Abbott High School - Blue and Gold Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

 - Class of 1935

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THE COMMERCIAL CLUB MISS EDNA LEWIS, Sponsor A new club, sponsored by Miss Lewis, was organized this year. The students of the Commercial Arithmetic and Bookkeeping classes found it very interesting and helpful. The organization met once a month on Thursday during home room periods. The officers for the first semester were: President .......A.......................................... Raymond Schrauf Vice President ............ ..i,... M ildred Hempstead Secretary-Treasurer ...,... ............ D oris Hendricks Reporter .,..................... ..........,......,. I rene Solyom Program Chairman ,,...,..... .....,...... L ou Edythe Tazewell Oificers for second semester were: President ............................ ..................... E merson Mason Vice President ......... .........,.,,.. H azel Lind Secretary-Treasurer... .............. Virginia Kline Reporter ....................... ............. D orothy Begalka. Program Chairman .......................... Lou Edythe Tazewell Talks given by prominent business men of Elgin were enioyed and proved very beneficial to the members. Skits were given by some of the members and were received with much enthusiasm. On April 3 an amusing but instructive play was given in the auditorium by some of the club. The scene was a business office with appropriate properties. The purpose of the play was to show how to apply for a position and also the correct conduct in an office. Vivian Lind acted as a stenographer for Emerson Mason, a gray-haired busi- ness man. Monica Hickey, an office girl, had to put up with the grumbling of Albert Wenzel, a lazy, care-free office boy. Iean Musekamp ably took the part of a Happer applicant who was sure she belonged in the office as a secretary. Doris Hendricks was the model secretary. Richard Lay and Raymond Schrauf showed two types of em- ployers while Carl Bohne impersonated a nervous business man. Alice Nielsen filled the roll of a business woman selling insurance. THE ART DEPARTMENT Miss Holland and her Art students have been kept busy throughout the year providing scenery for the stage, posters, party and banquet accessories, and annual plates. The members of the staff wish to express their appre- ciation to Mary Mink for our cover and to Margaret Hallock, Nancy Hazelton, Barbara Iohnson, Otis Anderson, Margaret Feddre and Dick McCornack for other plates used throughout the annual. GIRL RESERVES The Girl Reserves of Abbott School had a most enjoyable year under the direction and leadership of Miss Mildred Yates and Miss Dorothy Baumruck. The officers for the first semester were: President, Dorothy Larson, Vice President, Wilcke Lou Hicksg Secretary, Mary Logan, Treasurer, Phyllis Millen. The officers for the second semester were: President, Iean Musekampg Vice President, Wilcke Lou Hicksg Sec- retary, Evelyn Rammg Treasurer, Phyllis Millen. The social activities of the year included several pot luck suppers held at the Y. W. C. A., a Halloween party, and the making of Thanksgiving baskets. The Girl Reserves attended a dance on May ll at Camp Tu-Endi-Wie. The receiving of the Girl Reserve rings, a great honor, was bestowed upon Wilcke Lou Hicks and Evelyn Ramm. HI-Y The Abbott Iunior Hi-Y, under the sponsorship of Mr. Robert T. Winn, had a successful year. The officer: for the first semester were: President ............. ....... . Fred Wascher Secretary .............. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, J oe Koch Vice President ....... ......... G eorge Parsons Treasurer .............. ,....,, E dwin Wggcher The officers for the second semester were: President ............,........................................... Fred Wascher Secretary .............................,.,..,..,....,,.,,.,,,, Robert Meadowg Vice President ............................... ........... E merson Mason Treasurer ........................... ,.,,.,,.,,,..,..,... . ,,.,,,,, C lifford Lohg The social activities of the year included a theater party in February, a Hi-Y dance in March, and the Hi-Y and Tri-Y dance in May. The members of the Club were guests of the High School -Iunior Hi-Y at a Christmas party. The officers represented the club at the West Suburban Conference held at Downers Grove, March 17, 1935. ABBOTT CARNIVAL On May 7 the P. T. A. sponsored a carnival to help defray the expenses of the Blue and Gold. IN MEMORY OF Robert Range Ruth Meuser T371

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GIRL SCOUTS MISS MARGARET CROCKER, Leader Top row: Celia Mell, Vera Engelkingr, Veronica Engelking, Marie Hugh, Nancy Hazleton, Sylvia Vary, Margaret Redeker, Marjorie Atchison, Second row: Betty Anderson, Carol Healey, Margaret Sham- berizer, Norma Henning, Shirley Kelley, Lorene Themer, Joan McBride, Josephine Ridgley. Third row: Carolyn Starrett, Frances Nord, Verdelle Bruckner, Miss Margaret Crocker, Betty Affeld, Margaret Hallock, Dorothy Nuttiniz, Jean Henley, Ruth Ann Kelley. GIRL SCOUTS The Girl Scouts of Abbott School have had a very busy and enjoyable year. They fixed over toys for un- fortunate children at Christmas time. They also organized classes in First Aid and llome Nursing. They enjoyed several social activities which included an entertainment for the Girl Scouts of Elgin by the national president, Mrs. lidey, a hike to Trout Park and a very exciting time at a toboggan party. The officers for the year: Treasurer ........... ..................... D orothy Nutting Patrol Leaders... ....... Marie Hugh, Betty Aifeld, Marjorie Atchison Captain. .......,..........,....... . ..,................... Miss Margaret Crocker BOY SCOUTS MR. LEO MONTGOMERY, District Commissioner of Elgin Council of Boy Scouts Top row: Bill Smith, Kenneth Steffen, Donald Gergen, John Thompson, Ralph Day, Harry Jennejahn, Dick. Lange, Orlin Frautnick, Earl Adams. Third row: Bob Nitz, Ralph Rowe, Gordon Wolfe, George Hoffman, Mervin Christensen, Mr. Leo C. Montgomery, Merrill Forney, Ronald Voltz, Paul Rogers, George Groneman, John Mcliean, Billy Sechrist. Second row: Leslie Davenport, Dick Prideaux, Bob Smith, Robert Browne, Lee Gabby, Robert Becker, Bud Cooper, Norman Schmidt, Harold Lange, Bill Lange, Charles Knapp. First row: Bob Graham, Merrill McLaughlin, Arthur Krambeer, Frank Waterman, Norman Hopkins, Paige Burbank, LeRoy Elvin. l36l

