Alexander Hamilton Middle School - Warrior Yearbook (Long Beach, CA)

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Tn-rlrw l'nL'z Thirrun S' g,f"."A M. - T6'I?1E1KI l'ngr I-'rmrlrru F P 1 P N V I P 4 ' TI-I E HAMILTONIAN Page Fifteen T H E HA IVIILT5-NlANmt. Pau Xixirrn 'L . Gvaducutes chfvitlfxo ut Pistuves Gordon Anderson Bill Berry Emil Bro Bill Cissne Francis Clowdis Beryl Cochran Otis Dasher Coleman Foote Alta Mae Gelbach I P g Helen Hagin Perle Johnson Geraldine Keleher Frances Law Herbert Leidholdt Donald Straw Waldon Thayer Robert Vickers Jack Walker W ? S I Piv- ONIAN Mid-year Graduates THE mid -year graduates of 1929 held their promotional exercises in the Hamilton School auditorium. The students entered the auditorium to the strains of the "War March"by the Hamilton orchestra. The in- vocation was given by the Reverend Well- ington Pierce. "Stars In Heaven" was sung by the Girls' Glee Club. "Sundown" was sung by the combined Girls' and Boys' Glee Club. The address of the evening was given by the Reverend Dr. Thomas B. Frizelle. The class marched across the stage to re- ceive their diplomas from our Principal. Mr. H. H. Hicks, tothe class march, "March Pontificale". The class was then assembled JLLY19 THE commencement exercises of Ham- ilton Junior High 9A class will be held in the school auditorium, Friday Evening, June 14, 1929. Three hundred thirty-two pupils will re- ceive their diplomas on the platform from our Principal, Mr. Hicks. Out of this num- ber to be graduated one hundred eighty- three are girls and one hundred forty-nine are boys. As customary the Wednesday evening be- fore graduation the graduates will have a banquet where musical numbers, stunts, speeches and toasts are to be given. This is the only social evening the 9A stu- dents have during the year where nearly all are present. This banquet will be held in the school cafeteria which will be decorated in the school colors. on the stage and pledged allegiance tothe flag. The exercises were ended by the singing of the "Star Spangled Banner" by the class of 1929 and the audience. One hundred and thirty-five students were graduated. Fifteen of them belonged to the Scholarship Society, twelve to the or- chestra and sixteen to the Glee Clubs. We had some very outstanding students among these graduates: the founders of the Hamilton Aviation Club, Girls League pres- ident, and three sets of twins. Some of the best athletes left Hamilton with this class. We know that these students will make a success of themselves and we wish them luck. Graduates Hamilton will lose eighteen members of its senior orchestra. These people will possibly enter the orchestras of Polytechnic or Wilson High Schools. Twenty-seven girls and thirteen boys must take the places of the graduating members of the senior glee clubs. Hamilton is very proud of its songsters and song- tresses. Polytechnic and Wilson will receive twenty-three members of the Hamilton Scholarship Society. Although this is a small percent ofthe graduating class, we are proud to have them represent us in the honor organization. The ninth grade boys have been very for- tunate in their athletics. They have not lost a game this year to any other school. Page Elglznn V Y A L THE HANIILTONIAN Pug: Tmmly - LQ Pap 1'mvul,v-nu: - T H 5 n-IA M: LTENIAN "'N'+M S -S :fxV,,s'5efff.f L--Qgzwfffzr A 3ks1i4,,iV": ' f - .V . ' 5 f: f2:?"'. V .ar r- . , S ' - -1 Raj,-VI' f M. , 4 1-M: ww' L 1. wi- .?' g L.L' N- -,Vf ,,..,.f...,hV-e :wk VN Y' : ' 'N 4 4 -H+' V--1-1 V V., x.., . V? 1' ""wV., ga ' X ' - R S- W at VIE rm va A 4,4 gf, -V ,. w -ff " -"- 'H k .e .V ' . A. v A ' V my 3. f' .' YH V z ' 1 -JW' + . 'J , , " ..J..v- V ' V ,- s 1, V 'r,1.Vaff Q V ' 1 151 2. '- ' " gn , Q fair 1 E -1 'g s 'L r 'Miva zz Q, .ups V- 3 wr .9 2, 1 -I-Pg? 'V , ,V A Y -, , W .. , 5 , ,I-3 -Q. -,.,ff..f- ax , A v . vf W. X - of . v - .V W , .. Ex, 4 v, X ,. - z K 15 w E 5 'bfS' f1"Q 23 Q V - Q V f. M ' . 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Book of Begining, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend. -Longfellow. Parr Twrnlyfhren A h Y Faculty I - HERE appear the names of the Principal, Vice-Princirpal, Fsciiktty ahd Clerks Risque lead. ership and cooperation help make Hamilton a leading Junidr igh School. A' Howard H. Hicks. Principal N Elmer D. Wickham, Vice-Principal Gail L. Lane, Counselor Dorothy L. Healy, Dean of Girls, Soc. Sci. Missllrances Adams, Art Harry Albert, Study Hall Mrs. Grace Armstrong, English E. C. Bathke, Physical Education Miss Ruth Beard, Physical Education W. S. Bell, Mathematics Mrs. Irene Boren, Mathematics Miss Elizabeth Byrkit, General Science Miss Edith Cade, Mathematics Mrs. Mary Chalmers,"'Study Hall H. D. Chapel, Electric Shop R. M. Cline, Physical Education Miss Grace Cooper, Spanish Miss May Coughlin, Mathematics Miss Anna Daniell, Mathematics Miss Elsa Degler, Social Sience Miss Roene Emery, English G.A. Estabrook, Print Shop, Miss Anne Forstall, Assistant Librarian Mrs. Josephine Gill, English E. M. Gregory, General Science Mrs. Erma Griswold, Typing Miss Olga Grizzle, Home Making Miss Dorothy Hahn, Typing Miss Faith Hanthorn, Home Making Mrs. Marjorie Harriman, Phy. Education Miss Beulah Hatcher , Home Making Mrs. Helen Howe, Physical Eduqgmm Mrs. Nellie Jeffery, Social Science, Paul Johnson, Tin Shop Mrs. Adelene Jones, Music Mrs. Gladys Larseh, Social Science Mrs. Thelma' Lyons, Mathematics Miss J osephihe McCorkle, General Science Mrs Emily McLean, Social Science Miss Avis F. Meigs, Librarian Mrs. Rowena Mix, English Benjamin Morrison, Mechanical Drawing Miss Ora Nesbit, Art O. P.,Palstine, General Science Miss Eleanor Plaw, Art Miss Dell Pratt, Social Science Miss Ruth Seawell, English Mrs. Helen Snider, English Miss Marguerite Stocking, Music Miss Mae Sutherland, Penmanlhip Miss Mary Tischer, English Mrs.Alina T1-oth, English Mr. William Tucker, Studi' Hall Miss Ethelihe Turner, ,Music A. F. Tuttle, Wood Shop i' Miss .Madge Vangzlebuifgj Social Science T. J. Wallace, PhysicalN,Education J. P. Walker. Agriculture Coulter, Irene, Clerk. -' ' Kast, Mrs. Zora, Attendence Clerk Livermore, Clara A., Clerk Mayfield, Mrs. Maybelle, Library J. W. S. Hodgdon, Auto Shop Ward, Margaret, Clerk "hy WV' f A Ml was iff! 1' -Q se Ty! P g Tmuly-four -i -lb- -"" " V 6' f' X fa fN Wu is ai ff f ZZ Z M 7 fr.-...,,"""Rn i X ca . 5 Y X I n 1 elf --'-' 0' , , 1A , - ' ff fy ff' 7- ,Q f I 'II Q? J rdf I w , ,. ' f MAY 5 X 'T wif' X E sl' I If A IN THE HAMILTONIAN New Student Government TTI-IE beginning of this semestera new form of school government was established at Hamilton. This new form is similar to the government of the United States, being composed ofa President. a Vice-President, Cabinet. Senate and a House of Representatives. The Cabinet is composed of the following officers: the President, Vice President and thirteen secretaries, whose offices are: Publications. Exhibitions, Clubs, As- semblies, Safety. Property, Plays and Oper- ettas, Sections, Scholarship. Social Affairs, Boys Activities and Girls League. Each member of the Cabinet has a certain definite duty to preform. Each officer has one sponsor. Every cabinet member is expected to fulfill the duties required of him. If by any chance this is not done, the member will be asked to resign. The summary of the duties of Cabinet members are as follows: The Vice-President---To preside at Cabinet meeting when President is absent. preside at House of Representatives when their appointed chairman is absent. Secretary of Publications---To collect all news for publication in the "Eagle," to as- sist the managers of the Annual, and pro- mote publicity for the school. Secretary of Finance---To keep an account of all dues, fines or collections within the schoolg to see to the budget and distribute the funds among the various departments. Secretary of Property---To work with the aid of Sponsor, Principal. Vice-Principal. teachers and janitors in trying to keep the school property in the best of condition- Secretary of Exhibitions---To aid the sponsor in collecting, displaying and re- turning all work to be placed on exhibit. Secretary of Plays and Operettas---To assist the dramatic and music departments of the school in all performances. Secretary of Clubs---To work with sponsor in making a unity in the club life of the school. Secretary of Social Affairs---To make a Page more agreeable social feeling within the school, to extend Hamilton hospitality to all new students. Secretary of Safety---In charge of fire- drills, street crossings, patrol and Health Log reports. Secretary of Activities---To assist in all games, meets and other activities connected with boys athletics. Secretary of Girls' League---To work with the Dean of Girls. the League officers and all the girls of Hamilton. Secretaxy of Scholarship---To work with the Scholarship Society sponsors in promoting the better attitude toward high- er scholarship standards, Secretary of Assemblies---To assist in securing more and better assemblies and to have charge of the program of assem- blies. Secretary of Sections---To work with sponsor in trying to work out a program to beusecl in the section rooms and improving the citizenshipof the students of Hamilton. This is only an outline ofthe duties of the various cabinet members. One of the more important requirements of a cabinet member is that he put on a progrrun in an assembly, a program that would be appropiate for his office. For ex- ample: the Secretary of Plays and Oper- ettas would probably give a program which would bc connected with the school play, or the Secretary of Property would probably give a program in connection with the care of school and personal property. Several of our cabinet members have been invited to speak at various meetings. Recently the Secretary of Safety attended a banquet at Franklin Junior High School and gave a short talk. The Student Congress as in National government consists of two Houses. The Senate, is made up of one representative from each grade. The work of the Senate is not so definite. It is the duty of the Sen- tContiuued on Page -lTl mm, x ray 7'n-f-nly-xrvrn DNIAN Pvogvcmx of Flag Salute Ceveinorttes Assembly Call ----- Bugle Assembly March---Orchestra fSixty to seventy-five piecesl I America, or America the Beautiful. Un unison, orchestra accompanimentl The Ame1'ican's Creed. fPupils in unison.J I believe in the United States of America as a goverment of the people, by the people, for the people: whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed: a democracy in a republic: a sov- ereign nation of many sovereign states: a perfect union, one and inseparable: established upon those principles of Freedom, Equality, Justice, and Humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes . I therefore believe it is my duty to my couutry to love it: to sup- port its constitntion, to obey its laws, to respect its flag: and to de- fend it against all enemies. Hamilton Toast. l0rchestra accompanimentl O Hamilton Junior To thee we raise our song. Our pride our allegiance, Our faith will e're live on: May time serve thee kindly: Each year fond hopes fulfill. Hamilton Junior, We hail thee dear school. lRepeat with obligatol I Love You California, or My Own United States. l0rchestra accom panimentl Call to Colors---Bugle Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands-V-one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 9 The Star Spangled Banner. fOrchestra accompanimentl 10. Exit March---Orchestra. Par: T:-em-ai In ' 0 An. 