Arcata High School - Advance Yearbook (Arcata, CA)
- Class of 1917
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ARCATA UNION HIGH SCHOOL
J. G. Dolson, Secretary
F. E. Morrell, President
J. S. Seely
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Lucille Craeter . '18
Three times the Reaper grim hath taken toll,
And every time a friend has passed to restg
Well loved were they alike hy young and old,
Their lives knew only what in life is bestg
So well they did their work among us here,
So faithfully their duties they performed,
So little need was there of further test,
That, lest they sorrow in this earthly joumey lind
The All-wise Father called them Home to rest.
A. O. Cooperrider
The ready response of the people of Arcata
and vicinity to anything that will further the
1 Q 1 interests of the high school is ample evidence
that they are interested in the school and anx-
ious that it succeed. The fact that it was
organized twenty-three years ago, when a
comparatively small number of California com-
munities had high schools, is another proof
of the strong sentiment here in favor of giving
the boys and girls every possible educational
Knowing that the people are in sympathy
with the school, and that they have faith in
what it is doing and destined to do for the
youth of this community, has made us feel
keenly the responsibility resting upon us. It
has been our aim to promote the growth begun
in the earlier years of the school, a growth
not only in numbers but also in traditions,
variety of courses, general influence and repu-
tation. We have endeavored to study the
A. o. coopemuer, Principal needs and adopt the best available means for
Science satisfying those needs. When the present
seniors entered four years ago, they came a class of thirty-five. It was
immediately evident that a force of five teachers could not efficiently handle
the work with the enrollment now above one hundred, and a sixth teacher
was promptly authorized by the Board. This enabled us to organize first
year science work, to give increased attention to commercial work, draw-
ing, language and music. A new difficulty now confronted us in the way
of lack of room. A second story had been added to the building a few years
previous, and further expansion in that direction was not possible. With a
few make-shifts we managed to get along for two years, when a much
needed assembly hall was completed.
It proved, however, that these were only temporary measures of relief.
Whether from an increase in the number of teachers, with the consequent
increase in variety of courses offered, or from a general recognition of the
need of high school training, the fact remains that instead of an entering
class of 'thirty-five in 1913, we had to provide for a freshman class of fifty-
five in 1915, the year the assembly hall was completed, and a like number
of first year students appeared again in 1916. It was necessary to secure
a teacher for part time in 1915 and she was employed for full time in 1916.
For the year ending in june, 1913, the average attendance was ninety-two.
This increased by june, 1914, to ninety-seven, and in June, 1915, it averaged
ninety-eight. In 1916 it jumped to one-hundred and twenty-three, and for the
first eight months of the present school year the attendance averages one
hundred and thirty-six.
The figures above show that while we have increased the number of
teachers from five to seven, and increased the room and other facilities,
these increases have not kept pace with the growth in attendance. We feel
that we have never been able to get ahead of the demands of modern high
school education. We have attempted to keep the traditional subjects up
to their former standard, making additional provisions so that a student may
qualify for entrance to any of the colleges of the University of California.
We have doubled the possible units of work to be done in commercial
subjects, in drawing and in science. The work in music, making a modest
beginning four years ago, has grown to include a regular course in theory
and harmony and another in orchestra. We have not been able thus far to
undertake work in manual training, domestic science, and physical education,
courses for which there has been a persistent demand on the part of pupils
The need of vocational or pre-vocational work in high school, of the
type to correspond with the industries of the locality, and large enough
in scope to enable each pupil to give from one-fourth to one-half or more
of his high school period to direct preparation for a vocation, is unquestioned.
We have at our door a State Normal School, which means that a large
number of our students will prepare for teaching. There are definite require-
ments for Normal School entrance in accordance with which we must adjust
our curriculum. We have a considerable number preparing to enter training
schools for nurses, the requirements for which are high school graduation
with certain prescribed subjects, provision for which must be made in our
course of study. Humboldt Bay region with its railroad and water-shipping
facilities is destined to develop rapidly as a commercial and manufacturing
center. This means a corresponding increase in the need for young people
trained for business and technical pursuits. The agricultural and live stock
industries have great possibilities for the scientifically trained young man.
Northern California offers increasing opportunities for those equipped to
take up scientific forestry in its manifold phases. The development of water
power and all that goes with it is another industry that will claim the atten-
tion of the young people now in our schools.
Thus have I enumerated a few of the many occupations in our own
region that will require technically trained young people. Our high school
should contribute its part for their equipment. If we do not train our own
boys and girls to take the lead in these industries, they will have to give
place to those trained elsewhere. The high school is the avenue that leads
to all these occupations. The nature of the technical work and the sentiment
of business men demand high school training as a pre-requisite to employ-
ment. It gives a general knowledge and should give the basic elements of
the training needed in their vocation. It gives the young people a vision
that frees them from the fetters of narrow-mindedness and slothfulness. It
trains them in the principles of co-operation, commonly known as the
ability to get along with their fellow beings. Perhaps the social and moral
training in our high schools derived from drill in the class room, from the
student-body activities, and from the athletic field, constitute the most import-
ant element in the preparation of our young people to take their places in the
SHIRLEY M. RUSSELL
Drawing, German, Algebra
ERA CHAMBERLIN, Vice-Principal
MAY F. BOUDINOT
H. C. CHRISTENSEN
ANNE L. VON GLAHN
Latin, Mum, English
President .......... THOMAS LEAVFY
Vue-President ....... MAE CHAFFEY
, .Secretary .... f ...... EMMA FLETCHER
Treasurer .... ....... I DA SEELY , ,Q
Today is your day and mine,
the 'only day we have, the day
in which we play our part.
What our part may signify in
the great whole, we may not
understand, but we are here to
play it, and now is our time.
This we know, it isa part of
action, not of whining. It is a
part of love, not cynicism. It
is for us to express love in
terms of human helpfulness.
This we know, for we have
learned from sad experience
that any other course of life
leads toward weakness and
David Starr. Jordan.
Class Colors Class Flower
GREEN AND GOLD A WILD ROSE
Happy schooldays lie behind us,
Life before us now is spread,
Graduation's bliss is over,
Bliss commensurate with dread.
Many days are left behind us,
Days of pleasure and of pain,
Days of joy and days of sorrow,
Days of sunshine and of rain.
What before us lies we know not,
But with faith in God and man,
Let us still with steadfast courage,
Do the very best we can.
Let us then keep onward striving,
Giving always of our best,
Him who helps himself God helpeth,
Who helps his fellow men is blest.
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Dee Armstrong Clyde Sage George Stebblns Grace Seely Herman Kerr
Paul Courtrlght Lloyd Anderson Lottle Beer Klonnle Truelove Hazel Llscom
Elsle Enslgn Mlldred Blddlngs Rlta Scott Mlrlam Tllley Wllbur Monroe
Elenore Gaynor Mae Crawford Walter Baker Tom Leavey Ida Seely
Oscar Larson Emma Fletcher Mae Chaffey Ruth Barber Helen Smlth
Annle MacMIllan Earl Graham Rosella Damgaard Ruth Chrlstle Donald Horton
George Nelson Esther Llndstrand Ellda Ford Klondlke Dupule
Harold Sorenson Mary MacPherson Ella Griffiths Bessle Foster .
Scene: A. U. H. S., Arcata, Cal.
Tlme: August 1913-1917
Act I Scene 1
l , Enter a Bunch of Freshmen '
The Freshmen exhibit their usual greenness, and are assigned to classes
and studies. They attract a great deal of attention by their curious antics.
The Freshmen are duly initiated into the mysteries of high school by the
Sophs. Everybody enjoys the fun at the expense of the Freshies.
This scene consists of classes, quaking Freshies, quarterly exes, "callings
down," etc. This covers a period of ten months and completes the first act of
Act II Scene 1
Enter a Troupe of Frollcsome Sophomores
Sophs score and initiate the new Freshmen. Sophs earn a "rep" as
Awful quarterly exes terrify everybody but no one failed, so things
are all right again. .
Hal1owe'en. Sophs entertain-Masquerade. This is "the event" of the
season and the Sophomores receive much praise.
Note: The rest of the scenes may be omitted as they consist of things
easily left out.
Everybody happy! The last day of school and the Sophomores are
Sophs no longer: they are Juniors. V
Scene 1-New Assembly Hall
Enter Saucy Junlors
Several characters have been dropped from our role, as they have not
attended rehearsals, and others have been accepted in their place.
-Juniors at last! The first thing we do is to presume to argue with the
This scene consists of a few social events, basketball, football and some
class meetings, and covers about ten months.
Act IV Scene 1
Enter the Senlors
Seniors at last. We are the only ones who attract any attention.
Note: The scene goes on as in preceding acts and reaches the climax in
1 Scene 2
Climax of the play. Commencement. Seniors happy, and we hope all
the characters will be happy ever after.
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"I'm so glad we came here tonight, Miriam.
I haven't seen a "Pathe Weekly" for so long. It
makes me .think of the time I was a Senior in
A. U. H. S., that is, let me see, yes, ten years
ago. My, how time does fly!" "Yes, it makes
me think of that time, too, only all the Senior
class went that night, and tonight-"
Senator Leavey from California at His Desk in
"I wonder-why, yes, that is Tom. See his
wavy red hair. I didn't know he was a Senator,
did you ?" '
"Yes, I think that I heard something about
him, I don't just remember what it was."
Missionary Work in the Sandwich Islands
'fWhy that is Ruth Christie! Oh, but then
she always was rather religious, wasn't she ?"
"Yes, she used to know every Biblical ref-
erence that came along in English. So I'm not
U A Corps of Red Cross Nurses
"-Miriam, isn't that Mazie Patten, the girl that
used to sit in the front row in History IV and
cut up with Tom the Senator?"
"Yes, I believe it is, and there is Annie Mc-
Millan, who always was getting into trouble!
And, yes, that third nurse is Esther Lindstrand,
the girl we all thought would become a news-
paper reporter, and here she is a nurse."
Walter Baker the Drummer Boy of the Nebraska
"Oh, don't nudge me, Miriam, I'm so excited.
Doesn't he stand erect though, and look how
proudly he carries his drums?"
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Secretary of State of California, Mae Crawford
"Mae surely hitched her wagon to a star, and
has won out."
At the Devon Horse Show
"Look quick, Pat, there is Helen Smith, the
wife of editor of the San Francisco Examiner."
"Yes, sir, and there are Ida Seely and Mae
Chaffey. What are their names now ?"
"I don'tf know. I didn't notice closely enough."
From the Yukon
"There's Burr Monroe. I heard lately that he
had dug for his fortune on the Yukon and had
struck it rich. This verifies that statement."
"And I heard that he and Grace Seely were
soon to be marriedg is that true ?"
"I guess so."
Mexico's Suffragette, Lottie Beer
"Lottie Beer a suffragette! .That seems al-
"I am not surprised 5 Lottie always could talk
you know, and those poor women of Mexico
surely need the vote to straighten out their af-
fairs. The men cannot run the government cor-
A School in Hawaii
"There are Margaret Matthews and Elida Ford
teaching those little Kanakas, Pat. What do you
know about that?"
Phi1ade1phia's New Manager, "Shorty" Stebbins
"Well, if that isn't our star athlete! just the
same size-hasn't grown a bit, and still has his
The Prize, Cake Maker, Elsie Ensign
"Elsie Ensign! Oh, well, Elsie always, did
make good angel cake. It is no wonder that she
has become famous."
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The Western Edison, Dee Armstrong
"Dee Armstrong has invented a new light bulb
that heats the room as well as furnishes light!
VVel1, I'll be bumped!"
"Yes, that is what it says, doesnyt it? Isn't
that Harold Sorenson, President of the First Na-
tional Bank of Arcata, standing with him ?"
The Great Swedish Reformer, O. Larson
"My land! Miriam, has Oscar tried to reform
all Sweden? I read recently that there was some
fellow named Larson who was trying to reform
the government of Sweden and put it on a basis
with the U. S., and here it is Oscar."
Mayor Sage of San Francisco Getting a Manicure
"Miriam, that is Clyde Sage, who always
dressed so neatly and kept his nails so clean.
VVhy, that is Ella Griffiths giving him a mani-
cure, I thought she had become a hair dresser,
but then maybe she is both."
Emma Fletcher, the Second Annette Kellerman
"Isnft she grand? I read lately where she had
carried' off honors in Honolulu, and just think
we went to school with her."
At the Vanderbilt Cup Race, Mary MacPherson's
Car Wins. Driver, Donald Horton
"For gracious sake, has Mary turned out to be
such a sport?"
"Yes, she inherited a few million from a fa-
vorite uncleg and as she always was crazy about
races, she got a car and put Donald in as driver
and here she has won the.Vanderbilt Cup."
,The Western Aviatrix, Rosella Damgaard"
"Rosella an aviatrix! My land! What next ?"
Kenneth Horton, the Great Astrologer, Who
Now is Hunting for a West Pole Which He
Learned Existed, Through His Study of
"Oh! I knew that fellow would do something
for he was always telling of what he
was going to do when he got through college."
