoming too dignified if they are for- 
getting the art of displaying pleasure when 
something notable is done. If, as the year 
past, something worthy does fall to our lot, 
let's not be austere, but all get out and have a 
good time to show our appreciation of it ! 



Bowdoin has been and is 
Sectional Clubs still strong in many depart- 
ments. In the social life 
of her undergraduates, she has up to this year 
enjoyed almost unprecedented success through 
her sectional clubs. This year offers, to these 
clubs, unusual opportunities. For the estab- 
lished clubs it offers possibilities for further 
expansion and to those men who are unat- 
tached, in many cases, the chance is offered 
for consolidation with men from their locality 
and state. The Massachusetts Club can thrive 
under the addition of eighteen new men and it 
is to be noted with pleasure and at the same 
time with the hope that something will come 
of it that there are now nine men in college 
from the state of New Hampshire, and five 
men from the state of New York. To all 
these mentioned and many not mentioned, the 
Orient can say but one word : organize. 
Organize the sectional clubs as these clubs fos- 
ter the spirit of fellowship which Bowdoin, 
which every college holds as an ideal well 
worth attaining. The rumor is current that 
the students from York County contemplate 
the formation of a club. To these men the 
Orient can offer nothing but the most cor- 
dial congratulation at this step and along with 
the right hand of congratulation the Orient 
urges these men to effect their formation with- 
out delay that others, less decided, may emu- 
late the example thus set. Above all let those 
men who grow faint-hearted at the prospect 
of a club with only five or six members, 
remember that number is not the only requis- 
ite nor yet is it to be reckoned the prime object 
of a club. Fellowship based on an intimate 



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acquaintance is what a club holds in store for 
its men. Organize in spite of small numbers 
and as Bowdoin grows numbers will come to 
swell the ranks. 



MEMORIAL SERVICES 

[Continued from page 145.] 

promote its interests, and to make it, so far as their 
example could help, a seat, at once, of learning, of 
honorable activity, and of Christian influence. It is 
significant that Morrison and Lee had been chosen 
president and vice-president of the Christian Asso- 
ciation of the college, an association that stands for 
the ideals of brotherly kindness, of mutual helpful- 
ness, and of right living here in college. 

It is not permissible for me to speak at this time 
of the more sacred ties of family and home which 
have been severed, futher than to say that the 
remembrance of them adds to the burden of our 
own sorrow, and fills us with a sense of deep, if 
unuttered, sympathy for the hearts and the homes so 
darkly shadowed. 

But to those homes, and to the college, remains 
the comforting thought that these yovmg men, in 
whom both alike were interested, have left behind 
them a clear : ecord, and a fragrant memory, They 
have left behind them the honorable esteem, and the 
unfeigned love of those with whom they lived in 
the intimate joys of home life, and in the scarcely 
less intimate associations of college life. They have 
emphasized anew for us the truth that the sure 
way to win the confidence and affection of our fel- 
low-men is by a straightforward and manly adher- 
ence to our convictions of right, and by an unob- 
trusive devotion to the things that are honest, and 
true, and pure, and lovely, and of good repo t. 

They have, also, exemplified for us the truth, 
equally important, that a brief life is long enough in 
which to show the quality and worth of character, 
and to earn the reward of the servant who, having 
been faithful in a few things, is bidden to enter 
into the joy of his Lord. 

These truths are the shining lessons of ou- afflic- 
tion, which we may carry with us, to mitigate our 
grief, and haply to guide us in the way we have, 
ourselves, to walk. 



MEDICAL SCHOOL OPENS 

The Medical School of Maine commenced 
its eighty-eigMh Annual Course of Lectures 
on Monday of this week. Registration com- 
menced on Thursday. Six weeks are allowed 
to students in which to register, so that the 
lists given below are not necessarily complete. 
The entering class is of average size. To the 
new men the Orient extends a hearty wel- 
come. 

The registration of the first and second year 
medical students is as follows : 

Second Year Men 
J. A. C. Milliken, New Bedford, Mass.; 
Joseph Drummond, Portland; E. E. Holt, 



Portland; A. P. Leighton, Jr., Portland; H. C. 
Anderson, South Livingston ; E. J. Brown, 
Strong; L. B. Marshall, Portland; H. H. Bry- 
ant, Jr., Waterville ; C. F. Fraymon, Bidde- 
ford ; E. D. Humphrey, Henderson ; W. J. 
Fahey, Lewiston ; C. F. Deering, Winslows 
Mills; L. F. Hall, Augusta; C. H. Greene, 
North Bridgton; Frank Mikelsky, Brunswick; 
J. C. Oram, Portland ; L. W. Carpenter, No. 
Waterford; P. H. Abbott, Waterboro; B. W. 
Russell, Farmington. 

First Year Men 
P. R. Long, Parsonsfield ; A. K. Baldwin, 
Brunswick ; M. W. Thewlis, Wakefield, R. L ; 

A. R. Lancaster, Richmond ; Carl Robinson, 
Portland ; H. H. Lente, South Thomaston ; J. 

B. Clement, Belfast ; C. V. Ostergrin, Bruns- 
wick; R. E. Stetson, Damariscotta ; Montague 
Pritchard, Fall River, Mass. ; E. H. Jackson, 
Jefferson; C. D. Weeks, Bath; C. J. Mason, 
Hainpden ; H. W. Stanwood, Rumford Falls ; 
James Conroy, Portland ; C. J. Taylor, Ban- 
gor ; F. S. Dolley, Portland; C. G. Wharton, 
Los Angeles, Cal. ; H. B. Tobey, Clinton, 
Mass. ; E. S. Badgley, Portland. 



FACULTY CLUB 

Faculty Club to Reorganize — First Meet- 
ing November i8. 

The subject of study decided upon by the 
Faculty Club, for its coming winter sessions, 
is to be The Leading Men of the Renaissance. 
At its first meeting, which is to be held on 
November i8, Professor Henry Johnson will 
read a paper on Petrarch. Among the other 
papers to be read during the course of the year 
are the following : 

Marco Polo, by Professor Lee. 

Benvenuto Cellini, by Protcssor Hutchins. 

Galileo, by Professor Moody. 

Machiavelli, by Professor Allen Johnson. 

Savonarola, by Rev. Herbert Jump. 

The Faculty Club proposes to issue, in the 
near future, a complete programme of its plans 
for the sessions to be held this winter. 



MAINE INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL STANDING 

Games Games Games 

Played Won Lost Per Cent 

Bowdoin i i o looo 

U. of Maine. . . . o o o looo 

Colby 2 I I 500 

Bates I o i ooo 



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Collcoe Botes 



Bishop, '09, entertained his brother the first of the 
week- 

C. J. Taylor, '10, has leturned to enter the medical 
school. 

Donald Snow, Bowdoin, 'oi, was on the campus, 
Sunday. 

Cunningham, Medic, is teaching at East Boothbay 
this year. 

Chess is being played considerably in some of the 
"ends" this fall. 

Kendrie gave a violin solo in the Y. M. C. A. 
meeting last week. 

Harold Stanwood, 1908, has returned and entered 
the Medical School. 

It seems good to hear the sound of the "old band" 
a-going again evenings- 

An inter-fraternity council has been organized at 
Tufts College this fall- 
Professor Files granted adjourns in all his 
courses, Saturday morning. 

A number of students attended the dance at the 
High School, Friday evening. 

P.incipal Hermes of Leavitt Institute, was visiting 
friends in college last Sunday. 

Farrin, '10, has left college for a few weeks and is 
employed at Pemaquid Harbor- 
Harold Smith, '07, spent several days last week 
at his home in Barrington, N. H. 

Tobe}', '06, former track and tennis captain, has 
entered the medical school this fall. 

The briefs in the course of debating, English VI., 
will be due next Tuesday, November 5. 

Kingsley, '07, has been appointed State Bacte- 
riologist with headquarters at Augusta. 

L. B. Marshall, Medic, '09, has • eturned to the 
Medical School after one year's absence. 

Pierce, '11, sustained a bad scrape on the knee in 
the Freshman meet with Bates, Saturday. 

The class in History VII. are using as text-books 
President Roosevelt's "Winning of the West." 

The Quill management has transferred its printing 
contract to the press of the Kennebec Journal. 

Last Friday afternoon on Whittier Field, Bruns- 
wick High lost to Morse High by a score of 20-5. 

The goat has at last been led back to pasture and 
pledge buttons aie no longer seen about the campus. 

Several of the professors went to Bangor last 
Friday, to attend the Teachers' Convention in that 
city. 

Several men were tried out for the Glee Club last 
week and there seems to be lots of good material on 
hand. 

Trainer Nickerson took a part of the football 
team on a trip down to Merrymeeting Bay in his 
gasoline boat, Sunday. 

Professor Mitchell delivered an address at the 
Teachers' Convention in Bangor entitled "The Pres- 
ent Status of the Teaching of English in the Sec- 
ondary Schools of Maine." 



Mr. A. W. Staub, who spoke at the Y. M. C. A. 
meeting, Thursday evening, conducted chapel, Friday 
morning. 

Arthur Smith, '09, has returned from Farming- 
ton, where he has been employed during the past 
two weeks. 

Assistant Manager Robinson guarded the board 
track during the celebration following the Bowdoin- 
Colby game. 

The hour exam, in Economics I. scheduled for 
Saturday, was postponed until Tuesday at the 
request of the class. 

F. P. Richards, '11, and Whitmore, '11, are singing 
at the First Congregational Church at Bath, where 
Cushing, '09, is o ganist. 

The celebration last Saturday night was not very ^ 
general — a fire in front of the chapel being the only 
evidence of a well-won victory. 

After the Colby game the students, while giving 
the Bowdoin yells, were stoned and egged by the 
Waterville "mob element" — or boys- 
Andrews, '06, having lately recovered from a 
severe illness, has sailed for Carlsbad, Germany, 
where he will remain for some time. 

Professor Little is showing the Freshmen around 
the library. He shows them where the books are to 
be found and how they are to be taken out. 

Hale, '06, has been spending a few days in Bruns- 
wick, prior to his winter operations with the United 
States Brown Moth Commission in northern Maine. 

For the second time Doctor Whittier prophesied 
that Bowdoin would win from Colby — and in the first 
half, too. And for the second time his prophecy 
came true. 

There will be a meeting of the College Orchestra, 
Friday evening, November i, at 7 o'clock in the 
Y. M. C- A. Rooms. Everybody come and bring 
instruments. 

Tefft, '09, and Hale, '10, took a t-amp to Orr's 
Island, Sunday, returning in the same day. The 
distance involved was something like thirty-two 
miles. 

Matthews, '11, who has been confined in the hos- 
pital in Portland with typhoid fever, is so far 
improved in health as to be able to go home- He 
will return to college later. 

The student who tore all the notices down from 
the bulletin board on Saturday evening may have 
labored under the impression that he was showing 
college spirit, but it certainly was misplaced spirit ! 

The college band will accompany the team to 
Portland, Saturday. The fellows have been working 
hard this week to make the band a success and wish 
to thank the student body for the financial support 
received. 

David T. Parker, '08, heads the list of applicants 
who recently took an examination at Lewiston for 
recommendation for appointment to Annapolis. This 
gives him the privilege of an examination there next 
spring. 

Last Friday's game at Waterville was the twenty- 
third time that Bowdoin and Colby have struggled 
on the gridiron. Of these games Bowdoin has won 
fifteen, tied three, and lost five. The largest score 
was in 1900 when Colby was defeated, 68-0. 



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Weston, '08, while on the cross country trials, 
Monday, cut himself badly in attempting to jump a 
barbed wi e fence. It was found necessary to take 
two stitches, but he expects tp be able to compete 
Saturday. 

Quite a number of men went up to Lewiston with 
the Freshman Track Team. When they arrived 
back at the city the results of the first half of the 
Colby game had just arrived. Dr. Whittle; was the 
first to see on the bulletin, "First half — Bowdoin 5, 
Colby o." He at once exclaimed that his prophecy 
at the mass-meeting the night befo/e had come true. 

"At the annual meeting of the Connecticut Modern 
Language Association at Hartford, Nov. 9, Prof. 
R. J. Ham of Trinity, will give an address at the 
mo ning session." Bowdoin friends of Professor 
Ham will be glad to learn that he has been so early 
honored in his new position. 

There is a noticeable lack of guitar players in col- 
lege. Thus a strong incentive is offeed to enter- 
prising individuals to take lessons and make a strong 
bid for the mandolin club. If they make this club, 
they will not only have many pleasant times them- 
selves but they will also be of service to the college 
by adding strength to the musical clubs. 

At the annual match of the New England Inter- 
Collegiate Golf Association, held at Woburn, Mas- 
sachusetts, on Wednesday, October 16, the team 
match was won by Williams- Three colleges were 
represented in the tournament, Williams, Dartmouth 
and Technology. This is the third consecutive time 
that Williams has won the golf trophy. H. W. 
Stucklen, of Dartmouth, won the individual match. 
Bowdoin was not represented, although the college 
retains membership in the association. 

It should be 'stated for the benefit of the students 
that the Orient arrives in Brunswick, Friday after- 
noons, and that they may be secured at the post 
office Friday afternoon or evening. It sometimes 
happens that they are not delivered until Saturday, 
but they can always be secured on Friday if they are 
asked for at the post office. When evening mail is 
given after supper at the post office, only first-class 
matter is handed out, but the Orients can always 
be secured by asking for them. 

"In contrast to the neat green caps which the 
Chicago Freshmen are wearing is the straw hat 
which the Bowdoin Freshmen are required to wear 
wherever they go." — Daily Maroon, University of 
Chicago. As a fact, not a straw hat can be seen 
now, all the members of 191 1 having discontinued 
weaing them since initiation. It would probably be 
better here at Bowdoin if instead of some outland- 
ish headgear being prescribed each year for the 
entering class, which is worn for about a week, 
some neat cap was provided which shovild be worn 
all the year. But then, this is the custom we have, 
and it is a hard thing to change established practice ! 



ing its origin, growth, and accomplishments. 
In speaking of the kind of men wanted in the 
foreign mission service, Mr. Straub said none 
but college graduates were acceptable ; men of 
sterling characters, high ptirposes, and firm 
resolutions. 

As for the field of service, there is none 
greater in the world. The work is chiefly 
along religious and educational lines. The 
old-time idea that the foreign missionary must 
fight his way and be put to a thousand and one 
exposures is speedly being lost sight of and in 
the place of that idea men are learning that 
the dangers are not as stupendous as have 
been imagined and that there is a great will- 
ingness and eagerness on the part of the 
heathen to receive whatever of enlightenrtient 
the Christian nations of the world can bring 
him. Mr. Straub suggested that an element 
of "the square deal" ought to enter into our 
relations with those people to whom God is 
unknown. 



COLLEGE BAND 

College Band Holds Organization Re- 
hearsal — New Plans for Its Perma- 
nency. ' 

Leader Kane has thrown himself into the 
work of developing and directing the proposed 
band with praiseworthy energy and it shopld 
be noted that he is being supported in a grat- 
ifying manner. The plans of the band, at 
present, seem concentrated about the single 
idea of making a creditable showing at the 
remainder of the games, but during the winter 
they propose to continue practicing systemat- 
ically so that by spring they may prove efl:ective 
attraction at the baseball games and track 
meet. There is another end to be accomplished 
by this continued winter practice than that of 
temporary perfection. It is hoped that with 
the nucleus remaining in college of this year's 
band that interest in a college band may be 
re-awakened and that next year a band can be 
developed which will surpass any band Bow- 
doin has ever had. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

Last Thursday evening, Mr. A. W. Straub 
spoke to the Christian Association on "Stu- 
dent Volunteer Movement for Foreign Mis- 
sions." First Mr. Straub gave a short his- 
tory of the student volunteer movement, stat- 



COMMUNICATION 

The stand which the Orient takes in regard to the 
plans for Freshmen having some branch of athletics 
compulsory, is meeting with much favor. The col- 
lege will be the gaine , but by far the greatest bene- 
fit falls on the student himself. The exercise result- 



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ing from some regular athletic work would greatly 
aid the general condition of the health. 

Then there is another point from which the Fresh- 
man naturally looks. He eyes with admiration the 
big "B" and longs to have the honor of wearing one. 
Incessant practice will develop some of the hitherto 
hidden p ovvess in various branches and the student 
will be as much surprised as any one to find out 
what he can do. At any rate, everyone should try 
to do something for the college until it is proven 
conclusively that he is unable to accomplish anything 
at all in athletics. 

1911. 



NOTICES 

The Class of 1875 Prize in American His- 
tory will be awarded this year for the best 
essay on one of the following subjects: 

1. The Origin and History of Shay's 
Rebellion. 

2. The New England Emigrant Aid 
Society. 

3. The policy of William Pitt Fessenden 
during Reconstruction. 

Essays should contain not less than fifteen, 
nor more than twenty-five thousand words. 
All essays must be submitted in typewritten 
form to Professor Allen Johnson not later 
than !May i, 1908. The competition is open 
to Seniors and Juniors. Students who intend 
to compete are advised to consult with Profes- 
sor Johnson before beginning work. 

The Bennett Prize will be awarded this year 
for the best essay on "The Working of the 
Committee System in the Legislature of 
Maine." Essays should contain not less than 
five, nor more than ten thousand words. All 
essays must be submitted to Professor Allen 
Johnson not later than May i, 1908. The 
competition is open to Seniors and Juniors. 



ALUMNI BACK AT THE FRATERNITY INITIATIONS 

.\LPHA DELTA PHI 
Edward Stanwood, 1861 ; D. A. Robinson, 1873 ; 
F. C. Robinson, 1873; F. O. Purington, 1880; W. A. 
Moody, 1S82; Wyllys Chamberlain, 1882; C. C 
Hutchins, 1883; W. H. White, 1899; E. A. Kaharl, 
1899 ; J. C. Pearson, 1900 ; Ben Parke ■, 1902 ; R. B. 
Stone, 1902; T. H. Riley, Jr., 1903; C. F, Robinson, 
1903; T. C. White, 1903; G. C. Purington, Jr., 1904; 
J. W. Riley, 1905; D. C. White, 1905; H. L. Childs, 
1906 ; Phillips Kimball, 1907 ; G. A. Bower, 1907 ; T. 
R. Winchell, 1907. 

BETA THETA PI 

H. D. Evans, '01, Augusta; S. C. Whitmore, '03, 

Brunswick ; W. T. Johnson, '06, Augusta ; E. C. 

Pope, '07, Manchester; W. S. Linnell, '07, Saco ; W. 

E. Roberts, '07, Brunswick; H. A. Merrill, ex-'o9, 



Gardiner; G. H. Macomber, ex-'io, Augusta; W. N. 
Emerson, '09, University of Maine, delegate from B. 
H. Chapter, Beta Theta Pi. 

THETA DELTA CHI 

F. J. C. Little, '89; G. C Soule, '06; Rev. P. F. 
Marston, '88; H. L. Brown, '07; H. W. Cobb, '00; 
A. J. Voorhees, '07; W. B. Mitchell, '90; Wind- 
ham, '04 ; J. N. Emery, '05 ; H. A. Jump ; H. P. 
Chapman, '06. 

DELTA UPSILON 

Guy Sturgis, H. Marr, H. Wilbor, J. Condon, 
George Wilbor, C. Merritt, C. Kingsley, George 
Wheeler, A. Welsch, H. Fuller, C. Stetson, R, 
Stuart, R. Sawyer, M. Marston. 

ZETA PSI 
C. W. Haggerty, J. H. Everett, Prof. H. L. John- 
son, E. S. Anthoine, Lyman Cousins, H. L. Johnson. 

DELTA KAPPA EPSILON 
L. C. Hatch, '95; R. C. Cony, '06; D. C Minot, 
'96; J. B. Dnjmmond, '07; K. C. M. Sills, '01; E. E. 
Holt, '07; L. A. Pierce, '05; J. F. Cox, '04. 

PSI UPSILON 
Charles T. Hawes, '76; Arthur T. Parker, '76; 
L. A. Rogers, '75; B. Potter, '78; Prof. George T. 
Files, '89; Geo ge Fogg, '02; Philip Clifford, '03; 
Sam Dana, '04 ; Raymond Davis, '05 ; Charles Cook, 
'os ; Dr. Burnett. 

KAPPA SIGMA 
Dr. E. W. Files, 1902; Hon. R. W. Smith, 1897; 
Ralph Clark, 1897; P. C. Giles, 1897. 



Hluinni IRotes 



CLx\SS OF 1831 
Mrs. Lucy A. Huston, widow of Professor 
Joseph Tyler Huston of this class, died Octo- 
ber 20, 1907, at Bath, at the advanced age of 
ninety-two years. She had been all her life 
connected with the educational and philan- 
thropical institutions of her native city. 

CLASS OF 1850 
The many friends of Rev. T. S. Perry who 
has been ill for over a year, will regret to learn 
that he still remains incapacitated for the work 
to which he has given so many years of his 
active life. He is now residing at Harrison, 
Maine. 

Jesse Appleton Melcher, who received the 
honorary degree of Master of Arts from Bow- 
doin over half a century ago, died at Redwood 
City, California, October 9, 1907, after a long 
illness at the age of eighty-four. Mr. Melcher 
belonged to a Brunswick family noted in tlie 
last century for their skill as carpenters and 



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builders as the woodwork of the College 
Chapel still testifies. It was while practicing 
his trade of carpentry that Mr. Melcher 
secured means to fit himself as a teacher, a 
calling that he followed with success for sev- 
eral years in the Southern States. In 1872 he 
removed to California and became an insur- 
ance agent. In 1884 he was chosen a member 
of the Board of Education of San Francisco 
and served with distinction. He was a devout 
Christian and for many years a deacon in one 
of the city churches. 

CLASS OF 1900 

Joseph C. Pearson arrived in Brunswick, 
October 22, for a visit to his parents, Mr. and 
Mrs. S. W. Pearson. Mr. Pearson has been 
cruising a year and a half in the Pacific in con- 
nection with the scientific expedition sent out 
by the Carnegie Institute of Washington, D. 
C, to make a magnetic survey of that ocean. 
In August he left the Yacht Galilee at Alaska 
and went down the Yukon River as far as 
Dawson City to make magnetic observations. 
He then went through British Columbia, east 
to the Selkirk range of mountains and then up 
to Lake Winnipeg. This gave him a fine trip 
over a wild and interesting country. 

Albro L. Burnell has been appointed clerk 
in the United States consulate at Barranguilla, 
U. S. of Colombia. 

CLASS OF 1901 
Professor Henry D. Evans of the State 
laboratory of hygiene, has begun the work of 
analyzing all the public water supplies of the 
State. Hereafter this examination is to be 
conducted regularly four times a year. 

CLASS OF 1902 
Edward E. Carter was married, 22 October 
1907, to Miss Helen L., daughter of Mr. Geo. 
W. Johnson of Bath, Me. The bride is a grad- 
uate of the Bath High School and a member of 
the Class of 1903 at Mt. Holyoke College. 
Since giving up his instructorship in forestry 
at Harvard, Mr. Carter has been in the employ- 
ment of the United States as forest assistant in 
the Department of Agriculture. The newly 
married couple will spend the winter in Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

CLASS OF 1905 
"Steve" Pinkham was married Tuesday to 
Miss Lorena Dunton of Bath. Mr. Pinkham 
will reside in New York, where he is 
employed in a large electrical company. 



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VOL. XXXVIl 



NO. 15 



TUFTS, 19; BOWDOIN, 2 

BowDOiN Loses in Hard Game at Portland. 

Tufts defeated Bowdoin at Portland, Sat- 
urday, by a score of 19 to 2. The game was 
far closer and more interesting than the score 
would indicate. 

Gould kicked off to Wandtke who advanced 
the ball from the 15 to the 30-yard line. 
Newman and Lee made a yard each ; then 
Gould punted to Tufts' 38-yard line. Tufts 
fumbled but recovered the ball several yards 
nearer their goal. A forward pass was tried 
unsuccessfully; and Tufts was penalized 15 
yards. Green punted to Gould 25 yards 
down the field. 

Newman gained a yard; on the next play, 
however, Bowdoin was penalized 15 yards. 
Commins went through left tackle for 3 yards 
and Crowley made i on the forward pass. 
Gould then essayed a field goal, the ball fall- 
ing short by about a yard. 

Green ran the kick back 20 yards. Sheedy 
made 4; then 40 on a neatly executed trick 
play. 

On the next play Tufts fumbled, but recov- 
ered the ball. Wallace was thrown for a 
loss. Green then punted to Phipps on Bow- 
doin's 12-yard line. 

Tufts held and Gould punted to Green who 
ran the ball back 15 yards. The ball was now 
on Bowdoin's 28-yard line. . Wallace failed 
to gain; the forward pass gave Tufts 15 
yards; Hooper made 3. Two plays brought 
the ball within a yard of Bowdoin's goal and 
Hooper was pushed over for a touchdown. 
Green missed an easy goal. 

Gould dubbed a kick along the ground 
which Lee secured on Tufts' 3S-yard line. A 
poorly executed forward pass cost Bowdoin 
15 yards. Phipps made 10; Bowdoin fum- 
bled on the next play and Tufts received the 
ball, rushed it to Bowdoin's 30-yard line, 
where Green dropped a pretty goal. 

Receiving the ball on the kick off Bowdoin 
rushed it up the field to the 7-yard line where 
Green intercepting a forward pass was 
dragged behind his own goal for a safety. 

Tufts secured one touchdown and a goal 
from the field in each half. 



Tufts excelled in trick plays, continually 
making them to good advantage. Bowdoin 
was stronger in straight line bucking. Sev- 
eral times during the game the team was 
within striking distance of Tufts' goal, only 
to be penalized or to lose the ball through 
poor headwork. 

Captain Green of Tufts was the individual 
star of the game. He used exceptionally good 
judgment in running his team and outpunted 
either Gould or Newman. Plis goal from the 
field in the second half was the feature of the 
game. 

For Bowdoin Phipps proved to be the best 
ground gainer, frequently making from 10 to 
20 yards. Haley at guard was a tower of 
strength, continually breaking through and 
rushing the Tufts runner for a loss. 

The line-up and summary : 

Tufts, Bowdoin. 

Hubbard, l.e r.e., Crowley (Capt.) 

Kensella, l.e r.t., Commins 

Marr, l.t. 

Burt, l.g r.g., Sewall 

r.g., Ready 

Ireland, c c, Lente 

Houston, r.g l.g., Haley 

Dunn, r.g. 

Chase, r.t l.t., Newman 

Wilson, r.e I.e., Wandtke 

Green (Capt.), q.b q.b.,- Gould, Burton 

Wallace, Smith, l.h.b r.h.b.. Files 

Sheehy, r.h.b l.h.b., Phipps 

Hooper, f .b f.b., Lee 

Score — Tufts, 19 ; Bowdoin, 2. Touchdowns — 
Hooper 2. Goal from touchdown — Green. Goals 
from field — Green 2. Safety — Green. Referee — 
Blown of B. A. A.; Umpire — "Reggie" Brown of 
Harvard; Field Judge — Knight of Michigan; Lines- 
men — Stanwood of Bowdoin, Cousins of Tufts ; 
Timers — Wing of Bowdoin, Prince of Tufts. Time 
— 30-minute halves. 



BOWDOIN VS. BATES 

The Great Game of the Year Tomorrow ! — Everybody 
Up to Lewiston ! 

Next Saturday at Garcelon Field, Lewis- 
ton, Bowdoin meets Bates in what promises 
to be one of the most stubbornly fought con- 
tests in the intercollegiate football series. 
Bates will be no easy opponent, having scored 
on Harvard, beaten New Hampshire State 



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and held Exeter and Colby to low scores. 
Added to this good showing Captain Schu- 
macher, who has been ill for the past few 
weeks, will be back in his old place at tackle. 
But Bowdoin supporters will go to the Spin- 
dle City full of confidence, with a good team, 
with a week's hard and consistent practice 
behind them, to bring back a victory. It is 
quite probable that the old Exeter back, King, 
and Manter, will be seen in Bowdoin togs. 

If Bowdoin wins this game, and at the 
same time if Maine should beat Colb}' — 
Bowdoin will have a clear field for the cham- 
pionship, the best that Maine could do would 
be to tie with Bowdoin, by winning the game 
at Brunswick the coming Saturday. If Colby 
wins tho' — Bowdoin will have to beat Maine 
on the i6th to win the championship. 

The probable line-up : 

Bowdoin. Bates. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., Cummings 

Newman, l.t r.t., Schumacher (Capt.) 

Haley, I.g r.g., Booker 

Lente or Boynton, c c, Cochran 

Sewall, r.g I.g., McKenna 

Commins, r.t l.t.. Parks 

Crowley (Capt.), r.e I.e., Brown 

Gould or Burton, q.b q.b., Cobb 

Phipps or King, l.h.b r.h.b., Keaney 

Manter or Files, r.h.b l.h.b., Hull 

Lee or Ballard, f.b f .b., Sargent 



BOWDOIN LOSES CROSS=COUNTRY RUN 

Tufts, 27; Bowdoin, 28 — Colbath, of Bow- 
doin, Comes in First. 

Bowdoin was defeated by Tufts last Sat- 
urday morning in the first cross-country run 
she has ever held with another college. The 
race was a success and one will be held every 
year in the future, if possible. The result of 
this race was Tufts 27, Bowdoin 28. The 
course was four and a half miles in length 
and lay as follows : Start at Theta Dlta Chi 
House, go out McKeen Street, turn to right, 
down across the railroad to Pleasant Street, 
along east and north sides of cemetery, cross 
the brook near the river, go straight up over 
Standpipe Hill to the River Road, along this 
for a hundred yards, then turn sharp west 
through an orchard, then across the golf 
links to a side road, down this to Pleasant 
street, and so home, the last half-mile being 
the same as the first. When the course was 
laid out the brook was so narrow that it could 
be jumped, but after the rains had raised it a 
scow had to be moored across it. 



The runners for the two colleges were : 

Tufts. Bowdoin. 

Marshall, 2 I, Colbath 

Morrison, 4 3, Sloman 

Williams, 5 7, Morss 

Powers, 6 8, Simmons 

Lennon, 10 9, Weston 

Total, 3,7- Total, 28. 

At the end of the first mile the Tufts men 
were bunched in the lead with the Bowdoin 
runners in a group close behind. This 
arrangement was kept practically the same 
during the first three miles. When the men 
reached Pleasant Street, the second time they 
began to increase their speed and string out 
more. At the beginning of the last half-mile 
they were in two groups a hundred yards 
apart. In the first one were Marshall, Mor- 
rison, Colbath, Slocum and Williams, in the 
second. Powers, Morss, Weston, Simmons, 
Lennon. 

Colbath won easily by about twenty yards. 
The others finished in this order: Marshall, 
Slocum, Morrison, Williams, Powers, Morss, 
Simmons, Weston, Lennon. The time was 31 
minutes, 26 and 2-5 seconds. 

The judges at the finish were Col. H. A. 
Wing of Lewiston, Coach O'Donnell of 
Bates, Dr. Whittier of Bowdoin, Stevens of 
Tufts, Prof. Hutchins, and S. B. Furbish. 



CROSS COUNTRY 

Prospects of Another Race — Bates Seems 
Desirous to Run 

"There has been much interest in cross 
country running here this fall. Clifford, '08, 
has been elected captain of the team. After 
trying to arrange a dual meet with Bowdoin, 
that college has at last suceeded in finding a 
successful excuse and has evaded a meet. We 
were ready to run under any suitable condi- 
tions, but the Brunswick athletes were hard 
to please." — Bates Student. 

The above appeared in the current issue of 
the Bates Student. The Orient has no desire 
to make comment which would stir up any 
feeling between the two institutions. If Bates 
felt the Orient was using that college 
unjustly in its news comment of two weeks 
ago, we offer apology to their feelings. The 
Orient is coming to be distinctly a news- 
paper and we stated the news exactly as the 
facts were. However, in view of the fact 
that the Student appears to believe that it was 
Bowdoin who was anxious to avoid running 



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a race, and that there may be no wrong 
impression in regard to this, the Orient 
called the attention of the Bowdoin Track 
Association to the comment and efforts are 
now being made to arrange for a cross 
country run between the two colleges. We 
most sincerely hope that such a race can be 
arranged. Bowdoin is willing to agree to 
any terms whatsoever, and there is plenty of 
time to arrange for a contest. We at Bow- 
doin have not the slightest ill feeling towards 
Bates and most sincerely hope that a cross- 
country can be run. Much better feeling 
has grown up between the two colleges in the 
past few years and we most sincerely hope 
that the mutual relations will continue to be 
the best. At present the contest is not 
decided. Bowdoin should stand a good 
chance, with the experience gained in the 
former race. As it is evident that Bowdoin 
has no desire to avoid any contest, we cer- 
tainly believe that Bates will be good enough 
sportsmen to accept our offer. 



MUSICAL CLUBS 

There seems to be a good outlook for the 
Musical Clubs this year. There is a lot of 
good new material in the Freshman Class and 
these new men are turning out well for the 
clubs. The Glee Club is to hold rehearsals 
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at five 
o'clock, and the work of thinning out the men 
will soon begin, so as to bring down the num- 
ber from the present forty to the twenty or 
less who are to be taken on the trips. Noth- 
ing definite is announced about the trips to 
be made, but there is some talk of holding 
a joint concert with the Dartmouth Musical 
Clubs in Portland some time during January. 



DELTA UPSILON CONVENTION 

The Delta Upsilon Fraternity held its 
annual convention Oct. 17th and i8th with 
the Minnesota Chapter at the West Hotel, 
Minneapolis, Minn. The President of the 
Convention was W. B. Chamberlain, a Mich- 
igan alumnus, and the afternoon of the first 
day was spent at the President's summer 
home at Lake Winnetonka, with a trip 
around the lake on a chartered steamer. On 
the second day the business of the convention 
was disposed of and in the evening came the 
national banquet, which was the crowning 
event of the convention. Speeches were heard 
from President W. B. Chamberlain, Chan- 
cellor E. Benjamin Andrews of the Univer- 
sity of Nebraska, Prof. Paul S. Reinsch of 
the University of Wisconsin, and Prof. E. 
McDermott of the University of Minnesota. 

The trip to Minneapolis was interesting. 
The delegates from the East traveled by spe- 
cial car from Boston as far as Chicago and 
from there on by special train. The dele- 
gates from the Bowdoin Chapter were Edgar 
F. Sewall, '09, and Percy G. Bishop, '09. 



COLLEGE ORCHESTRA 

The first rehearsal of the Orchestra was 
held Tuesday evening in the Y. M. C. A. 
Rooms. There was a good number of fel- 
lows out and the prospects for a prosperous 
season seem good. The rehearsals will not 
be extremely long and will not come 
oftener than once or twice a week. 
This is a good way to practice, and every- 
body who is interested in music should spend 
at least one or two hours a week for prac- 
tice. If the scheme materializes trips will be 
planned and there will be good fun for all. 



BIBLE STUDY PLANS 

About twenty-five students met with Rev. 
Herbert A. Jump last Monday evening in the 
Y. M. C. A. rooms and laid out the plan of 
Bible Study for the year. 

It is planned to hold about fifteen meetings, 
extending from the present time to the middle 
of March, during which time the Christian 
Bible will be studied as comprehensively as 
possible. The course is to consist of lectures, 
readings and discussions. The topics for 
immediate study are : "The King James Bible, 
its Aim and its Humanity," "Its Ancestors 
and its Posterity," "The Bible Story of the 
Beginning," "Aims and Methods of Bible 
Scholarship." 

These topics are to be followed by a study 
of Hebrew History, Poetry, Prophecy, etc., 
and then the rest of the year is devoted to 
work in the New Testament. 

The course promises to be of an informal 
nature and all men interested are urged to 
come, for a knowledge of the Christian Bible 
forms an esssential part of every liberal edu- 
cation. 



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Echoes from the 

Tufts Game 



The Orient wishes to 
congratulate the college 



upon the college spirit 
shown at the Tufts game, Saturday. Dur- 
ing the last part of the game in the face of 
certain defeat, two hundred and fifty Bow- 
doin men shouted the name of Bowdoin out 
over the field as it had never been shouted at 
any other stage of the game. After the teams 
had left the field every man remained in his 
seat and for twenty minutes cheered the play- 
ers, the team, the faculty, and the college. 
After this the whole Bowdoin aggregation 
led by the band marched to Monument 
Square where again the name of Bowdoin 
was made to resound. It was the best dis- 
play of spirit that we have had for a num- 
ber of years and should be encouraged. 

Another noticeable feature of the day at 
Portland was the absence of the "yagging 
spirit." Throughout the day the best feeling 
prevailed between the two rival colleges who 
practically owned the city. Bowdoin and 



Tufts most effectively showed that two large 
groups of college fellows would attend an 
athletic contest without any but the best of 
spirit. The Orient is particularly pleased at 
the high expressions of praise that the Port- 
land papers printed in regard to the conduct 
of the large crowd of Bowdoin men in the 
city. These are things which help the col- 
lege more than we can imagine. Lively, 
enthusiastic, and never-say-die spirit through- 
out the game and gentlemanly character 
about the city are characteristics that the true 
college man should never forget. Remem- 
bering ideals such as these does more good 
for the college than any other factor. 



The traditions there are 
1911 Class Colors at Bowdoin, the Orient 

looks upon as the duty of 
every Bowdoin man to uphold. The three 
upperclasses, we trust, need no stimulus to 
their zeal as supporters of those things which 
are distinctly Bowdoin. So, assuming and 
feeling confident of the loyalty of the upper- 
classes, we address ourselves in this case to 
the Freshman Class. It has been the custom, 
it might almost be called a tradition, since it 
has been the heredity of generations, for the 
incoming class to adopt the colors of the out- 
going class. That is to say, the class colors 
of 1907 were Red and White and the Orient, 
which in matters of this kind always repre- 
sents college sentiment, hopes that at tl-reir 
next meeting the Class of 191 1 will show its 
conservativeness in maintaining college cus- 
toms by voting to adopt as their class colors, 
Red and White. 



There is one matter which 
Class Numerals the Athletic Association 

should attend to at its 
next meeting. When the present Association 
rules in regard to the wearing of class numer- 
als were formed no provision was made for 
granting numerals to members of class teams 
which competed with class teams of other 
institutions. These rules were adopted when 
Bowdoin did not hold regular class meets 
with any other college. Now that a meet has 
been held with Bates some rule should be 
adopted. As it now stands, Bowdoin Fresh- 
men who won points in the track meet with 
Bates cannot rightfully wear numerals. The 
Orient would recommend that the Athletic 
Association at a coming mass-meeting attend 



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to this at once and award numerals to those 
men who won first or second place. As the 
Athletic Association governs the matter of 
the wearing of class numerals, its rules 
should be made comprehensive and should 
be enforced. 



DRAMATIC CLUB 

The cast of "Halfback Sandy" is rehears- 
ing regularly twice a week now, Monday and 
Thursday evening. Good progress is being 
made under the coaching of Miss Curtis and 
the fellows seem to be showing good interest 
in the work. The first two acts have been 
rehearsed several times and the third is to be 
taken up soon. The play is to be given in 
three places in the State, besides Brunswick, 
and there is some talk of a Masachusetts trip. 



FINANCIAL REPORTS 

As was stated in the Commencement 
Orient, owing to a fatal accident to the man- 
agers of two athletic organizations, it was 
impossible to secure all the reports at that time. 
The reports, having but just come to our atten- 
tion, are printed in this issue. Together with 
the baseball report is shown a brief compari- 
son of the season with thatof 1906. The Season 
Ticket idea in baseball piroved to be a marked 
failure, causing considerable loss. The effect 
of the weather was of marked importance in 
the attendance. The cancelling of one of the 
Dartmouth games by the council also made a 
distinct loss. The Track Association shows 
slight deficit. These deficits and the conse- 
quent falling off of subscriptions in all 
branches of athletics are serious food for 
thought. It shows in plain figures how Bow- 
doin students are refusing to pay for their 
own athletics. 

REPORT OF THE TREASURER OF THE 

COUNCIL. 

Wm. a. Moody, Treasurer. , Dr. 

To Balance on hand July, 1906 $714.32 

Balance from baseball season of 1905.... 25.40 

Interest on deposits 12.70 

Ten per cent, gate receipts from football. . 126.19 

Ten per cent, receipts from baseball 26.10 

Ten per cent, gate receipts from hockey.. 3.25 
Ten per cent, gate receipts from Invita- 
tion Meet 13. 1 1 

Ten per cent, gate receipts from High 

School games 3.70 

Received from Manager Lee on account of 

advance to track athletics 100.00 

$1,024.77 



Cr. 
By Paid frovn ten per cent, fund for work on 

Whittier Field $162.25 

Paid for water rates 12.53 

Paid for printing 15.00 

Paid for golf entry fee 5.00 

Paid bal. due Track Coach for 1906 12.00 

Advance to Track Manager Lee 168.32 

Advance to Football Manager Robinson . . 50.00 
Balance July i, 1907 599.67 

$1,024.77 
The funds of the council are disposed as follows : 

Union National Bank balance $126.32 

Brunswick Sav. Inst, deposit and interest... 473.35 

$599-67 

General Treasury balance $387.08 

Ten per cent. Fund balance 212.59 

$599.67 
I have examined the foregoing report of the 
Treasurer of the Athletic Council, and find it cor- 
rect and properly vouched. The cash balance is 
$599-67. 

Barrett Potter, 

For the Auditors. 
June 29, 1907. 

REPORT OF BOWDOIN COLLEGE BASE- 
BALL ASSOCIATION 

Season of 1907. 
Receipts. 

1906 Subscriptions $14.00 

Season tickets sold 416.50 

Subscriptions 158.50 

Minstrel Show 94-79 

Guarantees, trips away : 

Fordham , 73-00 

Seton Hall 80.00 

Brown 100.00 

Portland (April 19) 100.00 

Dartmouth 100.00 

Colby 40.00 

Wesleyan 80.00 

Tufts 80.00 

Maine 75.00 

Bates 25.00 

Portland 80.00 

Harvard 1 15.00 

Second, Gardiner IS.OO 

E. L. H. S 10.00 

Hebron 25.00 

Fryeburg 25.00 

Gate receipts, home games : 

Bates games, exhib $56.35 

Mercersburg 22.20 

Boston College 24.25 

Maine 61.10 

Bates 90.35 

Bates (Memorial) 49-43 

Colby . /■. 180.07 

Colby, Ivy 103.7S 

Second, Bates 2d 3.45 

Hebron 3-35 

Mileage sold 6.32 

Board at island I7-I0 



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Sale of goods 12.20 

Ticket 35 

Key at grand stand '..... i.oo 

Total receipts $2,334.06 

Expenditures, 

Stamps $8.55 

Coaching 47475 

Room rent, coach 26.75 

Board, coach 30.00 

Printing 4475 

Express 50 

Telegrams 1.60 

Muir, work on diamond 29.91 

Abbott 7-45 

Unclassified 93-04 

Schedules \ 4.44 

Travelling expenses away : 

New York trip 272.07 

Portland (Apr. 19) 38.80 

Dartmouth 163.15 

Colby 45-9S 

Wesleyan-Tuf ts 200.70 

Orono 73-95 

Bates 23.05 

Bates ( Memorial) 19-35 

Portland 26.00 

Harvard 107.80 

Second, Gardiner 16.20 

E. L. H. S 6.60 

Leavitt 11.00 

Fryeburg 30.85 

Hebron 17-90 

Home games, expenses : 

Bates 40-33 

Mercersburg ., 75-47 

Boston College 80.67 

Maine 97-i6 

Bates (championship) 46-73 

Colby 60.30 

Colby, Ivy 88.50 

Second, Bates 2d 6.35 

Hebron 25.34 

$2,295-96 

Receipts $2,334.06 

Expenditures 2,295.96 

Cash on hand $38.10 

Assets. 

Unpaid Subscriptions $54-35 

Season tickets 75-00 

$129-35 
Liabilities. 
Wright- & Ditson $45l-00 

$451.00 

Receipts $2,334.06 

Assets 129.35 

Total $2,463-41 

Expenditures $2,295.96 

Liabilities 451-00 

Total $2,746.96 

2,463-41 

$283-35 



I have examined the books and accounts, and the 
foregoing statement of Arthur L. Robinson, man- 
ager of the Baseball Association, and find the same 
correctly kept and properly vouched. The cash bal- 
ance is $38.10. 

B.-\rrett Potter, 

For the Auditors. 
October 23, 1907. 



COMPARISON 

Owing to the deficit of this season, the man- 
agement considers it only fair to itself to sub- 
mit the following items of comparison between the 
various items of expense during the 1906 and 1907 
seasons, that it may be shown that the deficit of 
1907 is not due to excessive bills. 

Receipts. 
1906 

Subscriptions $651.00 

Minstrel Show 1 14.96 

Gate Receipts : 

Bates game $114.10 

Maine game 95-75 

Colby game 186.65 

Ivy game 126.00 

Exeter game 75-00 

1907 

Subscriptions $158.50 

Season tickets 416.50 

$575-00 
[Allowing 3-5 of season tickets as subscriptions 
the figures will be $408.40.] 