'Appreciation HOWARD H. Hicks, Principal, Alexander Hamilton Junior High School, Long Beach, California. My dear Principal Hicks: As Director of the National Physical Education Service of America and as President of the Department of School Health and Physical Education of the National Education Association, I want to tell you how much I enjoy- ed my visit to your splendid school. 1 have been visiting schools over the country for many years. I see dozens of them in weeks and hundreds in months.Your Flag Ceremonial is one of the finest thingsl have seen for many aday, and it gave me a thrill that I haven't experienced for a long time. It is fine. It touches the soul. It is impressive. Educationally it is full of potentialites. Ican see it as a builder of patriotism, reverence, school mor- ale and a love of the beautiful. The ritual itself impressed me as being very well selected, well timed, simple and yet complete. I feel good all over now for having seen it and been a part of it. Sincerely yours. December 5, 1928. James Edward Rogers. . Page Tn-fntv-:ml C-.QM Scholavsltip E OUR Scholarship Society has just com- pleted one of the most successful years in the history of the society.More interest than ever before has been shown by the students, and the membership has increas- ed accordingly. Hamilton is a member of the new Junior High Scholarship Federation which was formed by the Junior Highs of long Beach in an effort to standardize the system of grading, and, in compliance with the new rules, the old system in our school has been abandoned and the Federation systemadopt- ed. This new system is more severe, and as a result the membership dropped during the first semester, but it has again climbed for the second semester, although in the opinion of the sponsors, it is not yet as high as it ought to be. Only 6 1-2 percent of the total student body of Hamilton is repre- sented in Scholarship while we should have at least 10 percent. In an effortto keep Scholarship constant- ly before the students and to arouse more enthusiasm among them, several assem- blies have been given this year. For these same purposes representatives to Scholar- ship have been elected for each section and these representatives keep their sections in- formed with matters pertaining to Scholar- ship. Under the Federation rules a student who has been a member of Scholarship for three semesters is entitled to wear the Federation pin. This is quite an honor and a student who wears one of these pins will find that it helps him greatly, in more ways than one, when he enters High School. A Scholarship panel, which hangs outside the Library door, and which contains the names of the Scholarship members, has amused a great deal of favorable comment, especially among the new-comers to the school. It is changed at the end of each semester and the names of new member are added. Each time that a student eu- ceeds in making Scholarship, after his name has once been placed on the panel, a mark is added after it, and in this way the student can keep track of his progress. Scholarship has a social side, too. At the end of each semester a party ora banquet is given, which is attended by members of Continued on Page 47 Pun Tlirly THE HAVIII. ' Q. ,531 1. . s ,si .n .. A'L-- i . 'qfxgf '15 'Flu ,ya . 3 ,Q . ',, 'iff' - - 115 N 4.. iiihlis wf, 'M ,S L L at in i, Ei! v QV xv i m : ,A Mi g ,L ,,,L , I S Q1 ii.,- V, , 4 ion A ' H i gawxe ,AQ ,L.L g Aim - , ,, Q 'T LL WN .,. rife L' 'V 'Kri s' 1 3 ',,' ge, .A . r c ., 1 if f-.1 ff' - LVKL, 5 . .. 1: ,"k 'ff' 1 5 x . . 5 . X - g.' ' i Q i. .5 2 ,,, ,, . 4 ,, , The Student Patrol NE of the important organizations of our student body is the Student Patrol. The faculty advisor of this organization is Gladys S. Larsen, social science teacher. The chief officers are: Bob Mclnnis, who has charge of checking lower flogrg Alfred Milton in charge of noon duties, and the writer who has charge of roll call and 'upper floor. The duties of this organization are to maintain order and discipline both in the halls and on the school ground and to help enforce certain school regulations. The body is divided in to three unitsg namely, the hall patrolmen, the noon pa- trolmen, and the playground patrolmen. The duties of a hall patrolmen are direc- tion of traffic, and maintenance of order in the halls. The noon division is primarily to see that the school regulation pertaining to permits for leaving the school ground is en- forced, while the playground divihspolis ne the teachers to enforce the observance of playground rules and regulations. An individual patrolman is in a position to derive much valuable training and execu- tive experience by the proper discharge of his duties. In order to derive these benefits properly, he must be firm, but fair and impartial. Personal feelings or animosity must not enter into the situation. In this way he is building his own character along the proper lines and is imparting to others, by his example, a feeling of respect and confidence. The student body as a whole is benefited by the patrol organization in the inculca- tion of the idea of self-government. Pupils as individuals and as a body are thus learn- ing the fundemental principles of American government, that is, observance and re- spect for law and order. Barbara Moffett. Pug: Hiuy.on iAiVlIL Senior Orcliestra, 1 'JR Senior Orchestra this term has sixty five members. Its elected officers are: Mamie Lombard, president, C. P. Gold- smith, secretary-treasurer, and Elsie Lee, reporter. The Orchestra, in uniform, plays regu- larly every Monday morning in the Flag Drill exercises. Recently they played for a Masonic Club luncheon. This program which was also broadcast over K FOX was greatly appreciated by the club members. The soloists in the Orchestra were Adaline McCartney,concert mistress and Arthur Claar, coruetist. Several members not long ago repres- ented the Senior Orchestra at the Pacific Coast Club luncheon. They were Adaline McCartney, violinist, and Arthur Claar, cornetist. with Leone Turnbow and Lillian McCartney as accompanlsts. There has been a popular boys, sextette developed within the Orchestra. It is composed of piano, curnet, saxaphone, clarinet, tuba and drummer. Elsie Lee, Reporter rm cllll1iOU Orclftestrci. THE purpose of the Junior Orchestra is to teach music technique to young mu- sicians and to acquaint them with sight reading. The capable students are admitted to the Fe nor Orchestra whenever there is a vacancy. Members ofthe Orchestra are as follows: Fu-st Violin, Harold Jennings. Rav Cham- erlin, Clark Ward, Robert Olsson, Blanton Freeor, Dorothy Pal'ner, Iris Christian, Claude Atkinson, Orval Taylor, Janette Davis. M .ixine Schooley, John Mylott Glenn Smith, Seconzl Violin, Gladys Kliugenburg, Bill Shotwell, Lillian Bailey. Harold Hefron, Alice Brewster, Ruth Hoop, Edna Anne Smith, Everett Vilander and Marie Marks. Saxaphone, Clarice Clinton, Eunice Ev- ans, Lyndol Asheraft. Katherine Beehley, Sherrod Kendall, Devere Weldin and Wes' ley Burns. Cornet, Jimmy Fiske, Eldon Byrus, Roy- Protheroe and Maurice Astahy.: Clarinet: Billy McNutt and Bob Jones: Piano: Jane Goslin and Nadine Douglass: Trombone: John Jarvis, Lowell Nesbit: and Donald Eivir: Drums: Franklin Daily: Bells: Allen 1 er. Tlnirly-lam THE Girls, Cleo Club THE Girls' Glee Club has a membership of forty-five girls from the SA and ninth grades. Before becoming a member each girl must pass a vocal "try out." Girls who have been members of the Girls' Chorus havea much better chance than those who have never had chorus training Miss Stocking is the Director of the Glee Club and the officers are: President, Elsie Lee: vice president, Ruth Glezeny secre- tary, Marguerite Brown: sergeant at arms: Juanez Hager: librarian, Fern Fleming, assistant librarian, Rena Mason, accompan- ist, Leone Turnbow. The Girls' Glee takes part in the Flag Salute exercises every Monday morning and has appeared at a number of assemblies and P.