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Reveille 

Editorial Board 

Editor-in-Chief. 
Wiu.iAM T. Maiionky. 

Associate Editors, 

C. H. ilAKi'i;u. S. T. VocKii. 

M. II. Adams. 

Ihisiiiess Maii(ii:;er, 
Guy W. FiKdK. 

.Issisliiiit Business Maiuii:,ers. 
J. P. Akni). F. E. LixNiii.L. 

Treasurer. 
li. S. H()l.J.l>\v.^^•. 

Class and Historieal. 
]\[. A. Hudson. 



H. 1). WlI.UIAR, )r 



I luuiorous Eulitors. 
11. H. OWINGS. 

Athletics, 

W. A. N. BOWLAND. 

Art and Desi,v:u, 

J. P. MUDD. 

Rossbourg Club, 

W. A. N. BOWI.AND. A. D. CoCKliY. 



R. P. Cai'icstany. 




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M. A. C. GIRL 



Greeting 




iITIl tlic li()])L- that we have accom])lishe(l something wortliy of niir Class 
and (.)f ciur dear old College, we place before you the eleventh volunie 
of the Riv\'Kii.i,i;. May it be acceptable to our fellow-students and 
our friends. .May it appear in their eyes as something worthy of M. A. C. May 
it serve in davs to come to bring liack to their memories the days that were full of 
happiness, of friends that were true. .\nd if in doing tliis it shall keep warm in 
their breasts a lasting affection for our Alma Mater, the Class of 1907 feels that its 
laljor will not have been in vain. 



Charles S. Richardson 

/^|*^() I'ROFESSOR CHARLES S. RICIIARDSOX. who to most all of us 
11 . has been a friend, counsellor and guide, the Senior Class of the Maryland 
^*^ Agricultural College affectionately dedicates this, the eleventh volume 
of the Reveille. 

I^rofessor Richardson was born in Snow Hill. Md.. in 1869. He graduated 
from the Snow Hill High School in 1886, and after graduation took charge of a 
grammar school in Delaware. He was then made principal of the (lirdletree 
(Md.) High School and remained there several years. He then entered the study 
of law under Clayton Purnell. Esq.. a member of the Snow Hill bar. However, 
having a decided preference for literary pursuits and work in the educational field, 
he went to New York and took up the study of bdlcs Icttres and oratory under 
private instructors. He also took courses in physical culture at the Yale School 
of Physical Culture at Lake Chautauqua. He was then for four years principal 
of the Snow Hill High School, and in 1897 ^'^'''s elected to the chair of Public 
Speaking and Physical Culture at the Maryland Agricidtural College, besides 
instructing the Freshman classes in History and English. The degree of A. M. 
was conferred upon him in 1006. 

Professor Richardson is very popular with the student body, taking an active 
interest in all their affairs, especialy in athletics. He took a prominent part in 
the formation of the Maryland Intercolegiate Athletic Association, of which he 
was the first secretary. He is also a well-known lecturer on technical English 
before educational bodies and colleges. 




PROFESSOR RICHARDSON 



Officers and Faculty of Instruction 

Faculty 

R. VV. SILVESTER, 
President and Professor of Mnthcmatics. 

THOMAS H. SPEXCE. A. M., 
Vice-President and Professor of Languages. 

EDWARD LLOVD. MAJOR, U. S. A.. 
Commandant of Cadets. 

H. B. McDonnell, b. s„ m. d., 

Professor of Chemi.stry, State Chemist. 

W. T. L. TALLAFERRO. A. B., 

Professor of Agriculture. 

JAMES S. ROBINSON, 
Emeritus Professor of Horticulture. 

SAMUEL S. BUCKLEY, M.S., U. V, S., 
Professor of Veterinary Science. 

S. A. TALIAFERRO, Ph. D., 
Professor of Physics and Civil Engineering. 

F. B. BOMBERGER, B. S., A. M.. 
Professor of English and Civics, Librarian. 

CHARLES S. RICHARDSON, A. M., 
Director of Physical Culture, Instructor in Public Speaking. 

HARRY GWINNER, M.E., 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering. 

J. B. S. NORTON, M. S.. 
Professor of Vegetable Pathology and Botany, State Pathologist. 

T. B. SYMONS, M.S.. 
Professor of Entomology, State Entomologist. 

C. H. CLOSE, M.S.. 
Professor of Horticulture, State Horticulturist. 



HENRY T. HARRISON, A. M., 
Principal of Preparatory Department, Secretary of the Faculty. 

F. W. BESLEY, A. B., 
Director State Bureau of Forestry, Lecturer on Forestry. 

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Assistants in College Work 

!<:. F. C.AkXKR, M. K., 
Assistant in Meclianical Engint-erin.n l)t-partnient. 

B. E. PORTER. R. S.. 
Assistant in Animal Huslianclry. 

JEROME J. MORGAN, P.. S., 
Assistant in Clicniistry. 

P. M. i\OVIK. 
Lectnrer in Horticnltnrc. 

C. A. REED. B. S.. 

Assistant in Hoi'ticnltnre. 

HOWARD CRISP. 

Assistant in 2ileclianical Engineering Department. 

Assistants in State Work 

FREDERICK II. HLODGETT. M. S., 

Assistant in Vegetable Pathology, Botany and Entomology. 

WILLIAM R. iM. WHARTON, A. M., 

Assistant in Chemistry. 

A. B. GAHAN. B. S., 

Assistant in Entomology and Vegetable Pathology. 

R. C. WILEY. B. S.. 

Assistant in Chemistry. 

J. J. PALMORE, M. S.. 
Assistant in Chemistry. 

J. J. T. GRAHAM, 
Assistant in Chemistry. 

Other Officers 

JOSEPH R. OWENS. .\I. D.. 

Registrar and Treasnrer. 

W, O. EVERSFIEI.D. M. D., 

Snrgeon. 

MISS M. L. SPENCE. 
Stennijrapher. 

MRS. L. K. FITZHLGH. 

Matron. 

E. C. GREEN, 

Steward. 

W. HARRISON, 

E.Necutivc Clerk. 



Calendar for 1906-1907 

First Term 

Scpteiiilier iSth and igtli — luitrance Examinations. 

Thnrsday, Septenilier jotli, i P. M.— CollegL- Work Begins, 

Friday, Deceniljcr Jist. noon. — First Term Ends. 

Friday, December 2ist, noon, to Wednesday, January 2d, noon. — Christmas Holidays, 



Second Term 

Wednesday, January jd. noon. — Second Term Begins 
Wednesday, March 27th — Second Term Ends. 



Third Term 

Wednesday, March 27th, noon, to Tuesday-, .^pril 2(\. 1 P. M. — Easter Holidays, 

Tuesday, April 2d, i P. M. — Third Term Begins. 

June 3d to 8th. — Final E.xamination.s. 

Sunday, June g. — Baccalaureate Sermon. 

Monday, June lotli. — Class Day. 

Tuesday, June nth. — Alumni Day. 

Wednesday, June 12th, 11 A. M. — Commencement Day Exercises. 



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Senior Class Roll 



\\'. T. Mahiinmcv, 
A. N. BOWI.AND, - 
J. P. Muui). - 
A. D. CnCKi-V. 
'Si. A. Hudson, 



President. 

- \'ice-President. 
Secretary. 

- Treasurer. 
I listoriaii. 



Class Cdldrs — Maroon .\ni) 1)1., \ck. 

Class Yell 

Rickcfy-ii.v-coa.v-coa.v! 

Riiicrty-a.v-coa.v-coa.r! 

ll'ah-hoo-ah : 

U'ali-lioo-(ih ! 

11)07. 

Rah ! Rah ! Rah .' 

Senior! Senior! Senior! 



Roll 



M. H. Adams, . 

A. N. BOWLAND, 

R. L. Cai'Kstaw, 

A. I). CoCKICV, . 

Ci, W. FiuoK, . 
II. S. IIaitox. 
C. II. H.\kim;r, . 
K. S. I lol.I,o\vA^■, 

.M. .\. IIIDSON, 
1'. E. IjXNliLL, 

W. T. .M AiioNKv, 
J. I'. .\lri,n, . 

II. II. ( )\VINGS. 

S. T. \ ocKi-:. . 

II. I). WiM.IAR. 1r. 



Pn'nce.ss Anne. Md. 
Kinoston. Aid. 
San Jiian. Porto Rico 
( )\vins.;-s .Mills. .\ld. 
Thurniont. Mel. 
I'Lscataway. .\ld. 
Baltimore. Md. 
Rosaryville. .\ld. 
Stockton, Md. - 
l''alnioutli, Mass. 
Leeds. .Md. 
Cheltenham. .\ld. 
Sim])sonville. Md. 
I'.allimore. .Md. 
Catonsville, Md. 



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M(jKKis lli:xRV Ada.ms. First Lieutenant 1'. Company, 



Princess Anne. Md 



(.'/r'// Eiii:,iiicciiii^^. 

Manager Fuothall Team. '07; President Morrill Literary Society. '07; Treasurer 
June Ball Organization: Cliairman Reception Committee Rossbourg Club; Junior 
Orator. '07 ; Debater in Maryland-Delaware Debate, '06-07 : Valedictorian. 07. 

1)1 orulory the zcil! tiiiist doiiiiiiutc. — Hare. 

// is hiKv' Ti'C li'7-c or 'a'hal we loi'c Unit innki's lis good. — Eliot. 



Morris was born in December. 
1887. at .Maple Grove. Somer.set 
County. Maryland. The foundation 
for his vast fund of kno\vled,;^e was 
received at Rehoboth .\cademy. In 
iSijy he removed to Princess Anne, 
entering- the high school there, and 
graduating in the spring of i<)04. it 
is needless to say. with high honors, 
being \'aledictorian of a large class. 
The folic iwing fall he directed his steps 
to the Maryland Agricultural, and en- 
tered the distinguished class of 1907, 
in its sophomore year, taking the civil 
engineering course. 

.Morris is one of our great orators, 
l)eing chosen orator for Class Day last 
year, as well as one of the debaters 
with Delaware, both tliis and last year. 
1 le is a great admirer of the fair 
se.x. his ready wit always making him 
a favorite. Of late he has been .going' 

to \\'ashingt(in (|uite often, and it is ])ossihle that he has also been smitten by 

Cupid's arrow. 

As a commissioned officer, Adams is liked by the student Ixnh' and held in 

high esteem by his company. 

Morris is very ])opular with the students, and we all wish him a lung and 

successful life. 




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liuwAKD Ali;XA.\I)Kk Blair. First Lieutenant Company C, 



r.altiniore, .Md. 



Civil Eiii;iiiccriiii;. 

President Class, '05, '06, "07; Manager Footliall Tuani. '06; Chairman Fluor 
Committee Rossbourg Club; Secretary Athletic Cnuncil, '06. 



There U no filter tiling. I n'eeii. on eiirlh llitin wonutn's love to him ic/k; inny be the otijeet 
of it. — Luther. 

"Wiggles" — this piece of humanity 
was born on November 21, 1887, at 
Irvington, a surburban town of Balti- 
more. He attended the public schools 
of this town imtil he reached the 
fourth grade, when he went to Balti- 
more and entered the schools of that 
city. Just before the time for him to 
be graduated from the high school he 
left this country to study in Germany. 
Returning the following year he en- 
tered Maryland Agricultural College 
in the fall of 1902. Owing to sickness 
in his sophomore year he was forced 
to drop back to the class of 1907. 

Since "W'iggs" has become a mem- 
ber of the Class of '07 he has had to 
take but very few examinations ; how- 
ever, this is easily accounted for, for 
he is natiiralh' a bright l)o\'. 

"Wiggles," as manager of the foot- 
ball team of 1906, arranged a very 
creditalile schedule. 

It was on Commencement Da\- of last year when "Wiggs" was first smitteu 
with that imdying ])assion. love. When he returned in the fall he would weary 
of the com])anionship of "1 licky" and wander off to see his loved one. 

Last fall "W'iggs" took an examination to enter the Revenue Cutter Service 
as a cadet. It is needless to say that he jiassed. "W'iggs" left us the first of that 
November, but has made trecjuent visits to College as well as Rixerdale, since Uien. 

"W'iggs" was very ])o])ular with the students and always the leading spirit in 
the Class of '07. He has been president of our class since he came to us in our 
sophomore year. 

We all wish him nnich success. 

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WiLLiA.M AlI'KKu XAiK.xii LiowLAXD, Secoiul Lieut. Co. A, 



Kingston, Aid. 



Alcchanical Engineering. 

President Rossbourg Club: Member .\tbletic Council, '07: .\tliletic Editor 
RkveillE; Member Football Squad, '04, OS, '06 ; Vice-President Class 07; Presi- 
dent New Mercer Literary Society, '07; Manager Tennis Team; Secretary and 
Treasurer New Mercer Literary Society, '06; Sergeant-at-Arms .Athletic Council, 
"06; Junior Shield Bearer. '06. 

He is II strung iiuiii ti'/io luii lii'ld liis m^'ii o[<iniiiii. — Emerson. 
Interest blinds sniiic f'ei>['le. and enliglitens otiiers. — La Roche. 



"ISig Guard," or lx*tter known as 
"ilickey," accidented himself into this 
great world of ours on tlu- 12th day 
of Xovember, 1885. Little <Hd the 
natives of Kingston realize what a 
great miracle had been performed ; 
little did tliey dream at the time that 
this small piece of humanity would 
some day be one of the bright stars 
illuminating the bright firmament of 
the "Eastern Sho'." But lo ! such did 
come to ]3ass, and we are proud of it. 
It was in the fall of 1904. having 
drunk the cup of knowledge of Som- 
erset County to its dregs that Dowland 
was welcomed to the Maryland Agri- 
cultural College. 

"L.ig Guard" was very popular with 
the boys during his college course. 
This fact is very much evidenced by 
tile number of offices he held, and he 
deserves credit for the ease and pro- 
ficiency in which he filled his worthy and numerous positions. l'>ow!and played 
"guard" on the 'varsity football team for three seasons, and to sav that his work 
along this particular line was of an excellent character is but a mild wa\- of ex- 
pressing the wide known fact that he was a good all-round football man. 

Resides being a good military man, "Hickey" is quite a society "belle." It is 
due to this fact that he was unanimously elected president of the Rossbourg Club. 
As such he showed marked ability in successfully managing social functions. The 
dances given this year under his auspices have been mvich enjoyed. 

The Class of 1907 wishes our subject all the happiness and prosperity that 
can be possibly crowded into one life. 




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RoGii.io LiU.iii Dii';('.u Caim;stan\', Thinl Lieut. Compan_\- C, 

Ciri! Ew'tnccriii";. 



Porto Rico. 



Assistant Humorous Editur i)f Reveille; Secretary Alorrill Literary Society; 
Basketball Team. 'o5-'o6 ; Track Team, 'o5-'o6. 

// is from the difference ii'c' feel between tlic finitude of fact and llie infiiiilnde of fanlasy 
llial all Cfils si'ring zchicli torment humanity. — Rousseau. 

Miilta /^aucis — Much in little. 

( )n the twelfth day of .\'o\'ciiiher 
ill the year of i88'), the town of .Maya- 
guez had its population increased by 
one when "Cappie" appeared on this 
mundane sphere. Little he was, hut 
the people of that city had wide expec- 
tations, and their e-xpectations have not 
S'one astray. 

After ulitaining" all the knowledt^e 
that the public schools of that place 
could t;ive him, he decided to come to 
this section of the United States to 
complete his education. 

It was in the fall of I<j02 when 
R().g;ilio Lilio Diego landed in the 
great city of Baltimore, and after 
studying the English language with a 
preiwratory course at Deichman's for 
two years, he entered tlie so|5homore 
class at the .Maryland .\gricultnral 
College, and soon was able to say. 
"Dot .\daius bo\' has been delling 
you dings." 

Cape.stany has engaged in .■itliletics during his entire coursi\ ]ilaying i>n the 
.second football and baseball teams, as well as jjlaying ba.sketd)all and running. 
This spring we expect to see him in the field of the first team. 

lie has been an excellent stuilent all during his course, especially in mathe- 
matics. In surveying he is es|)eciall\ fond of the cold and the deep mud, never 
coming to the building more than three times in one afternoon to get the mail 
tiiat always fills the "C" box. 

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Ai.i:.\.\M)i;k Dklmmiim) CncKi'V. First Lieut, and Adjutant, 



(ilvndun, Md. 



Cvz •// Bnginccriii g. 

Treiisurcr SL-ninr Class. '07: Chainnan Ruceptidii Coniniittec June Call Organi- 
zation ; Jnnior and Senior Shield Bearer. 



Kiic/u'lccii^c is friHid llhil he :his Icani'd so inuc'i : z^-isiloiii is liiiiiihic that lie kiiirci.'S 110 
iiuirc. — Cooper. 

Alexander, alias "Alec,"' first saw 
sunlight in W'orthington's N'alley, Bal- 
timore County, Maryland. June 2t,. 
188C). His early education was ab- 
sorbed in the public schools of Balti- 
more County, and in the Deichman's 
and Alarston's Schools in Baltimore 
City. 

lie landed in our midst in the fall 
lit 1901, and the next fall fountl him a 
member of the class of naughty-six. 
in 11)03, however, owing to sickness, 
he had to leave his class, and in 1904 
lie joined the ranks of naugty-seven. 
"Alec" always would study — when he 
did not go to Hyattsville — or when no 
one else studied fur him — so b}- his 
industry he kept pace with the rest of 
his classmates. 

"Alec" is a mihtary man. Init he 
has skipjjed "tactics." 

As a lady's man he ranks among 

the first in the schonl. When he is n<il surveying or sleeping he ma\- be found 

among the ladies in Hyattsville. 

"Alec" has been a good student and is ending a successfid course in civil 

engineering. 




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Gl'y \\"lSl)TZK^.^' Imimk, ^^cchikI Lii.'iU. Cnnipans I'. 



'IMuirniniii, Aid. 



Hor/iciiltiirul. 

Treasurer nt Rossliciurg CUili, '07; Mana;4er uf ISaseliall Team. '07 ^ lUisiiiess 
Manager of Rkvkii.i.k, '07; Vice-President of Class, '05; Secretary of .Vtliletic 
Council. '07; Member of Varsity Football Team, seasons '05-06. 

Think of i'(MV, but wurk on. — (jeor.ge Herbert. 
Ut'iiins 'i^'ins sonirlinu's. hnl Irani icork alu'ovs. 



"Guy" wa.s lx)rn un the 7th of ,AIay. 
1886, ill Thuniiunt, Frederick County. 
Alarxland. \\i^ schola.stic career be- 
L;aii ill tile inihlic scIk^oIs of that town. 
W liile still of teiuler years he decided 
to taste of Western life, and therefore 
went to N'ancouver, Washington 
State. However, he returned to his 
original home in Maryland and spent 
a year in the Thunnont High School. 
The following fall. 1903. he entered 
the Maryland Agricultural College, 
where he pursued the horticultural 
course. From but a mere child. "Guy" 
has taken a great pleasure in studying 
Xature. and his only . ambition (be- 
sides to get married) is to be a second 
lUirbank. 

Uur young liorticnltiirist also took 
a great part in athletics, and has done 
e.xcellent work in that respect for our 
.\lnia .Mater. He played on the 

'varsity football team for two years, and on the second team for one 
was elected to the 'varsit\- relax- team for the I'niversity of Pemisylv:: 
in K/55, and did fine work on tlu' hasket-Iiall team of tiiat year. 

It is useless to say that "Guy" has had a most successful career at 
but we ;dl wish him the greatest success in the future that mortal c; 
obtain. 




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CiiARLiis IIamii^Ton llAKi'iiK. Third Lieut. Company A, 

Mechanical Eiii^inccring. 



Baltiniure, Md. 



President Y. M. C. A.. '07 ; Vice-President Y. M. C. A., '06; Treasurer Y. M. 
C. A., '05; Manager Track Team, '07: Vice-President New Mercer Literary 
Society. '07; Chairman Invitation and Program Committee Rossbunrg Club; 
Assistant Manager June Call Organization. 

.( mail who lius nothing to do is the ilcrH's phiyfcUow. — J. G. Holland. 

you may defend upon it that he is n good man wliose iiiliiiiale friends are good. — Lavater. 

■'Rat" todk time to be born in Bal- 
liniore, Maryland, on ( )ctobcr 31, 
i88cS. W'e conjecture tliat lii.'; early 
ilay.s were .spent in the accnmplish- 
luenl of those tbiny.s which he had 
time til do. 

1 !e pre|)are(l himself for enterinj;- 
.Maryland .\gricultural College by at- 
tendino- for seven years the public 
schools of lialtimore, and for one year 
the lialtimore Preparatory School. 

Since his entrance to .Mar\lan(l 
.\o-rii7i,itiiral College in the fall of 
1 903 he has shown the faculty of 
making good marks on his reputation. 

"Rat" is keenly interested in atli- 
letics. especially foi;)tl)al! and track. His work for the Y. M. C. .\. reflects much 
credit upon him and we expect great things of him along that line. 




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Hannibal SanFiird Hatton_, First Licul. Cunipany C, 



Piscatawav, .Md. 



Civil Engineering. 

Treasurer May I'lall Organization, '06; Trcasnrir AlhV'tic Association, '07; 
Associate Editor RicvKii.Li;, '07. 

He is a man of unbounded stmniuii. 

Love at tu'o and tzcenty is a terrible inloxiralini: draft. — Ruftini. 



TTaniiilial, better known to us, 
])rubal:)ly, as "I log." was born at Pis- 
catawav, Maryland, on ( )ctober 9, 
1886. He attended tbe pulilic schools 
of Prince George's Comity, and also 
the Clinton High School. When they 
could teach him no more he entered 
the Maryland Agricultural College, 
where he has made a record both as a 
student and as an eater. It was while 
trying for this last record that the 
members of the football team, of which 
lie was a valuable member, gave him 
the name bv which he is so well known 
to us. 

"Hog," like the majority of us. is 
fond of the ladies .and has never been 
known to stag a dance at Al. A. C. 
He also receives many letters, and has 
been excused from the class room 
more than once when he was too im- 
|)atient to wait for the closing time. 
It has been said that he has smuggkn 
(".winner than has any iitber student. 

I'.ut aside from all this, he finds time tn study, and seldom makes a 7.'\p 
he nia\- prijsi)er in an\ wurk he ma\ lake up is the wish of the Class of ujoj 




led more letters into the classroom of Prof. 

That 



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Edwix Seaerook Hollowav. Captain Company B, 



Rosarvville, Md. 



M Cilutiiical Eiii^iiiccriiii:, 



Treasurer RicvEii.u; ; Vice-President ;Morrill Literary Society; Cliairman Floor 
Coinniittee Riissl)ourg Club: Cliairman Floor Committee June Ball Organization. 

Digiiily mid h'l'c do not blend i^'cU. nor do Ihcy continii<- loni^ toiirtlicr.—0\'\d. 
His wit inzntcs you by his looks to conic, 
But when you knock, it never is at home. — Cowper. 

Edwin S. Holloway, alias "Ed.," 
was born in Baltimore, Maryland, Jan- 
nary 1 8. 1886. He lived in that city 
for .seven years, when he changed his 
place of abode to the beautiful fields 
and sweet iareezes of f^rince George's 
County, and finally settled at Rosary- 
\-ille, Maryland. 

lie attended the public schools of 
that vicinity and was well known as a 
hrioht scholar. In his desire to fur- 
ther his educational ])ursuits, he en- 
tered the freshman class of Maryland 
.Vgricultural College in September, 
11)04. 

Edwin, being very energetic and 
studious, completed the freshman and 
S(i])liiimiire classes with the highest 
honors. Me is a very close adherent 
to the college rules and his name can 
ver\' seldom be fdund on the delin- 
(juency list. "Ed." also made quite 

a record in th.e Jttnior Class iti spite of the many obstacles encountered in the 

Department of Physics and Calculus. 

It was during this period of his life that he made his debut in the realm 

reigned over by the fairer sex. To this fact we contribute any "back-sliding" in 

his scholastic iluties. for he was very faithftil and ])rompt to the calls of Cupid. 
Besides such pleasures, Edwin is a very ambitious and stern ymnig man. and 

when duty calls he is always there with a will. 

If he continues iiis i>resent record we are sure that liis life will be a success. 

and our Alma Mater will be pnunl of such a son. We wish him ever\' treasure 

and success that life has iia store for an ambitious young man. 




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.Mark An'i'iki.w llrnsuN, Second l^ieut. C(inipan_\ C, 



Slni-ktiin, M(l. 



HorticiiltiiniL 

Manager Baskellcill Team. '07; AssisiaiU F.ditur lvi:vi;n.i.K ; Class I lisldrian 
and Prophet. 



Luck is iT'iTV/Zi/'f,!,' ill fr:iiiioliiiii. — Cervantes. 

IVc cirr siiili sliiff us ilmiiiis nrr iiuulc of. am! mir littli- liz'rs arc roiiiiiU'il t^'illi ii slrrl^.- 
Tempcst. 

On Deceniljcr y^ 18S7, down in 
Stockton, Maryland, among the toma- 
to cans and sand hills of the "Eastern 
Sho"." a great thint;' came to pass. 
.Mark .\nth(in\. alius ".^([iiirrel." was 
1)1 ini. 

This event was the occasion fm^ a 
great deal of noise 1)\- him. in whicli 
"Sqilirrel"' then and sinci' has al\\a\s 
taken the keenest (lelight. 

From the lionr of his liirth he 
showed an aptitude for study, lie at- 
tended the Stockton 1 ligh Schoul foi- 
the period of ten \ears. and was i.;ra(hi- 
ated therefrom with high iKjnors. In 
the fall of |(;()4 he entered the so]iho- 
more class of .Maryland .\gricnltm-al 
College. 

Hudson never was hothered much hy his lessons, hnt being natnr.-dly a hriglU 
youth, is still with old 'oj. 




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Frank Eujaii Linnkll, Captain Compan)- C, -. - - - - Falmouth, Mass. 

Mechanical Engiiiccriug. 

Assistant Manager Baseball Team, '06 ; Junior Herald ; Secretary Rossbourg 
Club ; Secretary Athletic Association ; Treasurer Morrill Literary Society ; 
Assistant Business Manager RevKille; Chief Rooter; End Man in Minstrel Show. 

.1/(1); is a military animal, dcii'^hls in i;unl^incdcr and li'Z'CS j^aradc. — Proverb. 



At the summer resort of Falmoutli, 
Massachusetts, there was born on June 
3, 1887, a Yankee who seemed to be 
gifted with those powers that go 
toq-ether to make up an athlete, and 
also a scientific charmer of the "fairer 
sex." 

lly the number (jf schools that 
"Elijah" has attended, one would 
think he is cjuite a learned man, and in 
fact he is. to "a certain extent ;" any- 
way, in his own estimation. 

In the fall of 1903 he took up his 
al)0(lc at the well-renowned Maryland 
.Agricultural College. "Elijah" was 
always a studious lad. and a lo\-cr of 
that easy study, "Calculus." 

Whenever he was detailed to be 
O. D. on Saturday, away he would go 
to find some of his classmates and 
appeal to them with the same old ex- 
cuse, "Will yon go on O. D. for me 
Saturday? I have a special theatrical 
engagement for that night, and it must be filled." 

■'Elijah" always took great interest in his company, and perhaps developed in 
it the degree of perfectness that it had, but when he was absent it was always 
understood that the company would be "on the hog." 
Kee]) it lip. "Elijah." 




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William Terry AIahoxky, 



Leeds, M(l. 



Classical. 

President Class, '07 ; President Athletic Association, '07 ; Editor-in-Chief 
Reveille; Historian, '06; Treasurer, '07; Secretary Intercollegiate Athletic 
Association, '07 ; Chairman Refreshment Committee Rossbowrg Club, "07 ; Chair- 
man Rcfresliment Committee June Piall Organization. 

He iicrcr kiu'-c pain zvlio never felt the panics of lij;\\ — Platen, 
Leaniiiig is my sole delight. — Petrarch. 



Mahoney, better known as "Pat," 
began his eventful career on Septem- 
ber II, 1883. ( )f his early Hfe we 
know little, but feel safe in saying- that 
he was not a good baby. His first 
words were taken in Latin, and wlien 
translated mean, "I will he a great law- 
yer." 

Having received the limited in- 
struction given in the public schools of 
Cecil County, he entered the Elkton 
High Schoiil. ( )n accnunt of lack of 
space, only a few uf his achievements 
can be mentioned. 1 le took the classi- 
cal course, and it is needless to say, 
came out last in mathematics. He was 
ca])tain of the fnnlhall team in loon. 
|)laying iialf-l)ack. 

.\fti.r leaving high schocil he was 
in the employ of a business firm for 
three years. It was during this time 
that he was in the throes of that awful 

passion, love. He came to Alarxland Agricultural Colle,ge ho])ing that the diver- 
sion might cure him, but his case seemed Impeless. He would sit up until the 
wee' hours of the morning, writing long letters declaring his sincrrity and ever- 
lasting love. It all came to a dramatic end, however, and we are still in the dark 
as to the jiarticidars. He, too, has a special at Ilyattsville, but old memories make 
him a cauliuus lover. 

His career at .\lar\land .\gricultural College has been a most successful one. 
1 le cajjlured the Jimior medal, and as the last classical graduate, we are ])roud of 
him. We know him to be a deep deljatcr. his pet l(i|iies bi'ing, 'Wgnoslicism," 
"Involution." and "The ( )rigin of the Irish Language." 

From his natural ability, and from bis exi)erience gained in arguing with the 
])rofessor of civics, we have every reason to believe his yntUhful prediction will 
come true. 

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John Posey Mudd, Captain Company A, - - - 

Mechanical Bii-'iiiccrim 



Cheltenham, Md. 



Secretary Class, 'o6-'o7 ; Art Editor Revicii.i.K ; Treasurer Y. M. C. A., 'oCi ; 
Secretary June Ball Organizaticui. 



A bold, bad man : 

The ladies call hint sweet. — Proverb. 
/ t'ouuce I'll wlial is mine i^'liere-,'er I find it. — Marmoiitel, 

"Johnnie" first took up the responsi- 
bilities of this life in the city of Balti- 
more, March 12, 1888. He was a very 
precocious youth, and after passing 
through the schools of Prince George's 
County with ease, entered Maryland 
Aj;rictilliiral College in the fall of 
i()03. 

