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Ralph A. Sinclair
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The Woman's Board of Oglethorpe Uni-
versity Who, by their untiring efforts,
have made a wonderful dream to become
a thing of realty, who, by their loyal de-
votion and deep interest, have made our
environment more beautiful and inspir-
ing, and to whom, in a realization of the
necessity and value of woman's touch in
the moulding of the lives of the future
Do we, in token of appreciation, dedi-
Gentle and appreciative reader, the task
of disarming criticism is fruitless. We do
not ask you to praise this book, and we
do not seek honor for an unappreciated
work, because then the world would only
give us pity. But when time, that inevit-
able promoter of old age, has added many
years to your life, and you can glance
through this book, and have again those
youthful dreams, and live and feel again
that close, binding friendship toward man-
kind which you felt while in college, then
our task will seem to us a success. If, on
the other hand, you pick up this book, and
while turning its pages do not have fond
reminiscences of college days, we will con-
sider our work unsuccessful.
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Administrative Omcials of Ogletkorpe University
Officers of the Board of Directors
Edgar Watkins President
J. T. LuPTON First Vice-President
H. P. Hermance Second Vive-President
L. C. Mandeville Third Vice-President
Hatton B. Rogers Treasurer
Dr. J. Cheston King Secretary
Edgar Watkins Chairman
Gordon Burnett Silas Davis
John A. Copeland Jas. R. Gray, Jr.
Joel Hunter George E. King
John A. Brice L. C. Mandeville
J. Henry Porter J. Russell Porter
Thomas H. Daniel Victor H. Kriegshaber
Jas. T. Anderson Sidney Holderness
J. M. TuLL John A. Manget
Shepard Bry'an Dr. Phinizy Calhoun
Dr. J. Cheston King Dr. Thornwell Jacobs
Hatton B. Rogers
Dr. Thornwell Jacobs
President and Professor oj Cosmic History
A.B., Presbyterian College of South Carolina. Valedictorian and Medalist; A.M.,
P. C. of S. C; Graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary; A.M., Princeton Uni-
versity; LL.D., Ohio Northern University; Pastor of Morganton (N. C.) Presby-
leiian Church; Vice-President of Thornwell College of Orphans; Author and Editor;
Founder and Editor Westminster Magazine; Engaged in the organization of Ogle-
thorpe University; Member Graduate Council of the National Alumni Association of
James Freeman Sellers
Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Faculty
A.B., and A.M., University of Mississippi; LL.D., Mississippi College; Graduate
Student, University of Virginia and L^niversity of Chicago; leaching Fellow, Uni-
versity of Chicago; Professor of Chemistry, Mississippi College and Mercer Univer-
sity; Professor of Chemistry, A. E. F. University, Beaune, France; Y. M. C. A. Edu-
cational Secretary, England: Fellow American Association for the Advance of Science;
President Georgia Section American Chemical Society; Author, Text-book of Analy-
George Frederick Nicolassen
Professor of Ancient Languages
A.B., University of Virginia; A.M., University of Virginia; Fellow in Greek,
Johns Hopkins University, Two Years; Assistant Instructor in Latin and Greek, Johns
Hopkins University, One Year; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Professor of An-
cient Languages in the S. P. U., Clarksville, Tenn.; Vice-Chancellor of the S. P. U. ;
Author of Notes on Latin and Greek, Greek Notes Revised, The Book of Revelations.
James Edward Routh
Professor of English
A.B.. and Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Tocqueville Medalist, Johns Hopkins
Llniversity; Winner Century Magazine Prize for College Graduate of 1905; Phi Beta
Kappa; Sub-Editor, Century Dictionary Supplement, N. Y., 1905; Instructor, Uni-
versity of Texas and Washington University; Acting Assistant Professor, University
of Virginia; Assistant and Associate Professor, Tulane University; Professor of
English, Johns Hopkins University Summer School 1921 and 1922; Author, Two
Studies on the Ballad Theory of the Beowulf; The Prize of Classical English Criticism,
Articles in English Studies (Heidelberg).
Herman Julius Gaertner
Professor of German and Education
A.B., Indiana University; A. M., Ohio Wesleyan University; Ped.D., Ohio
Northern University; Teacher and Superintendent in the Common Schools and High
Schools of Ohio and Georgia; Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy in Wilming-
ton College, Ohio; Professor of History in Georgia Normal and Industrial College,
Milledgeville, Ga.; Member of the University Summer School Faculty, University of
Georgia, Six Months; Assistant in the Organization of Oglethorpe University.
Arthur Stephens Libby
Dean of the School of Commerce
Professor of Political Science and International Law
Ph.B., Bowdoin College; A.B., University of Maine; A.M., Sorbonne, Paris;
A.M., Brown University; Ph.D., University of Paris; Instructor in Modern Languages,
Converse College; Lecturer on Education, San Francisco Exposition; Lyceum Lec-
turer on History, Travel and World Politics; First Lieutenant, Spanish-American
War; Staff Officer with the 27th. Division in World War; Delegate Representing
South Carolina at the International Congress of Education, Brussels, Belgium, 1910.
M. Harding Hunt
Professor of Biology
Tufts College, B.S.; Harvard LIniversity; Danbury Normal School; Brown Veter-
inary Hospital; Lane School of Chiropractic, D.C. ; Master in Science, Freyburg
Institute; Principal, Torrington High School; Reynolds Professor of Biology, David-
son College; Professor of Biology, Southern College; Superintendent of Schools,
New Hartford; Private Tutor, New York City.
Cora Steele Libby
Assistant Professor in School of Business Administration, Commerce and Finance.
A.B., Converse College; Student, New York University and Columbia Univer-
sity; Head of the Department of Mathematics, Converse College, Spartanburg, S. C;
Acting Dean, Converse College.
Ira Venson Maxwell
Associate Professor of Accounting and Bookkeeping
Rheinhardt College; Certified Public Accountant (Georgia Examining Board);
Professor of Bookkeeping and Shorthand ( Draughon's Business College) ; Auditor
(Joel Hunter & Co.)
Professor of Education
B.S., Stanberry Normal School; A.B., State Teachers College, Kirksville, Mo.;
City Superintendent of Schools, Bethany, Mo.; Director Department, and Later Pro-
fessor of Education, State Teachers College, Kirksville, Mo.; Associate Professor of
Education, University of Wyoming; Professor of Rural Education and Director of
Demonstrations Schools, State Teachers College, Greely, Col.; Editor of the Rural
School Messenger and Later of The School and The Community, and Author of
Various Educational Brochures; Member of National Education Association.
John Word West
Assistant Professor of Physics and Mathematics
A.B., North Georgia Agriculture College, Dahlonega; Superintendent of Grounds
and Buildings, Oglethorpe University.
William Louis Roney
Professor of Modern Languages
A.B., University of Pittsburgh; Professor of Modern Languages, Washington
College, Tenn. ; Professor of French, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, (Summer
Session) ; Professor of Modern Languages, Marietta College, Ohio; Officer in French
and American Armies During the World War; Member of Modern Language Asso-
Wilbur K. Butts
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Cornell University; Assistant in Ornithology, Cornell University; Graduate
Student, Columbia University; Biologist, U. S. Bureau of Fisheries.
Frank B. Anderson
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Athletic Director
A.B., University of Georgia; Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Athletic
Director, University School for Boys; Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Ath-
letic Director, R. E. Lee Institute; Coach, University of Georgia; Assistant Professor
of Mathematics and Athletic Director, Gordon Institute; Assistant Professor of
Mathematics and Athletics, Riverside Military Academy.
Mrs. Earl Sherwood Jackson
Studied at Musical College and American Conservatory, Chicago; Special Coach-
ing, Bispham, Madam Delia Valerie, Herbert Witherspoon; Four Years President
Drama League Study Class; Organizer and Director of Little Theatre Guild, Atlanta;
Director and Author, Atlanta's Municipal Christmas Festival; Lecturer and Inter-
preter of Grand Opera.
James E. Robertson
B.S., Dartmouth College; Captain of Football Team, Dartmouth College 1916-17;
Member of Football Team at Saumur Artillery School, Saumur, France; Member of
Football Team Dartmouth College, 1919-20; Captain Football Team, Dartmouth
College 1920-'21-"22; Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Line Coach at Dartmouth College,
Fall of 1922.
Alma Hill Jamieson
Librarian, and Instructor in Library Practice.
Graduate Carnegie Library School, Atlanta; Assistant in Atlanta Library.
The Ogletkorpe Woman's Board
OMEN have always wanted to be a large part in the making
of great dreams, so it was in January 1917 the Woman's
Board of Oglethorpe was organized by a group of sixty
women. This unique organization has now grown to a
number beyond three hundred. It is an institution es-
tablished as a natural co-worker with the Board of
Founders of the university, but its aim is to supply the
Someone expressed a thought to this effect, "If I had only two loaves
of bread, I would sell one of them to buy hyacinths for my soul". The
Woman's Board is providing the young men and women of Oglethorpe with
the beautiful things, furnishing a delicate nourishment for their souls.
There is hardly an activity of Oglethorpe which does not find inspira-
tion in the spontaneous support so generously offered by this group of
noble women. The Woman's Board is divided into committees, each re-
presenting some particular phase of endeavor at the university. The or-
chestra, the infirmary, and the campus find special care in the hands of
these splendid women. The Players' Club, the football team, and the co-ed
basketball team have all known the thrill from the genuine interest taken
The personnel of the Woman's Board are leaders in the religious,
patriotic, civic, and social life of Atlanta; tliey are friends who are build-
ing Oglethorpe in a hundred ways. A beautiful sentiment is one expressed
by Mrs. Katherine Connerat, President of the Board, "Oglethorpe Univer-
sity looms large on the educational horizon, and in proportion to its growth,
the mother board will enlarge its scope of usefulness."
Oh Woman! Mighty mother
Of lis all,
Custodian of eternal love; joyful
In the doing of things great
Embracing all, thy strong arm
Binds us close with subtle ties.
To pay our tribute, and receive
Thy gentle touch
More delicate than the soft rose petals
■ And quite as sweet.
To those in need of thee.
Senior Class History
IME in its ceaseless passage leaves along its trails scattered frag-
ments that tell of a once living present that has blended itself
with the past, that awful depository of the dead. In whatever
time, under whatever circumstances, he may live, it is the duty
of the historian faithfully to gather these scattered fragments
together and weave them candidly into a true story that shall
depict to the world the time of which he writes; not alone of
its glories, its achievements, or its possible reverses, but also of
the latent causes that have wrought out these results.
So kind reader let us go back to the fall of 1920, and I am sure that the theory
of evolution will receive new support from the history of this class, for who would
recognize the seniors of today as the freshmen of 1920.
In the beginning there were 112, the largest freshman class in the history of
the school. They were mere college lads four years ago; now they are ready to
enter the battle of life, well-equipped for its struggle and armed with the most
powerful weapon of warfare, intellectual training and culture.
As beginners, we began early to endear ourselves in the hearts of the student
body and the followers of the greatest college in the south, as David, Morris, Ivey,
Whitehead, Bartenfeld, Adams, McGarrity, and Stephens were introduced to the
Collegiate world by their work on the football team. The first resemblance of a
track team for Oglethorpe was ushered into existence by Freshman Stephens and Ivey.
Our girls were active in the literary world, and Miss Helen Bagley and Miss
Virginia Pairo were rewarded for their services by a place in the cast of the Ogle-
thorpe Players Club.
In baseball we were well represented on the varsity by our classmates, David,
Morris, Hafele, Adams, Jones and Thaxton all stars of the first water.
In our sophomore year we returned about 75 members. Others had fallen
by the wayside, due to the financial crisis that engulfed the South in the summer and
fall. To those who have already cast themselves upon the world we extend a cordial
hand of brother-hood, and hope for them that brilliant success they are so earnestly
Ralph Sinclair, Bill Cox, Al Smith and Miss Lucy Pairo joined us in the fall
and have proved valuable additions to the class of '24.
We were even more prominent in the athletic world in our sophomore year
than in the year before; David, Morris, Whitehead, Bartenfeld, Stephens, Jacobs,
Hafele and Ivey were members of the football squad. Stephens and Ivey, assisted
by Cobb, were members of the track team. Ivey was Captain of the first track and
field team that the University put out. Bryant joined David and Morris on the
baseball team, and has proven to be one of the best catchers that we have had.
In the fall of '22 we lost several of our most valuable members; these boys
were rewarded for their diligent work, and were allowed to migrate to the class of
'23. Those taking the forward step were Lawrence, Burton, Frazer, Jacobs, High-
tower, Watkins, Copeland, Hollingsworth, Johnson, Kersey, Stafford and Cobb.
This year we furnished the football team with Capt. David, Morris, Barten-
feld, Whitehead, Hafele, Stephens, Campbell and Brown. On the track were Ivey
and Tucker. Campbell was a member of the tennis team; Red Frazer was captain of
the Cross Country team; and Morris was captain of the baseball team and was
ably supported by Bryant and David. Gladys Crisler and Virginia Pairo were
members of the Oglethorpe Players Club.
In this our last year we received into our class Otis Jackson, Harry Teasley,
Walter Gordy, Finch Scruggs, Wisdom O'Neal, Lawrence and Robert Pfefferkorn,
Misses Christine Gore, Mattie White Kellam, and Elizabeth Broughton.
On the football team were Capt. Brown, Campbell, David, Morris, Barten-
feld. Whitehead, Stephens, Ivey and Gordy. Misses Kellam, Gore and Broughton are
mainstays on the girls basketball team. Jackson is President of the Players Club,
and will be supported by Misses Broughton, Pairo Sisters, Kellam, and Crisler.
Capt. Bryant and Morris will see that we are well represented in baseball.
In scholastic standing we are especially proud of Miss Crisler, Al Smith,
Lawrence Pfefferkorn and Wisdom 0"Neal, for they have attained the highest
honors that the University can bestow upon her sons and daughters. They are
wearers of the Coat-of-Arms. Miss Crisler, Jackson, McMekin, David, L., Pfeffer-
korn and Brown are members of Honorary Fraternities.
The end of college days must inevitably come, and the class of '24 faces the
future with no misgivings. Grateful to our Alma Mater for its invaluable educa-
tional training, bound to each professor by the ties of endearing friendship, we
shall soon go forth to earn a reputation for ourselves.
The passing years will no doubt bring many changes. The raven locks will
soon be silvered by the frost of time; the sparkling eyes will be dimmed; the noble
brows will be furrowed; and the strong limbs will be enfeebled, but throughout all
changes, the memories of our college days will remain fragrant and refreshing.
The members of the class of '24 will go into different fields of labor, will
be separated by many miles of space, and, no doubt, many will never again meet. Yet
in the after years, as memory turns their thoughts backward to the days of long
ago, they will all respond in the words of the immortal bard:
"Let fate do her ivorst, there are relics of joy;
Bright dreams of the past ivhich she cannot destroy;
Which come in the night-time of sorrow and cares
And bring back the features that joy used to tvear;
Long, long be my heart ivith such memories filled.
