The P.M.C. News, Vol. VII, Issue 4 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Co-Captain Jack Young swings for the ball as Frank Kaiser tries to ride him off" (polo)
Photograph: "Jack Young, P.M.C. polo star in action"
"Secretary of State Hull and Other Distinguished Men Will Be Honored at the Annual Commencement Exercises; Brilliant Military Pageantry Planned and Great Turnout of Graduates Expected; Famous Fort Myer Jumping Team Will Give Exhibition"
Honorary degree recipients: Secretary of State Cordell Hull, Doctor of Laws; Judge George T. Cann, class of 1885 and Board of Trustees member, Doctor of Laws; James H. Gravell, scientist and member of the Board of Trustees, Doctor of Science; Brigadier General William G. Price, Jr., Board of Trustees member, Doctor of Military Science; Congressman D. Lane Powers, class of 1915, Master of Science; Judson Timm, coach, Master of Science in Physical Education. Secretary Hull's letter to Colonel Frank K. Hyatt accepting the commencement invitation is reprinted. The International Horse Show Team from Fort Myer will entertain at Commencement. The annual military camp of instruction will be held at Mount Gretna from May 31-June 7, 1935. Alumni Day will take place on June 8, followed by baccalaureate on June 9. Commencement will be held on June 10, 1935. Bishop Taitt will participate in the ceremony. Current senior class president Robert C. Stephenson will surrender the sash and saber to incoming president George Berlin.
"Cadets Invade P.M.C.'s Old Home at Wilmington"
Many alumni gathered at the Armory at the Non Commissioned Officers' Military dance at Wilmington, DE on May 3, 1935. The PMC glee club sang while the 198th Coast Artillery band, headed by PMC graduate Colonel J.M. Robinson, entertained. The history of PMC in Wilmington is recounted in the article. Noted honorary degree recipients are mentioned: Commander Byrd; General Pershing; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; President Warren G. Harding; Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.
"Lowell Thomas Speaks to Cadet Battalion; Colonel Hyatt Tells of P.M.C. Life"
Lowell Thomas, radio commentator and war correspondent, spoke to the PMC community on March 4, 1935. Chester Mayor Ward introduced Thomas. Prior to Thomas' address, Colonel Frank K. Hyatt spoke of PMC cadet life. The Cadet Glee Club and Orchestra entertained.
"Cadets Lose Opener to State Teachers"
The PMC baseball team lost its season opener to West Chester State Teachers' College by the score 9-6 on April 27, 1935.
"Graduate Takes Important Business Position with York, PA. Pottery Concern"
Morton I. Rabinovitch, class of 1933 and adjutant of the Preparatory Department and instruction in engineering, has jointed the Pfaltzgraff Pottery Company at York, PA as assistant to the general manager.
A Corps Hop was held on May 10, 1935. Receiving: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt; Mrs. Clarence R. Day; Mrs. Samuel Lloyd Irving; Mrs. Kingsley Montgomery; Mrs. Francis H. Pope. Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt gave a dance for the seniors on May 11, 1935, and for the Senior Preparatory Class on May 17, 1935.
"Cadet Glee Club in National Hookup"
The PMC Glee Club sang in a nation-wide broadcast on the WCAU Station in Philadelphia on May 4, 1935. On May 3, 1935, the Glee Club participated in a broadcast from Wilmington, DE.
Robert Scholes, son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Scholes of Frankford, will marry Catherine Marie Goglia, daughter of Michael C. Goglia. William E. Scholes is a former PMC student.
The annual March hop took place on March 15, 1935. Receiving: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt; Robert C. Stephenson, senior class president; George H. Berlin, Jr., junior class president; Harry Stevens, sophomore class president; Frederick T. Marciniszyn, freshman class president.
"P.M.C. Poloists Hailed by Nespapers and Leading Malletmen as Showing Last Word in Sportsmanship. Nations-Wide Acclaim Comes from P.M.C.'s Action In Offering Championship to Ridgewood Team Whose Player Young Rufner Was Fatally Injured in Title Play."
Eckford Rufner of the Ridgewood Riding Club was fatally injured in a title match between Ridgewood and PMC. The Eastern Junior indoor polo championship title went to PMC, who sought to transfer the title to Ridgewood instead, but was denied by the United States Polo Association. The title allowed PMC to play in the Junior East-West Championship. PMC withdrew from the East-West tournament in respect for Ruffner. The team and senior class attended Rufner's funeral, as well as Colonel Hyatt, Lieutenant Comfort, and Captain Schaubel. An article by Cy Peteran from the _Philadelphia Evening Bulletin_ is reprinted celebrating the cadets' sportsmanship. Team: Jack Young; Frank Kaiser; Warner Jones. Bud Combs is also mentioned as being ineligible for the Junior tournament as he now plays in the Class A tournament for the New York Athletic Club.
"P.M.C. Men Get Marine Corps Commission"
A recent Secretary of the Navy ruling dictated that fifty-six Marine officers should be selected from schools having senior ROTC units. William "Reds" Pollock and Herbert Amey were chosen and will have regular commissions as second lieutenants. Alternates were also selected: Edison Stanhope; James A. Weaver.
"Cadets Win Final Game"
The PMC basketball team defeated Moravian College by the score 45-21 on March 2, 1935 to end its season. Team: Frank Malinski; Russell McGuiney; Jim Weaver.
"Cadets Beat Tigers in Vivid Opening Mallet Battle"
The PMC polo team defeated Princeton University by the score 7-5 on May 4, 1935. Team: Frank Kaiser; Jack Young; Bud Combs; Warner Jones.
"P.M.C. Malletmen Eliminated from Intercollegiate Title Contest When Defeated by West Point"
The PMC polo team lost to West Point by the score 9-1/2 to 4 on march 28, 1935 and were thus eliminated from the annual intercollegiate polo tournament. Team: Bud Combs; Warner Jones; Jack Young. PMC defeated Cornell University by the score 12-2 on March 23, 1935 in order to play in semi-finals against West Point.
"Cadet Poloists Crush Princeton in Exciting Mallet Battle"
The PMC polo team defeated Princeton University by the score 14-1/2 to 8-1/2 on March 6, 1935. Team: Warner Jones; Bud Combs.
"Squadron C Poloists Bow to Cadet Riders"
The PMC polo team defeated Squadron C by the score 10-1/2 to 7 on March 16, 1935. Team: Bud Combs.
64 PMC cadets are interested in playing intramural baseball under Coach Dave Kaye. Kaye chose the varsity team from among the candidates. They opened their season on April 27, 1935 with West Chester State Teachers' College. Players mentioned: Frank Malinski; Russell McGuiney; Wilmer Lockwood; Frank Clark; Joe Russell; Reds Scarlett; Andy Elko; Dan McFadden; Si Sobeck.
"West Point Beats P.M.C. Stickmen"
The PMC polo team lost to West Point by the score 14-8 on February 23, 1935. Team: Bud Combs; Warner Jones; Frank Kaiser.
"Combs Stages Vivid Game on Return to Polo"
Bud Combs returned to the PMC polo team on March 2, 1935 against Pocono Manor. Combs had been out for several months with a knee injury. PMC defeated Pocono Manor by the score 16-9. Teammates: Warner Jones; Jack Young. That same night, the PMC junior varsity defeated the First Troop team by the score 15-1/2 to 2. Team: Bud Pickering; Plaut; Turrell; Ryan.
"Sophomore Sports Flashes"
A golf team has been formed: Cadets Stevens, Zimmerman, Clark, Turner, Lewis.
McFadden, Dainesi, Lockwood, and Lacek will join the varsity baseball team.
The outdoor polo team looks promising: Bud Combs; Turrell; Buck; Ryan; Iredell.
"High Honor Conferred Upon Professor Karl Agan"
Karl E. Agan, headmaster of the Preparatory School, has become a member of Phi Delta Phi National Professional Education Fraternity at the University of Pennsylvania.
"Baltimore Bows to J.V. Mallet Wielders"
The junior varsity PMC polo team defeated the 110th Field Artillery of Baltimore by the score 12-1/2 to 11 on February 28, 1935. Team: Warner Jones.
"1935 Football Schedule"
"P.M.C.'s 1935 Tennis Schedule"
"P.M.C.'s 1935 Baseball Schedule"
"P.M.C. Cadet News, Cadet Robert C. Stephenson, Editor"
[All further articles in this issue are under this heading.]
"Society Blossoms Forth with Spring"
A review of society events. Those mentioned include: Lindley Scarlet; James Scarlett; Solomon Lesnow; Robert C. Stephenson; Frank Kaiser; Nancy Kerr; Mrs. M.W. Trainer; Miss Mary Louise Trainer; Herbert R. Amey; Frank O. Leichthammer; Leonard D. Frescoln; James A. Weaver; Leo Niessen; Jack Young; Mildred Caskey; Dorothy Motheral; Captain F. Orville Leichthammer; Margaret Peters; Raymond E. Eggleston; Deborah Smith; Karl R. Schoettle; Jones; Ida Kerr; Frederick J. Zimmerman; William H. Pollock; Lee D. Pollock; William Chase Pickering; Stanton S. von Grabill; Miss E. Louise Hearne.
Colonel Frank K. Hyatt conducted a memorial service on April 7, 1935 for Eckford R. Rufner, a member of Ridgewood Polo team who died during a game with PMC.
Colonel Hyatt and Rev. Stanley V. Wilcox conducted a memorial service on May 1, 1935 for Mr. William Fitzhugh Endress, class of 1935, who died on April 28, 1935 in Florida due to a heart condition.
The sister of Lawrence D. Redmond, class of 1932, recently died.
Names mentioned: William Bell; Battalion Captain Stanton S. von Grabill; Thomson; Leichthammer; Jack Young; Bechtel; Arthur Ryan.
Fred S. Kreider heads the PMC Orchestra.
"Amey and Stanhope Accept Marine Posts"
Herbert R. Amey, Jr. and Edison H. Stnahope have accepted appointments from Major Bagby in the United States Marine Corps. William H. Pollock and James A. Weaver declined the positions due to previous engagements.
Mr. Robert S. Stephenson, class of 1935, will marry Mary Louise Trainer. Mrs. M.W. Trainer announced the engagement on April 20, 1935.
"Sabre and Sash"
The Senior Class Annual will soon be published. Instructions for ordering copies are provided.
"Headmaster Again Honored"
Professor Karl E. Agan, Headmaster of the Preparatory School, was recently elected a member of the national graduate honor education fraternity.
"P.M.C. Has Hard Grid Schedule"
Coach Judson Timm has announced the 1935 football schedule.
"Governors Island Beat Cadet Horsemen"
The PMC polo team lost to Governors Island by the score 3-1/2 to 2-1/2 on March 9, 1935.
The P.M.C. News, December 1917
"To the Colors! Sons of Chester Answered Their Country's Call – Trained To Command, All Were Ready for Service"
Died in duty: Edmund Garretson Cook, Dr. David Gordon Allen. Major General Carroll A. Devol, retired, on active duty. Brigadier General: Albert J. Logan. Colonels: Julius T. Conrad, Herbert G. Catrow, Ezra H. Ripple, Jr., Merritt H. Smith, Frank G. Sweeney. Lieutenant Colonels: Maury Nichols, Dr. Henry D. Thomason, Henry C. Davis, George H. Webb, George H. Ralston. Majors: Charles B. Amory, Irving J. Carr, Claude S. Fries, J.A. Hodges, William J. Pardee, H.C. Pratt, Charles F.B. Price, Blaine Aiken, Charles b. Grant, Ralph S. Hamilton, Jr., John W. Loveland, Sr., Frederic N. Whitley, Albert G. Chase, Raymond W. Hardenberg, Rukard Hurd, Dupont B. Lyon, Churchill B. Mehard, Curran B. Mendel, Paul M. Milliken, Dr. Henry L.K. Shaw, Clarence T. Starr, Frank Sutton. Captains: Charles E. Coates, Horace P. Hobbs, Eustis Hubbard, John T. Kennard, Marion P. Vestal, Benjamin S. Berry, Marcus A. Smith, Gerald T. Hanley, F. Frazer Hinton, Jr., J. Roderick Taylor, James H. Davidson, Allard A. Dederer, James Duffy, Duval Dunne, Harry C. Fry, Clarence E. Myers, Warwick C. , C. Phillips Purdy, Carroll Robertson, Walter H. Schoellkopf, Herbert H. Smedley, Alexander M. Stewart, Raymond C. Ward, Ray D. Wells, Herbert J. Wild, C.M. Wilhelm. First Lieutenants: A.R. McGaw, Charles Bartow, Allio F. Amodio, John H. Jouett, Alfred C. Cramp, Frank B. Hatton, Robert McIlroy, Jr. Norris Robinson, Robert A. Young, Clyde Caldwell, Henry V. De Hority, Jesse Fletcher, Jr., Howell P. French, William C. Godfrey, Henry W. Leh, Donald C. McRae, Robert G. Mead, Knapp Milburn, Dr. Hugh N. Shannan, Herbert K. Webb, John L. Wetherill. Second Lieutenants: Elliot Durand, Jr., John T. Henderson, John W. Loveland, Jr., Gabriel R. Mead, Samuel W. Williamson, Frederic deL. Comfort, James W. Passmore, Lucius L. Moore, Alexander P. Brown, Paul B. Berry, James T.M. Breneman, Ellis E. Haring, William D. Howarth, James M. Huebner, James W. Lillie, Jr., F. Cavarre Lloyd, DeBruceton Lowenberg, J. Harper Mack, Caleb C. Pierce, D.H. Lane Powers, John F. Rawcliffe, Hyman G. Rosenbloom, Arthur P. Schock, J. Wilson Stoever, W. Kenneth Waterall, Stanley E. Williams. Third Officers' Training Camp: Bernard J. Cahn, Doyle Campbell, Logan Campbell, Leon A. Campuzano, Edmund Cramp, Donald D. Fitz Gerald, Jesse hause, Walter H. Hayden, Isaac H. Johnson, Oliver G. Julian, Edward J. Kennedy, Irad B. Lower, Winslow Lyon, William H. Schulte, Gerald Swallow, John A. Taltavall. United States Navy: J.C. Morris Small, Joseph Dewar, Frank G. Farrell, Carroll R. Jarden. Others in Service: Donald G. Cameron, James C. Hobart, Keith B. Hubbard, Evan M. Johnson, Jr., Benjamin G. Ketcham, Nathan C. Moore, Clarence G. Paige, Albert E. Ardussi, Robert Adams, John C. McFayden, St. Clair Smith, Jackson Townsend, Roland B. Rathbone, Ned Logan Brown.
"The Corps Does Its 'Bit' – Cadets Give Thanksgiving Money for Y.M.C.A. War Work 'Over There'"
Rather than giving to the Chester needy as tradition dictated, the corps raised $378 for comforts for enlisted men.
"Bartow Back from the Front – Descendant of Key Served at Verdun, Champagne and Salonica"
Charles Bartow returned on December 1. He will be accepting a commission in the British Royal Flying Corps.
"All Wear R.O.T.C. Insignia"
Every cadet now a prospective United States Army Reserve officer.
"Big Gray Team Caps Season with Victory on Thanksgiving Day – Crushed Albright Eleven, 29-0, With Brilliant Attack"
"Football Letters Awarded"
Captain Horlacher, Campuzano, Pool, Sweeney, Voskamp, Cramp, Leet, Giles, Felin, Fried, Ircin, Swift, Davis received letters. Scrub letters to: Armon, Brogden, Campbell, Ennis, Kendall, Kennedy, Lewis, Lupton, Phillips, Richards, Schilling, Sickles, Smith.
"Charles Curtiss Persiani, Jr."
Charles Curtiss Persiani, Jr. died on November 17 after an operation following injuries incurred during an informal football game. He was buried in Plantsville, Connecticut.
"Wins Canadian Challenge Cup"
Alumnus Major Charles B. Amory, Jr. won Canadian Challenge Cup at National Horse Show in New York.
Picture of colonel Alfred Reynolds, former commander of the 22nd Infantry, detailed by the War Department to PMC as Professor Military Science and Tactics
"A Front Line – Cameron, '19, Canadian Army Service Corps, Writes From France"
Donald G. Cameron writes from the French front.
