Edwardsville High School - Tiger Yearbook (Edwardsville, IL)

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K -. -'f"'5'i ,,,,4,-. , .5-Q ws - ,, ,LN 4 J, ,W P e . ls ' is , I' is ,3 ' 2 Qui' School Our Alma Mater! We say "our" because we, the class of '27, feel that during our stay, however brief, we have acquired a certain degree of posses- sion which nothing can remove! We leave behind us the school actual, the school of brick, stone, and mortar: but we carry with us the real school, the school made up of school spirit, reminisoenee and fond memories, memories of triumphs and disasters, of school fellows and teachers, and all who have won their way into our hearts. So we feel that these two schools, that of mind and that of matter, are so inseparable, that as we keep alive the likeness of one we honor that of the other. 'l'o do this, we the class of '27, have attempted to represent the best of our beautiful school by the gleaming portals by which we first entered, and by which we last leave. 'l'hus it happens that their image lies engraved on the shanks of our rings, on the covers of our Annual, and last. and more lastingly in the depths of our emotions. 1 9 2 7 'I' wo er Al m y fi! il M fur 1927 Euhliahvh hg the Srninr 61112155 nf Ehumrhanillv Qigh Srhunl Ehmarhmrillv, Zlllinnia 1 9 2 7 Th rf-0 The Tiqer w Q 5 E 19 2 7 F 0 ll 1' Editorial The er 'weve-Wwm 557142 Tiger Stay? Emily Berner Michael Duffy Bernard Scalan - - - - Editor Charles Erspamer - - - Business Manager Associate Editor - Assistant Business Manager Clyde Bothman ---- Athletics Mildred Macha ---- Calendar Charles Wentz - Jokes Lauretta Gerne - - - Art Mary Eaton - - - - Art Roy Fruit - - Sales Manager In fostering the publication of an Annual worthy to be called lhe Figer, thc staff has met with 111any and various obstacles. Foremost among these has been the matter of finances-the t'jinx" of many Tiger Editors. In order to draw as closely as possible thc daily drama of our pulsing High School and yet keep within the dread limit, we have been forced to omit many gaudy and expensive features and to resort to utter simplicity in many respects. If you, our critics, our faculty, and our friends, feel after perusing the following pages, that this simplicity has not been utilized in vain, we shall know that wc have succeeded in accomplishing our duty. ' For our duty we saw it, lay in the necessity in giving this annual our time, attention and the best of our talents, in adapting our viewpoints to suit yours and in interpreting and setting down in so many lines the truest and the best of Edwardsville High School. This has taken much work but if you believe that this book can, in later years, open to you a vista of half-forgotten bright spots of your High School career, then we shall feel satisfied and amply repaid. 1 9 2 7 Five The ef i Acknowledgments To the various teachers, students, and friends who have aided the Staff to Write, compile, and assemble the enormous amount of copy necessary to the publication of any Annual, We desire to express our thanks and appreciation. Primarily, we wish to express our gratitude and appreciation to the Cen- tral Engraving Company for their excellent engraving and especially to M1'. Randall, who supervised and aided us in many Ways in the planning of our Annual. lt is not every Annual Staff that has the co-operation of the faculty. We were especially fortunate in this, having Mr. Krumsiek for the faculty advisor, who always rendered us so much valuable assistance. Other members of the faculty also aided us in correcting, revising and making of copy. Prominent among these were Miss Gewe and Miss Martin. In order to transcribe the necessary copy into legible form, Emily Berner, Marian Wotier and Frieda Schneider volunteered to do the typing. This was a very painstaking and tedious occupation and much credit is due them because of the splendid Way in which they handled the Work. ' Then the members of the various classes who Wrote the class histories and other articles in this issue, deserve much credit for their extremely interesting accounts. Withoixt their aid we should have failed in our ultimate effort. To Mr. Strebler, our official class photographer, who has submitted a first- class grade of photography and has willingly and cheerfully aided us when- ever We required assistance, We wish to make a special note of gratitude. 1 9 2 7 Six Foreword We, the Tiger Staff of '27, wish to make known in these few words our steadfast and sincere inten- tion to set forth and preserve in this, the 14th volume of the Tiger, a true picture of our school life, as well as to provide a record that will materially aid the class of '27 to remember in later years, the triumphs, the disasters, and the attachments formed during this basic cycle of their lives. 1 9 2 7 Seven Dedication To MR. HARVEY B. GUNN: In appreciation of his deep interest and per- sonal participation in our various school activities and athletics, and his cheerful willingness to aid us individually at all times, We, the class of 1927, dedicate this Tiger. 1 9 2 7 Eight The Tlqer r Qfyiwww l 9 2 7 Nine Q TIIC Tlqerfafww CDivisions Book I F5718 School Book II Athletics Book IH Activities f l 9 2 7 Ten The er q3oo7c I CG71e School 1 92 7 Eleven 41 . .1 xv, .- . W. 8- Q V. 1 2 i :S 'KDS ' .1 15. 4 J Q45 - 2 Q. , , 2 1 ,, Y, R, 3- , 5. +,..,, H 'v 4 , 3?.,e 1 wf., -'51 5f,?'4' "sq- .: .5 1 df?-.zfa',,1, 2, lv 515 Q' I ' :fit ?.'lf21g, QT A"zA':33'kgif4zsf. K '.N."'k X V" 1 ' 1 V 7. 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Mr. Krumsiek Through the untiring efforts of our principal the Edwardsville High School has made steady strides of advancement 'along every line, his work being accredited by the state inspectors as among the most efficient in the state. The students have learned to appreciate his methods of straight for- ward dealings and his spirit of fair play has always been evident. 1 9 2 7 Ei gh teen err , DARRELL BLGDGET Assistant Principal Athletics Shurtleff College, Ph.B. Coaching Course, University of Illinois Coaching Course, University of South Carolina 'l'l1v llutivs ol' Assistant l'1'imfip:1l uvml liltlu UXIJIHIIZITIOII. ln ilu- EllJSl5llC't' of Mr. Krumsivk, Mr. lllmlgot tzlkvs ullnrgm- of our llnily runtime. Wm- wish To tzikv tllvsv lbw wormls lu vxprl-ss our zulmlrzntlml ol' tin- way in wllivll llv lms llznmllm-ml lllvsv mlulivs in ilu- palsl. VERA BENNER Dean of Girls Mathematics Illinois Woman's College, A.B. As llvzm ol' Girls Miss HOIIIIOI' lms zlwmix- plisln-il lIlll4'il in 1-1-g'z1r'4l to The imlivimluznl wol- lnrv ol fill' lllgll Svllool Girls. As il l"ilf'llllV imsnllu-1' mlm-1-ily SlllN'l'YlSlllg.l' lllv 2lSS0lfl2lfl0llN lu-on morv tlmn Slli'COSSf.lll. This 1 otllm-rwisv l'0llSlll1'l'lllg lim' plc-using IN'l'S0ll2lili'V. lIll2lSSllllllllQ nllilmlv, kimlnvss :xml sympnllny. QTYQMQ I 9 2 7 ' t Nim-tl-on Tiqer W i GRACE E. DAVIS Bookkeeping and Shorthand Eureka College Illinois State Normal Univ. University of Illinois MARGARET I-IEFF RON Domestic Science Illinois State Normal Univ. University of Chicago CARLA GEWE ILA OLIVER English History Washington University, A- B- Washington University, A. B. 9 2 Twenty The eraffmfw CLARA MARTIN NORMA STEVENS English Central Wesleyan, A.B. University of Nebraska, A.M l VERA ADAMS Latin, French Southern Illinois Normal University, E.D.B. Mathematics University of Illinois, A.B. WALTER E. DAHIVI History, Mathematics Iowa State Teachers College A.B. Ewing College 1 9 2 7' Q 'l'wm-nty- One www The Cf' MARIAN IVIACNAIR Biology Knox College, B.S. HARVEY B. GUNN Physics, Chemistry Illinois College, A.B. Graduate Work University of Illinois IRENE FRUIT English Illinois Women's College BESSIE. SWANSON OPAL DICKSON Typewriting Elementary Science Illinois State Normal Univ. Iowa State University, B.A 1 9 2 . Twe-ntyATw0 42 a 5? W Ig I7 I IA ,W 'U G I LJ I , 5 faux It ,-Qollmssws ' -- ---Ln n I P Kg 'fizij 1 + KL? 654 e P ' 5 Q gf 2 9 430 sm? Y' mix The Tlqef BRUCE FIEGENBAUM President REX MON ROE Vice-President GEN EVIEVE McKEE Secretary-Treasurer CLASS MOTTO 'Fhv elevator to success is not Tllllllillg Stairs The Take CLASS COLORS Pink and White CLASS FLOWER Sweet Pea 1 9 2 7 Twenty-Fuur The Tlqer REBECCA ALLEN Q- Fain would I, but I dare notg I dare, 1 and yet I may notg I may although I care notg For pleasure when I play not. mee Club, '25-'26 Athletic Ass'n, '25. Hockey, '26-'27 HENRY ARMSTRONG Is this that haughty, gallant, gay Lothario? XVebster Groves High School '2-1925 Bexly I-light Sc-hol, '26 Operettu, '27 Senior Play EMILY BERNER I'se wicked, I'se is, I'se mighty wicked, but I can't help it. Glee Club, '24-'25 Tiger Stuff, '27 Girls Council, '25-'26-'27 lI'res.'273 Hoekey, '27 "Green Stoekingsn Sophomore Sec.-'I'reas. BEULAH BOLD Meet me by the moonlight-alone! Q French Club, '26-'27 Glee Club, '26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '25-'26-'27 Tennis Club, '26 VERNA BOLLMAN And gladly would she learng and gladly teach. Glee Club, '23 Athletic Ass'n, '26 ELSIE BORMAN Merrily, merrily shall I live. Girls' Council, '24 Athletirf Ass'Il. '24-'25-'26-'27 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26 Hiking Club, '24 Glee Club, '24 Hockey Club, '26 19 2 7 Twenty-Five ' CLEMENT BOTHMAN One of the Great Twin Brethren for whom the maidens pray. Athletic ASs'n, '24-'25-'26 Basketball, '24-'25-'26 Football, '24-'25-'26 CLYDE BOTHMAN "That goes for me too." Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25 Boys' Council, '25 Class President, '25 Vice-President, '24 Baseball, '25-'26 Basketball, '24-'25-'26 Football, '24-'25 CCapt. '26J LAURA BOYER The fair, the chaste, the unexpressive she. Athletic Ass'n, '25 Glee Club, '25 HERBERT BROCKMVEIER 'He was a, very perfect gentil knight. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25 Senior Play BEULAH BRUNWORTH Have you not heard it said full 'oft A woman's nay' doth stand for naught? Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26 Hockey, '26 Hiking Club, '24 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'26 "Green Stockings" Sec'y-Treas. '26 Senior Play GORDON BURROUGHS For a man is by nothing so well be- trayed as by his manners. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Orchestra, '24-'25-'26-'27 French Club, '26-'27 1 9 2 7 I ' Twenty-Six The Tlqer LUCILLE CLIFFORD A fair exterior is a silent recommenda- ' tion. Glee Club, '25-'26 ' Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 FERN DAUDERMAN The -very tlower of youth. Alhambra High School '24-'25-'26 MICHAEL DUFFY A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing. Senior Play Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'27 Class Pres., '24, Boy's Council, '26 Baseball. '25-'26 Junior Play, '26 Pres. Athletic Ass'n, '27 MARY EATON Who rightly should possess a poet's brain. Senior Play Glrl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25-'26-'27 Hiking: Club, '25-'26 French Club, '27 Orchestra, '27 Debating, '27 Hockey, Volley, '27 Tiger Staff, '27 Girls' Council, '26-'27 ERWIN ENGLEMAN Why so pale and wan fond lover? Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25 Glee Club, '27 Operetta, '27 CHARLES ERSPAMER If she undervalue me, What care I how fair she be? Athletic ASS'l1, '24-'25-'26-'27 Boy's Council, '25 Track, '26 Football, '25-'26 Class Pres., '26 Junior Play Baseball, '25-'26 , Tiger Staff ' Senior Play f l 9 2 7 Twenty-Seven Tiqeree e- ' HEDWIG FAHRIG ' Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? Athletic Ass'n, '244'25-'26 Girl Scouts, '24-'25 Glee Club, '24-'25 Tennis Club, '24 GLADYS FARRAR The maid who modestly conceals Her beauties, while she hides, reveals. Athletic Ass'n, '26-'27 BRUCE FIEGENBAUM But to see HER was to love her, ' Love but her and love forever. Senior Play . Class Pres., '27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Tennis Club. '25 Football, '25-'26-'27 Junior Play Sophomore Play, '25 ' MARIE FIELDS A woman of her gentle sex-a seeming I?al'ag0I1. Hiking' Club, '24 A Athletic Ass'n, '26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25 DOROTHY FINK She's pretty therefore to be wooed, She's woman therefore to be won. Hockey, '26 Girls' Council, '24 Senior Play Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Athletlc Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Hiking: Club, '24 Glee Club, '24 ROY FRUIT Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more! Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Junior Play Cheer Leader, '26 Baseball. '26 Glee Club, '26-'27 Sophomore Play Operettn, '27 Tiger Staff 1 9 2 7 Twenty-Eight Tiqef MINNIE GEHRING I must have liberty! LAURETTA GERNE In her was blended in like degree, the vixen and the devotee. Glee Club, '24-'25 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26 Orchestra, '24-'27 Junior Play Tiger Staff MILDRED HEINRICH Ot manner gentle and affection mild. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 ' Glee Club, '24 Girls' Council, '27 PAUL HESS Gee, I wish I had a girl! Glee Club, '27 Athletic Ass'n, '25-'26-'27 Junior Play Senior Play JULIA HODINA They are only great, who are truly good, Glee Club, '24-'25 Athletic Assfn, '27 PAUL HOFMEIER Men of few words are the best men. Orchestra, '24-'25 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 1 9 2 7 5,5-W Twenty-Nine The ef' JOSEPH JOHNSON Why should lite all labor be? Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 A quiet and demure little maid. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 EL JOHNSON Glee Club, '24-'25 Sophomore Plaly I EG E sweet. ADELINE KR Bewitching, daring and Hockey, '27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Orchestra, '25 Glee Club, '24-'25-'26-'27 French Club, '26-'27' fPl'9S. '27J Junior Play Operetta IDA KRUSE I am sure care's an enemy to life. Athletic ASSYII, '25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25 LEON LAMKIN I dare do all that becomes a m who dares do more is none. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Football, '26 Basketball, '27 BERNICE LANGREDER Sincere, steadfast and sensible. Athletic Assn, '26 -- pq RH, 1 9 2 7 Thirty ARLENE LONG Life's just a. jest and all things show it, I thought so once, and now I know it. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'20-'27 French Club, '26-'27 Hiking Club, '25-'26 Glee Club, '24-'25 High School Sextette Junior Pluy Senior Play MILDRED MACHA Whose words the senses took captive. Debating Club, '27 Glee Club, '24-'25-'27 Hiking Club, '24-'26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Tennis, '26 Hockey, '26 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 IChuirmnn '2TJ Tiger Staff Senior Play ALICE MANSFIELD 'l'here's a woman at the beginning all great things. Athletic Ass'n, '26 GENEVIEVE McKEE She is pretty to walk with, witty talk with, and pleasant to think on. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'20-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25 French Club, '26-'27 ' Glrl Scouts, '25-'26-'27 Clnss Sec'y-Treals., '27 VIRGINIA MCKITTRICK On with the dance- Let joy be unconfined! Athletic Ass'n, '25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25-'26-'27 Hiking Club, '25 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26 French Club, '26 ESTHER MCLEAN The girl, who Bruce has oft'n led. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Tennis Club, '26 Hiking Club. '20-'27 Glen Club, '24-'25 Debating Club, '27 A f' 459"N,lVf"'2-41522,-,"rzl. Aqtfn' - of to 1 9 2 7 2 9 Thirty-One 1 . The Tlqer REX MONROE Young Lochinvar is come out of the West. ' Athletic Ass'n, '26-'27 tSec'y-Treus., '27j Senior Class One Act Plny Vice4Pres., '27 ' XVnlla NVulla High School '24-'26 Dwight High School, '25 ELIZABETH MOORMAN He that will not when he may, when he will, he shall have nay. Hiking Club, '24-'25 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25 Girls' Council, '24 EARLE RAUT Why is this thus? And what is the meaning of this thusness? Orchestra, '26-'27 ' Athletic Ass'n, Y24-'25-'26 Glee Club, '27 LAM ETTA ROB ERTS Blushes may come and blushes may go, But freckles hang on forever. Senior Play French Club, '26-'27 Tennis Club, '26 ' LALA RYDER And French she spake ful fayre and fetisly. Hiking, '24 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Orchestra, '25-'26-'27 Senior Play Hockey, '27 Glee Club, l24 Debating Club, '27 French Club, '25-'26-'27 VALERIA SCHLIEPSICK Clever and neat, tranquil and sweet. Glee Club, '26 l Hiking Club, '26-'27 Sec'y-Treas., '26-'27 192 7 Thirty-Two FRIEDA SCHNEIDER 1 Them eyes, them dimples, them lips- Oh My! Illve Club, '24-'25 Junior l'I:1y Athletiv Assn, 'ZHNZS-'Eli-'27 IRENE SCHNEIDER Live while you're living-you'lI be a long time dead. Gln-v Club, 'ZH Athletic' Ass'l1. '25-'26-'27 GLADYS SEHNERT Reason is not measured by size or height. um- Ulub, '24-'25 Athletic Ass'u, 251:56-'27 BERNARD SCALAN Virtuous and vicious every man must be, Few in th' extreme, but all in th' degree. 'Tiger Emlitnx' Fuotballl, '26-'27 Junior l'h1y Athla-tiv Ass'n, '24-'25-'20-'27 Fl'1'Ill'lI Club, '26-'27 Ulalss Vivo-I'rl-s., '26 Upu-N-ttal, '26 FERN STUDEBAKER Give thy thought no tongue! EDWIN SUHRE 4: as an 4- 4: ar WARREN HARRIS What can I do to be forever known? Athletic Ass'u Science Club, '25 Give Club Tmvk, '26 1 9 Z 7 Thirty-'l'l1ree 'WI-W' The Tiqer ELM ER TAAKE A nice unparticular man, Whose only fault was that he had no fault. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26 Glee Club, '27 Junior Class Play, '20 Senior Play CLARA TH EUER Measured in units she is small, meas- ured in Knowledge she excels all. Girl Scouts, '25-'26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '26 I HERBERT TITTLE A girl in handls worth two in your dreams. ' Athletic Ass'n, '27 . Basketball, ,27 Football, '26 Evansville High School '24925-'26 VIRGINIA TUNNELL Answer me in one word. Athletic Ass'n, '23-'24-'25-'26 French Club, '26-'27 Hiking Club, '25 Glee Club, '24 H ELEN WATSON We sighed and looked and sighed again. Glee Club, '26f'27 Athletic Ass'n, '27 LEONE WEBER Oh Heavens-were man but constant he were perfect! Glee Club. '24-'25 Athletic Ass'n, '25-'26 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Hiking Club, '24-'25-'26 Tennis Club, '26 1 9 2 7 Thirty-Four The er EDITH WEHRLE No better than you should be. Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25 Hiking Club, '24-'25 Athletic Ass'n, '26-'27 CHARLES WENTZ Let me be known by more than name! Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '27 Boy's Council, '25 Tiger Stailf, '27 Operettu, '27 Tennis Club, '25 Senior Play VIRGINIA WOLF Mistress of herself though china fall. Orchestra, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24 Hiking Club, '24-'25-'26 ' Debating Club, '27 French Club, '25-'26 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'27 DOROTHY WOOD A wee wistful wisp of her family tree. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Girl Scouts, '24-'25-'26-'27 French Club, '26 Hiking Club, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24-'25 Se-c'y-Treus., '24 Class Vice-Pres., '25 IRENE WOOD A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men. French Club, '26-'27 Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Girl Sr-outs, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glee Club, '24 Orchestra, '24 Hlklng Club, '24-'25 MARIAN WOTIER The daintiest last to make the end more sweet. Athletic Ass'n, '24-'25-'26-'27 Glrl Scouts, '24 1Treas. '25J Glee Club, '24-'25 Hiking Club, '24-'26-'27 fl'1'es. '27J Debutlng Club, '27 19 2 7 Thirty-Five T he Tiqer Class History SCENE-Mount Olympus TIME-June 15, 1927 CHARACTERS-King Jupiter, Queen Juno, Minerva, Goddess of War, Venus, Goddess of Beauty, Cupid, and also dear old Caesar. As the curtain is raised they are chatting idly together. Jupiter Cwho, strange to say, has a slightly English aceentjz "I say, y'know, I've just been noticing a bally queer thing down below, donit you know!" Juno lgleefully-she is a trifle too plump to be playful any morej : "Oh, I'll bet I know! It's that unusual Senior Class. They're unusual because they're really remarkable, not only in their own esteem, but in others!" Minerva: t'Yes, they're special proteges of mine, I have given them the determination to fight on against any odds." Venus: 'tAnd so many of the girls-well, they should be favorites of mine. There's a high percentage of beauties in THAT class." Cupid: "Yes, and they all adore me-'Um-Hum'." Caesar: 'tlzlut what class is this? How is it Ilve never heard of it? Tell me all the details, do!" Jupiter: "Righto, we'll call in the Historian Olympion. Here, you!" Cto a servantb 'tcall Scribilis and tell him to bring his record book." fEnter Scribilis, his halo hanging heavy over his head.J Jupiter: "I say, read the record of that class I was speaking of the other day-the ,27 Class of E. H. S., or rather, just tell us about it." Scribilisz '4Well, they entered E. H. S. in the fall of ,23. It was also the fall of one of the oldest High School traditions, that all Freshmen are green. They tried hazing them, razzing them, and then decided that after all, greenuess, like beauty, is only skin deep. Or maybe it was only the refiection from the walls. The Class spent their first year in getting used to the High School and all the new teachers, and in learning the unwritten law of the classes. 1 9 2 7 Thirty-Six Tlqer "In their Sophomore year, they were a great deal more brilliant, and already adepts at the art of saying 'prepared' in a class and bearing out the assertion with only five minutes' preparation. They made the orchestra a howling success, and furnished some good raw material for the basketball and football teams. They dug up two good basketball players, each with the peculiar talent of seeming to be in two places at once, because, you see, they were twins." Jupiter Csottovocej: "Bally good of the old chap to explain it, doncha know! Rathah a clevah way of putting it-'peculiar talent'-ttwins'. Quite simple, when you understand it, what-what?" Scribilis Ccontinuing, with a half-pitying glance at Jupiterba "ln their Junior year, the High School teams won the football and basketball champion- ships. The '27 boys on the teams did a lot of it, and they were duly appre- ciated. Then the Class gave their play, 'A Pair of Sixesf lt was a super- excellent-A-number-GM-plus play, according to the Junior Class. ln other people 's opinions, it really was a good play. "The Junior-Senior Banquet was held at the Country Club, and everyone tried to act like country gentlemen-and ladies. The dinner was good, the speeches better Cshort and sweetj, and the dancing best of all. "The Senior pictures were goodlooking, and as usual caused quite a lot of excitement around the school. Unfortunately, Miss Martin was unable to confiscate any as contraband in the English 4-1 class. "The Senior rings looked twice their price, and at a short distance, or any kind of distance you want, the girls' rings looked like huge solitaires. "The Tiger Staff chosen by the class was sure to give the time-honored Bengal a 'run for its money'. The Class officers were good ones too, including one of the Favored Five with un-bobbed hair. "Altogether, they had a 'keen' Class in their Senior year, because most of those unable to-keep up had lost out by the well-known eliminations tests! "Toward the end of their Senior year, the Class of '27--" CBut the butler had Hown in to announce dinner, and the circle of gods on Mount Olympus broke up and went inside to the usual fare of ambrosia Ellld nectarj -Lala Ryder, '27. The End. Q:9"QJi'a 192 7 Thirty-Seven The CI' Class Will We, the class of 1927 of the Edwardsville High School, situated in the county of Madison, the state of Illinois, in realization of the fact that we are about to walk through the valley of the shadow of life, declare this to be our last will and testament. We take occasion, here, to say that no wills hereto- fore effected by us are valid. We believe we are, in all respects, whatever, much more brilliant than foregoing classes and declare ourselves absolutely sane and of positively charged mental powers. Here we are, and leaving behind us our most valuable and cherished pos- sessions, we hope to remain in the memories of our younger more unfortunate brothers and sisters, and we will die in peace since we have the assurance that they will carefully guard the things justly falling to them by succession. We testify to the following bequeathals: 1. Rebecca Allen leaves the ripple of her mirth for the outside drinking fountain to express. 