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, 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, 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.