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We Bought, Borrowed, or Took what we wanted. You may do the same.DEDICATION
MR. IRA OERTLI.
In token of our high esteem for his courtly character, his earnest and thorough and sympathetic teaching and his personal interest in each of us, also his invaluable aid in making this book a success, we do respectfully dedicate this volume of the “Tatler.”
E MAKE NO APOLOGY for this, our work ; our drawings all the best, and our jokes the funniest and newest. We have learned some from other annuals and now and then have had an idea of our own. 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,
Makers of the Book
Alton from an Athletic Standpoint
Class Day and Graduation Programs February Class, 1917 Can You Imagine Classes Honor Roll .
Wearers of the “A”
Basket Ball Our War Work One Liberty Bond Societies Debate Girls Chorus Glee Club Patrons Night May Festival
Historical Sites and Homes Calendar Jokes (?)
55 66 67 75 79 81 92 96
99 101 103 106 Limi
B 11 IL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Israel Streeper
ASSISTANTS Elsie Schmoeller Chas. Wightman V
BUSINESS MANAGER Robert Goulding
CIRCULATION MANAGER Harold Stafford
ADVERTISING MANAGER Mark Maley V
ART EDITOR Edwin Cox
ASSISTANTS Edmund Hord Helen Miller Arthur Zoll HrU-tn AAlton from an Athletic Standpoint.
The school spirit of Alton High has greatly depreciated, but the athletic ability has increased.
By sufficient support of the members of the school, the Board of Education would be more encouraged, and would no doubt in the near future give us a new Gym, in which athletics could be carried on with much greater interest and then, also, they would be encouraged to give athletics a more sufficient financial basis.
The football team of ’17 is undoubtedly the best that A. H. S. has ever produced, and it was largely because of the excellent work of Coach W oods, who was a graduate of Alton High. The reason for this is, that he had all new men to work with, where Coach Brannan had practically all men of foot ball experience.
Because of an unsuitable place to practice the team was greatly handicapped. It is to be hoped that before many more years Alton will have a decent Gym., which will give the players on the team a better chance with schools which have much better practicing facilities.
Although the team was working under difficulty, its success is remarkable. Illinois High School Athletic Association asks that on account of the war that athletics be discontinued. It is for this reason that there will be no interscholastic track meets this year.
Inquisitive: “I hear Mr. Houts electrified his classes?”
Pupil: “Naw, he gassed ’em.”
“Some people can’t survive going with a fellow.”—Margaret Rog-erson.
An exception to “Nobody loves a fat man.”—Chas. W'ightman.
8Faciwfcy - O sses ° Homioirs$Recognition Honors
Harold Stamps.—Kanawha; Vice-President. ’17; Class Treasurer, ’13; Class President, 15-T6-M7; Foot Ball, T4-’15-’16-’17; Captain, ’16; Class Track. ’14-’15-’16-T7; Captain, ’17; Track Team, '14-’15-’16-’17; Captain, ’17; Jubilant Jubilee, ’16; Minstrels, ’17; Patrons’ Night, ’15.
Clement Meriwether.—Pushmataha; Debate, ’17-’18; Class Basket Ball. ’14-’15-’16; Tatler Board; Vice-President Pushmataha, ’18; Captain Debating Team, ’18; May Day Festival; Commencement Program Committee.
Edward Ohnsorg.—Illini; U. A. Alethenae; President Alethenae, ’15-T6; U. A. Foot Ball; Captain. ’15; U. A. Track; Captain, ’16; U. A. Baseball; Captain, ’16; Vice-President Illini, ’17; Track, ’16-T7-T8; Captain Class Track, ’18; Foot Ball, ’17-T8; Class Baseball Captain, '18; Baseball Captain, '18; Class Basket Ball. ’17-’18; May Day Festival, ’17; Tatler Board.
Harriet Rumsey.—Illini; Secretary and Treasurer, Illini, ’17; Chairman, Commencement Program Committee.
James Chiles.—Pushmataha; Class Basket Ball, T5-’16-’17-T8; Basket Ball, ’17; Captain Basket Ball, ’18; Foot Ball. ’17.
Joseph Clyne.—Pushmataha; President U. A. Philomathean, ’15-’16; U. A. Foot Ball, ’15; U. A. Basket Ball, ’15; Class Basket Ball, ’17; Minstrel, ’17; May Day Festival. ’17; President Pushmataha, ’17.
Miss Moffet (in Com. Geog.) : “Why is Holland like Germany?”
Deep Voice in Rear: “Because it is a low-lieing country, damned on all sides.”
Fascinating Bartender (watching a stout Englishman gulp down his fifth drink) : “Gosh, first time I ever saw a British tank in action.”
R. A. HAIGHT. A.B., Pd.I). (Shurtleff College)
Superintendent of Alton Public Schools B. C. RICHARDSON, A.M. (Syracuse University), Principal. English
BERTHA FERGUSON, B.A. (Shurtleff College)
German, Latin BERTHA I. BISHOP.- Ph.M. (Chicago University)
Latin, Pedagogy, German M. VINOT CARTWRIGHT. A.B. (Shurtleff College)
Latin MAUDE GILLHAM
Stenography, Typewriting HANNAH GUNDERSON (Bradley Institute)
Domestic Science L. S. HAIGHT. A.B. (Shurtleff College)
History, Economics, Civics CLAYTON H. HOUTS. A.B. (Oberlin)
Physics SARA HUDSON
GERTRUDE KELSEY, A.B. (Smith)
J. GENEVIEVE JEPSON, A.B. (McKendree College) Geometry, Natural Science NANCY A. LOWRY, A.B. (Shurtleff College)
English MARY MAGUIRE
Music Supervisor HELEN MOFFET. A.B. (Shurtleff College)
Commercial Subjects IRA OERTLI, B.S. (Northwestern College)
ANNA PECK, A.B. (University of Blinois)
Girls’ Physical Culture LAURETTA PAUL. A.B. (Shurtleff College)
History, English, Physiography G. C. RITCHER (Illinois State Normal)
Manual Training EVELYN SHEDD (Central Institute)
CAROLYN M. WEMPEN, B.S. (Shurtleff College)
Algebra ROBERT BRANNAN
Boys’ Physical Culture
ROBERT L. LOWRY
Algebra, Geometry FRIEDA PERRIN. A.B. (Shurtleff College)
English, Latin, German R. V. SMITH (Illinois Wesleyan)
History, Science, Commercial Geography BERTHA FIEGENBAUM, A.B. (Shurtleff College)
ALTON HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday, June 14, 1917, 2 p.m.
Who’s Who 1917
Presentation of Cane and Link to the February Class.
Verna Andrews, Cyrus Daniel, Class Poets Mary Dawson, Helen Kauffman, Horace Weston.
Ci.ass Statisticians Charles Forbes, Henry Pace.Commencement Exercises
Class of 1917
ALTON HIGH SCHOOL
High School Auditorium Friday a.m,. June 15. 1917
Invocation— PROGRAM. Rev. A. C. Geyer.
High School Orchestra.
Salutatory— Cyrus Chisley Daniel.
Music—“Sing” ........................................ Hoelzel
Senior Class Quartet.
Address—“Education for Efficiency”—
H. W. Shryock, President Southern Illinois Normal.
Valedictory— High School Orchestra. Carrie Wilhelmina Dependald.
Presentation of Diplomas—
By J. W. Schoeffler, President Board of Education.
Music—“On Venice Waters”....................................Roeder
Senior Class Quartet.
ALTON HIGH SCHOOL
Class Day Thursday p.m., January 24, 1918.
Piano Solo Lucile Montgomery
Oration—“Our Job” Walter Yackel
Harold Stamps, Charles Oehler, Nelson Caldwell.
Class Will Nelson Caldwell
President’s Address Harold Stamps
Piano Solo Nina Corbett
Irma HeckerGraduating Exercises Mid-Winter Class, 1918
ALTON HIGH SCHOOL
High School Auditorium Friday evening, January 25, 1918
Invocation PROGRAM. Rev. A. C. Geyer
Girls’ and Boys’ Glee Club.
Salutatory Carline Hope Goudie
Vocal Solo... Nelson Forsyth Caldwell
Address—“Developing a World Consciousness”
Rev. S. H. Woodrow, Pastor Pilgrim Congregational Church,
Music—“Sing We and Chant It”................................Harris
Presentation of Diplomas—
By J. W. Schoeffler, President Board of Education.
15SENIORS February Class, 1918
Harold Stamps, Nelson Caldwell, Katherine Koch,
President Vice-President Secretary
Class Treasurer, ’13.
Class President. 15-’16- 17. Foot Ball. 14-’15- 16. Captain. 16.
Class Track, 14- 15-’16-’l7. Captain. 15- 17.
Track Team. ,14- 15-,16-’17. Captain. 17.
Jubilant Jubilee, ’16. Minstrels. ’17.
Patrons Night, 15.
Jubilant Jubilee. 16.
A. H. S. Quartet, 16- 17. May Day Festival.
Class Secretary, 16-’17.MAMIE COLLINS—
CARLINE GOU D I E—
Pushmataha. Tatler Board, ’16. Salutatorian, ’17.
May Day Festival, ’17.
17Can You Imagine
Clement Meriwether without Thelma Steck?
William Munger with his mouth shut?
Joe Clyne out for a good time?
Rogers Wyckoff writing notes to Vena F. ?
Margaret Rogerson being popularr
Alton High School girls attending a foot ball game?
“Deac” on sentry duty?
Chas. Wightman not kidding the girls?
Ted Franke not smiling at “Tommy”?
Edward Levis without Perley ?
Harrie Downs having school spirit?
Alton High School girls not attending a W. M. A. dance? Cupid Wyckoff without a date?
Theo. Boyd with Ross Bratfisch ?
Chas. Halsey being a lawyer?
Harry Worden up in his studies?
Milton Cassella being popular?
Miss Shedd directing the “Tatler”?
“King of the evil.”—Bob Colliding.
“Ever sane when popular—why lose all sanity now?—Duck Levis. Is Perley really heart free?—Ask Edward L.
It isn't his fault, he’s not a devil.—Albert Duncan.
Most anybody’s “baby.”—Adele Brunner.
June Class, 1918
Leland Winkler, Gertrude Luer, William Munger,
President Vice-President Sec’y and Treas.
Foot Ball, '16.
Class Vice-President, ’17-U8. May Day Festival, U7.
Class Basket Ball. U5-U6-U7-U8. Captain Basket Ball, ’17.
Each mind has its own methods.- Clayton Houts. Just married.—E. L. and P. G.
May Day Festival, '17.
President Philomathean, ’15-’16. U. A. Foot Ball, ’15.
U. A. Basket Ball, 15.
Class Basket Ball, ’17. Minstrels, ’17.
May Day Festival, ’17.
President Pushmataha, ’17.
President Illini, ’18.
Illini Play, ’16.
May Day Festival, ’17.
Vice-President Pushmahata, ’17. President Pushmataha, ’18.
Captain of Debating Team. ’18.
Class Basket Ball, ’15-’16-’17-’18 Tatler Board, ’17.
May Day Festival.
Commencement Program Committee, ’18.
May Day Festival, ’17.
May Day Festival, ’18.
Foot Ball, ’17.
fc lTh£ K
May Day Festival, ’17.
President Kanawaha, ’18.
Foot Ball. '16-’17.
Class Basket Ball. ’17-’18.
Class Base Ball, '18.
Glee Club, '16-’17-’18.
May Day Festival.
May Day Festival, '17. Pushmataha.
Class Basket Ball, ’16-’16-'17-’18. May Day Festival.
May Day Festival, '17.
MARGARET JOHNSTON —
May Day Festival. '17-18.
Class Basket Ball. ,15-,16-’17-,18. Basket Ball. ’17.
Captain B. B., '18.
Captain Basket Ball, ’18.
Foot Ball, '17.
Class B. B., 18.
Class Basket Ball, 18.
LOUIS VAUGHN —
May Day Festival.
May Day Festival, 17.
Secretary and Treasurer Kanawha.
Kanawha. Vice-President, ’18.
U. A. Vice-President Alethenae, '15. May Day Festival, '17
24ESTILLE LYNN —
Basket Ball, ’16-’17-’18. May Day Festival. '17-’18. Patrons’ Night, ’16.
U. A. Alethenae.
President Alethenae, ’16-’16.