"fohnnie" is one of the most re- 
markable business men wIki have ever 
attended college, and has the "rep." 
(if selling more "good things" tn inno- 
cent "rats" than any other man in the 
college. Witness the postcards and 
calendars. He is now engaged on a 
fiiur-volume work containing a resume 
of his experiences, entitled "Graft," 
..r "How I Did It." 

However, with all his btisiness af- 
fairs, he has still found time to culti- 
vate the social graces, having great ad- 
miration for numerous members of 
the fair sex, and always looking out for other worlds to conquer. It is rumored 
that he has won the heart of one of the sweet maidens of Prince George's, but 
you camiot always tell. 

Mudd has always taken high rank in scholastic work and student affairs, be- 
sides having one of the best drilled companies in the battalion. Judging from 
his past record, we predict and hope for him a happy and prosperous future. 




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Hi'.XRV IldWAKn 0\viN(",s, First Lieut. Cunipanv A. 



Siniiisonsvillc, Mi 



Ch'il liiii^iiiccriiii;. 

Assistant Humorous Editor Ri.vkii.i.e, '07; Cli:iinnriii In\ ilatirni ,nul Protjrnni 
Committee June Ball, '07. 

Jl'il is the flower of iiiuv^iiialion. — Livy. 

Must I lra<\- tlirc, '\iradist-. 

'I'hcc. luitixc soil. Ilu-sc luil'f^y Ti'(//':.( iiiid sliudrs.' — Milloii. 



For the five years following (Jcto- 
ber 3, 1885. we know but little of the 
subject of our sketch. For more re- 
cent (lata we have btit to refer to cur- 
rent journals dealing with society, lit- 
erature and music to find all about him. 

"Reddy's" ])rimary education was 
received in the ptiblic schools of How- 
ard County. Later, he entered the 
"Simpleville" High School, where he 
carried (iff all honors as well as some 
other things which did not Ix'long to 
him. 

Mis early days at Maryland .Agri- 
cultural College were filled with ad- 
ventttre. Immediately after his en- 
trance he told the Commandant of his 
preference for the sword rather than 
the gun, but his request at the time 
was not granted. 

He was a corporal during his soph- 
omore year. From that he was pro- 
moted to the rank of sergeant in Company "A." and tlun to his present jh 

"Ri-(ld\" has ;dways done well in his classes, matliematics being his f; 
branch, lie has a great liking for girls and has favorites from I'liiladel] 
I lyattsville. and from m;tlerial worlds to Lai^adise, 

It is not through any respect for custom or compliment lli;il we iired 
him a bright fntinw and extend to him om^ best wishes for good fortune. 




isition. 
ivofite 
ihia lo 

ici for 



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Stanley Torney VockE, Second I^ieut. and Quartermaster, - Baltimore, Md. 

Chemical. 

Vice-President Athletic Association ; Associate Editor Reveilli;. 

Grace has been defined as the oulzcurd e.vt^ressinn of the iw^i'ard harmony. — Hazlitt. 
B.vperienee makes ez'en fools iinse. — Proverb. 

Vocke, alias "Vockey," was born 
ill Baltimore August 8, 1887. His 
first notoriety was gained from the 
way he played "hookey" from the pub- 
lic schools of Baltimore. It was while 
on one of these expeditions that he 
saw a crowd of cadets in AI. A. C. 
uniform, and as he had about finished 
the course in the public schools, he 
decided that he would go to the Mary- 
laiul Agricultural College. 

Accordingly, he entered the portals 
of this institution in the fall of 1903, 
and started in to learn the scientific 
methods of farming. During the soph- 
omore year, however, he became so 
infatuated with the assistant professor 
of chemistry, that he finally decided to 
devote his life to chemical research. 
iM-nni the progress he has made in this 
direction he bids fair to become a 
second Liebig. 
During the Junior }ear he and his old side partner, John Lether Showell, other- 
wise known as "Shike," kept open house. Their apartments were always thronged 
with students, and never for an instant did they feel the lack of hospitality and 
good-fellowship. \'ocke dealt out tobacco with a lavish hand, and "Shike" kept 
up a continual flow of melody on his guitar. 

But although \'ocke was famed for his hospitality, he still kept his high place 
in his class, and when the study of German and Chemistry was taken up, it was 
he who safely steered the class through the mazes of intricate compositions and 
constructions, which can be found between the parts of a separable verb. 

Stanley has the quality of combining a good disposition with great determina- 
tion, and we bespeak for him great success in his chosen profession. 




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Harry Dugani: \\'ii,liar. Jr.. Cadet Major, 



Catons\ilk'. Mi 



Ciznl Enginccriii"-. 



President June Ball Organization, '07; Vice-Prosiik-nt Rnsslimn'g CUili, 
lluniciruLis Editor Reveii.LK, '07; Junior Orator, '06; Salntatorian. 



07; 



A lion among ladies is a most itiwiillul Itiiiig. 
Man, proitd man. itrcsl in a litllr brief aulhorily. — Shakespeare. 



Baltimore lias always been a re- 
nowned city throughout the country, 
but it added to its fame when it gave 
birth to 11. 1). W'illiar, Jr., on Decem- 
ber 24, 1885. 

At the age of eight, the family 
moved to Baltimore County and later 
to Catonsville. where they now reside. 

Marry received his early etlucation 
in the public schools of I'laltimore. His 
father, seeing a great future before 
his brilliant son, sent him to Marvland 



Agricultural College while quite young, 
and entered the pre])aratory de])art- 
ment. He entered the college next 
year, a member of the '07 class. 

Mechanical engineering seemed to 
be his choice, which he jnirsued until 
reaching the jmiinr class, when lie 
changed to civil engineering, in which 
course he has done good work. 

Society seems to be Harry's 
greatest attraction and the whole time he has been at college 
foremost among' the ladies. He has always made frei|uent 
and we think Cupid has smiled on him. 

As a cadet major. W'illiar lias failh fully |)erfiirme(l his 1 
one of our best battalions. 

We wish him success in the future. 




he h; 
visits 



IS alw 
In II 



ays been 
\attsville 



his diUies and lias m;ide 



3lu lUnnttrtam 



Charles Carroll Vrooman 

CLASS 1907 



Died October 18th, 1905 



Suii-ict and evcniii.a star. 

And one clear call fur inc. 
And may there lie no moaning ot the liar 

When I pnt ont to sea. 

For tho' from out our liourue of lime and space 

The Hood may hear nic far. 
I hope to see my Pilot face to face 

When 1 have crossed the har. 




History of Class of 1907 

A1\1)L\' has it SL-c-iiicd fdur iiiinitlis, instead oi lour \cars, siiiLX' tlic Class 
iif Kioj entered the ])(jrtals nf the Maryland Ai^ricnltiiral Ci>lleL;e. When 
we look back oxx-r our career we are at once reminded of the main 
"trials and tribulations" we have encountered: yet the\' were happx- da\s. To 
those who have never experienced it. I will sa\' it is impossible to realize the <Iee]) 
feelin,q" of regret we have when we bid adieu to our friends, oiu- Alma .Mater and 
its surroundintjs.. 

Owing" to some unforeseen circiniistance. it ha]ipened that in the fall of ii;i\^ 
this great bunch of no1)le minds, "mushroom heroes," as we were afterward called, 
matriculated at this institution of learning. 

As Freshmen we numbered forty-eight, and com|)ared well in e\er\ |iarticular 
to other Freshman classes. ( )f course, we receixed our share of the "paddle," 
and in some cases perhaps more, for some of our number (in getting their 
revenge out on the under classmen) have been inclined to make use of the instru- 
ment from their first day as "old boys" until June in njoj. 

Time wore slowly on. but during the year we eventually took part in all 
athletics, and were well represented on all the teams. June examinations finally 
came and great indignation burneil within us. that we should ])ass them all ami 
become full-fledged Sophs. 

When school reopened the following Se]>lember, ami the threshold of .\1. .\. C. 
was again darkened by our presence, we were surprised. \ et overjoyed, to see a 
large number of Ijriglit looking .\oniig fellows to take the places of those we 
had left behind to get a more thorough knowdedge of the l*'reshinaii studies. .\t 
once we started on a remarkable career that will be remembered for ages to 
come. We numliered forty-five, and in many instances was it demonstraled to 
the world how those forty-five stood in unison, following their renowned leader 
and brushing aside every obstacle which confroule<l them. 

It was during the first term of this \-ear that we established die "honor" 
svstem in classroom and examination wurk. .\s usual, the |uiiior> lollowed our 
lead, and in a few weeks had established the sanu- tiling in llieir class, 

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Tlie class football game was pla}-ed with the Juniors, but it was somewhat 
of a fake. The Juniors, from lack of nerve, would not play the second half, 
thereby not allowing us to demonstrate fully our ability as football players. 

One night during this year we visited a little village named Hyattsville and 
woke up a certain Cobb in the midst of his slumbers. He immediately extended 
to us his hospitality and locked us very securely behind the bars. By a little 
demonstration of applied mechanics 

We were all soon free, 

.\nd back just in time for reveille. 

Easter and June "exams" were successfully passed, and tiie following Septem- 
ber found us nearly all back. 

Hardly had we started on nur year's Avork when Death visited us and took 
from our number a well-beloved friend, whose place can never be filled. 

We contributed very generously to athletics during this year, being creditably 
represented (jn all the teams. 

At this stage of our career we had begun to realize for what purpose we had 
been sent to College, and were ever striving toward the attaimnent of that end. 
■ Ml the examinations were successfully passed and we were fully equipped to 
assume the responsibilities of Seniors. 

( )wing to various causes, our class has dwindled down to fifteen in numl)er. 
While this is (|uite a decrease from the original number, yet, great or small, we 
can .say that we have done all in our power to raise the standard of College life. 

( )ur Senior year has passed without a blemish. We n<nv find it the most 
difficult ijniblem of (lur College career to bid adieu to the many friends we have 
made within these walls. ( )nr academic course is finished, and as we leave this 
little College world to go out into that greater world of life, we bear with us the 
greatest feeling of gratitude for our Alma Mater, and many pleasural)le memories 
of the hapjiy days that have ])assed. 




^r^^/lt^/? 




Senior Roasts 



y\i).\.\is. — "The Lloy ()ratiir of tliL- l^astcni Shn'." "'I'nUli from his Hps 
prevailed with iloiihle s\va^■." An aiithnrity on hase hues and offsets : also, the 
topography of College Park. A iiatron of the "City and Snbnrljan." 

BowLANU. — A wise man ( ?) from the sand hills of Somerset. C.reat dis- 
turber of the peace-of-mind of the ladies. Author of "Mow to Write Good 
English" and "The Principles of Political Economy According to Me." A Her- 
cules coupled with the grace of Apollo. 

C.M'iiST.wv. — A Porto Rican e.xotic. Alenilier (jf the Civil Service Commis- 
sion. A collector of post cards and hric-a-brac. Sometimes takes a han<l in 
the "game." An ex])ert in Anglicised Sl>anish slang. .V wise man withal. 

CoCKEV. — The man with the great pull among the "fair sex." The statis- 
tician par excellence of the class. Com])iler of several volumes of the AI. .\. C. 
Re]iorts. Author of "Mow to Woo ( >ver the 'Phone," etc. 

FiuoK. — .\n authority on "frenzied finance" and Shakespeare, lias made a 
S])ecial study of the "influence of Evolution on the Propagation of Crab Grass." 
A frequenter of the "V'ille." Plas an immense business correspondence. 

H.\Ki'Kk. — A virtuous emigrant from Baltimore. Author of "Graft as She is 
Practiced in the V. Al. C. A." The leader of the two "forlorn hopes." Famed 
for his promjjtness in handing in themes. () \-e gofls ! win' this lie? 

H.NTTON. — An epicure from Southern Maryland. "1 think I will stay a jot 
for dinner." Compiler of "The Love Letters of a Bachelor," an indeterminate 
series. A publican and tax gatherer, also a sinner. The man with the [(oreine 
voice. 



1 loi.i.iiw A^■. — lie knows Imw tn run up accuunts. Jui;'L;lcr (if "trust" funds 
and securities. Author of "Trips to r.altiniorc.'" or. "L'p Against It." Waiting' 
for Dr. ( )\vcns to give up liis job. lie basks in the smiles of beautiful women. 

Hui)S(Ji\. — Transported from the "l'*astern Sho'." ( )f a soninamlnilislic nahu'e, 
"Alacbeth doth murder sleep." Disciple of the great plant wizard, llurbank. 
I'.elieves that apples have evolved from lemons. Editor of Hoylc's "How to I May 
ritch." Author of ".Midnight Diversions." 

LiXN'Ki.i.. — ( Jriginalh- from .Massachusetts. "( )h ! what a fall was there, niv 
countrymen." Does work in the .\l. E. Dept. ( ?) Is the only man in the class that 
has a valet. Tobacco s])eculator, iir<imoter of glee clubs, etc. 

.Mahoxky. — A successful jeickey. Constant snuiker of the |iernicious weed, 
lie delves into musty languages and legal terms. "He has been to a feast of 
languages, and has stolen the scraps." Firm believer in the principles of graft. 
Author of "Joys of an Editor," or "How I liecame Bughouse." 

.Mnm. — Ccjnies from Cheltenham. As a business man he has no equal. Will 
succeed j. D. Rockefeller, as he understands the principles of moilern graft thor- 
oughlv. .Vuthor of "The Entreiireneur as the Residual Claimant." Talks know- 
ingl\- on every subject except mechanical engineering. Authority on art as a 
jiastime. 

()wixi-.s. — The r.eau r.rummell of ,Sim])sonville. .\dmirer of the fair sex. 
I las been studying civil engineering, but knows more about comniencemeul 
invitations. Has a beautiful tenor voice, and is an authority on melodies in Z Hat. 

\',n-K|.:. — Rescued from Jones" Falls. Uses an enormous amount of Union 
Leader, "Oh, Divine Tobacco!" A man with possibilities as a chemist, (ireatesl 
living authoritv on acorns, .\utlior of thai ali.strnse and paradoxical work entitled 
"Acorns as Food for Tliought." 

Wii.i.iAK. — .\ gav voung Lothario from Catonsville. Is partial to ilu'ology, 
as taught at the "\ ille." An unlinished onilor, det'|i student of tactics, and 
anthoril\ on the ])reservation of order in the barracks. Is sujiposed to belong to 
tlie \. .M. C". .\., but was connected with a (piestionable business affair. Author 
of "C.irls I llave Met" and "Mow to Command the I'altalion Ciracefnlly." 

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Senior Class Ode 



We have acliiuvcd a triumph 

When we have reached tliis chiss ; 
For all our pains and toding 

And troiihles in tlie past. 
The world seems vastly hrighter. 

Tile outlook more serene. 
And now we are rejoicing 

For the victory we have gained. 

We shall ever raise our standard 

Of earnestness and truth, 
For our lives are all depending 

On the ideals of our youth. 
From First Call in Septemher, 

To linal "taps" in June, 
Let out foremost thought 1)e duty; 

Let no one be immune. 

The Senior Class is leaving — 

We now must hid farewell. 
We're under obligations 

To those who've done so well 
We hope each one will prosper 

And make his life sublime. 
And may they cherish always 

The name we love to hear. 
For we shall always praise it — 

The College we hold dear. 



J. P. M., 'o; 



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Some Information 



Members in Class — 15. 

i'olitics — Democrats, 5 ; Reiniblieans, 3 ; Alucjwuiiips, j ; Xihilists, 2 ; Anar- 
chists, I ; Socialists, i ; Prohibitionists, i. 

Religion — Episciipal, 3: Methcxlisls, 2; Christian Scientists, 2; AbirnKms, 2; 
^hihanlnledans. 1 ; lluililhisls, 1 ; .Vynostics, 1 : I'agans, 3. 

llest Looking Man in Class — (Swings. 

Ab)st I'dpular Alan in Class — Tie 1)otween Almlil anil W'illiar. 

Laziest Alan in Class — Hard tight between llndson and Alalmney, bnt llndsun 
wiin lint. 

Alost C(inii)etent Xursc — IViwland. 

jiest I'eeiler in Class — llaltun. by oxerw helming niajoiaty. 

I'.est All-. Around Ladies' Man — A'ocke. 

llest C.rafter — Alahoncy: AUidd seennd. 

Most Eloquent Orator — Cai)estany : Adams and Williar also ran. 

Alost Successful Lover — Firor : Cockey close second. 

I'aN'orite Loafing Place — Rig.gs i louse. 

I''a\iirile Song — "I'nder llie Auheuser-Lusch." 



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Junior Class 



CiiDPKR. ------ President. 

Mackai.i.. ----- X'ice-l'resideiit. 

J<">'"''. ------ Secrctarx- anil Treasurer. 

Class Cdi.oRS — P.i.i'iv axd Rkh. 

Ci..\ss Motto — " Ckrticm rinnc pinmcm." 



Class Yell 

Sis-boom! Sis-hooiii ! Sis-hooiii-lmfc ! 
M. A. C. M. A. C. Xiiictccn-cii^ht! 
Hala, yala, \if^, yaiii. \c! 
ll\''rc the hcst, as yoii am sec. 
lidi< l^cl cere, ehtssis elate, 
Jiiiiiors .' .1 iiiiiors ! .Xiueteeii-cii'lit ! 



r,. (]. r,p:cKi-R P.altiniore, .M 

.\. l'".. I'lRiciv \iiiiai)()lis, .M 

\i. 11rii;iia.\i r.rinklow. .M 

I,. I'.. I'.Rorc.iiToN I'oeomoke, .\l 

I I. C". IIVRI) Crisiield. .M 

I'l. K. t'oori'.R W'nrton, M 

I. I). l)\Rl;v P.iiek l.od-e. M 

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G. C. Dav Dul)lin. Md. 

T. W. FiuoR Thurniont, Md. 

F. B. Fraxiz , Sniithburg, Md. 

A. Gamkro Dauli, Honduras. 

J. P. Griffix Highland, iMd. 

H. P.. HosiiAi.i Parkton, Md. 

G. P\Mi:si:).N' 1 lughesville, ]\rd. 

H. W. Lii'rixini'T Piedmont, W. \'a. 

r. W. Lo.xc Selbvville, Del. 

S. L. LowRi'.v Rossville, Md. 

T. P.. Mackai.i Mackall, Md. 

E. ^I. i'.\RAi)is Stockton, Md. 

E. H. PuuM.\ciiFK .Maracaibo, \'enezuela. 

Ai. C. Pi.u.M.vciiEK .Maracaibo. \'enezuela. 

W. C. Rkedicr Rising Sun. Aid. 

R. H. Ri'FFXFR Opal. \'a. 

F. E. Ri'M ic, College Park, Md. 

|. P. Sii AM I'.ivRi'.i'.R Parkton. Aid. 

R. L. Sn.\KSTi;K College Park, Aid. 

C. S. Soi..\Ri Lima, Peru. 

W. .\. S. SoMEKXii.i.K Cumberland. Aid. 

A. L. Staislhr P>righton. Md. 

1 1. \V. Stinsox Columbia, Aid. 

C. E. Stanton Grantsville, Aid. 

C. W. Svia'ksti:r Denton, Aid. 

W. II. Till I MAS Cross Roads, Aid. 

X. L. W'arkfx Selbyville, Del. 

C. .\. \\'.\KTiii:x Kensington, Aid. 

R. A. W'li.sox Cumberland, Aid. 



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History of the Class of 1908 

J* 

lTTH the waning- of the summer the illnstrious members of the Class of 
Ninetecn-eight. scattered from the I'topia of U'estern iNIaryland to the 
Parachse of tlie Eastern Shore, fmni the Rising Sun in Cecil to the 
Cross Roads of Charles, turned their reluctant footsteps toward their Mecca on 
College Hill. Imbued with the devotion of the faithful, they toiled up the dusty 
cinder path, weighted drnvn liy bulging dress suit cases and the still more depres- 
sing dignity befitting their exalted position as Juniors, to be greeted by the 
wearied remnants of the summer colony left Ijehind them in June. 

Hopefully we entered upon the strenuous work of the new year, reduced to 
thirty in number, for some had fallen by the way. others among thorns ( So])ho- 
mores), and one especially gifted had fallen on good ground as a high school 
instructor in Kent County. To console us for their loss, our strength was aug- 
mented bv the addition of AI. A. C.'s two star l)i)arders. the chief consolation of 
our worthy steward's precarious existence.- Early in the fall our beloved ''Pug" 
sought higher education in aesthetic P.oston, and with him went the sincerest 
wishes of the Class of Xincteen-eight for his prosperit}-. From that same intel- 
lectual latitude came a would-be candidate for the Junior Class, but the conclusion 
was soon reached that seven feet of that brand was quite enough for our class. 

Xow, having chronicled onr return, we will, dreek fashion, recount our 
remarkable achievements as Juniors. For a second time, under the leadership 
of our class and sujjported by six of our membership, the "Aggie" football team 
swejit the gridiron of her opponents and won the intercollegiate championship of 
Maryland. In more than one hard-fought contest Captain Cooper and our "dear 
little Byrd" won fresh laurels for '08 and their Alma Mater. Having accom- 
plished this much, it is obviously oiu" duty to hold the hard-won lianner for the 
year remaining to us. As we figured prominently in last year's baseball season, 
we hope to jjrove our worth in the coming spring campaign. Nor must we pass 
over the fact that at a late hour we revived the time-honored Junior-Sophomore 
football game. Having at last persuaded our opponents to lay aside their fears 
and enter the field, we scored on them to the tune of f> to o. in spite of their plucky 

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defense. In fact, our ilevotion to athletics caused the absence of lea(hng spirits 
on Hallowe'en, which resulted so disastrously to the umirganized excursion to 
ITyattsville. For under systematic direction that reckless frolic might have ended 
.nore satisfactorily to all concerned. 

In another field we have sought distinction with gratifying success. Last 
spring we established an annual Sophomore Elocutionary Contest for the purpose 
of developing active interest in the course of elocution. A varied and lengthx 
program was presented that has set a high standard for future occasions. Still 
ringing in our ears is the elociuent argument of our classmate, who as a Sophomore 
(the first ever to win such a distinction) carried off the .\Iumni medal for the 
best debater in competition with three upper class men, and in spite of a favorable 
decision to his opponents. But lately a "silver voice" has been discovered in our 
midst. We also rejoice in the possession of a collaborator, a critic, and have 
even sent a live professor to instruct the benighted folk of Kent. With such talent 
and genius, who will venture to say that Xineteen-eight will not produce worth\' 
successors to those who have had the benefit of a classical course. 

We feel that we have measured np to our social traditions as Juniors, having 
formed remarkable social habits. Washington and Hyattsville have as strong 
an attraction for Juniors as of yore, for Thursday nights in town and daily "jihones 
to the "ville" seem to have become indispensable to some of our membership. 
Whether it is alread}' "for better or for worse" it is not for a discreet historian 
to say. 

In the midst of such social distractions our scholastic standing must not be 
neglected. Rumor has it — and rumor sui^ported by fact is pretty reliable — that 
many records will be broken in all lines of study, and that standards will be set 
up to last for many a year to come. For we have broad-mindeil men who can 
descend from the heights of calculus and explain its mysteries to a ten-year-old 
child. We have seers who, untrammeled by present regulations, foresee that 
insteail of two or three roimds of ammunition, now customary, we will in the 
near future fire ten. We have men who completed zoology in one term, and 
wliose minds are so surcharged with evoliuionar\- knowledge that involtnUarily 
such learned ex])ressions as "sycon gelatinosum" and t;elia symmoniiles," though 
they are totally imiocent of their real meaning, roll forth from their burdened 
lips at the slightest provocation. We have men to whom chemistry is as an 
open ( ?) book, and among these celebrities is a certain authority commonly known 
to us as "Fess." The mysteries of advanced physics and "loo]) the loop ' are but 
])leasant ])astimes for us. In short, we consider ourselves unusually gifted, and 
hope til eon\ini\- others of the fact. 

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The long-expected has at last happened ! M. A. C. has become "co-ed." on 
trial, and we are to have the benefit of the innovation. ( )ur fair classmate is 
specializing- in tlie culture of flowers, and although this subject has hitherto held 
interest for the horticulturists only, who are inclined to be jealous of their pre- 
rogatives, we as a whole class feel a deep interest in floriculture, even to those 
who dwell in the depths of the machine shop, and fervently hope that the vocation 
of floriculturist will not lose its attraction for "our Miss Darling." 

With our close proximity to the Senior year, we feel more than ever the value 
of a satisfactory record, the necessity of maintaining our high standards in every 
line, and that dut}' calls upon us to labor with more definite and active interest 
for the honor of i()o8 and the welfare of the Maryland Agricultural College. 
Let us ever hear in mind nur ini]ierative motto, "Artem pete finem," and having 
decided on (lur end. stand fast and ac(|uit ourselves like worthv and honorable 
gentlemen. 

HiSI'ORI.AN. 



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Junior Class Ode 



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Brothers, now let us backward .glance 

In Junior's fleeting hour. 
Till shadows of the past appear 

With undiminished power. 
Then see again our nunil)ers great, 

Combined in hope and fear, 
Hear once again their voices true 
Ringing with lusty cheer, 
As conquerors from a well-fought held 

Our sturdy heroes come. 
So may we ever strive for right 

Until our goal is won. 

Let's thrill with pride of former days. 

Spellbound by eloc|nence. 
That gave to Nineteen-eigbt her fame 

For endless decades hence. 
May fairy visions haunt us still. 

In hours of sordid care. 
Of those who lightly tripped with us 

The mystic mazes fair. 
May we fore'er united be 

In ties of close friendshi]). 
Comrades, the spice of life will we 

From crystal goblets sip. 

Lo ! on us falls the mantle of 

The Seniors' dignity. 
We speak a parting word In tlu-ui 

In grave solemnity. 
Worthily have you wrought, and well. 

For honor and success ; 
May nothing you dismay, or make 

Your courage ever less. 
With you iiur mother's te.-ichings lie.ar 

Wherever you may go ; 
Remember lier for ye.ars to come 

In weal or bitter woe. 

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Calls now the battlc-rteld of life; 

Hark to the trumpet blast ! 
Upon no common destiny 

Is our bright vision cast. 
The hiding riches of the soil 

Unlocked to us shall be, 
And to the sacred gates of life 

We hold tlie Titan's key. 
Flowers shall breathe fresh incense 

Over a fruitful land. 
For all things having life sliall change 

Beneatli our wizard hand. 

The fury of the winds shall yield 

Unto our master mind ; 

The gleaming courses of the sun 

Shall man in harness bind ; 
Cold steel with life inspired shall then 

Our verdant mother liind. 
And land and sea and air shall be 

Obedient to mankind. 
Hail to the manly strife and love 

That is the hero's fate! 
Glory, honor and lasting fame 

Be spur to Nineteen-eight ! 



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sMlOTlH 



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>cB For^lHo«-'^' 



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J. I". Gras')n. 
T. D. Jakkki.i. 
C. F. MavI'U, 
J. F. Ali.isox, 



President. 
\'ice-Prcsi(k'rit. 
Secretary and Trea.siirer. 
Historian. 



Class Motto — " Laiuir h.m.nm.x \'i\cit." 
Colors — Ro^ al V>i.vv. a.xd Wnrn:. 



Class Yell 

Rickrfy! Rorki-'fyl Ric. Riic. Nali ! 
Chcc-hiiii;. C7;iT-/n';j,t; , Clicc-lia-lui-lui ! 
'I'ii^ah! Ti'^ali! Sis. hoom. Ixili ! 
Booiiialaiii^ ! Ihioiiidliiiiii I Roh! k'ali! k'lili! 
Rick'fly! Ricki'ly! Ric. Ric. Riiic. 
Sof'lioinorc ! Sof'hoinon'! ii)<i()! 

Roll 

i\. S. .\lli:n Kisiiii^ Snn, .Md 

j. 1". .\lmso.\ Wasliinijlon, D. C 

C. S. r.AKKK Stevensville. .Mil 

I I. I'lADi-.Mlooi' White .Marsii. .\ld 

W. I'i(i>i.i'; \\ asliin^lon. I ). C 



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A. E. LiuuGESS Hyattsville, Md. 

F. E. BuRRorcii s Croon, Md. 

H. W. Coster Solomon's Island, Md. 

J. .\. Crutc iiFiEi.D Baltimore, Md. 

F. H. Drvdicx Pocomoke City, Md. 

H. E. Dupuv College Park, Md. 

W. R. Enc.i.and Washington, D. C. 

W. V>. Fi.tMi.\RT\' (ireensboro, X. C. 

J. S. GoKsrcii Fork, Md. 

L. F. Giijii' RT Eaurel, Md. 

T. P. Gr.vson Towson, I\Id. 

G. K. Hooi'ES Pjaltimore, Md. 

p. J. M.\T]i.\\v.\v Easton, Md. 

O. M. H.\^DEN Maddox, Md. 

J. Q. A. HoLI.o\v.\^• Rosaryville, Md. 

J. E. H.\SELT Savage, Md. 

W. ^^'. TIevser liagerstown, Md. 

P. ( ). l.\UREi,i Greensboro, Md. 

T. D. Jakrki.i Greensboro, Md. 

R. A. JuDD Washington, D. C. 

C. Ki.oi'i'MEYER Silver Springs, Md. 

H. E. Kries Paltimore, Md. 

S. P. Pami!DEn Pocomoke City, Md. 

W. A. AIacDonai.i) Laurinm, Mich. 

R. F. MacEnany Clear Springs, Md. 

H. C. McCeney Silver Springs, Md. 

W. R. Maslin Port Chester, N. Y. 

C. F. M.wER Frostburg, Md. 

\\'. E. ( )si;()iK\i'; Paltimore, Md. 

IP G. ( )Tis Baltimore. Md. 

B. K. Smith Mexandria, Va. 

B. D. Si'Ai.Dixr, Churchville, Md. 

S. S. Stai;i,eu Brighton, Md. 

T. P. S.SNKR Washington, D. C. 

J. E. SciKiRR Baltimore. Md. 

L. G. Trui-; Washington, D. C. 

A. C. Turner Sellers, Md. 

IP W. W.XETERS l\icomoke City, Md. 

