Conquistador

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Title:
Conquistador
Uniform Title:
Conquistador (Canal Zone Junior College)
Physical Description:
Serial
Language:
English
Creator:
Canal Zone Junior College
Canal Zone College
Publisher:
Conquistador Staff
Place of Publication:
Balboa Canal Zone
Publication Date:
Copyright Date:
1972
Frequency:
annual
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
School yearbooks -- Panama -- Balboa   ( lcsh )
Genre:
School yearbooks
serial   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with: 1936.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased with: 1972.
Issuing Body:
Student yearbook of the Canal Zone Junior College from 1936 to 1963, and the Canal Zone College from 1964 to 1972.
General Note:
Description based on: 1936; title from cover.
General Note:
Latest issue consulted: 1972.
Statement of Responsibility:
Canal Zone Junior College.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 472468547
lccn - 2009229561
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UF00095973:00003


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FRED W
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Chalmers S
Roger C. H
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Instructor


Sciences


Commercial


Carson, Instructor in Romance


[ackett, Instructor in Social


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Instructor


Jessup,


in Physical


Instructor in


Sciences
Education


English


Henry
George


Grieser, Instructor in Physical


Lee


Lockridge,


Instructor


Instructor


in Biological


in Physical


Education


clences


Education


Meadowcroft, Instructor in Mathematics and Engineering


Dorothy
Myrtle


Moody,
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HORACIO


. ALFARO


PANAMA


One


Horacio.
member
After le


Spanish


Combining


Spanish


having


students


these


Canal


Club
Zone


studying


engineering


characteristics,


Junior


Engineers
College, I


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Washington


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his studies in electric


engineering.


hobby


is philately.


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Class


Miss Anderson


Vice-President


's fans, who have seen her in wrinkled, some-


times sour roles, will be surprised to learn that in pri


vate


life she


is young and easy


to look at.


is self-deprecatory, but from others


we leai


interviews she
rn that during'


last semester in Junior College, besides


being, as


ways, a
ing the


prime mover
annual, she i


in several


held


organizations,


a library


learnership,


edit-
vet


maintained her A average.


If she survives she will


sparkle


through life as she has through college.


HIRAM Z.


ANDRADE


CUBA


Sports and horseracing are Hiram


s greatest


hobbies.


seems to


find time, however, to carry


on his


en ainen nq


course in the C. Z. J.


, and to belong to the Spanish C


Engineers


electrical
Berkeley.


' Club.


engineering


After


at the


graduation
University c


wonder


study


California e
; horseracin


there?


EDITH


WEEKS


BAKER


PANAMA


What


will we remember


about


Edith


not her pro-


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SOPHOMORES


DOROTHY

Seemingly


BRAY


quiet,


INDIANA


seemingly


unobtrusive,


poised


and
prise


4 -
r


dignified member


fc


to find


exterior.


a wealth


our class.
I humor t


Dorothy piloted the I


Great
behind


was our sur-


reserved


through a success-


year


we hear


when
about


was


a freshman.


And


what


peach shortcake?


MATHILDE BREWERTON


NEW


JERSEY


Vivacious,


happy-go-lucky


Mathilde


bubbles


over


with


zest
leave
free


and
wit
song


joviality
h her. 1
one fin


house coke, a
weaknesses.


. The spit
ULnderneath


ids


a true


Ford roadster


rit and wit
i her happ
and faithfi
. and West


gathering


,y
Il


smile,
friend.


care-
club-


Point are Matty's


WELL


BROWN


TEXAS


One of the few men students


in the Department of Liberal


Arts,


ociet


Wells
:y and


is secretary-treasurer


Natural


vice-president


Science
greatest


hobby is photography, but he also spends much time read-


Ing
goal


and collection


I


g stamps.


The University of Texas is his


next year.


MARJORIE


ANN


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CANAL ZONE


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REBA


LILLIAN


COLBERG


PANAMA


Although she
her freshman
Spani:h Club,
both of the Sr


pects
year.


Her two


us for


year she


half a


held


year, Reba returned.


the chair of secretary


and she has shown her dramatic ability


wnish plays and
the California
hobbies are re


in Babbitt's Boy


State
adin


Nursing


. She ex-


School


next


collection


handkerchiefs.


EDWARD FRANK DOMBROWSKY

Class President


CANAL ZONE


Ted'


special


haunt


is the


biology


aboratorv


assistant to Mr. Lee he has been very successful.


Desp


the fact that he is kept busy being
more class, president of the Natu


president
ral Science


of the sopho-
Society, and


science
time to


editor


Tropical


o out for football


Collegian,


found


and softball.


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LOLI


Tilliamspor


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Pennsylvania


PENNSYLVANIA

comes Helen Louise to


A member of the Spanish Club and


the annual


staff is she.


Outside of the classroom,


Helen devotes her


time to collecting orchids and carrying on a copious


cor-


respondence


with


people


in foreign


countries.


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MARIE FIDELIS GALLIVAN


CANAL ZONE


One of the tiniest girls in the college is Marie.


Although


a commercial


student,


found


time


the Dramatic Society and the Spanish Club.


to belong to
She is inter-


ested


the Girl


organization.


Scouts and


She may


is now


a lieutenant


be recognized by


her lovely


n that
y hair


neat appearance.


LENA MAE HOWARD


VERMONT


Member


Broken


many
Dishes


clubs,


competent


debater


, actress,


advertising manager
and member of the


annual staff is Lena Mae.


Her chief interests are physical


education


Girl


, we have


Scouts,


gained


classical


a detailed


dancin


knowledge


Through
Rutland,


Vermont


most


its inhabitants.


ROBERTA GUY JOHANNES


CANAL ZONE


Roberta


distinction


being


only


woman


student in the mathematics class and the Engineers' Club.


With


proved


Roberta,


actions


work


speak


on the


louder


than


words


tennis court and


, a fact
a game


of volley


ball.


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CANAL ZONE


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OPHOMORES


MARY


FAITH


MAGUIRE


CANAL


ZONE


Dependability


Mar


Faith


dignity


in office


are words
-lassroom.


which


robot is she, however, but a girl with a rich


characterize


mere
sense


efficient
of humor


mus


e spirit of her own.
after graduation.


HELEN


JEAN


She plans


MITCHELL


remain on the Isth


CANAL ZONE


Class


cretary-Treasurer


Jean is doomed to an


incomplete existence.


She will never


know


what it is like to have an enemy; not because she is


a milk


water


miss,


college offices shows,


however, fc
; has clever


as her


record


ideas and


well


tact.


Havin


g staunchly


weathered


Qualitative


Analysis
Angeles,


this year, she wil
where she will


next to the U


prepare


of C.


at Los


laboratory


technician.


LUIS CARLOS


NOLI


PANAMA


president


Span


sh Club


showed his ability as an executive.


the I


to Costa


1., he proved
Rica. In th


an efficient
Dramatic


for
Also


years


Luis


as a member of


interpreter on the trip


Society


served


business manager for Broken Dishes, and acted in Trifles.


is also


the editor


of the


Tropical Collegian, and


worked


at the


Panama


American


four


years.


There


seems to be no end to his


accomplishments.


MARY


NETTA


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OPHO MORES


DI)OLORES


VIRGINIA


PALMER


V RGINIA


The stage


lost a


great


against acting as a ca
Idiot is a work of art.


actress


reer.


when


Dolores


Her imitation


of the


decided
Village


She claims that her life is center-


around


great


friends


Murial


., Marjorie


and Mattie B.


She expects to attend college in the South


leaving Junior College.


PATRICIA


Tall
mnin


I


blond


ANNE PIERCE

, aristocratic-looking


cing through the halls


Member of


know


several clubs


familiar


Army again, but-


NEW


Patty


may


YORK

seen


at almost any time of the day


and a bu


sentence


for work is she.


to brin


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CANAL ZONE


hate


" and it is usually a


WILLIAM R. POOLE

President of the Engineers


' Club and laboratory assistant


Mr. Buckley is Bill.


study
chief
seen i


metallurgical
passion is sa


marked


He expects to go to Carnegie


engineering


iling.


front


and
the


after
course,
house


leaving
his ca
on the


Tech
here


Lr may
Prado


almost any night.


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O P


H OMOR


THOMAS


FRANCIS


ROTH


, JR.


CANAL ZONE


No sluggard is


Tom Roth.


Holder of


freshman, he holds even more this


several


year.


offices as a
president of


the Student Association and
than proved his competence.


plays,


particularly


in the


of the I
To him


leading


he has


as actor in


role of


Broken


more


various
Dishes.


honor.


expects


remain


Canal


Zone


after


grad


nation.


CHARLES


FRANKLIN


SEVER


SON


. JR


WASHINGTON


D. C.


-Ichabodish, he


leads engineers


bowtie


scrapes.


those


casual


s-the


caused would fill a bushe


cries


basket.


Healin


sighs


they


g, though,


have
is in


gamin


grin!


GLADY


AMY


SHELTON


PANAMA


mid-year


graduates


is Glad


is well


known
school.


Most


r ability*
of her


to talk


leisure


faster than


hours are spent


anyone else


in dabblin


in such interesting


since


leaving


as fencing,
s obtained


music


, and reading.


employment


at the


Panama
student.


Agencies.


Just


another


successful


commercial


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BARBARA WALBRIDGE CANAL 1

The girl with the beautiful blond hair and sweet shy s
is Barbara. Her quiet voice conceals a rollicking na
and her friends derive a great deal of pleasure from


quiet wit. Her talent
her appearance in th
a commercial student


ON E


mile
iture


for writing lay almost hidden until


ie Literary Composition class.


Also


, she hopes to find employment here


on the Canal Zone after graduation.


HARRY WERTZ


LOUISIANA


"College


Cut-Up


" is


Harry


Wertz.


Wherever


hear that piercing whistle you
ant Harry. "Hail-fellow-well-I


pletely


. Also,


(girls


take


note)


will find the ever-exuber-


describes


engineering


i cornm-
course


does not keep him from shaking a mean leg to the tune of


Gus Schmidt'


orchestra on many a Saturday night.


FRANK H.


Frank
more
HFis a


joined
class 1
ambition


Stanford
study d
track, at
his favo


MORRICE


PANAMA
ie sopho-
February.


is to


University


entistry.


rite


Boxing,


basketball
pastimes.


stage manager for Entremes
La Cueva de Salamanca, he


excelled.


BETTY LOUISE NOLAN


RUBELIO


QU1NTERO


PANAMA


When asked about his favor-


ite
said
voice


a


musements,


Rubelio


, with a question in his


"Hunting.


" He also


seems quite fond of horses.


expects


to study


electrical engineering at the


University of
We imagine that


California.
his ambi-


tion is to be near his great
friend. Hiram.


CANAL ZONE


laggard


ROBERT


DANIELS


CANAL ZONE


Bob.


after


When
first


semester, we regretted deep-


ly the l
player
bookstore


)SS
mnd


our


piano


second-hand


proprietor.


greatest weaknesses are his


fondness for brilliant yel-
low ties and contract bridge.


OCTAVIO


FABREGA


PANAMA
A Spanish student is short


Known


fure
boxu
Louise


neat


coif-


out-of-the-band-


appearance


Betty


Her favorite hiding


GEORGE COWES
PANAMA

From England and La Salle


Octavio.


cent
the e
held


IS Sr
entire


[n fact, his
pronounced


French


spell-bound


class


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The


Class


Of


1938


The freshman class was organized October


Dan


Kiley


as president,


Victor


Fitzpatrick as secretary-treasurer


freshmen


then


Armstron


and Mr.


not black and


blue,


,1936, with the election


g as vice-president,


Meadowcroft as adviser


as was


suggested,


Mary
. The
green


:ird white as class colors.


In later


years,


as the freshmen


recall their college days,


probably


their most vivid memory will be of "Initiation


Week


which culminated


in the


embarrassing


"Formal


Dress


hair ribbons and the swish-swishin


men girls


dashed to classes in evening


Day,


of Ion


dresses.


with


skirts


its display


as embarrassed


That evening, the


green
fresh-
sopho-


mores made peace by entertaining the


freshmen at a


dance.


The


Student


Association


The C.


(that beats the New


Deal


successfully carried on the beginning made last year.


combinations) has
The first meeting


students


president,
Mitchell:


was


called


Thomas Roth
treasurer, Fra


September


; vice-president,
nces Anderson.


officers


Thomas Foley


elected


were


secretary, Jean


Association tickets were


issued


at a price of four dollars, the final date for purchase being set on October


9, so
given


tickets


evening.


might


Additional


used


freshman


events covered


initiation


by the tickets


dance


were the


masquerade dance on December 23,


formal


dance of February


sweetheart April fool dance on April 2, and the graduation banquet


on June 9.


The holder was also entitled to a copy of the Conquistador


and to a reduction on a ticket to the Junior College play.


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GEORGIA REYNOLDS -


Union


Memorial


Hospital,


Baltimore,


Says


Georgia,


"I'd


discourage


anyone


who


wanted


nurses' training as much as I


could and then if she still


wanted to


, say


'more power to her.


BILL SOUTHARD


- University


of California,


Berkeley:


majoring in philosophy, and likes it, but writes,


study


twice as


hard


with


about


"It is harder here than in


half


results.


And


he offers generously to give his old alma mater his last forty cents.


MARJORIE


YOUNG


State


University


Iowa,


Iowa


City:


Margie says :


"Since i have become a reporter on the


DAILY IOWAN,


I haven't had time to go into many activities, or to shine in a


way.


" She is a member of


Student'


s Clubs,


the International Relations and


however, and helps in


freshman


orientation.


scholastic
e Foreign
And it's


a safe bet her marks are as good as ever!


BOB


and snappy


HAZELDINE


is Bob's


Pittsburgh


reply that he


Tech,
"taken


Pittsburgh,


in a


lot of


Short


games,


"the


work


is not too


difficult


" but that


"Pittsburgh'


the dirtiest


I've ever been in.


WILLIAM


Willie


writes,


FRENCH


am a member


- Baltimore,


: In


usual


to date


way,
only


fraternities that I have joined are the Eta Bita Pi,


Tapa Kego


Beer, and


the Eta


Dill Pikl.


"Seriously though,


" he continue


am working


the daytime and


am attending


g night school."


GORDON CAMPBELL -


University of Maryland,


College


Park:


Gordon emphasizes


"the peculiar although effective method


of keeping


absentees


a minimum


" in


school.


"Before


after


holi-


day, there is a


one


must


careful check of classes for the absentees,


three


dollars


each


class


missed."


because each
d experience


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Transferring from C.


. C.


not made my work at all difficult


and my credits for two full years of college work have been accepted."


DALE


BOGGS


-- University


of Washington,


Seattle


Dale


is at-


tendin
learn


g the pre-law school,


won


and is going


college


letter


to try for consular service.


in swimming,


been


elected a member of the campus council.


INEZ


RHODES


- Fort


Douglas,


Utah


Inez


says,


am now


housekeeper at ho
or enroll at Utah


Perhaps if all goes well I can go to summer school


University next fall.


EUGENE


appy is


SAPHIR


making


- Wharton School


a record


of Finance


, Philadelphia,


stand for something


though


not quite sure


what


- and


we learn


last semester


he made


three A'


two B':


He says,


"What I really enjoy is my N


.A.


at fifteen a month.
persons accused of


I act as an investigator for an association that defends


crimes who are too poor to afford counsel."


As for


the C.


Z. J


he says


really


enjoyed


years


here-and


continues


"the most useful


g I got from C.


. C.


was the know-


ledge of


outlining.


MILDRED


HOECKER


University


California


at Los


Mildred


is majoring


in Spanish and has written that her credits


from here were fully recognized.


She writes,


"It is harder here, as some


classes consist


several


hundred


students-and


it is


hard


to get


quainted."


WOODROW


Angeles


DE CASTRO


Woody


- University


a pre-legal student


Southern


enrolled in


California,


the college of


commerce,


and finds


"the standard of instruction at


the C.


be as high as if not higher than that at


He continues,


"Of all Pan-


amaman institutions


Woody seems


I miss El Rancho and the


o be managing


for he says,


Atlas Garden the most."
"The California girls are


Woody


luscious.


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of reading, he


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The


Canal


Zone


junior


College


1936-


1937


OCTOBER


A CALENDAR
IN VERSE


By an initi
The frosh
Then to ate
The sophs


atio
are
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invi


n rude,
thoroughly subdued;
for arrogance,
te them to a dance.
Here we recall in d
The dramatized ina
Of that well-known
The energetic I. R.
I. R. C.'s
mock solemnities,
it Amador,
olic on the shore.
The maidens of the
Forsake awhile their
Go to "the Admiral'
And sin and nibble


oggerel
ugural
society,
C.


Junior Co
quest of
s House"
affably.


liege
knowledge
for tea,


NOVEMBER


A henpec
Jealous s
Prankish
Such was


ked pa, a ranting Mrs.,
sisters, lovers' kisses,
sexton, villain vicious,
the drama Broken Dishes.


DECEMBER


The members of
Now plan anot!
Of swimming,


Sthe
her
'eat


With love of
The music loI
Convene at nc
And vocalize
e I. R. C.
jamboree,
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beau
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galore.


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The students thirsting for romance,
Decide to give a costume dance.
Quaint and varied are the guises.
Haw and Edgerton take the prizes.
The I. R. C. plans to unravel,
Foreign entanglements by travel.
To Costa Rica now they go,
With Hackett and with Eneboe.


FEBRUARY


Mistress Pierce and Master Foley,
Mistress Howard and Master Noli,
Primed with data most surprising,
Now debate on advertising.


Now Kappa Delta


Members and guests to
And have a noisy interlu
Comprising dancing, ski
Thei
And
Fell
And


Now "boy meets girl" and civilly,
Invites her to the Tivoli,
Where, with pomp and circumstance,
The College gives a formal dance.
Sigma asks


leave their tasks,
de,


ts, and
r shirts
went t(
on their
who ar


food.
they donned,
o sup chez M
r loaded plat
e they ? The


their worries doffed,
eadowcroft;
es with cheers.
Engineers!


MARCH


After
The n
No be
Than


anatomizing fish,
natural history students wish
tter cause for revelry
waffles baked by Gladys Lee.
To depict our College scene,


To the women of thf
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The Tro
Springs
e Junior


; an infant magazine.
)pical Collegian now,
to life and takes a
College


bow.










C. delights to


fare,


Here


there


Easter-tide,


and
when


everywhere.
trade winds


blow


Valle calls them


, and they


APRIL


'Tis difficult


to choose,


one


grants,


Between


after


a picnic


many


a dance.


an argument,


Our balance on a dance is spent.


Thosi
And
Add


having


talents


histrionic


thinking footlights are a


r


low to


their


dramatic


tonic,


bays,


By actin


g in the one-act plays.


Those


who


adding~


cherish
to their


ambition


erudition.


Now patronize the


ectures three


Delivered


by the


faculty


MAY


Fearless of redbu


g and of tick,


The science classes


plan


a picnic.


Laden with food they rally round,


And drive


away


Chorrera bound.


After its Cervantes broadcast,


Kappa


Epsilon


breaks


its fast


The host and


hostess are none other


Than Mr. Carson and his mother.


The members of the class


in Sueech,


Your best attention now beseech.


Bear with them


, though they seem a pest,


Until their yearly speech contest.

JUNE


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International


Relations


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International


Relations


Club,


founded


Hackett


the fall


of 1935


, is open to students


interested


international


affairs


politics.


Not long after its establishment it became affiliated with


the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which sponsors similar


clubs in numerous


institutions over the world.


most notable


activities


Club


have


been


Mock


publican


Mock
Both


National


Presidential


these


were


Nominating Convention


Election
presented


May


Inauguration


before


a large


1936,


October


audience


at the


1936.


Balboa


Playshed, and were received


with much enthusiasm.


Not only College


students,


students


from


High


Schools


Canal


Zone


participated.


The officers of the Club are


Thomas Roth,


president,


Wells Brown,


vice-president,


treasurer.


Frances


Under their


Anderson,


administration,


secretary,


the Club


Margaret


been


very


Haw,
lively


year,


sponsoring


not only


Mock


Election


Inauguration,


but other successful


functions


as well.


Among these


were


beach


parties at Amador, and a cake sale.


proceeds from


last were


used to


help


finance a


to Costa Rica


taken


some of the mem-


bers


during


Christmas


holidays.


While


there


Canal


Zone


students


fraternized


with


a number


members


Interna-


tional Relations Clubs of Costa Rica.


In the


"Annual Report for


1936


Division


ment


of Intercourse and


International


Peace


Education


" there


appears


the Carnegie
a photograph


Endow-


visitors from the Canal Zone with their Costa Rican


hosts.


During the Easter holidays some of the members of the


Club took


another trip, this time to


Valle,


with Mr. and


Mrs.


Meadowcroft as


chaperons.
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Kappa


Delta


Sigma


Kappa
December,


Delta
1933,


Sigma,
with


College


Miss


Dramatic


Moody


Society,


sponsor


was
The


organized


society
social


primarily


intercourse


student activities.


to study


among
From


produce


students,


time to


time


plays,
lends


this group


it also


financial


furthers


support


provided


rmonev


athletic


social


uniforms


entertainment


trophies,
ie college


commemorative plaques were in


speech


contest


as a whole.


part paid for out of


prizes,


e Junior College
Dramatic Society


funds.


This


society


Conquistador,


also
year


helps


make


contributing


possible


seventy-five


publication


dollars


purpose.


1936-37


activity


es of the Society


began


on September 28 with


customary


initiation


party,


at which


candidates


membership


entertained old members with dramatic performances.


On this occasion


the following were elected officers:


Frances


Anderson


, president;


Mar-


jorie
Roth,
during


admission


Bullock,
treasurer.


year:


vice-president;


usual,


a three-act


was charged,


Jean


Mitchell,


Society


play


at the


a program


gave


Balboa


secretary;


public


Thomas


performances


Clubhou


one-act


plays


at the


which
Little


Theater,


open


without charge


to those


interested.


