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_____ , . Hv X (Charter ) Mem ber) V 4SS0O5  THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Wye TATLER published by t?ie SENIOR CLASS sf Alton High School ----------- ALTTOISLILL. 103L r. Foreword As we leave Alton High School f or ever and ta e upon ourselves the responsibility of life, the fond memories of our school days go with us. However, sad to relate, these memories of school life will fade as the years pass by. But o’er the lapse of time and scene, the Tatler shall bridge the gap and bring bac memories of the days so cherished by us. May your joy in reading this boo always be as great as ours has been in making it. The Staff o--------------------------------------1} Dedication As an expression of our appreciation of the work GEORGE C. R1TCHER has done for the students of Alton High School in twenty years of faith-ful service, we dedicate this edition of of the Tatler. The Tatler Staff TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONECrowe Reed August 12, 1911 September 7, 1930 Richard Branch December 26, 1916 November 12, 1930 In Memoriam Human friendship is one of the strongest ties that holds the many and various peoples of our land in harmonious groups. Life would mean but little to us if we were without friends. These two boys had legions of friends. They were in turn friends to all about them. There is a second friendship: spiritual. Our Master has called home these friends of ours, and endowed them with that everlasting friendship with Him. May we all so live that when our time comes to leave this world that we may enter into that everlasting friendship with God, and with those who have gone before us. College Avenue Entrance THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-Main Entrance THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE , '- •TU.;- AHD THirv - HJRrry-o Administration W. R. Curtis Superintendent Claude C. Hanna Principal Dinsmore Wood, Ass't Principal Dean of Boys, Economics. Civics THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE ElevenOlga Bartholomew Shorthand Margaret Vinot Cartwright Latin T welveEthel Elk Manager Cafeteria Home Economics Laurel A. Enochs Bookkeeping Loren K. Freeman Chemistry THE TATLER F. Herold Harlan General Science Jane V. Henry Home Economics OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE V ThirteenMarvin H. Ihne Mathematics Civics Ray L. Jackson Athletic Coach Com. Arithmetic Virginia L. Kagy English Music Ada Klump Algebra Ka )uV A. Lowry English Letha McCausland World History Girls' Athletics Ellen Miller Mackin Latin Julius Marti Com. Geography Bookkeeping, Civics Mr' of nineteen hundred and thirty-one FourteenC. S. Porter Orchestra and Band Boys' Glee Club Macy Pruitt History Lauretta G. Paul English George C. Ritcher Mechanical Drawing THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE FifteenR. V. Smith Commercial Law - Science THE TATLER OF NINETEEN Frieda E. Voss Librarian HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE SixteenDorothy Gates Registrar Gwendolyn Blazier Stenographer Our Board of Education The members of any Board of Education are people with a spirit of ‘'Not for Self — But for Others.” This spirit is exemplified by our present board in both quality and quantity. GILSON BROWN, ...... President G. A. McKINNEY,..............Secretary LAFAYETTE YOUNG H. J. A. GERARD J. J. BEEBY HUGH HORSTMAN DR. H. E. MIDDLETON W. R. CURTIS, Superintendent THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE j} Seventeen  Janitors Bottom Row—Ed. Kohle, J. V. Warren, Leo Jenkins Second Row—Frank Dehne, Lester Thompson Hot in Picture—Robert Baker, Mrs. Draper EighteenCool{s Bottom Row—Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Longust, Mrs. Cooper Second Row—Mrs. Cook, Mrs. Huebner NineteenT YTLER OF NINETEEN HUN T uienty$ Classes Harold A. Neuhaus Lucien Winter Tatler, Red 6? Gray, Honor Society Football '28, '20, '30 Quill Scroll, Dramatic Club Boys’ Cabinet, Gavel Club Art Club, Slide Rule Club President Senior Class, Senior Play “Cat and the Canary” “Seven Keys to Baldpate” “Importance of Being Earnest" “On the Shelf’ LeRoy McPherson Hi-Y, Boys' Cabinet, “A" Club Quill Scroll, French Club Dramatic Club, Red Gray “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Cat and the Canary”, “Copy" Forrest E. Cook Football, “A” Club, Band Orchestra, Senior Play - THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE “A Club 29, 30, 31 Eleanor Warner Red and Gray Staff '29, ’30, ’31 Quill and Scroll ’30, '31 National Honor Society ’30-'31 Melvin McManus Football, Basketball Archery Club, “A" Club Dramatic Club “Adam and Eva" Twenty'OncJanuary Class Virginia Benecke Glee Club National Honor Society French Club, Girl Reserves All State Chorus '30 Mildred L. Brown Weir M. Brown National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Red and Gray Staff, Band Gavel Club, Dramatic Club “Importance of Being Earnest” French Club “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Cat and the Canary” “The Boomerang” Virgil E. Cooke Glee Club Mary Cornelius Commercial Contest '28 Glee Club, Dramatic Club Gavel Club, B. S. T. Club National Honor Society "Seven Keys to Baldpate” “Cat and the Canary” “The Boomerang" All State Chorus Katherine Cousley French Club, Dramatic Club Pep Club “Seven Keys to Baldpate” “Cat and the Canary” “Boomerang” Alice J. Cruze Dramatic Club, G. A. A. '30 “Seven Keys to Baldpate” “The Cat and the Canary” Gavel Club, Girl Reserves National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Red and Gray Staff, Pep Club Gerald Dalton Ray Duffey Mildred M. Emmerson Commercial Contest '30 Twenty-twoJanuary Class Lucian C. Evans Hi'Y Band Orchestra “Copy” Winfred T. Fones Glee Club Boys’ Cabinet “The Boomerang" Millard Glen Gray Archery Club Jane Gunnison Girl Reserves ’30, ’31 Lee Harlow Tatler Staff ’30 Glee Club Hugh B. Harris Boys’ Cabinet Hi-Y Red and Gray Staff ’30, ’31 Tatler Stiff ’30 Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Dramatic Club “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Git and the Canary” “The Boomerang” Slide Rule Club Loretta J. Henry National Honor Society Gavel Club, B. S. T. Club Commercial Contest Richard Heskett French Club Jeanne Keefe George F. Kittinger National Honor Society Slide Rule Club THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Twenty-threeJanuary Class Evelyn McCalley Glee Club ’29, '31 Bob Miller Dramatic Club Archery Orchestra Paige Munger Girl Reserves Pep Club Home Economics Club “Boomerang" James O’Neil Boys’ Cabinet Red and Gray Staff Tatler Staff Quill and Scroll Dramatic Club HiY “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Cat and the Canary" “On the Shelf" Slide Rule Club Abe W. Osipe Tatler Staff Red and Gray Staff Art Club Band Harriet W. Pfeiffenberger National Honor Society Dramatic Club “Boomerang" French Club Girls' Auxiliary Edna Lorene Poppins Nellie Saunders O. G. A. '30-’31 Harold Schoeffel Band '28-'31 Robert Lee Siglock Baseball “A" Club “Boomerang" T wenty'fourJanuary Class Rosamond Olive Sinclair Orchestra Red and Gray Staff Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Gavel Club Girl Reserves French Club May Festival '28, '30 Lucille Springman Girls' Auxiliary '28'31 Girl Reserves '30-'31 G. A. A. '29, '31 National Honor Society Virgie Springman Commercial Contest ’30 Charles B. Stahl Glee Club Irvin Thompson Glee Club '28-’30 Margaret Ulrich Home Economics Club Louis Voss Glee Club Dorothy Watkins Girl Reserves Delphine P. Wittels Gavel Club Matilda Wright Glee Club Girl Reserves G. A. A. All State Chorus HE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE T wenty'fiveIT June Class Lella Apple Girl Reserves '30, '31 Orchestra Athletic Organization Nelson Ash National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Red and Gray Staff Tatler Staff Slide Rule Club Royal Edward Baird I i W 'W: r| It Ray Borman Band Orchestra '28-’31 . it Webster Brainerd “A" Club Tennis '30'’31 Lyle Brickey Glee Club Lydia Bruegman Music Festival '28-'29 B. S. T. Club Quill and Scroll Tatler Stiff National Honor Society Commercial Contest '30, '31 Fay Brewer “A” Club National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Tatler Staff Basketball ’30, ’31 Baseball '29 Jesse Bryant Dorothy Bushnell •T wcnty-sixJune Class Charles B. Byford Jesse Lundun Cannon Lois Carlton Celeste Close Girl Reserves "27 May Festival '28, '29, '30 Glee Club Home Economics Club B. S. T. Club Henry Coffler Band '29, '30 El wood Cox Della Day Glee Club Pep Club Jay Delano Glee Club Ethel Mae Dillow Albert Doerr Twenty-sevenJune Class Ben Dorsey Hi-Y Club ’27-'28 Band Tatler Staff Radio Club Lester Drew Latin Club Gavel Club Commercial Contest 29 Edward W. Fischer Hi-Y Club Band Orchestra Quill and Scroll Red and Gray Staff Corenne Fischer Girl Reserves Virgil Foster Glee Club '29, '31 Mildred Forwood French Club Home Economics Club Slide Rule Club Georgia Fuller Ralph Gent Maurice Goring Commercial Contest '30 Olus Graves B. S. T. Club Girl Reserves '27 Commercial Contest '30 T wentv-nglitJune Class WlLLANETTE GROVES Chorus Glee Club Dramatic Club Gavel Club Pep Club Jeanne Hale Glee Club Dramatic Club French Club G. A. A. Harry H. Haynes Football '30 Track Basket Ball “A" Club Glee Club Cheer Leader Clarence Herndon Glee Club '29, '30, '31 Marguerite Huebner Glee Club National Honor Society Gavel Club Home Economics Club Evelyn E. Huish Girl Reserves Gavel Club Elizabeth Hughey Dorothy M. Jackson National Honor Society Pep Club G. A. A. Glee Club Virgil Jackson Hubert Knight THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Tiventy-nine June Class Charles Austen Leady Granville Lemonds Dramatic Club “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Cat and the Ginary” “Adam and Eva” Red and Gray Staff Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Gavel Club Lois E. Lemen French Club, Gavel Club Girl Reserves Margaret Marr National Honor Society Girl Reserves, French Club G. A. A., Pep Club Commercial Contest '30 Byron Martin La Verne R. Maxeiner Mary Lib McKinney Auxiliary Council Dramatic Club Gavel Club, French Club National Honor Society Quill and Scroll “Seven Keys to Baldpate" “Cat and the Canary" Red and Gray Stiff Harlan E. Metcalfe Boys' Glee Club National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Dramatic Club Red and Gray Staff “Adam and Eva" Wilma Florence Moore Glee Club, B.S.T. Club National Honor Society Quill and Scroll All State Chorus '29 Tatler Staff Commercial Contest '30, '31 Robert Mortland ThirtyJune Class Marjorie Muessel Glee Club Art Club May Festival '29, '30 '31 Kenneth E. Mundell Track '30 “A” Club Lorna Newell J. W. Newland Ione M. Nickens Red and Gray Staff Quill and Scroll Commercial Contest '30, '31 Home Economics Club B.S.T. Club Charles Nisbett John F. Oetken Basketball '30-'31 Track '31 Susan Olmstead Girl Reserves Red and Gray Staff Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Fannie A. Peek Hilda M. Putze Home Economics Club THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUN EE 1D THIRTY-ONE Thirty'oneJune Class Alvin Rankin Rose Rosenthal Orchestra All State Chorus B. S. T. Club National Honor Society Hugh Sargent Harold C. Schindewolf Roger Sloat Slide Rule Club Comfort Smith Art Club Girl Reserves Hilda Smith Girl Reserves '28 Pep Club '29 Mable Smith G. A. A. '29-'30 French Club '28 Lelia Springman Commercial Contest '29 Latin Club National Honor Society Marjorie L. Stamper HE TATLER OF ■ AND Thirty'two June Class Charles Stolp, Jr. Rosemary Swain Red and Gray Staff Quill and Scroll National Honor Society Gavel Club, Pep Club French Club, Girl Reserves Hilda Treadway Home Economics Club Marguerite Turner French Club Girl Reserves Pep Club, G. A. A. Cheer Leader Auxiliary Council Tatler Staff Girls' Tennis Team Diamanta Venardos French Club National Honor Society Quill and Scroll Tatler Staff Maurice Wade Gavel Club '30, '31 Michael Waide James Walker “A" Club Football '29 Jeanne Weber Tatler Staff '31 French Club '30, '31 National Honor Society '31 Quill and Scroll '31 Gavel Club '30''31 Reba Genevieve Glee Club B. S. T. Club Pep Club “The Emperor's Clothes” % THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Thirty'threcJune Class Marie Cordelia Weissenfluh French Club B. S. T. Club Home Economics Club Viola Wessel Willa Wiseman French Club Gavel Club Dramatic Club “Adam and Eva" Shirley Wittels French Club Dramatic Club Gavel Club Cheer Leader Joe Wheeler Kenneth Valentine