Allen High School - People Yearbook (Allentown, PA)
- Class of 1918
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WM. J. DIETRICH
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CHARLES A. REBER
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1' Institute Week Began . . October 1
Institute Week Ended October 5
't Thanksgiving Holiclags . November 30
School Reopenecl . . December 6
4, Red Cross Drive . December 19-C21
Spring Term Ope11ec1 . .Ianuarg 7
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- THE - FACULTY '
XVARREN F. ACKER
llluhlenberg, Cornell University
HENRX' J. ALTHENN
CHARLES C. BACHMAN
East Stroudsburg State Normal, Muhlenberg
A. R. BERLIN
Millersville State Normal
F. M. Boca
Illuhlenberg, Rochester Business Institute
ANNA F. BUEHLER
Worcester Domestic Science School
N. A. Burz
Allentown Public Schools
MAME A. CHUBRUCX
Lehigh- University, Muhlenberg
FLORENCE H. COBAUGH
JEANNE M. EGGE
Moravian College for Women
SoLoN J. FEC-LEY tEnlistedJ
BIARTIN D. FETHEROLF QEnlistedJ
WILLIAM T. FISTER
Keystone State Normal School
M. L. FRANKENEIELIJ
J. MELVIN FRE!-ID fEnlistedJ
J. NVARREN FRITSCH
.Muhlenberg, Keystone State Normal
HELEN S. GERH.4RT
A. C. W., Dickinson College
M. S. HARIING
Keystone State Normal School
RALPH P. IIOLBEN
Muhlenberg, Franklin and Marshall,
University of Pennsylvania
M. S. HORNE .
Muhlenberg, Keystone State Normal
RosA M. KESSLER .
R. H. KRESSLER
Muhlenberg, Lehigh University
GEORGE SRIYTHE KRESSLEY
Keystone State Normal, Muhlenberg, Gott-
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A. C. LEWIS
Keystone State Normal, American Com.
C. A. LYLE
Clllllllllll Liberal Institute School of Printing
H. R. RICCIILLOUGH
Jluhlenberg, Keystone State Normal
Philadelphia Serving School
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ROBERT H. NORGANG
Catasauqua High School
ANNA I.. SCIIAIIT
Keystone State Normal
RICHARD J. SCHINIOYER
J. G. SQIIUMAKER
Keystone State Normal, Muhlenberg
H. W. SHARADIN
Art School of Philadelphia and New York,
Two seasons in Europe
H.ANNAH I. SHELLEY
.-1. C. W., Harvard Seminary, Posse fBostonj
West Chester Normal
SUSAN C. SNYDER
A. C. W., Bucknell
ROBERT T. TAYLOR
Millersville State Normal
WILLIAM E. NVEILLS
L'm':-rrsity of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
T. BIAHLON WEIREACI-I
Keystone State Normal, Michigan Univ.
H. H. WENTZ
Keystone State Normal, Muhlenberg
R.-XLPH V. NVETHERHOLD
ANNA E. NVESSNER
West Chester Normal, Columbia Univ.
SALLIE A. NVINTERS
' Allentown High School
NV.-XRR1-ZX A. ZIEGENFUSS
I"l1l.1'l'L'l7L' Academy, lbluhlenberg
EDWARD W. ZIMMERMAN
GEORGE W. ZIIKIBIERMAN
Keystone State Normal, Pennsylvania Col-
lege, Gettysburg, Pa.
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HISTGRY GF A. H. S.
Few memories go back to the tirst commencement of the Allentown High School.
Fewer still go back to that morning in 1858 when for the iirst time a school was assem-
bled which should become known as the Allentown High School.
The school was situated on Penn Street, near the present Administration building.
With fourteen pupils, equally divided as to sex, the school opened under the master, R.
W. McAlpine. Not being in accord with higher powers his administration was soon
ended. His successor was a man by the name of Armagnac. Next came Mr. john
Sykes, who remained till the end of the school term of 1862. Mr. Tobias Kessler suc-
ceeded him and taught up to 1865, when Dr. R. K. Buehrle, now of Lancaster, took his
place and taught until be became, in 1867, the first superintendent of the schools of
Allentown. Shortly afterward the Boys' High School was moved to an upper floor of the
building occupied by Leh's shoe store. From here it went to the Academy at Eighth and
Walnut Streets. Finally, when the Herbst Building was finished, the school was taught
Meanwhile the Girls' High School, which had been formed in 1859 to satisfy public
opinion, was moved from the Horne Building to the Presbyterian Sunday School room
where it remained till late in the year of 1869 when it too settled in the Herbst Building.
This was shortly after the first commencement held in May, 1869. Three were in
the class graduated.
Harry Lawrence, the quiet member, became a resident of the far West, a short time
ago, during commencement week his remains were brought to his native heath and laid
away with his own home folk.
Entering the printing establishment of the Lehigh Register, Frank Sherer learned
his trade with that firm. About the year 1870 The Chronicle came into existence. At
tirst this paper was sold on the street. After a sufficient number of subscribers were se-
cured he became its first carrier, but only for a short time, when another printers' devil
took his place. The young man rose step by step from one position of trust and honor,
until finally he occupied the editor's chair, which post he filled at the time of his death.
Penrose W eida was a jeweler by trade. For many years he carried on business in
the place now occupied by Kahen's Ladies' Apparel, of course not in the imposing struc-
ture of the present day. When quite a young man he became an invalid. Some of the
older alumni may well remember the brave fight he made against the inroads of disease.
The commencement was held in the Presbyterian Church on North Fifth Street.
The exercises of the evening were opened by the school reciting a Psalm and prayer by
the Rev. Dr. Wood, pastor of the church. These were the days of simplicity-there were
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no printed programmes. Dr. R. K. Buehrle, superintendent and head of the High
School. announced the speakers and their subjects as their turn came.
Three graduates could not fill the whole programme, therefore members of the lower
classes were selected both for essays and recitations. To vary the exercises an occasional
song was rendered by the school. Music not being taught in the Public School, since
there was at this time not a school building which owned a musical instrument, it was
exceedingly difficult to present singing suitable for such occasions, therefore this feature
was soon eliminated, and the famous Allentown Band discoursed sweet music to the de-
light of subsequent audiences.
At this particular Commencement no presents were given in public-that was a
practice which came in at a later day. There was no display of any kind, yet parents
and friends went away well pleased with the First Commencement of the Allentown
High School. '
Since many could not gain admittance, the next year the Board of Control engaged
the Court House, which was used for some years. The Class of 1875 was the last to hold
its closing exercises in the Hall of Justice.
By turns Hagenbuch's Opera House, the Music Hall and the Lyric Theatre were
The next move of the High School is made known thru the permit of the School
Board given to the graduating class of 1880 to use two rooms of the first floor of the
Fourth Ward tWolfeJ building, "the same to be under the supervision of the janitor."
In this building three rooms were occupied, a boys' room, girls' room and a recitation
room presided over by Mr. Desh, Miss Allison and Miss Barnes. In 1881 F. D. Raub,
later Superintendent of Schools, became principal while Miss A. S. Grammes became
head of the girls' department with Miss Rosa M. Kessler as assistant. In the same year
the first Muhlenberg Scholarship was awarded.
From this time on till 1894 the High School continued to expand in this building.
In that year the fthenj New High School Building was completed and possession taken
of il. Since then many classes have passed thru its halls and many events have taken
place. Among them we must remember that in 1903 the Canary and Blue was started
with Mr. Warren F ritsch as its first editor.
In 1913 the school again expanded and students were sent to the Wolfe Building.
The next year five rooms of the Herbst building were commandeered for the incoming
Freshman Class of 1918. Two years later, in September, 1917, possession was taken of
'the building now occupied. Need we say more concerning it? Certainly we have
progressed. This book is a monument to our energy and spirit. In a new building,
with a new and finer spirit the Allentown High School has come into its own.
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Second Liberty Bond Campaign ........
War Y. M. C. A. Campaign ,....
Red Cross Campaign Subscriptions ......
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Debating League .......
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Third Liberty Bond Campaign .......
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ALICE LEAR C hemistry, Cooking
VERNON HENNINGER Physivs, Chemistry, Biology, Caesar, Botany
FRANCES COLE R F reneh, Cooking, Sewmg
RUTH BURG Commerezal Course
HELEN BITTNER Chemistry, Cooking, Sewing
XX IIBUR BACHMAN Geometry
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What the Class of 1918
Organized the Boy's Cadet Corp .A
Reestablished the Literary Society
Reorganized the CANARY AND BLUE
Formed the A. H. S. Booster Club
Won the Basketball, Marathon and
Began Canary and Blue Endowment
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Farewell to . I-l. S.
WILLIAM HEBERLING President
ELIZABETH HAGENBUCH Vice-President
DOROTHY HAAS Secretary
RUssEL STINE Historian
HER INIAN WEBER Prophet
BLANCI-IE HILL Prophetess
Alas, the four years, stay within your welcome doors has drawn to a close. It is
with sorrowful eyes that I look upon you now and realize the great truth that I will soon
be an alumnus, and no more a merry student, calling you my home. The World has
called me, and though my heart is ever with you, our fellowship is broken. I hope to
see you often but it will be only a visit, not a home-coming. Others have preceded me and
many will follow who shall feel the same strong desire for a return of your friendship
and companionship. Do not think I am not proud of being an alumnus of A. H. S., but
much rather would I sit within your happy walls and again pass thru those pleasant
days of the four years past.
Think not that I am addressing the cold stone walls of the beautiful building, but
think with me of that newly awakened spirit which I am addressing. This spirit long
dormant has always been alive, and I can See that it is early born into the lives of the
students, but never develops until Cas it has for mej the time for parting comes. It is
School Spiritt spirit for work, spirit for friendship, spirit for pleasure, and spirit of
love of one's school in all activities. This is what I shall lose, for in its place will come
the Spirit of the World, which is work, play, and work.
But not all bonds between Old High and myself will be broken, for where but in
High School can I form such warm and true companionships and sincere friendships
which shall be mine for eternity? I have gained many, and all bright, which shall never
die, always to hold me to the thought that their origin was in A. H. S. For this I am
thankful, because man's life is never without shadowsg and nothing but good old friend-
ships, the true companionship of boyhood days, can dispel those shadows and make life
easier. No stronger tie can there be to always keep bright the flame of love for my
And now, though it has been my own feeling and my own farewell I have but ex-
pressed the sentiment of the Class of 1918. I feel safe to say that every one is endowed
with this spirit, and likewise feels the sorrow of his or her parting.
Let me say in closing, that I hope the Class of 1918 will not be looked up to as a
standard of efficiency, but looked back upon as a starting point, marking the point of a
revival, where the steady climb of higher efficiency shall have begun. May the next fifty
years be one steady climb, until the centennial celebration shall again assemble us into
-one big body to pay due tribute to Our Alma Mater.
' WM. W. HEBERLING, 1918.
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History of the Class of 1918
The immortal Class of 1918 now leaps into the Canary and Blue arena and makes
its last bow to the Allentown High School. For four years A. H. S. has been blessed with
our presence-for four years her students have had ample opportunity to observe us.
Nor has our sweetness been "wasted on the desert air," and it is indeed sad that we
must now part.
But this is somewhat ahead of the game. I must first lead you, gentle reader, back
to those early days when the curtain of history iirst rises. The scene is so ancient that
most of us have, by now, forgotten that it ever existed. We were Freshmen! With
Robert Sewell as our president our army made its stand against the three upper classes.
Realizing the superiority of these other nations, for each class is a nation in the school
world, we decided that the only way we could become a great people was to first become
civilized. In accordance therewith we spent most of this Freshman year in acquiring
knowledge. As the year drew to a close we endeavored to play baseball with those
siiperhuman Sophomores but were defeated, so we retired to our scholastic trenches and
continued to study. s
However, as time rolled on the verdancy of the Freshman year wore away and at
length we exultantly called ourselves Sophomores. Beneath our Brown and White
banner we continued to battle for our rights against the upper classes. We l1ad men on
the 'Varsity football, baseball and relay teams and came in second in the Marathon. In
this way we attracted attention in athletics. Internally we were strengthening ourselves
with Lathrop Ramsay as our president. So far we used most of our time for conscienti-
ous study and with good results.
It is a pleasant thing to fall asleep in a barn and wake up in a palace and discover
that that palace is yours. Such was the experience of 1918 when they became juniors.
The scene of our endeavors now shifted to the New Building, where upon joining the
ranks of the upper classmen we proceeded to make our influence felt. Harmony dwelt
within our ranks, and with Mr. Mack as our president we strengthened our position in-
temally. We made our social debut, in the form of a dance and a card party ,which was
in every respect a success. At the close of the year a delightful picnic was held. Again
we had members on the 'Varsity football, basketball, relay, and baseball teams. Again
we finished' second in the Marathon. U tinam ne vera scriberem, but I fear that stdy was
a little neglected this year, though it still was our chief object of being present.
Modesty and lack of space forbid me to do full justice to the success we have
atttained in our Senior year. A few facts must suftice to convince posterity that the
Class of 1918 has had no peer in A. H. S. Our educational advances need not be related
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for they are beyond criticism. Indeed it was four years search after truth and we have
partly found it inasmuch as we now realize that we still have a great deal to learn. In
athletics, what had been such an humble beginning, proved to be an enviable success.
We had members on the 'Varsity football, basketball, baseball, track and relay teams,
and won the Marathon and Inter-class meets.
But it is in other lines we have made our real mark. The above mentioned are
commonplace, the following are exceptional. School life in the new building is a very
different existence from that of the old, and it is the sincere claim of 1918 that she has
started life in the new building. The Canary and Blue, which had not been published
since 1916 was revived by 1918, and has been made a greater success than in any previ-
ous year. The Literary Society was reorganized and maintained in spite of obstacles.
The Booster Club was instituted for the purpose of creating a heretofore lacking spirit
and has already accomplished much in that direction. It was largely through the efforts
of 1918 that the First Annual Athletic Dance, such a pronounced success, became a fact.
It is always the beginnings which are most difficult. We have started and given a firm
footing to these many activities and hope that those who follow will strengthen and
Socially, with William I-Ieberling as president of the Class, we were active as usual.
On I-Iallowe'en a delightful masquerade was held in the gymnasium. We welcomed the
New Year with a dance, a social and a financial success. Another enjoyable evening
was spent in the gymnasium on April Fool's day. A final picnic and a trip to Boston
will complete the social activities, 'O, infandumf
Thus I am again brought back to the point where we must leave. Our training
has not been in vain, and we shall launch out upon greater oceans, confident and un-
afraid. Indeed we must go on nulla est jinis... We have been led up out of darkness into
the light and before us lies the pathway leading upward unto fame. It is a difficult road
but by employing the ambition and perseverance we have hitherto shown it can safely be
said that the class shall go on in college, or in the world, and be guided by the noble tra-
ditions it has established. And thus the curtain falls as all sing, with one accord,-
"Valeat, valeat Alma Mater nobisf'
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The editors take this opportunity of placing the blame for the follow-
ing crimes upon someone else. Ours is ftroubled life and we do not care
to court death by gaining some hundred and twenty enemies. Rather
would we divide up the blame upon the guilty parties.
Treat them kindly. Even if they did not write all the nice things
about you, forgive them. Remember, some day when you write your
own auto-biography they may be possible customers.
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JOHN CONNELLY FRANCES HORN
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PAUL FABIAN Navy
Soon after the United States entered the war, Paul joined the
forces whose great ambition is to keep Davy jones' Locker well
supplied with submarines or other German dainties. Paul is one of
the optimistic kind, the only thing blue about him is his uniform.
It seems Paul is a success as a sailor as well as a student, He has
visited A. H. S. a few times, and always shows up with a smile and
a general appearance of being in dandy shape physically.
Enlisted May 1917.
The other day we asked Amelia about Fritz. She tells us that he
HENRY GANGEWERE N avy
When "Hourly" enlisted everyone looked reproachfully at him and
said that they would never have thot it of him. In fact the examin-
ing doctor at the camp where he arrived had a hard time to take
down the swelling in his head. At any rate he is a real live heroette
-or whatever you call a small hero. Before he left school he made
a business of knowing all of the powdered sex in High School. Our
sincere hope is that he has reformed since many hearts are sad and
lonely till he reappears. Certain other hearts are full of wrath
but they belong to the spurned sex. Lastly we hope that Henery
has learned that prompt obedience is a virtue and that he has
learned to annoy the submarines.
Enlisted May 1917.
IS so far away that it would cost about two dollars to send him a
postal card if he were not a soldier. Fritz is a shining example of
the value of Latin as a study, for he is in the cavalry, and has be-
come an expert horseman. When he visited us last fall he looked
good in spurs tho they were not necessary to make him appear im-
pressive. As a student he was always inclined to be quiet, proving
that you can get there without running any full page ads. about
yourself. Amelia is sure that he will be back some day, with
epaulets or a couple of ofticer's caps. We hope the day is not far
Enlisted June 1917.
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According to all accounts L'Pe
got over safely and his letter returned safely. Yet, about a year
ago he was in old A. H. S. trying to fool the Faculty with the rest
of us. However, if he would drop around now we would try this
Frenchman stuff and kiss him on
enlisting is a queer process. l'Perney" took the Commercial Course,
intending to pound the old typewriter, and instead he is pounding
h' sin' at them. So we are trying to figure
the Huns and doing IS cus
out a good method to trade in our pen for a nice new sword. As
for 'Terney' we need say no m
back with some medals and a h
will make up for all lost time.
'Enlisted April 1917.
RODERICK HAUSI-:R Field Artillery
1918 lost a fine member when Dully hired out to Uncle Sam.
Your uncle now has a husky fighter on the French front, but be-
fore the war Dully was a loyal student at A. H. S. It was hard
work by him as head of the ticket committee which brought so much
success to our dance when we were juniors. We were depending
on him to help the 'Varsity carry the football this year, but war
is just like Sherman said, Socially, Dully was very popular, his
good nature brought him many friends. Army life has agreed well
with Dully, we doubt if we will recognize him when he comes back.
Enlisted April 1917.
rmey" is now in France, since he
both cheeks. We figure it out that
ore about him, for when he comes
alo he will talk such a streak that
ROBERT NICCLELLAN Field Artillery
Our old friend, l'Cockroach," being' no longer with us, we can
look proudly back upon his long line of virtues and misdeeds-
mostly misdeeds. He was the loud noise in the 'fBig Fourl' of our
Junior year and furthermore he cut a. lot of swath in football even
if he did touch-back. For these noble deeds he was looked upon
as a tin god by quite a number of damsels Cone lives on 12th and
another on 13th streetj. For their entertainment he always had on
hand a select variety of stories guaranteed to thrill. And now we
bet he has more of them. At any rate he still retains his old time
grin-see picture. We think it a good recommendation for t.he
Enlisted April 1917.
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good time. This fun-loving trait, however, was not popular with
the faculty so he was consequently in hot water all the time, thru no
fault of his or of the faculty, but rather due to a mutual misunder-
sta cl' . H ' '
n mg e was bright and quick to learn, so of course did not
spend a whole lot of time boning away. On the contrary. he spent
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next day, and repeat all the best jokes and the brightest on . H'
s gs is
theatrical ability is of no mean calibre, as all who witnessed a
"Night in Dreamland" will attest When the war broke t h
. ou e
felt the call of adventure and patriotism, and after much pleading
secured his parents' consent to join the army. Today he is handling
the guns of your country and my country, in the artillery in France.
Enlisted May 1917.
arles was, or rather is, a mighty nice fellow always in for a
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wo rot ers, Willard is more quiet, sober,
and steady than his kid brother Charles He alma s w
LIARTIN Yi :sr
. ' y vas a worker
and a hustler. When he was about 12 years old the family moved
to Denver where Willard learned many things especially the art f
attracting the fair sex, and the science of camp cooking, both of
whi h ' '
c come in handy 1n the army. After five years in the West he
returned and entered the High School here H h d
, . . e a earned an
enviable reputation because of his clean, upright and manly charac
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er, and many ww ere sorry to see him go when he joined the army
last May. He was stationed at the Field Hospital at F t B ' -
min Harrison, Indianapolis. As aforesaid, his art of attracting the
W h ld . . , . .
omen e him in good stead, and we are safe in saying he has a
big a list of frails as any Sammy. Recently he has been made army
cook at the same station.
Enlisted May 1917.
Last, but not least, is the fate of thi
s member of our illustrious
class. He has fooled along thru the first years of High School along
with the rest of us. He played on the football and baseball teams,
both Class and 'Varsity. His friends l d
p aye on the same teams.
As we remember him, he was always good at starting things "going,l'
so now we wonder if the arm h k d
Enlisted hlay 1917.
y as not wa e up since his arrival.
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MARY ANDREAS. Science
"My own friends are my soul companions."
This little brunette is very reserved Q7 Cin company especiallyj
She does not take things calmly in her own crowd. She must have
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a very good friend in the class of 1915, since she is entrusted wit
a ring belonging to one of its illustrious members. We believe she
follows the proverb, "You canit be arrested for thinking," because
. . . b d
whenever we ask ber a question in the classroom, there is no o y
h has her work
l . She is the record Laboratory student, as s e
in before we dream of experiments. In solid Geometry she is what
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we call a wizard. We have no idea what the future has in store
her. She is an unknown quantity.
