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«If, when your work is finished, The clamour and the tears, That follow one another in the Sequence of the years; A timid little memory, Of things that used to be Should flutter to your threshold; Please let it in and see. For, after all, the dearest gift That it brings back to you Is the thought of your E. H. S. friendships ’Neath the Orange and Black, so true.The Ti en ...1925... 115007 Published by SENIOR CLASS of Edwardsville Hi h School© Foreword. To keep a record of events during one’s school year is a hard task. But in this book we have endeavored to truthfully record events so that in later years you may look back to this book and revive fond memories. Page FourOrder of Books. Book I. —The School. Book II. —Athletics. Book III.—Features. Page FiveDedication. To the members of the Board of Education who have worked so faithfully that we, and also those who are to follow us, may have a better place of learning, and therefore give us greater opportunities, we the Class of ’25 respectfully dedicate this Volume of the Tiger. Page SixPage SevenOur New High School We, the Class of 1925, feel that we express the true sentiment of the other classes in the high school as well as that of the citizens of Edwardsville when we express our sincere gratitude for our new home. We realize that its planning and completion has cost a great deal of sacrifice both in time and energy. We congratulate the Board of Education, the Architect, Contractors as well as the citizens upon their finished product. The school as it now stands is not complete. There is in the minds of the Board of Education a plan for a new gymnasium to form a left wing for it. It will probably be built within a year or two depending upon finances. When built no doubt it will be in accord with the thoroughness now manifest in the main building. The main building as it now stands is composed of a manual training, cooking, and sewing departments on the ground floor with further special rooms for free hand and mechanical drawing. There are also three additional class rooms on this floor, a shower room locker and toilet rooms for boys and for girls. The latter prevails on each floor. The first floor has the following: two large study halls seating seventy-five students each, the superintendent’s, general, and principal’s offices, the bookkeeping and typewriting rooms, library, a rest room for women and one for the men and several class rooms. The second floor has the laboratories for Chemistry, Biology and Physics, a room for the Dean of girls and class rooms. The corridors are spacious, well lighted, the stairs fire proof and adequate. There is a vacuum cleaning system installed, ample provision for fire, well lighted rooms and has three entrances in front and two in the rear. The heating plant is separate from the main building. The athletic field at the rear is high, ample and well drained. The tract of land is composed of about thirteen acres and will permit a beautiful job of land scaping. Page Eight19 Tipi C ale ndar Page TenThe Tiger Staff Maynard Motz Lester Baird -Harold Brendle -Janies Berner -Alma Deitz Edward Gable Virginia Burroughs Margarete Langreder Martin Shupack -Carl Gerfen Editor Business Manager Associate Editor Assistant Business Manager Calendar Jokes ........................Art ........................Art Sales Manager Athletics Editorials. An editor is like a country town philosopher, for he knows a great deal, but just a little of it is original. He works up the ideas but somebody else carries them out. Although this is not always the case. So if you see anything on these pages that you have seen before just pass it up and hope that the next will be better. This book would not have been possible if it had not been for the hearty co-operation among the individuals interested in its welfare. So the staff wants to thank every one who has helped to make this a better and larger book. Page ElevenOne of the biggest jobs in publishing an annual is the typing of the copy which is to go to the printer. So the staff wants to thank Dorothy Cunningham for the wonderful assistance she gave us in doing this work. Unless you do a little thinking and planning to-night you are not going to be any better man tomorrow than you were today. Time spent in looking for faults in others could best be used in correcting our own. To publish a year book takes a great deal of money. To get this money, or part of it, advertising has always been sold. Last year the Chamber of Commerce was organized and it became evident that if we did not get the co-operation of this organization we would be up against a hard proposition. But luckily we have a very good Chamber of Commerce, for they heartily agreed to co-operate and help us as much as possible. Therefore the Senior Class of ’25 wishes to thank the Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce for their support in the publication of this book. The world will little note nor long remember what we did here; but let every member of the Class of ’25 carry into his life the lessons he has learned during his four years of High School life. Miss Clara Martin, head of the English Department, and her able corps of librarians did some very good work in keeping the library up to its high point of efficiency. They deserve to be praised for their successful efforts i to render the best service possible to the students of E. H. S. Page Twelve BGDK I cUhe School Page ThirteenCHARLES F. FORD Superintendent Knox College, A.B. Wisconsin University, A. IV W. W. KRUMSIEK Principal Central Wesleyan, A.B. University of Illinois GRACE E. DAVIS Commercial Eureka College Illinois State Normal University University of Illinois LUCILLE SAWYER Science University of Iowa, A.B. Page Sixteen CLARA MARTIN English Central Wesleyan, A.B. University of Nebraska, A.M. ELINOR FLAGG Mathematics Eastern Illinois Teacher’s College University of Illinois, B.S., M.S. CARLA GEWE English Washington University, A.B. VERA BENNER Mathematics Illinois Woman’s College, A.B. Pane SeventeenBEULAH McCLURE Languages McKendree College, A.A., M.S. CORNELIUS HENZE Science Illinois State Normal University, B.E. I LA OLIVER History Washington University, A.B. P(t( r Eighteen HAZEL LOGAN English University of Wisconsin, A.B.DARRELL BLODGET Coach Shurtleff College, Ph.B. CAROL SHERIDAN Commercial Bliss Business College MARGARET HEFFRON Domestic Science Illinois State Normal University University of Chicago IRMA STUTZER Commercial E. H. S. Page Sine teenTwv.ntyTHEODORE LADD “Hoy, follows, is my part straight V” President Senior Class, Athletic Association, Football. PAUL MYSCH “His good humor is a fountain nevor dry. ’ Vice-President Senior Class. Athletic Association, President Science Club. M I LLICENT DIPPOLD “Her qulot nature seemed to he tuned ito each season's harmony.” Secretary-Treasurer Senior (Mass, Girl’s Council, Athletic Association. Page Twenty-TwoVIRGINIA ANDERSON “What a strange tiling man is I cannot understand him. Athletic Association. Hiking Club, Glee Club. LESTER BAIRD “Worry never made a man great.” Science Club, Athletic Association, Football, Tiger Staff. JAMES BERNER “Beware women. I am not strolling.” Athletic Association. Science Club, Football, (’beer Leader, Tiger Staff. NATALIE BERTALAN “I do my work with a resolute will.” Athletic Association, Science Club, Glee Club, Girls’ Council, Girl Scouts. ROBERT BUCH “A good scout and a good friend to have.” Science Club, Athletic Association. Page Twenty-ThreeVIRGINIA BURROUGHS “A woman’s Work is never done. Orchestra. BIRDIE MARIE BURWELL "He Is well paid, who is well satisfied.” Orchestra. JOHN CLINE "An athlete and a gentleman.” Science Club, Football, Basketball, Athletic Association. DOROTHY CUNNINGHAM "Her very frowns are fairer far. Than the smiles of other maidens are. Atliletic Association. LEROY DAECH "Hold tlie fort. I am routing.” Athletic Association, Science Club, Football. Page Twenty FourALMA DEITZ “She is si winsome, wee thing." Athletic Board. Glee Club, Tiger Staff. ION E DIPPOLD “She was horn t » do benefits." Athletic Association. VERA DORR “A delicate hit of girlhood." Athletic Association, Hiking Club, Girls’ Council. LEONA FUNKE "Faith, that’s sis well sis if I hsid ssiid it myself." Athletic Association. EDWARD GABLE "He has si way with him." Science Club. Athletic Association, Football. Tiger Staff. Page Twenty FiveCARL GERFEN “A jolly pood follow.” Athletic Association, Football, Science Club, Tiger Staff. WILMER GIESE “It isn't any use, I have a girl.” VIRGINIA HEINRICH “No. I'm not Irish!” Athletic Association. Science Club. ROBERT HALLAM “Men