Allen Township Centralized School - Dixie Yearbook (Van Buren, OH)

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Miss Zetta Baker Wl1oa'e lulfailing !'lIt'0LlfIIg6Illl4IIf, many hirzdnesxes, and helpful xuggestiozzs, that have been an inspiration to students in the past, and because of her splendid xpollsorship, to her, in order, to show our appreciation, we, the Class of '24, dedirate this zlnnual, The Dixie. oreword ELIEVING THAT THIS YEAR'S ACTIVITIES VVOULD NOT BE COMPLETE WITHOUT THE PUBLICATION OF AN ANNUAL, THE SENIORS DECIDED TO PUBLISH THE FIRST YEAR BOOK IN THE HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL. THE PUBLICATION HAS BEEN MADE POSSIBLE ONLY THROUGH THE CO-OPERATION OF THE CLASS OF '24, THE FACULTY AND UNDER CLASS- MAN. IVE SINCERELY BELIEVE THIS BOOK TO BE THE BEST VVORK OF OUR CLASS AND BEi LIEVE THAT IVE HAVE FULLY COVERED THE ENTIRE LIST OF EVENTS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR. NVE HEREBY TAKE THIS MEANS OF THANKING THE STUDENT BODY AND ALL WHO HELPED US TO MAKE THIS ANNUAL A SUCCESS. -SENIORS. EEEEEF -. 'Gi iiiiiiiiiiiii :: 6 :: Il ll Il O 0 gg JI ll Q 31593 1 fs? ll II Il ll Il ll ll ll Il ll ll ll Il ll H U I: Published by II II :: The Senior Class :Q EE ofthe ll is Allen Township High School gg II ll Il II Il ll ll ll ll !! a::::"""""::::::::W .IQQ4 Allen Township Centralized School Board of Education N EWMAN, President J. S.VVxNE1.AND L. XV. BAKER J. A. AULT E. 114. RUCKLAND Gm. XV. CONNIELL, Clfrk ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 History of the School HE completion of the new building in the year of 1917, marks the beginning of the Allen Township Centralized School. Previous to this, the schools were not centralized. The pupils attended small one-room buildings in the district or a brick building of four rooms in Van Buren. Even before this, school had been held in the latter place in a two room, frame building, now known as, the "Town Hallf' The construction of the present building was supervised by Mr. J. C. York, who then became its first Superintendent. The first winter was one of extreme cold and later threatened with an epidemic of smallpox. School was suspended for a few days, and the building and equipment carefully fumigated. When school opened no child nor teacher could be admitted, unless he could present his certificate of vaccination to the mayor who stood at the north entrance. The next three years were under the Supervision of Mr. C. D. Hindall. With his aid and influence an interest was developed in Athletics, Manual Training, Inter- class Contest, Domestic Science for the girls and Smith-Hughes work in Agriculture for the boys. The present Superintendent, Mr. J. C. Copeland, succeeded in bringing to our school the Smith-Hughes work for girls, Vocal Music for all grades, under the direction of Mrs. M. I. Chicote, and Instrumental Music and the Orchestra under the direction of Prof. Carl Twining. Hot lunches have been served every day to all children for the past three years at a low cost. The lunches have been prepared by Miss Hanna as assistant. During the entire history of the new building Mr. Cramer has been the faithful Janitor. The High School, has grown from 54 pupils and four teachers at the beginning of l9l7 to 112 pupils and six teachers at the present time. The present enrollment of the Grades is 327 making a total of 439. Seven trucks, all but one of them mak- ing two trips morning and evening, are used to transport the pupils to and from school. The High School is out-growing its rooms and is looking forward to an addition and an enlargement of the Auditorium with a built-in stage. 1 CLIFTON MYGRANT T 'WV 4. - ----.-.-- - - . -.-....- - --Q-,...... - --'- --.. --r A--,M-V-U - - Seven AL LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 9 Q... Eight FACULTY J. C. COPELAND, B. S. and B. C. S. L. L. WEAVER, B. S. in Education Superintendent Ohio Northern Vniversity ZETTA BAKER, A. B. Ohm-lin Coilege Ohio University G. E. CHRONIC Illinois State Normal Ohio State University Principal Ohio Northern Vniversity Miami University HELEN LONGIVIAN B S Ohio State Univerwity EVERETT VV. KOCH, B. S. Illinois University -+f....-,,1-- -....-.---- ' Y'--f f-.Y - -. LE N TOWNSHIP CENTRAL IZED SCHOO fx .-l!gi'-----.'gln- K . i A Q3 'Q Q? git, , wx xx an lg' X iQ if '24 :A NE 55 ,, 2: -:1 1f' 1- :Q -f X I ge ' : ig . dll an 9: 'S -1: M mr CH LIES SQEQS 'qllx 9-v' hiakwf ' wff'-" 1 X01 nf ullliulililn L-19 n f--g-P Nine AL LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 FLORA AUSENBAUGH 1 "He gone, dull cfare, thou and I shall never agree. ' . LESTER ENSIGN and a man of "A jolly -'fellow he, better' heart, I know none," NELLY BRANDEB ERRY "I just van't make my eyes behave." JAMES FISHER "And he shall be a great leader among men." BURNETTE BURRELL "Good nature and sense are usually companions." DONALD HART "A very pleasing fellow, with a very pleasing way, He's always the same if you met him every clay." i +----.------..-..-....---....--..- ..i.. ---.....--.......--..--..-..-..,, Trn LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 LOUISE DERDDES "Uh, dainty, fair and sweet is she? HAROLD HARTMAN L'Athletics is my middle name." JUANITA EDWARDS "A Cheerful countenanre he-tokens 21 good heart." CLIFTON MYGRANT 'WVhat I have learned-I have for- gotteng what I know-I have guessed." GRACE MITCHELL "Kind words are flowers everyone can grow." Lew PowELL "Be silent and pass for a philosopher." 4. , -g....gf-:L-Y --V Y ........, , .........--,..................-....-..---.......-......-.-.---.p Eleven ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 BESSIE STALLBOHM "Happy am I, from care I am free, Why aren't they all contented like me?" MARION SMITH "No wisdom like silence." 1vA SCHWAB "Modest, simple, and sweet, the very type nfPriseiIla,," LEONARD TRAUTMAN "If one cannot be a hero, he can be il man." LENORE TROUT "Never idle a. moment, but thrifty and thoughtful of others." 4. .Y .-...-.., , , , -, ff-...-4....... r..-.-.V-if-Y, f-f'f'....,,, ,H - - 1 iq. Twelve LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- 192.4 History of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-four T was in September, 1920, that our class composed of twenty-two members first entered High School. XVe were called "green" by the upper classmen at that time but probably there was sufficient reason. The majority of us were small, the girls wore short dresses and.the boys, knee trousersg but we WGFS Very ambitious and eager to learn. After attending High School for a week, we were given a reception at one of the country homes a short distance from town. XVe were terribly frightened over the inia- tion, but afterward, an enjoyable evening was spent, Most of us were very timid and many times we failed to report at the Assembly Hall for study along with the upper classmen. It always seemed more convenient to remain in the Freshman room. On occasions of this kind the teachers found it necessary to demand our attendance and finally our timidity was somewhat over- COITIE. One of the greatest events of the year was the Inter-Class Contest in which we took part with much. enthusiasm. Although we failed to win we were proud to have the honor of displaying more "pep" in yells and songs than any of the other classes. Before the close of the term we lost a few members who found it necessary to move with their parents into other communities. but we still had the largest Fresh- man class in the history of the school. After vacation, we entered the Sophomore class with great eagerness. yVe no longer cared for the little Freshman room but were willing to take our places in the Assembly Hall. Our motto, "VVork and VVin" proved its worth that year inasmuch as we were victorious in the Inter-Class Contest. For this reason, our class orator. James Fisher, and our quartet composed of Juanita Edwards, Iva Schwab, Bessie Stallbohm and Louise IQeRodes, were chosen to take part in the County Oratorical Contest held at McComb- This we also won with great honors for the school. At the beginning of Olll' Junior year we realized that more responsibilities were ours to assume. Also our studies were more difficult compared with those of pre- vious years, On December 15th we rendered the play entitled, "A Strenuous Life," which was successful in all respects. In fact it was appreciated so much that we were asked to repeat itg but after due consideration, we decided in the negative. On May 10th we entertained the Senior class of 1923 at a delightful banuet in the school dining room. The 'LLittle Symphony Orchestra" from Findlay fur- nished music throughout the evening. At the beginning of our Senior year, we each possessed an air of dignity. VVe were ready to begin the last part of the journey that would place us "Out of School Life and into Lifes' School," VVe had a greater feeling of personal responsibilityand a. desire to make the most of every fleeting moment. VVe learned that the talent of success is to do well everything that we attempt without a thought of fame. The class was represented in the boys' basketball team by Harold Hartman, James Fisher and Lester Ensign: in the girls' team by Burnette Burrell and Louise DeRodes. Each took an active part and displayed considerable ability in the games as well as loyalty to the teams. Again we were successful in winning the annual inter-Class Contest of April 3rd. Not only was our average grade higher than that ot the other classes, but each of our contestants won first place. Consequently our school was represented in the County Oratorical Contest held at the Findlay College Chapel on April 11th and 18th by the following: Bessie Stallbohm, Juanita Edwards, James Fisher. Iva Schwab, and Louise DeRodes. On May 16th we will present the play entitled "Pol1yanna" with the intentions of giving to the public an enjoyable evenings entertainment. ive are also contem- plating taking a trip to Niagara Falls shortly after the close of the term. After the Commencement exercises of May 22nd, we will step into the arena of active citizenship and try the realities of the practical world for which we have been preparing. VVe fully realize that, "Labor is life 'tis the still water faileth, Idleness ever despaireth, bewailethf' Our members have decreased until the final number of those who are to receive the honors of graduation is seventeen. But each of us have a strong determination in our minds to "VVork and Win." LOUISE DE RODES -x- -- V - :----- f- - V fa- Thirteen LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 I Senior Class Prophecy UST at the close of day as the sun was slowly sinking beneath the western horizon I felt weary because of graduation week. Vlfishing I might think and dream, I sank down in it big' chair. Almost instantly it seemed as though I Was carried away by swift wings and placed down by a body of water whose extent I could not guess but where waters washed strange lands. I walked down the shores and entered a forest so dark I could only see the outline of mighty trees and in the distance could hear the breakers dashing upon the rock bound shore. Feeling that I was now in the land of perfect rest, I sat down upon the soft moss to con- template on my surroundings. yVhile thus in perfect repose I heard a rustling sound. Soon there appeared be- fore my eyes a phantom form saying, "Ile not afraid, I am the Spirit of Prophecy, the Angel of things to come." VVith her mystic touch she rolled back the curtain of the dim Beyond and permitted me to gaze down the vista