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Haight I of the Alton Public Schools, who for thirty-seven years has given his undivided attention to the progress of education in this cityg who has been so uniformly successful in his many undertakings directed toward that end, and for whom we wish many more successful years of service, we, the Tatler Board of the Junior Class of 1913-14, do respectfully dedicate this volume. 1 J L l U ' k lwf ,W V4 V' QF' ifw ' lx Q" w w ' 1: ' W Jw .WW H ' J ww, 'rg 'mg V VLA QEC'n?1BLS3 00865 EUITURIN CHIEF 1 O-21J0fJw2Sf' RS5l5t NT gwwca JW? ss SJCH T BUSINEI35 MGB ss STH T J Owdrvfwf HRT EDITOR ss:-3 A JC 535 aff S' flfwiywaf if Mrffmlfn Q as ' 4 1 Vp Qld' .1 .iw W W W, . . J,-, Am. A 0 K , 9 , v ,Jxw f -lxvzg 1. f NYJX W D D f' Qi? fr, ' "l' '-I Qkfji? 'X F , Gu "' an :ir , 4, 5.35 l IJ. h I 1 U ' , ju .,-,, X R fl ' film 1 fo? w " W ga? Q if A . N of -9 MMM H V KN R F , 'ff , me 'X 'W WNWHPW 5"'iI 'I Nw 'Ki fx ' wi l -W vp ' X f Q' 4 Q5 .1 X L 1' , A I N W y X 'lll ,:f'2L1l!? 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We are just as certain as you are that you could have done better with your eyes closed, and you have our sincere sympathy because of the fact that the opportunity for so doing was not presented to you. We ask but one thing. If any slam herein found hurts, remember that a famous man said, "If the cap fits, wear it." 11 ALTON HIGH SCHOOL 12 5 ' 2 : 3 1 ' Z 2 5 'Q 3 :'- 5 5'-.E-. : : QE E 2 E .i---- :I -D g 5 'ig E. S E 2 : E-. 1 l ,E X x . ,, ff? ,nw X my i m 1 wh Ff '2s'4iiqn'?f':1!" , ' ?fl,'fvQf'? ."f7Y '- JQQW' W fl , , if f W . P1 I X 'I C' .yi 1 If , ,, u "Aff - ,, Q V c. '32 ' .3 - Cf. f 'i ff xx if 0 '92 5 "cm-,.1 'f In " ll, ' ff rl 'X' 122: '12 . r If :JG in Q' 1.4 'H+ X I ju Iwiflf, lx ttagqx nf ' MH , "iig'!'o X., " SX vfvfifvii ' ,em , pn ' f 0 4.. rr fig f o , -, f f M' X ' Q, I . 1 ,W .4 I fig was M Q if l,'n':' fl, Bnfjgl' k 15: 1 N5 Q1 af -+221 ' x K ' M I rw . .paffrf Q 1 11' :V 'lf' r,-. - ,u 1,1 ,Lf N If W 'I I X 'pm , . .A . X, gm., " 4 ,W I X. 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Metz, Ph.M., fSyracuse Universityb. f3.Helen A. Naylor, A.B., CUniversity of Illinoisb. ! f, Carrie G. Rich, Klllinois State Normall. l4'G. C. Ritcher, Q Illinois State Normall. MC. P. Steward, A.B., I Bates Collegeb. f7,Carolyn M. Wempen, B. S., CShurtleff Collegel. ffAlida C. Bowler, A.M., Clllinois Universityl, resigned Upper Alton Department. I7 Principal, R. L. Lowry. lol G. Fertig. 21 Eusebia Martin, A.B., fShurtleff Collegeb. "Oh, Reader, be merciful to me, a fool."-EDITOR. 16 XZ'-X f 'Um 'Mi K1 , I E 1 1 , 4.4 Hmwptlw- MIWMW gf Ad- XXXL --J X-.4 V X "9f2 V, ,A s New fypajfg-Q ,. ,fS:s22,-iswff W K SYS Q if ,li Xf M N X I ith I JT fflbflv f-nz l X M O ffzyw, Qkixkzxx . r. r M Q r Qi - xx' 3 ' -' - . ji? . N i1'-!s"fZfifi'5jFij3ffX p-,,,,2"1?Tg.if4.?-rag, fi. a"ii',-Til-f" ' .J ia.. Ira" iff! -. , -XSS' 25:'j??Nl' Vs Z A H: 4 L kit? 42 .Steiff ' SEA is f ff W W1.'44-fly? riffs? X xiii lf H ,,i ,f,j1f4f S jg 7 ew l If ff 5, Q- , as xg .4 H LL ,Maw 'ff X A 1 + E- fixxv K X R. ,, 1' f ' .f For High Honor, no grade, in four regular subjects, below Excellent and no demerits. For Honor, no grade, in four regular subjects, below 85, and not more than three demerits. SECOND SEMESTER-19 10-11. John Ryrie Ruby Sidwell Harold Smutz Dorothy Browne Walter Burns Thomas Haycraft Agnes Powell George Smith Vera Greeling Eunice Whitney Alma Armour Rudolph Knight Emily Nixon Mamie Snyder Theodore Kohlhepp Adolph Wuerker Alice Gates Elizabeth Rose Edward Stafford High Honor. Honor. Elisabeth Dormann Helen Joesting George Walter Eula Green Marie Fitzgerald Grace Little Ernest Rennebaum Ethel Waltrip Adele Strubel Alice Joesting Gladys May Paul Scott Russell Stewart Helen Hudgens Daisy Smith Marcus Welton His only thought is that he never had one."-OLIVER PRATZ. lS Fate FIRS:l' SEMESTERfl9l1-12. Frank Morfoot Gladys May Ruby Sidwell Eunice Whitney Florence Rose Helen Boals Walter Burns Thomas Haycraft Florence Hurley Grace Little Agnes Powell George Smith V Vera Greeeling Blanche Denny Emily Nixon Mamie Snyder Casper Jacoby Edward Stafford Henry Kramer High Honor. Honor. Bertha Zimmermann Helen Hudgens George Walter Gould Hurlbutt Eugene Walter Alice Joesting Rudolph Knight Helen Joesting Mary Eunice Caywood Robert Bradshaw Elisabeth Dormann Ada Hemken John Lemp Blanche Peters Ernest Rennebaum Ethel Waltrip Adele Strubel Elvira Gormley Paul Scott Bessie Stallings Bert Russell Elizabeth Rose Erwin Koch Marcus Welton Harry Snyder Thomas Wimber tried to conceal him by naming him Smith."-GEORGE SMITH 19 V...- Alton High School Class 1911 Class Day Program, June 15, 2 p. m. Piano Duet-Valse Brilliant . . . Moszkowski Mildred Rutledge Helen Holl Class History ..... Edith Tonsor Oration . . . The American High School Rex Gary Music-Class Trio-Song of a Shepherd . . Fox Helen Holl Ruth Dorsey Rosalie Zaugg Class Poem . . Carl Hartmann Recitation .... A Rose of Rome Josephine Waldrip Vocal Solo . . Sing, Smile and Slumber Gertrude Maul Class Will ..... Flora Glen Class Prophecy . . Edith Lowe Class Song . . Class of 1911 President's Address . . Joseph McMullen Toy Symphony ..... Romberg Class Orchestra "Our hearts today are far away." CW M A. closesl-0. A. K. ' 20 QIUIHIUPNFPIUPUT iE3EPI'fiHP5 Qllass uf 1911 Alton 'fhigh Srhnnl High School Auditorium, Friday a.m., June Sixteenth, Nineteen Hundred Eleven. fragrant Poetic Scenes, Godard In the Woods -On the Mountains-In the Village. High School Orchestra. Invocation. Piano Duet, Overture to Der Freischutz, Weber Hazel May Eaton, Elizabeth Ryrie Caldwell. Salutatory, Grace Elizabeth Kelsey Vocal Solo, Happy Days, Sirelcskz' Helen Edith Holl. Address, Scaling Life's Matterhorn, C. Frank Vreeland. Song, The Miller's VVooing, Faning-Spz'rkcr Girls' Glce Club. Valedictory, Dorothy Anne Browne Presentation of Diplomas by I. W. Schoefiler, Pres. of Board of Education. Song, The Time of Roses, Bcrwald Girls' Glee Club. " You, Degie, have a lean and hungry look." 21 I, Paul Zerwekh, Lucian Taylor, - Martha Stanley, - Program Lucian Taylor Martha Stanley Sidney Gaskins Invitation Mary Ryrie Martha Stanley Lillian Gaddis an Li y fm Q DU ca yiiy - - - - President - - Vice President - Secretary and Treasurer M o'rTo: Vive et cogita. COLORS: Black and Yellow. COMMITTEIQS: Ring Lillian Gaddis Martha Stanley Lucian Taylor ' Motto Martha Stanley Mamie Sydney Frank Morfoot "A mind quite vacant is a mina' at peace."-EUGENE PRICE. gg Q53 UA T ist C03 1 Paul Zerwekh, HP. Z. " Illini Pres. '10, Vice-Pres. 'llg Class Pres. '09, '10, '11, 'l2: Asst. Bus. Mgr. "TATl.ER" '10g Football '10, Capt. 'llg Vice-Pres. Sodalitas Latina '10, Pres. 'llg Capt. Illini Debating Team '10 and 'llg Pres. Athletic Assn. 'llz Class Basket Ball, Team '101 Junior Play '10, ' Martha Stanley, Lucian Taylor, Helen Didlake, 'iMart. " HL11. " "Did, " Illini Pres. 'l1: Illini: Illini '10g ASSY- BUS MHI'-" QVILI-" '111 Class Vice--l'rl-s. '11 ancl 'l2: Drill to Junior Plavg Secy. and Treas, Class '11 and Treas, Soclalilas Latina '10: Class Program. 122 Class l'roltr:un. Junior Play '10g Class l'rrxgram. Lillian Gaddis, "Ann. " Pushmataha Pres. '11g Vice-Pres. of Class '091 Junior Play '10: Class Program. Sidney Gaskins, Eula Green, 6 ' 1 Illini Secy. and Treas, '11: 1 P 1 . Pushmamha' Cass rogram "Up in the air about nothing."-"SPL1sH" Bnssn. 215 Frank Morfoot, K I ' ' 3 9 SCIDIO. Pushmatahag Editoriifi-Chief of PIASA QUILL Pres. of Codalitas Latina '10. Salutatory. Mary Ryrie, Illinig Secy. of Sodalitas Latin Drill to Junior Play 'l0g Class Program. Mamie Sydney, Vernon Wade, George Walker U. A-L S SRGd., , Pushmatahag a 'llg Illini Debating Team 'llg I C1355 Program, Valedictory. Pushmataha' Class Program. He was ever precise in promise keeping."-TOM HAYCRAFT. 24 9 , l 5111 rmnriam The news of the death of the Mid-Winter class of '12 did not come as a shock to the public at large. For, as all logical thinkers had long ago concluded, how could such a class as this meet any other end? The end came in a peaceful slumber, entirely characteristic of their entire career. For nearly six years most of them had been permitted to pass their time at the Alton High School, but just as a policeman rudely awakens a peacefully slumbering Weary Willie, so Principal Richardson was at last compelled to awaken this class to the fact that they must do something. It appears that they perceived that the only thing possible for them to do was to effect their decease. So here we pay our respects and place a few laurels on their last resting place. "In men this blunder still you find, They think their little Set, I7l61llklI1d.H-PUSH. Mid-Winter Class Alina Cilgiglf School Class Day Thursday, January 25, 1912. Music High School Orchestra Class History Martha Stanley Class Poem Helen Didlake Essay-"Our Yellow Neighbor," Mary Ryrie Violin Solo George Walker Recitation-"The Prince of Illusion," Oration-' 'The Hidden Power, ' ' Class Prophecy Lillian Gaddis Vernon Wade Eula Green Piano Solo Lillian Gaddis Class Will Lucian Taylor Presidents Address Paul Zerwekh Music Y High School Orchestra "What! WouId'st thou have a serpent sting thee twice?"-Sm. GASKINS. 215 Cgrahnaiing 7 xvrriava min-winter Qllaaa nf 1512 ,Alton llliiglg Srlynul High School Auditorium Friday Evening, January Twenty-six Nineteen Hundred Twelve llrugrmn Music, High School Orchestra Invocation, Rev. S, D. lVIcKenny Salutatory, Francis George Morfoot Vocal Solo-"Rapture" Emily Louise Hoefert Address-"The American High School," Dr. John XV. Cook, President of the Northern Illinois Normal School. Music, High School Orchestra Valedictory, Mamie Louise Sydney Presentation of Diplomas by VV- Scllflellliff, President Board of Education. Music, ' High School Orchestra "Oh, if man were constant, he were perfect." -HILDA STRAUBE. 74 To The Serniorfs., E WISHED to say "respected" Seniors, but how could we when we knew you so well! "Familiarity breeds contempt." It is the custom that the Seniors set the example for the other classes, but We are glad to state that the Juniors of '13-'14 follow no such example, as that would mean destruction to the glorious old High. Do not think, Seniors, that we will sympathize with you on your glaring shortcomings, but, on the con- trary, we will hold them forth to the gaze of all, so that your end may not be the lot of any other class. Look further in this book, Seniors, but only at your own peril! 28 in X - . xg.. , 'xii V IW X7.NlfS3Nxk.'x My wkQ,w ' "Ja . V N' 1"' Iv: xx-'19, 1- awww! ,. 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Z , xx -1.-aaa, ff as-V X V f if 'VN X X ,A P Wxgxagez-'.'Aq2:?Q1a5a3g:'f Y X X - .Jw K 1 QQ51, -ggziily 'N' . X "lj ,W x - ' .wwf 11 W .f f 'il nf SE IOR CLASS Taylor Hyatt, Thomas Haycraft, Dora Bennes, Lyle Harford, Officers. COLORS. President - Vice President Secretary Treasurer Moss Green and Old Gold. Taylor Hyatt. Thomas Haycraft. "Tate," "Tommy " Pushmataha. Pushmataha: Vice-Pres. '10, '11: Pres. of Sodalitas Latina 'l0: Class Pres. '09, '10, '11, '12g Vice'Pres, of Sodalitas Football 'llg Latina 'llg Class Basketball 'llg Class Vice-Pres. '12, Mgr. of Football team 'llg Treas. Athletic Assn. '11, 'l2g Bus, Mgr. of "Tatler" 'llg Junior Play 'llg Baseball Mgr. '12. Dora Bennes. "Doelie. " Pushmatahag SeC'y and Treas. 'l21 Sec'y and Treas. Alton Club '121 Class Sec'y '12. Arts Pushmataha: Basketball 'l2g Class Treas. '12, "I never trouble trouble, till trouble troubles me."-ARNOLD ROSEBERY. 30 Lyle Harford Emma Ballinger. Lelia Bauer. Grace Beecher. Anna Benecke. ruina. Pushmataha: U. AJ "Amr " SeC'y and Treas. Class 'l0g Illini. U A . Junior Play '11, mini" Helen Boals. Karl Bockstruck. Robert Bradshaw. Charles Braun. "Bugs." Illini: I "Bul1ion. " "Browne " Illini: Der Deutsche Verem' Pushmataha. Illini. Sec'y and Treas. '12g Junior Play '11. "His head is as firm as a stone."-BARNET1' YAEGER. S51 ,J E F p il Pr i l l ngf .. w-:rig-i--1---wi E 5 f r. i E i 5 5, l r f r K E E..i Calanthe Brueggeman. Walter Burns. Bert Busse. mini. Pushmataha. "Splish. " Pushmatahag Sec'y and Treas. 'llc Football '10, 'llg Class Basketball '10, lll, '10g Basketball '12g Vice'Pres. Athletic Ass'n. 'l1. Vivian Carter ruini. Dell Dahlstrorn. Vera Dick. Mildred Dietiker. Kathleen Dodson Pushmataha: U. A: U. A.g U. A.: Sodalitas Latinag Illini. Pushmataha. Illi , Junior Play 'll. ' 'A ll scattered together"-FRr:sHMEN. 32 Elisabeth Dormann. Cora Draper. Cora Elder. Ruth Few. Illinig U. A.g U. A.g U. A.g Vice-Pres. of Der Deutsche Pushmataha. Pushmataha. Pushmataha. Verein '11, Pres. '123 Liteaziry Editor of Quill '10, I Q i i Valedictorian '12. U . r.. E l I I I L 1 l f Marie Fitzgerald. Evelyn Ghent. Vera Greeling. Alvira Haley. Pushmataha. U. A.: Pushmataha. Illini, Vice-Pres. '12: Illini. Alton Arts Club. Debating team '10 and '11 Yet once more, oh ye talcum, and once m0f8.',-ADELE STRUBEL. N 33 Ada Hemken. Claire Herzog. Harold Hoppe. Pushmataha. U. A.g U. A.g Illini. Pushmatahag Class Basketball Tea Basketball Team 'l2g Baseball '12, In Frances Hurlbutt. Pushmatahag Vice-Pres. of Class 'l0g News editor of Qui!! 'llg Junior Play 'llg Treas. Sodalitas Latina 'll. Florence Hurley. George J utterneyer. Edith Lageman. John Lemp. Illini. A isistef. H Illini. Pushmatahag Pushmatahag Sodalitas Latinag Treas. Deutsche Verein 'llg Alton Arts Club. Junior Play 'llg Asst. Art Editor of TATLER 'llg Alton Arts Club. "A monumental heap of simplicity and good humor."-KARL BocKsTRUcK. 34 U ,... I 1 Q ia Grace Little. Gladys May. Rheba McDow. Torrey McKenny. Pushmataha. Kanawha: U. A 3 Illinig Literary Editor of Quill '123 Pushmataha. Pres. Alton Art Club 'l2g Kanawha Debating Team '11, Art Editor of TATLER '11 Vera Megowen. Blanche Peters. Upha Peters. Agnes Powell. U. A.: Illini. Pushmataha1 Illinig Illini. 'Junior Play '11. Class Vice-Pres. '10, "A young man void of understanding."-MALCOLM HARRIS. 