[The unpaid subscriptions were greater in 1906 
than 1907 ; $154.50 uncollected in '06 ; $129.00 in '07. 
So reduction here not due to lack of collection.] 

Minstrel Show 94-97 

Bates game 90-35 

Maine game 61. lo 

Colby game 180.07 

Ivy game 103.75 

Mercersburg 22.20 

Boston College 24.25 

From these figures of corresponding games, it is 
seen how much less the attendance was in 1907 than 
in 1906 — due to the extreme coldness of the 
weather. Also, two games were cancelled in 1907 — 
Bates and Tufts — with much expense. 

The cancelling of one of Dartmouth games by 
Athletic Council cost $60. 

Expenditures. 

Cost of coach in 1906. $507-50 

In 1907 474-75 

Supplies in 1906 495-35 

In 1907 - 451-OO 

Total expense of season 2,541.56 

Total in 1907 2,746.96 



REPORT OF THE MANAGER OF THE BOW- 
DOIN COLLEGE TRACK TEAM. 
Receipts. 

'Back Subscriptions $i7-5o 

Borrowed from Athletic Council : 

For board track 168.32 



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B. A. A. Guarantee So-oo 

B. A. A. Subscription 95-50 

Indoor Meet 278.IQ 

Atliletic Goods 31-75 

Subscriptions 346-OO 

M. I- A. A- Surplus 71-OS 

Interscholastic Meet 154-6° 

N. E. I- A. A- Surplus 19.00 

Worcester Subscription 18.40 

Miscellaneous 5-SO 

Total Receipts J . $1,255.72 

Expenditures. 

General Expenses $50-53 

Unpaid bills (1906) i3-i6 

B. A- A. Relay Team 106.61 

Putting down board track 168.32 

Clearing snow from track 9-19 

Freshmen Relay Team 8.75 

Indoor Meet 135-76 

Interscholastic Meet I94-9I 

Athletic Goods 1-27-84 

M- I. A- A. dues IS-OO 

Keeping track in order 33-36 

N- E. I. A- A. dues iS-OO 

Expenses of Mr. Clark as coach 9.50 

M. I. A. A. Meet 101.70 

C. . A. Boynton, for rubbing 19.25 

Athletic Council on Account 100.00 

Worcester Meet iii-47 

Total Expenses -. - . .$1,220.35 

Balance cash on hand 35-37 

Total $1,255-72 

Liabilities. 

Athletic Council for board track $68.32 

Less cash on hand 35-37 

Total liabilities $32-97 

Assets. 

Subscriptions $5i.oo 

R. A. Lee. 
I have examined the foregoing report of the man- 
ager of the Track Athletic Association and find it 
correct and properly vouched. The cash balance is 
$35-37. 

Barrett Potter^ 

For the Auditors. 



REPORT FOR THE TENNIS ASSOCIATION. 
Season 1906-07. 

Total receipts $207.01 

Total expense 156.01 



Cash balance to Association, $51.00 

J. F. Morrison, Manager. 

NOTICE 

An address illustrated with stereopticon 
slides will be given in the Church on the Hill 
next Sunday evening (Nov. 10) on "Mean- 
derings Through Morocco, A Christian Infidel 
Among Moslem Saints." In this address 



Rev. Mr. Jump will tell some of his experi- 
ences in Morocco this last summer. All stu- 
dents invited. 

CALENDAR 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9 

Football game with Bates at Lewiston. 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10 

4.00 P.M. Sunday Chapel. Violin Solo by Ken- 
drie. 'lo; music by Quartette; Prof. Chapman will 
speak. 

8.00 P.M. Illustrated Lecture by Rev. Mr. Jump at 
Church on the Hill. 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER II 

3.30 P.M. Football practice on Whittier Field. 
Signal practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal in Christian Asso- 
ciation rooms. 

6.00 P.M. Band rehearsal in Memorial Hall. 

7.30 P.M. Orchestra rehearsal in Christian Asso- 
ciation room. 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 

Football practice on Whittier Field. 



3.30 P-M- 

Scrimmage- 
6-30 P.M. 



Band rehearsal in Memorial Hall. 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER I3 

Football practice on Whiitier Field. 



Glee Club rehearsal in Christian Asso- 



3-30 P-M. 
Scrimmage. 

5-00 P.M. 

ciation room. 

8.30 P.M. Mr. Jump's Bible Class in Christian 
Association rooms. 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER I4 

3.30 P-M- Football practice on Whittier Field. 
Scrimmage. 

6.30 P.M. Band rehearsal in Memo"ial Hall. 

7.00 P.M. Christian Association meeting. 

F. M. Gerrish, M.D., '78, will speak on "Thought 
Transference." 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 5 

3.30 P.M. Football practice on Whittier Field. 
Last practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal in Christian Asso- 
ciation room. 

7.00 P.M. Mass-Meeting in Memorial Hall. 

8.00 P.M. Meeting of the Deutscher Verein. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 

11.00 A.M. University of Maine team and sup- 
porters arrive. 

3.00 P.M. Football game with University of Maine 
on Whittier Field. 



COMMUNICATION 

There have been many inquiries as to whether 
the Class of 1910 will hold the annual Sophomore 
Hop this year. Last year the hop was held in 
Memorial Hall, the evening of November twenty- 
third, which is just before the Thanksgiving recess. 
It is hoped that the members of the class will 
talk the hop over, and that definite action will be 
taken on it at a class meeting, called in the near 
future. 

— 1910. 



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Colleoe Botes 



Labratory wo;k in Physics I has commenced. 

Powers, '08, visited in Boston a few days last 
week. 

Fisk, '09. entertained his cousin who is a Senior 
at Tufts. 

Tefft, '09, has been suffering from a shght attack 
of grippe. 

Johnson, '11, entertained his uncle at the D. U. 
House Friday. 

Crowell, '10. is suffering with throat trouble at 
his home in Bangor. 

Clifford, '10, was referee at the Portland-Bangor 
game, last Saturday. 

A pair of new shoes was stolen from a room in 
one of the ends recently. 

Fa rar, '10, was called home Wednesday by the 
sudden illness of his father. 

The College Orchestra is rehearsing regularly 
now under leader P. B. Morse. 

Dr. S. B. Marshall, Medical School, '98, was the 
guest of Kimball, '10, Saturday. 

No student who smokes cigarettes is eligible for 
a scholarship at Syacuse University. 

Chandler, '08, Foss, '08, Kane, '09, and Smith, '10, 
spent Sunday in camp near Augusta. 

Clifford, '10, acted as usher at the funeral of the 
late Monseigneur Wallace at Lewiston. 

Many Portland people remarked upon the fact 
that Bowdoin men jvere certainly good losers. 

The Dramatic Club is holding rehearsals regu- 
larly, and some very good work is being done. 

Many thanks are due the Freshmen who so kindly 
acted ^s flagmen on the cross country course. 

Monday noon the chapel choir gathered in the 
Y. M. C. A. rooms to practice some new hymns. 

Now that Bowdoin has made a start in cross 
country work, we hope to see more of it done next 
year. 

Files, '09, Goodspeed, '09, and Callahan, '11, are 
out of college for a week, being employed at Gor- 
ham in picking apples. 

The Bowdoin students are to be congratulated on 
the display of college spirit which they showed at 
the game with Tufts. 

General Joshua L. Chamberlain, LL.D., delivered 
an address before the Associated Charities of Maine 
at Portland, last Tuesday. 

Manter, '09, who has been laid up for several 
weeks, with an injured ankle, has again returned 
to practice with the squad. 

Goodspeed, '09, attended the initiation of Psi 
Chapter of Kappa Sigma and the celebration of 
Maine night at Orono, last Saturday. 

Manager Robinson invited the football team and 
several students to attend the Jefferson Theatre in 
Portland, last Saturday, after the Tufts game. 

A. L. Burnell, 1910, visited friends at the Beta 
House last Thursday night en route for the United 
States of Columbia to take up his duties in the 
office of the United States legation. 



Mr. Jump held a reception in his rooms on Fed- 
eral Street last Friday evening, many students 
attending. 

The class in Mechanical Drawing has moved into 
its new quarters in the room over the chemistry 
lecture room. 

The next rehearsal of the Orchest a will be Mon- 
day evening at 7 o'clock, in the Y. M. C. A. Rooms. 
Everybody come 1 ! 

A quartet composed of Whitmore, '11, Wilson, '10, 
Pa/kman, ',11, and Stone, '10, will sing in Port- 
land November 21. 

The Lcit.'iston Journal reports the return of Pres. 
Hyde in the near future. His health has been much 
improved by his long rest. 

Almost the entire student body gathered at the 
Theta Delta Chi House last Saturday, to see the 
finish of the cross-country race. 

Ginn, '09, was confined to his room for a few 
days last week by an attack of the grip, but has now 
recovered. 

E. H. Hobbs, '10, was called to his home in 
Waterboro on last Friday by the serious illness of 
his father. 

Brunswick High School met defeat at the hands 
of Gardiner High on Whittier Field last Saturday, 
12 to 6. 

Several of the professors kindly granted adjourns 
last Saturday morning to enable the students to see 
the cross-country race with Tufts. 

McDade, '09, umpired the game last Saturday at 
Auburn. Westbrook Seminary defeated Edward 
Little High School by a score of 6 — 5. 

The fall meeting of the North Cumberland Con- 
ference of the Congregational Churches was held 
last week with the Fi/st Parish Church. 

It is hoped that a large Bowdoin banner, similar 
to the Tufts banner displayed in Portland, will be 
in evidence to-morrow at the Bates game. 

The Orient takes pleasure in announcing the 
unanimous election of Mr. Joseph M. Boyce, 1908, 
of Portland, to the editorial board of the paper. 

The band made a very creditable showing at 
the game in Portland and much credit is due the 
leader, manager and the student body who have 
worked so hard to make it a success. 

The class and fraternity resolutions on the loss 
of the Bowdoin undergraduates pvinted in the first 
issue of the Orient this fall, were reprinted last 
week in .the Medford, Mass., Mirror. 

The Orient has received a copy of the pamphlet 
by Edward Stanwood, '61, editor of the Youth's 
Companion, on "The Separation of Maine from 
Massachusetts," for which we acknowledge our 
thanks. 

Prof. Hastings and Div. A of the class in sur- 
veying won cigars from a farmer in Topsham a '■ 
short time ago. There was a wager over the area 
of a piece of land and Prof. Hastings calculated 
nearer than the owner of the land. 

In the current issue of the Brunszi'ick Record is 
a report from H. D. Evans, director of the State 
Laboratory of Hygiene at Augusta, in which he 
states that the Brunswick water system is of excep- 
tional purity as shown by a recent analysis. The 
water system is from driven wells wholly. 



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The Portland Telegram of last Sunday spoke of 
the orderly conduct of the Bowdoin students in 
Portland and of the deference they showed by lift- 
ing their hats while a funeral was passing. 

The Freshmen have a good chance to make their 
numerals by playing on their class team in the 
Freshman-Sophomore game which will probably 
take place just before the Thanksgiving recess. 

Bates and Maine played a hard-fought game 
which resulted in a tie last Saturday, the score 
being 6 to 6. This practically puts Bates out of 
the championship series, but gives Maine a chance 
to tie with Bowdoin or Colby. 

The time-honored celebration of Purification 
Night took place last Monday evening. The Fresh- 
men were compelled to do a series of stunts and 
then were given the water cure, the scene of oper- 
ations being in front of the chapel. 

King, the famous Exeter halfback who played on 
the team that defeated Andover four years ago and 
who played with Hogan, a Yale star of two years 
ago, and Tad Jones and Cooney, two Yale stars 
at present, has entered Bowdoin Medical College 
and will probably make the team this year. 

Dr. W. E. Sargent, '78, principal of Hebron Acad- 
emy, delivered an interesting address on "Endur- 
ance," before the Christian Association last evening. 
Dr. Sargent was followed by Mr. Clayton S. Cooper, 
international secretary for Bible Study who kindly 
consented to stop off at Brunswick while on his 
way from New York to a convention in Canada. 

Themes 29, 32, 34, 36, 40, 41, 43, 46, 52, 54, 59, 64, 
67, 6g, 72, have been cancelled from the list in Eng- 
lish III and outside reading will be substituted for 
them. Owing to the large size of the class. Prof. 
Foster has been unable to give proper individual 
attention. This change he had made that he may 
have more time to devote to the needs of the sep- 
arate men. 

One of the Tufts students, in his enthusiasm for 
his Alma Mater, in Portland, Saturday, inscribed 
her name on some of Portland's business blocks. 
He was only saved from arrest by the entreaties of 
his fellow-students and by his agreement to erase 
all the chalk marks. A large and interested crowd 
of spectators overlooked the operation which was 
superintended by a squad of police, much to the 
chagrin of the Tufts enthusiast. 

The contest for positions on the Orient board 
promises to be very spirited this year. Already a 
considerable number of Freshmen have commenced 
work, besides four men f/om 1910. The Freshmen 
are showing the right spirit. There are a number of 
vacancies to be filled and there is still opportunity 
for men to enter the competition. After our next 
issue, new comnetitors cannot enter, so any who 
have delayed commencing work, should begin at 
once. 

The Ibis met for organization last week and will 
hold its first regular meeting on next Monday 
evening at the New Meadows Inn. An interesting 
course of speakers is planned for the year and the 
club will give at least one jubilee lecture. The 
membership of the club this year is as follows : 
All • Seniors, William R. Crowley, Jay L. Gray, 
Albert T. Gould, Arthur H. Ham, George P. Hyde, 
Alamie P. Merrill, Arthur L. Robinson, Carl M. 
Robinson. 



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receijtioMB, dances, etc. 
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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER 15, 1907 



NO. 16 



BOWDOIN, 6; BATES, S 

BowDoiN Wins Second Game in JMaine 
Intercollegiate Series in Hard- 
Fought Contest at Lewiston 

Bowdoin narrowly defeated Bates on Gar- 
celon Field, Saturday, by the close score of 
six to five. 

The game which was hard fought through- 
out was one of the roughest games in the his- 
tory of Maine college football. Bates was 
the worst offender in this respect, both Hull 
and Keaney were put out of the game on 
account of rough tactics. 

The feature of the game was a spectacular 
run by Files who intercepted a forward 
pass by Schumacher and raced ninety yards 
down the field before he was downed. 

Phipps played a star game for Bowdoin, as 
did Newman, Commins, Haley and Captain 
Crowley. 

Captain Schumacher excelled for Bates. 
Fie was the only man able to stop Bowdoin's 
backs, he outpunted Newman, and was in 
every play. - 

Out of respect for the late Professor Rand 
of Bates neither college indulged in organ- 
ized cheering. 

The first half was evenly contested, but in 
the second half Bowdoin showed superior 
form, gaining almost at will through the 
Bates' line and continually forcing the Lewis- 
ton college to: punt. 

Commins received the kick-off on Bow- 
doin's. thirty-yard line and advanced the ball 
ten yards before he was downed. 

Lee .made nine yards on the first play and 
Phipps added eight. On the next play Bow- 
doin was penalized ten yards for off-side. 
JN'ewman punted and the Bates man was 
downed in his tracks. 

Bates made five, then three yards. Schu- 
macher tried an onside kick which Wandtke 
nabbed. 

Bates was penalized five yards on each of 
the next two plays for offside ; then fifteen 
more for holding. Neither Phipps nor Files 
could gain; a forward pass was blocked and 
it was Bates' ball. 



Two plays netted six yards, and Schuma- 
cher punted to Burton, who ran the ball back 
four yards. 

Lee was unable to gain, on the next play. 
Bowdoin fumbled but recovered the ball. 
Newman punted and on a free fumble Boyn- 
ton recovered the ball on Bates' 35-yard line. 

Bowdoin worked the ball to Bates' 18-yard 
line. Here Burton attempting a forward pass, 
failed to win out five yards, and the team was 
penalized 20 yards. A forward pass touched 
the ground before it was intercepted and it 
was Bates' ball on her own 37-yard line. 

Bates failed to gain in two downs and 
Schumacher punted to Phipps on the thirty- 
vard line. Bowdoin was unable to gain and 
Newman punted to Cummings. 

Two plays netted six yards ; Schumacher 
again punted to Phipps. Bowdoin soon punted 
and Cobb ran the ball back thirteen yards. 

From this point Bates worked the ball to 
Bowdoin's 2S-yard line where Files caught 
Schumacher's forward pass and sprinted to 
the 2 1 -yard line before .the Bates captain 
pulled him down. Newman carried the ball 
within a foot of the goal line ; and Commins 
was pushed over for a touchdown. Newman 
kicked a goal. 

Commins again received the kick-off. Lee 
made two. Files six, Newman punted to Cobb 
on the fifty-yard line. Sargent made four, 
Keaney five, a double pass netted twenty. 
Then Sargent waded e'ghteen yards through 
Bowdoin's line for a touchdown. Schuma- 
cher missed the goal. 

A few more plays were run off, then time 
was called. 

On the second half Bates receiving the 
kick-off rushed the ball up the field to Bow- 
doin's twenty-five yard line. Here Schuma- 
cher failed to kick a field goal. 

No scoring was done in this half, but Bow- 
doin excelled in rushing, twice having the ball 
within Bates twenty-yard line. 

The line-up and su;-nmary : 

Bowdoin. Bates. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e., Cummings 

Newman, l.t r.t., Andrews 

Halev. l.g r.g., Booker 

Boynton, c c, Cochrane 



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Sewall, r.g l.g., McKenney 

Commins, r.t l.t., Capt. Schumacher 

Crowley, Capt., r.e I.e., Brown 

Bu ton, q.b q.b., Cobb 

Phipps, l.h.b r.h.b., Keaney, Fraser 

Files, r.h.b l.h.b., Hull, Libbey, Mahoney 

Lee, f .b f .b., Sargent 

Score — Bowdoin 6, Bates S- Touclidowns — Com- 
mins, Sargent. Goal from touchdown — Newman. 
Umpire — Cooper of Boston Post. Referee — Davis 
of Wesleyan. Field Judge — Carrigan of Holy 
Cross. Head Linesman — Professor Carroll of Lew- 
iston. Timers — Wing of Bowdoin, McCa.thy of 
Bates. Time — 35-minute halves. 



BOWDOIN VS. MAINE TOMORROW 

Greatest G.\me of the Season on Whit- 
tier Field 

To-raorrow Bowdoin meets her old rival, 
Maine, in what promises to be a battle royal. 
Maine will bring along a very strong team, 
backed by a large contingent of supporters. 
Maine has had a good team this year, having 
trimmed Tufts and Colby, tied with Bates, 
and made Harvard and Dartmouth fight hard 
to run up large scores. The team will arrive 
at eleven o'clock and at two will line up 
against Bowdoin on Whittier Field. Bow- 
doin's team will be there, too, and will give a 
good account of itself after the victory over 
Bates last Saturday. Hubbard grandstand 
will present one solid mass of men. If Bow- 
doin wins this game, the intercollegiate cham- 
pionship belongs to her. It will be remem- 
bered that in 1905 Maine defeated Bowdoin 
18-0, while last year Bowdoin won by a score 
of 6-0. The band under Leader Kane will be 
on the field to help swell the music. The 
officials will be Stevenson, of Exeter, Umpire; 
Knight, of Michigan, Field Judge. The Head 
Linesman has not yet been selected. 

The probable line-up : 

Bowdoin. Maine. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e.. King 

Newman, l.t r.t.. Ham 

Haley, l.g r.g., Wright 

Lente, c c, Cavanangh 

Sewall, r.g l.g., Houghton 

Commins, r.t l.t., Bearce 

Crowley, r.e I.e., H. Cook 

Gould, q.b q.b., A. Cook 

Phipps, l.h.b r.h.b.. Chase 

Files, r.h.b l.h.b., Higgins 

Lee, f.b f.b., Loring 



R. A. L J. F. M. 

Softly at even the bell is tolled, — 
Silver drops in a fount of gold — 
It chimes through autumn sunset haze. 
That floods these paths and leafy ways. 

!Many are they who come again. 
But in their hearts is speechless pain, 
No longer scattered far and wide 
They sit in silence side by side. 

My thoughts fly back to that June day 
When underneath these portals gray. 
They, too, were with us gathered here 
And gave the sad last-chapel cheer. 

Toll softly on, O chapel bell. 
Ring forth your very clearest knell. 
For somewhere in the vast blue sea 
Old friends and true are hearing thee. 

M. C. DONNELL, '08. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION MEETINQ 

At the Christian Association meeting on 
Thursday evening of last week the members 
were addressed by Principal W. E. Sargent 
of Hebron Academy in a spirited lecture on 
"Endurance in College." From the nature of 
his address his words were of particular inter- 
est and appeal to his listeners ; and would 
doubtless (with practice) prove of inestima- 
ble value in the formation of a man's charac- 
ter while in college. 

Clayton S. Cooper, International Secretary 
of Bible Study, next spoke to the meeting, 
disclosing facts in regard to the \videspread 
extent of Christian Association work and 
Bible Study in American colleees which 
opened the eyes of the fellows present to their 
scope and importance of work. 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE PREACHER 

The next College Preacher will be the Rev- 
erend Floyd Tompkins, D.D., who comes to 
Brunswick ne.xt Sunday. He has been enthu- 
siastically recommended to the committee in 
charge of the College .Preacher Fund as the 
man in America best fitted to represent the 
Episcopal Church before a college audience. 
To meet his engagement with us he travels 
further than any guest we have had up to this 
date. He is one of the best-liked preachers 



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at Harvard, and combines with intellectual 
insight a spiritual fervor that has given him 
a wide hearing through all the Eastern United 
States. After graduating from Harvard and 
the General Theological Seminary he was a 
missionary in Colorado and Wyoming for 
eight years. From 1883 to 1809 he served 
Episcopal parishes in Keene, N. H., New 
York City, Hartford, Conn., Chicago, 111., and 
Providence, R. I. In 1899 he became rector 
of Holy Trinity, Philadelphia, the church 
made famous by his predecessor, Bishop 
Brooks. 



CALENDAR 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER l6 

ii.oo A.M. — University of Maine team and 
supporters arrive . 

2.O0 P.M. — Football game with University 
of Maine on Whittier Field. 

c;.03 P.M. Athletic Council meeting at Dr. 
'Whittier's office. 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER I7 

11.00 A.M. Rev. Floyd Thompkins, D.D., 
Rector of Church of Holy Trinity, Philadel- 
phia, preaches in Church on the Hill, as sec- 
ond College Preacher. 

4.0D P.M. Sunday chapel. Dr. Thompkins 
will speak. Violin solo by Kendrie and music 
bv quartette. 

7.30 P.M. Dr. Thompkins will speak in St. 
Paul's Episcopal Church, in Brunswick. 

-MONDAY, NO\'EMBER 18 

3.30 P.M. Sophomore Class Team Football 
practice on Whittier Field. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal in Christian 
Association Rooms. 

7.00 P.M. Orchestra rehearsal in Christian 
.\ssociation rooms. 

7.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal in 
Memorial Hall. 

8.00 P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal in 
Memorial Hall. 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 9 

3.30 P.M. Sophomore Football Practice on 
Whittier Field. Freshman Football Practice 
on Delta. 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 

3.30 P.M. Sophomore Football Practice on 
Whittier Field. Freshman Football Practice 
on Delta. 



t;.oo P.M. Glee Club rehearsal in Christian 
Association rooms. 

8.30 P.M. Mr. Jump's Bible Class will meet 
in Christian Association Rooms. 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21 

3.30 P.M. Sophomore Football Practice on 
Whittier Field. Freshman Practice on Delta. 
7.00 P.M. Christian Association Meeting. 
Prof. Robinson will speak on Religion. 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22 

3.30 P.M. Sophomore Football on Whittier 
Field. Freshman Football on Delta. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal in Christian 
Association rooms. 

7.00 P.M. Orchestra rehearsal in Christian 
Association rooms. 

7.30 P.M. Meeting of York County Club 
at Zeta Psi House. 

7.00 P.M. Meeting of Deutscher V'erein at 
New Meadows Inn. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 

2.00 P.M. Sophomore-Freshman Football 
Game on Whittier Field. 



OXFORD COUNTY CLUB 

The Oxford County Club held its first meet- 
ing last Tuesday night with Stanley, '09, and 
Newman, '09, at the Beta Theta Phi House. 
The following officers were elected for the 
ensuing year : Harry W. Purington, '08, Pres- 
ident ; O. H. Stanley, '09, Vice-President ; 
William Atwood, '10, Secretary and Treas- 
urer. The members present were Purington, 
'oS, Stanley, '09, Newman, '09, Sturtevant, 
'09, Stone, '09, Atwood, '10, Fisher, '10, Hast- 
ings, '11. The club has just gotten out a new 
shingle and gives evidence of a prosperous 
year. 



FRESHMAN ELECTIONS 

The Freshman elections which occurred at 
I P.M., Tuesday, were as follows: B. K. 
Phipps, President ; A. C. Swan, Vice-Presi- 
dent; H. L. Wiggin, Secretary; H. V. Bick- 
more. Treasurer. 

The class also chose its colors, those of 
last spring's graduating class, red and white, 
being selected. 



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To-morrow at the Church 
College Preacher on the Hill Bowdoin stu- 
dents are given the oppor- 
tunity to listen to one of the most foremost 
Preachers of the country, made possible by the 
most kind fund for _ this purpose. The 
Orient desires to remind the students edito- 
rially- of this fact and to express the hope that 
the majority will not become too much fasci- 
nated in "talking over" the great game of 
Saturday on Sunday morning and forget all 
about this on Sunday morning. The attend- 
ance when the last college preacher occupied 
the pulpit was positively disgraceful to the 
college in every way. There were scarcely 
enough students present to fill two rows across 
in the balconies. We believe that condition 
was brought about mainly through forgetful-' 
ness. The purpose of this editorial is that 
you may not forget this coming Sunday. 



If We Win 



If our team wins the 
game to-morrow, we must 
certainly have a real old-fashioned cele- 
bration in the evening. We ought to have a 
rousing good bon-fire and then march around 
the town behind our new banner. There has 
been something said about burning the board 
track, but surely all thoughtful fellows will 
agree with the Orient that that would be no 
way to ce'.ebrate. To rejoice in the victory of 
one team at the expense of some other branch 
of our athletics is certainly poor policy. The 
track team is but poorly supported at best and 
can ill afford to have any of its property 
destroyed. ISIanager Lee was unable to come 
out square in his accounts because he had to 
rebuild the track, and of course no one thought 
of increasing his subscription to pay for the 
damage he had done. Remember, then, to be 
thoughtful in celebration if we win the cham- 
pionship. 

GIFT TO COLLEGE 

In the will of Mrs. Esther A. Drummond, 
widow of Rev. James Drummond of the 
Class of 1836, $2,000 is donated to the college, 
the interest to be used in buying books for 
the Library, and the fund itself to be estab- 
lished as a gift in memory of her husband. 



THE PRESS CLUB 

At present there is a scheme on foot to form a 
Press Cktb. The idea is to have the college rep e- 
sentatives of the different papers unite into an 
organized body and also have a member of the 
OraENT Board in the club. The bringing together 
of men interested in the same kind of work, would 
undoubtedly be a mighty good thing for the col- 
lege as a whole and for the men individually. In 
this way Bowdoin will be better known to the out- 
side world than she is at present. The club will 
organize this week and regular meetings will be 
held. The men who a e engaged as correspondents 
to the various papers are : Boyce, 'oS, Portland 
Argus; Townsend, '10, Boston Herald, Portland 
Express; Martin. '10, Kennebec Journal; Crosby, 
'10, Bangor Commercial; Stone, '10, Bangor News; 
Wing, '10, Boston Journal. 



ONE ON PROF '-? 

During the educational meeting at Bangor, Octo- 
"ber 26, three members of the Bowdoin Faculty, 
while crossing a foot-bridge, met a man, who was 
about "half seas over" in spite of the fact that the 
Sturgis Commission is actively at wo k in that city. 
As the Professors approached him he drew back 
and then suddenly exclaimed to the one in advance, 
"Well, if you ain't King Edward, you look exactly 
like him." 



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Colleoe Botes 

MASS=MEETINQ TONIGHT. Memorial 
Hall, 7 P.M. AH out! 

The Orchestra held a rehearsal, Monday evening. 

P. B. Morss, 'lo, has been appointed chapel mon- 
itor. 

Professor Lee granted adjourn in Geology on 
Friday. 

The conferences in English, 3, were omitted last 
Thursday. 

The College Calendar will be edited by Crow- 
ley 'oS. 

The class in Chemistry I. began glass blowing, 
Monday. 

The Dramatic Club will probably play in Bangor, 
December 13. 

J. C. White, '11, spent a few days this week in 
Bangor. 

"Canine attendance" at chapel seems to be 
increasing. 

"Cover spinning" in No.th Appleton is becoming 
a nuisance. 

The faculty was well represented at the Bowdoin- 
Bates game. 

The picture of the football squad was taken Mon- 
day afte.noon. 

Many remarked upon the beauty of the new ban- 
ner last Saturday. 

Professor Hastings attended the Exeter-Andover 
game last Saturday. 

Nearly all the student body attended the Bates- 
Bowdoin game, Saturday. 

A Freshman theme was handed in recently to 
Prof. "Wilmot" B. Mitchell. 

The board track is being repaired and will be 
ready for use in a short time. 

Examinations for the removal of entrance condi- 
tions have been held this week. 

The examinations for the removal of incompletes 
were held the first of the week. 

Clifford, '10, umpired the Portland-Edward Lit- 
tle game in Portland last Saturday. 

Many of the students remained in Lewiston after 
the game and attended the Empire. 

Soon the thinning-out process will be begun 
among the aspirants for the Glee Club. 

H. H. Cloudman, Bowdoin 1900, acted as referee 
at the lecent Vermont-Dartmouth game. 

The Glee Club will hold rehearsals every Mon- 
day, Wednesday and Friday at S o'clock. 

Valladares, Medic '10, was field judge at the 
Hebron-Westbrook Seminary game, Saturday. 

There were about twentj'-five men at the Mando- 
lin Club rehearsal Tuesday night. Next week reg- 
ular rehearsals three times a week begin. 

The Dramatic Club had its pictures taken Tues- 
way. A group picture was taken and individual 
ones of the important characters. The pictures were 
all in costume. 



Maine defeated Colby last Saturday at Orono, in 
a spectacular game, the score being 8-0. 

The wooden coverings have been put on the steps 
of some of the college buildings this week. 

During the severe storm of Sunday, one more of 
the pines on the campus was blown down. 

Webber, the photog apher, took the pictures of 
the football squad, last Monday afternoon. 

All the Sophomores who are trying for Assistant 
Football Manager were taken to Lewiston, Saturday. 

John Clifford, '10, officiated at the Portland- 
Edward Little High game at Portland last Saturday. 

The double doors of the gymnasium and Memo- 
rial Hall have been put on in preparation for win- 
ter. 

Three fellows walked the greater part of the way 
to Lewiston last Saturday, to attend the Bates 
game. 

There was great demand for tickets to the football 
game and those reserved by the management were 
sold out early. 

The next Orchestra rehearsal will be Monday 
evening at 7 o'clock in the Y. M. C. A. Rooms. 
Everybody come 1 ! 

Many Hebron men were at the Christian Associa- 
tion meeting, November 7, to hear Principal Sar- 
gent of the Academy. 

Manager Cox of the Glee Club has arranged a 
joint concert with Dartmouth College to take place 
in Portland, January 3. 

An a tide on the poet Longfellow from the pen 
of Mr. William Winter, appeared in the last issue 
of the Saturday Evening Post. 

The Rev. Floyd Tompkins, who is the next Col- 
lege Preacher, will speak at the Episcopal Church at 
eight o'clock, Sunday evening. 

The members of the choir are objecting to the 
new rule that they have to be at the chapel by the 
time that the second bell stops ringing. 

On a wager last Monday Thewlis, a Freshman 
Medic from Wakefield, R. L, did the Harry Hou- 
dini stunt and escaped from a cell at the police sta- 
tion. 

Word comes from the University of Maine that 
nearly every man in college is coming to B unswick 
to-morrow. Let us try to give them a good wel- 
come. 

R. D. Morss, '10; assistant manager of the Dra- 
matic Club, was in Portland, Monday, to obtain 
costumes for the Club. They sat for their picture, 
Tuesday. 

While the procession of students was passing 
down College Street, after the game, some of the 
men in line we e hit by missiles thrown by some 
Lewiston toughs. 

At a meeting held by the Freshman Class, Fi- 
day, Haley was elected captaili and Weeks, man- 
ager, of the class football team. It was also decided 
that a committee of one man from each fraternity 
and one non-fraternity man should be chosen to 
meet for the purpose of making the nomination for 
class officers. Perhaps this would be a good time 
to suggest that more of the class be present at the 
meetings. At the past meetings only about two- 
thirds of the class have been present. 



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Inslriictor Hastings was in Boston the last of 
the week. , 

The Mandolin Club held its first rehearsal, Tues- 
day evening. 

Manter, '09, has been called to his home at Palmer, 
Mass., by the death of his mother. 

Koughan, 'og, is confined to his home in Bath 
on account of a nervous breakdown. 

Joseph M. Royce, '08, has been employed as Press 
Agent for the football interests this past week. 

The meeting of the Deutscher Verein has been 
postponed from Friday, November 15, 1907, to Fri- 
day, Nov. 22, 1907. 

Crowley, '08, will attend the Harvard- Yale foot- 
ball game as the guest of Pierce, Harvard, '11, a 
member of the Harva.d squad. 

"Captain Schumacher, of Bates, did not kiss the 
actress at the Empire last evening, as his team lost 
to Bowdoin." — Portland Sunday Times. 

The Bowdoin boys should be commended for the 
respect which they showed to the death of Prof. 
Rand, of Bates, by marching with uncovered heads 
and ceasing their cheering while passing the resi- 
dence. 

The business men of Brunswick will all close 
their doors on to-mor ow afternoon and attend the 
football game in a body. They are to march to the 
field, headed by the St. John's Band and will join 
lustily in supporting the local college! Many 
thanks ! 

Apropos of the celebration at the Empire Theatre 
last Saturday is the following: "Captain Crowley 
won the respect of every member of the student 
body and many of the other people in the audience 
by his behavior under the embarrassing conditions." 
— Portland Express. 

Rev. Mr. Jump gave a very inte;esting address, 
illustrated with stereopticon slides last Sunday 
evening in the Church on the Hill. Mr. Jump's 
subject was "Meanderings Through Morocco, A 
Christian Infidel Among Moslem^ Saints." There 
was a large assemblage, including many of the 
students. 

A neat little booklet containing the address by 
Professor Henry L. Chapman, '66, and a poem by 
Rev. Samuel V. Cole, '74, delivered in commem- 
o ation of the centennary of the birth of the poet 
Longfellow, has recently been published by the col- 
lege, and will be mailed to the trustees, the over- 
seers and the honorary alumni. Copies may be 
obtained from the librarian of the college. 

Prof. Alvah M. Edwards entertained several 
members of the faculty at an informal dinner, 
Wednesday evening, in honor of the admission of 
Oklahoma' as a state. Prof. Edwards, who was a 
native of Oklahoma, is a graduate of Oklahoma 
University. More recently he has been connected 
with Yale' University. The following were seated at 
the table : Professors Edwards, Chapman, Allan 
Johnson, Sills, Burnett, Mr. Stone, Mr. Hastings, 
Rev. Herbert C. Jump, and Mr. Wilder. 

MASSACHUSETTS CLUB 

A meeting of the Massachusetts Club was held 
Friday evening, at the Theta Delta Chi House. 
The meeting was called to order by Vice-President 



A. P. Richards, '10. Burton, '09, was elected Presi- 
dent, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of J. 
F. Alorrison. After plans for the ensuing year had 
been talked over, a social hour was spent and 
."e fresh ments were served. In the Freshman Class 
there are twenty-four Massachusetts men, a marked 
increase over last year. The following is a list of 
the new members ; Cole, Dailey, Dennis, Haggerty, 
H. Hine, P. Hine, Kaulback, Kellogg, Oxnard, 
Palmer, Phelps, Phipps, Quiucy, Redfern, Robbins. 
Sanfo d, Sullivan, Watson, Wiggin. There are 
now forty-three members in the Club, which shows 
a marked increase since the Club was organized 
four years ago. Then there were onlj' si.xteen 
members in the whole college. This increase shows 
that Bowdoin College is fast gaining a foothold in 
Massachusetts. 



TRAVEL SERMONS FROM A MEDITERRANEAN TOUR 

On Sunday evenings, the dates to be announced, 
the Pastor of the Church on the Hill will preach 
the following series of travel-sermons. Most of the 
addresses will be illustrated with the stereopticon, 
and the collection taken each night will apply 
toward the expense of running the lantern. The 
second add. ess will be given November 24, at 7.30 
o'clock. 

1. Meanderings Through Morocco; A Christian 
Infidel Among Moslem Saints. 

2. lilorocco, a Sunset Land ; The Secret of 
National Decay. 

3. Southern Spain, the Home of Sleeping Grand- 
eur ; A Dirge of Vanished Glory. 

4. Egypt, the Land of a River-God; Ancient 
Pharoahs and Modern Israelities. 

5. Luxor, a Study in Ruins and ^Magnitudes; 
The Non-Christian Witness to Immortality. 

6. Jerusalem, an Ecclesiastical Zion; The Holy 
Tendency to Superstition. 

7. Palestine, the Memorable Land of the Christ; 
Humanity the Sanctifie/ of Geography. 

8. Constantinople, the Fount of Islam; The Con- 
servatism That Abides in a Mosque. 

9. Athens, the Priest-City of Art; The Gate 
Beautiful to the Soul. 



YORK COUNTY CLUB 

All the fellows in college who come from York 
County met with C. E. Files, '08, Tuesday evening, 
and organized a York County Club. The follow- 
ing officers were elected: President, Files, '08; Vice- 
President, Grace, '10; Secretary-Treasurer, Ricke-, 
'08. The purposes of the club are to further the 
interests of the college in York County and to pro- 
mote good fellowship among York County men. 
There are twelve members of the Club. The next 
meeting will be held with Files, '08, at the Zeta Psi 
House, Nov. 22. ^ 

The following members were present: Files, 08; 
Ricker, '08; Brigham, 'oS; Kimball, '10; Grace, '10; 
Hill, '10; Hobbs, '10; Ross, '10; Kendrie, '10; 
Hewes, '11; Chapin, '11; Weets, '11. 

Professor W. A. Moody was elected honorary 
member. 



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BUGLE CONTRACTS 

Manager Kane of the igop Bugle, announces that 
he has placed the contract for the electroplating 
with the Electric City Engraving Company, of Buf- 
falo, New York. The printing contract has beeii 
placed with the Board of Trade Press, of Portland. 
The assessment to each man of the class will be 
lower this year than in previous yea-S. 



Hlumni Botes 



CLASS OF 1836 
Mrs. Esther A. Drummond, widow of Rev. 
James Drummond of this class, died Nov. 2, 
1907, in Boston, aged 87 years. 

CLASS OF 1845 
The death of another of Bowdoin's distin- 
guished sons whose life has been given to the 
upbuilding of what was the West has recently 
been reported. Hon. Ganem W. Washburn 
died at his home in Oshkosh, Wis., 7 Oct. 
1907. Judge Washburn was the son of Hon. 
Reuel and Delia (King) Washburn of Liver- 
more, Me., and was born there 29 Oct. 1823. 
He was prepared for college in the acade- 
mies at Farmington, Buckfield, Yarmouth 
and Waterville, and took the first two years 
of his course at Colby, then known as Water- 
ville College. Immediately upon graduation 
he entered upon the study of law with his 
father and later with his cousin, Hon. Israel 
Washburn, at Orono. Admitted to the Oxford 
County Bar in 1847, he soon after settled in 
the practice of his profession at Oshkosh, 
Wis., which was his home for nearly three 
score years. In 1859 and i860 he was a mem- 
ber of the State Senate; from 1861 to 1864, 
county judge, and from 1871 to 1879, judge 
of the tenth judicial circuit. Judge Wash- 
burn married 19 Nov. 1850, Sarah P. Strick- 
land, sister of Hon. L. S. Strickland (Bow- 
doin, 1857) and is survived by four of his 
five children. For many years Judge Wash- 
burn had lived in retirement withdrawn from 
public aflfairs, but he never lost the high 
esteem which his strict integrity and exem- 
plary life had won for him, nor did his fel- 
low-citizens ever forget the prominent part 
he took in the growth and development of 
his adopted city. 

CLASS OF i860 
Augustine Jones, Esq., of Newton High- 
lands, Mass., has just issued an interesting 
class letter, relating incidents connected with 



the banquet given by Judge Symonds last 
Commencement and the latest news from the 
twenty-two surviving members of this dis- 
tinguished class. Ainong those who have 
recently retired from professional work are 
Rev. Edwin A. Harlow, now of South Wind- 
ham, Me. ; Dr. Joseph N. Metcalf of Clarks- 
ville, Tenn., and" Capt. Francis W. Webster of 
Asheville, N. C. 

CLASS OF 1887 

"The Kenton Pines," the third volume of 
the "Raymond Benson Series" by Clarence B. 
Burleigh, Esq., has just been published by 
Lothrop, Lee and Shepherd of Boston. It 
is an interesting story of college life at Bow- 
doin. 

CLASS OF 1891 

The current number of The Shield, a mag- 
azine published by the Theta Delta Chi Fra- 
ternity, gives a portrait and full sketch of the 
life of Rev. Edward H. Newbegin, whose 
untimely death last year brought grief to all 
who knew him. It is written by his college 
mate, Henry C. Hill, Esq. 

CLASS OF 1892 

A valuable medical paper by Dr. E. B. 

Young that first appeared in the columns of 

the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, has 

recently been published in a separate pamphlet. 

CLASS OF 1896 

Invitations have been issued for the mar- 
riage reception on Nov. 16, 1907, of Dr. John 
B. Thompson and Miss Edna M., daughter of 
Mr. and Airs. Frank W. Chandler of Harps- 
well Street, Brunswick. 

Robert Newbegin, Esq., of Defiance, Ohio, 
has opened a law office at Toledo, at the same 
time continuing his partnership with his father 
at Defiance. 

CLASS OF 1899 

Arthur H. Nason, Instructor in English at 
New York University, is the author of "Her- 
alds and Heraldry in Ben Jonson's Plays," an 
exhaustive monograph as well as most 
atractive volume of over three hundred pages. 

Edward R. Godfrey was admitted to the 
Maine Bar last summer and is settled in the 
practice of his profession at Bangor. 

CLASS OF 1902 
In the issue of the Greenwich, Ct., Nezvs, 
for November i, appears a picture of Benja- 
min E. Kelley, '02, who has just been selected 



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to have charge of the Boys' Club of that city. 
This is a fine position and Mr. Kelley was 
selected after careful consideration of a large 
number of applicants. He taught in the 
Brunswick School of that city, of which G. 
E. Carmichael is head master, for a number 
of years, and for the past -ear has been in 
newspaper work. The A^ezvs says of Mr. 
Kelley : "Among those who are acquainted 
with the aims of the organization and who 
know Mr. Kelley, it is the opinion that the 
society is to be felicitated upon obtaining his 
services. His knowledge of boys, his power 
in appealing to them, his acquaintance with a 
majority of the Greenwich young men and 
the esteem in which they hold him, are all 
features which will have part in making him 
successful in the position which he is to 
assume. The Nezvs for itself and for the 
many readers whose sentiments it knows 
expresses thanks for his past work and hopes 
for the best of success in* his new field of 
endeavor." 

CLASS OF 1903 

Clement F. Robinson, of Brunswick, has 
been appointed Secretary of the Maine Tax 
Commisison, with headquarters at Portland. 
This commission was appointed by Governor 
Cobb, as recommended by the last Legisla- 
ture, to investigate the taxable interests of 
the State, the present systems in fine, and to 
make suitable recommendations, if necessary, 
for reforming these. Mr. Robinson was 
highly recommended for the position and was 
selected from a large field of applicants. In 
college he made an especial study of political 
economy and government. He graduated 
from Harvard Law and since graduation has 
been in the office of Tyler and Young, Ames 
Building, Boston. In college he was man- 
ager of the baseball team and editor-in-chief 
of the Orient, also a member of Phi Beta 
Kappa, Junior year. 

At a special election at Oldtown, Me., to 
fill a vacancy in the Board of Aldermen, Sam- 
uel B. Gray was chosen to the position. 

Irving W. Nutter, who has been in Colo- 
rado since his graduation, has returned to 
Maine and is engaged in business at Bangor. 

CLASS OF iyo4 

John M. Bridgham is a post-graduate stu- 
dent at the University of Chicago, his address 
being 61 10 Ellis Avenue, Chicago. 



Emery O. Beane of Hallowell, was admitted 
to the Kennebec County Bar, Oct. 19, 1907. 
His father, County Attorney Beane, was 
admitted in 1876, and his grandfather. Judge 
Emery C. Beane of Readfield, in 1843. 

CLASS OF 1906 
George \J. Hatch of Belfast lately principal 
of the Fort Fairfield High School, is now 
teaching the classics and acting as coach of 
the athletic team in a boy's private school in 
Cincinnati. 



