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AN ANNUAL 

PUBLISHED BY THE 

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^^^\ O you, friends, who have been interested 
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SSS^ the Class of 1914 extends the heartiest of 
greetings. We trust that our work as typified in 
this volume will seem worthy of the aid and 
interest that you have bestowed upon us. 

We have endeavored to put out a year-book 
in keeping with the greater interests of M. A. C. 
In it we have set forth the activities of the year- 
some serious, some otherwise. To preserve col- 
lege tradition, to enhance college spirit, and to 
put in a permanent form the surroundings of a 
college career, have been our aims. Lest the 
book appear dry, we have tried to include in it 
a strain of humor, so do not take too seriously 
the knocks that are made in jest. 

Trusting that in future years this volume 
will serve to carry the reader's mind back through 
the intervening mists of passing years to the 
pleasant days when, within the walls of M. A. C, 
we shared each other's joys and sorrows, we leave 
with keen regret the atmosphere that, for the 
past four years, has been so near and dear to us. 




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a cultured gentleman, 

an able professor, and 

a good fellow, 

whose association with the students of M. A. C. has made 
him admired for his true worth, respected for his ability 
as a professor, and appreciated as a friend; and 
who has gladly given his best efforts to con- 
tribute to the development of M. A. C, 
as a token of our respect and esteem 

we dedicate 

the seventeenth volume of the Keveille. 



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R. W. Silvester, LL. D. 
President Emeritus, Librarian 

H. J. Patterson, D. Sc. 
President. 

T. H. Spence, a. M. 
J^ ice -President, Professor of Languages 

H. B. McDonnell, M. S., M. D., State Chemist 
Professor of Chemistry 

W. T. L. Taliaferro, A. B. 
Professor of Agriculture 

H. T. Harrison, A. M., 
Secretary of Faculty, Professor of Mathematics 

S. S. Buckley, M. S., D. V. S., 
Professor of J'eterinary Science 

F. B. Bomberger, B. S., A. M. 
Professor of History and Civics 

C. S. Richardson, A. M. 
Professor of English and Oratory 

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

T. B. SvMONs, M. S., Dean of School of Horticulture 
Professor of Entomology and Zoology 

Harry Gwinner, M. E. 
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Drawing, and Suf^erintendent of Shops 

T. H. Taliaferro, C. E., Ph. D. 
Professor of Civil Engineering 



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Myron Creese, B. S., E. E. 
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics 

Herman Beckenstrater, M. S. 
Professor of Pomology 

J. F. Monroe, B. S. A. 
Professor of Vegetable Culture 

]. A. Dapray, Major U. S. A. (retired) 
Professor of Militm-y. Science and Tactics 

F. W. Besley, a. B., M. F. 
Lecturer on Forestry 

H. L. Crisp 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering 

R. H. Ruffner, B. S. 
Professor of Animal Husbandry 

E. N. Cory, B. S. 
Associate Professor of Entomology and Zoology 

C. P. Smith, B. S., A. M. 
Associate Professor of Botany 

L. B. Broughton, M. A. 
Associate Professor of Chemistry 

B. W. Anspon, B. S. (H. and F.) 
Associate Professor of Floriculture and Landscape Gardening 

J. E. Metzger, B. S. 
Professer of Agricultural Education 

H. C. Byrd, B. S. 
Director of Physical Culture, Instructor in English and History 

L. L. Burrell, B. S. 
Instructor in Small Fruits 

N. R. Warthen, B. S. 
Instructor in Mechanical Engineering 

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Reuben BRir.HA:M, B. S. 
Publicity Agent, Instructor in Sheep Husbandry 

G. P. Springer, B. S. (C. E.) 
Instructor in Civil Engineering and 'Mathematics 

AI. j\I. Hargrove, A. ^I. 
Instructor in Languages 

Grover Kinzy, B. S. 
Assistant in Agronomy 

C. L. C. Kah, B. S. (E. E.) 
Instructor in Physics and Electrical Engineering 

Herschel Ford, Ph. B. 
Registrar and Treasurer 

Allen Griffith, M. D. 
Surgeon 

B. H. Darrow 

Y. M. C. A. Secretary 

W^iRT Harrison 
Clerk and Assistant Treasurer 

Mrs. M. T. Moore 
Matron in Domestic Department 

W. M. HiLLEGEIST 

Secretary to President 

G. F. Perry 

Stenographer 

C. L. Strohm 

Armorer, Band Master and Clerk to Military Department 



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E. GITTINGS MERRYMAN 

Died April 9th, 1913 



CHARLES H. STANLEY 

Died December 20th, 1913 



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(§f[x(tvB of tlfr Alumni Asfinrtattun 

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Henry Holzapfel, Jr., '92, President 
Hag-erstown, Md. 

Wellstood White, '05, rice-President 
Washington, D. C. 

C. G. Church, '00, Sec'y-Treasitrer 
403 6th Street, N. E. Washington, D. C. 

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Henry Holzapfel — Ex Officio 

Wellstood WnrrEi — Ex Officio 

C. G. Church — Ex Officio 

]. N. Mackall, '05 
Baltimore, Md. 

F. P. Veitch, '91 

College Park, Md. 



Alumtti Urgislatttif Qlnutmittr? 

W. W. Skinner, '95, Chairman 
Washington, D. C. 

Wellstood White, '05 
Washington, D. C. 

J. E. Ray, '92 

Washington, D. C. 

J. Marsh Matthews, '03 
Baltimore, Md. 

Major A. S. Gill, '97. 
Baltimore, Md. 

C. G. Church, Secretary 
Washington, D. C. 

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■^gl CARCELY anything means more for a college than a large and 
enthusiastic body of alumni, who make it their business to get 
behind every progressive move in the life and extended usefulness 
of the institution. In past years we have never lacked of loyal 
support from both the older and younger members of the Alumni 
organization, but it has only been more recently that the 
Association has felt its responsibility in directing broader 
development of the Institution. Their annual and semi-annual 
meetings have more and more become not only times for good 
fellowship and pleasant reminiscenses, but an occasion for the 
serious consideration of the afifairs of the College as well. 

We have never at the J\I. A. C. had the athletic facilities to 
which we are entitled. We have produced winning teams in 
spite of conditions rather than because of them. Through the 
combination of good material and first-class coaching we have produced from 
time to time, as in the past fall, championship teams that have reflected no little 
credit on the Institution. It was with the idea of encouraging as much as 
possible our athletic efforts, as well as giving the institution the full benefit of 
the advertisement that successful teams give a college that the Alumni took it 
upon themselves to inaugurate the May Interscholastic Track Meet in 1910. 
Financed in part by the Alumni, and in part by the Trustees, this Meet has 
become established as an annual feature. 

In the recent camipaign of the College for a greater institution equipped for a 
far wider sphere of usefulness, the Alumni organzition, in arousing favorable 
interest and in meeting adverse criticism, has been the backbone of the fight for 
the Greater M. A. C. Thanks to the able leadership of Henry Holzapfel, 
President of the Association, and to W. W. Skinner, Chairman of the 
Legislative Committee, every county in the State organized its M. A. C. Booster 
Organization and rendered effective work in pledging legislators to the appro- 
priation and in securing substantial backing from leading citizens. In every case 
where the opposition could be genuinely enlightened as to the scope of the work 
of the College and the part it is fitted to play in the life of the state, but little an- 
tagonism to Its proper endowment remained. The results obtained in even the brief 
time allowed suggest that possibly a permanent organization of these local 
committees into M. A. C. Welfare Associations, which should find time to meet to 
discuss means of advancing the interests of the Institution and be prepared to 
act in their support on short notice, would be most desirable. This would 
undoubtedly place an additional burden on the Secretary or Chairman of the 



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General Committee, but the time is fast approaching when the College cannot 
well afford to be without a vigorous and well organized Alumni body supporting 
it. To handle such work efficiently requires so m^uch time and energy that no 
matter how anxious a man may be to serve the interests of the Association and 
his College he cannot well afford to spare the time from his own private business 
to handle such a State-wide organization as is proposed. It would seem wise on 
the part of both the College and its Alumni Association to provide in the near 
future for an organization secretary, who should, in part, at least, be paid for 
the doing of such work in a thorough manner and without sacrificing too much 
of his individual time and pleasure to accomplish permanent results. 

This naturally leads to the need for an Alumni Hall or Home on or adjoining 
the College campus. At the present writing we have under cnnsideralion the 
erection of an Athletic Clubhouse, where our teams may be lodged and trained 
under stricter supervision. It would seem fitting that the Alumni Association 
be prime movers in erecting such a building, and that it might well be so planned 
as to provide additional rooms for the use of resident and visiting alumni. We 
have always lacked at the College just such accommodations as this building 
would provide ; especially, since the passing of the old barracks, and the older 
members of the Alumni Association cannot fail to feel less at home among the 
new surroundings and landmarks that the next few years will bring forth. A 
comfortable Alumni building, serving both the purpose of an Athletic Clubhouse 
and an AlumiUi Hall, has the double advantage of serving two most desirable 
needs. 

The M. A. C. looks even more than in the past to the active support of its 
Alumni for its future development and usefulness throughout the State. It has 
reached that period in its history when the organization of its Alumni into live 
and influential local associations seems both logical and imperative in their own 
interest as well as that of the Institution. The aid which the Alumni have given 
their Alma Mater in the recent campaign for adequate appropriation shows both 
the need and the usefulness of such organizations. Whether this work justifies 
the employment of a paid organization secretary strictly in the business interests 
of the Institution and its graduates depends upon the development of the field 
before us. That such a secretary could also have charge of an employment 
bureau for graduates, as is customary with many institutions, is another feature 
that cannot be overlooked. There is a natural tendency among our successful 
graduates to turn to their college for additions to their working force. A bureau 
of this nature, with its office in an Alumni Hall and in intimate touch with the 
work and location of every graduate, would do far more toward cementing the 
interests of the College and its Alumni than any other agency. Wc need to put 
our slogan of a Greater M. A. C. on its most effective basis — permanent or- 
ganization and permanent benefit. 

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No doubt there met your vision, 
When first ye ope'd this book, 

A 2:roup of careworn faces 
With serious, somber look. 




So know ye, friend, these faces 
Show those who've toiled away 

To weave into this volume 
The story of their day. 

Perhaps in parts 'twill answer 
But farther down the beach 
The sand mav not be molded 
As ye would mold in speech. 

So when the breaking- billows 
Wash o'er where once they stood, 

Kind heart, oh, please remember 
Thev did the best thev could. 



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SENIOR 





Miss Marie Burch, 

Towson, Md. 
Sponsor for Senior Class 



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FRANK S. HOFFECKER 

PRESIDENT 1914 
WILMINGTON, DEL. 




Lieutenant J. B. Coster. 
Coster, Md. 

Mechanical Engineering 

Freshman year — Class Treas- 
urer. Sophomore year — Sergeant- 
at-Arms, Class ; Corporal. Junior 
year — Quartermaster Sergeant. 
Senior year — Lieutenant ; Chair- 
man, Committee on Refresh- 
ments, Rossbourg Club; Associ- 
fite Editor, Reveille. 



Observe! This cut on the left is the truest result of eight sittings — the 
combined efforts of the photographer and "Josie." Considered from an artistic 
print of view it is faultless, but from the standpoint of a casual observer it is 
merely " J. 15. Coster." 

Joseph was once heard to say, in his unpolished, unpruned, unlettered, 
uncultured, unsophisticated, uncivilized fashion (he's from Solomon's Island) 
that it was a toss-up whether he became an oysterman or an M. A. Caesar. In 
him, though, we have today, a type of one dear to the hearts of the fair sex, 
whose winning ways, coy manners and captivating smiles have a marvelous 
effect. He has an amiable disposition, his anger being aroused onlv wdien one 
fails to talk about his " Marcel Waves." 

He was always a dark horse on exams, but never failed to get on the right 
side of either seventy per cent, or the "Prof." He is not over-fond of work, and 
w^ould rather believe what the text book says than labor over it. 

Speaking of football, that's where Joe shines ( ?) the brightest, excepting 
perhaps as a fusser. This he is beyond a doubt, for of the three nights we have 
off during the week he spends three with the ladies. He said that he expected 
to settle down to one in his Senior year, and we notice that he has lived up to 
his expectation, for now he has only one in each of the towns of Hyattsville, 
Washington. Baltim:ore, Solomon's, Prince Frederick and College Park. 

By the way, it must not be forgotten that he is one of "Cats'" best marked 
kittens, and is a hard man for "Sweenv" to down for the medal. 



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Principal Musician 
H. U. Deeley. 

Baltimore. Aid. 

Animal Husbandry. 

Sophomore Year — Corporal. 
Junior Year — Sergeant ; Member, 
Music Committee on Junior 
Prom. Senior Year — Sergeant ; 
Chairman, Music Committee of 
Musical Club: Chairman, Min- 
strel Committee ; Member, Stock- 
Judging Team ; Associate Editor, 
Reveille. 




"Ez'cvM little fish expects to become a zohalc." 

Turning from the fiaxen-haired " Joe,'" we are confronted by what seems to 
be a slip-up of the photographer. We will admit that it is not exactly natural, 
but the photographer told us that the camera absolutely refused to contort itself 
to a greater extent. So, we must be content with our " model," as he is pleased 
to call himself. ("Model." you know, according to Webster, meaning "A 
representation in miniature.") 

Pie was born on September ii, 1896, thereby giving our metropolis a catas- 
trophe rivalling its fire of 1904. He migrated to the M. A. C. in the fall of 
1910, and forthwith began aiding the memlbers of the faculty in teaching. (This, 
thru his ability to ofifer them such a broad field.) 

In the mJltary line, Haskin has ever been a " shining light." His angelic face 
is the only one in the entire battalion that can soften "Commy's" heart when 
the latter is in a disranking mood. 

As a social man, Haskin is " right there." The only fault is that, since 
studying about monopolies in Economics, "Shrimp" has tried to put the 
knowledge gained into practical application. There are many blue (colored) 
letters received from Windsor Hills, and the C. & P. Telephone Company now 
wants to charge an extra for all local calls in the " Park." 

When it comes to stock-judging, the " Shrim^p " showed what he could do 
while in Chicago. 

On leaving the M. A. C, he expects to go to his fa^'m in Anne Arundel County 
and spend a few years enlightening his fellow countrymen in the art of Farming, 
wdiile he decides whether to be Governor of the State or United States Senator. 



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LlEUTEXANT W. T. FlETCIIER. 

\\'ashington, D. C. 

Animal Husbandry. 

Sophomore Year — Corporal ; 
M ember Students' Conference 
Committee. Junior Year — Ser- 
geant ; Assistant Treasurer Ross- 
bouri^ Club. Senior Year — Vice- 
President Rossbourg Club ; Man- 
ager Lacrosse Team ; Social Ed- 
itor Reveille. 



"Vsc from olc J'irginia. Vse not much on Chemistry, hut I'se a Debbil zvid 
dc icimmen." 

In the Fall of 1910 there appeared on the scene a tall, broad-shouldered young 
man, rather handsomely attired, who, after his debut, became commonly known 
as " Proctor." Anyone desiring to know the origin of this '' nickie " should ask 
the bearer, who we are sure will be delighted to present the history. 

" Proctor " was only in this grand institution of ours a very short time when 
the cause of his name (much to his gratitude) left for the P. ]\l. C. 

Then it was that- he became Fletcherized and was known as " Billy." Billy 
claims Washington as his place of abode, but he was originally trom the 
historical town of Alexandria, and, like the majority of those Mrginia sports, 
he is some ladies' man. Bill always says, " When work and girls conflict, give 
up work." 

Doubtless he sticks to his word, for we are sure the \\'ashington Railway and 
Electric Company would soon be bankrupt were it not for the frecjuent patronage 
of Billy. Still, we don't believe that this is his fault, but is, as he says, that "The 
girls simply won't leave me alone." 

Though Billy chose for his work here at College, Animal Husbandry, he has 
still another ambition : Billy is fond of all kinds of " Militarv Tactics," and hopes 
some day that fortune will smile upon him with a commission in the Philippine 
Constabulary. 

Billy is verv' changeable, too; he has recently turned his attention to "Dra- 
matics." We really think he will make good, for he sure can cause laughter 
merely by putting in his appearance. 



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Lieutenant-Quartermaster 
H. S. Ford. 

Fairmount, Md. 

Ciz'il Engineering. 

Sophomore Year— Corporal. Ju- 
nior Year — Sergeant ; Editor Tri- 
angle ; Treasurer, Engineering So- 
ciety ; Chairman Refreshment 
Committee on Junior Prom. Se- 
nior Year — Business Manager 
"Reveille ;" Chairman Refreshment 
Committee on Music Club : Presi- 
dent, New Mercer Literary So- 
ciety. 




"A pretty little ape" 

It was a bright, clear day on the Eastern Shore. The wise men of the city 
of Fairmount shook their heads, and even the buzzards on the fence by the road- 
side moved and flapped their wings. Suddenly the still early morning air was 
broken by a piercing note. The people trembled and then agreed that the world 
was on its last lap and that it was Gabriel's trumpet calling. In reality it was 
Harry making his neighbors aware of his existence. 

Harry entered this College in the Fall of 1910, and took his share of " fanning '' 
with the rest of us, and, take it from, one who knows, he was some class at getting 
ofif jokes when he was perched on top of a table with a "persuader" waiting him 
when he came down. 

Although it's not known to many he is really in love and we think he will be 
the first one of us to say, 'T do;" But let's get away from the sentimental part 
of his life and get down to real facts. There isn't any one in the class that can 
pull down the tens like he can. And they tell me that he is a pretty good friend 
of "Doc" sometimes, at least, as they seem to have a mutual sense of humor. 

To conclude, let us say that if he finishes his thesis some time before the last 
of June, there is no man in the class that stands a better chance for success in 
life than the subi'ect before us. 



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Lieutenant John B. Gray, Jr. 
Prince Frederick, Md. 

General 

Freshman Year — Member, Stu- 
dents' Conference Committee ; 
Bugler. Sophomore Year — Chief 
Bugler ; Triangle Editor. Junior 
Year — Color Sergeant ; Triangle 
Editor; William Pinckney Whyte 
]\Iedal for Oratory. Senior Year — 
Lieutenant; Editor-in-Chief, "Re- 
veille " ; Manager, Tennis Team ; 
Proctor ; Valedictorian. 



"A chip of the old block." 

Say, "Prof.", quick with that microscope. Place it over that tiny specimen, 
and let's see if we have discovered a new one. Left, did you say? Well, I 
should think so, — only our little Johnnie who never attained the height of the 
average man, but once, and then he had to be seated upon two stuffed suit cases. 
Let that be, Johnnie's size all went to his brain, fo^- somehow it has been a task 
for the other Nineteen Fourteen boys to keep up with J. B.. Jr., in class. Leave 
it to him to give a record of good old Calvert County, where the prettiest girls in 
]\Iaryland en "Hance'' him and the "Bonds'' are strong for Johnnie. 

As to an orator, he cannot be surpassed, and the rest of us see the medals vanish 
when Johnnie declares that he is a contestant. In future days we expect to see 
him the leading lawyer down in Prince Frederick, and we guarantee that he will 
win any case put before him. 

Alas ! We have not yet mentioned Johnnie's specialty. Singing, did you say ? 
One of his favorite pastimes is listening to the melodious strains of his room- 
mate, but generally his applause is of this nature, "Gee-e-e-e-e? — whiz, shut up, 
please, now I know you are sick." 

Here's hoping Johnnie will be a Daniel Webster the Second, when he begins 
to practice law in Southern Maryland, and in his leisure hours we expect to 
find him engaged in his favorite sport, tennis. 



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Robert T. Gray. 
Grayton, Md. 

Agronomy. 

Sophomore Year — Corporal. 
Junior Year — Sergeant. Senior 
Year — Treasurer, Rossbourg 
Club ; Sergeant-at-Arms, Class. 




"J^csscls large may venture more, but little boats must keep near shore." 

"Well, 1 n-e-v-r, yes, that is Bob, 'Who'd-a-thought-it' " ? 

In spite of the size of the subject under discussion, he was little heard of 
from his entrance at M. A. C. in 1909 until his Sophomore year. This was 
obviously due to the natural bashfulness of this country lad. However, in 'ii-'i2 
he was not long in asserting himself, and his presence was much "felt" by the 
"rats." At one time he was even notified that he was getting too familiar with 
them, but he assured the accuser that it must be a mistake because he quite 
often felt for the "rats" when they were having trouble (and he usually found 
them, too). 

As a m^ilitary man, Bob was among the first of his class, until near the close 
of his Junior year, when he locked horns with Commy. Although each retired 
in order, it has been noticed that Bob retired to civil life. 

During his Senior year Bob is to be seen only at his classes and at social 
functions. Indeed, Bob is rather inclined towards the latter. With him it is, 
"Never look for work that will interfere with pleasure, but if you stumble over 
the work, don't let pleasure interfere with it." 

However, when it comes to a College dance Bob is right there and he is 
always genuinely welcome. We trust, and we believe, that Bob's connection with 
the sphere of Agriculture will be as successful as has been his affiliation with 
the Rossbourg Club. 



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Lieutenant- Adjutant 
J. W. Green. 

Westover, Md. 

Ck'il Engineering 

Sophomore Year — Corporal. 
Junior Year — Sergeant; Class Or- 
ator. Senior Year — Editor-in- 
Chief. Triangle; Assistant Busi- 
ness Manager, " Reveille " ; Press 
and Advance Agent, Minstrel 
Show ; Salutatorian. 



"There's lots in Jiis name." 

"Some are born great; others acquire greatness; others have greatness thrust 
upon them." "Josh" was born great ; he acquired greatness ; and greatness was 
thrust upon him. Tlie poor fellow simply couldn't help it. It was not his fault. 

Oh, reader, just take one, long lingering look at this face, for you'll never see 
another like it. It goes by the name of Joshua Weldon Green ; but he is not 
green, and don't you believe he is. Look at the shape of his dome, and from the 
viewpoint of the phrenologist you will see that Weldon has in him a rare com- 
bination of executive ability, or the power to command, coupled with those quali- 
ties of benevolence and ideality which contribute to the fostering of permanent 
religious sentiment. 

His religion, by the way, is similar to that of old Greece, and his favorite God 
is Bacchus. He and "Ras" have worshiped at the same shrine many times in the 
past five years. In all his college career his greatest accomplishment has been 
this: all the Profs think he studies. ( ?) 

One sad day in his Senior year Major Daprav called him "Arabella Jones," 
and poor Weldon has never looked the same since. 

He is an engineer with an ideal. Yep, he's got some ideal. The height of his 
ambition is to build a fire-proof bridge between our planet and Hades. He says 
he wants to make it easy traveling for all his classmates. 

This class thinks that Weldon is a mighty good sort, and wishes him all kinds 
of success in anything he undertakes — especially that bridge. 



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Cadet F. S. Hoffecker. 
Perryville, Md. 

Electrical Engineering. 

Freshman Year — "AI," Base- 
ball. Sophomore Year — Class 
Vice-President ; " M," Football ; 
" M '' and Star, Baseball. Junior 
Year — Class President ; " M " and 
Star, Football ; " M " and Star. 
Baseball ; Captain, Football. Se- 
nior Year — Class President ; Cap- 
tain, Baseball : " M '' and Star, 
Baseball ; " M " and Star, Foot- 
ball ; Treasurer, Engineering So- 
ciety; President, Athletic Asso- 
ciation. 




"Say, 'Cnrley,' may I go 'home' after the game:' 

"Hoff" has a sense of humor sufficiently strong to rise above any trifling annoy- 
ance, such as indefinite suspension, or the like, and, after such a sentence from 
"Boo-Hoo," he has been heard with his melodious laugh, or seen with those two 
rows of evenly set "tomb stones" showing clear across his "face." 

When we first knew "Hofif," he had a desperate case with a charming blonde 
in "Philly." There seemed to come some strange difference between them, how- 
ever, when he came here, which he, himself, could not understand until he 
learned front "Mike" Creese that, for good results in the flow of substances like 
Magnetic Flux (or love), there must not be too much air space in the circuit. 
About a year ago Frank, while in Towson, fell suddenly in love with the "Belle" 
of that "metropolis," and it wasn't in vain either, as any of the fellows of Tow- 
son will tell you that they haven't the ghost of a show even while "Hoff" is away. 
He, as I have said, suddenly fell in love. As a matter of fact he hasn't stopped 
falling yet, and seems to be gaining momentum every second. 

"Doc Tolly" claims that every part of this man's body was made to fit except 
his brain. 

After a lengthy absence from the military department, "Hoff" got permission 
from "Commy'' to drill during the winter months, that he might get the proper 
exercise due an athlete. 

Hoffecker will begin his career in Towson after graduation, and you can bet 
that he will not Avander far from that spot, as he is often heard saying, "It is 
a good thing that I am not earning a good salary of my own, I guess," after 
which comes a sigh, followed of course, by the smile that can't be hidden. 