Broken, Dishes


, by


Martin Flavin,


was presented at the Clubhouse on November 20, by the


following


Patricia


actors:


Pierce,


Armstrong,


James


Thomas


Margaret


Roth,


Haw,


Spalding,


Frances


Thomas
I Arthur


Anderson,


Foley,


John


Thompson.


Kathyleen
McGuire,


Reed,
Victor


produc-


tion staff


of this play were Edward


Dombrowsky, sta


manager,


Luis


Noli,


business


manager,


Jean


Mitchell


Edith


Baker,


property


managers, and Lena Mae Howard, advertising manager.


April


one-act


plays


were


presented


at the


Little


Theater:


Trifles,


Susan Glaspell, and Babbitt'


s Boy, by Glenn Hughes.


These plays were










Haw,
staff.


Kathyleen


Reed


and Eleanor


Dennis comprised


Miss Moody directs the plays given by the Society.


High School


Orchestra, and the College Glee Club, led by


production
The Balboa
Mrs. Helen


C. Baker, have provided music at the performances.

The chief social event of the group this year was a party and dance


given on February


which was open to the College as a whole.


Dra-


matic


skits


were


a feature


affair.










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College


Glee


Club


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V~embers of the GLEE CLUB, left to right, stan lin: Mrs.
Wertz, Victor Armstrong, Culbert Shedlock, Arthur Thompson,
Lewis, Charles Gornell. Seated: Lena Mae Howard, Margar
Margaret Kuhn, Edith Baker, Margaret Comins, Fran


Baker, director, Harry
William Poole, Robert
it Haw, Jane Dickson,


ices


Anderson.


The College Glee Club was


formed on December


10, 1936, bv


Mrs. Baker.


Since


:ime was


limited,


the students decided


to meet at noon


on Tuesday and


Thursday.


'Music


before


Glee


)ecember 22.


food"
Club


was


their


joined


At the debate


motto-and


their


Christmas


held on February


password


"Culture.


singing in the high school patio on
16 by Speech students, the Club sang


Strauss's


"Vienna


Woods,"


Brahm's


"Lullaby,


"The


Volga


Boat-Song.


March


high


school


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operetta


"All


at Sea,


" Arthur


Thompson


represented


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Epsilon


Kappa Epsilon,


or the Spanish


Club, established


1934


Carson, had its usual full program of


The officers elected


at the


first


activities during the year


meeting


year,


held


1936-37.
October,


were


drade,


Noli,


president,


secretary,


Edith


George
Baker,


Cowes,


vice-


president,


Martha


treasurer.


On the lecture course conducted by the Club appeared


Manue


Ferrer


Miss


Lola


Boyd,


who


talked


temporary student life and culture at the


on different
University o


aspects c
Madrid.


con-
Both


are former


students


of Vassar College,


institution


Miss


Boyd


being


who, because she specialized in Spanish,


a graduate
was allowed


to spend her junior year studying in Madrid.


Among the other speak-


ers presented by the Club was Dr


gave a brilliant lecture on


Ernesto


history


Castillero, a historian,


railroads


who


of Panama.


An outstanding


social


event of this group was their annual Christ-


mas luncheon


, a gala affair at which Spanish proverbs were read aloud,


and Santa Claus appeared with


gifts for all.


The Union Club orchestra


contributed music for the occasion.


yearly


play


Little


Theater,


On March
followed b


the Society
.e customer


gave


y fiesta.


play


chosen


production


year


was


Entreme's


Salamanca, by Cervantes,


which was cast as follows: Leonarda


Martha


Andrade


Cristina,


Reba


Colberg;


Pancracio


Geor


Shelton


Estu-


diante,
drade:


Luis


Noli


Compadre,


Sacristan
Octavio


, Geor
Fabre


Cowes


This


Barbero,


production


Hiram


was


directed


sponsor


society,


Carson.


audience


expressed


admiration for the historically


correct sixteenth century costumes worn


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Natural


Science


Society


Natural


Science


Society,


which


is sponsor,


was


formed in the latter part of the year


1935,


with the three-fold


purpose


of sponsoring


lectures,


organizing


scientific


field


trips,


promoting


good fellowship.


This


year


Edward


Dombrowsky


was


elected


president,


Jean


Mit-


chell


vice-president,


Wells


Brown,


secretary


treasurer.


Among


interesting


lecturers


presented


Club


year


were Mr. Buckley,


who spoke on


"The Concept of Time,


and on


"Duality


of Waves and Particles


," Mr. Ralph Jensen,


who talked on


"Elementary


Geology


with


Local


Applications,


" Mr.


George


Pring,


Superintendent


of the Missouri Botanical


Gardens of St.


Louis, Missouri,


who


gave an


illustrated


lecture


on the


work


of these Garden


. Frost,


author of Ancient Artisans


, who gave a talk, also illustrated,


on "Animals


Tropics


United


States.


addition


Walter


Lindsay,
lecture,


Experimental


showed


group


Gardens


at Summit,


through


gave


Experimental


a worthwhile


Gardens.


The Society also went on a boat trip through the Panama Canal.


Other


lectures
one by


scheduled


to be


Mr. Buckley on


given


under


"Indeterminancy


auspices


society


and one by Col.


Pills-


bury on


"Health and


Hygiene.


At a


waffle supper


specimens


kept


held


biology


laboratory,


laboratory


a snake


March,


lizard,


were


obliging enough to provide after-supper entertainment in the form of a


contest


which


snake


succeeded


swallowing


lizard,


even


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The


"Conquistador"


The CONQUISTADOR,
The faculty adviser is Miss
The staff is as follows:


Editor-in-Chief -
Assistant Editor


an annual


, was first published in June, 1936.


Moody.


- Frances Anderson
- Edith Baker


Business


Manager


Assistant Business


- Jean
Manager


Mitchell


- Thomas Roth


Sports


Editor


- William Poole


Photographers


- Robert


Lewis


William


Poole, Edward


Dombrowsky










































The


tropical


Collegian


The TROPICAL COLLEGIAN, a mimeographed literary
was begun at the suggestion of Superintendent Williams. Th,


periodical,
e first issue


appeared


on March


1937.


The staff is as follows:


Editor-in-Chief


- Luis Noli


Science


Editor


- Edward


Dombrowsky


Literary


Editor


- Margaret Kuhn


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The


Engineers


The Engineers are one of the most dynamic groups in the College.


Their clannishness


is shown


by their not


permitting


Liberal


Arts


student to remain for more than two minutes in room 304, the Engineers'


drafting


room


on pain


assault


with


erasers


colored


chalk.


Their self-discipline is displayed by the Engineers'


No-Credit


Associa-


, which imposes


fines for infractions of rules.


While at work over


their


descriptive


geometry


Engineers


often


appear


en dishabille


lately,


before


them,


with


example


they


have


become


Charles


inspired


with


Franklin
a desire


Severson,


sartorial


elegance.


Engineers are sponsored


Messrs.


Meadowcroft


Buckley, and their officers are Bill Poole, president ,and Jack Paterson,


secretary-treasurer.


The chief activities


of the group are professional,


social


journalistic.


Engineers are


blind


to "the


must
finer


not be


thin


thought,


of life,


however


" for their


art group,


led by Charles Gornell,
are also noteworthy.


and their chorus,


headed by


"Reds" Thompson,


professional


tures


Engineers'


field
staff.


activities


This


trips.


lectured


of the


year


on the


Engineers


H.1


organization


take the


form


Irwin


of his


of lec-
Office


department,


afterwards the students visited the drafting


designing room at the


Administration


Buildin


They


also


went to


Pedro


Miguel


to see


methods of lock


Ammunition


operation


Dump


overhaul


Commissary


visited
Plant


Naval


at Mount


Dock
Hope.


Other


trips


which


have


either


been


taken


or are planned


are to the


United States Radio Stations at Balboa and Summit,


to the
U. S.


Miraflores


Power


Omaha.


House,


to the


Engineers also


Mechanical


attended three


to Madden


Shops,


Dam,
to the


lectures given


their sponsors, one by Mr.


by the same speaker on


Meadowcroft


Buckley


on "The Concept of Time,


"The Duality of Waves and Particles,


on "Flood


Control,"


one of three public


another
and one
lectures










they have enjoyed a


a "chop


suey


feed"


"bean bust"
is scheduled


at the home of Mr. Meadowcroft, and


June.


The


Engineers


also


part in th

The
Engineer,
publication
Previous*


science picnic" held at Chorrera in May.


journalistic
posted per


talent


iodically


on th


which appeared first


no one


Engineers
: Engineers


on March


suspected


finds


its outlet


bulletin


4, electrified


Engineers


were


board.


This


the College.


capable


such coruscating prose and poignant verse.


Among the more memorable


offerings
calculus


this organ


are Jack


, reprinted elsewhere


the editorial


Engin


other samples


Paterson


in this book,


effusions caused


eers of Walter


Sims.


of the contents of thi


famous


that St.
defection


One of the
s paper, is


latte


proof
Patrick
from t
r, alone;


i reproduced


Integra


was a Jew


ranks


with some
below.


"What


dark


cloud


prevailing


over


Junior


College


recent weeks


The absence of Walter Hugo Sims hangs like


a pall


death


over the dazed


ranks


Engineering


element.


Without


guiding


spirit of Sims the school is undoubtedly doomed to everlasting


confusion and chaos.


Nevermore shall


dull moments be brightened with


cheerfu


laughter,


light,


well-timed


remarks


nevermore


shall


the math class


be amused


his exhibition


expert


chalk-throwing


, most important


we shall


never


again


experience


thrill


of hearing his plans for ingenious inventions,


upon those rare occasions


when


inventive


talents


rose


to the


surface.


morale


Junior


Sims.


College


These


is definitely


lines are


weakened


reverently


with


departure


dedicated


to the


Walter


memory


our departed comrade:


No longer are the portals of this mighty


school of learning,


with


jester


sunshine


since


Sims


gone


away,


We miss his radiant


smile and wit, and even his chalk-throwin


Now has he gone and left us-a successful stowaway.


"Art:


We wish to call attention to Mr.


Charles Gornell'


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most re-


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receive the public renown it so


justly deserves.


We look forward with


great eagerness to the further artistic accomplishments of


our


talented


colleague.


Signed,


Ye Olde Arte Critic.


"Betty


Comley


looked


perfectly


stunning


a black


mustache


and sideburns on April Fool'


s Day


. Her makeup


for the occasion was


furnished by the


Engineers


' Art


Society.


"The


Junior


College


are rapidly


recovering from


a siege of


puppy love induced by the invasion of a bevy of beautiful Southern gals.


It is rumored that


many boys


will spend their vacation in running down


the hometowns of the girls they have fallen for.


"News


flash


Ruthie


Horter seems


to be


one


of Mr.


Campbell


most


promising


proficient


students


in holding


advanced


course,


in Secretarial


hands
which


Trainin


with


been


develops


become


promoted


technique


sitting


on the
Horter.


boss's


When asked to


Campbell


predicts


a brilliant


make a statement


future


Miss


'I'm getting along swell


Engineer, she said,


















w


omen'


Athletics


Bowling was the sport first enjoyed by the


Junior College women.


Some of the women became so expert in knocking down the pins


that


Miss


Louise Hanna, instructor in


physical


education


, arranged


a tour-


nament between the Junior College and the Balboa High School students.


The High


School, of course,


went down to overwhelming defeat. Next,


with Miss Dorothy


Rector as instructor


the women


donned shorts and


essayed tap dancing.


The men seemed to take as much pleasure in watch-


women


"Cornfield"


"Georgia


Quartette"


women


themselves did in


actually performing.


After the class had had an op-


portunity


master


turned to swimming


technique of tap-dancing, their attention


taught by


Mr. H.


was


Grieser, and tennis, coached


Miss


Mitchell


Hanna.


annual


, Margaret McElhone,


tennis
Louise


tournament


Potter,


was


Barbara


held


with


Jean


Walbridge,


berta Johannes,
Margaret Kuhn,


Mary


as the


Mercedes


Mary


Arrieta,


Maguire,


contestants.


Margaret


Mary


When


Haw,


Gulbransen


finals


Marguerite


Helen


been


Horter,


Dudak,
played


Louise Potter emerged as champion,


with Margaret Kuhn as runner-up.


girls


also


received


weeks


Instruction


in golf from Mr.


Charles Peterson.


This was followed by practice. Finally


as an addition-


attraction


on the


women


athletic


program,


Miss


Hanna


year


introduced badminton.


During part of this semester twenty girls


played


this game twice a
again next year.


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Despite the hardships encountered in fulfilling the sports program,


rising


from


lack


man


power,


year


1936-37


been


most successful in the field of men


s athletics since the founding of the


College.
started


The physical


early


latter under


in the


education classes in gymnastics and swimming


year,


former


Henry Grieser, two


helpful


under


and able


Lockridge,
instructors.


addition


to the regular classes the same men arranged a com-


petitive


sport


calendar


College.


first


attraction


was


series of water polo games between the


Working Boys and the College-


High School teams.


The College


contributed three men to the power-


ful student


team:


Shedlock


as goalie,


Poole


Dombrowsky


interchangeable forward and back.


won 2, and the


Of the 5 games played the students


Working Boys


College


men


next


went


high


gear


with


opening


touch


Gornell


football


Wertz.


season.


version


Campbell,
Latimer, Gas


Thompson,


iperi,


Shedlock,


Dombrowsky


Poole,


Kiley,


faro


, Whaler,


played


Michaelsen


November


comprised


December,


team.


College


games


won


5 and


Even


Huskies.


Balboa


High


School


champions,


were


crushed


the College,


with a score of 12 to 5.


in the game


which


against


it won 12 to 0.


te formidable
Thanksgiving


The College team showed


Cristobal


High


School


at its
team,


Day the Junior College High


School All Star


Team was defeated by the


Working Boys.


In January the College men


ran rough-shod


over


feeble com-


petition offered b


interest


Dombrowsky,


y the Balboa High School in softball


after


Poole,


ft-st


Shedlock,


games.


Campbell,


College


Quintero,


and as a


players


Andrade,


result
were
Kiley,


Latimer


, Howes, Shelton,


Gasperi


,Whitney


Alfaro


, and Foley.


February


the tennis


tournament


under


way.


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Stevens.


the singles


faculty


won


three


games


out of


four,


and in the doubles Hosler and Hackett defeated Campbell and Whitney.


During March and April


practice


went on


in track and field, and


on April


a dual meet.


the College and the


Balboa High School track teams held


The College team took the meet against stiff


competition,


with a score of 50 to 40, winning these events: the 120 yard high hurdles,


100 yard


dash, the broad


jump, the high


jump,


pole vault,


220 yard


dash, and


the 440 yard


relay.


Poole,


Shedlock,


Thompson,


Dombrowsky,


Lewis


, Campbell, Gasperi, Kiley,


Brown, and Malone


participated.

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Arts and the


teams


Engineers,


joined


School.


each


league


present


forming


intramural


team


a basket


teams


team.


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Balboa


games


won


High
two.


and the Engineers


' team has lost three and


won one.


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7, a luncheon


was


held at the


Balboa


Play-


shed, the purpose being to earn money to buy uniforms for the


college


boys.


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were


ably


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girls-mostly


freshmen.


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The


Aborigines


of


the


Canal


Zone


Term


Junior


Theme


College


Freshman Composition


Written by a Student in the University


of Pan-America, in 2500


Recent archaeological excavations


in Panama, in the vicinity


of the


famous Canal


which


was totally


destroyed


an earthquake


in 1999,


have brought to light ruins,


which


, from certain barely


decipherable in-


scriptions,


are thought to


the basis of


experts
that a


have


those


the building material


decided


study


building


primitive


Canal


Zone


used,


was


institution


erected


might


Junior


type of
c. 1930.


throw


some


College.
masonry,
Feeling


light


American education as


a whole, I have


done extensive research on this


subject


libraries


North


Central


America,


have


earthed several little-read, quaintly written works,


thought to have been


written by former


instructors in


college.


This paper contains the


fruits of my investigation.


The students were apparently divided into two factions
Arts students, and the Engineers, the former group priding


tolerance and


the Liberal
itself on its


refinement, as contrasted to the narrowness and uncouth-


ness of
quired


the other


more


group,


intellectual


power


latter retorting
nd application


their


than


courses


those


Liberal Arts students,


whom they accused of superficiality


Continuous


dissension


between


groups


culminated


in 1975


in open


war-


fare,


which


, through


superior


physical


strength


Engineers,


resulted in the complete extinction


of the genus


Liberal


Arts.1


The earliest students of


institution occasionally attended classes,


where


they


performed


a course entitled


*t


*


1C Sa


such


crude


Biology)
____


exercises
I writing


** n


as cutting


g up


limericks (


earthworms


class


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1


un-










been a


vague something called


"outside activities."


Finally,


in 1980,


after


a prolonged


steadily


losing


struggle


on the


part


majority
together,


faculty,


to devote


students


their


entire


decided


time


to abolish


to extra-curricular


classes


affairs.


Some of these


were embodied


rites of


certain


mysterious


clubs


known as the I.


., Kappa


Delta Sigma,


and Kappa Epsilon.


cording to one authority1


stood


"International


Revelries


Corporation."'2


material


available


throws


little


light


nature of


inexplicable


other two


reason


societies,


, to have spent


though


considerable


former
le time


seems,


breaking


r some
dishes.


There


was


presumably


course


also


Engineers


students
College


who


without


Non-Credit


d passed
earning


Association,


through


credits.3


composed,
engineering
Diversions


specifically


period


mentioned


in the


are "twirling


accounts


wax,


Junior


" "knocking the


College


pill,"


during
"going


on beach
civilized


binges.
pursuits.


One


can


Since Mr.


only


Floyd


guess


at the


Buckley,


nature


Instructor


these


Chemistry,


often
College


alluded


to by


our


faculty,


authorities


always


displayed


"the playboy
more interest


Junior


in social


fairs than


in academic work


was


placed


in charge of


the College


under


was also


regime.4


Roger


Hackett


retained as dancing instructor,


Department


but since there


was


of History
no longer


any need for the rest of the faculty


they


devoted


their


remaining


years


they returned to the States,


to lecturing


writing


where
on the


life of the American in the tropics.5


Hackett


, Roger C


Chicago


The Decline and Fall of Intellectual Life in the C


Bandanna University Press,


1990.


2 vols


I: 100 ff


III Stewart


Thomas


College Days in the Tropics.


United States Ambassador to Great Britain


London


Diplomatic Press,


1950


Meadowcroft


151.


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Like all aboriginal peoples, these students were fond of noise-making:


banging


their


the drafting


locker


room.


doors,


One


yodelling
member


in the


corridors


faculty


was


whistling


so tragically


affected
hospital


these disturbances


mental


cases. 1


that she


Other


was


a time


evidence


confined


barbarism


in a
these


students is shown in the callous way in which


they were accustomed to


quizzes.


What these were we are unable to determine,


they


not survive


been
dates
only


killed


are


in the
these
other


modern


college,


aborigines.
occupations


"Pulling


frequently


guess at the nature of these, but they


them,
boners


mentic


have a


doubtless


, having


"dragging


ned.


can


sinister sound.


to the health


the students


seems


to have


been


good,


except that


during the first forty years or so of their history they were susceptible


periodic


epidemics


called


"term


papers


semester


exams.


The aborigines' knowledge of the fine arts seems to have been negligible,


only


handicrafts


mentioned


being


"apple-polishing


"table-


carving.


On the


whole, however, these aborigines seem


to have


been entirely


harmless


reasonably


intelligent.


Except


feud


between


Liberal


Arts Students


Engineers,


they


were


peaceful


democratic


their


attitude


toward


one


another,


friendly


with


other


tribes,3
clusion


"My


Though


their


docile


t me quote
experience
.," writes


they
own,


in their


from


in teaching


Miss


preferred


with


relationships


memoirs


g Composition


Katherine


on most
puzzling


Jessup,


occasions
references


their


teachers.


their


to the


was


to speak
to such


con-


instructors


engineers


an interesting


a curious


thin


one


jargon
Diesel


Dombrowsky,


Edward


(editor).


Stenographic Report


of the Rav-


ings of Miss Dorothy Moody


Case 46720.


Thesis Submitted to the


Medical School of the University of California in Partial Fulfillment


n - --


Requirements
i rAr


rI ii IZ U4t r


an M


degree


Berkeley


: University










engines a
tempts to


sticks,


they


were


really


most


teach them English as spoken by the


cooperative


layman.


in my


"And"


at-
says


Campbell,


"While


was often embarrassed by the admiring


glances cast on me by the young ladies


of the College, and sometimes


to call


them


to accounting,


intercept


their


shorthand


notes


dictate to


them sharply,


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Mock


Minutes


of


Student


Association


Meeting


Canal


Zone


Junior


College


Student


Association


(full


name,


please, for this is a body of the utmost importance)


held a special meet-


at 11


a.m


., February 24, in the Science Lecture Room.


The meeting


was called to order by His Mightiness,


President Wroth.


Mattie


B. moved


reading


minutes


be dispensed


with.


Dombrowsky rose to state that the fact that Miss Mitchell's


friends
suspect


often


moved


they


were


to omit


never


reading


written.


minutes


was


declared


made


out of


him


order


by the chairman.


Miss B'


motion


was voted on and


passed.


Noli moved a resumption of hostilities between the


journalists


literati.


with


This


the comment,


motion
course


was seconded by the president himself,


am entirely


unbiased


in this


matter,


all the same


think the Junior College would rather have a news-


paper than a magazine.


Miss


Anderson


rose to


a point


order,


reminding the


president


that he was not supposed to express personal opinions on matters before


the house.