Like the vase in ivhich roses have once been distilled.
You may break, you may shatter the vase if you tvill.
But the scent of the roses ivill hang to it still"
— R. 0. BROWN, Senior Class Historian.
Senior Class Officers
Edgar George David President
Ralph A. Sinclair Vice-President
James David Chesnut Secretary and Treasurer
SENIOR CLASS POEM
Dreamer, 'tis Morning,
And the hour to achieve!
But the pink flush of daivning
Reveals you in ease.
The webs you've been weaving are mystic and wise
Too fragile, too sacred, too high — to despise.
Awake, do you say
From my making of dreams?
Awake from Utopia Isle?
With my dreams a poet, a visionist, I
Without, unpatterned clay.
So Truth and Reality away!
'Tis Morning, I say.
And the thrush calls his mate.
And the sunlight unravels your spell.
The pictures you've painted.
The castles you've built
Like the latent seed in the shell
Lie dormant ivithin!
For what good if they be not real.
And to what purpose if they come not true?
So Dreamer, awake and achieve!
COKE WISDOM O'NEAL, A.B.
CANDLER CAMPBELL, A.B.
PI KAPPA PHI
PI KAPPA PHI
"Fate laughs at probabilities."
"ni sit by the side of the road and be a jriend of man.'
Secretary and Treasurer of Sophomore Class
'22; Phi Kappa Delta (Honorary).
Football '22-'23; Scrub Football '20-'21; Ten-
"Peggy" admits that he was born and raised in the
sunny little Georgia town of Chipley, and it was there
that he learned to be such an industrious salesman. Be-
sides being a good salesman, O'Neal is a good sport
with the girls, having one as his real sweetheart, who
tells him that his mustache is the cutest thing. He is
one of the most industrious men in our class. If you
ever happened around you would find him busily en-
gaged at something. He is ne.ver idle. He won the
Oglethorpe Coat-of-Arms, which is the highest honor
that the school can bestow upon her sons. This is
proof of "Peggy's" initiative, and argues well for his
Candler was born, bred and still lives in Marietta.
He makes us think that he doesn't care much for the
fair sex, but a fellow with that slow winning smile that
he possesses, just can't keep away from them. When
you meet blonde-headed Campbell, and that smile is
cast upon you, you know that behind it is sincerity and
a heart as true as gold. He is quiet in manner, but
once in action he is all life, as he has proven by his
magnificent two year career on the gridiron. Life is
yours Chandler, and we know that you will make it
more than worth while.
"Noiv, it's like this — brushes."
EDGAR GEORGE DA^'ID, A.B.
HERBERT ALEXANDER BRYANT, A.B.
Rock Hill. S. C.
PI KAPPA PHI
DELTA SIGMA PHI
"A thinker, a good fellow, and an athlete — a rare com-
"Why worry? It will happen anyway.
And sunshine drives the rain away"
Football ■20-'21-'22-'2:?: BasUetball •21-'22-'23;
Captain PYeshman Basketball "21 ; Captain Foot-
ball '22; Alternate Captain Baseball '23; Secre-
tary and Treasurer "O" '22-'2;5; President "O"
'23-'24; President Boosters Club '23-'24; Presi-
dent Freshman Class '20-'21: President Sopho-
more Class '21-'22; President Junior Class '22-'23;
President Senior Class '23-'24; Business Manager
of the Yaniaeraw.
Ed is a man that men admire and the ladies love.
He is popular, good-natured, witty, and always wears a
smile. He takes life seriously, but in his seriousness
there always remains the boy. With him life is worth
living anywhere. Ed has been the backbone of our
football team for four years, and was captain in '22.
He has been the president of our class for four years,
an unique thing.
Life holds many gems for you Edgar, and we hope
as you travel down the years, that all kinds of success
will be yours.
Baseball '22-'23-'24; Captain Baseball '24;
Boxing Team •22-'23; "0" Club; Secretary and
Treasurer "0" Club '23-'24.
"Pug" is a boy who pitches in and works, then
talks afterwards. He has somewhat of a quiet nature,
but when he talks his words are full of action. If you
know him, you have indeed found a rare and worthy
friend, one that is pure as gold and as true as the stars.
By his amiable traits he has worked his personality into
the lives of his classmates, and we- wish that we had
longer to stay in his presence. He is the best baseball
catcher yet. He's arsenic when it comes to handling that
pill. "Pug" if you play the game of life as you have
played the popular game baseball, we know that you
will in the afterwhile find the end of the rainbow. We
wish you the best of luck.
AVALTER FRED GURI>Y, A.B.
PI KAPPA PHI
"He was a man, take, him all in all, I shall not look
upon his like again."
Captain Freshman Football '21; >'arsitv Foot-
ball '22-'23: Tennis Team '21; Freshman Basket-
ball '21; Vice-President Boosters Club '23-'24;
Vice-President Freshman Class '21; President
Junior Class '23.
"Frog" is a stockily built, genial little fellow, not
to say the biggest teaser — so the girls say. His brain
works as perfectly in class as do his spry feet on the
gridiron. Proof of this is his uncanny ability to squeeze
through the smallest hole and get loose down the field
with thai pig-skin. An unique' thing about Gordy is
that he graduates this year as President of the Junior
Class. Although you believe in Co-Education, we have
to hand it to you "Frog" that you are a fast worker in
many lines. Oh well. Walter always was a lion among
them. May your road of life be everlastingly happy.
We will watch your career with keenest interest.
WILLIA.M l)(»r(;HTKY MALLICOAT, A.B.
"Be Yoursel), and leave custom to jools that need it."
"Dock"' is the boy that said. ".\11 grades over
seventy is a waste of energy". We don't know whether
he really means this or not. but if he does, he is very
wasteful of his energy, sometimes. He is a quiet boy,
but he is not a bit domesticated, for it is with frequency
that we see him parading up and down Peachtree. We
have often wondered if he was trying to sheik the girls,
or just walking to pass the time away until a certain
very popular show opened.
"Dock" is the familiar little figure sitting in the
corner of the lobby early every morning, smiling to him-
self at some remarks made by the leading members of
the "Winter Stove League". 'Sf.'e have profited much by
having known you. Daugherty. in that you have taught
us not to be so inquisitive as to the other fellow's busi-
ness, but to be more mindful of our own. The class of
'24 wishes you much success, "Dock", and that all kinds
of happiness will be yours.
JAMES HENRY BL\MILTON, A.B.
Villa Rica, Georgia
ALPHA LAMBDA TAU
"/ am monarch oj all I survey.
My right there is none to deny."
"Ham" is that cute little bald-headed man with the
innocent face, as it is often expressed by the flattering
weaker sex. Ham says he pulled out his hair while
studying organic chemistry, but he could not possibly
have pulled out so much in those few scattering minutes.
Though small, he never hesitates about expressing his
opinions, which are usually very decided. Ham is one
of those fellows who, when he once sets his mind to-
wards a certain goal, is going to reach it or die in the
attempt. The one word, determination, is this little
man's motto, and we know that if he keeps up that old
fighting spirit it will be hard for Villa Rica to keep liim
as their stellar physician — that is, after he has establish-
Goodbye and good luck old classmate and friend.
LUTHER THOMAS IIANN, A.B.
"Happy am I; from care I am free;
Why aren't they alt contented like me."
Mann has been immune from the vain allurements
of the fair sex and the gracefulness of the Terpsichorean
art. He doesn't cater much to social prestige, but de-
votes most of his time to studying ( ? ) . Luther is of a
genial and optimistic disposition, and a fervent believer
in his masticating powers. He is contented to take
things as they come, without a murmur of rejection or
approval. He knows that life runs on whet-her the state
of affairs is positive or negative. He is an unique figure
in the class of '24, and it is evident that he will in the
future, as he has been in the past, not be contented
to be just like other men. Old Boy. your classmates
wish you much success in life. Good luck.
PAUL COURTNEY GAERTNER, A.B.
Oglethorpe University, Georgia
RALPH AUGUSTUS MARTIN, A.B.
"A kind and gentle heart he hath
To comfort friends and foe."
"A little body and a great mind, supported by great
LeContc Club; Petrel Staff '21; Instructor,
Biology Lab. '23; Chemistry Lab. Instructor '24;
Mandolin Club '21-'22-'23; Band '21-'23-'23.
LeConte Club; Four Square League; Cos-
mopolitan Club; German Club '22; Chemistry
Lab. Instructor '23-'24.
Paul loves Oglethorpe so well that his home is near
the campus. If he proves to be as good and as faithful
a son to his Alma Mater as his dad is a father, then we
know that old Oglethorpe will be known the world
around. Paul is a student, for ever since he started
liis course in Science he has worked as one eager for
knowledge. His activities were never confined to the
classroom, for he handles women with the inborn talent
of a genius. He is very gentle and thoughtful, and al-
ways has a good word of encouragement for everybody.
"Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains", and
because of this quality of exactness which he has, we
know that Paul will be victorious in the battle of life.
"Mart", the little black headed chemistry shark
comes to us from that industrious state of Alabama.
True to his state's spirit, he is graduating in three years.
We know the folks back home are just as proud as we
are of this little genius. He can work out the Benzine
Cycle as if it were an everyday occurance. We predict
that some day he will rank as one of America's fore-
Stick in there and fight them. Mart, and prove to
the world that Oglethorpe spirit. With your little body
and magnanimous mind the class of '24 wish you great
success, and will watch with the keenest interest your
WILLIAM COX. A.P..
VIRGIXIA PAIKO, A.B.
"Quiet in appearance iiith motives unknown."
"Bill" is in nature somewhat quiet and unassuming.
He is a man with funny red hair and the kindest heart
that ever happened. He is a man of few words and
fewer known thoughts. By his stern looks, broken oc-
casionally by a slow winning smile, one knows that deep
down in his heart and mind there lies a noble and con-
structive character. This neatly dressed boy. Bill, we
know will make a success, because we have a sneaking
idea that he has a great love urging him on. With his
winning personality and his ability to handle competent-
ly all Commercial subjects, we predict great happiness
"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall.
And most divinely fair."
Players Cluh; Girls Hi Club; Co-Ed Represen-
tative '21-'22; President Co-Eds '23; Junior Class
Once in the Players Club Virginia was a Russian
countess, and now she has adopted that personality
as her own. Her grace and dark eyes and exotic air are
quite artistic, and so naturally Dr. Routh advises the
stage for her. We expect her to be a second Divine
Sarah. Virginia is a student as well as an actress, for
she is familiar with both Shakespearian comedies and
tragedies. As Virginia is romantically inclined we know
that after she has parted from our midst her life will be
one happy success after another. Well. Virginia, we
must leave you now and run in pursuit of the next class-
mate. Good luck and God bless you.
LUCY PAIRO. A.B.
AUGUSTUS OSCAR LUNSFORD, A.B.
PI BETA NU
"A lovely lady, garmented in light
From her own beautv."
When duty whispers low. Thou must.
The youth replies, I can."
Football '20: Scrub Football '22-'23.
Players Club; Mandolin Club; Girls Hi Club.
Oh Lucy, why do you bother with all the chemistry
in school? Come, find that bottles are for exquisite per-
fumes and not for acids. Live up to your French name
and your seminary training "tis no use. Lucy
makes an alchemist the hero to her romantic play, to be
produced by the Oglethorpe Players, and when one mixes
chemistry and lore, an explosion will surely follow.
When Lucy talks her voice is so smooth and soft that
one is reminded of spring, flowers, birds, etc. She is
rather romantic, anyway, but she wouldn't admit it for
anything. Although she leads somewhat of a dreamy
existence, her mind is always well posted on deeper
subjects, such as her books. As we part, Lucy, we wish
you the best of luck on the old trodden road of make-
believe, called Life.
"Swede" is one of those characters that you often
hear about, but seldom see. He is a typical Georgian,
having all those traits that characterize a born Southern-
er. His youthful robustness makes his existence over-
flowing with pep and enthusiasm. In his company you
are at home, for he has such an amiable personality.
Oscar taught school one year, but on finding that the
pupils knew about as much as the teacher, he decided
to indulge again in the pursuit of knowledge. How's
"Swede", we are all better for having known you,
and when you leave the gray shadows of Oglethorpes'
Gothic walls, may you find as many loyal friends, and
may you have as much success as you have held and
made at your Alma Mater.
OTIS MAIII.dX JACKSON, A.B.
RALPH A. SINCLAIR, A.B.
Xoi-Wdod, X. C.
PI KAPPA PHI
"So many worlds, so much to do.
So little done, suck things to be."
"True as the needle to the pole.
Or the dial to the sun."
- 1 -I ,;;;.! Delta (Honorary Fraternity) ; Presi-
cLni Oglethorpe Players Club '::3-'24; Secretary
(! ;e.:su;ef Players Club '22-'23; President
[I :e tl;:ss '2:;-'23; Instructor Ph.vsics '23-
uc'cr (he istry '23-'24; Atlanta Jour-
s[; (:< t •22-'23-'21; Sport Editor Pet-
i; :ip ain Frcsh.naii Basketball
.". IJ ie Editor of The Yamacraw.
"Jack" is one of those fellows who are somewhat
quiet in na.ure, and very seldom speaks unless he has
so";;ething important to say. His ability to impress is
\>ry elegant. You can reason with him if you have the
time to spare, the wit to understand him or the bull to
r to b-u£F him. You always leave, though, with the
rea!ii:a;'on that his reasoning has impressed you. Jack-
son i- a student, and he possesses all those familiar
traits hat characterize a man. He is the wearer of the
Oglethorpe Coat-of-Arms, the highest honor that our
Alma Mater can bestow upon her sons. Writing space
IS too I'mited to sketch fully and justly the many strong
and amiable traits of our fellow classmate, so we'll leave
it to the world to find benefit, and appreciate the valu-
able qualities of this man of the class of "24.
Vice-President Student Body '23-'24; \ice-Presi-
de:!t Seiior Class; LcConte Club; Junior Class
Cartoonist; Circulation Manager Petrel; Assist-
ant Editor Petrel '23-'21; Hobo Club; Editor-in-
Chief, Yamacraw '24.
"Scrapp-" and "Sinny" are the nick-names belong-
ing to our Editor-in-Chief, the ever smiling young man
with the curly blonde hair. He is the kind of fellow
everyone likes (even the Co-Eds), that quiet, friendly
sort whom you can't get anything against. He comes
from the Carolinas, and we understand he's going to
settle in our land of opportunity, Atlanta,
"Scrappy" believes in his fun, and says that he'll
never get so old but that he can get some kick out of
life. Although enjoying life, he occasionally has spells
of seriousness which is bound to produce an outgrowth
of things good and noble. Behind his veil of smiles is
sincerity and the heart of a true friend. We wish him
the best of good fortune, and hope that his life will be
filled with sunshine and prosperity.
HEXKY QUIGG TI'CKER, A. B.
"All thing iiill come around to him ivho ivill wait."
Track Team; (Javelin '22-'23-'24; Pole Vault
'2t); Scrub Basketball '22-'23; Scrub Football
'23; "O" Club.