The Architectress of the New 875,000 Arcata
U Dunn High School Building, Rita Scott
' D "I am so glad that Arcata has a new highg they
took one of our class to design the building and
Afjgl' get them started. So progressive a city as Ar-
W cata could not fail to see that any expenditure for
such a purpose 'would be a remunerative invest-
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I walked into the Freshman study room,
And all about me rose their busy hum,
NVhich ceased when of me they became aware,
Round went the whisper, "Lo, a Senior comes."
I left them, and with grandeur in my heart
Moved on to where the Sophs. were kept apart,
No rev'rent whispers here but jibes and jeers,
And one e'en laughed, "Gee, don t he think he's smart."
O, what a fall was there, my classmates dear,
From reverent regard to jibe and jeer,
I Hed and'in my flight I passed full soon .
To where the Juniors pored o'er volumes drear.
All heads were bent, each student, busy was,
And of my presence not a soul took heed,
Till when I made a noise they all complained,
"Keep .still or else get out, we want to read."
VVith shattered pride and cracked and aching heart,
My spirit in me drooped and fall'n apart,
W'ith dragging step I went my weary way
Back to the Senior class, and from them ne'er will part.
Thus goes it ever in this world of ours,
Familiarity contempt doth ever breed,
And what, as Freshmen, We regard with awe,
In later years can scarce command our heed.
We, the class of 1917 of the A. U. H. S., knowing that we are of sound
mind now, but not knowing how long we will continue so, do hereby declare
this to be our last Will and Testament.
We leave, with regret, the silence of our voices to the building which we
hope will soon be replaced by a more modern one.
We leave to the juniors the writing of their class will and advise them to
begin early to get ideas.
We offer our sympathies to the Sophomores who have to study for an
"ex", when in the Assembly the orchestra begins to play the new tune to
"America", "Pretty Baby" or "Destiny".
To the Freshmen we leave all Wilbur's surplus pencils Qwe think they
belonged to them in the first placej.
Collectively and individually:
We, the Sauerkraut Club, composed of Mae Crawford, Annie McMil-
lan, Ida Seely, Grace Seely, Margaret Matthews, Mary MacPherson, Emma
Fletcher, Mazie Patten, Mae Chaffey, Ella Griffiths, Elida Ford, and Helen
Smith do leave our charter in care of Blenda Larson hoping that the same, will
in part, counteract her giggles, and we charge her to enlist no one in its ranks
who does not belong to the Sniggles Family.
We, Wilbur Monroe, George Stebbins, Oscar Larson and Walter Baker,
furrowing our brows to think of something suitable, do hereby leave our
scanty supply of vocal music to Squarie Carlson that he may take the burden
of the High School quartet upon his sturdy shoulders.
We, Ruth Christie and Rosella Damgaard, do leave to Janie Leveque
our opportunities of, and diplomacy in, sitting on the divan on Mazie's front
porch during and after refreshments fof course not alonej.
I, Thomas E. Leavey, do leave to one Wendell Kerr, freshman, my fond-
ness for the companionship of red hair and pink cheeks.
We, Horton Brothers, late of Fillmore, Cal., do leave to all new students
our ability to give forth hot air for the amusement of all listeners.
I, Esther Lindstrand, do give to Lois E. Everding my frequent trips to
Korbel that she may renew a sundered friendship in that region.
We, Elenore Gaynor and Lottie Beer, do leave our friendship to May-
nard Rasmussen and Wallace McMillan, because we think they would look
I, Clyde Sage, do leave my artistic ability, and I, Miriam Tilley my
musical ability, to Edward Mahoney.
We, Rita Scott and Elsie Ensign, leave to Minerva Hewitt a piece of our
tongues that Wag all too frequently and have the reputation of turning forth
more words per minute than any others belonging to members of the Senior
We, Harold Sorenson and Dee Armstrong, do leave our dramatic ability
to Ernest Stromberg that he may develop ease and grace such as ours.
It certainly seems necessary that we should bequeath something to Abe,
the ever faithful janitor, so we will deposit in the Sand Bank enough money
to buy him a new broom.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hand and seal,
this seventh day of March A. D. 1917.
' Class of 1917,
Mrs. S. Russell,
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What is that? VVhy surely that is the glass of time. How quickly the
images and words roll on! See the pennants, bright ribbons, and smiling
faces. How well I remember those smiles! They must be-yes, surely they
are the Juniors. Of all classes the smallest in number, they are the greatest
The Normal! What can that mean? VVhy should that appear in the
Juniors' hour glass? Why that explains the size of the class. Almost half
of them entered the preparatory course when the Humboldt State Normal
opened. But I see three students returning to complete their high school
work. There will be time for Normal School later.
Pull! Everybody pull for A. U. H. S. The Juniors certainly did their
part of it when they pulled for a period off on the last day of school for some
fun. But they landed with a bump and rebounded with a candy pull-at
As the hours and days and weeks go faster and faster there are still the
same faces but another look is on them for one of their group has been called
"She hath done her bidding here,
Bear her perfect soul above,
Seraphs of the sky, sweet love.
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And her mind was seen to soar,
And her heart was wed to truth:
Take her, then, forevermore,
And last but not least Hashes the word-Loyalty. May the Juniors
ever be loyal to dear old A. U. H. S.
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Sophomore Class History
August, nineteen hundred and fifteen--why such a memorable date to the
Sophomores? That was the time when we, a bunch of timid "Freshies," en-
tered dear old A. U. H. S. However, we successfully passed through our
Freshman year and have now gained the dignity and honor of Sophomores.
Our number is somewhat smaller than when we were Freshmen, but we
still have thirty-eight members. After the first week in the fall semester of
nineteen hundred and sixteen, we settled down to the work of our Sopho-
more year. We have overcome our fear of "exams." and all other unpleasant
matters we met in our first year. We, as a class, hope to accomplish that
which our school and our respected class teacher, Miss von Glahn, would wish
us to do. Our class officers are: Edward Mahoney, President: Frank Smith,
Secretary and Alfred Pine, Treasurer.
The first attempt at entertaining made by our class was the initiation of
the Freshmen. Following their initiation into the ways of the school was a
dance, given by the three upper classes. The Freshmen seemed much less
frightened after their "get-acquainted" party just as we Sophomores did the
year before. A
On All Saints' Eve our class entertained the Faculty and Student Body
with a dance in the Assembly Hall, preceded by "stunts" given by members
of the class. The Hall was decorated with greens, witches, black cats and
In athletics we are well represented, having members of our class on the
basketball, football, and tennis teams. If we have anything to do with it,
our school will surely win every contest with the rival teams of the county.
Our class also takes part in the Guitar and Ukulele Club and in the School
Orchestra, both of which have imparted much importance to the activities of
Our Sophomore year will soon be over. Can it be possible that two years
have almost passed and that we will be juniors in a short time? We look
forward to the work and pleasures to be ours in our junior and Senior years.
Too soon the time will be at hand when we shall leave our Alma Mater so
let us do our best in carrying out our ideals for the promotion of our school's
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Entered ........................... August 1, 1916
Initiated .... .................. S eptember 1, 1916
Number in Class
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Treasurer . . .
. Stanley Pine
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Literary . . .
Organizations . . .
Dramatics . . .
Exchanges . . .
Commercial . .
Athletics . .
Assistants . . .
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VVALTER I. BAKER
MIRIAM F. TILLEY
We Need A New High School
We are in great need of a new school building. The main portion of the
high school building was completed in 1904, when there were about forty
students in attendance. Eight years ago it was necessary to build a second
story, and in 1914, the Assembly was added. With the school growing as
rapidly as it is, how long will the present building hold the students, taking
only space into consideration? .
Not only are there too few rooms, but the rooms we have are ineliiciently
equipped. The lack of apparatus in the physics laboratory makes it diflicult
to carry out experiments successfully, while some have to be left out alto-
gether. The two commercial rooms are in the basement and are poorly
heated. On cold days it is necessary to keep an oil stove burning almost the
whole day. There is a door from upstairs to only one of the rooms and when
going to make up their extra twenty minutes a day the typing students must
pass through the shorthand room, thereby disturbing the reciting class. One
teacher has a class of six in the assembly hall. The members recite at a
table in the front of the room, while the teacher divides her attention between
the class and the studying pupils. These are just instances,-the most strik-
ing perhaps-but like conditions exist in almost every department.
When Professor Thomas, the head examiner of the University, was here
last year, he said we were doing well considering our building and equipment.
We want to stay on the list of accredited high schools and we are doing the
best we can under the circumstances. Arcata as a community should be
proud of her high school. Two other towns in the county have new modern
buildings. Are we so poor that we cannot afford as much, or is the com-
munity blind to the needs of the students? If so, it is up to us to make our
needs known and boost for a new building!
There has never been so much difficulty in getting students interested in
debating as there has been this year. A great many entered the debating
class, but when volunteers for actual debating were called for, only four re-
sponded. Then a few individuals were asked, but enthusiasm was lacking. It
is seldom hard to get students to try out for athletics, then why should it be
so for debating? It takes no more time. A good debating team is of more
credit to a school, than a strong baseball or football team, because it repre-
sents, more definitely, the aim of the school.
The benefit of debating to the individual is invaluable. N o matter what
one's work may be, the man who can present an argument so clearly and
forcibly as to make his opponent see his point of view has a decided advantage.
We have a chance to gain knowledge of this work so let us make the best of
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Out beneath the sunset skies,
Out where nature's beauty lies,
Out Where trouble never tries,
That is Humboldt County.
VVhere the whispering through the trees,
And the hum of busy bees,
Echo on the sweetest breeze
That is Humboldt County.
Can you hear it calling you?
Don't you see the sparkling dew,
On the grass when evening's through,
There in Humboldt County?
There the redwood lifts its head
Tall and stately o'er the bed
Of the brake fern widely spread
There in Humboldt County.
How my whole heart burns for you!
In my thoughts I yearn for you,
Soon I will return to you,
Dear old Humboldt County.
FRANK SMITH, '19.
Hum boldt's Reputation
In approximately the last
six months three victims
have been called to rest on
the soft damp bosom of our
Humboldt coast where they
will probably continue to
rest dreaming of their many
joyous trips of the past, and
hoping for a time to come
when the water will again
raise them from their bed of
sand and allow them to con-
tinue their journey in peace. But then again every part of them from bow
to stern and from the tops of the masts to the deepest plates of steel is
either directly or indirectly a product of the earth and is duty-bound to come
back to its birthplace one time or another, so although the call may have
been sent out a little earlier than they wished to have it come, still they
had to answer, as we all must sooner or later, answer the last summons.
The first one of these late unfortunates was the magnificent steamer
Bear, one of the latest and
largest passenger vessels on
the Pacific coast which went
to her last resting place
"head on" just north of Cape
Mendocino. While the large
number of passengers were
being rescued five went to
watery graves. To-day the
Bear is sitting high and dry
on the beach and a crew of
men just finished, a short
time ago, removing the enormous cargo of freight which she carried, together
with her machinery. There, this beautiful palace will be left for the sea-
gulls and ravens to pick her decaying bones to pieces, or perhaps they may
spare her and start a settlement, build homes and raise a new generation
which will continue to keep the Bear company in its old age.
One morning not more than a month ago, word came, that a similar
tragedy had occurred on the coast opposite Samoa when the submarine
H-3, one of the most modern submarines of the world tried to cross the
peninsula to the Hammond Lumber Company's mill whose smoke it saw rising
through the dense fog
and took to be the smoke
of its protecting "moth-
er" ship, the Cheyenne.
Well, smoke rises in a
good many different di-
around here, but a com-
l pass only points one way.
After enduring fifteen
hours of terrible tor-
ment, the crew, through good work of the Local Coast Guard, reached shore
where they received much needed nourishment and care. To-day this under-
water craft still rests, well set in the sand like a monstrous whale, while
Uncle Sam has been making futile and costly attempts to bring her out into
the deep blue sea where she may continue to be of service to her country.
The salvaging operations which were again renewed after the holidays
have proved very costly. The monitor Cheyenne, the U. S. tug Iroquois
and the cruiser Milwaukee have been carrying on the salvaging work off
shore. To-day, the latter, a beautiful steel vessel is battling the angry
combers, while sitting high on the sand about one hundred yards from shore.
It seems that while holding a heavy strain on the H-3 from a position close
to shore the cable from the monitor to the Milwaukee parted, which caused
the submarine to draw the Milwaukee into the breakers and in a few minutes
more another of Uncle Sam's warriors had safely returned to her birthplace.
A few days before while trying to Hoat a line ashore, a boat containing
twelve brave men, capsized sending one across the Great Divide while the
others barely escaped following in his footsteps.
Now the people all over the country, and in fact the world, after
reading about these disasters are exclaiming, "My, how awful that Humboldt
coast must be! Whenever I am sailing I want to keep far away from there."
