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Contents, Dedication. Board

Editors.

of

Introduction. College Calendar. Board

of

Managers.

Faculty. History

of

College During the Past Year.

The Prof.'s Hunt

for

Grounds.

Classes. 'Neath

the

Hood.

A Glorious Achievement.

Sketches Courses

of

Study.

Brave Sophomores.

Lippitt Hall. In Memoriam.

General Calendar. Applied

Quotations.

Nonsense. Manuscripts

for

Sale.

Military Companies.

Clubs. Associations. Advertisements.


Captain

T. T.

T]!?of^0poon,

ws,

who

appreciate

his

kindly

dedicate

interest

and

help,


Q0oarb of ^Utote.

EOitor=iii=Cljlef. E. PAYNE.

aesistfiiit EPitotB.

HARRY KNOWLES, BLYDON

SALLY E.

R.

THOMPSON,

KENYON.

3Su6liieBS fliaiiagec aiiS Seccctarj!.

ALFRED W.

BOSWORTH.


jfn^robuch'on.

EAR READER:

Since pare

"The

we

appointed by

were

Grist"

of

'99,

fearful trials and tribulations. and

the

old

jokes.

dreams

thankful.

wishing

to

than

realized

boss met

is

anything

not

conundrums and

member

work,

to

was

to

be

so

and

into

some

sort

tions with which a

hopeless

we

task ;

into the of order we

for

had

task the been

of

sorting

chaos of

deluged.

after weeks of

gave way beneath the

strain.

scrap

bosses,

all

energies

that

so

more

should each have to do his share of work; our

indeed

are

each

while, however,

a

all

were

wc

one,

there

After

we

through

sleepless nights,

gray

wanting

business

else.

that, although

not

model

a

and

for

is

passed

Oh ! the

by original

hair

staff

be we

haunted our

Our

whenever

ping

If

class to pre

our

have

we

threw

we

putting

literary produc Alas !

it

superhuman

Only

we we

two

more

was

effort

da}'S


were

left

printer. at

in "

which

to

The Grist

random

which you

from will

"

the find

have

the

must be

copy

published,

great pile of in

the

and for

we

would

get satisfaction our

advise ;

but

task is done, and

you do we

to not

are

seek

ask tired.

for

so we

selected

MS.

following

the

pages.

reader, there should be anything in them

feelings,

ready

to

out us

to

the

rubbish

If, dear hurt your

the writer

help

you,


o%e

^a^enbdf.

lElinter actm.

January 3, i January 27 February 22

Term

p. m

begins.

Day of Prayer for Colleges.

Washington's Birthday. '. Term ends.

March 25,

Spring Heim.

April

4,

May June June June June

30,

Term ........

begins.

Arbor Day.

Memorial Day.

6,

Senior Examinations

..... .

begin.

Baccalaureate Sunday.

12,

Commenceinent.

14,

....... .

18,

10 A.

M.,

Entrance Examinations.

....

ffall Cctiu.

September September September September

10 A.

i, 2,

m.,

.

.

.

.

F^ntrance Examinations.

19, 20,

10 A.

m., Examination of Conditioned Students.

19, 20,

10 A.

M.,

21,

p.

i

.

.

.

Entrance Examinations. Term

m.,

begins.

Thanksgiving Day. December 22,

Term ends. 1S99.

Jlfflintec ICecm.

January January

2,

.

i

3,

p.

.

.

Examination of Conditioned Students. Term

m.,

March 24

begins.

Term ends.

Spring ttcrm.

April April

3,

.

4,

I

June II, June 13

.

p.

.

.

Examination of Conditioned Students. Term

M.,

begins.

Baccalaureate Sunday. Term ends.

.......


(^oarb of (yyianagere. Corporation.

Ne..port County.

HON. MELVILLE BULL

Bristol County.

Hon. H. C. Coggeshall

Hon.

Jesse V.

B. Watson,

.

Washington County.

.

.

Kent Comity.

Hon. Henry L. Greene

Providence County.

Hon. Gardiner C. Sims,

fficcte ot Corporation.

Hon. C. H. Coggeshall, J'rcndent.

P O.. Brislol, R. 1.

.

.

P

Hon. Henry L. Greene, Viee-PresidenI, Hon. Gardiner C. Sims, Hon. MELVILLE Bull,

Clerk,

Treasttrer,

P O., Providence, R. I.

.

.

.

O., Riverpoint, R. I.

.

P O.,

Newport,

R. I.


facuft^. JOHN HOSEA WASHBURN,

Ph.

D.,

Pn/,o, 0/ Asricll,-al Chmitlry.

HOMER JAY WHEELER, Ph. D.,

ANNE LUCY

BOSWORTH,

E. JOSEPHINE

WATSON,

B.

S.,

A. M.,

WILLIAM ELISHA DRAKE, B. S.,

OLIVER CHASE WIGGIN, M. D.,

WILLIAM WALLACE WOTHERSPOON, Captain, iitli Infantr,-. U. S. .4.,


HARRIET LATHROP MERROW, A. M., rr/,,r 0/ Boty.

ARTHUR AMBER BRIGHAM, Ph. D., P.,/c,ur o/ Asrkll,.rc.

GEORGE WILTON FIELD. Ph. D.,

FRED WALLACE CARD, M. S., P^,./,oy / H.,rticllur,:

JAMES DE LOSS TOWAR,

B.

S.,

JOHN EMERY BUCHER, A. C, Ph. D.,

ARTHUR CURTIS

SCOTT,

B. S.,

MABEL DE WITT ELDRED, B. S.,

MARY WATKINSON

ROCKWELL,

LUCY HARRIET PUTMAN,

B.

S.,


THOMAS CARROLL RODMAN,

HELEN ELIZABETH BROOKS,

CHARLES SHERMAN CLARKE, B. S.,

JOHN FRANKLIN KNOWLES.

B.

S.,

HOWLAND BURDICK, B. S.,

CHARLES FRANKLIN KENYON, B. S.,

LOUIS HERBERT MARSLAND, B. S.,

GEORGE BURLEIGH KNIGHT,

NATHANIEL HELME,


^i6tot^

of o%e burtn^ ^^e

improvements

nHE

at

the

exceeded in number and

1 ceding

The who

made.

have received

Taft

tory; and the

in honor of the governors

building,

granite from

appropriations for building were Davis Hall; the experiment station

the mechanical

Laboratory; new

past year, Lippitt Hall. built of

names

in office at the time the

The dormitory is called

building,

college during the past year have importance those in any one pre-

year.

buildings

were

^ast 'gear.

building,

which has been

This la.st is

a

Ladd Labora

completed during the

noble

looking

structure,

the

college quarry. Over the entrance is the granite. There are but three floors; the first

State seal carved in

containing the physical laboratory, the electrical laboratory, and engine room, in which is kept the printing press for doing the

the

college

On the .second floor

printing.

are

two

recitation rooms,

a

lecture

room, the young ladies'

the

supervision of

drill hall.

being

It is

one

capacity

study room, and the library, which is under regular librarian. The third floor is a spacious

one

of the finest halls in this part of the country, thirty-eight feet long, and a

hundred and

of

one

only increases

develop

a

having

thousand.

The acquisition of this

the facilities for

.social life at the

not

to

college.

The barracks and carpenter's

Lippitt Hall,

seating

building

work, but also makes it possible

shop have been moved east of and the interior of the former has been converted into


chemical laboratory and lecture room. This laboratory is much larger, and, because of its excellent hoods, better than the one formerly used in Taft Laboratory. These buildings have been a

moved for the purpose of

clearing

The government has built half campus, which

of

Kingston There

mile of

greatly facilitates travel,

as

road around the

.sample

the chief characteristic

soil is mud.

were so

many

that the two attic

applications

rooms

these additions

even

the campus. a

for admission

the third floor

on

proved insufficient for

to Wat.son Hou.se

were

furnished

the demand.

;

but

During

the winter the M. E. M. G. F. G. Club connected with Watson House gave

a

very successful

used for the

were

entertainment, the proceeds

improvement

of the

reception

One destructive feature entered with all this was a

slight damage done of

professor

botany

was

to the

of which

room.

prosperity,

and that

botanical

the most

laboratory by fire. The seriously affected by the loss of

her herbarium.

The

new

members of the

faculty

ceeded Miss Peckham ;

Miss

Dr.

of

Bucher, professor

chemist

;

and L. H.

are

Eldred,

chemistry;

Marsland,

Miss

Rockwell, who

suc

who succeeded Miss Helme ;

C.

F.

Kenyon, assistant

assistant in mathematics.

Those who have watched the growth of the institution fully

appreciate

these

improvements,

and

we

hope

the

coming

of "The Grist" will be able to relate further and greater than have yet been

accomplished.

volumes

successes


C^e^rofee0or'0 j^uni A Prof,

one

day a-huuting

Ground circuits He

new

to

for (^rounba.

went

find.

this quest was so intent Nought else could fill his mind. on

And wheu

a shaky joint was found Johnny Wilby's room. spread the news for miles around His face with joy did bloom.

In

He

the tin cup he thought he could A nice short circuit get,

Through

Aud that it Fie

right through

came

willing

was

the

wood.

to bet.

He to the All

engine room did go. joints with tape he wrapped day, high and low. see if wires were tapped.

;

He hunted all

To

That circuit through the old tin cup A mystery will remain. Unless the secret's

By naughty

Mr.

Of currents from

a

given up Payne. magneto

We've heard, when turned by hand ; But how a shock through wood could go We'll never understand.


\


^c Ch^UB.


'M901/' CLASS COLORS: Crimson and White.

E have

m

of

We

people;

to

told

at "

us

submit

terms of

to

the

long

we

in

we

college life, public the record

we

entered the Rhode Island

making acquaintances

found them to be

a

genial

classes, but

selected

to have them of

a

among the

.set of young

finst they sometimes sent

Bear Stories."

During

us to the wrong the first few weeks our

appear decorous must have caused

among the other

When

not

and

although or

efforts

we

September, 1897,

were

classmen,

places,

pride that

events.

our

On the 2ist of

College. upper

nearly completed three

now

and it is with

our

that

different

much

amusement

is no more.

class

pins, design from

some

of the members wished

that used at present ;

but, asked us to keep the old change. In October the Juniors gave a reception to our class, at which we made many new acquaintances, and received our first impres sions of college society. when the other classes and the

design,

we

For the the

agreed

most

Freshman;

"Cold

faculty

not to make any

part the

Sophomores

have refrained from

troubling

a few of them did, however, try to give us Baths," but they retired with more speed than grace.

some


The Class had

football team of its own,

no

'97, but it showed its ability and

winning

several members

on

great honor, and

one

spring

we

in

combining

each of the several games

formed

during

with the

the

;

Sophomores, We also had

played.

the "varsity" eleven, which is in itself of which few classes

cau

boa.st.

base-ball team, which has

a

a

very

Early in

the

amply upheld

the

honor of its class. Of

Our

have

course we

to have "

"Sousa" in

mascot

"

our our

explains itself.

Well!

we are

we

prophesy

meet you

again

has every

His favorite

pastime

we are

now

in the next "Grist."

was

prominent

proud

on

each

to any well informed per

is

now, but

Sophomores.

trouble ; and

class;

.several other musicians of note.

