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** At the suggMtion of President Eliot
the Harvard Alumni Association
branched out in May, 1007, when Mr.
Curtis became associated with E. H.
Wells. They began to create out of a



petfuBCtory Alumni Association aa
organisation which should be of serv^
ice to Harvard men and Harvard
University. In 1007 the organijwtioii
began with but three on the staiF. To-
day there are 15 or more actually en-
gaged in performing this important
work. Among Harvard men and Har-
vard clubs the influence of this asso-
ciation has been felt all over the conn-
try. As a representative of Harvard's
alumni body Mr. Curtis has acquired
among Harvard men and Harvard
Clubs an unusual acquaintance and
the confidence and esteem of a great
many Harvard men. Mr. Curtis has
been business manager of the AUunmi
Weeldp, a prosperous maga s ine which
supports the work of the Harvard
Alumni Association. Mr. Curtis was
at one time instructor in English at
Harvard University, giving courses in
debating and argumentation, which
later led to his coaching sev««l of
Harvard's successful debating teams.
The Greenleaf Merchandising and
Advertising Company is one of the
rapidly growing and aggressive New
England organisations whose broad
outlook upon commercial problems i»
demonstrated by the acquiring of Mr.
Curtis's services. Mr. Curtis will
carry with him the best wishes of i^
Harvard men not only in Boston, but
in other cities where his influmce has
been felt for Harvard's good." It
gives the Secretary great pleasure
thoroughly to endorse (in behalf of the
Class) the good wishes expressed in
this article, and personally to testify
to the splendid spirit that Curtis has
displayed in his work for Harvard.

1006.
NiCHOLiLS Kellet, See.,
Ill Broadway. New York» N.T.
The Secretary would urge those



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men who have not already done so to
send in their Claai lives without delay.
It is also to be hoped that as many as
possible will, instead of limiting their
account to a bare statement of present
address, occupation, and family acqui-
sitions, include a history of their do-
ings since leaving College, or at least
since the last Report. Meanwhile,
every one is urged to save his money
and time for the Decennial. The
Chairman of the committee on that
celebration reports red-hot progress,
due notices of which will be sent out
later. — G. T. McClure is with the Ster-
ling Ice and Produce Co., egg-handlers
and packers of poultry, at Sterling, 111.

— C. P. Middleton is assistant secre-
tary to the Board of Education, Seatp
tie. Wash. — B. C. Stowers is a sales-
man for Wm. H. Winship, 16 Tremont
St., Boston. — S. Titeomb is practising
Uw; his address, itSS Water St.,
Augusta, Me. — D. T. Pottinger, who
is master in English at Thayer Aca-
demy, Braintree, has just published a
school edition of Hamlet, issued by
Longmans, Green & Co. He is treas-
urer of the Harvard Teacher's Asso-
ciation. — O. N. Shepard is a lumber
merchant at Plandome, L.I., N.Y. —
F. J. Sicha is teaching English at the
South High School, of Youngstown,
O. — S. Withington has been con-
nected with the electrification of the
New Haven R.R. His headquarters
are in New Haven, where he writes
that he would be glad to see any 1900
men in town for football games or any
other cause. — R. Payson is practising
law in Portland, Me. — L. D. Rock-
well is a real estate broker in Chicago.

— D. McFadon, who, since leaving
College, has been engaged in the lo|^
ging business, is located at Tacoma,
Wash. — W. Loewenthal is a member
of the law firm of Bernheim k Loewen-



thal, 85 Nassau St., New York City.

— V. Hollingsworth is treasurer of the
Hollingsworth & Vose Co., paper man-
ufacturers, with his headquarters at
141 Milk St., Boston. — S. D. Leman
is superintendent of a Portland ce-
ment manufacturing plant in San
Juan Bautista, San Benito Co., Cal.