a re but children of a larger growth.” Science Club, Athletic Association, Football. HAZEL HELLRUNG “Fair and wise is she.” Girls’ Council, Athletic Association. I1 aye Twenty KirBARTHOL HELLRUNG “The world knows little of its greatest men!” MARGARET HURLBRINK ••Quiet, modest and useful. Athletic Association, Science Club. HERMAN JOHNSON “He is well paid who is well satislied. Athletic Association, Science Club. HELEN KENNER “I)o you think I look romantic?' CLARA KLENKE “A stately maiden is she. Athletic Association. Pa yc Tier tit y-Sev c nCHARLES LEE “Yes, 1 ;mi slightly bashful.” Athletic Association, Science Club. ROSE LONGWISH ‘I ran not. for faint . ’ Athletic Association, Science Club. FRANCES LYMAN "You'll do. little girl.” Science Club. Athletic Association. Hiking Club. neva McDermott "A cheerful worker." EM I LI E MEYER “She hides liorsclf behind a busy brain.” Page Twen ty-EiyhtDOROTHY MILLER “I am sure care’s an enemy to life. ’ Athletic Association, Science Club, Glee Club. MAYNARD MOTZ “As consistent as a man can be.” Athletic Association, Football, Science Club. Editor—Tiger. MURRAY OVERBECK “I am always in haste, but never in a hurry.” Athletic Association. BERNICE SCHMOLLINGER “We like your smile.” Hiking Club, Science Club, Athletic Association. ELMER SCHOETTLE “Oh yes. 1 can hurry.” Athletic Association. Paye Tu rn ty-XimHAZEL SCHAFFER “Thy modesty Is :i cnnillo to thy merit.” Glee Club. MARTIN SHUPACK •Til bite, what Is it?” Science Club, Athletic Association, Tiger Staff. EVELYN SMITH "She talks a lot—hut that’s a woman's privilege.” Athletic Association. ESTHER STIEREN “Woman’s at best a contradiction still.” Glee Club. Athletic Association. IRMA STOLZE “Her words and ways are winning.” Hiking Club, Athletic Association, Science Club—Secretary-Treasurer, Glee Club. Page ThirtyMARTHA VOLK •‘Stately and tall She walks through the hall. Athletic Association. WILLIAM VOLMA "Women are my specialty. ’ Science Club, Athletic Association. DOROTHY WATSON “A happy girl Is better to find than a live pound note." Athletic Association. Science Club. RUTH WATSON ‘A quiet and unassuming; miss." FLORENCE ZIKA "Little; but oh my!” Clee Club. Pape Thirty-OneCARL ANDERSON "It Is pleasant. you know, to sc name in print." Science Club, Athletic Association. EDGER DUNNERMAN “He's turned child agraiii." Athletic Association. Science Club. HELEN FELDWORTH "Life is such a hurry.” Athletic Association. MILDRED FRUIT "Meet me in the moonlight, alone. Athletic Association, Science Club. ELMER FI EGENBAUM “Give me leave to speak my own Page Thirty-Two e one's mind.”JOSEPHINE GERTEIS “Oh! this learning what a nuisance It Is." Athletic Association, Glee Club. MARCELLA GREBEL •My eyes are forward looking.’ Athletic Association JOSEPH LADD “To he or not to he; a Sheik." Science Club, Athletic Board, Football. GLADYS SPITZE “Slow hut thoughtful are her actions." BONNIDELL MILLER “Care will kill a eat. ami therefore let's he merry." Hiking Club, Athletic Association. Page Thirty-ThreeLESLIE VOYLES “As proper a mail as one shall see. HAROLD BRENDLE ll Is a wise man who speaks hut little “ Athletic Association, Tiger Staff. (’lass Motto—He conquers who conquers himself. (Mass Flower—Rose. Class Colors—Blue and Gold. Sapient Seniors. Their morals ought to be excellent for their knowledge and wit are absolutely minus quantities. About 25% of the boys possess all the characteristics of ideal Congressmen. When asked to recite they can discourse for a half-period on nothing, and that is what they usually tell the teacher— nothing. If truth is stranger than fiction they tell it invariably. The other 75% are superlatively reticent. The Seniors of the magnetic sex are the very personifications of wisdom (?) as usual. Although the “visions” have used 8.97 compacts of rice powder and 39 lip-sticks on their physiognomies they are still irresistible. This class is simply replete with notables. Among the many artists in repartee and badinage are Baird, Berner, and Gable—rather ludicrous figures in themselves. Among the eminent nickel novelists are W. Gicse and R. Bucli. Wilmar’s latest work is entitled “Vaguero—The Snow Shoe Sheik.” Buch, who will be remembered as the author of the work on etiquette, “49 Jiujitsu Holds to Clamp on Your Macaroni and Spaghetti While Eating the Same,” will scon publish his latest radio treatise “Why the Static is PJcstatic.” Besides Bart Hellrung, our social lion, there are many other illustrious personages in the class but they and the rest of the world are blissfully unconscious of the fact. I aye Thirty-PourJunior Class. Leo Ochs - - President Joseph Stokes - - Vice-President Dorothy Gerfen - - - Sec.-Treas. Ladimir Aubrecht Margarete Langreder Clarence Ax Nadean Latowsky Robert Baird Irma I.evora Esther Barnett Eileen Long Frances Bernasek Mary Love Rachel Berry George Madia Ruby Birmingham Bella Mack Joe Black more Dorothy Marti Adelaide Blake Helen McCune Elma Blixen Edward McLean Frances Bohm Dorothy Metcalf Hazel Boll man Coleta Mindrup Ralph Buclita Lorailie Nash Marguerite Cline Virginia Pierson Isabelle Conroy Churchill Richardson Dolores Cowan Devera Rotman Foster Curtiss Thomas Rutherford Edna Dietz Harry Schwartz Dorothy Duckies Mary Sebastian Herbert Dustman Velda Sedekum Julia Ebey Adelaide Srlzer Marian Ebey Nelson Senn Frances Feld worth Robert Sheppard James Flagg Ansel Shupack Theresa Flynn Irene Smith Maurice Fruit Agnes Spindler, Elizabeth Gable Irma Stone Isabelle Gilmore Nelson Voss Lawrence Glass Irene Whitcomb Bernice Keiner Mary Whiteside Luella Klein Richard Wiedey Earl Kriege Harry Jones Ruth Behler Rosanna Marsh Harold Kriege Payv Thirty SevenThe Class of ’26 As Freshmen and Sophomores we took an active interest in school athletics and organizations. This year, as Juniors, with Mr. Henze as sponsor, we have kept up the good work with vigor. We had a party this year, at which the faculty were our guests. It proved to be lots of fun, and how shall I say it? “A good time was had by all.” We quite remarkable Juniors had an orchestra from our own class for the party. The punch was simply the most scrumptious we ever tasted. We played several amusing games, including a balloon race. And. not least, though last, we danced. Fellows from our class are among the most reliable on both football and basketball teams. In football, they certainly can smash that line, and they sure can ring up baskets and do nifty passing in basketball. We Juniors hate to brag, but—!! Our play hasn’t been given yet, but we fully expect it to be a howling success. I Most ot us survived, midyear exams. Of course, there were some hunkers, but even Napoleon, himself, met his Waterloo, you know. We are going to try to graduate with flying colors, every one of us next year. Judging by our past records, I think we’ll succeed! How about it Juniors? C’mon, gang, let’s go! M. S. Page Thirty-EightPage FortySophomore Class. Clyde Bothman - - President Dorothy Wood - - Vice-President Emily Berner - Sec.-Treas. Mildred Ahrens Adeline Kriege Beulah Bold Ida Kruse Verna Boll man Nicholas Ladd Elsie Borman Leon Lamkin Clement Bothman Bernice Langreder Harvey Bower Arlene Long Laura Boyer Mildred Mach a Herbert Brockmcier Josephine Mann Flossie Brown Alice Mansfield Beulah Brim worth Genevieve McKee Milton Buckley Virginia McKittriek Cecelia Burns Esther McLean Gordon Burroughs Elizabeth Moorman Herbert Burwell Edward Puncher Thelma Chandler Frieda Rauch Lucille Clifford Earle Raut Ruth Closterman Lametta Roberts Hathaway Dressel Edward Roubinek Michael Duffy La la Ryder Ruth Du listed ter Irma Schaefer Mary Eaton Frieda Schneider Erwin Engleman Irene Schneider Charles Erspamer Gladys Sehnert Jerri t Fagan Hilda Sehnert Hedwig Fahrig Mary Sisk Gladys Farrar Bernard Skalandzunos Hilda Feld worth Adella Slavik Bruce Fiegenbaum Warren Speed Marie Fields Verna Stoecklin Dorothy Fink Edwin Suhre Roy Fruit Fern Studebaker Minnie Gehring Elmer Taake Lauretta Gerne (Mara Theuer Richard Gibson Helen Watson Hannah Giese Leone Weber Ruth Groves Edith Wehrle Pearl Harraman Charles Wentz Warren Harris Adolph Werre Mildred Heinrich Leslie Wieduwilt Faye Hell rung Nolan Wiley Paul Iless Willis Wilharm Julia Hodina Virgin is Wolf Paul Hofmeier Irene Wood Eithel Jacobs Marian Wotier Joseph Johnson Thomas Crossman Mabel Johnson Lyle Chambers Samuel Kenner Page Forty-OneThe Sophomores. Listen, classes, and you shall hear, Of the mighty Sophs, the best this year: In nineteen hundred twenty-three. As the leaves began to fall, Our class came into E. H. S. As Freshies—yes, that’s all. But we were not the timid things Expected by the rest; Mere little Freshmen though we were, Our class was of the best. Then soon our fame began to grow, Our brilliance is the answer; We Freshies surely made things hum, Miss Davis as our sponsor. This fall, we who’d survived the tests. Returned as Sophomores, t To do our best for E. H. S. While we’re within its doors. Someday we’ll be the Senior Class, Of nineteen twenty-seven. Oh! talk about a dream come true— Why, it’ll just be heaven! Lala Ryder, ’27. Page Forty-TwoFRE5HIE5 Paye Forty-PourFreshman Class. Mabel 1 Mixon President Charles Spilman .... Vice-President Ruth Whiteside Sec.