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' 'T PAUL BEARY. Science
"Back to the mountains and the barbarons ca es
venient things?" an Jus y
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"A fair exterior is a silent reconinienda
This lad's picture says no more nice things about him than our
en can Take a good slant at it girls, for he is one of our
poor p .
handsome Harrys. The pleasant part is, hes goodlooking, and is
h f ct He is a mighty fine fellow in for
apparently oblivious to t e a .
all fun, and not afraid to help his classmates out whenever they call
upon him. He is not what you'd call a marvel but what counts
more, he is a hard student, sober, industrious and constant in his
efforts, which will eventually "get him there His favorite pastime
45 Lit., 23 Chorus 2 Class Base Ball 4
Where manners ne'er were preached
k t this 'fpixtern you might think t at e g
, To loo a
human, but don't be deceived, gentle reader Man sprang from
monkey, but Beery was a poor 1 p
between Beery and his fellow men He has an excellent brain which
however, only works two hours a day one hour at meals and the
other trying to figure out how to do the least work His polished
English has won him the praise and envy of his fellow students
' ' ' ' D t he laugh at the IHCOU
"lVIy pipe goes out lnwarlably. on
d ' tl so. But in spite of all you have the
i in's of a great man. Awake and make good
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RALPH W. BEST. Science HBES'1'IE,,
"fl lion among ladies is a fearful thing."
You wouldn't think this little bundle was a regular lady-killer,
but o-boy. he am that. He has a magnetic personality-Che should,
for he has a wireless set up at homej-and is one of the stars of
Traylor's dancing class. He's a good sport, not at all timid when
it comes to making a rumpus around school. He's a pretty fair
student. or rather he was until he got in with that rough bunch in
room 301, and then it was all off. And, who knows, probably some
female contributed to his decline. Sh-its name is Ruth.
A. A., 1-2-3-45 Lit., 2-45 Class Track, 45 'Varsity Track,
-45 Class Baseball, 4.
HATTIE BLOCH. Science
"Mcthinks she should not be ashamed of her name."
Hattie is right on deck when it comes to helping charity. She
sold oodles of tickets for the Red Cross affair at the Orpheum. Her
customers were the guard-keepers at our cantonment. It's never
hard to find Hattie when there are soldiers around. Hattie and
brass buttons gravitate naturally, and she intends eventually to
marry the drummer in the brass band. Hattie is very well versed
in languages. You should hear her in Penna. German class. She
and her chum, Flo, always get the highest marks. As a member of
ANNA BLUM. Cozninercial HANNIEU
"Little, but, oh my."
"Small in stature, great in mind."
VVC have here a descendant of a fruit tree, thus breaking up the
theory that mankind ca1ne from monkeys. To disguise the fact the
"P" was changed to HB", but ah! Annie, we have found you out.
One person ventured to call her small, one day, but sad to relate
that person has gone to other regions, for the look from Anna
made him feel faint and tired of life.
the S. O. S. Csave our soulsl, she has become unusually popular.
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"A most potent,
Here we expose to view
age he was born and later
the height of his ambition.
is lucky in being able to run his Hudson in peace and to keep his
money for gasoline. He is also quite an athlete, since he is often
sent to the roof to sweep the sunshine off. Of course he sometimes
attended gym in his Junior year, but like most dyed-in-the-wool
athletes, he only showed up when t ere was a c a '
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grave and reverend Senior."
an interesting specimen. At an early
brought up to consider High School as
Having a. father for an alderman, he
ANNA BOYVEN. Science
"Staunch as if gifted with ten thousand lives."
Anna was made on the Hoover plan. There isn't much of her,
but what there is, goes a long distance. However, this is only one
evidence of her patriotism5 for Anna is a staunch supporter of the
Patriotic League, and, in fact, of every thing connected with brass
buttons. We feel sure that if the authorities at Washington hear of
her she will soon be established at the Capitol, helping to Ubeat the
Dutch." She says our Armies would succeed more quickly if we
went on a few aeroplane raids, with our guns shooting dishwater.
She thinks that after a few of these raids, the German women
would revolt,-and the war would end.
A. A., 2-45 Literary Society, 2-45 Chorus, 25 Sorority, 4.
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VICTORIA BUTTERY. Commercial "V1cToRv,'
"Sincerity is a virtue that few possess."
Victoria denotes victory, and by way of proof she comes off
'tVictorious" in all her studies. Her favorite pastime is writing
shorthand. It is not necessary for the rest of the division to attend
any public meetings for "Victory" is always on hand with her note-
book and the next clay reads all the speeches to the rest. Thru her
noble efforts manufacturers have named numerous articles in her
honor. For instance, t'Victory Bread."
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AIARGARET RosE CANNoN. Commercial
"Dorff teorry, it shortens your life."
"Peg" Bup's chum, is a sore trial to Prof. Zimmerman, who tried
too late to convert her bad habits of laughing and talking with the
boys. But with her jolly nature and as she is one of the stars of
the Commercial Department, she cannot help but win the esteem of
all with whom she comes in contact.
"Peg" thinks it's great to be a Senior. but she admires a certain
Junior who sits opposite her in the auditorium. Did you say
Erd-? Oh! well it's only fair to be nice to your lower classmen.
We predict her good comradeship and generosity will surely make
her as popular in business life as she has been in school.
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.HEI.EN CoNRAD. Commercial HLEFTY
'tFor sh0'.v a jolly good fellow,"
We are all acquainted with Lefty and her famous expression,
"Do you know your English PM for that is what she greets us with
She is mama's precious little child, and innocent in most things.
This, however, does not prevent her from having a L'Mule" as her
pet. and we frequently find her leading him into the "Sugar Bowl,"
where he satisfies his "Muleish" taste with Sundaes.
When Helen has a good time everybody hears about it for the
next week. more or less.
lVe all hope you will grow up sometime, Lefty. in spite of all your
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"Fleet of foot, and light of lzearlf'
What time is it? Oh, pardon me, I forgot your wrist watch is in
hock. But a man's a man for a' that. and wc, as a class, with the
school in general. are certainly indebted to jack for his persistent
efforts on the track, where he has shown himself the best man since
Hartman and Mosser were in their prime. He is some runner. Xl e
expect he'll be running for Congress soon, for he has already ac
quired the art of tiring out the house. VVhen it comes to talking, ox
salesmanship, Jack is right tliereg he'd talk the leg off a brass
monkey if he thot he could sell a ticket to the peanut vendors' hall
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RUTH AGNES DEVINE. Commercial
f'Laugh and the world laughs with you."
t'Bups,'l the "shorthand queen" of Room 215, anyway that's what
Henry used to call her. "Bups" and "Peg," the two inseparables,
and the boys in putting life into Division 4 even if the teachers do
object. But they really are imposed on for they're blamed for
everything that goes wrong.
Talking about swimming, you should see "Bups," especially when
--COhl I'm not going to tellj is in bathing.
After finishing school this little girl expects to be either a sten-
ographer or a Red Cross Nurse in France. CWe wonder why?j
Well! Anyway, we wish her succss.
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F1zANcEs DIEHL. Classical "SLEEPING BEAUTY" 1
"S1rai111'ng harsh discards and uiipleasing Sharps."
Frances was born on Iwlay 22, 1900. As soon as she learned the
art of eyecology she discovered that closing ones eyes at certain times
i ver effective, but we are sorry that she can't keep them open
long enough to have her picture taken. But we will forgive this
l'k sour ents but we know that by
little fault. Frances does not 1 e g ,
changing the spelling somewhat, it will meet with her approval.
Music hath charms-likewise Frances. Her musical ability has
made her quite famous and we know that certain Profs. like noth-
more than to hear her voice float from one end of the corri or
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"A progeny of 103177ll1'Lg.b-Shdfidllll.
Estelle, or "Snubby," as she is known in her home department,
insists that her picture does not do lier justice, but-well we must
admit that 'fStella" is quite a bit more fascinating than her pic-
ture. At least so a number of young gentlemen in t'Khaki" think.
L'Snubby," however, it seems cannot center her affection on any
particular one. If you were to ask her about it she evidently would
say, t'Great Scott! I'll Batt you. I don't know who I like best!"
T his 'tpenmansbip star" is good in more than penmanslnp, having
ualified in 'trattling the keys" by writing letters for the Staff of the
Canary and Blue.
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LLOYD EMERT. Science HLLOYDU
"The man thafs silent nor proclaims his want,
Gets more than him that makes a loud complaint."
Here is one of our transient students-I mean pupils-here today
and gone tomorrow. This, however, was not due to any inclination
to skip, but to some unfortunate happenings, such as a broken arm,
etc. His favorite class is, of course, Virgil, where he excels all
others. "reining" with unruffled calm. Lloyd is one of the quiet
kind, who are hard to see thru, the kind that do not publish their
plans in the newspapers, and consequently we can say very little
about his hobbies, worries and prospects. Here's success to you,
and great happiness.
A. A.. 2-3-45 Lit., 2-4, Chorus, 2-3.
Ralph Finkle, "Fink," is a quiet
he will tell you in 5 or 6 different
STELLA FISHER. Science
'tZVly! They should hear me talk at home."
Stella is the most quiet girl in the Senior Class. She has always
been sort of an unknown person to us, but we have found her out
at last. As all things come to him who waits, just so Stella's man-
ners and customs have come to us. Now that the Camp is in
town, she has gone so far as to go out with Soldiers. In school,
she is very clever, and in the Physics Lab. she is right on deck
whenyou ask a question. We suppose she is going to accept the
position as Dean of K. S. N. S.
A. A., 4, Literary Society, 2.
RALPH FINKLE. Commercial FINK
"It would talk, Lord, It fvozrla' falls."
KPJ sort of fellow. In a debate
of any sort he never gives up till he is "dead and buried" and then
he still keeps on talking. In future years Ralph will do much
towards deciding his favorite question, that on 'tlmmigrationf' If
you want news on Russia and "her"principles just go to Ralph and
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'AThe world knows only two, thafs Rome and I."
George Frankeniield, "Frankie," is one of our most promising,
business men and received practical experience as Basketball mana-
ger in his Senior year. As a satellite he is a wonder and with R.
Moyer may be likened to Boswell and Johnson. Do you know w y
everybody is "Gawge'sl' friend? Well, between you and me, he is
an usher at the Strand and all his friends get a weekly pass, es-
pecially the fair sex.
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ILLsIE BIARIE FREED. C ommercial
, "She talks and talks, but that is human,
She likes the boys, but she's a woman.
A olfuacious, energetic lass-
Shc has her failings-let them pass."
l1Vhat more can we say about this young lady when her maxim
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describes her so well? Elsie is one of our happy-go-lucky gir s an
her melodious UD voice is always resounding through the Commer-
' l De artment When vou hear a noise like a cat serenade com-
cia p . ,
ing from a corner of the typewriting room don't wonder what it is.
It's Elsie and Florence laughing over one of their jokes.
Elsie is a very popular young miss among both sexes Qparticu-
larl the maled, and consequently she is always on hand for the
"Prep" and "Muhlenberg" dances.
Literaryg A. Ag Patriotic League.
' FLORENCE FREEBIAN. Science
"Much study is a wcarincss to the flesh."
Ohl Where do we go from here? Flo is such an interesting,
character CPD as she moves about in her own circle of friends. She
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surely is one sport! The soldiers, students, and anything e e on
lack a home where Flo is, as the mail-man is very busy dropping,
416 QLiberty Streetl Flo is the head lady of the candy
letters at .
' to Woolworth's to-
department ln one of our largest stores. just go
see her. She is right there with the goods. Her friends that can't
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ff d the war tax admission to the shows send Flo, and the 0
' d t' n of those thrilling events,
lowing day we have an exact repro uc io
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"Treat 'em rough."
No matter what good things we say about this chap that picture
is liable to spoil it all. If you cover the map, probably you can
appreciate the description better. He was born and raised in a
drug store. and keeps his weight down by sampling everything on
the shelves. anrl at the fountain, mostly fountain. It was here that
his commercial instinct was developed, and sharpened to a fine
point, and we consider ourselves fortunate in having such a valuable
man to serve as business manager of this great paper. Since the
Freeman family is spread all over the country, Lewis spends much
of his spare time visiting his cousins, etc. VVhat? No, they're not
all boys. Yes. he's a great kidder.
A. .X.. 1-2-3-45 Lit., 2-4, Booster Club, 43 Chorus. 2-35
lluiness Manager C. X B., 4, Class Track, 3, Mara-
MICHAEL GAI.LAGHER. Science "Musa"
"Of all the men that I do law
The Smiling Irish is the one for mc."
The original, genuine grin that won't wear off is pictured right
here. "Pack up your troubles in your old grey bag and smile. smile,
smile," is Mike's motto. It's hard to say in what branch he shines,
but after a careful judgment of his ability in various lines we'll
conclude that he is pretty good in the "Cavalry" It's simply
marvelous how he manages that steed. If getting thru school with
the least possible effort and labor is personal efficiency, Mike is
surely 98 per cent efficient fthe other 2 pcr cent. is lost in friction
with the faculty.J
A. A., 1-2-3-4g Lit., 2-4g Chorus, 3.
EvERr3'rT GooD. .Science HGOODIEU
"I who do ambition shun
And go to live beneath the sun."
Some men are born lazy, some acquire laziness, others have lazi-
ness thrust upon themg but which of the suppositions applies to
Goodie we do'not know. There is nothing he loves more than to
lie around all day, waiting for the ground-hog to show up, or to
snore loud enough to scare away all the fish when he falls asleep
over his line. His aversion to work has been the cause of many
lectures at the hands of the teachers. He has had great success
in Latin, because of his mastery of the "galloping guide-bookfl
Gooclie is a great man with the fair sex, to name all his Maffinitiesl'
would be impossible here, but there is a certain little blondie in the
Senior Class who stands ace high, they say.
A. A., 2-3-45 Lit., 2-45 Dark Room Club, 4.
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L1+:s1,n: GUPLNTHER. Science 'LESH l
"Fire in each eye, rznrl papers in each hand
They rare, recite, and maflrleu round the land."
This golden-tongued prodigy of oratory came from Hazleton early
soon urged to
him with us, our only reg
four years ago.
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in the present term. His reputation had preceded him, and he was
show his ability. It is needless to say he acquitted
Les is one of the active fellows of the class, always
awake to good sport. and not afraid to work when the occasion de-
mands, the kind there should be more of. We were all glad to have
ret is that he did not come to Allentown
Rox'ENE GRIBI. Solerzce
"Strange to the world, she wore a baxlziful look."
That expresses it exactly. To the world she looks innocent, hut
we should hate to describe the expression with which she sometimes
favors her own set. She looks especially sublime UD in Physics
Class. We don't blame you, Rovene, Physics would turn a choco-
late cream into a sour-ball. In all other places however, Rovene
belies her name. She is one of the most cheerful persons in the
class. Her motto is, L'Laugh and grow fatf' That's it. don't stop
smiling, Roveneg the world needs people like you.
A. A., 4: Literary Society. 2.
DoRoTHY HAAS. N ormal
'tLaugh and the world laughs with you,
Weep and you weep alone."
She lives up to this. She usually has a smile on her face and is
especially fond of eating. For a time she 'tHooverized" as Charles,
excuse us, was in the hospital. However, since his recovery she is
making up for the lost time. As secretary of the Senior Class she
has become very popular. It is quite remarkable to know that she
doesn't become fussed while reading the minutes. In cooking she
is a master, her specialty, cheese-balls, being unexcelled. She speaks
German very well considering the time spent on it. This is not
surprising when one knows the frequency of Charlie's calls. A Red
Cross Nurse is her ambition and we hope she may be stationed at
A. A.. 43 Literary Society. 214g Chorus, 2-3-4, H.
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ELIZ.-UEETH HAGENBUCH. Domestic Science V
l'Giz'r, oh g-ive me back my heart!
To begin with, Hagie's nickname is not t'Lizzie.'l She does not
allow such freedom to be taken. Yet we will say for her that she
knows the nickname of every boy within five miles. However,
Bills are her specialty, having had several years practice with them.
Then, too, everyone knows of "The Lieutenant." We do not know
the reason for all this unless it is her eyes-and then some. fWe
omit cataloguing Hagie's charms since there is no dictionary
liandyl At any rate, she and her numerous feminine cousins are
always busy keeping back the crowd. In fact she has a business
manager to take care of her affairs-of the C. Sz B. So everyone
agrees she is a very important person even if she does get "bailed
up" in running Class meetings. Drop in at the Club House some
time and see ber.
A. A., 2-3-45 Literary, 2-45 Chorus, 3-43 'Varsity Basket-
ball, 3, Class Basketball, 35 Class Vice-President, 3-4.
KATHRYN HARIQINS. Commercial hKI'l"l'YU
Women are made to be loved,
Not to be analyzed, viviseclfrl, or zr1:rI:'1's10od.
Kathryn Harkins, 'tKitty," is commonly known as R- N-L.
"Kit" is very popular among her classmates, especially the heroic
sex. In basketball she "stars" at any position she plays. The A.
A. considered her such a necessary asset to the organization that
they elected her secretary and she surely fulfills her mission. Hcr
favorite pastime is reading shorthand notes for the Freshmen. Her
favorite crime is eating and her favorite beau is-- well, we admit
we do not know.
Literary, A. A.g Class Basketball, 3-4, "Varsity Basket-
. ball, 3-4.
hl'II,l,IARl HEI1PIlQI.INtl. Commercial 'tWILL1E" '
"O, it is excellent to have a giant's strength." I
William Heberling, "Willie,'l the president of the Class, and all-
around man in studies or athletics. Vllhen not occupied with his
studies "Hill" can always be seen trailing some elusive business C?J
about the corridors. Lately it has been discovered that he is learn-
ing telegraphy at odd moments, all about dots and dashes. He
makes a dash after "Dot." ln one of the track meets "Heb" caused
a great deal of excitement when he 'fheaveclu the Discus over the
fence. It was finally located near A. C. W.
Literary, A. A.g Booster Clubg Octetteg Athletics, Class
Basketball, 3-4: Track, 3-45 Baseball, 3-4g 'Varsityz
Basketball. 3-4, Track, 3-4.
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EDNA V. HEILLIAN. Commercial
"Theres language in her eye, her check, her Zip,
Nay, her foot speaks."-Shakespeare.
Behold, the only original "red light" of the Senior Class who
Ed is usually of a good
hails from the Commercial Department. na
disposition, but when her temper is aroused, woe unto the person
Edna's fair and smooth complexion is the envy of her classmates,
and there is no rose blooming that is fairer than the roses in her
cheeks when she blushes.
VVe hear that she is kept quite busy answering mail from
Albright College. For more information regarding this, apply to
Miss VHeilman. Edna expects to be a stenographer, but we do not
know how long.-maybe forever! Time alone will tell the tale.
Literaryg A. A.g U. S. S. Club.
TXIILDRED Hl42I3IBACH. Domestic Science BILLH
"l'ozl'll he a rustin' if you don't wake up."
HBill" is just one of the speedy Domestic Science quartet. She
was born in Allentown on May 5, 1900, asleep, it is said, and we
can truthfully suv that UBill" has been sleeping ever since. There
are times, however. when a tiny spark of ambition is kindled in
the heart of this fair young damsel. The arrival of a. mail ship is
known to have sent her into ecstacy from which nothing but a
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jazz band can rescue her. But with all her faults, if one may ca
them faults, "Bill" has decided to become a nurse, which will give
her full opportunity to use her "baby stare."
Llterarx Societx 2 A A 2-3-4.
HANNAH HERMAN. Commercial IKHERMI
"A gentle disposition is at times deceiving."
A veritable "old maid" in school, but outside, a regular 'Lvampf'
Do you mind telling, Hannah, where you got that "U, S." pin? Is
he in France? If so. then that accounts for the letters you bring to
school and read at every opportunity. Hannah is a regular fiend
on the typewriter. At times she appears to be part of the furniture,
so long does she adhere to typewriting.
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.AI,FRED HETTINCLER. Classical "THE DUTCH1VIAN,,
"He lives by asking questions."
Here is something deep, Alfred has captured a lot of fame this
last year. After a year or two in the detective business and after
tormenting an innocent violin Cpeople that know say he can really
play ith for some time he has gotten into his stride. He was one of
the active organizers of the Classical Club and this year became its
presitlent, He is a past master at doling out refreshments and
pacifying Freshman. Sometimes he even understands the sight-
translations at the club meetings. Besides these heroics he is an
active member of the Booster Club and Orchestra. In other words,
he has done his fair share towards putting the class 'Lon the map."
Orchestra, I-2-3: A. A., 2-3-45 Literary, 2-4, Classical
Club. 33 President, 4, Chorus, 4, Booster Club, 4.
l BLANCHE HILL. Normal
I She is also on our staff. We all
satiric verse. Her arguments in
BERTHA IIOFFLIAN. Science HBIRDIEH
"Life is a jest, and all things show it.
I thought so ance, but now I know it."
VVhen all birds were ready to go to sleep, this "Bird" became de-
cidedly awake for on Nov. 8, 1900, her 'fchirp" was heard for the
first time. After having such an illustrious beginning Birdie had to
uphold her reputation, so she chose movies, dancing and many
other "fast" sports to lead her thru life. Now she is a master of
them all-besides her musical career. Bertha plays the Victrola
with a wonderful ability, but her very "bestest" pastime is waiting
for the mailman. Wonder why?
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think that when her time is ripe
to come before the world of literature she will he the leader in
English Class are the most im-
portant features in the daily routine of Division 1. It is very
noticeable that she and the opposite sex seem to get along nicely.
According to Theories on llagnetism 'KLikes repel" and "Unlikes
attract." We suppose she is going to wait till the war is over and
study over at Cambridge or Oxford where her predecessors received
such wonderful dope on the subject.
A. A., 2-3-45 Lit., 2-45 Canary K Blue Reporter, 4.
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HERBERT HOFFORD. Science "HUM"
"Infinite riches in little mom."
He's little-hut, oh my g-his brains are way out of proportion to
his stature, and for mental attainment he's equal to the best of us.
We have classed him as honorary member of the Shrimp Septette,
CBest. Lowright, Lindenmuth, Hofford, Trcxler, McFadden, P.
Larosj, otherwise known as the Knee-Breechcs Brigade. Quiet,
modest, unassuming, a good worker, and a cheerful helper, he has
won the respect and popularity of his classmates. He was an
ardent supporter of school and class affairs, and conducted the
Alumni Department of the Canary and Blue very creditably.