W. IP Whiting Hyattsville, Md. 

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SOPHOMORE CLASS 



History of the Class of 1909 



^^^^llJS CLASS made its first apiicarance through the doors of old Af, A. C. 
Ill, September 21, 1905. W'e were ushered in alxnit fifty stnuin, but with 
all our good looks and good (jualities we were given a name as we passed 
through the door, and. after getting settled, we found we had each been named 
"Rat," which was ver)- gently ( ?) enforced ui)on us. 

The Class of '00 was not at all backward, so we settled down to business, and 
when the various de])artnients of athletics called for volunteers we were right 
there and furnished several good men for handing the pigskin around. 

Football season over (which, by the way, was very successful). Thanksgiving 
Day overtook us, and though we received but one day, it was very welcome. 

The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas soon passed, bringing us a 
much-needed and looked-for holiday, which was s])ent at our homes, ^^'e were 
not homesick, for the Sojihs. cured us of that. 

The Yuletide over, found us back again with itractically all our full force, 
and all of us talking basketball, in which '09 was ])articularly interested, and 
furnished several good men for the College team. 

Spring soon put in its ap|)earance, and the College cam])us was coveretl with 
boys carrying bats and gloves, for now baseball was all the go, and the College 
team was doing good work, ably assisted hv 'o() in material work and rooting. 

Then came the final "exams." in June. ( )ur first year of College life was over, 
and we became duly and honoralily accepted Sophomores. 

The summer having sped by with its many ])leasures and memories, the follow- 
ing Se])tember found us again within these dear old walls, a throng of lusty, 
laughing boys, wearing smiles that any stranger could not have mistaken for anv 
other than that of the boys of the Class of '09, for we were now Sophomores in 
every sense of the word. We extended a fraternal welcome to the "babes" of igio. 
We had little time for a general welcoming, for we soon found ourselves face to 
face W'ith our hard though ]jleasnat duties. We went right to work at these 
duties, and made things lively, as did several of our favored classmates on the 

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gridiron help to send our opponents flying. Man\- of our classmates helped bring 
the waving silken banner once again within the walls of M. A. C. 

Little excitement occurred until that all-eventful llallowe"en sluiwed its face 
upon the calentlar. Though time will nut allow the retelling of an old story, as 
[ am sure it is to all. it simply was an example of the good-will and generosity of 
the Sophomore Class in helping along the State campaign fund. 

Approaching Christmas and hard work kept our minds well occu]iie(l; time 
soon passed by, and .soon we were wishing each other a Alerrx- Christmas and a 
Happy New Year for the second time. 

Those nuich-dreaded Christmas "exams." over, and with man\- pleasnat remem- 
brances of our Christmas holidaxs. we came liack much invigorated, and got at 
once to hard study. 

There was little of unusual occurrence during the long winter months, except 
now and then an invitation was extended to the "rats" to attend a sociable gotten 
up for their special benefit, and which kept them from getting too homesick. 

Now as the time goes by we are thinking of the sjiring. bringing with it that 
fine sport, baseball. .\s usual, '09 will be well represented on the 'Varsitv team, 
and we are sure they will do their best to bring another banner to M. A. C. 

Track work is ocupying the minds of some, and we expect to see several '00 
men bring honors to our class on Field Day. 

One of the chief thoughts of not only the Sophomores, but of all the students, 
is of our ])roposed trip to the Jamestown Exposition in June. We are all looking 
forward to having a good time, and bringing back the greatest credit to our 
Alma Mater. 

The Rr;\'i';n.i.i'; is just going to press, so this brief history nurst be concluded. 
As we are a])proaching the time when we shall be Juniors, and will then enter 
upon new duties, we must say good-bye to our friends and admirers, and trust we 
ma\' meet them next vear. 

J. F. A. 



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Freshman Class Roll 



H. C. Evans, ----- President. 

11. D. Do.\K. ----- \'ice-Presi(lcnt. 

;\l. RoiiiLRTS, ----- Secretary and Treasurer. 

T. R. Brooks. - - - - Historian. 

Colors — Griucx .\.\i) White. 
.Motto — " P.\i.M.\.M iji'i Mi:ia-iT fei^\t." 

11. C. Aui.kr W'ashin.^ton, D. C. 

( ). R. Ani)ri:\vs Hurlock, Md. 

G. B.Mi.K V Hyattsville, Md. 

P. R. Barrows Berwyn, Md. 

J. X. P. Beali, Hyattsville. Md. 

\'. W. BemExt Frostburg, M.d. 

R. B. Berry Laurel, Md. 

E. H. Bounds Mardela Springs. Md. 

E. Br.kck Baltimore. Md. 

A. C. BreedE.v Sellers. Md. 

T. R. Brooks Hyattsville. Md. 

\V. M. Ca.\M!V Colesville. Md. 

R. H. Carpenter Washington, D. C. 

1 1. S. CoBEV Grayton. Md. 

J. O. Crapster Taneytown. Md. 

H. D. DoAK Darby. Pa. 

J . L. DoN.\U)SoN Berwyn, Md. 

C. R. Dr.\ch New Windsor. Md. 

C. Dudley Easton. Md. 

H. C. Evans Lonaconing, Md. 

S. D. Gray Nanjenoy, Md. 

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G. E. Ha.m ilton La I'lata, Md. 

G. Harrison Baltimore, iMd. 

C. G. Hicks Caniliridgc, Mil. 

S. HoKN lialtinuirc, Md. 

J. H. Hodge Baltimore, ?\1(1. 

G. K. HooPES Baltimore, \\d. 

S.-I'. Lambden I'ocomoke City, Md. 

J. A. Martin Fairfax, \'a. 

S. M ARTixEz 1 londuras. 

F. J. Maxwell Comus, Md. 

E. MenendEz Porto Rico. 

H. J. Merceron Sykesville, Md. 

E. H. Price Washington, D. C. 

M. Roberts Washington, D. C. 

L. M. Roe Wye Mills, Md. 

W. E. Severe •. Riverdale, Md. 

W. C. Smith Baltimore, Md. 

C. E. Stanton Grantsville, Md. 

C. W. SvvANN Washington, D. C. 

W. A. TiMANUS Laurel, Md. 

M. E. TvDiNGS Havre de Grace, Md. 

F. R. \\'.\rd Baltimore, Md. 

1 1 . J. White College Park, Md. 

M. D. Wilson Reisterstown, Md. 

G. P. OuiNBY Cordova, Md. 



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Freshman Class History 



ERE we are at last ! Our eager eyes, as we alight from the train, are 
turned with expectation toward the group of buildings, half hidden behind 
the leafv Ijranches of a grove of noble oaks, that mark the site of the 
Alaryland Agricultural College. 

With quickened steps we hasten along tlie cinder walk that borders the grace- 
fully curved driveway leading to the College. ( )n our left are the tennis courts ; 
on the right is the Experiment Station and the campus, upon which so many of 
the Class of 1910 were destined to gain renown in the glorious encounters which 
characterized the football season. A lofty flagpole, from whose masthead floats 
the Stars and Stripes, lends a military air to the place, an impression whicli is 
confirmed as we draw nearer the College. 

:;; :|: :;; :;: :;: :i< i]: :}: ^ ^' ^' 

When we were fairly settled in our new home it was found that the Freshman 
Class ri)ll included the names of fifty members, who had doubtlessly been lured 
from tlieir homes l)y the various catalogues and bulletins distributed throughout 
the State by the President and Faculty of the institution. It is needless to say 
that when the Class of iijio assembled for the first time within the halls of 
M. A. C. the casual observer would have found nothing very remarkable in the 
ap]x'arance they presented. For the last fifty years each succeeding fall has 
witnessed the introduction of a new class into the Maryland Agricultural College, 
and the only distinction that we can truthfully lay claim to is that of being the 
last to enter the institution. I will not, therefore, attempt to deck the simple 
annals of the Freshman Class with such useless praise as foregoing historians have 
seen fit to lavish u])on their respective classes. If we are deserving of praise our 
actions will show it. If not, tjien it is useless to attempt to cover up the defects 
witli mere words. 

:;; * :|: * * t- :{: -i: * * * 

Naturally, the first thing to do, after being fully convinced by the members of 
the Sophomore Class that we were really collegians, was to call a class meeting, 
elect our officers and adopt colors, a motto and a suitable yell. This proceeding 
was strenuously ol)jected to by the Sophomores, but in spite of this opposition the 

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Freshman Class, stormed at by chairs and brooms, perfected their organization in 
a very satisfactory manner — satisfactory to us, that is, not to the Sophomores, 
as they were destined to have those colors flung in their faces and our green and 
white banners decorating the auditorium at the first dance given by the Rossbourg 
Club. 

* Jl: * * >;: * * i|« * ^; ^: 

After the fears and misgivings attending our first week at the College had 
worn oil, and we began to find pleasure in the companionship of other members 
of the student body, the time passed by so quickly that before we reaHzed it prepa- 
rations for a suitable celebration of Hallowe'en were engrossing the minds of our 
classmates. The height of our ambition was far from being reached, when early 
morning of November ist found nearly all the members of the Freshman Class 
in the lock-up at Hyattsville. The bailiff, remembering, no doubt, the Hallowe'en 
of several years ago, took the precaution to provide himself with deputies and an 
armory. The result was that we were nabbed before we had time to wake up 
even a few of the slumbering inhabitants of the town. After a sleepless night a 
psciido trial was held and each prisoner fined $3.75. Among the crowd of boys 
that returned to the College tliat OKirning there were some very tlespondent faces, 
the owners having misgivings, no doubt, as to the manner in which a formal 
demand for the fine would be received by the people at home. 

:{: :1: :^ :ii '^ i\: :^^ :^ ^ -Y- :!^ 

After our Hallowe'en escapade the class, realizing that they had been sent here 
for a purpose, buckled down to their studies like men, and, as a result, a com- 
paratively small number failed in the Christmas "exams." 

:;: :;; :[: :|: ij: ^ '[: :;: :|: ^ * 

The Christmas holidays were longer this year than usual, and the class returned 
after New Year's thoroughly refreshed and ready for work. A damper, however, 
was thrown on our enthusiasm at the outset, when we received the intelligence that 
several of our classmates had not returned. Among these was by far the most 
popular man in the class, our president, Mr. William Canby. 

:i: :i; '!: ^ ^ :[: ^ ^ i|: i}j ^ 

The absence of a class president made it imperative that another election be 
held, and again the class showed its good judgment by electing Mr. Evans to fill 
the vacancy. 

And now, gentle reader, we will leave the Class of 1910 toiling upward in its 
endeavor to excell in every department of its work in the College. We will try 
to forget past failures, to give them full credit for what they have accomplished, 
and lio])e that the}' may have as bright a future as noble eft'orts ever merit. 

HlSTQRI.\N. 
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Prep. Class Roll 



TiUMBLK, ------- President. 

Church. ------- \'ice-Presi(lent. 

HoUN, ------- Secretary. 

Xkwman, ------ Treasurer. 



Roll 

Am.\n Hyattsville, Isld. 

Calhoux AlcKeesport, Pa. 

Church Washington. D. C. 

Dai.kv Baltimore, i\[(l. 

Dkvh.ui.iss Xew Windsor. Md. 

DucKETT Hyattsville, Md. 

Havn'ES Charleston, W. \'a. 

R. IIoEx Richmond, Va. 

Luxx Baltimore, Md. 

G. AIcCkxkv Silver Springs. Md. 

Xkwm.w Washington. D. C. 

I 'I'.ARki-. LTnionville, Md. 

Shii'LEv Berwyn, Md. 

St] efi.kr Bel Air, Md. 

Tw.\ui)i:i.i Philadelphia. Pa. 

1). Thomas Pomonkey, Md. 

Tkimule Mt. Savage, Md. 

W. White College Park, Md. 



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Prep. Class History 

ELLO, old man' Haven't heard from you for a dorse's age. Talk about the 
good times we had last summer! 'Tain't in it with M. A. C. sporting life. 
Gee ! Ijut the grub is good down in this place. Feller named D'=:vilbliss 
gained 20 lbs. the first term. Guess that is going at it some. 'Member that clam- 
bake we had down on the shore? Tastes like green 'simmons along Cab's goose 
and turkey and Doc Mac's pullets. Gosh ! heard fellers gobbling and sweating 
feathers for a week. Talk about walking the chalk line, you just had ort to go to 
a military school. The old hedge-hog we used to go to school to up there in 
Mane wouldn't care if you come to class with a Forty 4 in one hip and a dek of 
cards in tlie other. All you can do around this place is smoke and chu on the 
sly. But, say, I got wise to a nu kind of segar — the kind that Bommey smokes — 
Sawlogs Stogeys. Bommey is the perfesser guy that loks up simplyfid speling. 
He's a boss ! Down here we have to march everywhere we go. There's one big 
guy here called Sekshun Marcher. He ropes in the bunch. \\'hen I came back 
last fall all the fellers wanted me for S. M. I wasn't much stuck on the job, but 
they all said I was the ( )nly man for it — 'count my carage. don't yu know, so 
collared the job. Wen a feller gets to be a Junior and Comniy makes him a dog 
sargent he tiiinks he's the whole show. Once when we beat for class the swell- 
headed gu\s bucked us in the doorway and one crazy geesor yelled, Going thru, 
but tliey didn't much come thru, they mostly went out when old Stiff the feller 
that blacked Lun's eye went thru them like one of Doc Eversfield's kathartics. 
Did I say we were sports? We got a feller in our class named Newman, only 
he's made over. He's a swell, pushes an awto and is a crak shot with his Daisy 
air rifle. He killed a sjjarrow once. Talk about Diamon dick ! We got a regular 
Hero of the Quarter Deck, a feller that went around the world and come back 
again. He can speak every language l)ut English. We got a Beauty tu — a regu- 
lar Sunny Jim from the mountain called Trimble. He mostly blushes. Say, 
athletics wouldn't be nothing here without the Preps. We got a feller that 
coached the Sbecargo nationals. He's like Wadell onl)- his name is Twadell. He 

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made a triple play unassisted onct — before he came here. Rut look, thi.s is hitting 
it up too much. Where are you going to be about the first of June? Commy 
says we are all going to Jamestown for two weeks. Gosh ! I wish you could be 
there. We'd pante the place red. How's everything up in Mane? How's all 
the girls? Say, if you ever come down this way ask for the Preps. Everybody 
knows them. Got to go now, for shure, mus call my roll now. So long. Sport. 

Your old Frend, 

ClI.\RI.V. 



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Miss Darling 



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fISS DARLING, our fair and only co-ed. She is from Wasliins;ton, and 

is taking a course in floriculture. As she is studying with the Junior 

Class, the}- have presumed to claim her as their very own, hut we insist 

that she belongs to us all. So sweetly beautiful, so beautifully sweet, so demure, 

so daintily feminine is she that we all reverence her, we all adore her, we all love 

her, and we are sure we would all die for her if she would only give us t!ie chance. 

Oh, lovely co-ed. ! Our only co-ed. ! We bow before thee — 

"Earth's noblest thing, a woman perfected." 



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MISS DARLING 



Military College Life 



^^^^HE uni)arallck'(l pmspcrity of this country in recent years has a very 
iPly eloquent exponent in tlie nuniher of colleges and universities which have 
been established and which have enrolled in man\' instances a j^reater 
number of students than even their founders anticipated. 

The Captains of Industry are for the most part men of limited education, or 
have gained it by sacrifice and strenuous effort. Mindful of this want, or remem- 
bering those struggles, they are willing to utilize their wealth to foster higher 
education of all kinds. Nor has the Federal Government been inert, for at least 
one agricultural college has been organized, under National auspices, in every 
State and Territory in the country, with the view of intelligently developing our 
natural resources. 

The increase of college students in this country in the last three decades has 
been ])robably five times as great as the increase of the population during the 
same period. 

Have the methods of education and disei])line improved and advanced in a 
corres])onding ratio? 

Can the college of t(.)day meet the demand for the training of this great 
])halan.\ of stuflents? 

In training of mind it undeniably can ; in classics, belle-lettres and pure mathe- 
matics there has been no step backward, while in scientific and technical training 
tlie modern college is far superior; laboratory methods, improved facilities for 
original research, co])ious libraries — all these make it obvious that the methods 
and means of mental education are \astl\' im])roved. 

In molding the student's character; in exercising discipline: in encouraging 
and teaching self-control — are our facilities e(|ual to the demand ]ilaced upon tlu'in .•' 

The lio\ leaves the |iareiit;d roof where likeh his hourly tasks and pleasures 
have been an object of care and solicitude by his parents. l>',ntered in college 
he nmst think for himself, if he never did before; he must act upon his own voli- 
tion, in other words he musl leaini among other things what the great world is 
like. 

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In some cases close association and parental supervision upon tlie part (if the 
professors retards development, in other cases it accelerates it. 

Xo youth should be sent from the parental care until he has developed suf^- 
cient initiative to take care of himself, in other wi^irds to do his own thinking;'. 
Even g-ranting that this postulate has been com])lied with, great is the problem 
of training boys into men where students are living in dormitories. 

In a number of colleges the military system, or that of cadet control, under 
sui)ervisi(Mi of the faculty has been tried. For nearly forty years this has been 
in force at the Maryland Agricultiu'al College and we ma}' refer t(.) the latter as 
a type.. 

L'nder the terms of our Federal aiiprojjriatinn we are re(|uire(l to give a mini- 
nnun of three hours' drill per week: all other military duty and training is at the 
discretion of the College. 

Now, the policy of a college like ours, which maintains a military barrack 
system analogous to that of the National .Military Acadenn' at West Point, has 
its critics as well as its advocates. 

The objections as they occur to me may be summed up as follows: 

(1) It (barrack life) su])presses individuality and destroys initiative. 

(2) It is irksome and repugnant to students who are imbued with a consuming 
desire to utilize their time in stuily unliampered by "assembly," "taps." "guard 
mount." etc. 

(3) It affords an fipportunity U> an unworthy cadet officer to ]3ractiee tyranny 
and to humiliate a student wantonly. 

(4) It is unnecessary exce])t for those who are to follow the calling of a 
soldier. 

(5) It distracts the student's mind from the real motive in coming to college. 

W'e must dift'er with our critics both as to |)remises and conclnsiim, and to 
continue in reply seriatim — 

( I ) There is some ground for this objection, at the same time a }oung man 
of merit usually impresses his worth no matter how disci mraging his environment 
and the advantages of barrack life far overbalance this remote defect. 

(2) This objection, if analyzed, is really an argument in favor of the militar\' 
college, for the latter moderates excessive stmU' which in man\ cases is detri- 
mental to the student's health, and it inserts into his dail_\' life an hour of 
rational exercise ; it makes imperative regular hours and instils habits of punc- 
tuality and onk'r which are sn often wanting in the civilian. 

{3) Instances of martinets as cadet officers are so rare as to be remarkable: 
no cadet of proper spirit will brook persecution by an officer, and the student 

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sense of justice, wliich, if snnietimes obscure to a layman, is usually correct, 
soon makes sucli an officer an object of unpopularity. 

(4) If the only motive in cominc; to college is to jierform mental work under 
competent instructions. 1 grant that the barrack Hfe is a distraction; but if we 
consider that in addition to this one learns the lessons of manly intercourse, ■ 
iiiifailiiii:; courtesy, and modest denienuor. then we must admit that barrack life 
is well calculated to inculcate that esf^rit du corf^s which make the named qualities 
attainable. 

(5) To be sure so long as we have peace but few of oiu" cadets will enter the 
army, yet the ability to perform a soldier's part in war, and to live a patriot's 
life in peace — the first a contingency, tlie latter a duty — both are available if you 
have profited by your military training. 

The physical aspect of military training is very important — regular exercises, 
irksome to many and hence often neglected ; regular hours, the exception with the 
youth unless insisted upon; habits of system and neatness which rarely come of 
their own accord — all these are not only encouraged but really instilleil into the 
young man who takes cadet life in earnest. 

We make no claim that the education and training by miHtary colleges is per- 
fect or even approximately so. but we maintain that it /.s' subject to fewer defects 
than an\- other for stuilents who have not yet gained a sense of the perspective of 
life, whose balance wheel is not yet adjusted, whose character is yet in process 
of formation. 

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MAJOR EDWARD LLC )YD, U. S. A Conniiandaut. 

Commissioned Staff 

IL D. Wii.i^iAR, Jr Cadet Major. 

A. D. CocKEY I'irst Licutcitant and Adjutant. 

S. T. VocKE Second Liciitciunit and Onartcrniastcr. 



Non-Commissioned Staff 

N. L. Warren Sergeant-Major. 

S. JVL Lowrey Ouarterinastcr-Scrgeant. 

R. B. Brigham Color-Sergeant. 

N. E. Brice Junior Color-Sers:eant. 



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Roll of "A" Company 

John P. Munn Captain 

H. ?I. OwiNGS I'irst Lieutenant 

A. N. lldWUAM) Second Lieuleuant 

C. H. Hari'Kr Third Lieutenant 

I'l. R. Cooi'EK I'irst Sergeant 

C. W. S^iAiCs'i'KK Seco}id Sergeant 

1 1. \V. Lii'PiNcoTT Third Sergeant 

R. A. Wir.sox Ponrth Sergeant 

M. r>. HosHAi.i TiflJi Sergeant 

E. H. PI.u^rACIIl■:R (Jiiarfennasler-Sergeant 



Corporals 



Mavhu 



Paradis 



C.KASUN 



Stanton 



Musicians 

Aman Daley 

Privates 



Badcnhoop 


linen, R. 




Pope 


Drown 


Hoops 




Roe 


Burgess 


Kries 




Rumig 


Choate 


Lanibden 




Saver 


Coster 


Lunn 




Solari 


Crutclifiekl 


ATcCeney, 


11. 


Smith, W. C 


Dudley 


MeCeney. 


S. 


Trimble 


Garev 


Merceron 




True 


Gilbert 


Morse 




Tydings 


Golden 


Newman 




Walters 


Gorsuch 


Otis 







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E. S. H()L^.^\VA^■ Cuf^tniii 

M. H. Ada.ms I'irst LJcittcuaut 

G. W. FiuoR Second Lieutenant 

R. L. Cai'i^siaxv Tliird Lieutenant 

V. \\. Luxe, Pirst Sergeant 

J. P. SHAJinEUCKR Second Sergeant 

J. W. FiKOR Third Sergeant 

R. II. Rrin-\KR Fourth Sergeant 

S. M. LnwKi'iv Quartermaster-Sergeant 



Corporals 



Iaurki.i., T. 



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BuRR(.)Lu:,ns 



Musicians 



Donaldson 



TiKJM as 



Church 



Privates 



Uakcr 

I Sennet 

r.erry 

I '.rack 

['> rooks 

Calhonn 

Doak 

Evans 

Frantz 

Grey 

Harrison 

Ha\nes 



Ileyser 

Micks 

I loftnian 

Jamison 

Kloppnieyer 

IMaclMiany 

Martin 

Morgan 

Rollkcy 

Smith 

Spalding- 



Stiffler 

Swann 

Twaddell 

Thomas 

^^'ard 

IJeall 

Eng-Iand 

vShipley 

Tinianus 

McCeney 

Michael 



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F. E. LiNNEi.i, Ciil^taiii. 

H. S. Hatton I'irst IJciitciiaiit 

M. A. Hudson Second Lieutenant 

T. B. Mackall Pirst Sergeant 

J. D. Darby : Second Sergeant 

R. L. Silvester Third Sergeant 

H. W. Stinson Pourtb Sergeant 

H. C. BvRD fifth Sergeant 

AI. C. Plumacher Ouarferniaster-Seri^eant 



Corporals 



Allison 



Jl'DI) 



Hoi.LOWAV, J. 



Fluiiartv 



Allen 



Musicians 



Barrows 



White 



Privates 



Adler 


Uuiniy 


Morley 


Andrews 


Frere 


Morris 


Bailey 


Gamero 


Pearre 


Bounds 


Hamilton 


Price 


Bovle 


Hathwav 


Roberts 


Carpenter 


Haslup 


Stanton 


Califora 


Hoge 


Sigler 


Cobey 


Maslin 


Severe 


Crapster 


Martinez 


Waring 


Devilbliss 


Maxwell 


Wilson 


Drvden 


Menendez 


Whiting 


Duckett 







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The Student's Soliloquy 

(ll'il/t iif>()lui;ii-s hi W. Sliakcsl>citrc.) 

To swipe or not to swipe — that is the question ; 
Whetlier 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer 
The pangs and agonies of outrageous hunger 
Or to swipe a dozen pies or so, 
And, by eating, end them ? To swipe, to steal 
No more ; and by a theft to say we end 
The hunger and the thousand natural cravings 
That flesh is heir to — 'tis a consummation 
Devoutly to be wished. To swipe, to steal — 
Perchance to be caught — ay, there's the rub : 
For in that theft of food what things may come 
When we have just got out the pantry door 
Must give us pause. There's the respect 
That makes calamity of so long abstinence: 
For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, 
The steward's wrong, the big chiefs reproach, 
The pangs of being wrong, the law's delay. 
The insolence of office, and the spurns 
That patient merit of the unworthy takes. 
When he himself might his desires satisfy 
With a measly pic? Who would burdens bear. 
To grumble and growl and do without? 
But that the dread of something after theft. 
The undiscovered watclnnan from whose grasp 
No student ever escapes, puzzles the will 
And makes us rather bear those ills we have 
Than fly to others that we know not of. 
Thus precaution does make cowards of us all, 
.'\nd tinis the native line of resolution 
Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of fear, 
.'\nd enterprises of great pith and moment 
With this regard their currents turn awry 
And lose the glory of distinction. 

W. T. M-0. W. F. 



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Beauty 

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lAT is IScauty ? Ask the ['aiittcr, and lie will tell you that it is a 
pleasing lan(lsca])e or (he glury nf a setting sun. Ask the iiiiisician, and 
he will claim that heauty is the harmony of sounds — the grand melody 
of Beethoven's symphcmies or the wonderful notes of Patti's matchless voice. 
Inquire of the sculptor, and he will say that beauty resides in the graceful outlines 
of the human form, citing as examples the Grecian slave or the immortal \'enus of 
Milo. Ask the question of the philosopher, and you will learn that he finds 
beauty in the wonderful harmony of Nature's laws, and in the discovery of 
Nature's secrets in both the iihysical and s])iritual world. And perhaps the miser 
would see beaut\' only in his shining gold. 

So we discover that beauty exists in the eye. or ear. <ir mind of the one who 
contemplates it. and cannot be defined as a quality exact and definite in its nature. 

Hut beauty, whatever may be its nature, whatever may be its cause, is the 
greatest and grandest of all the .gifts of God, and fortunate indeed is that man 
whose appreciation of the beautiful is sufficiently keen to enable him to realize the 
highest sense of enjoyment from the manifold beauties around him. 

The starlit sky at midnight ; the silvery, soulful moon ; the glory of a setting 
sun ; the landscape, marked l\v running brooks and embroidered with bright-hued 
flowers ; the ever-rolling ocean as it breaks in glittering foam upon the beach ; the 
entrancing influence upon the soul of a mighty organ as it peals forth its inde- 
scribable harmony of sound — all the.se things are different forms of beauty. And 
if beauty means all this, then beauty is the blessing of heaven showered ujion the 
lives of men. 

P)eauty ennobles and elevates. Peauty influences and controls. Heauty is all 
and in all, the indescribable, intangible spark of divinity that lights the souls of 
luen. There is Iteauty of sound, heauty of color, beauty of figure, beauty of coun- 
tenance, beauty of soul — beauty on the land antl on the sea — lu-aut}- everywhere. 

There is a power in beauty which exerts an influence upon all who behold it. 
It charms, fascinates, possesses us. We know that it exists : we see it and hear 
it and feel it, yet it baffles descri|)tion and cannot be adec|uately defined. To a 

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certain extent it is the result of training, jesthetic training. For the king of the 
cannibal isles would perhaps liave found no special beauty in the face and form of 
Cleopatra, yet to Alarc Antony the glow of her cheek and the light of her eye were 
more attractive than the glittering crown of a Roman king. 

Of all beauty, that which is most indefinable, and yet most transcendcntly 
attractive, is spiritual beauty — that beauty which throws a halo of glory around 
purity and innocence, and blooms in the garden of the soul. 

As far as human beauty is concerned — "the face so wondrous fair and match- 
less form" — its power and influence in the world cannot be overstated. The 
beautiful woman commands at will the souls of men. 

Thank God for our power of appreciation of the beautiful. It is the one bles- 
sing given alike to the rich and the poor, and can bring pleasure to the peasant in 
his humble cot as well as to the king upon his throne. 

And let us cultivate this appreciation of the beautiful, so that all of the har- 
monies of nature may strike a responsive chord in our souls and fill our lives with 
happiness and peace. 

C. S. R. 



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Morrill Literary Society 

Adams President. 

FIoLLowAY, E. S I 'icc-Prcsidciit. 

Capestan V Secretary. 

LiNNi;i.L Treasurer. 

Frantz 'iergeaiit-at-Aniis. 

Program Committee 

JJVKI) RUFFNKK W'AKRliN 





Members 




Adams 


Harrison 


Pearre 


Andrews 


Hathway 


Pluniachcr, E. 


Allen 


Haynes 


Plumacher. M 


Aman 


Hicks 


Price 


Badenhoop 


Hoen, R. 


Reeder 


Dailey 


Hoen, S. 


Roe 


Baker 


Holloway, E. S. 


Roberts 


Bounds 


Hollowav, J. 


Ruffner 


I'.reeden 


Hoshall " 


Runiig 


iirigham 


Hatton 


Schorr 


Bronghton 


Heyser 


Sigler 


Brown 


Judd 


Shambergcr 


Burgess 


Kloppmeyer 


Silvester 


Byrd 


Kries 


Spalding 


Canby 


Lanibden 


Solari 


Capestany 


Linnell 


Somerville 


Carpenter 


Lippincott 


Stanton, J. 


Church 


Lunn 


Stinson 


Crapster 


Martinez 


Sylvester 


Dailey 


Menendez 


Swann 


Darby 


Meyer 


Thomas 


Drach 


Morley 


Timaiuis 


Dupuy 


1\ [organ 


True 


Frantz 


Morris 


Tydings 


Frerc 


Newman 


\'ocke 


Gamero 


Osborne 


Ward 


Gilbert 


( )swald 


\YaIters 


Golden 


Dwings 


W'arren 


Gorsuch 


Paradis 


Wilson, R. A. 



