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DECEMBER, 1599. 

FEB 4 1975 

UNIV. of M*SS 

We affectionately dedicate our volume 

to him whom, as a friend, 

as an instructor, and as a gentleman, 

we hold m the highest esteem. 




Greeting • 


The Corporation .... 

The Faculty 

The Classes 

The Fraternities .... 



Happenings of the Year 

Commencement .... 

Review of the Year 

Junior Promenade 

The Botanic Walk 

From Editor's Waste-Basket 


Nineteen Hundred and One Banquet 
The Old Campus Tree . 
A Summer by the Sea 
With Love to Sammie 
Stuck in Agriculture 
The Sahkhabehaluck Club 
Pau-Puk-Keewis .... 
Sunset in the Autumn Woods 
The Bad Lands of Wyoming 
To a Certain Senior 


The Class of 1902J 

The Sentiment of J. H. Todd 

New Year Resolutions 

The Vacant Chair 

A Naughty Little Sketch 







(Q reetinq; 

We've hunted through mystics and science, 
We've searched over troublesome lore, 

We've questioned, we've stormed, and we've worried, 
Only to worry the more. 

We've roasted full many an innocent, 
We've chuckled and laughed in our glee, 

But now comes our turn at the anvil, 
And, reader, our fate is with thee. 

Richard Swann Lull. 

'HE subject of this brief sketch was born at Annapolis, Md., on 
the 6th of November, 1867. Mr. Lull is the son of Captain E. 
P. Lull, U. S. N., surveyor of the Nicaragua canal-route. It 
is interesting to note that the canal-route selected by the United 
States government, and destined in time to be equal in importance to the fa- 
mous Suez canal, was first surveyed and reported on favorably by Captain Lull. 

Richard S. Lull received his preparatory education at the New Jersey 
State Model School of Trenton, N. J., and entered Rutgers College in the 
fall of 1888 as a student of the Scientific course. After being out of college 
for nearly a year, he returned, taking up the regular Biological course, and 
was graduated with the Class of 1893. A few weeks after his graduation, 
June, 1893, Mr. Lull was appointed Scientific Field- Agent, Division of Entomol- 
ogy, United States Department of Agriculture, and stationed at the Maryland 
Agricultural Experiment Station, College Park, Md. This office he held for a 
little over six months, when, on January 1st, 1894, he resigned to accept his 
present position of Assistant Professor of Zoology at this college. In June, 
1899, he was appointed Curator of the Zoological Museum, and in September, 
1899, was elected Registrar of the College. 

Wishing to still further pursue the study of biology, Mr. Lull took a post- 
graduate course at Rutgers College, and received the degree of Master of 
Science in June, 1896. The year following he spent the summer in studying 
at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island. 

Professor Lull is a member of the American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science, and a corresponding member of the Microscopical Society 
of New Jersey, and of the Entomological Society of Washington. He was 
also a member of the expedition to Wyoming sent out by the Department of 
Vertebrate Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History, N. Y. , to 
collect fossil remains of extinct Dinosaurs. A short account of this expedition 
will be found on another page of the " Index." 

Professor Lull has always been very popular at M. A. C, having won the 
hearts of the students by his painstaking interest in their welfare, by his cour- 
teous manner, and by his devotion to athletics. Mr. Lull is an athlete of no 
mean ability, having distinguished himself at Rutgers as a hammer-thrower 
and as a football-player. He has always shown a deep interest in track- 
athletics, and it was mainly through his efforts that the track-team of last 
spring was organized. 

The College feels proud that it has on its Faculty a man of such high 
character, and who is such an energetic worker as Richard S. Lull. 

The Board of Editors. 

Alexander Cavassa Wilson, 

Percival Gushing Brooks, Thomas Casey, 

Business Manager. Assistant Business Manager. 

Nathan Davis Whitman, 

Literary Department. Statistical Department. 

Clarence Everett Gordon. Ernest Leslie Macomber, 

Charles Leslie Rice. Edward Stephen Gamwell, 


Wednesday, January 3rd, 
Thursday, March 22nd, 

Wednesday, April 4th, 
Wednesday, June 20th, 

Thursday, September 6th, 
Thursday, December 20th, 

Winter term begins. 
Winter term closes. 

Spring term begins. 

Fall term begins. 
Fall term closes. 


Wednesday, January 9th, 
Thursday, March 28th, 

Winter term begins. 
Winter term closes. 

Members Ex-Officro. 


His Excellency Governor ROGER WOLCOTT, 
President of the Corporation. 

President of the College. 

Secretary of the Board of Education. 

Secretary of the Board of Agriculture. 

Members by Appointment. 

J. Howe Demond, of Northampton 
Elmer D. Howe, of Marlboro 
Nathaniel I. Bowditch, of Framingham 
William Wheeler, of Concord 
Elijah W. Wood, of West Newton 
Charles A. Gleason, of New Braintree 
James Draper, of Worcester 
Samuel C. Damon, of Lancaster 
Henry S. Hyde, of Springfield 
Merritt I. Wheeler, of Great Barrington 
James S. Grinnell, of Greenfield . 
Charles L. Flint, of Brooldine 
William H. Bowker of Boston 
J. D. W. French of Boston 

1 goo 


Officers Elected by the Corporation. 

James S. Grinnell, of Greenfield, 

Vice-President of the Corporation. 

George F. Mills, of Amherst, 

William R. Sessions, of Hampden, 

Charles A. Gleason, of New Braintree, 

A uditor. 

James S. Grinnell. 
J. Howe Demond. 

Committee on Finance and Buildings. 

Charles A. Gleason, Chairman. 

Henry S. Hyde. 

Samuel C. Damon. 

William H. Bowker. 
Charles L. Flint. 

Committee on Course of Study and Faculty. 

William Wheeler, Chairman. 

Elmer D. Howe. 

J. D. W. French. 

Committee on Farm and Horticultural Departments. 

Elijah W. Wood, Chairman. 
William R. Sessions. James Draper 

Nathaniel I. Bowditch. 

Merritt I. Wheeler. 

Charles A. Gleason. 

William Wheeler. 

Committee on Experiment Department. 

James Draper, Chairman. 

Elijah W. Wood. 

William R. Sessions. 

Board of Overseers. 

State Board of Agriculture. 

Examining Committee of Overseers. 

George Cruickshanks, Chairman. 

John Burslev, of Barnstable. 

Wesley B. Barton, of Dalton. 

E. A. Harwood, of North Brookfield 

C. K. Brewster, of Worthington. 


President of the College, and Professor of Modern Languages and English Lit- 
erature: also Director of the Hatch Experiment Station. 

Amherst College, 1862. *. T. LL. D., Amherst College, 1S91. Instructor in Will- 
iston Seminary, i864-'67. Professor of Modern Languages and English Literature at 
Massachusetts Agricultural College since 1S67. President of the College since 18S6. 


Professor of Agriculture {Honorary). 

As a member of the Board of Agriculture, he did his best to induce the Legislature 
to accept the origina 1 grant of Congress for the establishing of an Agricultural College 
in each state. In 1S66 he was invited to take charge of the College property, and in 
November commenced operations. Instructor in Agriculture at Massachusetts Agricul- 
tural College, i867-'6S. Professor of Agriculture, iS6S-'82, and also iSSS-'So. Acting 
President, iS76-'77, and again in 1879. President, iSSo-'S2. 


Professor of Chemistry, and Chemist for the Hatch Experiment Station. 

University of Gottingen, 1S53, with degree Ph.D., LL.D., Amherst College, 1SS9. 
Assistant Chemist, University of Gfjttingen, i852-'57. Chemist and manager of a Phila- 
delphia Sugar Refinery, traveling extensively in Cuba and the South, in the interests of 
the Sugar Industry, iS57-'6i. Chemist to Onondaga Salt Company, iS6i-'6S; during that 
time investigating the salt resources of the United States and Canada. Professor of 
Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, iS62-'64. Director Massachusetts Agricul- 
tural Experiment Station, iSS2-'94. Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, since 1S68. Since 1S84 has been Analyst for State Board of Health. 



Professor of Horticulture, and Horticulturist for the Hatch Experiment Station. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1872. Associate Professor of Horticulture, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, iS74-'7g. Professor of Botany 'and Horticulture, 
and Instructor of Microscopy and Drawing at Massachusetts Agricultural College, 
i879-'95. Professor of Horticulture at Massachusetts Agricultural College since June, 

Associate Professor of Chemistry. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1873. D. G. K. Graduate student in Chemis- 
try, Massachusetts Agricultural College, i8/3-'76. Student in University of Virginia, 
i876-'77. Ph. D., University of Gottingen, 18S5. Assistant Chemist, United States 
Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. , 1S76. First Assistant Chemist, Depart- 
ment of Agriculture, iS77-'S2. Associate Professor of Chemistry at Massachusetts 
Agricultural College since 1885. 


Professor of Zoology, and Entomologist for Hatch Experiment Station. 

Bowdoin College, 1S65. Ph. D., Maine State College, 1886. Studied in the Museum 
of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge, and under Louis Agassiz on Penekese Island. 
Also traveled extensively in Europe, studying insects in various museums. Principal of 
Litchfield Academy, 1865. Principal of Houlton Academy, i865-'7o. Chair of Natural 
History, Maine State College, i87i-'S6. Professor of Zoology at Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College since 18S6. 


Professor of Mental and Political Science, and Secretary of the Faculty; also College 

Yale University, 1867. *. B. K. M. A. and B. D., Yale University, 1870. Ph.D., 
Amherst College, 1885. Professor of Mental and Political Science, and Chaplain at 
Massachusetts Agricultural College since 1SS6. 


Professor of Agriculture, and Agriculturist for Hatch Experiment Station. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1875. *. 2. K. Post-Graduate Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, i875-*76. Professor of Agriculture and Director of Farm, Imperial 
College of Agriculture, Sapporo, Japan, t877-'78; also Professor of Botany, i88i-'88. 
Acting President, Imperial College, i88o-'S3, and iS86-'87. Professor of Agriculture at 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, and Agriculturist for the Hatch Experiment Station 
since January, 1889. Ph. D., Halle, 1897. 

Professor of English. 

Williams College, 1862. A. A. <f>. Associate Principal of Greylock Institute, 
i862-'82. Principal of Greylock Institute, i882-'8g. Professor of Latin and English 
at Massachusetts Agricultural College, iS90-'g6. Professor of English at Massachusetts 
Agricultural College since June, 1896. 


JAMES B. PAIGE, B. S., D. V. S., 

Professor of Veterinary Science, and Veterinarian for the Hatch Experiment Station. 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1882. Q. T. V. On farm at Prescott, 
i882-'S7. D. V. S., Faculty of Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Science, McGill 
University, 1888. Practiced at Northampton, iS88-'gi. Professor of Veterinary Science 
at Massachusetts Agricultural College since 1891. Took course in Pathological and 
Bacteriological Department, McGill University, summer 1891. Took course at 
Veterinary School in Munich, Germany, i895-'oA 


Professor of Mathematics and Civit Engineering. 

A. B. and C. E., Union College, 1886; A. M., 1S89. Assistant on Sewer Construc- 
tion, West Troy, N. Y., 1886; Assistant on Construction, Chicago, St. Paul & Kansas 
City Ry., 1887. Draughtsman with Phcenix Bridge Co., 1SS7. Assistant in Engineering 
Department, New York State Canals, i888-'gi. Instructor in Civil Engineering, Lehigh 
University, i8gi-'92. Engineer for Contractor, Alton Bridge, summer of 1892. Professor 
of Civil Engineering and Mechanic Arts, University of Idaho, i8g2-'97. Associate Mem- 
ber American Society of Civil Engineers, Member American Institute of Mining Engi- 
neers, Member Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education, Professor of 
Mathematics and Civil Engineering at the Massachusetts Agricultural College since 
July, 1897. 

GEORGE E. STONE, B. S., Ph. D., 

Professor of Botany, and Botanist for the Hatch Experiment Station. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, i882-'84. <t. 2. K. Massachusetts Institute of 
Technology, i884-'Sg. In the summer of 1890 had charge of the Botany Classes at the 
Worcester Summer School. Leipsic University, i8gi-'92, Ph.D. Studied in the 
Physiological Laboratory of Clark University, iSg3. Assistant Professor of Botany at 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1893-^5. Professor of Botany at Massachusetts 
Agricultural College since July, i8g5. B. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1897. 


First Lieutenant, Second Infantry, U. S. A., Professor of Military Science. 

Attended United States Military Academy, iS82-'S3. Appointed Second Lieutenant, 
Second Infantry, Jan. 19, 1885. Has served in Idaho, Washington, and Nebraska. 
Graduated from Infantry and Cavalry School for Officers at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 
in June, 1891. Appointed Regimental Adjutant, May, 1892. Professor of Military 
Science at Massachusetts Agricultural College since August, 1896. At present serving 
in Cuba. 


Assistant Professor of English. 

Amherst College, 1893. X. ¥., A. B. Amherst College, 1896, M. A. Assistant 
Professor of English at Massachusetts Agricultural College since June, 1893. 


Assistant Professor of Agriculture. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1888. *. 2. K. Teacher in public school at 
North Amherst, i888-'8g. Assistant Agriculturist at Hatch Experiment Station, i889-'go. 


Farm Superintendent at Massachusetts Agricultural College, i8go-'93. Assistant Pro- 
fessor of Agriculture at Massachusetts Agricultural College since 1893. 


Assistant Professor of Zoology and Entomology. 

Rutgers College, 1893. X. *., B. S. Rutgers College, 1896, M. S. Special Agent, 
Scientific Field Corps, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Entomology, 1893. 
Assistant Professor of Zoology and Entomology at Massachusetts Agricultural College 
since January, 1894. Member of expedition to Wyoming sent out by American Museum 
of Natural History. 


Assistant Professor of Botany and German. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1S94. *. S. K. Instructor in German and 
Botany at Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1894-95. Assistant Professor of Botany 
and German since July, 1895. Student in Germany, 1898. 


Assistant Professor of Mathematics. 

Rutgers College, 1893. X. t. Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Massachusetts 
Agricultural College since April, 1895. 


Assistant Professor of Chemistry. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1894. *. 2. K. Principal of Eliot, Me., High 
School, 1895. Student of Philosophy Johns Hopkins University, i8g6-'g8. Assistant 
Professor of Chemistry at Massachusetts Agricultural College since September, 1899. 

Assistant in Chemistry. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1899. C. S. C. 

Lecturer on Farm Law. 


Graduate of Amherst College School of Library Economy, 1897. Librarian at 
Massachusetts Agricultural College since June, 1899. 

University Council. 

President of the University. 

Dean of the School of Law. 

Dean of the School of All Sciences. 

Dean of the School of Theology. 

President of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. 

Dean of the School of Medicine. 

Senior Class, 1900. 

Class Yell. 

Hip-su ! Rah-su ! Sis-boom-bah I 
1900! Rah! Rah! Rah! 


Class Colors. 

Purple and Old Gold. 


Frank Howard Bkown, 
Ysidro Herrera Canto, 
Edward Taylor Hull, 
George Freeman Parmenter. 
Morris Bernard Landers, 
Mark Hayes Munson, 

Secretary and Treasurer. 
Class Captain. 
Sergeant-at-A rms. 

Class History. 

HEN a class is called upon for the last time to enumerate its 
victories, to recount its adventures, and to tell again the 
story of its daring deeds, it can comprehend only to a 
limited extent the magnitude of the task which it is about 
to undertake. As it glances at the footprints left in the tortuous path 
over which it has traveled, it is amazed at the changes which have 
occurred. Footprints which once seemed printed for all time in the solid 
rock are now visible only with difficulty. Thus it is with the deeds that once 
seemed covered with unfading glory ; now they are forgotten. They served a 
purpose, but the remembrance of them was shortlived. As we view these 
deeds in the light of after events, they become only sorrowful memories of 
the past. 

What is the mission of the final historian ? In summing up the events 
which have constituted our career, this question presents itself to us: Is it 
for him to tell of rope-pulls won, or of victorious rushes ? No, for visible 
evidence of these can still be seen upon the anatomy of our opponents. 

Is it for him to tell of the struggles and victories of sidewalk-artists ? No, 
for the old tower standing a sombre sentinel of the night has seen these vic- 
tories, and now when the shivering Freshman crouches in the darkness near 
the back-stop, she cheers him up with the tales of these exploits. 

Is it for him to tell of the midnight rides behind dear old Bishop ? No, it 
is now too late to repeat the story of these rides, for Bishop has "fallen on 
evil days," and Allen is no longer at hand with picklock and hammer. 

The Will-o'-the-wisp no longer delights in startling the skaters, or break- 
ing in upon nocturnal revelers. The goal-posts no longer bear their yearly 
burden. The chapel-bell no longer breaks the stillness of the night, awaken- 
ing the slumberers to the enthusiastic demonstration of campus orators. To 
none of these things can the historian turn for an inspiration. They are 

buried in the past. But arising from them come ideas which have changed 
the whole course of events here at college, and from this changed condition of 
affairs comes the inspiration that guides the historian's pen. 

The leading events which have characterized the first few years of our 
college life, have been sufficiently touched upon by previous historians. Last 
year we were confronted with a Freshman class which as Juniors we felt in 
duty bound to patronize. The precocious youngsters, however, had such a 
high conception of their own abilities, and showed so little appreciation of our 
efforts, that we were obliged to abandon them to a fate that has dealt none 
too tenderly with them. The following expresses the hopelessness of the task 
which we had undertaken: 

One day a piece of pudding-stone 

Rolled down a mountain side. 
Breaking the saplings on its way, 

Unto a valley wide. 

It stopped before a sculptor's door. 

The sculptor viewed the stone, 
Crying, oh! what an endless task 

I have here all alone. 

To hew from this a graceful form, 

Can never be my work; 
Yet will I undertake the task, 

Not one hour will I shirk. 

He chiseled off a jagged edge, 

But disappointment then ; 
The more he cut away outside, 

The worse it looked within. 

Another blow, another edge, 

The chips flew wide apart, 
Though skillful he as man could be, 

In vain he plied his art. 

At length worn out from ceaseless toil, 

He laid his mallet down, 
And went back to his daily work — 

This sculptor of renown. 

Feeling that there were a great many matters in which the Faculty could 
not act, we decided that the student body should themselves take these things 
in hand. Aided by 1901, we organized a college senate, the workings of 
which body are too well known to need mention. We sincerely hope that 
after we have left it, this organization shall continue to exert the same 
influence which it does at present, in suppressing anything detrimental to the 
welfare of the College. 

As a class we have grown more quiet recently, and the dignity of our 
changed position has hushed the buoyant exclamations of good feeling that 
were wont to rush to our lips when we met each other. The progress of 
time has made many changes in the characters and peculiarities of our 
individual members. Morton has become a hopeless polyglot, and can "think 
chemically" in several languages. George Freeman intends to be a "horse- 
doctor." Mark has changed his ideas somewhat, and no longer intends to be 
president. At present he represents the class at cattle-shows, and delights in 
the acquaintance of abnormal tight-rope performers. Mony still keeps the 
weather factory running, and at regular intervals he publishes an almanac, in 
which he foretells the coming of the seasons and the recurrence of Sundays. 
He is very much interested in a small box situated on the edge of the campus, 
and can be seen going there at odd times daily. As he has been noticed flour- 
ishing a palmleaf-fan near the door of his box, it is taken for granted that he 
is experimenting with wireless telegraphy. 

We might discuss many other celebrities whom we have among us, and 
find a great many points in which they, too, excel ordinary mortals, but we 
must pass from the light and trivial to the serious. We are nearing the close 
of our career as students, and in a short time we shall be known to the College 
only as alumni. But in this capacity we should be prepared to repay our 
Alma Mater for what she has done for us. As we go away from these asso- 
ciations, we, more than anyone else, should be fully alive to what the College 
needs, and we should do our utmost to have these needs supplied. 

Let's join our hands together, boys, 

Let laughter loud ring out; 
Let's make the echoes of the night 

With song and merry shout; 
Let other classes profit by 

The lessons we have taught ; 
And follow close behind us 

In the path of Naughty-Naught. 


Atkins, Edwin Kellogg North Amherst. 

Home. D. G. K. Artist 'oo Index. 
Baker, Howard ............. Dudley. 

Dr. Stone's. C. S. C. President Y. M. C. A. Flint Six. 
Brown, Frank Howard .......... Newton Center. 

D. G. K. House. D. G. K. Track-Team. President Boarding Club. 
Campbell, Morton Alfred Townsend. 

Stockbridge House. C. S. C. 
Canto, Ysidro Herrera Cansaheub, Yucatan. 

Mr. Nash's. D. G. K. Football- Team. Manager Baseball-Team. 
Crane, Henry Lewis Westwood. 

Mrs. Gilbert's. *. 2 K. Track-Team. 
Felch, Percy Fletcher Worcester. 

Mrs. Baker's. C. S. C. Choir. 
Frost, Arthur Forrester So. Monmouth, Me. 

Mrs. Baker's. C. S. C. 
Gilbert, Ralph Davis Gilead, Conn. 

Mrs. Gilbert's. C. S. C. 
Halligan, James Edward Roslindale. 

Mr. Thompson's. D. G. K. Captain Football-Team. Baseball-Team. Aggie Life. 
Harmon, Arthur Atwell Chelmsford. 

Hatch Exp. Station. C. S. C. 
Hull, Edward Taylor .......... Westport, Conn. 

Mr. Nash's. C. S. C. Flint Six. 
Kellogg, James William ........... Amherst. 

130 Pleasant Street. *. £. K. Manager Banjo Club. 
Landers, Morris Bernard Belchertown. 

D. G. K. House. D. G. K. Editor-in-Chief Aggie Life. Track-Team. 


Lewis, James Francis Fairhaven. 

Mr. Church's. *. 2. K. 
Monahan, Arthur Coleman So. Framingham. 

Tower. C. S. C. Flint Six. Editor-in-Chief 'oo Index. Observer, Hatch Exp. 
Station. Aggie Life. 

Morrill, Austin Winfield Tewksbury. 

8 S. C. *. 2. K. Aggie Life. 
Munson, Mark Hayes Westfield. 

Mr. Fenton's. C. S. C. 
Parmenter, George Freeman ........... Dover. 

17 S. C. 4>. 2. K. Business Manager Aggie Life. 
Stanley, Francis Guy . . Springfield. 

2 N. C. Q T. V. Football-Team. Flint Six. Leader Banjo Club. 
West, Albert Merrill ............ Holbrook. 

12 N. C. *. 2. K. 

Junior Class, 1901. 

Class Yell. 

Hullabaloo ! Hooray 1 Hooray ! 
Hullabaloo I Hooray ! Hooray 1 
Ra! Re! Ri-Ro-Rum! 
Aggie College ! Naughty-One ! 

Class Colors. 

Olive-Green and Orange. 


Edward Stephen Gamwell, 
Ernest Leslie Macomber, 
James Henry Chickering, 
Charles Leslie Rice, 
Clarence Everett Gordon, 
Dana Sanford Bernard Greeley, 
Percival Cushing Brooks, 
Nathan Justin Hunting, 



Secretary and Treasurer. 

Class Captain. 


. Class Physician. 

Class Undertaker. 


Class History. 

MEMOIR of that strange band of fellows, a class in college, may 
be, made a very characteristic one; for while the slide from one 
year to another is so silent as hardly to be apparent, it is at the 
same time a marked transition. 

The Freshman having passed through that dark and gloomy 
chaos of the first two months, is once more filled with hope, and opens up his 
heart to a ray of sunshine. The future presents itself to his fancy as one 
glorious prospect; he sees the sun rising from the dark abyss of September 
and October, and rejoices as a strong man to run a race. But the day is not 
yet spent, my boy. However, do not lose courage; be hopeful and patient, 
for all things come to him who waits. 

Then, there is the Soph. Alas! what may be said of him ? To paraphrase 
the sage: 

" Hard on the Soph sits fast his fate, 
To mold his fortune mean or great." 

The persecuted Soph becomes the cynosure of all the Faculty eyes, which 
diligently watch him lest some mischief he shall commit. Is it any wonder 
that he sometimes gets down in the mouth ? 

The Soph is a conglomeration of many things. In him you will find a 
strangely contrasted mixture of hope and despair, of down-trodden innocence 
and pure, unadulterated deviltry, of complacency and passion, of timidity 
and fearlessness, of folly and wisdom, mixed all together with a huge 
amount of noise. If you search carefully you will find all these qualities 
incorporated in his history. Not until the end of the year is this heteroge- 
neous combination of extremes redeemed. Nor is anyone more glad than he 
that, at last, he has become a candidate for promotion. What is the final 
message of the Soph ? With an eye to the Freshman, as ever, he says: 

"Oh, happy Freshman, you may smile, 
But sure as heav'n and earth exist, 
You'll take your place upon the list, 
And wear the dunce-cap for awhile." 

Now what about the Junior ? The Junior is all right. He's arrogant, you 
say. Has he not a right to be ? He can solve a triangle in a night, can give 
you the length of a Gunter's chain, can show you how to score a zero, and 
more, can give you a well-rounded period when he's mad, if nobody's round. 
He has won his spurs in the tournaments on the campus; and has become the 
full realization of the knight and the scholar. Pay heed, therefore, to what 
the Junior tells you; 'tis out of a vast experience that he speaks. 

Now, for the home run, for such is the last year of college-life. What 
about the Senior ? Happily this chap doesn't burden himself too heavily with 
his own private plans, but becomes a kind and benevolent father to the 
great family over which Providence has placed him, and gives of his experi- 
ence for the good of all. Thus is the year filled up with pleasant duties. As 
the last year of his college-life draws to a close, his mind goes back through 
the years that he has spent within these walls. As he gives himself over to 
revery, from out the past stalk forth the ghosts of many a long-forgotten day; 
over his soul there comes a flood of memories, his voice is choked, his eyes are 
filled with tears. Then it is that the student realizes what all the four years 
of life at college mean to him. What do you suppose he is thinking about at 
such a time ? Listen to the message of the Senior : "Make your friendships 
such that they shall form the pleasantest memories of your college days; they 
will make your life happier and better when you go out into the world, and 
they will keep forever fresh what should be one of the brightest portions of 
your life." 

In Chapel one morning, one of our Professors said : "I understand that 
one of our illustrious classes is to have a dinner before long." Now this 
gentleman understands us, and we have given him the honor which he 

I do not think it will be necessary to extenuate this article into the cor- 
pulent dimensions of an historical monstrosity to prove that this gentleman 

knew what he was talking about, and we will let the facts speak for them- 
selves. The reader must remember that we have defined our terms; arro- 
gance for the Junior is permissible. 

It was on one of the last days of autumn that we rushed the pigskin 
against the Freshies, and all the campus was afloat. Prof. Lull showed up in 
his great coat and big boots to watch the boys swim. Our eleven turned out 
in their bathing-suits to enjoy the balmy shower — it was a bleak November 
day — and to watch the Freshmen hustle to get the ball beyond our line. The 
Freshies were a little slow about getting out, but at last they appeared like a 
flock of sheep and made a disordered break for the mud-flat. Then the fun 
began. How they puffed, and struggled, and slipped in the slimy mud, trying 
to knock down our bulwarks, need not be told. It was all in vain. After 
a noble struggle the Freshies gave up the task and withdrew. The Sophs 
huddled together and gave a lusty cheer as the discomfited band went off the 
field. Could well afford to, you say ? Yes, but that's the point. We win, and 
the event slides quietly into the illustrious history of the Class of Naughty- 

This was the last stirring event of the season. Soon winter came down 
upon us; the fences were buried and all the old landmarks obliterated by the 
heavy snow of the great November storm. As we groped our way among the 
snow-drifts, on returning from Thanksgiving recess, the goal-posts loomed up 
grim and spectral, reminding us of the departed autumn and telling of the 
long winter evenings to come. Two of our number, Dick and his wife, con- 
cluded not to return till the winter term. The rest of us got down to plug- 
ging for exams, and finally, if not before, we jumped the town. 

Of the short vacation, of its many pleasant memories, all that may be 
told may be more easily imagined. It soon passed away, and with its early 
expiration we straggled back to Aggie, filled with deep longings for the 
things left behind, and with New Year resolutions for good, hard work. 

Most of us turned over the same old leaf again, and "each pursued his 
favorite phantom as before." 

The subject of Work we began at once to discuss with Professor 
Ostrander, who gave us many good points; but it was not until the end of the 
term that we fully grasped what he meant. 

Besides Mechanics we also studied the skeleton in the room where the sun 
rises and sets. The one thing we learned of profit under the genial Doctor 
was how, by holding one's forehead on the handle of an umbrella, the other 
end of which rested on the floor, and by chasing oneself around the umbrella, 
one could get a cheap jag. This caused some noise and fun, but soon lost its 
savor because the boys had no taste for it. 

Then, too, Dr. Flint kept us wondering, and guessing, and fretting what 
we knew about his subject, and this kept us a little busier than usual. All in 

all, we had a pretty busy term, so that the boys did not get much time to 
sleep, much less for outside things. 

And that makes me think, I believe there was such a thing as 
basket-ball during the winter months, but as this isn't very much of a game I 
won't dwell longer on the subject. 

The end of the term found us all alive and sick. Easter vacation brought 
back our strength again, and in the balmy month of April we landed once 
more on the old familiar sward. We celebrated our happy reunion, after the 
severe struggle of the winter, by a class-dinner, which proved a most enjoyable 

When in the course of human events it seems necessary to start some new 
movement, it requires enterprise to set the ball to rolling. Thus it came 
about that the Class of Naughty-One inaugurated the Sophomore-dinner. We 
trust that this will become an annual custom, and that future classes will 
reap abundant fruits as did we. 

A class-dinner is not a thing of a day. It has a power to weld a class 
into a unity that lasts not only for a summer, and serves to bring the class 
together again at its close, but which is of a deep and more abiding character. 

Along the latter part of the term we met the Freshmen on the 
diamond and showed them how to play base-ball. They knew a little more 
about the game than we anticipated, but we managed to give them a few 
points and, of course, to carry off the game. 