They will naturally suppose the surrounding country harmonizes with the
coast. Now is this the kind of reputation Humboldt wants? Are we
deserving of it? Answer the question yourselves when you consider the
first wreck was thirty miles below Humboldt Bar and the other two, two
miles above. On the other side of both are thousands of miles of deep
blue water. Nevertheless the first two vessels raced straight toward land,
which they soon found, while the third, the most valuable of all was placed
in the first row of breakers, and through a mishap which any "land-1ubber"
would have expected, met her doom.
If Humboldt is to be blamed, so be it, but I am sure before many
moons the truth will be made public and this fair county will again step
forth with a clear record to welcome the flood of incoming population. At
any rate in the last few months her coast has fallen heir to an estate valued
approximately at six million. VVhether she attained her wealth through her
own skill or through someone eIse's unskillfulness remains to be seen.
THOMAS LEAVEY, '17.
NOTE: Since the above went to press, the Mercer-Fraser Co. has succeeded in
transporting the H-3 across the peninsula and launching her in Humboldt Bay.
THE WRECK OF THE CRUISER MILWAUKEE
A little U. S. submarine
Ran ashore on the beach one day,
Near a place they call Samoa,
On the shores of Humboldt Bay.
Then Uncle Sam sent a cruiser
To put a line ashore,
And fasten it on to the submarine,
And drag her off once more.
When finally the cruiser came
fThe Milwaukee she was calledj
She drowned a man, made fast a line,
And heaved and pulled and hauled.
But the drag of the sea and the cable
Was more than she could standg
And the gray old cruiser piled her bones
High up on the Humboldt strand.
And there she lies unto this day,
A reminder grim and drear,
That to try to do things cheaply,
May often prove most dear.
My Robin Neighbors '
It is strange how little things unconsciously attract one's attention,
to become later on the source of many hours of pleasure. Such was my
experience one spring day, while in the orchard, when a flash of red crossed
my line of vision. Turning to find what it was I spied a robin redbreast
in pursuit of his mate, a pert little olive brown creature.
The male bird had an exceptionally bright orange-red breast and the
black bands on the side of his head were more clearly marked than usual.
The female was perched on a branch not far away, and with her brown head
cocked on one side, she watched the male carefully, ready to be quickly on
the wing if he approached too near. He looked appealingly at her, then
lifting up his head sang his sweetest song. She all the while calmly
plumed her feathers, but when he had finished she glanced at him with a
wise twinkle in her soft eyes and gave him a chirp of encouragement. He
joyfully flew to a nearer branch, at which the little flirt tilted her head
on one side and giving one bold chirp of approval, darted through the air.
Mr. Robin was not to be daunted, however, and immediately took pursuit.
Circling in and out among the trees they were lost to my sight.
The next day while sitting on the porch I noticed two robins flitting
in and out of the cherry tree. Could it be that the little flirt of the day
before had really settled down with her ardent wooer? I watched them
more closely and decided this was so, for when I once got a good look at
the male with his extremely bright breast I knew two of his kind did not
exist in our immediate neighborhood.
They were flying back and forth carrying various kinds of material in
their beaks: string, hair, grass, straw, all of which they had twisted together
in a most surprising manner. One would smooth down the inside of the nest
with his breast while the other went for more material. They had quite a.
dispute over a strip of white silk, and chattered about it for several seconds.
It was evidently decided not to use it as the male flew off with it in his
beak, returning later with something more suitable. This happened to be
a wad of hair that looked as if it had just come from some one's comb or
In a couple of days the nest was finished. I rarely went up into the
tree, which had a platform built in it, that early in the year, but having
found a subject of interest I ascended every day or so to watch my bird
neighbors. If both birds were absent I would climb near the nest and look
into it. The first time, I discovered one, the next time two, and finally at
the end of the week four small blue eggs. After that, one of the robins
stayed on the nest most of the time while its mate foraged for food.
Two or three times during the next three weeks I noticed both birds
were gone and threw small pieces of bread on the roof of the sleeping
porch. But the horrid little robbers, the sparrows, found them and soon
made quick work of devouring every crumb. The times when the nest was
left alone were few and far between, as the male bird was very faithful about
feeding his mate. Sometimes he sat on the nest while she went out for a
One morning, as I was standing on one of the highest limbs in the
center of the tree, in order to have my eyes on a level with the tiny home,
I noticed mother robin was quite excited over something or other, and hear-
ing occasional peeps I knew the family had arrived. Papa robin was flying
back and forth continually, it seemed, each time with a mouthful of food.
When he arrived the little beaks would appear wide open, above the edge
of the nest, ready to devour anything in sight. Many times the father fed
the little ones himself, but more often he gave the food to the mother who
would tear it into small pieces before dropping it into the cavernous mouths
of her hungry young.
One day when both mother and father robin happened to be away I
climbed upon a limb nearer the nest and looked into it. The little birdies
noticed the swaying of the branches and opening their eyes and mouths
began to call for food. As I looked down on them it seemed that all I could
see was four black cavities and four pairs of beady eyes that appeared to be
popping out of the small heads.
I did not go into the orchard for a few days, and when I again ventured
forth I noticed that the small birds were becoming quite lively. They were
hopping about the nest and even perching on the edge where they would
stretch their tiny wings which were not yet covered with feathers, as if
desiring to follow their parents. At the end of the week they had become
quite braveg they would hop along the small branch next to their nest and
perch there ready to Hy and sometimes would Hutter to another branch about
a foot away. When I saw that, I knew it was about the end of my pleasant
hours spent in watching the robins.
The next afternoon I went out, everything was quiet. I climbed up
a limb near the nest and looked down on it, and sure enough the family
had departed, leaving behind a good clean home. All I could do was to hope
they would return the next spring.
Oh! modest little violet
In your bed so deep,
With petals closed, your head is bent,
As if you wish to sleep.
Why not awaken pretty thing?
And show your colors fair.
You should have found a sunny spot,
Instead of hiding there.
The dazzling sun peeps in at last,
You raise your dainty head,
And cast a wondrous fragrance
On all things overhead.
We love you for your pretty grace,
And for your colors too,
But most of all the modesty,
That does abound in you.
GEORGENA M. C. WALSH, '19.
Hear the night bird crying, crying,
And the dark pines sighing, sighing,
See the pale moon dying, dying,
To the call there's no denying
And I go, yet fain would stay.
Though my heart I leave behind me,
All the sweet home ties that bind me,
There's the sight that ever blinds me,
Fair mirage that but reminds me
Of the curse upon me laid.
'Tis the Wanderlust that's calling
Brooks no stumbling, brooks no falling,
No eluding, no excluding
From the heart the restless dart,
When the Wanderlust is calling.
Stately sway the forest tops,
Into them a star-gem drops,
Into them the night fowl flops,
In the lake a lone frog hops,
And my soul goes wandering there.
Wide and dusty road before me,
Living blue the sky bends o'er me,
Nothing but myself to bore me
To my heritage restore me
Thus I answer to the call.
Languid palm arms beckon slowly,
Welcomes me the cottage lowly,
Dark eyed virgins pure and holy,
As I wander in my folly
Bound by chains I cannot break.
Tepid amber depths invite me,
Clinging seaweeds oft excite me,
Aerial visions oft affright me,
But the winged things in their Bight
Call me brother and I hear.
S0 have I the bird for brother,
And the gipsy for another,
And the wide world is my mother,
And this call, this Wanderlust,
Is her blessing, not her curse.
A. FLECKENSTEIN, 18
The Twentieth of August
The strange story I am about to relate owes nothing to imagination, but
is told as actual history.
In the spring of 1914, Jean Renaud, a lieutenant in the French army
marched from Paris, at the head of a body of old troops and recruits. He
was to join his regiment which, encamped in the neighborhood of the Argonne
forest, was operating against the Germans. They halted to rest and refresh
the men and horses at a small village, not far from the lines of the army.
After eating the best supper money could buy, the lieutenant lighted his
pipe and strolled forth for an evening walk.
M' Seeing an unusual crowd about one of the bivouac hres, he drew near
to see what was going on. The object of attraction was a tall, swarthy,
dark-eyed and black-haired Bohemian woman, dressed rather richly in a sort
of half Oriental costume. She held the hand of a gray-haired old veteran
and was telling his fortune. '
"Son of the Rhine," she said, "your days are numbered. Fire and steel
have spared you thus far--but the bullet is cast that will cost you your life.
Ere three moons have passed horse and rider will have parted company."
The old soldier turned away from the prophetess with a blank look.
"There won't be many of our troop left, lieutenant," said the old fellow.
"if the woman speaks true. She has predicted the same fate to half a dozen
"Who is she?" asked Jean.
"I know nothing of her except that she sells good brandy and wine and
also turns a penny by telling fortunes."
"Who comes next for his fortune P" asked the Bohemian, glancing around
with her snake-like eyes. "Who craves the knowledge of the wise Zela P"
"That I do, mistress," said the lieutenant, gayly, and advanced ungloving
his hand. "I have no faith in your prophecies, though my men seemed so
daunted by them."
The fortune teller looked at the lieutenant's hand curiously.
"The twentieth of August," was all she said.
"The twentieth of August," repeated Jean. "What am I to make of
that? I asked for my fortune and you reply?-"
"The twentieth of August," repeated the forune teller, dismissing him
with a wave of her hand. "I will tell no more fortunes tonight. But do
not forget the date-you will have occasion to remember it." With these
words she turned and went into the tent. The deep voice of the woman, her
face and figure, mingled with the mystery of her reply, fixed the "twentieth
of August" firmly upon the lieutenant's mind.
In due time the lieutenant reached his army and shared alike with
them the fatigue and dangers which surrounded them. It was well known
that the Germans in this war made no prisoners, but a mark was the price
set upon each soldier brought into their camp, and all the Germans lost no
opportunity in earning it. This arrangement was fatal to the French out-
post, because scarcely a night passed that the Germans did not comein such
large numbers that they easily outnumbered the French. Also their attacks
were made with such secrecy that they rarely failed. Col. Monteynard
thought of a plan and every night strong pickets of cavalry were sent out
to protect them. But the Germans soon became acquainted with this and
still more soldiers were sent by them, so that after awhile the picket service
became of such a nature that a man might as well settle up his accounts
before going, as he rarely, if ever, returned.
Matters were in this state in the month of August. Eight days before
the twentieth of August the lieutenant was favored by a visit from the
fortune-teller. He had seen her often before this and was on quite familiar
terms with her, but her manner previous to this had always been haughty
"What now, Zela ?" was his greeting.
"I've come begging," she replied. "You are rich. I am poor."
"Nonsense," replied the lieutenant. "My sword is my only fortune.
My purse is as light as my heart."
"Both are heavier than mine. You can leave me a trifle in your will."
"In my will! I have no thoughts of making one," exclaimed the lieu-
tenant in surprise.
"You should," replied the fortune-teller, gravely. "The twentieth of
August is near at hand."
"But what is to happen on the twentieth of August?"
"You are destined to fall on that day-the stars have declared it."
"I shall cheat the stars then. And I shan't make my will. You say
I shall be slain on the twentieth of August. I say I shall not. Now, an
opinion is worth nothing if it isn't worth backing, and I'll bet you two of
my best horses and fifty francs against a hamper of your best wine that I
shall survive the twentieth of August."
"Agreed," said the Bohemian.
"We'll have it in writing," said the lieutenant, and called the army
auditor. The Bohemian looked on gravely while it was being drawn up, and
then withdrew with stately mien.
The twentieth of August came, but there was no appearance of an
engagement. It was the turn of the lieutenant's regiment to furnish picket
duty that night, but two of his comrades were on duty before him. Evening
came, the men mounted the horses and were ready to march when the sur-
geon of the regiment appeared.
"What is the matter?" asked the lieutenant.
"Your friend, Max, who was to take command, is seriously ill."
"Indeed! Then Arnold takes command."
Arnold hastily dressed himself, buckled on his sabre and prepared to
mount. But no sooner was he in the saddle than the horse, which up to
this time had been perfectly gentle, began to rear and plunge violently.
Every effort to calm him was without avail and he ended by throwing the
rider and breaking his leg.
"It's your turn now," said the surgeon.
Although he was very brave, the lieutenant could not help but think of
the prophecy of the fortune-teller as he mounted his horse. He was in
command of eighty men and was joined by one hundred and twenty from
another regiment. They halted near a marsh and as there were no men in
front of these they remained in their saddles. About half past two they were
surprised by a sudden attack from the Germans. The French were outnum-
bered two to one and the army was cut to pieces. The lieutenant received
at least eight sabre cuts and his horse, severely wounded, fell with him, rolling
over on his riht leg.
At last when not a single Frenchman was left standing, the Germans
began to plunder them, killing those who were only wounded. As the
lieutenant watched them he thought that the prophecy of the fortune-
teller would surely come true, when the horse suddenly made a convulsive
movement which enabled him to free his leg. He cast about for a plan of
escape and decided to throw himself into the marsh, though he had seen
several men attempt this in vain. Over horses and dead men he crawled
and his youthful activity and his good star enabled him to reach the swamp.
