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the Junior Class 


Agricultural College and 
School of Science 

Pullman, Washington 

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Dear friends and schoolmates, by your grace, 
This book within your hands we place; 
Moping that with us you will bear 
And all harsh criticism spare. 

Though from all fault it is not free, 

Our aim to please you'll surely see; 

Sonic local joke, some pleasant wit, 

Some funny scrap we hope will hit; 

We wish that everyone may Cud 
Something to suit or please his mind. 

And many facts we aim to give, 

How students work, how students live; 

I f something does not just suit you 
Please think the work has all been new; 

Pass o'er the pages one by one 

Then judge how well the task's been done 



Professor Elton Fulmkk, 
as a token of affection ami esteem from the students 
to the students 1 friend, this volume 
is dedicated by 
Tee Chinook Board. 



The W. A. C. and 
S, of S. 

Ruh! Rah! Ruh! Rah! Ruli! Rah! Reel 
Washington! Washington! W. A. C,! 

Farmers! Hayseeds! Pumpkins! Squash! 
W. A. C.! liyGosh! 

Chinook Board. 


Daisy T, Bushev, 


Leo h . TCHfTUK, Anna M. Grimes, 

J. Lee Webb, Clause E. Morrison, 

I>ELi*a C, Aluen, Frank T. Baker. 


Henry a. Miller* 


William NL Duncan. 


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College Calendar. 


September 21-22, Wednesday and Thursday—Entrance Examinations. 
September 22* Thursday —College year begins, 

November 24 , Thursday-—Thanksgiving day; a holiday, 

December 22, to January 2, 1S99—Christmas holidays 


January 3 — Work resumed in all departments. 

February' 6 to 11—Mid year Exam in a l ions. 

February 12 Second Semester begins. 

February 22 — Washington's Birthday; a holiday 
March 22 to 26 inclusive— Spring vacation. 

April 5—Annual meeting of the Board of Regents 

May 15 to 30 Military Encampment will take place for not less than three 
days between these dates. 

May 30— Memorial Day; u Holiday. 

June 13 to 20— Final Examinations. 

June 16—-Annual entertainment of Literary Societies. 

June 18—Baccalaureate address. 

June (9 — Meeting of the Board of Regents* 

Music Recital. 

June 20 — Graduating exercises of the Schools. 

June 2 t—President’s Reception. 

June 22 — Commencement day. 


Board of Regents. 

His ExCEttRNCY, John H. Rogers, - Olympia 

Advisory Mcmlycr, cx-Oflicio, 

T* R, Tann ATT, 

J* W* Stearns, * 

R. C McCrosk eYi 

John B. Alcen, 

H* w. Cankihld, 

Enoch a. Bryan, 


Sccrc t ary . e x- Officio . 

* Farmington 

. Tekoa 

* * Garfield 



* Pullman 

Animal meeting of the Board of Regents on the first Wednesday in April. 
Regular meeting on Monday, in June, preceding Commencement. Meeting bi- 

monthly throughout the rest of the year. 

II, \V\ CaNKIHU), 

T. R. Tank ATT. 

J* W* Stearns, * 

Enoch A. Bryan, 



Vice-P resident 

. * Treasurer* 

Se c rt t: i r y, c x-Officio 

Faculty, Instructors and Officers. 

Enoch A. Bryan, A. M., Presideut, 

Professor of History and Political Science. 

Charles V. Piper, M. S , Secretary of the Faculty, 
Professor of Botany and Zoology . 

George H. Watt, IS. S. T 

Professor of Pharmacy and Principal of Preparatory Department , 

Osmar L. Waller, Ph. 1VL, 

Professor of Mathematics and Civil Engineering # 

Elton Fulmer, M< A., 

Professor of Chemistry, 

Wilson Chase, First Lieut. 22nd Infantry, U. S. A., 
Professor of Military Science and Tactics. 

William J. Spillman, M. S., 

Professor of Agriculture , 

John A. Balmer, 

Professor of Horticulture . 

Annie Howard, 

Professor of Rhetoric and Composition. 

Sofus R* Nelson, D. V- M. f 
Professor of Veterinary Science. 

Chas. a. Barry, 
professor of Modern Languages. 

William J. Roberts, A. M>, 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Civil Engineering. 

S. H. Webster, A. B,, 

Principal of the School of Business , 

Albert E. Egge, Pil 
Professor of English Literature , 

Solon Shedd, A, B., 

Assistant Professor of Geology and Mineralogy . 

E leaker D arrow, E. E., 

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics. 

Ward Barnum, M. E., 

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 

W. G. Bekch, M. A., 

Assistant Professor of Economic Science and History. 

William H. Heilkman, M. S.. 

Assistant Chemist. 

Rennie W. Doane, A. B., 

Assistant in Zoology , 

Clko Busbky, B. S., 

Laboratory Assistant in Chemistry. 

Harry C. McKinstry, 

Instructor in Butter Making. 

J. H. Hhcker, 

Instructor in Cheese Making. 

* David Arthur Brodie, B. S., 
Assistant Professor of Agriculture. 

Florence Snyder, B. S., 

Tutor in Preparatory Department. 

Mrs. Nancy L. Van Doren, 

Preceptress and Librarian . 

Lilian Adelaide Bolster, 

Instructor in Piano. 

Oi.lie Downs, 


Lor in g V. Corner, 


I. B. Post, 


* Resigned, to be filled by Prof. Elliot, 




The first state legislation with reference to the institution now 
known as the Washington Agricultural College and School of 
Science, was the act approved March 2 s, * 8 tKX 

Section l of this act provided for the establishment of a commis¬ 
sion to he known as the "‘Commission of Technical Instruction,” 

After reciting the fact of the appropriation by Congress of !MX- 
000 acres of land for the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 
and 100,000 acres for a scientific school (corresponding to the 
School of Mines of other states), section IV of this act provides for 
the establishment of an educational institution by the name of the 
Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, The inter¬ 
ests of the college thus established were intrusted to the “Commis¬ 
sion of Technical Inst rue lion” by section VII, which reads as fol¬ 

“The commission is authorized to appoint a secretary and such 
professors, demonstrators, instructors, officers or other employes as 


may be deemed necessary by it, to determine their duties, respon¬ 
sibilities, compensation and tenure of office, and to remove from 
office for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office, any 
person appointed by it to any office whatsoever, but all appoint¬ 
ments shall be made without regard to political opinion or religious 

The purpose in view in creating the college* as well as its in¬ 
tended scope, is clearly set forth in section s, which reads as follows: 

“The said commission shall make provisions that all instruction 
given in the college shall to the utmost practicable extent be con¬ 
veyed by means of practical work in the laboratory. Said commis¬ 
sion shall provide in connection with said college the following 
laboratories: One physical laboratory or more, one chemical labor¬ 
atory or more, and one biological laboratory or more, and suitably 
furnish and equip the same* Said commission shall provide that all 

male students shall be trained in military tactics. Said commission 
shall provide instruction in the following subjects: First* physics* 
with special application of its principles to agriculture; second* 
chemistry* with special application of its principles to agriculture; 
third, morphology and physiology of plants, with a special reference 
to the commonly grown crops and their fungus and enemies; fourth* 
morphology and physiology of the lower forms of animal life, with 
special reference to insect [)ests; fifth, morphology and physiology 
of the higher forms of animal life and in particular the horse, cow, 
sheep and swine: sixth* agriculture* with special reference to the 
breeding and feeding of live stock and the best modes of cultivation 
of farm produce; seventh, mining and metallurgy. 

Section ! V of this act also provides as follows: ‘‘Said commis¬ 
sion shall locate the said college unless its location has been other¬ 
wise selected in accordance with law, previous to the first day of 
June, 1880.” 

It is not clear from the information now at hand whether or 
not the ^Commission of Technical Instruction'* above mentioned 
was ever appointed. There was* however* a commission consisting 
of Hon. Turn Smith of Colfax* Lion. Ed. \Vinson of North Yakima* 
and Hon. G. Ferguson of Snohomish, winch was empowered to 
select a location for the college. This commission does not seem to 
have had the powers designated by law. as belonging to the “Com¬ 
mission of Technical Instruction," At any rate the college was not 
located, and the commission above named was obliged to report to 
die legislature their failure to agree upon a site. 

The legislature of l s fil substituted a new act, which included 
section VIH of the original act relative to the purpose and scope of 
the college and providing for the location and maintenance of the 
Agricultural College. Experiment Station and School of Science of 
the State of Washington* and defining more fully its functions. This 
new act was approved March U* l<ui. Among the provisions of this 
act we find the following: 

Section 1, providing for the establishment of the College Ex¬ 
periment Station and School of Science, Section 111, by which the 





Commission of Technical Instruction, provided for under the pre¬ 
vious act, was superseded by a board of five regents, to whom the 
management of the institution was intrusted. Section V, providing 
for the appointment of a commission of three for the selection of a 
location for the college and stipulating: First, that none of the com¬ 
missioners should be from east of the Cascade mountains; second, 
that the college should be located on or before July 1, 1891, in some 
county east of the Cascade mountains, and third, that the college 
should not be located in any county already having a state institu¬ 
tion. Sections X and XI, accepting the land grants of Congress, 
whereby the college became the beneficiary of the 90,000 acres of 
land for the endowment of the Agricultural College, and the 100,000 
acres for the endowment of the School of Science. Section III of 
this act also reaffirms the intended scope of instruction in the fol¬ 
lowing words: “The course of instruction of the Agricultural Col¬ 
lege and School of Science shall embrace the English language, 
literature, mathematics, philosophy, civil and mechanical 
engineering, chemistry, animal and vegetable anatomy and 
physiology, the veterinary art, entomology, geology, and politi¬ 
cal, rural and household economy, horticulture, moral philosophy, 
history, mechanics, and such other sciences and courses of instruc¬ 
tion as shall be prescribed by the regents of this institution of learn¬ 

It might be remarked in this connection that the functions of 
the college and its curriculum are further defined and prescribed by 
the statutes of the United States. 

The location commission provided for above consisted of Gov¬ 
ernor Black of Everett, A. H. Smith of Tacoma, and S. B. Conover 
of Port Townsend. 

The first meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order 
at Olympia by Lieutenant Governor Charles E. Laughton, on 
April 22, 1891. Governor Laughton announced that he had ap¬ 
proved the bonds and received the oath of office of the following 
named regents, viz.: Eugene T. Fellowes, Spokane; George W. 


Hopp, Seclro; S. B, Conover* Pori Townsend; A. II, Smith, Ta¬ 
coma; J. H. Bellinger, Colfax. 

This hoard effected an organization by the election of S, B, 
Conover, president; A* II. Smith, treasurer, and Samuel Vinson* 
clerk* Governor Laughton officially announced to the board that 
he had received no report from the commission appointed to locate 
the college. 

The next meeting was held at Tacoma May 1, 1891. At this 
meeting Regents Smith and Conover (who were members of the 
locating commission), announced that the commission had made 
the location at Pullman. Whitman County. That Pullman was 
favored by receiving this great gift of the state was largely due to the 
persistent work and efforts of Dr. W ebb, R, 11, Lettermau. and 
Tiros, Neill. At the meeting above mentioned, on May 1, Prof. 
Geo, Liiley was elected president of the college and director of the 
Experiment Station. 

The third meeting of the Board of Regents was held in Pull¬ 
man May 1SUL At this meeting the secretary and treasurer 
were authorized to enter into a contract for the construction of a 
brick building at a cost not to exceed $1500. But before the meet¬ 
ing had adjourned a restraining order was served upon the board. 
For some months afterward restraining orders, injunctions, quo 
warranto proceedings, suits in equity, etc., were quite the order of 
the day. The legal questions involved were, however, finally settled 
satisfactorily to the people of Pullman, The injunction suit which 
was begun in the Superior Court of Pierce Comity, with the object 
of preventing the location of the college at Pullman, was, after a 
hearing, dismissed by the Supreme Court in August, 1891. In De¬ 
cember of the same year the plans of Mr. Prusse for a college build¬ 
ing, and also for a dormitory, were adopted, and the president was 
authorized to advertise for bids for the construction of the basement 
id the main building and for the erection and completion of the dor¬ 
mitory. At this same meeting, which was held on December b 
President Lilley was authorized to open the college January 13. 
also to purchase furniture and apparatus for the building 


2 ± 



then under construction. The following chairs were created and 
established: Agriculture* horticulture* forestry and botany, veterin¬ 
ary science* chemistry, mathematics* physics, English language and 

These chairs were filled as follows: John O'B. Scobev, pro¬ 
fessor of agriculture; IT K. Lake, professor of horticulture, forestry 
and botany; Charles IT Minin, professor of veterinary science; 
George G. Hitchcock, professor of chemistry; Nancy L. Van Doren, 
professor of English language and literature. 

The college was opened as planned, on January 13* 1892, in the 
little brick building now known as the "crib," On February 10, 
1892, President hilley reported to the board then in session a total 
enrollment at that date of fifty-nine students. At the same meeting 
the contract was let for the erection of the boys' dormitory* after¬ 
ward known as Ferry Hall, The building was constructed during 
the following summer and fall* 

The courses of instruction recommended by President Lilley* 
comprising courses in agriculture* mechanic arts, domestic science 
and pharmacy (these courses were printed in full in the announce¬ 
ment issued prior to the first catalogue) were formally adopted by 
the hoard February 19, 1892. To these courses were added by 
action of the hoard on July 20 of the same year, the following: 
Chemistry* mining engineering* civil engineering, mechanical engi¬ 
neering, electrical engineering and assaying. 

The requirements for admission to the Freshmen class* as laid 
down in the first annual catalogue, demanded that the applicant 
must he not less than fifteen years of age. of good character, of in¬ 
dustrious habits, and must he able to pass a satisfactory examination 
in reading, spelling, penmanship, arithmetic, grammar, geography 
and United States history. A knowledge of elementary algebra is 
suggested as desirable, although this subject was one of those re¬ 
quired in the first term of the Freshman year. 

The "College Record" was established some time prior to 
March 10, 1892. 

(>n May 1 ft a meet ing of the hoard was held* at which a contract 
was let for the building of "College Mall." At the same meeting, in 




order to provide for certain courses of instruction. Professor Hitch¬ 
cock was made associate professor of physics, as well as professor of 
chemistry. For the same purpose Professor Munn was made pro¬ 
fessor of physiology atid zoology, as well as professor of veterinary 

The water reservoir anti farm house were constructed during 
the summer of 1803. At a meeting of the board, held November Id, 
C V. Piper, Ernest L. Newell. K. V. Claypool and James Ferguson 
were elected members of the faculty. 

During the fall term of 1*1)2 some trouble arose between the 
Board of Regents and the President of the college, which culmin¬ 
ated in the removal of the latter and the election of John W, 1 leston 
to the presidency on December 18, 1*1*2, at a meeting held in North 
Yakima, Apparently, as a consequence of this action of the hoard, 
the resignation of Professor Hitchcock was presented and accepted 
on December UK During the same month Professor Scobev severe* 1 
his connection with the college. On December 28 G. H. Watt was 
elected professor of chemistry, and J. I\ Hendricks professor of 

On January 1*, 1803, A. R, Saunders was elected instructor in 
mechanical engineering. 

The legislature of 1808, after an investigation into the general 
condition of the college, refused to confirm the nomination of the 
then acting Board of Regents- After the close of the legislature 
Governor McGraw reorganized the Board of Regents by making 
the following appointments: Charles R, Conner, Spokane; T. R. 
Tarmatt, Farmington; J. W. Stearns, Tekoa: H, S. Blanford, Walla 
Walla; E. S. Ingraham, Seattle. 

The first meeting of this hoard was held pursuant to the call of 
the Governor on May 4, 1808. They organized as follows: Chas, 
R. Conner, president; T. R. Tarmatt, vice president; J. W. Stearns, 

On May 10 the following chairs were created and appointments 

Agriculture, horticulture and forestry, E. R, Lake; mathemat¬ 
ics and civil engineering, to be filled: political economy; history and 



moral philosophy, president of college: English language and liter- 
ature, Nancy L. Van Daren; zoology and botany, C. V. Piper; 
chemistry, geology and mineralogy, to he filled; stenography and 
typewriting, James Ferguson; principal of preparatory department, 
d I-L Watt. 

On the evening of the same day O. U Waller was elected to 
the chair of mathematics and civil engineering, and Elton Fulmer to 
the chair of chemistry. On July 22 E. A. Bryan was elected to the 
presidency, to assume the duties of the office on September 1, 
President Heston and Professors Hendricks, Clay pool, Newell and 
Mnnn retired from the faculty. The history of the institution, as it 
now exists, dates from the fall of 1803. The following facts and 
dates are interesting in tins connection: 

August 22, 1893. contract let for mechanical engineering build 


September 30, 1803, contract let for administration building. 

January 15. 1S9+, provision made for the employment of an 
assistant chemist. 

April 2, 1894, W. J, Spillman elected professor of agriculture, 
and J. H. Balmer, professor of horticulture. 

May 23, 1895, contract let for Stevens Hall. 

June 25, 1895, chair of rhetoric and composition established. 

June 29, 1895, W. J. Roberts elected associate professor of 
mathematics and civil engineering. 

July 30, 1895, C. A. Barry elected professor of modern lan¬ 

April 21. 1896, course in pharmacy re-established. 

June 30, 1896, Mrs. Van Doren resigned as professor of Eng¬ 
lish language and literature. 

June 23, 1896, A. E. Egge elected professor of English lan¬ 
guage and literature. 

October 20, 1896, E. E. Darrow elected professor of mechan¬ 
ical engineering. 

The growth and development of the institution may be fairly 

7 7 




well illustrated by the following tabular 

statement com 

piled from 

the different catalogues: 





First Catalogue . . ... 

.. n 


Second Catalogue .... 

. 1 2 


Third Catalogue . .. 

.. 14 


Fourth Catalogue ,,..., 

. 15 


Fifth Catalogue . 

.. 21 


Sixth Catalogue ,, ,, .. 

. 23 


Seventh Catalogue .... 

......... 20 


The curriculum of the college as hud down in the first annual 
catalogue has been greatly modified anti strengthened since that 
time. The requirements for entrance to the Freshmen year, as 
above mentioned, have been raised from time to time until now the 
standards of admission to the college proper are fully as high as 
those existing in the best colleges of the country. The instructional 
courses offered in the first catalogue comprised the following: 
Agriculture, mechanic arts, domestic science and pharmacy. For 
the past five years the departmental courses of instruction have been 
successfully carried out. By this method students carry some par- 
ticular line of work throughout the four collegiate years as a major 
—the full complement of work also including certain subjects re- 
quired of all candidates for graduation and a sufficient number of 
electives to make a total of thirty courses for the tour years. A 
considerable latitude is allowed in the matter of electives. Good 
satisfaction and excellent results have been attained by the pursu¬ 
ance of this plan* The institution now oilers the following courses 
of instruction, each leading to a bachelor's degree: 

(1) Mathematics and Civil Engineering. 

(2) Chemistry, 

(3) Botany* 

(4) Zoology. 

(5) Agriculture. 

(8) Horticulture. 


(7) English Language and Literature. 

(*) Economic Science and History* 

(U) Mechanical Engineering. 

(10) Modern Languages. 

(11) Mining Engineering. 

Jn addition to the above, the following “schools'* are main¬ 
tained for students not wishing to take a full college course: 

(1) School of farming (2 years). 

(2) School of dairying. 

(5) School of pharmacy ( 2 years), 

(4) School of veterinary science (2 years). 

(5) School of business (2 years), 

(ft) School of mining (2 years). 

(7) Preparatory school PJ years). 



The Faculty* 

Enoch Albert Bryan is a 
native of Indiana. A. B. 1878 , 
A, M. 1884 , 1 ml tana State Uni¬ 
versity; A. M,, Harvard, 1 S 93 . 
Superintendent schools, Gray- 
ville, III.; Pres. Vincennes Uni- 


versity, 1882 - 1893 ; author of the 
u Mark in Europe and America, n 
4 ‘History of Indiana's First Set¬ 
tlement; M President and Pro¬ 
fessor of History and Political 
Science f 1893 — W. A. C- and 
S. of S. 

Charles Vancouver Piper 
is a native of British Columbia. 
M. S. 1883 , University of Wash¬ 
ington. 1 vugaged in botanical 
and zoological explorations and 
studies principally in relation to 
the flora and fauna of Washing¬ 
ton. 1885 - 92 ; contributor to “Bo¬ 
tanical Gazette/* “Garden and 
Forest / 1 etc ; Professor of Bot¬ 
any and Zoology. W. A. C. and 
S* of S., 1892 . 



George H. Watt is a native 
of Ohio* B. S. National Nor¬ 
mal University, Lebanon, Ohio* 
1889, Principal State High 
School, Detroit, Mich , r88i 84; 
Supt, Public Schools, Jackson¬ 
ville, Ore,, 1884-90; Student, 
School of Pharmacy, Scio, Ohio, 
Ph. C. 1892, Supt, City Schools 
North Yakima, Wash., 1891-93; 
Principal Preparatory Depart¬ 
ment Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science, 
1893; Professor of Pharmacy, 

OsmAr L. WALLER t native 
of Ohio. Ph. B. 1893 , Ph. M. 
1897 , of Hillsdale College ; Grad¬ 
uate student of University of 
Michigan, 1883 . Principal of 
Public Schools, Dexter, Mich,; 
Superintendent of City Schools, 
Colfax, Wash,, 1890-93 ; Profes¬ 
sor of Mathematics and Civil 
Engineering, Washington Agri¬ 
cultural College and School of 
Science, 1893 , 


William J. Spillman, na¬ 
tive of Missouri* B. S, Missouri 
State University, 1886 ; M. S. 
from same institution 1888 . 
Principal Benton school, Mar¬ 
shall, Mo., 1886 - 87 . Assistant 
Professor of Science, State Nor- 
mal School, 1887 - 88 ; Professor 
of Science, same institution, 

1888 - 89 ; Professor of Science 
Vincennes University, Indiana, 

1889 - 91 ; Professor of Science 
State Normal School, Monmouth, 
Ore., 1891 - 94 . Professor of Ag¬ 
riculture, Washington Agricul¬ 
tural College and School of Sci¬ 
ence, 1894 . 

Elton Fulmer, native of 
New York. B, A. 1887 , A. M. 
1889 , of University of Nebraska* 
Assayerin Arkansas, r 887 * 88 ; In¬ 
structor in Chemistry and Assay¬ 
ing, 1889-93 i Chief Chemist in 
Grand Island beet sugar factory, 
1890 ; Author of u A Study of 
the Artesian Waters of Lincoln, 
Nebraska, n aud u On the Occur¬ 
rence of Phosphates of Nebras¬ 
ka.” Professor of Chemistry, 
Washington Agricultural Col¬ 
lege and School of Science, 1893 * 


John A. Bai.mek, born at 
Charlton Hall, Northumberland, 
England, Educated in the gov- 
eminent schools. Followed" the 
profession of horticulture until 
the time of leaving for the United 
States in 1879 . Followed com¬ 
mercial floriculture in various 
states until called to present 
position of Professor of Horticul¬ 
ture in 1894 . 