Then where was Naughty-One in the famous Dual Meet ? My land, though, 
wasn't that a winner ! Fifty-four points for a total, and against Williston, 
forty-three. There's a score which justifies a swelled head at any time. 
Nothing more remaining to be done, we packed up our duds and went home. 

Fat got stuck in Horticulture for being sassy, but I guess he bluffed it 
through all right. 

Summer had come again. A few short days and it was gone. We 
returned to college to greet an entering class of huge dimensions. We 
coached them up and they knocked the Sophs into the middle of the following 
week, and also managed to hold their own on the Botanic Walk. 

We now found it necessary to leave the Freshmen for awhile and turn our 
attention to matters of graver moment. What was our surprise upon return- 
ing from vacation to find Aggie metamorphosed into a university, with Car- 
hart as the bugbear for a half a year or more. 

There was a cry voluminous, 

The room with echoes rang, 
And down upon the floor there came 

Old Carhart with a bang. 


We cannot understand the man, 

Or memorize his rules, 
Or comprehend his megalergs, 

Or learn his blasted joules. 

"You'll have to," was the calm reply, 

Their cry went up in vain ; 
Away in deathless silence died 

The steps like drops of rain. 

The morrow came as usual, 

And with it as before, 
The boys showed up as usual — 

And will forevermore. 

Yes, we showed up as usual, for we have come to see the "necessary 
end." We have boasted our prowess of former days; we have lingered with 
pleasure over the memories of other years; we have watched our sun approach 
its zenith. Now, we must cast our eyes toward the horizon, for the day of 
our college life is closing. Our sun is passed its meridian, and we must 
seriously enter upon the work of life. 


Barry, John Cornelius . . . Hadley. 

Home. D. G. K. Baseball-Team. Football-Team. Track-Team. 

Bridgeforth, George Ruffim Westmoreland, Ala. 

101 N. Pleasant St. C. S. C. Football-Team. 

Brooks, Percival Cushing Brockton. 

Prof. Brooks'. *. 2. K. Business Manager igoi Index. Track-Team. 

Casey, Thomas Fitchburg. 

10N. C. Q. T. V. Assistant Business Manager 1901 Index. 

Chickering, James Henry Dover. 

Plant House. <1>. 2. K. Secretary and Treasurer Boarding Club. Football-Team. 
Track-Team. Reading-room Director. 

Clarke, George Crowell Winthrop. 

Vet. Lab. Q. T. V. 

Cooke, Theodore Frederic Austerlitz, N. Y. 

Stockbridge House. C. S. C. Football-Team. Track-Team. 

Dawson, William Alucius Worcester. 

28 N. C. C. S. C. Track-Team. 

Dickerman, William Carlton Taunton. 

7 S. C. *. 2. K. Track-Team. Glee Club. Choir. Assistant Manager Baseball- 
Team. Burnham Four. 

Gamwell, Edward Stephen Pittsfield. 

Mr. Thompson's. C. S. C. 1901 Index Board. Football-Team. Manager Track- 
Team. First Prize Burnham Four. 

Gordon, Clarence Everett Clinton. 

Mr. Nash's. C. S. C. 1901 Index Board. Aggie Life. Secretary and Treasurer 
M. A. C. R. R. A. 

Graves, Thaddeus, Jr. Hatlield. 

10 S. C. <]>. 2. K. Leader Choir. Captain Base ball- Team. Track-Team. Glee 
Club. Banjo Club. Burnham Four. 


Greeley, Dana Sanford Bernard East Foxboro. 

Mrs. Baker's. C. S. C. Aggie Life. Banjo Club. 
Gurney, Victor Henry Forge Village. 

Mrs. Gilbert's. 4>. 2. K. 
Henry, John Buel Scitico, Conn. 

Mr. Wentzell's. D. G. K. Banjo Club. 

Howard, John Herbert Westford. 

Mrs. Gilbert's. *. S. K. 
Hunting, Nathan Justin Shutesbury. 

Hatch Exp. Station. C. S. C. 
Leslie, Charles Thomas Pittsfield. 

Mr. Thompson's. C. S. C 

Macomber, Ernest Leslie Taunton. 

7S.C. *. 2. K. 1901 Index Board. Track- Team. 

Ovalle, Julio Moises Barros Santiago de Chili. 

Halleck St. D. G. K. 
Pierson, Wallace Rogers Cromwell, Conn. 

3 S. C. D. G. K. Football-Team. 
Rogers, William Berry Winchendon. 

19 S. C. Q. T. V. Football-Team. Baseball-Team. 

Rice, Charles Leslie Pittsfield. 

Mr. Thompson's. C. S. C. 1901 Index Board. Aggie Life. Manager Football- 
Root, Luther Augustus Deerfield. 

Prof. Cooley's. *. 2. K. 

Saunders, Edward Boyle, . Southwick. 

D. G. K. House. D. G. K. Track-Team. 

Smith, Ralph Ingram Leverett. 

Plant House. Q. T. V. 

Tashjian, Dickran Bedros Harpoot, Turkey. 

8 N. C. Q. T. V. 
Todd, John Harris Rowley. 

24 N. C. Q. T. V. 
Wilson, Alexander Cavassa Boston. 

17 S. C. 'f>. 2. K. Editor-in-Chief 1901 Index. Captain Track-Team. 

Whitman, Nathan Davis Boston. 

19 S. C. #. 2. K. Artist 1901 Index. Assistant Business Manager Aggie Life. 


Sophomore Class, 1902. 

Class Yell. 

Boom-a-racfca ! Boom-a-racka ! Sis-boom-bah ! 
Naughty-Two! Naughty-Two I Rah! Rah! Rah! 

Class Colors. 

Maroon and Black. 



John Clifford Hall, ...... President. 

Lyman Adams Cook Vice-President. 

David Nelson West, . . . Secretary and Treasurer. 
Howard Lawton Knight, ..... Historian. 
Joshua Herbert Belden, .... Class Captain. 

William Zachariaii Chase, . . . Foot-Ball Captain. 

Henry Look Bodfish Rope-Pull Captain. 

Maurice Adin Blake Sergeant-at-Arms. 

Class History. 

"ITH the falling of the leaves and the approach of the holidays 
comes the time when the Class of 1902 must for the second time 
set forth her achievements before the world. These have been 
many and various, and embrace all lines of college life. In fact, 
one of our noteworthy features is our versatility, as even a fragmentary 
record of our doings will show. 

In athletics, we first devoted ourselves to foot-ball. Here we were at a 
disadvantage, both weight and experience being completely against us in the 
game with 1901. Indeed, it was hardly to be expected that we could win from 
what was practically the 'varsity eleven. We always did feel rather sorry, 
though, for those Sophs who bet that the score would be 50 to o. Still they 
really should have known better. 

With the winter term came basket-ball. This sport seemed to have been 
designed for our special benefit, and we took to it as naturally as ducks to the 
water. In a short time we became very proficient. Finding that the other 
classes were comparatively ignorant of the pastime, we soon set out to give 
them a little instruction in a series of interclass games. In this we were 
highly successful, easily defeating every team we met, and winding up our 
career of triumph with a victory of 13 to 7 over the mighty Sophomores. Hav- 
ing thus swept everything before us at home, we longed, like Alexander, for 
" more worlds to conquer." So we tried to get a game with the Amherst 
College Freshmen, themselves interclass champions. They did not seem 
enthusiastic, but with much trepidation at last consented to play. Their 
courage, however, ebbed rapidly away as the appointed hour drew near, and 
at the last moment they canceled the game. The reason was obvious. We 
do not blame them for their action. " Discretion is the better part of valor" 

in such a case. But the incident certainly indicates what a reputation we 
have in the athletic world. 

In base-ball we lost the class game, but furnished the battery for the ill- 
fated 'varsity nine, and made a good showing against outside teams. We 
were also well represented in track-athletics, the college champion being from 
among our number. 

Despite the assurance of one of our esteemed instructors that "Freshmen 
we were, and as Freshmen we would graduate," the 5th of September found 
us duly enrolled as "Sophomores." Our cast-off title in the meantime had 
descended to a heterogeneous conglomeration of all races, sexes and descrip- 
tions. Since the arrival of this untutored horde, our efforts have been largely 
spent in developing their latent abilities. Already we have discovered that 
in two lines — music and track-athletics — they promise to excel. Some among 
them have even now charmed us with their melodious voices and their skill in 
the cake-walk ; and others seem certain to lower our records for the dashes 
and runs, particularly if these can be made of the "pursuit" class. The 
Freshmen also show a praiseworthy readiness to support our athletic teams 
financially, as is shown by the avidity with which they contributed toward the 
" base-ball fund " at the beginning of the term. 

So much for our athletic record. As to scholastic attainments, modesty 
compels us to refer all queries to our instructors, who are even more familiar 
with our progress than we are ourselves. Our interest in the science of agri- 
culture is, however, too characteristic a feature to be passed over without 
special mention. Not only do our recitations reflect our zeal, but at the sacri- 
fice of both time and money, we have penetrated far into the wilds of Deer- 
field and Northampton in order to obtain a practical knowledge of the subject. 
More recently we have of our own accord sent large delegations to all the fairs 
and cattle-shows of the vicinity. In fact, so great has been our devotion that 
it has even wrought havoc with our other studies. An illustration of this 
came on our annual mountain-day. This was supposed to be set aside for 
botany, and we set out with every intention of so observing it. But because 
of the non-arrival of Dr. Stone, the stupidity of the driver, and other causes 
too numerous to mention, the magnetic power of agriculture deflected our 
barge far out of its original course; and the day was spent at the Belchertown 

Our social event of the year was our first banquet, held at the Norwood 
in Northampton on the night of June 16th, and was a very enjoyable affair. 
We fear that for once Naughty-One was caught napping. At all events there 
was no attempt to prevent our departure. 

Our last and most important sphere of influence is exerted through our 
cherished organization, the House of Representatives. This august body is of 
only recent origin, but has already made itself felt in various ways among the 


student body. Its objects are three in number : First, like its prototype in 
the National Congress, to act as a check on an over-zealous Senate; second, to 
develop by frequent rehearsals the musical powers of the Sophomore class; 
and third, to instruct the Freshmen in the rapid and artistic arrangement of 
their rooms. In all three lines it has achieved decided success. 

We have here attempted to portray something of our past and our 
present; it seems unnecessary to even predict our future. As Prof. Babson 
says: " Talk is cheap. " Following his example, we believe in deeds rather 
than in words. Hence, whatever may be the emergency, the Class of 1902 
will always, we trust, be found ready for action. K. 



Belden, Joshua Herbert Newington, Conn. 

21 N. C. *. 2. K. 

Blake, Morris Adin Millis. 

6 N. C. Q. T. V. First Prize Burnham Four. 

Bodfish, Henry Look Vineyard Haven. 

14 N. C. D. G. K. Football-Team. 

Carpenter, Thorne M Foxboro. 

ii N. C. Glee Club. Choir. 

Chase, William Zachariah . Lynn. 

Insectory. C. S. C. Track-Team. 1902 Index Board. 

Church, Frederick Richard Ashfield. 

27 N. C. 
Claflin, Leander Chapin Philadelphia, Pa. 

16 S. C. 4>. S. K. Aggie Life. Track-Team. Editor-in-Chief 1902 Index. 

Cole, William Richardson West Boxboro. 

24 N. C. Q. T. V. 
Cook, Lyman Adams Millis. 

6 N. C Q. T. V. Baseball-Team. 
Cooley, Orrin Fulton So. Deerfield. 

Dacy, Arthur Lincoln Boston. 

26 N. C. C. S. C. 1902 Index Board. 
Dellea, John Martin ' Alford. 

Boarding House. C. S. C. 
Dwyer, Chester Edwards Lynn. 

31 N. C. C. S. C. 
Gates, Victor Adolph Memphis, Tenn. 

21 N. C. <t>. 2. K. 


Hall, John Clifford ........... Rock Bottom. 

23 N. C. *. 2. K. Burnham Four. Business Manager 1902 Index. 
Hodgkiss, Harold Edward Wilkinsonville. 

25 N. C. C. S. C. 

Kinney, Charles Milton Northampton. 

Mr, Wentzell's. 4>. 2. K. Organist. 
Knight, Howard Lawton ........... Gardner. 

27 N. C, C. S. C. Aggie Life. 1902 Index Board. 
Lewis, Claude Isaac ............ Union ville. 

26 N. C. C. S. C. Choir. 

McCobb, Edmund Franklin Milford. 

Mr. Phil. Smith's. *. 1. K. 
Morse, Ransom Wesley .......... Belchertown. 

18 S. C. Q. T V. First Prize Burnham Four. Choir. Asst. Business Manager 
1902 Index. 

Paul, Herbert Amasa Lynn. 

31 N. C. C. S. C. 1902 Index Board. 
Smith, Samuel Leroy ............ So. Hadley. 

Mrs. Baker's. C. S. C. 
West, David Nelson ........... Northampton. 

11 N. C. Q. T. V. Choir. Burnham Four. Glee Club. Artist 1902 Index. 

Freshman Class, 1903. 

Class Yell. 

Boom-rah ! Boom-rah I Boom ! Rah ! Re I 
Aggie College ! Naughty-three 1 

Class Colors. 

Blue and Crimson. 



Edward Lamson Perkins, 
Herbert T. Kelley, 
Gerard Dennison Jones, 
Neil Francis Monahan, 
Edward George Proulx, 
George Edmond O'Hearn, 
Clifford Albion Tinker. 
William Lane Hood, 



Secretary and Treasurer. 


Class Captain. 

Foot-Ball Captain. 

Rope-Pull Captain. 

Sergeant-at-A rms. 

Class History. 

'N the 7th of September, 1899, the co-eded Class of 1903 made its 
first appearance on the campus. It was then that we first 
heard of a certain Professor Soph, who would soon take it 
upon himself to instruct us in "the manner of entertaining 

And sure enough, late that same evening the learned professor appeared, 
and, tapping gently on our windows, admonished us that the time had come. 
We, of course, eager to learn, rushed out to meet him. The eagerness and 
zeal which we exhibited in acquiring knowledge somewhat angered the pro- 
fessor and rather taxed his strength, and at the end of two hours of hard 
tutoring he was so exhausted that the remainder of the lesson was postponed. 

A few nights later the lesson was resumed, and great was the professor's 
surprise to find that his pupils had mastered the subject completely, and had 
become far more proficient in its application than he himself. 

The professor was slow to realize this, and though he refused at first to 
believe it, a half hour's argument drove away every lingering doubt, and the 
master, defeated, withdrew. The campus was ours. 

We entered college; we bought a rope; we practiced and practiced and 
trained a team. We prepared for the annual pull and waited in vain for a 
challenge — the Sophs remembered our strength. At last we challenged after 
six long weeks; the challenge was accepted, and the result you all know. Why 
mention it? 

Our football-team was early organized, and under the leadership of a mighty 
classmate proved a hard nut to crack. We lined up before the 'varsity ; and 
we scored upon the Juniors. We sent the South Hadleys home across the 
mountains with heavy hearts and aching joints. We faced some heavy men 
and our facing stood us well. 

We have a distinguished class in many ways. It contains noted men. 
Already we have two on the college eleven, and have shown good material for 
the college nine, not to mention our wonders in the mathematical jungle, or 
the monkey of the class; it has the very distinguishing honor of being the only 
class in college that can boast of strength, strong and powerful, but not all 
masculine. It contains a noted woman. We have a lady in our class. On 
our roll her name stands first. We see a feature of college life of which those 
"gone before" know nothing. We change the character of the college. 

And now for the good advice which custom insists the green historian must 
give. Classmates, you have started well — stick well! Let your watchword 
in all your actions be, "Our College and our Lady!" 



Allen, Miss L. Bertha Amherst. 

Mrs. Gilbert's. 
Bacon, Stephen Carroll Leominster. 

10 N. C. 
Barrus, George Levi Goshen. 

ii S. C. 
Blake, Ernest E Riverside. 

4 S. C. 
Bowen, Howard C Rutland. 

96 Pleasant street. 
Bowler, Patrick H Bondsville. 

22 N. C. 
Brooks, Philip Whitney Cambridgeport. 

9 S. C. 
Cheever, Herbert Milton West Boylston. 

15 S. C. 
Cook, Joseph Gersham Clayton. 

Boarding House. 
Dillon, J. Henry Belchertown. 

9 N. C. 
Franklin, Harry James Bernardston. 

5 N. C. 
Harris, Frederick Arnold Amherst. 

Higgins, Willis Elmore Maynard. 

9 S. C. 
Hood, William Lane Vandiver, Ala. 

32 N. C. 


Jones, Gerard Dennison So. Framingham. 

t 3 S. C. 

Kelley, Herbert T. Amherst. 

2 S. C. 

Martin, Henry Thomas " Amherst. 


Monahan, Neil Francis So. Framingham. 


Nersersian, Paul Nerses Marash, Turkey. 

Mrs. Davis'. 

O'Hearn, George Edmund Pittsfield. 

Mr. Thompson's. 

Parsons, Albert No. Amherst. 

9 N. C. 

Parsons, Josiah Waite Northampton. 

6 S. C. 
Peebles, William W Washington, D. C. 

32 N. C. 
Perkins, Edward Lamson ' Roxbury. 

14 S. C. 

Phelps, Arthur Augustus Boylston. 

15 S. C. 

Phillips, Lee West Hanover. 

2 S. C. 
Poole, Elmer Myron No. Dartmouth. 

5 S. C. 

Potter, Roland D. Rutland. 

Mr. Wentzell's. 
Proulx, Edward George Hatfield. 

6 S. C. 

Richardson, Harlan Lewis Boxboro. 

12 S. C. 

Robertson, Richard H. . Maiden. 

13 S. C. 

Snell, Edward Beniah Lawrence. 

22 N. C. 

Thompson, Leslie I. Cushman. 



Tinker, Clifford Albion West Tremont, Me. 

Boarding House. 
Tottingham, William Edgar Bernardston. 

5 N. C. 
Tower, Winthrop V Melrose Highlands. 

14 S. C. 
Vance, Philip Gifford Stow. 

12 S. C. 
Webster, Frank Wallace Bay State. 

Mr. Wentzell's. 
West, Myron Howard Belchertown. 

9 N. C. 
Wollheim, Ernest . . . . : Jersey City, N. J. 

n S. C. 
Wyman, Wilbur Francis, Hyde Park. 

5 S. C. 

D. G. K. Fraternity. 


Aleph Chapter. 



In Facilitate. 

Charles Wellington. 

In Urfae. 

Charles I. Goessmann. 

Samuel W. Wiley. 

Edward Boyle Saunders. 
Ysidro Herrera Canto. 
Frank Howard Brown. 
John Cornelius Barry. 
John Buel Henry. 


Wallace Rogers Pierson. 
James Edward Halligan. 
Maurice Bernard Landers. 
Edwin Kellogg Atkins. 
Henry Look Bodfish. 
Julio Moises Ovalle. 

Q. T. V. Fraternity. 





Massachusetts Agricultural College, 


New Hampshire College of Agriculture 

and Mechanic Arts, 


Boston Alumni Chapter. 


'■mnw ^ifiipir w» 

Q. T. V. Fraternity. 


Amherst Chapter. 



In Facultate. 

James B. Paige. 

David Barry. 

In Urbe. 

Henry Darwin Haskins. 

Jewell B. Knight. 


Francis Guy Stanley. 
Thomas Casey. 
William Berry Rogers, 
dlckran bedros tashjian. 
William Richardson Cole. 
Lyman Adams Cook. 

George Crowell Clarke. 
John Harris Todd. 
Ralph Ingram Smith. 
Ransom Wesley Morse. 
Daniel Nelson West. 
Morris Adin Blake. 

Phi Sigma Kappa. 


Chapter Roll. 


Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1873. 


Union University, Albany, 1S88. 

Cornell University, Ithaca, 1889. 


West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1891. 


Yale University, New Haven, 1893. 


College of the City of New York, 1896. 


University of Maryland, 1897. 


Columbia University, 1897. 


Stevens Institute of Technology, 1899. 

The Pennsylvania State College, 1899. 


Columbian University, Washington, 1899. 

The New York Club. 


The Boston Club. 


Phi Sigma Kappa. 

Alpha Chapter. 



William P. Brooks. 
George E. Stone. 

William A. Kellogg. 
Philip H. Smith. 


In Facilitate. 

S. Francis Howard. 
In Urbe. 

William A. Hooker. 

Fred S. Cooley. 
Ralph E. Smith. 

Elisha A. Jones. 
George A. Drew. 


Henry Lewis Crane. 
James William Kellogg. 
James Henry Chickering. 
Percival Cushing Brooks. 
William Carlton Dickerman. 
Thaddeus Graves, Jr. 
Leander Chapin Claflin. 
James Francis Lewis. 
Austin Winfield Morrill. 
George Freeman Parmenter. 
Albert Merrill West. 

Victor Henry Gurney. 
John Herbert Howard. 
Ernest Leslie Macomber. 
Luther Augustus Root. 
Alexander Cavassa Wilson. 
Victor Adolph Gates. 
John Clifford Hall. 
Edmond Franklin McCobb. 
Charles Milton Kinney. 
Nathan Davis Whitman. 
Joshua Herbert Belden. 

College Shakespearean Club 


Massachusetts Agricultural College. 


The Corporation. 

Incorporated 1892. 

The Graduate Association. 

Organized September 4, 1S97. 

The College Club. 

Organized September 20, iS 

The Associate Club. 

Organized at Storrs Agricultural College, May 18, 1894. 

?^Vi IT ^" 

College Shakespearean Club. 

Honorary Members. 

Dr. William J. Rolfe. 
Prof. George F. Mills. Prof. Herman Babson. 

Resident Graduates. 

Frederick Way Mossman. 
Charles Morehouse Walker. 
Herbert Warner Dana. 
Melvin Herbert Pingree. 
Warren Elmer Hinds. 

Bernard Howard Smith. 
Herbert Daniel Hemenway. 
Henry Martin Thompson. 
Benjamin Kent Jones. 


Howard Baker. 
Morton Alfred Campbell. 
Percy Fletcher Felch. 
Arthur Forrester Frost. 
George Ruffim Bridgeforth. 
Theodore Frederick Cooke. 
William Alucius Dawson. 
Edward Stephen Gamwell. 
William Zachariah Chase. 
Arthur Atwell Harmon. 
Edward Taylor Hull. 
Arthur Coleman Monahan. 
Mark Hayes Munson. 

Clarence Everett Gordon. 
Charles Thomas Leslie. 
Herbert Amasa Paul. 
Charles Leslie Rice. 
Arthur Lincoln Dacy. 
John Martin Dellea. 
Chester Edward Dwyer. 
Dana Sanford Bernard Greeley. 
Harold Edward Hodgkiss. 
Howard Lawton Knight. 
Claud Isaac Lewis. 
Samuel Leroy Smith. 
Nathan Justin Hunting. 

Athletic Association. 

Officers for 18994900. 

Foot-Ball Manager, C. L. Rice. 

Base-Ball Manager, Y. H. Canto. 

Track-Team Manager, E. S. Gamwell 


Executive Committee. 


President, J. B. Paige. 

Vice-President, R. S. Luix. Secretary and Treasurer, R. E. Smith. 

W. P. Brooks. S. F. Howard. 

M. A. C.-Williston Dual Meet. 

Williston Field, 

Saturday, June 10, 1899. 


H. E. Maynard, Managers, M. T. Gum. 

A. C. Wilson, Captains, L. C. Bangs. 


Referee, R. F. Neiligan, A. C. 

Judges at Finish, R. G. Clapp, Y. A. A. ; F. H. Klaer, A. A. A. ; E. W. Wiggins, A. A. A. 

Field Judges, Dr. P. C. Phillips, A. C. ; R. E. Smith, M. A. C. 

Timers, C. A. Booth, W. S. ; F. A. Leach, W. S. ; P. C. Brooks, M. A. C. 

Starter and Cterk of Course, H. W. Gladwin, A. A. A. 

Marshals, M. F. Gum, W. S. ; H. E. Maynard, M. A. C. 


Track Events. 

iio-Yard Dash — First, J. H. Chickering, M. A. C, nf s. ; second, L. J. Hibbard, W. S. ; 
third, L. C. Bangs, W. S. 

120-Yard Hurdle— First, L. C. Claflin, M. A. C. , 19! s. ; second, P. A. Shares, W. S. ; 
third, A. R. Dorman, M. A. C. 

220-Yard Hurdle — First, A. R. Dorman, M. A. C. , 29* s. ; second, O. J. Marra, W. S. ; 
third, L. C. Claflin, M. A. C. 

220- Yard Dash — First, L. J. Hibbard, W. S. ; 24 s.; second, J. H. Chickering, M. A. C. ; 
third, F. H. Brown, M. A. C. 

Quarter-Mile Dash — First, L. J. Hibbard, W. S. , 54fs.; second, J. H. Chickering, M. A. C. ; 
third, C. J. Hart, W. S. 

Half-Mile Run — First, E. L. Macomber.M. A. C, 2m. 10s.; second, H. E. Maynard, 
M. A. C. ; third, W. A. Dawson, M. A. C. 

One-Mile Run — First, H. E. Maynard, M. A. C. , 4 m. 57 s.; second, A. C. Wilson, 
M. A. C. ; third, R. D. Eggleston, W. S. 

One-Mile Bicycle — First, L. Dibble, W. S. , 2 m. 32! s. ; second, E. B. Saunders, M. A. C, ; 
third, W. F. Cooney, W. S. 

Two-Mile Bicycle— First, L. Dibble, W. S. , 5 m. 30! s. ; second, E. F. Lewis, W. S. ; third, 
H. L. Crane, M. A. C. 


M. A. C-Williston Dual Meet. 


Shut-Put— First, T. F. Cooke, M. A. C, 33 ft. 9 in.; second, F. G. Stanley, M. A. C. ; 
third, C. A. Nelson, W. S. 

Hammer-Throw — First, F. G. Stanley, M. A. C, 104 ft. 5 in. ; second, H. Baker, M. A. C. ; 
third, T. F. Cooke, M. A. C. 

Running High Jump — First, M. B. Landers, M. A. C, 5 ft., 2 in.; second, L. C. Clafiin, 
M. A. C. ; third, E. H. Maddox, W. S. 

Running Broad Jump — First, L. C. Claflin, M. A. C. , 18 ft, 8J in. ; second, L. C. Bangs, 
W. S. ; third, W. C. Dickerman, M. A. C. 

Pole- Vault— First, W. Z. Chase, M. A. C, and J. C. Barry, M. A. C, tied, 8 ft. 3 in.; 
third, J. E. Foster, W. S. 

Discus — First, C. A. Nelson, W. S., 95 ft., n in. : second, T. Graves, Jr., M. A. C. ; third, 
F. G. Stanley, M. A. C. 

Summary of Points. 

(First counts 5, second counts 3, third counts J.) 


M. A. C. 

W. S. 



A. C. 

W. S. 

100- Yard Dash, 



Mile Bicycle, 



220- Yard Dash, 



Two-Mile Bicycle, 



440- Yard Dash, 






Half-Mile Run, 




Mile Run, 



High Jump, 



120-Yard Hurdle, 



Broad Jump, 



220- Yard Hurdle, 






Total Score : 

M. A. C. 

, 88; 

Williston, 47 

College Records. 

100-Yard Dash, S. P. Toole, '95, . 

220-Yard Dasli, S. P. Toole, '95, . 

440-Yard Dash, . . . . . J. H. Chickering, '01, 

880-Yard Run, .... . E. L. Maeomber, '01, 

Mile Run, . . . . . . . H. E. Maynard, '99, 

120-Yard Hurdles L. C. Claflin, '02, 

220-Yard Hurdles, A. R. Dorman, '01, 

Running- Broad Jump, . . . . F. B. Shaw, '96, 

Running High Jump, . . . . M. B. Landers, '00, 

Pole- 1 'ault F. B.' Shaw, '96, . 

One-Mile Bicycle E. B. Saunders, '01, 

Putting Shot ( 16 pounds), . . . F. G. Stanley, '00, 

Throwing Hammer (16 pounds), . . F. G. Stanley, '00, 

Throwing Discus, T. Graves, Jr. , '01, 

. 10?, sec. 

. 24? sec. 

. 56J sec. 

2 mm. 10 sec. 

4 min. 57 sec. 

18-ii sec. 

29! sec. 

20 ft. 6| in. 

5 ft- 5s in - 

S ft. 9 in. 

■1 min. 2S;S sec. 

35 ft. 9 T 3 B in. 

104 ft. 5 in. 

93 ft. 3 in. 

Indoor Records. 

23- Yard Dash, 
Standing Broad Jump, 
Standing High. Jump, 
Running High Kick, 
Standing High Kick, 

S. Sastre, '96, 
J. A. Emrich, '97, 
L. Manley, '94, 
J. S. Eaton, '98, . 
J. S. Eaton, '98, . 

• 3.' sec. 
10 ft. \ in. 

4 ft. 4 in. 

8 ft. 4 in. 

8 ft. 1 in. 

The following men are qualified to wear the M. : 


G. F. Parmentei'. 

F. G. Stanley. 
J. E. Halligan. 
Y. H. Canto. 
J. C. Barry. 

T. F. Cooke. 
W. B. Rogers. 
J. H. Chickering. 

G. R. Bridgeforth. 

E. S. Gamwell. 

H. A. Paul. 

N. D. Whitman. 

C. L. Rice (Manager). 

W. R. Pierson. 

H. L. Bodfish. 

E. B. Snell. 

G. E. O'Hearn. 


H. Baker. 
M. B. Landers. 
F. G. Stanley. 
J. C. Barry. 
J. H. Chickering. 
T. F. Cooke. 
T. Graves, Jr. 
E. L. Maeomber. 
A. C. Wilson. 
W. Z. Chase. 
L C. Claflin. 
E. B. Saunders. 


Base-Ball Association. 

Captain, J. E. Hai.ligan. 

Manager, N . D. Whitman. 

Assistant Manager, N. Davis Whitman. 

J. C. Barry, c. 

T. Graves, ib. 

J. E. Hai.ligan, 2b. 

L. A. Cook, s. s. 


W. A. Hooker, r. f. 

H. L. Bodfish, p. 
W. B. Rogers, 3b. 
A. R. Dorman, 1. f. 
E. L. Macomber, c. f. 


V. A. Gates. 

J. B. Henry. 


Foot-Ball Association. 