-T. A. programs during the year. The 10th of May the Girls' Glee and the Girls' Chorus gave a radio program. The perfor- mance of the year was for the June Promo- tional Exercises. Girls, Glmovuts THE Hamilton Girls' Chorus, which was newly organized this year is happily progressing in the second semester of work, The elected officers of our club under the direction of Mrs. Adeline Jones are as fol- lows: President, Lily Mae Creswell: vice presi- dent, Helen Simmons: secretary, Ruth Mayes: librarian, Guida Paisley: assistant librarian, Frances Kennedy: representative Gladys Dawes: sergeant at arms, Geraldine Wygal: assistant sergeant-at-arms, Dorothy Gordon. We are proud of an enrollment of thirty- nine members. At present we are prepar- ing for a radio program and also are plan- ning a combined assembly program with the Girls' Glas Club. We have been work- ing earnestly and diligently each day to learn the fundamentals of good tones and we all feel that the time spent has not only been profitable but most enjoyable as well- By Ruth Mayes. - 3igiri. " ' c B 1 1 fr P Pug: Thirty-lhrn 7 7 Boys C3199 out THERE are forty-two boys in the Boys' Glee Club. These boys were selected after "try outs" as to their voice quality and sight reading ability. The officers of the Boys' Glee Club are: President, Bob Salvesong vice president, Robert Hamble: sergeant at-arms, Fred Hatch: librarian, Billy Olsson: assistant li- brarian, Richard Eatongaccompanist, Nor- man Davies. The Boys' Glee Club's most important appearance during the year was with the combined Junior High School Boys' Glee Clubs of the city for the Teachers' Institute at Wilson High. They also took part in the Flag Salute exercises every Monday morn- ing and at a number of programs through- out the year, including the fair, a radi0 program over KGER and the promotional exercises in February and June. Boys Cl'tOU LLS FOR the past two semesters Mrs. Jones has been sponsor of a group of boys who organized a club called "Boys' Chorus. " This club sang for P.-T. A. meetings and holiday assemblies and thus far has proved a great success. Last semester we were organized as a club room gang but this semester we are "a happy go-lucky crew of sailors," sailing every morning from 7:45 to 8:30 over the sea of songs. Like all other clubs we have our rules which are promptly obeyed by the crew. The ship's officers are: Howard Esta- brook, president: Ralph Aston, vice pres- ident: Billy Gray, secretary- sergeant at- arms. At present there are sixty-four boys in the club. However we have many waiting for a chance to join the ship's crew. Billy Gray. Pan Thirl 1-leur THE H! tpolitinal, Tea. THE annual production for our school this year wasa two-act Colonial play called "Political Tea" based on the Boston Tea Party and the stirring- events of our American history. The story of the play was as follows: Miss Amanda Linwood, a despotic wealthy old spinster, was raising her neice Patty, gave a tea party in the garden of her beautiful, Colonial home. To this party, Miss Linwood invited friends, who were some of the leading citizens of the day. Woven into the gaiety of the afternoon events was the very serious discussion as to the significance of the Boston Tea Party and similar events which later brought on the Revolutionary War. This conversation contributed much real historical knowledge and created the atmosphere for the second act, Miss Linwood proved an ideal hostess in the first act and furnished a very pleas- ing program for her guests and incidently for the audience. Among the outstanding numbers in first act were three lovely Co- lonial dances, as well as a solo dance and some wonderful musical selections. Seven- ty-eight people appeared in the first act. With professional stage and bright effects used, one can readily picture the beauty of the garden. The new scenery was made at a Hollywood studio for us. One especial- ly noticed the new colonial doorway and the garden gate. The minstrels who played for the dancers were seated beneath a garden lattice trel- lis which gave a very pleasing garden ef- fect. You can easily imagine what a lovely setting the garden made for the beautiful costumes of the party guests. The second act took place in the living room of Miss Linwood's home. This, of course, had to be very beautifully furnish- ed to signify the wealth, culture and refine. ment ofa Colonial home of the wealthier class. Here again, many guests were present to spend the afternoon preparing bandages and packing war supplies for the soldiers. The war had been on for several months before the second act takes place.The view- point of the folks left at home was depicted here and proved a beautiful group scene. Snoopy Snithers, the village gossip and her two colleagues, furnished the comedy here. In this act Patty gained her point through craft and the heaviest part of the action for the leads took place in act two. One was very much interested here, watching the development of the plot: the anxiety to see Patty gain her information about her aunt's tea-drinking and finally force her to consent to her marriage with David Mason, a min- ute man.You see Patty and David knew Aunt Amanda loved Judge Engles. The Judge was on the side of the young folks and finally helped to win over Miss Linwood for her consent. The on-looker saw a change in Miss Linwood's affection. Maybe she was not always so high aud mighty after all. At any rate, it was all most interesting to watch, and the whole show was most enjoyable. Barker and Liza, the two colored servants furnished abundant humor and gave many a laugh: not only in what they said but what they did. There were one hundred and four people in the cast: wonderful new scenery, gor- geous new costumes and as all Hamilton plays, a worthy production. The matinee preformances were given on May 15 and 17. The leading characters were: Miss Amanda Linwood ............ Evalyn Prine Barker ................. ............ .... R 0 bert Barton Judge Engels ........................... Bob Mclnnis David Mason ........................... Alfred Milton Patty, niece of Miss Linwood ...... Patty Peck Liza ......................................... Roberta Ferris In addition there were 8 minuet dancers, 14 reel dancers, 6 French dancers, 8 fid- dlers and the quartet. Plz: Thirty-pin l Q I V. K Girls, League PURPOSES of the Girls League are to pro- mote friendliness among the girls and to discuss and arrange matters of special in- terest to the girls of the school. The organ- ization also takes part in promoting the activities of the student body as a whole. Every girl in school belongs to the League. Through their membership the girls have an opportunity to learn the principles of self government because they actually do manage their own affairs with the guid- ance of their sponsor. The Girls' Council is made up of repre- sentatives from each room. This Council nominates the officers and discusses all qirestions of interest to the girls and car- ries these problems back to the home rooms. The Executive Committee composed of all League officers directs all activities. The first semester officers were Virginia Boyers, Ruth Glezen, Marguerite Brown and Jean Pritchard. Second semester of- ficers are: President, Marguerite Brown: Pug: vice president, Jean Pritchard: secretary, Leta Mae Lowe: treasurer, Gladys Dawes: cabinet member, Doris Smith: health com- missioner, Anna Maude Roberts. The Big Sister Committee headed this semester by Jean Pritchard and composed of able 9A girls welcomes new girls and helps them get aquainted. The League has organized an honor club this year. The girls have taken Betsy Ham- ilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton, as their inspiration and are to be known as the Betsy Hamilton club. Only girls who have given the school some distinguished service are eligible to membership. The Charter Members are Marguerite Brown, Elsie Lee Margaret Studley, Gladys Dawes, Jean Pritchard, Leta Mae Lowe, Verona Mc- Kluskie, Ruth Mayes, Anna Maude Roberts Doris Smith, Mary Wood, Frances Kennedy Ruth Glezen, Georgia Burkhardt. Thirty-:ix 'I' I-I E HA IN Girl I-Resewes GIRL Reserves are the younger members of the Y.W.C.A. They accept a purpose and strive toward it, thinking of themselves a reserve force getting ready for places of leadership and responsibility in their homes, schools, churches and communities. The colors of the Girl Reserves are blue and white formed in a triangle. By wear- ing a blue triangle here in America, a girl is sharing the responsibilty of girls around the world in helping to bring about the Kingdom of Friendly Citizens. This is what the name stands for, and for which Christ would have us serve. The purpose of the Girl Reserves is "To Find and Give the Best." The slogan is "Face Life Squarelyf' Our code is: AS A GIRL RESERVE - I Will Try To Be ---- Gracious in manner Impartial in judgment Ready for service Loyal to friends Reaching toward the best Earnest in purpose Seeing the beautiful Eager for knowledge Reverent to God Victorious over self Ever dependable Sincere at all times: In Hamilton Junior High School we have three groups of Girl Reserves. The clubs are: "Jolly Hikers," Sth and 9th grade club, sponsored by Mrs. Snider, a teacher in Hamilton. '1'he "Live Wire," an 8th and 9th grade club, sponsored by Mrs. Pulley, and our newest club is the Seventh club, whose sponsor is Miss Starr. Each club holds its meeting at Hamilton on a certain day. We have Girl Reserves in China,Japan, Turkey, India, the Philippines, Belgium, the Baltic States, South America, and else- where. Girl Reserves, you see, are interna- tional. In keeping with this idea we had a "Trip Around the World" at which our fathers were our guests. We also had a Camp Five AMP FIRE isa nation-wide organiza- tion for the girls who strive to uphold the better principles of life. In our school we have a branch of this organization. The girls do many interesting things. They make bead and leather head bands to help fulfill the qualifications for the first rank a Camp Fire girl can attain, "Wood Gathererf' . Before they could make their headbands the girls had to select Indian names and symbols. They had a great deal of fun in doing this. The names were symbolic of things the girls wanted to do or be, or their ideals. At Christmas the girls made in various ways very attractive cards which they sent away. The Camp Fire girls have ceremonial gowns and they are now earning honors with which to decorate them. The girls are busy making preparations for summer camp. We occasionally