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wo YEARS after the resurrection, as we may say, of the ]\Iercer Literary 
Society, a new society was organized through the efforts of Pmf. K. II. 
Alvev, who saw the advantages which would result to the literary work of 
the College in having another literary society. The birth of this new society canu- 
in 1894, and it has ever gone under the name of the Morrill Literary Society, in 
memory of Senator Morrill, the great benefactor of Agricultural Colleges. 

Ever since its organization the Morrill Literary Society has done fine \\nrk. 
worth}- of ])raise from every one wlio has heard the arguments in debates and tlie 
declamations put 1)\- its representatives. In late years this sociel\ has made llie 
College proud of its literary work, buth at Imme and -from abroad, and has raised 
the literary standing of the Colle.ge. I^asl year was chosen from the Morrill the 
orator to represent our (."ullege against St. Jolin's Washington and Western Mary- 
land Colleges in the eighdi annual contest nf the ( )ralorical Association of .Maryland 
Colleges, held at Washington College, and he ilid us. as well as the whole College, 



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the honor of bringing back with him the medal for second best oration. In the 
debate for the Alumni medal, our society again carried ofi the honors, our repre- 
sentatives getting the decision of the judges and one of them winning the medal. 

This year, as well as last, both the debaters for the fourth annual debate with 
Delaware College were chosen from the Morrill Literar\- Society. Last year they 
]int up a very creditable argument against their o])ponents, and this year they made 
us happy and honored by winning the debate and the banner. 

The President of the Society is proud of the work which has been done by the 
memliers this year. The meetings have been held more regularl\- than ever, and all 
have been entertaining, instructive and beneficial. Let us hope that the enthusiasm 
shown this year, which has surpassed that of previous years, will continue as long 
as the Morrill Literary Society shall e.xist. 

Especial mention must be made of the names of I'rofessors Richardson and 
Bomberger, because the high position we have reached in debating and oratory is 
due in great part to the ever-ready assistance and unlimited co-operation of these 
two zealous advocates of the best that may be in oratory and literary pursuits. 

I may say that the good work and attentive interest shown by the new members 
has been of great value to the progress of our society. This has inspired all the 
members to maintain our leadership in the literary matters of the College, and 
will bring back new material and more strength to lead our College to victory in 
all the contests we mav have in the future. 



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New Mercer Literary Society 

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A. N. BowLAM) President. 

C. H. Harpuk / 'icc-Prcsidciit. 

L'. W. Lt)NC Secretary and Treasurer. 

B. R. CuoPKU Sergeant-at-. I mis. 

Program Committee 

FiKuu Becker Day 





Members 




Adk-r 


Doak 


.Maxwell 


Ager 


England 


Alackall 


Allison 


Fluharty 


Mahoney 


Andrews 


Firor, G. W. 


Merceron 


l>adenhoop 


Finir, J. \V. 


Mudd 


liarrows 


Frantz 


Otis 


Becker 


Garey 


Pope 


r.ennctt 


Gray 


Ouinby 


r>erry 


Griffin 


Roelky 


Bowland 


Hudson, M. A. 


AlcCeney, H 


r.ciunds 


Hoopes 


McCeney. S 


Brack 


Hathaway 


Smith 


1 '.rooks 


Hicks 


Stifler 


lirice 


Hoge 


Severe 


Bvron 


Harper 


Stabler 


Car])enter 


Haslup 


Stanton 


Ciibey 


Hayden 


Sayer 


Choate 


Hudson. G. 


Thomas 


(."rutchficld 


Jamison 


Twadell 


Cooper 


jarrcll, L. 


Trimble 


Cockey 


jarrell, T. 


Turner 


Coster 


Lunn 


Waring 


1 )evill)iss 


Long 


Warthen 


Ihickctt 


Lowrey 


Williar 


1 )ryden 


MacDonald 


Wilson. M. 1 


Day 


Menendcz 


1 laniilton 



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/^^}1E NEW MERCER LITERARY SOCIETY was first organized by Dr. 
%JL/ ^^'i'liaiii X. Mercer, of New Orleans, in 1861. It made very slow progress 
for twenty-eight years, and in 1889 it ceased to exist. 

For two years literary work in the College was dead for the want of a leader, 
but in 1892 Mr. H. C. Sherman, '93, then a student of the institution, seeing the 
great need of a society, reorganized it. and became its first president. Under the 
.supervision of this great leader it continued to thrive for several years, but in 1897 
it again needed assistance, and was consequently helped to its feet again by the 
Class of '97. From that time onward the society has developed to be one of the 
largest organizations on college record. 

Thanks must also he extended to Prof. Charles S. Richardson, who for several 
years has been extending a helping hand whenever needed, and who has at all 
times been the ready man to ]iromote its cause. 

Our meetings, which are held on Friday evenings, afford a rela.xation and 
refreshment to be obtained by no other means. The greatest handicap which con- 
fronts the college man of today is the lack of power of expressing his thoughts 
clearly, correctly and concisely, and this is just what the society is correcting. 

Two or three men are chosen from the society each year to compete with Dela- 
ware. Western Maryland. St. John's and Washington Colleges, and these men 
have oft returned with honors, banners and prizes, which are not only appreciated 
by their College mates and societies, but by every one connected with the institution. 

This institution does not present or give to the student body anything which is 
more essential to the success of every man in this period of enlightcmnent and 
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If a mail desires to enter his life's wurk as an instructor, an eng-ineer, a clicmist, 
or in any other branch of professional life, there is nothing more advantageous 
than to be able to express his thoughts in an easy, clear manner, so as to l)c fully 
comprehended by everyone. What good is a college education tn a man if after 
graduation he preside at his own club meetings, cannot deliver a three-minute 
speech, or even make a motion before a house correctly? The men of ability today 
are literary men. No man can reach a high state of excellence without it. 

During the past year the literary work, under the supervision of Mr. Bowland, 
has made more progress than in previous years, and has some good material to 
uphold its standing in annual duel with the Morrill Society in June. 

May every member of the society, faculty of the institution and each succeeding 
class lend a little energy in advancing its progress. If this be done, tlie New 
Mercer Literary Society will in the near future stand as a stone w ill. which cannot 
be pierced by any shot delivered from another society in the State of Maryland. 

U. W. Long, SccrctcTvv. — 



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Officers of the Rossbourg Club 

LiF.i'T. W. A. X. I'.owi.AM) President 

AlAjiiu H. D. Wii.i.i \u. JK I'iee-President 

C.M'T. F. E. LiNNi-i.i Secretary 

LiKi'T. (r. W. FiRHK Treasurer 

COMMITTEES. 

Fi.noR. 

Cajit. E. S. ilolloway, Cliairiiiaii. ■ 

iMudil Firor 

Hudson r.urroughs 

RlvPRKSII.MKNTS. 

W. T. iMahoney, Chalriiiaii. 

Capestany Hatton 

Darby Heyser 

Rkceptton. 

Lieut. .M. II. .Vdams, Chairiiian. 

Williar, Jr. Owiugs 

\'ockc- Broughton 

IWITATIOX AND PrOCKAM.MH. 

Uc-iit. C. II. Ilariier, Chairiiiaii. 

Bowkmd Cockey 

I.inmll Cooper 

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Adams, i\I. H. 
Allison, J. F. 
Adler, H. C. 
Blair, E. A. 
Becker, G. G. 
LSurroughs, P. E. 
Berry, R. B. 
Broughton, L. B. 
Brice, N. E. 
Bowland, W. A. N. 
Brigham, R. 
Coster, M. H. 
Crutchfield, J. A. 
Cockey, A. D. 
Caniby, V\'. M. 
Clnircli, C. B. 
Cooper, B. R. 
Darby, J. D. 
Devilbiss, H. R. 
Firor, G. W. 
Firor, J. W. 
Fluhartv, \V. B. 



Frere, W. J. 
Griffin, J. i'. 
Gilbert, L. E. 
Gorsucli, J. G. 
1 laniilton, G. E. 
i licks, C. G. 
Holloway, E. S. 
lleyser, W. W. 
Uaynes, W. G. 
Harper, C. H. 
Hatton, H. S. 
Judd, R. A. 
Long, L'. W. 
Linnell, F. E. 
Lippincott, IL W. 
Mackall, T. B. 
Morgan, F. L. 
.Mudd, J. P. 
Mayer," C. F. 
Alercenm, II. J. 
.Martin, J. A. 
Mahoney, \^^ T. 
Menendez, E. 



McCeney, H. C. 
Maslin, W. P. 
Newman, L. C'. 
Owings, H. 11. 
Otis, H. G. 
Pope, L A. 
Price, E. H. 
Pearre, E. F. 
Ruffner, R. 
Roe, L. M. 
Roberts, iM. 
Smith, L A. 
Smith, B. K. 
Sylvester, C. W. 
Silvester, R. I^. 
Somerville, W. .\. 
TiuMier, A. C. 
\ocke, S. T. 
Williar, Jr., H. D. 
Wilson, R. A. 
Warren, X. L. 
\Varing, H. A. 



ALUM XI .MEMBERS. 
Mackall, ]. X. Thomas, S. P. 



FACl'LTY MF?\IBERS. 



Capt. R. ^^'. Silvester 
Dr. H. B. McDonnell 
Dr. S. S. Buckley 
Prof. F. B. Bomberger 
Prof. W. T. L. Taliaferro 
Prof. C. S. Richardson 
Prof. J. J. Morgan 



Prof. T. B. Symons 
Prof. E. F. Garner 
Prof. II. T. Harrison 
Prof. W. R. Wharton 
Prof. J. J. T. Graham 
Mr. W. Harrison 
Mr. E. C. (^ireen 



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Rossbourg Club 



^Sfc^MID tlie earnest woes, the trvin,e: tribulations and the seemingly ceaseless 
nLJ routine of studies which crowd around the sometimes dreary paths of the 
•^'^ students of M. A. C. — drear paths, indeed, where the face and figure of a 
beautiful girl are seldom seen — their souls at least a solace hath, in dreams of the 
coming Rossbourg dances. 

In all characteristics of college men, there are three traits to consider — the 
mental, the physical and the social. They are inseparable in the true and high 
bred gentlemen, and if in the collegiate training of a youth these three ideal ele- 
ments are attained and absorbed into his personality, his success is assured. 

The scientists of today say that we have not completely emerged from the 
state of rudeness and unpolished personality of our Teutonic ancestors. No 
better cure for this cumbersome inheritance can be foimd than by mingling in 
social gatherings, and in our own college world there is nothing better than our 
Rossbourg Club, which goes far in transforming this inherent nature into modest 
refinement and grace of manner. The social side of our nature becomes broader 
and more enlightened, and all the gallantry and gentility of our person shines 
forth in our hope to leave a favorable impression when in the company of cap- 
tivating and entrancing ladies. The charming girls, the rythiuic, harmonious tones 
of the music ; the fragrant odor of the beautiful flowers, all combine to ])enetrate 
our better natures and to fill us with gayety and hope. When we assemble in our 
ballroom and glide noiselessly and smoothly over the iwilished floor with the little 
girl of our choice in our arms, and who, in all the sweetness and gentleness of 
her nature, with soft and dreamy eyes looks a dream of paradise, a world of love 
and sweetness into ours, our thoughts ri,se from this dreary world of dull care 
and weariness into the land of romance, which is the fairyland of beauty, love and 
hope. 

The Rossbourg Club was instituted in the College in i8gi ; its founder and 
first president was Su i'enn. of Corea. In 1892 the Club was greatl\- im]>roved, 
Cajjt. Sylvester allowing us to have otu' dances in the College hall. In the tail of 

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1904, the Rossbourg Club moved its quarters to the new hall, a large, airy room in 
the Administration Building, which had just been completed. During the past 
year the ilecorations have been much more attractive than usual, owing to the 
adoption of class corners. 

The Rossbourg Club extends its thanks to all those who have helped to make 
the dances of this year the successes they have been. 



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Officials of the Y. M. C. A. 1906-1907 

C. H. Harper President. 

E. I. Oswald rice-President. 

R. Brigham Secretary. 

H. C. Byrd Treasurer. 

G. Bkcker Scr^^eaiit-at-Anns. 



Chairmen of Committees 

Meetings — Harper Solicitini^ and Social — Wakrex Bible Study — Oswald 
Reception — Becker .1//(.s-(V — Peumacher 

Pro ''ram — liRu.ii am M issionarv — ReedER 



Active Membership 



Adams 


1 larper 


Ouimby 


Adlcr 


llaytlen 


Reeder 


Allen, R. 


Hosball 


Roelkey 


I'adenhoop 


Hudson 


Ruffner 


Becker 


Jarrell, L. 


Shamberger 


Bennett 


Jarrell, T. 


Smith, I. A. 


Blair 


Judd 


Spalding 


Brigliam 


Kloppnicyer 


Stanton. C. E 


IVown 


Maxwell 


Stanton. J. R. 


Byrd 


McKnany 


Stiffler 


Clioate 


Mac Donald 


Thomas, I). 


Cobey 


Mudd 


Thomas. W. 1 


Coster 


( )sl)<*urnc 


Trimble 


Devilbiss 


Oswald 


Vockc 


P.rack 


Otis 


Ward 


Dupuy 


IMuniaclicr. K. 


^^'arthen 


I'rantz 


I'lnniachcr, M . 


Warren 


Gilbert 


I'ope 





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Our Y. M. C. A. 




, L'RIXG the Spring Term of the last year the unusually enthusiastic interest 
taken in our Y. M. C. A. meetings and the active energy with which its 
members participated in making them a success, promised most hopeful 
results for the present year. On the opening of the scholastic season the accom- 
panying activities of our Y. M. C. A. were, as has been customary since their inau- 
guration, formally commenced with the annual reception of the new students. The 
faculty, with their wives, attended largely, and the afTair served as a happy intro- 
duction between them and the -new recruits to the student body. In a brief but 
impressive address of welcome the President, with his usual sincerity, encouraged 
the old and future members to aggressive activity in the Y. !\I. C. A. work, pledging 
his hearty support in the society's advancement. 

On the following Sunday the tirst meeting was held, at which our President 
outlined the purpose and nature of the work for the year. A most gratifying fea- 
ture of this year's progress has been the active interest taken in the meetings by 
the new men, and it argues well for the future of the Association when its interest 
is actively perpetuated from year to year. A more systematic schedule of leaders 
and topics for discussion has been followed with marked success, and as a result 
the interest in the work has become more general, while a larger portion of the 
membership have become less reserved in expressing their various opinions on the 
subjects discussed. We believe that this free exchange of ideas is essential to the 
permanent life of the Association and that its beneficial results will be lasting. 

During December we received a visit from Mr. Slack, the International Secre- 
tary of the East, and plans for more organized and extended work were discussed 
with him, several valuable suggestions being offered. In fact, it was at his instiga- 
tion that the Association at once took steps to revive the P>ible study work after a 
lapse of two years. The Association hopes by adding this educational branch to its 
activities to supply an opportunity to those who wish to acquire a more thorough 
knowledge of the Bible and its literary value, and at the same time to create interest 
in the Y. M. C. A. A large number have already subscribed to the course and 
fruitful results are anticipated, not only for tliose engaged in the Association meet- 
ings, but for those less actively interested. 

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Being at present in a fairly flourishing condition, the Association expects to send 
delegates to the several conventions connected with its interests, and hopes thereby 
to derive valuable aid in promoting its usefulness as a Christian body. At the 
present time delegates to the conventions at ISaltimore and Hagerstown have been 
chosen, and instructive results are expected. We confidently hope to send two or 
more delegates to Northfield, and desire to have our College represented in 
assembh' where the leading spirits of our organization will be congregated and 
from whom we may receive new inspiration and life through our representatives. 

We believe that in the faithful attendance in the past we have a soimd basis for 
future growth and expansion of iuHuence, and sincerely trust that liy persistent 
and imflagging activity we may arouse widespread interest among our fellow- 
students and succeed to the high ideal of our Association's founder — that of making 
our Y. M. C. A. the strongest "team" in College, ever striving for ])urer morals 
and cleaner manhood. 



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Bible Study Groups 



Cooper 
Grason 



C. H. Hakpek. Leader. 

Pope GilluTt 

Coster Gorsuch 



W. C. RiciLDER, Leader. 



Shamberger 


Haynes 


S]5alding 


Thomas, D. 


Ward 
R. BuiGiiAM, Leader. 


Stitler 


Ryrd 


Hoshall 


Low rev 


Church 


Tarrell, T. 


Somerville 



Frantz 
Hevser 



R. H. RuFFNER, Leader. 

Jarrell. L. 
Klnp])iiieyer 



Roelky 
Turner 



W. H. Thomas, Leader. 



Brown 


Daley 


Smith, \y. 


Cadenhoop 


Tydings 
N. E. WakrEx, Leader. 




Smith, I. A. 




Drach 


Devilbhss 


G. Becker. Leader. 


Pearre 


Cobey 


Andrews 


Maxwell 


Stanton, J. R. 


Bounds 




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C. E. Stanton, Leader. 




Mayer 


Hoen, R. 


Crutchfield 


Golden 


Merceron 





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College Ode 



Gli:n\vokth Sturgis, '05. L. F. Zi;kki:i., '06. 

'J'uiic, "Maryland. My Maryland." 

Our college dear, of thee we sing, 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. I 
And loyal hearts we gladly bring, 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! 
In memory fond thy name shall cling. 
Throughout the land thy praise shall ring. 
So to the breeze your banner tling. 

M. A. C! My M. A. C.I 

Thy sons have e'er been true to thee, 

M. A. C! My M. A. C. ! 
And greater yet their love shall be, 

M. A. C. ! MyM. A. C! 
When records of our deeds they see. 
If we obey thy every plea 
And keep unstained thy history, 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! 

In wisdom's hall or on the field, 

M. A. C. ! M\- M. A. C. ! 
To vaunting foe we ne'er shall \ield. 

M. A. C. I My M. A. C. l' 
For in our lives shall be revealed 
Those inspirations that appealed 
To feelings true by you unsealed, 

M. A. C. ! MyM. A. C! 

While other banners wave on high, 

M. A. C. ! MyM. A. C. ! 
And brighter colors greet the sky, 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. I 
The orange and black shall ever fly. 
And heights of fame they shall descry 
Who guard thee with a loving eye, 

M. A. C. ! My .\1. A. C. ! 

()h, lei us then tcj her be true. 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! 
Her high and noble aims pursue, 

M. A. C. ! My M. A. C. ! 
.And let us dedicate anew 
Our lives to every service due. 
That may thy glorious fame renew, 

M. A. C. ! Mv M. A. C. ! 



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Senior Class Meeting 



Pat — Cut out the rougli liouse. The meeting is in order — who's got a match ? 

Hick — I move we throw Johnny Mudd out. 

Squirrel — Let's fan him. 

Rat — How much "Graft" is coming to us? 

Alec — Say, fellers, I think that we sorter ought to buy rings like the class 

two years ago. They will only cost about eight (Great disorder, and cries 

of "Throw him out!") 

Pat — The business before the meet 

Adams — I move we fire Jess Graham. 

Cap — Second the motion. 

Hog — I move we have something to eat. 

Squirrel — I'd like to have some turkey. 

Guy — "To swipe, or not to swipe : that is the ques 



Johnny — Pve got some jmcs over in my room (cries of "llring them over, 

Johnny") — for five cents. 

Rat — Throw him out. 

\'ockic — Somebody sit on him (great excitement). 

Williar — Mudd is an entrepreneur 

Pat — But we are the residual claimants, and his profits belong to us. 

Vockie — Say, Pat, gimme some smokin's? 

Alec — These rings are fine 

Elijah — Aw, cut it out, Cockey ! What do you think we are, millionaires? 

Williar — I'd like to know the business before the meeting. 

Pat — It's been moved and seconded that we get somebody to preach the liac- 
teriology sermon. All in favor, sav "Aye." 

"Aye." 

Contrary, "No." 

"No," "No," "No." 

Pat — The "Ayes" seem to have it. 

Rat — What's the question? 

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Hog — I got the best feed in at Ford & Graham's- 
Hickey — Shut up. Hog. ^'ou're always eatin' 



Elijah — I move that we hand Johnny Green the 'iemon.'" 

Holloway — How nnich will it cost? 

Elijah — Three cents. 

Hog — Let's make some lemonade first. (Considerable discussion, but motion 
is finally lost, most of the members being strenuously opposed to the extravagance. ) 

Retldv — Eve been working six weeks on the Commencement and June L>all 
invitations, and have counted up the expenses jTiT, times, and each fellow will 
have to pa}- five dollars, seventeen cents and three-quarters ($5-17^). (Great 
disorder and indignation. Cries of "Throw him out!" "Get the hook I" ".\ngry 
mob." etc., and Redd\- goes back and sits down.) 

Alec — I move that we have Commy put Reddy under arrest until after Ciim- 
mencement. 

Hick — I move that we tlon't have mi more Reveille. 

Squirrel — I move that we all go down to the "Piurg." ( Everybod_\- seconds 
the motion.) 

]\Iorris — Mr. President. Honorable Juilges. my opponents have made the 
statement that shipping in the United States is in a very dep 

Harry — Cut out the "Hot Air," Morris! You're always spouting 

Rat — Say, fellows, I've got something that you all ought to have. 

Everybody — Let's have it. 

Rat — A card a<lmitting you t(j all the ^'. .M . C. .V.'s in the country. If yon 
pay a dollar 

Squirrel — Rouse mit him. 

\'ockie — Back up. Rat. 

Elijah — Shut up. 

Pat — Say, fellows, let's have some urder. How in the d — 1 are we .going to 
do anything in all this mngh house? 

Rat — I move that we buv Pat a wig. 

Guy — I move that we get some money from the Y. M. C. .\. for a dance. 

Johnny — I think that I'll get an "ad" from Sudwarlh. yet. 

Ca|i — I move that we don't stand attentinn for the ( ). C. 

X'ockie — Somebody gimme a match. 

Pat — Who swiped all my tobacco? 

1 larry — Say, T'at, how'd you swipe all of Ingram's pictures? 

llolloway — I wish I could collect some money. 

(>uy — There's not a d — n cent in the Ros.s 

.\dams — \\'h;it's the business befnre the meeting? 

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Hick — I move that Vockie is the best ladies' man. 

Hog — Say, Squirrel, wouldn't you like to have something to eat ? 

Mudd — I move we make Pat give an account of the Graft Fund. 

Everybody — "Second the motion." 

Pat — Meeting is adjourned. (Great confusion and rough house.) 



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Athletic Association 



William T. Maikiney President. 

S. T. \'()CKic I'icc-President. 

F. E. LiNNELi Secretary. 

H. S. Hatton Treasurer. 



Athletic Council 

Prof. C. S. Rilhakiisun, Cliairiiiaii. 
Pkof. F. B. rSd.MiiicuciCK. I'udK. 11. T. Harrison. 



Student Members 

(kv W. FiRou, Secretary. W. A. N. Bowland 

W'li.i.i \.\i T. ]\I.\HONEv. C. H. Harper 

Charles Sylvester .\1. A. Hudson 



Athletic Teams 

P'onT'nALi. — Charles Sylvester, Manager; II. C. Byrd, Captain. 

B.vsi'UALL — Guy W. Firor. Manager: J. P. Grason. Captain. 

Tr.vck — C. 11. Harper. Manager: U. W. Long, Captain. 
Tennis — W. A. X. Bowland, Manager. 

Basketball — M. A. Hudson, Manager. 



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College Athletics 

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^Slj'THLETICS has ac(|uirc(l a firmly cstaljlished position as one of the most 
S^J potent factors of College life and training. Far-seeing edncators have 
realized that only the best results can be obtained where the physical side 
of a man's education is developed as well as the mental: that to train a man's mind 
at the expense of his physical well-being is to brand him as a failure almost at the 
verv threshold of life. The universally acknowledged principle of college edu- 
cation now is the equal development of the student along these parallel lines : 
making them not antagonistic, but having these two influences work tugethor in 
harmony for the common advancement of the student's welfare. College ath- 
letics nearl\- everywhere meet not only with the approval but with the co-oiiera- 
tion of Faculties and Boards of Trustees, provided they are not indulged in to 
excess, and are free from the taint of ])rofessionalism. 

M. A. C. mav well be pnuul nl the ])osition she has attained in athletics. 
Every man who is a member of any team which represents the College is a bona 
fide student in the strictest sense of the word; and he is not only a liona fide 
student, but he must be an amateur, and free from any taint of professionalism. 
Since this establishment of this strict standard of absolutely clean athletics 
M. A. C. has made a record which is unsurpas.sed l)y that of any other college in 
Maryland. She is a member of the Intercollegiate .\thletic Association of Mary- 
land, and we are proud of the two banners which hang in our trophy room, repre- 
senting the championship for the past two years, on the Intercollegiate gridiron 
of Marvland. The new constitution of the Association, which provides for a \ery 
high standard of amateur athletics, has met with the unanimnus ap])rn\-al nf the 
student body, proving that clean athletics meets with the heartiest commemlatinn 
of every student connected with the Maryland .\gricultural College, 

This is exactlx' as it should he. llnw nnich more can we enjciy the fruits of a 
victor\' which we know was gained fairly, with honest men and with honest eltort. 
than one gained by taking an unfair advantage of an o]iponent, or by playing 
men whom we know are not bona fi<le college students and wiio may or may not 

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be professionals. A triumph oajned by these means takes away all real enjoy- 
ment which the result of honestly directed effort and honestly directed means 
brings to us. 

Let us preserve and maintain this high and honorable standard of college 
athletics. Let every man connected with the institution, whether a member of any 
of the teams or not, use his whole influence toward the furthering of this praise- 
worthy ideal. We should feel honored to belong to an institution in which 
athletics are placed on such a high plane, and we should be proud to belong to 
teams representing our College when we know what membership on any of our 
teams represents. Every man here receives a s(|uare deal in trying for a team, 
and every team we play receives a square deal in whatever contest they may engage 
in with us. So long as this very laudable condition of affairs exists we shall 
never have to blush for our College, and we shall have the great pleasure of 
knowing that whether in victory or in defeat M. A. C. is noted for its high 
standard of amateur athletics. 



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In football the Maryland At;-i-icultural CollcgX' is recognized as the champion 
of Maryland colleges. 

In past years the standard of our athletics, especially football, was low, but 
in the fall of 1904 we suddenly awoke from our subordinate position and have 
climbed to our ])resent high standard. 

The past two years we captured the banner of the Intercollegiate Athletic 
Association of Maryland in footljall. Xone of the colleges played defeated us, 
while We held the L'nitcd States Xaval Academy down to the small score of 
twelve points. 

The prospects at M. A. C. for the coming fall wouhl appear to indicate that 
we will develop an eleven e(|ual to those which have represented this College on 
the football field in the past. While M. A. C. in the past two years has been able 
to occupy a position which has gained her the rank of first in Maryland, it has 
been possible to do this in an institutinn ha\-ing but alx^iut two hundred students 
only by dint of the hardest kind of work, the thorough application of business 
methods and system to everything afifecting the team ; the selection and direction 
of coaches, construction of schedules to fit the needs and development of each 
individual team, and last, and perhai)s most important, keeping the team free from 
the shadow of suspicion of its amateur status. That M. A. C. has been able to 
accomplish this is naturally a source of pride to the alumni and undergraduates. 

This year, while the loss in number will he very slight, the team will suffer 
seriously by the graduation of Bowland, right tackle, and Firor, full-back. Jami- 
son and Ruffner, who did sterling work in the line, will also leave College this 
year. There's good raw material left, however, and the team will not be seriously 
handicapped by losing the iQofi stars. 

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Football Schedule for Season of 1906 



Date. 

Sept. 29, 
( )ct. 6. 
( )ct. 10. 
Oct. 13, 
Oct. 20 
Xov. 3 
Xov. 10 
Xov. 17 
Xov. 24 
Xov. 29 



Opl<oucnts. 



P laved at 



Score. 



.Technical Ilii^h Sclnnil, Wash College Park. Md. 

.Baltimore City College College Park, Ahl. 

.U. S. Xaval Academy Annapolis, Md. ... 

.Georgetown Washington, D. C. 

.Mt. Washington Country Club Baltimore, Aid.... 

.\\'estern Mar}land College \\'estminster. Aid. 

. St. John's College Annapolis, Afd . . . . 

. Rock Hill College Ellicott City. Aid. . 

.Washington College College Park, Aid. 

.Delaware College College Park, Aid. 



M. H. Ad.\ms. Maiia''cr. 



N. E. Brice, .-Iss't Maiiiii^er 



l.A.C. 


Ol'I 


5 





22 








12 





28 





29 


Cancc 


lied. 


20 


4 


If) 





35 





Cancc 


lied. 



F. K. Xi'.iLSoN, Coach. 



LIXE-UP OF TEAAI. 

Wilson, Hoge Right End 

Jamison Right Tackle 

Evans, Hatton Right Guard 

Rutf ner Center 

Kloppiueyer Left Guard 

Bowland Left Tackle 

Baker Left End 

Byrd Ouart(.'r1)ack 

Firor Right 1 lalfback 

Mackall. Doak luillhack 

Cooper ( Cai)t.) Left I lalfback 

Linn. Fluhartv— vSubstitutes. Daley— Mascot 



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Football Schedule for Season of 1907 

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Date. Of^l^osin^ Team. Place to he Played. 

September 28 Technical 1 lijjli Schcwl College I'ark, Aid. 

October 5 RichiiKind College Richmond, \'a. 

October 9 L'. S. Naval Academy Annapolis, Md. 

October 12 Mt. St. Mary's College Emmitshnrg. Aid. 

October 19 Baltimore Polytechnic Institute College Park, Aid. 

October 2C\ Washington and Lee I'niversity Lexington, \'a. 

November 2 Catholic I'niversity of .\nierica College Park, Aid. 

November 9 Washington College Chestertown, Aid. 

November 16 St. John's College College Park, ]Md. 

November it, Gallaudet College Kendall Green, D. C. 

November 28 Western Mar\land College r.altimore, ALd. 



