question in the various
colleges is naturally leading to a general
discussion of ways and means for
preventing the worse forms of violation
of the law—it being admitted as
a practical point to start with that the
SCHOLARSHIP AND MENTAL ALERTNESS IN DARTMOUTH COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AND MENTAL ALERTNESS IN DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
Richard Wellington Husband
The following' tables give a graphic
representation of the scholarship condition
of the college at the close of the
last academic year. They include a
full record of the Senior class throughout
its four years, that of the
DARTMOUTH OUT OF DOORS IN THE EIGHTIES DARTMOUTH OUT OF DOORS IN THE EIGHTIES
Charles Sumner Cook '79
An old-time graduate of Dartmouth
does not need to revisit Hanover in
order to learn that a great change in
the conditions of student life has taken
place there since his time; a change
comparable with that in the appearance
Dr. Charles Parker Bancroft, consultant in
mental hygiene for the College during the past
three years and a life-long resident of New
Hampshire, died in Hanover, 14,
of cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 71 years.
He was stricken
With enthusiastic acceptances pouring in
from hundreds of alumni in all parts of the
country; with towns and even cities pledging
one hundred per cent attendance, barring
disease or accident; with classes from
the 60's, up,
Following the recent appearance in Hanover
of William Jennings Bryan who spoke for
the anti-evolutionists on "Science vs. Evolution,"
members of The Dartmouth board interviewed
"the great commoner" and secured comments
Perhaps it is self satisfaction which leads
Dartmouth faculty members and undergraduates
to paste in their scrap-books such notices
as those reprinted here. But we prefer to
refer to the moving spirit as pardonable pride.
The following account, taken from the
Boston Transcript, is of interest to Dartmouth
men as showing not only the good
work done at Oglethorpe by Jim Robertson
'23, but also the fine impression which he
made on the University.
In the Pomona College Quarterly Magazine
for October, 1923, appeared an article entitled
"The Story of the Eclipse Expedition to the
Isthmus on Santa Catalina Island," in which
Professor Frank P. Brackett, Dartmouth '87,
The football game with Cornell, Nov,
3, which dedicated Memorial Field • and
brought to Hanover the largest crowd ever
gathered in the village offered an opportunity
for representatives of the metropolitan
press to judge of
DARTMOUTH ALUMNUS DEVELOPS Y.M.C.A. WORK IN NEW YORK
A recent article on Y. M. C. A. service
contains a glowing account of the achievements
of "Tom" Cotton '17, who has developed
the Foreign Born Department of the
Twenty-third Street Y. M. C. A., in New
The Educational' Foundation of the Commission
for Relief in Belgium has announced that
a limited number of American graduate fellowships
for study in Belgium during the
academic year 1924-1925 will be awarded by
April 1, 1924.
On Dartmouth Night, November 2, 1923, the
Dartmouth men resident in Buenos Aires gathered
and formed the Dartmouth Club of
Buenos Aires. This meeting of organization
was the culmination of numerous informal
gatherings in the
A number of Dartmouth Alumni sat in the
stands at Madison, Wis., last October, to
cheer for Jack Ryan '11, when his Wisconsin
team met its first test of the season
against Minnesota in a scoreless encounter.
President Ernest Martin Hopkins and
Professor Charles A. Proctor of the Department
of Physics were speakers at the annual
dinner of the Manchester Alumni Association
at the Barton Auditorium, Manchester, December 11.
The most recent addition of valuable books
purchased by the College Library is an original
volume , of the Nuremberg Chronicle, containing
the first extensive compilation of pictures
from woodcuts and printed in Nuremberg,
In this issue and in the two preceding it
of the current volume of the MAGAZINE the
complete list of associations, officers and
secretaries is printed. It is now proposed
to omit this list until the June number and
To the Editor of the ALUMNI MAGAZINE:
I have received the enclosed letter in regard
to the assistance given to one Dartmouth
man by the thoughtfulness and generosity
of that great ..friend of the College,
Mr. C. P. Chase, the
The 1924 football schedule as announced
by the Dartmouth Athletic Council, Dec. 4,
has a number of interesting features. It is
an attractive schedule in many ways, and a
better balanced one than that provided for
the team this
Henry Bror Bjorkman '25, of Waltham,
Mass., regular end for the past two seasons
on Dartmouth's football teams was elected
to captain the football team next fall. He
prepared for Dartmouth at Waltham and
Newton High Schools and
After a most successful season the Dartmouth
Cross-Country team finished disappointingly
in seventh place in the intercollegiate
race run over the new six mile
course in Van Courtland Park, New York,
Nov. 26. Syracuse won
With a new and' untried team Dartmouth
faces one of the hardest basketball schedules
of recent years, Twenty games are
listed, nine in Hanover and 11 out of town.
The complete schedule is as follows. December
H. W. Thayer '25, has been elected captain
of the 1924 soccer team. Thayer has
been a consistently good player on the
Dartmouth team for the past two seasons.
He is a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity.
There probably has never been a more fruitful
calendar of such a varied aspect at Dartmouth
than that presented for undergraduate
consumption from November 20 until the beginning
of Christmas vacation, December 20.
A humorous chord was struck in the undergraduates'
makeup by the supercilious letter
of an English professor (not at Dartmouth)
to a parent, as printed in an editorial of
The Dartmouth, and the subsequent answer of
A touchdown scene staged by the varsity
squad the last practice afternoon was filmed
by a representative of the Winship Motion
Picture Company of New York, to be used
in conjunction with a two-reel comedy entitled
FOUNDED IN 1854
President, MATT B. JONES '94
Vice-President, ARTHUR I. CHARRON '04.
