an honorable place will always be held by
President Nichols. The graduates of the
early nineteen hundreds will recall him
in his early faculty days, making the best
of the meagre facilities of Reed Hall.
They will remember the
It was to a greatly shocked community
that the tragic news came on April 29 of
the sudden death of Dr. Nichols. Some
of us had just returned from attending
the scientific meetings in Washington
where we had met him and Mrs.
What was probably the largest gathering of
class and association secretaries that has ever
visited Hanover met on April 25 and 26. Fifty-
eight class representatives and twelve representatives
of associations and clubs were present
The first of the after-dinner speakers was
Lewis Parkhurst '78 of the Board of Trustees,
who spoke on the subject "What are the Trustees
Doing?" His address was heard with
the greatest interest and we are fortunate in
The President made an extended verbal
report on his trip to Europe, covering his
visit to Geneva in observing the operation
of the League of Nations, and of his visit to
Oxford and Cambridge in observing the
system of education
Since the last meeting of the Trustees
Harry Harmon Blunt, a member of the
Board, died, December 29, 1923, and Ernest
Fox Nichols, ex-president of the College
died, April 29, 1924. The following commemorative
action relating to
At the annual meeting of the Association
of Alumni of Dartmouth College held in
Hanover, June 18, 1923, a committee of
five men, Charles M. Hough '79, chairman,
John K. Lord '68, John Abbott '91, Henry
K. Urion '12, and Allan L.
COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES AWARD OF FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS
The committee on graduate instruction
and fellowships at Dartmouth has announced
appointments for the coming year as follows:
To the Henry Elijah Parker Fellowship,
Charles Anthony Knudson, Jr. '24 of
Mamaroneck, N. Y.; to the
On Saturday, May 3, at 8.30 P. M., C. C.
Forsaith, '13, called together a number of
Dartmouth men located in Syracuse and
The following men were present:
C. C. Forsaith '13
R. P. Prichard '07
C. L. Bundy '23
Elsewhere in the Alumni Magazine will
be found an obituary article concerning
Dr. Ernest Fox Nichols, president of Dartmouth
from 1909 to 1915, who died while
addressing a meeting of the National Academy
of Sciences in
The Commencement announcements have already
been made to the alumni announcing
the features of the 1924 Commencement. The
tentative program is as follows :
Friday, June 13
•Afternoon Arrival of Alumni
Afternoon Meeting of
At its annual meeting April 18-19 this
year the Board elected Mr. Arthur C. Tozzer.
Vice President of the Turner Construction
Company, Boston, Mass., as a member
to succeed Colonel G. J. Fiebeger, Professor
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY UNION MAKES REPORT ON STUDENTS
The Paris office of the American University
Union at 173 Boulevard St. Germain,
reports that during the academic year now
closing there were over three thousand
American students in France, 429 of whom
were enrolled at the
Attendance at American colleges and universities
has moderated to about the prewar
rate, according to detailed reports from
30 typical universities and general reports
from 151 leading colleges and universities
The freshman baseball team opened its
season at New Haven, April 27 being defeated
3 to 0 by the Yale freshman team.
From start to finish the contest was a battle
of pitchers, Burnell, of Yale, allowing the
Dartmouth's one-mile relay team which
was entered in the relay games held by the
University of Kansas at Lawrence, Kansas,
April 19, gave stern chase to the championship
four of the University of lowa and lost
by a scant two
Dartmouth's golf team played matches
over the Westchester-Biltmore Country Club
links, May 2, which opened the season of
the Eastern Inter-collegiate Golf League.
Playing with the Columbia team Dartmouth
golfers emerged with a
By winning four singles matches and
two doubles the Dartmouth tennis team
opened its season May 2, at Providence, with
an impressive 6 to 0 victory over the
Brown men. Captain Osgood, of Dartmouth
provided the feature playing of
At a meeting of the Athletic Council held
in Hanover April 24, the Council in recognition
of Harry L. Hillman's 14 years of
devoted service to the College unanimously
voted the varsity track coach a straight
letter and sweater.
A three day fencing tournament staged by
members of the Dartmouth Fencing Team
opened at Alumni Gymnasium April 22
when E. G. Hawley, captain of the 1924
team won the Foils championship by defeating
all comers. R. F. Hertzberg
K. P. Coykendall '25, college 160-pound
boxing champion reached the final round of
the amateur boxing championship matches
held early in May by the Boston Athletic
Association. Coykendall disposed of his
first opponent, Davis,
Seven members of the College rifle team
have been awarded the privilege of wearing
the RDT insignia, the Athletic Council announces.
They are J. R. Wheatley '24, B.
F. Jones '25, C. T. Washburn '25, J. W.
Truesdale '26, S. M.
The most hectic period of a hectic year is
drawing to a close. There are those who
never were so glad to see a term end. but
there stand others who regret the passing
of the 1923-24 session—saying that it is
undoubtedly a high
"This is by way of a retiring bow. This
afternoon we moved out, the new board
moved in, and tomorrow a new editor will
finger the editorial typewriter. All of which
is as it should be, particularly because we
"The 1925 Board of THE DARTMOUTH moves
into office today and assumes the responsibilities
of supplying news to the College and
of raising and directing discussion. Emphasis
will be laid on the news department
of the paper.