U. A. Foot Ball Captain, ’15.
U. A. Track Foot Ball Captain. ’16. U. A. Baseball Captain, ’16.
Vice-President Illini, ’17 Track. ’16-’17-’18.
Captain Class Track, ’18 Football, ’17-’18.
Class Baseball Captain, ’18. Baseball Captain, ’18.
Class Basket Ball Caotain, ’17-18. May Day Festival, ’17.
Business Manager Tatler, ’17.
May Day Festival, '17.
May Day Festival, ’17.
U. A. Philomathean.
Tatler Board, ’17.
May Day Festival, ’17.
K-ATH LniN-C- MOORHEAD—
Class Basket Ball, ’17-’18.
May Day Festival, ’17. Class Basket Ball. ’18. Class Base Ball, ’18.
Patrons Night, 16. Debate 18.
Class Baseball, 18. Foot Ball.
Basket Ball 14-’15- 16. May Day Festival.
Captain Basket Ball, 16- 17. Basket Ball, 16-’17- 18.
Foot Ball, ’14-'15- 16-’17.
Secretary and Treasurer Illini.
Chairman Commencement Program.
May Day Festival, 17.
May Day Festival.
Vice-President Alethenae U. A. Kanawha.
FLORENCE SH I REY—
Secretary Illini, 17. Chorus, 16-'17- 18. Valedictorian, 18.
26SENIORS February Class, 1919
Sec’y and Treas.
Basket Ball. ’16-’17-’18. President of Class. ’17-’18. President of Kanawha, ’17. Foot Ball. ’17.
Sec’y and Treas. Pushmataha, ’18. Basket Ball. ’18.
Foot Ball. ’17.
Vice-President Class ’17-’18.
27GERTRUDE HORN —
MAUDE RUST— lllin.
Sec’y and Treasurer Class ’17-’18. Tatler Board, ’17.
Vice-President Class ’17-18.
Basket Ball, ,16-’17-,18.
President of Class, ’17-18. President Kanawha, ’17. Foot Ball. ’17.
HELEN GOUDI E—
May Festival. Patrons’ Night. Pushmataha.
Tatler Hoard. '18.
June Class, 1919
Jack Hind, Edwin Cox, Helen Wyckoff,
President Vice-President Secretary
“The best looking boy in school” Is what the girls all say;
He is also very, very smart—
He recites every blessed day.
Helen is an Upper Alton maid.
She’s as bright as she is cute;
No one is able to resist her charms And she’s wild about Physics, too.
Ben’s rather shy with Alton girls. Though he seems to be bold when away You ask about a certain basketball game, ’Twas there he was in full sway.
She is the best natured girl in school.
If you knew her, you would agree;
She is very small in stature.
And as thin as she can be.
Everybody likes Edna,
If you knew her, you would, too;
’Cause she’s “awful” industrious.
And happy and cheerful and true.
There’s been a Stafford in A. H. S.
Nearly since the first red brick was laid. And each young lad (of the many' onesy A career of some sort has made.
Ade’e is an elocutionist.
She’s alway's talking in school;
She failed in Chemistry this year.
She couldn’t learn the rule.
Tho’ shy' and rather eccentric,
She studies with all her might.
And you ought never try to argue with her.
For she’s always in the right.
There was never a boy so good As Edmund is in school;
But, then, he is rather smart.
Although he never breaks a rule.
I don’t know much about him, ’Ceptin’ this—he’s awful shy% But if he ever does get started Going with a girl—Oh, My!
Harry, or “Porcupine," as he is called. Is a happy-go-lucky lad;
Why, nothing whatever as far as I know Can possibly make him mad.
A beautiful voice.
And complexion rare;
Oh why should this maid
C f her size beware.
Mark thinks lie’s such a “fusser,”
He “dolls up” every day.
In hopes of seeing Her at least,
Ch well, sometime he may!
She’s liked by all the maidens.
She’s adored by most the boys;
And when it comes to tickling the ivories, She has more than a plenty of poise.
She’s a fascinating maiden.
And though you’d never call her bold.
The friends that flock around her Are unnumbered—so I’m told.
Ralph is from the country.
Rut this is no disgrace;
You can have plenty of fun with him.
He surely is a “case.”
Josephine studies her lessons hard,
And her grades are always high;
In Physics she gets the highest Rut German makes her sigh.
Eva likes High School a lot.
She comes from Wood River each day;
She is very fond of music—
You ought to hear her play.
Edwin is an artist.
He is popular anions: the girls;
He likes Irene and Helen,
And all the girls with curls.
There are two colors so near alike They never are apart.
The Brown (you know who it is I mean; Has captured the Black. Blackheart.
Peg is a lass of the carefree class.
She cares for nothing but joy.
And the least of all, in this world of care. Does she care for the troublesome boy.
Lola cannot be called a shirk,
For she studies with all her might,
Tho’ she could stop now and know more than we.
Still she studies from morn till night.
Olga, Helen, Kathryn and Ruth,
Theo and many more,
All think Arthur’s “super-grand,”
And 'tis he that they adore.
Viola worries about the boys.
Especially little Ben Vine.
And wonders if the time will come When he will say, “Dear, be mine.”
LESLIE YUNGCK (Better Known as “Sleepy Eyes”)
When a girl just meets Leslie,
She’ll have quite a fall;
For though he looks sleepy.
He is not, at all.
Her name implies An old fashioned maid.
And so she remains
Till her headstone is laid.
Izzy’s the “means” of the “Tatler” this year.
That is—he’s sort of a “base.”
For whenever there was any work to be done,
'Twas Izzy who started the pace.
Though rather small.
She’s very quick;
And to all her friends She’s a regular brick.
GLADYS McR EYNOLDS
Cicero is Gladys' favorite class,
And Physics is next in line;
She gets good grades in Physics,
And thinks it simply fine.
“Mary, Mary, so dainty and airy,
Why is it you are so shy?”
Because everyone scares me to death And if I see a boy—Oh my!”
Chas. or Dinky, as he’s called.
Is a good old all-round sport.
But he’s gettin’ mighty mooney.
Since he began Alberta to court.
Ruth is a general favorite
With her bright and cheerful way;
She studies her lessons once in a while And sometimes recites during the clay
Poor Ross! he is so handsome!
The girls just sit and rave.
And tho’ he pays no heed to them.
They just cannot behave.
She knows a bit of every thing.
Not much of this or that;
But she’s realy very popular—
Now, what do you think of that?
February Class, 1920
Helen Pfeiffer, Helen Corbett, Elizabeth Chiles,
President Vice-President Secretary
Valedictorian is the very least That she can hope to be.
How she can get the grades she does Is more than I can see.CLARENCE BENSINGER
Clarence is fine at football,
He’s swift upon his feet:
His nickname, too, is “Sugar,”
Which shows he’s very sweet.
Oh, Nina is quite conceited.
About what—we do not know,
For tho she flourishes letters around. We doubt if she has a real beau!
Timid and shy,
Tho’ a winsome lass She works with a will,
I’m sure she’ll pass.
Handkerchiefs from Theo, handkerchiefs from Ruth;
And handkerchiefs from Helen—he takes them without fear;
Girls, if you want your handkerchiefs, Be careful when Ross is near.
She has a very conscious air Which says, “Am 1 not pretty?”
And that is why I dedicate To her this little ditty.
Verena seems afraid of all human beings. Why, I could not say—
’Tis study from early morn till eve,
And there seems to be no time for play.
All the girls are wild about Elmer,
And there’s a reason why.
Cause Elmer is so countrified.
And so very, very shy.
Yes, she is still plodding along,
Some day she hopes to graduate.
But she’ll die of old age before that time If she keeps up her present rate.
Never out of humor.
Though rather dull(?) in class.
The boys and girls, and teachers, too, Are bound to like this lass.
Isn’t he studious looking?
My gracious, how looks deceive!
For the teachers all say he can’t behave. And them we are bound to believe.
She's always the spirit of a crowd.
If a boy she’d be a scamp.
But unfortunately she was born a girl, So she ended by being a “vamp.”
See the happy grin on his face?
He’s an extremely dutiful son;
He’s his mamma's little gentleman,
And to him she’s the “only one.”
And here we have a Wood River lass,
A smart one, too, they' say;
For no matter how much she goes with Ralph,
She has her lessons every day.
Why the frown on his noble brow.
And the droop of dull care on his face? Since he’s accepted the Manager’s job This look he cannot erase.
Gertrude has made many conquests.
And suitors she has by the score;
But as long as Nelson’s among them, The rest she is bound to ignore.
You may roam over all the world,
Seeking the sweetest of sweets.
But Helen Corbett, you will find.
Has the truest heart that beats.
There is no doubt but what .she’s liked By every person you could name. For the popularity of Betty Chiles Is not confined to High School fame.
Quiet and steadfast, She’ll succeed.
She has ever for all A kind word or deed.
Rather attractive but very shy.
She pays no heed to boys;
To her they’re very nuisances,
And she hates their racket and noise.
Stanley's a new boy here at school.
Altho’ he seems to mix quite well.
If he keeps up at his present rate. His friends we’ll be unable to tell.
Viola likes to talk to the boys,
She thinks it’s lots of fun;
And they also like to talk to her—
Full many a heart she has won.
Really quite shy is this young maid. She looks neither left or right;
If anyone strange were to speak to her She would probably die of fright.
LORA I N E STAMPS
Here is a lass
Who bears the name Of a “clan” who in sports Have always won fame.
If she don’t get her lessons,
’Tis not because she doesn't work, For while there’s e’en a small task left. Her duty Serana can’t shirk.
40SOPHOMORES June Class, 1920
Adele Brunner, Henry Wade, Mildred Wenzel, Preston Levis,
Anna Cobeck, Grace Carter, Sadie Haynes, Dorothy Huskinson, Elizabeth GissaL S IS
Rose Rice, Kathleen Derwin, Bessie Bykeman,
David Young, Fred Busse, Palmer Hancock, Kenneth Beach.
Greatness knows itself.—Clement Meriwether.
Great! Let me call him, for he conquered me.—Charlene Haley.
42Dorothy Hunter, Katherine Flagg, Helen Masel, Mildred McPhillips,
Meta Beiser, Marie Barker, Mercedes Drummond. Clotilda Mayford, Helen Koch.
Orland Forcade, Walter Ruckman, Alfred Clayton,
Fred Yeakel, Wilbur Halsey, Margaret Moran, Edward Levis, Katherine Dolbow.
The world knows nothing of its greatest men.—Edwin Cox. Ignorance never solved the question.—Frank Budde.
43Lillian Sternberg, Hazel Schubert,
Hazel Challacombe, Jeanette Wilson, Doris Hoffman.
ROBERT GOULDING TO EDITH CHALLACOMBE.
She tho’t the room was very hot,
And so did I !
She tho’t the porch the coolest spot,
And so did I!
So leaving all the parlor glare,
Where all the lights were high and folks could stare,
She wandered to the bench out there,
And so did I!
She nestled in the cozy thing,
And so did I !
She tho’t the moon the nicest thing,
And so did I!
Her restless lips were very near.
As soft they murmured in my ear,
Till presently they came too near.
And so did I!
44 FRESHMEN February Class, 1921
Gladys Sutton, Irene Dudley, Dorothy Schaperkotter,
Bertha Barth, William Whitney, Etta Starkey, Roy Merkle, Evelyn Toupno.
Katherine Norris, Irma Bott, Elinor Rumsey, Thelma Eppell, Ruth Joesting, Olga Ott, Eunice Vine, Elizabeth Goudie.
46June Class, 1921
Daisy Young, Melvin Hebner, Rosalie Roller, George Camp.
Evelyn Clement, Norman Gillham, Ruth Peters, Frederick Zeltmann, Dorothy Gates.
Harriet Caldwell, Philimon Winkler. Irene Norman. Virginia Pfeiffer, Walter Farrin, Iona Warner, Joe Yungck, Helen Jun, Ben Kopp.
In jealousy there is more self love than love.—E. Ohnsorg. Since there is no help, let us kiss and part.—J. Clyne.
47Mabel Applequist, Minnie Brandeweide, Leroy Roper, Pearl Savidge, Oswald McManus, Edith Day, Robert Shaft.
Nellie Roberts, Charles Lahlein, Doris Barnhardt, Lillian Johnson, Charlene Haley, Charles Ross, Gladys Oddy, Reatha Ostercamp, Velora Heskett, Maurice Zumwalt.