"elevens," which

only Freshmen

chasm" and become for

as

always brings good luck ; he

of the above-mentioned son

"curios,"

midst, also

dancing

soon we

the Schottische.

"cross the awful

Then let the Freshinen beware we

bid you

good-bye,

until

we


J'res^man CLASS YELL:

Here

we

Ciase.

Come I

Here

we

Come!

Tlie Noble Class of 1901 1

Officers.

K.

CLARNER, JR., President. W. S. MOFFITT, Vice-President. L. J. REUTER, Secretary. D. CAMPBELL, Treasurer. Miss M. W.

ROCKWELL, Honorary

Carlton G. Andrews Edwin T. Arnold Nellie A. Briggs Chjvrles S. Burgess Isabel N. Cl.ark Edna E. D.^wley William J. Dawley Arthur A. Denico Ernest Graham Robert E. Grinnell Charles H. S. Harrower Fanny L. Hopkins Henry O. Hopkins Garabad Krekorian Earle A. Landers Ch.arles a. LeCl.air Dudley Newton, Jr. Sarah W. D. Palmer Thomas C. Riley Arthur A. Sherman Anna B. Sherman Elizabeth A. Sherman

.

.

.

Usquepaug .

Mi'ddletowji. Peace Dale. .

Plainfield, Conn. Plainfield, Conn. Harpoot, Turkey. Newport. .

Bristol.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Howard D. S.mith Fanny E. Stillman Emily P. Wells Charles W. Wilcox .

.

.

.

Kenyon. Kenyon. Narragansett Pier. Wakefield.

.

.

Potter Hill. Woonsocket. Slmnnock. Providence

.

Newport. Wakefield. Lafayette.

Portsmouth.

Kingston. West Kingstofi. North Scituate.

Kenyon.

Kingsto:


1900. CLASS COLORS ; White and Gold. CLASS YELL

Whoop=la=ra

:

I

Whoop=la=ree

Walk up I

Chalk up!

I

Upideel 1900 I

HEN

we

took leave of you

you later ;

"

and

(Please observe saw

you

We

an

sorry to

deny

this class of 1900.

our

"

so

we

we

of

our

promised

"

to

"

word,

7ioiis

see

void."

have studied French since

of

some

are

we

who looks after

very

One notable fact is that

certainly

Jollie

"

as

been

our

have

as we

membership of thirty.

a

some

strange things

we

growing we

"

always

about

Fry

too "Cross" of

it has

formerly, yet

number is called Greene, but

Wheeler all his

members, but,

our

still have

that there

The class has

and it is not One of

have lost

equal number,

We cannot

game.

that

we

year ago,

last.)

are

gained

a

as we are men

Yes-sir=reel

a

"

large

also have

a

"

our

late,

Soul(e)."

Brightman

Another fellow has been

understanding.

life, yet his achievements in mathematics

a

are even

brilliant than his

cycling record. One of our young ladies is taking shocks, and of catching Arachnida, ophidia, Lepidoptera, bacertilia, shy chophiladee, Lamellibranchiata, and more

very fond of

other such creatures, but

The

proposition

in

one

receive

a

but

concluded that

we

Sp(h)inx

these

things

of the early

among we

our

could

"

never

seem

Sophomore

number

was

Tucker

"

to "Hurter."

class

meetings

at first rather

in.

to

startling,


Some members of the class have been

electing expression, and particularly large blot alights on a particularly fine mechanical drawing there is conclusive evidence that they have not when

a

studied in vain. We had

shed, but

'99

and

have been

think

we

we

is not the

The ber.

chance to immortalize ourselves by

no we

building

to lose

as

our

a

drill

Carpenter,

one

gifted

with architectural abilities.

of March eleventh

is

one

shall

we

long

remem

At that time Miss Putnam received her classmates at Watson

House.

The hours passed merrily, and

with cheers for We hold

opportunity

honorary

our

ill will

to

beat them at foot-ball.

in the

with all the

pri\-ileges

excepting way

the

left the air rang

college events,

we

and

refusing

us

an

We welcome them to the we

must

and appurtenances thereto

mysteries of Trig

"Wells"

as

of

we

the Freshmen for

against

course

as

member.

no

place which,

our

unfortunate

shall yet be able to demonstrate that the class of

only

evening

so

Chemistry, while

may toward the

joys

and

soon

vacate ;

belonging, "

we

not

Steere"

perplexities

of

Junior life. It is with sincere regret that

yet it is have as

a

pleasure

always

they go

to

out

from

we

acknowledge

shown us, and to us

give

say

good-bye

to the class of

'98

;

the courtesy and kindness they thera

our

heartiest

and from their Alma Mater.

good wishes


^op^omorfe

Cfasfi.

officers.

E. MUNRO, President. Miss S. L.

JAMES, Vice-President.

Miss E. M.

Honorary Miss Lucy Harriet Putnam

PARKHURST, Secretary. A. PEARSON, Treasurer. Me abe .

Netvton, Mass.

Members.

William Ballou Arnold Glen Isaac Briggs Henry Mason Brightman Latham Clarke Charles Clark Cross Morton Robinson Cross John Raleigh Eldred

Woo7isocket. Woonsocket.

.

.

.

.

John James Fey Edith Goddard Prescott Morrill Greene Florence Dudley Hunter Ruth Hortense James Sarah Lila James Amos Langworthy Kenyon Leroy Weston Knowles Elisha Frederic Lamphere Arthur E.arle Munro Abbie Fidelia Northup ELIZ-4BETH May P.iRKHURST Alfred Pear.son, Jr. Robert Joseph Sherman George Canning Soule R.ALPH Nelson Soule Myra Bertine Spink Anthony Enoch Stesjre Bertha Douglas Tucker Herbert Comstock Wells Levi Eugene Wightman Joseph Robert Wilson Charles Noyes Wheeler .

.

.

.

White Rock. West Kingston.

Narragansett Pier. Wakefield. Kingston. .

East Greenwich. B7-ockton, Mass. Peace Dale. Somerville, Mass. .

.

Kenyon. Kenyon.

Wood River Junction. Point Judith. Peace Dale. .

QnonocJiontaus;. Wickford. Wickford. Newbnryport, Mass. Usquepaug. Wickford Wickford. Wickford. Chepachet. .

.

Swansea Centre, Mass. /Cing ston. South Scituate. Allenton. Shannock. .


Cfas0.

^uniov

CLASS COLORS: Blue and Pink.

Miss in

Peckham, and

English,

our

our

an

former

instructor

honorary member of

class, left at the close of last year to

Littend the Lelaud Stanford We regret her

California.

her presence among

us

University, departure,

has been

in

and

greatly

missed.

Miss Merrow, become

an

professor

honorary

have been

a

of

member of

botany, very kindly consented our

to us,

great pleasure

and

to

Her

class. are

help and friendship thoroughly appreciated

by all. Alfred Willson Bosworth is of muscle. come a

used

His

captain

to

highest

and

ones

susceptible of

our

was a

and

Watson ceed Bill

seen on

evenings

Gump

too much of

He is

!

number, and it has been reported

House, and

him to take

captain

to the charms of the fair

that he may often be noons

How he

sword.

wear a

that inimitable strut that

envy

Gossie had when he very

a man

ambition is to be

a

as

in

not

Sunday after

the

vicinity of always alone. He had the honor

physical laboratory assistant.

lesson from

practical

Gump's

ei.ECTricity,

to suc

We would advise

fall from grace, and not know or

the

history

may be

repeated.


Clifford Brewster Morrison.

Tread

softly, bow thy head in lowl}' reverence; humble thyself before this mighty intellect which has appeared in our midst, whose equal never crossed the threshold of the R. I. C.

Never

much.

was

He is

there brain that held

authority on bacteria. everything. In biol ogy he can give the professor points. When, in the botanical laboratory, he explains the chemical reactions going on in the ceils of plants, we are awed into wondering admiration, and the professor meekly subsides into silent recognition of a superior mind. so

an

Of chemistr\' he knows

Merrill A. Ladd. lord it in the

boarding

around the tables like his

a

How he loves to hall.

As he struts

little bantam rooster,

expression proclaims the fact that

monarch of all he surveys.

disgust,

when

has the

audacity

some

scribable.

He is

pertaining

to

poor,

hungry

to ask for more,

very

told that without his

student

is inde

lad in matters

bright electricity, and we a

he is

His frown of

help

have been

the storage

battery

would

been in the almost useless condition in which it

William F. Owen. come

any

to you my

girl

in the

he does not

easily

to

lad."

so

have

Whistle and she'll

He

can cut a

for game which

his net,

captain

"

never

is.

place, but, being

care

Peacedale, where the He is

now

ice with

true

sport,

comes

too

he goes

hunting in girls are more shy.

of the ball team, and is noted

for the clean game he

plays

at

football.


E. Payne,

ye ancient one, called papa by of the younger members of the class,

some

who, howe\'er, do which such is

not

a name

show him the respect He

should command.

living example of the demoralizing effect of environment, for he came here a staid old man ; but the surrounding influ a

ence

has

has

so

never

affected him

been

caught,

that, although

we

he

believe that he

is up to more boyish devilment than any of the youngsters ever thought of. Ask him who fastened the

smoking-room

door and waited at the second story

with

a pail of water, ready to soak the smokers by the window. Who sent the shock through the

as

they escaped

OLD TIN CUP.

Sally Rodman Thompson has fondness for mathematics and for the show.

scurrying

You may

One day in class the "

business,

and has

spicuous b}^

the

idiosyncracies. all the

girls

not

a

a

of the class.

good,

honest

He minds his

own

made himself

con

development He is

as

though

she wanted

of any

following

axiom

It's so, if it isn't so, if

says so."

Blydon E. Kenyon is

great

get there before she forgot her lesson.

formulated:

member of the class.

her an}^

off to the class in mathematics

the lower branches to

see

a

bossing morning

special

great favorite with

was

Sally


John Stuart Cummings loves study and drill above all other is

rather Ask

a

morbid His

taste

for

deviation from

boy

;

but

then,

true

blood

good dinner.

a

don't believe

us.

A true

original type.

an

"Am I

parts?"

and would

man

young

"Degeneration."

lingering refrain,

concatenation of

a

you

He

good things.

German,

on

study that than ha^'e

him, if

Henry F. W. Arnold is with

stuck

especially

an

accidental

Perhaps

so, my

always tells.

Point

Judith has brought forth

illustrious

sons,

but

Harry Knowles.

none

He

more

so

many

than

his

began

college fifteen, disturbing our slumbers morning by ringing the bell at 6 : 30 every morning, studying biology and He agriculture. aspires to become a Ph. D., work at the age of

and will get his

buy is considered

by

one

many to be

able spot in his heart.

an

in

degree,

Germany.

adept,

but

we

even

In

if he has to

affairs

know of

du

one

cceur

he

vulner


Wayne

Mildred ambitious

ing

girl,

Harvey is

and had

in her class until

a

a

recovered, but hopes to, active worker in holds

generally

some some

measly time

office,

came

wholly

She is

soon.

of the

an

societies, and and acts often

the class for three years, and will

keep that

very

She has been secretary of

delegate.

a

a

high stand

From this she has not yet

along.

as

very

office till

we

probably

graduate.