have parties and banquets appropriate and in keeping with the season. We have Council Fires in which the girls take the various ranks. A number of the girls have taken the first rank, " Wood Gatherer " and those who have not are working on the require- ments. Those who are now "Wood Gath- ers" are working for "Fire Maker" rank. Every Saturday at Poly High School the Camp Fire girls may go and swim in the commodious plunge. There the girl who earns the largest number of points is en- tilzled to a free week at summer camp. The girls earn these points by attendance and by passing the various tests which are called the pollywog, frog, flying fish and dolphin tests. "Book" party at which the Camp Fire Girls of Hamilton were our guests. On May 10th we are taking our mothers on a trip through Fairyland. Our good times this semester will close on May the 18th with the annual Gypsy Patteran. Judith Johnson, Girl Reserve Inter-Club Council. Page Tlirly-xc c , THE MVIILTONIAN Hamilton Ht 'Y HAMILTON Jr. Hi Y Club was first or- ganized as the Athletic Cltib in 1927. iEven now every member is, or has been a member of a school team.l It was later adapted to the Y.M.C. A. program and be- came a member of the Hi Y League. The purpose of this club is to promote clean speech, clean sports and clean habits among its members and the students of our Junior High School. In addition, the club aims to help the members develop physically, mentally, socially and spirit- ually. Meetings were held regularlly on Tuesday evenings until last semester. This semester the club was unable to obtain the use of the Hamilton gymnasium for its activities, therefore, the meetings have been held on the call of the president or the sponsor. Officers are elected once each semester. The officers for last semester were: presi- dent, Earl Hoosg vice-president, Milton Balsiger: secretary, Bill Fessendeng treas- urer, Joe Rosenbergg custodian, Erwin Hand icva THE Handicraft Club is one of ouroldest organizations, having been formed the second semester the first year our school existed. It has always had a membership of from twenty-four to thirty girls, and each semester a waiting list supplies the new members as graduation takes out old ones. Many beautifulas well as useful gifts have been made: and the girls have learned the art of creating attractive gifts at a very small cost. Many friends of the mem- bers of this club, especially the girls' mothers Shuberg sargeant-at-arms, George Fawcett reporter, John Clark. The officers for this semester are: presi- dent, David Bordenp vice-president, Don Hadley: secretary and reporter, Robert Ruttg treasurer, John Jarvis: custodian, Milo Lacygsargeant-at-arms, Ralph Hess. Mr. Cline has been sponsor of the club since it was first organized. The club enters teams in the Junior Hi YLeag'ue at the Y.M.C.A. The athletic events of the year are basketball, baseball, swim meets and a track meet. Twice each year the club takes trips to Kamp Kole, or to the mountains in that vicinity. Several times a year a Hi Yp banquet is held at the Y.M.C.A. These banquets have been very popular with the boys and they have helped to promote a better feeling of fellowship among the members of the Hi Y Clubs of the dif- ferent schools. While the Hamilton Hi Y will lose many of its members by the spring graduation, there will be a strong group to resume ac- tivities next fall. Robert Rutt, reporter. it Club have received more attractive gifts than otherwise, through the skill the girls have acquired in work done in the club. The last semester of this year the club has taken over the workshop part of the school play, and has rendered valuable assistance to the production by making flowers, wigs, and hats, and assisting generally with the cos- tumes. When the play is finished, the mem- bers will again turn to their individual pro- jects, and finish them before the close of school. Pan Thirty-rlzlu Tr-ui . HAMILTONIAN ' Junioc High School 'Aviation Club THREE years ago Mr. Hicks, our Princi- pal, requested the organization of School Clubs at Hamilton. Mr. Hodgdon organized the Aviation Club and since that time a large number has joined. In addition to the regular purpose of the clubs the Aviation Club aims to find out what fields will train the club members nto useful life activities along Aviation iines. The following items show in what the boys are active in order to accomplish the work assigned them: English lnote booksl Science, Chemis- try, Mathematics, Meteorology, Navigation, Electric woik. Snldering, brazing, magneto work, freehand drawing, mechanical draw- - ing, art design, sheet metal work, wood- work, propeller making, and history of aviation. Halbert Martinson has designed and made an electrical swivel that makes it pos- sible for the club members to fly the Dir- igible-Aeroplane. The new ship is now being studied by the members of the club and general science classes. The means of propulsion is by vacuum motor. These same motors will be used and model aeroplane propellers attached and their action studied. Frank Kerns is making a pattern of the propellers. These will be cast in aluminun at a local foundry. The science of air movementis now being studied. Pngu Thirlyeuin I W 7Amnun.l Stuff' 1 i1AtTLTLLlCli. Staff, THE Annual staff has been busy work- ing on the Hamiltonian that is published in June. Members of the staff are: Howard Estabrook, editor-in-chief: Elsie Lee, as- sociate editor: Marion Jones, art editor: Margaret Studley, literary editor: Jack Atkins, director of printing, and Ramah Speck, business and sales manager. The work of the editor-in-chief is to assist Mr. Estabrook in working on the Annual, to help Mr. Wickham in paging the Hamiltonian and to work on the pic- tures of the graduates by seeing that they are all turned in and are in order. The Associate Editor is an assistant to the Editor-in-Chief and helps him in his duties. The Associate Editor also meets with the Faculty Committee regarding the Hamiltonian. The Art Editor supervises the collection of art-work for the Annual. The Elective Art Classes make the cover, title pages and the decorations for the book in general. Joel Ellis is making the comic page. The Literary Editor secures the composi- tions that are written by the students of the school. The director of Printing has the duties of acting as general helper to Mr. Esta- brook and is also the representative of all the printing department. The Sales Manager takes subscriptions, turns the money in to Mr Tucker, and re- urns the tickets to the subscribers. She lost boosts the sale of the Hamiltonian. By Marguerite Brown The Engle THE EAGLE, the school paper, has been issued tnis year under a uniuue and interesting system. Miss Byrkit, Mrs. Mix and Mr. Estabrook, faculty sponsors, plan- ned each issue in advance and meted out assignments, as part of the daily class work to the various classes in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Shop, Music, Arts, etc. The best articles from each class were then submitted for the paper. Miss Nesbit supervised the art work, and theart students contributed many appro- priate designs and borders. The typing department co-operated gen- erously, and the accurate copy work aided our youthful printersin their efforts to put together a commendable sheet. The January number, a sample issue, was well recieved and boosted circulation. For February, the idea was patriotism car- ried out in stories and borders. Easter pro- wided a motif for the April paper with its green cover design. May, the final copy, gave us some inter- esting vacation suggestions. Throughout each paper were newsy reports of events past and to come. Hamilton's doings in the sports world were kept before the public in an able manner. Lists of students who have distinguished themselves in various ways have been published from time to time,and most interesting of all, there have been pelnty of pictures---pictures of all sorts of groups of us doing lots of things. Page Furly 7 I-uf , -1 wicyxxx Q, ,-J Q X -I L . X ix? f f.X?f7' .. I' llg' L-M 'il :ff-, : Al, l CC-Q f. EJ 1 'J s ff ,ning ,x 'N X- ' I 7 4 A . -4-A-111----fl-4 -.-.--,----- 1 ,K ,V 111, .. Y- A ' . is J: A 'fi f fi ET-1 ffl : ""'xgiE:p3": E"l??T:? 1'Al,-Af"--fl:--f x""y' I nm ,nu mfg: 0-fy, lr s gfn SQ S9 ,Aja ix VJ? 5 . , -J af- I f V I ' ' 1, I 1 f 1 M f Q f -ilf i ll ,W-Q. f-.- ff P O I I Q7 ONIAN A Trip Tlwouglt I'lu.irrtlton. IT WAS a rare spring day when my chum and I first visited Hamilton Junior High School. We agreed that it was a beautiful modern school. It is surrounded by tropical trees, plants, shrubs and flowers which add to its beauty. The green lawn, which is carefully kept, gives one the thought of freshness. The buildings are built around a large beautiful patio which has a lawn with tropical trees and bushes planted in the corners. As we went up the walk which leads to the office door spring flowers senta faint perfume to us. We first visited the auditorium. We en- tered a small foyer with entrances leading to the main auditorium which seats approx- imately nine hundred people. It is simple in its beauty and yet of wonderful architecture. Above and tothe rear of us was the balcony with the projection room in the center. It has two modern moving picture machines which the loyal Hamiltonians helped buy. The main offices are on the first floor of the building. The first thing Inoticed as I entered the main office door was a large framed picture of Alexander Hamilton, after whom this school is named. I also visited the attendance clerk's office and the offices of the Vice Principal and the Dean of Girls. Mrs. Kast is the attendance clerk and when anyone is absent or tardy he must go to her office. Mr. Wickham is the Vice-Principal and Miss Healy is Dean of Girls. The Principal of Hamilton is Mr. Hicks. His office had a comfortable yet business-like appearance. There was a neatly arranged desk and a book case. In one corner was a table and on it was a picture of his two little girls. The American