35 'Junior Play '11, ::v.....a Clara Randolph. iflirnest Rennebaum. Ruby Rosebery. , Reba Russell. A Pushmataha: Pushmatahag Pushmatahag Illinig Editorvin-Chief TATLER '11g'I Alton Arts Clubg Sedy. and Treas. 'Hg Sodalitas Latinag Sodalitas Latinag Sodalitas Latina. Vice'Pres. of Class '09. Vice-Pres. Alton Arts Club June Play '11. '12. Mildred Scott. John Shine. George Smith. Adele Strubel. Pughmatahag Pres. Pushmataha ,123 Vice-Pres. Pushmatahag Pushmatahag Alton Arts Club. School Debating Teamg Class Mgr. Of Quill '10, 'Hill A1f0I1 Arts Club. Baseball 'l2. Sec'y. and Treas. of Class Track 'l1. '10, 'llg Football '10, 'llg Asst. Editor TATLER 'llg Track 'llg Captain 'l2. "Even a fool, if he hold his peace, is counted wise."-LYL1: HARFORD. 36 ' 2 ' Elliot Taylor, "Nuts." Illini Debating Team '10g Football '10 and '11. Capt. Basketball Team 'IZQ Class Basketball Team 'l0,'l2: Class Baseball 'Ill School Debating Team: Baseball 'l2. Julia Thorn. Pushmatahal Sodalitas Latina: Der Deutsche Verein: Junior Play 'lll. Irene Trilby. Elden Walker. U. A.: U. A.: Pushmataha. Pushmatahag Baseball '12, Ethel Waltrip. Eugene Webb. Lillian Weber. Bessie Williamson. Illini. "Red, " Pushmataha: U. A.g Der Deutsche Verein. Pushmataha. Pushmataha. "She w0uIdn't subscribe for the Tatler."-HELEN DoBBs. l l l l X, X Y W L VX A BNUARY CLASS 1413 , ,Tl Ei li in it all ci Officers. Courtney Perrin, ---- - President William Stritmatter, Vice President Alice Green, - Secretary Eunice Whitney - - - Treasurer COLORS. Black and Gold. 41 "A soft answer turneth away questioning."-JIM FORBES. :ss Courtney Perrin, William Stritmatter, Alice Green, Eunice Whitney ' 'Cgurmgr " "Bill, " Illini: Pushmarahaz Illini Vice-Pres.'11,Pres. '12q Iuinag Q'HSSSf'fy-12' Classffoand 'Yeas' 09' Class Pres. '10, '11, 12: Football '10, 11g Capt. glass Basket Ball Team Asst. Bus. Mgr. "TATx,I2R" 'llg Junior Play 'llg Secy. Athletic Assn. '11. Sodalitas Latinag Deutsche Verein: Class Vice-Pres. '121 Orchest ra. Class Treas. '121 Asst. Editor "'1'A'I'I.ER" '1l1 Junior Play '11: Secy. Sodalitas Latina 'llg Orchestra. l '1 Elmer Bierbauiu, Adelaide Boyle, Coeina Donnelly, Marie Floss, "Bierdy, " imma. nlir-ig "Monk. " Pushmatahzii class Pmgmm' Alton Arts Club' Illini: Orchestra, Junior Play '1l. "'Tis better to have loafed and flanked than never to have loafed at all." - ' 'Nurs' ' TAYLOR. Leo Grosh, Lula Halsey, Malcom Harris, Alice Joesting, "Skeet. " Illini: "Malx. " Kanawha: . . Class Sec'y 'llg , Junior Play 112: mlm' Junior Play '11. Pushmdmha' Salutatory '12, Alton Arts Club. Bessie McKee, Viola Miller, Flora Reilly, Ruby Sidwell Illini. Pushmatahag Illinig Kanawha. Der Deutsche Verein. Der Deutsche Vereing "It is a wise father who knows his own Son." CAfter the Troy gameb. 40 Ralph Smith. Russell Stewart. U. A.: Pushmatahaq l'ushm:1t:1lm. Sodalitas Latina: ' Alton Arts Club. Marjorie Taylor. Carroll Wightman Illini. L'Bene l Cecil Wightman v L ic' , - U. A.: Pushmataha. "A mere anatomy."-TQRRE 41 Y THRU-'T MCKENNY. U. A Illini Elilnra Ernglir Born June 2, 1895. Died Aug.12,1911. "There is no death! What seems so is transitiong This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call death. She is not dead,-the child of our affection,- But gone unto that school Where she no longer needs our poor protection, And Christ Himself doth rule." -LONGFELLOW FLORA BROGLIE 44 S V Senior Class History. j ik The class of 1912 entered High School with the determination to accomplish great things and they succeeded to a marvelous degree. Fitted in every way with material for accomplishing great things, all they had to do was to find the great things to accomplish. Great athletes such as Taylor, Busse, Smith, Perrin, Harford, Wightman, Walker, Bradshaw, Hyatt and Shine won the class eternal glory on manya gory field. Great orators such as Shine, Taylor and Haley made the class of 1912-'13 immortal in the halls of forensic fame. Literary geniuses represented the class on famous editorial staffs. Such names as Randolph, Dorman, Smith and May can never be forgotten. McKenny and Juttemeyer rival Michael Angelo in their wondrous skill of portrayal. What yet there is to tell of this glorious class is so much that it would exhaust the ink of the honored writer. But we will leave a little more to tell on that day when they shall cease to honor these walls with their presence. tri "Mammals Hopeful."-"S1sri2R" J UTTEMEYER. 44 YW VX June Class of 1913. Officers. Walter Wood, - - - President James Forbes, Vice-President Lucile Wightman, - Secretary Clyde Schmoeller, - Treasurer COLO Rs: Black and Red. Walter Wood. James Forbes. Lucille Wightman. Clyde' Schmoeller. Is a good, all-around fel- Can drive a car better than Did you ever see an infant Much better actor than a low, if he is in love. he can collect bills. that did not like to Latin bluffer. jabber? "He that winketh the eye causeth sorrow."-"DUTCH" HOEFERT. 46 Leslie Alt. Lucy Bailey. Inez Buckstrup. Marvel Clyne. If he keeps on, he will "My father and mother She looked up to blush. Might become a student surpass Harrison are Irish and I am She looked down to sigh: if she could talk Fisher. Irish too," With a smile on her lips, louder. And a tear in her eye, Robert Creswell. Harriet Daniel. Blanche DGHIIY- FIOFGIICG Difik- I am captain-elect of the She always says what she I5 Sincere with 3 lack of Wm tufnvlnffl 3 talking basketball team." means and says it affectatlon- machme lf She ls promptly. not careful. "A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years."-WALTER BURNS. 47 Irene Elder. Edna Gerbig. Harry Getsinger. Clark Gillham. She has the talent to be- Is famous for butting' in come a primadonna. and selling tickets. thinking he knows a little professor of scientific about physics. agriculture. He bluffs Mr. Steward into Is thinking of becoming a Louise Gillham. Elvira Gormly. Tillie Guertler. Mae Holley. Very tall and very good Is not daunted either by You have to listen twice to Very quiet but a very good looking. orations of Cicero or by make sure she is around. artist. the Pythagorean theorems, "Knows a little of everything and a whole lot of nothing."-"BULL1oN." 48 'i l l E sis ...A Clarence Howard. Barbara Hull. Aeola Hyatt. Rudolph Knight. The future Slim Sallee of Her voice is low and She has a ready smile An expert electrician. He will Upper Alton. He will sweet. and a willing hand. some day be boss of the dyna- be discovered by mo department of the Gen- Bresnahan in 1915. eral Electric Co. Grace Lavenue. Frank Leese. Marie Lowe. Elizabeth Martin. Surprisingly similar to Very brilliant in all kinds She is very good at writing She wishes that her father nothing known. of mathematics. stories: also at tell- was president of a - ing them. Talcum factory. "Scarce half' a wit, and more than half a cI0wn.' '-JOHN SHINE. 49 4 Nellie Mather. Ethel Megowen. Katherine Meriwether. Harry Moldafsky. Exceedingly "We feed in a parlor and Katy did when she He is Johnny-on-the-spot unostentatious. that is Irish too." thought of it. to improve his financial condition. Emily Nixon. Neild Osborn. Arnold Rosebery. Paul Scott. Is good natured, but Likes to argue but can't Does'nt say much but when Editor-in-Chief. determined. see the other side of he makes up his mind, it Enough Said. the question. can't be changed. "It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright."--Lonisis BAUER. 50 Bessie Stallings, Hilda Straube, Marnie Snyder. Robert Streeper, She is very proud of her tal- She is very good looking and She deserves all the good The better you know him. ented relations. very lovable. one can say about her. the better you like him Cmaybel. Lillian Talmage. Elva Weber. Helen Wightrnan. Bernice Wright. ls going to open a hair bleach- She intends to become a A very sweet little girl. Is vcry well read and is very ing establishment. Shakespearean drama- fond of W. M. A. tist. NI marched the lobby twirling my StiCk.,,-HARRY GETSINGER. 51' THE I H 11'- WE WERE HATCHED BY FATHER TIM5 A. D. SEPT. 5, ISO? AND SPENT A PORT1oN GF THE FIRST FALL IN THE SHOWER 1-3ATw BUT A-. W, 53? Q K5 5?-1 , P Q'--P nr ' 'Wg 5 M '1 ,I "The Dominant T9Hth.,,"MISS GILLMORE. 52 GOTENENTWW.NEXT YEARIBY BEING QLL'LQ.f 'NOTIN-'THAT SAME SHOWER BATH AS FRE SHNEN WE. DEFEATED THE SOPHS IN BASKET BALL A5 SOPHONO RES we QRGANIZED L-LLB SOCIETY AND GAVE A HAY RIDE 1 'Q .-,. f "X -kj, A , : .- ,'-'Qi' Ill, Q 5 ! I, II gg I fu. , I 5-S IIKIM J 'IIIIM I . " IQ., c A ZW -Lf' e sw 2 1 2 2,2 fe f . p W' 5, :AVF -ee I :.sI wwiaggg AIQI-,QM f f 5 5'7" 3932 'E 1 f' 'ep QQ.3.QH..E ....-- - "" Tow vuawj V G., "She wears the rose of youth upon hen"-Miss MCCARTHY. 53 ,, 4,,,, AS JUNIORS e I . we Wow THE CLASS e q fns gnz f' X CHAMPIONSHIP fi Q ji AND 1 GAVE A PLAY AND ALSO rj XXXXNX NIIX CAVE T HE EXCURSION an . 1 nj Q , X A p-f my 7- . .,-. 1,-, ,-42-iW,.'q'Q'4'v,vn :wig :WWW ' 'Q 6 I 1 ' f "N -V 074 O 04 I M4 'SQ ' W f ' A Y - ,W 4 , ' 'OW wQ X f A . 5 If " '53 0 Jn u K fb- . o M W T 1 ..,' 1- 5 1,1 ' N - ,L W ith PU BLNSHED ' THE TATLER--A e 'S' 1 Q. V- "She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooedf'-Miss BowLr:R. 54 A i V X A ,4-A Y I- -uh' ,ln-V3-,,,,,N - QL: . uARY CLA oi Qyqfq ID l eu ui Q 1 x f l l . :HJfX- ZH LR MQ jllgi-, Officers. Bert Russell, - - - President Dwight Shaff, - Vice-President Elizabeth Quigley, - Secretary Alma Armour, - - Treasurer Curoksz Purple and Gold. Bert Russell. Dwight Shaff. Elizabeth Quigley. Alma Armour. best man on the TAT- He greatly assisted the class She is a good German student, She has the rare faculty of LER staff. by taking home "A Rose 0' but she looks more like a doing what she's told with- Plymouth Town." somnambulist. out trying to improve on it. "His little CPD feet, like snails, do creep CD."-MR. STEWARD. 55 1 .qv Artimisha Getsinger. Mary Caldwell. Isabelle Brooke. Lulu Ahe. Carries a 1912 model of a Much rushed of late by She might profit by reading Rather inclined to be shining brass hammer. O. A. K. some good book on good communicative. horse sense. 1 Ernest Jackson. Emma Horn. Thomas Henry. Harold Harford. He might profit by modeling Rather inclined to be just a wee bit fast, The only original lady himself after his friend, reserved. pap's. killer. Ru. "Slow as molasses in January."-EMMA BALLINGER. 56 Katherine Lindley. Theodore Kohlhepp. Corida Koenig. Casper Jacoby. A walking fashion Darwin's missing Prefers fashion plates and Would like to debate on the plate. link. "Top Notches" to her subject,"Resolved,that lessons. the Boston Nationals will win the pennant." Moreland Rintoul. Eunice Redman. May Nickels. Robert May. A cardiac destroyer. Longs for letters from The smile that won't Needs plenty of time for Springfield. come off. his faculties to work. "Easily taken. ' ' -DAISY J OESTING. 57 Grace Van Preter. Edward Stafford. Adele Sotier. Doris Rubenstein She's just come from ls springing into a chivalrous A little less She plays the piano-- the country. young carpet-knight. affectation. after a fashion, Barnett Yaeger. Adolph Wuerker. Lillian Wentz. Joseph Walter. Extraordinary. A good fellow in spite of his Is somewhat accomplished, Has a wee bit of sphinx-like countenance. except in ticket selling. a pout. "Ma, may I be a dUd9?',-WALDEN LEVIS. 58 .m ' I 1 ' 'iiiiiiniv ELS! VEEEZZF' ' -- - Z . ,,,, W1 f f-Q if 11.17 'lx Vx!! px lwlk mmm Swiw' WH WW" ,QQWSCA -A 1474, f IWIMIW.- ,lff MIWFM HMIWZIQL WIZIWIWIZ W V W IMIMI M lwlhlwlmlf 'MGM-W' V ff 1 ' I 5 9 ' 4 I 11" 325.13 ,, : sam K. ' '?' fn SEM C- W f f: --' 4f4mw ,. , ,J walter llnprr Born, August 14, 1897. Died, April 4, 1912. He lived among us for a fleeting dayg He grasped our hands, walked with us on our way We heard his voice, we caught his sunny smile, And all the world was lighter for a while. The days are dark, our heartls are full of pain, But in this deepest loss there is a gaing For ere the shadows fell of that sad end, We learned to know him and to call him friend. WALTER ROPER June Class of 1914. Officers. Edgar Degenhardt, - - - President Edwin Bauer, - - - Vice President Harold Hoefert, Secretary and Treasurer Roll. Fred Alexander Raymond Andrews Edwin Bauer Blanche Bell Clara Bennes Walter Blakely Bessie Bockstruck Margaret Brown Joseph Clevenger Linza Davis John Doxey Rogers Farley Samuel F indley Alvin Fitzgerald Helen Fitzgerald Mildred Ford Elma Frazer Alice Gates Pearl Hopson Grace Johnstone Oliver Kelly Henry Kramer Hilda Lenhardt Bertha Luer Marjorie McKenny Clarence McMullen Ora Marum Thomas Mayo James Morgan Hazel Parrish Bennie Powell Oliver Pratz Eugene Price Harold Raines Vera Reilly Minnie Reister Alma Robinson Elizabeth Rose Henry Schoeffler Jack Shank Theodore Smith Theodosia Taylor Emma Watkins Henry Werts Ruth Winchester Bertha Zimmerman "Methot I heard a voice cry, Sleep no more."-BOARD or EDUCATION. G2 SSV19 I-INHI' 'I U0U99S-V161 II. -Section 14 E CLASS, 19 JUN ,Z l. r I F E 1 ! I EBRUARY ClfASS F WIS WMM Wh ' Q illlt3iiam 1 George Walter, James Hearne Irene Fries, - Nina Baker Hilda Bensinger Floyd Bolton Edgar Degenhardt Ernest Dietz Hattie Foster Edith Foy Viola French Irene Fries Myrtle Gent Edward Gratian Wilbert Hart Elsie Hartman James Hearne Officers. - President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Roll. La Verne Hill Harold Hoefert Marguerite Hohman Helen Hudgens Bessie Jackson Helen Joesting Erwin Koch Esther Leeper Helen Lowry Helen Luer Lillian Luer Sadie Meriwether Harold Meyers Margaret Mohr Mae Ohnsorg Roscoe Poole George Rennebaum Nina Rintoul William Schaefer Gertrude Schaperkotter Herbert Schindewolf Harry Schlag Frank Sutton George Walter Marcus Welton Walter Wilson Elizabeth Zerwekh Pauline Zimmerman "Children should be seen and not heard"-FLORENCE Drcx. 5 155 v-i CI o 5' o as C? CLASS, 1915 RY 4 'D M U5 ra L1-4 Y Y 7 4 1 'ssv'1Q Auvuuaad 'II U0U99S"9I6I 1 + , A fuppsre ALTON DEPARPMENT A sMaM in Y Q r L ug i Lia llllll W Walter Ryan, - Rowena Waggener, Frances Richards, Helen Stainper, Cecilia Baker Marguerite Boyd Aloysius Budde Harold Cartwright Nathan Cassella Paul Dooling Louise Draper Officers. Roll. Minnie Henjes Mabel Howard Leona Koch George Lowe Cleo McD0w Charles McHenry Archie Megowen - President Vice President Secretary - Treasurer Blanche Milford Jane Pace Elsa Schmerge Ethel Stahl Hazel Wenzel Dorothy Williams "Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep."-B. C. 68 17151 'uomv 21:-raafl Sophomore Class. By A. FRESHMAN. See the boy. He is little. He thinks he is not little. He thinks he is big. His head is big. His head has swelled. But nothing is in his swelled head. His swelled head is empty. He says he is brave. He is not brave. He is afraid. He says he never cries. It is not true. He does cry. He will cry. He will cry hard. He walks hard on his shoes. His shoes make a big noise. His shoes are too big. He studies his lessons. Why does he study his lessons? Because he is afraid of his teacher. Is his teacher cross? Yes, his teacher is cross. He some- times spanks his little girls and boys. The girls have very funny hair. It is not in braids or curls. It is all in a bunch. It is not pretty. I do not like it. The boy and the girl say I am green. They are yellow. I like yellow apples. They are good. - They are good to eat. But I do not like yellow boys and girls. They are not nice. They do not talk to me. I think I will go home. I will not talk about those "smarty kids. " Good bye. "A mistake! '-Li-:o GRosH. ' 'A fokef '-HAROLD MEYER. '70 P r MWAD f X C Q 7 Ax Q' 1. A Xl- Sopyqom Q K6 ,Lf 4 ,XJV S 29 M "-"'- 5 s ' C V Lf yr ,.-4? bg , Y 17 ff' fi? if jefvv ' 2 E gi g + ' E l a R June Class 021915. Officers. William Stewart, ---- - President Ralph Webb, ----- Vice President Elizabeth Browning, - - - Secretary and Treasurer Roll. Florence Aderton Victor Andrews Lucille Appelquist Clara Bauer Louise Bauer Louis Beiser Lynn Beiser Lillian Bensinger Hester Bramhall Jason Bramhall George Braun Hiram Bridges Marjorie Brown Blanche Browning t Clarence Brueggeman Louis Burns Mary Eunice Caywood Mildred Chappell Russell Clark Robert Cleveland Burton Copley Hazel Crouch Edwin Day Mary Demuth Gordon Edgar Dorothy Ferguson Robert Gaddis Phyllis Gaskins Cleora Gent Edmond Gill Henrietta Greene Ulla Gissler Zina Harrison Earl Heide Harriet Herbert Esther Hill Charles Heventhal Lucille Hoffman Ruth Hughes Gould Hurlbutt Daisy Joesting Myrtle Keyser Leolga King William La Mothe Eldredge Lemen Mary Lewis Robert Lewis Eunice McFetridge Veda Magee Eleanor Mawdsley Ruth Michelbuch Emmet Melling Arthur Miller Mabel Mohr Esther Mook Thomas Moran Margaret Morfoot Beulah Munger "A womarfs nay doth stand for naught."- 72 Elmer Nixon Lottie Pfarr Orville Pierce Florence Rose Fay Scott Eva Shearlock Irene Shine Harry Snyder Margaret Starr Sophia Steiner William Stewart Walter Stiritz Alois Strubel Emma Sullivan Lucia Taylor Alma Tinsley Clamanza Topliff Josephine VanPreter Dorothy Volz Eugene Walter Leona Walter Velma Walter Archie Waltrip Ralph Webb Frank Weber Helen Williams Thomas Wimber BEULAH MUNGER. 'ssv1Q :mmf 9161 F1998 U0 'I 1915-Section II. N12 CLASS, JU Q 714595: M li iwainm Q J ? -Aedwa 5.14 HM H5 ffhilllllllllgxxfgli B GFILEBQUARY CLASS OF lqlb tSl allllal all T Walden Levis, Dorothy Penrose, Virginia Taylor, Harvey Calame, Viola Arnold Eugene Brucker Harvey Calame Walter Clark Hildred Clevenger Wallace Colonius Marie Geddes Marian Goudie Mildred Goudie McKinley Hamilton Helen Hernken Marnie Holocher Officers. Roll. Arthur Horn Charlotte Hummert Douglas Johnston Margaret Kendall Orland Keyburtz Elizabeth Koch Joseph Lamm Lucille Lehne Walden Levis Frank Lheureux Mildred MacDonald Chesley McKee - President Vice-President - Secretary - Treasurer Dorothy Penrose Ethel Rice Franklin Rundell David Siegel Gladys Starr Albert Swope Virginia Taylor Alice Twing Elizabeth Wade Ernest Weber Virgil Wright 'A very gentle beast and of a good conscience."-"FRoGGY" GILLHAM - 'iii Auvgus 515 V13 'SS I I6 9 UPPER' ALTON DEPARTMENT Xl wl at QQDWH M wi gp gl? ly rciwlfflalllf Officers. Harold Dodge, - - - Charlotte Stamper, - Anna Clyne, William Taggart, ----- Frederick Barnard Harriett Burnap Gladys Clark Raymond Clifford Edith Daniel Lucille Dawson Leonard Elble Colors, Scarlet and Black. Roll. Leone Elwell Mattie Gustine Marguerite Hile Milton Lohr Ethel McKinney Mary Maley Lewis Pates President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Laura Prather Able Sargent Elmer Schwartzbeck Adda Seely Thelma Seitz William Wright "I am Sir Oracle, and when I ope my lips, let no dog bark."-ALVIRA HALEY. 77 'NOMV Haaag I I6 l 'Q Freshman Class. Freshmen, you have long enough been abused, in fact you have been made the victim of every stale joke that has ever been printed! Brilliant satirists have made you babies with abnormally little sense, have lost you in the hallsg have had you holding your hands in the air until further con- tinuation of the operation would have caused said members to become fixed in that positiong have had you fleeing or cowering at the approach of every upper classman for so long that a credulous public has begun to to believe such libel and your character has been sadly damaged. But since this editorial staff contains neither an Ananias nor a satirist, we will neither leave you shivering in the hall nor holding your hand in space but will for once tell the public the truth. Therefore be it known unto the general public: The Alton High School Freshmen are as learned as the most learned could desire, in fact we very much doubt whether there is one member of the class who cannot say "He learnt me this" with as much ease as your- self. They lind their way about perfectly, being neither blind nor scared to deathg on the contrary their insatiable curiosity leads them to even pry open the door of the janitor's closet in search of some place they should not go, not being so ignorant as not to know that raising one's hand necessitates the raising of the arm likewise, thus endangering the making of a rent in the fabric used in the construction of the sleeve or adjoining portionsg they never raise their hands but merely open their mouths and articulate very clearly and distinctly. They flee at the approach of no one, not even Mr. Lorch, but even go so far as to request information of that gentlemen on the subject of a curled mustache. They are not Lilliputians, but are, on the average, of a goodly stature. General public, upper classmen: Make fun of our Freshmen no longer. Respect that famous saying, "You've gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun'." "If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face and y0u'1I forget them all." -LUCIA TAYLOR. 80 'LNEIWLHVJEICI 'SNINIVHLL TVHNVW Recognition Honors. Awarded by a committee of five from the faculty to those who, outside of class room work, have most actively and efficiently engaged in the following school activities, Class Officers, Athletics, Literary Societies, Debates, Plays, Music, Publications. The names are given in order of their classes with the activities in which they have taken part during the last year. Paul Zerwekh: Vice-President Illini '11, Captain Illini Debating Team '11 and '12, Class President '11 and '12, Football Captain '11, President Sodalitas Latina '11, President Athletic Association '11. Taylor Hyatt: Vice-President Pushmataha '11, Class President '11 and '12, Football '11, Football Manager '11: Treasurer Athletic Association '11 and '12, Baseball Mana- ger '12, Glee Club Double Quartette. Elliott Taylor: Football '11, Captain Basketball '12, Baseball '12, School Debating Team '12, Class Program '12, Glee Club. Eunice Whitney: Pushmataha Program Committee '11, Chairman '12, Class Secretary and Treasurer '11, Treasurer '12, Assistant Editor TATLER '11, Junior Play '11, Secretary Sodalitas Latina '12, Operetta '11, Girls' Chorus Sextette, Orchestra. Paul Scott: Captain Kanawha Debating Team '11, Editor-in-Chief TATLER '12, School Debating Team '12, Chairman Junior Play Committee '12, Junior Play '12, Operetta '11, School extempore Representative at Carbon- dale and Champaign '12. Walter Wood: Kanawha Vice-President '11, Foot- ball '11, Assistant Business Manager TATLER '12, Basket- ball '12, Basketball Manager '12, Baseball Captain '12. Junior Play '12, Vice-President Athletic Association '12, President Class '12. "0h! what may man within him hide, T ho' angel on the other side."-MR. RITCHER. 82 Rau! Ran! Ran! Ran. HTH LETIC Alum High ,SvrhnnIAthIPt1r Q Aannriatinn Q Paul Zerwekh, Walter Wood, Courtney Perrin, Taylor Hyatt, Officers. - President Vice President - Secretary - Treasurer Athletic Board of Control. FACUI.'l'Y Miznizmcs. Mr. R. L. Bird, Mr. C. P. Steward, Director of Athletics. Coach. STl'lJliNT lvlllhllilzlib. Bert Busse Taylor Hyatt Edgar Degenhardt CAI.-TAINS. Paul Zerwekh ........ Elliot Taylor - - - Walter Wood - - George Smith ,c... - --- H - - - - - - Basketball - Baseball- - - T - - lNIANAcE1e5. Football ........ Taylor Hyatt - R , , - .. - Walter Wood - , -Taylor Hyatt -Track ...., ...... M r. Bird God made him, therefore let him pass for a manf 84 -ED Waannna W M '- 'JQQ-iff-H . . - T S - ,vm nw X. m ..JN,r.+ X L' , I ,ll I ' 'f "I fffhf X , , , wx 1, ,ff E T , , ,f few, I V 1 r ff ,I ,QW 1 Lin,-1 V' t n:--f W0 1 elm. .' ' "" Hi?" -Q 4 1' 5 , 575' . , I f f 9 X. Football. " "9'3:T' A 'lifzi-5:4 f z . . of HEP 52 ' Zerwekh, Captaln Wood, Captaln-elect ,Q 1 l 5' gl I I 4 Taylor Degenhardt ' If ,H Busse Fisher Y 2 -bfi' . . 0 Perrln Smlth ' fy ' -'B-225525 if ,gg g 4 Alexander Dodge aim' 'I' '- XR l ' Henry Hyatt, Manager nz-: ' ' '- ' HW' A+ 157 no ra ll 1 I 4 5? Basketball. ?v1ff1?55ff.fl 'S' if . . rl'!5Li:5gl:!Q,lf' ii' Taylor, Captaln Creswell,Capta1n-elect f Ll5"525,f2',q-15 ' 18 M I, Wood, Manager Busse - rf 'fi' Hoppe Harford . JT ' ' rf, T K , ' T X dwg' lj' 3 Debate. 3 Rx ,I Taylor, Captaln Shlne PM in 1 Scott 11:3 r I X , ,Z fx Sl A fr T- if f 7 l.?5f??" EF" 17:35 RQM I I S5 .1:i4T331' A C13 Qi? Q' ,gQ,,,p j 'T A 0 H .f A--,M . lvif r ,a A s if 'grl ,, 1 -be W' f .ff :se- fv' f iff, , , 33551, .4 C ,tp , 't ' '2 . V HU! M54 Qbgffi, . HEN CAPTAIN ZERWEKH called the football candidates together early in September he found that of the ten "A" men of 1910 who should have been there, four were missing. Hope, Weber and Neff left school while we lost J. Heagler to Western. Smith, Busse, Fisher, Taylor and Perrin, besides Captain Zerwekh and Hyatt, who did not have a chance to earn his letter, but who had done good workin the latter part of the 1910 season, were there. This left five positions Vacant. Of the new candidates were begenhardt, Alexan- der, from Flat River, Mo., Henry, who entered school from Upper Alton, Dodge, a member of the Upper Alton Department, and last but far from least Wood, who decided to play football. So that after all, the prospects were better than were first expected. On October 1st we met East St. Louis there. The boys fought desperately but the breaks went against them and this, coupled with insufficient practice, gave us the little end of the score when the whistle blew-6 to 2. Instead of discouraging the team, this defeat gave them the needed impetus and the next week they worked harder than ever. Being unable to get a game for the 7th, Captain Zerwekh sent the team in against Shurtleffs second for the 10th to keep the team from going stale. They were no match for us, and we ran through them with little or no trouble. It was our first chance to try our fakes and trick plays and it also proved that the team had struck its pace, as was shown by the score-15 to 0. . tm 'im . ' 86 -. 'iinquihda-nn1in-n-J. -4-- The next game, October 14th, was with the Troy Giants at Troy. Here, with- out a doubt, the teailn showed what team work, what practice, and above all what fighting spirit could do. Playing against a team composed of four 'professionals and the rest miners, men of gigantic strength and weight, and playing before a crowd which waited eagerly for a chance to break up the game with a fight, the boys fought desperately, fought brilliantly, carried the ball to the enemy's five- yard line, where the opponents secondary defense held like a stone wall, and slowly but surely forced them back down the field. How the score ended a tie no one, not even the team, could tell. Nevertheless it proved we had a team which deserved our best support. On Wednesday, October 25, we again met Shurtleff. Although the game was scheduled with the second team, Shurtleff, wishing to wipe out their defeat, brought a team composed almost entirely of first team subs, but we didn't greatly exert ourselves and had the big end of the score-6 to O. Saturday of the same week we walked all over Edwardsville, tried every play we had, tried some we didn't have and took them into camp, 34 to 0. , . I ... - M V 87 But a haughty spirit goethbefore a fall. Saturday, Nov. 4th, we were dis- graced for the first and only time during the season of 1911. We journeyed to Carrollton minus Henry, Alexander and Degenhardt-three valuable men-but we should have beaten them easily but for over-confidence, and even after they scored the first time, our play lacked that desperate gameness, that never-quit spirit which had characterized them all through the season. It was one of those inex- plainable offdays which come unexpectedly upon every team. The next week, Nov. 11th, we tasted of that revenge for which we had waited so long. East St. Louis was rudely awakened from the superior feeling which they had carried ever since the first of the season. With fast, aggressive play, mag- nificent fighting spirit, Perrin tore away with a forward pass and scored in the first three minutes of play. When it was all over we had 15, East St. Louis, O. Just for a little excursion to break the monotony and incidentally to "show" Edwardsville, we chartered a special car the next Saturday, the 18th, and with fifty loyal rooters we traveled over to that little burg. When we got back, delight- - - W .Q ALUMNI FOOTBALL TEAM. 88 .Wm 1.i. . A , . --,.,.,:iQ.a----I-, -N ---A I ed with the outing, also better acquainted with the school yells, we were incident- ally able to relate to our friends that the score was 31 to 0 in our favor. V Turkey day, the first annual game between the Alumni and Alton High School was played. A thaw the night before left the field a sea of mud and water. The Alumni, a team made up of the stars of Alton's past star teams-a team which contained names dear to every true Alton rooter-entered the game, con- fident of winning. The game was desperately contested. The condition of the field made open play, our strongest asset, an impossibility. although it also ham- pered the use of the Alumni weight. In the third quarter Henry dashed through the line and went over for a touchdown. But by far the most spectacular play was Henry's breaking up of the inter- ference made by two men, and stopping Cuthbertson who had a clear field ahead of him. When the game was over it was almost impossible to distinguish one player from another, because of the mud with which they were covered. But the team was satisfied, the score being 5-0 in our favor. Thus ended the season of 1911 which, although some may dispute us, we believe was the most successful in the history of the school. Although the team of 1905 made a somewhat better showing in a smaller number of games, football is now played under such very different conditions that that team could not be classed above the team of 1911. 