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The Student's Journal from Lawrence, Kansas • 2

Lawrence, Kansas
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Agricultural College at Manhattan THE STUDENTS JOURNAL. PUBLISHED WEEKLY By th Students Journal Pub, Go. llloomlnglon. 111.. Jan.

3rd, iml. He graduated from ihe High School at Girard, Kansas. In '01. Heforelhls he attended school In Germany, where he did some private teaching. He Is a graduate of Pond's business College of Topeka, Kansas.

Mr. Schumacher Is a cigar linker by rade, and for several vears carried on a wholesale and retail tobacco business in Girard. He ill teach. RLES SUMNER GRIFFIN, the shrewd political schemer of the clr was born Oct. loth.

1872. at La where he passed all his life, (ira i mted from Lawrence High School in Class of 'KM. Took the 1 Ugh School course In two years. Will enter Harvard next year to take a course in Sociology and History. JAMES VANCE MAY, was lKrn in Lawrence, July ith, 1873.

Danie Humor says he followed the plow for seven years, although his appearance would not Indicate it. Graduated at L. II. S. in '90.

A great man In the Senior Drama. Was business nnnager of this paper last term. Will study medicine next year at Pennsylvania University. BURR ITT HOWELL HILL, the financier of the Class of '94, was lKrn at Neodesha, uly 10, 1873. Graduated from High School at that place In 'HO.

Is a great ladies' man. Will Paola, where he graduated with the Cla-s of '87. A rter teaching two years In a "(lecstrlct school," "Kz" entered the University. Twice he has been compelled to leave school on account of finances. For nine months he traveled all over the, southern States hi the Interest of a manufacturing firm of Detroit, and in his own interests also Last year lie acted as principal of the-Gardner schools, besides beluga great and famous comedian, Mr.

Palmer has won an enviable reputation as Literary Editor of the great and only, "belle r-than-evcr-before" University Courier We forgot to state that Ezra's fame as a comedian Is based upon his part In tho authorship of the "College Comedy." Mr. Palmer will teach. JAMES EDWARD BAKER, tbe great philosopher of the Senior Class, was born at Springfield, 111., on Dec. 13, He attended the Ottawa. Kansas.

High School, and entered the preparatory department of the University. Mr. Baker has passed three and one-half years In teaching school in Franklin county. He a'so sient three years in the hardware business at Quenenio. Kansas.

Mr. Maker was married to Miss Rose Fowler, of Rochester, New York, In 1892. He has made a special study of Botany and will teach this branch of science. HENRY DENT WILSON, the Society Man of the Senior Class, was born March 2, 1873. at Holton, Kansas, lie graduated at Campbell University in '02, and entered the Junior Class of the University.

A great part of Mr. Wilson's life has lieen spent in farming and stock raising which pursuit he will continue to follow. HERBERT HENRY JOHNSON, The Military Man of the Class of '1)4, was lKrn on a farm near Lawrence, on October 1808. In 1887, he entered the State Agricultural College, where he spent one year. The following year, he entered Chauncy Hall, Boston, from which school he graduated in 185(0.

He was awarded the "Lieutenant's medal" as First Lieutenant of the winning company in the competitive drill of Chauncy Hall Battalion. The two following years, Mr. Johnson attended tbe Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Entered the Junior Class of the University in '92, in the Department of Engineering, and will follow his profession. AL ANSON NILES TOPPING, the musician of the Senior Class, was born in Kanwaka Township.

Douglas County, Kansas, Dec. 24, 1871. Is a farmer by trade, yet possess greatjnat- University, we believe the only provision at nil similar to these is the one that a Commencement oration shall count as tin lust Senior forensic. Here, of course, il would be absurd to stop the work of four or live hundred students for the benelit of from one-h'fth tooiie-teiith of that number, and it would virtually unioiiiit. that, for Seniors are to be found in all department of the University, lint is there not another reason? Is there not a feeling thai il is unwise to devote so much time simply to the graduation ceremonies? The aim of the student now is to get an education, and not as was formerly almost literally the case in some inst unci's, graduate; and this, we believe, is leading to the subordination of Commencement ceremonies to the practical and important work of Universities and Colleges.

Perhaps it is partly this influence also which is leading to such movements as lie one in favor of employing some noted man to speak on Commencement Day in place of the sludfiils. Asa number of students, upon graduation, annually goto Harvard, the Harvard Advocate's account of the proposed increase in tuition fees nt that institution may be of interest: "Harvard University more to its students than any other institution of learning in our country, The large number of courses which are offered for specialized or general work, the laboratories, the library, and countless other aids to cultivation, are given to the members of this College on the payment of a painfully small sum. Our tuition fees are lower than those of any other American college, and yet our expenses are enormous. When benefactors are plentiful, the University does not feel the inadequacy of its income, but when the ricli people are all dead, or prefer to found colleges in the West, the fact is forced home pon the authorities that the books do not balance. There must either be a rise in the price of tuition or a proportionate cutting down of expenses.