©bituar^ 

ADELBERT WHITNEY MANSUR, A.B., '82 

'82 
A. VV. Mansur died June 11, 1907, at his 
home in Sharon, Mass. He was born May 
I, 1854, in Houlton, Me., entered Bowdoin 
in the Class of '82 and^ was initiated into 
Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon, Mar. 
4, 1881. After leaving college he studied 
law and practiced in Boston. Since 1S89 he 
has been engaged almost exclusivelv in min- 
ing, with headquarters in Boston, but spends 
ing much time in Utah and Colorado. He 
was a leading citizen of Sharon and long 
served as chairman of the school-board. He 
was an especially loyal fraternity man, and 
from its organization was a director of the 
Theta Chapter House Association. Delta 
Kappa Epsilon feels keenly his loss. 

M. P. Gushing, ' 

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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER 22, 1907 



NO. 17 



CHAMPIONS OF MAINE! 

BowDOiN Wins the Greatest Football 
Game in Years and Becomes Unde- 
feated Champion of the State — Bow- 
DOiN, 34; Maine, 5. 

Bowdoin decisively defeated University of 
Maine by the score of thirty-four to five on 
Saturday afternoon before the largest crowd 
ever assembled on Whittier Field. This vic- 
tory gives Bowdoin the undisputed title of 
State champions as the team has previously 
defeated Colby and Bates. 

Maine excelled during the first ten minutes 
of play and during the remainder of the first 
half the team put up a good game. The second 
half, however, was all Bowdoin's and from a 
non-partisan standpoint extremely one-sided. 
The Bowdoin backs tore holes through 
Maine's line or circled her ends for substan- 
tial gains. Three touchdowns were made in 
the first ten minutes of this half. 

The entire team played superbly, and it 
would be impossible to select any one man as 
the individual star. 

Lee made several long runs and gave one 
of the prettiest exhibitions of tackling ever 
seen on Whittier Field. Phipps put up his 
usual star game at left half, figuring in every 
play until his retirement. Files was espe- 
cially strong on interference. Burton showed 
excellent judgment in running his plays ; and 
made frequent gains on quarterback runs. 

Newman and Commins were each a tower 
of strength, gaining almost at will on the 
tackle buck formation. Newman outpunted 
Bearce, and near the end of the second half 
kicked a beautiful placement goal from the 
thirty-yard line. The officials, however, ruled 
that Bowdoin's formation was illegal and 
refused to allow the score. 

Sewall and Haley each put up a good, con- 
sistent game at guard. The passing of Boyn- 
ton at center was perfect. Wandtke played a 
fast, aggressive game, and Smith, who re- 
placed Captain Crowley, showed that he is 
built of 'varsity timber. 

For Maine, Chase at right half was the one 
individual star. A. Cook, who replaced Miner 
at quarter, also played well. Bearce, the 



Freshman whose place kicking won the Colby 
game, failed in his only opportunity. 

Miner caught the kickoff and advanced the 
ball from the twenty-five to the twenty-eight 
yard line. On the first play Chase made 
twenty yards, Hammond made five, then three 
yards round left end. On the next play, 
Maine made first down, Chase made three, 
then Bowdoin held. A forward pass to Cook 
netted 15 yards. Two more plays brought 
the ball to the twenty-yard line, where Bearce 
attempted a goal from placement. The ball, 
however, went wide of the goal posts. 

Newman kicked from the twenty-five yard 
line to Miner, who ran the ball back to the 
center of the field. Higgins made two. 
Phipps threw Chase for a loss, and on the next 
play received Maine's forward pass. 

Files made two yards. Bowdoin fumbled 
and it was Maine's ball. Captain Crowley 
was sent to the sidelines for rough playing 
and Maine given half the distance to her goal 
line on the next play. R. Smith went in at 
right end. 

Two plays sufficed to rush the ball over 
from the 15-yard line. Bearce missed the 
goal. Score — Maine, 5 ; Bowdoin, o. 

Bearce kicked off to Lee who ran the ball 
back thirty yards. Files failed to eain; New- 
man made a small gain. Here Captain Hip-- 
gins was ruled out of the game and Bow- 
doin given half the distance to her goal. Met- 
calf replaced Higgins. 

Files carried the ball from the forty to the 
thirty-eight yard line. Newman made three. 
Maine fumbled an onside kick and Wandtke 
securing the ball made a touchdown. New- 
man kicked the goal. 

Score — Bowdoin, 6; Maine. 5. 

Lee ran the kick-off back twenty-five yards. 
Phipps made two. Maine lost five on offside 
play. Phipps made three, and Newman 
brought the ball to the center of the field for 
first down. Newman made four more, then 
he punted to Hammond on Maine's twenty-five 
yard line. 

Metcalf made four ; a penalty of fifteen 
yards was inflicted on Maine. Metcalf failed 
to gain, and Bearce punted to Burton. 

Bowdoin was penalized fifteen yards; 



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Phipps made up four, Newman fifteen. New- 
man punted to Miner on Maine's fifteen-yard 
line. Miner made nine yards ; a bare yard 
gave Maine first down. Chase was thrown 
for a loss by Lee. On the next play Maine 
failed to gain, and Bearce punted to Phipps 
on the forty-seven yard line. 

Burton made twenty on a quarterback run. 
Commins added ten. Newman made five ; 
Commins six yards. Newman brought the 
ball within a foot of the goal and Commins 
took it over. Newman missed the goal. 

Score — Bowdoin, ii ; Maine, 6. 

No more scoring occurred during the 
remained of this half. Near the end Bow- 
doin brought the ball within a yard of Maine's 
goal but was penalized fifteen yards. 

Commins received the kickoff and 
advanced the ball from the fifteen to the thirty- 
four yard line. Lee made a spectacular run 
of forty-five yards on a double pass. He then 
made three. Bowdoin failed to gain. Bowdoin 
tried the forward pass, and was penalized 
fifteen yards. Wandtke recovered Newman's 
punt. Phipps brought the ball to the seven- 
yard line and Newman carried it over. Time 
— 2i minutes. Newman kicked the goal. 

Score — Bowdoin, 17; Maine, 5. 

Receiving the kickofif Maine was unable to 
gain. Burton caught Bearce's punt in the cen- 
ter of the field. Two plays netted five yards. 
Newman punted and Sewall recovered the ball 
on Maine's 27-yard line. Commins made five, 
then Lee dashed for another touchdown 
Time — about two minutes. Newman nar- 
rowly missed a difficult goal. 

Score — Bowdoin, 22 ; Maine^ 5. 

Jt required less than five minutes to make 
another touchdown. On the kickoff Phipps 
made forty-five yards. Never losing posses- 
sion of the ball, the team rushed it over for 
another touchdown. Newman kicked the 
goal. Score — Bowdoin, 28 ; Maine, 5. 

Here Maine played football for a time. 
Receiving Newman's kickoff, she worked the 
ball to Bowdoin's 50-yard line, where New- 
man's recovered it on a fumble. Maine held 
for downs, receiving the ball again on her 
own fifty-yard line. 

From this point Chase and Hammond 
rushed the ball to Bowdoin's five-yard line. 
Here Bowdoin held. Newman punted out 
forty yards and Cook ran back ten. Bowdoin 
held, and soon rushed the ball down the field 
for the final touchdown. Newman kicked the 
goal. Score — Bowdoin, 34; Maine, 5. 



No scoring was done in the last ten minutes 
of the play. Newman drove the ball between 
the cross bars for a placement goal from the 
thirty-yard line, but the officials ruled that 
Bowdoin's formation was illegal and 
brought the ball back. 

The line-up and summary : 

Bowdoin. Maine. 

Wandtke, l.e r.e.. King 

Hitchborn, l.e r.e., Clifford 

Newman, l.t. r.t.. White 

Haley, l.g r.g., Blake, Ham 

Boynton, Lente, c c., Cavanaugh 

Sewall, r.g l.g., Houghton 

Commins, r.t l.t., Bearce 

Crowley (Captain), r.e I.e., H. Cook 

Smith, r.e. 

Bu ton, Gould, q.b q.b., JNIiner, A. Cook 

r.h.b., Chase 

Phipps. l.h.b l.h.b., Higgins 

Wakefield, l.h.b l.h.b., Metcalf 

l.h.b., Gilpatric 

Files, r.h.b f.b., Hammond 

Lee, f.b f.b., Loring 

Score — Bowdoin, 34; Maine, 5. 

Touchdowns — Hammond, Commins 3 ; Lee 2 ; 
Newman. Goals from touchdowns — Newman 4. 
Lbnpire — Stephenson, E.xeter. Referee — Dadnum, 
Worcester Tech. Field Judge — Knight, Michigan. 
Head Linesman — MacReadie of Portland. Assist- 
ant Linesmen — Kinsman of Bowdoin : Talbot of 
Maine. Timers — MacReadie and Col. Wing. Hime 
— 35-niinute halves. 



DEBATING 

Bowdoin Interscholastic Le.\gue for 1907. 

The Bowdoin Debating League which was 
organized last year among the preparatory 
schools of Maine and carried on with such 
eminent success, now enters upon the second 
year of its existence. The League remains 
the same with one exception, Portland High 
takes the place of Gardiner High. The pop- 
ularity and the strength of this League among 
the principal Maine fitting schools, is attested 
bv the fact that six new schools applied for 
admission for the coming year and were 
turned down on the ground that too many 
schools would make the League cumbersome 
and unwieldy and the too frequent debates 
would detract students' attention from other 
work. 

The results of the interscholastic debates 
during the past year were highly pleasing. 
The citizens of the various cities gave loyal 
support to their schools, and the schools 
entered into it themselves with all the "vim 
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most ambitious, capable and energetic men in 
the schools devoted much time in Di-eparation 
of tlieir questions and when they met in pub- 
lic the contests were spirited, lopical, and 
fair. 

The purpose of the Bowdoin Debating 
Leac'ue in instituting and encouragine this 
snirit among the Maine Preparatory Schools 
is to arouse in them the desire for doing what 
so few men can do, that is, express them- 
selves in public in a clear, concise, command- 
ing manner, and to produce action as a result 
of conviction ; for inculcating in men the 
indomitable determination to win by more 
extended research, and by display of superior 
skill and power, qualities and characteristics 
that make for the highest, most efficient and 
most progressive type of citizenship. 



The following is the agreement governing the 
Bowdoin Debating League for 1907 : 

1. The name of this organization shall be the 
Bowdoin Debating League. 

2. The members of this League shall be : 

Edward Little High School, Auburn, 
Cony High School, Augusta. 
Jordan High School, Lewiston. 
Portland High School. 

3. On February 28, igo8, Augusta High School 
shall meet Portland High School in debate at Port- 
land. On the same evening, Edward Little High 
School shall meet Lewiston High School in debate 
at Lewiston. 

4. The questions shall be submitted by Portland 
and Auburn and approved by the Bowdoin Debating 
Council. The choice of sides shall fall to Augusta 
and Lewiston, and shall be announced within ten 
days after the receipt of the question. 

5. The winning schools in the Preliminary Debates 
shall hold a Final Debate at Bowdoin College on 
May I, 1908. The question and sides shall be deter- 
mined by the representatives of the school in con- 
sultation with the Manager of the Bowdoin Debat- 
ing Council. 

6. The Presiding OlScers for the Preliminary 
Debates shall be chosen by Auburn and Portland ; 
for the Final Debate by the Bowdoin Debating 
Council. 

7. The Bowdoin Debating Council agrees to fur- 
nish each school, without expense to the school, a 
competent coach for each debate. 

8. The schools agree that the.e shall be no coach- 
ing on the argument except that provided by the 
appointed coach. 



9. The expenses of the Preliminary Debates, 
except the expenses of the coaches, shall be paid by 
the schools, each school paying one-half the expenses 
of the debate in whicii it takes pa: t. The expenses 
of the Final Debate, except the traveling expenses of 
the teams, shall be paid by the Bowdoin Debating 
Council. 

10. To each member of the winning team in the 
Final Debate and to the winning school shall be 
awarded a prize cup, appropriately engraved. 

11. Each school shall elect one representative, 
and these men, together with the Manager of the 
Bowdoin Debating Council as Chairman of the 
Board, shall be the official representatives of the 
schools in all matters pertaining to the League. 

12. In case of any disagreement between schools, 
each school shall select one arbiter who, with the 
Professor of Argumentation at Bowdoin College, 
sliall render a final decision on the point in dispute. 

1,3. The Judges for each debate shall be instructed 
as follows : 

Each school selects alternately the questions to be 
debated and sends the formulated question to its 
opponent, leaving to its opponent the choice of sides. 
The side which either school cliooses to advocate 
need not, therefore, represent the prevalent trend of 
opinion in that school, or even the individual opin- 
ion of the debaters. 

The League is agreed upon the general principle 
that the award should not be made on the merits of 
the question but on the merits of the debate; that is 
to say, consideration as to what may seem to a judge 
the intrinsic merit of either side of a question 
should not enter into the award ; but the award 
ought to be made to that school team which shows 
in general greater argumentative ability and better 
form as speakers. 

In determining argumentative ability, the judges 
should take into conside. ation thoro knowledge of 
the question, logical sequence, skill in selecting and 
presenting evidence, and power in rebuttal ; and in 
considering the form of the speakers, as distin- 
guished from their arguments, they should regard 
bearing, quality of voice, correct pronunciation, clear 
enunciation, and directness, variety and emphasis in 
delivery. 

Matter is to be regarded as more important than 
form. Should one team excel in matter and the other 
to an equal degree in form, the award should go to 
that team which excels in matter. 

The Judges, withovit consultation, shall hand writ- 
ten ballots to the Chairman who shall at once 
announce the decision. 

14. Portland shall submit to Augusta and Auburn 
shall submit to Lewiston, before the first day of Jan- 
uary, 1908, a list of ten men proposed as judges. 
From this list the school to whjch it is sent shall 
endeavor to secure three men to act as judges, 
n the school cannot secure three satisfactory judges 
from the first list, it may ask for a second list of 
ten names. 

Professor Foster has chosen the following men as 
coaches for the teams composing the Bowdoin 
Debating League : Ha rison Atwood, '09, of Auburn, 
Edward Little High; William T. Harris, '09, of Lynn, 
Mass., Lewiston High; Albert T. Gould, '08, of 
Thomaston, Augusta High, and Fred L. Pennell, of 
Portland, Portland High. 



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. .. Consistent with the policy 

^. . . . which the Orient pre- 

Championship - i i i lT 

■^ "^ viously advanced, we have 

not considered it essential that every occasion 
where Bowdoin has won or lost an athletic 
contest, was necessarily worthy of editorial 
comment. But the notable achievement of the 
football team this fall is certainly an occasion 
of especial moment. Again we have won a 
championship, and an undisputed champion- 
ship. Undefeated in the State, Bowdoin may 
well be proud of our record on the football 
field this fall. 

To the captain, coach and team we offer 
our hearty congratulations. From a group 
of men which appeared of but little propect at 
the opening of college, has been developed the 
best team that has been put on the field in 
several years. The season has been a partic- 
ularly satisfactory one in every way. Every- 
one has been interested, there has been a 
good number of players out right through the 



season, the men have trained faithfully, and 
the financial support has been good. It would 
be trite for the Orient to advance any com- 
ment on the consistent, hard, never-say-die 
spirit that prevailed in all the playing. That 
Ross McClave has had the unbounded confi- ^ 
dence of very man, player and student, is 
well-known. We wish him all success 
through the year. "Undefeated champions" 
in baseball in the spring, and then in football 
in the fall, are honors in which it is pardon- 
able if we show a little pride. 



A Plea for 



In an editorial a short 

r r i time ago the Orient coin- 
Common Courtesy ^ j r u^ ^1 
•" mented favorably on the 

excellent spirit maintained between the two 
bodies of student supporters at a football 
game. This was an early game. Regretta- 
ble as it may seem, the Orient feels it must 
make quite a reverse comment from recent 
events. That Bowdoin is the rival of every 
college in the State, is an admitted fact. That 
Bates, Maine and Colby had all rather defeat 
Bowdoin than any other team, we have con- 
stant evidence from their own statements. 
But that this triple rivalry should be such as 
to deny to Bowdoin the courtesies of sports- 
manlike contest is as regretable as it appears 
evident to be. We cannot help but feeling as 
each bip' game has been played in football this 
season, that we are not being shown the same 
courtesies that we are showing. The Orient 
feels that Bowdoin cheering has always been 
courteous and sportsmanlike. We were glad 
to see that at our recent game, whenever a 
change was made in the line-up of the visit- 
ing team, the Bowdoin cheering section gave 
a cheer for the player of the other institution. 
And the Orient is further proud to note that 
in general all "yagging" was kept out of the 
cheering as much as the leaders could do so. 
But, franklv now, are our efiforts appreciated? 
After the recent big game of Whittier Field, 
the Bowdoin students, while forming to 
march from the field, halted in front of the 
bleachers where the supporters of the opposing 
team were still spiritedly cheering, the Bow- 
doin men gave cheer after cheer for our vis- 
itors. But was there any notice taken of this 
courtesy? Did Bowdoin receive a single 
answering cheer? The Orient does not 
believe that a man who yells in a crowd that 
"So and So will be killed if he ever goes up 
to our college on the Hockey Team," or 
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"hurry to the station before the Bowdoin stu- 
dents start fighting and mobbing us," ever 
really represent true sentiments. But the 
Orient does feel that Bowdoin students as a 
body are to be congratulated on the courteous 
and sportsmanlike conduct that they have as 
a body maintained this season, regardless of 
whether we have at all times been shown 
answering courtesy. 



Once again we have to 
On Combinations comment on the old sub- 
ject of combinations in 
>:lass elections. We had thought this was an 
evil which we were abandoning at Bowdoin, 
of which the students had realized the sense- 
lessness. But it seems that the present Senior 
Class has desired to record itself as one in 
which the members were not willing to let 
elections be conducted by individuals, but 
rather preferred they be conducted by parties. 
The Orient does not desire to make any fur- 
ther comment. What is the use? We believe 
that all the class officers are capable and rep- 
resentative men. It is not the personnel that 
is open to criticism, but there certainly is an 
element of disgrace in that even good men can- 
not be chosen without resource to politics. 
1908 must always be known as a class of com- 
bines. The Seniors have set an example 
which we most heartily hope will not be fol- 
lowed. 



It certainly was a pleasure 
An Appreciation to every Bowdoin gradu- 

a t e and undergraduate 
who was on the Whittier Athletic Field last 
Saturday to see the hearty interest and co- 
operation that the citizens of Brunswick show 
in the life of the undergraduates. No more 
enthusiastic Bowdoin supporters were at the 
game than these men, who marched to the 
game accompanied by a band and cheered 
vigorously throughout for Bowdoin and 
Bowdoin's team. When a Bowdoin team 
plays in Lewiston, we are proud that there are 
Bowdoin supporters there ; and a group of 
Bowdoin's most loyal alumni live in Bangor ; 
but we do take a particular pride in the 
the thought that when a visiting team plays in 
Brunswick, there is but one local loyalty ; and 
all of Brunswick is Bowdoin. Bowdoin stu- 
dents may act thoughtlessly at times. There 
are occasions when student conduct is not 
above reproach. But the Orient is glad to 



note that the town of Brunswick forgets in 
the long run what shortcomings a college 
student may have ; and whenever a notable 
occasion arises, Brunswick and Bowdoin are 
one. For this we are all very thankful and 
appreciative. 

DELTA SIGMA RHO 

Bowdoin Invited to Establish Chapter of 
Honorary Society of Men Interested 
in Public Speaking. 

During the past few years an intercollegi- 
ate debating society has been formed in the 
Middle West for the purpose of improving 
the character and the standards of debate and 
oratory. This organization known as Delta 
Sigma Rho, already has chapters in the Uni- 
versities of Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Chi- 
cago, Northwestern, Michigan, Nebraska, 
and Wisconsin, while several Eastern univer- 
sities have made application for membership. 
O'n account of the enviable and almost 
unequalled reputation that Bowdoin has 
attained among the Eastern universities and 
colleges, we have been asked to identify our- 
selves with this movement, which to all prob- 
abilities, will in time include the principal col- 
leges and universities in the country. 

The purpose of Delta Sigma Rho may be 
inferred from the following extract taken 
from a chapter circular. "The central thought 
in the formation of Delta Sigma Rho was to 
bring together those who with the splendid 
equipment obtained from traming and prac- 
tice in public speaking, would make up an 
organization composed of the flower of the 
college and university men. The native abil- 
ity, personal force, spirit and courage sure to 
be found among and in those who had gained 
honors in severe intellectual contests would 
insure an organization of power and effective- 
ness in the promotion of its aims. Not only 
does it seek to improve the character and 
standards of the work of intercollegiate 
debate and oratory, but it will reach out 
beyond these immediate purposes and attempt 
to rouse public spirit,, stir patriotism and ele- 
vate in every way the standards of citizen- 
ship." 

Whether or not we make use of this oppor- 
tunity, as Bowdoin men, we are glad that it 
has come to us, for it signifies that our repu- 
tation is not confined to the limits of New 
England, but is known among the great uni- 
versities of the West. Furthermore, as we 



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are the first New England college asked to 
affiliate ourselves with this movement, it is 
a sure indication that in one thing at least we 
have in the past done something worth while, 
and when this matter is brought before the 
Debating Council it is hoped that it will be 
given every consideration and respect. 

This society is purely- honorary and no per- 
son is eligible until he has actually partici- 
pated in an intercollegiate contest of debate 
or orator}'. Tliis seems to be only fair for 
many of the most ambitious and energetic 
men in college devote much time to oratory, 
thereby sacrificing frequently the opportunity 
to make the various athletic teams, and hon- 
orary societies such as Phi Beta Kappa and 
Sigma Psi. For this reason excellence in 
public speaking should be recognized, for 
wherever it is carried on effectively — at the 
bar, in the pulpit, on the platform, in legisla- 
tive assemblies, before committees, in the club 
or the lodge — there lies its field of usefulness. 
The importance and the inevitable influence 
of such a society as Delta Sigma Rho with 
such a purpose and such a horizon needs no 
further exploiting. 



COLLEGE PREACHER 

On Sunday last Bowdoin College students 
had the privilege of listening to the Rev. 
Floyd Tompkins of Philadelphia, the second 
of the college preachers. Mr. Tompkins' talk 
was based upon the story of Gideon found 
in Judges, 6, ii. In a brief way he told the 
story of this biblical hero, and then cited it as 
an example of the rule of the individual or 
minority. In part he said: The great achieve- 
ments in this world have been brought about 
not by the class but by the individual. This 
is found to be true in the New Testament 
where Christ takes his disciples not col- 
lectively hut individually, and thru the indi- 
vidual brings about the redemption of the 
world. So it is in any organization. A col- 
lege is not known by the achievements of any 
body connected with it, but rather by the indi- 
viduals who stand out by themselves. The 
position of the individual may be obscure, as 
was that of Gideon, it may be humble and 
held in scorn, but during all this time a char- 
acter and individuality may be forming that 
will make for success bye and bye. Accord- 
ingly, we as college students by the very fact 



of our massing together should strive not to 
allow our ciwn individual aims to be swal- 
lowed up by the influences of those about us. 
Mnally, we should strive not to be alike but 
to be different from our fellows and that dif- 
ference should be characterized by simplicity 
and sincerity, both of which rest on an abso- 
lute purity of heart. 



NOTICES 

The Thanksgiving recess begins on Wednes- 
day, November 27th, at 12.30 and ends on 
Monday, December 2d, at 8.20. 

In accordance with the Faculty regulations, 
any student absent from college exercises on 
Wednesday, November 27th, or Monday, 
December 2d, without the ivritten permission 
of the Secretary of the Faculty obtained in 
advance, will be placed on probation for six 
weeks. 
_ ( Signed ) , 

Kenneth C. M. Sills, 

Secretary of the Faculty. 



A travel sermon on "Morocco, the Sunset 
Land," and illustrated with stereopticon pic- 
tures will be given in the Congregational 
Church, Sunday evening, at 7.30 o'clock. 

The Christian Association Bible Study Class 
will meet on Monday evening next week at 7 
o'clock. The subject will be, "The World 
Bibles and the Christian Bible." The read- 
ings are the Mohammedan Koran, Chapter 2, 
entitled "The Cow ;" Edwin Arnold's "Light 
of Asia," Book 8 ; and the Gospel of Matthew, 
Chapters 5-8. More than thirty men were 
present at the last session. 



SATURDAY'S CELEBRATION 

After the game Saturday a great celebration took 
place. At eight o'clock the students formed in line 
and headed by the French band, marched down 
Main Street, around to the Professors'. homes, and 
thence to the campus, where cheers were given 
around a huge bon-fire in front of King Chapel. 
Maine Street was one mass of bon-fires and fire- 
works were set off in front of many of the stores, 
thru the generosity of the townspeople. Impiomptu 
speeches were given by Professors Foster, Sills, 
Woodruff, Allen Johnson, Henry Johnson, Files, 
Edwards, Robinson and Mitchell. Never before was 
there such a celebration in Brunswick — a fitting trib- 
ute to such a great victory. 



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College flotes 

The college catalogue will be soon ready. 

The second French reports were due last Monday. 

About six hundred Maine men attended the game. 

Cliiiford, 'lo, umpired the Portland-Bangor game 
last Saturday. 

The semi-semester review of studies will take 
place this week and next. 

Rev. F. K. Ellsworth, Bowdoin, '97, was the guest 
of R. F. Wing, '10, Friday. 

This number of the Orient will be the last until 
after the Thanksgiving recess. 

This year Bowdoin's opponents scored 78 points 
against her and she scored 58. 

Kendrie's rendering of Handel's "Largo" in chapel 
last Sunday was especially fine. 

Both the Sophomores and Freshmen are had at 
work for the struggle next week. 

J. B. Pendleton, '90, was referee at the Harvard- 
Dartmouth game at Cambridge, Saturday. 

Several of the students are planning to attend 
the Harvard- Yale football game Saturday. 

The business men of Brunswick proved themselves 
very effective "rooters" at the football game. 

Our canine friend, "Mr. Dooley" was an interested 
and apparently well satisfied spectator at the Maine 
game. 

Mr. William Peunell of Lewiston will tender the 
7 victorious football team a banquet at New Meadows 
in the near future. 

Professor Henry Johnson dismissed the class in 
'^ French 3 in order that they might bid farewell to 
Coach McClave. 

Prof. Hastings gave an examination in Mechanical 
Drawing, Tuesday. Thursday the class in Survey- 
ing had an examination. 

Freshman football practice began Monday on the 
Delta for the annual Sophomore-Freshman game, 
which will be held ne.xt Tuesday. 

Prof. Lee goes to the Bangor Theological Semi- 
nary every Friday and Saturday. He is giving 
instructions in geology at that institution. 

The Abbott School and Skowhegan High played a 
fast .game of football on the Delta, Saturday morn- 
ing Skowhegan High winning by a large score. 

The Faculty Club held the first meeting of the 
year last Monday evening in Hubbard Hall. The 
address on "Petrarch" was given bj' Prof. Henry 
Johnson. 

Mr. McFadden, proprietor of the Maine Central 
■^Cafe, will give the members of the first and second 
elevens a dinner at New Meadows Inn sometime 
this week. 

The Sophomore Class elected officers last Friday 
as follows : President, Weeks ; Vice-President, Ham- 
burger ; Treasurer, Atwood ; Football Captain, 
Wandtke ; Manager, Grace. 

The Bowdoin Chess Club will organize immedi- 
ately after the Thanksgiving Recess. There prom- 
ises to be added interest in the club this year. A 
college tournament will be played and there is every 
prospect that a tournament will be arranged with 
Tufts during the winter. 



A. L. Robinson, '08, and E. H. Wetherill, '11, 
devised a neat souvenir post card of the Bowdoin- 
Maine football game. 

Monday morning. Prof. Robinson dismissed his 
class in Chemistry L at 10.45 so that they might see 
Coach McClave off. The class re-assembled at 11. 15 
to finish the recitation. 

Prof. Roswell C. McCrea, formerly of Bowdoin 
College, has an interesting article entitled "The 
Taxing of the Pulp Wood Industry," in the current 
number of the Quarterly Reviezv- 

After several years of experience Bowdoin's man- 
ager did the right thing, booked the game for two 
o'clock. This fact alone was responsible for the 
presence of a great throng from Portland. — Portland 
Sunday Times. 

Prof. -Allen Johnson has an interesting article in 
the Xatiou of Nov. 14 on "Fraternities in the Small 
College." This article has especial reference to Bow- 
doin and considers the question from the viewpoint 
of an vmbiased observer. 

The following men received the nomination for 
assistant manager of the football team : Thomas 
Otis, '10, of New Bedford ; Sumner Edwards, '10, 
of Cambridge, Mass., and Harry W. Woodward, '10, 
Colorado Springs, as alternate. 

Jud, the barber, presented Coach McClave, Trainer 
Nickerson and the thirteen men who won their foot- 
ball "B" with a silver loving cup, appropriately 
engraved. The cups were on exhibition in Chandler's 
window this week. Jud also presented the baseball 
team last spring with similar cups. 

That old joke of bringing dogs into chapel is get- 
ting a bit worn out. With the possible exception 
of "Dooley," who has attended chapel services long 
enough to realize proper conduct even better than 
a few of the undergraduates, the average canine 
seems unable to properly appreciate the services. 
The sense of propriety of men in college should be 
strong enough to keep the chapel services dignified. 



SENIOR ELECTIONS 

The Senior Class met in Memorial Hall, Wednes- 
day afternoon and elected the following officers for 
the ensuing year: President, Charles N. Abbott; 
Vice-President, E. Talbot Sanborn ; Secretary and 
Treasurer, David T. Parker ; Poet, Fred L. Pennell ; 
Orator, Albert T. Gould ; Opening Address, C. 
Edward Files ; History, Carl M. Robinson ; Ma:-shal, 
Walter D. Lee ; Chaplain, Joseph A. Davis ; Closing 
Address, Arthur H. Flam ; Class Dav Committee, 
George P. Hyde, Nathan S. Weston, Joseph M. 
Boyce, Earl A. Coyle, Chester A. Leighton. Track 
Captain, Floyd T. Smith. It was voted to select the 
Odist by competition- 



Hlumni IRotes 



CLASS OF 1866 

Ezekiel Hanson Cook, Ph.D., died after a 

brief illness 8 Nov. 1907, at Madison, Wis. 

Dr. Cook was the son of Hanson and Nancy 

Jane (Wheeler) Cook and was born 18 Dec. 



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1845, at Madrid, Maine. He was prepared 
for college at the Maine State Seminary, 
Lewiston, Me. His college course at Bowdoin 
was interrupted- by his service in 1864-5 ^^ 
quartermaster-sergeant in the First Maine 
Light Artillery. After graduation he was for 
successive years, principal of Wilton Acad- 
emy' Superintendent of Schools at Orange, N. 
J., principal of Woodstock Academy, Corin., 
and the first principal of the State Normal 
School at Westchester, Penn. In 1871 he 
became principal of the High School at Colum- 
bus, Ohio, a position he held for nine years 
bringing that institution to a high state of 
efiSciency. The next three years were devoted 
to rest and out-door life, and were spent 
chiefly in mining in Arizona. In 1883 he was 
chosen principal of the State Normal School 
at Potsdam, N. Y., which under his adminis- 
tration became the largest of the nine then 
existing in the state. From 1889 to 1891 he 
was headmaster of Rutgers College Prepar- 
atory School at New Brunswick, N. J., and 
the following two years superintendent of 
public schools at Flushing, L. I. He was one 
of the founders, an associate editor and for 
several years business manager of the Educa- 
tional Revicii'. Ill health forced him to give 
up professional work in 1893 ''"'^ the rest of 
his life was given to business enterprises. He 
was connected with the Birkbeck Loan & 
Investment Company of New York City from 
1893 to 1895, a'ld subsequently was president 
and manager of several mining companies' 
with headquarters at Denver, Col., and resi- 
dence at Boulder, Col. 

Dr. Cook received honorary degrees from 
Colgate and St. Lawrence Universities ; was 
secretary, president, and a life director of the 
National Educational Association and presi- 
dent of the Teachers' x\ssociations of New 
York and of New Jersey. Few, if any, sons 
of Bowdoin, have been more widely and more 
favorably known than he in that field to which 
he gave his best years and all his energies. 

CLASS OF 1881 

The sudden death of Dr. Edward H. Cham- 
berlin, at Cheran, S. C, on November 9, 1907, 
affords another instance of the courage and 
self-sacrifice so often exhibited by members of 
the medical profession. He had been called 
to relieve the sufferings of a man violent with 
an attack of delirium trements. While labor- 
ing with the patient, he received from him a 



severe blow upon the head that resulted in his 
own- death the following day. 

Dr. Chamberlin. son of Henry and Mary 
Elizabeth Chamberlin, was born 11 January, 
1858, at Westford, Mass. He was prepared 
for college at Westford Academv under the 
tuition of W. E. Frost (Bowdoin, 1S70). 
After graduation he entered upon the study of 
medicine, and attended lectures at the Eclectic 
Medical Institute of Cincinnati, Ohio, where 
he received the degree of M.D. in January, 
1884. After practicing a short time in 
Lowell, Mass., and in Clarendon, Vt., he set- 
tled in Chelmsford, Mass. Here he was 
actively engaged in professional work until 
March, 1903, when the ill health of his wife 
and daughter led him to remove to Cheran, 
S. C. He had acquired a successful practice 
and. at the time of his death had served both 
as secretary and chairman of the Homeo- 
pathic Board of Medical Examiners for the 
State. Dr. Chamberlin married, i June 
1886, Flora Elizabeth, daughter of Timothy 
Adams of Chelmsford. Mass., who survives 
him with their three daughters, Jessie Rose, 
Elizabeth and Gertrude Chamberlin. 



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VOL. XXXVll 



NO. 18 



THE OCTOBER QUILL 

The October Quill, appearing in mid- 
Xovember is none the less welcome for its 
tardiness, and this will be freely excused on 
receipt of the promised tri-weekly, or possibly 
bi-weekly, numbers that are to complete the 
work of the present board. of editors. 

As a review of the Oitill is primarily 
• intended to stimulate and guide in a friendly 
fashion the presumably faltering pen of the 
undergraduate, a certain embarrassment arises 
from the fact that out of the four prose pieces 
of this issue only one is the offering of a stu- 
dent now on the grbund. This regrettable cir- 
cumstance, to be sure, is nothing new, and is 
in a measure oft'set by the eft'ective expression 
of student thought and feeling in the three 
pieces of verse. But it is very much to be 
wished that the board would make a deter- 
mined effort to arouse greater literary activity 
in the four College classes. The editors could 
count on the cordial co-operation of the 
instructors in the English Department, and 
indeed every member of the Faculty would 
gladly second the undertaking. 

The writer of "Matthew Arnold, the Honest 
Doubter,'' has seized firmly on the central 
quality of this poet's nature — his essential 
religiousness — which gains for Arnold a hear- 
ing that otherwise would be refused him by 
many earnest minds, thus spreading widely, 
for good or ill, an iniinence which profoundly 
affected Arnold's own time, and which, as this 
paper shows, is still potent with a younger 
generation. 

.\n interesting feature of this and of recent 
numbers are the "Notes on Works of Art in 
the Bowdoin Collection." The accompany'ng 
portraits of the Misses Walker recall anew the 
debt of gratitude that every Bowdoin man 
owes to these benefactresses. 

Under the rather conventional and unprom- 
ising title of "The Course of True Love," we 
have the happy conclusion of an entertaining 
short story in which incident and character 
sketching are well combined. The dialogue 
runs naturally and easily, and the lively, 
warm-hearted Sally strikes one as a real per- 



sonality. This writer's work in College writ- 
ing gives promise of success in a larger field. 

In "Some Impressions of Gloucester" by one 
of the younger students, imagination, observa- 
tion and sympathy express themselves in a 
simple and sincere way, thereby illustrating 
the advantage of dealing with a subject that 
is a part of one's own experience. Such a 
cho'ce of subject is to be recommended espe- 
cially to those who are beginning to write. 
In a degenerate time it is a pleasure to find a 
young writer using shall and zvill correctly, 
as in this case; but on page 18S in the sen- 
tence, "Would we not see, etc.," zuould ought 
to be should. On the next page, the care 
required in the management of English pro- 
no ms and adverbs is evident in the sentence, 
"How many eyes have welcomed them which 
they had never again dared hope to see," 
where the context compels iiihich to refer to 
thciii and they to refer to eyes; while again 
must go with see. 

Of the three contributions in verse, "Com- 
pensation" contains a simple thought simply 
and clearly set forth ; "The Quest" has true 
devotional feeling unmarred by cant or halt- 
ing movement ; "The Eventide" gives utter- 
ance with grace and fitness to the deep and 
lasting sorrow felt by the whole College and 
community in consequence of the calamity of 
the vacation. These pieces rise above the 
average of undergraduate verse. In metre 
they are as good as much of Whittier, and in 
poetic quality they compare favorably with 
Longfellovi''s earlier work. 

The passing of "Gray Goose Tracks" w'll 
not be regretted, on the whole, by most 
readers. 

An excellent plan is announced in "Ye 
Postman" of placing the Quill exchanges in 
the Periodical Room for general perusal. It 
is highly important that students here shou'd 
know what their contemporaries elsewhere are 
doing in the matter of writing, and such access 
to student publ'cations can scarcely fail to 
promote a healthy spirit of emulation in those 
who desire — and who does not ' desire ? — to 
keep Bowdoin abreast with other colleges in 
literary as well as in all other excellence. 

W. A. H. 



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COMMUNICATION 

Brunswick, Maine, November 28. 1907. 
To the Editor of the Orient: 

Aly Dear Sir : Will you kindly allow me 
the use of your columns to bring forward once 
again a topic which has often been informally 
discussed? One of the great needs of the Col- 
lege today is, at least in the minds of many, 
^ a building or hall or club-house where every 
one can meet on common ground as Bowdoin 
men. Now that every fraternity has a house 
of its own, there is still more need of one 
place where the social and democratic life of 
the whole College may center. A building on 
the campus, which should in a very modest 
way correspond to the Harvard Union or to 
the building which Amherst is proposing to 
erect, would be of great service. We ought 
to have some sort of a hall or union where 
all who are interested in Bowdoin College, 
Alumni, undergraduates, faculty, fraternity 
and non-fraternity men would be perfectly at 
home — where we could all meet for the gen- 
eral good of the College. 

In bringing forward again such a project 
as this, I am perfectly aware that the College 
today has many pressing needs. The first 
thing to be provided is the proposed increase 
of the endowment funds. And the College 
certainly ought to have a new gymnasium 
soon. But it will take a long time for such 
a project as a Bowdoin Hall to mature. For 
several years men dreamed of the Harvard 
Union before the generosity of Major Hig- 
ginson made the dream a reality. For several 
years the dean of Columbia College pleaded 
for a home for the undergraduates of that 
institution; and only a short while ago Ham- 
ilton Hall was dedicated. It is likewise pos- 
sible that the gift of such a building to Bow- 
doin might appeal to some friend of the Col- 
lege where other appeals fail. Very likely 
there will be something to be said on the other 
side. But surely we can all work for more 
unity in the social life of the College. The 
question for discussion is whether such an 
undertaking as I have suggested is pertinent 
and practicable. 

Very truly yours, 

Kenneth C. M. Sills, '01. 



THE COLLEGE MINSTREL SHOW 

D.\TE Definitely Fixed for J.\ni'.\ry 22. 

Sever.\l Old St.vrs to f.e in the C.\st 

Ag.mn. 

The date of the Bowdoin College Minstrel 
Show, given each year under the auspices of 
the Baseball Association, has been definitely 
fi.xed for January 22. Of the six end men 
who did such creditable work last year, Lee, 
Cox, Sheehan and Ralph Smith are still in 
College and will again appear in the cast, 
W'hile "Bill" Crowley has consented to act as 
interlocutor. The Olio this year will be excep- 
tionally strong as it includes, besides such 
well-known artists as Boyce, Kendrie, the 
iNIikelsky Brothers and Bert Morrell, other ■ 
men of considerable ability who purpose to give 
numbers which cannot help but be remarkably 
effective. The date of the first rehearsal has 
not been fixed upon, but it will probably occur 
directly after the Christmas holidays. It is 
urgently hoped that the fellows will give their 
strongest support to the show in order that a 
chorus may be developed which will be admi- 
rable, not only for its volume, but also for 
its quality. As a result of previous negotia- 
tions, the management have every reason to 
hope that the entertainment will be staged in 
Augusta. The show this year will be under 
the direction of the same man, who has for 
three 'previous years coached so many suc- 
cessful College Minstrel Shows, Mr. Robert 
A. Toothaker. With so many old stars in line 
for a nucleus and with such a remarkably fine 
lot of new talent to build upon, Mr. Tooth- 
aker cannot fail to stage a performance which 
will rank high among its predecessors and 
challenge favorable comparison with any col- 
lege minstrel show in the country. 



NATIONAL STANDING OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL 

At a recent meeting of the American Medi- 
cal Association the Maine Medical School has 
been ranked among the five leading schools 
of the country. This fact is "based upon the 
percentage of those who failed to pass the 
examination required before they are admit- 
ted to practise. The Maine Medical School 
had a very low percentage and was ranked 
accordingly. The association inspected the 
school and found everything very satisfactory. 
This is one of the greatest honors that has 
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time. The Maine Medical School is now 
ranked with Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Yale 
and Tufts. In point of number the school is 
smallest in the list and is the only one among 
the number that is a State institution. This 
is an honor which should certainly give a 
feeling of pride to every Bowdoin man, col- 
legiate as well as medical. 



CALENDAR 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER J 

7.00 P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal. 

SUND.W, DECEMBER 8 

4.00 P.M. Sunday Chapel. Prof. Woodruff 
will speak. Vocal solo by Brown, '09, and 
music by Quartet. 

MONDAY, DECEMBER lO 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier 
Field. (If possible.) 

5.00 P.M. G'.ee Club rehearsal. 
7.03 P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal. 
7.00 P.M. Orchestra rehearsal. 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER II 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier 
Field. 

7.00 P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal. 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier 
Field. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

7.0a P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal. 

8.O0 P.M. Bible Study Class. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 3 

2.30 P.M. Flockey practice on Whittier 
Field. 

7.00 P.M. Christian Association. Edward 
Stanwood, LL.D., '6i, will speak on "Choos- 
ing a Profession." 

7.00 P.M. Dramatic Club rehearsal. 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER I4 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier 
Field. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 
7.03 P.M. Orchestra rehearsal. 
Dramatic Club plays at Belfast. 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 5 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier 
Field. 
Dramatic Club plays at Camden. 



EXPLOSION AT THE STATION 

Boiler Blows up Killing Three and Injuring Two. 

Slio tly after midnight last Sunday morning one 
of the heating boilers in the Maine Central Station 
blew up, doing considerable damage to the building 
and causing some loss of life. The dead are as fol- 
lows : 

William Woodward, night baggage master. 

Walter Harris, car inspector. 

Joseph Terriault, railroad employe. 

The injured : 

Fred Sylvester, employe of the American Express 
Company. 

Clyde L. Pinney, night operator. 

The boiler had not been used for some time 
and explosion was caused by the water getting too 
low or else by the turning of water into the tubes 
when they were dry and hot. Woodward had just 
gone into the cellar to fix the fire when the explosion 
occurred, and his mangled body was found a short 
distance f om the wrecked boiler. 

Harris and Terriault were standing on the plat- 
form outside the ticket office and were crushed 
beneath the roof when it was broken down by the 
weight of bricl-s from the gable end above. Harris 
was instantly killed, but Terriault, although terribly 
injured, suvived at the Lewiston hospital until the 
next day. 

If the accident had occurred a short time before, 
the death rate would probably have been larger, as 
the station was crowded just before the departure 
of the Boston train. 

A peculiar circumstance about the explosion is 
that, although brick walls were torn away, the win- 
dows in the waiting oom and the glass in the clock 
face were not broken. The breals in the brick wall 
will be temporarily covered with boards until the 
weather is warm enough for the use of mortar. 



FOOTBALL— 1910, 0; 1911, 

The Freshman and Sophomore football elevens 
played a rather unsatisfactory game on the Delta 
Tuesday afternoon, Novembe ; 27. As a result of 
the mid year warnings, the Freshmen were deprived 
of six of their best players, including Captain Haley. 
The muddy condition of the field prevented fast 
playing, and rendered long end runs impossible. 
For 1910, Newman, Ross and Nulty played well. 
Sullivan, Richards and Hitchborn excelled for igil. 

The line-up and summay: 

1910. 1911- 

Matthews, Wandtke, 1. e r. e., Hitchborn 

Morton, 1. t r. t, Kern 

Sanborn, C. A. Smith, Stone, 1. g r. g., Gibson 

Boynton, c c, Purington 

Edwards, r. g. 1. g., Marston 

Warren, r. t 1. t., Hawes 

Russell, Deming, r. e 1. e., Wiggin 

Ross, q. b q. b., Pearson 

Nultv, 1. h. b r. Jn. b., Sullivan 

Hawes, Ballard, r. h. b 1. h. b., Richa ds 

Newman, f. b f. b , Torsney, Hussey 

Score — 1910, o; 191 1, o. Referee — Crowley, '08. 
Umpire — Sewall, '09. Timers — Morrell, '10; Chan- 
dler, '08. Linesmen — King, Medic. '11; Woodward, 
'10. Time — is-minute halves. 



