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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, APRIL 8, 1913 



NO. 1 



SOPHOMORES WIN MEET 

The 27th annual Exhibition and 18th annual 
Indoor Meet was held Tuesday evening, March 
25, in the Gen. Thomas Worcester Hyde Athletic 
Building. This, the first inter-class meet to be 
held in the new gym, seems to Bowdoin men to 
mark the beginning of a new epoch in Bowdoin 
track athletics, a new epoch in which the in- 
crease in enthusiasm and endeavor shall be in a 
greater degree proportional to the increase in fa- 
cilities which the new gym offers. 

The Sophomores won the meet with 39 points, 
the Seniors being second with 2° l A points, the 
Juniors third with 27% points, and the Freshmen 
fourth with 20 y 2 points. Haskell '13, captain of 
the Varsity, was the individual star of the meet, 
as he took first place in the 880 and 440 yard runs 
and second in the broad jump. 

The Bates Freshmen again defeated the Bow- 
doin Freshmen, though by a very small margin 
in a hard-fought race. 

Brunswick High was to run Lewiston High 
for the High School championship of the State, 
but Lewiston was unable to appear. A Bowdoin 
1915 four-man team raced Brunswick High and 
was defeated by the schoolboys. 

The long-suffering Senior drill squad "came 
back" and took first place in the exhibition drills. 
The Sophomores, owing to their nonchalant man- 
ner of marching and their original execution of 
the dumb-bell drill, easily took fourth place, 
while the Freshmen were second and the Juniors 
third. 

Perhaps the most interesting of the events 
were the relay races. The races between 1915 
and 1916 were especially exciting. The first race 
resulted in a tie and when they ran again the 
Sophomores won by only a few yards. The sum- 
mary of the meet is as follows: — 

POINT SUMMARY. 

Event. 1913 1914 1915 1916 

Class Drills 10 2 — 6 

Running Broad Jump 3 — 6 — 

Class Relay Races — I 5 3 

Putting 16-lb. Shot .1 — 5 3 

40- Yard Dash — 3 6 — 

880-Yard Run 5 3 1 — 

45- Yard High Hurdles 1 — 8 — 



45-Yard Low Hurdles 5 4 — — 

Running High Jump >4 S>4 — iVz 

Pole Vault — 1 8 — 

440-Yard Run 5 3 — 1 

One-Mile Run — 5 — 4 

Totals 3°% 27% 39 20>4 

SUMMARY OF EVENTS. 

Broad Jump — Won by Floyd '15. Distance 20 
ft., 5 in. ; second, Haskell '13, distance 20 ft., 3 
in.; third, Smith '15, distance 20 ft., 2J4 in. 

Putting 16-tb. Shot — Won by Faulkner '15, dis- 
tance 38 ft., 3 in.; second, Leadbetter '16, dis- 
tance 35 ft., G,y 2 in.; third, Parkhurst '13, distance 
33 ft., 9 in. 

Running High Jump — Won by Lew Brown '14, 
height 5 ft., 6 in.; second, Boardman '16, height 
5 ft., 4 in. ; tied for third place, Greene '13, Gar- 
land '14, Nickerson '16, Wood '16, height 5 ft., 
3 in. 

Pole Vault — Tied for first place, Smith '15 and 
McKenney '15, height 10 ft.; third, Merrill '14, 
height 9 ft., 9 in. 

TRACK EVENTS. 

40-Yard Dash — First Trial Heat: Won by 
Skolfield '13, Prescott '15, second. Time 44-5. 

Second Trial Heat — Won by Smith '15, Pratt 
'14, second. Time 4 4-5. 

Third Trial Heat — Won by Faulkner '15, 
Weatherill '14, second. Time 5 flat. 

Fourth Trial Heat — Won by Wyman '16, Rob- 
erts '13, second. Time 44-5. 

Semi-final Heats — First heat won by Smith 
'15; Prescott '15, second. Second heat won by 
Weatherill '15; Faulkner '15, second. Time 44-5. 

Final Heat — Won by Prescott '15; Weatherill 
'14, second; Smith '15, third. Time 44-5. 

880-Yard Run— Won by Haskell '13; Russell 
'14, second; McWilliams '15, third. Time 2 min., 
163-5 sec. 

45-YARD HIGH HURDLES. 

Trial Heats — First heat won by Smith '15; 
Jones '13, second. Time 6 3-5 sec. Second heat 
won by Floyd '15; A. Pratt '14, second. Time 7 
sec. flat. Third heat won by Fox '14; Roberts 
'15, second. Time 6 4-5. 

Semi-final Heat for Second Men — Won by 
Jones '13; Roberts '15, second. Time 64-5 sec. 



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Final Heat — Won by Floyd '15; Smith '15, 
second; Jones '13, third. Time 64-5 sec. 

45-YARD LOW HURDLES. 

Trial Heats — First heat won by Pratt '14; 
Floyd '15, second. Time 54-5 sec. Second heat, 
won by Fox '14; Roberts '15, second. Time 6 
sec. (Owing to disagreement of judges, Jones 
was declared qualified for final heat.) 

Final Heat — Won by Jones '13; Fox '14, sec- 
ond; Pratt '14, third. Time 6 sec. 

440-Yard Run — Won by Haskell '13; Russell 
'14, second; Ireland '16, third. Time 574-5 sec. 

Mile Run — Won by Tarbox '14; Marshall '16, 
second; Irving '16, third. 

RELAY RACES. 

1913 vs. 1915 — Won by 1915. Time I min., 
441-5 sec. 

1914 vs. 1916 — Won by 1916. Time I min., 
44 4-5 sec. 

Final Heats : 

1915 vs. 1916 — First race, dead heat; second 
race won by 1915 ; 1 min., 44 1-5 sec. 

1913 vs. 1914— Won by 1914. Time 1 min., 44 

(According to this, 1915 wins first place; 1916, 
second; and 1914, third.) 

Bowdoin '16 vs. Bates '16 — Won by Bates. 
Time 1 min., 49 2-5 sec. 

Bowdoin '15 vs. Brunswick High — Won by 
Brunswick. Time 1 min., 51 2-5 sec. 

CLASS DRILLS 

First place, 1913; second place, 1916; third, 
1914. 

MEMBERS OF SQUADS AND RELAY TEAMS. 

Class of 1913; (Fencing Drill) — John A. Slo- 
cum, leader; Charles A. Hatch, pianist; P. C. 
Buck, E. C. Burleigh, M. H. Busfield, J. C. Carr, 
W. F. Eberhardt, H. M. Howes, W. C. Lippin- 
cott, V. R. Leavitt, B. W. McNealley, J. E. Phi- 
loon, F. D. Wish, Jr. 

Class of 1914; (Broad Sword Drill) — Percy 
D. Mitchell, leader; Herbert M. Shea, pianist; 
H. M. Adams, H. A. Barton, S. W. Chase, H. C. 
Dixon, F. T. Garland, M. W. Hamblen, F. R. 
Loeffler, E. A. Nason, J. Schwey, E. S. Thomp- 
son, W. H. Cunliffe. 

Class of 1915; (Dumb-bell Drill)— Harold E. 
Verrill, leader; Francis P. McKenney, pianist; 
R. P. Coffin, L. F. Dow, G. P. Floyd, M. A. Hast- 
ings, G. A. Hall, Jr., A. W. Hyler, E. R. Elwell, 
A. H. MacCormick, S. A. Melcher, C. T. Perkins, 
C. B. Robinson. 

Class of 1916; (Indian Club Drill) — Herbert 
H. Foster, leader; Ora L. Evans, pianist; E. S. 
Boardman, F. E. Cruff, R. R. Drummond, C. A. 
Hall, G. W. Leadbetter, E. P. Lull, G. B. Moul- 
ton, N. H. Nickerson, P. K. Hiven, E. R. Strat- 
ton, T. H. Taber. 



CLASS RELAY TEAMS. 

1913— C B. Haskell, Jr., T. W. Daniels, R. K. 
Hagar, L. E. Jones, William J. Nixon, C. O. 
Page, G. L. Skolfield, Jr., H. B. Walker. 

1914 — P. R. Fox, F. E. Loeffler, E. O. Lacasce, 
A. L. Pratt, R. T. Weatherill, N. Tuttle, H. S. 
Hall, A. S. Merrill. 

1915— F. S. Roberts, G. P. Floyd, A. H. Mac- 
Cormick, G. A. McWilliams, D. M. Mannix, P. S. 
Smith, H. M. Prescott, E. A. Stone. 

1916— R. S Fuller, W. D. Ireland, E. P. Mar- 
shall, F. W. Powers, R. B. Soule, L. Webber, C. 
E. Wyman, Jr., G. W. Leadbetter. 

BOWDOIN 'l6 VS. BATES 'l6. 

Bowdoin '16— C. A. Hall, E. P. Garland, D. H. 
Sayward, R. B. Soule. 

Bates '16 — Boothby, Syrene, Boyd, Snow. 

BRUNSWICK HIGH VS. BOWDOIN '15. 

Brunswick High — Donnell, Nevens, Pierce, 
McPherson. 

Bowdoin '15 — Richardson, Mannix, Roberts, 
Coxe. 



THE INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATES 

Next Thursday evening, April 10, Bowdoin, 
Hamilton and Wesleyan will compete in the Tri- 
angular Debating League on the question : "Re- 
solved, That a Tariff for Revenue Only Would 
Materially Reduce the High Cost of Living." 
Hamilton takes the place of New York Univer- 
sity in the league. In Memorial Hall Bowdoin 
will support the affirmative side of the question 
against Hamilton, while at Middletown, Conn., 
the other Bowdoin team has the negative side 
against Wesleyan. At the same time at Clinton, 
N. Y., Hamilton and Wesleyan will debate, Ham- 
ilton having the affirmative. In the debate at 
Brunswick, the Bowdoin speakers will be Lau- 
rence A. Crosby '13, Alfred H. Sweet '13, and 
Paul H. Douglas '13. The Hamilton speakers 
will be Roy A. Porter '13, Hamilton C. Gris- 
wold ' 13, and Donald E. Stone ' 13, with William 
H. S. Cole '14 as alternate. Two of the judges 
at this debate will be Hon. Frederick W. Plaisted 
of Augusta and Hon. Nathan Clifford of Port- 
land. 

In the debate against Wesleyan the Bowdoin 
speakers will be Fred D. Wish, Jr., '13, James 
A. Norton '13, and Elwyn C. Gage '14, with 
George H. Talbot '15 as alternate. This team 
will leave Brunswick Wednesday morning for 
Middletown. 

The Bowdoin teams have been holding a series 
of trial debates against each other during vaca- 
tion and their supporters feel confident that they 
will make a good showing in the debates. Three 



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of the speakers, Douglas, Wish and Gage, have 
had previous experience in the Intercollegiate 
debates. 



McCANN TO COACH FOOTBALL 

Announcement was made during vacation of 
the choice for next year's football coach, Thomas 
A. McCann of Bangor. 

McCann was a star member of the Bangor 




High School team sixteen years ago and was 
known as one of the best high school players of 
the State. Instead of continuing his scholastic 
education he began professional coaching and 
since 1901 has been the well-known and formid- 
able coach of Bangor High School. His teams 
have been known for their fast, aggressive play- 
ing and excellent team work. As a coach Mr. 
McCann has demonstrated his ability to make as 
well as develop players and can be counted on to 
produce a fast team at Bowdoin. 

The Athletic Council and football committee 
made their choice after two months' investiga- 
tion and consideration of the available coaching 
material in the country, and after personal inter- 
views with many of the most likely aspirants for 
the position. It was their opinion that in consid- 
eration of the conditions necessary for a coach 
here, the material, etc., McCann is the best man 



to have charge of the squad. He has made foot- 
ball a profession ever since he commenced coach- 
ing and ntjt only is familiar with the various for- 
mations and styles of play in use by the most 
prominent colleges, but has an inventive genius 
for meeting old situations by new methods. Al- 
though a backfield man himself, he has been not- 
able for his proficiency in coaching line men. 
He has an attractive personality and is bound to 
be popular with the student body. For years he 
has followed the fortunes of the Maine State 
teams and is an enthusiastic Bowdoin man al- 
ready by adoption if not by graduation. 

With prospects very bright for one of the best 
squads in years, excellent facilities and a coach 
who has proved his ability to develop winning 
teams, the outlook for the football season of 1913 
is very good. 



WE'LL SEE YOU THERE! 

Friday evening, April 11, Old Winter makes 
his last bow and dainty Mile. Spring (equipped 
with snowshoes) receives the official "glad 
hand." For that is the night of the Big Spring 
Rally, when Bowdoin men meet to shake off that 
coma which comes from vacation with the Musi- 
cal Clubs on The Great White Way or down on 
the farm with the spring crop of cord-wood. It 
will probably rain, but everybody will be there 
just the same to get his share of the "pep" which, 
instilled into track men, baseball men, tennis men, 
and Bowdoin men in general, is going to make a 
championship team of some sort for Bowdoin 
this spring. Memorial Hall will be filled with 
noise, smoke, enthusiasm, and — apple-cores. With 
regard to the souvenirs, the committee in charge 
refuses to describe them further than "the best 
ever," but this is the only way in which they re- 
semble those of previous years. There will be 
speeches by President Hyde, Col. E. C. Plummer 
'81, Emery O. Beane '04, Donald F. Snow '03, 
Coach Tom McCann of the football team, Coach 
Coogan of the baseball team, Capt. Link Skol- 
field of the baseball team and Capt. Charlie Has- 
kell of the track team. Besides these speakers, 
there will be other entertainment, the nature of 
which has not yet been announced. Whether we 
are to be regaled with Pratt's Stock Food or Ced 
Crowell's celebrated collection of cerious and 
cilly colloquies, or whether the musical clubs will 
give us the Cabaret Scene with New York varia- 
tions is not known, but something will happen. 
Refreshments will appear and disappear. There 
will be cheers, organized and otherwise. In fact, 
if you want to get going with a rush that will 
carry you through the spring, be at Memorial 
Hall at 7.30 Friday evening. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

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in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, Editor-in-Chief 

Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, Managing Editor 

Richard E. Simpson, 1914, Alumni Editor 

DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 
John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

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Vol. XLIII. 



APRIL 8, 1913 No. 1 



The New Orient 

With a publication so firmly established as the 
Orient the change from the old Board to the 
new passes almost unnoticed among its readers. 
It is, however, with a sense of increased respon- 
sibility that the editors of the new volume begin 
their task. It is not that we believe we perceive 
grievous wrongs existing in our midst and must 
take up the cudgels against them with all the en- 
thusiasm of militant journalism. The college 
community is alive to its problems and in facing 
them with a fairness and earnestness that has 
never before been equalled. Tasks there are, 
left for us to finish, but we look forward to them 
with the confidence which understanding and 
comradeship can give. 

The single policy of the editorial department, 
then, will not be to preach at or to criticise but 
to serve the college community. We will always 
welcome advice, suggestions and communica- 
tions and regard them as evidences of healthy 
cooperation in advancing the common purposes 
of Bowdoin life. 



The Bowdoin Publishing Co. completes its first 
year in a very prosperous condition and with a 
bright financial outlook. The retiring manager 
deserves great credit for organizing the company 
on a sound and permanent basis. This is the 
first bouquet of the season. 



What Postponement Means 

The matter of deferring the initiation of Fresh- 
men until the end of the first semester, proposed 
to the fraternities by the Student Council, has re- 
ceived much favorable comment and seems very 
likely to be adopted. Just what this change 
means should be understood by the student body 
before making the move. If postponement of 
initiations means prolonging the period of pre- 
initiation "stunts," there is a logical objection 
to it. If it means the extension of the rushing 
period over a whole semester, there is further 
cause for objection. If it means the abolition of 
the general initiation night, it will do away with 
one of Bowdoin' s best customs. 

But as planned by the Council, no such radical 
changes will be brought about. Pledging, as 
now, by the force of competition will be concen- 
trated within the first weeks of college. The 
pledged Freshmen will live in the fraternity 
nouses and enjoy the benefits of advice and com- 
radeship so valuable during their first year. The 
general initiation night will be continued on a 
date suitable to all concerned. The postpone- 
ment will merely result in keeping from fraternity 
membership those few men whose short college 
career does not qualify them for such member- 
ship and will place the Freshmen on trial for a 
semester. The move, it would seem, is not rad- 
ical. It will not disturb our present satisfactory 
fraternity system. If it does not prove a suc- 
cess, the old date can be resumed with little in- 
convenience. Let us give it a trial. 



Spring Is Here 

As we return from our vacation to enter on the 
last term of the college year we emerge, as it 
were, from our period of hibernation. Smiling 
skies, cheery winds and brightening foliage call 
us from the desk of study to long afternoons of 
healthy recreation. Ours is not to call to mind 
at this time neglected theses and unprepared rec- 
itations, but to urge each and every man to make 
the most of this fresh air period. Let everyone 
get out of doors into some activity — baseball, 
track or tennis — it will be worth while. Let the 
spirit of the season bring not the winter laziness 
in the aggravated form of spring fever, but rather 
a new zeal to do the thing we have before us a 



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little better than seems necessary. Let the polar 
bear be led forth from winter quarters in all his 
glory bound to conquer all before him, whether 
it be the intercollegiate debates on Thursday, the 
Spring Rally on Friday, or a baseball champion- 
ship in June. 



BASEBALL MEN OUTDOORS 

With the first game of the season only two 
weeks away, a squad of 18 men reported to Coach 
Coogan for the first outdoor baseball work last 
Thursday. Owing to bad weather, the practise 
since then has been held in the Athletic Building, 
but it has been none the less thorough. Most of 
the men show the effect of their winter practise 
in the absence of early-season lameness, and un- 
der the new coach the squad is showing very en- 
couraging form. Coach Coogan has already con- 
vinced the men of his intimate knowledge of the 
game and his quick understanding of the material 
with which he is working. Although Bowdoin 
lost a veteran battery last June, yet with seven 
veterans and a number of promising recruits, we 
may well trust to the coach for the solving of the 
battery problem. The men who reported for 
early practise are: Catchers, E. Tuttle '13, Wig- 
gin '13, Stuart '16, Lacasce '14, Badger '14; 
pitchers, Stetson '15, Dodge '13, Rawson '16, 
Knight '16, Fraser '16; infielders, Eaton '15, 
Weatherill '14, Daniels '13, Min'ott '15, Tilton 
'13; outfielders, Coombs '14, N. Tuttle '14, and 
Capt. Skolfield '13. McElwee '16, an infielder, 
Russell '14, a veteran outfielder, and others are 
expected to report when College opens. The 
competition for infield positions bids fair to be 
unusually exciting this year. 

The schedule for the season is as follows : 

April 17. — Rhode Island State at Kingston. 

April 18. — Wesleyan at Middletown. 

April 19. — Trinity at Hartford. 

April 22. — Harvard at Cambridge. 

April 26. — Maine Centrals at Portland. 

April 29. — Tufts at Medford. 

April 30. — Andover at Andover. 

May 3. — Colby at Waterville. 

May 7. — Maine at Brunswick. 

May 10. — Maine at Orono. 

May 14. — Colby at Brunswick. 

May 24. — Tufts at Portland. 

May 30. — Bates at Lewiston. 

June 6. — -Bates at Brunswick. 



PSI UPSILON DANCE 

Psi Upsilon entertained at an informal dance 
in the Chapter House on Maine Street Wednes- 
day night, March 26. The music was by 



Strange's orchestra of Portland. The patron- 
ess of the evening was Mrs. S. H. Boardman of 
Guilford. 

Among the guests were the Misses Gladys 
Umberhine and Helen Mitchell of Brunswick, 
Priscilla Kimball, Corinne Jackson and Ethel 
Cochran of Bath, Janet Peters, Grata Payson, 
Cornelia Danforth, and Sylvia Freeman of Port- 
land, Margaret Seavey and Lucy Jacobs of 
Thomaston, Florence Norris of Auburn, Eliza- 
beth Scouler of Quincy, Margaret Howard of 
Whitman, Mass., Reeta Plant of Gardiner, Mir- 
iam Metzger of Johnson City, Tenn., and Eleanor 
Boardman of Guilford. 

The committee in charge was: Pratt '13, Wil- 
son '14, Eaton '15, Head '16. 



DELTA UPSILON DANCE 

The Bowdoin Chapter of Delta Upsilon enter- 
tained Thursday evening, March 27, with a dance 
at the fraternity house. Stetson's Orchestra of 
Brunswick furnished music for an order of eigh- 
teen dances. 

Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham of Brunswick, Mrs. B. R. 
Knowlton of Farmington, and Mrs. H. W. Allen 
of Brunswick were the patronesses. The com- 
mittee of arrangements consisted of Walker '13,. 
Trottier '14 and Knowlton '15. 

The following young ladies were present : 
Misses Helen Smith and Melba Ramsdell of 
Portland, Misses Clare Ridley, Gertrude Sadler,. 
Mary Elliott, Ida Smith, Lorette Lapointe, Alex- 
ina Lapointe, Helen Mitchell, Helen Fisk and 
Helene Blackwell of Brunswick, Misses Louise 
Haggett, Eleanor Bradlee of Bath, Miss Miriam 
Brackett of Phillips, Miss Marion Kendall of 
Biddeford and Miss Mildred Johnson of Ever- 
ett, Mass. 



MUSICAL CLUBS TRAVEL 

The Bowdoin Musical Clubs completed their 
season by the annual Massachusetts trip, adding 
this year a trip to New York City, where there 
was a performance at Delmonico's. The clubs, 
33 men strong, left Brunswick Thursday, March 
27, and the same night gave a concert, at Ports- 
mouth, N. H. The following night there was a 
concert at Reading, Mass., and Saturday night 
at Boston. Sunday was a day of rest and Mon- 
day night's concert in New York completed the 
schedule. The New York Bowdoin Alumni As- 
sociation and the State of Maine Society of New 
York combined to make the affair a success. 

The men who made the trip are: Glee Club, 
first tenor, Page '13, Twombly '13, Shea '14, Wil- 
son '14, Trottier '15, Card '15; first bass, Crowell 



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'13, Greene '13, Smith '13, Ramsay '15; second 
tenor, McKenney '15, West '15, Woodman '16; 
second bass, Eaton '14, Leavitt '13, Monroe '14, 
Merrill '16; accompanist, Hatch '14; Mando- 
lin Club, first mandolin, Savage '13, Holt '14, 
Thompson '14, Barton '14, Demmons '15, Hall 
'15; second mandolin, Nason '14, Gilbert '13, 
Dunphy '13, Farrar '14, Little '16; mandola, Co- 
nant '13, McCargo '14; mandocello, Saunders 
'14; guitar, Crosby '13. 



CIuo anO Council Meetings 

The Student Council held a meeting at the 
Delta Kappa Epsilon House, March 26. Plans 
for the Spring Rally, April 11, were discussed 
and a souvenir was selected. A committee ap- 
pointed for the purpose reported a revised state- 
ment of fraternities in the Y. M. C. A. Handbook 
which was adopted by the Council. 

"It was moved and voted unanimously that the 
Council accept the statement of the U. Q. Club 
that it is merely a social club for Freshmen but 
that it deprecates any recognition of it as a col- 
lege honorary society." Other minor matters 
were discussed but no action was taken. 

The Government Club will reorganize this 
week at a meeting to be announced on the bul- 
letin board. All men in college interested in such 
an organization are invited to attend this first 
meeting. 



Dn t&e Campus 

President Hyde is to take charge of the Eng- 
lish X class in the next division of their course. 
The Essay will be studied. 

There has been but one candidate reported for 
manager of the Bowdoin Publishing Co. as yet. 
This is a good opportunity for some Freshman 
to get into a profitable activity. 

The Freshman caps are to appear again on the 
■campus. 

Bacon '15 is sick with appendicitis and will be 
unable to take part in the intercollegiate debates. 

Dresser '09 and Harris '09 were on the campus 
last week. 

Ed Fuller '13 has been taking the brown-tail 
moths off the campus during the holidays. 

All those desiring copies from the last volume 
of the Orient may obtain them free of charge 
from Walker '13. 

Space forbids the printing of the roster of the 
Hang-over Club, which has been larger and more 
flourishing than ever this vacation. 

Merrill '14 and Leigh '14 left Friday for Bos- 
ton to attend the Eastern Presidents' Conference 



of Student Y. M. C. A.'s, which was held at Har- 
vard this year. 

All candidates for assistant manager of base- 
ball should hand their names to Callahan at the 
Beta House. The following Freshmen are al- 
ready out, having reported for early work during 
vacation: Fuller, Dunn, Hawes, Haggett and 
Fortin. 

About 30 members of the Bowdoin Chapter of 
Zeta Psi attended the convention held last week 
in Boston with the New England Association. 
Saturday evening a banquet was held at the Cop- 
ley-Plaza. The delegates to the convention were 
Crowell '13, Kennedy '13 and Stone '15. 

The famous tonsorial artist, "Jud," has offered 
three of the most beautiful shaving mugs ever 
seen in Brunswick to be competed for by the 
baseball men this spring. One will be given to 
the man who makes the highest batting aver- 
age; one will be given to the man who reaches 
first the greatest number of times ; and one will 
be given to the man making the most home runs. 
These mugs will be exhibited soon by the side of 
the Peary sledge in the library. 

The Y. M. C. A. is planning to give another 
Bowdoin Night in the near future. It is hoped 
that Donald B. McMillan '98 can be secured as 
the principal speaker. 

Under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A., the 
Brunswick Boys' Association will probably give 
a public exhibition later in the spring. 

The Dean's office is always glad to cooperate 
in sending out material regarding Bowdoin Col- 
lege — such as the Catalogue, descriptive pam- 
phlet, or the new Self-Help Bulletin — to any 
men who may be interested in the College. The 
Acting Dean will also be glad to send a personal 
letter to any man whose name is left at the office, 
in case such a personal letter is desired. 

€&e flOtfjer Colleges 

The Faculty of Hamilton College has under 
consideration an exemption system. It is pro- 
posed to exempt from the final examinations 
those students who maintain a grade of eighty in 
all their studies. 

The Good Government Club of Williams Col- 
lege took charge of collecting the relief fund for 
the flood sufferers and raised over $100. 

The non-fraternity students at the University 
of Washington have recently organized a club 
for social purposes. 

The University of New York is going to be the 
first college in the country to attempt to have a 
football team without a captain. The new plan 
will go into effect next year and the coach will 
have full control. 



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Resolutions 

PROFESSOR HENRY LELAND CHAPMAN 
Died Feb. 24, 1913. 



For forty-four years Professor Chapman 
served the college that he loved. The graduates 
of almost half a century had personal knowledge 
of his devotion to his Alma Mater, of his power 
as a teacher of young men, of his brilliancy in 
his chosen line, and his loyalty to his friends. 

To most of us of the New York Alumni Asso- 
ciation the news of his death came with the 
shock of deep personal loss, for long ago we 
learned first to admire, then to love him. 

His name will be placed in our memories high 
•even among the world names that have made 
Howdoin famous, and deeply graven in our 
"hearts among the names of those we love. 

HORACE E. HENDERSON, 

President. 
JOSIAH B. ROBERTS, 

Secretary. 
New York City, March 20, 1913. 



Hall of the Kappa of Psi Upsilon, 

19 March 1913. 
It is with the most profound regret that the 
Kappa Chapter of Psi Upsilon is called upon to 
record the untimely death on the eleventh of 
March of a devoted alumnus, Charles Selwyn 
Rich, of the Class of 1892. 

Although he resided in California he was most 
loyal to his native city and State ; the college and 
the fraternity. 

Because of poor health he had been compelled 
to relinquish his chosen work in the ministry. But 
despite the realization that he was fast failing, 
liis constant cheerfulness was an example of the 
liighest courage and is an inspiring heritage. 
Realizing our loss, we have therefore, 

Resolved, That we express our deep sorrow at 
"his death, and extend our sincere sympathy to 
his wife and children and those bound closer to 
him by ties of family and friendship. 
LORING PRATT, 
E. R. PAYSON, JR., 
A. KEITH EATON, 

For the Chapter. 



HALL OF THETA CHAPTER OF DELTA KAPPA EPSILON. 

March 22. 1913. 
The Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon 
liears with regret of the death of one of its alum- 
ni, Edgar Foster Davis, of the Class of 1871, who 
-died very suddenly on February 23 at his home in 



East Machias. Formerly a Congregational and 
Episcopal minister, Brother Davis had devoted 
Ins time for several years to writing. He was 
for several years a professor in Pennsylvania 
State College. The Chapter extends its sincere 
sympathy to his wife and children and to his 
many friends. 

William Fletcher Twombly, 
Alfred Everett Gray, 
Joseph Cony MacDonald, 

For the Chapter. 



alumni Department 

'60.— The oldest in point of class of the several 
Bowdoin alumni who have died in the last few 
days, is Philip Henry Stubbs, a man prominent in 
Maine legal and legislative affairs. 

Philip Henry Stubbs was born in 1838, in 
Strong, the town which was always his home. 
He received his degree of A.B. in i860 and A.M. 
in 1863. On graduation from here, he went to 
Harvard Law School from which he graduated 
in 1863 with the degree of LL.B. In that year he 
returned to Strong where he practiced law for 
over half a century. He was county attorney for 
Franklin County 1870-76 and a member of the 
Maine Senate 1883-86. He was also the treas- 
urer of Franklin & Megantic. 

Mr. Stubbs was one of the leading citizens of 
his town and was always interested in any move- 
ment which would lead to the advance of Maine 
industries and the improvement of the State. 

'62. — One of the most interesting books which 
has come to the notice of the Alumni Department 
for a long time is the class history issued by this 
class as an aftermath of their fiftieth anniversary 
last June. The work was done by Rev. Edward 
N. Packard and has many marks of hard work 
and great care. It is a unique book in the history 
of class publications, and in preparing it, it is be- 
lieved that Mr. Packard has established a valu- 
able precedent which may be followed by later 
classes. 

The first part of the book deals with the events 
which took place on Wednesday and Thursday of 
last Commencement when fifteen of the eighteen 
members of this loyal class came back. It will be 
remembered that this class went in a body to visit 
Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain at his Brunswick 
residence. He is the last of the instructors in the 
college at the time when this class was an under- 
graduate body. 

Later in the afternoon this class went to New 
Meadows Inn where a reunion was held. Per- 
haps the most interesting thing to the outside 



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world was the reading of a poem by Isaac Bas- 
sett Choate, whose fine lines have so often 
pleased the literary public. This poem was writ- 
ten especially for the occasion. One verse of this 
poem is so typical of Mr. Choate's loyalty to 
Bowdoin and is also such a possible source of in- 
spiration to us who are to follow in the footsteps 
of these loyal sons that we take the liberty of 
copying it : 

"Thine is the pride of a mother in all 

Her sons' achievements 

Whether on field of battle they fall 

Fighting for Freedom 

Or they give heed to Devotion's call 

To lowliest service." 
The second part of the book deals with the his- 
tory of the various members of the class since 
their graduation. As Mr. Packard said in his re- 
sponse for '62 last Commencement, this class was 
a war class and sent twenty-six of its forty-two 
members to the war immediately after gradua- 
tion. Thus, as is appropriate, more space is 
given to those who fought and gave their lives 
for their country than to those who followed 
civil pursuits. These biographies are very care- 
fully prepared, and become, not only fond re- 
minders for the living classmates, but a memo- 
rial of the class profitable to those who follow. 
How delighted the class was with this memo- 
rial history, was well and appropriately shown 
when they presented Mr. Packard with a silver 
loving cup inscribed: 

"Rev. Edward N. Packard, D.D. 

From the Class of '62 Bowdoin College 
In recognition of his excellent work 

in the preparation of the Class History 

in connection with its 50th anniversary 
June 1912." 
'64.— On March 31st, Mrs. Katherine McLellan 
Lewis, the widow of Rev. George Lewis, D.D., 
died at her home in Gorham, Me. Mrs. Lewis 
was also the mother of Hugh M. Lewis, the as- 
sistant in the college Library. 

'75- — Parker Prince Simmons, one of the most 
prominent members of this class, passed away on 
March 24th. Mr. Simmons was born in Kings- 
ton, Mass., Oct. 13, 1852 and prepared for col- 
lege at the High School of that town. 

He entered Bowdoin in 1871. While in college 
he won the Sophomore Declamation Prize, was 
a member of the Peucinian Literary Society, and 
was senior editor of The Bugle. He was also 
secretary and phophet of his class. Three years 
after his graduation he received the degree of 
A.M. from the college. 

After leaving college, Mr. Simmons was prin- 
cipal of the High School at Menden, Mass., for 



two years and then was sub-master of the High 
School at Lawrence, Mass., for an equal period. 
Leaving the educational world temporarily, Mr. 
Simmons then entered the employ of a large com- 
mission flour house, with whom he remained un- 
til 1891. In the meantime he was admitted to 
membership in the New York Produce Exchange. 

In 1886 he was appointed a member of the 
Board of Education in Brooklyn, and was twice 
reappointed. He resigned this position in 1891 
to become the Superintendent of the Book De- 
partment of the Bureau of Education. He was 
then appointed Superintendent of School Sup- 
plies for Greater New York, his training in the 
business world and educational world fitting him 
admirably for that position. He remained in this 
position until 1904, when he purchased a publish- 
ing house of which he was proprietor until his 
death. 

It is rare that a man is a success in both the 
business world and the educational world at the 
same time, and that he can combine the two for 
even greater success, but this was the case with 
Mr. Simmons. Noted for his alertness to take up 
new ideas, and for his unerring judgment in see- 
ing the value of new reforms, he supported many 
new ideas which are now becoming cardinal prin- 
ciples in teaching. 

'11. — The second annual report of this class- 
has been issued by the Class Secretary, Ernest 
G. Fifield. Since the last report was issued the 
class has become the proud possessor of a class 
baby. "Ollie" Sanborn, who was married in the 
spring of his senior year, is the father, and the 
baby was born June 23, 1912. 

The summary of the class as it stands at pres- 
ent shows the following numbers to be in the 
various lines of business: — Business, 33; teach- 
ing, 8 ; ministry, 3 ; Y. M. C. A., 1 ; charities, 1 ; 
advanced study, 26; total, 72. Of those in ad- 
vanced study, 11 are in medicine, 10 in law and 5 
in the arts and sciences. 

The 15th annual banquet of the Kennebec 
County Alumni Association was held at the Au- 
gusta House recently. Henry S. Webster of 
Gardiner, the president and the oldest member 
of the association, presided and acted as toast- 
master. President Hyde represented the col- 
lege. 

The following officers were elected for the en- 
suing year : President, Weston Lewis '72 of Gar- 
diner; vice-presidents, Anson M. Goddard '82 
and Henry E. Dunnack '97 of Augusta; secre- 
tary-treasurer, George E. Macomber '11 of Au- 
gusta ; executive committee, Fremont C. Little 
'89 of Augusta, John R. Gould '85 of Hallowell,. 
and Royal H. Bodwell '01 of Augusta. 



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VOL. XLI1I 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE. APRIL 15. 1913 



NO. 2 



INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE RESULTS 

All three teams in the Triangular Debating 
League defending the affirmative won their de- 
bates, Hamilton winning at Clinton, Wesleyan at 
Middletown, and Bowdoin at Brunswick. 



BOWDOIN WINS FROM HAMILTON 

Last Thursday evening in Memorial Hall Bow- 
doin won its debate in the Triangular Debating 
League, of which it is a member with Hamilton 
College and Wesleyan University, against Ham- 
ilton. The question was : — Resolved, That the 
present high cost of living would be materially 
reduced by a tariff for revenue only. The mem- 
bers of the Bowdoin team, taking the affirmative 
side, were Laurence A. Crosby '13, Alfred H. 
Sweet '13 and Paul H. Douglas '13. President 
Hyde presided. The judges were Hon. Nathan 
Clifford of Portland, Hon. Frederick W. Plaisted 
of Augusta and Professor James A. Tufts of 
Exeter. The debate was fought out on specific 
schedules instead of general principles. 

Mr. Crosby opened the discussion for the af- 
firmative by saying that the problem of the high 
cost of living was never before the people more 
violently than it is today. The difference be- 
tween prices and wages has become smaller. The 
high cost must come down, and the remedy must 
be a substantial one. As regards prices, there 
are two classes of commodities, — those of which 
we have insufficient to meet home needs and 
those produced under a monopoly. If a tariff 
for revenue only is adopted, the buyer will be en- 
abled to obtain his commodities at lower prices. 
The five most important commodities are meat, 
sugar, wool, cotton and steel. First, as to the af- 
fect of a revenue tariff upon meat. Today the 
United States is not producing enough beef to 
satisfy its own market. We will admit beef on 
revenue tariff and lower the price materially. 
Give the American consumer a wide market and 
competition. 

Mr. Porter made the opening speech for the 
negative. He stated that the tariff is not a cause 
of the high cost of living, as it is not a factor in 
making prices. The reasons for the high cost of 
living are the increase in the gold supply, the 
flux from the country to the city, the middleman's 



profits, the trusts and the waste in natural re- 
sources. The high cost depends primarily upon 
retail prices, and even if the tariff did affect 
wholesale prices, it would not affect retail prices. 

Mr. Sweet was the second speaker for the af- 
firmative. He said that his side was arguing on 
the reduction, not on the causes, of the high cost 
of living. The high cost of meat was shown, and 
the facts were* not contradicted by the negative. 
The removal of duty on sugar would cut its price 
in half, according to Professor Henry C. Emery. 
The woolen industry is an unnatural one with us. 
The tariff on raw wool is 50 per cent. ; on woolen 
goods, 92 per cent. Steel enters into the expenses 
of the average family. It is much less expensive 
abroad than it is here. 

The second speaker for the negative, Mr. Gris- 
wold, said that the tariff is only an immaterial 
cause. There is international monopoly as re- 
gards steel, wool is produced here at a greater 
cost than it is abroad, and our cotton mills are 
running at almost a loss. Therefore, if the tariff 
were reduced, laborers would be thrown out of 
employment. 

Mr. Douglas was the third speaker for the af- 
firmative. He stated that by the tariff of 1909, 
the duty on steel was reduced three dollars a ton. 
Its cost was then reduced three dollars. There 
could not be a permanent international monopoly, 
because it would be broken. Articles must be 
produced in abundance. If the cost of raw ma- 
terial is high, the production cannot be so abun- 
dant. In the manufacture of cotton the wages 
would not be correspondingly reduced with the 
tariff, as the trusts would lose their monopoly. 
As for wool, we could get cheaper raw material 
by taking off the tariff, and that would make us 
able to meet competition, because manufacturing 
here is lower. 

Mr. Stone was the third speaker for the nega- 
tive. He went into details on the cost of food, 
shelter and clothing. He said that dairy products 
are higher in Canada than fhey are here, that the 
beef market is controlled by trusts and by Eng- 
land, and that the sugar lands are owned by 
trusts. 

In rebuttal the negative attempted to strengthen 
what it had already stated. Mr. Crosby said 



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that the cost of living is lower in England than 
it is in America, and that England is a free trade 
country. Mr. Griswold said that the cost of pro- 
duction in this country is higher than abroad and 
the only way to reduce it is to reduce wages. In 
England steel is sold at the same price as in 
America now. Mr. Sweet made an analysis of 
the cost of living in England since the adoption 
of a tariff for revenue only, and a comparison 
with the United States. Mr. Stone said that we 
would not get cheaper foreign competition, be- 
cause prices abroad are higher — that products in 
England are higher than they are in America. 

The Bowdoin team delivered their speeches 
much more' calmly and deliberately than did their 
opponents. Their arguments were brought forth 
in a clear and convincing manner,- and they well 
deserved the decision of the judges, which was 
unanimous in their favor. 



BOWDOIN-WESLEYAN DEBATE 

The Bowdoin team debating on the negative 
side of the question against VVesleyan at Middle- 
town was defeated, as were all the negative teams 
in the league. The Bowdoin team was com- 
posed of Fred D. Wish, Jr., '13, James A. Nor- 
ton ' 13, and Elwyn C. Gage '14, with George 
H. Talbot '15 as alternate. The Wesleyan team 
consisted of Ralph O. Dulany '14, Arthur S. 
Hancock '13, and Allen S. Raymond '14, with 
Francis A. Sturgis '14, as alternate. 

The judges of the Bowdoin-Wesleyan debate 
were Professor James A. Winans of Cornell Uni- 
versity; ex- Lieutenant Governor Everett J. Lake 
of Hartford, Conn. ; and Ernest W. Telton of 
New Britain, Conn. 

The Wesleyan team took up a large number of 
commodities, and argued from the rate of tariff 
upon each, and the prices of the commodities in 
their home market, the reduction in price that 
might be expected from a reduction in the tariff. 
They then calculated, from the average family ex- 
penditure for each of these commodities, the re- 
duction in the annual expenditure of each family 
that might be expected from a reduction in the 
tariff. 

The negative took up the most important arti- 
cles which are factors in the cost of living, and 
showed that these articles would not enter the 
American market, if the tariff were reduced, in 
competition with the American product, or in 
quantities sufficient to affect the American mar- 
ket. They also argued that in so far as prices 
might be reduced by the reduction of the tariff 
alone, the wages of the laboring man would be 
correspondingly reduced. 



TRINITY MEET COMING 

Four weeks from last Saturday — May 10 — 
Bowdoin will meet Trinity in a dual track meet 
on Whittier Field. That means that in a month's 
time Bowdoin must have its team in the pink of 
training. To accomplish this every man in col- 
lege who has any track ability must turn out. Ac- 
cording to all reports, Trinity has a fast, well bal- 
anced team, and to beat it Bowdoin needs every 
man's support. 

Hudson, the Trinity football star, is entered 
and is expected — by Trinity supporters— to take 
points in eight events : the sprints, the weights, 
the broad jump, and the hurdles. Those who saw 
him buck the line last fall have a very healthy re- 
spect for his athletic abilities, but it is 'going to 
take more than one man to trim Bowdoin's 1913 
track team ! 

Twenty-four men have already reported for 
practice and are working out every afternoon on 
the field. Training table started Monday and 
beginning then all track men settled down to a 
month of hard steady work. Captain Haskell 
expresses himself as perfectly confident that 
Bowdoin will have a track team this spring to be 
proud of. Coach Finneran is more than pleased 
with the way the men are taking hold. With this 
judgment of two good men before us can we and 
will we fail? 

The men who reported at the training table at 
Mrs. Mosher's on 10 Cleaveland St. were: L. 
Brown '14, P. Smith '15, Prescott '15, Jones '13, 
Tarbox '14, Leadbetter '16, Parkhurst '13, 
Greene '13, Peters '13, Merrill '14, Fox '14, Pratt 
'14, Marshall '16, Irving '16, Emery '13, Walker 
'13, McWilliams '15, L. Donahue '14, C. Brown 
'14, Gardner '13, Haskell '13, and Coach Finne- 
ran. 

A series of handicap meets has been arranged 
to take place one on each Saturday from the com- 
ing Saturday up to the Trinity meet. 

NOTICE TO FOOTBALL MEN 

Coach McCann wishes to announce to all men 
who intend to try for the football team next fall 
that there will be no regular spring football prac- 
tise, but he wishes to have every candidate join 
either the track or the baseball squads at once in 
order to keep in good shape. 

Coach McCann spent the week-end in Bruns- 
wick meeting a large number of the football men 
and talking over the situation with the captain, 
manager and Dr. Whittier. He is very optimis- 
tic about the outlook and material for next fall's 
team. He will be glad at any time to receive any 
suggestions or to confer with any alumni of the 
college on methods and fine points of the game. 



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APRIL 15, 1913 



No. 



The Result of Postponement 

In the last issue of the Orient an attempt 
was made to explain what the postponement of 
Freshman initiations would mean. At the Spring 
Rally this matter received further attention. 
The question raised at that time was whether the 
postponement of initiation to the fraternities 
would not, to some degree, cut the Freshman off 
from the helpful influence of the older brother: 
As we see the question this will not occur. As 
stated before, the change is really a minor one. 
Our system will remain as it is at present. The 
Freshmen will still become affiliated with the fra- 
ternities during the first few weeks. The differ- 
ence will be that it is a trial membership in which 
the fraternity reserves the right to retain real 
membership until the Freshman has shown his 
ability to remain in college. It is true that only 
four or five men would be affected by this change, 
but why should it not be made for only four or 
five if it entails no objections of another kind? 
We would be glad to publish any communication 
from any of our readers in regard to the matter. 



What the Rally Meant 

If there was one thought which gave unity to 
the speeches of the recent Spring Rally it was 
the significance of the New Gymnasium. There 
has been a rather unconscious acceptance on the 
part of the new athletic plant by the student body 
which is entirely natural. But it was left to the 
annual Rally, which marked the beginning of the 
campaign for the building two years ago and re- 
corded the realization of it last year, to bring 
home to the students the significance of it, the 
fact that it means a new era in Bowdoin athletics. 
Its influence is already felt in the size of the track 
and baseball squads and the movement for an 
experienced scientific trainer. 

THE BIG SPRING RALLY 

All of the prophecies made in last week's 
Orient, even the one about the rain, came true 
Friday night, when the official Spring Opening 
was held in Memorial Hall. It is called the Big 
Spring Rally because it was big in every way. 
All Bowdoin was there, every man coming with 
that "pep" which the Rally was supposed to rouse. 
Not for an instant, from "Glasses Clinking High" 
to "Bowdoin Beata," did enthusiasm lag, and 
each one of the long list of speakers received the 
same attention and interest. There was plenty 
of noise, ranging from the cheers which greeted 
the speakers to the steady crunching of the ice- 
cream cones. The souvenirs, automatic cigar 
lighters of aluminum with a black inscription, 
were original and distinctive. 

But it was not the band, the cheers, the re- 
freshments, or the souvenirs, much as these 
helped, which will make this rally remembered 
as probably the best Spring Rally Bowdoin ever 
had. It was more than that, it was that intangi- 
ble thing known as "Bowdoin Spirit," which rah 
so high that old grads and young undergraduates 
were united once more in the realization of what 
"Old Bowdoin" means to them. There was spirit 
of optimism shown by the captains and coaches 
of the teams which argues well for Bowdoin's 
chances for a championship this spring. 

President Hyde, the first speaker, made an an- 
nouncement which means a great deal to follow- 
ers of Bowdoin athletics. Although he made no 
promises, yet he said that in all probability the 
College will soon engage a competent athletic 
trainer for all the year. He also spoke briefly 
on the question of fraternity initiation postpone- 
ment, urging careful consideration, and reminded 
the fellows of the necessity of getting two more 
large classes in order to have the new dormitory 
built within five years. 

Capt. Haskell gave a fine talk on track pros- 



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pects and was followed by Ellis Spear '98, who 
gave a very interesting talk on archery, a sport 
which was practically founded in this country by 
two Bowdoin men. Mr. Spear urged the starting 
of an archery team at Bowdoin to compete in the 
National Tournament next August. 

The other speakers were Don Snow '01, foot- 
ball Coach McCann, Stan Dole '13 for the track 
management and Douglas '13 on the subject of 
admission to the Trinity Meet, Col. Plummer '81, 
Emery Beane '04, and Capt. Skolfield and Coach 
Coogan of the baseball team. Coach McCann, 
in his first appearance before a Bowdoin aud- 
ience, won his way to our hearts immediately by 
a quiet, straight-from-the-shoulder speech which 
gave us some hint as to how much he is a Bow- 
doin man at heart. 

By way of lighter diversion, Stewart Morrill 
'16 showed undreamed-of talent in impersona- 
tions of members of the faculty, chiefly those not 
present. 

And there you have the prophecy fulfilled, the 
speeches, band, songs, cheers, refreshments, 
souvenirs, entertainment, and — PEP. 



THIRD COLLEGE TEA 



The third and last College Tea of the year was 
held Friday afternoon in Hubbard Hall. In the 
receiving line were: Mrs. Hormell, Mrs. John- 
son, Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. Moody. Mrs. Whit- 
tier served tea, assisted by Misses Dorethea Don- 
nell and Mable Davis. Coffee was poured by 
Mrs. Woodruff, who was assisted by Misses 
Marion Drew, Rose Chandler, Marguerite Hut- 
chins and Olive Nutter. At the punch tables 
were Mrs. Wilder and Mrs. Wass; the young 
ladies serving were Misses Ruth Little, Elizabeth 
Purington, Ruth Andrews and Isabelle Pollard. 
The ushers were: Whittier '13, Standish '14, 
Stone '15, Elwell '15, Foster '16, Woodman '16, 
Robie '16, Noble '16 and Walker '13. 



IBIS OPEN MEETING 
Edward P. Mitchell '71 will speak at the open 
meeting of the Ibis next Monday evening in 
Memorial Hall on "The Man of Nippur." Mr. 
Mitchell has been connected with The New York 
Sun since 1875 and is now the editor. Though 
he has not spoken before at College, he is very 
popular as a writer- and speaker. 

MUSICAL NOTES 
Last Wednesday evening the Brunswick Club 
held a ladies' night and nearly a hundred mem- 
bers and guests enjoyed an entertainment given 
by the College Mandolin Quintette, Savage '13, 



Holt '13, Conant '13, Crosby '13, and Gilbert '13, 
and a double quartette, Card '15, Twombly '13, 
Wilson '14, West '15, Woodman '16, L. Smith 
'13, Ramsey '15, Eaton '14, Munroe '14. Loring 
Pratt '13 also gave several readings. 

The third annual joint concert will be held by 
the Musical Clubs of Bowdoin and Bates in the 
City Hall at Lewiston, April 30. The joint con- 
certs have always been very successful before 
and the management will try to make this the 
best of all. A special program has been ar- 
ranged and now is the time for everyone to show 
that Bowdoin supports her other activities as well 
as athletics. 

The Bowdoin Orchestra practiced Thursday- 
afternoon this last week. The attendance was-, 
not as large as is desired, but the prospects are 
hopeful. Trombones, other bass instruments, and 
traps are needed at once. Men playing these in- 
struments should make a special effort to attend 
the next rehearsal this afternoon at 4.30. 



ART BUILDING NOTES 



Several important additions have been made 
recently to the collection in the Walker Art 
Building. Dr. Edward Warren of Lewishouse, 
Sussex, England has presented the College with 
a large and valuable collection of classical relics, 
consisting of a handsome set of Greek vases in 
an excellent state of preservation, a few small 
bronzes, and several pieces of terra cotta work, 
all of which have been installed in the Boyd Gal- 
lery. He has also donated three marble busts, 
one of Roman sculpture of the first century A. D. 
and two of Greek artisanship of the fourth cen- 
tury, B. C.j and in addition to these a marble 
torso of Praxitiles "Faun," a replica of the type 
best known by the Capitoline example which was 
Hawthorne's "Marble Faun." These pieces of 
statuary have been set up in the Sculpture Hall. 

Besides these gifts Professor and Mrs. C. C. 
Hutchins have contributed an early nineteenth- 
century miniature from the Richard Call collec- 
tion of St. Louis, and Mr. Burton C. Morrill of 
Augusta has loaned the Museum a miniature of 
Miss Becky Towle, the daughter of Mr. Warren 
Towle '81. 



BASEBALL NEWS 

Baseball stock took a decided rise Tuesday 
when the last call for candidates brought out 41 
men in suits. Practice was held in the Athletic 
Building and will continue to be held there until 
the weather settles down a little more. 

Besides the veterans LaCasce, Russell, Dodge, 
Tilton, Daniels, Skolfield, Weatherill and Wood- 



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cock, there are several new men who are show- 
ing up very promisingly. McElwee is already 
•showing professional form at third. Knight and 
Rawson look good as Freshmen pitchers. Eaton 
plays a good practice game at first ; he has a good 
reach and a strong whip. 

The first cut in the squad came Wednesday and 
■was explained for the following reason : "In 
"view of the fact that the first baseball game is 
only a week away, and that Coach Coogan has 
not sufficient time to look over the squad proper- 
ly before that, he has deemed it advisable to cut 
down the squad. This does not mean the selec- 
tion of the Varsity team as the coach will look 
all men over thoroughly after the first trip. The 
following men will report for practice : Catch- 
ers, LaCasce, Wiggin, Tuttle, Stuart, infield- 
ers, Eaton, Keegan, McElwee, Tilton, Daniels, N. 
Tuttle, Minott; outfielders, Skolfield, Weatherill, 
Russell, L. Brown ; pitchers, L. Dodge, Knight, 
Stetson, Rawson, Woodcock, H. L. Hall. 

Earl Gardner '13 has been appointed by Capt. 
Skolfield to captain the second team. This ag- 
gregation defeated Brunswick High on the Delta 
last Thursday by a score of 5-0. Coxe '15 and 
Wood '16 allowed only two hits. The second 
team is to hold a series of games with the Varsity 
until they leave Wednesday for Rhode Island. 
In the game Saturday afternoon the Varsity won 
7-1. Next Saturday the second team plays 
Kents Hill at Readfield. 



Cluo ano Council Meetings 

At a meeting of the Good Government Club 
Wednesday evening, plans for the remainder of 
the year were discussed and the following officers 
were elected : President, Jones '13 ; vice-presi- 
dent, Eberhardt '13; secretary, Leigh '14; treas- 
urer, P. Emery '13. There will be weekly meet- 
ings and all who are interested in the govern- 
ment courses are eligible for membership in the 
■club. The meetings will be held at the different 
fraternity houses and the discussions will be on 
general topics. There will be a meeting of the 
■club tomorrow evening at 8.30 in the History 
room in Hubbard Hall. All those wishing to 
join are invited to this meeting. 

At a meeting of the golf club Friday night, the 
following committee of three was elected to plan 
for tournaments during the spring: Heywood 
'14, P. Donahue '14 and Porritt '15. The present 
plans are for a number of handicap tournaments 
in the near future, and later in the season, 
matches with Portland and Augusta. Lord '16, 
-was elected secretary. The other officers of the 
club are: President, L. Donahue '14, and vice- 



president, Mitchell '14. The players will work 
out on the links of the Brunswick Golf Club. 

On Tuesday, April 29, the Dramatic Club will 
give its production of "Old Heidelberg" at the 
Casco Theatre in Portland, under the auspices of 
the Portland Bowdoin Alumni Association. For 
this performance rehearsals are being held regu- 
larly. 

The Commencement Play will be decided upon 
in the near future and the call for candidates will 
be issued the latter part of this month. 

There was a rehearsal of the Masque and 
Gown at the Town Hall Friday afternoon. 

All students who are interested in forming a 
Biology Club will meet in the Biology lecture 
room of the Science Building, Thursday, April 
17, at 4.30 p. m. 



fl)n tfte Campus 

The fifth college preacher of the year, Rev. 
Willis H. Butler of Boston, will preach at the 
Church on the Hill and in the College Chapel 
Sunday. Mr. Butler is a graduate of Princeton 
University and Union Theological Seminary. He 
has held pastorates in Williamstown and North- 
ampton, Mass. Since 1912 he has been associate 
pastor with Dr. George A. Gordon, of the Old 
South Church in Boston. 

Ted Emery '13 and "Duff" Wood '13 have re- 
turned from Texas where they have been looking 
into a business proposition. 

The Bowdoin Gun Club held its weekly shoot 
Thursday afternoon over the traps of the Bruns- 
wick Gun Club. 

An informal reception to baseball Coach Coo- 
gan was held at the D.K.E. House Thursday 
night. 

Miss Helen Keller and her teacher, Mrs. 
Macey (Miss Anne Sullivan), will appear in 
Bath Thursday evening, April 17, at the Winter 
Street Church. Miss Keller will talk on "The 
Heart and the Hand, or the Right Use of the 
Senses." 

There will be an orchestra rehearsal this after- 
noon at 4.30 o'clock. 

There is an opportunity for a brief time for 
making up gym cuts every afternoon at 4.30. 

All students who desire examination for the 
removal of incompletes are requested to leave 
their names at the Dean's office before April 20. 

The University of Maine Dramatic Club will 
present "A Night Off" at the Town Hall tonight. 
The title does not compel your attendance if you 
have a hard day tomorrow. 

Beginning yesterday, Mr. Holmes started a 
voluntary class in heavy gymnastics. This class 



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will, meet on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and 
Friday from 5.15 to 545 p. m. 

Under the supervision of Ellis Spear '98, a 
number of fellows tried their hands at drawing 
the long bow Saturday afternoon, and although 
no record scores were made, several men have 
become sufficiently interested in the sport to 
work for the formation of an archery club here. 

Head '16 is understudy for Bacon '15 in the 
Dramatic Club play "Alt Heidleberg" because of 
Bacon's sickness. 

Dana Merrill ex-'i4 and Wilson '12 were on 
the campus last week. 

Heard at the Rally: "Gimme a light." "Wait 
a week till I crank up this souvenir." 

Brunswick High has "Pop" Williams for a 
baseball coach this year and under him daily 
practise is being held on the Delta. 

The Madisses Club will present the five-act 
tragedy "Irgomar" April 25 in Town Hall. 
Harry Faulkner '15 is to play the title role, and 
Weatherill '14 and Hall '15 are also to take part. 

May 1 fares on the Maine Central will rise. 
The fare from Bath to Brunswick will be 25 
cents. 

Parkhurst '13, who completed his course in 
February, has returned to college to take extra 
courses. 

After the debate Thursday evening an infor- 
mal reception in honor of the debaters was held 
at the Delta Upsilon House. 

The Freshmen had their class sing Friday af- 
ternoon. 

"Doc" Merrill '16 is again at College after his 
operation for appendicitis. 

The printers have already begun work upon 
the 1914 Bugle. 

Purington '11 and Makepeace '12 were on the 
■campus recently. 

Among those back for the rally were Ashey '12 
and Wing ex-' 14. 

Frank Cowan '13, having completed his course, 
"has left college and is principal of the High 
School at Ashfield, Mass. 



ffliitb t&e Jfacultp 

Prof. James L. McConaughy addressed the 
■students of Andover Academy at Andover and 
the students of Rpxbury Latin School of Rox- 
bury, on last Sunday, the thirteenth. 

Dr. Loomis attended the convention of the 
American Chemical Association at Milwaukee, 
Wis., during the early part of the spring' vaca- 
tion. 

Dr. Brauner visited in Boston, New York, 
Philadelphia, Washington and Newport during 



the vacation. 

Prof. McConaughy and Dr. Cram journeyed 
through the Middle-Atlantic States during the 
vacation. They visited in New York, Baltimore 
and Washington. 

Prof. Wilmot B. Mitchell spent a few days of 
the vacation with relatives in Littleton, Mass. 

Prof. Hormell and Prof. Catlin spent their 
holidays in Cambridge, Mass., and Taunton, 
Mass. 

Prof. Woodruff visited in Barre, Vt., during 
the Easter vacation. 

Prof. Johnson went to Industry, Maine, to 
visit his summer residence before his trip to 
Europe. 



CALENDAR 



April 

15- 
16.- 



19, 



25-" 

29.- 

30-- 
May 



-Orchestral Class, 4.30. 
-Good Gov't Club Meeting. 

"Old Heidleberg" Chorus, 1.00. 

Junior Class Sing, 5.00. 
-Bowdoin vs. R. I. State. 

Senior Class Sing, 4.00. 
-Bowdoin vs. Wesleyan. 

"Old Heidleberg" Chorus, 1.00. 

Freshman Class Sing, 5.00. 

Sophomore Class Sing, 7. 00. 
-Bowdoin vs. Trinity. 

Chapel Choir Rehearsal, 4.30. 

Bowdoin 2nd vs. Kents Hill. 

Maine and Bowdoin Kappa Sigma Joint 

Banquet. 
-Rev. Willis H. Butler, College Preacher. 
-Ibis Open Meeting. 
-Bowdoin vs. Harvard. 
-Theta Delta Chi House Party. 
-Masque and Gown Performance in Port- 
land. 
-Bowdoin-Bates Joint Concert in Lewiston 
City Hall. 

-N. E. Oratorical League Contest. 
-Kappa Sigma House Party. 
Beta Theta Pi House Party. 



iaesolutions 

Hall of Theta Chapter of 
Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

April 10, 1913. 
The Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon 
hears with sorrow of the death of Brother George 
Bacon Towle, of the Class of 1858, who died sud- 
denly on January 6 last at Upper Montclair, New 
Jersey. As Brother Towle was the last of a dele- 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



gation of twelve men, his death is most regret- 
table. 

Brother Towle was best known as a teacher, 
and it was as headmaster of the Trinity School 
of New York City that he gained for himself an 
enviable reputation in the field of education. 

The Chapter which mourns his death joins with 
his surviving classmates and many other friends 
in extending to his wife its most heartfelt sym- 
pathy. 

William Fletcher Twombly, 
Alfred Everett Gray, 
Joseph Cony MacDonald, 



For the Chapter. 
Bowdoin Chapter of Delta Upsilon. 
April 6, 1913. 
It is with deepest sorrow that the Bowdoin 
Chapter of Delta Upsilon records the death of 
Edward James Barnes Palmer, a former mem- 
ber of the Class of 191 1, and a graduate of Har- 
vard, Class of 1912. During the past year he had 
been connected with the faculty of Allegheny 
College, and was engaged in the performance of 
his duties there when death removed him April 

3, I9I3- 

Therefore be it 

Resolved, That we express our sorrow at his 
death and extend our sincere sympathy to those 
bound closer to him by ties of fellowship and 
family. 

Clifton Orville Page, 
Percy Downing Mitchell, 
Harold Milton Prescott. 



alumni Department 

The incoming editor of the Alumni Depart- 
ment sincerely desires that its columns shall, more 
than ever before, serve the interests of Bow- 
doin's alumni. Although it will continue to give 
full justice to the departed, yet it wishes to pub- 
lish more information about the living. Every 
alumnus should have a means — and we believe 
that the columns of the Orient will be the best 
means — of finding out constantly just what every 
other alumnus is doing. In order to accomplish 
this object, therefore, the Department sends out 
to every class secretary and to every officer of a 
Bowdoin alumni association, as well as to any 
other alumnus who is in a position to procure in- 
formation, the earnest plea that he will from time 
to time contribute to the Orient any items con- 
cerning the interests, activities, and achieve- 
ments of the living alumni of the College. This 
much we ask of the alumni for their columns. 

'02. — A fund in memory of George B. Kennis- 



ton, Jr., who lost his life when the steamer Port- 
land was lost, has been established at Boothbay 
Harbor High School by his father, Judge George 
B. Kenniston '61. The interest from the fund of 
$250 will be offered as prizes in speaking con- 
tests in the school, the contests to be held an- 
nually. 

'03. — Donald E. MacCormick was recently 
elected to the School Board of South Framing- 
ham, Mass. He is at the head of theMathematics 
Department in the Volkmann School, Boston. 

'05. — James G. Finn, formerly with the Title 
Guarantee and Trust Company of New York, 
has joined the staff of the Corporation Counsel 
of New York City. 

'06. — Classmates and friends of Ralph G. Web- 
ber will regret to learn that he has been obliged 
to give up his position with the United States 
Trust Co. of Washington, D. C, on account of ill 
health. Mr. Webber was for several years after 
his graduation with the International Banking 
Co. He is now the Maine representative of the 
Alexander Hamilton Institute of the City of 
New York. 

'07. — Mr. Lorenzo W. Baldwin has opened a 
law office at Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Baldwin is a 
graduate of Columbia Law School in 1910, and 
he has the best wishes of many friends in his new 
field of work. 

'09. — Max Pearson Cushing has been elected 
Instructor of History at Reed College. Mr. 
Cushing is well known to the present college gen- 
eration. He was the leader of the college Glee 
Club while in college, and was one of the most 
popular members of his class. While in college, 
Mr. Cushing was an assistant in English. Since 
graduation, he has received an A.M. from Co- 
lumbia. The first two years after graduation he 
spent in Roberts College, Constantinople, and for 
some time he studied at the University of Lau- 
sanne, Switzerland. 

'13. — George Frank Wilson, who finished his 
course at the college last February, was married 
recently to Miss Edith Lounsbury Klein of Mount 
Vernon. Mr. Wilson, or "Squanto," as he was. 
known here, was one of the best baseball players 
in the college, and one of the most popular men, 
not only in his class, but in the whole Maine col- 
legiate world. 

MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE 
Bowdoin College 

ADDISON S. THAYER, Dean 
10 Deering Street Portland, Maine- 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL XL11I 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE. APRIL 22, 1913 



NO. 3 



THE BASEBALL SEASON OPENS 

The baseball squad of 13 men left Brunswick 
Wednesday afternoon for their trip into south- 
ern New England and returned Sunday with the 
scores of two out of three games in their favor. 
The men who made the trip were : Catchers, Wig- 
gin and Lacasce; pitchers, Dodge, Rawson, 
Knight and Stetson; infielders, Eaton, Daniels, 
McElwee and Tilton ; outfielders, N. Tuttle, Capt. 
Skolfield and Weatherill. Although the number 
of errors in all of the games was large, this was 
largely due to cold weather and nervousness, 
things which the team will not have to contend 
with later in the season. Practically all the men 
did excellent work with the stick, far better than 
Coach Coogan had expected of them. 

Of the individual players, Lacasce was un- 
doubtedly the star. He caught all three games 
and contributed a lion's share of the hits. Raw- 
son and Stetson showed up best of the pitchers, 
Knight and Dodge being wild at times. McEl- 
wee and Daniels did well at the bat but the work 
of the infield as a whole was rather ragged. The 
outfield was reliable in all three games. While 
Bob Weatherill was making his spectacular catch 
in the Wesleyan game, he pulled a tendon, and 
Stetson took his place in the Trinity game. 

The team meets Harvard this afternoon at 
Cambridge. They have received a thorough go- 
ing-over from. Coach Coogan and will enter the 
game in much better shape than they were on the 
first trip. 



BOWDOIN VS. R. I. STATE 

In a loosely-played game Bowdoin won the 
first game on the schedule from Rhode Island 
State College last Thursday by the score of 13 
to 4. Rawson, the Freshman pitcher, allowed, 
only three hits. Although the number of errors 
was large, Rawson received excellent support 
from the rest of the team. Bowdoin hit well, 
Weatherill, McElwee, Lacasce and N. Tuttle fur- 
nishing the majority of the hits. McElwee, play- 
ing his first game for Bowdoin, showed up well 
at third. 

The box score is as follows : 
BOWDOIN ab r h po a e 

Weatherill, rf 5 2 I I 



Tilton, ss 


3 


1 





3 


2 


3 


Skolfield, cf 


3 


1 


1 


4 


1 





McElwee, 3b 


3 


2 


3 


1 


1 


2 


Lacasce, c 


5 


3 


3 


2 


1 





N. Tuttle, If 


4 


2 


2 


3 





1 


Eaton, ib 


2 


2 





10 


1 


1 


Daniels, 2b 


2 


1 


1 


3 








Rawson, p 


3 


1 


1 





4 







30 


13 


13 


27 


10 


8 


R. I. STATE 


ab 


r 


h 


po 


a 


e 


Sullivan, If 


3 





1 


4 





1 


Hudson, cf 


4 








2 








Tully, 2b 


4 


1 





2 


2 





Newton, 3b 


4 








2 


3 





Seifert, ib 


4 








8 





1 


Briden, c 


4 


1 


1 


5 


1 


3 


Redding, rf 


4 


1 














Lenox, ss 


4 


1 


1 


2 


2 





Myers, p 


3 








1 


2 


2 




34 


4 


3 


27 


10 


7 



BOWDOIN VS. WESLEYAN 

Bowdoin's rally in the game with Wesleyan 
Friday afternoon came too late and Wesleyan 
won with a 9 to 8 score. Wesleyan secured a 
commanding lead in the first two innings, which, 
with the fourth, were the only innings in which 
the Connecticut team scored. Bowdoin came 
back strong and tallied three runs in the eighth, 
aided by a bad throw from centerfield by Holden, 
and scored one more in the ninth, but Bacon 
tightened and prevented further runs. 

The feature of the game was contributed by 
Bob Weatherill who pulled down with his bare 
hand a drive that was labelled extra bases. Wes- 
leyan made four errors to Bowdoin's seven, near- 
ly all the miscues figuring in the scoring. The 
cold prevented fast fielding. Bowdoin outhit 
Wesleyan. The score follows: 
WESLEYAN 
Wright, ss 



Gilman, c 
Persons, If 
Durling, ib 
Beeman, 3b 
Bacon, p 



ab 
5 
5 



po 
4 
9 



i8 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Holden, cf 


4 


2 


1 


1 





2 


Daniels, 2b 


3 


2 


2 





Lanning, rf 


2 








2 








Dodge, p 





2 





4 I 


Davidson, 2b 


4 


1 


2 


1 


2 





Rawson, p 











I 


Totals 


36 


9 


10 


27 


10 


4 


Totals 


10 


10 


27 


10 7 


BOWDOIN 


ab 


r 


h 


po 


a 


e 


TRINITY 


r 


bh 


po 


a e 


Weatherill, rf 


3 





2 


2 








Murray, 3b 


1 





1 


1 


Tilton, ss 


4 


1 


1 


2 


3 


1 


Withington, cf 


1 





2 





Skolfield, cf 


S 





1 











Carpenter, c 


1 





7 


1 


McElwee, 3b 


5 








2 


2 





L'Hereux, ib 








10 


1 


Lacasce, c 


5 


3 


2 


8 


2 


1 


Lambert, 2b 


1 


I 


2 


3 2 


Daniels, 2b 


4 


2 


2 


1 


2 


3 


Brainerd, rf 


1 


2 


1 





Eaton, ib 


S 


1 


2 


9 


1 


2 


Shelly, ss 


2 


3 


1 


3 1 


Tuttle, If 


4 


1 


2 











Vizner, If 








1 


2 


Knight, p 


3 











1 





Swift, p 











1 1 


Stetson, p 


1 





1 











Gillooley, If 


1 


I 


2 


1 


Rawson, rf 


1 





1 











Totals 


8 


7 


27 


9 8 


Totals 


40 


8 


14 


24 


11 


7 


Innings 


1234 


5 6 


7 


8 9 


Wesleyan 


3 2 





4 








x— 9 


Bowdoin 1 


3005 


3 





2 — 10 


Bowdoin 


1 


2 


1 





3 


1—8 


Trinity 1 


3 2 





6 


00—8 



Stolen bases — Wright, Persons, Beeman, Ba- 
con, Holden, Weatherill. Two-base hits — La- 
Casce, Eaton. Three-base hits — Durling, David- 
son, Bacon. Hits — Off Bacon, 10; off Knight, 
10; off Stetson, 4. First base on balls — Beeman, 
Lanning (2), Tilton, Daniels. Left on bases — 
Wesleyan, 6; Bowdoin, 9. Struck out — By Ba- 
con, 9 ; by Knight, 2 ; by Stetson, 2. Batter hit — 
Weatherill. Double plays — Wright to Davidson, 
McElwee to Eaton. Passed ball — Gilman. Um- 
pire — Lawton. Time of game — 2 :oo. 



Two-base hits, Shelly, Lambert, Gillooley. 
Three-base hits, Shelly, Skolfield. Stolen bases, 
Lacasce, McElwee, Tuttle, Eaton, Daniels, Mur- 
ray, Gillooley 2. Base on balls, by Dodge 2, by 
Swift. Struck out, by Dodge 9, by Rawson, by 
Swift 7. Sacrifice hit, Skolfield. Hit by pitched 
ball, Lacasce 2, Daniels, Murray. Wild pitch, 
Swift. Time, ih 55m. Umpire, Rority. 



BOWDOIN VS. TRINITY 

Two runs in the ninth inning gave Bowdoin 
the victory over Trinity Saturday. Trinity 
scored twice in the second but in the fourth and 
fifth Bowdoin made eight runs and things looked 
easy for another walk-over. In the seventh, 
however, Trinity hit Dodge freely and, with the 
aid of errors, crossed the plate six times. Raw- 
son pitched the last two innings and held Trinity 
runless. 

Bowdoin outplayed Trinity in every depart- 
ment of the game. Bowdoin made 10 hits against 
7, 7 errors against 8, 10 assists against 9, 5 stolen 
bases against 3, had but 7 strike-outs against 10, 
and scored 10 runs against 8. The score: 



BOWDOIN 
Stetson, rf 
Tilton, ss 
Lacasce, c 
McElwee, 3b 
Tuttle, If 
Skolfield, cf 
Eaton, ib 



bh po 



BOWDOIN 2nd VS. B. H. S. 

Brunswick High turned the tables on the sec- 
ond team Wednesday afternoon and emerged 
with the long end of the 12 to 8 score. The game 
went ten innings, and in the tenth, on only one 
clean single, the high school boys scored four 
runs. 

The second team used 20 men in an effort to 
save the day, but the weather was too cold to al- 
low fast playing. The last two innings were the 
most exciting. At the end of the eighth, the sec- 
ond team was two ahead. Brunswick scored 
three times in the first of the ninth, and then, on 
a two-bagger by Rogers and a single by Badger, 
Bowdoin second tied the score. The sad tale of 
the tenth has been told. 

The batteries were: Hall, pitcher; Stuart and 
Kuhn, catchers, for the second team. Brown and 
Grover, pitchers; Nevens, catcher, for Bruns- 
wick High. 

Score by innings : 123456789 10 
Brunswick High 003101003 4 — 12 

Bowdoin Second 001230011 — 8 

Two-base hits, Stuart, Rogers, Gardner. Three- 
base hits, Donnell, Brown. First base on balls, 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



19 



off Brown 5, off Hall 5. Struck out, by Brown 
6, by Hall 11, by Grover 2. Passed ball, Kuhn. 
Hit by pitcher, by Hall, Nevens, Cheney, Rob- 
erts. Time, 2h. 20m. Umpire, Twaddle. 



BOWDOIN 2nd VS. RENTS HILL 
The second team went up to Kents Hill Satur- 
day and were defeated by the schoolboys by the 
narrow margin of 6 scores, the second team 
holding the deuce. Lack of team work and cost- 
ly errors were largely responsible for the defeat. 
Fraser was relieved at the end of the sixth in- 
ning by Hall. Both pitchers did rather better 
than the score indicates. Gardner and Keegan 
played well for the second team while Brigham, 
Masterman and Richardson excelled for Kents 
Hill. 

The score: 
Bowdoin 2nd 00010001 — 2 

Wesleyan 01 100312 x — 8 



SECOND TEAM SCHEDULE 

The schedule of the Bowdoin Second baseball 
team has been announced by Manager Elwell '15 
as follows: 

April 16 — Brunswick High at Brunswick. 

April 19 — Kents Hill Seminary at Kents Hill. 

April 23 — Coburn Classical Institute at Wa- 
terville. 

April 26 — South Portland High at South Port- 
land. 

May 3 — Morse High at Bath. 

May 7 — Hebron Academy at Hebron. 

May 10 — Cabots at Brunswick. 

May 12 — Brunswick High at Brunswick. 



TENNIS NEWS 



Tennis practice began Thursday afternoon 
upon the clay courts in the Hyde Athletic Build- 
ing. The following men selected from a prelimi- 
nary tournament held last fall, are candidates for 
the team: Eaton '13, Gardner '13, Card '15, 
Nixon '13, Slocum '13, Larrabee '16, Woodman 
'16. Although Captain Savage '13 is the only 
player who has had 'varsity experience, the men 
are showing good form, and with the additional 
facilities for practice in all sorts of weather af- 
forded by the new Athletic Building, Bowdoin 
should turn out a strong team. 

The schedule, as arranged by Manager Paul 
Donahue '14, opens with a tournament with the 
Portland Country Club at Portland on either 
May 6 or 7. Bowdoin will also send a team to 
the annual Maine Intercollegiate Tournament, 
which is to take place upon the Bates courts at 



Lewiston from May 12 to 14, and will be repre- 
sented in the New England Intercollegiate Tour- 
nament at Longwood on May 19. 



OUT-DOOR TRACK MEET 

The Juniors defeated the Sophomores by the 
narrow margin of two points in the first outdoor 
handicap meet Friday afternoon. The final fig- 
ures were: 1914, 26; 1915, 24; 1913, 17; 1916, 
13. Although the cold weather prevented fast 
work, a number of the events were very closely 
contested. 

The events follow : 

100-yard dash- — Won by Smith '15; McWil- 
liams '15, second; Livingstone '15, third. 

Mile run — Won by Tarbox '14; Marshall '16, 
second; Irving '16, third. 

Quarter mile — Won by Haskell '13; Richard- 
son '15, second; Ireland '16, third. 

120-yard high hurdles — Won by L. Donahue 
'14; Jones '13, second. 

880-yard run — Won by Wright '14; T. Emery 
'13, second; Peters '13, third. 

220-yard dash — Won by McWilliams '15; Has- 
kell '13, second; Walker '13, third. 

220-yard low hurdles — Won by A. Pratt '14; 
Fox '14, second; Nixon '13, third. 

Discus throw — Won by Leadbetter '16; Lewis 
'15, second; Austin '15, third. 

Hammer throw — Won by Lewis '15; Leadbet- 
ter '16, second; Austin '15, third. 

These meets will be held every Saturday until 
the time of the collegiate contests. 



N. E. ORATORICAL LEAGUE TRIALS 
Trials for the New England Oratorical League 
contest which is to be held May 1 at Wesleyan, 
were held last Thursday afternoon in Memorial 
Hall. The speakers were Douglas, Crosby, Cro- 
well and Wish. Sweet spoke yesterday morning, 
as he was unable to be present Thursday. The 
judges were President Hyde and Professors 
Davis and Mitchell. 



RECEPTION TO IBIS SPEAKER 

The Psi Upsilon fraternity entertained before 
Mr. Mitchell at dinner Monday night. The other 
guests were Professor Johnson and the members 
of the Ibis. 

After the lecture a few had an opportunity to 
meet Mr. Mitchell at a reception at the Psi Up- 
silon House. Crowell '13, chairman of the Ibis, 
and Professor Johnson received with Mr. Mit- 
chell. The Psi U orchestra played during the 
evening. Shaw of Portland catered. 



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Vol. XLIII APRIL 22, 1913 No. 3 

The Eternal Canine 

It was once conclusively proved by a street 
corner orator that professional men are parasites 
on society. Arguing that preachers are depend- 
ant for their living on society's sin, doctors on its 
disease, teachers on its ignorance and lawyers on 
its quarrels, he maintained that if we remove 
these abnormal conditions the professional man 
will have to go out of business. 

So it is with the college newspaper editorial in 
a humbler sphere. Its sole raison d'etre seems to 
be in the weaknesses and irregularities of the col- 
lege community. Let there be a lack of attend- 
ance at a rally and the next week's issue of the 
Orient must bewail the loss of spirit ; let a stray 
dog enter chapel and the weekly paper feels duty 
bound to censure someone. 

But we do not feel inclined to criticise anyone 
for last week's disturbance which was very slight 
in comparison with those of previous years. The 
occurrence does, however, give us the opportun- 
ity to moralize a bit about chapel conduct in gen- 
eral. It is a generally recognized fact that Bow- 



doin does not show itself to very great advantage 
at this daily service, that it is a weak point in our 
campus life. But what can we do about it? The 
tradition of choir rather than congregational 
singing seems as deeply rooted as the precedence 
of classes. The murmur of conversation and 
"eleventh hour" studying is a well established 
custom. No radical reform seems possible. 

But there is one reasonable hope of improve- 
ment. The underclassmen should learn to take 
their cue from the Seniors in regard to applause 
and demonstration. If prayers are too long, let 
the upperclassmen be the first judges. If the 
chapel is to be noisy let a larger share come from 
the upper classes than the lower classes. Then, 
perhaps, the chapel customs will be preserved as 
they should be, and perhaps improved. Perhaps, 
in this way, we may some day experience a grow- 
ing realization of the value of this service which 
is now only partially attained. 



As You Might Expect 

Some editorial subjects are found after long 
search, some occur in the natural course of 
events, and some are forced upon us. The one 
we now treat is of the last variety. To omit men- 
tion of the much-discussed celebration after the 
Rhode Island State game would be too much of a 
surprise to the campus prophets. But after all, 
there is not much to be said about the affair. 
That it was ill-timed and hurtful rather than 
helpful in preserving Bowdoin traditions, will 
not be denied by those familiar with the campus 
customs. But those in charge of last week's af- 
fair were, for the most part, under-classmen and 
could not be expected to exhibit the discrimina- 
tion of older Bowdoin men. The Orient has no 
quarrel,, however, with any students who wish to 
celebrate a victory if it be only over Brunswick 
or Topsham High School, providing the celebra- 
tion is an expression of real jubilation. These 
matters are within the province of the proper 
committee of the Student Council, the members 
of which, we hope, realize the consequences of a 
frequent repetition of such unwarranted celebra- 
tions. 



A Good Start 

Those who have been following the baseball 
team closely are very well pleased with their 
work on their first series of games last week. 
They showed the strength of which champion- 
ship teams are made and betrayed weaknesses 
which can be done away with by hard practise. 
This afternoon Bowdoin meets Harvard at Cam- 
bridge and the hopes of the College are high in 



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the anticipation of a very creditable showing. 
The faithful undergraduate and faculty fans are 
anxious for the first scheduled game on Whittier 
Field and are satisfying themselves as best they 
can in the meantime by box scores and newspaper 
stories. 



MADISSES CLUB PLAY 

The Madisses Club will present in Town Hall 
on Friday evening, April 25, the five-act drama 
"Ingomar, The Barbarian," adapted from Fried- 
rich Halm's Der Sohn der Wildniss by Maria 
Lovell. 

CHARACTERS 

The Timach of Masilia Elden H. Austin '15 

Polydor, a merchant Frances Callahan '14 

Myron, an armorer James E. Barry '16 

Neocles Edward P. Garland '16 

Amyntas Clarence A. Brown '14 

Elphenor Edward P. Hacker 

Lykon, a fisherman William D. Ireland '16 

Ingomar, leader of a band of Allemanni 

Harry P. Faulkner '15 

Alastor George A. Hall, Jr., '15 

Trinobantes. Robert T. Weatherill '14 

Ambivar Leigh Webber '16 

Novis Richard S. Fuller '16 

Actea, Myron's wife Viola S. Adell 

Parthenia, her daughter Sylvania B. Hacker 

Theano, a neighbor Mabel Davis 

Herald Barton Crawford 

Grecian Maidens: — Lulu Woodward, Nathalie 

Withington, Izah Hutchinson and Alfaretta 

Graves 
Allemanni : — D. Earl Gardner '13, Walter Hasel- 

tine '16 

The scene is in Gaul, a century after the foun- 
dation of Massilia by the Phocseans. 



BRUNSWICK BOYS EXHIBITION 

The closing exhibition of the Brunswick Boys' 
Association was held recently in the Sargent 
Gymnasium. The program was made up of a 
number of events the boys have practised during 
the past winter, as follows : 

1. Indian Club Drill. 

2. Indian Club Race (5-man teams). 

3. Wheelbarrow Race. 

4. Dumb Bell Drill. 

5. Relay Race (8-man teams). 

6. Elephant Race. 

7. Wand Drill. 

8. Stunts — bars, rings, kicking, diving, jump- 
ing. 

9. Setting up Drill. 

The athletic instructors of the club, all Bow- 



doin men, are : Directors, Merrill '14, Smith '12, 
O. P. Badger '14, McFarland '11, Stuart '16; as- 
sistants, Austin '15, G. W. Badger '15, Chase '14, 
Cross '15, Foster '16, Irving '16, McKenney '15' 
Soule '16. 

Acting Dean McConaughy is president of the 
Board of Directors, of which Dr. Whittier is a 
member. 

The preliminary report of the treasurer of the 
organization, George R. Gardner, showed that 
the probable balance after all bills have been : 
paid is $110.86. 



Cluo anD Council Meetings 

The Government Club met Wednesday night 
at the Kappa Sigma house to discuss general 
plans of work. At the close of the business meet- 
ing Norton '13 gave an account of the proceed- 
ings in the house of representatives at Augusta 
on the day of passing of the public utilities bill. 
The next meeting of the club will be tomorrow 
night at the Beta Theta Pi house. 

The Biology Club will meet in the Biology lec- 
ture room Thursday, April 24, at 5.30 p. m v to. 
hear the report of the organization committee 
and to elect officers. 

The Junior class held a meeting Wednesday- 
and voted that the class assessment be $10. 



2Dn tfte Campus 

Houghton ex-'is is in Calgary, Canada.. 

Blethen '16 has gone home on account of sick- 
ness. 

Bisbee '03 was on the campus during the week- 
end. 

Maine defeated Colby 5 to 2 Saturday at Wa- 
terville. 

The Sophomore class sing will be held Friday 
evening. 

Ev'ry little baseball victory has a celebration 
all its own. 

Lew Donahue '14 again injured his leg in the 
meet Friday. 

Bickmore '11 was on the campus over Satur- 
day, the nineteenth. 

Merrill ^-'14 has charge of the Grammar 
School League in Portland. 

The Kappa Sigma and Beta Theta Pi house 
parties will be held May 2. 

"Cope" Philoon '05 was operated on recently 
in Albany for appendicitis. 

The Sophomore sing dated for last Friday 
evening was postponed a week. 

Sumner Edwards was on the campus last week 
coaching some of the track men. 

Chase '14, Mitchell '14 and Farrar '14 "sum- 



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mered" at Mere Point over Sunday. 

"Sphinx" White '14 is again on the campus 
after having a slight operation on his nose. 

Woodbury '15 has typhoid fever, and has been 
sent to his home in Leominster, Mass. 

Brunswick High defeated Morse High School 
•on Whittier Field Saturday, 5 to I. 

Cushman '13 who completed his college course 
-at the end of last semester, was on the campus 
•over the week-end. 

Hargraves '16 and Haywood '16 attended the 
annual banquet of the Alpha Kappa Kappa medi- 
cal fraternity at Portland Friday night. 

All Seniors who received provisional com- 
mencement appointments will be obliged to write 
,parts before May 16. 

The Musical Clubs will give a concert in Bath 
Tuesday, April 27. The season will close with 
the joint concert with Bates April 30. 

All Freshmen who intend to go out for assist- 
ant manager of tennis hsould hand their names 
to P. Donahue '14, or to MacCormick '15. 

The Golf Club wishes the fact brought to the 
attention of Orient readers that "Major" Slo- 
cum has received a new lot of golf sticks. 

A grass fire near the Delta Upsilon House got 
beyond control Thursday and an alarm was rung 
in. Before the department arrived the fire was 
put out by means of hand-extinguishers. 

The ghost of "Dooley" appeared in Chapel 
Friday morning. Evidently His Dogship is not 
satisfied with a paradise where there is no morn- 
ing Chapel. Try us ! 

Bacon '15 was operated on for appendicitis in 
the Newton (Mass.) Hospital Saturday morn- 
ing. He will be unable to run on the track team 
this spring. Head '16 will take his part in the 
Dramatic Club production. 

Copies of the memorandum of the Rhodes 
-scholarships in 1914 have been received from 
State Superintendent of Schools Payson Smith 
and those interested may find a copy at the 
Dean's office or at the Library. 

The orchestra met last Tuesday at 4.30 and 
there were several men present. It is still desir- 
able to have more men especially on the medium 
and heavy stringed instruments. If you can 
play any instrument whatever come today at 4.30 
to the Y. M. C. A. rooms. 

Because of absence from Brunswick, Acting 
Dean McConaughy will have no office hours Fri- 
■day. Office hours for the remainder of the term 
have been posted as follows : Monday to Thurs- 
day inclusive, 11 to 12 and 12.30; Tuesday and 
Thursday from 2 to 3. 

Competition for the Hawthorne prize of $40 
given by Mrs. George C. Riggs (Kate Douglas 



Wiggin), which is awarded annually to the writ- 
er of the best short story, is open to members of 
the three upper classes. Professor Mitchell, who 
has charge of the contest, has announced that 
entries will close on May 16. All stories offered 
must be at least 1500 words in length and must be 
typewritten. 

Ten schools have already entered in the Bow- 
doin Interscholastic Outdoor Track Meet to be 
held on Whittier Field May 31, and it is expected 
that 30 schools will enter in the course of the 
next week. Kents Hill has again entered after a 
lapse of a number of years, while Gardiner High 
has entered for the first time. The four-year 
rule applying to students who have competed in 
interscholastic athletics for four years will apply 
in this meet and will be strictly enforced. 

The Bowdoin and Maine chapters of Kappa 
Sigma held their annual joint banquet at the 
Elmwood Hotel, Waterville, Saturday evening, 
April 19th. A large number of undergraduates 
and alumni of both chapters were in attendance. 
A number of those present attended the Maine- 
Colby baseball game in the afternoon. Speeches 
were made by Spinney '13, Abbott '13 of Bow- 
doin and Bigelow '13 and Higgins '14 of Maine. 
Burleigh Rodick '12 of Bowdoin was toastmas- 
ter. 



fflJiti) t&e Jfacultp 

Professor Catlin is to speak at Harrison to- 
morrow. 

Last Friday Professor McConaughy addressed 
the teachers' convention at Bath. 

Professor Nixon attended a meeting of the 
Classical Teachers of New England, held in 
Worcester recently. 

President Hyde was the first speaker in a se- 
ries of vocational talks which is to be given be- 
fore the Brunswick High School pupils. His 
subject was "Why Go to College?" 

A card has been received from Dean Sills stat- 
ing that he was in Greece at the time of the 
burial of the late King. From Greece he is to go 
to Rome. 



Ct)e ©tfcer Colleges 

The Pennsylvania Relay Races will be held 
this year on Franklin Field, April 26. Seventy- 
three colleges and one hundred and ninety-eight 
schools have entered. These teams embrace 
practically all the college and school athletic tal- 
ent east of the Rocky Mountains. The College 
Relay Championship of America will be compet- 
ed for, as well as the Interscholastic Relay Cham- 
pionship. In the special events will be seen such 



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men as Craig of Michigan ; Richards of Utah, the 
Olympic high-jump champion; Burdick, the in- 
tercollegiate high-jump champion; Wendell of 
Wesleyan, the intercollegiate hurdle champion; 
Lippincott and Meredith, Penn's sprinters; 
Thomas of Princeton, the intercollegiate sprint 
champion; Cable of Harvard, the intercollegiate 
hammer-thrower; and Wright of Dartmouth, 
holder of the world's record in the pole vault. 

About 150 of the Sophomores at Yale, includ- 
ing the majority of the prominent men in the 
class, have drawn up a formal protest against 
the Senior society system. The chief reforms 
which they demand are the abolition of "Tap 
Day," the elimination of the excessive secrecy of 
the societies, and the selection of members on 
merit only rather than on social prestige. 

The Pan Hellenic Association, which comprises 
all of the Greek-letter fraternities in Adelbert 
College of Western . Reserve University has of- 
fered a bronze trophy to be awarded at the close 
of each semester to the fraternity which has the 
highest average in scholarship. In the competi- 
tion of the first semester of the current year, 
Alpha Delta Phi won the cup with Delta Upsilon 
second. 

The New York Times has recently interviewed 
several Boston business men to find out theij 
opinion of the value of a college education, and 
the consensus of opinion was that a college edu- 
cation was not only unnecessary but in many 
cases detrimental as preparation for a business 
career. 

Harvard and Yale have decided to send a for- 
mal invitation to the Universities of Cambridge 
and Oxford to compete with them in a track meet 
to take place in the Harvard Stadium during the 
latter part of June. 

University of Maine students are organizing 
a new honorary fraternity to be known as Sigma 
Psi, for the purpose of encouraging public speak- 
ing. 

Princeton is to have two magnificent new 
buildings, one a $500,000 dining hall, which is 
designed to accommodate nine hundred students, 
and the other a $160,000 dormitory. This dormi- 
tory will be unique in the fact that it will have 
accommodations for both the men who are able 
to pay the highest prices and for the poorest stu- 
dents, none of whom will be charged more than 
seventy-five dollars a year. 

Cricket is a popular sport at the University of 
Pennsylvania. Thirty-one candidates reported 
for the first practice of the 'Varsity team. 

The Williams College dramatic organization 
is to present "Old Heidelberg" this spring. 

Closely following the fire in Thayer Hall 



comes the announcement that Harvard is making 
elaborate plans for the protection of student life 
and property. New fire escapes have been added 
already in a large number of the dormitories, and 
a general fire alarm system is to be installed very 
soon in the Senior dormitories. 

Harvard, Yale and Princeton are to enter into 
a literary competition. Three prizes of fifty dol- 
lars each or gold medals suitably inscribed will be 
awarded to the students who write the best short 
story, poem, or one-act play. This contest is 
open to all undergraduates of the above-named 
institutions, and there is no rule prohibiting one 
contestant from competing for all three prizes. 

CALENDAR 

April 

22. — Bowdoin vs. Harvard at Cambridge. 

Government Club Meeting. ' 
24. — Biology Club Meeting 5.30. 
25. — Theta Delta Chi House Party. 

Sophomore Class Sing 7.00. 
26. — Bowdoin vs. Maine Centrals at Portland. 
27. — Musical Clubs' Performance at Bath. 
28. — Deutscher Verein Meeting. 
29. — Bowdoin vs. Tufts at Medford. 

Masque and Gown Performance at Casco 
Theatre, Portland. 
30. — Bowdoin vs. Andover at Andover. 

Bowdoin-Bates Joint Concert in Lewis- 
ton. 



Resolutions 

HALL OF LAMBDA OF ZETA PSI. 

With profound regret the Lambda Chapter of 
Zeta Psi learns of the untimely death of Parker 
Prince Simmons, a devoted alumnus of the Class 
of 1875, on March 24th at his home in New York. 

In college Brother Simmons revealed those 
qualities which characterized his life and made 
his record so enviable. Sympathetic and inter- 
ested as a brother and alumnus, unselfish and in- 
defatigable as an educator, thorough and con- 
scientious as a business man, in whatever he un- 
dertook he has left an inspiring heritage to his 
fraternity and to his college. 

Realizing the great loss we have met in his 
death, we have therefore, 

Resolved, That we express our deep sorrow 
and extend our sincere sympathy to his wife, 
family, and relatives, and those to whom his life 
was bound by the ties of friendship. 

Harold William Miller, 
Alfred Watts Newcombe, 
Harold Merrill Hayes, 

For the Chapter. 



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alumni Department 

'60.— The death of Robert Cash, Esq., on No- 
vember 27, 1912, has just been reported to the 
class secretary, Augustine Jones, Esq. 

'76. — It has been announced that the only son 
of Professor Arlo Bates, of the Massachusetts 
Institute of Technology is engaged to Miss 
Natica Inches. The bride comes from one of 
Boston's old and honored families. The bride- 
groom is the grandson of the late Professor 
George W. Vose of Brunswick, and of Dr. 
Hiram Bates, formerly of East Machias. Mr. 
Bates has won renown as an archaeologist in 
North Africa. 

Professor Bates is well known for the stories 
which he contributed to the old Portland Tran- 
script after his graduation from Bowdoin, and 
later for his excellent novels and his work at the 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

'77- — George W. Tillson, chief engineer of the 
Borough of Brooklyn, was recently honored by 
the City Club of that city. A dinner was given in 
honor of "Expert Administrative Service," and 
Mr. Tillson was among the guests of honor, — 
those who, for at least five years have given 
faithful service in technical or administrative 
lines to the City of New York. 

'80. — Another of the deaths which will mean a 
great loss to the Bowdoin family, was that of 
Franklin Goulding of this class. Mr. Goulding 
was prominent in the business world from the 
time of his graduation until his death. 

Franklin Goulding was born at Groton Junc- 
tion, Mass., Nov. 2i, 1858.. After graduation 
from college Mr. Goulding became Assistant 
Paymaster at the Androscoggin Mills, in Lewis- 
ton, which position he held for five years. He 
then spent three years in business in Boston as 
bookkeeper and industrial manager of the branch 
there. Mr. Goulding then entered the rubber 
business as paymaster and later manager of the 
Metropolitan Rubber Co. at Wallingford, Ct. Mr. 
Goulding's service in the East was terminated by 
an eleven year term of service with the Valvo- 
line and the Wilburine Oil Companies, allied 
companies. In 1904 he was forced to go to 
southern California for his health, and for some 
time was an expert accountant for the Los An- 
geles Ice and Cold Storage Co. 

In spite of the fact that he was very busy in 
these various positions, Mr. Goulding never for- 
got the social duties of a true Bowdoin man. He 
was an active member of the Baptist Church and 
for five years was a director of the Young Men's 
Christian Association at Warren, Pa. He was 
also a justice of the peace in Maine for one 



term, and was clerk of elections in Chicago while 
there with the Valvoline Oil Co., for four years. 

'86. — Dr. John Clement Parker, one of the 
most successful physicians of Providence, R. I., 
passed away on March 12th. After graduation 
he received an A.M. in 1889 and also received his 
M.D. from the Medical School in 1891. After 
graduating from the academic department, he 
was principal of the High School at Kennebunk, 
Me., for three years. He then returned to the 
college where he was an assistant in the biology 
department, in fact one of the first assistants in 
that department. After receiving his medical 
degree he opened an office in Farmington, where 
he remained for nine years. He then moved to 
Providence where he soon gained a most exten- 
sive practice. His death was due to pneumonia. 

'88.— In the death of Professor Henry C. Hill 
from bronchial pneumonia, at Lawrence, Kas., 
on April 8th, Bowdoin lost an alumnus famous 
as one of the ablest teachers of jurisprudence in 
the West. 

Born at Pond Cove, Cape Elizabeth, 46 years 
ago, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Hill, he 
was one of the best known young men of that 
place. 

After graduation from Cape Elizabeth High 
School and from Bowdoin College, he took grad- 
uate courses in law at Cornell and the Univer- 
sity of Michigan. Having fitted himself particu- 
larly to teach law, Professor Hill held chairs in 
several universities. He had taught in Stetson 
University, at Deland, Fla. ; at the University of 
Missouri ; and at the University of Kansas, at 
Lawrence, where he died. 

Professor Hill was a man of constant friend- 
ship. He was a welcome visitor at Pond Cove, 
where he spent every summer with his parents. 
He leaves a mother, a father, and one brother, 
Dr. George E. Hill, of Portland. Bowdoin is 
proud of the reputation he won in his career. 

'07. — Felix A. Burton arrived in Brunswick 
last week from Portland, Oregon, and with Mrs. 
Burton, who has been visiting her parents, will 
sail in a few days from Boston for several 
months' visit in England and Italy. Mr. Burton 
is the architect for the Reed College buildings 
and while abroad will make a study of architec- 
ture. 

MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE 
Bowdoin College 

ADDISON S. THAYER, Dean 
10 Deering Street Portland, Maine 



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VOL. XL! 1 1 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, APRIL 29, 1913 



NO. 4 



BOWDOIN MEETS TUFTS TODAY 

This afternoon the White meets Tufts at Med- 
ford and the fight will be well worth watching. 
The Massachusetts team, with several weeks of 
outdoor practice, is already almost in mid-season 
form. In their previous games they have de- 
feated Cornell, Coach Coogan's former proteges, 
and have been whipped only by Brown and the 
strong Holy Cross aggregation. The team 
which will take the field for Bowdoin will un- 
doubtedly be practically the same one which 
played against Harvard last Tuesday, as follows : 
Lacasce, catcher; Eaton, first base; Daniels, sec- 
ond base; McElwee, third base; Tilton, short- 
stop ; N. Tuttle, left field ; Skolfield, center field ; 
Stetson or Rawson, right field. It is probable 
that Dodge will be in the box for Bowdoin, while 
Rawson, Stetson, or Knight will pitch against 
Andover tomorrow. Weatherill is still out of the 
game with a pulled tendon. 



HARVARD 6— BOWDOIN 4 

An eighth inning rally which netted two runs 
won the game for Harvard against Bowdoin. 
With a Bowdoin rally in full progress in the 
sixth, big Sam Felton, Harvard's speed artist, 
was called to the slab. Two men were down at 
the time and Tilton and Daniels were on first and 
second, but LaCasce went out on a ground ball to 
shortstop. 

The game was close and interesting. Bowdoin 
showed all kinds of pep and played her best game 
of the year in the field, although four errors were 
counted up. Dodge pitched a good game and al- 
lowed only six hits, one of them a three-bagger. 
He did not make any strike-outs but he had good 
control and showed a vast improvement over the 
Wesleyan game. 

Captain "Link" Skolfield played a stellar game 
in centerfield, accepting five chances, but making 
one error. He hit the ball for a home-run in the 
second inning, scoring Tuttle ahead of him, and 
placing Bowdoin in the lead at the time. 

Bowdoin made nine hits, three more than Har- 
vard made. All of these were made off of Frye's 
delivery. Felton had nice curves and.speed, but 
Bowdoin hit him freely but unfortunately, all the 
drives going straight into the hands of a fielder. 

Harvard started the scoring in the initial in- 



ning. Wingate got a life on an excusable error 
by Tilton and scored on two infield outs and a 
single. Bowdoin took the lead in the second on 
Tuttle's single and Skolfield's homer. Eaton fol- 
lowed with a single but Daniels and Dodge flied 
out, ending the inning. 

Bowdoin tallied again in the third. Stetson 
drew a pass and McElwee and Tuttle singled. In 
the same inning, however, Harvard scored twice, 
evening matters up. Wingate reached first while 
McElwee fumbled his grounder. Clark hit for 
three bases and scored when Gannett dumped one 
in front of the plate. Another Harvard run in 
the fifth came through the combination of a pass, 
a sacrifice and a single by Ayres. 

Eaton scored Bowdoin's final run in the sixth, 
reaching first on a safe hit to left. Daniels sacri- 
ficed and Stetson's hit to center scored the run. 

Harvard won out in the eighth. Dodge passed 
Gannett who took second on Hardwick's sacri- 
fice. Felton went out, Tilton to Eaton, Gannett 
not daring to take third on the play. With two 
strikes called, Osborne made the hit that scored 
the winning run, and a minute later scored him- 
self on a single by Frye. 

In the seventh Tuttle and Skolfield had been 
hit by pitched balls. Only one man was down at 
the time, but Eaton flied to second and Daniels 
fanned. Again in the eighth Bowdoin got a man, 
but Felton proved the master of the situation. In 
the ninth, McElwee went out at first on a weak 
hit in front of the plate. Tuttle struck out and 
Skolfield drew a base on balls, but Eaton's out 
closed the game. 

The score: 

HARVARD 

ab r bh po a e 

Wingate, ss 4 2 I I 2 I 

Winter, 3b 2 1 o o I 

Clark, 2b 3 1 1 5 l ° 

Ayres, ib 402410 

Gannett, rf 3 1 o 2 1 

Hardwick, cf 3 ° ° 3 ° J 

Millholland, If 200100 

Osborne, c 4 1 2 9. 4 o 

Frye, p, If 301200 

Felton, p 200010 



Totals 



30 



6 27 



26 



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Stetson, rf 
Tilton, ss 
LaCasce, c 
McElwee, 3b 
Tuttle, If 
Skolfield, cf 
Eaton, ib 
Daniels, 2b 
Dodge, p 



ab 
4 

S 
S 
4 
4 
3 
5 
3 
4 



bh 



po 



o 



37 4 
2 



Totals 
Harvard 
Bowdoin 2 

Three-base hit, Clark 



9 24 16 4 
01002 x — 6 
o o 1 o — 4 
Home-run, Skolfield. 
Hits off Frye, 9 in 6 2-3 innings ; off Felton o in 
1 1-3 innings. Sacrifice hits, McElwee, Daniels, 
Hardwick. Stolen bases, Stetson, McElwee, Tut- 
tle, Daniels, Wingate, Ayres 2, Osborne and 
Frye. First base on balls, off Frye 1 : off Felton 
1 ; off Dodge 3. Hit by pitcher, Tuttle and Skol- 
field, by Felton. Struck out, by Frye 5 ; by Fel- 
ton 3. Wild pitches, Dodge 2. Umpire, Stafford. 



MAINE CENTRALS 10— BOWDOIN 3 

Making 16 hits for a total of 23 bases, seven 
of them in one inning, the Maine Centrals de- 
feated Bowdoin at Portland Saturday by the 
score of 10 to 3. Up to the fourth inning, all 
went well, from a Bowdoin point of view at 
least, but in the fourth, with one down, the rail- 
roaders started a batting bee that did not stop 
until seven runs had been scored. A base on balls 
and an error aided in the run-getting, but in ad- 
dition to the single error that can be given under 
the scoring rules, the Bowdoin infield made sev- 
eral errors of judgment that were responsible for 
the greater part of the runs. 

Bowdoin scored first in the second, when, with 
Eaton out on a ground ball to second base, Skol- 
field hammered a two-base hit to right center 
and scored when Tilton got on through Pum- 
phrey's error. Tilton tallied when Bradbury let 
Knight's grounder go through him, but Stetson 
ended the inning by fanning. 

In the fourth, the Maine Centrals made their 
seven runs. With two men out, Rawson was sent 
to the slab. He quelled the bat fest for a time, 
but the Maine Centrals scored three more runs 
before the game was over. 

Bowdoin's final tally came in the fifth. McEl- 
wee singled to left field, stole second, went to 
third on an error by Pumphrey, and came home 
on Tuttle's single over third base. During the 
game, Bowdoin had six men left on bases. 



The score : 








MAINE 


CENTRALS 




ab 


r 


tb 


Bradbury, ss 


3 


2 


I 


Thomas, 3b 


4 


I 


I 


H. Woodbury, If 


4 


I 


4 


Pumphrey, 2b 


5 


3 


5 


McFarland, c 


S 


I 


3 


F. Woodbury, rf, 


P 5 


I 


2 


Twaddle, ib 


4 


I 


3 


Swisko, cf 


4 








Hobbs, p 


3 





4 


Barron, rf 


1 









po 



Totals 







38 10 

BOWDOIN 

ab r 

4 

4 

4 

4 

3 

4 

3 

4 



2 3 

tb 



27 

po 
1 
2 

5 


9 



34 



Stetson, rf 

McElwee, 3b 

LaCasce, c 

Tuttle, If 

Eaton, ib 

Skolfield, cf 

Tilton, ss 

Daniels, 2b 

Knight, p 

Rawson, p 

Totals 

Innings 
Maine Centrals 
Bowdoin 02001000 — 3 

Two-base hits, Skolfield, Tilton, McFarland, 
H. Woodbury 2 ; three-base hits, Pumphrey, 
Hobbs; stolen bases, Bradbury, McElwee, Dan- 
iels; sacrifice hit, H. Woodbury; double plays, 
Knight to Eaton, McElwee to Daniels to Eaton, 
Pumphrey to Bradbury; hits, off Hobbs 4 in 6 in- 
nings, off Knight 8 in 3 2-3 innings, off Rawson 
8 in 4 1-3 innings; base on balls, by Knight 3, by 
Hobbs 2, by Woodbury ; struck out, by Knight, by 
Rawson 3, by Woodbury 3, by Hobbs 5. Umpire, 
Hassett. Time of game, 2h. 5m. 



3 


6 


24 


3 4 


S 


6 7 


7 





1 



8 9 



COBURN 5— BOWDOIN 2nd 3 

The Bowdoin Second was defeated by Coburn 
5-3. The game — played on the Colby diamond — 
was practically featureless. Hall had some dif- 
ficulty at first in pitching from a raised mound, 
but found the plate in the third inning. The 
score : 

BOWDOIN 2ND 

ab h r po a e 
Larrabee, If 500310 

Kelley, ss 520020 

Minott, 3b 400220 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



27 



Dole, 2b 


4 


Woodman, cf 


2 


Stuart, rf 


4 


Olson, ib 


3 


Wiggin, c 


3 


Hall, p 


3 



3 


1 


1 


Brooks, cf 


4 








1 

















Brady, 3b 


4 














4 


1 








Chick, If 


3 








1 








9 


1 


1 


Knowles, 2b 


3 








3 





1 


6 


1 


1 



















2 





Totals 


33 


5 


2 


27 


6 


10 



Totals 



33 



3 24 10 



COBURN 

ab h r po a 

W. Libby, If 42150 

Fraser, 3b 30010 

Williams, ss 31232 

Palmer, c 41072 

MacCormick, ib 3 1 180 

Orcott, rf 41000 

Ashley, cf 20021 

Belger, p 3 1 1 1 2 

Foster, 2b 30001 



Totals 



29 



5 27 8 



BOWDOIN 2nd 9 -S. PORTLAND HIGH 2 
One Bowdoin team, at least, took their oppo- 
nents into camp Saturday. While the Varsity 
was getting a hammering out on the Forest Ave- 
nue grounds the second team was piling up a de- 
cisive score against South Portland High on the 
Pine Tree grounds. The final score was 9-2 but 
never during the game was the result uncertain. 
Ragged fielding on the part of the high school 
boys was largely responsible for their defeat. 
The feature of the game was the pitching of 
Fraser '16. He retired 17 men and allowed only 
five hits. The score : 





BOWDOIN 2ND 










ab 


h 


r 


po 


a 


e 


Kuhn, rf 


6 


1 





1 








Kelley, ss 


6 


2 


2 


1 


4 





Minott, 2b 


4 











2 


1 


Stuart, c 


3 


1 


3 


17 








Gardner, 3b 


5 


1 


2 





1 





Olson, ib 


5 


2 


1 


6 





1 


Woodman, cf 


S 


2 


1 


2 








Allen, rf 


4 


1 














Fraser, p 


5 


1 















Totals ' 43 11 9 27 5 2 

SOUTH PORTLAND HIGH 

ab h r po a e 

Merritt, c 3 o o 12 3 
Rich, ib 421602 

Wilson, ss 4 1 o I 1 1 

Carter, rf 4 1 1 2 o o 

Parrott, p 4 1 I 2 2 



FOOD FOR FANS 

Before the next Orient appears, the annual 
quadrangular struggle for the College Baseball 
Championship of Maine will have begun. On 
May 3 all four colleges enter the lists, Bates 
meeting Maine at Orono and Bowdoin meeting 
Colby at Waterville. To attempt to show how 
one team will win the championship and another 
team finish in the cellar is worse than useless, for 
all four colleges have a habit of tricking the best 
of dopesters. However, a summing-up of the 
prospects will not be out of place. 

Each of the teams is suffering from the loss 
of veterans, particularly among the pitchers. 
Maine is handicapped by the loss of Stobie, the 
twirler who defeated Bowdoin last year on Whit- 
tier Field, while Bowdoin has lost Lee Means, 
the hero of the 18-inning Ivy Day game. In 
James and Steves, Colby has two good pitchers. 
In the Harvard game James first showed his 
form of last year. Bates is credited with hav- 
ing the two best pitchers in the state, Stinson and 
Anderson. Colby's outfield is practically new 
and her infield has been somewhat changed. 
Sturtevant and Good have left places which are 
hard to fill. 

From the form shown by the colleges in their 
games outside the state, Bowdoin has a slight ad- 
vantage over the others. The infield is one of 
the fastest in recent years while the outfield has 
hit hard and fielded steadily. It is in the box that 
Bowdoin's need would seem to be greatest, but 
that need is being well met. Dodge seems to be 
free from the wildness which kept him out of the 
box last year, while in Rawson, Stetson, and 
Knight, he has three good understudies. 

On May 3 the first entries will be made in the 
average column, the race will be on, and dope 
sheets may have to be drawn up anew. 



N. E. ORATORICAL. LEAGUE SPEAKER 

The New England Oratorical League's an- 
nual contest will be held at Wesleyan, Middle- 
town, Conn., Thursday evening, May 1. Bowdoin 
will be represented by Alfred H. Sweet, winner 
of the '68 prize speaking cup. Besides Mr. Sweet 
there will be representatives of Amherst, Brown, 
Williams and Wesleyan. 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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EDITORIAL BOARD 



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alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
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Single copies, 10 cents. 



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Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII APRIL 29, 1913 No. 4 

Music in the Air 

The Student Council has recently taken action 
in the matter of College Sings and it is hoped in 
various quarters that their idea will be carried 
through to a successful termination. Of late, the 
student body has been very prompt in taking ad- 
vantage of their opportunities. These college 
sings should be looked at in the light of one of 
the greatest opportunities of the college year. 
Never before have we had the preparation given 
by the class sings, never before have we had the 
direction of a trained musician such as Professor 
Wass, never before have we had such a large 
number of good songs to sing. Enthusiasts 
among the student body have high hopes of de- 
veloping the student singing and songs until it 
shall be one of the distinctive features of Bow- 
doin life. Certainly, the future is bright if the 
possibilities of the present are fully grasped. The 
call for the first sing will soon come. Let us 
make it a good one. 



Dramatics and the Dramatic Club 

The Masque and Gown presents Alt Heidel- 
berg this evening in Portland. It is by far the 
most ambitious attempt yet made by Bowdoin's 
Dramatic Club and those who are in touch with 
rehearsals are confident that it will be their 
greatest success. This organization, founded 
only a few years ago, has been making rapid 
strides in the last two or three years and is now a 
feature of undergraduate activity. 

There is yet much to be done before the hopes 
of those who are now actively engaged in the 
work are realized. It is only for us at this time 
to record the milestone in the club's existence 
and to express the appreciation of the general 
college body in the work of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur 
Brown, the faculty members, and the officers of 
the present organization for the great impetus 
they are giving to this valuable branch of college 
activity. 



PRAY ENGLISH PRIZE 

Professor Mitchell recently announced the sub- 
ject for the Pray English Prize essays. This 
prize of forty-five dollars, given by Dr. Thomas 
J. W. Pray of the Class of 1844, is awarded each 
year to the writer of the best essay on an as- 
signed subject connected with English Literature. 
The contest is open to members of the Senior 
class. The subject this year is "The Use of the 
Supernatural in Shakespeare's "Macbeth,' 'Ham- 
let,' and 'The Tempest.' " The essay should be 
at least 2500 words long. A typewritten copy, 
signed with a fictitious name, must be left at 
Room 4, Memorial Hall, not later than Wednes- 
dav, Tune 11. 



MASQUE AND GOWN IN PORTLAND 

"Alt Heidelberg," which will be given at the 
Casco Theater, Portland, tonight, is by far one 
of the prettiest plays that the Masque and Gown 
has staged for many seasons. The offering is 
peculiarly fitted to a college organization as the 
characters, which are nearly all students, do not 
have to be acted, but lived by the participants. 
From a scenic point of view there are few pieces 
of note that have so many pleasing possibilities. 
In the garden scene the stage management claims 
that it has some unique features. Following the 
Portland opening there may be several other per- 
formances. 

CAST OF CHARACTERS 

The Prince Cedric R. Crowell '13 

Kathie Edward R. Elwell '15 

Frau Ruder Alden F. Head '16 

Frau Dorffel Robert C. Clark '16 



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Van Haugh Leon C. Jones '13 

Jiittner Chester G. Abbott '13 

Von Passage Robert D. Leigh '14 

Von Breitenberg Stanley F. Dole '13 

Detlev Winthrop S. Greene '13 

Von Wedell Clifford Russell '14 

Bilz Ralph Buell '14 

Englebrecht George Hall '15 

Student Alan R. Cole '14 

Glanz Ralph Buell '14 

Reuter Robert J. Evans '15 

Lutz W. F. Twombly '13 

Kellerman John E. Dunphy '13 

Scheuermann Robert D. Leigh '14 

Ruder Paul Donahue '14 

SCENES 

Act 1. Interior of Palace at Karlsburg. 

Act 2. Garden at Heidelberg. 

Act 3. Prince's apartments at Heidelberg (four 
months later). 

Act 4. Scene 1 — Same as act 1 (two years 
later). Scene 2 — Same as act 2. 



THETA DELTA CHI HOUSE PARTY 

The Eta Charge of Theta Delta Chi held its 
annual house party and dance at the Charge 
house last Friday afternoon and evening. The 
committee in charge of the affair consisted of 
Neil Fogg '13, Horace A. Barton '14, Ralph L. 
Buell '14, William Livingstone '15 and Arthur E. 
Littlefield '16. Lovell's Orchestra furnished mu- 
sic, and Morton catered for the occasion. 

In the afternoon was a reception which was 
largely attended by members of the faculty, stu- 
dents, town people and out-of-town guests. 

The patronesses at the dance, which began at 
nine o'clock and lasted until a late hour, were 
Mrs. Wilmot B. Mitchell and Mrs. Frank E. 
Woodruff of Brunswick, Mrs. W. C. Fogg of 
Freeport and Mrs. H. E. Cole of Bath. 

Among the guests present at the dance were 
the following: Misses Edith Monroe, Alice Fos- 
ter, Gertrude King, Emily Mansfield, Alberta 
Robinson, Dorothy True, Marion Elwell and 
Elizabeth Payson of Portland; Ruth Nearing, 
Pauline Herring, Mabel Wood, Helen Mitchell, 
Annie Hall, Alexina LaPointe, Frances Skolfield 
and Helen Snow of Brunswick; Barbara John- 
son and Ruth Capen of Augusta; Milicent Clif- 
ford of Bath; Lillian Fogg of Freeport; Ruth 
Greene of Brighton, Mass. ; Marie Fogg of West- 
brook; Viola Smith of Dorchester, Mass. 



Bowdoin, Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Amherst, 
Union and Brown, enjoyed a banquet and social 
evening at the Falmouth Hotel in Portland. The 
entire active chapter of Bowdoin was present. 
Prof. William A. Moody and Prof. Marshall P. 
Cram were guests. The following officers of the 
Alpha Delta Phi Association of Maine were 
elected: President, Rt. Rev. Bishop Robert Cod- 
man, D.D. ; vice-president, Dr. John F. Thomp- 
son of Portland; secretary and treasurer, Neal 
W. Allen of Portland. 



DR. ABBOTT HONORED 

Dr. Edville G. Abbott of the Class of 1901 has 
recently received signal honors. In Paris and 
Berlin, the surgeons paid him just tribute for 
what is universally conceded to be a new discov- 
ery in surgery, termed lateral curvature. At 
Paris, he favored the Sorboune, an organization 
of the leading surgeons of France, with the pres- 
entation of a paper; and at Berlin he read a paper 
and gave a demonstration before the German 
Orthopedic Congress. 

Upon his return to America he was tendered a. 
complimentary banquet by the Cumberland Club 
of Portland, Me. 

To another Bowdoin man, Oramel H. Stanley 
of the Class of 1909, much credit is due for Dr. 
Abbott's success. It was he who allowed his. 
body to be experimented on, distorted, and then 
straightened. Bowdoin men may well be proud' 
of the spirit showed by this modern heroism. 



ALPHA DELTA PHI BANQUET 
Monday evening, April 21, fifty members of 
the Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, representing 



SECOND OUTDOOR MEET 

The second in the series of trial meets in prep- 
aration for the dual meet with Trinity on May 10 
was run off on Whittier Field Saturday after- 
noon. The Freshmen won with a score of 36 
points; the Sophomores took second place with 
31, the Juniors third with 28, and the Seniors 
last with 14. Although no times were given out 
for publication, several good marks were made 
in the short dashes and hurdles. The new men 
showed up well, and with two more weeks of 
practice remaining before the Trinity meet, they 
should be in good shape to win points to increase 
the total which Captain Haskell and the veteran 
trackmen are sure to make. The summary: 

100-yard Dash: Wyman '16, first; Smith '15, 
second; Haskell '13, third. 

220-yard Dash: Smith '15, first; Haskell '13,. 
second; McWilliams '15, third. 

440-yard Dash: Ireland '16, first; Powers '16,. 
second; Livingston '15, third. 

880-yard Run: Wright '14, first; Stowell '14,. 
second; Peters '14, third. 



-3° 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Mile Run: Tarbox '14, first; Porritt '15, sec- 
ond; Eberhardt '13, third. 

Two-Mile Run: Tarbox '14, first. 

High Jump: Boardman '16, first; Garland '14 
• and Wood '16, tied for second. 

Broad Jump: Smith '15, first; Haskell '13, sec- 
•ond. 

Pole Vault: McKenney '15, first; Merrill '14, 
-second. 

Shot Put: Leadbetter '16, first; Moulton '16, 
-second; Parkhurst '13, third. 

Discus Throw: Leadbetter '16, first; Moulton 
'16, second; Parkhurst '13, third. 

120-yard Hurdles: Floyd '15, first; Hubbard 
'14, second. 

220-yard Hurdles: Jones '13, first; Floyd '15, 
■second; A. Pratt '14, third. 



time and promise to develop into speedy runners. 
With the men whose ability we already know 
and those who always "come through" at the last 
moment, it seems that we have a very good 
chance of winning the Trinity Meet. As to dope 
on the Maine Meet, we can better judge after 
our meet with Trinity. 



TRACK PROSPECTS 



Track prospects are getting brighter every day 
out on Whittier Field. Either new men are 
showing unexpected ability or the veterans are 
outdoing themselves. There is but one cloud 
"hanging over track affairs at present. Captain 
Haskell has developed a bad ankle in some way. 
The trouble is not in the bone or ligaments but 
seems to be an infection that has got into the 
muscle. However, Dr. Whittier feels sure that 
it will come around all right in a few days. 

One of the pleasantest surprises a college can 
be presented with is a "dark horse" track star in 
the Freshman class. Bowdoin track fans got 
their surprise last Saturday when Wyman '16 
■ easily won the 100-yard dash. And the fact that 
Wyman, without training or experience, beat 
men with the ability, training and experience of 
P. Smith, McWilliams and Captain Haskell, is 
enough to show that he is a sprinter with great 
possibilities. Although no time was given out 
for publication it is understood that Wyman runs 
the 100 about as fast as it has been run in this 
state for several years. Coach Finneran is confi- 
dent that Wyman will pull down a first place in 
the Trinity Meet if not in the State Meet. 

Smith '15 and McWilliams '15 are also show- 
ing good speed and form in the dashes, especially 
Smith in the 220-yard dash. Wright '14 is run- 
ning a strong, fast half and looks like a point 
taker. Leadbetter is getting the hammer and 
discus out a little farther every day. Coach 
Finneran puts him down for a couple of sure 
'firsts in the Trinity Meet. 

The only weak spot seems to be in the dis- 
tances. Tarbox '14 is the only distance runner 
•we have that has had any experience. Marshall 
'16 and Irving '16 are running stronger all the 



THE MAN OF NIPPUR 



A large number listened with great pleasure to 
the brilliant address on "The Man of Nippur," 
given Monday evening, April 21, by Mr. Edward 
P. Mitchell '71, the editor of the New York Sun 
and the author of "Phi Chi." Mr. Mitchell's ad- 
dress was based upon his conception that the 
human mind is a constant factor in human devel- 
opment ; that all through the ages it has remained 
unchanged, and therefore the present day think- 
ers have no advantage over the men of the older 
civilizations. The scope of the address enabled 
him to draw interesting contrasts between the 
lives of the ancients and our own lives and his 
discourse was constantly illuminated by allusions, 
both classical and modern, the product of wit and 
fancy. In a most delicate manner Mr. Mitchell 
pointed out that the members of the Ibis at Bow- 
doin College are probably not superior in intel- 
lect to the members of a similar order in old 
Athens, or ancient Egypt. He also made some 
contrasts between the sons of Bowdoin, naming 
some of the graduates of the early classes, and 
paying a tribute to some of the early members of 
the faculty. After discussing various possibili- 
ties for the actual improvement of the human 
mind, including surgical and therapeutic aids, he 
reached the conclusion that the only means would 
be through the hereditary memory, and the per- 
son who is thus endowed will become master or 
mistress of the world. 



Clufi anD Council Meetings 

The Student Council held a meeting Thursday 
evening, April 24. It was decided to hold college 
sings on the Sunday evenings during the rest of 
the semester. A college customs committee as 
appointed consists of L. Smith, Wood and Leigh. 
R. Leigh '14 was elected as business representa- 
tive of the College at the New England Oratori- 
cal Contest, to be held at Wesley an, May 1. 