Robert S. Reynolds

Wickford. he is not ber of

He is

asleep,

an

and is

the athletic

that when he is

came

excellent a

prominent

association.

president

of

a

will let the students have every athletic sports.

George

A.

Some persons

Sherman.

think that

George A. Sherman

his

in

calling

dent,

and that he He

farming. original

comes

ought

has been

research in

to solve the soon.

becoming

of

this

to have

carrying

boys

a

few

stuck to on

some

and expects

per^Detual motion young

from the country, he

of the city

has missed

mechanical stu

mechanics,

problem

Although

a

points

can

gentleman

give

in most

some

subjects,

here from

waiter, when mem

He

says

college day

he

off for


Walter C. Phillips is president of the class of

He is

'99.

a

straight mechanical

student, and gets much enjoyment

machine-shop is

work.

out

of

'Tis said that the belt

constantly slipping

off the

pulley

of his

lathe, but instead of losing patience with it. he is contented to sit down and take it

easy

and

until

replaces

the

instructor

it for him.

comes

along

His great ambition

is to take life eas}-.

Carroll Knowles is the only man

in the class.

languages, himself

in

no

At class

motion that is to take the

a

Kingston

great student of

especially distinguished

French

mathematician him.

He is

and has

and

one

-meetings

made,

German.

in the class

and

As can

a

beat

he supports every was never

known

negative side.

Minnie E. Rice is

is from Wickford, and taking the straight scientific course. She

expects to become a schoolmarm, so, as a preparation for her future work, she is taking agricultural chen]i.stry. Her execu tive

ability is great,

as was

shown

way she carried out her duties

of the Arbor Day committee.

as a

by

the

member


Gertrude S. Peacedale.

Fison

comes

Junior scientifics,

with

the

English; which, however, taken, had

not the

told her that she

tackling

for she to the

social

exception

of that branch

not advanced an

of

she would have

professor

was

in years to take such At

daily from

She takes all the studies of the

enough

advanced

stud}'.

she is

adept,

problems

planned and managed

our

Freshmen with great skill.

an

reception


'96. CLASS COLORS: Blue and White. CLASS YELL

Rail ! rah 1 rah ! Never late,

:

We're the Class of '98! Rah I

UR mo.st

student of

promising regions

unknown

history

evolution has

The progress of the class

viduals.

no

less distinct

Indeed,

I

to

mysteries, so the class, which is necessarily of an be presented in that precise and

of the Senior

evolutionary character, cannot logical order which marks the productions marked, but

departed

in search of hidden

during are

the

of such individuals.

the past year has been most

changes wrought

in the indi

believe that the personality of the \arious

members stands out

more prominently before the outside observer than does the advancement of the class collectively. It is perhaps well that this is so ; for when the time comes for united effort, as it

will in the

future, the class of '98 will not be found wanting. perhaps seen more changes at the college than has any other class, for, when such events as fires and restorations could no near

We have

longer

claim

our

attention,

we

have been

busy trying

some

new

venture, which has generally been successful, and has often proved a precedent to other classes. We all more

supposed astrology

to return ;

not even the

XX.

was

so

nothing

was

soinething

of past ages,

could create greater

never

astonishment,

report that the Spanish navy commanded by

upon Lake Laurel, than did the notice read

no,

Alphonso in chapel


that all the students

stating the

faculty,

rule their destinies. case

declare that at present one

of death.

unmistakable,

for it

the future.

This is

they try

one

surrounded

among other

quite true,

but when

to seek

as we

care

very little

really

or,

perhaps

the

physicians

things,

questioned

have several doctors will kill

hope

untrue, for they have confounded the and

by

a

mantle of life

a

and

bright

high hope

about the

for

man

connection between it and the modern

a

month of doctor's

well one, there is

advise, foretell, and

understand the facts of the

embodies,

that

astrology, saj-ing

we are

not

star to

say that the mantle of life is

They

tle of death

and that

guiding

Those who do

and

to certain members of

assigned

were

who would be their

of

our

new

a

for

as

sick us.

guiding stars, and two

man

a

This is wholly

astrology

with the

modern times with the

old,

ancients,

what is

Our not be over

more likely, with our modern quacks. honorary member. Miss Bosworth, we regret

able to be with

the

ocean.

gathering will be

at

to say,

commenceinent, for she

soon

will sails

Bon voyage,

we shall not forget. At an evening presented the class with an ivy, which day, when our poet, orator, and speakers

in her house she

planted

on

will .shed forth the will be

us

near

class

glory

of their

eloquence

commencement, the day

to

which

and

genius

we now

;

but this

look forward.


^niov

CiaeB.

Officers.

H. a. CONGDON, President. G. T. ROSE, Vice-President.

W. C. CLARKE, Secretary. Miss WILSON, Treasurer.

Executive Committee. W. F. Harlev,

J. P. Case,

W. C. Clarke.

Honorary Member.

Kingston.

Miss Annie L. Boswokth

Membe

Wakefield.

Sarah Estelle Arnold George Washington Barber

Edna Maria Cargill

Shannock. .

Abbott Run. .

Gould.

John

P. Case

.

William Case Clarke

Wakefield.

.

/Kingston.

Henry Augu-stus Congdon

Kingston.

Martha Rebecca Flagg William Ferguson Harlev

George Tucker Rose

.

Pmi'luckcl.

.

Kin:isl,>n.

.

Harkiicttk Fli.ri.nce Turner

Ontario tentrc, N. )' .

Grace Kli.i:n

Wil.son

.

.

Alhnlon.


'Qtea^^ t^t ^oob.

Once upon

Each While

As of

day

a

one

we

o'er

so

a

dreary, while

new

listened,

pondered, bright

we

napping, suddenly

lightly walking, walking

some one

"'Tis the doctor,"

and

cheery,

and curious volume of chemical lore

no, not

some

one

there

came a

tapping

to the cla.ss-room door.

muttered, "walking

to

the class-room

door" This it

was

Ah. distinctly

that

we

stopped

the

remember it

When the doctor, mild and "

Now this book will be But before

we

further

roar.

in the glad September, tender, book in hand before was

each before you has

quite ample, trample,

For your future good and

let

me now

guidance,

suggest

us a

some

stood.

sample. food

when you work beneath the

hood, 'Neath the

"

better, larger hood."

First of all the mysteries Is for you to group

solving, and the v/ork on you devolving correctly all the metals as you should,

In solutions that I

HCI

give you the reagents that are needed by HjS succeeded, since the odor is not good.

And in fact I should advise you, if the odor is not

Always

work beneath the hood."

good.


This

was

but

introduction

an

Little did the mild

to the hood

profes.sor,

as

with its seduction-

he spake in

kindly mood.

Think of all the fascination and the varied conversation. That the students with elation carried on across

the hood.

Oh, the cookies that As

were

eaten

by the few who understood

they waited 'neath the hood.

But the Still

course

we

Thinking

is

now

completed,

and

feel somewhat elated that not

of

things

we've

although

our

we're not

work has been

broken,

nor

conceited,

so

good.

of tests which have

bespoken Much But the '

"

magrutfen." wretched token,

thought

Neath the

is thrust upon

us

better, larger hood.

we

would

nevermore

linger

if

wc

could

beneath the hood,

:


(^ (Bfonou0 (^c^tet)emenf. HE saddest

ra of

the

college

of

history After

vanquishing

unparalleled for

The

of

some

history. surely have continued till

would

struggle

our

for the

struggle

cane

Sophomores,

was

were

a

;

Mars and all the groups

swaying, battling no

banged,

share of bruises

were

a

Sophomore victory, give up the right of

diminutive individual from

bravely parading about with one of the coveted immediately began, and, in a second, Mother Earth

and arms, but

heads

manner:

was

Action

covered with

Legs

a

in this

number, he of "Regal

for

the Freshinen to

His eye fell upon

canes.

Phenix, who sticks.

forcing

regard

for

bj' the inglorious defeat

of their

one

Shoe" fame, over-zealous in his conceived the idea of

brought about

was

if it had

pity

occurred.

injuries

been aroused

now

out of

respected alumni, who,

feeling having

sustained by the

carrying

till they

to carry canes forever upon the college grounds. victory, marked by wonderful and glorious deeds,

1900, broke up the conflict before serious

Considerable

stopped

never

1898,011

19,

in any conflict recorded in

That aw^ful not been

any other

or

their brethren

right

famous

was a

college,

our

Thursday afternoon, May

atllletic field.

1900 in the ball game, the Freshmen

achieved the It

event in the

institution, occurred

uor

mass

of excited

bodies, shins

were

humanity.

scraped,

and

the solar

whilst from

gods

of

struggling;

country became

heads

tinged

plexus especially receiving a full the pile came 3' ells and invocations to Here and there about the

war.

blood

with

a

soon

red

showed

light.

itself,

pile

little

and the whole


The Sophomores were getting worsted; and the charitable-minded alumni, after much hard labor, managed to separate the combatants The college hope they'll stand by

and to restore peace.

awarded the

and

their colors

we

all

afternoon.

But there'll be

no

need of such efforts, for the whole

world knows what

happened

the

humilated and crushed

Sophomores

are

after supper,

on

a

vengeance.

the college road, for

beyond

is the second time that 1900 has bitten the beat them with

to the Freshies, they did that May

cane as

dust,

recovery.

for

good

This

old

then, and thought, perhaps, thej^'d take heed and brace up; but showed

they couldn't

But there is

some

or

good

tage of it they may

wouldn't,

so we

out all

right.

'01

have lost all faith in them.

blood in the class, and if

come

'99

We showed them up to the world

they take advan


MUtc^tQ of Course of (^tub^. (^grtcuPfure. N

opening cla.sses,

the

one

there

actuallj'

are

college catalogue

and

as

farmers'

are

many

two

as

spend

Jethro Tull.

their

"They

energies

think it

a

small

sons.

But in the

taking

the

Graduates of this school do not carry out the but rather

looking through

would conclude that but

the students

as

Junior

Agricultural design

expressed

in

the

of

portion

class

course.

of the course,

the words

of

eligible to study the art of plowing the sea with ships than of tilling the land with plows ; and regard it beneath men of learning to employ their learned labours in

the invention

of

more

new

instruments for

increasing

of

bread." As

an

inducement to lead

ment" is

required

a

rural life

a course

in

"

Farm

Manage

in the first term of the Freshman year, which

consists of

picturing to the student the profit derived from the use improved farm implements ; also in furnishing the proper train for the selection of a location when they come to enjoy the ing pleasures of running a farm, w^hile burdening them with definitions of

such

as

"A wall is

a

fence, but

a

fence is not necessarilv

a

wall

"


and many other

agricultural

there is also that of mental one's

Besides all these benefits,

terms.

derived in

training

after

hieroglyphics

own

has

one

trying

to

decipher

taken notes

hurriedly

on

a

lecture.