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Baseball 

The baseball teams that ha\'e represented l\l. A. C. on the dianiiMid during 
the past few years have Ijeen of such a character as to claim a place amon"; the 
foremost college teams of Maryland. There was a time when the college relied 
entirely on the baseball team for its honors in athletic soprts. Since the advent 
of our victori<ius footliall teams the baseball teams still hold their own, although 
thev do not stand alone as an .\1. A. C. sport. Last year's college team was the 
best team of bona fide students in the State of Maryland. The prospects for 
this vear's team arc verv bright, and we e.xpect to capture the banner of the 
Intercollegiate League. 

The line-ui) of the team is as follows : 



GK.wsnx ( Captain ) Catcher 

Pitchers 



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J.\KRi-:i.i,^ 

HoiCN, R First Piase 

Rici'MiKR Second liase 

Ttm.snl'S Third I'.ase 

W.\LTivKS Short Sto|) 

Ev.vxs Center P'ield 

D.\Ri;v Right Field 

M.\FM'[N Left Field 

Substitutes: M.wKu. C.\rnsT.\.\v, ( )tis. IIicks. 



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Baseball Schedule, 1907 

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Date. Opposing Team. Plaee to be Pla\ed. 

March 28 Fredericksburg College Fredericksburg, \'a. 

March 30 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Md. 

April 5 Western High School College Park, Md. 

April 6 Alt. St. Mary's College Emmitsburg. Md. 

April 10 Technical 1:1 igh School College Park, Md. 

April 12 Washington and Lee L'niversity Le.xington, \'a. 

April 13 \irginia Military Institute Lexington, \'a. 

April 17 Catholic L'niversity of America College Park, Md. 

April 19 Fredericksburg College College Park. Md. 

April 24 Technical High School College Park, Md. 

April 27 Delaware College College Park^ Md. 

May I Theological Seminary College Park, Md. 

May 4 St. John's College College Park, Md. 

May 8 Delaware College Newark, Del. 

May II Franklin and Mar.shall College Park, Md. 

May 15 Catholic L'niversity of America College Park. Md. 

May 18 \\^estern Maryland College Westminster, Md. 

May 25 Gallaudett Kendall Green, Md. 

June I Washington College Chestertown, Md. 



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Field and Track Team 



'THT 1 KE the other teams of our College, the Field aiul Track Team has by no 
yJ!_ means been neglected. We are hindered to a certain extent by having no 
indoor track for winter practice, but when we appear on the field in the 
s|)ring we do so with the determination to make up for lost time. 

Our principal meets are the Intercollegiate Athletic ^leet held in Baltimore, 
Maryland, and our local Field Day Meet. We are now laboring hard for our 
team to represent us at the former meet. In this we intend this year to show our 
sister colleges that we have a track team as well as football and baseball teams. 
At our Field Da}- exercises we will also exhibit to the public the athletic work of 
the "Aggies." 

FIELD AXD TRACK TEAM. 



c. 


H. 


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\R1'KR. "o". 


A. X. Row: 


Axn. "07, 






.l/(7/;(/^r;-. 




Ciipldiii-clrcf 


Cirason 












Jarrcll, L 








( )wings 




Einnell 
I'.yrd 






50 Yards 


Otis 
Carpenter 


220 Yards. 


Crabster 








Byrd 




Sigler 








1 lar[)er 




Einnell 








lloen, R. 




lloen, K. 








(Hirsuch 




I'ope 








Jarrell, E. 


440 "N'ards. 


(irason . 






ino Yards. 


Thomas. W. 




C.ary 








1 leyser 




] ley.scr 








Shaniberger 




Crabster 













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( laiy 




Ivumiy 




Stiflcr 




( )wiii.ijs 


Half .Mile 


.Mercemii 




Coster 




llrice 




Wan-cii 




Capcstaiiv 




Kries 




AkTceToii 




I'aradis 


( )iie Mile 


l'ia(lciiliiMi|> 




'rrinilile 




r.ricc 




Smitli, I. 




l.iniicU 




Carpenter 


1 hirdles. 


Sigler 




Ciiojier 




llrown 




( )\\inL;s 


Riiniiiii.c;' 


I'inir. C. \\\ 





IJyril 
Bowlancl 
Cooper 
Harper 

I'.ynl 

Ijaclenhuo 

Mahoney 

I'ldwlaiul 
lloeii, S. 
Coo])er 
Re le 

(.)\viiit;s 
(Juiiihy 

1 larper 

P>o\vlaniI 

Hoen. S. 

Cooper 

Roe 

Riimig 

Evans 

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; Standing l^ruad Jniiip, 



Pule \ ault. 



Slidt I'nt. 



Hammer Throw. 



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ARXEY R. COOl'Ek, Captain and lialfl)ack of iW 'A'arsity" Football 
Team for the past two seasons, is one of the best ])layers Al. A. C. has 
ever had on the gridiron. He is fast, heavy, a reliable ground gainer, 
and one of the hardest men in the State to stop. He is also very strong on the 
defense, backing up his line in a splendid fashion. Cooper has still one more 
year in College and can be depended npnn to do some good work this coming 
season. 



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JACKSON P. GRAYSON 



rtT'ACKSf )\ I'. (".RAS( ).\'. Ill' llu- Class of i()<)i), captain of the liaschall team 
^1 f(ir the season of njoj- 1 le plavs sliorl-stop. is a siu'e tieliier, a safe halter, 
/•^ and can nearly always he (lejiended on for a liit. lie is also a fast and 
heady base nmner, and usually g'ets his share of stolen hases in every jjanie. This 
is (irason's third \-ear on tlu' "\arsily." hv playini;' in the ontfielil dnrint;- the 
season of I(/)5. L'nder his leadership the prciNpects for a successful team for this 
year arc very l)rit;ht. 



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U. W. LONG 



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\\ . LUXCi has l)Ci.n a iiKiiilKT of ihc track teani l-vlt since he has heen 
ill Colleg^e — tliree years — ami he has done more to encourage tlie 
t;ro\vtli of Track Athletics than any other student. He is a fast 
sprinter, and his work alon.L; this line has been first-class in every respect, 



having- \\(,)n medals hoth in intercollegiate meets and in college fiekl days, 
expects to have a good team this spring. 



Lone 



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Springtime 



When flc frogs begins to holler. 
And <le birds begins tcr sing ; 

(^loodbye Winter your'c a goner. 
Have to gib" away ter spring. 

When (le buds begins to sbootin' 
And de grass is greenin' up ; 

Spring am come, as sure as cert'in 
Winter be am all done up. 

When cle bsb begins ter nil)l)le. 

And de sap am on de run ; 
Winter, you caint skeer dis nigger, 

Ole Jack Fros' yo' day am done. 

Den I spen's mos' ebery nio'nin 

Fisbin' down along de run ; 
Fish am bitin' mighty line now, 

Colly (lis am heaps of fun. 

When I gits dat listless feelin'. 
Kind o' lazy-like you know; 

1 could sleep <lar in de sunshine. 
Till ole Cabr'ers horn do blow. 

In de evenin' vvif my banjo. 

When de twilight shadows come; 

1 jes' set dar in niah doah way, 
Pickin' Ole Kentucky Home. 

Go 'way man, an' stop yo' foolin", 

Co 'way care an' lenime be, 
Winter jes doan' suit dis nigger, 

Springtime am de time fo' me. 

W. T. M. 
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Junior-Soph. Game 



^^^HE annual and miist interesting game of football of the season was 
41 , ])et\veen the Juniors and Sophomores on December 4th. As a result 
the victory floated to the Juniors — score 6 to o. 

The teams were well matched. This was due, however, to the fact that some 
of the experienced Junior pla\ers stayed out of the game. Was it not a good 
thing? It is evident that the score would have gone far into the hundreds had 
not these Juniors stayed out. What a shame it would have been. 

The Juniors tried their open plays, mass ])la\s and trick ])lays, but the luck 
all fell to the Sophs, who accidently held the Juniors at the proper time. This 
saved them from a disgraceful defeat. 

From the time the pigskin first sailed into the air the game was exciting as 
the sturdy Juniors pushed and tram]jled the Sophs under their feet. 

It was from one of these wrangling masses that faithful "Hawk" seized the 
oval ball and, planting it beyond the goal, he snatched a victory from a possible 
defeat, making the score 5 to o. 

To this the ambitious (|uarterback of the Juniors added a jjoint bv sending the 
pigskin flying over the goal. 

The score now standing 6 to o, the timekeeper said "Time up." 

The Sophomores, though a little indignant, quietly retired and said nothing 
as the Juniors yelled for joy. 

The Junior flag now floated high while the flag of the Sophs trailed in the 
dust. 

The two teams lined up as follows : 

Sophomores. Positions. Juniors. 

Whiting right end Wilson. 

Kloppmeyer right tackle Jamison. 

Holloway, J right guard Somerville. 

Badenhoop center Hoshall. 

Stabler, S left guard Brigham. 

Sigler left tackle Ruffner. 

Baker left end Firor, J. 

I'ope right half back Long. 

Mayer ( Capt. ) full back Cooper. 

Fluharty left half back I'.yrd ( Capt.). 

Grason c|uartcr back Lippincott. 

Referee. Lieut. Bowland. Umpire. Sergt. .Mackall. Timekeeper. Mr. Mahoney. 

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Subjects for Graduation Theses 



Morris IIi;xkv Adams: 
■■Tn])i>!;ra|)hical Survey of the Ci)llL"!:i"L' Farm." 

William Ali-kI'.h Xairnic Bowland: 
"Cost, Constructidii and Dosion of a loo-TIorse-Powcr Return TuJiular Uoiler. 

ROGICLIO LeLIO CAI'IiSTANY : 

"Topograpliical Survey of the College Farm." 

Alkx.wdkr Diu'm.moxd Cockey: 
"Toponraphical Survey of the College Farm." 

Guy Wisotzkhv Firor : 
"\'aricty Te.st of Lettuce." 

Charles Hamilton Harper: 

"A Plan of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Maryland 

Agricultural College." 

Hannibal Sanford Hatton: 
"Topographical Survey of the College Farm." 

Edwin Seabrook Holloway: 

"A Plan of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Maryland 

Agricultural College." 

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Mark Axthoxv Hldson : 
"Notes on Self-Fertility of Buds." 

Fkaxk F.I.I I ATI LiNNKT.r, : 
"Desiqii, Cost and Ccmstrnctinn of 14-inch T.atlie." 

W'li.i.iA.M 'ri-.Rin- .\i.\noxP.Y: 
"An Inquiry Into the J'uwers of Conoress to Regulate Corijorations." 

John 1'osi:v AIudd: 
"Cost, Constructicin and Design of a loo-I lorse-Power Retnrn Tubular lloiler.' 

ITowAKii ]1i:n'kn' Owixgs: 
"Topographical Sur\-e\- of the College Farm." 

S■l•ANI.I■;^• ToRxicv N'ockiv : 
"The Chemical Composition and Feeding N'alue of Acorns." 

Harry Ducan Wii.i.iar, Jr.: 
"Topographical Survey ni the College Farm." 



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The Orderly 



J- 

The O. D. had an orderly, 
To do his work you know ; 

And everywhere the O. D. went, 
The orderly would go. 

The orderly would trot along. 

Where'er the (J. 1). went: 
Prepare<l to feteh and carry. 

And go where he was sent. 

But what use was the orderly? 

We really cannot say ; 
Except to wake the O. D. up. 

Some twenty times a day. 

An orderly ; it makes us smile 
But then the Major knows ; 

The O. D'll have a valet ne.xt. 
To button up his clothes. 



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June Ball Organization 

J. 

^[ajok TI. D. Wii.i.iak, Ju Business Maiiai^cr. 

Third Likl'T. C. II. Hakimck Issistmit Business }[anai^cr. 

Captain J. I'. Munn Sccrct(ir\. 

First Likut. AI. H. Adams Treasurer. 

COAF.MITTEES. 

IWITATKIX AND PriiC.RAM. 

First Lieutenant H. H. ( )\ving's. Cliainiian. 

First Lieutenant A. X. IJowland First Lieutenant H. S. Hatton 

First Sertjeant 1!. R. Cooper Sergeant C. \V. Sylvester 

Corporal J- P- Grason Corporal C. F. Meyer 

Cadet L. P.. P.roughton Cadet A I. Roberts 

Reception. 

First Lieutenant and .Adjutant .\. 1). Coeke\'. Clidiniiaii. 

Captain F. E. Linncll Second Lieut, and (J. AL S. T. \ocke 

Sergeant R. H. Ruffner Sergeant 11. C. P.yrd 

Corjjoral J. O. A. Holloway Corjioral R. .\. Judd 

Cadet R. B. P.erry Corporal L. ( ). Jarrell 

Fl.niiK. 

Captain E. S. llnlloway, Chuinnaii. 

Second Lieutenant d. W. Firor Third Lieutenant K. 1.. Capistany 

Corjioral A. C. Turner First Sergeant L'. W. Long 

Cadet 11. j. Alerceron Sergeant J. W. Firor 

Corporal T. I). Jarrell Cor])oral J. F. Allis<in 

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Ria'Ki-:siiMHNT. 

Mr. W. T. Malioney, Chairman. 

Second Lieutenant M. A. Hudson First Sergeant T. D. Mackall 

Sergeant-AFajor X. L. \\'arren Sergeant H. W. Lippincott 

Sergeant R. A. Wilson Sergeant R. L. Silvester 

Corporal P. E. Burroughs Cadet G. C. Day 



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Intercollegiate Debate 

The fourth annual iutcrculk'siatc (k'l)aU' helwcfu Delaware Cnllei^e and .\lar\ - 
laud Agricultural College took place in the auditorium of Maryland \i;'ricultural 
College on Friday evcuiut;', March 8. Kjoj. The speakers on each side were 
eveul\- matched and the ar,i;uments were very creditable, showiui;- careful pre]iara- 
tion and a thorough knowledije of the subject. The judsjes. after a thorous'li 
discussion, rendered their decision in favor of the sjx'akers from .\l. A. C. which 
decision was received with j^reat ai)i)lause by the student body. Tlie record now 
stands a tie with two debates won for each colleL;e. The exercises cif the evening 
were as follows : 

Music ( )rchestni 

.\ddress of welcome President R. W. Sihester 

•Ivesponse I'rof. W. J. Rowan, nf Delaware Collei^e 

Debate — "Resolved that the I'nited v*^tates should establish a more extensive 
system of shipping- subsidies." 

jud,iL;es: lion. Charles Earl. J Ion. Jos. \', I'.raltan. lion, lliram R. I'.iirtou. 

.\ffirmativc E. l\ Warrint^tou. of Delaware Colle.t;e 

Xesjative M. 1 1, .\danis. of M. .\. C. 

.\l usic ( )rchestra 

.\ftirmative .!■*-'• Smith, of 1 )elaware t'olleye 

.\e!;alive 1 1. C. I'.yrd. of .\1. A. C. 

.Music ( )rchestra 

Rebuttal^ 

1 . I . f. Smit!i \ffirniative 

_'. .\1. I 1. .Vdain,- .\eL;ative 

,V 11. C. I'.\ rd Xet;alive 

4. I'".. 1'". W'arrinj^lon \ftirmalive 

Decision of Jud,;;es. 
.Music < )rchestra 

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Break ! Break ! Break ! 



Break, Break. Break. 

In tlie old pantry. O My! 
And I would that my tongue eould ntter 

Mow liuiiyTy that night was I. 

() well for the steward. Iv C.recn. 

That he sleeps in his room in delight; 
O well for the watchman, too. 

That he walks on his beats in the night. 

.\nd the daring thieves go on 
To their bounty under the shelves; 

But beware of a view of an O. C.'s face, 
.\nd a sound of a shot from a shell ; 

Break, Break, Break, 

We are heard by a man, O Jim ; 
But the sweetest fruits that the pantry affords 

Will never get back to him. 

M. H. A. 



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The Maltese Cross 



J* 

All Souls' night is at hand ; the ilread honr draws near when the restless 
spirits of the dead hold xigil over the mournful scenes of their de])arture : when 
the guilty hoiuieide stands face to face with his acousing Xemesis : when each 
household crowds ahout the smoldering emhers, whispering in terror-stricken 
tones wierd tales of ghostly adventure : when hy Hickering candles frightened 
maidens jieer intn dim mirmrs lor their true lo\'es. and the sleeping wurld lies 
under its mystic s])ell. 

The crimson rays of a sinking sun cast their dying light nn a lileak headland 
jutting niu from the wild, rugged coast of llrittany. Dark storm clouds charge 
across the horizon and settle in dense masses (jver the dreary ])romontory- The 
moaning sea surges ceaseless!)' against the hattered cliffs: a clammy fog rolls u]i 
from its lieartless hosom over the scarred crest and envelopes the desolate summit 
in a ghostly shroud. Two lonely figures toil up the steep ascent and reverently 
jiause hefore a huge weather-stained symbol of the Christian Church, its gnarled 
arms strangeK' out of proportion to its height — a Maltese cross, the sad monu- 
ment erected to those who have met a sudden or violent death. Hut hark! a hell 
tolls in the hidden \illage helow — 'tis the angelus. .\l its first sad notes the two 
wavfarers fall on their knees before the cross. .V fi-iglUened gull darts out trom 
its nest l)elow and circles with wild cries above them, finall\ vanishing into the 
in |)enetrable fog. The bell ceases to toll: tlie ])rostrate worshi])ers rist', and 
hurriedlv light a huge iron lantern, hoisting it to the lofty ajiex of the b;i)'e ligure 
above them, h'rom tiine to time they glance limidl\- behind them. .\t what.' 
.\ few ])iles of looseK' hea])ed up stone anil rough unpolished slabs hidden in the 
])i"own .sedge? Yes: for there lie the untorlunates who met a fearsome death in 
the merciless breakers helow. 

Ten vears ago, this same ill-fated night, a noble galleon in sore distress and 
closeh' ])ursued bv a swill, raven black pri\aleer fonndered on ihe Heath's Cu]). 
a |)arliall\- hidilen ledge that had lured many a gallant shi|i to an nntinu'ly fate. 
Shattered 1)\ the tire of her merciless enemy, die i;reat ship broke to pieces an<l 
sank with everv soul on board while a teri'itic gale held the bra\e fishermeii in 

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check, the maddened waves hurling back tlieir staunch craft. The strange brig 
had vanished but two niglits later, four armed foreigners entered the isolated hut 
of Adam Beniot, placed a curiously carved chest in his keeping and forced him 
by the most solemn oaths to promise the immediate erection of a Alaltese cross 
on the wild promontory, the placing of a warning light on its topmost point and the 
Christian burial of those who were cast ashore. Terrified by his masked visitors, 
Adam readih' acceded to their solemn injunctions and so they left. The good 
silver in the strange chest promised Beniot competence for life but sad vicissi- 
tudes followed his sudden prosperity, his beloved wife died in child-birth within 
the year to be quickly followed by his eldest son Gabriel, the greatest pride of his 
life. Now Beniot, no longer the light-hearted fisherman but bent with sorrow and 
sickness, kept his sacred vow assisted by young Gaspard. Their work done, 
tliey hastened anxiously down tlie perilous cliffs to the sands below. The great 
light cast an unearthly glow over the silent graves, the yielding fog wound in 
fantastic forms about the crumbling stones while gaunt and grim the Maltese 
Cross reared its tragic form, a rough testament to the rougher fury of the moody 
sea, unburdening its guilt-laden soul in a deej) and direful dirge. 

Out at sea the wind was rising. Pitch black clouds brooded over the foam- 
flecked waves, lashed tn fury by the stiff breeze: rising and falling, faster and 
faster with rapid pulsations of jiassion. Suddenly over the heaving bosom of the 
sullen sea. a dark, sable craft, riding the tossing crests on the wings of night, swept 
on its lonely course over the wild waste of waters. Buffeted by the angry sea, it 
sped along under bare poles, plunging through the swirling billows, a fit com- 
panion to the tumultuous elements surrounding it. From the naked foremast 
flew the ship's ensign, a wliite Maltese Cross on a sable background, truly a fitting 
standard for such a mysterious craft. In the shadowy gloom revealed by the 
glint of the waves, the low, rakish form of a privateer became visible. What was 
its ])urpose oft' the wild coast of Britany, alone, without lights and sailing under 
an unknown flag? 

The muftled roll of a drum rises from the foredeck ; indistinct figures gather in 
silent haste: the dull clang of arms is heard, and at a low command the assembled 
])arty takes up its march, halting in its rounds to post the night watch. One after 
another the men fall out and at length a single steel-clad figure casts a brief glance 
at the troubled sea, the threatening clouds, and passes below. At a heavv door 
he knocks and enters. Mere the wild lilackness of the night is succeeded by a 
deep gloom e(|ually jjronounced but more subdued. At the end of the low-studded 
cabin extended a wide bunk built securely into the ponderous framework. To 
the right a tall, deep-sunken mirror relieved the bare wall and opjjosite a massive 
mahogany table was stationed strewn with charts and records supporting a richh- 

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wnniLjht clianilclicr of aiUi(|iK' hrcmzc in which stood four c\(|uisiu-l\ inolilcd 
wax candles. .\ stroiii^iy conslnictwl caljinet, with hijjhly pt)hslied silver moiiiit- 
ings, evidently once the treasured possession of some grandee, occu])ied the re- 
mainder of the crowded s]iace. The most remarkable feature of the strans;ely 
furnished room, however, was the drapiuL;- of the walls in deepest mourning. 
Every bare space was covered by this w icnl funeral pall, even the bed clothing 
being wii\-eu in the same sombre hue and (i\-er the tal)le hung a black veh'ct 1)anner 
like the ensign withnut, a milk white cross em])roi(lered on a sable ground. 

Strange was the tragic aspect of the room, but stranger the mournful aspect 
on the stern, care-worn face of its only occupant w^ho sat beside the polished 
table, his large thin haml resting on a torn and tattered map. lie was dressed 
in close-fitting black jacket and hose, liis sombre garb unrelieved by insignia or 
col(ir. Against a rich velvet mantle he reclined in meditation, his pale face a 
ghastlx' wdiite against its dark folds, llis bold features, wasted bv disease or 
sorrow, imjiarted an impression of absorbing melancholy. His steel gray eyes 
dulled with uns]jeakable misery glowed ever and anon with the consuming /;eal 
of a religious fanatic. A man of fifty years he seemed had it not been for his 
thick, gray hair curling cris])ly over his high forehead. 

I'lUried in thought the sudden intrusion aroused him. In a moment \i-;irs 
fell from him: his lax figure straightened into the rigid control of \-oung man- 
hood, his listless eyes flashed commandingly, and with undivided attention he 
recei\ed his subordinate's report. In ;i clear, firm \'oice he gave his commands 
for the night, and the intruder wheek'd about leaving the caiitain, for such was 
evidently his rank, to resume the melancholy train of his thoughts. 'I'he martial 
fire left his eyes, a weary lassitude succeeded his alert carriage: he was once more 
;m old man. llis wandering glance fell on the coal-black helmet and raven ]ilume 
at his feet, the battered breast])late hearing the Maltese Cross, and beside the 
deadly swurd sheathed in the plain black scabbard, lie even fingered the hand- 
someK' mounteil pistols until the ins|)iring touch of the cold steel aroused him from 
his reverie. 

Cautiously he rose ;uid barred the door: then falteringly raised the velvet 
li;nnier to be gri-eted li\- ;ui ex(|uisite vision of Spanish beauty, surprised in a 
momeni of meditation. With instinclixe genius, the artist had porti'a\ed the cli\iue 
loveliness of ihr l;id\'s features against a sombre setting of dark hued clouds now 
further autjnieulid li\ the deep mourning on every side. lMivelo|)i'd in ,i snow 
whiti.' m;intill;i of dream\ illusion, the fair si-norita gazed Ihoughlfully at the 
captain, her dark and serious eyes ])iercing his inmost soul. I ler swcri tirm month 
spoke of infinite tenderness, the rosy lips and <lelicate chin trenndous in doubt. 
( )ver her piu'e white foivhead, stra\ed in \\;i\\ curls, lu-r glorious wealth ol .suit, 

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silken hair, crowning her with queenly grace under the fairy spun mantilla. Sub- 
dued, fascinated, the haughty captain looked into those (lucstioning eyes ; implored 
those trembling lips to sjjeak. For ten years he had gazed enra]rtured, tortured, 
at that chaste, enchanting face — for ten years the irretrievable loss of that charming- 
lady love had gnawed at his heart, sa])])ing his energy, undermining his ambition. 

With the entrance of this fair lady into his careless life and her sad fate at his 
own hands, the merry, adventurous lieutenant of Francis Drake had changed to 
a morose, heart-broken man torn by contlicting jjassions which sought relief as a 
freebooter on the high seas, in the bitterness of his loss he had renounced his 
allegiance, becoming a free lance of the Spanish main. \\y the strength of a com- 
manding personality. Roger Defoe had gathereil under the white cross tlie boldest 
s])irits in the Indies. Through this same magnetic power he held them rigidly 
under his rule. Trained to na\'al discipline he enforced strict obedience on his 
followers, .sending them ashore to celebrate their orgies. Endowed with a master 
mind he had sacrificed his brilliant future to a disastrous love affair. Xow broken 
in health, weakened in action, he felt that his moral supremacy was drawing to a 
close over his lawless crew. 

.\ strict recluse. Defoe had held comnnmion with no one since his misfi)rtune 
exce])t the lovely ])ortrait before him. I'lrokenly he murmiu'ed, "Therese, 
Therese," then shuddered as if touched by an icy hand. The curtain falls and 
horror-stricken he turns his gaze toward the mirror. 'I'here! there! is another 
face, like yet unlike the calm ])ortrait, strange, wild, fearful. It is unmistakably 
the face of Therese, her silken hair drenched with brine, falling in disarray over 
her shoulders, her li((uid eyes dilated in a terrified prayer of su])]5lication, her 
sweet features c(.)ntorted into an agony of deadly fear. 1 ler pale lips part in a 
heart-rending shriek when, when — Defoe sees only his own ghastly countenance, 
iiis startled eyes bulging in terror while great beads of pers])iration gather on his 
forehead and he shakes with the violence of a fever chill. This is the eternal 
price he must pay for raising the black pall and beholding forbidden Paradise. 

Defoe broke into a wild hysterical laugh, collapsed sobbing into his chair, 
utterly unmanned by this nerve-racking ap]iarition. With the coming of greater 
calmness he mechanically put on his sable armor, the rax'en plume droo]iing sor- 
rowfully over his pale features. Hastily unbolting the door, he eagerh- ascended 
to the upper decks. With the refreshing wind in his face, his stoical composure 
returned and with a firm step he strode over the slippery deck. .\t the prow 
he paused as if something had attracted his attention. L'nconfirmed in this sur- 
mise, he i^aced on questioning the watch closely. .\t the end of his round, he 
turned to the stairway, liesitated and hurriedly returned to his former station. 
In reward, the indistinct form of a huge galleon loomed faintly up before him and 

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fell away into the trough of the sea. Eagerly he watched this unlddked-fdr com- 
panion; now vanishing completely in the misty spray, now riding the boisterous 
waves in stately grace. Ever near hut still indistinguishable, their mysterious 
companion held Defoe transfixed, for, as strange as themselves, it neitlier carried 
lights nor disclosed its identity. Seeking confirmation he questioned each guard 
hut none had seen it before him, and it was only with difficulty that they now per- 
ceived its shadowy form. 

Aroused to action by the mere possibility of an engagement even on such a 
night, the dauntless captain doubled his watch and, unmindful of the terrific force 
(if the storm, ordered the foresail to be bniken out. Cbeerfulh' his devi ited crew, 
when they saw chances of winning rich boot}-, faced unflincbingK- the bi-ating 
rain and without (|uestioning yielded to their resourceful leader's guidance. The 
drenching rain poured in an unceasing torrent, the cold wind rushed in with irrt'- 
sistible force filling the wet sail and bending the slender mast nearh- to breaking. 
The black sliip. spurred on by this new im])etus. coursed through the raging HoikI 
lathered by the salty foam, its Inw ilecks washed clean b\' the (i\erwhelming 
cataracts of water that ])i>ured over it. Plowing impetuously through the moun- 
tainous waves, the spirited creature, straining every timber, racked by the ])(iwerful 
gale, bore swiftly on. Still no closer, still elusive, the shadowy galleon k'd ilu' mad 
chase toward the fast nearing coast of b" ranee. 

Thus far, upward of three hoiu-s. the pursuer and the ])ursued fled tl'.rough the 
night. Excited to the highest ])itcii, Defoe saw tiiat he was surely gaining. The 
unwieldl}' liark lost half its distance, faltered and then held its own just out of 
gunshot. Tantalizingly it lured him forward, even now almost within bail, and 
again out of sight, .\notlier sail was broken out, the eager crew imbued with 
rash courage of their frenzied leader, unlashed the heavy gims for action and to 
a man impatiently awaited the hazardous issue. They had thought that no shi|) 
afloat coidd hold them so long at hay, assuredly not a weighty galleon, and now 
unreined the lo\al Therese nnist surely bring the ])rize to earth. 

In a spurt, but a prehule to the furious Hight that followed, the gallant priva- 
teer responded. The overwhelming waters swept men and gmis into the sea. the 
siip]ile masts swa\ed and twisteil imik'r the heavy liui'den and l)eloe seized the 
whei'l and guidi'd his darling in her reckless course. Tlu' raci- of her life w.-is on. 