2. Rex Monroe leaves his wise cracks tif they may be so calledj to the nut cracker, i.e., the principal. 3. Henry Armstrong leaves his heart breaking ca1'eer to be carried on by his lovely little sister, Suzanne. 4. Beulah Bold leaves her flute-like warble to the E. H. S. Hall of Fame. 5. Emily Berner leaves her broad smile and giggle to Frank Perkaus. 6. Elsie Berman reluctantly allows Mildred Balke to continue the gossip. 7, Clem and Clyde, the Senior's Pride, bequeath their hard earned trophies to the trophy cabinet. 8. Monsieur Gordon Burroughs leaves his Ritzy manners to Gottlieb Schumacker. 9. Lauretta Gerne bequeaths her novel "High School Romances" to the E. H. magnificent library. 10. Mary Eaton leaves her shallow coquetry and vamping to Ruth Whiteside. 11. Roy Fruit leaves Georgetta W0l'Ll6H to the tender mercies of Jack Darr and his Ford. 12. Charles Erspamer leaves his heart with Miss Martin, or at least she keeps it. 13. Hedwig Fahrig bequeaths her surplus weight to Alice Bast, the nymph. 14. Paul Hess leaves his altitude at Emmett Kane ls disposal, and returns his hypotenuse to the Trig Book. 15. Bernard Scalan leaves the extremity of his former name to the stu- dent body as a tongue twister. 16. Charles Wentz leaves that unearthly Qperhaps celestialj chuckle for gurglej to Marian Mead. 17. Earle Rant leaves many broken hearts and takes much love with him, and that's veritable. 1 9 2 7 Thirty-Eight The erQL W --i"'1 Mosxze-rms SCALLY A EN PPY 1 9 2 'l'lli1'iy-Nillv ...ww The GI' unior Class Roll President - - Robert Mindrup Vice-President - - - Margaret Moorman Secretary-Treasurer - - Georgetta Worden Ahrens, Edward Ahrens, Mildred Arndt, Helen Aubrecht, Joseph Baird, Margaret Baird, Marvin Balke, Mildred Ballweg, Mary Bauer, Bernice Berleman, Leonard Binney, Meredith Birmingham, Norma Blixen, Mabel Buhrman, Gilbert Cassens, Eldor Chambers, Lyle Grossman, Thomas DeCota, Thomas Doeblin, Kenneth Eardley, Willard Eaton, Abigail Ann Elik, Josephine Fink, Leo Fowler, Melba Fresen, Edward Frey, Irma Geers, Alvina Gerfen, Wilma Gerhardt, Charles Gerteis, Janet Glass, LaVerne Gedeking, Melvin Grace, James Grebel, Joseph Hartung, Adolph Hellrung, Cecelia Henry, Marguerite Henry, Iola Henshaw, Verna Hildenstein, Melvin Hill, Ruth Jacobs, Eithel Jacobs, Laura Johnson, Joseph Johnson, Robert 9 2 7 Forty unior Class Roll Kane, Emmett Mack, Sol Marburger, Emil Marks, Arlyn Mayer, Phoebe McAllister, Josephine McLean, Donald Mead, Marian Me5er, George Morgan, Helen Motz, Angeline Nash, Marion Nicolussi, Rose Otto, Florence Phelan, Mildred Rasplica, Arna Rogers, James Rosenthal, Lonita Sager, Hadley Schaefer, William Schaefer, Jessie Shaffer, Ruth Siegel, Arthur Sooy, Edward Spilman, Charles Spindler, Ruth Stahlhut, Esther Stegemeier, Edward Stieren, Gertrude Streif, Clarence Wagner, Harold Walter, Herman Werre, Adolph Whiteside, Ruth Wiley, Nolan Wilharm, Willis Williamson, Robert Wisher, Hugh Nw 9 2 7 Forty-One eFwm.. The unior Class History It was a gray, cloudy day. The threatening weather had kept me indoors. I had been wandering aimlessly seeking some sort of diversion when the ring of the bell brought me to the front door. There stood my favorite aunt. I do not know whether her red hair or her jovial, fun-seeking nature influenced me in this decision, but she had always been my favorite aunt. I knew by the twinkle in her eyes she had something planned. "Guess what Ilve come over here for! We're going rummaging in the attic." "OhI" I said, and started on a run for the attic stairs. When we came to the dusty, cobwebby old attic we stood panting breath- lessly before vigorously attacking the trunks and chests. I thrust my hand into a peculiar looking box and felt a book. Drawing it out, I asked my aunt what it was. She gave it a look and exclaimed, "Why my dear, that is my 1927 Tiger! The Tiger was our High School Annual." She seated herself on the edge of a trunk, a dirt smudge on the end of her nose and an atrocious-looking hat at a rakish angle on her head. Seeming to forget me she gazed wistfully out of the window and began to speak. '4We came up in 1924, scared little green Freshies, running around trying to find the elevator to the tenth floor or bothering Mr. Krumsiek to change our Algebra from the second to the ninth period. We were laughable! We all attended the school parties, invariably arriving too early. When the party began we would not join in any of the games but stood around looking on. We passed the year safely and even tried to mock the Seniors the last few months of school. "Our Sophomore year was quite different. We were a little surer of our- selves. At parties our pep could not be beaten. Beside being such social lions, we were progressing in other ways. Under the supervision of Miss Gewe we published a paper called the 'Tattle Talei. It meant work, but we stuck to it. In athletics our boys always excelled. They always tried to keep in training, the star athlete keeping in trim by his nightly walks on a certain street! "Our Junior year was a glorious year. We considered ourselves far above the Sophomores and Freshmen and even began to assume the dignity and infallibility of the Seniors. Our Junior party was one of the best given. Nevertheless these va1'ious activities did not keep our names from the honor roll. We belonged to all sorts of clubs and associations. We were a very happy bunch. "In regard to our Senior year--.H Just then my mother called us down for tea. My aunt walked slowly down, reluctant to leave old memories. -,Mildred Phelan, '28, 1 9 2 7 Forty-Two The Tlqer v faffcyw-Q 1 9 2 7 Forty-Thrce as'Mwm The Sophomore Class Roll President - - - Ralph Schneider ,s Vice-President - Muriel Schmollinger Secretary-Treasurer - Dale Schneider Appogast, Ruth Ax, Helen Baird, Marie Bast, Alice Becker, Mary Berleman, Willard Berthoux, Beatrice Betzold, Ruth Borman, Mildred Brockmeier, Donald Brase, Lydia Brunworth, Helen Burroughs, Josephine Caldwell, Amos Cassens, Arnold Chairney, Frances Coukoulis, Pana Cunningham, Robert Damkey, Gladys Davidson, Roscoe Dude, LeRoy Eaton, Henry King Eberhardt, Paul Erspamer, Mary Faust, Edna Feldman, Leola Fiegenbaum, Laura Forshaw, Robert Foster, Roy Gehring, Esther Gerteis, Florence Gerteis, Frances Giese, Ruth Guller, Walter: Hanser, Mary Laurene Harris, LaRue Heidinger, Robert Herder, Lloyd Keele, Gertrude Keshner, Charles Keshner, Frances Knecht, Eugene Kriege, Olin Kuethe, Helen Lee, Bernice Loewen, LeRoy Long, Marion 1 9 2 7 Forty-Four Tiqer, Sophoznore Class Macha, Eleanor McCormick, Robert Mc-Cune, Edna Miller Miller Moore Moore, Mueri, Lucille Max Edna Virginia Leona Nash, Murrell Ortgier, Lucille Perkaus, Frank Phelan, James Reeves, Beulah Reilly, Evans Richards, Ben Rohrkaste, Robert Russell, Ruth Schafer, Daniel Schneider, Ruth Schumacker, Gottlieb Seaton, Glen Shaw, Ruth Shaffer, John Shupack, Milton Sievers, Arthur Smolek, Marion Smoltz, William Snajdr, Edward Sparks, Harold Roll Spilman, Robert Spitze, Roland Spitze, Alice Staaf, Arnold Sullivan, Loretta. Svaldi, Josephine Trares, Jerome Vossf Nigel Walters, Frances Westbrook, Francis Westerheide, Artrude Wood, Alvin ' Young, Albert Zieseman, llarold 1 9 2 7 Q Forty- Fi vo The Tlqer Sophomore Class History At last we're out of Freshmanville. Won't someone please tell our e11- gineer Mr. Dahm to hurry? There-that's better! We're full fiedged Soph- omores now. Well, let 's get settled. It 's a long journey to Juniorville. Please quit yelling, Bob McCormick. This is an intellectual train and all infants are barred. Hold on to Marie and Lucille. Theyire trying to get out and join the Junior and Senior trains. We wonder why? And don it stop at Collinsville. We might lose someone! Aren't some people funny? Why everybody in school except the Seniors, Juniors, and Freshmen, know that the Sophomores have the best class. We simply can 't understand them. Let's give fifteen for our class olficers-Ralph, Muriel, and Dale. Come on everybody-Yell! Oh yes, of course the E. H. S. cheer leaders are Soph- omores-Bgbbie and Buddie. Quit pushing, Ben. You know you haven 't conquered Caesar yet so you neednlt try to get up to the front coach even if Muriel is there. If you get right down to it I guess the Sophomores do take the lead in everything. Just look at that Honor Roll. My, we didn lt know there were so many Sophomores in school. What! Hazel fell out while we were crossing the river of matrimony? This is so sudden! Oh! Here is the long black tunnel of mid-year exams. Why didn't we get in training sooner? These bouts with.Caesar and History are simply floor- ing us. Well, it isn't so long as it might be. The light begins to appear again. Some of us are rather dazed. Guess the smoke was too dense. And speaking of prominence. Well, the Mayoris son is in our class. And sheiks! One look at Roscoe and you Hoat around in the clouds all the rest of the day. How did that clown get on this train? He certainly is silly. Oh, pardon us, it 's only Henry Eaton. What is this little hamlet? Oh Yes! "Prep Station." lt sounds familiar to some of us. No, Bob Spillman, you don 't get off here. Why are we stopping? Why, for the Freshman-Sophomore Party. There'1l be no need to go into detail about that. lt's always a snap. Just couldn't be otherwise. Don't cry about it, Artrude. You can't help it because they don't give more than 100. We have twins, too. Jerome-Hubert, and Ralph-Ruth. Look pleasant, children. ' Well, here we are at our destination. Juniorvillel We do hate to end this journey but l suppose all good things must end sometime. So, everyone out for Juniorville. Uon't get left anyone. 4 ' -Josephine Burroughs, '29. 