The president declared the point well taken,


but added in a


piercing


stage


whisper,


'"Let


's have a


newspaper,


anyway,


though


Herr


voice of


Doctor


journalism


Dombrowsky moved that the organization


dedicate itself instead


to an


organ


ignore the
devoted to


the interests of art and science.


"I move the


previous question


cried Miss


Fitzpatrick.


There en-


sued


cries


"There


was


no previous question.


motion


was


never properly


seconded."


"Then I


second and third it too


" roared Mr.


Fisher.


"When I


was


Kingfisher in my old pond, at the Military


Academy at-


" Loud


cries


of "Out with him!"


Hear, Hear


"Question, question


interrupted


him.


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"No,"


said the president.


"Then,


said Miss Howard,


"I make a third motion, that we consid-


er these motions out of


order and adjourn for lunch.


"Motion


out of


order,


cried


perspiring


president.


move


consideration


Dombrowsky's


motion,


which


was not only seconded but thirded,"


shouted M.


Poole.


object,"


shouted


Miss Maguire.


"The


Liberal


Arts students are


trying to run the college!"'


"The


present


battle


between


newspaper


exponents


magazine
Engineers.


exponents,


motions


said


hereby


president,
declared


not the


null


Liberal


Arts


void."


"I move that we settle the matter by single combat,"


said Mr. Noli,


myself


representing the


magazine


forces


Wroth


news-


paper,


winner take all."


"I move that we all take part in the


countered Mr.


war and limit it to one week,


Wertz.


"No,


" shrieked Miss


Phillips,


"We'll fight it out on these lines if it


takes all


year.


"Water,


water


gasped


president.


"The


vice-president


please take the chair.
"We'll just stop
Vice-president Foley


I'm exhausted!"


foolishness


firmly,


as he


mounted


have


a magazine,


rostrum.


"It's


said
much


more dignified and will encourage
about expressing our views in meeti


us not to be so timid and unassertive
ngs." And with the exception of Mr.


Fisher,


who


remained


among the


wreckage to


continue


monologue


about his military school, the


meeting adjourned


sine die.











Biology


Lab


This


Afternoon


"All


right,


ball.


Don't


stand


there


wooden


images,"


instructed Mr. Lee, above the din


out instruments, turning


of students talking,


on the water faucet,


laughing, taking


phewing at the alcoholic


odoriferousness of the


frogs


they


were


to dissect.


"Oh, Mister Lee-ee--ee!"


came the


thin wail of the Jeep.


"Come


here


this my stomach and


spleen?"


"This


is the female,


isn't it,


Lee ?


said


Tom


Roth,


stopping


the badgered


prof.


answered


"Don't call me names," hissed back


, pointing.


Tom in an undertone.


"Tom gave his


heart to me, Mr.


Lee,


" explained Betty Comley


she pointed out "oracles" to
"That was nice of Tom,


the professor.
" replied Mr. I


"Mine was broken."
2ee, "but don't you go parad-


ing it on your


sleeve.


That


s a good heart there-not a crack in it."


"Mr.


Lee,


" queried


Eleanor


Denni


want


to keep


brain as a specimen?"


"I've


taken


trousers


him,


shouted


over


Shedlock's


shoulder.


whirled,


then


heaved


with


relief-


dfro~'s


skin


And Culbert sang out in a loud


wail.


"Twenty-one years is an awful long time.


"This


nervous


system


is making


me nervous,


said


Mary


Gul-


bransen, as she


calmly


belied her words


in actions


that accomplished


a good deal.


"Oh


, there, darn it,


I broke open my skull."


"How awful!


have no


liver,


gasped Margaret Kuhn.


"Oh


look


here


frogs


together


back


bottle.


Such


companionship


wonder


whose-


"Can't you guess


Baker and Anderson


's frogs.


"U-ri-style










Mock


Balance


Sheet


ASSETS


LIABILITIES


College
Make-up
tion


telephone


saved


during


initia-


Clothes


torn


initiation


scrambles


Cost


new


brooms


. Extra speech training in halls


. Jokes posted
bell


. Bruce
. Jean


Edgerton
Mitchell's


Dombrowsky's tall


. Pat ]
my
. Mr.


Pierce s


"drag


Camp-


gallantry


sweeping up


Time


spenl


closing
college


I in
trick


building


Depreciation


from


tales


. Wear


with


photographers, etc.
Hackett's collections


boners


Witty


compositions of Wertz,


Paterson, and Severson


. Mr.
. Lee's


Campbell's haberdashery


s3


good


deed


a day


. Artistry of carvings on school
furniture
. Taxis run by Baker and Brew-
erton
. Skill of faculty men in tennis
. James Spalding's smooth man-


peanut shells
opening and
windows in


g
dictionaries


overuse


and
halls


tear on furniture
(Send bill to J.


Fisher)


Expenditures for razor blades
and rubber aprons for stu-
dents operating second-hand


mimeograph


. Mental
ards
from


stress ca
to Willie


season


machine


used


haz-


Shakespeare
n winds


Cost of postage to boys corres-


ponding
girls
Slowing 1
Annual


with


as size


Gulf


Park


progress
of staff


creases


Mr.


Hosler's


-h


sense


. Steadying influence


by suc
Percy,
F. Ma


Literary
Palmer,
Kuhn,
hone


20. "Fi"


Working
Paterson,


humor


imparted
people as


Anderson,


guire


ability of
Anderson,
Walbridge,


r arlnit


Stevens,
Baker,
McE1-


Failure of college students to
patronize college dances


Cost


dents


ing gum
Absence c


between


keeping
supplied


rooters
Liberal


certalr
with


chew-


at games
Arts and


Engineering factions


. Repeated


postponement


rA to nrf


rnnt'


ner


R1IPrh P1P


l r i


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Mock


Intelligence


est


SE


Mathilde


Brewerton


's first


venture


cardom


was


Haughty


Mehitable.
Bostick never needs money for a haircut.


After nine weeks of


tap dancing, the women of the college were


noticeably proficient.


Bruce Edgerton slouches most


disgracefully al


the time.


Victor Armstrong has never been seen chewing on a pencil.
Mr. Lee wouldn't think of subscribing to the new magazine, Life.


The Canal Zone


Junior College closed


during the


four


days


Carnival,


order that


the students could


enjoy themselves


to the utmost.
Dombrowsky


roving


bachelor-with no


"better


half."


B's-you've


heard


them,


sure-


make up the


Initial


Quartet.


white


tables-bemarked


with


"fools"


names-at


each


end of the hall are for


STUDYING between classes.


Mr. Carson


"speeds


" about in a new car this year.


most


important


school


notices


appear


Engineer's


Bulletin Board.
There is one room in the college where the motto is "Two minutes,


or--


(Further


hint-the


means


a dusty


wham


an eraser smeared with


colored chalk dust


And is it Hard


to wash off!)

LTIPLE CHOICE
Sinainry far to nnrn o n irmnnr vrn c 3ln rr rrbr'yn ,l 0


I _










The college students suffered for many weeks for


lack


cokes


cold


cigarettes)


COMPLETION


The little girl


n the bi


car is


The sophomore boy who hates to be interrupted is


favorite


greeting


biological


class


is "Always


; never early


prize


dance
.The


couple
former


fitted


most


snugly


under


chin


the latter.


college


student


"starred"'


was-----


introductory


speech


created


such


a furore


surprise


laughter


year


conspicuous for its lack of

MATCHING


was


given


was


Methods of Locomotion


to the College


zz" Campbell


Bicycle
Skates


Ted Dombrowsky
Mathilde Brewerton


"Billy Goat"


Louise Potter


4. Penelope
5. Motorcycle


Bob


Lewis


-56.


"The Cage"


Margaret Kuhn


car


Fashions Followed by College


Studes


. Slacks


Bow ties


(pink & black)


"Vic"


Armstron


Harry Wertz


3.


((New"









Listen


You


Shall


Hear


. The radio whistle call of


2.
- -3.
4.


decisive


The cowboy


tread


song


The wild, turkey


Mar jorie Bullock
Culbert Shedlock


Tom Roth


Harry


Wertz


laugh of

Contemporaries -- oh, quite contemporary


Wells Brown
Bruce Edgerton
Charles Severson


Margaret Haw


Ethel


Deeney


Margaret Comins


Armando


Gasperi


Betty


Phillips


Solenberger


Mathilde Brewerton


Childhood


Diseases and their


Victims


. Maurice Brown


. Mumps
. Measles


"Spic


Sprained


Victor
Betty


" Itch


Ankles


Armstrong


Nolan


Kathyleen


Reed


Solenberger


Pseudonymns Heard Frequently


----2
-- -- _2-

3
--4
----5


-<7.o


. Willie
. Rosy


Reds
Winnie
Auntie


The Jeep


No hints on this one


't.


3.
14.


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An


Exercise


in


Speech


Class


Mr. Dombrowsky, Prince of Devils, welcomes


Mr. Poole,


latest recruit to his ranks.


Fellow


we have


great


I have a
pleasure


great


surprise


welcoming


store


earth's


you.
most


wicked criminal to our dusky, evil underworld, our world of hatred and


terror. It is indeed seldom


we do Mr.


we greet anyone as enthusiastically


William Poole.


thousands


who


daily


enter


our


kingdom,


are given


distinction for their crimes.


They are tortured, burned, tortured-more


and more!


Sometimes,


however,


comes an exceedingly


millions


, evil,


rat-like


who enter


human


our


being.


gates,
These


welcome


our


ranks,


bestowing honors upon


them


celebrating their arrival.


Poole


obviously


deserves


heartiest


welcome


widest


celebration possible, for he is the lowest, most evil,


and most murderous


individual


ever


cross


these


gates,


except,


course,


myself.


Lest any


of you doubt my word, let me tell of a few of Mr. Poole's


more noteworthy deeds. Between the ages of twelve and fifteen years he


first attracted our notice. He was living


on a farm at the time, and be-


cause his father made him
ran over his mother with a


work, he


pushed him down


tractor, and


roasted


the empty well,


baby sister in


oven.
fifteen


This beginning was


twenty


indeed a good


decided


one,


between


improvement.


the ages of


time


he killed


four
hope


preachers


blind men, a
. During the


becoming


lame
years


man,
from


burned
twenty


genius,


a church, and beat up
to twenty-five we lost


as his


only


serious


crime


was running the owner


of the sawmill


where


was working through


the plant. At twenty-seven, after having been in the asylum for a


year,


Tonight


officers of hell


black-hearted


he showed


During


a murderous










It was a lucky day for us when that bomb went off, for we need evil


men such as


in our


administrative


positions.


To honor him, and to show


ers and evil past,


our appreciation for


his many murd-


it has been suggested that he be made first


lieutenant


torture


board of


room


devils.


This


suggestion


the meantime


later


we extend


to him


discussed


our


hottest greet-


ings, and celebrate his arrival from the earth.


Poole's


Response


cannot


truthfully


state


cherished


no hopes


entering


your ranks, but I can say that I did not expect such a hearty welcome as


your


colleagues


have


bestowed


upon


me. Deep


down


in my


black heart I have always hoped to win


deeds.


your esteem for my unique evil


With this ambition as a driving spur, I have been able to perfect


my methods and to execute my criminal acts


most skillfully.


Indeed,


am certain


have found


the secret


of the


perfect crime.


mean


perfect in the sense that the criminal


is able


to escape detection,


in the sense


among his victims.


stirs


In my short but


maximum


detailed study


confusion


of the


horror


reactions of


masses,


have found


striking and most lasting effect.


it is


novel


crime


that has


For example, suppose that I had


most
been


merely


an ordinary malicious criminal


with the


instincts of


a butcher,


who would chop up a few people and then get caught and electrocuted


as a murderer.


My name would be in the headlines for a few days, but


, 0 mighty ruler of the


Underworld


would never have noticed me.


Instead of this, I devise clever schemes, such as blowing up funerals or


setting fire to schools.
am sent to an asylum,


If I am caught, I am not electrocuted, but instead


from which I soon escape.


cannot help regret-


ting my


untimely


as the result


of that faulty


explosion,


much work left to do


and much more to


a


learn


from the human sheen.










in an act of destiny.


In me you have the spirit of evil of the 20th century.


In me you have the complete embodiment of all the technical knowledge


of this


modern


world, in the field of human


torture and suffering.


am the one


who


loads


unloaded guns.


am the one


who


spreads


tacks on the bad curves


gas in


people


of highways.


's houses when they


am the one


are gone,


waiting


who
only


turns on


long enough


at their return to


watch the explosion.


It is I


who


put ground glass in


the flour at the mills. Brethren in Hades, I will not disappoint you


Somewhat


More


Serious


Exercise


of


the


Speech


Class


evening


February


a public debate was held in the


Music Room on the subject: Resolved,


that advertising as


practiced


the United States today is more harmful than beneficial.


Luis Noli and


Lena Mae Howard comprised


the affirmative team


and Patricia Pierce


and Thomas Foley the negative.


were Mr.


Hackett, Mr.


Cecil Rice,


and Mr. Subert Turbyfill.


The affirmative won by a vote of two to one.


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St.


Patrick


was


Jew


Proved by


Integral Calculus


We shall attempt


to prove that St.


Patrick is equal to or the same


as Einstein


who


, everyone will admit, is a Jew.


other words


Patrick


d (Irish)


Einstein


- infinity)


The limits are 0 to


finity


because the


- in-


Irish


are all blank
Now, as Saint is a constant word in any language we shall remove it from
the integral:


Therefore


we have


(Patrick)
- infinity)


d (Irish)


But,


as can be seen


the word


"trick


appears in this integral.


There-


fore as all Irish are


tricky and as Einstein performs tricky mathematics


we can say that the word


"trick"'


is common to both and can be eliminat-


Therefore we have


d (Irish)


Einstein


- infinity)


Before we go any further we must recognize that Einstein -
Now as Pa or father is the stupidest of animals because
married a woman to be a father, therefore we must integrate


=man.
he must have
e until we are


exhausted


(which


- infinity)


to make


man


out of Pa.


Therefore


= Einstein.


ow as the constant


could very


well be the abbreviation for


=


"'St,"














Limericks,


and


Consider the case of Bill


Lyrical,


Otherwise


Poole,


Who said


am not such


a fool


As to think by defiance


natural


science


I can cancel a chemical rule.


A maiden


who


lived at


Gamboa


Saw her


fiance off to Genoa.


Said


generous


miss


And


th


"I will give you one kiss,
en I will give you Same


There
Who


was a gym


slipped


teacher named Hanna,


on a oeel of banana.


As she lav
,d


on her side


More stars she espied


Than there are in the star-s


pangled banna


Said Dolores,
Sermonizing,


"I fiercely resent


however


well


meant.


And
Will


if Mr.


Carson


a parson


Myself


from


class


absent!"


Lousy,


oa!


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Your psychology teacher will measure
Your cerebral appendage with pleasul
With ruler metallic
Your index cephalic
He'll record in a graph at his leisure!


The companions of charming Miss Baker
Testify "We will never forsake her,
But if she is late
In keeping this date,
We'll be awfully tempted to shake her!"


A flip
To her


And


)ant young mademoiselle
psych. teacher said, "I rebel.
Indeed I don't like you
To find out my I. Q.
wish you would go straight to


Oh that maddenin
Whose lips were
Had not d(
Her from
What stories she n


g maiden Mathilde
relentlessly sealed!
ourness deterred
saying a word,
night have revealed!


A typist named Mary
Dropped her shorthan
Her employer
You have falle


d
S3
n


Maguire
notes into
aid "Dear,
, I fear
IniL rl, :...


the mire.


e
re.


hell !"


p-


















Mr. Percy, a brave Engineer,
In his math classes trembles with fear.
Crying "Professor, have mercy
On poor ignorant Percy,
And wipe off that horrible leer!"


"Reds
We sh


" has gone to
all miss our rec
But what's thi
In tones loud
Arthur making


P


4ew
-hea
Swe
and
the


York, v
ded pet.
hear
clear?
"Met."!


ve regret.


Said a boy
" 'Tis but
Of
Fro
Delivered


of a bulge in his jacket,
voluminous packet
Acts and conjectures
n historical lectures
>v our Mr. Hackett!"


Avouched Harry, otherwise Wertz,
I despise these indolent squirts
Who do nothing but shirk,
While I do the work."
His friends shouted loudly, "Oh nertz!"


A youth from Balboa named Foley
Asserted, by all that is holy:
"As to plots communistic,
I am most pessimistic.
They are wrecking us, surely, though slowly!"










Archibald

alias


Kenrick

"Snowb


Bostick


iii"


His Commentations upon the Goin


on in the World of Today


When asked what


his opinion
love affair


the century, (the
Wally-Edward VIII


affair
after


*


Snowball,


much


and s
"good
words,


mutter-


stumbling
diction-


said


a grave


voice:


command-
"De King


am mad foah Wally


Wally
foah d<
Mind i
see ifn


am not mad


King,


ma


man.


waidt


Wally


make a fool out ob


de Kin


After the Carnival parade this year, Snowball said of some of those


who were attired in bathin


suits on the American Red Cross


Life Savin


float


"Ah don


undestan


why de white boys cyan


parade in town nude


when de black boiy must covah up


im nakedness.


' ah does


tink dat


ifn one


cause


ob dem dere boi


ys does fall down wit pneumonia it gone be be-


'eat ob de day when it open up the pores, make row wit the


system when de cold wind blow down


ard from de


human


'eaben above.


One day when Snowball was cornered in the hall with a long broom


I










wit de officers." It so happens that the Ninth Battalion was an artillery
outfit behind the lines. It was here that Snowball loaded ammunition


wagons.


Commentin


was


heard


g upon
to say


very


possibilities of
emphatically,


another


"Yes,


World


War,


does


Snow-


dere


am


gone be a nex wah, foah every day in de pyapa
various nations becoming vexed wit one anudder.


tions am ob no account because it don


h dere am news ob de
An' de League ob Na-


make Italy give back Etiopia to


Haile Selassie.


Whenever


one


wants


time, Snowball will say,


to get


"Una must wa


the College building before it is
idt until dat bell ring befoah una


cyan make entrance


heah.


Dem


am de odahs dat


as received."


When he spies someone placing his


foot upon the wall


of the Col-


lege Building, he says:


"Come man, huh,


Una make a man work plenty around


'heah.


take una foot from


An Mistah


dere.


Williams when


'im see dat mark,


'im say dat I


don'


clean around


' heah at all."


Snowball is a member of the Panama Canal West Indian Employee


Association, the Panama


Canal West Indian Death Benefit


Association,


the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, the Independent Order of Odd


Fellows,


Manchester


Central American


District


Unity
Grand


Friendly


Society


Masters and


Board


which


governs


of Directors,


Federal


Postal


Employee's


Association


Denver,


Colorado, the As-


sociate League of Panama City, and


the 224th division of the


Universal


Negro


Improvement Association.