The lleeing x-essel comes momentarily nearer. The inl<i\icati'd pur>uei's gaze 
eagerl\ at its loftv outline. Crazed with excitemenl, Ro^er Hefoe shouts a 
defiaiU challenge. I'lUt, look! ( )bseiwe her unmanned decks I TIk' t;dl masts stand 
stifl' and unbending before the fury of the gale; her shadowy sails seem touched 
ouh by a gi-ntle zeplnr. and ;is her oxertaxed pursuer sweejjs b\- Defoe sees fixing 
from her masthead a blood reil .\l;dtese Cross. .\ deadly broadside belches forth 

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against the stately foe. l)ut untcmched, she cahiil)- riilcs as if at anchor. The 
Therese staggers under the force of tlie explosion. .\ sharp crash follows and 
the heavily taxed masts topple over the sides, the wet sails listing the crippled ship 
until the water i)ours into the hold.' Consternation succeeds the feverish anticipa- 
tion, prayers for mercv follow the curses of impatience. Robbed of their hitherto 
unshaken confidence, the cruel ruffians surrendered to the wildest fears. Super- 
stition reigns rampant. In vain Defoe commands,' pleads, adjures: his hour has 
come. Rapidly drifting toward the dreaded breakers, plainly heard in the dis- 
tance, the gallant ship once again rights herself. For a moment hoi)e returns 
to the cajitain and crew to be succeeded by fathomless despair as they see their 
spectral foe sailing calmly beside 'them. Horror of horrors! An unearthly 
light illumines the phantom vessel, a ghost!}' crew manns its shadowy decks and 
on the guilty watchers stare the ghastly faces of the dead. A door swings open 
iin the fore ijoop, a female figure rushes nut, her arms extended in agonized 
supplication. Morror stricken, Defoe gazes at the Face of the Mirror; "tis 
Therese at her death hour. He deserts his post, draws his gleaming sword and 
strides to the ship's side. .V harrowing shriek splits the air and with an answering 
cry, the doomed man lea])s into the ginomy waters, his last glance fixed on his dis- 
tressed love. The Tlierese, deprive<l (if her helmsman, mortally wounded, reeled 
in dying agony. Shaking with failing strength, she rocked in her death throes. 
The hungry sea ro.se up and drew into her longing breast the shattered bark, 
mangled and crushed by her passionate embraces. 

The wild storm subdued by the fearful storm has abated. Gusts of rain still 
blow across the avenging sea. The dark clnuds scatter in numberless flocks 
across the faintly lighted sky. The new moon casts a soft radiance over the 
huge waves rolling in mournful requiem about the tragic scene of the night's 
disaster. Against the stern, accusing crags the guilt-stained sea sobs in solemn 
re])entance protesting ])assionately against its cruel destiny. Above, over the 
lonely graves of the avenged, ever vigilant, an emblem of eternal sorrow sending 
forth rays of merciful forgiveness from its beacon light of hope, stands the 
Maltese Cross. 



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Yells ! ! ! 



I lulla-ba-li)(} ! hooray! hoora\- ! 
1 lulla-ba-loo ! lioora\' ! liii()ra\ ! 

I looray ! I loorav ! 

.M. A.C. A. A.' 

Fee! fie! foe! fuin ! 
llini ! ham ! l)ini ! 1)uni ! 

1 li ! \ i ! i]> ! see ! 

A I. A. C. 

Cliee hills;- ! Chee hin;;- ! 

(Thee lia ! ha ! ha ! 
Maryland Ai;ricultiiral Colleqx' ! 
Sis ! boom ! bah ! 
I loly t^ee ! 
Who are we ! 
We're the Ixiys of M. A. C. 

Skin-a-ma-rink ! 

Skin-a-ma-rink ! 
'I'a-(la-<la! lh)o! da-dah ! Fleniliey ! 
1' lip])ity-riop ! We're on top ! 

Sis ! 1)ooni ! l)ah ! 

Rah! rah! Rah-rah-rah ! 

Rah! rah! Rah-rah-rah! 

Rah! rah! Rah-rah-rah! 

Sis-s-s ! lioom ! 

I leig-ho ! 

iNIaryland ! 

'3'' 



( W'itli increasing' cadence.) 

M-m-m-m ! 
.\-a-a-a ! 



V-y-y-y ! 
L-i-1-1! 
A-a-a-a! 
X-n-n-n ! 

Maryland! 

( T(i tnne nf Tanimanv.) 

M. A. C. ! M. A. C. ! 
It's plain as plain can he. 

We've i;()t u]) a tree ! 

.\l. A. C. ! M. A. C! 
T!eat 'em! hi'at 'em! heat 'em! heat 'em! 
M. A. C! 

Marv had a little lamh. little lamh, little lamb: 

Marv had a little lamh, its fleece was white as snow. 

Everywhere that .Mary went, the lamh was sure to go. 

Hurrah for .Mary! Ilnrrah for the lamb! 

Hurrah tor the teacher wlm didn't Ljive a damn! 

1 lulla-ba-loo ! 
1 loorav ! Hooray ! 

llulia-ba-loo! 
Hooray! Hooray! 

Hooray! Hooray! 
.\1. .\. C. .\. .\. 

1 lippity 1ms ! 
1 lip])ily 1ms ! 
W hat the hell is the matter with us? 
.X.ithing- al all! X'oihin-- at all ! 



Chee-hing, Chee-hing, 
Chee-ha-ha-ha ! 

Maryland Agricultural College, 
Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! 

Chick-a-chick-a-lioom, 
Chick-a-chick-a-boom. 
Chick-a-chick-a-chick-a-chick-a, 

Boom ! Boom ! Boom ! 

Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! 

Rah ! Rah ! Rah ! 
Maryland Agricultural College, 

Sis ! Boom ! Bah ! 

Holy gee ! 
Who are we ! 
We're the bo\s of the M. A. C. 



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II. Book of Chronicles. Chapter XII 



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0\\ it came to pass in tlu' days of Richard tiie Cahhitc, that there came a 
ila}- of rrreat rejoicing throughout the entire extent of tlie land of agri- 
culture. ( )n the evening of this day, between the hours of seven and 
eight, the lords of the agriculturites called together a great assembly of their 
tribes, and bade them make merry with much laughter and song ; for behold ! was 
not this the day where to rebel against the yoke of Richard the Cabbite, by whose 
tyranny they were sore oppressed ? 

Hut while they were yet fasting, and before they began to be merry, the Sopho- 
more and the Freshmen, two of the separate tribes of the agriculturists, did fall 
upon one another violently with their hands and with such manner of wea]>ons 
as they possessed, and did sorely test the strength of one another's pates. 

Then it came to pass fliat the children of agriculture called together a meeting 
of the wise men of all the tribes of the land of agriculture. .\nd these wise men 
did decree that they should join their forces and march upon a far remote city, 
nigh unto the barbarians, known by the name of Hyattsville. 

These mighty warriors proceeded to march upon the city, even as the 
children of Israel upon the city of Jericho. 

But, alas ! put not your trust in false prophecies. Hardly had they proceeded 
thrice around the city with trumpets and shouting before the ruler and chief high- 
priest of that city ap]K?ared liefore them and spake unto them, saying, "Why will 
ye that ve make war upon my city?" And they mocked him, crying out with one 
voice, "Hot air." 

And the chief high-priest was exceeding wmtli. and did send fdrlh the mighty 
Rush at the head of an army to make battle against the besiegers. 

And the nnghtv Rush, being a man of strategy, did suddenly fall upon the 
besiegers, smote them hip and thigh, and did capture ever\- man. 

According to the prophecv made known in the days of Rclschazzer, the King, 
it is not good for a man to he akme. 

So, Rush, the mighty man of armor, li;iviiig in mind alw;iys the things that 
are needful, threw the whole army nf prisoners intu the deep dungenn of the city, 



where thev spent tlie dark hours before- the dawning witli much weeping- and 
gnashing of teeth. 

Then it came to jjass that on the morning of the second day these prisoners 
were brought Jiefore a certain Carr, one of the elders of the city, who sat at the 
seat of justice, and wlio. like unto Rush, did also have an eye to things that are 
needful, and did decree that each and every prisoner should pay a ransom of three 
and one-half pieces of silver into the cofifers of the city before he could return 
again inito his own people. 

And the children of agriculture were exceedingly wroth, for were they not 
compelled to render unto Carr the things that were not Carr's? And there were 
few who had wherewith to pay. 

To him that hath shall be given ; to him that hath not shall be taken away 
even that which he seemeth to ha\'e. Oh. honorable judge! Oh, righteous old 
man! What does it profit thee if thou pavest thy whole city and lose the means 
wherewith to repave? 

And then it came to ])ass that Richard the Cabbite, when he saw that his 
children were sick and sore atflicted, had com[)assion on them, and came and 
ministered unto them, for their fetters were binding and their inclination contrary 
to the municipal law. 

And he made them contracts even with the chief high-priest, and taught them 
that it is more blessed to give than to receive. 

X'erilv, they were wicked and full of faults, and there was no good thing in 
them : lint they laid all these things to heart and profited thereby. 

And they rested the evening of the second day. 

H. H. O., n-. 



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DON'T WE LOOK NICE -ED? 



Sharps and Flats 

Mackai.l (entering- "Rat's" room) — "Say. boy, don't \()u want to Iniy some 
postage stamps?" 
liov — "No." 

Mackai.i, — "Why don't yon?" 
Boy — "I have .some. " 
M.\CK.\i,L — "Lend me a conple." 



C.\ni:y — "In fire engine honses they do not Iiave any stairways." 

\1.\\ — "How do tliey get npstairs?" 

Ca.ni'.v — "They turn the pole upside down and slide down it." 



Prof. R. (in History elass ) — "Mr. \\'ilsiin. how (Hil ilrutis kill Cfesar 
WiLSOX (doubtfully) — "He shot him with his sword." 
Prof. R. — "You mean he stabbed him with his pistol." 
Wilson — "Yes, sir; that's it." 



"Rod Up!" Ask WiUiar. 



Soph — "Can you work a simple example in ]iercentage ?" 

Xkw P><iv — "Certainly." 

Soph — "\\'ell, get yourself ready." (New i'.oy gets ])aper and pencil.) 
"Now there was a 120-pound pig before a trough, and into that trough was poured 
150 pounds of corn, two bu.shels of bran and four gallons of slo]x Got that 
down ?" 

New Boy (figuring feverishly) — "Yes." 

Soph — "Well, how did it ta.ste?" 

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Prof. L. (to Bioloj;y class) — "Mr. .\l.. is there any cimnecting link between 
the animal and vegetable kingdoms?'" 
Bkight Junior — "Yes, sir." 
Prof. L. — "What is it?" 
Bright Junkjr — "M. A. C. hash." 

Willie in a |iii\v(kT mill. 
Smoked a cigarette until, 
There was (|uite a little racket 
Siuneliixly found poor Willie's jacket. 

ProFiCssou R. — ".Mr. Thdnias, give nie two plurals of brother." 
TiioM.NS D. — "I'lrothern, and sisters. 

CoSTKK — "Is the "N irginian' hy Sliakes])eare ?" 

Prof. S. — "Mr. Capestany, do you know Italian?" 
Capfst.\nv — "Yes, sir ; one or two." 

Ai).\MS — "Do von think it is lawful for a man to marry his willow's sister?" 
MuDD — "Yes, I had an uncle who did that once." 

Brutus jabbed Caesar in tlie back, 
Caesar felt bis short ribs crack; 
Caesar falling like a log. 
Cried out, "Urutus, you dirty dog. " 

CoKSfcii — "How long will tile students taking the ten weeks' course lie here?" 
.\sk Redd\- about the night he sang the pathetic ballad from II Trovalore. 
entitled, ".Mother's false teeth will soon fit daughter." 

C.M'F.sr.s.N'i- (picking up full dress muffler) — "Gosh! whose necktie is this?" 
r>i,.\ii< — ".\ gallon has thirty-two quarts." 
■ 1 l.Md'f.R — "That's not water, that's jjotatoes," 

( )wi.N(',s (as Williar is about to have his ])icture taken) — "llarry, are >oii 
going to wear \'oin- white glo\es in the 1)ust pictin-e .•'" 

TivN WiOIKs' S'll'Ulc.N'i' — "Do \iiu fellows have girls out to your dances.''" 

I'koF. 11. — ".Mr. I, mm. wlial's ;i slioat .'" 
l.t'N.N — ".A shoat is a \dimg l;unb." 

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Sacred to the Memory of Wiggles 

(The Captain's Dog) 

( ). Wiggles, in your hours of case, 
L'ncertain. coy, ami full of fleas. 

( )iic of the saddest things which struck nur ears when we reliu'ued last Sep- 
tember were the words. "Wiggles is no more: he has passed in his chips." What 
a sad thought it was to think that never more would we look upon his smiling 
face: nevermore would see him wag the abbreviated ai)i)endage which Wiggles 
thought was a tail. It may be imagined that our grief was very keen. So 
poignant, indeed, was the grief of some of the fellows, that they refused to eat 
anv "hash" for at least two weeks. 1 think that this was very touching. Just to 
think of bovs voluntarily fasting because of the death of a canine friend. 

Farewell, Wiggles! .May your journe\- over the Styx be as peaceful as a 
swim across F'aint l> ranch : and may your life in the realm of Shades be as happy 
as was \<)nr life — 

In the land (if rain anil sunshine, 
In the land of milk and l)eefsteaks. 

".Mone\' does not grow on trees, but a lot of money is made by grafting." Har- 
per sprung this joke on us very suddenly, and with malice aforethought. 

It was in the year lo — . in 1 lades: 

Diogenes, carrying in one hand a bucket and in his other his lantern, was 
gently dragged before his Satanic .Majest}' by Hercules. 

"What is the charge against the ]irisoner?" roared his S. .M. 

"Your Devilish Highness." said Cicero, "he was caught in the company of E. 
H. Harriman and j. 1). Rockefeller carrying a bucketfid of Xorthern Pacific Rail- 
road stocks and with his lantern filled with Standard ( )il, looking for an honest 

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man. W'c CDnk'inl, ( )1(1 I'luy, llial tlu' jirisdiier is suffcrin;;' fnnii an acute case of 
'dementia Americana.' " 

"S'blood!" hissed iiis Satanic Majestw 

"Woe is me," wailed Dii.ig.. and .L;ave u\t tiie t;lii)St. 

First C.vdiCt imi lop of the zcalcr funk) — "Sa\. wliat wonld liecimie nf us if 
we should fall off here?" 

Sl-:co.\D C.\nKT — "That would depend on the kind of life we have heen leading." 

Xi:wMA.\ ( //( l/ii- tailor's room, in the middle of Joiiiiary) — ".Major, will this 
overcoat he ilouc In the first of June?" 

M-Vjoi'i W'll.i.iAK — "( ). yes, 1 think so. .Vewman." 

Xi:w.M.\.\ — "That's all right, then: 1 want to wear it to the Jamestown l''.\|i(j- 
sition." 



'4.i 



What Writers Think of Us 

JL'XIORS. 
famed fur their excellent zcorlc ami bad I>ehavior. 

Becker — Little bodies have great souls. — Proverb. 

PiRiCE — Never bray at an ass. — Proverb. 

r)Kic;H.\iM — Hig-h erected thoughts, seated in the heart of courtesy. — Sir 
Philip Sidney. 

BKouiiUTo.x — Aly only books were woman's looks. — Moore. 

Cyrd — Rapt with zeal, pathetic, bold and strong. 

Rolled the full tide of his elo(|uence along. — Paleoiier. 

Cooper — L'nthiiiking. idle, wild and \-oung, 

1 laughed, and talked, and danced, and sung. — Proverb. 

L).\Y — ( )ne never needs his wit so much as when he talks with a fool. — Chinese 
Proirrb. 

D.\Ri'.v — Some drink because they're wet, others because they're dry. — Sayiiii^. 

FiRoR — The dignity of truth is lost with much protesting. — .lonson. 

LiPi'ixctnT — His tongue could make the worse appear the better reason. 

Fraxtz — Him who makes chaff of hini.self the cows will eat. — .Arab Proverb. 

(iRii'i'iN — Let the devil once get his hands on }ou, and you are his forever, — 
Lcssin^. 

MoscH.M.i. — He that is full of himself is \-ery empt\. — Proverb. 

JA.Miso.x — lie that is doing nothing is seldom worth helpers. — l^roverb. 

LoxG — Love is a sleep, lox'c is a dream; and you have lived if you ha\'e kiveil. 
— De M asset. 

.\l.\CK.\i.i. — There is a devil dwells in a man as well as a di\'init_\-. — Carlylc. 

P.\RAi)is — Those who have read even good boi)ks may still be fools. — Proverb. 

Plumacmer, E. — Time elaborately thrown awa}'. — Voiitii^. 

Peum.\cher, M. — I love sometimes to doubt as well as to know. — Dante. 

Reedkr — Some men are wise and some are otherwise. — Sayini:;. 

RuFF.NER — The art of pleasing is the art of <Ieceiving. — Wirrenins. 

Mr, 



RiMir, — Science lives niiiy in (juict places, and with odd ucople. — l^iisk-iii. 
Si'ANTd.N — Xi) honestly exerted force can he ntterly lost. — Carlylc. 
Sii.\i-:s'iKK, R. — There is nias^ie in a i^reat name. — Loivr. 
Sui.AKi — Tu s])en<l tun nuicli time iii studies is sloth. — Shahcsprorc. 
Sii.M KK\ ii.i.i'. — In my virtue I \\ra]i myself and sleep. — Ht'iirv II. 
S'l'ixsii.x — .\ little learniuL; is a dau.iL^emus thin.t;". — Pope. 

S^ i.\ i:si'l'.k — Dii;"uit\' consists not in possessing- honors, hut in deserxinu; them. 
—.Iristotlc. 

Tiio.MAS — .Men are not always what they seem to he. — Proverb. 

\\\\kki:n — We are wiser than we knew". 

W'.vuriiKX — What a strange tliint; this man is. — Byron. 

Wilson — Beauty is but a vain anil doubtful good. — Sliahcspcarc. 

SOPHOMORES. 

Tltcir i>iil\ labor loas to kill the time: 

.hill lobar dire it Ti'i/.v ami leearx woe. — Thomson. 

.\i.i.i':.\. K. S. — The ploni;iiinan homeward ])lo(ls his weary way. — Cray. 
.\l.i.iSM.\ — Conceit may iniB' a man. 1)Ut it will never pro]i him up. — Ruskiii. 
\\.\K\-.\< — Patience, and shuffle the carils, — Cervantes. 
1>.\U1C.NII(H)1' — Speak truly, and shame the devil. — Beainiioiit. 
l!o\"i.i-: — Xot nnich talk — a L;reat sweet silence. — James. 
I'lrucicss — .\s merrv as the day is Umg. — Much Ado About .\othini:;. 
I'li'uuori'.iis — Each mind has its own method. — Emerson. 

Cosi'KK — Xot Hercides could have knockeil out his brains, for he had none. — 
. Iiion. 

Cni 'rcH i"ii:i.i) — .K i^ikjcI intention clothes itself with sudilen power. — limersou. 
[)V['l\ — A moral, sensile. and well-bred man. — Cowper. 
I'.NC.i. \.\i) — ( )ne of the immortal names that were not liorn to die. — llalleek. 
Im.iii AiM'v — Idle. busv. rolls their world away. — Goldsmith. 

".okSfCll — Dee)) sighted in inlelli^vnce. ideas, atoms, inllnences. — Puller. 

iii.r.i-.irr — Think of ea.se. but work on. — .Inoii. 

"iK\sox — .\ clear eve, a hrm hand, and the ri.Ljor of the L;"ame. 

hioiM.s — ( )f what does not concern y<iu. say nolliinii. i^ood or hail. — Proverb. 
ATiiAWA'i — Mis tbouii'lUs look throu,^h his words. 

l.wiilix — dive a ro.L;ue ro])e enouijh and he will hani; himsell. — Proverb. 
llol,l.owA>" — (iod made man i^' 1. but there ha\e been nian\ invenliotis. — Bible. 

Iasi.it — The\- oid\ babbli- who practice not retlection. — Sheridan. 

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McCknk.'S' — So nnich tn dn. sii little dnnc. — Tciiiiysdii. 

.\l.\si.ix — Rcailins;- without purpose is sauntering, not exercise. — Lyttoii. 

Al.wKK^Vou know I sa\' just what I think, and nothing" more or less. — Loiig- 

( )sr.()UK\i': — We are as likely to be corrupted 1)y books as companions. 
( )Tis — It is onl\- in scjcietv that a man's powers come into full play. 
S.NUTH, li. K. — Leave us leisure to be good. — Grey. 

Sp.m.dinc — Xow shall he ni}- song; it shall be witty and it sha'nt be long. — 
i 'hcsfcrficld. 

St.\1!LKI< — Half our knowledge we must snatch, not take. — Pupc. 

S.WEK — Like a dull actrn^, now I've forgotten my |)art. — Corinhnnis. 

Schorr — Ouv da\s and nights have sormws woven with delights. — 'I Itoiiisdii. 

Trl'IC — Draw near and listen to my tale. — Loiii^fcllaw. 

TuRXKK — Men's thoughts are much according to their imagination. — Bacon. 

W'.M.iiiRS — Life's as serious a thing as death. — Biiilcy. 

Wiinixc. — .Mcthinks lie protests too much. — Machclli. 

FRESH AlEX. 

Aui.KR — The devil is an ass. — I'roTcrh. 

AxDRiCws — Modest dogs miss much meal. — Proverb. 

IkMI.kv — \\'ork alone is noble. — Carlylc. 

li.\RRows — ( )nce a man. twice a child. — Pro:'crJ\ 

I'lK.M.i. — I le that winna sa\e a penny, will ne'er have any. — Scotch Proi'crh. 

Bh.\xi{t — ( )ur \irlues are oiu" best gods. — Fletcher. 

BiCRRY — What a man does, that he is. — Hci:;cl. 

Bouxns — There is a foolish corner, even in the Ijrain of a sage. — Proverb. 

Brack — F.xcusing of a fault doth make the fault worse. — /\/",c Jolin. 

i'lRi'.KDic.x — Xo corn without cliatT. — Ihitcli Proi-erb. 

I'rooks — Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered with reason. — Pascal. 

C.KSV.Y — I'leasnre and action make the hours seem short. 

C.XRi'iCxrKR — When old pleasures die some new one still is nigh. — Pojoc. 

CoBKv — Let justice guide )'our feet. — Hipparcbiis. 

Cr.M'STKr — Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. 

Do.\K — Content's a kingdom, and I wear the crown. 

Dox.M.nso.x — Mistake not man: the devil never sleei)s. — Kcinpis. 

Dr.\( II — Silent men. like waters, are deep and dangerous. — Proverb. 

Di'Di.Kv — Com])any, villanous conijiany, hath been the ruin of me. 

Evans — Good nature, and good sense, are usually companions. — Pope. 

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CiK.w — He that li\cs u|)i>ii hdpcs will die t'asliii!^-. — l-ninkliii. 

ll.\Mii.ri}\ — X'irtue is the liamlniark nf wisildin. — Collier. 

IIaukiso.v — it is a jjrcat ]x)int of wisdom to tind out one's follv. — Pro-rcrb. 

Hicks — Xature is always lavish, even ])ri>dit4al. — Goethe. 

lloct: — Mdijest expression is a lieaulifnl setlini; to the diamond of t^enins. — 
Clio pin. 

Huoi'i-K — He seorned delij^hts and li\ed laborious days. — Milton. 

La.m KDMx — Lessons hard to learn are sweet to know. — Proi'erb. 

M.\RTix — IJetter wear out than rust out. — Birot. 

M.SRTiXi'lz — Cobra buena fama. y echate a dormir. — Spani.':li I'n'ierb. 

.M.\.\wi':i.i. — Still people are dangerous. — l.o I'oiitoine. 

MlCNKXDlCz — Cada (|ual liable en lo (|Ue sabe. — ."ipanisli Proi'erb. 

I'kicK — He who lauL;hs can commit no iteadK sin. — Goethe. 

Ror.i;i<TS — lie is a wise man who knows what is wise. — Xeiioplieii. 

Rov. — .Man is a poetic animal and deli!.;hts in fiction. — [fa::litl. 

S1':\I':kI': — When children stand (|uiet. the\ ha\e done some harm. — Proverb. 

Smith — Alischief! thou art afoot. — ./;/////.t ('(U'.uir. 

Sr.w'i'ox — .Man's life is a progress, not a station. — Einer.<:on. 

S\v.\x — The i^reatest brafjq-arts are usually the greatest cowards. — Ro\i.^seiUi. 

Ti.M. \xrs — TIk' histor\ of man is his character. — Goethe. 

'r\iiixi'.s — Let us ])(.• silent, for so are the i;"ods. — F.niersoii. 

W'.SKii — lie is a \aliant trencherman. He hath an excellent stomach. — lleiirv 
ill. 

W'liri'i'; — Cood to begin well, and better to end well. — Proverb. 

Wii.sox — 'Tis e\-er common that men are merriest when thc\' are from hoi.ne. 
—Henry !'. 

()tixi:\- — "Pis lite rt'vcals to I'ach his gennine worth. — G<nUhe. 



PRRPS. 

Tlieir ii^noranee ,;^'r'i'.s" tlieni o lori^e niiii^e of prohabilitie.<:. — Llioi. 

.\max — .\n nnnsed \onth, with nnslulfed brain. — .Inoii. 

C'.M.iioix — Who ne\er in his life was foolish, was never a wise man. — Heine. 

Ciiii'ii'ii — 'I'hc greatest fault, 1 should say, is to be conscious of none. — ( 'nrlyh'. 

Daii.i;-! — .\n alTable and conrleons getitlenian. — Taming:; of tlie .S'hreie. 

1 )i:\ii.in,iss — llis f.-iilings leaned to virtue's side. — Dryiien. 

DrcKK't'r — .Mine own llioughts are my com])anions. — Pitei'n. 

Il.\\xi;s — I to myself am dearer llian a frien<l. — I'erona. 



HoKN, R. — The deed T intend is threat, l>ut wliat as yet I knmv not. — Ot'/(/. 

LuNN — With various reachn^s stored liis em])ty skull. — Rosciad. 

McCenkv — And I am something' curious, being strange. — Otiicllo. 

Xi;\v.\i.\N — \\'h\'. he's a man of wax. — Roinco. 

Pe.mjki-: — \Miat shadows we are. — Burke. 

Shii'I.KY — I was never less alone than when with myself. — Gihbou. 

Si'iFi'i.iCR — I'll forth and fi.ght. — Troilus and Crrsstda. 

Tw.MiDKi.i. — Every one is the son of his own works. — Ccriviitrs. 

Tno.M.\s — I'm little, but I'm loud. — Modern Play. 

Ti;i.M r.i.i' — Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food. — Harjlilf. 

Wiirrv: — The measure of life is not length, but honesty. — Pnri'crh. 



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I'm Cap'ii Kidd. Ihc pirate: 
I'm jiiNt llu- wiirstcst man 

What ever sailed across the sea 
(Jr worked upon the lanil. 

I've tjot a make-heHeve ])ist(il 
And a dreat bij^ awful knile ; 

And T just sail 'round and holler dut. 
"Yoiu" money or \our lite." 

An' all the trees and bushes 
Arc scared alnios' to deaf; 

An' all the frogs and fishes 
Are 'fraid to flraw their breaf. 



For I make tend the\ re jieople — 

It's lots of fun ! And so 
Van needn't tjet the least bit seared 

It's all iiuikc 'tend, \ou know. 



C. S. R 



i=;i 



The Way of the World 

The city's streets were slippery with a coat of snow and sleet ; 
A wintry wind so cold and fierce went howlinjj down the street: 
The arc-lij;hts flashed and trcmhled, and the hurryint;" passershy, 
Seemed 'most afraid and Inoked half mund as if a t^host were nigh. 

A passing^ cabman lashed his horse anil liastened thrcingh the storm. 
With thoughts of home and wife and child, and bed so soft and warm. 
The night sped on; the streets were bare except their coal of white. 
And not a soul save those compelled was out that awful night. 

^ ;•: :i; :i: ^; :{: rje 

Inside a stately mansion sat a jolly crowd of men. 
-\nd though the storm was fierce without, it mattered not to them; 
I'^or the lights were liright. and the fire's warm glow dispelle<l all out- 
ward gloom. 
And the merrv laugh and jullv jest res(junded through the room. 

The wine was flowing freely, and beneath its magic spell. 
The devil kindled in their hearts the burning fires of hell ; 
And each was boasting of his sins, and even a woman's name 
Was ])assed around from lip lo lip without a Ijlush of shame. 

.\nd one was speaking of a girl — without regret or sigh. 
Was telling how he'd won her love, and then had cast her by; 
And how he'd falsely promised her to take her as his wife. 
And how her love had made her fall, and ruined all her life. 

And then these so-called gentlemen would loudly laugh and long; 
i\nd then would follow ribald jest and low and vidgar song; 
And hell it.self could not. in truth, atforcl a blacker set 
Than were (hese cultured gentlenn'n, who at their club had met. 



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And still as rlcatli the river ran aldn^; the citv's side: 
Xo boat was seen — not e'en a log was drifting' with the tide: 
And all seemed dark and desolate, and all was cold and drear — 
just such a sis;ht as chills the hlndd and strikes the heart with fear. 

That is, if one is there alone, at niidnij^ht's (|uiet Imiu". 
.And feels himself within the grasp (if that mysterious power 
Which fear exerts on timid hearts, when one"s own close drawn hreatli 
Hecomes a stealthy murderer's stej). inlent on blood and death. 

lUit, hark! what awful scmnd is that which falls upun the air? 
.\ long and agonizing cr\ , a svmhol nl despair — 
.\nd lodk! l)esi(le the river's bank in strange and dire unrest. 
.\ woman kneels, while clasping tight a babe upon her breast. 

■( )h. (lod!" she cries, "forgive him. and forgive me, too, my sin! 
Turned out from home — oh, river, thou, at least, will take me in. 
I liived him. and I gave him all that innocence could give: 
.\nd now. oh dod, I'm desolate — I cannnt. must not live. 

'( )h. river, cnlil and dark, and deep, no secrets tlidu wilt tell 
( )f her whci lnved with all her Sdul. nf her who loved and li'll — 
\'es. fell from innocence and peace, through blind, unfaltering trust, 
.\ \ictim to a man's rlcceit, and man's unholy lust. 

Wnd darling babe, thou must not li\e. to bear the marks of shame: 
'Tis better far to gi\e thee back to luMven, whence thou came: 
W'lten sin and sbaine are mingled, with ihy mollu'r's e\ery breath, 
'Tis better far to gi\e ihee to the cold embrace of death." 



.\ cry. a leap, a sudden splash, a hollow gurgling sound. 

.\nd the ruined and desolate .Magdalen at last a rest h;is found. 

Xo praxers to Cod were lisped for lu-r — no bum.ni hand was ne.ar — 

r.ul the angels mourned o'er the silent gr;ive, .and dro]ipeil on the w;ive ;i tear. 