Annie Howard, native of 
Kentucky. Instructor iu Math¬ 
ematics and Language, Owens¬ 
boro Female College, 1889 - 90 , 
Instructor in Mathematics, Rhet¬ 
oric and Latin, State Normal 
School, Cheney, Wash , 1891 93 , 
Assistant in Preparatory Depart¬ 
ment, Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science, 
1893 - 94 , Professor of Rhetoric 
and Composition, 1894 . 


So k iis B. Nelson, native of 
Denmark, graduate from Iowa 
Agricultural College 1889 in 
Veterinary Science. In Decem¬ 
ber, 1890 , located in Spokane to 
practice his profession. In 1895 
attended the Royal Veterinary 
College at Copenhagen, Den¬ 
mark. Professor of Veterinary 
Science, Washington Agricul¬ 
tural College and School of 
Science, 1895 . 

Charles A. Barry, graduate of University of Michigan, Classic 
Course, Interpreter for the Libby Glass Works at Columbia Ex¬ 
position, Interpreter in France and Italy for the Warren Feather- 
bone Co. Professor of Greek and Latin, Vincennes University, 
Indiana. Professor of Modern Language, Washington Agricul¬ 
tural College and School of Science, 1895 . 

W- J- Roberts, native of 
Caroline Islands. Graduated 
from Oregon University, A. M. 

Took a three years 1 course in the 
State Institute of Technology, 

Boston. Assistant Professor of 
Mathematics and Civil Engineer¬ 
ing, Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science, 

^ 95 - 

S. H. Webster, native ol 
Pennsylvania. Graduated from 
the Delaware, Ohio, Bn si ness 
College, A. B, Instructor in 
commercial department Waynes* 
burg College, Penn.; graduated 
from that institution 1893 ; teach¬ 
er of Science and Mathematics in 
Jackson, Mich ; Principal of the 
Commercial Department, Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College, in 


Albert E. Egge, native of 
Iowa. A. B. 1887 , Luther Col¬ 
lege, Iowa; A. M. and Ph. D, of 
Johns Hopkins University, 1887 , 
Professor at St. Olaf College, 
Northfield, Minn., 1887-92 ; In¬ 
structor in English, State Uni¬ 
versity of Iowa, 1892 - 96 . Profes¬ 
sor of English Literature, Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College and 
School of Science, 1896 . 

Kle&zar D arrow, native of 
Michigan. E. E,, Michigan Uni¬ 
versity; superintendent of Edi¬ 
son Electric Co. and the Oueen 
City Electricity Co, of Cincin¬ 
nati, Q, Professor of Mechani¬ 
cal Engineering, Washington 
Agricultural College and School 
of Science, 1896* 

Solon Shedd, graduate of 
Stanford University, Instructor 
in the State Normal School, 
Monmouth, Ore., piior to his 
work at Stanford. Professor of 
Mineralogy and Geology, Wash¬ 
ington Agiicultural College and 
School of Science, 1896. 

W. G. Beech, native of Ohio. 
M. A,, Marietta College, 1888. 
Taught in Marietta Academy. 
Studied two years at Harvard 
graduate department. Taught 
one year at Qberlin, Professor at 
Marietta College for four years. 
Studied one year in Stanford 
University. Assistant professor 
of Economic Science and His¬ 
tory, Washington Agricultural 
College, 1898. 


Rennie w. Doane, native 
of Iowa, A, B,, Stanford Uni¬ 
versity, 1896. Assistant prufes- 
sor of Zoology 1896, Washington 
Agricultural College and School 
of Science. 

W. II. H eiLeman, native of 
Iowa. IJ. S. 1891, M. S. 1894, 
Iowa State College; assistant in 
Chemistry, same institution* 
1892-96. Assistant in Che mis* 
try Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science, 

Cuco Rusbky, native of Min¬ 
nesota* R, S* 111 Chemistry, 
Washington Agricultural Col¬ 
lege, 1898* Laboratory Assistant 
in Chemistry, Washington Agri¬ 
cultural College, 1898. 

Nancy L, Van Dqren, native 
of India. Graduate Oswego 
Normal and Training School 
1S68. Principal in city schools, 
Leaven worth, Kan., 1868-71. 
Teacher of methods Geoeseo 
Normal, New York, 1871-74, 
Principal High School, Fer¬ 
guson, Mo>, 1881-84. Precep¬ 
tress, librarian and teacher of 
English, Agricultural College 
South Dakota, 1884-90. Pre¬ 
ceptress, professor of English 
Literature, and librarian Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College and 
School of Science 1891-96. Pre¬ 
ceptress and librarian 1898. 

Lilian Adelaide Bolster, 
native of New England. Studied 
music with Amy Fay, New 
York, and language i n *'Berlitz 
Schools/’ Boston, New 7 York, 
and in Germany. Teacher of 
Modern Languages and Music in 
1 ‘Classical and Home Institute,” 
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., for three 
years. Taught music in Spring- 
field, Keene, Boston and New 
York. Director of Department 
of Music three years in Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College and 
School of Science. 

FlOkkrcb Sxyder, native of 
Obio. B. S. in Chemistry, 
Washington Agricultural Col¬ 
lege, 1898* Tutor iu same in¬ 
stitution, 1898. 

Ward Barnum, native of 
New York* M* E,, Cornell Uni¬ 
versity 1893* Principal Hume 
New York High School. Filled 
a position with Swift & Co , of 
Chicago* Instructor in Machine 
Design and Mechanical Draw¬ 
ing in Lewis Institute, Chicago. 
Assistant professor of Mechani¬ 
cal Engineering, Washington 
Agricultural College and School 
of Science, 1898* 

David Arthur Bkodie, na¬ 
tive of Canada Graduated from 
State Normal School at Mon- 
Mouth, Ore*, 1894* B* S.»Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College in 
1898. Assistant Agriculturist 
Washington Agricultural Col¬ 
lege and School of Science. Su¬ 
perintendent of Experiment Sta¬ 
tion, Puyallup, 1899* 







Tliis association was formed on June 23 , 1898 , the charter mem¬ 
bers being eighteen in number, representing the classes of 181)7 and 
1808 . 

The class of ’97 consisted of seven members, and on account of 
its being the first class to graduate from Lhis young institution, it 
was destined to receive more than ordinary adulation. The result 
of this was that the seniors of 1897 were deeply impressed with their 
own greatness, and were the objects of awe and reverence to the 
lower classmen, "Hie personnel of this noted class is here given: 

Grin Stratton was born near Elk Point, $■ 1 )., February 11. 
1873 , and moved to Whitman County, Washington, with his par¬ 
ents in 1877 . where he resided until after his graduation from col¬ 
lege. He graduated as a civil engineer, and the next year took a 
course in mining engineering. During the war with Spain he passed 
the required examination and enlisted in the engineer corps of the 
United States Volunteers, and was immediately given a sergeancy. 
He is now located at Honolulu with his company. 

Edward Kimcl was born in Winfield, Henry County, Iowa, 
March 15 , 1875 . and came to Waitsburg, Washington, with his par¬ 
ents in 1887 , Two years later he graduated from the high school, 
and in three years more from the academy. He spent two years in 
postgraduate work at the academy, then entered college, taking his 


degree in economic science and history with high honors three years 
later. Upon his graduation lie was elected professor of ancient lan¬ 
guages in the Wiiitsburg Academy, and nine months later enlisted as 
a volunteer in the war with Spain. In July, l sun, an examination 
was held for the purpose of securing second lieutenants for the regu¬ 
lar army of the United States. Mr. Kimel passed with the highest 
number of credits and was assigned to Battery U of the Third l\ S. 
artillery. He has recently been promoted to a position on General 
Otis' staff. 

George Xixon was born near Harrisburg, Oregon, in 1870* 
and like all the hoys in this class, spent his early life on the farm. 
After four years in college he took the degree Bachelor of Science in 
electrical engineering and has been busily engaged at his profession 
ever since, traveling much of his time, setting up new plants in Ore¬ 
gon, Washington and Idaho. 

Emma Jane Hardwick began her career in Miami County, 
Kansas, in 1873 . When sixteen years old she began teaching. 
Coming to Washington in 181 ) 2 , she taught school for a time, then 
entered college, taking her degree in botany four years later. Since 
her graduation she has been doing efficient work in the public 
schools of Idaho, 

Jessie Eugenia Hungate was horn in Walla Walla, Washington, 
in 1875 . When six years of age her parents moved to Almota, and 
seven years later came to Pullman, While a student in college she 
took second prize in the first intercollegiate contest held in the In¬ 
land Empire. She received the degree Bachelor of Letters. Since 
her graduation she has done some teaching, but most of her time 
has been spent in postgraduate work in language and music. 

Mary Corinne Johnson was born in Marshall County, town, 
November U 1877 , and came to Washington in 1888 . She attended 
Waitsburg Academy two years and acquitted herself very credit¬ 
ably. Entering college, she graduated in four years, taking the 
degree II. L. in English literature. Shortly after graduating she 
changed her name to Mrs, Win. Buckley, and is now taking a thor¬ 
ough course in household economy. 


Carl .Kstby was born in Otter Tail County. Minn.. August 22, 
ISfiS), When quite young his parents moved west and Carl received 
his preliminary training in the Tacoma schools and the State Uni¬ 
versity. In 18Sbi he entered college in the department of civil engi¬ 
neering, from which lie graduated four years later. After leaving 
college he refused several good positions in his own tine, one being 
that of topographer for the X. W R. IC, preferring the quiet and 
retirement of a good farm and dairy in the beautiful Puget Sound 

The remaining eleven members of this association belong to 
the second class, which graduated from the W. A. C. and S, of S. 

The hiSs, like the *J)7s, had some peculiarities, the principal one 
being that they thought, and verily believed, their class to he the 
best one that had ever graduated, or would ever graduate, from the 
institution. Another peculiarity was that each member in the class 
had a mind of his own. They could never all agree on any one point. 
If, for instance, there was a class outing, which there was every year, 
those who didn’t like the crowd would stay at home: if the questions 
at issue in the class meetings did not suit certain members, they 
sent in their votes bv proxy. The consequence was that the first 
time this class was ever seen with a full attendance was on the col 
lege rostrum, commencement day, June 23, 1 SOS. The personnel 
of this class is as follows: 

Harold James Doolittle was horn at West Point. Cummings 
County, Nebraska, and moved to Colfax. Washington, with his par¬ 
ents when he was two years old. After finishing a high school course 
in Colfax he entered college as a student of civil engineering, grad¬ 
uating with honor four years later. Immediately upon finishing his 
college course he was elected draughtsman for the X. I\ R. R., and 
at the present writing is located near the Clearwater River, Idaho, 
as transit man for the same company. 

Coring Vincent Corner was born on a farm near Worcester, 
Adraine County. Missouri, He spent one year in the Missouri State 
University, and another in McGee College. Mo. Coming to Wash¬ 
ington in tSfJii, he engaged for a time in teaching before entering 


college- lie graduated three years later with high honors from the 
department of economic science and history, immediately upon 
finishing his college course he accepted a position as bookkeeper for 
the firm of Burgan & Jordan, resigning three months later to ac¬ 
cept a position in the business office of his alma mater. During his 
college course he held the position of tutor in the preparatory de¬ 

Florence Eleanorc Snyder was born in Montpelier, Williams 
County. Ohio, March l<>, 1874. She graduated from high school 
and academy and at sixteen years of age began teaching. When 
seventeen years old she came to W ashington, and in IStKj entered 
college as a student in chemistry, graduating four years later with 
high honors. The next year she became instructor in the prepara¬ 
tory department of the college and at the same time continued her 
work in music and language. 

Cleo. Bushev was horn at Utica, Minn., Dec. 12. 1S77. At two 
years of age she moved with her parents to Dakota, and in 181)2 
came to Washington, entering college the same year. Upon reced¬ 
ing her degree in chemistry she was elected to the position of labora¬ 
tory assistant in her alma mater, which position she now holds with 

Williaiu Harhison Philips began his career at Garnet, Anderson 
County, Kansas, and moved to Waitsburg, Wash., in 1SS8. In 
1894 lie graduated from the Waitsburg Academy, and after teach 
mg for a time entered college in the department of economic science 
and history, graduating four years later. Since then he has been 
superintendent of a thousand acre farm iti the centre of the famous 
Palouse country. 

Harry Thompson was horn at Gluey, Richland County, Iowa, 
March 28, 1875. He came to Colfax, Wash,, with his parents in 
18!)1 and a year later moved to Pullman. After graduating from 
the public school lie entered the preparatory department of the col¬ 
lege, graduating from the department of civil engineering with 
honor six years later. He is now transitman in the employ of the 
X. P. R. R, 


David Arthur 11 rot lie was horn in Allendale, Peter boro County, 
Ontario, Canada, July isfis, He came west with his parents in 
1883 and located on a farm near Silverton, Oregon. In 1H1J4 he 
graduated from the State Normal School at Monmouth, Oregon, 
and after teaching some time in the public schools of Oregon, came 
to Washington and entered college, completing a four years' course 
in agriculture. After graduating he was elected assistant agricultur¬ 
alist at the State Experiment Station, and nine months later ac¬ 
cepted the position of superintendent of the Puyallup Experiment 

Milton Poe McCroskey was horn at Madtsonville, Munroe 
County, Tennessee, and when four years old came to Colfax. Wash,, 
with his parents. 11is early life was spent on the farm and in the 
public schools of Colfax, Entering college, he soon identified him¬ 
self with athletics, holding the position of left end on the football 
team for six years and one year as captain. After taking his de¬ 
gree in economic science ami history he accepted the position of 
timekeeper for the (). R, & X. Co., hut has since been promoted. 

Kben Tappan Tannatt was burn at Manchester, Mass., in 1HU4, 
and came to Washington in 1885. Eater he attended the Wasco 
Independent Academy at The Dalles, Oregon, and afterwards 
joined the O. R. & N. Co.'s survey. Going east, he took a course 
in mechanical engineering in Illinois, and returned to a position 
with the same railway company. Later we find our hero in Idaho, 
where he married and was afterwards elected surveyor of Latah 
County. Entering college, he graduated with high honors from 
the department of electrical engineering. After graduating, he 
passed the examination and enlisted in the engineer corps of the 
U. S. Volunteers, and went to Honolulu as second lieutenant. This 
he resigned nine months later to accept the position of civil and 
electrical engineer on a sugar plantation at a salary of $250 a month. 

William Delbur Barkhuff was born on a farm near Fayette, 
Fayette County, Iowa, and moved to Walla Walla. Wash., with his 
parents at the age of two years. Two years later the family moved 
to a farm near Colton, Whitman County, where the boy grew tn 


manhood. In at the opening of the Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science, he entered as a preparatory student, 
and five years later took his-degree as a civil engineer. Soon after 
graduating he was appointed deputy surveyor of Whitman County, 
hut resigned to accept a position as draughtsman for the N. P. R. R., 
and is now located near Sumner in the Puget Sound country. 

Franklin Arthur Boozer was horn on a farm near New Burn¬ 
side, Illinois, August 2U, IsTL lie attended the public schools 
there until l s ^ when he came west with his parents. He attended 
the Colfax and Rosalia schools successively until October, is;»2. 
when he enrolled as a student at the Washington Agricultural Col¬ 
lege, taking his degree as a civil engineer six years later. Shortly 
after his graduation he installed the electrical machinery for the 
Lewiston Light Company, working as engineer until March s, when 
he was elected superintendent. 


CLASS OF ’99. 




Monarch of all he surveys. 

Rickety, Rickety, Rickety, Rah! 
Clickity, Clickity, Clickity, Clawl 
Zickily, Zickity, Zickity, Zme! 
Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-nine! 


Byron Hunter Wgnn Hie at Glenwood, 
Iowa, October 73, 1869. Removed with his 
parents to Willamette valley, Oregon, at the 
age of four. Seven years later moved to 
Latah county Idaho, where he attended 
the district schools. Was graduated from 
the State Normal School at Monmouth, Ore¬ 
gon, in rS94. being one of ten in a class of 
fifty-two that delivered orations on Com¬ 
mencement Day Entered the Washington 
Agricultural College ami School of Science 
in September, 1895, Represented the 
Washington as orator in the annual emer- 
tnitiuient of literary societies. Commence¬ 
ment week, 1897; president of the Wash¬ 
ington, fall of 1N97 ; editor of “ Evergreen,' 1 
1898-99; class president, 1898-99. Thesis. 
"Forage Plants for Washington.'* Degree, 
B. S. in Agriculture. 

Anna M, Ellis was horn so long ago 
that records which would reveal the date of 
her birth are not accessible However, we 
arc fortunate in knowing that she came from 
Des Moines, Iowa, where she attended the 
public schools in her early youth ; also at¬ 
tended the common schools at Holton, 
Kansas; taught school in Latah county, 
Idaho, at the age of fifteen; landed at the 
Washington Agricultural College in the fall 
of 1893 Was graduated from the prepara¬ 
tory department in June, 1894; charter 
member of the Washington Society ; presi¬ 
dent of Washington, spring of 1899; gave 
piano recital during Commencement week 
m June, 1898. Will finish the course in 
music in June, 1899. Thesis: u The 
Idylls of the King." Degree, B. L. in ling' 
lish Literature. 

Virgil Talmagb McCrosk JSY entered 
upon his earthly career at Sweetwater, 
Monroe comity, Tennessee, Oct. 5. iH76. 
Moved out west to grow up with the Coun¬ 
try in August, 1879; attended district school, 
am,l entered the public schools at Colfax in 
1888: arrived at the Washington Agricultu¬ 
ral College on Oct, 19, 1892: can tell you all 
about the early history of the college, espe¬ 
cially the potato patch and the rot urn egg¬ 
ing, Was graduated from the Prcparatory 
Dep&rtment in June, 1894. Charter mem¬ 
ber of the Washington Society ; president of 
that society spring and failed 1898, Was 
graduated from the School of Pharmacy 
with degree of Ph, G. in June, 1898; suc¬ 
cessfully passed ihc examinations before 
the State Hoard of Pharmacy at Spokane, in 
April, 1898; exchange editor of "Evergreen,*' 
1898-99 Thesis : " History of Trade Union¬ 
ism," Degree, lb S. in Economic Science 
and History, 


Dora Or listtb Lohauoh was born on June 
tJb Neosho Falls, Kansas, In March, 
1SK4, she removed with her parents to 
Whitman county, Wash , where she at¬ 
tended the country school near Whelan, A 
year later she removed to Pullman, where 
she has since made her home Completed 
the course in the Full man public school in 
May, 1894 h entered the Washington Agri¬ 
cultural College in 1894 ; finished the Pre- 
pa a lory course in Jane, 1895; member of 
the Columbian society; president of Colum¬ 
bian, winter 1899; vice-president of Senior 
Class, 1898-99; editor of Evergreen/* 
spring of >899. Thesis; "Shakespeare's 
Fools and Clowns /' Degree, It L in Eng¬ 
lish Literature, 

W. Shaton Van Do&en was born at 
Leavenworth, Kansas, on August 4, 1875. 
Attended tlie High School at Brookings* 
South Dakota, ami later the Academy at Le 
Rob New York Entered the Wash¬ 
ington Agricultural College at its opening in 
January, 1893, when the "crib" was the 
only building on the hill; member of tile 
first class that was graduated from the Pre¬ 
paratory department ; president of the Col¬ 
umbian Society in 1895; represented the 
Columbian as orator m spring entertain- 
ment, in (897, Thesis: " Landscaping the 
College Campus M Degree, B S in Horti* 
eultu re. 

Lora Dell Malqnk was born three 
miles south of Pullman in i88o p and has 
lived in Whitman county all her life. She 
is therefore a Lt Bunch-grosser. " Attended 
District school No. 33 until twelve years of 
age, when she entered the Pullman public 
school Struck the Washington Agricul¬ 
tural College in September, 1894 ; completed 
tile Preparatory Course in June, 1895; presi¬ 
dent of Columbian Society, Spring of 1S99; 
secretary of Senior class, 1898-99 ; president 
of Biological Club in 1899. Thesis: "A 
Synopsis of the Vmlincaf and UMilagineaL 
of Washington/ 1 Itogrce, B S. in Botany, 

Samuel K HunTtino first saw the 
light on the cyclone-swept plains of Miami 
county, Kansas, on September 5, 1873 
Moved with his parents to Whitman county, 
Wash , ill 1882 Attended Endicott school, 
and later the public schools of Colfax; 
taught in the district schools of this conn tv 
for three terms ; attended Baptist College at 
Colfax; came to the Washington Agricul¬ 
tural College and School of Sciences in No¬ 
vember, 1894 ; member of the old Referen¬ 
dum Debating Club, which has long since 
\ 1 1 on t of 0 x i sten ce, T h esis : "A De¬ 
sign for a i Teat, Light and Power Plant for 
ihe College " Degree, B 8. in Electrical 

Mauri, Taylor's start in life occurred 
way down in Carthage, Mo , on March 16, 
tftSo, Removed to Portland, Ore , in 1886, 
and a year later to Pullman, Wash. At¬ 
tended Pullman public school ; entered the 
Washington Agricultural College and 
School of Science in September, 1894; 
completed the Preparatory Course in June, 
[$95 ; represented the Columbian Society as 
dcclaitner in June, 1S97 ; trustee of the Col¬ 
umbian. three semesters, 1897-98; vice pres- 
idcut, second semester, 1S99. Thesis; " De¬ 
tenu ination of the Acceleration of Gravity*" 
Degree, IL S. in Electrical Engineering. 


CLASS OF 1900. 

CLASS OF 1900. 


Daisy T. Bushev *. ,. , .. . 

Claude K. Morrison .. *. 

1* Lee Webb .. *. . . 

Anna M. Grimes .., * - . 

Della C Allen *....*.,,. . 


Vice President 
., *. .Secretary 
.,. , Historian 
* . .Poet 


Lavender and Cream* 

W hen the humanity of future ages seeks to trace the various 
paths traversed by the bright lights of nineteenth century civiliza¬ 
tion. then shall the class of 1 £>00 be recognized as a group of most 
remarkable individuals. Great historians will write long chapters 
in their praise and glorify them for the phenomenal advancements 
they caused in the development of the world* 

The student of the future will pore over their lives, learning 
every minute event* as we have over the lives of the greatest men 
of the by-gone centuries* 

Yon* gentle peruser of these lines* may wait, if you choose, for 
coming years to demonstrate the great propensities of this class, or 
you may accept* as you would gospel truth, the description of them 
as herein contained. 

Full well are our sage professors aware of the excellent qual¬ 
ities of this class. They know that 1 heir indomitable spirit as evinced 
by the mighty strides alrcad> made toward perfection assure these 
juniors of successful careers. Gladly would they proclaim that the 
juniors outshine all others as the persistent radiance of the sun out¬ 
shines i he flickering light of the candle. They have never divulged 
their knowledge- — never made it known to the public, perhaps in 

fear of discouraging others who are climbing the flowery path in 
their poor, earnest way. 