Into it he sank up to his knees, but he toiled on a little farther until at last
he stopped utterly exhausted. Loss of so much blood rendered him uncon-
scious and when he came to himself the sun was high in the heavens.
The Germans had apparently gone, so he endeavored to make his way
toward firm ground. Though he had waded but a little way into the marsh,
in his weakened condition he was nearly an hour getting out of it. And
when finally he lay panting upon the dry earth, a sense of impending ill seized
him and he raised his head to find himself looking into the face of a German.
"Take my watch, my money, my uniform, anything but my life," he
"All that belongs to me and your head too," the German replied.
"My family is rich, make me your prisoner and you will receive a large
"I should have to wait too long for my money," the other replied. "Hold
still so I can cut off your head."
But the lieutenant clung closely to him, and as the German was baring
his victim's throat for the knife the latter felt something hard in his adver-
sa:-y's belt--it was an iron hammer. I-Ie seized the hammer jerked himself
free from the German, and without losing an instant he dealt a blow against
the head of his antagonist. As the German fell, the lieutenant caught the
knife and plunged it several times into the body. Free at last! He began to
run and soon reached the French camp. '
That day he was attacked with a raging fever and was confined to the
hospital for many months. After he returned to his regiment the fortune-
teller delivered in person the hamper of wine he had won and congratulated
him upon his escape.
Later he learned that the Bohemian was a spy, entering the German
camps at night and telling them of the movements of the enemy. A German
cipher which served her as a passport was found upon her and she was
sentenced to die.
Before her execution the lieutenant questioned her about the fortune
she had predicted. She confessed that by playing spy to both the French
and German troops she was able to learn what moves were to be made on
both sides. Then those who consulted her for their fortunes had confided
in her many things that were transpiring in both camps, the rest was guess
work. Many of the soldiers had laughed at her predictions, so she sought
to strengthen their belief in her by using him as an example and by setting
the date of his death so far ahead of time. Her relations with the officers
had enabled her to find out that there were two on the list who should go
on picket duty before the lieutenant that eventful night. To one of these
she had sold drugged wine and just as the other was mounting his horse
she had thrust a piece of burning tin into the animal's nostrils causing him
to become unmanageable and to throw the man.
This, then, was the secret of her knowledge. She went to the gallows
with as bold and defiant an air as she had when she was predicting fortunes.
MARY MacPHERSON, '17,
The Call of the Students
You've been told of a tower that once stood on the Rhine,
By waters which silently flow,
You've been told of a high school which loomed up so line,
Let me see-twenty odd years ago.
Well, people, this building was good in its day,
But the time of its service is past,
Of course we might call it a theme for a lay,
But it isn't the kind that will last.
Old Father Time has turned many a page
Since this tower on the Rhine was renowned,
And it's one of the features of our active age
That we crave a new high school in town.
Now, don't get the hunch that we're "cocky" and proud.
'Cause we want a new home of our own,
And don't cry out in the maddening crowd
That we'll move in it solely to "bone,"
From the windows, imagine, whene'er it is clear
Full many a sight may be seen:
The deep rolling bay, the White City so dear
Can be swept by our eye ever keen.
O, never a student shall go on his way
,Up the great world's enticing trail,
But he'll say in his pride, where'er he abide,
"It's from Arcata High that I hail."
You are welcome to build it whenever inclined,
The sooner the better for us,
just set up the corner stone any old time,
And we sure will move in with a rush. P
THOMAS LEAVEY, '17
Softly comes the daylight, in waves of rose and gold the great sun
comes, majestic, splendid, and over great wooded and snowy heights the sun-
beams stray like boys at play, eager to hunt new paths and places. The
mountains fresh from baths of dew, clad anew in their leafy green garments,
raise their summits in their age-old greeting to returning day. Great shaggy
crests rear skyward, topped by giant trees with grotesque and knotted limbs.
Here and there a bare spot, a great stony crag, evince the work of the ele-
ments-the lightning's herce stroke, the thunders crash-and here and there
great boulders lodge, as if the giants of old growing tired of their play, had
cast them down and left them.
Down the steep sides of the mountain, the mountain torrent leaps and
sings, sings in its reckless joy of life, sings as it futilely dashes against the
worn rocks, only to spend itself in a harmless silvery shower over the nearby
trees and brooksides. A bird's song echoes through the trees, the calling
of the fox to his mate and even the shrill whistle of the pheasant and quail
form part of the woodland melody. They are all worshippers in this, God'S
Far down below where the torrent Hows in a peaceful, babbling stream,
where the mountains part, a little spot, clean and green as an emerald peeps
out. A tiny cabin standing by the creek gives evidence that even humans
seek these vast solitudes to live and thrive and work. The city's glare and
noise, its falseness, its petty cares and grievances are not all man's earthly
lot, but here under the majestic shadow of the friendly forest, he who loves
nature may "hold communion with her visible forms," and she may glide
"Into his darker musings, with a mild
And healing sympathy, that steals away
Their sharpness, ere he is aware." '
ESTHER LINDSTRAND, 'l7.
Majestically they rear their foreheads above the bustle and noise of
the busy valleys. Serene and holy they remain the same year after year.
Their very greatness humbles and yet exalts man at the same time. In the
mountains one feels the nearness of Him who has created all this Wonder,
oneself included. Looking about at the countless aisles of giant trees, the
myriads of birds,'the millions and millions of small animals and insects invis-
ible to the eye, but living, you feel just an atom of this densely populated
sphere. Again you are made to feel that all has not been in vain: you may
not be as large as the mountain, or as tall and straight as the trees or as
graceful and beautiful as the clouds overhead, but nevertheless as their
existence has been for some definite purpose, so have you been placed in
the whirling stream of life to make your mark, and out on the mountains
through the close influence of God you feel and swear that you will make
LUCILLE GRAETER, '17.
The Mountain Stream
What do I hear trickling in this wild looking place? Down under
some cold, thick moss there seems to be a little, narrow stream of water
flowing out slowly, so slowly that a leaf might stop it. How this little
stream started I don't know, or how long it has been running. Perhaps it
just started when I came there. I lifted the moss, but still the water
seemed to ooze out of the ground. It was a gentle little thing, and although
it did not have life, it seemed to ask me to put the moss over it again for
fear the sun might discover it and take away its cool, refreshing taste or
something might injure or turn its course in some way. I knew it did not
want to be disturbed as it began to ripple and make a funny noise, so I put
the moss back again. I followed the stream and it seemed to want to be
more perfect as it went along. Large rocks lay in its way, but it gently curved
around them without any noise. The stream was honest and clear, and along
its course, could be plainly seen. Not once did it seek to become hidden.
And at last it reached its destination, and proud of its life, emptied into a
large, clear, bright, pool.
EDWARD MAHONEY, '19.
The day is spent, behind that purple cloud,
The sun, his bright work clone, is sinking fast,
E'en while we gaze, the length'ning beams are cast,
And as he drops, the shadows quickly crowd.
There is no sound, calm does the earth enshroud.
Now o'er the brow of wooded hill he's passed,
The glitter's gone on gleaming bay and mast,
And roar of distant surf breaks silence, bowed.
Dark night comes on apace, the sun is gone,
But from the heavens which black and blacker grow,
With splendor new created he will rise
To cast his light on terrace, steep and lawn,
Another proof by Nature sent to show
That light from darkness not far distant lies.
WALTER J. BAKER, '17,
The Will of Allah
"The will of Allah! The will of Allah!"
The words broke the desert stillness and then all was quiet again. The
heavy silence following the prayer seemed to mock man's presumption in believ-
ing in the supremacy of any being over the mighty Spirit of the desert. In the
orange rays of the dying sun was strongly silhouetted the form of a kneeling
Arab devoutly murmuring his prayers with face turned toward Mecca and head
submissively bent until it touched the sand. Behind him was the camel kneeling
in submission to his master as the Arab was to his. Far back of the grotesque
form, up against the face of the dipping ball itself stood a cactus, bold. strong,
indomitable, the very spirit of the desert which waits patiently for its victim,
scorning the lapse of years. It can afford to bide its time. Twenty, thirty
times, may the Arab pass safely over its sands with his train of heavily laden
camels bearing his merchandise, his precious perfumes and his spices, but the
thirty-first or second-"Ah, Allah be merciful," then does the desert mete out
a full portion of its terrible revenge. Like an insatiable monster filled with
greed, it rises up in its anger, swallows the helpless human and buries him in its
shifting sepulchre, or leads him on with elusive pictures of fair palm trees and
celestial springs, and when at last the crawling, groveling pigmy, with hanging
tongue falls gasping on the sand, striving for a last breath, then it exults in its
power and watches gloatingly as the hot sun beats upon the remains and as the
carrion perch upon the bones and croak their satisfaction.
Hassan Ben Ebu had certainly made his allotted number of trips across
the desert, for fully forty times, he had outwitted his watchful enemy in
traversing the wastes of the Sahara. Each time had his skin grown more
leathery and wrinkled, his heart more shriveled. and his purse fatter, each trip
he had left his young wife for a longer space of time, lost his respect for her
and learned to ignore his sturdy sons who played before the door. He shut
them out of his heart and memory as things of the past, and now his shrunken
breast held but three things: a seemingly misplaced religious devotion, a pas-
sion for filling his coffers, and a scorn of the desert which he had so many
times outwitted. This last journey had brought him enormous returns, for
surely his purses were marvelously well filled. A sort of longing for the home
which he had not for so long visited came upon him together with the realiza-
tion of the approach of old age. The vision of his wife's comely face floated
before him, and to his eyes the desert assumed a treacherous tenderness. This
brooding air of peaceful calm wrought upon his feelings and further softened
his heart. Suddenly the money-gatherer decided to settle down and spend his
old age at home, and at sunset he dismounted from his camel, bowed meekly in
the sand, crying "The will of Allah be done! Praises to Allah !"
And though he could not know it the Spirit of the desert sprang up from
its position of crouching watchfulness and exulted. It foresaw the doom of the
Arab 5 worked to bring it about. The man who in his pride and strength could
not be captured, might now through his meekness and change of heart, be
entangled in an easy snare. It chuckled sardonically and all unseen danced
fiendishly before the kneeling form in scorn and triumph.
After many minutes of prayer and meditation the man remounted and
continued his journey by night. In the early dawn the relentless Spirit was
awake and, craftily gathering his forces, brought about a heavy storm. Soon
the wind died away with a moan and save for the drifts which piled high on
every side lay the same endless stretches of gleaming sand through which the
Arab moved in the direction of the oasis he was seeking.
As time passed the oasis did not appear and a dull foreboding seized the
man but soon the spot of green for which he watched appeared, though rather
more to the right than he had expected. He changed his course in order to
make a straight line for it, a trifle chagrined to find that he had miscalculated,
that his sense of direction had been disturbed by the storm. Behind followed
the gleeful Spirit, silently jeering and taunting the unconscious victim who had
been thrown off his guard and had fallen so easily into the trap set for him.
As the Arab advanced the green spot receded, but he was too much lost
in anticipation and reverie to notice that it grew no nearer. He saw his wife's
face light up at his approach 3 felt her tender, clinging arms about his weazened
throat and knit his brows in a fruitless effort to recall the names of his
offspring. "The eldest, the lithe slender lad, was it Ben Selim or Abdallah
Mohammed? Ah, well, Allah be praised, he would soon find out. He would
show them what a benevolent father could be. He would"-but a dry dusty
prickle in his throat reminded him of his thirst. The spring must be quite near,
but no, it was as far away as ever and more to one side, which side, the Arab
found himself unable to decide. Misgivings assailed him-a mirage?--no,
he was too old for that, he could no longer be deceivedg this was truly the
oasis he sought. At his touch the camel quickened his paceg time passed and
the sun's rays grew stronger, scorching his back like fire, but at last the waving
plumes of the palms grew nearer,--then nearer still, until in imagination he
sniffed the fragrance of ripening dates. Then suddenly the oasis seemed very
far away. No longer could the thirsty traveler doubt that this was a mirage:
truly his eyes had deceived him. But even though he realized this fact he knew
nothing better to do than to follow the fickle palms, for he was now so far
out of his track that he could not hope to find it again except by a stroke of
luck. The weary master urged his camel forward again and with bent head
muttered through parching lips, "The Will of Allah :-Oh my children,"--and
all that day followed the changingnspot of green. Ever as he prayed that it
might remain where it was, it receded slowly. The cruel heat of the sun fell
upon him, the dust choked himg his thirst overpowered him. He became feverish
and unnatural, but after eternities the sun sank into the sand and the heat
Day came again, to find the Arab riding, lying forward on the neck of
the faithful camel. As the sun rose higher his delirium increasedg he became
crazed and rolled in his saddle. Again he saw the palms become stationary
and again he drew near them. His throat crackled as he strove to emit a
cry of bitter disbelief, but the green no longer melted into the distance at his
approach. A feeling of joy and thanksgiving swept over him for he felt as
one redeemed from the grave. For a moment he was sane and murmured,
"The Will of Allah" in his heart though his lips were dumb.