"Winter Term Starts January 8"
"Oratorical Prize Won by Corporal Chuidian"
Cadet Corporal Juan Chuidian won the College Oratorical Prize. William Arch Irvin, Jr., and John A. Pool also received prizes. Other participants: Theodore H. Cowee, W. Carman Davis, D. Walter Lupton, Herbert Pleet, Lawrence M. Swift, Harry Stanford Vernon, Ardussi, Giles, Harvery, Purdy, Sickles, Sowinski, Wilcox. Judges: Rev. John W. Hauser, J. Borton Weeks, Esq., Garnett Pendleton.
"Practical work for the C.E.'s – Survey Railroad; Study Construction of New Pennsylvania Line"
Senior and Junior Department of Engineering students surveyed Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks and new Pennsylvania Railroad track.
"Read Technical Essays"
Senior class read economic and engineering essays on December 7. Presenters: Robert R. Horlacher, Harry C. Eagle, Alfred L. Hummel, Charles f. Felin, Jr., William C. Seaton, William R. Simpson.
"All Together, Now!"
Lyrics to song "Smile and Show Your Dimple."
"Famous Players Pack Torn Togs; Two Get Signal to Play the Bigger Game Overseas"
Cramp, Campuzano, Horlacher, Leet, and Felin have left the team. Cramp and Campuzano will enter the war.
Picture of Dr. David Gordon Allen, U.S.N., died September 5 in duty. Second PMC death in the World War. First death was Edmund Garretson Cook on August 1.
"Soldiers Won From All Teams in Their Class"
The P.M.C. News, February 1925
Photograph: "P.M.C. Poloists Ready for Action"
Photograph: "P.M.C. Polo Team at Attention"
Photograph: "P.M.C. Orchestra"
"Day of Prayer"
PMC took part In the Annual Day of Prayer for Schools and Colleges on January 29, 1925. Rev. Dr. Walter B. Geenway, pastor of Bethany Temple in Philadelphia, was the principle speaker. Rev. Dr. Gladstone Holm, PMC's Methodist chaplain, conducted the exercises and singing. PMC has celebrated the Day of Prayer since 1867.
Major Allan C. McBride, officer in charge of ROTC affairs from Baltimore, MD, inspected the college in the fall and expressed satisfaction.
"P.M.C. vs. Yale"
The PMC polo team played two games against Yale, winning one. On February 6, 1925, PMC defeated Yale University by a score of 10-4. PMC lost to Yale on February 7, 1925 by a score of 13 to 5-1/2. The article quotes from the _Philadelphia Evening Bulletin_. Team: Newton Wyman, Burt,Putt.
The Sophomore class had a hop on February 6, 1925. Madden's orchestra of Wilmington, DE entertained. Patronesses: Mrs. Joseph H. Hinkson, Mrs. Silas G. Comfort, Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt. Student committee: George Shaw, Jr. (class president), Robert R. Pohl, Thomas Stackhouse, James T. Whitehurst.
"The Real Purposes of P.M.C."
The article strives to disprove the common misconception that PMC only prepares cadets for military life; in fact, many enter civil professions upon graduation. PMC patterns its educational system after West Point. The West Point system is described along with Dr. J.H. Findley's evaluation of that system.
PMC indoor athletics are being led by Louis R. Spealler, Jr., of the Philadelphia Turngemeinde gym team. The Turngemeinde have performed annually for many years at PMC's indoor athletic exhibitions. Spealler is preparing the team for the March exhibition.
"Cadet Poloists Win"
The PMC polo team defeated Troop A, of the 103d Armory in Philadelphia, by a score of 8-2 on January 10, 1925. Team: Wyman, Burt, Putt, Wilson, Whitehurst, Jones.
The Senior class read technical essays in December, 1924. Participants: John C. Knoeppel, William B. Flora, William J. Eckles, Samuel B. Ward, William Van R. Smith, Charles W. Law, David E. King, Seymour J. Dexter, Sylvan S. Ochser.
"Cadets Lose to St. Joseph's in Second Game"
The PMC basketball team lost to St. Joseph's College by a score of 36-29 on February 5, 1925. Team: Elliot, Buono, Kreig, Riley, Allen.
The semi-annual board meeting was held on February 5, 1925 at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia. Justice Alexander Simpson, of the State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and John W. Simmons, Esquire, class of 1887, were both elected trustees. General Hyatt spoke of the lax living standards among current youth. The board, including General Sweeney, class of 1876, agreed that the PMC system of life was most important at this time in history.
"P.M.C. Flays Drexel Institute"
The PMC basketball team defeated Drexel Institute by a score of 33-31 on January 24, 1925. Team: Buono, Farrington, Kreig, Riley, Allen.
"Cadets Swamp St. Francis' College"
The PMC basketball team defeated St. Francis College by a score of 45-27 on January 17, 1925. Team: Reichelderfer, Buono, Kreig, Allen, Magner.
"P.M.C. vs. Juniata"
The PMC basketball team defeated Juniata College by a score of39-35 on January 30, 1925. Team: Buono, Elliot, Kreig, Allen, Riley.
"Cadets Win Fast Polo Contest"
The PMC polo team defeated Philmont Country Club by a score of 10-4 on January 21, 1925 at the 103rd Armory in Philadelphia. Team: Burt, Wyman, Putt.
"St. Joseph Beats Cadet Cagemen"
The PMC basketball team lost to St. Joseph's College by a score of 39-27 on January 10, 1925. Team: Buono, Reichelderfer, Kreig, Riley, Magner.
Colonel John J. Toffey fo the Office of Chief of Infantry, War Department, inspected PMC on January 24, 1925. Toffey inspected all college ROTC units in order to report the status to Chief of Infantry Major General Farnsworth. Toffey addressed the cadets about the purpose of ROTC prior to his inspection.
Major Joseph W. Shirley, class of 1891, addressed the Junior and Senior engineers on February 6, 1925. He is Chief Topographic Engineer of the Topographic Survey Commission of Baltimore and told of the city's beautification process.
In a practice match, the PMC polo team defeated the 103rd Cavalry by a score of 15-4. Team: Newt Wyman, Alvin Burt, Wilson. Colonel Hyatt saw evidence of a faster team in the match.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. 10, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Charles J. Bower, Captain P.M.C. Indoor Polo Team"
The Senior Class presented technical essays on November 9, 1927. Participants prepared with Professor Karl Agan. Presenters: George F. Bayer; Paul M. Blake; J. Russell Sackett; John O. Widdoes; James E. Macaulay; Hurst W. Hackett; Edward A. Northrop.
"An Echo of 40 Years Ago"
The _Delmarva Star_ reprinted a story from forty years ago relating to PMC. The article is excerpted and details the death of Colonel Theodore Hyatt, then President of the Pennsylvania Military Academy.
"P.M.C. Grad Given Important Post in City Government of Philadelphia"
Major Clarence E. Myers, class of 1909, is Director of Transit of the municipality of Philadelphia. A brief biography of Myers is also provided.
"Big Enrollment for September"
The Registrar, Dr. N.E. McClure, foresees record enrollment for the 1928-1929 school year.
Edward Backes, class of 1920, and his wife recently celebrated the birth of their son Frank Henry.
Kenneth A. MacAlpine, a former PMC student, recently married Ruth Christine.
Recent visitors to PMC include: Alfred D. Buono, 1926; Henry F. Kreig, Jr., 1926; Charles D. Hummer, 1926; Michael Protovich; Sherwyn L. Davis, 1926; Samuel J. Lyons, 1926; Frank T. Steinhart, Jr., 1920, and wife from Havana, Cuba.
Colonel Hyatt will award chess and checkers prizes to the Senior Class. The games have gained popularity among the cadets.
A new wood floor adorns "Old Main."
Joseph P. McCaffery, class of 1927, might further his education in California.
Hyatt Hall welcomes a new fireplace.
Charles M. Gibb returned to Philadelphia upon the death of his grandmother, Mrs. Ellen T. Deal, in January 1928.
"College Five Beats Graduate Tossers"
The PMC basketball team defeated the Chester Collegians by the score 25-24 on January 14, 1928. Team: Wright, Miller, Shaw, Widdoes, Brennan.
"College Poloists Defeated by First City Troopers"
The PMC polo team lost to First City Troop by the score of 9-7 on January 14, 1928. Team: Bower.
"Cadet Poloists Win Two Game in Brooklyn, NY"
The PMC polo team defeated the 101st Cavalry Class A by the score 7-1/2 to 3-1/2 on January 21, 1928. Team: Whitehurst, Bower, Jones.
PMC's second polo team defeated the 101st Cavalry Class C team by the score 5-1 on January 21, 1928. Team: Montrezza, Nicholls, Smith.
"P.M.C. Defeats West Point in Two Polo Games; Cadet Stickmen Win Three Out of Four February 4"
The PMC first team defeated West Point by the score 11-9 on February 4, 1928. Team: Whitehurst, Bower, Jones. The PMC second team defeated the West Point Juniors by the score 11-6. The PMC preparatory team defeated Wenonah Military Academy by the score 9-5. The PMC freshman team was defeated by the Philadelphia Juniors by the score 6-5.
"Cadets Bow to Osteopathy"
The PMC basketball team lost to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy by the score 29-19 on January 21, 1928. Team: Brennan, Shaw.
"Cadets Defeat Optometry College"
The PMC basketball team defeated the Philadelphia College of Optometry by the score 33-23 on January 26, 1928. Team: Warren, "Bud" Shaw, Brennan.
"Cadet Poloists Win Two Games in Philadelphia"
The PMC polo team defeated the Brooklyn Riders and Rivers Club by the score 21-6 no January 28, 1928. The cadet second team also won the same day.
"Cadets Win From Drexel Institute"
The PMC basketball team defeated Drexel Institute by the score 20-19 on January 28, 1928. Team: Brennan. In January 1928, Lieutenant Gibney was appointed basketball coach, replacing "Pop" Elliott.
"Day of Prayer"
The Annual Day of Prayer for Schools and Colleges was held on January 26, 1928. Rev. Dr. William Barnes Lower, the pastor of Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, addressed the cadets. Rev. Dr. Gladstone Holm, PMC's Methodist chaplain, led morning services. The event has taken place since 1867.
Mr. R. rank Mountcastle, of the Philadelphia Turngemeinde, has begun gym classes in preparation for the annual athletic exhibition to take place on March 16, 1928.
"Coach Pauxtis Remains with P.M.C."
The article traces Pauxtis' thirteen-year coaching history at PMC. Veterans for the 1928 team include: Walt Layer, Jack Long, Frank Brennan, Jack Hanna, Stern, Montrezza, Greenwood, Bud Shaw, Jack, Kooken, Knopp, Jones.
"Cadet Cagemen Lose to Johns Hopkins"
The PMC basketball team lost to Johns Hopkins by the score 27-23 on February 4, 1928. Team: Wright, Warren, Shaw, Brennan, Widdoes, Craig.
"Cadet Poloists Aim for Championship in Outdoor Field"
The PMC polo team will compete for the annual intercollegiate polo championship in Rye, NY. The article traces the polo season and praises Coach Frank Hyatt. Promising second string players include: Neuwiler, Nickolls, Shaffhauser, Neison, Bland, Dunlap.
"Lieut. Gibney Appointed New Cage Coach"
Lieutenant Jesse Gibney, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics, was appointed basketball coach in February 1928, replacing "Pop" Elliott. A brief biography is given.
"Indoor Polo Schedule" 1928
"Basketball Schedule" 1928
The Junior Class hop was held on February 3, 1928. Receiving committee: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt; Mrs. William F. Blakely, Jr.; Mrs. T. Edward Clyde. Student committee: Roche; Louis P. Kooken; J. Henry Schaffhauser; David A. Wright; Walter D. Fetterlev.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. 11, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Dan Jones"
Photograph: "Charles Bower"
"P.M.C. Poloists Win Opener in Baltimore"
The PMC polo team defeated the 110th Field Artillery of Baltimore by the score 26-4 on December 15, 1928 in their season opener. Team: William Nicholls; Albert Montrezza; Jack Pickering; Dan Jones; Jack Smith.
"P.M.C. on the Air"
A half-hour radio program entitled "A Day at P.M.C." was broadcast from Station WFI at the Strawbridge & Clothier Store in Philadelphia. Colonel Hyatt was the announcer. Robinson's Military Band of Wilmington, DE provided the music. Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt sang.
"Col. Davis, Class of '97, Dies in California; Distinguished Career in the United States Marine Corps"
Colonel Henry C. Davis, class of 1897, died on December 21, 1928 at Coronado, CA of heart failure following an attack of acute indigestion. Major Thomas S. Clarke, Assistant Adjutant and Inspector of the United States Marine Corps provided a summary of Davis' career that is reprinted in the article.
"Day of Prayer"
PMC celebrated the annual Day of Prayer for Schools and Colleges on January 31, 1929. Rev. William A. Dean of Aldan, PA addressed the cadets.
"Cadet Five Wins From Optometry"
The PMC basketball team defeated the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry by the score 51-20 on January 23, 1929. Team: Shaw, Brennan, Miller, Brown.
"What Our Grads Are Doing"
Walter L. Koethen, class fo 1887, has retired at Riverside, CA after a business career. He was associated with the Riverside Abstract and Guaranty Company.
Clarence E. Myers, class of 1909, is Director of the Department of City Transit for the city of Philadelphia. He previously worked with the Pennsylvania State Highway Department. During World War I, he served as a Major of United States Engineers in the U.S. and in France. He is a member of several societies.
Fred W. Reisert, class of 1908, is a surveyor and engineer with Fidelity Union Title and Mortgage Company at New Brunswick, NJ. He has also worked with the Pennsylvania State Highway Department. He was assistant engineer and secretary of the Tice Engineering Corporation of New Brunswick, NJ and became borough engineer of Metuchen, NJ in 1919.
William T. Woodhouse, class of 1922, is assistant engineer of Woodhouse Chain Works at Trenton, NJ and treasurer of Naceskid Service Chain Company.
James Wilson Furness, class of 1895, is a mining engineer with the Bureau of Mines, Minerals-Metals Division, Economics Branch, Department of Commerce. He has several memberships in associations.
A. Carson Simpson, class of 1916, is with the Brown and Williams law firm of Philadelpha. He was appointed Assistant City Solicitor of Philadelphia in 1926 through 1927. He is now Professor of Common Law in the Law School of Temple University.
Moderwell K. Salen, class of 1923, is secretary of the firm Kelley,Converse & Company, Philadelphia investment bankers.
J. Henry Pool, class of 1921, is involved in insurant brokerage at Wilkes-Barre, PA. He had an apprenticeship with Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York.
Harry C. Fry, Jr. Class of 1885, is president of Logue Brothers & Company, Inc. of Pittsburgh and vice-president of Fry Equipment Corporation at Rochester, PA.
Richard W. Nelms, class of 1904, is a dealer in worsted knitting yarns in Philadelphia.
Maximillan H. Leister, class of 1908, is advertising and sales manager of the motor oil and gasoline department of Sun Oil Company in Philadelphia. He has also worked with the Pompeian Manufacturing Company of Cleveland, OH.
Philip M. Sweeney, class of 1920, works with the Sweeney & Lukens real estate firm in Chester.
Samuel J. Allen, class of 1926, is studying at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Joseph G. Shyrock, class of 1900, is Chief Engineer, Director, and Vice-President of Belmont Iron Works.
Sherwyn L. Davis, class of 1926, works in sales at the Tide Water Oil Company of Philadelphia. Previously he worked in the office of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Air Service at Washington, D.C.
Alfred d. Buono, class of 1926, is athletic director of the Chester public schools and teaches ancient history at Chester High School.
A.F. Amodio, class of 1914, is an architect and engineer at Atlantic City, NJ. A list of buildings that he has worked on is included.
Eugene W. Letts, class of 1923, and his father have a cattle raising business at Clarendon, TX.
John Howard Winneberger, class of 1917, is Chief Engineer and Estimator of the J.B. Klein Iron & Foundry Company at Oklahoma City, OK.
Frank J. Matty, class of 1905, works with the New York State Department of Public Works, Bureau of Highways.
Theodore H. Cowee, class of 1920, works with W.J. Cowee, Inc. at Berlin, NY.