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Faculty B E l f M. WI LLIA MS Su perinte nd e n t o f th e Canal Z o n e Sch ools FRED W. HOSL E R. l'ean of the Canal Z o n e Junior College Floyd Buckl ey, Instructo r in Physi c al S cienc es W E Campbell, Ins t r uctor in Comm e rci a l Education Chalmers S. Carson, In structor in Rom a nce Languag e s Roger C. Hackett, Instructor in S o cial S c i e n c e s Louise Hann:t Instructor in Phys i c al Educ atiOn Katherine E Jess up In structOr in Eng li s h H enry J G ri es er, Instructor in Phys i ca l Education George O. L ee Instructor in Bi o lo g i ca l S c i e n ces G. C. Lockridge Insh'uctor i n Phys i c al Educatio n A J. Meadowcroft, Instructo r in Math e mati cs a nd Eng in eering Dorothy Moody Instruc t o r in Englis h D ean of Women M yrtle Whaley, Libraria n Members of the faculty as pictured, left to right: back rOW: Mr. Ca m pbe ll Miss Jessup Mrs. Baker, Mr. Carson, Mr. Hackett. F r o n t l'OW: Mr. H os l e r Mr. M eado w c r oft, Miss Moody, Miss W h a l ey, Mr. Bu ckley, Mr. Lee. PACE FO R CONQU1 STADO ll

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CAN A L Z 0 N E CONQU1STADOH JUNIOR COLLEGE SOP 11 0 ?II 0 H E G HORACI O F. ALFARO PANAMA Oll e o f th e Spani s h sLudenLs sLudy in g e n g in ee r ing is Horacio Combining Lhese t wo c h a racL e r i sLics. h e i s a m embe r o f th e Spani s h C l u b a nd th e E nll;ineers' Club AfLe r l eaving th e Canal Zo n e Junio r Co llege, h e w ill aLLe nd th e CaL h o li c U ni ve r siLy o f Am e rica. in WashingL n D. C t o pur s u e hi s s tudj es in e lectri c a l e n gineerin g. hobb y i s philately. WINNI E FRANCES A NDERSO[\ \ C l ass VicePresid en; Miss A nd e r so n's f a n s, w h o have seen h e r in wri nkl e d. so me tim es sour r o l es, wil l b e surprise d L a learn Lha t in p r i v a t 8 I i f e s h e i s yo un g a nd eas), t o look at. I n interviews s h c i s self d eprecat o r y, but from o th e r s we l ea rn that durin" h e r l a s t sem es t e r in Junior Co llege, b es id es b e i n g as a l wa ys, a prim e mover in sev e r a l o r gan i zatio n s. a nd e d i t i n g th e annua l s h e has h eld a libra r y l ea rn e r s hip, vet mainta in e d h e r A average. 1 s h e survives s h e win sp,ukl thro u g h life as s h e h a s thro u g h collell;e. HTRAM Z. A NDRADE CUBA S port s and horseracing are Hiram's g reaL es L hobbies. H e seem s t o f ind t i m e h o wever. t o carryon hi s enginoerin q course i n th e C. Z. J. C a nd t o b e l o n g t o th e S p a ni h Cl"h a nd Engineers' C lu b. Afte r gradua t io n h e will stud\, e l ectrica l e n gineerin g a t the Unive r si t y o f Califo rni a al B e r ke ley. W e w o nd e r if h e will find hi s there? EDlTI-l WEEKS BAKER PANAJ\I A What w ill w e r e m embe r about EdiLh? No. n o t her p ro c r ast i nation ; not even h e r da s h i n g s t y l e o r dri ving RaLh e r t h e piquanL b l e nd of quaintness and sophis t i cation in h e r p e r sonality; th e c h a r m tha t inves t s even her mo, t casual writing; and m os t of all, p erha p s h e r p r o digal way of pro mi s in g h e l p a nd of -practi ca ll y a I ways!makin g good o n h e r promi ses. PAGE SEVEN

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L '\ L Z 0 \ E I r PACE EICHT J t 'i l O R COL L E C E SOPHOMORES DOROTHY BRAY I N DIANA eerning l y quiet. seem in g l y un obtrus iv e, i s thi s p o i se d a nd di gn i fied m e mb e r o f our c l ass. Great wa s ou r s ur pri s e t o f ind a wealth o f humor b ehind that reserved ex t erior. Doroth y pi l o t e d th e I. R C thro u g h a s u ccess ful lear w h e n s h e wa s a fr eshman. And what i s thi s w e h ea r about p each s h o rtcake? MATHILDE BREWERTON NEW J E RSEY V i vac i o u s, happy-go -lu c k y Mathild e bubbles ove r with zes t a nd j ov i a lity. The p irit a nd wit o f a n y ga th e rin g l eave w ith h er. Underneath h e r h appy s mil e and care fr ee so n g o n e find s a true a nd faithful fri e nd. A club h o u se co k e. a F o rd roads t e r. and West P o int are M ally's weaknesses. WELLS BROW T T EXA On e o f th e f e w m e n s tud e nts in th e Department o f Lib e r a l A rt s. We ll s i s sec r e t a ry-treasure r o f the Natura l Sc i e n ce Soc i e t y a nd v i cepresid e nt o f th e l. R C. Hi s I!:r ea t es t hobby i s p h o tography, but h e a l so s p end much tim e r ea ding collec tin g s tamp s The Un iver s it y o f T exas i s his goa l n ex t year. MARJORIE A I BULLOCK CANAL ZONE Id en tifi e d by h e r naturally curl y h a ir a nd h e r infec t io u s laugh Marjorie i s int e r es t e d i n bi cycling, swimming, a nd t ennis. Her c hi e f accomplis hm e nt i s her mas t e r y o f popu lar pieces on the piano. h e ex p ec t s t o en t e r a bus in es sc h oo l i n Ba ltimore next year. o QUIST'DOR

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C A :>' A L Z 0 1\ E CONQUISTADOR J l lOR COLLEGE SOP H 0 1 1 G Il E S REBA LI LLI Al\ COLBERG Pi\i\A \lA A lthough s h e left u s for h a lf a yea r. Reba returned. I n h e r freshman year s h e h e ld th e chair o f sec r e tar\ of th e Spani h Club. a nd s h e ha s s h own her dra m a ti c abilitl in bu,h of th e Spani s h p lays and in Babbill' s B oy. S h e ex p ec t s t o go th e California S t a t e \ursinp; Sc h oo l n'xt year. H e r tw o h o bbies are and ho\s' handke r c hi efs. "D\\, ARD FRA \1( DOMBROWSI(Y Class Presidenl Ted's s p e c i a l haunt i s th e biology laboraton. and a< assistant t o Mr. L ee h e ha s been IeI') s u cceEs ful. D espitp th e [a c t th a t h e i s kept bus) being p r esi dent of th e soph o more class. pres id e nt o f th e \ atural Sc i e n ce Soc-ietl. and sc i e n ce edito r o f t he Tr opica l Coll egian, h e h as f 'lUne! tim e t o go Ollt for f oo tb a ll a nd softhall. P'\'1\5YLI'.\ "\IA From Pennsli",nia. comes H e l en Louise to join u s. A member of th e S p a ni s h Club a nd th e an nu al staff i s s h e Outside of th e class room. H e l e n delotes h e r tim e t o co ll ec l ing o r c hid s and carrying o n a copiou s cor respondence wilh people in foreign countries. LUC I LE DUGAN CANAL ZONE Although not a regular member of our g raduating class. "Tootie" has b een among u s for a year and a half. Blonde Lu c ill e s three great passions are swimming. baseball. and h or<;ebac k riding. After l eal' inp; h ere. s h e intends to s tud y nursing a t th e Ge n e r a l H ospi t a l in Minneapolis. Minn eso t a. PAGE NINE

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C \ \ \ L Z () E PAGE TEN Jl.\IOR o L LEe E SOPHOMORES IIARIE FIDELIS GALLIVAN CANAL ZONE One of th e tiniest girls in th e co llege is Marie. A l t h ough a commercia l s tudent. s h e ha s found time to belong to the Dramatic Society and th e Spanish Club. She is inter ested in th e Girl Scou t s and is now a lieut enant i n th a t organization. She may be recognized by her l ove l y h a ir and neat appearance. LEi\A MAE HOWARD i\Jember of many clubs, compete nt ad"ertising manager for Broken Dishes, debater, actress. and member of the annual staff is Lena Mae Her c hi ef interest s are physical educa tion. Girl Scouts. and classical dancing. Through h e r, we hav e gained a detailed knowledge of Rutland, Vermont, and most of its inhabita n ts. ROBERTA GUY JOHANNES CANAL ZONE Roberta has the distinction of being the only woman studen t in the mathematics class and the Engineers' Club. With Roberta, act ion s speak louder than words, a fac t proved by her work on the tennis court and in a game of volley ball. MARGARET McLHONE CANAL ZONE The I rish in us is represented by Margaret. Her dark hair, lovely blue eyes, and her sweet smile are her ou t standing characteristics. A comme r cia l student is
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CAN A L Z 0 N E CONQUISTADOR JUNIOR COLLEGE SOPHOMORES MARY FAITH MAGl'lR CANAL ZONE Dep e ndability and dignity are words which characte riz e Mary Faith in office and classroom. 0 mere effic i e nt r o b o t i s s he, how eve r, but a g irl with a rich se ns e of humor and 2 sp irit of her own. She plans to remain on th e Isth mus aftel' graduation. HELEN JEAN MITCHELL CANAL ZONE Class Secrelary-Treasurer J ean i s doomed to an incomplete existence. She will never know what it is like to have an enemy; not because she is a milk and water miss, however, for as her record in college offices s how s, she has clever ideas and force, as well as ta ct. Havin g staunchly weathered Qualitative Anal)sis this year, she will go next to th e U. o f C at Lo s Angeles. where s h e will prepare to be a laborato!,) l echnician. LUIS CARLOS l\OLI C. PANAMA As president of the Spanish Club for two yea rs, Lui s s how ed his ability as an executive. Also, as a member of the I. R C, he proved an e ffi cient interpreter o n th e trip to Costa Rica. In the Dramatic Society, he served as bu siness manager for Brokell Dishes. and acted in Trifles. He is also the editor of the Tropical Collegian, and has worked at the Pallama American for four years. There seems t o be no end to his accomplishments. MARY NETTA ORR CANAL ZONE One of the two Junior College students who are members of th e advanced accountancy class is Mary Netta. A memo bel' of Kappa Epsilon and a conunercial student, she spends her leisure time as a leader of the Brownies in the Girl Scouts. One of her favorite hobbies is reading with a ven geance. PAGE ELEVEN

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( .\ \ .\ L Z 0 \ E I \ G I T \V r:: LV E J I \ lOR SOPHOMORES DOLORES VIRCI,!t\ PALMER V Bel"!A The stage l osl a g r e at actress wh e n D o l o r es P d ec i d ed against actin g as a career. H e r imitatio n of the V ill age Idi o t i s a work o f art. S h e claims that h e r lif e i s ce nt e r ed around her g r ea t fri en ds. Muri a l P .. Marjorie B. a nd Mattie B. S h e expect s t o attend coll ege in th e South "fh leavin g Juni o r College. PATRI C I A Ai'ii\E PIERC E NEW YORK Tall. b l o nd. aristoc rati c l ooking Patty ma y b e seon thro u g h th e h a ll s a t almos t any tim e o f th e day. Member of se vera l clubs a nd a bug f o r w o rk i s s h e We a ll kn Oll" h e r familiar se n t e nc e I h a t e t o brin:<; up I h e Arm\' again. but' a nd it i s u sually a good i d ea W I L L IAM R POOLE CANA L P re,i dp nt o f Ihe Engi n ee rs' C l u b a nd laborato r y ass i stant to \if ... Bu c kley i, Bill. H e exp ec t s t o go t o Ca rnegi e T ec h t o m e t allurg ical e n g i neerin g afte r h e r e His c hi e f p ass i o n i s saili ng. a nd. o f course. hi s car m av he seen parke d in front of th e last h ouse o n th e Pra d o a l most any ni g ht. KATHYLEEI\ H ARRIE T R EED W I Sr-ONS I \, f r om Viroqu a Wi sco n s in. co m e s K a th v l ee n. K indheart c d. hard-workin g Kath ) l ee n i s always r eady t o h e l p. S h e h a b ee n a m e mber o f th e Dramatic Club and \ltural Sc i e n ce Sn("i e t ) both of h e r ) ears i n co llege_ a nd has fou nd lime t o a ir her dramatic ahility in The Fam i l y Failing an d Br o k e n Di s h es. S h e h a a l so disting ui s h e d hNseJ[ n th e an nu a l s taff thi s year. (" 0 Q l 1ST II

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ZaN E CO\QL IST\DOH .J L" \' lOR COL LEG E SOP II 0 0 Il E S THO}lAS FRA.\CIS ROTH, JR CANAL ZO:\E \0 51uggard i s Torn Roth. H o ld e r of e veral offices as a freshman. h e h o ld s e ven m o r e thi s year. As preside nt o f th e Student A ssoc iati o n and of th e T. R. c.. h e ha s more than proved hi s compe t e n ce. T o him. as ac lor in \ a ri o ul;; p I al's. particulariv in th e leadin g r ole o f Br oke n Di, he.<. all honor. H e exp ec t s to r e main o n the Canal Z one after C HARLE:. F'Hr\\,KLL\' SEVERSO\,. JR. WASH I NGTON. O. C. T,,!I. l c habodish. h e l e ad s e n ginee r s int o bowti e scrapes . \ 5 f o r Ih ose cas ual A's th e cries a nd s i g h s th ey ha\r ca u se d would fill a bu s h e l basket. H ea ling. thou gh. i s in tha l gamin grin! C ADYS AvlY SHELTO'l PA NA.:\J .\ On pf ou r mid) ear graduat es is Gladys. S h e is well kllown for h e r ability to talk fas t e r th a n an),one e l se ill ,,, h oo l. 10 s t o f h e r l e i sure hours are s p en t in dahblinl! in s lIch int e resting things as f e n c ing. music and reading. Since l eaving u s s h e h as ob t ai n ed em pl!>ym en t a t th e Panama A ge n c i es. Jus t another s u ccess ful co mm e r c ial s tud ent. \HT H lIR THOMPSON CANAL ZONE Big. ruddy. goo d.h ea rt e d R e d. Present on a ll the dan ce committees i s h e and a very successf ul commi tt ee ma' l. LOO. Aft e r finis hin g his e lectrica1 e ngineerin g course h e r e h e h o p e t o get a j ob on th e Canal Zone. "Red" '\5 that h e i s int erested in s in gi n g a nd th e Gulfport g irls. PoIGE THIIlTEEN

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FRA:\K H. MORRICE PANAi\ I A Frank joined th e sophomore c 1 a"s in F e bruar\'. His ambition i s t o go to tanford Uni l e r s i ty and s tudy dentistry. Boxing. track, and basketball a r e hi falorite pastim es. As talte manap;e r f o r ElZlre me, La C"eva de Sa lamanca. h e BF.:TTY LOUISE 'lOLA '" CANAL ZOi\E Known for h e r neat co iffure and "out o f-the-bandI,ox" appearance i s B e lt ) Loui.e. TIer fal orite hidin<2; pla,' p is \fr. ramphell's o f fi,"C'. where she may be f"und when wan t e d. As a nlPm l ,Pr "f Ih" I. R. C. s h e IVa' one of the Costa Ri ca \ i.ito)";. \""(' hear that s hE' mar1!" quite an imprf'ssion on the natives by talkinf( with her h an d . PAGE FOI RTEEN J L I 0 H COL LEG E OPTIOMORE BARBAR, \ \\'ALBRIDGE CANAL ZONE The girl \I ith th e beautiful bl o nd hair and s w ee t s h y smile i s B arbara. H e r quiet voice co n cea l s a rollic kin/!: nature and h e r fri en d s derile a g r ea t d e al o[ pleasure [rom h e r q ui e t wil. H e r t a lent [or writing lar almo t hidden until her appearance in Ihe Literary Compositi o n class. Also a comme r c ial s tud e nt. s h e hopes t o find employment h e re on the Canal Zone afte r g raduati on. HAI{RY WERTZ LO ISIANA The "Coll ege Cutl..,p" is Harry \' e rt z Whereve r yo u hear that piercing whistl e you will find th e e v e r-exuber a nt Harn. -'H a il-f e ll ow-we ll-m et" d escribes him co m pl e t e ly. 1\1 o. (girl s take note I hi s e n g in eering course does n o t keep him fr o m shaking a m ea n leg to th e tune of Gus Schmidt's o r c h estra o n many a Saturday night. RUBELIO Q U I 1\TERO PAN Ai\iA ask e d about hi s f avorite amuse ments. Rube li o said. with a ques ti o n in his voice. HHunling H e a lso see m s quite fond o f horses. H e, too ex p ec t s to study e l ectrica l e ngineering at th e Uni ve r s it y o [ California. W e imagin e th a t hi s ambi ti o n i s L o b e near hi g reat fri e nd Hiram. GEORGE COWES PANAMA trom F.:nf(land and L a ,aIle Collef(e in Panama cam e G eo r ge. As a memhe r of th e Spani s h Club, h e had a part in Enlr e mes La C "e v a d e Sa lam alZca. I f i s f alorit e sport i t e nni s a nd h e l oves dancing. H e int ends t o continue hi s s tudi es aftE'r le3' J L1nin r \.ollE'ge. ROBERT DA1\IELS CANAL ZONE 1\0 laggard i s Bob. When h e l eft u s afte r the first se m es t e r, w e regr e tted d ee p II' th e los s o f our piano 1 ; layer and second-hand b oo k s t o r e proprietor. His g r e a t es t weakness es are his f ondness f o r brilliant yel. l o w ties and contract brid ge OCTAVIO FABREGA PANAMA A Spani s h s tud ent i s hort O c t av i o. I n fac t. his a c ce nt i s so prono un ce d that th e entire tre n c h class i s h e ld s p e ll-bound wh e n he reads Fre n c h. A broad i s hi s con s tant companion, a l o n g wilh hi meti c ul o u s l y cared f o r mus tache. H e claims that his p:rcate s t inte r es t s are girl! ancl bill i a rd s. H e intends to go t o th e University of Southern California. CONQUISTADOR

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FRESHMEN pictured left to right, standing, top l'ow: George Campbell, Robert Lewis, Culbert Shedlock, Ed' ward Whi tney, Chat' les Gornell, John F ish e r. Middle row: Allen Bowes, George She 1 ton, B r u c e Edgierton, M a uri c e Brown, : John Latimer, John McGuire, Margaret Haw, Ruth Horter, Phyllis Buechele, Jan e t Callender, Jam e s Spalding, Thomas Foley, Armando Gasperi, Sidney Randolph. Seated: Martha Andrade, Eleanor Den-.--,-. .. nIS, Frances Maguire, Mary Gulbransen, Margaret Kuhn, E.etty Comley, Mary Fitzpatrick, Daniel Kiley, Victor Armstrong, Marguerite Horter, Betty Phillips, Merce des Arrieta, Louise Potter, Mary Goulet, Margaret Comins.

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The Class Of 1938 The freEhman ..lass "as Odober 7. 1936. with th e e l ect i o n of Dan I-:ile) as president. Victor Armstrong as vice-president. Marl' titzpatri c k as secret a r) -tr easurer. a nd Mr. M e ad o w croft as advi ser. The fre,hmcn then cllIls e n o t blac k a nd b lu e. as w as s u gges t e d but g r ee n ,,',/ ,, hite as class co l ors. I n later ) ear5. as th e fresh m e n r eca ll th eir co llege da)s p ro!.a l t1lPir mos t \ ivid nlPmOIT wi ll be o f I nit i at i o n W eek." which culminate d in th e "tormal Dress Day."' with it s display of g r ee n hair ribbons a nd t h e swis h. sw i shing o f l o n g skirts as embarasse d fre.h men girls dashed to classes in evening dresses. Tha t e \ e nin g. th e sopho mores made peace br e ntert aining th e fr es hm en a t a dance. The Student Association The C. Z. 1. C. S A (that b ea t s th e Ne w D ea l combinations I ha s s u ccessfu ll y carried on th e beginning made las t yea r The fir stmee tinp: o f th e s tud e nts was called Septembe r 30. The o fficers e l ec t e d w e r e president. Thomas Roth: vicepresid ent. Thomas Foler: sec r e tarY. J ea n ;\litc h e ll : treasure:'. Frances Anderson. As soc i a ti o n ti c k e t s were i ss u e d a t a price o f four dollars. th e final date for purc h ase being se t o n O c tober 9. so that th e t i ckets might be u sed for th e freshman initi a ti o n dance g i\ en that evenin:;(. Additional even t s covered b y th e tic k e t s were th e masquerade dance on D ece mber 23 th e formal dance of F ebruar) 19. the weethea rt April fool dance o n April 2, and th e graduatio n banque t on June 9 The h o ld e r was a l so e ntitl e d t o a co p y o f th e Conquistador. and to a r eduction o n a tic k e t to th e Junio r Co ll ege p lay. A the Associat i on i s the working unit o f th e co ll ege. th e r e i s littl e ( all for separat e class meetings. Attendance a t Associatio n m ee tin gs. held on \\'edneschv at e l eve n. reac h e d it s peak during th e rehearsal Jwriod for the Musi c Festi va l. Aft e r benefiting frolll thi s tra inin g. -tudpnt, wrre Illorp readil ) forgi\en for si n ging in th e halls I' A C r: J\TF:F:'\ CONQ JSTAOOR

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Alumni Page GEORGIA REYNOLDS -U ni on M emorial Hospital Baltimore, Md : Says Georgi a, "I'd discourage an yo n e who wante d to go into nurses' tra inin g as muc h as I co uld and th en if s h e s t ill wanted to, say m o r e pow e r L o h er.' B ILL SOUTHARD Un i ve r s i ty o f Califo rn i a, B e rk e l ey : Bill ; s majoring in p h i l osophy. a n d li k es it but wri t es, I t i s harder here than in C. Z. J. C. J stud), twi ce as hard w ith about h a lf th e r esults." And h e offe r s gener o u s l)' t o g i ve hi s o l d alma maier hi s last fort)' cen ts. MARJORI E YO NG S t ate Un i vcrsity of I owa, IO\,-a City: Marg i e says: "Sinct i hav e becomc a r e p o rter o n th e DAILY IOWAI\'. I h ave n t had tim e t o go into many activities, or t o s hin e in a sc h o lasLic wa),. S h e i s a m ember of th e InLernational R e laLions and th e Foreig n S tud enL's C lu b s, h o w ever. and h elps in f res hm a n ori e nLaLion. And it's a sa f e b e t h e r marks a r e as good as e v e r! 13013 HAZELDINE -Pittsburg h T ec h Pitt sburg h. Pa.: Short a nd s n app), i s 130h's r e pl)' that h e has t a k e n i n a l o t o f games," and th a L th e w o rk i s not t oo diffi c ult," but Lhat P i tt sburg h 's the dirties t city J"ve eve r be en in. WILLIAM FREj\CH -Baltimore, Md.: I n hi s u s u a l gar way. \"'(/ illi e wriLes. 1 urn a m ember of th e U. o f L. and L o date th e on l y f raLe rnities thaL I h ave joine d are th e ELa Hit a Pi Tapa K ego Beer. and th e E t a Dill Pikl. "Seri o u s l y though," h e con tinu es I am working in th e da),tim e a nd .1m a tt ending ni ght sc h oo l. GORDOj\ CAMPBELL -Uni versiL) of Mary land. Co ll ege Park: Go rd o n emphas i zps "Lhe p ec u liar a lth o u g h e ff ecLive m e th o d of keeping absent ees a t a m i nimum" ill hi s sc h ool. B e fore a n d afLe r a n y h o li day, th e r e i s a ca r e ful c h ec k of classes f o r th e a b se nt ees b eca u se each o n e m u s t pa), three d o ll a r s f o r eac h class misse d. Did experience i mpre ss thi s clis t o m on Gor d o n 's mind we wonde r ? AMALIA ME:i'JDEZ Mt. H o l yo k e. So uth H a dl e),. Mass.: Ama lia l oves It. H o l)ok e and is h a"ing a e ry ga), Lime th e r e. She writes. I be l o n g t o th p C:osmopo lit a n C lu b a nd to th e '\ewman C lu b. a Catho li e o rganizat ion. I h ave made Fre n c h m )' maj o r a nd Engl ish m)' minor. CONQUISTADOR PAGE SEVENTEEN

