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Righto, Mississippi ANTI-FRATERNITY regulations applying . to state educationa l institutions in M iss;~sippi, have been repealed in a law passed by f le Mississippi legislature. It is expected that raternit' . Ies Will return next fall to th e campu ses Of . 0 f M'ISSISS!ppl . . . ancI t I1e 'Jif'IS · . the D,,·IVerSity ISS!pp'1 A • & M. College. tl With the lifting of the a nti-fraternity ban in lat State, South Carolina alone remain s as a bl ack . 1'h pot on the fratern ity map of Amenca. C e ~ttempt two year ago to repeal the South Sarohn a law failed by just eight votes in the I!enate after the bill had been passed by the lower 0 i ~ e. If the law denying stud ents at State llslJtut'Ion s t I1e advantages and privileg s enJoyec . I 1 ~~ their fellows at other in stitutions within the in a.te, the fraternity men of outh arolina must tl dl(~ate to their representative their feeling on le C}U es t'Ion . Sentiment fo r th e rep a l of the 1aw ret p · s on the fraternity men of the State. S 1 Rappa Phi is particularly interested in the . . . . p 1 outh Ca 1. ro ma SituatiOn for It was tn t 11e a11 lett 0 t t . . C I( a e, m quamt old harl eston, t11at p·1 a~pa Ph i made its first faltering teps as a 11 ational fraternity. Too th e regtil ation has in te ' t.J n·ed . that grand old chapter of Sigma at the Pi~ersity of South Carolina, which has given appa P hi some of its strongest leaders.

l\ fay the day be quick in comi ng when South Carolina, too, wil.l follow fississippi and remove the last remaining stain on the f raternity system .

Jazzing Up Education ROFESSOR \iVILLT t\M J. NEWLIN, of Amherst, viewing the tendency of modern days, giv s ex pre ion to this sentiment, "\ \ ' e mu st jazz up education with a lipst ick and rouge." The difficulty with the times i that o much jazz has sound ed in the ears of youth that it is seldom the beautiful harmonies of the verities of life are audible. There has been too much of the freedom of youth, who has stormed the fortress of education and demanded in positive tones "Gimme, gimme." This a ll giving and no re~ turning is bad practice, especially is it bad for those who receive, and give nothing in return. Youth shou ld be taught to see that the thing of the old, often scorned and laughed at, are sacred and worthy of consideration of men big a nd strong. Youth should be taught respect for the dignity and worth of the trad ition and hi story of the past, which offer direction into the paths of fuller living. Pi Kappa P hi i an institution built on these everlasting virtues of human cond uct. Its in -


Tr-r E ST A R AND LAM P of Pr KAPPA Pr-rr spirati on li es in broth erh ood, nob ility, and strength of character. It itself is an ed ucati on in the wo rthy things and its p rin ciples teach loyalty to truth and adherence to the things that matter. Young brothers in P i Kappa P hi , in these days of storm and stress, when often it is easy to accept the conveni ent, give th ought to th e prin cipl es of abiding strength , and hold fast to th e lasting in preference to th e fl eeting. Seek truth for truth 's sake, and live ri ghtly for right's sake. ~11.!..




New Chapter Homes


N thi s issue reference is made to th e three chapters, whi ch by determinati on and pluck, have acquired homes. Th ere is th e new house at O mi cron, pi cture of whi ch appears on another page, and there a re th e news stori es regarding the purchase of a house by th e broth ers of E psil on and P i. As we have prev iously remarked the acquiring of realty on th e part of our chapters is ample indi cati on of th e virility and g row ing power of our organi zation. This hou se purchas ing is stea di ly g rowing among our chapters and we hope to soon see the day when every chapter in the F raternity wi.l l be li ving beneath its own r oof. Th ose broth ers, who have longed to see their chapter buy "a place," should take courage from these two incid ents. T ackl e th e job with a determin ati on and see it through, stay with th e problem unti l it is settled and th ere should be no stopping. Th ose chapters whi ch have been abl e to purchase property are to be cong ratulated. These have been made with out aid from the Supreme Coun cil but the day is not far di stant wh en th e F raternity should cr eate an endow ment fund whi ch will provid e assistance to worthy chapters seeking their own homes. O ur progress in many ways has been remarkabl e and surely thi s is the new step in our developm ent.

Endowment Growing


RI NG the few years since th e adoption of the plan to invest a ll receipts for S·r.\R ANn LAM P subsc ripti ons in a perman ent fund whi ch in tim e wi ll bear suffi cient interest to pay for th e printing of th e magazin e, that fund has

steadil y grown. T oday it totals $ 15,000. ']'hiS issue is notabl e, therefore, in that it is th e first one whi ch the in te rest on our STAR AND L., ~il' in vestments would pay for. Wh en the fund has g row n suffi ciently to care for the magazine expense, a part of th ese receipts might be di verted to anoth er endowment fund to .l end aiel to house fundin g corpor ati ons or other pl ans approved by the Supreme Coun cil or board in control of the f und . But it is still necessary to build T HE S·rAR AND L AMP fund to almost fou r times its present total to provide for fo ur issues a year. A p racti cal and vital point here is that there ar e between eight and nine hundred alumni wh o ar e not subscribers, whose subscripti ons would boost the fund between $8,000 and $9,000. s our plans mature, we expect to ma ke th e m agaz in e more and more interesting and serviceabl e to the F raternity. It is the Ed itor 's desire, and that of all of us, that 'l'n F. S'l'AR AN D LAMP become indi spensabl e to th e alumnus as well as the undegra duate. Yotl who read thi s can help also by interesting these older alumni and securing their checks for $10 for life subscripti ons. As soon as th e magazine is on an entirely independent bas is, th e F rater· nity can take rapid strides and accompli sh bigger things for its membership.

Our New Directory


HE new directory, containing a compl ete lisl of members of the fraternity, is ready for di stribution. A fter m onths of painsta king eff ort on th e pa rt of Broth er George E. Sheetz, execu· ti ve secr etary, th e book has come from th e press. In the past, simil ar books have been issued but we venture to say that nothing as comprehensive as th e new eli rectory has ever before been a ttempt· eel by P i Kappa P hi. This is an enterprise that should merit the full support of th e fraternity. Th ere are doubtless some errors in the li sting and it becomes th e dutY of every brother to correct these errors by com· muni cating with th e central offi ce. The directory, w hich contain s m or e th a n 300 pages and i of conveni ent pocket size, should ]~c 1n the possess ion of every P i Kapp. Its pri ce 15 reasonable and Broth er S heetz has made a bar· gain offer of a free book to th e broth er sending· in an ord er for at least ten copi es at one time.








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has been a great dea l of in vestigatJO n of our educationa l in stitu tions in the tl1 . past few yea rs to dete rmine j ust what 1 e r purpose or mi ss ion is and to determin e lo IV 1lat ' 'L'J ex tent they a re fulfillin g tha t purpose. lei ~eport of th e Da rtm outh commi ttee wo rking 0 11 11 t s Probl em has set th e seri ous mind s of the count ry t0 tl . . . . · lJnk111g and to woncl enng JUSt what IS th e re I a, d . a pur pose of th e g reat mass of co ll eges ' l U111 V . • ers1t1 es in thi s co untry. It may take year s t o formul a t e exacti y iu t ' 'V ]lat · · of o ur m ass eclu cat 1.0nal IS th e real p urpose . We syst em , but w 1t ho ut a cl ear cut p urpose a da re. trave lin g in th e cl a rk, driftin g a iml e sly 11 b With no de finite sta ndard u pon w hi ch to ase s uccess or fa ilure.


Sderi ous th o ug ht a lo ng thi s lin e nat ura ll y 1 · · aea s to tl1e q ues tiOn of o ur fr at ern1ty. \ Ve a rc s definite p art o f t hi s imm ense edu ca ti o n;J ] ·Yste m·• w't lt . . J I 1 wen ty-nm c ac t1 ve c 1a pter s we 11 l ll st p lay a de finit e part in th e edu ca tio nal P i rogra 111 · J us t w hat pa rt do we p lay, a nd w h at ? .. s our p cl urpose. U nl ess we h ave a def1n1 te, ear cut . . llli SS ion, we are nothin g bu t a g r oup

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o f r oo min g houses, an d t he na me fraterni ty is a fa rce. Ju st w hat is our purp ose? Society, development o f persona li ty, re li g ion, fri ends hip, a better place to li ve w hile in co ll ege, di sciplin e, a nd ma ny other p hases enter into w hat mig h t b e ca ll ed our purpose, bu t w hi ch t aken indi v id ua ll y or co ll ecti ve ly do not g ive us a clear concept ion of our mi ss ion. Coul d we not better say t ha t t he fraternity is a proj ect in vo luntar y edu ca ti o n ; t h at our pu rpose at t he base is ed ucati on, pa ra ll el to th at of o ur uni ver sit ies bu t at tackin g th e probl em fr om a di ffe ren t a ng le? \ V c are a g ro up o f m en vo lun ta ril y ed ucat in g ourselves to a be tter and more useful li fe. T hi s purpose we beli eve to be a so u nd co ntr ib uti on to edu cati on. T he q uest ion th en nat ura ll y arises, a r e we ful fill ing our p urpose? 'l'h e a nswer to th a t res ts in th e heart o f every P i Kappa P hi . H he is s in ce rely do in g hi s best, a nd b uil d in g in to hi s so ul t he real Ji ve idea ls of courage, loya lty, obed ience, honesty, a nd good- fell ows hip, we a re fulfillin g our p urpose.

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t here ca me un hera lclecl, un a nn o un ced a nd need in spiration, j ust when folks begin to modestly Ji m my T hom pson. We kn ew h e th e teachings of un elfi shn ess, and ca me from an o ld So u t h ern fa mil y a nd fr om a \voncJe doubt 'f . . c r I. th ere reall y 1s any such thmg, there Chri stia n hom e. r on, es a m a n wh ose life is s uch th a t fa ith is INc kn ew we liked h im, a nd so we b id him . . r eb orn a nd t1red . hea r ts b cat O ne ra in y cl ay, ju st be fore takin g a q ui z, h e henewed . • h ope IS -\~PPll y o nce mor e. Ju st s uch a ma n is J a mes made us g lad by acceptin g t he go ld a nd w hil e · exa 11 de r Thompson, A lpha-Beta's a rchon. p in. T h en we Jet it go at th a t . He was o ne a ln the darkest hour of A lpha-J1eta, when as of t he pledges, to go t h ro ug h th e mill a long ~ new ly establi shed nati onal, w ith ~nl y t hree w it h th e r est. len co . . . . B ut as we look back over t he m onth s sin ce f mpetm g w 1th eig htee n old fr at ermt1 es or new m a t en·a l, only a few sh ort year s ago, that r a in y day, as we think of th e blu e 111 0 _

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Epsilon Purchases Home HE a mbi t io n of E p sil on Chapter a t D av idson Coll ege wa r eali zed A pril 30 whetl a chapter ho use was pur chased. I<'or m o nt hs, t h e broth er s at .I av icl so n and th ose at Charlot te, m emb er s of t he Cha rl otte Alumni Chapter , had pl ann ed and dev ised sc hem es w her eby a ho use coul d b e acq uired. At a meet in g o f th e Cha rl ot te lumni Chapter, a t w hi ch we re r ep rese ntat ives fr o m E ps il on, it was dec ide I to p roceed w it h t he p urchase of t he P r octor resid ence an d t ru stees including Br oth ers 'J' . S. He nd er so n, \ V. H . Neal, Barn ett Garri so n, R a lph K. R obin son, a nd Cald weii P. j ohn sto n, m em be r s o f th e alumni chapter and of a lumni of E p sil o n, we re ap pointed . Arra ngeme nts wer e m ade fo r r a is in g th e necessa ry fun d a nd o n A pril 30 t he deal was cl osed. T he new hou se is ideall y locat ed for a chapter ho m e. It a dj o in s th e co ll ege campu s on t he m a in treet of th e v illage a nd is in close prox 11111 ty to t he co ll ege a nd th e t ow n . T he house co nta in s eleven r oom s a nd is co nsid ered exce ll ent for chapter ho use purp oses. I t is at pr ese nt occ upi ed b y a local fr at ernity a nd E p sil on w ill obta in possess ion at the cl ose of the coll ege t erm. Eps ilon is am ong the fir st of the fra ternitieS at D av id so n t o acq uire hou se property. T he p la n evo lved last fall of er ectin g a g r o up of house. o n coll ege pr oper ty a nd t hroug h co ll ege a iel d id no t m at eri ali ze w h en oppositi o n ar ose am ong so m e of th e fr a t erniti e . M os t o f th e frate rniti es des ired to acquire th eir ow n property a nd E p s il o n we nt into th e lead by clos in g" it s deal.



ments in A lpha-Beta, and of her bright and g loriou s tr ium p hs, a nd look behin d t he scen es we r ea li ze more a nd more t h at it wa t he fa it h, th e idea lism, t he tr ue hu m ili ty of so ul and t he a lmost un beli evab le u nselfi shn ess of th i yo uth who is responsible fo r the position Alpha- n eta occ u pies today. He is not an ath Jet e, nor a n ac tor , nor even a class-pr eside nt. T h e m a n w ho p ledged hi m beli eves str ongly in stud ent activit ies, and yet he regar ds t he pledgin g of Jimm y Thompson t h e greatest single ser v ice he has render ed Pi Kappa P hi . J im my is m ore t ha n a fraternity man . He is t he ideal fraternity man. As M irabea u sa id of a certain yo ung man in t he clark days of t he } r enc h revo lu t ion, "1'h at man w ill do somew hat ; h e be li eves every word he says."