W ho can direct when all pretend to know?—L. S. Haight. I know a hawk from a hand-saw.—Floyd Shirey.
48Walter Nitsche, Carol Lindley. Joe Wiseman, Helen Getsinger,
Frank Mathews, Frank Yoder, Mary Collins, Tracey Coultas, William Keller.
Helen Andrews, Wilhelminia Grabbe, Sophia Schwaab, Joe Nixon,
Guy Sevier. Thelma Wilkinson, Albert Duncan, Mildred Sehauerte, Henry Bennett.
“An awe-inspiring sight.”—Miss Ferguson.
“Oh, yes! He plays craps in everything.-—Harley Caywood
49William Miller, Virginia Sauvage, Jane Black, Gerald Byron,
Bernard Derwin, Charlotte Rodgers. Paul Grisham, Louise Bertman, Raymond Don
Katherine McCarthy, Bernard Stafford. Dorothea Clark, Charles Huskinson, Emma Clark, John McFadden, Vena Foulds, Elmer Wonderlich, Lucille Rintoul.
“Once a very idol for girls—but evidently he fell off his pedestal.” —Winfield Farley.
50Upper Alton Sophomores, 1921
Harold Brown, Geraldine Maley. Taucket Wells, James Cantrell, Margaret Beneke, Alfred Springer.
Mildred Williams, Roberta Megowen, Mamie Bantz, Hugh Ford. David Magill. Raymond Metzger, Vernon Boyd.
William Wiston, Dudley Harris, Milton Cassella, Lawrence Gent, George Schwab.
52Upper Alton Freshmen,
Frank Budde, Earl Zoll, Rodgers Wyckoff,
Hazel Stahl, Lucille McCurry, Ira Longfellow, Ruth Gaines.
Virginia White, Ralph Osborn, Bessie Hendrick. Iam4e Wenipen, Helen Leighty, Ruth Stamper.
“A vacant smile can hide much.”—Leland Smith. “Not a bit partial—he kids them all.—Philip Jacoby.
53SECOND SEMESTER, JUNE, 1917 High Honor
Requirements for High Honor: No grade below excellent (92), and no demerits.
Florence Shirey Helen Goudie
Requirements for Honor: Four regular subjects with no grade
below 85, and not more than three demerits.
Helen Rose Harriet Rumsey
Mary Elble Florence Yoxall
Helen Keller Gertrude Horn
Adele Hildebrand • Ross Milford l'
Viola Luer Charles Wightman
Lucy M unger Helen Corbett Helen Pfeiffer
Marie Barker Walter Ruckman
Bessie Dykeman Jeannette Wilson
Elizabeth Gissal David Young
Palmer Hancock Clarence Wise
Bertha Richardson Alfred Clayton
Gladys Sutton Adele Zeller
54FIRST SEMESTER, JANUARY, 1918 High Honor
Florence Shirey Helen Pfeiffer
Gladys Garstang Clement Meriwether
Gertrude Lucr Helen Rose
Mamie Melling Harriet Rumsey
Helen Goudie Helen Keller
Gertrude Horn Florence Yoxall
Helen Corbett William Shaw
Marie Barker Dorothy Huskinson
Serena Dependahl Helen Koch
Grace Gee Lillian Sternberg
Elizabeth Gissal Thelma Steck
Geraldine Maley Raymond Metzger
Eunice Vine Minnie Brandeweide
Iona Warner Harriet Caldwell
Harold Paul George Camp
Hazel Stahl Marie Laytons
Rodgers Wyckoff' Phillip Ede Helen Leighty
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CAPT. VERNON CHILES, captain of the '17 Champions, proved to be very efficient. He always used good judgment in behalf of the players. He worked hard and developed the greatest team of A. H. S.
JAMES CHILES, the captain’s little brother, playing his last year of football, became an all-state guard. We will certainly miss Jim next year.
MARTIN HILE. Hile playing his first and last year at center played a very steady game, always alert. He will prove to be a star some day.
58ROBERT BARKER. Bob was the greatest end ever at Alton. Surely if Bob returns he will lead the Ruby Red and Silver Gray next year.
RICHARD CLAYTON. Clayton in playing quarter back showed that he knew his business, for it was his brains that guided us to victory.
LELAND SMITH. When Alton needed a man to open up the opponent’s line for a big gain, Smith was the man. We lose our heavy guard this year.
59RALPH CANTRELL. Cantrell, the big freshman playing his first year, made an excellent record. We could always rely on Jim for the kick.
PRESTON LEVIS. Levis, also a new man, will probably prove to be Alton’s greatest half back in the next two years.
EDWIN STILLWELL. Stillwell, little and light, proved fast at end. He will return next year and will no doubt worry his opponents.
GOTED OHNSORG, the greatest full back Alton High School has seen in many a day. It is claimed that he was the best open field runner in this part of the State. He saved the day in the East St. Louis game, playing with two carbuncles on his neck. Ted will not return next year.
HAROLD STAMPS, captain of the '16 team, and one of our greatest halfbacks, was unable to play the full season on account of injuries which he received.
HARRY SCHAEFER. Schaefer was the man that put the “pep” in the team. “Fast” is his middle name. If Harry doesn't return next year, Alton’s ’18 team will sure lose its fame.
(itCLARENCE BENSINGER. “Sugar” playing his first year proved not to be a slacker. He worked hard and won a place on the team.
ARTHUR ZOLL. Zoll, playing his first year of real football, made good. Zoll worked under difficulties. He will return next year and no doubt will worry his opponents.
COACH BRANNAN. One of the best coaches Alton has had.
Alton High School opened the football season of 1917 with the following lineup:
Vernon Chiles (Capt.)...
Left End Left Tackle Left Guard ..Center Right Guard Right Tackle Right End Left Half Back Full Back Right Half Back Quarter Back
Saturday, September 29.
Alton High School journeyed to Jacksonville for the first game of the season. This was the first of the long string of victories collected during the season. Alton received the kick off and carried the ball into Jacksonville territory and lost it on a fumble.
Jacksonville then kicked and, through some successful gains by Ohnsorg, Schaefer and Stamps, Alton made a touchdown, Schaefer being crowned with the season’s first touchdown. Barker then made a touchdown on a pass from Clayton. Ohnsorg was hurt and forced to retire. Captain Chiles taking full back. Chiles then placed the ball between the goal post after a long end run. Barker passed to Clayton for the fourth touchdown. Jacksonville was helpless before the "never say die” attack of Alton. Ohnsorg, Schaefer, Stamps, V. Chiles and Barker were the individual stars. Score 26—0.
Saturday, October 6.
Playing her second game of the season away from home the team went to St. Louis to play McKinley High School, champions of St. Louis Interscholastic League. McKinley made a touchdown after the first four minutes of play; Alton was nervous. After this blow, however. the Alton team braced themselves. Alton gained three yards to McKinley’s two, but after that suffered from frequent fumbles. After the ball was carried sixty-five (65) yards to McKinley’s 35-yard line. Ohnsorg dropped back to the 30-yard line and kicked the ball between the enemy’s goal posts. Final score, 10—3. Ohnsorg, J. Chiles, Smith, Stamps and Barker starred.
Saturday, October 13.
The weak little team of Litchfield came to Alton’s home grounds to match their strength against that of our team. It was no match ! Levis and Zoll alternated at quarterback in place of Clayton, who was out with a twisted knee. Ohnsorg, Schaefer, Barker, Zoll, Stamps and V. Chiles starred in the game. Score, 85—0.
03Saturday, October 20.
Peoria Manual was quoted as having a reputation as a staunch team, having defeated Jacksonville worse than Alton did. However, Alton’s fast lack field romped through the Peoria team. Stamps was out with a bad leg and Clayton was forced to retire in the latter part of the game. alter W oods, our last year beloved coach, who is now in the army, gave the team of Alton an impressive fighting talk. However, the field was wet and soggy and caused the game to be rather slow. Score. 18—6. The stars of that game were J. Chiles, Barker. Cantrill, V. Chiles and Ohnsorg.
Saturday, October 27.
Alton secured a game with St. Louis University Freshmen. They were supposed to be a good team. However, they had but two good men and could not stop the lightning runs and passes of Alton. Many believed Alton would meet defeat, but opinions were changed after the first whistle. Touchdowns were made by Ohnsorg, Barker, Clayton and Schaefer. However, Bensinger, J. Chiles, Barker and Smith also worried the “formidable Freshies.” Score, 41—6.
Saturday, November 3.
The next game we played was with Soldan High School of St. Louis. The writer, being a member of the Alton team, regrets to write about this game. It should be left out. as it was a reversal of the Alton’s team attack, also her methods of training. Knowing that a strenuous game was coming, four of the members of the team visited a dance some time between 8 o’clock and 12 M. The game was played in the morning at 10 o’clock. Result: Alton was lucky to come out as well as she (lid. The Soldan team missed making a touchdown when they had the ball in Alton’s five-yard line at the end of each half. Although Ohnsorg, Clayton and Schaefer made many passes yet fifteen fumbles occurred during the game. What did it? You answer it yourself. Score, 14—9. Barker and J. Chiles starred; they didn’t attend the dance.
Saturday, November 10.
This game was the test game of the season for Alton. Taylorville had not been defeated in three years and when they came to Alton they were after another scalp; they didn't get it. Alton scored first after Ohnsorg intercepted a forward pass on Alton’s ten-yard line and ran through the whole Taylorville line for a touchdown, completing the longest run of the season. Goal was kicked. Taylorville often ripped holes in the Alton line, but could not make a touchdown until the final quarter. However, Alton had V. Chiles and Stamps and Barker gracing the side lines. The game ended in a tie—7-7—and also tied up the Central Illinois championship. Ohnsorg. J. Chiles and Smith were stars of this battle.
Saturday, November 17.
So! we were to play a team claiming the Southern Illinois championship, having lost one game, that going to Central High of St. Louis on the same day that McKinley defeated Alton. East St. Louis came
61one hundred strong, prepared to defeat her old rival, who had defeated her in basket ball and base ball. They started in a flash and made a touchdown in the first period. Alton had no pep. James Coleman gave the team a talk and told us we were “yellow.” We wanted to tight him. Ohnsorg was placed at full back with a bandaged neck with carbuncles and the men went back for the second half with blood in their eye. The rest went easy. After several long runs by the back field, Ohnsorg carried the ball over the line. East St. Louis received the kick-off with their minds set upon another touchdown. However. J. Chiles, Smith, Bensinger, Barker and Cantrell, also Zoll, “busted” play after play and East St. Louis kicked. Then Alton duplicated the former stunt and Ohnsorg again carried the ball to the country station. East St. Louis received the kick and took the ball to the 30-yard line by a pass from Ohnsorg to Clayton. Ohnsorg drop kicked goal. Score, 15—7. J. Chiles, Ohnsorg, Schaefer and Barker starred. V. Chiles and Stamps graced the side lines on account of injuries.
Saturday, November 29.
Belleville brought her “would-be” football team to Alton to make an effort to defeat the Alton team. Many of the substitutes played in this game. Stillwell and Caywood played well, each making a touchdown. However, the team used every player which they had. Successive runs by Ohnsorg, Schaefer, Cantrell, V. Chiles and Barker broke up the Belleville team. Belleville emerged from this battle with the very short end of the score. Score, 51—0.
Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 29.
Beardstown had a team which crumpled during this game as much as Belleville. No competition was shown during the rainy day, as Beardstown never got the ball near the Alton 20-yard line. Schaefer, Ohnsorg, Stamps, Barker, Smith, J. Chiles and Bensinger were the individual stars. Final score, 34—0.
Team Scoring. Points.
Barker ................................ 42
Schaefer .............................. 30
Clayton ............................... 24
Stamps ................................ 18
V. Chiles.............................. 12
Cantrell .................................. 10
Stillwell .............................. 6
Zoll ................................. 6
Margin over opponents...........208WEARER5
Vernon Chiles, Captain James Chiles Martin Hile Robert Barker Richard Clayton Leland Smith James Cantrell
Preston Levis Edwin Stillwell Edward Ohnsorg Harold Stamps Harry Schaefer Clarence Bensinger Arthur Zoll
James Chiles, Captain Taucket Wells
James Cantrell Edwin Stillwell
Clement Meriwether Robert Goulding Wilfred Queen Mary Belle Wimber Lester Culp
Harold Stafford William Dehner Lucille Osborn Ben Vine Palmer Hancock
S»2’17-’18 Basketball Season
Alton High School ’17-’18 basket ball season was the mok successful we have had for many years. Jerseyville was defeated in our opening game. Granite City was defeated twice, the first time such a feat has been accomplished in the history of the school. Principia Military Academy, which twice defeated Western, and many of the St. Louis High Schools, was defeated on their own floor. Alton went to the district tournament at Centralia with a good chance io reach the finals, but on account of the Exemption Board using the Y. M. Gymnasium, Alton did not get enough practice to keep in the best of trim. This, combined with “Jim” Cantrell’s measles, slowed the team down. Sandoval was defeated in the first game, which placed us against Granite, whom we had already conquered twice.