1 9 2 7 Forty-Six 9 2 7 Forty-Seven Freshmen Class Roll President - - - Calvin Judd Vice-President - Martha Sebastian Secretary-Treasurer - ---- Marjorie Baird Ackerman, Eva Allen, Pauline Atchison, Arbie Backensto, Bessie Baird, Marjorie Barnsback, Helen Bauer, Harold Beck, Julius Becker, Vera Berdick, Irma Berleman, Irwin Bernasek, Helen Blake, Jule Bode, Gustave Bosomworth, Gladys Brasche, William Braundmeier, Dorene Brockman, Ruth Brown, Lona Buckles, Warren Burns, Elizabeth Cassens, Albert Catalana, Catherine Colbert, Verna Grossman, Bruce DeConcini, William Dicarlo, Angeline Dickman, Anna Dohle, Martha Darr, Jack Douglas, Agnes Duffy, Helen Dunn, Agnes Eaton, Naomi Eaton, William Emery, Mona Feldworth, Elsie Fensterman, Edna Fowler, Melba F'ultz, Gus Geers, Udell Gilmore, Marcus Goff, Thelma Going, Elma Graf, Rodney Greenwood, Arbie Harmon, Esther Harris, Iris Hartung, Mildred Hellrung, Alvin Henry, Irma Herzog, Florence Hess, Cecil Hildenstein, Betty Hodina, Emma Holtman, Milton Honchak, Mary Hotz, Gerald Hubach, Melvin Judd, Calvin 1 9 2 7 Forty-Eight The er Freshmen Class Roll Kane, Hugh Kappler, Rudolph Keiser, Dorothy Kennedy, Ruby Keshner, Hubert Keshner, Jerome Klaustermeier, Frances Kleuke, Emma Krumeich, Cecelia Kruse, Edna Kuethe, Elsie Kunze, Marie Louise Langreder, Raymond Iieibler, Edna Ileitner, Arnold Long, William Love, Mary Meek, Elmer Merkel, Emily Meyer, llavern Moorman, George Morrison, James Newton, Viola Owens, Gertrude Paust, Irene Pieper, Ruth Pierson, Laurine Poos, Oliver Provaznik, Rose Reiehart, Gladys Rhodes, Gertrude Riggs, Dorothy Rizzoli, Helen Robertson, Dale Sager, Charlotte Schafer, George Schmidt, Alyne Schneider, Andrey Schneider, George Sebastian, Martha Seeger, Alfreda Semon, William Siampos, Trefon Slezinger, Erwin Smith, Edna Sooy, Ruth Sparks, Walter Streif, Leonard Suhre, Elmer Towler, 04-il Tucker, William Vollentine, Gladys Wagner, Evelyn Wayne, Marshall Wehrle, Roy Weidner, Aurelia Welty, Bertha Williams, Ella Margaret Williams, Virgil Winter, William Wisher, Kathryn Wolf, Charlotte Yehling, Ethel Yindrack, Mildred 11 9 2 7' Fort y - Nine Q Tlqer The Class 0161930 Our ambitious and self-asserting class entered E. H. S. on September 1, 1926. We were neither, timid nor brazen but we tried Cand we think we suc- ceededj in striking the happy medium. Perhaps Latin and Algebra suffered the first few days, but then 110 one is perfect. After those few days, however, we settled down to work and showed our teachers what we could do. We were all just waiting for a chance to show everyone what we could do Cthough only Freshiesj, when the four one-act class plays were announced. Thanks to Miss Martin is coaching, and her choice of a splendid, hard-working cast, we took the prize, a picture, "A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society," which hangs on the wall of the third floor corridor near 301. This was the first mile stone on our journey along the road to Knowledge and Fame. We did not emerge from the "War of Semester Exams" without some scars of battle and several casualties. However, we withstood that attack very well in comparison with the complete routes meted out to some of the other fighting u11its which make up the great army of E. H. S. In February the 'fPreps" came to swell our ranks. We must admit that our attitude towards them was somewhat patronizing, since to us veterans HD they seemed quite green Csince this is the new H. S. they could not say it was merely the reflection from the wallsj. But that feeling soon Wore off and we accepted them as fellow members of the glorious old Hthirtiethn. Our loyalty to the basketball and football teams was unquestioned and we tried to be good sports Cneedless to say our support of the tennis and track teams will be equalj. We came to fight for recognition and to give the best we have and so far, we have succeeded. The class as a whole is a fine one and we expect big things of it. So when you are listing organizations which do big things don 't forget the class of 1930. -Martha Sebastian, '30. 1 9 2 7 . Fifty The Tlqer I QHQRQ 19 2 7 Fifty-4 Inv The Tiqer Reminiscence Tapestry-that's what our school years are like-rare, old tapestry, shot through with colors-gleaming with silver and gold-against a background of black. Four years of colorful existence-the scarlet, symbolistic of the ardor, eagerness, and ambition truly representative of our athletic events, the jade and saffron of pleasant friendships and happy hours-like the green and yel- low of a laughing plot of marigolds, the blue, clear and dazzling, clean-cut, as it were, the blueness of honest eyes, and honest fair lives, and the black, the black of little disappointments and failures, which serves only to intensify and emphasize the sheen and ripple of the reds, greens, and yellows. And the gold, the gold and silver of lofty aspiration, of hopes-yet to be fulfilled- like the full golden moon and silver stars out of reach. Our tapestry-our high school years. A fanciful thought-extravagant idea-a tapestry existing only in our imagination and in our memories-but isn't it glorious, nevertheless, to pore over them as an artist over a dusty masterpiece or a poet over a shabby, rare, edition of Omar Khayyam? 1? if if Ill' if By the Faculty - For the Faculty - Of the Faculty Behold our faculty members! You know them by name, but can you Hnd their names? Itis all a great mystery, and you may be in the dark, but get busy and win this BIG Csurj prize which we have in store for you. 1. When Eve wanted to taste the apple, Adam said she might. 2. That noise must stop or it will make Reuben nervous. 3. Did Mr. J. B. Log get tickets for the Junior Play? 4. The colored cook said: "Ahm gwine home." 5. What is the Latin word for bird? Avis. 6. The mischievous boys have torn Dick's only sweater. 7. What is the real difference between a Tudor and Fordor car? 8. Our work will be fruitful if we but do our best. 9. Robert laid the shotgun near the stump of the tree. 10. If the baby falls off the ledge we will have to call a doctor. 11. The new hotel "Brumme1chef" fronts on Broadway. 12. Eating too many green apples made Jack Rum sick. 13. The tanner hurried t' cut the sumac 'n air the leather. 14. He bought it at the Delmar Tin Shop in the city. 15. He laid his recent illness to liver trouble. 16. Don't work there on the stepg hens won't lay if you do. 17. They took a picture ot' seven swans on the lake. P -G. E. D. 1 9 2 7 Fifty-Two . The Tlqer CBOOYQH O4thletics Qamfmk l 9 2 7 Fifty-Three ww wi 19 , 5 , ,in 1 ,,.,XA. 7: - -,.- 1: 1'-fl-A-5. , , , 3 ,. - Mg, . ,, 1. t - 4 ,kw, . Af? 1- " g. . Qf... ' 'z 'l5.f'v5 ' al. A ,x , , , . , ,- , . 1 4' 1 . f -, . 3 uf ,. ' .' ,Q f 4 ,ui g '1 A , , 5 . 4 A - ,, na. ,L , A ' - fffn-., -1 ' ' ' A ,x, 34. f-4, rw . Q ' ,Q -, . ,U ,f , , - , .R 1: ,l K . Q. fy M iw. "-' I Li A, .i ., vzf 7 4' ff.-.ff-1 'elf , - A- 1,1 .. 1' 31111--'f ' vt -f.,, . 'Z ,lt ,. - ik 4 V Y, .A . , . ., . ,yin - -,V . H , 1, .- f Lv X . - .lf ' f.. s al .'. :yn 1 . ' p 1 PM Veg, '? '.1,L, ' .4 A ,. , . f nl- N K M ., , , - ry :,--. -, . ,", ,. LM..." .:f..,. .V .. , , ,, 2: T if 4-.,g,k gf. ':kZ.".LfiH.-Lm.m' ,.. ..:'..1..'u....m' ' if ' ' 1 K 4- 3 'fan' 'L- ,- - 5 ,v Q w ' 5 mv- The CI' LETTERMEN Season '26-,27 FOOTBALL Bothman Lamkin Berlemau Heidinger Scalan Gerhardt Fiogcnbaum Snadjr Baird Bothman Fink Williamson Young Wiley Schaffer, W Erspamer Ilildenstein Casseus Reilly BASKETBALL Young Gerhardt Lamkin Bothman Cassens Kane- Bothman Ahrens Borleman Tittle BASEBALL Duffy Dustmau Werre Gerhardt Shaffer, J. Kane Streif Young Fruit, M. Buckley Ax Bothman Shupack Fruit, R. Erspamer Roubinek TRACK Young Erspamer Tuxhorn Gerhardt Buckley Ochs Ax Macha Harris Heidinger Fruit, M. 1 9 2 7 Fifty-Five The Tlqef Coach Blodget Athlc-tics, as ii rulc, Ll9lCl'llllllt' the spirit of sportszuausliip which prcvziils in :my high school. It is the iiziturzil outlet of alll iiifvr-scliolzistic iiifcrcoiirso and activities. The HbI'2lllllH of athletics which ii school cucouragvs and supports is ai good imliczition of tho pri-vziiliiig school-spirit. Thi- coach, :is thc instructor :incl guide of his teams, nat- iirzilly pzivcs thc way for thc stziml which the school may take-. l'poii his soiiso of fair play ziml sportsmziiisliip, rests the respon- sihilily of ilotoriiiiniiig the gciioml policy of the stucleut holly. Xlr. llloilgvt has not only supportc-il and uphold fair play :mil clean sportsiimiiship lilll has goiic fair to eucourzigo them. llc has trziiiic-il our foams to win ziiifl will fairly and squarely. 'l'hc victorious foams of The last scveral yvzirs arc an open proof of his nicthoils. We cziuiiot iii thi-sc fcw colorlvss wormls toll of the appro- cizitioii :incl rcspcct wo have for our couch. N1-Vcrfhcloss we doom it propcr to mention his uiicczisiiig offorts for the hotter- iiiviif of our looms :mil trust mciiiory will do tho rest. J il 9 2 7' Fifty-Six C9-3 IU, .5532 eff gl il Q 5-Eiwwit-QQ 3 ZQ ll I Li " 1 J T he Tiqer Captain Bothman Fullbaclc Clyde was ehosen to head the Edwardsville Eleven during the season of '26, Never failing to live up to our highest expectations, he led his teams in sueh a manner to leave no doubt in the minds of the fans, in regard to the victors. His fighting spirit, in spite of injuries during the Collinsville game, is a shining example yet to be imitated. THE SEASON CUNFERENCE STANDING E. H. S.- 0 .....,...................., Staunt.on- 8 Won Lost Tied E. H, S,- 9 ,........,....,.,..,..., Litchfield- 0 Edwardsville ........,,..... 6 1 0 E. II. S.-28 ...,,.,........... Wood River- 0 U0lliHSVill6 ........ ........ 6 I 0 E. II. S.-2l ...... ....,,....... I iellevilleg 9 E. St. Louis i....... ........ 5 I 0 E. II. S.-13 ....... ......,,.,.............. A lton- 0 Alton .................. ...i.... 4 3 0 E II. S.-333 ....... ,........ J erseyville- 6 Belleville ....,.,,, ........ f 3 4 0 E. II. S4 7 ....... ......... C ollinsvilleg O ICr'SeyVillc ........... ........ I 5 I E. II. S.-19 ........,..................... Granite- 0 Granite ................. i....,.. 0 5 2 E. H. S.- 0 i................. E. St. Louis-12 W00d River .................. 0 5 I ALL-CONFERENCE MEN A. C. BACK FIELD I1.E.-Erspamer ........................,.,...... E. H. S. Young ..................... E. II. S. l1.T.-I+'iegenbaum .........,......,.......... E. H, S. Gillespie ......... Collinsville li.G.!Kurrns ................. ........... I4 last Side Sullivan ............ East Side C. -Rothman ..,.... ...,.,............. E . II, S. Switzer ......,,..,.,., Belleville R.G.-Kock ........... ............. l Zelleville R.T.-Darling ......,... ........................... A lton R.E.-Klobueher ..................... Collinsville 9 2 Fiftyenigiit The Tlqer Football Review STAUNTON ,..........,,.,..,,. HERE ..........,..,...... OCTOBER 2 ......V............. 8-0 Our initial game with the Staunton huskies, played in our own back yard, did not add much to the credit of either team. On the muddy field, both teams played a slow defensive game, marked with many fumbles. Although on several occasions we suc- ceeded in approaching within scoring distance, an Edwardsville safety was the only score until a Stauntonite intercepted a last minute pass and crossed our goal unopposed, for the only touchdown of the day, leaving the score 8-0. LITCHFIELD ....,...,......... THERE ............,.,... OCTOBER 9 .,.,...........,.. 9-0 Following a week of diligent practice the High School Football team travelled to Litchfield for their first victory. Showing considerable improvement the team out-fought and out-played their heavier opponents. In the first quarter, Young crossed the opposing goal, with the aid of good inter- ference on the part of Bothman and Heidinger. A place kick completed the score 9-0. WOOD RIVER ..,..,.,..,..... THERE ..,............. OCTOBER A15 ...,,........... 28-0 After the non-conference victory at Litchiield we opened our Conference season with the Wood River game at Wood River where our team easily outplayed their heavier opponents, Touchdowns were scored by Young and Captain Bothrnan. The playing of the men was exceptional, especially that of Clem Bothman and Fiegenbaum. In the second half Coach used 26 different players who gained experience. The game ended with the score 28-0 in our favor. I 1927 Fifty-Nine Tiqera l , , , BELLEVILLE .......,,....,.A HERE ..........,.....,. OCTOBER 22 .,................ 