-Treas. EM ward Ahrens Robert Johnson Gertrude Stieren Rebecca Allen Mabel Jones Frances Stokes Joseph Aubrecht Edna Kirstein Clarence Streif Cleona Bailey Emmet Kane Feme Ted rick Margaret Baird Marie Kubicek Loring Theuer Marvin Baird Harold Levora Virginia Tunnell Mildred Balke Wilbur Longwish Wiiliam Volk Mary Ballweg Sol Mack Harold Wagner Bernice Bauer Phoebe Mayer Herman Walter Leonard Berlemen Josephine McAllister Robert Williamson Ruth Berridge Marian Mead Hugh Wisher Lucille Berthoux Frank Merkel Robert Woods John Bezyak George W. Meyer Georgetta Worden Lawrence Biggane Ruth Miller Albert Y'oung Ida Boyle Robert M indr up Myrtle Young Gilbert Buhrmann Virgil Mindrup Mildred Bellier Joe Carlin Paul Casna Margaret Moorman Helen Morgan MID-YEAR CLASS Eldor Cassens Angeline Motz Aloin Becker Frances Chairney Harold Mount Willard Berlemann Agnes Closterman Leona Mueri Harry Boyd Rolland Cowan Rose Nicolussi Iola Bryant Robert Cunningham Norman Paust Leroy Dude Elizabeth Dauderman Mildred Phelan John J. Darr Thomas DeCota Aurie Primas William Dunstedter Jessie Denham Roy Prosser Edna Faust Kenneth Doeblin Clarence Raeber Harold Funke Josephine Elik Arna Rasplica Florence Gerteis Leo Fink Evans Reilly Frances Gerteis Thomas Flavin James Rogers Janet Gerteis Melba Fowler Vaierine Russel William Hartman Edward Fresen Richard Rutherford Gertrude E. Keele Irma Frey Hadley Sager Charles Keshner FI a v us Gerber William Schaefer Helen Kuethe Wilma Gerfen Daniel Schafer Donald McLean Charles Gerhardt Jessie Schafer Edna McCune LaVerne Glass Fred Schrameck Hilda Meek James Grace Glen Seaton Oneita Miller Joseph Grebel Erwin Sehnert Robert Rohrkaste Mildred Grill John Shaffer Evelyn Russell Adolph Hartung Ruth Shaffer Gottlieb Schumacher Dorothy Head Arthur Sigel Milton Shupack Robert Heidinger Theodore Snider Edna Smith Cecelia Hellrung Edward Sooy William Smoltz Iola Henry Harold Sparks Edward Snajdr Marguerite Henry Ruth Spindler Alice Spitze Verna Henshaw Carol Staaf Clarence Stephens Lloyd Herder Clara Staaf Frances Walters Melvin Hildenstein Esther Stahlhut Robert Welch Ruth Hill Edward Stegemeier Thomas Wilson Page Forty-FiveFacing the Freshmen. “Fools Rush In Where Angels Fear To Tread.”— Well! Well! Here they come! Such perspicacious persons! The 8th Wonder of the World! How did they ever find their way up the stairs! (They themselves were vociferously in favor of escalators.) Fact is, they don’t look capable. But ouch, how deceptive were the facial appearances. It appears that they have come from all walks of life or rather from all brands of cars (esp. that well known oscillator, viz. Ford.) After adroitly converting all our jejune(possibly) jokes directed against them and as comments on their idiosyncracies (?) (term probably not included in Freshman’s vocabulary) into first class fiascoes, they give us Seniors such epithet or as they pronounce it—“epitaphs” as: ignorant, lethargic, notorious no bodies. Those Freshies are becoming exceedingly sarcastic and can surely give some acrimonious replies. Yes! but “Intellectuals”, you ought to glance upon those furious Freshman “femmes”. One Senior boy (Anon.—himself.) after vain attempt at osculation reports that they can make some caustic remarks. Hallam, an authority, says they use pyrometers for fever thermometers. During the semester tests the elite of the students exhibited symptoms of a pecular malady popularly known as “flunking”. When the Seniors asked them to explain the reason for the affliction they dismissed it as an eccentricity peculiar to geniuses. If this statement be so, we are acquainted with a couple of future Edisons and Marconis disguised as Seniors. The Freshmen this year seem to be quite little, but I guess several of them will be men before they graduate. Habit is a queer thing. Why, one Freshman boy still thought he was in the grades and started to pass the waste paper basket in the assembly. Y’ou can never tell what these youngsters will do next. Page Forty Six BGOK II CAthletics JD. R. BLODGET Coach Pape Forty-NineFootball I. Kirkwood. The Edwardsville High School football team opened their season with the strong Kirkwood eleven. This game was one of the bright spots of the season and it showed what could be expected of the team this year. We played them to a standstill until a few minutes before the whistle blew, when a back fumbled the ball. Result 6-0; Kirkwood’s game. II. Hillsboro. This was a decidedly different contest. In spite of the fact that the team fought hard throughout the game, they were unable to cope with the fast and hard-hitting Hillsboro team. Score 32 0. III. Jerseyville. To the renowned circle of football artists was added the Jerseyville team. This being their first year of football they were inexperienced. The result was 27 0, our favor, our first victory. IV. Alton. Alton came over as before with a strong team. This was our first Conference game so both teams were anxious to win. We did not seem to be anxious enough so we lost 32-6. V. To all but the Litchfield clan, this was a good game. They received us with the expectation of winning. But as we would not let them do this we practically had to win. Score 20-0. VI. Our next Conference game was with the strong Belleville team. Our team showed its true merit by winning 22-6. Belleville also played a very good game. Page Pi flitVII. Granite City. Armistice Day found Granite invading our historic battle ground. Granite was confident they were going to wipe us off of the earth. But in rain and shine, mostly rain, our team gave Granite a good beating 7-0. VIII. Collinsville. The following Saturday we played our old rivals in our last Conference game, and it was some game. We made the first touchdown but not the last so it was 21 7 in Collinsville’s favor. IX. Troy. Wednesday following the hard Collinsville game, brought us in contact with the Troy aggregation. They were confident of winning, but unfortunately so were we, so the score was 28-0 in our favor. P. S. The scrubs helped this time by scoring a touchdown. Football 1924. At the beginning of the 1924 Football Season 32 recruits reported for practice, eight of whom had made their letter the previous season. The weather was warm but the men rounded quickly into shape and gave a good account of themselves in the opening game with Kirkwood. In the game which followed some real strength was tested and we fell before our more experienced rival, Hillsboro. Jerseyville playing their first season of football. was easily defeated. Alton the conference champions took our measure in the fourth game. In the three contests which followed, Litchfield, Belleville and Granite took the count before the much improved Orange and Black squad. In the last conference game of the season, the team, very much crippled, went into the game determined to win but taking an early lead it was relinquished to Collinsville. The record shows at the end of the season five victories and four defeats. Though we did not win every game, the season was successful because each man gave all that he had. and showed the proper spirit. This is the thing most appreciated by the coach. Next year seven letter men will return and we are looking forward to a successful season.CAPTAIN AX Fullback A hard hitter and a good all round backfield man. Is captain-elect for next year. A Junior. k NELSON SENN Quarterback An able leader of his team and a good passer. A Junior. LAWRENCE GLASS Halfback A good ground gainer, who knew how to carry the ball. A Junior. CLYDE BOTHMAN Halfback A real hard hitter. A Sophomore. Page Fifty-Two CARL GERFEN End A fast man who could always be relied upon. A Senior. JOHN CLINE Tackle A man who blocked (he holes, and always got his man. A Senior. CLEM BOTHMAN Center He never let a man through the center of the line. A Sophomore. HERBERT DUSTMAN Guard Good on offense but hard to beat on defense. A Junior. Page Fifty-ThreePage Fifty-Pour EDWARD GABLE A man who played his position well. A Senior. Guard MAYNARD MOT2 Tackle A Senior, who played real hard football at all times. LESTER BAIRD End A fast man in getting down on the