Aledo High School - Astrum (Aledo, IL)

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Clap hands, here comes Aledo, Clap hands, here comes Aledo, Clap hands, here comes Aledo now. Come in, we are happy, come in, make it snappy. All are happy, snappy now. ' We are here to fight for green and white, boys. Let us keep our pep and boost our team until we see the finish. Keep them from making baskets. Give us names, we-'ll order Caskets. Stay in there, make the baskets now. FoREwoRD ..O1 The year is ended. it h2lS'b6CIl filled with 4honor, with glory, with endeavor, and with disap- pointment. It is for these Seniors, the cl-ass of 1926 in order that they may have a permanent record of the high school year, that we who have labored over this volume, aim to characterize as far as pos- sible, the life of A. H. S. as it really is, and to indicate the progress of our school. Also we wish, in compiling this record, to reproduce the environ- ment in which high school students are living, so that you, alumni, may recall your high school days, so that you, instructors, may enjoy again the year you have lived with us, so that you, undergraduates, may catch the spirit that will hold you forever to your high school. Thus we greet you and hope that you all, alumni, class of 1926, faculty, fellow students, may catch that spirit that will draw us ever nearer and nearer to a greater high school. 4 The Astrum-Pdedp I-ligh,School . MRS. MELVIN BELLOWS MR. EDWIN BAY Y0u've a manner t11at's all your own. You're a man of the students' choiceg You've a smile that we Cfslllyt compare. Square- as the square of steel. And at your command You're as staunch and strong Is the grasp of a hand As the day is long, With a touch that is magic there. And a friend that we all call-REAL. We, the Class of 1926, dedicate the seventh volume of the Astrum. 4 The Astrum-Aledo High School ilm ili liin ill li I' il I 3 , A - A .,. ., .,. ., TQUIQHA AY . acult Q E gli1rm1rm1rfm ' " ' ' 7 " 'f' ' ' ' ' ' "' ' ' ' 1" mg The Astrum-Aledo High Scho6l History M R. H A R RY C ROY L E Commercial Department Carnegie College Greenfield Business College Oskalossa College B. C. S. A B MISS HAZEL VANATTA English Michigan University A. B. Wisconsin University MISS DORIS MITCHELL Physical Training A. A. Illinois University MR. L. C. McCARTY Superintendent Economics A. B. Indiana University A M Wisconsin Indiana State Normal MISS MILDRED SENOUR B. A. Indiana S. T. College M. A U ' e 't . mv rs1 y of Wisconsin MISS LEITHA Mathematics Junior Advisor A. B. Millikin University SCH ROLL MR. EDWIN BAY Agriculture B. S. University of Illinois MISS MILDRED QARTWRIGHT Language University of Illinois A. B. Syracuse University do W in The ASIEQQXIQE5 High School MRS. MELVIN BELLOWS English and Public Speaking C 11 A. B. orne School of Expression MISS MILDRED MANNON Civics and Algebra A. B. University of Illinois MISS FRANCES McCUTCHAN Chemistry and General Science B. S. Knox College MR. ALPHONSO BARRETT History and KENNY Physics CONSTANT goal? Manual Bradley Training University Coach James Millikin ,MISS RUTH gofre cHuRcHu.l. ame Domestic Science B. A. W. I. S. T. College MISS WINIFRED HANER Music Knox College Macomb Normal MR. ORMAN SIMPSON Orchestra Director The Astrum-Aledo High School 7 W f' 'f ix N f' si A I 'F 'a s ' I 3 Q uinn : + IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII M454 uuuuuumm ummmunun uuuuuluul :mum Ihe Astrum-Aledo High School WJ - - A - , ., .lQH5QlQ'll!dllX1l1QlI!Dll , , , L ' ' ' ' - .,. A Ag if E Q E 5 E 21 E 5 E Q GHIGI' E E 5 Q E Q1 5 E " 'i' i' A' liEiliH" ' . . F . OFFICERS President ..........,...,,.............,.........................,,............. Alice O'Day Vice President ......... ............................ ......... T e ddy Moberg Secretary ................ .......... .................,. D 0 nna Olin Treasurer ....,.,... ............................................ J ennie Murphy Colors Orchid and Silver Flower Sweet Pea Motto "Out of School Life Into Life's School? The Astrum-Aledo High School 6 W 6 1 Z ALICE O'DAY "Her glance-how wildly beautiful." Editor-in-Chief of Astrum 1415 Class Presi- dent 1415 Commercial Success Staff 1415 Girls' Booster Club 1415 The Arrival of Kitty 1415 Class Treasurer 1315 Hottentot 1315 Girls' Glee Club 1315 Assistant Editor of "A" 1315 Girls' Basketball 12-115 G. A. A. 12-115 Chorus 12-115 Kiwanis Declamation Contest 1115 Baseball 1115 Freshman Reporter of "A" 1115 Minstrel Show 111. MARTIN CONWAY "He cannot look demure, but spite of all he doe-s he shows a laughter's cheek." Commercial Club 1415 Boys' Booster Club 1415 Cheer Leader 1415 Intramural Basketball 1415 Reynol-ds 13-2-11. VELMA SCULL "She is as good as she is fair." The Arrival of Kitty 1415 Calendar, Astrum 1415 Commercial Club 14-315 Vice President of Commercial Club 1415 Glee Club Musicale 1415 Orchestra 13-215 Girls' Baseball 1215 Basketball 12-115 G. A. A. 13-2-115 Glee Club 1115 Minstrel 1115 Track 111. SARAH LEMON "The sweetest soul that ever looked with human eyes." Girls' Booster Club 1415 Commercial Club 14-315 G. A. A. 13-2-11. THEODORE M0B1ERG "Resorts to his memory for his jokes and to his imagination for his facts." Athletic Editor, Astrum 1413 Joke Editor "A" 1415 The Arrival of Kitty 1415 Vice President of Class 1415 Class. President 1315 The Hottentot 1315 Basketball 14-3-215 Com- mercial Club 14-31g Glee Club 14-11g Vice President of Glee Club 14-115 Public Speak- ing 1115 Minstrel 111. DOROTHALENE LITZENBERGER "Her airs are so modest, her aspect so meekg so simple, yet sweet, are her charms." Commercial Club 1415 Girls' Glee Club 14-315 Chorus 13-2-115 G. A. A. 12-11. DALE FENDER "He who has many friends let him have a good wife." Assistant Editor Astrum 1415 Intramural Basketball 1413 Boys' Glee Club 1415 Chorus 1415 Mixed Quartet 1415 Song Leader 1415 Business Manager Commercial Club 14-313 Ag Club Treasurer 1315 Football 14-3-215 The Hottentot 131. RUTH DUNN "The blue, fearless eyes in her fair face, and her soft voice tells of a rare race." Commercial Club 14-315 G. A. A. 12-11. The Astrum -Aledo Pligh School Z " 4,... .,- .3 .3 - We , J, umm nnuuumnnunnmunmmmmumuumu umuu IIIIIIIIIIIII I num I 12,9 ESTHER JOHNSON "Brilliant, beautiful, with her ever-flowing wealth of ideas." Valedictoriang Editor of Astrum 1435 The Arrival of Kitty 1435 Assistant Editor of "A" 1435 Secretary of Girls' Glee Club 1435 Girls' Booster Club 1435 Glee Club Musicale 1435 Debate 1335 Commercial Club 1335 Oratory 1335 Girls' Glee Club 14-3-235 Chorus 13-235 G. A. A. 13-2-135 Secretary of G. A. A. 1235 Kiwanis Declamation Contest 1135 Public Speaking 113. CHARLIE SABBATH "The only man who really is what he ap- pears to be is a gentleman." Glee Club 1435 Basketball 14-3-235 Com- mercial Club 14-3-13. EDITH BAXTER "A maiden never bold of spirit." Alumni Editor, Astrum 1435 Alumni Editor "A" 1435 Girls' Booster Club 1435 Oration 1435 Orchestra 14-3-235 Commercial Club 1335 Debate 1335 Glee Club 14-3-2-135 Basketball 13-2-135 Baseball 13-2-135 Chorus 13-235 Track 13-2-15 Minstrel Show 113. VIVIAN DECKER "A smile for all, a welcome, glad, a jovial, coaxing way she has." Girls' Booster Club 1435 Commercial Club 14-335 Basketball 13-2-135 Track 13-2-135 Base- ball 13-2-13. CLIFFORD MORROW "Be what you really are, and speak what you think." Commercial Club 1435 Boys' Booster Club 143251JWest Port High School, Kansas City 13- - . JENNIE MURPHY "Long live the merry heart that laughs by day and night." Senior Class Treasurer 1435 Secretary and Treasurer of Commercial Club 1435 Editor- in-Chief "A" 1435 Mixed Quartet 1435 Glee Club 14-3-235 Booster Club 1435 The Hotten- tot 1335 Vice President of G. A. A. 1335 Girls' Basketball 1335 Chorus 13-235 G. A. A. 13-235 Commercial Club 14-335.Baseball 13-235 Track 1235 Little York 113. HERBERT FISHER "May heaven its closest blessings. send on such a lad and such a friend." Track 14-3-2-135 Football 14-3-235 Ag Club 14-335 Intramural Basketball 143. HELEN SUTTON "A blooming girl-conspicuous flower, ad- mired for her beauty, for her sweetness." Girls' Glee Club 14-335 G. A. A. 1235 Chorus 113. The Astrum-Aledo High School ll x r N 1 a DONNA OLIN "Talent, grace, and art are hers." Literary Editor, Astrum 1415 Editor-in-Chief of Commercial Success 1415 Commercial Club 1415 Class Secretary 14-315 Glee Club 14-3-215 Booster Club 1415 Song Leader 1415 Mixed Quartet 1415 "A" Staff 1315 I-lottentot 1315 G. A. A. 13-215 Basketball 13-215 Baseball 13-215 Track 1215 Chorus 13-213 Salutatorian. LAWRENCE SKINNER "No matter for his birthplace, his parentage. success has all in all in his name." Ag Club 14-3-215 President Ag Club 1415 Judging Team 1315 Commercial Club 14-31. RACHEL LEMON "From the crown of her head to the sole of her foot she is all mirth." Girls' Booster Club 1415 G. A. A. 13-2-115 Commercial Club 1315 Basketball 111. LEONARD OLSON "He speaks, believes, and acts just as he ought." Ag Club 14-3-215 Commercial Club 141. GERALD GREER "I am an extremely reserved man." Commercial Club 1415 Boys' Booster Club 1415 Boys' Glee Club 1415 Chorus 1315 Glee Club 121g Track 14-3-21. MARY HECK "While men have eyes or ears or tastes, she'll always find a lover." Organization Editor, Astrum 1415 Girls' Booster Club 1415 Assistant Editor Commerc- ial Success 1415 Reporter, Commercial Suc- cess 1315 Commercial Club 14-315 G. A. A. 13-2-11. ANNA RUSE "The girl to do her -duty, and where to find her equal would be hard to tell." Public Speaking 14-115 Debate 1315 Com- mercial Club 1315 Basketball 13-2-115 G. A. A. 12-11. CECILE MAE GORMAN 2 "We know you are full of good nature." . Commercial Club 14-315 Chorus 1115 G. A. i A. 111. i 12 The Astrum Aledo High School .N ci-1-.lo-c. 1a'a Q: V My ,fm F 3' 6' " Y ig llllIIIIlllllllllllllllllIlllllllllllllllllllllll IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Illllllllllllllll mmm: IIIII I II IIIIIIIIIIIII I IIIIIIII GLENN MONSON "To him a frolic is a high delight, a frolic he'd hunt for from day to night." The Arrival of Kitty 1433 Intramural Bask- etball 1433 Boys' Booster Club 1433 Assistant President of Ag Club 1333 The Hottentot 133. Business Manager Astrum 1433 Ag Club 14-333 FREDA YOUNG "A gentle maid of rural breeding, by na- ture first and then by reading." Commercial Club 1333 Little York 12-13f FRANCIS BARNES "He lived at peace with all mankind, in friendship he is true." ' Arrival of Kitty 1433 Commercial Club 14-333 Ag Club 14-33. MARIE BARRELL "She is meek and little, her heart is kind but taken." Commercial Club 14-333 Girls' Booster Club 1433 G. A. A. 13-2-13. OPAL HANEY "Though she was on pleasure bent, she had a frugal min-d." The Arrival of Kitty 1433 Commercial Club 13-233 Glee Club 14-2-133 G. A. A. 13-2-133 Baseball 13-2-133 Basketball 133. RAYMOND KINDLESPERGER "His ways are ways of pleasantnessf' EARL JOHNSTON "Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you." Intramural Basketball 1433 Ag Club 143. VERDA GORMAN "She has a most discerning mind." Commercial Club 14-333 G. A. A. 1333 Chorus 113. The Astrum-Aledo High School 13 in E ill ll ill HARRY OLSON "A man of learning, prudent, justg a man of courage, firm, and fit for trust." Orchestra 14-3-2-115 Commercial Club 1415 Basketball 1415 Glee Club 111. MAE MORGAN "Afl'ections warm, and faith sincere, and soft humanity are here." President Commercial Club 1415 Commerc- ial Club 14-315 Assistant Editor Commercial Success 1315 G. A. A. 13-2-115 Track 13-2-11g Baseball 13-2-113 Basketball 13-2-11. A FLORENCE BEAR "Still smile, my dear, a frown or tear would mar that cheerful face." Reporter Commercial Success 1415 Com- mercial Club 141g G. A. A. 12-115 Chorus 13-2-115 Glee Club 111. VALANCE B'ROWN "Much to praise, little to be forgiven." Commercial Club 14-315 Debate 131. BEULAH LUNN "Oh wonderful creature! Oh, woman of reason! Never grave out of priceg never gay out of season." Commercial Club 14-313 Basketball 1315 G. A. A. 13-2-11. FLORENCE THORNTON "She was made for happy thoughts, for play- ful wit and laughter." Girls' Booste-r Club 1415 Commercial Club 1315 G. A. A. 13-2-115 Glee Club 1215 Basket- ball 1215 Chorus 1115 Baseball 111. MILDRED ROUNDS "B1est with plain reason and sober sense." Commercial Club 14-315 Home Economics Club 1415 Muscatine 12-11. WILLIAM CHINLUND "Of manners gentle, of affections mild." Ag Club 14-315 Football 1415 Track 14-31. 