Then, passing upon which

books,

or

balance, Next

study

"

of

Farm Accounts,"

spent many happy hours pondering

we

devising

and

arrive at the

we

ou,

scheme

some

by which

account

over

to make the accounts

thereby securing what

comes

a good big "A." thought to be the useless

we

"

Drainage," in obliged to tax our brain to determine the depth a ditch should be dug in order to have the necessary fall, at the same time keeping the tile in a straight line ; but now, on looking back, all agree it should have been placed first, for one, waking up at night aud finding himselt confronted with three or four pails of which

H2O,

we were

commences

to think of

tile and its

With the commencement of the moment for the

decision whether

and for the benefit of the class of

uses.

Soph

or

'99

year

the critical

comes

to take the

no

Aggie course, professor of agriculture

the

offered to pay the admission to the county fair of all those who would take the agricultural course. This was too great a

tempta

tion for two of

us

The first study

Many

were

to we

resLst. took up

the hours

we

was

passed

that of in

"

Breeds of Live Stock."

tracing

out

the

pedigrees

ot

different animals. At the

which

we

same

time

we

studied the

we

learned

asked how to

an

plant

It

peas.

mind the ideal method of

while

was

astonishing fact,

one

This is the

hills, four feet apart each way." much.

Farm

Crops,"

learned what varieties of crops could be grown

also their chief characteristics. that

subject of

"

Perhaps

intertillage

studying

morning,

answer

in

together, subject

this

when the Prof.

he received

"

:

In

that student had in

of which

we

have heard

so


Nevertheless, there is which

pleasure

one

study in the agricultural

course

from

is derived, and that is civil

engineering. For, when out with the transit surveying some piece of land, or perhaps laying out a road, we can spot a pretty girl in the distance by siinplj- focusing the telescope on her, and none is any the wiser. some

On such

days

we are

the envy of the

time realized that machine

first thought it to be.

shop

Mechanics, who have by this

work is not

as

pleasant

as

they

at


through

All a

problem

(Wlec^ncaf

Course.

the first year here at

Kingston

It is

to solve.

but very seldom answered It is not for

have

an

Whicii

:

take the mechanical

men

young

"

philosophize,

to

us

question

a

The first

ing.

as

a

piece

the air, hit him

squarely

"Prof. Holder"

never

zon

for

But

a

our

it may be they believe of

a

than

night

Watts

:

course

day

is wood-turn man

young

a

His fastenings not being

It is

the eye.

saw more

in

saw

man

safe to wager that

the heavens

stars in

young

our

or a

same.

liberated, and. whirling through

was

over

Fulton

One

here.

of soft wood.

the most secure, the stick

November

or

genius

occur

"

most of our

why

Possibly it is because they

distinctly mechanical study of the

w^s manipulating

.\'OU going to take ?

it may, the fact remains the

Man>' curious adventures

often hear asked,

cannot say

course.

that their mind contains the latent

student has

every

we

course are

so we

for the rake and hoe,

antipathy

however, be that

whicii

his

on

a

narrow

fro.sty hori

few seconds. men

young

have done

something

They

these unfortunate adventures.

have

than meet with

more

supplied

the

gymnasium when

production. We hope that will be better equipped that these clubs our gymnasium shall be or some other equally good saved as a relic of a former generation

with Indian clubs of their

own

cause.

But

tion. one

is an

we

pass

Such

an

on

to the

forging

fault: at certain times, the

occasionally

can

as

particularly

atmosphere

beginning, aggravated London fog.

but

of iron, which is

admirable forge-shop

catch

wc

our

have.

next occupa

There is only

wheu the afternoon's work

becomes thick with smoke, rcseinblnig You cannot a

glance

see

your

iie.xi

of red hot iron.

iici.nhl..., But

,

lhat


Smoke!

But

it is right there, and stays until long, O Lord, how long."

Well, "How

saying

one

feature of

forging

feels like

is that it does not last forever, al

difficulties thicken all the time.

though

one

And when you

are

perched

machine-shop, sweltering with heat, and using vain phrases endeavoring to replace a refractory belt on the pulleys, you can almost wish yourself back in the thick atmos on a

up

phere

ladder in the top of the

of the

lent way of is

But, about the belt, there is

forge-shop.

replacing

one.

First get your ladder

essential), then ascend upon it,

a

most excel

placed right (this

get to your belt, fumble round

five minutes, then go and tell the instructor that you cannot it.

Luckily

said

:

one

way of

"

he

do

can

The tools

belong

replacing

a

it,

so

you

are

to those who

all

right again.

can use

replace

Napoleon

them," and

so

that is

belt.

All this goes to prove that the way of the would-be mechanic is not

always

strewn

with roses; and if you

chanic you must take the bad the sweet.

along

are

with the

going

good,

to be

a me

the bitter with


Cfitmiett^. Our

in chemistry is like the beautiful, "a joy forever." always think of our chem. lab. days as happy ones. Now

course

We shall

it is very sad, but there

Senior, first

Second Floor

a

are

heartily refute these

very

few individuals in

one

weeping, wailing,

youth

and

college

who will

example Mr. Imagine, if you wdll,

door to the left.

the consternation and rage of that

There will be

Take

statements.

as

an

wheu he reads these lines.

gnashing

of teeth in

more

than

happy home.

Nevertheless, and

chemistry, course we

lovers, the worshipers

the

bas with those who oppose.

the shrine of

at

For

our

theoretical

refer you to pages 23, 42, 43, 67, 67, 71, in the of

catalogue

we, a

The reader will

'97.

of studies and

We

courses.

are

at

note

please

that

we

the top. ha\-e always

college

lead the list been there,

and alwa\-s will.

Onr faculty consists of President Washburn, Dr. Bucher, and of course we

and

will not

forget Prof. Charles F. Kenyon, lab. assistant

general "get-there-or-die

office

on

man."

the left side of the chem.

Visitors admitted

once

in

We consider ourselves

In

lab.,

a great while. fortunate, the favored

having with us such an instructor pardonable to eulogize, w^e would with a are, in

has

passing, Kenyon next

as

to

ones,

as we

Dr. Bucher.

wdll.

an

the centre hood.

always

If it

were

Dr. Bucher has

our

respect and confidence. the roof does

a w'ell-equipped laboratory, although Everything considered, the college has done well by We are nol jealous of could still utilize many things. Physics crowd, even if they do own Lippitt Hall. In closing let us say once more "We are the people," free

We have

leak.

us,

but

the

we

phuric-acid

soda water

forever, and long life

to the

Chemical

sul

course

! !


(^tofo^^. "

Hullo, there ! No. 312. S96.

clerk in the

packing

room

you back here!"

What,

and L-

of the B

said the

microscope

manufactories.

"Take

me

"So sit

on

once," replied

out at

cotton, "and carr}^

they used

repair shop, for I've no time to lose." roughly; did they, old fellow? Come now,

3'ou

the shelf and tell

while I

see

weak voice all smothered in

a

to the

me

me

what }-ou

saw

"Well," began the microscope in the

packed

you

stuck

one

a

me

to be

big tag

had traveled

a

sent, and took

on

me, and I

great distance I

and struck wrong side up there

paid

the express

while I

was glad ready voice, and

I

knew he

and where you have

been,

what is the matter."

was

the

bill,

was

me

ten

cents

weak

thrown off at

to a

an

voice, "when station,

knew what it said.

a

R.

Kingston,

because it

was so

big boy with

hill.

some

After I

Someone who

platform.

carried off up

getting

same

down to the

grumbled

when he gave I

never

was

on

and

me

a

large; and

rough

I liked that

I.,

was

and

boy,

hour, because he worked

so

carefully." "The next

morning

out of my box.

building

of

one

She said I

was

directed to

come

peep my

at

a

was

room.

the

unwrapped by

Several students

brightest

and take

the outside world.

nose

with

I

Then I found myself in

He

He then

a lady who took me small, cheap, wooden

were

there at the time.

all, and

soon

It is to him that I

me.

piece, nearly breaking

thud.

of them

a

was a

green

scraped

boy

me

down

on

green stuff from

a

was

my first

fellow, grabbed

it off, and set some

a

owe

me

by

his desk

piece

of


bark,

mounted it, and turned

ordered away by the "'Protococus is

floating around. one dividing of reproduction

There is process

it all, the

plant,"

Ontogeny

Onl}' into is

think

to

two

no,

asked, and the who

girl

a

at some

I

Yes,

off

HCI. upon my

by

particular

These

yeast plants. with

a

large bud

a

plants

are

!

but listen, the you have

now

plant grow?'

the

'on

naughty boy whispered

same

spilled

wiped

saw one

these

is two;

are

objective

the first

outside.'

was

given

thing;

this

She then looked

kind of paper.

nearly colorless bodies, and often

it which

on

professor

the

another peep his eyes became tired, and I

Upon taking had to be

that

it

saying;

was

these little green

see

history.'"

"'On what side of the tree does this

to

the instructor

by cell division.

life

or

have it

to

charge.

Just look for yourself and

'but. Oh my! masses

in

unicellular

a

the highest p<)\ver, only

on

professor

eventually became another

plant." "One heard

I

night

began

to grow very

warm

cry 'Fire! Fire!' I knew

someone

and felt uneasy, when

positively

that it

was

I

the

sure enough it was. The hose-cart was brought by the Sophomores, and a stream of water flooded the

botanical laboratory, and soon

room.

put a

me

I

young

a large stone building for safety. Someone shelf, and nobody knew- where I was until one day

taken to

was

under

a

man

He

microbes.

might injure transferred when the my

in to

came

the coals in fine

was

I will go

my

I

was

hauled

over

\iew the much dreaded

to

sloppy, never dreaming they ahvays disinfecting his knife with which he

class

What ! all

over

had

Even this excitement grew monotonous,

them.

histology

am.

soon

very careless and

me, but

friend, you do look

here I

stud}' bacteriology.

and

style,

fornit^d ihu in.siructor said:

was

worn

ready

out,

to go

journey again."

\'ou

surel>'

back ?

need

Now, box

a

rest.' me

and

'Well. So

up, and


^ctenftftc. This

course

cation.

paths

any

in

nothing

of this

lead

happens

a

in the winter term was

and

they

how the

were so

edu

offered,

as

It embraces

that several students of

most

are

freqiientl}- trodden, of which

general biology ;

are,

physics

chemistry

some

constantly in the chemical labora

to enter that

impossible

day without meeting

of them.

has been

student wishes to have his fact that

nearly all the

appreciated by

The work

having

no

required

in this

Of

and harder work,

one

her

course

hours, there

These

they

are

there

are

we are are

glad

to say

are

is the

as

to take if

one

way, and it is

is not

a

significant

a

scientific students.

difiicult,

many students

the greater part of which is

are

student whom

example shows

former students.

graduate

course

week, twelve of which

carving ;

course

own

young ladies

than fifteen

more

laboratory work. a

or

at any time of the

building

We think this

It has been said that the scientific

others who take

we

more

hours

have in mind has nineteen

devoted to art work and wood

that all do not have to work

so

hard.

the chief characteristics of the scientific course, and

considered by the students to be very good indeed, for few people who do not like to have their own and way,

many who do not

Scientific."

tific

general

thorny. The present Senior class seemed to special affection for chemistry in their junior year; indeed,

tory that it

"

a

course

to think.

to be the most

seems

hours

one

common.

which

course

botany, physics, chemistry, have

the most difficult

means

and it sometimes

year have

same

The

by

subjects given might

subjects,

many

the

is offered to those students who desire

It is not

of the

some

graduates

enjoy

Perhaps is

hard

work, and these

this is the

increasing

reason

each year.

are

well suited to be

that the number of scien


t^^e (vat>t ^op^oniowe. The

room

No

was

signs

of

peaceful and quiet,

danger

The class in Physics

were

When, hark! Breaks

a

near.

listening.

was

The words of wisdom

to hear.

noise like thunder

their startled ears;

on

The

frightened class-men shudder, Grow pale, overcome with their

They

look at the

He, brave

Flings

as

a

fears.

professor

in terror.

lion and

bold.

the closed door

widely

open And rushes out into the cold.