Alvin M. Burt, class of 1926, is with the T.J. Purdy Construction Company at Bridgeport, CN.
Edwin V. Wintermote, class of 1922, works in the cost department of the Puget Sound Lumber Company of Tacoma, WA. He was also treasurer of the Tide Water Company of Tacoma previously.
Walter Radcliffe Kirk, class of 1892, is director of James S. Kirk & Company at Chicago, IL.
"New York Sports Writer Pays Striking Tribute to P.M.C.'s Polo Team"
An article written by Ned Irish of the _¬New York City Telegram¬_ is reprinted. Mentioned in the article: Colonel Hyatt; Bowers; Dan Jones; Bill Nicholls; and Pickering, a member of a renowned Boston polo family.
"Cadets Swamp Phila. Textile"
The PMC basketball team defeated Philadelphia Textile School by the score 54-24 on January 30, 1929. Team: Shaw, Warren, Layer, Brennan.
"Cadets Win Two Hard Cage Games"
The PMC basketball team defeated Hahnemann Medical College by the score 23-20 on January 26, 1929. Team: Brennan, Shaw, Miller
The PMC freshman basketball team defeated Third Presbyterian Church of Chester by the score 26-23 on January 26, 1929 in a preliminary game. Team: "Goe" Smith.
"P.M.C. Goes on the Air Again"
The PMC radio program will be repeated on Station WFI, the Strawbridge and Clothier Store of Philadelphia, on February 23, 1929.
"Coach Eltz Selects College Gym Team"
Coach Eltz selected the following cadet gymnastics team: Charles W. Bauer; L.A. Hilles; F.K. Ettinger; Robert J. Germane; George Lifshetz; Robert C. Stephenson; Lin Scarlett; Wallace Zeller; Henry R. White; Winthrop W. White; Brooke M. Lessig; Robert Buermann, Jr.; Dale E. Kester; Rupert J. Welliver; William A. Haller, Jr.; Jack Surut; Joseph L. Clark; Charles J. Clark; William Challenger, Jr.; Harry S. Buzby; Leon H. Aguirre. A March gym exhibition is planned.
"Cadet Poloists Defeated By New York Malletmen"
The PMC polo team lost to Squadron A of New York by the score 7-1/2 to 6-1/2 on January 19, 1929. Team: Charlie Bower.
The PMC Third polo team lost to the Philadelphia Ramblers by the score 7-3 on January 19, 1929.
"Cadet Poloists Lose Two Games to West Point"
The PMC polo team lost to West Point by the score 15-5 on January 26, 1929. Team: Dan Jones.
The PMC Junior varsity polo team also lost to the West Point junior varsity by the score 6-3 on January 26, 1929. Team: Redmond.
"P.M.C. Social Club"
Members of the junior and senior class have formed the PMC Social Club in order to promote sociability and college spirit. The headquarters will be in Alumni Lodge.
Major William J. Pardee, class of 1879, died recently at Pasadena, CA from a paralytic stroke. He had a distinguished army career. He was buried at Oswego, NY.
Wainwright Ripley, class of 1892, of Newark, NJ, recently died. His son Willaim A. Ripley, graduated from PMC in 1926.
Mrs. Maud Shirley, mother of Cadet William Shirley, died recently at Baltimore, MD.
Alan Riddle, an ex-cadet from 1922-1925, died recently at Atlantic City, NJ.
D.J. Randall, Jr., chairman of the Squadron A polo team, notified Colonel Frank K. Hyatt that the team has not accepted its 7-1/2 to 6-1/2 victory over PMC on January 19, 1929, instead recording the game as a 6-1/2 to 6-1/2 tie. They believe that the referee falsely credited them with a goal.
"P.M.C. in 'Talkie Movies'"
The Pathe people selected PMC as the location for filming and recording the first sound picture of a military college parade. The picture was completed on January 21, 1929. General Charles E. Hyatt made an address that is included in the film.
P.M.C. News, Vol. VI, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Junior Varsity Poloists, left to right, Cadets Pickering, Carels, Kaiser, Scarlett"
Photograph: "Basketball Squad" 1934
Photograph: "Few can do it-Reds Pollock grips a basketball in each hand"
The engineering classes, under Major Frank L. Martin, Captain T.E. Leet, and Professor Barton, recently finished a complete campus survey.
Joseph R. Farrell, contractor and builder, recently spoke to the PMC Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Captain Lester L. Lessig, contracting engineer for McClintic Marshall Corporation in Philadelphia, spoke to the PMC Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The PMC Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers will meet with the University of Delaware chapter in February 1934.
Professor Barton of the Civil Engineering Department was recently elected President of the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society of Philadelphia.
"Cadet Quintet Trims St. Joseph Shooters"
The PMC basketball team defeated St. Joseph's College by the score 25-22 on January 27, 1934. Team: Frank Malinski; Jim Weaver.
"Cadet Poloists Win From Allenhurst in Sparkling Battle"
The PMC polo team defeated Allenhurst by the score 6-1/2 to 3-1/2 on January 13, 1934 in the Metropolitan Indoor Polo League championship tournament. Team: Joe Poor; Clarence "Bud" Combs; Jack Young.
"Football Team is Honored"
The 1933 football team was honored on December 13, 1933 at the Chester Club by business and professional men of Delaware County. The Exchange Club, Rotary Club, and Kiwanis Club of Chester sponsored the event. Notables in attendance: J. Borton Weeks; J. Ward Palmer; Mayor William Ward, Jr. of Chester; William B. McClenachan, assistant district attorney; Si Pauxis, former coach; Coach Jud Timm; Rev. Charles Urban, assistant rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Chester; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt.
"Visit Auto Show"
The entire senior class and Major Martin visited the Philadelphia automobile show on January 15, 1934.
"Success the Goal"
The article, signed "S.M.B.," speaks of the meaning of success and the necessary character required.
"Cadet Stickmen Register Fourth Straight Win"
The PMC polo team defeated the new York Athletic Club by the score 10-1/2 to 7-1/2 on January 27, 1934 in the annual championship tournament of the Metropolitan League. Team: Joe Poor; Bud Combs; Jack Young.
"Cadets Ride to Victory in New York"
The PMC polo team defeated Squadron A by the score 9-1/2 to 4-1/2 on January 20, 1934 in the Metropolitan Indoor Polo Championship tournament. Team: Joe Poor; Bud Combs; Jack Young.
"J.V. Poloists Lose to 'Whips'"
The PMC junior varsity polo team lost to the "Whips" by the score 11 to 10-1/2 on January 27, 1934. Team: Scarlett; Pickering; Carels.
"Cadets Vanquish Lafayette Five"
The PMC basketball team defeated Lafayette by the score 30-18 on January 17, 1934.
"Junior Poloists Lose to Lawrenceville"
The PMC junior varsity polo team lost to Lawrenceville School by the score 12-5 on January 20, 1934. Team: Carels; Pickering; Kaiser.
"Executive Committee of the Alumni Association"
President, James A.G. Campbell, Jr., class of 1920; First Vice-President, Edwin A. Howell, Esq., class of 1890; Second Vice-President, Andrew S. Hubbard, class of 1912; Third Vice-President, David H. Lane Powers, class of 1915; Secretary-Treasurer, Robert T. Tumbelston, class of 1907. Board of Managers members whose terms expire in 1934: D. Walter Lupton, class of 1919; W.C. Atkinson, Jr., 1929; F.B. McKaig, Jr., 1932. Board of Managers members whose terms expire in 1935: Weston C. Overholt, class of 1927; Herbert Pleet, 1919; George A. Lyons, 1921; Franklin H. Andrew, 1932. President Emeritus: Major John W. Loveland, class of 1887.
The Alumni Association President James A.G. Campbell, Jr., class of 1920, announces that he will start a column to appear on the "P.M.C. Alumni News" page in each issue. Campbell announces that an Alumni Athletic Consultant Committee has replaced the previous Athletic Council.
Harold De Lancey Downs, class of 1897, has been appointed as purchasing agent for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
G.E. Hafleigh, class of 1924, recently visited South America for nine weeks. His PMC Spanish teacher "Doc" Burdick is mentioned.
"Executions of the Executive Committee"
The Executive Committee of the Alumni Association met in Philadelphia on December 4, 1933. President James A.G. Campbell, Jr. presided. Athletic Consultant Committee members: Campuzano, class of 1921; Hanna, 1930; Leet, 1917; Pauxits; Campbell, 1920. The Executive Committee instituted a Five-Year Life Membership Plan for $10. Mr. C. Edwin Webb, class of 1903, had several members of the committee as guests on December 14, 1933 at the Penn Athletic Club. The next meeting is scheduled for January 11, 1934 at the Hotel Walton in Philadelphia.
"A New Year Thought"
An inspirational quote calling for a return to liberty, the common good, and belief in God.
Mr. C. Edwin Webb, class of 1903, is a member of the Board of Trustees.
Joseph T.M. Breneman, class of 1912, is president of a bank in Mt. Joy, PA.
Mr. E.L. Best, class of 1903, is traveling the Atlantic seaboard with a new electrical incinerator.
Franklin H. Andrew, class of 1933, worked in a Canadian lumber camp the during the summer and fall of 1933.
Stanley Malinowski, class of 1928, visited PMC on January 12, 1934.
"Weddng Bells; Biddle-Kerr"
George Chapman Swope Biddle, a PMC graduate, married Eleanor May Kerr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Kerr of Philadelphia, on January 13, 1934. They reside in Stonehurst, PA.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. 9, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Instruction Camp Days Will Soon be Here Again"
Photograph: "Hooking the Ball at a Difficult Angle" (polo)
Photograph: "A Cozy Corner in Cadet Quarters" (dormitory room photo)
Photograph: "Changing Mounts."
"Grad Gets Important Engineering Post in California"
Doyle Campbell, class of 1916, has been appointed Assistant Engineer in the Southern Pacific Railway System, California. He has previously worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad. His father, John L. Campbell, received an honorary Master of Civil Engineering at PMC in 1916. John L. Campbell as works on the Southern Pacific Railway System.
"P.M.C. vs. Philmont"
The PMC polo team defeated the Philmont riders by the score 16-5 on February 13, 1926 during the Indoor Polo Championship of Philadelphia. Team: Elmer Putt. The team is preparing for the annual intercollegiate indoor tournament in New York in March, sponsored by the United States Polo Association. The intercollegiate outdoor tournament will be held in June.
"Engineers Visit Library"
The Junior Engineers and Professor Boase visited the new library under construction on the Parkway in Philadelphia on February 10, 1926.
William D. Bosell, 2nd, class of 1922, has been elected Secretary of the Aird-Don Company of Troy, NY.
"Joseph H. Hinkson, Esq."
Joseph H. Hinkson, Esq., a leading lawyer and banker of the city of Chester, died on February 14, 1926 in Ridley Park, PA. Hinkson was a member of the Military College Company, the business organization of the institution. Hinkson's father, Honorable John B. Hinkson, was elected a Board of Trustees member in 1874 and acted as its secretary from 1877-1900.
The baseball season is fast approaching. Coach Si Pauxtis has many prospects, including: Magner, Allen, Elliot, Buono, Craig.
"Day of Prayer"
The Annual Day of Prayer for Schools and Colleges was observed January 28, 1926. Rev. Russell Paynter of Collingswood, NJ Presbyterian Church was the principal speaker. Rev. Dr. Gladstone Holm, Methodist chaplain of PMC, conducted the singing, and morning and afternoon exercises. This annual tradition at PMC began in 1867. Cadet participation is voluntary.
"College Five Defeats Drexel in Swift Surprise Attack"
The PMC basketball team defeated Drexel Institute by the score 34-26 on January 23, 1926. Team: Coach Lon Jourdet, Buono, Kreig, Elliot, Magner, Hummer.
"College Five Swamps Lebanon Valley Under 41-25 Defeat"
The PMC basketball team defeated Lebanon Valley by the score 41-25 on January 29, 1926. Team: Buono, Kreig.
"P.M.C. 'Red' Team Defeats Wenonah"
The second PMC polo team defeated the Wenonah Military Academy by a score 11-5 on February 12, 1926. Team: Shirley, Whitehurst, Wilson.
The Class of 1928 held a hop on February 5, 1926. Patronesses: Miss Mabel Lee Hyatt, Mrs. Frank G. Sweeney, Mrs. William G. Randale, Mrs. Jesse Gibney. Student committee: J. Russell Sackett; Charles L. Gibb; Harry A. Bauer; Herbert E. Hardican; Paul M. Blake.
"P.M.C. Poloists Easily Bury Norwich Riders Under Heavy Score"
The PMC polo team defeated Norwich Univeristy by the score 19-6 on February 6, 1926. Team: Putt Alvin Burt, Whitehurst, Jones.
"College Poloists Defeated By Noted Brooklyn Riders After Spirited Battle in Philadelphia Armory"
The PMC polo team lost to the Brooklyn Class A team by the score 13-8 on January 23, 1926. Team: Burt, Jones, Putt.
The PMC second polo team lost to Eureka Riding Academy by the score 8-5. Team: Wilson, Bower, Whitehurst.
"P.M.C. Bows to Albright Basketeers"
The PMC basketball team lost to Albright College by the score 38-36 on February 6, 1926. Team: Kreig, Buono, Elliot, Hummer, Magner.
"Junior Economists Explore Archives of Commercial Museums"
The Junior Economists and Professor Beach visited the Commercial Museums in Philadelphia on February 10, 1926.
"Cadet Poloists Defeat Crack New York Team"
The PMC polo team defeated Squadron A of New York by the score 6 to 2-1/2 on Janaury 30, 1926. Team: Burt, Putt, Jones.
"College Five Wins Over Dickinson in Sensational Game"
The PMC basketball team defeated Dickinson College by the score 26-24 on February 13, 1926. Team: Buono, Allen, Elliot, Magner, Hummer.
The Class of 1927 presented technical essays on February 12, 1926. Professor Karl E. Agan helped in the preparation. Participants: Robert H. Pohl; E. Sargent Hoopes, Jr.; George B. Shaw, Jr.; Joseph W. Shirley, Jr.; Joseph P. McCaffery; James T. Whitehurts, Jr.; Ridgley B. Bond, Jr.; H. Leslie Kalbach.
"College Poloists Win Over Philmont Trio"
The PMC polo team defeated the Philmont Country Club by the score 13-8 on February 10, 1926. Team: Burt, Jones.
The PMC second polo team defeated Philmont's second team by the score 5-2 on the same day. Team: Shirley, Whitehurst, Wilson.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. VII, Issue 1 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "P.M.C.'s 1934 Football Squad"
Photograph: "Reds Pollock, captain of P.M.C.'s unbeaten football eleven"
Photograph: "Coach Judd Timm, developer of P.M.C.'s undefeated football eleven."
Photograph: "Elected Co-Captains of P.M.C. Polo Team; Clarence (Bud) Combs and Jack Young."
Photograph: "Cadet Cavalrymen"
"Col. Hyatt Awards Undergraduate Prizes; Dr. Franklin Speaks to Cadet Corps"
Captain Carl A. Schaubel, adjutant, and Colonel Hyatt awarded prizes. Rev. Dr. James Henry Franklin, resident of Crozer Theological Seminary, spoke to the corps. Award recipients: Linwood L. Righter, Jr.; Frederick T. Marciniszyn; Walter Eberbach; Burt L. Grabosky; James G. Kitchen, 2d; Edison H. Stanhope; William F. Endress; Harry Stevens, Jr.; Jack Smith; Frank Malinski; Frank Dainesi; Stanton S. von Grabill; Frank H. Washbourne; J. Ferris Cann, Jr.; Samuel Douglass Worton; William G. Paull; Jack Newman.