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By the Central Office Cop ies of Tm~ S'l'AH AN D LAM !' fo r August, 19 14, to compl ete fi les, also a copy of th e minutes of the conventi on of 19 15, held at th e Geo rgian T errace Hotel, At la nta, Ga. Send to Ceo. E. Sheetz, R oom 路 12, 39 Br oad Street. Cha rl eston, S. C.






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Drothers Eugene Spri nger and Lawlh renee Ferguson, who have helped keep I I . . e c1lapte ·' of ll . 1 s sc 10 arsh tp among the htghest four \'crs ~et seventeen national fraternities on the Unip·' Y. of Oklahoma campu s. 1 belo I<..appa Phi at Oklahoma has never fallen te. ~ fourth place in scholarsh ip in inter-fra1 11 I t,)r CO • . . · mpetttton · At the time of thi s wrtttng r 11 ere gf ade averages have not been compiled co f' or 1ast semester but persistent rumors 1 tn~ trm the hope that Alpha-Gamma h a ale st succeeded in winning the scho larship up t o tl1e wmntng · · · B offered · fraterntty. 1<: rather Springer is a member of Phi Beta 1, appa. Brother Fergu so n is a member of oga, honorary senior society for profess ional


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the s tate tryouts for the Rhodes sc ho lar ship. ' l'h e honor wa s awarded to a s tudent from a nother co ll ege in the s tate, but Brother Springer was giYen another chance at the scho lars hip. Th e univers ity wa s allowed to enter one st udent in the national contest for th e Rhodes sc holarship. The committee of former Rhode students at the university looked over all the app li cants for the tryouts a nd finally chose Springer to represent Oklahoma.

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He was again defeated but will make a bid for the honor next year again. High grades a r e a near impossibility in th e school of m edi cin e at the uni ver sity- to k eep from flunkin g sat isfies m ost of the student s enroll ed in thi s school. B ut Brother Fergu son has ma intained an "A- " average for the two years he has been a " m edic." ~' t-


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New Directory is Ready Br other Geo rge E. S heetz, executi ve secretary, m a kes the fo ll ow in g int erestin g anno un cem ent regarding the publication of the new directory: The n ew directory w ill be ready for delivery by May 15. Orders w ill be filled as r eceived. The book w ill co ntain over three hundred pages but will be issued in a co mpact pocket size, li stin g th e m emb er ship chr o nologicall y by chapters, geograp hi ca ll y, and a lphab eticall y. It co nta in s 2,827 names, which we believe to be a complet e r ecord as r epo rted up t o March J 5, 1926. As there is no provis ion in o ur budget for the issuan ce of a directory, it must be made se lf-s upportin g, hence it is hoped the r eturn s w ill cover not on ly the actual printing expense but th e extra clerical expe nse caused also. The edition has been limited, therefo re, to J ,500 cop ies and the sellin g price will be $1.00 per copy, all mailing charges includ ed. Cash or ch eck must accompany each order. \Ve cannot afford to keep books on so many small order s. As gro up orders r ed uce m a ilin g expense, we make this offer : For each ten cop ies order ed at o ne time a free copy w ill be g iven to the m emb er sendin g in the order. The book will also contain th e names of a ll Past Supreme Officers; past conventions of the S upreme Chapter; mag路az in e publication dates; district distribution of m emb ership ; a lumni chapters; Greek alph abet, and oth er data.

Brother James E dmund Ferguson is o ne of Beta's outsta ndin g members. Since hi s initiation four years ago h e has given a great part of hi s t im e to the fraternity a nd h e h as cast manY brilliant r eflectio ns upon it during hi s college car eer. A m on g these, he h as performed brilliantl y in track a nd football. Fo r so m e tiJ11 C he h eld th e college record in the discus throW路 He stand s well in hi s classes a nd is a m emb er of Sigma Upsil on and Ga mm a Sigma, honoran' fraternities. He is a representative in th e PaW Hellenic Council.路


St. Petersburg, Florida, Alumni Chapter

T he Gamma N u chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha was install ed at the U niversity of No rth Carolina in April.

Announcement is made by the Supreme CoU11' cil of the grant of a charter to the alumni of st. Petersburg, F lorida, effective May 1, 1926.


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the beginning of the cason the basketball prospects at Alabama were exlast ceed ingly dull as only two men from that Year's squad remained. Thus it can be seen B Alabama had an inexperienced team. lett Ut due to the brilliant play of Bob Young, fo. er lllan f rom 1ast year, and the unexpected 'nl of tl Southet· l e sop homores, Alabama finished its aon Conference schedule with a percent.,e of roo . B:a .iJ • Btl! Young, brother of Bob, and rvey p nish ugh were two of the big guns furby the sophomores. Bill, with his six f feet ed 0 1 leight, and hi s rugged determination 111 ad e A.lab hi s ama a valuable man at cente r, and 1 to t~ ay under the basket added many points kosh e~~re. Harvey Pugh, the lad fr om Oshfr 0111 ' IS., had an uncanny eye for the basket Wa all part of the floor. Hi · floor work s PUzzl' . . tea • - lllg to spectators and to the oppos111g 111 Bob y fork-! oung, commonly referred to as "the >Vas ~~nded phantom of the ba ketball court," abama's surest player. [9]

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McGraw Cops Honors

Iota chapter is very proud of the scholastic achievements of one of its members, Marvin McGraw, a junior. He has ju st been elected to membership in · 1 h onorary engineering Tau Beta p·1, natwna fraternity. This is the highe st honor that an engineering student can achieve in scholarship at Georgia Tech. At the same time he was awarded a gold T for standing with the highest seven per cent of hi s cia s. Furthermore he ha s every indi cation of making Phi Kappa Phi next year. Besides being a class A student Mac is an allround good fellow. He is well liked by all the fellows and participates in all fraternity athletics.


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l\H CR N chapter has accompli shed a task of which it may be justly proud. The active chapter, w ith the help of a few loyal alumni , has erected a modern threestory building whi ch is one of th e most beautiful fraternity houses on the campus. This is say ing a great deal, especiall y w h en one takes into consid er at ion the fact that the F r aternity Row of the U ni versity of A lai a ma is far famed for its great number of sub stantial frate rnity houses. The h ou se is located at U nivers ity aven ue and Hackberry la ne. It is modern in ever y respect, being built of red brick, at an appr ox imate cost of $25,000. On the first fl oor there is the kitchen, serving room, dining room, living room, sun parlor



a nd a suite of rooms for the House Mother. There are eig ht tudy rooms, a bath, and tW 0 large sleeping porches on the second floor. 0 11 the third floor are four lar ge study r oo m s, and a ch apter room. The boiler r oom, which is it1 the cellar, co ntains space for coal and wood· Ad joining this is a large room fo r the storage of trunks and oth er things. A ll the furniture in the stud y room is built in, making it more convenient. P i Kappa P hi is t he first fratern ity on thC campus to take the progressive st p o[ hav in g a house mother, who lives in the house. Alr eady oue oth er national has followed our e:\' ample and other are contemp lat in g doin g so in the near future.

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All Chapters a.nd Officers of Pi Kappa Phi: Announcement is hereby made of appointments 0 f D' . 1 tnct Chapter Inspectors for the . 1 Jienniunl, 1"2" . '-' u-1 !J27. Fmal announcement 11as 1 Jeen deferred for so metime until certain vaca nci es II . tlle clist ··cou c1 be filled, although for most of . II cts t 1e same officers have accepted reapP01I1tmen t.

Except where a new address is given, the add res es of these officers have already b een PUblished Ill . t 11e .F e b ruary ISSUe . 0 f 1' ll~, S" 1 AR

a solid bound book of Pi Kappa P hi songs. The splendid co-operation shown by many brothers just prior to that memorable thirteenth convention demonstrates what can be done. If now, and during the summer those brothers gifted with the insp iration of the muse are touched by the lyre of Orpheus, will lend their tal ents to Pi Kappa Phi for a time, we will get that song book yet. Send your songs and mu sic to Fred n. Sturm, 30 No rth LaSall e Street, Chicago, Til.


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Gracey Prominent Brother

? istrict No.3 (North Carolina)-Kenneth l\f. •nn,, Greensboro N C " IStn ct No. 4 (South Carolina)-). Clnm. ··~ S. ~.lllan, care L. L. A ll en & Co., Spartanburg-. , 1










J);st~~ct No. 5 (Ceorgia ) -T. R. Waggoner. T)' t 1~ct No. 6 (Fiorida) - Geo. D. 1-.\·erso n. D~str~ct ;\Jo. 7 (A iabama )-Leo H. l'ou. ll Istnct No. 8 (Lou isiana )-Clancy t\. Lalalll.

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(Indiana)-Wade S. Bolt.

b~ tr~ct No. 10 ( Il.linois )-V. R. F leming.

. on. IStn ct No. 11 (Nebraska) - Ralph · E. Anderf District No. 12 (b klahoma )-G ien G. llii-

Orci (A ct lllg ' ) J)· D~str~ct No. 13 (Ca lifornia)-Paul S. Boren. 1 \V stnct 1o. 14 (Washington and Oregon)1 a tern Jones . . J)· .t'o.. b ~ strict No. 15 (Michigan)-Dr. J. Dwight av1s :rvr· 1 . . . • 'I'! ' IC 11gan San1tanum, Howell, Mtch. r le hearty co-operation of each chapter is tl~q.uestec] for these officers in the discharge of e1r duties. 0

Fraternally yours, Ggo D. Dnrvt~R, Sup1·emc A rclion.


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'rhus f . . felt th .at t 11e Song Book Committee has not at It has quite enough material to publish

Brother W. M. Gracey, Jr., "the fighting wildcat," hail s from Covington, Tenn., and is back at Epsilon this year doing post-graduate work in political science. He is a valuable addition and a worth-while addition to the chapter roll. I-Ie is the most versatile track man in North Carolina collegiate circles and captained the Davidson team of J 925. He has been prominent in literary and scholastic endeavor and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Epsilon, the national honorary debating fraternity.

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carr y in g, w hi ch gave him a sem ester grade of 95 ( a perfect grade according to the systetll of grading used at Purdue U niversity ) . These unu sual g rad es of last sem est er, be· s id es the 12 A ' s and 2 B's he received during hi s freshm a n yea r , now place him as the high· e t ratin g sop homore in scholar ship in the entire Sc hool o f Chemical E ng ineer in g. 1 ~ t P urdu e A' s are g rades from 90 to 100 and B' are fr om 80 to 90. Be id es thi s hono r he wa:' selected as on e of the 103 Purdue stud ents tn h ave three-fourths o f th ei r g rad e as A's. ]-{ ' a lso rece iv ed the 1 hi Lambda U psilon prir:e 1 for hi gh es t chemi cal eng in ee rin g scholarshi P this last semester. In addition to his scholastic atta inments he 1 ~ so ph omore varsity track manager and ver)' active in Lh e chapter house, having just recentlY • J1 led Omega freshman through a tough probatJO ·

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A Story Without Words P i Kappa P hi membership stati stics by years· Total Initiates l\ rembershiP Y ear 7 1904........................................ 7 9 1905........................................ 2 11 1906........................................ 2 25 1907. ....................................... 14 59 1909........................................ 34 91 1910........................................ 32 141 1911 ......................... ............... 50 185 1912.................... .................... 44 244 1913........................................ 59 285 1914........................................ 41 361 1915.. ................ .. .. ................. 76 480 1916........................................ 119 592 112 1917........................................ 708 1918...... .................................. 116 819 1919.......................... .............. 163 1075 1920........................................ 204 1385 192 1........................................ 310 1922 ..................... ....... .......... .. 23 1 1616 1923 ....................................... . 1875 259 1924 ...................................... .. 22 15 340 1925 ....................................... . 407 2622 1926....................................... . 285 2907 o date ................................. . 3003 96

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llrother 0. A . Kinzer, who is A rchon of 0 lllegac Cl1apter, 1s · a h1gh · honor m a n at PureaIlie L' 111.vers1ty . . li e is a member of Scabbard ~lc1 Blade, of Pi Tau Sig ma, a nd of th e Purdue · · also pres1"d ent o(rd er o f M"l" 1 1tary Ment. H e 1s th f\ . S: M. E. a nd is a boxing in structor for [ e Dnl\'crsity. He finds time to play clas ootball.

