The P.M.C. News, January 1917
"College Welcomes and Honors Captain Morey Who Talks on Mexico – Captain Morey Urgers Higher Patriotism and Preparedness"
Captain Lewis Sidney Morey addressed audience on January 9, 1917, discussing "Our Troops in Mexico." He discussed his service in Carrizal, Mexico. Morey gave an address in Wilmington on January 8, 1917 by invitation of Reverand Dr. U.F. Smiley of Western Presbyterian Church.
"P.M.C. on University of Pennsylvania Football Schedule for Next Election Day – Cadets Win Honor of Meeting Red and Blue on Franklin Field. Struggle With Lehigh Among Other Important Games Arranged"
Football game against "Big Four" University of Pennsylvania team represents the most prestigious contest ever for PMC; the matchup was arranged by Captain Frank K. Hyatt. Other games scheduled.
"Here's the Football Menu Ready for 1917"
"Pauxtis Signs as Director – Old Penn Star Will Be Coach For All Three Major Sports"
"Si" Paxis named Director of Athletics for football, baseball, and basketball.
"College Day of Prayer"
Observed on January 25, 1917 by Reverend Frank MacDonald of First Baptist Church of Chester.
"Letters Awarded Football Men"
College Board named fifteen players to receive college letters.
"Basketball Tossers Face Hard Schedule – Ten Important Games"
"Calendar Events Listed"
Semi-Annual Meeting of Board of Trustees, Second Class Essays, First Class Orations, Indoor Athletic Exhibition and Prize Contest.
"In the February News"
A planned biographical sketch of late Colonel Theodore Hyatt postponed until February issue in order to present the obituary of Major Powell Clayton.
"Major Powell Clayton, Distinguished Graduate, Dies at Fort Houston"
Major Powell Clayton of the 16th Cavalry was an 1890 alumnus. Died December 27, 1916.
"'Where Men Are Made'—Suburban Review Article Praises Life and Work at Chester"
Description of three-page article in monthly magazine _Suburban Review_.
"Cadet Herbert T. Brown, 1920"
Brown died at Chester Hospital on January 16, 1917 due to septic meningitis.
"Association of Military Schools and Colleges Has Annual Meeting"
Captain Frank K. Hyatt and Captain Lewis S. Morey attended in Washington, D.C.
"Chemists Visit Camden Plants – Shift Classes For Day to Paint-Making and Sock-Knitting Concerns"
On November 21, 1916, chemistry professor Dr. Levi P. Wyman led classes in visiting the William Waterall & Company paint manufacturing plant as well as the Pilling Madeley hosiery manufacturing plant. W. Kenneth Waterall, PMC alumnus, led one tour; alumnus Richard Madeley, Jr. the other.
"'Smokes' For Boys Overseas – Corps Brightens Holidays of P.M.C. Lads Fighting in World War"
Cadet Lieutenant Walter H. Roll, Jr. collected money to send cigarettes to PMC cadets McGaw and Cameron who were serving in the war.
"Impressive Dramatic Recital"
Recital of Brieux's play "Damaged Goods" by Edward A. Mead on January 21, 1917.
"Athletic Board Asks Alumni for $1200 to Complete Year's Work"
Treasurer's Report for the fall term by Captain Edward Brautigam.
"Winter Term Begins"
Several men joined corps for winter term. Announcement of Alumni Day date.
"Public Ledger Pictures P.M.C. – Philadelphia Paper Prints Stirring Photography of Military Life"
Article appeared in November 26, 1916 edition of _The Philadelphia Public Ledger_.
"Troubadours, Tuning Up for Debut, Like 'The Military Swing'"
Glee Club directed by William H. Blake. First concert to be held February 22, 1917. Professor Blake wrote "The Military Swing" for the club. Cadet members listed by last name.
"Officers' Reserve Corps – Brisk Demand By Alumni For Pamphlets Explaining Appointments"
Demands for copies of the statement written by Captain Lewis S. Morey explaining the recent need for appointments to the reserve corps.
12 of the 17 members of the Class of 1917 returned on Thanksgiving Day.
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, December 1920
Photograph of Rider: "'Going Over' at P.M.C."
"P.M.C. Defeats Washington College in Snappy Game"
The P.M.C. football team defeated Washington College 35-7 on November 20, 1920.