The Faculty has seen lit to try the latter plan. Salaries have been reduced, and instructors dispensed with; moreover, the prices of college rooms have been raised, and in mnny of the buildings the heating pipes are being removed from the halls in order to save expense in fuel. The University appears to be cramped on every side. At last it has been suggested that tuition fees be raised to $200 a year. Of the great number of men in College hardly nine-tenths would feel this advance in any appreciable degree.

It may, indeed, be urged that $o0 of added expenses would render a College course impossible for some men, but it has also been suggested that in view of this fact the University scholarships should be increased to seventy-live, which would provide for all exceptionally meritorious men, and could easily be.endovved from the increase of income in the University. Meanwhile, the usefulness of the College would no longer be cramped." If the fees charged at this University are legal, would not the establishment of a number of such scholarships be a good solution of our fee The majority of the students in the University can well afford to pay the fees, and there can be nodoubtthatif the money is judiciously expended, the needs of the University justify the charging of the whole amount. Short Sketches of the Members of the Class of '04. Before giving tlie personal history of the members of the Class of '94. It may be well to prepare the reader for the great revelations which lie will h'ud here, by stating that the present Senior Class Is the greatest in the history of Kansas State University.

Some of them, like Clay and Lincoln, have been reared in the typical log-cabin and have passed their youthful clays on the farm. Uut they have risen gradually until now their names occupy the most prominent places on the pages of fame in the history of this glorious institution. Physically, the class Is without a peer in the University. Intellectually, the class has not only never been surpassed, but stands far above all preceding classes. Morally well, the morals of the present Senior Class have never been questioned; their names have never been mentioned at a meeting of the Disciplinary Committee.

MAY 1IOTCH KISS SPENCER was born at New 1 fart-ford, May one year, entered the Preparatory do. part incut of he University. Expects to continue the study of French preparatory to teaching. JOHN MUSTARD, he greatest of clasn iwilitielarts, bom July 19, 1800, at Blanktown, graduated from the Abilene High School in (n. aught one year.

ExhcIh to study for the Ministry. Business Manager of the "College Comedy." MARY KELSEY MASK ELL, was born In Lawrence, Octoler 22, 1872, studied at home until the fall of '8(1 when she entered the preparatory department of the University. Ex-jiects to spend the coming year at her home studying the art of house keeping. FRANK IIOllACE MOORE, iKirn In Mantua, Portage County, Ohio, within a few miles of Cleveland and not far from Hiram College whose chief fame is derived from the fact that James A. Garfield was formerly among Its instructors and whose in.

habitants almost without exception vote the republican icket every 4 years Fearing ibis influence when but a few months old, he cm Igrated to Kan sa whose Popul 1st ic tendencies his acute perception had already detected. Arriving In Lawrence he has remained in that city ever since with the exception of a short sojourn in the state of Colorado. At the age of eight he entered the Lawrence public schools which be attended regularly from grade to grade until five years ago when he entered the Sub Freshman Class of the University from which institution he Id now making desperate attempts to graduate. He is Editor-in-Chief of this paper. ROLLIN ELLIOT BLACKMAN, born in Grant Township, Douglas County, Kansas, 1870.

After attending High School at Lawrence one year, he spent a couple of years teaching a "deestrect school." Entered preparatory department at the University and is depending on the mercies of the Profs, to graduate in the illustrious class of '4. Will probably teach school. ELI CANN. was born at Cramlington, Northumberland. England, in a coal mine August 2, 18(59; has been a coal miner all his life that is, as faras "digging" is concerned for he has "dug" for everything he has ever obtained.

Taught school one year at Carbondale; entered the preparatory department at tbe University. Will graduate in the Law School next year. EDWARD ISAAC O'BRYON, a political schemer of no little celebrity. Was born near Sibley, Kansas, Nov. 3rd, 1872.

Entered preparatory course at the University at the age of sixteen. Taught one year in the Augusta High School. Expects to teach. FRED NOBLE HOWELL, the base ball catcher of the Senior Class, was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Came to Lawrence in 1870.

Spent his youth on the farm. Attended the State Normal 1890-91. Worked in a Lawrence implement house for three summers. Will study law with a view to defending the Lawrence jointists. FKEDERSKINE BUCHAN was born in Kansas City, October 5th, 1873.