Brother R. A. Ramage, who is the hi g h est. ranking captain in the R. 0. T. C. at Purdue Un iversity. He i a member of Scabbard and Blade and of the Purdue Order of Military Merit.

Tabor Musical Genius By ]UNJ~

Gamma Sigma Petitions .. \nn ouncement is made of the receipt of a petitfrIOn f o_r a charter from Gamma Sigma, local atern1ty at the ni versity of M ichigan. Comlllents f I·om the membership · generally ts · mvtte · · d, anct I . f lould he addressed to the Central Offtce or inclusion in the file to be circulated with the Petition.


Brother Ralph Rivers Tabor, popular pres1ercer's glee and instrum ental ident of clubs, radio artist de lu xe, and loyal P i Kapp, has probably done more to put Pi Kappa P hi on the map in the vicinity of Mercer than any other individual. Coming to Mercer in the year 1922, Brother Tabor immediately stepped into the limelight when the feminine journalists of Wesleyan Fe-

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male Coll ege f eatured him in their mock publi cati on of Th e [aeon D aily T elegraph as hav in g bested W. L. "Young" Stribling in a twelveround bou t. In hi s first few mont hs at /[ercer, Brother T abor became piani st fo r i\ rercer's mu ical organi zat ion, whi ch position he has held consistenll y. A t th e cl ose of last season , he was acco rd ed anoth er honor when he was elected to th e presid ency of the cl ub. Besides thi s, he has been a member of the Georgians orchestra sin ce coming to Me rcer. l3 roth er T abor is t rul y a great pi ani st. P robably thousand s of radi o li steners have heard him play over \ iVM AZ, Mercer's radi oph one broadcasting stati on. He has received applause from a ll par ts of the U nited States. R ecently the Radio D igest publi shed hi s photog raph togeth er with an account of hi s broadcasting recitals. Broth er Tabo r f irst saw t he .lighl of day in T occao, Ga., a picturesque littl e vill age nestled a mong the foothills of northeast Georgia . That

A lpha-Eta's a rchon is Drolh er Clyde T . \\'arren. Fi e graduated from lh e F ourth Dislrid Agri cultural school at Sylacauga, la., in 1923. 路 Coming to Howard College the follo wing Ser : tember he was immediately pl edged to PS1 D Ita fraternity. He soon got th e spirit of ] l oward Coll ege and of P si Delta and was off to make one of the most enviable records ever made in Howard Coll ege. H e has not fall en below an A- in any of hi s studies in hi s two and a half years here. H e was the last pres idenl of Psi D elta and when we were installed as A lph aE ta of P i Kappa P hi he was elected archon of the chapter without oppositi on. H e is now se rving hi s second term in thi s office. Besides making the honor roll constantl y he is a member of the varsity debating team of H oward CoLl ege with th e pres id ent of the stu dent body as a colleague. H e is also an active member of th e Y. M . C. A. cabin et. In addition he was one of th e founders of Alph a Gamma E psil on Li terary fraternity, whi ch has a very exclusive membership, and has for two yea rs served as assistant business manage r of the E ntre No us, the Howard College annual.

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1•ersity J rofes ors. The report of the committee on metho Is of increasing- the intellectual interests and rai sing the intellectual standards of undegraduates is published in the association's April bulletin . The committee favors limitation o f stud ent participation in intercollegiate football to one year, or the adoption of faculty coaching system s conducted by men of "character and personal inAuence." \Vhile fo tball is a good spo rt, the report says in " its present excess," it has demoralized student bodies. · The committee is headed by Professo r Ernest W. Wilkins, of the L'niversity of Chicago. The committee recommends that representative from various colleges form a committee with a view to adopting a general plan which may be put in operation before the opening of the foot ball season next fall.



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manager of the Carolina Playmakers, falllou s clra t' . . f N ma 1c group at the U111vers tty o orth Carol'tn a, I1as ten d ered I. . . 11 s res tgnatwn, eff ective • . tJ next commencement, and wtll enter 1 ~,real estate bu s iness in A heville. 1 he Play makers were founded by Prof. 1· rederi 1 "L~ v c < .n · Koch e ight years ago, and two ..uears . erst. ty . hte ' r, B rot I1er .D enny, then a lJn tv ~hntor, who had been actively identified with e group was placed in charge of the bu siness lllanage . tl ment. Smce then he has been head of le bu s in e. s organtzat . . . ton and has b een 111 cIlarg f PJ e o · the direction of a number of the . aymaker productions. Following graduation ~ ~ 92 2, he was elected to members hip in the ntvers'1t Y f·acuity a nd s mce . then has taught a course . I tn cram a tic production. Brother Denny sa id that while hi s active connect' ton with the Playmakers would cease nex t J. 1"1 une, he would continue to work with n-or 1< och o n a plan look in g toward the fonnat IOn f · a permanent repertory company that Would native plays on a profess ional 1last. produce 1'1 · 1e co mpany would .mclude mem b ers 0 f PI aymaker casts who had shown exceptional a b ilit . . . . S y. 1t would VJS tt vanous towns 111 the late in t . . . d' 1.ected roI ·attOn, presentmg plays wntten, t• anc acted by native Tar Heels. He recently 1 • . 'i'l lac1 a conference m Durham wtt 11 . ll lomas D'txon. the author, who offered I11111 Me us_e of his large auditorium at vVildacres, r ~- Dncon' s big estate, as a summer colony for e earsa ls for such a company. b B_rother Denny in entering the real estate Ustness in Ashevi lle will be associated with 13 \ everly Hills Corporation and the Carolina 111 ountatns · Realty Corporation. o

Condemn College Football 111 _tercollegi a te football is condemned as conUctve t o d nn . Iong, . . gam b ltng and dishonesty alllong t d s u ents and neglect of their work by a d

That Large Badge Again (From General Bulletin No. 12) The poll of the chapters taken on the question of authorizing the use of the large oversize badge has resulted in a vote of decided disap proval by a majority of the chapters. There will he no change in our regulations on this point, therefore, and it mu . t be plainly under tood that the large "police" style of badge is not officia l in l'i Kappa Phi. We feel sure also that it can immediately be assumed that anyone wearing such a badge did not secure it from Burr, Patterson & Company, our official jewelers, and that he either did not know of or did not regard our contract with them. If each chapter wi ll adopt a firm attitude on this point. such purcha es. f:om "pirating" jewelers will soon drop lo a mmtmum. These big badges have probably seemed. like a lot of other "bootleg" articles, the more desirable becau e prohibited. Now the choice ha been made by the undergraduate chapters themelves, and the members must observe the decision, since it is of their own making.

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DOING§ OF THE ALUMNI Columbia Alumni Gets Charter By T. A .


T here is a song that has its beginning something like this, "When good fe llows get together," and there is no better description of the thirty-odd brothers who gathered at the Jerome Hotel for a real feast a nd good time, on that memorable night of February 12, when th e Columbia (S. C.) A lumni chapter received its charter. A lthou gh we were a little di sappo inted th at some of the brothers from th e undergraduate chapters that were invited cou ld not come, they w ill r eall y never know ju st what they missed. Vve did not indulge in too mu ch oratory as there were other things that were of greater importance, but Brother John D. Carroll was here and it was absolutely necessary that he have the floor for a few minutes. Brother Carroll is a g ifted speaker, and when he gets w ith a crowd of Pi Kapps he just "cuts loose." It is truly interesting to hear him tell of hi s experi ences. We were fo rtun ate to have Brother Hampto n M ixo n w ith us. He presented our charter and g·ave us some mi g hty good adv ice w hi ch we arc trying to follow. If at a ny time, any brother h appens t o be in Col umbi a the second Monday ni g ht of the month, drop around to the Green Parrot Tea Room about 8 o'clock an d meet with us.

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Atlanta alumni are awake and their meetings have been well attended. Meeti ngs a re held the third Sunday in every month at 17 East Fifth street and all P i Kapps are cordia!Jy invited to drop around if they happen to be in Atlanta.

The spirit of the Chicago convention has had its influence here and more enthusiasm has been shown by the A tlanta alumni than any time pre· viously. . !0 The alumni chapter had a banquet Aprtl and had as its guest a member from each of th~ active chapters in Atlanta. Fellowship of P~ Kappa P hi was rekindled in some of the ol "grads" who were about to withdraw to the business world altogether. \11/e intend having our next meeting at ~i chapter house, Oglethorpe U niversity, whi ch 15 the first chapter in Georgia to buy a house.

Nebraska Alumni N u chapter alumni are taking a very acti"~ part in the conduct of Nu chapter affa irs an( especia lly in rushing for nex t fall. The Omah~ alumni are particularly active in this respect an on April 24th gave a rush banquet. The Omah~ men lin e up a goodly number of prospects an the active chapter joins in on the fun and feed· In this way we get acquainted with the Omaha men and get an idea of the men we will want to ru sh next fall. Other alumni have contributed prospects, but we want to have the largest rush week we have ever held next fall so everybodY keep their heads up and eyes open and Tu chaP" ler will profit therefrom. February 4 marked the elate of R udy Lucke's marriage to M iss Pearl Hanneman of Chi cagO· Rudy. a recent active, is now one of the prot11' in ent chi cken ranchers of the state. Two other brothers have recently married: Dill Simpson of Horton, Kans., and Earl vVat ner of Stel.l a, Nebr. \".1e received a lette r from George Odgers in which he wishes all th e Pi Kapps the best of luck and states that the Calcutta Boys School is get· ting along ni cely. Sig Coombs, besides being one of the educators of the state, has managed to again shine in dra· matic circles, this time in a different light, bY

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judging . va n ous decl a mator y contests throug h• out high 1 sc 10o ls m northeast Nebraska. He is anoth er I11. 1 Bill c c c.en ra ncl1e: of note. . . . Wehmlll er has g1ven up suga r ref mmg and IS engaged 1. I 0 sca r y 11 11t 1e typewriter bu sin ess in L in coln . SOttth '-OC , who recently r eturn ed from the ern ]' · . rou c une, ts agam working for the Rur' g11s A cld mg Machin e compa ny. R . l. \ a]ph A n d erson, N u chapter m pector ; Ca rl essenh op J I locat . ' au k enda ll a nd E ldon K iffin a re Nu c~d In L in coln and ta ke a n active interest in apter affa irs Robert (D 1 ) ·, . . • ll R . u .;e t\ ellmgton, w ho r ecerved h1s Pro.f ' · .111 Februa ry, is associa ted in th e lega l CSSIOn .t] \ T Cra f WI 1 ern e (Pooch ) Th omas at ' w Ord, Nebr. . \\'inni e E l anc] a I . men, a member of the law fac ulty ver lncoln attorn ey, pays us fr equent a nd y Welcome v isits. We ha · · loa. 've V1s1ts f rom the fo ll ow ing brothers, · Tvan 1Tedge, George Dri ver J oe Th omas. \ 1erne 1'! ' R 1 lOmas, Charl es R eed Ea rl W agner , "eu )en M ' as ton a nd Berni e D odds. Brather 1 · a umnu s, don' t f orget the spnng 1·ou 1 nc -up b giv' · a nguet. Look f or the alumni bull etin 111 g the exact da te. r

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brothe rs and we hop e that more will soon a dopt th e same pla n. Vl/e of t he Los A ngeles alumni a re pa rticula rl y a nx ious that brother Pi Kapps t he world ove r shoul d know that we are "on the map" an d want to kn ow w hen any of the brothers a re sojourning in Sou thern Cali fo rnia. J . L . Erickso n a nd M. F. JT oc rge r, th e a rchon and sec reta ry, respectively, can be locate d during business hours at the Sou thern Ca liforni a T elephone Compa ny o ffi ces, 740 outh O li ve st reet, telephone Faber 9000, so let 11s k now w hen yon arc iu town, a nd we will be g lad of th e oppo rtun ity to exten d t he g lad hand to you. ~~~




Garrison Heads Charlotte Pi Kapps At a recent dinn er mee ting of the Cha rl otte ( N. C.) Alumni chapter, held a t th e Sou the rn J\ I anu fac turers club, Barnette Ga rri son, Epsil on, was elected p res ident ; Caldwell P . J ohn ston, Epsil on, vice-president, a nd Richa rd L. Young, r( appa, secretary-treasu re r. Inte rest in the m eetings of th e chapter is increasing a nd its membe rsh ip is g row ing as new brothers come to the Q ueen City to resid e. A ll brothers, who come to Cha rl otte, a re asked to communi cate wit h Brother Garri son, a t the register of deeds offi ce, coun ty court house.