From their early lives it seems strange that the members of 
this class are now fairly rushing along the path to fame. One, as 
a whooping, howling babe, received the first knowledge of a world 
beyond the cradle from the fury of a Dakota blizzard as it tore the 
sods from the roof of her father's humble abode. Another saw the 
light of day for the first time through the green blades of an Ar¬ 
kansas corn field; while another owes his present existence solely to 
the nourishing properties of Illinois buttermilk. Most of the others 
proudly claim this verdant Paloitse country as that of their nativity, 
and sturdy, frowzy-haired farmers as their parents. H their days of 
tender youth were characterized by the same thoroughness with 
which they accomplish things at present, their faces were probably 
soiled to the extreme and mml pics simply overstocked the market* 
The attainment of their present positions is due to the firm deter¬ 
mination, formed in childhood, to rise from their lowly origin. 

From silly, freckle-faced I'rcps.* awkward in manner and totally 
devoid of social spirit, they have developed into the beauties of 
young womanhood and manhood. The spirit suggestive of “Tar- 
rupin good Sal! Buy you some/' has vanished and yearly banquets 
with peanuts and popcorn galore give each a renewed determination 
to struggle forward with the class. 

The rapid strides toward social perfection have been second 
only to those toward mental. Like a great, irresistahle, swiftly on¬ 
ward bearing wave, the juniors have passed through the successive 
semesters. No obstacle has yet impeded them and exams, have 
never “phased" them* Rough places enough have been encoun¬ 
tered, but the utter fearlessness in mounting any pony at hand, 
however wild and woolly, has never yet failed to carry them through. 

Already is this great country aware that its coming advance¬ 
ment rests with this class. Already has it realized that a glorious 
future awaits it! Soon seventy millions of people will hold their 
breath at each new venture of the juniors and let it burst forth in 
mighty applause at each new success* 


On ! Juniors, on! You have scaled the first ascent and climbed 
a mountain or two since. On ! up the rough, rugged, ragged path to 
the topmost pinnacle of those mountains which once defied you. 
Surely they will climb onward. June twenty-third of the year 
1900 will mark the entrance of the juniors into the world with knowl¬ 
edge radiating from their mighty brains and the dawn of a new era 
before them. As the eruption of a great volcano illuminates its sur¬ 
roundings, so the juniors will light the world. 


CLASS OF 1901 

CLASS OF 1901. 

Colors—-Orange and White. 


Al-c-ga-roo, ga-roo, ga-ruu! 

Whoop-la! Whoop-la! Washington f 

Get there! Get there! 1901! 


Will D. On I man .. ..*. President 

W. E. Mash burn , , .. Vice President 

Gracie L. Colburn ♦ . . *. . .Secretary 

What it is now to be your pleasure to read is, according to hy ¬ 
pothesis, “a history.” History, according to a previous proposition, 
is "an account of the doings of prominent men and women/ 1 You 
will readily see now that this is a history of the class of 190 L You 
would notice it as readily as you would the fit of a "chem lab 1 ' apron 
on a Freshman, How strange it all seems now; only a little over a 
year ago our class, with the exception of a few just off the bunch- 
grass, shook off the dust of prepdom, put aside our slates and pencils 
and other childish things, said our little pieces, and put ourselves 
forth as candidates for membership in the Oratorical Association. 
But the loyal and wide-awake Sophomore has to sigh when he 
thinks that our class only such a short time since bore some resem¬ 
blance to the unsophisticated Freshmen of today, with their limit¬ 
less arrogance and self-complacency, mingled with almost reveren¬ 
tial awe and respect for the sleepy senior and the overworked junior, 
and strove with puerile efforts to rival the unassuming Sophomore* 
But thanks to time, that is all over. A year of actual college life has 
been a good training for ns, it has smoothed out the little wrinkles 



of boyish conceit and prejudice, the little idiosyncrasies that mark 
the Freshman and we find ourselves grown and useful men and 

During this eventful period we have quelled internal disturb¬ 
ances and made many conquests, in fact our achievements stand as 
a monument where all may behold our worth. Our history is one 
continual page of life and activity. Beginning with our first class 
meeting, held shortly after our introduction into "solid,'“ it is sure to 
last at least into the next century. Our first effort was electing class 
officers* This we disposed of without bloodshed; but the colors! 
There was the “rub”! The origin of the word “scrap.” meaning a 
somewhat vigorous and violent method of adjusting things in com 
troversy. has been disputed, but had it been manufactured expressly 
for this history it could not better describe this memo rah le event, 
which we shall herein touch upon without attempting to describe* 
There have been mighty battles, great earthquakes and endless 
troubles in this gray-haired old world of ours, but without exagger 
ation we could say they have been as the sport of innocent childhood 
as compared with the trouble, turmoil, combat, dissension, fracas, 
“scrap," yea “scrap,” that followed when the highsclioolae of our 
pleasant little flower bed attempted to overthrow the dear, time- 
honored colors sacred to the hearts of the now blooming Prepaciae. 
But by this time the class was fairly started on its triumphal march 
to fame and was able to withstand all. Now began the fulfillment 
of the glorious promise of distinction. The football team drew its 
best material from our ranks. Intellectual triumphs also were 
wrought. Three out of the four places on the Washington's Birth¬ 
day program could he filled with credit only from the ranks of 1901, 
The oratorical contest, too, was won by one of us, who has since 
been obliged to leave school. 

But of all the glories that were ours the fact that most of us 
passed out of “Geonr 1 is most dear, though Professor Roberts loved 
some of us too well to let us go, and others caused him to shed tears 
as he gave them a C and told them to “pass on,” 



As remarked before, all this is past, and our second year, like 
our first, is one grand epic poem of success. 

If we may be permitted to prophesy, the class of UK) 1 will press 
ever onward and upward with a record of continual success until 
the dignity and glory of the Senior year is reached. Then will the 
minor victories be merged into one grand, great anti glorious con¬ 
quest. Everything will be union after our journey together through 
the wilderness of theses, and then, like a rocket which lias reached 
its zenith, and whose upward course has called for the admiration 
of countless thousands, niiieteeri-one will burst asunder and cast its 
brilliant and dazzling stars over a wondering and admiring world. 
And if perchance unto her lot 
Did trivial errors fall. 

Look on the record of her deeds 
And you'll forget them all. 


CLASS OF 1902. 


Labor omnia viitcit! 


Rose ami Cream, 


11 i yn cutnlux ! 

'film Turn Too! 

Alko Kfatawa! Nineteen two! 


First Semester* 

.......... . .. .President 

.. .Secretary 

. . * Treasurer 

. Executive 

Second Semester; 

.. * ... . .. - President 

Caroline Cogswell ..*.Secretary 

Beattie Corcliner ... . .,, .Treasurer 

John Evans . . .... . .Sergeant-at-Arms 

Dan P. Smythe..Historian 

The grand and noble class of 1902 has taken special pains to 
instruct the writer of this article to he very careful to give a true 
history of the Freshies. Since this is to be a history of the Fresh 
mem and history is naturally a record of the doings of noted men and 
women, it will be filled up with important events. Only the most 

O* L* Adams . . 
Sophie Cozier . 
J. W. Elongate 
Lee Morrison ( 
H. F. l-hirke ) 

I L EC Burke . . . 

6 t 

thrilling' incidents will lie jotted down here, as it would take years to 
tell all that the children have done since they were first known to the 
world. It might as well be admitted here as in any other place that 
Presides are about as green as—well, the college campus. But cast¬ 
ing aside their faults for a few moments, we must get down to their 
merits. During the whole history of the college they have taken the 
leading part in soejal affairs, as well as in ail kinds of athletic sports. 
In the year of h)H they gave a banquet in Stevens Hall, which was 
without doubt the most important social event which has occurred 
during the history of the college. The verdant Presides intend to 
give another banquet as soon as the weather permits. They have 
made all arrangements for the occasion except engaging their dish 
washers (they think they will be able to get the Sophomores to do 
the kitchen work). 

At the time of the first banquet the Presides had fifty-six swelled 
heads, hut as about twenty thought they were aide to battle with 
the world, they left m and only thirty-six remain to tell the tale. 
The Fresh ies have generously contributed lo the athletic and kin¬ 
dred interests of the college, such material as the benign spectacles 
of the profs, or the searching eyes of the athletic trainer never wit¬ 
nessed before. We need only mention our phenomenal catcher be¬ 
hind the hat, who in the year of '1)8 made all Eastern Washington 
stand and wonder; or the daring men of tlie mat. who have demon¬ 
strated to the public beyond the shadow of a doubt, that a Freshie 
can tumble to almost anything. On the rostrum, in learned dis¬ 
cussions, we lead where others follow and wherever the magnetism 
of genius is wanted, it is necessary only to touch a Freshie’s button 
and forthwith a current that shocks the whole faculty emanates with 
an electric thrill. During the past few years the Fresh ies have al¬ 
lowed the faculty to have their own way, but as they have been so 
rude and so mean, and have made so many mistakes instructing the 
students, the Presides have taken upon themselves the responsibility 
of pointing out their errors and showing them wherein they may 
improve their manners and have pardoned them this time, providing 
they do Hotter in the future. 



The Prep, is an uncertain quantity. He may he represented by 
x. y or z; better perhaps by x, v and z, In the early stages of his 
Prep, existence, lie doth look with envious eyes upon the upper 
classman. If only he might occupy a seat in the middle block in 
chapel go sleighriding wit limit a chaperone, and, at receptions in 
Steven's Hall sally boldly forth from the wall (flowers) to return 
with the trophies of many a conquest, then life would be worth the 

From the junior Prep, or Preplet, the lowest stage of Prep, 
life, is slowly evolved, first the Middle, then the Senior Prep. 

Great care should be exercised dtiring these mighty changes, 
lest he be attacked bv that painful (to witness) malady, commonly 
termed the “swelled head/' But he doth nobly rise above his sta¬ 
tion. and it doth often seem that all would go to “rack and ruin" 
without his timely aid. lie espouseth the cause of the football man¬ 
ager: he become til the enthusiastic champion of gymnastics and of 
woman's rights. He holdeth down the banister if perchance a fair 
classmate be at his side. 

He thinks to rival Henry Clay and longs to capture all prizes 
which come in his path. He aspires to an office in the Cadet Corps, 
or, if he be very bold, even to be President of.the Chewawa. When 
sable night hath spread her mantle over all things he doth turn his 
footsteps churchward; perchance he may while away a blissful hour 
or two by gallantly escorting some timid maiden to her home. 
When at the quiet midnight hour a thousand hearts are beating 
peacefully, and from well nigh as many open mouths sounds be- 
vend all description do issue themselves, then the echoing clangor 


of the fire hell and the lurid glare which lights u|> the ruins of Ferry 
Mall doth proclaim that the I Yep. is abroad in the laud. At the glad 
approach of spring the Prep- doth weary of his books, ! !e longs to 
study nature. Intent cm this, lie strolls about the campus and doth 
vibrate between laboratories and class rooms not his own. He now 
aspires to the styles of the noble collegiate; his shaggy locks are 
smoothly parted in the middle; an immaculate cuff is tightly but¬ 
toned about his neck; a flaming silken fabric (is it a tie or chest 
protector?) doth adorn his manly bosom. 

So, for many happy days, he paces off the Meeting hours, and 
rejoices at the near approach of freedom. At length a fitting climax 
crowns his labors, his week of hunger now lie satisfies; beneath their 
load his pockets bulge; his usually neat cuffs seem strangely marred 
with what appears to be crystallized graphite; the lid of his $1 Ait) 
watch will scarcely close, and then bestride a pony swift and strong, 
he doth boldly ride through—now all is finished. He is no longer a 
Prep. 'The brilliant career of a Freshman looms up before him. 
In its strong light the past fades away into insignificance. By day 
he plans, by night he dreams of that which still awaits him. “Sic 
: cm per erat!" 

^We'll make this Exam, or kill the pony! v ‘ 





Black and Old Gold. 


Ruh-rah rub-rah rub rah ree! 

Who are, who arc, who are we? 

Pilhnakers, pill makers, \Y\ A.. C 

Hipity hip, kerzip! kerzip! 

Hipity hip, kerzip! kerzip! 

Whoa up! Whoa up! Pharmacy! Pharmacy! 


Das kleinste Uaar wirft seincn Scliatten. * 

Little things are not to be despised. The cackling of geese 
once saved Rome. A common house-fly decided the fate of the 
pharmacy department. 

It may be a surprise to most of onr readers to learn that a course 
in pharmacy is outlined in our first catalogue, and that three 

* For the benefit of the German Students: “The smallest hair throws its 
shadow / 1 


students are enrolled: Chas. M. Barbee, Henry K. Hubbard and K, 
Quiinby M erri man. 

We do not know where they are. 

In the spring of ’ini the feasibility of re-establishing a course of 
pharmacy was recommended to the faculty by President Bryan. 

That august body was seriously and earnestly considering the 
matter. Prof* Wait was holding his head in his two hands, tightly 
pressing them against his throbbing temples. A few had already 
spoken. The pharmacy cause seemed lost for those few thought the 
responsibility too great. 

A festive lly, however, alighted on Professor Watt's head. 
Presto! Change! The case was won! 

“Who knows," exclaimed Professor Watt in agonizing but 
convincing tones, "but what some aspiring piIImaker may discover 
a sure and speedy hair restorer and thus humanity will forever owe a 
debt of gratitude to the \\\ A. CT 


Emboldened by this outburst, Professor Webster said: “An 1 
perchance Hie secret of making love potions may be discovered.’' 
Miss Howard indignantly arose to her feet — but no further argu¬ 
ments were necessary — the faculty proceeded at once to business, 
A committee consisting of Professors Fulmer, Watt, Piper and 
Nelson was appointed to discuss matters more fully. 

Needless to say, such- a committee reported favorably. Two 
hundred dollars were appropriated for equipment 

At the next meeting of the Board of Regents the pharmacy 
course was re-established, the first year’s work to begin with the 
regular school year of '9K-'97, Professor Fulmer was made head 
of the department. 

The pharmacy classes have been fortunate, indeed, in having 
such a splendid faculty to conduct their course of study. The de¬ 
partments arc under the supervision of the different professors as 

Chemistry — -Ethan Fulmer, M. S., whose reputation as an up- 
to-date chemist is too well known to need further comment. 

Botany—-C. V. Piper, M. S., who is second to no botanist on 
the Pacific coast. 

Pharmacy — Geo, If. Watt, R. S.. a graduate of Scio College of 
Pharmacy of Ohio, whose teaching is thoroughly practical as well 
as theoretical. 

Materia Medica, Physiology, Therapeutics — S* B. Nelson, D. 
V. M., who is state veterinarian, and as such has a well deserved 
reputation throughout the Northwest. 

Latin—Miss Annie Howard, whose ability ami culture have en¬ 
deared her to all who know her. 

That the pharmacy department has made wonderful strides of 
progression is most readily seen by comparing the course erf study 
as scheduled in catalogue of ’91 -92 and that of ’9S-’t)9. 


First year: Fall term — Required, elements of algebra, Eng¬ 
lish. bookkeeping, physiology, industrials, military drill, electives, 
drawing, vocal music. Winter term — Algebra, English, Latin. 


botany* military drill, drawing, vocal music. Spring* term—Botany, 
chemistry, Latin, military drill, weighing, measuring, computing, 
reductions, drawing, vocal music. 

Second year: Fall term — Physics, chemistry* Latin, phar¬ 
macy, military drill, music. Winter term—Physics, chemistry, ma¬ 
teria medica* pharmacy* military drill music. Spring term—Ma¬ 
teria mediea, physiology and hygiene, chemical and medical tox¬ 
icology, pharmacy, military drill music. 

In the tall of '90 seven students were enrolled: Virgil T. Mc- 
Croskey, U. G. Marsh, Marry W. Jackson, Clarence A. Gilkey, J. 
Henry Walsh, J. W. Palmerton, G. T, Clark. 

In the spring of '08 the first class, consisting of V. T. McCros- 
key, II. W. Jackson, J. W. Palmerton, Tlieo. Kessler, was graduated. 
Mr. McCroskey is still a student of tlie W. A. C, and will he grad¬ 
uated from the economic science course this year. With this train¬ 
ing his success as a pill dispenser is assured. 

H. W. Jackson is holding down a position in a drug store at 

J. W. Palmerton is “putting into practice what he learned at 
college'* at one of our local drug stores. 

Then. Kessler has a splendid position in a pharmacy at What¬ 
com and needs to seek no more for love potions. Mr. Kessler at¬ 
tended a school of pharmacy in Iowa one year previous to Ins en¬ 
tering here. Having had two years of practical experience in a 
drug store, he was given a diploma of registered pharmacist in July 
on the recommendation of his diploma of the W. A. C 

In April ’08, McCroskey. Palmerton and Jackson look the 
stale examination at Spokane and passed in a manner creditable 
alike to themselves and lo their instructors. 

During the year 'KT-'Os eight students were enrolled: Bernard 
D, Baber. Fred E. Dicus, Josephine M. Hoeppner, Chas. T. Lar¬ 
kin, Gertrude L. Mac Kay. Ulysses G. Marsh, Wesley Clark Stone 
and Deshler Sells, 

And in the Junior year the following are enrolled: Albert 
Adams, Frank Anderson, Lloyd Gibson, G. V. Greaves, G, II, Boat- 
right and Lizzie SUhnau. 

Providence and the faculty permitting, these Seniors will have 
hydrastis (golden seal) placed on their diplomas in June: ('has. T. 
Larkin, Greenville Clark, Deshler Sells. V. G, Marsh, Gertrude 
MacKay and Josephine Hoeppner, 

The School of Science Pharmaceutical Association is one oi 
the most progressive and vigorous societies of the \Y\ A. C The 
society was organized October 28, 1S06, with Virgil T. McCroskey 
as president and Henry Walsh secretary. The term of office is one 
regular college semester. 

The officers now are: President. Josephine Hoeppner; vice 
president. D. Sells: secretary, Gertrude MacKay: treasurer. Frank 
Anderson: sergeant-at-arms, Lloyd Gibson. 

The programs pertain strictly to pharmaceutical Work, and 
many interesting and instructive papers have been read and dis¬ 
cussed by the various members. 

The Quiz, which is always an important feature of the program, 
is helpful and entertaining. 

The society meets bi-weekly and some of its productions are 
worthy of being handed down to posterity, years and years hence. 

In the spring of '98 Geo, H. Watt was made professor of phar¬ 

The course in pharmacy has been a decided success and there 
is no cause for regret in its re-establishment. Professors Watt and 
Fulmer are still hopeful of the discovery of a hair restorer. Pro¬ 
fessor Piper evidently found the love potion, whilst Professor Web¬ 
ster is slowly hut surely imbibing the same. 



In tlie first years of its existence the Washington Agricultural 
College and School of Science had no department of music and little 
attempt was made to develop the voices of its students in song. 
During the year Professor L, C Read, assistant to the pro¬ 

fessor of horticulture, gave vocal instructions to the student body 
a half hour each day, and lessons in instrumental music to those who 
desired it. He also organized and directed a college hand. From 
that time until the year '!#{}, no provision was made for musical in¬ 
struction in connection with the college work. Then the Board of 
Regents, at its regular June meeting, authorized a music department 
and invited Miss Bolster as instructor in piano music, and Mrs. W, 
j. Wind us in voice culture. 

Accordingly, at the beginning of the fall term of the year 
'9fid 117, we found music in our midst. The musical tones that reached 
our ears as we passed from one building to the other, attending our 
classes, gave evidence that some sweet voices were being built up 
and trained by their efficient instructor 

In the piano department much interest was soon manifested. 
The intensity of this interest proved itself in the following incident. 
In the latter part of the first year the military companies posed in 
front of Steven's Hall for the space of ten minutes, respectfully 
saluting the young ladies, to the utter unconsciousness of two of 
our music students who were deeply absorbed in practicing the 
“Deppe Exercises/’ 

We observed with interest the daily progress of the piano stu¬ 
dent, anti at the first of this year fully realized how realistic a true 


musical touch may he by its effect on new students. One passed 
through the halls of Steven's Hall with an agonized countenance 
and exclaimed, “How fearfully the wind howls on this hillT But a 
student with more years of college experience calmly stated, "That 
is Miss Ellis playing TansigT 

In this department classes in the history and development of 
music and in harmony are open to students. I -’or all who are suffi¬ 
ciently advanced, oporlunities are given from month to month for 
playing in public, thereby securing confidence and self-possession 
to the performer. On Wednesday afternoon of each w eek, an hour 
is devoted to the study of a composer and some of his works. 

The recital oil Monday of commencement week is given by one 
or two pupils selected from the music class. This year the program 
will be rendered by Miss Anna Ellis, who will be the first graduate 
from the music department. 

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The first military formation, if such it may be called, of the <tu 
dents of the Washington Agricultural College and School of Science 
took place on the campus in front of College Mall, Columbus Day. 
October twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, Everyone, old 
and voting, large and small, male and female, lined np in double 
rank under the supervision of Professor E, R, Lake, who, after a 
few explanatory remarks, announced the commands to be given, and 
asked those who had ever had any military drill to fall out, Xo one 
fell out. The professor cast a solitary glance and proceeded to give 
some commands, "Left, FACE f' The hoys and girts looked at each 
other, but stood still; then he said, "All face toward the dormitory 
ami when I say ‘Forward march’ everybody walk." They obeyed, 
but when he commanded "Column right. MARCH" no one knew 
what was wanted. The professor was at a toss as to just how to 
proceed, so he yelled "Whoa!" Everybody stopped. They evidently 
knew what that meant. "Now,' 1 he said, "1 will walk ahead and you 
may follow." And thus he led the long line of two hundred farmers’ 
sons and daughters through the streets of Pullman (the town cows 
had previously been tied up) to the public school auditorium, where 
the exercises of the day were held. 

Soon after this event the students of the college were seized 
with a military spirit, and two volunteer companies were organize h 
with Claude Eastman as captain of Company A and Arthur Clothier 
as captain of Company B. Nearly all the boys joined and sopn two 
large companies were earnestly drilling three times a week. The 
state kindly furnished the college with a lot of old condemned rifles 
and the hoys were permitted to use them on agreement that they be 
kepi in good condition. 


The girls of the college were anxious to join in this drill, but 
were not permitted to do so, consequently they formed a company 
of their own, which they called the "Broomstick Brigade/' using 
the College Hall chapel for an armory. 

Then, as now, things were not wluit they seem, and soon the 
drilling was mostly by proxy. At Iasi even the proxies failed to re¬ 
port for duty and no evidence of military training remained except 
now and then a second-hand uniform making its way over the cam¬ 
pus, or perhaps the melodies of Bugler Harmon as he stood on the 
walk between the dormitory and College Hall and twittered a few 
sweet notes from an old bugle call he was trying to learn. 

The following year Uncle Sam got his eye on Pasco (Pasco 
roomed in Xo. 40 girls division of the dorm,), and at once realized 
what was needed, so he detailed the institution one of his tenth 
cavalry second lieutenants, who soon organized the cadet corps. 
Of course before much progress could he made it was necessary to 
have some officers, and in order to explain matters and show just 
how the corps was to he regarded an order was published as follows: 


Headquarters \V. A. C. Corps Cadets, 

Pullman, Wash.. Feb, in, 1$04. 