Captain, J. E. Halligan. Manager, C. L. Rice. 

Coach, Fred W. Murphy, Captain Brown, '98. 


F. G. Stanley, T. F. Cooke, tackles. H. A. Paul, centre. 

E. S. Gamwell, E. B. Snell, guards. J. E. Halligan, full-back. 

H. L. Bodfish, G. E. O'Hearn, ends. J. H. Chickering, J. C. Barry, half-backs. 

Y. H. Canto, N. D. Whitman, quarter-backs. 



G. R. Bridgeforth. 

W. B. Rogers. 
J. H. Belden. 

Foot-Ball Association. 

Games Played. 

September 23, 
September 30, 
October 7, 
October 14, 
October 21, 
October 28, 
November 1, 
November 4, 
November 8, 
November 11, 

Aggie vs. Holy Cross, 0-11 

Aggie vs. Wesleyan, 0-27 

Aggie vs. Springfield Y. M. C. A., 17-0 

Aggie vs. Pittsfield, 12-0 

Aggie vs. Trinity, 5-16 

Aggie vs. Vermont University, 11-6 

Aggie vs. Amherst, 6-0 

Aggie vs. Conn. Agricultural College, 34-6 

Aggie vs. Williston, 17-0 
Aggie vs. Worcester Tech. (Canceled by Worcester Tech.) 


President, Howard Baker. 
Vice-President, G. R. Bridgeforth. 
Corresponding Secretary, R. D. Gilbert. 
Recording Secretary, R. W. Morse. 
Treasurer, D. H. West. 

Reading-Room Association. 

President, A. C. Monahan. 
Secretary and Treasurer, C. E. Gordon. 

M. B. Landers. 


J. H. Chickering. 


T. Graves, Jr. 
D. N. West. 
R. W. Morse. 
J. C. Hall. 

Glee Club. 

Instructor and Leader. 

Mrs. Lucy E. Sanderson. 


T. Graves, Jr. 
First Tenors. 
P. G Vance. 

Second Tenors. 

A. F. Frost. 

First Bassos. 
W. C. Dickerman. 

Second Bassos. 

T. M. Carpenter. 

Claude I. Lewis. 

H. T. Kelly. 

P. F. Felch. 

F. W. Webster. 

Banjo Club. 

F. Guy Stanley. 

F. Guy Stanley. 
J. W. Kellogg. 
J. B. Henry. 



J. W. Kellogg. 

T. Graves, Jr. 
D. S. B. Greeley. 
Y. H. Canto. 

T. Graves, Jr. 

D. N. West. 

R. W. Morse. 

J. C. Hall. 


Mrs. Lucy E. Sanderson. 


T. Graves, Jr. 

First Tenors. 

Second Tenors. 

First Bassos. 

Second Bassos. 

C. I. Lewis. 

H. T. Kelly. 

W. C. Dickerman. 

T. M. Carpenter. 

Boarding Club. 


President and Manager, F. H. Brown. 

Vice-President, Howard Baker. 

Secretary and Treasurer, J. H. Chickering. 

M. B. Landers. E. S. Gamwell. F. R. Church. 

Chemical Club. 

Honorary President, Dr. Edward R. Flint. 
Acting President, E. B. Holland. 

Vice-Presidents, C. I. Gokssmann, Prof. S. F. Howard. 
Secretary, B. H. Smith. 
Treasurer, G. F. Parmenter. 

H. D. Haskins. 

Executive Committee. 
B. K. Jones. 

M. H. Pingree. 

Aggie Life. 

Published Fortnightly by Students of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. 


Board of Editors. 

Editor-in-C hief . 
Morris Bernard Landers, 'oo. 
Business Manager. Assistant Business Manager. 

George Freeman Parmenter, 'oo. Nathan Davis Whitman, 'oi. 

Associate Editors. 

Arthur Coleman Monahan, 'oo, College Notes. 

Austin Winfield Morrill, 'oo, Library Notes. 
James Francis Lewis, 'oo, 

Dana Sanford Greeley, 'oi, Alumni. 

Clarence Everett Gordon, 'oi, Exchange. 

Charles Leslie Rice, 'oi, Athletics. 

Leander Chapin Claflin, '02. 

Howard Lawton Knight, '02. 

Class and Society Publications. 

The Index 


annually by the Junior 




Board of Editors. 

Class of 1902. 

Edit or -in- Chief. 

h. C. Claflin. 





'ant Businesi 

■ Manager. 




R. W. 



D. N. West. 

Associate Editors. 













Handbook of the College. 

Published annually by the Y. M. C. A. 

NOVEMBER, 1898. 

Naughty-One's ball — First down. 

Foot-ball: Upper Classes, 6; Lower Classes, o. 

Trig. Exam. — Allie gets through ; Pierson gets stuck. 
4. Foot-ball: Northampton H. S., 6; Freshmen, 5. 
6. B. H. and Sam waylaid and bagged. 

Nineteen Hundred and One bolts Prof. Stone. 

Graves goes to Hatfield. 

Prexy goes to Washington. 

Graves returns from Hatfield. 

Class foot-ball game: Nineteen Hundred and One, 21; Nineteen Hun- 
dred and Two, o. 

Nineteen Hundred and One induces some Nineteen Hundred and Two 
men to bathe in the pond. 

"Footprints in the banks of slime." 

12. Freshmen indignation meeting. Freshmen petition the President to have 

the pond emptied. 
Foot-ball: Worcester Tech., 11; M. A. C, o. 

13. Pond is emptied. Freshmen rejoice. 

15. Rush on Botanic Walk: Nineteen Hundred and One does up the Fresh- 


16. Second Rush: Freshmen yield the walk. 

17. Nineteen Hundred and One rushes an electric car off the track for 


18. Keg of cider pinched. 

19. Fat comes back from Hamp. with a dress-suit case. 

20. Chapel-pulpit filled by Mr. Hawley of Amherst. 

21. Foot-ball: Sunderland, 5; Freshmen, 6. 

22. Canavan tries to make it easy for "Doc": puts a bedstead in Chapel. 

23. Thanksgiving recess. 

24. Reported slaughter of the Turks. 

25. Laid up for repairs. 

27. Church at home. 

28. " Doc." opens College, but students don't assist. 

29. Prof. Ostrander frescoes the walls of the mathematical room with his 


30. Foot-ball officers elected. 


Mac. and Dick, blow in. Are immediately blown up by Prexy, and then 

blow out until next term. 
The Renaissance. 

3. The Reformation. 

4. Backsliders again. 

5. Poney shows the Board of Agriculture over the College. 

6. The Board send a note of thanks to Poney. 

7. Reception to Board of Agriculture in the Chapel. 
Nineteen Hundred and One bolts "Doc." Stone. 
Prof. Flint sets up the phosphates. Whole Sophomore Class stuck. 
Polo: M. A. C, 1; Amherst, o. 
Snow-storm — skating spoiled. 
Ikey leads Y. M. C. A. meeting. 

13. Dorman learns, "How would you like to be the ice-man?" 

14. Nineteen Hundred and One bolts "Doc." Stone. 

15. Flint bolts Nineteen Hundred and One. 

16. Snow-storm. 

19. Clark goes to sleep in surveying. 
College closes for Christmas vacation. 


JANUARY, 1899. 

16. Bridge, fails to bluff Prof. Lull. 

17. "Pop." Pingree takes to drink. Too bad ! and so young! 

i8. First game of inter-class basket-ball: Juniors, 22; Freshmen, 10. 

19. Nineteen Hundred and One informs Prof. Babson just what year they 

represent — not Nineteen Hundred and Two, but Nineteen Hundred 
and One. 

20. Basket-ball: Juniors, 11; Sophomores, 8. 

21. The " big eight " skate to Hamp. on the ice. "Skate" back on the 


23. A windy day. P. H. loses his whiskers. 

24. Brooks makes love to the skeleton. 

25. Nineteen Hundred and One demonstrates that Prof. Babson is not an 


26. Sophomoros bolt Prof. Smith. 

27. Dr. Stone turns "benedict." Alumni Dinner. 

28. The Dairy Class bolt "Prof." Munson. 

30. College serenades Dr. Stone. 

31. Stanley gets back from a three days' visit at N. A. 



1. Chapel chairs give way under " Fat " Gam well. 

3. Junior Prom. 

4. Everybody tired. 

6. Nineteen Hundred and Two bolt Army. 

8. Munson objects to new Short Course yell. 

9. Appropriation Bill authorized. 
10. Prexy " loses — Havanas. " 

13. Blizzard. 

14. " Pants pressed — 15c." 

18. "Doc." Greeley actually says d — . 

19. Rev. Mr. Gaylord preaches in Chapel. 

21. " Heads! " 

" Tails it is." 
Dick loses. 

22. The patron of Agriculture. 

25. Freshmen defeat Northampton Y. M. C. A. at basket-ball. 
27. Prof. Lull hustles like thunder to reach the class-room; half the class is 
fifteen minutes late. 






Secretary Budd addresses Y. M. C. A. 

Nineteen Hundred and One bolts Prof. Smith. 

"Doc." Greeley entertains class in Physiology. 

Freshmen spout. 


The result. 

Two more. 

Nineteen Hundred and One leaves the rostrum. 

" Take it easy." 

Exams. Prof. Brooks stuck in Soil Formation. 

APRIL, 1899. 

Early birds catch — blazes. 

Condition exams. 

College clock stuck in Mechanics. 

Term opens. 

Schedules prove a dream. 

Goal-posts gone! 

Amherst wins; practice-game. 

The chestnut-tree is no more. 

A close rub: Amherst, 9; Aggie, 7. 

Patriots' Day. 

College votes to meet Williston. 

Nineteen Hundred and One holds forth in Springfield. 

Fifteen men in Chapel. 

" University" exam, in English. 

Tax levied. 

Freshmen Class N. G. 

Nineteen Hundred Class tree planted; cheese, frankforts and cold water. 


1. Dewey's Day. Hurrah! 

3. Pierson falls in love. 

8. Munson starts training for shot-put. 

9. Turner coaches Mt. Holyoke. 

10. "Fat" gets fired from Horticulture. 

11. Prison committee visits College. 

16. Greeley appears with Prof. Cooley's bag. 

18. Speaking of Sophomore and Freshman Tens. 

i9- Legislature committee visits College; another holiday. 

23. A bicycle in a tree. 

24. "For advance we will take twenty pages in review." 

25. "Who runs this ranch ? " Joint Class meeting. 

27. Dr. Flint inspects. 

28. Rev. Mr. Hamblin preaches in Chapel. 

30. Soldiers' Day. 

31. Kinney comes out in a golf-suit. 

New Rules: No one shall come to Chapel improperly dressed. 


The Doctor forgets his tie in Chapel. 
Inter-class meet ; Freshmen lose. 
Base-ball: 14 — 10; Freshmen lose again. 
Williston, 47; AGGIE, 88. 

13. Easy. 

14. Exams, begin. 

15. " Fat " stuck. 

16. No more work, my laddies. 

18. Baccalaureate sermon by Dr. Walker. Address to Y. M. C. A. by Rev. 

Mr. Colfelt, D. D. 

19. Flint and Burnham prize-speaking. 
Fraternity banquets. 
President's reception. 
Entrance Exams. 

JULY, 1899. 

3. The night before the Fourth. The artist of the Nineteen Hundred and 
One Index reaches Taunton and paints the town red. 

5. Claflin, Nineteen Hundred and Two, visits the Pokahaunters Mountains. 
10. T. H. takes it easy at home. 
25. Mac. visits Boston. 
30. "Parmy," "Bill," and West start for Maine. 


Dorman packs up. 
"Parmy" falls out of a canoe. 
" Hall " still in the game. 
West lands a five-pounder. 
"Bill" goes to Long Island. 





Whit, camps out. 


College opens. 

Cake-walk in Drill Hall. 

Rush; Freshmen win. 

Voluntary Sunday Chapel. 5.00 out. 

Grapes; first foot-ball practice. 

Juniors visit vineyard for first time in daylight. 

Coach dislocates a shoulder. 

Nineteen Hundred and Two attends Greenfield fair. 

Foot-ball : Aggie vs. Holy Cress at Worcester. 

Cattle-show; great coaching-parade. 

Sammy bolts Nineteen Hundred and One. 


Wesleyan vs. Aggie. 


1. New hymn-books. 

2. Nineteen Hundred and Two and Nineteen Hundred and Three bolt 


3. Brooks bolts Nineteen Hundred and One. 

4. Aggie Life Board picture taken. 

5. Freshmen visit Northampton. 

6. Freshmen unable to attend recitations. 

7. Foot-ball: M. A. C, 17; Springfield Y. M. C. A., o. 


8. Chick, takes the milk-train. 

9. Freshman Higgins: "When will the Index be out ? " "Fat": "Oh! next 


10. Senior hat-hooks disappear. 

it. Sophomores spend their Mountain Day at Belchertown. Freshmen stack 

their rooms. 

12. Index Board looks pleasant. 

13. Freshmen rooms stacked. 

14. Foot-ball: M. A. C, 16; Pittsfield, o. 

15. Foot-ball team observes Sunday on the train. 

16. A lot of lobsters late at Prof. Lull's recitation. 

17. Foot-ball team picture taken. 

18. Foot-ball: Freshmen, 29; Northampton Y. M. C. A., o. 

19. "Rev." F. S. Cooley presides in Chapel. 

20. Rope-pull: Sophs, 9 ft. ; Freshmen, — 9 ft. 

21. Foot-ball: M. A. C, 5; Trinity, 16. Sophomores, 5; Sunderland, o. 

22. "Bill" and P. C. pull in from Boston. 

23. T. Casey explains to Prof. Brooks the proper way to lay tile-drains. 

24. P. C. gets a Sphinx Rye ad. 

25. Foot-ball: M. A. C, 34; Springfield, o. 

26. Nineteen Hundred and Three yells one hour at nothing. 

27. Nineteen Hundred and Three yells again for same reason. 

28. Foot-ball: M. A. C, n; Vermont, 5. 

29. Football-team falls in love. 

30. 25th annual dinner of Sahkhabehaluck Club at Hamp. 

31. Ready, Nineteen Hundred and Two ? Play. 



June 21, 1899. 


Sunday, June Eighteenth. 

Baccalaureate Sermon, by Dr. C. S. Walker, 10.45 A. M. 

Address Before the College Young Men's Christian Association, 

by Rev. Lawrence M. Colfelt, D. D., of Philadelphia, S p. M. 

Monday, June Nineteenth. 

Burnham Prize-Speaking, Freshman and Sophomore Classes, 8 i\ M. 



E. S. Gamweli Pittsfield. 

"municipal government." 

N. D. Whitman Boston. 

"the university the training-camp of the future." 

W. C. Dickerman Taunton. 

"conservatism an essential element to progress.'' 

T. Graves, Jr. Hatfield. 

" energy and patience." 


R. W. Morse Belchertown. 

"moral courage." 
M. A. Blake Millis. 


J. C. Hali Rock Bottom. 


D. N. West Northampton. 


Tuesday, June Twentieth. 

Alumni Meeting in the Mathematical Room, 9 a. m. 
Annual Meeting of the Trustees at the office of the Hatch Experiment Station, 9.30 a. m. 
Meeting of the Committee on Experiment Department at the office of the Hatch Experi- 
ment Station, 11.30 a. m. 


Flint Prize Oratorical Contest. 

Junior Class. 
Howard Baker Dudley. 


Edward T. Hull Westport, Conn. 


James W. Kellogg Amherst. 

" strikes." 

Arthur C. Monahan South Framingham. 

" the evolution of our race." 

Mark H. Munson Westfield. 

"the effect of labor on character. ' 

Francis G. Stanley Springfield. 

"the battle of el caney.'' 

Class-Day Exercises. 


Music, Banjo Club. 

Planting of Class Ivy F. H. Turner. 

Prayer Dr. C. S. Walker. 

Ivy Poem F. A. Merrill. 

Class Oration CM. Walker. 

Class Poem D. A. Beaman. 

Class Song. 

Campus Oration B. H. Smith. 

Pipe Oration, W. H. Armstrong. 

Hatchet Oration W. E. Chapin. 

Burying of Hatchet and placing the '99 stone under the Class Tree. 

Music, Banjo Club. 

Class Yell. 

Suppers of the Various Classes, 6 p. m. 

Reception by President and Trustees, 8 to 10 p. M. 

Banquet of Trustees, Faculty, Alumni and Undergraduates, in Drill Hall, 10 p. m. 

Wednesday, June twenty-first. 

Graduating Exercises, Announcement of Prizes, and Conferring of Degrees, 
10 A. M. 

Senior Appointments. 

" The Morrill Act" Elmer C. Hinds. 

"The Future of Electricity" Howard C. Maynard. 

" Artificial Glycerides" Bernard H. Smith. 

" Cooperation in Farming" Samuel E. Smith. 

" Natural Glycerides" Melvin H. Pingree. 

"Trusts" Fred. H. Turner. 



Grinnell Agricultural Prizes. 

B. H. Smith, First. 

S. E. Smith, Second. 

Hill's Botanical Prize. 
C. M. Walker. 

Flint Oratorical Prizes. 

A. C. Monahan, First. 

H. Baker, Second. 

Burnham Prizes. 

E. S. Gamwell, First. 

R. W. Morse, First. 



N. D. Whitman, Second. 

M. A. Blake, Second. 

Freshman Drawing. 

H. C. James. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

College Colors. 
Maroon and White. 

College Yells. 

Rah ! Rah I Rah-rah-rah ! 

A! G! G-I-E! 
Rah! Rah! Rah-rah-rah! 

Hokey-pokey ! Ricka-racka ! 

Hi! Ro! Re! 

Rig-a-jig-a-boom ! Boom ! 

M! A! C! 

Ag-gie! Ag-gie! Rah-rah! Rah-rah! 

Ag-gie ! Ag-gie ! Rah-rah ! Rah-rah ! 

Yo-yah! Yo-yah! Aggie! Aggie! Rah! Rah! Rah! 

Review of the Year. 

■HE time has now come when the progress of our College and the 
advancement of its students during the past year, shall be recorded 
'■■ among the pages of the Index by the chroniclers of the Class of 

We can safely say that the College, during the last twelve months, has 
not only made many improvements in its appointments and in its curriculum, 
but it still retains all the good qualities of previous years. Of the additions to 
our buildings, the new Veterinary Laboratory and Hospital Barn are themost 
important. The interiors and equipments of these buildings are in every way 
in keeping with the outward stateliness of their structure. On entering the 
first — the laboratory — the eye is at once attracted by the neat and clean 
appearance of the interior. To the right is the bacteriological room, which is in 
itself a model of completeness and convenience; on the left is the Doctor's 
private office. A lecture-room occupies the west end between the laboratory 
and inoculation room. The second floor is taken up by the museum, which 
contains many valuable and rare specimens of interest to the veterinarian. 
The attendant's room and two private offices for special students are also 
situated on this floor. Adjoining this building and a little to the west is a 
hospital for the care of animals. This stable contains all the latest sanitary 
improvements. Veterinary science has received a new impetus this year, as is 
shown in the large class electing this study. 

In the Chemical Department, too, we find a number of changes, the most 
important of which is the marked increase in the staff of professors and 
assistants. The vacancy caused by Dr. Flint's resignation has been filled by 
Prof. S. Francis Howard, a graduate of M. A. C.,'94, and later of Johns Hop- 
kins University. B. H. Smith, '99, and M. H. Pingree, '99, have also been 
appointed assistants in the Chemical Department. Under the direction of 
Dr. Wellington many minor changes have been made about the laboratory 
which in time are expected to be of great use to the students. Further, the 
Junior Course has been modified and condensed so as to make it as broad as 

In Botany we see improvements going on under the able leadership of 
Dr. Stone. The Sophomore Course in Botany has become so crowded that 
lack of time has compelled the abolition of the customary examination in 
grasses and shrubs. 

The Department of Entomology has its changes. Robert Cooley having 
resigned his position for a professorship in a western college, Prof. Fernald, 

son of Prof. C. H. Fernald, has taken his place. In addition to the regular 
students of the four years' course, there are a number of special students 
taking a three years' course in this important branch of Zoology. 

Our graduate course leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy appears 
to be growing in favor among our graduates. We have at present a number 
of students working for this degree. 

The Faculty, ever watchful for the best interests of the College, has 
decided that compulsory Sunday Chapel should be abolished and in its stead a 
short service of thirty minutes at 9.15 a. m. This change allows the student 
the privilege of attending church elsewhere after the morning exercises at the 
College Chapel. The Faculty has also adopted a new system of Chapel cuts. 
This scheme permits 10 per cent, of the Chapel exercises as cuts, when a warn- 
ing from the President is sent to the delinquent; 15 per cent, causes suspen- 
sion for the rest of the term. Of course this will go hard on those unfor- 
tunate enough to be absent through sickness. 

We are glad to state that the University of Gottingen, recognizing the 
work of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, has opened her doors to 
students bearing diplomas from this College, and offers them equal footing 
with students of other colleges and universities. 

Owing to the kindness of the Amherst College Athletic Association in 
allowing us the use of their track, we have made long strides in track- 
athletics. Our football-team has done excellent work, and a spirit of victory 
seems to be taking possession of the different athletic teams. 

The social element of our College, so often neglected, is to be ably 
provided for this winter. The Fraternity Conference has taken the matter in 
hand, and we may expect to see a number of social gatherings this winter. 

Looked at from all points, the year has been successful. The College is 
growing; the number of students is on the increase; the equipment has been 
improved; more funds are expected from the state; the courses are being 
made more thorough; and lastly the general tone of the College is improving. 
If this march of progress can be kept up at the pace set by this year 1899, 
then we may realize in the years to come a college worthy of the state of 







'"^-v:,,.;. ;--. 

Junior Promenade. 

Mrs. H. H. Goodell. 
Mrs. J B. Paige. 


Mrs. Herman Babson. 

Mrs. R. S. Lull. 
Mrs. J. E. Ostrander. 

Prof. R. S. Lull. 
F. H. Turner. 
D. A. Beaman. 
J. W. Kellogg. 

Committee of Arrangements. 

F. A. Merrill, Chairman. 

Y. H. Canto. 

Prof. J. B. Paige. 
H. E. Maynard. 
W. A. Hooker. 
G. F. Parmenter. 


The Botanic Walk. 

I love that old Botanic Walk, the pond, the brook and meadow, 
The stately poplars growing there, and every dusky shadow; 
Each spear of grass, each leaflet, and each modest little flower, 
Are mine to-day, though they were but the children of an hour. 

I love to think of those old days, so pleasant to remember, 

As on some stormy, wintry night, the yew-logs' glowing ember, 

My mind sends drifting backward through the days that now are over, 

When we were boys and wandered here amid the grass and clover. 

From Editor's Waste-Basket. 

An article of some 10,000 words, entitled, "A Scheme for the Further Development of the 
Department of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Agricultural College," having been accident- 
ally destroyed at the last minute before going to press, it became necessary to fill up the 
vacancy with a few discarded letters rescued from the editor's waste-basket: 

The Editor of the "Index." 

Amherst, Mass. 

Dear Sir: In reply to your circular No. 46,785, requesting a few brief 
remarks on my first impressions at "Aggie," I beg to submit them to you, and 
hope they will be of use in advertising as you suggest. 

Perhaps I am green, but how was I to know the ways up here at Amherst? 
I don't know whether it was my fault or the conductor's, for he certainly said, 
"Am — hurst! Am — hurst! Do not leave any articles in the car." I thought, 
of course, I was to help take all the baggage out, and I got into awful trouble 
and was kicked off the car. I hired a cabman to take me up to the College, and 
he charged me $1.50. I thought this was pretty steep, and told him so; but 
he said it was a kind of first payment or initiation-fee, and I wouldn't have 
to pay as much next time. I found a room all right with the aid of Prof. 
Canavan. It's a very nice one in South College, and Prof. Canavan said he 
would get me a room-mate if I wanted one — for a dollar. The Professor is a 
very pleasant, genial old gentleman, wears a white beard and soft felt hat. 
He is not very tidy about his clothes, but I've heard it said that great men 
often neglect their dress. He is very eccentric and excitable. His many 
duties at the College do not prevent him from engaging in an extensive fur- 
niture business. I have already met one of the members of the firm that 
owns the College. He must be very rich, indeed, for the Hash House belongs 
to him as well. 

The expenses up here are more than I supposed. I had to buy a hymn- 
book the first morning and a general admission ticket to Sunday Chapel. The 
agent for these is Mr. Fat something — I forget his last name. They say he is 
a Junior. He seems to be quite a business man. There is a long-legged chap 
in the class above me; tried to sell me a lot of agricultural reports. He 
claimed he had bought them from a Junior, and was now strapped for the 
money, and wanted to get rid of them. I told him he would have to find some- 
one greener than I. 

I have made a number of other acquaintances in the Sophomore Class. 
There is a very handsome fellow who came up and spoke to me, and asked if 
I didn't want to be initiated into the Owl Club — whatever that is — and he 
seemed so nice and polite that I said I would; but at the same time I have 
since heard that this club has had its charter taken away by the Faculty. He 
must be a very important man about the College, for he's the best football- 
player on the team — he told me so himself; and he's a wonderful baseball- 
player. He said he could win a baseball-game by himself if he had fielders 
enough to catch the flies. He introduced me to the Vice-President of the Owl 
Club — a little fellow who is going to teach me to play basket-ball, because he 
knows more about it than any two men in College. There is a Sophomore 
who is awfully brave — perhaps you have heard of him. He went down to 
Cuba and killed more than a hundred Spaniards. He lets his hair grow long, 
and has a sweet though powerful voice. There are some other prominent men 
in the Sophomore Class. At least I fully believe the President would have to 
close up the place if they got down on him. In fact, it must, be true, for I 
heard them say so. I do hope the President will not do anything to offend 
them, because it would be such a disappointment to so many who want to 
graduate from here. One fellow who comes from Belchertown is subject to 
fits of insanity when he plays foot-ball. These fits often cause him to grab 
his opponent's hair with both hands, at the same time talking volubly in 
French. Poor fellow! he can't help himself. There is rather an unfor- 
tunate case around here whose legs are so thin that he has to pad his calves 
when he wears a golf-suit. And he is such a pretty fellow, too; no wonder the 
girls like him. 

What great men those Seniors are! Why, there is a little fellow in the 
Senior Class who knows so much that it seems almost impossible that he 
acquired it all in the short time he has been living. And he is so obliging that 
you never have, to ask him about anything, for if he overhears just one word 
of your conversation, he can at once tell you everything you want to know. 

How clever a man must be to manage a college paper. I have heard it 
said that the manager of the Aggie Life is very sharp on a business transac- 
tion, and that he has a mortgage over in Northampton that he has to keep 
careful watch over. 

But, come to think of it, I haven't told you anything about my own class- 
mates. Now, to be really confidential, Mr. Editor, I haven't much to say 
about them. We are very, very green ; we are unused to the ways of the 
civilized world, and if some of us have acted ungentlemanly at times, it has 
been sheer thoughtlessness. We shall endeavor to perfect our manners and 
our morals by following the excellent example set for us by the Class of 1902, 
who, I am sure, are the most dignified, the most gentlemanly, and the most 
cultured body of men ever drawn together for a common purpose. 

Thanking you very kindly, Mr. Editor, for your consideration of the 
Class of 1903, and if you will send me circular No. 46,785 (a), with an order- 
form for an "Index," I shall have much pleasure in making it out and forward- 
ing you the money. 

Yours very respectfully, 

E. Z., '03. 

My dear Sir: I hope you will pardon me for taking the liberty of writing 
to you. I have a son just about to enter college, and knowing you to be a 
man of considerable influence, I thought I might get you to take a little 
interest in him and to look after him a little for me. He has no bad habits or 
tendencies, except a desire to play foot-ball. Now, I think that foot-ball is 
the roughest game that men ever put their heads together to get up. I under- 
stand that it quite frequently happens that the men on the college teams are 
quite seriously injured, oftentimes for life. They frequently get a limb 
broken or a shoulder dislocated, besides many hard bruises. I think, too, 
that nobody but the toughest and worst set of men ever belong to a foot-ball 
team, and I don't want my son to mingle with such men. Besides, he only 
weighs one hundred and ninety pounds, and is only six feet and one inch tall. 
I am afraid that he is too small to play, and that the bigger boys will hurt him. 
A small boy always seems to get the worst of it in a game like foot-ball. Then, 
too, he likes base-ball, but he won't play unless he is permitted to catch, and I 
know that that position is a most dangerous one, and I do not like to have him 
play there. I know a man who got his nose broken while catching by a blow 
from a bat, and my son Willie has once or twice been hit in the leg or chest 
by a ball which he failed to catch. So I don't like to have him play base-ball. 
But I am perfectly willing that he should play tennis, especially if there be 
any young ladies with whom he may play. He very much enjoys their com- 
pany, and I am sure he would not be so apt to get hurt. Although my son is 
quite small, he is very strong for his size, and enjoys such sports as throwing 
the hammer and the shot, but as he is in the growing stage I am afraid that 
he will strain himself, and I would not like to have him run any risks. So if 
you would kindly keep a watch over him and let me know if he intends to do 
any of these things, and try to keep him from them by your influence, I shall 
be very much indebted to you. 

N. B. — The writer of this letter especially requests that we do not publish 
her name. At the same time we shall keep a sharp eye on the young man in 


130 Amity Street, 
Hong Kong, China, Sept. 22, i< 

To the Editor of the " Index. 

Dear Sir: Perhaps you in your mighty wisdom will see fit to disagree 
with me in my ideas, but I should like to ask why you do not issue, as a 
supplement to your "Index," a pamphlet entitled, " Sayings of the Faculty." 
This could be issued at a low price of ten cents or thereabouts, and might 
prove of inestimable benefit to the Freshmen, who would thereby be enabled 
to recognize the Faculty at once by placing these sayings. 