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Captain D. L. Johnson 
Frederickj^Id. 
Agronomy 
Sophomore Year — "M," Foot- 
ball; "M," Track; Member, Rifle 
Team. Junior Year — " M " and 
Star, Football ; Manager, Track 
Team ; Captain, Rifle Team ; First 
Sergeant, "A" Company ; Mem- 
ber, Stock Judging Team ; Mem- 
ber, Students' Conference ; iVsso- 
ciate Editor Triangle : Junior 
Herald; Gold Medal, bes*^ Non- 
commissioned Officer ; Member, 
Athletic Council. Senior Year — * 
'■ M " and Star, Football ; Man- 
ager, Track Team ; Vice-Presi- 
dent Class ; Member. Students' 
Conference Committee : Secre- 
tary, Rossbourg Club ; Associate 
Editor " Reveille " ; Proctor : 
]\Iember, Athletic Council ; Presi- 
dent Agricultural Club. 



"I am luaster of all I survey. {Especially motor boats.)" 

Da\"e, or, as he is more commonly kno^^•n, " Jack " Johnson, slid unan- 
nounced into our midst at the beginning of our Sophomore year. At first it 
was impossible to tell " whence he came,'' for he seems as much at home on 
the salt marshes of the East'n Sho' as among the dillberry hills of Frederick. 
However, after listening to his discourses on the superiority of Frederick 
High School over the M. A. C, we concluded that he is from the ancient city, 
the home of Barbara Frietchie, xA.1 Ogal, and Phil McGlue. 

Does Jack prefer books or birds? We don't know, as he has only taken 
enough time from these pursuits to become an all-'round athlete and a mili- 
tary genius. He can be seen almost an}' spring day in compan}- with " 1^)111 '' 
Grace, prowling around the woods with a camera searching for the nest of Bubo 
z'irghiiensis. We are expectantly awaiting the promised copy of his " Memoirs 
of a Hunter." 

Jack absolutely doesn't allow the girls to toy with him, and his principal 
trouble this year seemed to be the selection of a sponsor. He followed sev- 
eral false trails to Berwyn, ^^^ashington, etc., and for a long time Avas 
undecided. 

After graduation. Johnson intends to start a new era in farming, and his 
Worcester County farm will be a model one. Fourteen unite in wishing him 
success, and will remember him long after the echo of his cheery whistle has 
died awav from College Park. 



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Francis H. O'Neill 
Riverdale, Md. 

Biological 

Sophomore Year — Corporal. 
Jtmior Year — Sergeant. Senior 
Year — Art Editor, " Reveille." 




"Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum, I smell the blood of an Irishman" 

Here we have a true wonder — the find of the age — O'Neill, the Boy Sci- 
entist. It is claimed that he is able to spit out the scientific names of twenty 
thousand plants and animals. He is a close rival to " Smitty '' and " Bugs " 
Norton. 

" Neal " has been coming to the M. A. C. since the war. He preferred to 
come here rather than go to the kindergarten or a preparatory school. 
During his sojourn here he has been exposed to military, but did not take 
it. However, it is said that he was a shining light in this department under 
the old regime' — before the " Big Chief " came. 

Sh-h-h — not so loud— the aforesaid youth is also a " fusser '' of no mean 
ability He is heavy on bringing the " flossies " to the Rossbourg. 

" Neal " and Truitt comprise the " Bugological " division of the class, and 
we predict a great future for this Papilio Ajax as a bugologist. 

He is a rather quiet and unpretentious 3'outh, and one would not know 
he was around except for that black jersey and the Riverdale cap, which 
oftset his physicjue. 

He is the official carrier of cut plug and picnic twist, and a perfomer of 
some note with the kodak. 

But, laying all jokes aside, the specimen at hand is a hard student, possess- 
ing a quiet and good-natured dispositon and well liked by all his classmates. 
One cannot but predict a bright future for him as a scientific man, for this 
he is already. 



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Cadet H. A. Rasmussen 
Baltimore City. 

Chemistry 

Freshman Year — Class Histo- 
torian ; Editor Triangle. Sophomore 
year — Corporal ; Class Historian ; 
Editor Triangle. Junior Year — 
Member Students' Conference Com- 
mittee; Chairman Music Committee 
on Junior Prom ; Class Historian ; 
Sergeant. Senior Year — Associate 
Editor "Reveille ;" Chairman Music 
Committee of Rossbourg Club ; 
Chairman Executive Committee of 
T\Iusical Club ; Vice President Chem- 
ical Society. 



"Full of sclf-iinportancc and an abundance of brass:' 

Fear not. it will not hurt you. It is only a cubist picture of wisdom, 
which claims the name Harry Anton Faust Rasmussen von Tackdel in 
higher society, but plain "Ras"' is good enough for us. He has spent the last 
two years trying to down the pseudomoniperous teaching of some of the "Profs," 
notably "Bonimy." 

As a student, it is an acknowledged fact that IF " Ras " had studied he 
would have been the brightest man. in the class. He is a musician of no 
mean talent, having, during his five years' stay here, blown every instru- 
ment in the band except the cymbals. And as to his military bearing- 
well, " Ras " isn't. 

However, there is another side to " Ras' " life, aside from the noble. He 
has the enviable reputation of having been kicked from more class rooms, 
more cozy corners, and more homes, via glass doors, than any other member 
of the class. He was an ardent suffragette until one of the fair sex severely 
boxed his ears while he was making a jack-knife dive thru a glass door. 

"Ras'' can remain on the "right side" of more girls at the same time than any 
other man yet found (in his own estimation). He is, in physical size, inversely 
proportional to that name of his. 

" Ras " is a lovable sort, and when the class of 'Fourteen disbands we 
will all wish him well. 



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Lieutenant L. R. Rogers 
Baltimore City. 



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Freshman Year — Member La- 
crosse Team. Sophomore Year — 
Corporal; "M," Lacrosse. Jun.or 
Year — Sergeant ; "M" and Star La- 
crosse. Senior Year — Chairman 
Programme Committee of Ross- 
bonrg Club ; Chairman Programme 
Committee, Musical Club ; Associ- 
ate Business Manager, "Reveille." 




"The girls zceigh heavily on his mind." 

"Sweeny," as he is known to us, made his first bow to this cold, cruel, 
heartless world in Baltimore on March 17, 1894. He attended the public 
schools in Baltimore City until he matriculated at the M. A. C. in 1909. 

One of his characteristics is that he is always getting stung, especially in 
asking a girl to a dance, and in one particular instance wanted to cut a class- 
mate's throat for beating him out. "Sweeny" is one of the smooth, lovable 
sort that fall in love at first sight and fall out at first thought. He has a re- 
markable aptness for picking out the good lookers, however. He is one oi 
"Cat's" favorites and a shark at mathematics, and, of course, he gets his 
problems in on time ( ?). 

The subject of this essay is some noise maker. Hence he has ruined any 
good reputation he might have had with members of his household, not to 
speak of the neighbors. "Sweeny" is an engineer, and all those that have 
classes with him agree that when he finishes college he will be able to re- 
vise the methods of teaching engineering in all branches. For his thesis he 
is building an automobile engine, and unless he has some tire trouble, or 
skids going around a sharp curve, we can only predict a bright future for 
him. 



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Captain R. V. Truitt 
Snow Hill, Md. 
Biological 
Freshman Year — " M,'' La- 
crosse. Sophomore Year — " AI " 
and Star, Lacrosse. Junior Year — 
"M" and Star, Lacrosse; " M," 
Track : Junior Shield Bearer ; 
Class \^ice President : Business 
jNIanager, Triangle ; Chairman, 
Programme Committee on Junior 
Prom. Senior Year — Class His- 
torian ; Captain, Lacrosse Team ; 
" IM " and Star. Lacrosse ; Captain 
'■ B " Company: Member Stu- 
dents' Conference Committee; 
President, Rossbourg Club ; Mem- 
l)er Proctor Board ; Humorous 
F.ditor. " Reveille " : Chairman 
Students' Assembly ; Chairman 
Floor Committee, June Ball. 



"All is not Gospel that he doth speak." 

Now we have before us ^^. Reginald Van T'ump DeKoven Argrieves Truitt, 
commonly known among the fair sex as "Regs." But she says, "Don't call him 
Regs, as T don't like you to; it sounds too much like Rags.'' 

"Regs" began to do the social stunt soon after lie arrived in 1910, and has 
continued with unabated zeal until his Senior year. He now claims that 
he has too many bugs to trisect, but we believe that he has become a trifle blase. 
However, it must be admitted that "Regs'' is some fish-walker^ — so much so, 
in fact, that one of his numerous girls from the Eastern Sho' claims that he has 
a swell head and is practically hopeless. 

"Regs'' is Cory's left-hand man (O'Neill being his right) and says, "If it 
n-asn't for O'Neill I would get the medal in my course." He is quite indus- 
trious, though, for it is no uncommon thing to see him copying a drawing that 
should have been finished as an observation drawing the afternoon before. But 
bugs are not his hobby, as in the past year he has become quite a military man, 
being made second additional Lieutenant for the beginning of this year. "Commy," 
however, admiring his military genius (no, not his figure), promoted him to 
Captain of "B'' Company. 

Although it took the Faculty a long time to realize Truitt's ability, the stu- 
dents were not so slow, judging by the positions of responsibility they have en- 
trusted to him. We believe that this ability will place Truitt on top in his 
future undertakings. 



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Lieutenant Albert White 
College Park, Aid. 

Horticulture 

Sophomore Year — Corporal. 
Junior Year — Sergeant. Senior 
Year — Lieutenant. 




"Von can lead an ass to knoiiicdge, hut you can't make him tinnk." 

Yes, this is "Al." Good-looking boy, isn't he? He's been in this class five 
\cars, and "Bommv" hasn't been able to get his opinion on anything yet. tie's 
just naturally one of those fellows who believes in keeping things to himself. 
He can keep an Economical or a Psychological secret better than anyone you ever 
heard of. 

Reader, if we take you into our confidence, you won't tell anybody, will you? 
Come close, then ; lean your head this way and we'll whisper it in your ear. 
"Al" is a ladies' man (notice the plural). We never saw him walking out 
without a girl in our lives. He seems to be a human magnet and draws them 
all to him. 

Another confidential item. "Al" is the secretary of the College Park Sunday 
School. It has been stated that he fell heir to this position because he was the 
only eligible ( ?) permanent male member of this school. 

Now, "Al" has a specialty, and we just bet you can't guess what it is. It is 
this, "Al" can get away with more grape juice than any other man in College or 
out. Please notice we take particular pains not to tell how he gets away with 
it. There may be another way of getting away with a thing besides drinking it. 

We all think a whole lot of "Al," and whatever his future may be we wish 
him the best of success. 

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Captain E. P. Williams 

Woolford, J\Id. 

Electrical Engineering 

Freshman Year — President 
Class; "M," Football. Sopho- 
raore Year — Treasurer, Class; 
Treasurer, Y. M. C. A. ; Corporal, 
Company " A " ; " M " and Star, 
Football. Junior Year — Treas- 
urer. Class; Vice-President, Y. M. 
C. A. ; " M " and Star, Football ; 
Vice-president, Engineering So- 
ciety; Assistant Manager, Base- 
ball Team. Senior Year — Treas- 
urer. Class : Treasurer, " Re- 
veille " ; President, Y. M. C. A.; 
President, Engineering Society ; 
" M " and Star, Football ; Man- 
ager, Baseball Team. 



"Truly he deserves credit for not becoming a rich man."' 

You have before you, gentle reader, the Williams branch of the Senior Class. 
You see that it was necessarv to isolate the two culprits from the rest of the 
Class and place them on these pages in order that they may be easily compared. 
It may be seen at a glance that, 'though their dispositions are somewhat difrerent, 
each has that I-want-a-girl look and military bearing so necessary to such a pet 
of Commy as each has become. 

But to go back for a moment ; "E. P." came to us in the fall of 1909 from the 
tangles of the Marsh grass of the Eastern Sho'. It seems that even before that 
he had wandered around in and among the skyscrapers of New York, but 
finally meandered back to Woolford. It was at this time that a very pretty little 
romance occurred in which "she" persuaded him to come to colleg^e. 

Upon his arrival "E. P." set out in his quiet, unassuming manner to do two 
things, play football and make friends. Of course he studied a little, being a 
close understudy of "Mike," but that is a minor consideration. In each of his 
undertakings he has met with remarkable success. 

"E. P." has never taken up dancing, but that does not mean that he is a woman 
hater, for during the past year he has regularly journeyed to the Park six or 
eight times a week, and one doesn't usually do that for exercise. "E." has 
been a staunch friend to 'Fourteen, and its other members wish him much success. 



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Major R. C. Williams 
Doncaster, Md. 

Chemistry 
Freshman Year — Secretaiy 
Class ; Corporal. Sophomore 
Year — Secretary Class ; Corporal ; 
Member Conference Committee ; 
Corporal in Charge Signal Squad. 
Junior Year — Secretary, Class ; 
First Sergeant ; Member, Stu- 
dents' Conference Committee ; 
Secretary. Athletic Council ; Vice- 
President, Rifle Club ; Assistant 
Manager, Football Team ; Chair- 
man, Floor Committee on Junior 
Prom; "M" in Baseball; Gold 
Medal for best Non-Commis- 
sioned Officer; Class Orator. Se- 
nior Year — Secretary, Class ; Sec- 
retary, Athletic Council ; Mem- 
ber, Conference Committee ; Pres- 
ident, Chemical Society: Chair- 
man, Floor Committee of Ross- 
bourg Club ; Chairman, Social 
Committee of Y. M. C. A. ; Ath- 
letic Editor, "Reveille" ; Proctor ; 
President, Morrill Literary Society. 

"A ship at sea zvithoiit a rudder." 

It is from Doncaster, one of Charles County's most popular suburbs, that this 
sorrel-top hails. Indeed, for sixteen years that city was hidden under the canopy 
of despair, shut out from all hope of future relief from his m^onotonous howls, by 
the presence of this disciple of Caruso. Finally, becoming desperate in the 
fall of 1909, his fellow citizens banished him to the M. A. C. 

When the odor of new-mown hay had somewhat disappeared, "Reddy" settled 
down to work, and passed the first two years of his college career very much as 
a human being would do. It was in his sophomore >'ear that "Reddy"' resolved 
to divide his time as nearly as might be between Chemistry, Girls (note the 
plural), and hobbies of Commy, with the latter in the lead, although the social 
stunts have proven a close second. "Reds" has also proven himself a baseballist 
of no mean ability, having picked off several high flies from the top of the Hopkins 
bleachers, and having knocked several home runs ofif Walter Johnson. 

But to come back to native soil, "Reddy" has proven himself a most successful 
student. The numerous honors and trusts that he has held testify as to his 
ability and popularity. 

As he steps from the threshold of college life, he parts v.ith a wide circle of 
friends who wish him the best of fortune. 



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^^^\^ S this, onr final year of college life, with its queer mixtures of 
pleasure and work, draws to a close, it again becomes the duty of 
the Historian to rehearse the great achievements of the members 
of our immortal class, the class of nineteen fourteen, during their 
four years of enrollment at our dear Alma Mater. 

I fully realize that the task is a stupendous one, and, even 
though I possessed the insight of a Thucydides, the style of a 
Macaulay and the industry of a Trojan, the difficulties would 
be almost insuperable. But claiming not an iota of the power of 
those mentioned, and begging charity of those that may read this, 
I shall endeavor to set forth to an expectant world and especially 
to the loved ones at home the many exploits of our fortunate 
members. 

It is claimed that everything has a beginning, and we, not 
wishing to be an exception, date our beginning from September the fifteenth, 
nineteen hundred and ten. And it came to pass in the fall of nineteen-ten, there 
came to the classic halls of the Maryland Agricultural College a verdant band 
of men in the search of knowledge. These "explorers" afterwards known as the 
"Freshies" or "Rats" were natives of various parts of our own land. 

This gathering of men presented nothing extraordinary from the usual type 
of "Rats." Their clothes gave forth the odor of "new m^own hay," while their 
cheeks presented a color between dark brown and purple, and a bright red. In 
open eyed wonder, mingled with admiration, they gazed at the beautiful campus 
loaded with grasses, flowers and trees, and at the ancient school with its massive 
brick walls towering towards the sky, until they were welcomed by the noble 
President and the Deans. Their words of greeting convinced us that bright 
hopes and many happy anticipations were in store for us as we began our four 
years' journey toward the goal of graduation. 

Bound by a common tie of enthusiasm and energy, we resolved not to revolu- 
tionize the professional world, but to reach those high attainments as efficient 
and conscientious students, so as to be enabled to cope with the responsibilities 
of our professions. 

Fully cognizant of the fact that "in unity there is strength" we held our first 
class meeting in the top hall of the old building and the following officers were 
elected : President, William.s, E. P. ; Vice-President, R. T. Gray ; Secretary, 
Williams, R. C. ; Treasurer, Coster; Historian, Rasmussen. 



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All of this was done in the open and many of us were disappointed at 
there being so much quiet. Sophs were prowling around but not a single attack 
was made. However, in a few days we were called to "number four" and it was 
there that the terrible regime of "Bob" White began. To tell of the many hard- 
ships we wc^e compelled to suffer as helpless "rats," conquered by the dominating 
spirit of the Sophs, would be to rehearse the oft' told story which is so vivid in 
the minds of us all. But in course of time we became accustomed to our new sur- 
roundings, and, in observance of the respect due the dignified (?) Sophomores, 
we spent the remainder of the session in peace, the kind that confronts all "rats" 
at a military school. 

During June week we elected the following officers for the next year : Presi- 
dent, Worch ; Vice-President, Hoff'ecker ; Secretary, Williams. R. C. ; Treasurer, 
Williams, E. P. ; Historian, Rasmussen ; Sergeant-at-Arms, Coster. 

With the summer vacation as one happy memory, we assembled in September 
to continue our course in the role of Sophomores, or as some one has sagely said, 
"the age of the wise fool." In this state of mental distortion we played the game 
on the "rats" as taught us the previous year by our kind friends, the Juniors, 
(adding, however, a few artistic touches of President Worch and Hoffecker), and 
feeling the dignity of our position, we considered ourselves fully competent to 
assume the responsibility of teaching that unsophisticated and unorganized band 
of "children" a few respects due their seniors. 

The annual Freshman rules were read, rat meetings were held, gauntlets run. 
and the big inter-building broom fisht was held, the "New Building" men being 
swept oft' the field except for "Bill" Grace, who won the battle. 

Manv strange things happened around college this year. The State Grange 
display removed itself from the Experiment Station to the College Campus. 
The Profs' gates succeeded in their long desire to change places wdth the big 
farm gates at the Experiment Station. The skeletons that for so many years 
had been peacefully at rest in Science Hall sneaked out on the Campus and 
haunted the O. C. who gave the poor Sophs so many chases. However, we 
did not get off with all our pranks. The old adage that "every pearl has its 
price" was surely true in our case. Well do we remember the night that the 
O. C. caught us holding a "Rat meeting," and all were reported. Well do we 
remember the seven weeks spent under "close arrest," social life being expatriated, 
with only the luscious ( ?) college bill-of-fare, and an occasional visit of our dear 
( ?) friend Johnnv Upham, to cheer us. All because we were caught administer- 
ing "justice" to that wild country "rat" who was so timid as to skip a meeting 
that was planned especially for him. 

The final examinations were soon posted and with those terrible ordeals over 
we elected the following offfcers for our Junior year: President, Hoffecker; 

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A'ice-President, Truitt ; Secretary, Williams, R. C. ; Treasurer, Williams, E. P. ; 
Historian, Rasmiissen : Sergeant-at-Arms, Gray, R. T., and said a hearty fare- 
well to old M. A. C. departing- for our homes to spend a summer of jollification. 

The fall of nineteen-twelve finds us again back to college, as Juniors, with 
renewed determination to pass our coming examinations. We had long since 
shaken ofif the many freshmanic and sophomoric delusions and follies ami were 
basking in the warmth of an enviable sphere which had not been reached by a 
single bound. Our class had greatly decreased in numbers, having lost Ager, 
Bean. Chaney, Crew. Donn, Grififin, Hamilton, Harris, Hook, Jefif, Lyons, Mon- 
tell. Proctor, Roe, West, and Worch. Ager, Bean, Harris and Roe returned 
to their homes to enter business with their respective parents. Chaney left us 
all in a fog. We don't know where he is. Crew% Griffin, Lyons and Worch went 
hom.e — it is reported — to get married. Donn went to a ranch in Texas. Our 
old friend Hamilton was released from his arrest to receive treatment for rheu- 
matism. The last reports were that he was no better. Hook left us to obev the 
call of the girls and went to Western ^Maryland College, and. like our friend 
Jeff at Delaware College, has made good at athletics. Montell changed his 
course and thereby dropped back a year. Proctor entered Princeton and is 
making a most successful student. West, after missing a year, returned to col- 
lege and entered the class of 191 5. 

In spite of all our handicaps our class was prominent in every branch of 
college life. In athletics Hoffecker was Captain of the football team, "Pete" 
Lednum Captain of baseball team, Johnson Captain and manager of the track 
team, while every man in the class afifiliated himself with some branch of sport. 
Johnnie Gray won all the oratorical contests of the year. The "non-comp" 
medal was captured by our class and we had the champion class ball team of 
the year, but it was in the circle of social life that we "shone" so brightly. 
Every man of the nineteen-f our teen class is an ardent "fusser." Whv even 
Ford boasts of a certain little "Instructor" of his on the "Sho"," and as to Ras. 
"Fse got a deuce of a drag with the man what's de President of this yer Institu- 
tion." It is in the ball room particularly that we are of the stellar type, and our 
Promenade was one of the biggest state social functions of the season, although 
there was such a severe rain storm during the "Prom" that Governor and Mrs. 
Goldsborough and others prominent in the receiving line were unable to be present. 

It was during this year that the calamitous fire swept old M. A. C. and took 
from us our historic barracks, the story of whicli has oft' been told, but we came 
to the front as men, and did all in our power to lay the foundation for the de- 
velopment of a greater AI. A. C. 

After passing our final examinations and enjoying the class German and June 
ball, all departed for home with the usual dignity of a Senior. 

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it will suffice here to mention just a few happenings around College. The reali- 
zation of our athletic dreams came in the defeat of St. John's College at foot- 
ball and we gained the undisputed State championship and our team was not scored 
on by any other State eleven. 

We also witnessed with much favor the change from military to student 
government, the success of which has been marvelous. We also witnessed with 
great interest the advent of fraternities. 

It is needless to say that we have enjoyed the extra liberties and privileges 
granted us, and 1914 has indeed been gay in society and active in class matters. 
Spring, with drills and hard work, came earlier than usual, but Saturdays were 
usually filled with ball games, and, strange as it seems now, how rapidly came 
our last examinations and Senior Class Finals. 

The session has passed pleasantly and without many events of unusual charac- 
ter, and, now that we have given up our work as students, it is with no small 
feeling of regret that we bid our classmates good-bye and depart for fields of 
labor. 

In conclusion, I will say we have the greatest possible respect and admiration 
for our teachers, and deeply appreciate the untiring efforts they have made to 
guide us in our work. 

The history of the class of 1914 is ended, and we must say farewell. How 
faithfully shall we cherish the remembrance of our college and our class ! The 
last hour has struck, and with undying love for our Alma Mater, with steadfast 
loyalty to one another, with hearts bent on high things, we go forth, and God 
speed. 

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(To the Tune of "Dear Old Girl.") 

Here's to our dear old Fourteen, 

Soon to sail upon life's stream, 

Our hearts shall always, always turn to thee ! 

Be the sailing rough or smooth, 

We shall ne'er forget our youth, 

And our class of fourteen winners aim to be, 

Do away with ifs and doubts, 

Onward ! Upward ! be our shouts. 

Ever bear the happy tidings of good will. 

Never falter in the pace. 

Always foremost in the race. 

Inspired by M. A. C. upon the hill. 

Chorus. 

Old Fourteen, 
We do love thee so dearly. 

Old Fourteen, 
W'e'x'e all st:;ocI by thee yearly. 

Whatever may be our calling, we will always think of thee. 
Thought of years is not appalling to the class of Old Fourteen. 

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C. M. Bright Stevensville, ]\Id. 

Agriculture. 

Charles J\I. Bright, ahas "Buck," hails from 
the Garden Spot of the World — Eastern Sho' 
of jMaryland. Upon coming here " Buck " 
entered the sub-freshman class, but afterward 
decided to take up Agriculture, and joined our 
rank and file. 

Do not let this picture mislead you to think 
that he is a hater of the fair sex, for he is 
quite popular around Hyattsville. 

By the way. Buck has a soft spot in his 
heart for Baltimore, all his spare moments 
being spent in either writing to or reading let- 
ters from there. He claims that they are busi- 
ness affairs, but we are from Missouri. 

After leaving M. A. C, he expects to settle 
down to farming. Good luck to you, old man. 



K. C. Cole Port Chester, X. Y. 

Agriculture. 

If you haAC chanced to spy a broad smile 
under the shade of a Pea-Cutting hat roaming 
about between College and the postoffice, you 
have seen the only original " Casey." 