One of the most successful club meetings of 
the year was that of the Government Club held 
at the Beta Theta Pi House, Wednesday, April 
23. Hon. Alton C. Wheeler, the Progressive 
leader of the State Senate, talked to the body on 
the subject of Public Utilities Bill recently en- 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



3i 



acted by the Legislature and which he had a 
large share in framing. After the address an in- 
formal discussion of the bill, its effects, the com- 
mission and the control of public utilities took 
place. The club was very fortunate in having 
such an expert to speak to them on a question of 
vital interest to citizens of the state. About thirty 
members were present. 

The first meeting of the newly formed biology 
club was held in the biology lecture room last 
Thursday. The constitution which had been 
drawn up by an organizing committee was ac- 
cepted and the following men were elected to of- 
fice. Philip H. Pope '14, president; Omar P. 
Badger '14, secretary and treasurer; Samuel W. 
Chase '14, vice-president. 

A large crowd enjoyed the concert given by 
the Musical Clubs at the twenty-fifth anniversary 
celebration at Thompson's store in Bath last 
Tuesday. The large floor space was cleared for 
the occasion and a dance was held after the con- 
cert. The program given was the same as that 
given in the other concerts. 



2Dn tbe Campus 

Miss Marion Haines of Portland has accepted 
the position of pianist at the Pastime Theatre. 

The weekly Freshman sing was held Friday 
afternoon at 5 o'clock and the Sophomore sing at 
7 o'clock. 

The Musical Clubs will hold their joint concert 
with Bates May 9 instead of April 30, as previ- 
ously announced. 

The possibility of a dual track meet between 
the Freshmen and one of the larger preparatory 
schools of the state has been discussed and re- 
jected. 

The March number of the Quill will be omitted 
and a June number will be published in its place. 
The April number will appear some time this 
week. 

There is to be a College Sing next Friday 
evening at 7 o'clock in Memorial Hall. This is 
to be in preparation for the Snow Song Cup con- 
test, and everyone is strongly urged to be present. 
Next Saturday there is to be a handicap golf 
tournament open to all members of the Golf Club. 
Those who wish to enter should hand in their 
names at once to Paul Donahue, together with 
the scores which they have made during April. 

Archery practice is held every afternoon from 
3 to '5 back of the Psi U house. Dr. Whittier has 
provided bows and arrows so that all may shoot 
without money and without price. All students 
who have a spare afternoon are urged to come 
and get interested in the sport. Equipment may 



be had on application at the Theta Delt house. 

The annual track and field meet of the New 
England I. C. A. A. will be held this year for the 
first time in the Harvard Stadium instead of at 
Springfield as formerly. The reasons for the 
change are chiefly financial. 

All the classes are urged to make an extra ef- 
fort to get a large number out to the rest of the 
"sings." Interest seems to be dropping off a lit- 
tle on account of the many other activities. The 
dace of the prize competition has not been defi- 
nitely decided upon but will come sometime the 
first of June. 

State Superintendent of Schools Payson Smith 
evidently realizes that Peace Day does not 
amount to much unless it is marked by some spe- 
cial observance. He has therefore asked the 
teachers of our state to set apart a little time for 
appropriate exercises. As the anniversary falls 
on May 18, a Sunday, he urges the program to 
be concluded on either the 16th or 19th.— Bruns- 
wick Record. 

Adjourns? 

A a recent meeting the Senior class voted to 
follow the usual custom of wearing cap and gown 
to chapel and morning recitations during the lat- 
ter part of the spring term. The first appearance 
of the spring regalia, a little late for Easter, will 
be Sunday, May 4. The class has also adopted 
the custom, now in vogue in a number of col- 
leges and universities, of having class canes of 
sufficient size so that each member of the class 
can carve his initials thereon. 



mitt) tt)e Jfacultp 

Prof. Mitchell preached last Sunday at New- 
castle, Maine. 

President Hyde attended a meeting of the trus- 
tees of Exeter Academy in Boston during the 
week. 

Professor Brown and Professor Bell are to 
take leading parts in the play entitled "Cousin 
Kate," to be given by the Brunswick Dramatic 
Club. Mrs. Arthur Brown, the dramatic coach 
for "Alt Heidelburg," is to play the role of 
Cousin Kate. 

Professor William Hawley Davis was one of 
the judges of the debate Friday night at Lewis- 
ton between Bates and Clark College of Worces- 
ter, Mass. 

Dr. Little attended the annual meeting of New 
England College Librarians at Yale University 
last Saturday. The object of these meetings is to 
discuss things of interest to college librarians as 
distinct from the public librarians. 



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CALENDAR 

April 

29. — Bowdoin vs. Tufts at Medford. 

Masque and Gown Performance at Casco 
Theatre, Portland. 
30. — Bowdoin vs. Andover at Andover. 

Government Club Meeting at D. U. House. 
May 

1. — N. E. Oratorical League Contest. 
2. Beta Theta Pi House Party. 
Kappa Sigma House Party. 
College Sing in Memorial Hall, 7.00. 
3. — Bowdoin vs. Colby at Waterville. 
Bates vs. Maine at Orono. 
Bowdoin 2nd vs. Morse High at Bath. 
Handicap Golf Tournament. 
9. — Bowdoin- Bates Joint Concert at Lewiston. 
10. — Trinity-Bowdoin Dual Meet at Bruns- 
wick. 
16. — Commencement Parts and Hawthorne 
Prize Stories Due. 



alumni Department 

'50, '67. — Howard University, founded by Gen- 
eral O. O. Howard '50, is meeting with great 
prosperity under the new president, Dr. Stephen 
M. Newman '67. The catalogue reveals a total 
of 1490 students, representing thirty-seven states 
together with Canada, Cuba, British West Indies, 
East India, Panama, Porto Rico, St. Andrew's 
Island, South Africa and South America. Be- 
sides being a great national university, Howard 
is also noted for its enrolment of the darker races 
of the world. 

y jy. — After being honored to the highest de- 
gree, Admiral and Mrs. Peary have departed 
from Rome. They will go first to Egypt, then to 
Germany, where Admiral Peary will lecture, and 
also to Switzerland. The couple will arrive in 
America by July 1. 

Nowhere has the Admiral been so frankly and 
sincerely praised for his achievement as in Rome. 
Mrs. Peary, furthermore, became a great social 
favorite there. Ambassador O'Brien and his 
wife gave a charming luncheon for the Pearys 
just before they left for Naples. An interested 
company of notable Americans and Italians sur- 
rounded the explorer. 

'97. — Mr. Samuel P. Ackley has removed from 
Chicago and now has his office at 759 Monadnock 
Building, San Francisco, California. 

'97. — Mr. James E. Rhodes, and, recently ed- 
ited and compiled a series of lectures on "Liabil- 
ity and Compensation Insurance," which he de- 
livered last winter before the Insurance Institute 
of Hartford. 



'00. — Mr. Simon M. Hamlin was recently 
elected Superintendent of Schools in South Port- 
land. Mr. Hamlin was a former principal of the 
South Portland High School, and it is with great 
satisfaction to all that he has received this posi- 
tion. 

'03. — The Class of 1903 is out to win the Snow 
commencement cup awarded annually to the class 
that has the largest percentage of living members 
present at commencement. A committee in 
charge of the tenth reunion of the class is com- 
posed of: Edward F. Abbott of Auburn, Samuel 
B. Gray of Oldtown, Donald E. MacCormick of 
South Framingham, Mass., Leon V. Walker of 
Portland and Thomas C. White of Lewiston. Dr. 
Francis A. Welch of Portland has been chosen 
to compile a record of the achievements of the 
members of the class. During commencement 
week, the class headquarters will be on Cleave- 
land Street. 

The College is proud not only of the large 
attendance promised by the Class of 1903, but 
also of its plan known as the Decennial Fund, 
like that of 1902 and 1904. By this scheme each 
member of the class promises to pay an agreed 
amount to the class treasurer annually for the 
first ten years after graduation. At the end of 
that period the class decides upon the object oi 
value to Bowdoin to which to devote the fund, 
as will be done by 1903 at the coming Commence- 
ment. It is hoped that other classes will follow 
the example of spirit shown by 1903. The Orient 
will be glad to receive notice of plans for Com- 
mencement which any other classes are making. 

'03. — Mrs. Susan Wolverton Jenney, of Flint, 
Mich., announces the engagement of her daugh- 
ter, Ethel, to Selden Osgood Martin of Cam- 
bridge. Mr. Martin is also graduate of Harvard, 
class of 1904. At present he is an instructor in 
the Harvard Graduate School of Business Ad- 
ministration. 

'05. — Wallace C. Philoon, lieutenant in U.S.A., 
who was operated on Monday, April 14, at St. 
Peter's Hospital, Albany, N. Y., is slowly gain- 
ing. 

ex-'ii. — Edward James Barnes Palmer, a for- 
mer member of 191 1, and a graduate of Harvard, 
who has been on the faculty of Allegheny Col- 
lege, died April 3. 

MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE 
Bowdoin College 

ADDtSON S. THAYER, Dean 
10 Deering Street Portland, MaiDe 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 6, 1913 



NO. 5 



BOWDOIN MEETS MAINE TOMORROW 
ON WHITTIER FIELD AT 4 P. M. 

THEY'RE OFF 

Saturday's games began the struggle which 
will last until June 6, when Bowdoin and Bates 
will meet in the last of the championship games. 
As a result of the first round, supporters of Bates 
and Bowdoin see the pennant so much nearer, the 
other two see Fortune against them at the first 
try, and all four redouble their efforts for the 
next contest. 

The standing: 

Won Lost Ave. 
Bates i o 1.000 

Bowdoin i o i. ooo 

Colby o i .ooo 

Maine . o I .ooo 



BOWDOIN 4— COLBY 1 



For ten exciting innings, James of Colby, the 
man who held Harvard to one hit, pitched mar- 
vellous ball against Bowdoin, but it was for ten 
innings only. In the eleventh, Bowdoin's fierce 
batting rally scored four runs and gave the White 
a commanding lead. Dodge, pitching for Bow- 
doin, won his own game in the eleventh, when, 
with the bases filled, he hit for three bases and 
put the game on ice. 

Up to the final- session, it was a pitcher's bat- 
tle with neither man having the advantage. Al- 
though James struck out 13 men, four more than 
did Dodge, James allowed two more hits than 
Dodge, and gave two more bases on balls. 

Colby had a come-back in the last of the elev- 
enth, and succeeding in saving a whitewash by 
scoring one lone tally. Both sides came near 
scoring in the tenth inning, when a run for either 
side would have meant the game, but fast fielding 
prevented a score. Bowdoin played an errorless 
game while Colby made three errors, a part of 
them figuring in the runs. 

All kinds of classy ball was offered by the in- 
fielders of both teams, while some long catches in 



the outfield saved runs on more than one occa- 
sion. McElwee at short accepted ten chances 
without an error, while Eaton offered the gilt- 
edged article. Berry and Lowney played good 
ball for the losers and in the tenth, two flies 
taken by these two men kept the game going an- 
other inning. 

In the first inning, Stetson walked, but McEl- 
wee and Weatherill fanned and LaCasce died on 
an infield out. Colby was out in order. 

Daniels, Tuttle and Skolfield were out in order 
in the second, while Colby got a runner as far as 
the middle sack, only to have him left there. In 
the third, Eaton went out, short to first. Skol- 
field struck out, while Tilton flied to LaFleur. 
Lowney stepped in the way of one of "Peeler's" 
speedy benders, and stole second, but a snappy 
double play by Skolfield and McElwee killed all 
hope of a run in that inning. 

In the fourth Bowdoin's chance for a run 
looked good. With none out McElwee singled 
and stole second and third. LaCasce went out at 
first, Mac not trying for home. Weatherill hit 
the ball, but McElwee was out at the plate. Tut- 
tle singled, but it was too late. 

After Tilton had fanned in the fifth, Eaton and 
Dodge singled, but Eaton was out at third trying 
to make third on Dodge's hit. Stetson was out at 
first. Colby went out in order. Daniels replaced 
Weatherill at second. Both sides went out, one, 
two, three in the sixth, while Bowdoin repeated 
the trick in the seventh. Colby singled twice, but 
a strikeout and two infield flies ended the inning. 
The eighth and ninth innings were speedy. Stet- 
son got as far as second in the eighth, but was 
left there. In the ninth, LaCasce was. caught off 
first after getting a single. Colby went out in 
order in both sessions. 

In the tenth, Skolfield singled and took second 
on a passed ball and Tilton drew a pass. Eaton 
fanned and Dodge's hard drive was gathered in 
by Berry in centerfield. Stetson's hit advanced 
the runners. With the bases full, McElwee 
knocked a high foul that Lowney captured after 
a desperate effort. In the same inning Colby got 
a man as far as third. Cummings singled, was 
sacrificed to second, and stole third. Campbell 
fanned. Lowney walked. Tilton reached Simp- 



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son's foul fly and the side was out. 

It was in the eleventh that Bowdoin's rally 
won the game. LaCasce went out, third to first. 
Daniels got on through James' errorT Tuttle 
hit for two bases and Skolfield walked. James 
threw wild trying to catch him off first and 
Daniels scored. Tilton walked, but Tuttle 
was out at home on Eaton's grounder. Then 
came Dodge's triple and Skolfield, Tilton and 
Eaton crossed the plate. 

In Colby's half, Reed and Nutting got on. 
Reed scored in a double steal, but Nutting was 
caught between first and second. Berry flied to 
Skolfield and James was out, Tilton to Eaton. 

The score: 

BOWDOIN 

ab r bh po a e 

Stetson, rf 502200 

McElwee, ss 501640 

LaCasce, c 401900 

Weatherill, 2b 2 o 1 1 o 

Daniels, 2b 3 1 1 2 

Tuttle, If 502100 

Skolfield, cf 4 1 1 2 1 o 

Eaton, ib 5 1 1 10 1 o 

Dodge, p 502020 



Totals 



Simpson, If 
Reed, ib 
Nutting, rf 
Berry, cf 
James, p 



Cummings, 2b 

La Fleur, 3b 2 

Campbell, ss 4 

Lowney, c 2 



4i 4 10 33 13 

COLBY 

ab r bh po a 
50010 
5 1 1 11 o 
50201 
50210 
50001 



o 16 



Totals 37 1 7 33 14 3 

Bowdoin 0000000000 4 — 4 
Colby 0000000000 1 — 1 

Two-base hits, Tuttle, Reed. Three-base hit, 
Dodge. Sacrifice hits, LaCasce, LaFleur. 
Stolen bases, Stetson, Lowney 2, Cummings, Nut- 
ting. Double plays, Skolfield to McElwee. First 
base on balls, off Dodge, 2 ; off James, 4. Hit by 
pitcher, Lowney. Struck out, by Dodge, 9 ; by 
James, 13. Passed balls, Lowney, 2. Time, 2.40. 
Umpire, Carrigan. 



TUFTS 5— BOWDOIN 3 
Bowdoin was defeated by Tufts April 29, on 
the Tufts Oval by a score of 5 to 3. The game 
was fast and filled with excitement from the first 



inning. Both teams played without an error. 

The feature of the game came in the third in- 
ning. Bowdoin had filled the bases with none 
out. McElwee hit a sharp grounder to Harris 
who fielded the ball to Jameson at the plate. 
Jameson doubled the play by a quick throw to 
first. LaCasce, who was on second at the begin- 
ning of the play, attempted to reach the plate but 
was caught by a quick return throw from first. 

Tufts scored in the first inning on Stafford's 
single and Lee's triple. Neither side scored again 
until the seventh when Bowdoin put three men 
across the plate on a combination of a pass, two 
singles and a two-bagger. 

Tufts nosed out a victory in the eighth by 
timely hits. Gurvin was passed and scored on 
Marzynski's triple to center field. Marzynski 
scored on a Texas-leaguer to right field by Lee. 
The other two runs were the results of singles. 

TUFTS 

ab bh po a e 

Stafford, 2b 41000 

Gurvin, 3b 10020 

Marzynski, cf 41200 

Lee, ss 32120 

Bennett, ib 4 1 14 1 

Donnellan, rf 42000 

Angell, If 41300 

Jameson, c 20430 

Meagher, c 1 o I 1 

Harris, p 30250 

Krepps, p 00000 



Totals 



30 8 27 14 

BOWDOIN 

ab bh po a 
3100 
2023 

4 1 5 1 

2 1 1 o 
4 o 10 o 

3 'o 3 o 
4210 
3010 
3106 



o 



o 







o 



Stetson, rf 
McElwee, ss 
LaCasce, c 
Tuttle, If 
Eaton, ib 
Skolfield, cf 
Tilton, 3b 
Kelley, 2b 
Dodge, p 
*Rawson 

Totals 

Innings 
Tufts 
Bowdoin 

Runs made by — Stafford, Gurvin, Marzynski, 
Lee, Angell, Tuttle, Skolfield, Tilton. Two-base 
hits — Donnellan, Stetson, Tuttle. Three-base 
hits — Lee, Marzynski. Home run — Angell. Sac- 
rifice hits — Gurvin, McElwee, Tuttle. Stolen 
base — Skolfield. First base on balls — By Harris 
6, by Dodge 3. Left on bases — Tufts 6, Bowdoin 



28 6 f23 10 o 
123456789 
10000004 — 5 
00000030 — 3 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



35 



2. Struck out — By Harris 4, by Krepps 1, by 
Dodge 5. Triple play — Harris to Jameson to 
Bennett to Jameson. Passed ball — Jameson. Hit 
by pitched ball — Gurvin. Time — ih. 30m. Um- 
pire — Conroy. Attendance — 800. 



*Batted for Kelley in ninth inning, 
f Bennett out, hit by batted ball. 



ANDOVER 5— BOWDOIN 2 

By bunching their hits in the fourth, fifth and 
sixth innings and by tight fielding, Andover de- 
feated Bowdoin on the Academy's field 5-2. The 
game was practically without features except pos- 
sibly the good fielding put up by both teams. 
Sharpe and Grant pitched good ball for Andover 
and neither was hit hard. Rawson started for 
Bowdoin but retired in favor of Dodge. 

Kenney and Snell starred for Andover and 
Eaton and McElwee for Bowdoin. 



ANDOVER 



Early, If 
Ames, cf 
Kinney, ss 
Murray, 3b 
Wiley, c 
Homan, lb 
Eadie, rf 
Snell, 2b 
Sharpe, p 
Grant, p 
Totals 



Stetson, rf 
McElwee, ss 
LaCasce, c 
Tuttle, If 
Eaton, ib 
Skolfield, cf 
Tilton, 3b 
Kelley, 2b 
Rawson, p 
Dodge, p 
Totals 
Innings 
Andover 
Bowdoin 



BOWDOIN 



bh po a e 
0200 
1 o 1 
3 4 6i 
1 1 4 1 
1630 

12 1 1 

1 1 00 
1 1 4 o 
0000 
1000 
9 27 18 4 

bh po a e 



1 5 ■ o 
0010 
4 24 11 3 
123456789 
00021200 — 5 
0001 1000 — 2 
R uns — Ames, Kinney, Murray, Wiley, Grant, 
McElwee, Rawson. Two-base hits — Kinney, 
Snell, Grant. Sacrifice hit— Homan. Stolen 
bases— Snell, Ames, McElwee, Stetson, Tuttle, 
Kelley, Tilton. First base on balls — Off Grant, 
1 ; off Rawson, 1. Struck out— By Sharpe, 2; by 
Grant, 2; by Rawson, 3; by Dodge, 3. Double 



play— Murray, Homan and Wiley. Passed ball — 
Wiley. Hit by pitched ball — Homan, Skolfield. 
Time — ih. 45m. Umpire — Jordan. Attendance 
— 600. 



BOWDOIN 2nd 9— MORSE HIGH 8 

In a fast game the Bowdoin 2nd team 
won from Morse High School Saturday after- 
noon by the close- score of 9 to 8. The Bath boys 
gave the college team the only scare in the 
seventh when they tied the score. This made 
our hopefuls get a hump on and take another run 
in the first of the eighth, which was the final tally 
of the contest. 

Bowdoin 2nd 20031201 — -9 

Morse H. S. 01110140 — 8 

Batteries : Fraser and Stuart ; Pomeroy and 
Sprague. 



AMHERST WINS ORATORICAL CONTEST 

Henry S. Leiper '13 of Amherst College was 
the winner : ~ ?-"* fourth annual contest of the 
New England Intercollegiate Oratorical League, 
held at Middletown, Conn., Thursday, May I. 
The subject was "The College Man and the Call 
of the Hour." Mr. Leiper represented his col- 
lege at the contest at Bowdoin two years ago and 
was alternate last year. Henry Crane '13 of 
Wesleyan received honorable mention. 

At the election of officers for the coming year, 
R. D. Leigh '14 of Bowdoin was chosen president 
of the League; R. O. Delaney '14 of Wesleyan, 
vice-president; William Hinkle '14 of Williams, 
secretary-treasurer. The contest will be held 
next year at Williams. 

The program was as follows : 
"The Case for Ulster," 

Dwight Copley Pitcher, Williams College 
"The Betrayal of a Nation," 

Louis Israel Newman, Brown University 
"The War in the Balkans," 

Alfred Henry Sweet, Bowdoin College 
"The College Man and the Call of the Hour," 

Henry Smith Leiper, Amherst College 
"Livingstone and the Unveiling of the Dark 

Continent," 

Henry Hitt Crane, Wesleyan University 

President Shanklin of Wesleyan presided and 
music was provided by H. L. Smith, J. A. Merta, 
and G. G. Summerson, all of Wesleyan. The 
judges were Governor Simeon E. Baldwin of 
Connecticut, Rev. Samuel Hart of Berkeley Di- 
vinity School, Professor Juval L. Winter of Har- 
vard University, Hon. William M. Maltbie of 
Hartford, Conn., Professor J. A. Tufts of 
Phillips-Exeter Academy. 



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Vol. XLIII 



MAY 6, 1913 



No. 5 



Victory and Afterwards 

At six o'clock Saturday night every man in 
College was happy as a king at the news of a 
glorious victory, a game cleanly won by hard, 
errorless baseball, and at the realization that one 
step had been taken toward the winning of the 
pennant. Such a victory surely deserved a cele- 
bration. Yet eleven o'clock found every man 
morose and sullen, or excited and angry. Was 
this spoiling of the celebration due to a reversion 
to the "yagger" days not so many years ago, 
when a student could hardly venture below the 
railroad tracks alone, or did the student body 
maliciously bring down on their heads the just 
wrath of injured townspeople? 

To begin with, the only blame which can be put 
on the student body is that, instead of following 
the plans made by the Student Council, they up- 
set these plans and substituted a disorganized 
parade to the nearest picture show. Celebra- 
tions should end, as they have ended in years 
past, with cheers and songs in front of the 



Chapel. The Student Council plans these affairs 
according to old traditions and present needs, and 
we should comply with the plans of our repre- 
sentative body or come forth with open and 
answerable criticism of these plans. 

We are glad that the part which a rough ele- 
ment of the town took in Saturday night's affairs 
is in no measure a reflection of the general atti- 
tude of the townspeople toward the students. 

That the manager of the picture-show, in 
quieting an innocent, inoffensive, and harmless 
demonstration in his theatre, was well within his 
rights, is not to be denied. That two over- 
zealous officers should rush to the front and, 
with unusual perspicacity single out the quietest 
man in the crowd, forcibly eject him, and lock 
him up, is laughable, to say the least. 

The subsequent gathering of a band of men 
and their unprovoked and cowardly assaults on 
students, is rather more serious. The police, 
who had offered such excellent protection before, 
were now found wanting. Three students, on 
their way back to the campus, were attacked 
from behind. An officer who appeared on the 
scene advised that the two crowds go out on a 
side street and fight it out. So far as is known, 
this measure for the preservation of law and or- 
der has never before been advocated by the po- 
lice of any city. Needless to say, the three stu- 
dents refused the offered chance to annihilate 
their dozen assailants, and were requested to 
move along. 

To meet these strong-arm men with their own 
tactics would reflect little credit on college train- 
ing. To demand any less than our full privileges 
and rights could not be expected of us as men. 



When We Win 

In event of another celebration the Student 
Council has made plans for a celebration which 
we will remember, instead of one which we will 
be glad to forget. Let us cooperate with them, 
follow their plans, and see if it will not be more 
fun and leave us with the sweet taste of victory 
in our mouths. 



OLD HEIDELBERG 



The Masque and Gown made its first appear- 
ance in Portland, April 29, presenting Old Heidel- 
berg at the Casco Theatre before an appreciative 
and enthusiastic audience. The evening was a 
great success in every way, the play is very diffi- 
cult and great credit is due to the men who took 
part for their faithful work, which made it pos- 
sible for them to play the five acts without any 
prompting. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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It is distinctly a little triumph for the club to 
have put on a play of this sort, and the audience 
showed plainly its enjoyment. The laughter was 
timely, the applause frequent and spontaneous, 
and there were enthusiastic curtain calls after 
each act. It was evident that the performance 
was a surprise, and a delightful one. 

The part of the Prince is one few amateurs 
could fill, and Crowell played it with power and 
distinction. Abbott as Jiittner, won a deserved 
success, and Elwell made a charming and really 
convincing Kathie. 

Jones and Leigh in their formal roles, Greene 
and Russell as students, and Donahue and Dun- 
phy as the Innkeeper and waiter did excellent 
work, and Twombly as Lutz played his part ad- 
mirably. Prof. Wass trained the members of the 
Glee Club whose singing of the student songs ad- 
ded much to the performance. 

But to a person whose name does not appear in 
the cast the greatest praise is due. Mrs. Arthur 
Brown's faithful and talented work with the 
Masque and Gown made the performance and its 
success possible. Mr. Arthur Brown is to be 
praised for the success of the admirable stage- 
settings, make-up, and scenic effects. 



BETA THETA PI HOUSE PARTY 

The local chapter of Beta Theta Pi held its an- 
nual house party and dance on May the second. 
The interior of the house was decorated with 
hemlock and pine, inlaid with pink roses, the 
fraternity flower. A reception was held from four 
o'clock in the afternoon nntil six. Then the 
party went to the Hotel Eagle where a banquet 
was served. The dance was held at the house 
immediaety after the banquet. Lovell's orchestra 
furnished the music. 

In the receiving line were Mrs. Leslie A. Lee 
of Cambridge, Mass., Mrs. Frank E. Woodruff, 
Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham, Mrs. Edward T. Little of 
Brunswick, and Mrs. Carl Osterheld of New 
York City. 

Among the guests were : Misses Marion Alex- 
ander, Dorothy Gilman, Ernestine Hall of Port- 
land, Misses Louise Garland, Marjorie Smiley 
of Bangor, Misses Iva Record and Myrtle Has- 
kell of Auburn, Misses Frances Weeks and Mil- 
licent Clifford of Bath, Miss Georgia Young of 
Northampton, Mass., Miss Elizabeth Lee of Cam- 
bridge, Miss Olive Holway of Augusta, Miss 
Josephine Hobbs of Camden, Miss Marguerite 
Roberts of Dexter, Miss Mildred Jordan of New 
Gloucester, Miss Edith Haseltine of Pittsfield, 
Miss Effie Ireland of Stetson, Miss Alice Hurley 
of Bowdoinham, Mrs. Willis E. Roberts, Misses 



Frances Little, Ruth Blackwell, Helene Black- 
well, Nathalie Withington, Dorothy Donnell, 
Clare Ridley, Isabelle Palmer, Theo Wilson and 
Helen Fisk of Brunswick. 

Among the alumni back for the dance were 
George Gardner '01, Willis Roberts '07, Daniel 
Koughan '09, S. S. Webster '10, Lawrence Davis 
'11, Jesse McKenney '12, and Arthur F. Parcher 
'12. 

The committee in charge of the dance was 
Walter F. Eberhardt '13, chairman, Douglas H. 
McMurtrie '13, Francis X. Callahan '14, Paul J. 
Koughan '15, and C. A. Hall '16. 



KAPPA SIGMA HOUSE PARTY 

The annual houseparty and dance of the Kappa 
Sigma fraternity were held last Friday and Sat- 
urday. The festivities began with a dinner at 
the fraternity house, seven o'clock Friday even- 
ing, after which the hosts and their guests were 
conveyed in automobiles to Pythian Hall where 
the dance was held, the Versailles Orchestra 
furnishing music. Given of Brunswick catered 
at intermission. 

The patronesses were Mrs. Wilmot B. Mitchell, 
Mrs. Charles C. Hutchins, Mrs. Frank M. Stet- 
son of Brunswick, Mrs. G S. Jewett of Newton,. 
Mass., Mrs. Ensign Otis of Rockland. 

Among the guests present were: Misses Jessie 
Merrill, Retta Morse, Flora Somers, Gladys Han- 
son, Ina Nelson of Portland, Lea Gazzam, Annie 
McFee of Seattle, Wash., Elizabeth McDonald 
of Lynn, Mass., Vester Battles, Esther Gillett of 
Haverhill, Mass., Mabel Hackett of Cambridge, 
Mass., Grace Hamilton of Biddeford, Jessie 
Leighton of Lewiston, Regis Pond of Patten, 
Ruth Seabury of Yarmouth, Agnes Tarbox, 
Elizabeth Purington of Topsham, Ellen MacMa- 
hon, Margaret Wood, Ruth Andrews of Bruns- 
wick. 

Saturday the fraternity members and their 
guests went on an outing on Casco Bay. 



FRESHMEN 



The undersigned committee has been appointed 
by the Student Council to see that all Freshmen 
wear their caps and coats and do not smoke either 
on the campus or down-town. This committee 
has further been instructed to report all viola- 
tors of these regulations to the fraternities of 
which those Freshmen may be members. 

Lawrence W. Smith, '13,. 
Philip S. Wood '13, 
Robert D. Leigh '14. 



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TRINITY MEET ENTRIES 
Dopesters will get a chance for comparison 
Saturday when Bowdoin meets Trinity in a dual 
meet on Whittier Field. Maine defeated Trinity 
last Saturday in a similar meet by a score of 71 
to 55. Of the men entered three from each team 
will compete. 

BOWDOIN ENTRIES 

100-yard Dash — Wyman, Smith, Prescott, Wal- 
ker, Faulkner, McWilliams. 

220-yard Dash — Smith, Wyman, Walker, Has- 
kell, McWilliams, Stone. 

440-yard Dash — Haskell, Ireland, Richardson, 
McWilliams, Russell, Livingstone. 

880-yard Dash — Emery, Russell, Wright, Den- 
-nett, Peters, Marr. 

Mile — Tarbox, Marshall, Irving, Loeffler, 
'West, Porritt. 

Two-mile — Tarbox, Marshall, Irving, West, 
Porritt, Norton. 

High Hurdles — Floyd, Smith, C. Brown, Don- 
ahue, MacFarland, Hubbard. 

Low Hurdles — -Jones, Floyd, Fox, Pratt, Mac- 
Farland, Fuller. 

High Jump — L. Brown, Boardman, W. Greene, 
Garland, C. Brown, Morrison. 

Broad Jump — Faulkner, Smith, MacFarland, 
Floyd, C. Brown, Haskell. 

Pole Vault— Merrill, Hubbard, McKenney, 
Smith, Chase. 

Shot Put — Faulkner, Leadbetter, Parkhurst, 
•Lewis, Moulton, Hubbard. 

Hammer — Lewis, Leadbetter, Austin, Moulton, 
Parkhurst. 

Discus — Leadbetter, Parkhurst, Moulton, Lew- 
is, Austin. 

TRINITY ENTRIES 

100-yard Dash — Sage, Hudson, Hall, Young, 
Tyon, Perkins. 

220-yard Dash — Sage, Young, Tyon, Baidon, 
Senay, Furnival. 

440-yard Dash — Senay, Hall, Tyon, Baidon, 
Young, Furnival. 

880-yard Dash — Wessels, Crehore, Spofford, 
Peck, Baidon, Bissell. 

Mile — Wessels, Crehore, Spofford, Peck, Bis- 
sell, Simonson. 

Two-mile — Wessels, Crehore, Spofford, George, 
Simonson, Johnson. 

High Hurdles— Hall, DeRouge, Morris, Hud- 
son, Sage. 

Low Hurdles — Hall, DeRouge, Morris, Hud- 
son, Sage, Perkins. 

High Jump — Sage, O'Connor, Morris, A. 
Howell. 



Broad Jump — Hudson, Sage, Perkins, Hall, 
Furnival. 

Pole Vault — Stevens, Chow, Maxon, Hale, 
Dorwent. 

Shot Put — Hudson, Wessels, Edsall, Evans, 
Sage, Howell. 

Hammer — Hudson, Wessels, D. Howell, Ed- 
sall, Moore. 

Discus — Hudson, Wessels, Edsall, Perkins, 
Howell. 



THIRD OUTDOOR MEET 

The third and final of the outdoor interclass 
meets in preparation for the dual meet with Trin- 
ity was held Saturday afternoon at Whittier 
Field. The Freshmen repeated their perform- 
ance of the previous Saturday, and won the meet 
with a score of 38 points, but they were hard 
pressed by the Sophomores who scored 34 points 
and took second place. The Juniors and Seniors 
followed with totals of 26 and 17 respectively. 
Leadbetter '16 secured three first places in the 
weights, and Captain Haskell, although he has 
been laid up with a bad ankle, ran a fine race in 
the 440-yard dash. The summary : 

100-yard Dash — Won by Wyman '16; Pres- 
cott '15, second; P. Smith '15, third. 

220-yard Dash — Won by P. Smith '15; Wal- 
ker '13, second; McWilliams '15, third. 

120-yard Hurdles — Won by MacFarland, 
Medic '15; P. Smith '15, second; C. Brown '14, 
third. 

220-yard Hurdles — Won by L. Jones '13 ; Fox 
'14, second; Hodgkins '16, third. 

440-yard Run — Won by Haskell '13; Ireland 
'16, second; Richardson '16, third. 

880-yard Run — Won by Wright '14; Livingston 
'15, second; Loeffler '14, third. 

Mile Run — Won by Marshall '16; Lrving '16, 
second. 

Two-mile Run — Won by Tarbox '14. 

High Jump — Won by C. Brown '14; Morrison 
'15, second. 

Broad Jump — Faulkner '15 and P. Smith '15, 
tied for first place ; C. Brown '14, third. 

Pole Vault — Won by Merrill '14; McKenney 
'15, second; P. Smith '15, third. 

Discus Throw — Won by Leadbetter '16; Moul- 
ton '16, second; Parkhurst '13, third. 

Shot Put — Won by Leadbetter '16; Parkhurst 
'13, second; Moulton '16, third. 

Hammer Throw— Won by Leadbetter '16; 
Lewis '15, second; J. Parsons '16, third. 



BOVVDOIN ORIENT 



Y. M. C. A. COMMITTEES 

The men who are to serve on the Y. M. C. A. 
committees for the year 1913-14 were appointed 
last week under a system of arrangement which 
will undoubtedly result in greatly increased effi- 
ciency in the work accomplished by the organi- 
zation. Under this new plan all the committees 
are grouped under four heads: Administrative, 
Religious Education, Campus Service, and Com- 
munity Service; and each of these four depart- 
ments has a chairman, who has general charge of 
the committees in his department. The commit- 
tees for the coming year are composed as fol- 
lows : 

I. Administrative: Gray '14, chairman. Mem- 
bership: O. P. Badger '14, chairman; Hamblen 
'14, sub-chairman; Lord '16, J. A. Lewis '15, G. 
F. Eaton '14, Hawes '16, Marr '14, Sylvester '14, 
Dixon '14. Room Committee: Crossman '16, 
■chairman: Canney '16. Press Committee: Say- 
ward '16, chairman; Hamlin '16. 

II. Education: MacCormick '15. chairman. 
Bible Study: West '15, chairman; Rawson '16, 
sub-chairman; Hubbard '14, Haseltine '16. Mis- 
sion Study: Winter '16, chairman; Canney '16, 
sub-chairman; Hescock '16, A. Lewis '15. Meet- 
ings: C. A. Brown '14, chairman; Livingston '15, 
sub-chairman; Fortin "16, Newcombe '14. 

III. Campus Service: Leigh '14, chairman. 
Social : E. Thompson 14, chairman ; McDonald 
'15, sub-chairman; G. F. Eaton '14, Elwell '15. 
Hiwale: Simpson '14, chairman; Churchill '16, 
sub-chairman. Social Service : G. W. Bacon '15, 
chairman; Rollins '15, sub-chairman; Woodman 
'16. I 



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IV. Community Service: McWilliams '15, 
■chairman. Pejepscot: R. J. Evans '15, chair- 
man; Dunn '16, sub-chairman. Deputation: 
Foster '16, chairman; Fuller '16, sub-chairman. 
Church Relations: Merrill '14, chairman; Stone 
'15, sub-chairman. , Freshman Religious Com- 
mittee: (To be appointed next fall). 



SUNDAY CHAPEL 

Dr. Charles S. F. Lincoln '91, a surgeon at St. 
John's College, Shanghai, China, now in the 
United States, on leave of absence, gave a very 
instructive talk at Sunday Vespers on China and 
her needs, illustrating his talk with interesting 
personal incidents. 



Cluo ann Council sheetings 

At the meeting of the Government Club last 
Wednesday at the D. U. House, Lieut.-Com. 
Marston Niles, U.S.N., retired, spoke very in- 



structively on "The Panama Tolls Question." He 
recently had an article in the New York Sun on 
this subject. Many interesting points were 
brought out in the discussion which followed. 

ffl)n t&e Campus 

Means '12 was on the campus last week. 

Sullivan '11 was in Brunswick last week. 

George Fogg '02 was on the campus Sunday. 

The Psi U houseparty will be June 4, 5 and 6. 

Paul Wing ex-'i4 was on the campus Sunday. 

Ben Holt '13 has gone on a trip to Washington. 

Blanket tax tickets are good for the Trinity 
Meet. 

Ted Emery '13 has recovered from a slight 
illness. 

Sam West '15 has gone home because of sick- 
ness. 

Senior caps and gowns appeared at Sunday 
Chapel. 

Sargent '07 has been among the recent visitors 
to the College. 

The second team will play Hebron Academy at 
Hebron tomorrow. 

The Freshman banquet will be held in Port- 
land either May 9 or 10. 

Irving '16 is again attending classes after a 
slight illness of a few days. 

Another issue of the Bowdoin College Bulletin 
will soon make its appearance. 

Ex-Governor William T. Cobb 'yy was on the 
campus Wednesday afternoon. 

The Boston Herald of April 30 contains a fine 
"pitcher" of pitcher "Peeler" Dodge. 

The good weather of the past week has brought 
forth the tennis enthusiasts in numbers. 

Shepard of Bates recently put the shot over 
44 feet — a mark beyond the state record. 

The student body will meet at Whittier Field 
this afternoon at 4 o'clock to practice songs. 

Parker Rowell '12 was recently quite severely 
injured while riding in a train in Connecticut. 
A poker which dropped from the locomotive was 
caught by a wheel and hurled through the win- 
dow near which Rowell was sitting. 

The first College Sing was held in Memorial 
Hall last Friday under the direction of Prof. 
Wass. 

Frank A. Smith '12, Medic '15, has been initi- 
ated into the Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical fra- 
ternity. 

Douglas '13 has been appointed by the Central 
Board as a football official next year for college 
and prep school games. 

It now costs one-quarter of a dollar to ride 



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from Bath to Brunswick or from Brunswick to 
Bath on the Maine Central. 

Brunswick High beat Deering High 9 to 2 on 
Whittier Field Wednesday afternoon in the Bow- 
doin Interscholastic Baseball League. 

Among the pictures seen in the Sunday papers 
were those of Ced Crowell, the Fencing team, 
and the Orient Board in the Telegram. 

Cushman '13 and Payson '14 have been elected 
delegates to the seventieth annual convention of 
the Psi Upsilon fraternity to be held at Spring- 
field. 

Entrance examinations will be held June 26, 
27 and 28 and September 22, 23 and 24 at the 
College, and June 5, 6 and 7 in preparatory 
schools. 

The faculty, student council and board of proc- 
tors have united in drawing up a rule forbidding 
pedlers, agents or solicitors, with the exception 
of students, from canvassing in the dormitories. 

Foster '16 has undergone an operation on his 
leg on account of a growth of osseous tissue. He 
has been having trouble for some little time, and 
an X-ray picture revealed the nature of the dif- 
ficulty. 

Lewiston High School again won the Bowdoin 
Interscholastic Debating League championship 
by defeating Cony High School and Wilton Acad- 
emy, Cony having defeated Portland High. Lew- 
iston was coached by Spinney '13 and Cony by 
Gage '14. 



mitt) tbe jFacuItp 

Acting Dean McConaughy will represent Bow- 
doin at the meeting of the New England College 
Executive Officers at Harvard Wednesday and 
Thursday of this week. On Friday he will attend 
the meeting of the New England College En- 
trance Certificate Board in Boston, and Thursday 
night will be the representative of the College at 
the annual banquet of the Bowdoin Alumni As- 
sociation of Providence. 

Dean McConaughy spoke at a meeting of the 
Gardiner Board of Trade recently. 

Prof. Henry Johnson will sail on May 17 for 
the Mediterranean, to spend a few months in 
Greece and Italy. His first objective point is 
Catania in Sicily, and from there he will go to 
the island of Crete; thence to Athens. He will 
return in September by way of France and Eng- 
land. 



CALENDAR 



Bates vs. Colby at Lewiston. 
Second Team vs. Hebron at Hebron. 
Govt. Club Meeting at A. D. House. 
9. — Bowdoin-Bates Joint Concert at Lewiston. 
io.- — Trinity-Bowdoin Dual, Meet at Whittier 
Field. 
Bowdoin vs. Maine at Orono. 
Colby vs. Bates at Waterville. 
Second Team vs. Cabots on Delta. 
12-14. — M. I. Tennis Tournament at Lewiston. 
17. — Maine Intercollegiate Track Meet at 

Orono. 
ig, — N. E. Tennis Tournament at Longwood. 



May 



6. — College Sing at Whittier Field 4.00. 
7. — Bowdoin vs. Maine at Whittier Field. 



alumni Department 

'24. — Especially since President Franklin 
Pierce was a Bowdoin man, we are pleased to 
learn that the House of Representatives in his 
native state of New Hampshire has recently 
passed a bill appropriating $15,000 for the pur- 
pose of erecting a statue to his memory. There 
are good prospects for the final passage of the 
bill. 

'75. — Mr. Charles L. Clarke has recently ac- 
cepted a position as consulting engineer to the 
General Electric Company at Schenectady, N. Y. 

'81. — During the spring term at Wheaton Col- 
lege, Mr. William I. Cole, noted for his long ser- 
vice at the South End House, Boston, will con- 
duct a short course on Social Ethics. 

'94 and '97. — At the 89th annual session of the 
Maine Conference of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church, which has just come to a close, Trelaw- 
ney C. Chapman, Jr., '94, was appointed pastor 
for Bethel and Locke's Mills, and Henry E. Dun- 
nacks '97, for Augusta. 

'97. — Dr. Harry M. Yarrell has recently been 
appointed assistant professor of history at Sim- 
mons College. 

'02. — Mr. Harvey D. Gibson has been chosen 
vice-president of the Liberty National Bank, New 
York City. 

THE COLLEGE BOOK STORE 

Headquarters for Bowdoin Banners, Pillow Cov- 
ers, Seal Pins and Fobs, Bowdoin Sta- 
tionery, Scrap Books, Posters, 
Sporting Goods, etc. 

F. W. Chandler and Son 

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE 
Summer Term 

July 7 to August 1 5 

For circular address President Kobert J. Aley, 
Orono, Maine 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, MAY 13, 1913 



NO. 6 



BOWDOIN MEETS COLBY TOMORROW 
ON WHITTIER FIELD AT 4 P. M. 



HOW THEY STAND 

Maine's victory over Bowdoin and Colby's vic- 
tory over Bates Wednesday made a four-cornered 
tie for the pennant. Since Bates and Colby did 
not play Saturday while Bowdoin trimmed Maine, 
the standing is as follows : 

Won Lost Ave. 
Bowdoin 2 I .667 

Bates 1 1 .500 

Colby 1 1 .500 

Maine 1 2 .333 



BOWDOIN TAKES DUAL MEET 

By taking eight first, eight second, and ten 
third places, Bowdoin easily won the first dual 
meet held with Trinity by a score of 74 to 52. 
The extremely cold northwest wind that swept 
down across Whittier Field chilled competitors 
and spectators to the bone, and prevented any 
record time being set up in the track events. Yet 
running against this cold wind Phil Smith did 
the 100 in 10 2-5 seconds and the 220-yard dash 
in 22 4-5 seconds. 

The meet started with trials for the 100-yard 
dash. The first heat was won by Phil Smith with 
Hudson second. Bowdoin cleaned up the second 
heat by placing Walker and Wyman. The final 
heat was the closest and most exciting race of the 
meet. Smith, Hudson and Wyman were neck 
and neck the whole length of the course, but 
Smith by a final spurt took first by a six-inch 
lead. 

Crehore of Trinity featured in the mile and 
two-mile runs, taking firsts in both. The mile 
was closely contested between Crehore and Spof- 
ford of Trinity and Tarbox of Bowdoin. These 
three ran in a group from gun to tape, Crehore 
gaining a short lead in the final spurt. 

The quarter mile was featured by the work of 
McWilliams, whose speed was bettered only by 
Capt. Haskell, and the splendid sportsmanship of 
Capt. Haskell who allowed McWilliams to take 
first and win his letter. It is acts like that which 



raise athletics above mere competition and de- 
sire to win. 

The half-mile was a close race between Wes- 
sels of Trinity and Russell and Wright of Bow- 
doin. Wessels made a splendid sprint around the 
last turn and beat Russell by a short lead. 

MacFarland of Bowdoin, who has been out of 
track athletics for two years, came back strong 
and took second place in the 120-yard hurdles. 
Trinity ran away with the first two places in the 
220-yard hurdles. Fox of Bowdoin took third. 

It was in the field events that Bowdoin proved 
especially strong, taking five first and five second 
places. All three places in the high jump were 
taken by the White. 

Hudson of Trinity threw the hammer 141 feet, 
1 inch, taking first place. Bowdoin swept the 
field in the discus throw, by placing Lewis, Lead- 
better and Moulton. 

The pole vault was fought out between Mer- 
rill and McKenney of Bowdoin and Chow of 
Trinity. The Jap went fine up to ten feet and 
looked like a sure first, but the ten-foot mark was 
too much for him. Merrill and McKenney tied 
for first. 

Hudson of Trinity was high point man of the 
meet, taking second in the 100-yard dash, first in 
(he 220-yard hurdles, third in the shot put, an<l 
first in the hammer throw. 

Phil Smith was high man for Bowdoin with II 
points. Faulkner was second with 10 points won 
by firsts in the shot put and broad jump. 

Altogether it was a glorious meet from a Bow- 
doin standpoint. Not only did we beat Trinity 
but by three more points than Maine beat them. 
The meet served its purpose, i. e., to show Bow- 
doin supporters that we have a team of point 
winners. And Trinity is only the first to feel 
"the heavy paw of the Polar Bear." 

The summary : 

TRACK EVENTS 

100- Yard Dash— Trial Heats: First heat won 
by Smith of Bowdoin; Hudson of Trinity, sec- 
ond; time 102-5 seconds. Second heat won by 
Walker of Bowdoin; Wyman of Bowdoin, sec- 
ond; time 102-5 seconds. Final heat won by 
Smith of Bowdoin; Hudson of Trinity, second, 
and Wyman of Bowdoin, third ; time 10 2-5 sec- 
onds. 



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220-Yard Dash — Won by Smith of Bowdoin; 
Tyon of Trinity, second; Haskell of Bowdoin, 
third ; time 22 4-5 seconds. 

440- Yard Dash — Won by McWilliams, Bow- 
doin ; Haskell, Bowdoin, second ; Furnival, Trin- 
ity, third; time 54 seconds. 

880-Yard Run — Won by Wessels, Trinity; 
Russell, Bowdoin, second; Wright, Bowdoin, 
third ; time 2 minutes, 7 2-5 seconds. 

One-Mile Run — Won by Crehore, Trinity; 
Spofford, Trinity, second; Tarbox, Bowdoin, 
third; time 4 minutes, 43 4-5 seconds. 

Two-Mile Run — Won by Crehore, Trinity; 
Wessels, Trinity, second; Norton, Bowdoin, 
third; time 10 minutes, 21 2-5 seconds. 

120-Yard High Hurdles — Won by Hall, Trin- 
ity; MacFarland, Bowdoin, second; DeRouge, 
Trinity, third; time 164-5 seconds. 

220-Yard Low Hurdles — Won by Hudson, 
Trinity; Hall, Trinity, second; Fox, Bowdoin, 
third; time 272-5 seconds. 

FIELD EVENTS 

Running High Jump — Won by Brown, Bow- 
doin; Greene, Bowdoin, second; Garland, Bow- 
doin, third ; height of winner, 5 feet, 6 3-4 inches. 
Shot Put — Won by Faulkner, Bowdoin; Lead- 
better, Bowdoin, second; Hudson, Trinity, third; 
distance of winner, 39 3-100 feet. 

Running Broad Jump — Won by Faulkner, 
Bowdoin; Perkins, Trinity, second; Smith, Bow- 
doin, third; distance of winner, 19 feet, 7 inches. 
Hammer Throw — Won by Hudson, Trinity; 
Leadbetter, Bowdoin, second; Lewis, Bowdoin, 
third ; distance of winner, 141 feet, 1 inch. 

Pole Vault — McKenney and Merrill of Bow- 
doin tied for first; Chow, Trinity, third; height 
10 feet. 

Discus Throw — Won by Lewis, Bowdoin, 
113 7-10 feet; Leadbetter, Bowdoin, second, 
107 15-100 feet; Moulton, Bowdoin, third, 97 
feet. 



BOWDOIN 4— MAINE 3 



near the foul line and one a liner in left-center. 
Cobb played a stellar game in the field for Maine, 
gobbling up six chances without a miscue. Eaton 
was out of the game, having missed his train, but 
Weatherill covered first base in good shape with 
11 put-outs and only one error. 

Maine started off with a run in the opening 
session, but Bowdoin evened it up in the second, 
when Tuttle hit safely, stole second, and came 
home on an error by the left fielder. 

In the seventh, with Tuttle and Skolfield on 
and Tilton out, Daniels flied out and Dodge hit 
to pitcher. In the last of the same inning, Baker 
got a three-base hit. Two bases on balls mixed 
in with a couple of errors scored two runs. 

Then came the eighth. Stetson beat out a hit 
to shortstop. McElwee hit to right field and La- 
Casce drew a. pass. Stetson scored, but McElwee 
and LaCasce were doubled up on the play. 
Weatherill scored on Tuttle's two-bagger. Skol- 
field hit to Gilman and when Chase let the throw 
roll to the bleachers, Tuttle made the run that 
won the game. 

In the ninth Bowdoin went out in order. 
"Peeler" struck out the first two Maine batters. 
Lawry got a life on McElwee's fumble, but Cobb 
sent up a foul fly that was gathered in by Tilton. 

The score: 

BOWDOIN 

ab r bh po a e 

Stetson, rf 4 1 1 o o 

McElwee, ss 402412 

LaCasce, c 300220 

Weatherill, lb 4101101 

Tuttle, If 323400 

Skolfield, cf 300300 

Tilton, 3b 400201 

Daniels, 2b 400140 

Dodge, p 400030 



With Maine ahead by the score of three to one, 
Bowdoin bunched three hits in the eighth and 
scored three runs, giving the game to Bowdoin 
"by the narrow margin of one run. 

The game was a pitcher's battle between Dodge 
and Driscoll, with Dodge on the better end of the 
argument. Driscoll weakened toward the close 
of the game and only fast fielding prevented 
Bowdoin from scoring more than three times in 
the last half of the game. Bowdoin made one 
more hit than Maine and Bowdoin's bingles were 
bunched better. Tuttle played a good game in 
left field, making four put-outs, one of them a fly 



Totals 



27 10 4 



33 4 

MAINE 

ab r bh po a 
5 o o 1 1 
4 1 1 2 4 
40234 
30021 
40010 
4 13 1 



Lawry, 2b 
Cobb, ss 
Abbott, c 
Gilman, 3b 
York, rf, If 
Chase, lb 
Cooper, If 

Baker, If, rf 3 1 2 2 o I 

McCarthy, cf 400301 

Driscoll, p 310030 

Totals 34 3 5 27 14 5 

Bowdoin 01000003 — 4 

Maine 10000020 — 3 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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Two-base hit, Tuttle. Three base hit, Baker. 
Sacrifice hits, Skolfield, Gilman. Stolen bases, 
Tuttle, Abbott 2, Cobb 2, Gilman, Driscoll, 
Lawry. Double plays, Baker, Cobb, Gilman. 
Left on bases, Bowdoin 5, Maine 8. First base on 
balls, by Driscoll 2, by Dodge 3. First base on 
errors, Bowdoin 4, Maine 3. Hit by pitcher, by 
Dodge, Driscoll. Struck out, by Dodge 4, by 
Driscoll 4. Passed ball, LaCasce. Time, 1.50. 
Umpire, Hassett. 



MAINE 9— BOWDOIN 1 



The Maine elephant handed the Bowdoin polar 
bear a most decided defeat on Whittier Field last 
Wednesday. Bowdoin went up in the air in the 
first inning, when four errors allowed as many 
runs to cross the plate, and came down only after 
Maine had scored nine tallies. It was a demoral- 
izing game from the Bowdoin point of view, even 
though the supporters of the White knew that 
the team was playing below its form. Only once 
in a while did the team show real signs of life. 
The intervals were long and painful. Eaton's 
two-bagger in the second started a batting rally 
which scored Bowdoin's lonely run. The rest of 
the six hits were scattered. 

McElwee, Eaton and Tilton played well, the 
latter contributing a double play unassisted. 
Weatherill showed the effect of his injuries. 

Dodge pitched good ball in spite of his poor 
support but was taken out in the fourth, as he 
had more games to pitch. Woodcock then went 
in for the first time this season. Maine touched 
the lanky Medic up for five hits and he was re- 
placed by Knight after two innings. Knight 
showed nervousness at first but steadied down 
and showed great stuff. At times Maine's best 
batters were utterly unable to solve his shoots. 

Maine furnished a fine exhibition of good base- 
ball all the way through. Driscoll, the Freshman 
pitcher, had his opponents guessing and retired 
nine men by the strike-out route. 

The detailed score : ' 

MAINE 

ab r bh po a e 

Lawry, 2b 510240 

Cobb, ss '432132 

Abbott, c 422800 

Gilman, 3b 510300 

Chase, rf 5 2 1 10 1 o 

York, ib 402000 

Cooper, If 500100 

McCarthy, cf 502200 

Driscoll, p 300022 



BOWDOIN 

ab r bh po a e 

Stetson, rf 401000 

McElwee, ss 4 o 1 2 4 1 

LaCasce, c 400702 

Weatherill, 2b 3 o o I I 2 

Tuttle, If 4 1 2 1 

Skolfield, cf 400001 

Tilton, 3b 400420 

Eaton, ib 4021101 

Dodge, p 1 o o o 1 

Woodcock, p 000000 

Knight, p 1 o o o 

*Rawson 1 o o o o 



34 1 6 fa6 7 8 
*Batted for Woodcock in the fifth inning. 
fGilman out in first inning on infield fly. 
Maine 40111200 — 9 

Bowdoin 01000000 o — I 

Two base hit — Eaton. Stolen bases — York 
2, McElwee, Cobb, McCarthy. Sacrifice hits 
— Cobb. Double plays — Tilton, unassisted ; 
Driscoll to York to Gilman. Hits — Off Dodge, 2; 
off Woodcock, 5 ; off Knight, 3. Struck out — By 
Driscoll, 9; by Dodge, 2; by Woodcock; by 
Knight, 2. Bases on balls — Woodwock. Hit by 
pitcher — By Driscoll; by Dodge. Wild pitches — 
Dodge; Woodcock; Knight, 3. Passed balls — 
LaCasce. Time — 1.40. Umpire — Carrigan. 



SECOND TEAM TWICE DEFEATED 

The Bowdoin second went down to defeat be- 
fore Hebron Academy Wednesday 8 to 5 in a 
loosely played game. The Hebron batters took 
kindly to Hall's delivery, and assisted by Bow- 
doin errors, scored six runs in the first three in- 
nings. Fraser, who replaced Hall, pitched ef- 
fectively. The second team out-hit Hebron 14 to 
8, but was unable to bunch hits for runs. Kee- 
gan, Dole, and E. Tuttle furnished some heavy 
stick work. 

The second team met the Cabots Saturday af- 
ternoon, and emerged from the contest with the 
smaller end of a 6-to-2 score. The Cabots won 
by combining long hits at opportune times. 
Owing to the extreme cold, the contest was called 
at the close of the seventh inning. 



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BOWDOIN-BATES JOINT CONCERT 
The Bowdoin and Bates Musical Clubs closed 
the season Friday night with a joint concert in 
the Lewiston City Hall. A large and responsive 
crowd heard the concert, which consisted of num- 
bers by each of the clubs and a finale by the clubs 
in unison. 



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Vol. XLIII 



MAY 13, 1913 



No. 6 



A Step Forward in Dramatics 

Elsewhere in this issue appears a copy of the 
new constitution of the Masque and Gown adopt- 
ed last week. The alteration in the membership 
requirement is in line with the policy of the most 
successful dramatic clubs in other colleges and 
should have good results. Of more immediate in- 
terest, however, to the student body is the change 
which opens the managership to a competitive 
system similar to the competition for athletic 
managerships. This new scheme has been set on 
foot already by a call for candidates for the two 
positions. 

As a usual thing, such a so-called minor man- 
agership is of little importance to those not im- 
mediately interested but, today, the position offers 
the greatest opportunity in this line open to the 
Bowdoin undergraduates. It is not for the man 
who wishes to expand his campus reputation or 
Bugle "honors" by the addition of another scalp; 
nor is it for the deadly average man whose abil- 



ity is measured by his ambition to do passably 
well a plainly defined task; but it is for the man 
who is willing to give freely of time and thought 
and energy without popular reward, who will 
daringly progress, who is capable of facing a big 
opportunity and do the job "a little better than 
seems necessary," a man who can make the office 
rather than have the office make him. To such a 
one the opportunity for service to Bowdoin in 
this position looms large. Masque and Gown has 
made rapid progress this college year. Its recent 
reorganization points the way to further advance. 
But, as its president recently remarked, "Next 
year will mean success or failure, progress or 
decline." Surely there are some among us ready 
and eager to plunge into this pioneering oppor- 
tunity and reap the rich reward of work well 
done for Bowdoin. 



The Season Closes 

At the Joint Concert at Lewiston last Friday 
evening the Bowdoin Musical Clubs made its last 
public bow for the season. Just a word of praise 
here for this year's organization which has 
brought such great credit to the college by its 
many successes and to Manager Crosby for his 
able execution of a long schedule including, for 
the first time, a New York concert. The excel- 
lent training by Professor Wass as well as the 
good work of leaders and members has contrib- 
uted largely to the high degree of excellence 
reached at the various performances. 



And We Did Win 

With the chapel bell announcing a glorious 
double victory, the whole student body gathered 
in high glee last Saturday evening prepared to 
express themselves in the good old way. A cele- 
bration there was, with songs and speeches and 
marching, yet it must be admitted that enthusiasm 
seemed repressed rather than expressed. The 
unfortunate incident at the railroad crossing filled 
a majority of those present with a spirit of an- 
nihilation rather than celebration, and detracted 
from the character of the evening's fun. That 
the leaders of the affair saved the procession 
from turning into a mob was, on sober thought, 
very fortunate. But the celebration on the cam- 
pus, it must be admitted, whether on account of 
zero weather, or the fact that it was too early in 
the evening, was rather devoid of real enthusi- 
asm. We do not believe the students are losing 
the spirit which expresses itself in honest enthus- 
iasm at victories won for the White. The whole 
trouble with recent celebrations is the linking of 
the parade down town with an entirely wrong 



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idea. If this persists it will spoil the whole tra- 
dition. Next time, rather than march along 
grumbling vain threats at persons not worth wor- 
rying about or berating a Student Council for not 
creating an exultant spirit which we alone can 
create, let us pile the fire high, dance the war 
dance, sing, yell and exult in the way of our 
fathers. Next time, when occasion arises, let's 
really celebrate. 



TENNIS TEAM OPENS SEASON 

As a result of the recent tournament, Captain 
Savage has picked Slocum '13 as his teammate, 
and Gardner '13 and Larrabee '16 to make up the 
other team. They are now competing in the 
State Tournament at Bates and will enter the N. 
E. Tournament at Longwood May 19. 

In their first match of the season the teams 
were defeated by the Portland County Club's 
teams in Portland last Wednesday. The results 
were as follows : — Savage and Slocum vs. Bodge 
and Dana, 3-6, 1-6, 1-6; Gardner and Larrabee 
vs. Holt and Chapman, 8-10, 8-6, 2-6, 2-6. No 
singles were played. 



SPEAKERS FOR ALEXANDER TRIALS 

The following men have been chosen for the 
trials for the Alexander Prize Speaking: — From 
1914, C. A. Brown, Buell, Cunliffe, Eaton, Gage, 
Gray, Leigh, Newcombe, Simpson, P. L. White; 
from 1915, Bacon, Elwell, Faulkner, Hall, Liv- 
ingstone, MacDonald, McWilliams, Merrill, Ram- 
say, Smith. 

The names of the Freshmen chosen and the de- 
tails are to be announced later. The trials are to 
be held the twenty-third of this month. 



LAST COLLEGE PREACHER 

Next Sunday the last college preacher of the 
year, Rev. Charles R. Brown, D.D., of New Ha- 
ven, Conn., Dean of the Yale Divinity School, 
will speak in the Church on the Hill and at the 
afternoon chapel service. 

Dr. Brown received the degree of A.B. from 
the University of Iowa in 1883, and of S.T.B. 
from Boston University in 1889. From 1896 to 
1910 he was pastor of the First Congregational 
Church of Oakland, California. Two years ago 
he became Dean of the Yale Divinity School. 



COMMENCEMENT PLAY CHOSEN 
The Masque and Gown has selected "The Mer- 
chant of Venice" for the Commencement play. 
The play has nineteen parts, and as only three of 
the roles are feminine, it is especially adapted for 
presentation by college men. 



The trials will be held Thursday evening at 
seven o'clock in Memorial Hall, and it is hoped 
that a large number of men will come out for the 
play, as the club desires to give a presentation 
that will surpass anything which it has hitherto 
produced. The judges for the trials will be Prof. 
Frederick W. Brown, Prof. Wilmot B. Mitchell, 
and Mrs. Arthur T. Brown. All men who wish 
to compete for parts in the cast should read the 
play, and hand their names to Crowell '13 or 
Nixon '13, signifying the parts for which they 
wish to compete. Rehearsals will begin shortly 
after the parts are assigned, and the play will be 
staged under the direction of Mrs. Arthur T. 
Brown. 



COMMENCEMENT WEEK PROGRAM 

Commencement week will begin on Sunday,. 
June 22, and will continue through Thursday, 
June 26. The new features of the program will' 
be the holding of the Senior Dance in the new 
gymnasium and the dedication of the gymnasium 
and the General Thomas Worcester Hyde Ath- 
letic Building. Although no definite arrange- 
ments have yet been made, it is expected that a 
baseball game between the 'Varsity and the 
Alumni will be played. The program, as ar- 
ranged by Professor Little, follows : 
Sun., June 22 — The Baccalaureate Sermon by 
President Hyde, in the Congregational' 
Church at 4 p. m. 
Mon., June 23 — The Alexander Prize Speaking 

in Memorial Hall at 8 P. M. 
Tues., June 24 — The Class Day Exercises of the 
Graduating Class in Memorial Hall at 10 a., 
m., and under the Thorndike Oak at 3 p. m. 
Senior Dance in the New Gymnasium at 9. 
p. M. 

Meeting of the Trustees in the Classical 
Room, Hubbard Hall, at 2 p. m. 
Meeting of the Overseers in the Lecture 
Room, Hubbard Hall, at 7 p. m. 
The annual meeting of the Maine Historical 
Society in the Lecture Room, Hubbard Hall,, 
at 2 p. m. 
Wed., June 25 — The Graduation Exercises of the 
Medical School of Maine, in the Congrega- 
tional Church at 9.30 a. m. Address by Hon. 
Albert R. Savage, LL.D., of Auburn, 
The annual meeting of the Phi Beta Kappa 
Fraternity, Alpha of Maine, in the Alumni 
Room, Hubbard Hall, at n a. m. 
The annual meeting of the Alumni Assosia- 
tion at 1.30 p. m. in the Sargent Gymnasium,, 
preceded by a Buffet Lunch at 12.30. 
Dedication of the .Gymnasium and the Gen. 



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Thomas W. Hyde Athletic Building at 2.30 
p. M. 

Out-door presentation of scenes from The 
Merchant of Venice by the Bowdoin Dra- 
matic Club, at 4.30 p. m. 
Band Concert, at 7.30 p. m., on the Campus. 
Reception by the President and Mrs. Hyde 
in Hubbard Hall from 8 to 11 p. m. 
Thurs., June 26 — The Commencement Exercises 
in the Congregational Church at 10.30 a. m., 
followed by Commencement Dinner in the 
Gen. Thomas W. Hyde Athletic Building. 
The Reunion Trophy, presented by David 
William Snow, Esq., '73 and now held by the 
Class of 1862, will be awarded to the class 
that secures the attendance of the largest 
percentage of its members. 



Club ano Council Meetings 

There was a meeting of the Government Club 
■at the Zeta Psi house May the 8th. 

The Debating Council met — in the presence of 
a scant audience — in Hubbard Hall last Tuesday 
evening. Pres. Hyde presented medals to the 
members of the teams. The Council appointed a 
committee to arrange for the annual banquet. 

There was a meeting of the Bible Study lead- 
ers for next year last evening in Prof. McCon- 
aughy's office. Another meeting will be held at 
nine o'clock next Monday evening at his house. 



2Dn tt)e Campus 

Stuart ejr-'i6 was on the campus Friday. 

/Bob King '12 was on the campus Friday. 

Head '16 is at home on account of sickness. 

There will be no more warnings until next fall. 

The Juniors are practicing marching every 
-noon. 

Charles T. Hawes '76 was on the campus last 
week. 

Wilson '12 was a spectator at the track meet 
Saturday. 

Wing ex- id, made his weekly trip to the cam- 
,pus Saturday. 

Lew Brown '14 has recently been coaching the 
Hebron track team. 

Douglas '13 had a signed letter in the Bruns- 
wick Record Friday. 

The usual weekly appeal is made for candi- 
dates for archery. Free. 

George Cressey '12, "Farmer" Kern '12 and 
Partridge '11 were at college last week. 

George '16 attended the convention of the Psi 
Upsilon fraternity at Springfield last week. 

Blethen '16, who recently left college on ac- 



count of illness, will not return until next fall. 

Twaddle, Medic '16, has been playing first base 
for the Maine Central baseball team of Portland. 

A number of students attended the dance at 
the New Meadows Yacht Club Thursday night. 

There will be no college exercises on Satur- 
day, the seventeenth of May, or on Friday, the 
thirtieth. 

The candidates for assistant manager of track 
will probably be taken to Maine next Saturday 
for rubbers. 

The members of the Trinity team left directly 
after the meet in order to connect with the boat 
in Portland. 

Another tennis court has been laid out in the 
athletic building, so that four teams can now 
practice there. 

Woodbury '15 has returned to college after a 
three weeks' illness with jaundice, — not typhoid, 
as was previously stated. 

The Bowdoin Y. M. C. A. has expressed its 
sympathy with the Colby Y. M. C. A. for the 
death of their president, Lester A. Keyes. 

George Thompson '15 does not intend to re- 
turn to college next fall. At present he intends 
to run a moving-picture show in the vicinity of 
Augusta where no students will be ejected. 

Inasmuch as a committee has been appointed 
to see that the Freshmen wear their hats, it has 
been proposed that another committee be ap- 
pointed to see that the Seniors wear their gowns. 

The entries for the State Meet, the New Eng- 
land Meet, and the Eastern Intercollegiates are 
the same as those for the Trinity Meet, with the 
exception of Marshall and Boardman, who are 
ineligible. 

Delta Upsilon trimmed the Dekes Thursday by 
a score of 17 to 12 on the Delta. George Thomp- 
son officiated on the slab for several innings. He 
weakened perceptibly toward the last of the sec- 
ond and later Parsons and Gen. Coxe went in the 
box. Douglas starred on the bases, tearing off 
two magnificent steals and about a foot of his 
coat-tails. 



axaitjb tije jFacultp 

Acting Dean McConaughy was Bowdoin's rep- 
resentative at the meeting of the New England 
Colleges' Executive Officers at Harvard Univer- 
sity on the seventh and eighth. 

Several of the faculty attended a banquet and 
meeting of the Town and College Club at the 
Hotel Eagle on last Friday evening. 

On last Friday evening Prof. McConaughy at- 
tended the meeting of the College Entrance Cer- 
tificate Board. 



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MASQUE AND GOWN HAS NEW ORGANIZA- 
TION 

A meeting of the Masque and Gown was held 
Tuesday evening, May 6, in the Y. M. C. A. room. 
The new constitution prepared by the Executive 
Committee at the order of the club was presented 
and adopted with few changes. This new docu- 
ment alters the basis of membership quite radi- 
cally and provides for a competitive system for 
the managership similar to the one employed in 
athletic managerships. 

Manager Nixon has issued a call for candi- 
dates for manager and assistant manager. Any 
Junior may apply for the position of manager 
and any Sophomore for the position of assistant 
manager. The competition will last until the elec- 
tion in June. Dramatic experience or member- 
ship in the club is not necessary for candidacy. 
Names should be handed in by Thursday. 

The constitution, as adopted, is printed below : 

CONSTITUTION OF THE MASQUE AND GOWN 

Article I. Name and Object. 

The name of this organization shall be the 
"Masque and Gown" and its object shall be to 
provide a club for the study, supervision and pro- 
duction of dramatic performances at Bowdoin 
College. 

Article II. Membership. 

Sec. i. — Membership in the club shall be de- 
termined by election of the members and, except 
in case of resignation, shall continue during the 
college course. 

Sec. 2. — The Executive Committee shall, each 
year, choose from the members of the casts of 
the "Masque and Gown" performances a list of 
men for membership to the club and this list shall 
be submitted at the annual meeting as nominees 
for election to membership. The election shall 
be by a majority of the members present ; other 
nominations may be made by any member at the 
annual meeting. The membership shall also in- 
clude the manager, assistant manager and such 
honorary members as the club, at the recom- 
mendation of the Executive Committee, may 
elect. 

Article III. Officers and Their Election. 

Sec. i. — The officers shall be a president, man- 
ager, assistant manager and faculty adviser. 

Sec. 2. — The election of officers shall occur at 
the annual meeting in June. The president shall 
be chosen from the club membership by ballot. 
The Executive Committee shall nominate the 
faculty adviser and the election shall be by ballot 
of the members. The assistant manager, who 
must be a Junior during the term of his office, 
shall be chosen from the candidates for that posi- 



tion, preference being given to the two men 
nominated by the Executive Committee on rec- 
ommendation of the manager. The manager, 
who must be a Senior during his term of office) 
shall be chosen from the previous candidates for 
assistant manager, preference being given to the 
assistant manager. 

Article IV. Officers and Their Duties. 

Sec. i.— The president shall preside at all meet- 
ings, act as chairman of the Executive Commit- 
tee and shall have general supervision of the 
club. 

Sec. 2. — The manager shall arrange the itiner- 
ary, the finances and other business affairs of the 
club and its performances. 

Sec. 3. — The assistant manager shall have du- 
ties as assigned to him by the manager. 

Sec. 4. — The faculty adviser shall have advis- 
ory powers and duties. 

Article V. Executive Committee. 

Sec. i. — There shall be an Executive Commit- 
tee composed of the president, manager, assistant 
manager, faculty adviser and one member of the 
club elected at large. 

Sec. 2. — The Executive Committee shall have 
charge of the selection of plays, choice of a 
coach, nomination of new members, recommenda- 
tion of candidates for assistant manager and 
honorary members. 

Article VI. Meetings. 

There shall be an annual meeting in June to be 
called during the week following the Ivy Play at 
which officers and new members shall be elected. 
There shall also be regular monthly meetings and 
the president may call special meetings as the 
occasion requires. 

Article VII. Amendments. 

This constitution may be amended by a three- 
fourths vote of the members present at an annual 
meeting or a like number at a special meeting ad- 
vertised for that purpose. This constitution shall 
be understood to supersede the provisions of the 
existing constitution, but the Executive Commit- 
tee and coach shall be empowered to designate 
the members for the year 1912-1913. 

BY-LAWS 

Article I. Report of Manager. 

The manager shall keep a record of receipts 
and expenditures and at the end of his term of 
office shall submit his accounts to an auditor ap- 
pointed by the Executive Committee. A copy of 
the audited report shall be published in the 
Orient each year. 

Article II. Surplus. 

The disposition of any surplus in the club treas- 
ury shall be as designated by the vote of the 
members at a meeting. 



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Article III. Quorum. 

Two-thirds of the club membership shall con- 
stitute a quorum for the transaction of business. 
Article IV. Cast Membership. 

Membership in the club is not necessary for 
membership in the casts of the club perform- 
ances. 

Article V. Competition. 

The competition for assistant manager shall be 
conducted by the manager, and the candidates 
who shall be members of the Sophomore Class 
during the period of their candidacy, shall do 
work as assigned to them by the manager and 
assistant manager. The manager shall recom- 
mend two nominees for assistant manager to be 
voted upon by the Executive Committee and 
presented to the club for election. Managerial 
ability and faithfulness shall be the main consid- 
erations in the choice. 

Article VI. Amendment. 

These By-Laws may be altered or amended at 
any meeting by a three- fourths vote of the mem- 
bers present. These By-Laws supersede the ex- 
isting By-Laws. 



Ci)e ©t&er eolleges 

The Dartmouth Medical School has recently 
undergone a thorough reorganization in order to 
meet the higher standards of instruction demand- 
ed by the latest advances in the profession. Ow- 
ing to the lack of adequate supply of the clinical 
material furnished only by a large city, the last 
two, or clinical, years of the course have been 
suspended. 

Cornell Seniors declare John Paul Jones, the 
great distance runner, the most popular, most 
respected, best all-around man in the university, 
and the man who has done the most for Cornell. 

Almost all the members of the graduating class 
at Exeter expect to enter college next fall. For- 
ty-one men intend to enter Harvard, twenty-one 
Yale, twelve Dartmouth, ten Cornell, and nine 
Princeton. 

The Maine Campus has been changed from a 
weekly to a semi- weekly publication, and will ap- 
pear for the remainder of the college year in the 
form of an eight-page newspaper. 



alumni Department 

'84. — Rev. Oliver W. Means has resigned his 
position as pastor of the Emmanuel Church of 
Springfield, Mass., after a pastorate of nine 
years. Mr. Means has been a great fector in put- 
ting the church on an excellent basis during this 



time. Taking it as a small chapel with 150 mem- 
bers he leaves it with an elegant new edifice, over 
250 on the church rolls, and with a Sunday 
School which is almost too large for the room 
which it has. Mr. Means intends to take a much 
desired rest during which he will spend consider- 
able of his time in travel and literature, two vo- 
cations to which he has wished for some time to 
give more attention. 

'98. — It speaks well for Rev. Robert R. Marson 
of the First Parish Church, at Yarmouth, Me., 
where he has preached for the last ten years, that 
he has received from his parishioners, friends 
and townsmen such solicitation as to induce him 
to withdraw his resignation. 

'98. — There is not much doubt that President 
Wilson, urged by Senator Hollis of New Hamp- 
shire, will appoint as United States minister to 
Portugal, Charles Cogswell Smith, of Ports- 
mouth. Mr. Smith is now practicing law at 
Portsmouth and at Boston. He possesses excel- 
lent command of the Spanish and Portuguese 
languages, besides other very desirable qualifica- 
tions as an American diplomat. 

'02. — Bulletin 530 of the U. S. Geological Sur- 
vey, published last month, contains a report by 
R. B. Dole on explorations of Salines in Silver 
Peak Marsh, Nevada. 

'05 Medical. — Dr. Don S. Harden, of Brown- 
ville, has been appointed surgeon for Maine by 
the Canadian Pacific Railroad. 

'09. — A daughter, Barbara, was recently born 
to Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Burton, of Cleveland, 
Ohio. 

'11. — At Allston, Mass., April 23, at the home 
of her mother, Miss Lula Annan Barber was 
united in marriage to Mr. Merton Glenn Lewis 
Bailey of Augusta. The couple will live at Au- 
gusta, being at home to friends after August 1. 

'11. — A daughter, Frances Ann, was born, 
April 8, to Mr. and Mrs. William C. Allen, of 
Duluth, Minn. 

MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE 
Bowdoin College 

ADDISON S. THAYER, Dean 
10 Deering Street Portland, Maine 

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE 
Summer Term 

July 7 to August 1 5 

For circular address President Robert J. Aley, 

Orono, Maine 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XLI1I 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, MAY 20, 1913 



NO. 7 



MAINE TAKES FAST MEET 

In probably the greatest track meet ever held 
in this state Maine took first place with 47 points, 
Bates came second with 43 points, Colby third 
with 19, and Bowdoin fourth with 17 points. 

Nevers, Ashton and Meanix upset Bowdoin 
dope to the extent of about 15 points. That it 
was a wonderful meet is shown by the nine new 
records set up, the equalling of still another, and 
the extremely fast time of all the events. It is 
hardly probable that ever again in this state will 
so many records go by the board in one after- 
noon. 

A loyal few, including the band, took the spe- 
cial from Brunswick Saturday morning. What 
those supporters lacked in number they made up 
in spirit while on the field. They yelled them- 
selves hoarse over the efforts of every White 
runner; cheered every new record and every 
failure. 

In the morning trials Bowdoin qualified 14 
men, Bates 11, Colby 12, and Maine 8. It was 
evident even then that there was a mighty strug- 
gle scheduled for the afternoon. Captain Has- 
kell and McWilliams qualified in the 440-yard 
dash; Walker in the 220-yard dash; Leadbetter 
and Lewis in the discus ; Leadbetter, Lewis and 
Parkhurst in the hammer; Faulkner in the shot 
put; Smith, McFarland, Faulkner and Floyd in 
the broad jump. 

The opening event of the afternoon was the 
100-yard dash trials. Ashton, Nevers and Nar- 
dini, in different heats set the pace at 10 1-5 sec- 
onds. In the final the three sprinters came down 
the course shoulder to shoulder. In the last 25 
yards Nevers fought out a small lead and breast- 
ed the tape barely in front of Nardini. Ashton 
took third at Nardini's very shoulder. The time 
was 10 seconds flat. 

The mile run was easily all Maine's. Towner, 
Brooks and Power loped around in a bunch, com- 
pletely distancing the field. 

One of the best events of the meet was the 220- 
yard dash. With Ashton, Nevers and Nardini 
against each other something was bound to hap- 
pen — and it did. Again the three fliers came 
neck and neck down the course. Again, as in the 
century dash, Nevers of Bates by a wonderful 



burst of speed broke the tape. Ashton was a 
close second. The time was 22 1-5 seconds. 
(Equalling the record.) 

The 440-yard dash was a battle royal between 
Captain Haskell of Bowdoin and the speedy 
Meanix of Colby. The Colby runner took the 
pole and kept it. Haskell pushed him to his ut- 
most in the last hundred yards, finishing second 
by less than two yards. The time was 51 seconds 
flat. (Breaking the record by 3-5 seconds.) 

Woodman of Bates ran a beautiful race over 
the high hurdles, establishing a new record of 16 
seconds. He also pushed Meanix to the limit in 
the 220-yard low hurdles. Through a fault of the 
starter the timers were unable to get the flash of 
the gun and consequently no official time was 
given out. It is safe to say that it equalled record 
time. 

The half was a fight between Bell of Maine 
and Deering of Bates. Wright of Bowdoin was 
a possibility for the first half of the run. He ran 
with the leaders the first lap and dropped behind 
on the back stretch of the second round. The 
time was not equal to that of Eddie Bates, the 
old Bowdoin runner, yet 2 minutes flat is not so 
slow. 

While the sprinters were breaking records on 
the cinders, history was being made in the weight 
circles and jumping pits. A new record was set 
up in every field event, and some are records 
which will stand for many a meet. 

Shepard of Bates started things going by put- 
ting the shot 2 feet beyond his old record of 44 
feet, 2 3-4 inches. Gove of Bates and Shepherd 
of Maine fought out second place, the former 
winning by a fraction of an inch. 

Gove broke his own record in the discus by six 
inches. Shepherd of Maine was a close second 
and Leadbetter of Bowdoin an easy third. The 
cheering sections began to realize that they were 
witnessing a very unusual meet and started some 
noise that lasted until the last bar was kicked off 
in the pole vault. 

Kempton of Bates set up a new record of 5 ft., 
8 1-8 in., in the running high jump, displacing 
the old record by 1-8 inch. Worden of Maine 
and Drake of Bates tied for second place. Brown 
of Bowdoin who was expected to place, failed to 
qualify in the morning. Greene was Bowdoin's 



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Capt. Charlie Haskell 



only hope in the afternoon, hut the distance was 
too much for him. He made a plucky fight to the 
last kick. 

Three good men fought out the hammer throw, 
Bailey and Shepherd of Maine and Leadbetter of 
Bowdoin. Bailey took first with a beautiful 
heave of 151 ft., 43-8 in., breaking the state rec- 
ord by 10 feet and the New England record by 2 
ft., 7 in. Leadbetter took second with 131 ft., 3 
in. Shepherd of Maine was third with 125 ft., 6 
in. 

Another record went by the board in the broad 
jump, when Faulkner, the Bowdoin star, went 
out 22 ft., 43-4 in., displacing the old record of 
21 ft., 9 in. This event was all Bowdoin's, every 
point going to the White. Smith took second with 
20 ft., 10 1-2 in., and McFarland, the previous 
holder of the record, third with 20 ft., 93-4 in. 
(About here Bowdoin cheering section broke 
loose for five minutes.) 

On the outcome of the last event, the pole 
vault, depended the positions of Bowdoin and 
Colby. Maine had a sure first in Rogers. Neither 
Colby nor Bates had men in this event. Should 
Bowdoin take a second and third in this it would 
give her one more point than Colby. Rogers 
passed up the first few heights. The real fight 
was between McKenney and Merrill of Bowdoin 
and Thomas of Maine. Merrill failed at 10 ft., 
3 in., and Bowdoin's hopes were crushed. Mc- 
Kenney pluckily fought on but was beaten by 
Thomas at 10 ft., 9 in. Rogers easily took first 
with 11 ft., 65-8 in., breaking his own record by 
5-8 of an inch. He tried the 12-ft. mark but 
failed to make it. 

Of the nine new records, Bates men have four, 



Maine three, Bowdoin one and Colby one. A 
Bates man also tied one record. 

Bowdoin lost, but it was not because her run- 
ners quit. Every man that went to Maine fought 
to the very limit of his ability. All honor to these 
men who went down to defeat in the greatest 
meet ever held or likely to be held, in this state. 

The meet summary follows : 

100-yard Dash — Trial heats: First heat won by 
Ashton of Maine; Lord of Colby, second. Time, 
10 1-5 seconds. 

Second heat : Won by Nardini of Colby ; Lee- 
cock of Maine, second. Time, 10 1-5 seconds. 

Third heat : Won by Nevers of Bates ; Lowney 
of Colby, second. Time, 10 1-5 seconds. 

Final heat : Won by Nevers of Bates ; Nardini 
of Colby, second ; Ashton of Maine, third. Time, 
10 seconds. 

220-yard Dash — Won by Nevers of Bates ; 
Ashton of Maine, second ; Nardini of Colby, 
third. Time, 22 1-5 seconds. (Equals record.) 

440-yard Dash — Won by Meanix of Colby ; 
Haskell of Bowdoin, second; Merrill of Colby, 
third. Time, 51 seconds. (New record.) 

Half-mile — Won by Bell of Maine; Deering 
of Bates, second; Reynolds of Colby, third. 
Time, 2 minutes. 

Mile Run — Won by Towner of Maine; Brooks 
of Maine, second ; Power of Maine, third. Time, 
4 minutes, 48 4-5 seconds. 

Two-mile Run — Won by Power of Maine ; 
Brooks of Maine, second; Towner of Maine, 
third. Time, 9 minutes, 563-5 seconds. (New 
record.) 

120-yard Hurdles — Won by Woodman of 
Bates; Royal of Colby, second; Thompson of 
Bates, third. Time, 16 seconds. (New record.) 

220-yard Hurdles — Won by Meariix of Colby; 
Woodman of Bates, second; Thompson of Bates, 
third. No time given. 

Hammer Throw — Won by Bailey of Maine, 
151 ft., 43-8 in.; second, Leadbetter of Bowdoin, 
131 ft., 5 in.; third, Shepherd of Maine, 125 ft., 
6 in. (New record.) 

Shot Put — Won by Shepard of Bates ; Gove of 
Bates, second; Shepherd of Maine, third. Dis- 
tance, 44 ft., 4 1-2 in. (New record.) 

Discus Throw — Won by Gove of Bates ; Shep- 
herd of Maine, second; Leadbetter of Bowdoin, 
third. Distance, 126 ft. (New record.) 

Pole Vault — Won by Rogers of Maine ; Thom- 
as of Maine, second ; McKenney of Bowdoin, 
third. Height, 11 ft., 65-8 in. (New record.) 

High Jump — Won by Kempton of Bates ; 
Drake of Bates, second ; Worden of Maine, third. 
Height, 5 ft., 8 1-4 in. (New record.) 

Broad Jump — Won by Faulkner of Bowdoin; 



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5 1 



Smith of Bowdoin, second ; MacFarland of Bow- 
doin, third. Distance, 22 ft., 4 3-4 in. (New rec- 
ord.) 

Of the points, Bates took six first places, three 
seconds, two thirds and tied for a second. Maine 
took five firsts, five seconds, five thirds and tied 
for a second. Colby took two firsts, two seconds 
and three thirds and Bowdoin one first, three sec- 
onds, and three thirds. 



BOWDOIN 9 -COLBY 2 



With Dodge holding the Colby batsmen in per- 
fect control at all times of the game, Bowdoin 
Ijatted James hard in almost every inning and 
won on Whittier Field Wednesday by the score 
of nine to two. Bowdoin took the lead in the last 
half of the first inning and was never headed, 
while Colby's nearest attempt at a rally came in 
the sixth when two hits and an error scored her 
second and final run. 

Ability to hit the much-heralded James spelled 
victory for Bowdoin, while Colby's inability to 
connect safely was responsible for that team's de- 
feat. But four hits were made off Dodge's de- 
livery, Reed and Nutting making two each, two 
coming in the first and two in the sixth. "Peeler" 
retired nine men by the strike-out route and 
James fanned seven. Each pitcher issued a free 
pass. 

Bowdoin made only three errors, but, unfor- 
tunately, two of these counted in the run column. 
Colby made five miscues, the greater part of them 
costly. A cold wind swept the field throughout 
the game, making perfect judgment of high flies 
almost impossible, and driving two balls fair hit 
outside the left field foul line. 

Colby started with a rush. After Simpson had 
struck out, Reed and Nutting singled and Reed 
came home when LaCasce threw wild to second. 
Bowdoin scored twice in the last of the first. 
Stetson and McElwee hit safely and scored on 
Skolfield's infield drive and Nutting's error after 
Weatherill had struck out and Tuttle had been 
hit. 

Bowdoin repeated in the third. Weatherill was 
hit, stole second and scored on Skolfield's single 
through short, while "Link" tallied on LaCasce's 
safety to left field. Daicey caught a high fly for 
the third out. Eaton scored the fifth run in the 
fourth, when he drew a pass, stole second, and 
same home on McElwee's hit. 

A run in both the sixth and seventh made the 
score seven, while Colby's second run came in the 
sixth. In the eighth LaCasce singled but was 
forced by Tilton, who stole second. Eaton hit to 
right field for three bases and scored when Dodge 




Leon Dodge '13 



hit to short, Nutting dropping the throw at the 
plate. 

BOWDOIN 

ab r ib po a e 

Stetson, rf 4 1 1 1 o 

McElwee, ss 5 1 2 4 1 1 

Weatherill, 2b 320020 

Tuttle, If 300201 

Skolfield, cf 4 1 1 o o o 

LaCasce, c 4 o 2 9 1 1 

Tilton, 3b 420100 

Eaton, ib 3 2 1 10 o 

Dodge, p 401040 

Totals 35 9 8 27 8 3 

COLBY 

ab r ib po a e 
Simpson, If 400000 

Reed, ib 4 1 2 13 o o 

Nutting, c 302622 

Berry, cf 400000 

Daicey, rf 400100 

LaFleur, 3b 4 1 1 

Cummings, 2b 1 o o o o 1 

Harlow, 2b 300130 

Campbell, ss 300341 

James, p 310050 

Totals 33 2 4 24 15 5 

Bowdoin 2 o 2 1 1 12 — 9 

Colby 1 c o 1 o o — 2 

Three-base hit, Eaton ; stolen bases, Weatherill 
2, LaCasce, Tilton 2, Eaton, Nutting 3; base on 
balls, off Dodge, off James; hit by pitched ball, 
James — Tuttle and Weatherill; struck out, by 
Dodge 9, by James 7; passed balls, by LaCasce, 
bv Nutting. Umpire, Carrigan. Time, ih. 47m. 



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Vol. XLIII MAY 20, 1913 No. 7 

All Together Now ! 

At Bowdoin the undergraduate athletic "fan" 
is a rarity. By this term we mean the type so 
popular in cigarette advertisements and clothing 
booklets; such a one as spends his afternoons in 
watching "practice" and his evenings in "doping" 
out teams, averages and winners; the man who 
never misses a game within the range of his 
pocketbook, his credit, or the "blind baggage;" 
whose throat is "aes triplex" and whose musical 
repertoire includes all the college songs. Such a 
man is capable of the fine frenzy by which we 
distinguish the native genius necessary for a 
cheer leader. 

The value of such a man is apparent. From 
him the larger colleges fill their grandstands and 
athletic treasuries. His weakness is that, like so 
many large college products, he is rather too 
much of a specialist. His interests and capacities 
are limited to his one excelling art of "rooting," 
to standing by and patting on the back those who 
are doing the work. Here at Bowdoin many such 



specialists would be disastrous to our college 
community. Here the quarterback must yell 
football signals in the fall and give signals for 
the "long yell" in the spring, the "B flat bass" 
player must also hold down the keystone sack,, 
the gold medal orator must add his well groomed 
voice to swell the volume of the "rah rahs !" 

We have been able by our small size to keep 
from giving undue emphasis to the mere "bleach- 
ers" side of athletics and require something more 
of a man than vocal enthusiasm. But there is a 
danger that, at present, we are not giving enough 
prominence to this same cheering and singing. 
Attendance at the recent M. I. A. A. track meet 
may not be the measure of our college spirit, but 
it is a fair indication of the form that it takes 
with us, and for our part we should like to see 
more of it expressed in better organized cheering, 
expert cheer leaders, and a greater variety of 
songs. We are not voicing the conclusions of the 
"Crustacean" club with their motto "it's not 
what it used to be." Bowdoin spirit is just as 
much present as it ever was. We wish only to 
emphasize that of late we have not nearly realized 
our possibilities in this kind of team support. Let's 
get together more, the whole gang of us, and 
learn to sing and cheer in unison. We have good 
songs, we have plenty of cheers. We have the 
spirit. Let's express it. 



Think it Over 

In a Sophomore's room the other day a group 
of normal, healthy fellows was discussing the 
personality and ability of various other men who, 
needless to add, were not present. All uncon- 
sciously they showed their ideas and ideals of 
college life. 

The name of Doe, a man who stands near the 
head of his class, was brought up. A big, tanned 
fellow quickly said: "Yes, he gets good marks 
but I don't think he has much to him, he plugs 
for everything he gets." A chorus of approval 
showed that everyone agreed. 

The talk went on and another man, Roe, be- 
came the object of comment. A Junior added to 
the verbal bouquets by saying: "There's a smart 
fellow for you, he could pull straight A's if he 
would try." Someone asked: "Has he ever got 
an A?" "Well, no, but he could if he wanted 
to." 

We think this typifies the general attitude. The 
able man doesn't work, he doesn't have to. Only 
dull and stupid people "grind" and they should 
be and are looked down upon. We well remember 
a truly brilliant member of last year's Senior 
class who was so afraid that some one would 



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catch him studying, and hence he would lose his 
reputation for getting results without effort, that 
he always had a popular magazine on his desk. 
When anyone opened the door, down went Hor- 
ace or Plato on the floor, and the visitor would 
find our Phi Beta Kappa man immersed in a story 
by Oppenheim and would go on his way marvel- 
ing. 

We expect persistency and work from the men 
who try for our teams, and pour the vials of our 
wrath on the sprinter who will not sprint. But 
we glorify the student who will not study and 
very, very often we are apt to regard the fact 
that a man doesn't study as proof positive that 
he is a student. Do we not realize that nothing 
worthy of mention can be accomplished without 
hard, disagreeable toil ? We should judge by ef- 
forts and results, not by real or fancied poten- 
tialities. By our present attitude we are encour- 
aging superficiality in work, confirming loafers 
in their laziness, and detering men from study. 
Can true scholarship thrive in such an atmos- 
phere, and is not the foremost purpose of the 
college to turn out scholars? 



QUILL GIVEN FIRST PLACE 

It is with great pleasure that the Orient an- 
nounces the honor given the Quill by the Wil- 
liams Literary Monthly recently. It is interest- 
ing to note that the Quill was ranked fourth by 
the same monthly two years ago, last year it was 
given second place, and this year it heads the list. 
The Quill also received high praise recently from 
the Randolph-Macon Monthly. 

In the April number of the Williams Literary 
Monthly the editor has chosen "the customary 
'five-foot shelf of good reading" of the ex- 
changes received during the closing year. At the 
left of the shelf stands The Bowdoin Quill, fol- 
lowed by The Columbian Monthly, The Smith 
College Monthly, The Vassar Miscellany, The 
Mount Holyoke, The Nassau Lit, The Yale Lit 
and others. 

The following tribute is paid to The Quill : 

"The Bowdoin Quill, tiny and modest, not over- 
burdened with material, but possessing a steady 
and prevailing tone of careful selection and sane 
judgment. In its general impression it seems the 
least amateurish of the college monthlies." 



MUSICAL CLUBS ELECTION 

At their election last week the Musical Clubs 
elected Samuel West '15 leader of the Glee Club, 
Horace A. Barton '14 leader of the Mandolin 
Club, Earle S. Thompson '14 manager of the 
clubs and Philip L. Card '15 assistant manager. 



In spite of the fact that they have taken the 
longest trips ever attempted by the clubs, the new 
manager finds the clubs in excellent condition fi- 
nancially, and with prospects for another season 
as successful as this one has been. 



CAPT. SAVAGE RUNNER-UP 

Both Bowdoin teams won in the trials of the 
Maine College Tennis Championships at Lewis- 
ton last week, but both lost in the semi-finals, 
leaving Colby and Bates to fight it out in the 
finals. Tomblen and Woodman of Bates won the 
championship. 

In the singles, Captain Savage won both his. 
sets in both the trials and the semi-finals, but 
lost in the finals to Foster of Colby. Savage 
played a defensive back court game, while Foster 
ran to the net at every opportunity. In the dou- 
bles, the team work of the winners was excellent, 
the swift drives of Tomblen being backed up 
by the steady returns of Woodman. 

DOUBLES 

Preliminary Round 

Tomblen and Woodman, Bates, beat Foster and' 
Gillingham, Colby, 6-2, 6-3. 

Gardner and Larrabee, Bowdoin, beat Good- 
speed and King, Maine, 6-4, 7-5. 

Morse and Cushman, Colby, beat Bird and 1 
Towle, Maine, 6-3, 7-5. 

Savage and Slocum, Bowdoin, beat Alley and 
Nickerson, Bates, 6-4, 9-7. 

Semi-finals 

Tomblen and Woodman, Bates, beat Gardner 
and Larrabee, Bowdoin, 6-1, 6-1. 

Morse and Cushman, Colby, beat Savage and 
Slocum, Bowdoin, 7-5, 6-3. 
Finals 

Tomblen and Woodman, Bates, beat Morse and 
Cushman, Colby, 6-1, 7-5, 6-3. 

SINGLES 

Preliminary Round 

Savage, Bowdoin, beat Tomblen, Bates, 2-6, 
6-4, 6-2. 

Goodspeed, Maine, beat Slocum, Bowdoin, 6-3 
6-3- 

Nickerson, Bates, beat Morse, Colby, 6-4, 3-6, 
7-5- 

Foster, Colby, beat Bird, Maine, 6-2, 6-2. 
Semi-finals 

Savage, Bowdoin, beat Goodspeed, Maine, 7-5, 
6-2. 

Foster, Colby, beat Nickerson, Bates, 6-4, 6-3. 
Finals 

Foster, Colby, beat Savage, Bowdoin, 6-4, 1-6, 
6-4, 6-3. 

Capt. Savage and Slocum are now playing at 
Longwood. 



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FOOD FOR FANS 

According to figures given out Sunday in a 
Portland paper, Bowdoin, Colby and Maine have 
practically the same batting and fielding aver- 
ages in the Maine College series, while Bates is 
in each case a poor fourth. With Bowdoin's two 
remaining games with Bates, it looks good for 
Bowdoin to win the pennant. Maine has scored 
■22 runs, Bowdoin 18, Bates 10 and Colby 7. 

The averages follow : 

Batting Av. Fielding Av. 

Maine 209 .904 

Bowdoin 202 .903 

Colby 202 .901 

Bates 186 .890 

Maine and Colby meet this week, at Orono on 
Wednesday and at Waterville on Saturday. 
Bowdoin and Bates play at Lewiston May 30 and 
•at Brunswick June 6. 

Bowdoin will play an exhibition baseball game 
with Bates at Augusta May 31, the day after the 
"first game with Bates of the championship se- 
ries. The game with Tufts on May 24 will be in 
Portland at the new Bayside Park owned by the 
New England league. A game may be arranged 
with the Alumni for June 25. There is probabil- 
ity of a game with the Eastwoods of Bangor. 

Bowdoin defeated Colby for the second time 
Wednesday on Whittier Field while Maine 
trimmed Bates at Lewiston on the same day. No 
games were played Saturday because of the 
State Meet. 

The standing: 

Won Lost Ave. 
Bowdoin 3 1 .750 

Maine 2 2 .500 

Bates 1 2 .333 

Colby 1 2 .333 



SECOND TEAM ENDS SCHEDULE 

The game with Brunswick High Thursday af- 
ternoon ended the schedule of the Bowdoin sec- 
ond baseball team. Eight games were played, 
three of which were won by the second team, 
while the second team made 48 runs against 57 
for its opponents. Elwell '15, assistant manager 
of the 'varsity, managed the team, while "Oba- 
diah" Gardner '13 was appointed captain. The 
men who played in the greater part of the games 
are: Fraser '16, Minott '15, Keegan '15, Kelley 
'16, Hall '14, Dole '13, Gardner '13, Woodman '16, 
Stuart '16, Wiggin '13, E. Tuttle '13, Larrabee 
^16, Nixon '13, Allen '15, Rogers '15, Olson '16, 
Coombs '14 and Coxe '15. 

The team served its purpose in keeping a num- 
ber of men at work throughout the spring and in 



training possible 'varsity material for another 
year. 

The Bowdoin Second team came across 
Thursday afternoon with a 10 to 8 victory over 
Brunswick High. The game lasted ten innings 
and was marked by free hitting and numerous 
errors on both sides. The feature of the contest 
was the batting of Keegan, who scored three hits, 
including a two-base drive in the tenth with two 
men on bases. The score by innings : 

Innings 123456789 10 — R 

Bowdoin Second 303000200 2 — 10 

B. H. S. 004003100 — 8 



WHAT 1913 MEN ARE TO DO 
A poll of the Seniors has recently been taken 
in order to ascertain what vocations they will 
pursue after graduation. The results follow: — 
Abbott, H. C, business ; Abbott, C. G., undecided ; 
Baker, graduate work in English at Harvard; 
Belknap, undecided ; Brown, business ; Buck, 
teaching; Bull, law (Harvard); Burleigh, jour- 
nalism; Busfield, international banking; Carr, 
teaching; Colby, ministry; Comery, undecided; 
Conant, undecided ; Cowan, teaching ; Craig, bus- 
iness; Crosby, Oxford University (Rhodes 
Scholar) ; Crowell, assistant travelling secretary 
for Zeta Psi ; Cummings, medicine ; Cushman, 
banking ; Daniels, business ; Dodge, L., business ; 
Dodge, W. E., teaching; Dole, business; Doug- 
las, graduate work in Economics and Sociology 
at Columbia ; Dunphy, undecided ; Eberhardt, 
business ; Emery, P. H., undecided ; Emery, T. E., 
irrigation farming; Fogg, medicine; Gardner, 
teaching ; Gilbert, undecided ; Fuller, forestry 
(Harvard); Greene, business; Hagan, undecid- 
ed; Hagar, law (Boston University) ; Hall, busi- 
ness; Haskell, teaching; Hatch, ministry; Hindi, 
business; Holt, law (Harvard); Howes, teach- 
ing; Jones, advertising; Kennedy, teaching; 
Leavitt, business; Lippincott, undecided; Lunt, 
business ; McMahon, undecided ; McMurtrie, 
chemistry (Massachusetts Institute of Technol- 
ogy) ; McNeally, business ; Miller, business ; 
Morris, graduate work in Moral Philosophy at 
Yale; Moulton, medicine; Nixon, undecided; 
Norton, journalism; Page, teaching; Palmer, 
teaching; Parkhurst, business; Philoon, law; 
Pike, Harvard Business School ; Pratt, unde- 
cided; Rowe, undecided; Saunders, law (Boston 
University); Savage, business; Shackford, in- 
ternational banking ; Skolfield, undecided ; Slo- 
cum, business ; Smith, business ; Spinney, busi- 
ness ; Sweet, graduate work at Harvard; Tilton, 
business; Tufts, teaching; Tuttle, C, business; 
Tuttle, E. B., undecided; Twombly, undecided; 



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Walker, business ; Whittier, teaching ; Wiggin, 
textile business ; Wilson, teaching ; Wish, teach- 
ing; Wood, irrigation farming. 

Summary: — Business, 24; teaching, 14; grad- 
uate work, 6 ; law, 5 ; medicine, 3 ; banking, 3 ; 
ministry, 2; journalism, 2; irrigation farming, 
2 ; forestry, 1 ; advertising, I ; fraternity travel- 
ling secretary, 1 ; undecided, 16; total, 80. 



Elmer L. Curtiss of the Massachusetts Civil 
Service Commission will speak before the Govern- 
ment Club Wednesday evening at the D. K. E. 
House on Civil Service. 



INTERSCHOLASTICTOURNAMENT THIS WEEK 

The Bowdoin Interscholastic Tennis Tourna- 
ment will be held Friday and Saturday of this 
week. The teams will arrive Friday morning, 
make the drawings at 11 o'clock and begin both 
singles and doubles Friday afternoon. The 
finals will be played Saturday and cups will be 
awarded to the winners. Each school will be 
represented by a team of doubles and two men in 
the singles. Eight schools are expected to com- 
pete : — Kents Hill, Hebron, Edward Little High, 
Coburn, Cony High, Lewiston High, Brunswick 
High and Portland High. 



SCHOOLBOY MEET MAY 31 

The Bowdoin Interscholastic Track Meet will 
be held on Whittier Field May 31. The trials 
will start at 10.30 sharp, and the afternoon events 
at 2. The meet will be conducted as usual with 
the exception of one new rule, i. e., ''Each com- 
petitor may enter only by means of an admission 
ticket purchased at the gate. The price of this 
ticket will be refunded by the management to all 
men who actually compete in the meet." This is 
in compliance with a rule passed by the N. E. I. 
C. A. A. 

Thirteen schools have signified their intention 
of competing and several more are yet to be 
heard from. Those already entered are: He- 
bron 20 men, Portland High 20, Kent's Hill 18, 
Coburn 17, M. C. I. 16, Westbrook Seminary 7, 
Deering High 10, Dexter High 10, Cony High 10, 
Gardiner High 6, Buckfield High io, Mexico 
High 3, and Lincoln Academy 10. 



Club anD Council Meetings 

A social meeting of the Bible Study leaders for 
next year was held with Dean McConaughy at 
his home on College Street last evening. 

At a meeting of the Student Council Monday, 
May 12, a number of details of administration 
were arranged for. It was reported that June 9 
and 10 had been set for the Snow Song Cup com- 
petition, the sings to be held in Memorial Hall. 
All but one fraternity reported in favor of de- 
ferring initiations. The matter was postponed 
until the next meeting. 



f>n t&e Campus 

Anthony '16 and Cross '15 have left College. 

Head '16 returned to College Wednesday after 
a two weeks' illness. 

Bacon '15 is again at College after an opera- 
tion for appendicitis. 

The Dekes trimmed the Alpha Delts last week 
by the score of 10 to 8. 

The next examinations for the Rhodes scholar- 
ships will be October 14 and 15. 

The Zetes took the Dekes into camp last week 
by the disputed score of 13 to 3. 

The Freshmen will hold a class sing tonight at 
7 o'clock in the Y. M. C. A. room. 

Last week's meeting of the Government Club 
was postponed until next Wednesday. 

Twenty-seven men including the coach and 
managers made the trip to Orono Saturday. 

The Hawthorne Prize Stories will be due May 
30 instead of May 16 as was previously an- 
nounced. 

Jim Crane, a "Portland boy" who attended 
Bowdoin for two years, is meeting success as a 
playwright. 

Our subway heating system has been under-' 
going extensive repairs between the Old Gym 
and North Maine. 

Bill Keegan '15 received a painful injury dur- 
ing practice Tuesday afternoon, being hit in the 
face by a baseball. 

The Cornellian for 1913, the Cornell book cor- 
responding to the Bugle, has a picture of Dan 
Coogan, together with a signed article by him. 

The Alexander trials will be held May 26 in- 
stead of May 23 as previously announced. A 
schedule will be posted, giving the times of the 
individual trials. 

The Freshmen trials for the Alexander Prize 
Speaking were held last night in Memorial Hall. 
From the 20 men first chosen, 10 were elected to 
represent the class. 

Bamford '16 has returned from the Eye and 
Ear Infirmary in Portland after an operation 
upon his right hand. Foster '16 returned from 
the same hospital yesterday after an operation 
upon his leg for an osseous growth. 

Men who have won track B's this year for the 
first time are: Smith '15, McWilliams '15, L. 
Brown '14, Leadbetter '16, McKenney '15 and 
Merrill '14. Capt. Haskell '13, Lewis '15 and 
Faulkner '15 had already won their letters. 



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The Northfield Student Conference will be 
held in Northfield, Mass., June 20 to 29. Men in 
the colleges of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, 
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New 
York, Ontario, Quebec and the Maratime Prov- 
inces will be represented. 

"Squanto" Wilson '13 is playing first base for 
the Lynn team of the New England league. 
"Squanto" has his batting eye with him, as is 
shown by his terrific clouting in the recent series 
with Portland, and is becoming the idol of Lynn 
fans. In Saturday's game he got a home run 
with a tie score and two men on and later in the 
game a two-bagger. 



mitt) tbe jFacuItp 

On May the fifteenth the visiting committee of 
the Board of Overseers, composed of Pres. S. V. 
Cole of Wheaton College, Hon. W. T. Cobb of 
Rockland, Hon. John A. Morrill of Auburn, and 
F. O. Conant, Esq., of Portland, held a personal 
interview with each member of the faculty and 
considered matters of importance pertaining to 
each department. 

Prof. Mitchell represented the College at Frye- 
burg Academy during the week. 

Prof. Johnson sailed from New York on last 
Saturday the seventeenth. He is going direct to 
Naples. 

Professor Brauner took a trip to Boston and 
vicinity last week to attend the meeting of the 
Modern Language Association. He also visited 
many places of interest around Boston. 



alumni Department 

'63. — A rather interesting memento of one of 
their deceased classmates will meet the eye of the 
surviving members of the Class of 1863 at their 
reunion the coming Commencement. It is a group 
of volumes all relating to English Literature and 
all from the pen of a daughter of the class, Pro- 
fessor Martha Hale Shackford, Ph.D., of Welles- 
ley College, whose father, Charles B. Shackford, 
Esq., died when she was a child. 

'63, '73, '88. — These three classes are to hold 
reunions at Commencement this year. 

'74. — Henry Gardiner White died recently at 
Providence, R. I. 

'yy. — L. A. Melcher has just issued his twenty- 
fifth annual report as superintendent of public 
schools at Northbridge, Mass. 

'82. — Without the reason being known, Edwin 
N. Curtis has resigned the lucrative position of 
collector of customs at Boston, for which the 
term would not have expired until Jan. 23, 1914. 



'91. — Miss Mabel E. Osgood of Auburn, Me., 
was on April 30 united in marriage to Ivory C. 
Jordan of Charleston, West Virginia, at the home 
of the bride's sister, Mrs. A. W. Smart, 320 Saw- 
yer Street, South Portland, Me. The couple will 
make their home in Charleston, where Mr. Jor- 
dan has been located some years as attorney-at- 
law. They will be at home to their friends after 
July 1, at Maple Road, Edgewood. 

'94. — R. H. Hinkley is now putting on the mar- 
ket his work, The Books of Knowledge, a child's 
encyclopedia, which not only answers every ques- 
tion a child can ask, they say, but also delights 
adults. 

'97. — Mr. Earl Davis of Pittsfield recently de- 
livered at Williams College a lecture on the 
Sweep of Socialism. 

'02. — George R. Walker picked out the cup 
which the New York Alumni Association recent- 
ly presented to be competed for in the Bowdoin- 
Trinity Meet. He also took charge of all the 
arrangements for getting the cup here. The Col- 
lege is very, very grateful to him for the work he 
put into this and for the interest he has shown in 
Bowdoin's athletic welfare. 

'03, '05, '06. — Bowdoin men were well repre- 
sented in the list of instructors recently appointed 
at Harvard for one year from Sept. 1. Seldon O. 
Martin, Ph.D., '03, is appointed for commercial 
organization ; Arthur L. McCobb, A.M., '05, for 
German ; Ray W. Pettengill, Ph.D., '05, for Ger- 
man; and Melvin T. Copeland, Ph.D., '06, for 
commercial organization. 

'06.- — The engagement of Miss Mary E. 
Crocker of Waterville Street, Portland, to Har- 
old E. Elder of Coyle Street, has recently been 
announced to friends. 

'07. — Dwight S. Robinson, son of the late Pro- 
fessor Franklin C. Robinson, of Bowdoin Col- 
lege, and a graduate of Bowdoin in the Class of 
1907, has resigned his position as assistant super- 
intendent of the Atlas Powder Company plant at 
Joplin, Missouri, to accept the position of assist- 
ant superintendent of the Barksdale, Wisconsin, 
plant of the Du Pont Powder Company. This is 
one of the three largest plants in the country for 
the manufacture of dynamite. 

'10. — The marriage of Miss Marion Purington 
Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. 
Wheeler of Portland, and Richard Raymond 
Eastman of Boston, is to take place June 4th. 
Mr. Eastman is a member of the Zeta Psi Fra- 
ternity. Miss Wheeler, a graduate of Deering 
High School, and a Delta Alpha Kappa girl, is a 
most accomplished musician. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XL1II 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, MAY 27, 1913 



NO. 8 



CAST FOR COMMENCEMENT PLAY 

About thirty men turned out for the trials for 
parts in the Commencement play, "The Merchant 
of Venice." The following' is the tentative cast 
of characters which may change as rehearsals 
progress if special ability is shown by any man. 
Those who have lines in the first two acts must 
have them memorized for the first rehearsal, 
Tuesday, May 27, at 3.30 p. m., Memorial Hall. 

The cast of characters : 

Shylock Crowell '13 

Duke of Venice Jones '13 

Antonio Douglas '13 

Gratiano Greene '13 

Bassanio Baker '13 

Salanio Russell '14 

Leonardo Callahan '14 

Launcelot Gobbo ." Greene '13 

Lorenzo McDonald '15 

Tubal Dunphy'13 

Old Gobbo Morrill '16 

Portia Leigh '14 

Nerissa Twombly '13 

Jessica Nixon '13 

Clerk of Court Edwards '16 

Balthazar Page '13 



BOARD OF PROCTORS ANNOUNCED 

The Board of Proctors for next year will be as 
follows: Louis A. Donahue, George F. Eaton, 
Alfred E. Gray, Elroy O. LaCasce, Robert D. 
Leigh and Paul H. White. 



DARTMOUTH WINS FAST MEET 

Dartmouth took its annual win in the N. E. 
Meet Saturday with 62 points, Brown was sec- 
ond with 16 points, Holy Cross third with 13, and 
Maine fourth with 12. Colby was ninth with 5 
points, while Bates was tenth with 4j4 points. 
Bowdoin scored only 1 point, P. Smith taking 
fourth in the broad jump. Faulkner, Capt. Has- 
kell and Leadbetter failed to qualify on Friday. 
The broad jump was won at only 21 ft., 4/4 in- 
Thursday afternoon Leadbetter threw the ham- 
mer 142 feet, good for an easy second, but was 
unable to stay in the ring Friday. 



NEW ENGLAND TOURNAMENT 

Johnston of Amherst for the second time won 
the N. E. Tennis Tournament at Longwood last 
week. Bacon and Richards of Wesleyan won 
the doubles. Capt. Savage and Slocum of Bow- 
doin were defeated in the first round of doubles 
by Bacon and Richards of Wesleyan 6-1, 6-1. 
Savage won his first match in the singles from 
Greene of Brown 6-4, 6-4, but lost to Cutler of 
Williams 6-2, 6-4. 



NEW NAME FOR WING CUP 

Harry Faulkner's name will be placed upon the 
Henry A. Wing Cup which was presented to the 
College, last year, by Mrs. Grace Wing of Au- 
burn in memory of her husband, Col. Henry A. 
Wing of the Class of 1880. The name of Bow- 
doin's high point winner in the Maine Intercol- 
legiate Track Meet, each year, is placed upon the 
cup. Faulkner won five points for Bowdoin this 
year by taking first place in the broad jump. Last 
year the names of C. B. Haskell, Jr., winner of 
the 440-yard dash, and H. A. Lewis, winner of 
the hammer throw, were placed upon the cup. 



NOMINATIONS FOR OVERSEER 

Men who have been nominated by a vote of the 
Alumni by mail for the position of Overseer of 
the College to replace the vacancy left by the 
death of Herbert M. Heath '72, are : 

Lewis Albert Burleigh '91 of Augusta, John 
Clair Minot '96 of Boston, Charles Howard Gil- 
man '82 of Portland, and Rev. John Hastings 
Quint '97 of Brunswick. This election is in 
charge of the committee on the Overseers nomi- 
nations and of the general association of Alumni. 



BIBLE STUDY PLANS MADE 

Plans have already been made for the Y. M. 
C. A. Bible Study classes next year and two 
meetings of the leaders have been held. Two 
courses will be given, one for Freshmen and one 
for upper-classmen. The first course will use 
for a text "The Master's Standards of Conduct," 
which takes up some of the most outstanding 
problems of a first-year man's life and the way 



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Christ faced similar problems. The other course 
will use "The Manhood of the Master." The 
study will extend over twelve weeks. The leaders 
of the Freshmen courses will be West, Little, 
Churchill, Ramsdell, Fuller, Foster, Fortin, Say- 
ward, Livingstone, Richardson, A. Lewis, Raw- 
son, Canney, Stone, Hescock and J. L. McCon- 
aughy, normal class leader. The leaders of the 
other courses will be McWilliams, MacCormick, 
Gray, Merrill, Leigh, Hamblen, Simpson, Badger, 
Rodick, C. Brown and Leigh, normal class leader. 



TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12. 
A. M. P. M. 

Political Science 2 Chemistry 8 



German 4 
Music 4 



History 8 
Chemistry 2 



Philosophy 2 
Botany 1 
German 6 



A. M. 

Economics 2 



Economics 4 
Biology 4 



Biology 2 
Economics 8 
Physics 2, 6 



English 4 
Chemistry 4 



German 8 
Latin B. 2 

FRIDAY, JUNE 13. 
P. M. 

Greek 8 
History 2 
Surveying 2 

SATURDAY, JUNE 14. 
P. M. 

German 2, 16 
Drawing 2 
Music 2 

MONDAY, JUNE l6. 
P. M. 

English 2 
Economics 6 
Philosophy 4 

TUESDAY, JUNE IJ. 
P. M. 

Mathematics 2, 4 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE l8. 
P. M. 

French 2, 4, 6 
Italian 4 

THURSDAY, JUNE 19. 
P. M. 

Minerology I 
Psychology 2 
Greek B. 2, 4, 6 

FRIDAY, JUNE 20. 



Latin 4 
Chemistry 6 

SATURDAY, JUNE 21. 
A. M. P- M. 

History 4, German 12 and 14 — By arrangement 
with Instructor. 



INTERSCHOLASTIC TOURNAMENT 

This year's Interscholastic Tournament was 
undoubtedly the first of its kind ever played in 
this state. Because of the steady rain Friday and 
Saturday, the matches were played on the clay 
courts in the Hyde Athletic Building. Kent's 
Hill won the doubles, while Purington of Ed- 
ward Little, the winner of the singles in the Bates 
Tournament last year, carried off the singles cup. 
Some fast matches were played, particularly be- 
tween Cony High and Kent's Hill. 

SINGLES 

Preliminaries : Purington of Edward Little de- 
feated Flynt of Cony High, 8-6, 6-1. Woodman 
of Portland High defeated Leighton of Lewiston, 
6-0, 7-9, 6-4. Little of Brunswick defeated Kent's 
Hill entry by default. 

Semi-finals : Woodman defeated Little, 
6-2, 6-1. Purington drew by. 

Finals : Purington defeated Woodman, 
6-i, 6-2. 

DOUBLES 
TRIALS 

Cony beat Brunswick, 6-0, 6-2. 
Portland beat Edward Little, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. 
Lewiston beat Coburn by default. 
Kent's Hill beat Hebron by default. 

SEMI-FINALS 

Cony beat Portland, 6-2, 6-1. 
Kent's Hill beat Lewiston, 6-0, 6-0. 

FINALS 

Kent's Hill beat Cony, 6-0, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. 

The teams were made up as follows : Bruns- 
wick, Little, Mitchell ; Cony, Flynt, Johnson ; Ed- 
ward Little, Banks, Rogers ; Kent's Hill, Gordon, 
Richardson ; Lewiston, Leighton. Ireland ; Port- 
land, Strout, Schlosberg. 



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COMMUNICATION FROM M.I.A.A. 

To the Students of Bowdoin College: 

The Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association 
wishes to notify the public that the so-called Sou- 
venir Program sold on the special train and in 
the vicinity of Alumni Field, Orono, Maine, at 
its 19th Annual Championship Meet was a pri- 
vate enterprise conducted by Morris and St. 
Onge of the University of Maine without the ap- 
proval of the Association. These programs were 
published after permission had been refused by 
the Association and since the information they 
contained was unauthorized and inaccurate their 
object must have been to defraud. The Associa- 
tion regrets this unhappy incident and will see to 
it that it does not happen in the future. 

L. R. SULLIVAN, 
Secretary. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, 
Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenyvood Winter. 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 

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Business Manager 
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Vol. XLIII 


MAY 27, 1913 No. 8 



As to Communications 

In publishing our first "communication" since 
the beginning of the present volume we take oc- 
casion to rejoice at this revival of a very useful 
employment of our columns. The Orient, in 
printing such letters, does not bind itself to the 
support of any of the views presented and is al- 
ways glad to print articles with opposite or con- 
trasting opinions. The recent Library changes, 
dealt with in the present communication, have 
caused considerable comment on the campus and 
we are sure that the matter will receive whatever 
attention it deserves. 



An Important Election 

In a few days the nominations for officers to be 
voted upon at the spring elections will be made 
public. The purpose of this early announcement 
is to make possible a more careful and deliberate 
choice. Student Council and Athletic Council 
members, officers and the various athletic man- 



agerships are positions which require the most 
able and influential men in the undergraduate 
body. On these officers to a great degree will 
depend the successful issue of many of the prob- 
lems which will have to be faced next year. It 
is the plain duty of every member of the Asso- 
ciated Student Body to inform himself as to the 
qualifications of all candidates and to cast a vote 
free and fair. We are past the day of combina- 
tions. The tendency to carelessness, however, is 
one which we must likewise avoid. 



A Sane Attitude 

Much space in newspapers and comic weeklies 
is, at present, being devoted to the discussion and 
explanation of the so-called "new dances." At a 
number of the leading educational institutions 
various faculty and student authorities have 
placed prohibitions on the multifarious steps and 
twists of recent vogue. In all these restrictive 
measures there has been a prevailing difficulty in 
keeping up with the latest terpsichorean inven- 
tions. The self-appointed censors have been at 
their wits-end to adequately keep pace with the 
latest importations from the Barbary Coast and 
poultry yard. No sooner have they catalogued 
the undesirable and desirable among these fads 
than others have appeared. 

In contrast with this manner of treatment we 
note the attitude of the Ivy Committee of the 
Junior Class on this question. In accordance 
with the Bowdoin way of looking at such things, 
they consider dance steps a matter of individual 
judgment and taste. As having official charge 
of this Bowdoin function they accept willingly 
the usual responsibility of guaranteeing to all the 
guests that the affair will not be marred by un- 
gentlemanly or improper conduct but do not at- 
tempt to condemn any dance as such. With this 
sane view of the question it is safe to say that the 
big college social affair will not be the occasion: 
for giving to anyone present anything but a high, 
opinion of the College. 



COMMUNICATION 

Editor of the Orient. 

Sir: May I take up a little of the valuable 
space of your columns to voice a protest against 
the latest crime on the campus? I refer, of 
course, to the recent transformations in Hub- 
bard Hall. Is it to offset the recently-established 
course in Fine Arts that the authorities have in- 
flicted upon us this example of how not to do 
things? To ruin absolutely the dignity and 
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not, presumably, the motive of those responsible 
for these changes ; yet that is what has been done. 
Without rhyme or reason, one of the finest pieces 
of architecture we possess has been turned into 
an example of vulgar mediocrity. Instead of a 
stately charm, the main characteristic of the hall 
is now a commonplace ugliness. 

The excuse given for this rearrangement is 
that the array of book cases, etc. serves to break 
the echo, and so protects men studying in the 
reading room from disconcerting sounds which 
emanate from the seminar rooms above. Grant- 
ing, for the sake of the argument, that many 
readers are so disturbed, does this transformation 
effect the desired result? Again, is this distor- 
tion of beauty into ugliness the only way in 
which frequenters of Hubbard Hall can obtain 
the peace they so desire ? To many it seems pur- 
chased at too high a price. 

I remain etc., 

NGA BGOUL. 

THETA DELTA CHI IN PORTLAND 

The Western Maine Theta Delta Chi Associa- 
tion was formed in Portland Saturday evening by 
graduate members of the fraternity. Six col- 
leges were represented, — Bowdoin, Dartmouth, 
Harvard, Tufts, Boston University and Brown. 
Leon V. Walker, Bowdoin '03, was elected pres- 
ident and Leon H. Smith '10, vice-president. 