ball, and also in getting his man. A Senior. JAMES BERNER Er A man who could be relied upon to do his best. A Senior.JOSEPH LADD Guard He played a good steady game. A Senior. ROBERT HALLAM Tackle Always sure to get his man. A Senior. BRUCE FI EGENBAUM Halfback A good line plunger and ground gainer. A Junior. ROBERT HYDINGER Halfback A good man to carry the ball. A Freshman. Page Fifty-FiveBasketball. Jersey ville jjore After we had one week’s practice Jerseyvillo presented themselves here. They led at third quarter but we beat them 15-11, in the best game this season??? Alton Here Our first Conference game. Alton hung us on the hook and forgot to give us a chance. At the end of the half they led at 15 0 but with Uuckley’s help we made it a little more interesting, ending 22 9. Granite City There We traveled to Granite next for our second Conference game and romped home with a 14-11 victory. Madison Here The end of the holidays brought us in contact with the fast, unbeaten Madison warriors. They certainly showed us a few things, in their 21-7 victory. Belleville There Trailing by a large margin in the first half, we brought the score to within striking distance in the second but fell short by five points 16-11. Greenville Here Losing two straight tilts we were anxious to annex this. The blue and white quintet took a decided lead, and our best was a final spurt, but we dropped our third straight 16-9. Wood river There Too bad, we had to drop another. The team certainly put up a scrap, and nas leading at half and tied the remainder until Woodriver dropped in a sinker. 12-11. Payc Fifty-SixCarlinville Then The team invaded the city of our football dreams, and handed Carlinville a beautiful trouncing of 31 21, after the hard game with Woodriver the night previous. Collinsville Here We were on edge to give Collinsville a grand surprise, hut accidents will happen, so they handed us a surprise. Orange and Black 6. Collinsville 38. Alton There Our first return game, but that made no difference in the tunc. Alton 24. E. H. S. 9. Perhaps the 0° C of the gym was the cause of this. At any rate we dropped our fourth straight Conference tussle. Granite City Here Granite, now on the end of the percentage column, attempted an annexation of one from us, but our proteges displayed some fast team work and won the game. 25-10. Belleville Here The surprise finally came. It worked very effectually on the St. Clairites. They led at half time 9-4, we led 14-9 at the end. after putting in some flashy touches. Mascoutah Here Thrills galore. Plodding along with the score 8-4 against us, the team put up a whirlwind finish. We made it necessary for the use of five more minutes and finally took it 15-14. Woodriver Here This Friday found us matched with Woodriver again. The game proved to be a rough and tumble affair, devoid of anything spectacular. We grabbed this one 15-10.Collinsville There The next to tackle was Collinsville. We played at even terms until the third quarter, then they ripped through our defense and won handily 23-10. Carlinville h ere Carlinville brought their contingent here the next evening, but they received the short end of the bargain after a hard tussle. 16-11. Greenville There This game showed the true fighting spirit of our team. In the hole until the end of the fourth quarter, we pulled it out of the fire after five more minutes overtime 21-20. Jerseyville There The last of our schedule games was a grand finale for the season, when we triumphed over our northern rivals 16-9. An appropriate end of a successful season. TOURNAMENT AT BELLEVILLE. Collinsville On the draw we got a team that was looked upon as a sure winner of the tournament. To be more specific they did take second place. Although our fellows played a hard game they were no match for the Collinsville quintet. TOURNAMENT AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. Our team went over to the tournament at Washington University with the hope of doing better there than they did at the one at Belleville. But it seemed a6 if Centralia had a better team than we, so they won the game 28-8. Page Fifty-LightJOHN CLINE Captain To play on the first team for three years ought to make a good man, and Cline certainly played a clean, hard game. A Senior. MILTON BUCKLEY Right Forward Our star of the season. This was his first year out and he readily made the team. Many a game was pulled out of the rut. only by his work. Will be a Junior next year. ALBERT YOUNG, Captain-Elect Left Forward A Freshie, who made an excellent sparring partner for Bull. Although a crack shot under the loop, he confined his work to feeding the others. Pu0c Fifty-XincCLYDE BOTHMAN Lcft Guard To break up the opponent’s team work is a vital part in basketball. In this respect Clyde was on the job always taking the ball and getting it down with a snap. Another Sophomore. CLEM BOTHMAN Right Guard Clyde and Clem made a pair of guards, who could work in harmony. There was no letting down with Clem. If the score made you downcast, he fought so much the harder. NELSON SENN The other letter man from last year’s squad. He was placed at guard and administered that place very effectively. A dead shot on long ones. A Junior. Payc SixtyLEO OCHS Left Forward Ochs made a pleasing impression on those who saw his smooth action and accurate shooting. Unable to play for a time he made up lost time at the end. A Junior. • CLARENCE AX Ax tried his hand at basketball this year and made the team. Although not being able to play in most of the games, he left a mark on many a memory. A Junior. LESTER BAIRD Taking another crack at it, Les finally made the team, going at a strong clip all season. If there was a hard tussle, it wasn’t he who let down. A Senior. Page Sixty-OneT rack As a rule we have never had much of a track team. But this year the Coach is trying to build up a good team, for next year we will have a track and field at our new School. We hope that this will turn out to be successful. T ennis. This year we have a few good tennis prospects. We expect to send a team to the McKendree meet in May, also to other meets if any are held at the nearby schools. May we have a successful year in tennis! Baseball. After a lapse of several years we again take up baseball. As the Tiger will go to press before the season starts it is hard to tell what we may do. As there are many out trying to make the team the Coach has a good chance to pick good material. Although we may not have a very good season this year we can build up a good team for next year. Here’s to a successful year! Scrub Tournament. Who said the Seniors couldn’t play basketball! They won the tournament with some to spare. This is the first time the Seniors have taken the honors for a long time for the Freshies generally ran off with them. But they were fooled this year. A lot of other people were also stung but what is the difference as long as we know the Seniors can do something else besides studying????? Page Sixty-Two T3G0K III Fe atures■ Science Club. Paul Mysch..................................President Irma Stolze...............................Sec.-Treas. The Science Club has just passed through a very successful year. Under the able guidance of Mr. Henze it has enjoyed many interesting and instructive meetings. We hope that this organization may continue to be the center of Scientific and Social work during the next school year. Page Sixty-Five I nGLEE CLUB. HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA.Girls’ Council. Miss Sawyer ■ Hazel Hellrung Vera Dorr Emily Berner Frances Bernasek - Dean of Girls President Vice-President Secretary Historian This is the second year for this organization. It has been a very successful one. This council undertakes to make the school life of the girls as interesting as possible. It has been very active in providing helpful social activities during the school year. Page Sixty-SevenMiss McClure Irma Stolze Hiking Club. Leader Dorothy Gerfen - Vice-President President Esther Barnett .... Sec.