His

example the class quickly followed. chairs, under tables they went

Over

Not until half way

across

Was their energy When the

('Twas The

frightful worse

And if

one

sound had subsided

than the noise of

Sophs, slowly

And found it

the campus

entirely spent.

reentered the

only

was

asks the

a team). classroom.

the steam.

Sophomores

wise

Why they madly rushed for the door. They'll say 'twas merely for exercise. For

Physics,

you

know, is

a

bore.


Biippitt faff. N

January, '97, the legislature granted to the college an appropriation of $45,000 for the erection of a new buildJ ing. We had been sadly in need of such a building, being

.

very much crowded

of the

through

drawing

wooden shanty

at

the

lack of

intended for students'

rooms

the mechanical

class, while

the back of the

For

that it

furnish the money, and it

to

was

keep

legislature

the government

ment, and it

a

was

long not

was

that there

was no

property belonging

Fund. we

vide

a

All fear of such

have

place

a

building,

our

was

place

to the

a

hard

was

fight

brought

to

in which to

military depart

feared that the government wotild withdraw their

was

military officer, and their yearly appropriation for

without

for old

kept

was

time the State

The great plea that

finally granted.

bear upon the

One

rooms.

Here also

dormitory.

expensive physical apparatus.

unwilling

recitation

enough

living room had to be used physics was taught in an

for the

dire

known

as

the Morrill

calamity has, however, passed

away,

and much trouble has been taken to pro of the guns.

protection

About half the basement and one-half the second floor is devoted

physics, the remaining half of the basement contains the electric lighting plaut, consisting of an Armington & Sims high speed engine,. and a 25 K. W. dynamo; and a 10 H. P. upright engine, and a 10 K. W. dynamo. This is also appropriated by the physical to

department.

A

whisper

building

to

be used for

was

was

at

one

for

young

P^nglish, women

one

for

students.

the top floor for

a

one

time circulated that the whole

physics,

saved for other purposes, and

we

agriculture, The cadets

drill hall.

but somehow half of it

secured and

a

room

one

were

for the

for the

use

fortunate in

was

library, of the

securing


About

month after the fall

a

receive the books then in

to

opened the library was ready so they were transferred

term

possession,

our

the students from the old wooden

by

shanty, where they had been

since the disastrous fire in the

kept

Many

fairly

well stocked

library.

French and German, and of books in those

probably

Much

that

so

attention

They

have

now we

has been

considerable part of

a

languages.

will

never

three years ago.

dormitory

books have been added since,

more

been

never

be, but they present quite

an

have

paid

a

to

stock consists

our

read,

imposing

and

appear

with their nice, new, unsoiled bindings. Our works of fiction few, but good, but we think that the value and attractiveness of

ance are

the

would be

library

more to our

many

workings,

expect ;

it

The books

to those who

catalogue plan, and, its

enhanced

greatly

stock.

seems

not to

are

give

but to the uninitiated

cost, we

we

are

perfectly satisfied

We

use

the drill hall

fit

we

we

present, for

that is necessary, other

departments

have ones

good

not very

an

outfit for

who have

which the

boys

their

meetings

play

such

will not

an

playing

have for

in the

to

as

we

are

tor

well

we

want

as we can

having

a

a

book

with the

complete

told that to

girls

during

the faculty

chapel underneath,

game, because

would

one

and

or

the

all

We

the only only hours

are

the

we are

disturb the

out

provide

would have to be robbed.

play,

playing

mysteries of

as

find it.

basket ball, but the

opportunity

great

a

the card

be up to date at any

but when

;

on

confusion of confusions. must

The prospects of

at

are

a we

gymnasium

as a

have.

catalogued

much trouble

with it

walk around the shelves until

small outfit that

as

all

initiated into the

.so

it is

However, it is the latest fad, and,

the addition of

by

are

Grange

hold

not allowed to

noisy meetings. We kick, however, but will accept with thankfulness the few a

crumbs which fall to

our

lot.

we


j[n QYlemoriam. Where is

now

that gassy party that last year

Gathered round the second

How with bated breath

ing's What

Every

a

we

used to know.

was

tried to catch

all the go.

hu.slied with

awe.

crumb from learn

some

store.

wondrous store of

time

we

table, Tennyson, Chaucer,

While at all the other tables everyone

heard

we

knowledge

them

was

chinning

unfolded to

we

were

our ears.

almost

moved to

tears.

And when

From

one

When in

some one

place

spoke

arose some

chapel

one

fine

with

feeling

laughter,

morning

As

members, also,

though they'd

never

Canterbury tales.

agonizing

Mr. Drake

One great member of that party felt like

And other

of the

others

a

notice

punching

wails.

read.

someone's head.

seemed struck with great

surprise,

heard before of that club, great and wise.

Now, like the ancient nations of intellectual might. This celebrated Chaucer club has vanished from '

Tis gone, but in

our

our

hearts and minds sad memories

With thankfulness that 'tis

no

more,

our

sight.

linger

still ;

hearts at mealtimes fill.


(Bencraf aPenbar. gives Freshmen physical

Pearson

College opens.

ex-

ainiliation.

Mr. Scott sets his memorial .stone.

Marsland sleeps while in charge of study room. Crandall appears fiend appeared on lawn.

Bicycle

golf .stockings. Taylor shows Congdon

how to

drop

a

cent down

a

in

lamp

chimney. Fire in coop.

Gump falls

Dr.

accuses

Jollie

on

'Rastus is ru.sticated for

the escape.

a

By-gummy pin of engine busted. electric wires of careless smoking.

and Sisson withdraw from

Students transfer books to

authority by stopping

new

dance

Company A beats Company Feast in No.

college. I<add shows his

library. on

top floor.

B at football.

Score,

expelled

Rastus and H. Arnold go

lo-o.

Rey

return. 13 to celebrate Morrison's

nolds and Munroe

H. A

a

from grace.

Alarm of fire month.

Moffit makes

to Freshmen.

Juniors give reception speech.

from fourth floor.

hunting porcupines.

d threatened to

punch

G

1 after

drill, but

did not do it.

E. Payne borrows Miss Fison's umbrella Miss

Thompson.

stay for

an

keep

rain off

hour at the bot. lab.

Sophomores frightened by Officers' ball.

to

Consequence Miss Fison has

Horse

runs

the noise of the steam. away with Rufus.

to


Winter term

Payne

begins. Said

returns.

but

was so

snow

him

prevented

to say that it

forgot

was

coming

because the

good. Boys and

Pink waksts and clam chowder for supper.

girls

very restless all

night.

Dancing

in

crowing

Poultry

class arrives.

Explosion

of hot water

d.

Willie called upon Miss G Much

sooner,

sleighing

dormitory.

class formed.

Newton has

a

swim in bed.

boiler. Pat is lost.

Search party goes out.

Lecture by

Mr.

sleigh ride,

Sophomores

Fretwell.

Some

but it does not

have

.sleigh ride,

a

Pink wakst appears

a

off.

but find it rather

daJiip.

Archie walks home from

again.

church with Miss

Juniors organize

come

Spink.

Smith cuts supper. Clarner swallows

pin.

a

Watson house celebrates Miss Putnam's

th

birthday.

Valentines for supper.

night to catch the fellows Dingleberry, but found it

Freshmen sit up all

going

to duck

who

were

was

all

a

hoax.

Athletic Association his book

Brightman

give

with

case

concocts

Miss Rockwell for supper.

comes

Gump

Promenade.

Newton varnishes

extraordinary advertisements.

Germany. out in

gives reception

Capt. Wotherspoon Junior

dance.

glue.

some

Miss Bosworth goes to Alfred Bosworth

a

sick all

golfs. in drill hall.

night.

leaves for the seat of

war.

Pink waist


@ppfieb Quotations, "

Look you, I

the most concerned in my

am

own

interests." Tlic ker.

"

I shall ne'er

against it." "Hail "

From the

CuTnming

of his head to the soul of his foot he is all

.

He is of

"

The mirror of all courtesy."

a

very

"

"

"

"

"

"

Ask

me no

Whatever

sceptic

why she hath

questions

and I'll tell you

am "

learning."

and be fat."

Is she not

I

H. /-Cnowles. could

here Her

pas.sing ;

Courteous

a

wherefore." no

lies."

Af.

flagg.

Morrison.

A. Sherman.

G. Soule.

fair."

G. Wilson.

I shall remain here."

air, her

inquire for.

Chaucer.

's the word with her."

Laugh

Grant.

melancholy disposition."

For every

A progeny of

Sharp

wit till I break my shin

well met." //arley.

crown

"

"

own

Wightman.

fellow,

mirth."

beware of mine

manners, all who

though

coy, and

.S.

Wright.

saw

admired ;

gentle though

retired."

Hurter. a


"

She is pretty to walk with

And witty to talk with. And

pleasant,

too, to think on." S. Fiso

'

Soft peace she

brings

She builds

quiet

our

wdierever she arrives.

as

she forms

our

lives ;

Lays the rough paths of pee\-ish Nature And opens in each heart

a

even.

little Heaven."

Cargill.


(Uoneenae. Prof. S Y

of

a

w

'

Define

;.

K

d.

Acoustics.

'

are

'

'

long

lines of wire with

a

kind

box at each end to receive the sound."

Miss B

th.

Miss R

e.

Capt. T

"

they

meet."

"Company: Open

r.

well sixteen feet

Where do two lines intersect?"

"Where

Class in Latin.

"

'

"Acoustics

Mr. P

ii

chambers

March." "And Caesar

translating.

dug

a

high."

Who hid the fire

extinguisher,

on

the

night

of the

fire, for fear

that it would be burned?" Prof. M

"

d.

The

explosion

shook up my

revolving

book

case, and the castors won't work now." "

Mr. Cl

Then all j-ou need is

er.

a

little castor oil to fix

them." Miss B Mr. L

which

th.

some

students evade "

Miss P G

11.

m.

"

Miss P

m.

Lieut. T 11.

r. "

am

are

to

you Grant."

"A strategy

by

means

of

condition." "

all here."

I have

seem

"

a

Gray

"cribbing."

Are you all here ?

"Yes, I

the class did not

G

"You ar'nt

d's definition of

seen

the time when

some

members of

lie all here."

What is extension of close order?"

Left forward !