flag hung in another corner, near the door. We left the offices through a small anti- room where notices and mail for the teach- ers are placed. We walked down the halls which are about twelve feet wide with shining lock- ers on the sides. Student Patrols are sta- tioned at various places in the halls to keep order and direct traffic between periods. The Study Halls we found are much larg- er than the ordinary class room and in them we saw the students poring over their books preparing their lessons. We next went through the art rooms which are beautifully arranged. The walls of the room were covered with drawings which are well worth studying. The one I liked best was a water color, done in color shades, of a peaceful country scene with mountains in the back-ground. We visted an English class and found it a typical classroom. The students were giv- ing speeches. The next class we visited was a 9A social studies class where the students were studying United States gov- ernment. We also visited a beginners typ- ing class, a mathematics and a music class, The gym which is for both boys and girls is very large. The modern apparatus such as the buck, side-horse, travelling rings, climbing ropes, parallel bars and tumbling mats gives every student a good chance to develop physically. The boys' locker room isa combined shower and dressing room. The orthopedic gym is for boys with physical de- fects that require special attention. This gym has much apparatus upon which the boys may work. These various things consist of chest weights, stall bars, travelling ladder and mats. We glanced at the playground with basket ball courts, jumping pits, track, and baseball diamond and then we passed on to the shops. The machine shop has modern machinery that would make a mechanic green with envy. The boys were making plumbs, ham- mers, screw drivers and were working on automobile motors. The electric shopis well supplied with ma- chinery. This shop is conducted for the boys who are interested in that subject. A series of experiments covering the hookup of bells, annunciators. telegraph and telephones are carried on duringthe semester. We found . l'nge- Fri rly-1 mi I Ti-it i-IAMILTONIAN X the boys constructing motors, radios and transformers. The boys in sheet metal shop are taught how to make useful household articles such as dust pans, trays, match boxes and pans. They also construct tin boats, autos and other articles. The wood shop has a very fine equipment which consists of two lathes, an electric sander, band saw, drills, aplaner and grind stone. The beginning classes had built boats, surfboards and table lamps while the older boys made funiture that is able to complete with market furniture, We next visited the print shop. Here we found both boys and girls, printing cards, setting type and cleaning rollers. The print shop not only gives one ideas and instructions of the printing trade but also teaches better grammar, capitalization, paragraphing and punctuation. On entering the sewing rooms we were surprised at the number of sewing ma.- chines. The girls were working on dresses, aprons and costumes. There are two cook- ing rooms but we visited the one that was occupied. Much to our delight we were given tastes of the girls' wares which on this particular day happened to be cake and candy and we found them excellent. These girls are taught how to get the best results in cooking food stuffs and the most sanitary way to cook them. The cafeteria was our next stop. Here we found the cooks prepa.ring the food. The lunch hour we found is divided into two periods and at lunch time the students line up into three lines, each line leading to a horseshoe serving table. The students take trays, are served food, given a check and they pay the cashier. They then seat them- selves in the dining hall which is a very busy place during lunch hour. There is also a serving table for the teachers and a pri- vate dining room for them. Our last stop was the library. There the students were enjoying a good reading per- iod or looking up information for class work. This library is of considerable size and we did not expect to find as many books as we did. As we started to leave the library our guide asked us if we wished to stay a few minutes and see the flag ceremony. We consented for we had heard about this ceremony at Alexander Hamilton which is known over the state of California. We went to the window that looks over the patio. An orchestra was assembled in the middle and the musicans wore trim orange and black sweaters. A trumpeter sounded the march and the orchestra played while the students, some fourteen hundred, marched to their places. The ceremony was begun by the singing of America, I Love You California. and Hamilton Junior. As the last note died away the call to the colors was blown and each student placed his right hand over his breast. A swell of patriotism surged in my veins as Old Glory cameinto view. After the salute the ceremony was ended by the singing of the Star Spangled Banner. It was a perfect tribute to Old Glory. We attended a meeting of the Cabinet which is part of the plan of the student goverment at Hamilton. The Cabinet room is very attractive. On the floor is beautiful inlaid linoleum donated by the Parent- Teachers Association. The members sat on benches around a beautiful walnut table made by the wood shop boys. These six are also of walnut and were made in the wood shop. In the corner of the room was a walnut console with a vase of spring flowers on it. This cabinet room was de- signed by the art teachers. We went home feeling that our. time at Hamilton had been well spent. Alfred Milton. Fug: Furry-:bra THE I-IAVIILTONIAN The Octhopeclic Department' I VISITED a room, 'twas a rare treat, And found little girls, doing things with their feet. They had on no stockings, did things with l.eir toes. Said Ito myself, "What's this?" Goodness knows l For soon they were doing some queer little marches. On foot boards, they call 'em to strengthen their arches. They told me they soon would climb moun- tains and boulders, And all must grow strong, with the finest shoulders. And they also told me, "Alas and Alack! 'Tis a dreadful disgrace not to have a straight back!" And lsaid, "You do things that are rer- tainly great!" "Yes indeed," they replied, "see this chart for our weight? We are looking ahead to a wonderful time And that's why this red line must climb, climb and climb ' Do you want to know more of our work? Just think These bright rosy cheeks are not cheap drug store pink. We learn to keep our bodies in splendid condition By eating the things that are best for .Q nutrition." "If into our homes some night you should Peep By eight-thirty o'clock we are all sound asleep. Now don't you think Hamilton's really worth while, . And Orthopedic. girls should all wear a smile?" Pau Fm-I Spring Fever ITTING here trying so hard just to think, Idly dipping my pen in the ink, Trying to get this poem written you know Just so I'll have it in English to show , That I did try to work: but I can't, iso it seems,l All Ican do is indulge in day dreams. These are symptoms, you know, of that deadly disease, fYou don't cough, you don't choke, you don't shiver or sneezel It isn't that kind of sickness, you see And it doesn't attack only poor little me. lt comes in the spring, with the robins who sing As an antidote forit you can't take athing. But don't let it worry you, take my advice, Go down to the beach, where its sunny and nice. Forget all your worries, your troubles and cares And just be an idler, a fine one who shares The world's stock of laughter, and good times and fun. And now I will close, for my "poem" is done. By Verona McLuskie, 9A-33. . ' ' "xxx f il.-iffy 'IPM-Y , xv-lan I A Tr-15 HAMILTONIAN X l:o,vori.te Books BOOKS with the following title were the ones most in demandin Hamilton Library during the preoeedi-ig weeks. THE CRISISA--A study of the expression on the face of the Vice-Principal when Fate hangs in the balance. SCOTCH FAIRY TALES---Show s that these folks have known stories about 'themselves for a long time. Read afterwards-H "ENGLISH FAIRY TALES". KThejokes are dif- ferent.J EDUCATION OF THE CONSUMERS---An attempt to direct brown paper bags toward waste cans. BOOK OF COURAGE---Read during Study Hall, in the Vice Principal's office and at the dentist's. TWENTY- FOUR UNUSUAL STORIES---These are interesting accounts of where li- brary permits disappear. EXPANSION OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE---Not written by an eye witness but gives accurate details. Tells in what direction,and how the people expanded-n after- wards "WHA'I' ARE YOU GOING TO BE" and "SCIENCE RE-MAKING THE WORLD". SPENDING THE FAMILY INCOME---A serious book about spendingless than you have- GRASS---Mostly about how and where not to walk. BOOK OF ESCAPES AND HURRIED JOURNEYS---How much one enjoys this book depends on personal circumstances. ORPHEUS WITH HIS LUTE ---Though largely written about Tom Wallace there are other good chapters: "Wickham and His Whistle," Alarms from Albert," "Music and Golf." GRIT-A-PLENTY-u Puts many people on assembly programs who otherwise wouldn't be there. ART IN EVERY LIFE--Good chapter on School Uniforms, Hat and Uniform Dyeing, How to Be Good Looking Though a Teacher. HUN DRED THINGS A GIRL CAN DO---Comprehensive studies in the use of make-up kit. WESTWARD MOVEMENT---Discusses travel on the State Street bus, Shopping News, John Dewey. Good chapters on Atlantic and North Long Beach transfers. BOTH SIDES OF 100 PUBLIC QUESTIONS---Useful handbook for all students. Gives the answer the teacher wants and settles the questions you wonder about. YOUR BIGGEST JOB---Never plan to do tomorrow what can just as well be put off until the day after. PIECES FOR EVERYDAY THE SCHOOLS CELEBRATE---An interesting study of chewing gum and its many and varied uses. PETS AND HOW T0 CARE FOR THEM---The study and treatment of silver goldfish in a tepid solution on a varied and disputed feeding