Attended Palmer Academy. In 188(5 entered the High School at Ashland, Ohio, and graduated in '89. The next year he attended the Military Institute at Norwalk, where lie graduated with high honors as "Cadet Lieutenant." Will probably be' private secretary to a congressman next year. LOR IN BEECH ER SEA11S, the orator of '94, was born on the plains of Douglas county, near Blue Mound. In his youth he fished in the Wakarusa, and at spare moments attended the Belleville District School.

At ten years of age he moved to where he graduated from the High School at the head of his class (class president). Attended Ohio State University until he reached the Senior year when he came to K. U. to polish off. Stage director of the "College Comedy." Will go on the stage? ALBERT O'BUN GARRETT, the great chinch bug man of the Class.

Horn in Lawrence, Nov. 15, 1870. Graduated from L. H. s.

in 1800. Is President of the Athletic Association and an authority on all botanical subjects. Will teach. ARCHIE HOGG, Horn at Marysville, Kansas and uated at the 11 igh School the're, after which he entered the University. He is a very good foot ball player being the most sure goal-kicker In Kansas, also great base bull man.

Mr. Hogg Frank If. Moore Editor-in-Chief Rnllln Blackmail Local lit or Arthur Literary Editor no. II. Henderson.

Editor W. C. Atchison Assistant Local BUSINESS MANAGERS. Chan. II.

Lease. "Warren Edwards ASSOCIATES. Frank K. ITouAe Exchanges O. II.

The Halls Jan. V. Athletic H. C. Snow Hall Mayo Thomas Law School The stock of he Studknt'h Joni-Hkh company consists if non-transferable one dollar nhares.

Any student Instructor or employee of the University may hold one and only one share. Thin rtaner In on file at the editorial rooms of the University Re view, 23d Fifth uremic New York, where all college men are Riven a hearty wel-eome. Orm baseball team has made a very creditable record thin year. If make as flood a record in the State Field Con. tent, we may be well satisfied with the season's work.

Tins profits from the Henior play are to be applied to "the Senior loan fund. By attending the plav you will increase the fund, and thus have a share in a worthy undeataking. Kvkry student 'should remain at the University during Commencement. He can find' both entertainment and instruction in the addresses of noted speakers, and in the different class exercises, lie may also want to "visit" with his fellow students before he bids them good-by. If he has worked faithfully, it ia a pleasure he owes himself.

At the end of the school year, it is a good plan for a student while mistakes and failures are still vividly remembered, to stop and think how he could have got more out of his year's work. The man who does this can next year direct hid efforts more intelligently, and success in any undertaking depends fully as much on rightly applying one's energies as on hard work. Better plan now for next yew. At the recent ball game with "Baker the national red white and blue was worn by the Indian scholars of Haskell Institute as the school colors. "We take pleasure In noting this development of college "spirit" and, of course, of civilization as The next requisite ia a college yell.

From the war whoops of the various tribes represented at the the Indians should be able to make a yell surpassing all yet invented in hideousness. This Is the quality most desired in a college yell; and they, therefore, have here a chance to outstrip their haughty pale sacred brethren. Is the last issue of the University lieview is a very good suggestion with regard to the Quantrell's jtaid Monument fund. It is that, instead of erecting a monument, the money be used to establish a loan fund to assist needy University students. If the' money is used in this way, the young people of the state will by it have their attention constantly called to the early history of Kansas, and it will thus accomplish its object that of perpetuating the memory of the men who fell in the liaid, as well or better than a monument would.

At the same time the money will be doing invaluable service in aiding poor students to get an education. Is a few days an expedition will start out from the University the like of which, we believe, has never started out before. It will consist of the students of the Civil Engineering Department, who will camp out fallout a month, and will there spend their time gaining practice In surveying. The University furnishes the tents and other camp equipments. All students entering the department hereafter will be required to take this field practice which will enable the student to become very proficient by the time he has completed the -four -year's engineering course.

The instructors in this department are to be congratulated on the success of their efforts to increase the efficiency of its training. Latjst.y in some of our exchanges, we have "noticed the announcement that lie Henior Class has been given a week's vacation in which to prepare for Commencement exercises or more recently, that the" Senior Class will have to attend no more recitations, but will devote the remainder of the term to preparation for Commencement At the be a banker. ARTHUR L. COR BIN, the great chapel leader of the class: also well known as literary man because of his being literary editor of the Student's Jovunal. and is also i "play write." Born In Linn County, Kansas, Oct.

17, '74. Prepared for college In the Lawrence High School, where he was known as the smallest boy in school. "Will teach. CLAHA SEARS BOSWORTII. born July 4, 18.V7, near Wellsville, Kas.

Very precocious as an Infant. Prepared for college at Evergreen, Dist. No. 42, Franklin county, where she carried off a prize (a line large oil chromo) for perfect deportment. Has never taught.

