Creston High School - Crest Yearbook (Creston, IA)

 - Class of 1917

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1 n M1 Sawyer Lou o Sn rs hovering, rroun I e r ,uncrrn Angt tdmomshrng c rch ont thxt rf they wrshtd to cast sxfe xnchor at th lcngtd lor port they t xnnot too carefullv steer their Course over the Sea of l llc llttle Mrss Chandler the Second Mute tlw a plex int mrlt rd l rt l clasp adds her good wrshes for a happy uccessful voyage Several members of the orrgmal crew had been compelled to lervc tht Almx M xttr for NHIIOUQ reasons but tht ones who toolt their places lrclted nothxng of than pr dutssor fervor or slull And now they too came forward brddrng us C.-od peed and fur werthtr to our Journey s end .Sadly vet garly the pa senvers began ayrng goodby to each other Sadlv hat ru e of the ptrtmg of school day tres gally because of the excrtmg prospect of choosing then own course be rt north east south or west over that great brg Sea lhe passengers have descended from the parent shlp and the httle fleet t l t IALNC HPD TO ANC HOR WHEREU The panorama continued to unroll and I could see for severxl yens the progress of the hopeful httle ve sels sarhng m all drrectrons Wrth the numberle s I :fe boats rlreadv on this Sea rt was not long untll the ldentrty of our Fleet was almost lost among the other vessels Manv of the httle 02 crafts I had early seen steer their course slde bv side wrth certain others mto the channel that led to the Sea of Matrimony Some were taltrng the Solrtary Way therr mmds mtent on following the Curdrng Star of their rdeal I rve of the girl members of the Fleet hearing the One clear call soon after leaving tht Alma Mater have already put their Lrfe boats to the test ln Crossmg the Bar And for now the panorama IS hnlshed But I doubt not that the final lrstlng of the C lass of I902 wrll be one that taken as a whole the Captain Frrst and Second Mates Prlot and Crew will not be ashamed to aclcnowleclge as havlng had rn therr care RLTH McGRATH I902 C H S CLASS OF i905 Whang Bang ZIZ Z1 Zwe' Wahu' Wahu' Rrp Ra Rrve' Oxas Soxas Polly Wolly Woxas' Nmeteen Frve It has been twelve years smce the above hnes ruled the rafters of dear old C H S as the senror class yell Twelve years just the length of time rt took the class to malte the Journey from the kmdergarten through the grades and out from Hr h School I :fe mto Lrfe s Larger School In September 1901 56 green Freshmen came to Prmcrpal Bell Mrss Macfiachran and our other teachers grew up to be Sophomores held their own as umors wrth the large class of 1904 Haunted the old ro e and green as Semors and hnlshed Z3 rn num ber Perhaps somewhat hvely among ourselves rn school no C H S class ever mam tamed a closer bond of affection after dispersal We got everyone s counterfert rn the class pxcture and we held class partles for three years after graduatron We were rn C H S rn those far away days when cla ses drd not elect officers untrl therr Jumor year when the Commencement program was grven by mne members of the class three chosen by ranlc three by the class and three by faculty and when soeral actrvrtres were confmed to class scraps and a few partres each year at the members homes "I905" finished with an unusually large percentage of boys I0 out of 23 One member of the class dled shortly after graduation, and I believe one other has srnce been called beyond d-te -s.S.la.j..t" -ldd. .lr. - Yi dlk.Ce'l1 fl, . . . . I 1 -' . g I z . 'e ' a ' . ' 1 f 0 if t . . . . . 4 M , L Q , wr A 251 s ' all a COIL ld 1 nc - ' t , 't I ,S .. ' r - x f ' ' 1 ' r 1 , , . . . . . A U , t , , C ,, Z . Q, ,- rt, -5 . K. I , ' ' . K -S K I . . , 5 ' ' , . N v ,.. . 4 -' x' ' 'g D 5 t. . W f s i ' 1 ' . - ' 5 . ' ' s s u ' n ' '- I' ' , El 218 IS , . , r , . , , , ' ,i 'i' ' A 's. 'A ' ' ' . ' s - - 1. t ' D' . , . . . . . . . . . . .. . . -. . Q , ' S. " - - v .. ,. - , , . - - Q Us . .. , - , . . V. ' , . . ' I I ' 9 Sl . . 7 Y. Y V. . . . . v . , . -L. .. . . . . . ,, Y - - -. .. . ... ' S 4 . - . , . , , . , ,J V . s , K , - ' Q' ' I p an. ' ' I ' ' V V AA 'py- , - , ' . . . - ' ' 5 I . c, , z v K ' I , . - .