Quigg has represented Oglethorpe on the track
team for four years. He hurls the Javelin as the Cave
Man hurled the Spear in the early Stone Age. Scrubb-
ed on the football team during his last year, and was on
the basketball team for three years. Being a scrub he
played unhonored, which shows his true love lor his
Quigg is clean cut, quiet, never seeking any honors,
sincere, and always ready to help others. That is why
we know he will get there. The class knows that
Quiggs winning personality, and his lovable nature will
always keep him provided with more than one place
to hang his hat.
RAYMOND WEATHERS STEPHENS. A.B.
La Grange, Georgia
"Immortality alone could teach him how to die.'
Football '20-'22-'23; Track '21; Freshman Bas-
ketball '21; "O" Club; Vice-President of the
Freshman Class '20-'21.
"Mutt", is a tall, lean, muscular man, and a noble
warnor on the field of battle. He has the initiative and
the strength that all men possess. As a Man he never
says quit, but like other men, he has one weakness
a girl. We don't condemn him of this instinctive short-
coming, because brown hair, coral lips, and sparkling
eyes have proved to be the undoing of many a man.
"Mutt", you have played the football well, it was fine
and thrilling to see you fight for the Petrels, and you
were greatly admired. As the game of life is just be-
yond the horizon, we know that by your grit and deter-
mmation that victory is assured. "To the victor be-
longs the soils."
JOHN BROWN FRAZER, A.B.
PI KAI'I'A I'HI
'Wot in rewards, but in the strength to strive, the bless-
Boosters Club; Red Headed Club; Football
'21-'22-'23; Captain C. C. Team '22; Manager
Cross Country Team '24; Track Team '24; Cheer
Leader '23; Glee Club '23-'24.
'"Red", started chasing the ladies in the productive
town of Cedartown in 1903, and has been at their apron
strings ever since. His being red headed doesn't make
any difference with the henfolks, in fact, the girls call
him a "Shriek", when it comes to dancing. "Red" is
sincere in his ever undertaking production is his
aim. He is a boy with an amiable character, and is al-
ways ready to extend a helping hand to any one less
fortunate than he. To strive is to succeed, and may
much success be yoiu's.
THOMAS BREWER HUBBARD, A.B.
"Nothing great ivas ever achieved without enthusiasm."
Cheer Leader '23-'24; President Hoboes' Club.
"Tom" first appeared on the scene in the petit town
of Hogansville, and he doesn't care if the world knows
it. He is often called Hogansville "Special", an especial
example of that vicinity's posterity. He has more pep
and enthusiasm than anybody in school. Among the
many hearty yelling voices in the grandstands at athletic
games, Tom's voice can be heard above them all. He
has the Oglethorpe spirit that will never die. He cared
not for self glory, but wanted all honors to go to his
Alma Mater. His spirit will live on. and his voice
will ring through the years, promoting something that
is good and noble. Our fellow student and classmate.
"Tom", we know that with your fighting spirit and
enthusiasm your success is assured.
"Persistence always wins."
GLADYS B'lELDS CRISLER, A.B.
JOHN TULLIVEK MORRIS, A.B.
Ah, the strange, siveet, lonely delight
Of the Valleys of Dreams."
<tKA (Honorary Fraternity); Players Club;
Fie Club; Co-Ed Council; Norcross Club.
"Glady.s"' is the girl of girls, being both a dreamer
and a student, which is indeed a rare combination. She
is a valuable asset to her Alma Mater, and we are more
than proud of her. This little blonde girl has an in-
nate love for literature and anything that is romantic;
so no wonder we found her writing a play that was
later staged, with herself as the heroine. In life's un-
dertaking, Gladys, the whole world will be your stage,
on which we prophesy you to be a prominent character.
Our hats are off. and our hearts beat an encore for
your happy and dreamy existence.
PI KAPPA PHI
"Hoiv splendid is his triumph who has wone renown."
Football '20-'21-'22-'23; Baseball '21-'22-'23;
Captain Baseball '2;}; Alternate Captain '22;
Freshman Basketball '21; \'ice-Presi(lent Junior
Class '22-'23; Vice-Fresitlent Sophomore Class
'2t-'22; Historian Freshman Class '20-'21; Vice-
President "O" Club '23; Fie Club; Boy's High
Club: Petrel Staff '22*23.
'"Jake" is a boy in spirit, a man in mind. In all
sports he is a spirited contender. On the gridiron he
is a fighting mechanism, and his educated toe is a great
asset to the team. He is a "sheik" with the girls, but
there is one thing certain, that nobody can Mar-his-Cell.
We have a feeling of affection for this blonde headed
youth. He has those qualities that characterize a man,
courage, frankness, friendliness, humour and person-
ality. We regret that we cannot associate with ""Jake"
in the future in the same free, joyous spirit as in the
past four years, but we have come to the cross roads.
May life with its richest gifts be yours, "Jake."
KOBERT OGDKX BROWN, A.B.
Ben Hill, Georgia
JAMES DAVID OHESNUT, A.B.
n KAPPA PHI
ALPHA LAJIBDA TAU
"/ may be personally defeated, but my principles never."
"The secret of success is constancy to purpose.'
Football '22-'23; Captain Football '2:?; Boar's
Head (Honorary Fraternity); "0" Club; Secre-
tary and Treasurer Junior Class ; Historian Senior
"Jug", is a man of rare attributes. He is loyal, he
is patient and he is sincere. Above all he is claimed
to be the best dancer in school. His mind is a history
book, with all dates of different events correct. "'Who
was the guy that played short for last year?" 1
don't know, ask "'Jug". In his answer, he is nearly al-
ways correct. "Jug", is somewhat of a little fellow, but
he is a man. In leading the squad of '23 he showed
skill and rare ability. He was always clear minded,
and thought before he acted. In the few years we have
known him he has won a place in our hearts. The
class of '24 wish you much success, such as a man of
your calibre deserves.
Assistant Editor Vamaeraw '24; .Assistant Edi-
tor Petrel '2:i-'24; LeConte Club (Honorary Scien-
tific) ; Pi Kappa Delta (Honorary).
"Ches" first saw the sunshine in the quaint little
Georgia town of Doraville. He entered Oglethorpe in
1920 from Norcross High School. The little home town
should be proud of "Ches", for he has worked all of his
four years in college. During his Junior and Senior
years he was Assistant Librarian. He is quiet, con-
scientious and steady, always willing to perform any
kind of task that is requested of him. As to his social
life, he has a girl, but we don't know who the lucky
"machen" can be. He is a mystic when it comes to
"Ches", you bold a large place in the hearts of
your classmates and of all the students of your Alma
Mater. With your constancy of purpose and your ability
to work we hope that your career will be a trial of glory.
FIXCH THOaiAS SCRUGGS, JR., A.B.
FRED MAH)XE BOSWELL, A.B.
PI KAPPA PHI
"'Tis this that everyone would say,-
He's a jolly good jelloio in every way."
Cheer Leader '22; Business Manager Petrel '23.
■'Finchey" hails from the land of sunshine and
alligators. Being from the sunny state of Florida must
be why he is so fair in the eyes of the ladies. He is
fat and good natured. and is always hanging around the
Co-op when not studying. His main hobby is eating,
but we do not hold that against him, for the simple
reason that we have Paul's interest at heart, and do
not want to see him without a job.
"Finchey" has one of the most likable personalities
we know of anywhere. You simply cannot associate
with him and not be affected by his hypnotic character.
His smile and his little black mustache are just captivat-
ing. Being courteous, friendly, and sincere, Scruggs,
we know that you are going to succeed, and the class
will follow your success with the greatest interest.
"When silence speaks for Love, she has much to say."
Scrub Football '20-'21.
"Crush" is one of those old faithful Commerce
sharks. He can read Government Industrial Reports the
way the rest of us can read True Confessions. Roger
Babson is his favorite author. Now this young man,
"Crush", usually turns to the world a quizzical smile
which makes the Sphynx look transparent by compari-
son. But he probably has more good ideas about life
on this planet, so we are going to watch him to see just
how he applies these ideas, when he has stepped over
that well-known threshold which comes about the time
one gets his "Dip." "Crush", we are expecting big
things from you, and we want to wish you the best of
JAMES OGLETHORPE VARNEDOE HALL, A.B.
LAMBDA CHI ALPHA
"The mildest manner and the bravest mind."
Football; First Company Baseball; Wrestling,
Boxing and Fencing at the Cnited States Military
Academy '21-'22; P'ootball at Hampden Sidney
•32-'23; H. S. Club '22-'23; South Georgia Club;
Stray Greek Club.
"Strut" has traveled far and wide. He came to us
from Hampden Sidney. Having made his letter in foot-
ball there, he was ineligible to enter athletics here at
He is a boy that never worried, never annoyed, al-
ways cheerful and on good terms with everybody.
When the coming of years shall make present as-
sociations but memories of the past, we will think of
"Strut", and know that if fate has been just, our friend
will have fallen heir to all the reward and happiness that
is due to a whole-hearted and square man.
ALFRED GEORGE SMITH. A.B.
PI KAPPA ALPHA
"A true friend is forever a friend."
Stray Greek Club; Masonic Club.
"A!" is not easy to get on to, but when you're once
on, you don't feel a bit like getting off.
The Florida climate certainly grows some rare per-
sonalities. There may be other "Al's", but there isn't
another "Al G ". He's rather quiet — his favorite ex-
pression being a smile — but he seems to be peering into
the dark mysteries of your soul when he glances at your
We've heard that unobtrusive "Al" can keep up a
good line when he is in the cozy confines of a congenial
bull-session. That's so. And let no one question his
scholastic ability, because we have it from a reliable
source that he always slays well up on his books.
Best wishes to you, "Al"; may you always prosper,
and never lose that smile.
.TOHX CARLTOX n'EY, A.B.
MATTIE WHITE KELLAIX, A.B.
ALPHA LA:MBDA TAU
"Look, then, into thine heart, and write."
'A truer, nobler, trustier heart, more loving or more
loyal, never beat within a human breast."
Track '21-'22-'23-'24; Football '20; Scrub Foot-
ball '22-'23 ;LeCoiite Club; Players Club; Fie
Club; Scrub Baseball '2i ; Vice-President Student
Body '22; Vice-President Players Club '2;i; Secre-
tary Freshman Class '20-'21 : Boosters Club.
To describe "Red" is to picture the fighting spirit
of Oglethorpe. He has more fight per cubic inch than
anyone we know of. Whether on the track field, the
gridiron, or on the diamond. "Red'' is in the hottest
part of the field and fighting like a tiger. While Ivey
has won more medals than \on Hihdenburg, he has not
neglected the intellectual phase of his college life. He
is a good student in Chemistry, and what he does not
know of the inside workings of a cat has not yet been
discovered. And now, as Ivey carries the same old
fighting spirit out into the great battle of life, we feel
confident he will continue to conquer all before him.
Players Club; Secretary and Treasurer Ked
Headed Club '22-'2:5; Mandolin Club; Basketball
'2:i-'24; Assistant Librarian '22-'23-'24; Girls
We wish we could erect a monument to commemo-
rate the zeal and ardor and honest-for-sure toil of Mat-
tie White. She is ever ready, ever busy, and she is one
of the best reasons we can think of for excessive at-
tendance at the Library when she is on duty. White
has won herself an envious nickname that has clung to
her, because there is a reason. She is "Sunshine".
Think of being "Sunshine" when a Freshman, and re-
maining "Sunshine" as a Senior. All around she is the
essence of sweetness, exquisiteness and adorability. We
know that her labours will continue to be rewarded and
appreciated. Where there is sunshine there is progress.
CHBISTINE GORE, A.B.
ELIZABETH HAMES BROUGHTON, A.B.
'To write a verse or tivo is all the praise
That I can raise."
"Fain would I, but I dare not ; 1 dare, and yet I may not;
I may, although I care not, for pleasure when I play not."
Basketball '22-'23-'24; Alternate Captain Bas-
ketball '22-'23; Players Club '22-'23-'24; Girls'
Hish Club; Mandolin Club; Petrel Staff; Junior
Class Poet; Senior Class Poet; Co-Ed Council;
Literary Editor Yainacraw; Phi Kappa Delta
( Honorary ) .
"Cris" is a dear. We have all come to love and ap-
preciate her, sober or effervescent as you would. She is
not merely a dreamer, but an achiever of truth and
beauty. It is a sincere individuality which directs that
facile pen and causes her to write poetry as easily as
we humdrum mortals speak. Here is a genius that has
crept upon us unannounced. A general goodfellow she
is, who will find life overflowing with goodness and
beauty because of the abundance of these same qualities
which she puts into it.
Basketball '22-'23-'24; Business Manager Bas-
ketball '24; Girls' High Club; Mandolin Club;
"Liz" has endeared herself to everyone at Ogle-
thorpe, for she has become synonymous with the term
good sport. She thoroughly enjoys life, and being
good-natured as she is, dispels the gloom wherever she
may roam. Speech is silver; "Liz" is the champion
lawyer among the co-eds, and many times has her
logical, common sense oratory succeeded for their cause.
She is the girls" politician, and "Leave it to Liz" has
become a slogan that has good results. Full of fun,
life, joy, and true sprotsmanship, "Liz" and her ready
wit will travel merrily down that old road of life. The
class of '24, "Liz" wish you the best of luck.
LAWRENCE G. PFEFFERKORN, A.B.
ROBERT G. PFEFFERKORN, A.B.
DELTA SIGMA PHI
"Few things are impossible to diligence and skill"
Stage Manager Players Club '22-'23; Assistant
Editor Petrel '23-'24; Business Manager Ogle-
thorpe Orohestra-Glee Club '22-'23-'24; Boars'
La\vrence is going to amount to something some day.
If you don't think so, just ask him. But along with his
pride there is a general spirit of sincerity that appeals
In his Sophomore year at Oglethorpe he was ward-
ed the Coat-of-Arms sweater, after having made the
highest record ever attained here- for five successive
terms. He has had a prominent part in the work of the
Petrel Staff, the Oglethorpe Players, and the Oglethorpe
Orchestra-Glee Club. He wrote a romantic comedy,
"Billing and Coueing", which was produced at the
Atlanta Theatre by the Oglethorpe Players, the author
taking the leading role.
"Business Manager" is his favorite job, and he
surely gets things done.
Here's success to you, Lawrence G.
DELTA SIGMA PHI
"// music be the food of love, play on."
Solo Pianist; Oglethorpe Orchestra '21-'22-'23;
Assistant Librarian '22-'23; Assistant Physics
Robert hails from that classic city of Gainesville,
or should we say Brenau College Conservatory, where
no doubt he developed those Paderewski fingers, and
acquired perhaps a certain affinitv for the fairer sex.
As Solo Pianist with the Oglethorpe Orchestra, his
playing has won him an enviable reputation. He plays
the big things in a big way. His brilliant playing of
the Polanaise in A-flat will give you some new ideas.