A. A.. 2-3-4. Lit, 2-4. Dark Room Club, 4. Alumni Ed.
C. Sz B., 4g Boys' Working Reserve.
HELEN MAE HtJliI.DT. Commercial
"Clumn strikes the sight,
But merit wins the soul."
Dmft let this picture deceive you and make you think that this
young lady is cross. Far be it from that, for she is a very jolly girl
and we are sure you would agree with us when once having heard
her laugh. For it is such a hearty laugh that one never forgets it.
Helen is always on hand for the fun and consequently never
misses a good time.
We were in hopes that we could tell you all about her beau, but
his name has been censored, so this is impossible,
We are su1'e Helen will be an ideal business woman for she has
many of their good qualities. QShe's an expert at chewing gum.J
Literary, Chorus, Glee Club.
e FRANCES HoRN. Science
"A barking dog nrrci bites.
Ach! Now, Yes, Vell, Vell, Vell. Behold the Bachelor fiend of
the class of 1918. Her visits to Lancaster and Bilanheim are a.
great puzzle to her classmates, but that is nothing compared to the
tiock of 'tCranes" always waiting outside of the church on Sunday
evenings. Her eyes are very expressive-especially in English Class
when debating on l'HoW to Please the Present Facultyfl As a
warbler of UI Love You Truly" Qout Westj she is not to be ex-
celled, but when the strains of "How Can I Leave You" and the
4 heard, UFran." is Johnny on the spot with the "Sob
Stuff." Her ambition leads into charitable fields, especially where
Hlame, halt and blind," are concerned. "Yes, dear." Frances. we
wish you luck but you must not forget that "Charity begins at
homef' especially next door, QFH
A. A., 4, Literary Society, 2, Chorus, 2-3-4, Sorority, 4,
'Write-up Connnittee, 45 Glee Club, 2-3-43 S. S. Bank
Cashier, 4, VV. S. S. Club, 4.
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ALTA Ht'EnNi:R. Svicnve
"The rmjziy :'e.vseI makes the grearext sound."
This morsel of charged wire possesses what the modern scientist
-calls "camouliage.'l An embodiment of Hspunkf' ugameness' and
good nature makes her an indispensable factor of the Class of 1918.
.ls a human card inde-x on all U. S. A. A. C. affairs she is not to
he excelled. for isn't "Chollie" a Nsoldjerf' This child successfully
passed the "stage crazeu era in her life, but not until she had
vamped her way into somebody's heart. Don't ask who. for you
know "Chou" was the "Von," She said the other day she was
going to have her voice cultivated so she could go on the movie
y PERRY KISTLER. Science
We were told, upon inquiring
minister's sons, has not heen in an
in getting "in wrong" all around
him, they did not know that Perf
when Perry refuses to wash the
of his fun-loving disposition he is
of fellows who, I am sure. all join
Rvru Nauru IQLEPPINGER. Commercial
l'T11oxv dark rye.:-xo dork and so deep."-Owen: rllereditlz.
What do not those eyes express? Cheerfulness, gladness, sad-
fness-and at times a wistful expression is in them, but Ah! how
:soon the wistfulness disappears when somebody says "Chuck me
When Ruth first entered our Class she was a very demure maiden
but she soon found the atmosphere of High School so exhilarating
that she opened the eyes of her classmates by becoming one of the
champion gigglers and talkers of Division S.
Ruth is quite ambitious and we most heartily wish her success
in capturing that soldier boy, l'Somewhere in France."
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is a minister's son. and his conduct in school, as, is usual with
y way angelic. He has succeeded
with the teachers. Luckily for
y's father applies the razor strop
dishes at home, or they would
probably have tried the same means to bring him to time. Because
a welcome addition to any crowd
in wishing him luck.
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MYRTLE R. KLINE. Commercial
"Myrtle had a little man
And he was wise, you know,
For everywhere that Myrtle went
Dear Paul was sure to go."
ou our charming little actress 'LI-Ioney'
Kl'ne" who gained fame as "Lady Teazle" in "The School for
Scandal." Myrtle is one of the jolliest and most popular girls of
elieve muh! she never misses a good time.
Allow me to introduce to y
the Commercials and b
Talking about admirers, well, she has "more than her share."
How do you do it? We forgot to tell you, however, that she is
disappointing them all by singing, "Goodbye Boys, I'm Through."
Literaryg A. A.g Patriotic League, Pres. of Dramatic
Societyg Write-up Committee, Secretary in Sophomore
yearg Chorusg Glee Club.
Hanoro Kxarss. Science itPRoFEssoR"
"Hail ye oracle of learning!"
lf you want to learn anything, from the Darwinian theory down
to "how to apply an air brake to a submarine," ask Harold-he
knows. We are safe in saying that here is the most well-read fel-
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low on scientific subJects in the class. He has installed a a at
at he will some day be one of
the country's foremost chemists. He served as class treasurer for
two years, declining a third term in favor of one of the faculty, has i
been prominent in every school activity, and many organizations are
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his homeg and we do not doubt th
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HARRY KNAUSS. Commercial HBTAUSSIEW
f'His modesty is a candle to his merit."
Harry Knauss, "Naussie," is one of the bashful members of the
Class and is seldom seen conversing with the ladies. However,
through his favorite sport-that of rushing about the basketball
floor-he has come into the limelight and the fair sex are claiming
their share of the glory. His favorite class and subject is short-
hand, during which he often engages in great arguments. Though
hidden from the eyes of the public as yet he is sure to be found out
soon and another genius will be added to the world.
Literary, A. A., Octetteg Athletics: Class, Baskelball,
3-45 Track, 3-43 Baseball, 3-4. Varsity, Football, 4g
U Basketball, 4, Baseball, 3-4.
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Ii.-KTHRYN KNAUSS. Domestic Science "KITTY,' fn i
"A charming maiden most delightful to look upon."
Thith "fatht and fickle" young lady, together with other breezes
blew into Allentown March 10, 1901. She has been blowing ever
since. Kitty belongs to the Domestic Science Quartet, and her
hlue eyes and golden hair have lcd many a bashful youth to the
cooking room. for one glance of her face. But Kitty is true blue,
and Muhlenberg has captured her completely. So here's good luck
and best wishes to this little "would-be heart breakerf'
Literary Society, 2, A. A., 2-3-4.
TILGHLIAN LAMBERT. Science "TILLy',
'tThy 1uodesty's a candle to thy rm'rz't,"
This handsome addition to our collection was gathered from the
tall cedars of Lebanon, and has been with us only a year. In that
time he has won many friends by his quiet, reserved manner. Con-
trary to the general run of minister's sons, he knows how to behave
himself, tho not averse to a little fun now and then. As far as we
know, he has not fastened his attentions upon any of the fair sex,
as yet-but you never can tell. We are certain, however, that
when they see his photo, the girls will go wild about him. So, be-
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jonx PAUL LARos. Science H1'AUL1E"
"Thr :courier is that this small head can cover all he knows."
Gaze on the midget of the class, the smallest of the Shrimp Sep-
tette. In spite of his size he is a great worker, can make anything
from a reed whistle to an airplane, and is the champion gardener
of the school. He has a great future as a truck farmer before him
if he chooses to develop his talents. We don't know yet who his
girl is, but we understand he has "hopes"
A. A.. l-2-3-41 Lit., 2-4, School Garden, 3.
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IRENE LEH. Commercial HKITTYH
"Thcrf"s a good time coming."
Did you hear that shriek? Well don't get scared. Its only
Kitty Leh in one of her spasms. VVhen she was quite small she
drank a big dose of laughing gas, and gets them ever since.
Four years ago she formed a partnership with Becky and Honey
and ever since she has practiced with them her famous doctrine,
"Never do today what you can put off till the last minute."
Kitty used to shun the opposite sex, but has lately reformed. She
can use her eyes quite effectively, COhl Darn Youll and conse-
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quently her parlor is never vacant on a VVednesday night. ere s o
LUTHER L1ND14:NMU'rH. Classical HLINDYU
"How great your little men are in their own. considrmtionf,
This is a minister's son. For the sake of the family we will let
it drop. But we must admit that Luther is a good boy-when he is
asleep. He is also a part of the well-known duet, "The Twins."
QThe other half will be found under Tr.D Like the rest of us he
now and then studies, in fact even gets away with it. But what
counts around the school is that he is always ready to buy a 'lticket
to the game." Furthermore, he is always glad to do his "good
turn" as a Boy Scout whenever someone else forgets his lessons.
But most of all hc enjoys keeping a watchful eye on a couple of
fair Sophomores. In fact, Luther is a regular fellow.
A. A.. 1-2-3-4, Literary, 2-43 Chorus, 3-43 Classical Club,
3-43 Orchestra, 25 Class Basketball, 4.
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CARL L1NDsrRoM. Science "SLEEvs,'
"In Mathematics he was greater than Tycho Brahr or Ewa Poten"
"Colla" is the son of a Swedish engineer, which probably accounts
for his ability along mathematical and mechanical lines. In
geometry and Htrigl' he is invincible. and is no slouch at chemistry
and physics, but it is in mechanical drawing that he leaves them
all behind. But, gentle reader, do not imagine that because he is
a good student he is a book worm and a bore. He is popular with
the fellows, and is a loyal supporter of school and class affairs. So
far, he pleads not guilty to the charge of rushing the fair sex, and
has resolved upon the free, unencumbered life of a bachelor.
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JOHN XVALLACE LOWRIGHT. Science 'fHUsKY"
"Alas and alack! .My ladies,
Alan are deceivers ever."
Ths little hunch of humanity blew in on us from Center Valley,
and has pestered us with his presence ever since last year.
"Chloride," like his side-partner, Bi-Chloride of Mercury, is harm-
less unless taken the wrong way. He-'s quite a reckless lad, espec-
ially when he swipes his father's Metz and takes the belles of his
home town out for a joy-ride. He even ventures so far as to bring
them to Allentown, and take 'em to the Pergola, or set 'em up to a
lollypop. His future is uncertain, but perhaps he will take up the
undertaking business. to "finish offw his father's patients.
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ERNr:sT FREDERICK NICCREADY. Classical
"I will lean' large footprints on the sands of time."
To say anything about "Mack" in less than two volumes is nearly
impossible. Only an incident must sufiice, One day while he was
a Freshie he was found by his parents sitting on the Hoor with a
map of Pennn. in his hands. He said he was going to put "1918"
on the map. "As the twig is bent so the tree is crooked," and
Fritz's bent has been turned to good account. Once in a while he
gets time to study, or to run his Flivverette, or buy a bouquet of
flowers. but the greater part of his time is spent in feeding con-
densed milk and "pep pills" to the rest of the Canary and Blue
learners. However. to Fritz must be given credit for being a suc-
cess. not only as a debater, poet, author, chauffeur, but especially
as an editor.
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Club, 45 Interscholastic Debating Leagueg Editor-in-
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"A pearl of great price."
This is certainly a pearl. Not in a marsh, but in the Honor
Roll of our noted class. We all like Pearl because she does not
hesitate in giving us any information, which is gladly accepted. In
school she is not a great talker because she says she does not want
to interrupt the teacher's line of thought, At our Sorority meetings
you should hear her. My! she can talk. We hope in the future
when she takes the stand for Women Suffrage she will exert all
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YALENS NICELROY. Science
"A little learning is a dangerous thing."
Red hair, blue eyes, freckles. Don't ask what nationality she is
for one can easily see she is of Russian-German descent, Her re-
cent discovery of a new method of fireless cooking by means of
red hair has made her indispensable to Hoover and Garfield. This
cbild's idea of a wonderful time is either to munch a tasty cake and
watch "The 20 Mule Team Borax" changed into glass beads, or
listen to the music demonstrator at McCrory's. After many fruit-
less attempts she has given up the "job" of civilizing the 12th Ward
and has become a school mafm in "Birdsboro" alias 'lFogelsville."
Farewell Irish, you know, "Whatever is. is rightfl
'AI am nothing if not criticalf'
liehold! ladies and gentlemen! a basketball heroine. In this role
the lady fits exactly since she is blessed with a short name that
can be shouted without shortening to Kate or Lizzie, or like diminu-
tive. liesides, she can, of course, play the game so that she easily
qualifies us captain of Ye Gurles Basketball Team. Fortunately
she knows one or two things besides. Yet even she agrees that
Virgil is the limit. With horn spectacles she gets quite a reputa-
tion for study. But one thing we do think we know in favor of
Agnes. and that is that she is not interested in any boy.
A. A., 2-3-43 Literary, 2-4g Classical Club, 3-43 Class
Basketball. 3-43 'Varsity Basketball, 3-4,
JOHN MCFADDEN. Scfiemre H-IACKU
Thus far, Jack's career has consisted of absorbing the High
School course, and on Saturday morning arranging shoes in the
show window so that the crowd will leave their coin in his fathers
National Cash Register. Incidentally the fellows sometimes go to
lack when they want shoes for a pony or a horse. ,lack has no
draught animals. NVhen he travels he don't want to be hindered
by any beast. He has not exceeded any speed limits yet, but
some day, perhaps day after tomorrow, he will step on the ac-
cellerator and make the rest of us swallow dust.
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.-Xrrcic REGINA MCGVIRE. Commercial
"I"r1ifh and she cuts o caper."
Alice. alias "Micky," is one of the jolly girls of the class. full of
fun and always raising the dickens. Talk about good lungs. Well!
she takes the prize for imitating barnyard fowls.
Her favorite occupation is study CH and she is never known to
break a rule unless someone says Heats."
"Micky" is a great favorite among the girls on account of her
congenial nature and also a friend of the opposite sex, especially
Archie. Not so, "Micky?"
Our best wishes for a successful career go with her.
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RIARGCERITE F1,o1ucNcE Massa Commercial
Ax through this High School I glide,
Not books but autos are my delight,
A dirzmonfl ring ix my real,
And my destiny Il limousine.
We will now introduce you to our saucy little Hirt, whose chief
occupations in life are flirting, looking in the mirror, and powder-
ing her nose.
livery morning in chapel Marguerite is kept busy smiling to at
little Junior across the way. But this is not all. The chief attrac-
tions are the hoys in khaki, but as to their names, you'll have to
ask her as they are of such a variety and number that it is hard
to say which is the favored one.
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"Oh how this busy little bee
Could buzz, buzz, buzz."
Well we can't say that she's quiet, even
if she is studious, which
she surely is. When Florence first entered our class we thought
she was going to be a very good little girl, but she soon made us
change our opinions for she certainly can hold her own when it
comes to talking, Cespecially in shorthand class.5
VVhere did you get that habit? From those soldier boys? O! It s
all right. don't blush, We've got your number,
Florence has one ambition and that is to become a great writer
Well, judging from appearances you are
keep on it and you'll get there some day.
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"Why be sorry, why be sad,
Come with me, and you'll be glad."
t'Asher" was in the chorus till they found out what was wrong
with it. Determined, however, to get in the limelight he drew a
bunch of clever cartoons for the Canary and Blue which made a. big.
hit. Not satisfied with that, he connected himself with the Hula
Jazz Band as drummer, making it and himself the talk of the
school. He is a great comedian and entertainer. If Mick's there-
nuff sed,--the party is sure to be a success. He can play-or
thinks he can-the piano, banjo, mandolin, violin, fife, drums, ac-
cordeon. harmonica, jew's harp and Victrola. Because of his per-
fection in each he has not yet decided which branch of the musi-
cians' union to Hatter by his membership. His future is mapped
r and cartoonist of the "Souse Besslem
out as reporter, photographe
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EARLE MICKLIQY. Science "WEARY"
"Now blessings light on him that first invented sleep."
This uncouth youth with a morbid propensity to slumber was
gathered for our extensive menagerie from the rural districts of
Ballietsville. His chief aim, it seems, is to see as little of life as
possible. If there is any attraction that can keep this lad awake
for two consecutive hours, lead me to it, bo, it must be a hummer.
The Profs will rave for thirty minutes, trying to prove that a2 plus
b2 equals eZ, only to find at the end of the explanation that he has
been sleeping all through itg and when Miss Heekrotte starts to
read poetry, nuff sed.-Little Earl just crawls into his collar and
floats away, dead to the world.
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IDA Movsov1cH. Commercial
"For never anything can be rzmiss
When sinzpleness and duty tender it."-Anonymous.
A cheerful and genial disposition is one of the many things cov-
eted by the entire race. Ida seems to have been favored by nature
with a merry disposition. She is one of the bashful lassies of our
class but this does not prevent her from lending a helping hand
wherever she can.
It is rumored, however, that she is not always bashful. especially
when with her chum, Ida. She is very studious and seldom gives
the teachers any trouble. We are sure that Ida will be successful
in whatever she undertakes.
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EAZALICA Mox'ER.--Science '
"Sister Sussie sewing shirts for .rail01's.',
This well known person is one of the highest honor bunch.
Studying comes natural. However she knows how to do other
things besides this, since she is Associate Editor of the Canary and
Blue, and as such has done good work. Outside of school she goes
with a certain person-but the one we refer to is a girl. Somewhere
in the plot there must he a Muhlenberg student or a soldier, but
we are not positive. Azalea likes to act as chaperon to Frances O,
so we have hopes, tho it is said that sailors seem to suit her. Note
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CHARLES hIOYER. Commercial "PETE"
HI do not love much ceremony."
' Charles Moyer, 'tPete," is the quietest boy in the division. The
only time he is heard is when he is called upon by one of his in-
structors and then a most eloquent speech on any topic desired
can be heard. Though seemingly heavy he is a regular fairy when
in track togs. However, with all his qualities "Pete" has not as yet
secured his 'Varsity letters, tho with practice and earliest work he
should prove one of the city's best athletes. His favorite haunt is
1 the 'lClub House" and pastime P-.
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Russici. Norm. Commercial HBUTCHU A T '
"You come late, yet you comef'
Behold. the ladies man. "Buteh,' makes up for the rest of the
division and as a consequence is in great demand wherever he goes.
When you look at him you canot help but wonder why. Through
his prowess as a basketball player he has acquired the name of
"lBull Neckf' which is very becoming to him. Nevertheless 'lButch'l
has a kind heart, and when "Gawgie'l has nothing else to do, he
allows him to play with his whiskers.
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ISABEL NAGE1.. Commercial
HLUW me little, love me lang."
Hey Issyl-lt is with these words that this demure looking little-
girl is usually greeted. As she can handle her organ of speech quite
readily she has Won many friends,
Issy is one of the active members of the class. always ready to do-
her bit Cespecially in collecting class dues.j
She is and always was fond of that part of English Literature
which tells all about the conquests of Norman tsl. Issy intends to
be a stenographer but will not suffer from brain fever if she does
not get a position, but will instantly turn to her household duties.
Well, good luck to you, Issy.
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FRANCES NIQITZ. Science
'fPlca.w'd with Il rattle, tickled with a .rtrazef
lleholcl the champion ieatherweight giggler in the Senior Class.
This child is certainly a terror with the opposite sex. Not being
satisfied with Allentown boys, she has extended her dominions to
Phila.. Cleveland. France. yes and Georgia. Her ambition is to be
a censor, but if she will ever become a member of the U. S. Board
of Fensors has not been fully clecided by her parents. She has a
perfect mania for potato chips and can be seen uchawingu away to
her heart's content in Physics Class. Her latest invention in the
Science Lab. is a combination can opener and nail tile, together
with a chemical device to prevent the moving of the mouth when
chewing gum. Long live Frances, tho her "Johnny" lies over
ALTA N ICKULI. Science
HI am so brave, so brave I can fly."
This child is so tired of her life in this cruel world that she de-
cided to join the U. S. Aviation Corp or Corpse, The only thing
worrying her is that when she begins soaring above us in that
fashion she can't go to the movies. But we think she'll miss the
soldiers too. Probably it is on this account that she decided to run
her dadls Peerless Eight until the government summons her to take
up this responsible position. She is very generous at school, loan-
ing you a nickel whenever you want it and doesn't say a word about
paying it back. We hope when she leaves our bunch she will not
be quite as reckless. We'll say "Good-bye and good-luck, Alta."
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"Her :myx are :nays of 11leasant11ess and all her paths are peace."
This sweet little lady first saw the light of day on April 20. 1901.
There is an old saying about 'tlooks are deceitful," but we know
that Frances is just as innocent as she looks-this look comes in
very handy in certain classes. One of Dimples' favorite occupa-
tions is riding in a motor car, and a certain person sees that she is
well supplied. May the rest of her life run as smoothly as "His"
Literary Society, 2: A. A., 2-4.
HARRY OSWALD. Science "Ozzn '
"He is oft the wisest who ix 1101 iuixw at all."
Ax11c1.1.x O'r1'o. Science
"A sunny temper gilds the edge of Iifels blackest cloud."
She never gets peeved, she is t.he most good-natured girl in the
class. Her motto is "It might be worse." Amelia is a mighty good
sport-what there is of her. You see, Fred is in France just now,
so she isn't all here. However, she is making remarkable good use
of the part of her that was left behind. She is an English star, and
Harry is one of those quiet fellows who doesn't spend all his
time raving at the teachers about heavy assignments of lessons. He
takes everything for granted, and it is needless to say. he has few,
if any, enemies. We have never seen him angry. he's a good. solver.
industrious fellow. While he is always in for a good time he en-
joys himself in a. manner different from most fellows. Often when
asked to go out somewhere he refused. saying he had pressing cn-
gagements. His repeated refusals aroused our suspicions, until we
learned that his dad was a tailor and was "lcarnin' " him the trade.
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a Physics constellation. It is simply astonishing-the things she
knows. lt is rather hard for Amelia to begin a thing. but when
once started she is a fine example of perpetual motion.
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BIYRTLE PENGELLY. Science
"So wise, so young, they say do never live long."