— R. J. Leonard's address is 45 East
17th St., New York City. — D. A.
NewhaU is with the Berwind- White
Coal Mining Co., Philadelphia. — Dr.
W. A. Noonan has been milk inspector
of Cambridge since 1912. — J. J. Sid-
dall is with the American Tel. & Tel.
Co., Philadelphia. — T. G. Spencer's
address is 100 Anderson Ave., Roches-
ter, N.Y.; he is a dealer in lumber. —
H. J. Spinden has been engaged in
various undertakings connected with
American archaeology; he was re-
cently a delegate to the Pan-American
Scientific Congress in Washington.
His address is still. The American Mu-
seum of Natural History, New York
City. — Dr. W. W. Varrell is practis-
ing medicine at York Harbor, Me. — *
R. Withington regrets that he wjll
miss the Decennial because of work
abroad for the Belgian Relief Com-
mission. He plans to stay until Aug-
ust. — A, J. Karr is vice-president of
the Wright Co., engaged in advertis-
ing; address, 8S 4th Ave., New York
City. — H. A. Hirshberg has for over
three years been manager of the San
Antonio Credit Men's Association,
and acting as a " business doctor for
this trade territory."

1907.

JoBN Retnolds, SeCf

2 WaO St.. New York, N.Y. '

H. McF. Ogflby is rector of the

Church of the Good Shepherd at Wa-

tertown. His address is 19 Russell Ave.,

Watertown. — P. B. Whiting is man-



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ager of the New York branch of the
Walker Vehicle Co. His address is
8709 Grand Central Terminal, New
York. — B. L. Young has been elected
to the Mass. House of Representa-
tives. — G. A. Leland, Jr., is practis-
ing medicine at 483 Beacon St., Bos-
ton. — J. K. R. Gamage is practising
law at 68 Devonshire St., Boston. —
R. B. Gregg is with Robert G. Valen-
tine, industrial counselor at 75 State
St., Boston. — Allan Davis is practis-
ing law at 200 Bakewell Bldg., Pitts-
burg, Pa. — J. H. Ijams is in charge of
the bond department of Hambleton &
Co., 43 Exchange PI, New York. —
F. R. Dick and H. H. Sutphin are as-
sociated as partners in the investment
business under the name of Dick,
Gregory & Co. Dick's address is 25
Broad St., New York., and Sutphin
has charge of the Hartford office in the
Connecticut Mutual Bldg., Hartford,
Conn. — E. B. Stern, on the comple-
tion of his term as president of the
New Orleans (La.) Association of
Commerce, was presented with a sil-
ver punch bowl by the Mayor of New
Orleans. The attention of members of
the Class visiting that city is called to
this fact.

1908.
Gut Emerson, See.,
80 Wall St., New York. N.Y.
N. W. Frost is teaching at the Mari-
enfeld School, Samarcand, N.C. —
Horace Green has just brought out an
interesting book called The Log of a
Non-Combatant, based on his experi-
ences in the war zone. — Allen Hinkel
has left Terre Haute to become gen-
eral manager of a large department
store in Wichita, . Kan. — Benjamin
Moore has opened an office for the
practice of law at'oo Wall St., New
York. — M. L. Newhall is associated



with Robert C. Lea & Co., dealers in
pig iron, iron ore, coal and coke, at 21
South 18th St., Philadelphia. — E. G.
Stillman has changed his home ad-
dress to 17 East 72d St., New York. —
Bradlee Van Brunt is a member of the
National Council of the National Se-
curity League. — G. O. Walser has
formed a partnership with B. G. Eadie
for the practice of law at New Brigh-
ton, N.Y. — C. Wiggins. 2d, has left
the practice of architecture to take up
the work of junior master at Pomfret
School, Pomfret, Conn. — The annual
New York dinner of the Class will be
held some time in March. Ball and
Glass, the first and third Marshals of
the Class, are now permanently estab-
lished in New York, and no effort will
be spared toward making the 1916
dinner the best local gathering that
the Class has ever had.