-Treas. Girl Scouts. Miss Flagg..................Captain Miss Benner CaptainAthletic Board. Mr. Henze..........................Chairman The Athletic Hoard is a new organization. It consists of a member from each class, elected by the class, and two appointed from the faculty by the principal, the latter is an ex-officio member. The duties of the Board are largely advisory in nature but they help to decide the athletic policy of the school. It passes on such things as awarding of letters, kinds and sizes, as well as the program for athletic activities. It is largely responsible for geniune good sportsmanship in all branches of athletics because it is representative. Page Sixty-NineHallowe’en Party. This was given a little late for the City entertained on Hallowe’en. The gym was crowded and a great variety of costumes were displayed. Miss Benner played the part of an owl very well. Prizes were given away and the judges had a difficult task in picking out the prize winners for there were many pretty and ridiculous costumes. Games were played, after that everybody danced for we had a good orchestra. Excellent refreshments were served and everybody had a very pleasant time. Girls’ Party. Under the auspices of the ‘‘Girls’ Council”, all the girls in school enjoyed a party in the gymnasium on Tuesday, March 17. Before the evening of the affair the girls were divided into groups according to their birthdays, and each group was placed in the charge of an instructor. These various groups planned a stunt for the entertainment of the evening, and many of the stunts were very clever and afforded much merriment. In the space of a few hours the girls witnessed a football game, a basketball game, a track meet between Yale and Harvard, a circus, a wedding, a patriotic parade, an historical pageant, and a school program at which Santa Claus appeared. Between the stunts special numbers were contributed by the girls. Among these were vocal and instrumental solos, solo dances, a reading, and a violin duet. Dainty refreshments carrying out the idea of St. Patrick’s Day were served, consisting of brick ice-cream molded with a shamrock in the center, cookies, and lime suckers. , Football Banquet. The Chamber of Commerce got together and gave the Football men a real banquet. Interesting talks were given, chiefly by “Big Bill” Edmunds of Washington University. The men received their letters and were very proud of them. Everybody had an enjoyable time and we hope it will be made an annual affair. Page SeventySenior-Faculty Party. A real hit. The first real social event of the year. The faculty was immensely pleased and all said they had a good time. Who said the Seniors couldn’t entertain! Parent-Pupil-Teacher Party. The members of the High School Faculty were hosts to the students and their parents in October. This annual “Open House” is in the interest of better understanding and cooperation between parents, pupils, and teachers. The following program was given: High School Songs. Reading—DeVera Rotman. Piano solo—Martha Volk. Talk—Miss Sawyer. Play—“How a Woman Keeps a Secret.” Director—Miss McClure. Address—Mr. Ford. After the program the guests were privileged to meet the teachers in their various classrooms. The party this year repeated the success of similar functions in preceding years, and, received the support of the school patrons and friends in the community. Junior Class Party. This year the Juniors broke into the limelight by giving a great big party. As the Juniors are a loyal group the party was well attended, although there were not quite enough boys to go round. As they always have good refreshments the boys were satisfied. Payc Scvcnty-Onc Dramatics. JUNIOR PLAY. The Juniors are presenting this year as their annual play “.Seventeen”, by Booth Tarkington. They have a very good group to pick from and from all indications it will be a huge success. Under the leadership of Mr. Henze and with such a good cast as they have picked the play can be nothing but a great success. SENIOR PLAY. This year the Seniors will give a three act comedy entitled. “Come Out of the Kitchen.” In looking over the talent in the Senior Class it seems as if the play is going to be a great success. As the Tiger will go to press before the Junior and Senior plays are given it is difficult to tell just which will be the best. FRESHMAN PLAY. The FYeshies are going to give a play entitled “Getting Rid of Father”. As the Tiger goes to press before the play is to be given it is difficult to tell how the play will turn out. With Miss Logan as director and a good group to pick from for the cast, it ought to be real good. BOYS’ MINSTREL. The main attraction put on by the boys this year was a minstrel for the benefit of the Athletic Association. To say that it was only a success does not do it justice. With Mr. Henze as director, the boys showed their ability to act. This achievement should have been followed by more, but because of the other activities it was impossible to put anything over. Payc Seventy-TwoThe Calendar September: 2. Formal opening of E. H. S. We become Seniors—sophistication—Ahem! 5. Caruso’s and Galli Curci’s rivals demonstrate their ability at the first Assembly “Sing”—led by Mr. Ford. 12. Talk by Rev. Attig on Defense Day. Organization of E. H. S. Athletic Association. 16. Election of Class Officers. They elect almost anything nowadays. 17. Staff Appointments made. Observe the results. 22. Fir''!!! Darn! only a false alarm. Disappointment very evident. 23. First Staff Meeting. Member resigns after displaying great oratorical powers. 24. John (Mine goes to sleep in English Class. Reason: Johnny gave a “hop” the night before. 25. Jim Berner severly reprimanded for angering Miss Martin. 27. We suffer defeat in our first Football game with Kirkwood, Mo. Score 6-0. 29. Big “Pep” meeting. Talks by Coach and Mr. Henze. Coach says the slogan of the team will be, “bring on the cats.” 30. Boys massacre numerous do?s, impale them on sticks, and surround them with buns. October: 4. Hillsboro game proved fatal to both the team “Ame” Blixen. Judging from her injuries, you’d have thought she played, too. 6. Parent-Teacher-Pupil Party. “Short” talks made by Miss Sawyer and Mr. Ford. One-act “Comedy” given by selected cast. It was so comical it was “pathetic.” 7. Esther Barnett received 5th honor in 111. C. C. Prize Essay Contest on, “Why My Home City is the Best in Illinois.” 8-9-10. Teachers Institute. Teachers assume the role of pupils (by request). Members of E. H. S. secretly whisper to each other, “How sweet is revenge?” 13. Hap Dressel resumes his studies (?) at E. H. S. after a brief sojourn at Western Military Academy.14. Rushing business with Freshies in Library. Reason: No History classes resulting from absence of Miss Oliver. 15. Miss Martin discloses the secret of her middle name. Sh-h-h! It’s “Amelia.” 16. School overcast with gloom. Why? Report cards issued. Some pupils show great skill (?) in copying handwriting. 17. Football. Alton High vs. E. H. S. Edw. makes first touchdown. Alton makes last and also several in between. Defeat of our mighty eleven due to the fact that Alton appeared in flashy red suits which affected the eyes of E. H. S. players. 20. A few of the girls forgot their dignity and “bloomed” fortb with hair-ribbons. 22. Senior-Faculty Party in Gym. Ask Joe Ladd who got the extra eats. 27. Gordon Burroughs falls down in assembly by It. W’s. desk. Question: “Is Richard guilty or not.” 28. Nip Smith forced to abandon her “High-headedness” and fish her book out of the waste-basket. Member of Tiger Staff re-intalled. Evidently his “oration” took good effect. 29. An important article of clothing hung on pencil-sharpener. Ask Lloyd about it, he knows. 30. Joe Ladd shows great embarrassment when informed that his shirt-tail “ain’t where it ought t’be.” 31. About 30 members of the E. H. S. decide to improve the residential district. New porches seem to appeal to them. November: 1. “We came, we saw, we comiuored.” Edw. 22-Belleville 6. 3. “Andy Gump—the bold, bad bandit,” was arrested for carrying concealed weapons. 4. Election Day. Students show great disappointment in not receiving a holiday. 6. Latin classes have a “Roman Banquet” in Gym, in which no table implements were used. (They had baked beans, too.) 7. High-School Minstrel given by the boys of E. H. S. 10. Much enthusiasm manifested over tomorrow’s game. Coach and other officials afraid of “over-confidence.” 11. Hurrah! A holiday and a victory. We won from Granite by a score of 7-0, although the boys played during a storm. 12. Everyone shows that they could have done nicely with a little more sleep. High school well represented at the big dance. Page Seventy-Four13. Senior proofs very much in evidence. How can anyone, after seeing them, doubt the “Theory of Evolution.” 14. Miss Oliver forgets her fame for assigning lessons and gives no Current History assignment. Mr. Henze very ably assists a little freshman in turning around in his seat. 15. Collinsville 21 Edw. 7. It speaks for itself. Ask Miss Bridges how she likes riding in the rear of the truck while Mr. Henze is driving. (She blushes beautifully.) 17. Teddy Ladd lost his wish-bone in English class. Note: It was out of a pigeon. 18. For the last game of the season we are victorious, the victim being Troy. Score, 21 0. 