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N 'T'he .l os Angeles alumni chapter sta rted the ew Ye a r Wit ' I1 a very success ful ba nquet he]c] twe J a nua ry 16 a t the Jona th an club, when 11 , .tY-four of the broth er s gath ered f or a ha ppy C\ en1ng. E lated b • . the Y t11 e success of th e1r f 1rst a ttempt, lllen ~ew 1926 offi cers have comp leted a rrangefive and have issued the call to some seventy0 fa . f th e brothe rs residing in Southern Cali. l'nla to b April e present a t a banquet to be held 2 Also 4 th a t the Ba mboo Gard ens cafe. ali th ' as a genera l announ cement, we want third e brothers to know th at on the first and brat] M ondays of each month , a number of the 1ers ta meet for noon luncheon at T ait's resl!rant 0 11 s· beco . tx th street. T hese luncheons a re llltng a regula r ha bit with many of the

Brother Turner Weds B rother Herma n Epps Turn er, Chi, '23, was ma rried May 8 to M iss Helen Hollingsworth, o f Dalton, Ga. T he ce remony was perfor med at the First Presbyteria n Church at Dalton. Brother Turn er resides a t B radentown, F la. ~!~




Brother Brown Weds Miss Stude baker O n Ap ril 22 at J acksonvill e, F la ., B rother Robe rt Ogden B ro wn, P i, '24, was m a rried to M iss L illia n E dn a Studeba ke r. After May 15 they were at home at E dgewood Gardens, J acksonville.

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Brother George Everson, Chi, was marri ed last month at DeLand, Fla., to Miss Florence Maim, of Sanford, Fla. Brother and Mrs. Everson will make their home at Palatka, Fla., where Brother Everson is a prominent attorney. Brother Everson was for two terms chapter inspector for Florida. He has been prominent in American Legion affairs and was one of the representatives chosen by the national organization of th e Legion to lead the drive for its endowment fund. In this capacity he gained a wide reputation as an orator and organizer.

Bartolo Rodriguez, Jr., Iota, '20, is taking an active part in the business life of Tampico, through hi s profession of civil engineer. He haS . 0 recently been elected secretary of the Tamp'c Rotary Club, and also appointed a delegate 10 the convention to be held in Denver, Colo., June 14- 1fs.

Brother Kirk Marries Brother Carl Kirk was married February 16 to Miss Cecelia Mary Crowley of Chicago. They are making their home at 7545 Kingston avenue. Chicago. ~ I t-

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Brother and Mrs. Magruder Have Daughter Lila J ea n Magruder, April 28, 1926, to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Magruder, ·w ooster, O hio. Tirother Magruder is an alumnus of Omega and is now conn ected with the Agricultural Experiment Station of Ohio State. Mrs. Magruder is a g raduate of Indiana U niversity.

Brother vVilliam L. Simpson, N u, was wed to Miss O live Viola Kirchner at Kansas City, Mo., March 6. They are residing at 117 \Ves 1 Eighth street, ]-Jorton, Kans.

T~rother Brett R. Hammond, Iota, '24. writes that "since coming to Florjda he ha s run into Jli Kapps in every town. Bere in Bradenton is Brother H. E. Turner of Chi." Brother Hammonel is now connected with the Florida Power and Light Company in Lakeland.

The former alumni of Psi Delta Fraternity. which became lpha Eta of ] i Kappa Phi, Ap~il 25, 1925, are showing a splendid enthusiasm '.11 their efforts to renew their affiliation with their fraternity, and be received as members of pi Kappa Phi within the time limit allowed. 'f\\'0 brothers from Clearwater, Florida, recently dr0 1'e over one thousand miles in a day and a half to take the initiation at their alma mater. 'fhC chapter celebrated its first anniversary by at· tending a leading church in Birmingham in ~ body on Sunday, April 25, and on the night fol· lowing had a wonderful outing at a beautiful lake near Birmingham. There were seventt seven on the party which was a " howling sue· cess." L. T-:Tarry Mixson, Alpha, '07, one of the found· ers of Pi Kappa Phi, sail ed April 16 for a i\\' 0 ' months' trip to European countries on business .h for the \A/. H. Mixson Seed Company, of wh!C he is vice-president and general manager. \V. E. McTier, Eta, '23, has resigned his poSI' tion with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company and is now a pasto r in the South Geor· g ia Conference. II is new address is Box 24.1. Dublin, Ga. Frank Oswald l\'filler, Jr., Alpha-Epsilon, ·z6, was marri ed September 1, 1925, and is now Ii 1'' ing in Jacksonville. Ralph Seer Owings, Zeta, '24, was marri e~ last June to Miss Josephine Williams of l\J ian11 ' Florida. Ten Pi Kapps from six eli fferenf chapters took part in the wedding. Arthur Vv. Hovater, Omicron, '20, and JVfis' Lula Moody were married at Wetumpka, March

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'I' the present Beta is very engrossed in track. 'vVe have some brothers who are showin g up well in several events. During a recent m eet between Presbyterian college and the Dniver sity of South Carolina Beta athletes Won twenty-five points for their A lma Mater. S. N. Hughes won first place in the pol e vault and placed in the high hurdles. Brother Ferguso n placed second in both the shot put and the di scus throw. Brothers A rthur and Thomas ~rafton placed first and second, respecti vely, 111 I the .half-mile run . Brother Roberts won first P ace ll1 the mile run. 'Ne are ably represented on the freshman track t eam by Brother Arnold Marshall, who ~~~1 1 S th e low hurdles and the qu arter mile, and ut" Fewell, who high jumps and pole vaults. Brother Swedenberg is doin g som e good Work on the varsity debating team. He was a 111 etnber of the t eam that defeate d 'vVofford and Newberry colleges. . Brother "Cotton" Neighbors was r ecentl y ~nitiated into the chapter. He is an outstand~n g man of the freshman class, bein g prom In ent in several branches of athletics. , , Brothers K. E. Hughes, A rthur Grafton, H. l. Swedenberg, "Jimmy" Reid and Jack Roberts are m e mbers of the Glee club, which ju st compl eted a tour of the state. 'r. B. Grafton was recentl y elected editor-in chi ef of The Blue Stocl~ing, the coll ege newsPaper. He was a lso elected president of the Isis chapter of Sigma Upsilon.

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DE to the late initiatio1~ n~les at Davidso.n College, a li st of Epsilon s new broth el s ha~ not yet appeared in TI-IE STAR AND LA~r. It IS with pride that we announce the followmg


initiates : Maury A . Johnston, '27, of Charlotte, N . C.; Ben G. Alderman, '28, of Alcala, S. C.; B. H. Owen Geer, '29, of Charleston, S . C.; Jam es B. Hall, Jr., '29, of Belmont, N. C.; James W. vVilliams, '29, of Greensboro, N. C.; Kenneth Maddox, '29, of Greensboro, N . C.; R. Marion Gant, '29, of Greensboro, N. C.; Whit N. Middl eton, '29, of Mobile, Ala. ; Robert C. Grady, '29, of Wilmington, N. C.; Neil A. McDonald, '29, of Raeford, N . C. Each man is taking an active interest in college activiti es, with practically every phase of outsid e work included. Brother McDonald made hi s mon ogram on the Fresh football team, while Brothers \ r\ 'illiams, 1\Jiddl eton, and Gant were on the squad. \ Villiams suffered a. broken col~ar bone at the first of the season, wh1 ch caused h1m to do a lot of bench warming, but next year we hope to see him make a good bid. fo~ varsity. Brothers Gant and Geer are both btddmg for a place on the Fresh baseball squad, and Brothers Williams, M iddl eton, Grady, Maddox are out for track, while Alderman is out for chee r leader. Jimmi e Hall is our star golfer, and i_s also ~ut for basketball manager. MacDonald IS workmg on the managership of track. Brother Geer plays trumpet in the Glee club ·azz orchestra and reports a very enj oyable trip !outh with the club. Drother Grady is doing very promising work. al on~ lite r~ ry lin es-both in society and in Dav1dsoman art1cles. He further distinguished him self by winning the decla imer's medal as best from the F reshm an class, as well as a place on the freshman intercollegiate debating team. The old men in the chapter have not been Jagging. They worked hard during a long rush season, and got good men as results, but they've held their places in outside affairs as we ll. B rothers Fra nk and John K ugler are both sharing honors on the ba eball team. Brother Buck Shaw is resting on hi s laurels now, for the very good reason that there are no more laurels left for the college or stud ent body to give him . He as editor-in-chief has put out one of the best

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THE STAR AN D LAMP of Pr KAPPA PHr an nu als for us this year that we have seen. Brother Sonny P ull en won first place on the intercoll egiate debating team; Brother Sims is showing up well in track thi s sp ring, and received his bid to Scabbard and Blade, an honorary fraternity for those taking higher work along mili tary lines. For the first time, Davd ison has sponsored inter-fraternity basketball. The games were in teresting, and Epsil on went to the finals. After w innin g from the Kappa Alph as and the Kappa Sigmas, we were beaten by the Ph i Gamma Deltas. The chapter also stood second onl y to th e Pi Kappa A lphas in scholarship for the first semester, with an average of 84 plus. Vve were very so rry to lose Brothers Gus and J o Bowers after Chri stmas. P ledge Griffin McClure of Graham, N. C., has not yet been initi ated, but we hope to ta ke him in just as soon as possibl e. He showed up well in football, and is star pitcher for the Freshmen. We a re happy to have initiated Prof. G. R. Vow.les as a faculty member. Professor Vowles is the head of the Germ an department, and has studi ed and traveled extensively. He was a Rhodes schola r at Oxford and has taken gradu ate work in var ious A merican and foreign uni vers iti es. He will receive hi s P h.D. degree from University of Chi cago this summer. ~ ~~

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is a star football player, and is making a name for him self on the fres hm an baseball teat11· Tucker McCravy, of Spartanburg, S. C., w ho was also p ledged, fo und it n ecessary to droP out of school after the first term. W ith spr in g in t he a ir, all the camp us is a-talk with baseball dope . On our varsitY baseball squad there are three P i Kapps-Brothers Swett, second base; P layer, ce nter· field, and vVcst, utility.





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the publication of the last issu e of TI-lE STAR AND LAMP, seven brand new Pi Kapps have become brothers in Zeta chapter. They ar e: Russell King, Hartsville, S. C., presi dent of the freshman class a nd captain of the fr eshman footba ll t eam ; Robert Jones, Mari on, S. C., star bariton e so loist of the farfamed Wofford Glee clu b; Julien Rogers, Fort Myers, F la.; Rembert Ow in gs, J ohn ston, S. C., brother of Fran cis and Ralph, a nd one of th e most likab le fres hm en in school; W. R. Drake, Bennettsville, S. C., of all-round abi lity; W ri g ht Nash, Spartanburg, S. C., Zeta's em bryonic lawyer; Monie Hudson, the scholar of hi s class, who lives in town. In addition to these m en, Graydon Rivers is pledged. Rivers

The basketball season just closed brought the state title to vVofford. Brother Ke itt Sm ith played as a r egu lar on the 'fcrrier team, and was one of the most consistent players and brightest star s. At the date of writin g, the far-famed glee club-the State's Sweetest Singers-is on its an nual tour. T hi s club was awarded the state cup in the in tercoll egiate g lee club contest held recently. On the club we are represented b)' Brother O'Ne il Landrum, manager; Brother F ra nk Rogers, ass istant manager; Brother Jones, star baritone, and Brother Kell y, saxophone ace. In the forensic field, Brother Holcombe is on the varsity debating team, and Brother Derrick is alternate. Both these brothers have

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Order of Gnomes, senior honorary. Brother Landrum is manager of the tate champion glee club, pre ident of one of the literary societies, and director of the college band. Br ther Owings i the chapter's authority on men's ready-to-wear, and past master in the wiles of the fair. Hrother Reames is \\ 'afford's greatest clef n ive fullback of all time. Prather Rogers is tenor on the glee club, and a si tant manager of the club. Brother \Vest is a football star, a baseball player of no mean renown, and president of one of the literary societies.