The game was all Granite’s for the first half, Alton being unable to score regularly, although they had the ball in their possession most of the time. The half ended with a score of 29 to 11 in Granite’s favor. In the second half Alton played in true style and scored seventeen points to Granite’s two, Granite winning 28 to 31. Alton was thus eliminated and Granite was defeated in the finals by Centralia. (Alton must have a Gymnasium if we ever expect to win a State tournament).
The team, although lacking in individual stars, played a hard, consistent game. Everyone worked for the good of the team. Captain “Jim” Chiles proved a most valuable leader, “Jim’s” grin and “pep” were everywhere; when it was necessary for Alton to score a few points he would leave his guard position and get a few baskets. When the other team got dangerous, he would break up their play. Chiles lead the team in scoring and was without doubt the most dependable man on the squad. We will sure miss “Jim” next year. Clayton at the other guard played a heavy, consistent game. Wells, Black and Stillwell all played steady games at forward and will be back next year. Cantrell out jumped every center he met and as a standing guard is hard to beat. We expect much from “Jimmy” in the next three years.
Alton 31...........Jerseyville 28
Alton 19...........Collinsville 24
Alton 32...........Alumni 31
Alton 47...........Girard 14
Alton 28...........Edwardsville 6
Alton 29...........Collinsville 22
Alton 31...........Granite City 22
Alton 29...........Edwardsville 12
Alton 31...........Principia 24
Alton 25...........Marissa 12
Alton 31...........Granite City 29
Alton 28..............-Jerseyville 31
Alton 30...........Sandoval 20
Alton 28...........Granite City 31
“AH is not gold that glitters.”—Peg Rogerson.
Mr. L. S. H. asks “Rosie” Milford to live on onions as he would like to see how a victim of such living would act.
“A date! Who said anything about a date”?—Adele Brunner.
“Oh, how the girls do bother me.”—“Rosie” Milford.
“If only you could see yourself as others see you—and profit thereby.—Gladys Oddy.
“Oh, yes, my basket ball team was good.”—Coach Brannan. (The conceit of him!)
“If only you were all that you seem to be.”—Edith Challacombe.
70Girls’ Basket Ball Season
The girls’ basket ball season started with a great deal of interest on the part of all the girls and it was apparent from the first that the season would be a successful one.
The teams were picked after many practice games as follows:
F. Eunice Vine (Captain) F. Verna Foreman (Captain)
F. Thelma Eppel F. Lucy Munger
F. Olga Ott F. Elsie Schmoeller
C. Edith Day C. Helen Pfeiffer
G. Gladys Oddy C. Elizabeth Chiles
G. Helen Jun G. Loraine Stamps
G. Ruth Joesting G. Ruth Flory
Sophomores. G. Viola Bierbaum
F. Anna Cobeck (Captain) Seniors.
F. Hazel Challacombe F. Gertrude Luer
F. Bessie Dykeman F. Helen Rose
C. Margaret Moran F. Margaret Rogerson
G. Elizabeth Gissal C. Harrie Downs (Captain)
G. Meta Beiser G. Gladys Garstang
G. Bernice Nunn G. Edna McClure
G. Katherine Moorhead
Mr. Richardson gave his consent for the public to attend tne class games, so the boys furnished an appreciative audience.
The games were played, and at the last the championship rested between the Juniors and the Seniors. The Juniors were confident of winning, because after diligent practice and hard work they thought they could win from their less efficient opponents, who had practiced very little and had no regular team during all the games.
This game was perhaps the most surprising of the games. It was a hard fight from the first and when time was called the score was 9-12 in favor of the Seniors. This gave them the championship.
Mr. Brannan refereed this game, as Miss Peck was taken sick, and could not attend. He deserves much credit, and his work was greatly appreciated by the girls.
71Eunice Vine, captain of the Freshmen team, developed into a gritty little player, and will be an efficient member of teams to come.
Anna Cobeck, the Sophs’ captain, has the honor of being an excellent player at any position on the team.
Verna Foreman, the Juniors’ captain, kept her reputation of being one of the best forwards of the school.
The Senior captain needs no introduction. Harrie Downs was one of their best players, and the way she and Helen Pfeiffer and Betty Chiles fought was one of the comical features of their game.
A spread was held after the last game, which was enjoyed by the girls and some boys???? The only thing that kept it from being a success was the absence of Miss Peck. We hope that the coaching of these teams will not affect her so hereafter.
“Too bad, Mr. Rowe left before I could completely ‘vamp’ him.”— Nina Herrick.
“A dashing damsel! and loved by all.”—Edna McClure.
“A prince to all! (Maybe)—Henry Wade.
“A regular lodestone when it comes to fellows.”—Thelma Eppel.
“Oh—why don’t girls like farmers”?—Elmer Kruse.
“Smart—not brainy.”—Clement Meriwether.
Modern History Question: “What law made the girls all lame on or about the 31st of March?”
Mr. Oertli: “Give answer to the second problem.”
Some Smart Pupil: “Seven and a half.”
Harley C.: “Gimme the deal.”
(Why, Harley, of what are you thinking.)Class Basket Ball
Class basket ball opened Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 1917, with the following schedule:
Seniors vs. Sophomores Juniors vs. Freshmen.
As every one expected, the Seniors and Juniors won.
On Wednesday the Seniors met the Freshies and the Juniors the Sophs. The Seniors put their second team in the first half, hut the Freshmen were having things their own way, so the first team went in and cleaned things up. The Junior and the Sophomore game was hard fought from start to finish. Wells was starring for the Sophs and Stafford for the Juniors.
The Juniors were defeated by the Seniors and the Freshmen by the Sophs. (The Juniors held their own in their game.)
The games closed with the Seniors holding the championship and the Juniors second, Sophs third, and the Freshmen fourth place.
The class captains were:
“As ‘Tommy’ says, have you no clothes brush?”—Hugh Kauffman “One girl in a MILLION.”—Mildred Gill.
“My highest ambition is to be a burlesque Queen.”—L. Bissinger.
“My, but my head is wooden.”—Harry Worden.
Again lov? has changed my nobler mind.—Edward Levis.
I wonder if Deac would object if there was anything in the “Tatler” pertaining to Miss Lowry?
74Roll of Honor
Graduates in the Service of the U. S.
Allen, Stanley Baker, Earl Bauer, Edwin Betts, Elden Braun, George Bristow, Martin Busse, Bert Clayton, George Clevenger, Joe Cole, Herman Coleman, James Coulter, Isaac Coulter, Frank Curdie, Harold Davis, Ralph Degenhardt, Edgar Dodson, Leo Dooling, Paul Ellison, Wilbur Enos, Louis Farley, Rogers Forbes, James Gaddis, Robert Gary, Rex Gaskins, Sidney Gillham, Clark Goff, Robert Goudie, Harry Gratian, Edward Gregory, Winfrey Harford, Lyle Harris, Harvey Hartman, Carl Hastings, J. Barnard Hearne, William Henry, Tom Hopkins, Kendall Johnson, Douglas Johnson, Harry Juttemeyer, George Kauffold, Henry Koch, Erwin Kuhn, Harry
Lemp, John Levis, William Lewis, Percy Lowry, Robt. L., Jr. McKinney, Torrey Masel, Theodore Megowen, Arch Megowen, Earl Meyers, Harold Netzhammer, Earnest Norton, Fred Osborn, Nield Perrin, Courtney Poole, Roscoe (Juigley, Matthews Ryan, Richard Ryrie, John Robertson, Alex Schaefer, William Schweppe, Nelson Scott, Paul Smith, George Smith, Groves Smith, Ralph Smith, Theodore Stafford, Edward Stanton, Thomas Stephens, Edgar Stoeekel, D. Edwin Stowell, Frank Streeper, Robert Taylor, Lucia Taylor, Marcus Tipton, Warren Volz, Carl Wade, Vernon Walter, George Webb, Eugene Webb, Ralph Wightman, Cecil Wightman, Carroll Wood, Walter Wuerker, Adolph Zerwekh, Paul
70Non-Graduates in the Service of the U. S.
Aldous, Joe Baker, Wm.
Blakely, Walter Boals, La Rue Bramhall, Jason Browne, Walter Burns, Louis Calanie, Corbett Cartwright, George Cuthberson, Earl Day, Walter Demuth, George Getsinger, Harry Gill, Edmond Dodge, Frank Dodge, Harold Goudie, Harry Gwinner, Harry Haeberle, Fred Harris, Malcolm Henry, Murray Hoefert, Harold James, Edward, Jr. Koehne, Ed Koenig, Erwin
Korte, Willis Levis, Parker Lewis, Robert Lingogle, Earl Loarts, Walter Longfellow, William Matthews, Stephen Mohr, Joseph Morgan, James Neff, Paul Rintoul, Dudley Rubenstein, Abraham Scherrer, Joe Scherrer, Karl Schlag, Harry Sinclair, John Sparks, David Strubel, Alois Uzzell, Robert Webb, Harrison Frank Williamson Winkler, Leland Wright, William Yackel, George
“From one extreme to the other.”—Joe Clyne and any Freshi. “Mr. Kopp’s idea of good looks.”—Velma Deeds.
“Is there any one who doesn’t like him?”—Jim Chiles.
“A bashful, bashful boy.”—“Bill” Shaw.War Sacrifices
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Have We Done Our Share?One Liberty Bond
During the campaign for the sale of Liberty Bonds in Alton during the second issue, two Four-Minute Men were selling bonds in the lobby of a moving picture theater. During the performance one of the men made a speech urging the people to purchase the bonds and the sale in the lobby was gratifying.
Two small boys, who might be called urchins, were standing beside the table at which the man taking the subscriptions sat. They stood there for fully an hour and watched intently as each bond was sold. One man, well dressed, walked to the table and briskly inquired: “Have you the bond there? I mean the bond itself.”
He was told that no bonds were available but that arrangements would be made with any bank he chose and the bond would be forwarded to him later.
“No, I want the bond. If you had them here I would buy a hundred-dollar one and pay cash for it, but I can’t wait.” He further explained that he was leaving the city that night for St. Louis, his home. Fie walked off in the same brisk manner.
The two little fellows continued to look and stood wide-eyed as the stranger talked of a sum to great as a hundred dollars.
Finally the two had a consultation and the larger came to the table and said:
“Say, Mister, ye don’t have to pay for a bond all at once, do you?” He was told that a bond could be bought on the installment plan. “And I pay a dollar now, and a dollar a week?”
The Four-Minute Man gave an affirmative reply.
“Well, you see, Mister, I have to work and keep my mother and little brother. My mother works too, but she don’t make as much as I do.” (Here the little fellow’s chest swelled.)
“So if I get sick I don’t have to keep payin’ do I ?”
He was told no, and walked off with his brother and a consultaion followed.
Presently the two boys came back and watched some more. Eventually the larger of the two turned to his brother and said:
“Jim, lend me two-bits, I only got seventy-five, and I’ll buy a bond.” The brother advanced the twenty-five cents and the bond was subscribed for, and the two youngsters walked off proudly.
When the youngsters reached home they broke the news to their widowed mother who began to wonder where the dollar each week was coming from. When the two boys promised to dispense with their weekly moving picture show the mother decided there was something
79she could do without so they planned and planned and the bond was paid for.
Did the stranger who wanted to pay cash in such a hurry buy? We wonder.
Two Sammies lay in their dugout, “Somewhere in France.” They were, in reality, in a southeast corner of the Toul sector. A few days before they had partaken, successfully, in the first raid upon German trenches. One of them, an Irish-American lad from New' England, was wounded later by a piece of shrapnel. He lay in almost constant pain. His companion, a Yankee from an Eastern state, was doing all in his power for the wounded soldier of democracy, and at the same time keep his eye on the enemy trenches “just across.”