Cole has some drag with the Profs when it 
comes to taking trips for the purpose of test- 
ing milk, so he tells our friend, " Tommy," at 
the U. S. Soldiers' Home. " Don't tefl the 
other fellows I told you, because they will kid 
nie about it." But Tomni}- keeps a secret like 
a woman. 

Along athletic lines. Cole has been a tower 
of strength to the basket-ball team during his 
two years' stay at College, and has also taken 
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Tolly — " Is that the way they do in Har- 
ford, George?"' 

George — " No, sir, we do it this way . . ." 
After the fire George found refuge in the 
Park and he immediately began to study the 
geography of Washington. George also found 
the young ladies of the Park to be very inter- 
esting. He has a very warm spot in his heart 
for military, but when the young ladies come 
from a distance to see him drill he gets 
excused and sits by the window in Tolly's 
room and watches them straining their eyes 
looking for him. He is some agronomist, and, 
judging from what he says, he is going to 
show us what real farming is, and he has best 
wishes from all of us. 





L. R. Drake Royal Oak, Md. 

Agriculture. 

Leigh Russel Drake was born in Hooks- 
town. Pa., on December 7th. 1894, and roamed 
over the country until he struck salt water at 
Royal Oak, Aid., about three years ago, when, 
true to his name, he became anchored. He 
entered the M. A. C. as a freshman in the engi- 
r.eering course, but soon found out he was 
pursuing the wrong course and finally decided 
to become a member of our class. 

He is very fond of eats, as any one who 
carelessly left them on the back porch can 
testify. Furthermore, he loves the rats so 
well that we came near losing his presence in 
class while he was endea\'oring to bring one 
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F. DuNNiNGTON Washington, D. C. 

Horticulture. 

This saintly visage here exposed to view is 
the exchisive property of Frank Dunnington, 
known to all of us as "Dunny." Is he not hand- 
some? Yes, he is not. It is remarkable how 
a good start will help a fellow along. The 
girls gave him the start, and now " Commy " 
and " Doc '' Monroe are kept busy trying to 
stop him. 

In the military department Frank is the 
shining light of " C " Company, and has been 
e^■erything from a private to a first lieutenant. 

Dunny has not decided what he will do 
v. hen he leaves his Alma Mater, but we are 
sure that whatever line of business he may 
select he will make good and hold up the repu- 
tation of old M. A. C. Luck to vou, " Dunnv 
Bov." 



C. B. Hoffman Hagerstown, Md. 

Horticulture. 

It gives me great pleasure to introduce to 
you, ladies and gentlemen, Calvin Beard Hofif- 
man, the famous sleeper. He was born May 
5th, 1894, passed into a comatose condition 
and has only once been aroused from it. In a 
memorable night last year he gave offense to 
a bunch of Riverdale " bums." He imme- 
diately broke all records for the hundred, two- 
twenty, eight-eighty and home run. 

He came to M. A. C. from Hagerstown High 
School in 1912 and entered the two-year course 
in horticulture. He was stationed in " Old 
Barracks," where he soon pummeled his way 
to fame as champion heavyweight boxer 
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Somebody asked, " Is that man with the 
society mustache a farmer?'' Answer, "Why, 
of course not : that's Johnston, the man who 
saved the M. A. C. lacrosse team from defeat 
many times in the spring- of 1913." Johnnie 
was fresh from the city when he arrived here, 
and it has about worn out the professors in 
some of the departments trying to drill simple 
agriculture into liis cranium, especiallv Pro- 
fessor Taliaferro. " Tolly " likes to ask him 
a question and then say. " I knew you could 
not answer that, but I just wanted you to 
know it. You studied botany, why can't you 
answer that simple question?" 

Nevertheless, Newman is well liked by all 
his classmates, and, in fact, by the whole 
school, and we will miss his charming- conver- 
sation in the years to come. 





T. B. Long Crisfield, Md. 

Agriculture. 

Thomas B. Long, or, better known as 
" T. B.,"' made his appearance" on this planet in 
the summer of '95 in some unknown spot on 
the " Eastern Sho'." Soon he entered the 
public schools of the county, and before many 
>ears journeyed to M. h.. C. He decided to 
take up agriculture, and joined our ranks in 
the fall of 1912. In the summer of 1913 he 
was one of the many victims of " Typhoid." 

By the way, T. B. is some artist, for, on one 
occasion, he showed his ability in drawing 
gasoline engines. When it comes to riding a 
motor-cycle, he is there with bells on, and has 
already ridden 85 miles an hour. 



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AgriciiltJire. 

Stop, look, and see who we have here, one 
of the star players of the gridiron of 1913. He 
dropped into old M. A. C. in the fall of 1911, 
from the well-known county of Carroll. 

\^'hen he first entered the College his inten- 
tion was to take the four-year course in 
agriculture, but by luck, and not his face, he 
ran across one of the fair sex of old Prince 
George's and finally decided that he could not 
Avait to complete the four-year course. 

George is always looking forward to his 
little trips back into the country, which he 
thinks is the garden spot of Maryland. Maus, 
and possibly the little black-eyed maide.n of 
Evansville. expect to return together to his 
father's farm, and there live lives of happiness 
and content. 



A. D. Radeuaugii Bynum, ]ild. 

Ai^riciilfiire. 

" Rady " expected to take a course in chem- 
istry, but as he neared the lal).. where some 
ambiticnis student was making hydrogen sul- 
phide, he suddenl}- decided that a farmer's life 
was the life for him, and went on a hunt for 
" Tolly." 

His presence adorned class rooms and " rat- 
meetings " until May 13th. when, after a verv 
creditable showing at our annual track meet, 
he retired to the Sibley Hospital with his 
appendix. He emerged without that trouble- 
some possession. l)ut wath an unquenchable 
desire for company found only in the " horse 
piddle." 

Although we don't approve of such exten- 
sive correspondence for college students, we 
will excuse " Rady " on account of his suscept- 
ibility to feminine charms, and wish him the 
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Agriciilfiire. 

Upon the arrival of the ^•enerable ]\Ir. Shear- 
man in Colleg-e Park, his kindly smile endeared 
him to the boys, who before long were calling 
him " Pop." Since that time Poj) has daily 
been a conspicuons figure on the Campus, and 
was one of the leading artists of the College 
band until ad;vanced age compelled him to 
retire. After the fire last year, it was rumored 
that Arthur slept so long that he was com- 
pelled to depart without certain articles of 
clothing which are usually worn in polite 
society. He indignantly denied tliis, but 
Dame Rumor will not be still. 




H. B. Shipley College Park, ^Id. 




Agriculture. 

This is our star, " Ship,'' the man who put 
Yi. A. C. on the map, at least, in foot-ball, 
liase-ball and basket-ball. 

" Ship " has spent just a few years with us, 
and during his stay has " tried out " about all 
tlie courses in College, but finally has landed 
in the two-year course, and it really agrees 
with him. 

" Ship " has had the enviable reputation of 
being Captain of three teams one year, and 
this alone shows athletic ability. He is good- 
natured to the extreme, and never has he 
'■ blown his own horn.'' " Ship " has endeared 
himself to the heart of every boy, and when 
he leaves us he will take with him the good 
will of all. 



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Agriculture. 

In September, 1912, v^lien W. Howard 
Skinner, or Sinker, as he is sometimes known, 
left Baltimore for College Park, there was 
great rejoicing. No, not in Baltimore — Col- 
lege Park, you boob. Before continuing, how- 
ever, let it be known that the title Sinker is 
not used because he is lead (led), but rather 
because he is " some heavy." 

Howard has proved himself to be one of the 
leading lights of the class, not only in the class 
room, but also on the campus. It was due to 
his efforts that our class threw off the shackles 
of precedent and withdrew from the Junior 
Class, and, establishing itself as a separate 
organization, with Sinker as its able President. 



L. R. SiiooT Kensington, Md. 

Horticulture. 

No, ladies and gentlemen, this is not the 
missing link, but in its stead the manly visage 
of Smoot, the bab_v of our class. This young 
man drifted into our class in the fall of 1912 
and immediately decided to become one of "Doc" 
Munroe's pests. 

In athletics he is not much, except in the 
dashes to mail box. He has a great head on 
liis shoulders, even though it is of a maroon 
hue. He is now working on some scheme 
such as unbreakable greenhouses, or how to 
get " Commy " bawled up, and we feel sure 
that some day he will be a second Burbank. 
His plan, when he leaves M. A. C, is to im- 
prove his home place, and we feel sure that 
he is capable of fulfilling his plan. Any way, 
here is hoping for a bright and happy future, 
full of joy and bliss. 

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W. C. Stanton Grantsville, Md. 



Agriculture. 

This innocent-lookino- mass of " Clay " 
hailed from Garrett County in the fall of 1911, 
but, beware, William is not so innocent as he 
looks, although he is the smallest '' man "' in 
our class. 

Talk about your drag! Stanton is there 
with the Profs, for he has all the drag his three 
preceding brothers left. 

"Cutie" kept some lady from the mountains 
abundantly supplied with the latest music, but 
since the fire Clay boards in the " Ville,'' where 
he made some hit, and became quite a church 
worker. He says " She Made Me What I Am 
loday." 

William Clay expects to practice productive 
farming in the mountains of Garrett County — 
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H. B. Shipley [ ' ice-President 

G. A. Dan'is • Secretary-Treasurer 

A. D. Raderaugh Historian 

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AST year's Two- Year class claimed the reputation of being- the 
wildest that has enrolled at the M. A. C. within recent years, 
but we, the Two- Year class of nineteen fourteen, have been instru- 
mental in changing the status of the two-year classes with ref- 
erence to the other classes. 

Our class has the honor of beincr the larg^est two-year class 
ever entering the M. A. C. and will graduate a larger proportion 
than any other. The various professors have all found a love 
for special students. 

Dunnington, Bon'iny's infant, is unable to make a valid contract. 
Bright, who has a love for apples, one day found himself in a very 
embarrassing position when "Tolly" began to lecture about the 
missinp; apple. "Pop" Sherman and Johnston cause Tolly to open 
his eyes in amazement when he calls the roll and hears them sav 
"here." Skinner, our able President, has one ambition in life and that is to show- 
Prof. Anspon how to make grafting wax. 

Our class has made a wonderful showing in athletics, having both the pleasure 
and honor of having Shipley, the star athlete, among our number. Shiplev has 
won 12 "M's" and as many Stars, and we all know the College will grcatlv miss 
his presence in the future. Besides Shipley we also have produced 4 lacrosse 
men. 3 football players, i track man, 2 basketball players, and i baseball player. 
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the hattalion known as Company "D." which drills daily in "Tolly's"' class room. 

We nmst not forj^et to mention the trip to Great Falls, \'a., with our Pro- 
fessor of "Seeds and Weeds." to study the flora of that locality, ^^'e all wore 
khaki uniforms, and as the result of some of our foolish pranks we were in- 
formed that we might be on the g-overnment pay roll but that we were not 
gentlemen. We all got home without being arrested, however, and have several 
specimens by which to remember the dav. 

We also took the annual trip to Laurel for the stock judging contest which is 
a notable event. We usually carry back our share of the spoils, this having 
amounted to $45 in two years. Professor Kinzy gave us some practical instruc- 
tion in judging "chickens" while there. Our fellows have found, while on these 
trips, that it is well to keep one eye skinned for "Mulligan." 

We have had some great experiences while on testing trips and we nearly all 
know "Tommy" at the U. S. Soldier's Home. Pop struck hard luck, however, 
when he got near a girl's school during the Christmas holidays. A great deal 
of practical knowledge has been gained by the students while on these trips and 
we heartily endorse them, especially for citv men. 

To dig up Greek and Latin roots, 
We do not come to college, 
P)Ut of the earth and a.'l her fruits. 
To get a store of knowledge. 

C)ur thoughts to beef do mostly turn. 
To cabbage and tomatoes ; 
We want the cheapest way to learn 
Of raising big potatoes. 

And when we've found out how to grow 
The rich and luscious ])umpkins. 
We'll take our sheep-skins home with us 
And shine among the bumpkins. 

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T. B. Ma.son [ 'ice-President 

N. S. Stabler Secretary-Treasurer 

C. T. Ambrose Historian 



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Caldwell, J. S. 
Gilpin, D. 

Jarrell, W. E. 
Mallery, J. P. 
Sauber, H, 

Stabler, N. S. 
Willls, J. A. 



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Cuthbertson, H. B. 
Hermann, H. 
Lally, M. 
Ad:ASON, T. B. 
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p. N. Peter President 

A. H. Massey J ^ice-President 

F. J. McKenna Secretary 

C. E. Robinson Treasurer 

W. E. Harrison Historian 

H. Knode Sero;eaiif-af-Arms 



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Blundon, J. P. 
Buchwald, C. H. 
bowland, j. e. 
Brown, R. S. 
Carter, A. R. 
Carpenter, O. 
Clark, H. 
cockey, c. t. 
Dale, R. 



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Gibson, A. M. 
Gray, T. D. 
Hall, W. E. 
Hauver, p. a. 
Kelly, W. R. 

KlSLIUK, M. 

Levin, M. 
McCutcheon, R. J. 
Montell, E. W. 



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Pennington, V. P. 
Perkins, W. T. 
Pierson, E. H. 
Roberts, E. M. 
RoHN, M. E. 
Todd, R. N. 
Tull, J. J. 
West, R. P. 
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Tara-to-bix-to-bix-to-bix ! 
Kick-a-bah-bah ! 
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T was the evenino- on which one of those protracted class meetings, 
to which all Juniors are subjected, had been held. The class his- 
torian wended his way wearily homeward. He had a big job 
before him. For the class history he had carefully compiled 
was now to be viewed in another perspective. He realized now, 
as never before, that, whereas he had seen many things dimly 
he saw them now in a new light. Therefore, he resolved that he 
must revise the history of his class. 

Gentle reader, bear with him for a few moments and peruse the 
results of his labor. One of the many things the Junior class has 
considered seriously is the Junior Prom. Around this evemt 
many happy reminiscences center in the days that follow, and 
before the event many 'Tron Men" were worked overtime. There- 
fore, all interest centers upon this social happening and the 
Juniors all aim to be on hand and make the Seniors happy. 

The first preliminary toward the success of this afifair was a series of pro- 
longed class meetings. The President was a very important ])erson at this time, for 
he called the class meetings, and the members all proceeded to smoke him out. 
Gentle reader, please remember that all 'these meetings were held in the Col- 
lege smoking room, otherwise it would be impossible to get the members together. 
No less than ninety and nine meetings were held, and business relating to all mat- 
ters, from who stole the goose that laid tlic class dues to such incomprehensible 
things as the fourth dimension, was considered. The class Treasurer \vas 
appointed Chairman of the Committee to find the goose, dead or alive. The 
fourth dimension was declared to be out of order. Because, since, as our Presi- 
dent said, "Parliamientary Law does not recognize the fourth dimension." We were 
awfullv glad that he did not discover that we did not recognize Mr. Fourth 
Dimension. 

Other Committees were appointed to look after various activities in connec- 
tion with the Junior Prom, and these will here be commended for their good 
work. These committees were instructed to report one week before the ^date 
of the Prom. It might here be remarked that the date had not yet been decided 
upon. But this did not hinder the enthusiasm of the various committees, and 
they proceeded to get busy. 

In the interim before the final class meeting much history was made. The 
class became divided. There was the Pre-Lent party and the Post-Lent party. 
After much political contention the Pre-Lent party was successful and Feb- 

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niarv 20th was set as the date for the Prom. The disappointed members pre- 
dicted cold and wintry weather for the night of the 20th. Their opponents 
claimed the cold made no difference. At any rate the North wind continued to 
blow and one week before the fatal day it was as cold as ever. 

The following day the bulletin boards announced that the final class meeting 
before the Junior Prom was to be held on the afternoon of the same day, instead 
of in the evening as usual. There was no excuse for the change except that the 
Class President, the Secretary and the Treasurer were called away on "busi- 
ness" (girls) for that evening. 

Well, we had the meeting, and as nearly as the Historian can record, one 
which was somewhat in this order. 

The President led ofT with a first class hit with his gavel, and silence reigned 
supremic. Not a sound was to be heard save the President's voice, which broke 
forth in this manner, "Fellows, come to order, the class of 1915 is ready for 
business and the Secretary will please call the roll." This personage arose and 
called the roll as if it were a huge joke. Then he read the minutes, while the 
President's gavel worked overtime trying to get the members under control. It 
was to be wondered at times whether or not he was trying to outdo the Secre- 
tary at making noise. When the Secretary finished calling the class roll, and few 
of the members knew he had, the President immediately stopped imitating the 
village blacksmith and laid his gavel down to rest for just a few seconds, while 
he asked, "Are there any corrections or objections? If not, the minutes of the 
last meeting will now be read." Our Secretarv again arose and proceeded forth- 
with to read in a bored manner. When he finished, the President again said, 
"Are there any corrections or objections? If not, the minutes stand approved 
as read." 

After this, old business was in order, and the reports of the various committees 
were forthcoming. The President made an announcement to that efifect. After 
some minutes of silence a young man, Chairman of the Committee to find the 
Goose, arose and upon being recognized by the chair began as follows : "Mr. 
President, and Gentlemen, as Treasurer of this class, I would like to preface 
my remarks with a few facts which bear directly upon the history of the goose 
in question. Ever since the very beginning of our class, we have been famous 
for our conservative principles (applause). In our Freshman year we ever held 
before us the idea that some day we should have first share in the honors which 
M. A. C. would bestow upon her alumni (applause). Therefore, we early proceeded 
to formulate a number of plans whereby we might have one or more nest eggs for 
the goose that lays the class dues. In our Sophomore year the goose upon which 
we had placed so much dependence was driven from her nest by a calamitous 
fire. Prior to that event, gentlemen, you all know how valiantly she worked for 
us, and how much worry she saved us. Since that time we have had to worry 
with investments and rely upon the usury our sheckels would pour into our 

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class treasury. Since that time we have hoped she would some day return. But, 
we looked in vain. Summer came, then the Junior year burst upon us, and winter 
in all his glory and still not a sign of Madam Goose. 

"The Junior Prom was beginning to be discerned upon the distant horizon and 
our finances were still low. As you all know, gentlemen, I asked you, many 
times, 'what is wrong with the goose?' (Laughter.) But no one seemed to 
know. It was at this stage that the committee, of which the speaker was Chair- 
man, was appointed to look into the matter of finding what could be done to per- 
suade the goose to return to us. 

"Mr. President, I am now coming to the point. This is what we did. A 
certain gentleman, Cockey by name, who, as you all know and as his name im- 
plies, knows considerable about fowls of all kinds, particularly 'chickens,' was 
consulted. Now, Mr. Cockey is chairman of the program committee and the 
plan he recommended for capturing the golden fruit he outlined as follows: 
'Gentlemen,' said he, T have a little plan, a formula as it were, which I know 
should work in all kinds of weather and under the most adverse circumstances. 
T know I should have it patented but I have decided to let you all have the 
benefit of my discovery.' Whereupon he held up one of the prettiest little books 
we had ever seen. He opened it and upon looking closer we discovered that it was 
a Junior Prom program. Still we did not understand. Then he explained : 'Gen- 
tlemen,' said he, 'how many of you want to be present at the Junior Prom ^' Where- 
upon every man stood up. 'Then let every man deposit his share of the golden fruit, 
which has been scarce since our class goose left her nest, into the nest along with 
our already big egg, and we wlill not need to hunt further for the contrary old 
goose.' 

"Mr. President, this is the plan, with a few alterations, which the committee 
presents to the class, and I would conclude my remarks by asking that the com- 
mittee be discharged as soon as the report is voted upon." 

The President thereupon, after a motion had been duly made and seconded, 
called for a vote which adopted the report of the committee, and by another vote 
the President was authorized to discharge the committee with a vote of thanks. 

Then the reports of the other committees came in their regular order. All 
reported a favorable amount of progress and those whose work was completed 
were discharged. Upon motion the class adjourned to meet the first night after 
the Junior Prom and then report upon the success of their various endeavors. 

In the meantime it was wonderful how well the plan adopted by the class for 
collecting the golden fruit succeeded. The eagles came flying in, and the class 
Treasurer wore once more his angelic smile. The migration of the eagles also 
caused the Juniors to fly about in a very hurried manner. The college auditorium 
was decorated. Forest trees were placed in its interior while varied colored 
lights blazed forth from their branches. Cedar festoons became the order of decora- 

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tion in the dininq- room, and everywhere signs of a wonderful metamorphosi'^ was 
apparent. 

The nio-ht of the big event came. The sky was bhie and studded with stars, 
while under foot the snow gave a warm, soft covering to mother earth. 

The Juniors were on hand early, then came the Seniors and the Juniors received 
them and their friends gladly; the music began; and the event wa> a reality. 
Everybody was happy, the Seniors were delighted, and the Juniors felt amply 
repaid for all the hours of arduous planning the event had made necessary. 
The hours passed very quickly. For suddenly the clock informed everyone that 
it was time to depart. 

The class met the following night. It was like a family reunion. Everybody 
was shaking hands and congratulations were the order of the evening. Many 
motions expressing thanks for services rendered were passed and the meeting 
adjourned in due order. 

The Class Historian after consulting many authorities upon the subject be- 
lieves that the Junior Prom given by the Class of 191 5 was one of the most 
brilliant and successful social events in the annals of M. A. C. 

Three years ago we gathered from various parts of this and other states 
to form the class of 191 5. During that time we have met and associated with 
each other in the class room, the athletic field, on the campus and elsewhere, but 
on February 20th we actually met, as a class, for the first time as a prominent 
social factor during our college lives. Surely, the experiences we have gleaned 
from this event during this brief yet most formative period of our existence we 
shall never forget. 

As a class our three }ears have indeed been strenuous ones. We have faced 
as grave problems as any class, and no class has more bravely m.et their burden 
than our own. If after years when care weighs heavily upon the brow, when 
responsibilities burden, and when duties depress the spirit, life will surely take 
a new start, and ambition will arise to overcome the greatest difficulty as one 
thinks, remembers and says to himself, "Lo! I was a member of the class of 
1915." Even now we are beginning to feel the responsibilitv that falls upon each 
member. We realize that we must play our part in the great game of furthering 
civilization if we are to uphold the reputation of M. A. C. 

Many times at the close of day, burdened with lessons and tasks and duties 
yet imdone, we Juniors perhaps have looked out from the windows of our little 
rooms in the old historic barracks toward the lakes and watched a few wandering 
tramps lig'ht their evening fires, and smoke their pipes in peace and freedom and 
contentment, and we must sometimes have wondered if, between the two classes, 
they and us, they had not, after all, really made the wiser choice. 

But we must always remember, they are but parasites upon a busv, striving- 
civilization, and the world has not been bettered one whit, nor lifted one degree 

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by their existence. No matter how valiant or brilHant the hfe, civiHzation 
refuses to recognize any one whose existence has not contributed to the progress 
of humanity. 

Formerly, the traveler in France would visit the tomb of Napoleon and bare 
his head in holy homage, as all Europe once did. Today civilization is beginning 
to consider this man as having spent a most noble and gallant life in merely hav- 
ing sent to a premature grave millions upon millions of men, women and children 
and having plunged France into an enormous war debt from which she has as 
yet never fully recovered. 

The traveler today as he stands before the great tomb, as he sees parade before 
his mind's eye the career of that greatest of soldiers, murmurs with Ingersoll, 
"I saw him at Toulon in all his glory. I saw him walking the banks of the 
Seine contemplating suicide. I saw him cross the Alps and mingle the eagles 
of France with the eagles of the crags. I saw him at Ulm, at Marengo, and at 
Austerlitz. I saw him at Leipsic in defeat and disaster driven by a million 
bayonets back upon Paris — clutched like a wild beast' — banished to Elbe. I 
saw him escape and retake an Empire by the force of his genius. I saw him 
again upon the frightful fields of Waterloo, where Fate and Chance combined 
to wreck the fortunes of their former king. I saw him at St. Helena, with his 
arms behind him, gazing out upon that sad and solemn sea. 

"I thought of the widows and the orphans he had made, of the tears that had 
been shed for his glory, of the only woman he had ever loved pushed from his 
heart by the cold hand of his ambition, and I said, T would rather have been a 
poor French peasant, sitting in my hut, with the vines growing over my door, 
and the grapes growing purple in the kisses of the autumn sun, and have my 
children upon my knees, with their arm;S around me. I say I would rather 
have been that poor French peasant, and gone down into the tongueless silence 
of the dreamless dust than to have been known as that imperial impersonation of 
force nad murder, 'Napoleon the Great.' " 

The Juniors alreadv realize that the world today needs builders, not destroyers. 
We realize that mjore men like Washington are needed to help make this country 
of ours a place where each may expect to really have an existence defined by 
the words, "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness." We realize that men 
like Lincoln are needed to break the shackles of vice which are making slaves 
of millions of our fellows. We realize that it matters not whether we shall be 
lowly of station or famous, so long as our duty be clearly met. 

Then, we, the members of the Junior Class, will be proud of M. A. C, and 
each one be glad that he is able to say to himself, "Lo! I w-as a member of the 
class of Nineteen Fifteen." 