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Eta Receives Three By B. K. Bn,nRJ\Y TA has the pleasure of introducing three new l'i Kapps through the initiation of Freshmen Joe Puett, Eastman, Ga.; Johnnie erwinner, Atlanta, Ga., and Charlie Robinson, Valdosta, Ga. Following the initiation, the whole chapter was entertained at a banquet. At this time the p titian of Tau } appa Phi, local, of Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, A Ia., was voted on and passed unanimously. During the pa t week-end, the Southern convention of Alpha Kappa Psi (Commercial ) was held in At lanta, with the chapters of Tech and Emory acting host for the occasion. Four Eta men are taking very active part in the Emory chapter. hort while back, our long looked for coffee party was given at the Capital City club. pring elections are being held by degrees, and so far we are glad to announce that the Phoenix of next year will be under the editorship of Brother Henry Trost, the assistant editorship of the Campus goes to Brother l edding Blalock, a nd the vice-presidency of th Y. M. C. A. to llr ther Claude Frederick. Tra k dt Emory under the manager hip of Brother Ed Henton i showing sign of great activity. Brother Cordon Benn tt is show ing up well with the weights. With the coming of spring track, warm day , green trees, spring fever, and all such things, we al o find plan for the summer being discussed, and from present indications it seems



111ade p·1 v •'-appa Delta, h norary forensic fraternity. P.tans are going stead ily forward for the

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\Ve expect to have _outhdom' Most Beautiful to ton d e ' an we hope to entertain t rs from other chapters as can o come.

quite a few of grace the occaas many brothfind it po s ibl e

]3 We lo e by graduation this year seven men. crrother Chipley, archon, is manager of the I' ass-country team, president of one o( the ttcra . . c ry octettes, art editor of the annual, and Xc han d' 11'tc .· gc e ttor of the college monthly pu) atton; Brother Holcombe past archon, is editor 0 f ' t the annual, president of the Honor Sysdern, vice-pre ident of the tudent Body, pres idcnt of the International Relations club, presit~nt .of the Press Bureau, president o( one of th c ltterary societies, circulation manager of be college newspaper, a member of Pi Kappa a elta forensic fraternity, Sigma Upsilon literry fraternity, and chairman of the Senior

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that Eta is to be well represented in places other than Georgia th is summer. When the Glee club sai ls for its summer tour of Europe it will carry with it the fo ll ow ing brothers: Ed Bruce, Pete Sti les, Marshall Vand iver, Jimmy Jinkins, Raymond N ixon, and B. K. Bi lbrey. Eel Benton and Joh nni e Gerwinner are also going over fo r a ummer's travel, and Marion Camp is head ing for points south with his fa mily.

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In closing Iota w ish es t o express deep r egr~t in losing eight sen iors by their graduation 111 June. The budding en gineers are Vince~~ Heck, Stewart Marshall, Bill Lowndes, Btl Gordy, "Dog" MacLean, Johnny WimberlY• "Speedy" N un ez, and Jack Stewart.

Kappa Brothers Prominent By JoE R. Bmm rTT, JR.

N enumeration of all the activities of KapPa

. · ter chapter and its members clunng the 111 A . 'bl . the and spring quarters would be 1mposs1 e 111 r-

Iota Raises Scholarship



LTHOUGH it has not been heard fr~ for several months Iota chapter has been far from dormant. For one t hin g Iota came through the mid term exams w ith flying colors, not a man dropping by the wayside. ln fact, we raised our scho lastic standing from near the bottom to aro un d t he half way mark We placed three men on the honor roll in the persons of Marv in McGraw, Buster Reeves, and Est ill Ezell, each standing at the h ead of his respective section. F urth ermore, Iota has not been idl e in interfraternity athl etics. In t h e annu al crosscou ntry race, w hi ch ope ns the track seaso n at Tech, Iota fini shed a strong second for possession of the si lver loving cup. We already have two legs on this cup a nd hope to ga in per manent possess ion of it at the race next spring by w innin g it the t hird time. We didn't fare so well in the basketball tournament between the frate rniti es, having been elimin ated in t h e first game. At present we are practicing for inter-fraternity basebal l. We have good material, espec ially a long needed p itch er in Brother D. 0. Martin . · lt is well to say h ere t hat Iota initiated into Pi Kappa P hi in February nine pledges: " ) ul iu s" ae sar, Bill Sch all , Eel Powe ll , Mat hi s l ~ze ll , Donovan Geo rge, Harlan Lloyd, Lamar Hrazwell, D. 0. Martin , a nd Sande rs Roland. One o( the biggest dances in Iota's history was held April 26. The famous Dru id Hi ll s Golf club wa the scene of "th e Bower y ball," uniq ue in the social annals of Georgia Tech.


limited space allotted us here, but we feel ce tain that the following brief survey of its re~­ ords and honors will show even the most fastid~­ ous how intimately P i Kappa P hi and the 0 111' versity of North Carolina are connected. . f the In the recent campu s e1ect10ns one o . r major offices was voted upon Brother Frazte Glenn , who was selected as pres1'd ent o f the Y. M. C. A. for the f orth coming year. Brother Glenn is at present busily engaged as the treas· urer of the "Y," secretary-treasurer of the· man club, member of the Holy Grail, a nd asS 151' ant manager of track, with promotion almost certa in in the last position. Brother Dan Moo re, our recently electecI ''11'' chon and house manager, I1as been "b'cl" 1 bY thC ancient and honorable order of P hi Beta Kappll· since his ave rage for the two and two-third; years was over the minimum 92. In track, Brot!J r J eff Fordham, president 0 re the Carolin a Stu ent Body, has piled up 111° points than any other indiv idual on the squad• with 46 points to hi s credit. He hurl s the javelin and throws the discus, besides putting the shot when called upon. B roth er \~i l kin s is shak· ing a mean 440. . In winter football practice, Pi Kappa P hi wn' r'J ably rep resented by Brothers E lli son and \\ 1.' Ii ams and P ledge Shuler and Eby, who bid faJ( to make a berth on next year's team. Tn boxing, Brother Bobbitt, fighting in the ·bantamweight class, made th e recent trip to \ 11 gini a where Carolina defeated V . P . I. and Josl to the strong U niversity of V irgini a team. The Playmakers, Carolina's renowned dr:r

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THE STAR AND LAMP of matic 0 . . rgantzatJOn, have apparently made an actor out f B h' o rather Harper and have honored tm recently with the coveted ma k emblem of lllember I11. . ' P 111 the group. F When tlle G lee club went to ew York 111 ebruary t b . o e the first Southern school ever Iepresente I 111 . cl c the national intercollegiate gle 1 u J contest, Brother \\ 'ilkins carried his melodious secon 1 t I' c enor along and helped record Carotna voice B s on runswick and Victor records. 11 il[emb rs 0 f tl s 1e chapter have almost had to tic onlc of 1't . to s energetic freshmen down this year 1 a . <~ep them from entering every branch of Ct!Vtty \V' I1 B ob Harper playing with the · p1 Jt aymakers d " I . ,, . R. an g eemg w1th the glee club . onoy Williams a 11 d "B u d" S l1t1 Ier makmg places' 1 R. r le mythical all-state freshman football team 0 Y \\ill' · tams also selected to captain the fresh111 an baseball tea ' D I" Sl I . . I of . ' m, >tiC 1u er, vtce-prestc ent JI h1s . cia ss, an d Frank Ellison and Clyde Eby I ayma 1. I egu ar on the freshman football team, ){ to appa has been well represented.

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remter Importance to the charJter and esp · j ectally the fre hmen was the initiation held 1 ,~ t before the Easter holidays when nine pledges ere initiated a follows: Bill Scott GreensIJor0 N ' C.\ ·C.; Roy Williams, Hendersonville, N. () ·:N Vaddel .I - Gholson , Henderson . , I\ .C . ,· Frank et ' II nder on, K. C.· Frank Ellison, New ) I >ern N , ' . :-; ' · C.; \\ alter i\I oore Bryson, . \ she\' tile . C!. C.; Watts Farthing, Wilmington, i\. C.; p larles \\1'1 ]son, \Vilson' 1\fill, N. C., and 1 \OJert H Pled arper, Charlotte, N. C. On ly two • ges are left lo be initialed next year, James ' 1lUler f S . N ~ o altsbury, :t\. C., and lyde Eby, of ew Lern J It i .' . . s Wtlh the keenest regret that Kappa an11 . -year graduatton . . of l ounces ll1c Ioss, by tlllcl 0 ,~~ of its most active and well-liked members, · an d r \Ooney" 1)>Oone, past archon. chapter wtt, f epre enta t'tve to c hicago. and Tferberl Branc.I


lr ~'n1er 1louse manager and collector-of -clues exaordinary 111 . l ca mpu s ntustcal · · lt· a re cen comedy ancI mmst el, succe. sfully engineered by an enterpri ing ~dent, Brother Boone, Harper, 1\f cLeod, in ~ner and Hunter participated. The Tar Heel Jts en't·tea I comment said "Rooney" Boone 0





"made the show," that "practically unassisted he made the show funny," and prai eel the quartette in which \Veston Bruner and "Fuzzy" IcLeocl played a prominent part.

Lambda's Progress By E. D. CnrM

LTHOUGH "Progress of Lambda" was the theme of our last discu sion in T IJI·: ST.\R ~\ ' D L.\~IP, we feel sure that our readers will bear with us this time on the same subject, because our strides forward ha\'e been so noticeable that we feel that you will not tire of reading good news. In the pa t few weeks Brothers John Holder, Metz Holder and Robert Gracey were initiated into the national honorary commercial fratermty, Delta Sigma Pi, which is quite a eli tinction at the University of Georgia. Brother Wm. E. Talley was pledged to Alpha Kappa Jlsi. . \t the last meeting of the Economics ociety. Brothers S. ~1 . 1\Ierritt and ] f. E. Smith were elected to the offices of vice-president and secretary and treasurer. Brother Jack Gray was elected pres ident of the International Relations club. Brother George S. Johnson was elected vicepre ident of Georgia Athletic association. Jlrother E. JJ. Crim was elected pres ident of the first year Law class. Brother A. G. Varnedoe was made a istant editor of The . 1griwlturist, a publication of wide scope and large circulation. Next year the editors hip will probably go to Brother Varnecloe, and thi s is the biggest honor on Ag. Hill. Out of the fifteen fraternities here every year about fifteen men arc taken into the "Biftad" club, and this year we had two men to make this honor. They were Brother R H. Gracey and H. E. Smith, Brothers Johnson and Sh 1·lock being the older members from our chapter. ur lat st pledges to Delta Sigma Pi are: H. E. Smith, S. l\1. Merritt and Jas. Williams. Recently six of our freshmen were taken in the Fre hman club, which sponsor one of the b e t dances given at the university.

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M u Finishing Strong B:v 11mn


N u Chapter Active

1I. Cor/1'

By M r·:LVl N KERN

is now end ing one of her greatest years . T he present enrollm ent is larger than ever before and her members have taken more than their shar e of hono rs on the campu s. Twelve men have been pledged, most recently Ed Turner from Rocky Mou nt, a freshman football star. Eight of these twelve have been initi ated, bringing th e enrollment to twenty-two ac ti ves and four p ledges. M u loses four men thi s sp ring by g raduation. Hrother G. B. Caldwell , archon, is an all-state fullback, a record-breaker in track, a member of two honorary societies, The Tombs and Th e Red Friars, a mem ber of th e Glee club, the Greater Trinity club, and the Student coun cil. Brother S. W. P ickens is president of the M usical club and of a literary society, a member of the Dramatic club and Th e Tombs. Drother H. B. Johnson was all -southern catc her in '23 and a ll -state for th e three consecutive yea rs, a football star, president of the Sop homore class, and is a member of The Tombs and The Red Friars. 13rother S. A. Vest is f ini shing hi s pre-medical course in three years and has recently been initi ated into Beta Gamma P i, a scientifi c society. Ilrother Sarn Bundy is vice-president of the class of '27, secretary of a litera ry society, feature editor of the Chanticleer, a member of the Archive staff, and a veteran cheerl eader. B rothers Borland and Bright are managing the varsity basketball and tmck teams next year. B rother All an Pegram made hi s letter in track thi s yea r. Brothers ·w etherby and Bunting and Pl edge Turner were members of the freshman footba11 team . B rothers Cotton and Cassidy were recently initi ated into an honMary frate rni ty, !leta Omega S igma. Brother M. I. P ickens is compl eting hi s postg raduate work thi s spring a nd will r eceive an M.A. degree. Other members are working for sti ll more honors to uphold M u's prestige on the campus.

HINGS are humming at Nu. M id -se me~­ ter exams are over and thoughts are aga 111 turned to the more sublime thin gs of sp ring. N u chapter has initi ated four men who have shown the very keenest interest in the fraternitY and school affairs. They are: A lton O rendorff, Byrum Johnson. Sawyer Abbott. and Carl eton 1--:T.utchin s. Two pledges have been added to our li st: · V ictor Schmidt, of Summ erf ield , Kan s. , wh 0 plays baseball besides bein g a F r osh pre-la'" student. Lewis Stockwell , of Morri ll , Nebr., who is a track star of note, plays a trumpet and is a F reshm an "Bizad." In school activities we have O r endorff and Schmidt as Pers hing Rifles, Abbott, a Gamrna Lambda, and J ohn son, a pledge of Sinfonia. Stockwell is making good use of hi s track pos· sibilities. E r win Domeier and Melvin Ke rn are officers of Delta Sigma P i and Drother Kern is in charge of the gala day for the "Bizad" college. I-:T arold Zinnecker is a captain in the army, and Ray Hall first li eutenant. Maaske and Lewis will accompany th e Glee club on its annual tour. N u is the proud possessor of an inter-£rater· nity bowling skin due to the superior perform· ance of Hall , M. K iffin , Tracy, Sloan, Lieurance and Maaske. Another inter-fraternity champi onship was • I brought to our abode by our Champion "Fight111 Bu11 " Jiggs. Ji ggs entertained some 10,000 loyal Cornhuskers one m orning this winter by making mince meat of the pride of Delta Tau Delta, said Delt clog was sent to the infirmary whil e Jiggs was loudly applauded by all. N u wou ld be will· ing to pit Jiggs again st the hound s, etc., of anY of the other chapters. In bas ketball we were successful in taking a hard foug ht battle of two extra periods frol11 the Sigma N u cagers. We were stumped and eliminated in the second round by th e Kappa Sigs, one of the contenders for the championship.