Wolf Commercial Contest '30 B. S. T. Club Elizabeth Wright Girl Reserves G. A. A. Home Economics Club Pep Club Pictures A[ot Tal{en January Class Reilley Ashlock, Virginia Bramlette, Jack Challacombe, Myrene Thornton. June Class Lloyd Alldredge, Harold Beattie, Edward Berry, Earl Carter, Rudolph Fisher, Virginia Flory, Billy Ranft, Conrad Roemer, Georgb Russo' Earl Turley, Erma Vogel, Evelyn Waggoner, Cale Walker . -.v: NINETEEN HUNDRED ND Thirty'four -— 3-2 Class Violet Bauer Helen Beall Nelle Bigham Glen Borman Ray Bunyan Eugene Campbell Nordica Dilling Henry Dofrr Iris Doyle Isola Drake Bonnie Dee Ele Alemia Fulford Bernadine Gilbert Ruth Hale Richard Hoefert THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Thirty-fit’?3'2 Class Edwin Jackson Helen Kane Marcella Kortkamp John W. Lessner Edith Meisenheimer Juanita Otis Harold S. Roberts Gene Robinson ’William RollIer Ellis Schrieber Eroetta Schuette Billy Scroggins Fred Secor Virginia Shepler Ellis Smith Thirty-sixHallie Zarecor Maurice Yancey Philip Youngberg Lois Zigrang Lucille Wenzel Norbert White Alma Wyman 3-2 Class THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE k Thirty seven 3-1 Class Thomas Abbott Elsie Adams Jane Allen Lucy Antrobus Randolph Austin Vivian Austin Allen Auter William Bailey NfacitjORiE Beall BdYir®EEBi Mary A erm Blair Frank BoalY Alpha Bohlmeyer Vivian Louise Bradley Milton H. Brecht 7 THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Thirty'right3-1 Class Bill Brunner Wilma Bruck Willard C. Bruce Frank Cantrill Kathryn Carlton Dorothy Carpenter Louis Chevalley Paul G. Clapp Dean Clark Ruth Corzine Ahline Cover Woodrow Culp Lileth Dalton Muriel Davidson Elizabeth Delfo Thirtv'iuneTracy Delfo Dorothy Ells Loretta Elliott Sallie Flynn Harry French Mildred Gary Virginia Harper Mary Louise Helmick Arthur Henderson ... v - Margaret Hinrichs J. Y. Holmes Mathew Horn Lewis P. Jenkins Howard E. Karns Adeline Kasten THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Forty3-1 Class Howard Kestner Curtis Keidel Velma King Harriet Koehne Otto Kolk meyer Virden La Marsh Hope Lane Arthur Laux Helen Leffler Francis Lyford Kathleen Miller Ruth Minor Margaret McCarthy Belding McCurdy Taylor A. Narup _the tatler of nineteen hundred and thirty-one Fortyone y i 3"1 Class Edith M. Oetken Virginia Page Edwin Peters Alice Placer Robert Pfeiffer Joseph Reau Lafayette Reid Viola Reynolds Lucille Richey Mildred Rink Clark Seago Ranford B. Seeger Dorothy Sessions Gilbert J. Stotler Margaret Dale Simpson TEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Forty-two3"1 Class Margaret Stamper Monica Stephenson Helen K. Stevenson Ruby St. Peters Vivian Stritmatter Eugene Tate Gerold Turner Lillian Tyner Charles Vessel Haskell Vessel Frank Waide Nellie White Nettie Wilderman Mildred A. Wilson Helen Worden Forty'threeSophomores Top Row: Harris Ball, James Barker, Leonard Barr, Ola Barnett, Howard Belt, Mildred Berner. Second Row Harriet Boettger, Ruth Bonn, Clinton Bosley, Ray Boster, John Bowman, Virginia Brainerd. Third Row: Helen Breyfogle, Hilda Brown, Ruby Bryant, Virginia Bryant, Carrie Bushnell, Lucy Byford. Fourth Row: George Canham, Ida Canham, James Cannon, Eugene Christoe, Chester Clark, Donna Comstock. Fifth Row: Melba Cooper, Myron Cooper, Clarice Cope. Ruby Copeland, Harold Cordes, Jean Cousley. Sixth Row: Della Crawford, Dorothy Crockett, Kent Dalton, Dorothy Dixon, Leonard Dorner, Doris Doyle. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Forty'fourSophomores Top Row: Stanley Edsell, William Eisenreich, Wilbert Ele, Maxine Elliott, Audrey Elliott, Catharine Etter. Second Row: Joan Evans, Patrica Fairbanks, Pauline Fairless, Margaret Faris, Roberta Ferguson, Robert Fremont. Third Row: Pauline French, Betty Frenz, Beatrice Frohock, Nathlie Gardner, Maurice Geigel, Evelyn Gerbig. Fourth Row: Jeanne Gcthing, Jeanne Giberson, Robert Gunnison, Velma Gricsbaum, Edgar Hack, Christine Hale. Fifth Row: Katherine Handler, Robert Harms, Tom Harris, Russell Harris. Thomas Head, Dorothy Hart. Sixth Row: Mildred Heckler, Ed. Henneman, Hallie Hill, Marjorie Hood, Nelson Horn, Mary Howd. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE - .‘.r; iiisatiasa Forty'five Sophomores Top Row Eileen Johnson, Minerva Kieselhorst, Marjorie Kelly, Victor Kelly, Mildred Kirchner, Anna Kleeman. Second Rou; Edward Kohle, Howard Kress, Richard Leonard, Pauline Lintz, Elizabeth Lynn, Martha McKee. Third Row Arlme McKinney, Mary Ann McManus, Virginia McMurty, Lorene Mabry, Jane Ma honey, Alice Mayes. Fourth Row Robert Meyer, Marie Murphy, Pearl Mitchell, Ford Modes, Margaret Monfort. Robert Montgomery. Fifth Row: LeRoy Naughton, Junior Nowatne, Emmett Nelson, Melvin Ncuhaus, Dewain Nevins, Lily Norville. Sixth Row: Ed. Pancoast, Ada May Patton, Ruth Paul, Herman Peck, Glenn Pruitt, Mildred Rain. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTVOf Forty'sixSophomores Top Row Agnes Rudolph, Elmer Rothang, Wynema Ray. Dorothy Richter. Helen Reed, Herbert Reed. Second Row: Jack Roadhouse, Arthur Ritcher, Thomas Richardson, Pauline Ross, Charles Ruedin Dorothea Russell. Third Row: Mildred Russell, Dorothy Ruth, Elaine Sondner, Alice Sawyer, Frank Schmidt, Robert Shaller. Fourth Row Edith Sheets, Marie Shipley, Dorothea Schindewolf, Harlan Schumacher, Leonard Shear-burn, Burnice Smith. Fifth Row: Eugenia Smith, Dorothy Spaniol, Dorothy Strickland, Virginia Steiner, Margery Suhre, Juanita Swinney. Sixth Row: Donald Snyder, Doris Taylor, Kathryn Taylor, Feme Turley, Erwin Thompson, Joseph Voss. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE FortS'sevc »iSophomores Top Row Blanche Meyer, Robert Warner, Eileen Webb, Elinor Weiss, Winifred White, Helen Williams. Second Row: Albert Wilson, Mildred Wilson, Lctha Witt, Alice Worden, Virginia Wright, Marcus Youngbcrg. Third Row Rose Marie Ziegenfuss, Helen Green, Homer Grenzeback, Vernell McKinney, Charlotte Overath, Ormand Show. Fourth Row: Hazel Stillwell. Pearl Thomas, Caroline Walter. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Forty ightFreshman Group - Girls Bottom Row: Edna Honeyman, Shirley Voumard, June Pitts, Eleanor Langham, Effie King, Patricia Swain, Evelyn Hydron, Jennie Knapp, Mary Weishaupt. Middle Row Louada Reid, Mary Louise Collins, Selma Shapiro, Charlotte Day, Edith Everett, Roberta Bohlmcyer, Mary Lee Wendt, Susan Cox. Top Row Dorothy Adams, Mildred Gallay. Harriet Walker, Elinor Garrctson, Ella Poppins, Mae KirkofF, Hattie Shinn, Virginia Angell, Ruth Schmidt. Freshman Group - Boys Bottom Row Aaron Cope. John Gray, Ward Stallings, Charles Dilling, Robert Rudin, Paul Carter, William Kodros, Mike Levis, Frank Brueggman, Maurice Brown, Allan Hcnneman, Hugh Jennings. Harold Seilers, Thomas Young, Carol Brokaw, Harold Beneze, Kenneth Wheeler, LeRoy Booker, Robert Noble, Roy Voumard. Middle Row Howard Titchnel, Frank Koukl, Russel Logan, Gus Kodros, Edward Watson, Wilbur Hamilton. Delbert Naville, Robert Gearing, Charles Barnett. Henry Barnard. Top Row: Alvin Stahl, John Ulrich, Clois Yates, Claude Tickncr, Harold Little, John Burton, Melvin Cramer, Paul Vance. CYCLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE FortymineFreshman Group - Girls Bottom Row: Alvina Bauer, Thelma Howell, Ruth Heins, Lois Young, Joyce Cook, Nell Gere, Josephine Arhuthnot, Armilda Waters, Marion Noble. Martha Downing. Middle Row Eleanor Gabriel, Katherine Secor, Helen Shearburn, Helen Sewell, Lucille Reed, Phillis Wynne. Doris Shewmaker. Virginia Dorsey. Top Row Lillian Calame, Harriet Stowell, Shirley Stiles, Arlene McKinney, Harriet Montazue, Jennie Misegades, Juanita Carr, Mildred Kitzmiller, Annamae Horn, Dale Kellenbcrger, Easter Cundall. Freshman Group - Boys Bottom Rou Lafayette Fields, Jesse Marks. Clarence Bachelor, Howard Moulton, Paul Covey, Howard Landiss, Albert Favre, Kenneth Buckstrup, Leon Meyer, Laverne Russel, Edgar Paul, Kenneth Denzer, John Armstrong, George Handler. Louis Velties. Frank Vozak, George Etter, Sterling LaMarsh. Middle Row Claude Wilderman. Rudy Wilson, Merlyn Schrieber, John McDee, James Forbes, Frcder ick Theen, Fred Winter. Irwin Ash. Russel Baird, James Harman, Carl Schaeffer. Kenneth Patterson. Top Rou Bill Richardson. Orvel Crow. Kenneth Jacoby, Ned Gerard, Leland Leonard, Frank Pickard, Clark Deem, Maurice Gill, Bill Russel, Carl Boettger. FiftyFreshman Group - Girls Bottom Row Mildred Kitzmiller, Juanita Crockett, Grace Ferguson, Daphne [aggers, Virginia McCalley, Frances Champlin, Alice Bartlett, Elaine Blunt. Eileen Slaten, Myra Williams, Frances Miller, Eleanor Yaeger. Middle Row Florence Champlain, Ruth Ohlson, Dorothy March, Catherine Wilson, Mildred Bruegg-man, Alvina Kohle, Dorothy Hocrring, Marvel Kinnon. Beverly Newton. Top Row: Geneva Kelly, Margaret Schultz, Gladys Knapp, Flossie Johnson, Minnie Youngblood, Annabel Deadman, Elizabeth Luer, Eugenia Riggs, Grace Warren, Katharine Davis. Freshman Group - Boys Bottom Row: Robert Tolley, James VanHorne, Charles Barnett, W. T. Green, Richard Branch, Lionel Young, Paul Morgan, August Conway, Bill Roberts, Rome Thomas, Everett Richardson. Middle Row Walter Doerr, Charles Doerr, Wayman Higgins, lohn Wright, Francis Giesler, Virgil Kitzmiller, Frank Hoehn, Orville Henry, Harold Nisinger. Top Row: Frederick Pieper, Burley Beviil, John Olmstcad, Eugene Geil, Wayne Cottingham, Newell Hagerty, Delbert McCann, Nickolas McKee FiftyoneFreshman Group - Girls bottom'Row Katharine Rice, Molly McLaughlin. Marguerite Tayior, Marie Wilkins, Lena May Gill, Violet) Roloff, Lorenc Miller, Ethel Morgan, Katharine Mabb. Middle Row: Lorraine Stauffer, Isobel Fundel, Virginia Hancock, Virginia Martin, Pauline Poole, Lydia King, Evelyn Ward, 01iv Bryan, Ruth Thompson. Top Row: Ruby Middleton, Alice Frey, Jeanne Taggert, Melza Eyster, Bernice Morgan, Martha Poole, Julia Crane, Elizabeth Whittleman, Virginia Bauser, Isabelle Wright. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Fifty'tivoAthleticsCoach Jackson In his second year of coaching the Red and Gray warriors “Jack" has had much more success than that of his first year with us. It has been our luck for four years to graduate our lettermen in all sports. However, the majority of the 1930 football men will be back for another season, and several of them for two seasons. With a light and inexperienced gridiron squad the season proved more of a success than it had for two or three years. The basketball season was the best for three years and only tough breaks kept us from the top of the conference standing. Track has picked up as a sport with us and we predict a still better showing in another year. Assistant Coach Stage "Jim" Stage was again "Jack's" assistant and acquitted himself well. He was out at all times to help the team and the coach speed onward to the best of results. During the time Jack was ill Stage fitted into the scheme of affairs and piloted the Red Birds to a basketball victory. As usual Jim had the drilling of the seconds in both of the major sports and succeeded in keeping his warriors working in co-operation with the first stringers. Fifty-threeOrr White Cook ■rvr Holmes Delfo Football 1930 The football season was not at all what we had hoped for in the way of percentage, but by the end of the season we did have a team that we were proud of. Coach Jackson faced as difficult a task this year as he did in 1929. A squad of eighty boys answered the annual call for football, but only three men were regular players of past seasons. Much of Coach Jackson's time was spent in drilling on the fundamentals of the game. With the help of Coach Stage, Coach Jackson had at the end of the season a team that won for itself the reputation of a fighting eleven. The nickname of "Red Birds” was officially adopted at the beginning of the season. "Red Birds” will apply to all our athletic teams hereafter. ALTON AT ST. CHARLES The “Red Birds” journeyed to St. Charles to open the 1930 season. This also marked the playing of night football for our men. Due to St. Charles’ inexperience with the rules of night football, by wearing white helmets, Alton could not distinguish between helmet and football and lost 60. Fift' 'four Kodros Winter Gary Harris Eisenreich ALTON AT WOOD RIVER Wood River was our first conference foe. The Oilers put up their usual strong fight against the “Red Birds” and through a lucky break managed to eek out a tie. Although the “Red Birds” were classed as the under dogs the Oilers were more than joyous to have it end as it did in 1929. The score was 6-6. BELLEVILLE AT ALTON