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ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

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ASSOCIATE Editors 

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Vol. XXXVII. DECEMBER 6, 1907 




No. 18 



Concerning Our 
Communication 



On the first page of this 
issue of the Orient, is a 
communication which we 
are particularly pleased to publish. It must 
appear to every Bowdoin man who reads it 
as being most apt and timely. It echoes a 
sentiment of which we are all conscious and 
asks for that which we would all like to see. 
This is not the first time that sentiments of this 
nature have been expressed in the columns of 
the college weekly. A number of years ago 
a communication was printed which outlined 
this same idea. We are glad to see that once 
again this is brought to the attention of the 
college world. We would wish that the hope 
the writer expresses might be realized in 
no distant future, but we realize, as is 
expressed, that sentiment grows slowly. 



Meanwhile, we are only too glad to do any- 
thing possible to increase this sentiment. In 
particular, we would be pleased to receive fur- 
ther communications on this same subject from 
interested friends and graduates. The Orient 
unhesitatingly believes that the founding of 
some "Bowdoin Union" is the most urgent 
improvement needed for maintaining and 
increasing of democratic college spirit. May 
the idea suggested in our communication 
increase and see realization at no far distant 
date ! 



Now that the regular mid- 
On Warnings term "warnings" have been 
sent out and the vacation of 
Thanksgiving time has given opportunity for 
"home explanations," there is one comment 
that the student body desires to make for 
future time. We wish that a definite and uni- 
form standing for warning be established. As 
it is at present, each professor is interpreting 
ihe meaning of this in a different wa}'. Some 
only "warn" when the student has a mark 
below the passing-grade, while some send 
warnings on "D" grade, or higher, that is, 
when any student is simply lozv. A changing 
schedule is scarcely fair to the students. Tech- 
nically, and as "warnings" are regarded as 
serious enough to debar men from all College 
athletics, we believe it is not right to "warn" 
a man, unless he is below passing. This has 
been the practice in former years. At any 
rate, we hope the faculty will grant the student 
body a consistent schedule, so that one may 
know definitely what grade has — or rather has 
not — been attained, when one receives a warn- 
ing notice. We do not believe that a student 
may be "warned" on "any grade whatsoever," 
but rather must have failed to attain some 
definite, fixed mark. 



In past years it has been 
College Rally customary for the Presi- 
. dent of the Athletic Asso- 
ciation to appoint a committee to make prepa- 
rations for the Annual College Rally. Since 
no formal motion to this eft'ect was made at 
the last mass-meeting, the Orient would 
recommend that steps be taken to appoint a 
committee to take charge of the affair. We 
most certainly want a good, hearty, rousing- 
rally next spring, and in order to make it such 
preparations should begin at once. 



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GIFTS TO COLLEGE 

Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Bradford and his sister. 
Miss Clara F. Bradford, of Lewiston, have 
presented the Bowdoin College library with 
a complete set of the original silhouettes of 
the class of 1825. The silhouettes were orig- 
inally owned by Dr. Richmond Bradford of 
Auburn, a member of the class. The sil- 
houettes are in an excellent state of preserva- 
tion, and most of them contain original auto- 
graphs. 



DEBATING SCHEDULE 

The following is a list of the subjects, also the 
principal speakers at the debates in English 5, this 
semester : 

December 17 — Secret Societies in Public High 
Schools should be Prohibited. Affirmative, Ha ris, 
'09; Stahl, '09. Negative, Atwood, '09; Merrill, '08. 

January 7 — For the State of Maine Prohibition 
in the Liquor Traffic Is Preferable to High License. 
.Affirmative, Marsh, '09; Fisher, '10. Negative, Buck, 
'09; F. L. Pennell, '08. 

January 14 — Bowdoin College Should Have a Col- 
lege Commons. Affirmative, F. T. Smith, '08; Boyce, 
'08. Negative, Stone, '10 ; A. Robinson, '08. 

January 21 — Commercial Reciprocity With Can- 
ada Would Be Economically Advantageous to the 
United States. Affi mative, Hyde, '08; Koughan, '09. 
Negative, Hinkley, '09 ; Ginn, '09, 

January 24 — The Recommendations of the Sim- 
plified Spelling Board Should Be Adopted by the 
American People. Affirmative, Clark, '08; Ready, 
'10. Negative. Estes, '09: Timberlake, '09. 

January 28— Cities of Over 28,0D0 Inhabitants 
Should Own and Operate their Own Street Rail- 
ways. Affirmative, R. Pennell, '09; Sheehan, '09. 
Negative, McDade, '09; Burton, '09. 

The following is a list of presiding officers : 
December 17, Marsh; January 7, Atwood; January 
14, Ha ris; January 21, Stahl; January 24, R. Pen- 
nell ; January 28. Clark. 

The debates will all be held in the Debating Room 
at Memorial Hall. Students not taking the course 
are welcome at all the debates. 



ICE HOCKEY 

With the rink nearing completion, and the cold 
weather setting in, ice hockey is next on the pro- 
gram. From last year's team the following men 
are at College ; Captain Abbott, R- W. Smith, 
Dresser, Hughes, and Hamburger. Many promising 
men will be out to complete the team, of whom 
might be mentioned, Hyde, Leavitt, Wight, Johnson, 
Drape-, Pearson and Byles. Games have been 
arranged with Dartmouth and Maine, subject to the 
approval of the Faculty. Negotiations are pending 
with Bates and Harvard. The Dartmouth game will 
be played in Hanover, while one Maine game will 
be played on Whittier Field, the other in Orono. 
The prospects are good, to say the least. A man- 
ager will probably be elected in the near future, by 
the student body as a whole, it is hoped. 



Collcoe Botes 



Annual gymnasium work began Monday. 

The picture of the football team was taken Mon- 
day. 

The hockey rink on Whittier Field is soon to be 
ready. 

Where is that Banjo Club that was organized last 
year? 

The class group pictures have been taken for the 
Bnglc. 

Evans, '10, is confined to his home at Camden 
thru illness. 

The fi St train from Boston was two hours late 
last Sunday night. 

Just before Thanksgiving the mid-semester warn- 
ings were sent out- 

The Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity will hold a dance 
on Friday evening, December 20. 

There were very few students left on the Campus 
during the Thanksgiving recess. 

Several students narrowly escaped injury at the 
railroad station last Saturday night. 

It has been decided to hold the annual Sophomore 
Hop sometime after the Christmas recess. 

About thirty men have been allowed to substitute 
baseball practice for the regula ■ physical training. 

Quite a number of Portland fellows remained at 
home to vote in the municipal elections, Monday. 

"Mike," the College Tailor, has a new stock of 
winte.' overcoats in — better drop in and look them 
over. 

The work of the students who were in town the 
night of the explosion at the depot deserves much 
praise. 

Class pipes are seen -in goodly number on the 
campus. These pipes can be procured at Morton's at 
a reasonable price. 

Professor Foster spoke at the annual meeting of 
the New England Association of College Teachers, 
held in Boston last Saturday. 

"A Rice Pudding" will be presented in the vestry 
of the Congregational Church on this Friday evening, 
a number of College fellows assisting in the cast. 

The Inn was well patronized last Saturday and 
Sunday, as the Chapter House eating establishments 
did not open till Monday noon for students who 
came back on the above dates. 

All students who have unpaid subsc iptions to any 
of the Athletic Associations, are urged to pay them 
as soon as possible in order that the managers may 
start the new season with nothing to hinder them. 

The New England Inter-collegiate Press Associa- 
tion will hold a Smoker at the Copley Square Hotel 
on the evening of Friday, December 13. Edward 
Stan wood, '61, will be one of the speake s. Both 
the Quill and the Orient will be represented at the 
meeting. 

The first debate in the debating course will' take 
place December 17. The question is: Resolved, That 
Secret Societies in Public High Schools should be 
prohibited. Affirmative, Harris and Stahl- Nega- 
tive, Merrill and Atwood. 



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The second Sophomore theme was due last Tues- 
day. 

The '68 Parts will be due the last day of the 
term. 

The B. A. A. meet is to come off some time dur- 
ing the first of February. 

Rehearsals for the annual minstrel show begin 
directly after the Christmas holidays. 

Professor Hutchings read an excellent paper on 
Benvciuito Cellini before the Faculty Club Monday 
evening. 

It is rumored that no member of the Christian 
Association Bible Study Class was able to find the 
"Book of Hezekiah." 

There was no rush after the Sophomore-Freshman 
football game last Tuesday, owing to the condition 
of the ground. 

Copies of "Phi Chi," which were furnished at the 
recent Bowdoin-Maine game were kindly supplied by 
the Wheeler Printing Ofiice. We acknowledge with 
thanks ! 

At the regular meeting of the Portland Society of 
Natural History, Monday evening, December 2, 
Philip H. Timberlake, 'o8, read a paper on "Grass- 
hoppers of Brunswick." 

Fisk, '09. has been having considerable difficulty 
in collecting suflicient money to pay the band which 
helped us celebrate after the iVIaine game. Sub- 
scription pape s in the Chapter Houses have been 
poorly responded to. 

A crew of men has been busy for the past few 
days, repairing the water main just below the chapel 
in order to secure more water power in Appleton 
Hall. Porcelain bowls with hot and cold water 
faucets are to be placed on each floor. This conven- 
ience will be greatly appreciated by the students in 
this dormitory. 

Workmen have been engaged during the past two 
weeks fitting up a room in the basement of Searles 
Science building for the use of students in water 
analysis. This step was made necessary by the con- 
stantly increasing number of students who are tak- 
ing the course, and will serve to give added facilities 
to the work in the Chemical Department. 

Required gymnasium vvo k began Monday with 
Carl M. Robinson, '08, as instructor. In Senior 
gym he is assisted by Weston, 'o8'; in Junior gym, 
by Fisk, '09, Buck, '09, Files, '09, Weston, '08, Fair- 
clough, '08; in Sophomore gym, by Fisk, '09, Buck, 
'09, Weston, '08, and P. Morss, '10; in Freshman 
gym, by Fisk, '09, Buck, '09, Lippincott, '10, and P. 
Morss, '10. 

The Freshmen "sprung" their yell at the station 
last Wednesday morning. There is some talk of 
changing it. 

" Mille noncenti X — I, 
Vive la crimson and white Phi Chi, 
Bro.xico, Rexico, Ra.xico, Keven, 
Bowdoin ! Bowdoin 1911 ! " 

One on the Okient ! ■ In a recent issue appeared a 
note to the eft'cct that a theme was handed in to 
"Professor Wilmot B. Mitchell." Truly there was 
nothing remarkable about this statement. It should, 
however, have said "Wilnot," but in the vagaries 
of proof-co reeling this was corrected where it 
should not have been. Hence, we do not blame you 
if you did not "see the point." 



.\ valuable and interesting gift has lately been 
received by the library from the General Conven- 
tion of the New Church. It consists of a complete 
fac simile made by the photo-typography of Emanuel 
Swcdenborg's Memo abilia or Spiritual Diary from 
1747 to 1765, and forms three large folio volumes. 

Now that "All Maine's" are in the air, the follow- 
ing is an Orient suggestion for an All-Maine High 
School team ; Cha les Mitchell, Portland, I.e. ; Mc- 
Brady, Portland, Lt. ; Lawlis, Edward Little, l.g. ; 
Carl Mitchell. Portland, c. ; Littlefield, Portland, r.g. ; 
Doherty, Portland, r.t. ; Guthrie, Bangor, r.e. ; O'Con- 
nell, Portland, q.b., and captain ; Winslow, Portland, 
l.h.lj. ; Tolford, Portland, r.h.b- ; Stacey, Edwa.d 
Little, f.b. 

ALL=iV\AINE TEAM 

The Okie.mt selects the following All-Maine team ; 
Left End, Kimball of Colby. 
Left Tackle. Schumacher of Bates. 
Left Guard, Newman of Bowdoin. 
Centre, Cochrane of Bates. 
Right Guard. Haley of Bowdoin. 
Right Tackle, Commins of Bowdoin. 
Right End. Crowley of Bowdoin, Captain. 
Quarterback, Cobb of Bates. 
Right Halfback, Chase of Maine. 
Left Halfback, Goode of Colby. 
Fulback, Lee of Bowdoin. 

Substitutes — Higgins of Maine; Phipps of Bow- 
doin ; Bearce of Maine. 



DRAMATIC CLUB 

Definite arrangements have been made for the 
Dramatic Club to play at Belfast, Maine, next Fri- 
day, December 13, and at Camden on the following 
e\'ening. The club will probably leave here Friday 
forenoon. Rehearsals are being held every evening, 
and this schedule will continue until the club leaves 
on its trip. It is hoped that those members of the 
club who were in danger of being dropped on 
account of wa nings, will be able to continue in the 
caste. There are several prospective dates for the 
club, but nothmg definite can be announced at 
present. 



COMMINS, '10, FOOTBALL CAPTAIN 

At llie meeting of the football team Tuesday, 
Commins, '10, was elected captain for next year. 
He is a Somerville High School man and captained 
the eleven there. This year is the second in which 
he has been on the eleven here. He will probably 
be able to influence good football men from the 
vicinity of Boston to come to Bowdoin. With him 
to lead the team there is every hope for another 
championship next fall. 



ART BUILDING NOTES 



The college lias just received a large painting by 
Joseph Vernet. The subject of the picture is the 
"Shipwreck." The painting is four feet wide .and 
five feet ten inches long. It was given by Mrs- 
Helen M^ Shepley, of Portland. Vernet was the 
pupil of Adrien Manglard, of whom the college has 
a marine painting. No. 135, Bowdoin Gallery,. Tu k- 
ish Ships. The new painting hangs in the Boyd 
Gallery. 



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185 



Hlumni Botes 



CLASS OF 1861 
The scholarly and interesting paper on the 
Separation of Maine from Massachusetts, 
read in part before the Massachusetts Histor- 
ical Society last June by Edward Stanwood, 
Litt.D., has appeared 'in print with the sub- 
title, "A study of the growth of public ophi- 
ion, 1784-1820." Its forty pages form a most 
valuable contribution to the history of the 
author's native State. 

CLASS OF 1863 
Rev. Dr. Newman Smyth has announced 
his resignation of the pastorate of the First 
(Congregational) Church of New Haven, Ct., 
which he has held for a quarter of a century. 
Dr. Smyth is known throughout the country 
as a scholarly preacher, a gifted author and a 
leader of theological thought in his denomina- 
tion. He is the third of the five sons of 
Professor William Smyth, all of whom Bow- 
doin is proud to reckon among her sons. 

CLASS OF 1870 
Assembled about the table at the annual 
meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Buf- 
falo (N. Y.) Eye and Ear Infirmary, held on 
October 22, was Lucien Howe, Willis H. 
Meads, and D. S. Alexander. These class- 
mates have been members of the Board for 
the past fifteen years. Dr. Howe is execu- 
tive surgeon and its founder. Last year 12,- 
129 patients were treated. It is a semi-pub- 
lic institution. 

CLASS OF 1873 

Hon. Augustus F. Moulton read a paper on 
Maine Soldiers at Valley Forge at the meeting 
of the Maine Historical Society on the 22d 
instant. 

CLASS OF 1874 

The leading- article in Munsey's for Sep- 
tember is by Dr. D. O. S. Lowell, who dis- 
proves in a bright and entertaining manner 
the common notion that clergymen's sons are 
generally failures. 

CLASS OF 1875 
Rev. George Croswell Cressey, D. D., who 
went to England in August to supply the pul- 
pit of the Effra Road Unitarian Church, Lon- 
don, during September and October, received 
early in October a unanimous and cordial invi- 
tation to become the minister of the congrega- 



tion, and has accepted the invitation with the 
understanding, however, that personal consid- 
erations may perhaps make it necessary for 
him to return to America permanently next 
summer. This church includes in its congre- 
.o-ation some of the most prominent and active 
Unitarians in England. 

CLASS OF 1877 

Lieutenant and Mrs. Charles Frederick 
Andrews have announced the marriage of 
their sister, Edith Valerie Herici, to Major 
William Stephenson, Medical Department 
United States Army. The wedding occurred 
on Saturday, September 21, 1907, at the Cathe- 
dral of St. Mary and St. John, Manila, Philip- 
pine Islands. 

CLASS OF 1879 

Horace E. Henderson, A. M., recently 
resiafned his position at Garden City, N. Y. 
and is now in charge of the Department of 
English and a joint-proprietor of the Pawling 
School at Pawling, N. Y. 

Professor Henry A. Huston of Chicago, 
Manager of the Propaganda Department of 
the German Kali Works, recently paid his 
Alma Mater a visit. 

CLASS OF 1884 
Rev. Charles W. Longren has resigned the 
pastorate of the church at Longmont, Colo- 
rado, after a successful service of seven years. 

CLASS OF 1885 
Eugene Thonms, Esq., has removed from 
Topsham to Portland, now (Nov. 7) residing 
at 83 Woodfords St., Woodfords, Me. 

CLASS OF 1886 
Hon. Levi Turner of Portland was chosen 
president of the 'recently organized Maine Con- 
ference of Charities and Corrections. 

CLASS OF 1900 
Rev. Frederick Crosby Lee is now settled 
at Knoxville, 111., as chaplain of St. Mary's 
School. 

CLASS OF 1903. 
Mr. Frederick W. Spollett, who has been in 
the employ of the Zeese-Wilkinson Company 
of New York and Boston, will spend the win- 
ter at his old home in Brunswick, on account 
of ill health. 

CLASS OF 1904. 
Galen W. Hill has been at his home in Bux- 
ton since last May and is now fully recovered 
from an operation for appendicitis. 



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©bituar^ 

FRANK ALEXANDER DILLAWAY, CLASS OF 1901 

I'^aiik Alexander Dillawa)-, son of the late 
Samuel and Melissa Jane (Colcord) Dillaway 
of Bath, died after a brief illness of scarlet 
fever, 6 Nov. 1907, at Baxter Springs, Kansas. 
Mr. Dillaway was born at Bath, 8 April, 1878, 
and was educated at the public schools of that 
city. At Bowdoin he was a member of the 
Zeta Psi Fraternity and sang in the College 
choir during his Junior and Senior years. 
After graduation, he became a mining engi- 
neer and was employed in the zinc and lead 
mines of Joplin, Missouri, and the neighbor- 
ing region, having his residence at Baxter 
Springs, Kansas. He married, i June, 1904, 
Frances Clark, daughter of the late Charles 
W. Daniels of Chicago, who, with his daugh- 
ter, Dorothy, and his brother, George L. Dil- 
laway, Esq., of Boston, are the only surviving 
relatives to niourn with his classmates his 
u^itimely decease. 



flu jlDemoriam 



HAROLD H. THAYER, GAMMA GAMMA 1908 

Portland, Me., Nov. 11, 1907. 

Whereas, It has pleased oar Heavenly 
Father in His infinite wisdom, to call from 
the halls of Gamma Gamuia, our beloved 
brother, Harold H. Thayer ; therefore, 

Be it resolved: That we, his brothers in Phi 
Chi, do deeply mourn the loss of one who, by 
his steadfastness and loyalty, won our love 
and esteem and always reflected the greatest 
honor and credit upon the fraternity. 

Resolved, secondly : That by his death, 
Gamma Gamma Chapter of Phi Chi has lost 
a loyal and prominent member. 

Resolved, further: That we expres.s' our 
sympathy to his relatives and friends, that we 
send copies of these resolutions to the "Phi 
Chi Quarterly" and to the "Bowdoin Orik-vt" 
and that they be spread upon the records nf 
Gamma Gamma Chapter. 

R.M.rii C. Stewart, 08, 
Roland S. McKay, '08, 
Herbert E. Thompson, 'oy, 

Coniinittcc for diopter. 



ELECTIONS 

, M a mass meeting licld in Memorial Hall on Fri- 
day evening, X'ovcniber 22. tlie regular fall elections 
wvve held. J. Stnndish Simmons, 'op, was elected 
n'.anrgor of the football team; and Thomas Otis, '10, 
;issisiant manager. .At the same meeting Leon F. 
TimhcrlaKe, '09, was elected manager of the Tennis 
.\s.-:ociation, to take the jjlace of Crowley, '09, who 
is not in College this year. It furthe was voted that 
men winning points in any class meet held with 
classes of other institutions be granted their class 
numerals. 



PHILOON, 'OS, CAPTAIN OF MAINE TEAM 

JJowdoin undergraduates and members of the 
Nounger Alumni will note with interest the election 
of Wallace C. Philoon, '05. as captain of the West 
Point football team for the ensuing year. Philoon, 
v'ao is the son of Senator Philoon. of Androscoggin 
County, fitted for Bowdoin at Edward Little High 
School. While at Bowdoin, he played on the 'var- 
sity for four years, and captained the 1904 team, 
which won the championship of the State. He was 
a membe of the Ibis, the Athletic Council, president 
of the Athletic Association senior year, also popular 
man Ivy Dav. He is a member of the Alpha Delta 
Phi fraternity. Philoon is a hard worker. Bow- 
doin men v,'ill eagerly follow the progress of the 
Cadets next season. 



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BRUNSWICK, MAINE, DECEMBER 13, 1907 



VOL. XXXVU 



NO. 19 



DRAMATIC CLUB 

^L\KEs First Trip This Week — Play and 
Cast 

This week the Dramatic Club makes its 
lirst trip. Last night it played in Brooks, 
to-niglit it is to be in Belfast and to-morrow 
night in Camden. The play being produced 
is a football story entitled "Halfback Sandy." 
Following is a brief summary of the plot of 
the story : 

Sandy Smith is the cousin of Philip Krop, 
whose father, Josiah Krop, owns a farm 
where Sandy works. The elder Krop ille- 
gally possessed himself of Sandy's inherit- 
ance when Sandy's father died. With this 
money he also sends his son Philip to Queens- 
town College. This college has a great rival 
in Kingston College which is situated at the 
other end of the same city. As Sandy is a 
great halfback Philip Krop, manager of the 
Queenstown team, and Kenneth Sumner, 
manager of the Kingston team, are both 
trying to win him, each for his own college. 
Krop tries by the aid of a chum of his. Bill 
Short, who is disguised as a girl, to get 
Sandy to come to Queenstown out of- love for 
this supposed lady. Sumner enlists the aid 
of Sue, a darkey girl, a friend of Sandy's, 
and McReady, dramatic instructor at Kings- 
ton, but the deciding influence in favor of 
Kingston is Mabel Sumner, Kenneth's sister, 
with whom Sandy is in love, but who is 
engaged to Philip Krop. Here the first act 
ends. 

In the second act the second great game 
between the two colleges since Sandy entered 
Kingston, is approaching. Sandy is in debt 
and unhappy. In a final attempt to get him 
to Kingston Phil Krop, disguised as Sue, and 
Bill Short, also in the guise of a girl, gxD to 
his room. Phil's plan is successful and he has 
almost persuaded Sandy to leave Kingston, 
when Mabel appears, fleeing from a drunken 
student. She acknowledges her love for 
Sandy, so Phil's plan fails. As a last resort 



Phil and Bill lie in wait for Sandy in his 
room, seize him as he enters, and carry him 
bound and gagged to an unused room in one 
of the college buildings. Thus ends the sec- 
ond act. 

The next day is the day of the game. 
Sandy is absent and the first half ends with 
the score 6-0 in favor of Queenstown. 
Between the halves Mabel and the real Sue, 
to whom Bill Short gave the key to Sandy's 
hiding place, mistaking her for Phil, chance 
to discover where he is hid and release him. 
He plays in the second half, winning the game 
for Kingston, 12-6. Sue, who has caught 
Philip Krop and locked him into the room 
where Sandy was, after the game brings him 
out. He acknowledges who he is. Mabel 
breaks her engagement with him and all ends 
happily for the hero. 

The following men were taken on the trip: 

Sandy Smith H. M. Smith, '09 

Josiah Krop Marsh, '09 

Philip Krop Stephens, '10 

Bill Short Simmons, '09 

Dick Hart Atwood, '09 

Kenneth Sumner Donnell, '08 

Van Twiller Hovey, '09 

Gordon Davie, '10 

Mabel Sumner Pearson, '11 

Fleetwood Chandler, '08 "^ 

Sue Burton, '09 

Professor Dryden Marsh, '09 

McReady Stone, '10 

Students — Cox, '08 ; Rich, '09 ; Sturtevant, 
'09 ; Brewster, '09. 

Timberlake, '09, is manager, and R. D. 
Morss, '10, Assistant Manager. Sturtevant 
is property man. 

The club left Thursday morning and will 
not return till Sunday or Monday. Miss 
Curtis, the coach, will accompany^ the i)arty. 

If this trip ^fs successful there is hope of 
another and perhaps two more trips after tlie 
Christmas vacation. The club has done 
remarkably well his year considering _ the 
number of changes which the Faculty have 
obliged them to make. We wish them all 
possible success. 



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CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION MEETING 

At the meeting of the Christian Associa- 
tion on December 5, President Purington 
reported for the various committees. Sturte- 
vant, '09, was elected treasurer in place of 
Cole, who has left college for a while. Miss 
Evelyn Stetson sang a soprano solo. The 
speaker of the evening was C. C. Robinson, 
"oo, the State Y. M. C. A. Student Secre- 
tary. He spoke upon- "A Satisfactory Col- 
lege Life," taking as his text his favorite line 
from the Bible, "He satisfieth the longing 
soul." Among other things he said that a 
man should get from a satisfactory college 
life enough culture and vocational training so 
that he need not be obliged to drift about for 
two or three years after leaving college with- 
out being able to earn a living. The college 
man must realize that all education does not 
come from schools. Many self-educated peo- 
ple can put to shame a college graduate in the 
very accomplishments upon which he prides 
himself. The statement so often made that 
the four years spent in college are the four 
best years of a man's life, is not true. Each 
year ought to be better than the last. Col- 
lege life is more than honors, more than ath- 
letics, more than studies. It is the time when 
a man should be forming his character. Col- 
lege is a good place for a man to get estab- 
lished in his religious faith and to act upon 
it. A man should bring his religion to col- 
lege, not leave it at home. The world is 
more and more demanding that kind of char- 
acter which a man forms by leading a Christ- 
ian life in college. At college there are many 
chances for social service, or "interest in an 
effort for one's associates," and a life of 
social service is a satisfactory life. 



FOOTBALL FINANCIAL REPORT 

Report of M.\n.\ger Robinson for the Football 
Season of igo" 
Receipts. 

Balance, 'o5 $48 23 

Miscellaneous receipts 1 18 38 

Tickets 800 00 

Subscriptions 1 16 50 

Ads 54 00 

Boa d 219 10 

McKiiiley 21 75 

Harvard 268 56 

Exeter ' 79 20 

Amherst 203 00 

N. H. State 39 QO 

Colby 76 00 

Tufts 425 IS 



Bates 429 41 

Maine $1,778 75 

$5,022 92 

Expenditures. 

Miscellaneous Expenditures $414 28 

Wright & Ditson 250 00 

Board 496 75 

Coaching ., loio 25 

Rubbing 90 00 

McKinley 42 18 

Harvard 225 70 

Exeter 117 92 

Amherst 259 45 

X, H. State 88 49 

Colby 106 75 

Tufts 424 15 

Bates 6100 

Maine 1,365 82 

$4,953 r4 

Balance. 69 18 

$5,022 92 
Assets. 

Cash balance ,. . . . $69 18 

Unpaid ad 5 00 

Unpaid season tickets no oo 

Unpaid subscriptions 32 DC 

Unpaid board Ill 75 

$327 93 
Liabilities. 

Wright & Ditson balance $141 57 

Wright & Ditson Sweater approximate... 7200 
Miscellaneous 3 00 

$2x6 57 
Excess of assets over liabilities m 36 

$327 93 
December 10, 1907. 

I have examined the accounts of Manager C. M. 
Robinson and found them correct. The excess of 
assets over liabilities in $111.36. 

C. C. HUTCHINS, 

Treasurer. 



ALPHA KAPPA KAPPA INITIATION 

Theta Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Kappa 
Medical Fraternity held its annual initiation 
at the chapter hall, Saturday afternoon, fol- 
lowed that evening by a banquet at New 
Meadows Inn. 

The following is the list of initiates : From 
1910, Frank Mikelsky, A.B. From 191 1, 
Edward S. Bagley, Harold T. Bibber, J. M. 
Clement, James Conroy, Frank L. Dolley, 
Elmer King, Carl M. Robinson, Harold W. 
Stanwood, Rufus E. Stetson, Harold G. 
Tobey, A.B., and Charles J. Wharton. 



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Dr. George Cook of Concord, N. H., Grand 
President, and Dr. Frank Y. Gilbert of Port- 
land, Primarius of the Fraternity, were pres- 
ent at the ceremonies. 

Besides the above the following were pres- 
ent at the initiation and banquet : Harold I 
Everett, M.D. ; E. S. Cummings, M.D. ; W, 
E. Webber, M.D. ; E. V. Call, M.D. ; D. M 
Stewart, M.D. ; George H. Stone ; Adam P 
Leighton, Jr. ; John A. Greene ; George I 
Geer; John H. Woodruff; John H. Potter 
Arthur L. Jones ; J. Calvin Oram ; Charles F, 
Tra3^nor ; Elmer H. Ring ; E. Eugene Holt ; 
Joseph B. Drummond and Richardo G. Valla- 
dares. 

Following the banquet a business meeting 
was held. An alumni association was formed, 
and it was voted to invite the fraternity to 
hold its ne.xt annual convention in Portland. 
Adam P. Leighton, Jr., was chosen delegate 
to attend the national convention which 
occurs next month in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The officers of Theta Chapter for this year 
are as follows: President, John A. Greene; 
Vice-President, Joseph B. Drummond ; Treas- 
urer, Adam P. Leighton, Jr. ; Secretary, J. 
Calvin Oram ; Marshal, Charles F. Traynor ; 
Warden, Richardo G. Valladares; Chaplain, 
E. Eugene Holt, Jr. 



MASSACHUSETTS CLUB 

The Massachusetts Cl,ub held its second 
meeting of the year at the Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon House last Saturday evening. Professor 
Foster gave a most interesting informal talk 
upon some evils connected with life here at 
Bowdoin and the ways in which they could 
be remedied and more men be induced to 
come here. He made suggestions with 
regard to curing some of the faults of our 
present "rushing" system. For instance, he 
suggested a plan somewhat similar to the 
plan used at Amherst by which the fraterni- 
ties are pledged not to give a new man any 
bid or come to any understanding with him 
until the second Monday of the fall term. He 
strongly condemned anything in the way of 
"combines" in college or class elections such 
as are so much of an evil here at present. He 
mentioned a plan which has been suggested 
of having a college council composed wholly 



of students and elected by the whole student 
body, which should take the place of the Jury 
and perhaps of the Inter-fraternity Council. 
This board should be the means of commu- 
nication between the undergraduates and the 
Faculty. It should be of a positive nature, 
not negative as was the Jury; that is, it 
should aim to make improvements, not sim- 
ply punish offenders against college rules. 
This Council would also take charge of, or 
oversee, the fixing of all dates for college 
activities, in order that there may be as few 
conflicts as possible. 

Professor Foster outlined another plan 
which is designed to draw more students to 
Bowdoin. As we all know what a fine place 
this college is, all that is necessary to bring 
more men to it, is to spread this knowledge. 
The plan is to have a rally just before spring 
vacations where every man can obtain cata- 
logues and bulletins describing Bowdoin's ad- 
vantages. Each one shall also take some 
blanks to fill out with the names of 
prospective students, their schools, tastes, 
proficiency in studies, ability to pay their col- 
lege expenses, and other information which 
shall gjide the committee on relations with 
preparatory schools in sending out literature. 
If every man did his share in this work by 
visiting his own preparatory school next 
spring, we should soon see Bowdoin a college 
of the size she ought to be, with all her inter- 
ests well supported without all the work be- 
ing done by a few as at present. As the ob- 
ject of the Massachusetts Club is to get more 
Bay State men to come to Bowdoin, each 
member of the club should make an individ- 
ual effort to secure the names of prospective 
students. 



MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Mrs. Leslie A. Lee has established a fund 
in memory of her son, to be known as the 
Richard Almy Lee Scholarship. This schol- 
arship which covers in full the tuition of one 
student is to be awarded preferably to some 
member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. 

Mr. Benjamin F. Morrison of Medford, 
Massachusetts, grandfather of John Franklin 
Morrison, has established a scholarship, to be 
awarded preferably to a student from Med- 
ford, Massachusetts. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, igoS Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, igog Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

ASSOCIATE Editors 

JOSEPH M. BOYCE, 1908 
H. H. BURTON, igog W. E. ROBINSON, 1910 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 

K. R, TEFFT, igog THOIVAS OTIS, 1910 

NATHAN S. WESTON, igo8 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, igog Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 

Entered at Posl-OfKce at nnmswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Lewiston Journal Press 



DECEMBER 13, 1907 



The College 



Once again the Orient 

Newspaper "}'''''' to remind the col- 
•^ lege world that we are the 
college paper and to request that items of par- 
ticular college interest should receive publica- 
tion first in these columns. It seems only fair 
that such bits of news as schedules, gifts to 
the college, additions to the librarj' and art 
collections, which are items particularly for 
the college world, should appear first in the 
columns of the Orient. We desire to 
acknowledge with pleasure that the recently 
organized Press Club has agreed to respect 
this privilege, and that such items as these 
will not be sent to the daily papers until 
the Orient has published them. We desire 
to ask all the college if it will not take partic- 
ular care to respect this request. Not only 
to the students, but particularly to the faculty 
also, do we address this. We ask that such 
items as are of particular college interest and 
do not demand immediate publication be 



given to the Orient before the daily papers. 
For instance, if a gift is given to Bowdoin, or 
some picture to the Art Building, or books to 
Library, may we not have "the right to 
announce this first? Also plans for new 
courses, announcements of prizes, etc., we 
trust will be given to the public first through 
the Orient. We realize that in general this 
ha.s been the practice and acknowledge the 
.'^anie. We onlv desire to remind. 



Bowdoin a ' '^^'"'^^ ''^'"^ ,'" Bowdoin at 

Family College Pf '^^"^ thirty-one nieii 
who are the sons of Bow- 
doin men, besides several who are grandsons, 
brothers and cousins. Of the thirty-one, nine 
are in igoS, seven in 1909, four in 1910, and 
eleven in 191 1. These figures bear out the 
statement so often made that Bowdoin is a 
family college. All Bowdoin alumni, where- 
ever they are, intend to do as the second verse 
of "Bowdoin Beata" says and "send their sons 
to Bowdoin in the fall." The more of these 
Bowdoin men by inheritance there are here, 
the better it will be, for they cannot but be 
filled with the traditions and respect for our 
Alma Mater of which the older alumni think 
so much. .\ny man reared on Bowdoin lore 
must have in a marked degree love for old 
Bowdoin, so we gladly welcome among us 
the eleven new men among these sons of 
Bowdoin's sons. 



ORIENT COMPETITION 

The editor desires to call attention once 
more to the competition for positions on the 
Editorial Board of the paper. The contest 
has been permitted to grow lax during the 
past few issues, but notice is now given that 
the work must be steadily maintained during 
the winter term. There are eleven more 
issues of the Orient in this volume and the 
contest will continue in ten of these. It must 
be stated that the work of the Sophomores in 
the contest has been very good, but no Fresh- 
man has as yet done the work required for 
membership, and unless the members from 
tliis class brace up, there will be the peculiar 
condition of no Freshman qualifying himself 
for the board at all ! From now on the con- 
test must be kept up regularly. We desire to 
notify candidates that each man should make 
eft'ort to see the Editor at least by iMonday of 
each week and receive assignments for news 
write-ups. Competitors should remember 



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that three editorials are required from each 
man. In particular, remember that the 
Orient is a nezvspaper and quantity and the 
value of items as news should always be con- 
sidered. 



CALENDAR 

S.ATURDAY, PECEMCER I4 

President Hyde returns to Brunswick from his 
stay ab oad. 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER I5 

10.45 -^-^i- Rev. Francis McConnell, U.D., of 
New York, college preacher, will speak at the 
Church on the Hill. 

4.00 P.M. Dr. McConnell will conduct Sunday 
chapel. Violin solo by Kendric and music by 
quartet. 

7.00 P.M. Questionnaire by Dr. McConnell in the 
Christian Association rooms. 

7.30 P.M. The Right Reverend Robert Codman. 
Bishop of Maine, preaches at the Saint Paul's Epis- 
copal Church. 

-MON[uv, dece:mber 16 

Report in French 3 due. 

8.30 A.M. Hou; quiz in French 1. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier Field. 

4.15 p.Ji. B. A. A. Team practice on board track. 

7.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Meeting of York County Club at Zeta 
Psi House. 

800 P.M. Faculty Club Meeting. Prof. Roljin- 
son speaks on Leonardo da Vinci- 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER ly 

9.30 A.M. Hour quiz in Greek 8. 
11.30 A.M. Hour quiz in German 7. 
12.50 P.M. Bugle sit for picture at Webber's 
studio. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice on Whittier Field. 

4.15 P.M. B. A. A. Team p actice on board track. 

7.00 P.M. First debate in English 6 in Hubbard 
Hall. Question : Secret societies in public high 
schools should be prohibited. Afif., Harris and 
Sfahl. Neg., .Atwood and Merrill. 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER l8 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier Field. 
4.15 P.M. B- A. A. Team practice on board track. 
5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER IQ 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice on Whittier Field. 

4.15 P.M. B. A. A. Team practice on boa d track. 

7.00 P.M. Rev. John S. Sewall, D.D., '50, will 
speak at the Christian Association Meeting on "Our 
Duty to China." 

FRUl.AY, DECEMBER 23 

4.30 P.M. College closes for Christmas vacation. 
8.00 P.M. Alpha Delta Phi dance in Pythian Hall. 
Hour examinations in History i and 7. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2 

8.20 A.M. Winter Term opens. 



NOTICES 

Christmas vacation begins on Friday after- 
noon, December 20, at half-past four. Col- 
lege re-opens on Thursday morning, Janu- 
ary 2, at 8.20. No one will be permitted to 
be absent on Friday, December 20, or on 
Thursday, Jaiiuary 2, without the special per- 
mission of the Secretary of the Faculty. 

This will be the last issue of the Orient 
until after the vacation. 

Editor. 



IBIS LECTURE 

On last Friday night in the Deutscher 
\ erein Room at the Hubbard Library, the 
Hon. Augustus F. Moulton, of Portland, 
delivered a very intersting and scholarly 
paper before the members of the Ibis, on 
"Anne Hutchinson, the Savonarola of Bos- 
ton." The author described the condition of 
life in the earliest days of the Massachusetts 
Bay Colony, and the political and religious 
aspects of the times, both in America and in 
England. He then outlined the nature of the 
doctrines that Anne Hutchinson expounded 
and showed the profound effect that these 
had upon the colony. Fie showed how Anne 
Hutchinson herself was a woman who main- 
tained her womanly modesty and decorum 
throughout all the excitement of her trial. 
Mr. Moulton further showed how Anne 
Hutchinson was the first to declare the doc- 
trine of liberality of thought to the Puritans. 
Fle pointed out how though she had undoubt- 
edly received unfair and harsh treatment, it 
is justified when we consider the political 
uncertainty of the time, and the exceedingly 
precarious position in which the colony itself 
was situated during the first experimental 
years. A discussion followed the reading of 
the paper. 



DEUTSCHER VEREIN 

Last Monday evening the Deutscher 
Verein met and organized for the year. The 
club was entertained at New Meadows Inn 
by Prof. George T. F'iles. After the banquet 
a short business meeting was held, in which 
the following officers were elected : E. Talbot 
Sanborn, '08, Vorsitzender ; Jasper J. Stahl, 
'09, Schriftwart. Two committees were 
appointed, one on entertainments consisting 
of Delavina, '08 ; Yeaton, '08 ; and Cushing, 



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'09; the other on literary programs, consist- 
ing of Prof. G. T. Files, A. Robinson, '08, 
Fairclough, 'oS, and Jackson, '09. New By- 
Laws were adopted by tlie Verein this year, 
which provides that in the future only Sen- 
iors and Juniors with the necessary qualifica- 
tions be admitted to membership. The fol- 
lowing were men initiated at this meeting: 
Parker, 'o3 ; C. Robinson, '08 ; Leavitt, '08 ; 
Bower, '09. The other members of the 
Verein this year are now as follows : San- 
born, '08; A. Robinson, '08; Brigham, '08; 
Yeaton, '08 ; Delavina, 'oS ; Lee, '08 ; Fair- 
clough, '08 ; Bower, '09 ; Gushing, '09 ; Brew- 
ster, '09 ; Bridge, '09 ; Jackson, '09 ; Johnson, 
'09; Pottle, '09; Tefft, '09; Stahl, '09. 



CoHcoc IRotcs 



HOCKEY 

On account of the warm weather, the rink 
is not frozen over. Practice was held on Gof- 
fin's Pond last week — but the gymnasium has 
been utilized the past few days. A commu- 
nication has been received by Gapt. Abbott 
from the LTniversity of Bishop's Gollege, 
Lennoxville, Quebec, asking for a game in 
Brunswick. This team is going to make a 
tour of New England, and already has a 
game with Dartmouth. It is hoped that 
Bowdoin will be able to play them, for a 
Ganadian college team would be a great 
drawing card in Brunswick. Negotiations 
are also pending with Tufts. 



NEW PICTURE AT ART BUILDING 

Last Tuesday the Art Building received 
the loan of a portrait of Mrs. Alg!er V. Gur- 
rier of Hallowell, painted recently by her hus- 
band. Mr. Gurrier was an instructor in 
drawing here a few years ago and now 
teaches classes in drawing and painting in 
Lewiston. 



MUSICAL CLUBS 

Only one trip has been definitely arranged for the 
Musical Clubs. As usual they will give their Ban- 
gor concert on the evening of February 21, taking 
in on the trip, Ellsworth, Oldtown, and Augusta. 
Both clubs are rehearsing regularly three times a 
week. The Mandolin Club has been chosen as fol- 
lows: Fi St mandolin, Brewster, C. E. Stone, 
Peters, Pickard, Weatherill, Roberts ; second man- 
dolin, Hovey, Crowell, Matthews, I. B. Robinson. 
Black ; mandola, H. W. Purington, W. E. Atwood ; 
guitar, Giles, H. E. Weeks, R. W. Smith; 'cello. 
Bridge. 



The Inn closes this week. 

L. Davis, '11, has left college for a few weeks. 

A large number of exams, come ne.Kt week. 

Giles, '07, lias entered the medical school this 
year. 

The Alpha Delta Phi f aternity sat for a picture, 
Monday. 

The Coffee Club met with Prof. Sills, Monday 
evening. 

The college catalogue will be ready shortly after 
Christmas. 

Cole, '09, is instructor at the Alfred High School 
of A'laine. 

Prof. Hastings was called away Saturday to tes- 
tify in a trial. 

The Freshman Class are to have a series of daily 
themes in English I. 

Sanborn. '08, has been confined to his room with 
a slight attack of grippe. 

Fred L. Pennell, '08, is confined to his home in 
Portland with an attack of the grip. 

The hou s for making up gym. cuts are Tuesdays 
at 3.30-4.30 and Saturdays at 2.30-3.30. 

A list was recently posted on the bulletin board 
of men whose chapel attendance is unsatisfactory. 

A. C. Gibson, '11, has been confined to his room 
a few days by illness, but is able to be about again. 

Adjourns were granted in Hygiene last Thurs- 
day morning on account of the absence of Dr. 
Whittier. 

Kicking a football on the campus and playing, 
golf on the links in December is an unusual sight 
in Brunswick. 

Sherilif Pennell delivered a lecture on "Prohibi- 
tion in Maine" before the class in Sociology, Sat- v 
urday mo ning. / 

Bates College closed Friday for a four weeks' 
vacation. Alany of the students passed thru Bruns- 
wick on their way home. 

Professor William A. Moody was in Cambridge 
last week attending the fifth annual convention of 
the Association of New England Teachers of Math- 
ematics. 

Brunswick Pligh played IMorse High a hotly con- 
tested game of basketball at the Y. M. C. A. Hall 
in Bath recently and succeeded in holding down 
the much stronger team to a score of 13-17. 

Robert W. Messer, 'lo, has left college on account 
of ill health. He will remain at his home in Rock- 
land until after the holidays, then he will depart 
for Los Angeles, California, where he expects to 
reside. 

Four Bowdoin students none of whom are Fresh- 
men achieved considerable newspaper notoriety and 
.free advertising as a :esult of meeting one Michael 
Sliaughnessey, who represented himself as a dealer 
in furs and consented to carry away their loose 
change in exchange for some cat-skin garments. 
They were "put wise" by a fellow-sufferer and, 
proceeding to Portland, had Shaughnessey arrested 
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"Gaffer, that's a bloody-good trade in Fur coats." 

The Chemical Club will meet and organize early 
next week. 

The fur trade is reported good in certain parts 
of the college. 