14 The Astrum -Aledo High School IIIIIlIHIHIIIIIIllI lIHHlI E GLADYS SCANNELL "Look on those eyes and thou wilt find a gladness in their beam." Commercial Club 14-313 Glee Club 1313 G. A. A. 11-21. DONNIE HECK "His tongue is always in motion, but very seldom to the purpose. Ag Club 1413 Intramural Basketball 1413 Boys' Booster Club 1413 The Hottentot 1313 Football 1413 Judging Team 141. JOSEPHINE MORRIS "She is kind hearted and serviceable in all relations of life." G., A. A. 13'2'11Q Girls' Basketball 13-2-113 Girls' Baseball 1213 Track 12-11. ETHEL OLSON "Ol lassie, thou art' fair as the morning's early beam." Commercial Club 1413 Glee Club 1413 Seaton 13-2-11. ARTHUR RUSH "He cares little for Math, his lessons he hates, but leave it to Art to get all the dates." Boys' Booster Club 1413 Boys' Glee Club 14-213 Commercial Club 14-313 Hottentot 1313 Minstrel 1113 Chorus 111. 3 KATHERINE WHITEHALL "Modesty never fails to bring good will." Glee Club 1413 New Windsor 1313 G. A. A. 12-113 Chorus 12-11. OPAL HARRIS "I'm sure care is an enemy to my life." Public Speaking 1413 Girls' Booster Club 1413 Home Economics Club 1413 Commercial Club 14-313 Baseball 13-2-113 G. A. A. 12-113 Glee Club 12-113 Chorus 14-2-113 Track 121. STANLEY FOOTE "A bag of fleas is easier to keep guard over than a woman." Business Manager Astrum 1413 Business Manager, "A" 14-313 The Arrival of Kitty 1413 The Hottentot 1313 Orchestra 14-3-2-113 Foot- ball 14-3-113 Commercial Club 14-313 Boys' Glee Club 14-113 Assistant Business Manager UAH 421, The Astrum-Alecio High School I IIIII III IIIIIIIIIIIIIII II lvl I illl i llil i I ' MYRNA MAYH EW "Sometimes coming, sometimes coy, yet she never fails to please." G. A. A. 13-2-11. HAROLD CLARK "Like a powder puff-I'm for the ladiesf' The Arrival of Kitty 1413 Circulation Mana- ger Commercial Success 14Jg Commercial Club 1495 Boys' Booster Club 1415 Orchestra 141g New Boston 13-2-11. EDNA DUNGAN "Thy smile could make a summer where darkness else would be." ' Girls' Booster Club 1415 Hottentot 1375 Chorus 13-115 Track 12-113 G. A. A. 13-2-113 Baseball 13-2-133 Basketball 13-2-13. 1 KENNETH CADY Y "A fine little fellow, honest, intelligent and kind." Commercial Club 14-33g Matherville 12-133 Joke Editor Astrum 145. F AREWELL Since the Senior class of 1926 must bid farewell to happy school days Each begins to appreciate the efforts made to fit him for New experiences which must be met in Life's School, but It will be impossible to crowd out memories of School Life. our farewell need not mean that a book of our lives is closed, Rather it is just opened to the index of a successful future. Sorry though we are to leave our dear Alma Mater, we shall eagerly seek the oppor- tunities of life which have been made possible by our years in A. H. S. -Anna Ruse '26. 16 The Astrum-Aledo High School , " 3-'He J' vw Q : lgfffixy if G as B -A f as S X B.-: a s a t ,, llllllllllllllllllllIlllllllllllllIllll lllllllllllllll Illllllll CLASS WILL We, the Class of 1926, of Aledo High School, in the County of Mercer and State of Illinois, being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of remaining in this sphere, do therefore make, ordain, and declare this to be our Last Will and Testament: We, the Senior Class, do give and bequeath Glenn Monson's practically new French book to Lee- Fender, Anna Ruse's "gift of gab" to L. C. McCarty t'o keep order in the halls, Dale Fender's "Christmas socks" to Robert Bonynge, Teddy Moberg's bashfulness to Robert Warnock, Mary Heck's powder puff to the Junior girls, Kenneth Cady's stubbornne-ss to Rex Brown, Velma Scull's "high headednessu to Margaret Amlong, Charlie Sabbath's success in basketball to his brother, Saul, Stanley Foote's ability to pu'l "quarterback sneaks" to Raymond Rube, Arthur 'Rushis "Martha Washington slippers" to Kermit Mason, Esther ,Johnson's lengthy recitations t'o Eugene Morrow, Martin L'Jonway's 40,000 dollars to the hired man, Donnie Heck's graceful locomotion to Arthur Johnson. Helen Sutton's Buick to Twila Vance that she may do as authorities bid, Ruth Dunn's strict advice of the Charleston to Teckla Berglund, Freda Young's quiet nature to Alice Johnson, Vivian Decker's curicsity to Lorna Parkinson. Herbert Fishers 160 acres to Rolland Lyons, Myrna Mayhew's driving ability to Dudley Wolfe, Francis Barnes' four wheels and tin can to Allen Olin, Rachel and Sarah Lemon's sweetne-ss to Mabel Crawford, Alice O'Day's personality to Joe Moseley, Harold Clark's pencil and notebook to Mr. McCarty, - Leonard Olson's frail structure to Leonard Fisher, his namesake, William :Chinlund's gear shift to his Ford to Lysle Fuhr, Edith Baxter's giggle to Gladys Baxter, Beulah Lunn's birdlike voice to Lee Modeer, Roy Kindlesperger's "Coup" to the chickens of the high school. We, the Senior Class, do give and bequeath the privileges obtained from the Cffice to the Junior Class so that they may not labor under so many difficulties as we have in the past year. Lastly, we nominate and appoint the following to be executors of this, our Last Will and Testament: -Prince of Wales. -Rudolph Valentino. -Charlie Chaplin. Q' lihfh' E. --W The Astrum- Aledo High School 17 l ' ll luuumnl i i I WI II HI W CLASS PROPHECY My Dear Friend: I was surprised but pleased to receive your letter, and also glad to know that you have not forgotten me. I have taken great pains in collecting the following facts concerning the present whereabouts of our old classmates of '26, Our class has scattered to the four corners of the earth-even to China where Valence Brown and Edith Baxter, now Mrs. Brown, are diligently studying. They were married recently high upon the plateau of Tibet by a Chinese priest. It is said that when Edith and Valence return they plan to open a Chop Suey Shop in New York and also conducts a small kindergarten for little "Chinks." Some more news! Kenneth Cady and Florence Thornton are happily married and living on a cattle ranch out in the great wild west-somewhere in Utah. Ken- neth was formerly a detective for several years until he and Florence decided to go west: He was very disappointed because the buffalo and Indians have disap- peared. Poor Kenneth! His success is partly attributed to his wife, who is quite a cattle woman. She is known throughout Utah as the notorious woman sheriff of Wildcat county. q Others who are far away are Donnie Heck and Beulah Lunn, who are mission- aries in the Hoka Poka Islands, wherever they are. And would you believe it? Charlie Sabbath and Lawrence Skinner are teaching Astronomy and Psychology in a Samoan school for Hulu girls. Lawrence writes that the work is quite fascinating and that Charlie has dedicated his life to enlighten those poor ignorant girls. CCharlie is also a dancing instructorj Mary Heck is a famous prima donna in Paris. For several years she was Galli Curci's pupil. Now Mary is taking Galli Curci's old role in "Carmen," which is showing at le Theatre de Champs Elysees in Paris. Florence Bear and Francis Barnes are also in her company. Edna Dungan is now a famous actress. She is appearing in "Smilin' Through," that wonderful old play which has 'been revised and is now playing at the Fine Arts Theatre in Chicago. As the demure heroine of this play, they say she is as sweet and impressive as the original Jane Cowl herself. You remember Harold Clark, do you not? I hear he is a confirmed old bachelor and woman hater. I wonder what girl broke his heart? Talking about social leaders, Velma Scull is quite prominent in the North Shore Drive Set of Chicago. Imagine this. Esther Johnson is now Countess de Melville du Pont and is living in Europe. I saw her last summer at that fashionable French resort, the Riviera. She had two large Russian wolf hounds with her. They were unusually intelligent and well-trained animals. Esther is a widow, with many millions. She is known throughout Europe for her large donations to Musical, Art and Charitable institutions. Can you imagine this? Stanley Foote is the noted minister of the Central Con- gregational church in Chicago. He is a great religious workerg and he shows so much interest in his work that Stanley is one of the most prominent ministers in America. We could not forget our' dear old friend, Glenn Monson. Early in life Glenn planned to become a Judge. However, Master Cupid shot an arrow into Glenn's heart and he never recovered from that wound. For a while Glenn was the pro- prietor of the Aledo Home Bakery. However, he has found his salary inadequate to support his wife and thirteen children, so last' week he loaded his family and a. few household articles into an old Ford. When the Monsons left town they were singing 18 The Astrum-Aledo High School .Q' ii .i those old popular songs tGlenn's favoritesj "Alabama Bound" and "California, Here I Come." No one could vouch as to their destination. Clifford Morrow is a wild animal trainer in gRingling Bros. circus. He is especially successful in training lions. Clifford talks so much that the lions do not have a chance to roar. After a short time the lions forget their ferocious natures and become quit'e docile and playful. Gladys Scannell, Leonard Olson and William Chinlund are traveling with the same circus. Gladys is a most charming little snake charmer. Leonard Olson is a tight rope walker, and William Chinlund is an expert trapeze performer. Mae Morgan is very successful as a famous 'designer in Paris, the able assistant and successor of the noted Paton who is now very old. He has trained Mae in his work and expects her to assume all the responsibilities of his shop. So for some of our prevailing styles we are indebted to our old classmate, Mae. Happiness and contentment are the ruling factors of Ethel Olson Fender's life. She is known o'er the countryside as a splendid cook. Dale is happy and well fed by Ethel's delicious pies, cakes, jams, jellies, and other sweetmeats. You would not recognize Dale. He weighs two hundred an-d forty-nine pounds. The happy couple reside on a farm near Gilchrist. Fender's Dairy is very important in supply- ing that large, flourishing city with much milk and cream. I must not forget our great authors. Our old classmate, Anne Ruse, has written the great book "Souls for Sale," which is now receiving much consideration. Also, our old friend, Harry Olson, has received much public attention lately. In his youth he was a prominent character in a "Punch and Judy" show. Since the publishing of his book, "The Value of Grasshoppersf' for which he received a large sum, he has retired to his estate. Harry has made a life study of the Grasshopper: and his book contains many accounts which are interesting and accurate in every respect. Martin Conway is a successful comedian and is appearing this week at the Chicago theatre in the comedy "Cockoo." Josephine Morris is a matron of a fashionable girls' scliobl. For several years she made a study of old Egyptian hieroglyphics. She constantly talks about the Egyptian people and next fall she expects to go to Egypt for the third time. She is going to teach in a girls' school in Cairo. A News! Arthur Rush is the proprietor of the -Aledo Sweet Shop . You should see Arthur mix the "Coos" and "Cremoes." My! How efficient Arthur is in that work. He likes it too, for he says there is something in the atmosphere about the Sweet Shop that makes his hair curly. Arthur is also an unusual musician. He has an engagement for the winter season to play in a very good orchestra at the "Chicago". theatre. The Lemon twins, Sarah and Rachel, are great artists. Working together, they have painted many wonderful pictures. Their picture, "The Broken Heart," at- tracted much attention at the recent Art Exposition in Pasis. Success to them! I heard that Opal Haney is happily married to a clothing merchant in St. Louis. Mildred Rounds is a History teacher in the University of Oklahoma. Earl Johnson an-fl Katherine Whitehall have set sail upon the sea of matrimony. They have charge of a Mountain Goat and White Rat farm near New Boston. Earl is quite clever in making