19. “The Call of the Wild.” Wilmar Giese wears a green neck-tic. 20-21. Teachers Institute at Urbana. Students like it. 24. First Basketball practice. 25. Thanksgiving Masque Party in Gym. Faculty “cop” the prizes. Just one month ’till Christmas. 27 30. Thanksgiving Recess with eats. Eats and more EATS. December: 1. Everyone comes back stuffed—with turkey and gossip. 2. Basketball practice now in dead earnest. Tickets on sale for Lyceum Course under auspices of the Girls. 3. Football banquet given by the Chamber of Commerce for the Team. Awarding of letters to those who earned them. 5. We win our first Basketball game of the season. Edwardsville 15-Jer-seyville 11. 6. Talk by Capt. Cline the feature of the pep-meeting held because of last night’s victory. 10. First number of the Lyceum given. The entertainment was well attended and was enjoyed by all those present. 12. Game with Alton. Score was Alton 22 Edw. 9. We find that all our team lacks is a red headed player who never misses a basket. Position open to anyone possessing desired qualities, (including a temper.) 13. Calendar editor is the victim of an attack of the mumps. Notice! If facts for the next few days are slightly out of order- don’t blame the editor. 15. Mr. Krumsiek surprises us with the good news that next semester school will begin at 9:00 o’clock instead of 8:30. This is to enable the Fruits and Hellrungs to arrive on time. 16. Freshmen seriously considering getting up a petition demanding a certain time off in which to write their letters to Santa Claus. 17. Junior boys turn out 100% in donating for the poor people’s Christmas. The campaign was very ably managed by C. Richard Wiedey. Page Seventy-Five18. Bernice Sch mol linger provides a great deal of amusement for the onlookers by sliding across the Assembly floor on her knees. 1!). Basketball with Granite. Aye team. We brought home the bacon, too. Score 10-16. 22. Several other classes announced 100% for donations to the poor. Whole amount collected and turned in was about $25.00. 22. Teachers all leave for home. They wish the student body a Merry Christmas. January: 2. Madison’s fast team came and “sorta bet us.” However, we take our defeat with a smile and anxiously await the return game. 5. Back again to ‘‘hard labor,” after a short vacation. Quite a few will have to deduct about 5 hours from their night’s sleep. G. A surprisingly large number of students contracted the mumps during the holidays. 7. Team journeyed to Belleville and were defeated by a scon of 16-11. Not bad. “but a miss is as good as a mile.” 8. Vera Dorr received the first medal in the Typwriting class. Quite an honor among such a “speedy group.” 11. Basketball game with Greenville. Again we suffer defeat. Score 16-11. 12. “No heat -no school” is the slogan almost adopted by the school. Probably the janitor went to sleep on the job, ’er something. 13. Snow melts on the roof and comes right on through, causing pupils to watch their step in the Assembly. 14. “Satchel’s” birthday. Question: Is that the reason for the flag in the Assembly? 16. Bells out of order today, for a change, (’all in Pierce, that’s his job. 17. Everybody leaves the building early. No wonder. Glee Club practice. 18. Kitten appears in school and finds sympathy with some. 19. Talk made by “Satchel” during the pep meeting held for the game with Collinsville. 21. Easy lessons today. Reviews for tests being made. 22. Ditto. 23. Lots of “cramming” being done for “the last chance.” Thoughts of many, “How I wish I’d studied.” Scvcnty-Bix24. Tests, Tests, Tests, Tests. 25. Tests, Tests, Tests, Tests. Game with Collinsville. I’ll not tell the score. 26. Beginning of new semester. Test grades received. “The saddest words," etc. 27. Report cards received. Many bright (?) Freshies have to stand up to eat their dinners as a result. 28. Again we suffer defeat with Alton High. They seem to be making a habit of that. We’ll speak to them about it. Score 24-8. 2!). Martin Shupack sits up in Civics classroom with his arm around the shoulders of a comely female. He states that its his privilege. 30. Basketball. Granite vs. E. H. S. (First teams) Score 29-9, favor E. H. S. (Second teams) We received the smaller end. February: 2. Mid-year group arrive. Greener as the days go by. 3. One of the preps., delegated by ‘‘an old hand,” passed the waste-basket around the Assembly and collected all the waste-paper. Your turn tomorrow Wiedey. 4. We beat Belleville, Hooray!!! It wasn’t just a miss either, it was 14-9. 5. Quite a few feared the loss of their voices as a result of last night’s game. 6. Again we win, from Mascoutah this time. This game was declared by all who saw it to be the best this year. Score, after playing an extra quarter, was 14-15. 9. Last number of the Lyceum Course held at H. S. Auditorium. This was well given and enjoyed by the audience. % 10. Freshman-Soph. Party held in Gym. Some of the naughty little boys tried to act grown up and as a result were ‘‘kicked out” of school. 12. Les Voyles provides amusement (and, incidentally, pain) by throwing a wad of paper with a needle in it around the Assembly. 13. This proved to be very lucky for E. H. S. We beat Woodriver by a score of 15-12. This game nearly ended up in a fight. 16. Beginning of Scrub Tournament. Seniors beat Sophs and Freshies beat Juniors. Good work, fellows. 17. The inevitable has happened. Bonnie Miller writes a speed test without any errors, and by doing so, has the honor of being the first in the class to accomplish this. 18. Snap-shot contest for Annual in progress. Quite a few responded to the Editor’s plea. 20. Collinsville also has made a habit of defeating us. However, we weren’t such “white meat” as they thought we’d be. 22. Hurray for Washington!! A whole day holiday. Why can’t his anniversary be celebrated more than once a year. Page Seventy-Seven23. Drawings for the Tournament announced, and Edw. drew Collinsville. Coach said we’d beat them by fifteen points, anyway. 24. Snap-shot contest, closed and winners announced. V. Anderson first and T. Ladd second. 26. The team went all the way up to Greenville, but did not po in vain. Indeed not, they came home with a victory of 21-20. 27. They won the last fame on the schedule by defeating Jerseyville 16-13. March: 2. Science Club Party in Gym. They proved themselves sports when it came to eats. 4. Pictures taken for the “Tiger.” 5-6-7. District Tournament held at Belleville. They weren't satisfied with that, though, they had to win it, too. 10. Joe Ladd tripped along this morning with a beautiful new red tie. In fact, he tripped almost everyone in the hall. 11. Jim Berner was thinking today. No wonder he looked so different. 12. Junior-Play practice for “Seventeen” in earnest. The cast is working hard and a "Howling Success” is very probable. 13. Friday the 13th. Junior-Senior party was very much a success in spite of it. 16. Hurray! lor the Seniors. We won the Scrub Tournament in spite of Ans. Shupack and a few other . 17. St. Patrick’s Day. All wear green and say they’re Irish. Even the Shupack’s. 19. The team entered the Washington U. Tournament, and lost their first game to Centralia, the winner of their district tournament. 20. Physics class goes to the Glass Factory at Alton today. Mr. Henze tells them that no “petting parties” will be tolerated. 22. Announcement made that Gentralia, our foes at the Washington U. tournament, won there. There’s some consolation there. 26. Cooking Class go through the Packing House and watch them make sausages. April: 1. E. H. S. is a model school. 2. Tiger must now go to press. What excuse will the members of the Staff use to go into the Library for a period. 