schedule. YESTERDAY AND TO-DAY---Shows plainly the difference between a 2-cent and a 4-cent fine. Page Furry-Jin , 1.4 THE n-IAMILTONIAN West fpoclcet Guide to Hamilton ASSEMBLY: Usually impromptu. Attend- a few. Try and define them. BELLS, PASSING: May mean anything. Fire! Flag Drill! Section! Classroom! As- sembly! Watch daily bulletin. BELL W. S.: Not the singular of BELLS PASSING, just one long one. BOOK REPORTS: Effusions feither vocal or writtenj about abook which a friend has read for you. BUS: Conveyance larger than a sardine can: accommodates as many. lC0st about the same.l CAFETERIA: Refuelling station. CONDUCT CARDS: Symphonies thru which the teacher expresses emotion. DAILY BULLETIN: Adevice which ex- presses the literary after-thoughts of any- one at all. DEAN OF GIRLS: Somehow related to Betsy Hamilton, Cosmetics, School Uni- forms, and Conduct Reports. THE EAGLE: Weakly, now and then. ENGLISH: Essays on Shakespeare, The Effects of Tobacco, and What I Like About Hamilton. FIELD DAY: Early American antique. FIRE DRILL: Unexpected journeys into open spaces. Freedom limited. FLAG SALUTE CEREMONIES: Heads un! Eyes Front! Forward! Oscillatel Take Heart! Sing! Retreat! Riot! Bell! GENERAL OFFICE: Whispering Gallery. GENERAL SCIENCE: Studied this semes- ter: Mosquitoes, Telephone Receivers, Ice Boxes, Roots Used As Foods, Cuts of Meat, Grafting. GRADUATION : Life insurance without en- dowment. GRAPE GUM: Age of Innocence. GUIDANCE RECORD: lPUPIL'S RE- PORTJ: The pupil's idea of what he does with his spare time. Pau HEALTH CARD: Puts the student in 300 percent condition in short order. LIBRARY: The place where "The Call of the Wild" would be if it ever was. LIBRARY PASS: A ticket to a poor show where you have to furnish your own en- tertainment. LOCKERS: Davy Jones would faint at the contents and combination. LOG OF HEALTH: "The Real Diary of a Real Boy." LUNCH PERMIT:A blue card mother sends to the laundry. ' MO0RE'S STORE: Up-to-date merchandise Frl on current topics. MUSIC DEPARTMENT: Preparation for broadcasting and service clubs. NORTH LONG BEACH BUS: A packing and shipping establishment. NURSE: A tooth brush fiend. ORTHOPEDIC DEPARTMENT: Takes everything but finger prints. Beware if you're fat, thin, or good looking. OUTSIDE TELEPHONE: A device to inter- rupt the train of thought, strengthen the lungs, and improve spelling. OVER DUE BOOK NOTICE: A personal in- vitation to discover and return a book you never took out and didn't read anyway. P.-T. A.: Too much "T" and not enough "PA." PASSES: Perfect alibi. PENNIES: The change you get from a two cent fine out of a dollar. PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Amateur circus life. PROGRAM CARD: A receipt from every teacher for work you expect to do for her. PROMOTION: A ceremony constantly on the teacher's mind. ROLL BOOK: The Lost Chord. Continued on page 47 y-as l l THE l-IAIVHLTC WEST POCKET GUIDE Countinued from page 46 SCHOOL GARDENS: A place where boys now and then raise onions which they bring to class on a hot day. SECTION TEACHER: A camel that can always hold another straw. SHOPS: Training for Santa Claus' helpers. SOCIAL STUDIES: High pressure excur- sions into Abyssinia, 'The Teudal Sys- tem', and Lame Duck Congresses. SPANISH: The language of the missions. STUDENT PATROL: A washable celluloid badge giving the age of the owner and refererences. STUDY HALL: A dormitory to which a few pupils report. SUPPLY ROOM: A Piggly Wiggly Store gone wrong. TARDY BELL: A siren that blows when you are 100 feet on the wrong side of an imaginary line. TEACHER, An almost human being who lives tolearn all she can from her young- sters. TEACHER'S REST ROOM: Survival of the fittest. UNIFORM DRESS: Any blouse and skirt finished off with various beads, ties pins, sweaters, socks, shoes, badges, and belts VICE PRINCIPAL: The Barker. VISITORS: Faces in the window. WALL TELEPHONE: First came into use during the Spanish Inquisition. Inventor died young. Other killings reported daily llfiltl NEW STUDENT GOVER'Nl'vIENT Continued from Page 26 ate members to act upon special commi- tees. The House of Representatives, as one may easily guess, is composed of a rep- resentative from each section room or state. This branch of the student govern- ment has a faculty sponsor and meets ev- ery Wednesday at section time. It is the duty of the House members to carry back to their respective states, any information, Pun For brought up in the meeting, which may be useful or interesting to the students in their states. If a member of the cabinet has any valuable information for the student body, he may give his talk to the House of Representatives and the next day the members of the House will say the same thing to the students of the state which they represent. Under this new form of school govern- menta great deal more has been accomplish- ed than was accomplished under the old form of a mayor and astudent council. But we are expecting a great deal more to be accomplished in the future. Robert Rutt, 9A mam THE SCOLNRSHIP SOCIETY Continued from page 80. the faculty as well as Scholarship member. The decorations are carried out in the Schol- arship colors, which are pink and green. Any student who succeeds in making ten points, and who does not have a "C" in deportment or in any of his subjects is admitted to membership. A student who makes fourteen or more points becomes a Honorary member of the Honorary Cluh, which is composed of a group of the best scholars in school. The sponsors of the society are Mrs. Griswold and Miss Sutherland. The offices of the society are selected from the three pupils receiving the highest number of points. The one who has the highest number becomes president: the second highest vice-president, and the third highest becomes secretary. The officers for the semester ending in 1929, were: Ver- ona McLuskie, president: Georgia Burk- hardt, vice-president: Vera Mullins, sec- retary. Arline Glaze was ourrepresentative to the Federation Council. - . Officers for the semester endiug in June, 1929 are: Ruth Mayes, president: Georgia Burkhardt, vice-pres.: Verona McLuskie secretary. Robert Rutt is the representa- tive to the Federation. The aim of the society is to promote bet- ter Scholarship among the. pupils of the school. Considered from this angle, Schol- arship represents one of the biggest fac- tors for success in the school and as such, it deserves the hearty co-operation of every student. :mm Tl-IE HAMILTONIAN I'IcLmiI.bOnLcLn Gtctssifieci 'Page BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIIB SPECIAL THIS WEEK --- June 10-14, diplomas for those who qualify. Only 9A' s need apply. H. H. Hicks. SAFEWAY METHODS---Save 10 percent of your time. Get no detentions. See Vice Principal BUSINESS- SERVICE---Powder puffs, pens, empty pocketbooks. Enquire prop- erty Commission, Lost and Found. COMPENTENT GOLF INSTRUCTOR-H Best of references. Miss Seawell. FREE---Music lessons, class instructions, voicestrained. Apply room9 or 16 be- fore 6 A. M. GET WITH LIVE FIRM---Permanent Con- tracts for those who make good after three years trial. See Board of Educa- ion. FOR SALE LOTS FOR SALE---Lots lots fof ticketsl. See W. A. Tucker. FOR SALE -- My chewig gum. Communi- cate P.O Box 14. FOR SALE---An apartment: going east See Miss Stocking. FOR RENT V FOR RENT:---Two seats vacated in Study I-Iall, 36. View of Signal Hill. Free park- ing FOR RENT---Very desirable floor space in large office. Bring own chair. Apply Mr. Tucker HELP WANTED WANTED---Someone to throw pi in the print shop. Apply Mr. Estabrook. WANTED---Capable guard, must prevent application of gasoline to cookies and pink lemonade. Apply Miss Tischer. WANTED---An assistant to devise new methods of keeping section teachers busy on the "Log of Health". Dr. Cline. WANTED---Caretaker with net to man- icure fish. See Mrs. Lyons, Room 8. NEED LABORERS---15 strong capable willing lads to keep "Health Log" roll- ing. See Health Dep't. WANTED---600 Boys and Girls to use the officfie phones each noon. Apply Miss War . Pan SPECIAL NOTICES SELF CONSCIOUSNESS overcome, Per- sonality developed, Conversational wit, repartee. See any 9A ON OR AFTER this date we will not be resposible for any or all gum not re- claimed. FOR TEACHERS. June is here select your wedding stationary. Get samples from Mr. Estabrook. SPECIAL NOTICE---If noises continue in Exam 16 kindly call Humane Society, 844- ROOM AND WORK You'll like it here boys and girls: cheery teachers, plenty of pep. Apply at business office of Ham- ilton School. ' SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT---We are grateful to all those who attended the funeral services of our friend, Ambition. SAI3. V WANTED-Miscellaneous WANTED---Old newspapers and mag- azines to swell P.-T. A. Social Fund. Will furnish trucks to call for same. WANTED---A buyer for a red silk neck- tie. Slightly used but in good condition . Write Box 26. WANTED TO KNOW:---Why the law of gravitation does not apply to a box of Strawberries. The big ones are always on top. FURNITURE WANTED---We accept your furniture, pianos, radios etc. Dramatic dep't. WANTED---Oldest Movie Picture. See T. W. Wallace 328-244 LOST AND FOUND FOUND---The lost chord by the Hamilton Jazz Orchester. LOST---A study hall- with no studying to do. LOST---A fountain pen by a young man full of ink. 7 SITUATION WANTED SITUATIONS WANTED---Children 10-20 supervised indoors and outdoors, rain or shine, 5 days per week. Physical Educa- tion Dep't. Forty-:ight i,, Hg-g,Q T0 N IAN SEE ZXDGUT HAMIIIO ' IQ W1 me da . gh J I s OW' ' G Nnwmx.. .1 L W n "MM W mmllp l, I , , M 1 7 JK N 01476115 f4l5lYl4ffHi NIUN NUVR. 51511 fFlL 7745 CNFETERIA 19' fy f if f Q it A 257 xx XZ '55 1 QR ,C Q 5 r fi XXT if A M, WW Q Q l WD Q11 X Ag. ' ' 'I I f X , . QL A H X X V040 XF-459' r,-15 Nfaraek-umglb Rf-Wil' 1-1,,r-1,1-E To nur: YH!! 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' fx-T5 'R W' "Z - 0 ' 629, A :morn -mrsg or ram E Ap14rut:-'LITE-Nfgryf rw 1 1.