This is our guest from West Point. She came here in the be-
ginning of our Junioriyear and liked it so well, she decided to stay,
She has a certain craze for mathematics. She is very young too.
considering her place in life at this time. Very little is known of
her social life as she tells us it is none of our business, We believe
that her attractions are in large f?j cities such as Phila. and XVash..
D. C., in which towns she cannot be lost. But we were astonished
at her one day in the Physics Lab. when she told us that she wished
she were dead. We all wonder why.
CHA1aLoTrE PE1ERs. Science
t'How impatient you arc! How restless!"
l'Pete." the champion giggler of Division 3, is one of the Jolly
Four who keep things going in Physics Lab. Although born on
March 28. 1809, IO years ago, she is never known to have had a
serious thought, One of her prized possessions is Earl-both the
eraser and the original. Her chief hobby is kidding every young
man she sees, whether they be a teacher or just an ordinary man.
Our sincere wish is that l'he" may come back to her, so that she
will not lose her jolly disposition.
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RUTH EVA PETERS. Science PELE
"A little body with a mighty heart."
Pete is some girl. Among her friends she is known as an all-
around sport. She can play the piano and violin, writes stories
for the Canary and Blue, wins prizes in drawing contests and then
treats her friends to lemon phosphate and above all, knows how to
entertain the boys-especially when visiting in D-. Pete had
her heart set on taking a course in music away at school, but con-
ditions have changed. Someone has stolen her heart and now she
feels sufiiciently advanced in the musical world to play "Love's Old
Sweet Song" good enough to suit him. Oh! we almost told, but if
you want to get Ruth fussed just ask her what kind of automobiles
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"Trust not too much to that enchanting face,
l?rauty's a charm, but soon the charm will pam."-Dryden.
For we must admit that "Flossie" is a cute kid. Flo is quite a
popular young miss, especially among the opposite sex. She is the
champion giggler of Division 5, besides being a raving chatterbox.
We almost forgot to tell you
The only trouble is we are afraid they will all be eventually heart-
UFor men may come, and men may go.
But Johnnie goes on forever."
We wish you much happiness.
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that she is a terrible heart-breaker.
EDWARD QUIER. Commercial
"I delight ta jill the air with .rwrclrst mI'l0fly."
When you hear something that sounds rather "queer" you can
rest assured it is Edward. for he sure is Quier. His favorite hobby
is collecting class clues. He does this, so he says, to get practice
for later years for he intends to be a bill collector. "Oh you just
canlt resist him." For pastime he works at Good's Drug Store.
tEchoD-No wonder Good cloesn't prosper. Notwithstanding all
his little failings he is sure to be a grand success in the future busi-
QJLIVIA B. RAHN. Commercial
"Ar merry as the day 'Lr long."-Shakespeare.
"Olly" is true to her maxim, for she is one of the merriest girls
that ever crossed the threshold of A. H. S. You can never see her
without a smile on her face and she will not even get cross when
you call her "Shrimp"f ?5.
"Olly's" love of fun frequently gets her in wrong but this does
not worry her in the least. Her favorite pastime is going to the
Orpheum and movies with Billy. We wonder what she'll do when
Billy goes away. S500 reward offered to anyone solving this prob-
We are sure "Olly" will be a. success in life by smiling her way
into somebodyls heart.
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"She towers above the others,
Her smaller, weaker brothers,
Like pine trees on a height."-Anderson.
Doesn't she look like a perfect angel. Ah! my dear friends, that
saintly expression is just to beguile you. This graceful beauty is
the tallest girl of our class, but sh-- not so loud. She's terribly
sensitive about it, and you can't blame her, for it really isn't her
fault she's tall.
Emily's chief fault is her raving, which occurs quite often, es-
pecially "the morning after the night before" when she tells us all
about her dances and partners.
We hear Emily is quite fascinating. especially when she enter-
tains those soldier boys.
I -x1HRoP R xusax .Science
"Nm1r' but himself can be his parallel."
'fLape" is big t'noise." He has always been in the front row
whenever there was something going on. In the Sophomore year
as Class President he did the honors for the class and since then
has been recuperating. He has been guilty of starting a fraternity
and smoking a pipe. He is even known to "cut upl' when safe from
observance, Mick's camera tells the truth. However, the thing for
which he will he rewarded in Heaven is the fact that he has been
Circulation Manager of the Canary and Blue the latter part of this
year and has done himself proud. If there is anything else he has
done we will let you know thru the newspaper.
Literary, 2-4g A. A., 2-3-45 Booster Clubg Class Basket-
ball, 3-45 Circulation Manager C. K B.
BTELBA READINGER. Science
"Every cloud has a silver lining."
A fair imitation of greased lightning when coming late to her
classes, is what this really is. There is a "jazzy" feeling in the air
whenever Melba is in one's presence for she is a whole jazz hand
herself. At one time she was a warm supporter of Wm. J. Bryan
and the Kaiser, but because of her hatred for the Kaiser's mustache
she has renounced him forever and has taken the stump for Teddy
Roosevelt instead. A better comparison with the Kutztown Trolley
line is not found in seven counties. There is no great difficulty in
starting both, neither has contributed much to the city's funds for
exceeding the speed limit, but one feels sure in saying that between
the two our heroine is the hardest to stop.
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To Norton belong the honors that go to those who are wiser than
to go wild about women, Instead of letting his thoughts hang on
some damsel, he turns them to more serious subjects. His only vice
is his inembership in the I Tappa Keg, which is one that we can
easily forgive. His recreation consists in scrapping for C. 8: B.
advertising, and he has won many a page. "Nitl' is one of those
chaps that thinks about his school and his class before he looks at
his own advantage, and it is that sort of loyalty that makes a
class successful. He gets out his school work too, which rates him
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PAUL REICHARD. Science "PAU1.i:Y"
"His voice no tale of praise r11r1't.v."
On the contrary, his knocker is working over time. Cheer up, we
have hopes for him, he is learning to dance. Perhaps the enlight-
ening influence of women will change him. Paul's a pretty good
student. Believing that a sound body is essential to a sound brain,
he takes daily exercises with his imported African polo pony,
"Alluwishus," and in consequence, is quite a horseman. He works
at Wetherhold 8: Metzgar's Saturdays, and his pet trick is hand-
ing out green military boots when a fellow asks for tennis shoes.
Once a customer said he had an awful pain from eating pickled
REBA DELMAH RICE.-Commercial
"Fare ther' well and if forever,
Still forever, fare thee well."-Byron,
'LBecky"-Yep, that's her name. Sounds sort of timid like.
Well, just say 'LHello Reps." and see if she is. Ouch! here comes
a book. Becky is right there when it comes to showing the fellows
-of 215 their place, and is on hand for all the scraps.
Her chief delights are going to Northampton, and dancing Ces-
pecially on a Wednesday night, to the tune of the Victrolaj
Although she is kept pretty busy answering "foreign mail," she
finds time to keep dates with a certain good looking "Sammie!"
Yeh! We wish you "Good Luck."
Literaryg A. A., Patriotic League.
pigs, feet, and Paul brought him some Allen's Foot Ease,"
A. A.. 1-2-3-4, Lit.. 2-4, Chorus. 2-3-4.
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MARGARET RINCK. Science
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HPEG O! rr
"Dreaming is my meat and drink."
Peg O' is never in a rush, but she gets there as the marks on her
re orts testify. These usually consist of ciphers, but they usually
travel in pairs and have the number one prefixed to them. The
most exciting times she has are t.he rides she takes on her pet pony,
however her dearest pleasure seems to be dreaming all day long.
Some day those dreams will come true and we will envy her.
C1.ARaNcL RITTLR. .Science
"My Lawd, how he could rag."
This tow-headed, paddy-toed, knock-kneed, bow-legged piece of
mortality must have been born with a fiddle in his hand, for he
plays it as naturally as you and I eat, and perhaps a bit more grace-
fully. He has had a varied musical career, being connected at dif-
ferent times with the Quakertown Symphony, Hula Jazz, gony
use of his ability in this line he
Trio and the Noisy Eight. Beca
is one of the chief entertainers of the I TAPPA KEG. He belongs
to the Order of Good Sports.
A. A., 2-3-43 Lit., 2-4.
l ELIZABETH RITTER. Science
"What shall I do to be former known?
That is something that has always worried her. She wants to
be remembered to future ages. That is her nature in all things.
d ni ht and next morning she came to
Something happene one g
school with a fever blister on ber lower lip. Fran said, "Is that the
end of a perfect day?" She replied, "No, only a remembrance."
'd h r fame is the new eirperiment on "How to
Another thing to ai e . .
find the Sp. Gr. of Heat by means of a gas range." Oh, Yes. e
T D S t o. Her other talents are in fine
is the organist of the L. . c. o
d ' the inside of a room in a square IM by 2.
C?j arts. i. e., rawing
She is best in talking. My! How it talked.
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"HN1".v to illay,
The jolly little blond,
Who always is as busy,
Ax fish in a pond."
AThe above poem is a very good description of this little girl, so
we really cannot add very much more. We do wish to say, how-
ever. that Blay is a shining light not only in school but in "The
Tennis World." She certainly likes to play tennis, especially a love
May is a very busy maid and is always ready to do extra work
in typewriting. but of course her fingers fly so fast that it does not
lake her long to clear it away.
Literary: .-X. A.: Glee Club.
. SAMUEL Ro'rH. Srviefzoe
, A. A., 1-2-3-45 Lit., 2-4.
CHARLES ROTHENBERGER. Science HCHOLLIEU
"Wine, women, and songf'
"Now look a here, young feller! You ken shoot pool all you
want to around here, if you pay, but by gosh, if you ken draw
pitchers all over the table with that cue chalk,'l says olcl man
Gurskey. proprietor of the billiard parlor at Fifth and Gordon,
where Chollie hangs out. The boy's pretty good at drawing any-
thing but a good salary. Thatls Why they made him art editor of
the C. and H, ln addition to his ability with the chalk and crayon
lIe's some artist with the gloves. He "tights" as Charley White, of
llrooklyn. Doesn't he look hard, and as to the women, he's got
'em all goin'. Rertha, beware, for you have a rival named Claire.
!We're a poet.H
A. A., 2-3-43 Lit., 2-45 Art Editor C. 8: B., 4.
"And 0,07 me crept II .rulitle lethargy,
Robbing me of all power or energy,"
Sam is one of those happy go lucky fellows who get along without
much worry and with still less work. Whether he is lazy, because
he is fat, or fat, because he is lazy is a problem for someone else
to solve. But we've got to hand it to Sol, he's graceful, for he once
demonstrated several Annette Kellerman poses on the parapet on
the roof. The movie men are on his trail. so when he "matures
they will have an understudy for Fatty Arbuckle. He was at one
time a bright boy Cso his mother saysb, but, from lack of use of
his faculties his brain has sadly deteriorated.
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the baseball diamond his v
NoRMAN SANDi:ks. Coinmerclal "Buren"
"l flu Im! sing because I must."
We have here the rival of Russel Moyer, i. e. when Isabel is not
stand before an audience and entrance
them with his melodious t?j voice. Tho not a. participant in
athletics "Butch" is a booster of them. But instead of going to
around. It is his delight to
Muhlenberg on A. H. S. Field Day he went in the opposite direc-
tion-to the river. We wonder why? He is at present preparing
reat lecture on 'lHow l almost sold a Liberty Bondfl
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"This allround maifs a
In baseball lies a dear
Next has a wonder on
And last, he leads us cl1re'f."
Rah, Rah, Saadif' is what was usually heard at the
h carrying the
fooball games, for 'LSadie" sure was a demon w en
pigskin. In school, he is a quiet CFD dernure fellow but when on
oice rises above all. Witliout John the
Class would be bereft of half the joy of life.
. A.g Athletics: Class, Basketball, 5-43 Track,
3-43 Baseball, 3-4g 'Varsity, Football, 4g Baseball,
l IDA LSTHER SAUBER. C0'lll1'llF'l't'1lIl
"The fair, the chaste, and uncxprf'ssir'r .YllF.,-iS1LllkCSf7t'0VC.
This merry-faced girl is one of 1918's sunshine maidens and hcl
cheery disposition has brightened the lives of those with whom she
has associated. When we think of her we will always remember
the "Two Idas" fthe other Ida being her chum.J
Ida is really a very bright and studious girl. and she shines
brightest in the typewriting room. She can make her lingers fly
faster than you can count the A-li-Cs,
We are sure she will be an ideal business woman and be the pride
of her employer, as she is always ready and willing to do her part.
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H.-xRo1.n SCHAEFFER. Science HKID ScHAI4:r1fER"
"It is 1110 wise head that makes the still tongue."
Schaeffer has a lot under his bonnet that he doesn't advertise.
He keeps his mouth shut and "saws wood," and he's got a bigger
pile than many of us who are always kicking when we strike a
knot. The Kid's a good worker, he's studying for a druggist, or a
chemist's degree. That's why he got a job at Bob Good's Pharm-
acy. If you want the biggest soda in town for a nickle go down
and see Harold at the bar. ln spite of his outside work he really
finds time to do some studying. and pulls good marks,
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RUTH SCHATZ. Science
"Here comes the Iadyg O, so light of foot."
Behold! This fair damsel came to us while we were struggling
through out Junior year, and, being a good sport, she shouldered
some of the burden and struggled right along with us. During her
short stay with us she has acquired hosts of friends and our only
regret is that she is not a veteran of "Solomons Temple." Ruth
declares the best part of the war is the arrival of mail ships.
PI- nuff! She's got them too,
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The vpmsfer to her parrot,
The bachelor to his pipe."
We never saw him, except on rare occasions, i. e., when he was
broke, or couldn't Ubuml' any tobacco, without his pipe. Like Vel-
vet Joe, he finds peace, and happiness, and pleasant memories in
his pipe. and therefore is always cheerful and in the best of spirits,
because he is always smoking. Bill enjoys the distinction of being
the oldest member of the Class. because he was held back on ac-
count of sickness. Many and varied are the tales he tells of the
pranks they played as Freshmen in Noah's Ark.
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"Let us than be up rind doing,
With a heart on future set.
Still achieving, still pursuing,
.-lmi meh one a husband get."
'We always thought .Xlverta was bashful but we had to change
our opinion during the last year. 1 V , y
interest and delight in going to the public library. Wonlt you please
tell us who he is or is there more than one. Well, you can use your
penmanship to good advantage in writing to them "over there."
For we must admit she is a good pemnan. Alverta has one fault
and that is talking, for is it Hirtingj
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"Sweet is the infam"s waking .vu1iIc'."
Dot landed with a bound on October 25. 1000. And she has been
bounding ever since. Dot made a wonderful record as guard on
the 'Varsity Basketball team for '17-'18, and it may be said that
when she appeared things did fly some. Dot's favorite song is
"Goodbye Bill." NVe wondered why her melodious voice could often
be heard singing this beautiful ballad. But she has decided to be a
Senior this year, and after graduation. work her way into the hearts
of the world-and other hearts. 1918 wishes you all the luck. Dot.
Lit. S., 2-4, A, A., 2-3-4, C. K ll. Staff. As. and Athletic
Editor, 'Varsity Basketball. 3-4: Class Basketball. ,3-4.
Xl erta ou seem to take a great
XVell. we all wish her good luck in capturing 'lhimf' L
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A1l.i5r:N SCHIFFERT. Classical "SH IFN
HAIL yes, 'tis Hur! Thix Scliijlert Iam
Is 51101087011 with the gift of gdb."
Aileen, as we were saying, likes nothing better than talking about
Sergeant Tom. Dick, or Harry, or more likely about Aileen. When
not occupied with talking about the above-said sergeants, she talks
to theni. Of course. she studies once in a while as her reports
attestg but then she has winning ways with the men and that helps
a lot. She also has a C11-Ll-HT, However, let us say at this point
that Miss Schiffert is not acquainted with any soldiers-so she
says. Furthermore. she is quite a dancer, and by the Classical boys
is considered quite a. sport.
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Hllluch study is a wcarinexs to the flesh."
The people of the Classical course have a number of exceptional
things in their division. One of them is a minister's daughter,
"Ysobelf' How it is done we :lo not know. but she always manages
to get very good marks. She is also greatly interested in the
Classical Flub-especially the refreshments. Here at the meetings
she dispenses gossip and maybe permits the boys to see her Virgil
problems. .-Xs far as boys are concerned we do not know of any
dangerous male in the offing, altho she and Aileen are good at
matching stories. On the whole she is a very model person-when
she is asleep.-as are most minister's daughters Cmodelg not
asleepj All we have against her is that she squeezed out of
Physics while everyone else has been on the rack for a year.
A, A., 2-3-4: Literary, 2-4g Classical Club. 3-4.
SARAH T. SCHNI-Lck. Science
"I am a weary of this moon, would he would l7,LlIl1g4'.H
One of our good old sports. She is very fond of dancing and
is right on hand when it comes to stuffing dates. She is one of the
girls that likes to take pictures with the Muhlenberg campus as the
background. Whats more, she never forsakes Mules for Craines.
She has, however, recently indulged in giving the Soldiers a "Musi-
cal Treat," as she handles the piano very well. We think she is
going to enter one of the leading universities of the country. Good-
luck to you, Sarah, in your undertaking.
.-X. A., 45 Literary Society. 2--lg Glee Club. 3-4.
HARRIn.i Sci-makrz. Science '
"Your tales, madam, wuold cure deafness."
The assistant artist of this popular book. But, O! she surely
has her troubles till the Editor-in-Chief and Business Manager de-
cide to publish all of her works. It is not because they are poorly
drawn. Too well, that's it. Her specialty being futuristic draw-
ings. Do you know that this child is rather popular among the
Usaacs and is always inquisitive when she sees any books from
Hamlin University. It is not safe to have anything around that is
eatzxble, for Harriet thinks it a perfect shame how some people
waste foods. Clce cream manufacturersj We suppose she is going
to be one of the head decorators in Tiffany's.
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"This done, she sung and carrolerl out sa clear
That men and angels might rejoice to hear."-Dryzlen.
Of course, you couldn't tell from the cut the exact size of this
young lady but let me say that she is far from being tall. Neverthe-
less Siegi is some kid! How about it, boysl But of course her
picture tells you that.
Margaret is some warbler and prove er fl l 1 y .
hear that she likes Tip Csj very much, especially those coming
from Red Hill. Well we are sorry you had to desert Allentown, but
we don't blame you a. bit. VVe advise you, however, to read "How
d h b'l't in Literary VVe
' EDITH SERFASS. Science
to build a home for two."
HATTIP1 SHNDERMVITZ. Science
"I fllll not eloquent-but I am of slow speech and of a slow tongue."
Hattie is quiet as a mouse, and, like a mouse, she can usually
be found IICIII' the cheese. The cheese, in this case, consists of any
branch in the curriculum, but most especially Physics. For this
we are remarkably glad-when she lets us copy her work. Hattie
does not talk much as a general thing, but the other day she told
us that she had discovered a new way to "finish" the Kaiser. She
suggests tickling the animal until it is dead. She thinks this
method would be more humane than our plan, which was to stick
pills into him.
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Literary, Chorusg Glee Club, R 8. S Club
"Peace fled the l1eighborll,0ad.r in which she made her llallntr.
This maid with her fiery black eyes has made so many first class
deserters in U. S. army that she has become a menace to Uncle
Sam. With 'lTil" playing the opposite role in the amateur produc-
tion. 'tShe Loves Sonnets of a Five and Ten Clerk" she scored such
a hit that she still retains the lump on her head-ll where she was
hit. She is command
vated Roughneck Club," and holds her office with great responsi-
bilities. Wle saw her making eyes at a handsome "Soph" but she
declares in the latest century dictionary the definition for "flirting '
is "impressing the dignity of Seniors on lower classmenf' You
know, Edith, we are not as stupid as we appear.
er-in-chief and assistant fireman of the 'tEle-
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ALICE EVOLINE SMITH. Commercial
'lSomcthing between a Itindrmice and a help."
This lady is one of the many rare specimens of our class. The
only conclusion we have been able to draw concerning her is that
she certainly must have been picked before she was ripe.
She is noted for noisiness and in lung capacity she is unsurpassed.
When Alice starts, then say Good-bye to peace and quiet for she
just naturally makes more noise than a steam engine.
Alice is usually found in trouble or with Siegi and Mad. Does
she have a beau? We are not sure but anyway we wish her success.
Literaryg .X, Ag Chorusg Glee Clubg R. 8: S. Club.
1 Far be it from that. altl l
of all difficulties.
l Oh l well. she's a little sport.
KIADALINE D. SBIITIT.-CUWZWIBVCTHZ
"Mad" is always on hand for the fun and cer
"Ab.vcnce makes the heart grow fender."
This saying, old, yet always new, has again been proved to us by
ulladf' Ohl Itls a romance alright, and the hero is a real hxc
soldier boy, Sshl It's "Henry Loose."
One would think from her nickname that she was a cross-patch
iougi a certain teacher gets her goat every
tainly gives more
than her share of laughing and talking This gets her in wron
quite often but her wonderful explanations CPD soon get hcr out
l'Mad" is a great favorite among both sexes. The reason ss hx
Literaryg Chorusg Glee Clubg R, K S. Club.
PAULSMITH. Commercial "ScHxt1'r'rY"
'TII live zz priiwztr, perzsivc, single life."
"Schmitty" is the hermit of the Commercial Department. Paul
has an aversion to the fair sex tho they are the opposite toward
him and are continually requesting favors at his hands. On the
typewriter Paul is a regular speed king, rattling off about two
words per minute for hours at a time. In track tags he makes a
striking figure, so much so, that all the rest leave him behind in
Literaryg A, .-X.g Octetteg Athletics: Class. Track. 3-4:
Baseball. 3-45 'Yarsity. Baseball, 3-4.