a reality of a very unique idea. As the wool of a mountain goat is quite valuable, he captured several of the animals among the Alps in Switzerland. With these he started his goat farm. The goats were quite at home among the bluffs near New Boston. As a result of' his work, Earl has prospered greatly. During his spare moments he cares for the White Rats. He teaches them many tricks and says that white rats are really intelligent and learn readily when given a chance. Teddy Moberg is the famous announcer from station HICK in Chicago. He also sells pocket radios. Teddy thinks he has invented a machine that catches the The Astrum-Aledo High School 19 sound waves of years and years ago which are still floating in the air. One night last week he thinks he "tuned in" Julius Caesar who was ,giving a great speech in the Roman Forum. He also heard Magellan, George Washington, and Daniel Boone. Quite an invention, in-deed! The Gorman sisters are very successful in having a great chain of candy stores over the entire United States. The remarkable part of it lies in the fact that they opened their first confectionery shop in Reynolds. Herbert Fisher is the principal chef at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City. That hotel is becoming very popular because of the delicious food which is served. Herbert has invented several "new dishes." In order to prove his originality, he says he has never tasted or heard of them before fnor anyone elsej. Vivian Decker was always such a tender-hearted little girl. She has founded a home at 726 street, New York City, for "Homeless Sparrows and Maltese Cats." I hear that she has quite a time keeping the sparrows and cats separated. Poor Vivian! Ruth Dunn is a famous violin player. Ruth spent twelve years in Europe stu-dying the violin. She seems to live in her music. The very largest audiences welcome her wherever she goes on her concert tours. Oh, yes. Gerald Greer is now the world's champion of that deep but fascinating game, Tiddely-Winks. He and his wife, formerly Myrna Mayhew, have been around the world and are returning home via San Francisco. Have you heard the scandal? Marie Barrell is at Reno, Nevada, for a few weeks. Freda Young is making her life a Life of Service. She is a nurse on the steamship, Carolina, and cares for victims of seasickness. Freda is preparing a diary which she intends to publish some day. No doubt it will be filled with accounts of many perplexing situations and humorous incidents. I forget to mention Opal Harris, when telling of those who are with the circus. Of all the surprises! You would not recognize Opal now. She is the most attractive feature of the circus. Imagine this! She weighs five hundred pounds. Without a doubt for an equall she is the fattest woman in the world. Six chickens, four cakes, three pies, ten large potatoes, three loaves of bread, and two gallons of ice cream make but a dainty morsel for Opal. She refuses to see anyone unless she receives her regular five meals a day. It is feared that she will financially ruin the show, for it takes a large percent of the gate receipts to buy her food. Her old friend, Dorothalene Litzenberger, faithfully waits upon Opal-even arising at three o'clock in the morning to give Opal her fifth meal. Dorothalene finds that the work is too strenuous for herg and she is coming home soon for a much needed rest. Extra! Hele-n Sutton is a happy member of Ziegfield's latest chorus, and she is dancing her way to success behind the footlights on Broadway. I suppose you know that Jennie and I have just returned from Melbourne, Australia. While there we worked in a little fruit store which was just across the streetfrom the telephone office where Alice O'Day is working. Alice likes this work and finds it convenient in the fact that she calls her motlier in Aledo daily and has quite a chat with her. While in Melbourne, Alice kept Jennie and I well supplied with news from the "Old Home Town." I must stop now as I have written something about each member of our old class of '26, I hope you will enjoy this information as much as I have enjoyed writing it. Your old Pal, Donna Olin. 20 The Astrum-Aledo 'High School ' - ..s. L. Lm1.ul1!M1s.Y,.,.,,e. L. L .v.,mmx.u11 ., Ly, if 2 ' 5 .3 umors E Q2 ' 5 E 31f?i1t?E1ifaX1ffN f 'fmf6X1 H ' WWA1lT'1TfB1l"6T'ImT1 mrfmrfaiimrfmm P OFFICERS President ................. ...,...................,......,...,......... R olland Lyons Vice President ........,. ......,......,......... ......,..... L e nore Hawks Secretary ...................., ......,.....,...,. D ail Harris Treasurer ................ ......... . ........ Elizabeth Wilson Colors Powder Blue and Old Rose Flower Lily of the Valley Motto "Push Every Possibility." ,' The Astrum-Aledo High School if F ' I T F 'z e' 3 Vx 5' W E F N 3 ? 75 67 ' 2 num mwl mlu , mm m: mlm um Illlllllll llll llllllllll 2 The Astrum-Aledo High School WWTIW IIIWW II l lll l l il i u JUNIORS' PSALIVI OF LIFE 107. Tell me not with joyful voices, Life at High School is a dream, For the man must fail who squanders Hours he can ne'er redeem. Life is realg life is earnest. A degree is not our goal, ' But to triumph in life's battle Is the aim of every soul. Lessons long and work unending Stretch before us all through life. We must now make preparations Lest we falter in the strife. When you think of hard tasks coming, And you'd like to shirk the fight, Look to those who went before us- Set to work with all your might. Push Every Possibility, let this our motto be Through all the coming years, For by this the World shall judge us At the close of our career. Let us then be up and doing, Study hard an-cl study late, Never shirking, always working, All must labor-'tis their fate. -Julia Conway '27. JUNIOR ROLL Rolland Lyons, Lenore Hawks, Dail Harris, Elizabeth Wilson, Gale Anderson, Julia Conway, Holmes Black, Kathleen Morford, Bruce Fleming, Mary Bivens, Allen Bennett, Irene Bonynge, Bert Morgan, Ola Bigham, Clarence Bear, Vera Boyles, Lee Modeer, Dorothy Brownlee, Edward Sherer, Ruth Sherer, Harold Walters, Teckla Berglund, Virgil Boultinghouse, Margaret Amlong, Kermit Mason, Dorothy Petrie, Donnivon Pullen, Lorna Parkinson, Dale Guthrie, Wilma Minteer, Fred Bahringer, Betty Erwin, Homer Chandler, Virginia Sedam, Lee Fender, Adria Mayhew, LaVerne Enstrom, Mabel Crawford, Leroy Egbert, Lucille Tyler, Roy Stephens, Evangeline Gustafson, Dudley Wolfe, Juanita Dixon, Harry Smith, Martha Peterson, Roy Duffield, Ardis Sheats, Leslie McDonal-d. The Astrum-Aledo High School In I ulnmuuull l mmmmuni mmumm uunmunl nllluulumm uuuumm l lm I i I ' The Astllllh-Xigdo High School "4 QQJLXUJLWALKWJLWJJLKWJ U1 'J A ' , A DUI ,- A -,- A, -A , , 94 ' is ? E ii Q IQ ., E gg S h ' op omores 3 E Q1 E Q E Y " " ' " raw ' " R" ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'f me The Asfrum-Aigad Vliiiglg School 'V 1 E E L , .... an ni - A SOPHOMORE ROLL Left to right-John Wilson, Robert Downing, Mildred Andress, Jean Watson, Doris Brown, Laura Morgan, Leona Haines, Lyle Fuhr, Alice Johnson, Dale Armstrong, Genevieve Powers, Myron Mayhew, Paul Lutz, Howard Keating, George Riddell. Harold Dunn, Velma Robbins, Raymond Rube, Katherine Nichols, Emily Edwards, Paul Fassnacht, Lois Milligan, Harland Greer, Margaret O'Day, Robert Pinkerton, Robert Fuller, Harold Scranton, Leonard Fisher. Richard Duncan, Helen Brownlee, Robert Warnock, Clara Alice Raney, Delmar Brown, Inis Walker, Lura Tyler, Olive Baxter, Cleda Taylor, Saul Sabbath, Edith Eddings, Gene Burgess, Burdette Howlett. Helen Stallings, Dorothy Kindlesperger, Opal Yerkey, Dorothy Brown, Rosamond Bjorkman, John Mayhew, John Clarke, Roy Cole, Clara Parkinson, Merwin Greer, Joe Moseley, Viva Tinker. Dorothy Bonynge, Thomas Lunn, Cleone Rube, Eugene Morrow, Nancy Lenz, Robert Bonynge, Miriam Mawby, Ray Brown, Clarice McPherrin, Weldon Calhoun, Waneta Wood. " 4 410 l nr lg 5 wma Riu 26 The Astrum-Aledo High School 4 1 0 SOPHOMORES When as Freshmen we enrolled, Our thoughts were not turned toward gold Life seemed easy, things were new, Although the work hard, our troubles were Up the ladder we have clumb, Standing now on the second rung, We've taken a higher view of life, And know we gain only by strife. Juniors and Seniors, then our finish, Gradually our school life does diminish. Resolved now to do our best To be a large class and one of success. -Margaret O'Day '28, jOHNNY'S HISTORY LESSON few. I think of all the things at school A boy has got to do That studying history, as a rule, Is worst of all, ':lon't you? Of dates there are an awful sight And though I study day and night There's only one I've got just right, That's fourteen-ninety-two. Aledo High crossed the Delaware In fourteen-ninety-two And whipped the Violians fair and square In fourteen-ninety-two. At Joy and New Boston We kept the basketball teams on the run While the band played, "Johnny, get your guns, In fourteen-ninety-two. Mr. McCarty with his dying breath In fourteen-ninety-two Said, "Give me liberty or death," In fourteen-ninety-two. And Miss Schroll so 'tis said Cried, "Shoot if you must this old gray head, But I'd rather 'twould be your own in- stead," In fourteen-ninety-two. Kentucky was settled by Harry Croyle In fourteen-ninety-two And I think the cow jumped over the moon In fourteen-ninety-two. Mr. Barrett flew his kite so high He drew lightning from the sky, And Mr. Constant couldn't tell a lie In fourteen-ninety-two. -Lysle Fuhr '28. :W - The Astrum-Aledo High School 25 28 The Astruni-Aledo High School 14 v mm v LKVJ - - u h. - w1w1w4muwLxw mlm- h uf kUlLW!lLkUlLk!'JLWJJLkUJLW!lLkUJ,! il 01 I E res men gg 1 Q - Qrfmrm f rm mx rm fm h h' rm fd WJ I The Astrum-Aledo High School 29 FRESHMAN ROLL Helen Lingafelter, Ina Cady, Marion Fisher, William Whiteside, Mabel Brown, Allen Olin, Virgil Farm, John White, Edward Seefeld. Verle Schafer, Mary F'e-nder, Charles Baker, Waunita Foster, Opal Perry, Nellie Brubaker, Gladys Baxter, Vera Wilcox, Lawrence Johnson. Delmar Mayhew, Dora Clauson, Vernon Tyler, Mary Schwartz, Neva Guthrie, Margaret Egbert, Lois Lenz, Ledru Braucht, Dale Longley, Maynard Simpson. Edwin McGrew, Wilma Mayhew, June Speer, Charles Foster, Veneta Minteer, Everett Graham, Mary Hyett, Ruby Gustafson, James Duffield, Ada Smith, Idylle Brown. Doris Magnuson, Dorothy Terry, Dale Brown, Erma Wakelan-rl, Arthur Johnson, Mary Bonynge, Lee McNeal, Caroline Harroun, Fred Brown, Vernal Haas. 41,W'1?' f 1 ,s - ir ' Qt lll' fl W. EEO G WWThe AstmmQlllledoEHigh Schoolwi BEHIND Tl-IE SCENES 10... Twinkle, twinkle, football star, Mother knows just what you are Stalwart idol of the grid You are really still a kid. Sonny, I've unpacked your trunk, Sorted out your piles of junk Papers, laundry overdue, ' fSmelly gun oil oozing throughl. Targets, shoestrings, razor blades, Little guess these bleacher maids When they watch you and adore How you strew your bed room floor Twinkle, twinkle, stadium star, A Mother knows just what you are, Prince of Pigskin, King of Kickers, , .. ' , , f EQ' 'ar Kgffi .cgi 53: Y0u're my precious kid in knickers. -Lawrence Johnson LATE TO SCHOOL -O-' S9 sf I The school bell rings at' half past eight, Calling many from their play, To them it lneans the starting Of a long and dismal day. They make a rush for pens and books, Which nowhere can be found. A wild scramble for hats and coats, XX '29. -44 .AQ V full. Kr X.: f ,wil '53 And off to school they're bound. And when at last they get to school, They find that they are late, Straight to the office they must go, And there await their fare. ' -Ruby Gustafson '29. mm-an I EWEEE' W The Astrum-Aledo High School The Astrum-Aledo High School We We Q ,lu A 0 t . GQ f 3 ' ' e ' s a'c, o'c, o'c,1a ' 5 ulmllu u lm lm IIlllIIIlIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Q mummmuu u uuuuummum nmmmumul ' ODE TO MCCARTY On Hoodoo Day Supt. McCarty Just to make the students sore, Wouldn't let t'hem have their party As they did in the days of yore. He called them in from all their rooms And told them what he thought Of such parades and fool costumes, Said he, "You'll have them not." The students all looked sad and blue, And some began to groan, For very well each student knew He wouldn't