Mikelsky Brothers will give a Dutch Comedy Act 
in the minstrel show- 

McDade, '09, has resumed his studies, after being 
out of college all the fall. 

Several new books in the line of novels were 
added to the library last week. 

The class in English 3, has been recently discus- 
sing the practicability of Reformed Spelling. 

The spring weather is having a bad effect on the 
students — many cases of grippe being reported. 

The dates for the Junior Assemblies and College 
Teas will be announced after the Christmas recess. 

T. D. Ginn, '09, has been confined to his room 
for several days witli a severe attack of rheuma- 
tism. 

Farrar, '10, has returned from Pemaquid Har- 
bour where he has been employed for several 
weeks. 

Hale, '10, has been confined to his home sinre '.]\c 
Thanksgiving recess by a severe attack of the 
grippe. 

Owing to the absence of several of the Profes- 
sors, numerous adjourns were granted last Friday 
and Saturday. 

Miss Harvey's dancing school of Bath began 
Thursday. The attendance of Bowdoin men is espe- 
cially solicited. 

Repairs on the outdoor running track have been 
completed, putting it into a fit condition for the 
winter relay practice. 

Brunswick High plays Edward Little Friday 
evening, the 20th, in the Armory Hall. A dance 
will follow the game. 

Kellogg, '11, played a violin solo in Bath last 
Sunday afternoon at the vesper services of the 
Congregational Church. 

The Oxford County Club Shingles, designed by 
Newman, '09, have made their appearance and are 
attracting favorable notice. 

The football suits are coming in slowly. It is 
urged that all who used suits in either 'varsity or 
class games hand them in at once. 

Professor Hastings entertained on Tuesday last 
at a Bachelor's Dinner in honor of his marriage, 
which will occur du.ing the Christmas holidays. 

Several business and professional men of Bruns- 
wick recently presented Captain Crowley of the 
championship football eleven, with a solid gold 
Bowdoin seal fob. 

The Bugle Board held a meeting vfith Editor 
Burton at Delta Kappa Epsilon House last F.iday 
afternoon and will sit for picture at Webber's stu- 
dio in near future. 

The Orient pins arrived during the past week. 
They are Bowdoin seal pins, with the words, "The 
Orient, Bowdoin," in place of the usual inscription 
"Bowdoin CoUegii Sigillum." These are worn by 
all the members of the boa d. The pin was origi- 
nally designed in 1903, by C. F. Robinson. 



The lectures on the Bible were continued by Mr. 
Jump at the Monday evening meeting of the Bible 
Class. No further assembly of the class will be 
held until after the Christmas recess- 
Considerable excitement was caused in Bruns- 
wick on Tuesday by the burning of one of the 
freight buildings in the Maine Central yard. This 
seems to be a banner year for accidents about 
Brunswick. 

There has been some talk of organizing a boxing 
club in college this winter, possibly it would prove 
of assistance to the four students who were "bun- 
coed" last week in overcoming future difficulties of 
the same kind. 

The Right Reverend Robert Codman, D.D., the 
Bishop of the Diocese of Maine, will make his 
annual visitation to Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, 
Brunswick, on Sunday evening, December fifteenth, 
at half-past -seven o'clock. 

Tufts College Glee and Mandolin Clubs . have 
been forced to disband on account of the fact that 
many of the students have failed to attain the re- 
quired rank. Dates had been arranged in every 
state in New England and all these had to be can- 
celled. 

.\ large number of men have reported for B. A. 
A. track work. Among them are Atwood, '09 ; Col- 
bath, '10; Crosby, '10; Slocum, '10; Timberlake, 
'08; Davie, '10; Morss, '10; Russell, '10; Hansen, 
'10; Simmons, '09; Edwards, '10; Skillin, '11; John- 
son, '09; Donnelly, '11; Pierce, '11; Pierce, S. W. 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE PREACHER 

Reverend Francis J. McConnell, D.D., pastor of 
the New York Avenue Methodist Church, Brook- 
lyn, will preach at the Congregational Church in 
the morning and conduct chapel services, Sunday 
afternoon, as a Bowdoin College Preacher. Dr. 
McConnell is a man particularly well fitted to inter- 
est a college audience. His church is one of the 
most famous and most significant of the ^Methodist 
denomination. Dr. McConnell was born in Ohio, 
studied at Phillips-Andover, at Ohio, Wesleyan and 
at Boston University. Since 1894 he has held 
Methodist pastorates at West Chelmsford, Mass. ; 
Newton Upper Falls, Ipswich, Harvard ^ Street 
Church, Cambridge, and his present parish in 
Brooklyn. 



BRADBURY PRIZE DEBATE 

Professor William T. Foster of the depa'tment 
of English and Argumentation announces that the 
trials for the annual Bradbury Prize debate will 
be held February 25, at 7 o'clock in Memorial Hall. 
All students in the college are eligible to compete. 
The question, which will be the same as that of 
the Bowdoin-Syracuse debate, will be announced by 
Syracuse University. From the speakers in the 
B adbury debate, a team will be chosen to represent 
Bowdoin in the debate with Syracuse University 
at Brunswick early in May. 



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CAGE WORK 

The following is the list of candidates for the 
baseball team who are practicing in the cage instead 
of taking regular gynmasi'um work. Captain Stan- 
wood, Files, Hyde, Sanljorn, Lee, Harris, Hinkley, 
Jackson, Purington, Wentwo th. Dresser, Bower, 
Hamburger, Draper, iMartin, Black, Burkctt, Byles, 
Clifford, Clark, Dennis, Devinc, Donnelly, Eastman, 
Hanson, Picrson, Lawdcss. Sanford. Torsrey, Wig- 
f;in, Hayes, McDade, Scammon, Wandlke, Mc- 
Laughlin, Phipps, Richardson, Hobbs, Spurling, 
Rovvell, Harlow and Pierce. 



Hlumni IRotce 



CLASS OF 1850 

Hon. William P. Frye was again chosen 
president pro tempore of the United States 
Senate at the opening of the session in 
December. He has held this office contin- 
uously since Feb. 7, 1896. 

The recently published autobiography of 
General Oliver O. Howard contains <an inter- 
esting chapter on his college life at Bowdoin. 

CLASS OF 1864 

It is somewhat unusual for a lawyer in act- 
ive professional life to be the recipient from 
a foreign government of an honor distinct- 
ively literary. Those who are 'acquainted, 
however, with the attainments of the French 
language and literature of Hon. Charles F. 
Libby were not surprised to learn that he had 
been made an officicr d'Acadcinie and has 
recently received the palnies academiques, an 
insignia consisting of two palms in silver sus- 
pended by a dai"k violet ribbon. 

The position held in medical literature by 
Dr. Charles Jewett's Practice of Obstetrics is 
indicated by the recent appearance of the 
third edition. 

CLASS OF 1904 
William Edward Lunt, '04, of Lisbon, 
Maine, who is now a fourth year graduate 
student at Harvard, was recently awarded 
the Ozias Goodwin Memorial Fellowship by 
the Harvard faculty. 

CLASS OF 1905 
Raymond Davis, '05, is engaged in the lum- 
ber business in Duluth, Minnesota. 

CLASS OF 1907 
A. James Voorhees is now located in Chi- 
cago, Illinois. 



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NO. 20 



EDWARD TEMPLE PICKARD 

On Sunday, December 15, but two days 
after President Hyde's return from Europe, 
the college was suddenly cast into gloom by 
the sad death of Edward Temple Pickard, 
1910. This death made the fourth among our 
undergraduates since last Commencement, but 
it was the first to occur on the campus, and 
the feeling of sorrow among Bowdoin men 
for their lost college-mate, needed no further 
expression than the unanimous attendance at 
the sad funeral held in the chapel on the 
Tuesday following the decease. 

Edward T. Pickard came to Bowdoin in the 
fall of 1906 from the Newton High School, 
near his home at Auburndale, Mass. He 
joined the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, 
was a member of the Mandolin Club, and last 
spring was elected Assistant i\Ianager of the 
Varsity Tennis Team. He was always a jolly 
comrade, and in the fraternity, class, and col- 
lege his loss is greatly felt. He was not taken 
seriously ill until the Thursday preceding his 
death, he was put to bed in his fraternity 
house, and, on Saturday, was operated upon 
for peritonitis, from which he died on Sunday 
evening. His mother and grandfather were 
here, but his father and sister could not reach 
him. The two latter arrived on Monday, and 
on Tuesday the simple funeral services were 
held which will live long in the memories of 
all our undergraduates. 

A short service was first held in the library 
of the Delta Kappa Epsilon house, where only 
members of the Fraternity were present. The 
service was led by Professor K. C. M. Sills, 
who read a few verses from the Bible, and a 
few stanzas of poetry selected for the occa- 
sion. The casket was taken from the house 
to the chapel, where the who'e college formed 
and marched in double file, by classes, to their 
usual forms, after wli'ch the casket was borne 
by Pickard's fraternity delegation to a place 
before the pulpit. A violin solo was then 
beautifully rendered by F. E. Kendrie, "10, 
following which. Prof. Henry L. Chapman 
read a short passage from the Bible, and 
addressed to the students a simple, short talk, 
long to be remembered by all present. 

After these exercises, the college rendered 



its last tribute to their comrade, by forming 
again by twos, and marching bareheaded to 
the railroad. The Seniors went first, fol- 
lowed by the Juniors and Freshmen, then by 
the Sophomores who immediately preceded 
the casket, which in turn was followed by the 
fraternity, and the carriages bearing the fam- 
ily to the station. At the railroad crossing, 
the lines of students divided, allowed the 
hearse, the fraternity, and the family to pass 
quietly between them to the station. From 
there, six members of the Fraternity accom- 
panied the family to Pickard's home in 
Auburndale, where, on Wednesday, they 
acted as pall-bearers at the funeral held at the 
house of the grandfather, Mr. E. L. Pickard. 
whose death in California last week it is the 
Orient's sad duty to chronicle. 

At the first funeral there were received 
from the Sophomore Class, and from several 
fraternities, flowers which were deeply appre- 
ciated by the family and friends of Pickard, 
all of whom expressed before leaving Bruns- 
wick, their sincerest thanks for the sympathy 
and attention which was proferred them here 
on every hand. 



THE NOVEMBER QUILL 

In spite of the entire absence of fiction the 
November Quill is readable throughout. The 
opening article with the paradoxical title, 
"The Usefulness of the Useless," is a fresh, 
thought-stirring treatment of the old theme 
with which each successive generation grap- 
ples in its turn, the antithesis of the immedi- 
ate and the d'stant goal ; of the practical as 
defined in terms of bread and butter and 
money-getting, and c,'c really practical, as the 
ins'ght of broadening experience identifies it 
with v\ ell-rounded manhood and the largest 
satisfactions life can offer. The numerous 
illustrations drawn from daily college life 
show how necessary it is to worry the student 
out of the narrow view by the prodding of 
insistent requirements, and they suggest, too, 
the travail of soul through wh'ch alone the 
birth of larger manhood comes. Here is a 
chance for the undergraduate to see himself 
as the alumnus sees him. 



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Of the three short poems "Nature Music" 
gives melodious utterance to a mood natural 
to a lover of the forest to whom the sea's 
mig'hty harmonies are mysterious and fear- 
some. An equally devoted lover of the sea 
would hear inspiring music in its winds and 
waves, and shrink with dread, perhaps, from 
the gloom of the forest, instead of hearing 
"the silence sing," and listening with gladness 
for 

"The noises that wild creatures make. 
More still than silence is." 

But with all this sensitiveness to the charm 
of nature in some of her myriad aspects, the 
human outlook at the close of this little poem 
is dreary. 

"Revelation" tells the story of normal spir- 
itual growth, out of unthinking acceptance of 
tradition, through rash rejection of all creeds, 
to the "deeper trust" as assured conviction 
that somewhere there is more than man. In 
next to the last line the change of "was" to is 
would be an improvement. 

The brief musing entitled "Pemaquid" 
plays about the mystery which historic ruins 
enshrine for the questioning mind. 

Number IV. of the "Notes on Works of 
Art in the Bowdoin Collections" is of special 
interest, for the bulk of it is given to Corot's 
landscape, "Near Ville d'Aveay," which ranks 
as "the finest as well as the most popular easel 
picture in the college collections." The Quill 
is doing a good service in calling attention to 
our art treasures and making them better 
known. The reproduction of this Corot is 
excellent, the account of the genius and man- 
ner of the painter is illuminating, and the 
charming glimpse afforded of the donors of 
both the Walker Art Building and many of its 
works of art will enhance the enjoyment of 
their gifts. 

In Stevenson's "Child's Garden of Verses" 
copious quotations, framed in by brief notes 
comment and appreciation, reveal the simoje 
grace and fascination of Stevenson's muse. 
No writer has come so close to the heart of 
the child in his innocent and exuberant imag- 
inings, and in the writer of this essay Steven- 
son has found a sympathetic interpreter. 

The longest article in the number is the 
sketch of "Quebec, Past and Present," a pleas- 
ing composite of history and description, made 
vivid apparently by a recent visit. The nat- 
ural and architectural beauty of this old city, 
the heroic deeds there performed, and the 
quaint simplicity of life in a town "left behind 



in the march of progress," are all dwelt upon 

with painstaking care. The most obvious 
blemish is the distorted forms of several 
proper names which eluded the vigilance of 
the proof-reader. 

"Ye Postman," who inadvertently speaks 
of the "alumni pages" of the Vassar Miscel- 
lany, with his gleanings from college ex- 
changes enables his readers to sample the pas- 
sion and pathos of the rising generation of 
poets and see new pictures in love's kaleido- 
scope, thus closing a number that keeps well 
up to the Quill's standard in interest and 
excellence. 

Frank E. Woodruff. 



FENCING AT BOWDOIN 

For several years attempts have been made 
to form a fencing club at Bowdoin, with the 
ultimate hope of having a team to meet those 
throughout the State. This year, by the gen- 
erosity of the college, and the kindness of Dr. 
Whittier, the Seniors will be able to have the 
best possible instruction. For Mr. Charles D. 
White of the Pianelli Fencing Club of z-\ugusta 
has been engaged to meet those members who 
are interested in this art, at the Gymnasium 
from 8 to II every Saturday night. This 
arrangement will continue as long as there is 
sufficient interest among the students, and 
there now is a good prospect of getting duals 
with several teams throughout Maine, a letter, 
asking for. a date, having already been 
received from the Bangor Y. M. C. A. This 
opportunity is a rare one for Bowdoin, so let 
every Senior be at the Gymnasium next Satur- 
day night to help make the team a success. 



COLLEGE TEA 

The first College Tea of the year takes 
place this afternoon from four to six o'clock 
in Alumni Room, Hubbard Hall. It will be 
for the students and the people of Brunswick, 
as usual. All students, especially Freshmen, 
are cordially invited to attend. 



FIRST ASSEMBLY 

The first Junior Assembly will be held to- 
night in Memorial Hall. The patronesses 
will be Mrs. Flyde, Mrs. Foster, Mrs. A. 
Johnson and Mrs. Baxter. Music will be 
furnished by Kendrie's Orchestra and refresh- 
ments by Given. 



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CALENDAR 

SATURDAY^ JANUARY IITH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice on Whittier Field (if 
possible). 
7.00 P.M. Bugle Board meeting at D. K. E. House. 

MONDAY, JANU.'\KY I3TH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Bible Study Class. 

7.30 P.M. York County Club meets at Zeta Psi 
House. 

8.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 



Therefore we, in our sorrow, 
Resolve, That we, the Class of Bowdoin, 
Nineteen Hundred and Ten, extend our heart- 
felt sympathy to the bereaved family and 
friends, and assure them that we also share in 
their grief. 

Henry Q. Hawes^ 
William H. SANBORisr^ 
Sumner Edwards, 

For the Class. 



TUESDAY, JANUARY I4TH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 

7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Debate. Question, Bowdoin should 
have a college commons. 

8.00 P.M. Coffee Club meets with Powers, '08, at 
Zeta Psi House. 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY ISTH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 
5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 
8.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY i6tH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 

7.00 P.M. Christian Association Meeting. Prob- 
lems of the College Man IV. Hon. Herbert M. 
Heath, '72. 

FRIDAY, JANUARY I7TH 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

6.30 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY i8tH 

Bowdoin chooses side of question for Syracuse 
Debate. . 
2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 



CUSS OF 1910 

Once more the Class of Nineteen Hundred 
and Ten has experienced sorrow in the death 
of one of its members : Edward Temple Pick- 
ard, our beloved classmate, has been called to 
the home of the Father. In his death both 
college and class have lost a worthy, esteemed 
member. He was one whose character and 
conduct were pure, whose happy nature made 
him loved by all who knew him, and whose 
life was one of service to his fellows. In 
classes and in sports w^e shall miss his smiling 
presence ; his death makes a void which time 
can only lessen. Though our loss is bitter, 
yet we are thankful for the privilege of having 
had him with us thus far in our college 
course. He was a true Bowdoin man, an hon- 
ored classmate, and a sincere friend. 



Whereas, It has pleased the Father of our 
spirits in His infinite wisdom to take unto 
Himself the soul of our brother, Edward Tem- 
ple Pickard, we, the members of Theta Chap- 
ter of Delta Kappa Epsilon, reverently sub- 
mit to his Good Will. But it is not without 
the keenest pain that we contemplate his loss. 
His life among us was one of gentle com- 
radeship. His mild, genial nature and re- 
proachless character will always remain a 
blessed memory. In our sorrow we would 
not forget tliose who were bound to him by 
ties stronger even than those that bound us 
together in our college family. 

The fraternity wishes to express its grati- 
tude for the sincere sympathy shown us by 
the college community in our sorrow. 

M. P. Gushing^ 



For the Chapter. 



COLLEGE CATALOGUE 

The catalogue for 1907-1908 was issued last Mon- 
day. The total number of students is 394. Of these 
93 are in the Medical School sjnd 305 in the Academic 
Department. These are divided as follows : Seniors, 
31; Juniors, 58; Sophomores, 72; Freshmen, 118; 
Specials, 23. There are two graduate students. A 
new plan has been adopted of putting after the 
names of those students, who have not their class 
standing and whose names, consequently, appear in 
the list of some other class, their own class numerals. 

The entrance requirements have been changed in 
that 28 points instead of 26 are now required for 
admission, but to balance this English counts 6 
instead of 4 points. The French and German depart- 
ments have appended to their requirements lists of 
boot s which they recommend be used in preparatory 
schools A new course, Mathematics 9 and 10, has 
been added. This is a course in Advanced Algebra 
for men who do not wish to take up the higher 
forms of Mathematics. 



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BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, igog Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



Associate Editors 

joseph m. boyce, 1908 
h. h. burton, 1909 w. e. robinson, 1910 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 W. E. ATWOOD, jgio 

K. R. TEFFT, 1909 THOMAS OTIS, 1910 



NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, igog Ass't Business Manager 



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ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 



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Lewiston Journal Press 

Vol. XXXVIl. JANUARY 10, 1908 No. 20 



The O'd Year ^^ ^^ ^ S'°°^ ^'^"""^ "°^^' ^"'^ 
j',1. Ki then to pause a moment 
and the New ^^^^ look behind us. Espe- 
cially at New Year's time each year is it cus- 
tomary to glance over the months that have 
passed and look forward to those ahead. For 
Bowdoin College, Nineteen Hundred and 
Seven will always be remembered as a year 
of great sadness. It is this one fact that is 
distinctly prominent when we look back on 
what the past year at college has meant. 
Four undergraduates who were with us a year 
ago have passed away. Because the weeks 
have slipped by so quickly, it is by no means 
true that the memory of these fellows is sink- 
ing with each day rapidly into the past. On 
the contrary in the hearts of all the members 
of Bowdoin will there ever remain implanted 
the well-loved memory of those four college 
mates who departed forever from us in 1907. 
In the college in general the year Nineteen 
Seven was prosperous. A large class was 



graduated in June, and the largest Freshman 
Class we have ever had is beginning to learn 
a little of what it means to be Bowdoin men. 
Bowdoin was granted $50,000 by the General 
Educational Board towards the raising of 
$250,000, a distinct honor to the college as 
this is the first time money has been given in 
New England and Bowdoin was selected with 
Yale as being a worthy institution. Of the 
required sum the college has raised approxi- 
mately $100,000, which with the gift of Car- 
negie last month of $50,00 more, makes about 
$50,000 yet to be secured. The year has fur- 
ther shown that the scientific side of the cur- 
riculum is at last receiving the attention it 
desrves. New courses in mechanical drawing, 
surveying and geometry are offered and if in 
the years to come the college is to broaden 
its curriculum, the universal demand now is 
that these lines be given the increase. Pres- 
ident Hyde is again with us, and much 
improved in health. 

In athletics nineteen-seven has certainly 
been a banner year. It is trite for the Orient 
to recall again our two championships, unde- 
feated in any campionship contest by any col- 
lege in the State, both football and baseball, 
and that our baseball team won a victory from 
Harvard! That Bowdoin has begun to take 
a broader view in athletics this year is shown 
us in recalling that for the first time a Bow- 
doin team travelled beyond New England and 
attained notable victories in New York. In 
tennis we had our share of success, winning 
one championship in the Maine tournament. 
In track only did we lack success, losing the 
State Meet by but one point. In other col- 
leo'e interests the year was well for the college. 
We won two intercollegiate debates. 

If there were anything particular to be men- 
tioned for the coming year we would but reit- 
erate the oft-expressed sentiments : That the 
courses along scientific lines will be increased 
leading ultimately towards an engineering 
course ; that in athletics the college will take 
a broader outlook and strive to gain more of 
a place in the State. Our successes of the 
past year make this year a particularly oppor- 
tune time for the broadening of our athletic 
horizon, that for undergraduates may the 
influences that tend towards the greatest dem- 
ocratic spirit gain force. It would even be an 
Orient wish that the present year see the ini- 
tiation of a movement towards founding a 
Bowdoin Union. These statements may seem 
ideal or nearly worn out. They are meant 
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conditions which we all hope to some time see 
at Bowdoin. We saw improvements in 1907; 
may every Bowdoin man, by real love and 
la,bor for his college, try to make the coming 
year of 1908 a year of honor and profit for his 
Alma Mater. 



. .. ,,, It would seem most wo- 

AnotherWay f^^j, j^onotonous if we 

to Look at It gj^^^^j^ f^ijQ^^ -^ jl^g foot- 
steps of our editorial predecessors and write 
an editorial in regard to chapel "wooding"' 
again. The Orient has criticized and criti- 
cized, and we must confess with only a mini- 
mum of result. But there is one other way of 
looking at this. Last year through the Inter- 
fraternity Council all the fraternities voted 
to eliminate this feature of chapel. Now did 
it ever occur to you that when a man kicks a 
steam pipe during a prayer he is not only 
exhibiting himself as an ungentlemanly boor 
— a title which in itself would appear to have 
but little effect in some fellows — but he is also 
publicly disgracing his fraternity and adver- 
tising to his associates that he holds his soci- 
ety, and what rules it may make, in utter con- 
tempt? This is the way the Orient cannot 
help regarding this feature. It is not just the 
individual but the fraternity as well that is 
disgraced. It would be well for some of the 
lower classmen to think in this way. 



ALPHA DELTA PHI DANCE 

On Friday evening, December 20, the Bowdoin 
Chapter of the Alpha Delta Phi gave over its Chap- 
ter House and acted as hosts for a dance. The 
dance was held in Pythian Hall, Brunswick, after 
which a "spread" was held at the house. The 
patronesses for the occasion were Mrs. Franklin C. 
Robinson, Mrs. William A. Moody, Mrs. Charles C. 
Hutchins, and Mrs. Arthur C. Gibson. The com- 
mittee in charge consised of Fisk, chairman, Clif- 
ford, Warren, and Parkman. Representatives were 
present from the other fraternities, and a large 
number of recent graduates. 



QLEE CLUB 

The men who have made the Glee Club are : Whit- 
more, '11; Johnson, '11; Weeks, '11; McGlone, '10; 
Davie, '10; Kellogg, '11; Ross, '10; Matthews, '10; 
Kaulbach, '11; Stephens, '10; Parkman, '11; Crosby, 
'10; Crowell, '10; Brown, '09; Stone, '10; Richards, 
'11; Webster, '10; Gushing, '09. 



NOTICE 

Found. — A Waltham watch on the campus 
near the medical building. Owner apply at 
the Alpha Delta Phi House. 



Colleoe Botes 



Leydon, '07, was on the campus last week. 

The college catalogues were distributed Monday. 

McKusick, '10, has been engaged as instructor of 
boxing. 

There was a make-up exam, in German 7 Monday 
afternoon. 

McGlaughlin, '10, has a line of Bowdoin Seal 
cigarettes. 

Prof. Johnson granted adjourns in History, Friday 
and Monday. 

A. T. Gibson, '11, has been entertaining his cousin 
from Exeter. 

R. W. Messer, '09, passed through here Monday, 
on his way to Los Angeles, Gal. 

Several of the students attended the production of 
"Strongheart" at the Empire last week. 

It is an unusual sight indeed, to see the campus 
free from snow at this time of the year. 

As usual a large number of men are out of 
college teaching school to defray their expenses. 

At the meeting of the Faculty Club on Monday 
evening, Rev. H. A. Jump lectured on Savonarola. 

Professor Chapman addressed the Whittier Club 
of Portland on Monday in the First Parish House. 

G. M. Robinson, '08, has been sick with the grippe. 
Fisk, '09, has been acting instructor in the gymna- 
sium. 

Prof. Little delivered an address at the annual 
reunion of the Edward Little High School Alumni 
Association. 

A stereopticon travel sermon on "Egypt, the Land 
of a River God," will be given in the Congregational 
Church, Sunday evening, by the pastor. 

The next session of Mr. Jump's Bible Study Class 
will be on Wednesday evening at 8.30 o'clock. The 
topic will be "The Books of Hebrew History." 

Rehearsals for the minstrel show under the com- 
petent coaching of Mr. Toothaker of Brunswick have 
begun. About thirty men have turned out for the 
show. 

The Bugle sat for pictures at Webber's studio 
recently. The board held a meeting last Saturday 
evening with Editor Burton at the Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon House. 

At the close of the second round of the intercol- 
legiate chess tournament, Columbia stood in the lead 
by six points, well ahead of Harvard, Yale and 
Princeton. 

A training table has been organized at the Theta 
Delta Chi House. The men composing it are At- 
wood, '09; Stone, '09; Deming, '10; Edwards,_io; 
Slocum, '10; Davie, '10; Hawes, '10; and Kaul- 
bach, '11. 

The first of the series of debates in the course 
on argumentation was held on Tuesday, January 7, 
in Hubbard Hall. The question was as follows 
Resolved, That for the State of Maine, the prohibi- 
tion of the liquor traffic is preferable to high license. 
Affirmative, Marsh, Fisher; negative. Buck, F. Pen- 
nell; presiding officer, Atwood. Judges, Professor 
A M. Edwards, Rev. L. W. Coons, Mr. A. T. Gould. 



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At the first rehearsal of the Minstrel CKorus, Fri- 
day evening, about 40 men were out. The opening 
chorus is a new song composed by a Bowdoin Alum- 
nus and will be used for the first time at the Col- 
lege Minstrel Show. 

In the Portland Exlyrcss of January 4, there was 
a long account of a Bowdoin student's honeymoon, 
which was taken on the train leaving Boston about 
7 o'clock, Wednesday evening. Jlany college fellows 
were witnesses of this celebration of marriage. 

The Oxford County Club met Tuesday evening at 
the Theta Delta Chi House with Purington, '08, 
Stone, '09, and Sturtevant. '09 ; the other members 
present were !Marsh, '09, Newman, '09, and Fisher, 
'10. Light refreshments were served and a very 
pleasant evening spent. 

At the meeting of the Ibis held last Thursday 
evening in Hubbard Hall, James P. Webber, a Bow- 
doin graduate and no^v connected with the English 
Department at Exeter Academy, gave readings from 
Shakespeare's play of the "Merchant of Venice." 
The reading was intensely interesting and niost highly 
appreciated by the audience. 

The following speakers are announced for the 
annual Alumni Association banquet at Boston, Feb. 
5, '08: Rev. Geo. A. Gordon, D.D., James McKeen, 
an eminent lawyer of New York City, Prof Arlo 
Bates of the Institute of Technology, Fred H. Ger- 
rish, M.D.. of the Maine Medical School, Hon. H. B. 
Quimby of Lakeport, N. H., and others. 

At a meeting of the Quill Board on JMonday 
afternoon, Gushing, '09, was chosen chairman. The 
new board begins the year with seven members, 
including four new men, Stahl, '09; Tefft, '09; Hove)', 
'09; and Hale, '10. The contest for the assistant 
manager of the paper will terminate soon and an 
assistant manager be chosen from the competitors. 

Much humorous comment has been prevalent about 
college of late over the notice that has been travel- 
ling the rounds of the daily papers to the effect that 
'■Robert A. Toothaker is to coach baseball at Bow- 
doin." As a fact he is not coaching baseball. This 
mistake is easily explainable, when we consider that 
Mr. Toothaker is coaching not the baseball team, 
but is musical director of the Minstrels, which is 
given for the benciit of the baseball team. There 
is no doubt that "Bob" could coach baseball if he had 
the opportunity, and could teach us something at 
that ! But "Bob" is putting in all his spare time 
and work, too, for Bowdoin now in directing our 
show, and we certainly are appreciative of what he 
is doing ! 

The chapel service Sunday was conducted by Pres- 
ident Hyde. He spoke briefly saying that he thought 
the college was not receiving as much benefit from 
the college preachers as it should. He said that 
unless the students enter into the church work they 
will not see any benefit to be derived from it. He 
used as an example the statement of Mr. Wright, the 
inventor of flying machines, who said that lie used to 
watch the birds for hours to see how to fly, but he 
could not understand. After he had worked out for 
himself the theory of flight he then saw that tlie 
birds flew in the same way. President Hvde said 
that it was the same with church work. After the 
students work for themselves they will understand 
better the college preachers. After the talk Mrs. 
Thompson sang a solo. 



At the meeting of the Maine State Board of 
Health which was held at the State House, Tuesday 
forenoon and afternoon, the secretary reported that 
in a series of papers in one of the leading public 
health journals of Germany, an Austrian military 
commission in Vienna had carried on an elaborate 
series of experiments for the purpose of determining 
the most efficient processes for disinfection with 
formaldehyde, and had reported that, as compared 
with other methods, including some which had with- 
in the last few months been reported on favorably in 
some of the government laboratories in that country, 
tlie permanganate method worked out and made 
available to the public and to health officers by the 
State Board of Health of Maine is preferable to all 
other methods. — Kennebec Journal. 

The above clipping is of particular interest to Bow- 
doin men as the method referred to above is that 
which was discovered and developed practically in 
the chemical laboratories of Bowdoin College, by 
Prof. F. C. Robinson. 



Hluiitni Botes 



CLASS OF 1841 

George Albert Thomas, son of Elias and 
Elizabeth (Widgery) Thomas, was born 16 
September, 1819, at Portland, Maine. He was 
prepared for college at the Portland Academy. 
After graduation, he studied law in the office 
of Judge Howard (Bowdoin, 1821), and was 
admitted to the Cumberland Bar. He never, 
however, practiced his profession to any 
extent. Early in 1850 he went to CaUfornia, 
where he remained five years, being occupied 
in mining most of the time. On his return to 
Portland he was engaged for a short time in 
the land warrant business, and subsequently 
in care of the family real estate. Soon after 
the great fire of 1866, he moved to the well- 
known house on Danforth Street which, with 
his sister. Miss Charlotte Thomas, as its mis- 
tress, became known as the "Social Corner," 
and for half a century was one of the centers 
of the musical and social life of the city. 

I\'Ir. Thomas' Commencement part was on 
the Fine Arts and to one of them, music, he 
was enthusiastically devoted throughout his 
long life. For twenty years he was musical 
director at St. Stephen's Church. Early inter- 
ested and active in the anti-slavery move- 
ment, his part in public was to sing the songs 
of liberty. In private life he was a successful 
conductor in the underground railway by 
v\hich many a slave gained his freedom. His 
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made him a welcome guest at alumni ban- 
quets. The loss of eyesight which came to 
him in later life did not chill the kindly, cheer- 
ful spirit which marked his earlier years. To 
the last he was a good, earnest and unselfish 
man. His death, the result of an attack of la 
grippe, occurred 20 December, 1907. Mr. 
Thomas never married. 

CLASS OF 1846 

Frederic Dummer Sewall, son of General 
Joseph Sewall, was born at Bath, Me., 22 Jan- 
uary, 1S46. After graduating with honor he 
studied law and practiced his profession for a 
time in his native city. At the outbreak of 
the Civil War he entered the service as Cap- 
tain and Assistant Adjutant-General on the 
staff of General O. O. Howard, and was dis- 
charged for promotion in June, 1862, and 
commissioned Colonel of the 19th Maine 
Infantry A-^olunteers in July, 1862, and mus- 
tered in as such on August 25, 1862, and dis- 
charged as Colonel of the 19th Maine Febru- 
ary 23, 1863, by reason of disability. He was 
appointed Colonel of the Regiment Veteran 
Reserve Company in June of 1863 and was 
mustered out of service as Brevet Brigadier 
General of Volunteers, January, 1868. The 
principal engagements he was in during the 
war were the siege of Yorktown thirty days. 
Fair Oaks and Front of Richmond, on stafif 
duty with Generals Howard, Sumner and 
Burnside, with the 19th Maine. He was com- 
mander of the brigade in defense of Washing- 
ton and in front of Alexandria, from Decem- 
ber, 1863, to July, 1864. He was commander 
of District of Annapolis from February, 1865, 
to September 18 of the same year, when the 
Military District was dissolved. He was 
president of Court Martial and other detached 
service from September, 1865, to March, 1866, 
when he was ordered to staff of General How- 
ard as acting inspector- general and served 
until January of 1868. 

Since the war he has been special internal 
revenue agent at the office of the Internal 
Revenue Department in Washington and Bos- 
ton, and was one of the highly respected and 
efficient officials in the department. His 
death, from heart failure, occurred at Boston, 
16 December, 1907. 

CLASS OF 1848 

John Dinsmore, son of Thomas and Sally 

(Houghton) Dinsmore, was born 21 April, 

1821, at Anson, Maine. He was prepared for 

college in the academies at Bloomfield, Gor- 



ham, and Yarmouth. After graduation he 
, taught for a year in Industry, Me., and stud- 
ied theology at Bangor Seminary. In 1852 
he became pastor of the Congregational 
Church at North Hampton, N. H. A pastor- 
ate of ten years there was followed by one of 
sixteen at Winslow, Maine. In 1880 he 
removed to Brunswick, and was successively 
acting pastor at Anson and Athens, and 
Harpswell, Maine. Some ten years later he 
took up his residence at Auburn, Me., and 
while not engaged in preaching was an active 
and honored laborer in religious work. In 
1904 he removed to North Harpswell where 
he died 8 December, 1907, of old age. Beside 
a widow, Mr. Dinsmore leaves two sons, John 
E. Dinsmore, A.M., of the American Colony 
at Jerusalem ; Nathan C. Dinsmore of Tur- 
ner; and a daughter, Mrs. Althea C. Curtis of 
Harpswell. A wide circle of friends and old- 
time parishioners will long remember his 
earnest, faithful Christian life. 

CLASS OF 1900 

Dr. H. H. Cloudman was recently appointed 
Assistant Professor of Pathology in the Medi- 
cal Department of the University of Vermont. 

CLASS OF 1907 

Lester Adams is a first year student in 
medicine at Johns Hopkins University. His 
address is 520 North Broadway, Baltimore, 
Md. 

Neal W. Allen is at Portland in the employ 
of F. O. Bailey & Co. 

Lorenzo W. Baldwin is at the Columbia 
Law School, New York City. 

Charles R. Bennett is with the Interna- 
tional Banking Corporation, New York City. 

George A. Bower is learning woolen man- 
ufacture at the Columbia Mill, Lewiston. 

F. A. Burton is at the Massachusetts Insti- 
tute of Technology. 

James H. Collins is with the Lackawanna 
Steel Works, Buffalo, N. Y. 

Robert A. Cony is private secretary to 
Hon. E. C. Burleigh. 

J. B. Drummond is at the Maine Medical 
School. 

W. B. Drummond is studying law in his 
father's office in Portland. 

Edward A. Duddy is taking a post-gradu- 
ate course at Harvard University. His ad- 
dress is 1671 Cambridge Street. 

L. M. Erskine is a member of the Harvard 
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Frank S. Gannett is in tlie U. S. Civil Ser- 
vice at Washington, D. C. 

Setli G. Haley is in London with the Inter- 
national Banking Corporation. 

Arthur L. Hatch is a salesman in Texas 
for a New York jewelry firm. 

T. E. Hacker is in business at Fort Fair- 
field, Me. 

E. E. Hall, Jr., is in the Maine ]\Iedical 
School. 

Rev. George H. Hull is residing at 23 
Pleasant Avenue, Portland, and acting as the 
]\Iaine representative of Dodd, Mead & Co. 
of New York City. 

Roscoe FI. Hupper is studying law at the 
George Washington University, Washington, 
D. C. 

Phillips Kimball is in the wholesale gro- 
cer)' business at Bath, Me. 

Chester S. Kingsley is an assistant in the 
State Laboratory of Hygiene at Augusta. 

G. A. Lawrence is in a bank at Ellsworth, 
Maine. 

John W. Leydon is teaching at Worcester 
Academy, Worcester, Mass. 

W. S. Linnell is studying law in the office 
of Judge Symonds at Portland. 

Leon D. Alincher is with the International 
Banking Corporation. 

Harry E. Mitchell is studying law at 
Augusta in the office of Williamson and Bur- 
leigh. 

Ammi B. Roberts was married 14 Septem- 
ber, 1907, to Miss Eva S. Morse of Keene, 
N. H. He is taking post-graduate studies 
at Harvard with address at 12 Prescott Hall, 
Cambridge, Mass. 

Willis E. Roberts is studying law in the 
office of Wheeler & Howe at Brunswick. 

Dwight S. Robinson is with the Dupont 
Powder Company at Chester, Pa. 

Blinn W. Russell is in the Medical School 
of Maine. 

Lewis Winfield Smith resigned the first of 
December his position with the Windsor 
Mills, Province of Quebec, and has accepted 
a similar one with the Pejepscot Paper Co. at 
Pejepscot, Me. 

Charles W. Snow is instructor in English 
and Argumentation at New York LTniversity. 

Merlon A. and Millard C. Webber are 
third year men in the Medical School of 
Maine. 

Frank J. Weed is studying medicine at the 
New' England Conservatory of Music in Bos- 
ton. 



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BRUNSWICK, MAINE, JANUARY 17, 1908 



VOL. XXXVII 



NO. 21 



COMMUNICATION 

To the Editor of the Orient: 

I am going to brave the displeasure of my 
college contemporaries of the late Eighties, by 
voicing an impression that I have received 
from two or three visits to the institution 
during the past two years. It is what seemed 
to me to be a distinct raising of the "tone" of 
the college. It seemed to me that the under- 
graduates are more tidy in their dress, more 
courteous and deferential in their manner, 
and more serious-minded in their attitude 
toward their work than they were in our day. 
There is less of what we may call (I hesitate 
to say it) the "rowdy" spirit. As I recollect 
it, there used to be a certain affectation of 
rakishnes sand unkemptness in dress and 
manner that did not sit well. 

Part of this is doubtless due to the increased 
prosperity and wealth of the country and the 
general raising of the standard of living, and 
part of it probably to the unconscious influ- 
ence of the improved physical surroundings — 
the new chapter houses, the grading and beau- 
tification of the quadrangle, and the serene 
and imposing new buildings. But I do not 
believe this explains it all. I cannot but feel 
that there is a new Presence, a clarifying and 
toning-up of the moral, spiritual and intellect- 
ual atmosphere. 

George B. Chandler^ '90. 

Hartford, Conn., Dec. 11, 1907. 



THE FIRST JUNIOR ASSEMBLY 

Last Friday evening the first Junior Assem- 
bly was held, and proved to be a great suc- 
cess. The hall was beautifully decorated with 
banners and flags of Bowdoin and other col- 
leges, with a large 1909 banner over the 
entrance. The music for the twenty dances 
was furnished by Kendrie's Orchestra. 
Refreshments were served by Given of 
Brunswick. About forty couples attended, 
including Miss Carrie Johnson of Hallowell, 
Miss Charlotte Hubbard of Wellesley, Mass., 
Miss Lynn Phillips of Rutherford, N. J., Miss 
Gwendolyn Jenkin, Miss Mildred Cotton, Miss 
Esther Wright, Miss Dorothy Wright, Miss 



Eugenie Mcintosh, Miss Laughlin, Miss 
Eunice Bodwell, Miss Marion Dana and Miss 
Louise Malley of Portland, Miss Louise 
Weatheril, Miss Virginia Woodbury, Miss 
Dorothy Johnson, Miss Sue Winchell, Miss 
Isabel Forsaith, Miss Emily Felt, Miss Ethel 
Webb, Miss Sarah Merriman, Miss Helen 
Eaton, Miss Margaret Sutherland, Miss Lula 
Woodward of Brunswick, Miss Helen Paine 
of Foxcroft, Miss May Silver of Silver Mills, 
Miss Avesia Stone of Lynn, Mass., Miss Flor- 
ence Howe of Concord, Mass., Miss Alden of 
Camden, Miss Lena Paul and Miss Helen Per- 
cival of Auburn, and many others. 

The patronesses were Mrs. Hyde, Mrs. 
Allen Johnson, Mrs. Foster and Mrs. H. C. 
Baxter. 

The committee in charge consisted of Heath, 
Brewster, Rich, Burton and Brown. 



THE NEXT COLLEGE PREACHER 

Altho we are disappointed that, owing to 
illness, the Rev. Donald Sage Mackay will not 
occupy the pulpit of the college church next 
Sunday, we look forward with pleasure to the 
coming of the Rev. Edward F. Sanderson, 
who will fill the vacancy. It will be remem- 
bered that Mr. Sanderson preached here about 
one year ago and those who heard the sermon 
were much impressed by this rising young 
minister. He is much sought for as a college 
preacher and we are fortunate in having the 
opportunity of listening to him here at Bow- 
doin. 

Mr. Sanderson studied at Hartford Sem- 
inary and Amherst College and is a man of 
broad views. After graduating from college 
he occupied the Congregational parish at Bev- 
erly, Mass., for one year. He is at present 
in one of the richest and largest parishes in 
New England, the Congregational Church at 
Providence, R. I., where he has a large attend- 
ance of Brown University students every Sun- 

Bowdoin can show her appreciation of hear- 
ing so distinguished a man by a large repre- 
sentation at "The Church on the Hill," next 
Sunday. 



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MINSTREL SHOW 
An Entire Innovation — A Whirl of Frivolity 

On Wednesday evening, January 22, will 
occur the annual production of the Bowdoin 
Minstrels. The show is given for the benefit 
of the baseball team. For the past two weeks 
a chorus of sixty-five men have been rehears- 
ing faithfully until they have neared the point 
of perfection. The end men, Boyce, Draper, 
Lee, Sheehan, Cox and Smith, led by Bill 
Crowley, have compiled a series of jokes which 
are well in keeping with the strength of the 
performance. For an Olio, such men as Thew- 
lis, handcuff, straight jacket and pillory expert, 
Frank Kendrie with his violin, Burt Morrell 
with his clubs, Mike with his stories, and the 
never failing fun-maker, Boyce, in the new 
role of "Box Car Jimmy," are well able to 
insure the balance and strength of the second 
part of the show. 

The curtain will rise promptly at 8.15, and 
a particular effort has been made to avoid 
tedious waits between the numbers. 

The tickets go on sale at F. P. Shaw's book- 
store on Monday, January 20. It is hoped 
that the student body will turn out to a man, 
thereby supporting the baseball team, and in 
return the management guarantee a first class 
show ! 



RHODES SCHOLARSHIP FOR 1908 

As the time draws near for the 1908 Rhodes 
Scholarship examinations the college men of 
Maine are naturally becoming interested in the 
event. This year, in our State, the candidate 
will be chosen from the University of Maine ; 
Bowdoin, Colby and Bates, having each respec- 
tively sent a man to Oxford. The examina- 
tions, known as "Responsions," consist of 
Mathematics, Latin and Greek, and Prose 
Composition, all of an elementary character 
and practically like those required for a college 
entrance examination. The one exception is 
that they require marked proficiency in gram- 
mar. 

The examinations are not decisive nor do 
they fulfill all requirements ; before choosing 
the candidate, the State committee must con- 
sider in addition, the student's ability for 
leadership, his love for outdoor sports and his 
character and temperament in general. The 
maximum age limit for students is twenty-one 



years, and although the candidates are not 
required to be members of a college, yet in 
the opinion of those Maine men at Oxford, 
it is better to have completed at least two 
years at college before taking up the work 
there. The scholarships entitle the recipient 
to enter any college at Oxford LTniversity. 

At the first issue of the scholarships in 1904, 
the colleges of Maine were given the choice 
of candidates in turn, according to the age 
of the institution. Bowdoin had the honor of 
leading in the person of David R. Porter, '02. 
In 1 910 the examinations are open to the State 
at large irrespective of institutions. 