"Cadets Handle Big Questions Skillfully at Speaking Contest"
The annual College oratorical prize contest of the Junior Class was held November 12, 1920. Prizes: George Sheldon, Newton A. Wyman, Sidney Terry. Other speakers: William E. Crow, William Thomas Woodhouse, Lewis Lee Bryant, William P. McKinney, John Carson Perry.
"Cadets Outplay Delaware in Exciting Thanksgiving Game"
The P.M.C. football team tied Delaware 0-0 in a Thanksgiving day game. Team: Trump, Bryant, Dale, Perry, Lawshe, Fried, Mueller, Crow, Pool, Lyster, Campuzano.
Seniors participated in the annual reading of technical essays on December 3, 1920. Participants: George A. Lyons, C. Lawrence Barbour, George O'Hanlon, Jr., Karl We. Wettingel, David R. Lawshe, John H. Claus, Arthur L. Rosa, Lawrence H. Dale.
"Third Team Plays 0 to 0 Game"
The third football team played a 0-0 game with Chester High on November 20, 1920.
Photograph: "A Pair of Horse Thrills" – Cavalry jumping fence.
"Signal Corps Films Bring Cadets Close to Drama of World-War"
On November 24, 1920, pictures of the war taken by the Signal Corps were shown in the Assembly Hall.
"The 1921 Football Squad"
William E. Crow, Jr. will be captain under Coach Si Pauxtis.
"Annual Corps Ball"
The annual Corps Ball was held November 26, 1920. Receiving: Mrs. Sproul, Mrs. Wetherill, Mrs. Bowman, Mrs. Frank H. Hyatt.
"Cadets Escort Distinguished Governors Who Are Guests in Chester"
Governor Sproul restored Chester's Old City Hall from 1724. Other governors visited to mark the unveiling on December 4, 1920. Governors who visited: Calvin Coolidge and Mrs. Coolidge, Thomas E. Campbell, Benjamin Ollcott, O.H. Shroup, W.L. Harding, Carl E. Milliken, S.R. McKelvie, Peter Norback, James G. Townsend, Jr., Henry J. Allen.
Photograph: "Cadets Escorting Visiting Governors"
"P.M.C. Has Fine Program of Winter Sports"
Basketball, swimming, boxing, wrestling, and gym work will take place this winter. F.A. Francis will supervise gym work. T.A. Mason will give boxing direction. Leon Campuzano will head swimming. D.A. Zink is captain of the gym team. Trump is varsity basketball captain.
"1921 Football Schedule"
Next year's team will include "Bud" Lyster, Bill Crow, Rosenbloom, Halinowski, D'Alvia, Zink, Salen, Boswell.
"Thanksgiving at P.M.C."
The senior class sounded the reveille. There was a big football game against Delaware. The upperclassmen gave a dinner to the football squad.
Dean Wyman has awarded varsity football letters to: Lawshe, Henry, Trump, Bryant, Fried, Dale, Mueller, Maguire, Malinowski, Perry, Campuzano, Pool, Lyster, Claus, Crow, Hayers. Second team letters: Rosa, D'Alvia, Lupton, Swoboda, Wyman, M. Nible, Morris, Babrook, Zink, Salen, McCaffery, Rosenbloom, Randall, Llewellyn, Rappeport.
"Fine Spirit Expressed at Football Squad Banquet"
Leon Campuzano, president of the First Class, served as toastmaster when the class gave a banquet to the football squad on Thanksgiving night. Coach Si Pauxtis, Campuzano, Pool, Lawshe, Trump, Mueller, Dale, Rosa, Fried attended. Guests of honor: Lewis T. Bryant, Commissioner of Labor in New Jersey; Sidney A. Pool, class of 1906; John A. Pool, class of 1919. Class of 1920 graduates in attendance: Edward W. Backes, Samuel M. Jackson, Frank Steinhart, Jr., Philip M. Sweeney, George A. Myers, John F. Mosser.
"Events of Thanksgiving Week"
Pictures from the War Department, courtesy of Colonel Julius T. Conrad, class of 1887, were shown on November 25, 1920. On November 26, 1920, Major Medorem Crawford presented an all-day advance attack problem with Captain Bryant as umpire. B Company was honored. The Corps Ball was held November 26, 1920. Receiving line: Mrs. William C. Sproul, Mrs. Richard Wetherill, Mrs. Everett N. Bowman, Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt.