Although it has been some years since I attended your institution, never- 
theless I can recall a few of the most noted sayings at the time I was in 
attendance For instance, I can hear Prexy say, as he walked up and down 
his office whistling his favorite tune (?), "Why, man, man, you can't do that! " 
Prof. Brooks used to say, "This has been pointed out before;" and Sammy 
used to remark sotto voce, "Let the talking cease." I presume, as usual, that 
the Doctor from the lab. has "a little scheme to propose," while his colleague, 
Dr. Flint, decides that "we will go on from this point at the next exercise." 
You can't omit Babby with his "Gentlemen, Gentlemen," or Hasbrouck with 
his incessant appeals for " more work. " "Please answer to your names, 
Barry, Bridgeforth," etc., as Prof. Lull says; but what is the use of my going 
over the list? You will recall them only too easily, and I am of the belief 
that, if you should get out a list of these, it would meet with a ready sale. 

Enclosed please find check for ten cents, for which please send me the 
first copy issued. 

Yours truly, 

Sleepy Bill. 


Professor: "Mr. Todd, will you please set up that transit ? " 
Toddy : " Can't do it, sir, I'm dead broke." 

Fair Friend to Monahan: " I suppose you hold a prominent position at 

M. : " Yes, I'm above everybody, even the President." 

Steve after a Bluff in English: "By George, Ikey, I've got to stop 
bluffing; the treasurer is no spring chicken." 

Ikey: " That's right, old man, you'd better quit or you'll feel his bill." 

Mark to Trustees: "Say, you fellers, if you want to catch that car, 
you've got to get a hustle on you." 

Professor Lull: "Mr. Leslie, what are the two parts of the skeleton?" 
Leslie: "Axillary and perpendicular." 
Professor L. : "Yes, sir, thank you." 

Professor H. : "Does the current go in or out, Mr. Gile? Come, now, 
you've just time to make a ten-spot or a zero before the bell rings. Which 
is it ? " 

Gile: " In." 

Professor: " That's right." (Bell rings. ) 

Greeley: "Please, Mr. President, the bad boys put my bicycle up a 
tree. How can I get it down ?" 

Prexy: "The best way for you to get it, Mr. Greeley, is to shin the 

C. A. C. : "I feel like a fool, and I suppose I look like one." 
F. G. S. : "Right you are, old man; cheer up." 

Brooks: "Say, Professor, if a force acts on a body and no motion 
results, according to this definition, there is no work done. Now, supposing I 
spend an hour trying to raise a two-pound dumb-bell — " 

(Tom Casey: "You couldn't do it, Brooksey.") 

— "Ah, keep still, you'll get me rattled — and can't; — no work is done? " 

Professor: "Certainly not." 

B. : " Then a fellow can get all tired out without doing any work." 

Professor: " It very frequently happens so, especially in Mechanics." 

Chorus at the Hash-House: "Going down to the Methodist Church, 
to-night, Bill ? " 

Dawson: " Not by a d — sight. I'm going to the Y. M. C. A." 

Ostrander: " How would you adjust the vertical wire of the transit ?" 

"Fat": " I'd use a plumb-line." 

Ostrander: "And if you didn't have a plumb-line? " 

"Fat": "I'd use a plum-tree. " 

Tabby: " Mr. Smith, have you made up the bills for the laboratory 
work of the Class of 1901 ? " 

Smith: " Yes, sir." 

Tabby: "Well, just add $4.00 to each account. I have not been treated 
with proper respect by this class that term." 

Dickerman in Drawing-Class Bothered by Someone: "Get to h — out 
of here." 

Professor: " Somebody will." 

Who Tipped and Who Paid? Fat and Ike just arrived from Springfield 
in a hack, two cases and two trunks. Ike (to driver) — "Just take those 
trunks upstairs, and here is fifty cents. This is for both of us." Driver — 
"All right." Fat (to driver when he reached the top of the stairs) — "Here's 
fifty cents. This pays for both of us." Driver — " Thank you." 

Text of Prexy's Most Drawing Sermon : " Having incurred unexcused 
absences from church, I have to inform you that you can not incur others dur- 
ing this term." 

Professor Maynard: "In the summer the vines are pinched. In the 
fall the grapes are pinched." 

Professor F. : " This H 2 S smells like er-er-er-er" — 
Graves: "The devil." 






discovery Nips Plot of 

ILADELPHIA, April 22~L T nlted 

l* Commissioner Henry Edmunds 

c held the two counterfeiters, Ar- 

'allor and Baldwin S. Bredell, who 

.arged with having made the 

from which were printed spurious 

'er certlfecates, in $2000 ball each 


rest of Harvey Newitt was a 

■T>rise to politicians and lawyers 

is a graduate of the law de- 

tt the University of Pennsyl- 

a. candidate two years agxi 

of taxes and has been prom- 

mmpaisri speaker. He Is 

bo.vinfc- attempted to bribe 

hpa 4cHanas of the se- 

<att&rxne to give him $500 

*• ha If he would keep 

-t the progress the 

■•do In their at- 

'^ufacturcrs of 

sylv'ania district; They are forfeited to 
the government. Jacobs asserts that the 
value of his property and contents is $40,- 

_ and the front and bajk plate 
of the celebrated $100 silver, certificate, 

-..•■•J ?:I r-:r-ib"r 1 n r - rnacHlna." 


Tlie ClasH of Nineteen Hnndreil nn<! 
One. MaH&achngetts A«, rrlcnltnra 1 
College — A Royal Sapper. 

SPRINGFIELD, April 22.— A large dele 
gallon from the class of 1901, Massachu- 
setts state college, celebrated their sopho- 
more night by a rousing old dinner at the 
Cooley, this city, last evening. Shortly 
before midnight the boys sat down to the 
elaborate spread which had been prepared, 
and spent several hours in feasting and 
riotous eating. 

After the banquet there followed an in- 
teresting program of speeches and music, 
Clarence Everett Gordon presiding. The 
toastmaster called the boys to order, and 
after a few introductory remarks, called 
upon the first speaker of the evening. 
Nathan Davis Whitman, who responded 
to the toast, "Echoes of days at M. I. T." 
Mr. Whitman's address was mainly a nar- 
rative of pleasant memories associated 
with his life at Tech. Alexander Cavassa: 
Wilson followed with "The Index" as his' 
subject, and fully explained to the boys 
what such a book should be. The toast, 
"College halls," was responded to bv 
Thomas Casey, who gently roasted his' 
classmates and caused some laughter. 
"Wise fools" was treaied by John Cor-' 
nelius Barry in a way that delighted all., 
The way In which Edward Stephen Gam- 
well described "A convention of the 
'jury' " made his address one of the treats 
of the hour. The response to the toast, 
"Our talisman," by Allison Rice Dorman. 
was listened to with pleasure. Percival 
Cushlng Brooks gave an instructive 
talk on how to ride over rough and dan- 
gerous places. He was followed by John 
Harris Todd, who got a little side-tracked 
from his subject, although his dissertation 
might very properly be called a new meth- 
od or treating geometrical and physical 
questions. Dickran Bedross Tashjian 
gave a mystical talk in a language half 
way between Choctaw and Hebrew, which 
even the accomplished linguist of the 
class. Mr. Ovatle. failed to understand. 

After indulging in a few college songs 
the gathering broke up. 





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Adolpfi Braxea.iL Remembered 
Vxlenda am Birthday. 

Adolph Brazeau 23; As»h rtj-eet, wan i 
prised. -Wednesday mgtvf it be 
&■ ' ' -**» ;»d,iy ve-Yt 

I for he considers 
[ Ideal location fn' 

The Old Campus Tree. 

Destroyed Night of April .6, 1S99. 

Full many a year has come and gone 
Since first that tree, a tiny shcot, 

Had grown into a chestnut fair, 
And spread abroad its mighty root. 

Though 'twas an o'd and useless tree 
That stood upon the Campus bare, 

Its task was not to decorate, 
It had another purpose there. 

Though time had made its ravages, 
Protected by the hand of Fate, 

The tree still looked across the slope 
To welcome back each graduate. 

Alumni, you recall that tree, 

You've seen it from the chapel door : 

You've learned to reverence the sight 
Of that old tree, yet evermore 

When you return with loving hearts 
To view the scenes of college-days, 

You'll search in vain with longing eyes 
For that old tree to meet your gaze. 

For on a dark and stormy night, 
Like Becket at the altar slain. 

Unable to defend itself 

This modest tree was hacked in twain. 

Another landmark of the past 

Has disappeared — has seen its day ; 

Though for a while we miss it, yet, 
Like it, we, too, must pass away. 

A Summer by the Sea, 



"Ah ! what pleasant visions haunt me 

As I gaze upon the sea! 
All the old romantic legends, 

All my dreams come back to me." 

"Am I not in love with the sea?" was the question which Reginald 
Morton asked himself as he stood one day in June beside the pounding surf, 
and gazed far out across the breakers on the ocean. " In truth, I am in love 
with the sea. Not quite a year since last I sailed my boat among the many 
coves of old Tocoonoc bay. How the memory of that summer has haunted 
me through all the many months that have since elapsed! " 

It was a beautiful summer day; such an one as might easily put the 
finishing touch to that delightful waking dream, a stroll along the beach. 
Although Reginald's heart was light at the thought of soon seeing his sister, 
as well as another whom yet he had never met, he could not make up his 
mind to leave the beach. Finding a secluded nook which was sheltered from 
the wind that blew from the seaward, he spread his coat upon the sands and 
lay down to watch the incoming tide. The waves soon lulled him to sleep. 
He awoke to find the tide had reached its height, and his shoes soaked where 
they had lain in the rising water. He climbed upon the rock and, spreading 
his shoes and stockings in the sun to dry, sat and watched the beetling break- 
ers dash themselves to spray on the many boulders along the shore. 

A few yards from where he sat a rocky headland divided from one another 
two long stretches of boulder-strewn sand, and hid the one beyond for a hun- 
dred yards or more. A ringing laugh among the crags drew his eyes in that 
direction. Two girls soon came in sight, but immediately on gaining the top 
they turned their eyes to the seaward, and failed to notice Reginald on the 
rock not thirty yards away. One he at once recognized to be his sister Maude ; 
the other he conjectured must be she of whom he had heard so much, and to 
see whom, it must be confessed, an importunate sister had compelled him to 
forego his intended camping-trip and spend his summer at the beach. 

It had been with much reluctance that he had given up his plans, but to 
please his sister, and carried away by her glowing descriptions as well as by 
his deep longing to be again beside the sea, he finally gave in. His vacation 
not beginning till two weeks after the folk had gone away, and being left 
alone, he had abundance of time to dream about the long vacation and what it 
might bring forth. The mental pictures which he had built up of this dream 
of feminine loveliness whom his sister had so rapturously described, left no 
fairer creature to be desired than they portrayed. But here before him in 
flesh and blood was she whom he had come an hundred miles to see. Was it 
any wonder, then, that he watched the lively figure stenciled against the sky ? 

"Confound it!" he muttered, as he started to put on his shoes, "these 
stockings ain't half dry. I'll stick it out; if they come over here, I'll hustle 
them off till I can put myself in respectable shape." 

Under ordinary circumstances Reginald Morton would not have cared; 
that is, I mean had his sister been alone. But a combination of the known and 
the unknown, in circumstances like those of his present predicament, always dis- 
concerted him. With the determination to await developments and make the 
best of what fate should decree, he sat still and watched the figures on the 

Both girls wore their hair in loosely flowing locks, which waved and almost 
whipped in the stiff sea-breeze. Both wore closely fitting jackets, and skirts 
reaching to the ankles. Their faces were turned away, but the fleeting 
glimpse obtained as they climbed the rocks kept the silent watcher in eager 
expectation. Nor had he long to wait. Maude turned first, and at once dis- 
covered her brother on the rock. Without a word she hurried down the cliff 
and along the sands, dragging her companion with her, to where he sat. 

"Reg," she said, "I think you are horrid to have sat here all this time 
without saying so much as boo." 

" Well, I presume I am rather horridly fixed," he replied, glancing at his 
salt-stained clothes, and the foot-gear ripening in the sun. 

"Why, Reg," inquired his sister, "have you been drowned? " 

"Confound your everlasting joking," muttered Reginald under his breath, 
as he saw her companion turn away to hide a smile — a smile which so effect- 
ively set off a pair of sparkling eyes and two rows of pearly teeth that he 
instantly forgot the jest and his own indignation. 

"No, lam not drowned," he replied in so subdued and gentlemanly a 
manner that she instantly asked with real concern if he was sick. 

"No, my dear Maude, I am neither sick nor drowned," he replied a little 
warmly, "but I don't see why you persist in bothering a fellow at just this time." 

"Well, it is too bad," she crooned, making Reginald feel more sheepish 
than ever. "Just been taking a little aqua, haven't you, Regia?" " Reg," she 
continued, "this is Miss Burton of whom I wrote you, you know." 

" Wrote me, indeed," muttered Reg, as he shook hands sitting down, like 
some awkward country lout; and then recollecting himself he muttered some- 
thing more or less inarticulate, and asked to be excused while he put on his 

" Certainly, Reg," replied Maude, like the sensible girl she was; "we won't 
bother you any more; meet us at the house." 

"Well, I've made a fine showing of myself," he growled when the girls 
were out of hearing. "Wrote me, indeed!" he ejaculated, " I haven't heard 
anything or thought of anything but Edith Burton for a month, and now 
I guess I sha'n't see anything but Edith Burton forever." 


" Have I not found a happy earth?" 

That night at tea Reginald met Miss Burton in more pleasant circum- 
stances, and made himself agreeable to everybody. He could appear very 
well, indeed, when at perfect ease about his personal appearance ; and when 
Maude mentioned the little episode of the morning, he was ready to join in the 
laugh at his own expense. During the progress of the meal he several times 
tried to engage Miss Burton in conversation, but she fought shy of his 
approaches and made herself only the more attractive, so that by the time the 
meal was over Reginald Morton was completely charmed. 

A few minutes later, Maude and her brother stood beside the garden- 

"Well, what do you think of her, Reg? " she inquired. 

"Charming," replied Reginald, unwilling to commit himself to the extent 
of his feelings. 

"Didn't I tell you so? You see, you'll never believe anything I tell you. 
Did you notice that her hair is red ? " 

Maude was a little disappointed that her brother had not at once gone 
head over heels into rapturous eulogiums, and was laying a plan to draw 
him out. 

"Yes, it is a little red, but it is a very dark red, and I think it very beau- 
tiful," he replied. 

"And did you notice that she has freckles? " 

" Now, Maude, what is the use of running on in this strain? " he replied; 
"who would ever notice those freckles in the presence of such eyes?" 

And thus he rattled on, greatly to Maude's inward satisfaction, for she 
believed he would fall in love at once, and this he had certainly done. 

"Here comes Mr. Burnham," said Maude, as a gentleman of handsome 
appearance approached. He graciously bowed to Maude, whose face was 
beaming radiantly enough to give Reginald a clew to her own feelings. 

"Mr. Burnham, this is my brother, whom we have been expecting so 
long, and who swam in this morning." 

"You're not quite so much of a stranger as it might seem, you see," 
said Mr. Burnham, giving Reginald a hearty grasp. "Come by boat, I pre- 
sume. " 

"No, I came by train." 

"I understood Miss Morton to say you came by boat," was his puzzled 
rejoinder as he looked at Maude; but she had turned her face away. 

" Oh, that sister of mine is prone to deal in enigmatical metaphors, and if 
you have been acquainted with her long," at which Mr. Burnham slightly 
colored, "you know she has a remarkable propensity for jokes. The truth is, 
I went from the depot to the beach, and there got my feet a little damp, and 
she has been making a great hullabaloo about it ever since." 

" Oh, I see," he laughingly replied. 

Just then Miss Burton appeared at the doorway. 

"Why, good evening, Mr. Burnham," she said ; "this is rather an un- 
expected pleasure; I thought you intended to leave us to-day." 

" I did intend to do so," he replied, "but changed my mind." 

"And to make us happy, concluded to stay," she said, finishing the sen- 
tence for him. 

"I hadn't taken quite so broad a view of it," he replied. 

" But such is the case, at any rate," she quickly interrupted, "and no 
excuses are necessary. Maude, is there time for a game of tennis before 
dark ?" she asked. 

"Why, yes, lots of it," replied Maude. " How good of you to think of it. 
You will play, Reg, of course ? " 

" Sure." 

"And you, Mr. Burnham ?" 

"With pleasure, but I must get me a jersey." 

"Come up in my den and I'll fit you out in no time," said Reginald; and 
the pair walked off arm in arm while the girls went off to change their suits. 

"Edith Burton, you're a darling," said Maude, hugging her companion. 

"Why am I a darling, Maude ?" she asked. 

"Oh, I don't know," replied Maude, "ask Reg." 

"Why, Maude Morton, what in the world has gotten into you ? Suppose 
I should call you a darling and you should ask me why I did so ! " 

"Why, you would say of course, 'Ask your brother !' " replied Maude, busy 
with other thoughts, and Edith, worsted, turned her attention to getting 
ready for the game. 

They soon finished dressing, and attired in their tennis-suits went down 
into the tennis-court. The boys were there with balls and rackets indulging 
in a little practice. 

"Most worthy friends," said Reginald, approaching and bowing, "how 
shall we choose our sides ? We will leave it for the ladies to decide. " 

" I have it," said Edith. " Mr. Morton, you will close your eyes and I will 
place in your hand two sticks of different lengths, the longer one for Maude, 
the shorter for me, and Mr. Burnham will draw." 

"Hurrah for the scheme!" cried Reginald, " and a tiger for Miss Burton," 
and then calming down he closed his eyes and held out his hand while Miss 
Burton arranged the sticks. Mr. Burnham then stepped forward and drew 
one from Reginald's hand. It was the longer one. 

Reginald and his partner went to the other end of the court, and the game 
began. A sharp contest decided the game in favor of Reginald and his part- 
ner. The rackets were put away, and the whole party went for a stroll along 
the beach. 

It was a fine moonlight night; the waves were pounding on the sands; the 
waters gleamed with the reflected light of a full moon. A cool breeze fanned 
their faces, flushed with the exertion of the game. 

" I move we adjourn to the house for something to eat,"' said Reginald, 
after they had proceeded a short way. 

"Ditto!" was the chorus, and the party retracing their steps soon reached 
the house. 

Ransacking the pantry, the girls soon found enough for an appetizing 
spread, and all pitched in. Lunch over and the dishes cleared away, the whole 
party retired to change their tennis-costumes for a more suitable evening 
dress, and were soon gathered in the cozy little parlor to spend the remainder 
of the evening. 

Maude sat down at the piano and rattled off a march or two, and then 
turning to her brother, she said: 

" Reg, you must sing us something; what shall it be ? " 

" Oh, anything," he replied, "some song of the desert perhaps." He was 
thinking of Hogg's beautiful lines. 

Maude picked out an old favorite, and they began. Reginald had a fine 
bass voice, and he sang his best. "If only I could stir somebody's heart," he 

As he sat down he looked at Miss Burton, who quickly dropped her eyes, 
and a soft color mantled her face. 

"Now, Edith, you must sing us something. " 

"I would rather not to-night," she gently replied. 

"But you must, Edith Burton," replied Maude with a look so beseeching 
and full of meaning that she blushingly gave her consent. 

She rose and went to the piano. Maude had found something which she 
declared to be just the thing, and finding the key played the prelude. Then 
as from a world of dreams a soft, silvery voice began to sing an old, familiar 

Italian song. Often had Reginald heard it sung, but never like this. Soon, as 
silently and as mystically as it had come, the song died away, leaving poor 
Reginald enthralled in a most happy state of mind. 

" Will you not favor us, too, Mr. Burnham ? " inquired Maude. 

" Not to-night, thank you. You would not have me break the enchant- 
ment of a nightingale's song," he replied, rising and bowing to Miss Burton, 
who blushingly bowed in return. 

Mr. Burnham now expressed his intention of leaving, so Miss Burton bade 
him good-night and quietly slipped away. Reginald left his sister to see the 
guest off, and betook himself to a sleep of pleasant dreams. 

"For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also" 

A month went by — a very pleasant month it was to Reginald, — and he 
saw with regret his vacation drawing to a close. 

" Edith," he said, as they strolled along the beach together one morning, 
for they were now boon companions, "shall we take a sail this morning ?" 

"What a happy thought! What a beautiful day it is!" she replied, 
gazing out across the water where numerous sails were scudding here and 

" Beautiful ! " he echoed, " and will you go ? " 

" With pleasure." 

" Then do you go and put on your sailor-costume while I hunt up Uncle 
Ben," he replied. 

She stood for a moment gazing at the rolling breakers till one gently 
lapped her shoe ; then stooping and waiting for the next wave's caress, she 
softly repeated : 

" O, cruel, hungrj' sea, 

Thou wouldst devour me, 
And yet I love but thee, 

I love but thee." 

Reginald looked down on that fair form crouching at his feet, on the fair 
head with its locks of dark hair filled with bright sabbatia blossoms, on which 
the bright sunlight was streaming, and softly repeated after her: 

" And yet I love but thee, 
I love but thee." 

His heart gave a bound as he saw the tell-tale color stealing among the 
tresses of hair that fell over her neck and shoulders. 

"Meet me at the wharf, " he said as he hurried away on his quest for 
Uncle Ben. 

He soon found that genial old man, in whose capacious heart there seemed 
to be a place for every boy and girl in his large circle of acquaintances, and 
made known his errand. 

" Wa-al, I guess so," the old man replied, when Reginald asked him for 
his boat, "but what is the matter with ye, sonny? Ye look as fresh as the 
first morning." 

"It's the weather, I guess, Uncle Ben," he replied. " Is the boat all 
ready ? " 

"Yes, it's all ready for ye, but don't go too far out; the breeze is stiffen- 
ing," was the old man's caution as Reginald hurried away. His steps could 
hardly keep pace with his heart, that was throbbing at thoughts which only 
through it could find expression, and he sang a blithesome sea-song as he half 
walked and half ran to the beach: 

"Sun or rain, good weather or no, 
Give me a boat and away I'll go. 
Nor clouds, nor wind, nor rain, nor snow, 
Shall keep me home, but away I'll go — 

Reaching the beach he found the tender, and shoving off, was soon along- 
side the "Gull," for such had Uncle Ben happily named his boat. Jumping 
aboard he took in the protecting canvas, and found everything snug and dry, 
as Uncle Ben had said. He pulled out some cushions, and then hoisting the 
jib and mainsail, and tying in a couple of reefs in the latter, he weighed 
anchor and sailed for the wharf, where already he could distinguish the form 
of someone waiting. 

"Waiting for me," he said aloud; " but I wonder if she is really waiting 
for me," he thought. 

Arriving at the wharf, he stepped forward to the mast and held the boat 
in place while Edith stepped on board. Then pushing off, he took his place at 
the tiller and headed for the mouth of the bay. 

Reginald could not but notice a slight embarrassment on the part of his 
companion, and this he determined to dispel at once. 

" Thunderation! " he exclaimed, " I forgot all about a lunch, and I'm as 
hungry as a bear. Did you think to bring anything with you, Edith?" he 

She laughed, and without at first replying, thrust her hand into the depths 
of a bag at her side. Taking out a square package she untied the string 
which bound it, and spread the contents on the seat between them. 

"There, help yourself, " she said. "See how well I have provided, you 
careless boy. " 

"Well, I should say you had," he replied, attacking a huge sandwich. 

" It fairly makes me hungry to see you eat," she said, as one after another 
the sandwiches disappeared. 

"Then do you pitch in, too, before these are all gone," he replied. 

This she did with a zest, and before long the larger portion of the ample 
lunch had disappeared. The remainder she packed away in the depths of the 
provision-bag. The ice now broken, they chatted freely in the full enjoyment 
of each other's company. 

At the end of two hours the breeze had strengthened considerably, and 
mindful of Uncle Ben's caution, Reginald came about and headed for home. 
The whole expanse of water was now covered with foaming white-caps. 
Through these the boat easily plowed her way, and rose and fell on the heavy 
surge that was now rolling in from farther out at sea. Now and then a wave 
would wash across the bow, or a stiffer gust would tip the boat until the gun- 
wale touched the water. 

Edith's eyes were now on fire with the pleasure and excitement of battling 
with the waves. 

"Isn't this fine ! " she exclaimed, turning a dazzling pair of eyes on her 

"Grand!" he replied, as he gazed into the depths of her sparkling eyes. 
It seemed to him that he had never seen her quite so fair. "I wish the 
voyage of life might — " 

" Look, Reg! quick!" she exclaimed, interrupting him, and peering under 
the sail to the leeward. 

Reginald quickly did as she bade. Not twenty yards away, and bearing 
directly down upon their path, was a boat of about the same size as the "Gull," 
with mast and bowsprit, but with no sails spread. A short smoke-stack told 
the story. The helm was. lashed, and no one was in sight. It was impossible 
to turn about; to do so would place them directly in the path of the on-coming 
boat. There was no way but to run it out, and trust to good fortune to escape 

Edith saw his plan, and bravely met the emergency. Every second seemed 
an hour as they anxiously awaited the result. Reginald gave a shout of joy 
when he saw they should pass unharmed, and climbed quickly aft to peer 
into the passing boat. He had not counted on the bowsprit ; no sooner had 
he climbed beside the tiller than he felt a blow on the head, and knew no more. 


" I love but thee." 

It was a week before Reginald regained consciousness, and came again to 
be aware of the things going on about him. He awoke in a strange room. A 

nurse sat by his bedside. She smiled when he wonderingly inquired where he 
was, and gently replied : 

"You are with friends; do not ask any more questions till you are 

He lay back and closed his eyes, and tried in vain to recall a circumstance, 
but could not, and finally dropped asleep. He awoke on the morrow much 
refreshed, and everything came back to him like a flash. As he lay there 
thinking over the events of the day's sail, it seemed as though months had 
passed away since then. 

The door gently opened and a nurse came in, bringing his breakfast. 

" Good morning," she said, approaching the bed and laying a soft hand 
on his forehead. " How do you feel this morning? Your fever has quite dis- 

" I am feeling quite strong," he replied, trying to rise; but the effort was 
too great, and he fell back upon the pillows. 

" You had better remain quiet to-day," said the nurse as she. arranged the 
pillows so that he might gaze out of the window. "To-morrow you will be 

" May I see any visitors? " he inquired. 

" Not to-day," she replied; " you are hardly strong enough; but to-mor- 
row you may." 

The day passed slowly by. The nurse came in and read awhile in the 
afternoon. The remainder of the time he spent gazing out of the window at 
the sea. Night found him tired, and ready to go to sleep early. He awoke 
with the dawn, and saw the sun rise from out the depths of old ocean as he lay 
dreaming of what the day might bring forth. His mind went back to a day — 
how long it seemed since then! — when a fair young girl and he stood on that 
very beach which he now saw from the window of his room. The nurse soon 
brought in his breakfast, and after eating it he lay back on the pillows to 

" I wonder how she ever got that boat and me ashore," he thought. 

His train of thought was interrupted by a gentle knock at the door. 

" Come in," he said. 

The door was opened, and Maude entered the room. 

"Hello, Maude!" he exclaimed. 

"Hello, brother dear!" she replied, hurrying to the bedside and kissing 
him a dozen times as only a loving sister will. " How do you feel this 
morning, Reg? " 

" Tiptop, and tolerably strong, my dear Maude; but I don't hardly believe 
I could stand another such bombardment." 

" It won't be necessary, you dear boy," she said. "I was simply overjoyed 
at seeing you; do you know how long you've been here ? " 

"The nurse told me I had been here a week, but it seems months since — 
say, Maude, how in the world did we ever get to land that day? " 

"Why, in a boat, you glooney," she replied. 

" Oh, is that so! you don't mean it? " replied Reginald sarcastically. 

" But I do; and more, I mean that Edith sailed the 'Gull ' to port with 
you on board." 

"Edith Burton sailed the 'Gull'!" he exclaimed. "Surely you are joking, 

" But I'm not," replied Maude. " Surely you don't suppose that she would 
trust herself with such a landsman as you." 

This was a poke which Reginald felt that he little deserved; and though 
he knew it was given in a spirit of fun, excited by his incredulity, he was in 
no mood for a joke, and replied a little warmly: 

"Now, Maude, don't you go to punching me when I'm laid up helplessly 
in bed." 

"Now, Reg, I didn't mean anything," said Maude in a grieved tone, and 
he, seeing that she was sorry, of course forgave her at once. 

They talked about many things, and at last Maude rose to leave. 

'' And so she is a sailor, too," said Reginald, as Maude was about to go. 

" Yes, Reginald, she is a sailor, too. Do you now believe what I told you 
two months ago ? " 

He did not reply. 

" I think that Edith will call to-morrow," she continued. 

Reginald felt the color rising. Maude must have seen the flush, for she 

" Oh, I knew you would, Reg. She is a lovely girl, and I think she loves 
you, too." 

Reginald's face grew redder than ever, but he felt too happy to care. 

"Well, good-by, Reg," said Maude, kissing him again; but this time he 
kissed her, too. 

" Was that meant for me, brother? " she asked as she was going out the 

"Oh, begone, you rogue," said Reginald, now redder than ever, but 
Maude was out of hearing. 

Of course, the remainder of the day went off at a snail-pace. The morrow 
dawned, the forenoon passed; she had not come. Dinner was a tasteless meal 
at best. Even the sight of the sea could not calm his restless soul. One, 
two, and at last three o'clock struck the hour, and still she had not come. 

He was about to give up with a sinking heart when he caught sight of 
someone approaching the house. 

" Come at last," he said, as he waited for the bell to ring. 

He had not mistaken the slight girlish figure. 

"A young lady has called to see you," announced the nurse. 

" Kindly show her in," he replied. 

He turned away to conceal his agitation. He heard a light step without; 
the door gently opened, and closed. Then somebody approached the bed. He 
turned and took the extended hand and pressed it to his lips. 

" Edith!" 

" Reginald ! " 

There was no mistaking the tenderness of the beautiful eyes, or the color 
that diffused itself over her cheek. Reginald Morton knew that his love was 

" Edith," he said, "do you remember the day upon the beach when you 
repeated those lines to the sea, and I made my avowal ? — 

'And yet I love but thee, 
I love but thee.' 