21-9 Mindful of the defeat suffered last year at the hands of Belleville, the local warriors entered this game in a revengeful mood. Scored on and outplayed during the first quar- ter, the team redeemed themselves by a last minute rally in the second, which left the score 9-7, still our opponent's favor. In the second half an overwhelming fighting spirit generated by Young and Clem brought us touchdown after touchdown, so that when the team emerged from the mud and water the score remained 21-9 in our favor. ALTON ..............,....... HERE ,...........,,,,.,.. OCTOBER 30 ,,..,......,,,....., ..13-0' One day during the rainy season we met the fast Alton team on our own field. Young retained the upper hand in the punting duel the first half. The second half started with a blocked Alton punt with which Fiegenbaum secured a touchdown. Our team soon pounded its way over for another touchdown and left the score 13-0. Erspamer, our left end, was the outstanding player in this game. JERSEYVILLE ..........,...,. HERE ....,.........,, NOVEMBER 6 ................ 33-6 Edwardsville beat the overgrown "Orange and Blacks" from Jersey County in an easy game in which Heidinger and Cassens showed at their best. At the half the "seconds" were sent in who immediately aided Berleman feature a 60 yard for a touch- down. In the final moments the opposing gridmen scored a touchdown leaving the score 32-6. Hats off to our understudies! A 1 9 2 7 Sixty fa wfw rrhe Tiqerfi it "IT"-T' . COLLINSVILLE ....,.....,,,. THERE ,,,.,.,A...... NOVEMBER 11 ,.....,.,..,.. 7-O All previous games and victories paled into insignificance when on Armistice Day the Blodget men went to Collinsville to represent the school in its most important game. Early in the first quarter the great crowd of supporters saw our determined spirit coupled with thorough football go crashing for tl1e one and only touchdown of the day. Fiegenbaum's brilliant tackling and Captain Hothman's injuries were typical of the dcggedness with which our "Tigers" fought. One of the hardest contests of theirlives was fought by those twenty-two players on that memorable field. GRANITE ........,,.,.... THERE .,,.....,..,...... NOVEMBER 18 .,,,.,,,,,........ 19-0 The lligh School team defended their conference standing on Granite's Wind-swept snow-strewn field. Trick plays had no effect on our "Bengals" who rapidly scored several touchdowns. Youngfs fine runs and Heidinger's line plunges featured the game, which was generally dull a11d uninteresting, due to the bad condition of the field. The second team soon replaced the first and when the game ended the score was 19-0. EAST ST. LOUIS .............. HERE .............. NOVEMBER 25 ,............. 12-O The football teams of Edwardsville and East St. Louis clashed on the local field to decide conference supremacy. Players on both teams playing their last game for their Alma Maters expended their best in a heart-breaking contest. On the worst of muddiest fields the game became a struggle in which the luckiest team wo11. East Side gained a touchdown on a cleverly masked pass in the first, quarter. Facing this and other disadvantages our team slowly crumpled until a bad pass from center gave our op- ponents the deciding touchdown. l I . rf V s- K if H SQJQH I 9 2 7?-2HQ1'se-Lt Sixtygtjue Summary We have endeavored to do justice to all in the previous Writeups. We have mentioned several players who at various times featured or stood out conspicuously. Nevertheless these could never have won any games alone without the consistent co-operation of the remaining men. Among these Hre- liables" Lamkin, Snadjr and Fink stand out foremost, but Gerhardt and Wiley should not be forgotten. Much credit is due to the entire "scrub" squad who helped whip the team in shape. Among the Senior members of the Scrub, Duffy, Tittle and Fruit narrowly missed gaining their letters. Of the underclassmen, Baird, William- son, Reilly, and Sager are promising prospects. These are merely a few of the group that toiled daily to train our team into fighting order. Afterworci Departing from custom this year we have omitted individual write-ups in the sport section. The reason for this is obvious. To the ability of some, fine phrases and colorful adjectives could not do justice, and to that of others they would be exaggerated. So in order to avoid incongruities of this sort We merely wish to say that the men of the teams of i26-'27 deserve an equal por- tion of credit. Each man attained his standing only because of the co-opera- tion of the rest of the team. Each knows his true value, whether high or other- wise-that should be sufficient. On the team taken as a whole, there were no individual stars, all worked for the common good and were equally good. A Word from the Captain The football team of Edwardsville High School has gone through another season adding more laurels to its credit. From the outset, the team had been handicapped by the loss of much varsity ma- terial of last year. The training of raw material to fill the vacant positions was a diffi- cult problem indeed. The weather man went against. us and created another problem. He managed to keep the iield in such condition that only one game of nine was played on a thoroughly dry field. These conditions affected certain games to the extent of even changing the tide of battle from the best team to the luckiest. Taking all these points into consideration, who can dispute that the team of '26 had not been successful? Out of its total of nine games the team won seven and lost two, one of which was a non-Conference match. It tied for first place with Collinsville after having beaten them in a battle royal. And what's more and best it won or lost all of its games while playing straight clean football! -Captain Bothman. 1 9 2 7 I Sixty-Two I X7 ' ,f J '99 J 2,-n .f 'M V N Q, P 'f if 3 1 1-J 3. sv cwvseiklnmlill 1 M L The er Captain Younsj Center Captaining the team for his second year HBert" came through with fly- ing colors. A true leader of his men, he set a high example which never failed to produce results. In playing at his position at center he was at all times an inspiration to the team and the fans. As to clean, hard playing -he couldnlt bebeaten! THE SEASON MADISON COUNTY E. H. S.- 5 ........v.........,........ Mt. Olive-20 TOURNAMENT E. H. S.-10 ..,.,,............,........ Staunton- 9 E. H. S.- 9 ..................... Collinsville-32 E. H. S.- 8 ...........,,...,, E. St. Louis-12 E. H. S.-19 .....,.....,......... Jerseyville-26 E. H. S.-20 ......... .....,,.,....... A lumni-16 E. H. S.-21 ,,,,,..........,,....,,....,i. Granite-12 E. H. S.--15 .......... ...................... A lton-14 E. H. S.-13 ...........,,...........,,, Belleville-10 CONFERENCE STANDING E. H. S.-22 .,.,,.....,,...... Wood River- 9 Won Lost E. H. S.-ll ..................... Collinsville-21 Collinsville .............................i..,... 14 0 E. H. S.-20 ......... ......, J erseyville- 6 East St. Louis .....,..... ..... 1 2 2 E. H. S.-12 ...................,..,....,,. Granite-22 Edwardsville ...,.. .... 8 6 E. H. S.- 4 .................. E. St. Louis-17 Jerseyville .......,.. ..... 6 8 E. H. S.-23 .......... ...................... A lton-22 Wood River ......... ..... 5 9 E. H. S.--15 ....,... ........... I ielleville-11 Granite ................ ..... 5 9 E. H. S.-18 .................. Wood River-16 Alton ................. .... 1 3 11 E. H. S.- 7 ..................... Collinsville-23 Belleville .................. ,.... 3 11 'A Word from the Captain Although the team of '26-'27 has not jumped into prominence by winning a cham- pionship or tournament it has proved that it was of championship material. Working under several disadvantages the team did not get a good start until it was too late. Our gym, which is inadequate and poorly equipped was the greatest of our drawbacks. The loss of our veteran guards was another severe blow to our champion- ship hopes. But the greatest of our handicaps this year was non-support of the fans. Only a small percentage of the school turned out to see the team win or lose. This indifference affected the morale of the team and contributed to several of our defeats. So while we are building next year's championship team, let's see if you fans cannot decide to give it your presence and unlimited support. -Captain Young. 1 9 2 7 Sixty-Four mx, ,fi -1-1 ' Q , A '- . we Sixty-Fivo ae'Qfsaf T.l'l3 Tiqef Basketball Review DECEMBER 10 .,...,...........,...,........ MT. OLIVE ....,,.........,....,,,,...... HERE' Our first game with Mt. Olive sadly showed our lack of experience. The team played its best, nevertheless the opposing quintet easily gained and held the advantage. At the end of the game the score stood 20-5 in favor of our more versatile opponents. DECEMBER 14 .,,...........,............... STAUNTON ,,..l...,.,..,................ HERE The week following the Mt. Olive defeat was spent in intensive training for the team. Its passing, dribbling and shooting showed considerable mprovement since the fray with Mt. Olive. This game was uneventful and slow but valuable for practice purposes. Although the score was close, we won 10-9. DECEMBER 17 ........................ EAST ST. LOUIS ........... 1 ............ HERE On December 17 we met our Nemesis of the football season on our own basketball floor. The East Side team showed its ability to extend its conquests in all fields by out- playing and out-scoring the locals in a hard-fought contest. Although eager and willing, our men were nervous and missed many passes. In spite of this, their defense was unusually good and succeeded in holding East Side to a 12-8 score. Kane was our high point man. DECEMBER 30 ................................ ALUMNI ................................ HERE The "gym" was filled with eager supporters to see the battle between the "old timers" and the regulars. The fast, interesting game provided plenty of thrills. Although "the stars of another day" led consistently, the team kept their pace and with Kane's fine shots constantly tied the score. In the last lapse of the game, the score being tied, Clyde Bothman and Ahrens both scored completing the score and winning the game, 16-20. JANUARY 7 .................................... ALTON .................................... HERE The basketball fans of the vicinity were given a generous treat when the Alton quintet clashed with the Edwardsville five on the local floor. Although we led the first quarter, the Altonites gained the lead at the half. This they held throughout the game, which was fast and exciting. The final moment saw Alton in a scant lead until it was broken up by the invincible combination of Berleman, Bert and Kane. The score was 15-14 in our favor when the shot sounded. JANUARY 11 ............................ BELLEVILLE ............................ THERE The team traveled to Belleville for its first out-of-town game, where an easy victory awaited them. The game dragged along slowly to the end when Belleville almost tied the score. At the last minute Kane slipped in a difficult one making the score 10-13 and our victory. 