12 if wllu ELSE BUT IAI-Till! lm Q ESE-. m -a , - - YK I ,QQ ig., M Y Q 2 - f Jfffmll ,4 g wg. 1 V ?,-171 I iv 1- IQ Gr. c': "3 "T W-A W' , . '.,. rg f- I .. , J., 1 914.0 1 'IL M TW - W Q . f' A --1 1 Xllff HT: 89 Q l 4 l A 5 4 3 i i MMA I Q3 4. 9 L V 10 If ll 1 5 1911 FOOTBALL TEAM The Team., 9 Henry, '14 ----- I Fullback .,5dDodge, '16 - Right Halfback 1 1 Zerwekh, '12 - - Left Halfback 1, Taylor, '12 - Quarterback jo Fisher, '14 - Center l5Degenhardt, '14 - Left Guard fl Busse, '12 ,Z Alexander, '14 Right Guard Right Tackle 5 Smith, '12 - Left Tackle 4, Perrin, '13 - Left End if Wood, '13 - - - Right End 'Y Hyatt, '12 - - - Subsitute A ,,vg'6ffAff-f'f," L'mA"'AJ , A '- U J-74. Record. Oct. 1 .... - .... Alton 23 ,..... East St. Louis. 6. Oct. 10---- ..... Alton 15g--- ..... - Shurtleff 0. Oct. 14 .... .... - Alton 03 --- ........ Troy 0. Oct. 25 .... - .... Alton 63 --.- ...... Shurtleff 0. Oct. 28 .... ..... A lton 34, ........ Edwardsville 0. Nov. 4 .--- - .... Alton 03 .......... Carrolton 11. Nov. 11---- --.-- Alton 153 -----. .East St. Louis 0. Nov. 18--- - - ---- Alton 31g ---- ---- Edwardsville 0. Nov. 30 -... ----- A lton 51--- - ------ Alumni 0. i Games. Played 9. Won 7, lost 2, tied 1. Total points, Alton 1083 opponents 17. "My mind my kingdom is."-Miss FERGUSON. , 91 Captain Zerwekh, "P. Z. was the first captain to have entire charge of the Alton High school team, and he filled his position to a degree far exceeding the hopes of the most sanguine. "P. Z." found him- self at the beginning of the season of 1910 when he was placed at end. In this position he captured forward passes time after time for gains which were responsible for many a touchdown and many a victory. During 1911, as captain, he played left half. At this position, his end runs were spectacular. But most notable of all was his splendid handling of the team. Without a doubt his splendid general- ship made the team of 1911 what it was: the best in the history of Alton High School football. "Punk," the Idol of Alton High School Football, Basketball, and Baseball fans, has undoubtedly deserved all of the praise that has been given him. The lightest and smallest man on the team, his brain work makes him the greatest forward going. His swift, unerring tackling stops plays that start around the right. Football is to him as easy as living is to us. In fact he plays football just as he plays basketball and baseball: that is, without a peer. Great as has been his work this year, un- doubtedly greater will be his work next year as leader. For 1912 we predict a peerless team with the peerless leader. "A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the best of men."-MR Mrzrz 92 Taylor started the game in 1910 under trying conditions. The dissensions, which nearly broke up the team, made a new quarter necessary. "Nuts", without any previous experience and with but a short time to practice, went in behind a reconstructed team and averted the threatening disaster. In 1911 his handling of punts, his great forward passes, and above all, his headwork dur- ing the games, combined with Captain Zerwekh's work before the games, made the team of 1911 the great and perfect team that it was. Taylor's piloting of the team through the stiffest battles was truly marvelous and without a prece- dent in the history of Alton High School. D0 you know why Upper Alton was an- nexed to Alton? There were just two important r e a s o n s. l 1 l J "My man's One was, that Tom Henry might play football for A. H.S. When "P.Zf' brought his material together in the fall of 1911, the place which needed filling the most was the middle position, in the back field. Did he find a fullback! No one who saw Tom puncture the East St. Louis, Edwardsville and Shurtleff lines like ag Mauser bullet going through a lace handkerchief would ask a question like that. He had starred for Pie Town, but with the team mates he had here, he compared with the other fullbacks seen around here the last few moons, like a forty-eight candle power Tungsten light compared with a tallow candle. Watch Henry in 1912. as true as steel."-HELEN DIDLAKE. 93 Now I'll tell you the second reason why Upper Alton was annexed to Alton. It was that Dodge could play with A. H. S. Dodge is a Freshman of the Upper Alton Department and he surely is a credit to Upper Alton. First he tried center, but his size never fitted him for the line, so he dis- covered that the position for which he was de- signed was right half. The way he circled the ends and smashed through the line after his big running mate, Tom, and especially the way, when on the defensive, in which he bowled over men that out-weighed him forty pounds, made him a live wire on the 1911 team. Dodge has three more years. With his added ex- perience and weight, he will be the back- bone for several com- ing teams. Fischer is one of those big, solid men so necessary to foot- ball. His beef and muscle won him a place in the 1910 team in spite of his total lack of experience. But he overcame his greenness and made good with a vengeance. In 1911 he, like all other great athletes, after wandering around, found his place. Center was invented for men just like "Susie," or else men' just like "Susie" were invented for center. "Susie" could not only handle that little pigskin oval just right, particularly when Taylor called a punt, but at the same time he could hold out the line, or, when on the defense, he could break through be- fore the other side could get a play started. "The Eagle sufers little birds to szng Miss Jomss 94 The heaviest man on the team, "Degie," held them out like a rock wall. Always on the job, he made it impossible for an opposing team to gain on line bucks through the left side of the line. When Taylor called a quarter back buck through the left, he merely secreted himself behind Degie's ample dimensions and never stopped till somebody came around from behind and grabbed him. When there was about five yards to go for a touchdown on the third down, Taylor called "left guard back" and the rooters began yelling for the touchdown, because they knew it would come. "Degie" has two years yet, and with his ever in- creasing s p e e d, he ought to make a great full back. And it always did come. Busse got his "A" for the sea- son of 1910, but nobody knew then what stuff there was in him. But in 1911 "they were shown amply and suf ficiently. A physical giant, he stopped those line smashes all right, and when Alton sent a buck through on the right, it wasn't Busse's fault if it didn't go there. He made holes in the other line that the men carrying the ball would either have to be blind or scared to death, to miss. Beside being a great guard it may be said of Busse, that if they had all been Busses, there would have been no dis- putes or dissensions among the players on the teams of 1910 and 1911, a rare and a great tribute to any player. "Better to smoke here than smoke hereafter"-RALPH SMITH. 95 l tackle was needed. more men like "Alex," We'll be glad to bor- row them. "Smithy" didn't know what he could do till he tried. A1- though this isn't very strange, when Smithy 1 tried something hap- pened. He came out was cinched after the first game. But good as he was in 1910, in 1911 he developed into the best tackle that ever played for Ruby Red and Silver Gray. The fastest man on the team, he could break up plays, and on the defense, his side was never broken throughg while if a man got loose, "Smithy" could get him no matter how great the other fellow's speed. But "Smithy's" greatest worth was shown when we needed forty yards real bad. All that was necessary was to call tackle around, and the only trouble was George didn't always stop at forty, but pretty often went on through for the touchdown. first in 1910, and his place "Sweep on, ye fat and greasy citizens."-ILLINI. 96 "Alex" entered Alton High at the beginning of last season. With his previous experience on the Flat River CMissouriD team, he was immedi- ately seen to be a find. He was first tried at half, because of his great speed, but because of the fact that he lived out of town, which made it impossible for him to come to practice but seldom, he could not be used at half. He was next tried at end, but it was then discovered that a right "Alex" was placed there and if ever a man played a great defensive game at tackle, "Alex" did it. If Flat River has any "Court" began his football career late in the season of 1910. But, by hard practice, he amply demonstrated to the coach that he was ready for use, and won his letter playing at left half in the closing games of the season. Coming out early in 1911, Perrin got his chance to show what was in himf So great was his defensive work that, before the season was very old, Alton rooters didn't worry when the opponents started a play around "Court's" end, for they were indeed fortu- nate if they got the ball up to the line of scrimmage. A hard working man and always in condition, he is always to be depended on, and Alton's fol- lowers expect him to be one of the greatest men of the team next fall. Hyatt held the difficult position on the 1911 team of being ready to fill any position without any notice. Hyatt practiced faith- fully and trained conscientiously, and, if he had not been handicapped by his lightness, he would most undoubtedly have pushed some one for a position. But in the games in which he participated, he showed the stuff that he was made of. Hyatt earned his "A" just as much as any that played, although he didn't get a chance to show his ability just as often as the others. It's a shame to let "Tate" graduate. Mzslzke me not for my complexion."-CECIL WKJHTMAN. 97 7 l .. ,N LESLIE ALT 1 ff' . 1 RFK V Ns X I N 1 WAX 'W H 2 r VW Ml, XY?-XXNXXX W mf lg g T w 513.21 LK Z , ff I .1 Q f 1 g v . 1 A L . . 1 A g gg an e Following close upon the end of a most successful football season the basket ball practice began early in December. The first step was the election of Elliott Taylor, captain, and it afterward proved to be the wisest step that any team has ever taken. After hard practice, Captain Taylor took the team to Bunker Hill, Decem- ber 31st. Here the opening game of the season with Bunker Hill Military Academy was won by the score of 16 to 14. Saturday, the 30th, Alton met Blackburn University at Blackburn. In the first half Alton was badly bothered by the strange fioor, and apparently lost their heads, the score at the end of the first half being 15 to 6 in Blackburn's favor, but in the second half the team got started, used some team work, scored 15 points, while the opponents could score only 1, but lost by a hair's breadth, 22 to 21. Considering the fact that Alton was playing a college team and in a strange gym. the result was indeed a surprise, and proved that we had a team far above the ordinary. The next week, the 6th, Alton played its first game at home and won from Christian Brothers' College second team by the score of 35 to 15. January 13th Alton went to Edwardsville minus Wood and Henry, and, play- ing with two substitutes, lost to the Crescent Athletic Club, 38 to 30. January 26th will undoubtedly go down in the basket ball calendar of every loyal Alton rooter as a red letter day. Alton had now most undoubtedly hit its pace, and, before a crowd that packed the Y. M. C. A. balcony to its capacity, met Blackburn University. With a 22-21 defeat to wipe out and a crowd that cheered the team in a way that made Alton believe that the much-talked-of school spirit had awakened from its sleep, the team played a magnificent game. It was "A beast that wants discourse of reason."