Among the Bowdoin men present were : Wal- 
ter F. Perkins '80, Arthur L. Pettengill '81, Llew- 
ellyn Barton '84, Charles H. Leighton '94, Philip 
Dana '96, Edward F. Moody '03, Leon V. Walker 
'03, E. F. Abbott '03, Luther Dana '03, Thomas E. 
Chase '04, Arthur L. Chapman '04, G. C. Soule 
'06, G. W. Cragie '07, Leon H. Smith '10, George 
F. Cressey '12, John A. Slocum '13, Earl B. Tut- 
tle '13, Stanley F. Dole '13, Horace A. Barton 
'14, Clifford L. Russell '14, Sumner L. Mount- 
fort '14, Louis A. Donahue '14, Edward B. El- 
well '15, Ernest P. Marshall '16, and A. E. Lit- 
tlefield '16. 



DELTA UPSILON ENTERTAINS 

Bowdoin Chapter of Delta Upsilon held its an- 
nual house-party last Friday evening and Satur- 
day. The program included a reception and 
dance Friday evening. A sail down the New 
Meadows River and a shore dinner at the Gurnet 
Saturday was prevented by the rain. 

In the receiving line at the reception were Mrs. 
Frank E. Woodruff, Mrs. C. C. Hutchins, Mrs. 
Paul Nixon and Mrs. William Hawley Davis. 
Mrs. G. Allen Howe poured coffee, Mrs. Samuel 
Thompson of Portland served sherbet, and Mrs. 
Samuel B. Furbish ladled punch. 



The committee in charge was composed of Ed- 
ward O. Baker '13, Lester B. Shackford '13, 
Samuel W. Chase '14, Clifford T. Perkins '15, 
and J. Glenwood Winter '16. 

Among the young lady guests were the follow- 
ing: Misses Marion Irving, Marion Smart and 
Amy Baker of Portland, Misses Bertha Nelson 
and Susan Chase of Lowell, Mass., Misses Kath- 
erine Buffum and Grace Walker of Rockland, 
Misses Anne Dudley and Margaret Arnold of 
Waterville, Misses Erma Farrar, Eleanor Brad- 
lee, Pauline Hatch and Vivian Lemont of Bath, 
Misses Olive Nutter, Helen Snow, Lorette La- 
Pointe, Anne Hall, Alexina LaPointe, Helen 
Fiske, Yvette LaPointe, Helen Mitchell, Clare 
Ridley and Isabelle Pollard of Brunswick, Misses 
Alzada Bailey and Jennie Bailey of East Poland, 
Miss Merle McVeigh of North Adams, Mass., 
Miss Dorothy Chaney of Topsham, Miss Jeanne 
Moulton of Cumberland Center, Miss Evangeline 
Redman of Dexter, Miss Charlotte Nevens of 
Auburn, Miss Alice Hurley of Bowdoinham, Miss, 
Beulah Seavey of Ogunquit and Miss Miriam 
Schafer of Kingfield. 

Gordon Busfield, Hamilton '11, was also among 
the guests. 

The delegates from the other fraternities at the 
reception were as follows : from Alpha Delta 
Phi, Samuel West '15; from Psi Upsilon, Ray E. 
Palmer '13; from Delta Kappa Epsilon, Law- 
rence Irving '16; from Zeta Psi, Harold W. 
Miller '13; from Theta Delta Chi, Maurice W. 
Hamblen '14; from Kappa Sigma, Philip R. Fox 
'14; from Beta Theta Pi, Elden H. Austin '15; 
from the Bowdoin Club, Charles A. Hatch '13. 



FOOD FOR FANS 

By defeating Maine in the Maine College base- 
ball series last week, Colby passed Maine and 
Bates and is now second to Bowdoin. No other 
games were played in the league last week, Bow- 
doin remaining in the lead by the same comfort- 
able margin of 250 points. 

The standing: 

Won Lost Ave. 

Bowdoin 3 1 .750 

Colby 2 2 .500 

Maine 2 3 .400 

Bates 1 2 .333 

Bowdoin and Bates will play at Lewiston May 
30 and at Brunswick June 6. The exhibition 
game between these two teams for May 31 has 
been cancelled and no other game will be placed 
on Bowdoin's schedule to take its place. The 
game on June 6 will be the regular Ivy game. 
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in games with other colleges, the opinion of prac- 
tically all who have been following the game is 
that Bowdoin will win. Bates is sadly handi- 
capped by the injury to Griffin, her captain and 
catcher, who is in bed with a broken leg. Bates' 
twirler, Anderson, is a hard nut to crack and it is 
in him that Bates will place her strongest trust. 
If Bowdoin wins both these games she has the 
pennant cinched ; if she loses one she has more 
than a fair chance, while if she loses both, she 
will probably be tied with either Colby or Maine. 



Courses 2 and 3 are elective for Sophomores, 
Juniors and Seniors. Courses 3, 4, 5, 6 are elec- 
tive for Juniors and Seniors. 



SUMMER SCHOOL CREDIT 

Students desiring credit for work done in Sum- 
mer School must present a statement in writing 
to the Dean, indicating the school they desire to 
attend and the courses to be taken there for which 
they wish to receive credit at Bowdoin. The ap- 
proval of the Dean must be secured for the insti- 
tution which they desire to attend, and any 
courses which they wish to substitute for re- 
quired courses at Bowdoin must be approved by 
the head of the Department concerned. 

JAMES L. McCONAUGHY, 

Acting Dean. 



NEW COURSES FOR 1913-14 

Professor Elliott. 

English Literature I. First semester : Monday, 
Wednesday and Friday at 9.30. Meaning and 
Method of English Literature from early times 
to the age of Pope. For critical study: Chau- 
cer's Prologue, Book I of Spencer's Faerie 
Queen, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Mac- 
beth, part of Milton's Paradise Lost, Pope's Rape 
of the Lock. 

English Literature II. Second semester : Mon- 
day, Wednesday and Friday at 9.30. Meaning 
and Method from Gray to the present. For crit- 
ical study : Lyrics by Burns and the chief nine- 
teenth century poets, Carlyle's and Arnold's in- 
terpretation of modern life and literature. 

English Literature III. First semester : Tues- 
day, Thursday, Friday at 1.30. Shakespeare; his 
development as a dramatist and the conception 
of life presented in his works. For special study : 
the histories and comedies. 

English Literature IV. Second semester: 
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1.30. Omitted 
in 1914-15. Shakespeare; his tragedies and ro- 
mances. 

English Literature V. First semester 1914-15. 
Omitted 1913-14. Emerson; his relation to Car- 
lyle. A comparative study of the two authors. 

English Literature VI. Second semester 1914- 
15. Omitted 1913-14. Browning and his time. 



FRESHMAN BANQUET 
The Freshman Banquet will be held at the Con- 
gress Square Hotel in Portland, June 7. The 
committee has made arrangements for a big time 
and it is up to the class now to support them. 
Tickets may be had from members of the com- 
mittee and no one will be admitted to the banquet 
without one. Each delegation is to elect one of 
its members for a response. The names of these 
men must be handed to the toastmaster (Wyman) 
at once in order to get them on the menu. Every 
man in the Freshman Class should make a special 
effort to attend this banquet and help make it a 
success. 



NEW SCHEME FOR TRIPS 

As a result of a conference of the managers of 
Baseball, Football and the Musical Clubs with a 
committee of the Faculty, uniform regulations 
for the arranging of schedules were adopted and 
approved by the Faculty. The scheme is as fol- 
lows: 

"The managers of the following organizations 
shall arrange their schedules on the following 
basis : The absences for the Musical Clubs shall 
not exceed five working days ; for the football 
team six working days; and for the baseball team 
seven working days. An absence for a working 
day shall be understood to mean absence from 
chapel and the whole day's recitations. The ab- 
sence beginning after 10.30 shall be considered 
two-thirds of a working day, except on Saturday, 
when such absence shall be considered one-third 
of a working day. Absence for the afternoon 
shall be considered one-third of a working day. 
No account is taken of absence from Sunday 
chapel." 

This system removes the trouble arising in the 
past on account of approval following the ar- 
rangements for games. The number of days 
needed for trips during a schedule was deter- 
mined from the managers' estimates. 



NORTHFIELD STUDENT CONFERENCE 
"Carriage. Carriage to Northfield Camp 
Grounds." In less than a month from today, sev- 
eral hundred college men from all over the 
United States will be greeted somewhat as above 
as they alight at the station at East Northfield, 
Massachusetts. The conference opens Friday 
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boards will be busy carrying men to the camp- 
grounds. 

From then until the conference closes, June 29, 
there will be "Some Time" around Northfield. 
The fun will begin at the first meal when the 
various college yells will be heard and from then 
on there will be as much enthusiasm and spirit as 
if they were all attending some big football game 
or other athletic contest. 

There will be an opening meeting at the audi- 
torium Friday evening, but the conference proper 
will not begin until Saturday morning, when some 
such program as follows will be carried out: 
7.30-8.30, Breakfast; 8.30-1 1.30, Groups in Bible 
Study, Mission Study, etc.; 11.30-12.30, Auditor- 
ium Meeting; 12.30, Lunch; Entire Afternoon, 
Recreation ; 6.00, Dinner ; 7.00, Outdoor meeting 
on "Little Roundtop," with addresses on Life 
Work; 8.00, Auditorium Meeting. 

The whole program is so excellent that you can 
hardly afford to miss going at least once during 
your college course. You obtain a big inspiration 
from listening to the great speakers, all men like 
John R. Mott and Robert E. Speer, you have a 
splendid opportunity to meet a large number of 
men from other colleges, and you have a fine 
chance to play tennis or baseball or go out on 
walks to the most beautiful places imaginable. 
There is always a series of baseball games be- 
tween the different colleges for the championship 
of the conference and on the big "Carnival Day" 
there is a track meet in which anyone can enter. 

Many fellows who have been at Northfield in 
years past say it is well worth while, even to wit- 
ness the wonderful celebration on "Carnival 
Day" alone. It is doubtless one of the most ex- 
tensive affairs ever carried out by college men. 
The delegates form in a long line, each college 
having a characteristic costume, and after march- 
ing into the auditorium give their different songs 
and cheers. It is all under the best of manage- 
ment and is really for many men the greatest 
event they ever experienced. The evening's pro- 
gram is closed by a huge bon-fire some sixty feet 
high, around which the whole conference makes 
one long circle and run until the heat drives them 
back. 

There will be about a hundred men from both 
Yale and Harvard and the whole body will num- 
ber well up to the thousands. How many Bow- 
doin men are going to share in its enjoyment and 
inspiration ? 



and Pope '14 were read and a general discussion 
followed. 

The class in Education 2 met Thursday evening 
with Prof. McConaughy at his home. Mr. John 
A. Cone, Principal Koughan of the Topsham 
High School and Principal Jack of Portland 
High School were the guests of the evening. Mr. 
Jack gave the class a very interesting talk. 



Clufc anO Council Meetings 

The Biology Club held a meeting at the Zeta 
Psi House last Tuesday. Papers by Chase '14 



SDn tfje Campus 

Harold Ashey '12 was at College last week. 

Ollie Sanborn '11 was on the campus Tuesday. 

New Meadows Inn will open the latter part of 
the week. 

Holt '13 has returned to College after two 
weeks' absence. 

The appearance of straw hats proclaims the 
advent of spring. 

"Professor" Baker is again with us; this time 
he is having trouble with his eyes. 

A large quantity of Sears apparatus has been 
received by the chemistry department. 

H. Abbott '13 has returned from a week's so- 
journ in the New Hampshire wildernesses. 

The Alpha Delts beat the Dekes in a hard- 
fought game of baseball on the Delta Wednesday. 

The Friars held their annual banquet and 
dance at Riverton Park last Wednesday evening, 
May 21. 

The Song Cup Contest closes Friday, May 30, 
and after that date no more songs will be re- 
ceived. 

The College has anticipated Ivy Week by 
planting ivy along the southern side of the three 
dormitories. 

The course blanks will be ready about June I 
and must be handed in to the Dean's office before 
College closes. 

Invitations have been sent out for the Alpha 
Delta Phi reception June 5 and for the Psi Up- 
silon reception June 4. 

The summer time table on the Maine Central 
Railroad which includes several additional trains, 
will not go into effect until after College closes. 
- "Major" Slocum '13 will open a store on 
Maine Street next to Nason's store, where he will 
keep all kinds of students' necessities, from text 
books to pool tables. 

The following Freshmen competed in the Alex- 
ander Prize Speaking trials yesterday : Burr, Ed- 
wards, Foster, Fuller, Garland, Leadbetter, No- 
ble, H. T. Parsons, D. S. White, Winter. 

The examining committee of the Trustees and 
Overseers of the College were here Wednesday 
and Thursday of last week. The committee is 
composed as follows : Addison E. Herrick 'yy, 



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Alpheus Sanford '76 and Wilbert G. Mallett '91. 

The annual banquet of the Gamma Gamma 
chapter of the Phi Chi medical fraternity was 
held in Portland Saturday evening. Among 
those present were 13 members of the Maine 
Medical School in Brunswick and 20 from the 
school in Portland. 

The baseball game with Tufts scheduled for 
last Saturday was cancelled on account of rainy 
weather. Just before going to press, it was 
earned that the game would probably be played 
Tuesday. Tufts plays Maine at Orono Monday 
and could play Bowdoin on the way back from 
up-state. 

The next issue of the Orient will be the Ivy 
number, appearing on Ivy Day. The last regular 
issue of the semester will appear June 17 and the 
final number, the Commencement issue will ap- 
pear Commencement Day. All those desiring the 
later issues mailed to their summer addresses will 
please notify the Business Manager. 

The 1914 Bugles will be delivered to the Busi- 
ness Manager some time the last of the week, but 
will not appear until the usual time, Ivy Day. 
The book contains about 350 pages and is prettily 
bound in green covers. Copies can be secured 
early Ivy morning from the Business Manager, 
who will be in front of Memorial Hall, and later 
at the Ivy game. The price is $1.50. 

Two more schools, Camden High and Foxcroft 
Academy, have signified their intentions of en- 
tering the Bowdoin Interscholastic track meet 
on Whittier Field May 31. Foxcroft will bring 
two men, while Camden will bring five, among 
them McCobb, who broke the record in the high 
jump at the indoor interscholastic meet last 
March. These two schools swell the total num- 
ber entered to 15. 



mitt) t&f jFacultp 

Professor Mitchell lectured to the students of 
Hebron Academy on last Friday evening. 

Professor Ham is on a four days trip to Aroos- 
took County where he is to visit the schools of 
Bangor, Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou and Fort 
Fairfield in behalf of the College. 

Prof. J. S. Davis has recently completed the 
requirements for the degree of doctor of Philoso- 
phy under the department of Economics at Har- 
vard University, and will be awarded his degree 
at the coming Commencement. His thesis was 
upon "Corporations in the American Colonies." 
He also has been appointed instructor in Eco- 
nomics at the University for the coming year. 

A card has been received from Prof. Sills who 
is now in Rome where he is to spend at least the 



remainder of the month. 

The May issue of the Annals of the American 
Academy of Political and Social Science contains 
an article entitled "Boston's County Problems" 
by Professor Hormell. It deals with the ineffi- 
ciency of the dual administration of city and 
county officers especially in the judicial depart- 
ments. It also points out the lack of civil service 
regulations in county offices. 

Acting Dean McConaughy is to give a Com- 
mencement address at the Brunswick School at 
Greenwich, Conn., and at the Presque Isle Nor- 
mal School. 

President Hyde has been at Culver, Ind., at 
the national gathering of all workers with boys, 
where he conducted a course. David Porler '06 
was in charge of one of the departments. There 
were at the convention 500 picked leaders. 

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Prepared only by 
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Hrunswick, Maine. 

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141 1-2 Maine Street. 

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VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, JUNE 6, 1913 



NO. 9 



ALT HEIDELBERG— IVY EVE 

The festivities of Ivy Week began last night 
with the presentation of Alt Heidelberg by the 
Masque and Gown, the College Dramatic Club. 
The play was given in the Cumberland Theatre 
and had the same enthusiastic reception that 
marked its presentation in Portland April 29. 
Crowell as the Prince, Abbott as Jiittner, and El- 
well as Kathie played the principal roles admirab- 
ly, while Leigh, Jones, Twombly and Dunphy did 
excellent work. The singing of the student songs 
by members of the Glee Club added much to the 
success of the performance. 

CAST OF CHARACTERS 

The Prince Cedric R. Crowell '13 

Kathie Edward R. Elwell '15 

Frau Ruder Alden F. Head '16 

Frau Dorffel Robert C. Clark '16 

Van Haugh Leon C. Jones '13 

Jiittner Chester G. Abbott '13 

Von Passage Robert D. Leigh '14 

Von Breitenberg Stanley F. Dole '13 

Detlev Winthrop S. Greene '13 

Von Wedell Clifford Russell '14 

Bilz Ralph Buell '14 

Englebrecht George Hall '15 

Student Alan R. Cole '14 

Glanz Ralph Buell '14 

Reuter Robert J. Evans '15 

Lutz W. F. Twombly '13 

Kellerman John E. Dunphy '13 

Scholermann Robert D. Leigh '14 

Ruder Paul Donahue '14 

SCENES 

Act 1. Interior of Palace at Karlsburg. 

Act 2. Garden a.t Heidelberg. 

Act 3. Prince's apartments at Heidelberg ( four 
months later). 

Act 4. Scene 1 — Same as Act 1 (two years 
later). Scene 2 — Same as Act 2. 



THE 1914 BUGLE 
Artistic excellence and simplicity are distin- 
guishing marks of the sixty-eighth volume of the 
Bowdoin Bugle, issued this morning. The editors 
have wisely followed the order and arrangement 
of previous volumes and the new departments 
have been arranged with consistency. The most 



striking feature is the addition of a large number 
of photographic illustrations and snap shots, 
which serve to enliven the three hundred and 
twelve odd pages of material. The volume is 
typographically perfect. 

The book is dedicated to Hon. DeAlva Stan- 
wood Alexander, LL.D., of the Class of 1870. 
The cover is green with a simple design in gold. 
The department devoted to the "grinds" is very 
carefully selected and deals with the usual butts 
of the campus wits not neglecting the "esteemed 
contemporary" from whose pages an unusually 
large number of quotations are made. The car- 
toons in this department are above the average 
of previous volumes as is the illustrating through- 
out the book. 

On the whole the present volume represents a 
consistent spirit and is attractive. It retains what 
has proved a very serviceable manner of treat- 
ment in previous volumes and pleases especially 
in the cuts and drawings of which there are a 
larger number than ever before. Four hundred 
copies have been printed. 



IVY DAY BASEBALL GAME— 10.00 A. M. 

The Orient goes to press too early to record 
the result of the game with Bates Ivy morning. 
On this game rested a championship. It was the 
last game of the season for Bowdoin and the 
farewell game for Capt. Skolfield, Dodge and Til- 
ton, three star players. 

The standing of the teams up to Wednesday's 
game between Bates and Colby is as follows : — 
Won Lost Ave. 
Bowdoin 3 2 .600 

Maine 3 3 .500 

Bates 2 2 .500 

Colby 2 3 .400 



IVY EXERCISES— 2.30 P. M. 
ORATION 

Alfred Watts Newcombe, the Class Orator, 
took for his subject, "The Progressive Move- 
ment." After tracing the expansion of the germ 
of our national existence, the principles on which 
our country is based, through the Revolutionary 
period, the formation of the Constitution, and the 
early history of the newly made nation, Mr. New- 



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combe took up our present vital issues, speaking 
in part as follows : 

"The paramount issue confronting the Ameri- 
can people today, to which these principles are to 
"be applied is economic in character. In accord- 
ance with his faith, as a means of stimulating in- 
dustry, Hamilton outlined the policy which was 
first applied in the protective tariff of 1816. Un- 
der its benign influence manufactures sprang into 
existence. Fostered by its continuance and en- 
couraged by the manifest advantages of large 
scale production, these manufactures speedily as- 
sumed great proportions. Competition became 
cut-throat, and, out of the struggle for existence, 
as a natural evolution, gradually issued agree- 
ments, mergers, combines, and trusts. 

"But it is not these great trusts alone that have 
alarmed our wisest statesmen and awakened a 
national sentiment. It is the fact that those in 
control of one industry have with the capital at 
their command gained control of other indus- 
tries. The world of business has become the 
kingdom of a few millionaires. As President 
Wilson has expressed it, 'the dominating danger 
in this land today is not the existence of great 
industrial combinations — that is dangerous 
enough in all conscience — but the combination of 
the combinations — of the railways, the manufac- 
turing enterprises, the great mining projects, the 
great enterprises for the development of the na- 
tional water powers of the country, threaded to- 
gether in the personnel of a series of boards of 
directors into a community of interests more for- 
midable than any conceivable combination that 
dare appear in the open.' 

"Ardently desiring to acquire further posses- 
sions, this millionaires' kingdom has pursued the 
most ruthless methods. Not content with the con- 
trol of the industrial world, it has reached out and 
grasped the financial world. Money could not be 
obtained for the promotion of a new enterprise 
when that enterprise would in any way antago- 
nize the interests of the kingdom. Inventions 
have been purchased and cast aside; promoters 
have been thwarted ; and whenever a new con- 
cern has appeared all available forces have been 
brought to bear in the attempt to crush it out of 
existence. 

"Important though this possession has proved, 
yet, in a supreme endeavor the kingdom has 
striven to obtain control of the last great for- 
tress of the American people — the government 
itself. Fortune has favored its efforts in this 
direction. The development of organized politi- 
cal parties, each eager to win and ready to use 
any method, however costly it might be, has given 
rise to the employment of large sums of money. 



To whom then was it more natural for parties 
and campaign managers to turn than to those 
who had money — to the ambassadors of the king- 
dom ? Such contributions were not made, we 
may be certain, without a reasonable assurance 
of favor after election. These ambassadors were 
not wholly impartial, not wholly unaware of their 
kingdom's interests. But that these interests 
might not be forgotten after election they were 
represented by lobbyists on the floors of Con- 
gress, at committee meetings, and in the sessions 
of state legislatures. More than that they came 
to nominate and elect officers to suit themselves ; 
they influenced the appointment of judges, they 
passed laws regarding revenue and appropria- 
tion. Whenever a bill was introduced which in 
any way endangered their welfare, they fought it 
tooth and nail. They were never weary of point- 
ing out how the Constitution, that wonderful 
document, guaranteed rights of personal liberty, 
allowing a man to carry on a lawful business 
without interference from the government, and 
ensured a recognition of state rights so that cor- 
porations chartered by the states were to be sub- 
jected to Federal Jurisdiction only as a last re- 
sort. They have regulated the enforcement of 
law as well as the enactment of new laws. They 
have checked a further discussion of individual 
equality and social justice when these terms were 
understood to mean equal opportunity and equal 
protection. Fortunately they had not secured 
complete control. The last rampart had not yet 
surrendered. The fight was still going on, when, 
from the distance, there came bugle calls of re- 
enforcement, and those patriotic citizens in the 
fortress took new courage. 

This reenforcement was the vanguard of the 
great Progressive Movement. Originated in the 
West, where conditions and sentiments of equal- 
ity were most marked, under the leadership of 
men like LaFollette, it first manifested itself in 
the revolt of the Insurgents in Congress. Its 
purpose — judging from the methods pursued — 
was to check the alarming growth of corporate 
influence, to insure for all time the control of our 
government by the people. In the choice of 
methods we may observe the trend of opinion re- 
garding those principles of individual liberty, of 
state rights, and of constitutional interpretation, 
which we found to be underlying our national 
development. Two methods have been pursued — 
one of expansion, the other of restriction. The 
first of these has been the expansion of individ- 
ual rights and privileges. The rights guaranteed 
by the Constitution have in no wise been aban- 
doned; tbey are still regarded as inviolable. 
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as pure food and employers' liability laws — this 
movement has endeavored to safeguard the social 
and economic relations of the individual citizen 
in his every day life. And that he might not be 
deprived of political control, there have been en- 
acted such measures as the Initiative and Refer- 
endum, Direct Primaries, Popular Election of 
Senators, and the Recall. 

"The second method of ensuring popular con- 
trol of the government has been to restrict cor- 
porate wealth. Herein was revealed the opinion 
regarding state rights and constitutional inter- 
pretation. The security of corporations from 
national interference was urged on the ground 
that they had been chartered by the states. The 
tendency, however, was to a stronger federal 
government. To secure it, not only has the Con- 
stitution been interpreted broadly, but, when nec- 
essary, the Movement has advocated that it be 
entirely disregarded as out of date. This method 
of restriction has had two phases of application : 
first, in the application to the individual who has 
been reached through the income and inheritance 
taxes; and second, the more important phase, in 
its application to corporate wealth as a whole. 

"This second phase was a determining factor 
in the last national election. In his addresses of 
a year ago, Colonel Roosevelt urged not only so- 
cial reform, and the recall of judicial decision, 
but also governmental supervision of the trusts. 
Because of his personality, his widespread popu- 
larity, and the lure of his propaganda, he soon — 
in spite of all third term opposition — gained a 
large following. The plea for social justice and 
for the judicial recall — divested of Roosevelt's 
personality — would never have given rise to a 
new party. The need of social justice was widely 
recognized and affected all the parties. Nor was 
the Recall sufficient ground for the establishment 
of a third party. Its only basis then lay in its 
theory of trust supervision. To this the old Re- 
publican party could not agree, either because its 
policy was dictated by outside influence, or else 
because the source of the proposal was too de- 
cidedly obnoxious.. At any rate we may regard 
one of these to have been the reason, inasmuch 
as that party continued to insist upon its policy 
of a high protective tariff— literally feeding the 
trusts, without so much as asking to control 
them. Nor could the Democratic party agree to 
the supervision theory, because it implied that 
monopoly had come to stay, that competition was 
a relic of antiquity. The Democratic party, not 
believing the era of competition to have been 
passed, pledged itself to maintain that era 
through a gradual reduction of the tariff, thus 



exposing our great industries to the competition 
of the world. 

"Because of this view the Democratic party 
carried the day. It made comparatively few 
gains, but succeeded in keeping its lines intact. 
This the Republican party failed to do, and the 
newly organized Progressives were, of course, 
not strong enough to win the election. 

"President Wilson has appealed for the aid of 
all progressive citizens regardless of party affilia- 
tion. He has appointed a progressive cabinet and 
inaugurated a thoroughly progressive policy. So 
far as social welfare is concerned, he has adapted 
Roosevelt's proposals to his own ends. Should 
the tariff act, however, prove to be a failure, 
should it be shown that monopoly is in these mod- 
ern times the only adequate way of doing busi- 
ness, then the Democratic party will four years 
hence be relegated to the background, to be suc- 
ceeded by the Progressive party with its theory 
of trust supervision. 

"Such is a reasonably safe prediction. But the 
American people must not forget that, if it is ful- 
filled, the promises of Karl Marx's argument for 
socialism will have been established, and this 
country will be fairly on the road in that direc- 
tion. Nor should we forget that progress is high- 
ly contagious, and that under its name and guise 
we are likely to do many things that are virtually 
retrogressive. Yet should we ever enter upon 
any sort of socialistic era, let us fondly hope and 
fervently pray that such entrance may come, not 
as a result of tumult and fraternal bloodshed, but 
as a peaceful and natural evolution, in the higher 
development of mankind." 



The Ivy poem by Kenneth A. Robinson de- 
scribed the Birth of the Ivy Vine on Earth, mak- 
ing it the gift of Bacchus to the newly formed 
human race. The poem, which is too long to be 
given in full, opens with a description of the re- 
peopling of the earth after the flood, following 
the Pagan mythology: 
The waters obeyed, and the seas returned to their 

shores, as once they had left them, 
Aye, the quieted seas went back to border and 

beach assigned them, 
And the two who were spared from the floods 

which smote the foolish lands, and bereft 

them, 
Wandered over the desolate earth, casting their 

stones behind them. 

Casting their stones till each stone took shape as 
it fell from the hand of the caster, 



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Blood and bone were born of the stone, oh, who 

shall deny the glory? 
Even as marble comes to breathe in the hand of 

the eminent master, 
Only — stone remained in the heart, but that is 

another story. 

Over the earth, and of the earth, sowing their 
seed, half-doubting, 
Side by side the parents passed until they be- 
held the wonder, 
Then, ah, then their hope fulfilled, they set up a 
joyous shouting, 
Raised a pean in praise of Him who governs 
the flaming thunder. 

And great Jove heard from his clouded height, 
heard and rejoiced, and straightway 
Spake a word to the council-gods, calling them 
in around him, 
Smiled as he saw the gods come in, in through 
the golden gateway, 
Smiled as he saw the earth at peace, smiling 
the council found him. 
Smiling he took his wonted seat and spake of the 
race of mortals, 
Men, and the golden age of men which came 
at the great beginning, 
Men, and the ultimate fall of men, when out 
through the iron portals 
Innocent Astraea took her way, sad at the va- 
rious sinning. 

Men who exhausted their heritage, wasted the 
substance lent them, 
Tore the veil with impious hands from things 
that were meant to be hidden, 
Men who mocked at the stronger gods, men, and 
the punishment sent them, 
Rains that fell, and seas that rose, and earth 
dishonoured and chidden. 

"And now ye see," the great god spake, "with a 
joyous eye for the seeing, 
Earth re-born, and the race renewed, an age 
that is fairer, fairer, 
Seas that smile, and winds that sleep, and a world 
giving thanks for being, 
Each his due, in the last reward an equal and 
dutiful sharer. 

Each his due, to know his due, with goodly 

crowns for the seeking, 
A race of men to live as men, and a worthy life 

for the living, 
Fitting now is the proffer of gifts" — the great 

god paused in his speaking, 



"I have given them life," quoth he, "and what 
will ye for the giving? 

"/ have given them life," quoth he, "yea, I have 

more to proffer, 
Life, and the RIGHT TO LIFE, and ye, what 

have ye to offer? 

(In answer to the question of the ruler of the 
gods the lesser deities stand forth, and enumerate 
their gifts to the new race. Minerva offers her 
usual wisdom, Venus, love, and so on. Finally 
Bacchus comes forward:) 

With the scent of flowers on the air, 

Sound of flutes, and the odor of wine, 
Vine leaves bound in his golden hair, 

Glad, bright leaves of the Ivy Vine. 

Eyes a-drowse with shadow and shine, 
And secret things that a great god knows; 

Lips empurpled, enriched, divine, 
Smile as warm as the heart of the rose. 

Tigers crouched at the fair god's feet, 

Crouched at his feet, and crouched around 
him — 
Nysaean Master, far more sweet 

Than proud Maeonian sailors found him. 

Blooming ropes of the wild grape bound him, 
Trailing loose in many places, 

Which those maidens who surround him 
Pressed to their breasts and flushed faces. 

Bacchus, son of the doubting maiden, 

God of youth, and joy, and revels, 
Leader of nymphs and fauns, fire-lad^n, 

Over the hills and the windy levels — 

Mad, mad glory that dishevels, 
Wild, white feet in the swaying grasses — 

Music mingled of men and devils, 
Fit for a god when a great god passes. 

(Bacchus then goes on to say that there are 
sad and serious things enough already given to 
the new race, and that his gift will be the Ivy 
Vine, signalizing eternal youth, joy, and happy 
memories, saying that the Vine is blessed by the 
gods, and made immortal by them:) 

Time and Change sweep on their courses, 

Ever fainter the wan west gleams, 
Phoebus guides his weary horses 

Further into the Fields of Dreams. 
What was the rose becomes the poppy, 

Old lips lose the songs they've sung, 
And old hearts sigh for days gone by, 

But the gods are always young. 



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Class ©fftcers 




E. O. LaCASCE 

President 



R. T. WEATHERIEL 
Popular Man 






A. W. NEWCOMBE 
Orator 



C. A. BROWN 
Marshal 



K. A. ROBINSON 
Poet 







C. R. CROWELL 
President of Dramatic Club 



W. J. NIXON 

Manager of Dramatic Club 






G. L. SKOLFIELD 

Captain Baseball Team 



LEON DODGE 
Varsity Pitcher 



F. X. CALLAHAN 

Manager Baseball Team 




Stop Committee 




E. S. THOMPSON 



F. X. CALLAHAN 




G. F. EATON, Chairman 





L. A. DONAHUE 



R. E. SIMPSON 



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No. 9 



PRESENTATIONS 

Pygmy — step-ladder Reginald A. Monroe 

Featherweight — scales Sumner L. Mountf ort 

Gymnast — dumb-bells Ralph L. Buell 

Librarian — card catalogue. . .F. Wood McCargo 
Popular man — wooden spoon 

Robert T. Weatherill 



PLANTING OF THE IVY 

According to tradition this ceremony follows 
the Ivy exercises. While the ivy is being planted 
the class will sing the Ivy Ode : 

(Air: Auld Lang Syne) 
A song of perfect, golden days 

To consecrate our vine, 
And aid our grateful hearts to praise 

Our Mother of the Pine. 
Grow green, grow strong, oh, Ivy vine, 

Then come whatever will, 
Thy tendrils curled around our hearts 
Shall hold us faithiui still. 



Fling loud the chorus to the breeze 

Through our familiar ways, 
Till Bowdoin's halls and campus trees 

Shall echo back our praise. 
Grow green, grow strong, oh, love of ours, 

Through shadow and through shine, 
And work and deed shall be thy meed, 

Our Mother -of the Pine. 

Kenneth A. Robinson. 



SENIORS' LAST CHAPEL 

On the afternoon of Ivy Day a regular chapel 
service is held. The Seniors attend in a body and 
go through the service for the last time as under- 
graduates. At the close, singing the traditional 
song to the tune of Auld Lang Syne, they march 
out between the rows of underclassmen. The 
Seniors are excused from attendance at morning 
chapel during the rest of the year. 



IVY HOP— 9.00 P M. 

The event which closes the Ivy Week festivi- 
ties, the Ivy Hop, will be held this evening in the 
new Gymnasium. This is the first dance to be 
held on the big floor of the gym and a larger 
number of guests than usual will be present. The 
hall will be decorated for the occasion with green 
and laurel roping. 

After the reception an order of 24 dances and 
two extras will be enjoyed. Kendrie's Orchestra 
will furnish music and at intermission Grant of 
Lewiston will serve refreshments. 

The patronesses for the affair are: Mrs. F. E. 
Woodruff, Mrs. W. A. Moody, Mrs. C. C. Hutch- 
ins, Mrs. F. N. Whittier, Mrs. W. B. Mitchell, 
Mrs. R. J .Ham, Mrs. M. Copeland, Mrs. P. 
Nixon, Mrs. W. H. Davis, Mrs. O. C. Hormell, 
Mrs. E. W. Wass, Mrs. W. T. Brown, Mrs. Alice 
Little, Mrs. G. M. Elliott, all of Brunswick; Mrs. 
F. G. Eaton of Bangor. 

The committee in charge consists of G. F. 
Eaton, chairman ; F. X. Callahan, L. A. Donahue, 
R. E. Simpson and E. S. Thompson. 



ALPHA DELTA PHI RECEPTION 
The annual reception of the Bowdoin Chapter 
of Alpha Delta Phi was held on Thursday after- 
noon at the chapter house. The guests were re- 
ceived by Mrs. Charles C. Hutchins, Mrs. Wil- 
liam A. Moody, Mrs. Franklin C. Robinson, Mrs. 
Alice C. Little and Mrs. Frank P. Weatherill of 
Brunswick and Mrs. Leon B. Leavitt of Boston. 

The young ladies who served punch and coffee 
were Miss Mabel Davis, Miss Marion Drew, Miss 
Frances Skolfield, Miss Sarah Baxter, Miss El- 



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len Baxter, Miss Nathalie Withington, Miss 
Frances Little of Brunswick, Miss Lida Baker of 
Boston and Mrs. Harrison C. Chapman of Port- 
land. Grant of Lewiston was the caterer. Ken- 
•drie's Orchestra rendered a concert program dur- 
ing the reception. 

The members of the committee of arrange- 
ments were Laurence W. Smith '13 of Portland, 
Frederick S. Wiggin '13 of Saco, Earl S. Thomp- 
son '14 of Bath, Philip L. Card '15 of Portland, 
Harold E. Verrill '15 of Portland and Robert M. 
-Dunton '15 of Bath. 



PSI UPSILON HOUSE PARTY 

The annual house party of the Kappa Chapter 
>of Psi Upsilon is being held this week. A recep- 
tion was given Wednesday afternoon from 3 to 
.5 o'clock at the chapter house, a large number of 
townspeople being present. In the receiving line 
were Mrs. Charles S. F. Lincoln of Shanghai, 
'China ; Miss May Potter of Brunswick ; Mrs. 
•Samuel H. Boardman of Guilford; Mrs. Walter 
L. Head of Bangor. Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham, Mrs. 
Edward H. Johnson, Mrs. Arthur F. Brown and 
Miss Carrie Potter assisted in serving the re- 
freshments. 

The house was decorated with apple blossoms, 
palms, ferns, and cut flowers. The fraternity 
colors, garnet and gold, were displayed in the red 
•and yellow roses and in cakes and candies. Lov- 
ell's Orchestra with Mr. Frank Kendrie '10 as 
violinist and leader, furnished music at the recep- 
tion. 

Dancing began at the chapter house at nine 
o'clock Wednesday evening. The patronesses 
were the same ladies who were in the receiving 
line in the afternoon. Music was furnished for 
an order of 24 dances by Lovell's Orchestra 
which furnished the music in the afternoon. At 
intermission George C. Shaw Co. of Portland 
catered. 

The committee in charge of the affair was com- 
posed of Loring Pratt '13, chairman; Earl F. Wil- 
son '14, A. Keith Eaton '15 and Alden F. Head 
^16. 



ZETA PSI HOUSE PARTY 

On Wednesday and Thursday the annual house 
"party and dance of the Lambda Chapter of Zeta 
Psi was held. The fraternity house was tasteful- 
ly decorated with evergreen, potted plants, palms 
and chrysanthemums. 

The festivities began with a reception given in 
the fraternity house on Wednesday afternoon 
from three to five o'clock. In the receiving line 
were Mrs. W. B. Mitchell, Mrs. Paul Nixon, Mrs. 



W. H. Davis, all of Brunswick ; Mrs. W. Hayes 
of Foxcroft, and Miss Hannah R. Page of Skow- 
hegan. Mrs. A. G. Chandler dipped punch, and 
Mrs. C. C. Hutchins poured cocoa. Mrs. Arthur 
Brown of Brunswick presided at the tea table. 
Towne's Orchestra of Madison furnished music 
during the afternoon. 

The dance began at the fraternity house at 
nine o'clock. The patronesses were the same 
ladies who were in the receiving line during the 
reception. Music was furnished for an order of 
24 dances by Towne's Orchestra. At intermis- 
sion, refreshments of salads, coffee, and ices were 
served. 

Thursday morning the fraternity members and 
their guests went to Gurnet for an all day outing, 
returning for the Ivy affairs Thursday evening 
and Friday. 

The committee in charge consisted of H. W. 
Miller '13, chairman; H. M. Hayes '14, E. A. 
Stone '15 and R. C. Clark '16. 



FRATERNITY JOINT DANCE 
The local chapters of Theta Delta Chi and 
Delta Kappa Epsilon held a joint dance at the 
Theta Delta Chi House Wednesday evening. 
Strange of Portland furnished the music. 



STUDENT ELECTIONS MONDAY 

Next Monday evening the annual spring elec- 
tion, the most important student meeting of the 
year, will be held in Memorial Hall. At this 
meeting members of the Student Council and 
Athletic Council, Cheer Leader, managers and 
assistant managers of Track, Baseball, Tennis, 
and Fencing will be elected. The elections begin 
at 7.30. The nominations are as follows : 

For the Student Council : Senior members, ten 
to be chosen from C. A. Brown, L. T. Brown, F. 
X. Callahan, A. R. Cole, L. A. Donahue, P. E. 
Donahue, G. F. Eaton, E. C. Gage, A. E. Gray, 
E. O. LaCasce, R. D. Leigh, A. S. Merrill, E. R. 
Payson, A. L. Pratt, L. W. Pratt, K. A. Robinson, 
R. E. Simpson, E. S. Thompson, N. Tuttle, R. T. 
Weatherill ; Junior members, two to be chosen 
from A. K. Eaton, A. H. MacCormick, J. C. Mac- 
Donald, G. A. McWilliams. 

For the Athletic Council: Senior members, 
two to be chosen from F. X. Callahan, E. O. La- 
Casce, R. D. Leigh, R. T. Weatherill; Junior 
members, two to be chosen from A. K. Eaton, H. 
A. Lewis, G. A. McWilliams, P. S. Smith; Soph- 
omore member to be chosen from H. E. Foster, 
G. W. Leadbetter. 

For Cheer Leader: F. X. Callahan '14, R. S. 
Fuller '16. 



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For track manager, Koughan and Prescott. 
For assistant manager, Chase and Little. 

For baseball manager, Elwell and Hyler. For 
assistant manager, Haggett and Dunn. 

For tennis manager, MacCormick and West. 
For assistant manager. Hale and Woodman. 



BATES, 2; BOWDOIN, 1— MAY 31 

For eight long innings Dodge held Bates run- 
less while Bowdoin scored a single tally, but in 
the last half of the ninth, Bates scored twice 
and won the game. The contest was close at all 
periods and for a while the lone run that Bow- 
doin had looked big enough to win, but a three 
base hit, with an error and a freak of baseball, 
placed Bates in the lead. 

Bowdoin scored in the sixth. Stetson got on 
"by a clean single, went to second on McElwee's 
"bunt, to third when Weatherill hit to the infield, 
and scored on Tuttle's high foul over third. 

Then came the ninth. With two strikes and 
three balls called, Talbot drove a three base hit 
to centerfield. Shepard bunted toward third, 
Dodge threw over Eaton's head at first and Tal- 
"bot scored and Shepard took second. Lord sacri- 
ficed Shepard to third. Drake, batting for Cobb, 
kept up the bunting game, and rolled one down 
the third base line for an attempted squeeze play. 
Tilton got the ball before Shepard was half way 
home, but the throw hit the runner who easily 
scored. 

BATES 

ab r lb po a e 
Hidlon, 2b 200520 

Joyce, If 400000 

Coady, 3b 400030 

Talbot, cf 4 1 1 1 o 

Shepard, rf 4 1 1 O o 

Lord, c 300640 

Cobb, ib 2 1 12 o 1 

Marston, ss 3 1 2 1 I 

Anderson, p 3 o 1 1 5 ° 

*Drake 1 1 o o 

30 2 6 27 15 2 

BOWDOIN 

ab r ib po a e 
Stetson, rf 413000 

McElwee, ss 300210 

Weatherill, 2b 400400 

Tuttle, If 3 o 1 1 o o 

Skolfield, cf 401200 

LaCasce, c 4 o 1 10 o o 

Tilton, 3b 4 o o 1 1 o 

Eaton, ib 200500 

Dodge, p 300021 

31 1 6 f25 4 1 



*Batted for Cobb in ninth. 

fOne out when winning run was made. 
Bates 00000000 2 — 2 

Bowdoin o 1 o o — I 

Three base hit, Talbot; stolen bases, Stetson, 
Weatherill, Tuttle, Skolfield; sacrifice hits, Mc- 
Elwee, Shepard, Lord; sacrifice fly, Tuttle; first 
base on balls, off Dodge 3 ; struck out, by Dodge 
9, by Anderson 7; double play, Tilton and Eaton. 
Time, ih. 55m. Umpire, Brennan. 



TRIBUTE TO GENERAL CHAMBERLAIN 

At the Sunday vespers President Hyde spoke 
on the coming anniversary of the Battle of Get- 
tysburg and the part which Gen. Chamberlain of 
the class of 1852 took in that battle. The follow- 
ing letter has been sent : 

1 June, 1913. 
General Joshua L. Chamberlain, LL.D., 

Portland, Maine. 
My dear General Chamberlain : — 

At this Memorial season, and in view of the 
approaching fiftieth anniversary of the Battle of 
Gettysburg, the students of Bowdoin College, as- 
sembled in the Chapel you left to obey your coun- 
try's call, and to which you returned after years 
of heroic and victorious service, by rising vote 
have requested me to express to you, and to the 
brave men who fought with you in the Great 
Cause, their gratitude for the privilege of living 
in a country undivided by secession and unstained 
by slavery: and to assure you that your noble ex- 
ample will ever be an incentive to lives of patri- 
otic service : in peace so long as honorable peace 
is possible; in war whenever unavoidable and 
righteous war shall call. 

Sincerely yours, 

William DeWitt Hyde. 



COMMUNICATION 



The Editors of the Orient: 

Permit me to correct two errors into which 
your correspondent, Mr. N. Bgoul, has fallen in 
the communication printed in your last issue. 
The purpose of the new bookcases in Hubbard 
Hall is simply to hold books. They have no 
acoustic properties and will restrain no echoes. 
The classes of books which they will display from 
time to time, and the reasons for making these 
books so prominent, will be fully set forth in a 
printed guide to the library to be issued later. It 
is hoped that these reasons when read and con- 
sidered, will justify the new arrangement. 

The cases themselves are of the same material 
and finish, and from the same manufacturer, as 
the card catalogue case at the end of the hall. 



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Their lines, when complete, will be in strict ac- 
cord with the sketch made by Mr. Henry 
Vaughan for this purpose. It is hardly conceiv- 
able that so able an architect, in case of a build- 
ing designed by himself, would "distort beauty 
into ugliness." 

Geo. T. Little. 



OFFICE NOTES 

The Dean will be unable to hold his office 
hours on June 12 and 13. 

All course cards are to be handed in at the of- 
fice by June 12. They should be made out with 
the full number of courses to be taken and may 
be changed only on written application to the 
Dean. A fine of one dollar will be collected for 
delay after June 12. 



ELECTIONS 



At a recent meeting the Faculty selected the 
following men for English 9-10: — E. C. Gage '14, 
L. H. Gibson, Jr. '14, A. E. Gray '14, R. E. Simp- 
son '14, P. L. White '14, and R. P. Coffin '15. 

The following men from the Junior class were 
initiated into the Ibis last Monday evening : Al- 
fred E. Gray, Neal Tuttle, Horace A. Barton and 
Kenneth A. Robinson. 

The Friars, the Junior society, held their an- 
nual initiation Tuesday, May 27, at Riverton and 
took in six men from the Sophomore Class. The 
men are G. Arthur McWilliams, H. Alton Lewis, 
Edward R. Elwell, Joseph C. MacDonald, Austin 
H. MacCormick and Ellsworth A. Stone 



Club anD Council Sheetings 

The Y. M. C. A. held its annual joint cabinet 
meeting at New Meadows Inn Sunday evening. 
Plans for next year were discussed and the work 
of the present year was reported on. 

The final meeting of the Government Club was 
held at Professor Hormell's home on Wednes- 
day, May 28. The new constitution was read and 
adopted after considerable discussion over the 
matter of membership provisions. A new re- 
quirement is that membership shall be open at the 
first advertised meeting of the year and there- 
after it shall be by application and election by a 
majority of the members present. Richard Simp- 
son '14 was elected president for next year. Re- 
freshments were served. 



A PICTURE OF THE ENTIRE STUDENT 
BODY WILL BE TAKEN TUESDAY AT 1 P. M., 
ON THE ART BUILDING STEPS. 



COURSES FOR 1913-14 

Among the courses to be given next year are 
the following : 
Elementary Spanish, by Mr. Bruce Clark. 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8.30 a. m. 
Open to Juniors and Seniors. 
Economics and Sociology, by Mr. McClean. 
Economics 2. Economic History of United 

States. Lectures and text books. 
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9.30 a. m. 

second semester. 
Prerequisite, Course 1. 
5a. Sociology. Lectures and text books. 
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11.30 a. m. 

first semester. 
Elective for Juniors and Seniors. 
8. Applied Sociology. Lectures and text books. 
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11.30 a. m. 

second semester. 
Elective for Juniors and Seniors who have 

passed Course 5a. 
German, by Prof. Files. 

German 3-4. As in catalogue. Much practice 

in speaking. 
German 7-8. Goethe's Faust ; Part 1 and por- 
tions of Part 2. 
German 11-12. Not given. 
German 13-14. Contemporary Drama. New 

texts will be introduced. 
German 15. As in catalogue. 
The hours for the German courses above are 

as announced in the catalogue. 
History, by Mr. Hormell and Mr. Bell. 
History 5-6. History of England. 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11.30 a. m. 

Mr. Bell. 
History 7-8. 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.30 a. m. 

Mr. Hormell. 
History 7. History of English Colonies in 

North America from about 1760; History of 

United States to i860. 
History 8. History of United States from i860. 
History 10. History of Europe since 1815. 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.30 a. m. 

Mr. Bell. 
Political Science. 

Government 1-2. European and American Gov- 
ernment. 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30 a. m. 
Government 3. Municipal Government. 
A new course in Conservation open to Juniors 
and Seniors is offered by Mr. Catlin. It will take 
up conservation of mineral resources, forests, 
agriculture, water, and public health. Held Tues- 
day, Thursday and Saturday at 10.30 a. m. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE.. JUNE 17. 1913 



NO. 10 



Officers of associates Students of Botoootn College 






ROBERT D. LEIGH 

President 

STUDENT OFFICERS ELECTED 



The annual student elections were held Monday 
evening, June 9, in Memorial Hall. The officers 
of the Associated Students of Bowdoin College, 
members of the Student and Athletic Councils, 
managers and assistant managers of baseball, 
track and tennis, were elected for next year. 
The result of the elections is as follows : 

Officers of the Associated Students : Robert 
D. Leigh '14, President; Alfred E. Gray '14, Sec- 
retary ; Robert T. Weatherill '14, Vice-President. 

Members of the' Student Council: From 19 14, 
C. A. Brown, F. X. Callahan, L. A. Donahue, G. 
F. Eaton, E. O. LaCasce, E. S. Thompson, N. 
Tuttle; from 19 15, G. Arthur McWilliams, Aus- 
tin H. MacCormick. 

Members of the Athletic Council : From 1914, 
Robert T. Weatherill, Elroy O. LaCasce; from 
1915, A. Keith Eaton, Philip S. Smith ; from 1916, 
Guy W. Leadbetter. 

Track: Paul J. Koughan '15, Manager; W. 
Emery Chase, Jr. '16, Assistant Manager. 

Baseball: Edward R. Elwell '15, Manager; 



ALFRED E. GRAY RQBt RT T WEATHERILL 

Secretary ,,. 

' Vice-P.es ident 

James A. Dunn '16, Assistant Manager. 

Austin H. MacCormick '15, Mana- 

P. Woodman '16, Assistant Mana- 



Tennis : 
ger; Willard 
ger. 



SNOW CUP CONTEST 

The competition for the David M. Snow Song 
Cup was held last Monday and Tuesday and the 
Class of 1913 won the contest. The judges were 
Professor Woodruff, Professor Hutchins, Mr. 
Joseph S. Davis, and Mr. Henry B. Alvord. 

MASQUE AND GOWN ELECTS 

At a meeting of the Masque and Gown Friday, 
June 13, Leigh '14 was elected president for next 
year. Callahan '14 was elected manager and Hall 
'15 assistant manager. Elwell '15 was chosen 
member at large of the executive committee, 
which is composed of the officers, the coach and 
faculty adviser, with the member at large. Dr. 
Charles T. Burnett will take the place of Profes- 
sor Brown as faculty adviser next year as Pro- 
fessor Brown will be in Europe. 



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1915 BUGLE BOARD 
The Class of 1915 has elected the following 
men for the Bugle Board: Austin H. MacCor- 
mick, Editor-in-Chief; Gordon P. Floyd, Man- 
ager; Harold E. Verrill, Assistant Manager; 
Robert P. Coffin, Art Editor; Harry M. Chatto, 
Art Editor; George W. Bacon, Gordon D. Rich- 
ardson, Paul D. Demmons, George A. Hall, Jr., 
Ellesworth A. Stone, Daniel W. Rodick, Frank 
S. Roberts. 




PHILIP S. SMITH, '15 
SMITH TO CAPTAIN TRACK 

The track team picture was taken last Tuesday, 
the following men making up the group : Capt. 
Haskell '13, Tarbox '13, Emery '13, Merrill '14, 
Lewis '15, Faulkner '15, McWilliams '15, Smith 
'15, McKenney '15, Leadbetter '16, Manager Cole 
'14, and Assistant Manager Koughan '15. After 
the picture Philip Sidney Smith '15 of Leicester, 
Mass., was elected captain of next year's team. 

In his two years at College, Smith has shown 
his ability as a track man in a variety of events. 
He was ineligible to represent Bowdoin last year, 
but captained his class team. This year he was a 
member of the relay team which ran at the B. 
A. A. games, he easily won the hundred and two- 
twenty in the dual meet with Trinity, took second 
in the broad jump in the State Meet, and took 
fourth in the broad jump at the New England 
Meet. 




ELROY O. LaCASCE, '14 
BASEBALL CAPTAIN 

The baseball men met last Friday night and 
elected Elroy O. LaCasce '14 of Skowhegan cap- 
tain of next year's baseball team. '"Casey" has 
been on the varsity nine for two years. Last year 
he was substitute catcher and played in the out- 
field while this year he has caught every game of 
the schedule. 



BASEBALL "B" AWARDED 

The Athletic Council met last Friday night 
and awarded the baseball "B" to the following 
men: Capt. Skolfield '13, Dodge '13, Tilton '13, 
Daniels '13, LaCasce '14, Weatherill '14, Tuttle 
'14, Eaton '15, L. Stetson '15, McElwee '16, 
Knight '16 and Rawson '16. 

The cups offered by Jud Langen of Brunswick 
have been awarded as follows: Highest batting 
average, Neal Tuttle, left fielder; highest fielding 
average, A. Keith Eaton, first base ; greatest num- 
ber of home runs, Capt. Skolfield, center fielder. 

The records for the year are as follows: 

Stolen Bases Runs Batting Ave. 
Tuttle, If 6 

Stetson, rf 5 

McElwee, ss 7 

Skolfield, cf 5 

Eaton, ib 2 

Daniels, 2b 3 

Weatherill, 2b 6 

LaCasce, c 2 

Tilton, 3b 3 

Home run— Skolfield 1. Three-base hits— 
Skolfield 2, Dodge 2, Eaton 1. Two-base hits— 



I 


•396 


4 


.301 


6 


.300 





•293 


9 


•275 


7 


.250 


4 


.214 


6 


.211 


6 


•125 



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Tuttle 3, Skolfield 3, Eaton 2, Stetson 1, LaCasce 



Fielding averages : — 
Eaton, ib 
LaCasce, c 
Skolfield, cf 
Tuttle, If 
Stetson, rf 
Weatherill, 2b 
McElwee, ss 
Tilton, 3b 



■944 
■931 
.920 

.895 
,889 
.827 
,814 
,800 



THE FINAL STANDING 

After the Ivy Day game, which closed the 
championship series and cinched the pennant for 
Bowdoin, the teams stood as follows : 

Won Lost Ave. 
Bowdoin 4 2 .667 

Colby 3 3 .500 

Maine 3 3 .500 

Bates 2 4 .333 



BOWDOIN WINS CHAMPIONSHIP 

Timely hits coupled with Bates' errors easily 
won the Ivy game for Bowdoin, and with it the 
state championship. Bowdoin started scoring in 
the second inning and after that time the result 
was never in doubt. The day was ideal for base- 
ball and both teams played well. Bates pulled off 
a triple play in the eighth that nipped in the bud 
a Bowdoin batting rally, after Bowdoin had 
scored once in that inning. 

Three Seniors, Tilton, Dodge and Captain 
Skolfield, played their last game of baseball for 
Old Bowdoin, and the gilt-edged article of the 
game they offered was a worthy example for the 
remainder of the team to follow. All three 
played well in the field, Tilton handling six hard 
chances without a slip-up. At bat, Skolfield led 
with a single, a double and a triple in four times 
at bat. Dodge hit for three bases and Tilton for 
a single. 

Bowdoin had little difficulty in hitting Ander- 
son, who had proved so effective before, and Stin- 
son was kept warming up behind the Bates bench 
during the last half of the game. Dodge kept 
his six hits well scattered, only two of them com- 
ing in the same inning — the seventh, in which the 
visitors scored their lone tally. 

Bates started with a rush. Ridlon hit safely 
to left after two strikes were called, was sacri- 
ficed to second, took third on an infield out and 
then tried to steal home but was caught by a city 
block. In Bowdoin's half, McElwee got a life on 
Cobb's error after Stetson had fouled to Coady, 
stole second, but was caught off that bag when 



LaCasce hit to third. Tuttle went out, Coady to 
Cobb. 

In the second Talbot died on a foul fly to La- 
Casce; Shepard singled to right field, and, after 
vainly asking for a runner on account of an in- 
jured leg, stole second, but he was left there. 

In the second Bowdoin scored her first two 
runs, enough to win the game, as it afterward 
turned out. Skolfield hit a three-bagger to deep 
left, far out by the running track and scored when 
Ridlon foozled Weatherill's grounder. Eaton 
dumped an infield single out of anybody's reach 
and Weatherill scored when Talbot dropped Til- 
ton's hard line drive. Anderson struck out Dodge 
and Stetson and McElwee flied out to short. 

Bowdoin scored twice more in the third. Rid- 
lon caught LaCasce's fly in short right by a fine 
jump. Tuttle hit to left, took second on Mar- 
ston's error and scored on Skolfield's two-bagger 
to right field. Skolfield took third on Weatherill's 
drive, and scored on Eaton's hit after Weatherill 
had been caught off first. Tilton singled, but 
Dodge struck out. 

Each side got a man on by a single in the fifth 
and in the sixth Bates got a man as far as sec- 
ond through Weatherill's error and a stolen base. 
In the same inning, with two down, Stetson drew 
a pass and stole, only to be left when McElwee 
grounded to second. 

The seventh saw Bates's only run. Shepard 
singled to left and took second on Lord's hit to 
the same place. Cobb sacrificed both men along 
a base and then Shepard scored on a passed ball. 
Marston struck out. Anderson drew a base on 
balls, but Ridlon fanned. 

Bowdoin filled the bases in the last half of the 
same inning but could not score. LaCasce went 
out, Anderson to Cobb, and Tuttle and Skolfield 
hit safely. Weatherill fanned and Eaton was 
passed, filling the bases. Tilton hit the first ball 
pitched to deep center field, but Talbot made a 
fine catch. 

In the eighth Talbot of Bates reached second 
on errors by Eaton and McElwee, but was left 
there when Shepard retired on a fly. It was in 
the last half of this inning that Bates's triple play 
prevented Bowdoin's running up a higher total. 
Dodge led off with a three-bagger to right cen- 
ter, and scored a minute later when Anderson 
uncorked a wild pitch. Stetson was given a base 
on balls and advanced a base on McElwee's 
ground single through the box. LaCasce hit to 
Anderson who turned and caught McElwee at 
second and a quick throw caught LaCasce at 
first. In the meantime Stetson had taken third, 
and now, as he tried to go home, Cobb threw to 
(Continued on page 77) 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, 
Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 

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Alfred E. Gray, 1914 Business Manager 

G. Arthur McWilliams, 1915, Assistant Manager 

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Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII JUNE 17, 1913 No. 10 

A Vacation Reminder 

As the present college year draws to a close, 
the men in charge of the student body purse- 
strings are making plans for next fall. The first 
installment of the blanket tax will be due on the 
first three days of next semester. It is very prob- 
able that arrangements will be made for the op- 
tional payment of the whole year's tax in Sep- 
tember. Words and paper have been exhausted 
in pointing out the duty of every man in college 
to pay up on the first days instead of asking for 
an extension. The payments last February were 
not as satisfactory as might be expected under 
such a reasonable scheme. A duplication of as 
many applications for extensions next fall would 
probably make the whole system inoperative. 

There is, however, a more immediate reason 
for payment on the assigned days. There is a 
college requirement that no athletic team may 
represent the institution in an intercollegiate con- 
test until all the debts of the previous season are 
paid. The present football management will need 



eight hundred and fifty dollars to meet all credi- 
tors. The first home football game occurs three 
days after college opens — if the necessary amount 
is paid in by that date. It is very unlikely that 
the students of Bowdoin College will fail to meet 
the requirements of the situation. Don't forget 
to bring back your blanket tax next fall ! 



Initiation Date Postponed 

The Student Council recently voted that since 
seven of the eight fraternities have expressed 
themselves in favor of late initiations, they con- 
sidered the initiation date thereby postponed un- 
til after, the end of the first semester. A suitable 
date will be set by the new Council. In taking 
this action the Council gave due consideration to 
the opinion of the fraternity opposing the plan, 
but felt that it was unwise to allow a small minor- 
ity to render the scheme invalid for the majority. 
The fraternity opposing the scheme is, of course, 
not bound by this change and may initiate at any 
time. 

It is unfortunate that the new scheme is not to 
be inaugurated by unanimous action but it has 
been pointed out that it may be given a fair trial 
under the present conditions. There are no rules 
of rushing or pledging involved, nor is there any 
general scholarship requirement for initiation in- 
cluded. 



Wanted: A Bowdoin Union 

In the President's report in the new Bulletin 
we are attracted by a paragraph in the section 
dealing with the Christian Association from 
which we reprint an extract. 

"The obstacle in face of further development 
along this line (striving to amalgamate the va- 
rious social organizations in college, by "college 
sings," mass meetings, "Bowdoin nights," etc.) 
is the lack of a building, and there are many con- 
nected with the Association who hope that the 
time may come when there will be a Christian 
Association building and Bowdoin Union com- 
bined, on the campus : either a new building, or 
else the old Gymnasium made over into an at- 
tractive social and religious center for the Col- 
lege. While the fraternity life at Bowdoin is as 
near perfect as it can be, the whole social organi- 
zation of our college life is by small groups. Me- 
morial Hall was never intended for a social gath- 
ering place for the students, and its bigness and 
cheerlessness makes almost impossible any such 
gathering. The old Gymnasium might be adapt- 
ed, at no very great expense, into an efficient so- 
cial center for the College, managed, perhaps, 
under the general direction of the Christian As- 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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sociation, and where there could be offices of the 
college papers and Glee Club, the Christian Asso- 
ciation meeting room, and a general college meet- 
ing place for class meetings, "sings," mass meet- 
ings, etc. The Association room has been used by 
the Music Department this year, and there are 
obstacles to the effective use of the Secretary 1 ! 
office in the Library, so that practically speaking, 
the Association has no adequate home at present. 
The Dean of the College, in his report for 191 1- 
12, called attention to the need of such a building, 
and there are many who hope that before long it 
may be seen upon the Bowdoin campus." 

This discussion of a Bowdoin Union has the 
advantage of a definite proposition as well as an 
adequate statement of need. It will no doubt be 
seconded by nearly every student in College and 
it is our hope that the report may not fall on bar- 
ren ground. 



(Bowdoin Wins — Continued from page 75) 
the plate, catching him by inches. This was 
Bowdoin's last time at bat. 

In the ninth Lord was hit, took second on 
Cobb's ground hit through short, and third on 
Bates's easy bounder, but Miller, batting for An- 
derson, fanned and Ridlon went out by the 
Dodge-Eaton route. 

BOWDOIN 

ab r ib po a e 

Stetson, rf 301000 

McElwee, ss 5 ° 1 3 1 J 

LaCasce, c 500910 

Tuttle, If 312200 

Skolfield, cf 423100 

Weatherill, 2b 4 1 2 o 1 

Eaton, ib 3 2 10 o I 

Tilton, 3b 401240 

Dodge, p 4 1 1 o 5 

Totals 35 S J 3 2 7 " 3 

BATES 

ab r ib po a e 

Ridlon, 2b 4 1 3 3 J 

Joyce, If 300000 

Coady, 3b 400220 

Talbot, cf 4 o o 1 o 1 

Shepard, rf 412000 

Lord, c 3 1 6 1 o 

Cobb, ib 3 2 10 2 1 

Marston, ss 3 O 1 I I 

Anderson, p 2 o o 1 7 ° 

*Bates 1 o o 

**Miller 1 o o 

Totals 32 1 6 24 16 4 

*Batted for Marston in ninth. 
**Batted for Anderson in ninth. 
Bowdoin 02200001 x— 5 



Bates 00000010 o— I 

Two-base hit, Skolfield; three-base hits, Skol- 
field, Dodge; stolen bases, Stetson, McElwee, 
Tuttle, Weatherill 2, Ridlon, Shepard, Anderson; 
sacrifice hits, Joyce, Cobb; first base on balls, off 
Anderson 4, off Dodge 2; hit by pitched ball, by 
Dodge, Lord; struck out, by Dodge 6, by Ander- 
son 5 ; wild pitch, Anderson ; passed ball, La- 
Casce; double play, Anderson to Cobb; triple 
play, Anderson to Ridlon to Cobb to Lord. Time, 
2h. yra. Umpire, Stafford. 



FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 1913 

September 27. — New Hampshire State College 
at Brunswick. 

October 4. — Wesleyan at Middletown. 

October 11. — Trinity at Brunswick. 

October 18.- — U. of Vermont at Burlington, Vt. 

October 25. — Colby at Waterville. 

November 1. — Bates at Lewiston. 

November 8. — Maine at Brunswick. 

November 15. — Tufts at Portland. 

This revised schedule gives Bowdoin a com- 
plete list of college teams for the first time in a 
number of years. It also presents more home 
games with colleges out of the state than has ever 
occurred in football. There are three actual 
home games and two played within easy distance 
of Brunswick so that the followers of the team 
will be able to see at least five of the eight games. 
There are two long trips, one to Middletown and 
one to Burlington. The other game at Waterville 
is within easy distance of Brunswick. 

Early football practice will begin September 
15 and all candidates for the team are requested 
to be ready to report on Whittier Field at that 
time. 



FRESHMAN BANQUET 

The Freshmen held their class banquet June 7 
at the Congress Square Hotel in Portland. Fifty- 
two of the class were present. 

Charles W. Wyman was toastmaster, with the 
following program: Opening address, Guy W. 
Leadbetter; The Future of 1916, Chauncey Hall; 
Our Fusser, Richard Fuller; Our Class, Ralph 
Haywood; The New Gym, Lowell Elliot; Our 
Suburbs, Elliot Boardman; Class History, James 
Barry; Bowdoin Spirit, Robert Clark; As Sopho- 
mores, Glenwood Winter; 1915, Ivan Yenetchi; 
Prohibition, Donald White; Closing address, 
Don Edwards. 

The arrangements for the affair were made by 
a committee consisting of John Churchill, chair- 
man; Donald S. White. Don Edwards, L. M. 
Noble. A. E. Littlefield. 



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WORK OF STUDENT COUNCIL 

To the Editor, Bowdo'in College Orient. 

Dear Sir: — It is the opinion of the 1912-13 
■Student Council that a statement of the import- 
ant work done by the Council during the current 
year might with advantage be published in the 
Orient. The Council is accordingly sending you 
such a statement. 

1. Recommended that the student body show 

more team support by giving each team a 
send-off at the station, when it leaves for 
an out-of-town game. 

2. Arranged for contests between the Sopho- 

more and Freshman classes to replace the 
old chapel rush. (Tug of war and flag 
rush. Neither of these proved entirely 
satisfactory.) 

3. Recommended that chapel bell should not be 

rung in celebration of class victories. 

4. Made an investigation of the feasibility of 

hockey as a winter sport at Bowdoin. Mat- 
ter laid on the table. 

5. Conducted class sing competition for Snow 

Song Cup. 

6. The Council expressed to the faculty a senti- 

ment in favor of a provision by the College 
for an athletic instructor to work under 
Dr. Whittier, to coach the track team, train 
the football team, etc. 

7. Recommended to faculty an insert in the new 

catalogue in regard to the A.S.B.C. and the 
Blanket Tax. 

8. Prepared for publication the Constitution and 

By-Laws of the A.S.B.C. and the Athletic 
Council; the By-Laws of the Student Coun- 
cil, and the Board of Managers ; the fac- 
ulty regulations in regard to eligibility 
rules, and the Constitution of the Bowdoin 
Publishing Co. (Owing to lack of funds 
these have not yet been printed.) 

9. Recommended to the faculty the abolition of 

chapel during semester examinations. 

10. Considered better method for the nomina- 

tion of athletic managers. No action. 

11. Careful investigation of limitations of college 

honors scheme. Voted to adopt no such 
scheme, as all artificial means seemed to be 
unsatisfactory. 

12. Canvass of fraternities on question of inter- 

fraternity baseball. 

13. Canvass of fraternities in regard to late in- 

itiation, which resulted in following mo- 
tion: 

14. Voted, That since seven fraternities 
have signified by signed statements their 
support of late initiations, the Council con- 
siders fraternity initiations thereby post- 



poned until after mid-year examinations. 
Very sincerely, 

THE I912-I3 STUDENT COUNCIL. 



REPORT OF TREASURER OF A.S.B.C. 

Season 1912-1913. 

RECEIPTS 

Blanket taxes from 321 men in first 
semester $2,408 00 

Blanket taxes from 273 men in second 
semester 2,051 50 

Balance of debating accounts 4 23 





$4,463 73 


DISBURSEMENTS 




Treasurer of Athletic Council for, 




Football 


$1,400 00 


Baseball 


900 00 


Track 


730 00 


Tennis 


250 00 


Fencing 


75 00 


Manager of Bowdoin Publishing Co. 


600 00 


Treasurer of Christian Association 


200 00 


Manager of debating council 


125 00 


Manager of band 


140 00 


Incidentals, printing 


16 50 


Balance on deposit, First National 




Bank 


27 23 



$4,463 73 
Respectfully submitted, 

Manton Copeland, 

Treasurer. 
I have examined the books and accounts of the 
Treasurer of the A.S.B.C. and find them accu- 
rately kept and properly vouched. The forego- 
ing is a correct summary of receipts and dis- 
bursements. 

Barrett Potter, 
June 14, 1913. Auditor. 



REPORT OF TREASURER ATHLETIC COUNCIL 

Season 1912-1913. 

RECEIPTS 

Balance from season 1911-1912 $157 50 

A.S.B.C. appropriation for football 1,400 00 

A.S.B.C. appropriation for baseball 900 00 

A.S.B.C. appropriation for track 730 00 

A.S.B.C. appropriation for tennis 250 00 

A.S.B.C. appropriation for fencing 75 00 

Ten per cent, football gate receipts 124 25 

Interest on deposits 7 57 

Loan to football, repaid 190 00 

Loan to baseball, repaid 50 00 

Loan to track, repaid 25 00 
Balance o'f First Annual Interscholas- 



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79 



tic Meet accounts 
Balance of Tennis accounts 



DISBURSEMENTS 

Football manager 

Baseball manager 

Track manager 

Tennis manager 

Fencing manager 

Treasurer of Bowdoin College, ten 
per cent, fund 

Wright & Ditson, for baseball charges 

Loan to football manager 

Loan to baseball manager 

Loan to track manager 

College Book Shop, for banner 

C. H. Dudley, for baseball charges 

Balance on deposit, Brunswick Sav- 
ings Institution 

Balance on deposit, Union National 
Bank 





8 


16 




98 


50 


$4 


■,015 


98 


$1 


,400 


00 




900 


00 




730 


00 




250 


00 




75 


00 




282 


02 




7 5o 




175 


00 




50 


00 




25 


00 




4 


00 




1 


75 



106 66 



9 05 



$4,015 9> 
Respectfully submitted, 

Manton Copeland, 

Treasurer. 
I have examined the books and accounts of the 
Treasurer of the Athletic Council, and find them 
accurately kept and properly vouched. The fore- 
going is a correct summary of receipts and dis- 
bursements. 

Barrett Potter, 
June 14, 1913. Auditor. 



REPORT OF MANAGER DEBATING COUNCIL 
Season 1912-13. 
receipts 
From Manton Copeland, Treasurer 

A.S.B.C. $125 00 



Total Receipts 

EXPENDITURES 

To deficit from last year 

Freshman-Sophomore Debate 
Bowdoin-Hamilton Debate 
Bowdoin-Wesleyan Debate 
Cups for Interscholastic Debates 
Bowdoin Bugle cuts 
Incidentals 

Total Expenditures 
Total Receipts 
Total Expenditures 

Balance 



$125 00 
$15 25 



4 00 



3 


05 


$120 


77 


$125 


00 


120 


77 



The balance of $4.23 was returned to the 
Treasurer of the A.S.B.C. 

Respectfully submitted, 

James A. Norton, 

Manager. 
Audited and approved, 

W. H. Davis, 

Auditor. 



REPORT OF MANAGER INTERSCHOLASTIC 
MEET 

Cedric R. Crowell, Manager. 
receipts 
159 entry fees @ 25c $39 75 

Program advertisements 20 00 

469 admissions @ 50c 234 50 

386 programs @ 5c 19 30 



disbursements 

Stamps and postals 

"Typewriter rent 

"elephone calls — toll 

.-dvertising 

Police for Meet 

Registration of Meet with Interschol- 
astic Association of Amateur Ath- 
letes of New England 

Competitors Nos., including express 

Chandler, for selling tickets 

Rebates to three coaches' admission 

Materials and supplies 

Labor 

Officials 

Medals and cups 

Printing 

Balance 



$313 55 

$4 70 
2 00 



1 00 

2 25 

4 00 



2 00 
1 05 
34 
1 50 
4 60 

77 9° 

23 3° 

130 05 

50 70 

8 16 



Audited and approved, 



$3i3 55 



Manton Copeland. 



$4 23 



Club anD Council sheetings 

The Band met recently and elected Jones '15 
leader and Austin '15 manager for next year. 

The Biology Club took its field trip to South 
Harpswell last week. Several biological speci- 
mens were obtained. 

The Gibbons Club has elected the following 
officers : L. Donahue '14, president ; Callahan '14, 
vice-president; and Koughan '15, secretary and 
treasurer. 

The Somerset County Club has elected the fol- 
lowing officers: Badger '14, President; Merrill 
'14, Vice-President; Chatto '15, Secretary-Treas- 
urer; Executive Committee, LaCasce '14, Jones 



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'15, Hight '16. 

The Debating Council has elected Elwyn C. 
Gage '14 President, Ray E. Verrill '14 Secretary, 
and Richard E. Simpson '14 Manager. The 
Council voted to return its surplus funds to the 
treasurer of the A.S.B.C. 

A meeting of the old and new Student Councils 
was held at the New Meadows Inn last Saturday 
evening. An informal discussion of the work for 
the coming year was held. 

At the final meeting of the 1913 Touncil the 
business of the year was closed up. The follow- 
ing motion relative to postponement of fraternity 
initiations was passed : "Since seven fraternities 
have signified by signed statement their support 
of initiations at the end of the first semester, the 
Council considers the initiations thereby post- 
poned until after mid-year examinations." 



2>n t&e Campus 

Hart '12 and Newell '12 have been on the cam- 
pus recently. 

There was a record attendance at the annual 
elections last week. 

McElwee '16, Eaton '15, Woodcock, Medic '15, 
and Twaddle, Medic '16, have been playing for 
the Maine Centrals of Portland. 

Most of the fraternities held their Seniors' last 
supper the first of last week, following the old 
custom afterwards of marching around the 
campus. 

The Freshman Religious Committee is collect- 
ing old text books for the Association loan li- 
brary. They will visit the dormitories tomor- 
row. 

Our esteemed contemporary, the Bugle, may be 
obtained at 13 South Winthrop or at the Alpha 
Delta Phi house, still $1.50, according to latest 
bulletins. 

Joseph E. Moore, Esq., '65, of Thomaston, a 
member of the Board of Overseers, has presented 
a polar bear skin rug to the gymnasium for the 
trophy room. 

Brunswick High won a clear title to the cham- 
pionship of the Bowdoin Interscholastic League 
by defeating Cony High at Augusta Saturday by 
a score of 12 to 0. 

Candidates for assistant football manager 
should see Manager Leigh today or tomorrow. 
Only one man has reported thus far. The mem- 
bers of the present Freshman class are eligible 
for this position. 

The golf cup offered by President Hyde was 
played for June 9, 10 and 11. Trottier won the 
cup with a gross score of 83 and net score of 81, 
and Littlefield '16 was second with a gross score 



of 90 and a net score of 87. 

The Freshman class celebrated the approach 
of the end of the year Ivy Eve by consigning the 
caps which have graced their crowns for a year 
to the flames of a big bonfire. A band, red fire, 
cheering, singing of Phi Chi, speeches, and the 
presence of the fair Ivy guests, combined to make 
this birth of a new custom a happy affair. 

Among the many alumni who flocked back 
for Ivy were : Dr. Frank W. Spalding '72, 
Leon B. Leavitt '99, Willis E. Roberts '07, Ken- 
neth Dresser ex-'og, Irving L. Rich '09, Clinton 
N. Peters '10, William H. Sanborn '10, Harrison 
L. Robinson 'n, Earl Baldwin Smith '11, Charles 
B. Hawes 'n, Ben W. Partridge '11, Oliver T. 
Sanborn '11, Philip W. Meserve '11, Burleigh C. 
Rodick '12, Harrison Chapman '12, Earle Rus- 
sell '12, George F. Cressey '12, Harold P. Van- 
nah '12 and Joseph C. O'Neil '12. 



SjQitf) ti)c JFacultp 

Prof. James L. McConaughy at Columbia Uni- 
versity last week was given the degree of Doctor 
of Philosophy, the result of work done there last 
year. In partial fulfillment of the requirements 
Prof. McConaughy has written a thesis entitled 
"The School Drama," which will be published by 
Teachers College of Columbia University as one 
of their Contributions to Education series. The 
volume contains 116 pages, including as an appen- 
dix "Palsgrave's Introduction to Acolastus." The 
book is now in process of binding. 

Prof. Little will attend the meeting of the 
American Librarians Association at the Catskill 
Hotel in New York during Commencement week 
and then return to spend the remainder of the 
vacation in Brunswick. 

Professor Moody and Professor Woodruff are 
to spend the vacation in Brunswick. 

Prof. W. H. Davis leaves after July for a six 
weeks tour through Ireland, Wales and Corn- 
wall. 

Prof. J. S. Davis is to spend the latter part of 
the vacation in Pennsylvania. 

Professors Ham and Mitchell are to spend the 
vacation in Brunswick. 

Professor Hormell will spend ten days in 
Washington and the rest of the vacation in In- 
diana. 

Professor Alvord will attend the Dartmouth 
Summer School of Mathematics. 

Professor Wass is to spend the summer at 
Squirrel Island. 

Professor McConaughy is to be married on 
June thirtieth. He will spend his vacation in 
Canada. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XL1II 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, JUNE ,28 1913 



NO. 11 



108th COMMENCEMENT 

PROGRAM 

Sunday, June 22 

The Baccalaureate Sermon by President Hyde, 

Congregational Church, 4.00 p. m. 

Monday, June 23 

Alexander Prize Speaking, Memorial Hall, 8.00 

p. M. 

Tuesday, June 24 
Class Day Exercises, Memorial Hall, 10.00 a. m. 
Thorndike Oak Exercises, 3.00 p. m. 
Pipe of Peace, Farewell to Halls, 4.00 p. m. 
Commencement Hop, New Gymnasium, 9.00 P. m. 
Meeting of Trustees, Classical Room, Hubbard 

Hall, 2.00 p. m. 
Meeting of Overseers, Lecture Room, Hubbard 

Hall, 7.00 p. m. 
Maine Historical Society Meeting, Lecture Room, 
Hubbard Hall, 2.00 p. m. 

Wednesday, June 25 
Medical School Graduation, Congregational 

Church, 9.00 a. m. 
Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity Meeting, Alumni 

Room, Hubbard Hall, 11.00 a. m. 
Baseball, Alumni vs. Varsity, 10.30 a. m. 
Alumni Association Meeting, Sargent Gymnas- 
ium, 1.30 p. M. 
Dedication of the Gymnasium and the Thomas 
Worcester Hyde Athletic Building, 2.30 p. m. 
Merchant of Venice, by Masque and Gown, Art 

Building Steps, 4.30 p. m. 
Band Concert, Campus, 7.30 p. m. 
President's Reception, Hubbard Hall, 8.00 to 11.00 

P. M. 

Thursday, June 26 
Commencement Exercises, at Congregational 

- Church, 10.45 p - M - 
Commencement Dinner, New Gymnasium, 1. 00 

P. M. 



CLASS OF 1913 OFFICERS 

President Cedric R. Crowell 

Marshal Charles B. Haskell 

Vice-President Lawrence W. Smith 

Secretary-Treasurer James Augustus Norton 

Poet Edward O. Baker 



Orator Paul H. Douglas 

Chaplain Rensel H. Colby 

Opening Address Laurence A. Crosby 

Historian Stanley F. Dole 

Closing Address John E. Dunphy 

Class Day Committee — Leon E. Jones (chmn.), 
George L. Skolfield, Paul C. Savage, Theo- 
dore E. Emery, Sumner T. Pike 



THE BACCALAUREATE SERMON 

President Hyde took as his subject, "Liberty in 
Speech and Act," and his text, "So speak ye and 
so do, as men that are to be judged by a law of 
liberty," James ii, 12. 

He said in part : 

"Men are of two kinds : Slaves and freemen. 
The slave in morals is publicly professor of tem- 
perance, chastity, honesty. At the club he speaks 
of their violation with such levity and relish as 
show his professed virtue to be a thin film of in- 
sincerity over a seething mass of sensuality. 

"The slave in business is driven by the lash of 
a desire to make money, regardless of how or out 
of whom it comes. The free business man aims 
to make the services and goods he offers a gen- 
uine benefit on fair terms to customers and con- 
sumers. 

"The slave in politics, on the stump and in his 
platform, professes devotion to the people and the 
public good; and then in the secrecy of the club- 
room and the greater secrecy of committee-room 
and lobby, says and does things which show that 
office-holding for himself and legislative favors 
at public expense for the supporters and contrib- 
utors to his party are the main things for which 
he really cares. The freeman in politics says the 
same thing to his constituents in public and to his 
associates and supporters in private, and does his 
utmost to enact and execute the policy professed. 

"Our present National Administration is giving 
the country the finest example of simple and sin- 
cere speech, supported by consistent and persist- 
ent action, that we have seen in any department 
of public service since the military campaigns of 
Gen. Grant. We have to thank the progressives 
of both parties for this sorely needed emancipa- 
tion. 

"The root of this liberty which makes men sim- 



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pie, single-minded and sincere is religion ; not the 
superficial religion of verbal profession, ritualis- 
tic form or sacerdotal, magic; but the religion 
that walks humbly with God ; measures words 
and deeds by the devoted character of Christ, and 
cultivates the spirit of service and good will." 



ALEXANDER PRIZE SPEAKING 

PROGRAM 

Music 

American Courage Sherman Hoar 

George Franklin Eaton, 1914 

Spartacus to the Gladiators Elijah Kellogg 

Richard Stearns Fuller, 1916 

Ballad of East and West Rudyard Kipling 

George Arthur McWilliams, 1915 
Music 

Trial of Abner Barrow. Davis 

Don Jerome Edwards, 1916 

My Friends Robert W. Service 

Herbert Henry Foster, 1916 

Carcassonne Anonymous 

(Translated by M. E. W. Sherwood) 
George Albert Hall, Jr., 191 5 

The Victor of Marengo Anonymous 

George William Bacon, 1915 
The Parting of Arthur and Guinivere Tennyson 

Kenneth Elmer Ramsay, 1915 

The Barrel-Organ (Abridged) ... .Alfred Noyes 

Robert Devore Leigh, 1914 

Music 

Won by Kenneth Elmer Ramsay; second prize, 

Don Jerome Edwards. 

Alternates : — William Towle Livingston, 1915 ; 
Guy Whitman Leadbetter, 1916; Ivan Colson 
Merrill, 1915. 

Judges : — Ellis Spear, Jr., '98, of Boston ; Pro- 
fessor Warren B. Catlin; Rev. Charles Sweet of 
Tokio, Japan. 



class poem— e. o. baker 

(abstract) 
I idly turned the pages of a book, 
And every while I looked away and through 
My window at the fresh new leaves upon 
The elms and at the sunshine as it flashed 
Along the grass. Half listlessly I watched 
The whole, until a figure' came in sight; 
Dark, tall, and solemnwise it looked, 
And walked with uneven step and from its mien 
I knew that it would speak, so tossing by my book, 
I ran with others to the place it stood 
And waited till it pleased to speak. 

"What have ye gained, 



These last four years? 
Come tell me, nor delay; 
For you must up 
And on your path 
Ere yet another day. 
The sun of youth 
Has thus far shown, 
Now it is past its heights- 
Give count and go 
Each one alone 
Through field or wood, or plain." 

Then did I hear a voice and could not tell, 

From whence it came, but it was sweet to hear. 

"Nay not alone do you go forth, 

But in a goodly band 

For with you go glad memories 

Throughout the untried land. 

As for the gain — that you must count, 

Oh wait till the time be ripe, 

You are but ready, to go the way, 

The time of the gain is not yet." 

Let us be gone upon the mighty way, 

And into the heart of the world that waits 

Expectantly. And gladly let us go 

While yet the song our mighty Mother sings 

Re-echoes in our ears. Oh, there is much 

To do : old creeds to break, new faiths to build, 

Come forth ! and give a hand for in thy gift 

Shalt thou regain an hundred fold thy gift. 

Let us on nor brook delay. 



CLASS ORATION-P. H. DOUGLAS 

(abstract) 

"As we leave these halls, we go forth into a 
busy and a complex world. Insistent will be the 
demands upon sinew and strength, pocketbook 
and personality. There will be the call of caring 
for those who are dear, and in this we cannot fail. 
We must do a day's work for a day's pay, whether 
it will be in courtroom, office, or factory. We will 
probably be members of some church, and follow 
some political faith. All these duties are funda- 
mental and must be performed efficiently and con- 
scientiously if there is to be any real strength in 
our existence. 

"But there is a deeper call, a greater respon- 
sibility that falls upon us as college men. We 
must remember that truth of which we so glibly 
speak, yet so seldom feel : the Brotherhood of 
Man. To regard the bootblack or low-browed 
mechanic as your friend, to sympathize with shop- 
girl and factory worker, is a quality of heart that 
we must have in order to live the larger life. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



33 






JAMES A. NORTON 



CEDRIC R. CROWELL 



CHAS. B. HASKELL 



Humanity must speak to us with poignant voice in 
the street or from the stage, and we must be will- 
ing to give that most precious of all gifts — our- 
selves. 

"Expressed in harsh money terms, we leave this 
college indebted to society over a thousand dol- 
lars for the training given us, and there is the 
inestimable debt for the privilege of association 
with noble professors who are giving their very 
lives for the youth of the land. The college 
years have been given to us as a stewardship, and 
the lines have fallen in pleasant places. We can- 
not repay in money, but what is asked of us is 
that we help someone else, that is the true tribute 
that we can lay at the feet of our beloved. 

"It matters little what line of work we follow. 
This world is so big and its needs so extensive 
that there is room and to spare for publicist and 
painter, lawyer and laborer. The tools of life 
are before us ; let us use them, not primarily for 
ourselves, but with a heart filled with love for 
man, keep true the end in mind, and labor for the 
common cause. 

"Some of you may say, 'these are merely plati- 
tudes." The age that considers these sentiments 
to be threadworn is an age from which all altru- 
ism has fled. It is a duty as old as the eternal 
hills yet as new as the green grass with- which 
spring has arrayed our Mother Earth. 

"The portcullis falls upon our college days. 
Other men will give their best on Whittier Field 
for the glory of old Bowdoin. Our achievements 
in debating and in scholarship will be soon for- 
gotten ; our chapters will know us only as names ; 
even the maidens who are with us today will re- 



cover from the pain caused by parting and in a 
few months the music of house party or hop will 
find them smiling up into the faces of other 
youths. It may be a bitter cup to quaff, but it is a 
necessary one. 

"Our faces should be towards the future, not 
the past. It is time to do a man's work in a man's 
world, and we are ready. God grant that we may 
see our duty and have strength enough to perform 
it. It is with a deep love for Bowdoin that we 
leave her gates ; it is with a firm resolve to serve 
that we enter life. We are the modern knights, 
riding forth from castle walls to redress human 
wrongs. 

" 'On through the dawning humanity calls ; 

Life's not a dream in the clover; 

On to the walls, on to the walls, 

On to the walls, and over.' " 



OPENING ADDRESS— L. A. CROSBY 

(abstract) 

"Since our first arrival on the campus we have 
been learning our great lesson — sincerity from 
the lives of Bowdoin's great alumni, from the 
example of the noble men of Bowdoin's faculty, 
and from the atmosphere of the campus itself. 

"Under such influences have we as undergrad- 
uates been trained to love sincerity. Today, the 
first requisite of any Bowdoin man is that he be 
himself and speak himself. On the athletic field 
he strives to win for the College, but still remem- 
bers that he is playing a game and that he is a 
Bowdoin gentleman. In the activities of our com- 
plex life, he works for higher places and better 
accomplishments, but forgets not that he is mere- 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 






LAURENCE A. CROSBY 



ALFRED H. SWEET 



PAUL H. DOUGLAS 



ly one of our three hundred. In his studies, 
though he wish for honors and prizes, he truly 
thinks of them as but adornments to the real 
structure of true culture. In his. relations with 
the College and with his fellows, seeking only to 
judge each at his true worth, he lives sincerely 
democratic in his broad friendships, sincerely ex- 
clusive in his confidants, and always sincerely 
himself." 



CLASS HISTORY— S. F. DOLE 

(abstract) 

"It is now nearly four years since, one bright 
September afternoon in 1909 a rather stocky, 
rusty looking lad was seen tagging three suit 
cases and a handbag up over the hill from the 
station. His inquiry if that was the way to the 
campus received the answer, 'Yes, who are you?' 
Lifting his head the newcomer answered, 'I am 
Phil Wood, and I come from Baw Hawbow.' 
Thus was the arrival of 1913 first announced. 

"Sophomore year the opening of College found 
us all back on time. It was that year that the last 
regular razoo was given by the Sophomore Class 
to Freshmen, not restrained and directed by the 
Student Council. Of course none of us can for- 
get that wonderful New Gym rally, which took 
place that winter, and which resulted in the won- 
derful building which we dedicate tomorrow. 

"The opening of Junior year found us at last 
upon our proper dignity, and above the petty 
struggles of class rivalry. As upper classmen we 
could fittingly give fatherly advice to the two 
lower classes, and, seeing their weaknesses and 
follies, bemoan the "good old days" when we 



were Freshmen. Two great events stand out 
above all others in Junior year. One was the first 
Junior field day ever held, the other was Ivy, 
which was acknowledged by all who were present 
as the most successful Junior Week ever cele- 
brated. 

"And so before we could realize it, we were 
back again last fall, Seniors. This last year has 
passed all too quickly. It has been so full of im- 
portant events that only a few can be even men- 
tioned. Of course 1913 points with pride to the 
fact that, under the direction of this year's Stu- 
dent Council, chosen by men of our class, the 
blanket tax was so successfully inaugurated last 
fall. We believe it a pardonable pride that we 
point to ourselves as the first class to adopt the 
Senior canes. 

"So also were we pleased when Major Slocum 
on his way over to the Interclass Meet gathered 
in the first 12 Seniors he met on the campus and, 
taking them along with him, won the interclass 
drill, despite the long practice the other class 
squads had gone through. And a second event 
which pleased us was when every member of the 
class answered the call to arms, and gathering in 
Memorial Hall before competent judges sang the 
songs of our College as they had never before 
been sung and, as a result, won the Snow Song 
Cup. 

"But amidst all these victories and festive oc- 
casions, the class, as well as the rest of the entire 
College, received a shock like lightning when our 
beloved professor, Henry L. Chapman, passed on 
to another world on February 24. 

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to our Commencement time, having gone through 
four of the best years of our life together. Hav- 
ing started with 93 members, we now number 76. 
In our midst we find a varied crew, all types be- 
ing represented. Among our number can be 
found one Rhodes scholar, several journalists, 
three politicians, two atheists, and one anarchist. 
Within our ranks we find that we have 14 men 
who have represented the College on the dra- 
matic clubs, 13 men who have been on the musi- 
cal clubs, five men who have been on the varsity 
debating teams, two men of the varsity tennis, 
five men who have won the coveted baseball B, 
six who have upheld Bowdoin's honor on the 
track, and last but not least, ten men who while 
belonging to this class, seven of whom are still 
with us today, have won their letters on the grid- 
iron. 

Thus have we spent our years in College. Our 
studies have played a most important part, other- 
wise we would not be here this afternoon. And 
the path has not been entirely strewn with roses, 
we have had to take the bitter with the sweet. 
Soon we pass out into the larger world, never 
again to be carefree boys. But we will never for- 
get the friendships we have formed here, or 
cease to love and cherish our dear Alma Mater. 



PARTING ADDRESS— J. E. DUNPHY 

(abstract) 
"Fellow Classmates : 

"Four years ago we came here with the com- 
mon purpose to acquire knowledge. We came as 
individuals and as strangers, and now we are 
about to leave again as individuals, but not as 
strangers. For during our four years here, by 
our struggles on the athletic field, by our friend- 
ly rivalry in the class room, by the hours of pleas- 
ure and relaxation, we have been welded together. 
Loyalty to College and Class has been a notable 
characteristic of the members of 1913. There 
have been no dissentions among us. The unity of 
brotherhood pervades our ranks. 

"It is but natural that, at the thought of leav- 
ing our dear Alma Mater and our devoted friends, 
the feeling of sadness should be uppermost in 
our minds. But' mingled with our sorrow, is a 
feeling of hope for the future and eagerness to 
tackle what it has in store for us. This is not the 
end but the beginning of our journey, for which 
these years have been a preparation. We go with 
enthusiasm to meet our new tasks. Up to now we 
have been mere lookers-on at the game of life. 
We have sat back in the grandstand and watched 
while others played the game. It is now time to 
become players in the game, to do a man's work 
in the world. 



"In preparation for the struggle we have re- 
ceived that great gift of the Bowdoin spirit. It 
has been the impelling force in our undergraduate 
life, to give to each of our tasks the best there is 
in us. It is this Bowdoin spirit, the giving of the 
best, which in the past has inspired her soldiers 
to deeds of heroism and valor, her explorers to 
fight on against insurmountable obstacles, her 
statesmen and lawyers to fight for the cause of 
justice and good government against all the in- 
siduous forces of bribery and corruption, her 
poets and authors to wield their pens for the up- 
lifting of mankind, and her doctors and ministers 
to give up their lives gladly for the sake of hu- 
manity. This spirit is the great gift of Bowdoin 
to her sons. To give anything less than our best 
is to be false to our friends, to our Alma Mater, 
.to our Creator. Let us ever keep it alive in our 
hearts. May it ever be our guide in times of 
stress and strain, and also in the calmer moments 
of life. So that at the final parting the world 
may say : 'He gave his best, more than that can- 
not be given.' 



COMMENCEMENT HOP 

The Commencement Hop was held in the New 
Gymnasium at 9.00 p. m. The hall was very taste- 
fully decorated for the occasion. Green and 
white serpentine confetti was suspended from all 
sides of the auditorium to the center, making 
nearly a complete ceiling of color. Around the 
lights were tastefully arranged Japanese lanterns, 
while various other effects were introduced. The 
dance orders were very effective. The covers 
were of metal, gold plated and decorated very 
simply with the Bowdoin Seal. The order con- 
sisted of 26 dances and music was furnished by 
Chandler's orchestra of twenty pieces. 

The patronesses were: Mrs. Frank E. Wood- 
ruff, Mrs. William A. Moody, Mrs. Charles C. 
Hutchins, Mrs. Frank N. Whittier, Mrs. Wilmot 
B. Mitchell, Mrs. Roscoe J. Ham, Mrs. Paul 
Nixon and Mrs. William H. Davis, all of Bruns- 
wick, and Mrs. George C. Riggs and Miss Nora 
Smith of Hollis. 

The committee in charge was as follows : Leon 
Everett Jones, chairman, Paul Chapman Savage, 
George Lincoln Skolfield, Theodore Evans Em- 
ery and Sumner Tucker Pike. 



ALUMNI AND VARSITY GAME 
For the first time in several years the Varsity 
baseball team met an alumni team in a game dur- 
ing Commencement week. The undergraduate 
team was the State champions' line-up with the 
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this position. The final score was 12 to 6. Seven 
innings were played. To the surprise of the fans, 
both Means and Woodcock proved easy for the 
Varsity batsmen and were replaced by Hobbs and 
Files, who did better work. The fielding was 
loose. 

BOWDOIN VARSITY 

ab r bh po a e 

Stetson, If, rf 422000 

LaCasce, c 402700 

Eaton, ib 3 1 1 7 o 

Skolfield, cf 412200 

Weatherill, 2b 4 1 1 1 2 o 

Tilton, 3b 4 1 2 o 3 1 

Daniels, ss 220321 

E. Tuttle, rf 220000 

N. Tuttle, If 1 o o 1 o 1 

Dodge, p 322020 

Totals 31 12 12 21 9 3 

BOWDOIN ALUMNI 

ab r bh po a e 
Abbott, c, 3b 4 1 o 10 o o 

Harris, ss 2 1 1 o 1 

Smith, If 4 o 1 1 o 

Clifford, 2b 4 1 o 1 1 

Files, cf, p 4 o 1 o 1 

Purington, 3b, p 3 1 o 1 1 1 
Green, ib 3 1 1 4 o 

Woodcock, p 1 o 1 o 1 

Hobbs, rf, p, cf 2 1 o 1 1 o 

Means, rf, p 1 1 o o o 

Totals 28 6 5 18 5 3 ' 

Innings : 
Varsity 083100 x — 12 

Alumni 000015 o — 6 

Two-base hits, Tilton, Harris; three-base hit, 
Clifford; stolen bases, Stetson, Daniels 2, Harris, 
Smith 2; first base on balls, off Dodge 6, off 
Means 2, off Hobbs; struck out, by Dodge 7, by 
Woodcock 2, by Means, by Hobbs 3, by Files ; 
hits, off Woodcock 8, off Means 4; sacrifice hit, 
Means; hit by pitched ball, by Woodcock, Dan- 
iels; wild pitch, Dodge; passed balls, Abbott 3, 
Purington. Time, 1.23. Umpire, Clark. 



PHI BETA KAPPA 



The following men were initiated into Phi Beta 
Kappa at the annual meeting Wednesday noon : 

From 1913: Edward Oliver Baker, Paul How- 
ard Douglas, Leon Everett Jones, James Augus- 
tus Norton, Clifton Orville Page. 

From 1914: Alfred Everett Gray, Maurice 
Wingate Hamblen, Robert Devore Leigh, Rich- 
ard Earle Simpson, Neal Tuttle. 

The officers of the Alpha Chapter elected for 
the ensuing year are as follows : President, Gen- 



eral Thomas H. Hubbard, LL.D., of New York; 
Vice-President, Professor Frank E. Woodruff, 
A.M., of Brunswick ; Secretary-Treasurer, Pro- 
fessor George T. Files, Ph.D., of Brunswick; 
Literary Committee, Professor K. C. M. Sills, 
A.M., of Brunswick, chairman, President Samuel 
V. Cole of Norton, Mass., Rev. Charles H. Cut- 
ler, D.D., of Andover, Mass., Henry S. Chapman 
of Boston, Professor Stanley P. Chase, Ph.D., of 
Cambridge. 

The following were elected delegates to the 
triennial council to be held in New York in Sep- 
tember: Profesor Henry Crosby Emery, Ph.D., 
LL.D., of Yale University, Professor William W. 
Lawrence, Ph.D., of Columbia University, and 
Professor Kenneth C. M. Sills, A.M., of Bow- 
doin College. 

In addition to five members of the class of 1913 
and four members of the class of 1914, Dr. Fred 
P. Webster of the class of 1910 was initiated into 
the fraternity. 



DEDICATION OF THE NEW GYMNASIUM 

The dedication exercises were held in the main 
exercising room of the Gymnasium, the speakers 
delivering their addresses from the trophy room. 
President Hyde first introduced Franklin Conant 
Payson of Portland who spoke on behalf of the 
Building Committee. He paid tribute to Dr. 
Whittier, Dudley A. Sargnet, John S. Hyde, 
President Hyde and others. 

Mr. Charles Collens, of the firm of Allen & 
Collens, architects for the Gymnasium, was the 
next speaker. He took for his subject "Architec- 
tural Reminiscences'' and traced in a most pleas- 
ing manner, the troubles of an architect in form- 
ing the plans of such a building and especially 
the problems which this particular building pre- 
sented. 

Hon. John Sedgwick Hyde followed with a 
brief appropriate speech on the spirit of the gift 
and physical training. 

Mr. Edward Stanwood '61 was taken sick and 
was unable to deliver his address on General 
Thomas W. Hyde, but his paper was read by Hon. 
Lucilius Alonzo Emery of Ellsworth. Mr. Stan- 
wood was a classmate of Gen. Hyde's and his 
paper was enlivened with many personal anec- 
dotes. 

Dudley A. Sargent '87 next spoke on "A Brief 
Review of Physical Education in America." 

The last speaker of the afternoon was Dr. 
Whittier. He outlined the course of physical 
training as pursued in the big athletic plant and 
concluded as follows : 

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world, possessed of sound scholarship and fine 
physique, carrying loyalty to the old College and 
cherishing memories of physical training, typified 
by the emblem of the White Banner and the mas- 
cot of Polar Bear. The banner stands for the 
new era of fairness and gentlemanly conduct in 
college sport; the polar bear stands for the last 
word in the expression of Bowdoin spirit, of rug- 
ged resistance, when necessary, to the forces of 
man and nature. 

"May these buildings do their part in main- 
taining that Bowdoin spirit which enabled Ad- 
miral Peary to achieve the Pole and General 
Chamberlain to hurl back the rebel charges at 
Little Round Top and save the day at Gettys- 
burg." 

Doctor Whittier's address concluded the exer- 
cises that marked the formal dedication. Many 
of the graduates took this opportunity of inspect- 
ing the building for which they had subscribed, 
but which they had not heretofore had the privi- 
lege of seeing. 

As a fitting symbol of the dedication, the new 
trophy cases, to hold cups, souvenir footballs and 
baseballs of contests won by Bowdoin, together 
with other trophies, have just been placed in po- 
sition, supplanting the old and small sized cases. 
A large polar bear skin, the gift of Joseph E. 
Moore, Esq., '65, of Thomaston, symbolic of the 
Bowdoin polar bear, had been placed in the trophy 
room, expressing at once the success that one of 
Bowdoin's sons has met in the far north, and the 
past and present successes that Bowdoin herself 
has met on the field, together with future victo- 
ries for which to work.. 



MERCHANT OF VENICE 

The Masque and Gown gave the Merchant of 
Venice on the steps of the Walker Art Building 
at 4.3: Wednesday afternoon. This year's pro- 
duction was the most ambitious and successful 
performance the players have yet achieved. The 
play was coached and directed by Mrs. Arthur F. 
Brown of Brunswick, who has had charge of the 
Bowdoin productions for the past two years. 
Much of the artistic and dramatic excellence of 
the presentation was due to her efforts. 

The cast was as follows: 

Shylock, a Jew Cedric R. Crowell '13 

Duke of Venice Leon E. Jones '13 

Antonio, a merchant of Venice 

Paul H. Douglas '13 
Bassanio, a suitor to Portia Edward O. Baker '13 

Salanio, his friend Robert D. Leigh '14 

Salarino, his friend Francis X. Callahan '14 

Gratiano, his friend Chester G. Abbott '14 



Lorenzo, his friend Clifton O. Page '13 

Launcelot Gobbo Winthrop S. Greene '13 

Old Gobbo, his father Stewart P. Morrill '16 

Balthazar, servant to Portia. . . Alden F. Head '16 

Stephano Walter F. Eberhardt '13 

Clerk of the Court Don J. Edwards '16 

Portia, a rich heiress. . . W. Fletcher Twombly '13 
Nerissa, her waiting maid 

William T. Livingston '15 

Cedric Crowell, President of the Club, who has 
previously in college played many leading roles 
successfully, scored a distinct triumph in the 
leading part of Shylock. His interpretation of 
the part was similar to that of Otis Skinner and 
he portrayed the Jew as justifiable in his desire 
for revenge. He rose superbly to the demands of 
the trial scene and throughout the play did a fine 
piece of acting. Baker as Bassanio, Twombly as 
Portia, and Douglas as Antonio, did excellent 
work. The cast was well rounded and the minor 
parts adequate. 

The total effect of the production was that of 
artistic dignity and reserve rather than intense 
dramatic action. This manner of presentation is 
to some degree an influence from the Sothern- 
Marlowe production, but with the open air scen- 
ery and broad stage there were some excellent 
departures from the usual effects in professional 
productions, such as the end of the first act. The 
exigencies of time and the outdoor stage made 
necessary a number of alterations in the arrange- 
ment and sequence of scenes. 



THE PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION 

The President's Reception was held from 8.00 
to 11.00 in the Alumni Room, Hubbard Hall, 
Wednesday evening. In the receiving line were 
President and Mrs. William DeWitt Hyde, Pro- 
fessor and Mrs. William A. Moody, and Profes- 
sor and Mrs. Wilmot B. Mitchell. The ushers 
were the following Brunswick boys: Noel Little, 
Robert Little, Philip Weatherill, Darwin Tuttle 
and Robert Stetson. 



MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATION 

The Commencement exercises of the Medical 
School of Maine were held in the Congregational 
Church at 9.30 Wednesday morning. President 
Hyde conducted the program. The address to 
the graduates was made by Hon. Albert R. Sav- 
age of Auburn, chief justice of the Maine Su- 
preme Court. His subject was "Some Sore 
Points in Our Political System." The following- 
men received the M.D. degree : Harold Carleton 
Arey, Wyvern Almoh Coombs, Carlisle Royal 
Gould. Ridgely Fernald Hanscom, Elmer Henry 



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King, Leon Stanley Lippincott, Harold Daniel 
McNeil, Albert Willis Moulton, Edward Russell 
Roberts, Harold Danforth Ross, Philip Sheridan 
Sullivan, Winfield Benjamin Trickey and Francis 
David Walker. 



COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES 
PROGRAM 

Morgan's Legacy Laurence Alden Crosby 

The Call of the Boy Fred Dixon Wish, Jr. 

A Defender of the Wild Truth 

Alfred Henry Sweet 
Music 
David Belasco's Contribution to the American 

Stage Cedric Russell Crowell 

The Criterion of Progress Clifton Orville Page 

*\Villiam Law Symonds Edward Oliver Baker 

Music 

Conferring of Degrees 

Prayer 

Benediction 

* Excused. 



HONORARY DEGREES 

Master of Arts 
Cyrus Herman Kotzschmar Curtis, publisher 
of clean and wholesome journals read by multi- 
tudes, and provider of noble music for the people. 
Doator of Divinity 
John Hastings Quint, faithful and effective 
pastor and preacher to town and college. 
Doctor of Lazvs 
William Widgery Thomas, whose genial per- 
sonality has cemented the friendship between the 
United States and Norway and Sweden. 

William John Curtis, able lawyer and organi- 
zer, and generous benefactor of his native town. 
Doctor of Science 
Alfred Edgar Burton, a productive scholar, 
an instructive teacher, an efficient educational ad- 
ministrator, Dean of the Massachusetts Institute 
of Technology. 



AWARDS AND PRIZES 



Charles Carroll Everett Scholarship: 

Paul Howard Douglas, Class of 1913. 
Henry IV. Longfellozv Graduate Scholarship: 

Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 
David Sewall Premium : 

Henry Sanborn Thomas, Class of 1916. 
Class of 1868 Prise : 

Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 
Smyth Mathematical Prise: 

Austin Harbutt MacCormick, Class of 191 5. 
Sewall Greek Prise: 



Willis Elden Dodge, Class of 1913. 
Hazvthorne Prise : 

Robert Peter Coffin, Class of 1915. 
Alexander Prise Speaking: 

First : Kenneth Elmer Ramsay, Class of 1913. 

Second : Don Jerome Edwards, Class of 1916. 
Philo Sherman Bennett Prise : , 

James Augustus Norton, Class of 1913. 
Almon Goodwin Prise: 

Robert Devore Leigh, Class of 1914. 
Hiland Lockwood Fairbanks Prises for Excel- 
lence in Debating : 

Paul Howard Douglas, Class of 1913. 

Fred Dixon Wish, Jr., Class of 1913. 
Hiland Lockzvood Fairbanks Prises for Excel- 
lence in Public Speaking : 

Richard Stearns Fuller, Class of 1916. 

Don Jerome Edwards, Class of 191 6. 
Intercollegiate Debating Medals: 
Gold Medals to: 

Laurence Alden Crosby, Class of 1913. 

Paul Howard Douglas, Class of 1913. 

Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 

George William Bacon, Class of 191 5. 
Silver Medals to: 

James Augustus Norton, Class of 1913. 

Fred Dixon Wish, Jr., Class of 1913. 

Elwyn Collins Gage, Class of 1914. 

George Henry Talbot, Class of 191 5. 
Special Gold Medal in English 7 : 

No award. 
Sezvall Latin Prise : 

Robert Peter Coffin, Class of 1915. 
Goodzvin Commencement Prise : 

Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 
Pray English Prise : 

Leon Everett Jones, Class of 1913. 
Goodzvin French Prise: 

No award. 
Noyes Political Economy Prise : 

Sumner Tucker Pike, Class of 1913. 
Brown Composition Prises : 

First: Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 

Second: James Augustus Norton, Class of 

I9I3- 
Class of 1875 Prise in American History : 

Laurence Alden Crosby, Class of 1913. 
Bradbury Debating Prises: 

Chester Granville Abbott, Class of 1913. 

First Prizes : 
Laurence Alden Crosby, Class of 1913 
Paul Howard Douglas, Class of 1913. 

Second Prizes : 
Alfred Henry Sweet, Class of 1913. 
Fred Dixon Wish, Jr.., Class of 1913. 
Robert Peter Coffin, Class of 1915. 



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Brown Memorial Scholarships : 

Fred Dixon Wish, Jr., Class of 1913. 
Richard Earl Simpson, Class of 1914. 
John Ralph Hamel, Class of 1915. 
Abraham Seth Shwartz, Class of 1916. 



HONORARY COMMENCEMENT APPOINT- 
MENTS 

Summa cum laude : 

Laurence Alden Crosby. 

Magna cum laude : 

Sumner Tucker Pike, Alfred Henry Sweet. 

Cum laude : 

Willis Elden Dodge, Paul Howard Douglas, 
Leon Everett Jones, Douglas Howard Mc- 
Murtrie, James Augustus Norton, Clifton 
Orville Page, Albert Elisha Parkhurst, Earl 
Blanchard Tuttle, Fred Dixon Wish, Jr. 



COMMENCEMENT DINNER 

The last event of the Commencement week was 
the Commencement Dinner held in the Thomas 
Worcester Hyde Athletic Building after the com- 
mencement exercises. President Hyde presided 
and began the post prandial exercises by unveil- 
ing a portrait of the late Professor Chapman 
which a group of his friends has presented to the 
College. The painting is by Joseph B. Cahill of 
Portland. President Hyde announced the estab- 
lishment of the Chapman Professorship. 

The Snow Reunion cup, awarded annually to 
the class obtaining the largest percentage of at- 
tendance, was won by the Class of 1888, with an 
attendance of 19 out of 23 members. The Presi- 
dent also announced the outcome of the Friar Cup 
contest. 

Reviewing the contributions for the year, he 
made the pleasing announcement that the contri- 
butions which usually average $75,000 annually 
were this year $145,000, nearly double the aver- 
age- 

Among the speakers were Governor William 

T. Haines, Dr. Lyman Abbott, Rev. Newman 
Smith, D.D., who spoke for the Class of 1863; 
Dean Walz of the University of Maine, Rev. 
Theodore Busfield of No. Adams, Mass., Profes- 
sor Carmichael of Boston and George H. Stone 
of New York, responding for the Class of 1903. 
There were 540 alumni in attendance at the 
closing exercises. Of that number the Class of 
1903 had 50 men present. The members of this 
class were distinguished with hatbands with their 
class colors, red and white. 

MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING 
The annual meeting of the State Historical 
Society was held in Hubbard Hall, Tuesday af- 



ternoon. The following officers were elected for 
the ensuing year : 

President, Hon. James Phinney Baxter of 
Portland; Vice-President, Professor George T. 
Little of Brunswick; Treasurer, Fritz H. Jordan 
of Portland; Corresponding Secretary and Biog- 
rapher, William D. Patterson of Wiscasset; Li- 
brarian and Curator, Nathan Gould of Portland; 
Recording Secretary, Hubbard W. Bryant of 
Portland; Standing Committee, Dr. Henry S. 
Burrage of Portland, Frederick O. Conant of 
Portland, Henry Deering of Portland, George A. 
Emery of Saco, Prentice C. Manning of Port- 
land, Augustus F. Moulton of Portland, Asbury 
C. Stilphen of Gardiner, Albert R. Stubbs of 
Portland and Joseph E. Moore of Thomaston. 

The report submitted by Librarian Nathan 
Gould showed that there are 44,000 books in the 
library, 1024 of which have been added during 
the past year. There were sixteen members pres- 
ent. A number of new members were elected. 



TRUSTEES AND OVERSEERS MEETINGS 

There were a number of important matters de- 
cided upon at the meetings of the Boards held 
during the Commencement week. 

The resignation of Ira P. Booker as Treasurer 
of the College was accepted and Samuel B. Fur- 
bish was elected to the position, his term of office 
to date from the time when Mr. Booker has fully 
arranged matters for his successors. 

The Henry Leland Chapman professorship of 
English Literature was established "as a perpet- 
ual memorial of the beauty and nobility of the 
character of the late Professor Henry Leland 
Chapman and of the life and brilliant talent and 
unselfish labor which he devoted to the College." 
George R. Elliott, Ph.D., was elected to the chair 
for three years. 

The salaries of the instructors were fixed for 
the coming year, while the following new in- 
structors were appointed : 

Henry William Miller, M.D., was elected pro- 
fessor of Mental Diseases for three years ; Henry 
D. Evans, A.B., was elected professor of Public 
Hygiene for three years ; Henry Marshall Smith, 
A.B., M.D., was elected professor of Neurology 
for three years; Mr. A. F. Bruce Clark was 
elected instructor of modern languages for one 
year, to take the place of Professor Frederick W. 
Brown, on leave of absence ; Mr. Lee D. McClean 
was- elected instructor in Economics and Sociol- 
ogy for one year, to take the place of Joseph S. 
Davis who goes to Harvard next fall. 

It was voted that the College accept the gift of 



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$50,000 from Hon. David R. Stewart, A.M., 
•called the "Levi M. Stewart Fund." 

It was voted that the College accept the gift 
of $6,000 from Mrs. Georgianna Butterworth 
Gannett, late of Needham, Mass., said sum to be 
■known as the "Gannett Fund." 

Hon. John S. Hyde of Bath and John Clair 
Minot '96 were elected to the Board of Over- 
seers to fill the vacancies caused by death. 



ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

At the meeting of the Alumni Association in 
the Old Gymnasium Wednesday noon the fol- 
lowing alumni members of the Athletic Council 
were elected: 

Franklin C. Payson '76, of Portland; Charles 
T. Hawes '76, of Bangor; Barrett Potter '78, of 
Brunswick; George C. Purington '04, of Boston; 
Donald C. White '05, of Lewiston. 

The following committee was elected to nomi- 
nate 24 members of the alumni council to be voted 
for next Commencement, the council to consist of 
twelve members: Arthur G. Staples '82, of Au- 
burn; Leon V. Walker '03, of Portland; Francis 
"C. Peaks '96, of Dover; Ralph T. Parker '95, of 
IRumford ; Gerald G. Wilder '04, of Brunswick. 

President Payson of the Alumni Association 
was instructed to appoint a committee of three 
to consider the suggestion of Harold H. Burton 
\>9 that the method of electing Overseers for the 
College be so changed as to always have on the 
Board two members who have been out of college 
less than ten years, their terms to expire on the 
tenth anniversary of their graduation. 

The following committee on Overseers' nomi- 
nations was elected: John Williams Manson '81, 
of Pittsfield; Henry S. Chapman '91, of Boston; 
James E. Rhodes '97, of Hartford, Conn. 

The following committee was chosen to award 
the Pray English Prize : Daniel A. Robinson '76, 
of Bangor; Charles T. Hawes '76, of Bangor; 
Louis C. Hatch '95, of Bangor. 



NEW FACULTY MEMBERS 
George Roy Elliott, Ph.D., was elected Profes- 
sor of English Literature. Dr. Elliott is a grad- 
uate of the University of Toronto, and received 
the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the 
University of Jena in 1908. For the past five 
years he has been instructor in English at the 
University of Wisconsin. 

Prof. J. W. Cunliffe, Professor of English in 
the School of Journalism at Columbia Univer- 
sity, formerly professor in the University of Wis- 
consin, writes of him "As a teacher of literature 
to undergraduates, Dr. Elliott is the best young 



fellow I can call to mind, and I know most of 
them, both in the East and in the Middle West." 

Mr. Lee D. McClean was elected instructor in 
Economics and Sociology for one year. Mr. Mc- 
Clean has passed his examinations for the degree 
of Ph.D. at Yale University, where he has taken 
high rank as a graduate student of economics and 
sociology. 

Alexander Frederick Bruce Clark, A.M., was 
elected instructor in Modern Languages for one 
year to take the place of Professor Frederick W. 
Brown, who is on leave of absence. Mr. Clark 
received the degree of A.B. from the University 
of Toronto in 1906, and the degree of A.M. from 
Harvard in 191 1. He has spent two years in 
graduate study at Harvard; one year of graduate 
study in Paris ; was instructor in modern lan- 
guages for four years in the University of To- 
ronto ; and comes with the highest commendation 
from both Harvard and Toronto. 



ALUMNI REUNIONS 



The members of the Class of 1873 were enter- 
tained Wednesday by Mrs. Franklin C. Robin- 
son whose husband, the late Professor F. C. Rob- 
inson, was a member of that class. Mrs. Robin- 
son gave a tea in their honor at her residence on 
Maine street. She was assisted in receiving by 
Mrs. Clement F. Robinson of Portland ; Miss Lida 
Baker of Boston and Miss Ethel Jones of Port- 
land assisted in entertaining. Members of the 
Class of 1875 enjoyed a class breakfast at the 
Hotel Eagle and a large attendance was present. 

The classes of 1S98, 1901 and 1903 held their 
reunions at Gurnet Wednesday evening. The 
Class of 1903 had nearly 45 members present. At 
a class meeting Leon C. Walker of Portland was 
re-elected president and Donald F. MacCormick 
of South Framingham, secretary-treasurer. The 
president was instructed to appoint a committee 
to prepare for a reunion five years from today. 
The class voted to present its decenial fund 
amounting to $2,500 to the college to be used as a 
scholarship. 

A very interesting class history was read by 
Dr. Francis K. Welch of Portland in which he 
showed that out of the 63 graduates, 43 were 
married. 

The classes of '98 and '03 played a game of 
baseball, '98 winning 16-13. Donald MacMillan 
of North Pole fame was president of the '98 re- 
union and was given a rousing send-off by his 
classmates when he left in the evening on the 
start of his journey to New York, from which 
place he will sail for Crocker Land on an explor- 
ing expedition. 



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in the Interests of the Students of 

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EDITORIAL BOARD 



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DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Tai.bot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

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alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

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Vol. XLIII JUNE 28, 191;. 



No. n 



The College Year 

The year just ended has been one of distinct 
success in many lines. In nearly every branch of 
undergraduate activity there has been a spirit of 
healthy cooperation and desire for improvement. 
In athletics, while Bowdoin has annexed but a 
single championship, the basis of excellent teams 
for next year is to be found among the under- 
graduates left in College. In debating and ora- 
tory a very creditable showing was made, worthy 
of Bowdoin's past and present. In dramatics 
there has been a distinct advance. The two pro- 
ductions of the Masque and Gown were a great 
credit to the College. The club itself was reor- 
ganized with a view to making it a more active 
and definite organization. The Musical Clubs 
had a very successful season and for the first 
time ga.ve a concert in New York City. The De- 
partmental Clubs are in a flourishing condition. 
The Government Club had an unusually large 
membership. In the general administration of 



student affairs by the Student Council and the 
Board of Managers there has been an unusual 
amount of ability displayed. The Blanket Tax is 
safely on its feet and a number of salutary 
changes in student life have been accomplished. 
For the College as a whole this year has seen the 
completion of the New Gymnasium and Thomas 
Worcester Hyde Athletic Building. This addi- 
tion to our campus equipment bids fair to open a 
new era in Bowdoin Athletics and physical train- 
ing and, incidentally, provides an excellent hall 
for class and college dances. The death of Pro- 
fessor Chapman has been a deep loss to everyone 
connected with the College and community. His 
memory is to be perpetuated in a very appropriate 
manner and extended to those in future years 
who have not felt the indelible impression of his 
personality and character. Between faculty and 
students, both in and out of the classroom, there 
have been very harmonious and helpful relations. 
It has been a good year for Bowdoin. It has been 
a year full of hopes and one which leads us to 
look forward to a better, brighter future. 



FRIAR CUP RESULTS 

The result of the competition for the Friar Cup 
for the best average scholarship standing among 
the various fraternities was announced Thursday. 
Delta Upsilon was the winner for the sixth con- 
secutive time. The percentages are as follows : 

Delta Upsilon 15-970 

Kappa Sigma 13.789 

Delta Kappa Epsilon 13.666 

Alpha Delta Phi 13.634 

Beta Theta Pi 13.300 

Theta Delta Chi 13.000 

Zeta Psi 12.910 

Non-Fraternity 12.870 

Psi Upsilon 12.560 



TRACK NEWS 
Manager Koughan of the Track Team an- 
nounces that an interested alumnus has offered 
a cup worth $35.00 to be given next fall to the 
winners of an interclass cross-country race in 
which all four classes will take part. There has 
been arranged a dual cross-country race with 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology to be held 
in the fall. These two contests make imperative 
the need for a large sized cross-country squad at 
the beginning of college in September. 



PRIZE SONG CONTEST 
With regret the Committee announce that the 
second trial has ended like the first with no award 
of the prize. The competitors were only four in 



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number, and the character of the songs was the 
same as in the first trial. A much more general 
participation in this contest is desired, and it is 
hoped that the vacation season will bring leisure 
and inspiration for further efforts, and that some 
song may yet come to birth which will be worthy 
to live on the lips of undergraduates and alumni 
and will be accepted by them as a fit expression 
of Bowdoin spirit and ideals. Because this hope 
is still cherished the contest will be continued un- 
til November first. All songs offered in compe- 
tition should be in the hands of Mr. Edward H. 
Wass on or before that date. May some fortu- 
nate hand reach high enough to grasp the prize. 



2Dn tbe Campus 

The following men have been chosen for the 
course in English 9-10 for next year: Elwyn C. 
Gage '14, Alfred E. Gray '14, Leonard H. Gibson 
'14, Richard E. Simpson '14, Paul L. White '14 
and Robert P. Coffin '15. 

C. Brown '14, Simpson '14, Merrill '14, Mac- 
Cormick '15 and Foster '16 attended the North- 
field Conference this year. 

Football practice will begin September 15th. 

Blanket tax dates this fall are Sept. 26, 27, 28. 

The Hon. Harry Clifton Fabyan '93 of Boston 
was marshal of the Commencement procession. 