Our first home game was with another conference foe, Belleville. This game marked the opening of "flood light" football in Alton. The “Red Birds” lost this encounter 12-0. COLLINSVILLE AT ALTON The following week Alton played Collinsville here. The Red and Gray warriors entered the game as they have many times in the past, the under dogs. But with the fighting spirit which the “Red Birds" showed against Collinsville they held the invaders to the second tied score of the season 6-6. ALTON AT EAST ST. LOUIS The “Red Birds" hopped a truck and journeyed to East St. Louis to furnish the Packers competition for the afternoon. But it happened to be one of those days when our usual fight had been left at home and the "Red Birds” returned after losing 27-0. Fiftvfive Campbell Bacus Haynes Karns Schuessler GRANITE CITY AT ALTON The “Red Birds” were still under the effects of the beating of the Packers and Granite City pounded us until the final whistle set the score at 19-0. This game was not played under the usual lights but was a daytime game. ALTON AT ED WARDS VILLE Edwardsville was the next conference foe doped to have an easy time with the “Red Birds.” But the Red and Gray warriors had regained their fight and gave the Tigers a real battle. The game was one of the best of the season but when victory was in sight, Edwardsville tossed across the much cherished chalk line and Alton was forced to be satisfied with a 13-13 tie. MADISON AT ALTON Our final conference game was with Madison, a newcomer in the conference. The Red Birds defeated Madison 26-0 to gain their first conference victory of the season. The game was played under the flood lights. Fifty-sixWESTERN vs. ALTON A crowd, estimated at 1500, braved the cold winds to witness the Red Birds' defeat at the hands of the strong Western eleven. The field was covered with snow which put the lighter Red and Gray team at a disadvantage. The Cadets scored early in the first period after two passes netted forty yards and placed the ball on Alton's five-yard line. The Red Birds’ defense tightened and Western's try for the extra point was stopped. Ineffective punting by Holmes kept the ball in the Red Birds' territory, but Western was held scoreless until the third period when several strong plays took the ball deep into Alton's territory. After holding Western on the three-yard line, the Red Birds weakened and another six points for Western resulted. Western's place kick went wild and the score stood 12-0 as the final period started. Holmes’ punting was improved and was forcing Western back. Schuessler smashed off tackle for nine yards placing the ball on Western’s one-yard line. Karns hit center for a touchdown, scoring the first touchdown against Western in three years. Schuessler's line plunge for the extra point fell short. The Red Birds were marching down the field for another score when the game ended 12-6. Alton loses four letter men from this year's team; Captain Cook, Haynes, Winter and Gary. Alton..........0............0.........0.........6 6 Western........6. .0. 6 0 12 SEASON SUMMARY St. Charles Opponents 6 Alton . . . 0 Wood River 6 6 Belleville 12 ... 0 Collinsville 6 6 East St. Louis 27 . .. 0 Granite City 19 . . . 0 Edwardsville 13 . .13 Madison 0 26 Western 12 6 Totals 101 .57 7; THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FOOTBALL SQUAD Bottom Row: Gary, Schessler, Bacus, Haynes, Kodros, Orr, Delfo, Cook, White, Eisenreich, Harris, Eugene Campbell, Karns, Holmes. Second Roto: Beeby, Kelley, Mathers, Frank Waide, Fields, Butler, Fisher, Michael Waide. Third Row: Coach Jackson, Enos Campbell, Winter. First Row: Edwin Jackson, Sterling La Marsh, Harry Haynes. Top Row: Marguerite Turner. Cheer Leaders Eleven people tried out for cheer leaders at an assembly early in the fall semester. The four people above were selected from that number by a secret committee, chosen by Mr. Hanna. At all times on the athletic field and at pep meetings our cheer leaders did their best to instill pep and enthusiasm in the players and spectators. Ellis Smith Smitty became student manager in the athletic department at midyear when Pete McPherson graduated. He assisted Pete in the managership work the first semester. Smitty had Tracy Delfo as assistant the second semester, and as Smitty was on the basketball squad the assistant was given a good workout. Delfo gave a very creditable account of himself in this work. The duties connected with this work include taking care of uniforms and all athletic supplies, as well as caring for the athletic field and gym floor. There are many other minor tasks. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTT-ONE Fifty-nineBASKETBALL SQUAD Bottom Row. Fay Brewer, John Oetken, Larry Hale, William Eisenrich, Ellis Smith, Enos Campbell, Eugene Campbell. Second Roto: Herman Peek, Adolph Schuessler, Carl Ruyle, George Henry, Albert Wilson, George Ritcher, Charles Vessell. Third Row: Coach Jackson, Tom Harris, Boyd Beeby, Tracy Delfo, Henry Haworth. Basketball 1930'1931 Season’s Review After losing only one member of the regular team of 1929 and 1930, Coach Jackson had reasons to look upon the season of 1930 and '31 as a good year. Larry Hale's return to the center position strengthened the offensive power of our quintet. For a number of years Alton High has not been very successful in developing a winning team, and the spirit of fight seemed to have lost its prestige but in our team of 1930 and ’31 we have found the old spirit returning. Our boys were out to win in every game, and our fighting spirit made other teams think twice before predicting the outcome of a game. Belleville was our first conference foe. After trailing in the first half our boys showed their quality by coming back in the last half and defeating Belleville, score 21-19. Anyone who missed that game certainly consider it a loss for it was nick and tuck from beginning to end. Wood River was the next team of the conference to be defeated by our five. Again we displayed the old fighting spirit by coming from behind in the first half to defeat Wood River, score 27-11. For the next several games our boys seemed to be unable to click and failed to win a game until we encountered Western. This was another thriller. Alton High won after an overtime period, score 26-24. This was a hard fought game from start to finish. k________________ _____ ___ J Z. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE_________________£ SixtyUpon our next encounter with Belleville our boys were defeated in the last few seconds of play, score 15-16. It was a hard game to lose but it was a clean-played and interesting game. After taking the short end of a 24 to 15 score in our first conference game, with Granite City, we were again defeated by a score of 31 to 35. Our boys seemed unable to get started until the second quarter. Then we gave Granite City plenty to worry about. Our next game was called a big upset but it also showed the quality of boys we had on our team. We led Collinsville, one of the teams considered as champion of our conference, throughout the entire game and defeated them 26-25 This showing redeemed our boys for the first showing against Collinsville in which we were defeated by the largest score of the season, 42-17. East St. Louis was our next victim. We defeated East Side by a score of 24-16. This was a very good game and again showed that our boys could play good ball. East Side had defeated us the first time by a score of 34 to 29. Western again received defeat at the hands of Alton High by a score of 37-18. This was a very easy victory considering the previous score of 26-24 in our first game. Coach Jackson had great expectations from our boys this season, and several times he was greatly pleased by their showing. The conference this year was a very tight race and ended in a three-way tie. Alton High deserves some credit for our boys defeated two of the teams composing the tie. Coach Jackson loses three members of his 1931 squad—Hale, Brewer, and Oetken. Basketball Season Scores Belleville Opponent 19 Alton 21 Wood River 11 27 ‘Granite City 24 15 ‘Collinsville .42 . .17 East St. Louis V . 29 ‘Edwardsville 26 . .23 Madison 25 20 Western 24 26 ‘Belleville . .. 16 . 15 • ‘Wood River 10 36 Granite City 35 . .31 Collinsville 25 26 ‘East St. Louis 16 . .24 Edwardsville 33 24 ‘Madison 29 21 ‘Western 18 37 ‘Granite City 31 27 418 ‘Games played at home. “Tournament game. 419 THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SixtvoneTENNIS TEAMS Bottom Row: Mary Lib McKinney, Helen Beall, Marguerite Turner, Miss McCaus- land. Coach. Second Roue Enos Campbell, Charles Nisbett, Webster Brainerd, Eugene Campbell, Mr. Hainline, Coach. GIRLS’ TENNIS—FALL OF 1930 In the fall Tennis schedule the Girls’ team, coached by Miss McCausland, set a rapid pace but were nosed out of first place by Belleville. Our girls came through the season with only one defeat in the singles and ditto in the doubles. Belleville lost no games in either division. Alton’s loss in both singles and doubles was in the first game of the fall season and naturally our stock sank rapidly at the time. However, Coach McGiusland gave the girls a new set of rules for practice work and the results were surprising. BOYS' TENNIS—SPRING OF 1931 The same crew of boys, who a year ago gave Tennis a revival as a live sport in Alton High School, have been at the racquet game again. Mr. Hainline is coach. This year Enos Campbell has taken care of the singles matches. He has lost only one set to Braun of Belleville. The said Braun placed second in the State meet. We are grooming Enos for conference champion next year. The doubles have been played by Eugene Campbell and Charles Nisbett. We defeated Edwardsville, Belleville, Granite City, Wood River, and Madison. We lost to Collinsville and East St. Louis. We finished the conference schedule in second and third places in singles and doubles, respectively. GIRLS' TENNIS-SPRING OF 1931 Our girls doubles have not seen as successful a season this spring as they had last fall. They have, however, gone 50-50 on their schedule—winning from East St. Louis, Granite City, and Wood River, but losing to Collinsville, Edwardsville, and Belleville. Marguerite Turner and Helen Beall compose our doubles team. Mary Lib McKinney gave Alton a tie with Collinsville, and Belleville for singles championship. Lib went through the season with wins over Belleville, Edwardsville, East St. Louis, Granite City, and Wood River -losing the one set of games to Collinsville. Sixty-two TRACK TEAM Bottom Row: Orr, Stolp, Gary, Delfo, Hale, Cantrill, Wilson. Top Row: Kodros, Byford, Karns, Beebe, Schuessler, Coach Jackson. Track, Track as a sport with us still remains at a low ebb. For a number of years practically no school interest has been shown in this sport. However, last school year Coach Jackson put forth the preliminary movement toward rebuilding or building a new track squad, and reviving a “track" sense among students of Alton High. List year "Jack" hoped to do enough in track that 1931 would produce some winners. Some results have been achieved this year—Hale having won first place in the broad jump at Edwardsville in a quadrangular meet. Hale also won second place in the high jump and third place in the discus throw. In the triangular meet at Granite City a second place was won by Ellis Smith in the pole vault. Wood River and Granite City were the other schools in this meet. All of the remainder of the track squad have participated in two or more meets this year. We have had entrants in the following track events: 100, 220, 440 yard dashes; the half mile and mile runs; the high and broad jump; in the pole vault; javelin and discus throws; and in the shot put. This June will see the end of track career for Hale, Smith, Stolp, Gary, and Byford. This leaves a fair number, around which next year Coach Jackson hopes to build a bigger and better track squad. THE TATLER OF NINETE: Sixty-three Test of Character The coarse and uncultured individual is likely to gloat over a victory and sulk over a defeat. If his team wins, he scoffs at his friends who supported the losers. He engages in the irritating practice of “rubbing it in." If his team loses, he is surly and ill-tempered, abusing the defeated players or questioning the fairness of the contest. The person of careful social training and genuine refinement shows the marks of superiority in such a time of victory or defeat. If victory is his lot, he is graceful and considerate, saying