I have not changed. Edith, can you still say that you love but the sea ? " 

"Reginald," she softly replied, " I love but thee;" and bending she kissed 
him of her own sweet accord, while he retained the fair head for a moment to 
place in the dark hair a dried sabbatia blossom. 

With Love to "Sammie." 

Oh! "Sammie" wrote a lecture. 

He wrote it in a week. 
And he wrote it so very, very long, 

That when he tried to read it 

The students fell asleep. 
And they didn't seem to think that it was wrong. 

He wrote about the farmer, 

And he wrote about the rain, 
And he wrote about the coming of the day 

"When the world should be awakened, 

And everyone would look 
To see what our "Sammie" had to say. 

He wrote about the apple, 

And he wrote about the pear, 
And he wrote about the fruitage mighty fine. 

He wrote about the principle 

Of how the spinach grows, 
Of anything at all to take up time. 

He took us out a-walking, 

And he showed us to the grapes, 
And he told us of the virtue of a pinch. 

But we never lost a minute 

While the grapes were hanging there; 
No, we never lost a minute of the cinch. 

He caught a fellow talking, 

And he jumped upon his neck, 
And he talked about our morals mighty strong. 

But when he gently murmured: 

' ' You, sir, may leave the room — " 
Well, he didn't keep him waiting very long. 

We love our little "Sammie," 

We love his funny jokes, 
And we'll stick to "Sammie," dear, through thick or thin; 

But in the days hereafter, 

We'll all remember "Sam" 
With a little bunch of whiskers 'round his chin. 

Stuck in Agriculture. 

Scene: North Amherst Car. 

(Enter Aggie student, who sits down beside an old gentleman.) 

O. G. Nice day. 

Student. Glorious day! I wish we might have air like this in the summer- 
time; it helps the children so. 

0. G. (surprised). What! are you a married man ? 

Student. Well, no, not yet. But a — I was interested in a fresh-air fund 
last summer, and the children did seem to enjoy the country so. I am glad to 
see that the wealthy people in the large cities have taken up my idea, and 
next summer I expect to have my hands full superintending the work. 

O. G. It seems to me I've heard my son speak of you. 

Student. Why, yes, undoubtedly. I am very well known about town ; 
I'm a prominent student at " Aggie." 

O. G. Why, yes, surely I've heard of you; you're very much interested 
in agriculture, are you not ? 

Student. No, you're mistaken there; my hobby is chemistry. Agricul- 
ture is all right, but they don't know how to teach it up there. 

O. G. Why, I thought the College was strong in that department. 

Student. Oh, no; you don't know the Professors up there. Now, I don't 
believe the instructor in stock-breeding knows a Southdown sheep from a Tarn- 
worth sow. (Car stops at Professor Cooley's door.) 

O. G. (rising). Well, good-day, young man; I am very pleased to have 
met you. I get off here; I merely came down to see my son on a few matters 
of business. 

Student (as the car moves on). By Jove! I see my finish if that's Cooley's 
old man. 

The 2S'J> 
)^nnui\l "Dinner 



t Oct 

. — ' HnnpTon House. 0cToott\O0.i%. . 

Everyone knows Pau-Puk-Keewis, 
He the man of brawn and muscle, 
Whom the students call the Boaster. 
How he vexed us with his bragging! 
You shall hear a bit of nonsense, 
Of his wondrous deeds of prowess, 
How he startled the spectators 
On the campus of the Aggies. 

Now in search of new adventures 

From the Stockbridge house descending, 

Came the noble Pau-Puk-Keewis, 

Came the last of the Mohicans. 

He was puffed with pride and feeling, 

He was swollen like a bladder, 

You have heard how he was jollied, 

How they laughed at Pau-Puk-Keewis; 

Little heeded he their laughing, 

Little cared he for their insults, 

For the women and the maidens 

All were struck on Pau-Puk-Keewis. 

Soon would come the test of prowess 
With a strong and worthy foeman, 
Could he but fulfill his boasting ; 
'Round his head he whirled the hammer, 
Threw it into yonder river. 
All Smith College heard the echo 
As the leaden ball, descending, 
Smote upon the placid waters, 
Waters of the ancient river. 
Well, they knew the explanation, 
They had heard of Pau-Puk-Keewis. 
Then he took the Grecian discus, 
Hurled it over on Mount Warner; 
Up he grabbed the ball of iron, 
Put the shot down in the cornfield. 
Thus he proved himself a hero 
To his friends and to his comrades. 


Fact and fiction go together, 
What you've heard is mostly fiction. 
Listen only for a moment, 
Listen till we can complete the story. 
You have heard how he was jollied, 
How they laughed at Pau-Puk-Keewis, 
As he practiced with the hammer. 
As he threw the Grecian discus, 
As he hurled the ball of iron, 
To gain honor for his comrades. 
After shadow comes the sunshine. 
Only practice brings perfection; 
This was true with Pau-Puk-Keewis, 
On a day not soon forgotten, 
We all know who won the shot-put, 
Honor be to Pau-Puk-Keewis. 

Sunset in the Autumn Woods. 

Beautiful is every hill and meadow 
In the glowing colors of October. 
Jays are screaming, nuts are dropping, 
Crows are cawing to each other ; 
Gently-blowing zephyrs sway the tree-tops, 
Shadows, dark and gloomy from the hemlocks, 
Cross the lonely forest pathway. 
Twilight deepens, sombre darkness 
Hides the landscape, hill and meadow 
Vanish ; now and then the screech-owl's 
Weird and solemn note is heard to linger 
In an echo from the hillside yonder, 
While anon the omnipresent crickets 
Add their plaintive voices to the dying- 
Echoes of the twilight hour. 

n the Bad Lands of Wyoming. 

^Y invitation of Professor Henry F. Osborn of the Department of 
Biology at Columbia University, Professor Lull of the Department 
of Zoology of this College was able to spend a very interesting and 
profitable three months in company with the expedition sent out last 
summer by the American Museum of Natural History, on a search for Dinosaurs 
in the rich Jurassic formations of the Bad Lands of Wyoming. The expedition 
was in charge of Professor Osborn who, as Curator of the American Natural His- 
tory Museum, is widely known in scientific circles. 

While an account of the journey from a scientific point of view would be very 
interesting, it is not in our power to so treat it, and the purpose of this sketch is 
to attempt only a brief mention of some of the daily features of camp-life on the 

The Professor has many inter- 
esting experiences to relate of prai- 
rie-life, which he found quite novel 
compared with that to which he had 
been accustomed in New England. 
The novelty of the life and the in- 
teresting character of the country 
helped to relieve what might other- 
wise have been a monotonous trip; 
for the drudgery which attended 
the work of excavating the fossil 
remains was considerable, and nat- 
urally could not have helped to very 
materially brighten a life which at 

best must have been very lonely in a country where miles of uninhabited land 
stretch away on every side, and where the only persons to be seen were one's own 
companions. Of course the irksomeness was in a measure compensated for by 
the interest which attached to the work : to everyone interested in the study of 
the earth's history or the remains of those ancient organisms, each new discov- 
ery must be a source of true delight. 

These old remains found imbedded in the Jura formations are estimated to 
be fourteen million years old. Imagine, then, with what awe one must look upon 
the remains of one of those old monsters, uncovered for the first time in 

all these centuries, a period which the imagination in vain attempts to span; 
or for the first time traces the footprints, in what is now solid rock, of some gigan- 
tic animal of that ancient epoch, since which age thousands of cycles of time 
have rolled away and millions of multifarious forms of life have lived and 
perished, or left us but the skeleton of their former selves. 

The members of the expedition did not go in a body, but the several mem- 
bers straggled to their summer camp alone, or in pairs, at different times and 
over different routes. Professor Lull left Jersey City on the afternoon of the 16th 
of May, and arrived at Laramie, Wyoming, on the morning of the 19th shortlv 

after midnight. At Laramie he pur- 
chased his camping-outfit for the 
journey. In company with Professor 
Knight of Wyoming University, he 
left Laramie on the same morning 
for Rock Creek, and there met Pro- 
fessor Knight's team, which had left 
Laramie the night before. From 
here they rode by team across the 
prairie to Bone Cabin Camp, where 
the quarry was located, and where 
Professor Lull met the men with 
whom he was to be associated during 
the summer in quarry-work. This 
was Saturday night. It began to 
snow in the evening, and the storm continued till the afternoon of Sunday. 
Monday dawning fair, the men commenced their labors for the season by dig- 
ging out the snow from the quarry. 

From now on the days were spent in quarry-work, with occasional prospect- 
ing-trips into the surrounding country. The winter season lasted but a few days 
longer; summer weather came on, bringing its scourge of wind, sand, and mos- . 
quitoes. Many pleasant hours were spent in the quarry on those days when dis- 
coveries and successful excavations were made, as also were many tedious hours 
spent with no material results. Disheartening times were those days, and they 
were many, that passed by with nothing but the labor for the pains, and yet they 
must have made the life seem all the more natural for their occurrence. 

Evenings were spent in twilight walks, in chatting, reading, or writing, or in 
developing photographs taken during the clay. The Professor kept up a constant 
correspondence, which he illustrated by means of blue-prints from photographs 
taken by himself. By means of the camera many pleasant hours were spent in 
profitable recreation. Many excellent views of the country, the camp, and little 
episodes which served to illustrate the life from day to day, were secured. These 
not only must have very effectively enhanced the letters sent home, but have the 

additional value of constituting an almost continuous panorama of the journey. 
To them the Professor may at any time refer, and by the aid of memory and im- 
agination live over again the summer on the prairie. The developing was fre- 
quently clone at night after the day's work was over, and in spite of the many 
difficulties many excellent negatives were obtained. At the camp an old stable 
was rigged up as a dark-room, and the developing was often done in here. 

The camp-life was by no means free from the difficulties which usually at- 
tend a nomadic life. Once the only source of water was melted snow, and once 
a sardine-can full of ham fat served as an excellent substitute for a lamp. Dur- 
ing the summer weather sleeping was clone out of doors on the open prairie, 
with no other roof than the star-studded vault of heaven, and with no other cov- 
ering than a blanket. 

Frequent trips were made to the post-office at Medicine Bow, for nothing was 
more welcome than the letters and magazines from the wife and friends at home. 

The village of Medicine Bow, consisting of a few houses bunched together 
on the prairie, is a typical little prairie-town barren of all beauty and comfort, 
and exposed to winds and prairie sand-storms. The streets, if they may be so 
called, are strewn with refuse, old tin cans and broken bottles. No vegetation 
of any sort relieves the barren aspect. 

Prairie-dogs, coyotes, and herds 
of antelope were common sights 
near camp, while smaller game were 
plentiful to a superabundance. Of 
the last was a species of squirrel or 
sphermophile, which was very com- 
mon. The little fellows were ex- 
ceedingly intrepid, and would often 
pillage the tent in search of food, or 
would sit at the opening and nibble 
the crumbs thrown to them. 

One very striking characteristic 
of the country is the fierce winds 
which sweep unobstructed over the 
boundless prairie, carrying clouds of 

sand, which nearly blind one, and make life miserable. These winds are so 
powerful that they cause the trees to grow in a spiral form, the grain of the 
wood turning in a spiral manner around the axis of the tree. The Professor 
secured a photograph of a pine which had twined itself, under the influence of 
the powerful winds, around the trunk of another, presenting a novel sight. 

Grocery-supplies were obtained from Medicine Bow. Sage-chickens, which 
were very abundant, offered the opportunity for a little sport, and often proved a 
very welcome addition to the larder. The kitchen consisted of a stove, and its 

companion, the wood-pile, placed on the open prairie. The horses were general- 
ly hobbled at night, one being tethered to prevent a stampede in case a coyote 
visited the camp. 

The quarry-work during the first two or three weeks was carried on alto- 
gether at Bone Cabin Quarry, but a new cpiarry was soon opened up some four 
miles distant from the old camp, on Little Medicine river. This was called Nine- 
Mile Camp, and thither three of the party, including the Professor, moved their 
outfit on the afternoon of June 25th. They found at the new quarry a needed 
change of surroundings and a fine stretch of scenery in the winding course of the 
Little Medicine river. The new prospect proved a fertile one, and the work of 
excavating proceeded with new impetus. 

Work continued here till August 
4th, when the Professor, with two 
companions, started on a prospecting 
trip to the northward. The trail led 
through wild but beautiful scenery : 
now across the level mesa, now 
through broken country, with buttes 
and bluffs on every hand. These 
bluffs are marvelous in form and 
color, and give a most picturesque 
appearance to the landscape. An 
occasional settlement, or now and 
then a sheep-herder's ranch, relieved 
the loneliness of the trip, while a 
climb to the summit of some moun- 
tain-peak brought vast stretches of prairie-land into a grand and inspiring 

After a pleasant journey of two weeks the travelers returned to Bone Cabin 
Camp on the 20th of August. The rest of the time was spent here in quarry- 
work. On the 28th of the month the Professor bade good-by to his comrades, 
and left Medicine Bow for home. 

Following are descriptions of the accompanying photographs which were 
taken by Professor Lull on his trip: 

The first cut gives a very fine view of Little Medicine river, which winds its 
way among successive bluffs of Triassic and Jurassic sandstone until lost to 
view in the distance. The photograph was taken from a point near the Nine-Mile 
Quarry. The town of Medicine Bow is nine miles away. 

The second cut illustrates a scene at Nine-Mile Quarry. Nine vertebrae of 
a gigantic Brontosaur are shown exposed, being a part of a huge vertebral col- 
umn measuring eighty feet in length. 

The third cut gives a picture of Bone Cabin Camp, or the Home 
Camp, as it was generally called. The shack, the tents and the wagon belong to 
the expedition. The horses are those of a sheriff and his posse who stopped at 
the camp while on the trail of a gang of bandits who held up the Overland Limited 
of the Union Pacific and robbed the train of $50,000. The bandits escaped into 
the mountains, and were never caught. 

The last cut gives another and more characteristic picture of the Bad Lands. 
The photograph was taken one and one-fourth miles west of the Nine-Mile Camp. 
The summit shows the prairie level, elevation 6,500 feet. The slope along the top 
of the picture is a cretaceous formation exposed by erosion. The knolls are Ju- 
rassic buttes, also worn away by erosion, The bad lands in this picture are typi- 
cal Dinosaur beds. A Stegosaurus, or armored Dinosaur, was found in this very 

To a Certain Senior. 

There was a little man. 

And he had a little name, 

And he wrote it just as plain as it could 

Be, be, be, 
At the bottom of a paper, 
Just where everyone would look. 
And read this little name that they could 

See, see, see. 

He took his little paper 

To the man who owns the " Hash," 

And he hollered just as loud as he could 

Bawl, bawl, bawl. 
But he got the students kicking 
About who should sling the hash, 
And then the little man he had to 

Crawl, crawl, crawl. 


To Freshman Higgins. 

Never look for trouble till trouble looks for you. 
Never stop for trouble when trouble is your due. 

Jump out of your window. 

Leg it to the barn, 

Follow me, O Freshmen ! 

You'll never come to harm. 

To the Drill Hall. 

I know you've seen that ugly thing 

That on the Campus stands ; 
Some had the crust to speak of it 

As work of artists' hands. 

But all the art there is in that 
Old building called " The Hall," 

Is in the numbers on the roof, 
In those, and that is all. 



To Octavia. 

My heart, " O sweet consoler ! " 

Will never be my own. 
'Tis lost, with all my happiness, 

Your heart must be its throne. 

C. to. 


To Freshman Tinker. 

A stumbling-block they needs must be 
A dark, appalling mystery, 

A foe so subtle none can meet — 
My everlasting great big feet. 


To the Choir. 

They sing so soft, so sweet and low, 
Or pealing forth with steady flow, 
Deep notes of bass, then rising higher, — 
The choir, our choir, the College choir. 

Class of 1902 './>. 



Class Yell. 

Hokey, pokey, we're on deck, 
Razzle, dazzle, rubber neck, 
Humpty, dumpty, up again, 
Aggie, Aggie, short-course men. 


Class Colors. 

Green and White. 

Class Motto. 

"He wept."— Genesis 5 : 3. 


Short Course. 


Curtis Merritt Blair Blandford. 

Clarence Eaton Buckley Dorchester. 

Axel G. Carlson Shirley Centre. 

Edward Seymour Carrington Monterey. 

George Howard Frost West Newton. 

William Raymond Goodfield Gilbertville. 

Gabriel Solomon Jejeian Roomdigen, Turkey. 

Arthur Henry Nourse Bolton. 

Vaill Elliott Nye Westfield. 

Earle Adams Randall Hadley. 

Thomas Francis Sullivan Amherst. 

Claer Alfred Tallberg Uxbridge. 

Class of 1902 y 2 . 


To the Editor. 

My dear Sir: Yours received. I shall be pleased to give you as little inform- 
ation as I can concerning the doings of my class, and I hope you will find them 
of transient interest. Nobody knows how dry I am, or I should never have been 
asked to write a class history. Moreover, such a task is a dreadful undertaking 
for a chronic liar such as a short-course man must be, for surely a liar's course is 

Dear me ! dear me ! When I stop to think of it I can hardly recall mv 
existence as a short-course man. Ours was a meteoric class ; it struck the 
Aggie atmosphere, shone for a moment, and then like a meteor it was 
gone, and I'll be darned if there was anything left of that class. I went 
up to College not long since to try and get some information, but nobody 
knew anything about us, or if they did, they could not recall a circumstance of 
our brief career. One man did remember of seeing a shooting-star one night 
along the latter part of the month of March, and although he knew that somebody 
must have shuffled off this mortal coil, he noticed no particular change in the life 
of the community except that a few less farmers than usual appeared in Chapel 
the next morning. In short, I am convinced that we didn't cut much ice up there, 

To be serious, we were not half a class anyway. We were sandwiched in be- 
tween the freshest gang I ever saw, and a pack of howling fiends, who gave us 
no peace whatever. This last gang seemed to have no respect for age or beauty. 
Everybody ran when they saw us ; whether this had anything to do with the sour- 
ing of milk at the barn I can not tell. Our Major was bombarded at the fort on 
the hill, and made to inglorionsly retreat as fast as his short legs could carry him. 

Inside the ring our life was not free from drudgery and care. Though we 
loved "The Boss," at the same time we would often get a little exasperated at 
him. He would have us do his every bidding, or else he would so storm and fume 
as to give us no peace. We often wanted to swear at him in our own homely 
mother tongue, but as this wouldn't sound well, we got Dutchy to swear in Ger- 
man till we got cooled off, and then we would pass the hat, that Dutchy might be 

However, there were some fine fellows in that class, many of whom I love ; 
but as a class we were a total failure. This is sometimes true, Mr. Editor, that a 
class of first-rate fellows is a last-rate class. 

Now, there was Buckley, a fine fellow, who carried off the prize, and he who 
always appeared as though his last friend had left him. And Dutchy, too, poor 
Dutchy ! he didn't stay long. Bill Nye said he went off on the road with Adams, 
but this may not be true. Then there were Blair, and Goodfield, and Nourse, 
and the stalwart Major, and Kriconian, too, who came and went, and was heard 
of no more. 

Then there was that student gang, led by "The Boss," with Sam, he of the 
resonant voice, and that goody-goody fellow, Church by name, and Lewis, who 
vied with Sam, in the key of G, and another dark chap, who came around when 
we lighted up at Knight, a smart but eccentric fellow. He would never say any- 
thing unless you happened to stumble up against him, when he would let out 
some inarticulate growl. 

Oh, we were a motley set ! We lived ; and that we died I am glad to have a 
chance to put on record in your immortal book. 

With grateful heart, I remain 

Yours truly, 

Confoundicus Salubricus Rusticibus. 

The Sentiment of J. H. Todd. 

Just one smile for me, Venus, 
Just one sweet smile for me. 

I'm your servant, lovely Venus, 
Most humble unto thee. 

I once was skeptic, Venus, 

A doubter of your charms ; 
But now one smile, my Venus, 

I come with open arms. 

I once did scoff at thoughts of love ; 

The fire was burning low. 
But now one dart from Cupid's hand 

Has set it all aglow. 

So just one smile, my Venus, 
Just one sweet smile for me, 

I'll be true as steel, my Venus, 
Forever unto thee. 


New Year Resolutions. 

Prexy: " I'll cut no more." 

Sammy: "This year I really must do something." 

Tabby: " I'm going to make a few repairs in the laboratory." 

Babby: " Gentlemen! Gentlemen! I want to take a little time to make 
this announcement to the fellows, because you know in the past it has been 
customary for some gentlemen to consider this department as something more 
or less of a big joke; and as I said before, as this seems a fitting time, I have, 
therefore, resolved to stop." 

Billy: "In my lectures this coming year I'll go a little more into 

Freddy: "I'll practice farming." 

Smith: " I will join the benedicts." 

Doc. Stone: "I'll throw my stub away and light a new cigar." 

Doc. Fernald: " I'll join the football-team." 

Daddy: " I'll be in my office at office hours." 

Osty: "I'll run the schedule to suit myself." 

Cooke sent his track-suit to the tailor with the following instructions: 

I want my stripes, I want 'era, 

I want 'em everywhere: 
I want 'em on my trousers, 

I want 'em in my hair, 
I want 'em on my joekies, 

My shirt and all of that, 
And you can put in two or three 

To tie around my hat. 

The Rutland Girl to P n. 

" Just a bit of hair misplaced," 
Was all the maiden said. 

" Just an eyebrow out of joint,'' 
And then she cut him dead. 


The Vacant Chair. 

To a Room-Mate. 

The fire sheds its ruddy glow 
Within ; without the sleet and snow 
Are falling fast, and darkness steals 
Throughout the room ; the light reveals 
No face I love, the lurid glare 
Illumines but an empty chair. 

Ah ! many years have come and gone 
Since last we met; and now alone 
I gaze on quaint, forgotten rhymes 
Upon the walls; what happy times 
We had in this old cozy room, 
In this same dreamy twilight gloom ! 

Dear friend, I trust 'tis not in vain 

To hope that we shall meet again ; 

That once again the stories old, 

Which round this ruddy hearth were told, 

Rehearsed shall be some future year 

When you and I are sitting here. 

A Naughty Little Sketch. 

Four years before the time should come 
When they should leave this spot, 

There came upon the College grounds 
The class of Naughty-Naught. 

Indeed they were a naughty set ; 

The racket they would make 
Would wake the dead, and, more than that, 

Would keep them all awake. 

A year and more went b)', and then 

The trouble just begun, 
Was finished by another class, 

And that a Naughty-One. 

The record that they made remains, 
They're quite well known to all — 

Those dim and faded characters 
That decorate the Hall. 

And though no higher up they went, 

Or labor sought to shirk, 
The class of Naughty-One excelled 

By more artistic work. 

Another year went by. Ah me ! 

It is too sad, but true ; 
Another class was stranded here, 

And that was Naughty-Two. 

But how like kids they went to roost 

When Naughty-One was out ; 
They disappeared like hunted rats 

At our least little shout. 

'Twas then we had a needed rest, 

Nor could they us deceive ; 
The Freshmen never ventured out 

Except by special leave. 

When we the Junior class became, 

The class so glad and free ; 
Our streaming banner then was held 

Aloft by Naughty-Three. 



As this the thirty-first volume of die "Index" is about to be placed before 
the public, the editors are brought to consider the work they have accomplished. 
Whatever may be the opinion of our fellow students, whatever may be the criti- 
cism of the alumni, we, the editors of this book, know that we have accomplished 

We are of the opinion that hard work and honor go hand in hand throughout 
this wide, wide world. We wish to suggest to our many critics that they con- 
sider the following points before expressing their opinions : 

First : We have certain ideas of what a college annual should be. 

Second : We had to build our book to suit our means. 

Third : W r e did not have unlimited spare time. 

True, we had just one year, but like all the other "Index" Boards, we have 
done our work in the month before the book was sent to press. Many of the sta- 
tistics could not be obtained until the last minute ; the literary work is more 
nearly abreast of the times than if it had been written up earlier in the year. 

We do not regret the hard work, for we have gained much in experience ; 
but we lay down our pens with glad hearts, feeling that we have done our duty to 
our Class and to our College. 

The Fraternity Conference. 

For the past few years the Fraternities of the Massachusetts Agricultural 
College have indulged in a great deal of rival and hostile feeling towards each 
other. It was thought that this feeling of hostility would die out in time, but as 
the years went on and each fall term brought its influx of Freshmen, the old spirit 
sprang up with renewed energy. The different Fraternities needed new mem- 
bers, and they made a point of obtaining these members as soon as they possi- 
bly could. If a man could be pledged before he even reached the College, so much 
the better. But this scramble after Freshmen by the Fraternities had an exceed- 
ingly bad effect on the tone of the College. The Fraternities, as has been men- 
tioned, were inducing the Freshmen to join them. A Senior or a Junior did 
not seem to think that he was lowering his dignity by helping a stranger and 
a Freshman in a manner in which he would not deign to do for even his own 

Freshmen are sometimes not as green as they are made out to be; they 
even have a certain amount of common sense. The object of these Fraternity- 
men is often very evident to them, and they lose their respect for upper-class 
men. In this way the Freshman begins to think that he is a very 
important personage at college. Why shouldn't he ? Hobnobbing with 
Seniors — suppers from Juniors — he does as he pleases, in fact. He is all- 
powerful with everybody except the Sophomore, and the Sophomore may 
possibly be induced to stay his hand when raised against a prospective 
Fraternity member. 

This unfortunate state of affairs was realized, not only by the students 
and alumni, but by the Faculty as well. With a view to obliterating these 
evils from the career of the Freshman, the Fraternity Conference was 
organized. Each Fraternity was represented by a graduate and two under- 
graduates. Rules were drawn up and approved of by the several Fraternities. 
By these rules the Freshmen are not to be pledged until the first day of the 
winter term. This is very important. It enables the upper-class men to 
preserve their dignity as befitting their rank. Little notice is taken of the 
Freshmen except by the Sophomores, and the former are thus allowed to 
maintain their equilibrium. Further the Freshman perceives that the Frater- 
nities are not troubling themselves about him, and he begins to find out that 
this College is run by the Faculty and not by the Freshman class, as has 
sometimes been the case in former years; and if he is not on his best behavior 
he may not be admitted into a Fraternity at all. Undoubtedly the first term 
of the Freshman year has a vast influence on a college-man's life, both in the 
years spent at college and in those remaining after he has passed from the 
protection of those walls of learning. A good start is everything, and unless 
he gets it as a Freshman, it is doubtful if he ever will. 

Not only has the Fraternity Conference the supervision of the pledging of 
Freshmen, but it is also expected to exert an influence on the social welfare of 
the College. The work of the conference is of a delicate nature, but there is 
no doubt that it is now filling in a gap that has been widening for years. 

Compulsory Sunday Chapel. 

The action of the Faculty in establishing voluntary chapel on Sundays, is 
a forward step in this College towards broader and more liberal ideas on the 
subject of religion. Compulsory chapel is a relic of mediaeval times, and has 
held a firm grip on colleges and schools for many centuries. The most 
peculiar part of compulsory religion is that colleges— the sources of learning — 
were not the first to agitate its abolition. A college of the modern type is 
supposed, at least, to be an institution for the distribution of truth and under- 

standing. How can a man understand religion if it is forced upon him ? 
Compulsory chapel is a decidedly narrow view of religion. Mankind requires 
a religion — a belief — to occupy the mind, but it is a thing that will not bear 
forcing. Man is not to be bullied into it. He is an obstinate creature in this 
respect, especially in this enlightened age, and he may be compelled to submit 
to the form of religious worship, but the real object of his forced attendance 
at church is defeated. 

Last spring it became very evident to the Faculty that College Chapel on 
Sunday was not in popular favor. A beautiful, balmy Sabbath morning in 
the spring of the year is not exactly the best time to listen to a learned and 
lengthy discussion of the Gospel. In fact this opinion was held by about 95 
per cent, of the whole body of students. The Faculty realized this, and it 
woke up one Sunday — after an extra long sermon by a noted divine — with the 
idea that it must do something. That something took shape in a flood of 
letters bearing this inscription: "Having incurred unexcused absences from 
Sunday Chapel cannot incur others this term." 

Who could refuse such a polite and feeling reminder, and so kindly 
meant ? Yet some did. Some were so obstinate as to say they would not be 
compelled to attend religious services, it being against their principle, and so 
unfeeling as to insinuate that the Faculty was a pack of hypocrites and narrow- 
minded bigotists. It was unanimously decided by the learned body that 
something must be done with these delinquents. It was a direct insult to 
their station to have their intelligence doubted. It was therefore determined 
after many secret sessions that the dignity of the Faculty required that these 
scoffers should be actually expelled from the College. Think of that! Ex- 
pelled from a college for refusing to be compelled to attend religious worship. 
Expulsion is a very serious thing and should be practiced only in the most 
extreme cases. Was this an extreme case ? If one of these men was asked 
why he had left the Massachusetts Agricultural College before finishing his 
course and the whole facts of the case made public, would it raise our Faculty 
in the opinion of the free-thinking world ? 

But this, fortunately, did not take place. The members of the Faculty, 
realizing that the world is progressing, and that modern civilization demands 
that all men be allowed free expression of their beliefs, receded from their 
previous position and revoked their sentence. 

We admire a man who, finding himself in the wrong, acknowledges it, 
but how much more do we admire the man who not only shows to the world 
his mistake, but endeavors to remedy that mistake to the best of his power. 
By this action of the abolition of compulsory chapel on Sundays, the members 
of the Faculty have proved to us that they are worthy of our highest esteem 
and respect, and that their views are broad and liberal, and based on the 
principle of freedom, and that they are devoted to the welfare of the College. 


The past year in athletics at the Massachusetts Agricultural College may 
be considered to be only partly successful. The introduction of basket-ball 
as a college sport and the success of the reorganized track-team, did not much 
more than compensate for the disbandment of the baseball-team. 