Fours left

No, I

mean, fours

right."


"

Last year

Sergt.,

as a

th

B

thought Corpl.

we

in Co. B; this year,

he is

was

very much interested

interested in the Com

more

d)."

pany of G(

"

R. E. G's definition of H.O.

It is

of O and H and

composed

hydraulic pressure." "

Lieut. H

y.

Priv. C. C

Who is the leader of the "The

s.

biggest

squad ?

"

man."

Some definitions from this year's Freshman class, in "

bony frame of

A skeleton is the "

live one." to

Protoplasm

"A cell is

get alive."

Evening of October "

Fire,

fire

on

Some

"

Prof. B

.

Miss

,

something which round

thing

no

like

a

function except

full of holes."

Dr. W

1897.

has

Physiology:

together

dead man, put

Investigations

er

(at back of building).

Nothing

follow.

person suggests that it

might

but

an

old

have been

saw.

What is

"Illustrated

gs.

a

mean

Grant's head that he

of little

20,

escape."

shirt found.

C

is

a

curve

tracing?"

algebra."

who has recently been elected

experience, conversing with

"Shall I be allowed to

come

a

member of the class,

president of the same. class meetings now, Mr.

the

in at the

President?"

The President.

"

I

the matter before the "S'asseoir"

really don't know, but, if you like, class, and they may decide."

(pronounced "Sassey squaw").

didn't know. Miss S

,

Miss

that the Frencli had much

I'll

bring

D

:

"I

knowledge of

the Indians."

Sample

page from

a

primer

to

be

published by

Gin & Co.

.

80 cents.

Ques.

"

Does Mr. O

carry

a

fan to the

dancing

class?"

Price


Ans.

"Yes, Mr. 0-

-

carries Mi.ss G-

n's fan to the

dancing

class." Ones. Ans.

"Why does Mr. O "Oh! He thinks it

carry Miss G

n's fan?"

to Miss P

belongs

."

QTlanu0a:ip(0 fot ^ait. '

How to Harvest Ice."

'

'

'

'

How to

Spoil

W. F. Owens.

H.W.Arnold.

'Wirepulling." a

Storage Battery."

How to Civilize the Reubens."

Housekeeping

in

Relaxation,

the Art of Rest."

or

M. A. Ladd.

C. B. Morrison.

The Misses James.

Peanut Shell."

a

The Misses Stillman.

'

Machine

'

Economical Methods of

Stowing

.A. way Provisions." G. R. Soule.

How to Get Your Own

Way."

S. R.

Shop

Practice Made

Easy."

W. C.

Phillips.

Thompson.

(Tlatroto iBecAft.

Last from a

sail in

boat

two of

summer

drowning a

our

fellow students had

in the Salt Pond.

small

boat, when,

capsized, filled,

They

at some

started

a

narrow

one

escape

afternoon for

distance from the shore, the

and went to the bottom ; but the young men.


however, would

clung gallantly they

seamen,

to the

Their bravery

water.

were

ship though they could not swim, they stood by her to the last, and

desert their

not

like true American

mast, which stood about two feet out of have cost them dear, but,

might

nearly exhausted,

fisherman

a

to

came

by the

their

rescue

time

and

carried them ashore.

&viat

(nitn^0 (Run

Scene in Room

ment). A

"

on

,

(in great excite of

f

they have elected that d

a

H

the board of editors."

Scene in the P

,

K

H

Time 12:15.

21.

Say, P

Channel.

in ti)i ^amt

same

Time

room.

,

A

H

12:20.

f

they have elected that d

K

H

(^ 1

bought

{pouittf {pxoUm. some

fowls the other

day

;

One hundred dollars did I pay.

Each turkey did five dollars touch.

Each goose did While

chickens,

bring

but half

as

much

if it must be told.

For ten cents each

were

freel}' sold

One hundred fowls in all had I, Of each how many did I

buy

?

;

.

,

ber of the board of editors."

;

"Say,

as a mem


Jncibsnf.

^n

Sh

n,

reading

in

shall hereafter make Instructor. Sh

'Instructor. n.

just

I don't

"For the sake of

following

mean

brevity

is meant

know.

really

Endeavor Conventions before

by that,

Mr. Sh

n?"

now.

by conventions?" I have heard about Christian Is that it?"

Conunbvums.

What is Ans.

Why

political

Splitting is

Ans.

a

economy ?

your vote.

postman like

Because he is

What is

Ans.

a

a

college professor ?

a man

Right dress.

Ju.st look

Why is Ans.

of letters.

cadet's best uniform?

What would you do if the

Ans.

out

dormitory caught fire?

the window and

M. R. Cross like the

Both

come

in short

we

conventions."

make out what it means."

"Well, what "

Sh

of the

"What do you "I don't

n.

class:

Trig,

use

see

the fire escape.

captain's dog,

pants,

when tired?


Why is Si's Ans.

Why Ans.

horse like

Because you

Napoleon?

can see

the

bony part.

does Pearson like to go into

a

barber's

shop ?

He Hkes to associate with the rest of the mugs.

What is Grant most of the time? Ans.

A-bed.

What

happened

to

Newton's alarm clock after he

upstairs ? Ans.

It

ran

down.

.DEHoyi.hri^iBiwi.i.i'A L.\rciir

up T>

tJJiVUT/w-iLl. 5F\JV^

ot^e

Priiv fl,T7

r~.

of Climicer's poster (jppeored on last com-

Fflcsimite as

it

brought

it


(JVliPt^ar^ Compantee. Cominatidaiit. W. W.

WOTHERSPOON,

Capt. Twelfth Inkan

Company .

Clark

.

FIarlev

A.

Captain.

.

W. Wright

.

E. Kenyon

.

..

.

.

1st

Sergeant. Sergeant. ^d Sergeant. ^th Sergeant. Sth Sergeant. 2d

A. Congdon

.

Rose S. Doughty

H. W. Arnold

1st

W. C. Phillips

J. J. Fry

Lieiiteitant.

rst

.

.

A. E. Munroe

Company

Corporal. Corporal. ^d Corporal. .f-th Corporal. 2d

B.

A. A. Tucker

Captain.

.

J. P. CA.5E

2d Lieutenant.

Sergeants M. A. Ladd

1st

W. L. W. Clark

2d

Sergeant. Sergeant.

A. W. Bosworth W. F. Owen

4th j^fh Sergeant.

.

,

H. Knowles

Corporals. C. Knowles

.

.

R. N. Soule A.

Pearson, Jr.

P. M. Greene

.

.

Lieutenant W. F. Harley H. W. Case

/st

Corporal. 2d Corporal. jd Corporal. .fth Corporal. Battaliofi

Adjutant.


44

e^e tme.

??


^oofogtcae

fu6.

Officers.

C. B.

MORRISON,

President.

A. PEARSON, Vice-President. H.

KNOWLES, Secretary. E.

PAYNE,

Miss Peckham,

Miss Putnam,

Miss McCrillis,

Miss Baldwin,

Curator.

Dr. Field,

Dr.

W. L. W. Clarke,

J, R. Eldred,

R. S. Reynolds,

J. J. Fry,

P. K. Brady,

H. M, Brightman.

Miss Goddard,

Miss Hunter.

Wiggin,


(Beee^rc^ tht The Research Club meets

weekly

for the purpose of

forms of literature, not included in the

H. W. M. E.

regular college

studying course.

ARNOLD, President.

RICE, Secretary

and

Treasurer.

Miss Putnam,

Miss

Rockwell,

A. W, Bosworth,

Miss

Hakvey,

C. B. Morrison,

H.

John Wilby,

E. Payne,

Miss

Goddard,

Knowles,

Miss

Miss Peckham.

George,


t^micd eeuB.

Officers.

C. F. KENYON, President. W.

J. TAYLOR, Vice-President. H. W. ARNOLD, Secretary,

Dr. Washburn,

Dr. Wheeler,

Dr. Field,

Prof.

Scott,

Dr.

Prof.

Towar,

Bucher,

B. L. Hartwell,

C. B. Morrison,

H. Knowles,

Miss Baldwin, Miss Bosworth.


(BcPccttc

^ocieif.

officers.

HARRIET F.

TURNER,

President.

WILLIAM L. W. CLARKE, Vice-President. EDNA M. CARGILL, Secreta:

Executive Committee.

Harriete F.

Turner,

William L. W. Clarke,

Edna M.

Cargill,

Bertha D.

WiLi,iAM F. Harlev.

Tucker,


(Sngtneertng ^ocieij.

Organized special meeting

under the direction of Prof. Drake, for conference

and current

topics

on

mechanical

engineering.

on

Society

every two weeks.

Officers.

Prof. W. E. DRAKE, President.

C. S. CLARKE, Vice-President. A. C.

SCOTT,

Secretary.


^c dtl00ociafion0*


Coffege @fumnt (^eaociaiion. HOWLAND BURDICK, president.

GEORGE A. RODMAN, secretary.

CHARLES L.

SARGENT,

treasurer.


%

(Wl. .

HENRY M.

(3;.

BRIGHTMAN,

president.

EDGAR R. PIPER, vice-president.

ALFRED W. BOSWORTH, corresponding

and

H. D.

recording

SMITH,

TREASURER.

secretary.


'^oung T)7omen*6 C^rie^ian Q^nion, MILDRED HARVEY, president.

BERTHA BENTLEY, vice-president.

ELIZABETH PARKHURST, secretary.

S. LILA

JAMES,


(Kt^UtxcB, THLETICS,

as

introduced in

an our

established line of student

college, when,

in

1892,

a

effort, few

were

spirited

individuals organized themselves into an athletic associa tion, which in the succeeding years has gradually been placed on a more secure

faced, and

but

as

a

basis

our

by the student body.

result of toilsome

prominent organizations It is

greatly

to

our

labors

in State

credit that

have

to the

developed

superior

them down to small scores, and in

against

equal

has become

one

emergencies, of the most

College athletics.

we

been able to cope with others far

the game

Many difficulties have been

association has proven itself

a

in

teams that have

training,

number of

and have held

cases

have turned

them.

In base-ball we feel that our greatest progress has been made, and, with the combined effort of faculty and students, hope, in suc

ceeding

years, to

well be

provid

to

teams

place

on

the diamond that R. I. C. may

claim.

This year has been

one

outlook for the future is

of

our

most

encouraging,

successful years, and the


(^i^Mk (^eeociaiion.

MORTON R. CROSS, PRESIDENT.

HAROLD W. CASE, VICE-PRESIDENT.

WILLIAM C. CLARK, SECRETARY.

PROF. J. D. TOWAR, TREASURER.


Jbo(;6aee. W.

F. OWEN, Manager. 'Varsity Eleven.

R. S. Doughty

(Capt.),

W. F.

h.,

Owen,

W. C. P. M. R.

r.

/.

H. P. Wilson, /. t.,

h.,

R. E. Grinnell, /. g., G. C. Soule, c,

Merrill,/, b.,

W. F. Harley,

Cross, y. b.,

J. R. Emmett,

A. A. Denico, /. e., W. G. Clark,

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t.,

r. e.

Substitutes.

H. W. Case,

J. J. Fry, D. N. Newton,

W. S. Bacheller.

Jr.,

Games

Played.