or doing nothing that could wound the feelings of those who are suffering disappointment. If he is the loser, he takes the misfortune calmly and good naturedly, for he has learned that poise is the very essence of good breeding. Thus it is that a contest or a crisis furnishes a test of character. It is a test of social training. In many cases feeling runs high. When the result, so long awaited, becomes known, there will, of course, be a feeling of exultation in the hearts of those who find themselves on the winning side, and there will be bitter disappointment for those who lose. But, whether a winner or a loser, you can demonstrate the quality of your character by conducting yourself in the presence of your late opponents with courtesy, moderation and poise. f OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY —Selected Sixty-fourOrganizationsJEANNE WEBE i SOITORWCHUT BUS!Ness. NELSON ASH AOV. MGR.. ART LUTHE U. MHENS ?AClKTyADM£R, STENOMAPHtR Sixty-fiveRED AND GRAY STAFF Weir Brown, Mary Lib McKinney, Nelle Bigham, Rosemary Swain, Hugh Sargent, Ed Fischer, Helen Kane, Hugh Harris, Jeanne Giberson, Abe Osipe, Virden La Marsh, lone Nickens, Miss Rutledge, Wilma Bruck, Adolph Schuessler, Roe Watson, Granville Lemonds, Helen Leffler, Frank Waide, Frank Boals, Howard Kestner, Lafayette Reid, Philip Youngberg, Harold Neuhaus, Harlan Metcalfe, Charles Nisbett. Sixty-sixFirst Row: Lelia Springman, Mary Cornelius, Mary Lib McKinney, Lydia Brueg- man, Lucille Springman, Harriet PfeifFenberger, Jeanne Weber, Alice Cruze, Rosamond Sinclair, Susan Olmstead, Rosemary Swain. Second Row Rose Rosenthal, Eleanor Warner, Loretta Henry, Marguerite Huebner, Wilma Moore, Virginia Beneke, Margaret Marr, Dorothy Jackson, Diamanta Venardos. Third Row: George Kittenger, Harlan Metcalfe, Weir Brown, Granville Lemonds, Harold Neuhaus, Hugh Harris, Lloyd Alldredge, Nelson Ash, Hugh Sargent, Fay Brewer. Rational Honor Society No honor conferred by Alton High School excels that of membership in the National Honor Society, and few achievements during the student's high school career retain their merit in later life as does this one. Founded upon the principles of scholarship, character, leadership, and service, this organization strives to uphold the ideals of the school. Each semester the faculty elects as members of the organization not more than fifteen percent of the 4-1 class, all of whom must rank in the upper third of their class scholastically. However, this requirement is subordinate to the others in estimating the eligibility of the student. Since the Honor Society was founded four years ago, one hundred three have become members. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE_______fa Sivty-serenFirst Row: Haskell Vessell, Roe Watson, Russel Logan, Howard Karns, Cyrus Fischer, Norbert White, Gus Kodros, Stanley Edsall. Second Row: Mr. Wood, Winfred Fones, Frank Cantrill, Ellis Smith, Tom Harris, Leroy McPherson, James O’Neil, Harold Neuhaus, Charles Nisbett, Hugh Harris. Boys’ Cabinet Howard Karns..............................................President Charles Nisbett . . Vice President Ellis Smith............................................Secy.-Treas. This organization was formed in January, 1928. It consists of two boys from each class. AIM: To focus student opinion, to build school spirit and loyalty, to encourage beneficial activities, and to serve the school. Enos Campbell, Rex Gary, Marsh Howard, and Ward Stallings are members of this group whose pictures do not appear. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Sixty-eight First Row: Mary Ann McManus, Marguerite Turner, Marjorie Beall, Jeanne Giberson, Helen Stevenson, Jean Cousley, Eleanor Winter. Second Roto: Marcella Kortkamp, Elinor Garretson, Harriet Pfeiffenberger, Alice Worden, Kathleen Miller, Mary Lib McKinney, Lucille Springman. Girls’ Auxiliary The Girls’ Auxiliary Council, started in 1928, was organized for the purpose of performing any service required of them, for our school. Members always act as big sisters to the girls of the Freshman class. The goal is to raise the morale of the girl student body to the highest possible standard. THE TATj-ER OF NINETEEN _HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Sixty-nineFirst Row: Dorothy Dodge, Ray Bunyan, Jay Delano, Clarence Herndon, Frank Pickard, Lee Harlow, Charles Stahl, Virgil Foster, Ray Boster, Leroy Naughton, Leonard Shearburn. Second Row: Herman Peek, Robert Pfeiffer, Arthur Mahoney, Ronald Klaus, Cyrus Fischer, Lafayette Reid, Ceroid Turner, Dewain Nevins, Wesley Sondles, Mr. Porter. Third Row: Irvin Thompson, Winfred Fones, William Roller, Virgil Cooke, Edwin Jackson, Paul Clapp. Boys’ Glee Club The 1930'31 Boys’ Glee Club, under the direction of Mr. Porter, enjoyed a very successful year. New and interesting numbers were taken up with many collegiate tunes. Late in the season the Boy’s combined with the entire Girls’ chorus and glee club to present “The Emperor’s Clothes,” a comic opera. The club also appeared on the program of East St. Louis at the annual Teachers’ Institute. The May Festival held this year at Belleville was also attended. The Boys' Glee Club officially adopted a uniform letter and sweater of blue and white. Jay Delano, Virgil Foster, Irwin Thompson, Winfred Fones, Frank Pickard, Lee Harlow, Charles Stahl, Ray Boster, Clarence Herndon, Ronald Klaus, and Virgil Cook were lost from its ranks by different reasons. Dorothy Dodge proved to be an efficient accompanist for the club. Seventy JFirst Row: Miss Kagy, Lucy Byford, Mary Ann McManus, Doris Doyle, Mary Cornelius, Lillian Tyner, Wilma Bruck, Virginia Brainerd, Willanette Groves, Joyce Cook, Eleanor Langham. Second Roto: Della Day, Virginia Hancock, Alice Mayes, Evelyn McCalley, Dorothy Jackson, Dorothy Ells, Virginia Benecke, Matilda Wright, Reba Watts. Third Row: Dorothy Ruth, Anna Mae Weigant, Virginia Stiles, Marjorie Muessel, Marguerite Huebner, Elsie Adams, Helen Stevenson. Girls' Glee Club This is the third year for the Girls' Glee Club at Alton High School. The organization is proving successful. The club has appeared in many outside activities as well as school activities. It has given several concerts in the school assemblies and has appeared before the teachers' meeting in East St. Louis. It also sang in the Music Festival in Belleville. The Girls' Glee Club, combined with the Boys' Glee Club gave the Operetta, "The Emperor's Clothes," on May 15, 1931. Miss Virginia Kagy, director, Miss Dorothy Ruth accompanist. THE TATTER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Sntnty me First Row: Rosamond Sinclair, Rosemary Swain, Lydia Bruegman, Wilma Bruck, Nelle Bigham, Susan Olmstead, Mary Lib McKinney. Second Row: Eleanor Warner, lone Nickens, Wilma Moore, Jeanne Weber, Dia- manta Venardos, Jeanne Giberson, Frank Boals. Third Row: Miss Rutledge, Fay Brewer, Nelson Ash, Lafayette Reid, Granville Lemonds, Philip Youngberg, Hugh Sargent, Frank Waide. Fourth Row: Roe Watson, Edward Fischer, Howard Kestner, Mr. Myers, Charles Nisbett, Harlan Metcalfe, Weir Brown. Quill and Scroll Weir Brown............................................... President Eleanor Warner. Vice President Lydia Bruegman. . Secy.-Treas. Membership in the Lovejoy Cnapter of Quill and Scroll is obtained through out' standing literary work on either the school paper or the annual. The purpose of the society is to encourage and reward individual achievements in journalism. The chapter is one of the two honorary societies at Alton High School and it is a coveted honor to be elected into the society. The sponsors are Miss Rutledge and Mr. Myers. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE D Snrnrvfu oFirst Row: Jeanne Giberson, Katherine Cousley, Jean Cousley, Mary Lib McKinney, Harriet Pfeiffenberger, Mary Cornelius, Willanette Groves, Alice Cruze. Second Row: Helen Lefiler, Melvin McManus, Adolph Schuessler, Harold Neuhaus, Hubert Knight, Granville Lemonds, Willa Wiseman. Third Row: Leroy McPherson, Edwin Jackson, Harlan Metcalfe, Hugh Harris, James O’Niel, William Birney, Robert Miller, Frank Waide. Dramatic Club Membership in the Dramatic Club is obtained through tryouts. This year, the sixth of its existence, the club was composed of twenty-five members. To aid in the development of the dramatic ability of its members, one-act plays or short sketches presented at the regular meetings were produced, directed, and played by the students. The Dramatic Club gave two plays this year. The first, a mystery-thriller, “The Cat and the Canary," was presented December 5, 1930. The other play, "Adam and Eva," a light drama, was given March 27, 1931. Both of these plays were under the direction of Miss Mildred Rutledge. J THE TATLER OF NINETEEN 1-ftJNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE SeventythrecFirst Row Margaret Marr, Shirley Wittels, Margaret Farris, Rosamond Sinclair, Mary Lib McKinney, Eugenia Smith, Katherine Cousley, Jeanne Hale, Rosemary Swain. Second Row: Lois Lemen, Virginia Benecke, Helen Leffler, Harriet Pfeiffenberger, Willa Wiseman, Jeanne Weber, Diamanta Venardos, Jane Allen, Miss Phillips. Third Row: Lafayette Reid, Maurice Geigel, LeRoy McPherson. French Club The French Club has been organized at the Alton High School since 1929. It has been under the capable sponsorship of Miss Emma Phillips. All members of the French III and IV classes who make a grade of “C” or above are eligible for membership. The purpose is to promote an active interest in the study of French through the knowledge of the literature and characteristics of the French People. Features of the programs, which have been held twice each month have been speakers, slides, and games. Seventy'fourFirst Row: Patricia Swain, Lorene Mabry, Melba Cooper, Christine Hale, Alice Worden, Doris Taylor, Mildred Berner, Ruth Paul, Harriet Koehne, Miss Machm. Second Roto. Emmett Nelson, Dewain Nevins, Eugene Christoe, Edward Pancoast, Raymond Boster, Arthur Ritcher, Dick Swain, Jack Roadhouse, James Harmon. Latin Club Alice Worden............................................... President Robert Harms............................................Vice President Nelle Gere.........................................Secretary-Treasurer Miss Machin....................................................Sponsor The Latin Club was organized in February, 1930. There have been twenty-five members since that time. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Seventy-fii First Row: Patricia Swain, Marjorie Kelly, JeanneTJething, JeanjCousley, Jeanne Giberson, Virginia Wright, Nellie White, Selma Shapiro. Second Row: Marguerite Turner, Violet Bauer, Alice Worden, Elinor Garretson, Shirley Stiles, Harriet Stowell, Juanita Otis. Third Row: Melba Cooper, Lorene Mabry, Dorothy Jackson, Doris Taylor, Helen Beall, Helen Worden, Elizabeth Wright, Lucille Springman, Miss McCausland. Girls' Athletic Association The Girls' Athletic Association was organized by Miss Mary Sutton in 1928, and has been successfully sponsored by Miss Letha McCausland for the past two years. The purpose of the club shall be to stimulate interest in girls athletics and gymnastics, and to standardize and promote ideals of health and sportsmanship. There were a dozen letters awarded to those having sufficient points. h THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Seventy'Six First Row: Melvin McManus, Kenneth Mundell, Forrest Cook, Leo Brandstetter, Lucien Winter, James Walker, Eugene Campbell. Second Row: LeRoy McPherson, Larry Hale, William Eisenreich, Robert Siglock, Jack Thorpe, Harry Haynes. Third Row: Fay Brewer, Ellis Smith, Charles Schwartz, Webster Brainerd, Coach Jackson. A” Club The "A" Club was organized in 1930 under the supervision of Mr. Raymond Jackson. The club organized with twenty-six members. PURPOSE: To encourage sportsmanlike conduct and fair play in all Alton Hi contests and activities; to formulate and enforce the general rules governing the display of letters and athletic awards; to encourage boys to come out for all branches of athletics. Annually a banquet is’held for the Alumni of the Old Alton Hi members. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDPED AND THIRTY-ONE ScventyscvcnFirst Row: Haskell Vessell, Lafayette Reid, Raymond Boster, Howard Karns, Robert Gunnison, George Butler, Tom Abbott. Second Row: Roe Watson, Louis Leady, Frank Waide, Warren Orr, Frank Cantrill. Third Row: Mr. Ihne, Cyrus Fischer, James O'Niel, Hugh Harris, LeRoy McPher- son, Tom Harris. m-r ciub Thomas Abbott. . . President Arthur Henderson.......................................Vice President Haskel Vessel...............................................Secretary Robert Gunnison.............................................Treasurer The Hi-Y is a junior Y. M. C. A. organization for high school boys. A prospective member must be a sophomore before he is eligible for election into the club. PURPOSE: To create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community, high standards of Christian character. PLATFORM: Clean speech, clean sports, clean living, and clean scholarship. E TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Severn y-eighl First Row: Marjorie Kelley, Patricia Swain, Rosemary Swain, Jeanne Gething, Jean Cousley, Christine Hale, Elizabeth Wright, Evelyn Huish, Myra Williams, Mar' garet Marr, Jane Gunnison, Ethel Morgan. Second Row: Melba Cooper, Lorene Mabry, Jeanne Giberson, Rosamond Sinclair, Lucille Springman, Elizabeth Whittleman, Virginia Wright, Juanita Otis, Mabel Smith. Third Row: Minnie Youngblood, Doris Taylor, Alice Worden, Alice Mayes, Helen Worden, Virginia Benecke, Matilda Wright, Corine Fisher, Nellie White. Girl Reserves Dorothy Spaniol.......................................President Vivian Stritmatter...............................Vice President Vernell McKinney. Secretary Mary Louise Helmick...................................Treasurer The Girl Reserves of this school have enjoyed many activities during the past year. The club meetings are held on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Once a month a pot-luck supper is enjoyed at the Y. W. C. A. The main projects are to raise $50.00 for the new Y. W. C. A., and service work. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE ScvcntvnmcFirst Row: Frank Vozak, Helen Breyfogle, Helen Green, Elaine Blunt, Pearl Mitchel, Lorene Mabry, Mary Louise Helmick, Pauline Ross, Rose Rosenthal, Rosamond Sinclair, George Etter. Second Row: Arthur Ritcher, John Olmstead, Lucian Evans, Glen Borman, Frank Boals, Nelson Horn, Robert Gunnison, Mathew Horn. Third Row: James Barker, Harold Schoeffel, Tom Head. Orchestra The orchestra was first organized in 1924. It has had a steady growth, especially since we entered this building. This school year has seen the largest number in the orchestra in its history. For two years the orchestra has had a regular hour in the curriculum. The orchestra has appeared at every local school function throughout the school year. It has played at the Teachers’ Institute at East St. Louis on April 9, and at the Music Festival held in Belleville on May 1.First Row: Frank Koukle, Edward Fischer, Phillip Youngberg, Louis Veltjes, Albert Favre, Abe Osipe, Nelson Horn, Joseph Reau, Norland Henderson, Arthur Ritcher, Lafayette Reid. Second Row: Mr. Porter, Murrel Muessel, Marcus Youngberg, Harold Schoeffel, Junior Nowatne, Eugene Tate, Earl Bergesch, Curtis Keidel, Glen Borman, Lewis Jenkins, Thomas Head. Third Row: James Harmon, Lucien Evans, Henry Coffler, Emmet Nelson, Leland Lenard, Ray Borman, Arthur Long, Forrest Cook, James Barker, Weir Borwn, Mathew Horn. Band Ray Borman . President Glen Borman...............................................Vice President Thomas Head.................................................Secy.-Treas. Nelson Horn....................................................Librarian The Alton High School band grew out of an instrumental class, composed of a number of students and teachers, which was taught some ten years ago by C. S. Porter. The class met after school for a year. A band was organized the next year which has grown and improved and is again under the conductorship of C. S. Porter, director of instrumental music throughout the city schools. Mr. Porter lists as requirements for the band a liking for the better class of music and a desire to become proficient on an instrument. The band played at the football and basketball games, the all-school carnival, and many other school and civic alfairs. Eighty-one First Row: Velma Griesbaum, Virginia Page, Maxine Elliott, Charles Ruedin, Muriel Davidson, Clark Seago, Rose Rosenthal, Glennon Miessner, Fae Roemer, John Hack, Celeste Close, Kenneth Wolfe, Lucille Richey, Harry French, Mildred Rink, Marie Weisscr.fluh, Pauline Lintz. Second Roto: Hazel Stilwell, Charlotte Overath, Pauline French, Addie Mae Howard, Pearl Mitchell, Mildred Wilson, Eleanor Weiss, Olus Graves, Lydia Bruegman, Reba Watts, Mary Cornelius, Vivian Stritmatter. Third Row Edith Sheets, Loretta Henry, Nellie Saunders, Dean Clark, Rose Ziegenfuss, Alice Plager, Wilma Moore, Virginia Harper, Audrey Elliott, Alma Wyman. B. S. T. Club John Hack....................................................President Loretta Henry...........................................Vice President Wilma Moore...............................................Secy.-Treas. This organization, under the sponsorship of Miss Lydia Hackman, Miss Olga Barth' olomew, and Mr. Julius Marti, was formed in September, 1930. It is strictly a commercial club, its interests including bookkeeping, shorthand, and typewriting for which it was named. It meets every two weeks and after each business meeting a program is enjoyed. It tends to promote a high interest to students in this department of work and to make accomplished workers of them. Eighty'twoFirst Row: Harriet Koehne, Mary Howd, Marjorie Muessel, Elizabeth Delfo, Pauline Ross, Elizabeth Lynn, Hilda Brown. Second Row: Ralph Scheffel, Mathew Horn, William Eisenreich, Miss Williamson, Abe Osipe, Harold Neuhaus, Virden La Marsh, Harlan Schumacher, Robert Schaller. Third Row: Harold Fields, George Staten, Tracy Delfo, Joseph Kercher, Joseph Voss, Warren Orr. Art Club Tracy Delfo . Warren Orr. Pauline Ross. Hilda Brown . President Vice President . . Secretary . . Treasurer The Art Club was organized in October, 1930, under the sponsorship of Miss Williamson. The purpose of the club is the promotion of all worthy art activities within the school. During the past year the club has had a membership of twenty-four. Not in picture—Comfort Smith. Eightythrer First Row;. Della Day, Marjorie Kelly, Pat Swain, Jean Cousley, Jeanne Gething, Lucille Tyner, Wilma Brack. Second Row: Violet Bauer, Melba Cooper, Jeanne Giberson, Marguerite Turner, Nellie White, Margaret Marr, Sally Flynn. Third Row: Dorothy Richter, Juanita Otis, Dorothy Jackson, Rosemary Swain, Katherine Cousley. Fourth Row: Elizabeth Wright, Reba Watts, Doris Taylor, Dorothy Ells. Fifth Row: Helen Worden, Peg McCarthy, Paige Munger. Sixth Row: Helen Beall. P. E. P. Della Day Wilma Bruck . Melba Cooper Jeanne Gething . President Vice President Secretary-T reasurer Seargent General The Pep Club, sponsored by Miss Letha McCausland, was organized in 1930 by thirty-five girls attending high school. The purpose of this club is to encourage the school spirit during any games. All girls belonging to the organization are required to wear a specified white outfit while attending all games. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-QNE Eighty'four First Row: Mary Cornelius, Evelyn Huish, Rosamond Sinclair, Mary Lib McKinney, Shirley Wittels, Rosemary Swain, Willanette Groves. Second Row: Willa Wiseman, Marjorie Suhre, Helen Leffler, Marguerite Huebner, Loretta Henry, Jeanne Weber, Lois Lemen. Third Row: Mr. Marti, Hugh Sargent, Lafayette Reid, Granville Lemonds, Weir Brown, Maurice Wade, Tom Abbott. Fourth Row: Frank Boals, Harold Neuhaus, Maurice Geigel, Lester Drew, Frank Waide. Gavel Club Granville Lemonds.........................................President Hugh Sargent.........................................Vice President Mary Cornelius, Shirley Wittels...........................Secretary Julius Marti................................................Adviser The Gavel Club was formed in September, 1930, in order to help fill the need for speech training in Alton High School. It was early decided that formal debate would be of little value in developing pleasing and effective habits, so the meetings were given over to a series of practice talks. The chief elements stressed in the study of public speaking were voice, a popular appeal, and mutual, mental, and physical relaxation. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Eighty'fil'eSeated: Lucille Springman, Hugh Harris, Mildred Forwood, James O'Neil, Fannie Peek, Charles Nisbett, Nelson Ash. Standing: Norbert White, George Kittenger, Lucian Evans, Harold Beattie, Hugh Sargent, Richard Schwab, Lloyd Alldredge. Slide Rule Club The slide rule is a small mechanical device which will perform many numerical c.fV. culations, such as multiplication, division, raising to a power and extracting i oof hy the simple adjustment of a sliding scale. Its scales are based on logarithues which in turn are based upon the theory of exponents used in simple algebraic expressions. Slide, rules are used either as checks or numerical calculations involving very large or intricate ex-pressions or for the actual performing of such where speed as well as accuracy is desired. The rules are correct to the first three places in a number and the simple adjusting of a rule is a time saver on these operations. NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Eighty-sixMr. Schaeffer, John Olmstead, Melvin McManus, Leonard Sellier, Kenneth Buck-strup, Frederick Theen, Frank Schmidt, Robert Miller, Howard Landiss, Allen Autery. Archery Club The Archery Club was started to give the boys of Alton High School a new type of recreation. Archery builds the shoulder muscles and teaches the boys how to use a bow and how to care for it. Archery is a new sport in schools and is rapidly growing. Eighty'sewnFirst Row: Ada Patton, Virginia Bryant, Evelyn Gerbig, Roberta Ferguson, Margaret Faris, Jeanne Gething, Lucy Byford, Nathalie Gardner, Miss Lowry. Second Roto Clinton Bosley, Dorothy Ruth, Joseph Voss, Catherine Handler, Maurice Geigel, Minerva Kieselhorst, Elmer Rothang. Contemporary Literary Club Maurice Geigel..................................... President Lucy Byford . . v ice President Patricia Fairbanks. Sec'ty-Treas. The Contemporary Literary club was organized the second semester of 1931. The purpose of the club is to discuss writings of the twentieth century only. The club consists of juniors and seniors. Miss Nancy Lowry is sponsor of the club. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-QNE Eij trv-eiglit “The Boomerang Senior Play Presented by Class of January 1931 Preston De Witt......... Mr. Stone............... Grace Tyler . Guest at Party.......... Harley........... Marion Sumner . Virginia Xelva. . Budd Woodbridge . Dr. Gerald Sumner....... Mrs. Creighton Woodbridge. Irvin Thompson . Robert Siglocl( Mary Cornelius . Gerald Dalton Hugh Harris Paige Munger Katherine Cousley Winfred Fones Harold Ffeuhaus Harriet Pfeiffenberger FJot in picture: Weir Brown, Lucille Springman, and Ray Duffey Business Manager and Assistant........................Abe Osipe and Jeanne Keefe Coach..............................................................Miss Ethel El Property Manager and Assistant. . Forrest Cool( and Red ley Asbloclj Class Sponsors................................. Miss Williamson and Mr. Stallings THE TATLER OF ' NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE Eightymine c------------------------------O This year all clubs organized in school, with the exception of three, have group pictures in the Tatler. The three clubs which do not appear in the boo are: Home Eco nomics Club; Advanced Scout Club; Order of Gregg Artists. J------------------------------O THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE J HinayFeaturesSEPTEMBER 2. Our ship set sail for its 1930T931 voyage. 960 pupils came bouncing in—for work? 3. First assembly. Miss Maguire led the singing. First football practice with 125 out. 7- Crowe Reed, '30, killed in an automobile accident in Denver, Colorado. 15. Our new principal, Mr. C. C. Hanna, arrived. 17- Supt. Curtis installed Mr. Hanna as principal of Alton High School. Mr. Gilson Brown gave a talk in keeping with Constitution Week. 22. Began to take Tatler pictures. Girls tennis teams lost to Belleville. 23. Faculty dinner at Dixcel Motor Lodge. 26. First issue of Red and Gray distributed. “A" Club initiated new members. 29. Girls Tennis teams defeated Collinsville. OCTOBER 1. Our football field to be lighted. Cheer leaders tried out. 3. Turner, La Marsh, Jackson and Haynes were selected as our "Cheer leaders.” 4. Our first football game at St. Charles.