They were some distance from the supply depot, and a peculiar circumstance made it virtually impossible, except at the cost of their lives, for them to reach the depot. Also their ammunition wras running low. There was not much ammunition at the supply depot, ft was during the early days and things w'ere not yet running on the smooth American scale so well know'n.
At last the ammunition came, with it the news of the success of the Liberty Loans back home. The boys called it Liberty Loan Ammunition.
Ammunition was taken to the dugout where the wounded boy lay. Things were working better now' and at nightfall he was to be taken to the hospital. This cheered them up considerably.
Along in the afternoon the attack came. Shielded by a death-dealing barrage fire the enemy infantry charged. They were repelled three times and three times they charged again, always heralded by that awful barrage fire, blinding, blood curdling, deathly.
The enemy finally reached the American trenches. Two of them came over the top of the wounded boy’s dugout. They were killed. Killed with the new ammunition, the Liberty Bond ammunition. Manv were killed in other trenches and the Germans finally retired, leaving many dead and wounded behind them.
The w'ounded boy from New England, looking at his pal, said in low tones: “God bless the buyer of the Liberty Bond that bought this ammunition.”
It may have been the bond of the poorly clad youngster that saved the life of those boys, each some “mother’s son.” The mother and her tw’o sons “pinched” by giving till it hurt, but they saved a life, they helped in the struggle for democracy.
W ith this spirit prevailing, the same spirit over here and “over there.” the outcome of the war cannot be in doubt.
J. D. ’16. SOCIETIES
Pushmataha, Kanawha, Philomathean, Illini, AlethenaePushmataha
Joseph Clyne Clement Meriwether Alberta Brown
First Semester Joseph Clyne Clement Meriwether Alberta Brown
Second Semester Clement Meriwether Jack Hind Harley Cay woodPushmataha
Bantz, Maggie Barth, Bertha Bissinger, Leona Black, Charles Bratfish, Ross Briggs, Bess Brown, Alberta Brunner, Adele Campbell, Margaret Caywood, Harley Challacombe, Edith Chiles, James Clayton, Alfred Clyne, Joe Cobeck, Anna Corbett, Helen Cox, Edwin Dale, Ruth Dehner, William Derwin, Kathleen Drummond, Mercedes Duggan, Gertrude Everson, Eva Gaddis, Perley Garstang, Gladys Goulding, Robert Gratian, Katherine Halsey, Charles Halsey, Wilbur Plancock, Palmer Herrick, Nina Hind, Jack Hull, Sophia Huskinson, Dorothy Jacoby, Phillip Jones, Stanley Kauffman, Hugh Keller, Helen Levis, Edward
Levis, Preston Luer, Viola McClure, Edna Magill, Katherine Martin, Emma Meriwether, Clement Milford, Ross Miller, Helen Miller, Vern Moorhead, Mary Moran, Margaret Munger, Lucy Munger, William Nunn, Bernice Osborn, Lucille Riehl, Archie Schaperkotter, Dorothy Scheurer, Ida Schmoeller, Elsie Schmerge, Thelma Schubert, Hazel Shaver, Ella Smith, Tess Stafford, Harold Steck, Thelma Straube, Frieda Streeper, Israel Sutton, Gladys Vann, Jack Vine, Ben Wade, Henry Wenzel, Raymond Whitney, William Williams, Martha Wise, Clarence Worden, Harry Wutzler, Lillian Wyckoff, I lelen Yeakel, Fred
Vernon Chiles Gertrude Luer Harriet Rumsey
First Semester Vernon Chiles Gertrude Luer Harriet Rumsey
Second Semester Helen Rose Arthur Zoll Gertrude LuerIllini
Allred, Agnes Ash, Selma Bailey, Edna Benner, Dale Brecht, Paul Brecht, Virginia Boyd, Theo. Carter, Grace Chappel, Una Copley, Milford Dudley, Irene Dykeman, Bessie Elide, Mary Findley, Sadie Flach, Verena Flagg, Katherine Flory, Ruth Forcade, Orland Gascho, Josephine Gent, Ray Haynes, Sadie Heide, Irwin Hildebrand, Adele Hile, Martin Hord, Edmund Johnson, Gertrude Jones, Vaughn Keene, Melvel Kruse, Elmer Lehmkuhl, Pauline Eobbig, Viola Luer, Gertrude
McDonald, Jessie Maley, Mark Mansholt, Irene Mayford, Clotilda Mel ling, Mamie Merkle, Roy Moorhead, Katherine Ohnsorg, Edward Parker, Virginia Price, Bernice Riehl, Norma Rogerson, Margaret Rose, Helen Rumsey, Harriet Rust, Flora Rust, Maud Rustman, Martha Scherrer, Fred Schoeffler, Olga Shaw, Wm.
Shirey, Florence Skaggs, Dorothy Smith, Leland Starkey, Etta Wagenfeldt, Herbert Waggoner, Ralph Weller, Jesse Wenzel, Mildred Wightman, Charles Wood, Harrison Young, David Voss, Viola
“Paint-art oft maketh a fair lady.”—Verna Foreman.
Robert Paul Clarence Bensinger Helen Beach
First Semester Robert Paul Clarence Bensinger Helen Beach
Second Semester Edwin Stillwell Ralph Volz Katherine KochKanawha
Arnberg, Neva Arter, Anna Barker, Marie Bauer, John Beach, Helen Beach, Kenneth Beiser, Meta Brower, Leonard Bensinger, Clarence Bierbaum, Viola Barth, Edward Challacombe, Hazel Clayton, Richard Corrie, Cynthia Chiles, Elizabeth Culp, Lester Deeds, Velma Dependahl, Serena Dolbow, Katherine Franke, Theodore Fitzgerald, Margaret Foreman, Verna Gee, Grace Gissal, Elizabeth Goudie, Helen Harris, Emma Hoffman, Doris Hunter, Dorothy Horn, Gertrude Joesting, Eugenia Koehne, Emma Koch, Helen Kabel, Myron Manning, Francis Masel, Helen
Mathus, Thula Mather, Nina Malloy, Mildred McReynolds, Gladys Morgan, Moselle Paul, Robert Penning, Margaret Pfeffer, Emma Pfeiffer, Helen Pelot, Alvena Queen, W ilfred Rice, Rose Richardson, Bertha Roller, Thelma Sawyer, Emma Stamos, Loraine Schweickhardt, Hilda Shrigley, Helen Stahl, Archie Sternberg, Lillian Stillwell, Edwin Shirey, Floyd Tingley, Raymond Toupno, Evelyn Vaughn, Lucile Vaughn, Louis Volz, Ralph Wadlow, Thelma Watkins, Pearl Windsor, Lola Will, Dorothy Wohnlich, Mary Wilson, Jeanette Zeltmann, Margarethe Zeller, Adele
First Semester Raymond Metzger Dudley Harris Mildred Seiler
Second Semester Mildred Seiler William Weston Dudley Harris
Boyd, Vernon Brown, Harold Cassella, Milton Craig, Fern Dillon, Eddie Gent, Lawrence Hall, Noah Harris, Dudley Hendricks, Bessie Henthom, Kenneth Johnson, Herschel Layton, Marie Leighty, Helen
Metzger, Raymond McBrien, Helen Potter, Charles Seiler, Mildred Schwab, George Springer, Alfred Stamper, Ruth Storm, Benjamin Thompson, Robert White, Virginia Windsor, Anabelle Wells, Taucket Weston, William Rodgers
“I’m the best looking fellow I’ve ever seen.”—Palmer Hancock.
“The only man I’m interested in now is Carlyle.”—Miss Lowry.
Most Anyone: “What’s your locker mate like?”
“Well—just about everything I’ve got.” (So say we all!)
Elmer Kruse (relating his part in the track meet last year)): “And do you know, I could not tell whether the pants behind me were mine or the other fellow’s.”
Mr. Houts (in third-hour Physics Class) : “Mark, I want you
to explain the third problem to me.”
Mark: “I’m sorry, Mr. Houts, but I couldn’t quite understand
that one myself.”
Margaret Beneke Mildred Williams
First Semester Margaret Beneke Mildred Williams Ralph Cantrell
Second Semester Mildred Williams Christinea Clyne David Magill
Bantz, Marie Beneke, Margaret Bohlander, Verna Buckle, Frank Cantrell, Ralph Carr, Alice Champlin, Viola Clyne, Christine Curry, Kenneth Dalton, Fern Deem, Jesse Deem, Daisy Ede, Philip Evans, Eugene Elder, Ray Ford, Hugh
Foster, Lillian Gaines, Ruth Grace, Maude Hallberg, Florence Hecker, Eleanor Magill, David Maley, Geraldine McCurry, Lucile Megowen, Roberta Osborn, Ralph Rexford, Blanche Slaten, Marie Stahl, Hazel Temple, Paul Wernpen, Mamie Williams, Mildred
“What is the difference between a kiss and a sewing machine?” “One sews seams good and the other seems so good!”
Question: “What kind of cigarettes does Leland S. smoke?” Answer: “Robinson Crusoe.”
P. S.—For those who don’t get the above, it means “cast-aways!”
Jim Chiles (while away at Centralia) to Leland S.: “Sleep with you tonight? Never, your mouth is like Eagle Lunch Room.”
Leland (indignantly) : “Why?”
Jim: “Open and busy all night.”
Joe Clyne (last Fall) : “Gee! Mil smiled at me today!”
Crabby Junior: “That’s nothing. First time I saw you I laughed out loud.”
Clement Meriwether. Capt. Robert Goulding Wilford Queen
Mary Belle Wimber, Capt. Lester Culp Israel Streeper
On November 8, 1917, the two debating teams were chosen for the year '17-18. There was a great deal of competition among the aspirants for a place. There were ten candidates and six places.
After the preliminaries the teams worked in earnest and the motto was, “We Will Win.”
East St. Louis High School presented the question to Alton this year. Resolved, “That Ireland should be granted its independence.’ Alton, keeping up to her motto, was ready by the Christmas holidays for the debate, which was to be held on January 16, 1918. During th«-holidays, a letter was received from the East Side principal stating that his teams refused to debate the question. Evidently they were not ready, although they had presented the question. Think of it, and then not being ready!
In his letter he stated that the question was unpatriotic. When the news was sent to the home teams, they were “disgusted” with the East vSide.
On the morning of January 17, 1918, Miss Ferguson went before the Assembly and made a very fine talk, stating that East St. Louis had forfeited the debate and that the two teams were entitled to their letters. The teams were
Affirmative: Mary Belle Wimber, Captain; Lester Culp, Israel
Negative: Clement Meriwether, Captain; Robert Goulding, Wil-ford Queen.
“Verily, he is well nick-named.”—“Art” Zoll.
“Little children should be seen—not heard” (coming!)—Edwin Cox and Lester Culp.
“The only difference between Harley and Vernon Castle is their dancing.”
93AFFIRMATIVE DEBATING TEAM.
Harold Stafford, Captain William Dehner Lucile Osborn
On the evening of April 25th. the debate between the affirmative team of Alton High and the negative team of Jerseyville took place at the High School Auditorium. There was a small number present, but they made up in enthusiasm what they lacked in numbers. The judges were Rev. Mr. W akefield and E. P. Ropiequet of East St. Louis, and Prof. Boehm of Kirkwood (Mo.) High School. The timekeepers were Mr. Baldwin of Jerseyville and Mr. Oertli of Alton.
The debate was opened by Harold Stafford for the affirmative with a good telling speech in favor of the government ownership of railroads. This was answered by a speaker on the negative from Jerseyville. Wilford Queen spoke next on the affirmative, with fine effort. He was answered by the next speaker on Jerseyville’s side. The last speech on the affirmative was well given by Lucile Osborn, followed by the last speech on negative. After a spirited rebuttal on both sides, the decision of the judges was given, two for the affirmative and one for the negative. The debate was well given on both sides and the decision was generally satisfactory.
“Patriotic parents name baby ‘Liberty Bond.’ ”—Chicago Journal. First, last and only bond which takes 21 years to mature.
94NEGATIVE DEBATING TEAM.
Ben Vine, Captain Clement Meriwether Palmer Hancock
The Alton Negative Team, consisting of Ben Vine, Captain; E. Clement Meriwether, and Palmer Hancock, journeyed to Jerseyville on the afternoon of April 25. Alton went under the leadership of Mr. L. S. Haight. The journey was made on a privately owned railroad. The team left with high hopes which were lowered only when the judges’ decisions were opened. All who heard the debate said the teams were closely matched, but Alton had all the breaks against them, and also being on foreign grounds, lost by a vote of 2 for the affirmative and 1 for the negative.