"College Re-Open for its One Hundred and Fourteenth Year—Cadet Appointments"
PMC re-opened on September 25, 1934. Colonel Frank K. Hyatt addressed the corps. Captain Carl A. Schaubel announced the cadet appointments. Battalion captain: Stanton S. von Grabill. Captains: Herbert R. Amey; Edison H. Stanhope; Robert C. Stephenson; William H. Pollock. Quartermaster: Robert C. Stephenson. Ordnance officer: Edison H. Stanhope. Adjutant: Frank O. Leichthammer. Lieutenants: Frank O. Leichthammer; Frederick J. Zimmerman; Lindley C. Scarlett; James A. Weaver; John D. Roberts; George H. Burke; William C. Pickering; Frank H. Kaiser; John McC. Young; George H. Bechtel; Henry T. Feige. Sergeants: Frank Malinski; Joseph Russell; Robert D. Scarlett; Francis McC. Clark; Russell H. McGuiney; Leo Niessen, Jr.; Edward C. Fay, Jr.; George H. Berlin, Jr.; Edmund A. McCadden, Jr.; Leonard D. Frescoln; Philip C. Metzger; Jesse W. Roberts, Jr.; Robert G. Ford, Jr.; John W. Bowers. Sergeant major: Frank Malinski. First sergeants: Robert D. Scarlett; Francis McC. Clark. Color sergeants: Edward C. Fay, Jr.; Leonard D. Frescoln. Chief musician: Robert C. Ford, Jr. Battalion clerk: Andrew M. Lacek. Corporals: Harry M. Stevens; Cyril C. Sobeck; Andrew M. Lacek; Wilmer P. Lockwood; William H. Turner; Howard W. Buck; George W. Thomson, Jr.; Stanford H. Joffe; David E. Hickman; Clarence C. Combs, Jr.; Robert M. Turrell; William R. Tumbelston; Arthur J. Ryan; Raymond R. Nesto; Andrew S. Hubbard, Jr.; Fred Kreider; Frank J. Dainesi, Jr.; George S. Iredell. Color corporals: Andrew S. Hubbard, Jr.; George S. Iredell.
"Col. Hyatt Explains the 'Why' of P.M.C.'s Unbeaten Grid Team"
A discussion of PMC's unbeaten football team by Colonel Frank K. Hyatt centers around the intersection of scholastic and physical conditioning. Team members mentioned: Reds Pollock; Jim Weaver; Frank Malinski; Joe Russell; McGuiney; Frank Clark; Mal Stevens; Cy Sobeck; Andy Lacek; Wilmer Lockwood; Bill Turner; Bill Buck; Dave Hickman. Hyatt praises Coach Jud Timm.
"Gold Medal Conferred Upon Honorary Grad by Engineers"
In October 1934 at Chicago, the Society of Automotive Engineers conferred a gold medal upon Dr. O.B. Zimmerman for distinguished service. Zimmerman received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from PMC in 1919. A brief biography of Zimmerman follows.
Cyrus L. Wagner, a Bucknell University graduate in 1931, replaces Walter F. Layer (resigned) as instructor of mathematics and English in the Preparatory Department. Wagner will also direct physical education.
"Robert A. Ross"
Former student Robert A. Ross died recently at New Cumberland, PA. Hee is survived by his widow, daughter, and his sister Baroness von Bestecki of Bella Vista.
Enright Lewis Ellis, former cadet of Downingtown, PA, will marry Gail Hutchings Atherton, PA. Hutchings is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Foster Atherton of Glen Falls, NY.
The annual Autumn Hop took place on October 26, 1934. Receiving: Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt; Mrs. James Ashmore Dunlap; Mrs. George Booth Harvey; Mrs. Clarence T. Starr.
Henry R. White, PMC graduate of Philadelphia, married Eleanor Agnes Brittingham on August 1, 1934 at Annapolis, MD. Brittingham is the daughter of Mrs. Josephine Brittingham. The Whites live in Lansdowne, PA. White works for the Pennsylvania State Highway Department.
David Balir, Jr., PMC graduate of Indiana, PA, married Margaret Polhemus recently. Polhemus is the daughter of Mrs. Margaret M. Polhemus of Ashland, MA. The Blairs live in Framingham, MA.
"Dr. Williams Appointed Professor of Mathematics"
Dr. Franklin G. Williams has been appointed Professor of Mathematics. A brief biography is provided.
"Grad is Promoted"
Charles J. Thomas, class of 1909, is an account representative of the Acady Press at Portland, OR.
Albert H. Atterbury, class of 1876 and an attorney in New York, often provides a scholarship for PMC cadets. The financial support is appreciated in the current economic situation.
"Cadets Humble West Chester in Exciting Gridiron Game Watched by Thousands"
The PMC football team defeated West Chester State Teachers' College by the score 20-0 on October 13, 1934. An article on the game from the _Philadelphia Inquirer_ is reprinted. Team: Frank Malinski; Danny McFadden; "Reds" Pollock, captain.
"Unbeaten Cadets Down St. Joseph's College, 25-0; Five Thousand Persons Thrilled by P.M.C.'s Flashing Gridiron Exhibition"
The PMC football team defeated St. Joseph's College by the score 25-0 on November 3, 1934. Team: Reds Pollock, captain; Danny McFadden; Andy Elko; Frank Malinski; Wilmer Lockwood.
"Cadet Poloists Prepare for Busy Season"
Indoor team: Bud Combs; Jack Young; Bill Pickering.
"Chester Cadets Hold Rutgers to Scoreless Tie in Game That Thrilled Thousands"
The PMC football team tied Rutgers University 0-0 on September 29, 1934. The article includes an excerpt from a _Philadelphia Inquirer_ article covering the game as well as game statistics. Team: Buck; B. Pollock; Hickman; Lacek; O'Malley; Stern; Weaver; McFadden; Lockwood; Malinski; R. Pollock.
"P.M.C. Gridders Record Scoreless Tie Against Bucknell University; Great Crowd Thrilled by Battling Cadet Team Against Heavier Foemen"
The PMC football team tied Bucknell University 0-0 on October 5, 1934. A _Philadelphia Record_ article is reprinted. Team: Sobeck; McGuiney; Hickman; Lacek; Russell; Stern; Weaver; McFadden; R. Pollock; Lockwood; Malinski.
"Combs and Young Made Co-Captains of Polo Team"
Cadet "Happy Bud" Combs and Cadet Jack Young have been elected co-captains of the 1934-1935 PMC polo team. Biographies of the two are provided.
"P.M.C. Defeats Juniata in First Home Game"
The PMC football team defeated Juniata College by the score 26-0 on October 20, 1934. Team: Danny McFadden; Andy Elko; Reds Pollock, captain; Jack Young; Frank Malinski; Lockwood; McGuiney.
"Alumni Antics As Viewed by the Secretary"
Alumni in attendance at recent football games: Turrell, class fo 1905; Pool, 1906; Tumbelston, 1907; Graber, 1907; Millner, 1911; Campuzano, 1920; Campbell, 1920; Britain; Andrews. The Philadelphia PMC Club may soon resume its weekly meetings. Walt Atkinson, class of 1927, was recently married. Robert Tumbelston, secretary of the Alumni Association, appeals to alumni to come out to PMC on October 19, 1934.
"Was Our Secretary's Face Red? -or- Is Military Training Effective?"
Robert "Tummy" Tumbelston, class of 1906 and Alumni Secretary, attended the inauguration of the new president of the Crozer Seminary in 1934.
"News Welcomes Cadet Captain Stephenson as Cadet News Editor"
Cadet Captain Stephenson has been appointed editor of the cadet news page.
Senior Class elections were held in May 1934. Robert C. Stephenson, president; William C. Pickering, vice-president; Herbert R. Amey, Jr., secretary; Frank O. Leichthammer, treasurer. Junior Class: George Berlin, president; Leo Niessen, secretary. Sophomore class: Stanford H. Joffe, president; Harry M. Stevens, vice-president; William Tumbelston, chief of the exchequer; George S. Iredell, secretary. Freshman class: Frederick Marcinizyn, president; William Pivirotto, vice-president; Jack Pivirotto, treasurer; William Derr, secretary. Preparatory School elections will take place at the first class meeting. Others mentioned in the article: Frank Roy Kaiser; John McC. Young, Jr.; Frank Malinski; Francis Clark; Andrew Hubbard.
Seniors conducting honors work: Edison H. Stanhope, Business Management under Professor Beach and working with industrial firms in Chester; Stanton S. von Grabill, Education and American History under Professor Beach; Robert C. Stephenson, Investments, under Professor Turner and with the Montgomery and Scott firm in Chester.
"Phi Sigma Delta Fraternity"
1934-1935 Officers of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity: Frederick J. Zimmerman, chancellor; Leichthammer, vice-chancellor; Robert G. Ford, secretary and treasurer. New members: Berlin; Turrell; Combs.
"Beta Zeta Epsilon Fraternity"
1934-1935 Officers of Beta Zeta Epsilon fraternity: Herbert R. Amey, Jr., president; Robert D. Scarlett, vice-president; Edmund A. McCadden, secretary and treasurer.
"The Sabre and Sash of 1935"
An appeal is made to the senior class and alumni to prevent _The Sabre and Sash_, the College Annual, from disappearing. Staff: Robert C. Stephenson, editor-in-chief; William C. Pickering, assistant editor; Frank O. Liechthammer, business manager; Edison H. Stanhope, publicity manager; Frederick J. Zimmerman, advertising manager; William Henry Pollock, circulation manager.
Brief biographies of notable men at PMC: Colonel Frank K. Hyatt; Major Carrol A. Bagby; Dean Levi P. Wyman; Cadet Stanton S. von Grabill; Cadet Herbert Rauden Amey, Jr.; Cadet Edison H. Stanhope.
"Dinner and Movies"
Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt hosted preparatory school boys to dinner followed by a viewing of the film _The Count of Monte Cristo_ at Stanley Theatre.
"P.M.C. Club Reorganized"
The seniors and juniors decided to resurrect the PMC Club after a lapse of several years. Officers: Robert C. Stephenson, president; Frank Malinski, vice-president; William C. Pickering, secretary; John McC. Young, Jr., treasurer. A committee was formed to create a constitution for the club. A pledgeship period will be devised.
Harmon Smith of the preparatory school has moved to a new room in Old Main.
Bechtel and Feige will perform short wave radio work.
James A. Weaver represented PMC at Fort George G. Meade, receiving an honor bar as the most efficient military student in his company.
Frank O. Leichthammer sprained his knee picking daisies.
Arnold has entertained in the Mess Hall with his singing abilities, often compared to those of Kennie Sargent.
Metzger and Weiland played piano selections recently.
Frank Roy Kaiser has been elected president of the new Lieutenants' Club.
Also mentioned: Friend; Weaver; Pickering.
"It is Worth While to Remember That-"
Advice that is necessary for life at PMC, but not in the Regulation Book.
Robert C. Stephenson introduces himself as editor of "The Cadet News" page.
"Mrs. Leslie Returns"
Mrs. Florence Leslie assumed the chair of the Modern Languages department in the absence of Doctor Burdick. She returned from retirement in Milford, PA.
The first Corps Dance of the year was held on October 26, 1934. The orchestra of Victor Nelson provided music. Student committee: Stephenson; Stanhope; Pickering; Berlin; Joffe; Marcinizyn; Warren. Receiving: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. VII, Issue 2 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "Some stalwarts who will help carry P.M.C.'s 1935 grid burdens. Left to right-Cy Sobeck, end; Mal Stevens, fullback; Dick O'Malley, guard; Frank Malinski, Captain and halfback; Andy Lacek, center; Andy Elko, halfback."
Photograph: "Ex-Captain Reds Pollock who has concluded a brilliant career of college football."
Photograph: "Frank Malinski elected Captain of 1935 grid team."
"Hyatt Foundation Launches Campaign for a Bigger P.M.C."
The article contains a statement that was published by several news agencies. The statement says that John G. Pew, president of the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company and Hyatt Foundation member, announced the purchase of PMC from the Hyatt family. The new Hyatt Foundation will operate PMC as a non-profit institute where the Foundation will act as the holding and operating body for the trustees. The change in ownership was brought about in order to ensure that PMC would continue beyond the lives of the current Hyatt family and so that endowment funds would be made available to the institution. Pew appeals to alumni to raise $150,000 for PMC's development. Pew's statement is reprinted. Hyatt Foundation members: Bishop Francis M. Taitt; John G. Pew; Edwin A. Howell; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt; C. Edwin Webb; Thomas F. Martin.
"Bright Outlook for 1935 Football"
Coach Judd Timm is molding a more challenging football schedule for the 1935 team: Rutgers University will be replaced on the scheduled with New York University. PMC will also play Ursinus College on Thanksgiving Day. The 1935 schedule is printed. Red Pollock, Jim Weaver, and Herb Amey will graduate. Prospective 1935 team members: Andy Elko; Bud Pollock; Dave Hickman; Bob Ford; Dick Ryan; Bob Chervanik; Danny McFadden. The undefeated 1934 season is discussed.
"P.M.C. Cavalry Thrills 20,000 at Shore Grid Game; By Eugene R. Knoblauch, Class of 1931 in the Chester Times of Nov. 12"
The reprinted _Chester Times_ article recounts the Armistice football game between PMC and the University of Delaware at Atlantic City on November 10, 1934. The PMC cavalry, under the direction of Lieutenant Ted Comfort, entertained at the game. Bill Pickering led eighteen cavalry riders. Adjutant John Bishop of the Atlantic City Salvation Army unit offered an Armistice Day prayer. In attendance: Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt; Captain and Mrs. Carl F. Schaubel; Mr. and Mrs. George Dunlap; Congressman Isaac Bacharach of Atlantic City; Morris Guards; New Jersey Governor A. Harry Moore.
Colonel Harry N. Cootes conducted the annual fall inspection on November 16, 1934.
"Edward G. Hayes"
Edward Graham Haynes, a former student, died recently at Canandaigua, NY. He was president of the Ontario, NY Trust Company.
The Junior chemists and Dean Wyman visited the Chester plant of the Philadelphia Electric Company on November 21, 1934.
"Armistice Day Address"
General Price, a Board of Trustees member, addressed the corps on his World War experiences on November 12, 1934.
Gottfired W. Smith, class of 1932, is engaged to Frances Mary Montesole of Middlesex, England. Smith hails from Asville, NC and Havana, Cuba. Smith is the son of the late United States Senator James Smith. The Smiths plan a wedding trip to Egypt.
A hop was held on November 30, 1934. Receiving: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt; Mrs. Leonard C. Ashton; Mrs. Edmund Cramp; Mrs. Chester Tucker.
"Malinski Elected Captain of 1935 Football Team"
Frank Malinski, a junior, succeeded Reds Pollock as the 1935 football team captain on November 29, 1934. The election preceded the annual banquet to the team. Colonel Clarence T. Starr, class of 1899, was toastmaster. Coach Judd Timm and his undefeated 1934 team were celebrated.
Ferdinand Ettinger, class of 1933 of Philadelphia, is engaged to Mary Louise Fox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A.G. Fox of Cynwyd, PA.
"Cadets Beat Crusaders in Final Grid Classic"
The PMC football team defeated Susquehanna University by the score 39-0 on November 10, 1934. Team: Reds Pollock, captain; Mal Stevens; Frank Malinski; Andy Elko; Dave Hickman; Andy Lacek; Frescoln; Lockwood; Weaver.
"P.M.C. Swamps Baltimore"
The PMC football team defeated the University of Baltimore by the score 31-0 on November 24, 1934. The article contains an excerpt of an article written by Mayer Brandchain of the _Philadelphia Record_. Team:William "Reds" Pollock, captain; Mal Stevens; Frank Malinski; Wilmer Lockwood; Jim Weaver; Cy Sobeck.
"Pennsylvania Military College Thanksgiving Dinner; Given in Honor of 1934 Football Squad and Coaches"
Those in attendance at the dinner: Captain Carl A. Schaubel, class of 1930; Colonel Clarence T. Starr, class of 1899; 1934 football team; Coach Juddson Timm; Coach Cramp; Fred Kreider, class of 1936 and PMC Orchestra leader; Charles D. Long, PMC Glee Club leader; Robert C. Stephenson, class of 1935; Chester Mayor Hon. William Ward, Jr.; Emid A. Thomas, athletic director; Herbert K. Webb, class of 1911 and 1910 football team captain; former coach Simon F. Pauxtis; "Reds Pollock," team captain and class of 1935; James A. Weaver, 1935; Frederick J. Zimmerman, 1935 and team co-manager; William C. Pickering, 1935 and team co-manager; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt; Edmund Cramp,. Class of 1916.