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Transfer rin g fr o m C. Z. J. C. has n o t made my work a t all diffi cult a nd m \ c r e d it s f o r two fu ll yea r s of co ll ege wor k have been accepted. DALE BOGGS -Cniversit y o f Was hin g t on Sea ttl e : Dal e i s at t ending the pre .l aw sc h oo l and i s going to tr y for co n s ular se rvi ce. \'l I e l ea rn th a t h e b as w o n hi s co ll ege l e tt e r in s w imming, and h as bee n e lect e d a m ember o f th e campu s co un c il. INEZ RHODES -Fort D o u g l as, U tah: Ine z says I am now hous e keeper a t h o m e P e rh a p s if all goes w ell I can go t o s umm e r sc h oo l o r enroll at U t a h U ni ve r s it y next fall. EUGENE SAPHIR Wh a rt o n Sc h oo l o f Fin a n ce, Philade lphia, P a Sappy i s m aking a r eco rd th a t w ill s tand for so m e thin g, th o u g h r m n o t quite sure w h a t a nd w e l earn th a t l as t semes t e r h e made three A's. tw o B' s. H e s ays, W h a t I r e a ll y e nj oy i s m y N Y. A. a t fift ee n a m o nth I a c t as a n in v es tigat o r f o r an assoc i a ti o n that d e f en d s p e r so n s acc u se d of c rim es wh o a r e t oo p oo r t o afford co un sel." As for th e C. Z J. c., h e says h e r ea ll y enjoye d hi s two yea r s h e r e a nd h e c o ntinu es. t h e m os t u se ful thin g I go t fr om C. Z. J. C. was th e kn ow l e d,ge o f o ut l ining." MILDRED HO ECKER U niv e r s it y o f Ca lif o rni a at L os An"eles : Mild re d i s maj o rin g in Spanis h a nd h as wr it te n that h e r c r edits f ro m h e r e w e e full y r ecog n i z e d. S h e wr it es, "It i s harder h e r e as so m e c la sses co n s i s t o f e vera l hundre d s tud e nt s a nd it i s h a rd t o ge t a c quaint ed." WOODROW DE CASTRO Un i vers it y o f South ern C a lifornia, L os Ange l es : Woo d y i s "a pre l eg a l s tud e nt e nro ll e d in th e c o ll ege o f comme rce," a nd find s th e standard o f ins tru ctio n at th e C. Z. J. C. t o b e as hi g h as if not h i g h e r th a n that a t S c." H e co ntinu es, "Of a ll P a n amania n ins tituti o n s I mi ss E I R an c h o and th e A tl as Garden th e most." But Wo o d y see m s 1 0 b e m a n a ging, f o r h e says, "The Ca lifornia g irl s are l u sc i o u s. A s for W oo d y's o ut s i d e activ it y o f r ea di ng, h e i s t h e sa m e, w e see, f o r afte r ju s t b r o w sing thro u g h Con e with th e Wind, h e w e nt o n t o r ea d "ev e r y wo rd o f A l d o u s Hux l ey s l a t es t lite r a r y jigsa w puzz le. E y e less in caza." P AGE E I G HTEEN C O N Q UISTADOR

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The Canal College Zon e Juni or 1936--1937 OCTOBER B y an i n i l i a lion r u d e, The f r os h are Iho r o u g hl y subdued: T h e n t o a t o n e for arrogance. The so p h s t h e m t o a dance. H e r e w e r eca ll in doggercl The dramatized inaugural Of th a t we ll known soci c t)". The energetic 1. R C. A fte rw a rd s th e I. R C:s Conclude th e i r mock so l emnities. B y gat h e ring at Amad or. To f eas t a nd frc,l i c on th e s hore. A CALEN DAH I N V E R SE T h e ma i d e n s o f t h e Junior Co llege F o r sa k e awhil e t h ei r ques t o f kn ow l e dge Go t o t h e Admiral s H o use" f o r t e a. A nd s ip a nd n ibbl e a ffab ly. "OfiEMBER A h en p ec k e d p a. a r a ntin!!, Mrs .. J ea l o u s s i s t e r s l ove r s' k i sses, Pran ki s h sex t on. \ i l l a i n \ i c i ous. S u c h was th e d ra m a Broken Dishes. DECEMBER W i th l o \ e o f beauty well imbued. Th e mll s ic.: l ove r s. sco rnin g f ood Convene a t n oo n s with H C. R. And voca li ze m os t tun efully. T h e m e mb e r s of t h e I. R. C. No w p l an a n ot h e r ()f SWI 111 III ltl g ea t s. and ga m es ga l o r e 1 l p o n th e b eac h at Amador. It g iv es u s pleasure now t o t ell T hat a t th e season o f Noe l. The Spanis h Club makes it a rul e To g i ve a lun c h eon for th e sc hool. P AGE TWEN TY-ONE

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The students thirsting for r o m a n ce, D ecide t o give a costume dance. Qua int a nd varied are the guises. H a w and Edgerton tak e th e prizes. The I. R. C. plans t o unravel, F o r e i g n e ntan g l e m e nt s b y trave L To Cos t a Ri ca n o w th ey go, With Hac k e tt a nd with Eneboe. FEBRUARY Ii stress Pi e r ce a nd Ma s t e r F o l ey, i\li tress H o ward and Mas ter Noli, Primed with d a t a mo s t surpris in g, i\'ow debate o n a dvertisin g No w boy m ee t s gilY and c i v illy, I n v it es h e r t o th e Tivoli. Wh e r e. with pomp and c ir c um stance, The Co ll ege g iv es a f ormal dance. Now Kappa D elta S i gma as k s f e mb e r s a nd g u es t s t o l e av e th e ir ta s k s, And h ave a n o i sy interlude, Compris in g danc in g, skiLS, and f oo d MARC H The ir shirts Lhey donne d, Lhe ir worries d offe d. And went t o sup c he= M ea dow c r oft; F e ll o n th e ir l oa d e d plates with c h ee rs. And who are they? The En g in ee r s! After anatomizing fis h The natural hi s t o r y s tud e nt s wis h j \ o beller ca u se for r evelry Than w a fn es bak e d b y Gladys L ee. T o d e pi c t our College sce n e, Appea r s a n inf a nl ma ga zin e The Tropic al Colleg ian now, Springs to l if e an d t a k es a b ow T o th e women o f th e ] un i o r College liss Moody wis h es t o ac kn owle d ge H e r pl e asu r e in th e Go lf Club t ea, Which th e y arranged 0 g r ac i o u s l y. P AGE The S pani s h Club a play pre e nt s Whic h well d ese r ves our complime nt s. Ti s f o ll owe d b ) a gal soiree, Or gal lies/a, we s h o uld say TWEI'TYTWO ONQUI STADOR

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The r. R C. d el i g ht s t o fare, H e r e a nd th e r e an d everywh e r e At Ea s t e rtid e. wh e n trade wind s blow, E I Va ll e ca ll s th e m and they go APRIL Ti s diffi c ult t o c h oose, o n e g r a nt s, B e tw ee n a pi c n i c and a dance. But a ft e r man y a n a rp;lIl11Cnl. Our ba l a n ce o n a dance i s s p e nt. Those h aving t a l e nt s hi s tri on ic A nd thinkinp: f oo tli ghts are a t o nic Add n ow t o th eir dramatic ba ys. ac tin g in t h e oneact pla\' s MAY Those who c h eris h th e ambiti o n Of a d ding t o th e ir erudition. Now patronize th e l ectures three D e li ve r ed by t h e f ac u lty. Fp "rlpo, o f r edbug a nd o f ti c k The sc i p n ce classes p l a n a picni c I arle n w ith f oo d th ey r a ll y round. I' nd drive awav. C h orre ra b o und A ft e r it s Ce r van t es broadcast. Kappa Epsilon b r ea k s it s fast: The hos t and h os t ess are none o th e r Th. n Mr. C,rsun a nd hi s m o th e r. The m e mh e r s o f th e class in SDeec h Y our bes t atten tio n n o w beseec h B ea r wit h th e m. th o u g h th ev see m a pest. U nt i l th e ir vearl y s p eec h co nt es t. JUNE F.ac h yea r th e W illi aillses invite, The g r aduates. t o th e ir d e li ght, T o th e U ni o n C lu b f o r t e a An d d a n c in g b y th e quie t sea. And now already it is June, The farewe ll banquet co m es, t oo soo n! And last. in caps and m o rtar boards, The g r ad u a t es reap their rewards. CONQUI STADOR PAGE TWENTYTHREE

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Members of the I TERNATI NAL RELATI N LUB, left to right: standing: Arthur Thompson, Thomas Roth, Well s Brow n John McGuire. Armando Ga spel'i MI'. Hackett, s pon sor, Ira So lenberger, Victor Arm s t rOn g, Tho mas Stewart, Robert Daniels, Luis Noli. Seated: Lena Mae Howard, Frances A nd e r s on, Mathilde Brewerton J ea n Mitchell, Margaret Haw, Betty Nolan, Patricia Pie r c e Roberta J ohannes, G I ad y s S h elto n Betty Phillips

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The International Relations Club The Inte rnati o n a l R e l ations Club, f o und e d by Mr. H ac k e tt in th e fall of 19 35, i s o p e n t o s tud e nt s int eres t e d in int ernatio n a l affa ir s and po liti cs. No t long afte r it s es tabli s hm e nt it be ca me a ffili a t e d w ith th e Carnegie Endowment for Intern a ti ona l Pe3ce, whi c h s p onsors similar clubs in nume r o u s in s titution s ove r th e w o rld. The mo s t n otab l e ac ti v iti es of th e C lub h ave been th e Mock R e publica n Na ti o n a l No min a tin g Convention o f May 13, 19 36, and th e Moc k Pres id e nti a l El ec ti o n and I n a u g ur atio n o f October 30, 19 36 Both o f th ese w ere presen t e d b e f o r e a l a r ge audience a t th e Balb oa Plays h e d and w e r e r eceive d with mu c h en thu s i asm. No t o nl y Co ll ege s tud e nt s, but s tud e nt s fr o m th e Hi g h Sc h oo l s o f th e Canal Z o ne parti c i pat e d. The o ffi ce r s o f th e C lub are Tho ma s R o th pres id e nt W e ll s B row n v i cepres id e nt Frances Anderson, sec r e t a ry, an d Margare t Haw tr eas urer. Under their a dmini s trati o n th e Club h as b ee n ve r y livel y thi s yea r sponsoring n o t on l y th e M oc k E l ec ti o n and Inaug urati on, but ot h e r successf ul fun c ti o n s as well. Am o n g th ese were two b eac h p a rtie s at Amad o r and a c ak e sa le. The p r ocee d s fr o m th e l as t w e r e u se d t o help finan ce a trip t o Cos ta Ri ca t a k e n b y so m e o f th e memo b e r s during th e C hri s tma s h o lid ays. Whi l e th e r e the Ca nal Z o n e s tud e nt s frat e rnized with a number o f th e m e mb e r s o f th e Interna tional R e l ations Clubs o f Costa Ri ca In the" A nnu a l R e p o rt for 1936 o f th e Divi s i o n o f Interco ur se and Edu ca ti o n o f th e Ca rn eg i e Endow ment f o r Inte rn ational Peace" th e re appea r s a phot ograph o f th e vis it ors fr o m th e Canal Zon e with th eir Cos t a Ri ca n h os t s. During th e Easter h o lid ays so m e o f th e m e mb e r s o f th e C lu b t oo k a noth e r trip, thi s tim e t o EI Valle, with Mr. and Mrs. Meadowcroft as chaperons Not the l eas t int e r es tin g of th e a c ti v iti es of thi s g r o up are th e t alk. at its r egular m eet in gs b y m e mb e r s o f th e C lu b. This yea r Lu i s Noll spo k e o n th e Cos t a Ri ca P a n a m a b o rd e r qu es ti o n Thomas S t e wart on the possibility of war in Eur o p e, R o b e rt Lewis o n Ge rm a ny, an d 1 0 hn Ste ve n s on Turkey. The l as t two s tud e n t s h ave lived in th e on w hi c h the y s poke. CONQUISTADOR PAGE TWENTYFIVE

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Mem bel's of KAPPA DELTA SIGMA, left to right, standing: Margaret K u h n, J ane Dickson, Luc ille Dugan, Victor Armstrong, Lui s oli John McGuire, Tho maS Foley_ Frances Maguire, Marguerite Horter, Edith Baker Miss Moo d y, ponsor. Seatd: Eleanor Dennis Kathyleen R e e d, Patricia Pierce, Frances Anderson T h 0 mas Roth Marjorie Bull o c k, Jean Mitchell, Reba Colberg, and Margaret Haw.

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Kappa Delta Sigma Kappa D elta S i gma, Co ll ege Drama ti c Soc i e t y was organi ze d ill D ece mb e r 1933, wit h Mi ss M oo d y a s s p o n sor. The a i m of th e s oc i e t y i s primarily t o s tud y and produce plays, but it a l so furthe r s soc ial int e r course a mon g th e s tud e nt s, a nd l e nd s financi a l supporl tf) s tud ent a ctiv iti es Fro m tim e t o tim e thi s g r o up h a s provide d lnonev f o r a thl etic unifo rm s a nd tro phi es, for s p eec h c ont es t pri zes, and fo soc i a l e nt ertainment f o r th e co ll ege as a whole. The Junio r Coll ege commemorativ e pl a q u es w e r e in part pa id f o r o ut of Drama ti c !'o(' i ety funds. This Soc i e t y a l so h elps mak e p oss ibl e th e publication o f th e Conqllis t ador thi s year contributing seventy five d o llars f o r th a i I H'rpose The 1 936-37 acti v iti es o f t h e Soc i e t y b ega n o n Se pt ember 2 8 w ith th e c u s t omary i n iti atio n p arty a t w hi c h candida t es f o r m e mb e r ship ente rt a in e d o ld m e mb e r s with dra mati c p e rf ormances On thi s occasio n th e f o ll o win g w e r e e l ec t e d off i ce r s : Fra n ces And e r so n. pres id ent; M arj orie Bulloc k vic e-pres id ent; J ea n M it c h e ll sec r e t a r y ; a nd Tho m as R o th treasurer. As u s u a l th e Soc i e t y g ave two public p e rform a n ces during th e year: R three-ac t p l a y at. th e Balb oa Clubhouse, for wh i c h admiss i o n was c h a r ge d and a progr a m o f o n e a c t p lays a t th e Littl e Thea t er. o p e n w ith o ut c h a r ge t o th ose inte r es t e d. Brok e n D is hes, by Martin Flavin, wa s prese nt e d at th e Clubhouse o n Nove mb e r 20, by th e f o ll owing a c t o r s : Tho ma s R o th Frances And e r so n K a th y l ee n R ee d. Pat ric i a Pi e r ce, Ma r!(ar e t Haw, Thomas F o l ey John M cGuire, Victor A rm strong, James Spalding and Arthur Thompson. On th e produc ti on s t a ff o f thi s p l a y wer e Edwa rd D ombrows k y, s tage m a n age r Lui s No li bu s in ess m a na ge r J e a n Mitc h e ll a nd Edith Bak e r pro p e r t y m anagers, and L e na Ma e Howard, adv e r t i s in g manager. On Ap ril 1 6, two o n eac t pl ays we r e prese nt e d at th e Littl e T h ea t er: Trifles, b y S u sa n G l a s p e ll amI Babbifl 's Boy, b y G l e nn Hug h es These plays were a l so g i ven o v e r th e broa d c a stin g s tati o n of th e P a nam a Ameri c an. The cas t o f th e fir s t in c lud e d J o hn Fis h e r Robert Eric k s on Lu i s No li Edith Bak e r and Lu c ill e Du ga n ; th a t o f th e seco nd M a r ga r e t Kuhn, Frances Ma guire Tho ma s Fol ey, Ira So l e n b e r ge r R eba Co lb e rg, and Marg u e rit e H orter. J a n e Dic k so n Tho mas F o l ev Thomas R ot h Margar e t CONQUI STADOR P AGE TWENTY-SEVEN

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H aw. K a thyl ee n R eed and E l ea nor D e nni s co mprised th e produc tion s taff. Miss I oo d y direc t s th e plays give n b y th e Soc i e t y The Balboa Hi g h Sc h oo l Orc h es tra. a nd th e C o ll ege G l ee Club, l e d b y Mrs. Hel e n C. Bak er. h ave pro\ ide d musi c a t th e performances. The c hi e f soc i a l eve nt o f th e group thi s yea r w as a party and d a n ce g i\ e n o n F ebruar y 2 6 whi c h w as o p e n t o th e College as a who l e Ora ma ti c s kit s w e r e a f eature of thi s affa ir. PAGE TWENTYEIGHT CONQUISTADOR

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The College Gle e Clu b of t h e G LEE CLUB left t o ri sht, s t an M r s Baker, d i rector, Harry Vic t o r Ar m stro n g Cul b e r t She d lock A t t h u r Thomp s o n W illiam Pool e R o b e r t C harl es G o m e l!. S e a ted : Le na Mae H owa r d Matg-aret I l aw, J a n e Dick s o n Marga ret K uhn, Edith Bakel', M a rgaret C orninc;, F rance s Anderson Th e C ollege G l ee Club was form e d o n D ece m b e r 1 0 1936. by Mrs B a k e r. Since w a s l imi t e d th e s tud ents t o m e e t a t n oo n o n Tu e s d a),s a nd Thurs d ays be f o r e f oo d was th e ir m o lt o a nd th eir pa sswor d "Cu lt ur e Th e G l ee Club j o i n e d in t h e C hri s tm a s s i n g i n g i n th e hig h sc h oo l p a ti o o n 22 A t th e d e b a t e h e l d o n F ebrua r y 1 6 b y S p eec h s t u d e n t s, t h e Club sa n g "Vie nn a W oo d s, Br a hm s Lulla b y," a n d "Th e Vo l g a B oat-So ng." On 5 in th e hi g h sc h oo l operett a A ll a t Se a ," Ar t hur T h o mp so n r eprese nt e d co ll e ge as th e b url y pira t e Kin g O n A pril 9 a t t h e M u s i c F es tival th e C l ub sa n g l ege so n g s includin g th e L. A.E n g c on t r o v e r s i a l so n g a n d th e C a nal Z o n e ni o r Co ll e ge Son g wrill e n b y M i ss M oo d y a nd Mrs. B a k e r. The l as t a pp ea r ance th e C lub w a s a t th e college pro g ram of o ne ac t p l a),s o n A pri l 1 6 whe n th e Club g a m ed l e y o f f o lk so n gs ONQUI STADOR P AGE TWENTYNINE

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M mb 1'S f KAPPA E SILON, b a c k row: J 0 h n AJ'os m na, Hora' i AIfar, M a I' y Fitzpatri 'k, Mr. arson, s pon 1', Lui s Noli, J 0 h n Fisher, Edward Whitn y, Mar gUl'ite H 0 r t e r, Hit' a m Andrade, Helen udak, Robert Lewi s, John Mcguire. Front row: Edith Baker, Frances Maguire, Dolors Palmer, Mathilde Brewerton I s abe 1 Hendricks, Reb a Colberg, Margaret Kuhn, Martha Andl'ade, Mary Gulbransen, Mary Goulet, Margaret Haw, Louise Potter.

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Kappa Epsilon Kappa Epsilo n o r th e Spanis h Club, es tabli s h e d In 1934 b y Mr. Ca r so n h ad its u s u a l full progr a m o f a c t i v ities during th e yea r 1936. The offi cers e l ec t e d a t t h e f i r s t m ee t i n g o f th e year, h e l d i n Octob e r w e r e Lui s No li. pres i d e nt G eo r ge Cowes, v icepresid e nt. Ma rt h a An drade. sec r e ta ry, a nd Edith Bak e r tre a sure r On th e l ecture course conducte d b y th e C lu b appeared Mr. Ma nu e l F e r re r a nd Mi ss L o l a B oy d wh o t a lk e d o n different aspec t s o f co n tempor al") s tud e nt lif e a nd culture at th e Universit) of Madri d. B o th a r e form e r s tude"ts of th at in stitutio n M i ss Boyd being a g raduat e o f Va ssa r Co l l ege who b eca u se s h e s p ec iali ze d in Spani sh. was a l l owe d t o s p e nd h e r juni o r yea r s tud ying in Madrid. Amo n g th e o th e r s p ea k. e r s prese nt e d b y th e C l ub wa s Dr. Ernes t o Cast ill e r o, a his t oria n who g a ve a b r i lli ant l ec tu r e o n th e h.is t o r y o f t h e r ailro ad s o f Panama. An o ut s tand i n;2; soci a l event o f thi s g r o up was their a nnu a l Chri slm as l un c h eon. a ga l a aff a i r a t whi c h Spanis h proverbs were r ea d a l o ud. and Santa Claus appeared with g ift s [ o r a ll. T h e Unio n C lu b o r c h estra contributed mu s i c f o r t h e occas i o n. On March 12 th e Soc i e t y g av e it s ye'rl y p l ay a t th e Lill i e Thea t er. [ ollo w e d b y th e c u s t o m a r y jies/ a The p l ay c h ose n [or produc t i on thi s yea r was En/remes La Cueva de S alaman c a by Cervante s, whi c h was cas t as f o ll ows : L eo n a rda. Martha Andrade; C ri s t i nn. R eba C o lb e r g : Pancr acio. Geo r ge S h elton; E s tu di a nte, Lui s Noli; Sacri s t a n Ge o r ge Cowes; EI Barb e r o. Hiram An dra d e : Compadre, O c t av i o Fabrega. This pro du ctio n was d i r ec t e d b y th e s p o n sor o f th e soc i e t ) Mr. Ca r so n T h e audie n ce expresse d admi r a t i on f o r th e hi s t orically correc t s i x t ee nth ce ntu r y costumes w o rn by th e c h a r ac;e r s. These wer e d es i g n e d and exec ut e d with th e ass i s t a n ce of th e Art D epartment o [ the Can a l Z o n e sc h oo l s. L a t e r thi s pia" wa s b roa d cas t b y th e radi o s tati on of th e P anama America n Suc h wa s th e f ourth year o f Kappa Eps il on. V iva e l Castellano! CONQ U I STADOR PAGE THIRTYONE

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M mb 1'S f the N A TURAL S IENCE o IETY a s pictur ed, are, left to rig'h t : bac k row: Margar t Kuhn, Lena Mae Howard, Marguerite Horter, Edith Baker. Frances Anderson, Eleanor Den n i s. Middle row: Thomas Roth, Culbert Shed lock Armando Gas peri, Edward Whitn ey, John Latimer. George Cowes, William Poole, Mr. Lee, spon or. Seated: Mary Gulbransen, Jan e t Callender, Be tty Com ley, Wells Brown Jean Mitc h e ll Edward D ombrowsky, Kath y leen R eed, Lucill e Dugan Martha Andrade.