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An Episode 



It is ten o'clock at night. A fresh and mystic moonliqlit, with a fresh breeze, 
and a sky crossed by a few wandering clouds makes tlie terrace dcHghtfiU. These 
pale and gentle rays shed from their zenith a penetrating peace ; it is like the calm 
joy or the pensive smile of experience, combined with a certain strength. An 
infinite silence broods over the fields, and on the bosom of the sea. ISeyond the 
circle of trees, through which the broken vision of stars comes and goes with 
the gentle breeze, the broad earth lies hushed and hidden. Along the familiar 
walk the great elius murmur in low, inarticulate tones, and the shadows at their 
feet hide themselves from the moon, moving noiselessly through the summer 
night. Xot a sound in all the landscape. .All is secret, solemn, mysterious. The 
mystic charm and calm repose of sleeping nature insensibly steals over my spirit, 
and fills luy soul with a sublime reverence. Almost it seems a sacrilege for the 
foot of man to disturb these walks, hallowed by tlie mystic charm, and the quiet 
repose of the peaceful night. Suddenly — and the excitement of it thrills me yet — 
[ beheld in the path before me something which gleamed like gold in the mellow 
moonlight. Eagerly I hasten forward. I bend over. I touch it. I pick it up. 
It is a— LEMON. 

W. T. M. 



N. B. — Lack of space prevents me from giving on this page my "Beautiful 
and Thrilling Description of a Sunset on I'aint Branch"; also that "Graphic, 
Though I^athetic Account of Wm. J. Bryan Spuming the Third Democratic 
Nomination for President." You will notice that the arrangement of these articles 
would have been very natural ; that is, the former would have been followed by 
the latter, otherwise the latter would have been followed b\ the former, which 
would have been somewhat i)ecu!iar. — Idem. 



I.S4 



Student's Omar 



Wake; For the thing, the l)iigler plies. 
Drives Sleep from our as yet unopened eyes 
Recalls our toils and cares. 
And This and That 

And makes us gnnvl and cuss. 
And cilhorwiso. 

Some to their Books and Tasks, 

And some. 
Sigh for the Student's Paradise 

To come. 
Ah! Dream it not. for such foml dreams 

As these, 
.Must fade away like half a ]iiiit i)f Kum. 

But then you ask us What and 

And Why, 
We delve and dig and llunk, 

Again to try ; 
We cannot say, W'e only 

Shake our heads. 
And wonder wdiat we ever fcjund 

One half so dry. 

Ah! we must drink the cup of 

Learning deep. 
To learn a little, ni.akes tlic ji.-ilh 

More steep ; 
For snares and traps, and 

Probably a Zip, 
Are up to him who murders 

Time in sleep. 

For those who only for 

Today prepare. 
And face the Future with .i 

Careless air ; 
Will strike a snag sometime — 

Next week perliaps. 

Von cannot always lell just 

When and Where. 

W. T. M. 



'O.T 



A Mother's Love 



'Tis impossilile td lind, 
1n tliis world or amitlK-r ; 

( )r in .•iny1)iidy's mind. 

Anything niori- pure, di\ini-. 
'I'lian the sacri-d Idvc nf Mcitlu'r. 

Since we first l)egan to li\e, 
Who toiled for us witliout tear. 

Ever ready to forgive. 

Sweet and kind and sensitive. 
Hut our only Mother dear? 

Oft' amid the ])assing years. 

When our griefs to her we've liroughl ; 

She would lirush away the tears. 

lianish ;dl our doulits and fear>. 
Till our trouliles all were nought. 

The sacrifices which we hear, 
Women make for us as lovers ; 
Can not equal — nor come near. 
In the pa.st or coming years. 
To the sacrifice of Mother's. 

If gouil fortune leave us ever. 
.\nd liy e\il we're o'erthrnwn. 

She will love us just as ever. 

Stay with iis. leave us never, 
liest of lovers we have known. 

R. L. C, 



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The Tragedy of Hallowe'en Night 

W'liat niij^lU}- ilecil frciiii tri\ial inalters spring. 

What valorous feats ni Ijrawry )1r-ii enact, 

1 sing. This verse to M. A. C. muse is due; 

At this may ev'n heroes how and kneel. 

Though hero worship was not our glorious aim. 

( )ur names the Halls of Fame shall decorate. 

Say, what strange motive goddess could compel 

A hand of well-fed college men to sack 

The guileless little town of 1 lyatts\-ille ? 

.\nd after such a lawless escapade 

W'liat motix'e, "hno-lidd" nip])e(l tlieni in llu- liud? 

In tasks so hold, mites should not dare to xenliu'e. 

And in strong hearts such thoughts should not arise. 

Louil in the n^ight nmst hideous \ells were hearij 

.\s in many wondrous garhs llu- heroes sallied forth. 

.\ow peaceful men had long since sought their heds 

.\nd wakeless our ancient 'A\'alchman" slept. 

Hut lo ! the childish Freshmen, hy vvil counsel led. 

Made hloody onslaught on the So]ihonK)res proud. 

I )arkness aided the comhatauts to esca|)e 

l'"rom many hlow s that would have sealed their fate. 

.\t last the fever of the hatlle had ceased: and hlood 

I'lowed last from man\ a hmken heail and man\' a liloo(l\ nose. 

And iinw the cr\ (if "( )n lo 1 lyallsville" rents the air, 

.\nd Ml the lluimk'ring foolslejjs southward turned. 

While on the lonesome road they chanced to meet 

.\ wandering car, which t" their grief was ncjt tlu' last they met. 

h'ares were not asked nor were they given. 

h'or ])ocket-hooks were scarce anmng the crowd. 

.And darkU looked the miiturnian and hlaukK' limked his mate 



As both, tor lack of sleep, were not in humor for a jest. 

lUn now the place they seek is reached 

And triumphant marched they uj) and down the short anil narrow .streets 

Their whistles, loud and winsome, pierced the niidnig^ht air 

And yells and shrieks of various kinds resound throuf^hout the town. 

They did not seem to like the names that were attributed to the streets. 

And so with unaccustomed sjlee they trailed them beneath their feet. 

Fence i^ales parted from their posts to arm the doui^hty band 

And occasionally a shutter was left to grace the dirty streets. 

Tint, hark! an infant wail doth check their onward ct)urse. 

.\n(l lo ! two strag'fjlers of the band are in the sheriti's hands. 

They turned and undismayed face about. 

Alas! to face the armed minions of the law. 

Soon they are corralk 1 within this circle close 

And unresistini.;". supinely yield they to their fate. 

Subdued but not uncon(|uered their martial sjiirit showed. 

And slowly in two ranks they marched within the prison walls. 

We all have heard the storv of the Black Calcutta Hole, 

( )f the horrible tale of suffering diese men did undergo. 

Hut never since the agonv of this great world began 

In the history of criminality tind we not the equal of the suffering of this ganc 

Loathed melancholy found some and others sweet slee]) did claim ; 

Others a writ of habeas corpus did clamorously demand. 

Scarce had the sun's rays shot through the prison cell 

L'ntil Judge Carr, with flowing beard, before the band apiJeared. 

1 have heard of Delphin Delmas and I've heard of "Hill" Jerome: 

I have heard of W'ni. Pinkney White and of stern old "Hill" .\IcPike: 

P>ut all of these lose the .glory of their wondrous .seats of fame 

When shadowed by the brilliance of this immortal's name. 

Ill words of strength and eloquence the verdict he did tell. 

$3.75. .\.nd then the spirits of the band humiliated fell. 

Just then our honored president stalked in the prison cell 

And paid the fines which caused no end of gratitude to all the <loughty band. 

And now my tale is ended, and now my story done, 

Kxce])t to say. that in our breasts a mouldering fire still burns. 

S<i beware! Myattsville! Heware ! 

H. W. LlIM'I.NCOI'T. '08. 



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The M. A. C. Girl 



ller eves are liU 



\ Or l)laek or gray. 

I ( )r maybe tliey are green ; 

T r 1 . 1 . . At least it mav — 

Her heart heats true ) (^^ ^/,,„,/^/ ^^ -^^.^^^^ , ,„^,^„ 



, , . ■ , \ I 'lit angel forms 

1 ler form s .livme , , |.^^._. ,,,^,,_^. ^^_^.^^^^ ,^,„, .(_^.,^,^ 

r~ , \ Don't lie alarmed — 

For her we pme ^ ^)^,_. ^^..^^.^ ^^^ „„.^^.,, ^^.,j,, ^,j„|^.^ 



Her foot is smal 
She loves ns all 



\ Or else it's large, 
I Or somewhat medinm size. 
\ She does, by George ! 
I Or else she tells ns lies. 



,,, , , . , \ When we're alone — 

W c love the girl ^ ^^ |^,.,^^ ^.^ j^„ ,,^,^ j,„^ 

„, . , \ Or some fine stone — 

She is a pearl , ,j,,,^ Blarney-for a kiss. 



C. S. K. 



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HYATTSVILLE 35 F, PLEASE! 



Trials of a Photographer 

J- 

( Overheard in Bell's Studio preparatory to the taking of the Coiiiiiiissioned 
Otficers' pietiire.) Refer to lucture on jiage 65. 

I'lioToCKAiMiKR : "Xow. ijeiUlenK-ii, it mhi will be perteetly (|uiet tor ahoul 
three secoiiils, I'll be more than de-lis^'hted to let )dn ijo. ( )h, jnst one minute. 
If the j^entleman with the Ijris^ht hair will L;et that distant look oti' of his expression 

and smile a , there, that's better. \nu look as though yuu have just relumed 

from .Vlexandria now. Thank you, and if \(iu. next to the center, will lei just a 
little of that (hot) wind extricate from xuur chest, \(iu will relax greath- the 
strain on your hooks. There, that's much better. Thank you. Let's see, now. 
( )h, if the crcntleman in the center will onl\ kee|) his face straight to the front, 
his nose will not hide the gentleman in his rear, so! Thank von. Xow. I think 
we are pretlv well fixed. .\11 lorget \iini' wi\es and mothers-in-law for a second 
anil look pleasant. Right this way. ])le;ise. I lello. what's that!" ((^ireat eoiil'iisioii 
ill rear of group. ) "Well, well. 1 thought I hail that foreigner on too high a stool. 
Is he hurt? Here's a shorter one, and I think if that cajitain on the left of the 
center will ])ut his iiosterior extremit\ just a little further back on his chair, he 
won't have such an expression of nncertaint\'. ( lb, that's it!" ^ Wipes ferspira- 
tioii from forehead.) "Xow, if the two end gentlemen on the front row would 

put their hoofs under their chairs, so , the picture would not look so nuicli 

like the show-window of a shoe store. Ciood ! Thank you! Xow we'll try it 
again: but before I take the picture, it might lie advisable to gently arouse that 
military-looking gentleman with the '(J. Al.' on his shoulders from his deep slum- 
bers. There, ilon't shake him loo hard: you might break his glasses or nuiss his 
hair." t.\lops perspiration and proeeeds to take pietiire.) "just this way — every- 
one look for the birdie. There, that's o\'er." ((.ireat sigli of relief.) "Just one 
minute and w e'll try am ithrr." 

I I nterniission. diirini:^ 7^'hieh eTeryone loealhes ai^ain. e.veepi one: he grunts.) 

I'iioi iir.k.xi'ii i:i.: : "( '■i-nlU'nien, it's had enongh lo i,-ike pictures of f.armers : I 
llatly refuse to laki.' their swine. That In ig in the background will ha\e to exil 

lOl 



himself Ijeforo 1 proceed. {Mad cues of "Put the Hoi^ out.'') "1 want this 
second picture to 1)e Ijetter than the tirst. That large Second Lieutenant would 
help considerahly to make it so if he wouhl turn that smiling face of his decidedly 
to the rear. .\ly, such an improvement I Xuw, I think if that short gentleman on 
the left would step otT that l.)o.\ and drn|) that gesture he has been holding for 
the past half hour it would do away a gO(_)d deal with that stump-speech effect. 
( )h. thank \(.iu. Now. 1 think we are ready, and if everyone will smile to himself. 

I will ( )li, ])arilcin me. but if vou, the lieutenant standing on the left end, 

will pull your cap just a little further down, not (|uite so nuich of your face will 
show. Just a little further, please. There ; thank you. Now. let me see. Will 
that V. .\l. C. .\. -looking gentleman come of¥ his perch of dignity and hand the 
object on his right a jjcanut? That's it. The Squirrel looks more contented now. 
Thank you. All smile now, except you and you. 1 think a grin would be more 

natural. That's much better. Right here, now, for a second, and there, it's 

all over. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you." (Mad rush for the door.) 

H. D. W.,Jr., '07. 



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Venganza; A Tale of Spanish Vengeance 



L'RIXG the fall of 18 — . while on a pleasure trip throuoh the Xnrtliern 
Provinces of Sunny Spain, 1 chanced to stop at a sy])sy camp tor the 
purpose of listening to the niar\-elous and inspiring future that is usuallv 
attrihuted to one hy these unique fortune-tellers. I was favored hy the saxings of 
four different members of the tribe: all of which told me different and contradic- 
tory stories. By the time 1 had finished m\- little mission at this place dusk was 
rapidly approaching, and such a jjicture of nature's beauty 1 have never seen 
before. The sun was slowly setting u])on the rich, grassy glades of the forest, 
bathing all the land in Ijeauty and s])lendiir. Iluiidreds of broad-headed, short- 
stemmed, wide-branched oaks Hung their gnarled arms over a thick carpet of 
most delicious green sward ; in some places they were intermingled with beeches, 
hollies and copsewood of various descriptions, so closely as to interce|it the level 
beams of the sinking sun : in others they receded from each other, forming those 
long sweeping vistas, in the intricacy of which the e\e delights to lose itself, while 
the imagination ci)nsiders tliem as the paths to vet wilder scenes of s\ Ivan soli- 
tudes. Here the red rays of the dxing sun shot a broken and discolored light 
that ])artially hung upon the shattered boughs and mossv trunks of the trees, and 
there they illuminated in brilliant patches the portions of the tm'f o\er which 1 
made my waw The whole scene of such tvpical S])anish beauty had so enchanted 
me that I failed to realize that niglit was near at hand. 

1 awoke from my enraptured dream to find that I did not have time to get to 
the ne.xt town, at which 1 was expected at nightfall, .\hout a (juarter of a mile 
up tlie road 1 perceived a small white house, and T urged my animal forward, 
hoping to obtain shelter for the mght. When I arrix'ed at the door of the dwelling 
1 rajjped and a small stoop-shouldered man answered my urgent summons. 1 
cxjilaint'd what I wanted, and after gazing at me verv intenlh' for a few seconds, 
he baeki.'il off to the side of llu- door and allowed me to enter. The scene that 
met my gaze was not very inviting: seated in one corner was an old. wi/ened 
woman, who, from all appearances, was enjoying a dreamless siesta; the furniture 
was dila])idated : the ])laster was mostly i^nnv from the wails and ceiling, and the 
whole scene seemed to denote poverty and misery. 

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After taking" off my hat and coat. 1 asked my host where the stable was situ- 
ated, and proceeded to tend to my animal. .\s I came out of the rickety old 
wooden shed I saw something glittering very brightly in the fast-fading twilight, 
and when I pulled away a little straw which partially covered the object, I found 
it was a small Spanish stiletto. I examined it very carefully and found that it was 
made of the best Damascus steel, and with a Ijeautiful eliony handle, on which 
was carved the initial "S." 

There was one thing in my close inspection of the little weapon that puzzled 
me, and that was a few splotches of dried blood on the blade. It was human, as 
I knew the characteristics of the same, and it set my superstitious brain pondering 
deeply. The first questions that ran through my mind were, "What is the history 
of this small weapon? lias it been the dispatcher of life? If not, why were these 
blood marks on it?" I finally came to the conclusion that some intricate m_\stery 
was enshrouded in this little instrument i;if fate and I determined to do my best 
to probe it out. I carefidly put the lilade in my ]3ocket and directed my footsteps 
towards my lodgings. 

.My host met me at the door and silently led me into the house, where 1 p.artook 
of the frugal meal. The silence of the man who sat ()p])osite me became unljear- 
able, so I decided to see if I could nut induce him to talk a little. 

"This is a beautiful country around here," 1 ventured. 

"Yes," he calmly answered, "to those who are not used to it." 

He had a remarkable voice; dee]), nuisical, strong, and strange to say, his 
accent was not like that I had heard from the peasants of this country : it reminded 
me more of the speech of the nobility of the land. His high, intellectual forehead ; 
dark olive cnm])le.xion ; small beady eyes, and strong, determined mouth, seemed to 
convince me that he was living below his regular station in life. While I was 
reading a paper I had purcha.sed in the last town I was in, the old woman whom I 
had seen on entering the house, came into the room and whispered something in 
the old man's ear. His face became red and convulsed, and the sight of it turned 
the blood cold in my veins, and caused me to shudder in fear and astonishment. 
I began to realize that he was hideous. He jumped up fnim his chair and (|uickly 
disaiipeared through the back door. I ran to the window and peered out into the 
darkness; down on his knees, a candle in his hand. I saw the old man searching 
vigoriiusly for some article in about the same ])lace where 1 had foinid the dagger. 
1 realized immediately that my suspicions had not been for naught, and felt that 
something of very great importance lay in this weapon. 

After several minutes the cou])le returned, and I was shown to my bedroom, 
a small, scanty and ill-smelling place. I dropped into a wreck of a chair, and my 
thoughts drifted almost instantaneously to the little dag.ger. Suddenly an idea 

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came to me, about what an old fdrUiiK'-tolk-r had tuld nic while in Paris, lie saiil 
that if one had anything' in his ])ossession which he wished to know the historv of, 
all that he had to do was to place it beside his head when he went to sleep, and 
the story w<inld Ix- re\'ealed In him in a dream, llax^ing' no other means to learn 
anything- about the dagger, 1 resorted to this. 1 immediately retired and ]ilaced 
the dagger on the pillow lieside my head. 1 was soon asleep. Then began the 
dream of dreams, ni\stifying, horrihle. The stiletto told its stor\-. and such it was: 

"I was owned by an old prince; one of the noble grandees of Spain. He was a 
man of very exceptional qualities : very intelligent, rich, but to his dire chagrin, very 
ugly. His face and body were of such a character as to make them repulsive. His 
arms were exceedingly long, reaching almost to his knees, while his legs were very 
short. His figure was also marred by a hunched back. i\[y master, whose name 
was Sebastian Coreolome, had a brcither who was possessed of almost exactly llie 
ojiposite qualities from Sebastian. He was poor and had very little education, but 
he ])ossessed a matchless face and figure. 

"And now I come to the tragic part of m\ story. My master and his brother 
were desperatelv in love with the same woman, but, sad tci relate, she was not in 
love with both. She chose my master's bnither Rodriguez's beauty to Sebastian's 
money and social standing. 

"Well do ] remember the night she refused Sebastian. I'assionately and 
lovinglv he asked her to marry him. As she answered "Xo, " a piercing, cutting 
laugh was heard behind the drapery that hung over the door. .\h ! the mocker_\- 
of that chuckle. Aly master's face became flooded with rage and hatred. The 
veins of his face stood out until 1 thought they would burst. With a cry of rage 
lie stamped out of the house. W here he walked he knew not ; his hot and seething 
brain, incensed with agony and hatred, rocked like a tempestuous sea on a rock- 
bound coast. He staggered like a drunken man in a stupor. During this stage 
ni madness he did not notice the storm that was rapidly approaching. \\'ith a 
Hash and a crash it descended in all its fury: a drenching rain poured dnwn nn 
his fevered brow, and seemed to stead\- him. A few hundred yards away he saw 
a small structure silhouetted sharj)ly against the lilack mass of clouds. lie 
ra])idly ap])roached it, entered and ])r(KH'ede<l tn imestigate it, ami nnich to his 
surprise .'i rnw nf coffins nn't his gaze. I knew immediately on seeing this th;it it 
was an nld famih tnmb. After gazing at these ghastly objects for an instant, m\ 
master's face lit ii|) with a demoniac grin, and I knew that 1 was the sla\e of a 
maniac, .\fter a time footsteps were heard, and my master crouched in the dark- 
ness of the building and waited for the person to pass. .\s the unknown passed 
Sebastian heard that same chuckling laugh that had caused him so mitch misery a 
few Imm-s bef<jre. lie peered out into the darkness and saw the m;in's fi'.atures, 

i(>5 



Tlie one who was mockino' liini, who was driving' him mad, was his brother ! Ah ! 
how he loved his brother, but how he hated that chuckling laugh. His hate out- 
weighed his love, and the course of vengeance he had plaunetl out would go on 
just the same. When he reached home he found Rodriguez in an excellent and 
ha])py mood, and that ha]3piness caused him the deepest pain, for he knew the 
woman he loved had caused this infinite joy. 

"Sebastian entered into a long conversation with his brother about his dis- 
tinguished ancestors, and said that he had found an old will which stated that a 
large amount of money and jewels had been left in the family tnmb : this being in 
accordance with the Spanish customs of that time. Rodriguez became intensely 
interested and suggested that they sliould go after the riches the next night. Me 
also said that he would take his future wife to the tomb and let her be the first to 
gaze upon the riches that would soon be hers. My master looked at him fondl\- 
and tears were in his eyes, but that cursed chuckling laugh hardened his heart, 
and he coolly said, "Why. nothing coidd be more appropriate: certainly, certainly, 
take her along, that I may see the woman that has captured my handsome brother.' 

"About five o'clock the next evening the sky became shadowed by huge masses 
of gray-white, fantastically-i)iled clouds. Sebastian Ijecame greatly alarmed, as 
he saw the approach of the storm, being afraid that the>- would be unable to go, 
but at nine o'clock his brother and his fiance arrived at the house and they started. 

The rain was pattering softly down and the sky was occasionally lit up by 
flashes of intense lightning, followed by low rumbles of thunder. Rodriguez and 
his fiance walked ahead while Sebastian slowly groped along behind. Xow and 
then Rodriguez would let one of those infernal chuckles escape from the bottom of 
his lungs. ( )h ! how the force of m\' master's passion rose and rebelled. 'Ah,' 
said he, in low tones, "can he be mocking me now : oh, if it were not for that laugh, 
you could marry all the women in Spain, and I would be satisfied ; that demoniacal 
chuckle is driving me mad, and 1 must rid myself of it." 

"At last they reached the tomb, and just as they entered a flash of lightn.ing 
revealed to me my master's face. ( )h, God ! the horror of it : that sickening smile 
that rendered his face into that of a demon's. "Hal ha!' he chuckled to himself; 
"Go down to your doom, you emblems of happiness. Take your last look at the 
glorious verdure of this green earth. Look. I say, for )ou will never set your eyes 
upon it again.' A small flight of stairs led down into the tomb. A grated door 
closed over these steps, and as Sebastian passed in he closed the door behind him, 
locking it at the same time. The tomb had a dam]), moist smell, which seemed to 
make my master's flesh creep with horror and fear. 

"As Sebastian reached the floor of the cave he heard his brother tell him to 
light a candle. .\h ! at last the time of fierce revenge has arrived. Through a 

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small v.ii.\ii.c in liie tii|> nf the cliaiiilici- a laiiit ijrLX'nish lii^lit struii'^'leil thrim,L;"li, 
casting a most weird and gruL-sdnic aspect ui)on the surroundings. Into this hght 
luv master ahuost fell. His arms were flying wildly in the air: his face was 
covered with an awful .grin, Nlmwing his long, fang-like leelh. and his eyes rolled 
until I thought that they would burst out of his head. With a gurgling lau,gh, he 
yelled, '( )h. vile traitor and traitress, arch fiends of hell! What? Xeed you a 
candle to die 1)\ ? Think nol nf a candle liut get on your knees and pray fur 
redemption of \our black souls. There is no hell dee]) enough for two such as 
vou." The last sentence had been said almost in a whisper, as his breatli was 
nearly gone, and he groped \\ildl\- for the light that filtered down thmugh the 
ceiling. When he reached it he was more hideous than ever ; more like a beast 
than a human being. Mis form was convulsed with passion and he wildly ]nilled 
his long. unkemi.)t hair, emitting awful yells all the while. '( Hi,' he cried, 'chuckle, 
now chuckle. I say. dear Ijrother. What! you refuse? Then it is my time.' .\nd 
he burst into a fit of hvsterical laughter which sounded more like the roar of a 
wild animal. 

"Rodriguez was astonished by these actions, and his fiance clung closely to him 
for safetv. Thev knew they were in the clutches of a wild man. Rodriguez jerked 
a small <lagger from his belt an<l took hold of his brother, as he said, in cool tones. 
•If \ou do not show us the \\a\ out of here I will ilrive this dagger up to the hilt 
in \-our venomous bod\-.' '.Mi.' wildly laughed my master, as he said, 'kill me il 
\ou will: it will (inl\- be another crime for you to carry to the ne.xt world. This 
is vour doom, so be prepareil.' Rodriguez went to the iron grating and put his 
whole force behind it, but it wonlil not yield. 1 le then came back to his fiance and 
(|uickly clasped her in his rams while trying to comfort her. In the meantime. 
vScbastian was (|uietly looking at this scene, but his pity was not aroused in tlu' 
least. All of a sudden, he felt something on his neck. It was a soft, slimy body 
which was rapidly sucking the blood from my master's neck. Oh, the horror of 
it! lie tried to pull it off, but in vain. 1 was the next resource and he c|uickly 
drew me from mv sheath. In a moment he had cut the dreadful thing off and 
threw it far from him. as 1 heard it hit on the op])osite wall, just at this moment 
I saw a brilliant flash of lightning and by its illumination 1 saw my master's vic- 
tims fall stifflv to the ground, locked in each other's arms. Sebastian uttered a 
cry of j(iv anil ran toward them. They had been struck by lightning and were not 
Huhv deail. Seb;istian leaned over them and uttered a prolonged chuckle with 
that diabolical grin on his face. Just then his brother's frame shuddered and he 
uttered one of those most hated laughs. 1 was drawn from my scabbard and 
l)lnnged again and again into this d\ ing man. The young girl groaned an<l siglied, 
Mv master eved her and grinned. .\ curious green light shone out of his eyes as 
ho api)roached her. .\h, Cod! what would he do ne.xt?" 

167 



I awoke with a start. It was ilark as pitch, uxccpt fur a ihiU iireenish li!;ht 
wiiich issued from a caiulle. I was aware that someiiody was in my room, and I 
quickh- jumijed up in bed, ra])idly surveyins^ the room with my searching eyes. I 
saw a jiair of green eyes, tlie only part of the form I could distinguish, gradually 
appriiachiug me. In an instant 1 saw the face that was slowly coming on. (ireat 
lu;i\en ! Ccmld I he mistaken? \o, it was the same demoniac grin and the same 
face 1 had seen in my <li-eam. I jumped out of bed and grabbed the form. Tn an 
instant I had struck a match and was gazing at the creature I held. It was my host! 



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Instruments to 
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Teaching 

Calculus 

Cowpuncher 


Agent for 
Aluminum Ware 


State Botanist 


Cultivating 

Berrys 


Professor of Ger- 
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Chief Engineer of 
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To Play Base-ball 


To Represent 

Wm. & Mary 

To Study 

Under Lichti 


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To Study 

Mathematics 


To Boss 

Prof. Gwinner 


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Love Me and the 
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Berwyn Girl 

for Mine 


I'm Going Down 
to Marlboro 

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Air 


Star Spangled 

Banner 


We Won't Get 
Home 'Till 
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Lesson 


Don't Lose 

Your Shirt 

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What We Did 


How's That? 


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What the Hec? 


Ah, Professah! 


Hey, Boy, 

Got A Match? 


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Occupation. 


Running Exp. 

Station 


Rocking the 

Cradle 

Being Linnell's 

Shadow 

Leading Man in 
Barnes, Egles- 
ton & Co. 

Raising Tobacco 
in Charles Co. 

Going to Cornell 
Going to Lehigh 


Professional 

Loafer 


To Be A Precep- 
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By His Figure 
By His Moustache 
By His Ounce 


By His 

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By Her Ruby Lips 


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Experiments 

To Lead the 

2-Year Specials 


To Be Linnell's 

Orderly 


To Rob the 

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Down on the Farm 


Lindia 


Yea, to be Mine 


Just A Little Rock- 
ing Chair for 
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Old Charles Co. 
is Good Enough 
for Me 


I Want to Go Back 
to Dear Old Sus- 
sex, My Home 


Nero, My Dog, 

is Dead 


Helen, Where 

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Question, Please ? 


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Pk(ji'. i)l'' Cixics — Mr, Day, wluil is llic difTcrcnco Ijutwcen a Staatciiljund and 
a lUmdestaat? 

Day {after considerable reflection) — ( )iie is a group of state's banded together 
and the otlier is a group of states liound together. 

\\'.\KTiii:.\ I (// Physical Laboratory ) — Cut it out, "Ape." 

Dk. T. — Who is that you call "Ape." .Mr. W'arthen? 

W'.vuTiiK.v — Mr. Brice. 

Dr. T. — I don't see why }ou call him that : I think he is a handsome man. 

( hn two peripatetic philosophers and exponents of the Pythagorean Theory 
of Metempsychosis, Socrates and Aristotle — Newman and Frantz. 

pRoF. OF HoRTicui.TfUK — Mr. Cooper, do you know your lesson?' 

CoorER — Xo. sir. 

1'roF. Ill- lliiiM K'L'LTUKi-: — '^'ou must have been at Kiverdale last night. 

Prof, of Exc.i.iSii — Can any of you gentlemen tell me the difference between 
effect and affect? 

.\lk. l'.\Ri) (z'cry eagerly) — Yes, sir; T can. 

TkiiF. I if iCxci.isii — What is it, Mr. I'.ynl? 

.\1n. \'i\\<u — .Xft'ect means to effect something, and eff'ect means to aff'ect 
Something. 

Mk. (iRI':i;.\ {enteriuL: Mahoiiey's rooiii) — Congi'atuhitioiis, .\lahoney. 
.Maiionkv — Wliy. what for, .Mr. Creen? 
.\lu. ('.rkf:n — You've got your room swept. 