-Les auf.:-Avcngafp: iq,C,,4r! 6, N A fm iw- mime man.: of .fmt f ,v,,M,,L nw wuz: fkvmc- rucanwu fb, A40 Q me owen. avr W- Ne wgguj , 'f Y , Y .mon s us -Jw 054' "W f' """"' "-'-7 I I-gr, 1 K This ond, Tlftat A 9A A bag of chink he chunk: And many a wicked smile he smole, And many a wink he wunk, And many a hideous grin he grun, And not a thought he thunk. , Owner of house: Is this your ball? Don: Are there any windows broken? Owner of house: No. Don:Yes, its mine, sir. Stanley: Mr. Tuttle, did you ever feel down and out, and glad of it? Mr. Tuttle: Once, Stanley: When was that? Mr. Tuttle: After that trip in the airplane. Miss Pratt: Why don't you answer me? John: I shook my head. Miss Pratt: You don't expect me to hear it rattle from this distance, do you? Question: What is a hippopotamus? Mark: A rhinoceros with a flat radiator cap. First horse: How do you like your hay served? Second: A la cart. How about you? First: Oh, I prefer it a la mowed. Clarence: I showed up the teacher today before the whole class. Fred: How's that? Clarence: She asked for Lincoln's Gettys- burg address andI had to tell her he never lived there. Fern: Did you hear about my catching my toe on the stair? Lillian: No: how far had you chased it? Mike: This school is haunted. Muir: Sh! It's the school spirit. Ruth: Do fish perspire? Mary: Of course: what do you think makes the sea salty? Teacher: Edward, can you tell me where the appendix: is? Edward: Sure: its in the back of the book Roy Knowles: Mr.Bell bought a Rip Van Winkle rug. Bob Brinker: What kind is that? Roy: One with a long nap. tEdith: Are the Packard boys coming to- nlg-ht?'! Bess: No. Edith: Are the Dodge Brothers? Bess: No tonight is Willys Knight. Can you tell me how to restore real ivory to its natural tint? Sure, get a shampoo. Mrs. Larson: Now, you must prove the world is round. 7B: Why, I never said that it was. Miss Byrkit: Name three things contain- ing starch. Opal Buckley: Two cuffs and a collar. Mr. Gregory: What animal lives on the least food? Eleanor: The moth. It only eats holes. STOP---LOOK---LISTEN Here lies the body of old Dan Day He died defending his "right of way." He was in the right as he sped along, But he's just as dead as tho he'd been wrong. Found in The Crimson and Gold Comet, Decatur, Illinois: The Hamilton Junior High School of bong Beach, California, has an Aviation Club, the membership of which may be earned by writing an aviation song for the club or by composing the music. Teddy: What time does the tide come in, Mr. Fisherman? Fisherman: Why you young rascal I have told you four times already that it comesin at 5.55, Teddy: Yes, I know, but I like to see your whiskers wobble when you say 5.55. Pug: F ilry - 1 I ' If " 'Ip I INIIHH 1" I ll llnlm "M fm 75 . f' , L 5 J H555 UW MU Tl-I E I-IAIVIILTONIAN I Speed IN CLASSES A and C the boys from Hamilton, reviewing previous triumphs. made a beeline for the championship from start to finish. Sweeping all into the void the Eagles and Eaglets raced on to take a. Bell monopoly on the cup-awarding. This is the third time the varsity, and the second time that the Midgets, have been the big bugs Speedball circles. Basl-:et 'Ball , CLASS A WITH six lettermen returning, Hamil- ton took a new lease on life and con- tinued in the way that won them champion- ships in 1926 and 1927. The 1929 outfit began by downing Jefferson, 12 to 9. Following this, Hamilton secured an 18 to 12 victory over Franklin. When the Avalon squad came over, Hamilton gave it a one-sided beating of 25 to 7. Edison was the next to come in quest of victory, but was defeated, 21 to 11. The next game, the championship game with Jefferson, was a brilliant and hard- fought battle. Scores were parallel until mg the last minute of the game, when a sen- sational throw won the 1929 championship for Hamilton over Jefferson, 12 to 11. Outof the 88 points captured by the Ham- ilton outfit, Shuber, former middleweight, hung up a total of 46 points, Fawcett, 185 Miller, 13: Barnett, 7: and Montoya. 4. CLASS B. With five lettermen returning, the Hamil- ton squad started with a l2-2 victory over Jefferson. Hamilton continued gathering lain-els until they wound up with the class B championship cup which the Bees had so long delayed in getting. In the following games the Hamilton outfit 4' Fifu'-liz-a Tl-IE HAVIILTONIAN emerged victor: over Franklin, 8 to 2 and over Edison, 17 to 6. The Bees then went to Wilson to down Washington in a decisive fashion with a 17 to 8 cinch. Captan Clark led his team with a total of 25 points out of the 54 by his squad. Browning scored 16g Hoos, 103 and Hess,3. CLASS C With only one letterman returning, the Midgets, following in the path of their el- ders. stepped off with some classy playing and nabbed the championship cup for the fourth consecutiveyealz Jefferson was the first to take a beating -at the hands of the locals, with a score of 8 to 4. Franklin took an 8 to4 loss, Edison received a 6 to 4 defeat, and Dewey a 10 to 2 ducking. The Midgets then journeyed with their big brothers to Wilson, and keep- ing in style, downed Jefferson, 10 to 4. The boys all staged a fine season, as you. can see by these scores. Takahashi led, with 12 out of the 40 points made by the team. Rosenbnrg and Hadley each totaled 10 points. Duprey scored 6, and Harnble 2. TUGlClC. AFTER emerging with victory in all of the dual meets, Hamilton nabbed the greatest number of points in the All-City Track and Field Classic. The heavies finish- ed second, lackingone-fourth of a poi, t to an- nex the championship and the middle- weights tool: a close fourth. The Midgets received a third place. Hamilton has shown great improvement Nec mn. over last yea:-'s track and field work. Nev- ertheless, competition this year in the All- City tilt was keener than it has ever been before. M Urrutia and Huggins were the main- springsin the varsity divison as half-milers they won third and fourth places in the all- city track meet. McCain and McGee copped tnird and fourth in the fifty. while Davis Lbrzrz TH E HAMILTONIAN Hclmiiton Track Tecufns and McCain furnished second and third places in the century. Davis won and Lacy took third in the furlong. Montoya staged a fine race to capture first in the hurdles with Barber fifth. Barber also won fifth in the high sticks. McGee won fifth in the broad jump event, and Cissne won in the jump establishing a new record. Lacy com- pleted the scoring with a second in the leap. The class B squad put up a shaky tattle, first leading, then gradually declining, but landing a close fourth, lacking only one point of nabbing second place. Points were made by Dyer, fourth in the shot: Cilley and Duprey, second and fourth in the high jump: Rutt and Rasmus, third and fourth in the low obstacle race: Rasmus, record- breaking first in the broad jump, and a fourth won by the relay team. Stephenson did a solo of ten points, lead- ing the Midgets scoring with victories in the fifty and seventy-five yard dashes. Ripperdan nabbed second in the broad jump. The remaining points were made by the relay team which took third in the half- mile. The scores of the dual meets: Franklin 114 1-2, Hamillon 1341-2: Edison 26 1-2 Hamilton 441-23 Jefferson 1101-2, Ham- ilton 132: Washington 201-2, Hamilton 50 1-2. The scores of the All-city meet : Class A---Won by Franklin. 341-2: 2nd Hamilton, 34 1-4: 3rd Dewey, 15 1-2: 4th Edison, 13: 5th, Jefferson 12: 6th Washing- ton, 5: 7th Avalc n, 3. Class B---Won by Jefferson 20 1-23 2nd Franklin, 14 2-3: 3rd Washington 141-634th Hamilton, 143 5th Edison 12 1-23 6 Dewey, 5. Class C---Won by Edison, 26 1-3: 2nd Jefferson, 20: 3rd Hamilton 15: 4th Addams 73 5th Franklin, 65-6: 6 Washington, 55-6. Baseball HAMILTON'S home-run poundersopened up the 1929 season by annexing a flashy victory over Jefferson. The victors fell to the short end of a 7-2 battle. Scores were Pale close until the last inning, when the Eagles forged ahead. Continuing, thelocal downed Franklin 1-0. The run entered for Hamilton was nn,--fm I 'rr-15 I-IAMILTONIAN X Gylll TQG.l11.S made by Takahashi. The stellar perform- ers in the batting fields have been Taka- hashi, who scored three runs: and Hess, totaling 2. Christensen, List and Franklin each rang up one run. With six lettermen returning, the Eagles have a fine chance to win the champion- ship, and should repeat the triumphs on the three previous seasons. Muir is the regular moundsman: with Christensen, catcher: Hernandez, Taka- hashi, and McGee, first, second and third sackers: Hess, short-stop and Combs, List and Franklinaas fielders racking him. CLASS C The Class C outfit backed down from its last years position. due to the lack of ex- perienced players. First Jefferson chewed up the locals, 7-4: then Franklin, defeated last year, caught the weasel napping and bounced Hamilton, 4-2. The Eaglets took the back track, but they faced the music: they have a brick in the hat somewhere. No lettermen returned to the lightweight division, but from the prospects, Salveson and Havenstrite were chosen hurlers: Rip- perdan, catcher: Sahr, Hill and Wneeler, first, second and third basemen: Hendricks, short-stop: and Erikson, Cecil and Buckles, fielders. With these teamsters victorous, victories ought to be grabbed from the remaining competitors. Up to date Hill has made two runs: Sahr, two: Salveson, one: and Buckles one. ' Gyl'N Ci.-GCLFYLS COACH Cline's Acrobats began practice at the first of the semester. After steering through handicaps and weeding out some of the less talented material, three championship-threatening teams have been developed. Prospects are good and the Hamilton gym teams are determined to uphold Hamilton traditions and nab cups in all three divisions. With only one letterman returning in the Class A division a flashy team of strong performers has been developed. Most of the old steller performers were lost by graduation. Four lettermen returned to continue to earn laurels in class B, as they did last year when the Hamilton gymnasts won the mid- dleweight cup, The class C group took a new lease on life when some peppy performers reported for practice. Among them came one letterman. fag: Fifty-fx Tl-IE l-IAIVIILTONIAN Girl.