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. BUGBEE
FOUNDED IN 1903
President, CHARLES F. GOODRICH '05,
% American Bridge Cos.,
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, H. V. SULLIVAN '22,
91 West 5th St., Atlanta, Ga.
Lunch, first and third Mondays of each
month at the Ansley Hotel.
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1876
President, E. RUSSELL PALMER '10.
Secretary, WARREN D. BRUNER '12,
327 South La Salle St., Chicago, Ill.
Club luncheon, Monday of each week at
12.15, at the Hamilton Club,
ASSOCIATION OF lOWA, FOUNDED IN 1915
President, FRANCIS A. ROBINSON '08.
Secretary, GEORGE C. CARPENTER, JR. '18,
3103 Grand Ave., Des Moines, Ia.
NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1880
President, PAUL W.
PACIFIC COAST ASSOCIATION, FOUNDED IN 1881
President, ROBERT F. LEAVENS '01.
Secretary, FREDERICK H. MCCREA '19,
H. K. McCann Co., Sacramento and Montgomery
Sts., San Francisco, Cal.
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,
Forty-two men turned out for the annual
dinner of the Southern California Alumni Association
of Dartmouth College at the University
Club in Los Angeles on Saturday evening.
April 5. The showing of one of the Outing
The enthusiasm generated by the Pow Wow has
lasted until the present writing, and bids
fair to continue to last. It has been reflected
by the increase in the attendance at the weekly
lunches. Most notable is the larger percentage
A Manchester (N. H.) paper lias this to
say concerning our classmate Hunt: "To the
New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company the
year 1924 is notable from the fact that it celebrates
fifty years of active connection with the
Word has recently come of the death of
Evelyn Marihew McNutt, wife of Randolph
McNutt, at their home in Buffalo, N. Y. Mrs.
McNutt was the daughter of Samuel Marihew,
who died in a Southern hospital while serving
in the Federal
Some time ago the Boston Globe printed an
interview with Nathaniel W. Ladd, suggested
by the fact that Mr. Ladd has his home in the
building at No. 56 Pemberton Square, Boston,
in which is also his law office. He studied
Ira A. Chase presided at the dedicatory exercises
of the new school building in his home
town, Bristol, N. H., at which one of the
speakers stated in his address that Mr. Chase
had done more for the education of the youth
George W. Fowler of Pembroke, N. H., is
treasurer of the Suncook National Bank and
chairman of the trustees of Pembroke Academy.
Under Governor Felker he served as state purchasing
agent and district judge.
Rev. Newton M. Hall, D.D., has published
through John Rudin and Company of Chicago
an illustrated edition of the Bible in eight volumes.
entitled "The Book of Life." By means
of modern typography, explanatory notes, and
Add one more to the '92 representatives at
the Pow Wow. Prof. Charles H. Richardson
of Syracuse University registered Saturday
afternoon and attended the banquet. Somehow
he didn't connect with the other '92 men, hence
Rev. George E. Kinney, having closed -by
resignation a pastorate of fourteen years with
the Sixth Street Congregational church at
Auburn, Me., has accepted a call to the church
of the same denomination at Bradford, Vt.,
An interesting letter recently received from
Professor Raymond Pearl of Johns Hopkins
reads in-part as follows: "I am sailing on May
13 for Havre, and expect to be back in this
country about August 1. I have three principal
Leroy R. Sawyer has resigned from the
consular service, and has made a connection with
the United Fruit Company. He is now located
in Santa Marta, Republic of Colombia. Roy
doesn't give us any details in reference to his
Ben Ailing, who has been state senator for
the last two years, was the Republican candidate
for mayor of New Britain, Conn., at a
recent election. He was defeated in a close
vote. Ben had the misfortune of being an
Have you sent your contribution or told what
you plan to do to our "Pepper Box of the
Class Agent," as Pray Wadhara fondly calls
him in a letter from Philadelphia, telling about
a severe snow storm there on April Fool's Day?
I saw John Pearson recently when he was
moving from his former home to 80 Center St.,
Concord, N. H., and John was somewhat discouraged.
The discouragement, however, was
not due to the fact that he was moving, but entirely
Hen Urion returned recently from a mysterious
trip which he had been taking in the
East, and when seen he was wearing a very
oily smile. Of course, this doesn't mean thai
he has been mixed up in the oil scandal in
At the performance of "Blue Blood" at the
Waldorf, Wednesday, April 2, the class wac
well represented by Charlie Comiskey, Justin
McCarthy, Bob Fredericks, Bill Huntress, Doc
Davis, Fred Rosenheim, Jack Healy, Kel Rose,
The battle cry of the "Perennials" has
sounded, and already over twenty men are pointing
to the unofficial return to Hanover in
June. If you have never been back to the exercises
on a non-1916-reunion year, you have
Some of the more naturally curious 1918-ers
were prompted to take a peek at the Dartmouth
Players' recent presentation of '"Blue
Blood" in New York city. They were rewarded
by the sight of a record turnout of
Dartmouth men for
Sig" Sigler has recently become treasurer of
the Dayton Laundry Company. He had been
with the National Cash Register Company since
graduation from the Tuck School in 1921. He
states that if all goes well he is to be married
Due to the publication of a newspaper the
notes are omitted from this issue. If you
do not receive a copy of the paper it is
either your fault or else it is my fault. If
the fault is yours let us know where you
spend your time.