In the evening Captain Vine, speaking first for Alton, showed that government ownership is unnecessary, unwise, and impracticable. His delivery was good and although troubled by a severe cold made a good impression. On account of bis good work this year, next year he will be a good man for either team.
Meriwether, the only experienced man on the team, showed his usual ability in debating and also showed in a forcible manner the undesirable features of government ownership. W e regret exceedingly that Meriwether graduates this year and his absence will be very noticeable on the debating teams next year.
Hancock closed the negative argument in a splendid manner. Although inexperienced he spoke with ease and had good delivery. He showed government ownership has only partially succeeded, and where it has been tried and conditions favoring government ownership abroad are lacking here. With two more years before him, Hancock will make a very brilliant debater.
95Mary Collins Helen Getsinger Nellie Roberts Lucille Rintoul Freda Thorpe Leona Bissinger Elizabeth Chiles Eugenia Joesting Lydia Cheesman Catherine McCarthy Charlotte Rodgers Esther Schuette Frieda Voss Viola Bierbaum Velma Deeds Nina Mather Doris Barnhardt Irma Bott Norine Dahlstrom Ruth Joesting Rosalie Roller Lucille Wagenfeldt Viola Zimmerman Virginia Pfeiffer Minnie Brandeweide Margaret Davis Elizabeth Goudie Aria Hoehn Olga Ott Eunice Vine Philimon Winkler Helen Jun
Bertha Richardson Anna Cobeck Bessie Dykeman Serena Dependahl Sadie Haynes Helen Masel Charlene Haley Elinor Rumsey Daisy Young Emma Martin Rose Rice Lillian Sternberg Mildred Wenzel Reatha Osterkamp Iona Warner Alvena Pelot Emma Pfeffer Thelma Wadlow Jeanette Wilson Hazel Schubert Helen Beach Anna Arter Emma Sawyer Margaret Rogerson Pearl Watkins Lucile Vaughn Katherine Moorhead Sophia Hull Flora Rust Hilda Schweickhardt Mary Moorhead Helen Corbett
96Bertha Barth Dorothie Gent Dorothy Skaggs Etta Starkey Virginia Brecht Margaret Penning Loraine Stamps Mary Wohnlich Eva Everson Katherine Dolbow Dorothy Schaperkotter Ida Scheurer Evelyn Toupno Plarrie Downs Adele Hildebrand Thelma Schmerge Lola Windsor Dorothy Will Edith Challacombe Margaret Fitzgerald Gertrude Horn Helen Keller Jessie McDonald Maud Rust Florence Yoxall Mary Elble Katherine Gratian Helen Goudie Mildred Malloy Frieda Straube Martha Williams Margarethe Zeltmann Wilhelmina Grabbe Enuna Koehne Adele Brunner Kathleen Demin Grace Gee Dorothy Hunter Pauline Lehmkuhl Catherine Uhl
Gertrude Duggan Lucile Osborn Josephine Gascho Alberta Brown Edna McClure Helen Shrigley Verena Flach Moselle Morgan Frances Andre Adelaide Tenis Edna Bailey Florence Shirey Nina Herrick Mabel Appelquist Edith Day Gladys Oddy Mildred Miessner Ruth Peters Helen Andrews Dorothea Clark Vena Foulds Evelyn Clement Dorothy Gates Carol Lindley Katherine Norris Pearl Savidge Jane Black Lillian Johnson Velora Heskett Hazel Challacombe Doris Hoffman Clotilda Mayford Gladys Sutton Bernice Nunn Harriet Caldwell Sadie Findley Dorothy Huskinson Katherine Flagg Irma Clark Thelma Eppel
97Gerald Byron John McFadden Carl Tuemmler Kenneth Benner Wallace Deucker William Whitney Dale Benner Arthur Zoll William Miller Charles Ross Tracey Coultas Frederick Zeltmann Frederick Yeakel Chas. Halsey Henry Bennett Charles Huskinson Charles Campbell Oswald McManus Joseph Wiseman Raymond Wenzel Edward Barth Joseph Nixon Raymond Stocker Bernard Stafford George Camp Leroy Roper John Wohnlich
Milford Copley Ralph Volz Albert Duncan Maurice Zumwalt Floyd Shirey Percy Lancaster Wilbur Halsey Guy Sevier Robert Shaff Raymond Tingley Edward Levis Kenneth Beach Robert Goulding Robert Paul Palmer Hancock Philip Jacoby Ralph Waggoner William Munger Estell Watson Preston Levis Elmer Kruse Paul Brecht Wilford Queen Joseph Yungck Henry Wade Vaughn Jones Louis Vaughn
On Friday, April 27, the annual Patrons’ Night was observed. An estimate of about 2,000 people came to see the exhibits of the Manual Training Department and the Drawing Classes. The Manual Training Department had an extraordinary showing of buffets, dressing tables, writing desks, library tables, cedar chests, and numerous other smaller articles. The Drawing Department had a very fine exhibit from the Grades and High School. A number of working drawings from the Mechanical Drawing Department were shown. About 8:30 o’clock the following program was given:
Music.........................America and the Flag
Recitation.........P etsy Ross’s Story of the Flag
Miss Evelyn Shedd.
Address..............“The Principles of Prussianisin’’
Rev. W. T. Hanstzche.
“What are the twins’ names?”
“Not both the same name?”
“Certainly not. One Henry, the other Etta.
99MAY FESTIVAL, MAY 31.
I. Procession to the Green.
II. On the Green.
The May Queen Pageant.
Entrance of Queen and Her Attendants. May Queen Dance.
Tally Ho Exeunt.
III. Frolics on the Green.
Dances of the Nations.
Spanish Scarf Dance.
Dances of the School Year—
Autumn Leaves Snowflakes Spring Showers Summer Breezes
To a Wild Rose
Dance—Pierrot and Pierrette—
The April Shower Waltz—Maypole
IV. The Reassembling.
Dance of America.
CAST OF CHARACTERS.
May Queen....................... Olga Schoeffler
Maid of Honor......................Lucy Monger
Canopy Bearer......................Norma Riehl
Neva Amberg Grace Gee Rose Rice
Theo. Boyd Dorothy Huskinson Lucille Rintoul
Hazle Challacombe Clotilda Mayford Bertha Richardson
Vena Foulds Helen Miller Margaretha Zeltman
Christena Clyne Geraldine Maley Virginia White
Ruth Gaines Roberta Megowen Mildred Williams
Eleanor Hecker Mildred Seiler Helen McBrien
Helen Andrews Bessie Dykeman Gertrude Zaugg
Doris Barnhart Thelma Eppel Eunice Vine
Irma Bott Ruth Joesting Olga Ott
Irene Dudley Lillian Johnson Helen Jun
101Anna Arter Meta Beiser Katherine Gratian Margaret Johnston
Jane Black Harriet Caldwell Dorothea Clark L.vda Cheeseman
Frances Andre Anna Cobeck Edith Day Verena Flach
Helen Beach Leone Bissinger Adele Brunner Helen Corbett
Viola Luer Vern Miller Irene Norman Helen Pfeiffer
Norine Dahlstrom Helen Getsinger Elizabeth Goudie Catherine McCarthy
Mercedes Drummond Gladys Garstang Helen Masel
Flora Rust Emma Sawyer Dorothy Skaggs Nina Herrick
Katherine Norris Daisy Young Philimon Winkler Nellie Roberts
Maud Rust Elinor Rumsey Elsie Schmoeller Iona Warner
Verna Foreman Adele Hildebrand Reatha Osterkamp Thelma Schmerge
Loraine Stamps Florence Yoxall Helen Shrigley Lillian Wutzler
Marie Barker Louise Bertman Alberta Brown Edith Challacombe
Mary Collins Gertrude Duggan Sophia Hull Gertrude Luer
Gertrude Horn Lillian Sternberg
Mamie Melling Charlotte Rodgers Martha Rustmau Thelma Wadlow
PIERROT AND PIERRETTE.
THE APRIL SHOWER
Elizabeth Bassett Mary Helen Foulds Virginia Parrish Anne Wliituev
Viola Bierbaum Elizabeth Chiles Serena Dependahl Katherine Dolbow Sadie Findley Ruth Flory Elizabeth Gissal Emma Harris
Edith Cousley Emily Louise Hewitt Lydia Schaperkotter Lucille Young
Dorris Hoffman Dorothy Hunter Helen Koch Katherine Magill Emma Martin Katherine Moorhead Moselle Morgan Alvena Pelot
Olive Crivello Erma Painter Helen Tremmel Dorothy Zaugg
Emma Pfe ffer Helen Pfeiffer Dorothy Schaperkotter Lucile Vaughn Martha Williams Lola Windsor Jeannette Wilson Thula Mathus
Canada—Helen Wyckoff. Scotland—Eunice Vine.
England—Margaret Campbell, Italy—Nina Herrick. Belgium—Virginia Sauvage. France—Thelma Steck.
102Some of the Historic Sites and Homes of Alton
Prepared by Ninian Edwards Chapter, D. A. R.
The original site of Alton, laid out in 1817 by Col. Rufus Easton, extended from Piasa street on the west to Henry on the east, and from the river to Ninth street on the north.
1. “Lovers’ Leap,” on the bluff opposite foot of Summit street, famed in Indian legend.
2. “Piasa Bird,” Indian painting, was depicted on face of bluff about 150 feet west of Lovers’ Leap. Long since blasted away. First mentioned in history by Marquette in 1673.
3. Penitentiary plat, site of first State prison in Illinois; erected 1827; military prison during civil war.
4. Sparks’ mill occupies site of warehouse where E. P. Lovejov was killed in pro-slavery riot of Nov. 7, 1837.
5. The buildings on Second street owned by L. Stiritz and Melling Gaskins Printing Co. occupy site of Lovejoy’s printing office.
6. Lincoln Hotel on State street, formerly the Franklin House, was Lincoln’s headquarters at time of Lincoln-Douglas debate, Oct. 15, 1858.
7. City Hall, erected 1858. The Lincoln-Douglas debate took place on east front of this building, Oct. 15, 1858. Marked by bronze tablet.
8. Illinois Corrugated Paper Co. is located on site of old Alton House, headquarters of Douglas on date of debate.
9. Stanford building, corner Second and Alby, occupies site of hall where first lodge of I. O. O. F. in Illinois was organized in 1837.
10. Vacant lot adjoining Times Building on Second street was site of first brick building erected in Alton proper in 1832. Birthplace of Edward P. Wade, President Alton National Bank.
11. Building on east side of Market street, two doors north of Third, is oldest brick building now standing in Alton proper; erected 1833.
10312. Spring at corner Second and Spring streets, now covered aver, was scene in 1811 of killing of a settler named Price and wounding of his son, who escaped, by Indian war party. This opened the border warfare of 1812. Indians were pursued to the mouth of the Illinois by Rangers.
13. Hunter's Tavern, corner of Second and Central avenue, erected by Maj. C. . Hunter in 1819, is oldest building now standing in what is now Alton.
14. First lime burned in Alton was in quarry, corner Third and Pear streets, about 1818.
15. City Cemetery. Site of Lovejoy monument, erected by State of Illinois and citizens of Alton, 1896-7. Cost, $30,000.
16. Frame tenement on west side Cherry street, between Second and Third, occupies site of former home of Lovejoy.
17. Milton, the vanished village, was located on Wood River at present bridge crossing; founded about 1816. At one time, 1819, boasted a hotel, two stores, saw mill, grist mill and distillery. Most of early inhabitants died of malaria, and are buried in adjacent hill-side cemetery.
18. Vaughn cemetery, one mile east of East Alton, where victims of Wood River massacre ot July 10, 1814, were buried.
19. Mouth of Wood River. Site of camp of Lewis and Clark exploring expedition in 1803-4, preparatory to ascending Missouri river. There was a settlement here, known as Dubois (the woods), where Gen. Zebulon M. Pike narrowly escaped assassination by Indians in 1806.
20. Homestead of Lyman Trumbull, U. S. Senator for 18 years, corner of Henry and Union streets, now owned by H. J. Bowman.