-AEOLA HYA1'r. 99 i truly a game that kept the crowd on its feet. Nearly the entire game one or other of the teams led by 1 point. Each basket brought either hope or despair. Finally with not half a minute to play, the score stood 45-45. But with a last desperate effort Alton got the ball in the basket and won 47-45. Winning from a university was going some for A. H. S. Tuesday, the 26th, Alton showed Edwardsville that we were not only their superiors in football but also in basket ball. The team had no trouble in walking all over them. The final score was 46 to 21. February the 9th, the team journeyed to Jacksonville and met Jacksonville High School before an immense crowd. The gym. was evidently built for seating capacity, not for a basket ball court, as even the baskets were not the regulation size and it was impossible for the team to hit the basket. Added to this, the team had one of those unexplainable off days and lost by the score of 25 to 8. The next week the team brought the Crescent Athletic Club to Alton and although the first half was desperately contested, in the second half they tasted of revenge, the score being 35 to 24, favor of Alton. Thursday, February the 22d, Alton High School, for the first time in the his- tory of the school, entered the Southern Illinois Basket Ball Tournament which was held this year at Centralia, In this tournament are usually represented the pick of the Southern Illinois teams. Schools which do not have a football season and who begin basket ball practice in September, playing from twenty to thirty games a year, are represented in this organization. The contesting teams were: Granite City, Centralia, Mount Vernon, Duquoin, Benton, Robinson, Eldorado and Alton. Friday, Alton met. Centralia, which had previously defeated every team of Southern Illinois, and, playing on a strange gym. and before an immense crowd, Alton completely lost their heads and lost by the overwhelming score of 60 to 16. Friday night Alton met Eldorado and, since a defeat meant elimination, Alton hit their old pace and showed the crowd what they could do. By splendid team work they won easily 41 to 11. Saturday morning Alton played Benton. The Benton team was confident of victory and, at the end of the first half, led 19 to 13. But in the second half Alton came back and, quoting the Centralia Sentinel, "with only live minutes to play, the game was practically won by Wood, the smallest man on the team. This plucky lad, always on the go, rushed in from his position as guard and threw two successive field goals. Benton, try as they might, could not overcome this lad and lost by four points, the score being 33 to 29 in favor of Alton." N "I am not in the roll of common men."-MR. BIRD. 100 Saturday night Alton met Mt. Vernon to decide second place. "The Alton High School team defeated Mt. Vernon by a score of 25 to 20. It was quite a sur- prise, as it was not generally believed Alton would defeat Mt. Vernon. The latter team has been showing considerable strength, but in the last few games the Alton boys have displayed considerable playing ability and, although very small, seem to withstand the onslaught of the heaviest teams. The games, although quite close at times, always saw Alton in the lead. The first half ended with the score of 16 to 9, favor of Alton. Mt. Vernon took a brace in the second half and the game ended 25 to 20, favor of Alton." The standing of the teams at the close of the tournament was: Games played. Won. Lost. 1. Granite City ............ 3 3 0 2. Alton .,..,, -- 4 3 1 3. Centralia ..... 3 2 1 4. Mt. Vernon ..,. 4 2 2 5. Duquoin .... 3 1 2 6. Benton- .... 3 1 2 7. Robinson Ma- 1,.. ,,,.. , 2 0 2 8. Eldorado M-- ..... ..... 2 0 2 Reviewing the tournament, it can easily be seen that the showing made by Alton was truly marvelous. Granite City played the easier teams first and defeated Centralia when they were in a crippled condition. Had Alton met Centralia after defeating some of the easier teams instead of the first game, the result would un- doubtedly have been different. Also comparing the number of games played, Granite had played 27 games before coming to Centralia, and Centralia 30 before entering the tournament, while Alton had played but 8. The whole team deserves great credit, but too much praise cannot be given to Captain Taylor who had entire charge of the team during the season. It is a difficult position for a captain to hold when he must coach his team and take the entire responsibility, especially when playing away from home, as on the Centralia trip. Taylor took hold of a bunch of new players, no two of which had ever played together before, and with- out any assistance, whipped them into one of Alton's greatest basket ball teams. Second place in the Southern Illinois Basket Ball Tournament is a great achieve- ment for Alton High. But one team in the history of the school can be compared with the 1912 team. The team was characterized all the season by splendid team work and a desperate fighting spirit which is always found in a well managed team. The basket ball season of 1912 is a proof of the fact that this year has and will have been the greatest in the history of the school. "0h! wad some power the giftie gie ye, To hear yourself as others hear ye." --TAYLOR HYA'rr. 101 1912 BASKET BALL TEAM Basket Ball. Team and Record of Games. Points Scored 6 Hoppe ....,,e, '12 L. F. 100 J Cresswell, ..... '13 L. G. --- ,3 Busse ..... - 112 Lg.-C. 18 4 Wood -.... - '13 Rg.-Rf. 43 f Harford ....... '12 C. 16 QQ' Taylor, Captain '12 Rf. Lg. 122 Complete Record of Basket Ball Season 1912. Date Team Score Dec. 21 Alton 16 " 30 " 21 an. 6 " 35 " 13 30 " 23 47 " 26 46 Feb. 9 8 " 17 35 " 23 18 " 23 41 " 24 33 " 24 " 27 TOTAL, 355 Opponents Bunker Hill M. A. -- -- Blackburn University- Christian Bros. College Crescent Athletic Club Blackburn University- Edwardsville High .-- Jacksonville High- --- Crescent Athletic Club--- Centralia -------- - - - Eldorado ------ Benton -------- Mount Vernon ------ - Score 14 22 15 38 45 21 25 24 60 11 29 19 OPPONENTS, , 323 "Not worth mentioning."-FR1:sHMEN. 1012 Where Played at Bunker Hill- at Carlinville -- at Alton ------ at Edwardsville at Alton -..- -- at Edwardsville at Jacksonville at Alton --.-.. at Centralia -- - at Centralia --- at Centralia - - - at Centralia - -- Basketball Team. Captain Taylor.-"Nuts" had entire charge of the 1912 Basketball team. He coached it and managed it on the field. He devised the plays and put them into execution and he scored more points than any other man on the team. "Nuts" is most undoubtedly the greatest leader that ever captained a basketball team for Ruby Red and Silver Gray. Manager Wood.-"Shorty" Wood is truly a marvel. Guarding men who outweighed him 40 pounds, playing the floor with lightning speed, dashing up from guard and winning games by his spectacular field goals, Wood was the sensation of every game in which he played. Hoppe.-"Hop" played the basket and he played it sure. When Busse or Wood shot the ball up the field, Hoppe was always under the basket to drop it in. A sure shot and heady, Hoppe won many a game for A. H. S. Harford. -Lyle didn't come out until the day before the team was to leave for Centralia, and it had been found necessary to get a new center. Big and fast, Harford played a great defensive and offensive game. Few men could get the jumps on Lyle, and although he had no previous practice, he played a wonderful game at Centralia. Busse.-"Splish," the biggest man on the team, was the fellow that Taylor placed to guard the best opposing forward and never once was he shown up. No matter how the game was going Busse was guarding the basket and while Wood was playing running guard, Busse could guard his own man and another too. ' Cresswell, Captain elect-Although "Bob," because of his inex- perience, got to take part in but 12 games, he never missed practice, always travelled with the team and was always ready when needed. That he demonstrated his worth is shown by the fact that the team unanimously chose him Captain for 1913. "I have a very unhappy brain for thinking."-PHYLLIS Gksxms. 104 f, i w . . C - C553 , ,,,,,, . ' l Q H Q63 e , , .i,, ' "'--"f"+ K VI -X is Lf X ..,'.vj . L V ! !Q53,.. Pf J, X H A J The baseball season of 1912 was not as successful as the football and basket- ball seasons had been, but undoubtedly would have been far more successful than it was if any support whatever had been given to the team, which worked just as hard and deserved support just as much as the other teams. The material was above the average. Captain Wood alone assured a fighting and a well managed team. Wight- man is undoubtedly a clever receiver, while Howard is the best slab artist seen around here for several seasons. Walker and Degenhardt also showed that they possessed the stuff, although they lacked Howard's control. Shine, Hoefert, Hoppe and Taylor played a good fielding game. Captain Wood's work requires no com- ment, except that he is unsurpassed at short. Henry Beiser and Poole played well in the outfield. The hitting strength of the team was centered in Hoefert, Wood and Henry, whose stick work helped greatly. The first game at Belleville, April 6, was won by the score of 14 to 10 and seemed to promise a very successful season. But it was impossible for Manager Hyatt to get the team games away from here, without promising a return game. This was proven impossible by the Belleville game at Alton, May 4th, as the sup- port was absolutely "nil". Therefore the score of 17 to 12 against Alton was not entirely the fault of the team, which was undoubtedly off its usual form, but was chiefly the fault of the support. It was thought best by the management not to attempt any more games, so the team, which contained the material for a great baseball team, was disbanded with the record of one game won and one game lost. "Last in love. but not least in IOU9.,,-MARJORIE TAYLoR. 105 Names of Baseball Team and Schedule Record April 6th,---- .... Alton, 14, Belleville, 10 May 4th.-,- U--Alton, 125 Belleville, 18 The Team 2, Wightman, '12r ...... ,H7 ..i,....11,, .,.. - Catcher Howard, '13, Walker, '12g Degenhardt, '14---Pitchers 9 Shine, '12.---n- c,........c,.... - ,cH.... First Base IA Hoefert, 'l5g Hoppe, '12 --- 1Second Base Y Wood, '13e ..1e...11 to --.. Short Stop 7Taylor, '12, -Third Base C Henry, '13 J Beiser, '15, 5 Poole, '15 1- - - - - Right Field - Center Field - - - - - Left Field He did nothing in particular and did it well M--CLYDE SCHMOELLER 106 'NVQ ZSVH 'wvsl FN fi Pifa ir - Q Q 7' '1-"' if 1 4' E--- s ff- 1-1 ' T ".... C ' ww V625 Z 2 f Y v P S-W: y . 'Fig-9 A The Track Outlook. Although when this is read, the second annual meet of the Alton District Inter- Scholastic Conference will be history, and we' hope glorious history, we can not but say a word as to the outlook. The Inter-Class meet which took place May 2-3 resulted in a victory for the Seniors. The result was: Seniors 45, Juniors 413 Sophmores 323 Freshmen 8. But it can not be called a victory for the Seniors, but a victory for Smith who scored 29 out of the 45 points for his class. The result was a surprise in that it was expected that the Sophomores with Alexander and Schlag would take first place and that the Juniors would not gain a place. But the unexpected brilliant work of Henry, Wood and Howard upset the dope and nearly Won the meet since the only reason for their loss was the fact that, having to participate in so many events, tired them out. The .next step was the election of George Smith Captain, as his work in the Inter-Class meet had surely proved that he was the man for the place. The preliminaries were run off May 14, but as the track was in bad condition the time was below the average. Although Granite City and Edwardsville have practically the same teams as last year, while nothing is known about Collinsville, it is the belief of those best able to judge, that our chances for victory are high. Ed. Enos, whose name needs no explanation, is coaching the team, and that.in itself is an assurance. The tentative team is as follows: Mile RUHAC. Howard and I. Clevenger. 440-yard Run-T. Henry and H. Schlag. Hurdles-T. Henry and H. Schlag. Running Broad Jump-T. Henry. 880-yard Run-E. Gill and W. Wood. Shot Put-G. Smith. 100-yard Dash-G. Smith and F. Alexander. 50-yard Dash-G. Smith and F. Alexander. Pole Vault -A. Megowen. Discus Throw-C. Perrin. Running High jump-A. Megowen. Ball Throw-L. Beiser. 108 0 wx. nf, A ZR ' I I QQNQ fc' U ., f Y - I 1,127.1 1:6211-1:25:25 f iq! - 3 ly-:z4q.f!:E:!7:!'ge7q ' ' ' f'fff'f7iura51.n-uh r' 1' r A fu 1,11 ,:.1,- f, .ea:4rgzfp.,.15"5j ' 'avg:55gf5gf,zg,nf,.,1,,f,'., ff' ffil .i'?!ii13?Q'9i"- 'V' fzgeea s J.- --7 'H A . J u.-.. 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The rhythmic swaying and bowing of the gayly costumed Japanese girls, the mysterious and weird movements of the sprites, the suggestion of elusive Fairy-land, the uncanny realness of the Court Chamberlain and the grotesque impersonation of the Wizard Cat, combined with music of a decidedly Oriental flavor to produce a most charming and haunting effect. The humorous situations which were interspersed throughout the performance, added no little pleasure to the enjoyment of the evening's entertainment. It was not the first appearance of many of those who played the leading roles, so it was to be expected that they would show the naturalness and unembarrassment due to a familiarity with the stage from before the footlights, while those who were appearing for the first time reflected great credit upon those who so faithfully and untiringly expended time and effort in the drilling. Too much praise cannot be given the girls and boys of the choruses, for their splendidly concerted work. The ease, grace and unity of action appeared so simple and easy, that an audience made of people who have had no similar experience could scarcely appreciate how much tiresome practice is necessary to produce the simplest effects. The long hours of effort to produce a concerted floor sweeping Japanese bow, or to become familiar enough with the Japanese way of crossing the stage so as not to fail once, will undoubtedly have a lasting effect upon the girls so carefully drilled. Miss Gilmore, who drilled the characters for the speaking parts, for the Iirst time showed Alton High School the talent she has for clever interpretation. Miss Jones, our able Supervisor of Music, has shown the public several times the ability she possesses in producing superior musical entertainment. And last, but not least, a profit of one hundred dollars, after paying for very expensive costumes, shows a very careful business management. 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KING PROCTER An Operetta in Three Acts Presented by the Musical Department of the Alton High School at the Temple Theatre Friday, December 15, 1911 Characters PRINCESS CHRYSANTHEMUM, the Emperor's Daughter--Emily Hoefert To-To, ll I Upha Peters Yum-Yum, 2 Maidens Attendant on the Princess ........ 