At last he reached the life-redeeming spring, feebly rolled from the camel
and crawled near the edge to drink. One glance at the green translucent water
and he drew back with a look in his eyes that was terrible to see, the look of
one who in unspeakable torment is offered the cup of life and peace only to
have it jerked from his hand. A cry of horror and anguish was forced through
his cracked lips, the light of insanity reappeared in his eyes and he rolled about
and cursed bitterly in his heart. Full well he knew at one glance that this was
the famous "Poison Oasis of the Sahara." What poison this spring contained
men knew not, but this they knew, that he who drank the treacherous draught
would lie dead within half an hour as surely as the sun doth rise and set.
The Arab gazed at the water for which he had traveled so many miles and
had suffered so much to obtain, this life renewing fluid which was to enable
him to return to home and love, and saw instead a green poison, more deadly
than a snake bite. He raved and cursed with the strength of a madman. tearing
his throat in the struggle to emit words. Suddenly he leaped forward, a darting
light of reckless despair in his glazing eyes, cupped his hands, filled them with
the cool green poison, then drank slowly, deeply, and with relish. As he threw
himself backward the realization of what he had done came to him. He
regained the use of his senses and reasoned calmly, allowing himself fifteen
minutes to live. His thoughts turned to his wife, home, and children. "All that
was not for such as I," came huskily from the fevered lips. "The--will of
Kneeling submissively to the will of his God he murmured his prayer in
the golden light of the setting sun while the camel knelt behind him. Against
the dipping ball a cactus stood up boldly, straight, unconquerable, indomitable,
the very Spirit of the Desert. And the Desert Spirit obtained his revenge.
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Despite the fact that a class in debating was
organized in the early part of the year little in-
terest was taken on the part of the students in
the try-outs, and it was almost feared that Ar-
cata was to have no debating team. Although
a number devoted their energy towards collect-
ing material none seemed willing
to debate. However, at the last c
moment, Rosella Damgaard, Har-
old Sorenson, Oscar Larson and
Donald Horton responded. From " a X
these the latter three were chosen,
amgaard as alternate.
night, March 10, Fortuna, represented
with Arcata at Arcata, the question,
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school age, that is from 14 to 20, un- Harem S0'e"S""
less physically disabledf'
Fortuna was unable to handle the burden of proof
placed upon her, so the judges, james Mahan, As-
sistant District Attorney Nelson and Clarence Coonan,
decided in favor of Arcata.
On the same evening Ferndale, de- ,.,
bating the same question, won from
As both Arcata and Ferndale upheld
the negative, another question has been
chosen for the final debate which will be held in
Ferndale, April 18. Although the question, "Resolved,
That motion picture theatres are a desirable amuse-
ment," is not one upon which gooddebate work can
be done, the Arcata debaters will seek to uphold the
negative in a creditable manner.
Turning back again to our first years in this dear old High School we can
recall our introduction into the commercial world of the Arcata High School.
It was a small room about 12x16 without modern equipment. TWO or three
rows of seats were placed systematically together. Adjoining this main room
was a tiny little box-like closet which served as a typing room. Four typewriters
were ranged around the four walls, just leaving room for the chairs and their
occupants. We were not especially impressed by this display but commended
the brave teacher and students, who in spite of all odds were attempting to prove
to the community what a useful thing is the art of stenography and typewriting.
At the present time just as we are leaving our old school we are forced
to look back at the advancement which has been made in the Commercial
Department. The different branches of commercial work now hold full sway
in a large two-roomed flat. A busy business aspect pervades and encompasses
all who enter through its door. The first room boasts of our long tables. a
blackboard, a large cupboard and desk. But do not think this room is bare.
just glance around and see the neatly typed letters on display around the walls.
But the lure of the typewriter's click leads us on. Here in the room beyond
are ten typewriters all clattering merrily along. Shelves and paper holders,
piled neatly with white typewriting paper, grace one side of the room while
the work of the students is displayed in book form along the other side wall,
But the newest and most wonderful addition to this room is a large three-
drawered tiling case. We are gradually adding the newer methods of handling
the increasing fiow of papers and letters. There are two full classes in first
and second year shorthand, and there is scarcely one minute throughout the
day when the typewriters are not busy. VVe thus leave this business-like atmo-
sphere with the feeling that the day is not far off when we shall see greater
things being accomplished within the walls of these commercial rooms.
The night after visiting the commercial department of the A. U. H. S.
I had a most wonderful dream. I believed myself to be in a large busy office.
People were rushing hither and thither with papers and letters while others
were clicking away on the typewriters, and still others were taking down dicta-
tation at the rate of about 150 words a minute. What in the world was I in?
Bewildered beyond reason I walked up to one of the young ladies and asked
her what sort of place this was. "Why this is the Commercial Ofiice of the
A. U. H. S. They have built this place for the use of those taking shorthand
and typewriting. The classes in commercial work have increased to such num-
bers that the trustees were forced to build us a separate building. We have
forty Underwood Typewriters now, a Dick's Rotary Mimeograph Machine,
three Dictaphones, a Marchant Calculating and Adding Machine, besides others
of the latest inventions for our work. We are planning on having-1"
Here I woke with a start. Well, that was certainly some dream for the
A. U. H. S. I am sure we all heartily wish that some day in the future this
dream may become a reality.
Left to Flight: Walter Baker, Alden Sage, Elenore Gaynor, Clyde Sage, Miss Mabel
Briscoe, Theodore Westdln, Mellna Dubeault, Mrs. Shirley Russell, Miss Anne von
Glahn, Greta McConnaha
First Flow: Mary Durdan, Miriam Tilley, Eleanor Crawford, Lois Everding, Lorene
Robertson, Elenore Gaynor, Mary MacPherson, Helen Smith
Second Row: Emma Fletcher, Norma Foster, Ivy Wentworth, Lottie Beer
The Student Body
The Student Body holds it regular meeting the last Friday in every
school month. After transacting any business that may come before the
students a short program is given including the reading of the "Advance"
The officers for the fall and spring terms of 1916-17 were:
THOMAS LEAVEY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . President . . . .......... . .GEORGE STEBBINS
HAROLD SORENSON ..... . . . Vice-President . . .... HAROLD SORENSON
MAz1E PATTEN ..... .... S ecretary .... .............. I DA SEELY
MANSEL CLARK .... ..... T reasurer .... .... A NNA FLEcKENs'rErN
GEORGE STEBBINS .... Athletic Manager ...EDWARD MAHONEY
Lois EVERDING . A d.t. C .tt .'.. CLYDE SAGE
WILBUR MONROE " M ' my mmm ff " Lois EVERDING
This year more school spirit has been shown in our monthly meetings.
This has been manifested in several ways. In the past there has been dif-
ficulty in raising money for athletics but this year a student body tax has
been levied which worked out very successfully. Everyone paid his dues
promptly and there has been sufficient money to carry on student activities.
The manner in which the students backed the Hi-Jinks was a credit to
the school. Approximately eighty students took active part in the perform-
ance and all worked together in perfect unison. That was an instance of real
Ukulele and Guitar Club
This year a Ukulele and Guitar Club has been organized under the lead-
ership Of Mrs. Russell. They practise once a week and often contribute to
affairs outside of the school in addition to the regular student body meetings.
An orchestra, something entirely new, was formed this year under the
direction of Miss von Glahn. Practise is held twice a week regularly. Much
praise should be given the director and members for they have added greatly
to the enjoyment of the student body this year. A good part of the pleasure
derived from their playing has come in the form of matinee dances given
The Girls' Agricultural Club
The Girls' Agricultural Club consists of ten members. They entered into
a bean contest this year. Hildegarde Carlson won the first prize for growing,
canning and selling her beans. Elenore Gaynor has the distinction of hand-
ing in the best essay on "HOW I Grew and Canned My Beans."
The Boys' Agricultural Club
The Boys' Agricultural Club seems to have been a failure this year. One
would think in a community like this a great deal of interest would be taken
in such an organization. Shame on the boys for letting the girls get ahead
of them in a field of work which is so essentially man's!
Aug. 14-School started today with an enrollment of one hundred and fifty
pupils, with such a large Freshman Class that everywhere one looks there
is green upon the horizon.
Sept. 9-Freshman Initiation-Freshmen duly initiated.
Sept. 12-Glee Club and School Orchestra organized under leadership of
Miss von Glahn.
Sept. 18--Ukelele Club organized by Mrs. Russell.
Sept. 25-Student Body Meeting--Oh me! Oh my! a new amendment made
to the constitution for a student-body tax of seventy-live cents a semester.
All have paid well but everybody's pocket-book is Hat, especially among
some members of the Senior Class. But, nevertheless, good school spirit
has been shown in the prompt payment of the dues.
Oct. 2-Debating Society organized under leadership of Miss Boudinot.
Oct. 4-Crayon Work was taken up in the drawing class today. Quite a
come down for the Seniors-put' them in mind of their childhood days.
Oct. 28-Basketball and Football games at Fortuna. Two legs broken in
playing football-otherwise good game. Hallowe'en Mask Ball given by
the Sophomores in the evening after the games.
Oct. 31-Funds low. Plans for a fair to replenish them.
Nov. 4-Football and Basketball games postponed. just as well. No hope
for Arcata anyway.
Nov. 9--Big time in English Classes-Election of Wilson.
Nov. 25-Hi-jinks over, thank goodness! Now, perhaps there will be some
good lessons again.
Dec. 21-Senior Christmas tree and dinner. Matinee dance in the Assembly
Hall in the afternoon from 2:30 to 5:00. Music by the High School
jan. 8-Back to school again after Christmas holidays.
Ian. 12-Senior Farewell Party for Argyle Desmond. i
Feb. 5-The Seniors mourn the loss of a member, Mansel Clark. VV e sus-
pect he is going to enter the business life.
Feb. 16-Mr. Nelson, principal of Fortuna High School, and Mr. Neighbor,
principal of Eureka High, honored the Arcata High School with a visit
Feb. 28-We welcomed into our midst a new Senior, Rita Scott.
What We See Every Noon
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On account of continued advance in the price
paper during the past year, plans were made
to help defray the expenses of the school annual
by an entertainment in the form of a Hi-,links
the direction of the Advance Staff. De-
forbidding weather conditions it proved a
social as well as a financial
Excelsior Hall was se-
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and sideshows O
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events of the evening were carried through on
schedule time-sideshows alternating with -the
The opening numbe as
musical sketch, " il
maid." This,ffollo A
ever prcfipular "Poppy Drill,"
from " he Windmills of Hol-
land," given by the High our own Charley
School two years ago, a burlesque of the drill by
clowns, a Little Boy Blue dance, an exhibition box-
ing match, and Plantation Melodies by a male
quartet, made up the program on the main stage,
while there were Hawaiian selections by ten maids
from the Hawaiian Islands in the Ha-
Booth which occupied a prominent position
end of the hall. -
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W S, for the rest of the evening. Each
Cf! rent sideshows proclaimed the
gl wonders and mysteries "just inside this
Q -"""""' tent." The sideshows consisted of The Sniggles
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been borrowed from the "Examiner" for,
The students all worked willingly and
their utmost to help out in every possible
The co-operation of the students and faculty was
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Operag The Incubator Babiesg The
Art Galleryg and The Nigger Babies.
While the sideshows were a great
success, there was nothing as well
patronized as the large slide which
was built from the balcony to the floor
at an angle sufficient to give each per-
son who went down it momentum
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a big factor in making
the carnival a success.
The Freshman Class became members of the A. U. H. S. on Fri-
day evening, September first, between the hours of eight and
twelve, when they were initiated by the Sophomores. Each lit-
tle Freshie was duly decorated with a pretty green "F" on his
cheek or forehead. T hen each in turn received his medicine, con-
sisting of some limburger cheese, olive oil and beet juice. A few
too young to drink punch were given their nipples and bottles of
milk. Two Freshmen rather fond of wading were given a pan
of water and one was fortunate enough to get in with one foot,
while the other one was unable to find the pan, so was deprived
of this pleasure. The Sophs. were very good in giving shampoos
which were supposedly rotten eggs, but really only water in an
eggshell, which was broken upon the victim's head. V
Following the initiation Wagner's two-piece orchestra furn-
ished the music for the dance. Punch was also served. The
Assembly was prettily decorated in nasturtiums and huckleberry
On Saturday evening, October 28, 1916, the Sophomores
gave the student body a masquerade ball. The Assembly Hall
was artistically decorated in huckleberry greens, witches, black
cats and all the weird emblems characteristic of All Saints' Eve.
During the first part of the evening two pantomimes were
staged entitled, "Lochinvar," and "The Girl and Her Three
Suitorsf' Earl Molander took the part of the much sought after
girl and kept the audience guessing who he was. There was
also a fortune-telling booth where everyone was able to learn his
future. Many clever costumes were in evidence, especially that
of "our pet Freshman," Wendell Kerr, who came arrayed in a
Dutch suit with red bloomers and a blue waist with a black tie.