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Of the n1ne remamlng boys only one of them stlll lrves at Creston three others are In low 1 yet md srx ID other states I believe only two of the girls have left the Hawkeye st xtt About a third of the class went away to college Four of the boys are farmers two hxve lecome lawvers and three are engaged ln the business world At least three f the gnls hmvc married and became homemakers four are teachmg two are IH ofhces md stores and the others are at home or rn work of which I do not know Wluerr l reflect on how far awav ln the dlm past the class of l893 seemed when l w xs a Scmor I can reallle what ancient history thls must seem to those now attending But I must take this opportunity to say that even twelve years ago f reston had a thoroughly progressive and up to date hugh school that was before manual tralnlng and domestic sclence departments But the library was then well developed we had mstruc tron rn muslc Mrs Sawyer gave us art Instruct on and many other prlnclples of logic psychology and foundation blocks for character bulldlng to clothe with Interest the dry bones of Engllsh lrterature Miss MacE,achran pumped real Interest into history and Mrs Vida Smrth Brown forced enjoyment Into dull Caesar Gvld and Vlfgll I believe our clx s was the hxst to graduate students who had flnlshed the separate commercial course And what s more ln those days we also had a football team that cleaned up south wcstern Iowa Rather than devote our space to a dry recrtal of what each one of us has been doing we would close w lth remlndmg those latter classes that we were one of the last of thlrty thxt rs the mstructlon of Mr S E. Sawyer Lxvmg a llfe of dallv servxce whlch I belleve has been more useful to the community of Creston than that of any other smgle resident of our clty this unassuming heroine of life IS best described by the words of C hnles Reade Not a day passes over the earth but men and women of no note do great deeds perk great words and suffer noble sorrows Of these obscure heroes philosophers and m utyrs the greater part wrll never be known tlll that hour when many that were great slnll be small and the small great DALE P Sroccu State Capltol Lincoln Neb CLASS OF I 908 lwdward Arnold Spent several years ln the west for hrs health Now on 1 ranch ln western Nebraska rldaldwm Mrs L W Hully 70l W Montgomery St Creston la Taught ln LJIIIOH C ounty schools before her marriage A ta Bell D07 W Adams St Bookkeeper for Huck Grocery for some time after grad uatron Primary teacher at Talmage one year As to college she had 1 semester at Lmcoln a semester rn the Umverslty at Boulder Colo and 1s now 1 unlor rn the Lrberal Arts course at the Ohro Wesleyan Umversrty Helen Burns 416 South Srvtteenth St Lmcoln Neb Studred muslc at Oberlm 1nd l rncoln Now a supply teacher rn the graded schools of l lncoln Rrv Fmerson 709 North Sycamore St Creston I Contractor and builder H mxrrred Mrss Meta Ranev Englrsh Instructor rn C H S 'Ihey have two of the he t cluldren rn the world so Rav reports , , . L' . . t M 1 A sz '. Y V I P V . Y ' v 2 - I 1 1 v-dy A' v - ' 1 ' 1 K 0 ' . K. i ,, . ' , 2 . ' , V ' 1 . ., . 2 ' ' A '. Cf H. S. K r ' ' V gk A L ' ' I - - f ' ' K .. ' ' ' 1 .. ' ' 1 , 1 s v - ' rs: ' xi ' ' ' ' ' . 1 - K I v . , classes that were favored with a noble service that cannot be replaced for our successorsf 1 ' , ' V s. N. . ' . ' ' ' ' ' H " , ' n z ' : s z ' ' ., . '. , . c . K I 1 . V ' al vr . X 1 L D v I ' v K h lfvz " C . . . . ., r , 4. . Q ' l , ' . . A 's ' - I . . . I s 5 y l - n K . y x . . . ' M .x Y C J . - . zj a . ., , a. ' . e 1 U c. ", . b c n S. . . 1 r ' '

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