The scholarship of American students at 
Oxford is of a very high order and they have 
won many of the prizes offered by the admin- 
istration. 



SUNDAY CHAPEL 

In the Sunday Chapel President Hyde 
quoted from a speech delivered by Rudyard 
Kipling to the students of Yale University. 
His theme was : 

"Money-making should not be the sole aim 
of anyone's life." 

"If one needed money," he said, "to accom- 
plish his work, he should gather it with his 
left hand and should save his right hand for 
his life work. A man is measured, not by him- 
self, but by what he strives for ; and if a man's 
energies are devoted to accumulating wealth, 
he is generally a small man." 

Kendrie, '10, and Kellogg, '11, rendered a 
beautiful violin duet. 



THE ROMANIA MEETING 

On ]\Ionday, January 12, the Romania held 
its first meeting at the home of Professor 
Henry Johnson, who explained the purpose of 
the group as commented upon elsewhere in 
this issue. It was decided to meet if possible 
on every other Wednesday evening after the 
fraternity meetings, but that the next meeting 
should be held tonight, Friday, January 17, at 
the home of Professor Brown. Those who 
are to form the group at first are, besides 
Professor Johnson, Professors Brown and 
Sills : Davis, '08 ; Gould, '08 ; Ham, '08 ; Huse, 
'08 ; Ricker, '08 ; Burton, '09 ; Carter, '09 ; 
Gushing, '09 ; Hovey, '09 ; Hurley, '09 ; Marsh, 
'09; and Stahl, '09. Davis, '08, was chosen 
secretary. 



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CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

The first meeting of the Christian Associa- 
tion of the New Year was held Thursday even- 
ing, January 9th. Rev. L. S. Coons, '08, 
addressed the members assembled in a lecture 
upon "God's Dependence Upon Man." In 
developing his topic he particularly empha- 
sized the fact that God can do without man 
but does not wish to; that the progress of 
his creation, begun so many centuries ago, 
continues still, ever drawing nearer toward 
an ultimate completion; that he relies upon 
man as an individual to do his part toward this 
achievement of perfection. 



COMMUNICATION 

I should like to call to the attention of the 
faculty and the student body the lack of 
interest and perhaps thoughtfulness in regard 
to the raising of the flag on Memorial Hall. 
There were two flags given to the college 
by Edgar O. Achorn, '80, one to be used for 
pleasant days and a smaller one, for stormy 
or windy days. It does not seem in accordance 
with the proper spirit or to be in keeping with 
the agreement under which they were given, 
that the flags should not wave over the build- 
ing erected as a memorial to those who lost 
their lives in the service of their country. 

1909. 



ART BUILDING LECTURES 

Soon after the opening of the second semes- 
I ter. Professor Henry Johnson, curator of the 
Walker Art Building, will give a series of 
, talks on the contents of the art building. 
These informal gatherings offer a splendid 
opportunity for men to learn something about 
Bowdoin's fine art collection and the Orient 
sincerely hopes that there will be a large num- 
ber present. These talks are not only a source 
of pleasure, but are of no small value as a part 
of a college man's education. 



DRAMATIC CLUB 

It is a matter worth noting that the 
Dramatic Club has made svicli a successful 
trip last month. Three performances were 
given : In Brooks, Belfast and Camden, 
and nothing but praise of the performance and 
the manner in which the members of the club 
conducted themselves, has been heard. Since 
the advent there of 'the club our college has 
risen greatly in the esteem of the residents in 
that part of the State. An organization which 
can gain such a reputation upon its first trip 
deserves the best wishes of the whole college. 
The club has been a success in every way and 
the manager has received many good ofifers 
for other trips. 



NOTICE 

All changes in the names on the Room Con- 
tract Book at the Treasurer's Office must be 
made before the First of February. Other- 
wise the Room Rent will be charged to the 
name appearing as signed. 



ATHLETIC COUNCIL MEETING 

A regular meeting of the Athletic Council 
was held in Dr. Whittier's office on Monday 
evening. Little more than routine business 
was transacted. The Council approved the 
schedule of games for the Ice Hockey Team, 
and granted permission to the Track Associa- 
tion to be represented at the B. A. A. meet 
by a Relay Team, and in such other events 
as was deemed advisable. The Council offi- 
cially adopted in its By-Laws a clause, making 
managers of all regular athletic teams eligible 
to wear the "B" of their department on hat, 
cap or sweater. Such has formerly been the 
custom, but owing to the loss of records had 
not been regularly adopted before this. Other 
matters were discussed, but no official action 
was taken. 



MEDALS FOR THE DEBATING TEAM 

Not discouraged by the fact that for the past 
three years all the medals called for have been 
gold, the donor renews, this year, his generous 
offer of medals to the debating team — gold if 
they win, silver if they lose, in the debate with 
Syracuse University. 



'68 PRIZE SPEAKING 

The Class of '68 Prize speaking will take place 
next Thursday evening, January 23, 1908. The fol- 
lowing is the order of speakers: Joseph A. Davis, 
Albert T. Gould, Arthur H. Ham, George P. Hyde, 
Arthur L. Robinson, Carl M. Robinson. 

The presiding ofiflcer will probably be President 
Hyde. The judges and the subjects of the essays 
have not yet been decided. It is hoped that the 
College Orchestra will furnish the music. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 

ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, igo8 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, igog Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

Associate Editors 

JOSEPH M. BOYCE, igo8 
H. H. BURTON, 1909 W. E. ROBINSON, 1910 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 W. E. ATWOOD, 1910 

K. R. TEFFT, 1909 THOMAS OTIS, 1910 

NATHAN S. WESTON, igo8 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 
Lewiston Journal Press 

Vol. XXXVII. JANUARY 17, 1908 No. 21 

As a self-appointed critic 
Communication the Orient takes it upon 

itself almost too often to 
put before the student-body their short-com- 
ings and errors, and it is with much satisfac- 
tion that they publish herein the communica- 
tion relative to the moral and intellectual 
atmosphere of Bowdoin. The Orient is 
always glad to receive communications of all 
natures and is particularly glad to present a 
communication of appreciation from an alum- 
nus of the college. 



_ _ . , „ . . It will doubtless be a pleas- 
Be Fair to Bowdorn ^^^.^ ^^ ^j^^ students and 
and the Managers ^^.^^^^^ ^^ Bowdoin Col- 
lege to learn that the football management has 
already secured Ross McClave as football 
coach for the season of 1908. But before the 
undergraduate begins to indulge in dreams 
of the gridiron glories offered by the coming 



season it would be well to turn attention to 
the one that has already closed. As usual in 
all college activities some students were freer 
with their promises than with their actual sup- 
port. As a result unpaid subscription blanks 
are still in the hands of the management. The 
tendency to dodge a manager is fast becom- 
ing a popular fad, but at the same time it is 
a fad that forces an athletic management to 
drag unsettled accounts along for three 
months after the close of the season, and com- 
pels the editing board of a paper to think 
seriously for some way whereby printers can 
be induced to do their work without remunera- 
tion. Aside from this, tlie neglect to properly 
support any legitimate branch of college 
activities is equivalent to a deliberate sacrifice 
of representative interests, for the main way 
in which the present standing of the college 
can be judged, and compared with other insti- 
tutions is by the standing of athletic teams, 
the strength of our debaters, the excellence of 
the college periodicals and the loyalty and hon- 
esty of our undergraduates. 

It seems only a fair thing for tliose men 
who signed in for subscriptions, who reaped 
the advantages of unpaid for season tickets, 
or who still have football togs in their posses- 
sion to come to some terms at once with the 
management. It is high time that all old 
scores were settled and the management left 
free to devote its undivided energies to the 
coming season. 



On Monday evening there 
Tlie Romania met at the house of Pro- 
fessor Henry Johnson, two 
professors and a group of students to start 
an informal organization to be known as the 
Romania. The idea, which is that of Professor 
Johnson, is to form a group where all shall 
act together in seeking to become familiar with 
the current course of politics, religion, art, 
music, or any other phase of the life among 
the Latin races of the world. Americans, 
except when travelling, usually tliink but little 
of the great nations of Europe, and Professor 
Johnson seems to have hit upon the pleasant- 
est and best way of bringing their broadening 
influence home to such Bowdoin men as shall 
be interested in them. The plan formed is for 
each member to follow continuously in current 
periodicals or any other source of information, 
some activity of the European nations, in 
which he may be interested; with the hoped 
for result that each member may, during the 



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conversation at a meeting, add something to 
the interest of the evening, as well as merely 
take away something as is the case at our 
many lecture clubs. 

As the group is formed merely for the pur- 
pose of gaining information and of broadening 
the views of the members, there is no fixed 
standard of membership. It is hoped to keep 
the number of student members at about a 
dozen, so as to make it possible to meet in an 
ordinary room, but members are to be admit- 
ted by consent of the group, on application, 
whenever members drop out either by gradua- 
tion or some other cause. That is, it has been 
decided to maintain a waiting list, and anyone 
in college who is interested in the work of the 
group, may by handing his name to the sec- 
retary of the group, Joseph A. Davis, at the 
Theta Delta Chi House, become eligible for 
membership as soon as a vacancy shall occur. 

The whole idea is a new one, and without 
doubt is one which would find a ready response 
in any college community. It is not only a 
privilege for students to come into close infor- 
mal contact with their Professor, as here with 
such men as Professor Henry Johnson, Pro- 
fessor Brown, and Professor Sills, but there 
is afforded an opportunity for a liberal educa- 
tion, that should soon put a. good number on 
the Romania waiting list. 



BRADBURY PRIZE DEBATE 

The Bradbury Prize Debate will take place in 
Memorial Hall on the evening of March lo. The 
question for debate is, Resolved, That aside from 
the question of amending the constitution, the Fed- 
eral Government should exercise further control over 
quasi-public corporations doing interstate business. 
To choose speakers for the Bradbury Debate, pre- 
liminary trials will be held in Hubbard Hall, Wed- 
nesday evening, January 29, at seven o'clock. Each 
speaker will be allowed six minutes. The order of 
speakers will be determined by lot. All students 
intending to compete must hand their names to A. 
L. Robinson, before January 28. 



YORK COUNTY CLUB 

Monday evening the York County Club held a 
meeting with Ross, '10, at the Psi Upsilon House. 
Most of the members were present and a pleasant 
session was enjoyed. The design for the shingle, 
by Newman, '09, was unanimously adopted. Other 
business was transacted, after which refreshments 
were served. Plans for influencing York County 
men to come to Bowdoin were discussed. 

The next meeting is to be at the Kappa Sigma 
House, January 27. 



(LollcQC Botes 

Otis, '10, is out of college for a time at work. 

Parkman, '11, entertained his father last Tuesday. 

Mr. Jump is soon to reorganize his snow-shoe 
club. 

There was a make-up quiz in Chemistry I., Mon- 
day. 

The next reports in French HI. will be due Jan- 
uary 27. 

Outlines have been submitted for the long themes 
in English HI. 

The Glee Club picture was taken Wednesday at 
Webber's studio. 

Many students enjoyed the skating at South Free- 
port last Saturday. 

Files, '11, entertained his father and mother on 
Tuesday of this week. 

Davie, '10, has been confined to his room with 
sickness for several days. 

There were many graduates and members of the 
faculty at the Junior Assembly. 

There has been some fine skating on the river and 
at South Freeport, this past week. 

The surveying class are at work on some college 
property near Merrymeeting Park. 

E. S. Bagley, first year Medic, has left college to 
go into business with his father in Portland. 

Prof. Chapman gave adjourns in English Lit- 
erature I. and HI., last Thursday and Friday. 

The Matrimonial Board of Undergraduates at 
Bowdoin has many cases under consideration. 

The Bugle board held a meeting with Editor Bur- 
ton at the D. K. E. House, Thursday evening. 

Rev. P. F. Marston, '87, will address the students 
at Bates on January 30th, the Day of Prayer for 
colleges. 

Clifford, '11, who was sick with the grip, at his 
home in Lewiston last week, returned to college 
Monday. 

Final trials for the B. A. A. Relay Team will be 
held to-morrow. Bowdoin is to run against Tufts 
this year. 

The College Orchestra is to play at the Minstrel 
Show next week. It is now playing at the rehears- 
als for practice. 

Stanley, '09, who has been absent from college, 
at work at his home in Lovell, Me., has returned to 
resume his studies. 

"Mike," the college tailor, has a new line of spring 
. suit samples. All students are invited to call and 
inspect the new samples. 

The Sophomores started boxing Monday. The 
student instructors are Clifford, '10; McGlone, '10; 
Ballard, '10, and McKusick, '11. 

Evans, '10, resumed his studies at the beginning 
of the winter term after being absent from college 
several weeks on account of sickness. 

The Thornton Academy basketball team, which 
played in Bath, Friday night, was entertained at the 
Kappa Sigma House, and was shown over the carn- 
pus Saturday morning, leaving on the noon train. 



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.The second of the series of trials for the Relay 
Team took place Tuesday afternoon. The time of 
each man, though taken, was not given out. 

During the holiday vacation the engagement was 
announced of Rev. Herbert A. Jump of the Church 
on the Hill, to Wiss Mae Ellis Brook of West Som- 
erville, Mass., Mt. Holyoke College, '02. 

It has always been customary to invite sub-fresh- 
men down to the annual minstrels. A good opportu- 
nity is then offered to show them the talent of the 
college with some of its good-natured nonsense. 

Bowdoin men will be interested to learn that 
"Tom" Barry, who coached the Bowdoin Football 
Team three years ago, after a very successful season 
of coaching last fall will probably coach the Michi- 
gan Football Team next year. 

J. H. Files, '11, and M. A. Gould, '11, taking 
French leave. Monday, left college to sail for Europe 
on a cattle steamer scheduled to sail from Boston 
on Wednesday. It is to be feared that their courage 
is better than their judgment. 

Considerable trouble has been caused by the recent 
showers which have caused the water to rise in dan- 
gerous proximity to the hot water mains leading into 
the "Ends." Night watchmen were stationed to pre- 
vent the possibility of any accident occurring. 

A faculty dining club, called the "Octopus," was 
organized at the beginning of the college year last 
fall and was formerly composed of nine members. 
The list of members now is as follows : Mr. Stone, 
Prof. Edwards, Prof. Sills, Prof. Burnett, Mr. Jump, 
Mr. Wilder, Mr. Howe, and Prof. Chapman. Bridge, 
'09, is steward for the club. 

"Dave" Porter, Bowdoin, '06, who left college to 
become a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and whose 
remarkable career all Bowdoin men are proud of, is 
expected to be in Brunswick Sunday, January 26, to 
make an address in the Church on the Hill before 
the students and townspeople. Every Bowdoin man 
should plan to hear "Dave." He was one of the 
most popular students in attendance at the college. 

The Orient is pleased to note the circulation of 
a letter in the college community by the manager 
of the Quill, containing a personal appeal to every 
member of the college to support the paper. The 
matter should be taken to heart by all its readers. 
The question of supporting college organizations and 
activities is one w-hich has always vexed the man- 
agers of those organizations and activities and prob- 
ably will only find its ultimate solution when the 
principal assessments are included with the term 
bills. 



HOCKEY 

On account of warm weather the rink has not 
been in suitable condition for hockey practice until 
this week. As a result the first three games of the 
season have been cancelled. The first game to be 
played will probably be with the University of Maine 
in Brunswick on February 15, as the team will not 
be definitely picked and in practice until that time. 
A second, and probably a practice game with Maine, 
will be played on Washington's Birthday in Orono. 

A game with the hockey team of Augusta will 
probably be played at a later date. 



CALENDAR 

FRID.'W, J.ANUARY 17. 

Erminie at Empire Theatre. 

7.30 P.M. The "Romania" meets with Prof. E. W. 
Brown. 
7.30 P.M. Mandolin Club plays at Brunswick Club. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 
7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 
Erminie at Empire Theatre. 

The Olive Mead Quartet plays at the People's 
Church, Bath. 

Fencing at Gymnasium from 9 until 11 p.m. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY Ip. 

Il.oq A.M. Rev. Donald Sage Mackay, Minister 
Collegiate Church, New York, College Preacher 
preaches in Church on the Hill. 

4.00 P.M. Sunday Chapel. Dr. Mackay will speak. 
Music by Quartet. 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

7.00P.M. Christian Association Meeting. Edward 
Stanwood, Litt.D., '6i, Editor Youth's Companion, 
will speak. 

7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 

8.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

8.00 P.M. Faculty Club Meeting. Prof. Lee speaks 
on Marco Polo. 

8.00 P.M. Meeting of the Boards of Trustees and 
Overseers. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21. 

i.oo P.M. Quill Board sits for pictures. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

7.00 P.M. Debate. Question: Commercial reci- 
procity with Canada would be commercially advan- 
tageous to the United States. Aff., Koughan and 
Hyde. Neg., Ginn and Hinkley. 

7.00 P.M. Minstrel Show rehearsal. 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

8.00 P.M. College Minstrel Show in the Town 
Hall. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

7.00 P.M. Bugle Board meets at D. K. E. House. 

8.00 P.M. Class of 1868 Prize Speaking in Memo- 
rial Hall. 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

6.30 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Debate. The recommendations of the 
Simplified Spelling Board should be adopted. Aff., 
Clark and Ready. Neg., Estes and Timberlake. 

8.00 P.M. Informal dance at the Delta Upsilon 
House. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2$. 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

3.00 P.M. Final Trials for the B. A. A. Team. 

Long Theme in English III. due. 

Fencing in Gymnasium from 7 until 9. 



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SCHEDULE OF MID=YEAR EXAMINATIONS 
January=February, 1908 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30. 

8.30. Econ. I and S, Memorial Hall. 
1.30. Hygiene, Memorial Hall; Phil, i and 6, Ban- 
ister Hall; Survey and Draw. 3, Physics Lee. Room. 

FRIDAY, JANU.\RY 3I. 

8.30. Biology 2, Biology Lab. ; Eng. Lit. 3, Memo- 
rial Hall ; French 3, Memorial Hall. 

1.30. German i, Memorial Hall; Math. 9, Memo- 
rial Hall ; Survey and Draw, i, Memorial Hall. 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY I. 

8.30. German 3 and 7, Memorial Hall. 
1.30. French I and S, Memorial Hall; Spanish i, 
Memorial Hall. 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3. 

8.30. History g, Hist. Lect. Room; Math. I, 3, 7, 
Memorial Hall. 

1.30. German S, Memorial Hall. 



8.30. 

1.30. 

tory I, 



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4. 

English I, Memorial Hall. 

Greek i, 3, s and 8, Memorial Hall; His- 

Memorial Hall. 



WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5. 

8.30. Chem. I and S, Chem. Lect. Room. 
1.30. Eng. Lit. I, Memorial Hall. 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6. 

8.30. Econ. '3, Memorial Hall; Latin i and 3, 
Physics Lecture. 

1.30. Biology 4, Biology Lab.; History 7, Memo- 
rial Hall. 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7. 

8.30. Greek A, Greek Lect. Room; Philos. 3, Ban- 
ister Hall; Physics i and 3, Physics Lect. Room. 
1.30. Geology i, Biologi. Lab. 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 

8.30. Chemistry 3, Chemistry Lect. Room. 



ART BUILDING NOTES 

A small object among the very rare personal 
memorials of the Bowdoin family has just been given 
to the college by Mrs. Albert Remick of New York. 
It is a funeral ring given to the Rev. Daniel Rogers 
of Boston for officiating, on July 17, 1748, at the 
funeral of Madam Bowdoin, the third wife of the 
first James Bowdoin. The inscription and enameling 
have worn off entirely from the ring which is, in 
shape and substance, of distinctly fine form. 



WALTER CAMP ON FOOTBALL 

Believes New Rules Are Successful. 

Below we print Walter Camp's views on football 
as played under this year's rules. As Mr. Camp is 
a member of the Rules Committee, his opinion on 
the matter is worth comment- . 

"When the new rules were first introduced two 
years ago, there were many who contended that it 
was too much to require of any team that they 
should gain ten yards in three downs and the pre- 
diction was that 'no-score' games would put an end 
to the ten-yard rule in short order. The contrary 
has proven true, and already there are those who 
would like to see the forward pass more restricted, 
relying upon it as it was a year ago, or even elim- 
inating it altogether and keeping the on-side kick 
and ten-yard rule. What was needed in the game 
was primarily to lessen the value of possessing the 
ball and this the ten-yard rule achieved. With its 
introduction there went out all the close hammer- 
ing mass plays which were good for two or three 
yards on a down but no more. The American col- 
legian, whether player or spectator, does not care 
for a game in which the element of chance is para- 
mount. He likes to see or play a game where hard 
work counts, and a game where definite planning 
secures a well-appreciated result. For this reason 
he does not care for the unlimited forward pass 
which can now be tried without severe penalty on 
first and second down. Throwing the ball around 
indiscriminately may be the last resort of a weak 
or inferior team and as such is unsatisfactory. 

"In other respects, like the separation of the line 
of scrimmage and the improvement in the general 
conduct and spirit of the play, the rules have fully 
justified themselves and have rendered the game 
more popular than ever." 



Mr. A. M. Goodwin, sporting editor of the Port- 
land Sunday Telegram and a well-known Dartmouth 
man, in an article on summer baseball which 
appeared in the issue of December 29, makes the 
following statement of interest to Bowdoin men: "I 
believe that Bowdoin with its self-regulated system 
of ahletics, practically undictated to by an associa- 
tion, is as near common sense purity in athletics as 
any college in the country, and I do not believe that 
one of fifty Bowdoin men would support the abol- 
ishment of summer baseball." 



Hlumni IRotes 



CLASS OF i860. 
Major F. A. Kendall was chosen president 
of the New England Society of Cleveland, 
Ohio, at its recent annual meeting. 

CLASS OF 1880. 
The "Holmes Family Reunion, Third Decen- 
nial" is tlie title of an attractive volume, pri- 



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vately printed and edited by Albert H. Holmes, 
Esq., of Brunswick. Among its contents is 
a sonnet by the editor. 

CLASS OF 1884. 

The forth-coming "Old Testament and 
Semitic Studies," to be issued in memory of 
President William R. Harper, will contain a 
paper by Dr. Charles C. Torrey entitled, The 
Apparatus for the Textual Criticism of Chron- 
icles — Ezra — Nehemiah. 

CLASS OF 1888. 

Mrs. Josephine Jordan, wife of Lincoln H. 
Chapman, Esq., cashier of the Newcastle 
National Bank, died at their home in Dam- 
ariscotta, 22 December, 1907. 

Rev. Percival F. Marston, D.D., after a six 
years' pastorate at Lewiston, has resigned and 
accepted a call to the New England Church 
of Chicago at a salary of $4,000. 

CLASS OF 1894 

Frederick W. Pickard, lately in the office 
of the Dupont Powder Company at Cincin- 
nati, takes charge of the agency of the com- 
pany at Denver, Colorado, at the beginning 
of 1908, at a large increase in salary. 

CLASS OF 1895. 

Dr. Charles S. Christie of River Point, 
Rhode Island, was one of the practicing physi- 
cians who took a special course at the Johns 
Hopkins Medical School in 1907. 

CLASS OF 1897. 

A son, William Edward, was born 27 Nov. 
1907, to Mr. and Mrs. Chase Pulsifer, at their 
home in Empire, Canal Zone, Panama. 

CLASS OF 1904. 

Emil Herms is sub-master at the Leavitt 
Institute, Turner Centre. 

CLASS EX- 1 908. 

B. F. Briggs, one of the popular men in the 
law school of the George Washington Univer- 
sity, has been chosen president of his class, 
that of 1909. 

Professor Isaac B. Choate, Litt.D., of Bos- 
ton has given the library thirteen volumes of 
current miscellaneous literature. 



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VOL. XXXVIl 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, JANUARY 24, 1908 



NO. 22 



BOWDOIN MINSTRELS 

Annual Appearance of the Show for the Benefit of the 
Baseball Team, in Town Hall, Wednesday Evening 

The great dramatic event of Brunswick for 
the year occurred in the Town Hall on Wed- 
nesday evening, in the Annual Baseball Show, 
presenting the "Bowdoin Minstrels." The 
show was snappy and bright from start to 
finish. The work of the chorus was particu- 
larly fine. The jokes were clean, and the 
Orient is glad to note that they avoided the 
personal tone, which in some years has 
marred the whole minstrel performance so 
much. A large crowd filled the hall and a 
generous sum was realized for the baseball 
team. 

Shortly after eight the curtain rose. Fifty 
men in dress suits were seated on bleachers 
on the stage with Crowley, '08, as Interlocutor 
in the centre. On the ends were the six special 
fun-makers, with black faces and grotesque 
costumes. College and fraternity banners 
covered the walk, and a most striking and 
unique setting was given. 

Following the Overture, R. W. Smith ren- 
dered a very catchy coon-song, "Who, Me?" 
Brown followed with a rollicking song, "Colon 
Town," and Draper then sang "Much Obliged 
to You." Stone sang "Yo Ho, Little Girls, Yo 
Ho." The Local Hits by Lee and Shehan 
quite brought down the house. The quartet 
selections were particularly pleasing and enjoy- 
able. Boyce gave a coon-song. The ballad 
by Whitmore, '11, "That's What the Rose Said 
to Me," was most sincerely appreciated by the 
audience, this being the first time that Mr. 
Whitmore's voice has been heard in Bruns- 
wick. The song given by Mr. Cox was one 
of the prettiest and catchiest of the evening, 
and most exceptionally well rendered. There 
certainly was a shout of merriment when 
Tommy Given and his six little girls appeared 
for the finale, giving "So Long Mary" and 
the curtain closed on the first part ! 

Kendrie opened the Olio with a violin selec- 
tion. The audience received his efiforts with 
appreciation and forced him to extend his 
number to several encores. As the next num- 
ber in the Olio "Mike" indicated that as a 



witty story teller he had lost none of the cun- 
ning that distinguished him as reader of the 
Glee Club. 

Joyce, alias "Box Car Jimmy," doubled up 
the audience again and again with his witty 
monologue. 

Those who came with the expectation of 
seeing an ordinary, stereotype club swinging 
act were treated to a decided surprise by Mor- 
rill. The evolutions undertaken by him 
brought well-deserved applause from the 
spectators. 

In closing the Olio Thewlis undertook a 
task never before attempted in a Bowdoin 
minstrel show. He successfully extricated 
himself from all the handcufifs with which he 
was challenged. This number called forth the 
well-deserved admiration of his audience and 
served as a fitting finale for what had proved 
itself a well-balanced and entertaining college 
minstrel show. Following the performance, 
dancing was enjoyed until midnight. 

The hard and conscientious work of Mr. 
Toothaker in directing and overseeing the 
show certainly deserves special mention. 
"Bob" has directed the last three Bowdoin per- 
formances now, and his untiring efiforts, uni- 
versal cheerfulness, original ideas and good 
taste are appreciated by all and account to a 
great degree for the successful Bowdoin per- 
formances. Nor should we forget to render 
credit to Tefift and Webster, the manager and 
assistant manager, who have had all the labor 
and worry for the past two months. The fol- 
lowing was the complete program of the per- 
formance : 

PART I. 
Overture 

1. Song— Who? Me? Mr. Smith 

2. Song — Colon Town, Mr. Brown 

3. Song — Much Obliged to You, Mr. Draper 

4. Song— Yo-Ho, Little Girls, Yo-Ho, Mr. Stone 

5. Song — Local Hits, Messrs. Lee and Shehan 

6. Selections — Quartette, 

Messrs. Whitmore, Wilson, Stone, Brown 

7. Song — Just Because He Couldn't Say, "Love 

Me and the World is Mine," Mr. Boyce 

8. Song— That's What the Rose Said to Me, 

Mr. Whitmore 

9. Song — I'm Afraid to go Home in the Dark, 

Mr. Cox 
10. Finale, Mr. Ginn 



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PART II. 
Violin Solo, Mr. Kendrie 

Stories, Mr. Mikelsky 

Club Swinging, Mr, Morrill 

"Box Car Jimmy's" View of Life, Mr. Boyce 
A Specialty in Handcuffs and Legerdemain, 

Mr. Thewlis 
Interlocutor. — W. R. Crowley. 
Bones.— R. W. Smith, T. F. Shehan, J. M. Boyce. 
Tambos.— N. W. Cox, W. D. Lee, J. B. Draper. 
Chorus.— M. G. L. Bailey, G. H. Buck, M. C. Hill, 
Harrison Berry, G. C. Weston, A. J. Somes, H. G. 
Ingersoll, S. F. Brown, C. O. Smith, L. T. Conway, 
H. E. Warren, A. H. Farrin, F. H. Burns, O. T. 
Sanborn, L. E. Clark, W. S. Guptill, J. S. Wilson, 
A. H. Cole, H. H. Watson, R. B. Grace, P. H. 
Brown, J. L. Curtis, Frank T. Donnelly, H. W. 
Slocum, W. H. Sanborn, R. P. Hine, R. F. Wing, 
Harold P. Whitmore, Lawrence McFarland, E. H. 
Hobbs, R. C. Clark, A. Stone, W. B. Stephens, F. 
U. Burkett, R. E. Fisher, R. Crowell, R. C. Hors- 
man, P. J. Newman, M. A. Gould, C. N. Peters, S. 
H. Hussey, H. Q. Hawes, F. R. Studley, D. B. Rob- 
inson, Stanley W. Pierce, L. S. Lippincott, R. E. 
Ross, E. H. Weatherill, L. P. Parkman, H. K. Hine, 
H. L. Wiggin, J. E. Cartland, A. F. Kimball, 'W. N. 
Emerson, H. W. Woodward, J. F. Hamburger, R. 
W. Sullivan, H. V. Bickmore, J. L. Crosby, 2d, H. 
Savin, A. L. Smith, P. H. Hansen, Maurice Hill. 



MEETING OF THE TRUSTEES AND OVERSEERS 

[■ The trustees and overseers of the college 
! met in Hubbard Hall Monday afternoon to 
remove technical difficulties in the way of the 
admission of the college to the benefit of the 
Carnegie foundation for the advancement of 
teaching. All the difficulties were removed 
and the way made clear for raising $50,000 
that remains to be procured to secure the 
$200,000 already pledged. The work of rais- 
ing the last $50,000 will now begin in earnest. 
The Board elected Ralph B. Stone, 
instructor in physics and mathematics, for 
one year and Hudson B. Hastings, assistant 
professor of surveying and drawing, for three 
years. They made provision for additional 
instructors in chemistry and biology, thus com- 
pleting the plan adopted last June to strengthen 
the college in mathematics and sciences, that 
a student can take both the A.B. degree at 
Bowdoin and the technical course at an insti- 
tution like tlie M. I. T. by combining four 
years at Bowdoin and two at such an institu- 
tion. The members of the board of trustees 
present were : President William DeWitt 
Hyde, Brtinswick; Rev. John S. Sewall, Ban- 
gor ; Hon. Joshua L. Chamberlain, Bruns- 
wick ; Hon. William L. Putnam, Portland ; 
Gen. Thomas H. Hubbard, New York City; 
Gen. Oliver O. Howard, Burlington, Vt. ; 
Edward Stanwood, Brookline, Mass. ; and 
Hon. L. A. Emery, Ellsworth. 



Of the overseers, the following were pres- 
ent : Hon. Charles F. Libby, Portland; Galen 
C. Moses, Bath ; Rev. Henry F. Harding, Hal- 
lowell ; Dr. Alfred Mitchell, Brunswick ; Rev. 
Jonathan Sewall, Brookline, Mass. ; Dr. Daniel 
A. Robinson, Bangor; James M. Keen, New 
York City; Dr. Frederick H. Gerrish, Port- 
land ; Hon. John D. Redman, Ellsworth ; John 
A. Morrill, Auburn ; Samuel C. Belcher, 
Farmington ; Oliver C. Stevens, Boston ; Hon. 
James P. Baxter, Portland ; Charles M. Pick- 
ard, Portland ; Rev. Charles H. Ctitler, Ban- 
gor ; Franklin C. Payson, Portland ; Weston 
Lewis, Gardiner ; Frederick H. Appleton, Ban- 
gor ; Charles T. Hawes, Bangor ; Hon. Clar- 
ence Hale, Portland; George P. Davenport, 
Bath ; Hon. Addison E. Herrick, Bethel ; Hon. 
Levi Turner, Portland, and Frederick A. 
Fisher of Lowell. 



CLASS OF 1868 PRIZE SPEAKING 

The following was the program of the '68 
speaking which took place in Memorial Hall, 
yesterday evening: — 

PROGRAM. 
Music 

1. International Brotherhood, 

Arthur Harold Ham 

2. Federal Control of Corporations, 

*George Palmer Hyde 
Music 

3. The Future of Our Political Parties, 

Arthur Lincoln Robinson 
Music 

4. Athletics and Education, 

*Joseph Albert Davis 

5. The Great White Plague, 

Carl Merrill Robinson 
Music 

6. The Dominion of the Sea, 

Albert Trowbridge Gould 

Music 

*Excused. 

Judges: Principal Herbert E. Cole, A.M., '83, 
Bath; Rev. Percival F. Marston, D.D., '88, Lewiston; 
Professor Halbert H. Britan, Ph.D., Lewiston. 

The decision of the judges will appear in 
next week's issue of the Orient, together with 
the part to which the prize is awarded. 



BASEBALL SCHEDULE 

Manager Tefft announces the following 
provisional baseball schedule: 
April I — Brown, Providence. 
April 2 — Seton Hall, South Orange. 
April 3 — New York University, New York. 



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April 4 — Princeton, Princeton. 

April 15 — Harvard, Cambridge. 

April 25 — Tufts, Brunswick. 

April 28 — Dartmouth, Hanover. 

April 29 — Dartmouth, Hanover. 

May 2 — Bates, Portland (Exhib.). 

May 6 — Colby, Brunswick. 

May 9 — University of Maine, Brunswick. 

May 12— Tufts, R-Iedford. 

May 13 — Williams, Williamstown. 

May 14 — Holy Cross, Worcester. 

May 18— Open. 

May 20 — University of Maine, Orono. 

May 23 — Colby, Waterville. 

May 30 — Bates, Lewiston. 

June 5 — Bates, Brunswick. 



B. A. A. RELAY TEAM 

At three o'clock, Saturday afternoon the 
third and last of the series of trials to 
determine the men who shall compose 
the B. A. A. Relay Team was held on the 
straight-away between the Kappa Sigma 
House and the Medical Building. Two other 
less important trials had already been held, 
and the average time of each man in all three, 
not his fastest time in one of these trials, 
determined his ability. The men who ran 
were: Anderson, Medic; Colbath, '10; Sim- 
mons, '09; Burton, '09; Stone, '09; Buck, '09; 
Deming, '10; Timberlake, '08; Morss, '10; 
Edwards, '10; Ballard, '10; H. K. Hine, '11; 
Kaulbach, '11; S. W. Pierce, '11; Allen, '11. 

The men who will compose the team are : 
Atwood, Colbath, and Deming. Simmons, 
Stone and Ballard tied for fourth place and 
will run off the tie tomorrow afternoon. As 
has been already announced, the team is to 
run Tufts this year, and from the hard train- 
ing and faithful practice of the men, as well 
as the efficient and experienced coaching of 
Capt. Atwood and Coach Morrell, the team 
ought to win. A good backing by the student 
body should be shown at the meet! Manager 
Brewster announces that he has obtained 
reduced rates of $5.50 for the round-trip 
ticket. These tickets may be purchased at the 
Brunswick station. A good opportunity is 
offered to the Massachusetts men in college — 
those from Boston and the vicinity in par- 
ticular, to visit their homes and to witness 
the meet on the same trip. The team will 
probably take the 11 a.m. train, February i. 



Tickets for the meet may be purchased at 
Mechanics Hall, where it is to be held on the 
evening of February i. The students who 
cannot go can prove their loyalty by writing 
their names on the subscription paper which 
is being circulated to send the team. 



CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

Mr. Edward Stanwood, '61, editor of the 
Youths' Companion, addressed a meeting of 
the Association Monday evening. He spoke 
in regard to a college man's choosing his voca- 
tion and said in brief: 

"Leave the choosing of a profession to time 
and chance. Do not consider college life (as 
formerly was done) an equipment for any 
vocation in particular, but as a means of evolv- 
ing the nature of your life work. Specialize 
afterward if you have the time, money, and 
ability for hard work. A few of the things 
which should be brought into consideration in 
choosing your profession are your tempera- 
ment as an individual, the opportunity which 
is offered you for study, your willingness to 
sacrifice, the scope and chance of your prospec- 
tive profession and the locality in which you 
will employ it. But, above all, your tempera- 
ment and tastes as an individual should gov- 
ern almost exclusively your choice." 

Mr. Stanwood then went on to enumerate, 
in their order of importance, the professions 
with their attractions, advantages, pleasures, 
possibilities and scope. The professions of 
editorial work, ministry, medicine, law, teach- 
ing, librarian and science 'he carefully touched 
upon and reviewed. 

The largest attendance of the year was 
shown at this meeting, over a hundred men 
being present. 



THE ROMANIA 

The Romania held its second meeting last 
Monday, at the home of Prof. E. W. Brown 
on Federal street. A pleasant evening was 
passed in the discussion of Papal and French 
politics, the Italian opera singers of the day, 
and many other topics concerning modern 
Europe. It was decided to hold the next 
meeting soon after .the opening of the second 
semester. Those present were : Prof. H. John- 
son, Prof. Brown, Prof. Sills, Davis, '08; 
Gould, '08 ; Ham, '08 ; Huse, '08 ; Ricker, '08 ; 
Carter, '09; Cushing, '09; Hurley, '09; and 
Stahl, '09. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

Associate Editors 

joseph m. boyce, 1908 
h. h. burton, 1909 w. e. robinson, 1910 

j. j. stahl, x909 w. e. atwood, 1910 

k. r. tefft, 1909 thomas otis, 1910 

NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, igog Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, 10 cents. 



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Mail Matter 



Lewiston Journal Press 



Vol. XXXVI 



JANUARY 24, 1908 



No. 22 



In accordance with our 
Shop Work often repeated policy that 

Bowdoin should devote the 
broadening of its course along scientific lines, 
we desire once more to recall the great need 
and advantage in the re-establishment of a 
shop work course. Five years ago a practical 
course in shop work was given, which was 
popular and filled a real demand. There are 
facilities in regard to room at present. The 
college is already supplied with a number of 
excellent machines. To a man who is taking 
a college course with the idea of later going 
into scientific study, the more practical help 
he can gain in college, the more he is fitting 
himself. The establishment of a course that 
would give a man some real training in shop 
work would be exceedingly advantageous. 
Possibly under our present condition, it might 
be necessary to keep the course limited at first, 
perhaps election only for juniors and seniors, 
or seniors alone, but in connection with the 



courses now offered in mechanical drawing, 
geometry and surveying, it would be much 
appreciated, and is the next logical step. Even 
if such a course be made small at the start, 
the college body would be exceedingly glad to 
see the introduction at no distant date. 



_ , . The Orient notes that John 

To John T • • u 1 r 

. „ , Irwin IS back again, every- 

body notes it and everybody 
is glad. I'll tell you, John, we were just a bit 
worried when we thought you weren't coming 
back again ! It is distinctly noticeable that the 
baseball interests and football interests have 
learned that it does not pay to fool around 
with trial coaches. If Bowdoin is to have a 
man to coach her team, we want to have a man 
who knows his business. The finest examples 
of coaches that Bowdoin has ever had are: 
Irwin for baseball, Ross McClave for football, 
and Lothrop for track. We have lost Lothrop ; 
we cannot hope to always be able to retain 
these other men, but when we cannot get them, 
may the athletic authorities at Bowdoin be not 
so blind to the real interests of the college as 
to think that anybody could do what these 
men have done for us ! We have tried in past 
years, and may we in future years never exper- 
iment in coaches. John, we're glad you are 
to be with us again. We appreciate you, we 
know what you've done, we know what you 
can do, and we know you'll do the best! 
Here's to you, John ! 



Bowdoin has many tro- 
Our Trophies phies, and now that action 

has been taken toward sup- 
plying a suitable place to keep them, it is time 
to get them all together and bring their inscrip- 
tions up to date. The purpose of this editorial 
is to state how matters now stand, in the hope 
that the managers of the various 'varsity teams 
will take the trouble to have the cups of their 
former teams properly engraved. 

The action which has been taken in regard 
to supplying a place for the trophies, is that 
the athletic council has voted to use the first 
twenty-five dollars which shall be turned in, 
to buy a suitable glass trophy-cabiiiet. Fur- 
ther than this, Professor Little, who for sev- 
eral years has kindly taken care of the cups, 
and had them cleaned with part of the library 
fund, has oiifered as a trophy hall, the upper 
central hallway of the library, in the middle 
of which are now exhibited some of the old 
Bowdoin catalogues and papers. Our first tro- 



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phy-cabinet will probably be placed at the 
south side of the hall, while our two rowing 
banners and the New England Athletic Asso- 
ciation banner of 1899, perhaps may be hung 
from the ceiling above it. 

The cups we now have are : 

The Bowdoin Navy Championship cup, pre- 
sented by the class of '75 (lacking an inscrip- 
tion in regard to any winner) ; the cup won 
by the class of '89 in the Athletic Exhibition 
of 1888 (lacking an inscription, but accom- 
panied by a card) ; the cup won by the class 
of '95 for the best class record at Field Day 
(lacking an inscription, but accompanied by 
a card) ; the cup won by the class of '96, for 
winning the first indoor meet ; the cup given 
in 1897, to be held by each successive winner 
of the indoor meets, now held by 1909 (lack- 
ing any place for inscription, but on the stand 
of which there is ample opportunity for a row 
of little silver plates bearing the numerals of 
the winning classes) ; the cup for the winner 
of the class drills at the indoor meets, now 
held by 1910, but on which only classes win- 
ning it three times are allowed to engrave 
their numerals ; the cup presented by the class 
uf '99 to be held by each winner of the class 
baseball series, now held by 1910 (but which 
has not been engraved since won in 1902 by 
'99) ; the Bowdoin Tennis Association cup, 
awarded annually to the winner of the Bow- 
doin Tennis tournament, now held by Hyde, 
'08 (but not engraved since 1897, when won 
by Ives, '98) ; and the football cup to be 
awarded annually to the football player, 
whether of the first or second team, who shows 
the greatest improvement in all-round kick- 
ing, now held by M. A. Webber, '07, (not 
engraved, or as yet awarded for this season). 
From among these cups which are awarded 
for excellence in athletics within the college, 
there is one cup which is missing, this is the 
"Punting Cup," formerly awarded annually to 
the best football punter in Bowdoin, the award 
to be decided by a special contest. 

Besides these, the intercollegiate cups which 
Bowdoin holds are: Four tug-of-war cups, 
won severally in '89 from Colby, in '90 from 
Bates, in '92 from the "Medicals," and in '97 
again from Colby; the Maine Intercollegiate 
Athletic Association cup, to belong to the col- 
lege winning the greatest number of State 
meets between 1895 and 1904, of which Bow- 
doin won nine (not engraved on the owner- 
ship or 1904 plate) ; the Maine Intercollegiate 
Tennis cup for the winner of the singles in 
the State tournament, to belong to the college 



winning it three times, won by Bowdoin in '93, 
'94, and '96; and another cup won on the 
same conditions in '03, '04, and "06 ; the South- 
ard cup for the runner-up in the singles in the 
State tournament, to belong to the college win- 
ning it three times, won by Bowdoin in '92, 
'93, and '96; the Maine Intercollegiate Tenn's 
cup for the winner of the doubles in the State 
tournament, to belong to the college winning 
it three times, won by Bowdoin in '92, '93, 
and '94; and another cup won on the same 
conditions in '03, '04, and '06. All these tennis 
cups are correctly engraved, but there is miss- 
ing a cup which according to the Tennis Asso- 
ciation constitution should belong to Bowdoin 
for winning the doubles in '96, '97, and '99; 
and there is also a new cup to be held for 
a year by the winners of the doubles in the 
State tournament, and to belong to the college 
winning it three times, which was won last 
spring by Hyde, '08, and Ham, '08, but which 
has not yet been received from the Intercolle- 
giate Association. 

This shows just how matters stand in regard 
to our cups, and if the managers of the various 
teams will take charge of the engraving and 
the procuring of the missing cups, the Orient 
will gladly furnish all necessary data. 

In addition to these cups we now have one 
football, representing the championship of 
1904, and we earnestly solicit from former and 
present victorious captains or managers, the 
footballs or baseballs which they may hold as 
mementoes, and which if sent to Doctor Whit- 
tier will be properly inscribed, and used to 
start what we hope will be a long series of 
trophies of the championships and victories 
that fall to old Bowdoin. 



In its weekly "Bulletin of 
Comment Complaint," the Orient 

feels compelled 'to dis- 
courage the evident thoughtlessness of some 
of the students in regard to the treatment of 
college property and in particular to disparage 
the lack of respect for the chapel which the 
recent episode of the advertising elephant so 
plainly indicates. We all love our college and 
we ought to show our regard for it even in 
such a small way as to evince an evidence of 
outward respect for its property. The chapel, 
however, should be particularly sacred to Bow- 
doin men — not because the bell in its tower 
has so often rung in tones of triumph for 
victories in athletics, nor especially that the 
memory of so many loyal Bowdoin sons has 
sanctified it, but because of the nature of the 



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hall, as an appropriate place to offer the sim- 
ple morning exercises which begin every week- 
day of our college life. 