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CLARIQNUIV: S'l'AT-ILICR. Commercial
"Humor is our of the essentials of Genius."
all diflirulties. which disapp
tl heavy he
"Butch" seems ra ier
L' l fair ." 'LGlar-
year for lnter-class Marathon and proved a regu ar y
ence" intends to get a position checking off items for which he gets
practice very often in shorthand.
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llasehall, 3-41 'Yarsityg
"Clarence" is one of the many who
ear as suddenly as they appear. Though
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RUTH SOMMERS. C ommercinl
"Who thnks too little and talks too much."-Dryden.
Ruth was a very studious girl the first two years with us, but
she decided to test her abilty as a talker, and consequently soon be-
came a 'Alive wirefl shocking all those who came in contact with her.
"Ruth, are you taking dictation!" This is the almost dail ues-
tion Mr. Zimmerman asks her in shorthand class, when Ruth gets
' " ' lass. She
too studious and tries to work the next day s lesson in c
is such a marvelous bluffer, however, that she always manages to
Her many good qualities make up for this fault: for one rarely
sees her without a smile on her face which does not wear off easily.
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take life easy and laugh at
donned a track suit in his Junior
Athletics: Class, Track, 3-4g
RALPH STARNER. C ommerfzial URAY
Hflnd -wlzmt I ape my lips let no ring bark."
"Ray'l is the traveller of the Class. In
singing UB trip through the southern States. especially Florida
Though not yet given to the puhlic he
experiences entitled, "Across the States in a
one of our great soloists and is sure to rival even Caruso after com
pleting his spe
selected as the tenor soloist of the HNoisy Eight."
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his Junior year he made a
has written a story of his
Box Car." Ralph is
cial course in music. Because of his ahility he was
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"Sincr'rify is a -virtue few men possess."
If anything. Russel is sincere and earnest in his school work. He
is one of the limited few who take their school career seriously. His
specialty is Latin, where he has become quite an enthusiast. He
was president of the Booster Club, and was in truth the leader
of the boosters. He has a great taste for argument, and is always
eager and ready for a friendly discussion upon any subject from
the "Psychology of Cicero" to the "Fish Prospect in Alaska." He
has quite a few ardent admirers among the fair sex, and being a
serious minded fellow has selected his opposite, the most hilarious
he could find. as his especial favorite.
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4: Dram. Soc, 3-4, Classical Club, 4.
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person. 'Nuff said.
Class Basketball 4.
".-I Sflllillfifl Freshmanj of the two, which?"
Here we have a mighty specimen of supermanhood. It stands
five feet two in its socks and a little more when mounted on a sheet
of paper. To go back to the beginning-the Trexler family was
very much annoyed one morning to find that the stork had dropped
.a Clifford down the gas pipe, His father being a plumber was all
that saved him for us. ln fact there certainly is a lot in the small
space of Clifford Trexler. He is accepted by every one as the
official one to "make 'em laugh" and for the teachers, he can even
"make 'em smile."
"I 'ZUI-XII' Iliej' roulrl hear nn' tulle nt home."
"Cutey" Tice became a resident of this wicked world of ours on
a sunshiny day. With her sweet disposition and winning smile she
has tried to reform the world and several of its inhabitants-the
result we leave to the judgment of the public. "Cutey" is fond of
music, and she sure can hammer the piano. During her short life
she has been quite a heart-breaker, but, being a dignified Senior
she has decided to have one aim in life, and consequently one
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ELIZABETH WAGNER "Becky"
"An adept in the art of blujingf'
' f tl Senior Class made her first
Behold! This blond noise 0 ie . ..
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appearance on lNov. , .
the teachers-leave it to Becky. She is always with an answer for
' f ' ori inal-consult note-
everything-we will not say the ansu er is g
book. But with all Becky's noise, she managed to star in basket-
ball also a shining light in whatever else she undertook, May her
life continue to shine, is the wish of 1918.
A. .-X., 3-43 L. S., 43 Pres. Sr. W. S. Cluhg Glee Club, 3.
HERNIAN VX mama. blame
to mutilate this book we can get you a copy
lf you do not care 1 ,
of this picture for the small sum of ten cents, then you will not
need to cut it out to paste it in your watch-case. Next to his
appearance, Hermaxfs most valuable quality is his cleverness. He
succeeds in convincing many that he can pull a frying pan, or a
bouquet, or a live pony out of his sleeves or out of a perfectly in-
nocent and harmless opera hat. His teachers, too, yield to the
' ' et f-five. And
spell, and help him to Just barely get thru on a nm 5
we almost forgot to say that Herman was the compass that con-
structed the "Double Circle," otherwise known as "the Curve
Club." His other good qualities we will not mention.
A. A., 1-2-3-43 Booster Club, 4g Prophet, 45 Dramatic,
2-3-4, Literary, 2-4.
CATHARINE XVELDER HIQITTYU
"How fluent nonsense tickles from her tongue."
All the world was resting quietly, when suddenly, on ----,
this quietness was disturbed by the terrific squawking of Kitty.
This squawking has never ceased. Her favorite pastime is working
out Physics experiments. Kitty made her debut into society as one
' " " nd Short of It." May we
of the "Heavenly Twins or The Long a
confess that Kitty was the b ' ' -' l1 S-
ulk of the combination .is for t e r
Chorus, 2-3-43 Literary Society, 2-4, Glee Club, 3.
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RUTH WENN1-za. Science
"That still, small voice."
This is the vampire of the Senior Class. She is one popular
girl. She began with Juniors, then Seniors and now Sophs. It is
strange somehow that she and Edith have such a warm feeling to-
ward lower classmen. She is a fine little dancer, can play a piano
and even a victrola She rides in an automobile, altho she just
loves a Walker. She is a fine sport in school and does not hesi-
tate telling you an answer, no matter what CPB. But she is a very
ardent speaker. Some teacher asked one day, "Is Ruth talking yet
or again ?" She promptly replied. 'lStill. Sir." COh lj
A. A.. l 3 Literary Society, 25 Chorus, 2.
"Honors come by diligence."
This is the popular Literary editress of the C. 8: B. She is
NIIRIABI KRIEBEL WERTMAN. Commercial
1'There is a certain something in your looks,
A certain scholaflike and sturlious solizetlzing,
lVhiclz 'marks you as an 'I'1ll6llf'CI'IHIl girl."
'Tis of'Miriam we are going to hear next, and well may our class
be proud to have as our classmate and friend a girl with such a
bright and promising future.
A girl who heeds the call of duty and is ever ready to lend a
helping hand. She is one of the most studious girls of our class,
but, alas! she has succumbed to the attraction of a uniform and
brass buttons, and is now playing "the big sister act." She is an
ardent lover of history and believes that the name of U. S. A. A. C.
will appear in the next edition of "Famous Warriors."
Literaryg A. A.g Glee Clubg Sect. and Treas. A. H. S.
unusually particular about the stories published in her department.
She is a fine musician and it seems that her surroundings in the
musical world take up so much of her time. She is also on deck
when any of the boys from school want to go to a party or dance.
In her studies she is fine. Always knows her lessons, if she has to
begin studying at ll 230. We don't know why she waits till so late
in the evening. We suppose it is then that her brain is working
best. Everyone wishes that her boat will float smoothly on the sea
A. A.. 2-3-4, Chorus, Z-3-4, Literary Editress of Canary
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PAUL WITTHUHN. Commercial "WIT"
"I am a quiet and modest chap."
"Wit" is the human telegraph pole of the Class, His favorite
pastime after school is to go, with "Eddie," to some music house
and hear them play all the music ro in s oc
getting to take any with him. As a bookkeeper he is proving his
sterling qualities by handling the C. Sz B. books. L'Wit" has just
accepted a Secret Service position from the government to catch
all wireless messages sent thru the air by t
Litcraryg A. A.
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PAUL WHITE. Science 'tWH1r115"
"Void of all deception, he speaks his mind :without hesitation."
That is Why we all admire Paul, there is no guile or hypocrisy
about him. He has been a good student and a tireless worker. He
is always willing to help a friend out of any trouble. As president
of the Literary Society he has done much to boost that organization.
In all school and class activities he has taken a prominent part.
His clean, moral character, sobriety and industry are sure to wm
Lit, 25 Pres. Lit, 4g A. A., 2-3-43 Chorus, 2-3-4, Booster
Club, 43 Exchange Ecl. C. SL B., 4.
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he Germans. We wish
RIARY DIANA VVOLFE. Commercial
"Fair she is to behold,
This maiden of CH summers.
Mary is indeed one of our little peacherinos and her disposition
is just as sweet as her looks.
One would think from this description that she was vain, but this
is not so, for she is a friend to everybody. especially the opposite
This little girl is some dancer, so if you're in doubt about a new
step. go to Mary, she'll tell you all about it.
Mary's chief ambition is to write a novel and is going to name
the hero "Myron Hemmcrlyf' Ohl it'll be a real one. lVIay success
be yours, Mary.
Literaryg A. A.g Chorus, Glee Club.
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MARGARET CAROLINE YOHE. Commercial '
"For those who know thee not, no words can paint!
.-hm' those who know thee, know all words are faint."-Moore.
Behold, dear reader, one of the belles
Donlt wonder at that intellectual look on her face, for she is a
bright child. Margaret never seems to worry about her lessons
and yet she always comes through with flying colors, especially in
She writes good stories for the Canary and Blue, but they have a
hard time getting them. Her chief pleasure in life is her little Ray
fof sunshine! and from which she doubtless gets much of her in-
May all your wishes for zu, grand success be r
Literaryg A. A., Patriotic League, Glee Club. -
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of the Commercial Dept.
KA1'H.ARINE ZIEGENFUS. Science "DOLL"
l'Ba.vhfu111c.rs is a great lzimlravzce to a girl, both of uttering
her ronceit and 1l1'ldC'?'.Yld?lll1'7lg what is f7l'0f701l71!l!'!l unfo
This vivaeious young lady was born on May 21, 1900, in Allen-
town, Pa. "Doll" has won considerable fame as a dancer, and
never misses a chance to indulge in her favorite pastime. However,
she does not let this interfere with her studies as the final report
will show. l'Kitty'l is one of the young ladies who closely watches
the ships from "Somewhere," Now we wonder lVhy? But her
heart is large enough to hold many, and we have no doubt but
that it is completely packed. Certainly she seems interested in
half' a dozen victims of her charms.
Chorus. 2-3-4, Literary Society, 2, Vice-President, 4, A.
.X.. 2-3-4, Dramatic Society, 3-4, Glee Club, 3.
AcH1L1.1ss ALTHRNN "KILLEEs"
"The First Shall be Last."
At last. ladies and gentlemen, we have come to the final specimen,
By name he does not deserve this position but unluckily he arrived
late as he so often does in A. H. S. Another quotation we might
have given him is "Last but not least." Oh, no! when he and
"Mick" with the rest of the crowd get together there is bound to be
fireworks. Perhaps his only fault is that unfortunate habit of for-
getting to attend classes whenever something more interesting is go-
ing on down-town. As to his good points, we know he does not like
Physics, is interested in Quakertown and is always on hand for a
good time. Yep, he is one of the good-natured bunch, we have
134 of 'em.
Literary. 2-4, A. A., 2-3-4.
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The Class of 1919
ARTHUR GILLESPIE President
ESTHER N EFF Vice-President
DOROTHY LEVAN Secretary
PRoE. GEORGE THoMAs Treasurer
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With the opening of the junior year, the class of 1919 came forward to witness the
most successful period of its history. Many plans had been laid for the entertainment
of the class, but for various reasons, especially "on account of the war," most of them
had to be sacrificed. However, war conditions did not prevent us from having a suc-
cessful masquerade dance on the gym floor. This success gave the spirit of the class a
firm foundation and greatly stimulated the efforts to make the annual junior Dance the
most successful in the history of the school.
On Thursday, November twenty-second, the class held its junior Dance in Mealey's
Auditorium. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, it proved a big social success and
financially it exceeded any Junior Dance ever held by the Allentown High School. This
was the main event of the year and it secured for the class a reputation which it has lived
up to and will live up to during the coming Senior year.
What has the junior Class done for the school? When the football team was or-
ganized there were six juniors lined up in the squad. In the track team, four of our
men have gained something for the school. In the debating team three men qualified,
while the class has selected capable men to continue the steady progress of the Canary
and Blue next year. This shows that the Class of 1919 is on the map and is very promis-
ing for the Senior year.
Although the juniors have played an active part in all these school activities, they
have not neglected their duty to their country. At present Bernard McDermott is serving
in France, while Douglas Krick is a member of the Ambulance Corps. In the Red Cross
drive and Liberty Bond campaign, the Junior rooms, especially numbers 205 and 219,
always appeared at the head.
As far as the class is concerned, it undoubtedly progressed in its junior year, but
the aim of every class should be to go out of Allentown High feeling satisfied that the
school is a little better than it was when you entered. The greatest opportunities for a
'class to do this appear in the Senior year and therefore the class hopes to make its goal
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The Class of 1920
HERBERT R. BROYVN President
MAUDE SNYDER V ice-President
HILDA BUCKLEY Secretary
CHARLES Goon Treasurer
MARION G. KRESGE Historian
PROF. R. P. HOLBEN Faculty Treasurer
To tell the truth a class history is in nine cases out of ten mere bombast and bragga-
docia. But it happens that our class is one exception to the rule and no such delusive
boasting is necessary in this short recital of our startling career.
During our Freshman year our athletics were so successful that the upper classmen
were forced to blush when any of the invincible Freshies appeared. We defeated suc-
cessively the Sophs, Juniors, and Seniors. In our class were the champion pitcher of
the Lehigh Valley and the school's best pole vaulter. We played outside teams too and
gave them such a taste of our superior playing that many of them never again tried the
impossibility of beating us. I
But we did not display our genius in athletics aloneg as a result of our intellectual
ability sprang up one of the liveliest institutions of the school, the Adelphian Debating
Society. Our success gave rise to another society in the Sophomore Class but they were
soon doomed to see that we had the better organization. Our ability-was tested on the
bloodless field of debate. Our boys did nobly and far outshone the Sophs but realizing
that their opponents would get sore at being defeated and also that it is more seemly for
the higher class to win our boys generously handed over the palm to those would-be
Our brilliant Freshman year closed with a picnic at Sand Spring Park. Several
cars were chartered and almost the entire class participated in the joys of a day in the
country. The Freshman Orchestra furnished dance music. Thus ended our first year,
a year memorable in the annals of A. H. S. and all the classes stood by with bated breath
to witness what fresh outbursts of talent and originality the next year would reveal.
This year we furnished the 'Varsity basketball team with three men, the football
with two, the track team with three, and the baseball team with four men. We won the
F. D. Beary cup while two individual members of the class won second and third prizes.
No other class took as many as we did.
In the Y. M. C, A. Campaign it was our class that led again by collecting 251,494.40
We also donated a S150 Liberty Bond to the Canary and Blue Fund.
We had the honor of supplying four men on the A. H. S. 'Varsity Debating Team,
and in those renowned encounters with Bethlehem and Easton we showed of what stuff
we were made. Quite recently the ALABAMA boys of 1920, assisted by the 1920 jazz
Band, presented a most interesting minstrel show which moved the audience to prolonged
peals of laughter.
Volumes could be written on the achievements of the class of 1920 but now as we are
about to assume the responsibilities of upper classmen may our past example serve as a
guiding lamp to the succeeding classes who desire to climb to the dizzy pinnacle of fame.
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The Class of 1921
ARTHUR BENNET President
Ev!-:LYN MUSE Vice President
EMALINE KUTz Secretary
Prior. T. M. WIERBACH Treasurer
The Freshman Class entered the High School in 1917. The building, because of
its size, caused the many different divisions of the Class to loose themselves. At the be-
ginning of our life as a Class the present juniors were very obliging and started the
Freshman on their way. Mr. Fegley served as treasurer until in the middle of the term,
when he enlisted in the U. S. A. A. S. Mr. W ierbach was then elected to serve in the
place of Mr. Fegley.
In seems that during the years of 1917-18 that the Freshman are doing well in
Athletics all around. As to the boys, basketball team, there is not much to say, but they
did well for only playing the game the first time. There are some promising players who
can easily, by good hard practise make a place for themselves in the basketball depart-
The girls' basketball team was also good in their form of play. They succeeded in
drubbing the Sophomores whenever they met them. The team also showed the Senior
and junior teams that although we were "Freshiesl' we could put up a stiff game.
A word for the football team will just let the upper classmen remember that we
severely trounced the Sophomores in a 7 to 3 game. This shows again that spunk and
class spirit are not lacking.
The next department of the sport line is the track team. Ralph Schatz '21 is run-
ning in fine shape and looks to be a very promising runner. He has made a place for
himself on the 'Varsity track team and the Class is duly proud of him. The Freshman
managed to get last place in the Inter-class Meet, but this does not discourage the team
because they know they did well when they think of the experienced men they ran
The last sport is baseball. The Freshman team shows its ability in good form.
Although the Sophomores defeated the team in the first inter-class game we are not
daunted. Paul Maury '21 represents the class on the 'Varsity and does very well. When
he finds the t'pill,' he usually hits it out in the "clover" somewhere.
From a glance at the different reports of the athletics you can see we are not slow
for a Freshman Class.
In May Mr. Bennett, the president, volunteered his services as a farmer and so he
left us that month. The vice-president, Miss Evelyn Muse, then took charge of the Class.
The biggest success of the Class was a Class Dance held in November. It was a
masquerade and dance combined. The "Freshies" came in rags and tatters, silks and
laces to join in and have one good night of fun, and fun they had and so afterward
somebody wrote a motto or yell for the class to let the upper classes know where the
fun Was bagged? "Bim, Bam, Bum,
If you want some fun,
Belong to Class of '21."
So as all novels, stories, or write-ups end this one ends with the Class living on as
happy, care-free and full of life as when we entered the Allentown High School.
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No SCHOOL ANNUAL would be complete without an editorial, yet in it precedent
rules that we thank many people for the work we ourselves have done. Furthermore, we
are expected to apologize for our book. This year we determined to be different. There-
fore look elsewhere for the proof of our sincere appreciation and for our guarded
apologies But let us not forget to thank Mr. R. K. Buehrle, a former Superintendent
of Schools, who is now living in Lancaster, for his valuable aid in compiling the High
School history. He deserves special mention. Still, we feel that already enough has
been said of the past. As for the present, this book tells the tale in its entirety. There
then remains but the future to think of.
At the close of this half century we can look back with pride upon our accom-
plishments while we can also look forward with confidence to the coming fifty years.
Our immediate future seems perhaps uncertain with a new principal replacing Mr.
Hamm. Altho none of us welcome the change we must accept the issue gracefully for
the good of the High School. The best of feeling has prevailed in old A. H. S. during
this year and it must continue. Every year should bring added fame and love for our
Alma Mater. Already we rank among the foremost of High Schools in our building
and in all-around activities. The possibilities are all here-we need only to develop
them. Look even to this year in baseball. We had a "whopper" of a team. It is the
kind we want every year. Every activity needs the same impetus.
Thus we progress. Every year a little more activity, better athletics, a larger school
spirit. For these things we aim and when the Centennial year comes and the Class of
1918 comes back with the other Alumni to watch the accounting may the progress of
the second fifty years be as great as the first.
Finally, if you will practice a small part of what we have preached this year,
things will go famously. Let us remind you to attend the athletic games, to stop the
Freshmen from sliding in the halls, to request teachers to cease pushing in at the head
of the bread-line in the lunch room, and lastly remember, above all things else, to work
for that advertising permit. You know our method. Patronize our advertisers and tell
And now, with ourisignature, we go down with our class in history of Allentown
Hi gh School.
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RUSSEL STINE President
PAUL RITTER Secretary
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The need has long been felt in the Allentown High School for a greater school spirit
among the students, in all lines of activity, and for more eflicient and cooperative work.
As a result, the Booster Club was formed in December, 1917, and all who had the in-
terest of their alma mater at heart, and wished to better her were invited to become
About twenty-five live wire fellows from the four classes responded and already
much has been accomplished by that body to stimulate interest in school affairs. The
faculty recognizing the value of the Club gave their cooperation and came to us with
We have conducted during our short existence three very successful and novel cam-
paigns to raise money for the various departments of interest, such as the Debating
League, the track team and the baseball team. Besides this the Club endeavored to inter-
est the school in supporting all home games and succeeded beyond their hopes, especially
in basketball. To these may be added, in pride, the fact that the recent popular Athletic
Association Dance was fathered by the Club, whose members then were most active to
make it what history knows it to be.
At present the Club is assuming the responsibility of conducting a minstrel, the
proceeds of which are to go to the Athletic Association. But, better still, the Club ex-
pects to announce, before the term closes, something new for the Allentown High School,
which if supported, must become popular. A general organization of school activities is
being formed, which will issue tickets, selling at a reasonable price, which shall prac-
tically include all school activities as well as a subscription to the Canary and Blue.
The above may all sound pecuniary. But far from that is its purpose or its ultimate
outcome. The result of the Club this year and of the years to follow must necessarily
mean that a living, breathing spirit, such as A. H. S. has never witnessed before, will
hover about us and bring with it a benevolent attitude which shall so inspire the students
that they will support the activities voluntarily and all will then be members of the
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The CANARY and BLUE
The Classical Clula
WILLIAM BOWER '18 President
MARIAN BECHTEI, '19 Vice-President
CATHERINE LANGENHEIM '20 Secretary
JOHN BAKER '19 Treasurer
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A year ago last January, upon the suggestion of several classical students, a Classi-
cal Club was organized at the High School. At first its membership included only boys,
but now is open to all students pursuing the classical course-nine Seniors, twelve
juniors, twenty Sophomores, and thirty-live Freshmen. This year the Club boasted
of two members who, although science Seniors, elected first year Greek in addition
to their prescribed branches. Their intention is to continue this subject in college,
and we are sure it will be with credit. We are reminded here of the eminent scientist
and engineer, Dr. Hollis Godfrey, of Drexel Institute, who, at this year's meeting of
the Classical Association of the Middle Atlantic States proved to be one of the latest
supporters of the classics. The fact that such a man pleads for the classics shows
that there must be some goodly ministration that they perform in life.