The pipe used by the Seniors in the Pipe of 
Peace ceremony was unique. It was a beauti- 
fully carved production of black meerschaum and 
amber. On each side of the bowl, in raised fig- 
ures were the numerals 1913, the 19 being on one 
side and the 13 on the other. On the front of the 
bowl was a B, also raised. The stem is of cloudy 
amber and on it about six inches from the bowl 
is carved the Bowdoin Seal. This pipe is the gift 
of a man much interested in the class and will be 
kept as a Class Pipe. 

iResolutions 

As members of the Class of 1903, we wish to 
give public expression to the deep feeling of love 
and veneration with which we regard the mem- 
ory of Henry Leland Chapman, and our sense of 
personal and individual loss in his death. More 
and more do we realize how gently he led us to 
an appreciation of all that is true and noble in 
literature, and through the sweet power of his 
personality illustrated for us the higher and 
nobler qualities in life. At this time when we are 
deprived of his sympathetic understanding, but 
when the assembled alumni are accustomed to ex- 
perience the inspiration of his presence, we be- 
lieve no higher tribute can be paid to the influence 
of his life than is expressed by the ode of his 



beloved Longfellow at the grave of another of 
Bowdoin's teachers, an ode hallowed in memory 
for us by the voice of our teacher and friend: 
"Among the many lives that I have known, 
None I remember more serene and sweet, 
More rounded in itself and more complete, 
Than his, who lies beneath this funeral stone. 
These pines, that murmur in low monotone, 
These walks frequented by scholastic feet, 
Were all his world ; but in this calm retreat 
For him the teacher's chair became a throne. 
With fond affection memory loves to dwell 
On the old days, when his example made 
A pastime of the toil of tongue and pen; 
And now, amid the groves he loved so well 

That naught could lure him from their grate- 
ful shade, 
He sleeps, but wakes elsewhere, for God hath 
said, Amen !" 

Philip G. Clifford, 
Carl W . Smith, 
Clement F. Robinson, 
For the Class of 1903. 



alumni Department 

'98. — Donald B. MacMillan, Peary's former 
aide, is to start from New York in July at the 
head of a party whose purpose is to discover and 
explore the hypothetical arctic continent, known 
as Crocker Land. The most important feature 
of the expedition will be the experimenting in 
wireless telegraphy, from which far-reaching re- 
sults are expected. 

'02. — Dr. Harry Joseph Hunt, of Island Falls, 
Me., has been selected as surgeon for the Mac- 
Millan expedition. He graduated from the Med- 
ical School of Maine in 1905. 

'04. — Rev. John F. Schneider, of Danville, Vt, 
has received a call to the Old South Church, of 
Windsor, Vt. 

'06. — Dr. Charles C. Knowlton has decided to 
locate and practice his profession in his home. 

'09. — William M. Harris, principal in the Good- 
will Farm High School, was the unanimous 
choice of the trustees for president of Westbrook 
Seminary. He was highly recommended by Pres- 
ident Hyde and by State Superintendent of 
Schools Payson Smith. 

'10. — A reasonably complete report of the Class 
has for a second time been published by the secre- 
tary, Harold E. Rowell. The repor^ shows 
thirty-nine members engaged in business, sixteen 
in post-graduate work, and seventeen in teach- 
ing. Robert Hale's interesting letter describing 
his impressions of Oxford appears in the work. 
There is also the report of the treasurer. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XL11I 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, 5LPT. 30, 1913 



NO. 12 




FOOTBALL COACH McCANN 



BOWDOIN 17— N. H. STATE 
Only twice did New Hampshire State College 
threaten the Bowdoin goal in the first game of 
the season for both teams on Whittier Field Sat- 
urday. Bowdoin scored two touchdowns and a 
goal from the field, which, with the two goals 
from touchdowns, made the score lj to o. New 
Hampshire tried forward passes with great suc- 
cess and uncovered a number of formations that 
netted considerable gains, but Bowdoin did not 
uncork a forward pass or trick play of any kind. 
Bowdoin kicked to New Hampshire and a se- 
ries of clever end runs aided by a long forward 
pass carried the ball to the shadow of Bowdoin's 
goal. Weatherill caught New Hampshire's punt 
on his own five-yard line and the danger was 
turned off. 

New Hampshire's best effort came just before 



the close of the first half when Quarterback 
Brackett sent his men around the ends and 
through the line for gain after gain until the 20- 
yard line was reached. Here progress was 
slower, but steady work brought the ball to the 
four-yard line and first down. New Hampshire 
made one on the next down and time was up for 
the half. 

In the second quarter, after Weatherill and 
Foster had made eight yards, Lew Brown skirted 
his own right end for a touchdown. Mountfort 
kicked the goal. 

Bowdoin's second touchdown came in the third 
quarter. Bowdoin carried the ball within ten 
yards of New Hampshire's goal, but the New 
Hampshire line tightened and held, Bowdoin los- 
ing the ball on downs. After three unsuccessful 
attempts at bucking the line, New Hampshire 
punted, but Brewster blocked the kick and Beal 
fell on the ball back of the line. LaCasce kicked 
the goal. 

With only a minute left to play in the last pe- 
riod, Bowdoin had the ball on New Hampshire's 
30-yard line. Coach McCann sent Floyd in to re- 
place LaCasce. Two line plays netted eight yards 
and Floyd drew back for a drop kick, just sending 
the ball over the bar. Time was up immediately 
after the kick. 

Captain Bob Weatherill played a good game 
for Bowdoin, always furnishing his distance 
when called upon. Foster gained ground con- 
sistently, and LaCasce, although he was not 
called upon as often on account of an injured leg, 
was good for substantial ground. Leadbetter was 
shifted from tackle to end during three periods of 
the game, playing his old position of tackle dur- 
ing the third quarter. 

New Hampshire punted but twice during the 
game, attempting a forward pass once in the mid- 
dle of the field on a fourth down, but a poor 
throw gave Bowdoin the ball. Bowdoin was not 
forced to punt once. 



The score: 
BOWDOIN 
Beal, le 
Lewis, It 

Brewster, Chase, lg 
Barry, c 
Moulton, rg 



NEW HAMPSHIRE 

re, Carriveau 

rt, Haines 

rg, Reardon 

c, Murdock 

lg, Bugbee, Dodge 



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Mountfort, Leadbetter, rt It, Thompson, Bowden 
Leadbetter, Hagerman, Wood, re le, Westover 
L. Brown, qb qb, Brackett 

H. Foster, A. Pratt, lhb rhb, Bissell 

LaCasce, Floyd, rhb lhb, Hale, Willand 

Weatherill, fb fb, Woodman 

Score: Bowdoin, 17; New Hampshire State, o. 
Touchdowns, L. Brown, Beal. Goal from field, 
Floyd. Goals from touchdown, Mountfort, La- 
Casce. Referee, Tom Bragg of Bangor. Um- 
pire, Lieut. William D. Frazer of Fort Williams. 
Head Linesman, John D. Clifford of Lewiston. 
Linesmen, Dole '13 and McElwee '16. Time, nine 
minute quarters. 




TRAINER MAGEE 

THE NEW MEN 

At the present writing the Freshman class 
numbers 114, a drop of two men below the record 
set by 1916. This raises the total enrollment of 
the College to 357. The following list of new 
men is partial and unofficial : — Erik Achorn, 
West Newton, Mass. ; Winthrop Bancroft, Brook- 
line, Mass. ; Boyd Wheeler Bartlett, Castine ; 
Fred Oscar Bartlett, Jr., Rockland ; Murray 
Murch Bigelow, South Paris ; Charles Bingham, 
Indianapolis, Ind. ; Leon Warren Babcock, Lew- 
iston ; Edwin Howard Blanchard, Augusta ; Ed- 
ward Henry Bond, Allston, Mass. ; James E. 
Boothby, Dubuque, Iowa ; Russell McLellan 
Boothby, Dubuque, Iowa ; Louis Evans Boutwell, 



Maiden, Mass. ; Clifton Wentworth Bowdoin, 
Dexter; Benjamin Pliny Bradford, Wayne; 
Woodbury Purington Brigham, Roxbury, Mass. ; 
Sydney MacGillvary Brown, New York City; 
Peter Joseph Buhleier, New York City; Donald 
Hugh Burleigh, Augusta ; James Franklin Carter, 
Danforth ; Arthur B. Chapman, Syracuse, N. Y. ; 
Philip Hacker Cobb, Denmark ; George E. Col- 
bath, Dexter ; Raymond Colby, Richmond ; Wil- 
liam Sinclair Cormack, Jr., Newton, Mass. ; Fred- 
erick Jackson Corbett, Boston; Percy Freemont 
Crane, Whiting; Rogers Murdock Crehore, Pea- 
body, Mass. ; Clarence Henry Crosby, Dexter ; 
Boniface Campbell, Westbrook ; Harold Linwood 
Doten, Lewiston; Lafayette Francis Dow, South 
Paris ; Roland Leonard Eaton, Sebasco ; Walter 
Arnold Fenning, Lynn, Mass. ; Robert Newell 
Fillmore, Old Orchard ; Leigh Damon Flynt, Au- 
gusta ; Theodore B. Fobes, Portland ; Earl 
Christy Follett, Davidson ; Clifford Robertson 
Foster, Seattle, Wash. ; William Everett Free- 
man, Bath ; Eugene Merrill Gillespie, Gardiner ; 
Jerry Dempsey Glidden, Presque Isle ; Alex John 
Goodsky, Collinsville, Conn. ; Clarence Leslie 
Gregory, Thomaston ; Frank A. Hazeltine, Pitts- 
field ; Frank Durham Hazelten, Belfast ; Edward 
Humphrey, Woodfords ; Linwood Harry Jones, 
Carmel ; Clarence Mitchell Jordan, South Port- 
land ; Thomas P. Joyce, Gardiner, Mass. ; Henry 
Woodhull Kelley, Bangor; James Calvin Kimball, 
South Bethlehem, Penn. ; Elwyn A. King, North 
Andover, Mass. ; Richard P. Knapp, Jr., Wilton ; 
Paul R. Ladd, Wilburton, Ok.; David A. Lane, 
Jr., Washington, D. C. ; John William Langs, 
Port Huron, Mich. ; Noel Charlton Little, Bruns- 
wick; Carroll A. Lovejoy, Woodfords; Nathaniel 
Upham McConaughy, New Dorp, Staten Island, 
N. Y. ; Paul Hayes Mclntyre, Walnut Hill ; Kirk 
Alexander McNaughton, Kaukauna, Wisconsin ; 
Lawrence Howard Marston, Wiscasset; Ralph 
Reid Melloon, Lowell, Mass. ; Harvey Daniel Mil- 
ler, Bangor; Edward Carleton Moran, Jr., Rock- 
land; Charles Thomas Mullin, Ayer, Mass.; 
Frank Earle Noyes, Topsham; William Percy 
Nute, Wiscasset ; Gilbert Eugene Ogle, Indian- 
apolis, Ind. ; James C. Oliver, South Portland ; 
Henry Weston Owen, Saco; William Earle 
Paine, Hallowell : LeClare Fall Parmenter, 
Woodfords; Charles Walter Pattee, Plymouth, 
N. H. ; Deane S. Peacock, Freeport; William Ray 
Pease, Portland; Donald Ward Philbrick, Skow- 
hegan; Frank E. Phillips, New Haven, Conn.; 
Harry Tiburt Piedra, New York City; Dwight 
Wilson Pierce, Brunswick; Carleton M. Pike, 
Lubec : John Fairbairn Preston, Pawtucket, R. 
I.; Forbes Rickard, Jr., Denver, Col; Stuart In- 
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Ross, Portland; Harold Howard Sampson, Dex- 
ter; Arthur Berton Scott, Waldoboro; James 
Seward, Exeter, N. H. ; Sherman Nelson Shum- 
way, Skowhegan; Charles Louis Silverstein, 
Framingham, Mass.; Sydney Kenneth Skofield, 
Houlton; Charles P. Spalding, Lowell, Mass.; 
Kenneth George Stone, Wellesley, Mass.; Joseph 
Burton Stride, Biddeford; Ralph Bruce Thayer, 
Enfield, Mass.; Daniel Waterman True, Port- 
land; Joseph Walton Tuttle, Jr., Saxonville, 
Mass. ; Isaac Merwyn Webber, Weeks Mills ; Hal 
Saunders White, Indianapolis, Ind. ; Winfield Em- 
mons Wight, Milan, N. H.; Frederick William 
Willey, Carmel; Harold Seba Young, Auburn ; 
Francis Whipple Carll, Waterboro; Judson Gor- 
don Martell, Somerville, Mass.; Harry Edison 
Mason, Cambridge, Mass.; Harry William Wal- 
lace, Hopkington, Mass. ; Raymond Whitney 
Swift, Augusta; Joseph Young Rogers, North 
Anson ; Sidney C. Dalrymple, Medford, Mass. ; 
Harold Elwood Coombs, Portland; Chester C. 
Macguire, Webster, Mass. 

ADMITTED TO JUNIOR STANDING 

Francis H. Bate, Ticonderoga, N. Y. ; John 
Wesley Threlfell, Bangor; Norman Stanford 
Tukey, Somerville, Mass. ; Eugene P. Gordon, 
Brewer. 

ADMITTED TO SPECIAL STANDING 

Edward Myles Balfe, Dorchester, Mass. ; Leo 
Fiancis Creeden, Lewiston; Frederick William 
Maroney, Springfield, Mass.; 1916, Ralph L. Bar- 
rett, East Sumner; 1915, George Cristy, Bath; 
Elisha Pomeroy Cutler, Bangor; William George 
Tacaberry, Lewiston. 



RECEPTION FOR 1917 MEN 
The Y. M. C. A. held its annual reception for 
the entering class Thursday evening in Hubbard 
Hall. The Bowdoin handbooks, or "Freshman 
Bibles," were given to those present. The books 
this year have many improvements in make-up 
and contents which reflect great credit on the 
editor, Arthur S. Merrill '14. The program of 
the evening was as follows : 

The Chairman C. A. Brown '14 

The College Pres. W. D. Hyde 

The Churches -.Rev. E. D. Johnson 

The Alumni J. C. Minot '96 

Athletics. ...:..:. : : J. Magee 

Football Coach McCann 

Associated Students R. D. Leigh '14 

The Y. M. C. A Mr. J. L. McConaughy 

After the speeches there were cheers and the 
singing of Bowdoin songs while refreshments of 
ice-cream, cakes and punch were being served. 



THE BLANKET TAX 

The Blanket Tax this year proved itself a de- 
cided success when practically every man in col- 
lege either paid or asked for an extension of time. 
The collection was made by the Board of Man- 
agers on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the 
sum of $2267.50 was collected. Two hundred 
eighty-eight men paid the tax for the first semes- 
ter, nine men for the whole year, and fifty men 
applied for extension. The results are very grati- 
fying to those who have worked for the success 
of the Blanket Tax, for the actions of the studen 
body seem to assure the future success of the tax 
and the activities which it supports. The appro- 
priations for the various activities are given in 
another column. 



BOWDOIN MEETS WESLEY AN 

Bowdoin meets Wesleyan at Middletown Satur- 
day. Plenty of hard work this week will doubt- 
less be the lot of the candidates and by Saturday 
afternoon, a well-groomed eleven should attempt 
to retrieve the seven to six defeat of last fall. 

No injuries were suffered from last Saturday's 
game, and although no statement has been given 
out thus early in the game, it is thought that the 
lineup will be practically the same as that of last 
Saturday. "King" Pratt and "Brosie" Burns, 
both veterans, did not get into the New Hamp- 
shire game, but it is probable that both will be 
used against Wesleyan. Burns, who returns to 
college after a year's absence, plays guard, and 
Pratt plays the same position. Brewster and 
Moulton, who played guards Saturday, presented 
a strong defense, and opened up wide holes for 
the Bowdoin backs. 

Lew Brown is able to fill "Chuck" Crosby's 
shoes at quarter in a manner pleasing to the most 
ardent Bowdoin man. For the backfield, it is 
hard to make a distinction between the men who 
played Saturday. The loss of Harry Faulkner is 
felt severely. 

Following the game with Wesleyan, Bowdoin 
plays Trinity at Brunswick, the game having been 
transferred here from Portland. Hudson, the 
giant fullback, whom Bowdoin men will remem- 
ber as a star in the dual meet last spring, is cap- 
tain of the Trinity team. 



THE CHAPEL PANEL 



. "The Isaiah of Michael Angelo," which we saw 
being painted last spring by Miss Edna Merritt, 
is at last placed on one of the vacant panels in the 
Chapel. It is the gift of Dr. Frederick H. Ger- 
rish of Portland in memory of the late Professor 
Henry Leland Chapman. 



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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, 
Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 



BOWDOIN PUBLISHING COMPANY 



Alfred E. Gray, 1914 

G. Arthur McWilliams, 1915, 

Philip W. Porritt, 1915, 



Business Manager 
Assistant Manager 
Assistant Manager 



Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII SEPT. 30, 1913 No. 12 

Campus Optimism 

The opening of the college year with its hand- 
shakes and "had a good summer?" effusive wel- 
coming and sheltering of freshmen is always a 
pleasant and enthusiastic period of the year, but 
the few first days just passed have seemed to be of 
a nature which augurs well for the coming months. 
There has seemed to be existent in the spirit of 
the campus an optimism and contagious enthus- 
iasm which before has been not so evident. The 
excellent turnout for football, the systematic and 
evidently successful manner in which the two 
midgets, Coach MCann and Trainer Magee, have 
conducted the practice, the inspiration to the 
squad given by Capt. Weatherill, always the hard- 
est working man on the field, have all contributed 
to cause this. The large entering class and im- 
provements to the buildings have had their share 
in producing this atmosphere. So far so good. 
Let the good work go on. Sooner or later will 
come the moments of discouragement when the 
tendency will be strong to criticise and quit. As 



a student body upholding the traditions of a grand 
old college we must so fortify ourselves with good 
fellowship, sympathy and loyalty that when the 
temptations come, the hammer will be found 
buried and we will stay true to our trust as Bow- 
doin undergraduates. 



John Magee, Trainer 

It was a great pleasure to the student body to 
welcome, on their return to college, the new ath- 
letic trainer, John Magee. From the manner in 
which the football team has been whipped into 
physical condition early in the season and the 
way in which the cross-country squad has been 
handled it is safe to predict that he is just the 
man the student body has so long expressed a de- 
sire to have with us and the athletic council 
should be thanked for their choice. It seems to 
the Orient that such a step as the official recog- 
nition of athletics and the partial payment for the 
services of a man to keep our athletes in good 
physical condition is a wise move. It brings back 
the emphasis to the development of the individual 
physically and has a tendency to bring out more 
prominently, athletics for the good it does one 
than for the sake of victory. Mr. Magee believes 
thoroughly in athletic training for its own sake 
and for every man in college. He fits into our 
system very nicely and with him and our now al- 
most perfect athletic equipment we look to our 
future in this branch of student activity with 
high hopes. 



MEETING FOR FRESHMEN 
This evening at a quarter of eight a meeting 
for Freshmen will be held in the Debating Room, 
Hubbard Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to 
explain the various undergraduate activities and 
how the first year man may get into them. The 
program will be as follows : 

A. S. B. C Leigh '14 

Athletics McWilliams '15 

Track Smith '15 

Dramatics Callahan '14 

Musical Organizations Thompson '14 

Publications MacCormick '15 

Debating Simpson '14 

Y. M. C. A C. Brown '14 

Fraternities Gray '14 

Leigh '14 will preside over the meeting. 



BIBLE STUDY BEGINS 



On next Thursday evening at 7.30 the Y. M. 
C. A. will begin its Bible study work with a meet- 
ing in their room in King Chapel. The speaker 
of the evening will be Rev. Ar,tley B. Parson of 



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the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston. He 
will take as his subject "The Influence of the 
Bible on Modern Life." Mr. Parson is a Har- 
vard '03 man. He studied at the University of 
Michigan and George Washington University and 
at Union Seminary. As Secretary of the Inter- 
national Y. M. C. A. Committee he visited the 
Maine colleges in 1905 and came again in 1910 
with Mr. Mercer. 

The courses this year will be a course for up- 
perclassmen on "The Manhood of the Master" 
and one for Freshmen on "The Freshman's 
Problems." The classes will be held every Sun- 
day under student leaders. 



GYMNASIUM DEDICATION BULLETIN 

A very interesting pamphlet has been issued by 
the college as one of the Bowdoin bulletins. It 
is a complete record of the exercises at the dedi- 
cation of the Gymnasium and the General 
Thomas Worcester Hyde Athletic Building, last 
June. It contains the speeches of Mr. Payson, 
Charles Collens, John S. Hyde, President Hyde, 
Edward Stanwood, Dr. Sargent and Dr. Whit- 
tier, all of which will be remembered as eloquent 
and inspiring. The booklet is well illustrated 
with half tones of the speakers and photographs 
of the new athletic plant. 



C&e iLi&rarp Cable 

There has been recently issued by D. C. Heath 
and Son a neat little addition to the collection of 
books of the "Elder Brother" type, giving advice 
to students entering college. This particular 
volume was compiled by Francis Cummins Lock- 
wood, Professor of English Literature at Alle- 
gheny College and contains articles from the pen 
of President Hyde, President David Starr Jor- 
don, President Eliot, President Meiklejohn, and 
President Hibben, as well as reprints of such 
standard didactic articles as "The Description of 
a Gentleman" by Cardinal Newman. There are 
two articles by President Hyde. One is entitled 
An Address to Freshmen and deals with the prob- 
lems of choice and attitudes that the entering 
classmen have to decide. The other is entitled A 
Poisonous Phrase and was delivered by him at 
Sunday chapel service last winter at Bowdoin. 
From cover to cover the book is filled with practi- 
cal suggestions to all undergraduates both seniors 
and freshmen and leads also to considerations of 
a deep moral and ethical nature. Aside from the 
two selections by President Hyde which are very 
applicable to conditions here there is a short ar- 
ticle by President Jordan entitled The After Self 
which every young man should read if he has not 



yet done so, or heard Dr. Jordan deliver the 
thought in the form of a speech. This volume 
should serve as valuable "outside reading" book 
to supplement the Y.M.C.A. Handbook in the in- 
evitable Freshman course of getting accustomed 
to the new environment. _-« 



4Uu& and Council Speettnffg 

The Athletic Council met last Friday, Sept. 
26th, and several important matters were dis- 
cussed. With the approval of the Faculty, 
three games of baseball, instead of two, will be 
played with each Maine college, provided such 
an arrangement does not interfere with the other 
State games. A cross-country race, to come off 
Oct. 1 8th, has been arranged between the Fresh- 
man class and Maine Central Institute. Dr. 
Copeland, (chairman), Dr. Little and Dr. Whit- 
tier were appointed a committee to select a cut 
of a polar bear as Bowdoin' s Athletic symbol. 
It was also decided that in the future there will 
be a standard letter for each sport, and that a 
certificate will be given with each letter. 

At a meeting of the new and old boards of 
managers held in Hubbard Hall on June 18, 1913, 
the following officers were elected: Secretary, E. 
R. Elwell; Asst. Treasurer, A. H. MacCormick. 
Appropriations for the season of 1913-1914 were 
made as follows : 

♦Football $1500 

Baseball 1000 

Track IO oo 

Tennis 160 

Bowdoin Pub. Co 100 

Debating Council 150 

fFencing 75 

Y. M. C. A 175 

Band u 

Student Council 75 

Total $4345 

*$ioo more to be appropriated later if needed 
and if available (if Fencing does not qualify to 
play in the finals in New York). 

fWith $75 more if the team qualifies to play in 
the finals in New York. 

A meeting of the Maine Intercollegiate Base- 
ball Managers was held last Saturday in Water- 
ville. The following officers were elected : — 
O'Connell of Bates, President; Elwell of Bow- 
doin, Vice-President; Carpenter of Colby, Secre- 
tary ; Goodwin of Maine, Treasurer. It was pro- 
posed to have a baseball schedule of three games 
with each Maine college. Bates, Colby and Bow- 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



doin were in favor, and Maine was opposed. The 
measure did not go through. Other matters of 
schedule were discussed. 

At a meeting of the Press Club at the Psi Up- 
silon House Thursday afternoon, D. K. Merrill 
'15 was elected chairman and Thomas H. Riley, 
Jr., '03 was chosen secretary and treasurer. The 
members are: Lippincott '10, Eaton '14, Merrill 
'15, MacCormick '15, Lord '16, Sayward '16, Bur- 
leigh '17 and Flynt '17. The papers represented 
are: Boston Globe, Portland Evening Express- 
Advertiser, Portland Sunday Telegram, Kenne- 
bec Journal, Boston Post, Bangor News, Bangor 
Commercial, Portland Eastern Argus, Lewiston 
Sun, Lewiston Journal, Christian Science Moni- 
tor, and Boivdoin Orient. The headquarters of 
the club are in North Appleton. At the first meet- 
ing, Norton '13, secretary and treasurer last year, 
addressed the members. 



©n ttje Campus 

Welcome, 1917. 

McKinnon '15 is "ye bell ringer" for the pres- 
ent. 

Official millinery for the Freshmen is still un- 
changed in style. 

Boutwell e.i--'i6 and Bancroft ex-16 have re- 
turned to college this fall. 

Verrill '15 is announcer to the press tepresen- 
tatives at the football games. 

George '16 was operated on for appendicitis at 
his home in Thomaston September 20. 

"Brosie" Burns ex-'i^ has returned to college 
after a year's absence and is out for football. 

The candidates for assistant manager of foot- 
ball are : Littlefield, Garland, Kelley, Noble, 
Crossman, all 1916. 

Eaton '14 will not return until November I. 
During his absence, Thompson '14 is acting proc- 
tor in South Winthrop. 

A large cross-country squad is out daily under 
Coach Magee. Capt. Tarbox has not yet returned 
to college, but is expected soon. 

For the first time in the history of the college, 
all the rooms in the dormitories have been signed 
in, but a number are occupied by only one man. 

Among the men who did not return to college 
are: Jim Parsons '16, Lull '16, Clark '16, Poore 
'16, Hayward '16, Hazeltine '16 and Faulkner '15. 

The following men are out for the Orient 
Board: — Morrill '16, and Dalrymple, Philbrick, 
Lormack, King, Blanchard, Stone, Crehore and 
Brown, all 1917. 

Among the alumni who have been on the cam- 
pus during the past few days are: Partridge 'n, 
Miller '13, Cushing '13, Dole '13, Smith '12, Mc- 



Murtrie '13, Norton '13, Douglas '13, Morrill '10, 
Bridgham '04, Donnell '05 and White '05. 

The fraternity stewards for the present year 
are as follows: Alton Lewis '15, Beta Theta Pi; 
Alfred E. Gray '14, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Sam- 
uel W. Chase '14, Delta Upsilon; Harold C. Som- 
ers '15, Kappa Sigma; Earl F. Wilson '14, Psi 
Upsilon; Sumner L. Mountfort '14, Theta Delta 
Chi; Harold H. Hayes '14, Zeta Psi; Raymond H. 
Larrabee '16, Bowdoin Club. 



mitb ttje JFacuItp 

The complete list of changes in ihe academic 
faculty follows: 

New members — (ieorge Roy El.ioti, Ph.D., 
Henry Leland Chapman Prolei-sor of English lit- 
erature; Leo. D. iVIcClean, instructor in econ- 
omics and sociology; Alexander Fredeiick Bruce 
Clark, A.M., instructor in modern languages. 

Promotions — Orren Chalmer Hormell, A.M., 
from assistant professor of history to professor of 
history ai d goveri mtnt; James Lukens McCon- 
aughy, Ph.D., fiom ashistani piofessor of educa- 
tion ai.d secretary of the t hristian Association of 
professor of education and Kngbsh and secretary 
of the Christian Association; Alfred Otto Gross, 
Ph.D., from instructor in biology to assistant 
professor of biology. 

On leave of absence — Fret'er.c Willis Brown, 
Ph.D., professor of modern languages: 'Wilmot 
Brookings Mitchell, profes-or of ihetoric and 
oratory. 

Resigned —Joseph Stancliffe Davis, A.B., in- 
structor in economics and sociology. 

Died — Henry I. eland Chapman, D. D. 



CDe SOttjer Colleges 

The University of Washington baseball team 
has nearly completed a two months tour of Japan. 

Five hundred and fifty-five students attended 
thue evening classes in academic subjects at the 
University of Cincinnati last year. 

Williams College is attempting to raise an en- 
dowment fund of two million dollars. The sum 
of $616,000 has already been secured during the 
spring and summer. 

Technology, the last of the New England insti- 
tutions to resume work, opened Monday with an 
especially large enrollment of graduate students. 

The first of the underclass contests, held at 
Tufts on Monday, was in the form of a wrestling 
match, in which fifty-one Freshmen and an equal 
number of Sophomores contested. 

Kappa Theta, a strong local fraternity at Mas- 
sachusetts Institute of Technology, was installed 



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99 



Saturday as Beta Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta 
Pi fraternity. 

A prominent Seattle business man has donated 
$75,000 toward the erection of a new athletic 
stadium and gymnasium at the University of 
Washington. 

The first fatality of the year in college football 
occurred Wednesday, September 24, in a game 
between Holy Cross and Norwich University, 
when Verner S. Belyea of the latter team suf- 
fered a broken spine, from which he died two 
days later. 

Delta Delta Fraternity of Williams College was 
recently installed as Delta Delta Chapter of Psi 
Upsilon. This increases the number of active 
chapters of Psi Upsilon to twenty-four. 

The University of Michigan has twenty-seven 
alumni in Congress. 

A committee at Brown University has drawn 
up a tentative set of rules to govern the pledging 
of Freshmen. The plan calls for the formation 
of an inter-fraternity council, to be made up of 
one representative from at least fifteen of the 
twenty societies, which shall have a general over- 
sight of fraternity matters and shall supervise 
the "rushing" and pledging of Freshmen. This 
council shall name some date, early in the second 
semester, previous to which no society may 
pledge any men. It is further provided that no 
Freshmen shall be eligible for membership in a 
fraternity who has not successfully passed at 
least twelve semester hours of college work. 



Resolutions 

IN MEM0RIAM. 

Rev. Samuel Richard Smiley died at St. Lam- 
bert, Province of Quebec, Canada, May 3, 1913, 
after an illness of over a year. His classmates 
of the Class of 1894, gathered in Brunswick at 
their 19th reunion wish to give public expression 
of our heartfelt sorrow at this, the third death 
among our number. 

In undergraduate days, Brother Smiley is re- 
membered as a mature and earnest man, of sim- 
ple tastes and quiet demeanor; yet enjoying to 
the full every aspect of our college life, warmly 
interested in all pertaining to Bowdoin and the 
personal friend of every one of us. He had never 
been present with us at class, reunion ; hence few 
have had opportunity to meet him since gradua- 
tion; but he gave cordial support to our -under-: 
takings, and his loyalty to class and classmates 
never wavered. 

We take pride in the name he has left behind 
him as an efficient worker in his chosen field; in 



the respect and love of the communities where he 
labored (Lisbon Centre, N. Y., Colebrook and 
Penacook, N. H.) and in the heroism and Chris- 
tian fortitude shown by him as the victim of a 
most painful malady which baffled medical science 
to the very end. 
Signed, 

Frank H. Knight, 

Geo. C. DeMott, 

W. F. Allen, 

H. E. Andrews, 

R. H. Baxter, 

William Widgery Thomas, 

C. M. Leighton, 

Norman McKinnon. 



alumni Department 

'58. — At the age of seventy-six, and after fifty- 
four years' practice at law, William W. Abbott 
of Watertown, died May 19th in his law office at 
Boston. 

Mr. Abbott was born in Norridgewock, Me., 
Sept. 11, 1836, the son of Hon. John S. Abbott, at 
one time Attorney-General of Maine. He was 
graduated from Bowdoin in 1858, receiving the 
degree of A.M., as well as A.B. 

He was admitted to the Maine bar in 1859, and 
to the Massachusetts bar sixteen years latei. He 
was also a member of the New York bar and per- 
mitted to practice before the United States Su- 
preme Court. 

After practicing for thirty years in New York, 
he went twelve years ago to Boston, where he has 
been associated with his brother, John E. Abbott, 
town counsel of Watertown. 

Bowdoin indeed regrets the loss of another one 
of her successful graduates. 

'66. — Rev. George W. Kelley has recently is- 
sued a collection of poems entitled Songs of Re- 
membrance, which from their content are of spe- 
cial interest to Bowdoin men. 

'76. — Charles Davis Jameson, Mem. Am. Soc. 
C. E., American Red Cross Engineer, recently 
published a preliminary report on River, Lake, 
and Land Conservancy in Portions of the Prov- 
inces of Auhui and Kiangsu, North of the Yang- 
tsze River. 

'jj. — Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary has just 
been made a grand officer of the Legion of Honor 
by President Poincare at Paris. 

'81. — After a record of nineteen years of 
achievement at the South End in Boston, William 
I. Cole has departed to fill the newly created 
chair of Sociology at Wheaton College. His 
greatest work has undoubtedly been the South 
End Improvement Society — a live factor in civic 



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betterment. His whole experience, however, has 
included nearly every phase of settlement work in 
America. Mr. Cole has established healthful 
sports for the youths, given them a taste for the 
arts, and provided vocational education. Along 
with these improvements, milk stations, baby 
clinics, district doctors, and the Municipal Recre- 
ation League have received an impetus. 

Although Boston will experience a tremendous 
loss, yet Wheaton will make a great gain. Bow- 
doin is proud not only of Mr. W. I. Cole, but also 
of Rev. S. V. Cole '74, tne president of Wheaton 
College. 

'89. — William M. Emery has recently compiled 
A Genealogy of the Grinnell Family, with Some 
Account of Allied Families, for Mrs. George S. 
Bowdoin, of New York City. The work is a fin- 
ished and scholarly production, attesting well Mr. 
Emery's expert ability as a genealogist. 

'91. — The degree of Doctor of Ophthamolology 
which originated at Oxford University, England, 
several years ago, was conferred for the first time 
by an American institution at the annual com- 
mencement exercises of the University of Colo- 
rado when Dr. George F. Libby, of Denver, re- 
ceived the degree. Dr. Libby is a native of Port- 
land and a graduate of Bowdoin Medical School, 
class of 1891. He has been located in Colorado 
since 1900, and in his department is one of the 
most successful specialists in the city of Denver. 

'99. — Drew B. Hall of Somerville, Mass., has 
been elected president of the Massachusetts Li- 
brary Club for the year 1913-14. He has recently 
had the pleasure of moving the collection under 
his charge into one of the most attractive library 
buildings in the State and one which bears evi- 
dence of his own careful planning in many of its 
details. 

'06.— William F. Finn, on March 10th, became 
the proud father of a daughter, Elizabeth by 
name. He is located in Seattle, Wash., where he 
is doing very well in the insurance business. 

'01. — Mr. George L. Lewis, of the Westfield 
Athenaeum, is the treasurer of the Massachusetts 
Library Club. 

Since the close of college last June many of our 
alumni have married. An arrangement of the 
marriages by classes follows: 

'01. — Mr. George L. Lewis of Westfield, Mass., 
Miss Frances F. Bell of Granby, Mass., June 10, 
1913, at Granby, Mass. 

'03. — Mr. Selden Osgood Martin, Cambridge, 
Mass., Miss Ethel Jenney, Flint, Mich., June io, 
1913, at Flint, Mich. 

'03.— Dr. Joseph Randall Ridlon, Ridley Park, 
Pa., Miss Agnes Elizabeth Pyke, July 2, 1913, 
New York City. 



'04. — Dr. James F. Cox, Bangor, Me., Miss 
Mary Christine Burns, Bangor, Me., Sept. 19, 
1913, at Bangor, Me. 

'06. — Mr. Henry Phillyss Boody, Kents Hill, 
Me., Miss Myrtle Blackwood, Cumberland Mills, 
Me., Aug. 1, 1913, at Cumberland Mills, Me. 

'07. — Dr. Erastus Eugene Holt, Jr., Portland, 
Me., Miss Adelaide Frances Munsey, Dresden, 
Me., Sept. 5, 1913, at Dresden, Me. 

'07. — Mr. Wadleigh Bean Drummond, Port- 
land, Me., Miss Lida Merriman Chenery, Port- 
land, Me., Sept. 23, 1913, at Portland, Me. 

'09. — Dr. Ezra Ralph Bridge, Skowhegan, Me., 
Miss Marion Douglass Volk, New York City, 
Sept. 17, 1913, at Center Lovell, Me. 

'09. — Mr. John West Manter, Readfield, Me., 
Miss Mary Eleanor Berry, Vassalboro, Me., July 
2, 1913, at No. Vassalboro, Me. 

'10. — Mr. Charles A. Cary, Brooklyn, N. Y., 
Miss Frances D. Campbell, Cherryfield, Me., 
Sept. 2, 1913, at Cherryfield, Me. 

'10. — Mr. William Stewart Guptill, Hartland, 
Me., Miss Ruth Lelia Weatherbee, Lincoln, Me., 
June 30, 1913, at Lincoln, Me. 

'10. — Rev. Edgar Crossland, So. Acton, Mass., 
Miss Alice Newman Maclntyre, So. Acton, June 

25, 1913, at So. Acton. 

'10. — Mr. John Leland Crosby, Quincy, Mass., 
Miss Britomarte Emerson, Bangor, Me., June 3, 
1913, at Bangor. 

'10. — Mr. William Elbridge Atwood, Hebron, 
Me., Miss Viola May Dixon, Portland, Me., June 

26, 1913, at Portland, Me. 

'10. — Mr. William Proctor Newman, Miss Ger- 
trude Bernice Soper, Bar Harbor, Me., July 9, 
1913, at Bar Harbor, Me. 

'13. — Mr. John Albert Slocum, Albany, N. Y., 
Miss Jennie Estelle Olmstead, Niagara Falls, N. 
Y., Aug. 4, 1913, at Niagara Falls, N. Y. 

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE 

College of Law 

Located in Bangor, maintains a tluee years' course. 
Ten resident instructors and three non-resident 
lecturers. Tuiiion $70 a year; diploma fee only 
nther charge. 
For Bulletin, address 

Dean W. E. WALZ, Bangor, Me 

MEDICAL SCHOOL OF MAINE 
Bowdoin College 

ADDISON S. THAYER, Dean 
10 Deerlng Street Portland, Main* 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, OCTOBER 7, 1913 



NO. 13 



WESLEYAN 13— BOWDOIN 7 

In a game full of sensations, misplays, brilliant 
long runs and missed punts Wesleyan won from 
Bowdoin last Saturday by two touchdowns to 
Bowdoin's one. Despite the many features caused 
by end runs and misplays there was displayed a 
great deal of high class straight football by both 
teams. The two elevens were well matched. 
Wesleyan's line was considerably heavier than 
ours and presented a defense through which the 
best plunges of Bob Weatherill, Herb Foster and 
Brigham could not penetrate consistently. In 
backfield work both quartets were about equal. 
At ends the Bowdoin men were outplayed by the 
opposing linemen. In fact Wesleyan's attack was 
mainly one of long end runs. The forward passes 
which they have used so successfully in the past 
were for the most part ineffectual. Out of about 
fourteen attempts only four were successful. 
Foster for Bowdoin uncovered a hitherto un- 
known ability for solving these plays and him- 
self frustrated seven attempts. Three times he 
caught the pass himself and twice ran through a 
broken field across the goal line, each time a dis- 
tance of eighty yards. The second of these touch- 
downs, however, did not count as one of his over- 
anxious teammates galloping in his wake inter- 
fered with a pursuing Middletown player, cost- 
ing the '"White" a heavy penalty and the game. 
The third return was made with a Wesleyan at- 
tempt to score on the pass. Herb brought this 
one out a good fifteen yards from our goal and 
danger. 

During the first half there was no scoring by 
either side. Once Wesleyan got the ball down to 
the last chalk mark, but the Bowdoin defense stif- 
fened and the home team was held for downs. 
Aside from this one crisis the two periods were 
spent in discovering the weak points of defense 
on either side. Lew Brown sent the Bowdoin 
plunging backs into the line but soon discovered 
that no consistent gains could be made in this di- 
rection. A forward pass was attempted by Bow- 
doin in the second quarter and was successful, 
Lew receiving the ball himself. A number of 
quarterback runs netted Bowdoin yardage but the 
ball was never within dangerous proximity of 
either goal except at the time already mentioned. 

During this half Wesleyan attempted forward 



passes but they did not meet with much success. 
Lewis punted several times and aside from the 
first kick which was blocked, he did a very credit- 
able job. His punts were high and long. 

The second half opened with Wesleyan kicking 
off to Bowdoin. The ball was lost to the oppo- 
nents after a few rushes and Wesleyan carried 
the sphere well down towards Bowdoin's goal in 
a number of end runs and line plunges. Bowdoin 
stiffened and it seemed as if it was to be the same 
old story of a see-saw battle with probably no 
scoring by either side, when Wesleyan tried once 
more her pet play, the forward pass. The ball 
sailed beautifully into the arms of a white-stock- 
inged player and before the grandstands could 
recognize who it was he was off down the field 
for an eighty-five yard sprint for a touchdown. 
As Foster crossed the line the nearest man to him 
was a Bowdoin end. 

Leadbetter kicked an easy goal. Bowdoin then 
settled down to a defensive game. There was no 
more scoring in the quarter. 

At the beginning of the last period, Wesleyan 
seemed again to threaten Bowdoin's goal and 
again the ball was hurled from Capt. Eustis's 
arms to an expectant end. But Foster was there 
to catch it and he was off again down the field, 
this time working his way by side-stepping, whirl- 
ing and the straight arm, not being caught until 
he squatted with the ball under the goal posts. 
But here came the tragic sequel of the penalty for 
interference and it was Bowdoin's ball on Wes- 
leyan's twenty yard line. A few line plays were 
unsuccessful. Floyd was sent in to try a drop 
kick but the ball went wide of the mark. 

But the end was not yet. The ball was worked 
back into the center of the field. Wesleyan was 
forced to kick. Brown playing close for fear of 
the ever-probable forward pass had to run back 
to receive the high spiral and failed to get under 
it. Hallock, a Wesleyan end, pounced on it and 
was downed on Bowdoin's one yard line. On the 
next play Slocum went over for Wesleyan's first 
touchdown. Eustis kicked a goal. 

With a few minutes left to play both teams 
were determined to avoid a tie score. Deetjen, 
Wesleyan's tall, speedy fullback, was given the 
ball for a succession of end runs, Bowdoin's weak 
point of defense, and in a series of brilliant 



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dashes he carried the ball to Bowdoin's goal line 
where it was pushed over for the second Wes- 
leyan touchdown. The goal was missed. 

Aside from the scoring plays there was little 
to indicate that either team had the advantage. 
In the first half of the game Wesleyan kept the 
ball in Bowdoin territory, but in the second half 
Bowdoin gained considerable ground by end runs 
and two well executed forward passes. 

Bowdoin's line from tackle to tackle played a 
steady game against worthy opponents. Lew 
Brown at quarter ran the team well and gained 
ground several times by brilliant end runs. 
Weatherill was very strong on defense, tackling 
hard and sure, never missing his man. Brigham 
made a very good showing in his initial appear- 
ance in a Bowdoin uniform. Foster played the 
best game of his career on defense, tackling hard 
and covering both sides of the line. 

It was a game well worth seeing, with two good 
teams pitted against each other. Coach McCann 
was not at all pessimistic over the showing made 
by his men. The treatment at the hands of the 
Wesleyan management was excellent. 

The lineup and summary : 
WESLEYAN BOWDOIN 

Hallock, le re, Stone (Beal) 

Wilcox (Gordon), It rt, Leadbetter 

Steeb, lg rg, Mountfort 

Hingeley (Stark), c c, Barry 

Allison (Mittell), rg lg, L. Pratt (Burns) 

Nourse (Keenan), rt It, Lewis 

E. Eustis, re le, Beal (A. Pratt) 

Mackenzie (Slocum),qb qb, Brown 

Newhall (Capt. Eustis), lhb 

rhb, Foster (Floyd) 
Francis, rhb lhb. Brigham 

Capt. Eustis (Deetjen, Mackenzie), fb 

fb, Weatherill (capt.) 

Score, Wesleyan 13, Bowdoin 7. Touchdowns, 
Slocum, Deetjen, Foster. Goals from touch- 
downs, Capt. Eustis, Leadbetter. Umpire, Green 
(Harvard). Referee, Marshall (Harvard). 
Linesman, Davis (Wesleyan). Time, 12-minute 
quarters. 



HEBRON 35— BOWDOIN 2nd 

The Big Green team of Hebron outplayed the 
Bowdoin Second in practically every department 
of the game at Hebron Saturday and got away 
with five touchdowns and five goals. The prep 
school men outweighed the collegians and were 
much speedier on the heavy field. Hebron used 
a formation which netted big gains around the 
ends, Nadeau and Donegan being the bright 
stars on the offensive. Capt. Allen of Hebron 



was strong on both the offensive and defensive 
and his end of the line was practically impregna- 
ble. Colbath made good gains on skin-tackle 
plays at first but was slowed up by an injured leg 
and the second team resorted to open work. A 
number of forward passes were tried, one being 
successful and good for 20 yards. Capt. Man- 
nix played a splendid defensive game and once 
nearly got away for a touchdown after running 
a fumble back 45 yards. 

Hebron got their first touchdown in the first 
few minutes of play after the time-honored shoe- 
string play had failed to work. 

The lineup and summary : 
HEBRON BOWDOIN SECOND 

Lambert, Jones, le 

re, Wood, Hagerman, MacCormick 
Capt. Allen, It rt, Moulton 

Andrews, Blake, lg rg, Brewster, 'Chase 

Greeley, Blake, c c, Stone 

Thomas, Gallant, rg lg, Haseltine 

Jordan, rt rt, Chase, Rawson 

Moore, Damm, re 

le, Foster, McConaughy, Hagerman 
Campbell, James, Small, qb 

qb, Mannix, MacCormick 
Jones, Donegan, lhb rhb, Chapman, Badger 

Nadeau, Small, rhb lhb, Dyar 

Saunders, Leclaire, fb fb, Colbath 

Score : Hebron 35, Bowdoin Second o. Touch- 
downs, Nadeau 2, Campbell 1, Donegan 1, Jones 
1. Goals from touchdown, Nadeau 3, Small 2. 
Time, 4 nine-minute periods. Referees, Cross, 
Joy. Umpire, Fairclough. Head linesman. Hut- 
ton ; linesmen, Palmer and MacDonald. 



SOPHOMORES WIN FIRST GAME 

After seven and one-half innings replete with 
good, bad, and indifferent baseball, the Sopho- 
mores triumphed over the Freshmen Saturday 
morning on the Delta by a score of 6 to 3. The 
Sophomores took the initiative in run-getting by 
sending a man over the plate in the second inning, 
and by adding three more tallies in the third and 
fourth innings, obtained a commanding lead, 
which they increased by two more runs in the 
sixth. 

Bradford, the 191 7 twirler, pitched well, keep- 
ing the hits fairly well scattered, and glaring mis- 
plays at critical instances on the part of his team- 
mates were responsible for half of the Sophomore 
runs. Fraser, who was in the box for the Sophs, 
pitched air-tight ball until the seventh inning, 
striking out eight men and holding his opponents 
down to one run and three hits. In the seventh, 
however, the Freshmen attacked his shoots and 



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slants viciously, and batted in two runs with 
three singles, a two and a three bagger. At this 
point rain put an end to the game. 

For the Sophomores, McElwee and Kelley 
played brilliantly both at the bat and in the field, 
and Merrill, Greeley and Larrabee uncorked some 
fine stickwork. Nute with two singles and Brad- 
ford with a screaming three base hit were the 
headliners with the bat for the Freshmen, and 
Captain Carll and Marston played a steady all- 
around game. 

The score : 



SOPHOMORES 



bh 



po 
1 
2 

4 
2 

3 



Larrabee, 2b 
Kelley, 3b 
W. Olson, ib 
McElwee, ss 
Knight, cf 
U. Merrill, If 
Greeley, rf 
Noble, rf 
Churchill, c 
Fraser, p 

Totals 



FRESHMEN 

bh po a e 

Ladd, 3b 1 o 1 2 

Humphrey, 3b 0000 

Phillips, cf 0000 

Marston, ib 1800 

Bradford, p I I 4 2 

Peacock, ss 1 1 I 1 

Carll, c 1320 

Langs, 2b 1 2 2 1 

Wight, If 0100 

Nute, rf 2200 

Totals 8 18 10 6 

Innings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 

Sophomores o 1 2 I 2 — 6 

Freshmen '. o o o o o 1 2 — 3 

Runs made, by Larrabee, Kelley 2, Olson, Mer- 
rill 2, Phillips, Bradford, Peacock. Two-base 
hits, McElwee, Larrabee, Langs. Three-base hit, 
Bradford. Stolen bases, Kelley, McElwee, Mer- 
rill, Greeley, Carll. Struck out, by Fraser 8, by 
Bradford 4. Sacrifice hit, Phillips. Left on bases, 
Sophomores 6, Freshmen 4. Hit by pitched ball, 
McElwee. Wild pitch, Bradford. Passed balls, 
Churchill, Carll 2. Umpire, Neal Tuttle '14. 
Time, ih. 25m. 



THE TRINITY GAME 

In the game with Trinity at Brunswick next 
Saturday, Bowdoin will run up. against one of the 
best small college teams in the country. A team 
that is said to have the best small college coaching 
system, Trinity has always had a wonderful or- 
ganization and Bowdoin's work Saturday must 
be of the best in order to win. 

Hudson, Trinity's captain, is rated as one of 
the best plunging backs in the country. He made 
the team his Freshman year and was placed at 
fullback on Walter Camp's second all-American 
eleven. Since that time he has won at least hon- 
orable mention. Bowdoin men who have played 
against him remember his line-bucking tactics. 
One of the veterans recently said, ''Hudson is 
the worst man I ever had to tackle." 

It is in Hudson that the center of Trinity's cen- 
ter of attack and defense is laid. In Saturday's 
game with Worcester Polytechnic, which Trinity 
won by the score of 48 to o, Trinity displayed 
nothing but old-fashioned football, and it is 
thought that this will be the case with Bowdoin. 

The Trinity game is the only college game in 
the state for Oct. 11 and it is thought that a large 
number of football enthusiasts will journey to 
Brunswick to see the contest. It is the first time 
that Trinity's football team has ever entered the 
state. Bleachers are being erected opposite the 
grandstand to accommodate the overflow. 

Bowdoin's ends will be given the greatest at- 
tention of any part of the team during this week's 
practice. In Saturday's game with Wesleyau, 
Wesleyan made its longest and most consistent 
gains around both ends, while through the line 
and with the forward pass, the Middletown col- 
lege was practically helpless. 

Although the last game was a defeat, Bowdoin 
supporters have reason to feel confident that the 
team will be in far better shape by next Saturday 
and that by the time of the Maine series a nicely 
trained eleven will be ready for the whistle. 

Fitzgerald, who played a number of games last 
year both at half and end, is back on the squad, 
and although he was not in condition for the last 
game, next Saturday will probably see him 
against Trinity. Moulton is ineligible until No- 
vember, but it is hoped that he will be able to 
play in at least some of the Maine games. In 
the backfield, Captain Weatherill, Foster and 
Brigham all played in fine style Saturday, while 
Foster in particular shone in both offensive and 
defensive work. Mountfort's work at guard was 
the cause of comment and it is thought that he 
will prove a stumbling block for Trinity's plung- 
ing backs next Saturday. 



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Vol. XLIII OCTOBER 7, 1913 No. 13 

The First Defeat 

It has come. The first early season defeat. 
But, take notice, those who have been watching 
the team from the inside are not discouraged, are 
hardly disappointed. The task of making a Bow- 
doin team this year is a big one. It requires gen- 
ius and it requires time. If there is any man 
that can give us the team we are looking for it 
is Coach Tom McCann working with Trainer Ma- 
gee. The loss to Wesleyan seemed hard, indeed, 
it was conditional with so many "ifs," but it is 
through such experiences that weaknesses are 
found and the team is rounded into shape. This 
is no time to commence criticism. Just trust and 
wait ! 



More Cheering 

It is early yet to expect good concerted cheer- 
ing and singing but an effort must be made at 
once to develop this branch of our college activ- 
ity. At the New Hampshire State game the ex- 



hibition in the grandstand was poor. The team 
was cheered when they were winning and a pall 
of silence fell over the crowd when the ball ap- 
proached our goal line. When it looks dark for 
old Bowdoin, when the visitors are driving our 
men back, then if ever comes the need for the 
best our lungs can utter, that our sturdy warriors 
may know we are behind them. Next Saturday 
we meet Trinity, a foe Worthy of our best metal, 
a rival of growing importance. Let the ninety- 
five per cent, of the students whose loyalty for the 
College can be expressed for the time only by 
cheering do their work well. Let's have our 
cheering better organized with a song leader and 
songs, and assistant cheer leaders. Lets everyone 
of us get in and yell. 



THE OTHER TEAMS 

Although the season is yet too young to make 
any estimate even more than fairly accurate, 
some comparison can be made of the work of the 
Maine college elevens. By holding Yale to the 
score of to o at New Haven last Saturday, 
Maine surprised even her most ardent supporters 
and Maine stock has taken a decided brace as a 
result. But at the same time, it should not be for- 
gotten that Maine made first down but once and 
that the Yale goal line was practically out of 
danger at all times. Maine's punts were short. 
Fumbles were the cause of Yale's failure to score, 
according to newspaper reports of the game. 
In the Maine lineup there were eight veterans 
Saturday, — Murray, Sawyer, Baker, Gulliver, 
Ruffner, Martin, Donahue and Cobb. Maine 
used new men at both ends and at left half, and 
substituted four times. Maine plays Rhode Is- 
land State next Saturday. 

The Colby team that defeated Brown earlier in 
the season was bewildered by the clever system 
of forward passes and line plays that Dartmouth 
offered. Colby has Fraser and Lowney in the 
backfield, the two men who proved Colby's great- 
est assets in the Bowdoin-Colby game last year. 
In Captain Dacey at left tackle, Colby has a 
strong man, both for breaking up plays and for 
opening up holes for offense. 

Bates made first down but once against Har- 
vard Saturday, that once being on an on-side kick 
that netted 35 yards. Bates was defeated 14 to o, 
and although Harvard beat Maine 34 to o it is not 
safe to say that Bates has a stronger team than 
Maine, for Harvard used a number of second 
string men Saturday and played a conservative 
game throughout. Bates made eight substitutions. 
Next Saturday Bates plays Exeter. In last year's 
game Bates was beaten 6 to 0. 



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ANNIE TALBOT COLE LECTURER 

It has been announced that the Annie Talbot 
Cole lecturer this year will be Alfred Noyes, the 
young English poet who was recently mentioned 
for the poet laureateship of England. The dates 
of the lectures and the subjects which Mr. Noyes 
will take have not yet been announced. He is 
going to lecture at Harvard on "The Sea in Eng- 
lish Poetry." The trip to America which Mr. 
Noyes took last year was his first trip outside of 
England. He is an Oxford graduate and rowed 
on the crew there, his athletic prowess and manli- 
ness being the popular subject for many magazine 
articles. While at Oxford he began to publish 
poetry and since then he has made his living by 
his writings. He asserts that writing poetry is a 
plain, every-day task. Mr. Noyes is very fond of 
the sea as a theme and is also a great exponent of 
universal peace, a subject on which he lectured in 
this country last year. He is best known as the 
author of many lyrics, "The Barrel Organ," 
"Forty Singing Seamen," and others. Lately he 
has been writing dramas in blank verse. His last 
work is "Tales of the Mermaid Tavern." 



FIRST COLLEGE PREACHER 

The first College Preacher of the year, Charles 
Reynolds Brown, D.D. , will- speak next Sunday 
morning at the Church on the Hill and at after- 
noon chapel. He will also be present at the 
Young People's meeting in the Vestry at 7.15. 
Dr. Brown received an A. B. from the University 
of Iowa in 1883, A.M. in 1886, and S.T.B. from 
Boston University in 1899. He was pastor of 
the First Congregational church of Oakland, Cal. 
from 1896 to 191 1 and since then has been Dean 
of the Divinity School of Yale University. He 
has been special lecturer at Leland Stanford, Jr., 
Yale, Cornell, and Columbia. He is the author 
of numerous books and has been a popular Col- 
lege Preacher at Bowdoin in past years. 



FALL TENNIS TOURNAMENT 

The fall tennis tournament, for bringing out 
new material for the team next spring, is now go- 
ing on. The matches are posted on the Chapel 
bulletin board and the management desires that 
the matches be played off as soon as possible. 
Balls can be procured from Manager MacCor- 
mick. Two sets out of three will decide the 
match, except in the finals which requires three 
sets out of five. Those who have entered are as 
follows: Eaton '15, Hall '16, Head '16, Pierce 
'17, Card '15, N. Little '17, Nason '14, Rickard 
'17, Larrabee '16, Greeley '16, Ogle '17, Smith 
'15, Flynt '17, D. White '16, Woodman '16, Mer- 



rill '16, Wilson '14, McCargo '14, Thompson '15, 
Boardman '16, Wing '15, Parsons '16, Marr '14, 
Dalrymple '17, Ladd '17, Leigh '14, Coffin '15, 
Nickerson '16, Payson '14. A great deal of prom- 
ising material has been uncovered and the pros- 
pects are excellent for the best team in years. 



CROSS COUNTRY SQUAD OUT 

With the return of Capt. Tarbox '14, cross- 
country has received a decided boost. About 30 
men are taking easy runs over the regular course 
daily and being carefully trained by Coach Ma- 
gee for the races later in the season. An inter- 
class race between the four classes and a race 
between the Freshmen and Maine Central Insti- 
tute will be run. The race between M.I.T. and 
Bowdoin scheduled for Oct. 24 may be cancelled 
so the Maine Intercollegiate race on Nov. 5 at 
Waterville will be the real objective of the sea- 
son's work. Capt. Tarbox '14, McWilliams '15, 
and Bacon '15 are the only veterans of last year's 
team left in college and Bacon is taking easy 
work as a result of an operation for appendicitis 
last spring. Besides these men Irving '16, Cutler 
'15, and Crosby '17 are showing up well. 



1916 DICTATES LAWS 

The 1916 proclamations bear witness to the 
good taste of the Sophomores in combining new 
rules with old regulations for the conduct of the 
Freshmen. Systematic procedure marked the 
wielding of the paddles Friday night, and all who 
made good their escape while their brethren were 
entertaining the Sophomores have been duly 
warned that they will sleep no more until justice is 
meted out. Perhaps the only unfavorable criti- 
cism of the proclamations is that the Freshmen 
should have been reminded of the fact that they 
are supposed to remain in chapel until the other 
classes have passed out. 



CLASS ELECTIONS 



At a meeting of the Sophomore class Satur- 
day, September 27, the following officers were 
chosen: President, J. A. Dunn; Secretary and 
Treasurer, D. H. Sayward; Baseball Captain, D. 
F. Kelley; Baseball Manager, J. S. Brackett. 

There was a Freshman class meeting in Hub< 
bard Hall, Tuesday evening, September 30. Pre- 
vious to class elections upper class-men addressed 
the class in regard to the various Bowdoin activi- 
ties. 

After the speaking the elections were held, and 
the following were chosen : President pro tern, 
L. D. Flynt ; Baseball Captain, W. Carll ; Baseball 



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Manager, F. A. Haseltine ; Cross-Country Cap- 
tain, C. H. Crosby; Cross-Country Manager, 
George E. Colbath. 



THE RHODES SCHOLARSHIP EXAMS 

The next Qualifying Examination for the 
Rhodes Scholarship for Maine will be held in the 
Senate Chamber, State House, Augusta, October 
14th and 15th, 1913, in accordance with the fol- 
lowing : 

Tuesday, October 14 

10 a. m. to 12 noon. — Translation from Latin 
into English. 

2 p. m. to 4 p. m. — Latin Prose. 

5 P. m. to 7 p. m. — Arithmetic. 

Wednesday, October 15 

10 a. m. to 12 noon. — Translation from Greek 
into English. 

2 p. m. to 3 p. m. — Latin Grammar. 

3.10 p. m. to 4.10 p. m. — Greek Grammar. 

5 p. m. to 7 p. m. — Algebra or Geometry. 



FIRST Y.M.C.A. MEETING 

The first meeting of the year was held last 
Thursday night in the Association rooms. The 
address of the evening was delivered by Rev. 
Artley B. Parson, of St. Paul's, Boston, an old 
friend of Bowdoin. His subject was the "Influ- 
ence of the Bible on Modern Life." After men- 
tioning its influence on life in the past, he went 
on to show that we now hold a freer attitude to- 
ward it. than our forefathers. We realize it was 
written to show the vision of God, not to teach 
geology, astronomy, or history. It reveals the 
ideal of true manhood in the portrayal of Christ's 
life and its influence today is shown by the in- 
creasing interest in forwarding the kingdom of 
God by the betterment of mankind. 

President Brown of the Y. M. C. A., in closing 
the meeting, spoke a few words for the Freshman 
Bible classes which started last Sunday. 



ART BUILDING NOTES 

A silver medal has been given to the Art Build- 
ing by the son of Prof. Stowe whose property it 
formerly was. Prof. Calvin E. Stowe, the hus- 
band of Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, was a grad- 
uate of Bowdoin in the class of 1824 and was Col- 
lins professor of Natural and Revealed Religion 
from 1850 to 1852. 

On one side of the medal is the inscription 
"Peucinian Society" and underneath it "Bowd. 
Coll. Instituted Nov. 22, 1805." On the reverse 
side, between two engraved pine trees is "Pin Loq 
Sem Hab. Calvin E. Stowe." The motto, "pinos 



loquentes semper habet" (E. 8, 22), is translated 
"he always has the whispering pines." 

The Peucinian and Athenaean were rival liter- 
ary and social societies which flourished for about 
fifty years and were supplanted by the present 
day Greek letter fraternities. 



C&e iLibrarp Cable 

Of special interest to Bowdoin men is President 
Hyde's latest book, The Quest of the Best. The 
cause for the local interest may be stated best in 
the words of its preface which we quote : 

"At Bowdoin College we are trying to bring 
professors and students together in common in- 
terests and tasks. As one application of this 
preceptorial method, we have a class of six stu- 
dents conducted by six professors. Each pro- 
fessor takes the six students for a period of about 
six weeks, during which they work together on 
some form of writing-verse, drama, essay, ora- 
tion, translation or short story. Then the result 
of their work together is submitted to the entire 
group of professors and students. 

"As it fell to me this year to conduct this class 
for one period, having these lectures to prepare, 
I asked the class to do it with me, explaining the 
general plan, submitting for their discussion and 
criticism such portions as I had written, and as- 
signing to them certain portions to write. Ac- 
cordingly the following pages are a joint product ; 
not only representing as the result of criticisms 
and suggestions their fresher recollections of boy 
life, but in several sections being their work pre- 
cisely as they wrote it." 

The sub title, "Insights into Ethics for Parents, 
Teachers and Leaders of Boys," explains to some 
extent the nature of the work. It takes the boy 
in the primitive stage of "natural badness" and 
shows by illustration and reasoning how he can 
be brought out of that state into the following of 
the highest ideals, "the Quest of the Best," not 
by artificially good rules and precepts but by the 
influence of the personality of a parent or friend 
with such ideals. Throughout there is an abun- 
dance of illustrations taken from actual boy life 
and problems. 

The introduction states that it is a book for the 
top shelf, out of the boy's reach, but the college 
student, although still a boy in most respects is 
given accession to that top shelf. Its counsels 
directed to workers with boys have much in them 
that is illuminating and vitally important to un- 
dergraduate daily life. It will undoubtedly be 
read with great profit and interest by the Orient 
readers. 



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Club ano Council Meetings 

The Student Council met Sept. 29 and the mat- 
ter of deferred initiations was talked over. 
Among the fraternities sentiment is against it, 
and the Council referred the matter back to them, 
recommending that the initiations be held Oct. 14. 

The class rush will take place on the Delta in 
place of the Chapel steps as the ground before the 
Chapel is thought dangerous for such a conflict. 
In connection with this affair the Chapel bell will 
be rung hereafter only on the occasion of a var- 
sity victory or some other occasion equally im- 
portant. 

A music committee to handle the college "sings" 
will soon be appointed, as will an assistant man- 
ager of the college calender. 

The Council took up the matter of "Proclama- 
tions" and gave them the usual stamp of appro- 
val. 

The matter of seeing the teams off was dis- 
cussed by the Council. 

The Board of Managers met Wednesday, Oct. 
1, and voted to grant extensions on the blanket 
tax to those who had made applications for them. 
It also voted on the payment of minor bills, and 
passed the following resolution : 

If on Dec. 1, 1913, the A. S. B. C. shall have 
$175 above the unprovisional appropriations, and 
the sinking fund of 5 per cent, of the first semes- 
ter's tax, $100 shall be paid to the Football As- 
sociation. 



fDn tfie Campus 

Warren F. Bickford '72, of Muskogee, Okla., 
has been at College recently. 

"Farmer" Kern '12 was on the campus last 
week. 

The faculty has ruled that no Freshmen shall 
room in the fraternity houses. 

Tarbox '14 has returned to College. 

A call has been issued for candidates for assis- 
tant manager of track from the entering class. 

All men who play on interclass teams of any 
sort must pass a physical examination. 

Alumni who have been on the campus during 
the past week are: Parkhurst '13, Spinney '13, 
Wood '13 and Tuttle '13. 

Cruff '16 is the victim of a wrenched knee as a 
result of football scrimmage. 

A football game between Brunswick High and 
Bowdoin second, scheduled for Oct. 1, was can- 
celled by request of the Bowdoin faculty. 

Woodcock '12, Ramsay '15 and Canney '16 
were at College during the greater part of the 
summer. 



Nineteen men, including coaches and manager, 
made the Wesleyan trip, 

Norton '13 is on the editorial staff of a Port- 
land paper. 

Pease <?.r-'i6 has returned to College. 

The much-discussed book cases in the library 
have been removed during the summer. 

D. K. Merrill ^--'14 has returned to College, 
enrolling as a Junior. 

A partial list of the College Preachers for the 
year, who will speak in the Church on the Hill in 
the morning and at afternoon Chapel, is as fol- 
lows : 

October 12, 1913. — Rev. Charles R. Brown, 
D.D., Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 

January 11, 1914. — Rev. Alber.t Parker Fitch, 
D.D., Cambridge, Mass. 

April 26, 1914. — Rev. George A. Gordon, D.D., 
Boston, Mass. 



aoitf) t&e Jtacultp 

Dr. Cram and Dr. Loomis were in attendance 
at the Monahan murder trial during the past 
week in Lewiston. Dr. Cram served as a witness 
and did some chemical analysis in connection 
with the evidence. 

Dr. Catlin recently gave an address before the 
associated Federation of Woman's Clubs of 
Maine. The conference was held in Lewiston. 

There has been considerable change in the res- 
idence addresses of the faculty during the past 
summer. The following are a few : Prof. W. H. 
Davis is now living in the Capt. Reed house; 
Prof. Wass is occupying the house formerly re- 
sided in by Mr. Quint, pastor of the Congrega- 
tional Church ; Prof. Hormell is living in Prof. 
Mitchell's house; and Prof. McConaughy is liv- 
ing on McLellan St. 



€be ©tijer Colleges 

Chicago dedicated her new $200,000 athletic 
field Saturday with a 2i-to-7 football victory over 
Indiana. 

Five hundred self-supporting students at Co- 
lumbia University last year earned $120,000, an 
average of $240 per man. \ 

Zuppke, the Illinois football coach, has a novel 
method of coaching. He watches his team from 
the top of the stands and gives his instructions 
through a megaphone. 

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, organized last 
spring for the purpose of providing free legal 
advice for needy people of Cambridge unable to 
pay for counsel, treated seventy cases during the 
first three months of its existence. 



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Saturday's intercollegiate football games were 
conspicuous for their one-sidedness. Two of 
twenty-nine contests resulted in tie scores, and in 
the remaining twenty-seven the winners amassed 
878 points to 30 for the six losing teams who 
succeeded in scoring at all. 

Dr. John Casper Branner, one of the oldest 
members of the Stanford faculty, was inaugurat- 
ed on October 1 as the University's second presi- 
dent, succeeding Dr. David Starr Jordan 

A unique course at the University of Maine 
this year is the course in the chemistry of pulp 
and paper, which, as far as is known by the Uni- 
versity authorities, is the only course of its kind 
given in the United States by any institution of 
hiffher learning;. 



alumni Department 

'64. — John G. Wight, Litt.D., formerly princi- 
pal of Wadleigh High School, is the author of 
Literary Brevities, a book consisting of short ex- 
tracts of a great variety of interesting facts, lit- 
erary gems, and quotable epigrams, selected from 
competent sources. 

'75. — The summer students at the Massachu- 
setts Agricultural College, Amherst, elected Dr. 
. Woodbury Pulsifer as vice-president of their as- 
sociation. Mr. Pulsifer was born in Auburn, May 
J 3> 1855. He has filled several important posi- 
tions in his life, among which have been that of 
stenographer at the Supreme Judicial Court, that 
of member in the United States Civil Service, 
Washington, D. C, and that of secretary to the 
president of the Erie Railroad Co. In 1879, he 
received the degree of M.D. from George Wash- 
ington University. 

'75. — Frederick Orin Baston, for many years 
treasurer of the five cent savings bank at Natick, 
Mass., died during the summer. He had been in 
the hospital several months with a head trouble. 
He left a widow but no children. 

Mr. Baston was born in Bridgton, January 14, 
1852. Along with his brother, Reuben, he fitted 
for college at Fryeburg Academy and entered 
Bowdoin in 1871. The college will remember him 
as first baseman on the ball team and as a member 
of the Bowdoin boat crew. He served as princi- 
pal at several high schools before assuming in 
1886 his position in the bank at Natick. 

The class of 1875 ' las now lost 13 of its original 
number of 45. Those now residing in this state 
are Melville A. Floyd, Colonel George F. Mc- 
Quillan, David M. McPherson, Edward S. Os- 
good, Portland ; Hon. Seth M. Carter, Auburn ; 
Wilson Nevins, Falmouth ; Dr. William E. Rice, 
Bath ; Dr. Robert G. Stanwood, Anson ; Dr. Wil- 



liam S. Thompson, Augusta; Hon. Frederick A. 
Powers, Houlton. 

'yy. — Mr. Philip G. Brown was promoted this 
summer from the position of vice-president to 
that of president of the First National Bank in 
Portland. 

'89. — A former leader in athletics at Bowdoin 
is meeting with success in the educational world. 
After being school superintendent in Bath since 
1904, Frederick W. Freeman has accepted a posi- 
tion as superintendent of the newly formed South 
Berwick and Eliot district. Mr. Freeman holds 
the degree of A.M. from Bowdoin, and has been 
president of the Penobscot and Cumberland 
County Teachers' Clubs. 

'93. — For the first time in a number of years, 
Major Weston P. Chamberlain, of the Medical 
Corps, United States Army, honored his Alma 
Mater with a visit. Major Chamberlain has trav- 
elled around the world three times. 

'94. — Secretary C. A. Flagg of Bangor, Me., 
last June issued the tenth directory of the class. 
The directory, arranged alphabetically, contained 
the present position each member holds and his 
residence, and states whether he is married and 
has children. At the end, the directory lists the 
deaths, marriages, and births of the past two 
years, together with the names of the members 
who have registered at the last three class re- 
unions. 

'96. — Herbert O. Clough, Supervising Agent, 
State Board of Education, Connecticut, has re- 
cently visited the college for the first time in eight 
years. 

'99. — Dr. F. H. Albee, of New York, recently 
performed at a medical congress in England an 
operation of a kind seen for the first time there 
before some of the most renowned surgeons of 
Europe who were unanimous in their praise. The 
operation was for the treatment of tuberculosis of 
the spine. 

'05. — Dr. Ray W. Pettengill of Harvard Uni- 
versity, has an article in the current number of 
the Journal of English and Germanic Philology 
entitled "Zu den Ratsclu im Apollonius des Hein- 
rich von Neustadt." 

'10. — Carleton W. Eaton, of Calais, who is a 
graduate of the forestry department of Yale Uni- 
versity, has just been appointed instructor in the 
forestry department of the University of Maine. 

Ralph O. Brewster '09, of Dexter ; John D. 
Clifford. Jr.. '10, of Lewiston : Robert Burleigh 
Martin '10, of Augusta, and William H. Sanborn 
'10, of Portland, all of whom attended the Har- 
vard Law School, are among the twenty-seven 
men who passed the state bar examinations in 
Portland. 



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VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, OCTOBER 14, 1913 



NO. 14 



BOWDOIN 0— TRINITY 

After forty-four minutes of hard football on 
Whittier Field last Saturday Bowdoin and Trin- 
ity left the field neither winners or losers; each 
had to be contented with a scoreless tie. But for 
our team, still remembering the defeat of last 
year, it was a virtual victory. Not that we out- 
played Trinity, for the game was in every sense 
a drawn battle, but to tie them indicated a marked 
improvement over last year, a victory for coach- 
ing and teamwork. 

Most of the time the ball was see-sawing back 
and forth out of the danger zone. Three or four 
times Trinity threatened our goal, but lost the 
ball on bad fumbling. Two or three times our 
team worked the oval towards the enemy's goal 
posts by punting and pouncing on fumbles, but 
lost the ball on downs. In punting, Bowdoin had 
the better of the argument, Alton Lewis getting 
away long, high spirals and the ends holding the 
advantage gained by nailing the runner on the 
return. In rushing the ball Trinity had a little 
the better of the argument, Hudson gaining con- 
siderable ground through our line. In following 
the ball our team gained considerable advantage 
over the heavier opponents. 

There were no stars in the contest. To Bow- 
doin's credit it may be said Hudson was not the 
star. This powerful fullback found his advance 
impeded by three or four sturdy linemen at every 
juncture and was ineffective. In his line plung- 
ing he established a new forward pass which 
might be styled the inter-team pass. On being 
tackled he seemed to toss the ball forward, usual- 
ly into the expectant grasp of Herb Foster. 

The grounds were in very good shape consider- 
ing the condition df the weather, but the ball was 
very slippery. 

On offense Trinity attempted several forward 
passes, all of which were blocked, usually by Fos- 
ter, except one which placed the ball within strik- 
ing distance of our goal. But the ball was soon 
lost by a fumble. Bowdoin executed no success- 
ful forward passes. Our offense consisted mainly 
in straight line bucking, interspersed with simple 
end runs. 

On defense the new Bowdoin lineup presented 



a remarkably fine showing. Weatherill and Lead- 
better at ends were sure in their tackles and got 
down well under punts. The line from end to end 
had no weak spots. The secondary defense was 
sure and kept the Trinity backfield from any ex- 
tra yardage. The tackling of the Bowdoin team 
was the best seen on Whittier Field in years. 
Just as the team showed steady improvement in 
its second game, Saturday's contest showed it in 
a more advanced condition. Coach McCann may 
be said to have solved the problem of defense. 
The return of Lew Brown to the lineup may 
cause a shift of positions but the combination 
used last Saturday may be counted on to stop the 
attack of a powerful offense by any of Bowdoin's 
opponents. 

A large crowd witnessed the contest, consider- 
ing the condition of the weather. The story of 
the game is told in another way in the following 
paragraphs : 

Trinity kicked off to Fitzgerald on the 20 yard 
line, who run the ball back 14 yards. In three 
rushes Bowdoin made five and an attempt to make 
first down failed, Trinity getting the ball on Bow- 
doin's 42 yard line. Aided by a five yard penalty 
for Bowdoin, Trinity advanced to the 25 yard 
mark, but Foster spoiled a Trinity forward pass 
and took the ball. After unsuccessful attempts at 
hitting the line, Bowdoin attempted to punt, but 
the pass was bad and Trinity got the ball on Bow- 
doin's 12. Leadbetter picked up a Trinity fum- 
ble, and Lewis punted from behind his own goal 
to the 35 yard line. The period ended with the 
ball Trinity's on Bowdoin's 14 yard line. 

Again Trinity fumbled and Foster recovered. 
Lewis punted to the 45 yard line and Foster 
nabbed a Trinity forward pass, getting away for 
ten. Again Lewis punted, and Bowdoin held for 
downs. Lewis punted outside on the 1-1, and 
Bowdoin blocked Trinity's punt out. The half 
ended with the ball in Bowdoin's possession on 
Trinity's three yard line. 

Mountfort kicked to Cole who ran the ball back 
to the 30 yard mark and Trinity punted to Fitz- 
gerald. Colbath made ten and Barry recovered a 
Bowdoin fumble. Colbath fumbled and Trinity 
got the ball on her own 28 yard line. Floyd re- 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



placed LaCasce. Foster recovered a fumble by 
Howell. Bowdoin lost ten on the next play. Ives 
caught a Bowdoin forward pass on Bowdoin's 30. 
Bowdoin was penalized 15 for holding. After a 
number of line plays with no large gain, the third 
quarter ended with the ball in Bowdoin's posses- 
sion on her own 23 yard line. 

Weatherill made two and Lewis punted to Trin- 
ity's 30 yard station. Trinity returned with a 
punt of 40 yards. Lewis punted to Trinity's 35 
yard line. Weatherill making a star tackle on the 
40. Trinity punted to Fitzgerald on Bowdoin's 
18, Fitz taking the ball in 22 yards, after fumbling 
and recovering. After Bowdoin had punted, Ives 
threw a forward pass 20 yards to Cole, who made 
ten before he was downed. Bowdoin got the ball 
on her own 25 yard line. Pratt recovered a Bow- 
doin fumble. Wessels replaced Kinney. The 
game ended with the ball in Trinity's possession 
on her own 45 yard line. 

BOWDOIN TRINITY 

Weatherill (Capt), le re, Cole 

Lewis, It rt, Wooley 

L. Pratt, lg rg, Lambert 

Barry, c c, Kinney, Wessel 

Mountfort, rg lg, Castator 

Burns, rt It, Howell 

Leadbetter, re le, Smith, Elder 

Fitzgerald, qb qb, Ives 

Foster, lhb rhb, Coffee 

Colbath, rhb lhb, Moore 

LaCasce, Floyd, fb fb, Hudson (Capt.) 

Score: Bowdoin, 0; Trinity, o. Referee, Tom 
Bragg, Bangor. Umpire, Lieut. W. D. Frazer, 
Fort Williams. Head linesman, Thomas H. Kel- 
ley, Portland. Linesmen, MacCormick of Bow- 
doin and Cray of Trinity. Time, two 11 and two 
10 minute periods. 

STATISTICS 

On straight rushing, Bowdoin made 27 yards in 
the first half and 32 in the second, a total of 59; 
while Trinity made 67 in the first half and 31 in 
the second. Lewis punted eight times for a total 
of 320 and Howell, who kicked for Trinity, four 
times for a total of 135. These figures represent 
the actual distance punted, and not the net gain. 
On attempted rushes, Bowdoin lost 28 and Trinity 
16. Trinity worked the forward pass once out of 
four tries, while Bowdoin's one attempt was un- 
successful. Bowdoin was penalized 20 yards, five 
for off-sides and 15 for holding. Trinity was not 
penalized. 

The approximate total ground gained by play- 
ers in line plunges follows: Hudson 47, Moore 
23, Foster 19, Fitzgerald 16, Coffee 14, Colbath 
14, Weatherill 9, Wooley 7, Howell 4, Ives 3, 
! eadbetter 1. 



SOPHOMORES CINCH SERIES 

In the second and deciding game of the Fresh- 
man-Sophomore baseball series, played Wednes- 
day afternoon on the Delta, the Sophomores 
again took the Freshmen into camp by a score of 
3 to 1. The Sophs annexed an extra brace of 
tallies in the first half of the sixth, but as dark- 
ness put an end to hostilities before the Fresh- 
men could take their turn at bat, the score reverts 
to the end of the fifth inning, and the two runs do 
not count. 

The teams were about on a par in hitting, but 
as in Saturday's game, the Freshmen fell down 
badly in fielding, and their eight errors aided ma- 
terially in increasing the Sophomore run column. 
The Sophs, however, gave their pitcher gilt edged 
support, only one of their two misplays being a 
factor in the run-getting. 

The greatest feature of the game was the 
pitching duel between Knight and Bradford, both 
of whom twirled in highly commendable fashion. 
The dark day was an asset to the pitchers, and 
both used their speed to good effect, Knight al- 
lowing three hits to Bradford's four, and regis- 
tering eight strike-outs, to the latter's ten. "Mex- 
ico" Olson smothered several difficult throws at 
first base and Carll, the Freshman captain, be- 
sides fielding his position excellently, clouted the 
longest hit of the game, a sizzling two-bagger to 
right field. The score : 

SOPHOMORES 

ab r bh po a e 

Larrabee, 2b 2 1 1 

Kelley. 3b 3 2 1 o 1 

W. Olson, ib 4 1 1 5 o 1 

McElwee, ss 300020 

Knight, p 301000 

U. Merrill, If 301000 

Greeley, cf 3 o 1 1 

Churchill, c 210800 

Fraser, rf 200100 

Totals 25 5 4 15 4 2 

FRESHMEN 

ab r bh po a e 

Chapman, 3b 300102 

Phillips, cf 3 o 1 1 

Marston, ib 300412 

Bradford, p 200001 

Peacock, ss 01-0021 

Humphrey, ss 1 o o 1 o 

Carll, c 2 1 10 2 

Paine. 2b 2 1 o 1 o 

Langs, 2b o o 1 1 

Corbett, If 200100 

Nute, rf 1 o o o o o 

Goodskv, rf 1 o o 

Totals 20 1 3 18 6 8 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Innings : 
Sophomores 10002 2 — 5 

Freshmen 1 o * — 1 

Two base hit, Carll. Stolen bases, Larrabee, 
Kelley, Knight, U. Merrill 2, Chapman 3, Phillips, 
Peacock 2, Carll, Paine. Base on balls, by Knight, 
by Bradford 4. Struck out, by Knight 8, by Brad- 
ford 10. Sacrifice hit, Kelley. Double play, 
Marston to Langs. Wild pitch, Bradford. Um- 
pires, Eaton '15 and Stetson '15. 

*Game called on account of darkness. 



FRATERNITY INITIATIONS 

The following men are to be initiated into the 
different fraternities tonight : 

ALPHA DELTA PHI 

1917: Charles Bingham, Indianapolis, Ind. ; 
Sydney MacGillrary Brown, Webster, Mass. ; 
Judson Gordon Martell, West Somerville, Mass.; 
Gilbert Eugene Ogle, Terre Haute, Ind. ; Carleton 
Maxwell Pike, Lubec, Me.; Forbes Packard, Jr., 
Denver, Col. ; Daniel Waterman True, Portland, 
Me. ; Hal Saunders White, Indianapolis, Ind. 

PSI UPSILON 

1917: Samuel Horton Colton, Jr., Worcester, 
Mass. ; Theodore Burgess Fobes, Portland, Me. ; 
Frank Durham Hazeltine, Belfast, Me. ; Camp- 
bell Keene, Augusta, Me,; Stuart Ingram Robin- 
son, Worcester, Mass. ; Carl Knight Ross, Port- 
land, Me. 

DELTA KAPPA EPSILON 

1916: Ralph Lester Barrett, East Sumner, 
Me.; Charles Emerson Wyman, Jr., Roxbury, 
Mass. 

1917: Edward Myles Balfe, Dorchester, Mass.; 
Boyd Wheeler Bartlett, Castine, Me.; Benjamin 
Pliny Bradford, Wayne, Me.; Woodbury Puring- 
ton Brigham, Roxbury, Mass.; Donald Quimby 
Burleigh, Augusta, Me. ; Arthur Burton Chap- 
man, Syracuse, N. Y. ; George Edwin Colbath, 
Dexter, Me.; Clarence Henry Crosby, Dexter, 
Me. ; Noel Charlton Little, Brunswick, Me. ; Don- 
ald Ward Philbrick, Skowhegan, Me. ; James Se- 
ward, Exeter, N. H. ; Sherman Shumway, Skow- 
hegan, Me. ; Charles . Parker Spalding, Lowell, 
Mass.' 

THETA DELTA CHI 

1916: John Carleton Hellen, Auburn, Me. 

1917: James Eben Boothby, Dubuque, la.; 
Russell McLellan Boothby, Dubuque, la.; John 
William Langs, Port Huron, Mich. ; Francis Ed- 
ward Phillips, New Haven, Conn.; Kenneth 
George Stone, Wellesley, Mass. 

ZETA PSI 

1916: Edward Clough, Franklin, N. H. 
1917: Erik Achorn, West Newton, Mass.; Ed- 



win Howard Blanchard, Augusta, Me. ; Alex John 
Goodsky, Collinsville, Conn.; Elwyn A. King, 
North Andover, Mass.; Kirk Alexander Mc- 
Naughton, Kaukana, Wis.; Lawrence Howard 
Marston, Wiscasset, Me.; William Percy Nute, 
Wiscasset, Me. 

DELTA UPSILON 

1915: William George Tackaberry, Lewiston, 
Me. 

1917: Leon Warren Babcock, Lewiston, Me.; 
Edward Henry Bond, Allston, Mass. ; William 
Sinclair Cormack, Newton, Mass. ; Percy Fre- 
mont Crane, Whiting, Me. ; Leo Francis Creed- 
en, Lewiston, Me.; Eugene Merrill Gillespie, 
Gardiner, Me. ; Jerry Dempsey Glidden, Presque 
Isle, Me. ; Paul Revere Ladd, Wilburton, Okla- 
homa; Henry Weston Owen, Saco, Me.; Harjy 
Tiburt Piedra, New York, N.Y. ; Joseph Burton 
Stride, Biddeford, Me.; Harold Seba Young, 
Auburn, Me. 

Edward Henry Bond, William Sinclair Cormack, 
Allston, Mass. ; Percy Fremont Crane, Whiting, 
Me. ; Leo Francis Creeden, Eugene Merrill Gil- 
lespie, Lewiston, Me.; Jerry Dempsey Glidden, 
Presque Isle, Me. ; Paul Revere Ladd, Wilburton, 
Oklahoma; Henry Weston Owen; Harry Tiburt 
Piedra, New York, N. Y. ; Joseph Burton Stride, 
Biddeford, Me.; Harold Seba Young, Auburn, 
Me. 

KAPPA SIGMA 

191 7: Frederick Jackson Corbett, Boston; 
Clifford Robertson Foster, Seattle, Wash. ; 
Charles Thomas Mullin, Ayer, Mass. ; William 
Earle Paine, Hallowell, Me.; Ralph Bruce 
Thayer, Enfield, Mass. ; Rogers Murdock Cre- 
hore, Peabody, Mass. ; Edward Carleton Moran, 
Jr., Rockland, Me.; James Churchill Olivre, 
South Portland, Me. ; John Fairbain Preston, 
Pawtucket, R. I. 

BETA THETA PI 

1916: Fred Payne Rawson, West Townsend, 
Mass. 

1917: Fred Oscar Bartlett, Jr., Rockland, Me.; 
Leigh Damon Flynt, Augusta, Me.; Francis 
Whipple Carll, Waterboro, Me. ; Frank A. Hazel- 
tine, Pittsfield; Sidney C. Dalrymple, Medford, 
Mass. ; Carroll A. Lovejoy, Woodfords, Me. ; Na- 
thaniel Upham McConaughy, New Dorp, Staten 
Island, N. Y. ; Dwight Wilson Pierce, Brunswick, 
Me.; Harold Howard Sampson, Dexter, Me.; 
Raymond Whitney Swift, Augusta, Me. 



Professor McConaughy addressed the students 
of Westbrook Seminary last week. 



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Vol. XLIII OCTOBER 14, 1913 No. 14 

College and the Fraternity 

Tonight the various fraternities on the campus, 
according to the usual custom, hold the annual 
initiation ceremony and celebrate with feast and 
song the incoming of new brothers. As a pleas- 
ing addition to the festivities a number of the 
alumni return and join hands with the under- 
graduates in welcoming their new members. But 
this is not alone a fraternity occasion, it is a 
Bowdoin affair as well. Each group is cheered 
by its sister group. Each band of loyal fraternity 
brothers ends the evening by gathering in the 
white moonlight beneath the Chapel towers and 
pledging anew their devotion to the College. 
Happily we may say, this appropriate closing of 
the evening's fun is no idle ceremony, no empty 
tradition. It signifies all that is good in our fra- 
ternity system, all the real interfraternity fellow- 
ship which makes life on our campus emphasize 
not only class and fraternity, but always pre- 
eminent — Bowdoin. And to you, members of 
1917, let us say, that your elder classmen, all 



Bowdoin men, are in earnest about this. It is for 
you at this to dedicate yourselves to the same 
transcendant loyalty to Alma Mater in the midst 
of your new fraternity life. 



Initiations Not Deferred 

The 1912-13 Student Council after investiga- 
tion and discussion proposed to the various fra- 
ternities the plan of deferring initiations. By six 
of the eight groups the plan was adopted. It was 
generally understood at the time of the closing of 
College in June that the new plan would be put 
in operation this fall. But the very nature of the 
scheme made a mere majority insufficient to in- 
sure its successful issue. The new Student Coun- 
cil, realizing that they were in no great degree 
bound by last June's provisional and hasty action, 
saw the danger of destroying the usual unanimity 
of the fraternities and re-submitted the matter to 
the fraternities with the recommendation that the 
original scheme of initiation be maintained. Their 
recommendation was unanimously ratified. But 
this plan is not, perhaps, permanently doomed. 
As long as Bowdoin continues her lack of regu- 
lations in the face of a wave for greater regula- 
tion by the fraternities in other colleges, these 
questions will constantly recur. We hope, how- 
ever, that they will be faced with the same ques- 
tioning spirit, and the same candid criticism that 
the deferring plan has met with. Because our 
system is successful we are not sure that it is 
perfect. But because it is unique we should ap- 
ply to every advertised reform a searching exam- 
ination to see if it will really cure ills present 
among us. 



From the Chapel 

To the Bowdoin undergraduate accustomed by 
experience to a gossipy attitude towards his fel- 
lows, the attitude which is too prone to look for 
weak spots in others, the message of Dr. Brown 
in his talk at Vespers last Sunday, the message of 
good will towards one's mates, of finding in one's 
roommate, one's rival, the best that he is and may 
be, is of a refreshing nature. Too often it is our 
practise to seek to re-form our younger college- 
mates by "kidding" them, by laughing at their 
weak points. And how would it be to try the other 
method? Suppose we seek to help some one 
friend by encouragement, by sympathy, by in- 
sight. 

The Freshman goes out for a college activity 
and there are still those among us who will laugh 
at the quavering voice, the spindle legs, and the 
seemingly foolish persistency. But, thanks to 
Bowdoin tradition, there are those, — trainers and 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



113 



coaches and captains and good Bowdoin men — 
who see in the crude material the better man in- 
side, the track star of three years hence. Let us 
all who look outside of our own little dormitory 
room for our interests, pursue this manner in ex- 
tending our influence to our college-mates, in 
helping to shape life on the campus. 



STUDENT ASSISTANTS 
The following students are assistants to the 

professors in the various courses : — 

Latin, R. R. Coffin '15; Physics, H. M. Hayes 

'14; French, K. E. Ramsay '15; Mathematics, G. 

P. Floyd '15; History, R. D. Leigh '14, E. C. Gage 

'14; English, K. A. Robinson '14, L. H. Gilson, 

Jr., '14, H. M. Prescott '15; Chemistry, A. E. 

Gray '14, Neal Tuttle '14, H. P. Bridge '15, C. T. 

Perkins '15; Biology, F. H. L. Hargraves '16; P. 

H. Pope '14; Economics, M. H. Hamblen '14, G. 

C. Talbot '15. 



FIRST ROUND RESULTS 

As a result of the wet weather the matches of 
the fall tennis tournament are being played off 
very slowly. Four matches of the first round 
have yet to be played. The results of those played 
are as follows: Eaton '15 beat Hall '16, 6-2, 6-3; 
Pierce '17 beat Head '16, 6-2, 2-6, 9-7; Card '15 
beat Little '17, 6-1, 6-0; Nason '14 beat Rickard 
'17, 6-4, 6-4; Greeley '16 beat Larrabee '16, 2-6, 
7-5, 6-2; Ogle '17 beat Smith '15, 6-1, 6-2; Flynt 
'17 beat D. White '16, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4; Woodman '16 
beat U. Merrill '16, 7-5, 6-1 ; Thompson '15 beat 
Boardman '16, 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 ; Parsons '16 beat 
Wing '15, 0-6, 6-4, 6-0; Marr '14 beat Dalrymple 
'17, 6-3, 12-14, 6-4; Coffin '15 beat Nickerson '16, 
6-3, 6-4. 



FALL TRACK EVENTS 

Manager Koughan of the track team has an- 
nounced the events for this fall. Every man who 
is not out for some activity should participate if 
possible in the interclass contests, as much new 
Varsity material may be brought to light. The 
schedule follows : 

Oct. 20. Freshman Cross-Country team vs. 
Maine Central Institute at Brunswick. 

Oct. 24. Interclass Cross-Country race. 

Oct. 25. Interclass track meet "on Whittier 
Field. 

Nov. 5. M. I. Cross-Country race at Water- 
ville. 



PARTIAL BASEBALL SCHEDULE 

Although Manager Elwell is not yet able to an- 
nounce the dates of the early season games, the 
dates for the State championship baseball games 



next spring have been decided on, as follows : 

Saturday, May 2. Bowdoin vs. Maine at Bruns- 
wick. 

Saturday, May 9. Bowdoin vs. Colby at Bruns- 
wick. 

Wednesday, May 20. Bowdoin vs. Maine at 
Orono. 

Wednesday, May 27. Bowdoin vs. Colby at 
Waterville. 

Saturday, May 30. Bowdoin vs. Bates at Lew- 
iston. 

Friday, June 5. Bowdoin vs. Bates at Bruns- 
wick. /' 



CROSS-COUNTRY WORK 

Under the care of Trainer Magee the Cross- 
Country squad is fast rounding into shape. The 
men are being sent over the course by the stand- 
pipe two or three times a week. This long grind 
is alternated by sprinting and distance work 
ranging from a quarter, up to a mile and a half 
or two miles. 

Wednesday a hare and hound race was held 
both for the purpose of interesting the fellows, 
and also to condition them. Irving '16 and Har- 
graves '16 were sent out with bags of paper which 
they scattered behind them as they ran. About 
five minutes later the rest of the squad started off 
on the paper trail. 

The hares reached home in safety, leading the 
hounds by a wide margin. 

The squad at present contains the following 
men: 1914 — Capt. Tarbox, Wright, Donahue, 
Merrill; 1915— Keegan, Cutler, Smith, McWil- 
liams, Richardson, Livingstone; 1916 — Hargraves, 
Irving, White, Fuller, Ginty, Winter, Sayward; 
igiy — Crosby, Sampson, Balfe, Fenning, Noyes, 
Cormack. 

The race between the . Freshmen and Maine 
Central Institute, a team which is coached by 
Capt. Charlie Haskell of last year's Varsity track 
team, will be run Monday, October 20, at 
Brunswick. The interclass run will come off 
soon after this in place of the run with the Mas- 
sachusetts Institute of Technology. 



THE VERMONT GAME 

Bowdoin plays Vermont at Burlington Satur- 
day and although it is hard to make a comparison 
of the teams at this early stage, the indications 
are that Vermont has not an extremely strong 
team. Vermont was beaten by Dartmouth 33 to 
7 last Saturday in spite of the fact that Dart- 
mouth had the lighter line. Vermont will prob- 
ably be the heaviest team that Bowdoin plays this, 
year. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Bowdoin's lineup will probably be the same as 
that of the Trinity game with the possibility of 
Brig-ham's being used in the back field. With 
another week at end, Weatherill and Leadbetter 
should develop in fine shape and should give the 
team as good wing defense and offense as any 
Maine team has had for a number of years. Lead- 
better's injury Saturday, although painful, is not 
serious and he is now in as good condition as 
ever. Mountfort played a stellar game in the line 
against Trinity and was the means of breaking 
up more than one play before it was started. The 
problem in regard to quarterback is no slight one, 
and although no official statement has been given 
out, Lew Brown will probably start if his injured 
leg is in condition to permit it. 

Whalen, Vermont's tackle and captain, has 
played a good game throughout the year, and in 
the Dartmouth game tried a goal from the field 
from the 55 yard mark, but the kick fell short. 
Currier, Vermont's quarter, ran the length of the 
field twice on two intercepted forward passes, but 
one was disallowed on account of holding. 

The team will leave for Burlington Friday 
morning, will pass the night there and will leave 
for home by sleeper directly after the game. 
Nineteen men, including coaches and manager, 
will make the trip. 



MUSICAL NOTES 

As a result of the Glee Club trials, the follow- 
ing men have been retained: Tenors — West '15, 
Card '15, Carter '16, R. Evans '15, Christy '15, 
Fobes '17, Hescock '16, Haseltine '17, McKenney 
'15, Melloon '15, Rollins '15, Shea '14, Wilson 
'14, Woodman '16. Basses — Allen '15, Boardman 
'16, Dunton '15, Eaton '14, Fortin '16, Leadbetter 
'16, Littlefield '16, Merrill '16, Munroe '14, Phil- 
lips ' 1 7, Parmenter '16, Rawson ' 15, Seward '17, 

The Maine trip will probably begin a week 
earlier than usual, about the second week in Jan- 
uary. The management is also hoping for a New 
York trip and negotiations are already under way 
although nothing certain has yet been decided. 
All men who are at all proficient with the mando- 
lin are urged to hand their names in at once to 
Barton at the Theta Delta Chi house. 

Bowdoin graduates and undergraduates are re- 
minded that November first is the time limit set 
for the Prize Song Contest. All songs composed 
in competition for the prize of $50 should be sent 
to Professor Edward H. Wass on or before that 
date. 



Memorial Hall, was very well attended in spite of 
the weather. A large number of Freshmen par- 
ticularly turned out and with the upperclassmen 
present made up in volume on the cheers and 
songs what was lacking in unison. The band 
made its appearance with fourteen pieces under 
its new leader, Jones '15. Callahan '14, the cheer 
leader, was in charge of the Sing. Several more 
will be held to get the new men acquainted with 
the songs and cheers. 



BOOK ON LIFE AT BOWDOIN 

A neat white booklet issued under the Bowdoin 
College Bulletin series, but presenting a marked 
difference from the other volumes of that series is 
one just issued by the College. Its name, as 
stated on the title page, is Life at Bowdoin, A 
Pen Picture of the College Life of Bowdoin Un- 
dergraduates. Within its forty-eight pages of 
profusely illustrated material there is an attempt 
to portray Bowdoin life as it really is in a lan- 
guage that can be understood by those who have 
neither seen or known of the College. The book- 
let was edited by the Student Council and written 
by undergraduates, faculty members, and alumni. 
Among the contributors are President Hyde, Pro- 
fessor McConaughy, John C. Minot '96, Laurence 
A. Crosby '13, Cedric R. Crowell '13, James A. 
Norton '13, Clifton O. Page '13, Robert D. Leigh 
'14 and Kenneth A. Robinson '14. Among the 
subjects treated are Student Organizations, So- 
cial Life, Religious Life, Bowdoin Alumni, Bow- 
doin Traditions, Facts and Figures, Diary of a 
Freshman, etc. The book is well printed and has 
a very neat white cover with an embossed Bow- 
doin seal. 

Throughout the booklet is very well written and 
should appeal strongly to the preparatory school 
man who is seeking for information about the 
College, the new undergraduate who wishes to 
know more about its activities, or the average 
reader who desires information about college life. 
The booklet is to be distributed in the same man- 
ner as the catalogue and other bulletins. All the 
alumni will receive copies. 



THE FIRST SING 

The first College Sing, held Friday night in 



Cbe Polar Cuo 

The young quarterback was overweighed with 
his new responsibility of directing the field des- 
tinies of the team in The game of the season. 
The reliable pivot man of three seasons' experi- 
ence was hopelessly out of it with a wrenched 
knee. He remembered the old "grad" back in 
York State who had given him his first desire to 
wear the big 'Varsity emblem by recounting his 
own gridiron experiences. Why not go to him, 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



"5 



and find out how to run the team, what plays to 
use ? So off he went to the home town over Sun- 
day. The old grad met his inquiries seriously. 

''Art," he said, "I can't tell you what to play. 
You know your men better than I do. You know 
the opposing line better than I do. Your coach's 
judgment is reliable and your problems will be 
those of the instant. But just one bit of advice. 
There'll come a bad misplay, a costly fumble. 
Perhaps you handled the ball perfectly, your 
team-mates messed it badly. Don't hesitate one 
instant. Take all the blame yourself, Art, take 
all the blame. You'll have your team dying for 
you by the end of the season." 

Just a little story which the polar cub brought 
home from an old fighter and captain for the 
Bulldog. 



January instead of in February as formerly. The 
banquet will be held at Young's Hotel. 



Cluo anO Council Meetings 

At a meeting of the Student Council, Tuesday 
noon, Oct. 7, the following standing committees, 
provided for by the Student Council by-laws, were 
appointed by the chairman : 

Rally Committee: A. E. Gray '14, chairman; 
E. S. Thompson '14, G. A. McWilliams '15. 

Music Committee: S. West '15, chairman; F. 
X. Callahan '14, A. H. MacCormick '15. 

Customs Committee: C. A. Brown '14, chair- 
man; L. A. Donahue '14, N. Tuttle '14. 

Celebration Committee: F. X. Callahan '14, 
chairman; C. A. Brown '14, A. E. Gray '14. 

At the same meeting F. S. Roberts '15 was 
elected Assistant Calendar Manager and Initia- 
tion night was definitely set at Oct. 14. 



BOWDOIN CLUB OF BOSTON 

The first monthly dinner of the Bowdoin Club 
of Boston was held at the University Club, 270 
Beacon Street, Friday evening at 6.30. Over 
fifty Bowdoin men were present. Professor 
Nixon delivered the talk of the evening, speaking 
particularly of the prospects for the year at Bow- 
doin. 

Some one observed, during the evening, that in 
starting this, the twenty-ninth year of its unin- 
terrupted existence, the Bowdoin Club of Boston 
stands without equal for length of life. No col- 
lege or university club in Boston has met regular- 
ly for so long a period of time. 

The dinner Friday night was held on the sec- 
ond Friday of the month rather than the first, as 
usual, because of repairs made recently at the 
University Club. 

At the dinner it was announced that the annual 
Boston Alumni Banquet will be held this year in 



Dn the Campus 

Adjourns tomorrow. 

King '12 has entered the Maine Law School. 

Conant '13 was at College last week. 

Jim McBain has returned from his vacation. 

George Hyde '09 was on the campus last week. 

Harrington '12, Assistant Principal of Edward 
Little High School, was on the campus last week. 

A number of alumni arrived today to be pres- 
ent at fraternity initiations. 

John Libby, Tufts '11, and Rafter, Lehigh '13, 
were on the campus last week. 

The cross-country men had a long walk with 
Coach Magee Sunday. 

Faulkner ex-i$ was on the campus during the 
last part of the week. 

Examinations for entrance to the Medical 
School will be Oct. 16, 17 and 18. 

The total registration of the College has now 
reached 360, a net increase of 27 over last year. 

Hamilton ex- 13 has returned to College. 

The first issue of the Quill will appear about 
Oct. 20. 

Only three Freshmen have reported as candi- 
dates for assistant manager of track, — True, Bur- 
leigh and Piedra. 

Woodbury Brigham '17 was called home very 
suddenly last week because of a severe shock suf- 
fered by his mother. 

At the Maine Music Festival in Portland, 
Chopin's Funeral March was played in memory 
of Professor Chapman. 

Robinson '14 and Bodurtha '15 left yesterday 
as delegates to the National Convention of Delta 
Upsilon at Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 16 to 18. 

"Fish" Marsh has been in Brunswick and will 
again maintain a booth at Topsham Fair, where 
he has a first-class line of Bowdoin banners. 

Duck-shooting is proving unusually ■ good this 
fall and several good bags have been made. Hey- 
wood '14 is among the most successful of the col- 
lege Nimrods. 

Rollins '16 was operated on for appendicitis at 
the Maine General Hospital in Portland Monday 
morning, and at last reports was resting very 
comfortably. . 

The Boston paper that said that 500 Bowdoin 
students cheered themselves hoarse when Artist 
Knowles passed through Brunswick must be in a 
hurry to see that new dormitory. 

The Orient wishes to correct the mistake made 
in these columns last week in regard to Freshmen 
rooming in the fraternity houses. The Faculty 



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have not forbidden the new men to do so. 

The pins have arrived for the Monday Night 
Club, an organization composed of Varsity foot- 
ball men. The pins are gold and are made to rep- 
resent a football, with a block B in the center. 

The following men are members of the Chapel 
choir: Shea '14, Wilson '14, Munroe '14, George 
Eaton '14, Card '15, West '15, Melloon '15, Rol- 
lins '15, Evans '15, Ramsay '15, Leadbetter '16, 
Parmenter '16, Rawson '16, U. H. Merrill '16, 
Stuart '16, Ginty '16, Carter '17, F. A. Haseltine 

'17- 

Among the alumni who were back on the cam- 
pus for the Trinity game are: C. T. Hawes '76, 
Dana '96, Riley '03, Robbins '05, Pennell '09, Par- 
tridge '11, Redfern 'u, Meserve '11, Sanford '11, 
Smith '12, Warren '12, Makepeace '12, Grant '12, 
McKenney '12, Haskell '13, Wish '13, Colby '13, 
Norton '13, Saunders '13, Fogg '13 and Dole '13. 



CALENDAR 



Oct. 

14. Fraternity Initiations. 
Topsham Fair Opens. 
Cross-Country practice, 3.30. 
Football practice, 3.30. 

15. Adjourns all day. 
Cross-Country practice, 3.30. 
Football practice, 3.30. 

17. Team leaves for Burlington. 
Freshman Cross-Country trials. 

18. Bowdoin vs. Vermont at Burlington. 
Maine vs. Tufts. 

Colby vs. Rhode Island State. 
Bates vs. Westbrook Seminary. 

19. President David N. Beach at the Church on 

the Hill. 

20. Cross-Country, 1917 vs. Maine Central In- 

stitute at Brunswick. 
Bible Study Normal Classes, 7.00. 

23. Sousa's Band at Cumberland. 

24. Interclass Cross-Country Race. 

25. Interclass Track Meet. 

alumni Department 

'62. — Every year for three days in September, 
Beecher Island, Colorado, is the scene of a cele- 
bration in honor of the brave men who fought 
there a desperate contest against the Cheyennes 
and Arapothoes forty-five years ago. Among 
those killed in the struggle was Lieutenant Fred 
Beecher, the valiant nephew of Henry Ward 
Beecher. The defense of Beecher Island well 
demonstrated the courage of the frontiersmen. 
After they had battled against the overwhelming 
hosts of Indians for three days, the red men set 



to "starving out'' the persevering white men, who 
were finally saved by reenforcements. It is no 
wonder that Colorado has erected a monument on 
the site of Beecher Island and set aside the old 
battle field as a park. 

'64. — After two years of poor health, Myron 
Hovey, of Nashua, N. H., died at his camp on 
Lake Winnepesaukee, N. H., Sept. 22. His re- 
mains were carried to the family lot in Gorham, 
where he has been held in high esteem. 

Mr. Hovey was born in Waldoboro, April 19, 
1S39, the son of the late James and Eliza (Wal- 
lace) Hovey of that town. At Bowdoin, he was 
a member of the Chi Psi Fraternity. His wife, 
formerly Miss Minnie Eaton, of Gorham, died 
four years after their marriage in 1869. 

Mr. Hovey was assistant paymaster in the U. S. 
Navy during the last year of the Civil War, and 
from 1880 to 1890 was chief clerk of the pay de- 
partment of the U. S. Navy. He was a member 
of John J. Foster Post of Nashua, and in 1892- 
93 was assistant adjutant general of the depart- 
ment of New Hampshire. Bowdoin has lost an- 
other of her successful sons. 

'87.— Edward C. Plummer, attorney for the At- 
lantic Carriers' Association, has gone to Wash- 
ington, D. C, to attend the hearings on the new 
seamen's union bill. 

'97. — The last volume of the Transactions of 
the American Philological Association contains a 
scholarly article by Professor J. W. Hewitt, of 
Wesleyan University, on the "Development of the 
Thank-Offering" among the Greeks. 

'02. — In accordance with a vote to strengthen 
his relation with the church, Rev. Oscar W. 
Peterson was installed by regular custom as pas- 
tor of the Second Congregational Church of 
Newcastle, by an ecclesiastical council convened 
for the purpose. 

'02. — Edmund Hayes, Jr., son of Mellen Hayes 
of Farmington, and nephew of General Edmund 
Hayes of Buffalo, N. Y., was shot and killed in 
August by the Mexican Federals at Madera. 

'03. — Dr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Ridlon of Ridley 
Park, Pa., who have just arrived in England, will 
spend the next few months in London, where Dr. 
Ridlon is to make a special study of tropical dis- 
eases. Dr. Ridlon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. 
Frank A. Ridlon of Gorham, and his wife is the 
daughter of Rev. and Mrs. James H. Pyke of 
China. 

'13. — Rev. Rensel Colby has just been installed 
as pastor at Scarboro, Me. 

'13. — Wilmot C. Lippincott of Augusta left last 
week for Richmond, W. Virginia, where he will 
be employed as chemist for the Cherry River Pulp 
and Paper Company. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XL1II 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE., OCTOBER 21, 1913 



NO. 15 



BOWDOIN 13, VERMONT 3 

Bowdoin defeated the heavy team of the Uni- 
versity of Vermont last Saturday afternoon in 
Burlington by a persistent line attack and supe- 
rior punting. During the first two periods of 
play there was only one score, a field goal from 
the twenty-five yard line by Captain Whalen of 
the Vermont eleven. During this half neither 
team was able to make first down consistently. 
The ball was in Vermont's territory a greater part 
of the time. 

Toward the end of the third period the Ver- 
mont line began to weaken and holes were opened 
through which Bowdoin' s shifty backs penetrated 
for substantial gain. By the clever use of a for- 
ward pass, which recovered the ground lost on a 
penalty, Bowdoin placed the ball within striking 
distance of the enemy's goal. Stuart, carrying 
the ball- himself through the line, dodged by the 
secondary defense and went over for Bowdoin's 
first touchdown. Leadbetter failed to kick goal. 
Again in the fourth period Bowdoin gained the 
ball on a blocked punt near Vermont's goal and 
Foster rushed it over the last chalk mark. Lead- 
better kicked the goal. The Bowdoin team was 
getting stronger every minute of play and the 
Vermont players were becoming ragged in their 
defense but time prevented further scoring. 

During the first half the Bowdoin team was ry-t 
up to the form of the previous week allowing sev- 
eral fumbles and missing tackles. In the second 
half, however, the Vermont team was outplayed 
in every department of the game. Alton Lewis 
had a difficult job punting on account of the high 
wind, but gained yardage for Bowdoin by his 
splendid work in this department. 

Bowdoin played 'straight football for the most 
part, trying only two forward passes, both of 
which were successful. Vermont attempted end 
runs and passes but the Bowdoin defense smoth- 
ered their every attempt at open football. They 
failed in all of their five attempts at forward 
passes. Fumbling was frequent, Bowdoin re- 
covering more than Vermont. 

Stuart played a good game at quarter for Bow- 
doin, displaying excellent judgment in his selec- 



tion of plays and carrying the ball himself for 
good gains. Weatherill and Foster were up to 
their usual standard both on defense and offense, 
tackling hard and gaining sure ground through 
the line. The line played well from end to end. 
A. Pratt, taking Fitzgerald's place at end, played 
a creditable game. Fitzgerald suffered physically 
from the long train ride and was unable to start 
the game. He replaced Stuart at quarterback in 
the last period. Floyd was injured early in the 
game and was replaced by LaCasce. 

The good condition of the whole Bowdoin team 
was in evidence Saturday. Although they had 
completed a hard train journey they played 
stronger as the game progressed and were going 
fast as the final whistle blew. 

For Vermont, Capt. Whalen was the mainstay 
in offense and defense. 

A large crowd witnessed the contest. 

The lineup : 
BOWDOIN VERMONT 

A. Pratt, le re, Frazer 

Lewis, It rt, Little 

L. Pratt, lg rg, Fly nn 

Barry, c c, Jennien 

Mountfort, J. Moulton, rg lg, Abell 

Burns, rt It, Whalen 

Leadbetter, re le, Farr 

Stuart, Fitzgerald, qb qb, Currier 

Foster, Ih rh, Rawson 

Weatherill, rh Ih, Frank 

Floyd, LaCasce, Stuart, f b f b, Putnam 

Score, Bowdoin 13, Vermont 3. Touchdowns, 
Stuart, Foster. Goal from touchdown, Leadbet- 
ter. Goal from field, Whalen. Umpire, Bur- 
leigh. Referee, Smith of Dartmouth. Head 
linesman, Rockwell. Assistant linesmen, Crow 
and Leigh. Time 10-minute quarters. 



ON TO WATERVILLE 

Next Saturday the Maine series starts with 
Bowdoin playing Colby at Waterville and Maine 
playing Bates at Orono. An attempt to figure 
the outcome of the two battles would be extreme- 
ly difficult, but from comparisons of the teams, 
Bowdoin and Colby appear to be evenly matched, . 
while Maine seems to be stronger than Bates. 



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Colby will base her hopes on Lowney and Fra- 
ser, her two backfield stars, and the fact that she 
has a large number of veterans on the team. The 
line that stopped Hudson, however, should have 
little difficulty in piling up the Colby attacks. 
Bowdoin and Colby have not played the same 
teams this year, but the ease with which the Bow- 
doin line proved itself the master of Vermont's 
heavier aggregation speaks well for Bowdoin's 
offense. Although the question of ends is still 
puzzling Coach McCann to a great extent, the 
great improvement shown in the last two games 
gives promise of a wing defense and offense 
hard to be beaten. Lewis's punting has attracted 
attention in each game, and his sturdy toe can be 
relied upon to stave off any danger. It is hoped 
that Lew Brown will be able to play again by 
Saturday. 

The scores of the Bowdoin-Colby games in past 
years follow : 

1894. Bowdoin 30, Colby o. 

1895. Bowdoin 5, Colby o; Bowdoin 6, Colby o. 

1896. Bowdoin 12, Colby 0; Bowdoin 6, Colby 
6. 

1897. Bowdoin 16, Colby o; Bowdoin 0, Colby 
o. 

1898. Bowdoin 24, Colby o; Bowdoin 17, Colby 
o. 

1899. Bowdoin 6, Colby 6. 

1900. Bowdoin 68, Colby o. 

1901. Colby 12, Bowdoin o. 

1902. Colby 16, Bowdoin 5. 

1903. Colby 11, Bowdoin o. 

1904. Bowdoin 52, Colby 0. 

1905. Bowdoin 5, Colby o. 

1906. Bowdoin o, Colby 0. 

1907. Bowdoin 5, Colby o. 

1908. Bowdoin 9, Colby 6. 

1909. Colby 12, Bowdoin 5. 

1910. Bowdoin 6, Colby 5. 

191 1. Bowdoin o, Colby o. 

1912. Colby 20, Bowdoin 10. 

Won by Bowdoin, 13 ; won by Colby, 5 ; tied, 5. 

While Bowdoin and Colby are fighting it out at 
Waterville, Maine and Bates will be playing at 
Orono. Although Tufts defeated both Bates and 
Maine by practically the same score, Maine ap- 
pears to have the advantage, for Maine has made 
better scores throughout the season thus far, 
while Bates was scored on last Wednesday by 
Westbrook Seminary. 



Frank E. Noyes, Walter A. Fenning, William S. 
Cormack, Deane S. Peacock, Arthur B. Chapman. 

Balfe, the former Dorchester High runner, was 
not present at the trials, but was considered cer- 
tain of a place in the race with Maine Central In- 
stitute yesterday. 

As Trainer Magee accompanied the football 
team to Burlington, the freshmen were timed over 
the course by Mgr. Koughan. 

The time made in the run was very good when 
the condition of the course is taken into consider- 
ation, and some of the men should make a favor- 
able showing in the trials for the Varsity later in 
the year. 

The team from "Maine Central Institute which 
raced the Freshmen yesterday was captained by 
Orrin Haskell, a brother of Charles Haskell '13. 
The other men were Black, Howes, Jackson, 
Wakefield, and Woodward. This was the first 
Cross-Country team to represent M. C. I. 



FRESHMAN CROSS-COUNTRY TRIALS 

The freshmen cross-country squad held their 
trials for positions on the class team at 4 o'clock 
Friday afternoon and the men finished in the fol- 
lowing order: Captain Clarence H. Crosby, 



MEDICAL SCHOOL OPENS 

The Medical School opened yesterday with as 
large an enrollment as last year in spite of the 
new admission requirements. All but one of the 
new men have had at least two years of College 
work. The Anatomy Room, in which such men 
as Dr. Dwight, Dr. Weeks, and Dr. Gerrish have 
taught, has been repaired although the form has 
been unchanged. The faculty has been increased 
to 68 members. 

The following changes have been made in the 
titles of members of the faculty of the Medical 
School: 

Henry Marshall Swift, lecturer on neurology, 
becomes professor of neurology. 

Henry William Miller, lecturer on mental dis- 
eases, becomes professor of mental diseases. 

Henry Darenydd Evans, lecturer on public hy- 
giene, becomes professor of public hygiene. 

Manton Copeland, lecturer on embryology and 
histology, becomes professor of embryology and 
histology. 

Gilbert Molleson Elliott, demonstrator of anat- 
omy becomes assistant professor and demonstra- 
tor of anatomy. 

Richard Dresser Small, instructor in obstetrics, 
becomes assistant professor of obstetrics. 

Thomas Jayne Burrage, instructor in medicine, 
becomes assistant professor of medicine. 

Joseph Blake Drummond, instructor in anat- 
omy, becomes assistant professor of anatomy. 

Alfred Otto Gross, instructor in embryology 
and histology, becomes assistant professor of em- 
bryology and histology. 

Francis Joseph Welch, clinical assistant in 



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medicine, becomes instructor in pulmonary dis- 
eases. 

Harold Josselyn Everett, clinical assistant in 
obstetrics, becomes instructor in obstetrics. 

Roland Banks Moore, clinical assistant in ob- 
stetrics, becomes instructor in pediatrics. 

Ambrose Herbert Weeks, who was elected as- 
sistant professor of gastroenterology, died on 
June 26, less than a week after being elected to 
the position. 



EXCURSION TO COLBY GAME 
The first game of the State series will be held 
Saturday with Bowdoin opposing Colby, her old 
rival. A special excursion for Bowdoin students 
and followers will be held to Waterville. The 
regular schedule of trains will be run, extra 
coaches being utilized to accommodate the crowd. 
The fare for the excursion will be $1.50 round 
trip. Two years ago a large body of students ac- 
companied the team and witnessed the hard 
fought contest ending in a to score. This is 
the first opportunity that the student body has 
had to show Tom McCann, Bob Weatherill and 
the others who are working on and with the team 
that their work is appreciated. Not only as a 
matter of loyalty, however, should Bowdoin at- 
tend the game en masse. As a contest it will be 
worth going many more miles to see. Those who 
saw Colby's fast backs charge through Bowdoin's 
line for long gains last year on Whittier Field are 
interested to see if the heavy and fast forwards 
of this year's team can prevent their advances. 
Bowdoin-Colby games are always hard games 
and fast games. Get your tickets for Water- 
ville ! 



REPORT OF TRACK MANAGER 

Season 1912-1913. 
A. R. Cole, Mgr. 
Brunswick, Maine, June 14, 1913. 

RECEIPTS 

Blanket Tax $705 00 



1911-1912 subscriptions 
I.C.AA.A.A. Rebate .. 
Vermont guarantee . . . 

B.A.A. guarantee 

Indoor Meet 

Loan from B.B. Assn. . 
Loan from Ath. Assn. . 

Trinity Meet 

M.I.C.A.A. Div 

N.E.I.C.A.A 

Inter-Scholastic Meet . 



20 00 

1 25 

75 00 

50 00 

147 80 
25 00 
25 00 
60 00 

204 00 
10 00 

234 33 



Alumni subscription 
Sundries 



Total Receipt $1,578 96 



EXPENDITURES 

Coaches (Morrill and Finneran) .... 

M.I.C.A.A. Cross-Country 

Vermont Cross-Country 

Trips to secure coach (Capt. Haskell) 

B.A.A. Meet (8 men) 

M.I.C.A.A. Dues 

N.E.I.C.A.A. Dues 

NE.I.C.A.A. Special Assesment 

I.C.AA.A.A. Dues 

Indoor Meet 

Trinity Meet 

Loans 

M.I.C.A.A. Meet (24 men) 

N.E.I.C.A.A. Meet (5 men) 

I.C.AA.A.A. Meet (3 men) 

Inter-Scholastic Meet 

1911-1912 Bill 

Supplies 

Incidentals (stamps, express, tele- 
grams, etc. ) 



$390 00 

9 35 

156 52 

39 60 

123 00 

15 00 

15 00 

10 00 

10 00 

75 55 
149 44 

50 00 
182 35 

60 05 

41 45 

202 19 

1 90 

33 02 

8 75 



Total Expenditures $ T ,573 : 7 

Total Receipts $1,578 96 

Total Expenditures !,573 *7 



Balance 



BILLS OWED 



To Printer 

To Coach Finneran . 
To Coach Morrill . . . 
To Wright & Ditson 
To Typewriter Rent . 
To J. Frank Facey . . 
To A. G. Spalding . . 



$5 79 



588 15 

50 00 

32 00 

24 32 

3 00 

1 50 

6 00 



Total Bills owed $204 97 

Balance 5 79 



Total Debit $199 *8 

Respectfully submitted, 

Alan R. Cole, Mgr. 

I have examined the books and vouchers of the 
Manager of the Track Association, and the fore- 
going is a correct summary of his receipts and 
disbursements. 



Barrett Potter, Auditor. 



October 13, 1913. 



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Vol. XLIII OCTOBER 21, 1913 No. 15 

About Organized Cheering 

Comes now a student forward with the propo- 
sition that, after all, this organized cheering is 
unworthy of us as an institution, that its motives 
are not the highest ; that is, its purpose is partly 
to "rattle" opposing teams, that we would be do- 
ing American athletics a benefit by cheering only 
spontaneously and as we felt moved. Then the 
rally speakers are all wrong, and the many 
Orient editorials are all wrong and the many 
athletic captains who urge the student body to do 
more organized cheering, "to cheer themselves 
hoarse for old Bowdoin," are sadly in error. In 
view of our recent lack of enthusiasm for organ- 
ized rooting this statement demands deep consid- 
eration. Is it true, as one student recently re- 
marked, "that we are not a cheering college?" If 
we do not really believe in our present system let 
us frankly admit it and have the office of cheer 
leader abolished. 

The Orient believes that we are ready for no 
such step. We believe that Bowdoin students 



really feel the need of cheering, that in the last 
analysis they want to cheer, for their team, that 
to a large extent their cheering is spontaneous. 
As for its purpose, anyone familiar with the eti- 
quette of the Bowdoin grandstand knows that 
Bowdoin yells are given to encourage the home 
team, not to disconcert the opponents, knows that 
fair play is practised towards opposing teams, 
furthermore knows that the absence of organized 
cheering leads to the evidences of what bad feel- 
ing there is in the Bowdoin grandstand. Who is 
there that has not felt the exhiliration of yelling 
himself hoarse, throwing his cap into the air and 
getting his clothes muddy if need be, in sheer 
self-forgetfulness, in exultation at a well earned 
victory ? At Bowdoin we need not fear too much 
the win spirit. Given that moral balance which • 
will not stoop to unfair means, in the organiza- 
tion, or conduct of teams, and a possession of the 
desire for supremacy carried out in the hardest 
of physical exertion is healthy, and helpful. 
There are those in the student body who have not 
yet caught the spirit of spontaneity which needs 
no urging to make them cheer, who do not feel 
the impulse to get on their feet and sing Bowdoin 
Beata when we are scored on in the first period 
or last period, "just to show 'em we are not beat- 
en." But these are in a minority. We repeat our 
former statement that we need more cheering, 
more organized cheering, more songs and more 
people singing them, rooters that will "yell 
themselves hoarse for Bowdoin." 