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Grccii and Cold. Labor omnia lincit. 

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Kenneth T. Knode President 

Seymour W. Ruff Vice-President 

J. Albert Reisinger Secretary-Treasurer 

Roy C. Towles Historian 

Whitney J. Attciieson Sergcant-at-Arms 



Baines, R. S. 
Balkam, H. H. 
Bopst, L. E. 
Bowling, J- D- 
Bradley, J. 

brockwell, ^^^ a. 

l^URLINGAME, L. 
f:»AY, S. C. 

Donnett, J. 

DoLBMAN, R. E. 

Eddy, A. 
Erdman, L. W. 
Edleman, L. E. 

EORD. B. 



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Gates, H. B. 
Crace, K. 
Cray, G. B. 
Griffin, S. E. 

HlNDMAN, E. R. 

Johnson 
Keefauver, L. 
Knatz, E. G. 
Krauk, R. G. 
Lodge, E. G. 
McHenry, R. 
AFcLean, W. 
Morris, P. I-I. 



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Not a thread but's wool ! 
Altogether ! Altogether ! 
That's the way we pull ! 
Sixteen ! Sixteen ! Sixteen ! ! 



Sando, C. E. 
Segar, R. B. 
Sharp, G. B. 
Smith, H. 
Smith, K. E. 
Spiro, p. 
Steinmetz, E. 
Sterling, J- C. 
Sunstone, J. 
Taylor, E. A. 
Tayman, G. S. 
\\'hite, R. 

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^53^ RECEDEXT has ruled that tlie Sophomore Class is the one whose 
actions are followed by the student body with a keen interest of 
anticipation. 

Upon this class has fallen the burden of training", coaching and 

entertaining- that often apparently insignificant but really most 

essential student — the "rat." To the man of average intelligence 

this statement, that the "rat"' is an important element, may seem 

rather broad. Nevertheless, all things are possible, and, knowing 

this, one must try to conceive the inconceivable and believe that 

this unsophisticated monstrosity will some day actually become a 

Sophomore. So, since the environment of a cliild bespeaks its 

after life, it is clearly seen that upon the ability of the Class to 

discharge this particular duty depends a large share of the success 

of the college. 

Do you recall, fellows, how you have dealt with the "rat" ])hase of }our 

work? When this page shall appear before you your days as Sophomores shall 

have been numbered, and, "lest ye forget," a scanning of these lines will recall 

to vou that during the session of I9i3-'i4 a larger percentage of new students 

became satisfied and remained \vithin the portals of the old college than had 

been recorded for many years back. Such a record is well worth the effort 

exerted. 

Anotlier remarkable feat accomplished was brought to your attention when 
the members of the football team assembled at the last Christmas German to 
receive their letters. Seven of these stalwart sons of Maryland had previously 
cast their lots with the Class of 'Sixteen. And no meagre team was it, either, 
but one which had for the first time in seven lean, hungry years brought home 
to swell the pride of its Alma Mater the highest honor for which she could ask — 
the Championship Banner of her State. \M'iat more would you have? 

To enumerate your worthy actions and your Worthy deeds w^ould be the work 
of a volume, and your editor has given you but a page. Therefore, ihe\e being 
'but limited space, these two little achievements have been singled out and are 
here recorded, so that in future days you may read and know that your 
days as "Sophs" were not idle. For be assured, Classmates, that the history of 
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years wlien, having- clasped }-our brothers' hands in parting- and reverently asked 
God to bless each one, you have gone forth from your Alma Mater and separated 
one from the other, "each to pursue his life's vocation." Then, when you have 
assumed your grim duties in the fighting of life's battles, when Time has left 
his silverv streaks upon your fast thinning hair, and when, perhaps, some dear 
ones from our clan have passed beyond the reach of your fraternal grasp — 
then, if ^•ou perchance turn here and read, and one little ray of sunshine gleams 
forth to brighten a lonely hour, then, your historian will feel his work well done. 

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The monarch on his throne surveys 
The kingdoms of his power — 

The sophomore with rod of iron 
Rules o'er the freshman bower. 

Oh, yes, he rules the little "fresh" 

In monarch fashion true ; 
Nor is this ail the wary Soph 

Can show you how to do. 

He packed and sent the cannon ball 

To Commy's private home. 
And led a bull into the "lab" 

And left him there to roam. 

He swung old Commy's pantaloons 

Upon the flag pole high. 
And then to pass the time he swiped 

The apples from old Sy. 

To watch him work you'd think that he 
With ease could steal away 

The jewels from an Idol's crown 
Or change the night to day. 

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Rainbow socks and foothigh collar, 

Ties tliat oiig"1it to raise a holler. 
Creases yet untouched on pants, 

I'reshie sure, with but a glance. 

Down the pike in all his splendor. 

Comes this RAT, so young, so tender. 

IMeat for all men higher up, 
Anxious all to "eat the pnp." 

Hark! A voice! "Oh, Rat, come here!" 
('Tho not the season, turkey's near.) 

"Now, boy, bencl over!" "Tis my behest." 
Sad memories — omit the rest. 

— Von. 

3lt*a gr^at tn b^ iFanttrb— tn l|nt mpatl)fr 

Why do they want my scalp and skin, 

And use me like a bat. 
And show me I'm not of their kin, 

And call me little rat? 

Revenged I'll be and vengeance sweet 
I'll take — be sure of that. 

I'll plan a method sure and neat. 
For NEXT YEAR'S little rat. 

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Motto : 
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J. W. Mann President 

C. F. HuNTEMANN Vice-President 

A. V. Williams Secretary-Treasurer 

H. Freundlich Historian 

J. N. Brooks Sergeant-at-Arms 



Arnold, T. G. 
Bacon, C. H. 
Barrett, N. W. 
Barrett, Wm. D. 
Bromley, J. A. 
Brooks, J. N. 
Burgess, C. 
Burritt, L. 
Childs, L. M. 
Chisolm, J. J. 

COGGINS, I. 
COHN, F. L. 
Dearstyne, R. S. 
Derrick, H. B. 
Deuterman, W. 
Dixon, M. A. 
Donovan, C. G. 

DUBEL, B. 

Emory, F. 
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Fristoe, H. W. 
Freundlich, H. 
FucHS, C. H. 
Gemeny, W. a. 
Gilpin, W. F. 
Gray, W. D. 
Howard, D. J. 
FIuntemann, C. F. 

IlGEN FRITZ, C. W. 
TUENEMANN, J. G. 
KiRKLEY, S. S. 

Kishpaugh, W. M. 

KOHN, W. S. 

Larsen, C. L. 
Langsdale, S. H. 
London, O. 
Mann, J. W. 
Medinger, a. C. 
Mess, R. W. 
Miller, W. L. 



Montgomery, T. 
Morgon, M. a. 
Moraes, J. 
Nash, T. M. 
Peacock, W. 
Rockwell, A. L. 
Rockwell, W. R. 
Routh, J. P. 
Sellman, a. H. 
Senart, B. F. 
Shoemaker, H. R. 
Sturgis, G. M. 
Taliaferro, J. E. 
Tarrutton, C. C. 
Thomsen, F. L. 
Vo'N Preissig, M. J. 
Wallace, S. C. 
Watson, R. D. 
M^inant, H. D. 
Williams, A. V. 



We are, we are, we are, we a'-e, the Freshman Class, 
We are, we are, we are, we a^'e, the Freshman Class, 

And when we get to heaven 

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N the fall of 1913, there was enrolled the largest Freshman Class 
that M. A. C. has ever known. At the first roll call, more than 
sixty men answered to their names, 

"Oozy" Huntemann had the time of his life endeavoring to 
explain to that bunch of boneheads that if they did not create less 
disorder in the class room a terrible master in the guise of a Prof, 
would give them no end of trouble. 

To go back for a moment, in the latter part of May, 1913, the 
acting president of the Sub-Freshman Class called a meeting in the 
College Auditorium to elect officers for the following year. The 
President of our Class having left College, we were very for- 
tunate in having "Bob" White, President of the Class of 1913, to 
preside over the meeting. When all business was transacted, 
Bob gave us some very good advice, which, no doubt, has proven 
to be a help to the old boys who are now in the Freshman Class. 

From the beginning of our Freshman year until the middle of November, we 
were not bothered to any great extent by the "Sophs." The "Rats" were 
scattered in the towns around the College and it was a very hard matter to get 
all of them together, in order to hold a party for their benefit. On Saturday 
night, however, the "Sophs" decided to hold their first Rat Meeting. Invitations 
were sent to all the new boys and it was surprising to see the large number of 
men who attended this meeting. The first thing on the programme was the running 
of the gauntlet, and this afforded the "Sophs" a great deal of pleasure. 

Thanksgiving, not being far distant, was suggestive of turkey, so the old boys 
decided to get their first real taste of this bird while they had the opportunity. 
For a short time (but painful to the RATS) feathers flew, and at the termination 
of this slaughter the scene presented quite a resemblance to the preparation for 
a good old-fashioned Thanksgiving dinner. 

In the midst of the evening's pleasure (for the "Sophs"), the entertainment 
came to an abrupt ending by the appearance of our distinguished fellow student, 
"Madam" David L. Quinn. Cadet Quinn's close resemblance to His Imperial 
Majesty, Thomas H. was the cause of the confusion. Some watchful sentinel, 
mistaking the aforesaid cadet through this close resemblance, spread the alarm, 
and in less than ten seconds every participant of this meeting was conspicuous 
by his absence. Since then, everything has been quiet along the Rubicon. 

Due to the fact that the Class of 1917 has been strengthened by the matricula- 
tion of a number of High School graduates, it is especially prepared to assume 
the responsibilities concomitant with its position in such a manner as we hope will 
reflect credit upon the Class and conduce to the honor and glory of M. A. C. 

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J. T. Clark [ ^ice-Prcsidcnt 

C. G. James Secretary 

W. J. Sando Treasurer 

P. E. Clark Serjeant-at-Arms 



Ballard, R. K. 
Beall, Jr., S. W. 
Boone, A. W. 
Brandt, Jr., J. H. 
Clark, J. T. 
Clark, P. E. 
DiETERICH, Jr., J. F. 
Doing, Jr., W. P. 

EzEKIEL, M. J. 

Haig, F. M. 
Hart, DeW. 

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James, C. G. 
Larsen, C. L. 
Mar KEY, H. E. 

Mills, J. E. 
Posey, W. B. 
Posey, K. C. 
Pyle, C. T. 
Pywell, E. E. 
QuiNN, D. K. 
Rook, T. E. 
Sando, W. J. 
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CUNHA, C. 

Chisolm, R. D. 
Daniels, M. B. 
Dickenson, H. jNI. 
Donaldson, E. E. 
Ettiene, a. D. 
Latimer, I. AI. 
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Porter, G. C. 
Rust, A. D. 

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Sheppard, D. H. 
Siegert, Jr., L. L. 
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S early as 1862 the United States government realized the necessity 
of supplementing its standing army by a system of trained citi::en 
soldiery. Accordingly, the famous Morrill Act was passed, which 
extended financial aid from the federal government to those edu- 
cational institutions that should include agriculture, science, the 
mechanic arts, and military science in the curriculum. 

The military department at the M. A. C. was organized pri- 
marily with the idea of answering these requirements. The pri- 
mary object of this military instruction is to so train the students 
while at college in the "Art of warfare" that, should occasion arise, 
they will be able to enter the volunteer service of their country as 
ofificers. Should the United States be drawn into a great foreign 
war it is certain that the services of these students would be 
needed in the field. The regular army and such purely military 
institutions as West Point could not furnish nearly as many trained men as 
would be needed for officers, and it will devolve upon the graduates of such 
land-grant colleges as the M. A. C. to act as officers. 

This advantage to the country in time of war is not the only advantage of 
the military department. The profit to the individual student is equally as great. 
There is, of course, a little time taken from other studies by the military work, 
but this loss is far more than offset by the training the cadet receives. In the 
first ])lacc, military drill develops a free, erect, graceful carriage of the body. 
It develops the whole body in exact proportion, and insures that symmetry of 
body so much to be desired. Furtliermore, the drill takes the cadet out in the 
open air for an hour of brisk exercise each day, thereby breaking the monotony 
of class room work. 

The second great benefit of the military work to the individual cadet is to train 
him to be subordinate to legitimiate authority. This phase of the military is to be 
fountl advantageous in still another aspect. This is that it trains the officer to 
command, and gives him the ease of bearing and self-assurance so necessary in 
after life. The third aid imparted to the individual by military instruction is 
that he is, after graduation, in a position to enter the regular armv as a second 
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The status of the military department at the M. A. C. has been very greatly 
changed in the past two years. Prior to the fire of November, 1912, the dis- 
cipline at M. A. C. was exclusively under the direction of the military depart- 
ment. Rigid discipline was maintained in the barracks at all times, and the cadet 
uniform was required to be worn continuously. When the barracks were de- 
stroyed the old regime necessarily had to be modified. The discipline was 
changed to student government, and the military functions were exercised only 
during drill hour. 

The greatest blow sustained by the military department on account of the 
fire was the loss of the indoor rifle range and a place where the battalion might 
be drilled during inclement weather. During the past year, on bad days it was 
necessary either to suspend drill altogether or else merely to give the officers 
theoretical instruction. 

In spite of this handicap, however, remarkable progress has been made during 
the year. At the beginning of the school session the new men caught on to 
the elementary drills with remarkable rapidity. Within an unusually short period 
the cadets had l^ecome proficient in the school of the soldier of the sciuad, and the 
company. And very soon they understood the battalion movements and were 
able to perform the ceremonies with absolute accuracy. Extended order was next 
taken up and it, too, was soon mastered. This rapid progress was due to the 
activity of the officers and to the close supervision of Major J. A. Dapray, who 
was detailed during January, 1913, by the War Department as professor of 
military science and tactics. 

It is a debatable question whether the lessening of the work of the military 
department has been of advantage to the college and to the students, or whether 
the removal of strict military discipline has been detrimental to them. Which 
ever this mav be, the removal of strict discipline has accomplished one very 
important result. This result has been to make the military department more 
popular with the students. They no longer look upon the military department 
as the source of all their ills as was the case under the old regime. And this has 
no doubt had a great deal to do with the rapid progress of the work during the 
past year. 




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R. C. Williams Cadet Major 

J. W. Green Lieutenant- Adjutant 

H. S. Ford Lieut enant-Q uarter master 

H. U. Deeley Principal Musician 

R. Dale Serjeant-Major 

C. E. Robinson Color-Scrgeant 

VV. Peacock Drum Major 

H. Freundlich Chief Trumpeter 



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Washington, D.C. 

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THE COLOR GUARD 




Miss Blanche S. Patterson 

College Park, Md. 
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Lieutenant-Adjutant J. W. GREEN 

WESTOVER, MD. 






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W. Peacock Drum Major 

H. U. Deeley Sergeant 

P. A. Hauver Corporal 

C. H. BucHvvALD Corporal 

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Brown ^olo Cornet 

Clark, P. E First Cornet 

Fatt Second Cornet 

Hunt Second Cornet 

Deeley Solo Clarionet 

Wilson, L. C E Flat Clarionet 

Posey First Clarionet 

FucHs Second Clarionet 

Walker Second Clarionet 

Sterling Third Clarionet 

Roberts First Trombone 

Donnett Second Trombone 

GuMMER Third Trombone 

Eddy Baritone 

Arnold . . . Bass 

Montgomery Bass 

Tarbutton E Flat Bass 

Rasmussen First Alto 

Ford, B. A Second Alto 

Morgan Third Alto 

Kelly Bass Drum 

Sellman Cymbals 

BucHWALD Snare Drum 

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Frederick, Md. 

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W. T. Fletcher Fir^f Lieutenant 

]. B. Coster Second Lieutenant 

E. W. Montell Pirst Sergeant 

P. N. Peter Qnarteruiaster Sergeant 

R. J. McCutcheon Sergeant 

C. E. Robinson Sergeant 





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Bowling, J. 


Smith, K. F. 


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Bains 


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Beavers 


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Hungerford 


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Childs 


Krouck 


Stabler 


Chisolm, J. J. 


Jarrell 


Taliaferro 


Chisolm, R. D. 


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Clark, J. 


Latimer 


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L. R. Rogers First Lieutenant 

C. T. CocKEY First Sergeant 

O. G. Carpenter Quartermaster Sergeant 

F. J. McKenna Sergeant 

W. E. Hall Sergeant 

F. W. Wright Sergeant 



E. A. Taylor 
G. B. Gray 



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L. W. Erdman 
G. B. Sharp 



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M. Levin 



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Clark 

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Ezekiel 
Gemeny 
James 

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Sturgis 

Sawyer 



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Brooks 
Burritt 
Calwell 
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Griffin 
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Pyle 
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Smith, J. C. 
Smoot 
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Beall 

Chamberlain 

Daniels 

Gray, D. 

Howard 

Mills 

Porter 

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Miss Beulah E. Shipley 

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A. White First Lieutenant 

J. B. Gray Second Lieutenant 

A. R. Carter First Sergeant 

G. S. Frazer Quartermaster Sergeant 

]. H. Knode Sergeant 

L. R. Pennington Sergeant 



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Corporals. 

Reisinger 
White, R. 



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Bacon 
Balkam 
Ballard 
Bradley 

COHN 

Derrick 

DiETRICK 

Donaldson 

dunnington 

Edleman 

Emory 

Feldman 

Fristoe 

Gates 

Gilpin, D. 



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Gilpin, W. 

Haig 

Herrman 

Hoffeckek 

Hoffman 

Kirkley 

KOHN 

London 

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Mallory 

Mann 

Markey 

Mason 

jNIedingek 

Miller 

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PlERSON 

Posey 

Pywell 

Rockwell 

Sauber 

Schaeffer 

Shoemaker 

Smith, H. 

Spiro 

Stein METz 

Watson 

Welch 

Wilkinson 

Williams, A. V. 



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Wallace 



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N September the eighteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, Coach 
Byrd called for candidates for the football team. At the call a 
squad of thirty eager men marched to the athletic ground under 
their captain, "Countr}" Morris. Here each man was given a 
complete outfit. They dressed rapidly and waited patiently for 
the orders from "Curley." 

At the words "Get out, fellows,"' every man was on his toes 
and the entire squad trotted to the field, each ready to work his 
hardest for M. A. C. and for a position on the team. 

The schedule was perhaps the hardest and longest in the his- 
tory of M. A. C.'s football career. 

It was likewise very important. It consisted of ten games, 
including the State colleges, namely : Johns Hopkins, Western 
INIaryland, St. John's and Washington College. 

Curley had some excellent material and it was a little hard for one coach to 
pick the best eleven. However, Curley lost no time, but rapidly wdiipped two 
strong teams into shape. Every day from four o'clock until dark you could 
hear the boys being drilled in signals. Each man was being coached as much 
as possible. Now and tlien the two teams would line up against each other and 
some hard struggles resulted. Each and every man was trying to out-do his 
opponent in order to gain a regular position. The first string men had to plav 
their best at all times to keep their places. 

After two weeks of steady practice. City College of Baltimore sent over her 
little band of warriors. They w^ere game from start to finish, but lost, 27-0. Our 
boys show^ed up as well as was expected, but at the same time it was easily no- 
ticed that they were not in form. 

It will be useless to attempt to describe every game in detail, but the scores 
and important features will be given in order. 

Encouraged by a victory, the team went through another week of hard work 
and on Saturday, October the fourth, we lined up against Richmond College, 
of Virginia, for the annual contest. Our team showed marked improvement, 
swept Richmond ofif their feet, and won, 45-0. This was just one point less than 
the score of the season of 1912. 



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The next game to prepare for was that with Johns Hopkins University. 
This being a State game it was vitally important. We knew nothing of their 
strength, but at the same time prepared our boys for a stiff battle. A number 
of the Faculty members and nearly every student witnessed the game. At three 
o'clock, October the eleventh, a cool, dam^p day, we took the field at Homewood. 
After a bitterly fought battle our boys marched proudly from the field with the 
long end of the score, 26-0. Not once did Hopkins have a chance to score. 
"Ship'' displayed great form in circling the ends for long gains. 

After the Hopkins game you could hear the boys say, "We'll be champions 
this year." However, they did not boast, but when we met and defeated West- 
ern Maryland we strengthened our hold on the championship. It is not neces- 
sary to describe the game, as the score, 46-0, tells the whole story. 

The following Saturday we met one of the strongest elevens in the country 
when we faced the Navy at Annapolis. Our boys were outweighed at least 
fifteen pounds to a man and the powerful eleven crashed through us, finally 
rolling up a total of 76 points. Our eleven deserved credit, though, because not 
once did a man fail to charge. Each and every one fought his best to the end. 

Rock Hill canceled its ganie, so we had two w'eeks to prepare for St. John's. 
The first week we took things easy, allowing the boys to get a good rest, but 
the second week the boys Avere worked hard. Curley put forth every effort to 
accomplish his one ambition — to beat St. John's. 

Finally, November the eighth rolled around, after an awfully long week. In 
the presence of two thousand interested and satisfied spectators at the M. A. C. 
field the M. A. C. eleven defeated the fast St. John's rivals by the score of 13-0. 
The victory was not a surprise, but was very gratifying. The score does not 
indicate how much stronger our eleven was. We outplayed St. John's at every 
stage of the game. While there were stars, the whole team played evenly and 
steadily and wath snap and steam. We made St. John's look like scrubs. As 
usual, "Ship" made his long gains around the ends, and "Hoff" was on the job 
at picking holes. For the opponents Clark played well. While he made no long 
gains, he handled punts perfectly and did some clever punting. 

In the first half M. A. C. made some long gains, but could not work the ball 
over the goal line. We came back strong in the third cjuarter and twice crossed 
our opponents' line, one goal being kicked. The last quarter was not at all 
lacking in interest. Both teams fought bitterly, but could not score. The 
whistle blew and the score stood 13-0 in favor of AI. A. C. This was the first 
time in seven years we had defeated our rivals. 

The rooters (both the students and alumni) aided greatly with their wonder- 
ful cheering. The Alumni and the Battalion Bands marched over the field of com- 

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bat with banners and martial music. Hundreds of happy followers of M. A. C. 
fell in line and paraded around the campus. Then came the goat with his little 
S. J- C. blanket of orange and black, but he was well guarded by M. A. C. 
rooters. Afte'; the parade the rooters left, over-loaded with joy and happiness. 
Late that night the boys made a large bon-fire on the campus and songs and 
yells were enjoyed until a late hour. That great day will be long remembered. 

That victory paved the way for the State Championship. On the following 
Friday Washington College came over with a very heavy eleven, confident of 
victory. Our boys kept pretty quiet until they were on the field. Then they 
fought bitterly, and after the roughest combat of the season came away with the 
long end of a 20 to o score. 

We had then met and defeated every State team and won the Undisputed 
Championship of Maryland. Xo State team had crossed our goal line. We were 
a proud and happv bunch of M. A. Caesars. 

The next game was with Gallaudet. They came out determined to beat us, 
and they did. We were out played at all stages of the game, and offer no ex- 
cuses for defeat. It was a great day for Gallaudet, as they returned to Ken- 
dall Green a happy bunch. 

On Thanksgiving day. we met P. ^I. C. at Chester in the final game and were 
defeated, 2"/ to 7. We gained ground at will, but were unable to hold the ball. 
Fumbles cost us at least four touchdowns. P. 'Si. C. had a scrappy team and 
thev worked together. In the last minute of play Rufif crossed the line for the 
only score chalked against P. ^I. C. this season. 

As a whole, our record is excellent, and this past season has been a most 
successful one. The victory over St. John's will be remembered for years, and 
the State Cham.pionship is something to be proud of. 

Every man on the squad deserves great credit for his hard, consistent work. 
To our coach, Curley Byrd, we cannot give too much credit. He worked hard 
to put out a winning team and he did it. Curley was on the job at all times 
and we will always remember him as an excellent coach. 

We must not overlook our manager, Williams, and his assistant, Alontell, who 
kept the field in good shape, and were on the alert at all times ready to do any- 
thing for the squad. 

^^'e thank the Faculty. Alumni and students of M. A. C. for their loyal 
support during the past football season. 



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With half a dozen splintered arms and seven fractured necks. 
But suddenly on Saturday they leave their beds of pain, 
And put their football armor on and battle once again. 






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September 27 

Baltimore City College 

at College Park 27 

October 4 

Richmond College 

at College Park 45 

October 1 1 

Johns Hopkins at Baltimore 26 

October I 8 

Western Maryland 

at College Park 46 

October 25 

Navy at Annapolis 76 

November 8 

St. John's at College Park I 3 

November 14 (Friday) 

Washington College 

at College Park 20 

November 22 

Gallaudet at College Park 1 3 

November 27 (Thanksgiving) 

Pennsylvania Military College 

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"HOFF."' HOFFECKER. 

"Hoff's"' smile will not wear off. Wherever we see 
him, in togs or not, he always carries that smile. 

On the gridiron, Hoff is especial!)' noted for his 
wonderful ability to dodge and pick holes. Many times 
his opponent is watching the ends, and he goes dodg- 
ing through the line. 