Applied for a certifi cate seven times, but failed each time. Very tall and a "playwrlte." Expects to farm. ROSE RUTH MORGAN, the best scholar of the Senior class, was born in Leavenworth. Kansas, January 11, 1873: graduated from the High School in 1890 and came directly to the University. Expects to teach.

MAC GREGOll DOUGLAS, he famous short story writer of the class, born September 3, 1873, at Linn County, Kansas. Spent his whole life trying to avoid the girls. Will study law. EDWARD HARVEY, was born August 4. 1870, near Blue Mound, Kansas, prepared for the college in a country school, played center rush on this season's foot ball team and second baseman on the class team.

Will farm. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON PIATT, great man in every way, was born 1807, at Frankfort, entered K. U. in '91. A bad man with Baker students; has taught at Hanover and Frankfort.

After graduation will spend his time in hunting a wife, for he wishes to marry as soon as possible. KATE LOUISE 11 IGGS, born in Lawrence, July 20, 1874, graduated from the Lawrence II igh School in 1890. She may teach. II EN II OTTO II US born August 24, 18(53, at Yirlitzki, graduated at the State Normal in the class of has taught nine years in the Mennonite Seminary at Ilalstead, Kansas, is a married man. Ills life work will be teaching.

WINIFRED GRACE CHURCHILL, born in 1874, July 23, at Lee Summitt, Mo, graduated at the Lawrence High School; takes the part of" Lenore" in the "College Comedy." Expects to teach. SCHUYLER COLFAX HLOSS born in Indiana, October 3, 18(Si), came to Kansas in 1870, graduated at the Clay Center High School; has taught a number of years and is now principal of tbe Woodlawn school in North Lawrence. Will contiune to teach. NELLE SUSANNAH HAWKINS, lmrn at Lawrence, March 18, 1873, graduated at the Ottawa igh pchool in '89, attended the Baptist University at Ottawa. Will keep bouse.

WILLIAM HENRY KUTZ, born 18(59, at Richmond, Indiana, entered preparatory department of the University. He has acted as Assistant in Drafting this year. Will follow Civil Engineering as a profession. JOHN FELIX CARLSON, born at Bellegarde, Pottowatomie County, Kansas, 1870, Attended the ural ability for music of most any description. He entered the preparato'y department of the University in the Electrical Engineering course.

Mr. Topping, besides being a musician and a member of the University Band, Is the famous base ball pitcher of the Class of '94. He expects to follow his profession of Electrical Engineering. LLOYD DUFFEE, an architect of great notoriety, was born west of the State University a few miles, on Oct. 30th, 18(59.

Has farmed all his life when not attending school and doing work in architecture. Entered preparatory course at the University. Will follow his profession of Civil Engineering. STELLA MAY ILLER was born at Lawrence, Kansas, May 27th, 1872. She prepared for the University at llockford, Illinois, and at the High School at Denver, Colorado.

After graduating there she entered tbe University in '90. Teaching is her chosen profession. SHERMAN PLOUGIIK was born in Howard county, Indiana, June 1st, 18(58. Came to lleno County, Kansas in 18715, where he spent "his boyhood days down on the farm." In '8(5 entered the High School at Hutchinson, and later the Garfield University, where he spent two years. He was in the grain business in Ness county for one year.

Entered Iv. U. as a Junior. lie will teach. IRVI BOTH ROCK, the renowned Class Chemist, was born In Lawrence, October 10, 1871.

He prepared for the University in the Lawrence High School. 1 loth rock Is an athletic man, having played "end" and "quarter-back" on the foot ball team this year and is a wrestler of some fame. He will probably teach. ALFRED DOUGLAS LUDLOW, the most bashful man of the class, was born at Cbetopa. Kansas, May 13th, 1871.

Hislife has been spent ingoing to school. Prepared for the University In the Chetopa High School His mother moved to Lawrence in "1890 to send "Fred" to tbe University. He will follow bis profession of Civil Engineering. GEORGE A. SCHUMACHER, the only man in the Senior Class who cuii a full beard, was born at 2nd, 1807.

Her early education was received in the public schools of Kansas City, Kansas. She entered Kansas State University in '87, and spent three years in preparatory work. Miss Spencer Is a member of the Plymouth Congregational Churcli of Lawrence, Kas. Next fall she expects to enter upon a two year's training course, preparatory to library work. EZRA YV PALM KU.

the great class comedian, was born on a farm near Olatlie, Kansas. Jan. 22. 18(S. His early life was passed, as that of most of our great- moo, in learning the rudi intents of the science of farming.

Thrown on the world at the age of thirteen, Ezra went to ork to educate himself. He saved enough money to attend tbe lijgh Kchool ut.

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