let them moan. 10.1 Said he, "Instead of Hoodoo day Let's have an Easter party, Ten dollars for it I will pay," Thus spake Supt. McCarty The students had their Easter party, And they had a lot of fun, To think L. C. McCarty Had to furnish so much "mon." The students laughed a laugh so hearty, And it came about this way- To think L. C. McCarty Called it, St. Patrick's Easter Day. -Gerald Greer '26. IN THE HALL l0T fWith Apologies to Longfellowj I stood in the hall at the noon hour As the bell was ringing away. I lingered a while at my locker Thinking up something to say. When out of the -depths of the office A lithe graceful form did appear. He clapped his hands smartly together To let us all know he was near. He saw me standing there talking And ordered me kindly inside, And I ran along like a good girl For fear I might lose my hide. -Ola. Bigham '27. The Astrum-Aledo High School 33 LOBSTERS For the first time in my life, I was riding' in a Pullman train and found it very interesting. I found that eating in a dining car was certainly a great idea. I ordered everything on the menu, including lobsters. I ate and gorged till I felt like a stuffed toad, and very drowsy. I received an awful shock and suffered a relapse when my bill was presented to me by a large, smiling, colored waiter, whose air seemed to say that he had encountered blockheads before, so I got up unsteadily and tried to walk out in a very haughty manner. I'm a short, fat man and my breath was very short, because of eating so much. I soon became very uncomfortable and red in the face. As people got to looking at me, I decided to go to bed. What a time I had in preparing for bed, it was so embarrassing. I hadn't any more than lain down when I felt the train give a lurch, then a grinding, rendering scream, a sudden swerve, and I saw the car ahead topple over with a sickening thud. One breathless second and our car followed. My heart leaped into my throat, and I felt myself falling, falling. I heard moans, wails, and ear- piercing cries. I felt something fluffy and smothering fall upon me, and I f0l1ght with all my strength to tear it away. Without warning the train seemed to come to a. most jarring and crashing halt in its flight and I felt myself thrown bodily against the end of the car where I lay, with many of my fellow travelers around me. T'he next thing I realized was t'hat someone was standing above me and pouring water down my neck. I moaned and tried to move, but I found myself very stiff and sore, and I felt exceedingly sick at my stomach. .My bedclothing was put back into my sleeping apartment, and I was gently but fearfully placed there by two negro porters. I could see that I was an object of terror or amusement to the people standing about me, and I inquired to know if many had been killed in the wreck. People signified to others that they thought I was out of my mind, and I began to believe it myself. After the excitement had died -down and the train had started again I learned this from one of the passengers: I had frightened the people to death by suddenly, in the middle of the night, awakening them by pounding the Wall, yelling, fighting, praying, which ended in throwing myself out, head first, on the floor, the bedclothing following, falling on me, and I began to fight with renewed energy. By this time everyone was aroused, screaming and terrified. One old maid who was deathly afraid of burglars and who thought she was destined to die without finding one, jumped up and grasped the emergency cord, for safety, I suppose, causing the train to be stopped so suddenly that we were almost thrown into eternity. After that I vowed that I never would again eat lobsters and try to sleep in a sleeping car, if it always affects people as it did me. -Lois Milligan '28. 54 The Astrum-Aledo High School -- i ili n ll li Q3 l lill i immlgil ,ir , ,,,,, , -'A A, ,-,A -,A A, - ' X , - - DFA A A . 2 v Q E Q EQ Q E Q IE 1'C61'211' E Q E Q E W 'Y Y- Y YY Y vvr Y v Y nvrvv Ziff' visa? YY YIQ n TfAX1Tf5X140TfM1 ' fm 0 A A In A 50l5d A ' A a n Fmif: - The Astrum-Aledo High School 35 6 HV LITERARY CONT ESTANTS i Irene Baumgardner V Kathryn Blayney Declamation ' Vocal Katherine Nichols Dail Harris Oration Instrumental 1 . VALEDICTORIAN SALUTATORIAN Esther Johnson Donna Olin 56 , The hstruli-Aledo Iiligh School mnu l uummuln ln uluuum 1 unuuul O lllllllllllllll ' lllllllllllllll il lllll l OUT OF SCHOOL LIFE INTO LIFE'S SCHOOL On this eventful evening we are assembled before you as the Class of '26 stepping out of school life into life's' school. The- school life for most of us is at its close, and we are standing courageously on the edge wondering whether our school days have fitted us to step into the busy world, which we see ebbing and flowing before our dazzled eyes. We have calm asssurance, however, that we are well prepared for any task which may come to us in the future. We are confident' that our four years in dear old Aledo High have bee-n four years very profitably spent. In future years we shall have very dear memories of two groups who have aided us to obtain our education. Here, in the first "group, are our paients, our fathers and mothers, many of whom have toiled e-ndlessly and sacrificed much to give us that' which would fit us for our life work. Here, in the second group, are our instructors, our beloved teachers, who have encouraged us and inspired us to do better and greater things, and who have taught us the things which will be so essential to us in the future. So, at last we emerge triumphant from the dizzy whirl of joys and sorrows, pain an-fl pleasure, which have encompassed us during our high school career. As we opened the doors of this new building on the first day of October, 1922, we felt that we we-re starting on a wonderful journey through the land of knowledge. Ours was the privilege of exploring this land and we were filled with wonder and enthusiasm at the prospect. We realized that ours was the first Freshman class to enter this building upon its completion, and this fact gave us an ad-ded feeling of importance. Much we enjoyed exploring labyrinths and mysterious nooks and cran- nies of this wonderful building, but suddenly we found ourselves harnessed to a strenuous curriculum and we were forced to commence studying. Curs was a very large class, seventy-six in number. We were not organized to be sure, but we were working toward a particular goal, for we realized that we were laying the foundation for our future. We entered whole-heartedly into the life of the school, and as Sophomores we felt -so experienced and so much older that the little Freshmen were completely ignored by us. Our Junior and Senior years have been extremely busy ones. We have organized and have taken a lively interest in the numerous activities of the school. We have presented our Class Plays, our members have done good work on the Debating team, both the boys and girls have taken a great deal of interest in Athletics, especially Football and Basketball, and two of our illustrious Seniors are on the All-star basket- ball team. We h'ave also been interested in the Music department, and many are members of the two Glee clubs and the Double Mixed Quartet. At the close of our Junior year, Mr. Almer, our beloved principal, who had been with us since we started to high school, and to whom we had always looked for guidance and for counsel, departed from us, and we felt as sheep without a shepherd at his departure. This final year has not bee-n in vain, for although we have been obliged to weather many storms, such as the troubles which have arisen from the readjustments in the office, we have learned much, from books and from experience. Thus we come to the last of our school days together. Now we are ready to enter life's school, for we have now had sufficient training to enable us to become good citizens, and to be efficient in many lines of work. Most' of you in this audience havehafd much more experience in life than we, but we feel sure that with the good advice and admonition of our elders we shall be able to overcome the many trials and temptations which are likely to assail us in future years, and become men and women qf whom our community will be proud. . And now, my dear classmates, I feel t'hat it is a great honor when I have the privilege of saying a few words to you as we are all here together for the last time. Never again under similar circumstances nor under any other circumstances shall we be united as we are this evening. All of us are looking back, rather tearfully over our High School days, and we are unconsciously living again in this final hour all the joys and sorrows which have surrounded us during our high school career, and as our lips quiver uncontrollably as we whisper those words of farewell, we should not allow these thoughts to so overshadow our minds that we forget the brilliant, golden, promising future which we- see swiftly coming into view. It is just around the corner, and we shall have slipped around that corner in a very few moments. Then we shall see that we obtained that for which we have so diligently striven and that instead of feeling that many of our joys have vanished, we shall realize that they have only just begun. And let us, my classmates, aspire to the highest ideals in our life work so that our parents, instructors, and friends may always speak of us and our work with a note of pride ringing in their voices. So, farewell, dear Classmate-s and Advisers, may you, my Classmates, be as suc- cessful in life's school as you have been in school life. Esther Johnson. LO The AstrumiAledo High School 3i X "A" STAFF Editor in Chief ...............,.................................... Jennie Murphy Assistant Editor ..........,.......................... .......... E sther Johnson Business Manager ......i................. ............ S tanley Foote Assistant Business Manager ......... ........,............ L ee Fender Joke Editor .....i.,..,.............,...i.,,...,.. ......... T heodore Moberg Alumni Editor ............................. . ............. Edith Baxter REPORTERS Freshman .................................................................... Neva. Guthrie Sophomore ............................................................ Robert Warnock Junior .................... Rolland Lyons and ' The Astrum Evangeline Gustafson J' -Aledo High School 001-Q 0 E mul : mu lllllilllllllllllllfllllllllllllllllll Il lllllllillllIllllllllllllllllllillll t um I n ! 1 P , 5 Na if fe S'gg OUR TEACHER ...O-. Before the Economics class The worthy teacher standsg His teachings are a jumbled mass Of strange and distant lands, And the length of his examinations Are endless as grains of sand. Week in, week out, from morn till night, Deeper and deeper his questions grow. You can hear him call on Will, And Will was never known to know Why the price of ice is high, When the cost of wheat is low. Toiling,-reviewing,--sorrowing, On through the book he goesg Each morning a new page begun, Each evening sees it closeg Something attempted, something done, OUR BASKETBALL TEAM We're proud of this year's basketball team, As we never were beforeg You had the fight, and used it' right To be one champion team more. You we-ren't so strong as former years, You didn't have victories galoreg But little lacked in you, and we were back of you To keep up with the score. You plodded along when times seemed hard, You worked for what you gotg And you surprised them all, when in bask- etball The tourney honors were your lot. Old man luck seemed to be your guide By some folks we were taught, But I don't agree, 'tis plan to see 'Twas the spirit with which you fought. -Alice O'Day '26. 'wi' if v vi' J Ex Q .W mxmsq Have we learned anything? Who knows? -Bert Morgan '27. The Astrum-Aledo High School 39 Wi? 35 ' F 3? 3 K F 'sf 'a f' a e' E uuun m l vm um T T T n um ' "THE HOTTENTOT" .. M5 "THE ARRIVAL OF KITTY" 40 The AstrumlAledo High School Q "THE HOTTENTOTH Presented by Junior Class of 1925 CAST Sam Harrington ....... ........,.............,. Swift ...................,..... ................ .,.......,... Celise ....................... ........,.Theodore Moberg Stanley Foote ..,.......Edna Dungan Ollie Gilford ..........,,..... ......... A llen Morford Mrs. Ollie Gilford ......,. ......... J enny Murphy Alec Fairfax ..,.,.,,.,.... ......... G lenn MOHSOII Peggy Fairfax ......,,.,,,.......,.., .......... D onna Olin Mrs, Chadwick .,,,.,,....,............. ......... A lice 0'Day Captain Peggie Townsend ....... ...,....... D onnie Heck Larry Crawford ..................,,, .................,...... ....,... A r thur Rush Perkins ..........,,............,..,..........,...., .........................................,....,. ,.,..... D a le Fender SCENE I ACT I-Living room of Gilford's country home. Morning. SCENE II ACT II-The Same. Evening. SCENE III A hill-side clearing. The following day. The action takes place in a fashionable hunting community near New York City. "THE ARRIVAL OF KITTY" Presented by Senior Class nf 1926 CAST Sam, a colored porter ..,. ...,.... ...,....,.. ,......,............ ........... F r a ncis Barnes Ting, a bell boy ............,............... ...,...... T heodore Moberg William Winkler, a. bachelor ...,. ...........,.., G len Monson Aunt Jane, Winkler's sister ....... .......... E sther Johnson Suzzette, Aunt Jane's maid ..,..,..... .,........... O pal Haney Jane, Winkler's niece ......,............ ,,.........,...... ,... ..... V e l ma Scull Bobbie Baxter, Jane's lover ............................,..,.. ,.......... H arold Clark Benjamin Moore, a we-althy Englishman ,,i...,...... ......... S tanley Foote Kitty Benders, an actress ......,......,................ ..,...,...........,..............,.,,.....................,.... A lice 0'Day SCENE -The office of the Halcyon House in the Catskin Mountains Q' ,Clie 'f,. 3 N A 1' Q . A W ... ,-1 I The Astrum--Aledo High School 41 mum IVIY APOLOGY FOR LIVING When at the first, I took my life in hand. Thus far to live, I did not understand That l at all should live a life In such a way in this time of strife. Thus it wasg I living in the days Of fast people, money, scarce was a foolish way. Some said, "let her live," While' others said, "Let her die." So I have lived. At first, life was a dream Or 'least to me it seemed. Fun and follies were mine to enjoy Just like every girl and boy. But birthdays come on Father Time's wing. Then my life lost its ting. Black clouds came floating Over a once clear sky And a heart which once was never sober, Now began to sigh. People talked of what I was, But I was little and could not understand the buzz. And at that' dangerous age I never thought of an old maid. But they seemed to think of me. ' Did their thoughts bear fruit or can you see? More birthdays did Father Time bring Then I lost my good-luck ring. T'o school I did go Where I was put in life's boat to row. Teachers thought I wasn't' what I ought to be And often I found my parents' knee. So time flew on apace But things grew worse in its place, High school brought less good cheer But help on the large blue ocean of Life And I at once thought death was near. Came near and helped me in the time of strife. He and his boat "Courage" gathered me up So t'hey saved my life, wasn't that enough? In school, grades went down and teachers wen And Life to me-seemed to whisper, "Enough.', t UD, H Beulah Lunn '26. 5 5 e as A 7 ima iw 42 The ASffum-AiQdffEi55222501 ASTRUM STAFF Editor in Chief ....................,...................................,, Alice O'Day Editor ..............,.......... ............ E sther Johnson Assistant Editor ........................ ......,,...... D ale Fender Business Manager .,....................... ...,..,.... S tanley Foote Assistant Business Manager ......... .......... G lenn Monson Literary Editor .......,...................... ................ D onna Olin Organizations ........... ..................,...... M ary Heck Athletic Editor ....... .........,.,. T heodore Moberg Calendar Editor .,.... ................... V elma. Scull Joke Editor .......... ........... K enneth Cady Alumni Editor ,........ ...........,. Ed ith Baxter The Astrum-Aledo High School ww Wm zyxvwni , if t ,, , ww .-, fi ffl i fc ,ii it 1' iii , 4 ti wily- ' With ll Ill Jill fi lfiff M' 'OH A4 JUNIOR-SENIOR BANQUET Supreme of Fruit in Basket Radishes Ripe and Green Olives Creamed Breast of Chicken Patties Potato Fondante New Peas Finger Rolls Butter Ice Cream Individual Cake PROGRAMME Toastmaster .................... Mr. Roberts Cover ......... "OUR MEMORY BOOK" Helen Newell Autographs ......... ........ T heodore Moberg Vocal Solo ......... ........ A nna Lee Garrett Athletics ......... .............. M orris Ketzle R d' ....... ........ 1 B d W ea mg rene aumgar ner Snapshots ...... ................... M r. Almer F Piano Solo. , ....... Florence Bear 1 A' N Clippings... ............ Alice O'Day Vocal Solo ......r ......... K athryn Blayney Old Friends ....... ............. M r. Geary 1 ,f i if 'galil lmmlz 44 The Astrum-Aledo High School CE NTS .Q I , K it 9 f- T1 ', X Svcs or w .-, up .x 5 4 , V "5 JYohJ.1aY4 I A , V I L-I-Q ou look ine.. ' W . h yi ha h M g n H J -15 ' .X A U ! -x. ' ,V Boo , h A Mo? , ' hw A K fgolislj ' 'N OFM-9 I A T- '1 Q '." f ' l ,,.,L K "" ' h h ,. if h :,.l m kr' 1, hm 5 me xg , A- Mk: . N 7 'K x G v, f2 - h Swodzs K 'Ry . ,, Ls, 5 'Sm h Q . E -K , h h WN A h , ., V J' 3 ' ' 54 f 'L K, 3.5, ' Sentov foot V 'lot' The Astrum-Aledo High School m in i r n mr d u a 46 The Astrum-Aledo High School ' M - uw- aww h h h h. h. h. h. - wi- J ., LUlLUlL!!-ig D I. ' I5 hl ' Q 'E etlcs I: Q E A TKNVN IAN. "'Y A a AF6N1AFfi14 A AF6N1f aNImE The AstrumlA1edo High School 1 Y, ,, ,, 'ff f-A ,Li i YY, 3 FOOTBALL TEAM Back row-Coach Constant, W. McHard, S. Foote, FL Anderson. L .Fisher, W. Chin- Iund, D. Fender, L. Enstrom, G. Greer, Mr. Barrett. I1 .G1'eer, H .F'isher, R. Platt, L. Fender, H. Brower, D, Armstrong, R, Rube. J. Bell, R. Warnock, R. Stephens, D. Heck, M. Fisher, G. Anderson. COACH CONSTANT -48 'rhlflstfulii-Aiedo 'Hig-AWSQLHZSHTLL X Rex Brown Dale Armstrong LaVerne Enstrom Russell Platt Dale Fender Donnie Heck Roy Stephens Lee Fender Stanley Foote Harry Brower Harland Greer Herbert Fisher John Bell Merwin Greer FOOTBALL RECORD Alumni, 9 .......,..,.,,.A..,........,............,..... Aledo Alexis, 0 .....,..,.......................,............... Aledo Monmouth, 0 ........ .............. A ledo St. Joseph, 0 .......,.,.. .............. A ledo 5 Keithsburg, 0 ............... .............. A ledo Corpus Christi, 3 Aledo Princeton, 42 ...,,........ ,,,..,........ A ledo 41 V II X Biggsville, 0 ,,,,.,., ,.......,..... A ledo Roseville, 45 ,..,.... .............. A ledo ttyl Q ' V, ,L W f l Qqt W. , The Astrum-Aledo High School y V 6- V - Y VV x ? v ' ov ao a h IIIII IHIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIII II . IIWJIIIIIIIIIIIII I IIIIIIII IIIII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII BASKETBALL TEAM Standing-Coach Barrett, D. Pullen, M. Simpson, L. Egbert, H. Olson, H. Greer, A. Minteer, Mr. Croyle. Mr. Constant, R. Lyons, R. Rube, C. Sabbath, B, Fleming, L. Enstrom, T. Moberg. COACH BA R R ETT 50 The Astrum-Aledo High School . 1 s,:f1':f is . ,., 1 WW I lllllllllllllIllllll lllllllllllllllllII IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII II IIllIlllIIIIIlllIill lllllllllllllllllllllIlllllllllllllillllllllll 1 LETTER MEN Rolland Lyons fCapt ain electl Teddy Moberg LaVerne Enstrom Charlie Sabbath Bruce Fleming Raymond Rube Captain Donivon Pullen SEASON'S RECORD Corpus Christi, 5 Kirkwood, 13 ,,,A...,. ........,.. A ledo Keithsburg, 1 .....,... ........... A ledo Alexis, 12 ..................... ........... A ledo New Boston, 22 .,,...... ,,,......., A ledo East Moline, 15 .......... ........... A ledo Davenport, 30 ..,,......... ...,......, A ledo Monmouth, 23 .........,.,.... ........... A ledo Corpus Christi, 12 .......... ........... A ledo Sherrard, 18 ................ ..,...,.... A ledo ' , Keithsburg, 6 ,......., ......,.,.. A ledo A lf Monmouth, 14 ......,. - . ........... Aledo is Viola, is ..,.................... .,......... Al edu ' , New Boston, 17 ...,. ........... A ledo f 1 l sherrard, 23 ........... ........... A ledo fy, 1 ,iff , Reynolds, 21 ........... .......,,. . Aledo ,jf Q' , Viola, 14 ,........ .......,,. ....,...... A 1 edo U A Sherrard, 13 ,.......... ........... A ledo ' if 1 "' ,W Alexis, 6 ........,,......... ........... A ledo Viola, 15 ................,.... ........... A ledo K xg New Boston, 13 .......... .......,... A ledo, 9' S A Kirkwood, 29 ......... ....,,,..., A ledo Sherrard, 21 .,.,............ ...,,.,,.,, A ledo, Mm East Moline, 19 ......... ...,.,.,.., A ledo X A ' -'C Rock Island, 33 ...................,,..........,., Aledo, The Astrum-Aledo High School estate ll fel ll ll ll tlwlll l Al,, R IIII um TRACK RECORD 11 points at the Moline Meet. 22 points at the Military Meet. 11 points at the Millikin Meet' at Decatur. 38 points at the County Meet. 5 points at the State Meet. 52 The Astrum-Aledo High School A f -A o r c an l gi umulmulu nmlm nnuum llllllllmllll INTRAMURAL CHAMPIONS Martin Conway Dale Fender Glenn Monson Donnie Heck Robert Downing INTRAMURAL ATHLETICS Physical training for all high school students is essential in any educational system. Realizing the many advantages derived from athletics, our school board heartily endorsed the plan of the Athletic Board to establish an "athletics for all" program in our school. This has been carried out during the past winter by having sixty fi11e boys en- rolled as members of ten separate basketball teams comprising a league, playing an average of nine games a week. Every boy playing in this league had to be doing passing work in his studies and any boy showing flagrant or unsportsmanlike con- duct was at once suspended from further participation. Boys enjoy athletics and, in order to participate, will keep up their studies and improve their conduct. This was very noticeable during the basketball season. To increase interest in athletics and to award the best team, the Athletic Board offered medals to the members of the team having the highest stan-ding at the close of the season. After a very close and exciting race. which was not decided until the final game, the "Senators" won the championship. The personnel of the winning team was Donnie Heck, Martin Conway, Harold Clark, Earl Johnson, Glenn Monson and Dale Fender. These boys were all Seniors, consequently the winners of medals next year will be all new boys. Although the lntramural teams were in no way connected with the high school team, many boys improved their playing to such an extent that they will be given serious consideration when the players for next year's high school team are selected. At the close of the season Coaches Constant and Barrett selected an honorary team from the entire group. This selection was based o11 sportsmanship and playing aiility. my if All A EeT11strui1iiAledoT4lall1lScl1om!llLll6TsE c m a i n Q u in n i W 54 The Astrum-Aledo High School f' u ilu uumnmmiI um m u mmm n m nnm uu h mu nu I Egg L-,, , .9 , -,A .,. .J rgamzauous U1 211 5 Q Q in o o 3 QT Q Q1 Q1 A Q1 5 mv . rrmrrmh ' ' rm " .. ' ' " " . r. The Astrum--Aledo High School IIIIII C III L lu l ummu mmuuuu E IIIIIIIIIIIIII IIIIIIIILHIIII V m nmm unl ' 1 AGRICULTURE CLUB Officers Presldent .,,,,.,,,,,,,...,,,,,.,,.,,,,,,..,,,,,,..,,,,,,,..,,,,.....,,..,.,,,,....,,,. ,,,,..,,,, B ert Morgan Vice President ,,..,,,,,.i ...,,,,..i ,,,,,,,,,,,, C 1 arenee Bear Sefiretilry ,,.....,,......VV ,,,..,,.,,. L eonard Olson Treasurer ...,,,,..,,,,,,.....,,,,..,i,,,,.i,,,,, ,,,.,,..,,,, R obert Fuller Board of Directors: Donnie Heck, Chairman Leroy Egbert. Glenn Monson. COMMERCIAL CLUB Officers President ,,,...,,,,,,,,, ,,.,.,..i........,..,,,,...................,,....,,,...,,L,...,.,,,,,.... M ae Morgan Vice President .,,,,,,.. .....,,.. ,,,......,L,, V e Ima Scull Secretary and Treasurer ,,,,,,,.,i,,iL,,.. ,.,.i.,,,,,.. J ennie Murphy 56 The Astrum-Aledo High School C mm : - IIIllllIIlIIII ' IIlIlIlIllllII I llllllllllll l lllll L n m lu uuuu u GIRLS' GLEE CLUB Officers President .AA.,,, ,,,,,......,,,,,,,,,...,....,,,,,,,,,...,....,,,,,,,,.,.AA,,. E lizabeth Wilson Vice President , ,,,......,.,,, ...,.,..,,.., D orothy Petrie Secretary .,.,,,, ,...,,,.,,,....., E sther Johnson Treasurer ., .,..,.,,,, Evangeline Gustafson BOYS' GLEE CLUB Officers President ...,,,,,i,,,.... ,,,.......,,,,,.,..........,,,,,,,...,...,,,.,.,..,......,,,, L aVerne Enstrom Vice President ..,,iii,... ,,,,,,iii ,,,.,..i,.,,,i T l leodore Moberg Secretary and Treasurer .,.,......,.,,,,.,,.....,,,,........,,,,,,,,.,....,,,,,.,,,,,, John Wilson 'B BTifXQifE3Q1lA1e35 HiQH5Q1m01i""B 55 HOME ECONOMICS CLUB Officers President ,,,,,..,,,,,,,.,,.,,.,,,,....,,,.,,,,..,,,,,,,...,,,,,,,,...,..,A,,,,..,.,,, Rosamond Bjorkman Vice President ,,,,,. ,,,,.... .........,,,,....., L e ona Haines Secretary and Treasurer ..,, ...,,,,,,,,,,,,....r,,,,,,,,...,,,,,,,. M argaret O'Day GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Officers President ,,,,,,,,.,,,.,,,,, .......,,........ .,,....., L 0 rna Parkinson Vice President .,,,..,..,, ....,.,. ...,,.,,,,,, O 1 ive Baxter Secretary and Treasurer ,,.....,,,,,,,. ,,,,.,,. ,.,,,,.. D o rothy Petrie 38 T ST HeEi31iQgdEfIiig'hECh001i I will in WW rliiim all Wflwrrimwiilrhiiirrmmllmfel 4 Y l ,X YV: l1l.i,Ull.. lilly Milli ,l.i.l,l V l l Wim? ORCHESTRA Weldon Calhoun, Maynard Simpson, Virgil Farm, Harry Olson, Stanley Foote, Kathryn Nichols, Emily Edwards, Orlnan Simpson tclirevtorl, 'Fed Steplim-ns, John While. Front Row-Haylnoncl Wells, Fred H2llll'lllE,6l', Harold Clark. Lee Fl!llll0l', Edith Baxter, Genevieve Powers. DOUBLE MIXED QUARTET John Wilson Bruce Fleming l.uVerne Enstroni Jenny Murphy Helen Johnson Dale F4-mlei' Martha Peterson VVinifred Haner tlezulery Donna Olin E E E The AgrQi14PilcdoE l'lEiQl1EScl1ool 59 muum u um: T GIRLS' BOOSTER CLUB Song Leader 7.,.,......,,,,,,.....,..,,,A,....,...,,,,,,......,,....., Donna Olin Cheer Leader ,,,,,..,...,.,,,.,,,,.....,,,.,,......,..,,,.. Mabel Crawford BOYS' BOOSTER CLUB Song Leader ..,..,,.,..........,.,................,,...,....,.,...,. Dale Fender Cheer Leader ..,.,..,e.......,ee,.,Y..........,........,,,w.. Martin Conway 60 The Astrum--Aledo High School T ,,, , ,. 3- Nw 1 1 'S A L ' h A21- A - - .. hu - , ' - - uw ' Lwlg Q 1- Q E il 3 Q L eatures Eg 91 ' Q FE Q 'E E is rfm h h m ' rfm ' ' h f ' . h h . h h h mm w mf The Astrum-lA1cfdo High School U 1 HONOR ROLL Mary Heck 92 9-14. Alice O'Day 92 3-7. Josephine Morris 92 9-14. Edna Duhgan 91 11-14- Helen Sutton 91 4-7. SPIRIT OF A. H. S. Just like a little- flower That grows on this earth green The spirit of any school Must be foil to be seen. Our four years he1'e There was something above the rest That we've prided and cultivated, The spirit of A. H. S. Of all the neighboring schools. Ours surpassed the rest With all the other good things, we have The Spirit of A. H. S. We've felt it always within us But at times even more than the rest. At contests and games everyone felt The Spirit of A. H. S. With us tl1e faculty have enjoyed it, - It has always stood the test. .. ' Departing, we'll all remember 2 The Spirit' of A. H. S. A -The Seniors. . 1 'M ...... TO- - SENIORS A Senior on a winter's day Racked his brains to write a lay. To give due praise to all our class To every lad and every lass. And when the early sun was set The poet's lay had failed as yet. At last in true despair he cried, "How useless 'tis to try to write And spread abroad the Seniors' praise. No n1ortal's pen could ever raise Esteem for students such as ours, The whole world knows now how fine they arefl 'Ox -Josephine Morris '26. O2 The Astrum-Aledo High School QL h Em? h . - . 1 4 -, jlaknw 45 4 we I lg W 5 U The Astrum-Aledo High School 63 if SENIOR FORD Motor .......... Throttle .......... ..........Mrs. Bellows, Miss Senour and Mr. Bay Heck and Edith Baxter Selfstarter ..........................., Velma. Scull, Vivian Decker and Opal Harris Crank ........................................................... .............,......................... M r. McCarty Cutouts ........ Teddy Moberg, Stanley Foote, Art Rush, Glenn Monson Horn ...............,................,................................................................, Harold Clark Radiator ...................................,.................,....................,......... Josephine Morris Spark plugs ............... ..,............. C harlie Sabbath and Anna Ruse Steering wheel ......... ............................................................. A lice O'Day Rattles .............,,..... ...,...... C lifford Morrow and Martin Conway Gasoline ................ .......,...........................,............., E sther Johnson Lubricating oil ......... .... ......... D o nna Olin and Jenny Murphy 1 raller ...,l.....,,.,,.., Heater .............. "PLEASE NOTICE ............,...........,......,,....Valance Brown .............Dale Fender My good grades ....... ............................................... .,......... D o nna Olin My red hair ............. .........,... V iva Tinker My keen car ........................ ............. ................................ G e ne Morrow My football letters .............................,,..............,........................., Dale Fender Our soldiers ...........................................,..............,.....................................,. ..Emily Edwards, Lorna Parkinson, Elizabeth and Helen Johnson My enormous size ................................,,.................................. Robert Bonynge My "ka1e" .................................,......,....... ......................,......... D udley Wolfe My superiority .............................. ........... M r. Croyle My winning football team ........... ........,. T ed Stephens My innocent eyes ....... . ............... ............ V elma Robbins My "bob" ...,..,..,......,.................,. .,.......... M ary Schwartz My angelic air ............................,. ................... D ail Harris My mighty line ...,..........................,. ....,...... M artin Conway My sympathy for mankind ........... ....................... O pal Harris My turn is next ..................,.,.....,. .,.......... M argaret Amlong My Velie and chauffeur ,....... ,............ L enore Hawks My escorts ..,.................... ......... V ivian Decker My football sweater ...... ,....,.... D ale Armstrong My voice ............................. ..... ......................... L a Verne Enstrom My "Baby Lincoln" ................ ................................................ C larence Bear Our Charleston ability .................... Laura Morgan and Margaret O'Day My good looks ...,................. ....,.....,...................................,.,...... W alter Rush Our "Sheiks" ..................... ......... G ladys Scannell and Florence Bear My French talent ........... .............v.............................. C harles Sabbath My diamond ,,...,,.,,.,...... ............,......... ................... M a rie Barrell "How cute I am" ....,.. ................... A rt Rush My sweetness ...,...... ................ B eulah Lunn My big heart .,,,,,,,............ Florence Thornton Our resemblance .................. ........... T he Lemon twins My willingness to help ......... ...............v.... A nna Ruse 64 The Astrum-Aledo High School m n nmunnm ll nuununu umumu l l u m m A. H. S. SIDE SHOW Step right this way, ladies and gentlemen-for the A. H. S. Side Show.- We show you the littlest, biggest school in the biggest littlest city in the State of Illinois. And all the sights and sounds of the campus-the greenest freshman in captivity, the loudest Sophomore and t'he most ornamental Junior. We show you the works of the H. S. in the act of changing farm hands into Agriculture Sheiks. We show you partly finished congressmen playing football. and future magazine editors milking-cows. Right this way please-one more couple. All ready! Spank the organ, Eddie, and 'way we go. This is the south entrance. To your left and down the steps you will notice the fine new gym. Strictly modeled after the old gym on the college campus, because there was nothing finer in architecture to copy. In the gym the girls are taught jumping, vaulting, turning, somersaulting and other athletic tricks. The boys are taught leaping, yelling, falling, and snoring. Yonder to the extreme left is piled the numerous victories won by the FAMOUS B. B. QUARTET. The room ahead of you to your left, which is making a noise like an explosion of a piano factory is the music room. The room is so full of music that Mac and Jimmy brush arpeggois instead of cobwebs off the ceiling and furniture. The awful shrieks you hear are not alarming. Some student is merely clawing for a high note. It is impossible to escape from A. H. S. without learning to sing. The lady with the perpendicular smile is Profe-ssoress Haner, who has made more good voices out of no voices at all than any other woman in America. The apartment to your right belongs to the Manual Trainers. The boys are taught what trees are made of. A great discovery has been made two or three times, namely, how many layers of flesh on each side of the finger-bone. Straight ahead to your left-this is the Language room. It is as full of Latin and French verbs as an Italian hotel is of bedbugs. You can't help catching them as you go through it. On to the next room-this is where the Algebraic symbols and Geometric theorems are stored. Professoress Schroll here discovered what part of the circle is the beginning. Back to the Commercial room-here Prof. I. Flunkum instructs the students in the art of preserving books without the aid of erasers. He also educates the fingers to know the A B C's. Up to the third floor and to your le-ft-this is the Chemistry Lab. Many opera- tions and explosions have taken place here. The students are taught to be so hard that they breathe Hydrogen Sulfid imost people blame them for having halitosisl and they also drink H2SO4. In the next room physics is given. Now notice the broad smile sitting at the desk. Behind it is Prof. Bay. He is a tall, narrow man noted for fee-:ling "chickens" He teaches Ag. to the H. S. stu- dents first-then writes it out for the rest of the world. ' . Next are the Domestic Science Labs., where the ,girls are taught to cook French seams and sew good omelets. All straddle the banister-down we go. Landing in a heap in front of the English room, where "I seen" and "I have did" are taught respectively. The superior English classes are the scenes for the cussing and discussing of the affairs of Lady Macbeth and Hamlet. In this same vicinity the History classes meet. Debate frequently takes place there arguing which of the following is the greatest: Themistocles, Thutmose, Ahuramexda, Ptolemy, Alcibiades, Callisthenes, Demosthenes, Epaminondas and Hatshepsut. This debate is now 6,000 years old and isn't settled yet. It is usually compared to the disputes between the Juniors and Seniors for supremacy, which next to the tariff question is considered the oldest problem in the U. S. In the famous hall of "study" the students are taught climbing and rising. In the absence of the teachers, various minor things take place: note and money throw- ing, googlying and peanutin' around, shooting wastebaskets and playing African golf. In this local locality is located the headquarters of A. H. S. Its charm lures many students to frequent calls. It is noted for its get-rich-quick scheme profiting from its sales of pencils and tablets. For the traffic rules concerning the halls and stairways read the "general rules" on the bulletin board. Yes ma'am, A .H. S. is co-education. Yes ma'am, a good many of the students marry each other-after they are graduated. That is. one of the greatest advantages of the system. You get an education, Alma Mater and High School girl for a wife, all for 5510.00 a year tuition. This high school was founded 100 years ago. Aledo was afterwards built to ac- commodate the needs of the school. These students are taken at an early age by The Astmm--Aledo High School 65 expert mental chemists and are combined with books, music, organizations, footballs, lectures and pep meetings. After fermenting four years, the mixture is turned out in the shape of Alumni. This last product is in great demand all over the country, being used to run railroads, and great corporations, head colleges, direct funerals, and govern the country. An Aledo High education is regarded as the finest quality of ye-ast in the country. Every student who swallows it is bound to rise. This concludes the show friends. I regret that I cannot show you the athletic field, the fences of which are made of the scalps of Alexis, Keithsburg, I. M. S., Mo- line, Woodhull, Monmouth, and Geneseo. You must hunt this for yourself. ALL OUT! Alice O'Day. Velma Scull. - THE AMERICAN HEN Of all the lazy persons or things in the now known world the true little old setting hen and laying hen of U. S. A. has them all backed off the map. After getting down off the roost in the morning she goes right to a nest with nice straw and lays and sets around all day. Nobody in the world loves a lazy thing, but still there is not a father, mother, -daughter, son, uncle, aunt, grandfather, sweetheart, grandmother, father-in-law, or even such a person as a mother-in-law who does not admire the old hen for her ability to loaf. The American hen is a constant winnerg as a matter of fact, she has them all beat. Why, reader, her own eggs even beat! Now as I finish this little word of praise, I wish to pronounce a. blessing on the little old American hen. MAY GOD BLESS THE LITTLE AMERICAN HEN AND MAY HER SON NEVER SET. Martin E. Conway '26, N I 5:1 XSQ KX U 5.51:-'P M923 r fffi l 'K ? .K . will-1 ' 5fQf,'L'f" ' gi' Q f M , VJ it ffw":"'r ' iv ' 1-w ,, ' ' v ,V VAL. iw fit W. 