of things yet to be, that I might behold all things that are, transformed into all the things that they should yet become. Then pointing down the long avenues in the strange land she said, "Now your eyes are open and the future is made clear to you. Prophesy to the members of the High School Class of 1924 what things shall come to pass in their lives as the years roll on and the sands of life run out.'i As I looked into the land of the future, I could discern moving among the dim shadows of the people, the familiar faces of those fair and radiant beings who were my classmates, now charged and transformed into citizens of the great outside world. In the distance I behefd a great building. Rising from my mossy seat I sped thither to see what it might contain. I soon found that the -Spirit of Prophecy had eliminated both time and space so that what seemed moments might be years and what seemed rods might be thousands -of miles. As I entered the building, I found myself in a strange land and among strange people. A brightly dressed guard, bowed low as I entered and I asked him to show me the master of the house, He took me through long marble hallways where walls were richly carved, and hung with the most beautiful pictures. We entered a splendid room which was furnished with all the things which could be pleasing to the eye and bring comfort to the body. We approached a shining desk at the far ei1'd of the room when from behind us arose a young lady who was arrayed in all the splendor of the Queen of Sheba. As I approached her I fairly screamed, l"Louise DeRodes-" Yes, there she was, having realized her highest ambition to become the head ot a great school in a foreign country- I could stay but a few minutes to listen to her story of struggle and splendid success, for there were many more to see. My prophetic eye suddenly caught lsight of a great crowd that was rapidly filling a building ii, a large city. NVfth much difficulty I pushed my way through U19 Yhfllng- Then I learned a man was on trial for his life. As I approached the court room I heard the voice of a prominent lawyer pleading the cause of a prisoner at the bar. There were many tear-stained faces before that passionate pjleat for life 21115 liberty was ended and the jury filed -out to consider the vlerdict. Almost 'mmediately it returned and the foreman said "Not guilty." 'Phere was :L .wild scream as the mother of the liberated boy rushed over to the brillialft lawyer to thank him for his splendid service, Vvhen he stood a shout went up from the crowd and as he turned to bow his acknowledgment, I recognized him as James Fisher, our Orator of High School days. Here the scene changed and I entered a great building where a splendid orchestra was entertaining a large audience. "VVhat place is this," I asked the usher who showed me to a seat. "This is the Edwards Institute of Music. That is the manager leading the orchestra. She employs dozens of teachers and has many hundreds of students. Sihe is a musical business wonder." As the music ceased I grabbed her by the hard, and sure enough, it was .luanitn Edwards. She led me to the group of players and there I saw Grace Mitchell, Iva Schwab and Harold Hartman. She told me that these were three of her best teachers and that she was very proud of them. When I had recovered from my astonishment I said, "Do you krow what has become of Hesse Stallhohm?" 'iOh, yes," she replied, "She is the head of the English department of the State University, which is located not far from here. I will take you over there and see if she will remember you," I closed my eyes for just a second to help collect my thoughts. When I opened them l was in a place I had never been before and my friends with whom I had just spoken vanished from my sight. I looked around and saw that I was in 2. large and wonderful beauty parlor. I wondered Why I had been brought here so I ...-.-...-...-.......-.-........-...... ......-.. 1-, -.,.., -.-.-. - :- - I' aurteen ALL EN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- 1924 went over to one of the girls and asked who the manager was. Much to my surprise- she replied, "Miss Nelly Brandeberryf' She showed me to her room and there I found my classmate as young and beautiful as when we were in school together. But the crowded city vanished. I stood lookirig M H SUHHSQ D19-tf01'm and wondered what it was. Suddenly there was a whirling sound and an aerolilime gently settled on that platform. A dozen pair of hands commenced taking off the mail bags, and I realized that this was the trans-continental air mail service. In a couple of minutes the exchange was made and the big wheels commenced to turn. Then I recognized a familiar face in the pilot house and shouted, "Loy-Loy Powell," at the top of my voice, but the noise was so great he did not hear ,me. He was soon but a tiny speck far up in the sky as he sped away to the next station, three hundred miles to the west. Next I stood before a splendid home Sul'l'0l,1l'ld9d by a large orchard and fertile fields as far as the eye could see, I rang the bell and anxiously wilifed U' filld 0'-it who the owner of such a home might be. As I stood there wondering, the door opened, and I beheld a tall, graceful man whom, inspite of his long beard, I recog- nized as Lester Ensign. When we were comfortably seated in the parlor, I asked him how he had ?lCCl1l'l'1Uli1l9d such wealth. He said, he had developed a seedless blackberry which had brought him his fortune- After congratulating him on his success, I com- menced to inquire about our ,scattered class- "Have vou heard of Burnette Burrell?" "Yes," he replied, "You remember she went to Cleveland on leavirg High School. She was very successful in Nurse's training and has been recently promoted to matron in the new hospital, the largest in the world." " 'Buss' 1Donald Hartb was always a smart chap. What do you know of him?" "VVhy, he became 21 civil engineer, and because of his wonderful work, his rame is spoken with much pride, not only by Americans, but by foreign people as well." "Where is Fat 1Leonard TroutmanJ?" "Nearly a year ago I met him and he is working for the betterment of all humanity. New York. Certral lines." down and what is he doing?" "He was alw2lYS chap and led the High School yells, Well-he politician and makes notable speeches in all parts told me about his work. I-le too He has become an engineer on the "Did Marion Smith ever settle proud of his voice when a young is making use of it now. He is a ot' the country." "Clifton Mygrart has a strange story. He was disappointed in love, left his home and became a wanderer. He traveled from place to place, in several countries but at last settled down in a quiet and beautiful home. Later, he recordled the story of his wanderings in books, which are fast becoming famous the world over." 1 thmlght I had foufld 2111 my classmates and was proud to find them in such high positions in life but was astonished to fiitd that none of them were married. when I remembered I had forgotten Lenore Trout. I asked Lester about her and he informed me that she had married a very prosperous man and was now living in one of the most beautiful homes in the city of New York. I was about to set forth on my journey to go to her home when the Spirit of Prophecy suddenly rolled down her mystic curtain and the future was forever closed to my eyes. Awakening I realized that it had all been a dream but my next thought breathed a hope that each of us would really fill our places in life, worthy of the preparation and days spent in the Van Buren High School. -FLORA AVSENBAUGH. CLASS OFFICERS . LESTER ENSIGN - - I'rexideut CLIFTON MYGRAN1' Vice President JUANITA EDVVARDS Treasurer Bessie STALLBOHM CLASS COLORS Cardinal and White - - Secretary CLASS FLOWVER Red Carnation 4.--W., L-.-.,,, .. ,,,.. -----...-- . ..-Q-e-fm . -f........,: , ,-- ..-up Fifteen , A L LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 19 unior Class Top Row: K, Huntington, A. XVithrow, E. Archer, J, Zeigler, M, VVerner lj. Kempher. A, Archer, L. Scarf, C. King, K. Koons. Sec-und Row, Mr. XY9ziver, D. Abbott, I.. 'I'i'out, N. Spitler, V. Dove K. Moorhead, H. Karn. 'Phird Row. V. Dailey, G. Cunawaiy, G. Mitchell, H, liuffmun, A Bzlrnd F. Thomas, R. Hart, C. Duiiield. Fourth Row: M. lnbody, K. Hzirtmain, C. Gorsuch, IJ. I3u1'1'e1l, OFFICERS CULVER GORSUCH - - President FERN THOMAS Vice President RUTH HAR'l' Secretary-Treasurer 4.7, ,..,, ....,,. ,,,, A:.:,,,, ,-, .....-......... , -,T-.,,,, -- Y, , :Z -i- Sixteen ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 History of the Class of '25 E, as Freshmen, entered the Allen Township High School in the year 1921. It was with a desire that our four years would be a success that we chose as our motto, 'lOnward to Success." For our class colors we chose blue and white. VVe were duly initiated about a week after school began, when a splendid reception -was held in the High School Auditorium by the upper classmen. ln the fall of 1922, our class of thirty were privileged to occupy the hard earned but honorable rows of Sophomore seats in the assembly room. We took long strides in our second year to accomplish our purpose and excell the record made the previous year. ln the inter class contest we succeeded in gaining first place and had our name engraved on the silver cup. Our instrumental music and short story won first and represented our school in the county contest. The trials of the two years have been only stepping stones to the goal we wished to ieach and the title of junior has been won. Culver Gorsuch, who as president, successfully guided us through our Sophomore year, was re-elected for another year. Great dramatic ability was shown in the successful presentation on January 4th of our Junior class play, HAnd Home Came Ted." VVe did not gain such high honors in the inter-class contest this year but we feel that our record is one of which to be proud. VVe have been well represented in football, basketball and track during our entire three yearsg several have received letters. VVe also feel elated since our Junior boys won the championship in the inter-class basketball tournament this year. These are only a few of the things accomplished in our three years of school life. A We regret very much that several of our classmates have withdrawn, but with the twenty-seven remaining our enthusiasm and pep have not diminished. We look forward to the time when we may be called Seniors and we have great hopes for our last year in high school. -CONSTANCE DUFFIELD. e",,.f.z.-4-5-I i i -1---------- ----- K....., -.-. .. . f - --1. Seventeen ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 9 Sophomores Top Row: E. Franks, G. Carr, M, Reed, M. Locey, S. Deb0uver E. Ausenbaugh, V, Poe, D. Gallant, D. Reamsnyder. Second Row: R. Copeland, J. Deloe, H. Trout, G. Koons, P. Mellott F, Clements, C. Hess, D. Huffman, C. Trout, Mr. Chronic. Third Row: H. Buchanan, E. Fisher, B. Schwab, M. Mackey, E. Dove F. Overholt, E. Conaway, J. Patterson, D. Space. Fourth Row: D, Gary, T. DeLong, O. Elders. CLASS OFFICERS DALLAS SPACE ---- President MARTHA LocEY Secretary ELIZABETH FISHER Treasurer +L., -A mn, . VL... .f............ . .W L, .,. Eighteen A LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 History of the Sophomore Class T is indeed a great pleasure to the historian of the class of 1926 to compile the history of such a brilliant CU class. One September day, in fact a very memorable day to the class of '26, the upper classmen of Allen Township High School, looked with good natured tolerance down upon a class of extraordinary verdancy. Nevertheless, teachers and upperclassmen alike soon began to recognize, yes, and to even appreciate us, for they realized that we were an asset to their beloved A. T. H. S. ln athletics our class shone, for our boys contributed considerable assistance to the football team by practicing to the utmost of their ability. Likewise in basket ball both our boys and girls gave their best to the school team, and three of the girls were rewarded by first team letters. The High School chorus was greatly augmented by our presence, and when the orchestra was organized, again our class came to the fore by furnishing a goodly percent of its players. Our next brilliant success was at the lnterclass Contest, where our upperclass- men were gathered in gala array to assist in and witness our defeat. And they were not disappointed. We came out in the rear. However our reading won first with a large margin, and placed high in the county Oratorical Contest. In track, again we lived up to our standards by winning the Interclass Field Meet, and many of the members of our class assisted in helping the school to Win the County Track Meet. After a well spent vacation we gathered again in our classic halls and once more maintained our high standards of excellency. ln fact, this year among our numberous wonders we have proved to our teachers that we can nearly bisect an angle and that we can successfully ride a steed through the Gallic War. Once more our boys worked hard on the gridiron and several from our class participated in the games, hence the high reputation which A. T. H. S. football team created for itself last football season. Then the ever welcome basketball season 'round again and the captain of the girl's team was elected from our class. Morever, five out of ten on the team came from the sophomore class. And also the boys, by carrying on the work which they began last year, helped to make of our team what it was. At the lnterclass Contest our class placed second, with three out of five num- bers winning second. ' To say the least, we have not done badlyg and while our modesty forbids that we should raise ourselves as a standard, we would suggest that the class that done as well may be justly proud. MARTHA REED -1- f -ffff 1 -... V .- . f ..,. Nineteen ALL,-EVN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 19 Freshmen Class .g.,, Top Row: Norris. Chavis, Stout, J. Poole, Payne, Flanagan, Reichmzm Amos. Ser-ond Row: Mr. Koch. VVittenmye1', Abbott, Thatcher, Leathers, Barnes Kempher, Goepple, Brinkman. Third Row: DeRodes, Stevens, Burmzm, liislmee, Bzmy, Gordon. Pearson Goodman. Fourth Row: Dillon, G, Poole, Pe-lton, Lauer, Dilts, Troutman, CLASS OFFICERS RAYMGND J. NORRIS ---- President VIZRDA GOODMAN Secretary-Trezlsurer Twenty", L LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-431-92-4 Freshmen Class History HE Freshmen Class has been called upon in its infancy for a contribution to the first annual of the Allen Township Centralized School. Although we have enjoyed but one year with the upper classmen, we feel that our short history is worthy of notice. The class entered upon its High School career with seventeen boys and sixteen girls. Each one was welcomed and duly initiated into high school at the annual Freshmen Reception, held September nineteenth, in the school auditorium. During the year the Freshmen have taken part in various school activities. Some of the boys tried to be football playersg none of them starred, however. Among those who played basketball are Trevalyn Abbott, Ruthanna Brinkman and Clair Flanagan. The annual lnter Class Contest was an event looked forward to by all and especially by contestants. Although we did not win the cup, some splendid numbers were given by the Freshmen and the oration delivered by Gershom Poole won second place. lfve hope that in years to come a large number of our class will be stars in football, basketball, baseball and track. We also hope for a good record in class- work because, after all, that is what counts. -...-.-......-.. .....-................... 4-.-....4... 4-... ...--..........-.....-............... .... --.....-.....-. .r, qlflizenty-One ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 9 THE STAFF Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Advertising Manager Subscription Manager Literary Editor - Athletic Editor Music Editor Joke Editor - Faculty Manager Faculty Advisor Faculty Ad-visor CLIFTON MYGRANT BURNETTE BURRELL NELLTE BRANDEBERRY HAROLD HARTMAN BESSIE STALLBOHM LESTER ENSIGN GRACE MITCHELI, Lov POWELL L. L. WEAVER ZETTA BAKER G. E. CHRONIC .,. A - gf- AA -1- Twenty-Two LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- 9 EDITORIALS If the studies that are being carried by the Seniors of dear old A. T. H. S. are successfully completed there will be seventeen that will graduate this year on May 23. The Class of '24 is the largest in the history of the school. ..40.101. People: Do you know that this annual is the first published in the school's history? Do you realize the vast sum of money it has taken to publish this book and to make it a really worth while proposition? Do you realize that the time and effort spent by us to make this Annual a success was enormous? VVell then, people, do not criticise this publication of the Annual, for we did the best we possibly could with the funds and chance we had to put it out. Have you stopped to think what a small portion you have contributed towards the publication of this paper when it cost us approximately four-hundred dollars to publish it? VVith this in mind friends, you will understand and see how necessary it was that the business man contributed to us, his advertisements. He is the one that makes this Annual possible: so since he has helped you, by putting his adds in your paper, it is surely your turn now to help him. So let us all get together now and buy of the man who advertised in the DIXIE. --o-o-- Listen, Juniors, Sophomores and Freshman, if you don't have a diploma from A. T. H. S. you'll wish you did have, so 'lDon't give up the ship." Your country needs the best you have in you and besides, you owe it to yourself and to the teachers who have helped you all these years. 4. -------..........:: - 4:-,,, - -f, ,.......-,.........w - -A--.. - -r f-s.--..-. - r f qu Twenty Three ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 PROGRAM Sixth Anuual Inter-Class Contest ALLEN TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL April 3, 1924 Violin Solo-"Minuet in Gy' - - Reading-"How Spud Drove Old Ironsidesn Duet-"Sing Me to Sleep" - - - Oration-'KThe Value of Good Literature" Violin Solo-"Fifth Air Varieu - - Reading-"Aunt Sophronia Tabor at the Opera" Solo-"On Venice VVaters'y - - - Oration-Wfhe Teachers, the Hope of American Vocal Trio-"Gleam, Gleam. Oh Silver Stream" Velma Poe x - Im Schwab Ruthrznrz Brinkman and Paul Mellott Fern Thomas FTIUIFFI Uwrlmlt ffsxie Zeigler furmita Edwzlrdr Gershon: Poole' - - - Etta Kempher, Trefvolyn Abbott, iwrzrirm Cha-zris Reading-"The First Settler's Storyl' ---- Louise DeRodes Oration--"National Idealsb' - - - Dorothea Rearzmzydfr Piano Solo-Mlmpromptu in A Flat lwajoru - Jflarion Inhody Oration-A'America 'liomorrowi' - - - - .lflll1l".Y Fisher Duet-HO Sole Mioln - - - Hattie Huffman and Ruth Hart Reading-"just Commonplacen ----- fllnrtha Lacey Instrumental Trio-L"I'he Song of the Nightl, - - - - - Etta Kenzpher, Ruflzfnm Bfillklllflll, Kenneth Dilts Reading of Short Stories Report of Judges AIUDGES MR. LoNGsDoRF - - Supt. of North Baltimore Schools MR. GREEN - Prin. of Lincoln School, Findlay, Ohio MR. INSLEY - - County Supt. of Schools MR. ROBERTS Supervisor of Music, Findlay Schools NVINNERS OF CONTEST Instrumental Music ----- - Iwi Schwab Vocal lhlusic - Juanita Edwardr Reading - Louise DeRodes Oration - 11111185 Fisher Short Story Bessie Sffzllbohm V ---, , .-.-1:11 , - ..-ge , , ..---,-,....n - - is , 1 -.......- , Twenty-Four L T NS O VV EN xy! fs S 9 ll it 5'-'B 7 9 , 4' 04 . UE 1 -.sf 111 lp! 52 5 GN Ms em 3- rs Y- is ,fs gs I s 1 ' W5 Q , S5 Ill 1 J 3 T vxx 3 s Q 411 0" 111343 "x ...........-...-.-..... HIP CENTRALIZED HOOL-1924 S1 1 gs myv N -' -- QQFY -J , I ,QQ if . ' . NV . gi? 1 si? ' 1 Q' - u 5 N- vvbigmxb ill ' ""'AZ4Mllllll +----- ------- - -------- TJ enty , --4, 1-Five ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM , 4..-.. , Sept. Sept Sept. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Nov Nov Nov Nov. N ov PERSONNEL OF THE TEAM AND THE POSITIONS L. L. WEAVER, COACH Right End ---- Right Tackle Right Guard Center - Left Guard Left Tackle Left End - Quarter Back - K. Hartman Moorehead, C. Trout - Captain Hart - Dove, Gary Spitler, H. Trout - Leroy Trout H. Hartman Gorsuch, Fisher Right Half Space, Elder Left Half - Abbott Full Baeli R, Trout Student Mgr. - v - Ensign SCHEDULE OPPONENTS A, T. H At Lima Central 3 3 At Home CArcadiaj 0 27 At Baltimore 0 I4- At Home fLibertyj 0 30 At Maumee 26 6 At Home ffialtimorej 0 8 At Liberty 0 14- At McComb 0 13 At Home QArlingtonJ 10 7 At Arcadia O Z5 At Leipsic 0 6 At Home QAlumnij 0 15 Totals 39 168 Twenty-Six I LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- 9 Football ATS oif-Some good man has mentioned that sturdy Allen townshil7 f00t' ball squadg the bunch that piled up a score of 168 to their opponents 393 the bunch that allowed only two teams to cross their goal line in one SPHSUHJ and the bunch that tied Lima Central 3 to 3. Yes, these are some few FGHSDHS why A, T. H. S. has been put on the map as having a clear., winning football team. Back in the fall of '21 the boys found in their science teacher an able 00aCh. Mr. VVS-aver came from Lima. his home town, and brought with him the abillfb' to put A. T, H. S. on the map. Our coach is a graduate of Ohio Northern University. and having played high school and college football, he took up coaching as a side line with h.s science work- Coach Vveayer has trained winning teams for 3 number of years and his good experience has been utilized ip V211 BUFGD' H9 Started in '21 with three letter men and has produced some real material. In the opening of the season before the game with Lima Central it was easily observed that a great season was ahead. Enthusiasm was at its highest, Coach VVeaver was to reap the reward of his hard coarh..ng, and Captain Hart was using his influence with regard to training rules and the old time spirit. At the moment Lima faced our boys they realized the situation and it was only after much substi- tution and desperate effort that they were able to hold our boys to a tie. In going over the lineup we come ii.rst to those brilliant ends, the Hartman brothers. Harold and Kenneth have started many a rally by pulling in a nice pass or by a hard tackle. Harold graduates this year and our coach must work hard t0 produce his equal. We are sure Kenneth has another good season in store. Our trusty tackles, Moorehead and Trout, have never failed. With clean, quick methods they attain their ends. Moorehead received a broken arm at McComb which weakened our strong line for sometime. Both players are looking forward t0 their final season next fall and our best wishes for good luck go with them. Captain Hart and Spitler work in harmony with Dove at center and form a strong combination. Spitler and Dove will be on hand next season hut Captain Hart graduates after four seasons of remarkable playing. Gary, H. Trout and C. Trout have helped out on the line this season and they will work in nicely next fall. In the back field we have that swift Gorsuch at quarter with Fisher in reserve. They have played a fine brand of ball this season and Gorsuch has been rewarded with the captaincy for next year. Fisher, who graduates this year, was laid out with a broken collar the last half seasor., With Abbot, Elder and Space to change off at half we have a remarkable combination. Elder always ready to gain with a long end run, while Abbot Ol' Space is waiting for a defensive fight. All three players will be out next fall and we expect great things from them. Ray Trout, that husky fullback, has come up to our expectations. He is always ready to deliver a nice pass or plow for il gain. He plays clean hall and is expected to hold his own next season. Through the efforts of these players Mr. VVeaver has given A. T. H. S. a high standing in the opinion of the surrounding teams and fans. Along' with hard fight, Mr. VVeaver has made his team hold clean sportsman- ship alvove all things, and has received much comment from opponents due to these facts. VVith Captain Hart, the ideal of honesty and good spirit at its head, the Allen township squad has spread the gospel of clean athletics throughout its scheduled territory. N0 matter what team it is that falls before their strength, they mention our team as the ideal of real sportsmanship. -By LESTER ENSIGN. 