London,

Oct.

i6.

R: I. C.

vs.

New

Oct.

23.

R. I. C.

-vs.

Storrs

Nov. 13.

R. I. C.

vs.

Pawtucket

at New

Agr. College,

High

London.

at New

School.

0-6.

London.

22-0.

I

8-22


(gaet^Mt H. W. ARNOLD. Manager.

W. F. Owen, P. Brady, H. P.

(Capt.),

T. C. Riley, j b.,

<

R. S. Reynolds,

/.,

Wilson,

E. T. Arnold,

s.

b.,

A. A.

2

b..

W. C. P. Merrill,

C. S. Burgess,

s.,

Tucker, /./.,

i

cf,

r.f.

J. J. Fry, M. R. Cross.

Games

Apr.

9

R.LC.

Apr.

'3

R.LC.

Apr.

16

R.LC

Apr.

23

R.LC.

Apr.

27

R.LC

May

4

R.LC

May

7

R.LC

May

10

R.LC

May

14.

R.LC.

May

21.

R.LC.

May

28.

R.LC.

June

4.

R.LC.

Played.

Bulkely School,

.

at

Kingston.

.

We.sterly High School,

.

East Greenwich,

.

Westerly Athletic, Bulkely .School,

.

Storrs

.

.

Kingston.

at New

Agr. College,

High School,

at

at

Friends

Kingston.

Kingston. School, Providence.

East Greenwich,

.

.

22-3.

24-8 ( 6 ins.

Kingston.

Scheduled Games.

.

19-4. 11-13

London. 13-11 (loir

at Storrs.

Brown 1900,

.

3-8.

King.ston.

East Greenwich. at

Rogers High School, Paw.

.

at

at

Kingston. Rogers High School, Newport.

7-5.

14-7 (6 ir


n 5mpi:o)?eb Opportunity. T

was

beautiful

a

wind

was

I valleys.

The leaves had not

dreary winter. were

ready

them

a

hills and

April

through

the

from the

long, dismal, appeared, but the tiny buds

to burst forth wheu the rains and sunshine had coaxed

little

Everything was fresh living? But there is

more.

but be thankful for

the same,

nature is

The

in the countr\^

spring day

blowing gently over the It was the glad awakening

no

and clear.

Could

another side.

matter what the weather.

brightest, there are aching hearts They do not wait for a cloudy day to

one

Human

When the

sun

shines the very

and

tempers.

manifest them

passionate

selves. A

girl

walked at the

away from the house at the foot of the

came

slowly up the road

bottom of the stone wall which on

ant

She always

one.

The

pines

story in their as

though

appreciate was

came

here when there

sad

language,

she understood them. the

beauty of

her

and she

She

was

gazed

hill,

and

flat stone,

the roadway from was

not

a

pleas

anj^thing troubling

some

sweet,

comforted.

soothing

It seemed

about her, but did not

surroundings.

agitated, and she held, in opened. Away in the west Mt. 11

was

large,

a

Her mood

above her usually murmured

own

very much

had been

separated

the hillside beneath her.

the fields

her.

to her favorite seat

her

It

was

hand,

a

plain

that she

letter, which

Wachuset loomed up,

big


The tiny house

and round. away,

in

New

charming purple that could be

at the

Hampshire,

top

was

Further

visible.

plainl}-

mountains

the

Trees, trees, hills and blue sky,

haze.

in

enveloped

were

were

a

all

seen.

"The idea of their

writing

me

such

a

they ask

do

Why

letter!

perfectly well that I It does not seem as though I could have more now than I can do. such rigid plans, for me to make give up everj-thing. Was it wrong with no thought of their ever being broken?" to

me

for these children?

care

Alice

Hadly

about to enter mother

she

college

the farm.

on

It

was a

bitter disappointment to her, but she By studying she kept her mind alert

But another burden had been added.

to send the motherless

her to

called home to live with her step

was

tried not to drift backward. and open.

care

for.

When

pretty, interesting girl of eighteen.

a

was

know

They

of her

grandchildren

against it

She did rebel

when she returned to the house she sunshine and fresh air

certainly

was

had

They

here for

here alone

out

quite

going

were

step-mother

but

The

submissive.

effect upon her bitter

good

mood.

The children

received

were

some

But it

patient. No

one

The

was

in the hou.se

atmosphere

when

very hard work. was

was

good'll

horrible !

This

them

ever

was a

kind and

daily

torture.

"How

can

I

study

mj' elbow to say

cheeringly

do

wor.se

It

yer?'

is

:

than

"

girl

was

intellectual and

around her did not understand. to

at

to be

with her aims and desires.

uncongenial.

someone

things

fate, and

Her life

sympathy

cold and

there is always

'What

in

Alice put forth

days later.

every effort to reconcile herself to her

looking

at

imaginative.

They

had

Of

never

course

the

people

been accu.stomed

life from any other than the bread-and-butter stand

point.

Her mind must have

no one

to

converse

with.

an

outlet in

some manner.

There

was

No cultured mind with wdiich she could


commune, sent

a

had tried.

Her desk

wrote.

magazine, simply for

She

it to be

expected

accepted,

It

was

It

encouraged

and

accompanied by

But it a

One

hopeless.

and women, to had suffered.

that

Her

Up

not

The story

so.

very kind note from the editor.

But it meant

so

much to her.

this time she had been

to

quite

had told her to read the lives of eminent

man see

again.

was

She

knowing that she hoped they would

but

rejected,

rare, and her first story too.

her to try

filled with stories.

was

the sake of

"Returned with thanks."

not say was

she

so

to

one

they

reply

had reached

defiant and

was

men

great height until they

no

pointed:

"I have, and

noticed that in almost every instance they had environment and culture in their favor.

hereditary

centrate m}"" mind upon

mental She

How do you expect '

higher things

kept a

however, with her writing.

on,

market.

She lived

of her work.

proud

power to retard and an

end

selves that

they

plished

by

a

new

Proud,

now

life !

her unaided

had done

so

con

of

no

further.

now

The life

grandmother's

a

She studied

and

appealed to her. She effort, her life would ad

now

supreme

worked, all for were

definite

suddenly changed in the sleepy farm home. children

A

sent to their father's sister.

of

thought

how often she had dared to wish herself free.

w'as

free.

were

She

disposition

exception

a

easier to bear with

alone.

When affairs

accom

in the distance.

light

was

people

that she had

efforts, they congratulated them

The incongruities of the home life

object.

this greater

The home

had done all in their

much.

The fuller, deeper seriousness of life

selfish

to

me

atmosphere

Many of her stories

now.

They

discourage her, but,

knew that, unless she put out vance

in this social

depravity?"

gained were

'

!

were

How

feeling

unhappy

remorse

came

over "

Her

Alice her

as

was

she

My hateful,

I must have made them all."

settled, Alice found herself penniless, with the

of the money recei\'ed from her stories.

She

was

obliged


to go to

but there

work,

aunt wished to

independent spirit in

an

were

she

Her

was

A

fitted for.

her into

revolted at the idea.

wealthy

society, but Alice's

For two years she worked

ofBce, among dry, prosy books. Her evenings and holidays in favor, and spent in study and writing. Her stories grew

was

It

little she

was

keep her and introduce

her goal. happy day when

nearing

was

a

examinations, for

colleges,

were

There is young in life.

school and home in

one

Great

not poor,

are

helped

women care

yet

are

of

educated for

most noted female

was

our

at last.

clear,

large cities, where

nearly

every

department

accepting .students. Many who enough to obtain a liberal education,

is exercLsed in

are

not rich

here.

Respectable poverty At the head of this It is the

years of age.

struggle

our

Her way

a

are

of

passed successfully.

and

men

she left the office for the last time.

entrance to one

is the hardest to bear.

grand work is girl, who, years

the school;

a

woman

under

ago, made such

thirty-five a

desperate

Her money is the financial basis of

for her advancnnent.

her talent and intellect the life of many restricted

youths. Did not her first story open

opportunities?

a

wide field?

Who says

we

have

N. H. P.

no


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WAKEFIELD,

R.

I.

Srocers, ^-^

Imported and Domestic Fancy Groceries, Table Delicacies. OUR

TEA,

Cigars

COFFEK,

and Tobacco.

specialty:

FANCY

Pillsbury

Flour.

CRACKERS, Ferris Hams and Bacon.


The Rhode Island News /39 &

14/ Westminster

Street,

Books: S::"<

Sporting

Company, iProuidenee, .5?. S.

^

1

For School and OSBicB.

Juijenile

Goods

largest

:

Bas="n'au'G"od=. Periodicals : st"b?cripi:ions

LOWEST

stock.

THE RHODE

ISLAND

J39 & <4J Westminster

B, E. HELME,

NEWS

GEO. H. Agent

llMt ^^^i.9

^''''^''=-

Stationer.

DRY-:- GOODS

All KINDS OF SPORTING GOODS Ease

CONFECTIONERY.

SHELDON, Ncws Dcalci

for

SpaUing

FINE

COMPANY,

Street, Providence, R. I.

TKiiigston, IR. H.

GROCERIES.

PRICES.

Ball, and

Foot

Ball, Golf, Tennis,

Bicycle Supplies.

## Lowney's Chocolates.

188 Main

^t, Wal^efield, I^. I.


Casy

Oirm-r in ttie

F. E. Ballon Shoe Weybosset

and

Eddy Streets,

-

Emporium, -

-

Providence,

R. I.


Prof. C. L.

Brotone,

"Keep Your Shirt On"

INIMITABLE

JTa/r

But,

if you take it off, send it to the

Cutter.

My line of Hair

Cutting consists of the fol lowing 8tyles : The Business Cut, Young American, Cresoent, and the lieffulatinn Pompadour. I also make a Specialty of the English oxford A-La-Mode. Where it will be

Try Browne's Facial Cream Chapped Face or Hands. a

for

Rough

and

for Sunburn and

JOHN S.

Street,

up in

a

manner.

AU Kinds ol Laundry Work Solicited.

Pimples.

Main

promptly done

satisfactory

It Imparts Soft and Velvety Texture to the Sldn. It is also good

Wakefield,

WALKER, Prop.

R. T. WAKEFIELD.

penifj {(. Barber',

DR. W. S.

R.

1.

RATHBUN,

DEALER IN

Eastern, Western Rough

and Southern

and Dressed

LUnBEK, WINDOWS, DOORS,

BLINDS

DENTIST.

AND

CASTEATION, DENTISTRY, MOULDINGS.

SICK

AKD

LAME HORSES TREATED BT THE LATEST SCIENTIFIC

JBriekf Lime, Cement, and Drain Pipe.

Bnilders' Hardware WAKEFIELD

and

Hair

METHODS.

Omce.-

a

Specialty.

le/riyhi Oritff Store,

-

Residence,

-

-

Orchard Avenue,

WAKEFIELD,

WICKFORD, R. 1.

i)

R.

I.


JOHN

L.

SHELDON,

Successor to G. W. SHELDON CO.

ruPNi Tupr GLASS, TIN

Plumbing

and

.^nd

.^'urnishinffa.

AND WOODEN WARE.