1, The cadets of the corps will be organized as n company of 
infantry, uniformed and equipped as directed by the college author¬ 
ities* and designated Company A, 

2. Theoretical instruction by lectures will he held on Tuesdays 
and Thursdays of each week from 4:00 p. m, to 4210 p. m. in the 
college chapel. All cadets will attend unless excused, 

■i. Practical instruction will be given on Wednesdays and Fri¬ 
days of each week from 4:00 p, m. to t-:?n p. m. until further orders. 
Only those cadets designated as non-commissioned officers will be 
required to attend. 

4. Cadets Ankncy. Brown, Lowden. Kong, S.. and Wagner* 
are appointed lance corporals and will assume the duties of that 

:>. I .mice Corporal Long is appointed acting adjutant. 

By order of 


Lance Corporal Co. A, YY. A. C. C C. Acting Adjutant 

Please do not mark this paper 

YVe might call this order the Beginning of all evil Jealousy, 
pride and bursted hatbands may be dated from this order. 

May thirsty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, saw the 
body of cadets march away to Union Flat for their first annual en¬ 
campment, During the encampment those college trained gentle¬ 
men (?) stole everything in the vicinity, front a pan of skimmed milk 
to a sheepskin. They robbed the poor fanners of their butter, eggs 
and poultry. One night every one iti camp except the commandant 
and the guard went out and brought in twenty-three chickens and 
one turkey. They took the turkey because he was obstinate and 
would not keep step. The next day they had a feast. After the feast 
all hands went fishing and young Anknev, tired of camp life, threw 
his rifle into the creek and deserted. 'The guard chased him over the 
fertile hills of the Fa louse valley for two days without capturing 
him. He gave himself up, however, and came to Pullman with the 

The following year a heavy rainfall increased the attendance 
at the college and a second company was organized, with F. M 
Lowden as captain. \Ye then had for the first time a two-company 
battalion. We used the vacant country south of the armory for a 
drill ground, tramping down the halsamorrhiza sagittati and waging 
war on St rat ton's harm We kepi this up until June, when the com¬ 
mandant issued an order for the corps to prepare to go on an en¬ 
campment; so accordingly we loaded a wagon with some tin dishes, 
corn-cob pipes, court plaster, shoe polish, and an old horse blanket. 
We were just ready to start when President Bryan said he would like 
to say a few words before we left, fie made a long speech and can* 
tioned us not to do anything while we were avvav which would re¬ 
lied discredit on ourselves or the institution: not to forage for good 



things to cat. etc,, etc,, etc. The President is very thoughtful about 
little matters of this kind. We took his advice and were off for 
Palouse City* We had marched only about two miles when the 
commandant ordered a halt* The hoys fell out and filled their corn 
cobs with Durham from a long sack the lieutenant had hanging from 
his belt* After a puff or two the march was resumed. Thus with an 
occasional stop, to rest a hit, we marched to Four-mile creek* cap¬ 
tured a school playground and camped for lunch* We ate our 
lunch in less time than it takes to tell it and went on our way a little 
footsore* We bent a record on that march; the commandant 
thought we broke it, hut we didn't, although we made good time. 
We camped in the Palotisc City park amid the fructifying remains 
of a barbecue that had preceded us* The lieutenant* meditating over 
what President Bryan had said to us, became a little dubious about 
our conduct and as a safeguard published an order something like 

1. The present encampment will he known as Camp f, Tan- 
nau." in honor of the president of the Board of Regents. 

2. "Cadets are requested not to swim in the reservoir/ 1 as it 
supplies the camp with water. 

3* Vulgar and obscene language must not be used in camp. 
No one will sleep aloud without permission* 

1. It should be remembered by the cadets that they are at 
present in a well settled community, and that for their own sake and 
that of the institution which they represent* they should give no 
opportunity to others to accuse them of lifting pullets or trying to 
nip watermelons: it is out of season for these things and they will 
not be brought into camp* The good sense of the cadets is trusted 
to stop such practices, and if that fails the guard will be held pe¬ 
cuniarily responsible for any one who slips through the line with a P 
dozen eggs under his arm. unless the offender is caught. 

5. Those men having essays or speeches at commencement 
report to Lieutenant Stockle. 

We were treated royally while at Palouse* The weather was 
fair and the creamery furnished us with buttermilk a la plenty. One 


evening :i number of Paluusers. accompanied by a brass band visited 
camp, The band played the* “Sweet Bye and Bye/" while we joined 
the (iesdl srhaft in stubbing the light fantastic toe on the park plat¬ 
form. Wailing was kept up till a late hour and the Paldtlse belles 
made such impressions that it was long after taps when some of their 
escorts returner! to camp. The aforesaid escorts tried to run the 
lines, but were unsuccessful. Bill Todd, after a long chase, was cap¬ 
tured b\ the officer of the day and taken to the guardhouse. The 
others remained outside the lines and at daybreak were seen sitting 
on a log near camp. They were gathered in and all taken before the 
rcminiandaul, who issued orders as follows: "Corporal MeMeekm, 
reduced to ranks. Private Todd ten hours' labor, or leave camp in 
fifteen minutes, (He left camp,) Lieutenant Burch remain inside 
the lines until further orders/' 

One evening after mess the cook's police (Leo, Totten) was 
wrestling with the tinware of the kitchen and preparing to peel 
some "spuds*' for breakfast. The cadets were sitting by the camp 
fire enacting some impromptu lies. The men on post were leisurely 
patrolling their heats, thinking of the pearls that lay before them. 
A few short hours, then taps sounded and stillness reigned supreme. 
Sam Hurtling had defeated Knify Smith in the fifty-yard water 
dash, and was content. The cook's police had rolled in and the sen 
lirelAs Ail Is well" echoed through the timber, 

That very nighl there was an alarm, the sentinel on number 
two discharged his rifle: the guard fell in and hastened to his assist¬ 
ance: every man in camp was amused and ready for action. The 
difficulty was soon settled when it was found that only three him 
tired pounds of Paluuse City butter were marching into camp under 
a flag of truce. No damage was done further than that some of the 
men on guard became a little nervous. Harry Jackson halted an 
old black stump, declaring it was a man and that he saw him move. 
St. Lawrence fancied he saw a something in a ditch that was close 
U> his beat, and it was only after the most minute investigation that 
the corporal of the guard could get him to believe otherwise. St. 
said he wasn't scared, hut the shake in his voice would lead one to 

believe differently. On Saturday we pulled the tent pins* fired a 
salute ami were off for Pull man. 

The next fall all the tliree-vear men retired, thus giving some 
of the voting aspirants to military fame a chance for promotions. 
It was during this year that the battalion staff grew into prominence. 
There are always some cadets that by some act of bravery, good be¬ 
havior. or inability to drill, must be promoted, and as a result the 
staff soon assumes immense figures. Occasionally a new office is 
created for the benefit of a hero who is of no use in the line except 
as a private. The cadet corps has its little drawbacks. 

We are given an encampment every two years and we will not 
murmur at the fragments of a cast iron rule, but it is difficult to 
drill when the basket hall girls are in tbc armory. "I wonder why?” 
The college is also infested with “physical disabilities/* P. IVs, as 
they arc commonly called. We will not attempt to define this term, 
other than that it applies to those individuals who have successfully 
evaded drill by presenting a paper upon which someone has written 
something like the following: 

This is to certify that Mr.. . is likely to die some time. 

therefore I consider him physically unable to perform military duty. 

Dr .. 

Of course, if a man has a wooden leg of cross grain timber, or a 
glass eye that is too small, it is well to excuse him from drill, because 
such infirmities might cause confusion in ranks when marching at 
double time, 

A neat uniform is pleasing to the eye. but when we see a cadet 
with a negligee blouse that looks like an old night shirt, and o pair of 
trousers rolled up three rolls from the bottom and still too long, we 
feel tike packing a mule and taking a trip to the mountains. Some 
people may not notice these things, but to the critical eye of a dress¬ 
maker they arc very apparent, and there is a longing on the part of 
the seamstress to shirr the blouse and take a tuck or two in the 

But notwithstanding all this, the scalding tears coursed down 
many a fair face as the battalion inarched away to Whelan for en- 

s 4 

campment. It meant an additional question in “exam,” for the 
girls. We camped in a grain field near Whelan, where many peo¬ 
ple came to visit us and were delighted to see our sunburned noses 
greased with oleomargarine. Some of them went so far as to vio¬ 
late the rules of camp and were promptly arrested and cordially 
taken to the guard house. They became rather indignant over the 
way in which the cadets obeyed orders, but were soon released, 
however, and allowed to go their way. 

When the girls of the dormitory visited us* refreshments were 
served to them from the general mess. The menu was simple and 
was served without hngerbowls or napkins. 

Some of the more industrious cadets bought eight chickens* 
for which they paid twelve dollars. The boys did not care to make 
this purchase, but the person from whom the chickens were ob¬ 
tained insisted on it. so they bought them. For want of space we 
will simply give a few quotations and go more into detail in the next 

Man on Post—“Corporal of the guard post number two. 1 lost 
all the ‘potaties' out of me cartridges." 

Man on Post—"Halt! who is there?" 

Man challenged—“Friend with countersign." 

Man on Post—"Advance, friend, and give the chewing to¬ 

(To he continued.) 



So many clubs, both great and small, 

Can furnish offices to all 

Who love to be high cock-a-lorunK 

But one hard problem comes to each, 

One maxim every chib can teach. 

Its beastly hard to get a quorum. 


There was at one time a long felt want in W. A. C. life. That 
want came from the utmost depths of the heart of man. It was a 
desire for music. 

Who has not read those immortal words of Longfellow, or some 
other fellow fully as crazy, "‘Music hath charms to soothe the savage 
breast?" We believe that Brother Longfellow (it might possibly 
have been Nalder) was strictly in the right when he wrote those 
words. At least we have noticed that all the lower animals behave 
very strangely when forced to listen to W* A, C. music. But then, 
you know, the poor dumb creatures cannot he expected to have the 
forbearance of a human being. 

The college also needed one more thing, without which any in¬ 
stitution of such pretensions as are here put forth, must go down to 
posterity as an everlasting hlot upon the cause of education and 
civilization. We needed a fake. We got it. We wanted some¬ 
thing to make ns laugh and grow fat. We got that, too. We 
wanted something whereby certain of our comrades could pour forth 
the melody of their souls in tones which the rest of ns should never 
forget. We wanted something whereby people might show them¬ 
selves off to what they considered their own advantage. 

We wish to say right here u> any one of our posterity who, in 
the dim ami misty corridors of time yet to he built* may in some 
quiet hour rest his weary eyes upon this volume in the vain hope 
that herein lie may discover the cause of some of his hereditary, in¬ 
nate and irrepressible wickedness, that the formation of the W. A. 
C Glee Club filled his forefathers with the utmost of ghoulish glee 
and exultant satisfaction. They encouraged it. they fostered it in 
their bosoms, they paid it money, and were sorry of it. They went 
to hear it and came away sighing. 

'The formation of this organization took place at the opening 
of college in the fall of 1SU6. About this time in the history of the 
institution, one Harrow arrived from the far east. Now this Harrow 
was long for this college. He came and looked over the institution. 
He remembered how they used to do back in the little hamlet where 
lie went to school* so he said. "We need music, let there he a (dee 
Club/* and there was a Glee Club. 

And tins same Darrow (ltd* out of the fullness of his heart and 
the length and breadth (principally length) of his generosity* give 
instruction to the dub. He tamed it and trained it till it would do 
his bidding, then he decided to travel with it* and exhibit it to the 
wondering gaze of neighboring cities. Ere long this club became 
notorious abroad* hair ladies came to hear and see it* and the mem¬ 
bers of the club did smile upon them* - * 

The second year of the dub opened up auspiciously* hut by this 
time so many freaks had applied to enter that it was found necessary 
to limit the membership. 

The third year the manager smiled and said* "Well have a Man¬ 
dolin Club, too; won’t we* Barn uni?" Now* this Rarmim had just 
been imported to Hie W* A. C* in the fall of ixns. and entered the 
chib as assistant trainer. The Mandolin Club was added and the 
dub started on its third year of existence. The beginning has been 
brilliant, but we shake our heads sadly as we contemplate its future* 
In conclusion* should any one of the above mentioned freaks 
chance to peruse this article, we wish to give the dub our blessing 
and our best wishes for tlie future. Go on, oh delightful sirens in 


disguise, go on. You have proved yourselves a "howling 1 success! 
What would we do, what could we do, without you? It is true you 
come high, but we must have you. Go on. as you have done in the 
past, lightening the heavy heart by your ceaseless attempts at music. 
You never yet have given ns too big a dose to recover from, if we 
have only sufficient time. Go on, your mission is a high one. We 
appreciate your efforts. We know you mean well. We love you as 
though you were a brother (or even a sister), and we would not let 
any one abuse you* no, not if we died for it. You have become a 
necessity to our well-being. We would really rather listen to you 
than to a first class hand organ. What more can you wish? Again 
we say* go on* and may Heaven bless your efforts. 


In the year JSt)4, a yearning for higher literary attainment 
manifested in the hearts of the collegiate students of the W. A. C. 
coupled with the realization on their pari of the difficulties a::.! em¬ 
barrassments everywhere attendant upon first attempts at public 
speaking, made the creation of a literary society an absolute and 
undeniable necessity, 

So the knightly spirits of our predecessors, of those never-to-be- 
forgotten days* brought together all the intelligence* wit* and non¬ 
sense available and the magnificent production of their combined 
genius, the Columbian Literary Association started on its unpar¬ 
alleled career. 

At the time the brave resolution was made to form a real, live 
literary society there were eight immortals enrolled in die college 
proper, so it is very evident ihat to he a collegiate student at that 
time, it was necessary to be a Columbian* and the judgment of later 
years must be that this was well. For in die infancy of any institu¬ 
tion it is highly desirable that the students should receive only the 
very best literary training, so that as they go out into the cold, damp* 


mouldy world, the instilntion from which they come may gain a suit¬ 
able reputation. We tremble with fear ami turn pale at the thought 
of what wrecks these early students might have become had they 
been left to the tender mercies of our younger sister society, the ill- 
starred Washington. Hut this little squad of learning's devotees, 
resembling a corporal's squad* as to numbers, met regularly every 
week, and wagged their sage heads over all affairs worthy their con¬ 
sideration. We have somehow lost all trace of the decisions ren¬ 
dered. but we feed sure that they were far weightier and of more 
value than those of any peace commission or even of that most 
sagacious of bodies, the United States senate. 

The vear billowing the organization of the society brought the 
dawn of prosperity with it, Hv this time ye sportive senior preplet 
of the year before had emerged from the prep, cocoon, and now 
dashed his showy wings in all the grandeur, conceit and '‘swell- 
hcEidedness" of an actual freshman. So ye exquisitely combed 
iTeshy was duly added to the Columbian. He, too, thought he 
wanted some of the benefits of public speaking, so once in a while 
the charier members sat back as an audience and indulged him in 
his playful fancy. 

But now another bomb was exploded in the midst of the gentle 
and unsuspecting Columbians. The preps, had increased in num¬ 
bers so fast that the sturdy little Uhewawa was swelled almost to 
bursting, and now actually parted in twain, the senior preps, being 
allowed to join the Columbian, while the less violent junior preps, 
settled down to the routine of work in the Uhewawa by themselves. 

This increase in the society product (judging the matter from 
an economic standpoint), was ahead of the demand for consump¬ 
tion. So, as is always the case when there is a vast product on the 
market which cannot he used, .something had to happen. Forthwith 
ye grave and reverend Columbians conferred among themselves as 
to what should he done. They decided to apply the law of the sur¬ 
vival of the fittest. Accordingly the weeding out process began, 
and the weakest, meanest, ugliest and most swell-headed were 
forcibly kicked out into the hard, frigid world, where they formed 
the nucleus of the aforementioned Washington society. 

From this time on the Columbian society grew stronger and 
better in every way* Its members waxed strong in debate* Shake¬ 
spearean readings were given from time to time by the most learned 
and sedate members. Ere long a piano was purchased and a society 
choir organized. Oh, ye gods ami little fishes, how we sang! 

Before closing this article we fed that we must notice one im¬ 
portant event which occurred last year, in which the Columbian 
society participated. There is situated about ten miles from Pull¬ 
man a town called Moscow, Now in this town is an institution 
called the University of Idaho. This institution has within its do¬ 
main a debating society, the Salmagundi, which had the supreme 
audacity to challenge the Columbian to a debate. The challenge 
was accepted forthwith and certain ones among us were armed and 
equipped for the fray* The great day of debate came round at last. 
The tender young Salmagundians looked hopeful and smiling. We 
really felt sorrowful to see them all in the innocence and purity of 
youth go forward to certain defeat at the hands of the ruthless 
Columbians but what could be done? They had issued the chal¬ 
lenge, and Columbian honor had to be saved, even at the expense of 
youth and innocence. "Hie Salmagundians were fairly wiped in the 
mud from start to finish and then retired front the scene of action 
for repairs. 

Since that time the society has moved onward and upward* to¬ 
ward the supreme end of its existence, literary excellence* Wc have 
nut yet produced a Longfellow, a Whittier or a Bryant, but we arc 
doubtless building here the stepping stones upon which some future 
embodiment of greatness shall proudly rise to the realms of a higher, 
nobler, and more perfect manhood* and in his rising call ns blessed 


Among the histories of all literary societies which have come 
into being since the birth of time* there is none that has enjoyed a 


career at once so full of promise and fraught with such brilliant per¬ 
formances as the Washington Literary Society. Ever since it arose 
above the horizon of time it has been the one bright guiding star in 
the literary firmament of the \V. A. (’. 

With such a career, the casual observer would naturally be led 
to hazard the inference that it is as old, at least, as the institution 
which it graces by its presence. Such is, however, not the case. It 
did not always thus exist a brilliant assemblage of still more dazzling 

In digging up and turning over the musty rolls of parchment 
on which are inscribed the ancient, sacred records of this organiza¬ 
tion, the following data have been obtained: 

The Washington was organized about the 2‘lnl of January, hi 
the year of grace eighteen hundred and ninety-five, in something 
like this wise: The faculty sent an urgent request to the only liter¬ 
ary society fas some then thought and persist in thinking yet) on the 
face of creation, that about fifteen of the brightest literary genii 
within its fold withdraw from the common herd and form a new 
society, hi order to fill a void which had ached for lo! these many 
days for an organization of real merit. Fifteen such worthy ones 
not being found, fourteen gladly responded to the call of their 
higher destiny. An organization was perfected without delay with 
the following stalT officers in charge: President, Peter Brown: vice 
president, \Y. H. Philips: recording secretary, Olfie B. Downs: cor¬ 
responding secretary, Weltha Webster: treasurer, Florence Sny¬ 
der, The others included in the “four hundred” were Bay Wallis, 
Anna Ellis, Edward Kimeh Ada Philips, Francis Bragg, Harold J. 
Doolittle, Milton P, McCroskey and Virgil T. McCroskey. 

Lack of space, as well as motives of modesty, forbid our giving 
these worthy members their due share of praise, but for further in¬ 
formation as to their greatness the reader is referred to the Scroll of 
Fame, where a detailed report is given. 

Once fairly launched, with a full spread of canvas and a fair sea. 
a prosperous voyage was of course insured the new society. While 
yet on her trial trip, it occurred to some of the members that this 


literary ship of state was without a name. Accordingly a committee 
was appointed, which submitted the following designations whereby 
it might be idemilied if found alone on the campus alter "lights out:” 
Washingtonian, Srmleroniau, Athenian, Philomathian and Ciceron¬ 
ian. As no successful combination of these names could be agreed 
upon, it was decided to drop all except the first, and to discard the 
last syllable of it, to the great discomfiture, we opine, of the well 
meaning suggestors. 

One of the first serious questions which came up for its de¬ 
cision was whether it should receive within its fold any of that 
ubiquitous and motley aggregation known in college parlance as 
"Preps/* After many heated discussions and divers and sundry 
conferences with the faculty, it was decided to admit such of the 
senior prep, class as gave satisfactory outward evidence of reform- 

The question, also, of receiving Missourians and other foreign¬ 
ers as members arose about this time. It was amicably settled, as 
we find that a special meeting was held a few weeks after organiza¬ 
tion for the purpose of receiving as a member our present worthy 

During commencement week, 1SU5, the first joint meeting of 
the literary societies was held, and as has been its honored custom 
ever since the Washington came in for the lion's share of the glory 
of the evening. 

During the years of its infancy the Washington was hilled into 
quietness by the gentle swaying motion of the "crib/' As time went 
on. however, and the child grew apace in size and importance, it 
was found necessary to "‘creep” nearer the confines of civilization, 
so one of the classrooms in the ad. building was secured as its regu¬ 
lar rendezvous. 

About this time, in addition to a local habitation and a name, it 
was decided that the society should have some instrument for ac¬ 
companying its Pattis and Bernhardts on their short swallow flights 
of song, and whereon its Paderewskis and Ruhensteins might de¬ 
velop their gift divine for their own relief and the amusement of [tie 

public in gene nil. Accordingly, hy giving an open program and 
charging admittance, doubling the semester's dues, mstling around 
a me mg ihe ever benevolent professors, doing chores for neighbors, 
eating less of the succulent line cut so prominent among the pleas¬ 
ing memories of Ferry Hall, going to fewer shows, getting special 
terms from the agent, etc., etc,, a splendid new piano became the 
heritage of the Washington, This imposing instrument, except on 
society evenings, now holds a prominent position in the chapel, and 
melodiously witching strains may he heard issuing from its tuneful 
depths at almost any hour of the day or night. 

During the past year the W ashington has been maintaining its 
accustomed prominence among the college literary associations. 
About December thh it occurred to a number of the most promin¬ 
ent members that the old constitution, which had been doing active 
duty during the society's entire career, was worn so thin in several 
spots that it presented quite a ragged appearance. Accordingly a 
committee was appointed winch immediately drew up an entirely 
now constitution ironclad in its provisions, and immutable in its rul¬ 
ings. Since then, quite frequently when members are delinquent at 
regular meetings, ibis modern Diogenes may he met on dark streets 
flown town, searching out the truants and bringing them sum¬ 
marily to justice. 

Taken all in all. the entire career of the Washington has been 
a most worthy and happy one and bids fair to grow accordingly 
through all coming generations. 