The meetings of the Club are held after school on the tlrst Tuesday of each month,
in the music room. The programs, which are printed in Latin, are quite varied. Al-
though the plan of having outside speakers for the meetings has not been followed this
year, yet each time from eight to ten numbers were given by the members, including
readings, solos, songs in Latin by the Club, and the translation of two or three Latin
and Greek translations from prepared sight-translation sheets. The last feature is always
interesting, and provides a large part of the benefit to be derived from belonging to such
a club. Refreshments are served regularly. The only exception was the meeting in
April, when it was voted to buy a War-Savings Stamp with treasury funds. The dues
are ten cents a month.
The officers elected at the last meeting to serve next term are: President, Carl
Cassone l19g Vice-President, Georgianna Althenn '20, Treasurer, Bertram Shover 20,
Secretary, Blanche GeWehr '21, Quartermaster, John Baker '19.
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"Even in wartime we cannot afford for a moment to forego the great and beneficent
strain of thought and idealism that Greece and Rome have handed down to us. Hun-
dreds of men in the trenches and training camps have been heartened and nerved to
their grim tasks by some remembered snatches of Euripides, or Horace, or the eclogues
of Virgil. There are more copies of Virgil and Caesar and Cicero sold every year than
of most modern novels." This is not so strange when we discover that those old fellows
were just as human as is our own corner of Eighth and Hamilton Streets. The classics
are still safe.
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PAUL F. WHITE '18 President
KATHRYN ZIEGENFUS '18 Vice-President
DONALD D. VooRH1's '19 Secretary
THE 1918 EPITOME
Temporary organization of the society took place on Thursday, September 20, 1917,
Organization under a constitution followed on Friday, November 2, the temporary
officers were elected for the year, and the organization was christened the "Franklin
Literary Society." In the meantime two meetings were held at two week intervals.
High aims were held for this society. It was found indispensable to the welfare of
the school, its training was needed, and its benefits were longingly thot of. We aimed to
inspire the 1300 people of our High School with something more ideal than the movie
furnishes. We hoped to build up a little circle of friendships, intellectual, like those of
Johnson and Franklin, only larger in size, which would enclose dear old High School
closely within it. Follow, Dear Reader, the history of one year's efforts and results.
ERA, THE FIRST
The average time of session for the first f1ve meetings was one hour and twenty
minutes. The average attendance was 143. We saw success on the condition that every-
one would do his bit, leave his hammer at home, and bring his horn. The programs
were purely literary. Consisting of solos, duets, and quartettes, both instrumental and
vocal, essays, readings, parodys, impropmtu speaking and debates. Yet we lacked the
essential keen interest. This was discomforting. The environment was offered as the
excuse. It seemed to ht, for how could our puny efforts begin to compare with the
-stupendous work about us-our new High School-and offer to it a suitable compan-
ionship. Then it got to the stage where our order was infamously disrespectful and
atrocious. Something had to be done. A powerful plea was made by the Principal, he
then, like a good Christian, answered his own prayer by devising an enrollment system
admitting only members to society meetings which would be held during school hours.
ERA, THE SECOND
Immediately the attendance increased, the average was 575. With our presence
and kind attention did we encourage our professional performers. No more was there
discourteous clapping, or applause for the Scripture Reading. 100 per cent. conduct was
attained. When impromptus were the order, the participant invariably responded, and
the results proved that those present were thankful that such a good speaker was chosen
for the subect. Progress was smooth, but all agreed that action was slow. Racy things
were watned. Then we experienced our first fall from our ideal, for we discarded prin-
ciple and compiled programs which were burlesques of what a Literary Society meeting
ought to be. N o trouble in the least was experienced from knockers.
The iickleness of some of our audiences was unaccountable, for there were times
when there was more applause when the person walked on the stage than when he went
off, even tho the production was good. True sportsmanship prevailed all around.
Nearly all the participants gained confidence as they worked off their numbers. Calls
for volunteers for future programs were liberally responded to.
May this good constantly be dispensed by the Franklin Literary Society. May the
Society continue to grow in ambition and numbers, for in doing so, each member will re-
ceive one more strong tie binding him to his Alma Mater, The Allentown High School.
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Lehigh Valleg lnter-Scholastic Debating League A
ARTHUR GILLESPIE, A. H. S. President
AL GRIFFITH, E. H. S. Vice-President
C. R. HAUZE, B. H. S. Secretary
COUNCIL or THE LEAGUE
PROF. R. P. HOLBEN, A. H. S. PROT. C. R. XVOLF, E. H. S.
PROF. W. R. UNANGST, B. H. S.
ARTICLE I-Nome and Purpose.
This league shall be known as the "Lehigh Valley Inter-Scholastic Debating
League." Its purpose shall be two-fold: First, To stimulate debating as an activity in
the High Schools of the League, and, secondly, To promote closer relations of good-will
and friendly rivalry among the members of the League.
The members of this league shall be the undersigned High Schools of the Lehigh
Valley: Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.
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Section Z. The annual meetings of the league shall be held at the time and place
:annually designated by the Council. At this meeting the question of debate for the year
-and the date of the debate, and all other business of the league shall be acted upon. The
debate shall be held each year during the month of March.
Section 2. Special meetings may be called at the call of the president or at the re-
quest of two schools of the league. Signed
For A. H. S., RALPH P. HOLBEN
For B. H. S., WALTER R. UNANGST
For E H. S., CLARENCE R. WOLF
Last October Prof. R. P. Holben addressed letters to Easton and Bethlehem High
Schools, calling a meeting of these schools at Allentown for the purpose of discussing the
Organization of a debating league As a result of the meeting such a league was formed,
an organization effected and a constitution adopted. The league is now an established
fact and will always be a credit to Allentown High School, its founder.
The idea of a debating league at once took a strong hold on the students of the
school as evidenced by the splendid financial and moral support given Allentown's team.
Allentown did not win a debate this year and as a result our beautiful Canary and Blue
silk banner, passed into the possession of Bethlehem for a year. Next term this banner
must not only be regained but in addition we hope to get a red and white one for our
The prospects for next year are splendid. Two invaluable members of the team, it
is true, are lost-namely, Ernest McCready, thru graduation, and Willis Santee '20,
'thru sickness. Four 'Varsity debaters remain, however, to form the nucleus for a victori-
ous team next year, namely: Arthur Gillespie '19, Gerard Mest '19, Herbert Brown '20
and Jacob Tallman '20.
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Adelphian Debating Societg
J. O. TALLMAN President
WILLIAM HAGER Vice-President
ANNA APGAR Secretary
ELBRIDGE WALKER Treasurer
DOMINICK P. ISABELLA M oniior
HERBERT BROWN, F. S. BUTTERVVECK, LAURA FOREMAN,
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The Adelphians, the first debating society organized in the history of A. H. S., have
rounded out the second year of their history with flying colors. The constitution of the
Society was signed and adopted on March 12, 1917.
Literary activities were non-existent at A. H. S. when the Adelphians founded their
society and credit for their renaissance belongs to the Adelphians. Their loyalty and
progressive spirit has characterized the Adelphians from the start. The fraternity of its
members is the outstanding fact of its history. The high standard that is demanded
limits the membership to only the very best in the school.
The Adelphians lost the debate with the Oracle last year, but did not lose their
nerve. They came back this year by placing four Adelphians on the inter-scholastic
debating team, or as many as all other societies put together. A mock trial was presented
to the school in September with great success. The first annual Adelphian banquet was
held on February 1, at the Guthsville Hotel. A chicken and waffle dinner followed by
speeches, dancing and games were the order of the evening.
The Adelphians held meetings regularly every week from November to April,
rendering a program at each meeting. The membership has been doubld since the
society's organization, having a total membership at present of forty-three. In every
way the Adelphian Society is one of the best organized and promising organizations in
the High School. The following are its members:
Misses Anna Apgar, Florence Cary, Ruth George, Gladys Hersh, Mary Kengel,
Alice Knecht, Marion Kresge, Laura Foreman, Nina Nagle, Ruth Raker, Maude Snyder,
and Messrs. John Abbott, Charles Bauer, Herbert Brown, Ned Bohlen, F. S. Butterweck,
Walter Devine, Edward Darms, David Dickey, Charles Good, William Hager, Ellwood
Helfrich, William Hillegass, Edwin Huff, Elmer Huhn, Dominick Isabella, Richard
Kammel, Edgar Newhard, Edgar A. Poe, Paul Paine, Elzert Persons, Winton Rein-
smith, jacob Swartz, Walter Romig, Elmer Shaffer, john Shaffer, Carl Sipple, Jacob
Tallman, Elbridge Walker, Warren Wenner, William Wetherhold. The faculty mem-
bers are Miss Florence Cobaugh, Critic, and Mr. R. P. Holben, Honorary President.
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The Oracle De-hating Societg
The Oracle Debating Society was organized on March 30, 1917, by the class of 719,
then Sophomores. The main reason for this organization was a challenge to a public
debate from the Freshmen who had formed a similar society some time before.
As soon as the society was organized, the challenge was accepted. The Oracles
chose the subject which was "Resolved, that the Moving Picture Theatre forms a desir-
able place of amusement? The Freshmen chose the affrmative side to argue on, so the
Oracles began work on the negative.
There was now active competition for the debating team. The society had weekly
meetings which were made very interesting by general debating and impromptu speak-
ing. Finally a debating team of two speakers and an alternate was chosen with the as-
sistance of Prof. Norgang, who was the faculty advisor of the Society.
After several weeks of silent preparation the debate was held on May 15. Although
the Freshmen defended their side with great ability and thought, the Oracles won by a
unanimous vote of the judges. Debating had, by this time, become quite interesting to
the members of the society. The weekly meetings were continued with great success until
the end of the term. At the last meeting a vote was taken to admit all classes to member-
ship. This was passed, now making the Society a school organization.
With the opening of school in September, the Oracles again began their meetings,
but, owing to the organization of a literary society, the meetings were held every two
weeks. Debating in various forms was practiced.
At the beginning of December, an Inter-scholastic Debating League was formed be-
tween Bethlehem, Easton, and Allentown High Schools. This gave the Oracles a chance
to get some of their members on the school debating team. Hard study was taken up by
several of the members, and, just before Christmas, when the trials were held, three
Oracle members made the teamg two as speakers, and one alternate.
The interscholastic debate was not held until April 15, and it was a great strain on
the debaters. It was due to this fact that there was no inter-society debate this year.
i The active part of the work was now over, and the society discontinued its meetings
early on account of the number of other activities and increasing lack of interest. It is
hoped, however, that the Oracle Debating Society will thrive next year with greater zeal
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A new phase of school life in the High School during the past year was the Library.
The Junior and Senior Classes distinctly remember how difficult it was to get access to
the few reference books in the old High School. They looked forward with keen interest
to the time when the commodious and delightful room in the new building should be open
to the student body. During the first year, for some reason or other, the students could
only look into the room through the glass doors and see the beginnings of an apparently
excellent reference library nicely arranged in glass cases. However, th old saying "all
things come to him who waits" came true in the summer of 1917, when the Board of
Education assigned the care of the library to Mr. Harting in addition to his duties of
The advantages to the students have been three-fold up to the present. First and
foremost, it is a reference library. It contains some of the latest and best encyclopedias
in the market today. It is fairly well equipped with reference books for the department
of English, It is poorly equipped with books in reference to history, economics, science
and the practical arts. Secondly, it is a reading room in which quite a number of maga-
zines and periodicals are kept to keep the student body posted on the problems of the day
and the prospects of the future. Thirdly, it is a place of refuge for those who are
temporarily without a habitation through the absence of a teacher caused by sickness or
other vicissitudes which must needs be frequent in a large body of men and women.
Heretofore, when a teacher was absent with no one to look after his or her divisions, the
pupils were apt to stray about the building in accordance with their own sweet will and
would naturally get into mischief and be a nuisance to those who were at work. Finally,
this is an age of books. No High School of any pretentions whatsoever could afford to
be without a good reference library containing books that would otherwise be beyond the
reach of the masses. The safety of the Republic depends largely on the intelligence of
the citizens. The public library is only second in importance to the public school in at-
taining that end. Therefore money invested in choice books for the use of the boys and
girls of this and later days will be one of the best possible uses of public money.
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The Double Circle Fraternitg
A permanent senior organization founded to uphold loyalty to school activities not
merely in name alone, but by active participation in the same. It was founded October
16, 1917, an outgrowth of the once active Knut Club. The membership includes the
presidents of the Booster Club, Classical Club, Literary Society, and of the Senior Class,
A resume of the season's activities would occupy too much space here. Suffice it to
say, however, that the monthly assemblies were well attended and full of action, and,
although the severe ordeals inflicted on several of the members almost ended in disaster,
putting some on the sick list for several days, nevertheless, the whole would still tend to
elevate and perpetuate the ideal motives of the Class of '18,
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The l Tappet Keg llraternitg
ARTHUR MICKLEY CHAS. ROTHENBERGER NORTON REICHENBACH
ALFRED SNYDER LATHROP RAIXTSAY CLARENCE RITTER
An organization formed for the purpose of arousing a little school spirit
and activity at old A. H. S. ln short, a miniature Booster Club, which,
upon the advent of the official Boosters, gave up its heavy duties, and
devoted itself to stuff of lighter vein, or in plain words, to having a.
good time. Glance over the personnel, and you will see why they suc-
ceeded in the latter better than in the former. They are Mick, Cholly,
Nort, Al, Lape, Bud and "The Count."
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Organized .lIf1yJ5, 1917
A friendly group formcd to ucconlplisll results for the Clluss of 1918
and the Allentown High School,-politicully and sociallyg to promote
good-fellowslnp :md school-spiritg and to enlarge the fume of our Alma
Mater. What has heen done by this council of leaders needs no ox-
ploitution. Results arc what count.
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The U ' D ' S ' Sororitg
Nmrz Bowiaiz XVEIDER HORN HAAS RINCK
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It was said that "W hen the girls manufactured a sorority, the secret was no secret
within about seventeen hours after the first ofticers of the U. D. S. were elected." The
U. D. S. was in existence almost two months before anyone save the members knew of
its existence. You must admit that we can keep a secret. What does U. D. S. really
stand for? That is a secret that is a secret.
The Sorority was founded by Elizabeth Wieder, Margaret Rinck and Ruth Peters,
On October 2, 1917, six girls were initiated by the founders, and given the oath of the
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or fanization. Later, one more was admitted, which made a total of ten mem ers
Sororitv holds its meetings at the homes of the different members on the first Tuesday of
Our purpose is to further sc oo splr
almost every class and school activity that took place during the past year.
l D S '18 will initiate three Girls of the Class of 1919 They
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may choose seven more to form the U. D.S. of 1919. ln this way, the Sorority will be
handed from class to class, and so become a regular organization of A. H. S.
By this time, the U. D. S. '19 will have been organized. The members of 1918
Sorority wish to welcome them. VV e hope they will be faithful members, accomplishing
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The Dramatic Societg '
ln june, 1916, a festival was held in honor of the three ,hundredth anniversary of
the birth of Shakespeare, at which scenes 'from "Romeo and Juliet," "A Midsummer
N xght's Dream," "Taming of the Shrew," "Merchant of Venice" and 'tAnthony and
l'leOpatra" were given.
As a result of this, the Dramatic Society of the Allentown High School was formed.
Among the productions have been: -
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NIYRTLE KLINE '18 President
BERNAOINE F. BRADY '10 ' Serretary
WII.LIAM E. WEILLS, Faculty Advisor and Coach
1918-Aileen Shiffert, Kathryn Ziegenfus, Luther Lindenmuth, Leslie Guinther,
Clarence C. Ritter, Norman Sanders, Russel Stine, Herman Weber, Clifford Trexler.
1019-Florence Beary, Bessie Bortz, Dorothea Callahan, Alma Fenstermacher,
Dorothea Flexer, Marjorie Groves, Venedi Heinbach, Miriam Henninger, Arline Koons,
Caralyn Mack, Esther N. Neff, Elizabeth M. Reese, Henrietta Shane, Mary Spence,
1919-John Ferry, Luther Ginkinger, Gerard Mest, Maynard Northup, Harold
Ruch, Walter Shray, George Seitz, Robert Sewell, Donald Voorhees.
1920-Charles Davis, Earl Flohr.
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THE DRAMATIC SOCIETY OF THE ALLENTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
PRESENTS A. E. W. MASON'S COMEDY
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WILLIAM E. WEILLS
IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
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Music-Vulse Lcnto-from Sylvia.-Dclihcs.
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Two seasons have passed since the organization of our Chorus and Orchestra, and
considering the time "at which we have been at this business," splendid results have
been attained, in fact I dare say better results have already been achieved than at many
other High Schools of which I have knowledge, where there have existed these same or-
ganizations for several years. During our short career, there appeared with us at con-
certs the followihg artists: Miss Olive Kline, sopranog Miss Mary M. Barrett, sopranog
Marie Stone Langston, contraltog and Mr. Reinald Werrenrath, baritone. Not only did
the newspapers of our city speak well of these organizations, classifying them among-the
best in the citv, but the soloists always without being asked, lavishly praised their efforts.
One of the pleasant things to me is the fact that we have eight young ladies in our
Orchestra-a custom that is discouraged at some co-educational institutions.
One of the things which I regret is the attitude of so many of the boys twith good
tenor and bass voicesj toward the Chorus and toward singing in general. I am sorry
to say that the male section of our Chorus 1 although goodj is not representative of the
best in the school. I say this with all due respect to the boys that are faithful and "have
done their bit" to put the Chorus on a high plane. Such boys as refuse to sing in the
Chorus, without a. legitimate reason are not only lowering the standard of the school but
more than that, they are injuring their own individual interests, and mark this state-
ment, the time will come some day when they will regret that they did not embrace this
opportunity of improving themselves mentally and physically, for without going into
any arguments about it, vocal music has proven itself to be the means of producing a
more pleasing speaking voice and a larger compass, and who dare say that they do not
wish to possess these qualities, even for ordinary every-day life.
When the United States entered this terrible world war and our boys went to the
different Officers' Training Camps, a large percentage failed to receive thir commis-
sions, simply because their voices were not sufficiently developed to give "the commands"
satisfactorily, the government at once sent Song Leaders to these Camps and singing be-
came a regular part of their daily work with the result that it reduced the percentage of
failures to a minimum. Q
But as mentioned previously I feel proud of the results attained and hope that each
year will be an improvement on the past.
To the Seniors who leave us this year let me say: Don't forget us, encourage us by
your presence at our future concerts, for through these organizations many a boy and
girl will get their start musically which in some cases will bloom into artistic careers, we
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The Girls' Octette
First Soprano Second Soprano
Fr.oRENcE REESE '19 Dorzoruv HAAS '18
VIRGINIA BLACK '20 FRANCES DIEHI. '18
First Alto Second Alto
ALMA FENSTERMACHER '19 HENRIETTA SHANE '19
ESTHER NEFF '19 ELIZABETH HAGENBUCH '18
MIRIAM HENNINGER '19 ,,,,,, ..,.,. 1 lccompanist
The High School Octette was organized in 1917, and had a verv successful year It
is well known throughout the city, having appeared at affairs heldihy thehliotarv Clluh
T. P. A., Strollers' Club, and the Masons. The Girls' Octette was the Hrst of its kind
in A. H. S. until quite recently a boys, octette tried to rival it. This, however, was a hard
thing to do We feel certain that with the large amount of talent left in the school, thc
three vacancies made by the Seniors, Dorothv Haas, Frances Diehl and Flizabeth H1
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enhuch, can be filled without any trouble, and the Girls' Octette will continue its fame
thru the years to come. Here's wishing it success.
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The Patriotic League
The Patriotic League is an organization for girls, promoted by the Junior War
Work Council of the Y. W. C. A., and the members sign the following pledge:
"I pledge to express my patriotism-
'tBy doing better than ever before whatever work I have to dog
"By rendering whatever special service I can to my community and country,
"By living up to the highest standards of character and honor and helping others
to do the same."
The High School Section, one of the first in the city, was 'organized under the lead-
ership of Miss Mary F. Mosser last September. The officers elected for the term were
Anna Bowen '18, President, and Miriam Wertman '18, Secretary and Treasurer. At
this time the girls decided to make the special service of the Section, Red Cross Knitting.
During the winter we also made trench candles and scrap books for the soldiers and col-
lected a small amount for the Baby Fund.
Once a month all the sections meet together. Of course, the most important and
best QP, League night was Monday, April 8, when the High School Section took entire
charge of the programme. A play, "Ye Village Schule of Long Ago" was the chief at-
traction. Mrs. Boyd, the wife of one of the officers at Camp Crane, coached the girls.
In view of the fact that most of the girls had not participated in a play before, they did
Some of the musical members of the League prepared a Kitchen Symphony under
the direction of Miss Irene Walbert. Up to this time we had not realized how much
harmony lay dormant in our household utensils. The A. H. S. Girls' Octette, the Hoola.
Jazz Band, and Mr. Stewart Fox from Camp Crane, who recited, completed the pro-
gramme. A dance in the gymnasium followed.
The Section has adopted a constitution and elected officers for the next term. Dur-
ing the summer months the girls will meet at the Y. W. C. A. rooms on Hamilton Street
above Ninth. They have also planned for hikes and picnics during vacation.
Surely, every girl at High recognizes that she must help win the war. Thru the
Patriotic Leagueyou can work for Uncle Sam and the boys in whatever way you prefer,
and as the High School is given credit for the work done you will be boosting the school
too. We wish all the girls in '19, '20, and '21 would join the Patriotic League and
work to 'tcan the Kaiser." We can do it, we will do it, but how soon depends on you.