"P.M.C. Grad Making a Name for Himself in the Field of Journalism"
Eugene R. Knoblauch, class of 1931 and of Swarthmore, PA, is a member of the reportorial staff of the _Chester Times_. An example of his work is provided in this issue.
"Delaware Bows to P.M.C. in Hard Game in Convention Hall, Atlantic City"
The PMC football team defeated the University of Delaware by the score 12-0 on Armistice Night 1934 at Convention Hall, Atlantic City, NJ. Lieutenant Ted Comfort led the PMC cavalry in a demonstration. Fred Byrod described the game in a reprinted article from the _Philadelphia Inquirer_. Team: Frank Malinski; "Reds" Pollock, captain; McFadden; Andy Elko; Stevens; Jim Weaver; Sobeck; McGuiney.
"Thanksgiving a Memorable Day at P.M.C.; Thousands Watch Cadets Defeat Lebanon Valley, 12-7"
The PMC football team defeated Lebanon Valley by the score 12-7 on Thanksgiving Day 1934. Tam: Reds Pollock, captain; Andy Elko; Frank Malinski; Wilmer Lockwood.
1934 football team letters: Jim Weaver; Cy Sobeck; Bud Pollock; Bill Buch; ed Stern; Russell McGuiney; Dave Hickman; Andy Lacek; Reds Pollock; Dan McFadden; Wilmer Lockwood; Frank Malinski; Mal Stevens; Andy Elko; Joe Russell; Bob Ford; Herb Amey; Fred Zimmerman, co-manager; Bud Pickering, co-manager.
"Cadet Captain Stephenson, Editor"
Cadet editor Robert C. Stephenson speaks of the meaning of Thanksgiving in the current age.
"General Price Speaks to Corps on Armistice Day"
Major General William G. Price, retired from the National Guard of Pennsylvania, spoke to the corps about his World War experiences on Armistice Day 1934.
"Jack Newman Captains Prep Team"
Jack Newman will be captain of the Preparatory School football team, which has only won a single game this season.
Those seen at the PMC-Delaware football game in Atlantic City: Coloenl and Mrs. Hyatt; Robinson's Band of Wilmington, DE; Mr. and Mrs. James A. Dunlap; Mrs. and Mrs. George Dunlap; Captain and Mrs. Shaubel; Mr. and Mrs. John G. Pew; Mr. and Mrs. Lovett Frescoln; Mr. Raymond E. Eggleston, Jr.; Mr. J. Vincent Carles; Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Daroff; Frank Kaiser; von Grabill; Leichthammer; Mrs. Edwin A. Howell; Mabel Lee Hyatt; Mabel Cramp; Mrs. Iredell; Dr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Tracey; Old Pappy Friend; Corporal Thomas; Miss Patton; Sergeant Scarlett; Reds Pollock; Amey; Burke; Ford; Frescoln; Bowers; Jack young; Emanuel "Mannie Sacks" of WCAU; Dr. Robert T. Tumbelston, class of 1907 and secretary of the Alumni Association; Mr. Thomas E. Leet, former adjutant; Jeanne Evants, WHAT station vocalist; Charlie Gibb; Chester Mayor Ward; Edwin A. Howell; Mrs. Clarence Conner; Richard Wilson; Thomas Brennan; Robert C. Stephenson.
A Corps Dance was held on the Friday following Thanksgiving. Jack Delmar and his orchestra provided music. Receiving: Captain William H. Pollock; Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt; Mrs. Edward Cramp; Mrs. Vincent Carels; Mrs. Chester E. Tucker. Student committee: Robert C. Stephenson, chairman; Stanhope; Leichthammer; Berlin; Joffee; Marciniszyn; Warren.
The term furlough began on December 1, 1934.
"Sabre and Sash Honored"
Patrons for the upcoming _Sabre and Sash_ senior publication: The Right Rev. Francis M. Taitt, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania; Richard Wetherill, chairman Board of Trustees of the Chester Cambridge Bank and Trust Company; Major General William G. Price, Jr.; Colonel James A.G. Campbell, vice chairman of the Board of the Delaware County Trust Company; Albert R. Granger, vice president of the Philadelphia Electric Company; John J. McClure, chairman of the Finance Committee of the Senate of Pennsylvania.
"Mrs. Hyatt Entertains Recruits"
Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt entertained the recruits at their home on November 2, 1934. The seniors joined them later.
"Dr. Burdick Returns"
Dr. Lawrence D. Burdick, Ph. D., head of the Modern Language Department, has returned after an illness that kept him away for six weeks. Mrs. Florence Leslie headed the department in his absence and will now return to her retirement in Milford, PA.
The Rosebuds club was formed in 1930. Members include the Preparatory School class of 1931 and the PMC class of 1935. Honorary Members: Major General Paul B. Malone, elected 1931; Major General John W. Leonard, elected 1932; Professor James H. Beach, A.M., elected 1933; Professor Henry G. Turner, B.S., elected 1933; Captain Thomas E. Leet, elected 1934; Judson Timm, B.S., elected 1934.
"Corps Area Inspection Held"
Colonel Harry N. Cootes conducted the annual fall inspection on November 15, 1934.
Brief biographies of: Robert C. Stephenson; William H. Pollock; Frank O. Leichthammer.
"It Is Worthwhile to Remember That"
Quotes and pieces of advice.
Poem reproduced from _The Mike_, published byt The Quill Drivers of Wildcliff Junior College.
"Thanksgiving Day Football Banquet"
In attendance: Rev. Dr. Tumbelston, class of 1907; Captain Carl A. Shaubel; Robert C. Stephenson; Colonel Clarence T. Starr; Chester Mayor Hon. William Ward, Jr.; Emid Thomas, Director of Athletics of Saint Joseph's College; Simon F. Pauxtis, former PMC coach; Herbert K. Webb, class of 1911; Herbert Amey; Reds Pollock; Judson Timm; Ed Cramp; Jim Weaver; Pickering; Zimmerman. Mr. Judd Timm received the Order of Rosebud; Charles D. Long.
Those mentioned: Scarlett; Amey; von Grabill; Lennie Frescoln; Jack Young; Alexander Ferry; Mr. and Mrs. Scarlett; Mrs. Herbert R. Amey, Sr.; Miss Pickering; Leichthammer; Rev. Urban; E.A. Howell.
Mrs. Florence Leslie entertained senior class members at the Swinging Gate. Cadets attending: von Grabill; Pickering; Kaiser; young; Scarlett; Stephenson. Leslie chaired the Modern Language Department in the absence of Dr. Lawrence D. Burdick.
"P.M.C.'s 1934-'5 Basketball Schedule"
"Cadets Open Polo Season in Philadelphia"
The Red, or first, PMC polo team defeated Pocono Manor by the score 9 to 5-1/2 on December 9, 1934. Team: Frank Kaiser; Bud Pickering; Jack Young, co-captain.
The PMC White, or second, polo team lost to the Quakers by the score 9-1/2 to 8 on December 9, 1934. Team: Lin Scarlett; Warner Jones; Albert Plaut.
Prospective 1934-1935 basketball team members: Jim Weaver; Frank Malinski; Mal Stevens; Reds Pollock; Russell McGuiney; Joe Russell; Reds Scarlett; Danny McFadden; Cy Sobeck; Wilmer Lockwood. The season's schedule is printed.
Battalion Captain Stanton S. von Grabill of Lancaster, PA is engaged to E. Louise Hearne of Philadelphia. Hearne is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Hearne. The wedding will be on June 11, 1935.
Gerald F. Reicheilder, former student, married Miss Mary E. Butterfield recently at Pottstown, PA. Rev. Arthur H. Getz, pastor of the Spring City Lutheran Church, presided.
The Junior chemists, Dean Wyman, and former graduate Dale Miller visited the Chester plant of the Pure Oil Company on December 11, 1934.
"Cadet Malletmen Enter New York Title Series"
The PMC polo team is looking to defend last year's title as winners of the Squadron A Challenge Cup of the Metropolitan Indoor Polo League tournament. They will defend their title in the same competition this year in New York City on January 12, 1935 against squadron C. The tournament schedule is provided. Team: Bud Combs, co-captain; Jack Young, co-captain; Bill Pickering; Frank Kaiser; Lin Scarlett; Warner Jones; Al Plaut.
Coach Ted Comfort is forming this season's indoor polo team. Prospective players: Combs, co-captain; Young, co-captain; Bill Pickering; Frank Kaiser; Lin Scarlet; Warner Jones; Al Plaut.
The P.M.C. News, January 1924
Photograph: "Three Promising Cadet Poloists"
Photograph: "Preparatory Football Team That Has Closed Season Without Losing a Game"
"Cadets Attend Launching of New Electric Dredges"
On Tuesday, November 20, 1924, the cadets witnessed the launching of two electric dredges, A. MacKenzie and W.L. Marshall, at the Sun Shipbuilding Company plant. The bugle corps provided music. Sponsors: Miss Margaret U. Taylor, daughter of Brigadier General Harry Taylor; Mrs. Crawford, wife of Major E.W. Crawford of the Engineer Corps. John G. Pew, president of the Sun Shipbuilding Company and PMC trustee, hosted the guests for lunch.
"Cadets Defeat Second City Troop in Fast Game"
The PMC polo team defeated Second City Troop by a score of 10-7. Team: Newton Wyman, Burt, Putt.
"Basketball Men Attend McNichol Funeral"
Riley, Buono, "Gyp" Allen, "Red" Allen, and Elliot attended the funeral of Frank McNichol, former basketball coach. Mrs. McNichol sent a letter of thanks to Lieutenant-Colonel Hyatt.
"Speakers Please at Annual College Oratorical Contest"
The annual College Oratorical Contest was held on November 23, 1924. Speakers: Seymour Johnson Dexter, David E. Kaye, Edgar F. Wainwright, John C. Knoeppel, Richard W. Wilson, Sylvan S. Ochser, William J. Eckles, Bertel N. Peterson. Judges: Professor E.S. Reinhold, A.R. Granger, Captain Henry G. Sweeney. Professor Agan helped the students in preparing.
"Preparatory Team Has Perfect Grid Record"
The preparatory has an unbeaten record; they were also never scored upon. The article recounts the scores of the season's games. Cadet James Wilson coaches, Paul Ache was the captain, and Walter Fetterley acted as manager.
"P.M.C. Beats Juniata in Thrilling Game"
The PMC football team defeated Juniata College by a score of 6-0 on November 24, 1924. Team: Coach Si Pauxtis, Mike Prostovich, Buono, Riley, "Gyp" Allen, "Red" Allen, Kreig, Gaunt, Hughie McCaffery, Magner, Minnick.
"Lew Martin Appointed Basket Ball Coach"
Lew Martin replaces the deceased Frank McNichol as PMC basketball coach. He was an all-American Penn basketball guard. Basketball veterans have returned this season: "Pop" Elliot, Al Buono, "Gyp" Allen, "Reds" Allen, Ellsworth Riley, Balir. New players: Kreig, Wayne Bond, Pohl. Season schedule is given in article.
"P.M.C. vs. Dickinson"
The PMC football lost to Dickinson College by a score of 7-6 on November 17, 1924. Team: Ward, Prostovich, Rupp.
The annual corps dance was held. Receiving committee: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt, Mrs. Richard Wetherill. Cadet committee: Hafleigh, Brahm, Ward, Blair, Shoyer, Craig, Whitehurst.
"Cadets Win from Service Troop"
The PMC polo team defeated the Philadelphia Service Troop by a score of 19-4 on November 24, 1924. Team: Burt, Wyman, Putt, Brahm, Hafleigh.
"P.M.C. Grad Will Head Important Expedition in Wilds of Yucatan"
Dr. Sylvanus Griswold Morely, class of 1904, will head an expedition to Yucatan, Mexican through the Carnegie Institution of Washington. The archaeologist will study the "new" Maya Empire.
William R. Francis will open his classes in indoor athletics. The gym team will prepare for the annual indoor athletic exhibition in March.
Captain Eugene E. Morrow conducted the Fall inspection on November 15, 1924.
"Thanksgiving at PMC"
The PMC football team defeated St. John's College by a score of 12-6 on Thanksgiving Day, 1924. Team:: Magner, Prostovich, "Gyp" Allen, "Red" Allen.
Presbyterian, Methodist, and Baptist cadets attended a Union Thanksgiving Service at the Third Presbyterian Church under Rev. Dr. Gladstone Holm. Episcopal cadets attended St. Paul's Episcopal Church where Rev. Dr. Francis M. Taitt is pastor.
The annual senior banquet for the winning team had a large alumni presence: James A.G. Campbell, Jr., 1920; John W. Campbell, 1922; Alfred C. Cramp, 1913; Edmund Cramp, 1916; Wayne R. Fullerton, 1921; George A. Lyons, 1921;' Nathan S. Trump, 1921; William D. Boswell, 1922; William J. Crothers, 1920; Paul R. Collier, 1923, Bernard Maguire, former student. Coach Si Pauxtis and Associate Coach Dutch Sommer praised the team's season.
The P.M.C. News, March 1917
"Diamond Dust Flies as Cadets Warm Up for Hard Schedule"
Baseball team manager Walter H. Roll, Jr. and Coach Pauxtis leading practices. Season schedule is listed.
"Enrollments for September Must be in at an Early Date"
Cadets returning to the college and preparatory school are enrolling for the next school year earlier than in the past. A new dormitory is under construction in order to meet the number of preparatory school students.
"With War Imminent, College Plans Every Possible Service to Community, State and Nation. No Interruption of Scholastic Work"
A message from President Charles E. Hyatt stating that even though work at PMC will continue, the college will assist the nation wherever possible.
"Graduates, Ready for Service, Commissioned High in Reserve Corps"
Many alumni have procured positions in the Reserve Corps including Rukard Hurd, Frank Sutton, Professor Herbert J. Wild, Henry V. deHority, and William C. Godfrey.
"General Scott, Chief of Staff, to Review Corps on Alumni Day"
Major General Hugh L. Scott, Army Chief of Staff, plans to review the corps on Alumni Day, June 20, 1917. He received an honorary Doctor of Military Science from PMC in 1916.
"Star End Football Captain"
Robert R. Horlacher will be next year's football captain, following past captain Louis S. Sigel's withdrawal from PMC.
"Stirring Patriotic Exercises and Glee Club Concert on Washington's Birthday"
Washington's birthday was celebrated with morning patriotic exercises and a "hop" that evening. Supreme Court Reporter William I. Schaffer was the day's orator. Reverend William R. Houston led prayer. Professor William H. Blake led the glee club. The Mandolin Club was led by Professor Amos E. Taylor. Glee Club and concert participants: Sowinski, Christenson, Rudolph Williamson, Lower, Davis, Simpson, Purdy, John Pool, Henry Pool, Albert Ardussi, Charles Ardussi, Walter Lupton, Edward Lupton, Backes, Bastian, Hummel, Winneberger, Lynch, Mosser, Roll, Sweeny, Wilcox, Davis, Fitz Gerald, Moore, Myers, Seaton, Wilcoxon, Munns, Sterling Williamson, Brogden, Harris.
"First Class Riflemen Win; Ardussi, 1919, High Man"
The First Class won over the Second Glass in the Washington Birthday's Gallery Shoot. Charles Ardussi had the highest score. Other winners and team members are mentioned.
"Captain Morey Addresses Chelsea Club Yachtsmen"
Captain Lewis S. Morey addressed Chelsea Yacht Club members at Philadelphia's Hotel Adelphia on March 20, 1917. He spoke of the College and its support of the nation in the current international climate.
"Shryock, '00, Belmont Iron's Chief Engineer, Lectures on Construction Of Great Sun Shipbuilding Plant"
Alumnus J.G. Shryock, Chief Engineer of the Belmont Iron Works, spoke to the First and Second Class about the Sun Shipbuilding Plant on February 28, 1917.
"Spring Term States Tuesday, April 3"
"Cadet Captain C. Rudolph Williamson, 1917"
PMC corps, faculty, and staff attended the funeral of Cadet Captain C. Rudolph Williamson in Media. He died on March 6, 1917 at Chester Hospital due to kidney trouble.
"Stock Exchange, Customs, Bank, Clearing House. Sub Treasury, All Classrooms For Economists"
Economics students took tours of Philadelphia financial institutions on February 27, 1917 under the direction of Professor Ralph B. Harris.