During the fall and early winter of eighteen hundred ninety- 
eight it became apparent that the formation of a new society was 
necessary. The other literary societies of the W. A. C. were inade¬ 
quate; and. although great and excellent organizations, did not 
meet the requirements for a thorough literary training. The ener- 

getie young men of the brilliant class of lillki were the first to realize 
the fill! significance of affairs and to appreciate the opportunity of 
being the founders of a new society. Without the slightest attempt 
at exaltation it must be said that they felt an innate sense of unde¬ 
veloped genius which, if properly brought out. would exert an ines¬ 
timable influence in the formation of the world's future history. Ac¬ 
cordingly. on the evening of February IK 18 IJ 8 , a meeting was 
called, and a new society was formed with twenty senior preparatory 
students as charter members. Ernest Wagner was chosen for presi¬ 
dent and Laud Rutherford for vice president. With characteristic en¬ 
ergy the members set to work, drew up a constitution, ami ap¬ 
pointed various committees, hi view of the fact that, as a rule, the 
great statesmen of our nation have owed their supremacy to their 
powers of oratory, the programs were composed largely of debates; 
and in honor of our greatest debater and orator the young en¬ 
thusiasts called the society the Wehsterian. A closed door policy 
was at first established and the amateur orators were screened from 
public gaze just as the proboscis of a baseball catcher is protected 
from fouls. Under the wise and aide administration of President 
Wagner and the protective system thus established, the Webster- 
tan entered upon an era of prosperity and advancement that was 
destined in its onward march to assume proportions of which even 
the leaders, in their widest range of imagination, had scarcely con ¬ 

Should anyone who heard the Websterians one short year ago 
now Hsten to them he would exclaim with the poet: 

"What improvements have been wrought 

Through the medium of thought U 

The bashful, awkward speaker of last year is the graceful, log 
ical debater of today, and in fact as well as in name the future Web¬ 
ster of our broad republic. To describe the various administrations, 
to enumerate the spirited debates, and record the quick wit, or to 
attempt to bring before our readers an adequate conception of the 
flowery bursts of eloquence which have thrilled admiring listeners 
and reverberated from wall to wall and from door to ceiling of Dr. 


Egges classroom would more than fill a volume and would neces¬ 
sitate the pen of a Milton. It is impossible to mention the brilliant 
AlvorcK to describe the logical Burke* to follow the adventures of a 
Boone* and to comment on the works of Spenser* Johnson's love 
of letters will have to remain un mentioned. Joe Hun gate, the cle- 
claiiner: Smythe, the two-forty talker: Melharl* the useful: Sherrod* 
the story teller; Conliuer* the financier; Evans* the essayist; Morgan, 
the convincing debater; ) larshman. the ex-tempo speaker; Williams 
the rival of Meigs* the forcible debater; Miller, the currier of notes 
and grinder of witticisms; all these will remain as examples of Web- 
sterian progressiveness* Let us skip over the Poole* turn ourselves 
Juice* admire the Park* notice the great Stone, avoid a Person, a 
Mashburn, or a Blackburn, and obey the command of the Proff, 

It is well to pause a moment and listen to Cyrus, the mathema¬ 
tician; Jim Hungate, the electrician; Dibble* the orator from tlie 
East* and Carlisle, a Websteriau worthy his name. The worthy 
members Cunningham* Mahncke* Paine and ZumwaH will Hyde 
away in the library and prepare to meet the opposing points of Bull 
and Ids colleagues. But we must not digress into a Squibb. Suf¬ 
fice it to say that, within a few short months, the society had attained 
such a degree of excellence that, at the beginning of the present 
school year, President Bryan, recognizing its true worth, accorded 
it a position of high honor by a proclamation delivered from tile 
chapel rostrum. The Websterians came, they are here* and they 
are doing a good work. Courage is their watch-word, perseverance 
their motto, and a great and noble future the goal of their ambition. 
Devotion to duty* determination* and inherent capabilities for learn¬ 
ing are the elements that constitute their success. The society has 
been constantly growing* improving, and expanding. From a 
membership at first limited to twenty-four* it has swelled its num¬ 
bers to about thirty-six: and the door of admission is thrown open 
to all classes in general ami all individuals in particular who may be 
able to conic up to the standard of ideal membership. 

We glory in the achievements of the Websterians; we rejoice in 
their success and hold in greatest respect each and every member of 



this society* W hat Daniel Webster was in the days of his young 
manhood each Websterian is now ; and we confidently believe that 
the time will come when the task of writing a full history of the Web- 
sterian and its members will be taken from nur hands and placed in 
the hands of our great national historians; and on the pages of his¬ 
tory* the names of the Websterians will shine with a lustre and splen¬ 
dor that will forever impart greatness to themselves and to all who 
may have been so fortunate as to have been associated with their 
able society. 


The Chewawa Literary Society is the oldest organization and 
the only one of its kind in the college! and yet, notwithstanding it* 
antiquity* it is still the "baby society.” 

This organization was founded with the express purpose in 
view of facilitating a more rapid development of the raw minds of 
the still rawer students* 

In the good old days when students were not so plentiful as 
now, every new and inexperienced one was ushered into the sancti¬ 
monious presence of the faculty* by whom he was cross-questioned 
and examined and assigned to his respective "stall.” Immediately 
the sheltering arm of Professor Watt was thrown about him and 
with all due ceremony the little tow-head was initiated into the 

The government of this curious institution* this place for little 
minds* as its name would indicate* is indeed a most interesting and 
characteristic feature of tlie society* 

The executive, legislative and judicial powers are \ested in a 
single head, the Magnus Pushio. This walking constitution, as he 
might very justly be called, is imperial in design* a real executive in 
himself* wearing the purple* and we are told that some of his wily 
subjects presented him with half a dozen pajamas of that royal color. 


There is also associated with the society a president and secretary* 
Briefly* this is the Chcwawa. It has not yet sent out from it* 
halls a dazzling array of Gays and Websters, Lowells and Wash¬ 
ingtons, nor dues it hope to do so* 

The Chcwawa is only a stepping stone to something higher and 
we hope that for many years vet to come the Chewawa will go on 
preparing students for effective work in the collegiate societies* 

Y* M. AND Y. W. G A* 


President *,.,***.,*. . 

Vice President .*. . 

Recording Secretary. . , . * * . 

Corresponding Secretary 

Treasurer * * *... *.*. 

* . Leo* L. Totten 
. Fielding Nalder 
. * Charles Philips 
Will M* Duncan 
Geo* (j. Mel hart 


President *. .. 

Vice President . 

Recording Secretary . . * 
Corresponding Secretary 
Treasurer .* * *. 

.Gertrude MacKay 
. . * .Sophie Cozier 
Huldah Knglehorn 
, , * . Jessie Bratton 
.Pearl Moys 

The V. M. C. A. of the Washington Agricultural College was 
organized on November 24* 1804, by James A. Dmmnei* traveling 
secretary of the National Y* M* C* A* Mr* Will Philips was made 
president of the association, holding the office for three years, when 
Mr* Will M. Duncan was elected as his successor* The new leader 
being very susceptible to the influence of the gentle sex, agitated 
the question of a helpmate which resulted in the organization of the 
\\ \\\ C. A* on November 21, 1 HUT* with Miss Gertrude MacKay 
as presir lent. Miss MacKay has proved herself a worthy and effi* 



cienl leader. After two years of faithful, earnest work Mr. Duncan 
was followed by Mr. Lea Totten, who is still president. The V. M. 
C A. lias now twenty active and five associate members while the 
Y, W. C. A, boasts a membership of nineteen. The object of these 
associations is the development of Christian character among its 
members, the prosecution of active Christian work and the promo¬ 
tion of a spirit of Christian love and fellowship among the students. 
No brilliant results are expected, indeed they are not wished for, but 
if through the untiring zeal and energy of its members a higher sense 
of honor and respect for Christianity may be established among the 
students, its labors will not have been in vain. 

3 ! h ffl&nnoriam. 


Died February, 1893 

lulu MERLE GIBSON, '03 

Died October 8, 1898 


Died May 14 , 1899 


S* Q, L- 

*S. C. L. 

During the past two years the peaceful members of the W. A. 
C. have been much disturbed by the mysterious actions of an associa¬ 
tion of boys who have appeared at all the festivities of later dates, 
giving an inharmonious yell, and like a Filipino band, suddenly dis¬ 
appearing* They disclaim any complicity in the midnight feasts and 
any one of them will tell you that he regards the chicken roost as 
sacred, but some have interpreted this to mean that the chicken 
roost is their "Mecca/* 

The name of this mysterious club is the S. C. L. Through 
strenuous efforts the Hoard of Editors succeeded in getting the boys 
to confide to them something of the history and character of the 
organization, but the name they left them to guess. Solemn oaths 
had they sworn never to tell one syllable, or one letter more than the 
three given, each of which stands for a distinctive word, while the 
three words compose an appropriate name. In '97, at the beginning 
of the school year, there were eight boys rooming on the fourth 
floor of Ferry Hall, all of whom were familiar with the haunts and 
retreats of that good old structure which has long since been re¬ 
duced to ashes. On account of their characteristic love of fun and 
their daring spirit, they were often associated in various undertak¬ 
ings which were performed at unusual hours. Finally, an organiza 
lion was perfected, but it was not until after the burning of the dor¬ 
mitory that a constitution was adopted ami the organization made 
complete. The abject of the club is admirably set forth in the pre¬ 
amble to the constitution, which is as follows: 

"We. the members of this club, for the reason that the follow¬ 
ing constitution is necessary and expedient in order to create and 
advance a dominant spirit of honor ami mutual admiration and re¬ 
spect, inter nos to qualify ourselves for present and future services 
to our country in certain capacities, to rcllect credit upon our col¬ 
lege, our honorable professors, and our club; to imbue the principles 
of true manliness and courtesy, for the promotion of our general 
welfare, for our mutual protection and to emphasize the noble priii- 

*Suii:> of Consecrate*! ^iars, 


ciplcs of free speech and liberty, to which all other things are and 
should be subservient and subordinate, do solemnly establish this 
constitution for the S, C L.” 

When the constitution was adopted the object of the club was 
changed. Regular semi-monthly meetings were held, at which 
programmes were rendered, consisting of debates and discussions on 
current topics, especially topics incident to the war with Spain. On 
February, 189$. the day after the "Maine" disaster, a special meet¬ 
ing was called to ascertain the facts and pronounce the verdict of t lie 
club on the great catastrophe over which the minds of the American 
people were so much agitated. 

The topic was thoroughly discussed, and as the meeting pro¬ 
gressed the enthusiasm increased. 'Hie climax was reached when 
a resolution-was offered and passed condemning the treachery of the 
Spanish officials, and resolving that. "The annihilation of Spain and 
the freedom of Cuba is the only way of settlement.” Louis Pohle 
offered to put himself at ibe disposal of the government so that the 
resolution could be made effective. Mis services were accepted and 
lie at once reported for duty with the Idaho Volunteers, His regi¬ 
ment had no opportunity to take part in the war with Spain, but 
"Cuba is free’' and since Louis did not get a chance to “annihilate 
the Spaniards" he is now taking bis revenge on their kinsmen, the 
Filipinos, He reports progress. 

The dub has labored under difficulties so far, not having a suit¬ 
able place of meeting, and having regular society work to do in the 
college association. Hut they have benefited from their work iti the 
past and have had many enjoyable times. They look forward to a 
more prosperous future when, with an increased membership, they 
will be recognized by the college faculty, given a suitable place of 
meeting, and a chance to reflect credit on themselves and the cot- 

Charter Members- — V. E, W illiams, L. Ik Pohle, C. H. Good 
sell, D. M. Crow, \Y. 1). Gutman, D. P. Woods, W. E. Mashburn, 
j, M, Bateman, Boyd Hamilton. 

Officers V. E. Williams. M. M.; Boyd Hamilton, M. Mr.; D. 
P. Woods. A. \V. U. of M, S.; W T>. Outmam W. U. of M. S.; C 
H. Goodsell, C. of E.; \Y. K. Mashburn, 1. G. H. W. C. K. of C H.; 
Hamilton, (ioodsell and Mashbum, C, of T. 



if a college expects to keep abreast of advancing schools and 
universities, if it would retain its good name and fame, if it would 
awaken and keep alive a love of oratory, it must turn its attention 
in some degree to the development of Us oratorical powers, and this 
interest is rightly centered in the Oratorical Association. 

As a necessary adjunct of our college the Oratorical Associa¬ 
tion plays an important part in the roll of associations. When the 
\Y. A. C. emerged from the dim obscurity and luitnhle beginning of 
the past into its present position as one of the foremost institutions 
of learning in the Pacific Northwest, there arose with it this asso¬ 
ciation. Tis true that in the past the Oratorical Association has 
been somewhat overshadowed lay other organizations. Students 
have been slow to recognize and take full advantage of the oppor¬ 
tunities that it offers. 

it has been neglected to a certain extent. Nevertheless ii has 
been like a great underground river, slowly, silently, and invisibly 
wending its way to the mighty ocean. 

In the fall of 1S97 the association was organized. Heretofore 
the declamation contests were not strictly of the Oratorical Asso¬ 
ciation, but an important and essential part of college work leading 
up to and preparing the way for its successor. Believing that in 
union there is strength, a league was made with the University of 
Idaho and Whitman College. The Oratorical Association of each 
college was to have a local contest in which the best orator was to 
be selected, and then the chosen one was to represent his college in 
an intercollegiate contest to be held at such time and place as should 
be agreed upon by the associations concerned, it was Whitman's 
good fortune to have the first contest at Walla Walla and the date 
as then chosen and since retained, was the last Friday in April, 

The W. A. C. entered upon its work with a will. At its first 
local contest Miss Jessie Ifnngaie received first prize. Accordingly 
in May, 1S97, the first contest on the intercollegiate field of oratory 
of this "triple alliance/ 4 as it might properly be called, was held. Mr. 
William Worthington represented Whitman College, Mr. Coffey 


the U, of L, and Miss Hungate the W, A. C. After the floods of 
oratory and eloquence had subsided and the judges bad rendered 
their decision it was found that Mr. Coffey had won the $50 cash 
prize, on tile subject* "The Man of Destiny/' In the second inter¬ 
collegiate contest, which was held at Moscow, the orators were: Mr. 
G. McKinley from the U* of L, Mr, Proctor from Whitman and 
Mr, Joseph B. Winston from the W. A. C Mr. Proctor* Whitman's 
representative, secured the .$50 cash prize on the subject, "Marcus 

The winner in the local contest of the present year* at the W. 
A. C* was Mr, Leo L. Totten, \ccording to the manner in which 
the intercollegiate contests in oratory rotate among the three insti¬ 
tutions, it was now our turn and privilege to entertain the visiting 
representatives. As a consequence, much interest was manifested, 
and hope and belief in our representative's success ran high* Nor 
were we disappointed, Mr. Carl Hauerhach of Whitman and Mr. 
Cden McKinley of the U, of 1, reflected great credit upon their re¬ 
spective colleges, hut mir hope was fulfilled and our joy complete 
when the prize, a beautiful diamond medal* was awarded Mr. Tot¬ 
ten. who told of ‘The Emancipation of Labor/' 

This is a brief summary of the events connected with the Ora¬ 
torical Association up to date, but as an outgrowth of its increasing 
influence, a debating department lias been added and debates arc 
held with the neighboring institutions. 

It is a commendable fact that with the present year a new im¬ 
pulse has been aroused and great strides have been made toward a 
higher standard of oratory. The association is winning its laurels 
by hard work and by keeping constantly the end in view, lt lias 
become a part of our college life and made itself felt by supplying 
a useful sphere* May success at tend its every effort, 


The students of the W. A* C. have numerous advantages that 
were denied those who attended the institution in the earlier days 
of its successful career. Blit the older students* most of whom arc 
now retired, can recall one feature of the college life that has been 
missed by the present members of the college, that is, the pleasures 
of life gained by membership in a first class personally conducted 
college Boarding Club, with board at ten dollars per month, and a 
general strike if the cost exceeds that figure. Of course, there is 
still a Boarding Club, but it is nothing like the first organization. 
Now we have a pleasant dining hall, divided from the kitchen by a 
passageway and swinging doors, while linen, bright stiver, and all 
tlte conveniences of any first class restaurant, but then it was differ¬ 

'flic Boarding Club was a name to conjure with, a few short 
months ago, before the elements destroyed that noble pile known 
to the world at large as Ferry Hall and to the inmates as the “pen¬ 
itentiary A The very words, “Boarding Club," were a sound of 
terror to the boys who were fortunate enough to live in the city, and 
many a bad boy has reformed under the power of the threat that if 
his conduct continued he would be compelled to board at the half 
Many a Sunday evening did Chappie Fox. Swede Fisher, Chemical 
Smith, Bill Todd, and others, file solemnly in, gaze despairingly at 
the table, and file as solemnly out again, with the words, “Well, let's 
go down to the hotel and get something to cat.'* 

Most of us, should we live our alloted four score and ten, will 
never forget the indispensable ‘"one hundred choice selections," 
otherwise hash, that formed the staple of our modest menu. Hash 
hot, hash cold, hash new, hash old, hash wet, hash dry, hash stew, 
hash fry, and various other styles of the same old hash, made them¬ 
selves dear to the heart of the student by their persistency, their 
unwavering sameness, and their attention and constant attendance 
at tlie post of duty. 

We often wondered what our respected professors of horticul¬ 
ture and agriculture would have done had they not been able to sell 


their surplus stock of all descriptions to the dub. When the outside 
market for carrots was slow, we had carrots: when the market for 
onions was slow, we had onions; when the beginners over at the 
creamery turned out a hundred weight of experimental butter, we 
had fresh butter; when the prize stock of the farm had ended its days 
of usefulness, we had beef, chicken, pork, and it was whispered, 
horse: once we had eggs. Those eggs are still a memory, dear to 
the heart of the ex-student. They were more powerful than we had 
thought eggs could he. They were, in fact, so robust, that we de¬ 
cided that the people on the farm had been saving those eggs for ns 
for some years as a special and delightful surprise. They were not 
wasted, however, for they were fed to the training table members. 

The mention of the training table may remind some of the stu¬ 
dents of that very select organization. In theory, no pic was allowed 
on the table, no tea, no coffee, and very little of anything else. But. 
in reality, all those having scats at the neighboring tables had to 
keep their delicacies under timelocks or they went to fill the voids 
near the hearts of the athletes. 

A point of economy noticed by many was the manner of serving 
the onions. We always had onions on reception nights, when the 
hoys wouldn't eat them because they wanted a nice breath, and the 
girls wouldn't eat them because the boys wouldn't. Thus, leu cents 
worth of onions sufficed for the club, and expenses were kept down 
to the proper mark. 

On one occasion in the memory of the writer we had a little 
light bread. Some one placed a quantity of dynamite under the 
bake oven, and when his friends inquired why he had so acted he 
stated that he wanted to see the bread rise. Fortunately the oven 
was full of bread when the charge was exploded and no particular 
damage was done, as the half pound of dynamite used could not lift 
the bread far enough to enable it to hurt the roof. 

Some of us remember the time that Fisher, "the Swede/' lifted 
a pet snake from the depths of his pocket, and pretended to have 
found it in the soup, and the lamentable effects on the appetites of 
some of the young ladies. Perhaps a few also recall how the cook was 
requested to take the beef out and kill it, to serve a cross-cut saw 


with the chicken, and a few other little pleasantries of the same kind 
Bill a college cook soon grows accustomed to such little expressions 
of delight and heeds them not. 

The strongest point in the menu of the chib was the butter. 
Tlie writer was a member of the club for about four years, and all 
of that time it was the same butter. Indeed, after the fire there 
was a rumor that the butter had been rescued and would soon be 
doing business at the old stand. 

And then we had beans. Professor Balmer had a job lot of 
beans that he was unable to give away, so, on behalf of the state, lie 
sold them to the dub. Oh, those beans! Shortly after their intro¬ 
duction to the club table a vote was taken on the question of eight 
dollar hoard or nine dollar hoard: two ballots read for eight dollar 
hoard, three read for nine dollar board, and ore hundred and three 
read for no beans. The beans were retired. 

As well as onr oddities in the culinary line, we had them in the 
line of members. Mysterious Billy Smith, who was always at his 
post outside the door in time to he the first one seated in the hall, 
was not alone in his glory. He had rivals for the popular attention 
in the persons of "KnifeyT who gained his sobriquet through a 
pleasing practice of doing a little sword-swallowing act with his 
knife in the midst of the festive banquet. Walsh, who was ordered by 
“Bill" Todd to go see about the pancakes and did so without hesi¬ 
tation, and others, with pleasing trails and peculiar ways, many and 

It was most comforting to hear from the faculty table requests 
to please pass the jelly, the cake, the cream, and so on, and then, 
when we made remarks about the quality of the food, to he told by 
the well meaning members of that respected body, dining at the hall, 
that they could find no fault with the food, as it was always well 
cooked and quickly served. They perhaps forgot that the students 
were not on the committee “to hire and to fire" cooks and waiters. 
Of course, that had nothing to do with the point, but some of the 
students were foolish enough to think it might. Any one making a 
statement to that effect was always promptly squelched, which word 
may not be good usage, but exactly describes the process. 

One of the enjoyments of life at the period of the rise of the 
Boarding Club was the effect of the incomplete condition of the 
power plain. Just as we were about to begin our evening meal, the 
electrician would begin to ‘"monkey" with the dynamo* and the 
lights would fade peacefully away. At other times they were sud¬ 
denly cut off in the prime of their healthful glow and beauty* but the 
effect was the same. Darkness, so dense that it could be felt* would 
settle over the hall* and all would be silent for a moment* Then* 
from some far corner would come the sound of a hearty kiss, pro¬ 
duced by some of the buys who never were kissed and never will be, 
and an instant later the hall would be filled with cat calls, groans* and 
various demonstrations of approval and disapproval of the proceed¬ 
ings* As the lights slowly returned, our honored professor of rhe¬ 
toric would rise indignantly from her seat and move majestically 
from the room, with the remark that when the students had learned 
to act as gentlemen she would return. They must have been a very 
apt set indeed, as she always returned for the next feast of reason and 
flow of soul. 

One result of the shortage of delicacies was the -establishment of 
a system of exchange between the young ladies on the lower doors 
of the building and the boys on the upper floors, whereby one 
Knowles was brought to grief. Mr. Knowles was a gentleman of 
most ingenious ideas, and one evening when he found a sack of ap~ 
pies, which be knew from certain unfailing signs had come from 
Burnham's orchard, he was so moved to righteous indignation at 
the thought of the robbery that had been perpetrated on the old man 
that he promptly took charge of the apples. Returning to his room* 
he signaled the girls on the floor below, and began to operate the 
grapevine* Mow the grapevine was a string* to which the ingenious 
Mr. Knowles would carefully attach one of the borrowed applies, 
and lower it to the floor below* The young lady would detach the 
apple* Mr* Knowles would wind up Ms little ball of yarn, and the 
performance would be repeated once more* W hen Mr. Knowles 
decided that lie had lowered enough apples he leaned from the win¬ 
dow and said, “Well, Sweetheart, that's all tonight/ 1 Then in sil- 


very tones came the wonts, "Thanks, Mr* Knowles, Miss Howard 
and l will appreciate those apples," and glancing down once 
more, Mr. Knowles saw the placid countenance of our respected pre¬ 

We might, just here, sum up the peculiarities of the Boarding 
Club in three quotations: the cooks could have said, with the Church 
of England people, “We have done those things which we ought not 
to have done* and we have left undone those things which we should 
have done, and there is no health in us.” Then the hoarders: 
“Their's not to reason why, their's but to chew and die”; and lastly, 
the committee, who, “Will meet with their reward in heaven.” 