They tell us. though, that he got into the habit of mak-
mg scholastic records in Gainesville Hi. and incidental-
ly he never got out of this habit at Oglethorpe. Pfef-
ferkorn seems undecided as to what field of endeavor
his versatile abilities shall favour, but should he make
up his mind to follow in the footsteps of Paderewski,
or decide to invade Wall Street, we are confident that
nothing but success awaits him.
JAMES JIEUnVKTHEK MpMEKIN. A.B.
HOWAUD FRANK WHITEHEAD. A.B.
ALPHA LAMBDA TAU
ALPHA LAMBDA TAU
"Good sense which only is the gift oj Heaven."
Scrub Baseball '21; Track 'Il-'IA; Phi Kappa
Delta (Honorary Fraternity).
'"Mac" comes from the wilds of Wilkes County, and
this level headed, serious minded lad is a fair repersenta-
tive of Washington Hi.
James is rather quiet in a crowd, but as one girl
expressed it, "when you get him alone, you'd be surpris-
ed!'' When he first started going to classes as a fresh-
man, he found it easier to talk than to listen, but under
the capable tuterage of Mrs. Libby he lost that habit
and from then on he has worked quietly, as one who has
his face set toward a goal and goes in spite of diffi-
The combination of "Irish wit'' and quiet deter-
mination that "Mac" possesses will carry him victorious
through life, and we predict that, if he doesn't fall in
love, the long road of life will be paved with much
"There is delight in singing, but none hear, beside the
Football '20-'21-'22-'23; Assistant Manager
Baseball '2t-'22; Manager Baseball '23; "O" Club.
"Peck", first smiled back in the early twentieth
century, the fortunate spot of the sad occasion, being
Commerce, Ga. His adopted uncle "Joe", raised him
in the right way, and taught him to be serious minded,
so that is why he now dwells in the stately halls of
Oglethorpe. He is red-headed, and like all sons of
Commerce, full of humor and wit. The many freckles
on his face are always broadened because of smiles. At
night, under a full Georgia moon, a gang of boys fill
the air with Southern melodies, and above them ail you
can hear the voice of "Peck."
"Peck"is a conscientious fellow, and it is safe to
say that his future career will be a successful one.
HARRY Er(;KXE TEASLEY, A.B.
PI KAPPA PHI
"The true knight of learning, the world holds him dear —
Love bless him, joy crown him, God speed his career."
"Father" is everything else but what his nickname
exemplifies. In his endeavors to get the right kind of
an education, he got a bad start by going two years to
Tech, but learned enough there to realize his mistake,
and so came to Oglethorpe. His manner is gentle, and
he has modest ways, but his word is his law. In a
crowd he is a man of few words, but his actions prove
to be mightier than his words. ""PreacherV" hobby is
the study of Psychology of the human being; he can
read you like a book.
To understand him one must know him well, but
once you gain his confidence, he will be a friend under
all circumstances. Being a conscientious fellow we're
assured of his success. Good luck. Preacher.
DUROTHY ELIZAltETFI FOSTER, A.B.
"She looks like a goddess, and acts like a queen."
Member of Players Club.
This sister of Oglethorpe is very serious and am-
bitious, but like all members of the weaker sex she is
romantic, as the moon effects her greatly. She is not only
a queen off stage, but she was one on the stage, when
she appeared as queen in the Egyptian play presented
last spring by the Oglethorpe Players. She is sincere
and capable in everything that she undertakes. We've
been informed that she intends to teach school next
year if nothing ( ? i happens between now and then. By
her attractive and magnetic personality, she has won the
hearts of the students of her Alma Mater, and we know
these valuable traits will go a long way in promoting
her happiness and success. The class of '24 wishes to
say goodbye and God bless you. Miss Foster.
TIXSI.EY RICHARD GAIXES, A.B.
THOMAS AUGUSTUS BARTENFELD, A.B.
"Make the coming hours o'erfloe with joy.
And pleasure drown the brim."
"Anything that is worth doing at all
Is worth doing with all your might."
"Bottle" is the nick-name of this tall, robust, jolly,
and rather handsome boy, who hails from the city of
Elberton. His nickname is not due to any adherence
to the hip-pocket flask. When he first made his ap-
pearance at Oglethorpe titles were becoming scarce, and
"Bottle" was the only suitable title that could be found.
He is very fond of dogs, and his hobby is hunting —
hunting is right, because we never know whether he
killed anything or not. As for apples, he'd run a mile
any night. He is a jolly sort of a fellow, and when he
greets you with a "Hello, old scout", a genuine broad
smile spreads over his face, and you know that he is a
friend. He combines youth and vitality with serious-
ness and deep thinking, and when one can do this,
life holds much for him. So "Bottle", we wish you
much success, and that all the joys of life will be yours.
Football '20-'21-'22-'23; Pla.vers Club; Masonic
Determination is the key note of "Rube's" character,
and when he once decides to do a thing it is difficult
to change his mind. For four years he has served his
Alma Mater on the gridiron, and his opponents have
never found a minute during his four seasons of service
in the line, when they could say that he was not a hard
man to stop. We know that he will carry that old fight-
ing spirit into the battle of life, and that he will be hard
to stop at anything that he starts.
But alas! We must tell of one contest in which
he lost — his heart. Yet he seems happier now than be-
fore he lost it, and when we consider where it is we
don't pity him a bit. Go to it "Rube", life's before you.
CHARLES ELLIOTT FERGUSON, A.B.
DELTA SIGMA PHI
"Genius does what it must, talent does what it can."
Scrub Baseball. '2l-'22
"Fergie" is a genius when it comes to the study of Commerce. It is a trait born in
him, and not acquired by concentrated effort. He can. while reposing comfortably in a
large arm chair in the great hall with a stogie in the corner of his mouth, expound some
philosophy on baseball that would make Ty Cobb sit up and blink his eyes in amazement.
He"s a wonder in Commerce. "Fergie". with your personality you have overcome many
obstacles, and have made everlasting friends. Your future is before you, and as you have a
fair knowledge of the ways of the world we predict that you will lead a life of happiness
and much success.
Senior Class Propnecy
Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 2. 1936 — Mr. Edgar David achieved the nineteenth great triumph of his
career here today, when his client, John Johnny, was acquitted of the Hayfield murder.
Charley Ferguson Follies of 1934.
Great Attraction! See the man with the triple mind! Bill Cox is the original man "with the
thousand eyes." He knows all, sees all, tells all.
Atlanta, Ga., May 19, 1927 — Two beautiful homes just completed on Peachtree Road are
creating a sensation in Realty circles. The architectress. Miss Gladys Crisler.
Dalton, Ga., Mar. 7, 1947 — Mr. Thomas Bartenfeld, candidate for Sheriff made a fiery speech
at the City Hall last night.
Baltimore, Md., Feb. 18, 1945 — Dr. Lucy Pairo, world famous woman physician, will address
the members of the International Medical Association here this afternoon on Professionalism.
Dr. Paul Gaertner will introduce the speaker.
Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 15, 1950 — The city is dressed up today in honor of the arrival of Gov.
Carlton Ivey of Georgia, who is making a tour of the West in the interest of Ex. Gov. James
Chestnut, presidential candidate.
Chicago, 111., Aug. 8, 1936 — Prof. Robert Pfefferkorn, famous composer and musician, played
here last night to an over crowded audience. Lawrence Pfefferkorn, brother to the second
Paderewski, and also his manager, stated that beginning with the next performance the price
will be advanced to $40.
London, Eng., Sept. 20, 1928— Mattie White Kellam startled the theater contingent last night
her marvelous rendition of Susan in ""Blue-eyed Susan".
New York City, N. Y., Apr. 11, 1935 — The big series comes off today with "Pug" Bryant and
uigg Tucker in fine shape. These two men are the main-stays of the Yanks.
Conyers, Ga., June 13, 1928 — Keith's new attraction, "Strut" Hall, famous comedian, back to
his home town. He appears in a comedy skit with his co-workers, Virginia Pairo and Crush Boswell.
Liverpool, Eng., Dec. 9. 1935 — Breaking all previous records, Walter Gordy and Candler
Campbell completed their trip around the World in Three days!!!!
James Hamilton, well known scientist, announced his discovery of a new bright substance which
when applied to the head will cause the growth of abundance of scarlet hair.
Social Items — Mr. James McMekin and family, and Mr. Howard Whitehead have just returned
from a visit to "Peck's" uncle Joe.
The "Dancing Fool" will soon perform at the Atlanta Theater. "Red" Frazer and his ballet,
composed of Tinsley Gaines, Doc Mallicoat, Thomas Hubbard.
Cairo. Egypt, Nov. 24, 1930 — Dorothy Foster, former Egyptian Queen of Oglethorpe, is visit-
ing the tombs lately discovered, in company with Mrs. Chas. P. — before her marriage Elizabeth
Broughton, and favorite Sheik and camel.
Southern Rualist, May, 1942 — Mr. Oscar Lunsford, noted agriculturist of South Georgia, has
been awarded the first prize for Blue Ribbon Mellon Hogs.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 16, 1958 — Judge Otis M. Jackson of the Supreme Court made the
decision yesterday that the Ford Airplane is a nuisance of the air.
South Bend, Ind.. Dec. 17, 1933 — Coach "Mut" Stephens is given entire credit for the victories
of the Notre Dame football Team.
Moscow, Russia, June 8, 1930 — Mr. Al. G. Smith in company with Mr. "Jug" Brown are
touring the Continent in an effort to "learn the language". The Czar will entertain them in his
private lodge this afternoon.
Oglethorpe Univ., Ga., July 4, 1933 — Mr. Ralph Martin, of the class of '24, has distinguished
himself by valued services to the South by eliminating the boll weevil.
Six Best Sellers of 1950 — Hay — by R. A. Sinclair; Syrup-sweet — by R. A. Sinclair; Oh.
Molly, oh — by R. A. Sinclair; Wild Waves — by R. A. Sinclair; Woman — by R. A. Sinclair; Huh! —
by R. A. Sinclair.
Howard News — Peggy O'Neal in person. See "Americas Beau" straight from Hollywood. No
advance in prices.
Macon, Ga.. Jan. 17, 1934
-Luther Man and his Borneo Stock Show will be in town next
Norman Park, Ga., — John T. Morris's fighting football team won the Georgia State champion-
Atlanta, Ga., — Harry Teasley, noted Pathologist, has revolutionized the scientific world by
finally proving his theory of non-inheritance of acquired characters.
Pasadena, Cal., Mar. 22, 1928 — It became known today that Miss Christine Gore, Commercial
Artist of Marshall-Fields Dept. Store of Chicago, is in private life, the editor of the 'Bachelor Girls'!
YAMACPAWv T - i
Walter F. Gordy President
WiNDELL W. Crowe Vice-President
William C. Morrow Jr Secretary and Treasurer
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James Bugg Partridge
ALPHA LAMBDA TAU
Baseball '22-'23; Scrub Football "21; Cross
Country Team '22; "O" Club; Phi Kappa
Rebie Aurora Spears
Entered Oglethorpe from G. S. C. W. in '23,
Daniel Edwards Conklin
Players Club •23-'24; Petrel Staff '23-'24.
Herman Pendleton Robertson
Editor-in-Chief The Petrel '23-"24; Instructor
in English '23-"24; Masonic Club; Petrel Re-
porter ■22-'23; Boar's Head.
Floyd Renfro Hammel
William Thomas Porter
Football ■22-'23; Scrub Football '21; Boxing
Team '21 -•22; Baseball '23; Scrub Baseball
•22; "0" Club.
William Robert Durham
Miller Augustus Hamrick
alpha lambda tau
President Student Body '22-'23-'24; Football
'22-'23; Boar's Head (Honorary); "O" Club;
Historian Sophomore Class.
Samuel Preston Boozer
Cross-Country Team "22.
James Paul Wilkes
PHI DELTA THETA
Treasurer Student Body '23-'24; Exchange
Editor Petrel '23-'24; Stray Greek Club:
Masonic Club; Fie Club; Manager of Co-op.
Wendell Whipple Crowe
delta SIGMA PHI
Football '22-"23; Vice-President Sophomore
Class '22-'23; Vice-President Junior Class "23-
'24; Business Manager Players Club '23-'24.
Henry Melvin Hope
Scrub Baseball ■22-"23; Players Club ■22.-23-
Grace Evelyn Mason
Players Club '22-"23-"24; Girls High Club.
Adrian Harold Maurer
delta SIGMA PHI
Captain-Elect Football '24; Football "22-'23;
Baseball "23; Scrub Baseball '22; Booster's
Club; Boar's Head.
William Cosley Morrow
Secretary Student Body '23-'24; Secretary
Junior Class; Correspondent on Constitution
Petrel Staff ■23-'24; Freshman Basketball '22
Secretary Sophomore Class; Booster's Club
Marcellus Edwin Ford
John David Baxter
ALPHA LA^rBDA TAU
Cross Country Team '21-'23; Masonic Club;
Erle Houston Waldrop
Scrub Baseball '20.
John Ross Kemp
delta sigma phi
Baseball ■22-'23; Masonic Club.
Weyman Hamilton Tucker
Track '22-"23; Winner Pole Vault at State
Meet '23; Players Club; Band '21-'22-'23.
Ralph Frank Quarles
Scrub Football '21-'23.
John King Ottley
Business Manager Petrel '23-'24; President
Stray Greek Club '24; Booster's Club.
Jacob Benjamine Black, Jr.
Prosperity, South Carolina
Hobo Club: South Carolina Club.
William Leonard Willis
East Point, Georgia
PI kappa phi
Freshman Baseball '22; Baseball '23; Busi-
ness Manager Petrel "22; Manager Freshman
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Clyde Jackson Wallace*
pi kappa phi
Football '22-'23; Baseball '23; Freshman Baseball '22; Boys High Club.
delta sicma phi
Fred Demic Roberts*
Oglethorpe Umversity, Georgia
Football '21-'23; Track '21-'22; Captain Track Team '22; Holder of Georgia and Florida State
records for Shot and Discus; S. 1. A. A. record for Discus; Freshman Basketball '21.
Benjamine Franklin Pickett. Jr.*
LoviCK Richmond Martin, Jr.*
alpha la5ida tau
Football Manager '23; Assistant Manager Football '22.
Clarence Edward Stevenson*
Scrub Football "21; Scrub Baseball "22.
Robert Loring Kilgore*
Wheeling, West Virginia
alpha tau ojiega
Football '22-'23; Players Club •22-"23; Boxing Team '23; Entered Oglethorpe from W. & J
Evelyn Elizabeth Bentley*
Entered Oglethorpe from Cox College in "23.
Junior Class History
Quality not quantity makes a city or a nation great. The present
Junior class is a quality class; of one hundred and ten freshmen only thirty-
two remain, but twenty-four of these participate in recognized student activi-
Eight of our class are letter men in football, seven in baseball, and
two in track. Roberts holds the S. I. A. A. Tucker holds the state record for
tlie pole vault and the high jump.
Have you ever heard of this combination before? The same man be-
ing chosen in a Who's Who election as the best athlete, the most popular,
and the most modest. This unique honor was conferred upon Adrian
Maurer. "A fine football player, but a finer man," said Ed. Danforth,
sporting editor of the Atlanta Georgian.