"Trophies for Gymnasts in Annual Competition"
List of winners of the Indoor Athletic Exhibition and Prize Contest held on March 16, 1917: William Edward Backes, Charles Curtiss Persiani, Jr., Richard Victor Huebner, Edward Alfrend Mueller.
A small article praises baseball Coach "Si" Pauxtis.
"Juniors in Tan Bark Ring – Preparatory School Youngsters Exhibit Excellent Form in Ride"
A list of preparatory school student participants in an exhibition of horsemanship on March 19, 1917: Howarth, George, McCaffery, Reed, Wishart, High, Long, Robles, Speakman, Saeger, and Hoffman.
"Cavalrymen in First Tests"
Announces squads for riders resulting from performance on Cavalry tests.
"'All-Around Stars,' Says Press"
An article entitled "P.M.C. Cage Men All-Around Stars" praised PMC basketball players. The illustrated article appeared in _The Philadelphia Press_ on March 4, 1917.
"Hoopes, '901, Leads Beaver Battalion"
Alumnus Eugene S. Hoopes organized and led the Beaver (Pennsylvania) Battalion.
"Fourth Class Tossers Interclass Champions"
The PMC College basketball championship was won by the Class of 1920, who were awarded the Morris Trophy.
"St. John's and George Washington Win Battles"
PMC's basketball team lost to St. John's College of Annapolis, 22-13. PMC also lost to George Washington University, 21-9.
The P.M.C. News, April 1917
"Corps First on Guard at Scene of Munition Disaster at Eddystone – Cadets Control Great Crowds, Permitting Rescue Work in Terrible Catastrophe"
133 munition workers killed on April 10, 1917; cadets and faculty assisted at the site of the disaster. Captain Lewis S. Morey, Captain Herbert J. Wild, Major Thomas F. Meehan, Captain Frank K. Hyatt, and Colonel Charles E. Hyatt led the efforts.
"P.M.C. Men to Colors, Trained and Ready in Nation's Hour of Need"
List of names of those already commissioned and asking to be commissioned in the Officers' Reserve Corps of the United States Army. Graduates: John W. Aitken, Jr., Allio F. Amodio, Jerome Apt, James S. Arnold, John P. Barr, I. Jacob Brodsky, Doyle Campbell, Major Albert G. Chase, Frederick de L. Comfort, Alfred Cramp, Allard A. Dederer, Henry V. de Hority, Tryon P. Edwards, Frank M. English, Neal Farnham, Harry C. Fry, William C. Godfrey, Ellis E. Haring, Jesse Hause, James C. Hobart, Jr., Rukard Hurd, Edward J. Kennedy, F. Cavarre Lloyd, John W. Loveland, Jr., George A. Lowry, Richard Madeley, Jr., Amherst R. Macartney, Donald C. McRae, Robert G. Mead, Gabriel R. Mead, Knapp Milburn, Edwin Miles, I. Sigmund Millner, Joseph A. Minturn, Clarence G. Paige, James W. Passmore, Rudolph R. Pollak, D. H. Lare Powers, Hyman G. Rosenbloom, Howard McP. Roydhouse, Don C. Sharp, A. Leon Sickles, Captain Marcus A. Smith, Clarence T. Starr, Howard L. Stillwell, J. Wilson Stoever, Frank B. Smith, Jr., Frank Sutton, Robert T. Tumbelston, W. Kenneth Waterall, Frank R. Weiner, Herbert J. Wild, Ray D. Wells, Earl C. White, Stanley E. Williams. Ex-cadets: Harry Wills Barkley, Paul B. Berry, George C. Bingham, Barnett Binswanger, Alexander P. Brown, Lehman S. Browning, Robert Coane, Gray H. Creager, Robert F. Crowell, John M. Ellis, Jr., Oscar T. Fleisher, Jr., Frank G. Farrell, Thomas S. Gay, Jr., Charles G. Hequembourg, F. Frazer Hinton, Jr., Carroll R. Jarden, Norman C. Lyne, Herbert Mallison, R.B. McKee, Samuel G. Mendel, John G. Monrose, Beirne M. Prager, Arthur P. Schock, Herbert Smedley, George H. Smith, William H. Stanage, William L. Tillotson, H.G. Von Myers, Samuel W. Williamson, Henry E. Wise.
"College Does Its bit as U.S. Enters War – Free Training for Citizens and High School Boys – More than 600 Men and Youths Under Instruction of Military Staff. Campus Sounds to Tread of Companies Drilling at Night"
The Pennsylvania Military College Citizens' Training Corps began on April 5, 1917.
"Graduates Drill Hundreds – Chester-Trained Men, in Many Cities, Prepare Others For Service"
Alumni creating corps in their hometowns: Major John Winthrop Loveland, Lieutenant Robert A. Young, George Mosser, F. Frayser Hinton, and Lawrence York.
"Simpson, '87, Develops Marksmen on New Range Built at Roselle, N.J."
Alumnus William J. Simpson will instruct those wishing to learn how to use service rifles at the Roselle, N.J. range.
Second Class "Hop" to be held on May 11, 1917.
The tennis team will play its first match on May 26, 1917 against the University of Pennsylvania.
"High Praise for College – 'Not Even West Point Enjoys More Enviable Reputations,' Says Paper"
Details of an article the appeared in the March 31, 1917 edition of the _Philadelphia Evening Ledger_.
"Promotions in Cadet Corps"
Walter H. Roll, Jr. promoted to Cadet Captain and appointed Cadet Aid on the Staff of the Commandant. Lucius L. Moore, Oscar T. Winneberger, C. Royden Hoyt promoted to lieutenants. Albert E. Ardussi promoted to Sergeant Major. William R. Simpson and Richard V. Huebner promoted to First Sergeant. Dabid Giles promoted to Corporal. Cadets Backes, Chuidian, Davis, Harris, Harvey, Irvin, J. Pool, Sowinski, Swift promoted to Lance Corporals.
List of those to whom the Athletic Board awarded letters: Captain Winneberger, Peters, Pool, Harvey, Campuzano, Whitaker, Manager Leet of basketball team. Captain Roll, Albert Ardussi, Charles Ardussi, Backes, Chuidian, Lowenberg, Persiani, and Manager Frisbee from "gym" team.
"Generals in Civil and Spanish Wars Who Once Wore the P.M.C. Gray"
Civil War: Brigadier General David Vickers,
Spanish-American War: Brigadier General James Rush Lincoln, Major General Carroll A. Devol.
Alumnus Brigadier General George H. Burton led an impressive military career, becoming Inspector General.
Other notable graduates mentioned: Brigadier General Albert J. Logan, Brigadier General Lewis T. Bryant, Brigadier General Cecil A. Lyon, Brigadier General Albert F. Pray.
"Peters and Ardussi Captains"
J. Dewey Peters, captain, and Charles F. Felin, manager, of next season's basketball team. Albert E. Ardussi, captain, and William C. Seaton, captain, manager, of the "gym" basketball team.
"Enrollments for September Must be in at an Early Date"
Cadets returning to the college and preparatory school are enrolling for the next school year earlier than in the past.
"Mask and Mitt Men Round into Form for Big Games with Swarthmore and St. John's"
P.M.C. lost to Philadelphia Art & Textile 13-4. PMC beat Goldey College 13-7. Delaware beat PMC 8-4.
"'Handled Situation Like Veterans,' Press Comment on Corps' Efficient Work"
Newspaper accounts from Philadelphia and New York newspapers praising the work of PMC in responding to the Eddystone munition disaster.
The P.M.C. News, May 1917
"'Vive La France! Vive Le Marechal!'"
Picture of cadets on Franklin Field at the Great Demonstration in honor of Marshal Joffre, Vice-Premier Viviani, and Admiral Chocheprat.
"Cadets Salute Hero Joffre as He Rides into Franklin Field – First At 'Present' for Leader Who Hurled Back Kaiser's Troops. 20,000 Cheer"
"Summer Training Camp"
Announcement for a 5 week military course starting July 10, 1917.
"Cadet off for France – Great-Grandson of Author of 'Star-Spangled Banner' to Front"
Charles Bartow is going to the front in France to drive with the American Ambulance.
"P.M.C. Men from 26 States and Cuba Offer Themselves to Their Country"
Names of graduates and ex-cadets.
"Cadet, Citizens' and High School Corps in Great Patriotic Rally"
Patriotic rally held in Chester on April 27, 1917. A parade went to the George Wood Anderson Tabernacle. Lieutenant-Governor of PA Frank B. McClain, Chester Mayor W.S. McDowell, and Senator Sproul were in attendance.
"Five Hundred Enlisted – Citizens, Under P.M.C. Instruction, Make Rapid Progress"
Five hundred men are enlisted as part of the P.M.C. Citizens' Training Corps.
"Cavalry in 'Naval Day' Parade"
Parade held in Ridley Park on May 12, 1917.
"Writes from English Camp – Celebrate As U.S. Enters War, Says P.MC. Man With Canadians"
Donald G. Cameron relates that the English were cheering upon the announcement of the U.S. entering the war.
"Philippine Student Wins – Awarded Pollock Prize in Sophomore Declamation Contest"
Cadet Juan Chuidian y Urbano won the Third Class Oratorial Contest on May 4, 1917. Other competitors: Charles Chapin Terry, Jr., William Arch Irvin, Jr., Lawrence Makepeace Swift, Harry Stanford Vernon, Charles Joseph Ardussi, Herbert Pleet, John Alexander Pool, William Carman Davis. Judges: Howard E. Hannum, Esq., Dr. Harry M. Armitage, Rev. Dr. Edward B. Pollard.
"La Salle, Drexel and Faculty Bite Diamond Dust. Twice Defeated"
P.M.C. won over La Salle and Drexel and won a faculty game. St. Joseph's College defeated P.M.C. twice.
Doyle Campbell, class of 1916, is engaged to Miss Mary J. Cramp, a sister of Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt.
Samuel Goodwin Barton, Ph.D. is taking over First Class Astronomy for Captain Herbert J.Wild.
"Here They Come, the Big Days of the Year, June 20-21, Alumni and Commencement Days"
Army Chief of Staff Major General Hugh L. Scott unable to attend. Baccalaureate Sermon will be given on June 17 by Rev. Dr. John G. Wilson of the Philadelphia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
"Hall Wears Patriotic Dress for Junior Hop"
Hop committee members: Robert R. Horlacher, Charles F. Felin, Jr., Harry C. Eagle, William R. Simpson, Albert E. Ardussi. Patronesses: Mrs. James Campbell, Mrs. Louis Clyde, Mrs. Samuel Dyer Clyde, Mrs. William Frick, Mrs. John Hannum, Jr., Mrs. Charles E. Hyatt, Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt, Mrs. William Randle, Mrs. Harry Roth, Mrs. William I. Schaffer, Mrs. Samuel H. Seeds, Mrs. Agnes M. Starr, Mrs. Frank G. Sweeney, Mrs. Richard Wetherill.
"Wolfe Wins Bergfels' Ride, George, Burt Cup"
Cadet John J. Wolfe won horsemanship awards. Other cadet participants: Jose Manuel Del Caprio, Herbert Pleet. Judges: Brigadier General William G. Price, Major William Kelly, Jr., Albert R. Granger. Junior Cadet Clifford George won the Preparatory School Dorothy Burt Cup.
"U.S. Inspection Most Rigid Test in Years of Corps' Efficiency"
Captain Edward D. Powers performed a Government Inspection of the corps on May 16 and 17.
"'Second Only to West Point'"
Quote from an editorial entitled "Chester's Contribution" in the _Chester Times_.
"Enroll Now for September – College and Preparatory School Filling up More Rapidly Than in Years"
The P.M.C. News, January 1918
"Bartow and a French '75' in Serbia"
Charles Bartow is pictured with an anti-aircraft gun.
"Bartow's Section Wins the 'Croix de Guerre'"
Section 14 of the American Ambulance won the Croix de Guerre thanks to its efforts at Verdun and Champagne. Charles Bartow fought with Section 14.
"Young Graduate Earns Commission in France – Rapid Rise from Ranks; In First U.S. Troops Reviewed In England by King"
Keith B. Hubbard, '15, was among the first body of American troops ever reviewed by the English king and queen. Hubbard has been commissioned as a lieutenant.
Picture of Hubbard.
"College Maintains Record Enrollment; Waiting List Grows"
12 new cadets entered January 8.
"Giles to Lead Gridiron Men"
David Giles will lead the football team next fall.
"With the Colors; The Honor Roll Lengthens"
Names of cadets who have joined the service.
"P.M.C. Eleven Meets Haverford Next Fall"
Football schedule for next fall.
"Huebner's sidelights on War from Hancock"
Letter from Second Lieutenant James M. Huebner at Camp Hancock in Augusta, Georgia.
"'Win the War' Spirit"
Letter from Ned Logan Brown.
"Harvey, Basketball Captain"
Edmund H. Harvey
John Rosen, who attended the PMC Chester Citizens' Corps, appointed Corporal of Company 11 at Camp Meade, Maryland.
Former Physiology instructor Dr. William Knowles Evans stationed at Camp Greenleaf in Fort Oglethorphe, Georgia. Jerome W. Howe, former instructor of Engineering, is Captain of Cavalry.
"No 'Soft Berth' for Him; Duty Calls and Hobart Leaves France for Italian Front"
Letter from James. C. Hobat, '15.
"Honorary Alumni in the War"
Major General Hugh L. Scott and Major General Leonard Wood. Both had received honorary Doctors of Military Science.
"Bugler, Sound Assembly – Here and there With the Sons of Old Chester"
News of alumni in war efforts: Frank Sutton, Walter H. Schoelkopf, Knapp Milburn, J. Roderick Taylor, Frederic deL. Comfort, Rukard Hurd, Harry T. Wilson, Ferdinand R. Patzowsky, John F. Rawcliffe, Howell P. French, Chester A. Dodge, Frank Martin, Charles E. Coates, Seth B. Dewey, Joseph K. Dewar, George B. Christian, Jr., James W. Lillie, Jr., Frank J. Matty
"Team Ranked High by New York Sun Expert"
Football expert ranked PMC football 34th.
"'The News' Goes Travelling – Follows Uncle Sam's Troops Over Here and Over There"
"Colonel Prebel Recalls Old Days"
Colonel Edward Preble recalls Civil War days.
"Citizens honor Captain Cramp"
Citizens' Corps of Chester honored Edmund Cramp before he left for officers' training camp at Camp Dix in Wrightstown, NJ.
"Changes in the Faculty"
Frank E. Strom is Assistant Professor of Mathematics after Edmund Cramp left for the war. Harold V. Carson, '16, is instructor of Cavalry
Edward W. Backes, captain, and William C. Seaton, manager, of gymnasium team.
Dr. Lawrence W. Burdick is giving a class in conversational French.
"Washington Wins Fast Fray – Cadets Yield to Brooklyn Polytechnic, St. Josteph's, and Osteopaths"
"Taft Pays Tribute to General Devol of '78"
Major General Carroll A. Devol praised by President Taft in a _Philadelphia Ledger_ editorial on December 19.
"From One P.M.C. Birdman – 'Sun Never Shines on Army Asleep' Wells' Word From Texas"
Rad D. Wells, '11, is at Ground Officers' Training School at Camp Kelly in San Antonio, TX. He is training to be an aviator.
"Moore, '17, Now in France"
Second Lieutenant Lucius L. Moore, '17, Marine Corps, arrived in France.
"Engineers Study Ice-Crushed Dam"
Professor Harold C. Bird and First and Second Civil Engineering classes inspected an ice jam in the Schuylkill River.
The P.M.C. News, February 1918
"Cheery Picture of Life Overseas by Lt. Moore"
Contains a picture of Lieutenant Lucius L. Moore, U.S.M.C. who was Second Lieutenant of the 77th Company 1st Machine gun Battalion in the Marines. He related news from France near the front.
"W.S.S. Crimp Store's Receipts"
The College Store recently added Thrift Stamps and has noticed less trade now that cadets are not partaking of the usual luxuries.
"'Over in France'"
The first verse of a marching song created by William H. Blake, Professor of English and Glee Club moderator.