But while the Boarding Club was the cause of many an angry 
word from the average student, where would we have been without 
it? The food was wholesome, the quantity was sufficient, and the 
expense was light, and the members of the faculty who labored so 
hard and earnestly for the success of the club with no reward save 
the glow of their inner consciousness, deserve a great deal of com¬ 
mendation from the students who profited by their labors. The 
stewards and employes should be commended for faithful and pains¬ 
taking work in the face of disheartening odds, and the merchants of 
the town should receive their share of praise for the many kindnesses 
done the club. And, while the students passed unkind remarks upon 
the conduct of the club, they remained members, and appeared with 
great regularity at their accustomed places. While they stated to 
the unfortunate committee that nothing was right, they brought 
their friends to dine and sup and they themselves grew strong and 
healthy and seemed happy in spite of the amount of grumbling they 
felt forced to do. So let us give justice to the Boarding Club. In spite 
of the failings that are inseparable from an organization of that kind, 
the club helped many a poor boy to the coveted sheepskin, taught 
many a student the dignity of honest labor, and around those old 
tables friendships were formed, the influence of which will endure 
when the old club is but a faint memory of its care-free, grumbling, 
happy members. 

college athletic association basket ball team 


The present Athletic Association was organized April is, ISiM, 
with Peter Brown as president and F. M. Lowden as secretary. A 
baseball team was organized vvilli S. B. Long as captain. Few 
games were played this year. 

In '94-hb'i S> U. Long was elected president and L. V. Corner 
secretary. F* W. Long was captain of the football team, which was 
composed of the following men: Low den, center; Kimeh right 
guard; Clemens* left guard: Chittenden, left tackle; Savage* right 
tackle; McCroskey, left end: Hardwick, right end; Moore, quarter 
hack; F. W. Long* right half hack; McReynolds, left half 
back; Winston, full back* 

The first game was played with the Lh of 1* of Moscow. The 
first touchdown was made by the \Y. A. C. in thirteen and one-half 
minutes* Long kicked a difficult goal* The second touchdown was 
made hy the \Y. A. C. six minutes after the beginning of the second 
half* Long missed goal; final score: \V, A. C. 10; C* of L, 0, 

The second game was played with the Spokane High School at 
Spokane* with a final score of : Spokane IK. \V. A. C 0. This was 
the first and only defeat that our team has ever suffered, hi the 
spring of To a baseball team was organized, but no games were 

The annual field day between the l\ of I. and \V. A. C was held 
at Pullman June Mil. 1SU5. No records were broken* \Y. A* C. 
won the day by a score of «*3K points out of a possible 50* 

McCroskey carried off the prize for the all-round arhlete with 
fourteen points to his credit* 

In Tfi-'iKS F. M. Lowden was elected president of the associa¬ 
tion, Carl Fstbv, vice president: J* IL Clemens, secretary; Lieuten¬ 
ant Stockle, treasurer: and F, \\L Long, field manager. The foot 
ball team was composed of the following: Lowden, C. and captain; 
Kimeh R* (L; Reed, L* CL; Clemens, L* T,: Fisher, R* T*; Moore, R- 
E,: McCroskey, L, E.; Winston, Q* B.; Long* F* B.; 
Doty, L, H*: Brodie, R. II.; Hamilton, Mosely* and 
(joodsell, subs. The first game was played with U. of L on home 

grounds. U. of I. made a touchdown in six minutes by hard center 
line bucking, no goal. The second touchdown was made by Brodie 
(W. A, C) by a beautiful thirty-yard run. Long kicked goal. The 
score at the end of the first half: W. A. C, fi; U. of L, 4. In the 
second half Doty ( \V. A. f \), with the assistance of a splendid inter 
ference, made a forty-yard run through a broken field for a touch¬ 
down: no goal; final score: W. A. C, 10; C. of L, i. 

The second game was played with Spokane Athletic Associa¬ 
tion at Spokane on Thanksgiving, After the game with the U. of L 
the college team spent its entire time in strengthening their line 
work, the result of which training was shown in tho game with Spo¬ 
kane, when our team made five touchdowns and three goals 10 Spo¬ 
kane's one touchdown and no goal; final score: W. A. C,.2G; Spo¬ 
kane, 4, 

The field day was held in Moscow and was the most exciting 
athletic contest ever held between the U. of 1. and \V. A, C. The 
honors of the track were about evenly divided, but the LI of L boys 
outclassed our boys in the field, U. of I. winning twenty-seven points 
out of a possible forty-five. The baseball learn was composed of S. 
R. Long, catcher and captain; F. W. Long, pitcher; Mnsely, first 
base: Me Reynolds* second base: Crawford* third base; Winston, 
short stop; Fisher, True and Hooper, in the field. 'Die only game 
of importance was the one played with the l\ of L at Moscow, with 
a final score of G to 4 in favor of W. A. C. 

In "Of!-’97* W. W. Doty, president: W. C. Kruegel, vice presi¬ 
dent; [. E. Clemens, secretary; Lt. Stockle, treasurer; D. A. Brodie, 
field manager. Doty ami Kruegel left college at the end of the first 
semester, and M. J\ McCroskey and Ed Kimel were elected to fill 
the vacancies. The football team lined tip with Jones, CV; Kimel, 
R, G. ; Woods, L. G,: Clemens. L. T.; Hooper, R. T. ; McCroskey, 
L. E, and captain; Hamilton, R. E.; Winston, Q. R.; Doty, L. 11.; 
Gammon, R. II.: Reed, F. R.; Goodsell, Loomis, Richardson and 
Sapp, subs. 

The first game of the season was played with Lewiston Nov. 
10th on the home grounds, while a heavy rain was falling. The 

pigskin was so slippery that good football was impossible. It was 
in this game that Lyden of Lewiston was hurl and carried off the 
field. The final score was: W. A. C\, Lewiston, 0. 

The next game was played with Company C, N. G. W* t of 
Walla Walla. The game took place at Colfax on Thanksgiving, 
with four inches of snow on die ground and the thermometer be¬ 
low zero all day. In this game we had a chance to play against our 
old captain, F. M. Low den, who “lined up" against Clemens. Me 
and “Mark*’ broke honors about evenly. The final score was: W. 
A. G. 24; Company C, X. G. W M 0. 

The last game of the season was with Lewiston, on their 
grounds. Neither team scored in the first half. Both teams scored 
in the second half, the score at the close being: W. A, C\, 0; Lewis¬ 
ton, 6, 

On December VMh was given the first indoor athletic enter¬ 
tainment. These entertainments* with a programme consisting of 
boxing, wrestling, club swinging, tumbling, etc., are one of the at¬ 
tractions of the year. The baseball team for this year took positions 
as follows: Gillette, C\; I wans and Winston, I'\; Hooper, first base 

and captain; — - second base; Davies, S. S.; Winston and 

Kvans, third base; Stimcl, Boatright, and - in the field. 

Xo college games were played this year. Xo field day was held 
with U. of 1. tin's year, but we held on the college grounds. May 
2Uih. an open field day. Many outsiders took part, but most of the 
honors were carried off by the W. A. C. students. 

In TT-Ts, Jones, president; Winston, vice president: Corner, 
secretary: Brodie* treasurer: Miimm, field manager. When the 
Spanish-American war broke out Jones enlisted and Hamilton was 
elected to succeed him. The football team lined up with Field. C\; 
Sapp, R. G.; Hyde, L. G.: Clemens and Larkin. L. 1\; Woods, R. 
L: McCroskey and Bueklin, L. K.: Hamilton and Troupe, K. F.; 
Winston. O. P>. and captain; Junes, L. H.; Goodsell, R. H.; Loomi^, 
V. R.: Cummings and Thorne, subs. 

The first game was at Spokane with the Athletic Club. Our 
boys made two touchdowns in the first twelve minutes. I t was jusi 


before the second touchdown that Hamilton had his knee cap 
broken and McCroskey Had his neck seriously injured* but they both 
played through the game* The final score was 1 n to s in favor of the 
W. A. C team. 

The second game was played with Whitman College of Walla 
Walla* Larkin was substituted for Clemens* who had left college, 
and liucklin and Troupe for Hamilton and McCroskey, who were 
injured in the Spokane game* Our team secured three touchdowns 
and two goals* while Whitman made one touchdown. Score: W. 
\. C, 16; Whitman, 4. 

In January the association gave its second annual athletic en¬ 
tertainment with several new and interesting features* The baseball 
team for this year was composed of the following: L* R* Ruther¬ 
ford, C; Winston, P, and captain; W illiams, first base: Crawford.* 
second base: Davies, short stop; Hamilton, third base: ProfL W* A. 
Rutherford and Munim, in the field. 

The first game was played with our old time rival. the U. of L, 
at Moscow, This was the most interesting game of the season. 
After eleven innings the score stood \ to r> in favor of W. A,,C« 
There was a series of games played with Whitman and Colfax, W\ A. 
C. winning two of each three. In the field day W. A, C. won thirty 
six points out of a possible thirty-nine. This was largely due to the 
fact that the U. of J. had lost many men because of the war. 

In Hamilton, president: Goodsell, vice president: 

Woods, secretary: G. M. Palmerton, treasurer: V. E. Williams, field 
manager* The following was the football line up: Hyde, C.; Pool. 
L G,: Cummings. R* G*: Hooper, L. T.; Larkin, R. T. ; Woods, 
R. E*; Sapp, L, E,: Offner, O. B.: GoorfselK R. IL: Palmerton and 
B. E. Mashhurn, L. T*; Hamilton. I\ B, and captain: Clark. Proflf. 
Baker and Clizer, subs* 

The first and only game was played with Whitman on home 
grounds* This was the hardest game our team ever had, which fact 
is shown by the score of 0 to 0. Woods was injured early in the 
game and Clark was substituted, this being the second time in the 
history of W. A* C* football that a sub was used. 

During the winter the association gave another athletic enter¬ 
tainment and Shakespeare*? "Merchant of Venice." both being very 

The students and citizens of Pullman, on one occasion, went to 
Moscow to see a football game between the \V. A. C and U. of L, 
but owing to a “typographical" error they all paid fifty cents and 
returned without seeing a game. 


Early in September, l*ii7, the Quadruple Association of Min¬ 
ing Engineers was formed and officers elected as follows: Presi¬ 
dent, C, II. Goodsell, 'HI; vice president. D, P, Woods, 01: secre¬ 
tary, L, Ti. Gillette, *o1: treasurer, 1. H. Jones, 'op Later Mr, Orin 
Stratton, T8, joined the association, and the next year Mr. P. T. 
Lynch and (■. W, Evans were admitted as members. The object 
of the association is to study the mining anti milling operations, the 
different smelting processes and the treatment of ores as carried on 
at different places in the world: also to investigate the countries not 
yet explored, with the object of ascertaining the probabilities of 
opening up new mining regions. Through the energetic manage¬ 
ment of Mr. Gillette and Mr. Stratton, quite a large library of use¬ 
ful information was collected and the association advertised 
th rough olii the country. I lust ness became so brisk and queries from 
many persons concerning different mining regions so numerous 
that it was thought best for some of the members of the association 
to personally investigate the countries which were exciting public 

In June ^7 Mr. George Evans was sent to the Klondike coun¬ 
try to examine it and to report on the interior of Alaska and North¬ 
ern British Columbia. About this time Mr, J. 11, Jones was sent 
to the Philippines to explore that group of islands and report on 
their mineral wealth. 

Mr. Grin Stratton also took leave and is now situated at Hono¬ 
lulu* lie will report on the minerals supposed to exist in the Sand¬ 
wich Islands* 

Mr* Gillette has been engaged in local work throughout the 
mining region of British Columbia and Washington, lie returned 
last semester and will prepare an elaborate report. 

During the absence of these members there remained only two 
Irishmen and one American to carry on the business* Next year 
Mr. Lynch will visit the tin mines of Cornwall, England, and rela¬ 
tives at Cork, Ireland. Mr* Woods will visit Butte, Buffalo Hump, 
the Seven Devils region, Colorado and Mexico* 

Mr* Good sell will take a trip to lower Africa and South Amer¬ 
ica* As soon as the members have prepared their reports, which 
will be sonic time in the future, a book is to he published containing 
a full account of the mining operations as carried on in different 
quarters of the earth, as well as a description of the promising coun¬ 
tries which have been overlooked. 

There is no doubt but what this will be the most extensive scien¬ 
tific book ever written in regard to the mining industry* 




"The W. A. C\ is destined to become a great educational insti¬ 
tution /’ so says the faculty. Thanks are due to the extinct "Col¬ 
lege Record” and the extant "Evergreen,” both of which have 
played their respective parts in the past and present greatness of 
the aforesaid great institution. History reveals the fact that the 
W. A. C was first opened to the cold unfeeling public on January 
13th, A. 1). 1892, A. L. 5892, at the hour of 9 a. m. 

For the first few days the school was not a success. Why? 
Because there was no "Circulating Medium" whereby a student or 
member of the faculty could ascertain what was being said or done 
by another member of the aforesaid mass of human beings which 
numbered less than thirty persons in alb But cruel fate is not always 
sufficient to keep a good thing down. Our fatherly and motherly 
faculty put their knowing heads together and taxed their faculties 
to the utmost, and as a result of their timely counsel, a meeting of 
the "Young Ideas” was called for January 25. The brains (faculty) 
and gall (of students) "turned out” en masse. The brains expressed 
themselves ami the gall served as audience, due to the fact that the 
gall was rather green as yet in the managing of their own affairs, and 
the faculty served as a "protectorate/ 1 After much discussion, pro 
anti com it was decided that the great and only W, A. C. should 
have a paper—a real college paper with editors-—and here the fun 
began. Everyone wanted the first plum and the "Modern Log Rol¬ 
ler/' as he lobbies an appropriation bill through our state legisla¬ 
ture is only an amateur as compared with those would-be pen push¬ 
ers of After due consideration and a number eff ballots it be¬ 
came evident that a "dark horse” would he the only peaceable means 
of settling the matter. At 12 p. m. a caucus was held and little 
Willie BarkhuiT was duly doomed to be "head push” of the new en¬ 
terprise, which was soon afterwards christened “The College Rec¬ 
ord.” "Willie the Scribe'" was a little home grown article from the 
rural districts of the state and was yet clad in kilt and pinafore, but 
fell as big as a mam The co-laborers on the staff were small chil¬ 
dren, viz.: Cynthia Fariss. Quimhy Merriman and Woodhull Seaton 


Van Doren. Cynthia prepared for the first issue an original article 
called “Co-education." The article has never been plagiarized that 
we are aware oh Seaton prepared a few locals and here is the first 
one: "Please pay your subscription or we shall he forced to sus¬ 
pend publication." Qtiimby secured a publisher and a few sub¬ 
scribers, From this date die college flourished, the paper flourished, 
the editors flourished, everybody flourished excepting the printers, 
Vob 1 Xo. I appeared early in February and was printed on cream 
satin, which has never been paid for to our personal knowledge. 
Originally, it was the design to work only the regular force of edb 
tors, but the plan was soon changed and everybody, the printer in¬ 
cluded, was properly worked. Vob II was edited by Willie Hull— 
a Hale boy from Corvallis, and he did pretty well He had a large 
staff of editors at his disposal, every department being represented 
by a special editor and an assistant (to do the work). This was the 
time when prosperity was on the wane, but the Record kept up ap¬ 
pearances and enlarged to an tf-page paper. During the year the 
management changed a number of times and each time it changed 
the printer became poorer until finally he demanded back pay. This 
was indeed a very bad move for the printer, as the paper suspended 
publication the following day and the printer has been out of em¬ 
ployment ever since. 

Moral: Never demand your wages, if any be due. or you may 
lose your position and the debt besides. 

Iti February, ist*4, it became evident that the future usefulness 
of the ‘‘Grand Old W. A, C." would be "nit*' unless the college paper 
ccmld be reorganized sans delay: so Will Todd, Loring Corner 
and 1\ Brown et ah hastened to the rescue and provided the neces¬ 
sary stimulant for the institution. A meeting of the student body 
was called and as a result Willie D. Todd was given the high and 
honorable position of editor of the "Evergreen,*' as the new journal 
was appropriately christened. Vo!. 1 Xo. ! made its appearance in 
March, ’05, It was a very creditable twelve-page two-column paper, 
supported by a staff of seven editors. Vob II Xo. I came before us 
with lb pages with Freddie C. Dunham at the helm and the staff re- 


duced to live, which number included the fighting editor. Vuh III 
No. 1 is increased in size by two prices and the staff reduced to two 
editors: Willie 'rode! at the pen and Charlie Marlowe as Mephis- 
tophelcs, Cruel fate soon reduced the paper two pages. No* IV of 
Vol. III was edited by Charlie Marlowe as grand scribe, and Davie 
Brodie with the business end of the Evergreen in charge. Hallie 
Jim Doolittle was held responsible for the editorials and meaning¬ 
less college jokes in No. VI Vo). Ml and for the remaining issues 
of the volume. 

VoL IV was carefully edited by Hallie b Doolittle, who, by the 
way. did n great deal, with the assistance of Miss Snyder, Miss lius- 
bev- J. Byrd Winston, Milton Poet McCroskey, and Little Leo 
Totten. But never has the Evergreen been such a glowing success 
as under the management of the staff of Vol. V, with Lord Byron 
Hunter and Little Leo Totten as editors. Della Allen and Orville 
Adams as associate editors, Virgil T, De Witt Talmage McCroskey 
as exchange editor. Funny Fellow Nalder, local editor and poet. 
Willie Martin Van Schaaek Duncan, B. M. (best man), and G. M. 
Palmerton, bicycle agent, Vive Plvvergreen! 


As all good things which come into the work! survive tribula¬ 
tions and guile while they are being ushered into a cold medium of 
reality, so also must the chronicling of this fondling of senior wis¬ 
dom worry itself into the warm embrace of our welcome and fasten, 
if it can, its lender tentacles upon our heartstrings. It is nut alto¬ 
gether chance which leads tis to weave a garment for this promenad¬ 
ing infant. It is rather a duty: it is a heritage which has fallen upon 
us; it is an imperative command; it is necessary and we are glad to 
have the opportunity of recognizing this little mummy and giving 
it a place in our annals. 

Among the great social events propagated and showered upon 
us by our worthy predecessors, we feel sure tins one was the most 
far-reaching, the most profound, and certainly the most active. 
There is nothing in these warsome times which so inspires and feeds 
Lite body patriotic as the tramp, trainp, tramp of many scions — 
even in a promenade—and when we add to it upon tins occasion 
the glitter of the tallow dip. tile bowery odorous with its tar. pitch 
and turpentine, and the strains of Schneider's hand, then surely the 
time lias come for ns to exert ourselves and write a little history. As 
the outline of all we saw and experienced upon this occasion hounds 
about in our thought, we cannot hut again be enthused with the pro¬ 
paganda in hand, for we are easily brought once more into the 
whirl and gyratings of the promenade.. We coyly stand again be¬ 
fore the beadle as he deals to ns the fiery lemonade from the glassy 
depths of the canteen. We <ce the array of guests who have brought 
their happy presence to grace the occasion. The giddy the gay. 
the calm, the sedate, the critical, the thoughtless and the thought¬ 
ful, all are there and at their best. Here and there, also, are har¬ 
bingers not of the student body, for even professors seem to have 
entered the mad whirl and conspicuously vie in the exhilarations of 
the walking match. If is thus we stand, noting the company and 
watching the ladle, ladle out the beverage which makes the walking 
easier, U is here we note also with an abrupt reality the presence of 


a dear old friend. Our old friend is tins senior punch howl. But in 
what different circumstances from those enjoyed when last we met! 
When fast we stood beside its glassy pedestal* its haunt was in the 
old biological laboratory, Lts gruesome task was to curtail the 
creeping microbe and the slimy algae; ils inmost soul was alive with 
toads and lizards, and its nook in the laboratory was fortified by 
students with dirk-like knives and glaring eyes as they reached 
within its portals to split the harmless* festive toads and study their 
anatomy* And as we recognize this last scene and note the trans¬ 
formation which has been wrought, we cannot but sav to ourselves* 
41 How mighty is the god of fortune!" How true it is that the crock 
of today becomes the toga of Bacchus on tlie morrow! 1 Low a garb 
and a decoration added to an humble “lab" jar makes it the trium¬ 
phal fountain to which the class of has pinned its fame for liquid 
hospitality ! The greatest of flood tides always recede to the normal 
shore line* however, and so also — the thought now comes to us— 
that this truant canteen has receded to its old haunts in the labora¬ 
tory and today the little toads again play leap frog in the old bowl, 
Wc spend what time we may with such a friend and reluctantly bid 
him adieu as we pass his fiery gulf with its little tugs and liners of 
lemon rind anchored upon its vermillion depths, and we hurry on 
to other scenes which meet our view. We sec again in our wander¬ 
ings among the company the alignment of our worthy hosts buckled 
in their walking sandals and doing the honors of their heritage. We 
do them homage as we reflect upon the decorative effect their recep 
live row has upon our Stevens Hall brussels and plush. We marvel 
at their versatility and at the generosity with which they ply the en¬ 
tertaining hand. We chronicle the graces and eulogize the effect* 
We wonder if the world will ever treat them less cordially; and wc 
wonder, too* whether we shall ever walk within the immaculate rail¬ 
ing of a promenade debut. We wonder whether it will be said of us 
in some future time* that we changed the prosy glass front of a col¬ 
lege dormitory into a sylvan forest and lighted the bosky dells with 
pillage from the Orient? Whether it will be said of us that vve 
marched our warriors two bv two and filled the woods with enpids 

and die air with strains from the german? Perhaps so. and if we do, 
we wish to have our names inscribed even as this true and worthy in¬ 
scription pays tribute to our worthy predecessors. The scenes and 
acts of childhood, from the moment of our responsibility, honey¬ 
comb our after-memory with details droll and make characters upon 
the gilded page of history. Within onr college halls as years go by, 
there will yet be enacted scenes with details carrying all the droll and 
much of the gilded, and as the chronicler wanders along and robs 
every pleasant memory of some cherished event which some future 
class shall have laid upon the social altar of their alma mater, 
we hope that our worthy predecessors, the class of '09, will then read 
these lines and learn how minutely fair and unbiased has been the 
brief mention of their one great event. And with it all, we wish we 
might have more occasions to credit to the valor and ability of those 
who go before us. We feel that the span of their labors has been 
altogether too short. The sounds of laughter, the joys of hospital¬ 
ity, the associations, the inspirations, the events have been all too 
few. The series of precedents which might win for the golden future 
a well beaten trail and guidance by which future generations might 
walk with ease and confidence is withal difficult to establish; yet as 
we, all of us, have held your hand over the social creations; as we 
have walked in your forest and quaffed at your fountain, we feel 
just a little interested and perhaps a mite responsible for your success 
—or failure. 


Ten Little Seniors. 

Ten grave and revefeiul Seniors, sitting in a stately line* 

One they classified as Junior* ami that left only nine 
Still nine little Seniors, had not one arrived too late; 

He failed to pass all exams and that left only eight 
Eight little Seniors started for graduation heaven. 

One blew out a little lamp Alas ! There are hut seven. 

Seven little Seniors - one with (lying shafts did mix. 

And went whirling round and round and now there are hut six. 

Six brave little Seniors to tn id-yen r exams, arrived; 

And here they found —yon know the rest — and now they numbered live 

hive little Seniors* the thesis world did explore 

Here one gave up in sheer despair* and that left only four. 