In All Its Branches.

Tinsmithing WAKEFIELD,

If you wrant to

DRUGS

AND AT

^

CITY

YOU

Signeral JVouse

K.

buy

I.

your

IVISDICINBS

PRICES,

WILL

CALL

S. G. WRIGHT,

ON

Walieficld, R. I.

^^. A. GREENMAN, 'l^

GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, -^ETC,

ETC.T-

KINGSTON,

R.

I.


Why do Riders buy

CRESCENTS

more

than

other

any

make of Wheel? Because

they

We have the Most

are

the Most

Popular

Complete Line of Wheels

Wheel made.

in South

CLIPPER, WHITE, RAMBLER, TRIBUNE, LOVELL DIAMOND, IDEAL, AND OWEN BICYCLES

Crescent

Kingstown. Tandems

Biy'=

X Z! Week,

cr

season.

Cycle Co., wakStpot, WAKEFIELD, R.

I.

IS THE PLACE TO BUY TOUR

DRY A SPECIALTY

OF

FITTING

GLASSES. AND OCULISTS'

PRESCRIPTION

Bepalrlmj of

GOODS.

J. COVELLB,

H. MAKES

4

WORK.

^CWehr tf^l^Sl!??^^

All Kinds.

UUCl

^

WAKEFIELD, (II)

^

^

UptlCian. R.

I.


Compliments of^

CHaJfer #,^.^>!^.^^# % SEEDSMEN fe

Jl. Potter

AND DEALERS IN

agricultural

#'^'^'^=^='#

Excliange Place,

6

J. 34,

IMPLEMENTS.

-

Prooldence, f^. I.

A. MUMFORD, 36 & 38 MAIN

WAKEFIELD,

STREET,

>^:CRIMSON RIMS. We

are

for

R. L

Headquarte

the

Fa

Syracuse ^rico STABLE. ^/cj/c/e, ^'^The Largest Stable in Wakefield, where caB be found a Large Line of Single and Double Teams, Hacks, Wagonettes, Surreys, Single and Double Car

riages,

ether Grades ALSO,

$25 Dp.

FIRST-CLASS

REPAIRING.

Party Wagons, Etc.

modated at Stio

Ojjeii (lay

TELEPHONE No. 7102-4,

S. N.

HOLT,

COLUMBIA CORNER, WAKEFIELD.


PALMER,

B. W.

DEALER

MEN'S,

IN

AND

BOYS'

CHILDREN'S

lQLOTniNQ.I HATS, CAPS, GKNIS' FDRmSHlNGS, BICYCLE CIOTHIIIC, 9ffen's

MAIN

and

STREET,

A.

!Soys'

-

^oois and Shoes.

WAKEFIELD,

R.

I.

LIBBY,

J^orse oAoeinff

Sonera/ ^obbiny. High Street,

#

Peace

Dale, R. I.


Carnages,

Carriages.

VISIT THE

FACTORY

OF

C. H. Armstrong & Sons, I.

R.

WAKEFIELD, Besides

being the Sole Manufacturers of the Improved Armstrong Builders of all styles of Carriages, a fine assortment of which at our Wakefield Repository. We are now making a

DELIVERY AND DEPOT

Buckboard, we are always be seen specialty of

also

can

WAGONS, TRAPS OF

ALL KINDS.

Suitable for any business. For tho best made carriage in the world, and lowest price, call on

C.

H.

ARMSTRONG

&

SONS.

BLAMDIMQ & IL^MDIMG.

u/hotesale and PHYSICIAN'S

detail

PRESCRIPTIONS

54 and 58 WEYBOSSET

STREET,

H. M. Coombs.

ESTABLISHED 1860.

A

PROVIDENCE,

-

H. M. COOMBS &

Blank Book

'Druff^^i'sts. SPECIALTY.

R. I.

N. J. SMITH.

CO.,

EQakers, Paper ^nlers and Book Binders. BINDERS

15 CUSTOM HOUSE

TO

THE

STREET, (4)

STATE.

PROVIDENCE,

R. I.


ELDRED

BROS.,

DEALERS

\ti

THigb^Orabc

AND

(Srocedee,

MEATS.

FRESH

FRUITS, VEGETABLES, ETC.

Wakefield, R. I.

9 Main Street,

y.iiiwii&soii,

fr\iss I^esiie, pasl^ioi^able

mm*

DEALERS

^

Dress

IN

Beef, Pork, Mutton,

fT)aKi9<?.

and

prices l^easoijable. BajjK BuiMii)^, U/akefield, H.

I-

KINGSTON, R. I.


FURNITURE ! ..A

FULL

LINE

OF

Chamber Sets, Brass &rimmed EnamBeds, with Woven Wire Springs.

#eled .

WALL

Bini/ig Tables, Chairs, Itoclters, G'hi'ffonieres, Couches, Lounges. Carpets, Japanese and China Mattings.

PAPERS W^ITH BORDERS TO MATCII.

Special Attention Given J. J.

W. G.

HXJNX, PEACE

Gould,

DALE,

GROCERIES, Boots, Shoes aitd Rubbers, COMPLETE LINE OF THE PEACE DALE MFG. CO.'S

PEACB

>t4i

Dry and Fancy Goods, AND A

to Window Shade Work.

DRY

E.

M.

New Mail

I.

PEACE "*"

:

Tinware.

R.

I.

Bicycle Hanover Bicycle

Price, $65.00.

Price, $45.00. HIGH

HERBERT W. R.

&

BABCOOK,

STRICTLY

## DALE,

GOODS,

Fancy Crockery

WAKEFIELD,

Millinery.

R. I.

JBabcoch Basaar.

GOODS.

Miss L. Dixon <Sf Co.

PEACE

DALE,

GRADE.

FISON, Agent,

DALE, R.

I.

^Liberal Discount for Cash.


E. S.

HODGE,^^

PEACE

R. I.

DALE,

Plumbing, Steam # Gas Fitting. SPECIAL

ATTENTION

GIVEN

TO

STEAM, HOT WATER AND HOT AIR

-AGENT FOR THE FAMOUS GLENWOOD RANGES.

CLASS..... PHOTOGRAPHER

^

lOgpanhv

Warren

^^^

MODERN

TASTE

nr'HE distribution of

IN

High School,

PHOTOGRAPHY.

Higfh-Gradc Workmanship, characterized

^

by that subtle treatment in standard by which our reputation have been

'98,

High School,

ProvidencG

'R'OV R r

pose

and

and very

technique

is

the

large patronagfe

gained

SPECIAL RATES FOR COLLEGE AND SCHOOL WORK.

Tn

Crayon

and Pastel

Work,

our success

(17)

has been remarksble.^-^

"

^


One

7f,oment

pj_,J^y eo.

^Please. WILL

FURNISH

^THE^l^N^o.

J'urm'ture,

CARPETS, CLOTHING, BICYCLES, ETC.

Weybosset & Eddy Sts. s/i/,s/iad /SG2.

IDotice ! SHOWER BATHS

May be had F,ee

at

applications Sboulft Be 1ban6e& to lb. 1f?Before

THIS

LIE

Supper.

LACKS (IS)

Any

lime between 6:30 and

P.M., on the Front Slope of Davis Hall, and, after P. M., Anywhere Inside the Hall. 7:30

STRAWBERRIES.

10:30


MISS ANNIE E. BRADLEY,

s; Bank block, wakefield.

brick block, wickford.

J^.

fames

*^^

Tiefft,

V^arket Sardener.,

..J'lorist and

Peaee 'Dale, S?. Ca^^t,os

and

J

Vio/als

^vC

S. "D^^^rnltnff tP/fs

/i

E. P. & S. L. Tucker, WEST KINGSTON, R. I.

MKS. MUMFORD,

FasMoiiable Milliner, i^Ui^v'.';;;^^:;.!!

Drj Goods, Boots Gents'

ral

Siioes,

MAIN

STREET,

Furni.-liliigr Goort.s, Flour,

Farm

Also

An-

Wholesale

;tii(i

Supplies.

tlivacite Coal Ketail.

and

at

Agent

rii-

the

Switt-

WAKEFIELD, R. I.


To

obtain

Giving B..

Adapted .oyo.Fe..u.e..

HIGH

tjourself or or protest.

Light

and Position

STREET, WESTERLY, R.

^^^

^^'^

EcBry

lo say about his clothes. In he loill take in his neic suit

in them

pleasing results^

most

the

^^^^^^ |;|j^ |h0tOgVaphn'.

lU.LD.NG.)

\X/r^'IVrPl\r W KyiVlL^l N

the

you

^'"^^

of the

judges

man's mother,

ninety

cases

becomingness

oS Men's

Clothes.

sister, or icifie. is sure to liace something a hundred, the pleasure or displeasure

out ofi

ocercoat icill

be

based uyon the opinions theg express Any garment in our store, u:hich. after purchase, does not please either friends, u;e loill take back and rei<und the purchase money isitbout argument or

^^-"As often

as

possible

the

people

shall

buy

GEO. H. BABCOCK,

here for less than any-

Westerly, R. 1.

16, 18 & 20 Main Street.

Si^er Bieyeles. 'i

WORLD."

MADE

BY

STODDARD Of

Xl?ree paramount These three

are

JOS. F. lOZ CQaIN

THE

MFG.

Issues:

'-'^''"Sa^jX' a'4"'"'"^

contained in these wheels. the following :

BRIGHTMAN,

STI^BBiII,

CO.,

Dayton, Oliio.

'*^.-;^

(20)

Our line consists of

-

AGENT,

tOSSIlEI^LY, I^.

I.


HORTON BROS. opposite sitepard &

Co.

2j6 Westminster street,

PROVIDENCE, R. I.

High

Grade

of

NEW STUDIO,

Work at Reasonable Prices.

W^'**

Uitsurpassed

Facilities.


EREDERICK C.

L r. BELL,

Attorney

iontractoriluildBr, Wakefield,

Counsellor at Law.

R. I.

WAKEFIELD, R. I.

HQI^ACE W/ILCOX, ^.

}Q^\) pa(^ai7,

D

FINE Main

Street,

-

Near

-

OLNEY,

and

GROCERIES,

Prospect Acenue.

Telephone 7118-4. Office Hours

:

8 to q a. m..

3

to 3, and 7 to g r. m.

Jarges <2arper5ter, Miss L.

Teacher ol Violin, Cornet, etc.

Reilly,

Matter

and

ol<

Repairer

all

Musical

Instruments.

Main

St.,

IVakeJield,

R. I.

Janes r/-\OAN, v-^-VAKIEXY

CIGARS,

J.

ROCKY

A.

BROOK,

R.

I.

Dale,

R. I.

WILCOX, M. D., JiC % TT

STOKE.-V-^

TOBACCO, AND CONFECTIONERY,

J. C. Barbour.

Peace

Telephone

7208.4.

Wakefield, R. I.

O. E. Stedman.

V

'^tntxBtvy^, i^obinsen Street, Wa/cefield.

WM. H, GRIFFITH &

CO,,

PLUMBERS, 97 CAMBRIDGE

ST.,

-

-

Branch, Narragansett Pier,

BOSTON.

E. I.



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