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The Natural Science Society The Natural Sc i e n ce So c i e ty, of whi c h Mr. Lee i s spo nsor, w as f o rm ed in th e latt e r part o [ th e y e a r 19 35, w ith th e thr ee-fo ld purpose of s p o nsorin g leclllr es, o r ga nizin g sc i e ntifi c field t rip s and pr o m o tin g goo d f e ll ows hip. Thi s yea r Edwa rd D ombro w s k y wa s e l ec t e d president, J e an Mit c h e ll vicepres id e n t and W e ll s B rown. sec r e t a r y a nd tr eas ur e r. Amo n g th e i nte r es tino; l ecture r s prese nt e d b y t h e C lu b thi s yea r w e r e Mr. Buc kl ey, w h o s p o k e o n Th e Con ce pt of Time an d o n "Dual ity of Wav es a nd Partirles." M r Ralph J e n se n w h o t a lk ed o n "El e m entary G eo l ogy with L oco l Appli c a t i o n s." Mr. G eo r ge Pring, Supe r int e n d ent o f th e Mi sso uri B o t a ni ca l Gard e n s of SI. Loui s, M i sso uri who gave a n i ll u s tr a t e d l ecture o n th e work o f th ese Gar de n s Dr. S.W. Fros t th e a uth o r o f Ancien! Artisans. who gave a t a lk. a l so illu stra t e d o n "A nim a l s o f th e Tropi cs a nd of th e U nit e d S t a t es." Tn add iti o n Mr. W a lte r Lind say, o f th e E x p e rim e nt a l Gardens a t S ummit, g a ve a worthwhil e lecture an d s h o w e d th e g r o up thro u g h th e Exp e rim e nt a l Gar d e n s Th e Soc i e t y al so w e nt o n a b oa t tri p thro u g h th e Panama Ca nal. Oth e r l ectures sc h e dul e d to b e g i ven und e r th e a u s pic es o f thi s socie t y are o n e b y Mr. Bu c kl e y o n "Inde t e rmin ancy and o n e b y Col. C. H Pills bury on H ea lth and Hygi e n e." At a waffle s upp e r h e ld in th e bi o l o gy l abo r a t o r y i n Ma r c h two liv e s p ec im e n s k e pt in th e laboratory, a s n ake a nd a li za r d, were o bli g in g e n o u g h t o provide aft e r suppe r e nt e rtainm e nt in th e form o f a c ontest in whi c h th e s nak e s u ccee d e d in s wall o win g th e li zard, even thou g h the latte r was th e l a r ge r in girth. In May th e Natural S c i e n c e Soc i ety joined with th e other sc i e n ce students in h o ldin g a S unda y morning pi c ni c at Chon-era. Later Mrs Lee, th e wife of th eir spo n so r, e nt e rtain ed t h e m at a supper. CONQUI STADOR PAGE THIRTYTHREE

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The Conquistador" The CON Q UISTADOH, a n annual wa s firs t published in June 1936, The faculty adviser i s Miss Moody, The staf f i s a s f ollow s : Edito r-inC hi e f -Frances An del' s on A s istant Editor -Edith Bakel' Busine s s 'Ianager -Jean Mitchell Assi stant ilu iness Manager -Thomas Roth Sports Editor -William Poole Photograllh e r s -Robert Lewi s, William Pool e Edward Dombrowsky ontributin g Editor Mat.hilde Brewerton, L e n a Mae H owa rd, Kath y l een Reed Dolores Palmer, Marjorie Bull o c k hief TYlli s t -M a r y Maguire Assi stant Typi s t s -Barbara Walbridge Mary Orr, Huth Horter, R o b erta J ohannes, Margaret 1cElhone, Helen Dudak P'CE TIIIRTY-FOUR COi\QuISTADOR

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The "T topical Collegian" The TROPI CA L COLL EG IAN, a mimeographed literary periodical, wa s begun at the s uggestion of Superintendent \ Villiam s. The first issu e appeared on March 5 1 9 37. T h e staff i s as follo"-'s: E dit.or-inC hi e f -Luis Noli Scie n ce Editor -Edward Dombrowsky Literary E dito r -Margaret Kuhn Art Edito r -Betty Phillip s News E di tors -Thomas Foley, Ethel Deeney Bu siness M a nager -Frances Maguir e Assi stant Bus iness Manager -John Fisher Bu s iness S t aff -Mary Fitzpatrick, Louise Potter, Mercedes Arrieb P roof R ea d e r Thoma s Roth Faculty A d v iser s Mr. Hackett, Miss Mo o d y CONQUISTADOR P AG E T H I R T Y F I V E

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.. Th ENGINEERS, left to right, stand_ ing: Mr. Buckl ey, 1 B r u c e Edgerton, Willard Percy, John Latimer, Armando Gasperi, H a r r y W e r t z, Maurice Brown, Daniel Kiley, Hiram Andrade, Horacio Alfaro, Robert Lewis, Allen Howes, Mr. Meadowcroft. Sea ted: Edward Dombrowsky, Charle s Severson, Sid ney Randolph, bert Shedlock, Arthur Thompson, liam Poole, Robel'lta Johannes, Jack erson, George bell, Charles Gornell.

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The Engineers The Engineers a r e one of the most d y nami c groups in th e Coll ege Their clanni s hn ess is shown b y th eir not p erm ittin g any Liberal Arts student to r e main for m o r e than tw o minutes in room 304, th e Engineers' drafting r oom, on pain o f assault with e r ase rs and co l o r e d c halk. Th eir self-discip li ne is di splaye d by th e Engi n ee rs' No Credit Associa tion which imposes fin es f o r infractions of rules. Whil e at work ove r th e i r de scriptive ge"m etry th e Engineers of t e n appea r en di s h abi lle, but l ate l y, with th e example of Mr. Cha rl es Fran klin Seve r son, J r., before th e m the y ha ve b eco m e inspired with a d esire for sa rtorial e l ega n ce The E n g in ee r s are s p o n so r e d b y Messrs Meadowcroft a nd Buc kl ey, and th eir o ffi cers are Bill P oo l e president ,a nd Jac k P a t e r son, sec r etary-tr eas u rer. The c hi e f ac ti v iti es o f th e group are profess i o n a l soc ial and j o urn a li stic. It must not b e th o u g ht, h owever, that th e En gi n ee r s are b l ind to "th e fin e r thin gs of li fe," for th e i r art g r o up l e d by Charles Gorne ll and th eir c h orus, h ea d e d by R e ds" Thompso n are also noteworth y. The profess ion a l ac tiviti es o f th e En ginee r s tak e th e form of l ectures and fie ld tri ps. Thi s year Mr. F H Irwin o f th e Offi ce En g in ee rs' s taff l ecture d o n th e organizati o n of hi s department, a nd afterwards th e s tud en t s v i si t e d th e drafting and d es i g nin g r oo m a t th e Adminis t ration Building They a l so went t o P edro M i gue l to see th e m e th o d s o f l oc k o p e r a ti o n a nd ove rh a ul a nd v i s it ed th e Nava l D ock and Ammunition Dump a nd th e Commissary P l a nt a t Mount H ope. Oth e r trips whi c h h ave e ith e r b ee n t a k e n o r a r e pl an n ed are t o th e United S t a t es R a di o S tati o n s at Balboa and S ummit, to Madden D a m t o th e Miraflores Powe r H o u se, t o th e Mechanical S h o p s, and t o th e U. S. S Omaha. The Engin ee r s a l so a tt e nd e d three l ectures g iven b y th e ir s p o n so r s, o n e by Mr. Bu c kl ey o n "The Concept o f Time," a n o ther by th e sa m e s p ea k e r o n Th e Du a lit y o f Waves a nd P a rticl es," a nd o n e b y Mr. M ea d o w c r oft o n "Floo d Control," o n e o f three public l ectures g iven b y m e mb e r s o f th e fa culty. In harmony w ith th e i r aspirati ons toward r e fin e ment i s th e c heri s h e d a mbiti on o f th e Engineers t o be e nt e rt ai n e d at a t ea. Tho u g h th is com m e nd ab l e yea rnin g has never been fulfilled, C O N Q U ISTADOR P AGE THIRTY-SEVEN

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the\ ha\' e en j oyed a b ea n b u s t a t th e home o f Mr. Meadow c r oft, a nd a "chop suey f ee d i s sc h edule d f o r June. The Enginee r s a l so h a d a part in th e "sci e n ce picnic" h e ld at C h orre ra in Ma y The journ ali.tic t ale nt of th e E n gineers find s its outle t in Th e Engineer. pos t ed peri o di ca ll y o n th e Enginee r s' bulle tin board. This publication whi c h appear e d firs t o n Marc h 4, e l ec trifi ed th e Co ll ege. Pre\ i o u s l y n o o n e h ad s u s p ec t e d that th e Enginee r s w e r e ca pabl e o f s tich co rus ca tin g p rose an d po i g nant v e rse. Amon g the m ore m e m o r ab l e o ff e rings of thi s o rgan are J ac k P a ter so n 's f a m o u s p r oo f b y i n t eg ra l alcul us. repr int e d e l se wh e re in thi s boo k. th a t SI. Patric k wa s a J e w a nd th e editorial dfusions ca u sed b y th e d e f ec ti o n fr o m th e rallk s of the Eng i n eers o f Walter H. Sims. On e o f th e latter. a l o n g with so m e o th e r sa mpl es o f th e co nt e nt s o f thi s paper. i s r e p roduced b e l ow. "Wh a t i s th a t d a rk r l ou d preva ilin g ove r th e Junior Co ll ege of r ece nt w eeks? The absenre o f Walte r Hugo S im s h a n gs lik e a p a ll o f d ea th ove r th e d aze d rank s o f th e Enginee rin g e l e m enL With o ut th e g uidin g spi rit o f Si m s th e sc h oo l i s und o ubt e dl y d oo m e d t o e v e rla s tin g co nfu s i o n and c h aos Neve rm o r e s h a ll dull m o m e nt s b e brig ht e n e d with hi < c h ee rful l a u g ht e r hi s lig ht w e lltim e d r e m arks; n eve rm o r e s h a ll the math c l ass b e a mu se d by hi s ex hibiti o n o f e xp e rt c h a lk throwing; and. mos t imp o rt an t o f a ll w e s h a ll n e ver again experie n ce th e thrill o f hearing his p l a n s [or in ge ni o u s inve nti o n s upo n th ose rare occas i o n s whe n his inventive tal e nt s r ose t o t h e surface The m o ral e o f th e Junio r Co ll ege i s d e finit e l y weak e n e d with th e d eparture o f Wall e r H Si ms. These f ew lin es are r eve r e ntl y d e dicat e d t o th e m e m o r y o f our departed com r a de: No l o n ge r are th e p o rt a l s o f thi s mi g ht y sc h oo l o f l ea rnin g, Lit up wit h jes t e r 's suns hin e since Sims h as gon e away. W e mi ss hi s ra di an t s mil e an d wit a nd eve n hi s c h alkthro win g ... l ow h as h e go n e a nd l eft u s a s u ccess ful t owaway. "Art : W e w is h t o call atte nti o n to Mr. C h arles Co rn ell's m os t r e o cen t contribution to th e fie ld o f art. name l y P ortraiL" His l ast c r ea tion. "Moon Maid e n:' w a s t o l e n b y a n unkn o w n vand a l pres umabl y o f th e Liberal Arts f act i o n. It i s generall y co n c e d e d th a t thi s ac ti o n wa moti\ated by jea l o u s y o n th part o f t h ese f eeble mind e d brethre n of our. Be 'a u s e o f th is, ut, a 3 eo u s incide nt iVI r Cornell's o pu s will n o t PAC E TIlIRTYI ; ICI I T CONQUI S TADOB

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r ece ive th e p ubli c r e n o wn it so jus tl y d ese r ves. We l oo k forward wi th g r ea t eage rn ess t o th e furthe r arti s ti c accomplishments of our tal ented co lleagu e S i g n e d Ye Old e Ar t e C ritic." B e ll y Com l ey l oo k e d p erfec tl y s tunning III a blac k mustache and sideburns o n April F oo l 's Day. H e r mak e up for th e occas i on was furni s h ed by th e Engineers' Ar t Soc i e t y." "The Junio r Co ll ege boys a r e rapi d l y recovering from a s i ege o f puppy l ove indu ce d by th e invas i o n of a bevy o f b ea utiful So uth e rn ga l s. It i s rumo r e d th a t man) boys w ill s p e nd th e ir vaca ti o n in running d o wn th e h o m e town s o f t h e g irl s th ey h ave fall e n f or." "News flas h: Ruthie Horte r see m s t o be o n e o f Mr. Campbell', m os t promising s tud e nt s in Secretarial Training S h e ha s become so profic i e nt in h o ldin g h a nd s with him that s h e h as been promo t ed t o th e advanced course, wh i c h deve lops th e best t echnique f o r s illin g o n th e boss 's lap. Mr. Campbe ll predi c t s a brilliant future for M i ss H o rt er. a!"ked t o m a k e a s tat e m e nt f o r Th e Engineer, s h e sa id '1 geLLing a l o ng !'well' CONQUISTADOR P AGE THIRTY-NINE

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Women's Athletics Bowling was th e sport fir st enjoyed by th e Junior College women Some of th e wom e n be c ame so expert in kn oc kin g d ow n th e pins that Miss L o uise Hanna, in s tru c tor in physi c a l e du c ation arranged a toUT' nam e nt betwee n th e Junior Co ll ege and the Balboa Hi g h Schoo l s tud e nts. The Hi g h S c h oo l of course, w e nt down t o overw h e l ming d e f eat. Nex t with M i s s Doroth y Rector a s instru c tor, th e women d on n ed s h o rts and essaye d tap dan c in g The men s eem e d t o t ak e as mu c h p l easure in wat c h ing th e wom e n Cornfi e l d an d "Ge o r gia Quartette as th e w o men th e m se l ves did in a c tu a ll y pe rformin g Aft e r th e clas s had had an o p p o rtunity t o ma s t e r th e te chnique o f tap.dancing t h e ir a tt e ntion was turn e d t o s wimmin g, tau g ht by Mr. H. G Gri ese r a nd t e nni s, c oa c h e d b y Miss H a nna. The a nnu a l t e nni s tournament was h eld with J ea n Mit c h e ll Marga r e t M c Elho n e Louis e Potter, Barbara Walbridg e, R o be rta Me r c edes Arri e ta Margar e t Haw Margue r ite Horte r Ma r gare t Kuhn Mary Ma g uire Mary G ulbranse n H e l e n Dud a k and Ma r y Orr a s th e c on t e s tant s Whe n th e final s had been played o ff L ouise P o tt e r e mer ge d as c hampi on, with Margaret Kuhn as runner-up. The gi rl s a l s o r ece i v e d tw o weeks' instruc ti on in golf fro m Mr. Ch a rl es P e t e r so n This was foll owe d by practic e. Finall y as a n a ddition a l a ttr ac t i o n o n the wom e n's a thl etic prog ram Mis s H a nn a thi s year intr o du c ed badminton. During part o f this seme s t e r tw enty gi rl s played thi s g am e twi ce a week and f ou nd it so enjoyab l e th a t i t will b e played again n e xt y ear. PAC E FOR T Y CONQUISTADOR

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Men's Athletics Despite the h3rdships e n co unt ere d in fulfillin g the sport s prog ram rising from th e la c k of man power th e yea r 1936-37 has b ee n the most successful in th e fie ld o f m en's a thl etics since th e foundin g of th e College_ The p hysi ca l e du catio n classes in gy mnastics a nd sw immin g s tarted ea rl y in th e yea r th e form e r und e r G C. L ockridge, a nd the l atter und e r Henry G ri ese r two h e lpful a nd ab l e instru c t ors. In addition to the regu lar c l asses th e sa m e m e n arra n ge d a com pe titive sport ca l endar for th e Coll ege The firs t a ttra ction was a series of water polo games between th e \\lorkin g Boys and th e Coll ege High Sc h oo l t ea m The Co ll ege contribute d three m e n t o th e p o w erful s tud ent t ea m: S h e dlo c k as goa li e, and P oo l e and D o mbr ows k y as inter c han gea b l e forwa r d and back Of th e 5 ga mes p l ayed th e s tud e nt s I,'on 2, and the Working Boys 3 The Coll ege m e n nex t w e nt int o hi g h gea r with th e ope nin g o f th e tou c h foo tb all season. Campbe ll T h o mp so n S h e d l ock. P oo le_ Gorne ll W e r tz, S,'ve r son. L at i m e r Gasp e ri D o m b r o w s ky, Kil ey A l f a ro Whal er. and Mic h ae l se n comprise d th e t eam. O ut o f 7 ga m es p l ayed in November a nd D ecember. th e Co ll ege won 5 and lost 2. Even th e Hu skies. Bal boa Hi g h Sch oo l c h ampions, were c ru s h e d b y the Coll ege, with I sco r e of 1 2 t o 5 The Co ll ege t e am s h owe d a t its bes t in the ga m e "gains t the f o rmid a b l e C ri s t o bal Hi g h Sc h oo l t ea m whi c h it won l 2 t o O On Th anksgivin g D ay the Juni o r Co ll ege Hi g h S c hoo l All S t a r T e am was d e f e ated b y th e Workin g Boys In J anuary the Coll ege m e n ran rough-s h o d ove r th e f ee b l e co m p e titi on offered b y the Ba l boa Hi g h Sc h oo l i n so ftb alL and as a resu lt l ost int eres t afte r the fir s t two ga m es The Co ll ege p l aye r s were D om br o w ky_ P oo le_ S h e d l oc k Campbel L Quint e ro, Andrade, Ki l ey, Lati mer, H owes, She lt on. Gaspe ri. W hitn ey A lfa r o, and Fo l ey. Tn February th e t e nni s t o urn a m e nt got under way Contes t a nts were Andrade D o msbrow s ky_ Cowes_ S t evens Campbe ll W. Br own_ L a tim er. Gaspe ri \\Thitner. e v e rson_ and Sims Ca mpb e ll was \ i r t o r and \'iihitn c ) runn e r-up. I n anoth e r tournam e nt h e ld l a t e r be twee n th e facult y and the s tud e nt s, H ac k e tt L ee H os l e r and W. E. ampbell played aga in s t G. R Campbell, Whitn ey, Andrade, and PAGE FORTY-TWO CONQUISTADOR

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S l eve n s. I n th e ,ing l es th e f aculty won three ga m es out of th e f our, and in th e doubles Hosl e r and Hac k eLL d e f ea t e d Campbe ll and Whitney Durin g Marc h and April prac ti ce w ent o n in trac k a nd field. a n d o n April 17 th e College and th e Balbo a Hi g h S c h oo l track t ea m s h e l d a dual m eet. The Co ll ege team t oo k th e m ee t a ga in s t s tiff compe titi o n w ith a score of 50 t o 40, winning th ese eve nt s : th e 120 ya rd hig h hu r dl es, th e 100 ya rd dash, th e broad jump, th e h i g h jump, th e pole vault, th e 220 yard das h and the 440 yard r e l ay. Poo l e, S hedl oc k, Tho mp so n Dombro w s ky Lewi s, Campbell Gasp eri, Kil ey W. B r ow n and Mal o n e partic i pated. In April a nd Ma y th e Junio r College s pl it int o f ac ti o n s th e Liberal Arts and the En ginee r s eac h f orming a bas k e t b a ll t ea m. These tw o leams j o in e d th e leagu e o f intramura l l ea m s o f th e Balboa Hi g h Sc h ool. At present th e L. A. t ea m h a l os t tw o ga m es and won t wo. and Ih e En ginee rs' t eam ha s l os t three a nd w o n o n e On Friday n oo n Ma y 7 a lun c h eo n w as h e ld at th e Bal boa Play s h e d th e purpose b e in g t o earn m o n ey t o bu y unifo rm s f o r th e college boys. The b oys w e r e abl y ass i s t e d b y g irl s most l y fr es hm en. The lu n c h eo n w as very su ccess ful a b o ut thirty d olla r s b eing c l ea r e d CO;\QU I STADO I { PAGE FORTYTHHEE

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Your Ideal Boy A COMPOSITE PICTURE THE ADMIRABLE FRAME -ADON I S BUILD HAND S F EE T M OUTH N O S E TEETH EYES Bruce Ed ge rton Armando Gas p e ri Tie am.ong jam.es S paldin g, f ra Sole nb e r g er and Vic tor Armstron@ Ira Sole nb e r ge r Dan Kil ey Tie b e tw ee n Charles S eve rson and Hiram Andrade Tie am.o n g Tom Fol ey, Hiram Andrade, and Mr. Bu ckley PERSONALITY MOST PLEAS I N G VOIC E MOS T DAZZLI N G SMILE Arthur Thompso n and Hiram Andrade T ie betw ee n Dan Kiley a nd an d Hiram Andra de Tie b e t wee n Eli and john St eve n s T e d Dombro ws k y T,:e b e t wee n Tom Roth a nd R e d s" Thompson Bruce Ed ge rton Charles S eve r son Tie b e t ween H arr y W e rt z and Culbert S h e dlo c k SNAPPIEST COME BACK MOS T ORIGINAL IDEA S MOST WILLING To HELP. BEST E M ILY POS T E D MOS T COLLEGIATE AIR MOS T DASHIN G MANNER BEST SPORT BEST DANCEIl BEST A C T O R WELL K NOWN A S THE T i e b etween T e d O ombrows k J and G e or ge Campb ell To m R o th BEST ALL-AROUN D S T UDEN T Tom Roth T ie b et ween. Charles S eve rson a nd T ed Dom.browsk y G eo r ge Campb ell Tie B e tween G eo r ge S h e lton. and G e or ge Campb ell Arma. ndo Gas p e ri Tie b t wee n C u lb ert S h edloc k an d Eli Whitney B EST ATHLE T E MOST ERIOUS TH N K E R F ASTES T T A LKER BEST DEB NKE R BEST ORGAN I ZE R GREATEST H E I K T o m Roth Mauri ce Brown. MOST AMUSING COMPANION Eli Whitney P A G E F 1 F T Y C O N Q U I STADO R