Publication of Reports 

We note that one of the athletic manager's re- 
ports which are required by the Athletic Council 
to be published in the Commencement Orient, 
has not yet reached us. This is not a wholly 
new condition. It is very seldom that the report 
of any season in athletics is audited and present- 
ed for publication until that season is almost for- 
gotten. The fault is not often with the managers. 
It very often happens that the books lie in the 
auditor's hands untouched for months. This is a 
positive handicap to the incoming manager. The 
present manager of the track team has been se- 
verely handicapped by not knowing, in midst of 
handicapped by not knowing, now in the midst of 
his season, the balance from the last year's sea- 
son, or the approximate costs of items in the past. 
The Athletic Council should reorganize its sys- 
tem of auditing so as to secure more promptness 
and efficiency. 



SUNDAY CHAPEL SPEAKER 

The speaker at Sunday Chapel was Rev. Dr. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



David Nelson Beach, President of Bangor Theo- 
logical Seminary. Dr. Beach received the degree 
of A.B. from Yale in 1872, B.D. from the Yale 
Divinity School in 1881, and the degree of D.D. 
from Western Reserve in 1896. He has held pas- 
torates in Congregational Churches in Westerly, 
R.I., Wakefield, Mass., Cambridge, Mass., Min- 
neapolis, and Denver and has been president and 
professor of homiletics at the Bangor Seminary 
since 1903. He has been prominent in good civics 
work in Massachusetts and elsewhere and is the 
author of numerous books. 



THE BLANKET TAX 



A number of men have been granted extensions 
of time for the payment of their Blanket Taxes, 
and the payments have fallen due. The men are 
asked to pay up as soon as possible to any mem- 
"ber of the Board of Managers and get their tick- 
ets of MacCormick '15 at the D. U. House. The 
men to whom payments may be made are Weath- 
erill '14, Leigh '14, Koughan '15, Elwell '15, Mac- 
Cormick '15, Floyd '15, Simpson '14, Gray '14 and 
Austin '15. 



GUESTS AT INITIATIONS 

Among the alumni present at the various initia- 
tions last week were the following: — Prof. Wil- 
liam A. Moody '82, Prof. Charles C. Hutchins '83, 
Henry Chapman '91, Clement Robinson '03, 
Thomas C. White '03, Prof. Marshall P. Cram 
'04, John H. Brett '05, Donald C. White '05, Ar- 
thur Robinson '08, Frank Thomas '08, Harrison 

C. Chapman '12, Alton L. Grant '12, Charles E. 
Sayward '84, Leon M. Fobes '92, Prof. George T. 
Files '89, George E. Fogg '02, William H. San- 
born '10, Donald Redfern 'n, Gardner Sanford 
'11, Prof. George T. Little '77, H. C. Baxter '78, 
Dr. Frank N. Whittier '85, John C. Minot '96, C. 
5. Pettengill '98, Prof. Kenneth C. M. Sills '01, 
William M. Harris '09, Frank A. Smith '12, Ed- 
win C. Burleigh '13, Reginald O. Conant '13, 
Daniel Saunders, 2nd, '13, Luther Dana '03, 
Henry O. Hawes '10, Leon S. Lippincott '10, 
George F. Cressey, '12, Stanley F. Dole '13, John 
A. Slocum '13, Albert J. Curtis '70, Lyman C. 
Lee '92, Lyman A. Cousins '02, James A. Clark 
'05, Clarence L. Scammon '09, Richard R. East- 
man '10, Arthur H. Stockman '03, Emery O. 
Beane '04, Ruel W. Smith '97, Henry E. Grihen 
'97, A. Donald Weston '12, Carl O. Warren '12, 
Tames B. Perkins '03, Henry Evans '01, George 
Kern '12, Willis Roberts '07, George H. Macom- 
ber '11, Nathan S. Weston '08, Merton Bailey '11, 

D. F. Koughan '09, Alton Pope '10, C. E. Allen 



'15, Walter T. Hazeltine '16, Frank E. Kendrie 
'10. 

Among the other guests were: E. L. Mont- 
gomery, Wesleyan '99 ; F. H. Burgess, Brown '12 ; 
Prof. Charles T. Burnett, Amherst '95; C. B. 
Rafter, Lehigh '13; Samuel B. Furbish, Amherst 
'98; Prof. William H. Davis, Harvard '05; Roy 
H. Flynt, Maine '04; Prof. J. L. McConaughy, 
Yale '09; J. S. Wadleigh, Maine '14; P. D. Bray, 
Maine '14. 



COMMUNICATION 



Editor of the Orient: 

Through your columns I wish to make an ap- 
peal to the undergraduates of the College. The 
Freshman-M.C.I. Race marked the formal open- 
ing of the fall track season. Other races which 
follow are designed to give the men a chance to 
get going before the indoor season begins. Not 
enough men have reported for fall work and if 
we are to have a successful track team in the 
spring, we must show more life in the fall. I am 
at the Athletic Field every afternoon and am 
ready to take anybody in hand and get him going 
in the line he is suited for. You will never feel 
more like running than you do this fall and if you 
get in condition now it will be easy to keep so 
through the winter. If you come out now and 
find out what event you are suited for, you can 
put in your time in the Gym this winter on that 
event and will not be wasting time trying differ- 
ent ones. 

Come out whether you ever ran or not. Some 
of the best track men in the country discovered 
their ability through willingness to try. You 
may be the "find" of the year but you will never 
be discovered unless you find yourself. The track 
coach is not a detective and cannot hunt out 
Ralph Craigs in dark corners but he can tell 
whether a man is a runner or not if the fellow 
gives him a chance. 

Get into the Interclass Meet this week and be 
part of the squad on which Bowdoin's hopes will 
depend in the spring. 

John J. Magee, Track Coach. 



THE MacMILLAN EXPEDITION 

The MacMillan Crocker Land expedition party 
which set sail from Boston, July 4th, has safely 
landed at Etah Harbor from which efforts will be 
made to reach their winter quarters at Cape Sa- 
bine. 

The expedition, under the auspices of the 
American Geographical Society, and Museum of 
Natural History of New York, is in the charge of 
Donald MacMillan, Bowdoin '98. About the mid- 



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die of the month of July, the steamship Diana, 
which was conveying the expedition, was strand- 
ed in Belle Isle Strait and for a time it was feared 
she would be a total loss, but she was safely re- 
moved from her perilous berth and the expedi- 
tion proceeded on its way. 

Neil Fogg, Bowdoin '13, a nephew of Prof. 
MacMillan, who accompanied the expedition to 
Etah Harbor has returned in order to continue 
his studies at Harvard University. 

Word just received from one of the party states 
that the polar bear promised by Explorer Mac- 
Millan for the trophy room in the new gym has 
been shot and weighed in the neighborhood of 
700 pounds. The party is now in yj degrees north 
latitude on the Greenland coast. They have on 
board 30 Eskimos and 100 dogs. 



€&e iU&rarp Cable 

An attractive booklet in white with a gold in- 
scription is "Reminiscences of an 'Old Grad,' " a 
poem read at Commencement last year. It was 
written by D. A. Robinson '73 and is very inter- 
esting to undergraduates in its portrayal of the 
impressions of 40 years ago. 

By the kind thoughtfulness of Gen. Thomas H. 
Hubbard of New York City the Library has lately 
received a contemporary account of the degree of 
doctor of laws on the Marquis de Lafayette by 
Bowdoin College in June 1825 and of the address 
given by President William Allen, D.D., on that 
occasion. This was General Layafette's farewell 
visit to America and it was hoped that he would 
extend his journey eastward to Brunswick and 
possibly to the towns upon the Kennebec. When 
it was learned that he could not do this, the Presi- 
dent with members of the faculty, the trustees 
and overseers, accompanied by a large delegation 
of students went to Portland, then the capital of 
the state, where a most enthusiastic reception was 
given the Revolutionary hero. 

The Marquis replied as follows to President 
Allen's address: — "With the highest sense of re- 
spect and gratitude, I receive the kind visit of 
the trustees and students of Brunswick College, 
the testimonials of their esteem and friendship, 
expressed by you, sir, in so flattering and kind 
terms, and the much valued diploma, with which 
you have been pleased to honor an American vet- 
eran. While I much regret not to be able to offer 
these sentiments at the seat of your so interesting 
institution, I thank you for the opportunity you 
have offered me of a personal acquaintance with 
you, gentlemen of that college, where young 
republicans, the hope of the country, are instruct- 



ed in every literary and scientific branch, and 
above all, in the first of all sciences, the science 
of freedom, equal rights, and self-government; 
and while I join in your liberal wishes for the en- 
franchisement of mankind, while I am highly 
obliged to your kind feelings in my behalf, I beg 
you to accept my warmest good wishes, and most 
grateful acknowledgements." 



Cluo anD Council Meetings 

A short meeting of the Athletic Council was 
held Tuesday evening. It was voted to leave the 
cancelling of the Tech Cross-Country Race to the 
Track Association. Dr. Whittier reported on the 
financial condition of all branches of athletics. 



©n tfte Campus 

McKenney '15 is an assistant in the German 
department. 

A number of students attended the tuberculosis 
exhibit last week. 

George '16 has returned to College after an 
operation for appendicitis. 

A larger number of students than usual found 
employment at the Fair this year. 

"Farmer" Kern '12 is coaching the Deering 
High School football team of Portland. 

Palmer '13 was on the campus last week. He 
intends to enter banking in New York. 

Partridge '11, Sanborn '11, Haskell '13, Marsh 
'12, and Cowan '13 were on the campus Sunday. 

The Dekes took the Zetes into camp last Satur- 
day afternoon in football. Psi Upsilon will play 
the Dekes soon. 

The Bowdoin Gym is mentioned in the Brittan- 
ica Year Book, a new publication received at the 
Library. 

Frank Bergin, who for three years coached 
Bowdoin's football team, is now coach at Middle- 
bury College. 

Dean Sills will be at home to students at his 
rooms, 31 Federal Street, on Sunday evenings 
from 9 until 1 1. 

Delta Kappa Epislon, Psi Upsilon, Delta Up- 
silon, and Beta Theta Pi will have dances after 
the Maine game. 

Coffin '15, Parmenter '16, Hescock '16 and Has- 
eltine '17 are members of the chorus choir at the 
Church on the Hill. 

The members of the Sunday Chapel choir are 
Munroe '14, Wilson '14, West '15, Melloon '15, 
Parmenter '16 and Haseltine '17. 

As much of the equipment used by Bowdoin 
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now stored in town. Some of the equipment will 
be put on exhibition in the Trophy Room. 

Dr. Arthur A. Downs, prominent in anti-tuber- 
culosis work in Maine and a popular lecturer at 
Bowdoin on several occasions, recently died of 
cerebral meningitis. He was 39 years and five 
months old. 

The College has lately received from Mrs. Per- 
ley of Fort Preble, the skull of a barbarossa, a 
rare animal found in the Dutch East Indies. This 
skull was procured for the College by her hus- 
hand, Col. Perley, while he was engaged in mili- 
tary service in the Philippines. It has been placed 
in the Biological Museum. 

John Rollins '15, who was operated on for ap- 
pendicitis at the Maine General Hospital at Port- 
land a week ago Sunday night, is reported as 
showing improvement the past few days. His 
case was more serious than was at first supposed, 
but the physicians in charge at the hospital ex- 
pect that he will be sitting up in a few days. 

Although the rain postponed Topsham Fair, 
bedraggled the Midway, removed all traces of 
Ethiopian ancestry from the face of the hit-the- 
nigger-and-you-get-a-cigar dodger, and made the 
Triangle race an impossibility, Friday and Satur- 
day found a large number of Bowdoin men at 
the student entrance in the Topsham woods. 

The recent announcement of Charles L. Bow- 
ker, Supt. of the Brunswick and Topsham Water 
District, to the effect that the company is to lay 
a new twelve-inch water main from Bath street, 
through McLellan street to Harpswell street, is 
one which is causing considerable satisfaction in 
college circles. Such a course will mean better 
fire protection for the Kappa Sigma fraternity 
house; for the new gymnasium and for buildings 
in close proximity to it. The present water main 
in this vicinity is but a six-inch one. 

The class of 1917 has broken all existing rec- 
ords in the number of men out for the Orient 
Board. The following men are wearing report- 
er's badges and dogging "those who know:" 
Morrill '16, Dalrymple '17, Philbrick '17, Cor- 
mack '17, King '17, Blanchard '17, Stone '17, Cre- 
hore '17, Brown '17, Burleigh '17, Flynt '17, Mo- 
ran '17, Eaton '17, Noyes '17, Stride '17, Ladd '17, 
Fobes '17 and Langs '17. 



OTtb tfte JFacuItp 

Doctor Walter Brown, who took the place of 
Professor Burnett last year, is Instructor of 
Phsycology at the University of Toronto. 

Joseph S. Davis, last year instructor of Eco- 
nomics at Bowdoin, is this year an instructor in 



the same department at Harvard. 

Professor James McConaughy has been chosen 
Superintendent of the First Parish ' Sunday 
School. 

Professor Bell is a member of the executive 
committee of the Brunswick Dramatic Club. 

President Hyde and Professor McConaughy 
are to be present at the annual meeting of the 
Eastern Association of College Presidents at Bur- 
lington, Vt. 

President Hyde attended the meeting of the 
trustees at Exeter, Saturday, and preached at 
Amherst Sunday. 

Professor Frederick Brown, at present on leave 
of absence in Italy, attended the sixth centenary 
celebration of the birth of Bocaccio at Certaldo 
and was the only representative of the colleges of 
England and America at that function. 

The list of speakers for the 12th Annual Meet- 
ing of the Maine Teachers' Association which is 
to be held at Bangor, October 30-31, promises to 
be unusually strong. Governor William T. 
Haines and State Superintendent of Schools Pay- 
son Smith, both Alumni of Bowdoin College, will 
deliver addresses at that meeting. The list of 
Bowdoin professors who will speak at that meet- 
ing with the subjects of their addresses are as fol- 
lows : 

Professor Kenneth C. M. Sills, "Egypt and the 
Classics." 

Professor James L. McConaughy, "Moral Edu- 
cation," "Suggestions for a Teacher's Profes- 
sional Library." 

Professor G. R. Elliot, "English Literature for 
Students Not Preparing for College." 

Professor Orren C. Hormell, "Popular Opinion 
and the Granting of the Franchise to the Negro." 

Professor Manton Copeland, "A Proper Bal- 
ance Between the Purely Scientific Spirit and the 
LTtilitarian Spirit in Biology." 



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CALENDAR 

Sousa's Band at Cumberland. 
Cross-Country Practise, 3.30. 
Football Practise, 3.30. 
Interclass Cross-Country Race. 
Football Practise, 3.30. 
Bowdoin vs. Colby at Waterville. 
Maine vs. Bates at Orono. 
Inter-class Track Meet. 



Resolutions 

Hall of the Kappa of Psi Upsilon. 
October 18, 1913. 
It is with heartfelt regret that the Kappa Chap- 
ter of Psi Upsilon is called upon to record the 



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death of Brother Robert Lawrence Packard of 
the Class of 1S6S. Strong in his love for the 
Fraternity, his loyalty was unceasing, and his 
constant efforts in our behalf have deepened our 
respect and veneration for him. 
Therefore, be it 

Resolved, that while we accept the will of God 
in his inscrutable purposes, we mourn most deep- 
ly for our lost brother and that we extend our 
most sincere sorrow to his bereaved family and 
friends. 

Earl Farnsworth Wilson, 
Albion Keith Eaton, 
Dwight Harold Sayward, 

For the Chapter. 



Hall of the Kappa of Psi Upsilon. 

October 18, 1913. 

In the death of Brother Frederick Orin Baston 

of the Class of 1875 the Kappa Chapter of Psi 

Upsilon has lost another of its loyal alumni. 

Therefore be it 

Resolved, That we express our deep sorrow at 
his death and extend our sincere sympathy to 
those bound closer to him by ties of friendship 
and family. 

Earl Farnsworth Wilson, 
Albion Keith Eaton, 
Dwight Harold Sayward, 

For the Chapter. 



alumni Department 

'84. — Rev. John E. Cummings, D.D., was 
awarded the Kaisar-i-Hind medal by the govern- 
ment of Burma Aug. 19. As far as is now known, 
this is the first medal of the kind to be bestowed 
upon a Bowdoin graduate. 

'91. — Dr. Fred E. Parker recently died of blood 
poisoning at Victoria, B. C, where he had been 
practising medicine for a year or more. 

Dr. Parker was born in the Stroudwater section 
of Portland, Me., Oct. 8, 1868. An ambitious 
young man, he worked his way through Bowdoin, 
where he was a member of the Theta Delta Chi 
Fraternity. After a period of eight years, during 
which he was physical instructor at the gymnas- 
ium of Brown University, he received his M.D. 
at Dartmouth. Dr. Parker afterwards became 
director of the Brown gymnasium, the position 
which he held until 1903. About 1907 he went to 
Canada to practise, finally settling at Victoria. 

' 93 . — Albert S. Hutchinson of Newton High- 
lands, died of pneumonia at the Newton Hospital, 
Oct. 7, after an illness of only a few days. He 
was a member of the law firm of Hutchinson & 
Hutchinson, Boston. 



Air. Hutchinson was born Oct. 27, 1871, at Au- 
burn, Me., the son of Liberty H. Hutchinson, 
himself a prominent lawyer of Lewiston, Me. 
After his graduation at Bowdoin, he taught for a 
while at Riverview Academy, Poughkeepsie, N. 
Y. He was graduated at the Harvard Law 
School in 1899. He then associated himself with 
his uncle, Freedom Hutchinson, in Boston, with 
whom he remained until his death. 

For several years Mr. Hutchinson had been 
legal instructor at the Boston Y. M. C. A. Law 
School, and had been president of the Men's 
League in Newton Highlands. Mr. Hutchinson 
served on the Newton School Committee for three 
years. He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss 
Virginia Mellen, of Newton, and three children. 

'01. — Harold P. Vose is now general manager 
of the Phillips Invisible Wardrobe Company. 
His address is 351 West 15th St. 

'02. — Since Edward J. Fletcher has sold his in- 
terest, the corporate name of Noyes and Fletcher, 
Portland, Me., has been changed to Noyes and 
Cousens (Sidney W. Noyes '02, Pres., Lyman A. 
Cousens '02, Treas.). The corporation will oc- 
cupy the same offices, rooms 506 and 507, in the 
Union Mutual building, 120 Exchange street. It 
carries securities suitable for investment by in- 
stitutions, trust funds and individuals. 

'06. — Romily Johnson, who is known in Italy as 
Giovanni Romilli, is making a tour of the north- 
ern cities of Italy under the management of Sig. 
Tassoni of Milan. Mr. Johnson's very successful 
appearance in the part of Oraveso in Bellini's 
opera Norma, has ranked him among those artists 
who can do great work, and his singing is re- 
ceived with hearty applause in the more important 
musical cities. 

'09. — Mr. John W. Manter and Miss Mary E. 
Berry of North Vassalboro, were married July 2, 
at the bride's home. 

'to. — Winston B. Stephens has returned from 
Prussia where he has been an exchange teacher 
for the past year. 

'11.— Mr. Charles B. Hawes has received an 
appointment on the staff of the Youth's Compan- 
ion and will enter upon the duties of his new po- 
sition this month. While Mr. Hawes was in Bow- 
doin he was chairman of the Quill and he has al- 
ways been identified with literary work. 

'13.— Mr. Harold D. Archer was married on 
Oct 7 to Miss Alfreda Gore, daughter of Hon. 
Fred S. Gore, Massachusetts State Penal Com- 
missioner, at Dorchester, Mass. The best man 
and ushers were all Bowdoin men: best man, 
Tames F. Hamburger '10; ushers, George W. 
Howe '11, A. W. Hughes '09, Thomas Williams 



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VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, OCTOBER 28, 1913 



NO. 16 



COLBY 12, BOWDOIN 

One hundred and fifty loyal rooters saw Bow- 
doin outscored on the Alumni Field at Waterville 
last Saturday. Bowdoin was outscored but in no 
respect outclassed. The whole story of the con- 
test may be summed up in three words — too much 
Fraser. The stocky Colby captain won the game 
by his long high punts and sensational end runs. 
Bowdoin's defeat is far from discouraging. The 
light backfield was handicapped by the condition 
of the field, but showed an undoubted ability to 
gain ground. The tendency to fumbling cost us 
more than one chance to score. The Bowdoin de- 
fense was strong, and except for the one time 
when Fraser skirted the ends after a long suc- 
cessful forward pass and finally put the ball over 
the last mark, the Colby backs could not consist- 
ently gain ground. In punting Colby had a big 
advantage on the wet field. Few of Colby's gains 
were made through the line. Most of her yardage 
was the result of long end runs. Our backfield, 
on the other hand, was not able to skirt the ends, 
mainly on account of the condition of the field. 
Our gains were the result of line plunges. That 
Bowdoin could not put the ball over the Colby 
goal in the third and fourth periods was due to 
the stiffening of the opposing line and the failure 
of the Bowdoin forwards to make holes. 

Weatherill and Foster made good gains 
through the line, averaging a good four yards. 
Their clean, hard tackling also ended many a dan- 
gerous end run. Colbath and Lew Brown played 
well both on defense and offense. Brown's work 
on the receiving of punts was one of the features 
of the game. 

The line fought hard and presented a strong 
obstacle in the way of the Colby backs. 

No praise is too high for Captain Fraser. His 
playing was brilliant, sensational and clean 
throughout. To him Colby owes her victory. The 
game was marred by frequent delays on account 
of the breaking of the io yard line. The officiat- 
ing was good and the playing clean and hard. A 
word must be said for the band of loyal Bowdoin 
rooters who sat in the drizzling rain cheering the 
team to the last whistle. 



FIRST PERIOD 

Bowdoin received the kick. Recovered on the 
io yard line and advanced the ball to 35 yard line. 
Foster made 7 yards through left tackle. Bow- 
doin fumbled and Fraser recovered on the 45 
yard line and punted 30 yards. Colbath made 10 
yards through the line and Lewis punted to 20 
yard line. Lowney made a forward pass to Royal 
for 40 yards. Lowney 5 yards. Fraser 10 yards. 
Fraser 5 yards. Colby fumbled on Bowdoin's 10 
yard line. Lewis punted. Ball run back to 45 
yard line. Lowney 3 yards. Fraser 3 yards. 
Lowney 2 yards. Cauley made 10 yards more and 
Fraser went around the end for a touchdown. 
Colby punted out to 20 yard line. Fraser kicked 
the goal. 

SECOND PERIOD 

Bowdoin kicked to 5 yard line. Lowney ran 
the ball back through a broken field to Bowdoin's 
45 yard line. Fraser 2 yards. Cauley 1 yard. 
The next two plays were smothered in the line for 
no gain. Lowney attempted a forward pass but 
Foster broke it up. Bowdoin's ball. Weatherill 
made 5 yards. Colbath 8 yards. Weatherill 2 
yards. Foster 8 yards. Foster 2. 

THIRD PERIOD 

Colby kicked off. Weatherill made 3 yards. 
Bowdoin fumbled and Fraser recovered and punt- 
ed to 10 yard line. Lewis attempted to punt but 
was blocked. Colby recovered the ball on 45 yard 
\ine. Fraser made 8 yards. Lowney no gain. 
Cauley no gain. Fraser punted 40 yards. Lewis 
returned the punt. Lowney made 5 yards. Cau- 
ley 1 yard. Fraser 7. Lowney 5. Colby penal- 
ized 5 yards. Lowney 12 yards. The ball was on 
the 20 yard line directly in front of the goal 
posts. Fraser backed and put a drop kick over. 
Bowdoin kicked off. Crossman ran it- back 15 
yards. Fraser punted to 15 yard line. Weather- 
ill was stopped for no gain. Colbath 6 yards. 
Weatherill 5 yards. Foster 12 yards. It now 
looked as if Bowdoin would score. The ball was 
being carried down the field on every rush. Col- 
bath 4 yards. Stuart 3 yards. Lewis 3. Bow- 
doin then tried a series of plays which were 
smeared before they could start. Colby's line 
held like a rock. Bowdoin lost the ball on Colby's 



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2 yard line. Fraser punted to 45 yard line. Lewis 
returned punt. 

FOURTH PERIOD 

Colby kicked off. Foster ran the ball back 30 
yards. Bowdoin was held for three downs and 
forced to punt. Fraser punted back. Brown ran 
the punt back 20 yards. Colbath made 3 yards. 
The ball was again in the shadow of Colby's goal, 
but the Blue line held and the ball was lost. 
Fraser punted 30 yards. Colbath made 2 yards. 
Weatherill 10 yards. Brown no gain. Colby got 
the ball on her own 10 yard line. Fraser punted 
and Colby recovered Brown's fumble. Colby at- 
tempted a forward pass which Bowdoin inter- 
cepted. Colby's ball. Fraser punted. Lewis 
punted. Fraser took the ball for 45 yards, the 
longest run of the game, around right end. Bow- 
doin recovered the ball on a fumble on her 3 yard 
line. Lewis dropped behind the line to punt. The 
ball was passed too low and he was unable to kick. 
Before he could take a step he was nailed by 
Stanwood, for a safety. In the next few minutes 
of play both teams exchanged punts, and tried out 
substitutes. 
COLBY BOWDOIN 

Crossman, le le, Fitzgerald 

Dacey, It It, Lewis 

Deasey, lg lg, L. W. Pratt 

Stanwood, c c, Barry 

McCormick, rg rg, Mountfort 

Ladd, rt rt, Burns 

Royal, re re, Leadbetter 

N. Merrill, qb qb, Brown 

Fraser, lhb lhb, Foster 

Lowney, rhb rhb, Weatherill 

Cauley, fb fb, Colbath 

Colby, 12; Bowdoin, o. 

Referee, McGrath, Boston College; umpire, 
Pulsifer, Bates; head linesman, Kelley, Portland. 
Time of periods, 15 minutes each. Colby scoring: 
touchdowns, Fraser; goal from touchdown, 
Fraser; goal from field, Fraser; safety, Stan- 
wood. Substitutions : Colby, Pendergast for Mc- 
Cormick; Pratt for Lowney; Lowney for Pratt; 
McCormick for Pendergast ; Pendergast for Dea- 
sey; Allen for Cauley; Eustis for Ladd; Bailey 
for Lowney; I. Merrill for Crossman. Bowdoin, 
Stuart for Brown; Brown for Stuart; A. Pratt 
for Fitzgerald; C. Foster for A. Pratt; Stone for 
Barry; Austin for Mountfort; A. Pratt for H. 
Foster ; H. Foster for A. Pratt. 



REVIEW AND PROPHECY 

The 12 to o defeat that Bowdoin met at the 
hands of Colby demonstrated that Colby has one 
of the strongest fighting machines that that col- 
lege has ever been able to boast. Although Bow- 



doin was beaten, she died fighting, and has been 
praised by her conquerors for the game battle. A 
victory over both Bates and Maine will still give 
Bowdoin an opportunity at least to tie the cham- 
pionship. 

The only conclusive result that can be safely 
drawn from Saturday's battle is that Bates is 
hopelessly outclassed. Defeated by the score of 
34 to o, Bates at no time showed anything like the 
eleven she had last year, and Maine had no diffi- 
culty in scoring almost at will. 

It is safe to say, however, that Bowdoin, Colby 
and Maine have strong teams. At present, Colby 
and Maine have the lead on Bowdoin through 
having won the opening games, but next Satur- 
day, when Colby meets Maine at Orono, Bowdoin 
is playing Bates at Lewiston, and should come up 
into a tie for second place. If Maine beats Colby 
and Bowdoin beats Maine, there will be a triple 
tie for first honors, providing, of course, that both 
Colby and Bowdoin trim Bates, — a feat that 
should be easy of accomplishment. 

The Bowdoin enthusiasts who made the trip 
from Waterville have nothing but praise for the 
efforts of their team, and all are looking forward 
hopefully to the time when the polar bear shall 
fasten its claws in the big blue elephant. 

The scores of the Bates-Bowdoin games in past 
years follow : 

1889 — Bowdoin 62, Bates 0. 

1890, 1 89 1, 1892 — No game. 

1893 — Bowdoin 54, Bates o. 

1894 — Bowdoin 26, Bates 0. 

1895 — Bowdoin 22, Bates 6. 

1896 — Bowdoin 22, Bates o. 

1897 — Bates 10, Bowdoin 6. 

1898 — Bates 6, Bowdoin o. 

1899 — Bowdoin 16, Bates 6. 

1900 — No game. 

1901 — Bates 11, Bowdoin 0. 

1902 — Bates 16, Bowdoin 0. 

1903 — Bowdoin 11, Bates 5. 

1904 — Bowdoin 12, Bates 6. 

1905 — Bowdoin 6, Bates o. 

1906 — Bates 6, Bowdoin o. 

1907 — Bowdoin 6, Bates 5. 

1908 — Bates 5, Bowdoin o. 

1909 — Bowdoin 6, Bates o. 

1910 — Bowdoin 6, Bates 6. 

191 1 — Bowdoin 11, Bates o. 

1912 — Bates 7, Bowdoin 6. 

Of the 20 games played, Bowdoin has won 12, 
Bates seven, and one has been a tie. Bowdoin 
has scored 272 points and Bates 79. It is only 
creditable to say in favor of Bates, however, that 
the scores of the Lewiston team have been far 
better during recent years. 



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ARE YOU GOING? 

Bowdoin meets Bates in the second game of the 
Maine series at Garcelon Field, Lewiston, Satur- 
day. The game will be called at 2.30 p. m. Ar- 
rangements have been made with the Maine Cen- 
tral Railroad for an excursion rate of 60 cents 
round trip, tickets good Saturday only. A train 
leaves Brunswick at 1.33 p. m. and arrives in 
Lewiston at 2.12 p. m., allowing plenty of time to 
reach the field in time for the game. A train 
leaves Lewiston at 5.03 p. m., arriving in Bruns- 
wick at 5.40 p. m. Both these trains will carry 
extra coaches. This means that every Bowdoin 
student and member of the faculty may attend the 
game. The cost, with such arrangements, is 
merely train fare and the admission to the game, 
$1.00. Tickets for the excursion will be on sale 
by the Bowdoin management at the rally Friday 
night. Tickets for the game will probably be on 
sale at that time also. 

Bowdoin has lost its first game in the State 
series, and it is up to the student body to show to 
the team and the general public that their loyalty 
is not shaken. No better, more satisfying and 
sure demonstration can be given than that of 
turning out in a body for this game. Provision 
will be made for the ringing of the chapel bell if 
there are no students left on the campus Saturday 
afternoon. LEWISTON ! ALL ABOARD ! 



FRESHMEN DEFEATED 



Monday, Oct. 20, the Maine Central Institute 
cross-country team defeated the Freshman team 
in a hard race through a steady cold rain. The 
collegians, with a few exceptions, showed the 
lack of faithful training and conscientious prac- 
tise, while their school-boy rivals were in excel- 
lent condition. 

The final score was: M.C.I. 22, 1917, 35. 
Although 1917 failed to capture the race, never- 
theless individual honors came their way, for 
Crosby, their captain, won first place handily, 
outdistancing the nearest competitor with ease. 
Despite the unfavorable conditions under which 
the race was run, the time was fast. The men 
finished in the following order : — 

1st, Crosby (Capt. ) of Bowdoin; 2nd, Wake- 
field, of M.C.I; 3d, Haskell (Capt.) of M.C.I. 
4th, Black of M.C.I.; 5th, Woodward of M.C.I. 
6th, Balfe of Bowboin; 7th, Noyes of Bowdoin 
8th, Howes of M.C.I. ; 9th, Jackson of M.C.I. 
10th, Cormack of Bowdoin; nth, Peacock of 
Bowdoin; 12th, Fenning of Bowdoin. 



ternoon the Freshmen won with 22 points. The 
Seniors were next with 21 points, the Sophomores 
secured 18 points, and the Juniors 16. The men 
finished in the following order: 1, Crosby '17, 
scoring 12 points; 2, Tarbox '14, 11 points; 3, 
Wright '14, 10 points; 4, Irving '16, 9 points; 5, 
Cutler '15, 8 points; 6, Hargraves '16, 7 points; 7, 
Balfe '17, 6 points; 8, Porritt '15, 5 points; 9, 
Noyes '17, 4 points; 10, Coxe '15, 3 points; 11, 
Bacon '15, did not score; 12, Peacock '17, did not 
score; 13, Winter '16, 2 points. 

On account of the rise of the Androscoggin, 
the temporary bridge over the brook near the 
standpipe had been washed away and the runners 
had to swim. The chill of the cold water gave 
several men cramps and put them out of the race. 

Three men in each class scored as the numbers 
entered by the various classes were unequal. 
Crosby '17 won by a wide margin, making a splen- 
did record of two victories for this season. 



FRESHMEN COME BACK 
In the interclass cross-country race Friday af- 



INTERCLASS TRACK MEET 

Tomorrow afternoon at four o'clock the Fall 
Outdoor Meet will be held on Whittier Field. 
Some new material will be seen in action and 
there will be a general limbering up among stars 
that are and stars to be. No meet of this kind 
was held last year but a very successful one was 
held when 1915 were Freshmen. In view of the 
short time in which men have been able to train, 
some of the runs have been cut down. The 
events with the old and new distances will be as 
follows : 

100 yd. dash — cut to 75 yd. dash. 

220 yd. dash — cut to 170 yd. dash. 

120 yd. hurdles — cut to 80 yd. hurdles. 

220 yd. hurdles — cut to 180 yd. hurdles. 

440 yd. dash — cut to 390 yd. dash. 

880 yd. run — cut to 660 yd. run. 

The mile and two mile run will be the regular 
length. The other events will be the high jump, 
broad jump, and pole vault. 

The following men will compete : From 1914, 
Tarbox, Payson, Wright, Neal Tuttle, L. Dona- 
hue; from 1915, Coxe, Bacon, McWilliams, Por- 
ritt, Prescott, Cutler, Livingstone, Keegan, Mc- 
Kenney, Robinson, Richardson; from 1916, C. 
Hall, Fuller, D. White; Irving, Hargraves, Win- 
ter, Hodgkins, Wyman, Boardman; from 1917, 
Sampson, Cormack, Peacock, Chapman, H. White, 
Keene, Balfe, Crosby, Langs, Noyes, Fenning, 
Achorn. 

Among the new men the student body will do 
well to watch the work of Keene '17 in the high 
jump, Sampson '17 in the pole vault, Crosby '17 
in the long distances, and Balfe '17 in the middle 
distances'. 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE B0WD01N ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, 
Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 

BOWDOIN PUBLISHING COMPANY 

Alfred E. Gray, 1914 Business Manager 

G. Arthur McWilliams, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Philip W. Porritt, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as. Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII OCTOBER 2g, 1913 No. 16 

Where We Stand 

Each recurring football season and the varying 
fortunes of 'the team bring up sooner or later the 
questions of the extent of student support, the 
measure of student loyalty, the presence of the 
old Bowdoin spirit. How is it this year? During 
the early season games the student body seemed 
to be vitally interested in the upbuilding of a 
team. A large squad turned out and a large squad 
stayed out, so that the present number is the larg- 
est for years. The cheering was not all that it 
might be at the early games, but this was due to 
the lack of practice. With the beginning of the 
Maine series the first test came. On a rainy 
night practically the whole student body turned 
out for the Colby rally. With the undoubted as- 
surance of a day of drenching rain a hundred and 
fifty loyal rooters accompanied the team to Wa- 
terville and for two hours sat in the downpour 
and cheered the hard-fighting, losing Bowdoin 
team to the last ditch. And now that the first 



game of the series is lost the general confidence 
in the team is not shaken. Students are looking 
forward with stout hearts to the games to come. 
Surely we have no cause to complain as yet. 

There will be a rally Friday night and an easily 
accessible game Saturday. It will be a game be- 
tween old rivals, between two clever, fast elevens, 
fighting from whistle to whistle. There will be 
an excursion with its good spirit and fellowship. 
And we feel confident that the student body will 
not be found wanting, that they will support the 
team, as in the past, by their presence and their 
lungs and their loyalty. 



COLBY GAME RALLY 



The first rally of the year was held last Friday 
night in Memorial Hall. A large crowd was out 
and enthusiasm ran high. The band was out 
and, with Dick Fuller as cheer leader, there was 
much cheering between the speeches and songs. 
Dean Sills was the first speaker of the evening. 
Besides speaking on the game he also discussed 
the subject on cooperation in getting men to Bow- 
doin, suggesting a revival of the Lunt plan. 
"Sum" Mountfort '14, Professor Files, Trainer 
Magee and Professor McConaughy were the 
other speakers. All were well received, their 
prophecies of victory being especially pleasing to 
those present. Leigh '14 presided over the meet- 



TENTATIVE TRACK SCHEDULE 

Manager Koughan '15 has announced the fol- 
lowing tentative schedule for the track team : 

Feb. 7. — Boston Athletic Association meet at 
Boston. 

Feb. 27. — Bowdoin interscholastic indoor meet. 

Mar. 20. — Bowdoin indoor interclass meet. 

April 25. — Pending with Tech at Brunswick. 

May 2. — Bowdoin vs. Trinity at Hartford. 

May 16. — Maine intercollegiate at Lewiston. 

May 23. — New England intercollegiate. 

May 30. — Bowdoin interscholastic outdoor meet 
at Brunswick. 



DAN CRAWFORD COMING 
On Nov. 9th, Dan Crawford will lecture under 
the auspices of the Bowdoin Christian Associa- 
tion. The lecture is illustrated with colored views 
of parts of Africa never seen by any other white 
man. 

Twenty-three years ago Crawford was cap- 
tured by African cannibals and made their King. 
For twenty years he wore no civilized clothing 
and for ten years heard no word of English. He 
translated the Bible into several languages, helped 



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the people rebuild their towns, and taught them 
Christian ways of living. On his return to Eng- 
land some months ago, he was practically un- 
known, but became famous quickly through his 
book, "Thinking Black." He lectured in England 
and has come to America for a short tour. Bow- 
doin is extremely fortunate in being one of the 
few places in Maine where he is to lecture, be- 
cause, as a missionary and explorer, Crawford is 
the greatest since Livingston. 

The Bowdoin Christian Association partially 
supports each year a missionary in India, Mr. 
Hiwale, a graduate of Bowdoin. 



FRESHMAN— SOPHOMORE DEBATE 

The Debating Council committee in charge of 
the affair has set the date for the annual Fresh- 
man-Sophomore debate as Friday evening, Dec. 
12. The debate will be held in the Debating Room 
in Hubbard Hall at 8.00 p. m. The question to be 
debated is, Resolved : That the commission form 
of government is the one best suited to American 
cities. Each class will be represented by three prin* 
cipals and an alternate. The trials for positions 
will be held on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 13 
and 14, at 4.00 p. m. Each candidate will be al- 
lowed to speak for five minutes on any phase of 
the subject. Those who wish to compete must 
hand their names before Wednesday night, Nov. 
12, to any member of the committee in charge : 
Bacon '15, Hyler '15 and McKenney '15. The 
judges of the trials will be men from English 6. 



COLLEGE SINGS 



Two sings were held last week in preparation 
for the Colby game, one on Wednesday, at the 
grand stand and the other in Memorial Hall on 
Thursday. All the songs and cheers were re- 
hearsed, with Professor Wass leading the sing- 
ing. The most important feature was the in- 
vention of a new cheer, which is as follows : 
B-O-W rah-rah-rah, D-O-I-N rah-rah-rah, B-O- 
W-D-O-I-N rah-rah-rah, Bowdoin, Bowdion, 
Bowdoin. This cheer is begun slowly, gradually 
increasing in speed and ending up with three 
sharp Bowdoin's. 

RHODES SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATIONS 

The Rhodes Scholarship Examinations were 
held at Augusta October fourteenth and fifteenth. 
Bowdoin was represented by R. P. Coffin '15, who 
took all the examinations, and by Gray '14 and 
Tuttle '14, who took the Greek examinations, hav- 
ing taken the others last year. Bowdoin is now 
represented at Oxford by L. A. Crosby '13, who 
was appointed last year. 



SOME COMING EVENTS 

In the Town Hall at eight o'clock tonight, un- 
der the auspices of the Saturday Club, there will 
be a reading by Joseph C. Lincoln, the author of 
Cap'n Eri, The Postmaster, Cape Cod Ballads, 
etc. 

The Saturday Club has an exceptionally inter- 
esting program for the current year. Among 
the other entertainments which should prove of 
special interest to Bowdoin students are the fol- 
lowing: __^ 

Nov. 17 — Concert in Memorial Hall. '"*:!*, 

Jan. 10 — Memorial Hall. An illustrated lecture" 
on Roman Africa by Adeline Belle Hawes, M.A., 
Wellesley College. 

Feb. 16 — The Ben Greet Players, presenting "A 
Comedy of Errors." 

Feb. 28 — Unitarian Church. Illustrated lec- 
ture — The Birds of the Bermuda Islands, by Pro- 
fessor Alfred Otto Gross, Ph.D. 

Mar. 13 — Memorial Hall. Lecture — The Tar- 
iff and the Ultimate Consumer, by Henry Crosby 
Emery, Ph.D., LL.D. 



TO THE STUDENTS 

At this date, while there is still time to alter 
plans it may not be amiss to make a few an- 
nouncements concerning the Maine game to be 
played here a week from Saturday. In the past 
the Bowdoin cheering section has been in the 
grandstand and has suffered considerably be- 
cause of the lack of compactness. Maine will be 
present, this year, as usual, with a large rooting 
section. The bleachers located directly in front 
of the Hubbard grandstand, are roomy, give an 
excellent view of the field and are preferred by 
many to grandstand seats. After considerable 
consultation with students it has been thought best 
for all concerned to locate the Bowdoin cheering 
section in these seats. The section could thus be 
more compact, the cheering would carry better 
and the men would get as good a view of the 
game as in the grandstand seats. This arrange- 
ment, however, is not final and the manager 
would be glad to talk with any student about the 
matter and get the student sentiment. 

Seats for the game will be on sale next Mon- 
day afternoon in the Manager's Room in the New 
Gymnasium. Each student will be limited to the 
purchase of six seats. 

As large a number of students as possible 
should make plans to occupy the cheering section. 
Friends and relatives can be located in the 
grandstand. Every Bowdoin man's place on the 
afternoon of the Maine game is with the Bowdoin 
rooters or on the field in uniform. 

Robert D. Leigh, Manager. 



13° 



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CIuo ano Council Meetings 

The Maine Central Institute Club was formed 
last week with ten members. At the first meeting 
the following officers were elected : President, 
Ivan Merrill '15; Secretary and Treasurer, Ire- 
land '16. 

At a recent meeting of the Debating Council, 
debating prospects were discussed for the next 
year and committees for the ensuing year formed. 
This year Bowdoin has a contract to debate both 
Hamilton and Wesleyan. The committees are as 
follows : Committee on Interclass Debating, Ba- 
con '15, chairman, McKenney '15, Hyler '15; 
Committee on Interscholastic Debating, Bickford 
'14, chairman, Marr '14, Talbot '15. 

At the recent meeting of the Bowdoin Publish- 
ing Company, the constitution was discussed with 
the idea of changing parts of it. The constitution 
with the revised parts will be submitted for ap- 
proval to the editorial boards of Orient and 
Quill. 



Ci)c iLiorarp Cable 

"The New York Times Index" is one of the 
books in the library which is not consulted by the 
students nearly as frequently as it should. By 
means of this book the college has adopted a new 
method that is an important step toward an ideal 
reference system. Up to this year the library has 
kept on file copies of The New York Tribune. 
But from now on The New York Times, one of 
the leading Metropolitan newspapers, will take 
its place. 

This change has been brought about by the pub- 
lication of "The New York Times Index." The 
Index is issued quarterly and contains an exhaus- 
tive index of the reading matter in the Times for 
the three months of time covered. Under each 
main topic are listed the subdivisions and subjects 
treated under these heads, with the date of the 
paper containing the article, together with the 
page and column. By means of the Index the 
student has access to complete and accurate con- 
temporary accounts of almost any subject at 
hand. 

The Index is accurate, complete, and exhaus- 
tive in its scope. The value of contemporary data 
is evident, and is much more complete and de- 
tailed than the ordinary text-book information. 
The system also has the advantage of providing 
up-to-date reading matter on topics of the day, 
that can be obtained in no other way. 

The Index is being received enthusiastically 
wherever it is introduced and its merit is at- 
tested to by librarians in colleges everywhere. 



John A. Lowe, Librarian of the Williams Col- 
lege Library, says : — "A careful examination of 
the first number of "The New York Times In- 
dex" manifests clearly its inestimable value in 
University and College libraries. The biblio- 
graphic arrangement is excellent. The classifi- 
cation is clear. The subject headings are well- 
divided, minute and distinct. The cross-refer- 
ences and generous use of sub-heads brings out 
much additional material. The notation used al- 
lows data to be given in a compact form." 

The Index is to be found at the Library, and 
copies of the Times are placed in the newspaper 
room daily. The Library will have the Times 
bound quarterly and back numbers of past years 
will be reserved in separate volumes. Students 
who desire complete and accurate information on 
almost any subject will do well to consult the In- 
dex and the files of The Nezu York Times. 



flDn tbe Campus 

About 150 attended the college sing Thursday 
night. 

William G. Hawes, Amherst '97, was a visitor 
at College last week. 

A call has been issued for candidates for read- 
er on the musical clubs. 

Russell '14 has returned from a two weeks' 
business trip to New York. 

Kern '12, Shackford '13 and F. J. Libby '94 
were on the campus Sunday. 

Stone '15 is suffering from a sprained ankle 
received in football practice last week. 

Sousa and Gladys Klark have been offering 
rival attractions at a local theatre recently. 

The dates of the Annie Talbot Cole lectures 
have been announced as November 6 and 7. 

November 24th is the date of the general re- 
view, at which time upper class warnings are is- 
sued. 

From the amount of rain we have had this last 
week, we might almost judge that Topsham Fair 
is still in progress. 

Those men who have not received Orients this 
year should hand their names and college ad- 
dresses to Gray '14. 

Juniors are urged to have their pictures taken 
immediately at Webber's for the Bugle. Unless 
the pictures are taken soon it will be impossible 
to obtain special rates. 

Niven '16, Evans '16, Dunn '16, Kuhn '15, and 
Hayes '14 spent the week-end in Boston. 

The announcement made by President Hyde in 
Sunday Chapel that probably in a few weeks we 
would see a stiffening of the regulations regard- 



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ing "majors" caused a noticeable sigh from the 
student body. 

The pamphlet Life at Bowdoin may now be 
obtained at the Dean's office Each student is 
entitled to one copy which will be sent to any 
address he leaves at the Dean's office. 

During the past month the campus has received 
a thorough renovating from end to end. The job 
has been in charge of J. Pluvius. It is the opinion 
of the student body that the campus should now 
be set out to dry. 

A number of fellows saw George Cohan in 
"Broadway Jones" at the Jefferson in Portland 
last night. George Arliss in "Disraeli" will un- 
doubtedly attract a number to Portland next 
Monday afternoon and evening. 

November third will be the day that many non- 
suspecting freshmen will receive their first for- 
mal invitation to call on the powers that be. 
Warnings are notices sent out to all freshmen 
who have not made a grade of 60 or better in any 
of their courses. A warning in one course may 
be worked off, but a major warning or a notice 
•of failure in two or more subjects is sufficient 
cause for probation. 

Manager Koughan took a number of cross- 
country men to Waterville Saturday morning in 
order that they might walk over the Colby course 
with Trainer Cohn of Colby. The Maine Inter- 
collegiate Cross-Country race will be held on this 
course Nov. 5. The final trials for the Bowdoin 
team will be held Friday, Oct. 31. The men taken 
to Waterville were Tarbox '14, Wright '14, Har- 
graves '16, Irving '16, Cutler '15, Porritt '15, Coxe 
'15, Bacon '15, Balfe '17, Noyes '17. 

Bowdoin College has recently obtained a Bab- 
lyonian tablet written with cuneiform letters that 
is upwards of 4000 years old. It is a bit of tem- 
ple record from Drehen discovered by Dr. Edgar 
J. Banks of Greenfield, Mass., who was the field 
director of the expedition for oriental exploration 
sent by the University of Chicago to Babylonia. 
This "oldest book" in the library is of clay, and as 
it is written on the side as well as on the front and 
back, it may be said to number three pages. The 
impressions are remarkably clear. 



president and the first meeting will be held in 
Cambridge during Christmas vacation. 



mitt> m JFacuItp 

Professor James L. McConaughy spoke at 
Newcastle, Sunday, October 19th. 

Professor Davis has been appointed a secretary 
of the New England Public Speaking Confer- 
ence. The purpose of this conference will be 
very similar to that of the Modern Language 
Conference. Professor Winthrop of Harvard is 



ART BUILDING NOTES 

Miss Elizabeth H. Pennell has bequeathed to 
the College a fine water-color marine by Charles 
H. Woodbury, which has just been received and is 
now on exhibition in the Boyd Gallery. She also 
bequeathed a pencil drawing, a landscape, by Mr. 
Woodbury, and this latter is on exhibition in the 
lecture room of the Walker Art Gallery. 



€6e SOtfier Colleges 

By a vote of the faculty, "Proclamation Night" 
has been abolished at the University of Vermont. 

"Billy" Queal, the noted Canadian distance run- 
ner, is coaching the Yale cross-country squad. 

The Williams Club of New York City, organ- 
ized this fall, has a membership of 689. 

Hamilton has decided to establish a coeduca- 
tional summer school in English and oratory, to 
open in 1914. 

Twenty-six men have registered at Williams 
this fall as candidates for the degree of Master 
of Arts. 

Only twelve men out of a total registration of 
more than ten thousand responded to the first call 
for cross-country candidates at Columbia last 
week. 

Violations of the honor code at the University 
of Illinois are tried before a court of twelve stu- 
dents. 

Through a vote of the student body, the tango, 
turkey trot and other new dances have been 
barred for the year at the University of Vermont. 

The University of Washington is planning to 
send a crew to England next June to compete 
with the English colleges in the annual Henley 
regatta. 

According to statistics just compiled at New 
Hampshire State College, fifty per cent, of the 
students now enrolled are partially self-support- 
ing, and twenty-five per cent, depend upon par- 
ents or friends for no financial aid whatever. 

The smaller colleges of the east are consider- 
ing the formation of an intercollegiate associa- 
tion for the purpose of securing proper rating and 
better recognition for their athletic teams. 

The University of Oregon Department of 
Journalism, although only one year old, opened 
this fall with a registration of ninety-three stu- 
dents, and ranks fourth largest among the schools 
of journalism in the United States. 

The fraternity scholarship trophy for the sec- 
ond semester of 1912-13 at Western Reserve was 



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won by Alpha Delta Phi. Delta Upsilon was sec- 
ond and Phi Gamma Delta third. 

By a vote of 315 to 20, the freshman class of 
the Wharton Engineering School, a department 
of the University of Pennsylvania, has adopted 
the honor system for the present collegiate year. 

Newcombe College, the women's department of 
Tulane University, will shortly occupy new quar- 
ters adjoining the men's college. A central build- 
ing, a dormitory, an art museum, and a music 
building will be erected at a cost of $1,500,000. 

The Intercollegiate Socialist Society, organized 
"to promote an intelligent interest in socialism 
among college men and women," reports, at the 
beginning of its eighth year of activity, a mem- 
bership of sixty-four undergraduate and twelve 
alumni study chapters, an increase of twenty-one 
over last year. 

Syracuse students have commenced the plant- 
ing of fifteen million young trees at the experi- 
ment station of the New York State College of 
Forestry. It is expected that these trees, which 
will eventually develop into a forest of fifty acres, 
will prove a valuable investment. 

Statistics show that college women marry a 
year or two later than non-college women, usually 
get better husbands, average a fraction more chil- 
dren per marriage, and rear a larger percentage 
of these children to manhood and womanhood 
than do their fellow women who do not get the 
benefits of a college education. — Case Tech. 

Four million dollars will be the cost of eight 
new buildings to be added to the Harvard Cam- 
pus. The buildings are either just completed, or 
are in the process of construction, and include a 
library, freshman dormitories, the stadium bridge, 
a music building, a museum, two laboratories, and 
an herbarium. 



CALENDAR 



Oct. 

28. Football practice, 3.30. 

29. Interclass Meet, Whittier Field, 4.00. 
Football practice, 3.30. 

30. Y. M. C. A. Meeting, 7.00. 

Football practice, 3.30. 

31. Varsity Cross-Country Trials, 4.00. 
Bates Game Rally. 

Nov. 
1. Bowdoin vs. Bates at Lewiston. 

Colby vs. Maine at Orono. 
3. George Arliss in "Disraeli," Portland. 

Freshman Warnings. 
6. and 7. Annie Talbot Cole Lecture, by Alfred 

Noyes, Memorial Hall. 
8. Bowdoin vs. Maine at Brunswick. 
Colby vs. Bates at Waterville. 



Beta Theta Pi Dance. 

Delta Upsilon Dance. 

Delta Kappa Epsilon Dance. 

Psi Upsilon Dance. 

Dan Crawford Speaks. 
13 and 14. Interclass Debating Trials, 4.00. 
15. Bowdoin vs. Tufts at Portland. 
17. Concert in Memorial Hall. 



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alumni Department 

'74. — News has been received of the death of 
Willard R. Hemmenway at St. Paul, Minn., on 
Sept. 23. After graduation he was for two years 
principal of Greely Institute at Cumberland, Me. 
He then taught for a year at Minneapolis, Minn., 
and began in 1879 his long career at La Crosse, 
Wis., where he was principal of the high school 
for nearly thirty years. The closing years of his 
life were ones of ill health spent near St. Paul. 

'89. — The recently published annual report of 
Emerson S. Adams, A.M., Superintendent of 
Schools at Central Falls, R. I., shows that he has 
under his charge ninety-five teachers and nearly 
two thousand pupils. 

'03. — Farnsworth G. Marshall has been chosen 
superintendent of schools at Maiden, Mass., fol- 
lowing his four years' service in the same posi- 
tion in Augusta. There were 35 candidates for 
the position. 

Mr. Marshall was born in Upper Fairmont, 
Md., Sept. 25, 1875. He was principal of the 
High School at Old Town after his graduation 
from Bowdoin and then became principal of the 
High School at Augusta, being made superinten- 
dent in 1910. During his college course, he at- 
tained high marks in his studies and was promi- 
nent as a debater. 

'03. — Dr. Seldon O. Martin is Instructor in 
Commercial Organization and Director of the 
Bureau of Business Research at Harvard Univer- 
sity. It was under his immediate charge that, in 
191 1, the Bureau made a standardization of meth- 
ods in buying, selling, stock-keeping and account- 
ing in the retail shoe store. 

'12. — Both the faculty and the students have 
expressed admiration for John L. Hurley's manly 
act and sympathy with him in his injuries. The 
training which the former captain received on the 
football team surely stood him in good stead, by 
enabling him to act quickly and courageously in 
the attempt to save Samuel Peters from death in 
the live wire accident at Maiden. 

The College is pleased to learn by the latest re- 
port that, although his right hand was severely 
burned, no amputation whatever will be neces- 
sary. Hurley is rapidly recovering. 



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VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER 4, 1913 



NO. 17 



BOWDOIN 10— BATES 7. NOV. 1 

At the beginning of the second half the Bow- 
doin team came on the field with a score of 7-0 
against them. The moment the ball was put into 
play it was seen that the old Bowdoin spirit — that 
spirit which has won so many games in the last 
few minutes of scrimmage — was dominating the 
whole team. Down the field they went, rush af- 
ter rush, persistent, irresistible. Weatherill and 
Foster smashed through Bates' line for gains of 
5 to 20 yards at every rush. At last the ball was 
on the 20 yard line. Captain Weatherill shot 
through tackle for a touchdown. Leadbetter 
kicked the goal, and the score was tied. But the 
Polar Bear was not yet satiated. The smashing 
attack went on, until near the close of the fourth 
period, with the ball on Bates' 20 yard line, La- 
Casce, the dependable, was sent in. Dropping 
back he coolly booted the ball in a perfect kick 
over the bar, and the game was won. 

The whole game was a splendid exhibition of 
good generalship, hard fighting and dogged per- 
sistency. The advantage shifted constantly and 
served to keep the cheering sections on nerves' 
edge. 

No praise can be too high for the splendid work 
done by Captain Weatherill. Not only did he in- 
still a spirit of win-or-die in his team but he set 
them the example of a whirlwind attack, and a 
rock-like defense. 

To "Herb" Foster, also, belongs much of the 
glory of victory. His line plunging was phenom- 
enal; his tackling hard and clean. His 20 yard 
plunge through the line was one of the features 
of the game. And to LaCasce, cool-headed, 
steady, and dependable, we owe much for our vic- 
tory ! 

The game was marred by the great number of 
penalties imposed on both teams for holding. But 
this" may be excused in the light of the fierceness 
of the game. 

Bowdoin came back in the face of an imposing 
score and a strong team. 

FIRST PERIOD 

Bates won the toss. Captain Danahy decided 
to receive the kick and to defend the west goal. 
Mountf ort kicked to Cobb who was brought down 
on his 20 yard line. Eldredge was held for no 
gain, but on the next play skirted right end for 8 
yard's. Mountfort tackled Butler for no gain 



around right end. Eldredge made first down 
through center, and then rushed the ball 5 yards. 
Dyer fumbled, and Weatherill recovered. Fitz- 
gerald smashed through center for 15 yards. 
Brown made 3 yards, and Fitzgerald four. Man- 
uel tackled Weatherill for a loss. Bowdoin held 
for downs. Bates was unable to gain. Eldredge 
punted 55 yards to Brown who was dumped by 
Danahy. On the next play Bowdoin was penal- 
ized 15 yards for holding. Lewis dropped back in 
punt formation and Weatherill tore through for 
10 yards. Tackled by Kerr. Incomplete pass, 
Weatherill to A. Pratt. Lewis punted to Davis 
on the 35 yard line. He was tackled after mak- 
ing 3 yards. Eldredge made 7 yards in two rushes 
through right tackle. Eldredge hurt. Bates at- 
tempted a trick forward pass — a double pass be- 
hind the line — but Foster broke it up. Bowdoin's 
ball on the 50 yard line. Brown thrown for a loss 
by Butler in an end run. Weatherill fumbled and 
Harding recovered the ball. Bates worked a for- 
ward pass, Dyer to Cobb. Eldredge 3 yards and 
first down. Ball was on Bowdoin's 45 yard line. 
Dyer went through center for 19 yards and was 
pulled down on the 26 yard line by Weatherill. 
Butler made 4 yards, and Dyer 1. (Bates' cheer- 
ing section pleaded for a touchdown.) Bowdoin 
held for downs on her 18 yard line. Colbath re- 
placed LaCasce. Colbath no gain. Brown no 
gain. Lewis punted 40 yards to Davis. Dyer 
made 3 yards. Eldredge held for no gain through 
tackle. Bates penalized 15 yards for holding. 
End of period. Ball on Bates' 28 yard line. 

SECOND PERIOD 

Talbot replaced Davis, and Stillman went in 
for H. Cobb. 

Weatherill and Colbath made first down by two 
plunges through the tackles. "Herb" Foster, in 
two rushes through the center of the line, tore off 
7 yards. Bowdoin was penalized 15 yards for 
holding in the line. Foster made 3 yards around 
right end. Lewis punted 30 yards to Talbot who 
was dropped in his tracks by Weatherill. Dyer 
made 10 yards around right end. Dyer 2 yards 
through center. Leadbetter tackled Butler for 
no gain around left end. Bates then attempted a 
triple pass toward left end. A. Pratt broke it up. 
Talbot punted 25 yards to Weatherill who ad- 
vanced the ball 5 yards. Lew Brown thrown for 
a loss around left end. Foster made 5 yards 



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through center. Foster I yard through center. 
Lewis punted 30 yards to Talbot. Eldredge 3 
yards through center. Bates fumbled and Bow- 
doin recovered. Foster made 3 yards around 
right end. Colbath 1 yard through guard. Brown 
was held for no gain through center. Colbath 
dropped back for a place kick from the 45 yard 
line. The kick went wide and rolled outside on 
Bates' 10 yard line. Dyer made 5 yards around 
left end. Eldredge held for a gain of only 1 yard 
by Mountfort. Talbot 2 yards through center. 
Bates penalized 15 yards for holding. Talbot 
punted 20 yards to Lew Brown. Foster 10 yards 
through left tackle. Colbath 3 yards through cen- 
ter. Bowdoin penalized 15 yards for holding. 
Foster made 4 yards. Forward pass to Brown for 
a gain of 10 yards. Colbath tried place kick from 
40 yard line and failed. Danahy recovered the 
ball on Bates' 10 yard line. Dyer held for no gain 
through "Monti." Dyer 2 yards through center. 
Talbot punted to Brown, who ran the ball back 10 
yards. Weatherill gained 3 yards on an end- 
around play. Bates was penalized 5 yards for 
being off side. First down for Bowdoin with ball 
on Bowdoin's 37 yard line. Colbath no gain 
through left tackle. Lewis dropped back to punt. 
Kerr broke through and blocked the punt. P. 
Cobb recovered the ball, and with a clear field 
ran it back 15 yards for a touchdown. Cobb 
kicked the goal. Bowdoin kicked off to the 15 
yard line. Cobb made 15 yards around left end. 
Kennedy held for no gain. Talbot 10 yards 
through center. End of half, with ball on Bates' 
44 yard line. Bates, 7; Bowdoin, 0. 

THIRD PERIOD 

Cliff Foster replaced A. Pratt, A. Cobb for 
Stillman, and Dyer for Kennedy. Bates kicked 
to Weatherill on 20 yard line, who returned the 
ball to Bowdoin's 40 yard line. Colbath gained 2 
yards through center. Foster held for no gain 
through left tackle. Lewis nailed for a loss on a 
run around right end from punt formation. Lewis 
kicked to Butler on 30 yard line. Ball advanced 
4 yards. Butler 4 yards through center. Tackled 
by Colbath. Butler 6 yards through guard. Burns 
held Eldredge for no gain at left tackle. Manuel 
hurt but stays in game. Dyer made 6 yards 
through center. Tackled by Weatherill. Dyer 2 
yards. Talbot made first down by a 2 yard plunge 
through guard. Dyer one-half yard through left 
tackle. Weatherill intercepted a forward pass to- 
ward left end. Colbath 6 yards around left end. 
Colbath tackled by A. Cobb for no gain. Foster 
made first down through left tackle. Bowdoin 
penalized 15 yards for holding. Foster nailed for 
a loss by Butler. Colbath no gain through center. 
Manuel hurt again. Lewis punted 45 yards to 



Talbot. Ball recovered on the 10 yard line. Ken- 
nedy kicked 30 yards. Weatherill 10 yards. Fos- 
ter no gain through Moore. Ball on Bates' 20 
yard line. Weatherill took the ball on a plunge 
through right tackle. Broke loose and cleared 10 
yards before he was tackled. With three men 
hanging to him he rolled and twisted the remain- 
ing distance to the line for a touchdown. Lead- 
better kicked a perfect goal. Clifford replaced 
Manuel, who was hurt again. Mountfort kicked 
to Butler on 20 yard line. Eldredge no gain. But- 
ler 1 yard through center. Talbot kicked to Lew 
Brown who was tackled by Cobb. Captain Dana- 
hy hurt. Foster tore around left end for 20 yards. 
Colbath followed with a 10 yard gain through left 
tackle. Foster tackled by A. Cobb for no gain 
around left end. Brown made 3 yards through 
center. Clifford got Weatherill for no gain 
around left end. Colbath fails to kick a goal from 
placement. Bates recovered the ball on her 3 
yard line. Talbot punted 40 yards from behind 
his goal. Foster through center for 4 yards. 
Tackled by Dyer. Colbath 1 yard. A. Lewis 
thrown for a loss on an end run from punt form- 
ation. Captain Danahy carried from the field. 
Replaced by Deweeva. Ball on Bates' 33 yard 
line. Weatherill 10 yards on a straight plunge. 
Colbath 5 yards through left tackle. Brown one- 
half yard. Foster made 5 yards and first down. 
Colbath 4 yards around left end. Foster stopped 
at left tackle. Connor replaced Dyer. Ball on 
Bates' 6 yard line. Foster tackled by Deweeva 
for no gain. Weatherill 1 yard through left 
guard. Bates' ball. End of quarter with the ball 
on Bates' 4 yard line. 

FOURTH PERIOD 

Manuel returned to the game in place of Clif- 
ford. Kennedy replaced Connor. Talbot punted 
to Brown, who was tackled on the 34 yard line by 
Eldredge. Foster made 2 yards around left end 
on a triple pass. Weatherill made 4 yards ; 
tackled by Brooks. Stuart replaced Brown at 
quarter. Colbath no gain. Dyer went in for 
Manuel. Colbath tried place kick from 40 yard 
line and missed by a yard. Bates' ball on their 20 
yard line. Butler made 6 yards : tackled by C. 
Foster. Butler no gain through center. Forward 
pass failed. Talbot kicked to Stuart. Kennedy 
got tackle. Lewis made 5 yards around right end 
from punt formation. Weatherill 3 yards. Col- 
bath passed to Stuart. Play broken up. Lewis 
kicked to Talbot. Talbot fumbled the ball and re- 
covered it behind his goal for a touchback. Bates' 
ball on 20 yard line. Talbot tackled by Lewis for 
no gain on a plunge through center. Talbot punt- 
ed to Stuart on 50 yard line. Stuart ran the ball 
back 15 yards. Foster 5 yards through left tackle. 



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Lew Brown replaced Stuart. Ball now on Bates' 
35 yard line with five minutes to play. Kennedy 
laid out. Replaced by Connors. Weatherill made 
10 yards before he was stopped by Deweeva. 
Weatherill 3 yards through left tackle. Colbath 

1 yard through left tackle. Foster made first 
down by a 4 yard plunge. Colbath 1 yard around 
right end. LaCasce replaced Colbath. Ball now 
on Bates' 20 yard line. LaCasce 2 yards. Foster 

2 yards. The ball was on Bates' 16 yard line with 
three minutes to play and the score tied. When 
LaCasce dropped back for a kick, the crowd fair- 
ly held their breath. Back came the ball, and 
LaCasce sent it over the bar true as a die. Score 
10-7, with only about three minutes to play. Davis 
replaced Connors, and Cobb, Brooks. Bowdoin 
kicked off to Cobb on 5 yard line. Lewis got 
tackle. Eldredge made 5 yards. Foster inter- 
cepted a forward pass on the 40 yard line and 
made 5 yards. Cliff Foster made 5 yards around 
right end by a very smooth fake pass. Weatherill 
no gain. H. Foster 5 yards. Weatherill no gain. 
Bates' ball on 35 yard line. Eldredge 9 yards. 
Mountfort injured and Moore disqualified for 
rough playing. Russell took Moore's place. 
Brewster replaced Mountfort. Bates penalized 
half the distance to her goal. In the remaining 
few minutes of play, Bates made desperate efforts 
by forward passes and on side kicks to advance 
the ball down the field. When the whistle blew 
the ball was on Bates' 30 yard line. 



POLAR BEAR AND ELEPHANT CLASH 

Both winners in Maine state games Saturday 
demonstrated their ability in the second half. 
With Bates ahead by the score of seven to noth- 
ing, Bowdoin won the game in the last half by 
making a touchdown and a goal from the field. 
Played almost to a standstill in the first two pe- 
riods, Maine defeated Colby in the second half by 
making a goal from the field, — the only score of 
the contest. 

Conservative prophecies only can be made 
about the Bowdoin-Maine game at Brunswick 
next Saturday, but .the general opinion is that the 
team that can put up the stronger battle in the 
second half will win out. 

Throughout the season both Bowdoin and 
Maine have offered splendid exhibitions of "come 
back" after their opponents have gained ground 
almost at will. Maine, in her game with Yale, 
showed strength to hold a supposedly superior 
even to the last whistle, and Bowdoin, in the Trin- 
ity game, showed ability to hold even the near-all- 
American Hudson. 

That Bowdoin can rely on a possible goal from 



the field was proved Saturday. Although the first 
two tries went wide, the third kick from place- 
ment missed only by inches, while the fourth at- 
tempt, LaCasce's drop kick, could not have been 
better. Maine also has a star drop kicker in the 
person of Ruffner, who made Maine's only tally 
against Colby. 

Maine has the technical advantage through her 
defeat of Colby after Colby won from Bowdoin, 
but it must be remembered that a bad first quarter 
was responsible for ten of Colby's 12 points, and 
after that neither side was able to advance with 
any degree of certainty. 

But those who think Maine has the victory se- 
cure are doomed to disappointment. With Satur- 
day's victory fresh at hand, Bowdoin's chances of 
the game are more than even. Coached to the 
height of perfection by Tom McCann and kept in 
the pink of condition by Trainer Magee, the 
Bowdoin team should be able to keep Maine's de- 
fense from crossing the goal line, and should be 
able to make at least one score against the Orono 
team. 

Thus far Bowdoin and Maine have met in 17 
games of football. Bowdoin has won 10 of these 
games and Maine 6. The 1910 game was a score- 
less tie. Here are the scores of all the games :— 

1893 — Bowdoin, 12; Maine, 10. 

1896 — Bowdoin, 12; Maine, 6. 

1898 — Bowdoin, 29; Maine, o. 

1899 — Bowdoin, 14; Maine, 0. 

1900 — Bowdoin, 38; Maine, o. 

1901 — Maine, 22; Bowdoin, 5. 

1902 — Maine, 10; Bowdoin, o. 

1903 — Maine, 16; Bowdoin, o. 

1904 — Bowdoin, 22; Maine, 5. 

1905 — Maine, 18; Bowdoin, o. 

1906 — Bowdoin, 6; Maine, o. 

1907 — Bowdoin, 34; Maine, 5. 

1908 — Bowdoin, 10; Maine, o. 

1909 — Bowdoin, 22; Maine, o. 

1910 — Bowdoin, o; Maine, o. 

1911 — Maine, 15; Bowdoin, o. 

1912 — Maine, 17; Bowdoin, o. 



INTERCLASS TRACK MEET 
The annual fall outdoor Interclass Track 
Meet , Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 29, was won by 
the Freshmen with a score of 40 points. The 
Sophomores secured 24 points, the Seniors 12 and 
the Juniors 9. Wyman '16 and Crosby '17 were 
tied for individual honors with ten points each. 
Keene, Balfe, Sampson and Fillmore were Fresh- 
men who did good work. 

Continued on page 136 



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Vol. XLIII NOVEMBER 4, i9*3 No - J 7 



Ready Bowdoin! 

In anticipation of the big game of the year as 
far as Bowdoin and Brunswick are concerned, 
this issue is given over to the football team. All 
indications point to a record breaking crowd for 
the big contest on Whittier Field and everything 
will be in readiness for the whistle at 2.30. And 
Bowdoin will be ready. For eight weeks Tom 
McCann, Capt. Weatherill and the faithful white- 
stockinged squad have been working long and late 
for this crucial contest. For eight weeks the stu- 
dent body to a man has been waiting too for the 
Maine game. If Bowdoin loses there will be no 
excuses to offer. If Bowdoin wins— well, you 
will hear about it. Comparative scores elsewhere 
might lead to a gloom cloud on the horizon, but 
on the campus this fall there is a deep and abiding 
confidence in those eleven trusty warriors and 
their quiet coach. The student body will be there 
Saturday cheering the team to the last second of 
play. We're behind you, team ! 



Masque and Gown Starts 

While student interest is bent on the football 
team and its prospects, another student activity of 
a different nature is this week making its annual 
beginning. The Masque and Gown will start on 
the work for its Ivy play with the reading Wed- 
nesday evening. The work of the club will this 
year be watched with great interest by those who 
saw what a rapid advance was made in Bowdoin 
dramatics last season. The opportunity for par- 
ticipation in this branch of activity is good, as 
there are very few experienced men in the student 
body. The appeal to the man who is an upper- 
classman and who has not yet identified himself 
with any student activity should be strong. Only 
a large number of competitors will ensure a suc- 
cessful season. Anyone is eligible to turn out. 
We are pleased to note that the club will for the 
first time in a number of years take several trips 
with their plays. Such a feature should prove an 
inducement to candidates. 



Continued from page 135 

Because some of the men have trained but a 
short time the clashes were cut down, 100 yards to 
70 yards, 220 yards to 200 yards and the hurdles, 
220 yards to 200 yards. 

Mile Run. — First, Crosby '17; second, Irving 
'16; third, Tarbox '14. Time, 5 min., 24-5 sec. 

70 Yard Dash. — First heat, Balfe '17 and Pres- 
cott '15. Time, 8 1-5 seconds. Second heat, Wy- 
man '16 and Smith '15. Time 8 1-5 seconds. Fi- 
nals: First, Wytnan '16; second, Balfe '17; third, 
Smith '15. Time, 8 sec. 

High Jump. — First, Keene '17; height, 5 feet, 
6 inches. Second, H. White '17; height, 5 feet, 3 
inches. Third, Boardman '16; height, 5 feet, 2 
inches. 

Two Mile Run. — First, Cutler '15; second, Irv- 
ing '16; third, Hargraves '16. Time, 11 min., 
242-5 sec. 

200 Yard Dash. — First, Wyman '16; second, 
Fillmore '17; third, Livingstone '15. Time, 20 3-5 

440 Yard Dash. — First, Balfe '17; second, 
Wright '14; third, Richardson '15. Time, 593-5 
sec. 

880 Yard Run. — First, Crosby '17; second, Cor- 
mack '17; third. Cutler '15. Time, 2 min., 143-5 
sec. 

Pole Vault.— First, Sampson '17; height, 9 feet. 
Second, Merrill '14; height, 8 feet, 6 inches. (Two 
entries only.) 

Broad Jump. — First, Hall '16; distance, 17 feet. 
6 1 /, inches. Second, Keene '17; distance, 17 feet, 
6 inches. Third, Boardman '16; distance. 17 feet. 
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200 Yard Hurdles. — First, L. Donahue '14. 
Time 27 2-5 sec. (Only one entry.) 

The officials were : Referee and starter, Coach 
J. J. Magee; clerk of course, Koughan '15; as- 
sistant clerk of course, Chase '16; judges. Bacon 
'15, Buhleier '17, Payson '14, Tapley '15, Wilson 
'14; timers, Dr. Frank N. Whittier, Sayward '16; 
scorer, McKenney '15. 



MASQUE AND GOWN CHOOSES PLAY 

Announcement was made recently by the Exec- 
utive Committee of the Masque and Gown, Bow- 
doin's dramatic club, that "The Marriage of Kit- 
ty" has been chosen for the road production and 
Ivy play. This is a bright comedy which was 
written ten years ago especially for Marie Tem- 
pest and was produced first in London. 

Announcement has also been made that the 
Commencement play will be Shakespeare's 
"Twelfth Night." Trials for this production will 
be. held some time this month. All students de- 
siring to try for parts in this production are ad- 
vised to read over the play and determine their 
choice of a part. Professor Elliott will cooperate 
in the direction and production of this play. 

The membership of the Masque and Gown is 
composed of those elected by the club from the 
casts of its two productions. The present mem- 
bership is as follows: Leigh '14, president; Cal- 
lahan '14, manager; Hall '15, assistant manager; 
Head '16, Elwell '15, P. Donahue '14, Bacon '15, 
P. White '14. Russell '14, Buell '14, Cole '14, 
Evans '15, MacDonald '15. Honorary members, 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Brown, Professor Fred- 
erick W. Brown, Professor Herbert Bell, Dr. 
Charles T. Burnett. Dr. Burnett is Faculty Ad- 



INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY 

Thirty-two men will answer the starter's pistol 
at Waterville tomorrow in the second annual 
cross-country race between the four Maine col- 
leges. The Bowdoin trials were Friday afternoon 
and although no time was given out, it is under- 
stood that the leaders finished in close to record 
time. The runners who made the team finished 
in the following order: Crosby '17, Captain Tar- 
box '14, Wright '14, Irving '16, Hargraves '16, 
Noyes '17, Porritt '15, Cutler '15. Balfe '17'is al- 
ternate. All the men finished in good condition. 

Through her victory over Dartmouth, Maine 
appears to have the call in tomorrow's race. In 
Wenz, Colby has a man who has been picked by 
sporting writers as first place winner. Bowdoin's 
hill and dale men have improved wonderfully dur- 
ing the past few weeks and Coach Magee's 



charges should render a good account of them- 
selves. 

The officials for the meet follow : — 

Referee. — Lawson Robertson of New York 

Judges at Finish. — Carl Cook of Maine, Dr. 
Herbert C. Bell of Bowdoin, Dr. John Hedman of 
Colby and L. R. Sullivan of Bates. 

Timers. — Dr. G. F. Parmiter of Waterville, L. 
E. Willard of Waterville and S. M. Josephs of 
Waterville. 

Clerk of Course. — Robert Ervin of Colby. 

Assistant Clerk of Course. — Irving Merrill of 
Colby. 

Announcer. — L. E. Warren of Colby. 

Scorers. — Harry Stinson of Waterville, Capt. 
Harold Pepper of Waterville, A. W. Blake of 
Waterville, M. C. McAlary of Maine, F. Hawes 
of Colby. 

Assistant Scorers. — Paul Cristaffer, Harold 
Rand, Robert Willard, Louis Willard, Ray Luce, 
all of Colby. 

Inspectors. — Irving Carson, Leonard Shea, 
Daniel Whipple, Gerald Lucas, James Carroll, 
Peter Mayers, Charles Scribner and Alfred Rich- 
ardson. 



"68 PRIZE SPEAKERS 

The following men have been chosen from the 
class of 1914 to compete in the Class of '68 Prize 
Speaking Contest in January : — Elwyn C. Gage, 
Alfred E. Gray, Robert D. Leigh, Alfred W. 
Newcombe, Kenneth A. Robinson, Richard E. 
Simpson. 



CLASS ELECTIONS 



The Sophomores and Freshmen held class elec- 
tions last Friday. J. B. Moulton was elected cap- 
tain, and A. B. Haggett, Jr., manager, of the 
Sophomore football team. The Freshmen chose 
for class treasurer S. H. Colton, Jr., for football 
captain F. J. Corbett, and for football manager, 
N. U. McConaughy. 

The teams will start practicing immediately for 
the annual Freshman-Sophomore football game, 
which will be played the Saturday before Thanks- 
giving. 



MANDOLIN CLUB SELECTIONS 

The following men have been retained for the 
mandolin club: Barton '14, leader; Stratton '16, 
Dalrymple '17, True '17, Standish '14, Demmons 
'15, Lappin '15, Chase '16, Cruff '16, Hall '15, 
Stone '17, Hale '16, Little '16, Dunton '15, Weath- 
erill '16, Tapley '16, Boutwell '17, Parmenter '17,. 
Turtle '14, Achorn '17, McCargo '14, Elwell '15,. 



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and Kelley '16. Another cut will be made before 
the final selection. 



READING FOR MASQUE AND GOWN PLAY 

Tomorrow evening at 8.15 in the Delta Kappa 
Epsilon House Mrs. Arthur F. Brown, the direc- 
tor of the Masque and Gown will give a reading 
of "The Marriage of Kitty," which is to be pro- 
duced this winter by the college dramatic organi- 
zation. The purpose of this reading is to familiar- 
ize the candidates for parts with the various 
characters in the play, so that they may more in- 
telligently choose the part for which they will try 
•out. Any student in college is invited by the club 
to attend. At this meeting the time and details 
for the trials will be announced. 

Manager Callahan announces that this play will 
be used as the club's vehicle in several produc- 
tions in Maine cities and towns. There will be 
performances in Portland, Bath, Bangor, Augus- 
ta and probably Rockland. Trips into New 
Hampshire may also be taken. This play will be 
used also for the annual Ivy production. 



DAN CRAWFORD HERE SUNDAY 
To spend 23 years in the heart of Africa, to be 
condemned to death by native cannibals and later 
made their king, to hold services over the spot 
where the heart of the explorer Livingston was 
buried, to translate the Bible into a language hav- 
ing 32 tenses and 19 genders— these are experi- 
ences which make Dan Crawford a unique man. 

Mr. Crawford will speak next Sunday at the 
morning service and at Sunday School at the 
Church on the Hill, at the College Chapel ser- 
vices, and will give his illustrated lecture in the 
evening in Memorial Hall. 



BATES GAME RALLY 



A rally was held in Memorial Hall last Friday 
evening, before the Bates game. Callahan '14 
presided and opened the meeting with announce- 
ments about trains and tickets for the Lewiston 
trip. The first speaker was Professor Hutchins, 
who talked of the age and universality of sport 
and concluded by urging the team to go in and 
finish its work, for every Bowdoin man was ex- 
pecting it to do its utmost. 

After "Brosie" Burns had prophesied victory, 
Professor Nixon was introduced. He praised 
vigorous cheering and spoke of the sort of spirit 
which we should have toward these games. The 
last speaker was Col. E. C. Plummer '87, who told 
of the power back of Bowdoin championship 
crews and teams in the past and said that the 
same qualities that enable us to score victories 



here will bring us success in the game of life. 

There was a good attendance and much enthus- 
iasm. The meeting closed with cheers and "Bow- 
doin Beata." 



SECOND ROUND OF TENNIJ 
The second round of the Fall Tennis Tourna- 
ment has been partially played off and the fol- 
lowing results were obtained: Card '15 beat 
Nason '14, 8-6, 8-6; Greely '16 beat Ogle '17, 6-0, 
6-2; Flynt '17 beat Woodman '16, 6-3, 6-3; Ladd 
'16 beat Coffin '15, 6-2, 6-1. 



Cluo anO Council Meetings 

A meeting of the Deutscher Verein was held 
at Professor Ham's house on Wednesday, Oct. 29. 
The feature of the meeting was the address of 
Professor Evanius, the Prussian Exchange 
teacher at Phillips Exeter Academy. Prof. Evan- 
ius spoke in German and gave a very interesting 
talk on Kaiser Wilhelm. 

After the talk the Verein elected officers for 
the current year. The result of the election was 
as follows: Vorstand, Neal Tuttle '14; Schrift- 
wart, F. T. Garland '14; Kassenwart, M. W. 
Hamblen '14. The meeting closed with the sing- 
ing of German student songs. 

The Gibbons Club met for its first meeting last 
Tuesday evening, but as all the members were 
not informed of the meeting, very few were pres- 
ent and no business was accomplished. The next 
meeting will be held this evening at the Theta 
Delta Chi House. 



Cfce Ltorarp Caole 

The library has recently obtained two books of 
unusual nature and interest. One is unique in 
that there are probably only one or two other vol- 
umes of its kind in existence. With the exception 
of one in the Boston Public Library, there is un- 
doubtedly no book like it. 

This little book bears this rather long and 
quaint inscription on the title page : "Unfruitful 
Hearers detected and warned ; or a Discourse 
wherein the Danger of, and by, Unprofitable 
Hearing is laid open and cautioned against." The 
book was first published in 1696, but there are 
probably no copies of this earlier edition left to- 
day. The second edition was . issued May 10, 
1754. This curiously printed volume is interest- 
ing more as a curio than as a work of recognized 
and established literary merit. The printing is 
the old style, the s's closely resembling our f's, 
and all the nouns being capitalized. 

The other book is one of the recent gifts to the 
library. It is a finely printed edition of the Greek 



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testament, published at Amsterdam in 171 1 and 
presented by General Ellis Spear of Washington, 
D. C, class of 1858. The volume is made doubly 
interesting and valuable from its previous owners. 
Alpheus S. Packard, D.D., the instructor of 
Henry W. Longfellow and Nathaniel Hawthorne, 
once owned the book. Professor Samuel Adams 
of Illinois College also owned the book at one 
time, as did the recently deceased Robert S. Pack- 
ard, A.M., of Washington, D. C. 



20n tDe Campus 

Wallace '17 has left college. 

Freshman warnings came out yesterday. 

Fobes '17 has been at home on account of sick- 
ness. 

Conant '13 and Holt '13 were in Brunswick 
Saturday. 

"Bowdoin peanuts" were much in demand at 
Lewiston Saturday. 

A number of Bowdoin professors saw the game 
in Lewiston Saturday. 

The Saturday Club will give a concert in Me- 
morial Hall next Monday night. 

Koughan '15 has been away from College for 
a few days on account of business. 

'"X" Callahan is carefully guarding a horseshoe 
that he found on the way home from the Bates 
game. 

According to reports of the weather man, last 
month was twice as wet as any October for 38 
years. 

Beta Theta Pi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Delta Up- 
silon and Psi Upsilon will have dances after the 
Maine game Saturday. 

Bridgham '17, who was called home on account 
of his mother's illness, is expected to return to 
College within a week. 

There will be a meeting of the Y. M. C. A. Cab- 
inet next Sunday after Mr. Crawford's evening 
meeting at the Beta house. 

Alan R. Cole '14 went to Boston Friday to at- 
tend a meeting of the executive committee of the 
New England Intercollegiate Athletic Associa- 
tion. 

Rollins '15, who was operated on for appendi- 
citis in Portland recently, returned to his home in 
Bangor yesterday. It is not known when he will 
be able to return to College. 

The dramatic club will meet tomorrow night at 
8.15 at the D. K. E. house. Sophomores who' in- 
tend to go out for assistant manager of the dra- 
matic club should hand their names at once to 
Callahan at the Beta house. 

The 1913 cross-country cup, which was won 
this fall by the Freshmen, is to be engraved with 



the numerals of each winning class, and it will 
become the permanent possession of that class 
which wins it three times. The cup will probably 
be placed in the gymnasium with the other tro- 
phies. 

Sum Mountfort, who was injured in the Bates 
game Saturday, was brought home to the Theta 
Delta Chi house Sunday from Mt. Mary's Hos- 
pital in Lewiston. He was unconscious for about 
two hours but recovered sufficiently to travel Sun- 
day. He is gaining rapidly but there is great 
doubt as to whether he will be able to play next 
Saturday or not. 

A Freshman meeting will be held in Memorial 
Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 7.30. A short busi- 
ness meeting will be held first and a general good 
time will follow. One of the features will be a 
stereopticon lecture on "Old Bowdoin" by Pro- 
fessor McConaughy. The object is to let the 
Freshmen meet all of their classmates. "Eats" 
of some sort will be served. 



mitb t&e jFacultp 

Gerald G. Wilder, assistant librarian of the 
College, has purchased Mr. Alvord's house on 
Page street. Mr. Alvord will reside on McLellan 
street. 

Professor James McConaughy will give a talk 
on "Fighters and Quitters" at the men's banquet 
of the Winter Street Congregational Church in 
Rockland tomorrow evening. 

Doctor Little gave a talk last week on "The Use 
of the Library" to those men interested in debat- 
ing. 



CALENDAR 



4. Gibbons Club Meeting. 

5. Maine Intercollegiate Cross-Country Race at 

Waterville. 
6 and 7. Annie Talbot Cole Lecture, by Alfred 
Noyes, Memorial Hall. 

7. Maine Game Rally. 

8. Bowdoin vs. Maine at Brunswick. 
Colby vs. Bates at Waterville. 

Beta Theta Pi Dance. j 

Delta Kappa Epsilon Dance. 
Delta Upsilon Dance. 
Psi Upsilon Dance. 

9. Dan Crawford Speaks. 

Y. M. C. A. Cabinet Meeting. 
11. Meeting for Freshmen. 
13 and 14. Interclass Debating Trials, 4.00. 
15. Bowdoin vs. Tufts at Portland. 
17. Concert in Memorial Hall. 
22. Freshman-Sophomore Football Game. , 



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alumni Department 



The request was made last year that the alumni 
of the College send in occasional contributions to 
their department of the Orient. Many of them 
have accordingly given us interesting and vital 
material, which we have ever been pleased to pub- 
lish. But we do not believe that the alumni, as a 
whole, have given us anything like the amount of 
news which they are in a position to give. We 
usually have to procure our news by more indi- 
rect means. Now, Bowdoin men are active and 
prosperous throughout the country. A record of 
these activities can find no place more appropri- 
ate and more hospitable than the columns of the 
Orient. The undergraduates always welcome 
any news from the alumni. They are interested 
in the more successful and in the less successful. 
And, furthermore, the alumni are interested in 
the deeds of one another. They are to realize, we 
hope, that this is their own department. Now, a 
little more cooperation ! 

'94. — At a recent meeting, the directors of the 
Canal National Bank of Portland elected William 
W. Thomas to the position of president to suc- 
ceed his father, Elias Thomas, who died about 
two weeks ago. Born April 18, 1873, he is thus at 
the age of forty one of the younger bank presi- 
dents of New England. He was the third William 
Widgery Thomas to be graduated at Bowdoin. 
He was graduated at the law department of Le- 
land Stanford, Jr., University in 1897, and be- 
came a member of the Cumberland Bar in 1898. 
For many years he had been an associate of his 
father's in the real estate and timberland busi- 
ness. He has also been a director of the Canal 
National Bank for some years, being therefore 
well qualified to undertake his new duties. 

'95-— At the fall meeting of the Boston Life 
Underwriters Association, October 28th, J. Ever- 
ett Hicks, who is Massachusetts Manager of the 
Union Mutual Life Insurance Co., delivered an 
address on the Three Essentials of Successful 
Life Insurance Salesmanship. Mr. Hicks is just 
moving into new offices in the new Merchants' 
National Bank Building, at the head of State St. 
William R. Spinney '13 is with Mr. Hicks. 

'98. — William W. Lawrence, Ph.D., has edited 
Much Ado About Nothing for the MacMillan 
Company. Dr. Lawrence is professor of English 
at Columbia. 

'03. — Charles P. Connors was married to Miss 
Marion Brown of Belmont, Mass., Wednesday 
evening, October 22, at the chapel of St. Cecelia's 
Church in Boston. The wedding ceremony was 
performed by Dr. James A. Supple of the church. 



Miss Marjorie Brown of Belmont was the bride- 
maid. Thomas C. White of Lewiston, a class- 
mate of the bridegroom, was the best man. The 
ushers were Walter M. Sanborn '05 of Augusta, 
Francis H. Kendall of Belmont, and two brothers 
of the bride, both of Belmont. The wedding 
ceremony was attended by many of the friends* 
It was followed by a reception at the bride's 
home, 45 Common St., Belmont. After a wedding 
trip of two weeks, Mr. and Mrs. Connors will re- 
side at 45 Highland Avenue, Bangor, where they 
will be at home after January 1st. Mr. Connors 
is one of the prominent younger members of the 
Penobscot County Bar, being a successful prac- 
tising attorney in Bangor. He is the son of Mr. 
and Mrs. William Connors. He received his de- 
gree from the University of Maine College of 
Law. At Bowdoin he was a member of the Alpha 
Delta Phi fraternity. He is a member of the 
Maine Legislature. 

'04.— Philip M. Clark, Harvard Law School '07, 
is Progressive candidate for County Attorney in 
Middlesex County. 

'07. — Mr. Paul A. Buttrick has recently re- 
ceived an appointment in the Department of 
Agriculture at Washington. 

'09. — The committee of arrangements for the 
fifth reunion of the class of 1909, to be held at 
Bowdoin during Commencement Week of next 
spring, met in the office of Irving Rich, Portland, 
on Tuesday, October 28, to talk over the plans of 
the coming celebration. At the meeting it was 
voted to send a challenge to the class of 1904, who 
at the same time are to hold their tenth anniver- 
sary, for a track meet and ball game, to take place 
at the Gurnet on Wednesday afternoon of Com- 
mencement Week. Besides issuing the challenge, 
it was voted to hold a grand celebration in the 
shape of fireworks and band concerts Tuesday 
night in front of the Alexander house, which will 
be the headquarters of the class during the week. 
The Brunswick Band will furnish the music. 
Other arrangements were talked over and the 
meeting adjourned. The committee of arrange- 
ments for the class reunion is composed of Presi- 
dent William Harris of Westbrook Seminary, 
Ralph O. Brewster of Portland, John S. Simmons 
of New York, and Irving Rich of Portland. 

'10. — Frank D. Townsend, who since gradua- 
tion has been connected with the New England 
Tel. & Tel. Co., in Boston, has recently been ap- 
pointed assistant traffic chief in the New Bedford 
district. 

'12. — Several of the fellows who visited "Jack" 
Hurley last week were pleased to find him rapidly 
recovering and of good cheer. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER II, 1913 



NO. 18 



BOWDOIN, 0; MAINE, 9— Nov. 8 

Maine beat Bowdoin last Saturday by a score 
of 9-0, thus winning a clear title to the State 
championship. 

Up to the third period the game was one of the 
most closely contested ever seen in this state. 
Both teams fought every inch of ground with 
every grain of spirit in them. At the end of the 
first half the supporters of both colleges were pre- 
dicting a scoreless tie. Then came that disas- 
trous third period. After Bowdoin had held 
Maine for downs on the 4 yard line and had 
punted out of danger, Brown fumbled Cobb's 
return punt and Donahue fell on the ball for a 
touchdown. In the fourth period Maine made her 
only earned score by a drop kick from the 15 yard 
line. The score of 9-0 can in no way express the 
closeness and fierceness of the game. Maine won 
by her ability to follow the ball and by her heavy 
shifty line. 

In. praising the Bowdoin players one is at a loss, 
for we all feel that every man played the greatest 
game of his life. Time and again Maine sent her 
backs crashing against the stone wall of Bow- 
doin's line for no gain. From end to end the line 
plaved as one man. and with a fierceness and ag_ 
gressiveness that characterized the whole game. 
Leadbetter. Brewster and Burns were the pillars 
of strength. Captain Weatherill, playing his last 
state championship game for old Bowdoin, by his 
personal example of fight and pluck inspired his 
team to a frenzied attack and defense. 

An enumeration of the personal prowess of 
each man is superfluous for those who saw the 
wonderful game. Bowdoin lost. Rightfully we 
have nothing more to say, yet there is not a sup- 
porter of the White who in his heart does not feel 
that the fickle goddess Fortune held the destiny of 
the game. 

FIRST PERIOD 

Maine won the toss and chose to defend the 
east goal and to receive the kick. Stuart kicked 
off to & Cobb on the 12 yard line. Cobb ran the ball 
back to the 36 yard line where he was stopped by 
Weatherill. Cobb dropped back for a punt but the 
pass went over his head and rolled to the 12 yard 
line. Brewster got the tackle. Martin made 1 
yard through the right side of the line. Cobb 
punted 53 yards to Stuart, who was nailed in his 



tracks. Bowdoin gained two yards in two rushes 
through the center of the line. Lewis punted 15 
yards and Bowdoin recovered the ball on a fum- 
ble. Fitzgerald made 2 yards through left tackle. 
Weatherill made 2 yards on a fake pass through 
left tackle. Bowdoin was tackled for a loss of 1 
yard. Lewis punted to the 15 yard line to Ruff- 
ner, who ran the ball back 5 yards. Martin made 

5 yards through left tackle. Cobb dropped back 
into punt formation and took the ball around left 
end for 15 yards. Tackled by Stuart. Donahue 
and Martin made 5 yards. Cobb punted 45 yards, 
to Stuart, who ran the ball back 5 yards before 
Ruffner and Murray got him. Fitzgerald made I 
yard through right tackle. Weatherill fumbled 
and Leadbetter recovered for a 3 yard loss. Lewis 
punted 30 yards to Cobb who was tackled by A. 
Pratt. Cobb fumbled and Bowdoin recovered. 
Lewis punted 35 yards to Cobb, who returned the 
punt to Stuart. Sawyer got the tackle after the 
ball had been advanced 15 yards. Fitzgerald made 

6 yards in two rushes through right tackle. Col- 
bath no gain. Lewis punted to Cobb on the 15 
vard line. Donahue made I yard through center. 
Purington 14 yards around right end on a fake 
kick. Cobb punted to Stuart on the 25 yard line. 
Colbath no gain through center. Weatherill made 
4 yards in two rushes through the right side of 
the line. Lewis punted to Cobb on Bowdoin's 45 
yard line. Cobb punted 35 yards to Stuart. Bow- 
doin made 5 yards through rushes. Lewis punted 
to Ruffner. End of period. Ball on Bowdoin's 
37 yard line. 

SECOND PERIOD 

Donahue, Martin and Purington opened the pe- 
riod, and by a gain of 12 yards placed the ball on 
Bowdoin's 24 yard line. Ruffner then tried for a 
field goal from the 31 yard line but the try failed. 
LaCasce made 5 yards through right tackle, and 
after an unsuccessful attempt by Foster, Weath- 
erill made 8 through right tackle. Herb Foster, 
on three rushes made 7 yards, but on Weatherill's 
unsuccessful attempt to make first down Maine 
got the ball on her 44 yard line. Maine then drove 
Bowdoin back to her 28 yard line, where Bowdoin 
intercepted Cobb's forward pass, and LaCasce 
made 6 around the left end. After Foster had 
made 1 yard, Bowdoin was penalized 15 yards for 
holding. Murray then drove Lewis back 3 yards 



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and the latter punted, putting the ball on Maine's 
43 yard line. Cobb then kicked 27 yards and 
Weatherill, after making 6 through right tackle, 
made 17 around right end. 

Bowdoin, in the next line up, was penalized 15 
yards, and Lewis punted 40 yards to Cobb. Bow- 
aoin held here, and Cobb punted for 20 yards. 
Foster, Weatherill and Brown then added 13 
yards and the half closed with Bowdoin in pos- 
session of the ball on Maine's 36 yard line. 

THIRD PERIOD 

Brown received Gulliver's kick off and ran 11 
yards when he was downed by Martin. After 
unsuccessful rushes by Foster and LaCasce, 
Lewis punted to Cobb. After rushing the ball for 
a yard, Maine kicked 35 yards to Brown, whom 
Purington immediately downed. Lewis then 
kicked a spiral which sailed 45 yards before being 
received by Cobb. Maine then carried the ball to 
Bowdoin's 47 yard line, where Brewster recov. 
ered the ball on Martin's fumble. Lewis punted, 
and it was returned, on Bowdoin's 25 yard line. 
Foster fumbled, and when Purington obtained the 
ball, Maine made first down on Bowdoin's 15 yard 
line. Maine then made 5 through right tackle, 
but after several rushes, Maine failed to go her 
distance, and Lewis punted from the 6 yard line. 
After Donahue had gone through center for 3, 
Cobb punted to Brown and on a fumble Donahue 
made the touchdown. Cobb kicked out, but the 
ball fell, leaving the score 6-0 in favor of Maine. 
After Bowdoin had kicked, Martin made 5, and 
• Cobb punted 30 yards to Brown. Lewis then 
kicked for 45 yards, and Maine brought the ball 
to the 47 yard mark, and then punted to Bow- 
doin's 25 yard line. The period closed after Bow- 
doin had brought the ball back 10 yards. 

FOURTH PERIOD 

Lewis punted to Ruffner who received it on the 
40 yard line, but immediately Cobb kicked to 
Bowdoin's 20 yard line. Bowdoin then punted 
and Cobb made a 26 yard run around Bowdoin's 
left end, placing the ball on her 12 yard line. 
Donahue and Ruffner then rushed the ball 4 yards 
more, and on the 16 yard line Ruffner made an 
unsuccessful try at a drop kick. After being 
pushed back, Bowdoin punted to Maine on her 24 
yard line. Maine after unsuccessful attempts at 
a forward pass, punted, and Baker took the ball 
on Bowdoin's first play. Maine then carried the 
ball to Bowdoin's 3 yard line where the White 
held for downs, and then punted. After Maine 
had been penalized 15 yards for holding, Cobb 
punted to Stuart on Bowdoin's 10 yard line. Bow- 
doin tried a forward pass which went to Maine 
on the 20 yard line. Maine then made a yard on 
forward passes, and Cobb made the drop kick 



which gave them three more points. The period 
closed soon after, with no important plays by 
either team. 

The summary : 
MAINE BOWDOIN 

Purington, le re, Leadbetter 

Murray, It rt, Burns 

Sawyer, lg rg, Brewster 

Baker, c c, K. Stone, Barry 

Gulliver, Tipping, rg lg, L. Pratt 

Wark, rt It, Lewis 

Bernheisel, re le, A. Pratt, C. Foster, Beal 

Cobb, qb 

qb, Stuart, Brown, Fitzgerald, MacCormick 

Ruffner, lhb rhb, Weatherill 

Donahue, rhb lhb, Fitzgerald, H. Foster 

Martin, fb fb, Colbath, LaCasce 

Score, University of Maine 9. Touchdown, 
Donahue. Goal from field (drop kick), Cobb 
Umpire, George N. Bankhart, Dartmouth. Ref- 
eree, Thomas F. Murphy of Harvard. Head 
linesman, Thomas H. Kelley of Portland A. A. 
Time, 15m. periods. 



THE LAST GAME 



Next Saturday afternoon in Portland the Bow- 
doin football team plays the last game of the 
present season and, incidentally, the final college 
game on a Maine gridiron, against the Tufts 
team. Early in the season Coach McCann pre- 
dicted that Tufts would be the strongest team 
Bowdoin would meet this year and from present 
indications this prediction is entirely true. He 
did not add that Bowdoin would present their 
strongest front of the season against the Massa- 
chusetts champions of the season, but it is true 
that his team will enter their last game with all 
the experience of seven games against strong 
teams, none the worse for injuries and with all 
the power and speed and driving force gained 
from a season's practice and playing. For Tufts, 
too, this is the final game and they are coming 
to Portland intent on duplicating their perform- 
ance of last year at Medford. With a record of 
defeating Wesleyan, Bates, Maine and Vermont, 
which Bowdoin has also met, and of defeating the 
fast Massachusetts Agricultural College team and 
outplaying West Point, they have received the 
most favorable comments from the sporting 
critics throughout the East. Bowdoin will play 
the best small college team produced in New Eng- 
land this year. 

Their play is much different from that of the 
University of Maine. Their emphasis is on the 
work of a fast and powerful backfield. The spec- 
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quick shifts, and long end runs are used exten- 
sively in their offense. Angell and Wescott are 
two of the best men ever representing their col- 
lege. Angell is especially proficient in the throw- 
ing of long forward passes. 

Against this aggregation will be pitted seven 
veterans playing their last game for "old Bow- 
doin" and four other hard-playing men. Those 
who have watched for four years the work of 
Captain "Bob" Weatherill, "King" Pratt and 
"Brose" Burns; for two years, the work of "Lew" 
Brown, Elroy LaCasce and Arthur Pratt; and 
this season, the playing of "Sum" Mountfort, 
know that next Saturday in their final game in a 
Bowdoin uniform they will play as they never 
have played before. Steadiness, power and grit 
and Bowdoin fight are the characteristics of their 
playing. Mountfort, playing against his old team- 
mates may be counted on for one of his best ex- 
hibitions. Against the Wesleyan team Bowdoin 
prepared a defense for forward passes and its 
success against that aggregation in this branch 
was notably successful. Since that game no team 
has been able to employ this method of offense 
for any considerable gains against Bowdoin. 
Next Saturday, however, the White will meet an 
aggregation whose long suit is this style of play. 
Those who follow the game will watch with the 
keenest interest the ability of our men to inter- 
cept the long Tufts passes. Such an outlook 
means a game full of exciting moments, and 
spectacular plays. 



ALL-MAINE ELEVEN 



Captain Weatherill and Coach McCann have 
picked the following all-Maine team: left end, 
Royal, Colby; left tackle, Murray, Maine; left 
guard, Pratt, Bowdoin; center, Baker, Maine; 
right guard, Gulliver, Maine ; right tackle, Burns, 
Bowdoin; right end, Leadbetter, Bowdoin; quar- 
ter back, Cobb, Maine; left half back, Fraser, 
Colbv ; right half back, Lowney, Colby ; full back, 
Dyer, Bates. 

McCann and Weatherill disagreed on the posi- 
tion of right half, McCann wishing to place 
Weatherill there. The Lewiston Sun yesterday 
had an all-Maine team chosen by the coach and 
captain of each team. In nearly every one 
Weatherill was named. 



THE EXCURSION 

According to the usual custom there will be an 
excursion to Portland Saturday for this final 
game with Tufts. Those who have been in col- 
lege for a year or more need not be told the 



pleasures of this football day and evening in 
Portland. There is the game, always a good 
one, representing the best and final efforts of two 
strong teams, in one of whom is your interest 
and faith and hope. Then there is the celebra- 
tion of the end of the season and the evening at 
the theatre. Last year, practically every member 
of the student body was present at the game. 
This year there should be none left to keep the 
faculty company at the late morning recitations. 

Arrangements have been made with the Maine 
Central Railroad for special rates good Saturday 
to Monday of ninety-five cents round trip. The 
band will be there and head the student body pro- 
cession from Union Station to Monument Square. 
Tufts will be present with the largest rooting 
squad they have ever sent with the addition of a 
large number of Boston alumni of both institu- 
tions. 

The regular train service will be augmented by 
the addition of extra coaches. 



AFTER THE GAME 



Through the kindness of fthe management of 
the Jefferson Theatre the Saturday evening pro- 
duction of Madame Sherry will be Football Night. 
Boxes have been tendered the players of both 
teams on opposite sides of the theatre and there is 
little doubt but that the students of both colleges 
will make a memorable occasion of the evening. 

Before the theatre party the members of the 
Bowdoin football squad will hold their annual 
banquet in the State of Maine room of the Fal- 
mouth Hotel. At this time the season's training 
will be brought to its official close. 



Tickets for the Tufts game will go on sale at 
the Manager's Room in the Gymnasium Thurs- 
day afternoon t. 30-4. 30. This will be the only 
student sale of these reserved seats and it is ab- 
solutely necessary that students get their tickets 
at this time. The unsold tickets must be re- 
turned to Portland for general sale. The price 
is 50c for general admission, grandstand 50c, 
bleachers 25c. The Bowdoin cheering section 
will be in the grandstand. 

TUFTS WILL BE IN PORTLAND 
400 STRONG. A YELL FOR A YELL! 
WILL YOU BE THERE? 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



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in the Interests of the Students of 

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Managing Editor 

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All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
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Vol. XLIII NOVEMBER 11, 1913 No. 18 

The Rally vs. Noyes 

An interesting contrast between the attitude 
of the Bowdoin faculty members and that of 
many other institutions in New England was 
brought out by the scheduling and holding of 
the Annie Talbot Cole Lecture on the evening 
preceding the Maine game. For years this even- 
ing has been set aside by the student body and 
returning graduates for a rally before the big game 
of the year. Although the annual event has not 
been raised to the dignity of a Bowdoin Night 
such as Dartmouth night, before their big game, 
and Maine Night, it was one of the two large 
rallies of the year. Loyal alumni who cannot be 
at the Maine game send back messages for the 
event and altogether it is one of the most im- 
portant student gatherings of the year. The 
wisdom of those in charge of these lectures is 
not questioned by the Orient. It only illus- 
trates the rather striking attitude of the Bowdoin 
faculty. At other institutions the faculty co- 



operate with students in making such rallies a suc- 
cess ; the President of the institution presides 
and prominent faculty members speak. At Bow- 
doin such a rally is, evidently, considered to be 
of much less moment. Returning alumni this 
year were somewhat surprised to find Memorial 
Hall used for a lecture and reading on Interna- 
tional Peace on the eve of our great gridiron 
struggle and some were very much disappointed. 
The student body was only partially reconciled 
to the situation and was represented in great part 
by Freshmen with English 1 considerations. But, 
perhaps, we are emphasizing our own special in- 
terests too much at the expense of our deeper 
intellectual training. What do you think? 



THE FINAL STANDING 

For the third successive year, the University of 
Maine has won the state football championship, 
but never has any team had to work the way 
Maine has to secure it. Following Maine's clean 
slate comes Colby with two victories and one de- 
feat; Bowdoin, with one victory and two defeats, 
and Bates, with three losses. 

Credit must be given to Maine and to the men 
who made up the team, but in the giving of that 
credit, the other three colleges should not be for. 
gotten. Each team put up the stiff est sort of foot- 
ball and stubborn resistance by the losers was 
often more praiseworthy than the offense of the 
winners. 

Even if Bowdoin failed to win the champion- 
ship, Bowdoin men cannot but feel pleased with 
the work of their team and coaches. Although 
not particularly heavy, Bowdoin's line has held 
men much heavier and the backs have gained 
through lines supposedly superior. 

But perhaps the greatest praise that Bowdoin 
can receive is that given by their opponents. 
Maine's confidence in piling up a huge score is 
equalled only by her surprise at the game Bow- 
doin played and the comparatively low one she 
was obliged to accept. 

All four colleges lose heavily by graduation 
next spring, and a prophecy as to next fall would 
be more or less of a gamble, but— "here's hop- 



The absence of the big BOWDOIN banner 
has been noticed at the games this Fall. The 
cheering leaders have instituted a search for it, 
but it is nowhere to be found. It must be had 
before the excursion Saturday. Let everyone 
look in his closet for it and that of his neighbors. 
We must get the BOWDOIN banner. Notify 
X. Callahan if found. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



MS 



CONCERT IN MEMORIAL HALL 

The concert to be given Monday, November 17, 
in Memorial Hall, by the Downer-Eaton Trio and 
Mrs. Grace Bonner Williams of Boston, promises 
to be a rare treat. 

Mrs. Jessie Downer-Eaton is one of Boston's 
most famous pianists. She has appeared as solo, 
ist with the largest and most popular combina- 
tions of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and is a 
favorite with patrons of high class music. 

Julius Theodorowicz, the violinist of the trio, 
is one of the Saturday night soloists of the Bos- 
ton Symphony Orchestra. For seven years he 
was one of the famous Kneisel Quartet and for 
two years was a member of the Hess-Schroeder 
Quartet. On any concert stage he is always 
greeted with applause. 

Joseph Keller came to this country seventeen 
years ago to occupy the first desk as 'cellist in the 
Boston Symphony Orchestra of which he is still 
a member. 

Mrs. Williams is considered one of the finest 
singers in this part of the country, and is said to 
compare favorably with the better artists of the ' 
Metropolitan Opera Company. For five years she 
has been the soloist of the Handel and Haydn 
Society of Boston, and also soloist with the Ce- 
celia and Apollo Club of Boston. 



MAINE TAKES CROSS-COUNTRY RACE 
Over a four and one-half mile course of city 
streets, country roads, fields, and ploughed 
ground, the Maine Intercollegiate Cross-Country 
race was run at Waterville, last Wednesday af- 
ternoon. 

Maine finished with five men among the first 
seven and won with twenty points. Colby was 
second with forty-five points, Bowdoin next with 
seventy-one points and Bates last with one hun- 
dred three points. The work of Preti of Maine, 
Wenz of Colby and Crosby of Bowdoin, all 
Freshmen, was the feature of the race. 

Preti of Maine finished first in 27 minutes, 7 3-5 
seconds; second, Wenz, Colby, 27 min., 202-5 
sec; third, Towner, Maine, 27 min., 37 sec; 
fourth, Bell, Maine, 27 min., 47 sec. ; fifth, Brooks, 
Maine, 27 min,, 472-5 sec; sixth, Crosby, Bow- 
doin, 28 min., 22-5 sec; seventh, Dempsey, 
Maine, 28 min., 11 sec; eighth, Gerrish, Maine, 
28 min., 1 1 2-5 sec. ; ninth, Webster, Colby, 28 
min., 20 sec. ; tenth, Waldron, Colby, 28 min., 33 
sec; eleventh, Thompson, Colby, 28 min., 332.5 
sec; twelfth, Doe, Bates, 28 min., 55 sec; thir- 
teenth, Rand, Colby, 28 min., 582-5 sec; four- 
teenth, Tarbox, Bowdoin, 29 min., 3 sec; fif- 
teenth, Golden, Colby, 29 min., 9 sec. ; sixteenth, 



Irving, Bowdoin, 29 min., 43 sec. ; seventeenth, 
Noyes, Bowdoin, 29 min., 52 2-5 sec. ; eighteenth, 
Cutler, Bowdoin,' 29 min., 57 sec; nineteenth, 
Wright, Bowdoin, 30 min., 8 sec; twentieth, 
Wilcox, Bates, 30 min., 11 2.5 sec; twenty-first, 
Weg, Colby, 30 min., 16 sec; twenty-second, Cate, 
Bates, 30 min., 262-5 sec; twenty-third, Har- 
graves, Bowdoin, 30 min., 35 sec ; twenty- fourth, 
Chamberlain, Bates, 30 min., 50 sec; twenty, 
fifth, Syrene, Bates, 31 min., 34 sec. ; twenty-sixth, 
House, Bates, 32 min., 5 sec. ; twenty-seventh, 
Mansfield, Bates, 32 min., 20 sec. 

PSI UPSILON DANCE 

The Kappa Chapter of Psi Upsilon held a 
dance in their house Saturday night after the 
Maine game. 

Among the guests present were : Misses Hilda 
George of Thomaston, Alberta Marr of Pemaquid 
Point, Marjorie Howard of Whitman, Mass., 
Ruth Nearing of Brunswick, Eleanor Kelley of 
Gardiner, Evelyn Pike of Lubec, Cornelia Dan- 
forth of Portland, Mildred Rietta of Portland, 
Margaret King of Ellsworth, Agnes Sully of New 
Mexico, Frances Purinton of Augusta, Helen 
French of Newtonville, Mass., Lucy Jacobs of 
Thomaston, Gertrude Turtle of Portland, Ruth 
Morrill of Portland. C. W. Eaton '10, and B. 
W. Partridge ' 1 1 were also present. 

The committee in charge was composed of Earl 
F. Wilson '14, A. Keith Eaton '15, Alden F. Head 
'16 and Carl K. Ross '17. 

The patronesses were Mrs. Charles G. Ban- 
croft of Brookline, Mass., and Mrs. George B. 
Keene of Augusta. Music for the order of twen- 
ty dances was furnished by the Apollo Orchestra. 

DELTA KAPPA EPSILON DANCE 

Delta Kappa Epsilon held a dancing party Sat- 
urday evening after the Maine game to which the 
members of Theta Delta Chi were invited. The 
managing committee consisted of Myles Standish, 
Jr., '14, Roger K. Eastman '15 and Richard S. 
Fuller '16, and the patronesses were Mrs. Alfred 
O. Gross and Mrs. John A. Slocum, both of 
Brunswick. Music was furnished by Strange's 
Orchestra of Portland. 

Among those present were the Misses Alberta 
Robinson, Pauline Hyde, Gertrude King, Marie 
Hieber, Dorothy True, Ethel Frothingham, Mil- 
dred Russell, Margaret Elwell, Elizabeth Payson, 
of Portland, Jessie Leighton of Lewiston, Eliza- 
beth Eastman of Lowell, Mass., Lora Standish of 
Boston, Dorothy White of Augusta, Ruth Hen- 
derson of Fairfield and Rose Daniels of Chestnut 
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DELTA UPSILON DANCE 

The Bowdoin Chapter of Delta Upsilon enter- 
tained at an informal dance at their house Satur- 
day evening. 

Among the guests were : Misses Carolyn Hus- 
ton, Marian Smart, Alnah James of Portland; 
Eleanor Bradlee of Bath, Miriam Brackett of 
Phillips, Gertrude Hartwell of Lawrence, Mass., 
Grace Burnham of Bridgton, Mary Allen, Alex- 
ina Lapointe, Madeline Higgins of Brunswick, 
Levon Payson, Goldie Greenleaf of Southport, 
Mary Hoi ton of Boothbay Harbor, Helen Doug- 
las of Providence, R. I., Florence McCarthy, Alice 
Tackaberry of Lewiston, Eleanor Rankin of 
Woodfords, Madeline Winter of Kingfield, Louise 
Davis of East Poland, Jessie Merrill of Free- 
port. 

The patronesses were Mrs. W. H. Davis, Mrs. 
B. F. Knowlton, and Mrs. H. W. Allen of Bruns- 
wick. The committee in charge was Vernon 
W. Marr '14, Austin H. MacCormick '15 and 
Earle R. Stratton '16. Stetson's Orchestra fur- 
nished music for an order of 20 dances. 



BETA THETA PI DANCE 

The local chapter of Beta Theta Pi entertained 
Saturday evening with an informal dancing party. 
Among the guests were : Anita Sproule of Grass 
Valley, Cal., Flora L. Smarden of Portland, 
Helen Fisk of Brunswick, Mona Dwyer of Free- 
port, Genevieve Dwinal of Auburn, Margery Cox 
of Melrose Highlands, Mass., Mildred B. Jordan, 
New Gloucester; Olive Holway, Augusta; Marian 
K. Fisher. Augusta; Hazel Gage, Augusta; Clare 
Ridley, Brunswick; Mary Elliott. Brui sw;ck; 
Isabel Palmer, Brunswick; Grace Kern, Wood- 
fords; Sylvia Freeman, Woodfords; Ruth G. 
Lord, Portland; Dorothy Drake, Pittsfield; 
Katherine Hodgkins, Woodfords; Ruth Jenkins, 
Katherine Jenkins, Lydia Skolfield and Olivia 
Bagley, Portland. 

The affair was in charge of E. A. Nason '14, 
C. A. Brown '14 and Leigh Webber '16. The pat- 
ronesses were Mrs. F. E. Roberts and Mrs. J. L. 
McConaughy of Brunswick. Lovell's Orchestra 
furnished music. 



CORRECTED FOOTBALL SCORES 
The receipt of an authentic record enables the 
Orient to correct the lists of football scores 
printed in two recent issues. The Bates list is 
correct except for the 1896 game, the score of 
which was Bowdoin 26, Bates o. The complete 
Colby list is printed as the errors were numerous. 
It is as follows: — 



1892 — Bowdoin, 56: Colby, 0. 

Bowdoin, 22; Colby, .' 
1893 — Bowdoin, 42;. Colby, 4. 

Bowdoin, 40; Colby, 0. 
1894 — Bowdoin, 30; Colby, 0. 
1895 — Bowdoin, 5 ; Colby, c. 

Bowdoin, 6 ; Colby, o. 
1896 — Bowdoin, 12; Colby, o. 

Bowdoin, 6; Colby, 6. 
1897 — Colby, 16; Bowdoin, 0. 

Colby, o; Bowdoin, 0. 
1898 — Bowdoin, 24; Colby, o. 

Bowdoin, 17; Colby, o. 
1899 — Colby, 6; Bowdoin, o. 
1900 — Bowdoin, 68 ; Colby, 0. 
1901 — Colby, 12; Bowdoin, 0. 
1902 — Colby, 16; Bowdoin, 6. 
1903 — Colby, 11; Bowdoin, o. 
1904 — Bowdoin, 52 ; Colby, o. 
1905 — Bowdoin, 5; Colby, o. 
1906 — Bowdoin, o; Colby, o. 
1907 — Bowdoin, 5 ; Colby, o. 
1908 — Bowdoin, 9 ; Colby, 6. 
1909 — Colby, 12; Bowdoin, 5. 
1910 — Bowdoin, 6; Colby, 5. 
191 1 — Bowdoin, 0; Colby, 0. 
1912 — Colby, 20; Bowdoin, 10. 
1913 — Colby, 12; Bowdoin, 0. 
Won by Bowdoin, 16; won by Colly, S; tied 
games, 4. 



C&e Dtfjer Colleges 

'Expelled for not drinking beer," is the sur- 
prising headline in the newspapers telling of a 
cable from Griefswald, Germany, which states 
that because of criticism of the college drinking 
customs as illustrated in a typical "beer evening" 
celebration, one student was sentenced to three 
days' confinement in the university dungeon, two 
others were expelled, and four more were sum- 
moned to trial before the university officials. The 
dispatch is all the more startling because of the 
recent terrific indictments against alcohol by 
some of the most brilliant scientists and profes- 
sors of Germany. 

A new system of taking attendance of students 
at chemistry lectures has been adopted at the 
University of Pennsylvania. At the beginning of 
each semester each student is given sixteen tick- 
ets, numbered from one to sixteen, to be presented 
for admission at the sixteen lectures delivered 
during the term. Besides the number of the lec- 
ture, each ticket also bears a number designating 
the student. This plan is expected to supersede 
the roll-call, thereby saving time and abolishing 
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That men do not come to college primarily for 
athletics but mainly through the influence of 
alumni and undergraduates is indicated by state- 
ments collected from every member of last year's 
freshman class at Dartmouth. Three hundred 
and eighty-one men were interviewed as to their 
reasons for entering Dartmouth in preference to 
any other college, and their answers were tabulat- 
ed as follows : Influence of Dartmouth graduates 
and undergraduates, 141 ; location of the college, 
46; size of the college as midway between the 
small college and the university, 12 ; influence of 
relatives in or out of college, 42; plan of admis- 
sion, 18; reputation and spirit, 11; lower expense 
of education at Dartmouth, 10; Thayer School, 
13; Tuck School, 11; athletics, 5; miscellaneous 
and combined reasons, 73. 

Columbia University has a record attendance 
of 10,469 students this fall. 

Recent agitation of the question of the regula- 
tion of student dancing at the University of Kan- 
sis has caused a decided slump in the attendance 
at down-town dances. According to a ruling of 
the University Council, no student may attend a 
dance at which a general price of admission is 
charged. 

CIuo anO Council Meetings 

There, will be a meeting of the Government 
Club tomorrow evening at 8.30 at the Zeta Psi 
House. 

The Classical Club met at Professor Woodruff's 
last Thursday evening. The following officers 
were elected: President, Neal Tuttle '14; secre- 
tary, C. F. White '14; member of executive com- 
mittee, Prof. Woodruff. At this meeting Dean 
Sills gave an account of his travels in Egypt and 
Greece. The next meeting of the club will be 
held December 11. 



2Dn tfjc Campus 

Fobes '17 returned to College Sunday after a 
week's illness. 

The sale of tickets for the Maine game was 
larger than ever. 

Rainy weather has prevented matches in the 
tennis tournament. 

The Y. M. C. A. cabinet met at the Beta Theta 
Pi house Sunday night. 

Jack Hurley '12 had his thumb amputated last 
week as a result of his burns. 

Ramsay '15 is conducting a night school for 
certain ones in French 1 and 3. 

The bleachers for the Maine supporters ex- 
tended almost from goal to goal. 



Trials are being held this afternoon for the 
position of reader on the musical clubs. 

Freshmen who are out for assistant manager of 
track are Marston, Philbrick, Piedra and True. 

Applications for scholarships should be made 
out and handed in at the office as soon as possible. 

The early announcement of other college games 
on the field last Saturday was appreciated by the 
students. 

All who intend to substitute track or baseball 
for regular gymnasium work this winter must 
take a physical examination. 

At the review of the Freshman class there were 
32 major warnings and 37 minor warnings; this 
is exactly the same as last year. 

The Orient will publish in the near future an 
athletic census of the College, the first, it is be- 
lieved, ever attempted at Bowdoin. 

Simpson '14 and Merrill '14 are conducting the 
Sunday School at Bunganuc. McWilliams '15 
has charge of similar work at Pejepscot. 

The Bowdoin Press Club has received an invi- 
tation for a banquet to be held in connection with 
the news gathering bureaus of Bates and Colby. 

Candidates for assistant manager of the dra- 
matic club are Cruff, Edwards, Elliott, Lord and 
Woodman, all 1916. Callahan '14 is manager and 
Hall '15 assistant manager. 

The report that Bates had disqualified Monte 
Moore for the final game last Saturday on ac- 
count of rough playing was disproved by Moore's 
appearance on the field Saturday. 

Election of assistant manager of football will 
be held soon after the close of the season. Can- 
didates for the nominations are: Crossman, Gar- 
land, Kelley, Littlefield and Noble, all 19 16. 

President Hyde recently made the announce- 
ment that the Charles Carroll Everett Scholar- 
ship will not be awarded this year owning to ex- 
penses on the estate from which the fund comes. 

The College catalogue will be ready for distri- 
bution shortly before the Thanksgiving vacation. 
The list of students has been posted in the library 
in order that any necessary corrections may be 
made. 