Basket-ball — introduced by the Class of 1901 — made an ineffectual effort 
to assert itself in the winter of '98, but last winter the game received the 
proper support due to it, and many interesting contests took place in the 
Drill Hall. But there — the only place available — the lack of heat greatly 
cooled the ardor of the players. If the College authorities have no more 
interest in the athletics of this College and the health of the students than to 
have the place heated, they should have turned the key altogether, rather than 
allow such risks to be run by men exercising in a temperature anywhere from 
five to ten degrees below freezing. Exercise during the winter months is an 
absolute necessity if college-men are to be kept in good health. There is very 
little to choose between catching all kinds of ills from perspiring in an ice-cold 
hall, or by breaking one's health from inaction. 

The baseball-team had many troubles. The inability of the managers to 
secure games was instanced as an excuse by the men for not training to play 
out what few games were scheduled. Dissatisfaction arose, and it was decided 
to disband the team. 

In track-athletics M. A. C. came to the front with a rush. This branch 
of athletics had been dropped for a year, for no very good reason, and some 
difficulty was experienced in starting it again. However, owing to the per- 
severance of one of our athletic professors, a meet was arranged with Williston 
Seminary, and won by M. A. C. with an overwhelming score. The result of 
this meet has demonstrated to our students and alumni that track-athletics 
in this College should be developed to their fullest extent. To do this prop- 
erly the men should begin preparatory training in the Drill Hall during the 
winter. But we need heat; it is absolutely necessary. Up-to-date ideas 
demand that the College authorities sacrifice some of their pet schemes for 
spending, and, instead, supply a common need of the whole body of students. 
What does the brain accomplish without a healthy body to support it? A 
healthy body is benefited by exercise, but exercise is not beneficial under the 
conditions stated above. Another thing needed, although not so important, 
is light. This matter could be very easily remedied, and it has been a matter 
of comment why it has not been done. A removable soft-wood running-track 
with raised corners and some gymnasium apparatus could also be supplied at 
small cost. 

With these acquisitions it would be possible to hold indoor athletic 
meets throughout the winter. The sprinters would become quick at starting, 

the middle and long distance runners would gain endurance, the shot-putters 
could practice form, while the jumpers and hurdlers could make themselves 
proficient in their events, which proficiency comes only with long-continued 
practice. It is doubtful if there is in this country a college claiming to give a 
man a general education that has a more disreputably fitted up gymnasium than 
this — the State College of Massachusetts. 

Coming down to the fine point, the athletic teams of the Massachusetts 
Agricultural College do wonderfully well considering the size and athletic 
facilities of the College. We are greatly handicapped by the lack of an ath- 
letic field, by funds, and by a dormant alumni, yet we frequently put into the 
field teams equal in strength to those of other colleges many times our numeri- 
cal superior. 

The Foot-Ball Season. 

The subject of athletics would be incomplete if we were to omit special 
mention of the meritorious work of the football-team this fall. Unquestion- 
ably the team put into the field this year has been the most successful in the- 
history of the College. Its success is due to the excellent schedule provided 
by the manager, and to the perfect harmony existing among the players. The 
lack of fraternity feeling was very noticeable, and was probably due to the 
influence of the Fraternity Conference organized last spring. Another thing 
that aided greatly to the improvement of the team was the conscientious work 
of the "scrub." The 'varsity receives all the praise of a successful season, 
but it should not be forgotten that it is the " scrub" that makes the 'varsity 
what it is. The "Index" wishes to compliment the "scrub" on its persevering 
work this fall. 

In a total of ten games we were victorious in seven. Our crowning- 
victory was the defeat of Amherst College, 6-0. We are proud of this result, 
because we realize that in winning from a college so well known in athletics 
as Amherst, we bring ourselves a step more prominently before the collegiate 
world. The game at Pratt field was played in a drizzling rain, and in an 
ocean of mud. The only score was made by Captain Halligan going through 
a hole opened by Cooke, dodging the opposing half-back and making a touch- 
down, Barry kicking a goal. The game was remarkably free from any signs 
of ungentlemanly conduct, and was foot-ball from kick-off to time called. 

Perhaps the most pleasing outcome of the foot-ball season was the defeat 
of Williston, 17-0. " Williston luck" received more or less of a setback from 
the track-team last spring, and the foot-ball men considered it of the utmost 
necessity that the good work be continued. 

The College showed that it appreciated the efforts of its representatives 
on the gridiron by voting to present each man with a sweater. 

New Rules. 

Hitherto the rules regarding the qualifications necessary for wearing the 
M. A. C. had been solely unwritten laws. This was not considered sufficient, 
and the Athletic Board advisedly introduced several new rules, the substance 
of the more important being as follows: That the initial letter of the College 
be M. instead of M. A. C. as formerly. The reason for this was because M. 
A. C. is often taken by outsiders to stand for an athletic club, while a single 
letter is generally associated with some college. M. stands for Massachusetts, 
the state which we represent, and in this we would be following the example 
set by all the other agricultural and state colleges. M. also is much neater in 
appearance than M. A. C, and being one letter contains more force than 
would three. It is to be hoped that the College will adopt a new yell for 
Massacliusetts, and give to agriculture in connection with our athletics a less 
prominent place. Is there any sense in introducing into our yells one of our 
subjects of study and entirely neglecting the State that supports and owns the 
College ? Massachusetts is far more dignified and appropriate. 

As to those qualified to wear the M. : In base-ball and foot-ball — all mem- 
bers of the teams who have played in at least three games of the regular 
schedule. In track-athletics — all members of the track-team who win at 
least three points in a dual meet, and one point in a meet where more than 
two colleges are involved. Also the managers and captains, by virtue of their 
office, may wear the M. The official sweater is to be of a dark maroon color 
with a white M. The caps are to be of the same color with a white M., and 
some attachment to designate the different teams. These and many other 
rules recently adopted by the Athletic Board, will, we hope, put athletics in 
this College on a firm basis. 

" Esprit de Corps." 

If we consider for a moment some great idea animating a body of people, 
an idea which brings to the surface those qualities which work for one com- 
mon end, the uplifting, the ennobling, the best interests of a community, then 
we begin to get some conception of the French phrase, "esprit de corps." 

Incidents are daily occurring the world over which bring forcibly to mind 
the value of "esprit dc corps." Consider New York's welcome to Admiral 

Dewey; it is an excellent example of "esprit de corps." It was grand, and it 
was inspiring. It is an unwritten law among the people of England that 
when danger threatens the country, all governmental opposition is at an end, 
all political differences lie dormant, and the entire effort of the people is 
toward the support of the government. This is the "esprit de corps" of a 
nation that forms the bulwark of the gigantic British Empire. 

What is it that "esprit de corps" cannot accomplish? What college has 
not prospered under its influence? It should dominate every body of amalga- 
mated students. But how often the contrary is the case! How often 
individual jealousies, petty quarrels, indifference, and careless lack of interest 
combine to utterly defeat a brilliant success. " Esprit de corps" arises from 
pride, and its ultimate end is success. 

The honor and glory of an alma mater are perpetuated chiefly through her 
traditions. But traditions, as a rule, fail to transmit much beyond the success 
of popular heroes, and it is from "hero worship" that we get the very highest 
"esprit de corps." Turn over the pages of history; are not the names of 
Alexander, Julius Cassar, Napoleon, Nelson, Wellington, Sheridan and Grant, 
and latest 'of all Dewey,— are not all these men the heroes who make tradition? 
Are they not the men who constitute the very essence of "esprit de corps"? 

For years the college-world was full of the traditional Yale luck, and this 
tradition of victory was so strong among the wearers of the blue that their 
teams played with a spirit born of constant success and encouragement. This 
was because Yale could count among her alumni men who had made history. 
At our own College we cannot recall any of our graduates who ever 
became very famous. Our College is young yet ; we have no traditions, we 
have no heroes to worship among our alumni. Founded as firm as the state, 
protected by the Commonwealth, and supported by the nation, the "irony of 
fate" has kept her almost unnoticed. Is it strange, then, that the "esprit de 
corps" is not of the highest order? 

Nothing can be accomplished without unity. "United we stand, divided 
we fall," is as true as a mathematical formula. And the union we need is a 
union of the whole College for the one common end — the sole benefit of the 
whole College. We censure the alumni for not combining heartily with the 
student body in their struggle for success. We complain of their lack of 
public interest. The College paper and the "Index" miss their financial support. 
The athletic teams lack their encouragement, and the college-roll of members, 
from year to year, grows no larger for their assistance. Their policy has been 
when a man is down to kick him, when he's up to pat him on the back. 

We do not mean to dictate the duty of an alumnus, nor can we point out 
to the students the path to success. Any man is free to do as his conscience 
dictates. But we feel assured that the first advances on the part of the 
alumni would mean the beginning of success for M. A. C. 


Massachusetts Agricultural College. 


Founded December 9, 1885. Incorporated Nov. l\, J 890. 

Officers for 1899. 


Charles L. Flint, '8i. 


Walter S. Leland, '73. 


Howard N. Legate, '91. 

State House, Boston, Mass. 

Board of Directors. 

Dr. John C. Cutter, '72. Joseph B. Lindsey, Ph. D., 'S3. 

Robert S. Jones, '95. 


Honorary Members. 

His Excellency Governor Roger Wolcott. Ex-Governor John Q. A. Brackett. 

Hon. Frank A. Hill. 
Secretary State Board of Education. 

Hon. Wm. R. Sessions. 
Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture. 

Henry H. Goodell, A. M., LL. D. 
President Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College Club 

of New York. 

Founded December JO, 

Incorporated May 21, 1890. 

Frederick W. Morris, '72. 



Herbert Myrick, '82. 


Louis E. Goessmann, '94. 

Secretary and Treasurer. 

Alvan L. Fowler, '80. 


Sandford D. Foot, '78. 

Alfred A. Hevia, 


John A. Cutter, '82. 

Western Alumni Association 



L. A. Nichols, '71. 


W. E. Stone, '82. 

Secretary and Treasurer. 

A. B. Smith, '95. 


L. A. Nichols, '71. 
W. H. Greene, '71. 
W. C. Whitney, '72. 
F. W. Wood, '73. 
W. S. Potter, '76. 
S. B. Green, '79. 
W. F. Carr, '81. 
A. W. Spaulding, '8i 
E. S. Chandler, '82. 
C. S. Plumb, '82. 

A. F. Shiverick, '8: 
W. E. Stone, '82. 
L. R. Taft. '82. 
J. E. Wilder, '82. 
J. L. Windsor, '82. 
J. S. West, '90. 
J. L. Field, '92. 
L. W. Smith, '93. 
G. A. Billings, '95. 
A. B. Smith, '95. 

H. C. Bukrington, '96. 

Alumni Association 


Officers for 1898-99. 


J. H. Washburne, '7S. 


C. E. Beach, '82. Dr. E. W. Allen. W. H. Caldwell, '87. 


Dr. J. B. Paige, '82. 

Dr. C. Wellington, '73. 


E. R. Flint, '87. 


Executive Committee. 

J. B. Paige, '82. C. L. Flint, 'Si. 

C. E. Beach, '82. C. Wellington, '73. 

J. B. Lindsey, '83. W. H. Caldwell, '87. 

E. R. Flint, '87. A. A. Brigham, '78. 

C. O. Flagg, '72. A. C. Curtis, '94. 



Allen, Gideon H. , D. G. K., Bookkeeper and Journalist, 397 Union Street, New Bedford, Mass. 
Bassett, Andrew L., Q. T. V., Pier 36, East River, New York City, Transfer Agent Central 

Vermont R. R. Co. 
Birnie, William P., D. G. K., Springfield, Mass., Paper and Envelope Manufacturer. 
Bowker, William H. , D. G. K., 43 Chatham Street, Boston, Mass., President Bowker 

Fertilizer Co. 
Caswell, Lilley B. , Athol, Mass., Civil Engineer. 
Cowles, Homer L. , Amherst, Mass., Farmer. 
Ellsworth, Emory A., Q. T. V., Crescent Building, 7 Main Street, Holyoke, Mass., Architect 

and Civil Engineer. 
Fisher, Jabez F. , D. G. K., Fitchburg, Mass., Bookkeeper Parkhill Manufacturing Co. 
Fuller, George E., address unknown. 

* Hawley, Frank W., died October 28, 1S83, at Belchertown, Mass. 

* Herrick, Frederick St. C, D. G. K., died Jan. 19, 1884, at Lawrence, Mass. 
Leonard, George, LL.B., D. G. K., Springfield, Mass., Clerk of Court. 

Lyman, Robert W. , LL.B., O. T. V., Linden Street, Northampton, Mass., Registrar of 

* Morse, James H., died June 21, 1S83, at Salem, Mass. 

Nichols, Lewis A., D. G. K. , Agent for Power Plants, Real Estate, etc., Constructing Engi- 
neer, 153S Monadnock Building, Chicago, 111. 

Norcross, Arthur D., D. G. K., Monson, Mass. , Merchant and Singer. 

Page, Joel B. , D. G. K., Conway, Mass., Farmer. 

Richmond, Samuel H. , Editor of Biscayne Bay, Dealer in General Merchandise, Surveyor 
and Draughtsman on the Perrine Grant at Cutler, Dade Co., Fla. 

Russell, William D., D. G. K., Auditor International Paper Co., New York City. 

Smead, Edwin B., Q. T. V., 394 Park Street, Hartford, Conn., Principal Watkinson's Farm 

Sparrow, Lewis A., 74 Elmira Street, Brighton, Mass., Superintendent Bowker Fertilizer 

Strickland, George P., D. G. K., Livingstone, Mont., Machinist on N. P. R. R. 

Thompson, Edgar E., 37 Wellington Street, Worcester, Mass., Teacher. 

•Tucker, George H., died on Oct. 1st, 1899, at Spring Creek, Penn. 

Ware, Wii.lard C. , 225 Middle Street, Portland, Me., Manager Boston & Portland Cloth- 
ing Co. 

Wheeler, William, D. G. K., 14 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass., Civil Engineer. 

Whitney, Frank Le P., D. G. K. , 435 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., Boot and Shoe 

Woolson, George C, Lock Drawer E, Passaic, N. J., Grower and Dealer in Nursery Stock. 


Bell, Burleigh C, D. G. K., 1120 Harrison Street, San Francisco, Cal., Druggist. 
Brett, William F., D. G. K. , Danbury, Conn., Merchant. 

Clark, John W., O. T. V., North Hadley, Mass., Farmer. 

Cowles, Frank C, ii Foster Street, Worcester, Mass., Civil Engineer and Draughtsman, 
with Cutting, Bardwell & Co. 

Cutter, John C, M.D., D. G. K, 7 Gates Street, Worcester, Mass., Dermatologist. 

*Dyer, Edward N. , died March 17, 1S91, at Holliston, Mass. 

Easterbrook, Isaac H., P. O. address, Box 491, Webster, Mass., Farmer in Dudley, Mass. 

Fiske, Edward R., Q. T. V., 217 West Chelton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., in the firm of Fol- 
well Bros. & Co., Manufacturers. 

Flagg, Charles O., Kingston, R. I. 

Grover, Richard B., 67 Ashland Street, Station S, Boston, Mass., Clergyman. 

Holmes, Lemuel Le B., O. T. V., 38 North Water Street, New Bedford, Mass., District 

Howe, Edward G., Principal Preparatory School, University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. 

Kimball, Francis E., Worcester, Mass., Bookkeeper, E. T. Smith & Co., Wholesale Grocers. 

Livermore, Russell W., LL.B. , Q. T. V., Pates, Roberson Co., N. C. , Merchant and Manu- 
facturer of Naval Stores. 

Mackie, George, M.D., D. V. S,, Q. T. V., Attleboro, Mass., Physician. 

Maynard, Samuel T., Amherst, Mass., Professor of Botany and Horticulture, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College. 

Morey, Herbert E., 31 Exchange Street, Boston, Mass., Numismatist and Philatelist. 

Peabody, William R., O. T. V., Equitable Building, St. Louis, Mo., A. G. F. A., Mo. Pac. 
R. R. 

* Salisbury, Frank B. , D. G. K., died '95, in Mashonaland, Africa. 
Shaw, Elliot D. , 46 Dwight Street, Holyoke, Mass. , Florist. 
Snow, George H., Leominster, Mass., Farmer. 

* Somers, Frederick M., Q. T. V., died Feb. 2, 1894, at Southampton, Eng. 

Thompson, Samuel C, ■!>. 2. K., M. Amer. Soc. C. E., 950 East 166th Street, New York City, 

Civil Engineer, Paving and Grading Department. 
Wells, Henry, Q. T. V., 1410 G Street, N. W., Washington, D. C, Real Estate. 
Whitney, William C, Q. T. V., Minneapolis, Minn., Architect. 


Eldred, Frederick C. , Sandwich, Mass., Cranberry and Poultry Raiser. 

Leland, Walter S., D. G. K., Concord Junction, Mass., Teacher in Massachusetts 

* Lyman, Asahel H., D. G. K. , died of pneumonia at Manistee, Mich., Jan. 16, 1896. 
Mills, George W., M.D., 24 Salem Street, Medford, Mass., Physician. 

Minor, John B., O. T. V., 127 Arch Street, New Britain, Conn., Minor & Corbin, Manufac- 
turers of Paper Boxes. 
Penhallow, David P., Q. T. V. , Montreal, Canada, Professor of Botany and Vegetable 

Physiology, McGill University. 
Renshaw, James B , B. D., Box 1935, Spokane, Washington, Farmer. 
Simpson, Henry B., Q. T. V., 2S09 N Street N. W., Washington, D. C, Coal Merchant. 
Wakefield, Albert T., B.A. , M.D., Sheffield, Mass., Physician. 
Warner, Seth S., D. G. K., Northampton, Mass., Dealer in Agricultural Implements and 

Webb, James H., LL.B., D. G. K., corner Church and Crown Streets, New Haven, Conn., 

Ailing & Webb, Attorney and Counselor-at-Law, also Instructor of Law, Yale 

Wellington, Charles, Ph.D., D. G. K., Amherst, Mass., Associate Professor of Chemistry at 

Massachusetts Agricultural College. 
Wood, Frank W. , Chicago, 111., rSS Forty-first Street, Civil Engineer. 


Benedict, John M., M.D., D. G. K., 18 Main Street, Waterbury, Conn., Physician and 

Blanchard, William H., Westminster, Vt., Teacher. 
Chandler, Edward P., D. G. K. , Maiden, Fergus Co., Mont., Wool-Grower. 

* Curtis, Wolfred F. , died November 8, 1878, at Westminster, Mass. 

♦Dickinson, Asa W., D. G. K., i Exchange Place, Jersey City, N. J,, Dickinson, Thompson 

& McMaster, Lawyer. 
Hitchcock, Daniel G. , Warren, Mass., Editor and Proprietor Warren Herald. 
Hobbs, John A., Salt Lake City, Utah, Proprietor Rocky Mountain Dairy, 13 East Third 

South Street. 
Libby, Edgar H., Lewiston, Idaho, President Lewiston Water & Power Co. 

* Lyman, Henry, died Jan. 19, 1S79, at Middlefield, Conn. 

Montague, Arthur H., Granby, Mass., Post Office South Hadley, Mass., Farmer. 
Phelps, Henry L., Traveling Salesman, West Springfield, Mass. 

Smith, Frank S. , D. G. K., Tobacco-Dealer, 119S East Madison Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. 
Woodman, Edward E., Danvers, Mass., E. & C. Woodman, Florists' and Garden Supplies. 
Zeller, Harrie McK. , 145 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, Md., Canvasser for Pub- 
lishing House. 


Barrett, Joseph F., <S>. 2. K., 29 Beaver Street, New York City, Traveling Salesman. 

Barri, John A., 294 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, Conn., Barri & Kirkham, Berkshire 
Mills, Coal, Hay, Grain and Fertilizers. 

Bragg, Everett B., Q. T. V., Cleveland, Ohio, Chemist for the Grasselli Chemical Co. 

Brooks, William P., Ph.D., $. X. K., Amherst, Mass. , Professor of Agriculture, Massachu- 
setts Agricultural College. 

Bunker, Madison, D. V. S., Newton, Mass., Veterinary Surgeon. 

Callender, Thomas R., D. G. K., Northfield, Mass., Farmer. 

Campbell, Frederick G., <f>. 2. K., Westminster, Vt., Farmer and Merino Sheep Raiser. 

Carruth, Herbert S., D.G.K., St. Michael's, Md., Business. 

* Clark, Zenos Y., *. 2. K., died June 4, 1S89, at Amherst, Mass. 

* Clay, Jabez W., *. 2 K., died Oct. 1, 1SS0, at New York City. 

Dodge, George R., Q. T. V., Hamilton, Mass., P. O. address iS Wenham Depot, Farmer. 

Hague, Henry, 4>. 2. K.. 527 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Mass., Clergyman. 

Harwood, Peter M., <S>. 2. K., Barre, Mass., Proprietor Hotel Barre. 

Knapp, Walter H., Newtonville, Mass., Florist. 

Lee, Lauren K., 311 South Franklin Street, St. Paul, Minn., employ of St. Paul Fire & 
Marine Insurance Company. 

Miles, George M., Miles City, Mont, Merchant and Stock-Raiser. 

Otis, Harry P., D. G. K., Florence, Mass., Superintendent Northampton Emery Wheel Co., 
Leeds, Mass. 

Rice, Frank H., Sixth and Berry Streets, with Harris Provision & Packing Co., San Fran- 
cisco, Cal., residence 609 East 15th Street, Oakland, Cal. 

Southwick, Andre A., <f>. 2. K., Taunton, Mass., Superintendent of the farm of Taunton State 
Lunatic Hospital. 

Winchester, John F., D. V. S., Q. T. V., 392 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, Mass., Vet- 


Bagley, David A. Address unknown. 

Bellamy, John, D. G. K., Bookkeeper for H. H. Hunt, Builder and Contractor, Webster 

Street, West Newton, Mass. 
Chickering, Darius O., Enfield, Mass., Farmer. 
Deuel, Charles F., O. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Druggist. 

Guild, George W. M., Q. T. V., Employ Robinson & Fox, 44 Broad Street, Boston, Mass. 
Hawley, Joseph M., D. G. K. , address unknown. 
Kendall, Hiram, D. G. K. , Banker and Broker, Weeden, Kendall & Co., Market Square, 

Providence, R. I. 
Ladd, Thomas H., care of William Dadmun, Watertown, Mass. 

McConnell, Charles W., D. D, S., D. G. K„ 170 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., Dentist. 
MacLeod, William A., B.A., LL.B., D. G. K., Tremont Building, Boston, Mass., MacLeod, 

Calver & Randall, Lawyer. 


Mann, George H., Sharon, Mass., Superintendent Cotton Duck Mills. 

Martin, William E., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Secretary of the Sioux Falls Candy Co. 

Parker, George A. , *. 2 K., Superintendent Keney Park, Hartford, Conn. 

Parker, George L., 807 Washington Street, Dorchester, Mass., Florist. 

Phelps, Charles H., 32 Broadway, New York City. 

Porter, William H. , *. 2. K., Silver Hill, Agawam, Mass., Farmer. 

Potter, William S., D. G. K. , La Fayette, Ind., Rice & Potter, Lawyer. 

Root, Joseph E., M.D., F. S. Sc, $. 2. K., 49 Pearl Street, Hartford, Conn., Physician and 

Sears, John M., Ashfield, Mass., Farmer. 
Smith, Thomas E., D. G. K., West Chesterfield, Mass., Hoop Manufacturer, H. B. Smith & 

Taft, Cyrus A., Whitinsville, Mass., Agent for Whitinsville Machine Works. 

* Urner, George P., D. G. K., died April, 1897, at Wisley, Mont., from effusion of blood on 

Wetmore, Howard G., M.D., 57 Tenth Street, New York City, Physician. 
♦Williams, John E. , died Jan. 18, 1890, at Amherst, Mass. 


Benson, David H., Q. T. V., North Weymouth, Mass., Chemist, with Bradley Fertilizer Co. 

Brewer, Charles, Holyoke, Mass., Farmer. 

Clark, Atherton, D. G. K., 19 Baldwin Street, Newton, Mass., in the firm of R. H. Stearns 

& Co., Boston. 
Hibbard, Joseph R. , Stoughton, Wis., Farmer. 
Howe, Waldo V., Q. T. V., 28 Broad Street, Newburyport, Mass., Superintendent, Anna 

Jaques Hospital. 
Nye, George E., D. G. K., care of Swift & Co., U. S. Stock Yards, Chicago, 111., Bookkeeper. 

* Parker, Henry F., LL. B. , died December 21, 1897, at Brooklyn, N. Y. ; result of fall from 

bicycle, probably due to being run over by carriage. 
Porto, Raymundo M. Da S., *. 2. K. , Para, Brazil, Teacher. 

* Southmayd, John E. , *. 2 K., died December 11, 1878, at Minneapolis, Minn. 
Wyman, Joseph, 52 to 70 Blackstone Street, Boston, Mass., Clerk. 

Mills, James K. , D. G. K., Plymouth, Mass., Photographer. 


Baker, David E., M.D., $. 2. K. , 227 Walnut Street, Newtonville, Mass., Physician. 

Boutwell, Willie L. , Leverett, Mass., Farmer. 

Brigham, Arthur A., Ph.D., #. 2. K., Professor of Agriculture, R. I. College of Agriculture 

and Mechanic Arts, Kingston, R. I. 
Choate, Edward C, Q. T. V., Readville, Mass., Manager Neponset Farms. 
Coburn, Charles F., O. T. V., 272 Walker Street, Lowell, Mass., City Treasurer. 


Foot, Sandfokd D., Q. T. V., Paterson, N. J., Vice-President and General Manager of Kear- 
ney & Foot Co., File and Rasp Manufacturers. 

Hall, Josiah N., M.D., *. X K., 1517 Stout Street, Denver, Col., Professor of Materia Medica 
and Therapeutics, University of Colorado, Physician. 

Heath, Henry G. K., LL.B., M.A., D. G. K., 54 Wall Street, New York City, Attorney and 

Howe, Charles S. , Ph.D., *. 2. K., 103 Cornell Street, Cleveland, Ohio, Professor of Mathe- 
matics, Case School of Applied Science. 

Hubbard, Henry F., O. T. V., 94 Front Street, New York City, with J. H. Catherwood & Co., 
Tea Importers. 

Hunt, John F., 27 State Street, Boston, Mass., Building Superintendent. 

Lovell, Charles O., Q. T. V., 591 Broadway, New York City, Agent Standard Dry Plate 
Co. , residence, New Rochelle, N. Y. 

Lyman, Charles E., Middlefield, Conn., Farmer. 

Myrick, Lockwood, Hammonton, N. J., Farmer. 

Osgood, Frederick H., M. R. C. V. S., Q. T. V., Professor and Surgeon, Harvard Veterinary 
School, 50 Village Street, Boston, Mass. 

Spofford, Amos L. , $. 2. K., Georgetown Mass. 

Stockbridge, Horace E. , Ph.D., D. G. K. , Lake City, Florida, Professor of Agriculture at 
Florida State College. 

Tuckerman, Frederick, Ph.D., M.D., Q. T. V., Amherst, Mass. 

Washburne, John H., Ph.D., D. G. K., Kingston, R. I., President of the Rhode Island State 
Agricultural College. 

Woodbury, Rufus P., O. T. V, 3612 Campbell Street, Kansas City, Mo., Secretary of Kansas 
City Live Stock Exchange. 


Dickinson, Richard S. , Columbus, Piatt Co., Neb., Farmer. 

Green, Samuel B. , D. G. K. , St. Anthony Park, Minn., Professor of Horticulture at the 
College of Agriculture of the University of Minnesota. 

Rudolph, Charles, LL.B., Q. T. V., Hotel Rexford, Boston, Mass., Lawyer and Real Estate 

Sherman, Walter A., M.D., D. V. S., D. G. K, 182 Central Street, Lowell, Mass., Vet- 

Smith, George P., D. G. K. , Sunderland, Mass., Farmer. 

Swan, Roscoe W., M.D., D. G. K., 41 Pleasant Street, Worcester, Mass., Physician. 

Waldron, Hiram E. B. , Q. T. V. , Hyde Park, Mass., Manager New England Telegraph & 
Telephone Co. 


Fowler, Alvan L., 119 Mercer Street, New York City. Treasurer "The Mercer Co.," Engi- 
neers and Contractors, Steam, Hot Water Heating, etc. 
Gladwin, Frederic E. , <I>. 2. K. , 701 West 7th Street, Chester, Pa. 


Lee, William G. , D. G. K. , Holyoke, Mass., Architect and Civil Engineer. 
McQueen, Charles M.. *. 2. K., address unknown. 
Parker, William C. , LL.B. , *. 2. K., Boston, Mass., Lawyer. 

Ripley, George A., Q. T. V., 36 Grafton Street, Worcester, Mass. In summer in Hotel Busi- 
ness at Rutland, Mass. 
Stone, Almon H., Wareham, Mass. 


Bowman, Charles A., C. S. C. , Division Engineer, Reservoir Department Metropolitan Water 

Board. Address, Clinton, Mass. 
Boynton, Charles E., M.D. , Physician, address unknown. 
Carr, Walter F. , Q. T. V., Chicago, 111., Superintendent of Construction, Electric Railroad 

of West Chicago City R. R. 
Chapin, Henry E., M.S., C. S. C, Athens, Ohio, Professor of Biology at Ohio University. 
Fairfield, Frank H., O. T. V., 107 West Broadway, N. Y. , Chemist, New York Extract Co. 
Flint, Charles L., Q. T. V., 25 Congress Street, Boston, Mass. 
Hashiguchi, Boonzo, D. G. K. , Governor in Formosa, Taihoku, Ken. 