But the Sandman called early on Wendell and he went home.
Frank Smith and several others slept through the party-but
Fortuna was responsible for this, so no apology was necessary.
A dance was given on December 9th in the Assembly Hall,
to celebrate the end of the Hi-Jinks and also the end of 1916
Athletics. The other three high schools of the county were in-
vited. Eureka was well represented. Music was furnished by
Messrs. johnson, Haltinner, and Courtright. Punch was served
throughout the evening and every one had a good time.
At 12:15 P. M., on December 21st, the Senior Class had a
banquet and Xmas tree in room eight. Following the banquet,
which had been prepared by members of the Senior Class, the
Xmas tree was unburdened of its load and the class went back
in spirit to childhood again.
The Junior Class had their annual candy pull in room six,
from 12 until 1 o'clock. The odor of boiling sugar and milk
made the Sophomores and Freshies wish that they were Juniors
so they could have a candy pull, too.
At 2:30 that afternoon the High School Orchestra gave a
dance in the Assembly. The hall was cleared of seats at noon
so the dance commenced promptly at the scheduled time. Ten
cents admittance was charged, and the sum of 37.90 was cleared,
to go toward buying new music. Ella Griiiith and Walter Baker
played for a couple of dances and gave the orchestra a rest and
a little fun.
On the evening of December 22, Eureka gave a dance and
the Arcata High was invited. Those who were able to go had
a very good time.
Friday evening, January 12th, was spent pleasantly by mem-
bers of the Senior Class at the home of Miriam Tilley. The
party was in honor of Argyle Desmond, who left the following
day for Eureka where he has taken up his studies in the E. H. S.
The first part of the evening was spent in dancing. The boys
seemed rather bashful at first, but finally got up enough spunk
to ask the girls to dance. The girls took turns and furnished the
music for dancing. T iring of dancing, cards were taken up. At
eleven o'clock refreshments consisting of ice cream, cake and
nabiscos were served. After refreshments, came speeches, then
informal talks. The party broke up at twelve o'clock.
On Friday afternoon, March 2nd, the orchestra gave its
third dance of the season. The new school drums arrived on the
previous VVednesday and were thoroughly tried out and ap-
proved by the student body.
Saturday evening, March 10th, a dance was given in the
Assembly Hall, after the debate, in honor of Fortuna. The hall
was prettily decorated with ivy and daffodils. The school or-
chestra, which deserves a great deal of praise, furnished the
music for the occasion.
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Richard Walton Tully
The cast for last year's Senior play was not chosen when the annual
went to press and consequently nothing was said of the catchy comedy, "A
Strenuous Life," which was presented Commencement week. Although the
characters had little over two weeks to work up their parts, they arose to
the occasion and the production was a big success.
The scene is laid in a Berkeley boarding house. Tom Harrington, a uni-
versity student, and his roommate, Reginald Black, are in arrears with their
board bill, and Tom is also far behind in his studies. He goes to San Fran-
cisco for a new military uniform and attends a banquet at the Palace Hotel,
where he meets Marion Davenant and her father, a rich old miner of the
"forty niner" type. Here he spends the money Black has given him to pay
the board bill. On his return he is met with numberless bills and notices of
delinquency in his studies, and worst of all, a telegram announcing that his
father and sister, Dulcie, are coming for a visit. To cover his tracks he in-
duces a Freshman to play the part of a new professor and the inopportune
arrival of the real professor forces Tom to bulldoze him into masquerading as
a Freshman. A desperate time for Tom and Reginald follows. In his efforts
to escape disaster Tom causes an estrangement between Reginald and his
sweetheart, Ruth, the niece of the landlady, Mrs. Wiggins. Mrs. Wiggins
takes a fancy to the miner, Davenant.
Tom's duplicity is discovered and he is forsaken by all but Nugata, the
Japanese servant, who can say nothing but "yis." He resolves to tell the
truth and finally, aided by one little lie and Nugata's "yis," he is forgiven by
all, and everything ends happily.
Lynn Keltner as Tom Harrington .surprised his many friends with as
clever a bit of acting as has been seen in amateur theatricals for a long time.
The part of Reginald Black, was acted out in true college life style by
Dan Davenant, a typical forty-niner, and his daughter, Marion, in love
with Tom, played an important role in the working out of the plot, the parts
being taken by Thomas Leavey and Myrtle Teal, respectively.
The two professors, Wilbur Monroe, as William E. James, of Stanford,
the rival college, and Chester Patenaude, as Professor Magee, the director of
the "gym" displayed unusual talent in their parts.
james Roberts, freshman, the pseudo-professor, brought down the house
with his clever acting and Lottie Beer, as Nugata, the japanese servant,
whose vocabulary was limited to "yis" made a big hit with the audience.
The part of Byron Harrington, the stern but proud father, was ably sus-
tained by Argyle Desmond, while Vida Knapp was a very natural Mrs. Wig-
gins, "a poor lone widow" easily taken advantage of because of her kindness
Maude MacPherson and Norma Dodge, who took the role of Ruth and
Dulcie, respectively, were especially good, and Dawley and Widow Maguire
in the persons of George Stebbins and Alethe Gaynor come in for their share
Tom Harrington, football captain .... .... L ynn Keltner
Reginald Black, Tom's chum ....... .. .Harold Sorenson
Byron Harrington, Tom's father ................. Argyle Desmond
james Roberts, a freshman ......................... Mansel Clark
William E. James, a new professor from Stanford, a '
rival college ................................. VV1lbur Monroe
Dan Davenant, from the hills .... ...... T homas Leavey
Prof. Magee, director of "gym" . . . .... Chester Patenaude
Nugata, a Japanese school girl ......... ....... L ottie Beer
Dawley, a collector ...................... .... G eorge Stebbins
Mrs. Wiggington Wiggins, the landlady .... ...... V ida Knapp
Marion Davenant ........ ........................... ll lyrtle Teal
Ruth Thorton, Mrs. Wiggins' niece ............ Maude MacPherson
Dulcie Harrington, Tom's sister from high school .... Norma Dodge
Widow Maguire, familiarly known as "The Widow". .Alethe Gaynor
As is usually the case, the annual this year goes to press before the pre-
sentation of the Senior play. The four-act comedy "Christopher Junior", by
Madeline Lucette Ryley, has been selected. The cast is as follows:
Christopher Colt, jr .............................. Kenneth Horton
Christopher Colt, Sr .... ..... T om Leavey
Tom Bellaby ........ . . .Harold Sorenson
Major Hedway .... ........ C lyde Sage
Mr. Simpson .... i ..... Raymond Knapp
Mr. Glibb .... ...... J ohn Hewitt
Job ....... ....... A lfred Pine
Whimper . . . ..... Donald H'orton
Mrs. Glibb .... ..... E lena Petersen
Mrs. Colt . . . .... Mary MacPherson
Nelly . . . ...... Lottie Beer
Dora .... ...Helen Smith
An Alumni Association was organized at the beginning of the fall term,
with the following officers: Rae Mahan, President and Harold Horton, Secre-
tary. This is the first time the old A. U. H. S. "grads" have really been in
earnest about forming an association and most of the graduates have joined.
That it is a permanent organization is shown by the real enthusiasm mani-
fested by the members. Many successful social affairs have been given, and
the Association is now on a firm financial footing.
Space will not permit individual mention of our entire alumni, but the
Class of '17 and their Alma Mater extend to them their best wishes for suc-
cess in the future.
Class of 1916
Marion Turner student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Alethe Gaynor .... student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Maude MacPherson.student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Mary Parton ..... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Mary Graham ..... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Maude Davis ..... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Hazel Fletcher . .. student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Marie Bruns ...... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Annabel Matthews. student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Vida Knapp ...... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
I-Iae Mahan ........ student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
Benj. Spaulding .... student Humboldt State Normal, Arcata Cal
Hildegard Carlson. student, Humboldt State Normal, Arcata, Cal
jane Carolan ............ Training, Sequoia Hospital, Eureka, Cal
Mae Noe ....... ..... T raining, Sequoia Hospital, Eureka, Cal
Lynn Keltner . . .
Melanie Suhr .....
Norma Dodge ....
Mrs. Verne Moore .
Zetta Meller .....
. . Post Graduate, Arcata Union High School
Eureka Business College, Eureka, Cal
Student, U. C., Berkeley, Cal
Qnee N. Myrtle Tealj, Korbel, Cal
Mrs. Ted Chamberlin .......... fnee Rosella Barterj, Arcata, Cal.
Milton Andrain ....... employed at the Barrel Factory, Arcata, Cal.
George Anderson .... Columbia Military Academy, Columbia, Tenn.
Graduates of Humboldt State Normal, 1916
Ida Douarin, '14 Candina Tonini, '14
Ceva Sapp, '14 Susie Anderson, '14
Alice Haugh, '14 Zaida Sherbourne, '14
Worthy mention should be made of the Normal graduates who have been
awarded positions in various schools. Walter Carlson, '14, and Chester Carl-
son, '13, have secured good positions in the Hawaiian Islands. Mrs. Joe
Crawford Qnee Gladys Hansen, '15j though only a High School graduate is
ilipwhalso a teacher in the Islands. This is a good showing for the Arcata
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The "Advance" regrets very much that there are so few exchanges this
year. Out of a list of nearly thirty, we received this year only the few men-
"Manzanita"-Your paper is excellent and the art department is especi-
"Breath of Ocean"--Yours is a very interesting paper and one takes great
pleasure in reading it. But why not have the jokes last?
"Copa De Oro" is one of the best papers we received. It is interesting
and well arranged.
"Sequoya"-- Your literary department is very good, but why not more
art? It adds greatly to a department.
"The Dawn"-Yours is a very neat paper. Both "The Rural Life Move-
ment" and "Commencement" numbers are very interesting.
"The Clarion"-Yours is a very good little paper, but don't you think it
would be better to put the ads in the back?
"Tomahawk"-Your art department could be greatly improved, and the
cover be more artistic. Your literary department is good.
"Megaphone"-Yours is a splendid paper. The material is well arranged,
the drawings are good. The cover design is very attractive.
"Sequoia"-Yours is a very artistic paper. A few short poems would im-
prove the literary department. An attempt at verse writing is as laudable as
an effort to write prose, and its result equally interesting and enjoyable.
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George Stebbins, "- Uuard
" ha" Arcata vs. Fortuna
On Saturday, October 28, the A. U. H. S. football team journeyed
to Fortuna to play their lirst game of the season. Both sides put up
a hard iight and at the end of the lirst half neither side had scored.
Arcata lost one of her best men during the first five minutes of play.
The score at the end of the game was 7 to O in favor of Fortuna. De-
spite the loss of a good player our boys fought hard until the end.
Arcata vs. Femdale
On Saturday, November 4th, the second game was played at
Arcata with Ferndale. Both teams were evenly matched and the game
was closely contested throughout. Both sides scored during the first
half, the half ending with the score of 13 to 6 against us. During the
last half Ferndale scored seven points while Arcata was able to score
seven, the final score being 20 to 13 in Ferndale's favor. Mahoney,
Stebbins and MacPherson won applause by their hard line bucking.
Arcata vs. Eureka
The last game of the season was played in Eureka on Monday,
November 12th. The Eureka team outweighed our team about thirty
pounds to a man. Most of our players on looking at the Eureka boys
knew not what to think. With no chance of winning our boys went
into the contest full of courage. No one was hurt and the game ended
with the score 53 to O against us, not equaling the 61 to O game, how-
ever. This was the iirst time Eureka had defeated Arcata in nine
years. Some one had to lose. Hats off to the winner.
Jane LeVeque, guard
Ruth Chrlstle, sub
Anna Fleckensteln, Edna Turner,
side center guard
Jessle Pritchett, forward
Lottle Beer, Ceflfel'
lla Mathews, sub
Ivy Wentworth, Elenore Gaynor,
, Girls' Basketball
Esther l.lndstrand,capt., Mazle pagan
The first game of basketball was played at Fortuna, October 28,
and the Arcata girls declare that it was the toughest game they have
ever played, Fortuna having no mercy on them. The Arcata girls
worked hard although they were outclassed at the start. At the end
of the first half the score stood 15 to 3 against them. Although our
girls tried hard in the last half they were unable to hold their oppon-
ents down and the score at the end of the game stood 29 to 9 in For-
The second game of the series was played at Eureka and Arcata
was again defeated. Although the team had no chance of winning,
the girls played hard and deserve a great deal of credit for trying.
The score was 37 to 9 in Eureka's favor.
The last game was played November 9th on our home grounds.
Both teams showed splendid team work, the Ferndale girls having a
small advantage. After a hard fought game the Ferndale girls came
out victorious, the score standing 27 to 16 in their favor.
Although the girls have not won a game they still have hope and
are looking forward to next year's games.
