American. One of the electives; most popular with the members of the Wednesday
afternoon "Dramatic League."
Black List. A system of registration devised for the purpose of stimulating the imaginative activities of the prosaic…
By Their Words You Shall Know Them.
"Nothing doing; get out."
"Can't consider it."
"Here, here, now."
"Come around in six weeks."
"Ho—ho—ho; No free—day today."
"I want to say to."
"Now, precisely what do you mean?"
Award of Elocution
1887. In Elocution-Edmond J. Stackhouse, Davenport, Iowa.
1888. In Elocution-William McDonough, Davenport, Iowa.
1889. In Elocution-Bart J. Cavanaugh, Des Moines, Iowa.
1892. In Elocution-W. P. Shannahan, Holbrook, Iowa.
Award of Excellence. 1886. General Excellence—Charles 0'Reily,Fort Dodge, Iowa.
1887. General Excellence—William McDonough, Davenport, Iowa.
1888. General Excellence—Philip Ryan, Muscatine, Iowa.
1889. General Excellence—Frank Kottenstette,…
Very Rev. Frank McManus, Council Bluffs, Iowa. 1884.
James V. McManus, Davenport, Iowa. 1894.
Rev. Thomas P. Murphy, Guthrie Center, Iowa. 1895.
John H. Neagle, LaSalle, Illinois. 1897.
Ralph A. Nettleton, Rock Island, Illinois. 1906.