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Your Ideal Girl A COMPOSITE PICTURE THE BODY BEAUTIFUL -VENUS FIGURE LEGS TEETH HAN D S MOUTH Ruth Horter Marjorie Bulloc k Ethel D ee ney Phyllis Buec h e le Tie between Peggy Hort er and Marjorie Bullock NOSE EYES HA I R COMPLEXION Edith Baker Eleanor Dennis Margaret Haw Jan e t Callender PERSONALITY MOST PLEASING VOICE MOST D AZZLING SMILE SNAPPIEST COMEBACK MOST ORIG I NAL IDEAS MOST WILLING To HELP BEST EMILY POSTE D MOST COLLEGIATE AIR MOST DASH ING MANNEH WE L L BES T SPORT BEST DANCER BEST ACTRESS . Lee Howard Margaret McElhone Tie am .ong Betty Comley, Dolores Palmer, and Mathilde Brewerton Patricia Pierce J ean Mitchell Margaret Haw Dorothy Bmy M a.thilde Brewerton KNOWN AS THE BEST ALL-AROUND STUDENT BEST ATHLETE J ea n Mitchell B e tt y Comley Fmnces Anderson Fmnces Anderson Mary Fitzpatrick MOST SERIOUS THINKER GHEATEST CHARMER FASTEST TALKER BEST DEBUNKE R BEST ORGA N IZER MOST DATED GIRL BE ST MAKE-UP ARTIST MOST AMUSING COMPANION CONQUISTADOR Ma.rgar et Kuhn lanet Callender Mathilde Brewerton Lucille Dugan J ean Mitchell Ruth Hort e r Peggy Horter Tie between Ruth Horter and Bett y Comley P AGE FIFTY-ONIt

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The Aborigines of the Canal Zone Junior College A Term Theme for F reshman Compositioll Written b y a. Student in the Unive rsit y of P an-America, in 250 0 A_ D. R ecent a r c h a e logi ca l excavatio n s in Panama, in th e v i cinity o f th e famous Canal whi r h wa s t o t a ll y d estroyed by an earthqua k e in 1999, have brou g ht t o li g ht ruins, whi c h from certa in bare l y d ec i ph e rabl e inscriptions, are tho u ght t o be th ose of t h e Ca n a l Z o n e Junio r C o ll ege On th e ba s i s o f th e building m a teri a l u se d. a nd th e t y p e o f ma so n 1")' experts h ave d ec id e d th a t t h e building w as e r ec t e d c. 1 930. F ee lin g that a s tud y o f thi s primitive in stitutio n mi g ht thro w so m e li g ht o n American educati on as a w h o l e, I h ave d o n e ex t e n s ive r esearc h o n thi s s ubj ec t in th e librari es of No rth and Central A m e ri ca, an d h ave unearth ed seve r a l lillI e -r ea d qua intl y writte n work s thoug ht t o h ave b ee n written bv f orme r i nstruc t o r s in thi s co ll ege. This pape r conta in s th e fruits of my in vestiga ti o n The s tud e nt s wer e appa r e ntl y di v i ded int o tw o fa c ti o ns: th e Libe r a l Arts s t uden t s a n d th e E n g in ee r s th e f o rm e r group priding it se lf o n it s t o leran ce and r e fin e m ent, as contrasted t o th e n arrow n ess a nd un co uth ness o f th e o t he r g r oup, a nd th e l a ll e r r e t o rtin g that th e ir courses required more int e ll ec tu a l p o w e r a nd applicatio n th a n did th ose o f th e Liberal Arts s tud ents, wh o m th ey acc u se d o f s up e rfi c i ality Continuo u s dissension be tw ee n th e tw o g r o up s culmina t e d i n 1975 in open w a r fare, wh i c h through th e superio r ph ys i ca l stre n g th o f t h e En g in ee r s resulted in th e compl e t e ex t i n ctio n o f th e ge nu s Libe ral Art s.! The earliest sLudent s o f thi s ins t ituLi o n occas i o n a ll y a ll e nd e d cl asses where Lhey performed s u c h crude exer c i ses as c uttin g up ea rthw o rm s (in a course e ntitl e d B i o logy) and w ritin g lim e ri c k s ( in th e class in Literar y ComposiLio n ). The ir c hi e f int e r es t h oweve r see m s t o h ave Meadowcroft, A. J., T h e Triumph of the E n g ineer s in the C. Z J C., or T h e Surv i va l o f th e Fittest. San F a n cisco: The Sez Who Publishing Company, J 9 8 5, pp. 1 15. P AGE FIFTY-TWO CONQUISTADOR

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b ee n a vag u e s omethin g calle d "out side ac tiviti es." Fina ll y, in 1980, afte r a prol onged but s t ea dil y l osing s tru gg l e o n th e pa rt o f th e m ajority o f th e fac ulty, th e s tud e nt s d ecide d to aboli s h classes alt oge th er. a nd t o d evo t e th eir entire tim e t o extracurric u lar affairs. So m e o f th ese w e r e e mbodi e d in th e rit es o f certain m ys t e ri ous clubs kno wn as th e 1. R. c.. Kappa D e lt a S i g m a, and Kappa Eps il on. Ac c o rdin g t o o n e a uth o rity! 1. R. C. s t o od f o r "Internatio nal R e v elries' Corporatio n. "2 The mate ri a l availa bl e throws little li g ht o n th e n ature o f th e o th e r tw o soc i e ti es th o u g h th e f o rm e r see m s, for so m e ine xp li ca bl e r e ason t o have s p ent co n side rabl e tim e brea kin g di s h es. The r e was a l so a n Eng in ee r s NonCredit A ssoc i a ti o n compose d pres umabl y o f s tud e nt s wh o had pa sse d thro u g h th e e n ginee rin g c ou r se o f th e Co ll ege with o ut earning a ny c r e dit s a Di vers i o n s s p ec ifi cally m e nti o n e d in th e a cco unt s o f th e Junio r Co ll ege during thi s p erio d a r e twirlin g the wax "knoc kin g the pill," and "go in g o n b eac h bin ges On e ca n o n l y g u ess at th e nature o f th ese un c i v ili zed purs uits Since Mr. Floyd Bu c kl ey Instruc t o r in C h e mi stry, of t e n allude d t o b y Our autho riti es as th e playboy of th e Junior College f ac uit y h a d a l ways di s pl aye d m O r e inte r es t in soc i a l af f a irs than in academ i c work h e was p l aced in c h a r ge o f th e Co ll ege und e r thi s regime' Mr. R oge r H ac k e tt o f th e D epartme nt o f Hi s tory w as a l so r e t aine d as d a n c in g instruc t or. but since the r e w as n o l o nger a n y n ee d f o r th e r es t o f th e f ac ult y th ey returne d t o th e S t ates, wh e r e t h ey d evo t e d th eir r e m a inin g yea r s t o l ec turing and wri tin g on th e lif e o f th e Ame ri ca n in th e tro pi cs .5 Hackett, R oge r C. The Decline and Fall of Intellec tual Life in th e C. Z J C. Chicago : Bandann a Unive r sity Press 1990.2 vols. I: 100 ff. III Stewart, Th o m as, United States Ambassador to Great Bri t ain. My College Days in th e Trollie s. L ondo n: Diplomatic Press, 1950 p. 61. Meadowcroft, op cil., p. 151. Ibid ., p. 175. Vide Lee, George. Stran ge S i lecim e n s See n i n th e Tropics. B oston: O Nerts, Publi s h e r s, 19 81, and Carson Ch al mer s Did They Laugh at You Wh e n You Spo k e to th e G uid e in Spa ni s h ? and How to L earn S pani s h in Thirty Minutes, A Manual for Touri s ts. New York : The Sure Nuff Publi s h e r s, 1982. CONQUISTADOR PAGE FIFTY-THREE

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Like a ll abor igina l peop l es th ese s tud en t s w e r e f o nd o f n o i se.making : banging th eir l ocke r doors, yodelling in th e corrido r s, a nd whi stling in the dra ftin g room. On e m em b e r of th e fa c u l t y was so tragi cally affected by th ese di sturbances that s h e was f o r a tim e co nfin e d in a hospital for m e nt a l c as es .! Othe r ev id e n ce o f b a rb a ri s m in th es e s tud en t s i s s h own in th e c a ll o u s way i n w hi c h th ey wer e ac c u s t ome d t o ki ll "quizzes." \"'(I h a t th ese w e r e we are unabl e to d e t e rmin e, f o r th ey do not s urvive i n th e m o d ern college, all o f th e m doubtl ess, h aving been kill e d by th ese abori gines "Pullin g b o n e rs" a nd "dragg ing dates are nvo o th e r occupations fr equently m en ti o n e d. We can only guess at th e nature o f th ese, but th ey h ave a s ini s t e r so und As 1 0 th e h ealth o f th e stude nt s, it seems t o h ave been goo d, exce pt that during th e fir s t f o rt y yea r s o r so of th e i r hi s t o r y th ey were s u s ceptible t o p e ri o di c epidemics called term pape rs" a nd "sem es t e r exa ms." The abori gines' kn ow l e d ge of th e fin e art s se e m s t o h ave b ee n negli gi bl e, th e on l y h an di c r afts m e nti o n e d b e in g "appl e p olis hing" and t able c arvi n g "z On th e wh o le, h owever, th ese abori g in es se e m t o ha\e been entire l y h a rm l ess and r easo nabl y int elligen t. Exce pt f o r th e f e ud b e t ween th e Lib e ra l Art s S tud e nts and th e Eng in eers, th ey w e r e peace ful a nd d e mo c rati c in th e ir a ttitud e toward o n e anoth e r. fri e nd l y with o th e r tr i b es.3 a nd d ocile i n th eir r e l a ti o n ships w ith th e ir t e ac h e rs. Tn c onc lu s i o n l e t m e quote [rom th e memoirs o f tw o o f th e i r instruc t o rs:' M y expe ri e n ce in t eac hin g Compositi o n t o th e e n ginee r s o f th e C. Z J. c.," writes Miss K a th erine J essup, "was a n int e r es tin g o n e Thoug h th ey preferre d on most occas i ons t o s p ea k a c uri ous jargo n o f th e ir ow n full o f p uzzling r e f e ren ces t o s u c h thin gs as Di esel Dombrows ky, Edward (editor). A Stenographic R eport of the Rav in g s of Miss Dorothy Moody C a e 46720 A Thesis Submitted to the Medical Sc h oo l of the University of California i!1 Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for an M D degree. B e rk e ley: University Press, 1 945. Hackett, 01'. c it., p 100 Bostick, Snowball. Taming the A b o ri g ines of the C. Z. J C. Panama: The Bajan Press, 1950 Pi>. 10 20. Preserved in manuscript in the Treasure R oom of Harvard University. PAGE F!I'TY-FO R CONQ ISTADOH

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e ngin es a nd slip s t icks th ey were reall y most coop erati ve m m y at t em pt s t o t eac h th e m Engli s h as spo k en by the layman." "And" says Mr. W. E. Campbell "Whil e 1 was o ft en embarrased by the admiring g l a n ces cas t o n me by the youn g l adies o f the Coll ege, a nd somet i mes had t o ca ll th em to accounting, int e r ce pt th eir s horth a nd not es, and di c t a t e t o th e m s h arply, on th e whol e I f o und th em very tea c h ab l e." C ONQUISTADOR. PAGE FIFTYFIVE

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Mock Minutes of a Student Association Meeting The Cana l Z o n e Junio r Coll ege S tud e nt Association (full nam e, p l ease. f o r thi s i s q bo d y of th e utm os t impo rtan ce) h e ld a s p ec ial m ee t in g a t 11 a.m F ebruary 2 4, in th e Sc i e n ce L ecture R oom. The m ee tin g w as c a ll e d t o o rd e r b y Hi s Mi g htin ess, Pres id e nt Wro th. Mattie B. m ove d that th e r e adin g o f th e minutes b e di s p e n se d w ith Mr. Dombro w s k y r ose t o s t a t e th a t th e fa c t that Mis s Mit c h e ll 's friends o ft e n m ove d t o om it th e r ea din g o f th e minut es mad e him s u spec t th at th ey \\ e r e n eve r writt en. H e wa s de clare d o ut o f o rd e r by th e c h a irman M i ss B 's motion w as v o t e d o n a nd p asse d M r. Noli m ove d a r es umpti o n o f h os tiliti es b e tw ee n th e j o urn a li s t s a nd th e lit e rati. This motion was seco nd e d b y th e preside nt him self, w ith th e co mm e nt Of co ur se I am entire l y unbia se d in thi s m a tt e r but all th e sa m e I think th e Junio r Coll ege wou ld rath e r h ave a n e w s paper tha n a ma gaz in e." M i ss A nd e r so n ro se t o a p o int o f o rd e r r e mindin g th e pres id e nt that h e was n o t s u pposed t o ex pres s p e r sona l opini o n s on matt e r s b e f o r e the h o u se. Th e pre side nt d eclare d th e p o int w e ll t a k e n but a dd e d in a pi e r cing s tage whi s p e r L e t 's have a n e w s p a p e r a n y wa y, tho u gh!" H err D oc t o r Dombrows k y m ove d th a t th e o r ganizatio n i g n o r e th e \ o ire of journa l i s m a nd d e di cate it se lf in s t e ad t o an o r ga n devoted t o the int eres t s of art and sc i e n ce. J move t h e p revi o u s qu e s tion c ri e d Mi ss Fitzpatric k Th e r e e n s u e d l oud cri es of "The r e was n o prev i o u s ques ti o n. Th e m o ti o n w as n e v e r prope r l y se c o nd e d. "Th e n I s e c o lld and third it t oo roare d Mr. Fish er. Wh e n I was in myoId po nd a t th e M ilitary A ca d e m y a t Lo ud cries o f u t with h im !O, H ea r : H e a r !" Questio n questio n 1" int e rrupt ed him. "Orde r o rd e r! c r i e d th e pre s i d e nt cl eaving th e t ab l e ope n with hi s ga' el. "We s h,,11 now co n s i der th e tw o moti o n s alrea dy be f o r e th e c h a ir. '"1 rise t o m a k e a parli a mentary inquir y ," said M i ss H oward. Ca n t w o r n oLio n s b e cOlls id e r e d a t once?" PAC E 'IFrYSI X CONQUI STADOR

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"No," said th e pres ide ,,!. "The n," said M i ss H oward, ] m a k e a Lhird m OLio n. Lhat we con s i d e r Lhese mOLions o ut o f ord e r and adj ourn for lunch." MoLion ouL o f ord e r;' c ri e d th e p e rspiring preside nt. I m ove th e co n s id e rati o n o f Mr. Dombrow s ky's mOLion. whi c h was noL on l y seco nd e d but Lhird e d," s h o ut e d M. P oo l e. I objecL," s h ouLe d Miss Mag ui re. "The Liberal ArL s s tud enLs a r e t r ying t o run the co llege!" "The presenL b alLle i s b e tween th e newspap e r ex ponenLs a nd th e magazin e expo n e nts." said th e pres id e nt. n o L th e L iber a l Arts and En g in ee r s. A ll m OLions h e r e b y declar e d null and void." J move th a t we settl e th e malLer by sing l e combat.' sai d i\1r. :\'o li I m yse lf r epresenLing th e magazine forces a n d M r. W r oLh th e n e ws paper. winn e r Lake a ll. " I move Lha t w e a ll Lake parL in th e war and li miL iL L o one w eek'" counLe r e d Mr. Wertz. "No. shrie k ed M i ss Phillip s. "We'll fight iL ouL o n these lin es i f i L L a k es a ll yea r. "WaLe r. water" gasp e d th e pres id e nt. "The v i cepres id enL will p l e ase L a k e th e c h a ir. I'm ex hausted!" We'll JUS L sLop a ll Lhis f oo li s hn ess and have a magazi ne." sai d Vicepresid e nt F o l ey firmly as h e mounLed the rosLrum. ..It's much m o r e di g nifi e d a nd will e n courage us n o L t o be so Limid a nd unasserLiv e a b out expressing O llr v i ews in meetin gs'" And wiLh th e excepLio n of Mr. Fis h e r who r e m aine d amo n g the wr eckage L a co nt inu e hi s m o n o logu e about hi s milita r y sc hool. th e m eeLing adjourned sine die. CONQUISTADOR PAGE FIFTYSEVEN

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Biology L a b This Afternoon "All ri g ht. hit th e ball. Don't s tand there l ik e wood e n image s," in s tru s t e d Mr. L ee, a b ove th e d i n o f s tud e nt s t a lkin g, laug hin g, takin g o ut instrume nt s turnin g o n th e wat e r fau ce t ph e win g at th e a l c oho li c o d orife r o u s n ess o f th e frogs ther w e r e t o di ssect. Oh Mis t e r L ee-ee-ee ca m e th e thin w a il o f th e J ee p. "Come h e r e I s thi s m y s t o ma c h a nd s pl een?" Thi s i s th e fem a l e i s n t it Mr. Lee?" said Tom Roth stopping th e bad ge r e d pro f "U-ris t y l e a n s w e r e d G. O. 1. pointin g "Do n t ca ll m e names hi sse d ba c k T o m in an und e rton e T o m ga v e hi s h eart t o me, Mr. L ee, ex p l ain e d B elly Com l e y as s h e p o int e d o ut M a cl es t o th e pro f e ss or. Min e was bro k e n "Tha t w as ni c e o f T o m," r e pli e d Mr. L ee, "but do n t y ou g o parad in g it o n your s l eeve That's a g ood h eart th e re-n o t a c ra c k in it. "Mr. L ee," qu e r i e d El e an o r D e nnis," d o y o u wa n t to k ee p m y brain a s a s p e c im e n ?" "I've tak e n th e tr o u se r s off h i m shoute d Eli ove r Sh e d l oc k's s h o uld er. Mr. L ee wllir l e d th e n h e a ve d w i th r e l i e f "Oa" the lfrog 's s kin!" And Culbert sa n g o ut i n a l o ud wail. T we nt y o n e y ears i s an awfu l l o n g tim e." Thi s n e r vo u s sys t e m i s makin g m e n e rvou s said Mary Gu l I Ha n s e n as s h e c a lm l y b e li e d h e r w o rd s in a c tion s th a t a ccompl i s h e d a g o o d d eal. Oh th e r e d a rn it I bro k e o p e n m y s ku ll." H o w aw ful! 1 h ave n o l iver," gas p e d M a r gare t Kuhn. "Oh l oo k h e r e s two fr ogs ti e d t o g e t h e r a nd put ba c k into th e b O lll e S u c h co mp anio n s hip! I w o nd e r who se "Can t you g u e ss ? B a k e r and And e r so n 's fr ogs." Oh l o o k ever y b o d y th e s nak e s s w a ll o win g th e li zard. L o ok at the s n a k e s w e ll Ca n y o u cia th a t Lati m e r ? Use P eggy a s your l izard. "All rig ht all ri g ht d o n t g o off h a lfcoc k e d said Mr. L ee ;;oo t h i n g l y PAGE !'ll'rlEIGHT

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Mock B a l ance Sheet ASSETS 1 Coll e g e t e l e ph o n e 2 M a k eup sav e d during initi a ti o n 3 Ex tr a sp e e c h tr a inin g i n h a ll s 4 J o k es p os t e d b y Mr. Camp b e ll 5 B r u ce E d g e rt o n 's g a ll antry 6 J ea n M it c h ell's t a c t 7. D ombro w s k y's t all t a l es 8. P a t Pi e r ce's d rag" w i th A r m y p h oto graph e r s e t c 9 M r. H a c k e tt 's c o ll ec ti o n s o f b o n e r s 10 Willy c om p o s iti on s o f W e rtz. P a t e r s o n an d S eve r so n 11. Mr. Campb e ll 's h a b e rd a s h e r y 1 2 L e e's go o d d e e d a da y 13. Arti s tr y o f c a r vings o n s c h o o l furniture 1 4 T ax i s run b y Ba k e r a nd Br ew erto n 15. S kill o f fac ult y m e n in t e nni 16. J a m es S p a ldin g's s m o o th m a n n e r 17. M r H o s l e r s se n se o f hu m o r 18. S t e a d ying influ e n ce i mpa rt e d b y s u c h w o rkin g p e o pl e a s P e r c y P a t e r s o n A nd e r s o n F M a guire 1 9 Lit e r a r y ab ilit y o f S t eve n s P alme r A nd e r so n B a k e r Kuhn W a lbridge, M c EI h o n e 2 0 u Fi Buec h e l e's b r i g ht s a y i n gs LIABILITIES 1. C l o th es torn i n i ni t i atio n s c rambl e s 2 C os t o f n e w b r o om s for s w ee pin g up p e a nut s h e ll s 3 Time s p e n t III o p e nin g a n d cl os i n g tri c k win d o w s i n co ll ege buildin g 4 D e p r ec i a t i o n o f di c ti o n a ri es f ro m ove ru se 5. W e a r an d t e a r o n fu rn itu r e in h a ll s ( S e nd b ill t o J. Fi s h e r ) 6 Ex p e n d itur e s f o r r az o r b l a d es a nd rubb e r apro n s f o r s tu d e nt s o p e r a tin g sec o nd h a nd mim eog raph m a c hin e 7. M e nt a l s tr ess c au se d b y h a z a r d s t o W ill i e S h a k e s p e a r e frol11 dry se a so n wind s 8. C os t o f po s t a ge t o b oys corresp o n ding with G ulf Park g irl s 9. S l o w i n g up o f pro g r e s s o n A n n u a l a s s ize o f s t a ff in c r eases 1 0 F ailure o f co ll ege s tud e nt s t o p atroniz e college dan ces ll. C os t o f k e e pin g c e rt ain s tu d e nt s s uppli e d with c h e w i n g g u m 12. Ab se n ce o f r oo t e r s a t g a m es b etwee n L i b e r a l A rt s and E n ginee rin g f a ctio n s 1 3 R e p e a t e d p os t p o n e m e nt o f p u b li c a ti on d a t e o f Tr o pi c a l C o ll eg ian NET W O R T H: A sse t s minu s li ab iliti es eq u a l s n e t worth T h e r e are 20 ass e t s a nd 13 li abil iti es 20 1 3 7 C o n se q u e ntl y w e h av e a p ro fit a t th e e n d o f th e ye a r. CON Q U ISTADOR PAC E FIFTY-NINE