At "half" he always shone, and he has made the 
required distance and thereby won many a game for 
M. A. C. by his ability to dodge. It was simply a 
case like this : When the other fellow tackled, Hoff 
was not there. We must not overlook his accuracy in 
catching passes. The boys always yelled. "Shoot it to 
Hoff." Hoff will be greatly missed, for he was a 
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"E. P." Williams. • 

We insist that E. P. is tiie best linesman that 'M. A. 
C. has produced. 

During his career he has played a regular guard, 
tackle, end, and center. E. P. has never been given 
due credit, but nevertheless he was always on the job, 
and had his fellow man guessing all the time. 

He was a sure and hard tackder. At center the past 
season he played brilliantly on all occasions. His ac- 
curate passes paved the road to tlie State championship. 

E. P.'s place will be hard to fill another season, as 
he was as strong and as true as steel. He is certainly 
wo-thy of an All-Maryland position. 



"Dave" Johnson. 

Here is a man who has shown his wonderful ability 
in all branches of athletics, Dave Johnson. 

During his three years at M. A. C. he has been a 
member of the football, baseball, track and basket- 
ball squads. He is more at home on the gridiron. Dave 
keeps quiet, but he can show you what is in him. 

He has shone both at end and in the back field while 
at college. He is very aggressive, has lots of pep, and 
lots of speed, always on the ball, and a severe tackier. 

Next year's squad will surely miss Dave for his 
steady work. 



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Hip Bowland should make an excellent leader for 
1914. During his three years at M. A. C. most of his 
time has been spent at the line and he is like a stone 
wall. His mighty weight and unknown strength has 
killed many a run through the lines. 

The past season he played "full" in two games and 
although inexperienced, he got away for some pretty 
good runs, and when he hit the opposing line, it van- 
ished. 

We wish Hip to have a successful year as leader 
and to Captain another Championship team. 



"]\Iaus" Maus. 

In Mans we had a most valuable man at right end. 
He was "in" fast, and hit them hard. Alany times he 
has killed chances to score by his mighty strength and 
speed. 

Mans is a believer in little talking, but shows the 
goods. 

The past season was really his first season on the 
gridiron and he deserves great credit in being al^le to 
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"Ship." Shipley, 

"Let's have it ! Little pep ! Get your hands on that 
old pill !" yelled Ship, day after day on the gridiron. 
He seems to be a born football player. Although ex- 
cellent in other branches of athletics, his wonderful 
pep and speed, for which he is noted, stand out most 
in football. 

Ship is our All-Maryland full back, and he certainly 
deserves the honor. He never fails, and is always there 
when called to take the pig skin. We regret we can- 
not keep this fellow, whom we all love, longer, but he is 
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Concerning Goats 



P'or seven lean and hungry years, 

To bring our gridiron fame. 
Our warriors brave had toiled away 

To win the foremost game. 

Undaunted by defeat's smart sting, 

Which each year brought in turn. 
They fought the harder at each call, 

And laughed away the burn. 

The odds they gave in every strife 

Discouraged not their toils — 
They battled with the ''ringers" hired 

To bear away the spoils. 

Thus, onward, fighting for each inch, 

Six times they bit the ground, 
'Till Nineteen Thirteen came and brought 

The seventh year aroimd. 

And now they line up on the field, 

Our warriors brave and gaunt, 
And watch those sneering "Pharisees" 

Their ill-gained banner flaunt. 

The struggle starts, both fierce and din ; 

Our warriors, brave and strong. 
Fight on as only men can fight 

Who fight to right a wrong. 

And hotter still the conflict grows ; 

The surging, seething mass, 
Divided now, and now compact, 

No runner ere can pass. 

But now we see each murdering clash 

Is weighing down the foe : 
We see their weary foot-steps fall 

More heavily and slow. 

But what is this that now we see? 

Oh, joyous to behold! 
Our full-back circles 'round the end 

And bears down on their goal. 

And then he clears the chalk-white line — 

Our yelling splits the air, 
For we can see our warriors brave 

Will win, and win it FAIR. 

The battle's done — we cheer our boys 
'Till the voice has left the throat; 

But what care we? For M. A. C. 

Has got old St. John's goat! — Selwot. 





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largest squad ever seen in the history of M. A. C. reported to 
Coach Byrd. They sat around the dressing room patiently wait- 
ing for suits. These were issued and then there was a general 
rush to see who could sport a new suit first. 

All hurried to the athletic field and started into hard work to 
^ '^i==^/'^ ^O' to win a position on the nine. The nine is probably the best 
^^^^^^ M. A. C. has ever produced. The men of last year's team are 
^ ' ~ Captain Hofifecker, pitch; Shipley, third base; Knode, short stop, 

and Williams and Morris, outfielders. The new men who held 
jobs are Dearstyne, second base ; Montgomery, first base ; Mess, 
catch, and McHenry and Siegert, pitch. Coach Byrd soon whipped 
his team into excellent shape. A number of gamics had to be 
cancelled owing to the weather. This was quite disappointing to 
the team and to the students. The first game was played against Swarthmore 
at College on Friday, March 27th, and was lost 17 to 2. This did not discourage 
the team, but simply showed them that they had to get busy, and that they did. 
The next game was with J. H. U., which was won by 4 to 3, and paved the way 
for the Championship of Maryland. Then came the overwhelming defeat of 
Lehigh, 13 to o. The boys were in true form and every man played his position 
like a "big leaguer."' 

And so the season continued. The team met Universities f'-om Georgia and 
West A'irginia, and in all games made an excellent showing. They were all stifif 
teams but our nine met with great success in all the games. 

The state games were, of course, the most exciting and important, but they 
were gotten away with in fine style, and we still claim the Championship of Mary- 
land. The same rivalry existed between S. J. C. and M. A. C, which, of course, 
made the games verv exciting. Large crowds were present at both games and 
all admitted that they saw exciting and well fought battles. 

Captain Hoffecker did the bulk of the pitching, although ]\IcHenry was a good 
running mate. 

He will be expected to show much more stuff another year after having had 
the experience of this year. 

Both faculty and students took great interest in the games, and stood by the 
team at all times. 

jManager Williams had one of the hardest schedules in the history of M. A. C, 
but his team took care of it in good style. Much credit is due our Manager for 
his consistent work. 



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irii^liulp 1914 

MARCH 21 

Navy at Annapolis 

^lARCH 24 

Catholic University. .. .at Washington 

MARCH 27 

Swarthmore at Colleoe Park 

MARCH 28 
Georgetown at Washington 

APRIL I 
Gallaudet at College Park 

APRIL 4 
Johns Hopkins at r)altimore 

APRIL 7 
Lehigh at College Park 

APRIL 9 
^^'ashington American Leagne Club 

APRIL II 
Fordham University, .at College Park 

APRIL 15 
Baltimore Poly. Inst. . at College Park 

APRIL 18 
Mt. St. Joseph at College Park 

APRIL 21 
West Virginia U^ni. . . at College Park 



APRIL 25 

Open 

APRIL 27 

L'niversity of Georgia, at College Park 

APRIL 29 

Mt. St. Josepli at Baltimore 

:\IAY I 

Dickinson at College Park 

^\\Y 2 

St. John's College. . . .at College Park 

MKY 6 

Open 

^lAY 9 
Western ^laryland. . .at College Park 

' MAY 13 
Baltimore City College, at College Pk. 
'mAy\6 

Gallaudet at A\'ashington 

MAY 20 

Loyola at College Park 

MAY 23 

Open 

MAY 27 
Washington College, .at College Park 



^lAY 30 
St. John's College at Annapolis 



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Captain Hoffecker. 

On a previous page "Hoff" is given the credit of 
being a football player, but his real game is baseball. 

He is the best pitcher M. A. C. has ever had, and 
fields the ball like a short stop. He can also keep pace 
with any of them when it comes to using the stick. 

Many a M. A. Caesar has been thrilled with de- 
light when "Hofif," wearing a broad smile, has com- 
pelled hard hitting teams to fall before him without a 
sinsle. 




'"Reddy" Williams. 

Here we have a baseballist who has won his place 
on the M. A. C. squad by steady work. It was in 
1913 that "Reddy" first "made good," and since that 
time he has been one of our regular outfielders. "Reddy'' 
has proven a fast fielder and a sure catch when the 
ball was in his garden. Furthermore, he has scored 
many a run for M. A. C. by a timely hit. Especially 
is "Reds"' noted for the racket he makes from his sta- 
tion in right field. Indeed, "Reds" will be sorel}' 
missed when the baseball squad assembles for 1915. 





"Ship" Shipley, 

Again, we see "Ship" smile ; he is known all over 
the State as a baseball player and many times you can 
see the fielders get back when "Ship" steps up to the 
plate. He has won lots of games for M. A. C. by his 
stick work. 

At third base, he is at home and there are few that 
can "hit 'em" past old "Ship." 

On the bases he is probably one of the fastest men 
M. A. C. has ever had. He always has "pep" and 
keeps the infield talking all the time. "Ship" will be 
greatly missed and his place will, indeed, be hard to 
fill. 



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UR track squad this year was the largest ever produced by ^I. A. C. 
Not only the older boys came out, but a great many boys of the 
under classes reported, and we were very glad to see this, as in 
time they will make runners that will be a great credit to the 
College. The younger boys were not used much the past season, 
but Coach Byrd is only trying to give them experience, and 
again it might have injured them while so young. 

The track season was one of the most successful we have 
ever had. The season opened at the indoor meet held by the 
Fifth Regiment Athletic Association and the Johns Hopkins Uni- 
versity at Baltimore. Our relay team was defeated by the J. H. 
U., but Khode m.ade a great showing in the open quarter. 

The team came right back the following week and easily de- 
feated Richmond college at Richmond. The first team consisted 
of Captain Grace, Rufif, Knode and Morris. 

In the Georgetown indoor meet held at Convention Hall, we were represented 
bv four relay teams, besides a number of individual men. The first relay lost to 
CarHsle. The Juniors, composed of Gray, Dubel, Hart and Williams, put up a 
good race and would have won had it not been that Hart fell on the start, allow- 
ing too much lost ground for Williams to gain. 

In the individual events INIontell and Pennington showed up well. 

The fourth Annual Intercollegiate Track and Field ]\Ieet was held on the 
Athletic field at J\I. A. C. on Saturday afternoon. May 2, 1914. There were 
about 300 contestants and nearly 1,000 entries. It was the largest meet held 
in the South. All Maryland schools and high schools of Washington City were 
well represented. 

M. A. C. made a great showing in the Collegiate events. ^luch pleasure was 
afforded the spectators by watching the close races between the Colleges of Mary- 
land. We cannot help saying that the past season was a very successful one and 
we predict that the youngsters will make great runners for M. A. C. some day. 



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HE past Lacrosse season has been one of the most successful since 
the sport entered M. A. C. The team had a number of exper- 
ienced players to start with and Capt. Truitt, acting as coach, 
has made a wonderful team. x\lthough we lost three valuable 
players in Powell, Davis and Trimble, their places have been filled 
by capable men and the team was at its best this season. "Teddy" 
Gray showed wonderful work at goal. Although small, he has 
the nerve and blocks them off as well as some of the best goal 
keepers in the Eastern colleges. The colleges and universities that 
the team met are much out of our class, but even at that the show- 
ing has been wonderful. The team opened the season against 
Carlisle, and lost 8 to o. The Carlisle team is one of the strong- 
est in the country and considering the practice the team had had, 
this was a credit to the team, and to the College. 

We next met Baltimore City College and by fast work and accurate shots de- 
feated the Baltimore twelve, 3 to 2. It was a great game, and our boys showed 
that they were there with the goods when properly classed. This was a most 
exciting game from start to finish, and the College boys were Cjuite surprised 
to see us put up such a strong game. 

The team as a whole has made wonderful progress. The stick work is smooth 
and accurate and the boys played with the proper spirit throughout the entire 
schedule. Although our Lacrosse team is not a championship one, it is one we 
should be proud of. It has worked nobly during the past season and judging 
from the team^s it has met the showing is very gratifying. 

This year we lose two good men. Truitt and Coster, but with the substitutes 
that showed good form this year, the team should be even stronger another 
season. 

Much credit is due Captain Truitt for his steady work and, the progress of 
the team is due to his capable coaching. We must not forget Manager Fletcher, 
who worked diligently to produce a good team. 



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March 28— Mt. Washington, Baltimore. 

3 1 — Carlisle, Carlisle. 
April 6 — Baltimore City College, Baltimore. 

1 8 — Walbrook Country Club, Baltimore. 

25— Balto. P. I., College Park. 
May 9 — Baltimore City College, College Park. 



Captain Truitt. 

Here we have a man who has worked hard for the 
Lacrosse team, and has been a great help to it. During 
the past season he was Captain, and also acted as 
Coach and turned out a strong team which has been 
a credit to the College. He deserves credit for his 
steady and hard work. 

As a player he was hard to beat, always on the job. 
A man who kept the other fellow guessing at all times. 
He was fast and as an attack man was hard to beat. 
We will greatly miss Truitt in our line-up next vear 
and his position will be hard to fill. 




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"Joe" has played with us three years, and we are 
exceedingly sorry that this is his last season. He has 
been a wonderful player. At center, attack or defense 
he is hard to beat, fast as can be and as strong as 
steel. His passes are accurate and smooth, and he 
always has the other fellow's goat. "]oe' says little, 
but thinks a lot, and he is one to be watched, or he will 
get the upper side. 

"Joe" leaves in June and when the team lines up 
another season they will find a big hole that "Joe"' left. 




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''I Can't"' lacks in nerve ; he's too faint of heart 
To pitch in Hke a man and do all his part ; 
He's none of the spirit that fights well and wins ; 
He admits he's beaten before he begins. 

"I Can't" sees as mountains what bolder eyes 
Regard as small mole hills ; ambition dies, 
And leaves him complaining in helpless wrath, 
When the first small obstacle blocks his path. 

"I Can't" has a notion that just out of spite 
He's being cheated out of what's justly his right. 
The men who succeed by hard work and pluck 
He envies and sneers at as ''Fools for luck." 

"I Can't" is a loafer who will not admit 
That his life's the mess he has made out of it ; 
The treasure that's sparkling beneath his dull eye 
He thinks he can't reach — and he won't even try. 

"I Can't" has a feeling the world's in debt 
To him for a living he has failed to get ; 
But given a chance to collect, he will rant 
About past misfortunes and whine, "I Can't." 



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When the game grows hot and fast. 
And the boys around you're cheering 

To fight it to the last, 



Yell out what else you wish to. 
Be it prayer, song or chant. 

But for the love of heaven 

Yell not the words, "I Can't!'' 
— J. B. Coster. 



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HE Basketball team at M. A. C. the past season did not make a 
good showing and still not bad. Although the team did not win 
a scheduled game, when we think of the handicaps the team was 
under we cannot complain. The fire of 1912 having destroyed the 
armory, the gymnasium had to be taken for that purpose, so there 
was no place available for practice. Only three times during the 
entire season did the team have any practice whatever, and then 
it had to go to Hyattsville. , Under these circumstances one could 
not expect to see a winning team. 

The team was composed of excellent material — probably the 
best M. A. C. has ever had, but they simply could not play with- 
out practice. The team was composed of Captain Shipley, Cole, 
Tull, Johnson, Hunteman, Dearstyne, Vincent and Bopst. Dear- 
styne, Cole and Vincent were excellent forwards and were on the 
job at all times. With the proper training they would have been wonders. Ship- 
ley and Bopst did the best work at guards. They were very aggressive and kept 
the opponents guessing at all times. Hunteman held the center position, while 
Cole could be used anywhere. He plays his best at forward, but also made an 
excellent center. Tull and Johnson show up best at the guard positions. 

The team met colleges from all over the State, District and Virginia, and 
although it received some decisive defeats, the opposing teams always knew that 
they had been through a struggle at the end. The boys simply lacked team work 
because of the lack of practice and nothing else. They always were on the job 
working hard with plenty of "pep" and always did their best, but without a bit 
of training they could not be expected to be winners. 

Captain Shipley deserves credit for the manner in which he stuck by the team 
despite the difficulties. Manager Tull should be complimented on the excellent 
schedule he put out. 



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Mt. St. Joseph's College January lo, College 

Catholic University January 14, Washington 

Mt. St. Joseph's College January 17, Baltimore 

Gallaudet College January 21, Washington 

St. John's College January 23, Annapolis 

Loyola College January 24, Baltimore 

Georgetown University January 28, Washington 

Catholic University January 31, College 

Washington & Lee University. .Feb. 3. Lexington, Va. 
Virginia Military Institute. . . .Feb. 4, Lexington, Va. 

St. John's College February 7, College 

George Washington LTniversity. .February 11, College 

Gallaudet College February 14, College 

Baltimore City College February 21, College 

Pennsylvania Military College. .Feb. 28, Chester, Pa. 
Delaware College March 4, Newark, Del. 



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"T^^^" RIOR to this year, tennis has never heen fostered to any extent at 
M. A. C. In the past each year the courts were put in shape, 
and an annual tournament held to decide the college champion- 
ship, but tennis has never been ranked as a college sport. No attemjit 
was made prior to this year to secure tennis matches with other 
schools, and consequently there was but a meager interest taken 
in the game at J\I. A. C. 

However, during the past fall a team was organized under the 
direction of B. A. Ford, who was elected captain. Matches were 
played with Johns Hopkins University and with Gallaudet Col- 
lege, the former match being lost and the latter being tied. Dur- 
ing the spring matches were arranged with St. John's College, 
Catholic University and Gallaudet College. 

The courts were put in shape as early as the conditions per- 
mitted and an unusual amount of interest was taken in the game. While at 
the present writing no prophecy can be made as to the success of the team, it 
can be said that some very good material has been shown. The team will be 
greatly handicapped by the lack of expert and constant coaching, as it was not 
deemed expedient to secure a regular coach for the team. 

The annual tournament will be held in June, and, judging by the number of 
candidates that have reported for the team, this should prove an exceedingly in- 
teresting contest. The tournament of 1913 was won by E. E. Powell, '13, with 
C. W. Ilgenfritz, '17, a close second. 




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May 9 St John's, at College Park 

May 16 Catholic University, at Washington 

May 22 Gallaudet, at College Park 

May 30 St. John's, at Annapolis 

June 15 M. A. C. Tournament 



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The following men have won the "M" and Star in athletics at M. A. C. : 

CLASS OF 1914. 

Football. Basketball 

E. P. WiLiAMS, "M" and three Stars Shipley, Cole, "M" and Star 

HoFFECKER, JoHNSON, "M" and 
two Stars 
Shipley, "M" and five Stars Lacrosse 

„ , ,, Truitt, Coster, "M" and two Stars 

Baseball ' 

Hoffecker, "M" and three Stars 

R. C. Williams, "M" and Star ^''^^^ 

Shipley, ''M" and four Stars Johnson, Truitt, "M" and Star 

CLASS OF 1915 

Football Lacrosse 

BowLAND, "M" and two Stars. Massey, Gray, McCutcheon, "M"' 

Basketball and two Stars. Tull, Montell, 

TuLL, "M." Cole, "M" and Star. 

CLASS OF 1916 

Football Baseball 

K. Knode, "M" and two Stars. K. Knode, "M" and two Stars. Mor- 

Aitcheson, Morris, Loomis, ris, "M'' and Star. McHenry, 

Ruff, Hindman, "M" and Star. "M." 

Track 
Grace, P. Morris, Ruff, Aitche- 
SON, "M" and Star. K. Knode, "M." 

CLASS OF 1917 

Football Baseball 

Hunteman, "]\I" and Star. Mont- ]Montgomery, Mess, Derrick, Dear- 

gomery, "'^L'' Kishpaugh, "AL" styne, "M." 

Basketball 
Hunteman, "M." and Star. Dear- 
styne, "M." 

CLASS OF 1919 

Basketball 
Vincent, "M." 

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Chief Rooter — F. J. McKenna. 
M-a-r-y-1-a-n-d, Maryland. 

Siren 

Boom 
Team-Team-Team. 

M-a-r-y-1-a-n-d, Al-a-r-y-l-a-n-'d, 
M-a-r-y-1-a-n-d, M-a-r-y-1-a-n-d, 
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Maryland. 

Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, 

Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, 
Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, Rah, 

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To the tune of "There's a Girl in the Heart of Maryland" 

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In the finest Aggie College 

In the dearest Aggie town, 

Mid'st oak trees tall and comrades dear, 

There plays a team I mean to cheer. 

Hear onr happy voices calling ! 

We will ever stand by thee, 

So thy glory ne'er "11 be falling. 

We adore our M. A. C. 

Chorus. 

There's a school in the heart of Maryland 

With a team that looks good to me, 

So we'll shove them through the line. 

We'll do it every time ; 

Fighting, we always shall be, 

For Maryland, our Fairyland, 

We love thee, oh, M. A. C. 

There's a school in the heart of Maryland 

With a team that looks good to me. 

Come on ! let's i:e up and doing ; 
Let us sing a happy song. 
We'll fill our line as it grows thin, 
For St. John's know they can not win. 
Just you watch our linesmen smashing, 
And I'll bet a brand new coat. 
With our backs forever clashing. 
Soon we'll get old St. John's goat. 

Chorus. 



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O calculate the value of athletics to any American college and 
especially to M. A. C. is fraught with many difficulties. There 
is always an element in any college that violently opposes any 
system of extended athletics, claiming that it represents a useless 
item of expense to the college and that to engage in athletics 
demands too much of the student's time and efforts. Especially 
do these people delight in abusing football, asserting that it is 
a barbarous game and that it is decidedly detrimental to the 
student. 

But anv one holding this view concerning athletics is either 
not aware of the facts or else is unduly prejudiced. In its relation 
to the college, athletics holds a most important position. Per- 
haps the greatest good athletics does for a college itself is to act 
as an advertising medium. The American college today that is 
not prominent in athletics cannot expect to draw a good, wide-awake student 
body. The College matriculate almost invariably watches the sporting columns 
of the daily press and judges a college by its athletic standard. Other things 
being equal he will invariably attend the college most successful in its athletic 
sports. 

Another great advantage of athletics to the college is that it forms a healthy 
college spirit. The student gets accustomed to rooting for his college on the 
gridiron and the diamond, and he naturally will continue to boost his Alma 
Mater in every department. 

The advantage of any good system of athletics to the student is obvious. Not 
only does it give the students good, healthy exercise and act as a proper diver- 
sion from their studies, but athletics give the student invaluable moral train- 
ing. It teaches him to meet both defeat and success. It teaches him the funda- 
mental principle of success, to fight for a definite end and to fight hard. 

The athletic department at M. A. C. has developed to a great extent in the 
past few years, and it is to be hoped and expected that this good work will be 
continued. With the new, fully equipped gymnasium that is now planned, 
M. A. C. should stand at the head of its collegiate class in every branch of sport. 
Furthermore, the establishment of the new gymnasium will facilitate the en- 
largement of the scope of athletics so that every student may have ample oppor- 
tunities of engaging in some athletic sport. 

With the hearty support of President Patterson, and the able coaching of Mr. 
Byrd, we may soon expect that M. A. C. athletics will be raised to even a higher 
plane than they now occupy. 



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HAT does college society do for a student? Is it a benefit or a 
hindrance to him while at college? Can its effects be seen in his 
future life? 

These are a few of the questions every Freshman has to answer 
for himself, when he enters college. 

It may be said that there is scarcely anything wdiich will do a 
student more good than taking a part in the social life at college. 
Of course, there are some who will say that all it accomplishes 
is to take the student's mind from his studies and cause him to 
neglect his work. If he tries to take a leading part in the society 
affairs at all times and is always looking for some dance, recep- 
tion or tea to attend, then this may be the case. For wdiat is 
there which is not harmful if indulged in to excess? 

To show you, however, that this is not usually the case, look 
into the college life of some of the boys who fail. In the majority of cases you 
will find that these boys took no part in the social life of their college. The men 
who do enter the social life at college seem to realize more fullv what is expected 
of them and their self-respect seems to be more keenly alive. The social man 
is also much niore fit to lead a better life at college, for he will not have the 
time that he would otherwise have to get into trouble, and unless he leads the 
proper kind of life, he will not be admitted to the best society. The fellows who 
were at one time glad to take him out with them, will no longer care to intro- 
duce him to their friends, and he will be forced to do one of two things. He will 
either reform or join the ranks of those who, for one reason or another, have 
nothing to do with society. 

If he follows the latter course, when the fellows he used to go with a^e out 
calling, or attending a dance, he will very likely be giving himself up to one of 
the m.any temptations which the college man has to face. There are just as 
many temptations for the college student as for any one else, and, furthermore, 
it is at this time that he must choose his future path, for the habits formed at 
this time are very apt to be permanent. Therefore, if for no other reason than 
to lessen his tem^ptations, he should join in the social life of his college. This 
will also be apt to encourage a tendency toward neatness on his part, that might 
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Now let us take two men who have both taken the same course, and whose 
scholastic standing Is the same. Let a friend of these two invite them to town to 
meet a prospective employer. Which will most probably get the position? In 
the majority of cases there is little doubt but that it will be the one who has 
taken part in the social life at college. For he will possess a neatness and an 
ease of bearing, which will give him the advantage. In fact, there is something 
about the man who has been in society that distinguishes him at once from those 
who have not. There seems to be some quality in man which is brought out 
only through association with the fair sex, and without which he seems in 
some indefinable way to be incomplete. 