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The CANARY and BLUE
The Athletic Association as
RICHARD L. SCHMOYER President
Different ages have stressed different phases of education. In our own day and
nation tremendous changes in school curricula have taken place. When the Class of
1018 entered first grade no one dreamt that by its graduation day physical training would
be one of the requirements for crossing the goal line. Yet such is the case. Nor is that
all. School Boards begin to erect and equip gymnasiums and athletic fields for in-door
and open-air contests and games of various kinds.
Allentown was one of the pioneer cities in tearing down the high board fences-
jail walls in miniature-which hemmed in the school buildings in earlier days, and open-
ing up the school grounds to the children of the city twelve months in the year. Notwith-
standing the fact that hundreds of ,children visit the playgrounds daily during the sum-
mer months, the lawn part at many of the buildings would be a credit to a professional
landscape gardener. Thus the children of the city have conclusively proved that organ-
ized games and vandalism are not necessarily concomitant.
Few, if any, ages or nations have been more intellectual than Greece in the days of
Pericles. Is it not a peculiar coincidence that so near an approach to physical perfec-
tion and intellectual preeminence should be found in the state which had for a long time
given more attention to physical training and athletic contests than any other country?
In connection with Greece a few of the requirements of the contestants in the games
of those days ought to be mentioned. A participant in the Olympic Games had to be of
pure Hellenic descent and without reproach in civil life and conduct. He had to undergo
ten months' continuous training in the gymnasium. On the day of the games the con-
testants, with hands on the bleeding victims offered in sacrifice, took an oath that they
have complied with the requirements and that they will play the game without guile.
Then, with a foot on the line, they waited for anyone to challenge their descent or char-
acter. The victor was presented with a crown of olive leaves and a palm for the hand.
Of course nothing was too good for him in the estimation of his fellow citizens and high
honors, rich gifts, and everlasting renown followed in the wake of victory.
In the High School the "A" takes the place of the palm and the crown of olives.
It is a fixed principle of the managers of athletics that none of the contestants take un-
fair advantage of their opponents, preferring an honorable defeat to a dishonorable vic-
tory. They realize full well that such a course spells defeat now and then in contests
with less scrupulous managements but there can be no satisfaction that lasts in victories
that are only apparent.
The two teams that won more games than their opponents were the Girls Basketball
and the baseball team. The future prospects of some of the other teams appear in
radiant hues to their respective managers. They are on the trail of excellent material
in the fore and background.
One of the distinctive features of present day education is preparation for service.
There is considerable difference of opinion among educators in reference to the courses
of study which best subserve that purpose. But there can be no doubt that a strong body
and good health are essential to render the best services to one's country or fellowmen.
If athletics do not attain that goal, it is the fault of the management and not of athletics.
That they do will not be denied by those who observe the results of continuous training
for a few months. To such observers there is no doubt that Athletics can rightfully
claim a fair proportion of a pupilis school life.
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The Track Team
J. S. CONNELLY Captain
PROF. J. W. FRITSCH Faculty Manager
VVILLIAIM SCHAFFER '19 Student Manager
RAYMOND SCHAEFER '11 Coach
W. HEBERLING '18
C. LINDSTRUM '18
R. BEST '18
J. S. CONNELLY '18
W. REINSMITH '20
W. SCHAFEER '19
H. ETTINGER '19
J. STERNER '19
E. PAINTER '19
TXTEYERS '20 HAGER '20
R. ScHArz '21 KNITTLE '20
C. M. SCHOLL '20
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This was the most promising year since 1915. Material from all classes and lt
was a hard matter to select the "service team."
As to numbers the juniors were strongest and with the majority of the material left
a better year than even 1915 is assured for next year. '
Our main and only deiiciency was in the high and low hurdles. Only one real
person stuck for the regular season. There was other promising material for these
events that never reported for practice.
The relay team showed promise when they came within.1 3-5 seconds of the high
school 1-mile Relay record, at the Penn Relays, regardless of the fact that they only
placed fourth. With only Connelly leaving and with J. Starner and E. Painter and
others to fill his place a 'trecord" relay team should be produced next year.
One weak point in the team was the lack of continual "team work," though each
man must do his own work there dare be no ill feeling or inner-competition. Any team
must fully harmonize to be a real true success.
A new meet in history of A. H. S. track was with Perkiomen School. Though the
team did not expect more than 10 points they managed to acquire 30 to their opponents'
Frequent bad weather delayed the team somewhat but they "came round into
form" and made a successful year of it.
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R. J. SCHMOYER
J. S. CONNELLY
KENNETH PHIFER '19 Center
HARRY EISENHARD '19 Left Guard
CLARENCE STAHLER '18 Right Guard
EDWIN SCHAEEER '19 Right Guard
PAUL WESTON '20 Left Tackle
RAYMOND SNYDER '18 Right Tackle
JAMES O'KE1-:EE '20 Left End
HARRY KNALYSS '18 Right End
JOHN SAADI '18 Quarterback
JOE1. LIGHT '19 Left Halfback
ROBERT SEWVELL '19 Right H alfback
HOWARD GIFT '19 Right H alfback
RUssEL MOYER '18 Full Back
HCTLIER DICKERT '18 ROBERT STAU1-'EER '19
HERMAN KLING '19 EDWARD BOHLEN '20
Though not the most successful season for A. H. S. the football team under the
leadership of Raymond Snyder made a fair showing.
Spirit was lacking both in the team and student body and as a result the team did
not accomplish what they surely would have done otherwise. Usually the team was
"scared" by the mere name of the school and it was really the name that defeated the team
and not the opposing team.
Our first game was at Norristown, where we lost, 14-0.
The next Saturday Easton paid us a visit and took home our present in the form of
a 24-0 victory.
Following this we took revenge on Pottsville and won by the score of 9-0. This was
the cleanest and non-arguing game of the season.
On Booster Day Moravian Parochial was substituted for Lafayette Freshmen. Re-
sult was a 6-0 victory for A. H. S.
The next game at Lebanon was a victory for Lebanon, 27-6, but a victory "without
honor," for they had acquired our signals and knew our every play.
In our next game the Muhlenberg Sophs attempted to continue the plan of the
Alumni, but failed. 'I' he game ended in a 16-0 victory for A. H. S.
The iinal game at Wilkes-Barre on Thanksgiving Day proved a poor one for A. H.
S. Though W.-B. went into the game with the game lost, in spirit, they managed to pull
ahead and nose out a 19-7 victory.
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The Girls' Basketball
AGNES LICFADDEN '18 Forward
CAROLINE MACK '19 Forward
EMILY CURLEY ,19 Center
ELIZABETH XNAGNER 118 Side-C enter
KATHRYN HARKINS '18 Guard
DOROTHY SCHELLY '18 Guard
DOROTHEA FLEXER '19 Guard
RUTH JORDAN '21 Forward
The girls have had a very successful basketball season and have done as well as
could be expected since this is but the second year that there has been a girls, team.
Games played, 13g Won, 93 Lost, 4, Tied, 0.
Ian. 19 .,.... A. H. S.,
16, Lansdale High, 8
Nov. 10 .... A.H. ., g Coplay, 3 Ian. 26 ...... A.H.S.,14g Northampton High, 10
Dec. 8 .,.... A. H. S., 185 Moravian Prep., 32 Feb. 8 ........ A. H. S., S3 Bethlehem High, 12
Dec. 14 ..... A. H. S., 21 3 Bethlehem High, 7. Feb. 9 ...... A. H. S., 13, Catasauqua High, 5
Dec. 15 ..... A. H. S., 193 Northampton High, 9 March 2..A. H. S., 285 Lansdale High, 10
Dec. 21 ...... A .H. S., 17, Catasauqua High, 12 March 9..A. H. S., 93 Easton High, 19
Jan. 5 ........ A. H. S., 55 Easton High, 43 March Z8..A. H. S., 435 Freshman A. H. S., 4
we lose four of the team and it will be hard to find someone to take the
place of Miss McFadden, who has been the star for two years. Miss Mack has been
improving so fast that we may hope for great things from her next year. We are glad
that Miss Curley remains at center, although she has no side partner, since Miss
Wagner is leaving. Although we lose both guards, Miss Flexer will be a iine guard
for she is both tall and quick and has already shown what she can do and with the
material from the under classes the remaining positions will be filled. The team last
year and the team this year have been successes and we hope that next year the team
will do even better. It can only be done by team
both teams, as no player tried for individual glory,
-not enter into the team next year.
-work which has been so marked in
and we hope that such a spirit will
Feb. 5 ............ ...Seniors ........ 28 Juniors ........ 18 Feb. 26 ................ Juniors ...... 16 ..., Freshmen ,.,.l4
Feb. 7 ................ Sophomores 11 Freshmen ,.l6 F eb, 28 ,,,.,,.,,,,,.,,, Seniors ,,,,,,., 29 ,,,, Sophomores 4
Feb. 12 ................ Seniors ........ 24 Sophomores 4 March 5 ,,,,,,,,..,, Seniors ,,,,.,,, 23 lll, Juniors -..,-,-, 4
Feb. 14 ............,... Juniors ........ 25 .... Freshmen .... 7 March 7 ............ Sophomores 7 .... Freshmen .... 16
Feb. 19 ................ Seniors .,...... 22 ..,. Freshmen .,,. 11 March 12 .......... Juniors ........ 15 .... Sophomores 5
Feb. 21 ............,... juniors ..,... 26 .... Sophomores 4 March 14 .......... Seniors ........ 11 .... Freshmen .... 9
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What makes up a good magazine? Certainly only through the pursuance of an
equal and thorough development of each department can a standard of high excellency
be attained. It is generally conceded that the wit section receives first attention, but
what then comes next? We recognize the fact that a staff may adopt one department or
other for special consideration, and probably neglect a department that another paper
considers important. But success depends not upon this. It depends upon the fresh,
snappy, interesting write-up which carries home a point. This is the reason why our
paper ranks so high, basing from criticisms. A staff has many ways of ascertaining
its success. Two may be employed successfully--the attitude of th'e student-body
represented bv the paper-the criticisms of friendly magazines. These are the fore-
casters of good work. There are times when quite a number of magazines comment
upon one magazine. Tracing these criticisms is tremendous pleasure, and you may
rest assured that on reading that paper you will find first class work. lVe have received
many helpful criticisms. Thru these and our observations of other magazines valuable
benefits were derived, the greater number of which it was impossible to pursue to their
full course this year. These, coupled with some excellent original plans, will be thor-
oughly exploited by the new staff, and then the CANARY AND BLUE will have earned
a place among the stars. L
During this year we have experienced most pleasant relations with other high
schools, and we pass their names down so these relations may not be severed. We con-
tend that the exchange department is the finest in any paper because of the pleasure in
it, the new ideas, and the fine inter-school spirit and feeling afforded. ,
We close our work with hearty and sincere wishes for the success of all school
publications, but most abundantly for our CANARY AND BLUE.
Following are some of the comments we have received this year:
C. R B. :-Your exchanges are cleverly written, and your stories are excellent, but we do not care for
your method of continuing your articles on another page, fNovemberJ.-H. S. Argus, Tech. H. S.,
Harrisburg. Pa. CMarch.J
F. 8: B.:-A grand publication, one to be proud of, The Literary Department is especially good.
The story in your November issue called "Over the Goal Posts," is very well written and the writer
deserves credit. CNovember.J-Blue and White, P, H. S., Pottstown, Pa. Uanuaryj
F. K B. :-We find it a great pleasure to read your magazine because each department contains some-
thing of interest. lVe gratefully receive your numbers. flfebruaryl.-The Mirror, Palmerton, Pa.
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C. St B.:-Another new and fine exchange. Your editorial, "Confessions of a Basketball Player,"
ought to bring results. CFebruary.J-Orange and Black, Jersey Shore, Pa. fMarch.b
C. tk B. :-The cover design on your December issue was exceptionally good, The stories were cleverly
written, especially "A Thanksgiving Dilemma." You're welcome. CDecember.JfThr Pennant,
Elkhart, Ind. Uanuaryj
C. Sz B. :-We are glad to see you. You have an excellent paper. We especially enjoyed "Saving
Miss Abigail," by Miss Elsie Singmaster, one of your Alumni. CIanuary.j-The Strznipcrlf, Havre,
C. Sz B. :-A clever cover and good cuts add greatly to your paper but your athletic editor refuses to
give other teams credit for their victories but must resort to excuses for your defeats. CFebruary.j
--Ye M. P. S,. Moravian Prep. School, Bethlehem, Pa. fFebruary.J
C. K B. :-We are always glad to receive new exchanges, but especially so when they are well organ-
ized and have as many interesting articles and stories as your magazine. fNovember.J--Cumtux,
Alexandria, Pa. CMarch.J
C. Sz B.:-You, give us a line writeup on the football game. CNovt-mber.5-Crimson and White,
Pottsville, Pa. QFebruary.J
C. Sz B. :-Well gotten up. Your cover space could be used advantageously for your advertising in-
stead of intermixing advertising with reading matter. You rank among our best. CFebruary,7--The
Chronicle, N. Y. Evening, H. S. for Men, New York. fApril.J
C. Sz B.:-The stories in your November issue are very good, but they would be more appropriate if
one or more were a football story. It is better to not have things continued. Your cover is very
appropriate for a football issue. Your editorials are all appropriate and rousing. Certainly you
should have more support and interest in athletics. All your athletic items are very fine, especially
the one on "The Value of Athletic Compensation." The two cartoons are very clever. It would be
better to have your Class Notes and Society Notes in separate departments. The Alumni is es-
pecially well written. Your Exchange Department would be better if you would comment on your
exchanges. Have a few more jokes. We are glad you give a little space and time to dramatics.
CNovember.D-The Gold and Blue, Salt Lake City, Utah. CMarch.5
C. Sz B. :-We consider the Canary Sz Blue of Allentown an extremely line journal. The athletics
are very well written. We enjoyed the stories, especially one written by a well known literary celebrity
and Alumni of your school. Uanua.ry.j--LaPerle, Northampton, Pa. CFebruary.j
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2 CLASS PRQPHECY I s
Upon a warm, sultry afternoon late last July I lay, almost helpless, upon the snow-white
bed of Private Ward 83, at the Princess Eugene Hospital, New York. The last I remembered
was a shady recollection of some past existence where the events were far from over-pleasant.
Confinement had always been unpleasant for me, but here I was, with a broken leg that would
take another three weeks to mend. Even at that, I smiled cheerfully to the attending nurse as she
entered and went about her duties. Yes, 1 confess, she was-er---sort of, well, pretty, don't you
know. "I feel thirsty," I said, "can I have a drink ?" "1'll go and see," she replied.
As she left the room a sort of haze clouded my vision. It was as if a heavy mist was slowly
enveloping me. But presently the nurse returned and stated that I could have some cold grape-
juice in a little while. As she was about to leave the room again, I called to her and she returned.
"Will you please find a telephone number for me ?" I inquired. "I want to speak to C. K. llulwer,
on Frankel Street." Smilingly she reached for the directory and searched it awhile in silence. Then,
-"Dr. C. K. Bulwer, Electro-physician, 11030 Frankel Street, West." "That's it," I cried. "What
is'the number, please?" "Good, One-Nine-One-Eight." The mist seemed to approach, not
stealthily any longer, but in openface leaps and bounds. "Thank you," 1 said as I groped for the
phone on the side table. "Remember," she warned, "Dr. Scott says re--'I But I did not hear her.
Drat Dr. Scott anyhow!
Still the mist approached. It was almost upon me when a sweet voice came over the wire,
"Number please." "Good, One-Nine-One- Eight." A pause followed, during which I heard her
repeated rings. And still the mist approached. It was a crouching monster, ready to envelop me
at my slightest sign of weakness. UNO one answers," replied exchange. Panic seized me. "Won't
you please try again?" I pleaded. "What was the number, please?" In my agitation I revealed
the key to my thoughts as I hastily replied, "Good Old Nineteen, Eighteen."
A flash of lightning pierced the mist and was gone. At the same time a reassuring voice
said, 'LI am the Spirit of Nineteen Eighteen. Command and I obey!"
My thoughts were first of the Arabian Nights and Alladin's Wonderful Lamp, but then
they returned to dear old High. In a twinkling my unknown friend said, "The High School
Building that you were so proud of-that grand new building-is no more, for it now serves only
as the office, reception and dining-hall of the present gigantic new Allentown High School."
"But what of the Class of 'l8," I cried,
"VVilliam Heberling, the president of your famous class, after returning from Europe in
'22, took up Y. M. C. A. work and is now in Panama, running the largest gymnasium in that
state. He is well on the way of being the most influential man in the province. Then. there's
the vice-president, Elizabeth Hagenbuch, whose "Lieut" returned a full-fledged colonel. She has
abandoned domestic science for the pursuit of the truer scince, that of home-making."
By this time I had reconciled myself to the fact that, as the thought of each classmate was
answered the correct whereabouts of every member was plainly disclosed.
E. FRED IMCCREADY, our esteemed Editor-in-chief, after completing a course at a famous
banquet, finally resolved to travel. He is at present managing the "Make Ready Fuel and Lumber
Company in Michigan. The firm is making millions extracting gasoline from wooden toothpicks.
It took EDWARD QUIER ten years to know he had real musical talent. But now the famous
Quicr's Choir of a prominent New York Church is a great Sunday attraction in that place.
HARRY OSWALD, the class giant, is holding a lucrative position in a downtown department
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At the present time the Agony Quartette, consisting of ALFRED SNYDER, CLARENCE RITTER
and ARTHUR UEBERROTH, is touring the big-time vaudeville houses. They "get by" because everyone
is looking for the fourth member of their quartette UD.
LLOYD EMER1-, MICHAEL GALLAGHER, JOHN MCFADDEN and SAMUEL Rorn have founded
the Society for the Subjugation of Sassy Supervisors, an anti-teachers' league of some iniiuence.
LOUIS FREEMAN devised a safe and sane method of prune mashing and has retired from the
business world to perfect his invention.
HAROLD SCHAFFER has acquired so much skill in financial matters that he has but recently
been elected president of the Sand Bank.
When the Carousal Organ Company saw ARTHUR lVlICKI.EY "in action" in the Hula Jazz
Band, they immediately hired him at a fabulous salary to perfect the working of the traps in
their newest "Nightmare Organ."
CARLETON SCHLESMAN, with his usual inventive genius. has devised an electric car which
only leaves you off when you drop your nickel. Needless to say. the device is useless, as too many
people get aboard and ride all day for tive cents.
CHARLES ROTHENBERGER has settled down with his Claire and together they run the largest
pool and billiard parlor in the town of Fullerton.
PAUL SMITH and ROGER DIETRICK, two commercial boys, have formed a partnership for the
manufacture of pretzels which they advertise as the 'LStalest Pretzel in Lehigh County." They do
a wonderful business, but CLARENCE STAHLER, their competitor, has stolen a march on them by
advertising his product by the slogan, "Eat Stahler Pretzels."
Has NORTON REICHENBACH remained a bachelor? No, indeed! He has at last found the
lady of his choice. All's well, thank you.
The firm of Hess Brothers, recognizing PAUL WHITE'S good taste in blending riotous colors
in socks and neckwear, have engaged him as head window decorator at a salary of 10,000 beans
PAUL RETCHARD has entered the Civil Service. Accompanied by EVERITT GOOD, he makes a
regular tour of inspection of all R. F. D. post-offices.
ALFRED HETTINGER has become a second Heifetz. His violin performances are unsurpassed
on any chautauqua platform.
Has PERRY KISTLER become a scientific farmer? Indeed not. That proved too slow for
him, so he abandoned it to become an engineer on the Black Beauty Express.
RALPH BEST has become an astronomer. He got "that way" by following up the "movie
GEORGE FRANKEN1-'TELD contrived a self-sharpening lead-pencil. This proved his fortune,
He now manages a large department store.
HERBERT H01-'FORD is a dentist. His is the largest clientele in the city.
HAROLD KNAUSS, relinquishing the thought of becoming a great scientist. has developed his
argumentative powers and become a lawyer. Q
TIIJGHMAN LAMBERT, he of the pretty face and graceful figure. has become a living model
for Koch Brothers' suit department.
"You should see how HARRY KNAUSS handles a piano," someone said the other day. "But
I did not know he was musically inclined." HNeither did I." replied the wise one, "you sec, he
has become a freight and transfer man."
LATHROP RAMSAY has lately become a playwright. His latest Eighth Street triumph has been,
"Quo Vadis," or "Who Stole My Lip Stick P"
RUSSEL LIOYER is a dog fancier. He took up this work after taking care of the frankfurters
in his father's meat market.
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RALPH FINKLE is a coal dealer. He delivers the precious lumps of anthracite in cotton-lined
boxes after the correct manner of handling diamonds.
,loHN SAADI is a great success as a traveling salesman. His excellent football training serves
him in good stead in tackling many an irate businessman.
CARI, LINDSTROINI is a civil engineer. His specialty is building bridges to lead ponies over
very difficult passages. '
RALPH ALBRIGHT has but recently invented a light that burns without consuming any con-
siderable amount of fuel. He calls it the "All Bright Lamp."
LESLIE GUINTHER, he of the high ambitions. after watching his fountain pen at work, has
devised the most modern contrivance for sanitary clothes sprinkling extant.
RALPH STARNER'S story in last monthls "Nobody's Magazine" created considerable com-
ment in literary and financial circles. It was called, "How to Get Rich on Only Fifty Thousand
Dollars a Year." 4
TVILLIAM Bowan, LUTHER LINDENMUIH and CLIFFORD T REXLER have formed the tiftli
triumvirate. Together they produce the most helpful translations of Latin and Greek works ever
given the student.