CALENDAR 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 

.6.30 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Debate. The recommendations of the 
Simplified Spelling Board should be adopted. Aff., 
Clark and Ready. Neg., Estes and Timberlake. 

8.00 P.M. Informal dance at the Delta Upsilon 
House. 

1.30 P.M. Entrance examination to remove condi- 
tions in Algebra and Geometry in Mathematics 
room. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 

2.30 P.M. Hockey practice. 

3.00 P.M. Final Trials for the B. A. A. Team. 
Long Theme in English HI. due. Fencing in Gym- 
nasium from 7 until 9. 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26 

11.00 A.M. Dave Porter will speak in the Church 
on the Hill. 
4.00 P.M. Sunday Chapel. 

MONDAY, JANUARY 27 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 
5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 
7.30 P.M. Meeting of the York County Club at 
Kappa Sigma House. 
8.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 

7.00 P.M. Debate. Question: Cities of over 25,000 
inhabitants should own and operate their street rail- 
ways. Aff., R. Pennell, Shehan. Neg., Burton, 
McDade. 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 

2.30 P.M. Hockey Practice. 
5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

7.00 P.M. Preliminary Trials for the Bradbury 
Prize Debate. Report due in French HI. 
8.00 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 

Mid-Year examinations begin. 

8.30 A.M. Econ. I and 5, Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. Hygiene, Memorial Hall; Phil, i and 6, 
Banister Hall ; Survey and Draw. 3, Physics Lee. 
Room. 

7.00 P.M. Christian Association meeting. Hon. 
Herbert M. Heath of Augusta will speak on Politics. 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3I 

8.30 A.M. Biology 2, Biology Lab.; Eng. Lit. 3, 
Memorial Hall ; French 3. Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. German i, Memorial Hall; Math. 9, 
Memorial Hall; Survey and Draw, i. Memorial Hall. 

5.00 P.M. Glee Club rehearsal. 

6.30 P.M. Mandolin Club rehearsal. 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY I 

8.30 A.M. German 3 and 7, Memorial Hall. 

1.30 P.M. French i and s, Memorial Hall; Spanish 
I, Memorial Hall. B. A. A. meet at Mechanics Hall, 
Boston. Bowdoin runs Tufts. 



SUNDAY CHAPEL 

Our fourth college preacher this year, Rev. 
Edward F. Sanderson of Providence, R. I., 
conducted chapel on Sunday, using for his 
text the saying in which Christ likens himself 
to a door for humanity, he said in brief: 

"A great many men are doors for others, 
as, for example, teachers, who are doors lead- 
ing into the realms of thought and learning. 
Christ is the great, universal door which 
opens into realms of happiness, disclosing to 
men the higher life, and revealing to them 
eternal truths. Christ is also the musician 
who brings forth irresistible strains from the 
battered and apparently worthless harp, as 
he inspires to harmony battered and sorrow- 
shaken souls of men. Both harp and soul 
were silent or in discord until the mighty 
musician breathed upon the strings." 

Kendrie, '10, opened the service with a violin 
solo. After the address, a selection was sung 
by a quartet consisting of McGlone, '10; Ken- 
drie, '10; Brown, '09; and A. L. Stone, '10. 

In the evening Dr. Sanderson conducted a 
questionaire in the chapel, answering ques- 
tions which are of vital and continual inter- 
est to college men. There were about 50 stu- 
dents in attendance. 



DELTA UPSILON DANCE 

There will be an informal dance at the 
Delta Upsilon house this (Friday) evening. 
The patronesses are: Mrs. Williarn T. Foster, 
Mrs. Frank E. Woodruff, Mrs. George F. 
Tenney, and Mrs. Samuel S. Thompson. 
Among the young ladies to be present are: 
Miss Evelyn Stetson, Miss Daisy Hubbard, 
Miss Lou Woodard, M'ss Lucy Stetson, Miss 
Marguerite Purington, Miss Ann Parsons, 
Miss Cecile Houghton of Brunswick, Miss 
Ethel Day of Lewiston, Miss Olive Thomp- 
son of Portland, Miss Chrystine Kennison of 
Waterville, Miss Helen Wise, Miss Lena Law- 
rence of Rockland, M'ss Campbell of Mechanic 
Falls, Miss Clark of Augusta, Miss Lou Syl- 
vester of Bowdoinham, Miss Zoe Shorey of 
Bates College, Miss Florence Baxter of Somer- 
ville, Mass., Miss Alice Wentworth of Brook- 
line, Mass., Miss Adelaide French of Dover, 
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Shower baths are to be put in Maine Hall soon. 

The Quill board sat for their picture, Tuesday 
noon. 

Aubery, 'ii, is out of college on account of sick- 
ness. 

Rhodes Scholarship exams, were held at Augusta 
Tuesday. 

Adjourns were granted in German III. and VII. 
Saturday. 

Prof. Woodruff granted adjourns in his courses, 
last Friday. 

The chapel organ was tuned Monday by Mr. Har- 
rison of Portland. 

Edward Pope, '07, visited friends in Brunswick, 
Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Barton, '11, has left college and is attending a 
business school in Boston. 

Fairclough, '08, entertained his sister and several 
friends at dinner, Tuesday night. 

Prof. Files attended a meeting of the trustees of 
Fryeburg Academy, last Saturday. 

Russell, '10, was called out of college last week 
by the death of his brother-in-law. 

Prof Woodruff has commenced a course in Greek 
Literature at Bangor Theological Seminary. 

A production of "King Pepper" by local talent is 
to be given in Bath, Wednesday, January 29. 

Davie, '10, was out of college at his home in Bos- 
ton several days last week because of sickness. 

The new Keith's Theatre in Portland opens Mon- 
day. Bills of the first entertainment have appeared. 

W. E. Robinson, '10, entertained his father at the 
Alpha Delta Phi House, on Saturday of last week. 

Rev. Mr. Sanderson, who preached in the Church 
on the Hill, Sunday, was entertained at the Theta 
Delta Chi House. 

Alden F. Kimball, 'lO, is entertaining his brother, 
who is a plebe at West Point. Mr. Kimball is 
home on sick leave. 

The Freshmen trying for assistant manager of the 
baseball team are : Merrill, Richards, McFarland, 
Cartland and Weatherill. 

A paper is being circulated around college for 
subscriptions to send the Relay Team to the B. A. A. 
meet. Stand by the team ! 

A few of the students enjoyed a beautiful concert 
in the People's Church of Bath by the Olive Mead 
Quartet, Saturday evening. 

Bailey, '10, wishes to announce that he has a new 
line of college, class and fraternity banners on sale 
at the Beta Theta Pi House. 

Estes, '09, has been chosen to play the part of 
"Mabel" on the next Dramatic Club trip, which will 
probably occur about the middle of February. 

Monday night, McLaughlin, '10, and Chapman, 
'11, walked to Portland, leaving Brunswick at 
11.45 P-M. and arriving at Portland at 6.15 a.m., in 
time to catch the 7 o'clock train back to Brunswick. 
There was a bright moon and the walk, though 
long, was exceedingly interesting. 



William M. Harris, '09, has announced that he 
will issue the Bowdoin calendar for the year 1909, 
and has promised a good article. 

At a meeting of the Faculty Club on Monday 
evening in Hubbard Hall, Prof. Lee gave a very 
interesting lecture on Marco Polo. 

Bookings at the Empire Theatre in Lewiston for 
the near future include the comic opera, "Tom 
Jones," and the great Boston success, "The Dairy 
Maids." 

Blinn R. Russell was operated on for appendicitis 
at the Sisters' Hospital in Lewiston, Monday at 
9 A.M.. The operation was successful and he is 
reported to be improving. 

Coach Irwin, who has done so much good work 
with Bowdoin baseball teams and who has been 
engaged to coach the team this year, arrived last 
Monday to take charge of the cage work. 

The Mandolin-Guitar Club was hired by the 
Brunswick Club to furnish music at its meeting 
in the Town Hall on Friday evening. Thewlis gave 
an excellent exhibition of hand cuff stunts. 

There have been so many rehearsals of social, 
musical and other organizations in college that the 
semi-annual rehearsals for exams., which are now 
in such dangerous proximity, may not come amiss. 

A team composed of Dennis, Watson, Hoar, 
Kaulbach, and Marston, from the 191 1 delegation 
of Theta Delta Chi, defeated Brunswick High School 
in basketball this week. There is a prospect of a 
return game. 

R. H. Files, '09, was elected treasurer, at the last 
meeting of the Christian Association, to take the 
place of Cole, '09, who is out of college at work. 
All men who have not paid their dues should do 
so as soon as possible ! 

Manager Kane of the Bugle has prepared and will 
soon send out a circular letter to many of the 
alumni urging upon them the purchase of the Bugle, 
which will be issued with the special intention of 
making it a book of interest to them, and one that 
may be used as an accurate book of reference. 

The following debate was held in Hubbard Hall, 
January 21 : Commercial reciprocity with Canada 
would be economically advantageous to the United 
States. Affirmative : Koughan, Hyde. Negative : 
Ginn, Hinckley. Presiding officer, Stahl; judges. 
Professor F. E. Woodruff, Mr. H. B. Hastings, Mr. 
P. H. Timberlake. The affirmative was awarded the 
debate. 

It may be of interest to some of the students to 
learn that, at a national meeting of the Y. M. C. A., 
held a few weeks ago in Washington, a man of 
any creed was voted to be eligible to office in a 
college Y. M. C. A. The ineligibility of all except 
Evangelists to hold office in a city Y. M. C. A. was, 
however, again voted to stand. 

The chief event of the week, beside the meeting 
of the trustees and overseers, was the moving _ of 
a small farmhouse from a point about two miles 
down the Harpswell road, to a place on Page street 
in the rear of the Beta Theta Pi House. The house 
was dragged on two trees for runners by seventeen 
pairs of horses and eight yoke of oxen, and when 
once started it moved at the rate of a fast walk, 
breaking any branches, telegraph poles or wires that 
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It is rumored around the college that two of its 
members are soon to give a vaudeville skit in three 
scenes, entitled "A Trip to Europe." The first scene 
is laid m Brunswick, the second in Boston, and 
strange to say, the third is also in Brunswick. Dur- 
ing the course of the play several descriptive songs 
will be introduced, including "Why Smith Left 
Home," "A Life on the Ocean Wave," and "The 
Wanderers' Return." The play will doubtless have 
a good attendance. — (Published by request.) 

Hlu mni IR oteg 

CLASS OF 1834 
A memoir of Peleg N. Chandler by Edward 
Stanwood, Litt.D., appears in the current num- 
ber of _ the Proceedings of the Massachusetts 
Historical Society. 

CLASS OF 1843 

A sketch of the town of Bristol, published 
in the Lewiston Saturday Evening Journal of 
January 19, contains a portrait and a well 
deserved tribute to Dr. Samuel W. Johnson, 
who, for sixty years, was one of the best- 
known and most respected physicians of the 
region. A stroke of paralysis, four years ago, 
made him an invalid, but he still has the 
affection of his former patients at his advanced 
age of eighty-five. 

CLASS OF 1854. 

Mrs. Annie Barron Linscott, wife of Daniel 
C. Linscott, Esq., of Boston, died at her resi- 
dence, 9 January, 1908, of apoplexy. Mrs. 
Linscott was a prominent member of the First 
Baptist Church and active in church work. 
She was especially beloved and honored in her 
family life, having reared five children, all 
college graduates and all occupying positions 
of influence in their respective communities. 
CLASS OF i860 

An extended biographical sketch by Rev. 
Dr. Henry S. Burrage, together with an 
admirable portrait of Gen. John Marshall 
Brown, appears in the current number of the 
New England Historic Genealogical Register. 
CLASS OF 1891 

Letters from Dr. C. S. F. Lincoln of St. 
John's College, Shanghai, announce the safe 
arrival and establishment in their missionary 
home of himself and family, after a long fur- 
lough spent in the United States. 
CLASS OF 1896 

The Washington Herald of January 10, 
1908, gives an interesting interview with 
SterlinfT Fessenden, Esq., of Shanghai, China, 
who is now in this country on business, 
expressing his views with reference to the 



charges recently brought against Judge Wil- 
frey of the American Court at Shanghai, and 
also as to the feeling toward the United States 
in China and Japan. 

CLASS OF 1902 

Mr. Ben Barker is a member of the new 

firm of Turner, Barker & Co. of 48 Exchange 

street, Portland, Me., organized January i, 

1008, to conduct a general insurance business. 

CLASS OF 1905 

The engagement was recently announced 
of Miss Elizabeth Hortense Cuskey of Minot, 
Me., to Ansel C. Denning, now of Herkimer, 
N. Y. 

CLASS OF 1Q07 

Rev. Leroy W. Coons, now nastor of the 
Universalist Church at Brunswick, has 
received a call to the pastorate of the Elm 
Street Church at Auburn, Me. Before tak- 
ing his college course, Mr. Coons was for 
several years a successful pastor at Pittsfield, 
Me. 

Mr. Charles F. Thomas, Jr., who has been 
teaching at the Highland Military Academy, 
Worcester, Mass., was recently chosen princi- 
pal of Charleston (Mass.) High School. 
There were seventeen other applicants for the 
position. 



To Bowdoin Men 



A PERSONAL WORD FROM THE PRESIDENT 

The college men who obtain the best temporary or permanent 
positions In July are usually the ones wlio start looking for 
them in January. Before you get entangled with any expensive 
or inefficient employment agency or before yon stiirt on a more 
or less aimless individual search for the position you desire, it 
will be worth your while to learn about our Co-operative Mem- 
bership. We are an organization of college men for college 
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furnishinfT you with accurate information while in college and 
by securing you a desirable position or business opportunity 
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We think we solve an old prol>lem in a new and better way. 
Will you let us prove it to you? Just write for particulars, 
stating your needs. 

ARTHUR EVERETT SMALL, President 

The National Clearii}g House 
for Services and Information 

General Offices: WASHINGTON, D.C. 

(Many college men use us as a legitimate and satisfactory 
means of obtaining complete and authoritative Information on 
public affairs, sociology, political economy, literature, history, 
and a wide range of other thesis subjects. Why not you?) 



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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, JANUARY 31, 1908 



NO. 23 



NEW YORK ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING 

Alumni of Bowdoin College met at their 
thirty-fourth annual dinner in the American 
dining room of the Manhattan Hotel, last 
Monday night. H. H. Pearce, vice-president 
of the association, presided, and there were 
speeches by Prof. Henry L. Chapman, who 
represented the college. Gen. Thomas H. Hub- 
bard, George H. Putnam, W. H. McElroy, 
John J. Wight and David R. Porter. 

The officers elected for the ensuing year 
are : Dr. Warren O. Plimpton, president ; F. 
R. Upton, Dr. Charles Jewett, George Till- 
son, Edward T. Little and Albert S. Ridley, 
vice-presidents; Dr. H. D. Foster, correspond- 
ing secretary; F. H. Dillingham, secretary; 
E. B. Merrill, treasurer; Percy W. Brooks, 
E. H. Sykes, Frederick B. Smith, Joseph B. 
Roberts and William Powers, executive com- 
mittee. 

Prof. Chapman was the first speaker, after 
the college hymn had been sung by all stand- 
ing. He told the Alumni that while there 
had been changes at Bowdoin, as an historical 
institution the college remained secure in the 
affection of her sons and was sending out a 
great honorable body of young men to make 
their mark. 

Gen. Thomas H. Hubbard spoke relative 
to a $50,000 gift by Andrew Carnegie, and 
recent action taken by the overseers of the 
Maine institution with a view to obtaining 
the benefit of the Carnegie fund for retired 
professors. 

Gen. Hubbard's optimistic view of the 
financial situation at Bowdoin was very 
encouraging to the Alumni, and his enthusiasm 
spurred them to greater activity in the interests 
of their Alma Mater. Referring to the gen- 
eral educational board and its offer of $50,000 
to Bowdoin provided the college raises 
$200,000 before April i of this year, Gen. 
Hubbard pointed out the necessity of com- 



bined and quick effort on the part of all the 
Alumni. He told how Andrew Carnegie 
agreed to give $50,000 to found a scholarship 
in memory of his old friend, Thomas B. Reed. > 

A matter of great importance to all those 
who attended the dinner was Gen. Hubbard's 
explanation of the manner in which Bowdoin 
became eligible to share with other institutions 
the benefits of the Carnegie fund for retired 
professors. Although Bowdoin has always 
laeen non-sectarian, it has had on its books for 
many years records of funds with a religious 
restriction attached to them. 

When the question of eligibility first arose 
the Bowdoin authorities furnished to the 
trustees of the Carnegie fund a list of all the 
donations the institution received and the con- 
ditions attached to each. 

The Carnegie trustees found in the pro- 
visions of the $50,000 Stone professorship of 
moral and intellectual philosophy an indica- 
tion of sectarianism. In connection with the 
professorship it was stipulated that so long 
as a majority of the board of overseers were 
of the Congregational faith Bowdoin should 
enjoy the use of the fund, but that when Con- 
gregationalists were in the minority in the 
board the fund should be used by the Andover 
Theological Seminary. Gen. Hubbard, as one 
of the overseers, took the position, some time 
ago, that the construction of the restriction 
should be that Bowdoin turn over to the 
Andover institution the fund in question when 
Congregationalists were in the minority in the 
board, but not be compelled to restrict its selec- 
tion of professors or overseers. 

The Carnegie trustees insisted that the orig- 
inal idea was to always keep Congregation- 
alists in the majority, but Gen. Hubbard 
insisted that such was not the case. 

Bowdoin, however, has agreed to turn the 
fund over to Andover, although Gen. Hub- 
bard wanted it understood that the officersof 
the institution did not consider that the spirit 
of the Carnegie fund was violated under the 
old arrangement. It was simply considered 
necessary to meet every requirement of the 
Carnegie trustees. 

The speakers appeared in the order above 
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WASHINGTON ALUMNI BANQUET 

Annual Meeting of Washington Association Last 

Wednesday 

The Raleigh Hotel was the center of a dis- 
tinguished gathering, the occasion being the 
twenty-sixtli annual banquet of the Bowdoin 
College Alumni Societj' of Washington. Chief 
Justice Fuller of the United States Supreme 
Court presided, but soon retired, and Senator 
Frye of Maine, the vice-president of the 
society, officiated in his stead. Gen. Ellis 
Spear, of the class of '58, was the toastmaster. 

The guest of honor was Prof. Henry L. 
Chapman, of the faculty. Prof. Chapman 
made an address which was elegant in diction 
and replete with all that was dear to the heart 
of the Bowdoin man. He brought greetings 
from President Hyde of Bowdoin who recently 
returned from abroad restored to health and 
fit for duty. "The college," said Prof. Chap- 
man, "has a larger number of students than 
ever before ; funds are coming in from various 
sources, and there need never be a fear that 
old Bowdoin will fail to continue her good 
work and make her impress upon progressive 
manhood." 

He expressed his keen delight in the beau- 
ties of the Congressional Library and the 
evident fulfillment of its purpose. "The mil- 
lions invested there," said he, "were not 
expended alone to produce a beautiful building 
and fill it with rare and costly books and works 
of art, but for the higher and better education 
of our citizens, for the numberless readers 
who in the course of years may be seen at. the 
desks. 

"So Bowdoin College, with its imposing 
buildings and lovely campus, is not alone for 
the eye of the visitor, but for those who enter 
its halls in search of knowledge, the students 
from all sections, and even the Washington 
colored boy who was recently enrolled as a 
freshman, may say to himself, 'AH these are 
for me.' " 

Prof. Chapman referred to the biography 
of William Pitt Fessenden, recently published, 
as a book to be read by every Bowdoin man. 
"If," said he, "the college had done nothing 
more than to, educate this truly great Ameri- 
can, it has proved its right to existence in the 
forces of progress and education. 

"But her great sons and Alumni are not 
all of the past," he said. "I am proud to have 
the opportunity to greet a Bowdoin man as 
chief justice of the Supreme Court of the 



United States ; another. Senator Frye, as pres- 
ident pro tempore of the Senate, and others 
as useful members of Congress. 

"In the helmet-shaped State that guards 
our Northeastern frontier, looking off Min- 
erva-like with clear shining eyes to the rising 
sun, there is nothing of more worth and beauty 
than Bowdoin College, which for more than 
one hundred busy, patient years has been the 
expounder of truth, the teacher of righteous- 
ness and loyalty, tlie champion of freedom 
and the nursery of brave, wise and faithful 
men ; and, best of all, for most of us who sit 
at this table — the mother of us all." 

Mr. Samuel Fessenden, who has recently 
returned from a residence of five years in 
Shanghai, where he was one of the few Amer- 
ican lawyers admitted to practice before the 
courts, spoke at length of the esteem in which 
this country is held by the Chinese, although 
recent disclosures in the field of high finance, 
he said, had led to questionings among the 
people there as to our business integrity. He 
found no evidence, he said, of hostility in 
Japan toward this country. 

Referring to Mr. Fessenden's remarks. Sen- 
ator Frye spoke of the recent passage by the 
Senate of the resolution to restore to China 
a large part of the indemnity awarded in 
connection with the Boxer disturbances. 

Col. A. L. Varney was another speaker, 
and addresses largely reminiscent and replete 
with humorous allusions to college days, of 
more interest to the Alumni than to the gen- 
eral reader, were also made by D. S. Alex- 
ander, Marshall P. Cram, Representative 
Charles E. Littlefield, who was recently made 
an LL.D. by the college; Francis M. Hatch, 
formerly minister to Hawaii ; Fred C. Stevens, 
William Frye White and others. 

At a late hour the proceedings were brought 
to a close by the singing of "Bowdoin Beata," 
"Phi Chi," and "Let Children Hear the Mighty 
Deeds." 

y\mong the graduates of Bowdoin who were 
on the attendance list were: Amos L. Allen, 
D. S. Alexander, E. C. Burleigh, John W. 
Butterfield, Robert A. Cony, John B. Cotton, 
Charles Chesley, S. G. Davis, Richard B. Dole, 
Charles A. Flagg, F. S. Gannett, C. H. Hast- 
ings, Francis M. Hatch, E. P. D. Hathaway, 
d! R. Arthur, J. Hunt, Roscoe P. Hupper, 
Horace M. Jordan, Dr. W. C. Kendall, Gen. 
Sumner I. Kimball, Alfred W. Lavensaller, 
S. O. Martin, Crosby S. Noyes, Charles W. 
Porter, Capt. Howard L. Prince, Dr. W. Pul- 
sifer, Richard Rathbun, Rev. Frank Sewall, 



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E. Simonton, C. H. Verrill, Col. A. L. Var- 
ney, George M. Whitaker, R. E. Whiting, 
Maj. Joseph N. Whitney. ^ 

The officers of the Bowdoin Ahimni Society 
of Washington are : Chief Justice Melville E. 
Fuller of the United States Supreme Court, 
president; Senator W. P. Frye and Amos L. 
Allen, vice-presidents ; William Frye White, 
corresponding secretary; Rev. Frank Sewall, 
recording secretary; Gen. Ellis Spear, treas- 
urer; D. S. Alexander, Dr. W. Pulsifer, H. 
L. Prince, Gen. Ellis Spear, William Frye 
White and Chief Justice Fuller, executive 
committee. 



BASEBALL 
A Little Look Ahead Towards Spring 

The recent trip of John Irwin, who spent 
last week getting a line on new material, has 
aroused interest in our baseball prospects for 
the coming season. Of last year's victorious 
team, which won the entire Maine College 
series and wound up the season by defeating 
Harvard at Cambridge, .Lawrence, catcher, 
and George Bower, short stop, have graduated. 
Abbott, who covered left field, although still 
in the medical school, is ineligible, having 
played four years. Sparks, one of the nervi- 
est pitchers that ever donned a Bowdoin uni- 
form, has left college. Files is now the only 
experienced twirler in college and the bulk of 
the box work will necessarily fall upon him. 

Captain Stanwood, who covered first base 
last season, will return to his old position at 
third. There are several candidates for the 
initial bag, of whom W. Clifford, 'ii, who 
captained Lewiston High School team last 
season, seems the most promising. 

Claude Bower, who played third on last 
season's team, is candidate for catcher, as are 
Byles, 'ii, and Draper, 'lo. 

Manter, '09, will again be found at second. 
Black, '11, is also making a strong bid for 
this place. 

Lawliss, '11, of Houlton, and Donnelly, '11, 
an old Bangor High man, are the two most 
promising candidates for short stop. 

McDade, '09, is sure of his regular position 
in center, and Caldwell, '11, captain of last 
season's Hebron team, ought to make good in 
left field. Hayes, '08, and Sanborn, '08, are 
also good men. 



The most serious problem that Irwin will 
face is that of developing a twirler able to 
do a fair share of the box work. Harris, '09, 
who won his letter as substitute outfielder and 
change pitcher, gives promise, as do Hobbs, 
'10, McLachlin, '10, and Scammon, '09, who 
twirled for the second last year. 

The schedule for the coming season includes 
games with Williams, Brown, Harvard, 
Princeton, and two games with Dartmouth 
and Tufts. 

The New York trip, inaugurated last year, 
will again take place during the Easter recess. 
This trip is of vast benefit to the team and 
will doubtless become a feature of every 
schedule. The Orient extends congratula- 
tions on the excellent schedule which has 
been arranged. 



B. A. A. MEET 

The following men will leave on the 7.27 
train for Boston, Saturday morning, to take 
part in the B. A. A. meet in Mechanic's Hall, 
that evening: z\twood, Ballard, Colbath, Dem- 
ing, Edwards, Morrill, Simmons and Stone. 
The first four will be pitted against Tufts in 
the relay race, Simmons acting as alternate. 
Edwards will compete in the high jump and 
40-yard hurdles; Stone and Simmons in the 
quarter-mile novice, while Morrill will com- 
pete in the weight events. 



MASSACHUSETTS CLUB MEETING 

Last Saturday evening the Massachusetts 
Club met at the Alpha Delta Phi House with 
Messers. McLaughlin, Robinson, Stephens, R. 
D. Morss, P. B. Morss, and Kellogg. The 
meeting was called to order by President Bur- 
ton and after transacting some business, he 
introduced Professor Hastings, as speaker of 
the evening. Professor Hastings gave a most 
interesting and entertaining talk on the 
numerous courses at the Massachusetts Insti- 
tute of Technology. He outlined each course 
and gave the demand that there was for those 
who had completed the course and in many 
instances gave the salary of those in business. 
After the talk Prof. Hastings was made an 
honorary member of the club and the meet- 
ing adjourned for refreshments and an 
informal discussion on the subject of the 
evening. 



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BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, 1908 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 

Associate Editors 

joseph m. boyce, 1908 
h. h. burton, 1909 w. e. robinson, 1910 

j. j. stahl, 1909 w. e. atwood, 1910 

k. r. tefft, 1909 thomas otis, 1910 

NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 

Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, 10 cents. 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Lewiston Journal Press 

Vol. XXXVII. JANUARY 31, 1908 No. 23 



Notice to ^^^ Orient has already 

Com eftn printed several "Notices to 
^ Competitors" — and with 

but little effect, to all appearances, and 
realities. The work of the Sophomores com- 
peting for editorial positions continues to be 
admirable, but the diminishing interest and 
lack of any real endeavor on the part of the 
Freshmen is deplorable and will be, unless 
matters change, fatal to their making the 
board. The Orient does not expect them to 
do any exorbitant amount of work, and only 
that which can be done faithfully with a rea- 
sonable amount of time and effort, yet not 
one of the half-dozen Freshmen competing 
for the board is maintaining even this stand- 
ard of qualification. The unique position, 
already editorially referred to, of the staff of 
a college publication, composed entirely of 
men from the three upper classes appears to 
be an approaching fact ; which means the 
ultimate decline or discontinuance of the 



paper. For how can the Orient reasonably 
adopt to its staff men, who are noiv doing 
very indifferent work, and expect them to do 
justice to the paper and to the college after 
they become members of the board? Such 
lack of interest as has been shown by under- 
graduates trying for editorial position on the 
Orient this year is probably unprecedented ! 
There are now but seven more issues of the 
Orient before the new members are elected, 
yet any enterprising man in the Freshman 
class stands an excellent show of making the 
board if he can evince the elements of a news- 
paper man backed by the virtue of ability for 
hard work! The Orient would also like to 
see men from the Medical School enter the 
contest, as a still closer relationship between 
the men of both departments, and a keener 
interest in the activities of both would be 
unquestionably furthered by closer and more 
complete accounts of news from the Medical 
School in the columns of the college news- 
paper. 

CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 

Hon. Herbert M. Heath of Augusta 
addressed a meeting of the Christian Associa- 
tion, on the subject of a "College Man's 
Choosing His Profession," Monday evening. 
His address in brief was as follows : — 

The old college curriculum was designed to 
turn out great ministers, but that of the pres- 
ent day is intended to develop men to the 
broadest and noblest manhood. Thus the 
college man of the present day has the greatest 
duty in the world to fulfill. In politics, — ser- 
vice of the State and country, the broadest 
opportunity is offered a man of development 
to display his talents in the service of fellow- 
man and — God. No man in State service lives 
up to the fulness of his manhood unless he 
serves his State to the best of his ability. 
"From his broad outlook in life the college man 
is better able to see where reforms are needed 
and to make them after he sees them. The 
clergyman is offered the best opportunity for 
immediate service to the world, yet the lawyer 
who is devoted to the noblest purposes of his 
profession — the search for truth, can from a 
philosophical point of view, at least, better 
serve his State. Thus all the discipline, 
knowledge, strength, received here in college 
is of inestimable value to the man who is to 
serve his State to the best of power. Every 
man should devote a part of his life, at least, 
to practical politics, aside from a continued 



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theoretical interest in them. The greater the 
talents with which he is endowed, the more 
the need that he shall make his personality 
a living force in the history of his people. 
There is too little blood to carry the intellect 
of the twentieth century! In journalism, 
another great field for service is open to a 
man; but journalists, unlike lawyers and poli- 
ticians, are born, not made. Whatever your 
situation, location, or business, make the Bow- 
doin spirit — love of duty — the watchword of 
your career! 



NEW ENGLAND CLASSICAL ASSOCIATION 

The Maine section of the New England 
Classical Association will hold its annual 
meeting on February 7th and 8th at Bruns- 
wick, at Bowdoin College. The object of the 
association is the advancement of classical 
studies; the first meeting of the Maine Sec- 
tion was held last March in Waterville. The 
arrangements for the meetings are in charge 
of Prof. Kenneth C. M. Sills. The general 
topic for the meeting this year will be "Ancient 
History in the Secondary Schools." A large 
number of classical teachers throughout the 
State will be in attendance. The executive 
committee of the Maine Branch is : Professor 
George D. Chase, University of Maine, pres- 
ident; Professor Kenneth C. M. Sills, Bow- 
doin College, and Principal George S. Steven- 
son, Coburn Classical Institute, secretary. 

Especial attention is called to the lecture 
by Professor E. K. Rand, of Harvard Uni- 
versity, on Friday evening. The public is 
invited, and especially all students who are 
particularly interested in these subjects. The 
lecture will be illustrated by stereopticon views. 
The program for the meetings is as follows: 

Friday, Feb. 7, 2.30-5 p.m. 
The session will be held in Hubbard Hall. 

Professor George M. Chase, Bates College. 

The Aim of History Teaching from the Point 
of View of the College Teacher of Classics. 

Miss Anna Walsh, Jordan High School, Lewiston. 
Aims in the Teaching of Ancient History from 
the Point of View of a High School Teacher. 

Mr. Faensworth G. Marshall, Principal Cony 
High School, Augusta. 
The Place of Ancient History in the High 
School Curriculum. 

Professor John H. Huddilston, University of 
Maine. 
Ancient History in College Entrance Examina- 
tion. 

Mr. William B. Jack, Portland High School. 

The Quantity and Quality of Work in Ancient 
History that may fairly be expected of a good 
Secondary School. 



Professor Clarence H. White, Colby College. 

Entrance Requirements in Ancient History. 
Miss A. P. Gilpatrick, Coburn Classical Institute. 

Suggestions for the Improved Teaching of 

Ancient History. 
Professor George D. Chase, University of Maine. 

Roman Coins, illustrated by specimens. 

Friday Evening, 8 p.m. 
General session to which the public is invited. 
Physics Lecture Room, Searles Science Building. 
President William De W. Hyde, Bowdoin College. 

Address of Welcome. 
Professor E. K. Rand, Harvard University. 

Medieval Libraries (Illustrated bv the Stereopti- 
con). 
After the lecture there will be an informal recep- 
tion in Hubbard Hall to the members of the con- 
ference and their friends. 

Saturday, 9 a.m. 
Executive session in Hubbard Hall. 
Discussion of the Topic of Ancient History, with 
possible action. 
Election of Officers. 
New Business. 



NOTICES 



COURSES IN EDUCATION 

Men who would like to take Education I., 
in case this course is given next semester, are 
requested to give their names to Professor 
Foster at once. 

Seniors who expect to teach, and any men 
who have taken Education I., who would like 
to take an advanced course next semester in 
case such a course is given, are requested to 
give their names to Professor Foster as soon 
as convenient. 

Latin 7. — A course in Virgil, open to 
Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores. The course 
may be taken by men who have had no Latin 
in college. The Aeneid is to be read entire, 
and the work of the class will consist partly 
in translations and partly in reports on 
assigned topics. There will also be frequent 
lectures in the course, which will discuss such 
topics as Epic Poetry, Life of Virgil, Virgil 
in the Middle Ages, Virgil and Dante, Virgil 
in the English Poets, and the Translations of 
Virgil into English Verse and Prose. The 
hours for the course which have not yet been 
definitely decided, will probably be Monday, 
Wednesday, and Friday, at 8.30. 



The next issue of the Orient will be on the 
first Friday of the Second Semester. 

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CollcGe flotee 



Musical Club trips begin next semester. 

There will be no gym. work during exams. 

Reports in French III. were due last Monday. 

Shaw, '03. and SpoUett, '02, were in chapel Sun- 
day. 

President H3'de was in Bangor the first of the 
week. 

Prof. Edwards granted adjourns in Econ. I., 
Tuesday. 

Thomas, '07, is at the Kappa Sigma House for a 
few days. 

Make-up examinations were held in History I., 
Wednesday. 

There has been relay team practice in the gym 
the past week. 

The class in surveying took their final exam. 
Tuesday morning. 

Boynton. '10. got a ducking while skating on the 
river last Sunday. 

The central path on the campus was used by the 
relay team last week. 

The fire in Portland Sunday night was witnessed 
by many of the students. 

The Glee and Mandolin Clubs sat for their pic- 
tures at Webber's Tuesday. 

Ballard, '10. entertained his father at the Kappa 
Sigma House a few days this week. 

Hiwale, '09, occupied the 'pulpit of the Congre- 
gational church in Saco last Sunday. 

All themes in English HI. which are to count on 
the semester rank must be in this week. 

At the trials last Saturday, Ballard made fourth 
man on the relay team and Simmons alternate. 

All late themes in English III., excused by the 
secretary of the faculty, must be in before tomorrow 
night. 

All those who desire positions for the summer as 
"waitresses" are requested to apply to the Reg- 
istrar. 

Oxnard, '11, has started a tailor repair shop and 
will be glad to receive all kinds of mending. Prices 
reasonable. 

The semester examination in surveying, which was 
to have come Monday evening, was held Tuesday 
morning by vote of the class. 

Several of the fellows jumped the freight to Port- 
land recently. Clad in heavy boots, corduroy trous- 
ers, and sweaters, they hired a box and attended 
the theatre. 

"Mike's" new spring samples are in and he wants 
to transform seedy Freshmen into well-groomed col- 
lege men. Drop in and look over his samples of 
stylish spring goods. 

Kaulback, '11, has been chosen to take the 
heroine's part in the Dramatic Club to take the 
place of Pearson, '11, whose studies prevent his 
making the trips. Rehearsals begin again with the 
opening of the semester and the manager has 
received many good offers in regard to trips. 



Many students are planning to spend a few days 
at home between the semesters. 

Mr. O. F. Herrick of the Fisk Teachers' Agencies 
discussed the subject of teaching with the students 
in the Debating Room of Hubbard Hall, yesterday 
evening. 

By the death of Morris K. Jesup, Commander 
Robert E. Peary loses a staunch friend and sup- 
porter. Mr. Jesup was president of the Peary 
Arctic Club and backed Peary on many of his 
Arctic trips. 

A team composed of Hughes, g. ; Wight, b. ; 
Abbott, Dresser and Pearson, rushes, played the 
Bath Iron Works' team on Goddard's Pond, South 
Bath, last Saturday afternoon, winning easily by the 
score of lo-o. 

The Freshmen, who have, up to this time, declared 
their intention of trying for the position of Assist- 
ant Manager of the Quill, are: Robbins, '11, and 
Fifield, '11. All men who wish to compete are 
requested to hand in their names at once to Man- 
ager L. F. Timberlake, or to Assistant Manager 
Wing. 

H. L. Koopman, the librarian of Brown University, 
and C. C. Soule, president of the Boston Book Co., 
were about the college this week. They are mak- 
ing a tour of the colleges and inspecting their 
libraries with a view to getting ideas for the new 
library about to be erected at Brown. Mr. Soule is 
an expert in this kind of work. 

The volume of the college water supply has been 
diminished because of the excessive waste of water 
this year. An expense of over $150.00 (considerably 
above the average) has been already incurred for 
this commodity. Members of the Sturgis Commis- 
sion will doubtless have reason to congratulate 
themselves if reports of this nature prove prevalent 
throughout the State ! 

A hockey game has been arranged with Augusta, 
while two games have been scheduled with Maine. 
The first, which is here at Brunswick, comes Feb- 
ruary 15, the day after the Junior Assembly, while 
the other takes place at Orono, the 22d of February. 
Several men who are at present ineligible for the 
team will be eligible next semester, and it is hoped 
that several new men will turn out. 

The editor of the Orient discovered an anony- 
mous communication placed under his door the first 
of the week, evidently intended for publication. We 
would respectfully refer the writer to the statement 
on the editorial page in regard to "no anonymous 
manuscript can be accepted." We do not require 
that names be printed to communications, but it is 
against the rules of the paper to receive anonymous 
communications. 

It is nearly time for interest in the spring ath- 
letics to be awakened. The Maine meet is to come 
at Brunswick this year and we must certainly win 
on our own field. Let every man who can, come 
out for track work after spring vacation, for it is 
only from a large choice of material that a winning 
team can be picked. Remember, too, that seconds 
and thirds are important in the winning of the meet. 
Last year a third place would have tied us with 
Maine and a second given us the victory. Let us 
not run the risk of defeat this year from mere lack 
of material to pick from. 



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A CORRECTION 

Last fall in journalistic extravagance the 
Orient published a clipping from a Washing- 
ton daily paper, which contained a highly 
colored statement in regard to a bequest left 
by the late Col. Wing to a Miss Rittenhouse 
of $20,000. It is a matter of regret to us that 
we should have printed this statement with- 
out first verifying it. It is, however, with 
pleasure that we print the following from 
President Hyde, which would seem to give 
the truth in regard to this matter, and to cor- 
rect the report that was circulated so freely 
in the papers at that time: 

"The statement published in the Orient 
some time ago about Col. Wing was so far 
incorrect that in justice to his memory the 
facts ought to be stated. Col. Wing did leave 
$20,000 to Miss Rittenhouse, as he did to 
others of the family; but he never knew her 
mother until the family came to Bayfield some 
eighteen years ago, and the three-year-old Kate 
became his pet. 

"Sincerely yours, 

"William DeWitt Hyde." 



BRADBURY DEBATE TRIALS 

As a result of the Bradbury Trials, held in 
Memorial Hall on Wednesday evening, the 
following men were picked to compete in the 
Bradbury Prize Debate: Harrison Atwood, 
1909, D. J. Ready, 1910, affirmative; W. M. 
Harris, 1909, J. J. Stahl, 1909, negative. R. 
O. Brewster, 1909, H. N. Marsh, 1909, G. P. 
Hyde, 1908, and A. L. Robinson, 1908, were 
named for- further trials, two of whom will be 
selected to take part in the debate. Owing to 
the sickness of Prof. Mitchell, who was to act ' 
as one of the judges, there were but two 
judges present, Mr. Foster and Mr. Wheeler. 



LINCOLN ACADEMY NOTES 

The following books have been recently 
added to the library : Set of International 
Cyclopedia, 18 in number; Natural History; 
Plistory of Germany ; Pronunciation of Ten 
Thousand Proper Names. 

Mr. Edgar O. Achorn of Boston, a grad- 
uate of the Academy, has offered medals to 
the winning team in the debate at Lincoln 
Academy, to be held in some hall or church, 
of the Twin Villages. 



COMMUNICATION 

The Orient prints on request the following 
communication : — 

Middletown, Conn., January 17th, 1908. 
To the Editor of the Bowdoin "Orient," 

Brunswick, Me. 

Dear Sir : — On February 7th and 8th, there 
is to be held a conference in Middletown, 
Conn., on "The Call of the Ministry to Young 
Men." At the present time there is a great 
need of more candidates for the ministry in 
the Episcopal Church, and this conference will 
discuss ways and means of setting the call to 
the ministry before young men, especially col- 
lege men. 

Representatives are expected from the sem- 
inaries, colleges, and boys 'schools, and some 
of the most influential clergy of the church are 
to lead the discussion. The meetings will be 
held at the Berkeley Divinity School. 

Thanking you for the favor, I am, 
Very truly yours, 

W. Blair Roberts. 



YORK COUNTY CLUB 

Monday evening, there was a meeting of the York 
County Club at the Kappa Sigma House. After a 
brief business meeting, Prof. K. C. M. Sills 
addressed the meeting informally on the old cus- 
toms of the college. His remarks were very much 
enjoyed by all. Afterward refreshments were served 
and Professor Sills answered many questions in 
regard to the former methods of work here at Bow- 
doin. The next meeting is with Kimball, '10, at the 
Delta Upsilon House, February 17. 



Hlumnt Botes 

CLASS OF 1837 

A fund of five thousand dollars in ineinory 
of Hon. Lorenzo D. M. Sweat, late of Port- 
land, is established by the will of his widow, 
Mrs. Margaret J. M. Sweat, recently pro- 
bated in Cumberland County. Mrs. Sweat was 
a daughter of John Mussey, Esq., of the 
Class of 1809, and leaves the bulk of her prop- 
erty to found a Memorial Art Museum in 
Portland. 

CLASS OF 1874 

Edward N. Merrill will be candidate for the 
nomination as senator from the western part 
of Somerset County in the republican conven- 
tion next June. Mr. Merrill represented 
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during the session of 1899 and again in 1905. 
Both times he was a member of the judiciary 
committee. 

CLASS OF 1896 
Owing to the illness of the President, E. P. 
Mitchell, of the Class of 1871, Henry H. 
Pierce, the vice-president of the New York 
Alumni Association, presided at the annual 
banquet held on January 24th at Hotel Man- 
hattan. An interesting account of the pro- 
ceedings appeared in the New York Sun of 
the following dav. 

CLASS OF 1899 
Wallace H. White, Jr., of Lewiston, who 
is being prominently mentioned for the repub- 
lican nomination for mayor, is receiving much 
support from voters in both parties. If he 
consents to run, Mr. White will be aided by 
a number of republicans who have not been 
active for years. 

CLASS OF 1902 

Andrew S. Rodick has been elected Presi- 
dent of the First National Bank of Bar Har- 
bor. 

CLASS OF 1905 

The largest leatherboard mill in the world 
has just been built and equin^ed under the 
supervision of Ansel C. Denning at Herkimer, 
N. Y., and is now in operation with him as 
suoerintendent. Mr. Denning received his 
practical training in the mills of the National 
Fibre Board Company at Poland and at Ken- 
nebunk in this State. 

Rev. J. Edward Newton has accepted a call 
to become pastor of the Howard Avenue Con- 
gregational Church of New Haven, Conn. 

CLASS OF 1907 
Rev. L. W. Coons has declined the call to 
the pastorate of the Elm Street Church at 
Auburn and will remain in Brunswick, to the 
great satisfaction of his parishioners here. 

MEDICAL CLASS OF 1883 
Dr. Thomas Fillebrown, the well-known 
dental surgeon of Boston, died there 22 Jan- 
uary, 1908, of inflammation of the bowels. 
He was the son of James Bowdoin and Almira 
(Butler) Fillebrown and was born at Win- 
throp, Maine, 13 January, 1836. He grad- 
uated from the Maine Wesleyan Seminary in 
1859 and pursued courses of professional 
study at the Harvard Dental School and the 
Medical School of Maine from each of which 
he received a degree. He served as alderman 
in the city of Lewiston, Me., in 1874-75 ; lec- 
turer at the Portland School of Medical 



Instruction 1879-83; professor of compar- 
ative dentristry at Harvard 1883 to 1897; pro- 
fessor of comparative surgery at Harvard in 
1879 until his death and had practiced den- 
tistry since 1861. He was considered one of 
the leading surgeons of the country in the 
treatment of the hare-lip. 