-S, Pltysiccil. Education EMBLEMS, chevrons, letters, stars! These awards mean a great deal to Hamilton girls. They mean months or even years of work in health and physical ac- tivities. The girl who wins even the least of these fthe embleml must have many of the following characteristics: She must have good health, be active in athletic ac- tivities, bea leader, be dep :ndable and have perseverence. "The harder we work for any- thing, the more we appreciate it." Surely Hamilton girls are proud of their emblems, chevrons, letters and stars. Most of the points for the awards have been won outside of class work. After- school playground offers every girl a chance to have a healthy body, a good time and a school award. This year more girls have stayed for playground than ever before. The first semester Mable Ratcliff was commissioner of girls' athletics. Mary Jane Tharpe and Carmella Iantorno were Chief Color Captains. The second semester Anna Maude Roberts was Comissioner with Lucille Smith and Gail Yingling as chief Color Cap- tains.These officers have usually had train- ing as squad leaders or color captains. They have many duties. They must know the rules of every game which is played in Hamilton as they are often called upon to referee. On team nights they organize teams and put them to work on the field. During the tournaments they have complete charge of appointing referees, time keepers and score keepers. In the fall, volley ball was played the first quarter, and basket ball the second. The 9A class that went to High School in February won the championship in both of these games. Soccer, the most popular game of the year, was played the third quarter. In order to take care of the large numbers attending, Thursday was added as an extra team night. The last game of the tourna- ment was played April 12 beween the 9As and 9Bs. Neither team had been defeated. After a close and exciting game the 9A team won, score-3 to 1. Baseball is the last game of the year and as most Long Beach girls have played it from the first grade up, there is sure to he some very good playing in the tournament. Tuesday night is "Free-play" night at the gymnasium. Every girl can do the thing that she likes best. Mats, ropes, rings and other pieces of apparatus are in use. Many novel stunts and games are played. Every girl votes Tuesday the most popular play ground night. The big event of the year was the Flag Drill at Poly High. Over one hundred Hamilton girls took part in it and the basket ball game at the Mass Health Dem- onstration during Education Week. The drill was practiced almost entirely in play- ground time. When Hamilton's hundred girls joined the seven hundred from the other secondary schools the drill was by far the most beautiful every given in Long Beach. The flags whirled in five different figures to the tune of "Stars and Stripes Forever". After the drill all of the girls sang "I Love You Calforniaf' Arrange- ments are being made to get points for be- ing in this drill. Next year let us try to have more emblem, chevron, letter, and star girls than ever before. Pd!! Fifi!-sit T H E I-IAMILTONIAN Pap Filly-:even THE HAIVIILTONII-RN Honor: Heaitim Club THE Honor Health Club is a growing or- ganization for girls, which has as its primary objective the betterment of our school by raising its health standard. We wish to create an interest in health and all the benefits which go with it. Perfect health is a most important tool in building a good education and means effi- ciency and happiness. Every girl is urged to find out her physi- cal rating by reporting for this purpose on any Thursday afternoon throughout the school ye ar. Those who are not successful in passing every part of the many difficult tests re- lating to posture, spine, feet, nutrition levidenced in color and condition of skin,and weightl eyes, ears, nose,throat and teeth, are told just how the desired results may be obtained and urged to report again, for a re-check. In some cases, it may require considerable time for successful accomp- lishment but the honor attained, the great- er usefulness in service to others, and the fun of being an H. H. C. member is worth it all. 'Ihe service side of the club activities is worked out through its organization and also through very friendly social contact with those outside the club. Part of the fun comes in the monthly luncheons with entertainment features, and also through social affairs such as the H. H. C. Hi Jinks party given to all girls in school, on May 1. One or more such good times is being planned as a part of each year's activities. The H. H. C. Annua Banquet, which is city-wide, and has as its guests the Principals and Superintendent Stephens, is always a big affair. A bit of fun at the Hi J inks has been shown Page Fill,-. in our H.H.C. pictures. Our gym assumed a most festive appearance: Aclown with wooden hands and another with electricity in her finger tips were most cordial in shak- ing hands with everybody. Other clowns labeled us at once, so our education would be advanced, by attendance at one of four colleges: The Tillie Toilers, The Winnie Winkles,The Orphan Annies and the Dumb Doras. Each college sent its best athletes to compete in the most difficult feats and stunt known to these renownedinstitutions. There were police who arrested persons for jay walking, for fishing without ali- cense, for speeding. parking overtime, re- sisting an officer, etc. Such offenders were taken at once to the police station, where their cases were tried and penalties imposed. Special vaudeville numbers were given, includiug the Doctor Magician with wonder- ful powersof heautifying those sadly afflict- ed with transmagnify-cando-bundanciality, or oroptical toptical, electro-scoptical fantas- magoria, etc. The dwarf was exhibited in a dance number proving his ability to sus- pend himself in mid air. We were fortunate in securing the Goops, a hardly human spe- cies, who entertained in strange songs and dance. The accomplished tight rope walker braved her perils in true form: and it is sel- dom the privilege of any school to witness the work of such a splended Inverted Quartette who could sing beautifully while standing on their heads. In the latter part of the program hilarity reigned when everybody present took an active part. ' - . The club sponsor, Miss Beard, was assist- ed by Mrs. Howe and Mrs. Harriman. H. H. C. slogan for 1929-1930: A 100 percent school membership for Hamilton's Health Club. right TI-I E HAIVIILTONIAN Pago Filly-xiao: TH E HAMILTONIAN Weatevs of the HH1' 1928-1929 Boys Letters SPEEDBALL---CLASS A Roscoe Pence Ray Miller Milf! Lacy Milton Balsiger Lewis Pitt Harry Harris Bill Fessenden Fred Franklin Kenneth Davis Ford Hendershot Erwin Schuber Phelps Freeman BASE BALL---CLASS A Russell Muir John Gardner Milo Lacy Joe Deems David Morgan Anthony White Carl Cook M ochoe Takahashi Ralph Hess Pat Combs Clyde List Henry Hernandez Fred Franklin Earl Christensen Wallace McGee Roland Erickson Earl Hoos Clarence Howard Tom Flippin Chester Atwood Roland Barnett Mike Montoya Jack McCain Bob Rutt Robert Rutt Tony Un-ugia CLASS C Orin Ripperdan Mochoe Takahashi Dan Day John Jarvis Joe Rosenberg CLASS C . Elwood Sahr Bob Hamble Don Hadley Kenneth Bennett giglnlziloglgg. Allen Downey Leroy Hendricks Bill Page Frank Brown Eldon Jones BASKETBALL--CLASS A Erwin Schuber Geo. Fawcett Roland Barnett Ray Miller Phelps Freeman Milo Lacy Mike Montoya Howard Estabrook CLASS B John Clark Tom FliDDiH Richard Browning Lewin Pitt Earl Hoos Bill Fessenden Ralph H955 Sam Ruja CLASS C Joe Rosenberg John Jarvis Rav Duprey Leroy Hendricks Don Hadley John McArdle Mochoe Takahashi Kenneth Bennett 1 Bob Hamble Harold Vosburg Eldon Jones TRACK Class "A" Class "B" Class "CV McGee Takahashi Stephenson McCain Corbitt Weaver Davis McMullin Hill Lacy Rutt Sahr Montoya Rasmus Foster Urrutia Hess Ripperdan Huggins Dyer Sacks Barber Duprey Barton Cilley Cissne Castaneda Franklin Thomas Buckles Earl Cohbs A Rex Cecil ' Masetero Takahashi Leroy Hendricks John Havenstrite Elwood Sahr Fred Hill Bob Salveson Ed Wheeler Girls Athletic Honors STAR WINNERS Jean Tharp Charlotte Hanson Margaret Robinson Anna Maude Roberts Guida Raisley Carmello Iantarno LETTER WINNERS 1Ma:mylEllen Mayes Ruth Mayes Mir? Jiiglggsrp Dorotha Lorenz Evelyn Enzie Beatrice Harsher Florence Just Shirley Hinshaw EMBLEM WINNERS Gladys Bowlin Clara Bell Sullivan Harriett Sullivan Elsie Lee Frances Leonard Georgia Burkhardt Avis Myers Dorothy Mayes Helen Jean Mott Gladys Dawes Helen Simmons Edith Nelson Jeanne Laurendeau Mary Thurlow Donnie Benton Elizabeth Keidel Bernice Lyons Nadine Wills Mattie Cook Page Sixty Lois Anderberg Lillian Bailey Rachail Endress Helen Reneau Mildred Graham Lucille Smith Ruth Ament Eunice Twedt Melda Brewa Loretta Eash Zora Milnvitch Dorothy Gordon Margaret Becker Cauline Miller Mary Ellen Mayfield Mina Opperman Betty Clements Helen Hill 'W"i'JW A' A l'lcLmilton Songs cmd Yelis YEA, HAMILTON H-A-'VI Yea, Hamilton! Yow. Hamilton! H-A-M I-L T-O-N H-A-M-I-L-T-0 N lDragitJ Yea-a-a---lPauseJ Who? HAMILTON! HAMILTON! WOW! , TEAM YELL LOCOMOTIVE Team! lslowl H-A-M-I-L-T-O-N Rah ffasterl H-A-M-I-L-T-O-N Rah Cstill fasterl H-A-M-I-L-T-O-N Rah X lvery fastl H-A-M-I-L-T-O-N Team! OUR HAMILTON JUNIOR Music -- "Our Colorado " Words - - Miss Turrer For Hamilton Junior, Our Hamilton Junior, Where the sun shines every day throughout the year: Where all good students are met together, And our athletes always fighting without fear. Rah! Rah! For Hamilton J unior, Our Hamilton Junior, And we're right behind you all the time you know. For Hamilton Junior, Our Hamilton Junior, Here's to thee, our school that conquers every foe. P 1 Slvll is -ii M J .-it 'TI-IE P-1AIVIILTONiAN SEEM EJWE ,, L ,AW wi El: 1' 2 I 4 ig F-,, U ,-: , rf- rc? fi I' 1 A 'A 4 , '. L15 4.-l",.3W"':"f-' . '


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