4. .,.,..-- - ....-.. A f.....-s::...... - - -...-.-. - f-. - ------......sg- .5- Tfwenly Seven I PERSONNEL OF THE TEAM AND THE POSl'1'lONS G. E. Cmzomc, COACH ALLEN TOVVNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 V Top Rau'-Left fo Riylzr lfntlom Row K. Hartman - V - R. F. L. 'Front ---- R. G H. Hartman, CCD - - L. F. O. Elders ---- C C. Gorsuch - - L. G. V. Dove - - C J. Fisher ---- P. F. L. Ensign - - - L. G S'l'AfNlDlNG IN BASKETBALL OPPONENTS A. T. H. S Dec. 14 At Hoytvillc Dec. 21 At Home Qlizlltimorc-D Dec. 28 At Home CAlumniJ Jan. 11 At lVlt. Cory jan. 18 At Liberty Jan. 25 At Home CArlingt0nD Feb, I At Home CRawsonj Feb. 9 At Baltimore Feb. I5 At Home ClVlt. Caryl Feb. 19 At Home QLibertyJ Feb. 23 At Tournament CArlington Mar. l At Arlington Mar 8 At Rawson Mar. 15 At Home CArcadiaj Mar l9 At Arcadia Mar 29 At Home CAlumniJ Totals .ln------n-1 --.-.-.---o-n-un1.-.-- Q--1-1 .. ..- Twenty-Eight LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 Boys Basketball T takes no boisterous remarks to voire the merits of our basket ball clelJ2U'UU9flT- for the appreciate on of those merits has been vonstantly shown by our staUI1Ch supporters and by excellent community vo-operation, VVe are glad to say that wherever Allen township's fast teams are playing their rooters are the real sports of the crowd. WVith our teams, the same as honest men in life, we C10 lOl seek victory through a lueky loop hole but by true technique do we play the 353019. Our able coaeh, Mr, Chronir, has developed some real ability in our players, He often relates tales of vim-tory when he was still in the game. Coach Ch1'0l1iC added to his coaching knowledge a six week's course under Professor Hlsen at Ohio State University last summer and from these sources he has trained his teams under college tar-tic-s. From thirty candidates he has selertefl eight mei, tv l'9l!1'PSH'l1t our school in all first 1-lass contests. Captain Hartman, Fisher and Kenneth llartnxan to i-hange at forward make a niee combination. Dove and Elder at eenter manager to get the tipoff, while Trout, Gorsuch and Ensign play the defenslre eild. Our team has been taught the Dr, Meanwell system used in all leading colleges, and it works out nicely. This system develops nive, speedy dribbling and short passes which insure Captain Hartman a ni:-e, quick shot. Although we were unlucky at tournament time with Hartman, star forward, in poor shape, and Dove on the sick list, we put up a clean brand of ball, appreo ated by those who have a knowl- edge of the game. During the tournament game with Arlington Gorsuch and Ensign were added to the sick list with 1-raeked ribs. lt is significant to note that not one opponent has been disabled while playing A. T. boys this season. It speaks well for our players and bears out the main point of lVlr.'Chronio's coaching. We had only one week's practice when we were defeated the first game of the season at Hoytsville. The defeat from North Baltirnore showed lack of practice and not until our vietory over the Alumni did our team get back to the old time ball, VVe easily defeated Mt, Cory in a fast game but the next week were defeated by Rawson who succeeded in laying out our best players. We won from Liberty and Arlington by a nice margin only to meet defeat with North Baltimore after a rough game. Mt. Cory and Liberty again niet defeat at our hands in fast, clean games, but we lost to Arlington both at the tournament and there because .of disabled players. It shows our ability when in shape, by the .hard defeat over Rawson, the touriiament champs. They played hard ball but were helpless under Coach Chronicls shooters. XVe have proved by our defeating Arcadia, on their own floor, that their game was won from us by unfair means rather than from real basketball. The season was officially closed by defeating the Alumni in a hard game 29 to 18. Captain Hartman, Fisher and Ensign leave the squad this year, Hftel' three Yeflrfl of W1Y'f4ifY lllayinir. ard their absenee will be felt next season. As a fitting close of the season the eight letter men met and elected LeRoy TY'0Uf Uiilltilin fill' the FQHSUN of '25 in honor of the ability he has shown in the past three years. We take this opportunity tn extend our best wishes of success to him and his fellow workers for next year's basketball showing. -By LESTER ENSIGN. 4. .-efef...-......... . - E...-.-...- f-.---..-..-..------.--.----.-1... -1. Twenty Nzne ' u ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 9 4.7. , . Thirty PERSONNEL OF TEAM AND THE POSITIONS Captain Elsie Dove - - Hattie Huffman, Trevalyn Abbott Fern Thomas, Martha Reed - Velma Poe, Louise DeRodes Elizabeth Fisher - - - Martha Locey, Burnette Burrell Right Forward Left Forward - Center Running Center - Left Guard Right Guard SCHEDULE O GAIVIES OPPONENTS A. .H S Dec. At Hoytville 3 l-I- Dec. At Home CBaltimorej -l 6 Dec. At Home QAlumnij 7 17 jan. At Mt. Cory 13 18 Jan. At Liberty 20 2 Jan. At Home fArlingtonj 3 4 Feb. At Home CRawsonj I3 4 Feb. At. Baltimore 2 2 Feb. At Home CLibertyD 9 5 Feb. At Tournament CArcadiaJ 3 14 Feb. At Tournament CArcadiaj 3 9 Nlar At Arlington 2 9 Mar At Rawson 12 3 Nlar. At Home CArcadiaD ll 13 Mar At Arcadia 5 5 Mar. At Home CFindlayD -l- 8 J LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 Girls Basketball URRAH for the girls, They won the county championship by defeating Liberty in a fast game in the tournament finals. Coach Chronic deserves unlimited credit for their showing this year because he started the season with only three girls who had letters from last year. Mr. Chronic developed his winners from some twenty candidates all of whom were willing to learn and fight- He has coached many good teams and worked with many players but he observes that some of this ye'ar's talent is the best that he has ever produced. Captain Dove, Huffman and Abbott are all good shots and play nice offensive hall. Thomas, Poe, DeRodes and Reed change off at center of the floor and do some real pass work. Fisher, Locey and Burrell form a strong defensive combination which would be hard to beat. Outside of Burrell and DeRodes, who graduate this year, the remainder of the team are new at the game and will represent A. T. H. S- another season at least. The girls showed remarkable ability in defeating Hoytville and North Baltimore but lost a hard game to the local Alumni. They easily defeated Mt. Cory but didn't pull together and fell to defeat before both Rawson and Liberty- Arlingt0H was easily defeated and North Baltimore was outclassed in a 2-2 game. Liberty again defeated the girls on the home floor, but in the tournament, after defeating Arcadia, our girls easily won from their old rivals and put V. B. to the front. Arlington was next defeated but Rawson staged a come-'back 12-3. Their first game with Arcadia was a victory while the last ended a tie, To finish the season our girls defeated Findlay's Firsts in one of the hardest games of the year. VVe must not omit to here make note of the pleasures we enjoyed during the workouts and the good times we had on the truck going and coming from games. To close their victorious season the girls elected Miss Fern Thomas as their iiext year's leader. VVe are sure they will accomplish great things under her leader- ship. and we hppe them the very best of success. -By LESTER ENSIGN. 4- --A-e--11 f e -e -ee A - A f ee - -A e- -if Thirty One 1 ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- Girls and Boys Track Team TRACK MEET HE season of '23 was the tirst successful track season in the history of our school. Coach Chronic worked hard to produce a winning team and was successful. It is a valuable asset to our school to have track talent added to our athletic abilities. At the last county meet, considering total points made by the whole school, we were the champsg however, our high school was second only to Rawsfrn. The boys team competed in the State Sectional Meet at Ada. and made a nice showing. This season real enthusiasm is shown and both teams are working hard for the championship. Captain Fisher and Coach Chronic are working out a real team and mean victory. LAST YEAR'S STAN DIN G Dean Flanagan ,, Elder ...v,.,,. R, Trout ..., . Boys COUNTY MEET ..,2nd,,, ...2nd,,, ..-2nd,,, Space .....,..........., ,,,,, , ,,,2nd,,, R. TI'0l1t ..........,,w,,,,,,... ,,, 2nd,,, Gary, Gorsuch, Flanagan, Elder .......,. R. Trout ., R. Trout ,, Space ...,......,.,,.....,.. Boys DISTRICT -.-f ,--4th lst A,,, ,,, MEET -.-3rd,,, ,-,4th,,. ,,,1UO Ycl, Dash ,,220 Yrl. Dash ,,,880 Ynl. Dash . , , , Pole Vault , . .Shot Put , , , , ,Relay . ,..., Shot Put .,,-140 Vd. Dash , , , . ,Pole Vault Elder ....,,,.,,,,,A...,,,.,, ,,,3rd,,, ,,220 Yd. Dash Elder, Gray, Gorsuch, Fisher ,... ,... 3 rd ,,,.. ,,.Y.... R Slay GIRLS COUNTY MEET Thelma, Sheffel , , , ,.-,,,,.,. lst ,,.,,,,,, . . ,Basketball Throw Thelma Sheffel ,-,,,,,, , , , , , , 1st ..,, ,Baseball Throw Hazel Diltg ,,,,,,,,,,,,,c,,, , , , , 3rd , , , , , , Basketball Throw Martha Locey, Martha Reed, Fern Thomas, Velma Poe .. ,-. 2nd, , , ,.... Relay Race 4., 1 ELL-, L, , .....:f,, -.-...--.- - !4....., :,,, .. , - -- -1. Thirty-Two . L EN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 19 X . 07 013 i ,YQ 9 f!:" , f V ' 45 I 325' 7 , im 59" 92 40 We :Q :- HA N1 52 XM EY 55 :S TE is sf E: :. x , 4 Q , gg .0 ' 35 QL O '? t4 vow.. 60 - I . 415 K q., , -FL, , ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 1 E N E E 5 I E 1 W ER THE GYPSY ROV 'P I 'I' Thirty-Four LEN TOXVNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 The Glee Club EVER has a chorus deseived more credit than the one this year, for the . first word in the music students' vocabulary is Opera or Operetta. The chorus has worked with remarkable zeal which brings the inevitable-Success. 