—Night football. We lost 6-0. 8. First Pep meeting for the football team. Girls defeated East St. Louis in Tennis. 9. Miss Lowry spoke to Quill and Scroll on her trip to Europe. 10. Mr. Freeman’s Chemistry I and II classes had an outing. 11. We played Wood River a tie game. 14. Mrs. Rice spoke before Economics Club. 15. Mrs. Henderson spoke in assembly. Girls Tennis teams defeated Collinsville there. 17. Belleville here at night. They won 13-0. 20. Red and Gray treasure hunt. Pep club organized. 22. Girls Glee Club in assembly. Election of 4-1 officers. 23. "A” club banquet. 25. Collinsville here. Tie game 6-6. 27. Girls tennis teams at Wood River. We won. Debate Club elected officers. NOVEMBER 1. Football game—Alton 0. East St. Louis 27- 5. Tatler Assembly. 6. Tatler subscription drive. 8. Football game—Alton-0. Granite City-19. 10. Assembly celebrating Armistice Day. 11. Armistice Day. 12. Report Cards. 13. St. Louis Symphony Concert. Assembly 6th hour. Lieut. Hinton. First meeting of Commercial Club. 14. First distribution of ballots for popularity contest. Pep Club members received new sweaters. 15. Football game at Edwardsville. 19. Banquet of National Honor Society at Stratford. Students in music representing Alton go to Champaign. Football game at Madison. Essay Contest. Ninety-one 20. Red and Gray out. Press Conference 20-22. 24. Snow. Announcement of Tatler payment plan. 26. Assembly 8th hour. Pep meeting. Parade 7:30. 27. Thanksgiving Day. Western game. 28. No school. 3. Shurtleff Glee Clubs sang in Assembly. 5. Dramatic club play "The Cat and the Canary.” Fingernails sure suffered. 6. Faculty game—Alton beat Wood River (17-15). 8. Hi-Y induction. 10. Boys Glee Club in assembly. 11. Installation of Minute Men. 16. Faculty team lost to Wood River. 17. Business men’s quartet. Latin club presented a Christmas play. Football and tennis letters awarded. 19. Miss Paul’s room presented "On a Christmas Morning.” We beat Belleville. 23. Christmas program. Miss Ferguson read Christmas story. Display of gifts. 31. Tatler Staff goes to St. Louis. 6. Basketball team went to Wood River and won 27-11. 9. Scandal issue of Red and Gray out. Granite City beat us 24-15. 14. National Honor Society Induction in assembly. 16. We played Collinsville at Alton and lost 42-17. 17. Basketball team went to East St. Louis to be beaten 34-29. 18. Baccalaureate Service, Rev. Robert Hall Atchison delivered the sermon. 19. Senior Class presented “The Boomerang.” 20. Senior banquet at Stratford. After banquet seniors were guests at Alton—Edwards- ville basketball game. 21. 4-1’s entertained 4-2’s with a Kid party. Balloons and everything. 22. Graduating class went to Springfield. 23. Commencement. Program by the students. 26. Second semester began. School all day. 30. Belleville team beat Alton 17-15. 3. Basketball game with Wood River, Alton victory. 4. Induction of new Quill and Scroll members; Quill and Scroll banquet at Stratford. 10. Cooking Demonstration. Basketball, Collinsville and Alton 25-26. 11. G. A. A. Show, Activity Period. 13. Basketball game with East St. Louis. 17. Basketball game with Western. 18. Band played for assembly. 20. Results of contest announced in Red and Gray. Basketball game with Edwardsville. 24. Basketball game with Madison. 25. Rev. Atchison spoke in assembly. DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY Wincty'two 4. 5. 10. 12. 13. 17. 18. 25. 27. MARCH Orchestra in assembly. Granite's old jinx still worked and we lost 31-27- Miss Williamson gave an illustrated lecture on French art. Slides shown on trip to Washington. National Honor Society gave a St. Patrick’s Day party for Quill and Scroll St. Patrick's Day. Quite a good many of Irish present. Boys’ Glee Club in assembly. Rev. R. H. Atchison spoke in assembly. Dramatic Club play presented “Adam and Eva." APRIL 1. Assembly. Mr. Brown spoke. 8. Assembly. 9. French Club Picnic. 13. Girls’Tennis Team versus Edwardsville. A divided victory. Boys won both sets. 17. Red and Gray announced new Honor Society members. New Red and Gray staff announced for next semester. 22. Assembly sponsored by Hi-Y. Mr. J. A. Wolf spoke. 24. School Carnival. 25. District Commercial meet held here. Alton won third place. 27. Girls' Tennis team versus Belleville. Divided victory. Boys Tennis team met Belleville boys. Divided victory. 29. Assembly. Girls' Glee Club. 30. New officers elected for Quill and Scroll. Boys' tennis teams defeated Granite City. MAY 4. Boat Excursion. 5. Assembly—W. D. Armstrong, Composer and pianist. 6. Assembly—Dr. Potter, Speaker. Miss Beckman, Vocalist. Mr. Scovell, Pianist. 8. Assembly—Mrs. Irene Elder Meyer, Mrs. Mary E. Barker, Miss Francis Davis, Miss Alice Davis. 9. Commercial Contest at Jacksonville. Red and Gray Party. 15. Operetta—“Emperor’s Clothes.’’ 27. Quill and Scroll Assembly. JUNE 1. Tatler Distribution. 7- Baccalaureate service. Rev. Warner. 8. Senior Class presents “Oh Kay.” 9. 4-1's gave garden party for 4-2’s. 11. Senior Banquet. 12. Commencement—Mr. Bracken is speaker. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE Ninety-threeWinner - Boys’ Popularity Contest JAMES YOUNG HOLMES “J. Y.” was born in Ridgly, Tennessee, and gained his elementary school education here. Osceola, Arkansas, was the next stop and here J. Y. won football and basketball letters. Last school year was spent in the Poplar Bluff, Missouri, High School where the same sports produced letters as before. Holmes won a football letter here last fall and is a member of the “A" Club. J. Y. defeated three other candidates, namely: Richard Heskett, Leo Brandstetter, and Harry Haynes. ‘ATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE T inetyfourWinner - Girls’ Popularity Contest DELLA DAY Della Day was born in Jerseyville, Illinois. She gained her elementary school education and the first three years of high school in the Jerseyville schools. Della entered A. H. S. last September and has made a host of friends in that time. Della became a candidate of the 4-1 class in the popularity contest. She won over a field of three other contestants, namely: Kitty Cousley, Helen Beall, and Wilma Bruck. Della is a member of the A. H. S. Pep Club and Girls' Glee Club. She participated in six activities at Jerseyville. J inety-fiveWe Introduce Robert William Schaefer “Bobbie” Born October 21, 1930 Bobbie selected Mr. and Mrs. William Schaefer for his parents. The father of this bouncing young lad is a teacher of manual arts. Bobbie was just a little more than five months old when the photographer got this snap of him. All of us wish a life of honor and usefulness to this young man. Young chap: “My girl has the prettiest lips I ever saw." Another: “I’ll put mine against ’em." Sally Flynn: “My sister had a fright yesterday. She had a black spider run up her arm." Bud Klaus: “That's nothing. I had a sewing machine run up the seam of my pants." Mary Lib: “What became of that girl you made love to in the hammock?" Jerry: "We fell out.” Granville: “I saw a sign in a hardware store today, ‘Cast Iron Sinks.’ As though everyone wasn't wise to that." Fay Brewer: “My mother was born in Ireland, my father was born in San Francisco and I was bom in New York." Harry Haynes: “Funny how you all got together, wasn’t it?" Joke Ninety-sixClass Will I, Jay Delano, do hereby bequeath my good looks to "Peanuts" Snyder. I, Susan Olmstead, do will my chewing gum to anyone who shaU be in Mr. Marti's study hall next semester. I, Billy Ranft, bequeath my superfluous obesity to "Weinie" La Marsh. I, Web Brainerd, do bequeath my height to Robert Wadlow. I, Mary Lib McKinney, do hereby bequeath Jerry Turner to Virginia Stiles. 1, Harlan Metclafe, do will my correct use of English to Granville Lemonds for his use in college. I, Jeanne Weber, bequeath my rights to J. Y. to Viola Reynolds. I, Fannie Peek, do hereby bequeath my brother Herman to the care of Helen Beall. I, Lois Lemen, bequeath my love for Rudy Vallee to Tracy Delfo. I, Lorna Newell, do will my golden locks to Miss Ada Klump. 1, Jeanne Hale, bequeath my tenth hour to my dear sister Christine. I, Irvin Thompson, do will all my knowledge to the Freshmen in order that they may not have to stay in school any longer than I have. I, Harold Beattie, leave my logarithm book to Bill Brunner. I, Ed. Berry, leave my boisterousness to Jimmy Hyndman. I, Fay Brewer, bequeath my personality to Byron Martin. I, Lundun Cannon, will my "Pepsodent Smile" to Boyd Beeby. I, Harold Schindewolf, do bequeath my ability to ask questions to Ed. Hogue. 1, Shirley Wittels, do will by sophistication to Marie Murphy. 1, Earl Carter, do bequeath my ability to direct playgrounds to David Nicholas. I, Celeste Close, will my bottle of peroxide to Minnie Youngblood. I, Georgia Fuller, do bequeath my overweight to Mary Malone. I, Harry Haynes, do hereby bequeath my popularity to John Olmstead. I, Hilda Putze, do leave my curly hair to Jean Cousley. I, Lois Carlton, do hereby bequeath my poise to Dorothy Ells. I, Hilda Treadway, do will my late hours to Doris Taylor. I, Margaret Huebner, do bequeath my lipstick to Sally Flynn. I, Mildred Forwood, will my giggles to Marcella Kortkamp. I, Corenne Fisher, will my ability as an “apple knocker" to Marjory Kelly. I, Nelson Ash, will my last penny to the one who needs it more than I. I, Margaret Marr, will my book of etiquette to Marjorie Beall. I, Diamanta Venardos, will my blue eyes to Elsie Adams. I I, Kenneth Wolf, do bequeath my position as typewriter mover to John Hack. I, Rosamond Merriman, do hereby bequeath my laconic method of preserving my dramatic voice to "E. J.” Jackson. 1, Della Day, do will my ability as a model to Helen Worden. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIR7 J inrty'sevenI I, Conrad Roemer, will my knowledge of Sociology to "Red" Pfeiffer. I, Kenneth Mundell, do bequeath my track ability to Larry Hale. I, Lydia Bruegman, bequeath my “suppressed desire" to Frances Yager. I, La Verne Maxeiner, do will my loud mouth to Paul Clapp. I, Reba Watts, do hereby bequeath my temperamental reactions to Mary Louise Helmick. I, Virginia Flory, do leave my powerful voice to Jeanne Gething. I, lone Nickens, will my typing ability to Nettie Kaeser. I, Lyle Brickey, do bequeath my excuses for tardiness to Larry Hale. I, Ben Dorsey, bequeath my ability to get adds to the future business manager of the Tatler. Class Prophecy The Alton High School decided that in order to prove its greatness it would be necessary to keep records of the deeds that her graduates were doing. When the class of 1931 returned to its Alma Mater in 1941 for its decennial banquet the following people had accomplished these distinguished positions in their life’s work. Wilma Moore is serving as bookkeeper and stenographer at the One Minute Lunch Room on College Avenue. Rudy Fisher is pastor of the Congregational Church at Brighton, 111. Ray Borman has become a highly respected dog catcher in New York. Willanette Groves is an electrocutionist—(well-er-maybe we haven’t spelled it right.) Lloyd Alldredge has made the most of his talents and is one of our leading poets of the day. Harriet Koehne, having always sympathized with Latin students, has become a publisher of Latin “ponies.” Harlan Metcalfe is indeed flourishing as one of the city’s best garbage collectors. Rose Rosenthal has become a well-known concert violinist. Edward Fischer is still bringing laughs by cartooning Mutt and Jeff in the place of his uncle Bud Fischer. Elwood Cox has become the chief instructor of the Ned Wayburne School of Dancing. Evelyn Waggoner is rapidly gaining fame as a tester of Beauty Rest Mattresses. Mike Winter, scorning warmer climes, has become a fur trader in Alaska. Willa Wiseman is teaching students how to be nonchalant in embarrassing moments. Viola Wessel has become an understudy to “One-Eyed Conley." Maurice Wade, a peanut vender, has become a well-known character around town. Clarence Herndon has just refused the position of President of the United States because there is no chance for advancement. f{inetytight _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Lelia Springman and Ethel Dillow are hostesses to the “Pep it Up" night club in New York. Rosemary Swain is winning over many an audience as a contortionist. Leila Apple is a well liked English teacher. She does not believe in giving tests or having the students give book reports. Robert Mortland is a renowned member of the bar. The three Smiths, Comfort, Mabel and Hilda have organized a research society