Four spry little Seniors, working hard as hard could be — 

How could those cruel quizzes do it ? They left just barely three. 

Three heroic little Seniors braved graduation through. 

One of their heads did swell and burst, and now they numbered two. 

One fighting little Alumnus got him a little gun 
Started away for Manila and left the other one 
Ode little Alumnus, on matrimony had begun, 

And here he found, and very soon* that he his race had run. 



We had had "fine cut." rice, and prunes for supper ami after 
we had watched the last fascinator disappear through the front 
door, and the heart-sick bunch grassers had breathed up the sigh, 
“How sweet the thought, we'll meet again," a general dry sham¬ 
poo was indulged in. to bring the mind and stomach more in har¬ 
mony and pass the time away until seven o’clock would compel each 
one to betake himself to his little den of toil and no one but Brodic 
and the well beloved inspectors could stalk abroad. Stiff collars and 
blouses were then consigned to their rest while sweaters and winter 
garments were invited to assist in the evening's study. The lights 
snon ceased to light and after the usual “lights o—u — had been 
sung to the same old oft repeated tune, little two-candle power 
kerosene lamps were generally set going to keep some keen-edged 
mischief from cutting the tender thread of thought. Once in a 
while a stray bit of steam that had slipped by the close fitting valves 
at the power house, would come hopping into a radiator and send 
a little refrigerated air whizzing through the stop cock into the 
room. But all this was required to keep things in their usual or¬ 
der, Some of the boys had already retired when those more thought¬ 
ful of the morrow were allowed to sing out “Lights o — o — o — n/’ 
just before time for the wink. Xow all the good boys (including 
everything but \\ M. C. A. and S. C L.) retired- Soon Jones be¬ 
came anxious about his door lock, imparted his fears to Hyde and 
went to see about it, but somehow in the dark he unlocked it in¬ 
stead of locking it. and perhaps only I hose included in the parenthe¬ 
ses above can ever explain the reason. A bed leg on ‘‘fifth" had 
become somnambulistic and in its wanderings had thrown itself 


upon the stairway and descended with shrieks and groans such as 
only a bed leg going down stairs can give rise to—enough to strike 
terror into any Proctors soul. Soon after this, two shadows could 
have been seen hovering over Jones' bed, and after one or two mys¬ 
tic signs, Hyde suddenly became heavy and Jones light, but after 
Hyde’s increased weight had thrown Jones four feet into the air, it 
suddenly lost its effect and Jones descended, heavy weight that he 
was, with bended knee to the region where Hyde had his allowance 
of ‘'fine cut” deposited. The back stairs rattled: one or two mat¬ 
tresses throughout the building sank from increased weight and 
some of the hoys, with hunger still haunting them in their dreams, 
chewed bed covers with a vengeance, between snores; while poor 
Hyde realized that Jones’ fears were confirmed and though not 
thirsty, he had Found a spring in the bed* 

So passed the last evening in Old Ferry Hall. It was now past 
midnight and Duncan Dunn awoke with the feeling that bed clothes 
in a tropical climate were a nuisance. I Fe rubbed his eyes and then 
discovered that a radiance shone from his geometry on the table. 
The leaf that contained, "If a plane is perpendicular to one of two 
parallel lines it is perpendicular to the other,'* soon hurst into llanie; 
the result, as he supposed, of too much hard study in the evening. 
His thermometer was slowly rising. It had already passed the de¬ 
merit line and in desperation he thrust it into the water pitcher; but 
here he was seized with an inordinate desire to move out and he be¬ 
gan to put Ids desire into immediate execution* He visited his 
closest neighbors, explained his desires and reasons and soon his 
whole floor had concluded to follow his worthy example. They 
were tired of the rule of "Proctors” and decided to move and move 
quickly. So a crash, mingled with the sounds of hurrying feet and 
a Babel of voices was borne to the upper floor. Bateman rolled over 
and muttered, "Those fellows must be having a deuce of a time down 
on ‘first T Wish they'd let a fellow sleep,” and then another snore, 
but "Ring the hell! Fire! Fire 1 ” brought him to his feet, and al¬ 
though if he had been going to roll some "new \tn' he could have 
found the way out perfectly, he now stood bumping up against the 

wall like the proverbial lodge goat. We non' came out of our holes 
like squirrels in the spring time. We for once had all the heal we 
wanted and could open our doors as wide as we pleased. Some 
grabbed the hose and watched the little stream of H 2 0 pour out 
about as fast as though some one were pouring it in at the other end 
with a*bucket. Others went to the campus to see if ii were really 
going to burn, while most of them became infatuated with Dunn’s 
idea to move. All became so sooner or later, and while this was 
going on many things were done that very closely resembled the 
ridiculous. Of course they were never known, it was only the 
sublime that came to light, Denton Crow was bothered for some 
time about his cuffs, blit they turned up all right and he appeared 
upon the campus in due time in full dress. Hamilton and Mash- 
burn took time to sort their pictures and stack their uniforms in the 
middle of the room. Bateman, as he threw his watch from the third 
story exclaimed, "Catch my watch! 11] bring my bed! 11 Joe Win¬ 
ston threw his wash howl and pitcher from the window while his 
brother Crossen exclaimed with delight as he reached College Hall, 
"I've saved the footballs and the coal oil can!" 

But the leading feature was the "trunk parade." There were 
btg trunks, little trunks, old trunks, new trunks, filled trunks, empty 
trunks, trunks on shoulders, trunks being dragged, and trunks go¬ 
ing down "regardless of cost." Xo one was directing the procession 
and it gave way for no one. Many the toe that was sore from its 
effects. Move and move quickly, was ilie sole pervading idea. Even 
Cummings found there was something he must obey, and moved. 
The beautiful part was. everyone moved in time, and we sat about 
on the campus during the last moments of Ferry Hall and warbled. 
"There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight," without a ghastly 
face appearing at an upper window with a cry for help. 

We were the attraction of the hour. People from town who 
had never visited us before, came running to see us now. The young 
ladies called on us, and old men, who had not run a footrace for 
years, came near killing themselves in their mad rush up the hill. 
At last there was a terrific explosion! Dave had forgotten his de 

merit board arid now Ferry Hall was no more. Wc decided then 
to hold chapel, although several hours early. President Bryan, 
however, was in his accustomed place with his contrary lock of hair 
several degrees nearer the perpendicular than usual. "There were 
others'* with similar locks. Dudes were scarce and negligee shirts 
were in the majority, and upon closer inspection they showed that 
they had all been made from a night shirt pattern. But we were 
all there; some not quite as presentable as we would have liked, and 
after accepting the invitations of our kind town friends to spend the 
rest of the night, we left the chape) and after a last long gaze at the 
ruins of our old “Dorm," and most of our earthly belongings, wc 
wandered off down the hill to find new homes, with kind of a sad, 
longing feeling playing around our hearts. In the morning when 
we had to draw on our wet shoes without any socks, we found that 
the old “Dorm." had not been such a bad place after all and one of 
the poets who had escaped with his muse exclaimed: 

"Things have surely changed, 

That is, so I've been told. 

We used to dress bv the radiator. 

But now, wc dress in the cold P 




In the afternoon of Thursday* the 10th* the faculty, by mutual 
agreement, decided to celebrate the coming end of the four years' 
war which they have been waging with the seniors bv a test of skill 
and awkwardness on the diamond* 

The game was called promptly at Professor Fulmer being 
first at the bat. He knocked McCroskey a fly* which so surprised 
Me that he fumbled the ball and let the professor score, to be ten¬ 
derly borne to the lemonade stand by his friends, Webster made a 
wild two-bagger strike, but got nipped in a cold-blooded commer¬ 
cial manner just before he got to second. Harrow took base on four 
balls, but got a fuse blown out just as he was about to make a com¬ 
plete circuit. Piper took base on balls, anil scored. Heileinan tried 
to reduce the ball to its primitive elements* but had to content him¬ 
self with scoring. Watt clutched wildly at the air with the hat for 


two chances, hut finally struck and boldly scored, and was consoled 
by Miss Howard. Spillman nearly ended Umpire Fudge's career 
with a foul, but raised a crop of one score. hUS0 4 , Whole-arm 
Movement, Three-wire System ami Botany each scored in their 
turn. 1 leileman was given a base to analyze on wild balls, but gave 
up the experiment and went home in disgust. Waller struck a ball 
at a tangent of X over McCroskey, but Me got onto his cosine, and 
caught him out, giving the Seniors the place at the hat, with Whole- 
arm Movement in the box and H>S0 4 behind the hat, 

McCroskey struck wild, took base and scored on wild balls. 
Tannatt took base on business-like curves. Doolittle fouled* struck 
!ly, but was caught out by Piper. Philips' brief but dazzling career 
was ended by light strike, and he, too, was caught out. Miss 1 toward 
rooted till she nearly upset the lemonade stand, and amid mingled 
groans and yells from the crowd, the Seniors again took the field. 

McCroskey threw a curve which gave him curvature of the 
biceps, and Thompson succeeded to the box. Fulmer struck well, 
but Philips nailed the ball. Webster took first on strike, stole second 
on Senior strategy, and very nonchalantly walked over to third, but 
succumbed in the attempt to get home. Darrow made a good 
strike, but McCroskeyV internal resistance was too high, and the 
current failed, giving the professors another chance to try their luck 
in the field. 

During the remainder of the game, to go into the details of 
which would more than consume space and reader's patience, prac¬ 
tically the same tactics were gone through. Botany played him¬ 
self out early in the game, and our venerable Ph. 1). took his place. 
The doctor is a star player and distinguished himself on various oc¬ 
casions. The game went steadily against the aspiring Seniors until 
the end. when the score showed to 1-1 in favor of the facility. 

The most refreshing feature of the day was the lemonade stand, 
which, under the management of Miss Howard, refreshed the play¬ 
ers and amused the crowd, besides assisting very materially in a 
financial way. The great play of the day was made by Tannatt, 
in the last inning, who actually made a home run. Observations and 

criticisms by the crowd were numerous, and a few have been dished 
tip for the benefit of the reader, which are as follows: 

“Bugology (Doane) at the bat, and H a O on deck,” 

Darrow at bat — -"‘Look out or you'll blow out a fuse/' 
"Belshazzar (Egge) at the bat and Logarithms (Waller) on 

“Now get the muscular movement, PURE and SIMPLE/ 1 
“Look out, Darrow, you’ve got three guages on the smoke 
stack, and your voltage is running high.” 

“Watch the chemical reaction on the molecule/* 

“Molecule at the hat, and cabbages on deck.” 

“Don’t hit Watt on the head, or you’ll skin the ball/ 

“Smoke up, Darrow, that's not the origin of species." 





HtAT, light and power plant, 

Song of the Chinook. 

While the world lies sleeping in Winter's anus 
'Neath his snowy blanket of white; 

And the cold, cold spell of his icy charms 
Holds its frozen sway o'er hamlets and farms, 

And the frost glitters keen and bright. 

With a more subtle magic than Winter knows, 

I come up from the mild southwest 
To shatter the spell of the cruel snows, 

And loosen the world front their deadly throes, 

At the bid of my fell behest 

I whirl over hilltop and plain and dale 
In the burst of my h.ev-day glee, 

To banish the reign of King Jioreas hale 
With the furious blast of my sweeping gale, 

And he hastens away from me 

I sway the tall pines in the mountains high. 

And toss their crests in the air; 

Then down to the Jevid plains I fly 
And greet the bare hilts as I whistle by, 

With a promise of springtime fair. 

1 dance o’er the valleys in eddies and whirls, 

And waken the sleeping earth ; 

I kiss the red cheeks of the farmer girls. 

And ruthlessly toss their tangled curls, 

In my blustering, jovial mirth. 

And in my wake, in a jubilant throng 
Come the birds from far and near. 

They hear my voice as I whirl along, 

And hasten with chirp, and twitter, and song, 

To join in the season’s cheer. 

The buttercups hear my airy tread 
And waken up out of sleep. 

And the bright-eyed daisy lifts her head. 

While crocus and snowdrop peep from their bed 
1 Neath their snowy coverlids deep 

All Nature responds to my jovial call 
And welcomes my cheery blast, 

Till all living creatures great and, small 
Leap forth when I banish grim Winter's thrall t 
And Springtime has come at last. 


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At the W. A, G 


Hurry, hurry, toil ami flurry. 

Working for an A. 

He's a little Freshman „ 

As any one would say* 

Hum-, Hurry, toil and flurry, 
Working for a B, 

A proud but anxious Soph. 

As you are sure to see. 

Hurry, hurry, toil and flurry, 
Grateful for a C. 

He’s got to be a Junior, 

As plain as plain can be* 

Hurry, hurry, toil and flurry, 
Working for 11. S. 

Whether he will get it, 

Can any of you guess ? 



Years and years ago, when the class of ’98 lived and thrived in 
the W. A* C, there were two youths of this illustrious class who 
thought themselves “head push" in everything. But many others 
were of an opinion exactly opposite to this. So said a Prep., “Let's 
duck 'em, it'll do 'em good!" and thereupon a conspiracy was en¬ 
tered into by four stalwart hoys to duck the unsuspecting of the 
class of 'ns, 

"O conspiracy, 

Shamest thou to show thy dangerous brow by night, 

When evils are most free? G then by day 
When wilt thou find a cavern dark enough 
To mask thy monstrous visage?” 

This was in the good old clays of Ferry Hall, when boys and 
girls mingled together at meal time in laughter and merriment in 


the beloved dining room, h was <m a Sunday evening after supper 
that the two youths in question strolled leisurely over to Stevens 
Hall with two young ladies. 

The night was dark and dreary, and it is said that cloud bursts 
often occur on just such nights. 

After bidding the ladies an affectionate farewell, the young 
gentlemen returned, going by way of the rear north entrance of the 
Ad. building. Upon the balcony, just above the entrance, were sta¬ 
tioned the conspirators, each with an overflowing bucket of water. 
As they passed by on the walk below the very clouds of the heavens 
seemed to open, and such a downpour of water was a thing entirely 
unexpected. *T1 elpU shouted the victims, as they were swept vio¬ 
lently oil the walk. And oh, those Sunday clothes! Meanwhile the 
perpetrators of the awful josh retreated into the darkness of the Ad. 
building. And the Shakespearean quotations and Biblical exclama¬ 
tions from below resounded with increasing nearness through the 
chambers of the basement. Up, up, sped the miscreants until they 
found themselves in the tower behind a barricaded door. And up, 
up, came the victims, muttering in accents wild and broken. And 
then stillness fell like a buzzard’s feather from the heavens upon 
the people below, A hurried consultation was heard in the hall 
without, in whispers suppressed and tragic. At length retreating 
footsteps told the water throwers that the injured ones had departed 
from the scene of action. Finally, issuing forth from the tower, with 
empty buckets, they were met by a hostile demonstration from the 
victims, who, having provided themselves with a revolver, daw- 
hammer; and an old lantern, came charging up the steps with ter¬ 
rific determination. 

“But oh. what a fall was there T The revolver failed to revolve, 
the claw-hammer failed to claw, and the young gentlemen rolled 
down the steps with motion fearfully accelerated. Gathering them¬ 
selves together in the hall below, they timidly ventured to ascend 
the steps and observe their tormenters, but a palisade of empty 

water buckets from above necessitated a hasty retreat. Whereupon 
all the water throwers made their escape by way of the rain pipe* ex¬ 
cept one poor fellow who in his excitement ran out onto the balcony 
and made a wild leap into the darkness of the night. 

The next day one member of the institution had several scars 
on his face, but where he found them or how lie came by them we are 
yet to learn. The true cause of this trouble was a small lump of 
jealousy that had grown up between the offenders and the offended. 


A Tragedy. 

Hat thief, how could you so cruel lx? 
As to steal that oh! cap from me ? 

The racks and nails are all left hare, 
And now I have nothing to wear. 

For days and weeks I've hung it here, 
Without ever one doubt or fear. 

My rubbers went. Did I complain ? 
Even to walking til the rain 
Without umbrella, which 1 gave 
To you, this same unfeeling knave. 
But tins I can not — will not bear. 

My only hat 1 can not spare. 

O, must I to the major bow, 

And see if he’ll mercy allow ? 

Oh, must 1 wear a hat to drill ? 

I can't 1 l won’t I My heart he still! 
Methinka to dinner I’ll be late, 

O, disaster, thou art my unite! 


And the President spake all these words, saying; i atn Un¬ 
loving father, which hath come out of the land of Indiana, to thee, 
my dear boys and my dear girls: 

1. Thou shall not prefer any college to this one. 

2. Thou must not make unto thyself any "under estimate" of 
the character of thy Profs., neither those that are literary, nor those 
that are scientific* nor any that are connected with this college* for 
thy Profs, are jealous Profs., visiting the iniquity of “undervaluing 
their worth" upon the student, even to his third and fourth college 

3. 'Hum must not consider the extra work given by Prof. 
Barry as vain, for he will mark that student as incomplete that hold¬ 
er h his work as vain. 

4. Remember the Sabbath day to hustle in it: in six days shall 
thou do thy library reading, thy laboratory work and sit upon the 
benches, but the seventh day is dedicated to the Profs,; In it thou 
shalt write all thy essays, copy thy note books and get thy “Shake." 
Bor during six days the Profs, read many books and make wondrous 
observations, but on the seventh day they compile their results, 
wherefore the students are compelled to hustle on that day. 

5. Write long and loving letters to thy parents, that thou 
inavest receive many bank checks from home, and thy days may be 
long within these walls which the legislature hath given thee. 

0. Thou shalt not use ponies in Trig, 

7. Thou shalt not dirt. 

8. Thou shalt not play “rough" in football. 

0. Thou shalt not roast thy Profs, 

10. Thou shall not covet any Senior’s gown, nor his wisdom, 
nor his solid girl, nor his pony, nor anything that is the Senior’s. 

Now may these words abide with you, my children, that you 
may all grow up to he meek Seniors. Amen. 

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“That you do love me, I am nothing jealous/'—Mabel Taylor. 
“Why, man, lie doth bestride the narrow world like a colossus 
— -F, Harrison, 

“In youth when 1 did love, did love, 

Methought it was so very sweet/'—TVof, Webster, 

“Sweet friends, your patience for my long abode/ 1 —Virgil M 

“Love; bis affections do not turn that way."—-Orville Adams. 

“She is importunate: indeed distract. 

Her moods will needs he pitied/'—Our Registrar, 

*T am fearfully, wonderfully made/—Prof, Barry. 

“Who steals my purse, steals trash/'—Chinook Board. 

“Some may come and some may go. 

But 1 stay here forever/—Anna Ellis. 

“Much ado about nothing.'' — Military Department. 

“The liberal soul shall he made fat/' — Prof. Harrow. 

“Much study is a weariness of the flesh.”—Frank Baker 
“What's in a name?”*—William Martin Van Schaack Duncan. 

“1 would the gods had made thee poetical/' — Nalder. 

“The sounding jargon of the school.” —Joint Debate. 

“Oh that this too, too solid flesh would melt/'*—-Cummings, 
“Midnight shout and revelry, 

Tipsy dance and jollity/'- Senior Prom. 

“The old man eloquent.”—Totten. 

“Study to be quiet/' — Dan Smythe. 

“Sweetness long drawn out /-—Anna ( l rimes. 

“He would pun thee into shivers/ 1 — Prof. Spillman. 

“There’s small choice in rotten apples*-—Junior Additions, 

“One may smile and smile and be a villain.” — Prof. Watt, 

"Alas! He is too young/’—Prof. Barnmn. 

"lie lias a face like a benediction/-- — Prof. Shedd. 

“If dirt were trumps, what hands you’d hold!*'—Foundry Student. 
"But this place is too cold for hell!"—W. A. C Chapel, 

"A comedy of errors/*—A “Chem. Lab/’ Note Book* 

"Before I knew thee I knew nothing*"—W. A. C. 

“In truth he is but an infant wearing trousers/’— Prof. Bamum. 
"Nay, you shall find no boy's play here, I can tell yon/*—Senior to 

“You must come in earlier o 1 nights/’ — -The Preceptress. 

“(>. hard condition!"— Physics. 

“I cut it for pleasure/’—Officers’ School. 

"All the learned and authentic follows/'— The Faculty* 

“lie was a man of unbounded stomach."—Goodscll. 

“And thou art long ami lank and brown 
As is tile ribbed sea sand/’ — Prof. 1)—-rr — w* 

“The first in banquet but the Iasi in light” — Class of *0*2. 

“99 44-100 pure/—The Chinook* 


A Query, 

The day is cold, and damp, and dreary, 
But our Professor* never weary 
With his pen sits grimly scratching. 
Wonder what new scheme he's hatching ? 

Hath he some wterd, glionlUh vision ? 
Thinks he of some dire revision 
In his professorial station, 

Of next June's examination ? 

Writes he an order—the old Druid — 

For more of his loved gory fluid. 

With which he, in strokes and shadings, 
Devastates the final gradings? 

My ! But he'd raise Abel's brother 
With my grades, some wav or other. 

If he only saw the column 

I've been scribbling here so solemn, 

Jf he could hut read, 1 fancy 

He would swear in Deutsche and Francais 

I would tell him. but I mustn't, 

It's far safer that I doesn’t. 


Chem. Lab. 

How dear to my heart are the scene*} of the chem. lab.. 

When fond recollections present them to view. 

The acids, the gases, the horrid reactions, 

And all the strange things that Prof. Fulmer knew. 

The test tubes, the bottles, the crude apparatus; 

My lab coat, in which I’m sure I looked swell. 

The cyer-sweet voice of the pleasant instructor, 

And e'en the bad odors which therein did dwell. 

The horrible odors, 

The far-reaching odors, 

Tlie long-lasting odors 
Which therein did dwell. 

That ill-smelling chem, lab. I hailed with great pleasure (nit 1 ). 

As I rushed np the hill so as not to be late. 

I found it a source of an exquisite rapture. 

The pleasure of which no mere words can relate. 

But now far removed from that loved institution, 

I sigh with regret and weep brine tears as well, 

When I go into English or elsewhere in the building, 

And catch a stray whiff of those odors so fell. 

Those horrible odors. 

Those far-reaching odors, 

Those long-lasting odors 
Which nothing can quell. 




There are only two kinds of jokes—a good joke and a Pro¬ 
fessor's joke. 


With football suit and football shoes 
And lots of football hair. 

With football cap, with tassel bright. 

And a football in your care; 

With football phiz and football sand* 

Enough and some to spare. 

You really like it, don't yon. Prof., 

Now tell me on the square. 

Stranger—Who was the man that the President took off his 
hat to just now on the steps? 

Guide — Oh. that was the Major. 


The Freshman is of a verdant hue. 

The Sophomore red; so warm anil mellow; 

'Hie Junior is of an indigo blue. 

And the Senior’s sort of a yellow fellow. 

Student at Dining Hall (pouring contents of water pitcher 
into Ills coffee) — lfere, waiter! What’s the matter with this cream? 

Waiter — Oh. nothing, only the steward forgot to put in the 


"Prof. Spillman/' said Mr. Brodie al parting "I am indebted to 
you for nil 1 know." 

