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Campus Views 1919

Campus Views 1919

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"The prizes of industrial and commercial leadership will faU to the nation which organizes its scientific forces

most effectively."

Elihu Root.

The college motto i cieuce with Practice." The college pirit is the

spirit of service. While uccess in life involves accumulation, the greatest sati faction a well as the greatest good comes through ervice,

The co lle gc believes in service by itself also. The people of the state are Iearning to use the college more and more. This is r ight. It is the people's co lleae. As il ls an in titurion giving attention to agriculture, and the industries and to howe making and as Iowa is an agricultural and an industrial state and a tate filled with homes, it i natural that the college should be in dose touch with and render assi ranee to the great aet ivit ie of the state. For such purpose it wan founded in the dark days of the Civil War and to render the best service along these line always has been the h iahe t aim of those who were looking to the welfare of the in tirution and directinc it activities,



CAMPUS VIEWS 1919-1920

Vol. XVII, No. 46, April 16, 1919.

Puhlished weekly by the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.. Ente.redas Second Class Matter at the Post Office at Ames, Iowa, under the Act of Congress of Augnst 24, 1912.


The Iowa State College of Agdculture and Mechanic Arts conducts work in five major lines:




The Graduate Division conduct advanced research and instruction in all these five lines. Four-year, five-year and six- ear collegiate cour es are offered in different divisions of the College, on-collegiate courses are offered in agriculture, engineering and home economics. Summer se ions include graduate, collegiate and non-collegiate work. Short courses are offered in the winter.

Extension courses are conducted at various points throughout the state.

Re eareh work i conducted in the Agricultural and Engineering Experiment rations and in the Veterinary Research Laboratory.

Special announcements of the different branches of the work are supplied, free of charge, on application. The general college catalogue will be sent on request. Address,

The Registrar,

Ames, Iowa.

Corps of cadets in the spring of 1917, under command of Brigadier General hmes Rush Lincoln, Tile officer leading the column is Major W. C. Langwill '08, who was killed on the battlefield in France.

Fourth down, three, and the tension grows; lands are hu hed ; then the eager crowd In the stadium, rov 8 on rows,

Voice their war cry in cadence loud.

Crouching: linemen react like spring ;

Backs drive forward, the ball clutched tight, erved anew as the chorus rings

Over the chalk lines, "Fight, Ames! FIGHT!"

Fog and mud and a cheerless dawn;

WIli pers pass through the sullen rain; "Two minutes more, boys l Pass it out!"

Then, 3 whistle thrills nds the strain:

Rattle of stones from the parapet

oldiers scrambled to left and r lght ; Mounting-eyes flashing br ighter yet

t the heart-stirrmg logan, "Fight, Ames! FIGHTl"

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By Harold Willard Glea on.

Cry of Iowa State College (Ames). Carried over the top by forty me,n o/the 168th Infantry, Rainbow Di'visiOfl.

Thus they answered when honor called, Giving all to their country's needs, Leavin g their college sta tely walled, Blazing her 113me with plendid deeds.

Heroes, late of the foothall field, Doing battle for God and Right, houlder to shoulder, never to yield,

With their gloriou war cry, "Fight, Ames! IGHT!"

Our ervice Flag as ba ed on incomplete records before the armistice.

One of. the mil itary delac h m ents trained at Iowa . late


The Iowa State College Ambulance Unit. which erved in France and Italy.

The Campanile. The Margaret chimes are played for fifteen minutes twice daily.

Agricultural Hall.


An additional Dew building has been authorized by tbe Legislature, to be erected as 6000 as funds ate available.

Many of the trees on the Campus were planted dur-ing the early years of the College. They represent a large number of the species thaI. do well in this climate. There are more than 100 different species. Certain groups of trees have heen dedicated to the Foflowinm Dr. A. S. Welch, Dr. W. M. Beardshear, Dr. Seaman A. Knapp, Dr. C. E. Bessey, Prof. J. L. Budd,. Dr.

M. Stalker, Dr. LaVerne W. Noyes.

Lake LaVerne,. provided through the generosity of Dr. LaVerne W. Noyes '72.

Engineering Hall.

The main Veterinary Buildings and the Serum Plant,


The new Greenhouses and the Plant Industry Building. The building at the center rear is occupied by the Agricultural Engineering and the on-colfegiate Agricultural departments.

The Power Plant furnishes beat, light, and power for all College buildings.

Central Building and about 2,700 students and faculty members.

"Old fain" and the college cadet corps ill 1893. Thi bu ilding was erected in 1864 and was destroyed by fire ill 1900. It stood on the site now occupied by Central Building. It contained both elas rOOInS and dormitor rooms. ben it was bujJt and for many years after tbere were DO other available student quarters on or near the



The Dairy Building.

A winter and summer scene at the same campus bridge taken from opposite directions.

Margaret Hall, the first special dormitory for women students.

The three new dormitories for women students. Each dormitory has its own dining room or room and kitchen.

East Drive and the new cement bridge over College Creek.

The new Chemistry Building, adapted especially to the needs of students in technical courses.


The new barns on the dairy fann, located about one mile south of the main campus.

The new Animal Husbandry Lahoratory wit h full e qui p men t lor laughtering and


The sheep barns and pens.


A view southwest from Central BUilding in 1919, showing the nex hospital at the left, the bleachers and the gymnasium in the background, the hydraulic laboratory, the team and gas laboratory, and the foundry.

A view over the same territory, looking southwe t from "Old Main"; taken about 1888, and hewing the new boarding Collage built in 1882 (torn down to make room for Alumni Hall), the old boarding cottage built in 1880 (which now serves as an annex to the hosp ital l, the chemistry laboratory (destroyed by fire), the original engineering building (1M is the only building hown in the epposite picture) and the old carpenter shop. ore the top of the victory bell helter partly hidden near tbe right lower corner; this Iittle tower occupies the same position today. The sidewalk through the center of the picture will recall many bappy hours to the old graduates who lived in "Old Main" and who were allowed to promenade on this walk under certain regulations.

Alumni Hall-the south side showing: effect of recent planting: improvements. The Y. M. C. A., Y. W. C. A. and Alumni Association offices are loeated in this building,

Engineering Annex.


•.. I intercollegiate football game on the athletic field adjacent to the gymnasium. The new concrete bleachers have seals for 6,000 people.

A pushball contest between Sophomores and Freshmen.

A May Day celebration.


A view of the Campus from the east side.




It is not too much to say to the college graduate that in time he or she hould become a leader, maybe a leader of II mall gronp, or of multitudes, but a leader Who e Iaee is turned in the r ight direction and who is not marking time.

Let me tell you the most important thing about a real leader. He is not self- elected. He is one who e superior qualities are evident to his neighbors and II sociates without himself point; ng them out, He is ODe who, without ostentation, makes good in his own affairs, does his duty honestly toward his government, and is willing and glad to help hi brother,

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