PAUL LAROS is a renowned hortieulturalist. His latest developments in that line have put
Luther Burbank to shame.
CHARLES TXIOYER is a sculptor. His work received the hoohy prize at the Allentown Fair
.ACHILLES ALTHENN and PAUL TZIERY have consolidated their business and now own the
largest truck and bus service in Allentown.
Over one door in Allentown hangs the shingle. "DR, AIARY ANDREAS, Veterinary Surgeon:
Special Attention Given to Mules."
When a Senior in A. H. S. ANNA BOVVEN was leader of the Kitchen Symphony Orchestra:
but she has risen since then. She now directs the hat hands at Anewalts' hat store.
STELLA FISHER is now selling tires for the I. X. I.. Tire Fompany. '
FLORENCE FREEMAN is now head of a Bureau of Theatrical Information, in which capaciiy
she always did lead her friends and enemies.
ROVENE GRIM is playing 'baby vampire parts" for Famous Players. However, her latest
role is in a, different vein. She has been cast for the part of Xantippe in "The Trials of Socrates."
DOROTHY HAAS, well, Dorothy Haas is no more. No. she is not dead-just married. She
ancl Charlie recently formed an orange trust in Arizona.
FRANCES HORNE is still shining. Anywhere on Hamilton Street one can hear her cry. "Shim-l
Shine! Ten cents a shine!" She is gradually driving all her competitors out of business.
PEARI. MARSH and ------ are now joint proprietors of "The Sugar Bowl," tin addition
to the drug store.j
FRANCES NEITZ has just had a streak of luck. She has been appointed to the position which
Beatrice Fairfax twho obligingly diedb, formerly held on the "New York Journal." g
ALTA NICKUM has achieved fame and fortune with her aeroplane. She carried letters from
the Allentown girls to the Man in the Moon.
AMELIA OTTO does not have to write many letters anymore. You see, the war is overg so
Fritz has returned, and-you know the rest.
TUELBA READINGER still worships at the shrine of music, for it was thru music that she metl
ELIZABETH RITTER has become private secretary to a prominent naturalist, and is helping
him to write a book entitled "Why Cats Do Not Eat Hay."
SARAH SCHNECK is teaching school at New Tripoli.
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EDITH SERFASS and her friend, RUTH WENNER, always were fond of ponies and autos. They
did not know which they liked best, but they finally decided in favor of Fords, so they formed a
connection with Henry, and are now his agents in Allentown.
RUTH PETERS has become quite a prominent musical composer. She has just set to music a
poem which Harold wrote, entitled "When Mosquitoes Cease to Bite." Keep it up, folks, the
combination can't be beat.
HARRIET SWARTZ has opened an art studio in New York, where she is very successful. Her
friend, CHARLOTTE PETERS, is her business manager.
During our school days, ELIZABETH WIEDER was fond of being in the station at Bethlehem.
She has very recently been appointed matron there,' and it is remarked that the ticket agent often
leaves his window to conduct nervous travellers to the Ladies' Waiting Room.
HATTIE SENDEROWITZ was so fond of ice cream that when she graduated from A. H. S. she
started a plant for the manufacture of ices.
Of course, you all know what happened to KITTY KNAUSS. The Domestic Science course at
A. H. S. is certainly efficient. Ask -- if it is not.
JEAN WITTMAN is now assisting JAY WELLINGTON in directing amateur theatricals. She has
been so successful in this line of work that she intends starting a company of her own.
MILDRED HETMBACT-1 is now chief assistant to Lady Duff Gordon.
AGNES MCFADDEN has just been appointed gymnasium instructress of A. C. W.
AILEEN SCHIFFERT is a member of the A. H. S. faculty. She introduced a new branch into
the curriculum, namely, Slang. At first, she held the position alone, but the study became so popular
that she was forced to secure ELIZABETH WYAGNER as her assistant.
During her school days, BERTHA HOFFMAN was noted for bumping into married men on the
street. Some time ago, however, she collided with a single young man whom she actually liked better
than herself g so everything is lovely.
AZALEA MOYER now holds a position as instructress of English at Vassar College. "Go to it,
Azalia," remember that Wilson was once a college professor. Maybe some day you will be Presi-
. FRANCES OCHS, BIARGARET RINCK and RUTH SCHATZ are all "down South" teaching picka-
DOROTHY SCHELLI-:Y has become quite famous as a participant of out-door sports. Recently
she won the trophy in the International Tennis Tournament.
ELSIE TICE grew so much attached to libraries that she decided to work in one, and is now
head of one of the Free Libraries in New York.
CATHARINE VVELDER and the other "Heavenly T win" have created a Heaven on Earth for
ther own benefit and that of their friends,
JOYCE LARos and ISABEL SCHINDE1. established what is the most popular candy kitchen in
town. We wonder if the candy alone is to blame.
FRANCES DIEHL has become a famous Prima Donna. She has originated what she calls a
"Singing Match," and in these contests she always squeals the loudest.
BLANCHE HILL has overcome her timidity at last, much to the delight of W- P--, who
has made use of all opportunities. "Here's luck, Blanche."
NIIRIAM WERTMAN became so famous as a ready answer to all questions, that she has estab-
lished herself as an Information Bureau. When not on duty she has a remodeled buffet to take the
place of the 'Lbureauf'
Then we come to our stenographers, ANNA BLUM, EDNA HEII.MAN, HANNAH HERBIAN,
OLIVIA RAHN and ISABEL NAGLE. Isabel, however, did not relish being independent and now she
and her "meal ticket" are nightly guests at Fried and Pohl's "Twentieth Century Terrace of
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VICTORIA BUTT!-IRY did not remain in the Civil Service very long. She now teaches English
History in Lilliput. ESTELLE EGGE gives "First Aid" to pupils as they leave Miss Buttery's classes.
INIARGARET CANNON and ALICE MCGUIRE recently produced an operetta, "The Irish We Have
Always With Us." The prima donna with an assumed Italian name, who starred in this production,
was none other than MARGARET SIEGERIED.
RUTH DEVINE and HELEN CONRAD run a special trolley to the renowned beauty parlor of
FLORENCE MENGEL and ELSIE STECKEL. ALVERTA SHERER was a partner in this business until
someone told her housekeeping was more interesting.
KATI-IARINE HARKINS is now captain of the "Languid Ladies" Baseball Team, which recently
won the World's Championship on the A. H. S. Athletic Field.
HELEN HORLDT is an authority on Commercial Law and represented the deposed Czar of
Russia in his suit against the City t?J of Schnecksville for the recovery of his crown-prints tprince.D
IDA SAUBER represented the G. W. Zimmerman Typewriter Co. in their last speed contest
and won by writing 3,000 word per minute.
MAY ROMBERGER gave excellent service as private secretary to a number of college presidents,
and now bears the title, "Official Mother to Lonely Bucknell Boys." We are sure she will be
RUTH KLEPPINGER is demonstrating her latest labor-saving device. a combination of stenotype,
adding machine, typewriter and talking machine. The affair is error-proof.
IRENE LI-IH was declared the most beautiful penman for woman! in the United States
at the last meeting of the Guthsville Hod Carrier's Union.
NIARGUERITE LIESSA is giving advice and sympathy to the lovelorn in the "Allentown Demo-
crat." Needless to say, most of her correspondents are those whose hearts she has already broken.
IDA IWOVSOVICH has been hired by Ashley, the Florist, to sit among the roses and encourage
them to look more like her cheeks.
ELIXLY RAMSAY married an artist so that she could hold his easel.
REBA RICE and LIADALINE SMITH are living quietly at Northampton, playing "better half"
to their men. Madaline gives due regard to the time when she was separated from "Henny." by
singing her poodle to sleep with "It's Hard to Kiss Your Sweetheart When the Last Kiss Means
"General" ALICE SMITH is using her vocal ability as press agent for "Theda Bara's" only
rival, RUTH SOMMERS. Her latest production entitled "Making Males Mad," is a scream. Go see it.
h'lARY WOLFE'S career as a stenographer was so short as to make it almost of no consequence.
But then-M. H. is much happier.
MYRTLE KLINE is one of' the most popular of amateur actresses in the country. She but
recently appeared in NORMAN SANDER'S opera "Motorman and Conductor," lCar men.J MARGARET
Yom: played second lead and sang so well she rivals Mme. Geraldine Farrar.
JOHN CONNELLY achieved so much fame as an orator that he took up the ministry. He is
known as the only Ph.D. with a legible handwriting. l
EARL IWICKLEY, recognizing the great value of his mental powers. especially in the classroom.
has established an institution for the manufacture and sale of "Mickley's Memory Mulsitierf' Earl
is already a multi-millionaire.
RUSSEL STINE acquired so much fame as Class Historian that he abandoned the hope of
"guiding his fiock to salvation" and now writes and edits all the greatest histories in the world.
HERMAN NVEBER, the great magician, after spending some time in the Federal penitentiary for
mining money, has turned to the safer pastime of making the Huns disappear and-but you know
about him. the voice went on, then, "Here's to the Class." A long cheer came over the linc as if
from a thousand throats. Then a singing sound. A hum. At last. silence.
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HAROLD P. KNAUSS '18
Q ' Class Treasurer, '17, Honor Student, '18, Nobody Trust Co.. '19,
..:-it ! 1 l I County Jail, '20, Sing Sing, '24, Salesman Jestahook Pens for
O l , i ' Forgers, Author of 'LHow to do the Government," "Where is My
5 "-' Wandering Push Tonight," "Why the Silverware Leaves Home,"
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V K 5 5 NX Lit. Society President, '18, School for Weak-minded Children,
J 2' X: 1 '20, Rittersville Asylum, '2S. Violent, Deluded by hope of finding
someone to speak in the Literary Society. Pronounced hopeless, '3U.
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lu":'iQ WILLIAM HEBERLING '18
Q , fk Football, Track, Baseball, '18, Domestic Science Course. '10,
Q married to D. HF, '22, Turns over pay on Saturday and washes
E dishes, '23, entirely bald, '29,
XD. H. means Dorothy Hagenbuch.
'VOTES BLANCIIE HII.I. 'IS
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WQMEN l,.d1tor's .Kid Society. '18, Information llurenu, 10, Xictor Talk-
Q ing Machine Record, '21, eats ten sacks of Pillshury's Best. '22,
it i:if1'Vj,. has grown, '23, learns to talk, '25, Free Air, '26, elected to Con-
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Q E. Next year,
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Life of an Editor
It will always bring to the Class of 1918 a feeling of sadness and remorse that we
did not act sooner in this most terrible of tragedies. We all saw it coming, and yet we
delayed. Had we but known in time, we might have prevented the presence of those
unnecessary grease-spots in our auditorium-it would have been an easy matter to lend
our Editor a revolver or "Rough-on-Rats."
The story goes away back to the beginning of history. Our Editor always was a
precocious child, given to big words, bid ideas, and a big head,- he wore a 724 hat.
He has remained as erratic as dear Professor Weills says, and also like the dear
Professor, he developed a bad case on the feminine sex. Perhaps this was the begin-
ning of the tragedyg we will never know. At any rate, when he was elected "Mr. Editor
of the Canary in Chief" his iron constitution began to rust. The strain was tremendous.
At times it seemed as tho he must fade before our very eyes. Finally it was determined
that something must be done. Pictures were taken to send to the Ford Manufacturing
Company, specialists in nut-ology. At the top of the opposite page you may see two
of them, taken during his last days. Notice the noble, careworn brow, the haggard
features and the sloppy tie,--the girls never could make him tie it correctly. Such
was our editor in days gone by. No more shall we hear him ubawl out" the staff, no
longer will he borrow war-taxes from his friends, never again will he roam the halls
helping others to "get in wrong."
The climax came the day after the last proof for the Final Issue was read.
Imagine the reaction,-"nothing to do till tomorrow." after having done everything at
once for days previous! At last, on that fateful day in june, our Editor came to school
with a look less haggard than usual. Someone, we conceal the murderer's name, found
a pin on him. and accused him of stealing it from the Physics Lab. It was enough
to make a sane man crazy, and it aroused all the repressed ravings of the worn out
brain: he determined to escape from school. Being continually pestered by girls. this
was hard to do. At last he jumped to the roof, waved goodbye to his friend, Kathryn
Susan Hagenbuch fsee photoj, removed his coat and jumped.
Queer as it may seem, he remained unhurt. But now he had the craze. Into the
auditorium he went, and climbed to its highest point. His motive can only be guessed
at. Perhaps he thought he was going to bed. Maybe he was looking for a prominent
place from which to orate. We saw him get out a book. Was he going to select the
text for his funeral sermon? No, it was only a book on "How to Know a jitney at
Sight." When he had finished reading he arose, yawned, and with a look of utter
weariness let himself sink to eternal sleep.
But he did not fall asleep that quick. He found himself alive, so he sadly gathered
his scattered shin bones and ligaments and tried to clean up the grease spots. What a
miserable failure he had made of his attempt at suicide! He knew now he could stand
any shock, so he went to the office for his report. Well, he knew that he had flunked out.
He gazed at the pasteboard, swooned, and fell. Wonder of wonders! he had passed.
An hour later the doctor shook his head hopelessly. Then our editor came to for
just a moment, his last on earth. "You poor fish! Where's that copy?"
The funeral was largely attended, and our departed friend was reverently covered
with yellow earth and green sod. tSee photo.j
The legend on his modest marker o'er the spot where rests his mortal dust reads in
UWFC touching W01'dS! The rose is red, the sky is blue
Our job is finished-our Editor too.
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Student Activities of A. H. S.
Receiving monthly reports upon which all marks below 80 per cent. are made
striking enough to he read by a blind man without his glasses.
Running into class five minutes late with your breath left tive minutes in the rear
and being called upon to recite immediately.
The fickleness of fate that ordains, when one has a 'Ldate' at the other end of town
in tifteen minutes, that all collars are found either broken or with the "Chink."
Striving to convince yourself that Commercials are human and are only especially
privileged, when you see one carrying a wrist watch.
Learning that the speaker, who was to lecture during the last period for which you
had failed to study, has been lost in transit.
Listening to the music of the fellow who buys two plates of soup, one to drink,
and the other to spill down his front.
Hunting your monthly Canary K Blue at the office and then being asked to bring
your stub with you.
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THE SENIOR CLASS TAKES PLEASURE IN ANNOUNCING SPECIAL
VAUDEVILLE ACTS-ONE NIGHT ONLY
Select Anvil Chorus of Teachers.
The Mystery of the Stolen Bag of Sugar.
or 310,000 Reward. fThis picture taken
at a huge expense!
In his incomparable monologue "Vam-
pires I Have Known,"
Wcll known to all as "Booby," in that
wonderful song "The Shortest Way to
Heaven." or "Blown Up From Chemical
BHXITTIFUI. BABBLING BERTHA-
The Bashful Belle will recite "Does
Wrigley's Lose Its Flavor Sticking to the
Bed Post Over Night?"
Will lecture on "Horsepower vs. Brain-
powerf' or "How to Ride a Pony."
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The Fake Detective in "The Hoffman-
H-STINII tk WEBER-
In the pantomime. a profitable ride to
school, entitled "Six VVatches, a Purse.
and a Diamond Stickpinf'
Butch R Izzy in their well-known act.
"Love's Old Sweet Song." As an encore
will be sung "Ireland must be Heaven
for My -Comes from There."
.I-HORN tk HAAS-
Will entertain with selections from the
following songs: "Lunch Room Crooks,"
"I'in the Guy That Put the Bean in the
Bean-Soup." "Hamm Burg Sandwiches,"
"Potatoes Made from Doorknobs, I Eat
Old Boots for Beef," "I Didn't Buy
Baked Beans to Use for Bullets."
In his death-defying act with "Dumb-
Bull Fight between Trexler Sz Snyder.
Up-to-date gas and hot air attack.
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Labor begins day after Labor Day.
A. H. S. out to give send-off to National
Prof. Moore of Colgate speaks about Red
Much indignation! Prof. mistakes Lin-
denmuth for a Freshman.
After McCready's heavy speech we sing
"The Capital Ship" to cheer up.
White has the stage with words for the
Literary Society meets.
Institute weekg Rah for vacation!
School againg gloom.
Freshman breaks leg sliding in hall.
Jimmy Ochs reports for gym.
October Canary outg joy. Also reportsg
School Savings Bank introduced.
Connelly speaks in chapelg much applause.
Mock trial by Adelphians.
Football Booster Day. A. H. S., 63 M.
Pi S., 0.
Hunsberger of Muhlenberg entertains on
violin in chapel.
Senior Monster Masquerade.
H, Oswald swears!
Prep school sees the heels of our Cross-
A boost for the Y. M. C. A. campaign.
Col. Franklin gives more of same after
Musical blowout last two periods.
Booster Club organizes.
Red Cross Benefit at Orpheum.
We win the hrst basket-ball game of thc
Canary out. General satisfaction.
Beary appears in English class.
Snow shuts off school.
A. H. S. gets into action on the drive for
Red Cross members.
The Dogs and Months at A. H. S.
The same continued.
Christmas festival in the Auditorium.
Then unothing to do 'till next year."
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1. By 3 A. M. the Seniors have celebrated
the beginning of their very own year.
2. No school on account of Hood and cold
3-4. Same continued.
7. School again-Oh. slush! !
8. Canary appears. Collisions in the hall.
9. Trexler brings dog to Frankenfieldls room.
10. Sausage and frankfurters for sale in lunch
11. Slides about China at noon.
14. Debating trials.
15. Hagie skipped English.
1. Literary Society last period.
12. Held's Little Store closes. School in
15. Debate Day.
21. Jazz Band in Quakertown.
22. Beary, Althenn, Ramsay and Synder get-
ting over the effects.
30. Inter-class Marathon. Won by J. Con-
1. The Seniors are foolish for an evening.
3. Juniors select 1918-19 staff.
5. Ex-Consul Seltzer presents facts about
9. A. A. Dance.
10. Very tired.
Dark Room Club organizes.
12. Entertainment by M. C. Quartet.
16. Concert, A. H. S. Orchestra.
17. Pearlman comes to school.
18. Heberling buys tobacco.
19. Sophomore Minstrel.
22-26. A. H. S. at work for Liberty Loan
25. Concert, Olive Kline and A. H. S. Chorus.
26. Seniors pay class dues.
30. New staff begins Calendar.
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Algebra---The science of trying to find X and getting O.
Bluff-An average recitation.
Corridors--A summer substitute for skating ponds.
Domestic Science-A study of seasonsg cf., scorch, burn, and singe.
Exactly-Agreeing very nearly with instructor's idea.
Flunks-Part of the morning after.
Girls-A necessary H. S. nuisance.
History-A heavy book, useful to throw at Freshmen.
Idiots-General term for Freshmen.
Jazzy-Noise you pay to hear because it is labeled music.
Kitchen-The home of beans and dishwater.
Lunch-Snyonym for pleasure.
'Money-Dough, rocks, mazuma, spondulix, kale, cash, what we ain't got.
O-One of those letters, or figures, that brings up gloomy thoughts.
Ponies-An extinct species of domestic animal formerly used to carry people over rough
Quizz--An infernal invention to Hunk everyone who is "on the fence."
Reports-A receptacle for zeroes.
Salt-Used as a lunchroom hair tonic.
Track-A fast place. Q
Unanimous-The votes taken on any subject in auditorium.
Victory-Special property of A. H. S. baseball team.
Wastebasket-Destiny of all poetry contributed.
X-ray-What we would like to turn on the teachers' record books.
Yell-The music made by the High School bunch when the team scores.
Zigzag-The broad path that leadeth to destruction and many there be who follow it.
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L. Freeman-Long Boy.
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D. Haas-The Lovelight in Your Eyes.
W. Heberling-Give Me Your Smile.
A. Hettinger-I'm 21 Twelve O'clock Fellow in a Nine O'Clock Town.
Blanche Hill-You're a Great, Big, Beautiful Doll.
Harold Knauss-I Don't Want to Get Well.
Henry Laros-It's Nice to Get Up in the Mornin', But It's Nieer to Lie in lletl.
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A. Snyder-'l'here'S a Quaker Down in Quakertown.
R. Starner-I VVOn't Get Home Until Morning.
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H. Weber-The Wild, Wild Women.
R. Wenner-And the Little Ford lBriscoel Ramlxled Right Along.
ul. Whiteman-I Must Love Some Sort of Somebody All of the Time.
When Freeman came to Allentown High
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He never smoked or made a try
He lived on milk for food.
But curse tl1e day! There came an hour
When had boys Looey H161-
Who tauglit him by their evil power
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"His song on 'Myself' has great musical
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LATE, AND WHY I AM
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To Wnoixf IT MAY CoNcERN:-
Dear teachers and whoever else be curious, well we know that you all are now con-
sumed with deep pain and grief to find that your fondest beliefs in various individuals
of the Class of 1918 have been erroneous. It has indeed been a sad duty to disillusion
you-and yet we dared not to publish in this work "soft soapl' for the benefit of each
individual lest his education be incomplete and he, going out into the world beyond,
should carry with him only a swelled head and a great sense of his own importance.
Thus it has been our unfortunate lot to show, as in a mirror, that students, as well
as other things, are not always as they seem.
However, do not judge us solely by the gossip penned beneath our names. We
are not all in love, nor are we all crazy. Not everyone is a skillful "rider," neither
do we all spend our entire time in sleep. Our percentage of f'incorrigible" boys and
"chewing-gum" girls is no higher than usual. And again on the other hand we would
not have you believe that each and everyone of us is entirely sober, industrious and
guileless-that tribute is paid only when the author knows not whereof he speaks.
Fommonly this is called Hpaddingf'
Rather, kind reader, we would ask that you remember us, one and all, as a merry
crowd. not of unusual merit, but jolly and good-naturedg given to work when necessary
and play if possible, with a useable conscience and a fair conception of honorg and
happily endowed with "pep" and pride and ambition.
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