The Junior class does not confine itself to athletics; four members of
this class took leading parts in the Spring production of the Oglethorpe
The success of the Petrel is largely due to the Junior class, as both
the editor and business manager were juniors. Under the efficient editor-
ship of Pen Robertson, the Petrel issued a twenty-page paper for the further-
ance of the Oglethorpe Memorial Campaign.
Eighteen members of the Junior class are paying their own expenses
at college. These men, who number represents more than half of the class,
are employed in positions ranging from waiters at the university to corres-
pondents of Atlanta papers.
It is the hope of the Junior class, that in spite of its small number it
may continue, as a senior class, to take its part in the work tliat makes a
college year a successful one.
—JOHN KING OTTLEY, JR., Junior Class Historian.
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Sopnomore Class Officers
Charles Corless , President
Epps Story Vice-President
Benjamine Vincent Secretary and Treasurer
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Sopnomore Class History
WE remember when we were freshmen? Of course we
could not easily forget it in this brief lengtli of time, and
so firmly was the fact impressed upon us that we were
freshmen that it will remain vivid in our minds for many
years to come.
It was in September 1922, that our class of eighty
members first gazed upon the gray buildings of Gothic architecture of
Oglethorpe. We had assembled from North, South, East and West, but
this mattered not — we were freshmen and might just as well have come from
the Emerald Isles. The Sophomores lost little in impressing our freshness
After furnishing the Sophomores two weeks of rare entertainment we
n to realize the reason for our bein"
old battle of education against ignorance.
began to realize the reason for our being in college, so we began the age-
While we were not the largest freshman class to enter Oglethorpe we
were perhaps one of the livliest. We were soon represented in nearly
every phase of college activity, furnishing three members each to the
baseball and football teams, and having two men who won the Tennis
championship for the '23 season. We were also well represented in the
orchestra and on the debating team.
When we returned as sophomores, we found that the freshmen out-
numbered us three to one. As dignified Sophomores, we naturally felt that
we should exercise some authority over our lower classmen, remembering
our treatment at the hands of the Sophomores the previous year. However,
when we attempted to exercise this authority, the "battle of the century"
ensued, the results of which are too well known to need repeating; and as
you know, twice told tales are uninteresting.
It would be a strange phenomenon, indeed, if some class historian
should fail to mention that his class was the best in school. We do not
claim this distinction for the class of '26, but we do claim that this class
has always exemplified the best side of the Oglethorpe spirit — that side
which stands for higher and better ideals.
Freskman Class Oiiicers
Edward Miles President
Kenneth Campbell Vice-President
Elizabeth Hope Secretary and Treasurer
Lovell, Virginia Barden, Leila Brown, Hugh Eichberg, Josephine*
Everett. Frank Magill, Sarah Hardin, George Fowler
Kramer, Frank Crabb. James Nichols, Hugh Gibson. Elmer
Wyley, .Albert Saville, Margaret Beckham. Theodosia Ginn, Lovelace*
Webb, Hovt Semon, Wells Justus, Dewey Grady, Mary*
Terrell, Royle Wells. Thompson Hamilton, Betty Gramling, Oliver*
Bass, Frank Carroll. Clayton Hope, Betty Hancock. William*
Campbell. Kenneth Woodall, Royce Adams, Alfred* Heath. Ralph*
Kennett, Frank West. Clarence Albaugh, David* Thompson. lone*
Lindsey. Eugene Johnson. Milton Elder, Leila Walton, Holt*
Miles, Edward Veach, Grady Green. Marie Waterman, William*
Edge. Hoyt Martin, Albert Slayton. Gifford Woodbury, Gerrald*
Gray. John Ash, Irving Barber, Charles Henry
Moss, Thomas Moore, Anne Austin, Loy Holleman. Ralph*
Thompson, Roy Howell, Spencer Boone, Roy Hurlbut
Cousins, Issiac Turner, Selman Dekle. Bernard Jenkins, On*
Boston. Frank Wright. Luther Bigham. Sarah Kersh, Donald*
O'Dwyer. Reggie Hart. Louise Taylor. Harry Jones, Paul*
Garner. Henry McCrary, Lester Driver. Dorothy Lyon, Harry*
Braselton, William Yates, B. C. Braddy Mooney, Kimball*
Lester. James McCallum Jones, Byron* McCurdy, Willis*
Lockridge Charles Nation, Pete Marston, Frank* 0"KeIley, George*
Watkins, James Buchanan. Thadius .'Vlbaugh, Liston* Petite, Luke*
Herring, Albert Whitehead. Paul Arthur, Glyn* Rich, Jack*
Monroe, Augustus Settle, Estin Bandy Roberts, Joe*
McRae, Lee Verner, Marshall Barbee, David* Smith, Florance*
HoUoway, George Cooper, Mrs. Esther Bierman. Jack* Stevens, Pat*
O'Kelley, Virginia Vickers, Thomasine Bosworth, Kay* Tanksley, John
Camp, Imogene Carpenter, Loy Chestnut, William*
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Freskman Class History
Y HE school year of 1923-'24 opened its doors and extended
a hearty welcome to the largest Freshman class in the his-
tory of Oglethorpe University, the number of freshies be-
ing one hundred and thirty-six. Although the largest, it
was also the freshest. On entering the stately halls of
Oglethorpe our hearts sank, because thinking we knew it
all, we found we knew nothing.
Upon finding that we were so green and ignorant it was then only natural
that we settle down in search of knowledge. Starting on this road of life we
were first greeted and given a touching welcome by our stem superiors, the
Sophomores. They led us to the bar of justice, where we were given our
instructions, as well as our punishment.
Our first meeting was held in Lupton Hall in October. There we elected
class officers, who were Alton Redf ern, Pres. ; Clarence West, Vice-Pres., and
Elizabeth Hope, Secretary and Treasurer. Unfortunately we lost both our
President and Vice-President, so were forced to elect new officrs. The newly
elected officers were Edward Miles, President; Kenneth Campbell, Vice-Pres.
We hope and believe however, that our first officers will rejoin us next year.
On October the annual minstrel of the freshies was put over, with Jake
Semon and Charley Barber starring. No egotism, but it must have been ex-
ceptionally good, because the Sophomores, along with the faculty, agreed
that it was a delightful performance, showing diligent study and work on the
part of those performing.
At Oglethorpe the Freshmen share an equal part of the glory in one de-
partment, athletics. Justus, Carroll, Albaugh, Campbell, and Hardin won
their letter in football. O'Dwyer, Redf em, Slayton, Chestnut, and Cousins
ably presented our class on the scrub team. Misses Leila Barden, Theodosia
Beckham, Imogene Camp, and Sarah Magill represented the freshmen on the
co-ed basketball team. Rumor has it that the freshmen will likewise be well
represented in baseball and track.
In the South's best college orchestra are found Freshmen Barber, Semon,
Wyly, Thompson, Drummer, Gibson, and HoUoway. The freshmen will
also supply the wants and wishes of the sophomores by sending many
natural but inexperienced dramatic stars to the Players Club.
It did not take us long to love our Alma Mater, and to gain, the true
Oglethorpe spirit. We admit that we knew very little and were very green
when we matriculated, but under the influential hand and unerring eye of
the wise Sophs, we are now proud to say that we are all "set for the races"
for the ensuing year.
Our Alma Mater
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater
Fair and exalted thy name shall be!
Lo, thy sons and daughters praise thee.
Hail, all HAIL TO Ogletlwrpe!
Children, we, of noble mothers.
Loyal and faithful in serving thee;
Sharers of thy fame and glory.
Hail, all HAIL TO Oglethorpe!
Dear and good the days thou gavest,
Under the Old Gold and Black tvith thee.
Full of all life's deepest lessons.
Hail, all HAIL TO Oglethorpe!
Thy sweet memory shall folloiv.
Gently to bless us forever more.
In our lives thou livest ever.
Alma Mater, Oglethorpe!
Coach Robertson came to the Petrels from Dartmouth College, where he had been a star
football player for several years. He had had one year of experience as an assistant coach at
his Alma Mater. He turned out to be the most popular coach, as a whole, to guide the destinies
of the Petrels, up to date. Not only did Coach Jim know the game as well as any of them, but
he stood for the right sort of thing. He instilled into his men a' fine fighting spirit, and coupled
this fighting spirit with a spirit of sportsmanlike play. His team was taught to fight hard, but
to play the game like men. His season was a successful one, and it could certainly be expected
since he instructed the men in such tactics. With Coach Robertson back as head coach, the
Oglethorpe team has every reason to expect better results next fall.
As assistant to Coach Robertson, Tod rendered tlie same fine sort of service that character-
ized his first year here. He instructed the linesmen in the fine points of the game, and it was a
well coached line that was representing the Petrels in the majority of the games. It was
Browning's second year as assistant coach and his work was of the finest type.
The job of chasing loose pigskins, rounding up
head-gears, and all the other odds and ends that go with
the managing a football team is no small task, and the
managing of a college grid team deserves more credit
than is ordinarily given to such a personage. Rich Mar-
tin proved to be a very efficient manager during the
past season, and he handled the job well. Rich stuck
by his men through the year and accorded them every
favor that he could render. Much deserves to be said
to his credit.
CAPTAIN "JUG" BROWN
"Jug" Brown led the best team that Oglethorpe
University ever put on the gridiron. It is safe to say
this about the team of 1923. "Jug" Brown's reward
was the reward of a man who remained faithful. The
leader of last year's team served three years as a lowly
scrub before he finally came into his own and reaoed
the benefit of the man who never quits. Few men at
Oglethorpe ever dreamed that some day the scrappy
little scrub end would ever have the honor of captaining
the varsity team. Often it is the case, that a man of
fighting disposition and not so much of the brilliant
in his makeup makes the best leader. "Jug" was a
good, steady player, who never was particularly a star,
but who never played a bad game. But his claim to
fame in the annals of Oglethorpe's football history lies
in the fact that he possessed the disposition to set a
good example for his men. Brown led, and he led
well. Our hats are off to the doughty captain of 1923.
CAPTAIN-ELECT ADRIAN MAURER
The shining light of the past two seasons is the
honor that goes to Mkurer. Wherever Oglethorpe's
Stormy Petrels played throughout the season the name
of Maurer was on the tongues of the fans weeks in ad-
vance. Every team was watching him, and he was a
marked man every time he stepped on the field. Be
that as it may, Adrian was a star in practically every
game. Maurer coupled the ability of a star with the
lieart of a fighter. Had it not been for his courageous
heart. Adrian Maurer could never have gone through
such a season in the brilliant style in which he did. fiis
individual performance in the Mercer game will ever
live in the minds of those who saw the battle as one
of the greatest pieces of work ever seen on a football
field. A star, yet modest in the extreme with a fine
spirit and natural love for the game, it was but just
tliat Maurer should lead the Petrels in 1924. Luck to
>ou old boy.
Halfback and End
Ed David was the man in the pinch in 1923. Four
years this fine player has been a member of the varsity
team. He was one time a captain and a good one. It
was said of him by his coach at the close of his year as
captain of the Petrels that no finer leader ever graced
a southern gridiron than Ed David. Oglethorpe men
have come to know him as that kind of a man. For
three years Ed played end and starred in that position.
Then his fourth year the new men began to crowd him
for the flank job, and Ed was shifted to the backfield
just in time to play a brilliant game against the Georgia
Bulldogs. He suffered some from injuries through the
season, but he got in practically all of the games, and
played the same consistent brand of ball that has marked
his work at Oglethorpe. He finished the year playing
fullback, in the final game. David did much to make
Oglethorpe known in the athletic world. We need more
The Rube is another of these four year men. His
first two years in college he played center, and the last
two he was seen at tackle. Rube was a fighter and a
good player. He went into the Tech game, the first
battle of the season, and played nearly half of the fray
without having been in a single scrimmage in the prac-
tice season. This sort of thing characterized Barten-
feld's play the whole four years. He was for Oglethorpe
first, and the good of his team was always uppermost
in his thoughts.
Candler is another man who has played his
last game for the Petrels. He served the team in the
capacity of guard his last two years on the squad. His
first two seasons he tried out for end. His weight and
ruggedness caused the coaches to move him in to the
center of the line. He was the fastest guard on the
team, and this speed was one of the outstanding points
of his play. He could go down under punts with the
best of them, and he was a ferocious open field tackier.
Injuries handicapped him in many games, but one could
never tell it from the way he played the game.
"Nutty" is a brother of Candler, and, from the be-
ginning he has made, it would seem that he will uphold
the family name satisfactorily for the next three years.
This little back was a freshman who had many obstacles
to remove before he found his varsity place. A varsity
quarter and an older head at the game kept him off the
varsity for the first part of the year. His gameness and
knack for directing the team strategically finally won
out. He got many hard knocks but always came up and.
incidentally, he played a most prominent part in the
success of the team.
Carrol is another freshman who made the team in
his initial year. He exhibited good form in the early
season practices, but did not have sufficient experience
to warrant starting him in the varsity games. It did
not take him long to get this training, and once he got
started in a battle he justified the confidence the coach-
es placed in him. He gives promise of being a very
valuable man in the future.
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"Blondie" started the Tech game in the role of
field general. The injuries received in this game put
him out for a couple of weeks, and when he came back
he was shifted to halfback. He was a fast, shifty run-
ner, and a fine defensive back. He proved very valuable
on many occasions and since last year was his first as
a member of the team he has some time to play yet.
More will be heard of his work in the future.
Crowe was one of the most valuable linesmen on
the varsity squad last season. He had the ability to
play guard, tackle, and end. It was in this latter posi-
tion that he saw the larger part of service, and oppos-
ing backs found it hard to get around his flank. Crowe
has always been a hard fighter and he has his heart in
the battle, a factor which counts much on the football
field. He has another year, and it should be his best
This old boy was one of the most rugged and de-
pendable linesmen on the squad. Serving his second
year on the team he met the charges of the opposition
with a stubborn front. He was also adept at making
holes in the opposing line. He still has a lot of service
in his rugged frame, and the Petrels are fortunate to
have a call on his services for the next two years.
It took Frog Gordy three years to arrive at his
real form, but when he did finally find himself he ar-
rived with a bang. Walt was second only to Maurer in
point of brilliancy during the season. He gained more
ground than any other back, with the exception of
Maurer, and yet in spite of this ability to tear off the
yardage, "Frog" has never made a touchdown for Ogle-
thorpe. He could rip the line and skirt the ends with
equal cleverness. He had few peers among southern
halfbacks. Here is hoping that you make that touch-
down in 1924, "Frog". Gordy is alternate-captain for
the season of '24.
MILLER HAM RICK
When "Gus" Hamrick came to Oglethorpe he had
never had on a football uniform, but he had the willing-
ness to learn. This fact, coupled with his physical
power, soon made him a place on the varsity squad. He
is a letter man of two years standing. Always a hard,
clean fighter. Miller has been a credit to the Petrels,
and his work at guard has at times bordered on the
brilliant. He is the steady kind of player who never
causes the coaches any worry.