When a man leaves college and goes out into the world, he never knows what 
may be required of him. It may be that his position will require him to make 
speeches, attend banquets, receptions, etc. If he failed to embrace the oppor- 
tunity he had at college to participate in these things he is very apt to find 
himself in an embarrassing position. It is. then, when all too late, he begins to 
realize that by not taking advantage of the social life at college he has failed 
to listen to opjiortunity when it knocked at his door ; and as the old saying goes, 
"Opportunity knocks but once, and he who would succeed must listen, else fail 
to open the door and opportunity passes on." 

Having looked at this question thoroughly from both sides. It may be said in 
conclusion that, although this will not cover every case — for there are exceptions 
to nearly all rules — the man who has taken no part in the social life of his 
college has failed to obtain the full value of his college course. 





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T Avas in the year 1891 that the admirers of the Muse Terpsichore 
first organized the Rossbourg Club. It was named after the old 
Rossbourg Inn, which was so famous in the days of Washing- 
ton, and which is now one of the buildings of the Maryland Agri- 
cultural Experiment Station. 

Amid the days of study, work, and anxiety, the evening of a 
Rossbourg- dance is to the college men as an oasis to wanderers 
in the desert. As they sway in perfect rhythm to the music of 
the dance, or gaze into the sparkling eyes of some fair M. A. 
Caesarine, their worries and cares fall from them like veils. 

This year saw the introduction of the one-step, and several 
other modern dances into the Rossbourg Club. It was a long, 
and a hard fight between the conservatives and the progressives, 
but at last it was decided that the new dances should enter on 
trial. The conservatives claimed that in all probability the untarnished record 
of the Rossbourg would be ruined. The members of the club, however, soon 
made it plain that there was nothing more dear to them than the upholding of 
this record, and there has not been a dance that could be criticised adversely. 

The season just ended has been one of the most prosperous and enjoyable the 
Rossbourg has ever known. 

To the Faculty, to its other friends, and last but not least, to the girls, whose 
presence has made Rossbourg dances what they are, the members of the Club 
extend their sincere thanks. 





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W. T. Fletcher Jlce-Presidcut 



D. L. Johnson Secretary 

R. T. Gray Treasurer 



R. V. Truitt Reecption 

L. R. Rogers Program 

]. B. Coster ^ Refreshment 



R. C. Williams Floor 

H. A. Rasmussen Music 

J. B. Gray Reporter 



Doctor Patterson 
Doctor Taliaferro, T. H. 
Professor Bomberger 
Professor Broughton 
Professor Burrell 
Professor Cory 
Professor Creese 
Professor Crisp 
Professor McDonnell 
Professor Richardson 
Professor Ruffner 
Professor Smith, C. P. 
Professor Spence 
Professor Symons 
Professor Taliaferro, W. 
Mr. Adams 
Mr. Close 
Mr. Halloway 
Mr. Harrison 
Mr. Palmore 
Mr. Aitcheson 
Mr. Brown, R. S. 
Mr. Buchwald 
Mr. Burlingame 
Mr. Carter, A. R. 
Mr. Cole, K. 
Mr. Cockey 
Mr. Dale 



Mr. Deeley 

Mr. Donovan 

Mr. Fletcher 

Mr. Ford, B. A. 

Mr. Ford, H. S. 

Mr. Fuchs 

Mr. Furst 

Mr. Frazee 

Mr. Gray, G. B. 

Mr. Gray, J. B. 

Mr. Gray, R. T. 

Mr. Green 

Mr. Keefauver 

Mr. Levin 

Mr. McKenna 

Mr. Mess 

Mr. Montell 

Mr. O'Neill 

Mr. Pennington, L. R. 

Mr. Rasmussen 

Mr. Robinson, C. E. 

Mr. Rogers 

Mr. Steinmetz 

Mr. Smoot 

Mr. Sunstone 

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ITH the arrival in January of a General Secretary who could give 
personal attention and sufficient time to the affairs of the Associa- 
tion, it began to assume more importance in College affairs. 

A temporary office was furnished and provided with many 
games, books and papers. The headcjuarters has been in constant 
use — a place to enjoy one's self, to whistle and sing and feel free 
from restraint, subject only to the recjuirement of manliness. Rec- 
ognizing the Y. ]\I. C. A. ideal of manliness as being opposed to 
mollycoddilism, and submitting to a reasonable standard, the 
student body has responded heartily to the slightest suggestion of 
the Secretary and in every way has indicated its good spirit. 

The student cabinet has worked loyally. Meetings have been 
held every Sunday at 3.30 P. M. and Congressmen, ministers and 
business men from Washington and neighboring towns have spoken 
on religious and popular topics. Special music has been provided for most of the 
programs, and two Sundays have been given over to sacred concerts. Receptions 
for students and faculty helped to promote acquaintanceship and to provide social 
recreation. 

Due largely to the fact that but few students are housed on the campus, the 
attendance at Bible stiidy classes was much poorer than can be countenanced 
next year when the new dormitory is in use. 

An exciting membership contest has brought the membership up until it em- 
braces a great majority of the student body and has made possible the purchase 
of a wrestling mat, boxing gloves, and other desirable equipment. The employ- 
m^ent secretary has helped many boys to find work, but the bureau can be made 
much more helpful than conditions and lack of time have yet permitted. 

The Y. W. C. A. will go into its new quarters in Calvert Hall in June. It 
will have a large room for pool and carrom tables, a reading and writing room, 
an office for the Secretary, and a room for wrestling and boxing. It will issue 
a hand-book containing athletic records, schedules, and detailed information as 
to all the athletics of the School. 

The slogan will ever be, "Stronger boys, happier boys, manlier men." 



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ADVISORY BOARD. 

Dr. H. J. Patterson Prof. F. B. Bomberger 

Prof. Grover Kinsey 

E. P. Williams President 

W. E. Harrison Vice-President 

P. N. Peter Treasurer 

S. E. Day Secretary 

CABINET MEMBERS. 
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In the fire that swept o'er College 

Y. M. C. A. was damaged too, 
And it stayed subdued and crippled 

Till the last year started new. 
Then it planned a mighty opening 

To help organize its men 
And the program that they rendered 

Is food for poet's pen. 



As music is inspirmg 

The band first had its fling, 
Apollo and his lyre ne'er gave 

Such feast as "Kinky's" ring. 
]Mr. Darrow is a spokesman 

Who'd many laurels won, 
Unlike most noted orators 

He stopped when he was done. 



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And Schacfer's piano solo 

Was unlike the Piper Pied — 
No rat would ever stay near by — 

He'd rather far have died. 
The Laboratory Quintette 

Was chemically combined, 
Acidity, Acerbity. 

Were horrors unrefined. 

Beavers' "Woman's Sufifrage" 

Was a feature next afloat. 
Deeley whispered softly on 

"The Passing- of the Goat." 
"Ras" put "Military Tactics" 

On a basis scientific, 
And the birdly comedian 

Did a warble soloistic. 

After which the colleges 

Formed themselves in line ; 
There was Army, there was Navv, 

There was Harvard with its nine. 
There were schools both big and little. 

There were men both sane and rash. 
There were Profs, as well as school boys 

Wliose dignitv went to smash. 



All arrayed, the collegiate contest 

Raised its voice, on discord bent ; 
Army marked its cannons' fire 

And yelled till lungs were spent; 
It had to yield the honor up 

To Navy, its close kin. 
Who copied Neptune's wildest roar 

And Mars' mogt awful din. 

"One Plundred" and "Two-twenty" 

Were the dashes wildly done. 
The peanut went its gallop. 

The fan helped on the fun ; 
And many, many track teams 

Who watched the sport that night, 
Got pointers on swift racing 

To aid in future fight. 

Oratory and Orthographv 

Were next in line completed. 
And a grand Finale followed 

As the bunch were being seated. 
Then the air was filled with praises 

The Y. M. C. A., who'd hosted, 
And gastronomic cravings 

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HE Triangle is entirely under student management, Editorial 
and Business Staff being composed solely of students with the 
exception of an Alumni Editor and Business Manager elected by 
the Alumni Association to look after the Alumni end of the paper. 
The Alumni Editor has complete charge of the page published 
under the supervision of the Alumni Association. 

The Triangle came into existence five years ago and has flour- 
ished since. When the paper originated the Business INIanage- 
ment was under control of the Senior Class, but as this conflicted 
with the Reveille, it was transferred to the Junior Class, which 
has since retained it. The Triangle has steadily improved until 
this year the best paper ever published at M. A. C. is being 
issued. The Triangle is a four page paper and is devoted solely, 
with the exception of the Alumni page, to news around College. 

The Editor-in-Chief is elected for a term of one year from the Senior Class. 
The other Editors are elected from the lower classes for the same term. All 
matter that is submitted has to be approved by a member of the Faculty who has 
supervision over all student publications. 

The Triangle has been a great influence for good at M. A. C, and it promises 
to be a greater influence in the future. 

The paper has a large circulation among the students, Alumni and friends of 
the College. 

The Triangle has, this year, been far better than in previous years, not only 
better in quality of the material, but several six-page issues have been published, 
thus increasing the attractiveness of the paper. 

This year the Triangle has been right in the thick of the fight for the appro- 
priation for the College and has done creditable work in this respect. The 
Triangle is deserving of much praise and it has the best wishes of every one for 
a successful future. 



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C. T. CocKEY, '15 Local Editor 

R. S. Brown, '15 Athletic Editor 

W. E. Hall, 15 Ass't Local Editor 

K. E. Smith, '16 Agricultural Editor 

A. C. Medinger, '17 Class Editor 

R. Brigham, '08 Alumni Editor 

E. W. Montell, '15 Business Manager 

F. J. McKenna, '15 Asso. Business Manager 

C. H. BucHWALD, '15 Asso. Business Manager 

L. B. Broughton, '08 Alumni Manager 



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|Sfe\5 OLLOWING the M. A. C. fire of November 29th, 1912, the College 
MSA^//Oi started upon a new era of development, and concurrent with this 
development there was recognized the need of closer friendship 
among groups of students. The students soon realized that this 
close friendship was to be found in fraternal life. 

Prior to this time the College authorities frowned upon any 
attempt to establish fraternities at M. A. C. It was generally 
believed that there was no place for a fraternity in the barrack 
life of a military school. The students were constantlj associated 
with one another in the barracks and there was really no need 
for other ties to bind them closer together. 

But with the destruction of the barracks all of this was changed. 
Instead of living together in one body, the students were scattered 
throughout the vicinity in groups of three or four. Old ties of 

comradeship were broken, and close friendship among the members of the old 

groups was made impossible. 

It was to establish a new opportunity for close friendship among the students 
as well as to incorporate the many other advantages of fraternity life that the 
fraternities were organized. In general, it may be said that the principal advan- 
tages of fraternities are : first, a fraternity properly organized gives the mem- 
bers a chance to thoroughly know their closest friends and associates ; second, it 
develops in the members a reverence for discipline and self control ; and, third, 
it tends to foster a high scholastic standard. The fraternity man secures the 
close companionship of men of like interest and ambitions, and is freed from the 
dangers of a purely selfish and solitary life. Of course, along with these advan- 
tages there are dangers in fraternity life which must be carefully avoided if 
one's fraternity is not to be a detriment to him. 

The Gamma Pi was the first fraternity to be founded at M. A. C. It was 
organized and recognized by the College Faculty on September 18, 19 13. The 
Alpha Phi fraternity was the next to be organized, being recognized on October 
28, 1913. The Iota Sigma was next, recognized on Januarv 15, 1914. These 
three fraternities are all of a local nature, and have so far remained as examples 



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of the best of fraternity life. In each fraternity several members of the College 
Faculty have been elected honorary members, and have greatly aided their 
respective organizations bv advice. 

The fraternities have so far been successful in every sense of the word. This 
success has doubtless been due to the care with which the members of the fraterni- 
ties have been selected. Fraternity membershi]^ at M. A. C. has not been based 
upon a large pocket book, as is too frequently the case, but upon the true worth of 
the man. The result has been that the membership of the M. A. C. fraternities is 
made up of high minded, capable students. Thus far the fraternities have made 
no efifort to get control of other student activities and it is to be hoped that this 
evil will never enter into fraternity life at M. A. C. 

Perhaps the greatest danger of fraternity life arises principally from its clan- 
nishness, which can easily develop into snobbishness. While this evil has not been 
apparent at M. A. C, it will be necessary to guard against it very carefully. 
The fraternity members should make every efifort to counteract this tendency by 
engaging actively in other phases of student life. 

The phenomenal growth of fraternities in American colleges demonstrates that 
their teachings are wholesome and beneficial. Founded and maintained upon 
the very highest principles, fraternities must exert a powerful influence on their 
members to bring out the best that is in them, both during their college careers 
and in after life. Even during the past year the beneficial influence upon some of 
the fraternity members has been evident. It was necessary that each fraternity 
maintain a certain reputation, and it was soon seen that high scholastic standards 
of the members contributed greatly to that reputation. Thus, one of the great 
advantages of the fraternities has been to raise the scholastic standard of the 
members. The other good influence of the M. A. C. fraternities, as of any other 
fraternities, has been active. It is to be hoped and expected that, with the fra- 
ternity membership made up of strong, capable and high minded men, the standard 
of frate-nity life at jNI. A. C. will not be lowered. 




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FACULTY MEMBERS 

Dr. Harry J. Patterson 
Prof. Thomas H. Spence 
Prof. F. B. Bomberger 
Prof. Henry T. Harrison 
Prof. Myron Creese. 

alumni members 

Ralph S. Healy Nathaniel A. Le Savoy 

Edwin E. Pow ell Ezekiel AIerrick 

Milton E. Davis Hugh S. Koehler 

William K. Robinson Charles McE. A\'hite 

*Alfred Nisbet 

active members 

R. Calvert Williams 1914 

David L. Johnson 1914 

A. Roland Carter 191 5 

Edgar W. Montell 191 5 

Charles E. Robinson 1915 

Edward R. Hindman 1916 

Kenneth T. Knode 1916 

Roy C. Towles 1916 

Seymour W. Ruff 1916 

Stanley E. Day 1916 

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Flozver : 
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faculty members 

Prof. L. B. Brouc.hton 
Prof. E. N. Cory 
Prof. C. S. Richardson 
Dr. T. H. Taliaferro 



J. B. Coster 
W. T. Fletcher 



R. S. Brown 
c. h. buchwald 
c. t. cockey 



H. H. Balkam 
L. Burlingame 
G. B. Gray 



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R. v. Truitt 
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J. B. Gray 
R. T. Gray 



R. Dale 

F.J. JMcKenna 

F. W. Wright 



P. Morris 

J. A. REISIN(iER 

E. A. Taylor 



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Floz^'ers : 

A'lOLETS AND ReD RoSES 



faculty members 

Dr. McDonnell 

Prof. Gwinner 

Prof. W. T. L. Taliaferro 

Prof. jNIonroe 

Prof. Ruffner 



H. U. Deeley 
H. S. Ford 



W. E. Hall 
W. E. Harrison 



W. J. A1TCHE.S0N 
J. R. Bradley 



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J. C. Sterling 

1917 

C. H. FucTis 
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F. H. O'Xeill 
L. R. Rogers 



R. J- ^IcCuTCIIEON 

R. N. Todd 



L. R. Erdman 
B. A. Ford 



K. C. Cole 



L. R. S.MOOT 



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B. A. Ford President 

P. A. Hauver Vice-President 

F. J. McKenna Secretary-Treasurer 

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HE Music Club was organized on October 2^th, 1913, and was the 
first organization of its kind to be launched in recent years at 
the ^Maryland Agricultural College. Its aim is to promote all things 
musical and dramatical. Considering the lack of interest in this 
line at the start it has met with much success. At the first meeting 
the following elections took place: B. A. Ford, President; P. A. 
Hauver, Vice President ; F. J. McKenna, Secretary and Treasurer. 
A Board of Directors was appointed, consisting of: B. A. Ford, 
Hauver, Rasmussen and -Deeley. 

The first active move of the club was to give an informal dance. 
The music was furnished by the College Orchestra. The dance 
was generally enjoyed by about 2"/ couples. 

The next move was to promote a minstrel show. ]Mr. F. T. 
Crow, of Washington City, was secured as coach, and in a limited 
amount of time turned out an excellent show. The show was divided into two 




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parts. The first was on the order of the usual minstrel show, with a chorus and 
two sets of end men. The second was a scene mimicing a negro school. The 
end men were, Fletcher, Peacock, Mess and McKenna, with Dunnington as inter- 
locutor. The chorus was composed of Rohn, Segar, Edelman, Morris, Truitt, 
Bradley, Peter, Pierson, Barrett, Kirkley. Sando, Dubel, Willis, McHenry. Sun- 
stone, Day, Kelly, and the School Scene was composed of Crow, as Teacher ; 
Peacock, Mess, McKenna and Fletcher, boys ; and Schaeffer, Rohn, Pierson and 
Morris, girls. The orchestra was composed of Strohm (director), Brown, 
Hauver, Buchwald, Roberts, Schaeffer, Donnett, Clark and Deelev. The show 
was started with an overture by the orchestra, which then struck into the open- 
ing choruses, which were arranged in the following order: "School Song." 
to the tune of "Maryland, My Maryland;" "Dancing Around;" "Down in Chat- 
tanooga ;" "Get Out and Get Under ;" "Sit Down ; You're Rocking the Boat ;" 
"Kindly Direct Me to Broadway ;" and "Those Pullman Porters on Parade." 
The first set of end men (Mess and McKenna) were then introduced. Mc- 
Kenna reeled off a set of excellent jokes, each 6f which brought its applause. 
Kirkley then sang "The Rose That Made Me Happy Is the Rose That Made 
Me Sad," which was the hit of the evening. Mess then handled a set of jokes 
with excellent ability, following them with a song. "You Can't Get Away From 
It." This was followed by a line of jokes from McKenna, who then sang "That 
Ragtime Dream." Mess then brought forth more laughs with a number of 
good jokes. Barrett next sang "That Bully Woolly Wild West Show,'..' as- 
sisted by McHenry, Rohn and Day. The second set of end men ( Fletcher and 
Peacock) were then introduced. Peacock led off with some excellent jokes. 
Segar then sang "Mandalay" with great success. Next Fletcher got off some 
fine specimens of wit. Barrett followed with "A Little Love, a Little Kiss," 
assisted by the M. A. C. quartet. Peacock then told another set of good jokes 
and followed them with a soiig, "That Midnight Ragtime Ride of Paul Revere." 
Fletcher then told some more jokes with equal success and was' followed with 
a dance by the end men. Then the chorus sang a finale to the tune of "Good 
Bye, My Tango." The curtain was drawn amid a great deal of applause. 

After a short intermission, during which Mr. Strohm rendered a clarionet 
solo that was enjoyed by all, the curtain was again raised, showing a school room 
containing four students' desks and one for the teacher. Mr. Crow then entered 
with the dignified look of the negro schoolmaster. His facial expressions were 
especially comical. He proceeded to ring the bell of school and the students 
entered. They all played their parts well and some excellent wit was shown. 
Mess was especially good, and he seemed to have the spirit that makes an ex- 
cellent comedian. Peacock did a clog dance and sang a song entitled "Har- 
mony Joe." Mess sang "Constantly" and, as usual, got a good laugh. Schaeffer 

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rendered several piano solos. Crow then sang' Dixie and the show ended with 
a dance by the pnpils. • Not too much credit can be given Mr. Strohm and his 
orchestra. Mr. Strohm was working under difficulties due to lack of time and 
really turned out an excellent orchestra. The orchestra has several engagements 
to fill in May and June, and we have no doubt but that they will cover them- 
selves with credit. 

With the start the Music Club now has there is every reason to believe that 
it will be a tremendous success and will grow each year until it will be the prin- 
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HE band was organized seven years ago, and each successive year 
has marked an improvement in its proficiency until this year 
it has reached a very high standard of excellence. Tlie band is 
composed entirely of students. It is primarily a military organiza- 
tion and plays for all the military ceremonies and customarily 
gives several concerts at the college during the year. 

Although the members of the band are excellent musicians, 

their success is due to a large extent to the efforts of Mr. Charles 

L. Strohm. who came to the M. A. C. two years ago. When he 

entered, the band was good, but we could not boast of a band 

that equalled any college band in the East. But in a short time 

an impprovement could be easily noticed and today the ]\Iary- 

land Aggies can boast of one of the best, if not the best, college 

band in the East. At Government inspection last year the band 

was congratulated by the inspector, who said that it was undoubtedly one of 

the best college bands that he had ever heard. There has also been organized 

an orchestra that compares favorably with the band. 

M. A. C. is especially fortunate in having a man who will willingly sacri- 
fice himself to further the good of the College as will its bandmaster. Mr. 
vStrohm is unusually qualified for a successful career. He has established an 
enviable reputation as a clarionetist and is doing equally excellent work in his 
present capacity as bandmaster. ]\Ir. Strohm, who is only in his 28th year, 
has risen in his profession with great rapidity. He started his studies when 
eleven years old and was quickly added to the ranks of the Fredericksburg, 
Pa., band. In 1902 he joined the Eighth Regiment Band. N. G. P. From 1904 
to 1906 he was with the Michigan Military Academy Band. From 1907 to 
1909 he played with the Perse Band of Lebanon, Pa., and after this he became 
chief trumpeter and assistant to Mr. George F. Tyrrell, chief musician of the 
15th U. S. cavalry band. From there he was chosen as one of the ten delegates 
from the United States Army to attend the New York School of ]\Iusical Science 
and Art. Since May ist. 1912, Mr. Strohm has had charge of the M. A. C. 
band wnth striking success. There can be little "doubt that his natural talents 
and unusual qualifications will place him in the front ranks of the young school 
of bandmasters in a short time. 

Mr. Strohm is also a composer of music, having composed many excellent 
marches and also several songs. And, above all, ]Mr. Strohm is a true gentle- 
man : and whatever else may be said he will always live in our hearts as a true 
man. The ^I. A. Caesars wish to thank Mr. Strohm for his excellent work at 
our College in bringing the band to its present high standard. 



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Friday, April 3, 1914, 8 P. M. 

PART I. 

Overture — Midnight Fire Orchestra 

Opening Chorus 

Selections 
The Rose That Made Me Happy Is the Rose That Made 

Me Sad Stanhope T. Kirkley 

You Can't Get Away From It "Happy" Mess 

That Ragtime Dream "Mac" McKenna 

Wikl West Show W. D. Barrett 

Assisted by Rohn, McHenry and Day 

Mandalay R. B. Segar 

Midnight Ragtime Ride of Paul Revere "Bill" Peacock 

A Little Love, a Little Kiss W. D. Barrett 

Assisted by Messrs. Rohn, McHenry and Day 

Finale 
Intermission 



Clarinet Solo — Selected Charles L. Strohm 

PART II. 

Frank T. Crow, as the Professor 

Pupils 
BoyS' — Peacock, McKenna, Mess and Fletcher 
Girls' — Schaefifer, Rohn, Pierson and Morris 

Piano Solo R. T. SchaefTer 

Selections 

Harmony Joe "Bill" Peacock 

Constantly "Hap" Mess 

"All Aboard for Dixie Land" Teacher and Pupils 

March Orchestra 

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E. P. Williams President 

F. W. Wright I 'ice-President 

F. J. McKenna Secretary 

F. F. HoFFPXKER Treasurer 

HE Engineering^ Society organized in September of 1912, and was 
reorganized at the opening of the College in September ; and 
throughout the year interesting lectures were rendered by competent 
parties. 

The first lecture was given by Professor Creese, and his subject 
was "The History of Electric Lighting." Professor Creese, being 
the dean of the Electrical Engineering Course at College, gave a 
most interesting lecture, and one that was enjoyed by all. We were very for- 
tunate in obtaining for our next speaker Mr. Claykoal, who represented a heat- 
ing firm. His subject was "The Webster System of Steam Circulation." Tliis 
lecture was made most interesting by lantern slides. Several other lectures were 
given during the year; among the lecturers were Prof. Springer, Mr. Mutt and 
Cadets Green and Williams. Professor Creese gave another interesting lecture 
on "The Advancement in Electric Lighting.'' 

The meetings were held during periods set aside for the Engineering Lectures, 
and were always well attended by the Senior, Junior and So]Dhomore Classes. 
The object of this society is the cultivation of a more active interest in Engineer- 
ing work, and from all appearances the society is rapidly advancing. 




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H. Rasmussex ricc-Prcsideut 

P. X. Peter Secretary-Treasurer 

K^t^p^y HE Chemical Society was organized by the Class of 1913. its object 

rV/<^^^^^ being to create a greater interest in chemistry among the students 

if^^^^^^ specializing in that subject. The society passed through its embryo 

^^^!^^^ stage in the scholastic year beginning in the fall of 1912 and bv 

(^^^^^ the following year had become a well established organization. 