Ernest Stromberg, sub
Charles Harpst, Guard
Wallace McMlllan, center
Ernest Carlson, sub
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Clyde Sage, guard
Alden Sage, sub
Harold igxnerriiiny cap ' George Stebbins,
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Much interest was aroused this year in Boys' Basketball. Captain Sor-
enson succeeded in getting two teams out and practice games were held every
night. Games were also played with the Normal School which aided a great
deal in picking a good team.
The first game was played at Excelsior Hall, Saturday, February 3, be-
tween Arcata and Fortuna. The team work of both teams was exceptionally
good but our boys displayed more skill in the last half than in the first. The
score stood 19 to 13 in Fortuna's favor at the end of the first half. The last
half proved very exciting, Fortuna scoring 13 points and Arcata 20. Up to
the last minute Arcata was 1 point behind but a iield goal by Stebbins put
them one point ahead. The game ended with the score 33 to 32 in Arcata's
The team journeyed to Ferndale the following Saturday to play the sec-
ond game of the series. The Arcata boys were outclassed from the start
and the game ended with the score 43 to 24 in Ferndale's favor,
The last game was not played with Eureka, as Ferndale had already
captured the championship. Eureka wished to get an early start in baseball
and stated that they did not wish to play.
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George Stebblns, capt., EPMI! Carl OH
The lirst baseball game of the season was played March 28th with
Ferndale at Arcata.
One, Stanley Pine, started things in the game when, first man up
in the first inning, he slapped a snappy single over second base. Sor-
enson followed him with a walk, and after Carlson popped out to
third base, Stebbins walked. Nay, more, McMillan walked, too, Pine
scoring. Harris struck out and then big brother Alfred Pine brought
in Sorenson and Stebbins with a hit through second. McMillan stole
home for the fourth run, Alfred Pine being caught off first base for
the third out. Such is the important part of the story of the game,
for after the second inning Arcata was never headed or in danger.
Two hits and three walks brought the four runs that gave Arcata a
safe lead. Arcata gained two more runs in the fifth. In the lucky
seventh Arcata secured two more runs and also one in the eighth,
making a total of nine runs. Ferndale secured her only runs in the
MacPherson made his debut on the mound and worked well from
the first inning to the ninth. He disposed of eight men and walked
but four. The game although exciting could not be called fast be-
cause of the poor condition of the diamond. The locals will meet the
Eureka High School nine on the latter's diamond next Saturday and
a fast game is anticipated. The box score is as follows:
Ferndale AB R H PO A E Arcata AB R H PO A E
Collins . 2 0 0 0 S. Pine ...... 4 1 1 2
Francis . 1 3 0 0 Sorenson .... 4 0 3 1
Becker .. 1 0 O 0 Carlson ...... 3 1 10 0
Hicks 1 6 O O Stebbins ..... 2 1 1 0
Hadley . O 0 4 1 McMillan .... 3 2 9 1
Williams 1 12 l O Harris ....... 4 0 2 1
Oeschger 1 0 0 0 Pine ......... 4 2 0 0
O. Rieban 1 1 0 0 Smith ....... 4 0 1 1
Kemp .. 1 O 1 1 MacPherson .. 3 0 0 0
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The preliminaries of tennis were held at Arcata and Eureka on
November 28, 1916. Arcata defeated Fortuna by taking four events
out of Five. Eureka defeated Ferndale.
The finals came off the following Saturday, Arcata playing
Eureka. Eureka defeated Arcata thus claiming the championship.
The members of the A. U. H. S. team played hard but they did not
have the "pep" they showed the Saturday before.
Although Arcata has never done much in track, it is hoped that a
team will represent- Arcata at the track meet to be held at Ferndale
on May Sth. Last year the following team represented Arcata at the
track meet in Eureka: Pine, Anderson, Mahan, Desmond and Steb-
bins. They did not carry away any honors but they did arouse the
feeling that Arcata should be well represented in the track meet this
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A Freshman sat in class without a book. The teacher, seeing he had
none, said: '
"Stanley, did you forget your book?"
"No, ma'am," replied Stanley, "I just didn't think to bring it."
A group of students were looking over a list of Physics grades in a recent
examination. The grades on a whole were poor-except Oscar's-who got
Said Donald, "Well, Oscar's as bad oif as we are. He hasnf't got sense
enough to forget anything."
Miss C- Qin Englishj: "I don't want anyone coming into this book
without a class."
Wanted-Some nice little boy to keep Miss Briscoe supplied with lemon
drops-Jlth period typing class.
Lost-A Macbeth-Miss Chamberlin. QThis should be in the tragedy
Eph had been up the apple tree as his bulging pockets testified. The
recent owner of the fruit came along the fence, looked over, and saw him.
"Look here, little one," he cried angrily, "didn't I tell you not to let me
catch you here again ?" '
"Don't be alarmed," grinned Eph, getting into his stride, "you haven't
caught me yet."
Lottie Qholding up drawingj: "Are these books all right ?"
Mrs. Russell Qabsentlyj: "I don't suppose so, they usually aren't."
Anna F. fdrawing an applej : "Someone's taken a bite out of my model.
Shall I make a high light out of the hole?"
Mary MacPherson Qin Eng. IVQ reading from Macbeth:
"Be innocent of the knowledge dearest chunk." Cchuckj.
Miss B. Qin Englishj: "Now, Wendell, do you understand the meaning
of the word 'extinct' ?"
"Then name a bird that is now extinct."
"C1ipper? What kind of a bird is that?"
Wendell: "My pet pigeon. The cat caught him this morning."
The Ancient History Class, looking at a scene in Athens.
Lottie: "What's that white stuff on the hills?"
Miss Boudinot: "That's snow."
Lottie: "Well, I thought so myself, but Frank just told me it was
Frank: "Is it safe to love two girls at the same time ?"
Donald: "Not if they know it."
"I have a very bad report from your Principal about :your behavior,"
said Mrs. Pine to her son, Stanley. "Now, there is john Green, I am sure
his parents never get such reports about his conduct. Why don't you take a
leaf out of his book P"
"VVe1l, that's just what I was doing," replied Stanley, "I was tearing two
leaves from John's book when Mr. Cooperrider caught me."
Georgena Walsh to Grace Haugh: "There is something vertically wrong
Wilbur Monroe at Fortuna Hotel: "This beefsteak is so tough the
knife won't go through it."
Head Waitress: "Another knife for the gentleman."
john: "Smith would be a good runner if it weren't for two things."
L. Buckley: "What F"
John: "His legs."
1 Pa: "Yes,"
Willie: "Teacher says we're here to help others."
Pa: "Of course we are."
Willie: "Well, what are the others here for?"-Exchange.
Geo. S. to Tom: "Are you ready fReddyj Tom ?"
Tom: "That's what they call me."
Miss C. Cin French grammarj: "I heard a boy fairly murdering the
English language the other day."
Walter B.: "It wasn't me." -
Torn: "You put a bullet through it then."
Our missionary visitor Qdisplaying a cannibal war stickj : "You wouldn't
like to have that thrust thru your constitution, would you ?"
Some Senior Qwe suppose it was Mansell: "We sure would-through
our History Constitution."
Wilbur Cdiscussing Burke's speech in Eng. IVJ: "I couldn't under-
stand it. I don't know what's the matter with it."
Miss C.: "Maybe the matter isn't with it."
Mae Chaffey: "You're the it, Burr."
If Grace I-Iaugh should go away would Alfred Pine?
"What's your dog's name, sonny ?"
"Does Ginger bite F"
"No! Ginger snaps."
Miss Briscoe Qin typewritingj : "Ida, whom are you going to double up
Clyde: "Yes, I had a great reception after my song last night. The
audience shouted, 'Finel fine !"
Mary: "Good thing you didn't sing again."
Clyde: "Why, what do you mean ?"
Mary: "They would have yelled, 'Imprisonmentf the second time."
Earl: "Have you heard the latest news ?"
Alfred: "No, what ?"
Earl: "Mary Durdan has a Kjer." Ccarj.
Alfred: "What kind, a Ford P"
Earl: "No, a Milton."
Emma: "So you danced with Mahlon at the dance the other night."
Melina: "Yes, but how did you guess?"
Emma: "I noticed you are limping yet."
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ABE'S ELEGY WRITTEN IN THE HIGH SCHOOL .BASEMENT
The school bell tolls the knell of parting day
The kids released rush quickly out in glee,
,The teachers homeward wend their weary way
And leave the school to microbes and to me.
And now, my brooms, my shovels, and my hoes,
My dust pans, and my Cedar-sweep I take,
Between the desks which stand in ordered rows
I move, my onslaught on the dust to make.
Here lies a pencil, there a fountain pen,
Such devastation war did never make,
So often now my poor back needs must bend,
That every joint in all my frame does ache.
Wanted-To know what dictionary Wilbur Monroe uses. An-to-podes
is his pronunciation of antipodes.
Lois: "I hear you haven't a single joke for the "Advance" What have
you been doing, walking the streets ?"
Kenneth: "Yes, walking the streets with you."
Lois: 'fThat guy certainly has a crust."
Ethel: "Well, he ought to-his father's lots of dough, and his name is
Eleanor C.: "I'll bet I can make a worse face than you can."
Bjornsen: "Ah, gee whiz, look at the one you got to start with."
DIRECTORS : OFFICERS :
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While you're. in .High .School you're:in clover
But when you "commence" you commence all over
First National Bank
Hopes to be of assistance to you, offering
its complete B A N KI N G facilities
I. N. MINOR
GEO. W. I-IARPST
A. N. I-IU
Tl-IAD. A. SMITH
I. N. MINOR, President
GEO. W. HARPST, Vice President
J. C. TOAL, Cashier
HENRY A. SORENSON, Asst. Cashier
THE BANK OF ARCATA
ARCATA SAVINGS BANK
COMBINED ASSETS MORE THAN
81, 000, 000.00
The Friendship of
A Strong Bank IS A VALUABLE
RESOURCE FROM CHILDHOOD TO OLD AGE,
WESLEY W. STONE
SYLVESTER MYERS FRANK H. TOOBY
HENRY D. SWENC-EL. Animal Cashier
THE BANK OF ARCATA ARCATA SAVINGS BANK
HENRY F. BRIZARD
FRANK H. TOOBY
WESLEY W. STONE
FRANK H. TOOBY
WESLEY W. STONE
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SYLVESTER MYERS .
H. W. ,IACKSON L. C. EVERDING
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LORENS PETERSEN S. D. CERINI
Save Your Macatlam Streets
The Money Expended for This Class of Pavement
Will Be Lost Unless' Saved by Surfacing
The Continual Cost of Useless Sprinkling and Repairing Must Be Stopped and a
Surface Provided Which Will Be Both Dustless and Water-proof and
Still Be Within the Means of the Average Community.
Asphaltic Pavement will stand the heavy traffic. It can be used on concrete,
brick, water-bound macadam, gravel and decomposed granite roadways. It is a
tax-saver, and the pride of every community using it.
Have you ever figured what dust and mud have cost you annually?
Good streets increase values of property.
A Stanford University Drive is surfaced with WESTERN ROAD-A-LITE
Asphaltie Pavement-used annually by thousands of automobile tourists.
THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
of the State of Maryland reports the satisfactory condition of a Maryland Macadam
road surfaced with asphalt in 1910. This road was subjected to constant heavy
traffic for six years, and during that time maintenance cost practically nothing.
This is the way to capitalize the tax-payer's investment in old. crushed-rock
streets and roads. Use them for foundations for new, asphalt-bound tops. instead
of throwing them away and making a second investment in costly streets or roads.
new from the ground up.-Highway Magazine.
The College City-Forest Avenue, Palo Alto, Cal., is a high-class residence
street, suggesting improved streets for Arcata-The White City.
Western Motor Draying Co.
351-373 Noe Street, San Francisco, Cal.
LOCAL OFFICES : g g
337 E Street Old Bank of Arcata Building
Ceorgeson Building Plaza
Phone, 312 JOSEPH K. SMITH, Sole Agent-Humboldt Co. Phone, 70 W
Arcata Electrical Shop
House Wiring and Repairing,
Lamp Shades and Fixtures,
Flashlights, Batteries and Globes
Edison Mazda Lamps
Electric Door Bells
F. S. ANDERSON E. BRAND
AND DEALER IN
Five Per Cent Discount for Cash on all Groceries
Headquarters for the
WHITE CITY CASH BAKERY X
One Ford and One Auto Delivery.
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SMITH? B. H. Mooircliff
STORE Indian Motorcycles
ARCATA, cAL. A Bicycles
Complete line of .
Books and Ofiice Everything
MOORE can Hx it
Y r Trade Respectfull S l d
Ph zo Phone 154 R
Humboldt Cooperage Co.