4 Martha Stanley Du-Du, I I Lula Halsey Tu-Lip, J L Lillian Gaddis Fairy Moonbeam, the Princess' Good Genius ...... 4 ........., ,,,,,, H eleii H011 The Emperor What-for-Why, a Merciful GJ Monarch ....... Earl Cuthbertson Attendants upon the Emperor .............. Torrey McKennyg Sidney Gasking Prince Soxrru' In Love with the Princess ......... ......, F red Weld Prince So-Sli, Clyde Schmoeller Top-Not, the Court Chamberlain ,.,,,-..,.. . ,,,., Frank M01-foot Sing-Tu, one of the populace ....... ..... ,,,, H a 1-Qld Hoefeft Saucer-Eyes, the Wizard Cat ............ ...... - ,.,, C our-triey Pei-rin Hilda Bensinger Myrtle Boals Helen Boals Hester Bramhall Isabelle Brooke Mabel Coyle Vera Dick Helen Didlake Kathleen Dodson Ruth Dorsey Lelia Bauer Edwin Bauer Dora Bennes Karl Bockstruck Margaret Brown Irene Elder Lillian Bensinger Elizabeth Browning Phyllis Gaskins Zina Harrison Girls' Chorus Marie Floss Louise Gillham Helen Hudgens Grace Lavenue Mary Lewis Marjorie McKenny Beulah Munger Emily Nixon Agnes Powell Minnie Reister Sprites Dorothy Ferguson Harry Getsinger Lyle Harford Thomas Haycraft Esther Leeper Hazel Parrish Fairies Elsie Hartmann Alice joesting Helenljoesting Grace Johnstone 114 Mary Ryrie Elizabeth Rose Florence Rose Marjorie Taylor Eunice Whitney Helen Wightman Lucile Wightman Bessie Williamson Matilda Yager Elizabeth Zerwekh Clara Randolph Paul Scott Hilda Straube William Stritmatter Theodosia Taylor Carroll Wightman Corida Koenig Adele Sotier SYNOPSIS. ACT I. Scene-Emperor's garden near the palaceg time, afternoon. A great fete is being held in honor ofthe coming of age of the Emperor's daughter, Princess Chrysanthemum. She is loved by Prince So-Tru and returns his affection, but he has a rival in the person of Prince So-Sli, who seeks the aid of Saucer-Eyes, The Wizard Cat, who carries off the Princess to the Cave of Inky Night, leaving the Emperor and Prince So-True distracted at her strange dis- appearance. SO N GS "Strike the Gong and Sound the Cymbals" .... .,.., C horus "The Golden Butterfly" ........,....,,...... ....., S ing-Tu "Wave the Flag and Banners Gay" ..... ....... C horus "Which Shall It Be?" .......,.......... ...... P rincess "Long Live The Emperor" ...... . ...- ..--.Chorus "I Am The Emperor What-for-Whi"., , ..... Emperor "Lullaby Land" ..,..,,.............. ..... T u-Lip "Haste Now Away"-.. ..... Chorus ACT II. Scene-Cave of Inky Night, time, later the same day. Princess Chrysanthemum, imprisoned in the Cave of Inky Night, with the aid ofa magic ring summons Fairy Moonbeam, who is about to help her when she drops the ring and cannot find it. Fairy Moonbeam disappears at the loss of the ring, and the unhappy Princess is left to bewail her fate. Prince So-Tru manages to obtain entrance to the cave and finds the ring, which at once causes Fairy Moonbeam to return and aid him. At this moment the Emperor arrives with his attendants and takes Saucer-Eyes prisoner, bearing him in triumph to his palace. SO N G S "Sprites of the Night" .... ..,..... , .- ., ........... Sprites "A Kitten's T ale" ...... ........ S aucer-Eyes "The Path of Love" ,.....,........ ..... F airy Moonbeam 'tLove's Kingdom" ...........,,.,., ........... S o-Tru "Called by Magic Ring We Come" .... .... F airies "Home Returning" ..........,....... ...., C horus ACT III. Scene-Emperor's garden, time, evening of the same day. Threatened with torture, Saucer-Eyes confesses the complicity of Prince So-Sli, whom the Emperor orders to instant execution. This is, however, frustrated by the appearance of Princess Chrysanthemum, accompanied by Prince So-Tru, and Fairy Moonbeam with her band. The Emperor pardons Saucer-Eyes and So-Sli at the Princess' request, and gives her hand in marriage to Prince So-Tru, thus bringing everything to a happy conclusion. SO N GS "Sad and Moumful" ....... ..... ........ .... C h 0 fl-IS "Swiftly Home Retuming".,- -..Chorus "Home of My Childhood" ......,,. ............., P rincess "Whether You Like It or Not" ..... ................ E mperor "Jolly Little Japanese Sailor Man".--,, ...... Clyde Schmoeller "The Dawn of Love"-Duet ....,... ...... P rincess and So-Tru "Long Live The Emperoru... ..... .............. . Chorus 115 "Rose 'o Plymouth Town." To be taken back to Plymouth in 1621, and to renew an old acquaintance with Miles Standish and the Plymouth colony is a rare privilege, and this the class of 1913 made possible for its friends April 12, by presenting "Rose o' Plymouth Town". The play is a romantic comedy which admirably protrays the spirit of the time it was a crime, punishable at the whipping post, to pick a few ears of green corny when the people lived in daily dread of Indians, and yet appeared out- wardly calm and unmoved by the danger surrounding them. Although most of the players were absolutely without experience of the kind, yet owing to much work and careful drilling, they seemed entirely free from embarrassment on the stage, and the dialogue was spirited and apparently spon- taneous. The characters were protrayed with a keen insight and understanding of the parts. Adele Sotier seemed actually to be the gay and sprightly French maiden, an exotic rose transplanted to a bleak and hostile soil. She threw herself into her part with remarkable enthusiasium. James Forbes, as the bashful younger brother, always raised a laugh by his clever interpretation of Philip de la Noye. Paul Scott was the "fearsome Captain of Plymouth" even before he appeared in armor and with the marks of battle upon him. The part of Miriam, the sweet, timid little Puritan maid, was very well taken by Alice Joesting, and Elva Weber was just what a calm and devout Puritan matron should be. Bessie Stal- lings, as Aunt Resolute, who Hgoes forth to take her daily frightingf' added many humorous touches. Walter Wood took a rather thankless part very creditably, though he isn't cut out for a villain, and Clyde Schmoeller's interpretation of Garrett Foster was good throughout. In fact the play showed exceptional ability and was the result of a great deal of patient effort and hard work. Adele and Clyde will assure you that a natural and concerted sneeze is not the easiest thing in the world to do, nor is it quite so simple as it looks to serve bean porridge and keep up a conversation at the same time. A great deal of credit is due to Miss Naylor, who was tireless in her efforts in drilling the players, as well as to Miss Wempen, who acted as business manager. Between the third and fourth acts, ten junior girls in Grecian costumes and carrying branches of blossoms, gave a very pretty and graceful dance called "The Dance of the Winds," the success of which was due to Miss Bowler's careful train- ing. "Everything but what the name denotes."-Miss MEISER. 116 ROSE o' PLYMOUTH TOWN A Romantic Comedy by Beulah Marie Dix and Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland. PRESENTED BY THE JUNIOR CLASS OF THE ALTON HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TATLER AT THE Uemple Eilpzaxtrzz FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1912 Braxiratis lliexsunae . Paul Scott Miles Standish, Captain of Plymouth . . . . Clyde Schmoeller Walter Wood James Forbes . Alice Joesting Elva Weber Bessie Stallings Adele Sotier Garret Foster, of Weston's men . . . John Margeson Philippe de la Noye Miriam Chillingsley, cousin to the Captain . Barbara Standish, wife of the Captain . . Resolute Story, aunt to the Captain . Rose de la Noye, sister to Philippe .... of the Plymouth Colonists A DRILL-DUHCQ of the Winds, Between Acts Il and III. PLACE: Plymouth in New England. PERIOD: 1622-1623. ACT I. Scene-Living Room in Captain Standish' Home. Time-An early morning in August. The value of corn is exemplified by the harsh punishment which is the peigalty for stealing corn. Garret Foster, of Weston's men, appears in a bad ig . ACT II. Scene-Dooryard in front of Captain Standish' home. Time -A late afternoon in October. The corn has ripened, and an attempt to follow the custom of the Indians upon Ending the red ear leads to serious complications. ACT III. Scene 1-Same as Act I. Time-A night in March. Garret Foster, who has been banished, returns at the risk of his life to give warning that the Indians are on the war path. Scene 2-Same as 1. Time-The next afternoon. Garret, wearing john's red coat, saves the stockade. The Captain recog- nizes the coat, gives the credit to the latter, but Rose discovers the truth. Lucy Bailey Mary Caldwell Edna Gerbig Louise Gillham Aeola Hyatt DRILL GIRLS Corida Koenig Marie Lowe Elizabeth Martin Hilda Straube Lucille Wightman Music by High School Orcheslra. 117 H T0wN UT MO "ROSE 0' PLY OF ST CA wou.-1 szmaog so :asog .Lnowmd Mol H IZ Mn V F , 7 P""'V I mn. 1 X bi 4 To JUNIOR PL LL DRI 99 "Eether or Eyther? On March 29th the Illini Society presented this very clever farce. The cast was under the direction of Miss McCarthy, and showed to excellent advantage. For the first time the Freshmen, instead of the other societies, were the guests of the Illini. Mrs. Turlington, Jr., Mrs. Turlington, Sr., Mrs. Bray, - Mr. Turlington, Jr., Mr. Turlington, Sr., Mr. Bray, - Twitter, the maid, Simpson, the butler, Cir,-xu.-xcrizns. Kathleen Dodson. Helen Boals. Marie Floss. Carroll Wightman. Torrey McKenny. Courtney Perrin. Adelaide Boyle. William Stritmatter. Yama Yama Drill. February 6th the Seniors gave a night at the Princess, the special feature of which was a delightful drill presented between pictures by ten Senior girls. Dressed in yama yama suits, they moved in perfect unison, singing a very pleasing song. Frances Hurlbutt as leading lady and soloist, could not have been better. The girls were drilled by Miss Bowler and Miss Wempen, and showed that much time must have been spent in preparing them. The girls who took part were: Frances Hurlbutt, Lela Bauer, Kathleen Dodson, Vera Dick, Julia Thorn, "A happy infant here I roam, Far from my dear paternal home."- l'2l Dora Bennes, Helen Boals, Claire Herzog, Ruby Roseberry, Clara Randolph. HSUSIEH FISCHER. : l l l Lecture Course. As has been the custom, the Alton High School gave another series of entertainments. The first number of the course was given by the Fisher-Shipp Concert Company, on the thirteenth of November. In this company were Miss Shipp, soprano and readerg Miss Ailene Pettit, violinistg Mrs. Etta Goode Heacock, contralto, and Mr. Lloyd A. Lowe, accompanist. Their entertainment was greatly enjoyed by all who heard it. On November the twenty-fourth, Captain Richmond Pearson Hobson addressed us on "The Destiny of Our Nationf' This was the second number of the lecture course, and the attendance was good. Captain Hobson, who is a naval hero, is also a very fine orator. The third number was given on the seventh of February by the International Operatic Company. In the company were Mrs. Telka Farm McKinnie, sopranog Miss Rose Heidenreich, contraltog Mr. Christian Mathesen, tenorg Mr. Burt P. McKinnie, bass, and Mr. Lawrence Meuhling, accompanist and piano soloist. Their program was composed of solos, duets and quartettes, which were enjoyed by all, but probably most enjoyable was their last number, the third scene from "Martha," in costume. The fourth number was given on February the twenty-fourth, by the Castle Square Entertainers. In this company were Mr. LeRoy Hulbert, first tenor, who also played mandolin, banjo, concert horn, cornet, octavin and piano, Mr. Henri A. Keats, second tenor, who played violoncello, concert horn and is a pianist of marked ability, Mr. Pratt, baritone, who played violin, piano and cornet, and is an excellent dialect monologistg Mr. A. A. Kurtz, bass, who played the violin. This was one of the best attended numbers of the course. The fifth number was given by Dana Walden, the magician. He is certainly a master in the mysterious arts, and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. He had with him a ventriloquist who caused very much amusement. As a whole, the course this year was attended better than last and was a success financially. g 122 v if WK V A - vie.: Lf ,S 5 F-I al A AE Ei f lg. xg wg v :Q I if is if 6 4 Y, , 3 K W .ns I mmm Kanawha UUE ,L Walter Wood 5 Minnie Snyder Lula Ahe Fred Alexander Leslie Alt Raymond Andrews Alma Armour Lucy Bailey Nina Baker Blanche Bell Walter Blakely Floyde Bolton Isabelle Brooke Inez Buckstrup Joseph Clevenger Linza Davis Blanche Denny Ernest Diez Florence Dick Irene Elder Rogers Farley Samuel F indley James Forbes Elma Frazer Edna Gerbig Clark Gillham Edward Gratian Tillie Guertler Harold Harford La Verne Hill Officers. First Semester Second Semester I Clyde Schmoeller President C Clark Gillham Vice President 4 Arnold Roseberry Secretary and Treasurer 5' Lucy Bailey Roll. May Holley Emma Horn Aeola Hyatt Ernest Jackson Alice Joesting Helen Joesting Rudolph Knight Henry Kramer Grace Lavenue Katherine Lindley Marie Lowe Bertha Luer Hilda Lenhardt Elizabeth Martin Nellie Mather Ora Marum Gladys May Thomas Mayo Harry Moldafsky James Morgan Emily Nixon Ben Powell Oliver Pratz Eugene Price Vera Reilly Arnold Roseberry Bert Russel Dwight Schafl Gertrude Schaperkotter Harry Schlag Clyde Schmoeller Henry Schoeifler Paul Scott Ruby Sidwell Mamie Snyder Edward Stafford Bessie Stallings Walter Stiritz Frank Sutton Lillian Talmage George Walter Joseph Walter Emma Watkins Elva Weber Marcus Welton Henry Werts Lucille Wightman Helen Wightman Ruth Winchester Bertha Wing Walter Wood Adolph Wuerker Bernice Wright Barnett Yaeger Grace Vanpreter "I am the Queen of SCOtf.,'-MARY RYRu:. 