"'Bonne Chance!' Blake Leaves These Shores"
William H. Blake, had of the English Department and Glee Club director, sailed for France on Saturday, February 16, 1918. He received gifts from the cadets before his departure. Professor Karl Agan will be replacing him.
"P.M.C. Songs 'Go Over' – College Words to Trumpet Calls in 'Songs the Soldiers Sing'"
Leo Feist, Inc. of New York City published a pocket-sized volume entitled "Songs the Soldiers Sing" for the soldiers. The volume incorporate P.M.C. words to reveille, mess, sick and stable, calls.
"He Did His Bit at Appomattox, and He Still is Doing It"
Captain Clarence Walworth Backus, a graduate of the Pennsylvania Military Academy, is the oldest living staff member of General Wesley Merritt who commanded Sheridan's Cavalry Corps. He took a verbal order at Appomattox that forced the Confederate surrender. At 72 years of age, he is active in local organizations to assist the current war effort. Photograph of Backus included.
"Colonel Hyatt Reports to Board of Trustees"
At a meeting on February 14, 1918 at the Hotel Bellevue-Stratford in Philadelphia, Dr. L. Webster Fox, Major Medical Reserve Corps, Vice-President of the Board, presidedas Hon. John Wanamaker (president) was absent. In attendance: Rev. Dr. William A. Patton, major Ruckard Hurd, Rev. Francis M. Taitt, Colonel Frank G. Sweeney, Judge Oliver B. Dickinson, George C. Hetzel, General Lewis T. Bryant, Judge Norris S. Barratt, and Colonel Charles E. Hyatt. Hyatt reported that enrollment was up; applicants had been turned away. Commented on college's recent designation as an Infantry Unit, Senior Division, of the U.S. Reserve Officers' Training Corps. He also commended the work of the Chester Citizens' Corps. Reported that P.M.C. had been approved as a technical engineering school for the Army and Navy.
"'Pershing to his troops,' Holben"
Arthur F. J. Holben of Company G, 51st Infantry, reports that his division has adopted Pershing's advice to soldiers as its motto. Holben is a First Lieutenant at Camp Forrest, Georgia, where he is planning to take the Captain examination.
"'How Few Men Stand Erect,' Matty"
First Lieutenant Frank J. Matty, '05, at Camp Devens, Massachusetts, reports that his 301st Field Artillery division does not have proper carriage. He praises his P.M.C. training.
"'Opportunities For Men," Rosen"
Sergeant John Rosen, Company 11, 154th Deport Brigade writes from Camp Meade about the need for P.M.C. men.
"Hobart Wears Out Arm Saluting As Milan Celebrates U.S. Declaration Against Austria"
James C. Hobat Jr., '16, was with the American Red Cross and the Italian Army in Milan. He relates the celebratory atmosphere in Milan on December 17, 1918 when Italy learned of the American declaration of war against Austria.
"Honor Roll Scrapes Only Surface of Patriot Mine"
List of those enrolled: Alfred H. Gale, John S. Jadwin, Howell H. Thomas, George H. Timmins, John W. Aitken, Jr., W.C. Harmount, Charles G. Hequembourg, Don P. Keelor, Edward Hayes, Jerome King, Ross Kirk, William VanDyke, Willard J. Sickles.
"Six Trustees U.S. Officers"
Merritt H. Smith, Rukard Hurd, Frank Sutton, John W. Loveland, Dr. L. Webster Fox, and Gurnee Munn are Board of Trustees members now in service.
"Observe College Day of Prayer"
College Day of Prayer was held on January 31, 1918. Speakers: J.H. Jefferis of Fidelity Storage & Warehouse Company of Philadelphia and Rev. Dr. A.L. Latham of Third Presbyterian Church of Chester.
"Henry, '05, Captains Citizens"
James Henry Jr. elected captain of Chester Citizens' Corps. Succeeded Captain Edmund Cramp now in service.
"Four Lieutenant Colonels – Rapid Promotion for P.M.C. Men Serving Their Country"
To be Lieutenant Colonels: Irving J. Carr, Claude S. Fries, J.A. Hodges, Horace P. Hobbes. To be Majors: Benjamin s. Barry, John H. Jouett. To be Captains: Henry V. deHority, St. Clair Smith. To be First Lieutenants: Hyman G. Rosenbloom, Arthur P. Shock. To be Second Lieutenant: Keith B. Hubbard.
"Cadet Quintet Loses Two Games"
Basketball teams was defeated by Lebanon Valley on February 9, 1918, 28-7. Lost to University of Pennsylvania on February 16, 37-9.
"Military Institutions Show Splendid Record"
Association of Military Schools and Colleges of the United States held its annual meeting in Washington on February 7, 1918. It presented a record of service to the War Department to show the value of the schools. Colonel Charles E. Hyatt was in attendance. Major General George Barnett and Colonel John J. Bradley praised the schools' efforts.
"Juniors Present Essays on Technical Subjects"
Essays presented on February 15, 1918 by: Herbert Fleet, M. Morton Sickles, Edmund H. Harvey, Augustus L. Purdy, Chester J. Sowinski, John A. Pool, Lester T. Wilcox.
"U.S. Railway Expert Gives Address on War"
Maor W.A. arrett of Remington Arms, with a plant at Eddystone, addressed the corps on February 11, 1918.
"From Lloyd to Moore, 6000 Miles"
F. Cavarre Lloyd is at Camp Lewis, Washington. Lieutenant Lucius L. Moore is in France.
"Lee Crosses Potomac! Cadets to Gettysburg"
Memories of F.E. Townsend, class of 1863, relating to his time in the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg.
"From Major Shaw, at Greenleaf"
Major Henry L.K. Shaw is at Camp Greenleaf, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
"'In Touch With Old P.M.C.'"
Captain Harry C. Fry, Jr. writers from Gerstner Field, lake Charles, Louisiana.
The P.M.C. News, March 1918
"Ten Diamond Jubilees"
Baseball Schedule announced by Manager Alfred L. Hummel. Coach is "Si" Pauxtis.
"Pool Captains the Nine – Catcher, three-Letter Man, Chosen to Lead Baseball"
J. Henry Pool elected captain of of baseball to replace Leon A. Campuzano who left for service.
"Club Cheers Blake and Sings 'Over in France'"
Glee Club performed on March 8, 1918 under direction of Professor Purd E. Dietz, and manager Richard V. Huebner. They "shouted" greetings to Professor William H. Blake stationed in France. Cadets involved: T. Reed Kennedy, A. Lawrence Bender, Miss Elizabeth Gallagher, J.A.G. Campbell, Jr., Rosa, Purdy, Claus, Hummel, Huebner, W. Lupton, Bastian, Sachs, Williamson, Bender, E. Lupton, E.W. Backes, Kennedy, Vea, Rumberger, Wettengel, Mehrer, Seaton, Jackson, Myers, Davis, Van Gunten, Minster.
"Uncle Sam Chooses a P.M.C. Man to Direct Ordnance Production – Jones, '86, Controls Munitions Output of Great Plants"
Photograph of John C. Jones.
"Major Mehard Instructs at Ft. Sill"
Major Churchill B. Mehard is Instructor in Firing at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
"Three More Captains are with the Colors"
Eugene S. Hoopes, William Van Dyke, Henry W. Lea, Frederick DeL. Comfort, Clarence G. Paige, William Worrell Wagner received commissions promotions.
"Philippine Cadets Wins Gymnastic Competition – 'Who's Who in the Gym'"
Juan Chuidian, Augustus L. Purdy, John K. Baxter, Frank B. Hineline, Frederik W. Backes received awards on March 22, 1918. Others: J.C. Kimmele, Jr., Lewis, Mueller, Dorney, Ortiz, Backes. W.C. Seaton managed the team. Clown team amused audience: Linn, Lutz, Campbell, McKinney, Backes. Horse Team: Lutz, Backes, Baxter, Bowman, Campbell, Davenport, Ferguson, Hineline, Johnson, Lawshe, Linn McKinney, G. O'Hanlon, Sachs, Schwartz, T.J. Smith, Steinhart, Zink. Paul Wednler is gymnastics instructor.
"Trench Mortar Talk by British Captain"
Captain Barrow Green, of Royal Naval Division of British Army, spoke to cadets on February 21, 1918.
"Publicity Trip for Economists – Study Operation of Big Newspaper Plant and Advertising Agency"
Cadets visited _Philadelphia Public Ledger_ on March 7, 1918. Also visited Mr. George H. Thornley of the N.W. Ayer & Son Advertising Agency.
"Visit American Bridge Plant – Cadets Inspect Great Pencoyd Branch on Study Trip"
R.J. Davis, General Manager of the Eastern District of the American Bridge Company allowed cadets to view the plant of the Pencoyd Branch of the American Bridge Company in Philadelphia on February 28, 1918.
"Engineers at Filtration Plant"
Engineering cadets visited the new Chester Water Company on February 25, 1918.
"Intra-Coastal Waterways Lecture"
Second Class Engineers attended a speech at the New Century Club of Chester on march 5, 1918.
"Hatton, Feared on 'Tuscania,' Safe"
Lieutenant Frank B. Hatton has arrived in France. He was feared to have gone down on the Tuscania on February 5, 1918.
"Stiff Training for Artillery Officers"
Major John Winthrop Loveland and Captain Herbert H. Smedley relate the training of artillery officers.
"'Work and Study Hard,' Milburn"
First Lieutenant Knapp Milburn writes from Camp Sevier, Greenville, South Carolina.
"'Mr. Kaiser, Call in Your Army'"
Kenneth Waterall writes from Camp Pike, Little Rock, Arkansas.
"1918 Football Schedule"
"Washington's Birthday Fittingly Celebrated"
Garnett Pendleton, Esq., President of the Cambridge Trust Company of Chester spoke. A Stokes' weapon was fired; it was brought from Camp Dix by Captain Barrow Green. Gun was demonstrated by British Sergeant Norman C. License and Captain Edward Brautigaum. Pool, Voskamp, Richards, Harvey, Bastian, Crothers, Kimmerle,Pleet, Naylor played in a basketball game. A dance was also held. William J. Simpson, father of cadet William R. Simpson, provided "hop" music.
"Juniors in Lively Tilts – Dyer Hall Wins at Basketball and Baseball; 2nd Form Takes Debate"
Dyer Hall team: McCaffrey, Kugler, McChesney, H. Bayuk, F. Backes, W. Reddy. Hyatt Hall lineup: George, Hodgskin, Hoffman, Wishart, Speakman, W. Whitcomb, E. Bayuk, Dalsimer. Junior Cadets who won debate: McChesney, Clay, George, Others who participated: Mohun, Tannenholz, Campbell.
"1920 Wins Morris Trophy"
Class of 1920 won Morris Inter-Class Basketball Trophy. Winners: Henry Pool, Richards, Voskamp, Crothers, Naylor, Sweeney, Brogden. Other players: Harvey, Purdy, Sickles, Pleet, Sowinski, Bastian, Minton, Mueller, Ennis, Mehrer, Gluck, Clause.
"Award Basketball Insignia"
Letters went to Harvey, Voskamp, Richards, Bastian, Crothers, Kimmerle, Naylor, and Pleet.
"'Dare-Devil Aviators' in England"
Gustave E. Woerwag writes from England.
"Philadelphia Ledger Pays High Tribute to P.M.C. for Part Already Played in War"
An article entitled "The Little West Point of the Keystone State in the World War" was published in the Magazine Section of _The Philadelphia Public Ledger_ by Charles W. Duke. Cadets appear in article photographs: "Ned" Cook, Lieutenant David Gordon Allen, James c. Hobart, Jr., Keith B. Hubbard, and Charles Bartow.
"Anxiety Felt for Hobart – Suffering winter Tortures on Alpine Front When Last Heard From"
James C. Hobart last wrote from the Alpines in Italy. Mrs. Robert Fleming Beard provided excerpts from his letter.
"Loveland, Jr. in Coast Artillery"
Second Lieutenant John W. Loveland, Jr. will now be in Coast Artillery Corps at fortress Monroe, Virginia.
"Third Class Cadets Hosts at Annual Hop"
Hop held on March 15, 1918. Patronesses: Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt, Mrs. Albert Dutton MacDade, Mrs. Edwin D. Clauser, Mrs. Garnett Pendelton, Mrs. Lawrence Southard. Committee: Shepard A. Naylor, J. Henry Pool, William Richardson, Jr., Arthur Y. Schilling, Jose M. Del Carpio.
"Spring Term Starts April 9 – U.S. Government Inspection Comes Soon After Opening"
Offers schedule of various spring term events.
"Blake Dodges Boche Subs"
William H. Blake arrived safely in France.
The P.M.C. News, March 1920
"P.M.C. Grad. Dies at His Home in Denver; Was Noted Physician"
Dr. Edgar Parker Hershey, class of 1881, died after an illustrious career as a physician primarily interested in diseases of the lungs.
"Cadets Win Victory"
P.M.C. defeated Villanova College 43-19 on January 23, 1920. Team: Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow.
"Cadets Enthusiastic Over Inter-Class Basketball Games"
This year, the Varsity team will not participate in inter-class matches. The inter-class teams compete for the Morris trophy. Coach Shull manages the Sophomore Team: Boswell, McKinney, Wyman, Lloyd, Morris, Bryant, Henry, Berry, Bumberger. Coach Johnson leads the Freshman Team: McCaffery, McGuire, Backes, Hodgskin, Morton, Dalsimer, Worley. Karl E. Agan's Junior Team is: Lyons, Dale, O'Hanlon, Muller, Claus, Lawshe. Professor McClure coaches the Senior Team: Richards, Campbell, Backes, Schilling, Sweeney, Myers, Jackson, Mosser.
Petition for previous graduates to send new cadets to the school.
"Degrees Will be Granted Prominent Men, February 27"
Exercises celebrating Washington's Birthday were held in the armory on February 27, 1920. Honorable Warren G. Harding, the Ohio Senator, was the speaker. Degrees conferred: Senator Harding, Doctor of Laws; Major General William M. Black, Doctor of Engineering; Lieutenant John Philip Sousa, Doctor of Muisc; John C. Jones, class of 1886, doctor of Applied Science. Dean Francis Mr. Taitt was orator. Kendle's band of Philadelphia played Sousa marches.
"Cadets Inspect Bridges"
The first and second engineering classes inspected new bridges on the Pennsylvania freight line from Marcus Hook to Philadelphia. Professor of Engineering Harold C. Bird led the trip.
"New Armory Brings Joy to Cadets"
Charles J. Webb donated the pool. Leon Campuzano is providing swimming lessons. The Armory provides an area for indoor winter sports.
Photograph of pool in Armory. Cadet swimming team is pictured: Robert H. Brumby, A. Ross Fillebrown, Bill Crow, Leon Campuzano, "Hank" Pool, John c. Perry, Dick Fried.
"P.M.C. Defeats the College of Osteopathy"
P.M.C.'s basketball team defeated the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy 30-19 on January 17, 1920. Team: Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow.
"Lieut. Cowee Urges Aviators Department for Philadelphia"
Lieutenant Theodore H. Cowee wrote a letter to Mayor Moore indicating how Philadelphia should proceed in organizing a department of aeronautics. The letter is included in the article.
P.M.C.'s basketball team beat Ursinus College 25-24 on February 4, 1920. Team: Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow.
"Third-Class Hop a Success"
The Sophomore Class gave a hop on February 6, 1920 in the Armory.
"Day of Prayer Observed by Cadets"
The college day of prayer was observed on January 29, 1920. Rev. Dr. John W.R. Sumwalt, the pastor of Grace M.E. Church in Wilmington, Delaware, spoke. Rev. John C. Bieri of Chester assisted.
"New Equipment for P.M.C."
The U.S. government ordered that P.M.C. receive Springfield rifles with complete field equipment: machine guns, automatic rifles, hand grenades, and cavalry field equipment.
"Cadets Lose Game"
P.M.C.'s basketball team lost to Muhlenberg, 34-19, on January 31, 1920. Team: Pool, Brumby, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow.
"Elect New Trustees"
Charles J. Webb, Philadelphia wool merchant, and Alexander D. Irwin, Jr., class of 1903 and with Irwin & Leighton, Philadelphia contractors, were elected as trustees.