Secretary, EUGENE F. CLARK '01,
Hanover, N. H.
Statistical Secretary, JOHN M. COMSTOCK '77,
Treasurer, PERLEY R. BUGEEE
FOUNDED IN 1903
President, CHARLES F. GOODRICH '05,
% American Bridge Co.,
71 Broadway, New York City.
Secretary, FREDERICK H. MUNKELT '08,
25 West 43rd St., New York City.
Treasurer, PHILIP L. THOMPSON '08,
THE ASSOCIATED ALUMNI OF THE AMOS TUCK
SCHOOL OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
FOUNDED IN 1921
Chairman, VICTOR M. CUTTER, Tuck School '04,
United Fruit Company, 131 State St.,
Secretary, GILBERT H. TAPLEY '16,
CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1901
President, DR. EDWARD A. HERR '06.
Secretary, HENRY N. SANBORN '02,
965 Main St., Bridgeport, Conn.
DARTMOUTH CLUB OF BRIDGEPORT, CONN.,
FOUNDED IN 1923
District of Columbia
WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1876
President, WARREN C. KENDALL '99.
Secretary, EDWARD STAFFORD '11,
Wilkins Building, 1512 H St., N. W.,
Washington, D. C.
Annual Reunion in January.
SOUTHEASTERN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION.
FOUNDED IN 1920
President, WALTER B. ELCOCK '12.
Secretary, LELAND S. BUIAIS '14,
Congoleum Co., Forsyth Bldg., Atlanta, Ga.
Lunch, first and third Mondays of each
month at the Ansley Hotel.
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1876
President, HENRY K. URIO.N '12.
Secretary, BERTRAND C. WHEELER 11.
140 So. Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill.
Club luncheon, Monday of each week at
12.15, at the Hamilton Club,
FOUNDED IN 1913
President, NATT W. EMERSON '00.
Secretary, EUGENE F. CLARK '01,
Hanover, N. H.
New England States:
Edward H. Trowbridge '81, 28 Pleasant St.,
Lafayette R. Chamberlin, Esq. '05, 30 State
'54 Mr. Leander M. Nute, 138 Pine Street,
'59 Judge Roger S. Green, 644 Merrimac St.,
'61 Major E. D. Redington, 1905 Harris
Trust Bldg., Chicago, Ill.
'62 Luther W. Emerson, Esq., 206 Broadway,
A regrettable mistake was made in this
column in the November issue in noting the
death of Mrs. A. O. Brown. The allusion to
Mrs. Brown as a widow must have annoyed
all who are familiar, as most of our readers
are, with the
Thomas W. Proctor was elected president
of the Massachusetts Bar Association on
November 10. The Boston Post of November
18 contained a two-column write-up of Mr.
Proctor on the occasion of this election.
The annual Harvard-Dartmouth football
game was played October 27, 1923. This was
the occasion for a round-up of those members
of the class who could possibly attend at
the University Club in Boston, immediately
The Twenty-Fifth Reunion of the class of
'9B held at Hanover last June was the most
successful in its history. In fact, it was so
successful that it has taken the Secretary six
months to prepare an adequate description of
Dr. Charles E. Cushman spent two weeks
in the East the past summer, passing through
Hanover on his way back In addition to his
regular osteopathic practice, Cush is at present
making a study of the electrotonic theory
The indoor round-up of the class of 1900
was held in the University Club the night before
the Harvard game. After the regular
speeches by the president and secretary, a matter
of rather grave importance was brought
The attendance of 1902 men at the Columbia-Dartmouth
football game was not very
large. Banning, Barnes, and Rice were on
hand, and the Secretary saw Farr, Leahy, and
Barnes at the smoker the night before the
We are printing the following excerpt from
a letter from Bob Davis, Monbrison-Margaux
(Gironde), without comment, but with the
hope that some of the class will keep it in
mind in planning their trips for the coming
1906 has subscribed its full quota of
$4,000 for the Memorial Field. This is gratifying,
in view of the fact that some classes
did not succeed in doing so. A timely contribution
by Shorty Davis at the eleventh
hour put us on
The class was well represented in Hanover
at the Cornell game. Owing to the
crowds it was impossible to check up all
accurately, but the following were identified;
Badger, Soule, Stearns, Rotch, Marsden,
Dow, and Blanchard
The following letter from R. R. Larmon,
executive assistant to the president, to Dick
Paul,"may be of interest to those who made
it possible for the Y.D. Band to be present
at the Memorial Field exercises in November:
The questionnaires sent out to the class
with the September issue of the Sixteener
are still coming in to the Secretary slowly.
It is significant that the large majority of
our men who are out of this country have
Joe McCune is now selling real estate in
Columbus, Ohio. We have it on good authority
that "half-pint Joe," as he was formerly
known to his patrons in the erstwhile notorious
Musgrove edifice, is now living in the
A daughter was born in Duxbury, Mass.,
October 28, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Prince.
Clarke Davis Bassett was married at Aberdeen,
S. D., September 20, to Marjorie, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Franklin Milligan.
The Cornell game was an attraction which
brought more Twenty men back to Hanover
than any event, with the exception of the
Third, since 1920. Of the fact that the trip
was well worth while there can be no doubt.