1 9 2 7 Slxty-Six The Tlqef JANUARY 14 ..........,................. WOOD RIVER ......................v..... HERE It seemed like "the old days" when the Edwardsville quintet commenced to drop the ball through the loops from the tirst whistle in this Wood River game. With an immense lead in our favor, our reserves went in. The game closed-our victory 9-22-Captain Young having 10 points to his credit. JANUARY 21 ..,.................,.,... COLLINSVILLE .......................... THERE After our Wood River victory, hopes ran high for our chances in the Collinsville contest. The Kahoks started off brilliantly, but the "Bengals" gradually crept up. Col- linsville led in the scoring which remained constant until the fourth quarter. Here the E. H. S. defense cracked and Collinsville was able to raise the score to 21-11 ltheir favorl before the final whistle. JANUARY 22 .....,,..................... JERSEYVILLE ............,............... HERE In a game similar to that at Wood River the High School boys gained the advantage from the onset and were able to keep it. The opposing "Orange and Blacks" could not break through our strong defense and were kept down to a 20-6 score. Young's scoring featured the game. JANUARY 28 ..,..................,.... GRANITE CITY .......................... THERE A In an exciting whirl-wind game our Tigers fell prey to the Granite City "Wild Cats." The game was a thorough see-saw from the first quarter to the last gun. Young led in points but Kane and Ahrens amply demonstrated their ability. With the score tied Granite made their winning basket in an over-time period, making the score 22-20. JANUARY 29 ......,..................... GREENVILLE ............................ HERE With the Bothman Twins playing their last game in High School, Edwardsville played Greenville in a slow but interesting game. The strain of the Granite City game contributed to our defeat. In spite of the odds, Young and Ahrens were able to score a number of points. We lost 20-8. FEBRUARY 1 ..,..................... EAST ST. LOUIS .............,......,.,. THERE Meeting the East Side team in their second game, E. H. S. had hopes of a victory. In spite of our delayed offense East Side secured and kept a strong lead. The game was strictly theirs until the gun stopped the score at 17-4. FEBRUARY 5 .,........,....................... ALTON .................,........,,,,.,,, THERE Alton met our warriors in grand style, scoring six points over their heads. Young and Ahrens scored in time to end the quarter. The lead continuously changed hands until Young and Ahrens scored in the final moments to give us a close victory 22-23. 1 9 27 Sixty-Seven The Tlqer FEBRUARY 8 ..,.........,.............,. BELLEVILLE ...........,................ HERE, Belleville and Edwardsville met on the local floor to add another victory to our credit. E. H. S. led throughout the first three quarters and were able to use their delayed offense effectively in the last. The game ended in our favor 11-15. FEBRUARY 11 ...l......,,,,...,..,...., WOOD RIVER ,,,,.....,.....,,,...... ..THERE Although picked to win, Edwardsville's scoring the first three quarters did not bear out the "dope". Young and Ahrens succeeded in tying the score until the end of the game. In the over-time period Ahrens scored the winning basket for us. The score was 18-16. FEBRUARY 25 .....,.................... COLLINSVILLE .......................,.. HERE In a hard-fought but losing fight the locals dropped their second game to Collinsville. Bert and Kane played their usual game but were not able to prevail against the Kahoks' strong defense. Collinsville played a fine game and won with a score of 23-7. FEBRUARY 26 ........................ JERSEYVILLE ............ ............ T HERE The Blodget men encountered Jerseyville for the second time this year. Unfortun- ately our team could not get together and many lucky breaks fell to the opposing team who played a faster and more brilliant game. In spite of our defeat, Young and Ahrens played their usual game and contributed their share to the 26-19 score. MARCH 1 ................................ GRANITE CITY ................................ HERE In a smooth but easy game the "Bengals" met and defeated the Granite quintet by a score of 12-21. Young, Ahrens and Berleman contributed greatly to our score with some fine shots. MADISON COUNTY TOURNAMENT Drawing for the Madison County Tournament E. H. S. onlv succeeded in drawing Collinsville, twice our victor previously, for their opponents. Picked as possible winners the Kahoks justified the choice. The team held their larger and more adept opponents for almost a quarter until Collinsville suddenly forged ahead. Because of the unbalanced score of 32-9 the game was slow and uninteresting. DISTRICT TOURNAM ENT Jerseyville found us for the Iirst game of the District Tournament. Our boys got an excellent start and were able to keep it without much difficulty. The game was fast and our Tigers increased their score continuously until Young went out on fouls. Jersey- ville crept up but our victory was soon assured by the gun. The final score was 26-19. In spite of our previous victory Alton eliminated us in the afternoon session. We lost the slow dragging game with the score of 13-9. 1 9 2 7 Sixty-Eight The el' Summary How little we are capable of applauding the virtues of our basketball men after seeing the fans do so. But we do hope that the mention of a few inci- dents will aid the followers of the team of'26-'27 remember the rest. Who could forget Captain Young's versatile playing who truly led his team into action. His numerous field-goals are his credentials. Then Kane the high point star of many games. The seeming grace and ease of his shots is yet to be excelled. This brings us to Ahrens who brought the team out of many a hole. Then to Berleman whose numerous wonder-shots hold us dazed yet. The Bothman twins need no mention, past that of name, for their playing of three years is that of a pair of perfectly trained veterans who did not forget the basket. Gerhardt and Cassens who took the place vacated by the Both- mans certainly raised themselves high in our estimation by their super-guard- ing in many a game. Finally Lamkin and Tittle, our Senior lettermen who ably demonstrated more than passing ability on more than one occasion, could be counted on whenever a sure and steady man was required. Qther Sports Tennis In the development of the new grounds the Board of Education took care that a fine set of tennis courts should be included. This fact fit in very nicely when the Conference accepted Tennis as a Major Sport and authorized inter- scholastic competition. Although Edwardsville High School has previously had Tennis meets with other schools, the real foundation may be said to have started last spring. The doubles team played 7 matches but was too new and inexperienced to overcome any of their opponents. ln singles we succeeded in taking a match but this affected our standing but little. The fact of importance is that with the material now in school E. H. S. can hope to develop Championship Tennis teams in the near future. . 1 9 2 7 Sixty-Nine The CI' 5.- rf . 5: , t-3' Q. L Track 1926 GRANITE CITY RELAY CARNIVAL April 17 The first meet-of the season in which E. H. S. took part, was held at Granite City. The local team had practiced hard and certainly showed results. The distance medley team took third place in its eventg the sprint relay team took second in thc 4-10 relayg and the sprint medley relay team took first place in the Conference sprint-medley race. A small cup was won by winning the Conference medley. This is the first trophy E. H. S. has received in track for tifteen years. The Carnival was won by Hillsboro with lienld second and Edwardsville third by a total of 18 points. QUADRANGULAR MEET Wood River-Granite-Alton-E. H. S. April 24 The second meet was held at Wood River. The competition was keen in all events but E. H. S. came out on top. After everything had been run off except the relay E. H. S. was 2 3-5 points ahead of Woocl River. Our relay team won the event easily and E. H. S. took the meet and gained another cup about 10 inches in height. MCKENDREE INTERSCHOLASTIC May 1 Each year E. H. S. has been sending about two or three track men to Mc- Kendree to compete in some event. This year however practically the whole team was taken. Captain Young was the only one who was able to score. He took second place i11 the 440 yard run. Benld won the meet. 1 9 2 7 Seventy . The Tlqer SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS DISTRICT MEET For the first time, Edwardsville sent a team to the District Meet. E. II. S. had high hope of winning but luck stood against us. The relay team tied for fourth place and Buckley took sixth place in the mile run. Hillsboro won the Meet which entitled them to go to the State Meet on May 15th. DUAL MEET E. H. S. and Wood River May 15 This meet was scheduled to be a triangular meet, but Jerseyville dropped out so it became a nip and tuck affair between E. H. S. and Wood River. The E. H. S. warriors followed Captain Young's good examples and won the Meet by a score of 60 1-2 to 50 1-2. Captain Young was high point man winning four firsts and tying for third in another. Gerhardt was tied for second honors with Hooper of Wood River, each having 10 points. CONFERENCE MEET May 22 R. Qullrfinal Traek.Meet of the season was the Conference Meet at Wood iver he competition was keen and the result was in doubt for a long time. F East St. Louis finally won the Meet but not without stiff competition from adwardsville. Young, our captain was the high point man of the da ith ' 7 f y W a total of 15 points. The E. H. S. Track stars rolled up a total of 26 points to East S1de's 40. Sulnmary The Track Season of 1926 was the most successful one we have ever had in the Edwardsville High School. This is unusual because of the cramped facil- ities and lack of equipment. Nevertheless Track is 11ow rated equally with Football and Basketball as a major sport and is gradually gaining in its amount of supporters. Young, the best and most versatile runner that E. H. S. ever had certainly has contributed much towards the success of our school on the cinder path. Gerhardt, another star of the past year, is no laggard on the distance runs by any means and shows even greater promise for the future. Buckley, Macha, and Ax were other men who were instrumental in the acquiring of trophies. And above all, the relay team, the best we've ever had deserves very much credit. Heidingcr, Erspamer, and Ochs were all hard working runners who at all times gave their best. The number of lettermen with Bert Young at their head and the develop- ment of the new Track promises well for the season 1927. 1 9 2 Seventy-One The Tlqer Minor Sports Baseball 1926 Although baseball is our national sport it is classed as a Minor Sport at our Iligh School. This is probably due to the shortness of the season which terminates with the end of school. At the call for candidates, a goodly num- ber responded of which Coach was able to shape a fairly good squad built arou11d the seven lettermen. The team played seven games of which it won two and lost tive. GRANITE The team lost their first game to Granite by a score of 5-2 mainly because of inexpcrienee. WOOD RIVER We next met Wood River and came ot? second best to the tune of 10-5. They gained seven of their runs in the first inning. EAST ST. LOUIS E. H. S. again fell victim, this time to the powerful "East Sidersf' After the rampage the score was 16-7. COLLINSVILLE Our losing streak broke with a glorious victory over tlollinsville. Our two rims gotten in the first inning were sutficient to beat the rival Kahoks. The score was 1-2. O'FALLON O'Fallon was next on our schedule and proved to be a victory. Although quite close, the game went to the Tigers with a score of 1-3. MASCOUTAH ln attempting to repeat their previous victories, the Bengals fell prey to the Maseoutah nine who gleefully smashed out a 8-6 victory. BELLEVILLE Both teams went on a rampage when the E. H. S. team clashed with the ilielleville representation. The scoring was high but we lost, 12-11. 1 9 2 7 Seventy-Two The Tlqer BOOYCHI G4ctivities 1 9 2 7 Seventy-Three .,, , I ,I X ,. , . ,, -, X . :N in :l.,!:.!., ,Inman M 1 3 , ,.k -5 3, 21. -4-f Z - i . e - - 4, 1 . E , N.. , ,W ,.., .af fa A - 'T o . 'Q , s - 1, . X-A M fl. V . ,- H x- w . .. K , , f, 1 1 .,... ,..., 1, .-5 -. A . 1 1 - 4 ' , 1 ,. 