'lThe Gypsy Roverfl given Feb. 27, was said to be the best operetta yet put on by the Glee Club. The story of the musical comedy was built around the disappear- ance and the romance ot Rob, a gypsy lad, in reality, the lost heir to the Sir Gilbert Howe estate. The part of Rob. played by James Fisher, was a treat to the audience and he is to be commended on his ability for this line of work. Juanita. Edwards, taking the part of Lady Constance, is also to be highly praised for her good work as are all those taking part. The musical comedy was coached by lklrs. Qhilcote, our vocal music teacher, who has been teaching music in our school for the past six years. VVe owe much of the success of the operetta to her and she is to be congratulated. The Glee Club and the Orchestra aze both train factois in the work and life of our school. -GRACE MITCHELL. -1- ---1-W --f-1--- - -ff 2:6---. V ...... fi:-.-, V H 1---Y. 4. Thirty-Five ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 SCHOOL ORCHESTRA W 4. - - - -- -----W - 'P Thin,--Six O M LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 The Urchestra ITH the opening of the school year, those of us who are musically inclined looked forward to the re-organization of the orchestra, lt was organized last year and re-organized this year under the able directorship of Prof. Carl Twining who is teaching music in our school and has been for the past two years. The first event at which we were called upon to act was the Orchestra recital, Dec. 15. The program consisted of a number of marches, overtures, solos and popular pieces which were well received and greatly appreciated by the audience. Other events at which we served, were the junior play, High School Operetta and the Teacherls Institute. We felt as though it was a great honor to have been asked to play for the Institute. WVe played to the best of our ability to show the Hancock County teachers our mettle and what a really good. orchestra we had. The orchestra, which has a membership of forty music students, is composed of the following: Violins: Hattie Huffman, Aura Barnd, Martha Reed, Iva Schwab, Emeline Kempher, Francis Overholt, Robert Keelor, Kenneth Dilts, Eleanor Poole, Laura Overholt, Blanche Beeson, Evalyn Beeson, Robert Anderson and Earl Neuman. Cornetsf Harold Hartman, Clair Flanagan, Kermit Sites, Robert Delo Emil Copeland and Harold Morgan. Clarinets: Clair Hess, Robert Copeland, Marion Inhody and Paul Lauer. l"IuIes,' lVIiss Helen Longman and Etta Kempher. Pirmlog Ruthanna Brinkman. Cellar, Miss Levon Falk, and Ella Burman. Tronzbonesg Clifton Mygrant. Kenneth Hartman and Dean Flanagan. Srzxophonesg Mr. Everret Koch, Eugene Franks and Martha Loceyg Bells: Gertrude Mitehellg Drums: Donald Huffmang Pinrmf Grace lwitchell with an assistant, Miss Georgiana Peffley. GRACE MITCHELL. vi- - ' W + 1 11 - ---2-1:-.gw 1 ---V - f - --f--1-.--W -------niaeq. Tlziriy-Seam A LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 9 Philomathean Literary Society en., Clifton Mygrant Alice NVithroW lfrzink Clements Jessie Patterson Kathryn Huntington Low Powell Gertrude Mitchell 'Fheorlore DeLong Esther Conaway lfranees Overholt llurnett Burrell Hattie Huffman Miss Baker Ruth Hart Harold Trout Dorothy Gallant Ralph Stout Bessie Stallhohm llallzis Space Flora Ausenbziugh Dennis Gary Donald Burrell Mr. Copeland Nelly Brandeberry Murgziret Mackey Dorothea Reamsnyder Eugene Franks Donald Huffman Glenn Koons Ruthztnna Brinkman lnez VVittenmyer Vergie Burman Margaret Gordon Aura Barnd Velma Poe Martha. Reed Elsie Dove Jessie Zeigler Kathryn Koons Lueille Sezirr Lester Ensign Mr. Chronic Donald Hart James Fisher Gershom Poole Leroy Pelton Serge Payne Harold Daniels Donald Dillon Tleyuous Abbott HE Philomathean Literziry society is proud of its rerord during the past yeai The program committee did well in arranging interesting as well as instruf-tive programs. VVe, as' members, were not striving only to gain the benefits which come from literary work, but have tried to give it our best in order that the flame of this important organization may ever eontinue to grow. At the beginning of the 1923 school year the Philo's met and elected Lester Ensign, president: Noah Spitler, Vice president: Elsie Dove, seeretaryg Ruth Hart, ehorister: :ind Velmzt Poe, pianist. Miss Baker. Mr. Chronic, and Mr. Copeland were c-hosen as faculty advisers and it is due to their untiring efforts and zeal that the sneiety has been able to make such IL fine showing this year. -BESSIE STALLBOHM .,.....1, V , , 7 ..l Am- 12: A- -mf:-.....-f-e ff-eff-fe-We-fe -1 -1- Thfffyerfglif LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL--1924 Allen Literary Society Genieve Carr Fern Thomas Elizabeth Fisher Martha Locey Trevoley Abbott Louise De-Rodes Constance Duffield Margaret VVerner Iva Schwab Juanita Edwards Mr. Koch Susie Debouver Edna Ausenbaugh Dorothy Bisbee Erdean Stevens Edna Goepple Verda Goodman Grace Mitchell Evelyn Archer Emiline Kempher Raymond Norris Clair Hess Orrial Elders Vernard Dailey John Deloe Marion Smith Henry DeRodes Harold Hartman C!air Flanagan Culver Gorsueh Kenneth Hartman Pauline Bany Miss Longman Georgia Conaway Marion Inbody Kenneth Moorhead Clarence Trout Robert Copeland Kenneth Dilts Marion Chavis Maxwell Reiehman Biond Amos Paul Lauer Mr. YYeaver Jay Poole Leonard Troutmari OFFICERS President - - - - MARION SMITH Vive President CONSTANCE DUFFlEI.D Secretary ----- ELIZABETH FISHER HE society was organized in November, 1922 and chose the name, "Allen," from the name of the school district. The officers chosen for the year were: Gladys Huffman, presidentg Harold Hartman, vice president, Virgil Dove, secretary. There were five interesting programs given during the year. The society was reorganized in December, 1923. The officers for this year were: Marion Smith, president: Constance Duffield, vice president: Elizabeth Fisher, secre- tary. Programs were given during the year, which consisted of vocal and instrumental music, readings, short stories, journals, etc. A contest was carried on with the Philomathean society. The Aliens' lost by a narrow margin. In spite of this defeat the Allens may be proud of the society and feel that it will have a bright future. - -MARION SMITH 4. - ,-. - , L :::,-, . - V ---------.-4. Thirty-YVimf AL LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 Lecture Course HE Lyceum Course of the past year, consisting of four numbers, was unusually pleasing and successful. lt was better attended this year than ever before and much interest has been shown by the patrons of the school. Deitric and Co., opened the course on November 13th, with music and magic. The music consisted of selections, classical and popular, on various novelty instru- ments, among which were Bamboo Chimes, Hand Relfs, Banjo, Mandolin, and Xylo- phone. An original play, "Friday, the Thirteenth," was also a It represented the troubles of a young married couple over was portrayed laughingly and also effectively. The program was absent from that "Sameness" that is and it was highly appreciated by the large audience. The second number of the course, November 27, was lecturer and impersonator. His work, being original and feature of the program. ancient superstition. It found in some programs Burgderfer, a humorous combined with wit and style, made the entire program a wonderful mixture of mirth, story, joy and sadness, laughter and tears. At all times the audience was delighted with his program, because of his wonderful dramatic ability. February 23, "The Mountaineers," a eoinpany consisting everyone. Nicola Di Paul, whose skill upon of, "A Second Pietro," was a musician in the music loving heart of italy, he to be a master of his instrument. His ical and of a lighter nature. The novelty Saxophone Quartet was also a much enjoyed of five men, entertained the piano-accordion has won for him the name in every sense of the word. Having been raised was acquainted with music and proved himself reportoire was unlimited in number, both class- feature of the evening. The final number was given on March fifth, by the, "Schubert Ladies' Quartet." The instrumental music was directed by Nell Amsler, a former Findlay girl, She is known in many of the states, having toured thirty in the last two years. Her singing and violin playing was much enjoyed. Their program was very pleasing and it also contained a variety. A miscellaneous number was presented by Professor A. M. Shepard of Colum- bus, Ohio, on "The Power of Suggestion." He did some very startling things along the line of "Hypnotism" and showed the people some of the wonders that may be accom- plished in this manner. His program was enjoyed to a high degree as it was something new in the community. The course for next year has been purchased and includes four numbers: "The Alexander Novelty Four." a company of instrumental music: Guy Morse Bingham, lecturer and philosopher of life: "The Mirimba Singers," a trio of singers and musiciansg and Ash Davis, the well known cartoonist. Each comes well recommended and promises a splendid course for the coming year. ' -CLIFTON MYGRANT .1.,,,,,,1. s-.- -,.. 1 YY . 7' . 'I' forty LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 The Chemistry Club Top Row: Mr. WVeaver. Lester Ensign, Marion Smith, Clifton Mygrant, Loy Powell, James Fisher. Bottom Row: Burnette Burrell, Juanita Edwards, Bessie Stallbohm, Louise DeRodes, Grace Mitchell. HE Science or Chemistry Club was organized :tt the beginning of the school term. Primarily the object of the club is to foster an interest in science, to supplement and broaden the work of the Chemistry Class, by devoting time outside of school to the study of topics pertaining- to scientific events. During the year, many interesting experiments were performed and numerous papers read before the club. It is apparent that many of these will he of considerable value to the student both in and out of class. CLIFTON MYGRANT. 4' f-elf --f --- ---:V J- -.-.-.-. -1 - .. f---- ---- ....f:-- - --effgq. Forty-One ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 19 The French Class "CerrIe lfrfllzfzlixv De l'annee premiere MEMBERS Mlle Constance Duffield Mlle. Martha Locey Mlle. Hattie Huffman Mlle. Martha Reed Mile. Fern Thomas M. Culver Gorsuch Mlle Alice YVithr0w Mlle. Emeline Kempher Mlle. Georgia Conaway Mlle. Caroline King Mlle. Kathryn Huntington M'l0. Susie DeBouver Ifinxtitutrice MLLE. ZETTA BAKER -1- Y V V --E.. 1 1-Y g , -Y 4. Forty-Two LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 The Latin Club "Romani H odierniu Top Row: R. Copeland, G. Carr, M. Locey, ,M. Reed, D. Reamsnyder, J. Patterson, D. Gallant, M. XVerner, J. Deloe. Second Row: J. Zeigler. E. Kempher, E. Goepple, V, Goodman, F. Over- holt, R. Brinkman, Miss Baker. Bottom Row: G. Poole, J. Poole, L. Pelton, K, Dilts, S. Payne. OFFICERS President - - ROBERT COPELAND Vim President - MARTHA LOCEY Serretzzry-Treasurer - - RUTHANNA BRINKMAN HE Latin Club was organized the second semester of this school year. It consists of nineteen members, nine Sophomores and ten Freshmen. The third and fourth years of Latin are not given this year because of the French course offered in its place. The club meets on VVednesday afternoon of each week from three to three-thirty o'clock. Under the supervision of Miss Zetta Baker, interesting studies have been made of the Coliseum, Forum, and other things of interest in Roman history. WVe are looking forward to and have great hopes for our club work next year. RUTHANNA BRINKMAN, Secy. 4- --' ',.. Y' - 'l' F arty-Three ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 Smithfl-Iughes Home Economics Department Top row: Velma Poe, Evelyn Arr-her, Lucille Scarr, Agnes Archer, Gertrude Mitchell, Susie llekiouver, Edna Ausenbaugh, Emeline Kempher, Catherine Koons. Second row: Elsie Dove, Jessie Patterson, Bernice Swab, Margaret Werner, Hazel Kearns, Ruth Hart, Georgia Conaway, Aurs Barnd, Irma. Thatcher, Helen Longman flnstructorb, Nellie Pearson. Third row: Esther Conaway, Elizabeth Fisher, Dorothy Bishbee, Alice Vvithrow, Margaret Mackey, Lenore Trout, Violet Leathers. Bottom row: Ruth Barnes, Pauline Bany, Etta Kempher, Inez Vifittenmyer, Trevalyn Abbott, Margaret Gordon, Erdean Stevens, Virgie Burman. OUSEKEEPING is the biggest woman-employing industry in the world. It is the oldest industry in creation and yet no other occupation is annually called upon to employ so much unskilled labor. In 1917 our government, realizing that the future of America depends upon the conditions found in our homes, passed a law providing for the teaching of Home- making as a profession to our High School girls. Smith-Hughes Home Economics was established in Allen Township High School in the fall of 1922. There are between forty and fifty of these schools in the State of Ohio. Home Economics is, in a broad sense, the science of household management. It includes the study of the planning and preparation of meals, sewing, dietetics, house planning, house decoration, care of the sick, sanitation, and the general care of the home from a sanitary and economic standpoint. Girls who are entering the field of home-making with its many and varied duties will be glad that they have been able to take such a. course in High School. 