Because of the Annie Talbot Cole lecture Fri- 
day night, there was no rally in preparation for 
the Maine game. A number of fellows met at 
Whittier Field Friday afternoon and practiced 
cheers and songs. 

The time of the Sophomore-Freshman Debate 
trials is to be changed from Thursday and Friday 
afternoons, Nov. 13 and 14, to Monday afternoon, 
Nov. 17, at 3.00. The judges are : Prof. W. H. 
Davis, E. C. Gage '14 and G. W. Bacon '15. 

The play "The Marriage of Kitty," was read to 



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members and prospective members of the dra- 
matic club Wednesday by the coach, Mrs. Brown. 
Trials for parts will be held the latter part of the 
week. Work on "Twelfth Night," the Com- 
mencement play, will start shortly before Christ- 
mas. 

Among the alumni who were back for the game 
are : C. T. Hawes '76, Libby '99, Snow '01, White 
'03, Donnell '05, Johnson '07, Lippincott '10, 
Brummett '11, Partridge '11, Foote '12, Kern '12, 
King '12, McKenney '12, Newell '12, Nichols '12, 
Parcher '12, Smith '12, Harrington '12, Wood- 
cock '12, Gilbert '13, Dole '13, Holt '13, Norton 
'13, Page '13, Savage '13, Tuttle '13, Whittier '13, 
Colby '13, White '05, Harlow '03, Phillips '03, 
Drummond '07, Staples '82, Winchell '07 and 
Weatherill '10. 

A very small number of candidates have re- 
ported for the class teams in comparison with the 
numbers in former years. The men out for the 
Freshman team are: Corbett (Capt.), Cormack, 
Paine, Chapman, Balfe, Parmenter, Campbell, 
Brown, Burleigh, Oliver, Peacock, Haseltine, Sil- 
verstein, Sampson, Hazeltine, Lovejoy, Wight, 
Swift, Eaton, King, Martell, Pike, Doten, Colton, 
McConaughy, Woodworth. Those representing 
1916: Chase, Carter, Edwards, Moulton (Capt.), 
Head, Parmenter, W. Olson, Webber, Ginty, 
Ramsdell, Hight, Powers, Thomas, Ireland, 
Drummond, G. Olson. 



24. Warnings. 

26. Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 12.30. 



mitb tfje Jfacultp 

Prof. Hutchins has an article on the "Adjust- 
ment of the Quartz Spectrograph" in the October 
number of the American Journal of Science. 

"English Prose" selected and edited by Freder- 
ick William Roe, Ph.D., of the University of Wis- 
consin, and George Roy Elliott, Ph.D., of Bow- 
doin College has been published by Longmans, 
Green, and Co., Fourth Avenue and 30th Street, 
New York. 

Dean Sills will represent the college at the in- 
stallation of the new president of Hobart, at 
Geneva, New York, on November 14. 



CALENDAR 



Nov. 

11. Freshman Meeting, 7.30. 

12. Government Club Meeting, Zeta Psi House, 

8.00. 
15. Bowdoin vs. Tufts at Portland. 
17. Concert in Memorial Hall. 
Interclass Debating Trials. 
22. Julia Sanderson in "The Sunshine Girl," 
Jefferson Theatre, Portland. 
Freshman-Sophomore Football Game. 



alumni Department 

'yy. — Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary sailed 
down the bay at New York on board a revenue 
cutter last Wednesday and boarded the Kaiser 
Wilhelm der Grosse, on which Mrs. Peary and his 
daughter, Miss Marie, were passengers. Mrs. 
Peary and her daughter accompanied Rear Ad- 
miral Peary to Europe last spring. Miss Peary 
was left in Geneva during the summer and fall 
and recently her mother returned to Europe to 
bring her home. They will at once leave New 
York for Washington where they will spend the 
winter. 

'84. — Llewellyn Barton of Portland is presi- 
dent of the Bridgton Academy Alumni Associa- 
tion, which has just held its sixteenth anniversary 
reunion. 

'94. — After being pastor of the Central Church 
of Bath for ten years, Rev. George C. DeMott 
has left for New York to prepare himself for the 
Episcopal ministry at the Episcopal Seminary. 

'94. — Rev. R. L. Sheaft" has accepted the invita- 
tion to become the pastor of the Congregational 
Church in Norridgewock, Maine. He begins his 
service there at once. The offer was especially 
attractive to Mr. Sheaff because it is his native 
town, and the church of which his parents were 
members. 

' Q g. — The Maine Teachers' Association, which 
held its annual meeting recently at Bangor, elect- 
ed as its president, D. Lyman Wormwood, of 
Bangor. 

'99.— F. W. Briggs of Pittsfield has just pur- 
chased the Skowhegan Shoe factory, following a 
meeting of the stockholders of the Skowhegan 
Manufacturing Company. The manufacture of 
woolen goods will probably take the place of the 
shoe business in this factory. 

'oo.— H. H. Randall of Auburn was elected 
president of the Department of Superintendence 
and Secondary School Administration at the re- 
cent meeting of the Maine Teachers' Association 
at Bangor. 

'02.— George E. Fogg of Portland has just been 
elected president of the Conference of Charities 
and Correction of the State. 

'n— It is announced that Edward E. Kern, 
Bowdoin's Rhodes Scholar, has been awarded the 
history prize of seventy-five dollars. At the com- 
mencement of this term, competitive examinations 
were set in English history, foreign history, 1789. 
187S, political economy, political science and eco- 
nomic history. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, NOVEMBER 18, 1913 



NO. 19 



BROWN AND BLUE VICTORIOUS 

Tufts closed a remarkably brilliant season by- 
defeating Bowdoin Saturday, Nov. 15 at Pine 
Tree Park by the score of 27 to 7. Bowdoin 
closed its season by a splendid exhibition of stub- 
born and unflagging defense against a team 
which is rated as one of the best in New England. 
Both teams played football of a very high order, 
Tufts bewildering, brilliant, sensational; Bowdoin 
steady, scrappy, scintillating now and then with 
flashes of defensive or offensive play which 
brought the stands to their feet. 

In Angell, Wescott, Hadley and Parks, Tufts 
had a backfield whose lightning shifts were fol- 
lowed by battering-ram plunges and wide-circling 
end runs. Time and again during the latter part 
of the game Angell's arm shot forward passes 
such as have not been seen in Maine this year be- 
tore. During the earlier periods, however, Bow- 
doin linesmen or backs intercepted or knocked 
down nearly all of Angell's shoots. 

Lewis's punting was a great factor in the Bow- 
doin defense. Time and again his ability to com- 
pletely out-distance his rival Parks in the punting 
game put the ball in more comfortable territory. 
All of the backs were sure in their tackling while 
the ends played a star game, both running under 
punts and stopping the numerous attempts to get 
around our extremities. The linesmen too broke 
up plays time and again, diving across behind the 
line or piling up the whole interference with a 
human rock-on-the-track. To pick out stars is 
difficult. Every man played for all there was in 
him, and no more need be said. The tackles, 
Lewis and Burns, were the objective point of 
Tufts' attack for the most part and bore the 
crushing attack of the whole Tufts backfield for 
play after play with wonderful gameness and con- 
stantly increasing firmness. Brewster at guard 
served the last of his novitiate like a veteran. 
King Pratt got many a play behind the line. 
Barry did things behind his opponent's back 
which Tufts evidently did not expect the little fel- 
low to do. 

On the offense Herb Foster and Stuart were 
our best ground gainers, with Bob Weatherill, 
running around Capt. Bennett's end, not far be- 
hind. 



The most sensational plays were C. Foster's re- 
covery of Volk's fumble and "Sammy White 
touchdown" and the two long distance passes by 
which Tufts scored in the last period, passes 
which crossed the field from side to side. 

Tufts scored in the first period, Bowdoin in 
the third, Tufts once again in the third, and 
twice in the fourth, the last touchdown being 
scored in the last few minutes of play. 

FIRST PERIOD 

Tufts won the toss and decided to receive the 
kick on the north side of the field. Mountfort 
kicked to Parks on the 10 yard line. The very 
first play was a long forward pass over the left 
end of the line to Wescott, netting 28 yards. 
Weatherill got the tackle. Mountfort replaced 
by Brewster. Angell, Hadley and Wescott made 
first down in three rushes through the line. Had- 
ley held for no gain by "King" Pratt. Parks at- 
tempted another forward pass but Fitzgerald in- 
tercepted it. Stuart thrown for a loss. Lewis 
punted outside at the 40 yard line. Wescott 4 
yards through center. Parks stopped by LaCasce 
for no gain. Incompleted forward pass. 

Bowdoin recovered an onside kick on her 15 
yard line. Weatherill no gain through center. 
Lewis punted to 40 yard line. A. Pratt tackled 
Parks for no gain. Angell 6 yards through left 
tackle. Two more rushes by Angell and Wescott 
for first down. Wescott 6 yards through left 
tackle. Wescott no gain. Fitzgerald intercepted 
a forward pass on his 15 yard line. Lewis 1 yard 
through center. Stuart made the required dis- 
tance around right end. Tufts tightened up on 
the next two rushes and Lewis punted 35 yards to 
Parks who signalled fair catch. Hadley and An- 
gell made first down in two rushes around the 
ends. Wescott 12 yards. Tackled by Stuart on 
the 42 yard line. Parks and Angell made first 
down around the right side of the line. Ball on 
the 25 yard line. Parks made 6 yards, stopped by 
"Fitz." Wescott first down through left tackle. 
Parks no gain through center of line. Wescott 
carried the ball 8 yards to the 5 yard line. Wes- 
cott made first down in the next rush and Angell 
carried the ball over for a touchdown. Parks 
missed the goal. 

LaCasce kicked off to Bingham who was 



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dropped in his tracks. A. P ratt broke up forward 
pass. Angell 3 yards around right end. Incom- 
pleted pass by Parks, who then punted to the 5 
yard line. Stankard touched the ball before 
Stuart. End of first period. Bowdoin's ball on 
her own 5 yard line. 

SECOND PERIOD 

"Herb" Foster replaced Fitzgerald. Foster took 
the ball three rushes for first down. After two 
more rushes by Foster, Lewis punted outside at 
the 15 yard line. Parks and Wescott made first 
down in two rushes. Wescott and Parks two 
rushes. Wescott and Parks made 7 yards and 
Lewis recovered a pass over the center of the 
line. Ball on Bowdoin's 30 yard line. Stuart lost 
5 yards, but made 6 the next rush. Lewis punted 
40 yards. Angell fumbled, but recovered. Parks 
made first down on a fake kick. Wescott 10 
yards through center. Angell attempted a for- 
ward pass. Bowdoin's ball on the center of the 
field. Foster and LaCasce both held for no gain. 
Stuart made 6 yards around right end. Lewis 
punted to Wescott who was downed on the 16 
yard line. Parks around right end for 1 yard. 
Tackled by C. Foster. Wescott made first down 
through left tackle. Hadley 5 yards. Bennett 
hurt. Angell 10 yards through left tackle. Parks 
5 yards around right end. Pass broken up by 
"Herb" Foster. Double forward pass — Parks to 
Angell— fails. Parks punted to Stuart who ran 
the ball back 8 yards. H. Foster 2 yards. Foster 
10 yards, right tackle. Lewis again forced to 
punt. Angell received the kick on the 15 yard 
line. 

Wescott 12 yards around right end. Volk went 
in for Hadley. Wescott made 7 yards. Forward 
p ass _Parks to Stankard. Weatherill tackled. 
Stuart hurt. Ball on Bowdoin's 44 yard line. 
Lewis broke up pass over the line. Mclvers went 
in for Bingham. Parks punted outside on Bow- 
doin's 20 yard line. End of first half. Score: 
Tufts, 6; Bowdoin, 0. 

THIRD PERIOD 

No changes in either lineup. Parks kicked off 
to LaCasce on 10 yard line. Weatherill and Fos- 
ter made first down in three rushes. Lewis punt- 
ed to Parks. Stuart got the tackle. C. Foster re- 
covered Volk's fumble, and ran 10 yards through 
an open field for a touchdown. Leadbetter kicked 
the goal. Score now 7-6. Stuart kicked off to 
Volk on the 10 yard line. Ball run back 10 yards. 
Parks punted to Stuart. Foster and Weatherill 
held for no gain. Lewis punted 30 yards to 
Parks. Angell made first down in two rushes 
through the center of the line. Wescott 2 yards 



through right guard. Tufts penalized 5 yards 
(off side). Wescott through right guard for 5 
yards. Double pass — Parks to Angell — broken 
up by H. Foster. Parks punted outside on Bow- 
doin's 30 yard line. Weatherill and Stuart both 
thrown for a loss. Lewis punted to 45 yard line. 
Parks recovered fumble. Wescott, Volk and 
Parks made first down in three rushes through 
the line. Wescott 2 yards through center. An- 
gell 10 yards through left tackle. Angell 3 yards. 
Wescott 4 yards through left tackle. Parks made 
first down through center. Ball on 15 yard line. 
Wescott 5 yards through left guard. Leadbetter 
tackled Wescott for loss. Volk 1 yard. Stuart 
got tackle. Parks made touchdown through right 
guard. Wescott kicked out to 15 yard line, and 
Bennett kicked the goal. Score : 13-7. 

Bennett kicked off to Weatherill on the 5 yard 
line. Ball carried back 15 yards. Weatherill 3 
yards around right end. Tufts penalized half the 
distance to the goal line for slugging. Bingham 
and Hadley went back into the game. Weather- 
ill 2 yards through right tackle. Foster and 
Weatherill made 7 yards in the next three rushes. 
Parks made 2 yards through right tackle. Wes- 
cott 10 yards through left tackle. End of period. 
Ball on Tufts' 42 yard line. Score : Tufts, 13 ; 
Bowdoin, 7. 

FOURTH PERIOD 

Angell, Wescott and Parks made first down. 
Wtscott 5 yards through left tackle. Wescott 
and Parks made first down in two more rushes. 
Angell recovered Parks's fumble. Parks 3 yards 
through right tackle. Foster recovered short 
punt on his 20 yard line. LaCasce and Foster 
made 3 yards and Lewis punted to Parks. Angell, 
Wescott and Parks made first down. Ford went 
in for Stankard. Tufts lost 5 yards for being off 
side. Parks punted to Foster on his 15 yard line. 
Lewis punted to center of the field. Hadley 5 
yards around right end. Incompleted pass to 
Stankard. Wescott made 6 yards around left 
end. After three more rushes, Parks threw a 
forward pass to Bennett over the goal line. Ben- 
nett kicked the goal. Score: 20-7. Mclvers re- 
placed Bingham. Mountfort went back in and 
kicked off to Bennett, who ran the ball back 50 
yards through a broken field. Forward pass to 
Bennett on 3 yard line. Parks held for no gain. 
Clif Foster hurt. Ball on the 6 inch line. Angell 
went through right guard for a touchdown. Wes- 
cott kicked out to Parks on the 19 yard line. Ben- 
nett kicked the goal. Score: 27-7. Fifteen sec- 
onds to play. Bennett kicked off to H. Foster 
who ran the ball back 5 yards. End of game. 
Tufts, 27; Bowdoin, 7. 



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TUFTS BOWDOIN 

Stankard, Ford, le re, Leadbetter, Fitzgerald 

O'Donnell, It rt, Burns 

Houston, lg rg, Brewster, Mountfort 

Richardson, c c, Barry 

F211ms, Tobin, rg lg, L. Pratf 

Bingham, Mclvers, rt It, Lewis 

Bennett, re le, A. Pratt, C. Foster 

Parks, qb qb, Stuart 

Hadley, Volk, lhb rhb, Weatherill 

Wescott, rhb lhb, Fitzgerald, H. Foster 

Angell, fb fb, LaCasce 

Score: Tufts, 27; Bowdoin, 7. Touchdowns, 
Angell 2, Bennett, Parks, C. Foster. Goals from 
touchdowns, Bennett 3, Leadbetter. Referee, 
Murphy of Harvard. Umpire, Brown of B. A. A. 
Head linesman, Kelley of P. A. C. Time, 14 
minute periods. 



BOWDOIN STRONG MEN 

As a result of the physical examinations given 
to all new students and to all candidates for ath- 
letic teams at Bowdoin this fall, Dr. F. N. Whit- 
tier, Professor of Hygiene and Physical Train- 
ing, has announced the ten men who have passed 
the highest strength tests for the college and the 
ten men who have the best strength records for 
the Freshman class. The weight and strength 
tests are given in kilograms and the height in 
centimeters. The weight and strength may be 
reckoned approximately in pounds by multiplying 
the figures given in kilograms by two and one- 
fifth. The height may be reckoned approximate- 
ly in inches by dividing by two and one-half. 
Physical examinations are required of all new 
students and all candidates for athletic teams 
each year. It is interesting to note that a Fresh- 
man heads the college list for the first time since 
1908, and that of the ten strong men, six are 
Sophomores, two are Freshmen, one is a Junior, 
one is a special student. The Seniors are unrep- 
resented on the list this year. The two lists of 
strong men for 19 13 are as follows: — 

COLLEGE 

1. William Earle Paine, 1917, Hallowell; age, 
18; preparatory school, Hallowell High; weight, 
71.7; height standing, 173; strength of lungs, 20; 
back, 175; legs, 490; upper arms, 229.4; fore 
arms, 121 ; total strength, 1035.4. 

2. Guy Whitman Leadbetter, 1916, South Lin- 
coln; age, 20; preparatory school, Bangor High; 
weight, 82.6; height standing, 182.4; strength of 
lungs, 25 ; back, 195 ; legs, 455 ; upper arms, 206.5 ; 
fore arms, 114; total strength, 995.5. 

3. Leland Stanford McElwee, 1916, Houlton; 
age, 19; preparatory school, Houlton High; 



weight, 69; height standing, 176.2; strength of 
lungs, 22; back, 205; legs, 410; upper arms, 213.9; 
fore arms, 128; total strength, 978.9. 

4. Malcolm Henry Dyar, 1916, Farmington; 
age, 21; preparatory school, Farmington High; 
weight, 70.6; height standing, 170.5; strength of 
lungs, 20; back, 170; legs, 530; upper arms, 
141.2; fore arms, 100; total strength, 961.2. 

5. James Burleigh Moulton, 1916, East Brown- 
field; preparatory school, Fryeburg Academy; 
weight, 75.6; height standing, 173.5; strength of 
lungs, 27; back, 1 70; legs, 390; upper arms, 241.9; 
fore arms, no; total strength, 938.9. 

6. Frederick William Maroney, special, Spring- 
field, Mass. ; preparatory school, Springfield 
High; weight, 72.1; height standing, 166.1; 
strength of lungs, 24; back, 155; legs, 440; upper 
arms, 216.3; f° re arms, 102; total strength, 937.3. 

7. Gordon Pierce Floyd, 1915, Woodfords; age, 
21 ; preparatory school, Deering High ; weight, 
72.3; height standing, 184.7; strength of lungs, 
19; back, 170; legs, 480; upper arms, 144.6; fore 
arms, 113; total strength, 926.6. 

8. James Hiram Brewster, 1916, Lisbon Falls; 
age, 18; preparatory school, Lisbon Falls High; 
weight, 84; height standing, 180.7; strength of 
lungs, 19; back, 175; legs, 420; upper arms, 201.6; 
fore arms, 107; total strength, 922.6. 

9. Campbell Keene, 1917, Augusta; age, 20; 
preparatory school, Phillips-Exeter Academy ; 
weight, 71.4; height standing, 176.5; strength of 
lungs, 15 ; back, 195 ; legs, 430; upper arms, 178.5 ; 
fore arms, 96; total strength, 914.5. 

10. Walter Emery Chase, Jr., 1916, Bath; age, 
19; preparatory school, Morse High; weight, 
89.7; height standing, 191.8; strength of lungs, 
28; back, 200; legs, 420; upper arms, 143.5; f° re 
arms, 116; total strength, 907.5. 

FRESHMEN 

1. William Earle Paine, 191 7. (See above.) 

2. Campbell Keene, 1917. (See above.) 

3. Deane Stanfield Peacock, Freeport; age, 19 
preparatory school, Freeport High; weight, 58.8 
height standing, 161.3; strength of lungs, 29 
back, 130; legs, 385; upper arms, 205.8; fore 
arms, 100; total strength, 849.8. 

4. Sherman Nelson Shumway, Skowhegan; 
age, 20; preparatory school, Skowhegan High; 
weight, 67.2; height, 173.8; strength of lungs, 23; 
back, 140; legs, 420; upper arms, I47- 8 ! fore 
arms, 117; total strength, 847.8. 

5. Alex John Goodskey, Collinsville, Conn.; 
age, 24; preparatory school, Collinsville High; 
weight, 72.5; height standing, 173.6; strength of 
lungs, 21 ; back, 190; legs, 340; upper arms, 152.2; 
fore arms, 126; total strength, 829.2. 

Continued on page 152 



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BOWDOIN ORIENT 



THE B0WD01N ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, Editor-in-Chief 

Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, Managing Editor 

Richard E. Simpson, 1914, Alumni Editor 

DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 
John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter. 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Rorinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
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Single copies, 10 cents. . 

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Vol. XLIII NOVE MBER 18, 1913 No. 19 

Hibernation 

As we turn again from the football season to 
the quieter work of the winter we may well stop 
and take a backward and forward look. The 
whole season was marked with good feeling, co- 
operation, teamwork. This was especially notice- 
able among the players and coaches. The student 
body supported the team with only average at- 
tendance and mediocre cheering. We are in- 
clined, however, to the belief that this lack of 
unity in student support is due in large part to a 
neglect of that phase of our student life. With 
this knowledge we may look forward to the win- 
ter's activity with a definite purpose. As a col- 
lege we can not afford to let our cheering and 
singing suffer. The winter evenings offer the 
opportunity for such development. Let us have 
more real "sings" and rallies. There are new 
college songs which have not yet been sung by 
the student body. The class singing competition 
will come in the spring and offers additional in- 
centive for development. Here is a good chance 
for the Student Council through its committees 
to do a real service to the undergraduates. 



Explanation 

Since the publication of the editorial in our last 
issue in regard to the conflict of the Maine rally 
with a lecture we have been besieged with com- 
munications. After reading them we would will- 
ingly unsay much that was interpreted to be our 
meaning in writing it, but nothing of what we 
actually said or meant to say. To attempt to be- 
little the excellence of the lecture or minimize our 
rare good fortune in having the opportunity of 
listening to such a distinguished man was far- 
thest from our thoughts. To suggest that the fac- 
ulty and students were not on the best of terms, 
or that the conduct of rallies should be given 
over more extensively into faculty hands was 
surely not our intention. In this as always we en- 
deavored to look at the matter from the stand- 
point of the students and express their senti- 
ments, and had no thought of personal criticism. 
We even questioned at the end whether our atti- 
tude was not too much colored by the undergrad- 
utae point of view. To our critics we commend 
an impartial reading of the editorial and refrain 
from publishing communications in an effort to 
let the discussion die a natural death. But we 
would hope — and this was the editorial's purpose 
— that in the future there should be no occasion 
for another editorial on the same subject. 



Bowdoin' s strong men from page 151 

6. George Edwin Colbath, Dexter; age, 21; 
preparatory school, Dexter High ; weight, 79.5 ; 
height standing, 178.2; strength of lungs, 16; 
back, 165; legs, 365; upper arms, 151; fore arms, 
123 ; total strength, 820. 

7. William Percy Nute, Wiscasset ; age, 19 ; 
preparatory school, Lincoln Academy ; weight, 
55.2; height standing, 171. 1 ; strength of lungs, 
17; back, 185; legs, 400; upper arms, 126.9; f° re 
arms, 89; total strength, 817.9. 

8. Robert Newell Fillmore, Old Orchard; age, 
21; preparatory school, Goodwill High; weight, 
57.6; height standing, 164.5; strength of lungs, 
22; back, 135; legs, 250; upper arms, 161.3; fore 
arms, 91 ; total strength, 759.3. 

9. Walter Arnold Fenning, Lynn, Mass. ; age, 
20 ; preparatory school, Lynn Classical High ; 
weight, 56.5 ; height standing, 168.3 '> strength of 
lungs, 21 ; back, 125; legs, 300; upper arms, 214.7; 
fore arms, 86 ; total strength, 746.7. 

10. James Eben Boothby, Dubuque, Iowa; age, 
20; preparatory school, Dubuque High: weight, 
57.7; height, 166.3; strength of lungs, 19; back, 
140; legs, 330; upper arms, 155.8; fore arms, 96; 
total strength, 740.8. 



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PRIZE BOWDOIN SONG 

. The Prize Song Contest has now been closed 
and the prize of fifty dollars awarded to Kenneth 
Allen Robinson of the senior class. His song is 
entitled "Forward the White" and was chosen as 
the best of thirty songs. 

A prize of fifty dollars is now offered for the 
best musical setting for this new song. The com- 
petition is open to all, but in awarding the prize 
preference will be given, other things being equal, 
to a Bowdoin man, whether graduate or under- 
graduate. This contest will close April I, 1914. 
Copies of the song may be obtained by applying 
to Mr. Wass, Chairman of the Music Committee. 
The prize song follows : 

FORWARD THE WHITE 

Oh, Defenders of the White, 
'Mid the tumult of the fight, 

Do you hear the. measured tramp of marching 
feet? 
Do you hear the thund'rous roar, 
Like the surf upon the shore, 

Of our mighty host that can not know defeat? 
Do you hear our crashing song, 
As we proudly march along? 

Do you hear the ringing message that we send ? 
As the waves of battle roll 
We are with you, heart and soul, 

And we'll follow, follow, follow to the end. 
Chorus 
Forward the White, 
On through the fight, 

Emblem of honor, 
Peerless and bright. 
Through stress and strain, 
Peril and pain, 

Borne to the end 
With never a stain. 
Loyal and true 
Always to you, 

Each son of Bowdoin 
Will dare and will do. 
Victory's fair light 
Ever in sight, 

Bowdoin will triumph, 
Forward the White. 
Oh, Defenders of the White, 
Look a moment -from the fight, 

Where above the rocking stands our colors fly. 
Every heart's devoid of fear, 
There's a trust in every cheer 

That we fling with lusty voices to the sky. 
On for Bowdoin, one and all, 
Such a force can never fall, 

Gather greater power from our bold array ; 
And we'll make the heavens ring 



With the joyous song we sing, 

As old Bowdoin sweeps to victory today. 
Chorus. 



FOOTBALL BANQUET 

The football squad held its annual banquet af- 
ter the Tufts game Saturday at the Congress 
Square Hotel, Portland. As a part of the post- 
prandial exercises, Capt. Weatherill called on the 
Senior members of the squad for speeches. The 
men who spoke were Coach McCann, Trainer 
Magee, L. Pratt, Burns, Mountfort, Hall, La- 
Casce, A. Pratt, Badger, and Manager Leigh. L.- 
Brown was excused from speaking but received: 
his share of the cheers which greeted the speak- 
ers. Each man spoke of how much it had meant 
to him to form the intimate associations of the 
football field and to have the chance to fight and 
work for Bowdoin. In his speech Manager 
Leigh made the very pleasing announcement that 
although the season was begun with a debt of 
$1050.00, that debt was now completely effaced 
with a surplus of $109.50, which would enable 
him to give sweaters to the team. After the 
speeches the squad occupied boxes at the per- 
formance of Madame Sherry at the Jefferson. 
The men present at the banquet were: Capt. 
Weatherill, Manager Leigh, Coach McCann, 
Trainer Magee, L. Pratt '14, L. Brown '14, Burns 
'14, Mountfort '14, Hall '14, LaCasce '14/A. Pratt 
'14, Badger '14, Lewis '15, Floyd '15, Austin '15, 
Mannix '15, MacCormick '15, H. Foster '16, Fitz- 
gerald '16, Leadbetter '16, , Barry '16, Stuart '16, 
J. Moulton '16, Brewster '16, Beal '16, Wood '16, 
Dyar '16, Rawson '16, Colbath '17, C. Foster '17,' 
K. Stone '17, McConaughy '17, McDonald '15^ 
Littlefield '16, Noble '16, Kelly '16, Crossman '16. 

TUFTS GAME RALLY 

The rally Friday night was one of the most 
enthusiastic ones which have been held this year. 
The football men were not allowed to attend but a 
large number of undergraduates and alumni was 
there. Callahan '14 presided over the meeting 
and the speakers were Coach McCann, Trainer 
Magee, Manager Leigh, E. A. Ounlap '03, John 
Clifford '10, Dr. F. N. Whittier and Joe Knowles. 
Especially stirring speeches were given by John 
Clifford and Trainer Magee. 



SECOND COLLEGE PREACHER 
Doctor W. W. Feni-i, Dean of the Harvard Di- 
vinity School, will be the second College Preacher 
of the year. He will speak at the Church on the 
Hill and at chapel next Sunday. Doctor Fenn 
was a College Preacher three years ago. 



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FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE GAME 

Little which is certain can be told now as to 
what the lineup will be for the Freshman- Sopho- 
more game next Saturday, but a probable lineup 
is as follows : — 

1916 1917 

Beal (Parmenter), e e, McConaughy (Pike) 

Chase, t t, Creeden (Bingham) 

Edwards, g g, Campbell 

Webber, c c, Stone 

Carter, g g, Hazeltine 

Capt. Moulton, t t, Bradford (Oliver) 

Wood (Head), e e, Doteti 

, q q, Balfe 

Ireland, h h, Capt. Corbett (Swift) 

Thomas, h h, Chapman 

Dyar, fb fb, Paine 

No arrangement has yet been made as regards 
the picking of officials. 



ANNIE TALBOT COLE LECTURE 

In the second Annie Talbot Cole lecture, deliv- 
ered Friday evening, November 7, Alfred Noyes 
spoke on the subject of International Peace. In 
his lecture he pictured the earth as a "Great 
Green Table" about which sit the world-powers 
gaming for the possession of the nations. Mr. 
Noyes is one of the foremost leaders of the so- 
called Peace Movement, and his lecture set forth 
the conventional arguments against war in bril- 
liant and original imagery. 

Militarism, he said, is an offspring that is care- 
fully and tenderly nurtured until it grows beyond 
all bounds and eventually destroys the parents 
who gave it birth. The idea that only by a supe- 
rior armament can a nation maintain its dominion 
leads to a terrific strain on a nation's resources, 
and eats up the money that would otherwise be 
devoted to healing great gaping social wounds. 
War is a barbarism, a relic of past ages, and 
"humanity demands that the men who sit about the 
"Great Green Table" leave their game. The 
mightiest navies "melt away," and "on dune and 
headland sinks the fire;" the efforts of princes 
and presidents should be directed toward the 
creation of more enduring things than guns and 
fighting lines. 

To drive home his arguments Mr. Noyes read 
parts of a long unpublished poem entitled "De- 
mocracy." The poem is an obvious arraignment 
of militarism, laying bare in bold phraseology the 
disgusting truths that underlie the idealist's con- 
ception of war. The poem deals with a soldier in 
the Balkans whose home and happiness are de- 
stroyed by those whom he helps raise to power. 
Mr. Noyes' reading was dramatic in the extreme 



and affected his audience visibly. 

In addition to "Democracy" Mr. Noyes read 
several other selections from his works, including 
"Sherwood," and a particularly beautiful and ap- 
propriate piece of verse entitled "Oxford Re- 
visited." 

The action of the college authorities in bring- 
ing Mr. Noyes here as the Annie Talbot Cole lec- 
turer for this year can hardly be praised too high- 
ly. Mr. Noyes is a man upon whom the eyes of 
the whole literary world are turned, and it was a 
rare privilege for Bowdoin men to see and hear a 
true poet in the first flush of his career. 



BISHOP CODMAN TO SPEAK 

The next Y. M. C. A. meeting will be held 
Thursday evening, Nov. 20, at 7 p. m. in the Y. M. 
C. A. room. The. speaker will be Bishop Robert 
Codman of Portland, who has been a very popu- 
lar speaker on previous occasions. 



LAST NIGHT'S CONCERT 

The concert given last night by the Downer- 
Eaton Trio in Memorial Hall was one of the most 
enjoyable musical treats heard in this vicinity for 
some time. The concert was well attended both 
by students and townspeople. The program was 
given by the following artists : 

Jessie Downer-Eaton, piano ; Julius Theodoro- 
wicz, violin ; Joseph Keller, 'cello, and Mrs. Grace 
Bonner Williams. 



ORGAN RECITAL 

About 80 students and members of the faculty 
attended the recital given Saturday noon by Mr. 
Will C. MacFarlane, the municipal organist, on 
the great organ in the Portland City Hall. This 
recital was given especially for Bowdoin men 
and Mr. MacFarlane expressed his willingness 
and desire to give several such recitals through 
the year. 



MUSICAL NOTES 

The following men have been picked for the 
Glee Club: West '15, Card '15, Evans '15, Wil- 
son '14, Shea '14, F. D. Hazeltine '17, Carter '16, 
Fobes '17, Melloon '15, McKenney '15, Woodman 
'16, Hescock '16, Cristy '15, Stuart '16, Phillips 
'17, Ramsey '15, Littlefield '16, Fuller '16, Eaton 
'14, Munroe '14, Boardman '16, Seward '17, Par- 
menter '16, Merrill '16, Duncan '17, Allen '15. 
Changes may be made later but these men will be 
taken on the lesser trips to Portland, Bath and 
Lewiston. 



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Shumway '17, Ramsey '15, Buell '14, Moran '17 
and P. Smith '15 have tried out for reader of the 
Musical Clubs. 

A Victrola has been added to the equipment of 
the music department for use in laboratory work. 

Mr. Wass is scoring the Bowdoin songs for 
band instruments. 



Club anO Council Meetings 

The Gibbons Club held its first meeting of the 
year at the Theta Delta Chi house, Tuesday, Nov. 
4. About eighteen members listened to a talk by 
the spiritual adviser. 

The Bowdoin Government Club held its first 
meeting this year, Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the 
Zeta Psi house. Officers were elected : president, 
elected last spring, R. E. Simpson '14; vice-presi- 
dent, R. D. Leigh '14; secretary, G. F. Eaton '14; 
treasurer, G. W. Bacon '15. Plans for the com- 
ing year were discussed. It was voted to organ- 
ize the club as a mock senate, patterned after the 
United States Senate. The president will appoint 
presidents pro tern, so that each man may have 
practice in presiding. Questions will be submit- 
ted and discussed in regular parliamentary form. 
The club has been divided into three political 
parties, modeled after the national Republican, 
Democratic and Progressive parties. 

The Ibis held a closed meeting at the Delta 
Kappa Epsilon house, Monday night, Nov. 10, at 
which Professor G. A. Elliott spoke on George 
Meredith. 

There will be a meeting of the Deutscher Vere- 
in with Professor Files tomorrow evening. 

The Biology Club will meet tomorrow evening 
at 8 o'clock at the Beta house. Dr. Copeland will 
read a paper on "Mammals of Maine." 

The old Augusta Club was revived last week 
by the twelve Augusta fellows now at Bowdoin 
with the following officers: President, George 
Thompson '15; vice-president, Chauncey A. Hall 
'16; secretary and treasurer, Donald Q. Bur- 
leigh '17. Its object is to keep in touch with 
prospective Bowdoin students from Augusta. For 
this purpose a football team is to be organized 
with George Stuart '16 as captain, to play Cony 
High. The members are McCargo '14, Thomp- 
son '15, Soule '16, Gage '14, Pope '14, Parsons '16, 
Hall '16, Flynt '17, Burleigh '17, Blanchard '17, 
Keene '17, Swift '17. 



©n t&e Campus 

Foote '12 was on the campus last week. 
Partridge '11 was in Brunswick recently. 



Stowell ex-'i$ was on the campus Thursday. 

The speaker at Sunday Chapel was Rev. Ches- 
ter B. Emerson '04. 

The final selection for the mandolin club will 
be made Thursday. 

"Bacchus" Morrill '16 has returned to College 
after a severe illness. 

The cross-country captain will not be elected 
for about two weeks. 

Tufts must have formed a healthy respect for 
the sprinting ability of the Bowdoin rooters. 

"Farmer" Kern '12 has been nominated for 
councilman on the Republican ticket in Portland. 

The Sophomore football squad has suffered 
through the ineligibility of several promising 
men. 

Baker has been elected captain of Maine's foot- 
ball team and Fraser has been re-elected Colby's 
captain. 

Trials for the Freshman-Sophomore debate 
were held yesterday afternoon, after the Orient 
went to press. 

Next year's football captain is being elected 
this afternoon, following the team picture at 
Webber's studio. 

Eaton '14 has assumed the duties of proctor in 
South Winthrop after giving up a lucrative posi- 
tion in a Bangor bank. 

The panoramic pictures of the student body 
have been on sale during the last week. They 
are even better than last year's pictures. 

Joe Knowles, of primitive man fame, was on 
the campus Friday. 

Trials were held last week for a reader of the 
musical clubs, but in the view of no choice, fur- 
ther trials will be held. 

Owing to an over-abundance of material, we 
are again unable to print the Baseball Manager's 
Report which has been in our hands for some 
time. 

The list of candidates for assistant manager of 
track was incorrectly printed in last week's 
Orient. Crehore is a candidate in place of Pie- 
dra. 

The pamphlet "Life at Bowdoin" has proved 
extremely popular with the students. Those who 
have not yet secured their copies are urged to do 
so as soon as possible. 

At a meeting recently the Y. M. C. A. Cabinet 
appointed A. H. MacCormick '15 and H. H. Fos- 
ter '16 delegates to the International Convention 
of the Student Volunteer Movement to be held in 
Kansas City from Dec. 31 to Jan. 4. 

At a recent meeting the Ibis, the Senior honor- 
ary society, elected to membership Robert D. 



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Leigh '14 and Leonard H. Gibson, Jr., '14. The 
other members are Alfred E. Gray, Kenneth A. 
Robinson, Neal Tuttle and Horace A. Barton. 

How much Barry contributed to Bowdoin's 
touchdown could not be seen from the grand- 
stands. He broke through the line and tackled 
Volk so hard that the ball was shaken out of his 
arms. Clif Foster scooped it up and ran 10 yards 
for the touchdown. 

Edward A. Dunlap '03, who played every posi- 
tion but quarterback on the 'Varsity football team 
a decade ago, came all the way from his home in 
Richmond, Va., to see the Bowdoin-Tufts game. 
He spoke at the rally Friday night and helped 
coach the team for two days. 



mitb t&e JFacuItp 

Dean Sills represented the College at the in- 
stallation of the new president of Hobart at Ge- 
neva, N. Y., on November 14. 

President Hyde attended the funeral of his 
classmate, Principal Harlan P. Amen of Exeter 
Academy, last week. 

Professor McConaughy stirred the 200 mem- 
bers of the New England Association of School 
Superintendents at its 93d meeting in Boston last 
Friday. He spoke on "Three Popular High 
School Fallacies," delivering a vigorous arraign- 
ment of the public high school as at present con- 
stituted. The Boston Post for Nov. 15 devotes 
half a column to this address. 



19. 
20. 



24. 

26. 

Dec 

1. 



CALENDAR 

Deutscher Verein Meeting, Prof. Files'. 
Mandolin Club Rehearsal, afternoon. 
Biology Club Meeting, Beta House, 8.00. 
Opening Bath Opera House. Julia Sander- 
son in "The Sunshine Girl." 
Freshman-Sophomore Football Game. 
Warnings. 
Thanksgiving Recess Begins, 12.30. 

Recess Closes, 8.20 a. m. 
"Gym" Starts. 



alumni Department 

The eightieth anniversary banquet of the 
founding of the Psi Upsilon fraternity will be 
held in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Nov. 24, under 
the auspices of the executive council of the fra- 
ternity and the Psi Upsilon Club of the City of 



New York. Members of the fraternity who de- 
sire further information on the subject are urged 
to communicate with Edward L. Stevens, Tribune 
Building, New York City. 

'59. — The historical discourse delivered at the 
one hundredth anniversary of the Rhode Island 
Bible Society at Providence, Sept. 29, 1913, by 
Rev. Henry M. King, D.D., has recently been is- 
sued in an attractive pamphlet form. 

'03. — Farnsworth G. Marshall, superintendent 
of schools of Augusta, Me., is the unanimous 
choice of the School Committee, as superinten- 
dent of schools of Maiden, Mass. 

The original 20 candidates for the position had 
been gradually sifted down until it was a choice 
between two candidates and Mr. Marshall was 
elected. He has accepted the offer. 

Mr. Marshall is 38 years old and a native of 
Maryland, but he has spent most of his life in 
Maine. After graduation from the East Maine 
Conference Seminary at Bucksport in 1896, he 
taught school for several years in Winterport, 
Orrington and the Addison High School, and 
then entered Bowdoin College, from which he 
was graduated with his honors in 1903. He was 
at once chosen principal of the Old Town, Me., 
High School, where he served successfully for 
several years. Later he became principal of Cony ■ 
High School, Augusta, and after four years in 
that position he was in 1910 elected superinten- 
dent of schools of that city. 

At that time he was president of the Maine As- 
sociation of Colleges and Secondary Schools. He 
has a high reputation as an instructor, especially 
in the department of mathematics, and as an ad- 
ministrator. 

'04. — Rev. Chester B. Emerson, who was in- 
stalled as pastor of the Saco First Parish Congre- 
gational Church Oct. 21, 1909, will accept the call 
to the pastorate of the North Woodward Avenue 
Congregational Church of Detroit, Mich. If pos- 
sible, he will begin his new duties Dec. 1. He has 
tendered his resignation of the church in Saco. 
While the parishioners regret that Mr. Emerson 
is to leave Saco, they realize the compliment in 
his being called to one of the largest Congrega- 
tional Churches in the United States and will 
accept his resignation. 

'04. — Mr. Gerald G. Wilder, Assistant Libra- 
rian of Bowdoin College, has just been elected 
president of the Maine Library Association. 

'09. — Ralph O. Brewster has entered the law 
offices of Scott Wilson and E. L. Bodge, at 120 
Exchange Street, Portland, Maine, where he will 
engage in the general practice of law. 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, NOVEMBER 25, 1913 



NO. 20 



REVIEW OF 1913 FOOTBALL SEASON 

Although the final game of the season made the 
final result for the schedule of eight games three 
won, one tied, and four lost, nobody will deny 
that it has been a splendid season. We have seen 
our team fight to the last ditch when they were 
outclassed and play stronger and stronger as the 
game wore on. We have seen them come back 
from defeat to victory, hold teams considered 
their superiors, and upset time and again the 
dope of those who said "Easy picking." Bowdoin 
has been represented by a team which did not 
bring home the pennant, but which inspired just 
pride in the hearts of its loyal supporters. The 
1913 team have set for future teams an example 
of fight, spirit, and grit which they may well copy. 

Capt. Bob Weatherill as captain and as player 
has been a constant inspiration to his men. Those 
who saw him in the second half ■ of the Bates 
game will never forget him. On the offensive he 
has been a consistent gainer, his short end runs 
being especially brilliant. On the defensive he 
has made those low driving tackles that have 
marked him as the original "clean-up man." He 
was unanimously chosen for the all-Maine team. 

Brosie Burns, after being out a year, surprised 
everybody by pulling down a tackle position, after 
three years at guard. The fact that he had been 
working in a dynamite factory for a year was im- 
mediately made evident. In every game he has 
handled some of the hardest men in the opposing 
line and few gains have been made through his 
position. His down-field work has been remark- 
able for a man of his bulk. 

Sumner Mountfort at guard has been a human 
Gibraltar. His weight and knowledge of the 
game are combined with agility, which makes him 
a most difficult man to get plays through and a 
very dangerous- man on the offensive. 

On the other side of center Leo Pratt has 
played the same steady, reliable game which he 
played for three years before. At times "King's" 
play has been brilliant, notably in the Tufts game, 
when he was through on play after play. He has 
played the best games of his career this year, 
which is praise enough in itself. 

LaCasce at full-back, although suffering from 
injuries all the season, has given the best there 
was in him all year. He has made many gams on 



offence, but his defensive work has been particu- 
larly noteworthy, while his drop-kicking spelled 
"Victory" in the Bates game. 

Alton Lewis, the Captain-elect, at tackle, has 
played a hard, consistent game. It is to his splen- 
did punting, however, that Bowdoin owes most. 
He has punted long and high in every game and 
more than once booted from the shadow of the 
goal posts into safe territory. He has been the 
greatest asset of the team's defence. 

Lew Brown at quarter played in most of the 
games, with Stuart as substitute. In spite of one 
costly slip, Brown's handling of punts has been 
of fine quality. In the Maine game he was 
forced to receive a large number of very difficult 
punts. The way in which he has run them back 
has been notably good as has the way in which he 
ran the ends. 

Stuart showed great promise at quarter, being 
very strong in carrying the ball and on defensive 
work. 

Arthur Pratt at left end has been a very fast 
man down the field and a strong defensive end, 
although he has been handicapped by lack of ex- 
perience. 

Clif Foster has also played left end and done 
some sensational work. He has been the fastest 
man under punts and has been brilliant at sifting 
through interference and breaking up end runs. 

On the other end Leadbetter has played the 
star game he played at tackle last year. On of- 
fensive work he has been even stronger than ever. 
He has made his end practically impregnable on 
defensive, and is considered by many one of the 
best ends in the State. 

Herb Foster at left half has been our most 
consistent ground gainer, his skin tackle dives be- 
ing sensational. His defensive work, tackling 
and breaking up forward passes, would be hard 
to excel. At Wesleyan he played a wonderful 
game in this department, running back two inter- 
cepted passes for 85 yards each. He has had no 
equal in the state this year for this form of de- 
fensive work. 

Nobody understands how Barry at center can 
play the game that he does but in spite of his size 
he produces the results. Few gains have been 
made through his position and his passing has 
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Fitzgerald has been utility man at end, half, 
and quarter and has been a very valuable man. 
He has been fast on end runs and sure in his 
tackles on the end of the line. 

Jim Brewster found his place at guard during 
the Bates game and though a new man at football 
showed great stuff. He is strong and nervy and 
gets through on punts time and again. 

Colbath at full-back has been especially strong 
on defensive. He should prove valuable in of- 
fence with more experience as he is strong and 
fast. 

Under Coach McCann and Trainer Magee the 
team has had the best of training and coaching. 
The team came through the season under Magee's 
care with only one injury. Coach McCann has 
made the team respect and admire him both as a 
coach and a man. 

In speaking of Manager Leigh, we need only 
point to results, a well-cared for team, a schedule 
considerate of team and public, a smooth-running, 
well-ordered season, and above all, an over- 
whelming debt of over $1000 cleared away. His 
worth as a manager needs no praise here. 

The schedule of the season follows : 

Sept. 27. — Bowdoin, 17; New Hampshire State, 
0. 

Oct. 4. — Bowdoin, 7; Wesleyan, 13. 

Oct. 11. — Bowdoin, o; Trinity, 0. 

Oct. 18. — Bowdoin, 13 ; Vermont, 3. 

Oct. 25. — Bowdoin, o; Colby, 12. 

Nov. 1. — Bowdoin, 10; Bates, 7. 

Nov. 8. — Bowdoin, o ; Maine, 9. 

Nov. 15. — Bowdoin, 7; Tufts, 27. 



Leadbetter '16, Stuart '16, Fitzgerald '16, H. Fos- 
ter '16, Colbath '17, C. Foster '17. 



NEXT YEAR'S FOOTBALL CAPTAIN 

Tuesday afternoon last week, after the picture 
at Webber's, Herbert Alton Lewis '15 was elected 
captain of the Bowdoin football team for the sea- 
son of 1914. Lewis prepared at Hebron Acad- 
emy, graduating in 191 1. He played four years 
on the Hebron team, playing guard and tackle. 

In his Freshman year at college he played right 
tackle on the Varsity; in his Sophomore year, 
guard ; and this year, left tackle. This season he 
has done all of the punting for the team. His 
playing has been most consistent and the team 
looks forward to a successful season under his 
leadership. 

AWARDING OF "B" 

The following men have been awarded football 
B's by the Athletic Council : Captain Weatherill 
' 14, Manager Leigh ' 14, A.L. Pratt ' i4,L. Brown 
'14, LaCasce '14, L. W. Pratt '14, Burns '14, 
Mountfort '14, Lewis '15, Barry '16, Brewster '16, 



SOPHOMORES WIN CLASS STRUGGLE 

For the second time in nine years, the Sopho- 
mores defeated the Freshmen in football Saturday 
afternoon on the Delta. The game was a hard 
fight from whistle to whistle as the score of 7 to 
6 shows. The field was in perfect condition and 
both teams did some fast work. The Sophomores 
made most ot their gains on line plunges, Dyar 
being the star performer, while the Freshmen, 
with Eddie Balfe carrying the ball, got off some 
sensational end runs. 

Wood and Capt. Moulton were very strong for 
the Sophomores while Balfe and Bradford were 
the Freshman stars. McConaughy punted well 
for 19 1 7. 

The Sophomores scored with only half a min- 
ute of the first half to play and the Freshmen 
scored at the beginning of the fourth period but 
failed to kick the goal. 

FIRST PERIOD 

The Freshmen kicked to the Sophomores. On 
the next play Balfe captured a forward pass and 
run it back 15 yards through a broken field. Af- 
ter three futile rushes Chapman tried for a goal, 
but failed. With the ball on the 20 yard line the 
Sophomores were unable to gain and Dyar punt- 
ed. Chapman made 5 yards, Paine 3, Corbett no 
gain. A forward, Balfe to McConaughy, failed 
and the Sophomores took the offensive. Thomas 
no gain. Dyar 4 yards. Stone off side. Dyar 
and Beal failed to gain. Dyar punted to the 1 
yard line. McConaughy returned the punt to the 
middle of the field. Dyar and Beal no gain. A 
forward pass failed. Dyar tried a drop which 
went low. Chapman recovered it. McConaughy 
punted. Dyar dropped back to punt but the pass 
went over his head and the kick was too hurried 
to be effectual. Score: Freshmen, 0; Sopho- 
mores, o. 

SECOND PERIOD 

Bradford broke through and nailed Dyar for a 
loss. Chapman hurt. Dyar punted. Balfe 5 
yards through center. Paine fumbled and Brad- 
ford recovered. First down. Paine and Balfe 
made first down in two rushes. After three trys 
to gain Chapman punted. The ball rolled behind 
goal-line and was taken to the 20 yard line. 
Thomas and Dyar failed to gain, so Dyar punted. 
Balfe ran ball back 20 yards and Dyar finally 
downed him in one of the prettiest tackles of the 
game. Freshmen penalized for tripping. The 
ball went to the Sophomores when the Freshmen 
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made first down twice, and finally Dyar broke 
through for a touchdown, and kicked the goal. 
Score: Freshmen, o; Sophomores, 7. 

THIRD PERIOD 

Sophomores kicked to Paine. Chapman and 
Paine made first down. Paine made first down in 
two rushes. Paine 4 yards, Balfe 2 yards. A for- 
ward failed and McConaughy punted. The punt 
was muffed and Doten recovered. The Freshmen 
were now within striking distance of the goal line 
but couldn't gain and Dyar punted out of danger. 
Balfe ran the punt back to within 15 yards of the 
goal line. Paine and Corbett both failed to gain. 
Balfe was thrown for a loss on a double pass. 
Dyar punted out of danger and again Balfe ran 
the ball back to the 15 yard line. Bradford made 
5 yards, Swift failed to gain and the period was 
over. Score : Freshmen, o ; Sophomores, 7. 

FOURTH PERIOD 

Balfe made first down through center, and then 
skirted the end for 10 yards and a touchdown. 
Chapman missed the goal from a difficult angle. 
Score: Freshmen, 6; Sophomores, 7. Bradford 
kicked to Beal who ran the ball back 20 yards. 
Dyar made first down in three rushes. Thomas 
made 2 yards. Hazeltine nailed Thomas for a 
loss. Dyar punted to Chapman who made a fair 
catch. Swift, Chapman and Paine made first 
down. Paine 3 yards, Balfe no gain. Doten 
muffed a forward, and McConaughy punted. 
Bradford was right down under it and tackled 
Larabee before he could start. Beal and Thomas 
no gain. Dyar 7 yards. Beal no gain. End of 
the game. 

Final score: Sophomores, 7; Freshmen, 6. 

1916 1917 

Wood, le re, McConaughy 

Moulton (Capt ), It rt Oliver 

Chase, lg rg, Hazeltine 

Ramsdell, c c, Stone 

Ireland (Rawson), rg lg, Campbell 

Edwards, rt It, Bradford 

Carter (Head), re le, Pike (Doten) 

Larabee, qb qb, Balfe 

Dyar, lhb lhb, Chapman 

Beal, rhb rhb, Capt. Corbett (Swift) 

Thomas, f b f b, Paine 

Score: Sophomores, 7; Freshmen, 6. Touch- 
downs, Dyar, Balfe. Goal from touchdown, 
Dyar. Referee, Mountfort '14. Umpire, La- 
Casce '14. Head linesman, MacCormick '15. As- 
sistant linesmen, Burns '14 and Barry '16. Time, 
2 twelve and 2 ten minute periods. 



Blanchard, Langs, Moran, alternate, Crosby; 
Sophomores.— Edwards, Foster, Sayward, alter- 
nate, Parsons. McWilliams '15 will coach the 
Freshmen and Gage '14 will instruct the Sopho- 
mores. The Freshmen have the affirmative and 
the Sophomores the negative. 



GYM WORK BEGINS 

The Physical Training courses, required of 
every man in College, will begin Monday, Dec. I. 
All classes and squad exercises will begin prompt- 
ly at ten minutes past the hour and no credit will 
be given unless men are in their places at this 
time. 

The days and hours are as follows : 

1914. — Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 4.30 p. 

M. 

19 : S- — Tuesday, Thursday, at 4.30; Friday at 
3.30 P. M. 

1916. — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday at 3.30 
p. M. 

19 1 7. — Monday, Wednesday, Thursday at 11.30 

Gymnasium apparatus will be given out in the 
Handball Room at the first named hour for each 
class. The required gym suits must be obtained 
before then. Lockers may be rented on applica- 
tion at the Treasurer's office. 

The list of instructors and assistants is as fol- 
lows: 

Instructor in Heavy Gymnastics. — Percy K. 
Holmes; assistants, N. S. Kupelian, Clarence Ba- 
ker. 

Instructor for Freshmen. — James C. Kimball; 
assistants, Francis T. Garland, Stanwood A. Mel- 
cher, Frank R. Loeffler. 

Instructor for Sophomores. — James C. Kim- 
ball ; assistants, Francis T. Garland, Stanwood A. 
Melcher, Frank R. Loeffler. 

Instructor for Juniors. — F. W. Maroney; assis- 
tants, Percy D. Mitchell, Arthur L. Pratt. 

Instructor for Seniors. — F. W. Maroney; assis- 
tants, Percy D. Mitchell, Arthur L. Pratt. 

Athletic Instructor. — John J. Magee. 

In charge of baseball practice. — Alton L. 
Grant, Jr. 



FRESHMAN— SOPHOMORE DEBATE 

The trials for teams in the Freshman-Sopho- 
more debate resulted as follows: Freshmen. — 



MANDOLIN CLUB SELECTIONS 

The following men have been selected for the 
Mandolin Club : — 

First Mandolin: Thompson '14, Barton '14, 
Hall '15, Little '16, True '17, Stratton '1 6. 

Second Mandolin: Nason '14, Standish'14, 
Lappin '15, Cruff '16. 

Mandola: McCargo ' 14, Elwell '15, Kelley ' 16. 

Guitor : Tuttle ' 1 4, Parmenter ' 1 7. 

Mando-cello: Russell '14. 



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THE B0WD01N ORIENT 

Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, Editor-in-Chief 

Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, Managing Editor 

Richard E. Simpson, 1914, Alumni Editor 

DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 
John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates, 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 

BOWDOIN PUBLISHING COMPANY 

Alfred E. Gray, 1914 Business Manager 

G. Arthur McWilliams, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Philip W. Porritt, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII NOVEMBER 25, 1913 No. 20 

The Communication 

We are glad to print in this issue a communi- 
cation from an undergraduate in regard to the 
policy of sending Y. M. C. A. delegates to the 
Kansas City convention. It seems to us entirely 
proper that a question such as this should be 
raised concerning the expenditure of the A. S. 
B. C. appropriations. Indeed, the curtailing of 
unwise expenditure by publicity of expenses is 
one of the advantages of the estimate system em- 
ployed by the Board of Managers. But, as often, 
the criticism of this expenditure seems to be mis- 
directed. The Board of Managers makes its ap- 
propriations in a lump sum from estimates sub- 
mitted. In the Y. M. C. A. estimate submitted 
last June based on mere running expenses of 
printing, etc., the Board reduced the total fifty 
dollars from the amount of the previous year. It 
would seem that the appropriation, then, did not 
include such expenditure. The spending of the 
appropriations is entirely in the hands of the va- 
rious organizations. Whether this expense is 
justified is a question for the Y. M. C. A. to de- 
cide. We are informed that the additional ex- 



pense is to be met by funds obtained from outside 
resources. In this way the expenditure becomes 
a question of Y. M. C. A. policy rather than ex- 
pending of student funds. As to the policy of 
sending these men, the Bowdoin Y. M. C. A. is so 
well managed that the question of sending such a 
deputation should hardly be questioned by lay- 
men. It is a national convention attended by rep- 
resentatives from colleges throughout the land. 
It is fortunate that Bowdoin can be represented. 



COMMUNICATION 

To the Editor of the Orient: — 

At a time when our Baseball Association is 
heavily in debt and when our Track Association 
is unable to send men to the Intercollegiates there 
comes the announcement that two representatives 
are to be sent by our Y. M. C. A. to the Interna- 
tional Convention of the Student Volunteer 
Movement in Kansas City. According to the 
present plan fifty dollars ($50) is to be appro- 
priated for this purpose from the Y. M. C. A. 
share of the Blanket Tax Fund. Practically all 
the men in the College are vitally interested in 
both baseball and track whereas but a small num- 
ber are interested in representation in a national 
convention of the Y. M. C. A. 

There are certain manifest disadvantages in- 
herent in the Blanket Tax System which cannot 
be obviated if the system is to endure but this un- 
equal distribution of funds whereby the will of 
the givers is so manifestly violated seems to be an 
abuse and one which is capable of rectification. 
If the Y. M. C. A. is in such a prosperous condi- 
tion that it cannot find some remote charitable 
field in which to place its surplus it might begin 
by being charitable at home and give its riches to 
our athletic associations for which the Blanket 
Tax was most intended. 

Paul Lambert White. 



THE NEW CATALOGUE 

The catalogue number of the Bowdoin College 
Bulletin for 1913 and 1914 shows that the total 
registration of the College is 424. Of this number, 
358 are students in the academical department and 
66 in the medical school. This makes a gross 
total of 424, but two names that are counted twice 
reduce the net total to 422. 

The registration follows : 

ACADEMICAL DEPARTMENT 

Seniors 61 

Juniors 69 

Sophomores 88 

Freshmen: first year 113 

Freshmen : second year .... 21 



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Special students 6 

Total 3S 8 

MEDICAL SCHOOL 

Fourth year 19 

Third year .24 

Second year 10 

-First year 13 

Total 66 

Total in the institution .... 424 
Names counted twice 2 

Corrected total 422 

The corrected total last year was 401, with 333 
-in the academic department. 

The summary of instructors follows : 

Academical faculty 28 

j Medical faculty 65 

Total 93 

Names counted twice 7 

Corrected total 86 

This is a net gain of four over the number of 
instructors last year. 

According to the new catalogue, 312 students 
room in the dormitories or fraternity houses. 
The distribution of students, according to figures 
compiled from the catalogue especially for the 
Orient, is as follows : North Winthrop 30, South 
Winthrop 29, North Maine 32, South Maine 29, 
North Appleton 29, South Appleton 32, Alpha 
Delta Phi house 10, Psi Upsilon house 14, Delta 
Kappa Epsilon house 20, Zeta Psi house 15, Theta 
Delta Chi house 15, Delta Upsilon house 20, 
Kappa Sigma house 12, Beta Theta Pi house 18, 
Bowdoin Club 9, private houses 46. Of the 46 
who do not room on the campus, four live in other 
towns and come to Brunswick every day. 

The interest bearing funds of the College, in- 
cluding $188,000.00 belonging to the Medical 
School, at the end of each fiscal year for the last 
five years, were: May 10, 1909, $1,862,560.19; 
May 10, 1910, $2,017,733.79; May 10, 191 1, $2,- 
126,832.30; March 30, 1912, $2,149,485.86; March 
31, 1913, $2,210,503.96. 

The estimated expenses to a student have been 
unaffected by the high cost of living, the lowest 
being placed at $293.00, the average at $339-°°. 
and the liberal at $406.00. 

In and after 1914-1915 the charge for tuition 
-will be $100.00 per year, and incidental college 
charges will be reduced from $12.00 to $6.50. 

Time-honored English 5 is no longer a course 
in public speaking for Freshmen. English 5 has 



been changed to English 4, which has been 
changed to English 10. 

The requirements for admission have been 
changed slightly, the admission by examination in 
four subjects being without mention in the new 
catalogue. The New England college entrance 
certificate board, of which Bowdoin is a member, 
has been joined, according to the new catalogue, 
by Bates, Colby, Massachusetts Agricultural Col- 
lege and Middlebury. 

Assistant Librarian Gerald G. Wilder has had 
charge of the publishing of the new issue of the 
bulletin. 



SPECIAL MEETINGS IN JANUARY 

The Y. M. C. A. is planning a series of meet- 
ings to be held in January which will be of great 
importance and interest to Bowdoin men. The 
purpose of these meetings will be to bring the 
question of the Christian life before the students, 
to answer some of the questions which trouble 
most college men, and to rouse the student body 
to higher ideals in everyday campus life. The 
speakers at these meetings will be men who al- 
ready have a hold on Bowdoin men, President 
Fitch of Andover Theological Seminary, who will 
be the College Preacher on Jan. 11, and Dave 
Porter '06, Bowdoin's first Rhodes scholar and 
probably the best known of our younger alumni. 
One of the most helpful parts of the meetings will 
be the private conferences with these men. The 
meetings are planned for Jan. 7, 8 and 9. 



REPORT OF BASEBALL MANAGER 

RECEIPTS 

Blanket Tax $900 00 

Balance from F. S. Wiggin 3 30 

Subscription (Luther Dana) 5 00 

R. I. State guarantee 30 00 

Wesleyan guarantee 80 00 

Trinity guarantee 80 00 

Harvard guarantee 125 00 

Maine Central game 5° 00 

Tufts guarantee 75 00 

Andover guarantee 65 00 

Colby guarantee 5° °° 

Maine gate 158 5° 

Maine guarantee 75 00 

Colby gate 13° 5° 

Bates game (one-half receipts) 141 00 

Bates Ivy game 47 2 84 

Commencement game 144 °° 

Miscellaneous receipts 10 23 

Loan from Athletic Council 5° 00 

Total $2,645 37 



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EXPENDITURES 

191 1 and 1912 Bills $447 77 

Coach, salary and expenses 496 70 

Return of loan to Athletic Council. ... 50 00 

Spring trip 311 25 

Harvard trip 108 23 

Maine Central game (trip to) 39 23 

Tufts-Andover trip 136 81 

Colby trip 51 48 

Maine guarantee 75 00 

10 per cent, gate and grandstand .... 71 37 

Umpire and other expenses 11 20 

Maine trip 85 23 

Colby guarantee 50 00 

10 per cent, and grandstand 67 21 

Umpire and other expenses 1 1 20 

Tufts (rain guarantee and incidental) 42 92 

Bates trip 44 85 

Ivy Day game (one-half gate to 

Bates) 109 07 

10 per cent, gate and grandstand .... 262 70 

Incidental expenses I 36 

Athletic supplies 27 1 1 

Printing 25 75 

Miscellaneous 56 12 

Commencement game expenses 17 83 

Total $2,600 39 

Cash on hand 44 98 



tion, and find the foregoing to be an accurate 
summary of his receipts and disbursements. 
Barrett Potter, 
Oct. 28, 1913. Auditor. 



$2,645 37 



OUTSTANDING BILLS 

Filene $138 25 

Allen's Drug Store I 00 

Spalding 142 67 

Coach's room 31 50 

Eaton Hardware 4 00 

$317 42 

1912 bills paid $447 77 

1913 bills unpaid 3 T 7 42 

$130 35 
Cash on hand 44 9^ 

Ahead on season 1913 $175 33 

The above is a report of the Bowdoin Baseball 
Association, season of 1913. 

Respectfully submitted, 

Francis X. Callahan, 
Mgr. 
I have examined the books, accounts, and 
vouchers of the manager of the Baseball Associa- 



REPORT OF FENCING MANAGER 

Gordon P. Floyd, Manager. 

RECEIPTS 

Blanket Tax $75 00 

Dr. F. N. Whittier 5 00 

Members of Fencing Team 4 48 

Total $84 48 

DISBURSEMENTS 

Express and Postage $1 10 

Intercollegiate Dues 10 00 

Telephone I 29 

Horace Partridge Co 16 18 

G. M. Wheeler 1 75 

F. W. Chandler and Son 60 

Harvard Trip 40 35 

Augusta Trip 1 53 

Bugle Picture 4 00 

Gymnasium Locker 2 00 

Balance 5 68 

Total $84 48 

Respectfully submitted, 

Gordon P. Floyd, Mgr. 
I have examined the books and accounts of the 
manager of the Fencing Association, and find 
them properly kept and vouched. The foregoing 
report is an accurate summary of his receipts and 
disbursements. 

Barrett Potter, 
Nov. 22, 1913. Auditor. 



<&luo anD Council Meetings 

The meeting of the Student Council which was 
to be held this week, has been postponed until 
after the recess. The date of election of assistant 
football manager is to be decided then. 

There will be a meeting of the Bugle Board, 
Tuesday evening, Dec. 2, at 7 o'clock at the Delta 
Upsilon house. 

A joint meeting of the Orient and Quill 
Boards will be held this afternoon at 4.30 in the 
Verein Room. 

A meeting of the Board of Managers was held 
Friday afternoon in their room in the Gym. 

Junior and Senior elections will probably be 
held after Thanksgiving. 

The Biology Club met last Friday evening, 
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in the Zoology lecture room, on "The Mammals 
of New England Smaller Than the Grey Squir- 
rel," by Dr. Copeland, the members adjourned to 
the Beta Theta Pi house. Here a short business 
meeting was held and refreshments were served. 
The election of officers was postponed on account 
of the small attendance. 

The Deutscher Verein met last Wednesday 
night with Professor Files and enjoyed a most in- 
teresting meeting. Professor Files gave the club 
a talk upon Strange Places in Europe which he 
illustrated with a number of beautiful stereopti- 
con views. Refreshments were served. 



20n tije Campus 

Monte Moore has been elected captain of the 
Bates eleven for next fall. 

Zeta Psi and Theta Delta Chi will have dances 
before the Thanksgiving vacation. 

Hargraves '16 and Colton '17 were among those 
who witnessed the Harvard-Yale game. 

The College formally closes tomorrow at 12.30 
and will commence at 8.20 Monday morning. 

A number of fellows saw Julia Sanderson in 
"The Sunshine Girl" in Bath Friday night. 

Rollins '15, who was operated on for appendi- 
citis over a month ago, has returned to College. 

Lew Brown '14 and Bob Weatherill '14 have 
been duck-shooting for a few days at Orr's Island. 

In accordance with the custom after Thanks- 
giving vacation, the Orient will not be published 
next Tuesday. 

Joe Finneran, last year's track coach, has been 
attracting attention around Boston through his 
prowess as a golf player. 

The newly constructed fence on the north side 
of the campus is an invaluable aid in locating the 
College these dark nights. 

The Bible study normal class met Friday in- 
stead of Monday night, owing to the absence of 
Professor McConaughy on Monday. 

Lewis '15 attended the Hebron Academy foot- 
ball banquet Wednesday night. Baker, captain of 
Maine for next year, was also present. 

The Psi U's beat the Dekes 6 to I at tag foot- 
ball Saturday afternoon. The features were Mc- 
Elwee's passes and Boardman's stockings. 

The course in English 10, which is offered as a 
continuation of English 3, will consider earlier 
essays than has been the custom in past years. 

Physical training commences Monday, Dec. I. 
Up to a late hour before going to press the hours 
for baseball and track work had not been an- 
nounced. The usual rules about spiked shoes and 
gymnasium clothes will prevail. 

The first of the trials for reader of the musical 



clubs was held last week. There were seven can- 
didates present. No final choice has as yet been 
made for the position however, two men from the 
seven being retained until the final trial which is 
to be held immediately following the Thanksgiv- 
ing recess. The names of the two who have been 
retained have been withheld by request. 

Joe Knowles, the Boston artist who recently 
spent two months in the woods as a primeval man, 
and who spoke at the rally before the Tufts game, 
has written to a Brunswick friend as follows : "I 
am very sorry that Bowdoin did not win the game 
Saturday, but comparing the two teams, I would 
say that the Brunswick boys certainly did put up 
a very good battle and I want to congratulate 
them for the manly way in which they played 
their game." 

Professor William T. Foster, professor of Eng- 
lish and Argumentation at Bowdoin from 1905 to 
1910, was at College Sunday. Professor Foster, 
who is East on a lecture tour, is now president of 
Reed College in Portland, Ore. This college was 
founded under conditions different from those of 
the ordinary institution. It has no intercollegiate 
athletics, no fraternities and is co-educational. A 
candidate for admission must pass all subjects, 
no conditions being allowed. 



rati) the JFacuItp 

Prof. McConaughy attended the meeting of the 
Association of New England Colleges, at Bur- 
lington, Vermont, last week. 

Dean Sills attended a meeting of the executive 
committee of the State Teachers' Association at 
Augusta, Thursday afternoon, and a meeting of a 
committee on the Relation of the Maine Colleges 
and Preparatory Schools at the same place on 
Saturday. 

Professor W. H. Davis will conduct a series of 
readings on Monday nights during December. 
The first of these, which will be Dec. 1, will be a 
number of burlesques and parodies. These read- 
ings are purely informal, lasting but an hour. The 
last one of the month, Dec. 22, will be The Christ- 
mas Carol, to which the public will be invited. 



CALENDAR 

Nov. 

26. — Recess Begins, 12.30. 
Dec. 
1. Recess Closes, 8.30 a. m. 
"Gym" Starts. 
Fencing Practice Starts. 
12. Freshman-Sophomore Debate. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, DECEMBER 9, 1913 



NO. 21 



NEW REGULATIONS IN MAJORS AND MINORS 

1. Each student is required to have completed 
before graduation one major and two minors. 
(Definitions: a major is a subject pursued 
through three consecutive years, or the equiva- 
lent of same. A minor is a subject pursued 
through two consecutive years.) 

2. The following courses may count for ma- 
jors in the different departments : 

Biology; all courses offered. 

Chemistry; I, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; or 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 
Mineralogy. 

Economics ; 1, 2, 5 and any three others. 

English; 6 courses in addition to 1, 2 and 4; 
but the courses in Debating not to count. 

French ; 6 advanced courses ; 1 and 2 not to 
count. 

German; 6 advanced courses; 1 and 2 not to 
count. 

Greek; A, B, 1, 2, 3, 4; or 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; or I, 

2, 3, 4, 7, 8. 

Latin; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 

Mathematics; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; or 3, 4 with Me- 
chanical Drawing and Surveying. 

Physics; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; or 3, 4, 5, 6 and Mathe- 
matics 3, 4. 

Psychology ; all courses in Philosophy and Psy- 
chology and Educational Psychology. 

3. Each student must elect his major by the 
end of his Sophomore year, and must submit the 
courses chosen for the approval of the Depart- 
ment in which the major is taken. 

4. Each student must also elect his two minors 
by the end of his Sophomore year, and must sub- 
mit them, for advice, to the Department in which 
his major is to be taken. 

5. These regulations shall go into effect with 
the Class of 1916. 

The Dean will be very glad to explain these 
regulations to any student who may have ques- 
tions to ask concerning them. 



BATES MAN RHODES SCHOLAR 
Charles R. Clason, Bates '10, has been an 
nounced as the next Rhodes Scholar from Maine. 
Clason is now in his last year at Georgetown 
University Law School and has maintained a very 
high standard of scholarship there, as he did at 



Bates. He was prominent in baseball and foot- 
ball at Bates and in 1910 won the intercollegiate 
tennis championship of Maine. The Bowdoin 
candidates for the scholarship were Neal Tuttle 
'14, Alfred E. Gray '14, and Robert P. Coffin 
'15. This is the first time since the scholarship 
was put on a competitive basis that it has not 
been won by a Bowdoin man. 



CROSS-COUNTRY "B" 

One "B" has been awarded in cross-country 
this fall. This was given to Clarence H. Crosby 
'17, who finished among the first ten in the inter- 
collegiate meet at Waterville. Earlier in the sea- 
son he won the Freshman race with M. C. I., the 
interclass cross-country race and the mile and 
half-mile in the interclass track meet. He fin- 
ished in sixth place in the Maine meet. 



FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE DEBATE 

Friday evening, Dec. 12, the annual Freshman- 
Sophomore Debate takes place in Hubbard Hall 
in the Debating Room. The question will be: 
Resolved : That the Commission Form of Govern- 
ment is the one best suited to American cities. 
The judges will be Doctor Little, Professor Hor- 
mell, and Professor Elliott. The presiding officer 
will be G. W. Bacon '15. The Freshman team 
consists of Blanchard, Langs, Moran, and Cros- 
by, alternate, and will support the affirmative. 
Their coach is G A. McWilliams '15. The Soph- 
omore team consists of Edwards, Foster, Say- 
ward, and Parsons, alternate. Their coach is E. 
C. Gage '14. 



FENCERS BEGIN WORK 

About fifteen men have reported for Fencing 
practice under Instructor Maroney. Of the last 
year's team, Floyd '15, manager of this year's 
team, is the only man left in college, so practically 
a whole new team must be developed. Payson '14, 
Porritt '15, and Pope '14 were promising mem- 
bers of last year's squad. The other men who are 
out for the team are Mitchell '14, Coffin '15, Cut- 
ler '15, Robinson '15, Perkins '15, Hastings '15, 
Prescott '15, Bridge '15, C. A. Hall '16, Leadbet- 
ter '16, Ramsdell '16. Practice is held every af- 
ternoon at 5.30. 



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JUNIOR CLASS ELECTIONS 
The Class of 1915 held their elections last night 
in the Y. M. C. A. Room. These were the im- 
portant elections of the year at which the class 
and Ivy Day officers were elected. The Orient 
goes to press too early to record the result. The 
class popular man is not announced until Ivy Day. 



THANKSGIVING DANCES 

On the evening of November 25th, the Theta 
Delta Chi and Zeta Psi fraternities held their an- 
nual Thanksgiving dances in their chapter houses. 

The committee in charge of the Theta Delta 
Chi affair was composed of Ralph L. Buell '14, 
Horace A. Barton '14, and Edward R. Elwell '15. 
The patronesses were Mrs. Frank E. Woodruff 
and Mrs. John A. Slocum, both of Brunswick. 
Chandler's orchestra of Lewiston furnished the 
music. 

The guests were the Misses Ethel Jones, Al- 
berta Robinson, Margaretta Schuyler, Gertrude 
King, Marie Heiber, Elizabeth Payson, Geraldine 
Wheeler, Dorothy True, Emily Mansfield and 
Helen Broe of Portland; Misses Pauline Herring 
and Marguerite Hutchins of Brunswick; Misses 
Katherine Torrey and Dorothy Higgins of Bath; 
and Miss Marie Fogg of Westbrook. 

The young ladies at the Zeta Psi dance were 
the Misses Katherine Vose, Clara Jones and Dor- 
othy Gilman of Portland; Misses Helen Colby, 
Gladys Umberhine, Ruth Ridley, Helen Merry- 
man, Alfaretta Graves, Alexina LaPointe, Annie 
Coffin and Sue Winchell of Brunswick; Misses 
Lena Blanchard, Ethel Libby and Gertrude Heath 
of Augusta; Miss Marjorie Hall of Dover; Miss 
Myra Marsh of Foxcroft ; and Miss Annie Owens 
of Lewiston. Special guests of the chapter were 
Dr. Alfred O. Gross of Brunswick, and Frank 
Carpenter, Colby '13. 

The committee in charge of this dance was Don 
J. Edwards '16, Frederick W. Powers '16 and 
James A. Dunn '16. The patronesses were Mrs. 
F. W. Powers, Mrs. W. H. Davis and Mrs. Al- 
fred O. Gross of Brunswick. The music was fur- 
nished by Lovell's orchestra of Brunswick. 



INTER FRATERNITY TRACK MEET 
To furnish an incentive to a lively interest in 
track work this winter, Track Coach Magee has 
offered a cup for an inter-fraternity track meet. 
The plan as it now stands is to have dual track 
meets between the various fraternities, to culmi- 
nate in a meet between all of the fraternities. 
This will probably take place some time in Febru- 
ary. The matter has not as yet been considered by 
the Athletic Council, but the track management 



earnestly hopes that this plan will become a real- 
ity. Judicious competition is a good thing and 
this proposed plan would give a necessary and at 
the same time interesting impetus to a successful 
track season. 



INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 
The second annual Bowdoin College Interschol- 
astic Indoor Meet is to be held this year Saturday 
afternoon, Feb. 28, 19 14, and is to be conducted 
by the track management. Special prominence 
will be given to the relay races, and for this pur- 
pose out-of-state schools have been invited for 
the first time. Only the schools more prominent 
in track athletics have been invited, namely : Wor- 
cester Academy, Exeter, Andover, Arlington 
High, Boston Latin, Boston College High, 
Powder Point, Dorchester High, Waltham, Rox- 
bury Latin, Boston English High, and Maiden 
High. 



GOOD NEWS FOR HIWALE 

Pledges amounting to $178 secured in one even- 
ing's work at his Alma Mater will indeed cheer 
Hiwale '09. There is still a number of people 
whom the committee have yet to see. It is hoped 
and expected that the $300 mark will be reached. 

Thanks for this success is due not only to each 
and every man who canvassed the student body 
and faculty but also to the tremendous influence 
of Mr. Brewer Eddy of Boston, in his lecture and 
in his personal influence and exhortations. 

In his lecture, Mr. Eddy showed vivid pictures 
of the revolting conditions of heathenism in In- 
dia against which Mr. Hiwale is fighting. We 
should be pleased if Christians were as earnestly 
devoted to their religion as those people are to 
their blind superstition. But in the midst of this 
heathenism Christianity is slowly introducing its 
improvements in the way of medical instruction, 
schools and evangelistic meetings. 

In the American Marathi Mission Report for 
1912, Mr. Hiwale writes that his field of labor is 
nearly 70 miles in length, and 40 in breadth, and 
is thickly populated. Mr. and Mrs. Hiwale do 
their work through Bible women, boarding 
schools and village schools. During 1912, they 
presented Christ to nearly 35,000, and sold nearly 
3,000 Scripture portions. Although the people 
everywhere give them a good hearing', their lack 
of money greatly hinders their extending their 
good work. 

MacCormick '15 spoke from the standpoint of a 
student on our duty, as Bowdoin men, of support- 
ing Hiwale. 

President Hyde spoke from his remembrance 



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of Hiwale as a student at Bowdoin. Although 
our language and customs were obstacles for him, 
yet by his tact and kindliness he made friends 
everywhere. 



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PROFESSOR DAVIS GIVES READING 
Professor William Hawley Davis held the first 
of his Monday night readings, Dec. 1, in Me- 
morial Hall. The attendance was large and those 
present were very pleasantly entertained. The 
subject, "Parodies and Burlesques," was dealt 
with in a humorous and entertaining way. There 
will be a reading every Monday night till the 
Christmas vacation, and Professor Davis cordial- 
ly invites all students and members of the faculty 
to attend. "Short Stories," was the subject last 
night. There will be two more lectures ; on Dec. 
15, the subject will be "Contempora'ry Verse," 
and on Dec. 22, Dickens's "Christmas Carol" will 
be read. 



THANKSGIVING DINNERS 

At chapel Wednesday, Nov. 26, twenty-eight 
dollars were collected by the Social Service Com- 
mittee of the Y. M. C. A. Out of this sum eleven 
families were supplied with Thanksgiving din- 
ners. The size of the families varied from three 
to fourteen and in all about thirty-five poor peo- 
ple were given dinners. In each basket were 
placed such things as a chicken, potatoes, sugar, 
butter, raisins, seasoning, tea, canned goods, etc. 
The Committee consulted the Police Matron and 
was careful not to give to the same families as 
received aid from the town, the Benevolent So- 
ciety, and the Madisses Club. These societies and 
the Y. M. C. A. supplied about fifty families about 
the town. 



ALUMNI COUNCIL 

A year ago last June at the meeting of the 
General Alumni Association it was suggested by 
Dean Sills and others that an Alumni Council 
would be a benefit to the College. A committee 
was appointed, of which Charles T. Hawes 'j6 
was chairman, to look into the matter carefully 
and to make plans for the formation of such a 
council. The report of this committee was pre- 
sented last June at the meeting of the Alumni As- 
sociation and its suggestions were adopted. The 
council will consist of twelve members elected by 
the alumni at large, at the same time at which 
the nominations for vacancies in the Board of 
Overseers are made. The first election will take 
place next June, when all twelve members will be 
chosen. Four of these will serve for one year, 
four for two years, and four for three years ; and 



thereafter four will be chosen each year to serve 
for three years. A nominating committee was 
appointed consisting of Arthur G. Staples '82 
Lewiston; Ralph T. Parker '95, Rumford; Leon 
V. Walker '03, Portland, and Gerald G. Wilder 
'04, Brunswick. This committee will present to 
the alumni twenty-four names from which twelve 
will be chosen. 



TRACK AND BASEBALL MEN 

The following- men are taking track work in 
place of the regular gymnasium work: Winter, 
Hargraves, G. F. Eaton, Sayward, Colton, Ogle' 
Noble, L. A. Donahue, Powers, Fuller, Wright] 
Noyes, J. B. Moulton, Ireland, Sampson, Dalrym- 
ple, Tarbox, Fox, Pierce, Pettingill, R. Richard- 
son, Fenning, Fillmore, Ramsdell, Ladd, Marr, 
Payson, Garland, A. S. Merrill, C. F. Foster, H 
H. Foster, Wyman, Morrison, McWilliams, G. D. 
Richardson, Livingston, E. A. Stone, Porritt, 
Coxe, A. B. Stetson, Lewis, Austin, Koughan] 
Floyd, Prescott, MacCormick, Smith, Dunton] 
Cutler. 

The following men are taking baseball work: 
H. Hall, Humphrey, Knight, Peacock, B. Brad- 
ford, McElwee, Bigelow, Fitzgerald, L. T. Brown, 
Goodskey, H. G. Wood, U. H. Merrill, R. Weath- 
erill, Paine, Marston, Fraser, Beal, O. P. Badger, 
Yenetchi, Larrabee, A. L. Pratt, P. Weatherill] 
LaCasce, N. Tuttle, W. C. Coombs, Kelley, Dyar, 
Churchill, L. W. Stetson, A. K. Eaton, Keegan, 
Bodurtha, C. T. Rogers, H. E. Allen, Cooley, 
Kuhn, Carll, Chapman, Nute, Shumway, Stuart, 
Rawson, Phillips, H. E. Coombs. 



Y.M.C.A. NOTES 

The following are members of the Freshman 
Religious Committee : Bingham, Brown, Seward, 
Crosby, Chapman, F. A. Hazeltine, F. D. Hazel- 
tine, Moran, McConaughy, Flynt, Babcock, Langs, 
Stone, Marston, Nute, Achorn, Crane, Cormack, 
Crehore, Fobes, Fillmore, Mclntire, Eaton, Skol- 
field, C. Foster. Crosby is chairman. 

The deputation work of the Christian Associa- 
tion has begun. Monday night, Dec. 1, Lewis 
'15 spoke at Rockland. Last night, H. Foster '16 
spoke at Woodfords. Chapman '17 and Simpson 
'14 spent last Sunday at Cumberland Center. 

December 18-19 Fred H. Rindge, Jr., of New 
York, Industrial Secretary of the Student Y. M. 
C. A., will visit Bowdoin in the interests of indus- 
trial work. There will be a Y. M. C. A. meeting 
followed by a cabinet meeting. Mr. Rindge will 
speak at the economics classes on foreign labor, 
immigration and similar problems. 
Continued on page 168 



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DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 
John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

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J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

E. C. Hawes, 1916 

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Single copies, 10 cents. 

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Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII DECEMBER 9, 1913 No. 21 

A New Custom 

A new custom was introduced into the chapel 
exercises last Sunday evening- by the replacing of 
the first anthem with a congregational hymn. It 
was well received by the student body. This 
change is in line with the gradual but sure devel- 
opment of the music of our chapel services which 
has been evident since the inauguration of the 
Music Department. We hope that the new cus- 
tom will become firmly established and will not 
be allowed to lag when the novelty wears off. 



The Alumni Council 

On account of the absence of any informal 
method of communication to the alumni of the 
College the Orient wishes to call to the attention 
of its alumni as well as undergraduate readers 
the present status of the Alumni Council. The 
condition of infrequent meeting of the alumni 
makes the launching of the project a rather slow 
process. It is, indeed, partly to remedy this hand- 
icap that the Alumni Council will find its oppor- 
tunity for serving the College. More and more 



as the College assumes new responsibilities to- 
ward the men it takes within its gates it becomes 
necessary to have a body such as the one to be 
elected at Commencement for the carrying on of 
alumni business and policies throughout the year. 



Y.M. C.A. Notes, continued from page 167 
The Freshman Religious Committee will meet 

this evening at 9.45 o'clock at Professor McCon- 

aughy's house, 3 McLellan Street. 

The Committee of 79, in charge of the special 

meetings in January, will hold its first meeting 

Monday evening, Dec. 15, at 7 p. m. at the Delta 

Upsilon House. 



ALUMNI IN TEACHING 



The Orient publishes annually a list of the 
Alumni engaged in teaching. This year's list is 
complete and accurate as far as is known. Any 
errors or omissions will be corrected by the 
Orient or at the office. The list follows, the 
school or district and address being given: 

Henry K. White '74, Supt, Newcastle, Newcas- 
tle; Albert M. Card, m'75, Supt., Alna, Head 
Tide ; W. E. Sargent '78, Hebron Academy, He- 
bron ; F. W. Freeman '89, Supt., Eliot and South 
Berwick, South Berwick ; G. H. Larrabee '89, 
Bangor High School, Bangor ; H. E. Alexander 
'90, Waldoboro H. S., Waldoboro; Will O. Her- 
sey '92, Supt., Fairfield and Oakland, Fairfield ; 
Jesse W. Lambert '93, Supt., Kennebunk and 
Kennebunkport, Kennebunk; F. E. Briggs '94, 
Lincoln Academy, Newcastle ; A. L. Dennison '95, 
Kennebunk H. S., Kennebunk ; E. R. Woodbury 
'95, Thornton Academy, Saco ; John W. Foster 
'96, Supt., Kingfield and New Vineyard, North 
Anson ; Howard Gilpatrick '96, Supt., Eustis, 
Bigelow PL, Flagstaff PL, Coplin PL, Stratton; 
Ralph W. Leighton '96, Skowhegan H. S., Skow- 
hegan; Charles S. Sewall '97, Supt., Wiscasset, 
Wiscasset ; C. W. Proctor '98, Belfast H. S., Bel- 
fast; D. L. Wormwood '98, Supt., Bangor, Ban- 
gor; H. W. Cobb '00, Augusta High School, Au- 
gusta; J. A. Hamlin '00, Old Town High School, 
Old Town; Simon E. Hamlin '00, Supt., South 
Portland and Cape Elizabeth, South Portland; 
Charles C. Phillips '00, Corinna Union Academy, 
Corinna ; H. H. Randall '00, Supt., Auburn H. S., 
Auburn; William B. Woodbury '00, Supt., Bel- 
fast, Belfast; George R. Gardner '01, Brunswick 
H. S., Brunswick; Charles C. Shaw '03, Gorham 
H. S., Gorham; Herbert S. Hill '05, Wells H. S., 
Wells; Frank D. Rowe '06, Warren H. S., War- 
ren; Chester C. Tuttle '06, Bridgton Academy, 
North Bridgton; R. S. Smith '07, Washington 
Academy, East Machias; Frank H. Byram '08, 



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East Livermore H. S., Livermore Falls; Thomas 
E. Gay '08, New Gloucester H. S., New Glou- 
cester; George E. Leatherbarrow '08, Limerick 
Academy, Limerick; William M. Harris '09, 
Westbrook Seminary, Portland; G. W. Cole '09, 
Foxcroft Academy, Foxcrof t ; D. F. Koughan '09, 
Topsham H. S., Topsham ; C. R. Simmons, M.D., 
m'09, Supt., Searsmont, Searsmont; Edgar R. 
Fisher '10, Eliot H. S., Eliot; H. E. Rowell '10, 
Bridgton H. S., Bridgton; Russell S. Taylor '10, 
Freeport H. S., Freeport; R. E. G. Bailey '11, 
Anson Academy, North Anson; Sylvan B. Gen- 
thner '11, Greenville H. S., Greenville; Elden G. 
Barbour '12, Eastern Maine Institute, Spring- 
field; Ernest E. Weeks '12, Fryeburg Academy, 
Fryeburg; Everett P. Walton '12, Eustis H. S., 
Stratton; Elmer E. Tufts '13, Kingfield H. S., 
Kingfield; Fred D. Wish, Jr., '13, Scarboro H. S., 
Scarboro. 



', CHEMICAL CLUB REORGANIZES 

The first meeting of the Chemical Club was 
held in the Chemistry Laboratory December 3. 
Sumner Mountfort '14 was elected president, Ar- 
thur G. Hildreth '16 was chosen secretary and 
treasurer and Hebron Adams '14, vice-president. 
The following men were admitted to the club : 
Bridge '15, Cole '14, Tuttle '14, Gray '14, Hey- 
wood '14, Payson '14, Wilson '14, Woodberry '14, 
Hamblen '14, Monroe '14, King '14, Lord '16 and 
Irving '16. 



GOOD GOVERNMENT CLUB MEETS 

The third fortnightly meeting of the Good Gov- 
ernment Club was held last Wednesday evening, 
Dec. 3, at the Beta Theta Pi house. Three new 
members were voted in: Burns '14, Callahan '14 
and Roberts '15. The chief topic which was dis- 
cussed was that of the Hetch-Hetchy valley. This 
is a most important subject for it concerns the 
water supply of San Francisco. The subject 
principally rests on the efforts of the people of 
San Francisco to get a bill through the Legisla- 
ture to use the lake situated in this valley for 
their water supply. The other topic discussed 
concerned the new phases of the Mexican situa- 
tion. 



Ci)e Hiorarp Cable 

The seventh and last volume of Professor 
James Schouler's "History of the United States 
under the Constitution" has made its appearance 
with the title, "The Reconstruction Period." It 
deals in detail with the administrations of John- 
son and Grant. Like the preceding volumes, it 



shows careful research, a concise style and a con- 
servative judgment. 

"The Life and Letters of John Paul Jones" by 
Mrs. Reginald deKoven is a splendid work re- 
sulting from years of research in which the 
writer has accumulated considerable new ma- 
terial. It is the most important biography of the 
great naval hero that has yet been published. 

Students who desire exact information on the 
subject will welcome "The Missions and Mission- 
aries of California," by Fr. Zephrin Engelhardt. 
Volume one is devoted to lower California and 
traces with much detail the work of the Jesuits 
and the Franciscans in that territory. 

"A New Era in Chemistry," by Harry C. Jones, 
Professor of Physical Chemistry in Johns Hop- 
kins University, takes up some of the more im- 
portant developments in General Chemistry dur- 
ing the last quarter of a century. 

"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings," by 
Mary H. Northend, is an interesting discussion 
of the subject. It deals with both the exterior 
and the interior of the old houses of Colonial 
times. Its great feature is its wealth of illustra- 
tions. 



dtluo and Council Meetings 

The Augusta Club held a short business meet- 
ing with Swift '17 and Blanchard '17 at 11 So. 
Appleton last Tuesday evening. The club's foot- 
ball team defeated Cony High of Augusta 13 to 9 
on Thanksgiving morning. Touchdowns were se- 
cured by Stuart '16 and Chapman '17. 

There will be a meeting of the Classical Club 
Thursday, Dec. 11, with Professor Nixon at 8 
p. M. 

The Androscoggin County Club, which was to 
have met last Friday evening, postponed its meet- 
ing until Dec. 12, when they will meet with Leo 
Pratt at the Kappa Sigma house. 

The Lincoln County Club held a short meeting 
at the Zeta Psi house last week and elected the 
following officers: M. H. Kuhn '15, president; A. 
H. MacCormick '15, vice-president; T. W. Wes- 
ton '16, secretary and treasurer. 

A joint meeting of the Orient and Quill 
Boards was held in the Verein Room, Tuesday, 
Nov. 25th. The constitution of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Company was discussed and the Quill 
Board then adjourned. The Orient Board then 
elected to membership Edward C. Hawes '16. 
Various other matters were discussed and the 
Board adjourned. 

A meeting of the 19 15 Bugle Board was held 
Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, in the Classical Room. The 
work of the Board was outlined and assignments 



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given to the various members. Another meeting 
will be held shortly. 

The Student Council meeting set for Dec. 4 
was postponed to a later date. Dean Sills will 
probably speak at the next meeting of the Coun- 
cil. 



fl)n tU Campus 

Bert Morrill '10 was on the campus recently. 

The November number of the Quill will be is- 
sued soon. 

Freshman millinery is out of fashion until af- 
ter Easter vacation. 

A number of students stayed at College during 
the short Thanksgiving recess. 

Christmas vacation begins on Tuesday, Dec. 23 
at 4.30 and closes on Tuesday, Jan 6 at 8.20. 

The following men have left College : Hamil- 
ton '14, Tapley '15, Clough '16, Hellen '16, Mason 
'16. 

Sanborn '10 and Kern '12 were elected coun- 
cilmen on the Republican ticket in Portland last 
week. 

MacCormick '15 is a delegate to the initiation 
banquet of the Colby chapter of Delta Upsilon in 
Augusta this evening. 

"Farmer" Kern '12 and Frank Smith '12 
coached the Deering High School (Portland) 
football team this fall. 

On Friday, Dec. 12, at 8 P. M. , in the Classi- 
cal Room, there will be an open illustrated lec- 
ture on Athens by Dr. Arthur Cooley. 

The time of the weekly meetings of the Bible 
study normal classes has been changed from 
Monday night to Friday noon at 1.00 o'clock. 

Professor Davis has kindly postponed his read- 
ing on the evening of Dec. 15 from 7 to 7.45 be- 
cause of the meeting of the Committee of 79. 

The Mikado, a comic opera in two acts, will be 
presented under the auspices of the Saturday 
Club in the Town Hall next Thursday at 8.00 p. 
m. Prof. Wass is in charge of the chorus which 
is composed of fifty picked voices of the town 
and college. 

At Christmas time Alpha Delta Phi, Beta Theta 
Pi, Kappa Sigma, Theta Delta Chi, Zeta Psi, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Delta Upsilon will hold 
dances. 

While Professor McLean is away, there will be 
no conferences in Economics I. The whole class 
will meet for lectures Tuesday, Thursday and 
Saturday. 

The Bowdoin Gymnasium is mentioned in com- 
plimentary terms in a recent article by William 
F. Garcelon, former graduate treasurer of ath- 



letics at Harvard. 

The plan is to be brought before the Athletic 
Council of having all track men who compete for 
Bowdoin wear jerseys with a small "a" on each 
side of the "B-," until they have won their letters. 
The brown-tail moth nests are being removed 
from the trees on the campus and adjoining 
grounds. The use of spurs and pruning knives 
has supplanted the old method of moth balls and 
pea-shooters. 

Gymnasium work began last week. The usual 
track and baseball squads are held this year, in 
addition to the regular gym, but there will be no 
football classes. Make-ups come on Tuesdays at 
3.30 and on Saturdays at 2.30. 

Joe Finneran, track coach here last spring, has 
invented a new style of bamboo vaulting pole, 
which, he claims, will make pole vaulters rival the 
air-men. Finneran is now golf instructor at the 
Franklin Park links in Boston. 

Alton Lewis '15 was a guest of honor Monday 
evening, Dec. 1, at a banquet tendered the mem- 
bers of the Rockland High School football team 
by the Y. M. C. A. of Rockland. The banquet 
was held in the Methodist vestry of that city. 

The Portland Sunday Telegram for Dec. 7 con- 
tains an interesting account of how Franklin 
Pierce '24 and John Parker Hale 1 '27 were rival 
candidates for the presidency of the United States 
in 1852. This is recorded in the pamphlet "Life 
at Bowdoin." 

The local chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon had 
a good representation at the annual convention 
held in Boston last Wednesday, Thursday and 
Friday. Among the undergraduates attending 
were Gray '14, Heywood '14, Cunliffe '14, Merrill 
'14, Standish '14, Eddy '14, McCargo '14, Porritt 
'15, Eastman '15, MacDonald '15, Hall '15, Fuller 
'16, Drummond '16, Baxter '16, Irving '16, Hale 
'16 and Shumway '17. 



Wiitb tfje Jfacultp 

The Outlook for November 15, 1913, reviews 
President Hyde's book, "The Quest of the Best," 
as follows : — This fresh addition to President 
Hyde's valuable treatises on ethics during the last 
twenty-one years is designed specially for boys, 
while in large measure applicable to girls. He 
shows that boys are naturally but pardonably bad, 
their badness being elemental goodness out of 
place and working in the wrong direction — just as 
dirt is matter out of place. Next, enforced or 
artificial goodness is unstable and unreal, and yet 
a stage of moral discipline that cannot be skipped 
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earnest quest of the best. How to allure the boy 
to this quest, keep him in it, and bring him back 
to it when gone astray, is presented as the great 
ethical problem, and is instructively answered. A 
peculiar interest and value of this treatise is in its 
having been collaborated by President Hyde, first 
with his class of Bowdoin College students, and 
afterward with several hundred experts in work 
for boys, to whom he presented it in lectures last 
May for criticism and suggestions, to which he 
acknowledges much indebtedness. No more help- 
ful book exists for those who have to do with the 
training of boys. Grown-up readers will find 
that it puts them to confession with a thorough- 
ness that is good for conscience. 

Professor McLean was suddenly called to his 
home in Illinois last week by the serious illness of 
his father. 

Professor McConaughy will speak Friday even- 
ing at a union meeting in Westbrook under the 
auspices of the Westbrook Boys' Federation. 



Cbe Otficr Colleges 

Twelve American universities have endowment 
funds of over five million dollars. 

Harvard's football team cost $35,000 to develop 
this fall. Coach's salaries amounted to $15,000. 

Radcliffe and Simmons College girls are said 
to have taken up the fad of wearing monocles. 

The Dramatic Club at the University of Maine 
has selected Moliere's comedy, "Les Femmes 
Savantes" for presentation this winter. 

McGill University intends to erect a series of 
dormitories to accommodate all the students, and 
to cost approximately two million dollars. 

Oxford University has decided to send a relay 
team to compete in the annual relay carnival to 
be held in April at the University of Pennsyl- 
vania. 

The Williams College student body recently 
voted "to adopt the system of keeping the coach 
off the bench during baseball games." 

One thousand eighty-five students have en- 
rolled in the free correspondence courses in agri- 
culture given this year by the University of Cali- 
fornia. Six agricultural correspondence courses 
are now offered, and others are being prepared. 

Seventy-five out 'of 180 students at Trinity Col- 
lege have pledged themselves to take an active 
part in the work of their recently organized De- 
bating Association. 

Two hundred men at the University of Penn- 
sylvania have volunteered for social service work 
this year. The work includes first-aid work, gym- 
nasium classes, a review of prison conditions, and 
the teaching of English to foreigners. 



Books on religious subjects seem to be in great- 
est demand by general readers in the University 
of Minnesota library. During a recent week more 
books on religion than books on general litera- 
ture were requested. 

Selections from Chinese operas on native in- 
struments and a Chinese playlet will be the fea- 
tures of a reception to be given by the Cosmopoli- 
tan Club of the University of Pennsylvania to- 
morrow evening. 

Harvard and Washington and Jefferson were 
the only large college teams of the East to go 
through the season without a defeat. The total 
scores of both teams for the season follow : Har- 
vard, 225, opponents, 21 ; Washington and Jeffer- 
son, 374, opponents, 13. 

A movement to limit the membership of Uni- 
versity debating teams to undergraduates is on 
foot at Harvard. Such a step has already been 
taken at Princeton, and it is likely that both Har- 
vard and Yale will follow. 

The Yale Alumni Advisory Board is consider- 
ing the advisability of establishing at Yale a Uni- 
versity Union similar in scope to the Oxford and 
Harvard Unions. It is estimated that the pro- 
posed Union would cost at least half a million 
dollars to erect. The student body is very much 
interested in the project. , 

At the University of Pennsylvania the required 
physical training has been placed upon a new 
basis. Instead of the regular gymnastic exer- 
cises the classes are required to spend two hours 
a week in any one of the following sports : basket- 
ball, track, cross-country, swimming, or walking. 
In basketball the men are divided into teams 
which play two games each week. In order to 
sustain interest in this part of the work, the two 
teams having the highest scores play a champion- 
ship game at the end of the season, and the win- 
ning team is awarded a shield inscribed with the 
players' names, to be hung in the gymnasium. 
Prizes are also offered in the other sports. 

Because he violated the University of Chicago's 
tradition that all seniors shall wear moustaches, 
by shaving his off, a prominent member of the 
senior class was ducked in the swimming tank in 
the gymnasium. Any senior who is unable to 
grow a presentable moustache on or before a cer- 
tain time is forced to pay the same penalty. 

The University of Oregon has decided to try 
the experiment of training its football players 
throughout the entire college year. During the 
winter and spring the candidates will be required 
to practice three hours under the direction of the 
head coach. Football, wrestling, boxing, basket- 
ball and general gymnastics will constitute the 
training. 



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CALENDAR 

Dec. 

9-12. Fencing Practice, New Gymnasium, 5.30 
p. M. 

11. The Mikado, Town Hall. 
Classical Club, Prof. Nixon's, 8 p. m. 

12. Freshman-Sophomore Debate, Hubbard 

Hall, 8.00 p. m. 
Meeting Androscoggin County Club, Kappa 
Sigma House. 
15-19. Fencing Practice, New Gymnasium, 5.30 

p. M. 
15. Committee of 79 Meeting, Delta Upsilon 
House, 7.00 p. m. 
Reading, Prof. Davis, Memorial Hall, 7.45 

P. M. 

19. Annual Dance, Alpha Delta Phi. 
Beta Theta Pi Dance. 
Delta Upsilon Dance. 

22. Theta Delta Chi Dance. 
Zeta Psi Dance. 

23. Christmas Vacation begins, 4.30 p. m. 
Kappa Sigma Dance. 

Jan. 
6. College opens, 8.20 a. m. 



alumni Department 

'52. — The death of John White Chickering oc- 
curred at his home in Washington, Nov. 8. Mr. 
Chickering was eighty-three years old. His death 
leaves only three members of his college class, 
General Joshua L. Chamberlain and Lewis Pierce 
of Portland and George H. Theobold of Rich- 
mond. 

Mr. Chickering had taught in Portland, Bucks- 
port, Foxcroft and Corinna. He was graduated 
at Bangor Theological Seminary in i860, and was 
pastor of several churches until he became pro- 
fessor of Natural History at Gallandet College, 
where he remained thirty years until his retire- 
ment in 1900. 

'58.— The Rev. Frank Sewall, D.D., is pastor of 
the New Church, Washington, D. C. 

'64. — Hon. Enoch Foster, who has for years 
been a leader of the Maine Bar, died at his home 
in Portland after a long and serious illness. 

The renowned lawyer was a native of Newry, 
Oxford County. He fitted for college at Gould's 
Academy, Bethel, and at the Maine State Semi- 
nary, Lewiston. He enlisted in the 13th Maine 
Regiment and served as first lieutenant in the 
Third Regiment in the Department of the Gulf, 
under Butler and Banks. He studied law in the 
office of Hon. Reuben Foster, Waterville, and 
was graduated at the Albany Law School in the 



class of 1865. In the same year he was admitted 
both to the New York Bar in Albany, and to the 
Kennebec County Bar in Augusta. In 1868 he 
was elected county attorney for Oxford County, 
the position which he held until 1874, when he 
was elected state senator for two years. From 
1884 to 1898 he was a justice of the Supreme Ju- 
dicial Court of Maine. He then came to Port- 
land, where, on Feb. 15th, 1899, he became the 
senior partner of the firm of Foster and Hersey, 
which continued until Nov. 15th, 1905, when it 
was dissolved, and he, with his son Robert C. Fos- 
ter, formed the firm of Foster & Foster. 

Hon. Enoch Foster is survived by his wife, nee 
Sarah Chapman, of Bethel, and his one son. 

Judge Foster early made a reputation as a 
strong and ready debater, especially as a great 
jury lawyer. His command of words was enorm- 
ous and precise. He was conspicuous in cross 
examining witnesses. During his service on the 
Supreme Court bench, he became noted as one of 
the best judges Maine has ever had for expedit- 
ing the trial of cases. His rulings were always 
promptly given and strictly adhered to. His writ- 
ten opinions possess exemplary strength of dic- 
tion and expression. 

Judge Foster was a Mason, belonging to some 
bodies in Oxford County and to Portland Com- 
mandery of Knights Templar. He was also a 
member of the Grand Army of the Republic and 
of the Loyal Legion, as well as of the 13th Maine 
Infantry Association. He was for many years an 
honorary member of the Maine Commercial 
Traveller's Association. The field of law loses a 
valuable man in Hon. Enoch Foster. 

'64. — John Green Wight died at his home in 
Clinton, N. Y., Nov. 23, his death coming as a re- 
sult of over-exertion from a long walk. He was 
born in Gilead, March 2, 1842. He served in the 
navy in 1862 and 1863, but received his diploma 
as of the class of 1864. 

Mr. Wight was a teacher in Bridgton Academy 
in 1865 ; Cooperstown Seminary, New York, in 
1865-67; principal of Bridgton Academy, 1867- 
70; of Union School and Seminary in Coopers- 
town in 1870-90; Worster High School, 1890-94; 
Girls' High School, Philadelphia, 1894-97; Wad- 
leigh High School, New York, 1897-1910, and had 
been a resident of Clinton, N. Y., for several 
years. He received the degrees of A.M. and 
L.D. from Bowdoin, and Ph.D. from Hamilton 
College. 

'04. — Mr. and Mrs. William E. Lunt announce 
the birth of a son, William Edward, Jr., Novem- 
ber 3, 1913. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, DECEMBER 16, 1913 



NO. 22 



CLEMENT TO COACH BASEBALL 

Wallace O. Clement, who has been selected to 
coach the Bowdoin nine this year, is a man of 
wide experience and much ability. He attended 
Edward Little High School for four years and 
was captain of both baseball and football there. 
He attended Tufts College for one year and made 
his letter in both baseball and football there. He 
left college about ten years ago. For some time 
he played on the Jersey City team of the Inter- 
national League, and later he was drafted by the 
Brooklyn Nationals. More recently he has been 
playing in the New York State League. Mr. 
Clement is at present in Revere, Mass., and is ex- 
pected to take up his new duties here about the 
first of April. 



DRAMATIC CLUB PARTS 
As a result of the trials for the Masque and 
Gown, the following men have been retained for 
the presentation of "The Marriage of Kitty" : 

Reginald .' P. White '14 

Helen Baxter '16 

Kitty Melloon '15 

Hampton Ireland '16 

Rosalie Stride '17 

Norbury P- Donahue '14 

The part of Travers will be taken by either 
Smith '15 or Fuller '16. 



JUNIORS ELECT OFFICERS 
At the elections of the Junior class held Mon- 
day evening, December 8, the following officers 
were chosen : 

President A. H. MacCormick 

Vice-President A. H. Lewis 

Secretary F. S. Roberts 

Treasurer M. H. Kuhn 

Class Marshal ' A. K. Eaton 

Chaplain E. P. Cutler 

Orator G. W. Bacon 

p oet I. C. Merrill 

Ivy Day Committee, G. A. Williams, Chairman; 
C. T. Perkins, E. H. Austin, G. P. Floyd, J. C. 
MacDonald 
Assembly Committee, Samuel West, Chairman; 
P. S. Smith, F. P. McKenney, H. E. Verrill 
G. W. Ricker, L. N. Stetson and V. P. Wood- 



bury were tied for the remaining place on the 
Assembly Committee. A special meeting will be 
held to elect the other member. 

The result of the election of Class Popular 
Man will be kept secret until Ivy Day. 



SENIOR ELECTIONS 

The Class of 1914 held their annual election of 
officers last night. The result of the election will 
be announced in the next issue of the Orient, the 
current paper having gone to press too early to 
record the result. 



SOPHOMORES WIN DEBATE 

The Sophomores won the Freshman-Sopho- 
more Debate which was held last Friday evening, 
in the Debating Room, Hubbard Hall, un- 
der the auspices of the Bowdoin Debating Coun- 
cil. The subject of debate was : "Resolved, That 
the commission form of government is the one 
best suited to American cities." The Freshmen 
had the affirmative side and upheld the common 
commission form of government with five mem- 
bers. The Sophomores in opposition did not cling 
to the bi-cameral or alderman-council system but 
advanced a new form which they claimed better 
than either. This is the managerial system, com- 
mon in England and Germany, and based on the 
commission form. It has a commission of five 
members who elect a properly trained man who 
assumes the entire control of the city's affairs 
and is answerable directly to the commission. 
The speakers for the affirmative were Moran, 
Blanchard and Langs, with Crosby as alternate; 
for the negative, Edwards, Sayward and Foster, 
with Parsons as alternate. The judges, Prof. 
Elliott, Prof. Hormell and Prof. Little, were 
unanimous in their choice of a winner. G. W. 
Bacon '15 presided. McWilliams '15 coached the 
affirmative and Gage '14 the negative. 



THE 1914 CALENEAR 

A very attractive Bowdoin calendar has been 
published under the management of Eaton '14 and 
Roberts '15. The designing and printing was 
done by E. A. Wright of Philadelphia and is an 
excellent piece of work. 

The cover is of brown limp leather with a col- 



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ored picture of the Class of '75 Gates as an in- 
sert and the Bowdoin seal embossed. The calen- 
dar proper is done on sepia paper, and contains 
pictures of President Hyde, campus views, the 
fraternity houses, the athletic teams and various 
other college organizations. 



INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE ORGANIZES 

At a meeting of the Bowdoin Interscholastic 
Baseball League at the Zeta Psi house Saturday, 
ten teams entered the league for the coming sea- 
son. The teams have been divided into two 
classes as follows : Class A, Edward Little High 
of Auburn, South Portland High, Deering High 
of Portland, Brunswick High and Rockland 
High ; Class B, Cony High of Augusta, Lewiston 
High, Lisbon Falls High, Leavitt Institute of 
Turner Center, Hallowell High. Lisbon Falls 
and Rockland are new teams in the league. This 
is the first time for a number of years that Leav- 
itt Institute has been in the league. None of the 
eight teams of last year have dropped out. 

Dunn '16, assistant manager of the Bowdoin 
Varsity baseball team, had charge of making up 
the schedule, which will start April 18 and will 
end June 6. The winners in each class will play 
for the championship. 

Among the umpires who have been selected are 
Lew Brown '14, Mountfort '14, Stetson '15, Beal 
'16 and Twaddle, Medic '16. 



FRESHMAN RELIGIOUS COMMITTEE 
Last Tuesday evening the Freshman Religious 
Committee met at the home of Professor McCon- 
aughy. C. A. Crosby was elected chairman. It 
was decided to collect from the various houses 
and dormitories old clothing for Dr. GrenfelFs 
and other missions. H. Foster '16 told .of the 
clothing collected last year and the good it did. 
A. Merrill '14 spoke of the work of the Boys' 
Club now meeting in the old gymnasium. The 
club, which has an enrollment of about one hun- 
dred young Brunswick boys, will probably be 
divided into groups of ten each, each group meet- 
ing once every two weeks. Beginning about the 
middle of January, some of the men will have op- 
portunity to meet with these groups. Others will 
assist in the larger gymnasium classes which are 
in the care of Messrs. Kimball and Maroney. The 
old gym also has several game tables which are 
occupied every afternoon by the youngsters. C. 
Brown '14 urged the men to take hold of the Y. 
M. C. A. work and help all they could. 



sections. A relay squad of twenty-four men will 
work out under Trainer Magee every afternoon 
at 4.30, in preparation for the race at Boston in 
February. Those selected are: Fuller '16, Ire- 
land '16, Fox '14, Ogle '17, Pierce '17, Powers '16, 
Wright '14, McWilliams '15, Prescott '15, Rich- 
ardson '15, Stetson '15, Roberts '15, Balfe '17, 
Crosby '17, Wyman '16, Russell '14, P. Smith '15, 
Beal '16, Eastman '15, Colbath '17, McElwee '16, 
Wing '15, Bond '17, C. Hall '16. 

Any others are urged to come out for the team 
but these are the only ones who will be allowed to 
substitute relay work for regular gym. 

This leaves about thirty men in the regular 
track squad. These will train for the interclass 
meets during the winter and for the intercolle- 
giate meet in the spring. 

Fifteen men from each class taking regular 
gymnasium work receive thirty minutes instruc- 
tion under Trainer Magee after their regular 
work. In this way all track material in the col- 
lege is available. The men taking track work 
will have soccer part of the time while the relay 
men will have a great deal of outdoor work. 

Of last year's relay team, Smith '15 and Mc- 
Williams '15 are left in College. 



RELAY MEN BEGIN WORK 

The track squad was divided yesterday into two 



DRAMATIC LIBRARY FOUNDED 

October 31, 1913. 
President of the Masque and Gown, 

Bowdoin College, 
Brunswick, Maine. 
Dear Sir: — 

It is my hope some day to see the Masque and 
Gown of Bowdoin College a much more fully- 
rounded organization than at present, engaged in 
a wide range of activities. I hope to see it break- 
ing away from the over-worked repertoire dear 
to amateur dramatic clubs (it made an admirable 
start in that direction last year) and turning its 
attention to more serious work, namely, the pro- 
duction of little known plays of high merit, the 
translation and presentation of foreign plays, and 
a more careful and earnest interpretation of 
Shakespeare than has been possible heretofore. I 
hope to see it occasionally bringing well known 
players and authorities on the stage here to lec- 
ture. Above all I hope to see it working in close 
conjunction with the English Department and en- 
couraging Bowdoin men, undergraduates and 
alumni to try their hands at play writing. 

The value to the college of such an organiza- 
tion can hardly be over-estimated. Primarily, 
the college would gain distinction in a department 
of education that is attracting more and more at- 
tention each vear. Anv effort toward a wider 



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education proceeding from an institution of high 
standing invariably brings desirable prominence 
to the institution, and a serious study of the 
stage and what is produced on the stage must 
surely be considered such an effort. Regarding 
the benefit to be derived by the individual there 
is no need to sepak, the benefit is so apparent. 
Most students are interested in the stage, few will 
not be aroused to a greater interest by a study of 
the stage. To some a new field of labor may be 
opened; as a result society will benefit, if not by 
actual contributions, at least by a broadened cul- 
ture. 

Seriously, the field open to the Masque and 
Gown is a wonderful one, offering splendid re- 
wards for enthusiastic work. It is by no means 
an untried field, even in the case of college dra- 
matic clubs (witness the work of the Yale and 
Harvard Clubs), but it is large enough for all. 
And serious work in that field means a service 
to the college fully as great, at least, as any that 
can be rendered by college paper, musical club or, 
I hardly dare say it, athletic team. 

To be sure, such an end as I have in mind can 
not be gained in one year or even ten, but a start 
can at least be made. The end is well worth the 
effort. 

In the hope of encouraging the Masque and 
Gown to develop along lines other than those of a 
producing club, I agree to present to the society 
a number of books dealing with the stage, players' 
editions of dramatic texts, as well as technical 
works, to form the nucleus of a library to be 
known as the Joseph Jefferson Library in mem- 
ory of the kindliest and most lovable of that 
group of American actors characterized by Wil- 
liam Winter as "players whose presence made an 
audience sweetly and comfortably glad." 

My first contribution must necessarily be small, 
but I promise to renew it each year and to in- 
crease it as my means permit. I hope, however, 
that many others besides myself, alumni and 
friends of the college, as well as undergraduates, 
will contribute an occasional volume to the col- 
lection, otherwise its purpose must fail. 

These books may be housed in the college li- 
brary or in such place as the Masque and Gown 
deems best until the time comes when the society 
shall occupy quarters of its own, either in a Bow- 
doi'n Union, or in some similar building. It is de- 
sirable that these books be accessible on occasion 
to all students, but I wish them to be primarily 
the property of the Masque and Gown. I shall 
endeavor to present works that are not contained 
in the college collections, and my hope is that 
some day the Masque and Gown of Bowdoin Col- 



lege will be famous for its Joseph Jefferson Li- 
brary and the use that it makes of it. 

I trust that my motive in making this communi- 
cation will not be misunderstood. I sincerely be- 
lieve that the Masque and Gown can be made one 
of the most unique and powerful college dramatic 
societies in America. Such a distinction can not 
be gained easily; the effort calls for hard work 
along many lines. I have merely tried to make a 
little start along one of the lines. 
Sincerely, 

A SENIOR. 



Y.M.C.A. NOTES 

This week Thursday at 7.00 p. m. in the Y. M. 
C. A. room Fred H. Rindge will speak on the 
"College Man and the Laborer." Mr. Rindge is 
a Columbia graduate who has been all over the 
country organizing industrial work. He has vis- 
ited all the other colleges in this state, and at 
Bates started many classes in English for for- 
eigners. He will speak to the economics class, 
and investigate conditions here. Before the 
opening of the meeting Prof. Wa'ss will play two 
or three selections on an Ochestral loaned by Mr. 
Walker of Portland. 

There will be a meeting of the Y. M. C. A. 
Cabinet on Thursday at 8.00 p. m. at the house 
of Prof. McConaughy, 3A McClellan Street. 

This afternoon the Freshman Religious Com- 
mittee will collect old clothes and old magazines 
from the college and from the faculty. The 
clothing will be sent to Dr. Grenfell's Mission in 
Labrador to be used by the Labrador fishermen. 
The magazines will be sent to the state prison at 
Thomaston and to the Sailors' Mission at 
Charleston. 

Last evening the Committee of 79 organized at 
the Delta Upsilon house. Prof. McConaughy ex- 
plained the plans for the Fitch-Porter meetings, 
Jan. 7-1 1, and briefly reported for the committees 
organized — Publicity, Speakers, Meetings, Recep- 
tion, Attendance, Conference. President Hyde 
spoke briefly, emphasizing the opportunity these 
meetings present and the various activities of the 
Committee of 79. The officers are : chairman, 
Leigh ' 14; sub-chairmen, Simpson '14, McWil- 
liams '15, Brown '14, A. Merrill ' 14, MacCormick 
'15, and Foster '16. 



CORRECTION 

In the last number of the Orient, through in- 
adventure, History was left out of the list of de- 
partments in which majors may be taken. All 
courses in History and Political Science are to 
count for a major, except History 1 and 2. 



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Vol. XLIII DECEMBER 16, 1913 No. 22 

The Gift to Masque and Gown 

We print in this issue a communication from a 
prominent undergraduate sent to the Masque and 
Gown which will be read with interest and delight 
by all who have an interest in Bowdoin's dra- 
matics. The gift to the Club, which has been 
formally accepted, is unique and will have un- 
doubted benefits to dramatics and Masque and 
Gown in years to come. The suggestions for dra- 
matic activity at Bowdoin have been adopted by 
this year's organization as its definite program 
and will be followed as fully as may be. The im- 
provements noted can not be accomplished in one 
season but it is safe to assume that the impetus 
gained by the gift and accompanying letter will 
result in a higher tone in the club's activities this 
year and in the more distant future. In this con- 
nection we would add to the student body in gen- 
eral that such organizations are distinctly the in- 
terests of Bowdoin undergraduates ; that member- 
ship in them is always open ; that suggestions are 
always welcome. 



The Annual Collections 

To a large number of the undergraduate body 
who have not given the matter much thought, the 
collections taken by the Christian Association at 
Thanksgiving and Christmas and the old clothes 
collection may seem like formal, perfunctory 
"charity." There is, however, a real need for 
such gifts as the students make and the Associa- 
tion is performing a distinct service in organizing 
these contributions. For any who may have 
doubts as to the need served by our little gifts we 
commend an interview with the chairman of the 
committee in charge of distribution or an investi- 
gation of the use of the Christmas collection. In 
the past the best of spirit has been shown by the 
student body at such times and it is hoped that 
this year generosity and the spirit of Christmas 
will be more than ever evident. 



As to Gym Work 

Might we say just a word as to the change 
which is more than ever evident in the gymnasium 
work in our New Gym? With our splendid facil- 
ities, with instructors expert in their line and en- 
thusiastic, it is no wonder that there should be 
prevalent a notable improvement in the interest 
displayed by the students. There seems to be 
rapidly developing a new attitude toward this 
part of our curriculum and many can be found 
who are glad that there is four years of compul- 
sory work in this department. As has been said 
so often we get out of this work just what we 
put into it and when good physical development 
is so much worth while, why should we not all 
be anxious to put into the obtaining of it the re- 
quired interest and enthusiasm ? 



REV. CHAUNCEY GOODRICH, NEW PASTOR 

The intimate connection of the Church on the 
Hill with the College makes the news of the com- 
ing of Reverend Chauncey W. Goodrich to this 
church of interest to Bowdoin men. 

Mr. Goodrich comes to Brunswick highly rec- 
ommended by all who have come in touch with 
him. He graduated from Yale in 1886 and for 
one year after that, served as graduate secretary 
of the Yale Y. M. C. A. He was first assistant 
pastor of the Madison Square Presbyterian 
Church, New York, next he was at Orange, N. J., 
for a period of six years, and then became pastor 
of the Bolton Avenue Presbyterian Church in 
Cleveland, Ohio, where he remained for three 
years. For nearly six years following he was 
pastor of the American Church in Paris. 

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and since then has been assistant pastor of the 
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York 
City. 

Mr. Goodrich seems admirably fitted for the 
pastorate of this church and for work in a col- 
lege town. 



0tlu& ano Council Meetings 

On Friday, Dec. 12, the Classical Club held its 
second meeting of the year. There was an open 
illustrated lecture on Athens in the Classical 
room by Dr. Arthur Cooley who has travelled ex- 
tensively in Greece. After the lecture the mem- 
bers of the Classical Club met at Professor 
Nixon's where they held a short business meeting 
and informally met Dr. Cooley. Professors John- 
son and Ham were guests of the club at this 
meeting. 

The Chemical Club held a meeting in the Chem- 
istry lecture hall on Friday evening. The subject 
of the address was Photography. Dr. Cram lec- 
tured on Direct Positive Development; Adams '14 
spoke on Color Photography, and Dr. Loomis 
gave a brief description of the Eastman Kodak 
Company's laboratories. 

The Biology Club will meet Thursday evening 
at 8.00 o'clock in the lecture room. Professor 
Moody will give an illustrated talk on his expe- 
riences in the woods of Northern Maine. 

Owing to the fact that a banquet was held at 
the opening meeting of the Deutscher Verein, 
which met at Prof. Ham's house, and at which 
the club was reorganized, the annual banquet, 
held in former years at the Eagle Hotel, will be 
abandoned. 