'I - .. ,Ai ,, .1 1: ,N , ff M: ' ,fl . - - " -, , '- K , 'z-,V g, . .m f , -it , , - Sf, - ' rifv X . ? ' '. 4 - " " f , ,nk - . , 1 ,, A. A, A , , X . vi. ' A ' , - " , U .n 1 A I Q . , 4 ' A V. x f4', 5 . '-ex. , ,. J, 4 .' , , -. A ' I P ri . ? V -wqv 55 f Y Q 1 fel AQEQ an A V X X Roqlliil I fnlx LX W i3casi?irmmS I -Jil Girls' Council President ------- Emily Berner Vice-President - - Margaret Moorman Secretary - - - - Nijel Voss Treasurer - - Mary Eaton Historian - - Mary Erspamer Dean of Girls - Miss Benner Chorus Miss Bridges, Director W it 1 9 2 7QfYQfwf SUVi'llfy-S151 ,, M L.. W, ,fi r -'WB French Club President ------- Adeline Kriege Treasurer ------ Irene Wood m.,T.,..,,i gm ., ,.5,, , Hiking Club President ------- Marion Wotier Vice-President ------ Dorothy Wood Secretary-Treasurer - - Valeria Schliepsick Svvvllfy- Sn-vi-11 er i Debating Team Miss Macnair, Director Valley Ball Team Miss Swanson, Coach 1 9 2 7 , Sc-Ve-lliy-Iiigllf Tiqerf as C 4 ...L Girl Scouts TROOP I TROOP II Chairman - - - Mildred Macha Chairman - - Josephine Burroughs Treasurer - - Lucille Clifford Treasurer - Frances Gerteis Secretary Genevieve McKee Secretary - - Laurene Hanser Captain, Miss Gewe Hockey Team Miss Fruit, Coach fiyixfrp-lg 9 2 Sl'Y1'lIij"NiIIl' Tlqerywmsefssx Junior Play Cast Miss Stevens, Director Orchestra M iss Bridges, Director 9 2 Iiighiy The er Activities HALLOWE'EN PARTY Our traditional Hallowe'en party was held at the Ju11ior High gymnasium on Friday, October 30. Most of the attendants were in costume and the prizes that were given were certainly merited. We had no idea our teachers and school-fellows could deceive us so thoroughly. The refreshments served, fitted the occasion and what's more they were ample. But who could eat in such an environment-for the decorating committee surely had done their work splendidly. After the awarding of prizes a few males and the majority of females indulged in the art of terpisehore with music by a "home-made" orchestra, who certainly deserved much credit for their splendid rendition. CLASS PLAYS Each of the four classes in Iligh School presented a one-act play at the Junior High School auditorium on the evening of November 2, for the dual benefit of tl1e Athletic Association and the Band. A very good performance- "The Obstinate Family"-was given by the Juniors. This was followed by "This Way Outf' by the Sophomores. Needless to say it did not deserve the name at all. The Seniors in all their dignity and talent next presented "The Trysting Place," in an excellent and captivating manner. hast, but not least, the Freshmen carried off the honor with "The Heart of Pierette" in a very clever a11d successful bit of acting. FOOTBALL BANQU ET The Annual Football Banquet was held December 22 at the New Iligh School under the supervision of Miss Helfron and the Cooking Class. Several members of the Faculty and the lioard of Education made interesting talks, on various subjects concerning Athletics. The repast was excellent and served in a very becoming manner. All those present professed to have had a very enjoyable time and extended a vote of thanks to the hostesses. After the dinner, there was a short ceremony during which the letters were awarded by Mr. Blodget. A short complimentary talk was made with each award. "TH E GYPSY ROVER" The Glee Club, under the direction of Miss Bridges gave a splendid oper- etta entitled "The Gypsy Rover" on lleeember 9, at the Junior Iligh School Auditorium. 1927' . var ' Eighty-One The well-chosen cast of characters, supported by the good work of several choruses, succeeded in achieving a real triumph. Their interpretation and reproduction of the theme of the plot made the operetta thoroughly interesting and amusing. Henry Armstrong as the leading characterand Adeline Kriege as heroine certainly justified their choice. SENIOR PARTY Acting on the request of many of its members, the Senior Class treated itself to a party all its own, late in the month of November. The feature for the evening was an automobile carnival in which the group designating them- selves as "Buicks', won. A chosen few from each' group engaged in a chewing gum "pull" while the rest of us stood around and waited for our mouths to stop watering. After appropriate refreshments Hcompulsoryn dancing was adopted. The boys hope the girls enjoycd it as well as they did! JUNIOR PARTY The Junior class yielded to the general agitation and gave itself a treat in form of a party at the gym on the night of January 17. All present agreed in saying that the party was the best given by the Juniors for a long time in spite of its unusually small attendance. After the very appetizing refresh- ments, dancing took its place as the main feature of the evening. SOPHOMORE-FRESH MAN PARTY On the special invitation of the Sophomores, the Freshmen became their guests at a Washingtoii party on the evening of February 23. Amusing games and contests of various sorts took place i11 which the faculty were prominent among the winners. Following these amusements came the Virginia Reel-the feature of the evening. Everyone participated and enjoyed himself to the greatest extent. After the refreshments, there was dancing in which many took part until the time set for leaving. SENIOR PARTY After the huge success of their previous party, the Seniors resolved to invite themselves to another evening of fun and amusement. The committee provided for the feature of the evening a game called "Senior" which was equally absorbing and appropriate. Forgetting their dignity and demeanor the faculty joined the truant Seniors in what appeared to be a whooping con- test, but was o11ly the common method of procedure. Qlsfwwa l 9 2 7 Eighty-Two The CI' Following the completion of the game innovating and yet substantial re- freshments appeared. The class soon resolved itself into a multitude of trip- pers of the fantastic toe Cbeginners exceptedj in a manner to prove that in spite of all its draw-backs the last year in high school is the best. The party was held on the evening of March 19. ART EXHIBIT Following the precedent established in other years, an Art Exhibit was held at the High School during the evenings of March 2-3-4. The Student Body co-operated with the Faculty in selling tickets and backing the venture. To this, more than anything else, is due the success of the Exhibit. The benefits will be used to secure the badly needed pictures for our High School Walls. - The success was greatly enhanced by the fact that certain prominent citizens, firms and High School organizations purchased and donated to the School a multitude of pictures. The School wishes to extend its appreciation to all of these and assure them of its gratitude. TEACH ERS' PARTY The E. H. S. teachers entertained all the Junior High teachers on St. Patrick's eve at the New High School. There were many novelties during the program consisting of guessing contests, lock step races and other interesting features. Bridge, Buneo and Five Hundred furnished amusement for a greater part of the evening. The refreshments were extraordinarily delicious and were enjoyed by all. The losers of the lockstep, adorned in green, served the winners also appropri- ately gowned. The teachers all united in saying that the party was the greatest success of the kind ever attempted in the history of our High School. ALL GIRLS' PARTY The annual Girls' Party was given at the Junior High School gym the evening of March 25. Various games and contests entertained those present throughout the evening. "The Virginia Reel" occupied the position of prominence until the presentation of "The Gathering of the Nuts." This play was staged under the direction of Mary Eaton, and was intensely enjoyed by all. Eighty-Three 1927 Dancing furnished amusement for the remainder of the evening. Suffi- cient to say, the refreshments were excellent and contributed much toward the party 's success. All present were unanimous in accrediting the party as the Hbest ever." BASKETBALL PARTY Instead of the usual banquet given this year exclusively for the lettermen, the school decided to have a whole school affair. The party was held on Thursday evening, March 31. In spite of the downpour of rain, a very large number attended and enjoyed themselves to the greatest extent. A miniature basketball tournament was carried out to the immense amusement of all entered. The basketball letters were awarded to the lettermen while the cook- i11g class made a special award of a large slice of cake. Dancing featured the rest of the evening which .was confessed to be one of the best ever. HOCKEY Girls' athletics have again resumed their former position among school activities with the adoption of hockey. Under the supervision of Miss Fruit the girls have trained to develop a team which may in the future take its place among the varsity teams of E. H. S. In spite of the time and effort spent the girls enjoyed themselves very much and received the benefit of the excellent training. For practice, three teams were organized. VOLLEY BALL This year for the first time the High School has had a Girls' Volley Ball Team. Under the able direction of Miss Swanson the girls have taken a great interest in the sport and devoted much of their time to it. The team which is composed mostly of Freshmen and Sophomores practiced hard last fall and they have again resumed their practice this spring. As a result a very promis- ing team for the next year is anticipated. The Hustlers and The Stars were teams organized. TATTLE TALE The Tattle Tale has completed its second successful year of publication under the guidance of the members of the Junior Class. The paper has filled a need long apparent, in regard to a publication that would record the activ- ities in school as they occurred. There is no doubt as to its practical value as a school paper, for it tends to bridge the long gaps between the issues of the Tiger. The permanency of the Journal is practically assured and we hope that it may be able to extend its circulation and frequency, in the near future. 9 2 7 Eighty-Foul' The Tlqef The success of the monthly is due to the efforts of the editors, Miss Gewe, the Faculty Advisor, and the entire Junior Class who contributed and devoted themselves to its publication. ' DEBATING CLUB The Debating Club is an altogether new activity among High School or- ganizations. lt was formed under the direction of Miss Macnair who has assumed the responsibilities as coach. The Club has several outside meets under consideration, as the Tiger goes to press. ln spite of its inexperience the team proved its mettle in the first meet against the Granite City team by winning the negative side and losing the affirmative by a small margin. "STOP 'ri-HEP" ' The Junior Play was given March 28, at the Wildey Theater. lt was a success both financially and dramatically. All the players acted their parts splendidly, but George Meyer, Helen Morgan, Robert Williaiiisoll and Georg- etta Worden were the most outstanding. Needless to say, Miss Stevens and the entire cast deserved all the credit they received. The cast was as follows: Joan Carr Mrs. Carr - Caroline Carr - Madge Carr - Nell - - - William Carr - James Cluney - Mr. Jamison - Dr. Willoughby - Rev. Mr. Spelvin - Jack Doogan - - Joe Thompson - - Sergeant of the Police Police Officer O'Malley Police Officer Clancy Police Officer O'Brien Georgetta Worden Abigail Ann Eaton Margaret Baird - Mary Ballweg - Helen Morgan - Hadley Sager Robert Williamson - Eldor Cassens Robert Mindrup Melvin Hildenstein - George Meyer Kenneth Doeblin - Hugh Wisher - Edward Sooy Charles Spilman - - Sol Mack Chauffeur --------- Arthur Sigel Charles Spilman - - - Business Manager Arthur Siegel Assistant Business Manager Edward Sooy - - - Publicity Manager Sol Mack - Assistant Publicity Manager Qfrmvrbwv -V ""5a.Af"s.vf'.v' M1 9 2 7 Qmvwwwwzanfvuvf Eighty-Five ... The el' "THE LUCKY BREAK" The Senior Play has not yet been given, but if indications mean any thing it promises to be as great tif not greaterj a success than the Junioi Play Miss Martin is directing the cast which is practicing very faithfully every day lhe cast is as follows: Martha Mullet - Nora Mullet - Elmine Ludine Smith - Benny Ketcham Abner Ketcham Mrs. Barret - Claudia Barret Tommy Lansing John Bruce - Charles Martin Jura Charente - Var Charente Bella MacWatt - Alchiba Spinster - Alphecca Spinster Spivins - - Tokio - - Watkins Mildred Macha Beulah Brunworth - Mary Eaton - Michael Duffy Elmer Taake Lala Ryder - Arlene Long Charles Wentz Bruce Fiegenbaum Charles Erspamer - Irene Wood Henry Armstrong Lametta Roberts Marian Wotier Dorothy Fink - Earle Raut - Paul Hess Herbert Brockmeier , Q ,iff f Q an xv- 9 2 7 Eighty-Six 1 , ns! Za, ,Ad ,f7 -fc' 9 ... P Q ... f fi' ! Tsar I ,I I 1 Eigmikunimffi l L' et' 9 2 7 Eigllty-Eight The er jokes We editors may tug and toil Till our finger lips are sore, But some fsh is sure to my "I'11e heard that joke before." Helen M.