21. Edwards Homestead, Liberty street, nearly opposite Twelfth, erected by Hon. Cyrus Edwards in 1837.
22. Homestead of David J. Baker, U. S. Senator, Clement Place, removed there from Liberty street.
23. In Upper Alton home of Dr. Erastus Brown, first physician there, was on east side Washington avenue, between Edwards and Brown street; was living there in 1821. Brown street was named after him.
24. Presbyterian Church, College avenue, occupied site of church destroyed by fire in 1858. Lovejoy was pastor, or supply, of this church at time of death. Here he made his last memorable address in defense of his principles.
10125. Stone building on College avenue, diagonally opposite Presbyterian Church. Here was organized the first anti-slavery society in Illinois, Oct. 27, 1837; it was then the residence of Rev. T. B. Hurlbut; now owned by Dr. Isaac Moore.
26. Shurtleff College, pioneer College of Illinois, founded at Rock Spring, 1827, removed to Upper Alton 1832.
27. Wood River Fort, on Gill farm, two miles east of Upper Alton; war of 1812.
28. Monument on Fosterburg road, two miles northeast of Upper Alton, erected by descendants of Capt. Abel Moore, in memory of the victims of the Wood River massacre of July 10, 1814. Dedicated Sept. 11, 1910.
29. Rock Spring Park, rendezvous of Illinois State troops preparatory to departure for Mexican war, 1846-7.
30. State House Square, corner Central and College avenues, donated to State of Illinois in expectation of location there of State Capitol when seat of government was removed from Vandalia.
31. Staunton street, from College avenue west, was cleared of timber by Gov. John M. Palmer and his brother when the former was a student at Shurtleff College.
32. Confederate Monument at North Alton was erected by the U. S. Government in memory of the 1354 Southern soldiers who died in Alton military prison during the Civil War. The handsome entrance was donated by the Sam Davis Chapter, Daughters of the Confederacy.
33. Elmhurst, State street, homestead of Mrs. A. K. Root. On this tract stood the home of Gen. James Semple, United States Senator.
34. Monticello Seminary, at Godfrey, five miles from Alton. Founded by Benjamin Godfrey, 1835. Oldest seminary for young ladies in the West.
35. The first public school building erected in Alton was on the square now occupied by Lincoln School. It was a one-story, one-room brick building, erected in 1845, on land deeded to the city at a nominal price by Judge Nathaniel Pope.
Lovers must have leave to speak.—Tatler Board. Speak low if you speak love.—Robert Goulding. A minister, but yet a man.—Archie Stahl.
I weep for memory.—Lester Culp.
105Oct. 3 Harriet R. writes a speech and asks the girls to knit for the boys at the front while she is knitting a scarf for herself. Ah, yes; perhaps she is making preparations to leave herself. Oh, what a husky looking nurse!
Oct. 4—Mrs. Dorsey gives a little talk on food conservation, but not many
students wanted it to soak in. Less eats. It can’t be done.
Oct. 5—More Patriotism. Pepper yelling at noon. (Caused by good
Oct. 8—Rotten yelling, after wonderful game with McKinley High.
Oct. 9—Elmer Kruse bushingly peeps into Assembly Room, too bashful
Oct. 10—“Rosie” Milford, taking an Algebra test in the Assemnry room
raised his hand and said out loud: “What should we do with
the twelfth one?”
Oct. 11—Boo! Weather much colder.
Oct. 12—Some of the little boys thought that it was necessary to test the
new fire escape, so they played catch on it and gave the report as it being very strong.
Oct. 13—Ah, ha! Members of Tatler Board hold their first meeting.
Oct. 16—Manager Rowe and Coach Brannan ran away with Eskimos of
Wood river fliver.
Oct. 17—Mr. Haight states it is better to be broke than cracked.
Oct. 22—Again we gained a victory Saturday. We defeated Peoria, 18—6.
Oct. 22—Mr. H. makes a very good speech in regard to some of the girls
not sticking to our school, but keeping the path warm up to W. M. A. They do not charge any admission to their games up there and Mr. H. suggested the manager give each one of the five girls that went up to W. M. A. a complimentary ticket. Now, just what is the attraction up there? (Wonder.)
Oct. 23—Bob G. makes his first speech in the Assembly Room in regard to the night at the Princess, which was October 26th.
Oct. 26—L. Bissinger was caught reading “The Revelations of a Wife.” She must think it a very good policy to be prepared. But who is he?
Oct. 30—M. Ruebel to Ed Levis: “Edward, dear, I’m 18 now, you know.”
Nov. 1—Every one is dull and gloomy after three days’ vacation.
Nov. 1—Last Saturday we played St. Louis U. Freshmen and beat them
as usual, 41—7.
Nov. 2—Mr. H. stubbed his toe on the platform, but all was done very
Nov. 2—Mr. Eden gave very fine talk on Home Guards. He was assisted
by Mr. E. L. Rose.
3—Miss Lowry to 3-1 English class: “Next Thursday we will have
Bacon the whole period.” Isn’t she extravagant—not at all conserving.
Nov. 4—Gertrude D.: “Oh, kid, I hate this cold weather—it makes my
nose so red.”
Nov. 6—Harrison Wood, another member of the weak-kneed club, met his
doom on the steps north of the Assembly Room. Pupils are urged to donate onions to this club to make them stronger.
Nov. 6—“Any truth in the report that Miss Shedd eloped with a boarder?”
“No, it was only a roomer.”
Nov. 9—Miss Gilham rushed into assembly room, almost hysterical. “I’ve
lost my hearing.” she shouted. “You have?” B. C. shouted back. “How do you know?” “See that man out there playing that hand organ? Well, I can’t hear a note,” and she wept afresh. “That’s a moving picture photographer at work,” laughed B. C.
Nov. 12—Miss Moffett is very good looking, as everyone knows, and they also know the beauty of Mr. Rowe. Well, they were very devoted to each other and as they sat and held hands and watched the Alton-Taylorville game at the Three-Eye League park, Mr. Rowe says: “Ah, there is Jim Chiles—he’s a bird; and there is Barker, our end man—he’ll be our best man before long.” Miss Moffett gasped: “Well, I—I guess he’ll be all right, but this is so sudden.”
Nov. 12—Ah, ha! We held Taylorville 7—7.
Nov. 13—Mr. R. A. Haight gave a very interesting talk on the history of the Football in Alton High. He stated that the team is the best that Alton has ever seen or probably will see.
Nov. 15—Manager Rowe makes plea for all football men to come out and practice for the East St. Louis game.
Nov. 20—We defeated the Southern Illinois champs, East St. Louis, 15—7.
Nov. 20—Mr. Houts makes a good speech in regard to East St. Louis game and to the attendance of the game. He stated that it should be called the city team instead of the Alton High team, because there were more town people attended the games than there were High School students.
Nov. 21—First group of pictures were taken for The Tatler.
Nov. 22—Again we celebrated for Saturday’s game with Belleville. All boys interested in good looking girls should turn out at this game. Saying lot for Alton GIRLS.
Nov. 23—Our second team did some honorable work. It defeated Belleville, 51—0.
Nov. 25—Mr. Oertli takes fatal step at last. The solemn occasion took place Saturday, November 23d. He and his loving bride eloped to St. Louis and were married. Doesn’t that sound thrilling? But don't get excited, girls—it’s all a mistake.
Nov. 25—Belleville’s team got here all right, but it was too cold to bring their much-talked-of girls.
Nov. 26—Tatler pictures on a stand still—too dark to take them.
Nov. 26—Tomorrow. Turkey Day. The last game of the season will be played with Beardstown. Stiff game expected, but we can beat 'em.
107Nov. 27—Mr. L. S. H. in Modern History class: “Ah, never in the history
of Alton High have pupils made such brilliant remarks.” (He’s not a bit sarcastic.)
Nov. 27 -No more school till Monday.
Dec. 3—Final celebration of football season. Big parade around assem-
bly room up and down each aisle. Elaborate speeches made by each member of the team. Stamps suggests a banquet would be pretty good. But no; it seems that no one heard his suggestion.
Dec. 4—Class basket-ball begins. Seniors beat Sophs., 31—4. Juniors
beat Freshies, 43—4.
Dec. 5—Class celebrations. Each class to itself. The Sophs, and the
Freshies did not take part. Other class games at 3:30. Seniors vs. Freshmen. Juniors vs. Sophs.
Dec. 5—Tatler on a standstill. No more pictures until after Xmas. So the boss says.
Dec. 6—Again the honorable Juniors won from the Sophs., 16—30. Seniors, 24; Freshies, 14.
Dec. 7—Juniors beat Seniors to yelling and they got sore about it.
Dec. 7—Sad, but true. Seniors won class championship by score of
24—11. Juniors put up good fight.
Dec. 8—Miss Ferguson, although not captain of the Faculty team, challenged the Seniors for a game Monday at 4:00 o’clock. Dick C. got up and said they would gladly accept the challenge. Only time can tell what fate will come.
Dec. 10—Everybody almost frozen to death, but thawed out a little after noon.
Dec. 11—Faculty played the Seniors: Faculty, 20; Seniors, 17.
Dec. 12—Girls’ basket ball season opens. Many Sophs, and Freshies are out to practice.
Dec. 13—Miss Lowry invests more money, but this time on a larger pair of goggles. How could she do it?
Dec. 13—Several signs tacked up in girls’ dressing room by some unknown kill-joy. “No loud talking” and “No shouting allowed.”
Dec. 14—Mr. Giberson gave very fine talk on Red Cross. Alton High is taking a helping hand and expects to be very successful.
Dec. 17—Sad, but true—the snow is melting.
Dec. 18—Faculty play the ’varsity team in basket-ball.
Dec. 19—Faculty are a bunch of soreheads because they got beat by the ’varsity team, 19—12.
Dec. 20—Who w'ould have ever thought that Bill Munger would get a haircut? But he did.
Dec. 21—Very busy getting donations for the poor of Alton.
Dec. 22—Someone being very thoughtful gave Mr. L. S. H. a bottle of hair tonic for Xmas.
Dec. 22—Great victory over Jerseyville in basket-ball, 32—29.
Dec. 23—No more school till January 3d. Postponed till January 7th. Total contribution of Alton High to the poor, $114.70.
108Jan. 7—After an extended Xmas vacation, everyone tries to get down
to work again. No one else being generous enough to get the smallpox, we all have to suffer.
Jan. 8—Ralph Volz sleeps in assembly room. More vacation wanted.
Jan. 9—Lucile Osborn, deeply in thought about the boys, falls over a
bucket that was standing in the hall. Almost demolishing the bucket, and hurt Mr. Lorch’s feelings.
Jan. 10—Mr. Houts hardly recognized when he got up to make a speech
in regard to military training. Many boys are expected to join.
Jan. 10—Floyd S. tried to skate across the floor of the assembly room, but
it did not w'ork.
Jan. 11—Some blizzard. Everybody is three-fourths frozen.
Jan. 14—A. H. S. defeats the Alumni, 33—32.
Jan. 14—Mr. H. to Helen Miller: “Helen, what are you chewing?” “Nothing, Mr. H.” Margaret Fitzgerald chiming in: “Ah, she is chew-
ing her cud.”
Jan. 16—Edward Levis becomes top-heavy and falls over during opening exercises.
Jan. 16—Ted Franke rescues a girl from falling downstairs. How peace-
fully she fell into his arms.
Jan. 18—Many sad looking students. Reports of finals given out.
Jan. 28—Ah. ha! We beat Edwardsville, 29—6. My, but they were sur-
Jan. 29—Everyone in motion fixing out program cards.
Feb. 1—Aga’n the girls of A. H. S. partake in the legal holiday of the
season—kid day. Boys did not partake.
Feb. 4 !► Dr. Homer gave interesting series of talks to the girls.
Feb. 5 J
Feb. 4—Mr. Rowe gives farewrell talk.
Feb. 4—Elizabeth Chiles invents a new axiom in Geometry, “Because it
was proved yesterday.”
Feb. 11—-Mr. L. S. H. makes a plea for the students of A. H. S. to buy Thrift Stamps, also Smileage Books for the soldiers in camp.
Feb. 14—“Unknown” put an alarm clock in the assembly room, and at 1:20 it wrent off. The teachers all thought it was the Signal.
Feb. 22—George Washington program—short, but snappy.
March 18—Celebrations of the Girls’ Basket-Ball season. Seniors vs. Juniors, 12—9. Showing that the Seniors w'ere champs by three points.