"P.M.C. Cadet Receives Letter in Rhyme"
A letter from a father to a cadet is published; it gives advice in rhyme.
Attend Washington Meeting"
Lieutenant Colonel Frank K. Hyatt, Lieutenant Colonel Bowman and Professor McClure attended the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 5, 1920.
"'Varsity Basketball Team Makes Fine Record"
Cadets had only registered two loses up until February 10, 1920. Coach frank Griffin was pleased. Team: Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Tump, Campuzano, Crow.
"Cadets Lose to Temple"
P.M.C.'s basketball team lost to Temple University, 34-21, on January 21, 1920. Team: Pool, Crothers, Voskamp, Campuzano, Crow.
"Death of Major de Hority"
Major Jenry V. de Hority, class of 1906, died of pneumonia on January 29, 1920. The article gives highlights of his service record.
"Seniors Study Railroad Wreck"
On February 10, 1920, the Senior class and Professor Bird inspected a freight wreck at Lamokin, on the Pennsylvania Railroad.
The P.M.C. News, November 1920
"November 6 Will Go Down in Gridiron History at P.M.C."
On November 6, 1920, P.M.C.'s football team defeated Ursinus College 9-0. Team: Campuzano, Henry, Maguire, Malinowski, D'Aloia, Mueller, Rosa, Lawshe.
"Hallowe'en Cuts High Capers at P.M.C. Celebration"
The Second Class led the celebration with class president William G. Henry. Cadet Kane led the cadets from a picture expedition to the mess hall. Cadets Simonds and Buxton gave a jazz rendering.Llewellyn and Swoboda sang. "Knockout" Graham and "Battling Durant" boxed. Cadet Magowan gave a specialty dance.
"P.M.C. Graduate Likely to Become Secretary of President-Elect Harding"
George B. Christian Jr., class of 1896, may become the secretary to Harding.
Photograph of George B. Christian, Jr.: "Mentioned as Secretary to the President after March 4."
"Third Team Plays Haverford Prep."
Haverford Prep. defeated P.M.C.'s third team in a football game on November 10, 1920 by 6-0.
"Some Good Work at the Range"
The First and Second classes performed shooting at the State Rifle Range at Essington, PA on August 26, 1920. Cadet Captain George Ashcroft Lyons had the highest score; Cadet Lieutenant Nathan S. Trump was second. Myrle Russell Peck also participated.
"And Now Basket Ball"
This year's basketball team is comprised of Pool, Crow, Sacks, Riley, Rosenbloom, Dale, Trump, Salen, and others." Swimming, boxing, and gym work also look promising for the winter.
"Second Team Defeats Peddie"
The Second Team defeated Peddie in football 13-7 on November 3, 1920. Claus, Trump, Rosenbloom, and Zink are mentioned.
"Maguire is Out"
In the football game against Peddie on November 3, 1920, Maguire broke his collarbone. It has ended his season. Dale will fill in for him.
"P.M.C. Wins from Villanova College"
P.M.C.'s football team defeated Villanova College 13-6 on October 9, 1920. Team: Henry, Bryant, Mueller, Perry, Maguire, Fried, Lawshe, Claus, Pool, Lyster, Campuzano.
Photographs dispersed throughout this edition of the newspaper:
Photograph of "Fried, A Savage at Tackle"
Photograph of "Crow, One of the Stars of P.M.C.'s Varsity"
Photograph of "Mueller, A Crack Guard"
Photograph of "Bryant, An Able Gridiron Warrior"
Photograph of "Mehrer, P.M.C. Scrub Who Saved Cadets From Defeat in F. and M. Game by Catching Forward Pass Tossed for 35 Yards by Pool."
Photograph of "Perry, A Wizard at Centre"
"Cadets Get Thrills Listening to Lecture by Noted Strategist"
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur De Bles, former British Administrtor to Cologne, addressed the College on October 11, 1920. He spoke of World War strategy.
"Doing of Grads."
Updates on the class of 1920: Samuel Jackson, Frank Steinhart, Jr., Edward W. Backes.
"Sergeant De Swan"
First Sergeant John F. De Swann has arrived at P.M.C. to assist Colonel Bowman as sergeant of cavalry and artillery.
The cadets marched in Chester's Armistice Day parade, led by First Sergeant DeSwan. Kendle's Military Band led the parade. Colonel Hyatt, Lieutenant Colonel Bowman, Captain Brautigan, Lieutenant Church, and Sergeant Fleming also marched in the parade.
"Pauxtis Talks About Mehrer's Achievement"
Mehrer caught an impressive pass in the Franklin and Marshall game. Coach Si Pauxtis praised the effort.
Photograph of "Mehrer, P.M.C. Scrub Who Saved Cadets From Defeat in F. and M. Game by Catching Forward Pass Tossed for 35 Yards by Pool."
"P.M.C. Loses to Susquehanna"
Susquehanna University defeated the P.M.C. football team 35-0 on October 20, 1920. Team: Trump, Bryant, Mueller, Perry, Maguire, Fried, Lawshe, Claus, Pool, Crow, Campuzano.
Petition for previous graduates to send in information regarding the athletic history of P.M.C.
"P.M.C. Loses to St. John's"
St. John's College of Annapolis defeated the P.M.C. football team 10-7 on October 24, 1920. Team: Mehrer, Mueller, Maguire, Perry, Wyman, Bryant, Fried, Claus, Pool, Crow, Campuzano.
"Yale Man Visits P.M.C."
Professor Charles Sherman Farnham of Yale Scientific School visited Professor Bird. Farnham inspected and praised P.M.C.
"Splendid Record of Henry"
Henry, the P.M.C. varsity football left end, was injured in the Franklin and Marshall game and will be out for the rest of the season.
"Election Day at P.M.C."
The County Commissioners provided registration papers to P.M.C. A cadet debate on the current administration was held before the polls open. Winning debaters: Cadets Arthur L. Ross, George O'Hanlon, Lawrence Barbour. Losing debaters: Cadets Edward A. Mueller, Albert L. Mehrer, Jr., Karl E. Wettengel. Judges: Professors McLure and Agan, and Mr. Wallace.
"Who Siad Jazz? Ask the P.M.C. Orchestra"
A new P.M.C. jazz orchestra has formed and will perform on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Orchestra members: Lieutenant Church, Bryant, Barry, Phil Buxton, Sergeant Valdez.
"Distinguished Marksman Comes to P.M.C."
First Sergeant August Warnecke of U.S. Army will be the new property man and assist at the rifle range.
"Joy is the Keynote at Annual Rookies' Dance"
Miss Mabel Hyatt supervised the October 15, 1920 dance at P.M.C. The rookies' dances acquaint new cadets with the young ladies of Chester. Miss Hyatt, Mrs. Frank Hyatt, and Mrs. Elbert Hyatt received. Committee: Cadets Sacks, Salen, Backes.
"Cadets Inspect Water Plant"
First and Second engineering class students went to the Springfield pumping station and water plant on October 27, 1920 with Professor Church. Mr. Chaney manages the station.
"D'Aloia Out for the Season"
In the football game with Susquehanna University, D'Aloia broke his leg.
Other photographs in this edition:
Roman Riding of P.M.C. Cavalry Squad
A P.M.C. Horse Thrill
A Little Bayonet Chatter
The P.M.C. News, January 1921
"President-Elect Sends Photograph to Lieut. Col. Hyatt"
President-Elect Warren G. Harding sent his autographed photograph to Lieutenant Colonel Frank K. Hyatt.
Photograph is printed.
Hugh F. McCaffery succeeds Emmanuel Sacks as Third class president.
"Attention! Grads and Ex-Cadets"
Petition for graduates and ex-cadets to send in memories in honor of P.M.C.'s one hundredth anniversary in June, 1921.
"P.M.C. Plans to Celebrate Centennial in Month of June"
Plans included inviting President-Elect Warren G. Harding, an honorary degree recipient, and his secretary George B. Christian, Jr., class of 1896, to speak. Governor Sproul and the Mayor of Chester will be asked to participate. Honorable John Wanamaker, president of the Board of Trustees, will most likely speak. Henry J. Buxton, Recorder of the College, is compiling a P.M.C. history. John Donahue is assisting Buxton. The article contains a brief P.M.C. chronology. Mentions John Bullock, Samuel Alsop, Theodore Hyatt, and name changes.
"Cadets Find Joy in Gymnasium"
T.A. Mason is directing gym work, including: vaulting, hurdling, broad jump, hop-skip-and-jump, and other recreational activities. D.A. Zink is the gym captain. F.A. Mason is coaching boxing and wrestling. Leon Campuzano is coaching swimming.
Riley will return as pitcher in the next season.
"A Team de Luxe"
Coach Griffin praises the basketball team. Varsity: Pool, Riley, Crow, Trump, Campuzano, Allen, Niblo. Second team: Wyman, Rosenbloom, Batten, Leas, McCaffery.
"P.M.C. Grad. Talks to Engineering Classes"
Joseph W. Shirley, class of 1891 and an engineer, addressed the First and Second Classes on January 14, 1921. His topic: "Topography of Baltimore."
Henry J. Buxton, Recorder, is collecting graduate information in order to compile a P.M.C. history.
"P.M.C. Wins One and Loses One in Double-Header Game"
The P.M.C. basketball team lost to Drexel Institute 39-17 on January 15, 1921. The team then beat St. John's College 37-31. Team: Pool, Riley, Trump, Campuzano, Allen.
"Crow is Back"
Crow has returned from time at home recovering from football injuries. He will be the 1921 team captain.
"Sweeney Loses Limp"
Phil Sweeney, former football player, has lost his limp from a fractured ankle.
"Basket Ball Schedule"
"Senator Expands Pure Americanism to Cadets In Inspiring Address"
Honorable George Cartwright, former California State Senator, gave a speech on "Americanism" on January 10, 1921.
"Day of Prayer"
The annual college day of prayer was held on January 27, 1921. Reverend Asa J. Ferry, the pastor of the Bethany Temple in Philadelphia, was the speaker.
"P.M.C. Wins Opener With Philadelphia College of Osteopathy."
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated Philadelphia College of Osteopathy 25-16 on January 8, 1921. Team: Pool, Riley, Trump, Campuzano, Niblo.
"Noted Athlete Comes to P.M.C."
Samuel J. Allen of Philadelphia has enrolled. He is a football star.
"Third Class Hop"
The hop is scheduled for February 11, 1921. Committee: Cafets McCaffery, Backes, Guyer, Maguire, Williamson, Riley.
"Cadets Win from Villanova"
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated Villanova 31-27 on January 21, 1921. Team: Allen, Riley, Trump, Campuzano, Crow.
"Four Noted Ex-Cadets Visit Colonel Hyatt"
Colonel Hyatt had four visitors on January 19, 1921: Truxton Beale, class of 1874, former United States Minister Plenipotentiary to Greece, Persia, Rumania, Serbia; William S. Fox, class of 1874, who directed the Pan-American Union under Presidents Roosevelt and Taft; Edward Savage, class of 1874, a corporation lawyer; J.E.T. Rutter a retired importer.
The fight for the Morris Trophy is underway: varsity players may not compete. Professor McClure coaches the Freshman Team: Martino, McChesney, Brahm, Giolito, Alexander, Morton, Young, Law, Swaboda, Llewellyn, Durant, Egolf. Frank C. Johnson coaches the Sophomore Team: Salen, Worley, Floto, Bakes, Fraim. Professor Agan coaches the Junior Team: Boswell, Henry, McKinney, Morris, Perry, Wintermote. Leon Campuzano coaches the Senior Team: Lawshe, Claus, Dale, Lyon, O'Hanlon, Wettengel, Barbour.
"Hail: To Maguire!"
"Pat" Maguire returned to P.M.C. after his convalescence after receiving football injuries.
The P.M.C. News, February 1921
"Cadets Speak on Variety of Subjects at Essay Contest"
Second Class members presented essays on February 4, 1921. Participants: William T. Woodhouse, Burton Immen, Sidney N. Terry, George S. Jefferson, Edward W. London, W. Edward McKenney, J. Carson Perry, Lewis T. Bryant, Jr.,
"Third Class Hop is Striking Success"
The Third Class hop, with a Hawaiian theme, was held in the Armory on February 4, 1921. Brown's Orchestra of Philadelphia performed. The receiving committee: M. William A. Faison, Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt, Mrs. Albert Dutton MacDade, Mrs. Garnet Pendleton, Mrs. William D. Randle. Patronesses: Mrs. William S. Blakeley, Mrs. Samuel D. Clyde, Mrs. George B. Harvey, Mrs. Charles E. Hyatt, Mrs. Samuel L. Starr, Mrs. Richard Wetherill, Mrs. Bennett Y. Wilson. Dance Committee: Hugh F. McCaffery, Richard Guyer, Frederick W. Backes, Philip J. Riley, F. Sterling Williamson.
Photograph on interior pages: "Flash-Light of the Remarkable Military 'Hope' Given by the Third Class, February 4th. In the foreground are seen a number of juniors who were the guests of the third classmen."
"Economics Class Visits Places of Interest in Philadelphia"
Clarence L. Connor, accounting professor, led the Second Class in Economics on a tour of three sites of interest on February 15, 1921. Mr. Montgomery of the Library Bureau showed students filing techniques. Mr. McGee of William Lewis McGee & Company showed billing procedures. Mr. McFarland of the Elliott-Fisher Company demonstrated bookkeeping machines. The students had lunch at the Arcadia.
"P.M.C. Flays Muhlenburg College"
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated Muhlenburg College by a score of 33-24 on February 22, 1921. Team: Reilly, Allen, Trump, Campuzano, Crow.
"Seniors Visit Philadelphia"
On February 4, 1921, the First Class in Economics viewed exhibits at the Commercial Museum, where they received a tour by Curator Toohaker. Frank R. Purnell of the Niles Press showed printing press operations. Professor Thomas C. Billig, economics, accompanied the cadets. Cadets who participated: Lieutenants Campuzano and Pool, Cadet Captain Lyons, and Cadet Lieutenants Barbour, Fullerton, and Jardeleza.
"Cadets Defeat St. Joseph's College"
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated St. Joseph's College by a score of 33-23 on February 9, 1921. Team: Reilly, Allen, Trump, Campuzano, Crow.
"P.M.C. trims Hahnemann College"
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated Hahnemann College by a score of 41-24 on January 29, 1921. Team: Reilly, Allen, Trump, Crow Campuzano.
"Swift as Lightning"
On February 17, 1921, Miss Margaret B. Owen gave a presentation of speed typewriting. Colonel Hyatt attended. Professor Joseph Sleeper, of the Sleeper College of Business, arranged the appearance.
"Cadets Bow to Ursinus College in Snappy Game"
The P.M.C. basketball team lost to Ursinus College by a score of 27-25 on February 19, 1921. Team: Reilly, Allen, Trump, Campuzano, Crow.
Henry J. Buxton, Recorder, is nearing completion of his work on P.M.C. history. Newspaperman Ben Boyden is assisting with publication.
"Two Former Faculty Members Enter Business in Conn."
Milo C. Burt, Ph.D. was a professor of chemistry and geology at P.M.C. in 1899. He married Thedoroa Hyatt in 1900 and later became vice-president, treasurer, and general manager of P.M.C. He left during the war to work at the Atlas Powder Company laboratory in Tamaqua, PA. Mr. Hibbard taught chemistry for two years at P.M.C. Burt and Hibbard are now working together in Bridgeport, Connecticut at Burt & Hibbard, Inc., Consulting and Research Chemists.
"A Remarkable Operation"
This article tells of a new operation performed by Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane, the father of cadets Philip and Robert L. Kane. The article incorporates quotes from the February 16, 1921 _Evening Bulletin_ relating the event.
"P.M.C. Lifts Game from Dickinson"
The P.M.C. basketball team defeated Dickinson College by a score of 33-29 on February 5, 1921. Team: Reilly, Allen, Trump, Campuzano, Crow.
"Orchestra Members are Entertained by Club"
The P.M.C. Orchestra had dinner at the Chester Club on February 18, 1921, followed by a movie. Cadet orchestra players in attendance: Lewis T. Bryant, Cadets Law, Buxton, Murray, Fraim, Barry, Corfield.