4. , e 1 - .,,, , W.-...W , - if 7 W 4. Forty-Four LEN TOYVNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 Agriculture 'Pop row: C. Hess, P. Mellott. F. Ulements. H. liuehzlnan. R. Trout. G. Koons, IJ. Huffman, T. lJeI.rxng'. Second row: Mr. Koch, ll. Trout, U. Elders, E. Franks. V. Dove, D. Abbott, N. Spitler, H. Hartnizin, D. Hart. IJ. Burrell. K. Moorhead. Third row: C. Troutman, IJ. Gary, V. Dailey. ll. Space. M. Inbody, H. lleliodes, C. Flanagan, l'. Trout. Bottom row: R. Norris, H. Trout. L. Troutnian, M. Chavis, M. Reichman, B. Amos, IJ. Uillion, Paul Lauer. HIS is one of the one hundred twelve departments of Vocational Agriculture located in the High Sn-howls of Ohio and is offered to students under the Smith- Hughes act. It is a four year course including the study of many different phases of farming sueh as Animal Husbandry, Farm Engineerinsf, Farm Management, and Crops. The purpose of the eouse is to give the boys in rural communities practical and seiestific training in Agrir-ulture, thus fitting them to become real farmers. This department was introduf-ed in the school in the year of 1918-19. The first teacher was T. J. Brownlee. He was succeeded by Mark E. Simons who had charge of the ever inereasing class for the next three years. Mr. Simons was succeeded by Everett VV. Koch who is the present teneher in the department which'n0w consists of thirty eight boys enrolled. The activities of the class :ire praetical and numerous. They are based on such things as surveying, testing of seed corn, soil testing. and computing rations for farm animals. Many enjoyable field trips have been experienced by the members of the classes. ,L ., , . -1- 717--W ----f --e -ae.- -2-A-Q,-Ia-..-A , 1 ,.. 1113..- r - - --A-A4. Forty-Five ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL- 924 10 11 12 15 18 19 20 21 25 28 1 2 3 5 10 12 15 17 19 24 25 26 30 1 2 5 6 9 13 15 16 20 21 '22 23 26 27 28 6 10 11 13 14 20 21 25 31 1 2 4 7 9 14 17 18 24 27 ' 28 20 HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR 1923-24 SEPTEMBER Vacation is over. It's time to forget the summer's freckles and get to work. Arranging of class schedule. First classes. No books. Not much studying. Played Lima Central football team. Tie 3-3. Freshman reception. Lots of fun, especially for Mr. Koch. First music day, Mrs. Chilcote. teacher. L. L. Weaver, principal, absent because of sickness. Football game with Arcadia cancelled due to unfavorable weather conditions. Football game with Arcadia here. Victorious. 27-0. Election of Marion Smith as cheer leader. Football game, Van Buren vs. North Baltimore, there. We won, 14-0. OCTOBER Home economics department started serving hot lunches. Chemistry class started their laboratory experiments. Filled out school census cards. Liberty township school met our husky eleven on home field and lost, 30-0. Senior class and sponsor, Miss Baker, enjoyed a weiner and rnarshrnallow roast on "Hog Back." Oh, you good time. Football boys motored to Maumee. but lost the game, 26-6. Orchestra organized. re-organization of classes. Football game with North Baltimore on home field. VVon. 8-0. First picture show. "Turn to the Right." Report cards given out for first time. Do you like the new system of grading? Game at Liberty. Boys brought back the honors, 14-0. Vacation day. Teachers went to annual Northwestern meeting at Toledo. Annual High School Hallowe'en party. Oh. you baby, Vernard, .NOVEMBER Mr. Weaver in chemistry laboratory. iiliessie that might explode. you'd. better take Grace along." Football game at McComb, Victory, 13-0. Rainy weather. Volley ball played at noon. In biology, Martha Locey asked VVeaver why a cow would not eat a pumpkin when it was whole, but would if it was cut in pieces. Some Arlington played football here. Van Buren lost. 10-7. First number of lecture course, Dictrick and Company, Franks, Space, Trautman and Decker joined the National Guard. Aren't we proud of them? Football game at Arcadia. Won, 25-ll. Parents' day. Style show, by Home Economics girls, VVhat happened today when group 3 were distilling'? Girls trying out for basketball. I wonder why Nelly with her diary. Football game at Leipsic. We won, 640. Cloudy. Tests. James Fisher said pineapple grows on bushes seven feet high. Literary societies organized, Allen and Philomathean. farm girl. Brandeberry is so careful DECEMBER 'tThe Last Days of Pompeii," shown in picture films. A real "socialized" class in social problems. l Seniors started selling pencils, black and orange, with printed on them. Football boys enjoy annual banquet at First snow. Oh-u-snow balls. Basketball game at 1-loytville. Girls won, 14-31 boys First literary program. XVho won? The Philos. Christmas piogram and exchange in high school, Did Buren vs. North Baltimore. Roast turkey, fun and Christmas presents. English literature class makes resolution to get better grades in "Lady of the Lake," "Van Bureau High School" 1'100n. lost. 6-21. you see Santa Claus? Van JANUARY All broke our resolutions today. Is this what you call cold weather? Junior class play, "And Home Came Ted." In looking at the Paramoecium today. it appeared so small we couldn't see it. The chemistry class is wondering how the bottom drops out of an acid as Mr. Weaver explains. Every one studying hard for exams. How many will be exempted? In examination the question was asked what each individual intended to do in future years. Ralph Decker in answering it said. "I intend to be a druggist if I live long enough." Second literary. Philos won again. Basketball game with Arlington. In history class James Fisher insisted on calling the Hawaiian Islands "Hiawatha" Mr. Chronic and Mr. Koch were absent on account of illness. Mr. Weaver made known to his economics class that he was pretty well connected. Different choruses picked for the high school operetta. "Gypsy Rover." Barney Googles won over the Spark Plugs for securing the mfbSt subscriptions for the "Country Gentleman." 4, y. W. ..-.f ,f-f f- ,P Forty-Six LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 FEBRUARY 1 Third literary. The Allens were victorious. Basketball game with Rawson. Both teams lost. 2 The ground hog failed to see its shadow, due to no sunshine. 4 Enidemic of bobbed hair. Victims are Aura Barnd. Bessie Stallbohm, Gertrude Mitchell, Burnette Bu1'rell, Lenore Trout, Fern Thomas and Susie De Bouver. 5 Icy weather. Iva Schwab can tell us all how hard the sidewalk 6 Thirty minutes spent in commemoration of President VVilson's death 8 In making it plain, as to the cost pei mile on an excursion from Lima to Toledo, Mr. Weaver said he rode himself for 25c. D ll Debate in Home Economics, 'ARQ-solved That Hot VVater System of Heating is More Efficient Than Hot Air," Margaret Mackey has the hot air. Mr. Copeland in telling the clvics class that While he had the honor of being justice of peace, he would rather have done different courting from that. 13 Debates in civics. Much enthusiasm shown. 14 How many Valentines did yon receive? VVe all know who our close friend is today. 15 Mt. Coty played basketball game here and lost. 16 County teacheis institute at Van Buren. Dinner served by Senior class. 18 I wonder why everybody is sleepy today. even the teachers. 19 Both basketball squads practicing for tournament at Arcadia, Played Liberty- glrls lost while boys won. 20 Mr. XVeaver asked Grace Mitchell to explain the making of water gas. In reply to his command she said, "Oh, I can't go through the process." 21 Lliteiary. Philos still ahead. 22 Holiday. Everyone glad for a vacation. 23 Girls' basketball team won championship at tournament. 26 Mr. Chronic has learned how to whistle through his nose. 27 High school operetta given. "The Gypsy Rover." 28 Repiesentative of Tiffin Business college gave an interesting talk before the high school, Girls' basketball team banqueted, 29 Basketball teams went to North Baltimore to see the "Birdie" MARCH 1 March forgot to come in like a lion. Basketball game at Arlington. 3 I wonder what Mr, Vveaver thought of his economics class today. Not one could answer his questions. -i Mr. Chronic in literature class asked Marion Smith if he knew of any common expression that was used extensively around the school building. Marion replied, "I don't know." Mr. Chronic said, "That's right, it Seems that is all you can say when I ask you a question here of late." 5 Last number of lecture course, "Shubert Ladies' Quartettef' 6 Claude Decker, a member of last yt-ar's Junior class, visited the school, Mr. VVeaver said to his chemistry class "I can't understand why you folks are sro funny." Lester Ensign said. "XYe are making laughing gas. that is the reason." It's good for the grouch. 7 Basketball game at Rawson. 11 Schick treatment given to many pupils. How does your arm feel? 12 James Fisher thinks glass is dug from the ground. In answering the question as to what glass is. he replied, "lt is something which breaks when you run your hand through lt, 13 Leonaid Trautman in explaining the Dayton manager plan of goverment said they got a manager from Niagara Falls. Mr. Copeland then asked if the manager shut and opened the gate to the wateiefall. 14 After Constance Duffield had taken the Schick test. she said, "If this don't kill me, I'll take the other shot." Basketball game here with Arcadia. IT St. Patrick's day. Some forgot to "wear" their green. 18 Basketball game at Arcadia. 21 Girls' basketball team played Findlay girls and won. The Boyscouts won over lliberty's team. 26 Ralph Decker said: "I've heard that so much l got callouses on my ears." al .1un.ors won inter-class basketball tournament. ini llumni gives play entitled. "Golden Butte." 30 In special English class Noah Spitler asked if this sentence needed a dash after it. "el, ten-dollar bill flew around the corner." Mr. Chronic laughing. said, "I should think there would be a dash after it," APRIL 1 "April Fool, wash your face and go to school." 3 Inter-class contest. The Seniors won the cup for the second time in their high school career. 