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, 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. 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. 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.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. III, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "The Late Brigadier General Charles E. Hyatt"
Photograph: "Col. Frank K. Hyatt, Newly Elected President and Commandant"
Photograph: "Winners in Pollock Prize Contest. Left to Right: Edward G.C. Mealy, first prize; Gottfried K. Smith, second prize; Robert J. Germane, honorable mention."
Photograph: "Funeral Cortege Showing the Caisson Bearing the Body of the Late Gen. Hyatt"
Photograph: "The Late Charles J. Webb and the Late Brigadier Gen. Hyatt in an Affectionate Pose at the 1929 Commencement"
Photograph: "College Riflemen Advance in 'Night Attack'"
Photograph: "Cadet Cavalrymen Riding Against the Setting Sun"
Photograph: "P.M.C.—Princeton Game"
"General Hyatt, P.M.C.'s Beloved President and Commandant, Dies From Heart Attack at Age of 78; Thousands Pay Tribute to Late Educator as He Is Laid At Rest With Military Honors."
Brigadier General Charles E. Hyatt died on April 9, 1930. Expressions of grief came from: Pennsylvania Governor John S. Fisher; former Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot; Judge George T. Cann, class of 1885; General Hugh L. Scott; Milton B. Evans, president of Crozer Theological Seminary; George L. Omwake, president of Ursinus College; Truxton Beale, class of 1874; William G. Clyde, president of the Carnegie Steel Company, Pittsburgh; Eugene S. Hoopes, president of the Union-Drawn Steel Company; Dr. B. Webster Fox; Alexander D. Irwin; Colonel T.D. Landon, president of the Bordentown Military Institute. Cadets carried the casket: John F. Nickels; Carl Schaubel; Frederick Fell; Rene Montrezza; James F. Cowee; Jerome Hayes; F. Sovereign McKee; Sydney Rabinovitch; Seymour A. Potter; William Stern; Larne A. Wright; John R. Hanna; Charles Jack; F. Gordon Shaw; J. Neadle Richardson. Rev. A.L. Lathem, pastor of the Third Presbyterian Church in Chester, and Rev. Dr. Francis M. Taitt, bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal diocese of Philadelphia and Board of Trustees member, presided over the services. John W. Loveland, class of 1887 and a member of the Board of Trustees, and Dr. Levi P. Wyman, dean of the faculty, eulogized General Hyatt. Helen Spencer played the piano. George B. Christian, Jr., class of 1896 and former Secretary to President Warren G. Harding, attended the funeral. Seymour A. Potter commanded a cadet company that fired ceremonial volleys during the funeral. The PMC polo team manned the caisson: William Nicholls, Jr.; Harry H. Teitel; Jack Pickering; James Fergus; Albert Hernig. Active pallbearers: Major John W. Leonard; Captain Thomas E. Leet; Lieutenant Clarece L. Cooper; Dr. Levi P. Wyman; Professor Karl E. Agan; Professor Arthur J. Boase; Professor James H. Beach; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt; George W. Roatch; Leslie S. Hyatt; Dr. Milo C. Burt; Theodore Cowee; James Cowee; Lieutenant Edmund Cramp; Charles Starr; Alvin M. Burt. Military officers in attendance: Major General William G. Pice, Jr., head of the Pennsylvania National Guard and member of the Board of Trustees; Colonel Lewis S. Sorley; Lieutenant Hugh F. McCaffery, Jr., class of 1924.
The article provides a lengthy biography of General Hyatt and his association with PMC. A small family tree is also given listing: Kezia West Dyer, his wife; Coloenl Frank K. Hyatt, son; Mabel Lee Hyatt, daughter; Mrs. Milo C. Burt, daughter; Leslie S. Hyatt, son; Mrs. James F. Cowee, sister; Mrs. Frederic N. Whiteley, granddaughter; Alvin M. Burt, grandson; Leslie S. Hyatt, Jr., grandson; Frank Hyatt, grandson; Robert Hyatt, grandson.
"Distinguished Men Will Receive Degrees at P.M.C.'s Sixty-Eighth Annual Commencement Exercises; High Ranking Officers of Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Important Men in Civil Life Will Be Honored."