Dr. .\1.— .Mr. h'rantz, what is |l-( )-lI? 
1"'r A.Ni'z — I l\-driigen Iiydro.xide. 

177 



One of tiik Ccikxcrackhu Students {loohini^ at a calendar) — .Vlfrcd H. 
Wells, Pharmacist. Gee 1 that's the first time I ever heard a farmer called that. 

Prof, of Economics — Mr. Hatton, what does a man do with the wealth he 
produces after the strict needs of his own subsistence are met ? 

H.\TT0N {after tliiiikiiii:; about ten minutes remembers the question) — He takes 
a wife. 

PkoF. of Economics — Mr. Hatton evidentl\- has a deep hesitanc}'. 

St. Phtkr (to applicant) — You say you were an M. \. C. student? 
Ari'i.ic.vNT — Yes: how soon does this thing go up? 
St. Peter — It doesn't go up : it goes down. 

Rat — What is the matter with that fellow, Erantz, he acts like' he was bug- 
house ? 

Old Bov — C^h, he is merely suffering from the effects of a severe brain-storm. 

Prof. — Mr. Twaddell. why are you late? 
Tw.\DDEEi. — I was detained, sir. 
Prof. — \\'liat was the cause of the detention? 
Tw.\Di)Ei.i. — Mr. Micks was sitting on me, sir. 

Rni.LKEv {at Calumbia Theatre) — Give me a ticket. What are you playing 
this week? 

Ticket Seller — As You Like It. 

RoLLKEY — Well, if its all the same to you, I'll take Diamond Dick, the r)Unco 
Man. 

First C.\det (on Jl'ashington's Birtliday) — Do you know you can't 'phone to 
Washington today ? 

Second C.\det — No, why? 
First C.\uet — Because he's dead. 



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Diary 

J- 

May 

May I — RevuillK, 'o6, goes to press. Hattalion puts on khaki. We have first 
dress parade. Co. "B" gets Hne. Dixon give "Present, Arms!" while passing 
the reviewing officer. 

May 2 — Electric storm today. Secretary Harrison struck by lightning. 
"Scrubs" defeated by "Squedunks." Ferdie makes "Squedunk" team. 

-Mav 3 — Co. "li" and Co. "C" exchange places and first lieutenant of Co. "B" 
dismisses Co. "C" after mess. "Commy" says, "Remember the second s<|uad is the 
second squad." 

.\la\- 4 — "Jack" ('.alien gets on his regular monthly "booze." Prof. Lanahan 
tries to teach calculus to the surve\ing class. Dance at Hyattsville. M. A. C. 
sends rejiresentatives. 

.\la\ T — Everyone either works ur goes to town. Baseball team goes to I'^red- 
ericksburg. "Shike" goes home to vote. 

May 6 — Baseball team returns from \'irginia. Girls give the team a recejition. 
Evans says, "You know. 1 couldn't think of a single thing to say to them girls Init 
a pleasant smile." "Wiggles" is O. D. "Buck" Ijrings six girls out to the College. 

Mav 7 — All is quiet along the ])ike. 

Mav 8 — Xew flagpole arrives. Everyone wants to climb it. Cavalry passes 
the school today. Everyone rubbers. 

.Mav <) — "Commy" gives gallery shooting. Co. "B" scores the highest. 
Mitchell arrives at breakfast on time. 

.Mav LO — So cold we have tci have heat on. "In May?" "Yes, in .May!" Mr. 
I'rantz puts in a request and a])|ir(i\es it himself. I'.asel)all team starts on South- 
ern Iri]). 

.Ma\- II — "Conun\" puts wlmle batlalion (in guard. Sh<i\\el runs away fmni 
ih'ill. "Connn_\" sends for him. 

.Mav 12— Central High School. 7; .M. ,\. C. also played. "Rat" Maekall gets 
a plate of ice cream, lie has to put on three overcoats. 

Mav 13 — Baseball team returns from tiie SouUi. .\clil. I.otiis! 

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May 14 — Blair asks "Lanny" if an elcctro-niaynet is used in a "Gal-vom-cter." 

May 15 — Merceron, reading in paper, "Dixon and Basset, batteries, says, 
"Those boys always lead in batting-." 

May 16 — McNutt's "Sluggers" play Ferdie's "Stars." "Hickey's" hit a 
feature of the game. 

May 17 — Juniors jnit up flagpole. Seniors give, "\Mien Doctors Disagree," at 
metropolis, lieltsville. 

Ma\' 18 — Juniors give May ball. It is a great success. 

May 19 — M. A. C. meets defeat at the liands nf the "Eastern Sho" Sandbtu-rs" 
friini Chestertown. 

May 20 — Church tells Mitchell that a garage is a landslide. 

May 21 — Prof. Spence cumniences Class I^ay rehearsals. More trouble. 

^lay 22 — "Ferdie" tells us that he is going to get disranked. 

May 23 — Fred, \^'aters goes to dress parade. Ve gods, what will hap])en next? 

May 24 — Juniors start their ( ). I), tours. 

May 25 — "Reddy" goes away. There is no joke for today. 

May 26 — Baseball team bus\- talking about "How it happened." 

May 2~ — Seventeen boys go to church. It is too hot for religion. 

May 28 — Everything scru1)bing up for inspection. 

May 29 — Much talked of inspector arrives. Gives everyone the d 1 and 

.\1. A. C. an .\i report. 

May 30 — A day of rest after yesterday's excitement. 

May 31 — Last day of school. 

June 

June I — Great excitement. "llickt'\" and "Rat" race down to Tom's house 
to hold up die barn. 

June 2 — Everybody winds up the scholastic year by serving confinements, 

June 3 — Everything goes to the bad. No chapel. No Y. M. C. A. Boys 
amuse themselves by ])laying "Old Maids." 

June 4 — Junior and Senior german tonight. Hoshall wants to know if one 
has to speak Cjcrman to go to it. 

June 5 — Co. "C" skips dress ]jarade. "Ferdie" and "Jess" go to see "Cab." 

June 6 — "Ferdie" and "Jess" tell "Conimy" about their troubles. Major Lloyd 
has dress parade for two days in succession. 

June 7 — Idot as h 1. Everyone studies. 

June 8 — Last day of "exams." Greatest dance of the season. Lots of pretty 
"calico" out. 

June 9 — Delaware Ctjllege afraid to come down and play ball with us. 

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Tune lo — Baccalaureate sermon. Large attendance. 

June II — Tennis tournament in mornin^. Field and track events in after- 
noon. Class Day exercises in the evening. Dance afterward. 

lune 12 — Di.\<5n wins tennis me(lal. liyrd gets alumni medal. 

June 13 — Rain all day. .\o drill, .\ssembly on President's Hall In hear ]>ro- 
motions iniblished. The ball of the year happens. The best of friends must .some- 
times ])art. 

June 14 — Busy all day packing up. 

June 13 — All is quiet until Sejitember 18. ( E. E. — The coiiipih-r for-^ol 
about the school teachers.) 

September 

Sept. 18 — Prof. Richardson and the .Major busy talking to "Rat's mothers, 
fathers, brothers, sisters, etc. 

Sept. i(j — "Coninix" arrives, and after seeing the awful conglomeration, de- 
cides to have battalion drill. Finally he changes his mind. The Major gives his 
first lesson in discipline. 

Sept. 20 — Capt. .\ludd instructs the Iiattalion to execute "Left Face" by turn- 
ing ninety degrees to right on right heel. 

Sept. 21 — "How to be good" is taught "Rats" in two lessons; first. College 
regulations, by Cadet Captains; second, "Rat Rules," liy Sojihs. 

Sept. 22 — Assistant Profs, have trouble. "Reddy" makes one fall in ranks, 
and "Lannv" makes another carry the "dinum\" up to "Wiggles'" room. 

Se])t. 2,^ — Seventeen new boys rejxirt their returns in various ludicrous ways. 

Se]it. 24 — Real work begins. "Rats" become acclimated. Johnny (^.reen is 
taken for the president only once. 1 low he hates to see these first few days go by. 

Sept. 25 — .\utomobiles fill college roads. "Reddy" sees a chaffeur puiui)ing 
U]) gasoline and inquires if he is i)umping up the tires. 

Sept. 2f> — New York tailor finds a step ladder necessary to take lirigliam's 
measure. lie finds it useful in another way in taking Daley's, Donald's and 
White's. 

Sept. 2/ — JSlwax doing. iX'icht.) 

Sept. 28 — "Commie" .-ind Senioi's make inspection. ( )h, such fun! .\djutant 
Cockey entertain the Iiattalion for fifteen minutes after supper by the comedy 
entitled. "Wcekh' Conduct Report." It is \cr\ sensational, causing much excite- 
ment to those c<incerned. 

.Sept. 29 — W'e ])la\- our first football game. It is with Washington Tech. 
instead of I'altiniore l'ol\tech. 'I"he latter are afraid. The new game seeius like 
liasket-b.'ill r.ather th;m tlu' old game of football. 

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Sept. 30 — A very interesting sermon at 4.00 P. M. ; at least a dozen were 
awake. (I tliink tliey were bothered with flies.) 

October 

Oct. I — I'.lair g-oes to sleep, as usual, in civil engincerinij class. 
(Jet. 2 — Sophs decorate the smoke stack with a sheet containing their numerals, 
hut it was down before reveille. Perhaps the Freshmen spied it. 

< )ct. 3 — Prof. Gwinner joined Junior surveying class. He said, "Those who 
know much, know liut little." 

Oct. 4 — Cold and windy. Word received that heat will lie in huililings by 
December 24, sharp. What good news ! 

( )ct. 5 — "Ciimmy" has battalion drill, review and inspection, no guns having 
been issued. 

Oct. 6 — Wc play our second game of football, and beat Baltimore City College 
23-0. City College made a hasty exit after the game (Skidoo). 

Oct. 7 — .A.n autonK)bile shows up at College and at the sight of some of the 
cadets in uniform it turns around and runs away. 

Oct. 8 — Sophs decorate water tank. 

Oct. 9 — "Rats" drill for first time with rifles. Many have them at reveille. 

Oct. 10 — Football team goes to Annapolis and holds Xavy down to score of 
12 to o. llyattsville beats second team 5-0. 

( )ct. II — Junior Class rea]i rich harvest of zeroes in physics. 

( )ct. 12 — Aleeting of trustees accompanied with half holiday, Ijut still no heat, 
^'. M. C. A. reception in the evening. 

CJct. 13 — Football team plays Georgetown — score 28 to o. Xuff ced. 

Oct. 14 — Not much doing. Xo chapel services in the afternoon, school goes 
to sleep. Stinson returning from Washington goes direct to the "Heights." 
Lieut. Adams and P>roughton go to Washington on some detective work to find 
a lost member of the Eastern Shore contingenc)'. 

Oct. 15 — Lieut, .\dams kept a "Rat" from being stuck by taking a cigar from 
him. 

( )ct. 16 — "Pat" Alahoney misses breakfast (as usual). Lieut. ( )wings salutes 
the battalion after reading the delinquency report. 

< )ct. 17 — "Scrubs" give 'varsity a rub in practice. 
( )ct. 18 — Nothing doing. 

( )ct. 1 9 — Meeting of Literary Societies. 

( )ct. 20 — Football team goes to P>altimore and meets defeat at hands of the 
.\lt. Washington Country Club — score 29-0. 

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Oct. 21 — Chapel services at 3.00 P. J\I. Frantz takes a bath. 

Oct. 22 — C. E. Dept. turned into a paintinn- shop. 

Oct. 23 — "Rats" g^et their uniforms. ( )h, look ! 

Oct. 24 — Professor of languages dismisses Dutch class to rake leaves. 

( )ct. 25 — Xothing doing. 

Oct. 26 — Rossbourg Club gives first dance. 

( )ct. ly — Football game canceled — reason unknown. Team goes in town to 
see Western Maryland play George Washington. 

Everybody goes to Bervvyn to church. 

( )ct. 2f) — Xothing doing. 

( )ct. 30 — By order of the P.oard of Trustees, "Anyone leaving barracks on 
Hallow'een night will be shi])pe<l or else otherwise less severely i)unishe<l." 

Oct. 31 — At taps "Prof." J. j. T. Graham makes inspection in the vacant 
rooms. 

November 

Xov. I — 8.00 A. M. — Rooms still vacant. 9.CX) .\. M. — "Cab." goes to the 
"ville and finds the students locked up in jail. Judge Carr conceives of a scheme 
to pay up the Hyattsville debt. $3.75 per, please ! 

Xov. 2 — Entertainment in chapel in evening. 

.\'ov. 3 — Football team goes to Western Maryland, but — . Second team has 
a game with Mt. Washington reserves — score o to o favor of M. A. C. 

Xov. 4 — Xothing much doing other than talking about the great "game" 
with Western Maryland. 

.\"ov. 5 — Horticultural Seniors and Juniors go to Washington to see flowers. 

Xov. (^ — "Election Day." Frantz goes home to vote. Plair gets appointment 
to Revenue Cutter Service. "Rat" Harper goes to skating rink. 

Xov. 7 — Raker and Hayden discuss politics. 

.\()V. iS — Harper goes to skating rink. Evans gets a hair cut ami hunts n|i a 
smaller headgear. 

Xov. f) — "Knux" tells the class that he saw his professor only three times 
during his College course. We doubt if the professor ever saw "Knux" at all. 

Xov. 10 — A glorious dav ! St. John's overwhelmed. M. .\. C. wins at An- 
napolis. "Evervbodv hap])}." Fraiit;^ wins ten dollars on the game. Boys give 
the team a rousing receiition, and burn up all of Johnny Green's strap barrels. 

Xov. I I — The boys go to Hyattsville and buy up every paper in town. Dee]) 
gloom hanging over Annapolis. "Wigs" bids us all good-b\-e. 

Xov. 12 — Mudd fears assassination, and ])uts the guards on. Mmld .says con- 
ditions here are worse tlian in Russia. 

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Nov. 13 — More noniial attack. "Comniy" moves his office. 

Nov. 14 — New o'uns issued to cadets. John P. puzzled over the complex 
mechanism of the riHe. 

Nov. 15 — Garey, the sailor boy, comes to the rescue, and shows "Commy" and 
the officers what they don't know about the "Krag." 

Nov. 16 — "Rat" Harper goes to drill, johnny goes to town and battalion sub- 
sists on ancient bread and strap for dinner. 

Nov. 17 — Football team beats Rock 1 lill lA-o. True asks if straji is made from 
old "tanglefoot" melted down. 

Nov. 18 — Every one licars about "Rat" Harper's dramatic acti(jn in front of 
Tillies bulletin. "Another $50 lost," says he. 

Nov. \ij — Johnny Mudd gets fanned in class room. "Knux" comes in and, 
thinking he will be next, turns around and walks right out again. 

Nov. 20 — .\djutant is ( ). 1).; "Reddy," after forgetting to read out the re]5ort, 
asks Cockey if any reports were read out against him. 

Nov. 21 — Hollowa_\- to CHvings: "Say, 'Reddy,' \ou ought to go down to the 
New National and hear that (|uartet of seventy-six voices." 

Nov. 22 — Tough crowd shows u]). Iglehart and h'red Waters are here. 

Nov. 2Ti — Dress parade. "Commy" and "slightly military man" make inspec- 
tion. "Commy" returns to get his sworil. .Mass meeting in chapel. Prof. 
Richardson [iredicts our victory over Washington College. 

Nov. 24 — Great day at M. A. C. ! Washington College goes home to the tune 
of 35 to o. Cooper not in the game. Prof. Lanahan smiles when we make first 
touchdown. Large crowd at game. "Big Carr" does not arrive, as has been 
antici]jated. (There nuist have been a "Rush" on the road.) 

Nov. 25 — Team goes to the 'ville to get jiapers to see how they played in 
yesterday's game. 

Nov. 2(> — l')luer, there never was a .Monday before. Zips reign. Hoys cheer 
up by dancing in chapel after supper. 

Nov. 2y — "Rat" H. fails to go to skating rink, but Elijah makes a skating rink 
out of the cement walks around College. More dancing in chapel after supper. 

Nov. 28 — Every one is thinking about Thanksgiving. Homesick "Rats" go 
home. Williar asks Prof. \\'harton if he is looking for Mudd. Wharton answers 
that Mudd is down taking a bath and asks that he be not disturbed. It is a fact 
that Gaban breaks his camera in trying to take a picture of Company "A." 

Nov. 29 — Thanksgiving? Yes, Thanksgiving. Reveille? Breakfast 8.30? 
Dinner 3.00? Su])])er ( ) Team goes to town to have mug taken. Second team 

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has a hig- i^anu' with [ lyattsvillc. Al. A. C. 5; llyattsville ( ?) "\\'io-orles" shows 
up in Revenue Cutter uniform. 

Nov. 30 — I\i. A. C. chorus: "J wish I'd sa\'eii some of yesterday's dinner." 
liig (lance tonis^lit. 

December 

Uec. I — Stay in your own hack yard. 

Dec. 2 — Same as usual. \\'ho wants to climb the Haypole and have his picture 
taken for the V. Al. C. A. Calendar? Mudd. 

Dec. 3 — Charlies S}lvester gets seventeen letters today. Who said "C_)peratic 
Company? " 

Dec. 4 — Seniors get bid to Dr. Eversfield's dance. All accept but Guy and 
"Squirrel," who are at the farmer's show over in Ijaltiniore. 

Dec. 5 — Juniors go to Baltimore to Farmer's Convention. 

Dec. 6 — Nothing at all unusual happens today. Mudd told a joke and laughed 
when he saw the point. The rest of us are waiting" yet to see it. 

Dec. 7 — Seniors all go over to Dr. Eversfield's dance and have a great time. 

Dec. 8 — .Mr. F. \'. Slack comes clown to College and addresses the Y. M. C. A. 

Dec. i) — Chapel is held in the afternoon. Whole choir from Washington conies 
out. Big Y. M. C. A. meeting in the evening. 

Dec. 10 — Rain all day long. Tliat's all. 

Dec. n — Same events took place as tlid last Thursday. Programmes filled 
for next dance. 

Dec. 12 — Can't you remember, we had such a good dinner, dontcherknow. 
(Hash and no dessert.) (Bread antique.) 

Dec. 13 — Fellows begin to cram for exams. 

Dec. 14 — Rossbourg Club gives a dance. Football Al's given out by T'rof. 
C. S. R. Long receives track team At won last year. 

Dec. 15 — Lucky fellows, who have no exams, go home. 

Dec. 16 — All the fellows liusy ])re])aring their "cribs." 

Dec. 17 — Fxanis, ah, beautiful exams, are here at last. But the AL .\. C. 
Calendars are not here yet. Wonder what Mudd is cussing about? 

Dec. 18 — Majiir. Captain of Co. "1'.," ;m(l adjulant get ihniugli in Slrengtli of 
materials. Will won<lers never cease ? 

Dec. II) — The diarv keeper did not hear reveille this morning, so did nnt get 
up in time t(i rccnrd any i>f today's evt'Uts. 



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January 
1907 

CIIKIST^rAS Holidays. 

Jan. 6 — Happy Xew Year! Some "Rats" get back. 

Jan. 7 — Most of the school back, and fellows start on their work again. Every- 
body thinking about home. Johnnie's grub does not take very well. 

Jan. 8— 

Jan. 9 — \\'e quit fasting anil begin to take to the hash. 

Jan. lo — Plaster falls down on Co. "A" hall and sounds like an eartlu|uakc. 
Is recorded on the seismograph at Johns Hopkins. 

Jan. II — "Commy" makes his first inspection in 1907. Prof. Richardson 
gives his annual address on Parliamentary Law in the chapel. 

Jan. 12 — Cadets begin to serve extras. Conse(|uently Smith. W. C, and 
Tidings walk guard on President's hall. Everybody else goes to town. 

Jan. 13 — Sunday, chapel services in the chapel in the afternoon. 

Jan. 14 — Rainy and blue as ever. 

Jan. 15 — Senior class get their themes in on time; all of them; snow must 
be coming. 

Jan. 16 — Snow and bad weather in general. 

Jan. 17 — M. A. C. is visited by a good dinner for a change. 

Jan. 18 — We have a sliding place in front of the main building and are re- 
minded of our "kid" days. Ask "Alec" Cockey and others with what velocity 
did the pavement jump up. "Commy" makes inspection. 

Jan. 19 — "Johnnie" Mudd turns out in straw hat. 

Jan. 20 — Mrs. Eitzhugh and Miss Spence create a new disorder. Oh, boys, 
what harmonious melodies strain therefrom ! ( Special dispatch by J. P. M. ) 

Jan. 21 — Xew professor in physics arrives. Much comment and exjjectations. 

Jan. 22 — Prof. Spence humors the Senior Class with ten pages of Dutch. 
They laugh as if at one of Mudd's jokes. 

Jan. 2^ — .Mrs. Sylvester announces her intention of giving Seniors and 
Juniors dance. 

Jan. 24 — Skating on the lakes, l^lumacher. E., changes his shirt : Plumacher, 
M., i)uts on Eugene's old one. 

Jan. 25 — Skating and bright moonlight night. 

Jan. 26 — Ten-minute student Cohill rough-houses his own room to gain dis- 
tinction among his fellow "short horns." 

Jan. 27 — Skating continued. One of the Eastern Shore "Rats" prefers swim- 
ming to skating and indulges in that sport. 

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Jan. 28 — Juniors make but ten "'/Aps" in Calculus. What will happen next? 

Jan. 29 — Prof. Boohoo and Seniors have a deep discussion about fourth dimen- 
sion. The "hog" is used as an illustration. 

Jan. 30 — Our old friend, the mumps, returns to give us a visit. 

Jan. 31 — More mumps. Full house at the hospital. Many beat list. 

Jan. ^,2 — Remarkable day. ( ). D. has an easy thing of it. No one coniiilains 
of "Johnnie's" grub. That's so, 1 forgot that this month has onl\- 31 days in it. 



February 

Feb. I — Mrs. and Ca])t. Silvester give the Seniors and Juniors the annual 
dance. 

Feb. 2 — Same old thing. Everyone sleeps late. Hudson is O. D.. of course! 

Feb. 3 — Preaching in chapel in the afternoon. Xearly every one re]iorts his 
leave. 

Feb. 4 — Snowing hard. .\o mail came at 7.30. Room 36 ( ). B. di.sorder, as 
usual. "Knux" threatens to report the whole bunch, even the O. D. 

Feb. 5 — Still snowing. Prof. Bomberger fails to meet the Seniors in Economy. 

Feb. (-1 — Raging mvstery of "B" hall. Who set fire to the waste can and who 
hid the hose? "Commy" gives lecture on lunatics. What next? 

Feb. 7 — Memorable day for the Seniors. Thos. Humphrey fails to meet them 
in Dutch. "Commy" failed to put in appearance. Much lamenting. 

Feb. 8 — Same old thing. Inspection of cjuarters. ".\pe" takes a bath. 

Feb. 9 — Charles S. holds chapel in mess hall. Byrd late at breakfast. 

Feb. 10 — Miss Greene failed to play "Why Don't You Try." Snow exju'cted. 
Car load of singers out fmm Washington. Lots of girls. Wonder why fellows 
don't skip cha]jel, as usual? 

Fel). II — June ball invitations and ])rogranis selected. 

Feb. 12 — Big court martial in 43. .Much doing. 

Feb. 13 — Raid on Johnnie's pantry. Three dozen eggs, half barrel ajiplcs and 
two chickens are the proceeds. 

Fel). 14 — Large mail, as customary. ( ). D. comjjlains. Mudd gets comic 
valentine craze, and sends out some of his pictures. 

Feb. 15 — Football banner ])resented. h'verylxnly happy. ( ). D. gets an 
orderly. ".\in't we sporty." 

Feb. 16 — Staff gets picture taken. "N'nckie" and ])hotogra])luT have big time 
with lots of posing on "\'ockie's" i)art. 

I''eb. 17 — .\'n chapel. Everylwdy slcejjs. 

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Feb. i8 — Prof. Norton gets snowball in bis eyes. Wbo tbrew it? Ask "Rat" 
Mackall. 

Fell. i<) — "Coniniy" breaks bis glasses and uses one of tbem as a monocle. 

Feb. 20 — /Vdams reports to Dr. Taliaferro as assistant in pbysics. 

Feb. 21 — Preliminary debate for intercollegiate debate with Delaware Col- 
lege. Adams first, Mahoney and Ryrd tie for .second place. Brigbam and Firor 
brothers ornament the stage. 

Feb. 22 — Barrel of apples disappears from the pantry. "'Knux" and "Jessie" 
make 2.30 A. M. inspection, but nothing doing. 

Feb. 23 — "Cab" investigates for turkey hones, but no one knows anything 
about it, of course. 

Feb. 24 — Boys return from home where they had spent Washington's liirtli- 
day. Big snow, caused probably by their getting back on time. 

Feb. 25 — Haynes says he is not going to "Chase's" this week, as the same 
show has been there for two weeks, and he has seen it once. The newspapers mis- 
led him both times by announcing a vaudeville, and I don't blame him, do you? 

Feb. 2fj — Dr. Taliaferro oversees guard uKiunt on President's hall and has 
much hot air about it, and how he used to do it at V. M. I. 

Feb. 2j — Senior Class do calisthenics in "Piommie's" class. Big business in 
"Entepreneurs," and "Reddw" "Harry." "Elijah" and "Rat" get leg weary. Keep 
on, he will light on you, yet. 

Feb. 28 — N'ocke and 1 ludson see "Jesse" making inspection. When "Jesse" 
hits their room both are sound asleep. Finally aroused. Much grumbling and 
growling. "Jesse" says, "It would have been alright if I had not seen you look 
out the door a minute ago." Stuntr again ! 



March 

Mar. I — Inspection by "Commy," and nearly everybody gets "stuck." Vocke, 
however, had his room clean and "Commy" nearly had apoplexy. 

Mar. 2 — Walking guard for punishment. Senior Class have picture taken. 
Johnny Mudd obstreperous, as usual. Had to be reprimanded by all. 

Mar. 3 — Sleep, sleep, beauteous sleep. No chapel. More sleep. 

Mar. 4 — Oh, such a blue Monday! "Ncjt a lesson, wA a ten; wait till Tuesday 
come again." 

Mar. 5 — Baseball squad goes out to practice. Gallen under the weather. 
Exams, only a week off. Everybody studying hard. 

Mar. 6 — All quiet and peaceful with the exception of Devilbiss and his con- 
founded cornet. He, together with Miss Greene, will drive us crazy yet. 

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Alar. 7 — W'illiar takus cliair oi |)liysics temporarily. Piounds O. 1). today. 
Linnell is orderly. 

Alar. 8 — Williams gets stuck for using profane language without iiermission. 
Debate resolved that M. A. C. has won the banner, unanimously in the affirmative. 

Mar. 9 — "Rube" and Paul go to Baltimore. Incidentally they attend a Y. M. 
C. A. convention and get their expenses paid. 

Mar. lo — Gallen has gone on an e.xciu'sion. Xo reveille. Cold bread and 
water for breakfast. Water ancl col<l bread for dinner. Tooth pick.s and pa]icr 
napkins for supper. 

Aiar. II — Smith and Daley confined to hospital tent with gout. I'rof. Hom- 
berger in(|uires into Ilatton's hesitancy al)out taking a wife. Prof. C winner walks 
over from Relay. 

.Mar. 12 — Fourteen have already been shi])i)ed. We ho|)e Johnny and "Xux" 
will go next. 

Mar 13 — "Jesse" James steals upon us. W'illiar, disorder in room; Mudd, 
.same: Holloway, same: I'.owland, same. Warthen makes a ten in physics. Tolly 
.gets sick. Another case of ,gout is reported. 

Mar. 14 — Kries leaves post and reports to guanl house. The exam, rush 
begins. Some nervous people seen arc mm 1 the camp. 

Aiar. 15 — "Cub" tells us that we will have Imlida}- today between the Imurs of 
three and four o'clock to celebrate .Marx land l)a\. Lippincott makes a noble spiel. 

.Mar. If) — Holloway and .\ludd get lost in a llaltimore department store. Lin- 
nell keeps the guards walking today : he deserves a gold medal. 

Mar. 17 — Mow green all of us are! "Joy to tlie Irish: may they live long and 
pros]>er." W. T. M. 

Mar. 18 — "Hog" loses his pen. The inspector is coming. Winter weather 
looks sick. Cockey dons the ])ink shirt. 

.Mar. |i) — The Seniors find out that inasnuich as they have failed to acknowl- 
edge tile cntepreuneur that they will ha\e to take the examination. 

Mar. 20 — Frantz starts the laundry business. He believes as does Mr. Rocke- 
feller, that we are fast a]5]3roaching liard times. 

Mar. Ji — Ciokien ties his (i])era tie, dons his |)icadilly hat and takes the excur- 
sion train to Anacostia. 

Mai'. 2J — The Easter hnliilays will soon begin. 

Mar. 24 — Steamboat. I'ndersland? 



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April 

Easter Holidays. 

April 2 — "Ed" rolls in camp looking sleepy and tired. Rest of us same. 

April 3 — Everyone fusses about the dance. Great excitement about the dance. 
If John Pierpont Carnegie would only give us some money. 

.\pril 4 — Smith, W. C, goes in awkward squad. Pie man comes again. T}dings 
wins a bet by eating a pie in two mouthfuls. 

April 5 — Lemons float around on the diamond. Great dance. "Bill" Firor 
gets excite<l and stands at attention during "Home, Sweet Home," and dances 
during "Star Spangled Hanner. ' 

April 6 — Most of us sleep all day. The new bugler gets the calls mi.xed, as 
usual. He blows school call as if on a week day. 

April 7 — Matthews conies to see us. "Dago" Zelaya pays us a call. He plays 
all the latest operas for us. He tells us that there is an additional member to 
his family. 

.\pril cS — Another blizzard today. We will freeze to deatli yet. Johnny Green 
says that things are coming his wax at last. 

April y — All the corndodgers and two-minute men have arrived. They organ- 
ize a baseball team and arrange games with the "Squeedunks," "Scallawags" and 
"Yanigans." 

April TO — "Tech" has not been used to jilaying in cold weather. "Cy" gets 
married. 

April II — .\ two-minute man wants to know where "Hayattsville" is. Do you 
kiKjw who is ( ). C. tonight? 



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