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Mock Intelligence Test A 'i 0 FALSE 1. M athilde Bre w e rton's firs t venture In cardom wa s the Haught y I ehitable. 2. B ostic k n eve r n ee d s m o n ey for a h a ir c ut. 3 A fte r nin e wee k s o f t a p dancing, th e w o m e n o f th e co ll ege were n o ti cea bl y profi c i e nt. 4. Bru ce Edge rton s louch es mo s t disgra ce full y all th e time. 5 Vi c t o r Armstro n g h as n e ver b ee n see n c h e win g o n a pen c il. 6. I ... L ee w o uldn't think o f s ubscribing t o th e n ew mag azine, Life 7. The Ca n a l Zo n e Junior Co llege close d during th e four clays o f Carnival, in o rd e r th a t th e s t ud e nt s co u l d enjoy th e m se lves t o th e utm os t. 8. T e d D ombro wskv i s a r ov in g ba c h e l o r with n o "beLLe r h a l ." 9 The tw o P's and th e t wo B'syo u v e h eard th e m I'm suremake up th e Initia l Quarte t. 10. The whit e t ab les-b emarked with fools" names-at each e nd o f the hall a r e f o r S T U DY I NG betwe e n classes. 11. Mr. Carson s p ee ds" a b o ut in a n e w ca r thi s year. 12. The mo s t important sc h oo l n o ti ces appear o n The Engineer's Bull etin B oa rd. 13 The r e i s o n e r oo m in th e college whe r e th e m oLLo i s "Two minutes, 01'" (Furthe r hintth e "or mean s a du s t y wham o f a n s m ea r e d with co l o r e d c ha l k dus t! And i s it Hard t o wa s h o ff ) M l iLTIPLE CHOICE I. inging f o r th e purpose o f improv in g d i ctio n i s d o n e in re. Z. J. e. h alls; Mr. Ca r so n's fir s t yea r Fre n c h class; M i ss M oo d y's Speec h class) 2 Th reading o f magaz in e i s e n co ura ge d b y----Campbell; Mr. H ac k eLL; Mi ss Moody) (Mr. PA G E IXTY CONQUISTADO R

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3 Th e co ll ege s tud e nt s suffered f o r man y w eeks f o r l ac k o f--("cokes"; co l d H 0 ; c igarett es) 2 COMPLETION 1. Th e l itt l e g irl In th e bi g car i s------2 T h e so ph o nlOr e bo y who hates t o b e int errupte d i s ------3. Th e f avo r i t e g r ee t i n g o f th e biolo g i ca l class i s "Alw ays l ate n eve r ea rl y-----4. The prize dan ce co upl e o f boys i s and ---. The form e r fitt e d mos t s nu g l y und e r the c hin o f th e l a tt er. 5 Th e colleg e s tud e n t "starr e d in All At Sea was-----6. The int ro du c t o r y speec h th a t c r eate d s u c h a furo r e o f surp ri se an d laught e r thi s yea r wa s g i ven b y----co n s pi c u o u s for it s la c k o f-----MATCHING 1. M e th ods o f L oco m ot i o n t o th e Co ll ege --1. Bi cy cl e 1. Buzz Campbell --2 Skates 2 Ted D ombro w s k y --3. "Bill y Goa t 3. Mathild e Bre w e rt o n -----4. P e n e lope 4. L o u i se P o tt e r --5 Mot orcycle s. B ob L ewis --6. "The Cage 6 Marga r e t Kuhn --7. uNew" c ar 7. Mr. L ee 2 Fas hi ons Followed b y Coll ege St ud es --l. S l ack s l. "V ic" Armstron g --2 Bow ti es ( pink & blac k ) 2 Harry W ertz --3 Moc casin slippe r s 3 T o m S t e wart -----4. White wool soc ks 4. B ob D a ni e l s --5. Pipe s. L o ui se P o tt e r -6. Umbrella 6. Charles Seve r so n -7. Undershirts 7. The Enginee r s It w as CONQ UISTADOR P AGE S I X T YO N E

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3. L is l en and Y o u Sha ll Hear ---1 The radio whi s tl e call o f ---2 The d ec i sive Ir ead o f ---3. The co wboy so n g o f The wild turkey laugh of 1. Marjorie Bull oc k 2 Culbert She d l o c k 3. T o m R o th I . Harry Wertz 4. C o nt emporaries --oh. quit e co nt emporary J. W e ll s Bro wn a nd l. Margare t Haw --2. Bruce Edgert o n a nd 2 Ethe l Deen ey --3 CharIes Sev e r so n and 3 M a r gare t C omins ---k Arma nd o G a s p e ri and 4 B e ll y Phillips --5. Ira Sol e n berger and 5 M athilde Br e w erton 5. Childhood Di se a ses and th eir Vi c tim s --J. Mumps l. Maurice Br o wn --2 M e a s l es 2. V i c t o r Arms lrong --3 "Spi c Itc h 3 B e l l y Nol a n Spraine d Ankl es c k Kalhy leen Ree d 5 I ra S o l e n b e r ge r 6 Pseudo nymn s H eard Freque ntl y --l. Willie ) 2 R osy --3. Eli R e d \ No hinls o n Ih i s o n e 5. \Vinni e ) 6. Auntie B 7. The J ee p --8. B oy Prodigy PACE S IXTY-TW O CONQUISTADOR

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An Exercise In Speech Class Mr. Dombro wsky, Prince 0/ Devils welcomes Mr Poole, lat est recmit to hi s ranks Fellow offic e r s of h e ll : 1 ha ve a g r eat surp ri se in s tore f o r yo u Tonight we h ave th e g r eat p l e a s ur e of w e lcomin g th e earth's most wicked criminal t o o ur du s ky, e vil und e rworld, o ur world of hatre d and terror. It i s ind ee d se ld om that w e g r ee t an yo n e as en thu s i astica ll y as w e do Mr. William Poo le. Of th e th o u s and s who dail y e nt e r our kin g dom few are given distin c ti on for th e ir c rim es Th ey are torture d burne d, torture d -more and more! Sometimes, h owever, out of th e milli o n s who e nter our gates, co m es an exceedin g l y b l ack h ea rt e d e v il ratlik e huma n b eing Th ese f e w we welcome int o o ur ranks, b es towin g h o nor s up on them and ce l ebrating their arrival. Mr. P oo l e obv i ous l y d ese rves th e h ea rti es t welcome a nd wid es t ce l e brati o n po ss ibl e, f o r h e i s th e l o w es t m os t ev il and mo s t murderous indi vidual eve r t o c r oss th ese ga t es, exce pt, o f course, m yse lf. Lest an y o f y ou doubt m y word. l e t m e tell o f a f e w o f Mr. Poole's more n o t ewo rth y
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I t was a l u c k y da y for us w h en that bomb went o ff for we n ee d evil men such as Bill in our admin is trati ve pos iti o n s T o h o nor h im an d t o s h o w our apprec iation for hi s many murdo e r s and evil past. it ha s b ee n s u gges t e d th a t h e b e mad e fir s t lieute n a nt o f th e t orture room. This s u ggestion will l a t e r b e di sc u sse d b y th e b oa rd o f d e vils. In th e m e an tim e. w e ex t e nd t o him our h o tt es t g r ee t i ngs. and ce l ebrate hi s arrival f rom th e earth. Mr P oo l e's Respon se I ca nn o t tru t hfull y state that I c h e ri s h e d n o h opes of ente rin g your r a nk s but I ca n sal' that I did n o t expec t s u c h a h earty w e lc o m e as )'ou and your co ll eg u es h av e bestow e d upon m e. D ee p d ow n in m y b l ac k h eart I h av e a l wa ys h o p e d to w in your es t ee m for m y unique ev il d ee ds. With thi s ambiti on as a driv in g spur, I h ave b ee n abl e t o p erfec t m y m e th o d s an d to exec ut e m y criminal a c t s m os t skillfully. Indee d, I am ce rta i n th a t r h ave found the sec r e t o f th e p erfec t c rim e I d o not mean perfec t in th e se n se that th e crimina l i s abl e t o escape d e t ec ti o n but in th e sen se ,h a t h e stirs up t h e maximum confu s i o n and h orror among his v i ctim s I n m y s h ort but d e t aile d s tud y of th e r eac ti o n s o f th e mass es. I h ave f o und that it i s th e n o ve l c rim e that h as th e mos t striking an d m os t l as tin g e ff ec t. For example. suppose th a t I had bee n merel y an ordinary ma li c i o u s c rimi na l w ith th e ins tinc t s of a butc h e r. w h o w o uld c hop up a f e w peopl e and th e n ge t c a u ght a nd e l ectrocute d as a murde r er. M y nam e w o ul d be in t h e h ea dlin es f o r a f ew days, but oU. 0 mi g ht y n'/<'r o f th e U nd e rw o rld would n e ver h av e n otic e d m e I n s t ea d o f thi s I d ev i se cl eve r sc h e m es, s u c h as bl owing up fun e ral s or se llin g fir e t o s c h oo l s. If J am caught, I am n o t e l ec tro c ut e d but in s t ea d am sent t o a n asy l um. [r o m wh i c h I soo n esca p e I cannot h e l p r eg r e t tin g my untime l y e nd as th e r es u l t o f th a t f ault) ex p l o s i o n [ o r I h ad much work l e ft t o d o. a n d mu c h more t o l ea rn fro m th e huma n s h ee p. \ e erthel es I am ove rj oyed a t t h e th o u ght o [ b e in g abl e t o c ontinue my work with s u h apprec i ative companio n s and t eac h e r s. It h as oc 'urre d t o me that o m e o f your prese nt m e th ods a r e o bso l e te. F o r thi s r easo n If. Dombr owsky a nd o th e r d e vils, I b elie v e th a t m y co min g P AGE IXTYFOUR CONQUI STADOR

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in an act of destin y. In me you hav e th e spirit of evi l of the 20th century. In me you h ave th e co mplete embodiment of all the t ec hni ca l knowl e d ge o f this mode rn w orld, in th e fie ld of human torture a nd s ufferin g. I a m the one who l oads th e unl oaded g un s. I am th e o n e who sprea d s ta c k s on th e bad c urv es of hi g hways. I am th e o n e who turns o n th e gas in people's h ouses when th ey are go n e, waitin g on l y l o n g e nou g h at th eir return t o wat c h th e exp l os i on. It i s I who put ground g lass in th e flour at th e mills. Br ethren in Hade s, I w ill no t disappoint you! A Somewhat More Serious Exercise of the Speech Class On th e evening of February 16 a publi c d e b a t e w as h e ld in th e Musi c R oom on th e s ubj ec t: R eso lved th a t advertising as prac ti ced in th e Uni t ed S t ates t oday i s more harmful than beneficia l. Lui s No li and Lena Mae How a rd comprise d th e affirmative t ea m a nd Patricia Pie r ce a nd Thomas Fol ey th e n ega tiv e. Judges were Mr. H ac k e tt Mr. Ceci l Ri ce, and Mr. S ub ert Turby fill. The affirmati ve w o n by a vote of two to one. CONQUISTADOR P AGE SIXTYFIVE

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St. Patrick was a Jew P roved b y Integr a l C a lculus We s h a ll a tt em pt t o p r o v e th a t St. P a tri c k i s equa l t o o r th e s am e as Eins t ei n w h o, eve r yo n e w ill adnTil, i s a J ew. 111 o ther w o rd s ) 0 lSt. P a t r i c k ) d (Iri s h ) E in s t e in ( -infinity) The li mit s a r e 0 t o in finit y b eca u se th e Iris h a r e all bl a nk No w as Sa i nt i s a co n s tant w o rd in a n y l a n g u age w e s h a ll r e m o v e it fro m th e integr al; The r e f o r e w e h ave 51. ) 0 (Patric k ) d (Iris h ) ( -mfmit y) B ut. as ca n b e see n th e wor d tri c k appea r s in thi s integ r a l. The r e fore as a ll Iris h a r e t r i c k y a nd as E in s t e in p erfo rm s tri c k y mathe mati cs we can say th a t th e wor d tr i c k i s commo n t o b o th and ca n b e e limi n a t e d. The r e f o r e w e h ave 51. ) 0 (Pa) d (Iris h ) ( infin i t y) Eins t ein B e f o re we go any f urther w e m u s t r ecognize th at E in s t e in = m a n Now as Pa o r f a t h e r i s th e stupi des t o f a nim a l s b eca u se h e mu s t h a v e marr i e d a woman to be a f athe r the r e f o r e w e mlls t integr a t e until w e a r e ex hau s t ed ( wh i ch = -i nfin it y) t o m a k e m a n o ut o f Pa. The r e fore P a = E i n te in. ow as th e co n s t a nt "St." co uld ver y w e ll b e th e a b b revi atio n f o r 1 S t ego my i a whi c h is a ge nu s o f m os qu i t oes a n d as a n y rig htt hinkin g Am e r i ca n w ill agree t h a t Eins t e i n an d t h e Iris h a r e both m osquitoes ; Be it r e o l \ e d t h a t it h as bee n proved b y int eg r a l c a l c u l u s t h a t S t P atr i ck was, is. and a l ways w ill be A l ew B y A Sco t chman PAC E S IXTY-SI X CONQUISTADOR

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Limericks, Lyrical, Lousy, and Otherwise Consid e r th e c a se of Bill Pool e, Who said I am n o t suc h a fool As t o think b y defian ce Of natural science I ca n ca n ce l a c h e mical rule." A maid e n who lived at Gamboa Saw h e r fian ce off t o Genoa. Said thi s ge n e r o u s miss J will g iv e yo u o n e kiss And th e n I will g ive you Sa moa! Th e r e wa s a gym teache r nam ed Hanna Who slippe d on a p ee l o f banana. As s h e la y on h e r side, M o r e s t a r s s h e es pi e d Than th e r e are in th e stars pan g l e d banna! Said D o l o r es I fie r ce l y r ese nt Sermoni zing, h o w eve r we ll lll ea nl. And if Mr. Carso n Wi ll t a lk I ike a parson M yself fro m hi s class I'l l absent!" Th e r e was a yo un g woman who sent a T e l eg ram t o a friend at La V e nta. H H o w v e r y unkind T o h ave l eft m e b e hind. have wellt till m y eyes ar e ma ge nta 1" CONQ U ISTADOR PAGE S IXTYSEVEN

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Your psychol ogy t eac her will measure Your ce r eb ral appendage with pleasure. Wi th rul e r me t a lli c Y o ur index cep hali c He'll record in a graph at his l e isure! The companions of c h a rmin g Miss B a k er Tes tif y "We will n ever f o r sa k e h e r But if s h e i s l ate In k eeping thi s date, We ll be awfu ll y t empte d t o s h a k e h e r! A flippant youn g mad e m o i se ll e To her p syc h t eac h e r sa id I r e bel. Ind ee d I don t lik e you To find o ut m y I. Q. And I wish you w o uld go s trai g ht to h e ll! Oh th at maddening maiden Ma thild e Whose lips were re l e ntl ess l y sea l e d! Had not d o urn ess d e t erre d H e r from say in g a word, What s tori es s h e might h ave r evea l e d! PAC E A t yp ist nam e d Mary Maguire Dropp e d her s h o rthand n o t es into th e mire. H e r e mpl oye r s aid D ear, You, h ave f a ll e n J f ea r From th e fr ying pan into th e Fir e!" S IXTY-EICHT CONQUI STADOR

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Mr. Percy, a brave Engineer, In his math classes trembles with f ear. Crying Professor have mercy On poor i gnorant Percy, And wip e off that horrible l eer!" "Reds" has go n e t o New Y o rk w e r eg r et. We s h a ll mi s s our r e d h e ad e d p et. But what' s thi s w e h ea r In t o nes l o ud and cl ear? It is Arthur makin g th e Met."! Said a b oy of a bulge in his jac k et, 'Ti s but a vol uminous pac k e t Of fa c t s and conjecture s Fro m his tori c al l ectures D e l ive r e d b y our Mr. Ha c k e tt! A v ou c h e d H arry, o th e rwi se Wert z I d e spi se th ese ind o l ent squirts Wh o d o n o thin g but s hirk Whil e I d o th e w o rk." Hi s friend s s hout e d l o udl y Oh n ertz!" A youth from B a lboa name d F o l ey A ss ert e d b y all that i s hol y : "As to plot s co mmuni s ti c, I am m os t p e ssimistic. They are wre c king us surely, th o u g h s l o wl y C O N Q U I STADOR P AGE S I X TYNINE

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Archibald Kenrick Bostick alias t(Snowball" Hi s Comme nlations lipan th e Goin gs all. in the World 0/ Toda y d e Kin g Whe n asked what was hi s opin i on on th e l ove affai r o f th e century. ( th e \Vall y-Edward VIII affa ir ) Snowball a ft e r mu c h mutte r ing and s tumb lin g for "good di ctio n ary words:-said in a g rav e command ing voice: D e Kin g a m m ad foa h Wa lly. Wally a m n o t mad foah d e King, man. Mind una wa idt a n see ifn \' \fa ll y d o n m ya k e a f oo l o ut o b After th e Carnival para d e thi s yea r S nowball s a i d of so m e o f lhoSJ wh o were attire d in b athing s uit s o n th e Ame ri ca n R e d C r oss L if e Sav i n g float. "Ah d on' undes t a n wh y d e w hit e b oys cyan parade in t o wn nude 1\ hen d e b l ack boiy mu s t COl ah up 'im nakedness An' ah d oes tink dat i f n o n e ob dem dere boi ys d oes f a ll d o wn wit pn e um onia it go i n e b e b e ca u se d e 'eat ob d e day wh e n it open up th e pores m ya k e r o w wit th e um a n sys t e m wh e n d e co ld win d b l ow d o wn a rd fro m d e 'eabe n above On e day wh e n Snowb a ll wa s corn e r e d i n th e h a ll with a l o n g broom in hi h an d. h e t o l d t h e f o ll o win g s t o r y : "Ah a s s i x kid s a n a wif e an' a h a bin to d e W o r l d War. What d o una tink ob d a t?" Snowball w ent on t o sa)'. A h wa o n d e /r ant in d e w o r s t W es t Indi a n b a tta li o n. A h was in d e nint Batta l i on d e p lace IVh r e d ey sent all d e bad b l ac k m en. An when we did 'a to cl ea n u p d e m e d e C hin y ma n made, w e made r ow PACE SEVE"TY CONQUI STAI)OR

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wit d e offi ce rs." It so happens that th e N inth B a tt alion was an artille ry outfit beh.ind th e iin es It w as h e r e th a t S n owball l oaded ammuniti on wagons Comme ntin g up o n th e p oss ibiliti es o f ano th e r Worl d War, Snow. ball was h ea rd t o say v e r y emphatically, Y es, a h d oes tink dere am goine b e a nex w a h f oa h ever y da y i n d e p yapa h d e r e am ne w s ob d e vario u s n atio n s b eco min g vexed wit o n e an u dd e r. An' d e Leagu e ob Na tions am ob no acco unt b ecause it d o n myak e Ita l y g ive b ac k E tiopia to Hail e S e l assie." Wh e n eve r o n e wants t o ge t into th e Coll ege building b e for e it i s tim e, Snowball w ill say, "Un a must waidt until dat b e ll rin g be foah un a cy an mak e entrance h ea h. D e m a m d e odahs dat I 'as r ece i ved." W h e n h e s pi es so m eo n e placing hi s foot u po n th e w a ll o f th e Co l l ege Building, h e says : "Come man huh take u na f oo t from o ff d e re. U na myake a m a n w o rk pl e nt y aroun' heah An Mistah Wi lli a m s wh e n i m see dat mark, 'im say dat I d o n c l ea n aroun' h e a h at a ll. S n o wball i s a m e mber of th e Pana ma Ca n a l W es t India n E mpl oyee's Asso c i at i o n th e P anama Cana l W est Indian Dea th B e nefit Assoc i atio n th e Grand U nit e d O r d e r of Odd F ellows th e Ind e p e nd e nt O rder of Odd F e ll o w s, th e Ma n c h es t e r U nit y Frie ndl y Soc i e ty whi c h governs t he Centra l Am e ri ca n Di s tri c t Grand Mast e r s a nd Board of Directors, the F e d e r a l P os t a l Empl oyee's Asso c iation o f D e nver Co l o rado. the As soc iat e Leagu e o f Panama C it y, and th e 224. th di v i s i o n o f th e U ni\ e r sa l l eg r o Improvement As soc iati o n. CONQUI STADOR PAGE SEVENTY-ONE

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