6. Seniors decide upon “Come Out of the Kitchen,” for their play. 7. Chamber of Commerce give Basketball squad a banquet. Letters awarded to them, also. 8. Oratorical Contest held in the Assembly in which Maynard Motz wins first place and Virginia Anderson, second. Hats off to our orators. Pafje 8cnut. -Ki h tJohes Jo Gerteis: “Do you serve lobsters here?” Waiter: “Oh, yes. We serve anyone. Sit down.” HE HAS GONE. HE HAS WENT. Alma baked an Angel cake. For her darling Joseph’s sake. “Joseph, you a piece must take.” This she meant. Joseph ate it every crumb. Then he heard the angels hum, “Joseph come, Joseph come.” Joseph went. “This tobacco plantation is a bargain. Why don’t you buy it?” Clarence Ax: “I was just wondering whether to plant cigars or cigarettes.” Hazel Bollman was asked to write a story of DeSoto's discovery of the Mississippi. This is what she wrote: DeSoto was living in Kansas City and he decided to discover the Miss issippi. He was a very perverse lad and instead of following Horace Greeley’s advice to, “Go west, young man, go west,” he traveled east. After several hours on the Sunset limited he arrived in St. Louis. He was walking about, and it, being after dark, he lost his way. He did not know where he was until he suddenly discovered that he was up to his kneCs in water. He had discovered the Mississippi. Shouting “Eureka. Eureka,” he rushed to the nearest telegraph station and telegraphed the world that he had discovered the Mississippi. DID YOU KNOW THAT: Hans chased Jim up the mask and pinned him to a spare with his cut glass? — Dick Mindrup. Muscle Shoals was a creek in Illinois? — James Berner. The stomach is located in the abominable cavity? —Hap Dressel.I caught my sweetie blushing—at what do you suppose? Why just a little garter snake aside the garden hose. Mr. Shupack: “Abie, what for you go up der stairs two at a time? ’ Ansel S: “To safe my shoes, Fadder.” Mr. Shupack: “Dot’s right, my son, but look oudt and don’t split your pants.’ “SPINDLE” FRUIT S ESSAY ON ANIMAL BIOLOGY. “Cats that are for little boys and girls to maul and tease are called Maltese cats. Some cats is known by their queer purrs. These are Pursian cats. Cats with bad tempers is called Angorie cats. Cats with deep feelin’s is called Feline cats.’’ “What a wonderful bird the frog are! He stands, he sits, almost. When he hop he fly. almost. He ain’t got no sense hardly. He ain’t got no tail hardly, either. When he sit, he sit on what he ain’t got, almost.’’ “A mule is a harder bird than the geese or turkey. He has two legs to walk on and two to kick with. His ears are longer than a bossies’ and they look like wings on the side of his dome, almost. It is stubbornly backward about coming forward. Mules don’t work unless they have to and they won’t almost. “A duck is a low, heavy set bird almost underslung. He is a mighty poor singer, having a hoarse voice, caused by getting so many frogs in his throat. He likes the water and carries a toy balloon in his stomack to keep him from sinking.” Hob Sheppard: “I don’t see how Miss Flagg can give me a flunk. How can she tell I don’t know my stuff when 1 haven’t handed in any problems?” Ax: “I say, your friend. Baird, is very absent minded.” Berner: “Is that so?” Ax: “Yes. The other evening after the storm he put his umbrella to bed, and stood himself in the corner to drip.” Of course I had my hair bobbed, I like it fine and dandy. But how 1 miss the hairpins, They always were so handy. Page Eighty-One© WITHOUT WARNING—MISS OLIVER S WRITTEN LESSONS. Miss Martin: “Leslie, Wiggiesworth’s works were— Leslie Voyles: “Were what?” H. Fahrig: “Where’s this International Race to take place?” Dick Mindrup: “Over the milk route.” 11. F.: “The milk route. What do you iman?” 1). M.: “From Cows to Cannes.” She: “Why do they call their baby Hill?” He: “He was born on the first of tin month.” Mr. Henze: (Shaking M. Baird) “I believe Satan has got hold of you.” Marvin Baird: “So-o-o do I.” Miss Sawyer asked a question in Physiology that pertained to the sixth sense. Robert Baird answers in this way:—“The five senses are sneezing, sobbing, crying, yawning, and coughing. By the sixth sense is meant an extra sense some folks have. It is snoring.” Mrs. Fruit: “Roy, your face is clean but how did your hands get so dirty?” Roy F.: “Washing my face.” Mr. Henze: “Has absolute zero ever been reached?” Bart Hellrung: “Yes, in my last exam.” Senior: “Is this well water?” Freshy: “Does it look sick?” Mr. Ford to Dick Gibson: “Don’t you know better than to have your hat on in the halls?” Dick Gibson: (continuing on upstairs) “Yes, Sir.” Mr. Ford: “Well, why don’t you take it off?” Dick Ditto: “I would but it isn’t mine.” After Senn told Macha to hit him and he did. “I didn’t say when.” Pd( r Ei()hly-TwoBernice: “I told Fred that I didn’t want to see him any more.' Bonnie: “What did he do?’’ Bernice: “Why turned out the light.” Mr. Henze: “Who was it who fiddled while Home burned?” Paul Mysch: “Hector, Sir.” Mr. Henze: “No!” Paul M.: “Towser, Sir.” Mr. H.: What do you mean? It was Nero.” Paul: “Well. I knew it was some one with a dogs name.” Mr. Krumsiek: “Didn’t you get my letter?” Robert Baird: “Yes, Sir. On the inside it said, “You are expelled”, and on the outside it said, "Return in five days.” Harvey Bower: “Is the pleasure of this dance to be mine?” Hazel Bollman: “Yes—exclusively.” Conductor: “I’ve been on this train for seven years.” Bob Hallam: “That so, where did you get on?” Mabel Blixen: “I tell you for the last time you can’t kiss me.” Doc Ileidinger (Jr.): “Ah, I knew you’d weaken eventually.” L. Baird: (removing a cootie from hair) “Where have you been, old top?” Cootie: “On a sea voyage, old thing.” Baird: “Oh, I see, riding the marcel waves.” C(?) Bothman: “I understand that your father said he would kick me out the door if he found me here.” Elma Blixen: “Oh. don’t mind that. Father’s punting is wretched.” This School Annual sure is funny, The school gets all the fame. The printer gets all the money, And the staff gets all the blame. Pagr Eighty-b'ourdairf-ti 11ith rA 0vjBig Joe: “When is a man not a man?” Little Joe: “When he turns into an alley.” Mr. Henze: (to star Cheni. pupil, Ax.) “What might happen when there is a chemical reaction between calcuim-sulphate and hydrochloric acid.” Ax. “Anything.” Mr. Fruit: (to Wilmer Giese) “Why do I find you kissing my daughter?” Wilmer G.: “I guess it’s because you wear rubber shoes.” What is it that makes most fathers (when they want to pound some sense in their little boys head) always hit him on the other end? They sat on the porch at mid-nite, Their lips were tightly pressed; The old man gave the signal, The bull dog did the rest. “Do you know a man working here with one leg named Smith?” “No, what’s the other leg’s name?” Miss Gewe to Mike Duffy: “What docs b-c-d spell?” M. Duffy: “I don’t know.” Miss Gewe: “Oh, yes you do. What is it that you sleep in?” M. Duffy: “Well, I usually sleep in my shirt.” Martin Shupack got off of a train in Arkansas and asked a negro sitting there if he could direct him to town. The negro shook his head toward the east and said, “That way.” Martin said, “Say, if you can tell me a lazier move than that I’ll give you half a dollar.” “All right, put it in my pocket,” was the rejoinder. Fred Williams: “May I see you pretty soon?” Bernice Schmollinger: “Don’t you think I’m pretty now?” Mr. Henze: “Lester, why are you always behind in Chemistry?” Les. B.: “Well, you see if I wasn’t behind I could not pursue it.” Page Eight y- ixOde to my room-mate—Four bits. Tailor: (to Maurice Fruit who is being measured for his made to order suit) “Will you have the shoulders padded little man?” Maurice Fruit: “No, but you had better pad the pants.” Mr. Gerber: “Where were you last night?” F. Gerber: “Oh, just riding around with some of the boys.” Mr. Gerber: “Well, tell ’em not to leave their hairpins in the car.” G. Macha: “Did your watch stop when it dropped on the floor?” M. Buckley: “Sure. Did you think it would go through?” Moonlight nights of romance. Like the nights we all have known, While ever closer, Fate Was drawing each to each, alone, They meet, but ah, the thought That never more they’ll meet again. For she—well, she was a Jersey Cow And he was a passing train. Les Voyles: “What’s the shape of the stomach?” Miss Sawyer: “It’s round.” Les Voyles: “Gee, ain’t it funny how a square meal goes into it so easy?” Miss Martin: “Murray, have you done any outside reading?” M. Overbeck: “Nope! Too cold to read outside.” JOE LADD S FORD. “A tin you love to touch.” “Don’t laugh girls. You’d look funny too without any paint.” Jo Gerteis: “What’s the shape of a kiss.” L. Glass: “Give me one and I’ll call it square.” Thomas Rutherford: “I just saw some tough guy.' Pewee Harris: “What was he doing?” T. Rutherford: “Eating Currents off a live Wire.” Harvey Bower: “What would you say if I threw you a kiss?” Mable Jones: “I'd say that you were the laziest boy I ever saw.” Page Eighty-SevenClassmates—Bonnie and Jim Feet of Clay—Milton Buckley The Hoosler Schoolmaster—Mr. Henze The Only Woman—(Take your choice) The City That Never Sleeps—Fruit 111. The Millionaire Cowboy—Lester Baird The Speed Spook—Robert Sheppard Open All Night—The Unique The Beloved Brute—Bart Hell rung Flaming Youth—Wilmer Giese The Conquering Power—W. W. Krumsiek Hit and Run—Martin Shupack The Go Getters—Teddy and Joe So Big—Marie Kubicek Mile A Minute Romeo—Dick Gibson The Thief of Bagdad—Bob Hallam The Dangerous Blond—lone Dippold The Perfect Flapper—Alma Dietz The Fast Worker—Ed. Dunnerman The Man Who Came Back—Hathaway Dressel A Self-Made Failure—Richard Weidey Broadway Or Bust—Julia Ebey. Jim Berner: “Why are the noises of the sea shore like the whispers of newly married people?” Bonnie Miller: (Sighing) Because it is the murmuring of the tide.” Dot. Cunningham: “Miss Davis, when does a cow become real estate?” Miss Davis: “Why Dorothy, how could a cow become real estate?” Dot. Ditto: “When it is turned into a meadow.” Dumb: “Why is a fretful man like a well baked loaf?” Dumber: “Why, because they’re both crusty.” Miss Gewe: “Virginia, what does an artist like to draw best?” Virginia B.: “His salary.” Miss Flagg: “Now class we get the answer X O.” Wiedey: (In a sleepy voice) Gee, all that work for nothing.” Lives of football men remind us, ’Tis for glory that we slug. And departing leave behind us. Footprints on another’s mug. (’apt. Ax— Page Eighty-EightftfAWC£s B tf JOM. sryit sh°w i ?ma sro B.VI MW A AHPtRM; TH£ G-MA? DWA PE£ Wf.