If Bob kilgore had played in no other game than
the Mercer encounter he would have aided the Ogle-
thorpe season materially. For the outcome of the Mer-
cer game meant largely succes sor failure of the season,
and Bob added the extra point after Maurer's touch-
down that meant victory. With the score a tie and
only a few minutes left to play, Kilgore put the ball
squarely through the uprights, and Oglethorpe won the
most coveted game of the year. Bob could be relied
upon for the few yards needed for a first down, and
his work at passing, kicking, and running were fine all
Three years a varsity backfield man and the fourth
year the first string center of the squad, is the record
of "Mutt" Stephens. When Clay Parrish was injured
the Petrels were left in a bad fix for a pivot man, and
after looking the squad over, the best prospect Coach
Robertson could find was "Mutt". He went from the
backfield to center, and soon accustomed himself to the
job. and starred there the rest of the season. He saved
the day for the Petrels, and Oglethorpe will miss old
"Mutt". He has played his last game with credit.
A third first year man, to make the varsity last fall
was Dewey Justus. He jumped into a regular position
at tackle with the first game and was never ousted the
rest of the year. He is a natural football player, and
if he keeps up his work in the next three years as he
started in his freshman season he will be getting serious
consideration for some of the all-southern picks.
"Truck Horse" Porter was probably the outstand-
ing guard of the team last year. Living up to the
name given him, he proved to be one of the hardest
workers on the team, and there was never a time in the
season that Porter was not ready for battle. He is a
tough bird to handle, and opposing linesmen found it
very hard to do anything with this piece of pig iron. It
was his second year on the team, and he has one more
left. A valuable member of the team was Porter, and
he ought to enjoy another good season next fall.
Nix gained the reputation of being tlie hardest tack-
ier on the entire squad last fall, and he never failed to
live up to the rep. He was the man who caused the
fatal fumble by a Tech back in the first game of the
season. Nix is big and strong, and combined with these
natural powers he had plenty of speed. He suffered an
injury late in the season and was kept out of severa
of the late games. He never failed to star while he was
in the battle.
"Tiny", as he will ever be known, found himself
in his third year on the team, and it may safely be said,
that Roberts played his best game last fall. With a
wonderful natural physique he had only lacked a fight-
ing spirit. Coach Robertson seemed to be able to put
that spirit in him, and Tiny made it hard on the men
opposite him. The improvement in "Tinys" play aided
the team greatly.
The punter de luxe of the Oglethorpe team is
another of these four year men. "Jake" was once more
the best kicker on the team, and the work at booting
the old pigskin was the bright spot of his play. Few
punters in the South had anything on "Jake", and he
used his ability to kick to the best advantage. Morris
proved a versatile football player in his four years in
college, and he put in many a good play for the Petrels.
CARLTON IV EY
The fiery spirit of "Red" Ivey has always been an
inspiration to the team. No player on the squad ever
fought with a finer spirit than Red. Always he played
the game like a gentleman, and at the same time, no
man ever fought harder for the success of his Alma
Mater. His speed on the gridiron served him in good
stead, and what he lacked in weight, he made up for in
speed and other qualities.
"Caruso" is another one of these fellows who did
not have any surplus weight about him, but he could
fight with the best of them. Although, he weighed but
slightly over 150 pounds, he was one of the best guards
on the squad, and his work in breaking through the
opposing line was good all the season. He was hard to
move on the defense, and altogether, he played a most
creditable game throughout the season.
Wallace suffered a good bit during the season be-
cause of injuries to his legs. But he got into enough
battles to do the Petrels lots of good. He is a hard
runner, and seldom failed to gain over the line. He
was also one of the best defensive backs on the team
and could kick and pass effectively. He showed marked
improvement over the form of the preceding year, and
a like improvement next fall would make him one of the
stars of the season.
Football Season Review^
The beginning of the 1923 season takes us back to the hot, sultry September afternoons,
when Coach Jim Robertson and his band of candidates labored under the broiling sun of an
Indian summer to whip the players into shape for the opening day till with the famous Georgia
Tech Yellow Jackets. Coach Jim was new to the men. He had come down from Dartmouth and
had taken over the reigns to put the Petrels on the football map in a mere positive way than an
Oglethorpe team had ever been put there before. Those hot afternoons were days of real toil and
suffering for the athlets who had not been in the best of condition through the summer months.
The result of it all was not apparent until later in the season when the fine leadership of Coach
Jim and the hard work in the early fall began to show up in the play of the Oglethorpe team.
The Petrels invaded Grant field on September 29. As had been the custom in all preceding
games with Tech, the Tornado scored the first touchdown. The score came in the first quarter,
and it looked like a repitition of past years, a Tech win by a substantial margin. But immediately
following this first Tech score, the situation began to change. The Petrels got possession of the
ball and began a march that put the ball on Tech's 30 yard line. Here| the Oglethorpe team
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pulled a triple pass, a trick play devised for just such a situation, and with Adrian Maurer carry-
ing the ball the Petrels put it over, and Oglethorpe was only one point behind the Jackets.
Oglethorpe failed to make the extra point after the touchdown and the Petrels were still trailing
by a scant margin.
But the superior power of the Tech machine was not to be denied, and ere the half, ended
they had pushed over another touchdown and were leading the Gold and Black warriors; at the
turn by a one point margin. In the second half Tech scored twice more and the game ended
at 28 to 13.
The next Saturday the Petrels journeyed to the Classic city of Athens where they met the
Georgia team. The Bulldogs proved to be as strong as ever, and the Oglethorpe team fell before
the second of the state's great football teams. Oglthorpe did not put up the same brand against
Georgia that she showed against Tech, and this lapse in play was attributed partly to the injuries
of the preceding game. Only once during the game did the Gold and Black warriors show any
signs of really playing the game. In the third quarter, Ed David bucked over a touchdown after
the Oglethorpe team had made a nice march down the field. After this the Petrels returned to
their state of coma and spent the rest of the game without molesting the wearers of the Red and
Black. Maurer was watched so closely that he did not have a chance to get a nice gain through
the entire game. Ed David, shifted from end to a halfback place in the line-up. was the star
of the battle from an Oglethorpe viewpoint, and Big John Fletcher was the Georgia luminary.
The next week-end was an off day for the Oglethorpe hand, and it was hoped that Kilgore
and others would recover from injuries sufficiently to get into that day's game.
The "Praying Colonels" of Centre College handed the Petrels the first stunning defeat
of the year. The trip to Danville proved fatal, and much to the disappointment and suprise of
the Oglethorpe supporters, the Colonels ran up 29 points while the Robertson team was unable
to score a point. Only once did the Petrels carry a threat, and that was when the flashy Maurer
got away for a 30 yard gain on an end run. Incidentally, the Petrels suffered materially, by virtue
of injuries, in the Centre game.
Oglethorpe's first home game of the season was staged the next Saturday on Grant field,
the lair of the Tech teams. The Purple Tiger from Sewanee was the opponent for the occasion
and the Petrels entered this game with a record of thirteen straight defeats behind them. The
city was keyed up for the battle, and the gathering was pulling for the fighting Petrels to come
through. But it was not to be. Oglethorpe developed a decided tendency to fumble, for the
first time during the year, and this fault coupled with the speed of Harris, a Tiger Back, brought
the downfall of the Robertson clan to the tune of 13 to 0.
The situation became desperate, and in the fact of things it was decided that Oglethorpe
would play two games in one week. Spirit ran riot as the students sent the Petrels away at five
o'clock in the morning to encounter Wofford College at the State Fair in Spartanburg. With
fourteen defeats haunting their trail, the Stormy Petrels crashed through with a 32 to win over
the Wofford Terriers. Two days later the same Oglethorpe team fell in the wake of the Purple
The Mercer game came, and what a pippin it was. On the first kickoff of the game. Kid
Cecil, Mercer Captain and quarterback, ran 85 yards for a touchdown, and Mercer failed to kick
goal. The wise ones shook their heads and settled back to see the Petrels go down into inglorious
defeat. But the Petrels had no idea of defeat, and that first score was but a signal for
Oglethorpe to begin playing. How those boys did play. Mercer was outplayed all the first
half, and all present saw that the Petrels would score before the game was over. Maurer, Kilgore
and Gordy were advancing the ball in great style, and Nutty Campbell was running the team
with superb generalship.
The second half came, and with it victory for the Fighting Oglethorpe team. Adrian Maurer
made gain after gain, and he was aided materially by the great work of Gordy and Kilgore, who
were playing great games. Finally, when it seemed that Maurer, the marked man, could no
longer go, he advanced the ball within two yards of the Mercer goal, on a fine gain, and then
carried it the remainder of the way. Kilgore with steady nerve booted the goal that meant the
extra point and victory. The game was not over and the Baptists made one last drive, and the
Petrels somewhat exhausted by the fury of their charge could not hold the enemy rushes until
the ball was within the fifteen yard zone, when Oglethorpe braced and held for downs. Oglethorpe
won 7 to 6, and the name of Maurer was on every tongue. His work was the greatest individual
effort of the season, and the game was the best that was played in Atlanta during the football year.
Hurricane from Furman. Coach Laval's men ran up a score equal to that of Centrej and the
Oglethorpians were defeated 29 to 0.
Camp Benning proved easy pickings, and the Petrels brought home an easy victory by
some 36 to 0.
Bo McMillan's widely renowned Centenary team came to Atlanta, and playing rough and
rugged football, steam rolled the Petrels for a 14 to win. It was an impossible task, and every-
one was proud of the fine showing the Oglethorpe team made.
The final game of the season was played on Turkey Day in Chattanooga. The Oglethorpe
team had little trouble in defeating the Chattanooga Moccasins on a field that was covered with
mud and water and made it next to impossible to hold the ball. Only the sorry condition of the
field saved the Moccasins from a rout. The final score was 12 to 0.
The season came to a close with the annual banquet and the election of Adrian Maurer
as the captain of the team for 1924. At this banquet Coach Robertson expressed himself as
being well pleased with the work of the boys, and especially commended them for their spirit.
He expects great things of them in 1924.
Good Old Team
It's a good old team and trusty
That wears the Old Gold and Black,
They're fair and square, that's why they bear
The laurels back;
And so whether victory's easy,
Or sad defeat mars the score,
They'll play the game and win the same
Pep-rip for the Petrels once more!
Oh, come right on, old Oglethorpe, ive're all for you!
Get in that fight, old Oglethorpe, you always do
Now step up, hit is, smash it, drive it, crash it right on
Old Oglethorpe, old Oglethorpe, we're all for you!
"» f«^i .eTho,,, uraoftp /;.mij .jjrjufl,:." '^;,/ ^ -
Fbank Anderson Coach
John Morris Captain
John Varnedoe Manager
Petrels vs. Yale at Macon March 27
Petrels vs. Camp Benning at Columbus March 28-29
Petrels vs. Perm State at Atlanta March 30-31
Petrels vs. Mercer at Atlanta April 6-7
Petrels vs. Maryville at Maryville April 9
Petrels vs. Tennessee at KnoxviUe April 10-11
Petrels vs. Kentucky at Lexington April 12-13
Petrels vs. Centre at Danville April 14
Petrels vs. Mercer at Macon April 20-21
Petrels vs. V. P. I. at Atlanta April 26
Petrels vs. Alabama at Tuscaloosa May 2-3
Petrels vs. Kentucky at Atlanta May 9-10
Petrels vs. Tech at Atlanta May 17-18-19
Baseball Season Review
HE official record of the Oglethorpe baseball team for the
1923 season shows that the Petrels met defeat in a larger
number of games than they were winners in. The Petrels
won eight games and lost fourteen. But it is a generally
accepted fact that the team playing away from home is at
a decided disadvantage, and it happens that the Oglethorpe
team played all but four games on the road. Of the four
games played at home the local team won three, showing to a fair degree
what the boys could accomplish under favorable conditions.
The early season games were the ones that spelled disaster for the
Stormy Petrels. The Oglethorpe pitching staff was in bad condition all of
the first part of the year, and the hurling duties fell upon the shoulders of
mitried men. The result of the weakened hurling corps was that Oglethorpe
lost the first six games on the schedule. Yet in spite of the fact that the team
lost a greater number of games than it won, it is a noteworthy fact that the
Oglethorpe team scored a larger number of runs than did the opposing teams.
Oglethorpe tallied 136 runs during the season as against 120 for their op-
Oglethorpe's greatest triumph of the year was an 18 to 1 victory over
V. P. I. on Hermance field. Oglethorpe was also the participant in another
freak game during the season a game with Tennessee, which the Vols eventual-
ly won by a score of 21 to 14.
The opening game of the season was against the Yale Bulldogs in
Macon. Oglethorpe led the famous eastern team until the latter stages of
the game, when the Bulldogs rallied and won out by a 5 to 4 score.
Another Eastern foe provided the opposition in the next brace of games
and the Petrels again lost the series. The first game of the Penn State series
went to the Nittany Lions at 7 to 3. The second day the Petrels used a
freshman hurler against the Bezdek team, and Charley Peace held them
at bay till the seventh inning, when an error coupled with the second hit
that the Lions had made proved his undoing. Oglethorpe's bats were silent
that day, and the Petrels went scoreless, losing the battle 5 to 0.
Mercer next came up from Macon and conquered. The ever invincible
Tige Stone continued to display the jinx that he has always held over Ogle-
thorpe, and the Petrels lost two games by virtue of his work both in the box
and at bat.
Following the Mercer series the Petrels took a trip through Tennessee,
and Kentucky. The first game of this trip was with Maryville College, and
Peace again lost a hard game.
But the next day the Petrels broke the ice and with Lefty Willis hurling
the apple and the wearers of the Gold and Black came through with a 10 to
8 victory. The second game of the Volunteer series resulted in the afore-
mentioned freak game.
Lefty Willis again arose to the occasion on the next day, and with the
added confidence of a victory behind him he shut out the Kentucky Wild-
cats while the Petrels were hammering out nine runs by virtue of timely
hitting and fast base running.
The Petrels returned home following the Kentucky game, and enter-
tained the Florida Alligators in a two game series. The 'Gators held a
decision over the Atlanta Southern League team, but notwithstanding this
fact the Petrels romped on the Gators in both of the games. The battles
were staged in Buford.
Oglethorpe next played three games on Hermance field, and copped
this trio of battles. The first was with V. P. L and resulted in a slaughter
for the Petrels. The Wildcats of Kentucky came next for two games, and
dropped them both by scores of 8 to 2 and 7 to 6.
The pesky Georgia Bulldogs put a stop to Oglethorpe's winning streak
of six games. The journey to the Classic City of Athens proved fatal to
the Petrels, and the Georgia teams won both games. Both were hard fought
battles, the first ending 2 to 0, and the second going to the enemy by a
6 to 5 score.
The Petrels won one more game during the rest of the season, the
victory over Camp Benning. The soldiers copped the second game of the
Mercer took two more battles, and then the Petrels lost both of the
Tech games in the annual city Championship series. The Tech battles were
hard fought affairs in which Pug Bryant, flashy Petrel catcher, distinguished
himself by his fine all round play.