March 18—Dell Brunner to Elmer Kruse: “Dimples, dear, liowr are you this
March 18—New visitor at school, old and gray, reading with a magnifying glass. Guess the School Board will put her on wfith the faculty.
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SPARKS’ ARROW BRAND FLOUR Ask Your GrocerVOL. III.
A. H. S. Horrorscope.
Name. Wants to Be. Probably Will Be. Favorite Pastime. Distinguishing Trait. Chief Worry.
Izzv Streeper .. Public Speaker... An Undertaker Bragging Laugh “Tatler”.
Harriet Rumsev Nurse Salvationist (?) Explaining Size . Music.
Jim Chiles Basket Ball Star Cootie Chaser Dynamite Gracefullness (?).... Nothing.
Charlene Halev Good Looking Waitress Flirting Hair Boys. The Navy. Preston.
Popular . Kiddish Powdering Beauty (?)
Margaret Rogerson.. Ben Vine J Noticed Ignored Dancinc: Eyes
Debaters .. “Chicken Callers” Fussing Wit Chemistry. (?). “Looks”.
Harold Stafford ( Edwin Stillwell “Anything” Heart Breaker Breaking Dates Good Nature
Olga Schoeffier Stage Hand Powdering Her Nose Walk
Florence Shirey A Wonder Helping Others Brains Grades. Height. Date.
Neva Am berg Giant Slim M ide'et “Well, Kid” Quietness
Ruth Dale “Hippo” Giggling Mouth
Jack Hind Base-hall Star Pot Slintrer Spooning Blushing Theo.
Bob Goulding Ticket Seller... Tent Pitcher. .. Bluffing Slowness (?) Edith.
Virginia Sauvage Opera Singer Human Shriek .. Posing Smile Studies (?). New Dances.
Helen Rose... Juliet II Cleopatra Studying “Well. Mr. Haight”.
Gertrude Duggan Bill Munger.... Doll Clown “Nothing” “Rouging” “Specs” Entertaining Others. Complexion. “His Sister”!!!
“A Lot”... Winking
Hugh Kauffman Ladies’ Man (?!) Minister Street Sweener S m ok i lie: Speed Books (?). Girls.
Elmer Kruse Trench Digger Loving Small Feet
Stanley Jones Aviator Peanut Vender . Reading Woman Hater (?).... Edna.
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Gates - Clark
DRY GOODS CO.
The Store of the Printzess Suits and Coats
Trade Mark Distinction in Dress
In our Millinery Section we sell the Mirror of Fashion Pattern Hats
Kayser Gloves Topsy Hosiery
Choice Silks, Wool Goods, Wash Goods
Commercial Building, - Alton, Illinois
H. K. Johnston Hardware Co. State and Broadway ALTON, ILL. Alton Drug Co. 639-641 East Broadway TRY OUR REAL COLD SODA “Where Quality Counts We Win.”
White Way Confectionery BAUER’S
624 East Broadway Eight Chair Barber Shop
ICE CREAM, FANCY SUNDAES, SODAS 210 Piasa Street
Morse's, Lowney's, Bunte's We sell Razors, Strops, Massage
Package Chocolates Cream, etc.THEY ALL LOOK THE PART.
“I couldn’t serve as a juror, Judge. One look at that fellow convinces me he’s guilty.”
“Sh-h—, that’s the attorney for the State.”
“No use, girls, Tiny’s got him.” “Who?” “Ted.”
In Modern History (Ross Milford to Ted Franke) : “Sit down, you’ve said your nickel’s worth.”
Estelle Lynn (in Physics) : “At what temperature can you boil eggs on ice?”
Mr. Houts: “It’s impossible.”
Nov. 27, 1917. Miss Jepson must have kept late hours last night, because she went to sleep while giving a test.
L. H. “Where was the Naval battle fought?”
Harold Stamps: “On the water, of course.”
Tin)' Clyne, as David Magill passes down aisle: “Oh, here comes that dear little boy !”
TED TO TINY.
“What you say, goes,” Ted sadly said,
With eyes and heart aflame,
“Tiny” glanced up at the parlor clock.
And quickly spoke his name.
First Pupil: “Why is it no one laughs at L. S.’s jokes anymore?” Second Pupil: “Well, I guess it’s because they respect old age.”
Izzy: “I want a funny picture for this joke.”
Art Zoll: “That’s what I’m here for.”
Izzy: “I know, but we don’t use photographs.”
Helen W. “You drive awfully fast, don’t you?”
Izzy: “Yes, I hit seventy yesterday.”
Helen W.: “Did you kill any of them?”
Bare are the stretching limbs of the trees—
The fields be naked, unfrocked,
The shrubs stand bare to the insolent breeze,
No wonder the corn is shocked!
Jack Vann is an awful kidder—he will even string a mandolin.
“What was the price of a Dame’s downfall?” “One bone.”
Thelma is an attractive girl as she knits, and Leland grew more and more conscious of the fact, but her fleeting hands raveled so fast with the colored yarns that his vision became blurred and he blurted out: “Say, if I look at you much longer, Steck, I’ll get cross-eyed.” Are they still each other’s pet affinity? Nit! Nit!
Mark Maley had Nina Herrick out. The next day at school when he speaks, she cries out angrily: “I should think you’d be ashamed to look me in the face or to speak to me on the street?”
Mark: “I am kinda’, but I’ve got to be courteous.”
113PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.”
W. M. Sauvage Amusement Enterprises
The Hippodrome____Airdome_____Temple Theatre
Steamers—ST. PAUL, The largest Excursion Boat in the World. Capacity, 5,000.
SIDNEY, The Boat with the fine Dancing Floor. Capacity, 2,000.
W. M. SAUVAGE, Office, Temple Building, ALTON
We have taken care of the Seniors.
Ask them how they liked their Pins and Rings.
The D. L. Auld Co.
J. A. MARINER, Representative.
CLASS PINS, RINGS, “FRAT” PINS, EMBLEMS.
Miss Dorsey invites Students of the Alton High School to call upon her, personally, when in the market for College Jewelry of any description.
Engraved Stationery Invitations Announcements
Hess and Culbertson Jewelry Co.
Seventh and St. Charles, - ST. LOUIS.TIT FOR TAT.
Leland S.: “Was it you I kissed at the dance last night?” Thelma S. (maybe!): “Which dance and what time?”
Helen W.: “How’s Glee Club getting along, Bill?' Bill Munger: “Oh, it’s a howling success.” (“Verily, we believe him!”)
fg.: “Have you seen May?”
Metz: “May who?”
Metz: “No, she was dressing and wouldn’t lettuce.”
“All good boys love their sisters, But I so good have grown That I love others’ sisters
More dearly than my own.”
AT “PUSH’ ’DANCE. Awkward Freshman, Polished floor, Wreath of roses On the door.
Edwin Cox (trying to think up an idea for a drawing) : “I’ve
got a notion in my head-----”
Izzy Streeper (thinking of all Edwin has [not] done for the Tatler) : “Well, I always said you had water on the brain.”
Miss Jepson (to usher) : “Aren’t there any seats up front, young man ?”
Usher (surprisedly) : “Yes, ma’m, but—well—you see they’re all taken.”
115Alton High “Ads”— Advertising Department
How Can You Live Without Gas ? Unlimited Supply and Prompt Delivery Sample Given FREE Munger Gas Co. FUSSING Successfully Taught in a Few Lessons References: Olga, Mildred S. Call or write Edward G. Ohnsorg Co.
JUST OUT My New Book—STALE JOKES From Ewing. Now Ready Murphy Maley Schaeffer Zoll Entertainers Novel Features, Acrobatic Stunts, Singing Write us for Rates
Meriwether School of Argumentation Teaches Composure and Earnestness. “And e’en tho’ vanquished, He could argue still.” The “ELITE” Drs. Schoeffler Scbmoeller Beauty Specialists Advice to Lovelorn. Offices at Fifth and Ridge.
Bureau of Information Any Information Pertaining to Girls Answered Freely H. Caywood, L.L.C., B.B.A. Lost, Strayed or Stolen One Art Editor, (E. C.) Finder Please Notify “Tatler” Staff and Receive Reward Office Hours—9 till 3, A. H. S.PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.”
Where you enjoy a good swim and cool off in hot weather.
SAVE FUEL AND FOOD.
Cook with Gas.
Alton Gas Electric Company
A pinttigraph Made at the time of your graduation will help to preserve the record of your school days. Make Your Appointment Today. (She Hiamatt 322 East Broadway, ALTON, ILL. C. N. Streeper Sons Funeral Directors and Embalmers AUTO SERVICE 1628-30 Washington Avenue
George A. Sauvage 217 Piasa Street We Invite Your Patronage
“The Coolest Place in the City” W. A. Rices Barber Shop
Cigars and Tobacco. 216 Piasa Street
10 Billiard and Pocket Tables. PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.”
Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.
“Perfect from Primer to Crimp”
Western Cartridge Company
EAST ALTON, ILL.
The Equitable Powder Mfg. Co.
Alton Blasting Powder Alton High Explosives Black Diamond Permissibles
FUSE, CAPS, AND MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES MILLS:
Fort Smith, Ark., East Alton and Marion, 111. General Offices, East Alton, 111.Nebraska
Assures PromplService CENTRAL ENGRAVING CO.
CALUMET BLDG. ST LOUIS.PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.
Jungk Bros. Dry Goods Co.
Alton’s New Up-to-Date Store
Elevator and Steel Stairways
Connecting all Three Floors
De Lafayette Reid DENTIST Dr. J. W. COLEMAN
Kinloch 285-L ; Bell 8"7-R. DENTIST
Washington and College Avenues (Over Barnard’s Drug Store) Alton, - - Illinois
The Photographic Work for this Book was done by J. A. Chiles Son
1L. IliC iUnpjj’s .llintn titbin Meats and Groceries
Corner Seventh and Henry Sts. 1230 Last Broadway
ALTON, ILL. Kinloch 1085-L. ALTON, ILL.
Midland Supply Coal Co. Office and Yards: 101111 Spring Street Ginter-Wardein Co.
Building Material, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Sewer Pipe Lumber and Mill Work
and Coal Front and Langdon Sts.,
Kinloch Phone, 29; Bell Phone, Main 521 Alton, Illinois Alton, Illinois.PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.”
First Trust Savings Bank
On West Third at Piasa Street
WANTS A SAVINGS ACCOUNT WITH EVERY BOY AND GIRL IN ALTON
H. L. Black, President D. A. Wyckoff, Vice-Pres. and Cashier
J. E. Kelsey, Vice-President H. E. Busse, Assistant Cashier
QUALITY DRUG STORE Alton, Illinois
FOR YOUR CANDY AND ICE CREAM -----------go to-
Third and Piasa Streets ALTON, ILLINOIS
It Pleases Us to Please You
EXPERT PRESCRIP TION IS TS Alton, IllinoisPATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THE “TATLER.”
J. J. REILLY, Manager ALTON, ILLINOIS
Showing the Highest Class Pictures Produced
L. M. Taggart Ice and Coal Co.
ICE AND FUEL
Lump Coal, Hard Coal, Mine Run, Screening, Washed Nut, Coke No Matter Where You Live—We Deliver Everywhere.
Phones—Kinloch 2067-L. Bell 676-W.
Office, 2509 College Avenue
Greenhouse at Godfrey, 111.. Kinloch 845-L. Salesrooms: Broadway and Alby Sts. Bell 180: Kinloch 441R.
Cut Flowers and Potted Plants
Altmi Jflnral (Snmjiaug
GEO. MADSEN, Prop.
Plants, Seeds and Bulbs
Floral Designs for All Occasions
A. K. CHALLACOMBE
High Grade Plumbing Fixtures and Supplies
Broadway and Henry Streets ALTON, ILLINOIS
Buy Liberty Bonds and Thrift Stamps
This space donated by the Tatler Board.HAT you think, we do not know. What you ought to think, we will not say. What you say, we do not care. Remember, we have done our best in accordance with the present high prices.
There are three persons to whom the Tatler Staff is indebted. And we wish to extend our most hearty thanks: Mr. B. C. Richardson, who has kindly acted as advisor and critic; Miss Peck and Miss Wempen, who made our Spring Festival a great success.
Our purpose in the publication of this book was to make it a credit to dear old A. H. S. Whether or not we have succeeded, we leave it to you.
When Quality Counts We Get the Work
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