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le baseball team ha s been energetically ind ulging i . . . , . n sprmg trammg. 1 he 1 · • • l1vers1ty abolished baseball and we are 1Ucky t I . . 0 1ave the va rs1ty star hurler Dome1er as coacl1 d . an h1 s contender for honors, Maaske, as Ott r hurler r Nebraska


again surpassed its own world ecorct in I . . i lav1ng held the largest basketball classic 11 the I hi wor d. This tournament consisted of 339 1 h g, school s of the state. The ni versity was 0 I to the . . . e1ost ·s se V1s1tmg athletes, some 3,00 payand coaches. Nebra 1 \ railey cS<ad was again awarded th e ~lissouri Ottt oor track class ic. We will be host lo the · · · . . Vtsttlllg valley teams at that time, and it PI Olllls 0raska eI to be one of the best ever held. Nelas some bids fo r world's records and IVe ar \V· e expecting big things from our athletes. 1 in lth ebraska's memorial stadi um with a seatIV~J cap_acity of some 40,000, and the Field House eas i; IX regulation basket ball courts we can cl y accommodate any athletic event. u lapter 'II tl WI be host to all visiting Pi Kapps at lat til esp . ne. \Ve expect a large delegation and Pr eclally urge all the Alp ha-Gam brothers to be esent at that time. S.ioan N ea I was recent 1y marned • to M'ISS W'l 1111 a :P arsons of Falls City.

u chapter has for years held the di stinction of having the real parties of the year. \tVe have upheld this tradition in fine style this year. First it was the Fall Party, next a hri stmas Party, and then it was a Chapter Formal at the Scottish Rite temple. \\ ' e have had a number of hou se parties and the one Nla rch 27th was another of the real numbers. Now Brothers, let's look to the future! The Omaha alumni are helping us. The most important feature there is the spri ng ru sh banquet. The active chapter journeys to Omaha to meet the ru bees whom they ha ve lin ed up and to further establish the importance of Pi Kappa Phi. N u chapter enjoys a fairly large range of territory and we have a.iumni in many strategic points, but they aren't making the best of it. \Ve will gladly send rush cards to any brother who has a likely prospect lin ed up and will cooperate in any way possible. Furthermore we suggest that the national ties be strengthened by a co-operative system of informing other chapters of prospective men who are attending their institution. \1\'e have enjoyed some such information in the past and hope that it will continue.

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-rom the mound. ShoWin8 Hall in a~tio't'­ &J' rthe 'l)i Ka:pp.r were f-------""win.nin& the rnit'erf-rat

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Xi Forging Ahead By D.


Omicron Busy By



. '-!NG the past month few thin gs have


Interrupted the diligent purs uit after now]ed ge to which we seriously addressed ourselves after the res ults of the first-term examinat· . IOns had s hown us where we " s tood " Ill the 1 rea m o f sc holars hip. We regr et to say that OL11. 1 . tl . c lapter was cnppled at th e close o[ 1e fir st . b · semeste r by th e lo ss of the foll ow mg . n, Frot hers ·. "D oc " H arman, '"I' ony " Ge1se ' rank p . ayne and Ashby Hlll. Vve recentl y 1 p edged tw e lv ~ men . x·1 . b IS proud of the fact that Brothers EngeleofY, Myers and Hoback have b eco me members the A · c egls society as the r esult of their exe11 enc 1· . e 11 scholars hip and other campus acbvities.

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· Roanol · c 1os1ng ce IS h er m os t s uccess ful d e. bating ton B season. Brothers Myer ' Ram sey, Pax'[' ' oback and Chapman, all m emb ers o f au 1( a appa A lph a, foren s ic fraternity, arc 111ong R I \.Oanoke's undefeated deb aters. 11 a recent " mos t popular student" co ntest ]3 roth S b cr · F. Davies of Frankfort, Ind., won Y a large maJonty. · · . archon, was our r He 1s eprese 11 t . b atJve to the Supreme chapter and ha s f een an outstanding tackle in Virginia football Or th e Past four years. Roallok 1 \V' e 1ad a successful bas ketb a ll seaso n It 11 B I t1 rot 1er Ruth erford and Pledge Haislip 1c outst d' s1 an mg stars while Ram sey has been e ected b h . . Y t e Athletic Council to manage next Year' The inter-fraternit y basketball ch team. · was again hotly contestee.l p·1 I<: ampio ns h 1p appa's d Si an Sigma Chi's were runners up, the :s nosin g out by one point in the final game. l"l.!ong · b W1t 11 the warm s pring days comes ascball A see · majority of th e chapter can be 11 ]3 on the field most any afternoon where (\lrothers Rutherford Miller Captain N ick \.., 1a ' ' B: .Pl11an and Hurt are regulars with Pledges a1slip \i\T . be ' atts and Brown try m g for reg ul ar rths D . . 1. as 51. . a v leS is manager and H yatt JS ll S Stant. [ 27




ITH the advent of the spring student election s O mi cronites find themselves w ith plenty to do. Clarence Williams, '27, is in the race for business manager of Th e Coro!fa . The Co rolla. i th e annual publication of the nl vc rsity. Frank Chambers, '27, of 11irming ham, was taken Ma rch 20. He and Brother 1 ick Hamner, '28, are catchers on A labama's baseball team and promi se g reat things in the near future. Crothers J esse Stallings, Allison .Ament and Freel Crowder transferred their membership from Rho chapter at \ Va hington and Lee University to Omicron after the mid -term exami nation s. Brother Bob Young continued hi s good work on the Alabama ba ketball quintet thi s eason and as a resttlt became one of t he most outstanding and co nsistent players on the team. lli s brother, llill Young. also made hi s letter at center, displaying to a decided advantage hi s long legs. Brother ll a rvey Pugh, the old Os hk os h reli able, made a leiter in the sa me branch of athletics. Th e three above mentioned men are a lso important fa ctors in Coach Crisp's track team. Dob pole-vaults, BiiJ high-j umps and Tr arvey does anything from the 100-yard to t he three-mil e. 11rothcrs Parker l\fize and Herbert Davis were elected to Scabba rd a nd l11 ade, honora ry mili tary fraternity, in th e last el ction. Th ey were selecte d, with some twenty others out of a class of over a hundred off icers. With th e coming of sp ring, the shrubs, trees and g rass a round O micron's new home begin to take on color and present a most pleasing appearance. Other people tell us that we have the prettiest home on the campu s and we believe it.

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I KAPPA PHI is g rowing by leaps and

bounds, but how many of us have ever stopped to think out the reason for this g ro wth





and presti ge. Jl is the work bci ng clone by each indi vidu al chapter and a lumni a nd th e fact that these chapters a rc not onl y grow in g in number over the coun try but also in size. This year P i has clone much to advance Pi Kappa P hi. O ur roll has g row n fro m littl e ove r t wenty to thirty-five and there is not a member who has nol been in at least one or more coll ege activities, and at present there is not a member who is not in good scholastic standing and ever seni or stands within th e fir st third of the class. \Vc have just fini shed by buying a house and furni shing it. l' i al o takes g reat pride in the fact that we have f urni shed many leaders in activ iti es. "N utty" Campbell was elected captain of next year's football team, V/illiam Shand s is manager of the baseball team, Pete Mackey i manager of the ln ivcrsity sto re and Gene Li nd sey has been appointed to hold this place next year . Shaffer \ \ ' imbi sh is president of lhc Glee club a nd George :M cM ill an is bu siness manager. William S hands is president of th e L itera ry society. DuPree J ordan is pres id ent of the D ebating counci l. \ Vi.ll iam Shand s is manager of the Track team. DuPree J ordan is editor-i n-ch . ~~ of the annu al, and George McMillan is assistant editor, and out



o f seven seni ors four we re elected lo honor<l · societies. ~\II~




Tau Acquires House By ToM Eow.\ RDS PRJ NG time finds T au located in a 11 10 :~ desirable house just off of S late College campu s at 129 Forest Roads in a most attracti,·C house. 1 Gett ing a house furnished and sta rted is no as easy as many may think. but we finally 11 1 ~": lered th e proposit ion and during t he ;J!astcl. lances we opened our doors to our friends fol our " house warmin g" in the form of a tea ctancC· On Apr il 1 we initiated P ledges Hugh B~1 r· wick, ·w illi am Taft, Charles Gunn , Kennell· Hyers, and A. J. J enkin . Of this qui~tet of ne'' initi ates Hugh Barwick, better known as '' ne~· ver ," bears th e athl etic ab ility. "Beave r'' i s~ track man and is out to strut hi s wares on thC cinder path. Y./e are rep resented on the baseball sq uad ~)' Broth er J ack B rantly. Jack is a catcher of bl~ league. caliber and S tate College looks fonv~r to him to uphold the receiving end of the wolf· pack.


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Phi In Renewed Activity

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By MJ\T< COT~M JO TJ NSON BERE see ms to be a brighter outl oo k for P hi in the n ear future. A ll the fellows J'L'H the baseball eason in full wi ng ha ve taken on new life in ce the v isit of th e and w ith soc ia l act iviti es such as Litt le executi ve secreta ry. They a r e ju st beginning Commencement dances and plan s for a P i to rea 1·1ze that we ar e a part of a really great Kappa P hi dinner dance in the proces of foranc1 Wonderful national fraternity. mulation, the brothers of Alph a-Aipha chapter \Ve initiated four pledges a co up le of wee ks at Mercer Uni ,·ersity have found li ttle time to ago. Th ey a re as follows: Paul Partrid ge, spend in day dreaming during the pa st few S~ncl prings, Okla.; Clifford Markley, Bart hs- months. Vlll e, Ok la.; Rex Giph ert, E lrens, Okla., an d It a ll sta rted w ith the Little Commencement James Henry, Guthri e, Okla. Th e initi atory dances March 25. A lph a-A lph a, together with degree was put on in fine s hape. Most of th e four o[ the other ; ig ht fratern iti es on the 01 ? memb er s were th er e. Two more pledges ca mpu s, j oin ed force ... · r the time being a nd ~~11 be initiated in a couple of weeks, George staged the F irst Little ommencement in t he 00 cla le a nd Cecil Collins. hi story of the Cni versity this year. On the w hole we believe we o·ot a fine bunch Judg ing from the comment fro m newspapers of fellow . They a ll see m to l~e g reatly inter- and from hundreds who were guest here at ested in the fraternity a nd are doing a ll they the time, t he dances were t he out · tanding can to make P hi a real chapter. Partridge is social events of the season. The fir st dance the assistant ed itor of The Co llegia n (school was given on the night of Marc h 2•3. This was Paper). Markley is in the orch estra a nd band, followed by a costume ball on the succeeding Whil e Gip hert is along with him in tooting a night at the Volunteers armory. ll1ean trombon e. Cecil Collins is captain o f A farewell dinner dance in honor of departth e · . . n gatJve debate team. J ames Henry IS ing brothers and Miss Ina Brown, who wa s VIce-presid en t of Ministerial A llian ce, w hile re-elected spo nsor of the chapter for next yea r, George Goodale is spo rts ed itor of The Collegia n is to be g iven by t he chapter in the latter part ~1 ~ a lso assistant sports edito r of The Tu lsa of May. It is a n annual custom of the chapter ally World. to so honor t he members who wi ll be lost b l:Iere is a littl e elope o n some of o ur old mem- through graduat ion. Miss Brown, pop ul ar hers: ~roth ers Phil Hammon and Rope Perry yo un g soc iety g irl of Macon, was re-elected ave a fme ch a nce of making the baseball team sponsor o[ Pi Kappa Phi by the un an im ou s thi s p1mg, -· b ot l1 are p1tchers. · B rot 11er 1'k en vote of the chapter, and w ill s hare honors with . IS Vice-pres id ent of st udent council, treasurer the brothers who are to be with us no more. 0 _f the junior class a nd is president of the "H urPi Kappa Phi is again repre entecl on the l'lcane Bound ." Brother Foster Green is v ice- baseball d iamo ncl t hi s year, as is true of al l , Pres id ent of the "Hurrica ne Hounds," a pep major sports at Mercer. Brother Wa ll ace organ izatio n of the sc hool. Brot her French B utt , the same young man w ho thri ll ed Mar;'n? erson is the ed itorial writer of ThC' Col- quette, ·w is., football fans with his flashy p lay~gtan. Brother Hayden McDonald, a rchon of in g at end last fall, has taken his place at s hortt e chapter, is a lso a very im po rtant man stop on the baseba ll var ity. Among th e aro und th e school. H e is a member of the freshmen, Pi Kappa P hi I oasts a prospective Student co un ci l, a member of the Pan-Hellenic star ca tcher a nd pitcher for the vars ity of next c~ un cil, president of the Geo logists club , first year in Br ther G. R W ild er and P ledge VIol" . . . . 1111 t Ill school or chestra, co nsultmg geo lo- Cleveland Purcell. \Vilder was a w innin g bet gist on expedition trip s and in many other in the batter" at prep school, and P urce ll is Organizatio ns, h e plays a n important part in a lready throwmg 'em over the plate for the th . eu· make up. frosh team in a manner that baffles. Brother