1909.
F. A. Habdimg, See,,
52 Fulton St., Bostoa.
On Friday evening, Dec. 17, an in-
formal Class dinner was held at the
Harvard Club of Boston, at which 72
members of the Class were present. J.
E. Dewey acted as toastmaster and
short speeches were made by L. K.
Lunt, N. S. Simpkins, Jr., E. B.
Smith, and C. H. Watkins. After din-
ner, E. C. Cutler gave a most interest-
ing account of his experience in France
with one of the Harvard Medical
Units, which he illustrated with some
excellent lantern slides. — Every
Tuesday between 12.30 and 2 p.m.,
there is a Class luncheon in the Japa^
nese room of the Quincy House in
Boston. About 20 men, on an aver-
age, have attended these luncheons
and they have been very successful
and enjoyable. — The committee in
charge of local Class entertainments



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is composed of T. C. Defrieze, StA, S.
Hoar, J. P. Thomas, C. H. Watkins,
and F. Morion Smith, chairman. —
Braxton Bigelow is with the British
Expeditionary Force on the western
front. He is a second lieutenant of the
Royal Field Artillery. — C. H. Bur-
ton, Jr., is at present in training at
Oxford, Eng., and intends to enlist as
a private in the British army. — Ste-
ven B. Luce, Jr., is assistant curator of
the Greco-Roman Section, University
Museum, Philadelphia. — H. G. De
Fritsch is now in the real-estate busi-
ness with Harris '& Vaughan, Inc., 560
Fifth Ave., New York. — Frank H.
Colony, Jr., who, since graduation has
been living in St. Louis, is now with
C. Howard Walker, architect, 71 Kilby
St., Boston. — Paul Smith, who left
College at the close of Sophomore
year and whose name has not ap-
peared in recent class lists, is a land-
scape architect with offices at 89 State
St:, Boston. His home is at 168
Church St., Watertown. — Robert H.
Sibley has gone to Calcutta, India, for
an indefinite period in the interests of
the Ludlow Mfg. Associates of Boston.
His address will be in care of his com-
pany, Clive St., Calcutta. — Fitch A.
Winchester is now practising law at
Room 320, Tremont Bldg., Boston. —
Newton K. Hartford has moved to
Cleveland, O. His address is care of
the Union Milling & Rolling Co. of
that city. — Thomas S. Green, for-
merly with E. A. Shaw & Co., of New
Bedford, is now with the Norton Co.,
Worcester. His permanent address is
17 Somerset St., Worcester. — Wal-
lace D. Philippbar is associated with
the Packard Motor Car Co., and his
headquarters are at 1080 Common-
wealth Ave., Boston. — It is with the
utmost regret that we announce the
loss of another well-known classmate.



Henry F. Nash, who died at Lake
George, N.Y., Nov. 25, 1915. He was
born in Cambridge in 1886, a son of
the late Dr. Henry S. Nash. While in
College he was prominent in various
branches of athletic and social life. He
played class and second team basebaU,
was a member of the Theta Delta Chi
Society, and in his Senior year was
president of the Glee Club. After
graduation he was with the Doten-
Dunton Desk Co. of Boston until
1913 and during that time suffered
intermittently from an illness with
which he became afflicted in 1908.
After 1913 he moved to Lake George,
N. Y., where he has since been engaged
in the real-estate business and in doing
secretarial work. He was married in
February, 1914, at Lake George, to
Miss Helen Bean, who survives him.

1910.
C. C. Little, Sec.,
Goddard Ave., Brookline.
The first set of notices to collect
information for the third Class Report
have been mailed. It is hoped that
replies will be prompt and numerous.
This particular set of notices has the
unique feature of freedom from any
request for financial support, and for
this reason should be received with
open arms by the entire Class. Our
" lives " since our graduation form the
most important piece of information
asked for. Do not hesitate to make
the account as long as possible. It is
better to have to edit this material
than to have it so short and general
as to lack individuality. — The Class
held its sixth annual winter dinner at
the Hotel Lenox, Saturday, Jan. 22.
About 110 members attended and all
of them felt it was the most successful
dinner that we have had for some
time. G. S. West acted as toastmaster



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and kept the spirits of all at the high-
est pitch. The dinner was so success-
ful that it seems a pity that many
more of the Class who reside within
a short distance of Boston and who
could easily have attended, did not do
so. This dinner marks the opening
gun of the Sexennial campaign and
no one can deny that the above-
mentioned gun made a creditable
detonation.