£ HAAMb THt SkCoMo PA PD°?K CfUJ CHlLL, 'K t s £ JL, : . 'y-r'w-v' 6, Kai [• I • AI r» a 4 H X k b -k £ s 3 o 5 2 cn c } S 3 • h . V. o (A 0£ 1 FW ? » to W W» Fa»g LASSFOOTBALL FUN. I stood on the bridge at close of day Attired in football clothes. And the bridge belonged. I wish to say, To the rival halfback’s nose. Miss Sawyer: “Oxygen is essential to all plant life. Yes, strange to say, it was discovered only a century ago.” Spindle Fruit: “What did they do before they discovered it?” Mr. Henze: “Suppose I have just come over from Africa on a ship and know nothing about the ‘Monroe Doctrine . Explain it.” Esther Stieren: “Sorry, Mr. Henze, but I came over on the same ship with you.” Lady to little boy standing by a gate: “Can I go through that gate?” Little Hoy: “Well, I guess you can, a load of hay just went through.” Hob Hallam: “Wot am I supposed to ’ave stolen?” Spindler: “A horse and van.” Hallam: “All right, search me!” Kriege: “Mabel’s a nice gir!, but rather loquacious.” H. Boll man: “Yes, and besides that, she talks too much.” Did you ever know— That “Fat Bower” does not like chicken pie? That “Bonnie” Miller’s hair is turning red? That “Rich” Weidey is in love? That “Mil” Fruit can make imitation chicken sandwiches? That “Coach” has a girl? That Clyde wasn’t Clem? That Mabel Jones hates boys? That lone Dippold wants to be movie star? That “Les” Baird’s going to be a doctor? That “Les” Voyles is madly in love with a certain girl in E. H. S.? That Alma Deitz makes eyes at a certain Senior boy? That “W. W.” stands for Walter William? That “Bull” Buckley steps out? That Joe Blaekmore is a regular sheik? Page ’Ninety-TwoAny girl can he gay in a nice coupe, In a taxi they all can ho jolly. But the girl worth while, Is the girl who can smile, When you’re taking her home on a trolley. A. Blixen: “I suppose you will forget me if you meet some pretty, young girl?” C. Bothmant?): “What do I care for youth and beauty? You suit me.” Joe Ladd: “Say, doesn’t Evelyn Smith talk a great deal?” M. Overbeck: “Yes, I think she must have been vaccinated with a phonograph needle.” “Is this a speedometer?”, she asked, as she tapped on the glass which covered that instrument. “Yes, dear”, I replied in a sweet, gentle voice. “Don’t they call this the dash light?”, she queried, fingering the little nickel plated illuminator. “Yes, honey”, my words floated out softly as before. “And is this the cut-out?”, she inquired. “Yes, Toodles”, as I took my foot off the accelerator. Not more than 200 feet away our course was blocked by a fast moving train. ‘“But what on earth is this funny looking pedal?”, she said in a curious tone, as she gave the accelerator a vigorous push with her dainty foot. “This, sweetheart, is heaven”, I said in a soft, celestial voice, as I picked up a gold harp and flew away. Two sweethearts from Edwardsville were rambling around, when they came to a movie. The young man ran his eye over the front of the building. It rested on a title in large letters—“The Woman Pays.” “Lauretta”, he said, “I think we’ll go in here.” Miss Sawyer: “How can you tell the approach of winter.” Hazel Bollman: “It begins to get later earlier.” B. Volk: “Did you take a hath this morning?” J. Dorr: “No, is there one missing?” Page N in cty- Th ree Aunt Mandy kept her house spotless. Consequently, poor Sambo was constantly being nagged about his untide habits. One day Sambo came home to find that Mandy had presented him twins. He viewed this as something of a calamity and said, rather mournfully, “Mandy, l’se done cautioned you time an’ again to let dat ole Gold Dust stuff alone—now. ah reckons you’ll listen to me some heahaftah.” Just before he returned from W. M. Academy Hap Dressel strolled into the Asylum for the mentally deranged, both slightly and more so at Alton. He was much amused at seeing a man sitting there dangling at the end of a string on a stick, over a flower bed. Wishing to be affable he asked, “How many have you caught.” “You’re the ninth,” was the reply. Miss McClure: “Who were the three wise men?” Iola Henry: “Stop, look, and listen.” Bell Mack sends us this one. Mr. Mack: “What can I do for you?” Negro: “Well the doctor told me I must take some iron for my blood and I thought I might as well buy it from you.” First Rooster: “What’s the old hen looking so glum about.” Second Rooster: “Oh. brooding over her chicks.” Irm. Stolze: “Seriously speaking this mistletoe works wonder.” B. Schmollinger: “Sure, it’s the berries.” “What do you think of Dorothy?” “Why she’s a very nice girl.” “No, but cat to cat what do you think of her?” Joe Ladd: (Watching Teddy rolling a field) “Wonder what lie’s rolling that field for.” Spindle Fruit: “Mebbe he’s going to raise rolled oats.” A Want Ad.—Wanted—Husband by a dressmaker that looks as good as she seams. Page .Yinciy-FourSubscribers to the “Tiger” Fund. Bank of Edwardsville. Edwardsville National Bank. Citizens State and Trust Bank. N. 0. Nelson Mfg. Co. A. H. Strebler. U. S. Radiator Corp. Madison County Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. Illinois Light and Power Corp. Richards Brick Co. Liebler Hotel. East Side Coal Co. Woodlawn Cardens—J. H. Blixen. Nancy Jane Beauty Shoppe. Barnsback and Herrin Motor Co. Innovation Sweet Shop. Delicate Drug Co. Christ Domalis. Ballweg Barnett Drug Store. Marks, Weber Co. Wayne Bros.—Grocers. Madison County Title Office. Desmond Mfg. Co. Wildey Theatre—O. H. Geise, Mgr. Tuxhorn Motor Co. Kaiser-Merrell Sales Co. Runge-Zeigler Shoe Co. A. B. Feed and Seed Store. Page Ninety-SixH. C. Dustman—Grocer. F. W. Wool worth. Dr. R. S. Barnsback. J. L. Schwarz—Grocer. C. A. Bartlett and Son—Realtors. Guarantee Electric Shop. A. W. Betzold. Unique Restaurant. Palace Store Co. Harwood Garage. Ike Schwartz Furniture Store. Madison Store Co. George C. Poole—Dry Goods. Boeker Clothing Co. Doctor E. Wahl, Jr. C. C. Schroeder—-Meats. Overbcck Bros. Charles Hack—Grocer. Jj. A. Mindrup and Co.—Tinners. Hiles, Newell, and Brown—Attorneys. Schoon and Kruse—Garage. Suhre Bros.—Grocers. Edwardsville Fruit Store. Edw. and Marie Briggs—D’s. C. Leland Barber Shop. King Bee Candy Kitchen. Fred Pagan—Grocer. J. G. Delicate—Grocer. Burroughs and Whiteside—Druggists. Bernhardt Garage. Page Ninety-SevenEdwardsville Cloak Suit Co. Bothman Motor Co. Springer and Buckley—Attys. Terry, Gueltig and Powell—Attys. W. C. Kriege and Co. Emil Eberhart Meat Market. Leuschke’s Bakery. Clover Leaf Dairy. Leclaire Co-operative Store. Ferguson Grocery. Julian Hat Shop. Standard Oil Co. Kriege Bros, and Solter, Hardware. A. Miller, Tinner. Colbert Chevrolet Co. Fink Electric Supply Co. Adolph Frey Meats Marinello Beauty Salon—Thetis Foltz. W. W. War nock and Co., Clothiers. Tuxhorn Hardware Co. A. Shupack—Shoes. Hotz Lumber Co. Stolze Lumber Co. Raffaelle and Ferguson Distr. Co. E. A. Keller Co.—Hardware. Nash Bros.—Tailors. F. F. Pfieffer—Hotel. E. N. Mayo—Shoes. Central Shoe Repair Shop. Excelsior Laundry. Frank Peirce. Page Ninety-EightHence, vain regrets? Tis not the lot of man To fashion perfect things; We do but what we can. Begone, ye carping critics! Know ye, we hear enow From grumbling trouble-makers; Then keep thy silence, thou! But welcome, kindly readers! The understanding heart Doth lighten many burdens And ward off many a dart, For we may do our utmost,— The critic still doth sing; But kindly voice and friendly eye May soothe full many a sting. Page One Hundred OnePrinting by The Edw. F. Hartmann Co. SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS Engraving by Tiie Central Engraving Co. ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Photography by Strebler Studio EDW A RDS VILI.E. II.LIN OIS Pape One Hundred Two


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