The Oglediorpe team of 1923 was a flashy, base running team. In
22 games the boys stole a season total 57 bases, or 2 . 6 bases per game.
Adrian Maurer led the team in base stealing with 19 thefts in 21 games.
He stole everything on the diamond but first base, and scored 22 runs.
Parrish led the team in batting with a percentage of 355. Willis was
the leading pitcher, with 4 games won and 3 lost.
The season terminated with the election of Bryant as Captain of the
'24 team. A scrappy, flashy player will lead the Petrels through the next
season, and under his leadership the team has prospects for a fine year in
YAM A CRAW
"Tiny" Roberts led the Oglethorpe track team in scoring for the season.
He is the holder of the Florida State and Georgia State records in both the
shot-put and the discus throw. He also holds the Southeastern A. A. U.
record for the discus throw. His best distances in the shot-put and the discus
throw are 42 feet, and 133 feet 7 inches respectively.
"Red" Ivey experienced the worst season of his career at Oglethorpe.
He failed to win a single first place, whereas, he had been in the habit
of winning first place in both the century and the 220 in practically all of
the past meets. However, this game-hearted little fighter gave his best at
all times, and he scored many points for his team.
The two Tucker boys came into prominence for the first time. The
work of Weyman Tucker was particularly notable, and the team rewarded
him at the end of the season with the captaincy of the 1924 team.
These four, aided by McMekin and Frazer, made up the small con-
stellation of which "Tiny"Roberts was the alpha star.
Co— ed Basketball Team of Oglethorpe
Mary Belle Nichols (Captain ) Center
Elizabeth Broughton Forward
Christine Gore Forward
Theodosia Beckham Guard
Leila Barden Guard
Imogene Camp Forward
Mattie White Kellam Guard
Sara Magill Thelma Doyal
Rebie Spears Sarah Bigham
Evelyn Bentley Esther Cooper
lone Thompson Thomasine Vickers
Elizabeth Hope Anne Moore
Miss Charlotte Davis
Sponsor oj The Yaniacraw
^Iiss Ru.NA Ekwin
Sponsor of The Yamacraw
.Miss Arabelle Uudley
Sponsor of Pi Kappa Phi FTaternity
Miss Muriel Downer
Sponsor of Alpha Lambda Tau Fraternity
Miss Betty Johnson
Sponsor of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity
Miss Mary Lynn Brocuon
Sponsor oj Football
Miss Makcelle Lyoins
Sponsor of Baseball
Miss Mildred Pidcock
Sponsor of Debating Council
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Pi Kappa PKi Fraternity
Founded 1904 — :: — Established 1918
Colors — Gold and If kite
Flower — Red Rose
Edgar George David
John Tolliver Morris
Robert Ogden Brown
Walter Fred Gordy
John Brown Frazer
Finch Thomas Scruggs
Ralph Adair Sinclair
Harry Eugene Teasley
Charles Frederick Laurence
Coke \^isdom O'Neal
Clvde Jackson Wallace
Thomas Palmer Caldwell
Peter Twitty Macky
Holmes Dupre Jordan
Robert Murphy Jackson
Leonard William Willis
Robert Nathan Little
Grace Epps Story
Shaffer Burke Wimbish
Calhoun Hunter Young
Kenneth Alexander Campbell
Thomas Hudson Moss
George \^ illiam Hardin
\^ illiam McKinlv Brasselton
James Eugene Lindsev
Andrew Marshall Verner, Jr.
A. H. Monroe
Kappa Alpka Fraternity
Founded at Washington and Lee llniversity, 1865
Founded at Oglethorpe, 1871
Chapter Revived, 1918
Colors— Crimson and Old Gold Flowers — Magnolia and Red Rose
Frater in Facultate
Arthur Stephen Libby
Ottis Mahlon Jackson
William Cosby Morrow, Jr.
Benjamine H. Vincent
Thomas Lee Camp
Fountain Pitts Randle
Hugh Jennings Brown
Jack Herrick Bierman
Edwards Oscar Miles
Clarence Lane West
Henry Mills Garner
Paul Oberly Nicholson
Robert Alton Redfern
James Aldine Pound
Alpka Lambda Tau Fraternity
Founded at Oglethorpe University, October 8, 1916
Established at Oglethorpe. March 27, 1921
Colors — Gold and Black
Flower — American Beauty Rose
James Henry Hamilton
James David Chesnut
Howard Frank Whitehead
John Carlton Ivey
James Meriwether McMekin
Raymond Weathers Stephens
Miller Augustus Hamrick
L. Richmond Martin
James B. Partridge
John David Baxter
Robert P. Miller
Lamar H. Lindsey
Marvin A. Nix
R. Frank McCormack, Jr.
Jake C. Sartaine
R. Gilford Slayton
Harry F. Tavlor
W. Paul Whitehead
L W. Cousins
Oliver S. Grambling
D. Roy Boone
Royle Duke Terrell
Royce E. Woodall
Thompson M. Wells
Luther D. Wright
Delta Sigma Pni Fraternity
Founded 1899, College of the City of New York
Colors — Nile Green and White
Flower — White Carnation
Herbert A. Bryant
Robert G. Pfefferkorn
Wendell W. Crowe
Adrian H. Maurer
John Ross Kemp
Henrv Clay Parrish
Earl C. Gay
J. Lamar Jackson
Charles W. Corless
Lawrence G. Pfefferkorn
Sam Jack Milton
William W. Ward
John Easton Teasley
Charles D. Peace
Dennis L. Thomas
H. j. Nichols
S. Luke Pettit
J. Wells Semon
One Hundred and Five
Stray Greek Club
John K. Ottley President
J. Paul Wilkes Vice-President
Robert L. Kilgore Secretary and Treasurer
John K. Ottley ' Chi Phi
J. Paul Wilkes Phi Delta Theta
Robert L. Kilgore Alpha Tau Omega
Albert G. Smith Pi Kappa Alpha
Guy C. Holcomb Chi Psi
J. Carter Cook Sigma Chi
James W. Larwood Beta Theta Pi
James V. Hall Lambda Chi Alpha
Abe Orovitz Tau Epsilon Phi
Ferdie W. Coloring Phi Epsilon Pi
Irvin Ash Phi Epsilon P:
Jack Rice Phi Epsilon Pi
One Hundred and Seven
Colors — Silver and Rose
Zeta Tau Sorority
Established at Oglethorpe, 1920
SORORA IN FACULTATE
Mrs. Cora M. Steele Libby
Flower — Rose
Mrs. Miriam Clarke Wood
Mrs. Phylis Larendon Stone
One Hundred and Eight
_ K-^: --'-TSSE/a.
Sigma Alpka Sorority
Colors — Purple and Gold
Established at Oglethorpe. 1922
Flower — Violet
Mrs. Nellie Jane Gaertner Louise McCammon
One Hundred and Ten
One Hundred and Eleven
Pki Kappa Delta Fraternity
Established at Oglethorpe University, 1920
FRATRE IN FACULTATE
Dr. Arthur Stephen Libby, Ph.D.
Otis Mahlon Jackson
James Meriwether McMekin
James Bugg Partridge
James David Chesnut
Coke Wisdom O'Neal
Thomas Lee Camp
One Hundred and Thirteen
Tke Boar s Head
Established at Oglethorpe University, 1920
Colors — Old Gold and Black
Flower — Black Eyed Susan
The Boar's Head was founded at Oglethorpe in January 1920, and was the
first honorary club to be organized. Only men who have been prominent and
successful in academic life, and the various college activities are eligible. Member-
ship is also limited to the Junior and Senior classes.
The title of the organization is taken from the coat of arms of Oglethorpe
University, a boar's head being a prominent feature of the escutcheon. The Univer-
sity armorial bearings are copied after those of the family of General James
Oglethorpe for whom our university is named.
The 1924 members are:
Edgar George David Lawrence Gordon Pfefferkorn Robert Ogden Brown
Adrian H. Maurer
H. Pendleton Robertson
Miller A. Hamrick
Tke LeConte Club
This organization, composed of a serious minded group of young men, has
as its purpose the advancement of scientific study at Oglethorpe. It was founded in
the fall of 1920 by ten young men. Most of these men are at present continuing
their scientific studies in various of the larger institutions of the country. The
names of these charter members are:
L. N. Turk P. D. Weeks
M. F. Calmes M. M. Copeland
C. I. Pirkle J. C. Ivey
M. Mostellar C. E. Boynton
W. C. Hillhouse Fred Martinez
It is the aim of the Club to foster individual work on the part of its members.
It is their plan to publish some of the themes written by the members in the
acquisition of the degrees awarded by the club:
The present Roster is as follows:
Prof. Wilbur K. Butts Joseph LeConte
Dr. M. Harding Hunt John LeConte
— Class of '24 —
J. C. Ivey Pliny
R. A. Sinclair Solomon
P. C. Gaertner Aristotle
J. D. Chesnut H. E. Teasley
0. M. Jackson R. A. Martin
— Ci^ss OF '26 —
R. F. McCormack J. L. Jackson C. W. Corless
One Hundred and Sixteen
YAM A CRAW
Yainacra\\^ s Who s Wko Contest
Best All Around Adrian Maurer
Most Serious Harry Teasley
Most Modest Adrian Maurer
Best Athlete Adrian Maurer
Most Accomplished Clyde Wallace
Most Popular Adrian Maurer
Most Dignified Harry Teasley
Most Studious Ben Vincent
Most Literary Pen Robertson
Most Influential Edgar David
Most Polite Paul Wilkes
Most Bashful Boy Kenneth Campbell
Most Bashful Girl Lillian McCammon
Most Sarcastic Clyde Wallace
Most Conceited Edgar David
Most Talkative Henry Hope
Biggest Booster Thomas Hubbard
Wittiest David Blake
Neatest Grady Veach
Handsomest Boy Robert Kilgore
Prettiest Girl Imogene Camp
Tightest William Cox
Best Dancer John Frazer
Laziest Tucker Brothers
Biggest Ladies' Man Robert Kilgore
Biggest Eater Charley Barber
Biggest Mexican Athlete Leonard Willis
Une Hundred and Eighteen
OgletKorpe Boosters CIud
The constitution of this club, having as its aim the promotion of all interests
of Oglethorpe University, was unanimously adopted by the studsnt body in the
fall of 23. The plan of the Boosters Club was submitted by Guy Holcomb, a former
University of Colorado student, who was familiar with the opsration of a club of
similar nature at that institution, and through whose efforts this much ne;dsd organi-
zation became a realty at Oglethorpe.
Membership in the Boosters Club is restricted to the President of the student
body, the Presidents of the four classes, and to four members elected by popular
vote from each class.
Officers selected by the Boosters Club for the term of 1923-'24 are:
Edgar David President
Walter Gordy Vice-President
Wm. Morrow Secretary
Alfred Smith Treasurer
— Class of '24 —
-Class of '25-
-Class of '26-
-Class of '27 —
Withdrew, and Edward Miles was elected President of Freshman Class.
One Hundred and Twenty
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Founded 1920 — :: — Reorganized 1923
Dr. A. S. Libby* Mooresville Lodge No. 196 F. & A. M.
Mooresville, N. C.
Dr. Harding Hunt* Seneca Lodge No. 55 F. & A. M.
W. J. Barnes* Luckie Lodge No. 89 F. & A. M.
Col John W. West* Riverdale Lodge No. 441 F. & A. M.
W. A. Lee Hapeville Lodge No. 590 F. & A. M.
Roy M. Lee Hapeville Lodge No. 590 F. & A. M.
John T. Lee* Hapeville Lodge No. 590 F. & A. M.
H. P. Robinson Lithonia Lodge No. 84 F. & A. M.
Al G. Smith Wauchula Lodge No. 17 F. & A. M.
J. D. Baxter Lebanon Lodge No. 655 F. & A. M.
J. Paul Wilkes Cordele Lodge No. 296 F. & A. M.
J. Ross Kemp Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
Chas. D. Peace Douglasville Lodge No. 289 F. & A. M.
J. Luther Stone* Ranger Lodge No. 613 F. & A. M.
A. Oscar Lunsford Maysville Lodge No. 347 F. & A. M.
Coke Wisdom O'Neal Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
Edgar George David Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
Thomas A. Bartenfeld Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
C. Fred Laurence Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
Miller Hamrick Chamblee Lodge No. 444 F. & A. M.
J. M. McCallium Mayo Lodge No. 119 F. & A. M.
OgletKorpe DeMolay CIuId
The order of DeMolay. national fraternal organization for young men, is
represented at Oglethorpe by fourteen students who are from various DeMolay
chapters in the country.
The DeMolay club at Oglethorpe was organized last Fall, and Robert P. Miller
of the Atlanta, Georgia chapter was elected President.
The personnel of the Club's membership is as follows:
Robert Miller President
Tke "0" Glut
Organized in 1910 by K. G. Nichols fov the iinr|Mise cif standardizing athletics at Oglethorpe.
E. G. David President
Carlton Ivey Vice-President
H. A. Bryant Secretary and Treasurer
John Morris Weyman Tucker
Tom Bartenfeld Thomas Porter
Wendell Crowe Carlton Ivey
Miller Hamrick Adrian Maurer
Edgar David Howard Whitehead
Charles Corless Herbert Bryant
Jam,es Partridge Raymond Stephens
One Hundred and Twenty-Fiv.
Ogletkorpe Players Club
0. M. Jackson President
J. C. IvEY Vice-President
W. W. Crowe Secretary and Treasurer
Gladys Crisler Robert Jackson
Christine Gore Charles Corless
Virginia Pairo Weyman Tucker
Grace Mason Carlton Ivey
Elizabeth Broughton Ferdie Goldring
Mattie Kellam Wendell Crowe
DuPre Jordan William Morrow
Otis Jackson* Dan Conklin
*Not in Picture.
One Hundred and Twenty-Six
Boys liign Club
Motto — Play the game fair and square Colors — Purple and White
J. T. Morris President
J. K. Ottley Vice-President
L. H. Lindsay Secretary and Treasurer
One Hundred and Twenty-Seven
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Teck Higli Glut
Motto — "Tech-Hi Forever." Colors — Purple and Gold
George: Hardin President
Edward Miles Vice-President
Floyd Hammel Secretary and Treasurer
George Hardin Bill Hancock
Jimmy Morrow Roy Thompson
Floyd Hammell Ralph Heath
George Halloway Charlie Lochridge
Alton Harden John Baxter
Charlie Barber Duke Terrell
Jake Sartain Ort Jenkins
Frank Everett Frank Boston
Walter Gordy Ike Cousins
Edward Miles Harry Hurlbut
John Gray William Mollory
Estin Settle ij
Girls Higk Glut)
Motto: '"JFe inll love the boys."