125 .L mmm PL1Sl'1fI1ataha EDU Officers. First Semester: Second Semester: f Lillian Gaddis President C John Shine ,Q Taylor Hyatt Vice-President 34 Thomas Haycraft -3 Bert Busse Secretary and Treasurer .J Dora Bennes Roll. Edwin Bauer Lelia Bauer Dora Bennes Hilda Bensinger Elmer Bierbaum Robert Bradshaw Walter Burns Bert Busse Robert Cresswell Dell Dahlstrom John Doxsey Cora Draper Cora Elder Ruth Few Marie Fitzgerald Edith Foy Harry Getsinger Artimisha Getsinger Louise Gillham Vera Greeling Lyle Harford . Malcolm Harris Wilbert Hart Thomas Haycraft James Hearne Ada Hemken Thomas Henry Harold Hoefert Harold Hoppe Clarence Howard Frances Hurlbutt Taylor Hyatt George J uttemeyer Erwin Koch Corida Koenig Esther Leeper Frank Leese John Lemp Grace Little Rheba McDow Clarence McMullen Harold Meyers Viola Miller Marguerite Mohr Mae Nickels Nield Osborn Hazel Parrish Upha Peters Roscoe Poole Harold Raines Clara Randolph Eunice Redmon Minnie Reister Ernest Rennebaum Ruby Rosebery Doris Rubenstein William Schaefer Herbert Schindewolf Mildred Scott John Shine George Smith Ralph Smith Russell Stewart Hilda Straube Robert Streeper Adele Strubel Julia Thorn Alma Tinsley Irene Tribby Elden Walker Eugene Webb Lillian Weber Lillian Wentz Eunice Whitney Cecil Wightman Helen Williams Bessie Williamson Walter Wilson Bertha Zimmerman "A too tender heart is the worId's pin cushion."-Lucius WIGHTMAN. 127 l 'K mmm Illini mmm Officers. First Semester: Second Semester: f Martha Stanley President sv Courtney Perrin 1. Courtney Perrin Vice-President 5. Alvira Haley J Eula Green Secretary aud Treasurer J Helen Boals . Roll. Emma Ballinger Nina Baker Grace Beecher Anna Benecke Clara Bennes Helen Boals Karl Bockstruck Bessie Bockstruck Charles Braun Margaret Brown Calanthe Brueggeman Mary Caldwell Vivenne Carter Marvel Clyne Harriet Daniel Edgar Degenhardt Vera Dick Kathleen Dodson Coeina Donelly Elisabeth Dormann Helen Fitzgerald Alvin Fitzgerald Marie Floss Hattie Foster Mildred Ford Irene Fries Alice Gates Evelyn Ghent Elvira Gormly Alice Green Henrietta Green Leo Grosh Alvira Haley Lula Halsey Elsie Hartman Claire Herzog Pearl Hopson Helen Hudgens Florence Hurley Barbara Hull Casper Jacoby Daisy Joesting Grace Johnstone Theodore Kohlhepp Edith Lageman Helen Lowry Lillian Luer Robert May Marjorie McKenny Torrey McKenny "I am every inch a queen. 129 Vera Megowen Ethel Megowen Sadie Meriwether Katharine Meriwether Mae Ohnsorg Courtney Perrin Blanche Peters Agnes Powell Elizabeth Quigley Moreland Rintoul Nina Rintoul Elizabeth Rose Reba Russell Flora Riley Jack Shank Eva Shearlock Adele Sotier William Strittrnatter Elliott Taylor Marjorie Taylor Theodosia Taylor Ethel Waltrip Carroll Wightman Elizabeth Zerwekh "-Miss NAYLOR. Olll for ,uf ,nf -or ln- for mf ,nf -Q1 ,stil I INTER-SOCIETY DEBATE ollc roi :Ile :llc roi :llc 4..IOl :llc dll: col ,HQ KANAWHA vs. ILLINI December 12th, 1912 Alton High School Auditorium. Mr. B. C. R1cHARDsoN, Chairman. QUESTION : Resolved, "That the Federal Government should Establish and Operate a Parcels Post. Affirmative-KANAWHA Negative-ILLINI , Paul Scott, Paul Zerwekh, Aeola Hyatt, Mamie Sydney, Gladys May. Alvira Haley. JUDGES: W. P. Boynton, Professor Coolidge, A. B. Wyckoff. Decision 2 to 1 favor of the Affirmative. " Who thinks too little and talks too much "-CLYDE SCHMOELLER. 130 - Inter-Society Debate. On Tuesday evening, December the twelfth, in the High School auditorium, the Illini and the Kanawha Societies met to debate upon the question: i'Resolved that the Federal Government Should Establish and Operate a Parcels Post." The Illini Society, represented by Captain Paul Zerwekh, Alvira Haley, and Mamie Sydney, argued the negative, while the Kanawha, represented by Captain Paul Scott, Gladys May and Aeola Hyatt, argued the affirmative. Both teams showed that, in the short time allotted them for preparation, they had worked hard and accomplished much. Although it was the first attempt of the Kanawha, and all three debaters were inexperienced, they proved that they were not lacking. Paul Scott, the first speaker on the affirmative, laid clearly the plan which the affirmative would use, and proceeded to prove that the parcels post is a necessity. Paul Zerwekh, the first negative speaker, plunged headlong into his speech, and spoke as if to make all believe, no matter what their former belief had been, that the parcels post is not necessary, would not benefit the United States government, and would drag the government farther and farther into debt each year. Gladys May, second affirmative speaker, spoke with just as much determination that the parcels post would be an economic advantage. Alvira Haley, second speaker for the negative, gave her speech against the post with ease, and her former public speaking stood her in good stead. Aeola Hyatt, third affirmative speaker, in her speech proved to the judges that the federal government could operate successfully a parcels post. Mamie Sydney, third negative speaker, spoke clearly and distinctly and laid her points well. The negative rebuttal was given by Paul Zerwekh, in which he was able to answer one of the three challenges offered by the affirmative. The affirmative rebuttal was given by Paul Scott. It was concise and to the point, but even at that he refuted so many arguments of such importance that he had to speak like a gatling gun, and finished just in time. The judges' decision was read amid breathless suspense. It stood affirmative. 23 negative, 1. CLYDE SCHMOELLER, '13. "Some people are born beautiful, some have it thrust upon them, some acquire it."-MAY OHNSORG. 131 ' ELLIOTT TAYLOR JOHN SHINE. PAUL SCOTT. Alton High School vs. Manual Training High School. March 29th, 1912, Alton High School Auditorium. Mr. B. C. Richardson, Chairman. QUESTION: Resolved, "That Co-education is Undesirable in Secondary Schools." AFFIRMATIVE--Alton: NEGATIVE-Manual: Elliot Taylor H. C. Brown John Shine F. H. Morse Paul Scott J. C. Lewis JUDGES:-W. P. Boynton, Professor Castle, C. H. Doris. DECISION:-3 to 0, favor of the Affirmative. Alton, State Champion in "Extempore Speaking." lUnknown to the Editor-in-Chief this notice has been insertedl. Paul Scott Won the district championship in Carbondale, April 19th, and on Friday, May 17th, was victorious in the state finals held at Champaign under the auspices of the University of Illinois. Scott's subject was "The Value of the Study of Agriculture in the High School." This is a great accomplishment for Paul, and a great victory for Alton High, as this is Alton's first attempt in this work. "That indolent but agreeable feeling of doing H0fhiHg.',-WALTER Woon. 132 Inter-Scholastic Debate. In the days of ancient Rome, brave gladiators came forth to battle with fierce, wild animals, sometimes to fight and win, sometimes to sacrifice a human life to mere brute force, while breathless audiences crowding the coliseum amused themselves by watching the outcome. But in these civilized days of modern high schools, we have contests wherein, unlike those of old, boys willingly fight to maintain the honor of their high school, not to amuse but to instruct, making the contest not one of physical prowess, but of mental skill. Such a contest was held in the assembly room of the Alton High School on March 29, when three representatives of Manual Training School for Boys, of St. Louis, met Capt. Elliott Taylor, John Shine and Paul Scott, chosen to represent Alton High School, to debate the question, "Resolved, That Co-education is Unde- sirable in Secondary Schools. " Alton took the affirmative, St. Louis the negative. The struggle, however, was like that of a lion and a lamb, so docile did Alton's antagonists proved to be, and the judges' unanimous decision for the affirmative wasthe universal verdict of the interested audience. In fact, the best argument for the negative was our boys, products of a co-educational system, for they proved their superiority in address, oratory and thought. Their debate was keen and well organized, while each speaker backed up his statements with proofs or disproofs. Paul, the first speaker of the affirmative, proved conclusively that co-education is undesirable intellectually, Elliott, by clear, forceful arguments, proved that it is undesirable physically, John, with eloquence, proved that it is undesirable morally, while, in rebuttal, Paul was so exhaustless, so fluent and so convincing in giving the final word in refutation to each argument that he won the epithet-the invincible. Q The coaches for the debate were Mr. Ritcher and Mr. Richardson. The effect of this contest was felt in renewed effort and enthusiasm for debate in the literary societies and more loyalty, in general, to Alton High School. "A Mellinls' Food Boy."-GEORGE WALTER. 133 3 1 ! 0 " M 'y iw 1-4 if Q fy 16' ,f 5 Q 4 1 , 44.151 s -, 5 , V , . ' ,, . ' ,:.. ef' ' i , lil x 5 Z L ig Q M RWKNV - 677' ,. .. .,.. . .. f - ' " " ,f'f,'.'kx , 9" "I '37 ,giwx I :wus f fW rx L5: Q- ,E I f 1? C -f'wAH!i0l7 'rw 5 -f-. . . z. kwa -' -we - i'.!'Q'l-111,72 S4 V 'if J ' .' ' 3 .. '.',.' L F- 1-:J 'Vg' A 1 - , .-41232 .y',': " 'li jg? , ., .,-:Q . .v., tiff , , A M ll g t' 3' 3 X li lli 1 W X.-,-A R -ff' in 1 Z ...fl 'TE f t-,7"f3?. , . . 'ff Q X Qxsl 1 , 5-,a f Torrey T. McKenny, J- Reba Russell, - 3 Karl Bockstruck, Nina Baker Lelia Boercher Mary Caywood Earl Cuthbertson Coeina Donnelly John Doxsey Gordon Edgar James Forbes Edith Foy Louise Gillham Miss Olive Gillham Ethel Greeling Vera Greeling Lula Halsey Elsie Hartmann Marguerite Hohman May Holley Emma Horn Miss Sara E. Hudson Helen Joesting George Juttemeyer Eunice Lavenue How far cl little ca 3 ww mf-'E ya Q ...rfn Wm mm mm -Wim Q BE - - - - President. - - - Vice President. - Secretary and Treasurer. Roll. John Lemp Earl Linkogle Katherine Lindley Lillian Luer Max Masel Robert May Mrs. S. D. McKenny Neild Osburn Ernest Rennebaum Elizabeth Rose Bert Russell Mildred Scott Paul Scott Hilda Straube Adele Strubel William Stewart Virginia Taylor Alice Twing Mamie Snyder Estella Weber Robert Wetzel Elizabeth Zerwekh ndle throws its beams !"-BLANCHE DENNY. 135 N X ,L "7 If euffcljc 5 1 lille? 'Herein ffl 4 fl 7 4: 7, i - A , A , ,' P V - K ' 1' I U 'I " f""n 1 l ., Y l .ii J, Wx gif , I f Rl f 3 ',, ' Xx ,J ' f fig 'Q ' R " ' r Il E, fi. Officers. f Elisabeth Dormann, - - - Pr6SidCI1t ,2.Helen Boals, - - - Vice President C5 Adele Sotier, - S6CI'Ct3l'Y Lillian Weber, Treasurer RO11.v- Helen Boals Bessie Bockstruck Karl Bockstruck Elisabeth Dormann Edna Gerbig Emma Horn Aeola Hyatt George Juttemeyer " The bloated millionaires. "-Ar 137 Marie Lowe Viola Miller Clara Randolph Nina Rintoul Adele Sotier William Stritmatter Lillian Weber Walter Wood HLETIC ASSOCIATION. I HM, . Sikiefzf' 5,3 - - , - nb' Y: in " la fgffwfx 4 , ug5'i'Afff'x f, V up 5411553 Q fifm k. ,X I Q-.ww wif-. f -W ,gM - . , J saw if ff-Q f ',,' 1 VL V ' ,v2. ' VV A 95Ygix52g5WN f,,?f, gg , f pf t ,Aff YN 'E 'sr -eh-,gl new 7 W -, . i ,,' -nh - I 'Q i N if 'Xi W S' PQI, ,Q T J W d J V 1 S 3 'Q Z l ll ' I S ' l b I ' 'M'-W . - -E-ff Qu' W 'W lv' 'ill' Q Q X 'll x 4 S Q Q0 Vs 1 his -iv ,' Q Officers. f Thomas Haycraft, - - President J Clyde Schmoeller, Vice President Eunice Whitney, Secretary 9 Francis Hurlbutt, - Treasurer Roll. Lelia Bauer Blanche Denny Mildred Dietiker Kathleen Dodson Cora Draper Ruth Few James Forbes Alvira Haley Thomas Haycraft Frances Hurlbutt Grace Little Elizabeth Martin Gladys May Vera Megowen Elizabeth Rose Clyde Schmoeller Paul Scott Russell Stewart William Stritmatter Lillian Talmage Eunice Whitney Lucille Wightman Bernice Wright "I am the very pink of courtesy."-Miss RICH. 139 ' S. THE PIASA QUILL STAFF. 'hr Igiana Q9uill. Eight issues, published monthly by the students during the school year, in the interests ofthe Alton High School, Alton, lll. Editorial Staff. 1 Editor-in-Chief, ---- FRANK G. MORFOOT, '12 I Literary, - - - GLADYS LIAY, '13 I6 News, - FRANCES HURLBUTT, '12 7 Q. Athletic, ---- ELLIOTT S. TAYLOR, '12 2, Business Management. f ----- ALVIRA HALEY, '12 6 l - HELEN BOALS, '13 7 I - BESSIE STALLINGS, '13 I9- l - BERT RUSSELL, '14 '5 Business Managers, - EDNVIN BAUER, '14 Q I - - HELEN HUDGENS, '15 I c - - - EDMUND GILL, '15 Ll I I - MARGUERITE BOYD, QU.A.l, '14 Ilf- L - - EDITH DANIELS, CU.A.l, '15 lg Entered as second-class matter, February 24th, 1908, at Alton, Ill., under Act of Congress of March 3d, 1878. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, 50 CENTS THE SCHOOL YEAR. For the first time in many years the "Piasa Quill" will close the season entirely free from debt. Too great credit can not be given to Miss Helen A. Naylor, whose skillful management and whose untiring attention has made this possible. Miss Naylor took charge of the "Quill" two years ago when it was in a very bad financial condition, but by her ceaseless labors it its behalf, she has put it on an excellent basis. The TATLER Board can easily appreciate the work that this must have necessitated. Miss Naylor will ever have the gratitude of the Alton High School. 141 ' A "' "7 LY- his ' Ji7EET.TT.":.:1 6 ii H B: ee? A - of 2 C' T C' Vi?" D is sf EEE E 5 E E 5 I ,E Fi :aa " : : E ' 5,55 ' E E E, 5 E S E El - .E S E 5 5 - E. gi 5 -l -'s V gY.5':-Q 5 A,,,:Q F5 -' sg : E1 'E g :5 E as , Q ff- lil ,, X! - ii BFI. Officers. Mr. Charles M. Yager, - - - President Mr. Carl Hartmann, - Vice President Mrs. B. C. Richardson, - - Secretary Mr. Paul B. Cousley, - Treasurer Miss Bertha Ferguson, - - Historian Miss Maud Gillham, - Assistant Historian Executive Committee. Mr. George M. Ryrie, Chairman. Mrs. H. M. Schweppe Miss Minnie Boals. The Upper Alton Alumni Association is now merged with the Alton Alumni Asssciation, so that the largest class that ever graduated from Alton High School, the first class from Upper Alton and Alton combined, will be greeted by a larger and better Alumni than has ever greeted any new members. 'LA rose with all its sweetest leaves yet folded." 142 - ' GBUTCHH WILSON. iff 17 I 1 -S - .1 g, 3 Y,- 4-I 7- 1 W L1 ' . --ff A AX l I mf 1, H2173 fm , 1 I 1 1 u 5. ' x '. 1:1 fp f N 2' x Q 5 ', ,J .x 1 .f' X 'zqxiyff I K-1v1'1.'11,g1.p,.:ff:af'-1fsawv- J," 170, . -.'- -:,-3171, , 1' 1:1f1'lf:1,j'11:11'I5j.-:,. ' 1 1'1'1 Ill 1'1"1'i" :1f"1:':'f:1 4 H1 1l,'1, ,'1'1' '1, 1,0- '1'1'J1 1 '1'1 o'1 '1'1,l ',,"4f1k1f11"l11' 'gl 'I-'I' ' i1'1'1"1 "Q" 1 0' 'U . 1 I '1'1.': rl: 1 0 0 ':'fL1.', 1's ""1Q'1:'1"1:1 I ., 1 Q N 1 0 1 ?'