Hills, Joseph L. , D. G. K. , King Street, Burlington, Yt. , Director of the Vermont Agricul- 
tural Experiment Station. 
Howe, Elmer D. , *. 2. K. , Marlboro, Mass. , Farmer. 
Peters, Austin, D. V. S., M. R. C. V. S., Q. T. V., President, Mass. Cattle Commission, 

Commonwealth Building, Boston, Mass. 
Rawson, Edward B. , D. G. K. , 226 East Sixteenth Street, New York City, Principal Friends' 

Smith, Hiram F. M. , M.D., Orange, Mass., Physician. 
Spalding, Abel W. , C. S. C, 2905 Third Avenue, South, Minneapolis, Minn., Architect and 

Taylor, Frederic P., D. G. K. , Athens, McMinn Co., Tennessee, Farmer. 
Warner, Clarence D., D. G. K, Equitable Building, St. Louis, Mo., Employee of Southern 

History Co. 
Whitaker, Arthur, D. G. K. , Needham, Mass., Dairy Farmer. 
♦Wilcox, Henry H., D. G K, died at Hauamaulu, H. I., Jan. 11, 1899. Suicide from 

Young, Charles E. , M.D.. #. 2. K., White Plains, N. Y. , Physician. 


Allen, Francis S., M.D., D. V. S., C. S. C, Soo North Seventeenth Street, Philadelphia, Pa., 

Veterinary Surgeon. 
Aplin, George T. , East Putney, Vt. , Farmer. 
Beach, Charles E., D. G. K., West Hartford, Conn., C. E. Beach Sz Co., Vine Hill and Ridge 

Farms, Farmer. 

Bingham, Eugene P., C. S. C. , Fairview, Orange County, Cal., Farmer. 


Bishop, William H., '!>. 2. K., Newark, Del., Professor of Agriculture at Delaware College. 

Brodt, Henry S. , Q. T. V., Rawlins, Wyo., Firm of J. W. Hugus & Co., General Merchan- 

Chandler, Everett S. , C. S. C. , Mont Clare, 111., Clergyman. 

Cooper, James W., Jr., D. G. K., Plymouth, Mass., Druggist. 

Cutter, John A., M.D., F. S. Sc, *. 2. K., Equitable Building, 120 Broadway, New York City. 

Damon, Samuel C. , C. S. C. , Lancaster, Mass. , Brick Manufacturer. 

* Floyd, Charles W., died Oct. 10, 1883, at Dorchester, Mass. 

Goodale, David, Q. T. V., Butte, Mont., with Colorado Smelting & Mining Co. 

Hillman, Charles D., #. 2. K. , Fresno City, Cal., Nurseryman and Stock-Raiser. 

•Howard, Joseph H., *. 2. K. , died Feb. 13, 1889, at Minnesela, South Dakota. 

Howe, George D., North Hadley, Mass., Farmer. 

Kingman, Morris B. , Amherst, Mass., Florist. 

Kinney, Burton A., *. 2. K., Representing Knowlton & Beach, Paper Bos Machinery, 
Rochester, N. Y. 

May, Frederick G. , *. 2. K. , Real Estate, Dorchester. 

Morse, William A., Q. T. V., 28 State Street, Boston, Mass., Clerk. Residence, 15 Auburn 
Street, Melrose Highlands. 

Myrick, Herbert, 151 Bowdoin Street, Springfield, Mass., Editor-in-Chief of the A7ne7-ica.11 
Agriculturist, New York and New England Homesteads, and Farin and ffo/ne. 

Paige, James B., D. V. S. , Q. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Veterinary Surgeon and Professor of 
Veterinary Science at the Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Perkins, Dana E., 17 Winslow Avenue, Somerville, Mass., Civil Engineer and Surveyor. 

Plumb, Charles S. , Lafayette, Ind., Director of Agricultural Experiment Station, and 
Professor of Animal Industry and Dairying in Purdue University. 

Shiverick, Asa F. , D. G. K., Chicago, 111., Firm of Tobey Furniture Co. 

Stone, Winthrop E., Ph.D., C. S. C, 501 State Street, Lafayette, Ind., Vice-Chancellor 
Purdue University and Professor of Chemistry at Purdue University. 

Taft, Levi R., C. S. C. , Agricultural College, Mich., Professor of Horticulture and Land- 
scape Gardening at Michigan Agricultural College. 

Taylor, Alfred H. , D. G. K. , Plainview, Neb. , Dairy Farmer. 

Thurston, Wilbur H., Gold-Seeker. Klondike. 

Wilder, John E., D. G. K., 212-214 Lake Street, Chicago, 111., Wilder & Co., Wholesale 

Williams, James S., Q. T. V., Naubuc, Conn., Manufacturing. 

Windsor, Joseph L. , 187-189 La Salle Street, Chicago, 111., Insurance and Loans. 


Bagley, Sidney C. , 4>. 2. K. , Residence, 60 Dudley Street, Boston, Mass., Clerk. 
Bishop, Edgar A., C. S. C. , Talladega, Ala., Farm Superintendent, Talladega College. 
Braune, Domingos H., D. G. K. , Parahyba do Sul, Rio Janeiro, Brazil, Director Agricultural 

Experiment Station, District of Rio Janeiro. 
Hevia, Alfred A., *. 2. K., 155 Broadway, New York City, Life Insurance Agent. 


Holman, Samuel M., Jr., Q. T. V.. n Pleasant Street, Attleboro, Mass., Real Estate Agent. 
Lindsey, Joseph B. , Ph.D., C. S. C, Amherst, Mass., Chief of Department of Foods and Feed- 

ing Hatch Experiment Station. 
Itooir, Charles W., C. S. C, r 7 Park Avenue, West Somerville, Mass., Special Inspector, 

Gypsy Moth Department. _ 

Nourse, David O., C. S. C. Blacksburg, Va., Professor of Agriculture at Virginia Agricultural 

Preston, Charles H., D. G. K, Asylum Station, Mass., Farmer. 
Wheeler, Homer J., Ph.D., C. S. C, Kingston, R. I., Chemist, Rhode ls!and Experiment 



Herms Charles, Q. T. V., Salesman, 1917 North Marsfield Avenue, Chicago, 111. 

Holland, Harry D. , Amherst, Mass. , Hardware and Groceries, Holland & Gallond. 

Jones, Elisha A., *. 2. K., Amherst, Mass., Superintendent Farm, Massachusetts Agricultural, Q. T. V., 24 Yale Street, Springfield, Mass., Traveiing Salesman 
Quinnipiac Co. 


Allen, Edwin W., Ph.D., C. S. C, 1718 Corcoran Street, Washington, D. C, Vice-Director, 

Office of Experiment Stations. 
Almeida, Luciano J. DE,D.G.K.,Cajurii, Province Soo Paulo, Brazil. 

Barber, GeorgeH., M.D., Q.T. V.,NavySurgeon, Care of Navy Department, Washington, D.C. 
Browne, Charles W., *. 2. K., Temple, N. H., Farmer. 

Goldthwaite, Joel E. , M.D., C. S. C. , 378 Marlboro Street, Boston, Mass., Physician. 
Howell, Hezek.ah, *. 2. K„ Monroe, Orange County, N. Y., Farmer. 
* Leary, Lewis C. , died April 3, 1888, at Cambridge, Mass. 
Phelps, Charles S„ D. G. K., Storrs, Conn., Professor of Agriculture and Vice-Director of 

Connecticut Agricultural College Experiment Station. 
Taylor, Isaac N., Jr., D. G. K., 415 Post Street, San Francisco, Cal., with San Francisco 

Gas & Electric Co. 
Tekirian, Benoni, C. S. C, Traveling Salesman, address unknown. 


Ateshian, Osgan H, C. S. C, 170 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., Dealer in Oriental Rugs 

and Carpets. 
Atkins, William H., D. G. K., Burnside, Conn., Market-Gardener. 

Ayres, Winfield, M.D., D. G. K., 112 West Ninety-fourth Street, New York City, Physician. 
Carpenter, David F., D. G. K.\ Millington, Mass. 
Clapp, Charles W., C. S. C, Greenfield, Mass., Civil Engineer. 
Duncan, Richard F., M.D., *. 2. K., address unknown. 

Eaton, William A., D. G. K., Nyack, N. Y., Wholesale Lumber Salesman, 45 Broadway, 
New York City. 

Felt, Charles F. W., C. S. C, Box 232, Galveston, Tex., Chief Engineer, Gulf, Colorado & 
Santa Fe Railroad Co. 

Mackintosh. Richards B., D. G. K., 30 Chestnut Street, Peabody, Mass., Foreman in J. B. 
Thomas' Wool Shop. 

Sanborn, Kingsbuky, *. 2. K., i72 01ivewood Avenue, Riverside, Cal., Engineer for the River- 
side Water Co. 

Stone, George E., Ph.D., *. 2. K. , Amherst, Mass., Professor of Botany, Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College. 

Stone, George S., D. G. K., Otter River, Mass., Farmer. 


Almeida, Augusto L. De, D. G. K., Coffee Commission Merchant, Rio Janeiro, Brazil. 

Barrett, Edward W., D. G. K., Principal High School, Blackstone, Mass. 

Caldwell, William H., D. G. K. , Peterboro, N. H. , Secretary and Treasurer American 

Guernsey Cattle Club. 
Carpenter, Frank B. , C. S. C, Richmond, Va., Chemist for Virginia & Carolina Chemical 

Chase, William E., Portland, Ore., with Portland Coffee & Spice Co. 
Davis, Fred'k A., M.D., C. S. C. , Steinert Building, 162 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass., Eye 

and Ear Specialist. 
Fisherdick, Cykus W., C. S. C. , 231 South Eleventh Street, Lincoln, Neb., Attorney-at-Law, 

Webster & Fisherdick. 
Flint, Edward R., Ph.D., Q. T. V., Clifton, Mass., Student Harvard Medical School. 
Fowler, Fred H. , C. S. C. , State House, Boston, Mass. , First Clerk, State Board of Agri- 
Howe, Clinton S., C. S. C, Marlboro, Mass., Farmer. 
Marsh, James M., C. S. C , 12 Ireson Avenue, Lynn, Mass., of the firm of G. E. Marsh & Co., 

Manufacturer of " Goodwill" Soap. 
Marshall, Charles L., D. G. K , 48 Stevens Street, Lowell, Mass., Market-Gardener and 

Meehan, Thomas F. B. , D. G. K., Room 345 Tremont Building, 73 Tremont Street, Boston, 

Mass. , Attorney-at-Law. 
Osterhout, J. Clark, Chelmsford, Mass., Farmer. 
Richardson, Evan F. , *. 2. K., Millis, Mass., Farmer. 
Rideout, Henry N. W., 7 Howe Street, Someryille, Mass., Paymaster's Office, Fitchburg 

Railroad, Boston, Mass. 
Tolman, William N., *. 2. K., C. E., 1121 Silver Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 
Toreli.y, Firmino Da S. , Cidade do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Stock-Raiser. 
Watson, Charles H., Q. T. V., Wool Exchange, West Broadway and Beach Street, New 

York City, representing Wool Department for Swift & Co. 

1 02 

Belden, Edward H., C. S. C. , 27 Alpine Street, Roxbury, Mass., Electrician. 

Bliss, Herbert C. , D. G. K. , Attleboro, Mass., Traveling Salesman with Bliss Bros. 

Brooks, Frederick K. , C. S. C. , 49 Washington Street, Haverhill, Mass., Shoe Manufacturer. 

Cooley, Fred S. , <f>. 2. K. , Amherst, Mass., Assistant Professor of Agriculture Massachusetts 
Agricultural College. 

Dickinson, Edwin H., C. S. C. , North Amherst, Mass., Farmer. 

Field, Samuel H., C. S. C. , North Hatfield, Mass., Farmer. 

Foster, Francis H., Andover, Mass., Civil Engineer, Highway Commission. 

Hayward, Albert I., C. S. C. , Superintendent of farm of State Home and School, Providence, 
R. I. 

Holt, Jonathan E. , C. S. C, Andover, Mass., Farmer. 

Kinney, Lorenzo F. , Kingston, R. I., Horticulturist. 

Knapp, Edward E., D. G. K, 215 East Evans Avenue, Pueblo, Col., Foreman of B. F. Dept. , 
Pueblo Smelting & Refining Co. 

Mishima, Viscount Yataro, D. G. K. , Kojimachi, Tokyo, Japan, Member of House of Lords, 
Japanese Parliament. 

Moore, Robert B. , C. S. C, Elizabethport, N. J., Chemist for Bowker Fertilizer Co. 

Newman, George E., Q. T. V., Lompoc, Santa Barbara Co., Cal. , Superintendent Creamery. 

Noyes, Frank F. , D. G. K. , Noyes, Hollis & Moore, 37 Marietta Street, Atlanta, Ga., Elec- 
trical Engineers. 

Parsons, Wilfred A., <J>. 2. K. , Southampton, Mass., Farmer. 

Rice, Thomas, D. G. K., Fall River, Mass., Reporter for Fall River Daily News. 

Shepardson, William M., C. S. C, Middlebury, Conn., Landscape Gardener. 

Shimer, Boyer L., O. T. V., Bethlehem, Pa., Fruit Culture and Dairying. 


Blair, James R., Q. T. V., 3S6 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., Chemist. 

Copeland, Arthur D., D. G. K., Campello, Mass., Market-Gardener, Copeland Street, 

Crocker, Charles S., D. G. K. , Assistant Chemist, L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co., Pawtucket, 

R. I. 
Davis, Franklin W. , *. 2. K. , Editorial Rooms, Boston Journal, Boston, Mass. 
Hartwell, Burt L. , C. S. C, Kingston, R. I., Assistant Chemist, Rhode Island Experiment 

Hubbard, Dwight L. , C. S. C. , Boston, Mass., Civil Engineer, City Engineer's Office. 
Hutchings, James T., *. 2. K. , Thirty-first Street, above Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., 

Superintendent West End Electric Co. 
Kellogg, William A., *. 2. K., North Amherst, Mass. 

Miles, Arthur L. , D. D. S. , C. S. C, 11 Glenwood Avenue, Cambridgeport, Mass., Dentist. 
North, Mark N., M. D. V., Q. T. V., corner of Bay and Green Streets, Cambridge, Mass., 



Nourse, Arthur M., C. S. C. , Westboro, Mass., Farmer. 

Sellew, Robert P. , *. 2. K. , Chemist, The Marsden Co. , Owensboro, Ky. 

Whitney, Charles A., C. S. C. , Upton, Mass., Farmer. 

Woodbury, Herbert E. , C. S. C. , Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. 


Barry, David, O. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Superintendent Electric Light Works. 

* Bliss, Clinton E., D. G. K., died Aug. 24, 1894, at Attleboro, Mass. 

* Castro, Arthur De M., D. G. K. , died May 2, 1S94, at Juiz de Flora, Minas, Brazil. 
Dickinson, Dwight W., D. M. D., Q. T. V., Dentist, with Dr. Abbott, 14 Voss Strasse, Berlin, 

Felton, Truman P., C. S. C, West Berlin, Mass., Farmer. 
Gregory, Edgar, C. S. C. , Asylum Station, Mass., firm of James J. H. Gregoiy & Son, 

Haskins, Henri D., Q. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Assistant Chemist at Hatch Experiment 

Herrero, Josi M. , D. G. K. Last known address, Jevellanos, Crrba. 

Jones, Charles H., Q. T. V., Burlington, Vt. , Head Chemist, Agricultural Experiment Sta- 
Loring, John S., D. G. K. , Wholesale and Retail Milk Contractor, Worcester, Mass. 
McCloud, Albert, C, Q. T V., Amherst, Mass., Life and Fire Insurance Agent. 
Mobsman, Fred W., C. S. C, Assistant, Hatch Experiment Station, Amherst, Mass. 
Russell, Henry L., D. G. K., Pawtucket, R. I., Disprass, Russell & Eddy, Ice-Dealer. 
Simonds, George B. , C. S. C, Postal Service, Fitchburg, Mass. 
Smith, Frederick J., M.S., Q. T. V., Bowker Fertilizer Co., Elizabeth, N. J., charge of 

Department of Insecticides. 
Stowe, Arthur N. , Q. T. V., Hudson, Mass., Foreman Graystone Farm. 
Taft, Walter E. , D. G. K. , 122 Pearl Street, Draughtsman and Secretary, Sheehy Automatic 

Railroad Signal Co., Residence, Dedham, Mass. 
Taylor, Fred L. , Q. T. V. , Harvard Medical School, Student, Boston, Mass. 
West, John S. , Q. T. V., 1624 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 111., Manager Immanuel Printing 

Williams, Frank O., Q. T. V., Sunderland, Mass., Farmer. 


Arnold, Frank L., Q. T. V., Elizabeth, N. J., with Bowker Fertilizer Co. 

Brown, Walter A., C. S. C. , Springfield, Mass., City Engineer's Office. 

Carpenter, Malcolm A., C. S. C. , Park Road, Mt. Auburn, Mass., Landscape Gardener, with 

Olmsted Bros., Brookline, Mass. 
Eames, Aldice G., *. 2. K., Assistant Editor Boston Journal, N. Arlington, Mass. 
Felt, E. Porter, D. Sc, C. S. C, 15 Elberon Place, Albany, N. Y., Assistant to Dr. Litner, 

State Entomologist. 


Field, Henry J., LL.B., Q. T. V., Lawyer, Greenfield, Mass. 

Gay, Willard W., D. G. K., Landscape Designer and Planter, Melrose, Mass. 

Horner, Louis F., C. S. C., Montecito, Cal., Superintendent Estate Mrs. C. H. McCormick. 

Howard, Henry M., C. S. C., West Newton, Mass., Market-Gardener. 

Hull, John B., Jr., D. G. K. , Coal Dealer, Great Barrington, Mass. 

Johnson, Charles H., D. G. K., Clerk, Car Accountant's Office, B. & M. R. R. , Boston, 

Lage, Oscar V. B., D. G. K., Juiz de Flora, Minas, Brazil, Stock- Raiser. 
Legate, Howard N. , D. G. K. , State House, Boston, Mass, State Board of Agriculture Office, 

Magill, Claude A., Westfield, Mass., Thayer & Magill, Civil Engineers. 
Paige, Walter C. , D. G. K. , Henderson, Ky. , General Secretary and Physical Director of 

Y. M. C. A. 
Ruggles, Murray, C. S. C. , Milton, Mass., Superintendent of Electric Light Co. 
Sawyer, Arthur H. , Q. T. V., Hudson, Mass., Civil Engineer, Metropolitan Water Board. 

Residence, Sterling. 
Shores, Harvey T., M.D., D. G. K., Northampton, Mass., Physician. 


Beals, Alfred T. , Q. T. V., Greenfield, Mass., employed stockroom, Wells Bros. & Co. 

Boynton, Walter I., D. D. S. , Q. T. V., 365 Main Street, Springfield, Mass., Dentist. 

Clark, Edward T. , C. S. C. , Superintendent Volfpen Farm, Southboro, Mass. 

Crane, Henry E., C. S. C, Quincy, Mass., F. H. Crane & Sons, Grain-Dealers. 

Deuel, James E. , Q. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Apothecary. ' 

Emerson, Henry B. , C. S. C, 616 Liberty Street, Schenectady, N. Y., with General Electric 

Field, Judson L., Q. T. V., 207 Jackson Street, Chicago, 111., Traveling Salesman for Jenkins, 

Kreer & Co. 
Fletcher, William, C. S. C, Boston, Mass., Clerk, New England House. 
Graham, Charles S., C. S. C, Westboro, Mass., Farm Superintendent at Lyman School. 
Holland, Edward B. , M.S., Amherst, Mass., Assistant Chemist, Hatch Experiment Station. 
Hubbard, Cyrus M. , Q. T. V., Sunderland, Mass., Farmer. 
Knight, Jewell B., Q. T. V., Amherst, Mass., Graduate Student Massachusetts Agricultural 

Lyman, Richard P., D. V. S., Q. T. V., 328 Asylum Street, Hartford, Conn., Veterinarian. 
Plumb, Frank H., Q. T. V., Springfield, Mass., Assistant Editor New England Homestead 

and Farm and Home. 
Rogers, Elliot, *. 2. K., Kennebunk, Me., with National Fibre Board Co. 
Smith, Robert H., Student of Gottingen, Germany, 40 Juden Strasse, Gottingen. 
Stockbridge, Francis G. , D. G. K. , Garden Superintendent, Harrison, N. Y. 
Taylor, George E., Q. T. V., Shelburne, P. O. Greenfield, Mass., Farmer. 
Thomson, Henry M., C. S. C, Amherst, Mass., Assistant Agriculturist, Hatch Experiment 



West, Homer C. , Q. T. V., Superintendent Waltham Manufacturing Co., Waltharn, Mass. 
Willard, George B. , * 2. K., Waltham, Mass., Bookkeeper. 

Williams, Milton H., M. D. V., 0. T. V., 170 Broad Street, Lynn, Mass., Veterinary 


Baker, Joseph, Q. T. V., New Boston, Conn., Dairy Farmer. 

Bartlett, Fred G., D. G. K., Hadley, Mass., Second Gardener for E. H. R. Lyman, 

Clark, Henry D., D. V. S. , C. S. C. , Fitchburg, Mass., Veterinary Surgeon. 
Curley, George F., M.D., C. S. C, Milford, Mass., Physician. 

Davis, Herbert C, Q. T. V, Postal Clerk, Georgia R. R., 31 Gilmer Street, Atlanta, Ga. 
Goodrich, Charles A.. M.D., D. G. K., 5 Haynes Street, Hartford, Conn. 
Harlow, Francis T., *. 2. K., Marshfield, Mass., Farmer. 
Harlow, Harry J., D. G. K. , West Boylston, Mass., Farmer. 
Hawks, Ernest A., C. S. C. , 4th and Broad Streets, Richmond, Va. , Member of " Christian 

Henderson, Frank H., D. G. K. , 204 Cross Street, Maiden, Mass., Civil Engineer. 
Howard, Edwin C, $. 2. K.. New Hartford, Conn., Superintendent of Schools. 
Hoyt, Franklin S., C. S. C, New Milford, Conn., Principal High School. 
Lehnert, Eugene H., D. V. S., D. G. K., 28 Church Street, Clinton, Mass. , Veterinary 

Melendy, Alphonso E. , O. T. V., Washburn & Moen, Worcester, Mass. 
Perry, John R. , D. .G. K. , 19 Hastings Street, West Roxbury, Mass , Decorator. 
Smith, Cotton A., Q. T. V., Los Angeles, Cal., with N. B. Blackstone Co. 
Smith, Fred A., C. S. C. , 255 Euclid Avenue, Lynn, Mass., Gardener. 
Smith, Luther W., *. 2. K., Manteno, 111., Superintendent of Highland Farm. 
Staples, Henry F. , M.D., C. S. C, Solon, Ohio, Physician. 
Tinoco, Luiz A. F. , D. G. K., Campos, Rio Janeiro, Brazil, Planter. 
Walker, Edward J., C. S. C, Clinton, Mass., Farmer. 


Alderman, Edwin H., C. S. C, Middlefield, Mass., Market-Gardener and Florist. 

Averell, Fred G., O. T. V., Exchange Building, 53 State Street, Boston, Mass., with Stone 

& Downer Co., Custom House Brokers. 
Bacon, Linus H., Q. T. V., Spencer, Mass., with J. E. Bacon & Co., 105 Bedford Street, 

Boston, Mass. 
Bacon, Theodore S. , *. 2. K , M.D., 6 Maple Street, Springfield, Mass. 
Barker, Louis M., C. S. C, Residence, Hanson, Mass., Civil Engineer, with French & Bryant, 

234 Washington Street, Brookline, Mass. 
Boardman, Edwin L. , C. S. C. , Sheffield, Mass., Farmer. 


Brown, Charles L., C. S. C, Albee & Brown, Lyman Street, Springfield, Mass., Proprietor 
of Laundry. 

Curtis, Arthur C, C. S. C, 65 Academy Street, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Student, Boston, Mass. 

Cutter, Arthur H. , *. 2. K. , Boston, Mass. , Harvard Medical School, Student. 

Davis, Perley E., Q.T.V., 2S County Street, Taunton, Mass., Gardener, Estate Mrs. N.E.Bayliss. 

Dickinson, Eliot T., Q. T. V., 102 Main Street, Northampton, Mass., Dentist. 

Fowler, Halley M., D. G. K,, Clerk R. R. Mail Service, Boston and New York. 

Fowler, Henry J., C. S. C, North Hadley, Mass., Farmer. 

Gifford, John E., D. G. K., Sutton, Mass., Manager of Farm. 

Greene, Frederic L., C. S. C. , Box 266, Southampton, Long Island, Landscape Gardener. 

Greene, Ira C, O. T. V., 222 Pleasant Street, Leominster, Mass., Superintendent Greene & 
Sheddon Ice Co. 

Higgins, Charles H., D. V. S. , C. S. C. , Pathologist to Dominion, 6 Union Avenue, Montreal, 

Howard, Samuel F. , *. 2. K., Amherst, Mass., Assistant Professor Chemistry Massachusetts 
Agricultural College. 

Keith, Thaddeus F., Q. T. V., Traveling Salesman, Room 5, 25 Congress Street, Boston, Mass. 

Kirkland, Archie H., M.S., #. 2 K., 13 Stanwood Hall, Maiden, Mass., Assistant Entomolo- 
gist of Gypsy Moth Department, Board of Agriculture. 

Lounsbury, Charles P., $. 2. K., Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, Africa, Government 

Manley, Lowell, D. G. K., West Roxbury, Mass., Superintendent Weld Farm. 

Merwin, George H., C. S. C, Greenfield Hill, Conn., Farmer. 

Morse, Alvertus J., Q. T. V., Student Harvard Law School, Boston, Mass. 

Pomeroy, Robert F., C. S. C, South Worthington, Mass., Farmer. 

Putnam, Joseph H., D. G. K., Litchfield, Conn., Manager "Fernwood" Farm. 

Sanderson, William E., D. G. K., 35 Courtlandt Street, New York City, with Peter Hender- 
son, Florist. 

Smead, Horace P., D. G. K., Watkinson Farm School, Hartford, Conn., Superintendent. 

Smith, George E., C. S. C, Sheffield, Mass. 

Smith, Ralph E., <t>. 2. K., Amherst, Mass., Assistant Professor of Botany and German at the 
Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Spaulding, Charles H., $. 2. K., Harvard, Mass., Milk and Fruit Farm. 

Walker, Claude F., Ph.D., C. S. C, Chemist, Calumet, Michigan. 

White, Ei.ias D., <1>. 2. K., East Point, Ga., Postal Clerk Central Ga. R. R. 


Ballou, Henry A., Q. T. V., Storrs, Conn., Professor of Entomology and Botany at Connect- 
icut Agricultural College. 

Bemis, Waldo L. , Q. T. V., Spencer, Mass. 

Billings, George A., C. S. C, Real Estate, Boston, Mass. 

Brown, William C. , D. G. K., address unknown. 

Burgess, Albert F., M.S., *. 2. K., 936 West Illinois Street, So. Urbana, 111., Instructor in 
Entomology, University of Illinois, also Assistant State Entomologist. 

Clark, Harry E., <i>. 2. K., Middlebury, Conn., Ornamental Gardener. 


Cooley, Robert A., *. 2. K., Professor of Zoology at Montana Agricultural College, Bozeman, 

Crehore, Charles W., *. 2. K., Chicopee, Mass., Farmer. 
Dickinson, Charles M.; O. T. V., 834 East Lake Avenue, Seattle, Wash. 
Fairbanks, Herbert S., D. G. K., Private Tutor, Traveling Abroad. 
Foley, Thomas P., C. S. C, Teacher of Mathematics and Physics at St. Austin's School, 

West New Brighton, N. Y. 
Frost, Harold L. , *. 2. K. , H. L. Frost & Co., 12 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, Mass., 

Forester and Entomologist. 
Hemenway, Herbert D., C. S. C, Superintendent of Botanical Department, Plant House, 

Amherst, Mass. ' 
Jones, Robert S. , *. 2. K. , 3 Cambridge Terrace, AUston, Civil Engineer. 
Kuroda, Shiro, $. 2. K., Japanese Goods, Osaka, Japan. 
Lane, Clarence B., D. G. K., New Brunswick, N. J., Assistant in Dairy, Agricultural 

Experiment Station. 
Lewis, Henry W. , Eng., Care of Col. W. M. Black, 3 Tacon Street, Havana, Cuba. 
Marsh, Jasper, D. G. K. , Danvers Center, Mass., Traveling Salesman for G. E. Marsh & Co., 

"Goodwill" Soap. 
Morse, Walter L. , D. G. K. , Middleboro, Mass., Civil Engineer, Assistant Engineer, 

N. Y., N. H. & H. R. R., at South Terminal Station, Boston, Mass. 
Potter, Daniel C. , C. S. C, Superintendent of Estate of A. A. Pope, Farmington, Conn. 
Read, Henry B., <i>. 2. K. , Westford, Mass., Farmer. 
Root, Wright A., *. 2. K. , Northampton, Mass., Milk-Dealer. 

Smith, Arthur B. , Q. T. V., Insurance Agent, 544 Winnewac Avenue, Ravensword, 111. 
Stevens, Clarence L., Sheffield, Mass., Farmer. 

Sullivan, Maurice J., Littleton, N. H., Superintendent, "Rocks Farm." 
Tobey, Frederick C. , C. S. C. , Sing Sing, N. Y. , Instructor of English at Mount Pleasant 

Military Academy. 
Toole, Stephen P. , Lincoln, Mass. , Gardener. 

Warren, Frank L., M.D. , Q. T. V., Physician, Bridgewater, Mass. 
White, Edward A., D. G. K., Assistant Gardener, Estate of A. A. Pope, Farmington, Conn. 


Burrington, Horace C. , 4>. 2. K. , North Adams, Mass., Manager Farm Department, Clarks- 
burg Co. 

Clapp, Frank L , C. S. C. , Distribution Department Metropolitan Water Board Co., 3 Mt. 
Vernon Street, Boston, Mass. Home address, 179 Boston Street, South Boston, Mass. 

Cook, Allen B., C. S. C. , Pine Orchard, Conn., Farmer. 

De Luce, Francis E. , 4>. 2. K. , Reporter Gardner News, Gardner, Mass. 

Edwards, Harry T. , C. S. C, Clerk, Boston Book Store, 15I Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 

Fletcher, Stephen W. , M. S., C. S. C, Ithaca, N. Y., Agricultural Experiment Station of 
Cornell University. 

Hammar, James F. , C. S. C. , Nashua, N. H. , Farmer. 