'w'ff ?TTe Zfff F' 'A . 'ie ..3ate'1f5 lil.-egg 4 -v.f.n...,jLgg.- -143,4 . ff ,f-ef"f- ..,:-3, "spit 13,35 2 .ez--X' .,,.f,..., . .. ,, .,, 77 1512. " TZ" .'i.,' ' ", f- L.,-4' - :za 1 ,,,.., ,M . 4 . , H,,f,Lp. 66 The Astrum-Aledo High School Hilfe tg if IE ji ENAMJ J LQ!lLkUJLkUl xv MN! awww' mxw v xv LxwLygLxvALwJ1Lxw - wLw1Lgv41yAg E as f Q 2 O -Y I- DI - Z 3 0 E Q E P1 E 311rW1Wmrm1. A " Wm n g ' lxUxLiZi " w rhvrkirhxi 1 The Astrum-Aledo High School 67 I I I .14 l Iran! , nv- if Tr , 4 . Q g W 7 M4 -A fff a -54 Q 1 CALENDAR We want it distinctly understood by all the students and friends of the high school that this, our calendar for the ye-ar of 1926, is absolutely correct in every way, shape and form. 419 ' jf September- February- 8 Senior class officers elected. 4-5-6 County tournament. Aledo first, 9 Talk about football players, we sure Viola third. have 'em. 8 Mr. Meyers feeds B. B.' team. 16 gigs School VS' Alumni' Atta time 9 Team and Boosters have big feed at 18-24 Rain, rain, rain, some Fair Sweet Shop' I J 27 Confused 123,465,483,763 books, 12 AISXIS Same-another V-Ct0fY- STACKED. 16 Viola game-a great defeat. 28 StI'ikG Hlld W3.1k'Ol1t I"l1U1OI'6d. Lahl' Group pigtures takgnh ousted' 19 New Boston loses at 25-13. November- 22 Address by Colonel Terry. 4 Senior play cast chosen, 23 Kirkwood beat us 16-4. 7 Boys' Glee club organized. 24 Tryouts for Junior play. 11 A19dO VS. COTDUS ChI'iSti-OUI' vic- 26 Sherrard Won by 21-6- tory. 13 Aledo vs. Princeton--their victory. 15 Ag coon supper. . March- 20 Friggsville VS- Aledo-another VIC' 1 Grand assembly with two speakers. , ory. 26 Thanksgiving vacation. 3 Facuity game 25'22' 5 District Tourney. December- 10 Interclass tournament - Winners, 9 Astrum nominating committee ap- Sophomores. Domed- 17 NO HooDoo DAY-East party in- 11 Intramural B. B. teams organized. Stead- 15 Aledo wins from Corpus Christi. . 16-17 Senior class play. 25-26 Junior class play. 18 McCarty dresses dolls - Christmas 29 WORK, WORK, WORK, WORK. vacation. 30 SNOW, SNOW, SNOW, SNOVV. January- 31 More snow and work. 6 Boston beats us 14-22. 9 Aledo beats East Moline 14-19. May- genlestef egiams- Military and County Track Meets. enlor par y. 21 Work started on Astrum. 16 Baccalaureate' , 22 Booster clubs organized. 17 Class DaY- 22 Sherrard won 18-14. 19 Commencement Exercises. 68 The Astrum-Aledo High School 1 li tmnmm ll unummmuilu mulnunu I I uuuuilu unu IIIIIIIWI SATIRE L01 A charming young singer called Hannah Got into a flood in Montana: As she floated away Her sister, they say, Accompanied her on the piano. Sl Sk ll 41 "Chase Hospital?" "Yes." "Mother-in-law is at death's -door." "Come and help pull her through." ik It It if Lady: What have you in the shape of cucumbers? Grocer: Nothing but bananas, madam. Bk ll' ik Sk Am he ,gone or is he went? Will he ne'er to I return? Am him gone from me for e'er? Oh! Nay, it cannot was! The spring has came, The- birds has went. It was not did by accident. . Pk 41 if it The Meat Boy's Love I never sausage eyes as thine, And if you'l1 butcher hand in mine, And liver round me every day, We'd seek some ham-let far away: We'd meat life's frown with life's caress, And cleaver road to happiness. lk lk if 41 Seniors are haughty, dignified, wise, Juniors are apt to be silly but nice, Sophomores. we think are quite the bee's knees, But give us a Freshman-They aim to please. Sk It if ik Staff Quotations Alice and Velma: "Arf! arf! arf!" Teddy and Glenn: "Tain't gonna dash, dash-dash!" Esther: i'Yes, sir, that's right! Oh, don't do that." Dale: "Just like my uncle. Lois says--." - Kenneth: "W-e-l-l, what kind of jokes do you w-a-n-t?" Mary: "Aw, shoot! We don't care." Donna: "Isn't that good?" A Edith: "Don't.tell anybody. I'se just kiddin' ye." Footie: "Aw, shut up! I'm doing this." 51 if 41 lk The Put-Me-Offs My friend, have you heard of the town of Yawn, On the banks of the river Slow, Where blooms the Wait-aWhile flower fair, Where the Some-Time-or-Other scents the air, And the soft Go-Easies grow? It lies in the valley of What's-the-Use, In the province of Let-Her-Slide, That tired feeling is native there, It's the home of the listless I-Don't-Care. Where the Put-It-Offs abide. ik If if Ik I rose and gave her my seat, I couldn't let her stand- She made me think of mother, With that strap she held in her hand. The Astrum-Aledo High School 65 U OUR NEWS STAND Recreation ...,,....,.........,.......,.........,........ All of Us Success .....,...............,.......................... Mr. Croyle Musical American ........,..... Genevieve Powers Saint's Herald .....,..... ...,.,... E sther Johnson Cosmopolitan ......... ........... M ae Morgan Physical Culture ........ ......... M iss Mitchell Country Gentleman ......, ........... D onnie Heck Beauty .............,.............. ......... M ary Heck College Humor ........,................... Harry Brower Woman's Home Companion ........ Dail Harris Modern Priscilla ..................,......... Alice O'Day Good Housekeeping .......,......., Miss Churchill Life .,............................,.,....... Freddie Anderson Independent ....,.............,....... Mabel Crawford American Boy .....,.............................. Tom Lunn Vogue .......,.,.......,..................,........... Opal Haney Youth's Companion ....,.....,,,. Miss Cartwright Literary Digest ............,............... Mrs. Bellows Bookman .................... ............. D onna Olin Farm and Poultry ................................ Mr. Bay Breezy Stories ..................,,........,............... ..........Margaret O'Day, Leona Haines, ..........Alice Johnson, Laura Morgan. The Nation .......,.............,............ Stanley .Foote True Stories ..,............,,........,.. Martin Conway Radio Digest .......,........,......... Dale Armstrong Dance Lovers ........ Art Rush, Lenore Hawks Photoplay .....,.......,........,.............................,... .,....Margaret Amlong, Lorna Parkinson Q.. 5, . 5 AW . LM fl 4' H0 FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF STAFF Debit- Police protection against the juniors at 5150 per month .....,.................. ........ S 450.00 Printer's bill .........................,..... ............ ..................v............................. .... . 0 3 Doctor's bill 1353.75 per nervous breakdownj .................,......,.. ........ 4 8.75 Attorney's fees 133.40 per damage suitj ....,.............. ........ 3 060.00 Damage to Annual room C17c per sittingj ............... .... 1 9.43 Pop, can-dy, cigars, lunches, gum and cosmetics .,... ........ 5 3.29 Light bill Lfor after hoursj ........,,.......................,....... ........ 0 000.01 Pens, paper, ink, pencils, rulers, etc. .......,....... ......v..... 3 1.22 Miscellaneous .................... ..,........,........ .... ................ 1 1 1 1.11 SB 876.03 Credit- Waste paper .........................,.......................,.....................,.,..........A.............................,. ........ S 95.60 Sale from chewed and otherwise mutilated pencils at reduced rates ........ ........ 1 5.97 From song leaders for using their pictures .................................................... ........ 2 222.22 From Gle-nn Monson for using his picture ........................................................ ............ 7 7777.11 Bribes to censorship board, at 52.50 per head ..........................................,............. 48482674.70 Hush money from Cartwright, Mannon, Bay, Croyle, Mac and Jimmy- Whoopee she's a big one. lAt' 57.50 per hushj .....................,,............... ........ 2 47.63 Sale of Annual at 51.50 .............,......................,.......................................,,...... ,,.............. 9 .75 5 876.03 Passed by the Board of Senselessship. 70 The Astrum-Aledo High School ,fvxi c.. o't, .yf, .y a ,J "4 Vs 4 o w, 't. .rr, .: Illlllllllillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllll FACULTY DICT A Now, boys and girls, get out of the halls. Get whe-re you belong. Havenlt you any assembly to go to? Study hard and get your 'grades way up high. Always. be ladies and gentlemen. Get my point? i-1 Oi- Yes, if it's absolutely necessary. iioii. 'l"hat's a good idea. Repeat for emphasis and don't-don't-don't. Now what I was saying was this. ...-.,O......- Now, class, first look at your construction. All right. ...Qi 0...-i You'll be benefited by this. And I'know you'll do it people. This is study time. ..i. 0....- i.,0-1.- There's a lot of good material in this book, girls. 1-.10-...1 Essex will break down, you know. iioii What are the chemical properties of hydrogen? Now, Kenneth. lioii Pronounce much aloud. Get down low and charge hard! Keep ball! Be sure and be out to practice! ..ii0....: your eye on the talkin'. You girls aren't s'pose to be visiting in the halls. Cut out the Now class, can't you many times do I have to 1 Let's get quiet. Tap! One, two, three, four. Go on an' be you'self. 1.-0l.. tell you? ......0..- Tap! Tap! --o--- . Watch your guarding, girls. i..0.T- Keep off the grass. Don't trac your boots. Whoopee she's a----! When When When , When When NEVER Teddy ge-ts to class when due, wears a hat so new, forgets to smile at you, shoes get a shine or two, in class is as gentle as drew, Barrett Bellows Glenn's Bowser QWhen the Juniors want what the Seniors When When When When When When When Seniors want what the Juniors doj, faculty eyes are not on you, Lyle wears a necktie blue, Bay's courses. are easy to do, shouts in the halls become- so few, all the dogs are saying "mew," the green grass turns to blue, be quiet? I could hear you clear down the halls. How in the mud. Take off do, Then McCarty will say, "Do yell, boys and girls, do." The Astrum-Aledo High School 71 Do you recall those good old days, Those days gone by so soon, When you and I sat on the porch And used to sing and talk over old times together? Sk Sk lk Sk Lives of Seniors all remind us, We should try to do our best, And departing leave behind us Notebooks that will help the rest. Sk It P14 Ik I sat me down in the stu-dy hall Half inclined to shirk, I looked at Barrett, he looked at me, And well-I got to work. 41 lk 11 if , Sentiments of Our' Confirmed Bachelors Last night I held a little hand So dainty and so neat. I thought my heart would surely break, So wildly did it beat. No hand into my soul Could greater solace bring Than that which I did hold last night- Two aces and .a king. Pk ik 41 4' McCarty-"I started in life as a barefoot boy? Stanley-"Well, I wasn't born with shoes on." Sk lk all lk If a buddy see a buddy flunking in a quiz, If a buddy help a buddy, is it the teacher's biz? IF lk Sv Ik Laugh and the teacher laughs with you, Laugh and you laugh alone. First, when the joke is the teacher'sg Second, the joke is your own. wk if it PF BIuffer's League Chief high bluffer .......,.....................,.......,.......... Le-nore Hawks Assistant Cohorts ......,..... Laura, Alice J., Teckla, Margaret Charter Members ...,...............,.......................,........................ ..........,...........Alice O., Velma, Martin, Art, Teddy, Edna. Candidates for Admission .,...................................,................ Warnock, Raymond Rube. Pk ll ik HF Two old maids went for a tramp in the woods. The tramp died. Oh CD9 Heck! He says he is going to break the Will fMcHardJ. How Kenny QDJ? Sk lk Sk 41 You've noticed this also As sure as you're born. The bummer the car The louder the horn. if if if 41 Breathes there a man with soul so dead Who never to himself has said, As he stubbed his toe against the bed, ?? --,,,,,,,-,,,,,- PlHl4Pl4PkPkvkPlHlHi19FPl1'l'!!!!! -,,.,,,,,,.,,,,, ??? ik ik ik ll' "John," said Mrs. Norris to her husband, "I'm really afraid our Junior is lazy. He persuades little Freddy to do all his work." "Lazy!" exclaimed Norris. "That's executive ability!" 72 The Astrum-Aledo High School The school teacher, in trying to explain the meaning of the word "slowly," illustrated it by walking across the floor. When she asked the class to tell her how she walked, she nearly fainted when little Mabel shouted, "Bow- legged." Ik 8 if Ik "Charlie," said the girl nervously, "I really think you should be going." "Oh, it's only one o'clock," her reluctant swain protested. "I can see the clock from where I sit." "Perhaps you can," returned the girl, "But I can see the head of the stairs from where I sit." Ik ll 'K I He-Could you take a joke seriously? She-I scarcely know you yet. Sk if If it Shed a tear for little Nell, She had a car, and drove pretty fast. 41 lk If if Dail Harris-"Papa, how do you like my cake? I got the recipe over the radio." Loving head of the house-"It must have been broadcast through the Rocky mountains." if ll 8 Sk Joke Editor fto the staffj-Anyone here know a. good joke? Velma Scull-Oh, yes, I do. Joke Editor-What? Velma-The Joke Editor. if 'K Sk 41 A simp went into the lab. one day, Picked up the HCLQ He poured it into something else, And blew the J2L. HF lk ll if I saw a ,irl at Child's who had on a two thousand dollar pearl necklace that cost 50 cents. ik lk 41 if "Why do young ladies in love like the circus?" "Because they have an itching for the ring." lk 41 11.28 The telephone girl has more rings in her ears than she has on her fingers. 4' if if ll He talked as if his Adam's apple was sour. lk it ll Sk Once there was a man who loved the bees- He always was their friend, He liked to sit upon their hives, But they STUNG 'IM in the en-d. 'li wk if HY Sleeping like a log is all right, but sleeping like a saw- mill is often offensive. if lk If if Learn this, and you'll meet no defeats, No matter what your station: An ounce.of Keep-Your-Mouth-Shut beats A ton of Explanation. ll Ill 4 8 At a college examination a professor asked: "Does my question embarrass you?" "Not at all. It is quite clear. It is the answer that both- ers me." - F The Astrum-Aledo High School "When she wa.sn't looking I kissed her." "What did she do?" "Refused to look at me for the rest of the evening." if Ill 41 ll Quite matchless are- her dark brown iiii, She talks with perfect eeeee, And when I tell her she is yyyy, She says I am a ttttt. HF III 'F 4' In one particular all women are alike: Each thinks she is different. I lk if S Close within his arms he held her. He looked deep, deep into her glistening eyes and searched her very soul. Nearer and nearer he pressed her wilting form to him. Their hearts beat violently. Slowly she raised, her face to his. Her half-partedlips gave forth the heat of burning coals. They stood quivering as blades of grass kissed by a passing breeze. A few loose strands of her golden hair maddened him. He press- ed his fevered lips closer to hers-closer-closer- when of a sudden the poor yap sneezed and spoiled it all, and they took the picture over again. 41 if PF HIS "If we can't live in peace, live in pieces," he said as he mashed the dishes. lk lk Ii 4' 'Juvenile remarks are not always so naughty as'they seem. Small Sam, for instance, had no intention of using bad language when he got into such severe trouble in class. His teacher was trying to press home certain facts con- cerning a volcano. In reviewing the lesson she drew on the blackboard her own conception of a flaming mountain, using colored crayons with extraordinary effect. "What is it?" she asked, the picture finished. The scholars shook puzzled heads. "You don't know? Well, what does it look like?" the teacher persisted. "I think it looks like hell.'i IK ll I ik Tom: "If I kiss you will you call your mother?" Tess: "Not unless you want to kiss the whole family." if ik if il Here of late fathers prefer men who call on their daugh- ters to have some of the get-up-and-go style about them. il It if Ill "I could die waltzing with you." "You will if you don't keep off my feet." Sk 41 41 if At a Washington reception a lady whispered in a shocked voice to a senator: "Look at that girl! I never saw such a decolette blouse and such a short skirt, and such transparent stock- ings. I'm shocked beyond words, for I always thought her a very quiet creature." "Perhaps,T' laughed the senator, "she's one of those who believe and practice the good old saying that young girls should be seen and not heard." 74 The Astrum-Aledo High School Q II i IIIlllllIIllllllilll lllllllllllllll HII IIIIIIIIIIIIIII u uuuumul ilu mmuuum l uuuumm ALUMNI Alumni '25 Through the halls of our High School again Re-echo the names of former Freshmen. I'll begin with the class of '25 And tell you how many of them survive. Virgil Anderson at Augustana we find. Paul Black has not made up his mind. Frances Bailey and Helen Newell are at Jacksonville, While Richard Warnock at Knox still climbs the hill. Pauline Dorothy and Hazel Chandler -don't care to roam, So now if you look you will find them at home. Kathryn Blayney's in Chicago studying art. Nathan Sabbath at the depot still runs his cart. Berne Brown they say is still on the farm. Ruth White's in our Superintendent's office here Helping the man we all love so dear. At Dr. Davifrl's office Mabelle Butcher is found. Lyle Durning, they say, still tills the ground. Our athlete Ralph Sheese is going to Knox. Ira Hofer's at Bradley learning lots. Ruth Bonynge and Marjorie Edgar we find at Macomb, And Raymond Wells is staying at home. Harold Hofer's at Colorado U. Ruth Bjorkman at Knox studies too. Decker Berglund's one of our Post Graduatesg When a line is crooked he argues it straight. At home Helen Baxter and Margaret Clarke, They say, are learning the housekeeping art. At the First National Bank is Irene Lenz, And Leota rules with an iron hand. Mina Rae Morford's at Jacksonville. Elna Carlstrom's at home near Matherville. Lucille Sherer and Edward Kelleher are at home. Morris Ketzle more knowledge takes into his dome. Irene Baumgardner so very well known Is now remembered as Mrs. Humberstone. Rowena Wells at Golf Park we find. Clarence Thomas has not chosen to make up his mindg I think you'll find him near Muscatine. Leona Bivens at home is seeing Like Verne Lemon she cares not to roam. And Everette Gustafson and Veneta Braucht Have hopes of teaching others what they've been taught. Anna Lee Garrett still seeks more knowledgeg You will find her at France-s Shimer college Esther Zentmire at the Farm Bureau office worksg Ernest Walters on t'he farm never shirks. If there are any others who've gone astray, I cannot tell their whereabouts today. The Astrum-Aledo High School 75 m mmmm mm umuunu Q mnum l E ' uummuuilu uul um m: E Alumni '24 The class of '24 has won its fameg One after the other I will name: M Carl Anderson at Illinois we see And at home we find Elwin Whitney. Bertha Dungan and Mary Wagoner are teaching school Laying down the gol-den rule Cleo McIntyre and Dallas Brown attend Monmouth college, Obtaining, I think, some valuable' knowledge. Francis Rush's in Rock Island, they say, Toiling steadily every day. Mary Butcher has married John Vanceg If other girls only had a chance! Faith Cooke and Yvonne Berglund are Post Graduates. They're always here and never late. At home we find Mary Alice Clarke Remembered as being a History shark. Donald Durning toils away On the farm from day to day. ' Ella Litzenberger and Ivy Drake are attending Blackburn. At Illinois U Charles Duvall tries to learn. Nora Penman is in far North Dakota. Colby Pinkerton's somewhere in Minnesota. Clarence Stephens is at the oil station. Bessie Hodgson fell in love against heart's dictation. William Hawks in Missouri studies away. Frances Harbour's in Burlington, Iowa. Lyle Bradford always at home on the farm ' In peace an-d quiet away from harm. Edward Watson at Knox studies awayg Gwendolyn Willits gains knowledge from day to day. Opal Brown is teaching school. Grace Seiver is working in town, And Ethel Parkinson stays at home. . At Augustana is Elsa Peterson, - And at home near Joy is Ralph MOHSOI1- Larry Morfor-zi works at the Burgess Bank. John Lemon waters horses at the tank. Roy Yerkey is still in town, And at the library ,gains renown. Harvey Thompson in Aledo we find With his wife always on his mind. Elvira Kindlesperger teaches at Kewaneeg From flattering men you'll find her free. Leo and Francis Johnson, although not brothers, Were always good friends of one another. Anabel Litzenberger has changed her nameg By Mrs. Reaber she'll win her fame. If I have omitted one name today, I shall close by saying they've gone astray. 76 The Astrum-Aledo High School I t Alumni '23 At last comes the class of '23g Not many of them do we still see. Dorothy Almquist works at the Northern Utilityg Bessie Turner is Mrs. Perry Whitney. Ben Sabbath and Meredith Davis are at Illinois UQ Anetta Stratten and Alta Butcher to their husbands are true. Merwin Cain and Charles DeBord stay at homeg Marie 0'Day works in the office of the telephone. - Frances Wharton and Josephine Kistler are married they say: In both their faces you see- the sun's ray. George Hebel at Cornell studies awayg He'll soon be a lawyer without any pay. Kenneth Johnson is at New Windsor, Illinois, Remembered as being a quiet boy. Vernon Bigsby at Monmouth college Is climbing gradually the trce of knowledge. Warren Graham works at Muscatine. Martha Anderson at home is seeng At the First National Bank is He-len Ashg And Mabelle Day is Mrs. William Rush. At Peoria is Harry Browng And John Vance remains in town. Albert Dunlap and Ralph Gustafson at The Times Record work, And at their duty never shirk. l.eonard Dorothy, married is he, And Clarke Ketzle from women is fre-e. Ruth Artz's at Macomb Normal school. Lyle Boultinghouse at Kankakee minds the ruleg Beulah Bolton at home is she, And on the farm is Perry Whitney. Robert Felton's at Detroit, Michigan, And in California we find Harland Lane. Hope Stephens at Des Moines, Iowa. Margaret Haverfield teaches from day to day. Mrs. Hugh Dixon as the former Pauline Terry And Harvey Dahl who is not ready to marry. Charles Carlstrom at Kncx studies well And Ruth Ke-tzle is seen at Cornell. Helen Harriet goes to Macomb, Elizabeth Metcalf and Lcis Miller stay home. Kathryn McShane at Augustana is foundg- Lee Peterson and Madeline Powers are working in town. If I have omitted a single name- ' One who has struggled and won his fame- I am .sorry but I cannot say '1"hat I know their whereabouts today. The Astrum-Aledo High School 77 Maybe you Wm like this Astrumg and maybe you won't. Maybe we care, and Maybe we don't. Maybe you'll be stung, Maybe you won't. Maybe we care, and Maybe we don't. Maybe you'll do better, and Maybe you won't. Maybe we care, and Maybe we don't. 78 The Astrum-Aledo High School .,, 1 A V Q! 1 AA r i li muumum ilm luuuuum il muuulmnli ll lllllllllllllll il Illllllllllllll iil lllllllllllllll lil T Jquiograp hs The Astrum-Aledo High School V 79 PRINTED BY The Times Record Co. Prinfers - Publishers - Stationers Aledo, Illinois Plates Furnished by The Peoria Engraving Co., Peoria, Illinois Photos by Carlson q


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