1911.

J. A. SWEETBEBy Sec,,
37 Warren St., Brookline.
At the very kind invitation of the
New York 1911 men, about twenty of
our Classmates from Boston and vi-
cinity spent New Year's Eve in New
York. There were in all sixty men who
sat down to dinner in a private dining-
room of the Harvard Club. A very
delicious dinner had been planned by
Richard Whitney and Arthur Sweet-
ser, both of whom deserve a great deal
of thanks from the Boston contingent.
W. S. Seamans was toastmaster and
did a very creditable job, although it
was not at all difficult to put life into
the party; on the contrary, it was
sometimes necessary to raise a hand in
gentle protest to the more apprecia^
tive element of the gathering. As may
be imagined no effort was made to
deliver any very serious addresses,
although Mr. Corcoran told us of the
progress of the insurance fund, and
was later seconded by the Secretary.
Songs and stories by the humorists,
accompanied by three colored musi-
cians, composed the greater part of
the entertainment, and it was a late
hour when the party finally broke up.
The Secretary wishes to thank the
New York men, on behalf of their
Boston classmates, for a very pleasant
and successful occasion and to say



that we hope we shall have the pleas-
ure of returning the compliment in the
near future. — Leonard Cushman is
pastor of the Central Unitarian
Church of Yarmouth, Me. — R. H.
Mann has been elected vice-pres. and
treas. of the Park Trust Co. of Wor-
cester. — F. Ambler Welch has pur-
chased the NorthfiM Press, including
the printing plant and newspaper. He
will make his home in Northfield as
editor of this paper. — W. G. Beach
has changed his address to 852 West
fi7th St., New York. — Mark S.
Adams's address is now 557 Mission
St., San Francisco, Cal. — J. L.
d'Este's address is 15 Central Ave.,
St. George, SUten Island, N.Y. -
Dana Palmer is in the Aviation Sec-
tion of the Signal Corps, U.S.A., San
Diego, Cal. — John Franklin Young
is in the office of Blake Bros., Boston.

1912.

R. B. WlOQLEBWOBTH, 8«C.,

23 Qaveriy Hall, Gambridie.

F. L. Allen has left the AUaniie

Monthly in Boston, and has accepted

the position of managing editor of

the Century Magcusine, New York. —

C. Amory, Jr., has returned from
Siberia, having completed his work
there for the National Museum. He
plans to enter the Columbia Law
School this February and to complete
the course which he temporarily
abandoned for the trip to Asia. —

D. H. Barrett is with the Studebaker
Corporation, Detroit, Mich. His
address in Detroit is 310 Scotten Ave.
— R. C. Benchley has left the Russell
Co. in Boston, and has accepted a
position on the New York Tribune, —
Lloyd Booth has been made treasurer
of the Trumbull Street Co., Warren,
O. His address is 250 Scott St. —
H. H. Breland is with Butler. Wyckoff



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& CampbeU, lawyers, 59 Wall St., New
York. — A. D. Brigham is in the law
office of Miller, King, Lane & Traf-
ford, 80 Broadway, New York. —
E. C. Brown is with Brown & Gues-
mer, lawyers, 1006 Metropolitan Life
Bldg., Minneapolis. — £. J. Bryan,
formerly chemist with S. Blumenthal
k Co., Shelton, Conn., has returned
to the Eastern laboratory of the du
Pont Powder Co. His address is 318
East 9th St., Chester, Pa. — T. J.
Campbell is with Messrs. Carter &
Campbell, furniture manufacturers,
Winchendon. — F. H. Chatfield has
gone to France as an ambulance
driver. — W. Clark is with Linda-
bury, Depue & Faulks, lawyers, 50
Prudential Bldg., Newark, N. J. —
L. N. Clinton is in the engineering
department of the J. Edward Ogden
Co., 147 Cedar St., New York. He
gives his permanent address as 6
Channing St., Cambridge. — F. J.
Pennis is with Convers & Kirlin,
lawyers, 27 William St., New York.