The following individuals will receive honorary degrees on June 18, 1930 at Commencement: Congressman Nicholas Longworth, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Doctor of Laws; Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley, Doctor of Laws; Rev. Dr. Milton G. Evans, president of Crozer Theological Seminary, Doctor of Laws; Colonel Frank K. Hyatt, Doctor of Laws; Rear Admiral Robert Edward Coontz, Doctor of Naval Science. The Army, Navy, and Marines might stage a large airplane demonstration. Major John W. Leonard and the Military Department are preparing a sham battle. Class Day exercises will be held May 30, 1930. The cadets will attend the annual camp of instruction at Mount Gretna from June 6-14, 1930. The baccalaureate will be held on June 15, 1930 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church where Rev. Dr. Francis M. Taitt, bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Philadelphia, will give the sermon. Alumni Athletic Day will be held on June 17, 1930.
"Colonel Hyatt Elected to Post of President and Commandant By Trustees"
Colonel Frank K. Hyatt will succeed his father Brigadier General Charles E. Hyatt as president and commandant of PMC. The Board of Trustees unanimously elected him to these posts on April 22, 1930. A biography of Colonel Hyatt is provided.
"Address of Major Loveland at Funeral of General Hyatt" 1930
"Noted Lecturer Talks to Cadet Corps"
Dr. George E. Raiguel, noted traveler and lecturer, addressed the corps on February 24, 1930 on maintaining prohibition.
"Commissioned a Colonel by Governor Fisher"
Pennsylvania Governor John S. Fisher gave Lieutenant Colonel Frank K. Hyatt the commission of colonel of infantry on May 2, 1930. This fulfilled the PMC charter which states that the president and commandant of PMC must be a colonel on the Governor's staff.
Major Carl L. Caphton conducted the annual War Department inspection on April 29, 1930. He was assisted by: Major John W. Leonard, War Department detail at PMC; Lieutenant Jesse Gibney; Captain Thomas E. Leet, adjutant; Captain William J. Fleming. A sham battle took place involving: Sidney Rabinovitch; William Stern; Seymour A. Potter; Carl Schaubel. The "battle" took place on the grounds of late Governor William A. Sproul.
Lieutenant Clarence L. Conner has been elected PMC treasurer in order to replace Colonel Frank K. Hyatt, who has taken over the reigns of president and commandant after the death of his father. A brief biography of Conner is provided.
"Dean Wyman's Address at General Hyatt's Funeral" 1930
"Junior Chemists Visit Soap Mfg. Plant"
The Junior Chemists visited the Eavenson soap factory at Camden, NJ in February 1930.
"Two Fast Tilts with West Point"
The PMC varsity polo team lost to West Point by the score 12-7 on February 22, 1930, while the junior varsity team defeated West Point's second team by the score 11-10 on the same day.
"Col. Hyatt Inherits Sioux Indian Title of 'Thunder Hawk'"
Chief Redtomahawk, who conferred the Sioux title "Thunder Hawk" on General Charles E. Hyatt at the 1929 Commencement, notified the Board of Trustees that, upon General Hyatt's death, this title passes to his son Colonel Frank K. Hyatt.
The PMC baseball team lost to Susquehanna University by the score 7-2 on April 19, 1930.
"General Order No. 17"
The text of this general order dated April 9, 1930 and signed by Frank K. Hyatt and Thomas E. Leet notifies PMC of General Charles E. Hyatt's death and the mourning that will take place.
"College Poloists Defeat Princeton in Opening Game of the Season"
The PMC polo team defeated Princeton University by the score 5-4 on April 26, 1930. Team: Bill Nicholls; Jack Pickering; Jack Smith; Harry Teitel.
"Cadet Malletmen Win Two Victories"
The PMC polo team defeated Essez Troop A by the score 19 to 14-1/2 on March 1, 1930. The team then defeated B Troop by the score 20 to 5-1/2. Team: Bill Nicholls.
"Tennis Schedule" 1930
Carl Class was elected captain of the 1930 tennis team.
The Alumni Association presented two new trophy cases to PMC on March 15, 1930. Presenters: Col. Clarence C. Myers, class of 1909 and Alumni Association president; Raymond C. Ward, class of 1910; James A.G. Campbell, Jr., class of 1920.