Iln /IDemorlam 



EDWARD TEMPLE PICKARD 

Whereas, It has pleased God in his infinite 
wisdom to call from our midst our beloved 
member, Edward Temple Pickard, 

Be it resolved, That we, the members of 
the Massachusetts Club of Bowdoin College, 
do hereby express our deep grief at the loss 
of a true friend, and extend to. his bereaved 
family our heartfelt sympathy. 

Warren E. Robinson, 
Harry L. Wiggin, 
Harry B. McLaughlin, 

For the Club. 
Bowdoin College, January 28, 1908. 



To Bowdoin Men 



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VOL. XXXVII 



NO. 24 



CARNEGIE FOUNDATION 

At the chapel exercises Tuesday, President 
Hyde announced that Bowdoin has been 
placed on the Carnegie Foundation for the 
Advancement of Teaching. The aim of the 
Foundation is to provide allowances for teach- 
ers in the universities, colleges and technical 
schools of the three English-speaking coun- 
tries of North America, and to serve the cause 
of higher education by advancing and dignify- 
ing the profession of the teacher in these higher 
institutions of learning. All technical diffi- 
culties were removed when the trustees offered 
the fund of $50,000 known as the Stone Pro- 
fessorship of Mental and Moral Philosophy to 
the Andover Theological Seminary. 

This gift is the most important the college 
has received in recent years, in that it will 
enable the college to secure and retain the 
ablest of professors. 

The retiring allowances are granted on the 
basis of age and of length of service. To be 
eligible to retirement on the ground of age, a 
teacher must have reached the age of sixty- 
five and must have been for fifteen years a 
professor in a higher institution of learning. 
To be eligible on the ground of length of 
service, a teacher must have had twenty-five 
years' service as a professor in a higher insti- 
tution of learning. It is not necessary that 
the whole of the service shall have been given 
in accepted colleges, universities and technical 
schools. 

For an active pay equal to twelve hundred 
dollars the retiring allowance shall be one 
thousand dollars, increased fifty dollars for each 
one hundred dollars of active pay in excess of 
twelve hundred. In the case of Bowdoin the 
allowance will be fifteen hundred dollars. 

Any person who has been for ten years the 
wife of a professor in actual service may 
receive during her widowhood one-half of the 
allowance to which her husband would have 
been entitled. 

Of the 850 institutions in the United States, 
calling themselves universities and colleges, 
only one hundred have satisfied the require- 
ments of the trustees of the Foundation. The 
gift is of importance to Bowdoin as regards 
its standing as an institution of learning. 



BOSTON ALUMNI MEETING 

The Bowdoin Alumni of Boston Hold Their Fortieth 
Annual Dinner — Banquet Held at ihe Brunswick — 
Over 100 Present — Many Significant Speeches by 
Men Notable in Various Profesiiions. 

The loyalty and devotion by which every 
college claims to bind its sons was nowhere 
more heartily manifested than by the five score 
sons of Bowdoin who met, as is customary, in 
the Maine Room of the Hotel Brunswick on 
Thursday evening, Feb. 5th, for the fortieth 
annual dinner of the Boston Association. 
Simplicitv and lack of useless formality were 
the keynotes of the occasion. The big dining- 
room was void of decoration and the gradu- 
ates were seated irrespective of class distinc- 
tion. "Bowdoin Beata," which was sung 
standing and without accompaniment, enjoyed 
the unique distinction of being the only song 
which was sung during the evening. Sylves- 
ter B. Carter, '66, the retiring president, pre- 
sided and read an appreciative letter from 
President William DeWitt Hyde, who was 
unable to be present on account of ill health- 
President Hyde thanked the Boston Alumni 
for their many and various suggestions along 
the line of new departments in physics and 
mechanical drawing. These departments, 
although they have not yet been established, 
are under immediate consideration. In clos- 
ing. President Hyde again thanked the Alumni 
for their interest, saying, "Intelligent construc- 
tive criticism is one of the greatest favors the 
alumni of a colleee can confer upon it." 

Professor Henrv Leland Chariman, '66, 
spoke for the college. "A college ought to be 
rich enough," he declared, "to realize its own 
ideals and at the same time to stand firmlv on 
the g^round it belongs. For more than one 
hundred years our college has been the expo- 
nent of truth, the gathering place of scholars 
and the nursery of wise and faithful men." 

Dr. Warren O. Plimpton, '82, president of 
the New York Alumni Association, said that 
New Yorkers felt that Boston men thought 
Bowdoin "the ultimate huckleberry upon the 
persimmon." In the course of his talk, he put 
forward a strong plea for more donations. 

The next speaker was the Reverend George 



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A. Gordon, who bears the title of D. D. from 
Bowdoin, although a Harvard graduate. He 
said in part, Bowdoin is admired by Harvard 
men for three reasons ; in the first place, the 
educational ideals of Bowdoin have always 
been and there is every indication that they 
always will be of the highest quality, the cos- 
mopolitan spirit of Bowdoin has annihilated 
her comparative isolation and set her in the 
heart of the world's interests, and finally "Har- 
vard men admire Bowdoin because she stands 
above all for character. She holds the intel- 
lect of her students and the world intellect for 
the production of manhood. This is her chief 
distinction — that she is a maker of men. In 
this she represents the citizenship of a State 
unsurpassed in the character of its men, 
women and youth." 

James McKeen, '64, of New York, a lawyer 
who aided Charles E. Hughes in conducting 
the insurance investigation, spoke of law as 
one of the greatest factors in promoting the 
best in legislation. "We must not think," he 
said, "all men can be made good and of one 
mind by the abolition of jailers and the gal- 
lows. That is the fundamental fault of Anar- 
chism of today." Mr. McKeen gave warning 
of some of the dangerous tendencies of the 
times. "We seem to be heading toward a 
paternalism which if not checked will be fatal. 
The time is coming for some other kind of 
leadership than that of voices crying in a bar- 
ren wilderness of idealism. We want men of 
courageous spirit who with impartial arm will 
shatter the idols of modern materialism." 

Dr. Frederic H. Gerrish recounted the chief 
facts in the history of the Medical School of 
Maine, saying that its chief claim to the. grati- 
tude of the people rests on its having compe- 
tent general practitioners to a multitude of 
communities throughout the country. B'or 
some years the relation between the college 
and its medical department have been more 
intimate than they ever have been before, since 
the studies of the first year in the Medical 
School have been on the list of senior electives. 

Professor Arlo Bates of the M. I. T., a 
Bowdoin graduate of '76, spoke on the "True 
Relation of the College to Literature," saying 
in part : 

"The first duty of a college, as I conceive it, 
is to teach boys to earn a living. Modern 
times have established admirable machinery 
for that purpose ; and professional and techni- 
cal schools are doing their work so excellently 
that they may be safely trusted to attend to it. 
Nothing can justify the college for abandoning 



its position as a leader in public thought to 
become the slave of public caprice. 

"Literature is the record of the highest 
human wisdom ; it is the product of the deep- 
est human experience ; the expression of 
human thought in its moments of greatest 
illumination. Obviously, by no other means 
can a college so efifectively or so vitally 
advance, the general good as by diffusing an 
appreciation and a reverence for this choicest 
heritage of mankind. The ages have declared 
art to be the most enviable treasure of the 
race ; but to the mass of men today the great- 
est works of the masters are as meaningless 
and as valueless as the dandelion in the grass." 

Professor Bates maintained that the first 
duty of a college is to the country at large and 
that by developing the students to a high intel- 
lectual and moral standard the college really 
did a great work for the country. He defines 
his ideal college president as follows : 

"I am not without appreciation of the need 
that a president shall have qualifications as a 
man of affairs, but I believe these to be of less 
importance than that he be of high scholarly 
attainments, of a personality winning to the 
young, and of noble enthusiasms." 

He further deplored the fact that work in 
the classics was being abandoned because 
many of the methods of teaching them were 
poor. They have, in his opinion, a major 
place in education. He says, "We shall prob- 
ably not live to see the classics take their place 
in the curriculum again, but our grandchildren 
will, for the simple reason that nothing can fill 
their place." 

These officers of the association were chosen 
for the following year : Dr. Dudley A. Sar- 
gent, president ; Edwin U. Curtis and Dr. 
Myles Standish, vice-presidents ; H. S. Qiap- 
man, secretary ; Ellis Speare, Jr., assistant 
secretary ; W- G. Waitt, E. C. Burbank, W. H. 
Greeley, H. C. Fabyan, R. H. Hinckley, A. B. 
White and G. C. Purington, executive com- 
mittee. 

Among those present were : 

Edward Stanwood, the Rev. J. B. Sewall, 
'48, the oldest graduate present ; H. H. Smith, 
'54; J- G. Stetson, '54; E. O. Achorn, '81 ; Dr. 
J. W. Achorn, '79; C. M. Austin, '87; A. A. 
Badger, '95; Dr. F. L. Banfield, '81; Boyd 
Bartlett, '85 ; F. O. Baston, '75 ; E. O. Beane, 
Tr., '04; Judge C U. Bell, '63 ; Dr. G. K. Blair, 
"'00; Dr. C. R. C. Borden, '96; F. E. Brad- 
bury, '96; C. C. Bucknam, "93; Dr. N. Call, 
'69 ; Dr. H. S. Card, '88 ; H. S. Chapman, '91 ; 
the Rev. W. L. Cole, '81 ; W. W. Curtis, '82; 



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F. W. Dana, '94 ; R. L. Dana, '01 ; F. S. Dane, 
'96; Dr. John Dike, '81 ; J. F. Eliot, '73; Dr. 
H. L. Elliott, '98 ; T. J. Emery, '68 ; Dr. J. A. 
Furbish, '02; E. H. Coding-, '91 ; W. H. Gree- 
ley, '90; Dr. H. P. Hall, '74; W- E. Hatch, 
'75 ; Dr. F. C. Hersey, 'y^i \ G. A. Ingalls, '88 ; 

A. M. Jones, '93 ; Dr. J. G. Knowlton, '95 ; D. 
C- Linscott, '97 ; F. K. Linscott, '88 ; D. O. S. 
Lowell, '74 ; Dr. G. C. Mahoney, '91 ; R. W. 
Mann, '92 ; J. W. McDonald, '67 ; J. E. Merrill, 
'54 ; Dr. A. M. Merriman, '92 ; C. A. Page, 
'70; E- P. Payson, '69; W. M. Payson, '74; 
T. L. Pierce, '98 ; the Rev. W. H. Pierson, '64 ; 
E. E. Rideout, '86; W. A. Robinson, '76; A. 
Sandford, "76 ; the Rev. O. D. Sewall, '87 ; E. 
Stanwood, '61 ; O- C. Stevens, '76 ; Dr. George 
Tobey, '76 ; Dr. A. S. Whitmore, '75 ; Dr. E. 

B. Young, '92. 



ICE HOCKEY 

Bowdoin Meets Maine Tomorrow on Whittier Field 

Saturday Maine meets Bowdoin on Whittier 
Field in the first hockey game of the year 
between the two institutions. Although Maine 
has an exceptionally strong team, in that her 
last year's team is intact, and Bowdoin has 
a practically new team, — the game is certain 
to abound in sensational plays. Practice has 
been steady during the week, and Captain 
Abbott feels confident that the men who com- 
pose the team will give a good account of 
themselves. Dresser, '09, who has been 
ineligible thus far this season, expects to be 
back in the game Saturday. The Orient has 
been unable to get Maine's line-up, but Chase, 
Pray, Lamb and Bagg will probalsly be on the 
field, the first being one of Maine's football 
stars, the last two being members of last year's 
hockey team. The probable line-up for Bow- 
doin is : Capt. Abbott, Hamburger, Johnson, 
Dresser or Thompson, forwards ; Hughes, 
cover, point ; Wight or Leavitt, point, and 
Smith, goal. 



THE JANUARY QUILL 

The New Year's Quill is distinctively an under- 
graduate number, for, barring two bits of verse, the 
entire forty pages are from the pens of undergrad- 
uates. Although, in the reviewer's opinion, every 
number of the Quill should have one story or essay 
and one poem by alumni, so much, during the last 
year, have the editors been obHged to depend upon 
graduate writers that this increase of student con- 
tributions is encouraging. 

Four _ poems, two stories, one essay and one 
description, besides "Silhouettes" and "Ye Post- 



man," make an attractive table of contents. The 
poem, "Memory," recalls in four lines that ring true 
the joy of companionship during a "week of sum- 
mer evenings by the sea." It is unfortunate that 
lines otherwise musical should be marred by the 
false rhyme of "gone" and "forlorn." In vernacu- 
lar verse of rural New England — the "Biglow 
Papers," for example — these two words, like "pine" 
and "join" in Whittier's lines, might possibly be 
made to rhyme but in a less provincial realm of 
letters, never. 

In "Monhegan" the rhyme is correct and the 
meter regular and harmonious. The thought, too, 
which the writer suggests, the important part which 
a Maine island played in the early settlement of the 
country, has its poetical aspects. On the whole, 
however, the verse pleases the ear rather than the 
reason or the imagination. Of course, as Lowell 
has put it, occasionally in poetry two times two 
make five, but however much license in reasoning is 
given to the poet, the pictures he presents should 
be vivid and consistent. The ordinary Quill reader 
will find it hard to form any consistent mental pic- 
ture of a "light" which is "kindly harbored" which 
"summons" her "magic grace" and "fuses" into a 
race a "mood" whose "power" "hurls" a "strength." 
Is not the fundamental weakness here vague 
phrasing? 

In "To ", on the other hand, the picture is 

noticeably clear and consistent, the parallelism 
between a life and a star being well kept in every 
line. The lines also are free from the unconscious 
insincerity which often characterizes undergraduate 
verse. The picker of flaws, however, cannot but 
ask why "Living" in the last line is capitalized. If 
it is an attempt to elevate the diction, the reviewer 
can only bid the poet be wary of the false emphasis 
of capitals ; but if it is like "extened" on page 13, 
or "salurary" on page 16, or. "Summer" on page 31, 
the critic must remind the editors that careless 
proof-reading is irritating to both Quill writers and 
Quill readers. 

After reading the excellent volume of "Bowdoin 
Verse," published last year by Mr. J. C. Minot, '96, 
one would think that almost every significant object, 
symbol, or custom connected with the life of our 
college had found a place in rhyme. There the 
"Seniors' Last Chapel," "King Chapel," "Hubbard 
Hall," "The Pines," "Thorndike Oak," even the 
"Common Campus Posies" are celebrated in verse. 
It seems strange, then, that before this time no Bow- 
doin poet has chosen for his theme Bowdoin's 
motto. In the old days, we know, the motto on 
the scholar's book-plate had much significance for 
him and his friends, for often it suggested his 
desires and ideals. Thus the temper of Longfel- 
low's life and poetry has never been more concisely 
expressed than in that now famous book-plate 
motto, Non Clamor scd Amor. No less signifipant 
for Bowdoin graduates is the motto from the book- 
plate of Hon. James Bowdoin — Ut Aqiula versus 
Caelum. What this should mean to every Bowdoin 
man and to the college as a whole Mr. Isaac Bas- 
sett Choate, '62, with his accustomed grace, has 
musically told us in his verses, "Bowdoin's Motto." 

The first story, "A Lady in Distress," is the 
account of a practical joke which one student by 
donning female attire plays upon another. Though 
given the first place in the Quill, this is by no means 
the writer's best. It contains, to be sure, some 
[Continued on p. 230, 2d column.] 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



ARTHUR L. ROBINSON, igo8 Editor-in-Chief 

PAUL J. NEWMAN, 1909 Ass't Editor-in-Chief 



Associate Editors 
joseph m. boyce, 1908 

H. H. BURTON, 1909 W. E. ROBINSON, igi 

J. J. STAHL, 1909 W. E. AT\VOOD, igio 

K. R. TEFFT, 1909 THOMAS OTIS, 1910 



NATHAN S. WESTON, 1908 Business Manager 
GUY P. ESTES, 1909 Ass't Business Manager 



Contributions are requested from all undergradu- 
ates, alumni, and officers of instruction. No anony 
mous manuscript can be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should 
be addressed to the Business Manager. 

Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. Single 
copies, I cents. 



Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick i 



nd-Class Mail Matter 



Lewiston Journal Press 



Vol. XXXVII. 



FEBRUARY 14, 1908 



The Carnegie 
Foundatioo 



Probably no single greater 
benefit has come to Bow- 
doin within past years, 
than that which was made known to the col- 
lege by President Hyde in chapel last Tues- 
day morning. Bowdoin is now able to come 
under the provisions of the Carnegie founda- 
tion. It is hardly necessary to remark that 
this is a distinct honor and advantage to the 
college. It increases the honor and efficiency 
of the institution along the most essential lines 
of its educational work. Better men will be 
able to be secured and to be retained. Nor has 
Bowdoin sacrificed any of her ideals or prin- 
ciples in the delay until the present time. All 
of us as Bowdoin men — alumni, faculty and 
students — may well congratulate ourselves 
upon this notable honor. 



The Orient acknowledges 
An Acknowledgment with pleasure the kindness 
of those graduates who 
have been thoughtful in sending us accounts of 
the various Alumni Reunions that have 
recently taken place. To Mr. Roberts in New 
York, to Mr- Carter of Boston, and to others 
we declare ourselves indebted and take this 
opportunity of expressing our thanks. For 
an editorial board composed wholly of under- 
graduates the task of reporting alumni activi- 
ties away from home is always difficult, but it 
makes us feel as if our efforts were being 
just a bit appreciated when Alumni remember 
to help us. We trust that as the only distinct 
Bowdoin news publication we will be able to 
report satisfactorily all graduate happenings 
this year, as we are most eager to do. Again, 
we thank you. 



THE JANUARY QUILL 

[Continued from p. 229.] 

incisive, vigorous phrasing, but in too many places 
the English is careless. Was "audience of one" 
used advisedly? It is barely possible. At all events 
"could not help but feel" is a bit of newspaper Eng- 
lish that will not pass muster, and the coarse ejac- 
ulation of "the stoop-shouldered young man" is an 
attempt at realism that fails. The story has in it 
enough of movement and incident to hold the 
reader's attention throughout but the plot is either 
pretty flimsy or the details are not well managed. 
If Clarice Vaughn had really wished to deceive 
Harland, would she have so quickly "slipped her 
arm confidingly through his"? Would she have 
blown cigarette smoke into his face, or suggested 
a moonlight stroll when no moon was shining? At 
all events, the density of John Harland, "star half- 
back and all round athlete," doesn't argue forcibly 
for the intellectual quickening of athletic training. 

In general the undergraduate story-teller may 
wisely confine his plots to life that he knows inti- 
mately ; but the "Doom of the Antilles," though a 
romantic story of daring adventure on the Pacific, 
has a plot that seems plausible. The language, too, 
however it might seem to an old tar, to a land- 
lubber appears teclmically correct. There is at least 
no "coiling of the keelson" or "reefing of the 
weather hatch." Indeed, though here and there 
appears an awkward sentence, in many places the 
phrasing is noticeably apt. There is a goodly num- 
ber of sentences worded as well as this : "The gale 
whipped the crests from the waves, carrying the 
spray to the trucks." The story also ends at the 
right time. 

John Ruskin. as Mr. Frederic Harrison has so 
well shown, was a consummate master of English 
prose ; and he was more. He not only wrote down 
beautiful thoughts; he sought to build up a beauti- 
ful world. It is this concrete application of his the- 
ory, this carrying of his message, exquisitely 
expressed though it was. into the street, that the 
writer of "Ruskin's Practical Realism" emphasizes 
in his short essay. There is not much new thought 



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expressed in the essay and such a phrase as "the 
liberal donator to certain institutions that seemed 
imbued with his ideal of econornic reform." is too 
indefinite to be enlightening, but in general the 
essay is graceful and sympathetic. Readers who 
recall that Ruskin repudiated all modern science, 
modern machinery, and modern politics, are likely 
to take exception to the statements that his realism 
never permitted him to be blind or flighty and 
that he never indulged in one-sided speculation. 

So full of apt allusions and interesting comments 
is "The Impressions of Marblehead," that readers 
will forget they are perusing description, a kind of 
prose they have generally set down as dry. If we 
close our ears to the unhappy repetition of "old," 
the following bit, the best to be found in the whole 
Quill, at least suggests the touch of a Stevenson. 
"But I fancy these old inhabitants are in much the 
same plight as a wizzened old man I saw sunning 
himself on his door step. I was seeking the old 
cemetery. 'Will you show me the way to the old 
graveyard ?' said I. 'I will,' he answered, a bit 
sourly, 'for I'm fast on the way there myself.' " 

Every undergraduate should read "Silhouettes," 
for the first two paragraphs express gracefully and 
succinctly what the Quill should mean to a Bowdoin 
student. If in the next eight numbers the Quill 
approaches the editors' ideals as there made plain, 
or if indeed it maintains the standard set by the 
January number. Volume XII will measure up to 
the excellence of the eleven volumes that have pre- 
ceded it. 

W. B. M. 



OUR NEXT COLLEGE PREACHER 

During the past semester Bowdoin students have 
had remarkable opportunities to listen to some of 
the finest speakers of American colleges. These 
men have all had messages important to college 
men and the student who missed hearing their talks 
has lost an opportunity of learning some truths as 
expressed by the best preachers of the country. 

The list of College Preachers for this semester 
is headed by the name of Henry van Dyke, D.D., 
of Princeton University, one of the most popular 
speakers and writers of the United States. Dr. 
van Dyke was for many years pastor of the Brick 
Presbyterian Church of New York, from which 
place he was called to Princeton to become Murray 
Professor of English Literature. He is, himself, 
a noted author and was the friend and admirer of 
Tennyson. His two books of fishing stories, "Little 
Rivers" and "Fisherman's Luck," are probably his 
most widely read books, although his story of "The 
Otlier Wise Man" is about as well known. Dr. 
van Dyke's stories are beautiful and full of life and 
he will no doubt give talks which will be worth 
listening to, and have a message which will be of 
especial interest to Bowdoin students. He will 
speak in the morning at the Church on the Hill 
and in the afternoon at the College Chapel. It is 
hardly necessary to remark that every Bowdoin 
man will certainly avail himself of this rare oppor- 
tunity to hear Mr. van Dyke. 



SECOND JUNIOR ASSEMBLY 

The second and last Junior Assembly takes 
place tonight at 8 o'clock. The patronesses are 
to be Mrs- Hyde, Mrs. Henry Johnson, Mrs. 
Hastings and Mrs. Woodruff. The commit- 
tee in charge of the dance consists of Heath, 
Brewster, Rich, Burton and Brown. As the 
dance comes on St. Valentine's day there will 
be a dance appropriate for the occasion. It 
is hoped that there will be a good number of 
students present. The music will be fur- 
nished by Kendrie's Orchestra. Given, of 
Brunswick, will be the caterer. 



COLLEGE TEA 

The second college tea takes place this after- 
noon from four to six o'clock in the Alumni 
Room, Hubbard Hall. It will be for the 
students, their friends and the people of 
Brunswick. All students are cordially invited 
to attend. The committee in charge of the 
tea consists of: Miss Chapman, chairman, 
Mrs. Woodruff, Mrs. Hutchins, Mrs- Mitchell, 
and Mrs. Brown. 



RALLY COMMITTEE 

C. E. Files, 1908, has appointed the following 
Rally Committee: Walter D. Lee, Nathan S. Wes- 
ton, William R. Crowley, Francis P. Wight, Joseph 
M. Boyce, Floyd T. Smith, Harry H. Hayes, Harry 
W. Purington, and Arthur H. Ham. The committee 
will hold its first meeting at the Zeta _Psi House, 
next Monday evening. The Rally will be held 
about the middle of April. 



B. A. A. MEET 

Tufts Wins the Relay Race 

For the third consecutive year, Tufts won the 
relay race from Bowdoin in the annual Indoor 
Meet held by the Boston Athletic Association, 
February I. Tufts drew the pole, thus gaining an 
advantage. Atwood was unable to pass his man at 
the corners, but finished even with him. Both 
Deming and Ballard lost a little and Colbath was 
not able to make it up. Each man did his best. 
Tufts had a good, fast team. None of the men 
entered in the other events secured points. Morrill 
did not get placed in the shot. Edwards in the high 
jump did S ft. syi inches, which, with his handicap, 
made him among the first few. Simmons and Stone 
in the quarter each got third place in their heats, 
but only first and second men qualified for the 
finals. 



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Collcoe Botes 



The Press Club recently sat for its picture. 

The Telegram published the picture of the foot- 
ball team, Sunday. 

Several of the students were entertained at dinner 
at the New Iven House on Tuesday evening. 

Dramatic Club trips are to be postponed until after 
the Musical Clubs are over. 

Brunswick High plays Westbrook Saturday night 
in Brunswick. The game will be followed by a 
dance. 

Prof. Hastings granted adjourns in Surveying 
and Mechanical Drawing, Tuesday, on account of 
illness. 

The Art Building has been closed the past week, 
the floors being subjected to a double coat of 
varnish. 

Abstracts from President Hyde's address of Sun- 
day afternoon appeared in nearly all newspapers 
Monday. 

The Brunswick High School basket ball team 
defeated Cony High School in Brunswick, Saturday 
evening, by a score of 19-18. 

Many students attended the show in Portland, 
Monday night, and many more saw the "Dairy- 
maids" in Lewiston, Tuesday. 

Bowdoin calendars are now on sale for half price 
— fifty cents — at the College Book Shop, at Chand- 
ler's or at No. 7 South Winthrop. 

Townsend, '10, has been appointed Bowdoin 
Associate Editor for the Intercollegiate. The posi- 
tion was formerly held by Duddy, '07. 

The members of the Maine Branch of the New 
England Classical Association were the guests of 
the College at a dinner at the Hotel Eagle, Friday 
evening. 

Swathmore College, which was offered $1,000,000 
on condition of giving up all inter-collegiate athletics, 
is contemplating changing its character and becom- 
ing a girls' college. 

The current issue of Smith's Magasine contains 
an article on the work of Abbott Henderson 
Thayer, also a reproduction of the mural decoration 
entitled "Florence," in the Walker Art Building. 

The Bugle Board held a meeting with Editor Bur- 
ton at the Delta Kappa Epsilon House on Monday 
evening. The material for the annual is well under 
way. Proofs of the cuts from the photographs and 
drawings have arrived and the prospects of an 
early Bugle seem bright. 

For the first time, the long-distance squad, on 
iMonday afternoon, took a short run. Colbath, '10, 
led the squad. There was a good-sized bunch out : 
Allen, '11; Kimball, '10; Robbins, '11; Slocum, '10; 
Grace, '10; Ready, '10; Robinson, '11; Brown, '10; 
Smith, '09, and Morss, '10. 

Professor Sills has been elected president of the 
Maine Branch of the New England Classical Asso- 
ciation for the ensuing year. Professor Allen 
Johnson is on the committee on recommendations 
in regard to the teaching of Greek and Roman His- 
tory in secondary schools. 



Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain, '52, will speak in 
the Christian Association Rooms, Thursday even- 
ing, March 5. Gen. Chamberlain was president of 
the college from 1871-83, and is too well known to 
require any introduction to Bowdoin men. Every- 
body should try to hear him. 

The following statement, taken from the second 
annual report of the president and treasurer of the 
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of 
Learnmg will interest Bowdoin men: "With 
Princeton and Bowdoin, Dickinson is the only other" 
American college possessing the distinction of hav- 
mg graduated in arts both a President of the United 
States and a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court." 

"ICing Pepper," the farcical opera to be presented 
by the Kennebec Yacht Club, at the Columbia 
Theatre, Bath, Feb. 13 and 14, was once a Bowdoin 
production, and 65 students took this excuse for 
"song and dance" to Augusta and sold out that 
house in two hours. It was an all-men production 
and a grand one. "Cy" Denning was the Queen 
and weighed 220 lbs. Burns, who directed the Bow- 
doin production, is in charge of the Bath presenta- 
tion. 

Beatrice Herford comes to Brunswick. Perhaps 
no one is more enthusiastically received by the pub- 
lic now-a-days than Beatrice Herford in her original 
monologues. One has only to read the Boston 
papers to learn of her popularity. The large price 
she commands seemed at one time to make her 
coming here under the auspices of the Saturday 
Club impossible, but arrangements have been made 
and she will give these impersonations in Town Hall 
at eight o'clock Friday, the 21st. No one who 
enjoys the keen humour of his own and his neigh- 
bor's frailties and foibles will fail to attend this 
entertainment. 

To Bowdoin students as a whole and to those 
who think the Qiiill entirely unworthy of their sup- 
port, the following clipping from a magazine of 
one of the larger Western universities may be of 
interest.^ "From the quantity of printed matter we 
cannot judge as to the quality of a magazine, as is 
proved by a review of the Bozvdoin Quill. Although 
it is one of the smallest of our exchanges, we 
class it among the very best. Very rarely, indeed, 
if ever, have we found in it a poor article. Unlike 
many of the larger magazines, it does not occasion- 
ally have to sacrifice quality for quantity. In the 
November number we found several excellent 
essays, the most interesting of which to us was 
the one entitled 'The Usefulness of the Useless.' 
This number contains no fiction at all but the poetry 
is of an unusually high order." 



PHI CHI INITIATION 

The annual initiation of new members into the 
Phi Chi fraternity of the Medical School took 
place January 31 in Brunswick. 

The third and fourth year men from Portland 
were present at the occasion but no alumni attended. 
The following is the list of initiates : 

Elmer H. Jackson, Jefferson, Me. ; Malford Wil- 
cox Thewlis, Wakefield, R. I. ; Cornelius J. Taylor, 
Bangor, Me. ; Harry Hallock Lente, So. Thomaston, 
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K. Baldwin, West Paris, Me.; Charles D. Weeks, 
Bath, Me. ; Gustaf F. R. Wollin, Worcester, Mass. 

No banquet was held at that time but it was post- 
poned to about the first of April on account of the 
illness of Dr. Nichols of Boston, who will give an 
address at that time. 



Hlumni IRotes 



CLASS OF 1847 
The golden wedding of Rev. and Mrs- 
Edwin Leonard was celebrated Feb. ist, 1908, 
by a reception at their home, 642 Franklin 
Street, Melrose Highlands, Mass. 

CLASS OF 1859. 
Charles Henry Howard, son of Rowland 
Bailey and Eliza (Otis) Howard, was born 28 
Aug., 1838, at Leeds, Me. He was prepared 
for college at the academies at Kent's Hill, 
Yarmouth, and Topsham. After graduation 
he studied theology at Bangor Seminary, but 
entered the army at the outbreak of the Civil 
War as a private in his brother's regiment, the 
Third Maine Volunteers. During his six 
years of service he was promoted through the 
intervening grades to the rank of brevet brig- 
adier general; took part in sixty-eight battles 
and engagements, among them. Fair Oaks, 
Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Chattanooga and 
Atlanta, in the first two of which he was 
wounded; participated in Sherman's march to 
the sea; and later had charge of a camp of 
instruction formed of several regiments of 
colored troops. After the war he was for 
two years an assistant commissioner for the 
Freedman's Bureau. Lr 1868 he declined a 
captaincy in the regular army and gave up his 
position to become secretary of the American 
Missionary Association for the West and 
Southwest, having his headquarters at Chi- 
cago. He resigned this office four years later 
and assumed the editorship of The Advance in 
which he held a controlling interest. Com- 
pelled by ill health in 1881 to give up literary 
work, he was for three years inspector of 
Indian x\gencies under Presidents Garfield and 
Arthur. In 1885 he became the chief owner 



and managing editor of the Farvi, Field and 
Stockman, afterwards the Farm, Field, and 
Fireside, with which he was connected till his 
death. This occurred at his home at Glencoe, 
111., 2y Jan., 1908. 

MEDICAL CLASS OF 1871 

Dr. Augustus N. French of Norway, Me., 
died suddenly of heart disease January 30, 
1908. He had lived for a quarter of a cen- 
tury at Norway, where he had a large prac- 
tice. 

CLASS OF 1873 

A bronze medal was recently presented to 
Dr. Dudley A. Sargent, director of the Hem- 
enway Gymnasium at Harvard University. 
The medallion, designed by Dr. R. Tait 
McKenzie, has above the face of Dr. Sargent 
the words, "Dudley Allen Sargent, Pioneer in 
Physical Education, 1907," while on the 
reverse is a row of five Harvard seals below 
the word : "A Recognition of His Friends and 
Students." 

A plaster model of the medallion and a 
bound volume containing the autographs of 
the contributors to the Sargent Medallion 
fund were presented to Dr. Sargent at the 
twenty-fifth commencement of the Sargent 
Normal School of Physical Training- 

The Sargent Medallion committee is having 
struck a limited number of copies of the medals. 
They are to be presented to President Roose- 
velt, Secretary of War Taft, Maj.-Gen. Bell, 
Gov. Guild, and Booker T. Washington, all of 
whom were students under Dr. Sargent. 

Dr. Sargent is a graduate of Bowdoin Col- 
lege, in the class of 1873, and afterwards 
became director of physical training here. 

CLASS OF 1874 

The Boston Herald of Feb. 2nd, 1908, gives 
an interesting account of the home missionary 
work in the Berkshire villages of Rev. C. J. 
Palmer, whose religious services last year 
number 215 and involved 8000 miles of travel 
to and from his home at Lanesboro. 



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CLASS OF 1886 
A valuable and comprehensive work entitled 
"Peat ; its origin, uses and distribution in Mich- 
igan," by Charles A. Davis, Ph.D., Curator of 
the Botanical Museum of the University of 
Michigan, has recently been published by the 
Geological Survey of that state. It represents 
several years of careful research and is likely 
to become the standard authority upon the 
subject, since conditions in several of the 
northern states are essentially the same as in 
Michigan. 

CLASS OF 1890 

The recently printed volume of the 13th 
session of the National Council of Congrega- 
tional Churches contains the address of Rev. 
Daniel Evans, D.D., entitled, "The Church as 
the Champion of Social Justice." 

Rev. Henry W. Webb has been pastor of 
the Congregational Church at Warren, Maine, 
since August, 1907, having returned to his 
native state after ten years of service in the 
West and South. 

CLASS OF 1896 
The engagement of Earle H- Lyford of Ber- 
lin, N. H., to Miss Cora S. Burleigh of Wal- 
tham, Mass., was recently announced. 

CLASS OF 1899 
Alton A. Hayden has been chief chemist of 
the Carrie Furnaces at Rankin, Penn., since 
November, 1906. These blast furnaces, seven 
in number, supply most of the hot metal for 
the Homestead Works of the Carnegie Steel 
Co., of which they are a part. Next fall Mr. 
Hayden contemplates beginning the study of 
law at the Western University of Pennsylva- 
nia. His present address is 7416 Washington 
Avenue, Swissvale, Penn. 

CLASS OF 1906 

Lewis H. Fox has resigned his position at 
the college library and accepted an engage- 
ment with Perkins and Company to take part 
in the vaudeville sketch entitled "Friendship," 
which will be presented in New York City 
during the next month- 



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VOL. XXXVII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, FEBRUARY 21, 1908 



NO. 2.5 



SECOND JUNIOR ASSEMBLY 

Friday evening in Memorial Hall occurred 
the second and last of the series of Junior 
Assemblies. The patronesses on this occasion 
were : Mrs. William DeWitt Hyde, Mrs. Hud- 
son B- Hastings, Mrs. Henry Johnson and 
Mrs. Frank E. Woodruff. The committee in 
charge consisted of Heath, Brewster, Rich, 
Burton and Brown. The hall was beautifully 
decorated with banners and flags and appro- 
priately ornamented with large and small red 
hearts. The affair was a brilliant one, over 
two hundred people being in attendance. 

Among the invited were: Miss Charlotte 
Lowell, Westbrook; Miss Dorothy Foss and 
Miss Elizabeth Bragg, Woodfords ; Miss Mary 
Dinsmore and Miss Helen Wagg, Lewiston; 
Miss Marion Harmon, Mrs. Robert Chapman, 
Miss Louise Malley, Miss Georgie Vales, Miss 
Helen Cressey, Miss Blanche Lennon, Miss 
Medora Haskell, Portland; Miss Virginia 
Woodbury, Miss Frances Little, Miss Louise 
• Weatherell, Miss Sue Winchell, Miss Sara 
Merriman, Miss Dorothy Johnson, Miss Lula 
Woodward, Miss Ethel Webb, Miss Belle 
Smith, Miss Emily Felt, Miss Bertha Stetson, 
Miss Beatrice Hacker, Miss Gertrude Chris- 
topher and Miss Sara Pennell, Brunswick ; 
Miss Mollie Palmer and Miss Madeline Clif- 
ford, Bath; Miss Mildred Richards, Miss Kate 
Richards, Lynn, Mass. ; Miss Marion Cobb, 
Miss Alice Webb and Miss Martha Simmons, 
Rockland; Miss Rhoda Ashworth, Waldo- 
boro ; Miss Blandie Sturtevant, Dixfield ; Miss 
Lynn Phillips, Rutherford, N. J. ; Miss Marion 
Heath, Miss Sara Merrill, and Miss Bertha 
Flint, Augusta; Miss Ruth Roberts, Fairfield; 
Miss Luona Sylvester, Bowdoinham; Miss 
Emilie Creighton, Thomaston; Mrs. Eunice 
Matthews, Kansas City; Miss Christine Ken- 
nison. Miss Maude Tower, Waterville; Miss 
Muriel, New York; Miss Annie Ross, Kenne- 
bunk. 

As the dancing stopped promptly at twelve, 
several impromptu dances were afterwards 
held in some of the fraternity halls, the most 
elaborate of which was given at the Zeta Psi 
House, where dinner was served after the 
dancing. 



PHI CHI DANCE 

This evening in Pythian Hall the annual 
Assembly of the Phi Chi Medical Fraternity 
will be given. The hall will be appropriately 
decorated by banners and flags. Given of 
Brunswick, will cater. The music will be fur- 
nished by Kendrie's orchestra. 

The patronesses will be Mrs. F. C. Robin- 
son, Mrs. F. N. Whittier, and Mrs. Mitchell 
of Brunswick. 

The committee in charge is composed of 
H. H. Bryant, E. D. Humphreys, and L. F. 
Hall of the second year; E. H. Jackson, H. 
H. Lente of the first year. The third and 
fourth year men in Portland will attend and 
a large crowd is expected to be present. 



THE QUILL 
A Lamentable Circumstance — New System 

The Quill is not the lamentable circum- 
stance. From the University of Virginia, 
from the University of Nebraska and from 
the University of California come commenda- 
tions which ought to make Bowdoin justly 
proud of her representative in the college lit- 
erary world. The lamentable circumstance 
is the student body of Bowdoin College who, 
by their lack of support, have forced the Quill 
to a point where it is a question of stand by 
it or the Quill ceases to exist. The Alumni 
of this college are working for its interests 
with a devotion comparable only to "The Old 
Guard-" Some of their spirit is needed right 
here amono- the undergraduates to back a 
college organization which, when they came 
to Bowdoin it was their duty as Bowdoin men, 
if they want to deserve the name, to stand by 
and foster, as they would an athletic team, 
or the fair name of the college itself. 

The Qtiill is now with its back to the wall. 
In spite of the general notion to the contrary 
among the so-called Bowdoin men, it takes 
money to run and print the. Quill. A new 
system has been inaugurated to secure that 
monev. The Quill is now put on a regular 
subscription basis. That is to say, the man- 
ager, Mr. Timberlake, has a subscription book, 



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and those of the undergraduates who desire 
to take the Oidll, will inscribe their names in 
that book. The Quill will then be sent them 
for one year. If enough men subscribe, the 
Quill will continue publication, but if enough 
men cannot be found with sufficient loyalty to 
Bowdoin and all that represents Bowdoin to 
give $i.oo to a distinct department in the 
Bowdoin undergraduate life, then the Quill 
will only be known in the future by traditions 
of its high standards and the universal appre- 
ciation with which it was viewed by its con- 
temporaries. So it is hoped that the men will 
not dodge Manager Timberlake, but will come 
to him and support a department, the discon- 
tinuation of which, would redound to the 
everlasting disgrace of the college for which 
they profess the profoundest regard. 



was awarded Phillip Hunter Timberlake of 
Lancaster, N. H., a member of the Class of 
1908. This scholarship consists in the income 
of certain real estate in trust in Brunswick, 
and enables the student to take a post gradu- 
ate course at any home or foreign institution 
he chooses. Mr. Timberlake is intending to 
study at Johns Hopkins next year. This is 
the third awarding of the Everett Scholar- 
ship. 



SCHOLARSHIPS 

Last Saturday the announcement was made 
that the Henry W. Longfellow Scholarship, 
the interest from ten thousand dollars, pre- 
sented the college by the three daughters of 
the poet. Miss Alice M. Longfellow, Mrs. 
Edith L. Dana, and Mrs. Annie L. Thorp, 
had been awarded Charles Wilbur Snow of 
the Class of 1907. The career of this man, 
the brilliancy of whose college course was a 
matter of constant commendation, seems 
unquestionably made. While in college he was 
chairman of the Quill board, winner of the 
Class of '68 Prize Speaking, Junior and Senior 
Class Poet, a member of the Ibis, and for two 
years a member of the College Debating Team 
which defeated Clark, Syracuse and Cornell 
Universities- He is now an instructor in Eng- 
lish, and Argumentation and Debating at New 
York University. His home was formerly in 
Sprucehead, Maine, where he lived before 
entering Bowdoin, through which he put him- 
self by the assistance of the college, and the 
remunerative work of supplying for some pul- 
pit, Sundays. The Longfellow Scholarship 
enables a student to pursue a course after 
graduation at any institution in this country, 
or abroad, if considered desirable, the work 
to be done in English or General Literature, 
the scholarship being for the general advance- 
ment of Belles Lettres by men from the Alma 
Mater of America's greatest poet. The best 
wishes of the college accompany Mr. Snow in 
his work. This is the first time that the Long- 
fellow scholarship has been awarded. 

The Charles Carroll Everett Scholarship 



MRS. MARY J. YOUNQ 

On Friday of last week occurred the death 
of Mrs. Mary J. Young, widow of Professor 
Stephen J. Young of the Class of 1859, who 
was a professor of Modern Languages, 
librarian and treasurer for over twenty years 
at Bowdoin College, besides being, in 1883-86, 
a member of the State Senate, dying on July 
16, 1895, at Brunswick. Mrs. Young was a 
woman of very sweet, unselfish disposition, 
and will be remembered with affection by her 
many friends of Portland, Brunswick and else- 
where. She is survived by two daughters, 
Mrs. Roland W. Mann, Mrs. George S. Stet- 
son, and three sons, all Bowdoin men, Ernest 
B. Young, Stephen E- Young and Arthur 
Young. Services were held in the Congrega- 
tional Church in Brunswick, Monday. 

The news of her death comes as a distinct 
blow to Bowdoin friends wherever located. 
In her death we have sustained a loss of which 
we are most keenly conscious. 



HENRY VAN DYKE 

On Sunday the college enjoyed the rare 
pleasure of listening to Rev- Henry Van Dyke, 
pastor of the Brick Church of New York, 
and Murray Professor of English at Prince- 
ton University. In the morning he preached 
a sermon in the College Church on the 
"Seventh Sense," which we are unable to pub- 
lish through lack of space. In the afternoon 
in the chapel his sermon on "Purpose" was 
briefly as follows : 

"Every man must have some lofty purpose 
underlying and guiding his life. The man 
who goes through college aimlessly will find 
himself at the end of his four years a little 
older but as dumb as ever. No man ever 
achieved anything without first having a pur- 
pose in his heart. The violin which hangs on 
the wall may get out of tune naturally, but 
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behind the deed. So it is with our lives. The 
purposes of great men may be traced to the 
influences acting upon them during their col- 
lege course. Luther and Wesley, two of the 
world's greatest reformers, are typical 
examples. The institutions of Christian asso- 
ciations and foreign missions began with a 
small organization of college boys. College 
is the formulative, impressionable, educational 
period. Rise up high enough to receive and 
possess a religious spirit loftier than yourself! 
As Emerson says : 'Hitch your wagon to a 
star,' attach your purpose to a faith ! Do not 
conceal this purpose. There are two kinds 
of hypocrisy to me in this world : That of the 
man who makes himself out better than he is, 
and that of the man who makes himself out 
worse than he is. Have an honest purpose ; 
don't be ashamed of it- But live up to it in 
detail. Christian religion has suffered from 
the preponderance of emphasis laid upon the 
petty distinctions, of form, manner, style, 
dress, and social etiquette ; things not of first 
importance in themselves, but subservient to 
greater good. These are only the 'filling' 
of life. They are the non-essentials of life, 
the visible and temporal. But college tradi- 
tions should not be overthrown by a man 
who enters college, for they are not usually 
vital to his welfare. The things that defile the 
heart, — drunkenness, gambling, evil associa- 
tions — must be refrained from or renounced. 
The true man will not, can not, dares not, 
toucla them !" 

In the evening, Mr. Van Dyke conducted a 
questionaire which was of equal interest. The 
attendance on all three occasions reflects great 
credit on the college. 



A PLAN FOR A LIGHT OVER THE LIBRARY DOOR 

From time to time the matter of having a 
light over the library door has