Colors: Gold and Black
Leila Elder President
Sarah Bigham Vice-President
Elizabeth Broughton Secretary and Treasurer
Grace Mason Elizabeth Broughton
Sarah Bigham Margaret Saville
lone Thompson Sara Magill
lary Grady Christine Gore
Anne Moore Mattie Kellam
Leila Elder Thomasine Vickers
Motto — "There is only one prep-school in Georgia" Colors — Orange and Blue
Reorganized in 1923
One Hundred and Thiity
Soutk Georgia CIud
Motto — "Ge< //wi boll-weevil." Flower — Sun-flower
J. P. Wilkes President
W. W. Crowe Vice-President
J. C. IvEY Secretary and Treasurer
Carlton Ivey Alton Redfern
Irving Ash Gene Lindsey
Wendell Crowe Leroy Boone
James Hall George Woodberry
Clarence West Ralph Holloman
Patrick Hansard Frank Bass
Albert Wylley Jack Bierman
Lee McRay Charlie Ferguson
Hoyt Edge Thompson Wells
William "Broadhurst Hoh Walton
Paul Wilkes Clarence Yates
Robert Jackson John Lester
One Hundred and Thirty-One
Soutk Carolina CluD
Motto — ^'Wish I were in Carolina in the morning." Flower — The Palm
Dr. a. S. Libby President
Mrs. a. S. Libby Vice-President
H. A. Bryant Secretary and Treasurer
Douglas Mclver Jacob Black
Herbert Bryant Julius Pearlstein
Dr. Arthur Libby Pete Mackey
Mrs. Arthur Libby William Shands
Tke Fie Club
Organized at Oglethorpe, October, 1916
Colors — Gold and White Flower — Tulip
Edgar David President
John Morris Vice-President
Gladys Crisler Secretary and Treasurer
Carlton Ivey John Frazer
John Morris Paul Wilkes
Wisdom O'Neal Miss Gladys Crisler
One Hundred and Thirty-Three
The Red-Headed Glut)
Motto — "Red hair is the sign of brains." Color — Red
Flower — Red Rose
Howard Whitehead President
William Cox Vice-President
Peggy Davis Secretary and Treasurer
John Frazer Carlton Ivey
Mattie Kellam Estin Settle
Josephine Eichberg William Cox
Margaret Saville Hugh Nichols
Gladys Crisler Howard Whitehead
Peggie Davis Albert Wylley
On:' llunihed and Thirty-Four
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The Lord's Club is an honorary club organized February 19, 1924. This is
the first club of a social nature to be organized at Oglethorpe. There are certain
elements of culture and social qualities that are indespensible for membership.
Organized in the Fall of 1923 by David Baxter
David Baxter President
David Baxter Vice-President
David Baxter Secretary and Treasurer
Marvin Nix* William McMath
Charlie Barber Julius Pearlstein
David Blake Clarence Stevenson
Lamar Lindsay Walter Gordy
Ferdie Goldring George Woodberry
Jake Sartaine Joe Roberts
David Baxter Paul Gaertner
Clay Carrol Epps Story
*Not in Picture
One Hundred and Thirty-Six
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The Hoto Glut)
Motto — "Fly uith the team. Petrels." Color — Smut
Flower — Wandering Jew
Hogansville-Special Hubbard President
Step-rider Little Vice-President
Box Car Bill Braselton Secretary and Treasurer
Ralph Sinclair Clarence Stevenson Joe Roberts
Ralph Quarles Frank Bass David Albaugh
Jack Jerrard Fountaine Randall Luther Mann
Weyman Tucker Ralph Holloman Shaffer Wimbish
Fred Boswell Thomas Hubbard Cooney Young
Julius Pearlstein Hugh Nichols Paul Gaertner
Guy Holcombe Dave Blake Selman Turner
Thompson Wells W. G. Broadhurst Robert Lee
Alton Hardin Wisdom O'Neal Robert Little
James Chesnut Roy Lee Luke Petit
Robert Jackson . Irving Ash Bill Braselton
James Black . Quigg Tucker John Baxter
Ferdie Goldring Frank Kramer Kimball Money
One Hundred and Thirty-Seven
Organized November 5, 1923, by R. M. Jackson
R. M. Jackson President
DuPre Jordan Vice-President
Dan Conklin Secretary and Treasurer
One Hundred and Thirty Eight
Miller Hamrick President
Ralph Sinclair Vice-President
William Morrow Secretary
Paul Wilkes Treasurer
One Hundred and Thirty-Nine
THE PETREL STAFF
One Hundred and Forty
City of Atlanta
offer tke young men of tlie nation modern ed-
ucational facilities m the wnolesome and in-
spiring atmosphere of modern tnougnt and
OF LIBERAL ARTS, SCIENCE, and JOUR-
NALISM, and COMMERCE are open all tke
year and students may enter at tke beginning
of any one of tke four terms as follows : Sep-
tember 27, January 3, Marck 21, and June 7.
A beautiful Book of Views, illustrating stu-
dent life at tke University, will be sent free,
witk catalog, on application. Address
OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY, GEORGIA
(Suburb of Atlanta)
One Hundred and Forty-Two
What is Your LIFE WORK
PRESIDENT COOLIDGE SAYS:
"He who sells an insurance policy sells a certificate of
character, an evidence of good citizenship, an unimpeach-
able title to the right of self-government."
The need for insurance is as old as it is universal and more
urgent in hard times than in prosperous periods. The life
insurance agent is liis own master, controlling' his own time,
earning in exact proportions to his successful effort, and
finding no limit to the new applications of insurance to needs.
The economic human value is now scarcely more than one-
DO YOU want-
To engage in a dignified profession;
To help serve the social order;
To represent the greatest institution in the world ;
To choose those with whom you deal;
To find business anytime and anywhere ;
To work for yourself and earn accordingly?
Will you let us tell you more about this great business and
The Norlliwestern Mulual Life losureoce Cofnpany
OF MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
The Company that issues nearly 50% of its new business on
lives of members previously insured.
ONCE A POLICY HOLDER, ALWAYS A PROSPECT
LUTHER E. ALLEN
225-231 Healey Bldg., Atlanta, Georgia.
One Hundred and Forty-Three
"We ■will appreciate your patronage"
Stevens £? Hawk
Druggists to the Nortnsiae
at 14th St.
PEACHTREE ROAD |
at Buckhead •:■:
We are certainly sorry to observe
that the American girls are taking to
the pipe. A pipe leaves such a bad
taste on the lips.
Mother — Are you entertaining a
young man tonight?
Co-ed — No, mother, I just met him
BENNIE«'. --^i-i-- -'-'- *^qQd^GGIE
^l Walker Bros, es
SANDWICHES— TOBACCO— DRINKS
METROPOLITAN THEATRE LOBBY
One Hundred and Forty-Four
Mrs. A. D. Sheats Co.
MILLINERY, READY-TO-WEAR, DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS,
GENTS FURNISHINGS— McCALL PATTERNS, DRESS-
MAKING, DESIGNING and HEMSTITCHING.
MRS. A. B. SHEATS, Manager
No. 6 Roswell Road (Buckhead) HEMLOCK 7753
I hate women,
They bore me.
Their perfume stings my eyes,
Their powder soils my coat.
Their talk drives me crazy,
They are fickle, oh ! how fickle,
They lie unceasingly, everlastingly.
They dance horribly.
They always get in the way of my feet,
They are so dumb,
They love the "Do you know" game,
— I hate women.
They bore me.
Congratulate me, I have just
Announced my engagement.
*** — Purple Cow.
A splendid place to educate our young men —
A splendid place to trade and save
on tne purchase of groceries
Nearly 200 Pure Food Stores in the South to Serve You.
One Hundred and Forty-Five
A boss is a boss, but a good looking stenographer is an asset to any business.
No, I don't think that co-ed will take good care of her children. Her wrist-
watch ahvavs has a dirtv face.
Young — What do j'ou think of Georgia peaches?
Al G. — 1 boy, melt in your mouth and soon become a pair.
SANDWICH SHOP NO. I
—A PLACE TO EAT—
Run by and lor
113 N. PRYOR ST.
OPPOSITE CANDLER BLDG.
Stuart P. Murray
One Hundred and Forty-Six
for the liver
Beware of imitations. Demand
the genuine in 1 Oc and 35c pack-
ages bearing above trade mark.
Beo Pierce's Garap
You Have Tried
All the Rest
Now Try the Best
Ben Pierce's Garage
Blake — There goes Mable.
Chestnut — I think a lot of her.
Blake — I know — a lot you shouldn't.
Jake — What kind of a dress is that?
Virginia P. — A dotted Swiss.
Jake — How dumb of me. Cheese-
cloth of course.
A DOLLAR SPENT WITH US CONTINUES
TO SERVE AND BUILD UP ATLANTA
17 CONVENIENT STATIONS
Reed Oil Corporation
One Hundred and Forty-Seven
CIGARETTES Drive Out to SODA
PEACHTREE ROAD AT BUCKHEAD
Sanawiclies a Specialty
OPEN UNTIL 2 A. M.
FOR DRUGS, TOILET ARTICLES,
I SHAVING NEEDS |
I AT BUCKHEAD |
j Cal) Hemlock 1480 |
Love is variously described, but all authorities agree that excepting the unrequited
variety, it is a pleasant delusion, a mania to be in close proximity to some person, in
short, a mental disorder. At the same time if one tries to be original and tells his girl
that he has an acute mental disorder about her, she is apt to conclude that he has the
disorder, but that it is not love.
Divorces are usually the outcome of Platonic love. Platonic love is that which one
man feels towards another man's wife when the other man is in the same room. When
the husband is away the Platonism goes too. Hence, we may say that Platonic love va-
ries directly as the husband.
Women love various things — Amusement, Dress, Food, Alcohol, and Themselves.
Sometimes they condescend to care a little for a man. They do this in order to rope him
into the matrimonial noose. Once they get a good man down, they love to keep him
down on his uppers. — DIRGE.
JOHNSON - CORNELL
PRINTERS and ENGRAVERS
One Hundred and Forty-Eight
FRIED CHICKEN and SPA- Look out for the "ARCH
GHETTI DINNERS. Call and LIGHT SIGN". Drive your
see us. Phone Hemlock 9144. car in and stop with us. : :
J. W. DUMAS
Oak Grove Inn
Peachtree Road at Buckhead
CATERING TO A SELECT PATRONAGE
WILL BE OPERATED ALL THE YEAR
Barbecue Meats, Brunswick Stew, Home
Come ana Bring Y our Friends
American Book Company
(Incorporated in New York)
PuDushers of Scnool and College Text Books
A. I. BRANHAM, Manager
2-4 North Forsyth Street
NEW YORK CINCINNATI CHICAGO BOSTON
One Hundred and Forty-Nine
Catck Oglethorpe Car at
"Two of Atlanta's Best Drug Stores"
We Appreciate Your Patronage
PEACHTEEE and HOUSTON
Phone Ivy 0951— Open All Night
PONCE DeLEON and BOULEVARD
Phone Hemlock 4435
Willis at Muse's — I'd like to see something' cheap in a felt' hat.
Clerk — Tr.v this on. The mirror is at your left.
Virginia — Do you ever leave a danoe before the last gun is shot.
Carus — Yes: usuallv after the last stag's shot.
Come to POSS
FOR GOOD THINGS TO EAT
THE EMBLEM SHOP
Fraternity Jewelry for All Organizations; Badges, Crested Jewelry and Novelties, Engraved
and Crested Stationery. The only establishment in the South with a complete and
beautiful stock for delivery. CLASS— CLUB— SOCIETY— SORORITY PINS and RINGS
Special orders solicited. Design furnished. New catalog on request.
200 Metropolitan Bldg. — Forsyth and Luckie Sts. — Phone Ivy 7081
One Hundred and Fifty
Ogletkorpe Boys — Get Real Meals at
157 Whitekall St.
Frog — May I kiss you?
Co-ed — I should say not.
— But she didn't.
David — Gimme a kiss.
Sweetum — I'll give j-ou a kick.
David — Fine, what's a kiss without
a kick in it?
The effect that the footlights have upon oui- modern Follies girl is to make
her head light.
H. C. WILSON
Real Estate, Investments
415 HEALEY BUILDING
Phone Walnut 5911
One Hundred and Fijty-Une
American Bakeries Co.
New South Bakery
PROTECTION — SERVICE
Edgar G. David Cecil M. Lemon
The Norlhwestern Mutual Life losurooce Company
of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Offices— 225-231 Healey Building— Atlanta, Ga,
Telephones— Walnut 1566-67
Low Net Cost — — Purely Mutual
One Hundred and Fiily-Tivo
Sarah — What kind of a show is the
Malicoat — Where the girls real
silk it half way up the stage and
bareback it the rest of the way.
Prof. — What is a spark gap?
O'Neal — Why, that's when a girl
yawns just as you start to kiss her.
(Probaijlj^ going to yell — that's a
Herndoris Barber Shop
25 BARBERS IN ATTENDANCE
Service antl Satisfaction Guaranteed
A. F. HERNDON, Proprietor
66 Peachtree St —Ivy 9467
One Hundred and Fijty-Three
SEND LAUNDRY and DRY CLEANING
Excelsior Laundry Co.
Best, Biggest ana Busiest Laundry
Co-ed — Do you always take the other girls for such long walks?
Shreik — No, it isn't always necessarj'.
He (angrily) — Do you ever have a thoug:ht in your head?
She (absently) — Really, I haven't the slightest idea.
In bygone days a dirty face meant but one thing. Now, however,
such a face may signify an attempt to become beautiful.
t<r§s7>v.''i'„ T)id you ever consider the close re-
lationsnip of Oglethorpe University
\^ and the Southern States Life Insur-
One Builds Men of Tomorrow; the Other Greats Estates of Tomorrow
WILMAR L. MOORE, Jr., General Agent
305-11 McGlawn-Bowen Bldg.— Walnut 4119
One Hundred and Fijty-Four
The Southern Banker
The Bank Journal of tne South
HAYNES McFADDEN, Pres. JOS. R. MURPHY, Sect'y-Treas
E. H. HINTON, Managing Editor
may be the cause of low
marks in your studies.
Come to us ana we will examine them without
cost. If you need glasses and can be fitted by
any optician we can do it. If you need the at-
tention of an oculist we so ad-
vise. Ask any reputable citi-
zen if you Avill be absolutely
safe in our care.
Waller Ballard Opllcal Go.
105 PEACHTREE ST. (CLOCK SIGN)
Southeastern Paint Co.
PAINT PRODUCTS EXCLUSIVELY
J. H. Price — Loyd Clarke
One Hundred and Fijty-Five
|E HAVE furnisked a complete
service to the management or
The Yamacraw 1924. All ex-
tra art work, the engraving,
printing and binding of tnis
book were done m our plant.
We are prepared to furnish a complete
line of stock inserts, borders, panels, in-
struction books and many otner necessities
to an annual staff. We will nave a more
complete line of samples also.
We sincerely hope that the management
of The Y amacratu is satisfied with the prod-
uct of our efforts and that the incoming staff
will confer vv^ith us before committing them-
selves on next year's contracts. Don't fail
to let us know^ when you can see our repre-
One Hundred and Fifty-Six
One Hundred and Fifty-Seven
One Hundred and Fifty-Eight
One Hundred and Fifty-Nine
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