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THE STAR AND LAMP of PI KAPPA PHI Darby Can n on h as won a berth on the fres h man team at shortstop and shows promise of perhaps g iving Brother B utts a run for hi s money fo r the sa me position on the var sity of next year. But ath leti cs a nd social affairs have not kept the brothers from fulfillin g their duties in the classroom in a creditab le manner. Broth er Frank Cobb has won a place as student professor in the Modern Lang uages department t hrough hi s marked abi lity in Span ish, wh ich subj ect he is now drilling into the domes of fre shmen. Brothe r Paul Eth eridge came to the fr ont in the La"w School by making the hi ghest average in the second year class. Brother Glenn Hasty made t h e third highest average in the class. t\ lph a-Alp ha is proud to a nnoun ce that Brother Dan Davis, who hied himself off to Florida w h en the real estate boom was at its ,peak, is now in business in Macon, where he has bought an interest in a mus ical fir m. He anno un ces that h e w ill wed Miss An ni e Ree Riley, of Maco n, som e time in the near future. Brother Davis was leader of t he co llege band, the g lee club orchestra a nd of a profess ional orc hestra during hi s soj ourn at Mercer. Brother Joe A. McClain, w ho, it will be r emembered, was t h e Master Mercerian of last year, the hi g hest student h onor in the U nivers ity, is now a professor in the Mercer Law School. Brother McClain was in business for some time in F lorida and in Columbus, Ga., before accept in g the position on the Mercer fac ulty. N ine new brothers have b een taken into the fold of Pi Kappa P hi at A lpha-Alpha this year. The n ew brothers are as follow s : Jack Hogg, Rome, Ga.; 'vVilliam Bruner, Laurens, S. C.; Darby Cannon, Lavonia, Ga.; Charles Davi s, Columbus, Ga.; Gordon Kettles, Dalton, Ga.; G. R. Wilder, Sumter, S. C. ; Robert Mar tin, J efferso nvill e, Ga.; M. L. Sto ne, Bo untstown, F la.; Henry Cobb, T emp le, Ga. P ledges C. C. Wilson, Pinehurst, Ga.; Cleveland Purcell, Gainesvill e, Ga., and Wen dell Roberts, Lake City, Fla., are eagerly awaiting

the day when they shall be g ive n the bond of brotherhood. Two of our pledges were lost this year, one to matrim ony, the other to business. Pledge W illia m !l en, Bradentown, Fla., succumb ed when Cupid's da rt t ook effect and is now hap· pily m arried in F lor id a. P ledge Walter Everid ge, freshman football s tar, found it necessary to drop out of school 1 efore hi s initi ation. Three Pi Kapps are now on the r oll of A lpha La mbda Eps il on, a local com mercial fraternitY which is petitioning for a cha rter from Delta igma Pi. Clayton Buchanan, .Walton Smith and 'vV. A. Bugg are members of the loca l fraternity. Brother J. L. F letcher, of Omicron chapter, was a vis itor her e for a few days. Brother F letcher is tra;eling with a surety companY a nd frequently v isits Maco n.

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EXT month mark s the close of a very successful year in every way for Alpha-Hct:t· Since our last letter pledges Dan Logan, Paul Freund , and Charles Ayo have been initi ated. Vve wish to announce the pledging of Dan Peavy, the younger brother of Charli e Peavy. VVhell Dan is initiated he will be the third Peavy to be received into membership. Among the chapter members making honor· ary fraternities are B rotl~ er Val Irion, who was initi ated into P hi P hi , national honorary interfraternity organization, at St. Louis during the Christmas holidays while he was attending the na ti onal convention of Phi A lpha Delta, law fra · ternity. Brother Irion fini shes hi s coll ege career as head of the U niversity Dramatic organization, hav ing been re-elected for hi s fou rth terl11· nrother Charli e Ayo was initiated into Kappa Psi, pharmaceutical fraternity, and our two freshmen lawyers, Brothers I ete Robinson, and Jimmy McCain, have been pledged to P hi lpha Delta, law fraternity. Brother McCa in, associ· ate editor of the Alpha-Bet) occupies the unique position of being a director of publicity for both


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the Glee club and the Dra matic club. He is also !aw d' e ttor on the Huilaba!oo staff. Among our pledges we have Price McClain, . the Commerce bWho has been selected to captam . a ketball team in the intramural athletics. Price ' S also f> a star performer on Alpha- Deta's team . . . · ledge l~Te "lv1 n nry 0 gc1en ts runnmg true to 1 ~app" form dramatically speaking, hav ing been gtven the lead in De Mille's "Food." ] n inter-fraternity athleti cs the Alpha-Deta Ilasketl II )a team defeated the fast Sioma Chi team 14 to 10 . We play the Pht . . Kappa b s·tgs next d . . . . an strong oppos1t10n 1s expected. Our tenn, 8 t . . n eam composed of Pnce McClam and llddy Logan defeated the K. A. team. A Alpha-Beta loses four by graduation thi s yea r: Cd. Sims, Jimmy Thompson, Val Irion, and harlie Peavy. lrion graduates in law, Thompon graduates in commerce, and Peavy and Sims 10 l~e to sta rtle the scientific world by their expl~~ts in the field of medicine. I he ~econd issue of the A lpha-B et, our month1 y Pubitcation, has been sent out to the various ~lapters. The credit for publishing the 1/p!taet goes largely to Brother Irion , who has Worke .. ., c1 untmngly. b Lrother Frank Kimmel of Omega, who has een staying in the hou se for a while, has retllrn d e to Chattanooga. 'rhe fall term of Tulane opens up September 23 t ' 1926, and we remind brothers of other chapers that we would like to have their recomlllend a t'tons on new men by that date. T he mat'1 a ddre ss o f the chapter is 830 Audubon St., New 0 rlean s L·t









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Brothers Crary and Bradley won offices in the recent student body elections. Brother Crary snatched a seat on the honor court a nd Brother Bradley electioneered with enough s uccess to cause him to now sit among th e elect of Gatortown, namel y, the executive council of the student body. A lso Brother Alfred "Red" Smith was sig nally ho n o red by receiving the captaincy of the 1927 Gator basketball team. He is also a star on the University of Florida track team and recently made a trip to Cuba to take part in the track m eet between Florida and the University of Havana. IJrother Frank "Chunker" Thrower has cinched his place at the hot corner on the Florida baseball team. Brother Tom Owens is playing first on the freshman baseball team, and Brother Van Landingham is making a game fight to hold down seco nd base. Pi Kappa Phi has ha I a man on ev ry Gator athletic team this year. Clyde orton was a main stay on the line of the Fighting Gators and Tom Owens was a fast back on the freshman grid team, and Pledge Plockerman played with t.he first year basketball outfit. Four of A lpha-Epsilon' s freshmen have been honored by election to membership in the newly organized "Bacchu s Club." They are Jlrothers Permenter, Owens, \\'rig ht and Roge rs. ,,1!...




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AY out where the \Vest begins, out in the land of rain and sunshine, A lpha-Z eta is striving to uphold the standards of Pi Kappa Phi. The school yea r which is gradually drawing to a close has proved fairly successful for Alpha-Zeta from ma ny viewpoints. '0/e have increased our scholarship. acquired a prosperous hun ch of pledges, and have rai sed our sta nd ards on the campus. \Ve have pledged ti'ineteen men. Of these we have six who will be initiated in the near future. Some of these men have showed up very well on the campus. Glen \iVetzel. from Kellogg. Idaho. earned hi s letter tn rook foot-


THE Sl'AR AND LAMP of Pr KAPPA PHI ball ; Chuck \\' eber is on the roo k debatin g sq uad; Geo rge H am mula, a sophomore, is a twoyear man of th e R. 0. T. C. pi stol team ; Karl Z ieber w ill make the rook tenni s squad; and 1rving Rosvo.ld is in lin e for a job on the BarOIII et cr, the co ll ege dail y. r\s to intra mural athl etic , if our expectations do not go ami ss, we sha ll be co ntenders for two cups : one in baseball and one in tenni s. Financia ll y spea king, we a re doing well. '!'h e house in whi ch we are li ving should be paid for by th e yea r 1928 and th en our plan s call for a new house to be erected on our two lots. Al ph a-Zeta is ha ving an informal dance very soon whi ch promi ses to be a big affair for it is th e fir st one we hav e had for quite a while, clue to coll ege restriction s.

of off ice a s president of the s tucl enty body is proving very s uccessful. O ur chapter feels the need of a new hotlle and with o ur committee earn estly at work and with the co-operation of the Birmingha!ll A lumni chapter we are hopin g t o enter our new $18,000 ho m e next fall. \V e J1 ave two new pledges, Ear.! J ackson of E nsley and Ralph I lawkin s of East Lake. Brothers Ja ck son and Brown are holding berth s o n the vat"' ity pitching staff. April 3, I \rot her 13rown allowed Birmingham Southern, our traditional riv a l, o nly two hits. He won hi s game 2 to 0.

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IT H the second sem este r rapidly drawin g to its clo se, A lph a-Eta is in a whirl to leave every thin g in fir st-cla ss condition for next year. vVe are hav in g the Birmin g ham A lumni chapte r m ee t w ith u s eve ry other week. This seem s to be t he mo s t fea sibl e id ea to create an undying interest in our fraternity and we are very proud to h ave the older brothers with u s. The a lumni chapter i proving its valu e to aid us w it h p la ns for the future growt h of our chapter. O n April J 5 we held our last initi ation of Ps i Delta alumni. Letters have been mailed out and a comm ittee appo inted b y the archon h as see n many in person. It g ives us g r eat pleas ure to a nn o un ce th e initi a ti on of J. Perkin s Prewitt, professor of journali sm, into Pi Kappa l'hi. Ur th er Prewitt is o ne of the lea din g jou rn a li t s of the so uth , hav in g held the positi o n of c ity editor of Th e 11irmingham News until a short tim e ago. He is now pres id ent of the Birmingham Safety co un ci l a nd h ead of j ournali s m in Howard college. A lph a-Eta is s till in the lead in s tudent activ iti es on th e camp us. Brot her Warren's term




HE J a ll the fellows had checked in on the fir st nig ht of the new term we found sever a l changes . Eugene Howell was not 1 ack, having d ecided to s tay out and worl< until nex t fall. Willard Olson decided to take the examin ation for Annapolis and, though we hate to see him leave, we wish him the best of lucie Tommy J ermin has started an art ad路 verti sin g shop which will keep him busy thiS term but he will be back later. Waldo Proctor called up from his home with the news that hC was under the doctor's care; guess he was ashamed to admit that it was the measles. The las t of th e unfortunates came jn the next cia)' when Alonzo Langworthy arriv ed with the a nnouncement that it was the measles that held him overdue. \tVilbur Stelzer, one of our pledges, was unable to come back, having decided to stay out and recuperate from hiS illn ess of la st term. Then on Friday night came word that George MacKensie, another pledge, had ju st go ne to the college ho spital and was co nfin ed a s o ur third m easles victim. O ur party proved unu sually success ful last term. With Tommy Jermin's Amphion Revel路 ers playing in th e cozy Little theatre s uccess would h av e been assured even though it were not A lph a-Theta s party. But with that last a ss urance-we ll, ask some one who went. we


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are glad to say that we had the pleas ure of the presence of Brother Dr. Davis of Nu that evening; and more than pleased to add that as he is now our di trict in spector we will see him often. With spring practices well under way we several men out. "Sailor Boy" Culbert IS r . unn111g the mile at a pretty stea d y c J'1p. Barold Bargewell is making a strong bid for hortstop. Harry Smith has made the varsity te11 1· · , n squad. Among the freshmen Lou1e I,aYmond is running the di stanc e with the thinclads While Otmer Schuster is on the fre s h baseball sq uad along with Earl Runner, a Pledge.