Prof.—"Pray do not mention such a trifle/' 

Dormitory Boarder — I don't mind hash six times a week, but 
when it comes to putting raisins in it and calling it mince pic on 
Sunday, I draw the line. 

Father—If you pass your examination I will pay all your debts. 

Ed. M. — So you want me to study simply for the benefit of my 

Teacher in Public School to Scholar — -Now* Johnny, tell us 
what you know about Croesus. 

Johnny — Please, mum, college students wear 'em in their pants. 

‘'Professor, what has become of Grenville Clarke? Wasn't lie 
studying with the class last year?" 

“Ah, yes, Clarke, poor fellow! A fine student, but absent 
minded in the use of chemicals—very. That discoloration on the 
ceiling—notice it?" 

“Yes/ J 

"That's him/' 

“Look here! This isn't right/' said Miss II— the other day 
in oratory. “How do you suppose you have spelled income?" 

Mr. Totten—1 don't know. 

Miss H.— I-n-c-u-m, 

Mr. T.—That's funny; don't see how I left off that “!>/' 

First Prep.' — -What on earth doe$ them girls wear those big 
black gowns for? 

Second Prep. — So that they can wear their old dresses and no 
one will ever know the difference. 

Professor givibus 
Lon gi lessor uni, 

Boyibus kick!bus- — 

Non want* somorum. 


Boy i bus read thus 
Much Latinorum, 

Professibus givtbus 
Him zeroum; 

Boy i bus get tit ms 
Foori gradoruin, 

Endibns termilms— 

Nonne passorutn. 

A pair on a sofa 

Enjoyed lots of bliss: 

Her small brother saw them— 

They lookcdjustHkethis: 

Pay no attention to the bells. They ring at alt hours to keep the 
classes awake. 

Enthusiastic professor of physics (discussing the organic ami 
inorganic kingdoms): “Now, if 1 should shut my eyes—so — and 
drop my head—so—and should not move, you would say I was a 
clod, but T move, I leap, I run: then what do you call me?” 

Voice from the rear: “A clod-hopper I” Class is dismissed. 

He heard him give the college veil: 

For joy he scarce could speak. 

He murmured, “Mother, listen to 
Our William talking Greek.'" 

Mrs. B.: “Professor, oh, professor! just think. I have swab 
lowed a pin!” 

Absent-minded Professor: “Never mind; here is another one.” 

“What do you think would make a handsome paper-weight for 
the President on his birthday?" asked a student. 

“One of his own sentences/’ was the sarcastic answer. 


A leaf from the Y. M. C A. Handbook: 

7:00 Rise, part hair in middle, 55 minutes. 

7:55 Breakfast* 5 minutes. 

S;00 Skipping class, 00 minutes, 

0:00 Cramming for exam., 50 minutes, 

0:50 Cutting up in back of chapel, 15 minutes, 

10:05 Making excuses to Prof,, 7i minutes. 

10:12| Talking college politics, 1 hour 471 minutes. 
12:00 Dinner at Dorm., 30 minutes. 

12:30 Picking teeth in hall, 30 minutes. 

1:00 Studying tactics, 1 hour. 

2:00 Chinning' girls, 60 minutes, 

3:00 Getting a lesson in Soph. French, ! hour. 

4:00 Disturbing students in chapel, l hour. 

5:00 "Lieut.V* little sojer boy, 00 long minutes. 
6:00 Supper, 1 hour. 

7:00 Raising the deuce, 5 hours, 

12:00 In the arms of Morpheus. 


Beware of those which desire to walk in long robes! 

They say and do not; they hind heavy burdens and grievous to 
be borne; all their works they do for to he seen of men: they enlarge 
the borders of their garments: they love the chief seats in the syna¬ 
gogue and to be called or men Rabbi Rabbi! 

Consider the Seniors how they swell: they toil not; neither do 
they study, but 1 say unto you that Solomon in all his glory w:ls 
not arrayed like one of these. 

Moral: Don’t put a fifty dollar saddle on a twenty dollar horse, 
—josh Billings. 


(Conducted by Cousin Marion.) 

How do you all do. my dears? It has been a long time since \vc 
communed together and 1 am sure from the pile of letters on my 
desk that you have something to say to me. What a delightful 
month June is. What a freshness in the air and a crispness that 
makes us all Feel good. But you do not care for preface when there 
is so much more interesting matter, so I turn to the big pile of 
letters from cousins in every part of this United States of ours. 

The first on the list is Bess M, of Pullman, Wash,, who has no 
sweetheart and wants me to tell her how to get one. The only and 
true way for a girl to get a sweetheart is to wait patiently till he gets 
her. P. S,—Pm glad you have succeeded. 

Florence—You showed courage and pariotism in consenting to 
let him go to war. It was of course inconsiderate in Ids friends to 
advise him to go. However, as he will return, it doesn't matter. 

Lin me G.—We cannot undertake to supply you with outlines 
for essays. We would advise you to begin at once on something 
of your own; on any live subject. 

Mabel T. — I believe that Rosalia would make a desirable home, 
but ] do not like to give advice about such matters. 

Daisy B.—The best known remedy for freckles is the applica¬ 
tion of postage stamps on the face over night. In the morning re¬ 
move the stamps gently and the freckles will have disappeared. 

Ollie L. — It is perfectly right for you to talk with him in the 
chapel, if you wish. So long as you both understand there is no need 
to care what others may say. 

Gertrude — -Your suggestion about entertaining the Y, M. C 
A. at a whist party is a good one. Personally, I prefer fan-tan, but 
choose that which pleases most of your members. 

Annette—Yes, it is quite proper for two young ladies to- go to 
Snake River with two gentlemen, but a chaperone should accom¬ 
pany the party, at least as far as the water's edge, 



Kitty — You failed to semi stamp for reply. We cannot answer 
by mail unless postage is enclosed for the purpose, 

Lueyle — l do m>l consider it an impropriety for you to permit 
a young gentleman to hold your hand, if it is done in the presence 
of the preceptress or an elderly lady. 

There’s the last one* my dears* and I hope you will be pleased 
with the answers. Some of you who are not answered separately will 
find replies to your questions under other signatures, for bless your 
hearts, dearies, you all want to know pretty nearly the same things. 
By by till next year. 


(By Unde Si.) 

Van and Ed,*—No! 1 am decidedly opposed to boys of your age 
learning to smoke. The young ladies were perfectly right in refus¬ 
ing to allow you to walk on the campus. 

Virgil—When your lady friend is visiting in the city it is very 
kind and thoughtful of you to offer your company for any affair that 
may take place. 

F. Fielding N. wants to become a poet and sends some of Ins 
verses as samples. W ait patiently, my dear, lor ten years yet* and 
in the meantime study the poems of the great poets. Yours are not 
nearly so bad as some 1 am asked to judge. 

Mr. Bn-ch — The best way to overcome bash fulness is to forget 
self. Cultivate the company of the young ladies and they will help 
you to overcome any timidity which you may feel. 

L, O. M.—Yes, it was very wicked for you to clap your hands 
when the President announced that the minister would conduct the 
devotional exercises, but you will go to heaven just the same if 
you arc careful not to do it again. 

S. I f.—You did right by not ordering the gown. A dress suit 
is much better, for it may be worn longer and upon all occasions, 
while a gown would be of no value whatever to you, either before or 
after graduation. 

I 7 , F, N.— Your question was rather a puzzler, but 1 think 1 can 
answer it. In the study of entomology we find that the males are, 
as a rule, more highly colored than the females. The coloring is sup¬ 
posed to be for the purpose of rendering the male more fascinating 
in the eyes of the female. Now, just what freak of nature has caused 
it 1 cannot say, but I believe, yes, [ am firmly convinced that your 
case is the Same as that of the butterfly. Your hair is not red for 

A. T, W, —You were wrong in speaking to the young lady m 
the library and the librarian was justified in calling you to order. 
If it were necessary for you to speak to her you should have written 
her a note, folded it neatly, and handed h to the librarian with the 
request that as a personal favor, she deliver it to the young lady for 

W. D. O.—1 do not believe the tall gentleman who calls at her 
borne so frequently really intends to make himself your rival. IIis 
calls are probably of a business character, 

Ed. M,—Yes, but although ladies' company is indispensable to 
you, you should be true to your absent lady love. 


A stands for our friend Adams, 

Of auburn-haired fame. 

He’s nothing but a Freshman, 

But lie’ll get there just the same. 

B stands for Boyle, a young lady 
Who came here from Walla Walla. 
Whenever she goes to the city 
You’ll soon see Larkina follow. 

C is for Carrie Cogswell, 

A girl from Oakesdule town. 

If nothing ever happens. 

Some day she’ll win renown, 

D must stand for Duncan, 

The longfellow of school — 

If you ever want to see linn. 

Bring along a box or stool. 

E um&t stand for J. B. Evans, 

Who, by Fate’s stern decree. 
Buried the gory hatchet 
With Bess McKay, I see. 

F surely stands for Fincher, 

And it is no abuse 
Of truth to say that she will die 
If Henry e’er Knox Luce. 

G is of course for Goodsell, 

Quite commonly called FaL 
But on the gory gridiron, 

He’s the hoy that can stand pat. 

II for Hamilton will do, 

And they say all over town, 

That in his course at co 1 lege 
He's getting done up Brown. 

I is no one’s initial 
Of whom just now I think, 

So I’ll just pay this tribute 
To the memory of red Ink 

J is for Jones, the soldier 

Who templed Death’s grim jaws, 
And oil the field of battle 
rpholds his country’s cause. 


While K for Keith seems fitting* 
Amt almost Miss McKay ; 

They’re both as nice young Indies 
As you'll meet any day, 

L is for Laird T Olivia* 

Who every day doth go forth 

To the chapel with George Tvvans* 
To practice songs* and so forth, 

M just stands for Morrison, 

And tor McCroskcy, loo ; 

And, speaking of your couples, 

I guess that they will do, 

N dearly stands for Nalder, 

Whose nickname here is Jinn 

There’s nothing very special 
That we might say of him, 

O stands for his friend Gutman 
Who, almost every day* 

While going home from college, 
Finds a Daisy on the way, 

P is for Pohle, another 
Who, for the battle's din, 

Has left his home, and country, 
And school, and friends* and kin, 

<*> is the high Quality 
Of learning that can he 

Imbibed from the professors 
At the W, A, C* 

And R must be for Rutherford 
The dashing baseball crank ; 

And also in B company 
A corporal by rank, 

S stands for Susie Spaulding, 

Who is by no means glum ; 

But still we always notice 
She’s able to keep Mumm, 

T is for Major Totten, 

Who spends full many days 

And nights in bliss exceeding. 

At the residence of Miss Hays, 


U — well its for Under* 

Graduates, you know ; 

You'll find tlicm cn Llie campus 
Wherever you may go. 

V is for Van Daren, 

A reverend senior I My ! 

When he just gets his sheepskin 
Hell tower to the sky. 

While W for Woods stands — 

He never sheds a tear 
Of any grief or sorrow 
As long as Clco's near. 

X is for the Xtrn 
Joshes of the place, 

Which could not be inserted 
In this, for lack of space. 

Y is Young's initial, 

A rather nice young man, 

Who bellows in the Glee club 
As often as he can, 

% is alone for Zuuiwalt, 

Corporal of Company A, 

Who wasn’t altogether G ( u ) ileless 
Last winter, so they say. 

Patrons, Attention! 


To be cribbed next year by the 
“Little Chicks" of 'Gl f our enemies 
and immediate successors* 

Rich old yokes will be plagiarised from 
The Chinook, Vol. f? striking anecdotes 
And bri Giant literary scintilla lions will be 
Filched from the almanacs, and other 
Prominent features will be condensed 
From the catalogue of the coUege. 


*Cautton: Do not confuse with Y* M* C A. hand book. 

Our Thanks. 

Before I am stowed away for future reference, and while there is still a warm 
place for me in your hearts, and a feeling of gratitude for this reminder of college 
days, allow me io call your attention to a few of my friends who have been help¬ 
ful in making me what I am. 

Ill doing this I would express my (dneerest thanks to Professor Fulmer, 
whose interest and assistance have made the Annual possible ; to the Junior Class, 
for its hearty support, and to those members of other classes, who have so kindly 
helped in many ways. To the staff artist, however, ami to the board of editors 
and business manager does the largest part of the credit belong. They have stood 
by me faithfully* willing and eager to undertake whatever task was assigned them. 
My wish is that succeeding Annuals may find as many friends and supporters. 

Tiik Chinook. 

J. J. Staley, President 

W. V. Windus, Vice President 

D. F. Staley* Cashier 


Pullman State Bank 



Place Livery 

Feed and Sale Stable 

We Buy Oats, not whips- Consequently 

We H ave the most stylish turnouts in the city 
Prices Reasonable 



The Place to buy 

-^F URNITURE, Bedding and General Supplies 

is at 


Dealers in 

Hardware, Furniture. Vehicles, Implements 

77horouy/t/p fitted 

and yfcti/lt/ ^furnished 

97?* C. 7>rue, fProp. 

Urue’s jfcotel 

TPutlman, Wash. 

Special ffiates to ^Parents and Students of the 9lf, J*f< C. and J. of S. 

Bragg & Reed, 


Slock Fresh Prices the Lowest, 

For o Shave 

Kou. jeyburg. 


Hewt Kmployv'd. 

Murray Henry runsthc 
Maine Restaurant 

To the satisfaction of all Guests. 




Eeed & Sale 




Ice Cream and 

Soda Fountain 

J. C. MILLER, Prop. 






Qu eens wa re, 

Slop Pails 
and all 
Needed to 
Fit up Your 

Best line 
Razors and 
Pocket Knives 
in Town, 

Every one 

If not Good 

We Replace, 

Headquarters for College Supplies. 





We art Headquarters lor the 

Professional and Amateur Photographer 

Eastman’s Kodaks Manhattan Cameras 

Vive Cameras Poco Cameras 

Adlake Cameras Premo Cameras 

A complete stock of Dry Plates. Printing Out Papers, 
Chemicals and Appliances always on hand 

Send for Catalogues 


Our line of Hammocks this Season Prices, Rock Bottom 

is handsomer than ever Send for our Hammock Catalogue 

SHAW & BORDEN CO. ’“fcr.K" Spokane, Wash. 



/^Hirjuf&cturers of - 

Half-Tor^e 0uts, 

reproduction* q f 

(Allege <5>Ketel>es. 


(§IIegeJour'nali.a^Bo 0 |^ i 

Reproductions of Pepw)d|nK ? 
dftw ir$s. (ra^oi?. Scr i pt. Aut^r&pt) [e lte&& 

1^3 vg liege ©uiiaiims, 

copies of ArcffitecfurAl.Scieotj/ie-^ 
ai)d oH>er Drawing, 


• n' ■ arjd 

jortrditscjtbe faculty 

printed, to bind io (glle^e BookysfJou rivals. 

(all (ards-Memi (ardaDaoeeOrders- 
Artistic programmes. 
Irritations J 






E14 Aiill Street. - Spokane, Washington* 

Smith & Thompson, OerUiug, 
A ms worth, Keller, Trocuiner, 
Becker, Queen & Kohlbuscb, 


Baskin's Gasoline (complete 
line), Brown’d, I^oiiergau & 
Calkins 4 , Denver Fire Clay 


Taylor's Hand Crusher, Bos- 
worth, bulb power and hand, 
VVelhered *s> 

Let me quote you prices before you send east for an outfit. 

111. <S. jfudson, 

Commencement Sanitations 

an& programs. 

jCandscape and Wtetv 

Society? programs. 


College printing of all ltiii&s 

Pf complete lino of C’o/toyc anti City 

21/cios a hoops on hand. 

a Specialty. 

BUen Bros., 

Colt ope 21/c to 2flotA a Specialty. 

printers anb pnblisbers. 

Sec Jftn n uah 

publishers of tbe Pullman 



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Pullman** pioneer pa^cr. 



Granite HI ode, Cor, Riv er side Ave. 
and Washington, Spokane, Was Pi. 

Agents for... 


The Celebrated Waldorf Canned Vegetables and Preserves 
and Fancy Line of Groceries* 

Send for Prices. 

Kodaks Jioo to $31oo. Cameras $2.Jo to $50.oo. 

A full line ol Photographic Mai trials of every descript ion always on hand. 

Send for Catalogue, 

John W* Graham & Company, 

Wholesale and retail dealers in 

Books, Stationery, Office Supplies, Wall Paper, etc. 

Photographic Supplies. Spokane, Wash* 




Ladies' and Gentlemen's Furnishings 
and Fine Footwear a Specialty, 

We have recently located here with one 
of the choicest and most carefully selected 
Stocks to be found in Eastern Washington. 

We are at all times kept in touch with the 
Eastern Markets, and in our Store will be 
found the latest Novelties. 

We pay strict attention to the wants 
of student sin our 


And Students intending to attend the 
fall term will find it to lheir advantage 
to dvfer their purchases until arriving here* 

We sell on a very close tnargit, 
and strictly for cash. 

We will take pleasure in submitting samples and prices. 

Yours very truly, 

Tolmie Rose Co. 

This Institution prepares young men and 
women, in a thorough manner, for 
business life, 

A high standard is required for graduation, 
and this insures the success of its students. 

Our teachers are practical and energetic* 
and the business and moral tone of the 
school is of a high order. 

Write for Catalogue, 

H, C BLAIR, Principal, 

Corner First and Post, SPOKANE. WASH* 

“Cold Stuff” 

That is 

“Hot Stuff” 

May sound paradoxical, but the 
Hazelwood Ice Cream, made by the 
Hazelwood Co,, Ltd., of Spokane, 
and sold in Pullman by the Pullman 
Candy Kitchen, is the very purest, 
smoothest, richest and best Ice 
Cream in the whole northwest. 




4 Agricultural Implements 

r Studebaker Vehicles 
Thresher Supplies 

Also a FULL LINE of 

Bridal Veil and Native Pine LUMBER 

At Prices to suit the times 



Atr Cushion Chairs of latest styie^^We make a Specialty of 
BATHS, Hot and Cold 

SOAPS. STRAPS. BRUSHES, RAZORS Razors honed for Private Use 


...General Merchandise 

Call and be convinced that we carry the Best of everything in the city 




If you are not, Call and Sec Us 

We carry the best selected line 
erf Furniture in the country, also 

Picture Moulding, Sewing Machines 
Linoleum, Carpets 

Funeral Supplies, Undertaking and Embalming 
All Orders Promptly Filled VASSAR & SONS 

mo Chinamen 

Hbco. X. IDaris, ftroiVr 

tLbe palace Ibotel 

Pullman, THlasbtngton 

Is a Nice Home for Nice People, and Up to Date 

See uur Bill of Fare for a Complete Directory of the City Official*. Business* College, Lodges. 

Schools* Churches. Etc. 


Post Office 

Cigars, Tobaccos, 
Soft Drinks. 

£v[ews Stagd. 

Murray Henry. 

Wholesale and retail dealei 
in all the 

Best Brands of Cigars. 

Pullman, Washington. 

Bools owl sooes Mode ond deponed. 

Best Material and Workmanship, ' 
Uowest Prices. 

Shop on Main St. A. WIN DUS. 

<iuiek aiui LqsE 
H urban: em- 
ployed at 



or Hair cm. 

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rons always so 





Tropical Fruit, 




AH Work (Iiinmnltieri 
Pfrnt Cliiwfl, 





All Photographic Materials, 

School Supplies, Drugs, Chemicals, 
Toilet Articles and Sponges. 

Si Thu- L i no jf Pcrfamcrv aud Druggi&ls’ Sundries. 

— Smperial Studio, — 

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97fo$cow, Jfdaho. 

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Capital $ 60 , 000 . 00 , 

The First National Bank 

Pullman, Washington. 




The HUB Clothing House \ |[][ p||[| Jfl ffl| 

Agents for the Celebrated 


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Cull and get our Prices 

li e Guarantee u Perfect Pit 

Remember the PI nee 

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Devoted to the Local interests of 
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and Dealers in 

payers’ Supplies 

427 Riverside Avenue (Old TuJl Block) 


The Pullman Candy Kitchen 

Is the place 
to go for your 


Cold Drinks 
Ice Cream Soda and 
Ice Cream 

A Specialty made of Fine Home Made Candies 


and we can Sa ve you 
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we keep 

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We siho keep Choice 

Imported and Domestic Cigars 

ffl Virrnv) Tbenni.... 

Groceries, Cobnccos 
an£> jftne confectioners 

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jFrrr to all si>tubmts 

^tT'HE services of a gentleman well ac- 
quainted with the city to assist all those 
desiring private board or room in secur¬ 
ing the same. ** j* Upon arriving, you are in¬ 
vited to come direct to the store of E. S. Bur- 
gan and we will see that you secure comfort¬ 
able accommodations at reasonable prices.*,’ ** 
All inquiries will be cheerfully answered. ■ ** 
Young men will find our Cadet Uniform die 
best and cheapest.** j* We also carry a com¬ 
plete line of Clothing and Gents* Furnishing 
Goods. ** i* We also have a large and elegant 
line of Dry Goods and Ladies^ Ready-Made 
Wear, including everything from Pins to the 
latest style Wraps* J* «.* Our Shoes make up a 
strong department dress shoes for everybody* 
All goods guaranteed just as represented, and 
prices as low as the lowest. ** ** ** Hoping to 
meet and serve you, I am ** ** j* ** «.* ** ** 

** *4 ^4Your Friend,** ** E, S* BURGAN. 

Commission of Technical Instruction, provided for under the pre¬ 
vious act, was superseded by a hoard of five regents, to whom the 
management of the institution was intrusted. Section V, providing 
for the appointment of a commission of three for the selection of a 
location for the college and stipulating: First, that none of the com¬ 
missioners should be from east of the Cascade mountains; second, 
that the college should be located on or before July 1, 1891, in some 
county east of the Cascade mountains, and third, that the college 
should not be located in any county already having a state institu¬ 
tion. Sections X and XI, accepting the land grants of Congress, 
whereby the college became the beneficiary of the 90,000 acres of 
land for the endowment of the Agricultural College, and the 100,000 
acres for the endowment of the School of Science. Section III of 
this act also reaffirms the intended scope of instruction in the fol¬ 
lowing words: “The course of instruction of the Agricultural Col¬ 
lege and School of Science shall embrace the English language, 
literature, mathematics, philosophy, civil and mechanical 
engineering, chemistry, animal and vegetable anatomy and 
physiology, the veterinary art, entomology, geology, and politi¬ 
cal, rural and household economy, horticulture, moral philosophy, 
history, mechanics, and such other sciences and courses of instruc¬ 
tion as shall be prescribed by the regents of this institution of learn¬ 

It might be remarked in this connection that the functions of 
the college and its curriculum are further defined and prescribed by 
the statutes of the United States. 

The location commission provided for above consisted of Gov¬ 
ernor Black of Everett, A. H. Smith of Tacoma, and S. B. Conover 
of Port Townsend. 

The first meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order 
at Olympia by Lieutenant Governor Charles E. Laughton, on 
April 22, 1891. Governor Laughton announced that he had ap¬ 
proved the bonds and received the oath of office of the following 
named regents, viz.: Eugene T. Fellowes, Spokane; George W.