(i(i (LmI J Since the foundation of the society the chemical students of ^I. 

i^)5=^::^^^^^ \ (^ have shown great interest in its development, this interest 

having been stimulated by the presentation before the society of 

a number of lectures by some of the best known chemists in this section of the 

country. Xot onlv were the services of men high in the profession of chemistry 

secured, but lectures were also given alternately by Junior and Senior students 

of chemistry. These lectures have not only been a source of knowledge to the 

students of chemistry, but the members of the Junior and Senior Classes have 

especially reaped benefit from them, for by giving lectures themselves they have 

gained valuable experience of which they will surely be in need in their future 

work. The Chemical Society has been a success from every viewpoint this year 

and we feel assured by the interest that has been shown that such will be the 

case in the following vears. 



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T was in the fall of 1907 that several members of the Senior Class 
wanted to enter the stock judging contest held under the auspices 
of the National Dairy Show at Chicago. They were laughed at, 
however, for their pains. It seemed preposterous that Maryland 
should enter a stock judging team in a national contest. 

In the fall of 1908 ^Mr. Hibberd took charge of this branch of 
study. Mr. Hibberd came from Canada, where they lay particu- 
lar stress on this subject in all of the agricultural colleges. Consequently stock 
judging received quite a boost. In the fall of 1910 Prof. Ruffner came to the 
College and carried stock judging another step further. In the fall of 191 1 Cap- 
tain Sylvester, who was then President of the College, was heartily in favor of 
sending a stock judging team to Chicago to compete in the national contest. The 
Board of Trustees was a little doubtful as to the expediency of the move, but 
finally appropriated $250.00 for this purpose. 

The team was comiposed of .Messrs. Anderson, Kemp, and Stanton, with Prof. 
Ruffner in charge. These men went into the contest hardly expecting to win, 
but all determined to do their best. When the results were read, the Maryland 
Agricultural College had won first places in both Jerseys and Aryshires, Mr. 
Stanton had won a $400.00 scholarship and the silver loving cup given by the 
Jersey Cattle Club. 

In the fall of 1912 another team was sent to Chicago in charge of Prof. Ruffner. 
The team was composed of Messrs. Johnson, Davis and Koehler. who again were 
a credit to the College. 

In the fall of 19 13 a team was sent to the Hagerstown Fair, where they were 
in competition with Pennsylvania State and Delaware Colleges. The team con- 
sisted of five men: Messrs. Brown, Buchwald, Knode, Fletcher and Deeley. 
Although the team stood second in the contest, they won enough prize money to 
more than pay expenses. Prof. Ruft'ner then repeated his two previous trips to 
Chicago, taking with him a team composed of Messrs. Fletcher, Knode and Deeley. 
This team stood fifth in the contest. Besides these annual contests the Laurel 
Fair holds one every year, and students of M. A. C. usually take their share of 
the prizes. 

It can be seen from this, that stock judging is rapidly growing in importance 
at M. A. C, and next fall there will be more competition for the team than ever 
before. With the present material we have fine prospects for a good team to bring- 
back the honors from Chicago and any other contest that the College might enter. 



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J. E. SniLLiNGER ]'icc-Prcsidcnt 

J. H. Knode Secretary-Treasurer 

S. E. Day Scr'^eant-at-Anns 




V Maryland is ever to l^e truly rich and prosperous it must be 
through her agricultural resources, because nature has not given her 
large mining areas or large water power possibilities, but, instead, 
has spread upon her breast vast fields rich in those constituents 
necessary to the production of bountiful agricultural harvests. The 
greatest need [Maryland knows is that of trained minds and willing 
hands to till her fruitful soil. To accomplish this end she has 
provided an institution devoted to the training of her young men along just such 
lines ; and, within this institution, these young men have begun to see the value of 
intimate association and cooperation, and, accordingly, have established an organi- 
zation which they hope may be productive of results tending to work for the 
betterment of ^Maryland's agricultural interests. 

This organization drew its first breath upon March 23rd, 19 14, when the 
agricultural students met and formed a club with 60 charter members. The club 
is a student organization and \\ill be run by those students taking agricidture. 
[Meetings are held twice each month, on the first and third Tuesdays. 

The benefits to be derived from this club are many, especially for the upper 
classman, since most of his work is lecturing or in some manner telling others how 
to do things. At each meeting one member is given notice that he will deliver 
a lecture the following meeting. This will give everv member experience in ad- 
dressing a large crowd, so that when, as a graduate, he goes back to the farm 
he mav have the ability to express his opinion. 

All new ventures must attract criticism and. thereby, attention. So. with this 
thought in mind, we leave off work for the present year, trusting that wdien we 
assemble at a first meeting next September new students and old alike may join 
hands in an earnest effort to make our organization a ]DOwerful organ, which shall 
work zealously for the development of Maryland's greatest asset — her agricultural 
possibilities. 

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Some plug rp for a hundred. 

And some for ninety thrive. 
I'm frank and free to say to thee, 

"Please give me sixty-five.'' 

Ford (at Sorority dance) : "My, but this floor is sli])i)ery 

tonight." 
His Fair Partner (meekly) : "You mean mv patent leatlier 

pumps, I suppose." 

Life to some fellows is one cigarette after another. 

Unwritten law is prettv fine. 

At least that's what they sa}' — 
But when I tried it on exams, 

Gee, whiz ! it didn't pay. 

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Prof. Bomberger: "l\I,r. Frazee, give me an example of an oatli." 
Frazee : "I am afraid that I might insult vou, Profcsso""." 

He: "Sleepy, dear?" 

She: "Little bit." 

He: "Want me to go?" 

She: "Not }et !'' 

First Student: "Say, Reds, have vou exvr seen a gas in the 

solid state?" 
Second Student: "Xo, Ras, I haven't." 
First Student : "Take a look at Doc.'' 

The distance from College Park to \\'ashington is fifteen cents. 

You don't necessarily get a bean everv time the College serves 
bean soup. 

Be flushed and your friends are many, 
Broke and you haven't any. 

Prof. Creese: "What makes the night fall?'' 

Pert Soph: "Newton's Laws cf Gravitation, I suppose." 



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Fee simple and a simple fee, 

And all the fees entail, 
Are nothing when compared to thee. 

Thou best of fee's — fe-male. 

Green (modestly) : "Do you think it would be improper for me 

to place one revered kiss upon this hand I hold?"' 
Miss Arbella: "Yes, I think it would be decidedly out of place.'' 

Poor Seniors : We have plenty of ways but no means. 

Our weary Editor-in-Chief cracks a joke: "I'm going down to 
the post office, stamp my feet and see if I can ship them 
home by parcel post." 



O'Neill's, Bob Gray's and Rasmussen's weakness 
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The humorous editor thinks that if Rockefeller with all his mil- 
lions can't buy a seat in Heaven, that his fortune of fi^ty cents 
will hardly take him past the "Hill of Difficulty." 

Juniors translating "Das Kalte Herz." 

Hauver (riding smoothly along) : "Relieve me, sir — " 

Knode : "Better get avvay from such a good translation, fellows, 

and make it more colloquial." 
Kelly (class buffoon): "How's this? 'Take if from me. kid — ' 

Guess that is colloquialism enough." 

Fletcher: "Don't }ou know, Mr. Interlocutor, I found out today 
that I was good looking." 

Interlocutor: "Why, how was that. Bill?" 

Fletcher: "Well, when I got off the train to come up here all the 
men around there with carriages called out to me, 'Hand- 
some, Handsome.' '' 

SERIOUSLY INJURED. 
Dave Johnson was seriously hurt at the Washington College 
football game. It was his heart, and the accident happened while 
he was sitting on the side line. Needless to say that he soon got 
better, for "Aitchy" called "Her" up and made a date to intro- 
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Daily performance at the College from 8:15 A. M. to 4:15 P. M. 
Season Tickets, $240 — No Intermission. 

CAST — As advertised by the student body. 

Pat Big Boss 

BooHO Little Boss 

Com MY Bull Dog Jack 

Mike The Grouch 

Doc Tolly Sczvcr Constructor 

Annie Dot Little Poy 

Sy The Wild Man 

Cat The Feline 

Bom MY The Psyuomonist 

Charles S Mr. Timckiller 

Doc Mac H2SO4 Fire 

Money Trust Jeiv Packard 

Becky Ladies' Man 

Grass Hopper Bones 

Pack Up Social Leader 

Bugs S\ Junior 



Programntp 

I St — Opening- song by Pat and Booho, entitled "We're the whole blamed show." 

2nd — Recitation, "How the Soph's should treat the Freshmen," by Booho. 

3rd — Solo, "How to blow your way to athletic fame," by Charles S. 

4tli' — A few "jokes"' on music, by Doc Tolly. 

5th — "Joke" by End Man Doc Mac, "How to detect presence of H2S." 

6th — Impromptu spiel, "Military is my salvation," by Commy. 

7th — Imitation of a fly, by Sy, assisted by Bugs and Grasshopper. 

8th — A Lecture, "A greater Institution outen dis hear Place,'' by Pat. 

9th — "How I flunked the class of '14 in Physics," by Mike. 

loth — Bommy cracks a bum joke. 

nth — ^"How I wean my oldest kittens in June," by Cat. 

I2th — Humorous speech, "I'm the Guy with the money," by our treasurer, 
The Money Trust. 

13th— Some anonymous questions: Where do the dollars for conditions go? 
What does Annie do with all his bouquets? 

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Whose changing voice makes him talk squeally 

He says "My dear popper 

Wants me to sing oper ; 

But I shall not have time for it, real-ly." 

And then there is "Angel Faced" Coster, 

Who withal, is a fairly good oyster. 

Of our deck he's the joker 

And at every class smoker. 

He starts a r;High house, like a roister. 

Ah ! Here we've J- Weldon Green, 
In the matter of dancing he's keen. 
His head's packed with knowledge. 
Crammed at High School and College 
You'd not think it would go into one bean. 

Then a word for our President, "Hoff," 

With his sweet little innocent "laff." 

He seldom, if at all. 

Sips the luscious high-ball, 

But for girls^ — here our chapeaux we doff. 

Now, let's have a look at short Gray, John. 

\Mio has always his Sunday clothes on. 

He says "d — d — ! d — ! 

To 1)e a lawyer, T am. 

And my clients will be real bon ton." 

Ha, Ha, here is Harry Rasmussen, 
Who's always eternally fussin'. 
He'd quarrel with his shadow. 
His tem])er is so bad. Oh ! 
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Adjutant : Commys mouthpiece. 

Application: Mental angina (a disease of the mind). Symtoms- — depression of 
spirits, dejection, gloom. 

Beauchaiup's Express: AI. A. C.'s 20th Century Limited. 

Bhiif : Working genius over time; persuading a Prof, that you know what you 
don't. 

Busted: Financially embarrassed. 

Bum: n. A human parasite; v. To live without working. 

Bed: Article of furniture; sometimes a little buggy (rats sleep on only one side). 

Chapel: II A. M. to 11.15 A. M. — then drill — Heaven — H — , Darrow's strong- 
hold. 

CoUe_s;e: An institution for defectives; "The Melting Pot." 

Coinmy: Ego! Lo ! The conquering hero comes — "Ich und Gott." 

Chemistry: Doctor Mac's specialty ("That's sufficient"). 

Corn Cracker: One who devours agricultural education in 10 weeks. 

Crib: (i) Sophs specially revised vest pocket edition of a compendium of use- 
ful knowledge; (2) store house of concealed ammunition. 

Da\ Dodi:;ers : Daily visitors — still tied to mother's apron strings. 

Dip : A piece of sheepskin awarded to sufiferers who have endured four years 
of cramming, cribbing and bluffing. 

Drag: ist, an instrument used for making hay; 2nd, something the Profs have 
and the ambitious want. 

Exam : Mental agony — "You can't get away from it ;'' the presence of mind is 
good but the absence of body is better. 

Faculty: (Facilis — easy), (i) A group of inanimate objects; (2) any dried 
collection. 

Freshman: A breaking out; occurs but once in the life of an ordinary individual ; 
cured by cold water and fans. 

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Fired : Like a gun — off at sliort notice. 

Flunk : A continuous curved line with a hole in th.e center. 

Far//i House: Originally a place for farm help — now in the hands of the Phil- 
istines. 

Grind: A meeting of facts and bone. 

Hash : A mess hall remnant sale. 

Mess: All that the word implies. 

Milk: A lacteal fluid, good for babies, and Mrs. Moore's bovs. 

Money : Never to be found at M. A. C, except at the St. John's game. 

A^eics : Truths and untruths about yoiu" neighbor. 

A'OTcls: The most popular reference books in. the library. 

0. D. : Commy's valet. 

Prof: One who knows that the student doesn't know. 

Quit: A disease caused by cold feet. 

Onirj: A pleasant pastime in which the Prof, lets the fellows talk. 

Rat : An insignificant, indefinable animal, usually persuaded bv physical measures. 

Skirt : A garment worn by ladies — of various shapes and dispositions. 

Student: A grind. One who burns the candle at lioth ends. 

Sick List: A list of health}- prevaricators. 




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said { — ) to his room mate. "It seems that when a girl once 
beholds my sunnv locks, an irresistible something touches a ten- 
der spot and sets those little chords of afifection vibrating. You 
know I shall always feel grateful to you for bringing us together, 
and say: Do you reckon Jack thinks he is the real article with 
her? r»ut wont he feel sore when he finds out that I've won! Yes, and in a 
walk." 

'Twas on the Fridav afternoon following the above conversation that this 
"fusser" received a "special delivery'' just as he entered Science Hall for labora- 
tory work. His joy knew no bounds, and forgetting himself and his surroundings, 
he let forth a deuce of a yell. "See, fellows, what 'S — he' has written me. I'll 
read it to you, so liere goes !" 

Washington, D. C. 

Dearest: — No doubt you will recall all the pleasant moments we spent together 
on the evening of last Saturday, when we had a prolonged heart-to-heart talk as 
we sipped ginger-ale ( ?) mingled with club sandwiches and good fellowship. 
Yes, and the long talk about the Rossbourg dance, which I enjoyed so much, and 
now once more, you will look back upon that pleasant evening anrl recall our tour 
of this dear old city, Washington, to which I owe so much. For, while here only 
a few short months, I can honestly say there is one gentleman to whom I owe a 
few of the most pleasant evenings of my life. You may deem it rude, no doubt, 
this seeming forwardness on my part ; but, honestly, my dear boy, I could not 
refrain from sending you a few lines to express my appreciation for the grand 
times I've had. 

I had hoped that during our accjuaintance and various conversations I would 
have been fortunate enough to have created an impression reciprocating the one 
you left with me, and somehow, as the days have lingered on, often have I 
watched and waited for just a few lines from \ou — but all in vain. 

Now, that heart chords have been stretched to their highest tension, like the 
strings of a violin, when one more twist upon the keys would result in a fatal 
termination — in such a condition has my heart been pitched since that fatal night — 
I find it impossible to stand it any longer and feel that I must again see you, 
if only for just a few short moments, for I have lots to tell you that I can't write. 

It is really important that I see \ou this evening. Will expect you at eight — - 

here at the house. ^. , r ■ ■, 

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S. H. E. 

P. S. — Please don't inform Jack of my writing you. 

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"You see," addressing" his room mate, "that I am the real cheese, after all, with 
her, and the next time you will believe me. I'm not the fool you think I am. 
Wants me to come and relieve the tension of her heart. 'Will I go ? You bet I 
will ! I'm going- to show the letter to Jack also, and set him bugs, too." 

The hours of the afternoon seemed loath to join their "innumerable prede- 
cessors." "Would they ever pass?" he thought. The Lab seemed to hold no 
attraction ; and everything was even more boring than usual. Then dinner 
hour. He arrived early to "avoid the rush" and the waiting to be served was 
seemingly a decade. 

After the meal was over, which was soon, for his appetite was gone, he made 
his way to his room to dress. "Where are my hose? I can't find a pair that 
suits me. Have you a new pair you will lend me? Everything seems to go wrong 
when a fellow wishes to make a hit by his best looks. How do you like my hair 
cut?" "Oh! it's great," agrees his room mate, "you are O. K." 

As promptly as a fire department, he's ofif for the twenty of seven car, and 
calling back, says "Don't leave the lights on for I'll not return until late." 

It is yet an hour and twent} minutes before eight o'clock, but our hero is 
pulling his hair and meditating nervously to himself. As he passes a corner at 
Fourteenth and Connecticut Avenue, he meets Jack, and giving him the "Sardonic 
Grin," hastens toward his destination. Next we find him passing to and fro on 
Connecticut Avenue, with watch in hand, heart in throat, waiting for the last 
fifteen minutes to pass. 

At last he gains entrance and sends up his card. Now comes the real suspense 
until the sought-for one appears. This is not long, for now "S — he" comes 
tripping down the stairs — a vision of loveliness. 

Extending his hand, as he advances to meet her, he says: "Well, dear, I've 
come to relieve the tension 'upon the old violin strings.' " 

"Mr. — I don't understand,'' she returned in surprise. "What do you mean?" 

"Why, don't you remeniber writing me this morning?" 

"I certainly do not," was the reply. 

"Do vou recognize this,'' he asked, handing over the letter. It slowly dawns 
upon "his majesty" what had been done. "Who is the rascal who did this," he 
exclaimed. 

"Oh, S — : Come let's go out and enjoy the evening." he pleads. But she 
has another engagement, so he returns to school somewhat crestfallen and exer- 
cising his brain in order to concoct a plausible story to hide his disappointment. 
"What made you come back so early?" asked his room mate, when he returned. 

"Well, after thinking it over, I was suspicious that it was a joke, so I 'phoned 
her and found out all about it. So the joke is on the 'Perpetrators,' and I'd just 
like to break that — 's mug." 



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His wooden chair is squeaky ; his books He scattered 'roun' 
The rough old wooden table with one leg broken down : 
And if he turns abruptly, his chair lets out a yell. 
As though a wide-mouthed darkie had fallen in — a well. 

His things are all a jumble, the bed is up-side-down. 
The door is ofT its hinges, the mirror's fly-specked brown, 
The floor has not for ages known the presence of a broom — 
He chews his old tobacco and spits around the room ; 

Then goes up to the window and tip-toes to look out. 

He sees the automobiles a 'shootin' 'round about. 

And as he gazes thusly, there floats up to his ear 

The C[uarterback's new signals, in tones both crisp and clear. 

He turns his head a little, and on the field he sees 

The yellow sweaters gleamin', and buzzin' 'round like bees ; 

He murmurs indistinctly, "It's hard to study right — 

I wondei- why I didn't attempt this job last night?" 

But time is quickly fleeting, he turns back to his task, 
Which is about as interesting as is an empty flask ; 
For he must have tomorrow — no matter what else be — 
To turn in to his teacher, some home-made poetry. 

He does not like blind Milton, he does not like Ed. Poe, 
Before he'd read Bill Shakespeare, he'd exercise a hoe ; 
He grunts and groans in mis'ry — it matters not a rip — 
He's got to hand the goods in, or else he'll get a "zip." 

So once again he's seated upon his squeaky chair ; 

Old poems he's running through with, each leaf he turns with care: 

But nothing seems to suit him,' 'till from the field he hears, 

"We're going to have a scrim.mage ! Come, boys, and give some cheers !" 

Then over goes the table, and things are knocked in heaps ; 
He thinks not of the 'morrow as out the door he leaps : 
And so, today you'll find him already to confess 
He'll have to take the zero, should "Prof not take this mess. 

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HE editors of the "Reveille." being- impressed with the untiring- 
activity and distinguished achievements of the members of the 
Faculty of M. A. C, sent a reporter to interview each member of 
the Faculty to request him to dictate a short but specific answer to 
the following- question : "What has been your greatest ambition in 
hfe?" 

While a number of the gentlemen could not be found, and while 
several others were too modest to answer, the reporter succeeded in interviewing" 
some of the most prominent professors, and secured from them the answers to 
the question as set forth below. The only change that the editors have taken the 
liberty to make in the replies to the question as dictated by the several gentlemen 
was to correct i8 grammatical errors that occurred in one of the replies. 

The reporter, not being able to find President Patterson in his office, went to 
his home, where he had to wait for an hour and a half while the Doctor was 
taking his third lesson in tango dancing under the direction of his prospective 
son-in-law. 

Finally Dr. Patterson, flushed from the exercise but beaming his satisfaction, 
entered the room, greeted the reporter most courteously, and cheerfully answered 
the question as follows : 

"The greatest ambition of my life has been to overcome, by constant care and 
self-discipline, an inordinate tendency towards over-exuberance of spirits. I early 
earned the name of '^Madcap Harry.' ]\Iy natural tendency has always been to 
laugh too much, to play too many pranks, to punch people in the ribs when Fm 
talking to them, to tell jokes at the faculty meetings, and to do all such undig- 
nified and kittenish things which might be excusable in a child, but which a man 
of my age should long since have put away. I hope some day to get myself 
better in hand. At least to do so is the crowning ambition of my life." 

The reporter thanked Dr. Patterson for the interview, and was in the act of 
leaving when the President called to him, "By the way, young man, you might 
add that T have some ambition towards getting a million dollars for the M. A. C. 
some day." 

Encouraged by this interview, the reporter next waited on Prof. Spence. As 
usual, the Vice-President was very genial and began answering the reporter's 
question before he had finished asking. 

"E-r-r, young man,'" said he, "I have one overweening ambition of my Hfe — 
a great inexpressible desire — a never ending hope- — and that is to make an inven- 
tion. I have worked night and day for the last ten years, to the exclusion of 
everything- else, to invent a non-inflammable cloth. I have had every variety of 



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ways, but I have never yet produced a blasted thing' that would not burn." 

The Professor seemed to have finished, but the curiosity of the reporter led 
hiim to say, "But, Professor, what do you want to do with such a non-inflammable 
variety of goods?" thinking that possibly the Mce-President was making unusual 
preparations for the future. "Oh," said the Professor, "I forgot to tell you. My 
ambition is to get a material for pockets so that I will not set my clothes on fire 
every time I put away a lighted hod upon the unexpected approach of a lady or 
the sudden appearance of the 'Big Boss.' or in the presence of a reporter." 

Just at that moment the Vice-President brought a veil, slapped his hands 
against his side pocket, threw a ])itcher of water on himself, and turned on the 
lire alarm. 

The reporter took advantage of the excitement to make his escape. He next 
went to the sanctum of Professor Mike Creese. Professor Creese motioned to the 
visitor to sit down, gave him a cigar, laid a box of candy by his side, and pointed 
to the word "candy" printed on the side of the box. The reporter thanked the 
Professor, came to the object of his visit at once, placed the question before the 
gentleman, and asked him to favor him with a reply. The Professor made no 
answer, but pointed to a sheet of paper, an envelope and a postage stamp, bv 
which the bright reporter understood that Mr. Creese would send his reply by 
mail. The next day the following was received : 
Editors of the Reveille. 

Gentlemen : — My ambitions are : 

1. To smoke up all tlie stogies in the U. S. 

2. To discover a numerical character indicating a value less than zero, for 
free distribution among the students of physics. 

3. To beat my present record in talking. One day four years ago I spoke 
seven words, and it has been my greatest ambition to bring up a day's conversa- 
tion to 10 or II words. 

Ver}- truly, 

MIKE, THE SILENT. 

We regret that space will not allow us to print the other replies in detail. But 
from these three it can be seen that the members of the M. A. C. Faculty have 
exceedingly worthy ambitions before them. Several other of the replies received 
are worty of particular notice. Prof. G winner asserted that his greatest ambi- 
tion was to make money, solely for the pleasure of spending it. 

Prof. Taliaferro claimed that his pet ambition was to invent a method lor 
electrifying his agricultural apparatus, in order to keep inquisitive students from 
fingering it. 

Prof. Richardson said that his greatest ambition of recent years was realized 
when we w^on the St. John's football game in 191 3. 

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In the year of our Lord, 1914, the Morril and New Mercer 
Literary Societies died at their home in the Maryland Agri- 
cultural College Dormitories at College Park, Md. The de- 
ceased have been patient sufferers for many years, but took a 
turn for the worse about three years ago. Among those who 
knew them at their best and who were at their bed side during 
their death illness were the members of the present Senior 
class. As the departed ones have been crippled for so long 
and have seldom appeared in society of late, they will not be 
missed very much, except by the immediate members of their 
fold, who are prostrated with grief over the sad demise of 
their aged beloved. The burial was private, the remains being 
interred into the Music Club, Fraternities and Minstrel Shows. 





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(rats) much in evidence. Goggles and golf sticks arrive. 

Sept. 19. — Goggles and golf sticks gone. Much drill. 

Sept. 20. — "Dope" Roberts actually refused a smoke. 

Sept. 21. — First Sunday. Big congregation. Storm in afternoon — every- 
body homesick. 

Sept. 22. — "Hirsh" Ford sits on Major Dapray's banana and makes an im- 
pression thereon. 

Sept. 23. — Rat (to Deeley and Ras) : "Say, little shrimps, what classes is 

you in ?" 