4 Mr. Copeland entertained the basketball team at his home. 8 Mr. Weaver was wondering how the sink got so clogged up in chemistry laboratory, Of coure it was blamed on to the boys and one of the "bright students" spoke up and said, "W'hy we just put the 'H' in and leave the 'O' out in H20 twater.J" 10 Mr. Copeland absent. Mr. Koch, how do you like to teach the Seniors? 11 First Section of county oratorical contest at Findlay. 18 Second section of county oratorical contest at Findlay. MAY 2 Junior-Senior banquet. Track meet, North Baltimore vs. Van Buren. 7 Giade May Festival. 9 Hancock county track meet at Fair grounds. 14 Senior reception at the home of Mr. Copeland. 16 Senior class play, "Pollyanna." 18 Baccalaureate sermon. 20 Eighth grade commencement. 22 High school commencement. 23 Last day of school. Big dinner. 24 Alumni banquet. +BY BESSIE STALLBOHM. 4. . --..ew fe Q 51:11 -:Z ..,-,-Vym: -.msn We Y. V 4. Forty Seven ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SC OL-19 if l : .3 . l 1 1: :C ,,: H 1, Q 1 V -1- 4. . f : : LZ C 1- Z , " Q x 1 , L : F f -1 S , 1 1 :L Q. p. Q. 'G L ,i S : :L v. Q' w v. Q E 5 3 5 'Z 'E H Q 2 -5 : E 1 3 5 -. 5, 3 Z W U C' P5 2 z " SZ Y E 'E 'i V 5 .E .E : z Q C O 5 ff .I g LZ LI Z4 L L L L J 3 L A L P 1- I 1- A , 7' I 2- L L A C 1 : I Q , : I ? L F 2 O L" E C P- 9 .1 ' F 5 L t - LJ , .5 , fi : L , r Q, , z :L , 4: - - 5 , A 4: .- - 1 1 L ,,:. z .,- w 5 : V ... L. 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Forty-Nine AL LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED 'SCHOOL-19 .g.....,,- - --'-......A- - ---2:--AH - Y--..-........-V-V --frr A --A - --- ----H 1: 4. Fifty LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 .p , - M- -W - ....-mf - - 2:1--::A..Y.w V - ,-W -.-.fr--f---M - - 1 1 1.3. Fifty-One ALLEN TOXVNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL--19 Senior Class Play HE "Class of 192-V' will present their Senior play, "Pollyanna,', Friday evening. llflay 16. K'Pollyanna'l is sometimes called i'The Glad Play", and is based on the novel by Eleanor H. Porter. The story has to do with experiences of an orphan girl who is thrust, unwelcome, into the home of a maiden aunt, "lWiss Polly Harrington." ln spite of the tribulations that beset her life she manages to find something to be glad about, and bring light into sunless lives. Finally. Pollyanna straightens out the love affairs of her elders, and last, but not least. finds happiness for herself in the heart of jimmy. The synopsis of the scenes and the cast of characters is as follows: Act. l. Miss Polly Harringtonls Parlor. Act 2. John Pendleton's Library. Act 3. Same as act two. Act -P. Same as act two. CAST or CHARACT Ras Mrs. Carmody, of "The Ladies' Aidl' - - - Juanita Edwards lwiss Carrol, of UThe Ladies, Aid" - - A - Louise DeRodes lllrs. Gregg, of HThe Ladies' Aid" - Bessie Stallbohm Nlrs. VVinters. HThe Ladies' Aidn - Lenore Trout Nancy, Nliss Polly's servant - - Burnette Burrell lbliss Polly Harrington, her aunt - - Flora Ausenbaugh Pollyanna Ufittier, "The Glad Girl" Nelly Brandeberry jimmy Bean. an orphan - - - James Fisher john Pendleton, a bachelor - - - Clifton Myfgrant Bleecker, Pendleton's man - - - Donald Hart Doctor Chilton, Pendleton's friend - - Loy Powell Pianist ----- ---- G race Mitchell Orchestra and special music - lva Schwab and Harold Hartman Property Manager - - - - Leonard Trautman Stage lvlanagers Nlarion Smith and Lester Ensign -r-------- ----- -- ----- -----------.-.----f. .f:- 1 1:-:Y 'ef------A :-+-- -1- Fiffy'Tfwo 2 - LEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 unior Class Play HE junior play, "And Home Came Ted," was given hy the junior class, January -I-, 192-I-, in the High School Auditorium. The play was supervised by the class sponsor, Nlr. WVeaver. The following is the cast of characters: Ted - - Elsie this vvifej Mr. Man - Skeet Mollie Henrietta Darby Jim Ricker - Miss Loganberry Aunt Jubilee Dianna Garwood - - - - - - - A Ralph Decker - Aura Barnd Culver Gorsuch - lVIarion lnbody Gertrude lwitchell - Ruth Hart - - Noah Spitler Kathryn Huntington - Fern Thomas Hattie Huffman Senator McCorkle - - Vergil Dove Ira Stone - ------ Raymond Troxt The School Trucks HIS is Allen Townshipls A-l system of transportation, The trucks are under supervision of Ross Morehead, who is a skilled mechanic. The drivers are as follows: Truck N 0. Truck No Truck No Truck No Truck No. Truck No Truck No - Boyd. Hutson - Mell Powell - Dona Foust - George Connell lvlerit Newcomer Ross Morehead VVilliam Trout 4. ........- - .,:,.,.. 12...-...... - ..-- -1,11--1 ,---..' - f ,-f ,..-..g. Fifty- Three 1897-1898 ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-19 ALUMNI OFFICERS-1924 RAYMNOND 'THOMAS - - - - President DONA FOUST - - Vice President NITA HENRY - Secretary-Treayurer GEORGINA PEFFLY ----- Reporter "Stars come out to show their light, VVe are here to show our might." The Alumni Association of Van Buren was prominent long years before the erection of our present "Allen Township High School," Every year, at the close of the school term, a banquet is given to that years graduating class. To plan for this year's banquet. the president chooses members to act on following committees: Menu, Decorating, Program, and lnitiating. The purpose of "Our Alumni Assuviationn is to re-new Old acquaintances, and by so doing draw t'The Tie That Binds" a little. Here's to you-ALUMNI. IJ, Ii. Spitler 0. XY. Flanagan Physician Station agent Hoytville. U. Van Buren, 0. Ethel Spitler Ulerk Toledo, O. Maud Franc-es fMurrinJ Married Findlay, 0, 1898-99 Martin Hartman Bookkeeper Pittsburg, Pa. 1900-01 XV. C. Dove Elder llloomville, 0. Fred XVhetstone Politirian Findlay, fb, 1901-02 Vergie Spitler Cllectell Married Midwest. XX'yo. Harry Spitler Plumber Cleveland, O. John Poole Gas and oil man Van Buren, 0. Troy Spitler Physician Findlay, 0, Melville Bushong' Bookkeeper New Stark, O. 1903-04 Lula Exley fCarrJ Married Seattle, XVash. Lawrence Bectel Oil man Midwest. YVyo. Charles Huntington Pumper Van Buren, O. Merle Trout Farmer Saline, Mich. 1904-05 Hazel MacGeorge CPoole-J Married Paragold. Ark, Frank Bectel Mex-hanicl Findlay, O. Clyde Pepple Farmer Arcadia. O. Cleo Hartman lDuffieldJ Married Van Buren, O. Glenna Trout fDayJ Married Deceased Edna Hall CHuntingtonJ Married Van Buren, O. Bessie Shimmnn CBeebeshimerJ Married Toledo, O. 1906-07 Etta Mellay CDuffieldJ Married Van Buren, O. Love Burman fSmithD Bookkeeper Detroit, Mich. 1907-08 Howard Crawford Salesman Cleveland, O. Ross Van Eman Instructor Columbus, O. Forest Overholt Minister Benton Ridge. O. Edith Hardy CBronsonJ Married Marysville, O. Edna Knoke CMnreheadJ Married Van Buren, O. Ruth Peffley CDehnhoffJ Married Van Buren, O. 1908-09 Vern Scott Oil worker North Baltimore, O Blanch Bectel Clerk Findlay, 0, Eva Teatsorth fCamphellJ lviarried Van Buren, 0. Helen Poole CHildehrandJ Married Cleveland, O. May Housten tTl'10I'11SbYJ Married Detroit, Mich. 4,777 Y Y , ,Y ,V - - - ....- ?....ef: - - 1 Fifty-I"our ALLEN TOVVNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL-1924 Hallie Gayle Bessie Huntington CHart5 Kuhlman CCrosserj McCartney Len Overholt Neil R Clark Oral F Naomi Obbins Roberts lanagan tijill-rj Smith ilfarisunj Alice Bushung CNeiswande1-J Orphan Guy D Kuhlman Cfzlylorl ehnhoff Manette NVilson l-jzirl May Christi Zeller Orville Lenten Fra nk e Cramer fkioustonj Taylor Knoke Overholt CSteenl Shuwnizzn Ruth May fliarryb Grace Marie Ardine Comlway CPittmz1nJ Knoke lle Poe Lulu Hevhtel .I oseph Goldie Claren Knokc Dehnhofi' ee Hastings Marion Ensign flfookj Rudy Clements Hose well H artmzin Carl Vkfilson Fluren Sidney NVyz1nt Nellie Pearl Ralph Helen Lydia ce Poe fSpitlerJ Ensign Connell Bushunsf tliingy Miller Clleckb Nelson Hissong fiWf'C1'2lCkE'11J Geisey Fred Rudle Frick Poe Violet Patterson UVagnerD Fred O'Leary Edna Decker Married Married Home Farmer Gus man Mzlrried 1910-11 Mn1'1'iMl Married M:1r1'i1'1l Oil man '1'x':xelf11-1' Mevhelnixz M:11'1'ie1l Meehsinin' Czlrlwntei' M:11'1'ie1l 1911-12 l"11r1n1-1' Mzxrric-41 IX1:11'1'iefl Slk'llll5.ZlEllJhl'I' Huinv Plc-rk 1912-13 I.z1l1m'n-1' llume l"a1'n1s-1' Mz1r1'iemI Oil xrorkm-1 Ilrills-r 1913-14 A1z11'1'ix-41 Call' 1'v11:1i1' .-Xc'f'uuu"x11 191-1-15 Mz11'1'iv1l Mzlrriell Student Mzlr1'iv4l 'l'elL-wlu-xie 1915-16 Foreniail Oil wnrkm 1916-17 Miirrierl Mechanic' lilitll 1 ups-1'zltu1' Stenug'1':1ph111' Detruit. Mich. Findlay, O. Findlay, O, Arcadia. O. indiana. Ilevezxsed. lfindlay, fl. l"1'1'1n011t, U. Fintllzny. 0. Iiuytville. U. Fincllziy. U, Texas. U. Venn lluren, U. Van liuren, U. l+'in4llz1y, 0: Toledo, 0. Finrllzly. ll. Yun ilulvn. U, l'1EXVt'1Jlllli. U In-1-easefl. 'I'ulv1lr1, O. Yun liureu, U, liuwliligr G11-1-n, U. Tiwledo, 0, Vzxn lluren, 0. Texas. North Iialtiincwe, U XYy11n1i11g. Yann Buren. 0. Texas. i"ll'lill2l5, 0. Findlzly, U. rivfilfxfill, O Filnllzly, U, Toledo. 0. Kirksville, Dig' 'Fimlif-r. Findlay, 0. Mu, Mont, Detroit. Mivh. RI2U'Ii12ld9ll, XVyu. XYesterville, O, Yan Buren. O. Findlay. U. Loyrie XVithrow Instruvtor Malisnn. XVis. Hildred Hartman CB1':1ndberryd Mzirried liloumdzxle, O, Raymond Stallbohm Student Kirksville, Mo. May Steen 'IR-zzcher Findlay, O. Marguerite Knoke Nurse Toledo, 0. Shubert Stricklet Student Akron, 0. Leia Keeler fPaigej Married North lhxltimore, O Claude Smith Cfvnfec-'inner Howling Green, O. 1917-18 Beatrive Alexander fTayl01'J Married Van Buren, 0. Emerson Kagy Farmer Van lfluren. O. Marie Brnndberry CH00hj Mzlrrieel Tlloomdale. 0. Bertha Brinkman Student lluwiing Green. U. George Neil Mechanic Cygnet. O. Laverna Dehnhoff Home North Baltimore. O. Bernice Ensign Deceased. Harold Snitler Mechnniv Vain Buren, O. -1-----f -A---W - - --- -.,- Y--.---..f:: , -W .. ::... f -....- , --A. - .....,. l"ifty-Five ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL 19 Ada Huntington iFoustJ Married Van Buren, O. Rachel Shelley 4XViltersonJ Married Toledo, O. Edward Taylor Mechanic Casper, VVyo. Fannie Snowman ffhringtonb Pianist Findlay, O. 1918-19 Dona Foust ' Farmer Findlay, 0, Bernice Keelor CSt0ughJ Married Findlay, 0. Marie Foust CAllenJ Married Deceased. Martha Taylor Nurse Findlay, O. Arrline Poe Teacher Garretsville, O May Miller Student Findlay, O. Annie Ausenbaugh Typist Toledo, O. Susie Burman fM21l'lll19ft9i Married Columbus, U. Eva Kempher Home Van Buren, O, Charlotte Nelson I-lookkeeper Van Buren, U. Dorthy Nusser Home Van Buren, O, xliernice Kempher lkookkeepei Findlay, U. 1919-20 Merle llushong' Bookkeeper Maumee, U. Dorothy McMurray Teacher Maumee, 0. Clarence Neal Station agent Mortimer, O. Lucille Knoke iGraft? Married Findlay, U. Donald XVerner Student Columbus, O. livalyn XVolfe Student Oberlin, O. llugh 1VIf'h'lUl'l'2Iy Oil worker Casper, XVyo, 1920-21 Leon Ensign Oil worker Findlay, O. Cleo Barnd Home Van Buren, O. Georgiana Peffley Teacher Van Buren, O. Delos Burrel Oil worker Van Buren, O. Gayle Peffley Home Van Buren, O, Lola Burrell fNYilliz1msJ Married Findlay, 0. Treva Edwards CNealJ Married Cygnet. U. Leota Hartman Home Van Buren, 0. XYinifred VVither0w Teacher Findlay, 0, Merle Steen Farmer Findlay, O. liernadine Carr fN9XX'K'0H19l'J Married Van Buren, O, Merle Stough Farmer Findlay, O, XYarren Snodgrass Lime laborer XVo0dvil1e. O, 1921-22 Naomi Ault Teacher Fostoria, O. Pauline Amos Student Van Buren, O. XVa'ter Bowman Accountant Cleveland, O, Helen Delong QMygrantJ Married Findlay, O. Burdette Baker Student Findlay, 0, Alice Taylor Student Cleveland, O, Mary Stall iMacRillJ Married Vanlue, O. Donald Taylor Laborer Findlay, O, Josephine Flannagan Student XVesterville, O, Theodore VV0lfe Student Findlay, O. Raymond Thomas Mechanic Toledo, O, Melvin Cline Mechanic Findlay, O, Earl Steen Student Bowling Green 1922-23 Velma Patterson Home Van Buren, O. Gladys Schwab Student Tiffin, O. Dean Flannagan Farmer Van Buren, O. Gladys DeRodes Student Findlay, 0. Philinda Poole CSnodgrassJ Married XVoodville. O. Kenneth Sherbrook XVorker Bairdstown, O. Gladys Huffman Student Tiffin, O. Mildred Locey Student Howling Green Dorthy Huntington Student Bowling Green Emerson Smith Mechanic Deceased. Nida Henry Student Howling Green Hazel Dilts Student Columbus, O. Helen Poe Student Bowling Green .g.,,, , I"i,fty-Six 0 , ?z C , f. . ' , JL - ' KQA 1 , fa I i t In-'fa - ",.f A -. ' ' in R, ,iazfi 'j g ' X 'P l Nsf' Er: I I-X .li , l tags, ,,:f.. 1X . EEE. I 2 4 ' ' f e-,1 qu' '11, z. 