"Yale Riders Defeat P.M.C. Stickmen"
The PMC polo team lost to Yale University by the score 12-1/2 to 7 on March 8, 1930.
"Cadet Nine Wins"
The PMC baseball team defeated Elizabethtown College by the score 17-14 on April 23, 1930. Team: Warren; Layer; Diago; Kane; Miller.
"Cadet Twirlers Beat Moravian Nine"
The PMC baseball team defeated Moravian College by the score 10-3 on April 26, 1930. Team: Kane; Warren; Layer; Diago; Wilson; Sykes; Kern.
"P.M.C. Poloists Beat Crack N.Y. Trio"
The PMC polo team defeated the New York Riding Club by the score 10 to 6-1/2 on March 15, 1930. Team: Bill Nicholls; Harry Teitel; Jack Pickering. Famous polo player Earle Hopping played for the opposing team.
"Pollock Prize Contest"
The annual Pollock Declamation Competition was held on February 28, 1930. Judges: Mr. Harold deL. Downs, class of 1897; Rev. William B. Pugh, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Chester; Ann Stewart. The cadets prepared with Professor Karl E. Agan. Presenters: Edward G.C. Mealey; Gottfried K. Smith; Robert J. Germane; David Crossett, Jr.; James Smith; Alvin Hoffman; Walter F. Layer; Jack Smith. The PMC Glee Club performed under Professor Clair Naylor's instruction.
"Labor Head Talks to Economists"
Joseph M. Richie, Eastern representative of the American Federation of Labor and former president of the Philadelphia Building Trades Council, addressed the Senior economics students on February 19, 1930.
"Cadet Riders Beat Indoor Polo Champs of the World"
The PMC polo team defeated the Brooklyn Riding and Driving Club by the score 20 to 11-1/2 on February 15, 1930. The Brooklyn Club is the defending indoor polo champion of the world. Team: Bill Nicholls; Harry Teitel; Jack Pickering.
"Indoor Polo Closes and Outdoor Game Begins"
The article recaps the indoor season, included the second place win in the Metropolitan Indoor Polo League competition. The indoor team was eliminated from the intercollegiate tournament after an early loss to Princeton. The Junior varsity also performed well. The annual intercollegiate outdoor tournament begins in June 1930.
"Junior Poloists Reach Semi-Finals"
The PMC junior varsity polo team defeated Governor's Island by the score 13-1/2 to 3. PMC advanced to the semi-finals in the Class C section of the National Indoor Polo tournament. Team: Jim Fergus; Jack Smith; Larry Redmond.
The Spring Hop was held March 7, 1930. Receiving: Mrs. Milo C. Burt; Mrs. John W. Leonard; Mrs. Arthur J. Boase; Mrs. Frank K. Hyatt. Patronesses: Mrs. Karl E. Agan; Mrs. James H. Beach; Mrs. Lawrence W. Burdick; Mrs. Henry J. Buxton; Mrs. Clarence L. Conner; Mrs. Samuel R. Crothers; Mrs. William J. Fleming; Mrs. Jesse L. Gibney; Mrs. Edwin L. Harer; Mrs. Thomas E. Leet; Mrs. Florence Leslie; Mrs. Frank L. Martin; Mrs. Henry G. Turner; Mrs. Levin P. Wyman. Student committee: Larne A. Wright; john R. Hanna; William T. Burton, Jr.; Walter F. Layer; Charles W. Bauer.
"Cadet Poloists Beat Four Horsemen"
The PMC polo team defeated the Four Horsemen by the score 11-7 on May 3, 1930. Three former PMC players made up the Four Horsemen team: Newt Wyman; Dan Jones; Elmer Putt. An excerpt from a _Philadelphia Inquirer_ article written by Levi Wilcox is included. PMC team: Jack Pickering; Nicholls; Teitel.
The P.M.C. News, Vol. V, Issue 3 (Microfilm)
Photograph: "College Polo Team. Left to right: Cadets William Pickering, Frank Kaiser, Joe Poor and Jack Young"
Photograph: "College Basketball Team. Left to right: J. Cook, guard; Jim finch, guard; Willard Britten, forward and captain; Jim Weaver, center; Ed Kawal, forward."