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Smile Mr. Dueringer: "Do you want a large or a small picture?" Student: "A small one." Mr. Dueringer: "Then please close your mouth." Smile Math. Teacher: "You don't understand? W'ell, just watch the blackboard, and I'll go through it." Smile Teacher: "What do you understand by the word deficit, Johnny?" Johnny: "It's what you've got when you haven't got as much as you had when you had nuthin'." Smile Many a father who worked his way through college is now working his son's way through. Smile Never break your bread or roll in your soup. Smile Nowadays the only red men who bite the dust are those who eat spinach. Smile Teacher: "Use the word commercial in a sentence." Student: "When I call my dog she'1l either commercial stay, according to how she feels." Smile Jack: "What is the noblest king of dog ?" Jill: "I give up." Jack: "The hot dog. It not only doesn't bite the hand that feeds it: it feeds the hand that bites it." Smile John had given the information on his test paper in geography that a furlough was a donkey. The teacher was interested in knowing why John gave this information, hence this conversation: Teacher: "John, where did you find the information that a furlough was a donkey ?" John: "In my geography." Teacher: "Please bring the geography to me." John did so, and a picture was shown of a soldier sitting on a donkey. The caption under the picture read: "OH on a Furloughf' Smile Bill: "Who won the race to the fence, you or the bull?" Pete: "lt was a toss-up." Chatter Smile Feminine Patient: "Doctor, why does a small cavity feel so large to the tongue?" Dentist: "Just the natural tendency of your tongue to exaggerate, I suppose." Smile "And if I take the job I'm to get a five hundred dollar raise every year?" "Yes, provided, of course, that your work is satisfactory." "Ah! I thought there was a catch in it somewhere." Smile First Student: "I wish I could be like the river l" Second Student: "Like the river? In what way ?" First Student: "Stay in bed, and yet fol- low my course!" Smile Teacher: "By what is Australia bounded, Fred?" Fred: "Kangaroos" Smile Football player lto his motherbz "Gosh, this spaghetti reminds me of football." Mother: "Why ?" Son: "Always ten more yards to go." Smile Serious Escort: "I'm sure we all have our own hopes and aims in life, Miss Brown. What is the height of your ambition ?" Miss Brown: "About six feet, good-look- ing and lots of money!" Smile Customer: "Have I the pleasant expres- sion you require?" Photographer: "Perfectly, sir." Customer: "Then shoot quick: it hurts mv face." Smile Science has invented an earthquake an- nouncer that goes off like an alarm clock. Now if science would invent an alarm clock that goes off like an earthquake more boys vfould get to school on time. Smile Ho: "So you graduated from the barber's college? What was your college yell?" Bo: "Cut his lip, Rip his jaw, Leave his face, Raw! raw! raw!" Smile "Which would you rather have been- Mary Queen of Scots or Joan of Arc ?" "You have the floor: relieve my anxiety." "Joan of Arc, because she got a hot steak while Mary only got a cold chop." Smile Mr. Justwed: "What did you do to this meat? It has such a peculiar taste." Mrs. Justwed: "Oh, nothing. It did get a little burnt, but I fixed that-I applied Un- gentine right away." Smile The absent-minded professor drove up to his garage door. looked inside, and blinked. Then he leaped back into his car and drove like fury to the police station. Smile Mother: "James, why are you late?" James: "Teacher kept me." Mother: "Why?" James: "In class she asked me how many teeth a person has, and I said, 'A mouthfulf " Smile Freshman: "I don't know." Sophomore: "I am not prepared." Junior: "I do not remember." Senior: "I don't believe I can add any- thing to what has already been said." The Most Beautiful Words in Any Language Why Teachers Need Vacations "Class dismissed." "I'll excuse you this time." .. "There is no assignment for tomorrow." H "Touchdownl" "Your grade is 100." "Boys, may I introduce you to Claudette Colbert?" "The depression is over." "Do we have to write this with pencil or ink?" "Can't I stay tomorrow instead of tonight?" What's the date today?" When do we have to hand this in?" May I borrow a ruler?" "O, I forgot to bring my excuse." "I wrote my theme, but I left it home." ll 1. Do you take any off for spelling?" "There will be no school next week." HMM, I take that test over again 7" "No one claimed this S10 you found." "Do I have to make up the work I missed?" l33l

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