Harper, Walter B., O. T. V., Prof. English History and Mathematics, D. M. I., Danville, Va. 

Jones, Benjamin K., C. S. C, Amherst, Mass., Assistant Chemist at Hatch Experiment 

Kinney, Asa S., M. S., D. G. K., South Hadley, Mass., in charge of greenhouse, Mt. Holyoke 

Kramer, Albin M., D. G. K., 21 Spruce Street, Clinton, Mass., Reservoir Department, Metro- 
politan Water Board. 

Leamy, Patrick A., Q. T. V., Butte, Montana, Teacher in High School. 

Marshall, James L., C. S. C. , Worcester, Mass., Bradley Car Works, Office. 

Moore, Henry W., D. G. K., 25 Amherst Street, Worcester, Mass., Market-Gardening. 

Nichols, Robert P., D. G. K., Care of B. Parker Nichols, Norwell, Mass. 

Nutting, Charles A., *. S. K., North Leominster, Mass., Farmer. 

Pentecost, William L. , D. G. K., Spencer, Mass., Superintendent stock farm of Edward 

Poole, Erford W., D. G. K., New Bedford, Mass., Shipping Clerk, Fairpoint Mfg. Co. 

Poole, Isaac C, D. G. K., Gardener, "Rocks Farm," Littleton, N. H. 

Read, Frederick H., *. 2. K., Woonsocket, R. I., Teacher in Woonsocket High School. 

Roper, Harry H., C. S. C, Hubbardston, Mass. 

Seijiro, Saito, C. S. C. , 7 Shikoku-machi, Mita Shiba, Tokyo, Japan. 

Sastre De Verand, Salome, D. G. K., Tabasco, Mexico, Planter. 

Sellew, Merle E., $. 2. K. , Black Hill, Conn., Ornamental Gardener. 

Shaw, Frederick B., D. G. K., South Amherst, Mass., Telegrapher. 

Shepard, Lucius J., C. S. C, Orono, Me., Instructor in Horticulture, University of Maine. 

Shultis, Newton, D. G. K., 601 Chamber of Commerce, Boston, Mass., with Mark Shultis, 
Shipper of Grain. 

Tsuda, George, <£. S. K., Tokyo, Japan, Editorial Work at Azabu. 


Allen, Harry F., C. S. C. , Stockbridge, Mass. 

Allen, John W., C. S. C, Northboro, Mass., Gardener, Littleton, N. H., " The Rock." 

Armstrong, Herbert J., *. S. K. , Belleville, 111., Civil Engineer, with J. B. Ball. 

Barry, John Marshall, <f>. 2. K., Boston, Mass., 303 Exchange Building, Agent for Breck & 

Bartlett, James L., Q. T. V., Observer, Weather Bureau, Havana, Cuba. 
Cheney, Liberty L., Q. T. V., 3471 Sampson Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Student of Veterinary, 

D. V. S. 
Clark, Lafayette F., C. S. C, 816 Ellis Street, Augusta, Ga. West Brattleboro, Vt. 
Drew, George A., *. 2. K. , Amherst, Mass., Plant House, Superintendent of Horticultural 

Emrich, John A., Q. T. V., Post Office, Chicopee, Mass. 
Goessmann, Charles I., D. G. K, Amherst, Mass. , Assistant Chemist at Hatch Experiment 

Leavens, George D. , *. 2. K., Grafton, Mass., Farm Manager. 


Norton, Charles A., *. 2. K. , Dry Plate Manufacturer, Lynn, Mass. 

Palmer, Clayton F. , C. S. C. , Storrs, Mass., Assistant Agriculturist Connecticut Experiment 

Peters, Charles A., C. S. C. , New Haven, Conn., Student of Chemistry, Yale University. 
Smith, Philip H., <i>. 2. K., Amherst, Mass., Analyst Hatch Experiment Station. 


Adimian, Avedis G. , D. G. K., Address unknown. 

Baxter, Charles N., C. S. C. , Quincy, Mass., Student Harvard Medical School. 

Clark, Clifford G., D. G. K., Sunderland, Mass. 

Eaton, Julian S., D. G. K., So Wall Street, New York, N. Y., office of Thomas Brickell, 

Sugar- Broker. 
Fisher, Willis Sykes, *. 2. K., Ludlow, Mass., Teacher. 

Montgomery, Jr., Alexander, C. S. C, Natick, Mass., Wood's Rose Conservatory. 
Nickekson, John P., Q.T.V., Medical Student, Tufts College, 704 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass. 
Warden, Randall D., <I>. 2. K., Rocky Point, Long Island. 

Wiley, Samuel W. , D. G. K. , Amherst, Mass., Assistant Chemist at Hatch Experiment Station. 
Wright, George H., <1>. 2. K. , 44 Fort Green Place, Brooklyn, N. Y. 


Armstrong, William Henry, <f>. 2. K. , Cambridge, Mass., Student Harvard School of Fine 

Beaman, Daniel Ashley, Q. T. V., Military Instructor Dr. Brown's Institute, Barre, Mass. 

Chapin, William Edward, <t>. 2. K. , Chicopee, Mass. 

Dana, Herbert Warner, C. S. C, South Amherst, Mass. 

Hinds, Warren Elmer, C. S. C. , Amherst, Mass., Graduate Student Massachusetts Agricul- 
tural College. 

Hooker, William Anson, <1>. 2. K. , Amherst, Mass., Graduate Student Massachusetts Agricul- 
tural College. 

Hubbard, George Caleb, *. 2. K., Sunderland, Mass. 

Maynard, Howard Eddy, C. S. C, 20 Dayton Street, Worcester, Mass., Student Worcester 
Polytechnic Institute. 

Merrill, Frederic Augustus, D. G. K. , Private Secretary, 27S West 70th Street, New York City. 

Pingree, Melvin Herbert, C. S. C. , Amherst, Mass., Graduate Student Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College. 

Smith, Bernard Howard, C. S. C. , Amherst, Mass., Instructor in Chemistry, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College. 

Smith, Samuel Eldredge, C. S. C. , Fanner, Middlefield, Mass. 

Turner, Frederic Harney, C. S. C. , Hardware Business, Great Barrington, Mass. 

Walker, Charles Morehouse, C. S. C. , Amherst, Mass., Graduate Student Massachusetts 
Agricultural College. 



Francis S. Allen, '82, to Helena Victoria Peck, Nov. 27, 1899, at Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

W. A. Parsons, '88, to Miss Martina A. Way, Dec. 14, 1898, at Spring- 
field, Mass. 

Dr. G. E. Stone, '86, to Miss Mary E. Clark, Jan. 27, 1899, at Amherst, 

F. E. Barrett, two-year course '96, to Miss Gladys I. Williams, Dec. 28, 

F. W. Barclay, ex-'gj, to Miss Emma Buchel, Dec. 1st, 1898, at Haver- 
ford, Pa. 

A. E. Dutton, two-year '95, to Miss Stella May, April 14, 1S99, at 
Chelmsford, Mass. 

C. S. Veraud, '96, to Miss Soledad F. Veraud, March 18, 1899, at Tabasco, 

F. J. Smith, '90, to Miss Nettie Piper, April 29, 1899, at North Hadley, 

A. M. Nowell; ex-'97, to Miss Ruth M. Taplin, Feb. 2, 1899, at Hono- 
lulu, H. I. . 

F. S. Hoyt, '93, to Miss Mabel A. Knibloe, June 22, 1899, at New Mil- 
ford, Conn. 

R. A. Cooley, '95, to Miss Edith M. Cooley, June, 1899, at Amherst, Mass. 

R. P. Coleman, '96, to Miss Ida E. Benton, June 1, 1899, at Richmond, 

H. H. Roper, '96, to Miss Mabel Gleason, Aug. 24, 1899, at East Jaffrey, 
N. H. 

Geo. D. Leavens, '97, to Miss Jenny S. Briggs, Oct. 24, 1899, at Paw- 
tucket, R. I. 

J. E. Deuel, '92, to Miss Jennie R. Ledden, Sept. 28, 1899, at Gloucester 
City, N. J. 

H. F. Stone, ex-'92, to Miss Agnes E. Harvey, Sept. 7, 1899, at Chester- 
field. N. H. 

L. H. Bacon, '94, to Miss Edith F. Howland, June 28, 1899, at Spencer, 

F. A. Smith, '95, to Miss Frances M. Kirkland, July 10, 1899, at Lynn, 

A. B. Cook, '96, to Miss Emma L. Shepardson, July 13, 1899, at Peters- 
ham, Mass. 

S. Saito, '96, to Miss Ren Saito, June 3, 1899, at Tokyo, Japan. 


You've read our book with smile and frown, 
You've criticised each glowing page; 

You've laughed at roasts and thrown it down 
With words so knowing and so sage. 

We've labored only you to please, 
And how we've done it all can tell; 

Our tedious course at last has run, 
We can but weep and say farewell. 

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Advertising Directory. 

A. P. W. Paper Co., Albany . 
Adams, Henry, & Co., Amherst 
Amherst Co-operative Laundry 
Amherst Grange Store 
Amherst House 

Barnett, M. H., Springfield 
Bennett, E. R. , Amherst 
Blanchard, F. S. , & Co. , Worcester 
Bolles, E. M., Amherst . 
Boston Engraving Co. 
Boston & Maine R. R. . 
Boynton, W. W., Northampton 
Branch, Dr. C. F., Amherst . 

Call, S. B., Springfield, . 
Campion, J. P., Amherst. 
Carpenter & Morehouse, Amherst 
Carter, H. H., & Co., Boston . 
Clarke, H. H., Amherst . 
Cooley's Hotel, Springfield 
Co-operative Store, Amherst . 
Copeland, E. P., Northampton 

Daniels, C. A., Northampton . 
Davis, J. W. T., Amherst 
Dickinson, E. B., Amherst 
Dickinson & Guertin, Amherst 
Deuel, Charles, Amherst 

Eimer & Amend, New York . 

Felt & Tarrant Mfg. Co. , Chicago 
Fisk Teachers' Agencies, Boston 

Glynn, Alfred, Amherst . 

Hampton, The, Northampton 
Holland & Gallond, Amherst . 
Howe, D. A., Worcester . 
Hunt, Oliver D., Amherst 
Hyde, S. S., Amherst 

Kelton, R. F., & Co., Holyoke 

Lovell, J. L., Amherst 

Marsh, E. D., Amherst . 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, Am- 
herst 10 II, 

Massachusetts Engraving Co., Boston, 
Morrill Fire Arms Co., Boston 

Northampton Art Store . 
Northampton Shoe Store 

Page, James F., Amherst 
Paige, T. S., Amherst 
Pariseau Bros., Amherst . 
President Suspenders, Shirley 
Rahar's Inn, Northampton 
Rochester Optical Co. 

Sanderson & Thompson, Amherst 
Schillare, A. J., Northampton 
Shipman's Sons, Asa L., New York 
Sloan, F. W., Amherst . 
Stabb, W. K., Northampton 

Wadsworth, Howland & Co., Inc., Boston 
Waterman Ideal Fountain Pen, New 


Wesby, J. S., & Sons, Worcester 
Whitcomb, Joseph, & Co., Springfield . 




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Actually and really unlike all other suspenders. Look at 
the construction as shown in above cut — a novice can see the 
difference at a glance ; but to fully realize and appreciate the 
difference, you have only to wear them to be comfortable. If 
your dealer does not keep them send 50 cents in stamps and 
we will mail you a sample pair. Mention color wanted. 

C A. Edgarton Mfg. Co., Box \ 02, Shirley, Mass. 




High-Grade Papers. 

Hand Embossing. 

First Quality Engraving. 

If you are interested in the best 
productions at moderate prices, 
write for sample-book. . . . 

Asa L. 3I)ipman's s3ons, 

U Warren 5t., New <-Iork,. 
P. C. BROOKS, Representative. 



Drafting Instrument*} 

and C3applie<y 

And Artists' Materials- — -" 


J. C. HALL is our authorized agent at the M. A. C, and all orders placed with him will 
receive prompt attention. 

WADSWORTH, HOWLAND & CO. (Incorporated), 
Manufacturers of 82 and 84 Washington Street, 


McCobb : An ambitious youth. 

Call for "Sphinx Rye" at Rahar's. 

furniture and Carpet ffiooms> 


Students' Furniture, Carpets, Rugs, Draperies, Redding, 
Rootjcases, glac^incr-Cases, Des^s, Wttidov-Sbades, 
Picture-Frames, Cord, Etc. q « « « « « 

At Lowest Prices. 

JO Phoenix ftoiv, jfmherst, 9tfass. 

Save Freight and Cartage. 

Save Money by Purchasing Here. 

Livery, Hack, Feed 

And Exchange Stable. 


Special attention given to Weddings, 
Funerals and Parties 



Pleasant St. and Printing Mouse Sq;., 
amherst, Mass. 

E. A. Bolles, 


i i 


$3.50 ai)oe." 


Phoenix Row, Amherst, Mass. 

P. S. Bring us your repairing. 

Claflin : Collector of antiquities. 

Morse: The Official Time-Stretcher. 




J. L. Lovell, 


College and Groap Worl^ oar 


Developing and 

Amateur supplies fresh from the manu- 
facturers' constantly on hand. 

Amherst, Mass. 


Call for "Sphinx Rye" at Rahar's. 

Horticulture: Forget it. 

Amherst Grange Store 

You will find a large and 
select assortment of 




MASON A. DICKINSON, Proprietor. 



Carpenter & Morehouse, 

Book and Job 



Cooke: Freshman Rope-Pull Coach. 


The Freshmen : "Who think too little and who talk too much." 


druggists anb Bpotbecartes. 

Our stock of Drugs and Medicines is the best in quality, and always fresh. 
A full line of Domestic and Imported Cigars and Cigarettes, also of High- 
Grade Smoking Tobaccos. Come in and try a glass of our Ice-Cream Soda; 
we use the best materials, and know how to mix them 

THE NEW STORE, # COOK>s block, amherst. 


tbe Leading Clothiers and furnishers. 

We always have a complete assortment of Ready- Made Clothing, 
Mackintoshes, Sweaters. Latest Styles in Hats and Caps, Gloves 
and Mittens. We also 


SUITS, $13 to $40. OVERCOATS, $10 to $30. TROUSERS, $3 to $10 

SANDERSON & THOMPSON, amherst, mass. 

D. A. HOWE. 

O/Jl J J O f 273 MAIN STREET, 

UsflOlGSClie OrOCeTy ^f Worcester, Mass. 


Canned Goods, Extracts and Baking Powder our Specialties 

LARGE CONSUMERS would do well to see our samples 
and quote prices before purchasing 

Soph. Smith : " Majestic Silence." 


Call for " Sphinx Rye " at Rahar's. 


Combine compactness with rigidity, and are made of the best materials in every 
part. The Lens and Shutter are specially designed. They can be secured on 
no other camera. 


Send for Catalogue giving full description. 



A. M. West : " Praise undeserved is scandal in disguise.' 

The Athletic Field : "All things come to him who waits." 


The Fishing and Hunting Regions of New England 
are all reached by the 

Boston & flfoaine IRailroao. 


to all points West and Northwest. 


Boston to Chicago, St. Paul and Minneapolis. 

Catalogue of thirteen illustrated descriptive pamphlets, covering the various sections of 
New England, will be mailed free by Passenger Department, B. & M. R. R., Boston. 

D. J. FLANDERS, Gen'l Pass, and Ticket Agf. 



Also Headquarters for Group and Large Work. 


We carry a fine line of FRAMES and MOULDINGS; also AMATEUR SUP- 
PLIES. Satisfaction guaranteed to all. AMATEUR WORK done with care and 


Chili : The worse half. 


Landers : President M. A. C. Bicycle Club. 



Are the place to have your Suits made. Elegant Stock of Woolens. Perfect fit 
and workmanship guaranteed. 

139 Main Street, Northampton, Mass. 



jfearciware y Sroceriea, ZPa/nfoj 


The Hampton, 



In every appointment a thoroughly up-to-date Hotel. _ _ 

Recently built. Centrally located. NORTHAMPTON, MASS. 

We cater to Amherst Boys. 

Call for " Sphinx Rye " at Rahar's. 


Call for "Sphinx Rye" at Rahar's. 


Jas. A. Banister Co. ^ The ^ p thampton Shoe Co>? 

Hathaway, Soule & Harrington, jf 

J W Successors to F. H. Drurv & Co., 

fciite. m 

T 88 Main Street, 

Terhune. 4 




Draggist and Chemist. 

imported and domestic cigars. 
Fancy and Toilet articles. Sponges, brushes, Etc. 






For a Full Line of 

Boots, Shoes and Rubbers. 

Two Doors West of Express Office, 


. . . E. W. SLOAN, 

Frost: A man of letters. 




Horticultural Department. 

We would inform the friends of the College and the public generally that we have 

a limited supply of 


Small Fruits and Plants, Cut= Flowers and Designs, 

All True to Name. At Reasonable Prices. 

For Trees, Plants, Shrubs, Flowers, and Small Fruits, address 


Amherst, Mass. 

Massachusetts Agricultural Gollege. 

At the College Farm we have pure-bred 

Percheron and French Coach=Horses. 

Short-Horn, Ayrshire, Jersey, Guernsey, and Holstein 

. . . CATTLE . . . 

Yorkshire, Berkshire, Tamworth, and Chester White 

and Southdown Sheep. 

And we beg to announce that we usually have surplus stock of these breeds for sale 
at reasonable prices. 

For information, address 

E, A. JONES, Amherst, Mass. 

Call for " Sphinx Rye " at Rahar's. 

Amherst Cooperative Steam Laundry . . . 

rv/T Co-Opera tive Steam Laundry and 

'V^ Carpet-Renovating: Establishment. 

Aggie Agency with J. H. Belden, '02. Special Kates for Students. 

Office, Amity Street. Work taken Monday, delivered Thursday; taken Thursday, delivered Saturday. 


«Ciwry, feed and Sale Stable. 


Cheap as any 
of the Liveries. 




T. L. PAIGE, Proprietor. AMHERST, MASS. T. L. P. 


Near Union Station, 



All Modern Conveniences, including Elevators, Electric Bells, Barber-Shop, Turkish Baths. Billiard-Rooms. Sample-Rooms 

News- Room, Long- Distance Telephone, and Western LInion Telegraph. Lighted by Electricity, 

and Heated by Steam throughout. 

Large Dining-Kooms and Parlors. First-Class Accommodations for 300 Guests 

HENRY E. MARSH, Proprietor. 


On your way to the Post Office stop and look at my stock of 

Hats, Caps, Gloves, Dress-Shirts, Foot-Ball Goods, Collars, Cuffs. 


College Outfitter. Under the Hotel. 

Pure and Wholesome are the 
healthful mineral waters, popular gloria nervine, and sparkling soda 


Has on sale, at wholesale and retail, at his long-established and reliable 


Soda- Water in Quart Bottles, any flavor, or mixed fla 

Mark : " Multum in Parvo." 

Rogers: "Blessings on him who invented sleep." 






Manufacturers and Importers of 

Always in Stock or Made 
to Order. 

Chemicals and 

Chemical Apparatus, 

FanCY Goods an( l ^malt Wares. 

205-211 THIRD AVENUE, 


Cor. 1 8th Street, NEW YORK CITY. 

Finest Bohemian and German Glass- 


ware, Royal Berlin and Meisser Por- 

celain, Purest Hammered Platinum, 


Balances and Weights, Zeiss Micro- 
scopes and Bacteriological Apparatus. 

104 Main Street, NORTHAMPTON. 

Chemieally Pare Aeids and Assay Goods. 


Rahar's Inn, 


Old South Street, 

p>®ts, 5t)°^ 

Modern Improvements. 

and Rubbers. 

Fine Outlook. 
Beautiful Grounds. 
Excellent Cuisine. 


Up-to-date in all its appointments. 

Winter Russets, $2.00 to $3.50. 

R- J. RAHAR, Proprietor. 

Finest line you ever saw for the money. 



Pschon Brau, Pilsner and Wurzburger 



Next to Post Office, AMHERST, MASS. 

When in Hamp. stop with us. 

Tash : The Terrible Turk, Jr. 


Jim: "Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth.' 


Dental R®ms, 



flfoeerecbaum an6 Briar pipes 

Tobacco-Jars, Pipe-Racks, Fancy Smoking Tobaccos 

In the city. Also choice line 


Phoenix Building, 305 Main Street, J- <£ J* Springfield, Mass. 



Of course you do. 

Don't expect to get the best Printing for the least money. 

Printers that do really fine work don't have to underbid the whole field 
to get a job. 

Ask your Engravers about this. Yours for business, 

tf. 5. Blancbaro & Co., 


Call for "Sphinx Rye" at Rahar's. 

Mac: "A man of pleasure i» a man of pains." 



Designing, Engraving, flllustrating. 

No. 41 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. 

Telephone Connection. 

Jlm/ierst Jrouse. 

Ample Room for Transients. 

Special attention given to large House recently equipped with 

and small spreads. modern improvements. 

D. H. KENDRICK. Manager. 

Greeley: "Assume a virtue if you have it not." 


Whit : " Honest labor bears a lovely face.' 


The Always Popular And SPECIAL 5, 5c CIGAR. 

Call and See our special display of Pipes and Smokers' Articles. 

3osepb Mbitcomb & Co., <* SprirtQfielo, fIDase. 


il OF 


Repairing in all its branches neatly and promptly done, at prices consistent 
with first-class work. 

R. F. KELTON & CO., 



NOS. 35, 37 AND 39 MAIN STREET, 



Call for "Sphinx Rye" at Rahar's. 

The Faculty: "Yet do I fear thy nature.' 

. gymnasium t Athletic Goods 

Outfitter for Foot-Ball, Base-Ball, Basket- 

U i »! i L Ball and Track Teams. ..*..* ,* <* 

SmB SWEATERS ' skates, polo balls and sticks. 

©uns, flMstole, n>ocftet=1fcnives anD IRasors. fl>bonograpb6 ano IRecorOs. 
q O s-> a t t A 244 MAIN ST., SPRINGFIELD, MASS. 

C5. £3. K^l/-\L^L^) <&> SEND FOR CATALOGUE. 

Pen Satisfaction. 


Satisfaction guaranteed. PEN U E ' WATERMAN CO " 

Ask your dealer, or send J 55 & 157 Broadway, 

for a circular. Satisfaction. New York. 

<$lynn, Zhc bailor, 

Will continue to 
display a 



Special Attention Given to Military Suits. Dress-Suits To Rent. 


Y. M. C. A.: "So lonely 'twas that God himself scarce seemed there to be." 


ma$$acbu$ett$ Agricultural College, 

B rare CbailCC to obtain a liberal and thoroughly practical education. The 
cost has been reduced to a minimum. Tuition is free to residents of the State. 
An opportunity is offered to pay a portion of expenses by work. 

CbrW COUrSM Of Study are offered: an eleven weeks' practical course in agri- 
culture and kindred sciences ; a four years' course leading to the degree of Bach- 
elor of Science ; and a graduate course leading to the degrees of Master of Science 
and Doctor of Philosophy. 

Instruction. The courses of study as at present constituted include : — 

i. Agriculture, theoretical and practical, stock-breeding, drainage and irriga- 
tion, special crops. 

2. Botany, including horticulture, market-gardening, aboriculture, care of 
greenhouses, types of cryptogamic orders, and histology. 

3. Chemistry. Practice work in the laboratories, qualitative and quanti- 
tative analysis, inorganic and organic, adapted to special needs. Geology. 

4. Zoology, entomology, the preservation of plants from destructive insects, 
human anatomy, physiology, and hygiene. 

5. Veterinary Science. The hygiene, anatomy, physiology, and diseases of 
domestic animals, giving the student requisite knowledge for the care of stock. 

6. Mathematics and physics, including practical work in surveying and road- 
making. Meteorology in its relation to agriculture. Electrical engineering with 
problems, and practical work with instruments. Civil engineering. Astronomy. 

7. English. Care is given to the study of English language and literature, 
that the student may be able to understand his mother tongue, and use it correctly 
and efficiently in the expression and enunciation of thought. As a means to this 
and other ends, Latin may be taken as an elective in Senior year. 

8. Modern Languages. French and German are taught, so as to give the 
student means of acquiring a sufficient mastery of the languages to have access to 
scientific authorities of France and Germany. 

9. Political Science. The course provides for instruction in political economy, 
that a knowledge may be gained of those established laws of the business world 

which control the market, finance, and the production and distribution of wealth. 
Especial attention is given to the economics of agriculture. Science of govern- 
ment is studied, that the duties and privileges of the citizen may be understood. 

JIdVdtltdC)C$. Facilities for illustration include a working library of more 
than 20,000 volumes, properly classified and catalogued ; the State collection of 
birds, insects, reptiles, and rocks of Massachusetts, with many additions ; the 
Knowlton herbarium of 10,000 species of named botanical specimens; the 1,500 
species and varieties of plants and types of the vegetable kingdom, cultivated in 
the Durfee plant-house ; the large collections of Amherst College within easy 
access; a farm of about 400 acres, divided between the agricultural, horticultural, 
and experiment departments, embracing every variety of soil, offering splendid 
opportunities for observing the application of science to the problems of agricul- 

Ul0l*tl)y Of especial mention are the laboratories for practical work in chemistry, 
in zoology, and in botany, well equipped with essential apparatus. The Durfee 
plant-house has been recently rebuilt and greatly enlarged, and a new tool-house 
and workshop provided for the horticultural department. For the agricultural 
department, a model barn furnishes the best facilities for storage of crops, care of 
horses, cattle, sheep and swine, and management of the dairy ; it includes also a 
lecture-room for instruction. For the veterinary department a new and fully 
equipped laboratory and stable have been provided, where bacteriology and the 
diseases of animals are studied. 

£ICCtiVCS. Out of seventeen studies provided for the Senior Class, fifteen are 
elective, grouped in eleven separate courses. 

EXpCllSCS. Board in clubs is about $2.50 per week, and in families, $3.00 to 
$5.00; room rent, $8.00 to $16.00 per term ; fuel, $7.00 to $13.00 per year; 
washing, 40 to 50 cents per dozen; military suit, $15.75; books at wholesale 
prices ; furniture, second-hand or new, for sale in town. 

Certificates from approved High Schools admit students without examination. 

Requisites for admission to the several courses and other information may be 
learned from the catalogue, to be obtained by application to the President. 


A inker st, Mass. 

Call for " Sphinx Rye " at Rahar's. 

Everything a Student Needs in 

Stationery ano fountain-pens 

Can be Found at the Co-Operative Store. 

H. H. CARTER & CO., 5 Somerset Street, 

Boston, Mass 

Opposite B. U. Discount 20 per cent. 

0. D. HUNT, &„. Coal and Wood 


also fftre Unsurance agent. 

©ffice in Ujunt's J&locfc, Hmbevst, /mass. 

Tine Sboemaking and Repairing. 

.J. W. T. DAVIS, 

Holland's Block, Phcenix Row, Next Door to Morgan's 



SpaloinG's Htbletic (Sooos. 


Blotting-paper and Punched Papers at 


Main Street, Amherst, Mass. 


We Make Picture- Frames 

L. R. CHEW. 



Immense Line of 


,» DlrTllDCC «£ Call and see them. 

<** "1V_, I KJ r\CiO. s^* Regilding Done. 



Amherst's Best 



Repairing and Pressing. Best of Work. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Special Prices to Students. 



Gurney : " Sleep no more. 

The College: "Steeped in poverty to the very lips. ; 

CATERER. . . . t* 


Dining-Rooms and Ice-Cream Parlors, 

36 Main Street, Northampton, Mass. 

Charles T. Branch, HI. D., 

13 Amity Street, 

Office Hours : 
Until 9 A. M., 12 to 2 p. M. 

6 to 7 P. AV 


Shaving and Hairdressing 

Parlor. Agent for 

Razors Honed in Short Notice. 




Winchester, Marlin 30 Cal. 
and Savage .... RIFLES 

At right prices. They are great guns 
for killing game. 

^"lowfi^son Waltham Watches , t^'™sLT- 




Physiciams'& Plumbers' 

bills.dueto impure air 

fef l ■ ° ■ ■ ~ =~MAlBANY.N Y. W 

tfet/Yor/t.Bosro/i. ^<r ■ , . - «ji^ - — -vj* 
PA/Me/pA/d.C/i/MSo, ^ 5 > 5 **3C_- S **' 

5dn frMc/sco. Lo/ic/on. Pdr/sfier/m Co/osne. 

Special Attention Given to 

All Kinds of Fine Watch Work. 



Graduate Optician. 
Prescription Work a Specialty. 

% S. ttlesby $ Sons, 



387 main Street, ^ ^ 


The Fisk Teachers' Agencies, 

EVERETT 0. FISK & CO., Prop'rs. 

4 Ashburton Place, Boston, Mass. 

156 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 
378 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 111. 
25 King St. West, Toronto, Canada. 
414 Century Building, Minneapolis, Minn. 
730 Cooper Building, Denver, Col. 

420 Parrott Bldg., San Francisco, Cal. 
525 Stimson Block, Los Angeles, Cal. 

Call for " Sphinx Rye " at Rahar's. 

Banjo Club: "It will discourse most eloquent music' 


AH Arithmetical Problems 

Connected with accounting and scientific computation 
at a saving of sixty per cent of time. It insures abso- 
lute accuracy and relieves all mental strain. Foots 
scattered items just as well as regular columns. Many, 
after trying one Comptometer, have purchased two, 
three and four. 

The Only Machine. 

The only machine ever invented which will add all the columns at 
one time by the simple touching of keys, and nothing more. 

The only machine ever invented which multiplies and divides by 
automatic keys. 

Absolute accuracy and twice as quick as the best accountant. 

No lever to operate. Nothing to do but touch the keys. Simple, light 
compact, durable. 

A bookkeeper's or engineer's time is too valuable to be spent on 
mental computing when he can do the work on the Comptometer in much 
less time and with absolute accuracy. 

Write for Pamphlet. 

Felt & Tarrant Mfg. Co., 

S3 to 56 Illinois Street, ..... CHICAGO, U.S.A. 

The Boston Engraving Company, 

Incorporated 1897. 


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