— H. DeWindt is poultry farming in
Oconomowoc, Wis. The buildings on
his farm are of his own design, and he
expects to hatch about 8000 chickens
during the coming year. His perma-
nent address is Chanticleer Farm,
Oconomowoc, Wis. — H. L. Gaddis
is now working in the Chicago office
of the International Harvester Co.
He is at present engaged in publicity
work, and is writing for the Har-
vester World, for Trticior Farming, and
various other farming journals. His
address is 1203 North Dearborn St.,
Chicago. — T. R. Goethals has been
elected president of the graduating
class at the Harvard Medical School.

— C. H. Goodsell is with the Farm-
er's Loan & Trust Co., 22 William
St., New York. — S. S. Hanks acted
as Assistant Secretary of the Second



Pan-American Scientific Congress in
Washington. — J. L. Hi^Tinftn is with
Hannan & Healey, lawyers, 36 Rogers
Ave., Lynn. — C. J. Jenkin is with
Jenkin & Pringle, lawyers, 1st Nat,
Bank Bldg., Red Oak, la,— J. H.
Knapp is taking a year of graduate
work at Cambridge. — A. W. Knauth
is with Curtis, Maltei^Prevoost, &
Colt, lawyers, 30 Broad St., New
York. — W. F. Knowles is living in
Greenwood, Del. — F. E. Leonard,
Jr., is living at 33 Egremont Road,
Brookline. — L. F. Park gives his
present address as 29 Sever St., Wor-
cester. — J. H. Perry, Jr., who is in
the valuation department of the
Pennsylvania R.R., has been trans-
ferred from Pittsburg to Louisville,
Ky. His residence address there is
747 Y.M.C.A. Bldg. — B. Pitman,
who since graduation has been with
L. P. Hollander & Co., Boston, is
now in the New York establishment
of the company. His home address
is 27 East 62d St., New York. —
F. W. Pollard is with Warner, Gar-
field, Whiteside & Lamson, lawyers,
30 State St., Boston. — R. S. Potter
has been made an assistant cashier
in the Shawmut Nat. Bank, Boston.
— C. B. Randall was admitted to the
Michigan bar in October, and is in
the law office of William P. Belden,
Peninsula Bank Bldg., Islepeming,
Mich. — H. C. Reid is with White
& Case, lawyers, 14 Wall St., New
York. — D. Rubin is in the law office
of H. F. Payer, 1013 Williamson
Bldg., Cleveland, O. — R. Stiles is
working with the law firm of Rounds,
Hatch, Dillingham & Debevoise, 62
Cedar St., New York. — C. M.
Storey is. working in the Department
of Justice, Washington. His home
address is 1901 M St., Washington,
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Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 22 Wil-
liam St., New York, -r- S. B. Warner
is with McCutchen, Olney & Willard,
lawyers, Merchants' Exchange Bldg.,
San Francisco, Cal. — E. H. Warren
is teaching at Middlesex School, Con-
cord. — L. O. Wavlc is in the law
office of J. T. Macey, 710-11 E & C
Building, Denver, Col. — R. W.
Williams is with Ritchie, Janney &
Griswold, 629 Title Bldg., Baltimore,
Md. — A. C. Yarnall is at present
with Reilly, Brock & Co., bankers,
306 Chestnut Street. Philadelphia,
Pa. — H. W. Famsworth was killed
Sept. 28 at the battle of Champagne,
where he was fighting as a member of
the Foreign Legion. The following
letter, written by a companion in
arms, bears testimony to his courage,
to his coolness, and to his unselfish-
ness, during the last days of his life.
The author is a Polynesian Prince,
who was a student at Oxford when
war was declared. A copy of the letter
has come to the Class through the
kindness of Mrs. William Fams-
worth, of Boston, our classmate's
mother:

Hospital Complimentaire,

17 Pre Ata CUrca
Lyon CBrettaux), Franc;
OU. i, 1916.

Dear Mrs. Farnsworth:

At the request of your son, I am to
say with real pain that he was severely
wounded on the afternoon of the 28th
of September last, on the 4th day of
the battle of Champagne, a little in
front of the German wire entangle-
ments of the second line before the
Fortin de Navarin. A large number
of machine guns were on the right
flank, and in front, where they were
concentrating their fire on the leading
files of the attacking party, and no
stretcher-bearer could possibly reach



the spot where he was lying. Toward
dusk the column was still being held
up. I left for the rear about this time,
but all I could do, I regret to say, was
to ask medical people to go up if pos-
sible. As one who has seen a great deal
of him here, I would venture to men-
tion how much his coolness under
fire has on occasions helped to steady
the section, and how his indifference to
danger prompted him at all times to
volunteer for the most dangerous
posts. Under a withering rifle and
machine-gun fire, he denied my
first word and dug a hole for me, to
which act I probably owe my life. Up
to the present, no fresh information
of him has come my way, but I shall
always be glad to furnish any previous
news. May I express my profound
and sincere sympathies.

Yours very truly,

J. L. V. SUIAXTNA.

1014.
Levkbeit Saltonbtall, See^
90 Bay 8tat« Road, Boston.
The Boston members of the Class
had another dinner before the Yale
hockey game, renewing the pleasant
custom originated last year. The
Secretary will tell you more about it
in his next report. — The following
items were taken from the replies to a
circular letter sent out by the Sec-
retary: Reginald Home is teaching at
Dummer Academy. — Leslie Clyde
is working for the General Electric
Co. at Lynn. — R. H. Allen is a part-
ner in the Viking Manufacturing Co.,
Fulton, N.Y., making spark plugs.
His address is as above. — Paul
Avery is working with Avery & Saul,
at 207 Congress St., Boston, engaged
in the metal trades. — C. C. Adsit,
Jr., is now working for the C, B. &
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West Jackson Boulevard, Boom 1100.
— H. St. John is studying botany in
Cambridge. His address is Wads-
worth House. — R. G. Dort is teach-
ing at Groton School; and on Sundays
is doing mission preaching. — L. C.
Robinson is teaching English in the
Colfax High School, and hopes to get
back to Harvard for further study.
His present address is North 108
Lake St., Colfax, Wash. — F. H.
Storms is opening a branch office of
the Babson Statistical Organization
in Pittsburg. His present address is
care of the Organization, Wellesley. —
J. S. Tomajon is living at 23 Hamlet
St., Somerville, and is tutoring in
Boston. He hopes to return to the
Harvard Law School next year. —
W. A. Slater, Jr., is driving an ambu-
lance in France. His address is 1731
I St., Washington, D.C. — K. G.
Reed is in the dye business with K. N.
Gilmore & Co. — J. L. Stifel is stiU
working at the Johns Hopkins Medi-
cal School. — H. R. Hilliard is work-
ing in the bond department at the
Mellon Nat. Bank, Pittsburg. He has
just returned from a trip to Honolulu
and through the West. — W. A. Per-
rins, Jr., is employed in the Crofoot
Gear Works, Cambridgeport, as assis-
tant to the general manager and as an
efficiency expert. Address, care of the
company, 31 Ames St., Cambridge. — '
£. A. Duncker is in business in New
York. His home address is 138 Hen-
drix St.. Brooklyn, N.Y. — A. G.
Webster, Jr., has returned to College
to get his A.B. His Cambridge ad-
dress is Fairfax 43. — E. P. Coleman,
Jr., is engaged in planting and cattle-
raising. He has added 6000 acres to
his ranch. — H. G. Francke is work-
ing for the Barrett Mfg. Co. He is in
the sales department at the Boston
office. — K. C. Parker is in the em-



ployment of the Ludlow Mfg. Asso-
ciates, 111 Devonshire St., Boston. —
R. N. Nye is still in the Medical
School. His address is 15 Nether^
lands Rd., Brookline. — A. P. Win-
sor is in the Medical School, and lives
at 15 Netherlands Rd., Brookline. —
G. W. F. Hoehn is working as assist-
ant bookkeeper in the Schumacher
Gold Mines, Ltd., Schumacher, Ont.

— F. W. Hunter is in the bond busi-



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