The Athletic Council, at a meeting last week, 
approved of an alumni baseball game to be played 
in Commencement Week, and of the Tufts foot- 
ball game in Medford as the last game of our 
season. The Council was in favor of a tennis 
tournament with Tufts, but this is yet to be ap- 
proved of by the faculty. The sentiment of the 
Council was opposed to the inter-fraternity track 
meets. The outdoor interscholastic meet is to be 
held on Memorial Day. 



fl>tt tU Campus 

Bate '15 has left College. 

Hagar '13 was in Chapel Sunday. 

Cressey '12 was on the campus Friday. 

The musical clubs' picture was taken yesterday. 

Dune's derby did a dandy dip in Chapel Sun- 
day. 

The Friars will hold their annual fall banquet 
at Riverton Saturday night. 



Genthner '11, who is now teaching at Green- 
ville, was at College Saturday. 

The attendance at the Freshman-Sophomore 
debate Friday night was the largest ever. 

The election of football manager and assistant 
manager will be postponed until after the Christ- 
mas vacation. 

Dan Coogan, who last year coached the Bow- 
doin baseball team to a state championship, has 
signed up with Georgetown for the season. 

Manager Floyd has arranged the following 
dates for the fencing team : Feb. 20, Harvard, at 
Cambridge; Feb. 28, Williams, at Williamstown.. 

The man who told the Dean that Chem. I is ai 
cinch course has taken out a life insurance policy- 
since the discussion of the Atomic Theory yester- 
day. 

The last of the series of readings given by Pro- 
fessor Davis will be Monday night. The subject 
will be ''The Christmas Carol." The public is in- 
vited. 

The next College preacher will be Rev. Albert 
Parker Fitch, D.D., of Cambridge, Mass., who 
will speak in Chapel on Jan. 11 in connection with 
the Fitch-Porter meetings. 

At a recent meeting of the Society of Colonial 
Wars in Boston, an address on "The Bowdoin 
Family" was given and several articles belonging 
to Governor Bowdoin's family were exhibited. 

Lewis '15 and Robinson '15 have put on the 
market two calendars with pictures of the foot- 
ball team on them. One is in the shape of a foot- 
ball and has been described as "beautifully 
bizarre." 

There will be a meeting of the Junior class be- 
fore the recess to elect the fifth member of the 
Assembly Committee, to vote on Ivy Day and 
Bugle assessments, and to vote on the payment of 
the manager. 

The following men from the College were in 
the Mikado chorus: West '15, Fuller '16, Shea 
'14, Eaton '14, Rollins '15, Melloon '15, Evans '15, 
Ramsey '15 and Woodman '16. Fuller '16 took 
the part of Pish Tush in the production. 

There will be no issue of the Orient on Tues- 
day, Dec. 23, or on Jan. 6. The issues are limited 
in number per volume to 32. The current issue 
is the 22nd and the last ten will probably appear 
on Jan. 13, 20 and 27, Feb. 10, 17 and 24, March 
3, 10, 17 and 24. 

Soccer will take a place among interclass sports 
at Bowdoin. Opportunity will be given the fel- 
lows to get acquainted' with the game every Sat- 
urday. The present plan is for Coach Magee to 
pick a team from each class to play for the cham- 
pionship. A cup will be given to the winners. 



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The Christmas collection will be taken after 
Chapel next Sunday, Dec. 21. The money will be 
used to give a Christmas to thirty or forty poor 
Brunswick children who would not get it other- 
wise. The celebration will be held Dec. 26 in the 
court-room. The money will be used to buy toys, 
shoes, rubbers, etc. 

On Wednesday evening, Jan. 7, there will be a 
reception in Memorial Hall for the whole college. 
The speakers will be President Hyde, Jack Hur- 
ley '12, Bill MacCormick ' 12 and Dave Porter '06 
They will speak on the general topic, "If I Were 
a Bowdoin Undergraduate." There will be spe- 
cial music and refreshments. 

At the December monthly banquet in Portland 
of the Western Maine Association of Theta Delta 
Chi, the following Bowdoin men were present : 
Walter P. Perkins '80, Joseph B. Reed '83, Dr. 
Francis J. Welch '03, Leon H. Smith '10, James 
F. Hamburger '10, George F. Cressey '12, Stanley 
F. Dole '13, Earl B. Tuttle '13, S. L. Mountfort 
'-'14 and D. K. Merrill '15. 



aOitt) tf)e jFacuItp 

Professor Cram is doing analysis work in con- 
nection with the noted murder in Gardiner. 

Doctor Gross delivered an address before the 
Portland Society of Natural History last evening. 

Professor Hutchins gave a very interesting ad- 
dress before the St. Paul's Church Men's Club 
last Tuesday evening. He described a five weeks' 
walking trip of about 350 miles through the Aus- 
trian Tyrol which he and Mrs. Hutchins took. He 
showed many lantern slides made from photo- 
graphs of the country. 

Professor Wass deserves great praise for the 
splendid work done by the chorus in "The Mi- 
kado," under his training and direction. 

A committee of which Dean K. C. M. Sills is 
chairman, is investigating the situation regard- 
ing the teaching of Greek in the Maine fitting 
schools. The other members of the committee 
are Professor Clarence H. White of Colby, Pro- 
fessor George M. Chase of Bates, Professor J. H. 
Huddilston of the University of Maine, and Miss 
E. R. Knowlton of Coburn Classical Institute. 
The committee plans to look into the matter thor- 
oughly and will submit its report to the classic 
department of the Maine Teachers' Association. 
The report will also be published. In the mean- 
time the committee would 'be glad to receive sug- 
gestions or comments from any one who is in- 
terested in the subject at hand. 



Cfte Dt&er Colleges 

The University of Wisconsin Dramatic Society 
is planning to stage six plays this winter. 

The Yale University Library, containing 600,- 
000 volumes, is the largest college library in 
America. 

Pennsylvania students sign this pledge at the 
top of all test sheets: "I have neither given nor 
received information during this test." 

Brown is having much trouble organizing its 
inter-class basketball league. Thus far the Soph- 
omores are the only class which has been organ- 
ized. 

Five thousand students from eight hundred col- 
leges and universities in the United States and 
Canada are expected to attend the convention of 
the Student Volunteer Movement for foreign 
missions, which will meet in Kansas City on 
December 31 for a five-day session. Among the 
prominent men who will address the convention 
are William Jennings Bryan, Secretary of State, 
and John R. Mott, who declined the appointment 
of Minister to China. 



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Jan. 
6. 



CALENDAR 

9. Fencing Practice, New Gymnasium, 5.30. 
Biology Club Meeting, Lecture Room, 8 p. m. 
Y. M. C. A. Meeting 7 p. M. 
Y. M. C. A. Cabinet Meeting 8 p. m. 
Annual Dance Alpha Delta Phi. 
Beta Theta Pi Dance. 
Delta Upsilon Dance. 
Reading, Prof. Davis, Memorial Hall, 7.45 

p. m.j "The Christmas Carol." 
Theta Delta Chi Dance. 
Zeta Psi Dance. 

Christmas Vacation begins, 4.30 P. m. 
Kappa Sigma Dance. 

College opens, 8.20 a. m. 

Fitch-Porter Meetings. 
College Preacher at Church on the Hill. 

Pres. Albert Parker Fitch of Andover. 



Resolutions 

Hall of Alpha Delta Phi. 

December 15, 1913. 

It is with the deepest sorrow and regret that 
the Bowdoin Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi records 
the death of Brother Nathaniel Augustus Rob- 
bins of the Class of 1857. Brother Robbins was 
one of our oldest and most beloved alumni. 
Prominent in the War of the Rebellion, he after- 
ward remained a loyal servant to his country. 

Therefore be it 

Resolved. That the chapter, feeling deeply its 



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loss, extend its sympathy to his bereaved family 

and friends. 

George Franklin Eaton, 

Samuel West, 

Willard Paine Woodman, 

For the Chapter. 

Hall of Theta of Delta Kappa Epsilon 
Dec. 12, 1913. 
Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon hears 
with deep regret of the death of the Hon. Enoch 
Foster of the Class of 1864. Brother Foster has 
been prominent in Maine politics as a state sena- 
tor, but he is best known through his legal work. 
He is also well known as a justice of the Supreme 
Judicial Court of Maine from 1884 to 1898. Since 
that time he has been a prominent lawyer in Port- 
land. 

The Chapter expresses its sorrow at the loss 
of one of its noted alumni, and extends its sin- 
cere sympathy to his wife and son. 

Arthur S. Merrill, 
Joseph C. MacDonald, 
Laurence Irving, 

For tlie Chapter. 

Hall of Theta of Delta Kappa Epsilon 
Dec. 12, 1913. 
It is with profound regret that the Theta Chap- 
ter of Delta Kappa Epsilon hears of the death of 
John Green Wight of the Class of 1864. Brother 
Wight has been well known as a teacher for many 
years. At different times he has been the princi- 
pal of schools in Bridgton, Worcester, Philadel- 
phia and New York. He has received the de- 
grees of A.M. and LL.D. from Bowdoin, and the 
degree of Ph.D. from Hamilton College. 

The Chapter wishes to express its sorrow at 
the passing of an alumnus who has done such 
noble work in education. 

Arthur S. Merrill, 
Joseph C. MacDonald, 
Laurence Irving, 

For the Chapter. 



alumni Department 

In the list of 'Alumni in Teaching" the follow- 
ing were omitted : D. O. S. Lowell '74, headmas- 
ter of Roxbury Latin School, Boston ; I. F. Mac- 
Cormick '00, Albany Academy, Albany, N. Y. ; 
D. E. MacCormick '03, Volkmann School,- Bos- 
ton; W. E. Dodge '13, Worcester Academy, Wor- 
cester, Mass.; J. C. Carr '13, Wilbraham Acad- 
emy, Wilbraham, Mass. The Orient will be glad 
to add to this list from time to time as omissions 
are noted. 

'57. — The Rev. Thomas Kimball Noble, one of 
the oldest Congregational clergymen of the coun- 



try, died at his home in Washington, Oct. 22, af- 
ter an illness of about six weeks. Dr. Noble was 
a native of Norway, Me., and had lived in Wash- 
ington more than ten years. He was eighty-one 
years old. 

Dr. Noble was educated at the Norway Lib- 
eral Institute and at Bowdoin College, and was 
graduated at Bangor Theological Seminary dur- 
ing the Civil War. He was at the front for a 
while. After graduation he was ordained pastor 
of the Congregational Church at Winthrop, Me., 
but soon commenced service in the United States 
Christian Commission, first as a delegate, then as 
an agent. Later he was a chaplain in the Union 
Army. 

After the war he became chief superintendent 
of the educational work of the Freedman's Bu- 
reau in Kentucky. In 1869 Dr. Noble became pas- 
tor of the Pilgrim Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and 
while there was secretary for Ohio of the Na- 
tional Church Building Society. In 1872 he ac- 
cepted the pastorate of the Plymouth Church, in 
San Francisco, where he served fourteen years. 

Dr. Noble resigned his pastorate in 1886 and 
traveled abroad, later coming to Washington, 
where he acted as pastor of the Eastern Presby- 
terian Church. In 1890 he became pastor of the 
First Congregational Church of Norwalk, Conn., 
and remained there ten years. After leaving Nor- 
walk in 1900, Dr. Noble traveled in Europe and 
in the Holy Land, and then came to Washington. 
Dr. Noble leaves a wife, Mrs. Esther Frothing- 
ham Bradbury Noble, and a daughter, Mrs. Wini- 
fred W. Whitman, of Alameda, Cal. He was a 
member of the Grand Army of the Republic. 

'57. — Benjamin Wisner Pond, after a service 
of a little more than forty years in the United 
States Patent Office at Washington, resigned his 
position recently and received a personal letter 
from the President of the United States, express- 
ing his "appreciation of a long and valuable ser- 
vice, and of the high sense of public duty" that 
led him to retire. In his letter of resignation 
Pond had declared his belief that the important 
work of his division might be better handled by 
a younger man. 

President Wilson's letter said in part, "I learn 
that you have tendered your resignation as a 
member of the Examining Corps of the Patent 
Office on which you have served for more than 
forty years. It is a pleasure to me to express my 
appreciation of your long and valuable service, 
and of the high sense of public duty which now 
leads you to retire. * * * I hope you will derive 
pleasure and comfort from the good wishes of 
your associates which will follow you into your 
retirement." 



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Mr. Pond was born and prepared for college in 
Bangor, and after graduation at Bowdoin he fol- 
lowed his forbears into the ministry where for 
several years he filled the pulpits of certain Con- 
gregational churches in Maine, Massachusetts 
and Vermont. He had been graduated at the 
Bangor Theological Seminary in 1861. 

His health becoming impaired in ministerial 
work, he found it necessary to seek a change of 
scene and climate. Having received the appoint- 
ment of Supervisor in the educational work of the 
Freedman's Bureau at Washington, he spent some 
years in travelling through various sections of the 
South looking after the established schools for 
the colored people there. This work completed, 
he was hesitating about returning to the minis- 
try, when, chancing to be in Washington in 1873 
he called on his old college intimate, General Ellis 
Spear, Bowdoin '58, and an Overseer of the Col- 
lege, at that time Assistant Commissioner of Pa- 
tents and later Commissioner in Chief. Spear 
said to him : "Ben, in spite of all your ancestry, 
which suggests theology, you were born with the 
head of a mechanician, and you had better stop 
here and examine engineering patents. We want 
men who understand machinery, as I know you 
do." 

Out of thirty-three candidates who took the 
very severe examination for the position, four 
passed, Pond being one of them. He was at once 
appointed to the engineering division of the Pa- 
tent Office as third assistant examiner, and within 
four years, in August, 1877, was made primary 
examiner of the department over which he had 
full charge for thirty-six years with a reputation 
akin to fame. In commenting on Mr. Pond's re- 
tirement to the writer of this sketch, General 
Spear said : "His service and record in the Pa- 
tent Office during the forty years has been of the 
best, and a credit to Bowdoin College and his 
class." 

'64. — Dr. Wight and Judge Enoch Foster, who 
have just died, were classmates at Bowdoin and 
were the only representatives of their class at the 
Commencement of 1912. 

It is safe to say that during his forty-five years 
of active work in teaching, Dr. Wight's work was 
as successful and his personality as beloved as 
that of any secondary teacher in the country. 
Aside from his regular work, he found time to 
make excursions into the field of literature. Since 
he retired in failing health, he has edited a series 
of essays appended to his autobiography compiled 
during the active years of his life, and this last 
summer, he published a remarkable collection of 
quotations noted and collected during his fifty 
years of extended reading. While Dr. Wight's 



career is not as spectacular as that of some of 
Bowdoin's graduates, it is true that his sphere of 
usefulness is very great and that his personality 
will always live among those who knew him. 

'77. — Miss Marie Ahinghito Peary, known as 
the "snow baby," has just returned from a sum- 
mer spent in Geneva, Switzerland, where she has 
been studying. She is now with her parents, Ad- 
miral and Mrs. Robert Edwin Peary, who have 
taken a house for the winter at 1829 Belmont 
Road, Portland, Me. 

'77. — Curtis A. Perry spent a short time in 
Maine before going to San Francisco by the way 
of the Canadian Rockies. He was to sail the lat- 
ter part of November for Honolulu, where he is 
to spend the winter. Mr. Perry's bungalow in 
Bridgton has been closed but he is to return to 
Maine in time to superintend the spring planting 
of the Roadside Gardens, in which he is greatly 
interested. 

'05. — The Oxford University Press has recent- 
ly issued an edition of Theodore Storm's Pscyche, 
prepared for the use of college classes by Dr. 
Ewald Eiserhardt and Dr. Ray W. Pettengill, of 
Harvard. This attractive volume in blue has an 
interesting sketch of the author's life and literary 
career, a full vocabulary, scholarly notes, and a 
series of exercises in English for translation into 
German, based upon the text of the original. 

'05. — Ralph S. Robinson, principal for the past 
six years of Thomaston High School, died at his 
former home in Warren, Dec. 9, aged nearly 35. 
He belonged to Beta Theta Pi fraternity. After 
graduation he taught at the high school at North- 
east Harbor for nearly two years, and was then 
elected principal at Thomaston, where he was the 
organizer of the High School Alumni Associa- 
tion. He served for two terms as master of St. 
George Lodge A. F. & A. M., and was a member 
of Henry Knox Chapter, R. A. M., of Thomaston, 
and King Hiram Council, S. and S. M., of Rock- 
land. He is survived by his wife, formerly Julia 
Vinal. 

'09. — On Nov. 27 Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. 
Foss of Portland, Me., announced the engage- 
ment of their daughter, Miss Dorothy, to Ralph 
O. Brewster. Miss Foss is a graduate of Welles- 
ley in the class of 191 1. 

'13. — Two members of this class are doing good 
work in Worcester, Mass. Willis Elden Dodge is 
more than earning his salary at the Worcester 
Academy. Albert E. Parkhurst is learning the 
business of the Norton Company, the largest 
manufacturing concern of grinding wheels in the 
world, and one of the most efficiently managed 
concerns of any description in the country. 



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VOL XLIII 



BRUNSWICK, MAINE, DECEMBER 23, 1913 



NO. 23 



SENIORS ELECT OFFICERS 

At the elections of the Senior class held last 
Tuesday evening, Dec. 16, the following officers 
were elected : 

President Robert T. Weatherill 

Vice-President Robert D. Leigh 

Secretary and Treasurer Alfred E. Gray 

Class Marshal Elroy O. LaCasce 

Chaplain Arthur S. Merrill 

Opening Address George F. Eaton 

Orator Elwyn C. Gage 

Closing Address Ralph L. Buell 

Poet Kenneth A. Robinson 

Historian Louis A. Donahue 

Class Day Officers, Earl P. Thompson, Neal D. 

Tuttle, Lewis T. Brown, and William H. Cun- 

liffe. 



NEW QUILL BOARD ELECTED 

The election of the new Quill Board took place 
last night. The new members elected were : Dana 
K. Merrill '15 and Eric Achorn '17. These men 
with R. P. Coffin '15, will constitute the Board 
for the new year. The new Board will organize 
itself later and elect its chairman. Robert D. 
Leigh '14 was elected to the membership of the 
last year's Board. 



MUSICAL CLUBS READER CHOSEN 

The trials for Musical Clubs reader, which re- 
sulted in a tie between Kenneth A. Ramsey '15 
and Sherman Shumway '17, were held again De- 
cember 17 and resulted in the choice of Ramsey. 
The judges were Professors Hormell, Davis and 
Wass. Ramsey won the '68 Prize Speaking last 
year. 



FRATERNITIES HOLD CHRISTMAS DANCES 

Six of Bowdoin's eight fraternities had Christ- 
mas dances, — Alpha Delta Phi, Zeta Psi, Theta 
Delta Chi, Delta Upsilon, Kappa Sigma and Beta 
Theta Pi. The festivities were begun Friday 
evening by Alpha Delta Phi, Delta Upsilon and 
Beta Theta Pi, the remainder having their hops 
the first of this week. 

ALPHA DELTA PHI. 

Bowdoin Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi held its 



annual dance and house party Friday night. In 
the afternoon a formal reception was tendered to 
the guests in the chapter house on Maine street, 
while the dance was held in the evening in Pyth- 
ian hall. The hall was attractively decorated with 
the fraternity colors, green and white, while the 
dance orders bore the coat of arms embossed in 
green on white leather. Every active member of 
the chapter was present. 

Among the guests were: Misses Elizabeth 
Hall, Katherine Hall, Ruth Little, Dorothy 
Laughlin, Alberta Robinson, Margaretta Schuy- 
ler, Dorothy True and Emily Mansfield, all of 
Portland; E. Gale Littlefield, Eleanor Shaw and 
Elizabeth Thaxter, all of Bangor; Ethel Cochran, 
Louise Harriman, Katherine Torrey, Margaret 
Torrey and Dorothy Sewall, all of Bath; Marion 
Drew, Alexina LaPointe, Yvette LaPointe, Ellen 
Baxter, Frances Little, Marion Strout, Frances 
Skolfield, all of Brunswick ; Louise Marson of 
Boothbay Harbor ; Ouida Ward of Houlton ; Eve- 
lyn Pike of Lubec ; Catherine Webb of Bucks- 
port ; Catherine Robie of Gorham ; Lucie Barrows 
of Springvale ; Gertrude Lowell of Lowell, Mass. ; 
Ada Johnson of Auburn ; Claire Brown of Bos- 
ton ; Ida Rowe of Grand Rapids, Mich. ; and Har- 
old Marchette of Brunswick and Paul White '14 
of Indianapolis. Among the alumni present were 
Arthur L. Robinson '08 of New York City, and 
Lawrence W. Smith '13 of Portland. 

The patronesses were: Mrs. Charles C. Hutch- 
ins, Mrs. Alice C. Little, Mrs. William A. Moody, 
all of Brunswick, and Mrs. Arthur I. Pepper of 
Bath. 

The committee in charge consisted of : Pratt 
'14, chairman; McWilliams '15, Noble '16 and 
Ogle '17. 

Music was furnished by Stetson's orchestra of 
Brunswick. Grant of Lewiston catered. 

BETA THETA PI. 

Beta Sigma of Beta Theta Pi held its dance in 
the chapter house on McKeen street. Fir and 
holly, both symbolic of the Christmas season, fur- 
nished the principal decorations. Lovell's orches- 
tra of Brunswick furnished music. At intermis- 
sion a light lunch was served. 

The following committee had charge of the af- 
fair: Callahan '14, chairman; Nason '14, and' 



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Dalrymple '17. 

The patronesses were: Mrs. Alfred O. Gross 
of Brunswick and Mrs. Algernon G. Chandler of 
Brunswick. 

The guests of the evening were: Misses Flora 
Smardon, Marion Dunton, Louise Dutton, Ernes- 
tine Hall and Annie Brown, all of Portland; Miss 
Mary Elliott, Clara Ridley, Isabelle Palmer and 
Mrs. Willis E. Roberts, all of Brunswick; Marion 
Fischer, Olive Holway, Mildred Farrington, 
Hazel Gage, all of Augusta; Ruth Crane of Ma- 
chias, and Madeline Bird of Rockland. 

DELTA UPSILON. 

The Delta Upsilon dance was 1. eld in the dance 
hall of the fraternity house on Maine street. 
Tasteful decorations made the hall most attrac- 
tive. 

The patronesses of the evening were: Mrs. 
William Hawley Davis, Mrs. H. W. Allen, and 
Mrs. Samuel B. Furbish, all of Brunswick. 

The committee in charge was: Chase '14, Per- 
kins '15, Pettingill '16, and Cormack '17. 

The guests were: Misses Erma Lary of Port- 
land, Helen York of Portland, Evelyn Swett, 
Helen Snow and Anne Hall, all of Brunswick; 
Bernice Williamson of Kingfield; Madeleine 
Winter of Kingfield; Theo Wilson of White 
Rock; Clara Parker of Goffstown, N. H.; Marion 
L. Tyler of Exeter, N. H.; Louise Harford of 
Saco; Emma Bailey of East Poland; Levon Pay- 
son of Southport; Mildred McFadden of Lubec; 
Virginia Dunn of Auburn; Ethel Pettingill of 
Lewiston; Bessie Hackett of Farmington; Golda 
Gushee of Farmington; and Fidelia Woodbury 
of Portland. 

Stetson's orchestra furnished music. Given of 
Brunswick catered. 

THETA DELTA CHI. 

The Eta Charge of the Theta Delta Chi fra- 
ternity held their annual Christmas dance in their 
Charge house Monday evening, December 2.2. 
The committee in charge was composed of Cole 
'14, Elwell '15, Livingstone '15 and Burr '16. 

The guests were the Misses Sally Kimball, 
Elizabeth Payson, Pauline Hyde, Margaretta 
Schuyler, Geraldine Wheeler, Gertrude King and 
Marie Heiber of Portland; Miss Margaret Stone 
of Wellesley, Mass. ; Miss Marie Fogg of West- 
brook; Miss Pauline Hatch of Bath; Miss Dor- 
othy Wilkins of Wakefield, Mass. ; Miss Frances 
Surette of Reading, Mass.; Miss Gladys Abbott 
of Bridgton; Miss Pauline Herring of Water- 
ville; Miss Marjorie Sprague of Somerville, 
Mass., and Misses Helen Moses and Katherine 
Torrey of Bath. 

Stetson's orchestra of Brunswick furnished the 



A Christmas dance was held at the Zeta Psi 
Chapter house on Monday evening, December 22. 
The guests were: Misses Gladys Burr, Dorothy 
Laughlin, Clara Jones, Asaphine Harvey, all of 
Portland; Misses Caroline Sparks, Bessie Locke, 
Gertrude Heath, Jennie Keene, all of Augusta; 
Miss Martha Feyler, Waldoboro; Misses Mar- 
jorie E. Bailey, Louise A. Bailey, both of Wis- 
casset ; Misses Helen Harrington, Margaret Day, 
Gladys Umberhind, Alexina LaPointe, Yvette La- 
Pointe, Lorette LaPointe, all of Brunswick. 

Other guests at the dance were : Mr. and Mrs. 
George F. Wilson '12 of Reading, Mass.; Harold 
P. Vannah '12 of Augusta; Raymond D. Kennedy 
'13, of Harrisburg, Penn.; Professor Paul Nixon 
and Professor Manton Copeland of Brunswick. 

The patronesses were: Mrs. Paul Nixon and 
Mrs. Manton Copeland of Brunswick, Mrs. Frank 
L. Ricker, Mrs. Harry H. Pease, Portland. 

Music for an order of twenty-two dances was 
furnished by Lovell's orchestra of Brunswick. 

The committee in charge was R. B. Soule '15, 
G. W. Ricker '15 and M. H. Kuhn '15. 

KAPPA SIGMA. 

The Kappa Sigma fraternity holds its annual 
Christmas dance tonight in Pythian Hall down- 
town. The patronesses are : Mrs. C. C. Hutch- 
ins, Mrs. R. J. Ham, Mrs. O. C. Hormell, Mrs. 
W. B. Moulton and Mrs. F. M. Stetson. The 
committee in charge of the dance, Foster '16, 
Moulton '15, Moran '17, have arranged a very 
novel effect of decoration for the hall, consisting 
of an arbor of serpentine paper in fraternity col- 
ors. The list of guests includes : Miss Olive H. 
Barnes, Miss Elizabeth Hobbs, Miss Annie F. 
Hodgkins, Miss Ina K. Nelson, Miss Margaret 
Morton, Miss Flora M. Somers, Miss Edith J. 
Somers, Miss Katherine Fox, of Portland; Miss 
Hazel Brett, Miss Verna A. Noyes, Miss Vertie 
E. Edwards, Miss Mary Malia, of Auburn; Miss 
Katherine Edgecomb, Miss Lillian F. Perkins, of 
Bath; Miss Evelyn A. Swett, Miss Lorette La- 
Pointe and Miss Isabelle Pollard, of Brunswick; 
Miss Jessie McMullen of Seattle, Wash.; Miss 
Helen Nye of Hallowell; Miss Clara B. Lilley of 
Lowell, Mass. ; Miss Esther A. Gillett of Haver- 
hill, Mass.; Miss Thelma Stubbs of North Yar- 
mouth; Miss Alice E. Simmons of Rockland. 



IBIS MEETING 

James Plaisted Webber, popular instructor of 
English at Phillips-Exeter Academy, comes to 
Bowdoin on January 6, 1914, the opening day of 
the new term, to give his recital on "Hamlet." 
The meeting is under the auspices of the Ibis and 



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is open to the public. Mr. Webber, since grad- 
uating from the College in 1900, has been very 
successful in interpretation of Shakespeare's 
plays. 



REVIEW OF NOVEMBER QUILL 
Some happy, far-off day when the literary in- 
terests of the College will seem of real import- 
ance to the undergraduate body, some day when 
the students of Bowdoin, recalling their literary 
heritage, will not feel agrieved if by some acci- 
dent a reading by a distinguished foreign poet is 
scheduled for an evening before a football game, 
some reviewer picking up the latest copy of the 
Quill may pen some such words as these : "The 
literary paper of the college seems to be making 
real progress : only the editorials are written by 
the editors." In the meantime, facing conditions 
as we find them and not shutting our eyes to the 
fact that very few men here care for literature, 
we should feel all the more grateful to the small 
gioup of editors who in the language of the first 
Quill editorial, dated January 1897, see k no empty 
praise, but aim "to rekindle the fast fading flame 
of Bowdoin's literary life, if such is capable of 
again burning brightly." To illustrate how much 
work has fallen to the editors, a hasty glance 
through the seven numbers of the present volume 
shows that of thirty-seven prose articles and 
poems, only five have been contributed by men 
who are not now, or who have not been editors of 
the Quill. Of these one is by a graduate, one by a 
senior. The contributions to the present volume 
from those of the three lower classes who are not 
on the board consist of one prose article and two 
sonnets. This is hardly a cheering record. 

In the face of such indifference the present 
board has done well indeed: it has maintained a 
high standard and has shown that its members 
possess versatility. The November Quill de- 
serves commendation. Mr. Robinson's work 
shows promise; and it is only fair to state here 
that his college friends hope to see him within the 
next few years win his spurs in the literary world 
beyond our college walls. The essay on Steven- 
son is thoughtful and mature and is another trib- 
ute to that admirable and courageous author who 
has won the affection of American youth. Gettys- 
burg is a longer poem than Mr. Robinson has so 
far printed in the Quill: it is on the whole admir- 
ably sustained and in many passages has the true 
lyrical lilt and real poetic imagination. The other 
piece of verse in this number is a sonnet by Mr. 
Achorn of real feeling and beauty. Mr. Sweet's 
Goodwin Prize Essay on Chesterton is rigorously 
phrased and makes excellent use of quotation. 



Mr. Gibson's story is well handled and interest- 
ing. It is pleasant to note throughout this num- 
ber a certain maturity of style, excellent literary 
taste and some unusually thoughtful and artistic 
work. 

When one reflects how excellent the Quill is, 
despite very few contributions and despite gen- 
eral undergraduate indifference, it is hard to re- 
frain from moralizing on what the Quill would be 
did it have the support to which both by its age 
and its work it is justly entitled. 

K. C. M. S. 



SOCIAL SERVICE WORK BEGINS 

One of the best things that the Y. M. C. A. has 
started for a long time was initiated last Thurs- 
day. Mr. Fred Rindge of New York came to 
College that day and ferreted out the needs of the 
mill people in Brunswick, Pejepscot, Lisbon Falls 
and Bath. In the forenoon he spoke before the 
Economics I class and outlined the needs of the 
laboring classes and how college men had met 
these problems in many college towns throughout 
the United States and Canada. In the evening he 
spoke at the Y. M. C. A. meeting and called for 
volunteers. He was met with an enthusiastic re- 
sponse and about forty men have signified their 
willingness to aid in the work he started. Classes 
in English for foreigners were started in Bruns- 
wick, Pejepscot and Bath. These will be ex- 
tended to Lisbon Falls where over two hundred 
people were found who wanted help along these 
lines. The mill hands in Brunswick were ex- 
tremely pleased with the first classes and wanted 
all the time the college men could give. In one 
case at Pejepscot there was a young man who 
could not understand a word of English. In one 
lesson he mastered several sentences to his great 
delight. In Brunswick men were started in classes 
of reading and writing and in mathematics. The 
class in mathematics asked the instructor, one of 
the students, how to solve many of the problems 
that come up in their work by short cuts in mathe- 
matics, and he was able to give them some very 
great assistance. The enthusiasm of the men was 
almost beyond belief. They have asked for 
classes twice a week. The committee in charge 
is the Social Service Committee of the Y. M. C. 
A., but the religious side is not emphasized in the 
classes as they are for instruction in English and 
allied subjects only. The committee expects to be 
able to use all the men interested for one hour 
each week after Christmas and any others who 
become interested. If the enthusiasm of the 
student teachers equals that of the men the 
classes will be a great success. 



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in the Interests of the Students of 

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Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 
John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

E. C. Hawes, 1916 

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alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
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All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
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Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII DECEMBER 23, 1913 No. 23 

1 

A Change in College Dances 

The Student Council made an important recom- 
mendation in regard to the college dances of the 
winter season. For the last few years the Junior 
Assemblies have been poorly attended and have 
been generally recognized as not very creditable 
social functions. They are class rather than col- 
lege dances and do little toward binding the stu- 
dent body together. They present a financial 
problem to each succeeding committee. The 
Council, therefore, has recommended that they 
be abolished. On the other hand, at present Bow- 
doin has no general student body dance. It has 
been the custom in many colleges to hold such 
a dance in honor of the football squad or athletic 
teams in general. These dances are judged by 
the undergraduates to be the best dances of the 
year, offering unusual advantages for social in- 
tercourse and fostering a healthy undergraduate 
spirit. Such a dance as has been recommended 
might be under the management of the Student 



Council or the Board of Managers of the A. S. 
B. C. We should suggest that it might be held in 
honor of all '"B" men. To take the place of the 
other Junior Assembly it has also been recom- 
mended that the Sophomore class give a hop. 
This would afford an opportunity for the under- 
classmen to engage in some activity as a class and 
would assure the function of a more general col- 
lege interest. These two changes seem to us to fill 
a distinct need as well as a substitute for uniform- 
ally mediocre social affairs. The one requisite, 
however, for the success of the change is that 
these two dances should be held in the New Gym- 
nasium. The All-Bowdoin Athletic Dance would 
not interfere in any way with gymnasium work, 
coming as it does during the football season and 
the one Sophomore hop occurring in March or 
April might well be tolerated from the gymnas- 
ium point of view as a concession to that large 
body of Bowdoin undergraduates and alumni who 
looked forward to the new gymnasium with the 
idea that it should furnish a suitable building for 
social affairs. It is hoped that the recommenda- 
tion will be adopted next year by those concerned. 



A Singing College 

The one outstanding undergraduate opportun- 
ity emphasized at the recent meeting of the Stu- 
dent Council was the development of college sing- 
ing and cheering. It is recognized that we do not 
know our songs, that we do not cheer as we ought 
to, that these elements are valuable mediums for 
the transmission of' college spirit to the new 
Bowdoin men. The desire exists among nearly 
all of us to develop this side of our student life, 
but as yet the proper combination for such devel- 
opment has not yet been discovered. The Snow 
Song Cup and the class song competition seem to 
offer the opportunity and to the end that the com- 
petition may be a part of the Ivy exercises and a 
feature which Bowdoin will be proud of, those in 
charge have made plans for class and college 
sings during; the coming months. 



Tradition and Its Value 

That Bowdoin undergraduates are willing to 
give up time-worn traditions when they do not 
square with present demands and wants has been 
shown twice in the past fortnight. First in the 
vote of the Senior Class to reorganize the Pipe of 
Peace custom at Commencement so as to abolish 
the un-hygienic features. The second instance 
was the recommendation to do away with the 
Junior Assemblies. This is a healthy sign, this 
willingness to cut away the useless part of our 
customs. 



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Editorial Note 

There will be no regular issue of the Orient 
on the Tuesday following the opening of college 
after the holidays. A special issue of the Orient, 
however, will be published on this date under the 
direction of the Christian Association to bring 
before our readers important facts in connection 
with the big Fitch-Porter meetings. 



'17; won by Fox, Balfe second; time, 34-5 sec- 
onds. 



FRIARS BANQUET AT RIVERTON 

The Friars, the Junior society, held its annual 
fall banquet at Riverton last Saturday evening. 
No new members were initiated. Those present 
were: Kern '12, C. Brown '14, LaCasce '14, L. 
Donahue '14, Elwell '15, MacCormick '15, Mac- 
Donald '15, McWilliams '15 and Stone '15. 



FIRST PRACTICE TRACK MEET 

Members of the track squad had a practice 
track meet in the gym Saturday afternoon, under 
•the management of Coach Magee. Short sprints 
on the dirt floor of the Athletic Building were the 
features. Phil Fox '14 was the brightest star. The 
' results : 

Preliminaries: Heat 1 — Moulton '16, Richard- 
son '15, Loeffler '14, McKenney '15; won by Rich- 
ardson, McKenney second; time, 41-5 seconds. 
Heat 2 — Pettingill '16, Sampson '17, Bond '17, Mc- 
Elwee '16; won by Bond, McElwee second; time, 
4 1-5 seconds. Heat 3 — Corbett '17, Pierce '17, 
Powers '16, Fenning '17; won by Powers, Pierce 
second; time, 4 seconds. Heat 4 — -Foster '16, 
Floyd '15, Fillmore '17, Hargraves '16; won by 
Floyd, Hargraves second ; time, 4 seconds. Heat 
5 — Balfe '17, A. Stetson '15, Eastman '15 ; won by 
Balfe, Stetson and Eastman tied for second; time, 
4 seconds. Heat 6 — Crosby '17, Sayward '16, Fox 
'14; won by Fox, Crosby second; time, 4 seconds. 

Second Round: Heat 1 — Stetson '15, Fox '14, 
McKenney '15; won by Fox, McKenney second; 
time, 4 seconds. Heat 2 — Eastman '15, Floyd '15, 
Richardson '15, Bond '17; won by Floyd, Richard- 
son second ; time, 4 seconds. Heat 3 — Powers 
'16, Crosby '17, McElwee '16; won by Powers, 
Crosby second; time, 4 seconds. Heat 4 — Balfe 
'17, Hargraves '16, Pierce '17; won by Balfe, 
Pierce second ; time, 4 seconds. 

Semi-Finals for Second Place Men: McKen- 
ney '15, Richardson '15, Crosby '17, Pierce '17; 
won by Richardson; time, 41-5 seconds. 

Semi-Finals: Heat 1 — Fox '14, , Floyd '15, 
Powers '16; won by Fox; time, 4 seconds. Heat 
2 — Balfe '17, Richardson '15, McElwee '16; won 
by Balfe ; time, 4 seconds. 

Finals: Fox '14, Balfe '17, Fillmore '17, Pierce 



INTERSCHOLASTIC DEBATING LEAGUES 

Owing to the large number of schools which ap- 
plied for admission, there will be two Bowdoin 
Interscholastic Debating Leagues this year, for 
the first time in the history of the organization. 
League One is made up of Portland, Cony and*. 
Lewiston High Schools and Wilton Academy.. 
The schools in League Two are Westbrook, Ed- 
ward Little, Brunswick (and Biddeford High: 
Schools. The schools in League One comprised! 
the organization last year, but the unusual inter- 
est which was aroused among the fitting schools 
during the fall resulted in the formation of an- 
other division. 

The question to be debated is : Resolved, That 
the Monroe Doctrine Should Be Formally Re- 
tracted. Friday evening, March 6, has been set 
as a tentative date for all the debates. Portland 
will meet Cony in Portland, and Lewiston will 
face Wilton in Lewiston. In League Two, West- 
brook will meet Edward Little in Westbrook, and 
Brunswick will face Biddeford in Biddeford. 
The two winners in each league will meet here 
separately about the first of April, and the mem- 
bers of the winning team in each league will 
probably be presented with the customary silver 
cups. No plans have been made for bringing the 
final winners together, to decide the champion- 
ship of the two leagues, but if the champions of 
each organization should prefer to clash, arrange- 
ments would probably be made to that effect. The 
choice of sides for the preliminary debates will 
be announced later. 

The leagues are supervised by the Bowdoin 
Debating Council, and the committee in immed- 
iate charge is made up of Charles H. Bickford 
'14, chairman; Vernon W. Marr '14 and George 
H. Talbot '15. 

The coaches of the several teams, who are 
members in the debating course given by Profes- 
sor William Hawley Davis, are as follows : Port- 
land High, Charles H. Bickford; Cony High, 
Aaron W. Hyler '15; Lewiston High, William G. 
Tackaberry '15; Wilton Academy, Leon F. Dow 
'15; Brunswick High, Francis P. McKenney '15; 
Biddeford High, Kendrick Burns '14; Edward 
Little High, George W. Bacon '15; Westbrook 
High, George H. Talbot '15. 

The championship of the Interscholastic Debat- 
ing League for six years has been won as fol- 
lows: 1913, Lewiston High; 1912, Lewiston High; 
1910, Portland High; 1909, Portland High; 1908, 



i86 



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Portland High; 1907, Lewistofli High. Portland 
High did not enter the league tfffifcil 1908. 

JUNIORS ELECT TO ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE 

At a meeting of the Junior class, feeM Friday 
noon in the Boxing room, Leslie N. Stetson was 
elected the fifth member of the AsseimMy Com- 
mittee. The class voted a Bugle assessment of 
$10.00 and an Ivy assessment of $10.00. It was 
voted to allow the manager of the Bugle net over 
$40.00 and the assistant manager not over 2£20,oo,. 



THE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION 
After Sunday Chapel the Social Service Comi- 
.anttftee itook up a collection to give a Christmas to- 
-some of the poor people of Brunswick. Twenty 
dollars amd ninety-four cents were collected. The- 
money will be used in giving a Christmas tree to' 
the j>oor people in the Town Hall Tuesday night 
un conjunction with several of the benevolent so- 
cieties of the town. 



REPORT OF FOOTBALL MANAGER 

RECEIPTS j 

A.S.B.C. appropriation.... $160000 

Loan from Athletic Council 175 00 
New Hampshire State game 

—gate 77 00 : 

Wesleyan game — guarantee 350 00 

Trinity game: — gate 115 50 

Vermont game — guarantee 384 00 
Colby game — 1 / 2 net gate. . 290 99 
Bates game — */> net gate. . 373 81 
Maine game — gate, grand- 
stand and bleachers 2355 j-j 

Tufts game — gate 805 50 

Total receipts for season $65 2 7 57 

EXPENDITURES 

Loan from Athletic Coun- 
cil, paid $175 °o 

New Hampshire State game 

— guarantee 75 00 

New Hampshire State game 

■^-10 per cent, gate to ; •*' 

Athletic Council 15 22 

New Hampshire State game 

— expenses 57 9° 

Wesleyan trip — expenses.. 387 52 

Trinity game — guarantee . . 300 00 
Trinity game — 10 per cent. 

gate to Athletic Council 42 40 

Trinity game — expenses... 116 80 

Vermont trip — expenses . . . 352 1 1 

Colby game — expenses 101 47 

Bates game — expenses 74 80 

Maine game — Y> gate to U. 



&§ Me 959 72 

Maiise' game — 10 per cent. 

gat* to Athletic Council , 715 12 
Maine game — expenses of 

game 184 06 

Tufts game- — guarantee... 225 00 
Tufts game — expenses and 

trip 205 73 

Tufts game — banquet 62 07 

Coach and trainer, includ- 
ing expenses 727 50 

Equipment (net) 499 63 

Equipment — repairs 29 49 

Training table (net) 7 5° 

Tape, rub, druggist supplies 63 25 

Laundry — towels 25 74 

Stationery, bill heads 11 00 

Postage T 4 93 

Telegrams and telephones 7 24 

Express and drayage 17 50 

Deficit, Hebron trip 12 00 

Incidentals 42 08 

Total expenditures 1913 

season $5507 78 

Deficit from 1912 season. . 1019 79 

— $6527 57 

ASSETS 

None. 

LIABILITIES 

Balance Wright & Ditson 

bill $97 64 

19 sweaters with "B" for 

team 82 45 

Total liabilities $180 09 

Respectfully submitted, 

Robert D. Leigh, Mgr. 
Dec. 5, 1913. 

REPORT OF BALANCES OF GAMES 
receipts 

Vermont game $31 89 

Colby game 189 52 

Bates game 199 01 

Maine game 496 87 

Tufts 31270 

EXPENDITURES 

N. H. State game $71 12 

Wesleyan game 37 52 

Trinity gaune 343 70 

PROFIT ON 1913 SEASON 

SUMMARY 

Balance $1019 79 

Total liabilities 180 09 

Profit $839 70 

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vouchers of the Manager of the Football Associa- 
tion, and the foregoing is an accurate summary 
of his receipts and disbursements. 

Barrett Potter, 

Auditor. 
December 15, 1913. 



Cluo anO Council Meetings 

At a meeting of the Student Council, Wednes- 
day, Dec. 17, it was voted to hold the elections for 
manager and assistant manager of football next 
semester. The Student Council also voted to rec- 
ommend that the Junior Assemblies be given up 
as they have not proved very successful in the 
past, and to recommend in their place two other 
dances to be held in the course of the year. These 
would be a Sophomore dance and a dance after 
one of the football games in the fall, after the 
Maine game one year, and after the Bates game 
another year. The Council appointed the leader 
of the Glee Club as songmaster at general college 
gatherings in order to improve the singing. The 
rally committee is planning for many rallies dur- 
ing the coming winter. 

A meeting of the Y. M. C. A. Cabinet was held 
last Thursday evening at Professor McCon- 
aughy's house. The various committees reported 
and Mr. Rindge, Industrial Secretary of the In- 
ternational Y. M. C. A., spoke to the Cabinet. 

At a recent meeting of the Board of Managers 
it was voted to allow Manager Floyd of the Fen- 
cing team to use funds already conditionally ap- 
portioned to him at his discretion. 



Dn the Campus 

Gormley '16 has left College. 

Keene '17 has had tonsilitis. 

Files '08 was on the campus recently. 

The Cross-Country picture was taken Tuesday. 

Squanto Wilson '12 was back for the Zeta Psi 
dance. 

General Joshua Chamberlain is seriously ill at 
his home, and his recovery is doubtful. 

The list of teachers recently published in the 
Orient was intended to include only those in this 
state. 

Leadbetter '16 and' Barry '16 have been ap- 
pointed assistants in boxing by Instructor Ma- 
roney. 

A meeting of the Boston Alumni Association 
will be held at Young's Hotel, Boston, on Wed- 
nesday, January 14. 

The Carnegie Foundation recently announced 
Bowdoin and Dickinson as the two best small 
colleges in the country. 

Cartland '11 has been elected delegate to the 



annual National Convention of the Phi Chi fra- 
ternity. The convention is to be in St. Louis. 

Douglas '13, who is doing graduate work at 
Columbia, is captain of the University debating 
team. He also won the debating prize for highest 
excellence. 

Among those at Sunday Chapel were Warren 
Robinson '10, Barbour '12, Locke '12, Douglas '13, 
Sweet '13, Carr '13, Buck '13, Skolfield '13 and 
Kennedy '13. 

Tilton '13 and Barry '16 should have been in- 
cluded in the list of umpires in the Bowdoin In- 
terscholastic Baseball League printed in the 
Orient last week. 

Coach Clements, the new baseball coach, had 
the distinction at a meet in Cincinnati in 1907, of 
winning the world's championship as the fastest 
base-runner there. 

Although the Orient stated last week that 
there would be no issue today, advertising con- 
tracts call for 33 instead of 32 issues. Hence our 
appearance this noon. 

Leadbetter '16 is establishing a reputation as a 
strong man. His latest stunt is to lie face down 
with one man lying across his arms and another 
man on his back and then rise with both men. 

A new memorial window has been erected in 
the Chapel. It is a memorial to Albion Howe '61. 
The fund for the window was left in the will of 
his widow, and the matter was arranged by his 
brother, Lucian Howe '70. 

The 191 5 Bugle Board offers a free copy to any 
fellow who gets eight or more grinds by the Na- 
tional Board of Censorship. No reprints from 
the 1907 Peruna Almanac or the current volume 
of the Orient will be accepted. 

The following report from Orono should be of 
interest to various hop committees throughout the 
College : "University of Maine students must no 
longer indulge in the festive tango dance at any 
affair held under the auspices of the university, 
according to a decision just announced by a com- 
mittee of the faculty appointed for investigating 
the steps. All other modern rags are also pro- 
hibited, and staidness will be characteristic of the 
college affairs from now on." 

How that tango does travel ! 



mitt t|je jFacultp 

Professors Nixon and Woodruff will attend the 
meeting of the American Philological Society, 
which will be held in Cambridge, Dec. 29 to 
Jan. 1. 

Professors Ham and Davis will attend a meet- 
ing of the Modern Language Association in 
Cambridge. 



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Professor F. W. Brown, now on leave of ab- 
sence, is in Florence, where he is working at 
some Italian manuscripts in the various libraries 
of that city. 

President Hyde read a paper on College Fra- 
ternities before the Town and College Club of 
Brunswick on the evening of Friday, Dec. 19. 



CALENDAR 



23. Christmas Vacation begins, 4.30 p. m. 

Kappa Sigma Dance. 
Jan. 

6. College opens, 8.20 a. m. 
6-10. Relay practice, 4.30 p. m. 

Fencing practice, 5.30 p. m. 

6. Recital on Hamlet, by James Plaisted Web- 

ber '00, 8.00 p. m. Memorial Hall. 
7-1 1. Fitch-Porter Meetings. 

7. College Reception, Memorial Hall. 
9. Musical Clubs Concert, Freeport. 

10. Illustrated lecture on Roman Africa, by 

Adeline Belle Hawes, Wellesley College. 
Memorial Hall. 

11. College Preacher at Church on the Hill, 

Pres. Albert Parker Fitch of Andover. 



Resolutions 

Hall of Kappa of Psi Upsilon. 

December 20, 1913. 
Kappa Chapter of Psi Upsilon expresses its 
deepest sorrow for the death of Brother Warren 
Oscar Plimpton of the class of 1882. Always 
loyal to the fraternity, he has proved at all times 
a true brother. Therefore be it 

Resolved, That we express our sympathy to his 
bereaved family and that a copy of these resolu- 
tions be placed in our archives. 

Earl Farnsworth Wilson, 
Albion Keith Eaton, 
Dwight Harold Sayward, 

For the Chapter. 



Hall of Kappa of Psi Upsilon. 
In the death of Rev. Thomas Kimball Noble of 
the class of 1857, the Kappa Chapter of Psi Up- 
silon has lost one of its oldest members. Devoted 
to the service of his country and his God, Brother 
Noble earned the respect of his fellow men 
throughout the country. Therefore be it 

Resolved, That our regret for his death be ex- 
pressed in this manner, and that a copy of these 
resolutions be sent to his wife and daughter. 
Earl Farnsworth Wilson, 
Albion Keith Eaton, 
Dwight Harold Sayward, 

For the Chapter. 



Beta Sigma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi hears 
with deep regret of the death of Ralph Sylvester 
Robinson of the class of 1905. Brother Robinson 
has been principal of Thomaston High School for 
the last six years. During this time he has been 
faithfully devoted to his work. Therefore be it 

Resolved, That the Chapter expresses its deep- 
est sympathy to his wife and friends, to whom he 
has endeared himself by his sterling character 
and fidelity. 

Evan A. Nason, 
George W. Bacon, 
Chauncey A. Hall, 
For the Chapter. 



alumni Department 

'00. — The marriage of John Russell Bass of 
Wilton, Me., to Miss Alice Mary Ness of Howick, 
Quebec, took place at "Braemar," the home of the 
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ness, Sept. 
17. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. 
George Whilans, pastor of the Georgetown Pres- 
byterian Church. 

The bride was attended by her sister, Mrs. R. 
Brodie Anderson, of Winnepeg, matron of honor, 
and Miss Ethel Allen of Montreal, as maid of 
honor. The best man was George C. Wheeler, 
Esq., 'pi, of Portland, Me. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bass returned from a trip to 
Europe about Nov. 1, and are located at Wilton, 
Me., where Mr. Bass is connected with the G. H. 
Bass & Co., manufacturers of sportsmen's and 
river drivers' shoes. 

'01. — George R. Gardner's decision last month 
to decline an election as principal of Cony High 
at Augusta was the source of much gratification 
to all those interested in the welfare of the Bruns- 
wick High School. Mr. Gardner has been prin- 
cipal of that school for the past three years, dur- 
ing which he has won many friends there. 

'06. — Charles A. Houghton was married Nov. 
26, 1913, to Grace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. 
Robert Wheat Carr, of Manchester, N. H. 

'07. — Miss Louise Estelle Gartley of Bangor, 
and Mr. Robert A. Con)', Jr., of Augusta, were 
united in marriage Nov. 26 at the home of the 
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gartley. 

The groom is a member of the Delta Kappa 
Epsilon fraternity. He is also a member of the 
Kennebec County Bar Association, having been 
admitted to the Maine Bar following a course of 
study at Washington, D. C, while in the capital 
city as private secretary to Senator Burleigh 

Mr. and Mrs. Cony have left for Washington, 
D. C, where they will spend the winter, being at 
home there after Tan. I. 



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VOL. XLI1I 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, JANUARY 13, 1914 



NO. 24 



'68 PRIZE SPEAKING 
The Class of '68 Prize Speaking Contest will 
be held on Monday evening, January 19, in Me- 
morial Hall at 8 o'clock. The judges have not 
yet been announced but the speakers will be Gage, 
Gray, Leigh, Newcombe, Robinson, and Simpson. 
The men are selected by the faculty from men 
recommended by Professor Mitchell. The parts 
which they present are original. 



MUSICIANS TRAVEL 



The Musical Clubs leave Thursday for their 
first trip. They will be at Pittsfield Thursday 
evening, Bangor Friday evening, and Hallowell 
Saturday evening. 

The following men will make the trip : 

Glee Club — First tenor, Card '15, Shea '14, 
Melloon '15, Wilson '14, Rollins '15; second tenor, 
West '15, McKenney '15, Cristy '15, Evans '15;' 
first bass, Fuller '16, Ramsay '15, Woodman '16, 
Allen '15; second bass, Eaton '14, Monroe '14, 
U. Merrill '16, Parmenter '16. 

Mandolin Club — Barton '14, Little '16, Hall '16, 
Stratton '16, Russell '14, Tuttle '14, McCargo '14, 
Elwell '15, Standish '14, Kelley '16, Nason '14, 
True '17, Lappin '15, Thompson '14, Parmenter 
'17- 



THE B.A.A. RELAY DIFFICULTY 

Following the plan laid by George V. Brown of 
the B.A.A. , Bates, Bowdoin, Maine and Colby 
were to have run a four-cornered race in Boston 
Feb. 7. This preliminary arrangement, however, 
was without the consent of the Bowdoin manage- 
ment, and it has met with objection from our 
management. 

Up until last year, Bowdoin has generally run 
some out-of-the-state college, usually Tufts or 
Vermont. Last year, in answer to a virtual chal- 
lenge from the University of Maine, Bowdoin 
took on that college, although believing that the 
athletic interests of each college could best be 
furthered by a race with some' college not in 
Maine s -and that a race between Bowdoin and 
Maine, if desired, could be arranged nearer home. 

Manager Koughan has made the following 
statement in regard to the state race: 



"Bowdoin is not afraid of the other Maine col- 
leges and is willing to run them in a relay race 
but not under the conditions as laid down by the 
management of the B.A.A. Bowdoin has ex- 
pressed a willingness to run the University of 
Maine, although that institution has, according to 
the dopesters, the most promising relay team in 
the state. Bowdoin is also willing to run in a 
four-cornered race in which the teams shall run 
two at a time, the winners of the preliminary 
races to run in a final for the state championship. 
Bowdoin is not willing, however, to run with 
three other teams on the track at the same time, 
the track at the Mechanics Building being unsuit- 
ed for such a race. The judgment of Bowdoin in 
this matter is backed by similar action at Holy 
Cross, Fordham, Georgetown and Boston College, 
which institutions unanimously refuse to run in a 
four-cornered race." 

The Athletic Council made its decision at a 
meeting late Monday. 



TOM McCANN TO RETURN 

Football men and Bowdoin men in general are 
glad to hear that Tom McCann is to coach the 
football team again next fall. Those who watched 
his work this year are confident of his ability to 
turn out a successful team. The experience 
gained in his first year of college coaching will be 
used to great advantage, while the acquaintance 
of the fellows with his methods will greatly facili- 
tate his work. He will probably begin his duties 
about Sept. 14. 



DEBATING NEWS 



The question for the Wesleyan-Hamilton- 
Bowdoin debate this year is, Resolved: That a 
Federal Commission should be established for the 
regulation of trusts. The date has not been set as 
yet. 

The trials for the Bradbury debate will be held 
on Friday, January 23, in Memorial Hall. Each 
man will be allowed five minutes. The trials are 
open to all members of the college. The debate 
itself will take place on March 25 and the subject 
in both trials and debate will be 1 the one given 
above. 



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PUBLIC DEBATE IN ENG. 6 

This evening at 6.45 there will be a debate in 
Memorial Hall by men taking English 6. This 
debate is open to the public. The question to be 
debated is the same as that to be debated in the 
Interscholastic Debating League, Resolved : That 
the Monroe Doctrine should be Formally Retract- 
ed. The affirmative will be supported by G. A. 
Hall '15, Kuhn '15 and LaCasce '14, while H. E. 
Allen '15, Keegan '15 and Marr '14 will support 
the negative. Other public debates will be held 
on Jan. 20 and 27. 



A RECITAL ON HAMLET 

On Tuesday evening, Jan. 6, in Memorial Hall, 
a small but very appreciative audience heard Mr. 
James Plaisted Webber, A.M., '00 of Exeter 
Academy give a recital on Hamlet. Mr. Webber 
is well known as a dramatic reader and has been 
a popular entertainer at Bowdoin on several oc- 
casions. He fascinated his audience by his inter- 
pretations of Hamlet, giving the play with the ex- 
ception of a few minor scenes only and taking all 
the parts himself. His work was particularly ef- 
fective in the ghost scene. Those who heard him 
are very grateful to the Ibis for bringing Mr. 
Webber here. 



MASQUE AND GOWN TRIPS 

The Masque and Gown will make its first trip 
to Bath this year, and trips to Rockland, Camden 
and Portland have also been arranged for. At 
present there are no other trips which are cer- 
tain, but as plans are already being laid for a trip 
to Massachusetts, the chances for such a trip 
seem very favorable. None of the dates have 
been decided. 



PRAY ENGLISH PRIZE 



The subject of the essay for the Pray English 
Prize has been announced as "The Tragic Ele- 
ment in Shakespearean Comedy." This is a prize 
of forty-five dollars given by Dr. Thomas J. W. 
Pray of the Class of 1844 and awarded to the best 
scholar in English literature and original English 
composition. 

The essays must not be more than four thou- 
sand words in length, and must be handed to Pro- 
fessor Elliott by May first. 



RELAY WORK PROGRESSING 

Since the Christmas holidays the relay squad 
has been practicing steadily. Coach Magee says 
the men have shown up well, are training con- 
scientiously and he is wholly satisfied with their 



work. There will be some sort of a meet every 
Saturday during the winter to train the men for 
the intercollegiate meets in the spring. The meet 
this coming Saturday will include mile, half-mile 
and quarter-mile runs, pole vault, shot put, broad 
jump, hurdles, relay races, and more soccer foot- 
ball. The following is a list of men on the relay 
squad: Eastman '15, Powers '16, Ireland '16, A. 
Stetson '15, L. Stetson '15, Balfe '17, Beal '16, 
Cormack '17, Richardson '15, Bond '17, Wing '15, 
Hall '16, Crosby '17, Roberts '15, Pierce '17, Man- 
nix '15, McElwee '16, Fuller '16, Bancroft '17, 
Swift '17, Robinson '17, Wyman '16, MacWilliams 
'15, Smith '15, Prescott '15, Fox '14, Wright '14, 
Pettingill '16, Weatherill '14. 



FENCING PRACTICE ON 

The fencing squad is working out daily under 
the coaching of Mr. Maroney, and at present the 
prospect for an excellent team seems very bright 
indeed. Of a large and enthusiastic body of as- 
pirants for places on the team, the following men 
show the greatest promise: Mitchell '14, Payson 
'14, Pope '14, Floyd '15, Porritt '15, Hargraves 
'16, Irving '16, Leadbetter '16 and Creeden '17. 

At present only two dates for meets are as- 
sured : one with Harvard for Feb. 20, and one 
with Williams for Feb. 28. Meets with the Pi- 
anelli Club and Yale are pending, but so far 
nothing can be said for certain about them. The 
trials for the team are yet to be held; probably 
they will come off either the last of this month or 
the first of February. 



BOWDOIN NIGHT 



Last Wednesday evening an enthusiastic rally 
was held in Memorial Hall and practically the 
whole College was there. Leigh '14 presided. 
The subject of the evening was, "If I Were a 
Bowdoin Undergraduate," and the speakers were 
Hurley '12, MacCormick '12, President Hyde and 
"Dave" Porter '06. Beside the speakers the Glee 
Club and the eats helped to make the meeting a 
live one. 

"Jack" Hurley spoke of the need of character 
for both efficiency and success. 

The Glee Club then made their first appearance 
for this season and sang the "Copper Moon" in 
fine style. 

"Bill" MacCormick spoke next and emphasized 
the need of raising the standard of thinking 
among men and of being proud of our Bowdoin 
heritage. Sam West and his trusty warblers 
again marched to the stage and enchanted us with 
the selection, "Rosalee." 



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President Hyde then told us what he would do 
if he were a Bowdoin undergraduate, giving some 
interesting ideas from his unique viewpoint. 

"Dave" Porter was the last speaker. He dwelt 
upon leading a complete life and showed how eas- 
ily we might neglect the moral side of our life 
while absorbed in the intellectual and physical 
development. 

"Bob" Leigh then urged those present to par- 
take of the hot dogs, doughnuts and coffee and af- 
ter much persuasion they licked the platter clean. 
With the singing by the fellows and by the Glee 
Club, the refreshments, and the strong speeches, 
the evening proved a very enjoyable one. 



FIRST SEMESTER BLANKET TAX 

As the new semester approaches with its prob- 
lem of the collection of the second half of the 
Blanket Tax, a review of what was accomplished 
this semester may be profitable. 

When the first semester began, there were 356 
students who could be taxed. At the present 
writing 330 men have paid the first semester's 
tax, or about 92 per cent, of the men in college 
when the college year began. On the "black 
list," the list of men who neither paid nor asked 
for an extension, there are nine names. There 
are fifteen men who asked for extensions but have 
not yet paid. Of the men who have left college, 
two had not paid the tax. 

To the fifteen men who asked for extensions 
and have not yet paid, a special appeal must evi- 
dently be made. Some men whose names are on 
the so-called "black list" are honestly and abso- 
lutely unable to pay. They are compelled by cir- 
cumstances to forfeit the right of membership in 
the A.S.B.C. and give up the privilege of partici- 
pating in Bowdoin activities. Among the men 
who asked for extensions, however, there are few 
of this class. A request for an extension is con- 
sidered the expression of an intention to pay at 
some future time. We cannot hold these men 
down to paying, for the obligation is moral rather 
than legal. We can only appeal to their appre- 
ciation of the democracy, fairness, and effective- 
ness of the Blanket Tax, and urge them to as- 
sume their fair share of the burden of supporting 
our various activities. We feel that such an ap- 
peal will not fail to impress itself on these men 
and bring them the realization of their duty to the 
rest of the student body. 

Board of Managers. 



The following courses, not given during the first 
semester, may be elected: Botany, elective for 
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors ; Economics 4A, 
elective for those who have passed Ec. 1; Eco- 
nomics 6, elective for Juniors and Seniors; Edu- 
cation 2, elective for Seniors who expect to teach; 
English 12, elective for Juniors and Seniors; 
Mineralogy, elective for Sophomores, Juniors and 
Seniors who have passed Chem. 1 ; Latin 8, elec- 
tive for Juniors and Seniors and, with the consent 
of the instructor, Sophomores. 



NOTICE ABOUT COURSES 

Dean Sills has announced that all students must 
register their choice of courses before Jan. 29. 



SECOND PRACTICE TRACK MEET 

The second in a series of practice track meets 
was held in the Hyde Athletic Building, Saturday 
afternoon. The events included sprints on the 
dirt floor, a 300-yard handicap race and a 150- 
yard relay on the board track, and the high jump 
and pole vault in the pit. These were preceded 
by two games of soccer between the classes. 1914 
played 1916 two eight-minute periods and won 
three to two, while 1917 beat 1915 five to four in 
four five-minute periods. The following men 
played: 1914, O. Badger, A. Merrill, R. Weath- 
erill, Payson and A. L. Pratt; 19 15, Cutler, East- 
man, Roberts, McKenney, A. B. Stetson, Mannix, 
Wing, Morrison, P. Smith, Prescott and Coffin ; 
1916, Wyman, Fuller, Powers, McElwee, C. Hall, 
Beal and Pettingill; 1917, Bond, Noyes, Robinson, 
Pierce, Sampson, Crosby, Cormack and Fenning. 

The high jump was won by H. White '17 at 
5 ft., 5 in., with Keene '17 second at 5 ft., 4 in. 
Boardman '16, Nickerson '16, Fenning '17 and 
Foster '17 were tied for third at 5 ft., 2 in. 

A. S. Merrill '14 won the pole vault at 9 ft., 6 
in., with Sampson '17 second at 9 ft., and McKen- 
ney '15 third at 8 ft. 

Results in the 30-yard dash were as follows : 
Preliminaries: Heat 1 — Won by Balfe '17; Marr 
'14, second; time, 42-5 seconds. Heat 2 — -Won 
by Wyman '16; Merrill '14, second; time, 42-5 
seconds. Heat 3 — Won by Roberts '15; A. B. 
Stetson '15, second; time, 41-5 seconds. Heat 4 
— Won by Weatherill '14; Bond '17, second; time, 
4 2-5 seconds. Heat 5 — Won by Garland '14; Pet- 
tingill '16, second; time, 42-5 seconds. Heat 6 — 
Won by Hall '16; L. N. Stetson '15, second; time, 
42-5 seconds. Heat 7 — Won by Somers '15; 
Wing '15, second; time, 4 1-5 seconds. Heat 8— 
Won by McElwee '16; Eastman '15, second; time, 
4 2-5 seconds. Heat 9 — Won by Fox '14; Powers, 
second; time, 42-5 seconds. Heat 10 — Won by 
Richardson '15; Prescott '15, second; time, 41-5 
seconds. 

Second Round: Heat 1— Won by Balfe; Pet- 
(Continued on page 192) 



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Vol. XLIII JANUARY 13, 1914 No. 24 



The Meetings a Success 

The attendance and interest and fair-minded- 
ness of the student body at the series of Fitch - 
Porter meetings of last week are a sure indication 
that they were a'success. It is pleasing to note 
that the usual misunderstandings and prejudices at 
meetings of such character were absent. This 
was greatly due to the sensible planning by those 
in charge but more especially due to the open, 
frank, personalities of the two speakers. Their 
permanent influence on BowdOin life is impossi- 
ble of definite measurement, but will neverthe- 
less be of large proportions. What little criticism 
the Orient has received in giving such space 
to the series of meetings is philosophically ac- 
cepted, confident as we are that they had a de- 
finite place and need in our undergraduate life. 



seconds. Heat 3 — Won by Roberts; Smith, sec- 
ond; time, 4 1-5 seconds. Heat 4 — Won by Fox; 
Weatherill, second; time, 41-5 seconds. Heat 5 
— Won by Richardson; Prescott, second; time, 
4 1-5 seconds. 

Semi-Finals: Heat 1 — Won by Balfe; Rich- 
ardson, second; time, 42-5 seconds. Heat 2 — 
Won by Wyman ; Fox, second ; time, 4 seconds. 

Finals: Balfe '17, Wyman '16, Fox '14, Rich- 
ardson '15; won by Balfe; Wyman, second; Fox, 
third; time, 4 1-5 seconds. 

The 300-yard race was handicap. The results 
follow: Heat 1 — Smith '14, Balfe '17, Beal '16, 
Robinson '17; won by Balfe; Smith second; time, 
35 2-5 seconds. Heat 2 — Richardson '15, Irving 
'16, Pettingill '16, Hall '16; won by Hall; Pettin- 
gill, second ; time, 36 4-5 seconds. Heat 3 — Cros- 
by '17, A. B. Stetson '15, Cormack '17, Noyes '17; 
won by Crosby ; Stetson, second ; time, 36 2-5 sec- 
onds. Heat 4 — Powers '16, Prescott '15, Roberts 
'15, Cutler '15; won by Roberts; Prescott, second. 
Heat 5 — -Fuller '16, McElwee '16, Bond '17, Gar- 
land '14; won by McElwee; Garland, second; 
time, 362-5 seconds. Heat 6 — Wyman '16, L. 
Stetson '15, Wing '15, Eastman '15; won by 
Wing ; Wyman, second ; time, 37 seconds. 



(Track Meet, continued from page 191.) 
tingill, second; time, .4. 2-5 seconds. Heat 2 — Won 
by Merrill ; Bond and Wyman, second ; time, 4 1-5 



THE FITCH-PORTER MEETINGS 

Probably the most significant meetings ever 
held at Bowdoin were held last Thursday, Friday 
and Sunday under Doctor Fitch and Dave Porter. 
A large number of men attended most of them 
and a great many were reached in various ways. 
The first of these meetings was held in the 
Chapel last Thursday evening, Jan. 8. Doctor 
Fitch was the speaker of the evening. In begin- 
ning his talk he divided young men into three 
classes. First, those who understand religion but 
who won't decide because of moral obliquity. It 
is up to these men to make a stand. Second, fel- 
lows who have various disbeliefs, but who want 
to do right. They are afraid to decide and act be- 
cause of these disbeliefs. This is the class which 
will receive the most attention and help at this 
time. Third, the indifferent ones, men who give' 
no thought at all to the matter of religion. 

He finished with an earnest appeal for personal 
conferences,. emphasizing their value to each man. 
man. .,.,.. 

In the second meeting of this series, held last 
Friday, in the Chapel, Dr. Fitch was the first 
speaker. He spoke on the first class he had men- 
tioned the previous evening, on men who under- 
stand religion but are unwilling to make a stand 
because of their moral obliquities. He said that: 
the man w'ho is licentious, a drinker, or one who. 



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cheats in an examination, cannot have self-re- 
spect. In our own lives there is coming a time 
when we choose a woman whom we claim as our 
own, and to whom we give ourselves. Without 
self-respect a man cannot truly love, a pleasure 
which is one of the greatest gifts of Heaven. He 
prefers a man who can see the good in people to 
the cynical who is so premature that he only sees 
the bad in anybody. 

Dave Porter emphasized this talk of Dr. Fitch 
by asking two questions, "Has this talk contained 
anything for you?" and "What are you going to 
do about it?" He said that the best way to get 
rid of the evil is to bring in good. To get rid of 
bad habits, form good ones. 

At an informal meeting in the Kappa Sigma 
House Saturday evening, Dr. Fitch spoke on the 
evolution of religion and the human side of the 
Bible, showing how the stories of the Bible are 
applicable to men of today. 

In the Chapel at the Sunday evening service 
Dr. Fitch criticized in a friendly way and as a 
college man our profanjty and vulgarity of 
speech, our lounging on Sunday morning, and our 
excessive attendance at the "movies." He said 
that the man of one and twenty should seek sim- 
ple pleasures and not artificial enjoyment. In 
concluding the series of meetings Dave Porter 
begged the men to become disciples, defining a 
disciple as one trying to learn. He hoped that 
the men coming here next year would find a more 
Christ-like college. 



THE DECEMBER QUILL 

At first, peradventure, you skimmed the Decem- 
ber Quill in seasonable spirit. "A Christmas 
Greeting" sounded what you were feeling: the 
double harmony of the season, at once homelike 
and high, in "my house" and "your house" and 
also strangely far above either, "for every star 
rings music like a bell." And thereupon you rel- 
ished the home-thirst, especially, of the actress in 
"Without Publicity" ; a healthier-souled person- 
age, you pronounced her, than the majority of 
those who star in theatrical stories. The next 
tale, in contrast, took you far behind the foot- 
lights of social life, out and down into the sordid 
streets; there, however, "A Little Child," whom 
the author has managed to present appealingly 
without undue sentiment, led your mind away to 
the old story which first gave childhood such sig- 
nificance. But furthermore, the mingled self- 
doubt of the year-end, and the resolute hope of 
the New Year were upon you; and you read them 
in "The Spirit of the Pines." 

"Will you, immortal, cower before ... ■ 



The sting of a puny thought?" 
"No," you cried, with sincere feeling, quite 
caught up into the vigorous swing of the verses. 
The doubt and the hope, transposed into lighter 
key, reappeared in "The Way of a Maid with a 
Man." And finally the hope, now disentangled 
from the doubt, yielded readily to the delicate 
verse-music of "The Maid of Honor," and was 
led to look 

"Far on the road to Joyous Gard, 
To the almond trees, and the magic town. ' ' 
Surely a suitable finale to this very seasonable 
Quill. 

Afterwards you fingered the pages in colder 
mood. The originality of the final piece now 
stood out clearly. None of the other contribu- 
tions, in fact, is so free from usualness both in 
conception and in expression. The maid of honor, 
old theme of joke-writers and wedding-guests— 
has she previously received her due in poetry? 
Her present vision, to be sure, is strongly Tenny- 
sonian. But the style-movement is quite individ- 
ual. It lags only in the last stanza; here the 
thought deliberately tries to deepen itself (always 
a dangerous point for a poet) without full suc- 
cess. In contrast, the writer of the other poem 
needs deliberate study of expression. He has ac- 
cess to an emotional sphere which, to be perfectly 
frank, will remain closed to the.jnajority of col- 
lege undergraduates in our country until they 
"find themselves" (in Dr. Fitch's phrase), and 
cease to follow, with sheeplike democracy, the 
call of what may be termed the popular external- 
ities. All the more, then, one hopes that this 
writer will conquer the territory of words. The 
following are distinctly rebellious: "wee soul 
stood — all naked— welted by blow on blow." An 
infant Indian undergoing corporal punishment? 

In "Without Publicity" the character of the in- 
dependent Miss Porter is so skilfully prepared 
that we accept without demur her going "quietly 
to sleep" after watching an amateur burglar ap- 
propriate her jewelry. With his eye fixed some- 
what too seriously, however, upon the heroine, 
the writer has failed to create the atmosphere es- 
sential to the success of the ensuing comic situa- 
tion. For instance, we had not realized that Bert 
Holderness was fitted by nature for such an ex- 
traordinary escapade; nor even that the heroine 
had not previously set eyes on him. His final 
dialogue with her falls, therefore, a trifle flat. On 
the other hand, the subsidiary elements in "A Lit- 
tle Child Did Lead Her" are at one or two points 
over-elaborated. We accept the busy and inef- 
fective social-workers as an excellent background 
for the street-woman's tragedy, until three of 



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them (Anna's two aunts and a cousin) are piled 
into one paragraph. Why, further, should the 
country express puff into and out of this particu- 
lar story "in that lordly manner?" And by the 
way, why should Anna's pure idiom descend, only 
once, to the level of "she don't"? 

As for "The Way of a Maid with a Man" : per- 
haps you had imagined, at first sight, that here 
you were to enter a narrative region more cath- 
olic in scope. After "the musical comedy success 
of the season" and the "dark-colored bottle and 
some glasses" on the garret table, you heard with 
relief "the full-toned insect hum of midsummer" 
and were glad of "the old-fashioned poke bonnet." 
But alas, you turned the page to find yourself 
fobbed off with a witticism — and one not suffi- 
ciently unusual to form the basis of a storiette. 
You turned back to "the poke bonnet," at the 
close of the third paragraph. At this point, you 
fancied, some fair story might well be inserted. 
What precedes would serve, without change of 
one word, for the introduction ; and what follows 
would make a neat conclusion. Such a tale, in- 
deed, would give no more expression to Bowdoin 
life and Bowdoin thought than the preceding two. 
But its theme would be comparatively free from 
the popular externalities. 

G. R. E. 



€be JLibrarp Cable 

Early Memories, by Henry Cabot Lodge, is 
among the new books at the Library. It is a very 
interesting account of the writer's boyhood and 
early manhood. The book commences with his 
recollections of Boston in the fifties and continues 
his life to the time of his first entering politics. 
Intimate and graphic portraits of such men as 
Rufus Choate, Sumner, Governor Andrew and 
others, are interspersed throughout the volume. 
Since Senator Lodge's career has been so rich in 
experience, and his contact with interesting char- 
acters so varied, the volume should be favorably 
received by the public. 

Railway Transportation, a History of Its Eco- 
nomics and of Its Relation to the State, by 
Charles Lee Raper, Dean of the Graduate School, 
University of North Carolina, is a work of great 
value to the student of Economics. It treats com- 
prehensively topics on Modern Transportation; 
Railway Transportation in France, Italy, Ger- 
many and the United States ; State Operation of 
Railways; Extension of the Parcels Post; and 
numerous other allied subjects. The book has 
been received favorably by the press in both this 
and other countries. 

The Englishman in the Alps, a collection of 



English prose and poetry relating to the Alps, 
edited by Arnold Lunn, is a remarkably well se- 
lected group of poems of standard writers. The 
book, though not so popular here as abroad, is 
becoming better known and bids fair to be as well 
received in the United States as in England. 

The Library is to purchase an engraved sil- 
houette of Hon. James Bowdoin, founder of the 
College, and at one time Governor of Massachu- 
setts. This silhouette and two others in the Wal- 
ker Art Building are thought to be the only like- 
nesses of Governor Bowdoin in existence. 



Cf)c ©tijer Colleges 

Bates dedicated her new chapel Wednesday. 

New York University has students from eigh- 
teen foreign countries this year. 

Earl Sprackling, Brown '09, ail-American quar- 
terback of that year, has signed a contract to 
serve as assistant coach of the Brown University 
football team the coming fall. 

At the recent convention of the Student Vol- 
unteer Movement in Kansas City, three hundred 
college men and women volunteered to devote 
their lives to the cause of foreign missions. 

Tulane University desires to abolish football as 
a 'varsity sport, but is prevented from adopting 
this course by a forfeit of one thousand dollars 
attached to a contract with the University of 
Louisiana. 

As a result of the retirement of Professor Wil- 
lard Fisher of Wesleyan and professors at other 
colleges and universities for expressing views 
not in harmony with those of the trustees, bene- 
factors and other faculty members of the insti- 
tutions they served, the American Political 
Science Association at the closing sessions of its 
convention recently held in Washington, D. C, 
took steps to insure perfect freedom of thought 
and speech for all professors in all American col- 
leges and universities. 

Football has been made a regular course of the 
curriculum at the University of Wisconsin, and 
regular university credit, scholastically speaking, 
will be given for it. This comes as a result of ac- 
tion in the part of the faculty, and the special 
course in the technique of football commenced 
last week. 

According to a decision handed down by Judge 
Gilson of the Probate Court of New Haven, 
Conn., Yale University will lose the legacy of 
$700,000 provided by the will of Mrs. H. O. 
Hotchkiss. The will was contested by relatives 
and carried into the courts. The Yale authorities 
are preparing an appeal. 

Norman S. Taber, Brown '12, now Rhodes 



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scholar at Oxford, recently won second place in a 
seven and one-half mile cross-country race be- 
tween Cambridge and Oxford. Although the 
first two men to finish were Oxford men, Cam- 
bridge won the race. 



©n t&e Campus 

Warren '12 was on the campus last week. 
D. K. Merrill '15 is home on account of sick- 
ness. 

Albert W. Tolman '88 was in Brunswick re- 
cently. 

Craig '12 and Hagan '13 were on the campus 
last week. 

The Y.M.C.A. Cabinet had its picture taken 
this noon at Webber's. 

The picture of the Deutscher Verein was taken 
at Webber's Wednesday. 

Coxe '15 and Floyd '15 competed in a rifle 
match in Portland during vacation. 

The antiseptic drinking fountain in the new 
gymnasium fulfills a long felt want. 

Hon. Asher C. Hinds has been invited to speak 
before the Government Club at an early date. 

Semester examinations begin Jan. 29 and last 
until Feb. 7. The second semester commences 
Feb. 9. 

Doctor Goodrich, the new pastor of the Church 
on the Hill, is being entertained at dinner at 
several fraternity houses this week. 

Cruff '16 has undergone an operation in a Bos- 
ton hospital for an injury received in football. 
He will return to College in about three weeks. 

The athletic census of the College which the 
Orient promised to its readers some time ago is 
now being compiled and will probably be pub- 
lished next week. 

The track management plans to have every 
Saturday an informal meet like that of last Satur- 
day, with the exception that the program will 
consist of more events. 

The horsemen of Brunswick and Topsham are 
planning to have some excellent ice racing this 
winter and have raised a fund to keep an ice 
track on the Androscoggin river. It is not yet 
known whether Triangle will appear. 

A serious accident in the central heating plant 
during vacation put three of the four big boilers 
out of commission and most of the college build- 
ings were without heat. There are four boilers 
at the central heating plant to furnish the steam 
to heat. The steam is forced through the pipes 
by a reciprocal engine. It is thought that in the 
11 years that this engine has been running it has 
forced sufficient oil through the pipes to come 
back into the boilers until they began to leak. 



Z&iitb t&e jFacuItp 

Among the professors who spent their entire 
vacation here at Brunswick were Professors 
Woodruff, Johnson, Files, Elliot, Wass, Whittier, 
McConaughy, Hormell and Cram. 

Professor Little attended the meetings of the 
American Alpine Club on December 28, at Bos- 
ton. 

Professor Davis spent Christmas in Pennsyl- 
vania, and during the latter part of the vacation 
attended the meetings of the Modern Language 
Association, and the recently organized New 
England Public Speaking Conference of the lat- 
ter, of which he was re-elected treasurer. 

Mr. Clark of the French department and Pro- 
fessor Bell were at Toronto for their vacation. 

Professor Nixon also attended the Modern 
Language Association meetings, as did Professor 
Ham. 

Professor Nixon spent part of his vacation in 
his old home at Quincy, Mass. 

Professor Copeland attended the meetings of 
the American Association of Zoologists held at 
Philadelphia, and also spent a few days in New 
York. 

Professor Hutchins and Professor Moody both 
spent their vacations in Boston. 

Dean Sills spent his vacation at Geneva, N. Y., 
and Professor Catlin at New York City. 

Professor Burnett spent part of his vacation 
here in Brunswick and part in several short trips 
to different places. 

Professor Hormell is confined to his home with 
a sickness which may keep him in for several 
weeks. He was recently elected Superintendent 
of the Sunday School at the Church on the Hill. 



CALENDAR 

12-16. Relay Practice, Athletic Building, 4.30. 
Fencing Practice, New Gym, 5.30. 

12. Biology Club Meeting, Zeta Psi House, 7.30. 

13. Public Debate, Memorial Hall, 6.45. 

14. Deutscher Verein Meeting, Theta Delta Chi 

House, 8.00. 

15. Classical Club Meeting, Theta Delta Chi 

House, 7.30. 
Musical Clubs Concert, Pittsfield. 

16. Musical Clubs Concert, Bangor. 

17. Musical Clubs Concert, Hallowell. 
Weekly Athletic Meet, Athletic Building, 

2.30 p. M. 
19-23. Relay Practice, 4,30. 
Fencing Practice, 5.30. 

19. '68 Prize Speaking, Memorial Hall, 8.00. 

20. Public Debate, 6.45. 
27. Public Debate, 6.45. 



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29. Exams begin. 
Feb. 
9. Second Semester begins. 



alumni Department 

'54. — Benjamin F. Morrison died at Medford, 
Dec. 28th, in his 82nd year. 

'56. — Hon. Edwin Bradbury Smith, a promi- 
nent lawyer and public man of New York, and a 
native of Kennebunkport, died at his home in 
New York City, Saturday, at the age of 81 years. 
Mr. Smith, who was a son of Oliver and Caroline 
Bradbury Smith, was born in Kennebunkport, 
Oct. 3, 1832. He graduated from Bowdoin in the 
class of 1856. He was admitted to the bar in 
1859 and practiced at Limerick for three years, 
moving to Saco in 1862 where he remained active 
in law and politics until 1875. Mr. Smith was a 
member of the Maine House of Representatives 
from Saco from 1870 to 1872, serving as speaker 
in 1871. He was reporter of decisions of the su- 
preme judicial court from 1872 to 1875. At that 
time he was appointed an assistant United States 
attorney general, serving under Attorney Gener- 
als Edwards Pierpont, Alphonso Taft, Charles 
Devens, and left the department upon the coming 
into office of Hon. Wayne MacVeagh in 1881. 
Since that time he has been engaged in the pri- 
vate practice of law, his office having been for a 
long time at No. 56 Pine Street, New York City. 
Mr. Smith, who never married, was a member of 
the association of the bar of the City of New 
York, the New York Law Institution, the New 
England Society, the Union League, the Lawyers 
and the University Clubs. 

'75. — Dr. William E. Rice died suddenly Dec. 
17, 1913, at his home on Washington Street, Bath, 
Maine. He was at his office in the afternoon as 
usual and on his way home appeared in unusually 
good health. On arriving home, the doctor set to 
work to train some vines on the east end of his 
residence, and while leaning over was stricken 
and fell backward to the floor, and expired short- 
ly. He had not been in good health for the past 
two years, having been troubled with chronic 
heart trouble. 

Dr. Rice was born in Bath, May 12, 1952, son 
of the late Hon. William Rice. He attended the 
public schools and graduated from the Bath High 
School in 1871, from Bowdoin College in 1875, 
and in 1878 from Columbia University of New 
York. For the past 35 years he has been a prac- 
ticing physician in Bath. He was a physician of 
unusual natural ability, a' man with a generous 
disposition and highly regarded by members of 
his profession. He was a member of the Maine 



Medical Association, the Sagadahoc Medical 
Club, and the Bath Medical and Clinical Clubs. 
He is survived by three cousins, Miss A. M. Rob- 
inson of Bath, Mrs. W. W. Pendexter of Boston 
and Charles H. Robinson of St. Paul, Minn. 

'83. — Professor Fred Morrow Fling, professor 
of European History at the University of Ne- 
braska, contributes to the last number of the 
American Historical Review, a review of the 
Donelson Campaign Sources, compiled for the 
Army Schools. 

'83. — William A. Perkins moved in August 
from Grafton, Mass., to 59 Sherwood Ave., 
Bridgeport, Conn., where he is head teacher of 
mathematics in the high school. 

'93. — George S. Chapin received the degree of 
Master of Arts from Ohio State University at its 
last Commencement and has since been promoted 
to the rank of assistant professor of Roman Lan- 
guages in that institution. The head of this de- 
partment is Professor B. L. Bowen who was a 
member of the Bowdoin Faculty in 1888-89. 

'95. — Dr. A. G. Wiley and family returned re- 
cently from Bethel, where they have been since 
the middle of November. The doctor is much 
improved in health and has resumed his practice 
in Buxton. 

'99. — At the dedication of the new public li- 
brary at Somerville, Mass., on Dec. 17, 1913, in' 
many respects the finest building in the city, the 
librarian, Mr. Drew B. Hall, delivered an address 
on the Aims of the Library of Today. 

'04. — The announcement is made of the engage- 
ment of Judge Emery O. Beane of Hallowell to 
Miss Sarah E. Moody, formerly of Bath, where 
she resided with her aunt, Mrs. S. L. Fogg. 

'06. — Robie Stevens, who is engaged in the 
work of Remedial Loans under the Russell Sage 
Foundation, reports a successful year with an ac- 
cumulation of striking net profit for the society. 

'07. — The marriage of Dr. Merlan A. Webber 
to Miss Bertha A. Bannon occurred in Portland 
during the Christmas season. Dr. Webber is' a- 
graduate of Coburn Classical Institute '01, Bow- - 
doin '07 and Bowdoin Medical '10. He is also a 
member of the Portland Medical Club, the Cum- 
berland County Association, Maine Medical As- 
sociation, and the American Medical Association, 
having practiced in Portland since 1910. Miss 
Bannon has been for some time also a resident of 
Portland where she is popularly' known. 

'10. — Edward H. Webster has an article on 
English for Business Training in the December 
number of the English magazine of the Univer- 
sity of Chicago. 

'13. — Paul Douglass Has been elected' captain Of "'- 
the debating team of Columbia University: - 



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VOL. XLUI 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, JANUARY 20. 1914 



NO. 25 



TENTATIVE BASEBALL SCHEDULE 

The following is the tentative schedule for the 
baseball team for the season of 1914. Two new 
rules, put in force this year for the first time, 
limiting the time allowed for trips and requiring 
a larger percentage of home games, are the 
causes of fewer games with outside New England 
colleges. The tentative schedule is as follows : 

April 14, Harvard at Cambridge. 

April 18, Bates at Brunswick (exhibition). 

April 20, Portland (New England League 
team) at Portland. 

April 24, pending. 

April 25, Trinity at Hartford. 

April 29, Norwich at Brunswick. 

May 2, Maine at Brunswick. 

May 9, Colby at Brunswick. 

May 14, Tufts at Medford. 

May 20, Maine at Orono. 

May 23, Tufts at Portland. 

May 27, Colby at Waterville. 

May 28, New Hampshire at Brunswick. 

May 30, Bates at Lewiston. 

June S, Bates at Brunswick. 

June 24, Alumni at Brunswick. 

It will be noticed that of the 16 games, seven 
are in Brunswick and four more within easy 
reach. 



CLASS OF '68 PRIZE SPEAKING 

The Class of '68 Prize Speaking contest was 
held last night in Memorial Hall. The Orient 
went to press too early to obtain the results. The 
speakers, all Seniors, and their subjects follow: 
"The New Provincialism" by Robert Devore 
Leigh-; "An Ideal Restored" by Alfred Watts 
Newcombe; "Alfred Noyes and the Twentieth 
Century" by Kenneth Allan Robinson; "The 
Present Aspect of the Monroe Doctrine" by El- 
wyn Collins Gage; "After College — What?" by 
Richard Earle Simpson ; ' 'The Physician and Pub- 
lic Health" by Alfred Everett Gray. The judges 
were Rev. Chauncey W. Goodrich, G. Allen 
Howe, Esq., and Professor G. M. Robinson of 
Bates College. 



held on Friday, Jan. 23 at 3.30 p. m. in Memorial 
Hall. The question is : Resolved, That a Federal 
Commission should be established for the regula- 
tion of trusts. Each man is allowed five minutes. 
Names of candidates should be handed to R. E. 
Simpson '14 by Thursday. The order of speakers 
will be posted on the Chapel bulletin a few days 
before the trials. 



AUGUSTA ALUMNI RELAY CUP 

Several years ago there was offered by the Au- 
gusta Alumni a silver cup on which is inscribed 
each year the name of the man making the fastest 
time in the final trials for the B.A.A. relay team. 
This cup was won in 1909 by Atwood '09, in 1910 
by Colbath '10, in 191 1 by Cole '12, and in 1912 
and 1913 by Haskell '13. None of the times are 
inscribed on the cup owing to the variety of 
tracks used. 



TRIALS FOR BRADBURY DEBATES 

The trials for the Bradbury Debate are to be 



SATURDAY TRACK MEET 

The principal event of the track meet, which 
was held last Saturday in the Hyde Athletic 
Building, was the first time trials for the relay 
squad. The following men competed : Fox '14, 
Weatherill '14, A. B. Stetson '15, L. Stetson '15, 
Smith '15, Wing '15, Richardson '15, Roberts '15, 
Prescott '15, Eastman '15, McElwee '16, C. Hall 
'16, Ireland '16, Irving '16, Wyman '16, Pettingill 
'16, Beal '16, Balfe '17, Crosby '17, Bond '17 and 
Robinson '17. The official time was not announced. 
A second time trial will take place next Saturday, 
after which the first cut in the squad will be made. 

The half-mile handicap race was won by Cutler 
'15, handicap 55 yards; second, Sayward '16, han- 
dicap 35 yards; third, H. Foster '16, handicap 25 
yards. 

Floyd '15 took first in the broad jump with 
Sampson '17 second, and E. Garland '16 third. 
Sampson '17 won the pole vault; Merrill '14 was 
second, and Young '17 third. First place in the 
high jump went to H. White '17, second, Keene 
'17, and third, F. Garland '14. 

The finals in the 300-yard handicap race which 
was held Saturday, Jan. 10, were run off Monday, 
Jan. 12. Smith '14 took first place and Wyman '16 
was second. 



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MUSICAL CLUBS' TRIP 

The Bowdoin Musical Clubs returned Saturday 
night after a highly successful first trip. The 
first concert was given at Pittsfield, on Thursday 
evening, in the hall of the Maine Central Insti- 
tute. The selections were well rendered, and an 
unusually large crowd was present to enjoy the 
music. After the concert was over the students 
of M.C.I, gave a reception to the members of the 
Musical Clubs, and light refreshments were 
served. 

In Bangor Friday evening the Musical Clubs 
gave their concert in the City Hall. Every seat 
was taken, and even the available standing room 
was closely packed. After the concert a dance 
was given in their honor. 

Saturday evening the third and last concert of 
the trip was given at Hallowell, and here as be- 
fore, the audience was both large and enthusias- 
tic. 

The program which will be followed by the 
Glee and Mandolin Clubs this year is as follows : 
part 1. 

1. (a) Rise Sons of Bowdoin Burnett 

Words by Sills '01 
(b) We'll Sing to Old Bowdoin 
Words by Fogg '02 
Glee and Mandolin Clubs 

2. De Coppah Moon Shelly 

Glee Club 

3. March Militaire Bochin 

Mandolin Club 

4. Reading Selected 

Mr. Ramsay 

5. Solo Selected 

Mr. West 

6. Rosalie (Chansonette) De Koven 

Glee Club 
part 11. 

1. Flute Solo Selected 

Mr. True 

2. After Vespers Moret 

Mandolin Club 

3. Reading Selected 

Mr. Ramsay 

4. Hunting Song (Robin Hood) De Koven 

Glee Club 

5. Popular Medley Trinkaus 

Mandolin Club 

6. (a) Bowdoin Beata 

Words by Pierce '96 
(6) Phi Chi 

Words by Mitchell '71 
Glee and Mandolin Clubs 

BOSTON ALUMNI BANQUET 
The Boston Association of Bowdoin Alumni 



held their annual dinner, last Wednesday, at 
Young's Hotel with an attendance of about 175. 
President Hyde told of the bequests of the last 
year and how the college was dependent upon its 
living graduates for its scholarships and other 
funds. "Other co-operative bodies of the col- 
lege," he said, "are the faculty, the student body, 
and the fraternities." He spoke in glowing terms 
of the faculty, called the student body "the best 
set of fellows to be found the world over," and 
said that the fraternities develop the best there 
is in a man, more than the college could. Presi- 
dent Hooper of Tufts spoke of athletics in gen- 
eral from the time of the Greeks, and what they 
mean now to a college man. He touched upon 
the pleasant relations now existing between Tufts 
and Bowdoin. President Luther of Trinity made 
a witty speech in which he said that the average 
college man of today learns more and studies 
more than the man of a generation ago. He also 
touched upon the pleasant relations between his 
college and ours. U. S. Senator C. P. Johnson 
'79, in speaking of the college man in politics, said 
that he believed "that in electing to the office of 
Chief Executive of this country the president of 
Princeton it was clearly demonstrated that a man 
can capably train himself for the duties of public 
life in the office of a college president." Robert 
D. Leigh '14 told of the attitude of the students 
towards the new gymnasium, calling it the "win- 
ter playroom of Bowdoin." Other speakers were 
Dr. Fred Albee of New York and Roy R. Mars- 
ton '99 of Skowhegan. Dr. Myles Standish '75 of 
the Harvard Medical School was the toastmaster. 
The following officers were elected : Edwin U. 
Curtis '82, president; John F. Eliot '7^, and Sam- 
uel V. Cole '74, vice-presidents ; Alfred B. White 
'98, secretary ; George C. Purington '04, assistant 
secretary; William D. Stockbridge '99, chorister; 
William I. Cole '81, J. Everett Hicks '95, John C. 
Minot '96, Ripley L. Dana '01, J. Arthur Furbush 
'02, George P. Hyde '08 and Robert D. Morss '10, 
executive committee. 



BANGOR ALUMNI HAVE DINNER 

Last Friday night the Bangor Alumni of Bow- 
doin gathered at the Penobscot Exchange. Din- 
ner was served at 5.30, and then from six to eight 
good after-dinner speaking was enjoyed. James 
A. Hamlin 1900, one of the committee of arrange- 
ments', was toastmaster. President Hyde was the 
first speaker, and he said practically what he had 
said at Boston. He used the same text, the re- 
mark of one freshman to another: "Oh, Prexy 
has a cinch." He claimed it was true because as 
he said, "My work is distributed among two 



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199 



thousand loyal alumni, among thirty splendid 
teachers, among 350 of the best students ever 
gathered in an institution, and is aided by the 
fraternity system — the center of the common life 
of us all." Dr. William C. Mason spoke as the 
representative of the Harvard Club of Bangor. 
In his remarks he quoted Colonel Roosevelt as 
saying that Bowdoin, in proportion to its size, has 
had more famous graduates than any other in- 
stitution, adding: "Not all of us agree with most 
of the colonel's statements, but that one is beyond 
dispute." George Eaton and Arthur McWilliams 
spoke for the undergraduates, the latter telling of 
our prospects in athletics for the coming year. 
The last speaker, Charles T. Hawes '76, praised 
Coach McCann in glowing words, predicting 
greater success for him next year when he will 
not be handicapped by raw material. The 
speeches were interspersed with songs by the 
members of the glee club who were entertained 
as the guests of the alumni. At eight the com- 
pany adjourned to the City Hall where the glee 
club gave a concert. The committee of arrange- 
ments included Bertram L. Bryant '95, James A. 
Hamlin '00 and Donald F. Snow '01. The follow- 
ing officers were elected: Dr. Thomas U. Coe '57, 
president; Frederick H. Appleton '64, vice-presi- 
dent; Dr. Bertram L. Bryant '95, secretary and 
treasurer; Roland E. Bragg '01, Samuel B. Gray 
'03, Charles P. Conners '03, Frank A. Floyd '73, 
Lyman K. Lee '92, executive committee. 



EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 

The following is the schedule of the Semester 
examinations to be followed unless conflicts 



THURSDAY, JAN. 29, I9I4. 

8.30 a. m. Greek A, i, 7, Memorial Hall; Ger- 
man 3, Memorial Hall; Political Science 1, Me- 
morial Hall. 

1.30 p. m. Latin' A, 1, 3, Memorial Hall; 
French 7, Memorial Hall; German 7, History 
Lecture Room; Economics 5a, History Lecture 
Room. 

FRIDAY, JAN. 30. 

8.30 A. m. English Literature I, Memorial 
.Hall; Fine Arts I, Memorial Hall; Geology, His- 
tory Lecture Room. 

1.30 p. m. German I, 9, Memorial Hall; Politi- 
cal Science 3, History Lecture Room. 

SATURDAY, JAN. 31. 

8.30 a. m. French I, 3, 5, Memorial Hall; His- 
tory 7, Memorial Hall ; Biology 5, Memorial Hall. 
1.30 p. m. Chemistry 1, 3, Memorial Hall. 

MONDAY, FEB. 2. 

8.30 a. m. Biology 1, Memorial Hall; English 



Literature 3, Memorial Hall. 

1.30 p. m. Philosophy 1, Memorial Hall; Phy- 
sics 1, Memorial Hall; German 5, Memorial Hall. 

TUESDAY, FEB. 3. 

8.30 a. m. Mathematics I, 3, Memorial Hall; 
Chemistry 5, 7, Special, History Lecture Room. 

1.30 p. m. Biology 9, Memorial Hall; Physics 
3, Memorial Hall. 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4. 

8.30 a. m. Economics I, 5b, Memorial Hall; 
Surveying, History Lecture Room. 

1.30 p. m. Hygiene, Memorial Hall; Spanish 
1, History Lecture Room. 

THURSDAY, FEB. 5. 

8.30 a. m. History 1, 5, Memorial Hall; Edu- 
cation 3, History Lecture Room. 

1.30 p. m. Music 1, 3 ,5, Memorial Hall. 

FRIDAY, FEB. 6 

8.30 a. m. English 1, Memorial Hall; German 
13, History Lecture Room. 

1.30 p. m. Psychology 1, 3, Memorial Hall. 

Biology 7, Greek 5, German 15, at hours ar- 
ranged by the instructors. 



INDUSTRIAL SERVICE WORK 
During the last week the men interested in the 
Industrial Service work had a chance to help, 
both in Brunswick and outside. The classes con- 
tained from five to twenty men, most of whom 
are of foreign birth, but able to speak a little 
English. Tuesday, Jan. 13, Professor McCon- 
aughy, Robinson '14, Little '17, McConaughy '17, 
Sampson '17, Crehore '17 and Bartlett '17 went to 
Lisbon Falls, and Cooley '15, Rawson '16 and 
Hamlin '16 taught in Brunswick. Thursday night 
Professor McConaughy, Cutler '15, Winter '16, 
Wood '16, Nevin '16, Spaulding '17 and Irving '16 
went to Pejepscot; while Bacon '15, MacCormick 
'15 and Hamlin '16 taught in Brunswick. 

At Pejepscot three classes have been formed, 
one in civics for men soon to be naturalized, one 
for men who can't read or speak English, and one 
for men who can. These classes meet every 
Tuesday and Thursday, Irving '16 having charge 
of the Tuesday classes and Cutler '15 the Thurs- 
day classes. Classes in reading and mathematics 
in Brunswick meet every Tuesday and Thursday. 
The class of bootblacks in Bath proved impracti- 
cal owing to their having to work until a late 
hour, but it is hoped to start classes soon in the 
Bath Iron Works. Last Tuesday night classes 
were formed at Lisbon Falls which will meet 
regularly under the direction of Robinson '14. 

At a meeting Monday night, Jan. 12, about 
twenty-five men signed up for the work, but more 
men are needed, especially at Pejepscot. 



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Arthur G. McWilliams, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Philip W. Porritt, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII JANUARY 20, 1914 No. 25 



The Blanket Tax 

This week the Board of Managers will meet 
and prepare for their semi-annual campaign for 
the seven-fifty assessment. The accounts of the 
treasurer show a substantial balance and esti- 
mates indicate that the second year of the tax 
will be even more prosperous than the first. Only 
nine men in college did not pay the first instal- 
ment this semester. The estimates of the Board, 
however, are made on the assumption that, as be- 
fore, the whole student body will meet this finan- 
cial obligation. The accomplishments of the new 
system speak for themselves. A long-standing 
Quill debt has been paid off, publications are on a 
basis of practical ' self-sufficiency, a very large 
football debt has been practically wiped away, 
larger appropriations have been given to various 
minor activities, the A.S.B.C. is on a sound finan- 
cial basis with excellent credit. All of the activi- 
ties receiving support from the tax are on a 



sounder, more scientific financial basis. The Stu- 
dent Body may well consider the Blanket Tax 
worthy of their unanimous support. 



A Useful Booklet 

There has just been issued by the Student 
Council a twenty-four page booklet containing the 
Constitutions, By-Laws and Regulations of the 
various student organizations included within the 
Associated Students of Bowdoin College. The 
purpose of the book is explained in the note on 
the title page : "This booklet is the property of 
the Student Council and is designed for the free 
use of officers and members of the Associated 
Students and other college organizations. It 
should be carefully preserved and returned to the 
secretary of the Council upon leaving college." 
This is the first time that the various documents 
have been made accessible to every student and it 
is hoped that they will be widely read. There are 
contained in its pages such interesting material 
as the regulations for wearing the "B," election 
of managers and captains, regulations of the 
Board of Managers, etc. It is understood that 
members of the Faculty are welcome to use these 
copies also. There have been a number of diffi- 
culties in management of student affairs within 
the last two years owing to an insufficient knowl- 
edge of their own duties on the part of various 
officers of student organizations but there should 
no longer be an excuse for such ignorance. 
Copies may be had upon application to the Secre- 
tary or President of the Council, 7 Appleton Hall 
or 7 Maine Hall. 



THE ATHLETIC CENSUS 
Forty-nine per cent, of the students of Bowdoin 
College have been out for some sort of athletics 
during the past year. The branches of activity 
which have been considered are : football, base- 
ball, track, cross-country, relay, tennis, class foot- 
ball and class baseball. On account of the fact 
that the time for this winter's interclass track 
meet is close at hand, no attempt has been made 
to compute the number of men out for interclass 
track. 

In the figures given below, medical students are 
not included, principally for the reason that only 
one medical student is believed to have competed 
in any sport. Managers, assistant managers and 
candidates for assistant manager are not counted 
as candidates for any team, but managers are 
counted among those who have received a "B." 

Baseball, tennis and track men from 1913 are 
given in the figures, but are not counted in the 
per cent, of the number now in College. Relay 



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and cross-country "B's" are given under track 
"B's." Only one tennis "B," in addition to mana- 
gers' "B's" was given last spring. 

This athletic census, compiled especially for the 
Orient, is believed to be the first ever taken of 
the College. The figures of each sport follow: 

FOOTBALL FOOTBALL "b" 



I9H. 

I9IS- 
I916. 
1917. 



9 1914 7 

6 1915 1 

.15 1916 6 

9 1917 2 



I9I3- 
1914. 
I9I5- 
1916. 



39 16 

BASEBALL "b" 

■ 9 1913 5 

•ii I9M 5 

.10 1915 2 

■ 13 i9 J 6 3 



I9 J 3- 
1914. 

I9IS- 
1916. 



43 15 

XK TRACK "b" 

18 1913 4 

20 1914 4 

27 1915 5 

19 1916 1 

84 14 

RELAY CROSS-COUNTRY 

1914 2 1914 4 

1915 7 I9IS 4 

1916 8 1916 3 

1917 5 1917 9 



1913- 
1914. 

1915- 
1916. 
1917. 



CLASS FOOTBALL 

I916 l6 

I9I7 26 

42 



3 

5 

6 

22 

CLASS BASEBALL 

I916 

1917 



BOWDOIN INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 



32 



Seventeen Maine High and preparatory schools 
have signified their intention of entering the Sec- 
ond Anuual Bowdoin Indoor Interscholastic 
Track Meet to be held in the Hyde Athletic 
Building Feb. 28. A number of the more prom- 
inent Massachusetts preparatory schools had been 
invited to compete in the relay races, but owing 



to the fact that the B.A. A. interscholastic games 
come the day before, — an annual event with the 
Massachusetts schools, — the Bay State teams will 
not compete at Bowdoin this year. 

Those Maine schools which have entered are: 
Portland High School, Hebron, Deering High 
School, Westbrook Seminary, Edward Little High 
School of Auburn, Dexter High School, Lincoln 
Academy of Newcastle, Leavitt Institute of Tur- 
ner Center, Brunswick High School, Gardiner High 
School, Morse High School of Bath, Lewiston 
High School, Thornton Academy of Saco, Tops- 
ham High School and Wilton Academy of Wilton. 

The date for the close of entries, although orig- 
ignally set for Jan. 1 7, has been postponed one 
week, entries not being received after Jan. 24. 
It is expected that a number of other schools that 
have always been prominent in Maine track 
events will enter in the course of next week. 
Among those that are expected to enter are: 
Kents Hill, Cony High School of Augusta, Ban- 
gor High School, Abbott School of Farmington 
and Camden High School. 



PUBLIC DEBATES IN ENG. 6 

Tuesday evening, Jan. 13, there was a debate in 
Memorial Hall by men taking English 6. The 
question debated was : Resolved : That the Mon- 
roe Doctrine should be formally retracted. The 
affirmative was upheld by LaCasce '14, G. A. Hall 
'15 and Kuhn '15, while Marr '14, Allen '15 and 
Keegan '15 supported the negative. Mr. Wilder, 
Wing '15 and MacDonald '15 acted as judges, and 
decided for the negative. Rogers '15 was pre- 
siding officer. 

There will be another debate this evening in 
Memorial Hall. Resolved : That the International 
Workers of the World offer a better solution of 
industrial problems than the American Federation 
of Labor. Leigh '14, McKenney '15 and Rollins 
'15 will support the affirmative; Bickford '14, 
Burns '14 and Talbot '15 will speak for the nega- 
tive. Professor Catlin, Rogers '15 and Hyler '15 
will act as judges, and Verrill '15 will preside 
over the meeting. 



MONDAY NIGHT CLUB MEETS 

The Monday Night Club met last week at the 
Beta house and elected officers. Alton Lewis was 
made president and Herbert Foster, secretary and 
treasurer. Trainer Magee was elected to honor- 
ary membership. J. C. MacDonald '15, assistant 
manager, and all the new "B" men were initiated. 
The new "B" men include A. L. Pratt '14, Mount- 
fort '14, Brewster '16, Stuart '16, Fitzgerald '16, 
Colbath '17, C. Foster '17. Plans were talked over 
for getting prep school men interested in college, 



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refreshments were served, and a general good 
time ensued. The other members of the club are 
Coach McCann, Weatherill '14, Leigh '14, L. 
Brown '14, Burns '14, Lewis '15, Barry '16, Lead- 
better '16, H. Foster '16. The next meeting of 
the club will be held at the Kappa Sigma house, 
Feb. 9. 



A CORRECTION 

The Bradbury Debates will be held probably 
not later than Feb. 26th, instead of March 25th, 
as announced in last week's issue. The exact date 
will be published later. 



Cluo ano Council sheetings 

A meeting of the Bugle Board was held last 
Tuesday evening at the D. U. house. The Board 
had its picture taken yesterday noon at Webber's. 

A meeting of the Board of Managers was held 
in Hubbard Hall Saturday noon. A provisional 
appropriation for the Fencing Association was 
voted. MacCormick '15 reported on the condi- 
tion of the Blanket Tax and gave estimates of the 
second semester's tax. Various other matters 
were discussed. 

At a meeting of the Biology Club at the Zeta 
Psi house last Tuesday, the following officers 
were elected: Lewis '15, president; Stone '15, 
■vice-president; Hargraves '16, secretary and 
treasurer. 

The Deutscher Verein met at the Theta Delta 
Chi house last Wednesday. Professor Ham spoke 
•on the development of modern Germany in its 
commercial life through cooperation. 

The Classical Club held a meeting Thursday 
evening at the Theta Delta Chi house. Professor 
Nixon spoke on "Roman Slavery." 

At a meeting of the Athletic Council last week, 
the proposal to run a four-cornered race with the 
other Maine colleges, under conditions as laid 
down by the B.A.A., was voted down. Manager 
Koughan was authorized to secure a race at the 
BAA. with either Maine or Bates. 

The matter of the dual meet with Bates was 
laid on the table, while the manager could make 
an estimate of the expenses of such a meet. The 
Council was opposed to an indoor meet between 
the four Maine colleges. 

The Council met again last night, too late for 
the Orient to secure a report of the meeting. 

fl)n t&e Campus 

Hellen i?^r-'i6, was on the campus last week. 
Bates also refused to run the four-college relay 
at the BAA. 



A number of men who are planning to become 
church members will do so on Sunday, Feb. 1. 

'"Duke" Sanford '11 was .on the campus over 
the week-end. 

The trials for the Bradbury debates will be held 
Friday. 

Snow '14 is leader of the Wide-Awake Boys' 
Club of Brunswick. 

Soccer is rapidly assuming a place among 1 
"sports of all nations." 

The musical club men arrived in Brunswick on 
the midnight Saturday. 

Langs '17 has joined the squad of candidates 
for assistant manager of track. 

Jack Magee will coach the Brunswick High 
track team during his spare moments. 

The first cut in the relay squad was made Sat- 
urday, the number being reduced to 16. 

George E. Fogg '02, author of We'll Sing to 
Old Bowdoin, was a visitor at College Friday. 

Edward E. Kern '11, Rhodes scholar from the 
state of Maine to Trinity College, has been on the 
campus. 

The Boston Globe for Jan. 17 contained an edi- 
torial on Bowdoin athletics which was highly com- 
plimentary. 

Lew Brown '14 was referee at the wrestling 
matches held in Brunswick Thursday night. A 
number of students attended. 

McKenney '15, who is to coach the Brunswick 
High School debating team, gave a talk on de- 
bating before the students of that school re- 
cently. 

McWilliams '15, who has been suffering from a 
pulled tendon, will probably be able to get into 
condition again in time for the final trials for the 
relay team. 

Bowdoin undergraduates and faculty are in- 
vited to a reception given to Reverend and Mrs. 
Chauncey W. Goodrich this evening from 8 to 10 
at the Church on the Hill. 

The fencing team will go to Augusta Friday to 
fence the Pianelli Club. The following men will 
make the trip: Payson '14, Floyd '15, Porritt '15, 
Leadbetter '16 and Maroney '17. 

The Y. M. C. A. deputation work began last 
Friday evening, when Rawson '16 and Moran '17 
spoke in Bath. Next Sunday MacCormick '15 
and Foster '16 will speak at Madison. 

A basketball team composed of Payson '14, 
Thompson '15, Colbath '17, Keene '17 and Samp- 
son '17 defeated the Richmond team by the score 
of 20 to 17 Thursday night at Richmond. An- 
other game has been arranged for the near fu- 
ture. In the meantime, the all-star aggregation 
would be glad to hear from any fast amateur 



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team in the eastern part of the United States. 

The Brunswick Boys' Club, with its headquar- 
ters in the Sargent Gym, now has a membership 
of 115. Although the athletic side of the work 
has been under way for some time, the social side 
has just begun. Last week clubs, composed of 
from ten to fifteen boys each, were organized to 
play games and to meet socially. Any student de- 
siring to lead one of these groups may have the 
opportunity. One of the most interesting groups 
is the group of business men who take athletic 
work one evening a week. 



GMitb t&e JFacultp 

Professor Woodruff represented the College at 
the dedication of the Bates College Chapel, the 
exercises for which were held Thursday, Jan. 8, 
1914. 

In the Classical Journal for January 1914, Dean 
K. C. M. Sills has an article entitled "The Idea of 
Universal Peace in the Works of Virgil and 
Dante." 

At the last faculty meeting it was voted to give 
warnings in the future to men with ranks below 
sixty, or to those who are in danger of failing in a 
course, instead of the present provision that all 
students whose grades are below sixty-five shall 
be warned. 

President Hyde spoke last week at alumni din- 
ners in Boston and Bangor, and will speak in New 
York Jan. 30. 

Professor Mitchell sailed on the 15th and will 
take up his regular duties at the opening of the 
next semester. 

Professor McConaughy speaks this week at the 
Aroostook County Teachers' Convention at 
Presque Isle and also at Houlton, at both places 
using his slides of Bowdoin. He is also to speak 
at Bangor. 

Professor McClean, called to his home in Il- 
linois by the illness and death of his father, has 
returned to his work this week. The siucerest 
sympathy of the student body is extended to 
Professor McLean in the loss of his father. 

President Hyde officiated Thursday at the mar- 
riage of Miss Clara Hamm of Brunswick and 
Charles H. Pond of Tiverton, R. I. The cere- 
mony was performed at the home of the bride on 
McLellan Street. 

Among the officers of the First Parish Church 
of Brunswick are: Barrett Potter '78 and Pro- 
fessor Files, assessors; Professor Hutchins, Dr. 
Burnett and Professor Davis, music committee. 

Professor McConaughy delivered an address at 
the Pleasant Street Methodist Episcopal Church 
Sunday night. 



CALENDAR 

Jan. 

20-23. Relay practice, 4.30, Athletic Building. 

Fencing practice, 5.30, New Gym. 
20. Public Debate, 6.45. 

22. Musical Clubs Concert, Gorham. 

23. Bradbury Debate trials, 3.30, Memorial Hall. 

24. Weekly Athletic Meet, Athletic Building, 

2.30 P. M. 

26-30. Relay practice, 4.30. 
27. Public Debate, 6.45. 
29. Exams begin. 
Feb. 

9. Second Semester begins. 
10. Masque and Gown, Bath. 



Resolutions 

Hall of the Kappa Chapter of Psi Upsilon. 
January 20, 1914. 
For the death of Sir Josiah Pierce the Kappa 
Chapter of Psi Upsilon expresses its deepest re- 
gret. Brother Pierce, one of the oldest members 
of the fraternity, has received the honor of 
Knighthood of the Russian Order of St. Anne, 
and was secretary of the United States Legation 
at St. Petersburg. He has always been an ad- 
mirer of Bowdoin, and a true brother in Psi Up- 
silon. Therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we extend our most sincere 
sympathy to his family in their bereavement. 
Earl Farnsworth Wilson, 
Albion Keith Eaton., 
Dwight Harold Sayward, 

For the Chapter. 



Hall of Theta of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 
January 17, 1914. 
It is with very deep regret that the Theta Chap- 
ter of Delta Kappa Epsilon hears of the death of 
one of its alumni, the Honorable Edwin Brad- 
bury Smith, of the Class of 1856. Brother Smith 
is well known through Maine for his activity in 
law and state politics. After leaving Maine he 
served for six years as an assistant United States 
attorney general, retiring from that office to pri- 
vate practice in New York City, where his death 
occurred. 

The Chapter wishes to express its sorrow for 
the death of a brother who has veen active in pub- 
lic affairs through his long life of service and to 
extend its sympathy to his friends and relatives. 
Arthur S. Merrill, 
Joseph C. MacDonald, 
Laurence Irving, 

For the Chapter. 



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alumni Department 

'46. — Sir Josiah Pierce, 86, lawyer, engineer 
and capitalist, oldest member of any Portland 
Masonic Lodge, last survivor of the Class of 
1846, Bowdoin College, and one of the oldest of 
its alumni, died Friday in Hanover, Germany. 
He is survived by a widow and one daughter and 
by one brother, Lewis Pierce, Bowdoin 1852. 

He came of an illustrious ancestry, his father, 
a native of Baldwin, graduating from Bowdoin in 
1818, practising law in Gorham many years, serv- 
ing as judge of Probate in this county, 1846-57, as 
overseer and trustee of Bowdoin and in both 
branches of the Maine Legislature. He died in 
1866 at the age of 74. 

The subject of this sketch passed his boyhood 
days in his native town of Gorham, always with a 
classic and dignified atmosphere. Beneath the 
shade of its giant trees, over its undulating sur- 
face, in its schools, churches and homes he laid 
the foundation for a career in the law, in the for- 
eign office of this Government, as a business law- 
yer and associate with men of affairs and distinc- 
tion abroad. 

Another brother, George Washington Pierce, 
graduate of Bowdoin in 1857, a c ' v 'l engineer, 
died in Baldwin four years ago. 

He received the degree of Bachelor of Arts at 
Bowdoin in 1846 and Master of Arts in 1849. H e 
was a student in his father's law office in Gorham 
for two years immediately following graduation 
from Bowdoin, was admitted to the Cumberland 
County bar and practiced there seven years, until 
1855. Mr. Pierce was appointed secretary of the 
U. S. Legation at St. Petersburg and served in 
that capacity three years. 

It was while stationed as a representative of 
this Government in the Russian capital that he 
became acquainted with capitalists who were de- 
veloping railroad lines in that country, especially 
between Moscow and St. Petersburg. In railroad 
circles this syndicate was known as Winans, Har- 
rison & Winans by reason of the men prominent 
in those enterprises. Mr. Pierce remained with 
them and was associated with them in those pro- 
fitable ventures, removing later to London and 
establishing a residence in that city and acting as 
their attorney in the English courts as well. 

He was knighted in 1865 as Knight of the Rus- 
sian Order of St. Anne. 

He was a member of the Royal Geographical 
Society, the Royal Institute, British Archaeologi- 
cal Society, as well as others of interest and im- 
portance abroad and also of the Maine Historical 
Society with headquarters in Portland, an organi- 



zation with which he had been affiliated many 
years. 

At Bowdoin, Mr. Pierce was a member of the 
Psi Upsilon fraternity and made Phi Beta 
Kappa. He was one of the oldest members of the 
Psi Upsilon fraternity in the world. He was the 
last surviving graduate of the class of 1846. 

Mr. Pierce fitted for college in the public 
schools of his native town and at the old Gorham 
Academy. Mr. Pierce was the oldest member of 
any Portland Lodge of Masons and was initiated 
a member of Ancient Landmark Lodge, August 
4, 1852, more than 61 years ago. 

'78. — Hartley C. Baxter of Brunswick is a 
member of the new board of trustees which Gov. 
Haines has just announced for the insane hospi- 
tal. 

'94. — Charles A. Flagg has since last May been 
librarian of the Bangor Public Library. The 
magnificent new building, recently completed at 
a cost of $160,000, was opened to the public Dec. 
20th. 

'98. — Through the Arctic regions Christmas 
eve, unless the Aurora-Borealis interfered, a 
wireless message from the sponsors of the Crock- 
er Land expedition sped to its leader, Donald B. 
MacMillan, and his companions at Etah, Green- 
land, 1,600 miles away. 

It was a Christmas message from the American. 
Museum of Natural History, the American Geo- 
graphical Society and the University of Illinois, 
and was signed by Dr. Edmund O. Hovey, of the 
Museum, director of the expedition. The mes- 
sage read : 

"Heartiest greetings and best wishes from Mu- 
seum, Geographical Society and University of Il- 
linois, and from family and personal friends of 
yourself and party. We are well and are confi- 
dent of your success in spite of all difficulties, 
though no word from you has come through yet." 
The message was forwarded through Canadian 
government channels. It was looked on as a good 
chance that it would reach its source, and though 
the wireless outfit of the party is expected to have 
caught it, it is not powerful enough to send an 
answer, which is tantalizing to those who want to 
know about the expedition. 

'06. — Romilly Johnson is singing bass parts in 
"Rigoletto," "Norma," "Lucia di Lammermoor" 
and "Barber of Seville," for the entire winter 
season in Italy. That he has distinguished him- 
self in these roles is shown by the following criti- 
cism which appeared in a Bologna paper during 
a run of twelve performances of "Norma :" "The 
bass, Giovanni Romilli, is a young artist most 
conscientious and correct, one who pleases and 
performs splendidly." 



BOWDOIN ORIENT 



VOL XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, JANUARY 27, 1914 



NO. 26 



SECOND SEMESTER BLANKET TAX 
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 9, 
10 and 11, the Blanket Tax for the second semes- 
ter will be collected in the Manager's room in the 
New Gym. The office hours will be from 8.30 
a. m. to 12.30 p. m. and from 1 to 5 p. m. On pay- 
ment of $7.50 the students will receive the tickets 
of membership in the A.S.B.C. with coupons of 
admission to various intercollegiate contests to be 
held in the spring. The number of coupons is 
greater than that of any previous semester and 
will include admission to five home baseball 
games. At 8 o'clock Feb. 11, the Board of Man- 
agers will meet to consider all applications for 
extensions. 

A plea for the prompt support of the Blanket 
Tax seems hardly necessary. The A.S.B.C. needs 
your money and you need the A.S.B.C. Bowdoin 
organizations are fast getting on a sound finan- 
cial basis. You can help put them there. 



BOWDOIN WILL NOT RUN IN B.A.A. 

Track Manager Koughan has issued the fol- 
lowing statement about Bowdoin's position in re- 
gard to the B.A.A. meet which is to be held on 
Feb. 7: "The date for the close of entries for 
the B.A.A. meet was Saturday, Jan. 24. Bow- 
doin did not send any entries for the reason that 
the Athletic Council voted that Bowdoin should 
not compete in a race with four colleges starting 
at once. As much pressure as possible was 
brought to bear upon the B.A.A. management to 
run the race as first agreed ; namely, Bowdoin vs. 
Maine, and Colby vs. Bates. At a meeting of the 
Athletic Committee of the B.A.A. held Saturday, 
Jan. 17, it was voted unanimously that unless the 
Maine colleges would agree to run as provided 
by the management; namely, as a race for the 
state championship in relay, four colleges starting 
just as two ordinarily, the invitation to the meet 
would be withdrawn. At this notice, the Maine 
colleges, Bowdoin excepted, sent in their entries, 
and will race Feb. 7 for the championship of the 
state. 

There is, however, a Maine Intercollegiate Ath- 
letic Association which has not as yet taken up 
the matter of a state relay championship.. There- 
fore the college which wins this triangular race 



will have no right to call itself the champion of 
the state. 

The Bowdoin relay team will probably compete 
in one of the indoor meets held at Providence or 
New York, and will probably race some institu- 
tion outside the state." 

Bowdoin has been invited to run at the Coast 
Artillery Corps games in Providence, Feb. 21. 