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Dick Jones Star Outfielder One of the star outfielders of Oklahoma's trio of classy gardners is Dick Jones (A lph a-CamIlla )' of Okemah. He will make a bid for the centerfield position again this year when practice for the team begins. Jones was second to Joe Mayes in batting on the team last year during the l\Tissouri \'alley season. His percentage was .340. Not an error was chalked up against Jon es in ~he field, he fielding 1000 as the other two OklalOma outfielders did. Jones' greatest feat of the season occurred in the fir s t game of the W as 111ngton • • a t NT01· senes lllan 1 . S . 2 t ast Y.ear, a g~me which the oonei s 1~011 1. His two tnples saved the day for Okla1 10111a that day. . . \\'' ' Ith the score 1 to 0 in favor of \Vash111gton 111 the last of the ninth inning, Jones poked a




three-bagger in left field off Levi, Piker pitcher. I Je tied the score when he came home on \\ ·est's sacrifice fly. Snodgrass won the game for the Sooners in the Ia t of the tenth inning. getting to first on an error and sco ring on 11erd's singl e. Jones has one more year after this one to se n ·e on the team.-Thr Ok/aho111a 1 aily.




Warns Against Greek Fraternity League Mr. H. R J o hn ston, chairman of the Interfraternity Conference, i s ues the followin:~· warning regarding the Greek Fraternity League: "It has just come to our notice that a certain association tyling itse lf the Greek Fraternity Leagu purporting to have offices at 226 Broadway, New ) Tork City, has been circularizing individual chapters of fraternities and sororiti es throughout the country sol icitin g $1.00 s ub criptions from und ergraduates to be used for broadcasting propaganda aga in st radical s and 'Red .' and favorable to Ame ri can college fraternities. "The Interfraternity Conference ha no knowledge whatsoever of the Greek Fraternity League and an investiga tion made on March 27 disclosed that the League is not li sted on the bulletin board at 2D6 Broadway, nor is it in the telephone directory. Inquiries by o ur represe ntative fail ed to disclose any office of the League at this address."

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DIRECTORY PI KAPPA PHI FRATERNITY Founded at the College of Charleston, Charleston , S. C., December 10, 1904. J llCOI po1 a ted u11 der the Jaws of the State of Sou1 l1 Carolina, December 23, 1907.

FOUNDERS SIMON FoGAR1'Y, }R., 151 Mou ltrie Street, Cha rl eston, S. C. ANDREW ALEXANDJ::R KRoEG, JR., Chapter Etern al, February 8, 1922 LAWRENCE HARRY MIXSON, 217 East Bay Street, Charleston, S. C.

GENERAL OFFICERS SUPREME COUNCIL S11pre111e Archon GtWRGJ:: D. DRIVER, N 1309 Telephone Building Omaha, Neb raska.

Suprcllle !-listorirm B. NIXON, ]] Emory Un iversity, Ga.

S11pre111e Treas11rer

J. CH F.S'I'IlR RJ::£V£S,



3-12 West Peachtree Street Atlanta, Ga.

S~tprellle flditor RICIIAilll L. YouNG, K 2 c\ shiand Avenne, Miclwood 1\ lathll Charlotte. N. C.

Supre llle Secretary EI.Mt•:R N. TURNQUTS'I', "(' 5o76 Ridge Avenue Chicago, Illinois

THE CENTRAL OP'FI CE Room 12, 39 Hroacl Street, Charleston, S. C. Telephone 2864 Ct-:o. 1.!:. S III"I·:'I'Z, E.vcc111.i·ue Secretary .·Ill CO IIII/11(//icalions of a. .'}rnrra/ na111re sho11 /d be s, 111 lu the Ce11tra l Office, a11d 11ot to tlldir:idua/s.


First District K. C. LAUTER 2709 East 19th Street Brooklyn, N. Y.

Sixt h District G£o. B. Ev£RSON Pa latka, P'lorida

Eleventh District RALPH E. ANDERSON 919 Terminal Build ing Li ncoln, Nebraska

S eco11d District DR. A. P. wAGENER

S 1'7'ell th District Ltto H. Pou Jasper, Alabama

Twelfth District GLEN G. H!l.FORD Box 11 06 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Third District KJ::NN£'rH l\ 1. BRIM Greensboro, North Carolina

GirJhth District CJ.ANCY A. LATHAM 1201 llihern ia Bank Building New Orleans. La.

Thirtee11tlt Dist1·ict PAur. S. BoREN 2614 Dwight Way Berkeley, Californi a

Fourth District CHAM. FREEMAN L. L. Allen & Co. Spartanburg, South Carolina

N i11th District WADE S. Bm.r Otterbein, [nd.

Pourtcenth Dist1·ict WAI.TllR R. Jo NF.s 7034 Sycamore Avenue Sea ttle, Washin~ton

Fifth District T. R. W AGGONF.R 405 1\ lacon Nat'! Bank Bldg. Macon, Georgia

Teuth District V. R. FLEMING 306 North State Street Champaign, Ill.

Pi( tecnth Dist1·ict DR. J, DwiGHT DAVIS l\1ichi gan Tuberculosis Sanitarillll 1 Howell, Michigan

Roanoke College Salem, Virginia



Schola·rship Co111111ittee

Ritual Co111111ittee

DR. WM. E. ED INGTON, Chairlllan 633 Russell Street West LaFayette, Indiana

DR. J. PR IEND DA v, Chairmau 11 9 Gates Hall, Univ. of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

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Song Booll Co 111111iltee H. RAy STAATI(R FRI!D R. STURM, Chair111an 30 North LaSalle Street Chicago, lll inois


UNDERGRADUATE CHAPTERS The linNOTE :-The address following the name of the college or university in every case is the official address of the Chapter. retary e following the address indicates the date on which the C ha pter meets. Officers are requested to inform the Executive Sec· Promptly o£ any changes taking place, either in personnel of officers or in dates of meetings.

ALPHA D. . C • rstnct No. 4-College of Charleston ::; harleston, South Carolina. R.aturday evening. L. ~- · Warn:r,Aw, Archon · · HAMJLTON, Sec1·etary B~TA · · f · Drstnct No. 4-Presbyterian College R·lo sguth Car?lina, Clinton, C. STrn ay evenmg. TH~Es N. Hucns, ]R., Anlio11 5 1 · -I. GRAF'I'ON, Secretary G-'\~ i~I A . · Drstrict No. 13-University of California 26 H 14 Dwight Way. M:erkeiey. California. H EOn day evening. Gr;~SCH Er. Y. I-1YD£, Archon • · D. MnLER, Sec1·e tar3' i.o:PSILON · · R • Drstrrct No. 3-Davidson College Thx l.l8. Davidson, N. C. W ur~day evening. J. MI"GRACEY, ]R., Archon · '-UGT.ER, Secretary

XI, District No. 2-Roanoke College Box 263, Salem, Virginia. Tuesday evening. Ar.FRED D. HuRT, Archon PAur, I NGI,ES, Secretary OMICRON, District No. 7-University of Alabama Pi Kappa Phi House, University, Alabama \V ednesday evening. NoR~rAN S. i\JoRGA N, Arc/ton J. R. RAM SEY, Secretary


PI, District No. 5-0glethorpe University Oglethorpe University, Georgia. Wednesday evening. P£1'1l T. J ACKEV, A1·cl10n J. B. D£r<r,rl, Secretary RHO, District No. 2-Washington and Lee University I White Street, Lexington, Virginia. Wednesday evening. Drcuv C. W!lsT, Arc/ton BERN BuU.ARD, Sen·etm·3'




TAU, District No. 3-North Carolina State College State College Station, Raleigh, N. C. Monday evening. II. 11. R~: nwr NJ<:, Arc/ton 'f rr os. Vv. EnwARilS, Sec1·etarj•

• Drstrict No. 4-Wofford College ~Partanburg S C •u I • . . C esr ay evening. CHrrr.rlv, Archo11 · RoGERS, Sce~·e t01·y

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U PSILON. District No. tO-Uni versity of Illinois 106 East Green Street, Champaign, Illinois ~londav evening. C. V. TAu,EY, A1·c!ron T. Vv. WrNTON, Secreta1·3'

rstnct No. 5-Emory University ThJ<aapa Phi fiouse, Emory University, Ga. EM rs ay evenmg. GEQORy H. SMITH, A1·chon · D. PATTERSON, ]R., Secretm·y

1OTA D· . • • r s tnc~ No. 5-Georgia School of Technology 17 Sun~ast Frfth Street, Atlanta, Georgia C ay afternoon. VVAV. HEcK, ]R., Archon r. LowNnrl , ]n., Sec1·etary KAppA D. . . . . p· • rstnct No. 3-Unrversrty of North Carolrna We~(appa Phi House, Chapel Hill, N. C. DA N nesday evening. W . K Mooml, Arc!lou lA · H. Euv, Sec1·etm·3•


District No. 5-University of Georgia Mor ~ougherty Street, Athens, Ga. A lC ay evening. p· ~· VARNEDOE, A1·cho11 ftJ ~.. · CntM, Secretary 1 'nDrstrict No. 3-Duke University 1'I~rrham, North Carolina G Brsday evening. s;,M· DCALnwrn.r., ]R., Archon · . BuNnY Sec1•etm·y



· District No. !! -University of Nebraska 1820 B S Mo d treet_, Lincoln, Nebr. 'N 11 ay evenmg. RA~LTHER WHEELER, Archon ALL, Secretary

l:'I-IT, District No. 12-University of Tulsa Tulsa. Oklahoma. Tuesday evening. I-T. Vv. McDoNAJ.D, Archon CJJAS. F. BuRNS, Secret01·y CHI. District No. 6-John B. Stetson University Pi Kappa Phi House, DeLand, Florida. \"' erlnesdav evening~. ] . T.rros. S M nrr, /1 rclron LA wr!I;Ncrl Dr·:RNA RD, Scc1·etm·3' PST. District No. ! -Cornell University 115 Ridgewood Road, Ithaca, N. Y. Monday evening. S. G. PATERSON, Archon STANLEY G. ERrCSON, Secretar:y ·OMEGA, Di~trict No. 9-Purdue University 40 N . Salisbury St., West LaFayette, Ind. Mond ay evening. 0. A. KT NZER, Archon H. 0. MEVJlR, Secretm·y ALPHA-ALPHA. District No. 5-Mercer University 1424 Lawton Ave, Macon, Georgia. Wednesday evening. J. D. Fr,EM TNG, Archon GJ·:RALD H. TEASLEI', Secretary

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THE STAR AND LAMP of I I KAPPA PHI ALPHA-ETA, District No. 7-Howard College, pi

ALPHA-BETA, Dtstnct No. 8-Tulane University 830 Audubon Street, New Orleanos, La. Monday evening. CHAS. D. PEAVY, ]R., A1·chon Ar.PHONSO R. SIMS, Secretary ALPHA-GAMMA, District No. 12----..U niversity of Oklahoma, 757 DeBarr, Ave., Norman, Okla. Monday evening. LtiST,IJo: M. STONE, A1'Chon RouT. \V. I NGRAM, Sec·retary ALPHA-DELTA, District No. 14-University of Washington, 5212 18th Ave., N . E., Seattle, Wash. Monday evening1. RussEr. E. FRASER, A1·cho1~ CHAS. A. PoRTER, SeC1·eta1·y ALPHA-EPSILON, District No. 6-University of F lorida. Box 63, University Station, Gainesville, F lorida. Tu esday evening. LA WRllNCE E . CRARY, Archo11 KERMY1' W. CALLAHAN, Sec1·etary ALPHA-ZETA, District No. 14-0regon Agricultural College, 31 North 26th Street, Corvallis, Oregon. Monday evening. Ntli.SON J. HoAr., Arrhoa Ctus. A. Or.S£1'\, Secrcla1')'

Kappa Phi House, Birmingham, Ala. Monday evenin g. LtlN'l' S. BR!lWSTER, Archon L. EARl~ CARROLL, Secretary ALPHA-THETA, Di strict No. IS-Michigan State Col· lege, P i Kappa P hi House, East Lansing, Mich. Monday evening. ORSON D. BIRD, Archoa TlARr.ow R. BRIGHAM, Secretm·J' *DELTA (1908- 12 )-Furman University University anti -fraternity regulation. *THETA (19 13-15 )-Ci ncinnati Conservatory of l\1ll 5 i~·­ Withdrawn acco unt professional standing of instJ· tution. *S IGMA ( 1910-13 )-University of South Carolina. State anti-fraternity law. * norm ant chapters.


Alumni officers are requested to inform the Executive Seer etary promptly of any changes in personnel and addressel, or agreement as to time and place of meetings.

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