!""'4.1 M !11i'S.w.tiw. 1111. giaiia 1 y .1 '10 ,I 1 . 1. 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Caywood Mildred Chappell Hildred Clevenger Marvel Clyne Hazel Crouch Dell Dahlstrom Mary Demuth Florence Dick Kathleen Dodson l lisabeth Dorrnann Irene Elder Dorothy Ferguson Helen Fitzgerald Marie Floss Hattie Foster Edith Foy Elma Frazer Irene Fries Alice Gates Marie Geddes Edna Gerbig Artimisha Getsinger Louise Gillham Marian Goudie Mildred Goudie Vera Greeling " Men delight me not."-Miss WEMPI-JN. 144 Tillie Guertler Alvira Haley Lula Halsey Elzina Harrison Elsie Hartmann Ada Hemken Helen Hemken Harriet Herbert Esther Hill Marguerite Hohmann Emma Horn Ruth Hughes Barbara Hull Charlotte Hummert Florence Hurley Helen Joesting Grace Johnstone Myrtle Keyser Elizabeth Koch Corida Koenig Edith Lagemann Esther Leeper Lucille Lehne Mary Lewis Katherine Lindley Grace Little Bertha Luer Lillian Luer Veda Magee Ora Marum Nellie Mather Eleanor Mawdsley Eunice McFetridge Bessie McKee Majorie McKenney Vera Megowen Ethel Megowen Katherine Meriwether Sadie Meriwether Ruth Michelbuch Viola Miller Esther Mook Beulah Munger Mae Nickels Emily Nixon May Ohnsorg Hazel Parrish Dorothy Penrose Blanche Peters Upha Peters Agnes Powell Eunice Redman Minnie Reister Ethel Rice Flora Riley Moreland Rintoul Nina Rintoul Alma Robinson Elizabeth Rose Florence Rose Ruby Rosebery Doris Rubenstein Fay Scott Mildred Scott Gertrude Schaperkotter Eva Shearlock Irene Shine Adele Sotier Gladys Starr Margaret Starr Sophia Steiner Hilda Straube Emma Sullivan Lucia Taylor Marjorie Taylor Theodosia Taylor Alice Twing Grace Van Preter Dorothy Volz Elizabeth Wade Velma Walters Ethel Waltrip Elva Weber Lillian Wentz Bessie Williamson Eunice Whitney Helen Wightman Lucille Wightman Ruth Winchester Elizabeth Zerwekh " They have a plentiful lack of wit."-Pnrsrcs 32. x --N 1, -Ng S N. XX HIGH ScHooL ORCHESTRA 'IWW - , WWW WW1 K - d f' N ,A f .1 fr 0 ' T Qi iff W Q Z1 , Hb Roll. LEAD ER . B. C. Richardson PIANO. Eunice Whitney A Fiusr V1oLrNs. Emma Horn ' William Stritmatter B. C. Richardson SECOND VroLiNs. Henry Schoefller Barnett Yaeger Oliver Pratz Erwin Koch Herbert Schindewolf Thomas Moran IJOUBLE Bass. Robert Bradshaw. Q FIRST CORNETS. 2 Samuel F indley 3E1mer Bierbaum SECOND CORNETS. 7 Casper Jacoby ' Clarence McMullen FLUTE. Frank Sutton. ' 'A pclinf ' -DAVE SEIGEL. 147 pr: :S pf' yr . S3 K JT if . E 2 , 5 S5 - jj gil' 'W A 'W Yi fpfldf F A F flpi 11: fe M illiwv :JJJ JJ., J JJ -,Jr JJJJD' NJ." 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Thomas Henry Harold Hoefert Clarence Howard Gould Hurlbutt Taylor Hyatt Casper Jacoby Henry Kramer Joseph Lamm William La Mothe Walden Levis Emmet Melling Harold Meyer Harry Moldafsky James Morgan Elmer Nixon Courtney Perrin Oliver Pratz Harold Raines Walter Roper Arnold Rosebery Clyde Schmoeller David Siegel Theodore Smith Harry Snyder Edward Stafford Russell Stewart William Stewart John Shine Walter Stiritz Alois Strubel Frank Sutton Elliott Taylor Eugene Walter George Walter Joseph Walter Ralph Webb Walter Wilson Cecil Wightman Thomas Wimber Adolph Wuerker "Thinking that you are thinking is no sign that you are thinking."-EUeEN13 WEBB. 148 as 4 E : 'AES '-1 "' -E 5 : E E-5: E522 EE 5 E 5 5 5 :EES 5535 2 1 E E555 :gage :I --E E :E : Signs ":. E 2- r-1- 1 I ' gi- 5 'E E :F-1 S gE:E age- 5 EE at as E 2355 E EE EE E EE " E255 is S E E E 2 E 5 ' : E: I 9 E as S93 as an Literary. Gladys May Bess Stallings Clark Gillham Emily Nixon Adele Sotier Leslie Alt Art. Photographs. W. H. 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Since it has been an unbroken custom to lose someone or something-although it was never stated whether they were recovered or not-before this date we must apologize for the fact that either because the editor does not know his business or because of some other unexplainable error no one has been either lost, strayed or stolen.j Sept. 19th-Three fair freshmen decide that mother needs them and start to leave when tickets are being distributed. Being called back amid great laughter they feel that embarrassment is the proper thing and blush most becomingly. Sept. 24th-Note. tApology. Since it has been another unbroken custom to have several Freshmen raise their hands- although it was never stated whether or not they lowered them-before this date, we must apologize for the fact that either because the editor was near-sighted or because of some other unexplainable error no hand has either been raised or lowered to date.J Sept. 25th-Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Bird, a daughter. Congratulations. Oct. 1st-Freshmen class meeting., Although there was but one nomination for President Qthat being made by the presid- ing oflicerb ballots were distributed and they vote as usual. Oct. 6th- "Push" won't risk their imaginary "rep" against Kanawha. ' Oct. 15th-We are sorry to announce that Mr. Steward was confined to his room all last night, having sprained his index finger in pointing at a rebellious Senior. Oct. 20th-Where does jim Forbes get so much to eat? Answer: At the table, of course. - Nov. 15th-People of Alton sorely shocked when it is announced that the team will play the ladies of the Alumnae. Nov. 23d-B. C. leaves. fSorrow and mourning.l Nov. 25th-Greenfield turned yellow. Dec. 12th-Kanawha defeats Illini. Dec. 15th-Miss Gillmore gives the Operetta. jan. 15 -The Board of Education adopts a progressive policy. They order first departure at once. Order the assem- bly room ceiling retinted. jan. 30th-Note. fApology. Nothing happening but sleigh rides and they hap- pen in the dark, not on paper.J Feb. 4th-Granite City yellow. Feb. 14th-Miss Hyatt entertains the Tatler Staff. Alton wins second place Southern Illinois Basketball Tournament. March 1st-School is still standing. March 15th-No special holidays as yet. March 29th-Alton defeats Manual. April 12th-Rose o' Plymouth Town. Boys of cast have nerve racking day. April 19th-Alton wins Southern Illi- nois Championship in extempore speaking. April 30th-C. P. S. heard singing. When asked what the ditty was, he replied that it was a new song hit. called "Casey Jones." May 1st-Book goes to press. May 17-Alton wins State Champion- ship in extempore speaking. The following are yet to come, although some will be history when this sees light of day: May 18th+Track meet. May 29th-junior Circus. june 7th--junior Excursion. june 14th-Commencement. "Cursed be he that moves my bones."-Hizarmc PLANT. 151 Encyclopedia EffAltonian. Editor in Chief, - - William LaMothe, A.B., CAlways Batsl. Business Mgr., - - Leo Francis Grosh, B.S., CBaby Sisterl. fThe following are a few sample definitions to be found in the Altonianj. Cheat-The name applied by some few old fogies to the sensible and pro- gressive persons who use the most new, up-to-date, scientific and safe plans for allowing some other lazy individual to save their tired overworked brains the danger from nervous prostration likely to be brought on by doing just that particular lesson. Excuse-A true CFD explanation of absence, always brought from home CU. It saves further questioning from over-inquisitive persons. Fudge-The term applied to a heterogeneous conglomeration of unhygienic fodder, united by unsanitary methods for the express purpose of promulgating dyspepsia. Girl-The only word in the Engligh language impossible of analyzation. Experience counts for nothing unless it teaches the student to stop the course. Many have entered the girlology course but the wisest have failed to graduate. Even Solomon failed here, and therefore is it to be wondered at that such men as Gaskins, McKinney, Perrin and Juttemeyer have been forced to exclaim, "The more we learn the more we learn we donlt know? " Gill Ca Freshmanb handed in a 500 page description of his prospective experiences. The Altonian wishes to thank Mr. Gill. His contributions will be found on page 2313 of the 1323rd volume of the Altonian. Home-There is no place like home to eat onels meals. There is no place like home to spend one's evenings Cprovided it is her homej. There is no place like home to sleep Cprovided you have a latch keyb. Teacher--This species Cit has not yet been decided whether they are human or notl has probably more other names than any other. It is known as pedagogue, crab, old man, old lady, instructor, etc., but it is usually designated either by a special nickname peculiarly fitted to its habits or by the last name allotted to it by nature Ca most skillful giver of fitting namesb. This species does not exactly resemble any other species, having a much fiercer and more determined look, probably gotten by the habit they have acquired of having their own ways. They can usually be distinguished by spectacles, and a formidable weapon in one hand, often a ruler. They will fight if not cornered. The best advice that can be given in regard them is-4to avoid them whenever possible. NOTE.-The full edition of this encyclopedia appears on pages 1323-2313 of the TATLER. Don't miss it? Look for it. ' A 'Papa " --C. P. 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NEVER AGAIN MAGAZINE VOLUME 0. JUNE, 1912 NUMBER 1. The fundamental purpose for the publication of this magazine was to knock, because every knock is a boost, and we desire to boost. If you are a knocker, read this because we want your boost. If you aren't a knocker, read it anyway and see what you have escaped. If you haven't been slammed hard enough, we are sorry. If you haven't been slammed at all, get busy and get some notoriety and by next year you will attract the attention of the TATLER BOARD sufficiently to get a slam. Clt pays to advertisel. If you have been slammed too hard, rejoice that your faults were so glaring as to attract the attention of the TAT- LER BOARD. If you don't like our slams, why read them? N 0 one asked 15 5 you to. Look at the pictures and if you don't quit slamming our slams, you ought to be slammed. If you could have done better, we are sorry that you weren't in our place. We haven't tried to please. We have tried to displease. If your feelings are injured and you are a lady, don't speak to the magazine editor, he'll be sorry. If you are a man and can spell able, beat him up. His name is Sylvester De Lacy, and his office is in the Knocker's Exchange, sixteen stories below ground. If you are pleased with our slams, report it to the complaint department. It will be remedied immediately. And last but not least, if you don't like the ads, we do and we have the say this time. -'if ,TQ I 4 1 l l l w l l 1 l l 4 rw , J PRINCESS CONFECTIONERY. 089' Pure Candies and Ice Cream. l We manufacture and guarantee all our goods. Delivery Free. Kinloch 972-R. :: 24 W. Second Street. We favof Reciprocity. Buy from those who advertise with us. One good turn deserves another, therefore turn the next page. O. S. STOWELL, President, E. P. WADE, Vice-President. FRANK A. BIERBAUM, Cashier. W. P. DIDLAKE, Asst. Cashier, Ninn Smringa Eank. Capital - S 100,000 Surplus - S100,000 Corner Third and Belle Streets, ALTON, ILLINOIS. One Dollar will start an Account with This Bank. THE STAGE. Late Engagements for the Coming Season. as LA Miss Nobody from Starlandf' "A Woman's Way, " - "The Common Law, " "The Heartbreakers, " "The Girl Question," - "For Her Sake," "Way Down East, " - "Three Twins, " as The Tie that Binds," ------ Charles Metz Beulah Munger Estelle McCarthy B. C. Courtney Perrin, Harry Moldafsky - - - - Harry Getsinger Walter Wood, assisted by Louise Boals Christian Patterson Steward - Antoinette Juttemeyer, Angelica Mclienny, Annabelle Gill. The Girl of My Dreams," Lucia Taylor assisted by Clyde Schmoeller Comments. It is a pleasure to announce to the play-going public that the management of Madison Square Garden has booked Doris Ruben- stein and Malcolm Harris for the coming season. The world's famous Contralto, Cleopatra Martin, assisted by the famous Basso, Leontine Grosh, to whom she was recently united by the bonds of holy matrimony, will run a hundred nights at the Biograph. Sothern and Marlowe have been exceedingly fortunate in securing the services of Leslie Alt and Isabelle Brooke, two of the world's greatest artists in portraying "The Taming of the Shrew." The Benbow City Odeon will pre- sent next Saturday night to the public for the first time, Mae Ohnsorg and Barnett Yaeger in the one act farce, ' 'I Will Love You When the Silver Threads are Shining 'mong the Gold." 157 E. P. WADE, President. C. A. CALDVVELL, Cashier. H. H. HEW'ITT, Asst. Cashier CAPITAL, . Sl00,000.00 SURPLUS ITUND, ..... 3200000.00 ALTON NATIONAL BANK DIRECTORS: James Duncan Samuel VVade, Geo. M. Ryrie, C. A. Caldwell, E. P. VVade. 4,4,.M, ALTON , , 0 BANKING AND TRUST ilitrzt Ernst amh Svztnrngn CGMPANY 'I Hank GHPHHL, SURPLUS HND PHUFITS. .... -3l25.000.U0. INVITES YUUR BUSINESS' Second and Weigler Streets. WESTERN AXVIXVI UNI Tl ON The Western Cartridge Co., East Anon, lzmmfs. 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Tell your grocer to send SPARKS' ARROW BRAND FLOUR. SPARKS' BCEREFSE eo. Builders of Motor Boats and Engines, Motor Boat Supplies. 2: :: ALTON, - - - ILLINOIS. The Drury-Wead Co. Lawn Mowers, Rubber Hose, Garden Tools. Candy from us is always fresh and pure. :: Ice Cream :: Everything of Sweets. VENARDOS CANDY CO. Tallcumn Club. Morro:-"If you can't pay the price, use Hour." PRACTICING MEMBERS: ADELE STRUBEL ADELE SOTIER ELIZABETH MARTIN LEO GROSH MORELAND RINTOUL ADELAIDE BOYLE ADA HEMKEN HARRY GETSINGER JOSEPH KRUG FLORIST 205 East Second St., - Alton, Illinois C. E. Newman Floral Co. The House of Quality 721-723 E. Fourth St. 11 31 2: Both Ph JOHN LEVERETT REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE. . Notary Public. 2509 College Avenue, - - ALTON, ILL. Bell Telephone, Main 510 Real Estate. HORATIO J. BOWMAN Farm Lands Industrial Property City Property 17 East Second St., ALTON, ILLINOIS FRANK P. BALJER, Barber Shop and Bath Rooms. 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