Manufacturers of all kinds of
Tight and Slack Staves and Headings
Kegs and Pails
Box Shooks of Every Description
ARCATA i i ' sim FRANCISCO
OCBRIES ARM IMPLEMENTS
MILL FEED FIELD SEEDS
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THE BEST VALUE AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE
is our method of making your Dollar worth more
Our Large Volume of Sales Keeps our Stock Fresh
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ARCATA, CALIFORNIA 22312 'SSSSIZZING
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EVERYTHING THAT MEN 'WEAR
Exclusive Representatives of Ed. V. Price and Lamm 8: Co.,
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Investigate our Suit Saving System
Telephone 55 V
ComerFourth and F Streets EUREKA, CALIFORNIA
DR. VERNON L. HUNT
All work by appointments
Minor Theater Arcat
C. N. MOONEY
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Douarin Building
BLUE LAKE. CAL.
Sunset and Blake Telephone System
DR. C. L. BONSTELL
Dr. J. A. Hadley
Physician in Charge
Dentist visiting Hours: no-12
Office hours-9 to 5 gi Q
Sundays-9 to 12
Location : 16th Street, near High School
A393331 Cal- Arcata, Cal.
Frank McCreery Ben McC1eery
F. R. HOREL
Physician and Surgeon
Both Phones Arcata,
McCREE.RY 8: SON
Optometrists and Opticians
House Phone. 1653-R
Room 4 and 5 F Street
Gross Building Eureka, California
DR. M. F. FOUNTAIN
Upper floor, over old
Bank of Arcata Building
J. P. Mahan L. E. Mahan
MAHAN 8: MAHAN
Attorneys and Counsellors
Office: 703 3rd Street
GEO. H. BURCHARD
East Side of Plaza
Office Phone 507 Residence Phone 1160
DR. A. F. COOPER
Rooms 29-30 Gross Bldg.
Corner Sth and F Streets
Office Hours: 9-12 l 1 ..
gnd 1. 5 Eureka, Califomia
Wall Paper and Paints
The Latest The Newest The Best
J. A. TODD
"The Home Furnzklzern
The proper place
A to buy
Arcata Bakery Meat Market
E. SCHREIBER N'Prii23fG
Bread and Pastry
Eve ry D a y
Fresh and Salted Meats
Lard, Ham, Bacon, etc.
Wholesale and Retail
Residence Phone 331R1
The Rosenburg Fashion Shop
extends congratulations to
The Students of the Class of 1917
the co-operation of the student body
in the development of a Business house
which will be a credit tothe W trite City
WE are advertising in the
to show our appreciation of the
trade Arcata people have given
us in the past year.
We thank you for your favors.
W. S. Clark 85 Sons
Gan 8: Elertrir Gln
Miss Vintie A. Munson
Trunks and Baggage
all parts of the city
on short notice
B. L. Waite
If it is shown at the Minor, you can bank
it is good
Arcata Moulding Mill
W. L. Hamilton
Hotel Arcata Arcata, Cal.
Ladies 8: Gents
The Shoe Shining Parlors
Order and Satisfaction Guaranteed .
JAY RAMSEY, Prop.
North Side of Plum ' ARCATA. CAL
Trunks and Baggage Moved to any
Part of the City
Chas. R. Spaulding
Refinishing of Furniture
Mattresses and Couches
Linoleum and Carpet Work
Phone 2351 Shop opp. Seely 8: Titlow
J. T. McAfee
X Fruits, Candies, Tobaccos
P Phone 37 -
Zehndner Block Arcata, Cal.
We are ready to furnish
the Nation -
Old Reliable Furniture Co.
The United Creameries
C h o i e e
B u t t e r
For Sale By Al'
The People's Store 55553' 513112
P tt ms Patterns
Boots and Shoes
Dry Goods and Groceries The Arcade
' DALY BROS.
Utz 6:4 Dunn Shoes
Phone 251 ARCATA, CAL.
We take this opportunity to
thank the Girl Students of Ar-
cata for their valued patronage
of this store.
ENDS THE QUEST FOR THE Bissfr
av 'Y' ' .nur--rar -"'
5 R-mar le lr J if
e 'Yi TATE
af. msn 4 r
' N I. 1 Jw Bw' r :Q
A. fl U TT E Q 'H I J,
California Central Creameries
The Fresher the Cofce, I 1 ii it
The more delicious the flavor.
We Roast Our Coffee Daily 0 ' K ' Ga ra g 6
TW 'T CLIFF MCCREADY
and you w1ll buy xt always
Q Northernstiagiorslia Service
Fifth and E Streets
EUREKA CALIFORNIA Key zls lost, we never close.
Corner 13th and G Streets
A First Class Modern Hospital
FOR THE TREATMENT OF
Medical, Surgical and
' 'X' ' Ray Equipment
Surgeon and Physician in charge
Dr. G. W. MCKINNON Tel. 240-W
Green 8: Green
Grain and Seeds
ALLIANCE - - CAL.
Ford Service Station
Authorized Ford Agency
HARVEY M. HARPER
Corner Eighth and G Sts.
W. A. CRAWFORD
Automobile and Gas Engine
REEVES Es' GILARDONI
YOU STUDENTS 0F ARCATA HIGH- If YOU Want the
You want your homes to have
a fragrance as of fresh-cut
ll - . .
owers in Dance Music
You want a delicate, refresh-
ing odor to prevail in your Get
surroundings that is lasling-
The answer is-
A perfect deodorant for the home
Used in conjunction with
for sale by
ATKINSON 8: WOODS
WAGNER and his URCHESTRA
Violin - - - George Liscom
Cornet - - - Mansel Clark
Saxaphone - Rosella Hollander
Clarinet - - - Harlow Reed
Drums - - - Walter Baker
Piano - - - Willard Wagner
P. O. Box 24
RAE FELT M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
406 F Street Eureka
WESLEY W. DOWNING
All Orders Promptly Attended To
Clarence Coonan H. L. Ricks, jr.
COONAN 8: RICKS
Attorneys at Law
Gross Building Eureka, Cal.
New Commercial Cigar
THE QUALITY SMOKE
Is Second to None
SWAPS CIGAR STORE
H. G. GROSS M. D.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Cleaning, Dyeing, Repairing, Pressing
Auto calls at Blue Lake and Korbel
on Monday and Thursday
Exclusively Famous Edesco
Line of Made to Measure Suits
OHICC: 43l F Street Eureka, Cal. Ming: Bllilding Arcata, Cal,
TCICPIIOUCSI K. N. Dewar O. A. Dewar
Office, 366 Residence, 317 Nurse, 3662
JOHN N. CHAIN
Physician 8: Surgeon
Congratulations to the
423 Fifth SUN' Ellffkal Cal- Eleventh and M Sts. Eureka, Cal.
The Home of
Hart, Schaffner 8: Marx
J. R. RUSTHOI Good Clothes
Barber Shop and Baths
Shave, 15 cents
Croghan Building Arcata, Cal,
J. M. Hutcheson
Fifth and F Sts. Eureka, Cal,
U S. Federal Inspected
J. C. BULL jf. co.
B u teh e rs
ARCATA - CAL.
Wholesale Phone I 00 Retail Ph. 101 W Blake Phone
is extended to you to stop at
ORICK INN when on your
way to Crescent City.
Situated on the banks of Red-
wood Creek, it makes an ideal
spot for an outing.
J. J. LIMA
WEBSTER 8: CHAFFEY '
ls one the most beautiful spots
in the world.
From our General Merchan-
dise store you have a marine
view that outrivals anything on
the Pacific Coast.
When in Humboldt County
do not miss this.
Rates 81.00 per Day and Up
for Board and Room
for all Stages
WEBSTER sr CHAFFEY ARCATA CAL.
ARCATA'S NEWEST STORE
Complete and Up-to-Date
Men's and Young Men's
EXCLUSIVE AGENTS FOR THE
Hoopa 8: Willow Creek
See About My Suit Saving System Ph0I1e 61
S S nset Phone Main 16 Blok Ph
Tuberculin Tested Mark mln? milk? fllllH1'kPf
TWO DELIVERIES DAILY -I-HAD. A. SMITH
Grade my Raw Mark
Tuberculin test macle by
M. FROST, Proprietor
Fresh and Salt Meats
Ham, Bacon and Lard
ALL KINDS OF
BLUE LAKE CAL.
ARCATA KL MAD RIVER, RAILROAD
REDUCED FARES BETWEEN ALL STATIONS
Round Trip Tickets sold daily,
Saturday good to return Monday
FOR PARTICULARS ASK ANY CONDUCTOR OR AGENT
H. W. JACKSON
vlcE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Full Line of
Cigars and Smokers' Supplies
"The best the market affords at prices
you all can afford."
Phone Main 29 ARCATA, CAL.
Passengers and Freight
B. P. MCCONNAHA, Prop.
Garcelon's Candy Factory
HE Season's latest pro-
Ice Cream Parlors Tductions are what we
strive to show you. Staple
goods of quality and varied
High Gfggg Ca'-die cha. H. Wright
Ice Cream The lewelef
217 F STREET
Ent sis. of rim ARCATA. CAL-
C1. Gambi Fruit Store
Canned Goods, etc.
also Blake System
School Books and Supplies
Columbia Graphonolas and Records
The place to buy
Your Drugs and Chemicals
A full line of
Deke's Family Remedies
Dr. David Roberts'
Latest Novelties in
317 E. Street Eureka, Cal.
P. CANCLINI r
Expert Shoe Repalrer
Modem Shoemaking Machinery driven by
Shoes Half Soled While You Wait
,Four Doors South of Union Odice
Before Buying A
ARCATA GARAGE AND
FRED STOUDER. Prop.
Automobile and Bicycle Repairing
Headquartcrsfor all Stages
You may have houses to Burn J. G.
You want them insured mst Funeral Director and Embalmer
ARCATA. CAL. , . ,.
Low cost will surprise you
Undertaking calls attended to I
at any hour of day or night
J' B' Day Phone 328 R I
Insurance Agent Arcata, Cal. Nflftglsfgisggniz
THE BIG MAN'S STORE HGWARD HAMILTON
A Full Line of
Groceries and Feeds
Bakery in Connection
Phone IM ARCATA, CAL.
C. E. GILLIS
JAMES D. MARTIN
Watches -:- Diamonds -:- Jewelry
Silverware -:- Cut Glass
EXPERT WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIRING
G Street, Next to Plaza Garage
Fire Insurance Auto Insurance
Every Policy the
best of its kind
When you get Married
You want a home
Some Day ELI May Marry!
CA RDS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
'AND Prinled and Engraved Samples Shown
Next is to Insure It
SEE I AT
F. E. MORRELL THE
A R CA TA UNION
A V ERILL 'S
JIRCA TA CALIFORNIA
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL WHAT?
,H lhoroughly PRACTICAL course al
Eureka Business ,College
2l2 E STREET EUREKA, CAL.
When you apply for a position
you will need this TRAINING
DA Y AND EVENING
C. I. Craddock
Colle 2 R Ph
PIERCE PIANO HOUSE
Poole, Bjur Bros.
Chase 8: Baker
Columbia Graphonolas and Records
Violins and General Merchandise
MRS. CLEMENT H. PIERCE
Proprietor and Manager
Cor. 3rd and G Sts. Eureka, Cal.
Blake Phone Sunset Phone 39
OUR MOTTO :-" Watch Ill Grow "
General Merchandise K
Success to A. U. H. S., its Teachers and Scholars
TEXAS SHAVING PARLOR
R. Spann, Proprietor
ARCATA-East Side of Plaza
Say you Smoker
If U want good stuff
Try Naye's Bals
Cleanliness is next to Godliness
That's why Monday comes
next after Sunday
Nicely F umished Rooms
MRS. W. EHREISER. Prop.
TRINIDAD - - CALIFORNIA
DINING ROOM SERVICE FIRST-CLASS
Board and Room 87.00 per Week and up.
Bath and Garage in Connection.
Headquarters .for Tourists and Commercial
FOR REAL LIVE NEWS
BLUE LAKE ADVOCATE
Thousands Read it
Only 32.00 per Yearf
When in Eureka
STOP at the
J- H- BLOEMER- Pwv- E. G. KRAMER, Proprietor
Phone 273 W- A-VCW4, Calif01'Y1iH Headquarters for all stage lines
Phone 8 also Blake Phone
Uhr llrseall Stare
WM. KELLER, DRUGGIST
"The House of Quality"
Zehndner Block Arcata, Caliornia
410 Fifth Street Eureka, Cll-
the gift that con-
veys the most of per-
The Place to Eat
makean Dining Rooms
today Buffet in connection
S E E L Y Headquarters for all
Photo Studio Sraze Lines
Phone 236 J.
.-iii. OF ALL KINDS
J. F Q Q Son for sale at
EUREKA, CAL. .
O.N1lsen 8: Co.
Lowest Possible Price Cor, 5th and A Stso
09011 Day and Night How is your timepiece?
Cafe cHAs. H. RENNER
It s Clean and
. . . l
Prxce IS Rlght Jewe er
Regular Dinner 25 cts. Dr- of anything with wheels
C'2lIl't be beat ARCATA CALIFORNIA
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