CUT IN RELAY SQUAD 

The first definite cut in the relay squad was- 
made by Coach Magee last Saturday. Each can- 
didate ran 390 yards,— the equivalent of three 
laps on the B.A.A. track. The following 15 men 
were retained: Fox '14, Wright '14, Smith '15, 
Wing '15, Roberts '15, Richardson '15, McWil- 
liams '15, Wyman '16, McElwee '16, Ireland '16, 
Fuller '16, Beal '16, Balfe '17, Crosby '17, Bond 
'17. Among the other candidates were Weather- 
ill '14, A. B. Stetson '15, L. Stetson '15, Prescott 
'15, Eastman '15, C. Hall '16, Irving '16, Pettin- 
gill '16, and Robinson '17. Coach Magee is much 
pleased with the outlook for a winning relay team 
and the prospects for success are very bright. 

The semi-final trials will be held next Saturday, 
Jan. 31, and at that time the second cut in the 
squad will be made. Together with this, a prac- 
tice track meet will be held with the following 
events scheduled: high jump, shot put, hurdles 
and short dashes. 



CLASS OF '68 PRIZE SPEAKING 

Kenneth A. Robinson '14 was the winner of the 
Class of '68 Prize Speaking Contest held in Me- 
morial Hall, last Monday night, January 19th. 
He took for his subject, "Twentieth Century Ten- 
dencies and Alfred Noyes." He said that the 
modern tendencies of poetry are towards realism, 
and that Alfred Noyes is an idealistic poet, not 
visionary but tending from materialism to ideal- 
ism. The judges were Rev. Chauncey W. Good- 
rich, G. Allen Howe, Esq., and Professor G. M. 
Robinson. The programme was as follows : 

Music 
The New Provincialism, Robert Devore Leigh 
An Ideal Restored, Alfred Watts Newcombe 

Music 



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Twentieth Century Tendencies and Alfred 

Noyes, Kenneth Allan Robinson 

The Present Aspect of the Monroe Doctrine, 

Elwyn Collins Gage 
Music 
After College — What? Richard Earle Simpson 
The Physician and Public Health, 

Alfred Everett Gray 
Music 



BRADBURY DEBATE TRIALS 

. The trials for the Bradbury debate were held 
Friday in Memorial Hall. The following men 
were picked : First debate — Affirmative, Garland 
' 16, Hescock ' 16, Tackaberry ' 15, alternate, Ro- 
gers '15; negative, Bacon '15, Coffin '15, McKen- 
ney '15, alternate, Wing '15. Second debate — Af- 
firmative, Edwards '16, Leigh '14, Parsons '16, 
alternate, McWilliams '15; negative, Gage '14, 
Simpson '14, Talbot '15, alternate, Kuhn '15. 



TRIANGULAR LEAGUE DEBATES 

The triangular league debates between Bow- 
doin, Wesleyan and Hamilton will take place on 
March 25. Each college has two teams ; in each 
case the home team supports the affirmative of 
the following question: 

Resolved: That a Federal Commission should 
be established for the regulation of trusts. 

Wesleyan will be at Bowdoin this year. The 
eight men who make the best showing in the 
Bradbury debates will compose the two 'varsity 
teams. 



PUBLIC DEBATE 



Last Tuesday evening a debate was held in 
Memorial Hall on the question, Resolved: That 
the International Workers of the World offer a 
better solution of the present labor problems than 
the American Federation of Labor. The affirma- 
tive was upheld by Leigh '14, McKenney '15 and 
Rollins '15, while the negative was supported by 
Bickford '14, Burns '14 and Talbot '15. The 
judges decided unanimously in favor of the nega- 
tive. 



INTERSCHOLASTIC DEBATING LEAGUE 

The Maine preparatory schools of the Bowdoin 
Interscholastic Debating League will meet March 
6. Owing to the large number of schools com- 
peting this year two leagues have been formed. 
The teams have been chosen and they will meet 
as follows : 

Portland High vs. Cony High at Portland. 



Lewiston High vs. Wilton Academy at Lewis- 
ton. 

Brunswick High vs. Biddeford High at Bruns- 
wick. 

Edward Little High vs. Westbrook High at 
Westbrook. 



TENTATIVE FENCING SCHEDULE 

The fencing schedule, as approved by the Ath- 
letic Council but not yet approved by the Faculty, 
is undoubtedly the best Bowdoin ever had. The 
season opens Saturday evening, Feb. 14, with a 
match with Yale in Brunswick .in the main exer- 
cise room of the Gym. This is the first time a 
Yale team of any kind has ever come into Maine 
and the match should prove a decided attraction. 
The Student Council is planning to make this a 
big event with other forms of entertainment be- 
sides the bouts. On Feb. 20 Bowdoin meets Har- 
vard at Cambridge and on Feb. 28 Williams at 
Williamstown. On March 21 the team fences in 
the intercollegiates at Cambridge against Har- 
vard, Yale and Cornell. Three of these teams 
will go to New York a week later for the inter- 
collegiate finals, where they will meet three teams 
from the southern division. 



INFORMAL FENCING MATCH 
Part of the fencing squad journeyed to Au- 
gusta last Tuesday, Jan. 20, for a strictly informal 
match with the Pianelli Club. It was a practice 
match for both teams, the number of touches not 
being counted, simply the times of each match 
being taken. Leadbetter '16, Floyd '15, Payson 
'14, Porritt '15 and Maroney '17, the instructor, 
were the men to make the trip. Before long a re- 
turn match, also informal, will be held here in 
Brunswick. 



MUSICAL CLUBS AT GORHAM 

The fifth concert of the Bowdoin Musical Clubs 
was held on Thursday evening, Jan. 22, in the 
Town Hall at Gorham. The entertainment was 
held under the auspices of the Gorham Board of 
Trade. The hall was crowded and every selection 
met with well-merited applause. Many of the 
members of the clubs were entertained by Carl 
Warren '12 and John Robie '16. 

The program was that given at the other con- 
certs. 



WORK OF THE SECOND SEMESTER 
Students are reminded that they must register 
for all courses before Thursday, January 29. It 
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signed by the instructors. Registration after 
January 29 will involve the usual payment fees 
for late registration. There will be no necessity 
of registering on the first day of the second sem- 
ester. Classes will begin promptly on scheduled 
time, and absences will be counted as usual from 
the first day. 

The following courses not offered during the 
first semester will be available: 

Botany : Elective for Sophomores, Juniors and 
Seniors ; Professor Copeland. 

Economics 4a, Public Finance : Prerequisite ; 
Economics 1 ; Professor Catlin. 

Economics 6, The Labor Problem : Elective for 
Juniors and Seniors; Professor Catlin. 

Education 2, Secondary Education : Elective 
for Seniors and Juniors who expect to teach; 
Professor McConaughy. 

English 10, Nineteenth Century Essayists : Pre- 
requisite; English 3, Professor Davis. 

English 12, The Drama : Elective for Juniors 
and Seniors; Professor McConaughy. 

Mineralogy: Prerequisite; Chemistry 1, Pro- 
fessor Cram. 

Latin 8, Latin influence in English Literature : 
Elective for Juniors and Seniors, and in special 
cases, Sophomores ; Dean Sills. 



NEW YORK ALUMNI BANQUET 
The Bowdoin College Alumni Association of 
New York will hold its forty-ninth annual meet- 
ing and banquet on Friday evening, Jan. 30, at the 
Hotel Breslin, Broadway and Twenty-ninth 
Street. Joseph B. Roberts, the secretary, has the 
affair in charge. President Hyde and Professor 
McConaughy will represent the college. Profes- 
sor McConaughy will use his illustrated lecture 
on Bowdoin, showing the college and the student 
life as they are today. On the other hand, some 
of the older alumni will give reminiscences of the 
college of the past. 



BOWDOIN'S DIOGENES 

Mr. Isaac Bassett Choate, of the Class of 1862, 
has the following to add to "Bowdoin Traditions" 
in the recently issued pamphlet "Life at Bow- 
doin" : 

"You will pardon me for adding a word to the 
'Bowdoin Traditions' by way of illumination, as it 
were. The word is in relation to 'Diogenes,' who 
is mentioned on page 33. I fear the readers of to- 
day may gain the impression that we of the '50's 
and '6o's did not enjoy the perennial ministration 
and supervision of that embodiment of cynical 
philosophy; that he was an intermittent luminary 
of the campus and of Freshman intellect. No, 



Diogenes was as reliable as any fixed star. His 
lantern heralded the day to many a sleepy colle- 
gian. Had it failed to appear at about 5.30 in the 
morning, attendance upon Chapel would have 
been slim. His duties consisted largely in rousing 
students from their dreams and in kindling their 
fires for the more Sybaritic. Diogenes is not to 
be classed with Daniel Pratt, with 'Eternal Youth' 
or with 'Ever Blest,' who were the comets, as it 
were, of our heavens. His name may have been 
Curtis. He was always called 'Old Curt,' presum- 
ably for short, but it was not easy to escape the 
suspicion that he gained this name because it 
rhymed so well with Dirt." 

INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 

v Schools that have entered the Bowdoin Inter- 
scholastic Indoor Meet, in addition to the list 
printed in the Orient last week, are Lisbon Falls, 
Good Will, Bangor, Saco and Rockland Hio-h 
Schools. 

In addition to the regular track events, there 
will be a relay race between pairs of teams. In 
case an agreement can be reached between the 
different teams, the Bowdoin management pre- 
fers to let the teams choose their own opponents, 
but reserves the right to pick opponents in the 
races in case no such agreement can be made. 

Although none of the races has yet been set- 
tled, it is thought that the following teams will 
meet: Portland vs. Deering, Edward Little vs 
Lewiston, Hebron vs. Kents Hill, Gardiner vs 
Cony, Morse vs. Lincoln, Wilton vs. Abbott" 
Thornton vs. Maine Central Institute, Topsham 
vs. Leavitt, Brunswick vs. Westbrook Seminary. 
MISSION STUDY TO BEGIN 

Soon after the opening of the second semester 
the Y.M.C.A. classes which have been taking 
Bible study will change to the study of missions 
both at home and abroad. For four or five Sun- 
days at 4 p. m. between then and Easter Pro- 
fessor McLean will meet groups in various fra- 
ternity houses. The course will not be a lecture 
course but will be a general discussion of "What 
the College Man Should Know About his Coun- 
try." It will deal particularly with immigrant 
forces, the problem of the city and other subjects 
interesting from the economic as well as other 
standpoints. This course is open to Seniors 
Juniors and Sophomores. 

Professor McConaughy and MacCormick 'k 
will conduct a course for Freshmen in the rooms 
in the dormitories. This will take up more par- 
ticularly foreign fields, their needs, and the way 
these needs are being met. The course is on the 
general subject "What the College Man Should 
Know About Other Lands. ' ' 



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Vol. XLIII JANUARY 27, 1914 No. 26 

The Athletic Council Policy 

An interesting example of the policy of the 
Athletic Council is revealed in the recent decision 
of that body not to enter the four-cornered Maine 
College Relay Race in the B.A.A. Meet. It seems 
that our track coach, who has been intimately 
connected with Boston athletic events for a num- 
ber of years, and who is by experience and judg- 
ment best fitted to pass on the conditions of such 
a race planned, after a careful investigation of the 
facts at issue and conference with the B.A.A. of- 
ficials, decided that such a race would be desir- 
able. He was not, however, invited to offer ad- 
vice or participate in the discussion upon which 
the decision was made. The reasons given were 
purely technical, that is, in regard to the width of 
the track, etc., etc., questions which were for the 
track coach to decide, and which he is eminently 
fitted to decide. The sequel of this decision is 
that Bowdoin, with one of the best relay teams in 



years, will not compete at all in the B.A.A. games, 
but, at an extra expense of seventy-five dollars, 
will journey to Providence to take part in a minor 
relay meet in order to reward the faithful train- 
ing of the squad in preparation for the big annual 
Boston race. Furthermore, the management of 
the B.A.A. is disposed to bar Bowdoin from par- 
ticipation in future meets of this kind. In short, 
through the short-sighted action of the Council, 
Bowdoin indoor relay athletics will undoubtedly 
suffer severe injury. 

We have hesitated for some time to cause any 
friction in our student activities by opposing this 
seemingly consistent policy of the Council of tak- 
ing action without the advice of coaches or mana- 
gers, oftentimes holding meetings without invit- 
ing them to be present. But this recent blunder 
demands the attention of the college body. The 
real reason for this policy is to be found partly in 
the loose organization of the Council and its hap- 
hazard way of doing its business, a method of 
which college men should be ashamed. It is part- 
ly due to the lack of care in selecting members 
who are expert to judge our athletic policies. 

As an example of the methods of the Council, 
the recommendations of an athletic manager re- 
cently for nominees for assistant manager were 
absolutely reversed in the Council without any 
cause being given. In this way, by purely arbi- 
trary means, the only scientific, impartial way of 
choosing candidates for managerships by compe- 
tition was entirely subverted. It is time some ac- 
tion was taken to get more scientific, expert ac- 
tion on these questions. In the meantime, we 
hope it is not too late to reverse the ill-advised 
action in regard to the B.A.A. races and rein- 
state ourselves in the eyes of the sporting public. 



The Gymnasium and the Assemblies 

The Junior Assembly Committee has met with 
opposition in its plan to hold this year's dance in 
the New Gymnasium. Last year those in charge 
of these dances applied for use of the new build- 
ing, but willingly changed their plans on the state- 
ment of those in charge that the confusion due 
to the recent occupancy of the building would ren- 
der its use for such a purpose impracticable. But 
everyone thought last year's mediocre dances 
would be the last in Memorial Hall and sighed 
with relief as the last journey was taken up and 
down the hills and valleys of its floor. This year's 
committee, in anticipation of the change planned 
for next year suggested by the Student Council, 
decided to hold one big Assembly in the Gymna- 
sium. The student body, as a whole, is in favor 
of such a plan, is so strongly in favor of it that a 



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dance in Memorial Hall would be a flat failure, 
financially and socially . Then why should not 
the Gymnasium be used? The objections, al- 
though they appear trivial in print, deserve, per- 
haps, examination and comment. 

It is urged that it will interfere with regular 
gymnasium work. But as adjourns were always 
granted on the day of the dance in years past, 
there is no valid reason for believing that the 
work of the classes will be interfered with in the 
slightest degree. Again it is said that the janitor 
service is not sufficient to get the floor into condi- 
tion. But for years special janitor service has 
been supplied to do the work of preparing Memo- 
rial Hall for the dances, and the same could be 
done for the Gymnasium. If necessary, students 
could be secured to do the work free of charge. 
It has also been stated that such a dance would 
be out of place in the big building. But this, it 
seems, is a matter for the student committee to 
decide, and it is very probable that what the stu- 
dents want will be the most successful sort of a 
social function. There may be real reasons for 
not using the new building, but they have not yet 
come to light. Until they are brought forward, it 
seems to the Orient that the student body should 
be allowed this very legitimate use of a college 
building. 

The attitude maintained in regard to the use of 
this college building reminds us of the early 
Dutch housewives who kept their parlors locked 
except for very important occasions. The Gym- 
nasium, of all buildings, is for use rather than 
ornament, and the students' demands and needs in 
the holding of social functions should be respect- 
ed. It is the custom throughout the country to 
use such buildings for college dances, usually 
much oftener than is proposed by the student body 
at Bowdoin, and many of the donors, both under- 
graduates and alumni, gave their money with the 
idea that it would be a home for Bowdoin dances. 
It is rumored that the Faculty are to act on this 
question in the near future and the students will 
await their conclusions with the keenest interest. 
It is a matter about which they are thoroughly 
aroused and the decision of which will have great 
weight in determining the spirit of the student 
body for the remainder of the year. In the mean- 
time there can be nothing done by the committee 
in regard to arranging for the dance. 



many other places. The book is a modest, graphic 
narrative of the author's fight to reach the south- 
ernmost extremity of the earth. Polar literature 
is greatly enriched by Captain Amundsen's book. 

"Industrial Combinations and Trusts," edited 
by William S. Stevens, Ph.D., Instructor in Co- 
lumbia University, is a very instructive book on 
many phases of the subject. It contains inter- 
esting chapters on such subjects as How a Trust 
is Formed, How a Patent Monopoly Works, How 
the Steel Corporation Came to be Formed, How 
the Oil, Powder and Tobacco Trusts Were Dis- 
solved, and many other topics of vital importance. 
The work should be of especial interest to eca- - 
nomics students. 

"La Follette's Autobiography," by Robert MT_ 
La Follette, bids fair to take its place among the- 
great political memoirs. It portrays the remark- 
able life of a courageous leader and hard working 
man who triumphed after a long struggle with 
poverty and debt, and whose thirty years of pub- 
lic life have been spent in fighting powerful finan- 
cial and political situations. Its vividness and! 
frankness combine to make the volume interest- 
ing for its political as well as its historical im- 
portance, for in a large measure it is a story of 
the progress of democracy in America. 



Cfte Libratp Cable 

"The South Pole," by Roald Amundsen, and 
translated from the Norwegian by A. G. Chater, 
is being well received by the press in London, 
New York, Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh and 



Cfte SDtftet QLollese* 

The students at Harvard have hit upon a re- 
markably novel idea for obtaining seclusion dur- 
ing "finals." They hang common red lanterns, 
from the windows, and a would-be caller seeing 
the lantern so displayed is informed that the oc- 
cupant of the room is "boning" and does not wish 
to be disturbed. 

Two students at the University of Pennsyl- 
vania have committed suicide during the past 
week and a third has been accidently drowned. 

There are 132 foreign students at the Univer- 
sity of Illinois. Of these fifty-three are Chinese, 
and twenty-two nationalities are represented. 

University of Oregan students have recently 
introduced an innovation in regard to mass meet- 
ings. Before each rally an old house is secured, 
and it is the duty of the Freshmen to move the 
structure to the scene of the rally and there trans- 
form it into a giant bonfire. 

According to figures recently made public, 1708 
students or a little less than half of the total 
registration of 3623, took part in some form of 
athletics at Yale during the fall months. 

At present it appears likely that Columbia will 
adopt the honor system which has been so well 
established in some colleges. A canvass, ha.s been 



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taken in the various classes to ascertain the num- 
ber of the student body in favor of such a change. 
In the senior class it was found that eleven to one 
were in favor of the system, while about twenty- 
five per cent, were indifferent. In the junior class 
seven to one were in favor of the system. The 
sophomores supported it eight to one, while the 
School of Journalism voted ninety-five per cent, 
for the new measure. 

A steady increase in the number of candidates 
for admission to Harvard who failed to pass the 
entrance examinations is shown in a compilation 
of statistics for the last seven years. Of the 885 
boys who took the examinations in June and Sep- 
tember last, 25.7 per cent, failed to meet the re- 
quirements. In 1906 only 12.7 per cent, of the 
■candidates were rejected. More severe examina- 
tions and the policy of the university in radically 
reducing the number of students admitted with 
conditions are considered the chief causes of the 
increases in failures. The figures show that the 
candidates found the English examinations the 
hardest to pass. 

The University of Nebraska has introduced a 
decided innovation in American collegiate educa- 
tion in the form of a correspondence course for 
the convicts of the State penitentiary. Thirty- 
four men, among them four life prisoners, have 
already applied for enrollment. The courses, 
which comprise arithmetic, American history, 
grammar, literature, bookkeeping, and agricul- 
ture are elective, and are open to all convicts. 
Their purpose is to prepare convicts to be self- 
supporting when they are released. 

During the past football season Carlisle and a 
few other colleges tried the experiment of num- 
bering their players, and in a game with Cornell 
Friday night, Harry Fisher, graduate director of 
athletics at Columbia numbered his basketball 
players. In both cases the experiment proved 
highly satisfactory to spectators as well as to 
^coaches and players. 

The students at Graz University, Rome, Italy, 
upon finding that their demands for an Italian 
faculty were not to be acceded to started a public 
agitation. On their parade around the city they 
found the path blockaded by the German students, 
and a serious fight took place. Police interfer- 
ence was necessary to quiet the disturbance. 

The faculty of Denison University have voted 
to abolish sororities at Shepardson College, the 
women's department of the institution. The 
method to be pursued will be to forbid the pledg- 
ing or initiation of any new members. In this 
way the chapters will automatically become ex- 
tinct within four years. 

In continuation of the exchange professorship 



plan which already includes France, Germany and 
Japan, Harvard University is considering an ex- 
change of professors and also of students with 
the University of Chile. Dr. Carlos de Pena, the 
minister to this country from Uruguay, is prepar- 
ing to take up with Harvard a proposal for a sim- 
ilar exchange with the national university of 
Uruguay. 

New York University has decided to reorganize 
the Washington Square Collegiate Department of 
the University as a liberal arts college to be 
known as the Washington Square College. The 
new college will offer in addition to the two regu- 
lar four-year courses leading to the baccalaureate 
degrees, a special four-year course which will 
combine two years of cultural training with two 
years of specialized training in commerce and 
other vocational studies. 

Statistics compiled from managers' lists at the 
University of Michigan show that 1,137 men, or 
44 per cent, of the total enrollment of the insti- 
tution, were engaged in some form of athletics 
last fall. This is an increase of 144 over last 
year's total. Football, with 212 names enrolled, 
called out the greatest number of men. Rowing 
is second with 157, while track and tennis are 
third and fourth with 143 and 112 respectively. 

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is 
the first institution in the country to establish a 
course in the study of the mechanics of air navi- 
gation. Apparatus has been installed, and the 
work of instruction will begin at once. The 
primary purpose of the course is to fit men to de- 
sign aeroplanes, and it is estimated that a year 
will be required to turn out proficient designers. 
It is planned to make the course practical as well 
as theoretical, and for this purpose special labora- 
tories, air tunnels, etc., in which the students may 
test their own aeroplanes will be constructed. 

Vaughn S. Blanchard, former Bates track cap- 
tain, and now coach of the Worcester Academy 
track team, has organized his athletes into a 
"Snow-shovel brigade." A part of their regular 
training consists in keeping the academy paths 
free from snow. 

Pennsylvania has nineteen 'varsity sports ; 
Cornell, 15; Harvard, 14; Columbia and Prince- 
ton, 13; Yale, 12; Michigan, Wisconsin, Chicago 
and Illinois, 11 ; and Dartmouth, 7. 

During the holidays Cambridge and Oxford 
made a trip to Berne, Switzerland, to play their 
annual hockey game. Cambridge won by a score 
of ten goals to one. 

Wesleyan formally opened its new $40,000 
swimming pool Friday night. The pool is 70x30 
feet, and is equipped with a filter system. 



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Guy Nickolls, the old Oxford oarsman, and at 
present coach of the Leander Boat Crew of Lon- 
don, England, has cabled his formal acceptance 
of the offer to assist in coaching the Yale crews 
this coming spring. 

Figuies recently compiled show that Harvard 
ranks fourth among the colleges in registration, 
but only ninth in number of men eligible for the 
'varsity athletic teams. 

ITarvard football players will be requested to 
refrain from writing special articles for the 
newspapers next fall. Captain Brickley and 
Hardwick have already been offered $100 a game 
for special articles. 

Dr. Thomas F. Kane has been removed from 
the presidency of the University of Washington 
by the vote of the Board of Regents, and Dean 
Henry Landes has been appointed temporary 
president. As a result of this action, Governor 
Lister requested the resignation of four of the six 
members on the Board, and one other member re- 
signed voluntarily. 

Jeff Davis, president of the International Asso- 
ciation of Itinerant Workers of the World, is 
touring the West in the interests of his society. 
He is in great demand as a public speaker, and 
has delivered speeches at several of the Western 
■colleges. 



CIuo anO Council Sheetings 

At a meeting of the Athletic Council held Mon- 
day evening, Jan. 19, the baseball, football, ten- 
nis and fencing schedules were presented and dis- 
cussed. The tentative schedules were approved 
by the Council and have now to be approved by 
the Faculty. 

At the meeting of the Board of Managers held 
Saturday, Jan. 17th, the fencing schedule was dis- 
cussed, and a provisional appropriation of $35 
for the Fencing Association was voted. Track 
and Y.M.C.A. appropriations were discussed, and 
the matter of extensions was brought up. 

At another meeting of the Board of Managers 
"held Friday, Jan. 23, it was voted that holders of 
Blanket Tax tickets should be admitted to all the 
home baseball games except the Ivy Day game 
and the alumni game. The collection of the sec- 
ond semester's tax was discussed. 



2Dn t&e Campus 

Meserve '11 was on the campus Sunday. 
Bancroft '17 is home on account of illness. 
The "dark and gloomy days" are at hand. 
Coffin '15 has been elected chairman of the 
•Quill Board. 



Loyal Sewall of Bath has entered college as a 
special student. 

D. K. Merrill '15 has returned to college after a 
two weeks' illness. 

All the Maine colleges are on Harvard's base- 
ball schedule this year. 

Mason e^r-'i4 was on the campus last week. He 
intends to return to college next semester. 

There will be no classes in gym during exami- 
nations. Makeups, however, will be given every 
day at 4.30. 

A number of students attended the reception 
tendered Tuesday evening to Rev. Chauncey W. 
Goodrich, the new pastor of the Church on the 
Hill. 

Duncan Langdon, Brown '13, the travelling sec- 
retary of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity has been 
a guest of the Bowdoin chapter during the past 
week. 

In last week's issue of the Orient, in the ac- 
count of the meeting of the Monday Night Club, 
the name of L. W. Pratt '14 was omitted from the 
list of members. 

The musical clubs rendered several selections 
at the ladies' night of the Brunswick Club last 
week. West '15 gave a number of vocal solos 
and Ramsay '15 read. 

The Junior Assembly Committee is unable to 
give out the dates of the two assemblies. It has 
not yet been decided whether they will be held in 
the new gym or Memorial Hall. 

Mr. Charles D. Hine, Secretary of the State 
Board of Education of Connecticut, was visiting 
here Saturday. He is visiting many of the colleges 
of the country, and this is the only college of the 
state he visits. 

Tom Bragg of Bangor, who has always taken 
a lively interest in Bowdoin football, has offered 
a cup to be competed for by the candidates for 
next year's team. It will be awarded to the man 
who can make the longest punt in competition. 

The class sings will begin immediately after the 
close of examinations. Each class practices songs 
one hour a week in preparation for the contest 
which is held on the steps of the Art Building 
about the last of May or the first of June. Mr. 
Wass is in charge of the singing, and the winning 
class will receive the silver cup. This cup was 
won by the class of 1913 last year. 



ffiBftft t&e JFacuItp 

President Hyde will probably speak at the 
Boys' Conference at Lewiston, Feb. 14. Profes- 
sor McConaughy will speak at the opening ban- 
quet, Feb. 13. 



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"Motor Rambles in Europe" is the title of a 
series of articles by Professor Files appearing at 
intervals in the Portland Sunday Telegram and 
The Brunswick Record. 

This week Thursday, Professor McConaughy 
will speak to the Haverhill Teachers' Association. 
Friday morning he will speak at the White Plains 
High School, New York, using his illustrated lec- 
ture on Bowdoin. 

President Hyde was the principal speaker at 
the annual meeting of the Maine League of Loan 
and Building Associations held last Wednesday at 
the Hotel Eagle. The subject of his address was 
"Tips to the Small Investor," and is given in full 
in the last issue of The Brunswick Record. It is 
of such unusual merit that the Association is hav- 
ing it printed in pamphlet form. In his address 
President Hyde gave the following advice to the 
usual small investors: "Let stocks of all kinds 
severely alone. Whoever launches them, save as 
an expert, large investor, soon or late, in nine 
cases out of ten, will pay in poverty his folly's 
penalty." In the afternoon, upon invitation of 
President Hyde, the men visited the college, going 
through the Hubbard Library, the Walker Art 
Building, the chapel, and the new gymnasium. 

Professors Burnett, Nixon, Davis, Mr. Furbish 
and Mrs. Davis are members of the cast of "Qual- 
ity Street," a play to be given Feb. ioth, by the 
Brunswick Dramatic Club, at a closed perform- 
ance. Dr. Burnett has the leading part of "Val- 
entine Brown." Professor Bell is chairman of 
the committee which has the play in charge. 

Rev. E. D. Johnson and Prof. K, C. M. Sills at- 
tended the funeral of William G. Ellis in Gardi- 
ner, Tuesday. Bishop Codman officiated at the 
service. 



CALENDAR 



Jan. 

27-28. Fencing practice, 5.30, New Gym. 

27. Public Debate, 6.45. 

29. Exams begin. 

Gym Makeups, 4.30. 
Feb. 

9. Second Semester begins. 
10. Masque and Gown, Bath. 
14. Fencing, Yale vs. Bowdoin, New Gym. 
20. Fencing, Harvard vs. Bowdoin, Cambridge. 



alumni Department 

'62. — The following poem by Isaac Bassett 
Choate recently appeared in the Transcript: 
The idle singer of an idle song 
Goes musingly along 



Where centuries before 
Went singing so the idle troubadour. 
As fledgling swallows leave their native nest. 

Songs flutter from his breast, 

Take their adventurous flight 
Careless of praise, — careless as well of slight. 
But he, the singer, hopes his song may meet 

Some heart that's warm to greet 

The wanderer, — bid it come 
Beneath the shelter of a loving home; 
There entertain with cheerful fire and rest 

The stranger as a guest, 

And, asking for its name, 
Learn from whose heart the simple music came. 
So shall the idle songs that now we hear 

Sing on from year to year, 

And in the joy they give 
The memory of the singing heart shall live. 

'jj. — Miss Marie Ahnaghito Peary, only daugh- 
ter of Rear Admiral and Mrs. Robert E. Peary, 
made her debut in Washington recently. She met 
hundreds of friends of her parents amid floral 
offerings and under the well-worn flag which her 
father carried for sixteen years in the repeated 
expeditions that terminated only with his discov- 
ery of the north pole. 

Admiral and Mrs. Peary were also present to 
receive the congratulations of the large company, 
in which all of Washington's many sets were rep- 
resented. 

Following the reception, Admiral and Mrs. 
Peary took the receiving party with a number of 
young men to the Army and Navy Club for the 
bi-weekly dinner dance there. 

'83. — Herbert E. Cole, former principal of Bath 
High School, was elected to take the place for the 
remainder of the year of Principal W. Bert An- 
drews of Westbrook High School, who has been 
granted a leave of absence. Mr. Cole is a Bow- 
doin man and has had much experience in this 
class of work and is considered one of the fore- 
most high school principals of the state. 

'91. — Rev. Henry H. Noyes of Island Falls has 
been extended a call to the pastorate of the Union 
Congregational Church of Fisherville. Mr. Noyes 
is a graduate of Andover Theological Seminary. 
He is married and has a son fourteen years old. 
He is a director of the State of Maine Conference 
of Congregational Churches and also is its cor- 
responding secretary. 

'04. — Bernard Archibald of Houlton was ap- 
pointed county attorney of Aroostook County, 
Jan. 14th, by Gov. Haines to succeed the late Per- 
ley C. Brown of Presque Isle. 

'66. — Philip F. Chapman of Portland and 
Thomas B. Walker of Biddeford have just 1 been 
admitted to practice before the federal court's.- 



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VOL. XLIII 



BRUNSWICK. MAINE, FEBRUARY 10. 1914 



NO. 27 



FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 

For the first time in a number of years, the 
Bowdoin football team will open its season away 
from home next fall. The opening game will be 
with Amherst on Sept. 26. This is the first time 
that Amherst and Bowdoin have met on the 
gridiron since 1910. On account of so hard a 
game for the opener, varsity men must be back 
earlier than usual next fall. 

Up to a late hour before going to press, the 
schedule had not been approved by the faculty, 
but it is not thought that any change will be 
made. 

The schedule follows : 

Sept. 26 — Amherst at Amherst. 

Oct. 3 — Wesleyan at Middletown. 

Oct. 10 — Trinity at Hartford. 

Oct. 17 — Boston College at Brunswick. 

Oct. 24 — Colby at Brunswick. 

Oct. 31 — Bates at Brunswick. 

Nov. 7 — Maine at Orono. 

Nov. 14— Tufts at Medford. 



BOWDOIN TO RACE TUFTS 

The Bowdoin relay team will race against 
Tufts at the Armory Athletic Club games at 
Providence, R. I., Feb. 21. This announcement 
was made by Manager Koughan following Bow- 
doin's refusal to compete in a four-cornered race 
at the B.A.A. last Saturday. The distance has 
not yet been decided. 

Bowdoin and Tufts last met at the B.A.A. in 
1912, Bowdoin won in the time of 3 minutes, 
13 2-5 seconds, each man running 390 yards. 

Coach Magee has sent his men over the course 
on time and although no times have been given 
out for publication, it is understood that the work 
of the men compares very favorably with that of 
teams of former years. 



THE BLANKET TAX 

Yesterday morning the collection of the second 
semester's Blanket Tax began in the Managers' 
Room in the New Gym. The Board of Managers, 
which sleeps not, is on duty from 8.30 in the 
morning until 6 o'clock at night to exchange your 
$7.50 for a long ticket conveying besides numer- 
ous admission tickets the privilege of member- 



ship in the A.S.B.C. The tickets are seven in 
number, granting admission to five baseball 
games, the dual track meet with Tech, and the 
fencing match with Yale. This is the longest list 
of admissions yet granted by the Blanket Tax. 

Mid-years is as critical a time in the affairs of 
the Blanket Tax as it is in the affairs of the 
student. In the fall with your summer's wages in 
your pocket and a football season staring you in 
the eye, it is easy to pay your tax. At mid-years, 
with term bills imminent and a lull in athletics, 
the payment of $7.50 for the support of Bow- 
doin's activities is a severe test of one's loyalty. 
During the last three semesters the Blanket Tax 
has proved itself the fairest and most efficient 
way of supporting our activities. It has received 
the splendid support which it merited, but support 
through a year and a half is not enough. The 
first year it was upheld by those by whom it was 
organized. This year it is up to us, who perhaps 
do not realize that it is still in its infancy. Shall 
we let the first half-year be successful and the 
second a partial failure or shall we put our organ- 
izations on a permanent basis? If you cannot 
pay now, get an extension. Register your loyalty 
in one way or the other. 

Board of Managers. 



THE BULL DOG AND POLAR BEAR MEET 

Next Saturday evening, Feb. 14, for the first 
time in history a Yale team will enter Maine for 
an athletic contest. Teams from this state meet 
Yale in various sports but the Bull-Dog has never 
before entered the territory of the Polar Bear. 
The presence of the Blue in the State is sure to 
attract wide attention and many people from 
Brunswick and out of town will undoubtedly be 
drawn to the New Gymnasium Saturday night at 
8 o'clock. The contest will be one rarely seen in 
Maine — Fencing. None of the other colleges in 
the state have fencing teams, but at Bowdoin the 
sport has brought us into competition with the 
biggest colleges in the country. Because of the 
fact that fencing matches are seldom seen in this 
region, the match has excited great interest. 

The fencing team, under Coach Maroney, is 
one of the best in years. Floyd '15, a veteran of 
last year, is the main-stay of the team, while the 



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other two men will be chosen from Payson '14, 
Porritt '15 and Leadbetter '16. Each man will 
fence with each of the three Yale men, making 
nine bouts in all. The fencing will take place in 
the main exercise room on a raised platform, 
around which the seats will be arranged for spec- 
tators. 

If the combined efforts of Dr. Whittier and his 
gym staff, the Student Council, and the Fencing 
Manager are of any avail, the evening will be a 
memorable one. It is proposed to give people 
outside the college a chance to see the New Gym 
and the new style of work that is being done by 
the classes. For this purpose there will be ex- 
hibitions between the fencing bouts of various 
kinds of work. Picked squads of 16 men will go 
through the work done in regular gym and Ma- 
roney and Kimball will give exhibitions of tum- 
bling and the use of the apparatus. Both these 
men are experts and will give a skilled perform- 
ance. 

Before 1896 Bowdoin Gym teams used to travel 
all over the State giving exhibitions. These per- 
formances were of a very high order and men 
worked as hard to make the teams as they do the 
athletic teams nowadays. The exhibitions were 
run off like a circus with a master of ceremonies, 
spangles, etc. This revival of gymnasium ex- 
hibitions recalls memories of Professor Files as a 
trapeze artist and of Dr. Dudley Sargent sitting 
in a rocking-chair on a trapeze in the Portland 
City Hall. 

The admission to the match will be free to 
holders of Blanket Tax tickets and 50 cents to 
outsiders. 



NOTICE TO A.S.B.C. MEMBERS 

The annual election of football manager and 
assistant football manager will be held next Sat- 
urday evening at the time of the Yale-Bowdoin 
Fencing Match. The ballots will be cast in the 
Board of Managers' Room. The voting hours 
will be from 7 to 8 p. m. 

Only members of the A.S.B.C— those who 
have paid their blanket tax tickets, or have been 
granted valid extensions are eligible to vote. 

The candidates are as follows : — 

For Football Manager— J. C. MacDonald '15, 
H. P. Verrill '15, W. Livingstone '15, alternate. 

For Assistant Football Manager— A. E. Little- 
field '16, Lew Noble '16, E. P. Garland - i6, alter- 
nate. 



THE NEW YORK ALUMNI MEET 

The forty-fourth annual dinne* of the Bowdoin 
College Alumni Association of New York City 



was held at the Hotel Breslin, New York City, 
Friday evening, Jan. 30, 1914. Eighty-six were 
in attendance. 

The dinner was in honor of Mr. William J. 
Curtis '75. President Horace E. Henderson '79 
was toastmaster. "The Old and New Bowdoin" 
was the principal topic of discussion. General 
Thomas H. Hubbard '57, William J. Curtis '75, 
George W. Tillson 'yy and Henry A. Huston '79 
gave reminiscences of the old days. Following 
this Professor James L. McConaughy presented 
slides illustrating the college of today and yester- 
day. This was followed by stories of the college 
of today by the younger men. These younger 
graduates were Dr. Fred H. Albee '99, Roscoe M. 
Hupper '07, John S. Simmons '09, Robert D. 
Cole '12, and Paul H. Douglass '13. The Asso- 
ciation was also fortunate in having present some 
of the younger graduates from far distant cor- 
ners of the globe, among others being E. L. 
Brigham '04, from China; J. H. Brett '05, from 
China ; C. J. Donnell '05, from the Philippines, 
and A. J. Chadbourne '07, from Mexico. One of 
the unexpected guests at the dinner was Hon. 
Henry B. Quinby '69, ex-Governor of New 
Hampshire, who made a very happy speech. 

At the dinner President Hyde spoke of gifts or 
bequests being received since the last Commence- 
ment, approximately of $100,000, and in addition 
to that, under the will of the Hon. Edwin B. 
Smith '56, the college will receive ultimately from 
his estate $500,000 or more. 

With great enthusiasm a wireless telegram was 
ordered sent to Donald B. MacMillan '98, leader 
of the Crocker Land Expedition, now wintering 
at Etah, Greenland. With him on that expedi- 
tion, as surgeon, is Dr. Harrison J. Hunt '02. 

It was also appropriate for the Association to 
introduce and sing at the dinner an original song 
dedicated to our mascot, the polar bear, our mas- 
cot being particularly appropriate since the dis- 
covery of the North Pole by Admiral Robert E. 
Peary 'yy. 

The officers for the coming year are : Presi- 
dent, George W. Tillson 'yy; vice-presidents, 
Hon. D. S. Alexander '70, Dr. Lucien Howe '70, 
Henry A. Huston '79, Edward T. Little '87, 
James D. Merriam '92, and Dr. Fred H. Albee 
'99 ; secretary, Joseph B. Roberts '95 ; correspond- 
ing secretary, George H. D. Foster '95; treasur- 
er, George R. Walker '02; chorister, Harvey D. 
Gibson '02 ; executive committee, Harold F. Dana 
'99, John W. Frost '04, Louis H. Fox '06, John S. 
Simmons '09, Stanley W. Pierce '11, Walter F. 
Eberhardt '13. 

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nam, Hon., '94, General Thomas H. Hubbard '57, 
Rev. Horatio O. Ladd '59, Augustus F. Libby '64, 
Hon. Henry B. Quinby '69, ex-Governor of New 
Hampshire, Dr. Lucien Howe '70, W. J. Curtis 
'75, F. R. Upton '75, Dr. Henry H. Smith '77, 
George W. Tillson '77, Horace E. Henderson '79, 
H. A. Huston '79, F. E. Lally '82, James D. Mer- 
riman '92, Rev. George C. DeMott '94, E. H. 
Sykes '94, Allen L. Churchill '95, George H. D. 
Foster '95, Hoyt A. Moore '95, Joseph B. Roberts 
'95, George T. Ordway '96, Dr. Mortimer War- 
ren '96, H. H. Pierce '96, Prof. William W. Law- 
rence '98, Dr. Fred H. Albee '99, Harold F. Dana 
'99, H. K. McCann '02, George R. Walker '02, H. 
D. Gibson '02, Roscoe H. Hupper '07, Arthur H. 
Ham '08. 



EDWIN BRADBURY SMITH '56 

Edwin Bradbury Smith, the late donor of 
Bowdoin's latest bequest, was born Oct. 3, 1832, 
at Kennebunkport, Me. He was the fourth child 
and the third son of Oliver Smith and Caroline 
(Bradbury) Smith. He prepared for college at 
Bridgton Academy under W. M. Baker (Bow- 
doin 1847). At Bowdoin he was a member of the 
Peucinian Society, of the Delta Kappa Epsilon 
Fraternity, and at graduation was elected to Phi 
Beta Kappa. He graduated from Bowdoin in the 
class of 1856. He studied law in the office of 
Hon. Edward E. Bourne (Bowdoin 1816) at 
Kennebunk and was admitted to the York County 
bar in September, 1858. Beginning the following 
March, he practiced law for three years in Limer- 
ick, Me. He enlisted as a private in the First 
Maine Battery in August. 1862, but was rejected 
at Augusta on examination. The same year he 
lesumed practice at Saco,Me., with Colonel Rufus 
P. Tapley. From 1864 to 1867 he served as dep- 
uty collector of U. S. customs. As representative 
of Saco he served in the State legislature from 
1870 to 1872 and was speaker of the House in 
1872. From 1873 to 1875 he was reporter of de- 
cisions of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. 
On Sept. 4, 1875 he was appointed assistant attor- 
ney general of the United States, a position he 
held till 1881, serving under Attorney Generals 
Edward Pierpont, Alphonso Taft and Charles 
Devens. He then removed to New York City and 
became a partner in the law firm known as Stan- 
ley, "Clark & Smith, with an office at 56 Pine St. 
After his resignation he was employed by the 
government as special counsel in the Guiteau 
case. His specialty, however, was the prosecu- 
tion of cases pertaining to revenue laws and he 
built up a large and lucrative practice, becoming 
one of the most notable figures in the United 



States courts. He was a member of the Asso- 
ciation of the Bar of the City of New York, the 
New York Law Institution, the New England So- 
ciety, the Union League, the Lawyers, and Uni- 
versity Clubs. He died, Jan. 5, 1914, at his apart- 
ments in the Kenmore, West 57th St., where he 
had resided, unmarried, for thirty years. 



BOWDOIN'S HALF-MILLION 

The Boston Transcript for January 31st con- 
tained the following editorial comment on the re- 
cent gift, which we take this opportunity of re- 
printing. It is a very complimentary but accu- 
rate summary of the status of the College : 

To him that hath shall be given. It was Presi- 
dent Hyde of Bowdoin who electrified his alumni 
at a dinner a few years ago by the announcement 
that the college needed no more funds. "For the 
present," was the qualifying clause. And last 
night, at a meeting of the graduates in New York 
City, it was his agreeable duty to proclaim a be- 
quest of half a million from the late Edwin Brad- 
bury Smith of the class of '56. To the alumni, 
even those most intimate in the councils of the in- 
stitution, and, it is conjectured, to Mr. Hyde as 
well, the gift was a bolt from the blue, although 
Mr. Smith was reputed to possess considerable 
wealth and was known as a loyal graduate. His 
post-academic career may be regarded as fairly 
typical of the excellent service rendered by Bow- 
doin men to the country: lawyer, member of the 
Maine Assembly and its Speaker in 1871 ; assist- 
ant attorney general under President Grant and 
through the Hayes Administration, and an active 
participant in public affairs. The position of 
Bowdoin College is unique. It is the only men's 
college in Maine. Its enrolment is relatively 
static, at about 350 men. These come from wide- 
ly distributed localities and, in large proportion, 
as the sons of Bowdoin men, are inheritors of a 
tradition. There is also a considerable represen- 
tation from that able and masterful stock of the 
Maine families which have bred leaders of men 
for every part of the country. The urge of this 
example is bound to make the influence of the in- 
stitution intensive; the responsibility which it 
lays on youth is especially intimate and personal, 
and it is doubtful whether the long list of notable 
names among the Bowdoin graduates can be as- 
signed to accident. Such a tradition is cumula- 
tive. 

The college is well equipped; its library rarely 
succeeds in reestablishing the dignity and distinc- 
tion of the English academic architecture in a 
New English academic grove, and is, added to 
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THE BOWDOIN ORIENT 



Published every Tuesday of the Collegiate year by 

The Bowdoin Publishing Company 

in the Interests of the Students of 

BOWDOIN COLLEGE 



lege mates, any labor for the institution, a free 
gift of love. 



EDITORIAL BOARD 



Robert D. Leigh, 1914, 
Austin H. MacCormick, 1915, 
Richard E. Simpson, 1914, 



Editor-in-Chief 

Managing Editor 

Alumni Editor 



DEPARTMENT AND ASSOCIATE EDITORS 

John F. Rollins, 1915, The Library Table 

D. H. Sayward, 1916, On The Campus 

Raymond C. Hamlin, 1916, With The Faculty 

J. Glenwood Winter, 1916, The Other Colleges 

K. A. Robinson, 1914 

G. H. Talbot, 1915 

F. P. McKenney, 1915 

D. J. Edwards, 1916 

E. C. Hawes, 1916 

Contributions are requested from all undergraduates 
alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
be accepted. 

All communications regarding subscriptions should be 
addressed to the Business Manager of the Bowdoin Pub- 
lishing Co. Subscriptions, $2.00 per year, in advance. 
Single copies, 10 cents. 



BOWDOIN PUBLISHING COMPANY 

Alfred E. Gray, 1914 Business Manager 

Arthur G. McWilliams, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Philip W. Porritt, 1915, Assistant Manager 

Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mail Matter 

Vol. XLIII FEBRUARY 10, 1914 No. 27 

The Expression of Loyalty 

Much space, editorial and otherwise, has been 
devoted to the large gift to the College announced 
by President Hyde at the New York Alumni din- 
ner recently. A short account of the life of the 
generous donor appears elsewhere in this issue. 
The Orient would only turn the attention of the 
undergraduate body for a thoughtful moment to 
the significance of such alumni loyalty as was dis- 
played by Mr. Smith. In various parts of the 
country within the past month bands of Bowdoin 
men have been gathering to revive for a night 
their college memories. Theirs is an active, po- 
tent loyalty, an influence which has added to the 
name and fame of Bowdoin incalculably. And 
we as undergraduates, whatever our selfish mo- 
tives for advancing our college interests, must 
recognize increasingly this larger tie of college 
brotherhood which makes any task for our col- 



Big Indoor Athletic Event 

Elsewhere in this issue is an account of the 
Fencing Match and Athletic Exhibition to be held 
here Saturday evening. A peculiar significance 
attaches to this event. Not only is it the first 
thing of its kind but points, we hope, to the de- 
velopment of an interest in these two branches of 
winter athletic activity, which will be particularly 
strong. Other institutions support a multitude 
of minor winter sports. At Bowdoin there are 
the three: indoor track work, fencing, and gym- 
nasium work. With the long winter months when 
our sport enthusiasm is usually in abeyance we 
are now to have the opportunity to attach a 
strong college pride to these indoor sports. Let's 
all get behind the Fencing Team in their match 
with old Eli. Bowdoin should win the reputation 
of being a fencing college. 



A New Limitations Plan 

It will be remembered that the Student Council 
last year considered the matter of a plan for reg- 
ulating the number of activities in which any one 
student may participate. After investigation by 
two committees and discussion in a student meet- 
ing the matter was formally abandoned because, 
as the committee of the Council reported, "no ar- 
tificial plan such as was suggested at the student 
meeting, or has been heretofore proposed by the 
former committee of the Council, or none that its 
members can devise will adequately meet the 
problem." 

The significant part of the agitation last year 
was that the Council, after its thorough discus- 
sion and study of the question, felt that the real 
evil of over-participation by individuals existed. 
A letter to the Orient by Robert Hale of the 
class of 1910, printed last year, states the situa- 
tion as follows : "The aim of such a scheme of 
limitations is, I suppose, to prevent the individual 
undergraduate from diffusing his energies over 
too wide a field of college activities to the detri- 
ment of his work and his best intellectual train- 
ing. I think the evil aimed at is a real one, and 
that an agitation for its remedy should be under- 
taken is a hopeful sign. Diffuseness and super- 
ficiality are the criticisms most reasonably and 
justly aimed at the American system of univer- 
sity education. If this reform or any other re- 
form can give the Bowdoin undergraduate deeper 
appreciations in art, literature and music and 
above all arouse him from his lethargy in matters 
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to support the measure." He proceeded to point 
out the vital weakness of the schemes proposed; 
that they by their very artificiality and rigidity 
failed to really regulate individuals most needed. 

The Orient at that time suggested that with 
the light of publicity thrown on the evil the in- 
dividuals should do away with over-participation 
by voluntary effort. But the evil still exists. 

A scheme is now proposed which seems to do 
away with the defects of artificial rules and regu- 
lation. By its nature, that of a deliberative board, 
it is elastic and is planned to treat each individual 
case. It would limit only where over-participa- 
tion exists. Its power would be advisory, but if 
we understand the nature of the evil, advisory 
power from an intelligent committee is precisely 
what is needed. Almost all of those who now 
suffer from over-participation would welcome 
such advice as a reason for refusing to take part 
in more student activities, and others could easily 
be shown the folly of the diffusion of their ener- 
gies. 

This plan for a Limitations Board is now before 
the Student Council and will, we hope, soon be 
submitted to the consideration of the student body. 
The adoption of it is not in any sense radical, as 
the powers granted are merely advisory and if it 
proves a failure, it will result in no harm in hav- 
ing; been tried. Let us give it a trial. 



Our Dormitories 

The communication printed in this issue de- 
serves the thoughtful consideration of our read- 
ers. "A Student" seems to possess an insight 
into the "old" and "new" in Bowdoin life which 
is not often revealed on the campus. In this mat- 
ter of the care of the dormitories we have been 
slow to realize the new attitude which is being 
taken by those in charge of them. Time was in 
"the good old days" when they were considered 
mere necessary sleeping quarters, when no one 
had much respect for their condition or contents. 
But within the past five years the College and its 
officers have made great efforts to make the 
rooms more attractive, cleaner and more sanitary. 
The janitor service has been improved and the 
general spirit is of cooperation where possible 
and conscientious care and provision for our 
needs. This has met with response on the part of 
the students, but not as much as there should be. 
There are still those among us who believe it is a 
part of Bowdoin tradition to be "cut-ups" and 
"reckless young blocks'" rather than gentlemen, 
just as there are those who still believe a Bow- 
doin man is expressing college spirit in dissipa- 



tion and idleness rather than clean, hard work. 
But "the old order changeth" and a new spirit 
such as is expressed in the communication will 
mean the development of all that is best and most 
forceful in our campus life. 



Bowdoin's Half-Million, continued from p. 215 

that, admirably fashioned to its mechanical uses; 
its halls and dormitories are adequate, and the 
gymnasium, completed about a year ago, is one 
of the best in the country. At a meeting in Bos- 
ton a week or two ago, President Hyde remarked 
that the next need of the college was a general in- 
crease of the salaries and the establishment of 
more scholarships. From this pronouncement it 
is not amiss to conjecture that such may be the 
ends to which this newest gift will be applied. 

As when a coveted and distinguished honor is. 
awarded a man whose modesty has been as stead- 
fast as his merit and his usefulness, this bequest 
to Bowdoin College is as warm a pleasure to the 
friends and admirers of the institution as to its 
alumni. 



NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION MEETS 

A majority of the delegates to the annual meet- 
ing of the New England Intercollegiate Associa- 
tion in Boston Saturday favored holding the 
championship field and track games in the Har- 
vard Stadium next May. Williams and Trinity- 
preferred Pratt Field, Springfield. 

The following officers were elected : President,. 
J. M. White, M.I.T.; vice-president, W. R. Still- 
man, Wesleyan; treasurer, E. J. Graves, Dart- 
mouth; secretary, P. A. Warren, Maine. The 
newly elected president will appoint his executive 
committee, the president, retiring secretary and 
treasurer serving ex-officio. The former advis- 
ory committee was re-elected as follows: Major 
F.'H. Briggs, M.I.T.; D. B. Rich, Dartmouth; C. 
D. Wadsworth, AVilliams. The executive com- 
mittee and the advisory committee will determine 
the scene of the out-door championship meet. 

The colleges represented by delegates were : 
Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, Brown, Colby, Dart- 
mouth, Holy Cross, University of Maine, M. L 
T., Tufts, Trinity, Vermont, Wesleyan, Williams,. 
Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Massachu- 
setts Agricultural College. 



GEORGE FOGG SPEAKS FEB. 12 

On Feb. 12, 19, and 26 there will be a series of 
Vesper Services in the Chapel, at which there 
will be talks on the general subject of "Maine 
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'02 of Portland will speak on "Making Men 
Over," on Feb. 19 A. E. Roberts of New York 
City will speak on "The College Man and the 
Rural Problem," and on Feb. 26 Dr. John Hast- 
ings Quint '97 will speak on "The College Man 
and the Church." There will be special music at 
all of these Vespers. From 4.50 to 5 p. m. there 
will be selections on the organ and during the 
meetings there will be other special music. The 
meetings will close at 5.45 p. m. in order that the 
people of the town may feel able to come. A cor- 
dial invitation is extended to everybody. 

Next Thursday George Fogg '02, who is very 
prominent in prison reform and charity work in 
Maine, will be the speaker. He has been a very 
popular speaker at rallies in the past. In college 
he combined in a rare degree the ability of the 
athlete and the scholar and was prominent in all 
activities. He is the author of "We'll Sing to 
Old Bowdoin." 



ANDROSCOGGIN ALUMNI ORGANIZE 
On Saturday evening, Feb. 21, the Bowdoin 
alumni of Androscoggin County will meet and 
organize. The organization meeting and banquet 
will be held in the rooms of the Lewiston Cham- 
ber of Commerce. President Hyde is expected 
to speak, some undergraduate will be invited to 
represent the student body, and the musical clubs 
will be on hand to furnish entertainment. It is 
hoped that the faculty and students of the Medi- 
cal School will also be represented. There are 
about 100 Bowdoin alumni in Androscoggin 
County, over half being in Lewiston and Auburn. 



Y.M.C.A. NOTES 

There will be a meeting of the Cabinet Thurs- 
day afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Delta Upsilon 
House. This will probably be the last meeting of 
the Cabinet and a full attendance is necessary. 

More men are needed for the Industrial Ser- 
vice classes at Lisbon Falls. If you are inter- 
ested, confer with Bacon '15, Robinson '14, or 
take the 7.05 car for Lisbon Falls tonight. 

It is expected that Bowdoin will send about 15 
delegates to the State Conference, to be held 
Feb. 20, 21 and 22 with Colby. These delegates 
will be entertained in Waterville, their registra- 
tion fees will be paid by the Association and the 
■only expense will be reduced railroad fares. On 
Saturday morning the discussion will be led by 
Merrill '14 and at the opening meeting Friday 
MacCormick '15 will respond for the other col- 
leges to Colby's welcome. There will be a ban- 
quet Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday 



the sessions of the Conference will be held. 

The Mission Study begins next Sunday. Mr. 
McLean's course will meet at 4 p. m. at the Beta 
Theta Pi House. This course, open to the three 
upper classes, will be held at different houses and 
will take up the following subjects: Immigration, 
The City, The Rural Problem, The Social Evil, 
and Labor. The course for Freshmen, conducted 
by Mr. McConaughy and MacCormick '15, will 
be held in the dormitories, beginning next Sunday 
at 4 p. m. in Chapman's room, 2 S. Appleton. This 
course will take up in the next five Sundays the 
subjects: Do Foreign Missions Pay? America 
First? Do the Heathen Need and Want Mission- 
aries ? What are the Results of a Hundred Years 
of Work? Some Great Missionaries, including 
Bowdoin Men. 



THE NEW LIMITATIONS PLAN 

To the Student Council: — 

The committee appointed last year to investi- 
gate the limitation of student activities reported 
finally as follows : "Your committee has come to 
the conclusion that, although there is a need for 
such limitation at Bowdoin, no artificial plan such 
as was suggested at the student meeting, or has 
been heretofore proposed by the former commit- 
tee of the Council, or none that its members can 
devise will adequately meet the problem. It rec- 
ommends that the matter of such a system of 
rules of regulation be dropped." 

As stated in the report the main reason for 
adopting this report was that the plans offered, 
consisting of point systems of limitation, and a 
system of major and minor activities, were too 
artificial. They did not limit where limitation 
was most badly needed, and they did not include 
many activities which take a great deal of time, 
such as assistantships, etc. 

The evil still exists and demands a remedy. 
Why can the following scheme not be adopted 
here : that of creating a board of student and fac- 
ulty members, with free latitude to regulate ac- 
tual cases of over-participation, a scheme that 
would be elastic enough to include all forms of 
student activity and would apply to each case in- 
dividually and fairly? 

I therefore propose the following amendment 
to the by-laws of the Associated Students of 
Bowdoin College : 

(By addition of article as follows:) 

ARTICLE VII— LIMITATIONS BOARD. 

Sec. 1. Two students elected by the Student 
Council, two Faculty members elected by the 
Faculty, together with the Dean of the College as 



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219 



chairman, shall constitute a Limitations Board. 
The four elective members shall be chosen in 
June and shall serve for one year or until their 
successors are elected. 

It shall be the duty of this Board to investigate 
all cases of individual over-participation in un- 
dergraduate activities and to recommend to the 
individual concerned such limitation as may seem 
desirable. Where possible students shall be al- 
lowed their freedom in making the limitation. 
For the guidance of students, the Board may 
make general regulations in regard to limitation 
of participation in activities, subject to the ratifi- 
cation of the Student Council. 
Resolution : 

Moved that the above by-law be adopted and 
the provision regarding election of members be 
suspended for this year, so that members may be 
elected to serve from time of adoption until June. 

R.D.L. 



COMMUNICATION 

To the Editor of the Orient. 

Dear Sir: — Within a fortnight someone sprin- 
kled the outside wall of Wmthrop Hall with a fire 
extinguisher. Such acts of vandalism are not in- 
frequent among us ; we are doing our share to- 
wards living up to the glorious tradition of being 
3'oung college mad-caps. Are we not also demon- 
strating that we are lacking in gratitude towards 
those who have kindly furnished us with the 
wherewithal to live ? Further, are we not show- 
ing by this disregard for the hard necessities that 
we are utterly incapable of appreciating the nice- 
ties of life with which future benefactors might 
sometime be pleased to provide us ? 

We are wont to fancy that the barrenness of 
our quarters in these old dormitories contributes 
something to the Spartan, democratic quality of 
Bowdoin life. This is a comforting and alto- 
gether human view of the situation, but there is 
an increasing number of us who would like to see 
the dormitories made more livable ; more baths 
and even some such refinement as decorated walls 
and good floors. Perhaps if we would leave off 
destroying what we have we might put ourselves 
in the way of receiving more. 

A Student. 



dllub anD Council Meetings 

The last meeting of the Student Council was 
field Jan. 29 in Hubbard Hall. Those present 
were Leigh '14, Thompson '14, C. Brown '14, 
Weatherill '14, G. Eaton '14, Callahan '14, Gray 
'14, McWilliams '15 and MacCormick '15. 



Dean Sills was also present and spoke to the 
Council. He said that the faculty had advised 
him to recommend to the Student Council that it 
take up again the matter of limiting student activ- 
ities and work out a system of controlling them. 

A suggestion had been made, he said, to have a 
court of reviews, a sort of advisory board, to pass 
on special cases where men are heavily laden with 
activities. 

The Dean also spoke of the pressing need of 
getting men interested in coming to Bowdoin next 
year. 

The Lunt plan and sectional clubs were dis- 
cussed. 

Suggestions were made by members of the 
Council and it was asked whether it would be well 
to make a census of the Freshman class to find 
out why each man in the class came to Bowdoin. 

Leigh '14 read a tentative plan of limitation, 
providing for an advisory board. This is ex- 
plained in another column. 

The Council also, 

1 Voted that a committee be appointed to look 
into the matter of interesting men to come to 
Bowdoin ; 

2 Voted that the Rally Committee cooperate 
with management of the Fencing Team to pro- 
vide entertainment at the Yale-Bowdoin match, 
Feb. 14, 1914; 

3 Voted that a Bowdoin Night be held on 
night of Feb. 28, 1914, under direction of Rally 
Committee ; 

4 Voted that the football election be held Feb. 
14. 1914. 



Dn tbe Campus 

Hone <?.r-'i6 was on the campus recently. 

C. T. Hawes '76 was in Brunswick Friday. 

F. H. Hargraves 'yj was in Brunswick last 
week. 

Koughan '15 and Chase '16 attended the B.A.A. 
meet Saturday. 

Ranks for the first semester are sent out today 

The Delta Kappa Epsilon annual house party 
will be Friday, Feb. 20. 

McMurtrie '13 was on the campus last week. 
He is studying at Tech. 

Jack Magee was starter at the Irish-American 
games at Boston, Jan. 31. 

A meeting of the Monday Night Club was held 
last night at the Kappa Sigma House. 

A petition has been circulated by the Junior 
Assembly Committee asking for the use of the 
New Gym for the assemblies. 

The campus turned into a rink Wednesday and 



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everybody began to slide to exams. Those who 
didn't fall down enjoyed the ice. 

Mr. Joseph S. Davis, who was last year instruc- 
tor in Economics and Sociology here, and who 
is now at Harvard, was a visitor at College re- 
cently. 

Cruff '16 has returned to College after an ab- 
sence since Christmas on account of a football 
injury to his knee. Two pieces of bone were re- 
moved from his knee-cap. 

"Squanto" Wilson '12 has had his arm exam- 
ined by the official physician of the Red Sox pre- 
paratory to the spring training trip. His many 
friends are glad to hear that the arm has been de- 
clared all right. "Squanto" made a name for 
himself as a batter but those who saw him play in 
college remember how he held runners to the 
bases and are anxious to see him play without 
the handicap of a lame wing. 

Colby won the three-cornered relay race be- 
tween Bates, Colby and Maine at the B.A.A. Sat- 
urday. Maine finished second and Bates third. 
The time was 3 minutes, 124-5 seconds. At the 
first corner there was a collision. The first Bates 
runner was knocked down 

The Tufts relay team, which Bowdoin races at 
Providence Feb. 21, defeated Vermont in the time 
of 3 minutes, 19 3-5 seconds. 



OTtf) t&e Jfacultp 

Professor McConaughy lectured last Saturday 
night at Dover and Foxcroft. At Foxcroft Acad- 
emy he delivered his Bowdoin lecture. 

Professor McConaughy is conducting a six 
weeks' course in Sunday school teaching at the 
St. Lawrence Congregational Church in Portland. 

Dr. Cram spent the past week in Boston and 
New York. 

Dean Sills was in Boston last week and spoke 
at the banquet of the Boston Alumni Association 
which was held there Saturday night. 

Professor Clark spent the latter part of the 
week visiting in Cambridge, Mass. 

Miss Edith S. Woodruff, daughter of Professor 
Woodruff, has recently been made assistant in the 
department of music at Vassar College. Miss 
Woodruff graduated from Vassar in 1909 and 
took a course at the New England Conservatory 
of Music. For the last few years she has been 
teaching private classes in Brunswick. 

In the Dial for Jan. 16, 1914, there appears a 
review and criticism by Professor George Roy 
Elliott of Brander Matthews' "Shakespeare as a 
Playwright." The article is entitled, "The Study 
of Shakespeare's Stage-craft : A Climax." 



CALENDAR 

Feb. 

10. Masque and Gown, Bath. 

10-13. Fencing Practice, 5.30. 

13. Musical Clubs, Bath. 

14. Fencing, Yale vs. Bowdoin, New Gym. 
Football Manager Election, New Gym. 

16-19. Fencing Practice, 5.30. 
20. Fencing, Harvard vs. Bowdoin, Cam- 
bridge. 
Annual House Party, Delta Kappa Epsilon. 
21. Relay Race, Tufts vs. Bowdoin, Providence. 

27. Masque and Gown, Camden. 

28. Masque and Gown, Rockland. 
Afternoon : Interscholastic Athletic Meet. 
Evening: Bowdoin Night. 

March- 
6. Interscholastic Debates. 



ainmni Department 

'64. — There was a good attendance Sunday af- 
ternoon, Jan. 11, 1914, at the Wadleigh High 
School, New York City, at the memorial service 
in honor of the late Dr. John G. Wight. The ex- 
ercises opened with a selection by the school or- 
chestra followed by reading of the Scripture by 
Principal Rowe of the Wadleigh school. The 
Choral Society sang Handel's hymn, Trust in the 
Lord, Mendelssohn's / Waited for the Lord, and 
Rest; and addresses were made by City Superin- 
tendent Maxwell, Miss Haeseler of the Girls' 
High School, Philadelphia, Mrs. Farrond of 
Newark Academy, Mrs. Ford of the Wadleigh 
High School, Miss Hellin for the Alumnae of 
Wadleigh and Dr. Goodwon of Packer Institute. 
Miss MacVay of Wadleigh read two of Dr. 
Wight's poems. 

'87. — The new income tax agent for Maine will 
be Merton L. Kimball, of Norway. 

'94. — Rev. George Anthony Merrill, who for 
the past seven years has been pastor of the Con- 
gregational Church in Foxcroft, Maine, has re- 
cently removed to Taunton, Mass., where he is 
pastor of the Third Congregational Church. 

'06. — Rev. Harold G. Booth of Jackson and 
Brooks, Maine, has accepted the call of the West 
Congregational Church, of Portland. 

Rev. Mr. Booth has been the pastor of the Con- 
gregational churches at Jackson and Brooks in 
Waldo County since 1910. He is about 30 years 
old, a native of New York State, and subsequent 
to completing his college course, entered Bangor 
Theological Seminary, from which he graduated 
a few years ago. Mr. Booth has taken up his 
residence at 35 Roberts Street. 



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VOL. XLIII 



RUN5W1CK, MAINE, FEBRUARY 17, 1914 



NO. 28 



FRIAR CUP CONTEST 

For the seventh consecutive time Delta Upsilon 
won the Friar Cup, offered each semester for the 
highest average of scholarship. The cup is to be 
competed for during one more semester, the cur- 
rent one. The ranks count as follows: A four, 
B three, C two, D one, and E minus one. The 
halves denote men taking incompletes in half 
their courses. 







Total 


No. 


Average 






Rank 


Men 


Rank 


I 


Delta Upsilon 


453 


39 


11-615 


2 


Beta Theta Pi 


407-5 


39 


10.44S 


fi 


Alpha Delta Phi 


290 


2 q 


IO.OOO 


4 


Theta Delta Chi 


2 74-5- 


27-5 


9.981 


5 


Delta Kappa Epsilon 


362.5 


37 


9-797 


6 


Zeta Psi 


366.5 


37-5 


9-773 


7 


Non-Fraternity 


282 


29 


9.724 


8 


Psi Upsilon 


212.5 


23 


9-239 


9 


Kappa Sigma 


308 


37 


8.324 


o 


Bowdoin Club 


325-5 


40 


3-137 



YALE FENCERS DEFEAT BOWDOIN 

Saturday night at 8 o'clock with two feet of 
snow underfoot and more arriving constantly, a 
crowd of students with a few hardy townspeople 
arrived by snow-shoe and rubber boot at the gym- 
nasium for the Yale-Bowdoin fencing match and 
the gymnastic exhibition. The big exercise room 
was flanked with settees, five deep, a space being 
left in the center for drill squads and for the 
fencing platform. At nine o'clock the Yale team 
was reported as being at an indefinite somewhere 
the other side of Portland, with the judges, mem- 
bers of the Pianelli Club of Augusta, still unac- 
counted for. Things did not look promising for 
an intercollegiate fencing match that night. 
Coach Maroney, Payson, and Porritt whetted the 
appetites of the crowd with a few exhibition 
" bouts and it was then decided to go on with the 
gymnastic exhibition and wait for the arrival of 
the. Yale team. 

The exhibition which followed was well worth 
braving the storm for. The work of the picked 
squad of men, showing the regular gymnasium 
work, was of great interest to those who did not 
know of the overthrow of the gym-is-a-farce 
theory in the last year. There was a class drill, 



followed by exercises on the horse and buck, in 
which the men showed the results of faithful 
work and in many cases of much natural ability. 
This was followed by a skilled exhibition on the 
parallel bars by Maroney and Kimball, the gym 
instructors, both undergraduates. The work of 
these men was finished and daring and brought 
forth a great deal of applause. 

The next event was an exhibition of class wres- 
tling, in which the squad demonstrated fractional 
Nelsons and showed how easy it is to down a man 
if you know how and he is willing. 

The next event was the class dancing, various 
steps calculated to tire the performer and give 
him quickness. This was followed by an exhibi- 
tion of class boxing, not lacking in enthusiasm 
but free from gore. After this part of the exhibi- 
tion a special bout was staged with Canney '16 
and Weston '16 on the firing line. Neither let 
anything get by that could be stopped without the 
use of the gloves. 

Kimball then gave an exhibition of tumbling 
with thrilling air-springs and hand walking and 
he and Leadbetter ' 16 put on a clever strong 
man act. 

After the gymnastic exhibition various devices 
were used to hold the crowd until the arrival of 
the Yale team. Both Maroney and Kimball gave 
further exhibitions on the rings and trapeze, 
Leadbetter '16 officiated at the piano, and there 
was singing of college songs. Hamblen '14 
starred in a pre-Elizabethan revival of "Casey 
Jones." 

At 11.20 the Yale team appeared on the floor 
after an all day's trip from Boston. The fencing 
began immediately and the bouts were run off 
quickly. Each of the Bowdoin men fenced each 
of the Yale men and Yale won seven of the nine 
bouts, Floyd winning two of his bouts. The 
good sportsmanship of the Yale team, as well as 
their excellent fencing, drew repeated applause 
from the Bowdoin supporters, who watched the 
matches with keen interest. The last match, be- 
tween Capt. Miller of Yale and Capt. Floyd of 
Bowdoin, in which Floyd was defeated, was es- 
pecially hard-fought and interesting. This was 
Floyd' s only defeat. 

The Yale team consisted of Captain E. C. Mil- 
ler, E. F. Nickerson, F. A. Cook. Bowdoin was 



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represented by Captain Gordon P. Floyd '15, Ed- 
gar R. Payson, Jr., '14, and Philip W. Porritt '15. 
Summary : 

FIRST ROUND. 

Floyd defeated Cook, 5-3 ; Miller defeated Por- 
ritt, 5-4; Nickerson defeated Payson, 5-2. 

SECOND ROUND. 

Cook defeated Porritt, 5-4; Miller defeated 
Payson, 5-1 ; Floyd defeated Nickerson, 5-2. 

THIRD ROUND. 

Cook defeated Payson, 5-1 ; Nickerson defeated 
Porritt, 5-1 ; Miller defeated Floyd, 5-3. 

The judges were Charles C. White, M. E. Saw- 
telle, and Charles F. Philodeau of the Pianelli 
Fencing Club of Augusta. The scorers were J. C. 
Ogden of Yale, and A. L. Pratt of Bowdoin. 

In spite of delay, storm, and defeat, the even- 
ing was one which will be remembered for a long 
time as one of the biggest events of the year. 



ROBINSON IS LONGFELLOW SCHOLAR 

The winner of the Henry W. Longfellow Grad- 
uate Scholarship has been announced as Kenneth 
Allan Robinson '14. Robinson will probably study 
in Europe. In college he has been very promi- 
nent in literary work. As chairman of the Quill, 
he raised that publication to a high standard of 
excellence. He has won the College Song Com- 
petition, the Hawthorne Prize, the David Sewall 
Premium, and the Class of '68 Prize Speaking. 

The Charles Carroll Everett Scholarship has 
not been awarded and it is probable that for fi- 
nancial reasons the award will not be made this 
year. 



PORTLAND ALUMNI MEET 

Saturday evening, at the 44th annual meeting 
and banquet of the Bowdoin Alumni of Portland, 
of 70 who had notified the dinner committee that 
they would be present, 43 sat down at the tables. 
Such was the result of the snow storm which de- 
layed steam cars and electrics. But nevertheless 
the occasion was one long to be remembered, the 
dinner was good and the speeches were excellent. 
The banquet was served in the State of Maine 
room at the Falmouth Hotel. 

President Hyde was unable to be present but 
the college was ably represented by the dean, 
Professor Sills, and Professors Bell and Elliott. 
The after-dinner speaking was begun by the pres- 
ident of the association, Frederick O. Conant, of 
the class of 1880, who touched on the changes in 
the college and the still greater changes in the 
industrial and commercial world. In closing he 
called upon Professor Sills to speak in the ab- 
sence of President Hyde. Professor Sills in em- 



phasizing the close cooperation between the col- 
lege and alumni, spoke of the Alumni Council, an 
organization of twelve alumni to be elected next 
May from which he predicted results beneficial 
to the college. He said that the fact that nearly 
half the students at Bowdoin come from outside 
Maine reflects to a certain extent on the alumni 
of the State. Rev. A. D. Leavitt, pastor of the 
State Street Church, a graduate of Yale, was the 
next speaker. Mr. Leavitt's speech was one of 
the best of the evening, full of witty sayings and 
droll stories, and kept everybody laughing. But 
in closing he became more serious and praised 
Bowdoin and spoke of President Hyde as one of 
the best and ablest college presidents in the coun- 
try. At this point President Conant turned the 
meeting over to the toastmaser, Joseph B. Reed 
'83, who called upon Dr. Frederick H. Gerrish. 
Dr. Gerrish said he had attended all the dinners 
of this alumni association since its organization, 
44 years ago. Continuing he said that he believed 
the present number of students, about 350, plenty 
large, and that no class should have more than 75 
pupils. "I would on the other hand," said Dr. 
Gerrish, "increase the number of the faculty, I 
would have the entrance conditions more rigid 
and admit no students on teacher's certificates." 
He said that he would like to see Bowdoin College 
so great that it will dare to be small. Other 
speeches were made by George E. Fogg, Ralph O. 
Brewster, Professor Herbert C. Bell and Profes- 
sor G. R. Elliott. The exercises were closed by 
the singing of Phi Chi. 

At the business meeting the usual reports were 
received and accepted, and the following officers 
chosen for the coming year : 

President — David W. Snow. 

Secretary and Treasurer — Edward S. Anthoine. 

Nominating Committee — Harry C. Wilbur, 
Charles L. Hutchinson, Alfred B. Cook. 

Dinner Committee — W. B. Drummond, Leland 
G. Means, Robert Pennell. 

The choice of a vice-president was left in the 
hands of the nominating committee to be reported 
to the president and secretary. 

Seated at the tables were the following: Prof. 
Kenneth C. M. Sills, dean of the college; G. R. 
Elliott, professor of English Literature ; Herbert 
C. Bell, professor of history and politics ; Freder- 
ick O. Conant, class of 1880; Dr. Frederick O. 
Gerrish, 1866; Rev. A. D. Leavitt (Yale 1900) ; 
Franklin C. Payson, 1876 ; David W. Snow, 1873 : 
George F. Cary, 1888; George E. Fogg, 1902; 
George C. Wheeler, 1901 ; Charles L. Hutchinson, 
1890; Edward S. Anthoine, 1902; Ben Barker, 
1902: Robert F. Chapman, 1902; Dr. Clarence A. 



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Baker, 1878; Joseph B. Reed, 1883; Robert M. 
Pennell, 1907; Ralph O. Brewster, 1909; William 
H. Bradford, George F. Cressey, Leland G. 
Means, Frank H. Haskell, 1895 ; Dr. M. C. Web- 
ber, 1909; Henry A. Peabody, 1903; George A. 
Sabin, 1903; Wallace S. Mitchell, 1896; Francis 
J. Welde, 1903 ; S. T. B. Jackson, E. Y. Abbott, 
A. Mitchell, Jr., H. E. Andrews, 1894; Eben W. 
Freeman, Eugene L. Bodge, 1897; Richard C. 
Payson, 1893; Charles H. Gilman, 1882; Clinton 
N. Peters, 1910; William E. Atwood, 1910; Leon 
H. Smith, 1910; A. Donald Weston, 1912; Benja- 
min H. Riggs, 1912; G. C. Kern 1912; W. W. 
Fairclough, 1908. Joseph B. Reed, Esq., was the 
toastmaster. 



FLOYD ELECTED FENCING CAPTAIN 

The members of the Fencing Team elected 
Gordon P. Floyd '15 captain, last Wednesday 
night. Floyd is also manager of the team and it 
is due to his efforts that Bowdoin has as good a 
fencing schedule as any college in the country. 
The new captain is a veteran of last year's team. 
In the match with Yale Saturday night he won 
two of his three bouts, being defeated only by 
Captain Miller of the Yale team. 



JUNIOR ASSEMBLY WILL BE IN GYM 

At the last meeting of the faculty, permission 
was granted the juniors to use the New Gym for 
their dance Friday evening, March 6. The per- 
mission was granted, however, on two conditions : 
First, that the dancing stop at one o'clock and, 
second, that there shall be no dancing in any of 
the fraternity houses after that hour. The dance 
is scheduled to begin at eight o'clock. The com- 
mittee in charge is West '15, chairman; McKen- 
ney '15, Verrill '15, Smith '15 and L. N. Stetson 
'15. It is probable that only one Assembly will 
be held this year and every effort will be made to 
make the affair a big one. The cost will be two 
dollars for each couple. 



RELAY SQUAD CUT YESTERDAY 

Seven men still remain in the competition for 
the relay team which is to race Tufts at the Prov- 
idence Armory next Saturday evening. The past 
week has been spent in hard practice, including 
several time trials and Coach Magee f eels- confi- 
dent of having a fast team. Five men will be 
taken on the trip and the final cut was to be made 
yesterday, too late for the Orient to obtain the 
results. The candidates are Fox '14, Wright '14, 
Smith '15, McWilliams '15, McElwee '16, Ireland 
'16, Crosby '17. 



MASQUE AND GOWN PERFORMANCES 

At three o'clock this afternoon in Memorial 
Hall the trials for "Twelfth Night" will be held. 
Professor Elliott has shown much interest in the 
play and has been of much help in the prelimi- 
nary work. 

On Feb. 26 the Dramatic Club will give a per- 
formance in Camden, and on Feb. 27 they will 
play at Rockland. The Dramatic Club has in its 
possession a one-act play which it intends to pre- 
sent at one of the rallies. 



THE BLANKET TAX 



Although the number of payments of the Blan- 
ket Tax was not as large this semester as last 
fall, the amount paid in compares very favorably 
with that of last year. In the three days of col- 
lection 214 men paid and extensions were granted 
to 96 others for periods of varying length. The 
payment of these extensions should be made as 
soon as they fall due in order that the various 
organizations may not have to wait until the end 
of the year to settle their affairs. Payment may 
be made to MacCormick '15 at the D. U. house or 
to any member of the Board of Managers. 



A. E. ROBERTS TO SPEAK THURSDAY 

At the Vesper service at 5 p. m. last Thursday 
George Fogg '02 gave an interesting talk, based 
on personal experience, on prison reforms and 
charity work, with especial emphasis on the needs 
of Maine. At this service Professor Hutchins 
played a clarinet solo. 

Next Thursday at 5 o'clock Mr. Albert E. Rob- 
erts of New York, Secretary of the National 
Country Y. M. C. A. work, will speak on "Rural 
Manhood." Mr. Roberts was recently a delegate 
to the Rural Congress in Europe and will be a 
speaker at the State Conference in Waterville 
this week. 



Y.M.C.A. NEWS 



The delegates to the conference at Waterville 
are: Merrill '14, C. A. Brown '14, MacCormick 
'15, Sampson '17, Chapman '17, Moran '17, Wil- 
ley '17, McConaughy '17, Churchill '16, Eaton '17, 
McKinnon '15, Crossman '16. The next deputa- 
tion will be to Windham on March 8. 

At the Boys' Conference in Lewiston Saturday 
President Hyde spoke on Educational Efficiency. 

Sunday morning at the Church on the Hill it 
was announced that there would be a social to- 
night at which the glee and mandolin clubs would 
entertain. The college men were especially in- 
vited. 



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Vol. XLIII FEBRUARY 17, 1914 No. 28 

The Limitations Scheme 

We are glad to hear from the chairman of the 
committee on limitations of last year's Student 
Council, and realize that the opinion of one who 
has made the subject a special study is of great 
value in consideration of the present scheme. 
The suggestions made in his communication have 
been considered by the Council. The original 
draft of the present plan placed final powers of 
regulation within the Board, but this was elimi- 
nated at the Council's suggestion. The second 
suggestion, as to the enforcing of its provisions, 
is included in the plan as stated : that is, the Board 
itself shall enforce whatever decisions it has the 
right to make. As its recommendations are le- 
gally merely advisory the second change suggest- 
ed is not significant. It is probable that experi- 
ence will result finally in granting the Board final 
regulative powers and declaring any student in- 



eligible for any office or offices, but it is also wise 
to reserve such power until it is ascertained what 
success the Board meets with in remedying the 
present evils by milder advisory methods. 



The Athletic Council 

Among the various communications printed in 
this issue there are two from members of the 
Athletic Council in reply to the recent editorial 
comment on the policy of that body. It is grati- 
fying to know that the body in question has such 
firm convictions of its own rectitude. We have 
always been of the opinion that its membership 
has spent a great deal of time and work in un- 
selfish service of Bowdoin's athletic interests. 
Far be it from us to minimize its good intentions. 
We could not, within our proper sphere, attempt 
further to point out the weakness and inefficiency 
of that organization without becoming personal 
and controversial. Gladly do we leave the whole 
matter in the hands of the student body and in- 
terested alumni, trusting that our discussion may 
have brought the matter to the attention of those 
who are in a position to bring about changes. We 
are aware that our criticism is merely destruc- 
tive and as such bears little weight. 

We would not wish to leave the impression, 
however, that our investigations were hurried. 
They were the results of four years' observation 
and contact. In the nomination for managers, 
for instance, it would not be our purpose to have 
the manager's personal opinion of any weight as 
opposed to the opinion of the Council. But the 
recommendations of a manager are, as in the case 
cited, the result and goal of the whole system of 
competition : that is, the expert ranking of the 
person or two persons who have assigned the 
tasks and watched the work of the candidates. 
Recommendations such as this are of more value 
than a personal opinion. They should not be 
overruled by any opinions, but by facts, such as 
scholarship or character. If this system is not 
carried out the whole competitive system is, at 
best, a partial election rather than nomination by 
the Council. We might take up the other points 
of controversy and bring out numerous instances 
where the Council has failed to give notice of 
meetings to managers, of the system of organiza- 
tion which makes necessary a temporary chair- 
man at each meeting, but such discussion would 
be fruitless. Suffice it to say that we firmly be- 
lieve that there is substantial dissatisfaction with 
that body extending over a period of years, which 
we hope will express itself sooner or later in a 
constructive way. 



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Unpaid Pledges 

In checking up the blanket tax for the last 
semester it was found that for the first time six or 
seven men were granted extension and were 
thereby given membership in the A.S.B.C. with 
all its privileges and then did not meet their obli- 
gation when the date of payment came. Such 
entire lack of spirit and fairness and honesty was 
hardly forseen by those in charge of the collec- 
tion of the tax. It was supposed that there might 
be some eight or ten men in college who cared 
little enough for college activities and interests 
to become a member of the Associated Students, 
but it was not thought that any would become 
members under false pretences and would break 
their pledge to pay their tax. Such cases should 
be taken up by the Board and regulations made 
which will make it an impossible thing for this 
neglect of common interests to be accomplished 
without the loss of respectability and respect. 



FOOTBALL ELECTIONS POSTPONED 
Owing to the bad weather Saturday, the Stu- 
dent Council decided to postpone again the elec- 
tion of the manager and assistant manager of the 
1914 football team, scheduled for that evening. 
No definite plans had been announced when the 
Orient went to press, but the election will prob- 
ably be held some time during the next week. 



COMMUNICATIONS 



Bangor, Maine, February 6, 1914. 
To the Editor of the Orient : — 

My attention has been called to an editorial on 
"The Athletic Council Policy." The tenor of that 
editorial is such that some reply on behalf of the 
Council may not be uncalled for. The editorial 
criticizes, first, the action of the Council in the 
recent instance referred to, second, the general 
policy and the methods of the Council, and, third, 
the constitution of the Council. 

As regards the decision of the Council with 
reference to the B.A.A. Meet : I may speak of this 
as of something in which I had no direct part, 
since I was not present at the meeting at which 
the matter was discussed and decided. I may, 
.however, say that after having received the full 
information that was then at the disposal of the 
Council I am clearly of the opinion that the de- 
cision was well made. The editorial is distinctly 
in error in indicating that the opinion of the track 
coach was not considered. I am advised that that 
opinion was at the first strongly opposed to par- 
ticipation in the proposed relay race, for reasons 
that seemed to the Council valid and sufficient, 



and that when the opinion was reversed for rea- 
sons best known to the coach himself, the Council 
by unanimous vote of the members present stood 
by their original opinion. I may also say that the 
Council still holds by its decision, while regretting 
that this is not satisfactory to the writer of the 
editorial, and that it is confirmed in its belief by 
the endorsement of one of the most competent 
authorities in New England. 

Now as regards the "consistent policy" of the 
Council. It is perhaps unfortunate that the writer 
of the editorial had not taken the trouble to ascer- 
tain the actual facts before publishing an alleged 
statement of facts. To characterize the action 
of the Council in the instance above referred to 
as a blunder, is easy and simple. As a mere ex- 
pression of an individual opinion no serious ob- 
jection may be taken to the remark, although 
backed by the authority of the Orient. Serious 
objection may, however, be taken to the implica- 
tion that it is the policy of the Council to take 
action upon important matters affecting any 
branch of athletics without consulting manager 
or coach. It is, and has for years been, the cus- 
tom of the Council to obtain the fullest possible 
expression of opinion from coaches and mana- 
gers, and to give due consideration to such opin- 
ions. This does not imply that the decisions of 
the Council will in all cases conform to these 
opinions. On the contrary, the Council regards 
managers and coaches as advisers rather than as 
dictators. In this connection may be instanced 
the recent case referred to in the editorial, when 
the recommendations of an athletic manager as 
to nominations for assistant manager were fol- 
lowed only in part. In this particular instance 
the manager presented several names of candi- 
dates, all of whom he recommended as competent 
and two of whom received his special endorse- 
ment. The Council did not choose to nominate 
those two specially endorsed candidates, but nom- 
inated others from the list presented. Now this 
may have been "arbitrary," as suggested by the 
editorial. It is difficult, however, to see that it 
would be less arbitrary to have selections of man- 
agers imposed upon the Council. If there has 
been any doubt about this, it may as well be clear- 
ly understood that the Council proposes to select 
its own candidates and that it does not recognize 
the manager of any athletic team of one year as 
the dictator of the policy of that branch of ath- 
letics for the next year. Now, as always, the 
Council is glad to avail itself of the suggestions 
of past, as of present, managers, but as it accepts 
responsibility for its own decisions it feels com- 
pelled to decide for itself in the light of the best 



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information obtainable. 

It may not be necessary at this time to attempt 
any reply to the remarks of the editorial relative 
to the organization of the Council and its methods 
of doing business, especially as the criticism is so 
very general. If the readers of the Orient de- 
sire any statement of organization and methods 
it may be given later. 

Coming now to the alleged lack of care in the 
choice of representatives in the Council compe- 
tent to decide upon athletic policies. The charge 
may point in either or all of three directions, and 
Ave are not told whether the Faculty, the alumni, 
-or the undergraduates are most at fault in their 
selections, each of these bodies electing its own 
representatives. In view of this alleged lack of 
due care in selection, it seems remarkable that the 
results have not been even more unfortunate than 
the editorial seems to regard them. Indeed, so 
far as most of the members of the Council are 
concerned it would not seem easy to find repre- 
sentatives more in touch with Bowdoin's athletic 
interests. As regards the Faculty members. One 
of them has for many years been far more inti- 
mately associated with Bowdoin athletics than 
any other man. To question his competency to 
decide athletic policies would be farcial. The 
other faculty member of the Council has ap- 
proved himself as a very faithful and valuable as- 
sociate. 

As regards the undergraduate members. Those 
readers of the Orlent who may not be so fully in 
touch with present day conditions at the College 
as they would like to be may infer from the edi- 
torial that they are good students, but men whose 
connection with athletics is confined to attendance 
at meetings of the Council when they discuss and 
decide athletic policies in an academic way but 
with very little real knowledge of the things they 
are discussing. It may interest these readers to 
know something more about these members. 
They are: — the captain of last year's football 
team, who is also one of the best baseball players 
in college; the captain of this year's baseball 
team, who was a valuable member of last year's 
football team ; the captain of the track team ; the 
first baseman on the baseball team; one of the 
best football players, who is also prominent in 
track athletics and in the fencing squad. Surely 
these men are not completely out of touch with 
present day athletics. 

It may not be necessary at this time to say 
much about the alumni members of the Council, 
particularly as but one of them happened to be 
present at the recent meeting whose action seems 
to have occasioned the latest editorial criticism 
of the Council. If these members are not satis- 



factory to the Alumni Association whose repre- 
sentatives they are, the remedy is apparent and 
easy. 

Charles T. Hawes, 
Chairman Athletic Council. 



Brunswick, Maine, Feb. 7, 1914. 
To the Editor of the Orient, 

Dear Sir: — The recent editorial in the Orient 
attacking the policy of the Athletic Council con- 
tains certain statements which are unfounded and 
which the Athletic Council would like to have 
corrected. 

In the first place it was stated that the coach 
was not asked to be present at the meeting of the 
Council which took up the matter of the B.A.A. 
race. Now it has always been a precedent that 
athletic coaches are welcome at all meetings of 
the Athletic Council which have directly to do 
with the sport in which they are interested. I 
personally, notified the track coach of the meet- 
ing which was to take up the matter of the B.A.A. 
race and asked him to attend. It is, then, scarce- 
ly true that he was not invited to offer advice or 
participate in the discussion upon which the de- 
cision was made. However, since he was not 
there, Dr. Whittier, Manager Koughan, and my- 
self gave what we understood to be his opinion of 
the matter. 

Your editorial goes on to say that action is 
very often taken "without the advice of managers 
or coaches." In this case Manager Koughan was 
present and not only brought the matter to the at- 
tention of the Council, but advised against enter- 
ing a four-cornered race. I cannot remember a 
meeting at which there has not been present at 
least one manager. 

Then the editorial said that the reasons given 
for not participating in this race were "purely 
technical." On the contrary the matter was taken 
up from the standpoint of policy and was consid- 
ered thoroughly with reference to its bearing on 
the whole question of Bowdoin athletics. This 
is no place to discuss the arguments which were 
urged for and against the proposition, but it is 
sufficient to state that "technical considerations" 
formed only a part of the discussion. 
(Signed) 

Philip S. Smith. 
Captain of the Track Team. 



To the Editor of the Orient: — 

In reading the last issue of the Orient. I was 
very much interested to find that the supposed 
corpse of the limitations scheme was showing- 
signs of resuscitation, that it has not been dead 
but merely suffering from suspended animation. 



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The question of the limitation of undergrad- 
uate activities is a plan of college policy that is 
full of interest for many. I am particularly con- 
cerned with it for while on the committee which 
took the matter in charge last year, I conducted a 
questionnaire covering nearly every prominent 
American college and university. The results of 
this investigation clearly showed an almost na- 
tional evil accompanied by signs of increasing 
realization of the problem. 

It was my unhappy lot to draw up a plan to re- 
strict the activities of our undergraduates and I 
soon found that to lay down definite rules was as 
difficult a task as to draw up a schedule of tariff 
rates. From my experience I am convinced that 
the problem is by far too complex to be solved by 
artificial means. 

The proposed plan seems to me to obviate these 
difficulties. The committee can exercise its dis- 
cretion and not be bound by strict rules. The 
composition of the Board is such as to ensure ma- 
ture and thoughtful action. The plan is parallel 
to the universal tendency in public administration 
of the present time. The various public service 
commissions, the industrial relations commission 
of Wisconsin and, of other states, all embody this 
happy principle : Lay down the broad general 
outlines of policy and then have the specific de- 
tails worked out by an unhampered commission. 

I think, however, there are two points that 
should be considered and settled before the plan 
can be completely workable. The first is : What 
power beyond recommendation should this com- 
mission have? For advisory power is after all 
weak and impotent and a law should have "teeth" 
if it is to be enforced. The other question is sup- 
plementary to the first: If the commission is to 
have the power to enforce its decisions, through 
what medium are they to be enforced, through 
the college office or by the student council? 

These are considerations which I deem vitally 
necessary for decision by the student body. Their 
action as regards the proposed plan will be await- 
ed by many of the alumni with keen interest. 
Paul H. Douglas ' n.. 



fl)n t&e Campus 

Mclntire '17 has appendicitis. 

Jim Lewis '15 has returned to College. 

Psi Upsilon is to have a dance March 5. 

Cressey '12 was on the campus last week. 

The college band sat for its picture last week. 

The Yale fencing team was 15 hours in making 
the trip from Boston. 

Dean Sills is meeting his anthology class in the 
Art Building this week. 



Littlefield '16 has gone home with appendicitis. 
He is getting along well at latest reports. 

The Y.M.C.A. Cabinet held a short business 
meeting last Thursday afternoon at the D. U. 
house. 

On account of the fact that Washington's 
birthday comes on Sunday, adjourns will be given 
Monday. 

The Reed College Quest for Feb. 6 contains an 
extract from an Orient editorial on singing and 
cheering'. 

A number of teams in the Bowdoin Interschol- 
astic Debating League were at College Saturday 
looking up material. 

Jack Magee coached the Brunswick High 
School track team that won a three-cornered meet 
in Portland Saturday. 

At the Androscoggin Alumni banquet in Lewis- 
ton Thursday evening MacCormick '15 will rep- 
resent the student body. 

Wyman e.r-'i6 has registered at Westbrook 
Seminary for the remainder of the year in order 
to remove entrance conditions. 

Dean Walz of the Maine Law School charac- 
terized the book of constitutions published by the 
Student Council as an admirable work. 

Loring Pratt '12 has been on the campus for a 
few days. He is manager of the Remington 
Typewriter Co. business in Binghamton, N. Y. 

Prof. McConaughy attended the Boys' Conven- 
tion at Lewiston last week. The convention last- 
ed Friday, Saturday and Sunday and was enthus- 
iastically attended. 

The four Bradbury debating teams will hold 
practice criss-cross debates between the negative 
and affirmative sides the last of the week. These 
will not be open to the public. 

Several groups of sub-Freshmen have been on 
the campus the past week, being entertained at 
the fraternity houses and being present at the 
Yale-Bowdoin fencing match Saturday evening. 

There will be a meeting of the Classical Club 
this Tuesday evening at Dean Sills's house. 
The meeting promises to be of special interest as 
Professor Johnson is going to lecture about his 
travels abroad, last year. 

The time of class rehearsals for the Song Con- 
test has not yet been decided. The presidents of 
the classes are to confer with Mr. Wass and ar- 
range hours for rehearsals, probably from 5 to 6 
on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

The Edward A. Drummond bequest has been 
received by the College and is in the Treasurer's 
hands. It is given in honor of his brothers, 
Thomas, Joseph and James, all Bowdoin men. It 
is to be used for general educational purposes. 

The first rehearsal of the Orchestra Class will 



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be held in the music room this evening at 7 
o'clock. About twelve men have signified their 
intention to join this class but about twenty are 
expected to enroll. This was a new class last 
year. 

Two more schools, Boothbay Harbor, and Ab- 
bott, have filed entry blanks for the annual Bow- 
doin Interscholastic Meet, to be held Saturday, 
Feb. 28. The schools have not yet been matched 
for the relay races but will be as soon as the en- 
tries are closed. 

The mail-box by the Chapel received more mail 
than the midnight trains during last week's cold 
snap. Freshmen mail-carriers were led to believe 
that Peary and MacMillan went north to get 
warm. The only casualties reported were two 
frozen ears credited to Corbett '17 and one for 
Perkins '15. 

Under the auspices of the Saturday Club the 
Ben Greet players will present "The Comedy of 
Errors" the evening of Feb. 19 in the Cumber- 
land Theatre. The Ben Greet players came to 
Brunswick for the first time last "year and their 
presentation of "She Stoops to Conquer" was en- 
thusiastically received. 

Dr. Albert P. Fitch, one of the speakers at the 
recent special meetings of the Bowdoin Y. M. 
C. A., will deliver during the months of March 
and April a series of lectures under the auspices 
of the Williams Y. M. C. A. The general subject 
of the lectures will be, "The College Course and 
the Preparation for Life." 



mith tije jFacuItp 

Professor Mitchell is again with his classes af- 
ter a four months' trip abroad with his family. 
Professor Mitchell visited the Continent, south- 
ern Germany, Italy, France, and the Netherlands, 
but spent most of his time in England. He spent 
Christmas with Professor and Mrs. F. W. Brown 
in Florence. 

A number of the faculty took part in the closed 
performance of the Brunswick Dramatic Club at 
the Cumberland Feb. 10. The play was James 
Barrie's "Quality Street." Professor Burnett 
took the leading part of Valentine Brown, Pro- 
fessor Nixon took the parts of Major Linkwater 
and a Recruiting Sergeant, Professor Davis was 
Major Budd, and Mr. Furbish was Lieutenant 
Spicer. 

The Reed College Quest for Feb. 6, 1914 con- 
tains an excellent picture of Professor Burnett, 
who is the author of the first Reed song, "The 
Song of the First Born." This song, dedicated to 
the first class, is very popular at Reed. The 
words follow : 



"We hail thee young-eyed Mother, 

Thy first-born we who greet. 
Twin peaks of snow thy guardsmen are, 

Two rivers at thy feet. 
Thy face is bright with morning, 

Its breezes flush thy brow, 
Thy steady eye serene and far, 

Compels and woos us now. 



"Fair Reed we bless thee, 
Our deeds confess thee, 
We songs address thee, 
That true hearts feel. 
Dear college mother, 
From thee no other, 
Or friend or brother, 
Our love shall steal. 
"Thy spirit stirs thy children, 

Thy first-born know thy heart. 
'Tis theirs to aid when none but they 

May bear that honored part. 
Thine eyes are on the future, 

Whence steals a murm'rous sea, 
The joyous sounds of latest born 
Who haste to clasp thy knee. 
(Chorus.) 

"Then hail, benignest mother, 

Thy chosen eldest hail, 
Sweet speech of those who, knowing thee, 

Must know that all is well. 
And when the whispering future, 

Shall still our loyal song, 
Our sons and thousands rumor-drawn, 

The chorus will prolong." 
(Chorus.) 



CALENDAR 



Feb. 



Mar 
6. 



Classical Club Meeting, Dean Sills. 
Ben Greet Players, Cumberland Theatre. 
Fencing, Harvard vs. Bowdoin, Cambridge. 
Annual House Party, Delta Kappa Epsilon. 
Relay Race, Bowdoin vs. Tufts, Providence. 
Holiday. 

Glee Club, Bath. 
Bradbury Debate. 
Masque and Gown, Camden. 
Masque and Gown, Rockland. 
Afternoon — Interscholastic Indoor Meet. 
Evening — Bowdoin Night. 
ch 

College Tea, Hubbard Hall. 
Assembly, New Gym. 
Interscholastic Debates. 



BOWDOIN ORILNT 



VOL. XL1II 



RUN5WICK, MAINE, FEBRUARY 24, 1914 



NO. 29 



FOOTBALL ELECTIONS TODAY 

From i to 3 this afternoon voting for Manager 
and Assistant Manager of football will take place 
in the Managers' Room, New Gym. The candi- 
dates for Manager are J. C. MacDonald '15, H. 
P. Verrill '15, W. Livingstone '15, alternate. The 
candidates for Assistant Manager are E. P. Gar- 
land '16 and Lew Noble '16. Littlefield '16 is not 
eligible. 



RELAY TEAM WINS IN FAST TIME 

At the Armory A. A. games in Providence Sat- 
urday night, Feb. 21, the Bowdoin relay team,, 
consisting of Smith '15, McElwee '16, Crosby '17 
and McWilliams '15, defeated Boston College in 
the fast time of 2 minutes, 47 2-5 seconds, each 
man running 352 yards. The Brown-Wesleyan 
race was won in 2 minutes, 51 seconds. 



BOWDOIN FENCERS DEFEATED 

The Harvard fencers defeated the Bowdoin 
team last Friday night at the Hemenway Gym- 
nasium, 9 to o. 

The summary : 

Damon, Harvard, defeated Porritt, Bowdoin. 

Putnam, Harvard, defeated Leadbetter, Bow- 
doin. 

Von Nardroff, Harvard, defeated Floyd, Bow- 
doin. 

Von Nardroff, Harvard, defeated Leadbetter, 
Bowdoin. 

Damon, Harvard, defeated Floyd, Bowdoin. 

Von Nardroff, Harvard, defeated Porritt, Bow- 
doin. 

D'Kay, Harvard, defeated Floyd, Bowdoin. 

Damon, Harvard, defeated Leadbetter, Bow- 
doin. 

Aylen, Harvard, defeated Porritt, Bowdoin. 



making the best time in the relay trials, and as 
Smith relinquished his claim, the cup has been 
awarded to McElwee. The team this year was 
unusually well balanced, only one-fifth of a sec- 
ond separating the first and fourth men, and much 
credit is due Coach Magee for keeping the men 
on edge three weeks without competition after 
training them through the early part of the season 
with the B.A.A. Meet in view. 



AUGUSTA CUP TO McELWEE 

The final trials for the relay team were held 
last Thursday and the following times -were an- 
nounced as the best for each man for the short 
distance: 352 yards, Smith '15 (Capt.) and Mc- 
Elwee '16, 434-5 seconds; McWilliams '15 and 
Crosby '17, 44 seconds, and Wright '14 alternate, 
44 1-5 seconds. Smith and McElwee were there- 
fore tied for the cup given annually to the man 



DELTA KAPPA EPSILON HOUSE PARTY 

The Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon 
held its fourteenth annual house party last Fri- 
day. The program began with a reception at the 
chapter house in the afternoon for the out-of- 
town guests, members of the faculty, and people 
of Brunswick. The house was beautifully deco- 
rated with evergreen, palms and cut flowers and 
colored lights. Music was furnished by Lovell's 
Orchestra of Brunswick. The serving was done 
by Mrs. Ham, Mrs. Whittier and Mrs. Elliott. 

In the evening an order of 24 dances was fur- 
nished by Lovell's Orchestra. The patronesses 
were Mrs. Myles Standish of Boston, Mrs. Hart- 
ley C. Baxter and Mrs. George T. Little of 
Brunswick. The catering was done by Pooler of 
Portland. 

Among those present at the house party were: 
Misses Mary Holden and Elizabeth Eastman of 
Lowell, Mass., Wilhelmina Drummond of Atlan- 
ta, Georgia, Dorothy Bird of Boston, Pauline 
Hyde, Marie Hieber, Harriet Bucknam, Florence 
Rideout, Marion Starbird, Lydia Storli, Ethel 
Frothingham of Portland, Corinne Jackson, Isa- 
belle Olm, Louise Haggett, Gertrude Hackett of 
Bath, Ruth Henderson of Fairfield; Sarah Snow 
of Skowhegan, Gwendolin Griffin of Pittsfield, 
Frances Stuart; Frances Purington, Dorothy 
Boyd of Augusta, Mary Elliott, Claire Ridley and 
Ruth Andrews of Brunswick. 

The delegate to the party f-om Xi. Chapter of 
Colby was Emmons B. Farrar. Delegates were 
also present at the reception from the other fra- 
ternities. 

The committee in charge was composed of W. 
H. Cunliffe, Jr., W. D. Eddy and R. K. Eastman. 
The decorating committee consisted of Myles 
Standish, Jr., H. M.'Chatto and R. S. Fuller. 



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ZETA PSI HAS JOINT BANQUET 

Most of the members of Lambda Chapter of 
Zeta Psi were present at the joint banquet with 
Chi Chapter of Colby, Saturday evening-, in Port- 
land. Six other colleges and universities, Yale, 
Brown, Wisconsin, Rutgers and Pennsylvania! 
were represented and 84 men sat at the tables in 
the State of Maine Room. Among the speakers 
were Professor Johnson '74,- E. C. Gage '14, J. J. 
Hurley '12 and C. A. Crowell '13. On the' com- 
mittee in charge were Monroe '14, Newcombe '14, 
Ricker '15 and Edwards '16. 



THETA DELTA CHI ALUMNI NIGHT 
Saturday night the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity 
held their annual alumni night and banquet. Pro- 
fessor Wilmot B. Mitchell '90 was toastmaster. 
The graduates present were Philip Dana '96, H. 
V. Archer '13, T. E. Chase '04, E. F. Abbott '03, 
Luther Dana '03, R. A. Tuttle '10, L. S. Lippin- 
cott '10, S. E. Dole '13 J. A. Slocum '13, N. A. 
Fogg '13. C. R. Marvin '99 of Tufts and H. T. 
Haley '07 of Dartmouth were also present. 

THE BRADBURY PRIZE DEBATES 

The Bradbury debates will be held tonight and 
tomorrow night in Memorial Hall at eight o'clock. 
The following teams will compete: At the first 
debate — Affirmative, Garland '16, Hescock '16, 
Tackaberry '15, alternate Rogers '15; negative, 
Bacon '15, Coffin '15, McKenney '15, alternate, 
Wing '15; at the second debate — Affirmative, Ed- 
wards '16, Leigh '14, Parsons '16, alternate, Mc- 
Williams '15; negative, Gage '14, Simpson '14, 
Talbot '15, alternate, Kuhn '15. These teams 
were selected at the trials held on Friday, Janu- 
ary 23. The presiding officer at the first debate 
will be Professor Nixon, while on Wednesday 
evening Professor Files will hold that office. The 
question to be debated is : Resolved, That a Fed- 
eral Commission be established for the Regula- 
tion of Trusts. 

The judges will be: Professor Elliott, Profes- 
sor McClean, Professor Mitchell and Professor 
Davis. Forty dollars in cash will be distributed 
as prizes among the members of the winning 
team, and twenty dollars will be distributed 
among the members of the second best team. 

Eight men will be selected from the competing 
teams to form two 'varsity teams of three men 
each, each team to have also one alternate. Of 
these two teams so selected, the affirmative will 
compete against Wesleyan at Brunswick, on the 
evening of March 25, while the team supporting 
the negative will meet the Hamilton team at 
Hamilton on the same date. 



MASQUE AND GOWN PRODUCTION 
The cast for "The Marriage of Kitty" is as 
follows : 

Hampden W. D. Ireland '16 

Norbury R. S. Fuller '16 

Rosalie J. £.. Stride '17 

Helen de Semiano j. L. Baxter '16 

Travers p. S. Smith '15 

Sir Reginald Belsize P. L. White '14 

Miss Katherine Silverton (Kitty), 

R. R. Melloon '15 
A change has been made in the date for the 
Rockland trip. Instead of being Feb. 28 as was 
scheduled, it will be Mar. 3 and 4. 

A picture of the cast of ''The Marriage of 
Kitty" was taken last week in costume. 



ANDROSCOGGIN ASSOCIATION FORMED 

With 70 men at table and a big polar bear skin 
which was formerly the property of Senator 
Frye, for a mascot, the Bowdoin Association of 
Androscoggin County took definite form, Thurs- 
day evening, in an organization, which seems 
likely to be productive of great good to Bowdoin 
College. 

The meeting was held in the Lewiston Cham- 
ber of Commerce. A delicious banquet was 
served, after which there were speeches and mu- 
sic by a double quartet from the Glee Club, con- 
sisting of West '15, Cristy '15, Eaton '14, Monroe 
'14, Shea '14, Melloon '15, Ramsay '15 and Wood- 
man '16, with McWilliams '15 at the piano. 

The feature of the evening was President 
Hyde's speech, the substance of which is given in 
another column. The toastmaster was Tascus 
Atwood '76 and the other speakers were F. L. 
Dingley '61, Dr. B. F. Sturgis '63, George C. 
Webber '95, A. H. MacCormick '15 for the under- 
graduates, Wallace H. White, Esq., for the hon- 
orary members, and A. G. Staples '82. K. A. 
Ramsay '15 gave a reading which was well re- 
ceived. 

Before the banquet the following officers were 
elected : President, John A. Morrill, Auburn ; 
Vice-Presidents, Col. F. M. Drew, Lewiston, Dr. 
B. F. Sturgis, Auburn, Prof. J. Y. Stanton, Lew- 
iston ; Secretary and Treasurer, John H. White. 
Auburn: Chorister, George Bower; Executive 
Committee, Arthur G. Staples, Tascus Atwood, 
Reuel M. Smith, E. F. Abbott, Auburn ; Harry S. 
Coombs, C. F. Packard, John D. Clifford, Jr., Dr. 
Edson S. Cummings, Lewiston ; Dr. Chas. H. 
Cunningham, Auburn ; Dr. A. W. Potter, Lisbon : 
John H. Maxwell, Livermore Falls : F. O. Pur- 
ington, Mechanic Falls. 

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meeting, taken in the order in which they regis- 
tered, the same being charter members of the as- 
sociation : William DeWitt Hyde, W. W. Bol- 
ster, M.D., '08, E. K. Bly '03, A. G. Staples '82, 
Harry S. Coombs '01, F. M. Drew '58, John A. 
Morrill '76, Harold S. White, Wallace H. White, 
F. O. Purington '80, Tascus Atwood '76, George 
P. Emmons, M.D., W. A. Coombs, M.D., J. J. 
Pelletier, M.D., '01, H. H. Randall '00, Ruel W. 
Smith, William L. Haskell, M.D., Wallace H. 
White, Jr., '99, Richard T. Leader, M.D., '01, E. 
S. Cummings, M.D., '00, H. W. Garcelon' 05, 
Harry D. MacNeil, M.D., '13, W. I. Norcross '05, 
John S. Childs '13, William O. Keegan '15, John 
D. Clifford, Jr., Donald C. White '05, F. W. Spol- 
lett '03, E. L. Pennell, M.D., '01, Wallace E. Web- 
ber, M.D., '95, Benjamin F. Sturgis, M.D., '63, 
Francis E. Harrington '12, W. E. Montgomery, 
J. E. Kincaid, Claude O. Bower '09, C. C. Abbott, 
Harry L. Childs, Daniel A. Barrell, M.D., Thom- 
as E. Chase, George A. Bower '07, Harrie L. 
Webber '03, E. Farrington Abbott '03, George C. 
Webber '95, E. V. Call, M.D., '04, L. D. Petten- 
gill '16, C. H. Cunningham, M.D., '06, C. E. Nor- 
ton, M.D., '76, Frank L. Dingley '61, A. W. Pot- 
ter, M.D., Thomas C. White '03, Leon W. Bab- 
cock '17, Robert J. Wiseman, M.D., '03, Harry E. 
Hitchcock '98, A. H. Hutchins, M.D., '99, Harold 
S. Young"i7, Ralph A. Parker, M.D., A. Donald 
Weston '12, John H. White. 



glad to meet all men who will report to him in the 
Gym any day after 2.30. 



DR. QUINT WILL SPEAK THURSDAY 

At the Vesper Service Thursday afternoon at 
5 o'clock Dr. John H. Quint '97 of Chelsea, for- 
merly pastor of the Church on the Hill, will 
speak on "The Church and Manhood." Mrs. W. 
H. Davis will sing at this service. This is the 
last of the series of Vesper Services which have 
been held during February on the subject of 
"Maine Manhood." 



FRESHMEN RELAY MEN OUT 
Two races are scheduled with Bates '17 for this 
season, one at Lewiston and one at Brunswick, 
and a large number should get out for the team. 
It is hoped that many inexperienced men will try 
out at this time when they can have the assistance 
of an expert trainer' in getting early development. 
He will spend all the time necessary on all green 
men who will report any day after 2.30 p. m. 



INTER-CLASS MEET COMING 

It is essential for all men who wish to represent 
their classes at the Indoor Meet, March 25, to be- 
gin training immediately by getting under the su- 
pervision of the trainer. Coach Magee will be 



FRIAR CUP STANDING 

The result, by delegations, in the Friar cup 
competition, at Bowdoin College, is as follows: — 

Class of 1914 

No. Men. Ave. Rank. 

1. Non-Fraternity, 3 15.67 

2. Psi Upsilon, 3 15-33 

3. Delta Upsilon, 8 I 3-37 

4. Beta Theta Pi, 8 11.50 

5. Zeta Psi, 10 11.40 

6. Kappa Sigma, 6 10.83 

7. Theta Delta Chi, 9 10.66 

8. Alpha Delta Phi, 4 10.25 

9. Delta Kappa Epsilon, 7 10.14 
10. Bowdoin Club, 5 9.60 

Class of 1915 

1. Non-Fraternity, 4 14.00 

2. Delta Upsilon, 8 1 3-^3 

3. Psi Upsilon, 4 13.00 

4. Theta Delta Chi, 7 12.00 

5. Zeta Psi, 10 11.50 

6. Beta Theta Pi, 12 H-33 

7. Kappa Sigma, 10 10.60 

8. Alpha Delta Phi, 8 10.37 

9. Delta Kappa Epsilon, 8 8.75 
10. Bowdoin Club, 4 6.75 

Class of 1916 

1. Delta Upsilon, 9 12.89 

2. Non-Fraternity, 3 11.67 

3. Beta Theta Pi, 9 10.33 

4. Bowdoin Club, 16 9.25 

5. Alpha Delta Phi, 9 9.22 

6. Delta Kappa Epsilon, 10 8.80 

7. Psi Upsilon, 10 8.60 

8. Zeta Psi, 9 7.66 

9. Theta Delta Chi, 6.5 7.54 
10. Kappa Sigma, 10 6.90 

Class of 1917 

1. Delta Kappa Epsilon, 12 n. 12 

2. Alpha Delta Phi, 8 10.37 

3. Theta Delta Chi, 5 9.15 

4. Delta Upsilon, 14 8.96 

5. Beta Theta Pi, 10 8.65 

6. Zeta Psi, 8.5 7.82 

7. Non-Fraternity, 19 7.58 

8. Bowdoin Club, 15 6.83 

9. Kappa Sigma, 11 6.18 
10. Psi Upsilon, 6 4.75 

The halves denote men who are taking "incom- 
pletes," in half their courses. 



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Alumni Editor 



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alumni and faculty. No anonymous contributions can 
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Entered at Post-Office at Brunswick as Second-Class Mai] Matter 

Vol. XLIII FEBRUARY 24, 1914 No. 29 

Guests of Bowdoin 

On Saturday we are to have as guests on our 
campus a large number of the members of the 
preparatory schools of the State on the occasion 
of the Second Annual Indoor Interscholastic 
Meet. To those who will act individually as hosts 
and to the fraternities there is presented an op- 
portunity and a temptation. The desire to obtain 
good men for the fraternity at this time should 
be sunk in a larger interest in obtaining desirable 
material for Bowdoin. To fail to show the col- 
lege and campus life to any of the guests is un- 
fair to him and unfair to the college. We pride 
ourselves in our excellent interfraternity spirit 
based not on written rules but an unwritten code 
of honor. It is hoped that this occasion will find 
that same fair play and co-operation in evidence. 
There will be a Bowdoin Night in the evening 
planned especially for the guests. Let the em- 



phasis be wholly on Bowdoin, not on the lesser, 
smaller groups. 



A New Field 

The communication from the Masque and 
Gown cannot fail to be of interest to those who 
are ambitious for Bowdoin's dramatics. With 
this definite encouragement for playlets written 
by undergraduates, the club has entered a new 
field at Bowdoin. It is noteworthy that the be- 
ginning is modest and thus, perhaps, more likely 
of immediate success. But the new move is in- 
dicative of more larger endeavors in the years to 
come. It is the development of this side of dra- 
matics, the writing and producing side, that will 
give the Masque and Gown individuality and 
greater popularity. It is the declared purpose of 
the club to furnish the easy and direct medium 
for all undergraduate dramatic productions of 
merit, and incidentally, to supply entertainment 
for our student social evenings. 



Intercollegiate Fellowship 

With a Maine State Student Conference, a 
joint fraternity banquet and two district frater- 
nity conventions within the past week we are 
forcibly reminded of the peculiar advantages 
these gatherings offer. As opportunities for 
broadening one's undergraduate vision, for be- 
coming less provincial and at the same time more 
loyal, for a clearing house of ideas as to college 
and its problems and enjoyments, these occasions 
should be welcomed amidst our winter season. 
By these gatherings as much as on the athletic 
field this opportunity for social intercourse with 
men from the other colleges is offered and our 
athletic opponents are seen in a newer and friend- 
lier light. 



OFFICIALS FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC MEET 
The following officials have been chosen for the 
Interscholastic Meet here next Saturday: 

Referee, Noble S. Ray, Secretary I.A.A.C, 
Boston; Clerk of Course, B. B. Osthues, I.A.A.C. 
Boston ; Judges of Finish, Dr. Manton Copeland, 
Professor H. C. Bell; Time Keepers, Dr. F. X. 
Whittier, R. Weatherill ' 14, F. A. Smith '12: 
Starter, J. J. Magee, Bowdoin coach; Scorer of 
Track Events, F. P. McKenny '15; Asst. Clerks 
of Course, R. Little '16, W. D. Eddy '14; Field 
Judges, Professor P. Nixon, Leadbetter '16, H. 
A. Lewis '15; Scorer of Field Events, D. Say- 
ward '16; Announcers, F. X. Callahan '14, R. S. 
Fuller '16, Inspectors, W. I). Ireland '16, G. A. 
McWilliams '15, P. S. Smith '15, L. S. McElwee 
'16; Custodian of Prizes, S. L. Mountfort '14; 



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Manager, Paul Koughan '15; Asst. Manager, W. 
E. Chase '16. 



THE USE OF THE HALF MILLION 

President Hyde, in answer to the numerous 
questions as to how Bowdoin would use the half- 
million recently received, made a statement to 
the papers of the ways the money would be used. 
President Hyde said: "We shall not build a 
new building; for our plant is nearly adequate al- 
ready. We shall not add a new department or a 
new course; for since the recent extensions in 
music, fine arts, and education our curriculum 
offers as many courses as undergraduates in lib- 
eral arts can profitably pursue. We shall not in- 
crease our numbers by lowering our standards ; 
for we cannot afford to waste our costly plant and 
expensive instruction on boys who just barely 
scrape through high school with a passing mark. 
We shall continue to maintain a standard equal to 
the highest in New England and limit our num- 
bers to those, whether few or many, who earn 
the right to the opportunities we offer by showing 
their fitness to profit by a strenuous and exacting 
college course. 

"We shall continue to refuse to promise in ad- 
vance financial aid to any individual applicant ; 
stating simply the scholarships, assistantships and 
other aids we have and leaving the student to de- 
cide whether he will come and earn what we have 
to offer, or will stay away. 

"If then we are not to enlarge our plant, our 
course of study, or our student body, what shall 
we do with the extra $30,000 of income which 
from this and other sources this fortunate year 
has brought in sight? 

"We shall spend it in strengthening the human 
factor in both professors and students. For 
years it has been our policy to consign all applica- 
tions and unsolicited recommendations for in- 
structorships straight to the waste basket, and to 
search the country far and wide for months until 
for each position we have found the one man who 
in scholarship, training, personality and teaching 
power is best fitted to arouse enthusiasm for his 
subject in the minds and hearts of his students. 

"Unfortunately we have acquired a reputation 
for picking that sort of men; and the universities 
have developed the unkind habit of taking them 
away as fast as we can get them. Yale for in- 
stance has called in succession three professors 
from one department and two from another; and 
Harvard took one professor at the end of his first 
year; and another at the end of the first month, 
before he even had begun to teach. 

'"Desiring to be just to these men, and lacking 



funds to pay them what they were offered else- 
where, we had to let them go. Now we propose 
to make a Bowdoin professorship in generous 
salary, liberal pension, sabbatical leave of ab- 
sence at colllege expense, opportunity for re- 
search and freedom from excessive hours of 
teaching as attractive as any professorship any- 
where; and retain the good men we secure. 

"We have found that preceptorial method 
which supplements the work of the class room by 
frequent informal conferences in groups of five 
or six, while it costs only twice as much as the 
ordinary wholesale methods of teaching, in- 
creases the efficiency and the interest fourfold; 
and we shall develop that method still further. 
We shall continue and develop small courses lim- 
ited to the best students where professors and 
students work together in common studies and in- 
vestigations. We shall also substantially increase 
our scholarships and student assistantships so 
that without undue distraction from his studies, 
or contraction of his life, the student of limited 
means, if industrious and resourceful, shall have 
the same happy and wholesome social life and the 
same abundant intellectual opportunities as his 
wealthier classmates. 

"Quality, not quantity; vitality not machinery; 
democracy of opportunity for all ; but a reserva- 
tion of the best we have to give for those who 
both before and after entering college prove their 
aristocracy of industry and aptitude — these are 
the ends we had already set before us, and which 
these splendid benefactions will help us more 
fully to achieve." 

COMMUNICATIONS 

To the Orient: — 

The Masque and Gown wishes to announce to 
the undergraduates that it has voted to offer an- 
nually a prize of five dollars to the undergrad- 
uate who submits the best one-act playlet or skit 
to be presented at the Spring Rally. This year 
the manuscript must be presented to the Manager 
or President of the club by March 20th. The club 
reserves the right to withhold the prize if no suit- 
able manuscript is submitted. 

This prize is a formal declaration of the new 
policy of Bowdoin's dramatic club to encourage, 
in a modest way at least, the production of play 
written by our own undergraduates. We believe 
that there are a number who are in need of just 
such substantial suggestion to produce work of 
real merit and wish to identify ourselves as will- 
ing and glad to manage, produce and support any 
such undergraduate plays. We desire to be the 
organization to whom the Student Council should 
turn for the means of entertainment on such oc- 



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casions as rallies, etc., and hope to incorporate in 
our membership all those who are interested and 
talented in these directions. 

— The Masque and Gown. 



Fort Geo. Wright, Wash., February 5, 1914. 
"Editor, Bowdoin Orient, 

Sir: — Kindly allow me a little space in an issue 
of the Orient to bring to the attention of the un- 
dergraduates a matter which should be of interest 
to them all. ^ 

Next summer there is to be held by the War 
Department at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt. (near Bur- 
lington) a summer military camp for college men. 
"The object is to give them an insight into military 
affairs and the military policy of this country. 
So far as it is possible in five weeks the duties of 
an officer in time of war are also to be shown to 
the students. 

The people of our country are woefully igno- 
rant of our army, its life, its work and the char- 
acter of the men comprising it. The people are 
also woefully ignorant of the military policy of 
the United States, what our mistakes have been 
"in the past and what they are likely to be in case 
of war in the future. 

Two schools were established last year, one at 
Gettysburg, Pa., and one at Monterey, Cal. Both 
were successful beyond expectation. This year 
there are to be at least four. 

The course lasts, I believe, five weeks and the 
■expense, I have been told by an officer who is 
working in connection with one to be established 
at this post, will not exceed fifty dollars for ev- 
erything while at the school — food, uniforms, etc. 

It is the duty of every college man to inform 
"himself in a general way, at least, on the military 
-policy and needs of our country and to prepare 
himself so that he may be bet