"P.M.C. Graduate Tells of Conditions in Russia"
Colonel Clarence t. Starr, class of 1899, spent three years in Russia as manager for an American consulting engineer firm under contract with the Soviet government. Starr tells of current conditions in Russia.
"A Close Polo Game"
The PMC R.O.T.C. polo team lost to the Rovers by the score 13-12 on December 3, 1932. Team: Joe Poor, captain; Bill Pickering.
Colonel and Mrs. Hyatt offered several recent supper dances: the sophomore class was entertained December 9, 1932; the junior class on December 2, 1932; the senior class on November 25, 1932; the freshman on November 18, 1932.
"Timm Re-Engaged as Coach and Director of Athletics"
A letter from Colonel Hyatt told Coach Judson Timm of his re-engagement as coach of the college football team, the 1933 basketball and baseball teams, and director of all athletics. The letter is excerpted.
"DeMille Famous Picture Producer Bases Success on P.M.C. Training"
Cecil B. DeMille, motion picture producer, spoke of his PMC training in "The Voice of Broadway," a Louis Sobol column in the _New York Journal_. DeMille received an honorary Doctor of Laws in 1931. An excerpt from the article is included.
The second Gymkana of the season was held on December 9, 1932. Prize winners: Frank Washbourne; Stanford H. Joffe; George Iredell; George Sheidy; Vincent Carels; Joseph F. Poor; James g. Kitchen 2d; Francis M. Clark; Joffe; Thomas R. Mochamer; Samter Horwitz; William Pickering. Captain James W. Young judged.
"Grad Makes Good"
William Stern, class of 1930, is stage director of the theatres in the new Radio City, in New York. Stern works for S.L. Rothafel, better known as "Roxy." In 1931, Stern became engaged to Beta Rothafel, Roxy's daughter.
Letter recipients: Reds Pollock; Carl Bauer; Bert Loeper; Bill Scarlett; Jack Pugh; Joe Russell; Russell McGuiney; Jim Finch; Jim Weaver; Ross Osborne; Eddie Kawal; Jack oung; Jim Cook; Dick Davis; Bill Martin; Levi Huber; George Thwaites; Frank Malinski; Bud Andrew; Willard Britten; Herb Amey; Jack Minneci; Charles Conly.
"As Dean Wyman Views the Educational Field"
Dean Wyman speaks of "mens sano in sopore sano" as a motto for education in this article. He defines what he sees to be an educated man.
"Britten elected Captain of Baskstball Team"
Willard Britten has been elected the captain of the 1932-1933 PMC basketball team. A tentative schedule is provided. Team: Britten; Kawal; Weaver; Finch; Coook.
"Finch Will Lead 1933 Football Team"
Jim Finch has been elected captain of the 1933 football team. Possible team members for next season's team include: Jim Weaver; Bud Andrew; Willard Britten; Jack Pugh; Jack Minneci; Eddie Kawal; George Thwaites; Jim Cook; Bill Martin; Bill Scarlett; Levi Huber; Carl Bauer; Frank Malinsky; Jack Young; Joe Russell; Ross Osborne; Reds Pollock; Jim Weaver; Dick Davis; Russell McGuiney; Herb Amey.
Recent visitors to PMC: Emanuel Sacks, graduate and head of the Sound Division of Philadelphia's WCAU; George F. Bauer, Jr., class of 1928; Harry A. Bauer, class of 1928, whose brother Carl is a current student; Henry F. Kreig, Jr., class of 1926; Lieutenant Hugh F. McCaffery, Jr., class of 1924, is a member of the United States Air Service; Major John W. Loveland, class of 1887; Jack Pickering, class of 1932; James T. Whitehurst, class of 1932; James E. Macauley, class of 1928; Milton Brodsky; Francis Brennan; Jack Nickels; Frank McKaig; Vernon Putt; Logan Campbell; Rene Montrezza; Richard Neiseen; Larry Redmond.
"College Poloists Open Season in Phila. Armory"
The PMC polo team lost to the Rovers by the score 12-1/2 to 9 on December 10, 1932. Team: Pickering; Kaiser; Poor; Young.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Layer have recently moved to 909 East Fifteenth Street in Chester. They were married in June 1932 and honeymooned in Maine. Layer is both director of athletics and an instructor of mathematics at the preparatory school.