for all people having the name Smith, in order to look up their “family trees." Henry Coffler is running a grocery in Grafton, Illinois. Marie Weissenfluh has become a highly respected nurse. Elizabeth Wright is indeed on the road to fame as a writer of pantomines. Eleanor Warner having made good use of her talent, has put her name on Broadway as a toe dancer. Melvin McManus is playing in comedies in Hollywood under the direction of Granville Lemonds. J. W. Newland is a famous and notorious “Bookie.” John Oetken has truly come into his own as a chemistry professor. Marjorie Muessel is well settled in a cozy little cottage. George Russo and Earl Turley have joined the Jewish navy. Marguerite Turner has become famous as the wife of “Big Bill" Tilden. Austin Leady is settled as office "boy” for the firm of Hunka Dunka O'Connell. Jesse Bryant has achieved fame as a banjo player in Duke Ellington's Orchestra. Lester Drew is thrilling huge crowds as a tight rope walker in Robbin's Circus. Dorothy Bushnell has indeed taken her place as the society queen of Washington, D. C. Albert Doerr as a barber gives a shave and a haircut for six bits. Evelyn Huish is the girls gym instructor at Pinkneyville. Charles Stolp as an orator rivals even that great man called Webster. Erma Vogel has become a very efficient stenographer. Virgil Foster is one of the leading musical critics of the day. Marjorie Stamper as a model is a “great” success. Mike Waide has attained the high position of "Cheese of Police" of Dog Town. Virgil Jackson is coaching the baseball team at the "House of David.” Charles Byford and Maurice Goring have become the two leading Barkers in the BarnunvBailey Circus. Dorothy Jackson has taken the position of Senator representing Illinois. Cale Walker at the present time is contending for the World's Heavy Weight Championship. Jimmy Walker has succeeded one of his relatives as mayor of New York. THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE linetynineRobert Wadlow February 22, 1918 Alton 7 feet, 4 inches, 272 lbs. Sterling La Marsh December 21, 1915 Grafton 4 feet, 2 inches, 67 lbs. Randolph Austin May 27, 1913 Jerseyville 6 feet, 2 inches, 240 lbs. “Our Boys” Austin came to us this year from Godfrey. He was a member of the football squad and despite his weight he made much progress during the season. We hope he “plows thru" next fall. La Marsh came to us from Roosevelt Junior High this year. His previous experience as a yell leader plus his size, won him a place on our group of cheer leaders. Wadlow came to East Junior High last fall. He has become so much a part of our building that we have answered the query—“Will Robert have his picture in the Tatler”— with a “Yes." Staff Appreciation The 1931 Tatler Staff desires to thank everyone who has helped to make this book a success. Special mention goes to Viola Wessel, Mike Winter, Howard Kestner, Hurbert Knight, and Granville Lemonds. Ben Dorsey was made a member of the Tatler staff late in April. Since that time Ben has been of real service to our book, and he deserves much credit for what he has done. One Hundred Correspondence from Two Boys Dear Mamie: Agnes just dashed over and told me about you having that trouble with your eyes. You have no idea, dearie, how sorry I am. I’ll write this slow so you can read it, because I know it'll hurt your eyes to read fast. Me and Jim was driving over to West Alton the other night. And-ah, my dear— the radiator busted! Busted! Just think, and after all the money Jim just spent on those gold inlays! Well, we ain’t went nowhere since. Jim doesn’t care to go anywhere. We just sit home nights now and listen to the radio—but we’ll be over some night next week and play bridge, I mean, of course, if you want us to. Agnes, dearie, here are some practical driving hints for you since you’ve started learning to drive: Never forget to throw out your clutch. You won’t need it anyway. Always drive with the emergency brake on. Remember, reliners must live. Well, the twins, Jeanne and Marguerite are yelling. I’ll have to quit. Love to the kiddies, Gertie P. S. It wasn’t the twins at all. It was the dog barking to be let in. Onct hupon a time there vas three liddle piges vot vas vent to the marketing. Vun liddle pige he meeted a man vot solt him a houze of straw. De sezond pige boughted heem a houze of wood. But de third liddle pige vas berry smart, you betcha, and he hintended to geted married. Therefore he builded his houze of bricks. Vun day a beeg storm harose (don’t get hexicated, it don't have nuttings to do wid de lifes of our heroes). Everydings vas goink berry fine huntil vun day a knock vas hearded on the door of de pige-who-lived-in-de-houze-of-straw. Ven de pige he hopened de door who do you suppose he seed? (Smack!—Junior, I told you to keep your mouth shuted, of cuss it vasn’t Erustern) a real life wolf! “Ah hah, jus’ so,” sneered de wolf, “do you vant of to buyed some bombing him surance?” “No,” saided de liddle pige, and slammed de door. Jus’ two days behind dat, de liddle pig’s houze it got blewed hup. De berry some ting happened to de pige-who-lived-in-de-houze-of-wood. Den de wolf he vented to the pige-who-lived-in-de-houze-of-bricks. "Do you vant some bombing hinsurance?” The wolf hesked. "Of cuss," replied de liddle pige, (he knew dis rocked) “does dis go into effect immediately if not soomer on jus' a small first payment?” “Sure, but you don't kneod of to worry about bombings vow," de wolf said, “Youse is perfectly saveded.” When de wolf had leaved de house, de liddle pige bombed de houze, collected de hinsurance hon de run, and rushed to Chicago for a quiet rest. This you kin see de moral of dis story: Never open a book from the back ‘cause one never knows when a turtle will strike. —De Hend THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred'OtirTHE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE One Hundred'tivoAdvertisingAlphabetic Abraham Lincoln Life Insurance Co. Alton Auto Co.................. Alton Baking and Catering Co... Alton Box Board and Paper Co... Alton Brick Co................. Alton Evening Telegraph........ Alton Gas Company.............. Alton Laundry Co............... Alton Light and Power Co....... Alton Mineral Springs Hotel.... Alton Mutual Society........... Alton Printing House........... Alton Railway Co............... Alton Tire Sales Co............ Barth's Pharmacy............... Barnard 6? Williamson.......... Bauer, Siglock, and Cope....... Beall Tool Company............. Bishop Si Weber—Real Estate____ Black's Confectionery.......... College Inn Restaurant......... Complimentary.................. Darling’s Confectionery........ Dee Floral Company............. Eat Shop....................... Ernst Electric Shop............ Fairy Inn...................... First National Bank and Trust Co.. First Trust and Savings Bank... Flacheneker, Chas. T., Drugs... Freidman-Shelby Co., Shoes..... Gem Theatre.................... Giberson Insurance Agency...... Ginter-Wardein Co.............. Goulding's Jewelry Store....... Harrison Company, Engravers .... Hartmann, Louis J., Clothing... Illinois Terminal Railroad System. . Jungk Bros., Dry Goods......... Kerr's Drug Store.............. Kopp Studio.................... of Advertisers Pag e Laclede Steel Co.................. 118 Laclede Tube Co................... 118 Lampert Bottling Co............... 127 Luer Bros. Packing and Ice Co..... 125 Melling and Gaskins Printing Co.. . . 128 Miller, Dan Co., Inc.............. 127 Nitsche's Drug Store.............. 117 Nitsche's Quality Bakery.......... 117 Noll’s Baking Co.................. 115 One Minute Lunch.................. 109 Paul, E. H., Drug Store........... 119 Pearle Shoppe..................... 110 Peerless Dry Cleaners............. 127 Purity Bread Co................... 109 Reiiley Bros...................... 113 Rock Springs Service Station...... 120 Ryrie, Geo. M., Co................ 115 Sauvage Cigar Store............... 123 Sessel's Clothing Store........... 115 Sewell's Service Station.......... 107 Springman Lumber Co............... 118 Streeper Funeral Homes............ Ill Todd's Cleaning and Pressing...... 123 Threde Auto Co.................... 124 Tri State Coal Co................. 125 Universal Garage.................. 123 Upper Alton Laundry............... 127 Upper Alton News Stand............ 109 Van Preter’s Mercantile Co........ 121 Vogue—Women's Apparel............. 114 Wallace Service Station........... 109 Walnut Grove Dairy................ 109 Welch Sandwich Shop............... 123 Wells Tire Sales.................. 119 Western Cartridge Co.............. 104 Winter Manufacturing Co........... 123 Wiseman’s Studio.................. 123 Wittels, N. S., Mercantile Co..... 117 Yancey, Charley—Service Station. .. 127 Yancey, H.—Dixcel Service Si Oils. 117 Young's Dry Goods Co............... 105 Index Page .. 119 . 117 . 107 . 114 113 . 118 . Ill . 124 111 . 110 119 . 107 . Ill . 109 124 111 . 109 . 121 . 121 . 113 . 124 124 . 105 . 123 . 127 . 109 . 124 . 117 . 125 . 123 . 128 . 120 . 110 . H7 . 105 . 106 . 120 . 120 . 117 . 114 . 127 One Hundred'threec New PUNCH and POWER SUPER-X .22’s give your rifle much longer range than it has ever had before. Due to the new Western DOUBLE ACTION powder they have 50% more power and 26% more speed. Instead of just hitting their mark, Western Super-X ,22’s CRASH into it. These new long-range cartridges have Made In Your Own Community Used All Over The World One Hundred'four YOUNG’S Alton's Largest Department Store Always displaying the new- est novelties and the most complete showing of Dry Goods, Notions, Ready-to -Wear, Millinery, Men’s Furnishings, Home Furnishings, and Draperies 104-106 W. Third St. Alton, Illinois Curb Service “There’s Always a Reason for Supremacy” DARLING’S DIAMONDS JEWELRY Phone 3426 WATCHES SILVERWARE OPTICIANS Magazines Cigars Candy Official Licensed DeMolay Jewelers Sandwiches Ice Cream 79 Years of Continuous Growth 7th and Central GOULDING’S Established 1852 j 'J THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTV-ONE k One Hundred'fivekIGINAI IDEAS FOR YOUR ANNUAL Til EM ES that vividly illus-I rale pi. axex of your school life. ( OLiilt Si llFMKS of striking lieauly that ran lie produced economically. DESIGNS of originality for panels, borders and headings. These and oilier features are iuelndod in our service when we lie ■l» you plan your YEAH HOOK. Fine engravings will make your hook tin- nieinorn-lile treasure tliat it should lx . Keep this idealof beauty within your budget hy eonsulling us. ilARRISON COMPANY FNGRAVf RS ST. tOUIS, MISSOURI THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred-six ■■ For Health Eat A. B. C. BREAD and CERTIFIED ICE CREAM Alton Baking £ Catering Co. Phone 123 Front and George Sts. Paying Attention Phill-up with Phillips 66 to the details is at what counts. . . . we do “Printing that Pleases” SEWELL SERVICE ALTON STATION PRINTING HOUSE 941 College Ave. 325 State Street Alton, - - - Illinois One Hundred'seven One Hundred'tight UPPER ALTON NEWS STAND Shine Parlor —Peanuts—Candy Pop Corn 2503 College Ave. E. J. REED, Prop. WALNUT GROVE DAIRY PEERLESS ICE CREAM MILK and CREAM Phone 601 Compliments of Radios ONE MINUTE Electric Refrigerators Oil Burners LUNCH ROOM Fixtures Contracting 2427 College Avenue Ernst Electric Shop UPPER ALTON 24 W. Broadway Phone 1170 Compliments Alton Tire Sales Co. Wallace Service Station 435-437 East Broadway Main and College Distributors of famous Phone 1931 General “Service with a Smile” Blow'out Proof Tires “Miles from Service” F. J. STOBBS, Prop. W. R. WALLACE Pan-Dandy Bread We have Nine Barbers Working “Gee But It’s Dandy Bread” and one Beauty Operator Purity Bread Co. Bauer-Siglock-Cope 7oi Henry Street 310 Piasa Street TUT lL- JHE TATLER of nineteen hundred and thirty-one One Hundred-nineOne Hundred-ten©-------------------------------------------------------------o Compliments of STREEPER FUNERAL HOMES 2521 Edwards St. Second £ Lorena Sts. Alton, 111. Wood River, 111. Compliments of Alton BARNARD and WILLIAMSON Light and Power Company Registered Pharmacist Alton Gas Company Always in Charge Films Left Before 10 A. M. Alton Railway Company Ready To Go At 6 P. M. Vortex Fountain Service THE TATUER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred-elevenSCHOOL YEARS.......... The years spent in School Buildings teach everyone the value of permanently beautiful brick walls. Why not build your home, too, of brick and insure schoolroom comfort and