Sept. 24. — Major Dapray : "Cadet Williams, when I am away you are me." 

Sept. 2h. — Kelly bought a pack of cigarettes. 

Sept. 26. — President Patterson's reception was a success. Among others, 
Truitt was present. 

Sept. 27. — Some game : 27-10. 

Sept. 28. — Deeley had an idea, and scrambled for cents (sense), 

Sept. 29. — Green won 60c matchin' nickels with the conductor, 

Sept. 30. — Rat told Knode to go South. 

Oct. 1. — Reddy said, "S'Death, I'm going to the first dance anyway." 

Oct. 2. — Deeley made use of seven cuss words, and it rained. 

Oct. 3. — Doleman advised Knode and Ras to go "South.'' 

Oct. 4. — No, Truitt doesn't want an automobile (?). 

Oct. 5.— Richmond College, 0; M. A. C, 46, Sad but true. 

Oct. 6. — Beautiful day for a walk. Who walked ? Ask George Davis. 

Oct. 7. — "Peck" came back and lo! Major Dapray was proud of him. Made 
a speech over him. 

Oct. 8. — It rained, and "Dope" bought another package of Prince Albert. 

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mournfully at a girl for thirty minutes. 

Oct. 11. — Maryland has Hopkins goat, Bah ! ! ! 26-0. 

Oct. 12. — 'No one went to church. Why? Some game the day before. 

Oct. 13. — Some Committee meeting of Prof. Broughton's. They were fine 
chocolates. Fine knockers. 

Oct. 14. — Lo ! Mrs. Dyer came, and so did Green. Poor Ras. 
Oct. 15. — Announced: All telephone calls paid before delivery. 
Oct. 16. — Senior sextette engaged in vocal contortions all the morning. 
Oct. 17. — General orders four miles long published. 

Oct. 18. — First College dance (rag). Heap much fun. "Doc Tolly" is 
some dancer. 

Oct. 19. — Ah ! Sweet day of rest ! All the choir at College Chapel had 
hysterics. 

Oct. 20. — Truitt is going to start a dairy farm or a cow farm. 

Oct. 21. — Who smashed the glass-covering of the new military bulletin 
board ? 

Oct. 22. — Musical Club organized. Kelly won 65c playing poker. 

Oct. 23. — Reddy (in Chemical Laboratory) : "She loves me, she loves me 
not," etc. Ras : 'Tsh Ka Bibble." 

Oct. 24. — Some Te Dansant ! Oiu LaLa ! Reddy fell for another one. 
Oct. 25. — Played the Navy. Forget what the score was. 

Oct. 26. — "Plum Point," "Joe" and "Reggy" paid a morning call to the 
house 'cross the way. Gently awakened some one. 

Oct. 27. — Announced: Stock-judging team got fifth place. "Johnny B" 
got a shiner from "Joseph" in the chapel, 

Oct. 28. — Senior Class meeting. Truitt and Ford call each other pet names. 

Oct. 29. — Johnny Gray heard singing. "There's a Girl in the Heart of 
College Park, etc." 

Oct. 30. — Deeley said, "I know my lessons under Professor R. perfectly 
every day."???? 

Oct. 31. — A dandy Hallowe'en Party by Ladies of the Faculty. Who was 
who? Rogers and T. D. Gray made love. Deeley and "Gige" Gray did same; 

Nov. 1. — Haskin Updegraph got locked out and stayed out 'till 1 A. M. 

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Nov. 5. — Perfectly good old speech about taking holiday. 

Nov. 6. — Another ream of real good paper was used for general orders. 

Nov. 7. — Got half drill period to practice yells for St. John's benefit. 

Nov. 8.— St. John's game. We got them, M. A. C, 13; St. J. C, 0; but 
we didn't get their money. 

Nov. 9. — "Lest we forget." Our good, true, old friend, Mr. Johnson, was 
buried on this day. 

Nov. 10. — Major gave one dollar ($1.00) for musical club. It was appre- 
ciated. 

Nov. 11. — Some one poured (Hg) mercury in Bill Fletcher's pipe, and Bill 
expectorated Hg for half an hour. 

Nov. 12. — Reddy tried to kill Ras by knocking him senseless (an easy thing 
to do) while he was dancing. 

Nov. 13. — Johnny's time is not beaten yet. He went to the bungalo. 

Nov. 14. — Great game: W'ashington College, 0; M. A. C, 20. Some 
dance down at the 'Ville. 

Nov. 15. — The writer went to Laurel, thereby missing all M. A. C. hap- 
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Nov. 16. — Truitt and Coster tied two cats' tails together side by each, and 
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Nov. 17. — Big Bob said he sure was going to beat Reddy 's time down there 
in the Park, 

Nov. 18. — Hopkins wanted to know which was the champion football team 
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Nov. 19. — Broughton went to Washington, and everybody stayed in the 
lab. and worked ( ?). 

Nov. 20. — Some one really heard the scriptural reading in chapel, also a 
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Nov. 21. — Down to Pat's, Green looked a girl in the eyes, and said: "I'll 
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Nov. 23. — Bum day — no girls on pike. 

Nov. 24. — Some one (a girl of the Park) said: "Mr. Green is the drum 
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Nov. 25. — Some talk by the Major on "Let me like a Soljur Fall." 

Nov. 26. — First informal dance was a splendid success, even tho R. V. T. 
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Nov. 28. — The day after, and no holiday, but it sure was some play. The 
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Nov. 29. — The author slept all day — no entry. 

Nov. 30. — Rained cats and dogs, and a smash up by the bridge occurred ; 
as usual, Author was on hand to hand out information. 

Dec. 1. — Found out there were three great men in the world, and as Major 
Dapray says, "I was the other." 

Dec. 2. — Reddy stayed home and studied his lessons (?). 

Dec. 3. — Mr. R. C. Williams got excused from chemistry to see Aimee ofif. 

Dec. 4. — Three rat meetings were broken up. The good old days have went. 

Dec. 5. — "Idlers' Dance," and a very pretty girl at Pat's sets Reddy off again. 

Dec. 6. — Green said, "Well, we'll call on our old friend Shoemaker, today." 

Dec. 7. — "All the fellows in the Park went to church to hear the new min- 
ister. 

Dec. 8. — The student body looked rear'cute"in their brand new uniforms. 

Dec. 9. — Strange, yet true, the Junior Chemical Section stayed in the lab- 
oratory all afternoon without singing "Nearer, My God, to Thee." 

Dec. 10. — Reddy wonders why he ever fell in love at all. "Dope" had the 
hair cut, and ever after will wear it a la pompadour. 

Dec. 11. — The author of this had his hair cut. That's enough for one day. 

Dec. 12. — J. \\\ Green sure does love Pat's Friday evening receptions ; he 
was there again this evening. I wonder why? 

Dec. 13. — Great poker game over at "Cab's" house. Lasted all day. Some- 
body really won thirteen cents ($0.13). 

Dec. 14. — Truitt was melancholy. He told the author of this that his girl 
said she loved him.???? 

Dec. 15. — On Nov. 10 reader will note what was said. It was a mistake. It 
was only promised — promised again today. 

Dec. 16. — Discovered — that the military maneuver which seems to please the 
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Dec. 17. — While gently, sweetly, singing a pathetic ballad this evening on 
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Dec. 18. — The Investigating Committee from Annapolis came, but we saw 
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Dec. 19. — The Christmas dance happened on this date, and none of those 
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Jan. 7, 1914. — Once again, after making and breaking many New Year's 
resolutions, the students of old M. A. C. take up ( ^Yith much pleasure?) their 
s'.udicus wcrk. 

Johnny Gray, that is "J- B.'' 

A 2^air of glasses got — to see, 

To edit this bloomin' "Reveille;" 

And maybe to look across the way 

\Miere lives a maiden named A — - — . 

Jan. 8.— 

Now, "Ras" likes wine of any sort, 

And when a man sent him a quart, 

Of good old-fashioned poisoned Port, 

The way 'twas analyzed, was sport. 
This same day the Y. ^L C. A. Secretary arrived. 
Jan. 9. — First Friday after holiday. Every one beat it to town. 

Jan. 10. — Deeley (after retiring at 8.30 P. M. ) wakes up suddenly at 10 
P. M., sits up in bed, and yells "\\'ho"s the guy what says we can't dance till 
12 o'clock?" "Reddy" saw Marguerite. Refer to Dec. 5, 1913. 

Jan. 11. — Sunstone went out to dinner, down to the 'Ville and danced (on 
Sunday ) and while dancing bit the girl's ear because he stepped on her foot. 

Jan. 12.— 

'Twas on this day at half-past eleven 

A cadet dreau'ied he went to Heaven. 

He dreamed the pearly gate was kept that day 

By one who on earth was named Dapray. 

Now the rest of this dream is sad to tell. 

For that Ccxdet said, "I'll take a chance in Jersey City." 

Tan. 13. — A little Senior went to see a play called "The Lady of the Slipper," 
and he enjoyed it so much his hair grew half an inch. 

Jan. 14. — The skating was very good on the lakes, but a man by the name 
of Bob Gray, preferred to sit on the bank and talk. Of course he had a reason. 
His only noteworthy remark was, "T wish I had a Girl." 

Jan. 15. — There was a meeting of the Senior Class, and there were no bum 
arguments advanced. The atmosphere was charged with expectancy. Every- 
body felt as though something was going to happen. 

Jan. 16. — Some spiel I must expect us to live in the woods all of our lives. 

Tan. 17. — It happened on this date. J. W. Green and Mr. Fuchs were es- 
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Jan. 18. — The author of this went to church twice in one day, and gave 20 
cents in the collection plate. It didn't rain. Messrs. R. V. Truitt and D. L. 
Johnson got in such a bum argument over the neatness of the cadet corps that 
they almost had a real hght.. 

Jan. 19. — All indications show that the world will come to an end at a very 
early date. The world has grown worse than it was yesterday. Truitt smoked 
a cigarette. 

Jan. 20. — Prof. B. gave quite a long lecture in Economics upon this date. 
His subject was that Seniors should always get to their classes on time in the 
morning. After he finished, four big Seniors strolled in nonchalantly and took 
a side-long glance at the Prof.'s nezv long-eared collar. 

Jan. 21. — Regular meeting of the Senior Class. Much business transacted. 
Ford and Truitt made love to each other again. Class agreed unanimously 
that too much order was present. 

Jan. 22. — The Y. M. C. A. secretary got off another good joke, and everyone 
laughed except Deeley. Professor Spence read the resolutions of the Faculty, 
and there was an experience meeting. Many cadets had to stand up and receive 
a dose of humiliation. 

Jan. 23. — The Rossbourg dance was held. "Reddy"' matched dimes in the 
laboratory to see who should be his sponsor. 

Jan. 24. — Every one slept late but Remsburg. He tried to solve this problem : 
which is greater, a half-dozen dozen or six-dozen dozen? H. S. Ford was 
heard singing, "I Love Her! Oh! Oh! Oh!" 

Jan. 23. — Sunday — everyone who could find a girl went walking. Those 
who could not find one attended the Y. M. C. A. meeting and had such a lovely 
time ! 

Jan. 26. — Notice the fact that no mention has been made of the Monday 
and Friday afternoon lectures. Well, keep on noticing. None will be. 

Jan. 27. — "P)ommy"' was ten minutes late for Economics. Mr. Fletcher 
said, "Now we might as well understand this thing right here. We can't be 
disturbed by having him running in here any old time of the day." 

Jan. 28 (see Jan. 21). — Today we had a beautiful time. Green and "Reddy" 
wanted to have a free-for-all fight because neither had any hard feelings over 
the fact that the "Reveille" was to be dedicated to "Charles S." 

Jan. 29. — This was indeed a red letter day in the history of this grand insti- 
tution. First. Deeley shot crap for money. Then, "Dopes" bought a fifteen- 
cent package of cigarettes. The world is getting better every day. 

Jan. 30. — Prof. B. cracked a great joke about the two men in the train, one of 
which thought he knew everything in the world ; and it had a real cuss word 
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that J. Weldon Green had addressed it, and that it was very ably addressed. 
Can you beat that ? 

Feb. 1. — There was no drill today I It was Sunday. "Reddy" went to town 
to look over some pictures for the "RKVPtTLLE;." 

Feb. 2. — Very interesting chapel exercises today. Professor Spence got up 
and made a moral address, and then Grace, Drake, and a few others got up 
and made their short orations. Much applause from the student body. Bre'r 
Groundhog saw his shadow. Guess we will have some coldness. 

Feb. 3. — A good rehearsal of the dramatic club. From all indications there is 
going to be a very good minstrel show here soon. Reddy went to town. Refer 
to December 5, etc. 

Feb. 4. — Paul Blundon figured up his accounts, and, according to his trial 
balance, he is 68 cents ahead of the game yet. As a noted gambler this is doing 
well. W'e realize he has won more than that. 

Feb. 5. — From an Economic viewpoint, Al White committed himiself today. 
He really condescended to tell "Hommy" some Economics — just as it was in 
the book. 

Feb. 6.— The Band gave a concert on this date, and it was enjoyed by all 
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Feb. 7. — The Y. M. C. A. reception, and it was the best reception of its 
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herself). You should have seen Deeley eating peanuts by the peck. 

Feb. 8. — Cadet S. E. Griffin took a long walk with a frend of his to Belts- 
ville. On the way they met a country store open. And you should have seen 
the expression that came over the faces of those simple country folk when 
"StiiT" ordered his tenth glass of hard cider. 

Feb. 9. — (See January 19). In Economics this morning Truitt was sud- 
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had a tobacco heart. 

Feb. 10. — Jack Chisholm found a buzzard and took it home. He fed it 
crackers and milk, but this dainty bird did not thrive on such coarse fare, so 
while Jack was away the bird flew the coop. Sad ! 

Feb. 11. — Another meeting of the Senior Class. What's the use? Nothing 
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Feb. 13. — Miss Gwynn gave a dance at her home in Laurel. All the guests 
enjoyed the evening. One should not stroll around Laurel in the moonlight 
when one wishes to catch a train. Ask Ford why. 

Feb. 14. — Valentine Day! Mrs. Conner's tea and dance were both suc- 
cesses. Rogers put in a quarter donation for the organ fund, and took out 
fifty cents. H. S. Ford said. "So I am a 'Jew Packard." " 

Feb. 15. — A very interesting address was delivered at the chapel under the 
auspices of the Y. M. C. A. The subject was, "The Unreason of Unbelief." 
Those who heard that address could not help but believe — except "Ras." 

Feb. 16. — A young lady of the park went out for a lark. And it was out of 
the snow Fletcher fetched her. The sledding was fine, and they all had a 
good time . 

Feb. 17. — Norman Peter addressed the Chemical Society, and he gave a 
good talk on gold. He was out West last summer, and he said he walked all 
around gold, and couldn't find any but "Fools' Gold." 

Feb. 18. — The Senior class are all ladies' men except "Reddy!" Mike Levin 
said he was not going to the "Prom." 

Feb. 19. — The decorations for the "Prom" were nearly completed, and they 
were hard to beat. The minstrel troop held a rehearsal, and they showed up 
finely. 

Feb. 20. — The Junior "Prom." ^^^-lat pleasant thoughts still linger in our 
minds. Massey turned turtle. The Junior and Senior extras will be remem- 
bered for some time. 

Feb. 21. — The day after the "Prom;"' no one up before 12 P. X. 

Feb. 22. — "Georgie's" birthday. There was much speaking in the Y. M. 
C. A. meeting. Then, in the evening, "Johnny," "Reddy' and "Ras" went 
calling. 

Feb. 23. — No academic duties, and it snowed. It was reported that B. A. 
Ford had the German measels. 

Feb. 24. — The coasting was very good, but many of the Seniors knew noth- 
ing about Economics. The sleds upset upon one occasion, and one of the 
children slid 15 feet. 

Feb. 2zi. — Just two weeks previous to this date the venerable coat pocket of 
Prof. Spence caught fire, and it is stated he was dazed for quite a time after 
he discovered he was on fire. The author apologizes for not putting this 
imjiortant entry in at the proper time. 

Feb. 26. — To the Measel scare had to be added the Smallpox scare. Small- 
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danced. Oh ! Constancy ! Thou are a jewel. ^ 

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Crow, and Mr. Crow said, " 'Reddy,' sing tenor." "Reddy" went home in * 

disgust. j 

March 1. — March came in like a lion. All those who pulled the hill know j* 

it too. D. L. Johnson and R. C. Williams stayed up all night watchmg fires so + 

the building would not bum down. + 

March 2.— Blowed like H — all day. Houses continued to rock like young 
boats. No drill. Everybody stayed home at night. 

March 3. — Major and Chisholm had a set-to, each claiming to own the War 
Department. Neither convinced the other as to ownership. 

March 4. — At 12.30 A. X. "Reddy" rushed into Schultz's room and yelled. 
"Gee, I want to get married so badly I don't know what to do. If 1 were in 
town I'd get married tonight." 

March 5. — In German this morning, Prof. Spence did some queer translating 
for the Sophomores. 'Tis odd how things will out. 

March 6. — After returning from Laurel at 14 P. X., "Reddy" had a 
strenuous battle with the snow man. Yes, "Reddy" knocked his bloomin' head 
right off. 

March 7. — "Dave" Johnson patronized (indirectly) the Colonial Wine Shop, 
and had ye old bottle of Port. H. S. Ford again went to Alexandria. 

March 8. — Sunday. A very good game of poker was held under the 
auspiciousness of the Y. M. P.(oker) A. at "Cab's." All the winners went to 
church in the evening and placed the winnings in the collection plate. 

March 9. — There was some party at the Farm House on this date. The 
beverage analysis: 50 per cent, of 95 per cent, alcohol, 40 per cent, of H^O, 5 
per cent, blackberry dregs, 5 per cent, vinegar. The strangest performance of 
the evening was the "Mysterious Disappearance Act." 

March 10. — Aery interesting sugar analysis in Senior Chemistry. It came 
to 100 per cent, exactly. 

Cy Perkins delivered a 30-minute lecture on "The Profitableness of a Moral 
Education" to "Stiff" Griffin, and "Stiff"' appreciated it. 

March 11. — Snowed again. Needed a vacation. P>ad headache, therefore 
no entry for today. 

March 12. — Some people say talk is cheap. Other people pay $1.00 per 19 
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party at Keith's, and much excitement generally. 

March 14. — Reception at Dr. Patterson's. Already the "Fate of the Senior" 
showed itself. The under classmen loomed up conspicuously. 

March 15. — William K. Robinson paid a short visit to the old school, and 
was greeted cordially by Josh W. Green. 

EXAM WEEK. 

March 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. — Flew out every night, and 

.r, . , 1-1 L eft tomorrow's lesson till tomor- 

F ut tmie on lessons each night, , 

. , , , , - 1 i"ow was today. 

A nd knew where next day s lessons xt i i • t^- , 

U ndertook to memorize "Pistol 
were. „ ,, 

Pete. 
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„:,.,,, N othing like holding four aces. 

S lept eight hours a day. t^ •,, , • • , r • 

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March 21. — Much weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth over flunks, and 
much rejoicing over "not flunks." 

March 22. — Regulation Sabbath. Give scribe a rest. 

March 23. — The third term began. Notable absence in Senior Class. Some- 
one is reported to have said, "Oh, come, let us go down to the undertaker's 
and hear the casket coffin'." 

March 24. — In Economics : Mark Twain's differentiation of economical 
lies — ■'' Well, there are lies, and D — lies, and then you know there are 
statistics." 

■March 25. — S wears to you by stars above, 
E ver to you to be true. 
N ever knew yet how to love, 
I n the day he knew not you. 
O r he'll call you a turtle-dove 
R eally believing you think him true. 

March 26. — Nearly all the student body was in uniform. At least a Major 
was created. Truitt refused the Presidential chair in Economics. 

March 27. — Some one partly removed a perfectly good old thesis from the 
Chemical Department. Consisted of half a bottle of Port wine. 

March 28. — 'Great confusion in Chemical laboratory. Some one removed 
a four year old pipe "bottled-in-bond." However, even "Ras" believes the 
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March 29. — A very good lecture in chapel on, "The Growth of Man." 
Special music was rendered. The Sunday afternoon walk still in vogue. 

March 30. — The minstrel troupe gave a very promising rehearsal. Mysteri- 
ous signs reading, "York," or "Lancaster" were seen scattered promiscuously 
over the campus. 

March 31. — March went out like a lamb. The mysterious signs explained. 
They denoted a campaign for new Y. M. C. A. members. 

x\pril 1. — For the first time in many years the students decided to sing in 
chapel on this day — after Secretary Darrow got real "sweet." 

April 2. — One of the members of the Faculty accidently got mixed up with 
a three-legged grindstone and turned three complete revolutions before separat- 
ing himself from it. 

April 3. — The "Minstrel Show" happened, and it was some show. Mr. 
"Stiff" Griffiin gave an after-dinner party. Among those present were the 
entire Y. M. C. A. cabinet. 

April 4. — "Jimmy" Caldwell took the afternoon off, and spent two and a 
half hours very profitably at the opera. The opera house was located on 
ninth street between E and F. Editor's Note : Why, Jim ! 

x'\pril 5. — The sacred concert given in the chapel was well attended, and — 
"Looks like rain, doesn't it? Let's take a walk anyway." 

April 6. — Student (handing Prof, a handkerchief) "Professor, is this your 
handkerchief?" 

Prof, (absentmindedly) : "Yes, it sounds like it." 

April 7. — In Senior Economics this morning several of the class were very 
much worried as to how much of their income would be left after the income 
tax collector got through with them, providing, of course, that the Seniors 
worked after graduaton. 

April 8. — Green, our champion narrator of short stories, told today stories 
about the following things : Yachts, strawberries, automobiles, evening suits, 
trips to Seattle, New York, etc. The Easter holiday started as a result. 

April 9. — E ven though we love to work (?) 



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April 16. — Prof. Spence gave a short talk, telling the student body to be 
ready to fight for the country. As a result, Doc Etienne and Blundon enlisted 
in the army of the Y. M. C. A. 

April 17. — The house of "The White Rose" fell, and heavy was the fall 
thereof. It was agreed that they should entertain the house of "The Red Rose." 
If you don't know what this means don't worry. 

April 18. — Fine little dance down the '\'ille. 

April 19. — Sunday comes one day in seven and we ought to think of heaven. 
Uut, alas, this day of the week, is generally given unto sleep. P. S. This is 
philosophy, not poetry. 

April 20. — Prof. B. blossomed out in a new loose-leaf collar. Sounded like 
a war with Mexico. 

April 21. — There may be a war with Mexico yet. The newspapers said so 
today and you know how truthful they are. 

April 22. — In Economics (notice how much happens in Economics. If you 
don't tell any one I'll tell you why. It gives the Seniors such a beautiful chance 
to show up what they don't know). Reddy : "The inheritance tax is what goes 
to the heir." Student: "No, it goes from the heir." P. S. Smothered 
laughter. Editor's Note: It ought to have been "canned'' instead of just 
"Smothered." 

April 23. — Pretty much like any other Thursday. 

April 24. — Beautiful day. Supposed to have Government inspection, but 
the inspector did not show up. Much holiday. 

April 25. — Heavy day. Government inspection. It rained like the Dickens. 
Rossbourg dance at night. "Oh, happy day, oh, happy day! The rain it 
washed my pumps away I" 

April 26. — See entry for April 19. 

April 27. — "Reddy" is still on the job. He says, "I love the ladies." W'e 
doubt it. 

April 28. — The Seniors had a class meeting and unanimously adopted the 
Honor System in examinations and class recitations. 

April 29. — It seems hard but you can't keep a thesis around here under any 
circumstances. One whole thesis vanished from the chemical laboratory. 

April 30. — The diary notes flew out of the window and were eaten by the 
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May 1. — Deeley sat on a bee; Some fun liad he. Who? — The bee. 

May 2. — Much day. Beat St. John's in the morning, and won the Track and 
Field meet in the afternoon. 

May 3. — First they took a walk — and then ; 
They had a talk — and then ! 
Oh ! It was Sunday afternoon, and they 
Talked about the weather. 

May 4. — "Lawrence" Smoot said he would walk twenty miles to see a girl. 
Ain't it funny how the spring gets "em all? 

May 3. — "Bommy" honors the engineering students with the appelation, 
"Engineers." "What would 'Kat' say?" 

May 6. — Cadet (to Truitt, who is looking sad ) — "What's the matter, 'Reggie.* 
disappointed in love?" Truitt: "Yes, love ain't what it's cracked up to be." 

May 7. — The Senior class was entertained at dinner at Dr. Patterson's. The 
post prandial speaking was excellent. 

May 8. — Much "frat" dance in town. The dance was a decided success; 
but there must be no more dances away from the school (?) 

May 9. — Weldon Green looked very sad and downcast at the game. Weldon, 
(independently), 

"If she be not for me 

W'hat care I for whom she be?" 

May 10. — Big full moon — big browm eyes (green or gray — it doesn't matter) ! 
Soft lily w^hite hand, voice like a bird's note. Oh ! he's off again. 

May 11. — "Pete" Ames came back from the South I Gee, what's going to 
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