'E ,f ,fit-W x YL. - 'mf -- if' , 5- 2:31-ff 'f - 'f L9 l x . EW - +4 . and Mlgfw , H23 Spf, ibig-Zi' if WW, WW 2'?Yrf':i'24xE' 'i ',?f1fS:PE15Ei5l L wat 2- 1-1: " ' :fl . '-P' F - -7- 0 .-. .. , 5' -gl in--gr -"' , --,1's.'-big? I 5 V wruui,-M Yfffmqsgv ww? 'Q ' . 5 . .1 H5 ' 5112, l ' H SER V ICE H V I i l lar TELEPHONE MAIN zoo .1 3 MRS. HARRIETT E. LEITER gi, 'Q J- our: LADY ASSISTANT 'fit l l ' : 5 ing as the result of years of ex- l X , perience, and responds at any ls the most competent in her call- I N' " i 1 - time for the care of a lady or Q child, rendering every service ' , 1 possible when such service is ap- - i 1 , :- i preciated most. 'K Q .r . . . , iff? This, too, is an added service fur- f - -r 1.. . .-115, nished by The Rader Funeral "Ji - L . -Ill " 1 - " Home at no extra charge. , lv , u. X. - - X, BAUER FUNERAL HUME - N . Findlay, Ohio PRIVAIE QUARINEI IE uumuumln IUIIUIIIIIIUIIIU umvugl nu u nu u uuuuuwu u Y - 4 W 3 ' df? is ,. , 5 l if fr I' X' fl ,' -- T55 4 ji v-4 ',,,..,, 71.1 L g,.i,i i' 5 - ff ' THE AMERICAN -FIRST NATIONAL BANK FINDLAY, 01-HO The Only National Bank in Hancock County The Only Bank in Hancock County Under Government Control The Only Bank in Hancock County Belonging to the Federal Reserve System The Bank that Backs the Farmer Assets-84,500,000 Main Oilkice-Main and Main Cross Sl eets First Office-Main and W, Crawford St eets STRONG PROGRESSIVE SAFE MY WORK "Let me but do my work from day to day In field or forest, desk or loom, In roaring market place, or tranquil room. Let me but find it in my heart to say, When vagrant wishes beckon me astray, This is my work, my blessing, not my doom, Of all who live, I am the one by whom This work can best be done in my own way, To suit my spirit and to prove my powers, Then shall I cheerfully greet the laboring hours And cheerful turn when the long shadows fall At eventide to play, and love and rest, Because I know for me my work is best." -Herzry Van Dyke The Buckeye-Commercial Savings Bank FINDLAY, omo Loyal Progressive Absolutely Safe We Lead, Others Follow FEDERAL TIRES IF You HAVE TIRE TROUBLE Call Phone 554 For FREE TIRE SERVICE Dixie Tire Shop 318 N. Main St. Findlay, Ohio FINDLAY, OHIO ALLEN TOWNSHIP CENTRALIZED SCHOOL BUSSES ON FEDERAL TIRES FURNISHED BY DIXIE TIRE SHOP Uhr illgtlr Sviuhin Photographers Portraits of Character We make pictures that speak for themselves CALL MAIN 2527 Over North Side Buckeye-Commercizll Bunk 00 N. Nlzlin St. Findlay, Ohio C. B. BAKER HARDWARE Harness Implements Stoves-Paints-Oils Auto Tires MCCOMB, OHIO E. E. DENTON Staple and Fancy Groceries All Orders Promptly Filled Phone 2 on 4 Van Buren, Ohio 1 The Ohio Bank and Savings Co. FINDLAY, OHIO Education and a Bank Account is the foundation for Success A Deposits of 31.00 starts a Savings Account 100W Service 4'Z, on Deposits wax 'U lu Youchum Meat X -Z3 Market Dealers In jig 329 I . , 4 , :QI " Qi I Mig! ' :N fig: 'X ,' W R5 - 'J L in' 'Q fee Z '- STOUFFERQ BIG Fresh 81: Salted Meats STORE North Baltimore, ohio W. I.. Stouffer, Prop. HARDWARE FURNITURE STOVES MACHINERY North Baltimore, Ohio v - 7- --7 The Van Buren Auto Co Authorized Ford and Fordson Sales and Service TIRES, TUBES AND ACCESSORIES Garage and Repair Shop A VAN BUREN, OHIO Shoes For Everybody M. F. EX M. SI-ICE CG. E. B. STEVENSON Engraving and Repairing a Specialty .IEWELER AND OPTOMETRIST A Large Line of Wrist Watches and Diamonds in White Gold North Baltimore, Ohio v The Findlay Dairy Company DAIRY PRODUCTS ' "Velvet Quality" Ice Cream "Sunflower Brand" Butter FINDLAY, OHIO Buyers of Milk and Cream Qhio Farmers Insurance Company J. c. SPENCER Hancock County Agent FINDLAY, OHIO Spencer Service Satisfies THE OLD MAN ON THE FENCE "The old man on the fence" and what does he mean A sittin' up there just so Is a question that many a kid ast his pa A great many years ago: An' Wouldn't it sound mighty good just to know The answer that Pa gave his kid 'Bout what the old man up there with his Scythe VVas thinkin' about or did. But the farmer that see the "Old Man on the Fence" A lookin' him straight in the face Prom the top of at policy written on fire, Tornado and sich on his place, He lrfnolws what it means to his family to ee That lightning, tornado and flame Ilon't have any terrors for them an' for He Stands for help when you need it the most, VVhen everything seems gone to Dot. An' all you can see just as far as you look Is a great big ugly black blotg Then's when the "Old Man" climhs down off the fence An' gives you a slap on the hack, As he reaches clear down in his pocket so deep An' hands you a bundle of "jack," 'l'hat'S what the "Old Man on the Fence" means to us. As he sits there and quietly waits, An' only climbs down when he goes to the help Of the man who's at victim of fatesi No man ever knows and he never can tell VVhen calamity camps near his door, him But if guardefl secure by the "Man on the While the "Old Man's" watchin' the Fence" game. He d0n't have to worry "no more." The Home of Guaranteed Clothing for Men and Boys Flechner Clothing Co. NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO 128 North Main Street Home Phone 464-J Findlay, Ohio HART AUTO TOP CO. J. H. Hart, Proprietor Q ' ' Seat Covers, Hoods and All Top Supplies AW Windshield and Body Glass 2 CALIFORNIA TOPS FOR ALL MAKE OF Xffxl?Yf CARS S9800 UP . 9 - LANEY S SHOE STORE x NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO REED Xooose , Guaranteed All Leather Shoes SHOES .I For Everybody A U Home of Red Goose School Shoes-They make the feet smile COIvIPI.IMEN'I'S RUMMELL'S COMPLETE AUTOMOBILE SERVICE FINDLAY, OHIO X 5 X in 'iwiiiiaii if 1 Jfffl kl H Eiigii ii-if i Wg X i iiilisim , . V 4 K ggi, 7' V57 4 Z1 H lil if R ia illsiw i . L 1 s iii X f 'M 1 h '::.-:.-5: ' 7 -W W if 71 , " Yu , , 4--lwyi , ,. Y " E51 1?-' V-fiiiwv , f EE T? gif -W f i 1 - -R if gia'i:iiiiLQi I ug ff- A1-3' ,EQ 177-i. I . sig! 3 , "1 v 'i H5 if 1"'3,h1 A I , ' :J Q 5 ..1 . .f"f 'If" f -X "5ff11:'fzrilLefi i I fiiiiii WT.: ' Y .. 1.e."1L1'5k14- i N A : PW H GHOLKEKS BAKERY FINDLAY, OHIO KARG BROTHERS Dealers iii Fresh and Salt Meats of All Kinds 33 south iviaii si. isoiii vii es 13 HNDLAY oiiio John H. Williamson REALTOR FARMS CITY PROPERTY wo Ewing Buiidiiig FINDLAY, oiiio Old Morescot Says: The best place in Findlay to buy clothing. Make your next suit a Society Brand, World's finest cloth- ing. Glad to show you anytime. MORESCOT tif CO. DELL WAGNER HARNESS AND SHOE REPAIRING IIO N. Main Street' NORTH BALTIMORE FROM AN ALUMNI ED WARD URSCHALITZ MERCHANT, TAILOR 333 North Main Street FINDLAY, OHIO Goodyear, Lancaster and Silvertown Cords give more miles for less money NORTH SIDE VULCANIZING WORKS 348 No. Main Findlay, Ohio E. W. NEWMAN Furniture and Floor Coversings Main 461-J 324 North Main St FINDLAY, OHIO U. G. GUISEY VAN BUREN, o. Your Home Hardware, Harness Man Everything for the Horse and Home Buy Your Goods at The C. W. DeRocles Store VAN BUREN, OHIO A big store of Depend- able Merchandise A grocery department unsur- passed for quality and service. A Hreal good store" in n real good community. The Hardy Banking Co. NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO' The Unvarying Story The majority of our patrons tell an unvarying story of satis- faction regarding our banking ac- commodations. This impels us to suggest that you laso would be pleased with our service. 1924 Ninety percent of the young men graduates of North Balti- more High School :ire wearing S tyleplus Clothes QUALITY CLOTHES POPULAR PRICED L. W. Biehler North Baltimore, Ohio Hgiehler Crm Sui! You" J . J . Waaland Practical Florist and Plant Grower FINDLAY, OHIO Vegetable Plants, Cut Flowers and Potted Plants YYHOLESALE AND RETAIL VN'ecIrling' and Funeral XYork a Specially You can do better at XVzLalaIxd's Greenhouse. Prompt service an-I fresh flowers at lowest prices.- Pnoxn MAIN sen Greenhouse, 138-42 Larkins St. Marinello Approved Beauty Shoppe FOR THE LADY WHO CARES FOR HAIR, FACE AND HANDS The only Shoppe operated by a graduate of the National School of Cosmeticians affiliated with Marinello. Soft water shampoo- ing and Marcel waving. Maude Henderson Buckeye Commercial Bank Bldg. Bell 44oN Second Floor ARE YOU A Beacon Reader? lf not try it 2 months for 25c. lt has more rural news of interest to you than any other publication. TRY B E A C O N PRINTING A want ad. for a few cents will sell any article useless to you- somebody has use for it. Give it a try-out. WEEKLY BEACON North Baltimore, O. ROTH'S GIFT AND DRAPERY SHOP 115 North Main Street FINDLAY, orno "Rnth'.r Gifts Allways Please -Izzrxpmsifve, Toon The Mortimer Grain 85 Supply Co. we BUY GRAIN We sell almost' all kinds of feeds, salt, coal, fertilizer, fence, pests, flour, hinder twine, rooting and roof paint. Both Phones Bell No. 953 F 1 George P. Worrell Dealer ln General Hardware 304 North Main Street FINDLAY, OHIO The Schmidt Store No. BALTIORE, o. We sell the McCall Patterns, they are printed and the most simple pattern on the market. Try them. J. Frank Axline Chester Pendleto AXLINE and PENDLETON Attorneys and Counselors at Law FINDLAY, omo D U R A N T "Just a Real Good Car" STAR "Worth the Money" W. O. Ewing Motor Sales Co. 211 North Main St. Phone 374-W FINDLAY, OHIO Svmvrfz Sviuhin I-I. H. PORE tif CO. Ford Sales and Service MODERN GARAGE Ford Parts Accessories Tires Wreck Car SGFVICG NORTH BALTIMORE, O. PHONE 168 N. S. GATES 8z SON SLATE, TIN, GALVANIZED IRON AND ASPHALT SLATE ROOFING SHEET METAL VVORK Agents for Vvise and 1-'arquar Furnaces Good Heating a Specialty Hell Phone 412 Res., Bell 17237 201 N. Main St., Findlay, Ohio MASON CORDS VULCANIZING FULL LINE OF ACCESSORIES Bishop Tire Store 317 N. Main Phone 113-J FINDLAY, O. GASSMAN BROS. Hardware Phone Main 196 511 North Main St'. FINDLAY, O. R. E. WOLFORD Photographer Phone Main 597-W 2525 South Main St. Findlay, Ohio lJon't Just Say Bread, Specify SUNBURST BREAD The Taste Tells You f'lt's Better" 319-21 North Nlain St. SCHWAB BROTHERS ART-ALF-ED The Leading Grocery on the North Side Sole Agents for Gold Medal Coffee FINDLAY, OHIO Main 113-W Findlay, O. M. R. HESS Blacksmith F. M. BArRNHART Hardware, Paint, Field Seeds Poultry Food and Supplies Van Buren, O. Mutual Phone Funeral Director S. Main Findlay, O. RICHELIEU Brand of Pure Food Products Are Over Value Line 'l'heir Use is a Distinct Economy ENGLISH BROS. GROGERY NORTH BALNMOARE, o. HOME RESTAURANT The Place Where All the Good Fellows Eat Mrs. L. T. Kirian, Prop. VAN BUREN, o. WHAT ARE YOUR EYES VVORTH? FOR EXPERT OPTICAL SERVICE SEE MACK MYERS, Opt. D. ' OPTQMETRIST t , 103 N Findlay, Ohio . Main St. Bell Phone 1323 DRUGS THAT ARE PURE DRUGS THAT ARE FRESH DRUGS THAT ARE DEPENDABLE Dfispensed by a Registered Pharmacist Charles S. Roberts 111 So. Main St. North Baltimore, Ohio N U W 521- . 'X en", , 'x -A-ggi XE' A ' Ii "X 1, 'fe -47' V- -


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