safety for your family. ALTON BRICK COMPANY Black’s Confectionery Sodas, Fancy Sundaes High Grade Candies and Light Lunches 1635 Washington Ave. Alton, - - - Illinois c---------------------- Reilley Bros. Inc. CHEVROLET Sales and Service Broadway £2? George Phone 972 THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred-thirteenCompliments WALL BOARD Made by Alton Box Board Paper Company Marie Roloff Melvin H. Gent VOGUE Compliments of KERR’S Women’s Apparel DRUG STORE Alton, Illinois Gordon C. Kerr Speed B. Kerr O---------------------------------------------------------- 9 One Hundred-fourteenDon't Wish For Success - "Wor For It The Men’s V On Piasa at Best Store WVQWvl Third GEO. M. RYRIE COMPANY Wholesale Grocers BUTTER - KRUST PIASA AND FAMILY LOAF and BREAD ALTON BRANDS VELVET ICE CREAM “At All Good Dealers” o----------------------------------------------------------------- One Hundred'fiftecnOne Hundred-sixteenNITSCHE’S DRUG STORE The Rexall Store We Give Eagle Stamps Phone 121 639 E. Broadway Compliments ALTON AUTO COMPANY Authorized FORD Dealer Ladies’ Stylish Apparel Yancey Dixcel Service JUNGK BROS. Dry Goods Mobiloil Hy-Vis Pen Oils Ethyl Gas Car Lubrication H. W. YANCEY Washington Bozza Sts. “We will help you plan, build and finance a home” or “Modernize your present home” Ginter-Wardein Co. “Dependable” Lumber and Millwork Alton, Illinois Nitsche’s Quality Bakery Desires to thank you for the privilege of serving you during the past school year. Let us help to make your vacation functions enjoyable with our Quality BUNS, CAKES and PASTRY 2522 College Ave. Phone 545 Compliments Compliments of N. S. Wittels Mercantile Co. 202-4 State Street First National Bank Trust Company C------------------------------------------------------------j THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE T One Hundred'seventeen1 Laclede Products Reinforcing Bars (Rail Steel and Billet) Spirals Unit Stirrups Billets Blooms Hot Rolled Strip Hoops Bands Small Shapes Angles Rigid Conduit Pipe Laclede Products are nown for their high quality........ Quality born of scientific research and care in manufacture. Laclede Service is the result of ample facilities and an honest desire to co-operate with its customers. LACLEDE STEEL COMPANY LACLEDE TUBE COMPANY ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Compliments of SPRINGMAN LUMBER COMPANY Alton Evening Telegraph Alton’s Only Daily Newspaper Reaches 13,500 Homes Full Associated Press Service Full N. E. A. Feature Service A Home Newspaper Newsy and Clean First in Sports One Hundred-eighteen Something For Nothing Our 5 point guaranteed protection savings policy will give you protection for twenty years and re turn all premiums paid to the company at the end of the twenty years. For Information See LESLIE D. DAY, District Agent 27 Faulstich Bldg. Phone 732 Abraham Lincoln Life Insurance Co. Life - Accident - Health For Good Protection at Small Cost, Secure a Certificate in the Alton Mutual Society A Mutual Benefit Association, under the Supervision of the Insurance Department of the State of Illinois. Certificates 1 issued from one year to seventy years of age. Benefits up to $1000 according to age. Home Owned Economically Managed Insurance in Force $1,993,250.00 Leslie D. Day, Pres. Phone 732 27 Faulstich Bldg. Alton, 111. E. F. PAUL Prescription Druggist Goodyear Tires Vulcanizing Exide Batteries Everything in Wells Tire Sales the Drug Line Road Service 2510 State Street Phone 3001 Alton, - - - Illinois 833 E. Broadway Alton, - - - Illinois O------------------------------------------------------ One Hundred-nineteenc. -o ■■ ■ ' .: '■ ■ ■ v. :. -Il Travel T ight or Day “The Electric Way” Tangerine Flyers to Rock Springs Service Station E. E. SHAPE, Prop. St. Louis—Hourly Route of DeLuxe in r • a Parlor Cars Illmo Limited sing,e Bedroom The Peorian Sleepers to:— Capitol Limited and The Owl Illinois Points Gasoline and Lubricating Oils Auto Accessories and Refreshments 2029 College Avenue Alton, - - Illinois Station: Front Piasa Sts. Gem Theatre Since 1839 Washington Avenue at College PICK This store has helped clothe the students of Alton in the correct styles of the current season. of the PICTURES From beaver hats to light-weight felt, from broadcloth tail coat to the neat sack coat of the pres-ent day—Hartmann’s have been ready with the right styles. ALL SOUMD Louis J. Hartmann One Hundred'twentyBEALL TOOL COMPANY Manufacturers Plain, Kantlink and Positive Pattern Lock Washers Lock Tite Cotter Keys EAST ALTON, - - - ILLINOIS Harry E. Bishop Fred C. Weber Bishop Weber Real Estate Insurance and Loans First Mortgages on Real Estate 642 East Broadway Alton, Illinois “You Can Do Better In Alton” To— The Graduates of 1931 The Benefits of Education are real. "What the World needs are people who can observe, think, and analyze." Few Employ-era have either the time or ability to train the minds of young people. The custom is to assign them to routine jobs which offers little or no opportunity for development, lacking the mental discipline which is part of a good High School course, the young man and woman are unprepared for advancement. In addition to material advantage, a complete High School education offers valuable cultural gains. It adds to the appreciation and enjoyment of life by introducing one to good books, and by opening paths of thought in all branches of knowledge which can later be explored on one's own initiative. I strongly urge every boy and girl to whom school work is not distasteful and painful to continue in school. B. L. Van Preter Pres, of C. A. Van Preter Mercantile Co. One Hundred went•roneOne Hnndrcd'twenty'twor-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------r) Chas. T. Flacheneker RED CROSS PHARMACY Phones: 1945 and 963 518-520 Ridge Street Alton, 111. ALWAYS SPACE TO PARK TODD’S CLEANING DYEING Telephone: 2229 1714 Washington Ave. Alton, Illinois H. L. Winter Manufacturing Co. Lumber and Mill Work Mill and Yards: FOOT OF CENTRAL AVENUE PHONE: 302 ALTON, ILL. Universal Garage De Soto, Plymouth Sales General Repairing Phone 3127 1636 Washington Ave. Welch Sandwich Shop B. R. HALLAM, Prop. 2521 College Avenue Good Meals Sandwiches 85 Fountain Service You’re always welcome at Welch’s Sauvage Cigar Store Sporting Goods Billiard Parlor Fishing Tackle Ten Tables Phone 219 GEO. A. SAUVAGE, Mgr. 217 Piasa St. Alton, - - - Illinois Office 1500 —Phones— Res. 2435-W “.Say It 11 ith Flowers'9 Dee Floral Co. Member Florist Telegraph Association 2524 College Avenue Alton, - - - Illinois The Tatler tells you, through this ad, they will be glad to talk over the Graduation Photo subject with you Wiseman Studio Corner Broadway George G-----------------------------------------------------------J One Hundrcii-twentythrceALTON LAUNDRY CO. Alton, 111. LAUWDERERS DRY CLEANERS Complimentary Phones: 172-173 909 East Broadway BARTH’S PHARMACY Quality Drug Store Compliments of FAIRY INN Phone Wood River 636 Wood River, - Illinois Compliments of THREDE AUTOMOBILE CO. Packard Chrysler COLLEGE INN Under new Management Meals, Fountain Service Curb Service Sunday Chicken Dinner B. L. GILLIAN, Prop. Phone 3521 College Main ©------------------------------------------------------------O One Hundred'twenlyftrur AsJ{for LUER’S “Sweet Home Brand” Meats, Sausage and Lard LUER BROS. PACKING ICE CO. 701-719 East Broadway Quality Price Service First TRI STATE Trust and Savings Bank COAL CO. Coal for all purposes Commercial Banlpng Individual Banlfing Petroleum Coke, all sizes Savings Accounts We Give Eagle Stamps Travellers Checks Safe Deposit Vaults 1005 E. Broadway Phone 639 Broadway and Piasa Sts. One Hundred-twenty-fiveOne Hundred-twenty-sixC____________________________________________________________ o DAN MILLER COMPANY, Inc. Compliments of 510 Belle St. Auto Body and Fender Repairing Firestone Tires Auto Glass ANYTHING £ EVERYTHING T ANISH rSASEMENT -■-''other MEMB E R. UPPER ALTON LAUNDRY J ilionalj sociation offers and'Qcancrs Laundry Dry Cleaning Phone 616 Compliments of Congrat’s Charlie Yancey SERVICE STATION The EAT Shop 2700 Brown St. Alton For Real Eats 1718 Washington Ave. “Photographs Tell The Story” The Kopp Studio of Photography Drink BIG BOY Sodas Highest in Quality A Flavor for Every Taste Made in most Sanitary plant in the State Order a case for the home Where Seventh Crosses Henry Street ALTON, ILLINOIS Be photographed this year on your birthday Lampert Bottling Works Phone 2018 One Hundred'twenty'sevenAsl{ Your Dealer Melling Gaskins Printing Co. 1When Quality Counts, We Get The Wor ” Phone 3457 112 W. Broadway Alton, Illinois One Hundred'ttventy'Cight  Jokes Mrs. Myers: "My husband has no idea what I go through when he snores." Mrs. Hainline: “Vernon never knows how much he has in his pants pockets, either.” “I just dropped in to kill time,” said Ralph Gent to Mr. Hanna. "You may drop right out,” said Hanna, "as we need no time murdered here." Mr. Pruitt: "In all our married life I have never denied my wife a single desire.” Mr. Marti: “Why man how can you afford—” Mr. Pruitt: “Hold on. I say desires need not be answered or fulfilled." Miss D. Gates: “Oh, say your “specks" are dirty.” Mr. Wood: Thanks. My eyes are bad and I couldn't tell it.” Boyd Beebe to Helen Beall: “Sugar, I hear you lost your Austin last night." Helen: “Yes, Peaches, some bird in a Packard parked right over my car.” Mildred Forwood to Mr. Freeman: “So your wife made you install television in Chemistry Lab?” Mr. Freeman: “Yes, she used to be my secretary.” Lois Lemen "valleys" to Chicago to hear Rudy. "Have you seen the new donuts made without holes in 'em? Neither have we.” “Can you remember when the cornet was played out loud and not under a hat, in a barrel, or with a plug to stop the noise.?" “Mr. Ritcher and Mr. Schaefer are working on a rug that will beat itself annually— at house cleaning time." “The price of radium is now only $33,750,000 per pound. How may pounds for you?” “What is in a name?" “Jane Fish marries Harvey Fry." “If it is true that 1931 saw nearly 3,000,000 autos junked—then how in the world did they miss some of the "collegiate" cars that wheeze and snort and puff and rattle and bang their way to A. H. S?" "If experience is such a wonderful teacher why is her tuition so doggone high?” “Dan Boone was not a big shot, but he surely was a good shot.” Hool a,'grams THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND One Hundred-twenty-ntne Jokes Judge: "What pretext did your husband have for beating you? She: “It wasn't a pretext, your honor, it was a club." Jesse Bryant: “I know a girl that got a pearl out of an oyster. Web Brainerd: “That's nothing, my sister got a diamond necklace out of a lobster." Harlan Metcalfe: “I sent my girl a present of a bathing suit the other day. You have no idea how surprised she was when she opened the envelope." Henry Coffler: “If you are in doubt about kissing a girl what do you do?" Billy Ranft: “Give her the benefit of the doubt." Miss Cates: “Which are the oldest States in the Union." Della Day: "The Southern States; because they are so old they are for cotton.” Miss Paul: “When a man scalds his hand, what three authors does he mention?” Mike Winter: “Dickens, Howitt, Burns.” Miss Kagy: "In what key should a declaration of love be made?" Lucy Byford: “Be Mine, Ah!" Miss Williamson: “What was the color of the wind and waves in a storm?” Elizabeth Delfo: “The wind blue—The waves rose." Goldstein: “Vat for, Ikey, you make all dose flourishes?" Ikey: “De writing teacher told me to.” Goldstein: “Dot writing teacher was a fool. Don't you know dat ink costs money? You stop dose flourishes." “Why is a blush like a young lady?" "Because it becomes a woman." Horace Wollerman to his wife: “In a few years more you will be just like your mother.” Wifey: “Yes, I hope so. You know she is a widow." Sonny Schuessler:" Dad, may I have $25,00 to buy you a present for Dad’s Day?" Dad: “My son, consider the gift as bought and presented and I'll keep the twenty- five. Thanks." Miss Mulliner in Biology: “What insect needs the least nourishment?" Marian Pfeiffer: “The moth, it eats holes." Mr. Enochs: “How was the movie last night?” Jim Walker: “They turned us away.” Enochs: “Aw?” Walker: “Yes, the manager wouldn’t give a show to a $3.00 house.” THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred'thirty AUTOGRAPHS THE TATLER OF NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE One Hundred-thirty-one  mam


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