-"Oh, what shall I do, I just swallowed some mercury!" G. Meyer-"Sit on the radiator-that ought to make it rise." Mr. Dahm-"What a broad mind you haveg it should be on a man's shoulder." "Gin" MCK.-"It often is." Mr. Gunn-"What is dust?" Mil Ahrens-"Dust is mud with the juice squeezed out." Earle R.-"How could I live without brains?" Mr. Blodget-"That remains to be seen." Miss Adams-"Later we shall take this subject up by detail." Beulah Bold-"That's the way I used to take up my kittens." "Dude" ' Hanser-"What finely chiseled lips you have-they ought to be on a girl." C. Bohm-"I seldom miss a chance." ON THE JANITORS John-"I started as a. barefoot boy." "Shorty"-"Well, I wasn't born with shoes on." Spindle had been looking over the cards of greetings on the counter when the saleslady suggested: "Here's a lovely sentiment-'To the only girl I ever loved'." "That's fine," said Spindle, brighten- ing, "I'll take live-no, six of those." Mr. Gunn-t'Michael, can you 'tell us what light is?" Mike-"I-er-I knew but I can't re- call just now." Mr. Gunn-"How tragic-all the phys- icists failed and here one brilliant young man discovers and forgets." Lefty-"Where's the proprietor of this restaurant?" Trefon-"He's gone out to lunch, sir." Irene W. fvery coylyl-"Oh, hello-.f Clem-"Hello, How's my girl today?" Irene tenthusiasticallyl - "Oh, ju s t fine." Clem fbrutallyj-"How do you know?" Gen. McKee fto farmerj--"My car is stalled. Do you have a spare plug?" Farmer-"Sorry, lady. I don't chew but I got an old cigar I kin give you." R. Snider-"See that femme I was dating Saturday? She's a train robber." R. Davidson-"A train robber?" R. S.-"Yep-she invented the short skirt." Earl R.-"Teacher, do angels ever have hot parties?" Teacher-"Why, Earle, who ever did put those words in your mouth?" Earl-"Well, our physics prof said that ethereal bodies dissipate most of their energy in the form of heat." 1 9 2 7 Eighty-Nine Q ATP - mvmw-wzmnfwvf -1v- ..l".....-Q12-W'-fwvQ"v"lI'm 5 ' 5 1 Q 1 ' y Q Q ay: I S . F .4 F 1 Qualify for membership in 5 5 the firm. No initiation fee 5 i Q --no penalties. Just brains 5' S and a bank account. Q I An acquaintance with S 5 W1 5 "THE CITIZENS" 'll E help you. You will have a . f much better show, though 2 5 you may not be the "whole 5 show." Q xi . g I .4 F 2 CITIZENS STATE 81: TRUST BANK g 5 Edwardsville, Ill. N E 4 5 3 E 1-1.11.1-1oTz, Pmaae..1 l w. 1.. DUCKLES c 1. E! 5 A. c. Boucm .na sow. 1-1. Poos, Asst. Ca 1. e 2 E 5 . l' S! .1 5 351 Ninety The Henry-"What are you stopping for?" Taxi Driver-"I heard the young lady say 'stop'." Henry-"Well, she wasn't talking to you." Miss Martin-"I didn't give you permis- sion to speak." Tommy C.-"Say, I didn't ask for it, did I?" Mable B.-"Doc, dear, you remind me so much of a Ford." Doc-"How's that?" Mable-"Your clutch is so different!" Geo. Meyer-"I scored the winning touchdown last Saturday." Marian M.-"Why how lovely. I didn't know you played football." Geo.-"No, but I keep score." "Virg" T.-f'And I can wear this coat out in the rain without hurting it?" Fur Salesman-"Madam, did you ever see a skunk carrying an umbrella?" "Why the shaving soap on the vest?" "That's my class pin, I'm from Wil- Iiams'." Ben R.-"I think our lips are parallel, don't you?" Muriel S.-"I don't know, why?" Ben-"Because they never meet." Ruth Whiteside-"Why don't you and 'Spindle' make up after your quarrel?" Georgetta-"I'd like to, but I forgot what we quarreled about." Doctor Ito Emilyl-"You certainly have acute appendicitisf' Emily-"Oh, doctor, you flatter me." Tommy D. fjust after his first shavel- "Er-how much do you charge?" Barber-"A dollar and a half." Tommy-t'What? How's that." Barber-"I had to hunt for the beard." Hedwig F.-"Can you drive with one hand?" Clyde leagerlyj-"Yes." Hedwig-"Then pick up my glove." Valeria S.-"What kind of a fish has its eyes set close together?" Edith W.-"I'll bite." Valeria-"A little fish, of course." "Bob" S.-"Every girl without excep- tion must always contradict." "Jo" B.-"That's not true." Miss Macnair-"We'll now name some ot' the lower species of animals starting with Willard Schneider." Mr. Gunn--"What is the next element you are going to analyze for me?" Sol Mack-"I know it, sir, it's on the tip of my tongue." Mr. Gunn-"Well, don't swallow itg it's arsenic." Miss Fruit-"Order please." Hadley Sager labsent-mindedlyl - "Egg sandwich." Mr. Krumslek lin Public Speakingj- "What is the matter with you, Gordon? Be more enthusiastic. Open your mouth and throw yourself in it." Found on Marshall Wayneks registra- tion card: Question-Give your parents' names. Answer-Mamma and Papa. Harold Sparks-"I worship the ground you walk upon." Frances K.-"Never mind the ground. Give me a little more attention." C. Wentz-"What makes you think your love is so fiaming?" Roy F.-"I'm a match for any girl I meet." JWVUGLAIMYVC xv- 1 9 2 .rsHvw.'su-W-z..Af'..sf.ffw Ninety-One 'I I an 92:9-Ssfxfgfaffvfw, Q ii 3 A. E6 B. 5 If I g Feed and Seed Store Distributors of E High Quality Feeds Q i AMERICAN BEAUTY OCCIDENT I and V VICTOR FLOURS ' ip Wholesale and Retail E QUICK SERVICE FOR 3 5 CRINDINC. E OF ALL KINDS WHERE F FEED AND SEED I IS A SCIENCE 4 5 Q A Feed for Every Need 3 E. 5 Phone 910 E 5 Edwardsville, Illinois g f Ninety-Two 9 6 S i Qs 4 3 2 5 Q 2 J' Q wi' 5 . r 5 ...' . w- ..."N.w-v w-w'..fwvQ'u"'vmZZQ 54 I. l z 1 M3 Q 5 3 S 5 WHO'S WHO 5 5 You may not get your 3 name in the "Who's Who" 1 book --but you can get it I in a Pass Book in this .5 bank. 6 S And you'll have fully as 5 3 much real satisfaction X and self-respect in seeing H it there, too. 1 x F S s g, zseEmvA1msvn,LE , 5 NATIONAL BANK S 3 k Only National Bank in County Seat 3 -z 5 5122573 Nim-ty-'1'l11'1-fe Pu F' "V.aW"-1-..:'isl"-JV:-I uf iz., 17' Ins' I Qgqlf N Vw TW 'QI 'anna ie., Viva' 17' Inu I Qgff ' 'Wa 3 5 2 1 F 5 S 5 3 F, 5 E -if 11 1- C 3 E 2 O ice sax T61 3 K Kimi nznfbftg J AJ fum Q., X funn ,penn-..'wAQ. 27:-,, " XOXCQ Vitreous china bubbling fountain is entirely open and easy to keep clean. The drinking is from the top of the stream of water that Hows from the jet. lt is not possible for the user s lips to come in contact with any part of the china jet. A supplementary self-closing faucet is provided for filling glasses. The new Edwardsville High School is equipped throughout with 0,16 MFG CO Plumbing Fixtures Z."!'I""'l"'A'v-ma FACTORIES Edwardsville l . Bessemer Ala. Noblesville n . BRANCHES , Los Angeles Cal. loplin Mo. Memphis Tenn. Birmingham Ala. Houston Texas Salt Lake City Utah Dallas Texas Davenport lowa Pueblo Colo. Little Rock Ark. 'fd NJ' . x 0 0 o 0 Q , ll . , I d i ? . . . , I Qi - m.fA-N'4mAf.a-offline-awww . Ninety-Four P. Hof.-"It is said fools ask questions wise men can't answer." V Paul Hess-"Now I know why I flunkedf' Miss Adams-"Caesar sic dicat on de cur and egesse lictumf' Bud W. ltranslatingj-"Caesar sicked de cat on de cur and I guess he licked 'im." Murrell Nash fhanding out peanuts!- "Have a Nut?" Edna S.-"Oh, this is so sudden!" "Jetta" W.-"Say, that East' St. Louis team sure is clumsy." Jo. McA.-"Why do you think so?" G. W.-"Why every time one of our men starts to run they get in his way." Bob Mc.-"Is this a fast street car?" Conductor-"Of course it is." Bob-"I thought so, would you mind getting out and see what it's fast to?" Bill Schaefer-"How did you explain to father that you are taking history again? Sooy-HI simply said, 'History repeats itself!" u Lyle C.-"What do you think of my voice?' Miss Bridges-"Caruso was good but you are better-STILL." Lametta R.-"Would you kiss me even if I told you not to?" Nolan W.-"Sure." Lametta R.-"Goody, Now I can mind my mama." Mrs. Dudey-"Where's the cow, Leroy?" Leroy-"I can't get her home, she's down by the R. R, tracks flirting with a tobacco sign." Dentist-"Awful sorry, sir, but I just tore off a piece of your gum." Ervin E.-" 'at's all right, just stick it under the glass, I'll get it as I go." Mindrup-"Bert sure has tough luck." Mil. P.H"Howzat?" Mindrup-"Why, during the track meet he broke the best record they had in school." M. Wotier-"Say, what does your mother feed you on?" Joe Johnson-"A table." Henry-"May I see you pretty soon?" Ruthy W.-"Don't you think I'm pretty now?" Marg. B.-"Have you read 'Freckles'?" Marvin B.-"No, mine are brown." Sammy S.-"What do you call a man who drives an automobile?" Elmer Taakownlt depends on how close he comes hitting me." You've all seen furnaces go out and a drumstick, but you're not really well in- formed unless you've seen a midnight frollc. Helen W.-"Why does Lyle wear his hair so long?" Clara T.-"So that he can create the impression that his brain is fertile." Bernice L.-"Did you hear the new Eskimo story?" Irene S.-"No." Bernice L.-"F'1-eeze a jolly good fellow!" Miss Oliver-"What do you know about Czecho-Slovakia?" Gotlieb S.-"It's hard to say." V- fs-vs.-Qu.,-whnfr.,-::f.f 1 9 2 7 Ninety-Five "L..Afx.w" wvfzfmg-v.l".... -' - W -if-..fim"'4..v"'1xJ1m?'Q, i f 4 25 Q 3 ' 5 1868 1121! 1927 3 S E gislsgesiilgga l l Q E i:sl+fI5.Emz E5s1jiggi! e X Q J . . . . tt W Llttle Things and B12 Q i The best way to look at a big problem is to realize it is composed of a lot of little problems. Solving E Q these one at a time soon brings us to a solution of Q the big one. A mountain is made up of a lot of 3 smaller stones. Removal of these one at a time 6 2 will destroy the mountain. A, 5 A Savings Account, like a mountain, is composed of i dollars piled up over a given period. It may look 5 'i like a big problem when you start out to save your g first SL000 by fives and tens, but just remember- X' keep solving the little problems and the big one will 5 E finally take care of itself. S X 1 f 7 5 '5 THE BANK OF EDWARDSVILLE s X Oldest Bank in the City Q HENRY TRARES, chairman of me Board PQ A GEO. W. MEYER, President 4 5 W. L. HADLEY, Vice-President S s E' OFFICERS E HENRY TRARES, Chairman of Board A. P. WOLF, Vice-President 'f x GEO. W. MEYER, President FRANK B. SANDERS, Cashier S W. L. HADLEY, Vice-President SAM V. CROSSMAN, Asst. Cashier A g GEO. D. BURROUGHS, Vice-President GEO. C. STULKEN, Asst. Cashier 1 KENNETH SHAW, Assistant Cashier Q: p Q Q 5 ?gw.1w.,,,f-r,,.Nv.f-:..rv.. - Y :""..i"Aa- 1. -1'i famquwrzpwmw A-N Ninety-Six 3 is yi - J'-fwm"'u"'1Mf' ! B. Mem er ? b ' Q Photographer Association 4 of America 5 5 5 K Q 5 E 5 N 3 ? K 5 4 ' 3 2 A. H. STREBLER STUDIO s I PORTRAITURE OF DISTINCTION e 5 Displayed Throughout rj Q This Edition 5 Q 1 X Q 2 3 1 5 5 N 5 N . S . s South Side of Court House E Z sf. Louis sf. fl Q Phone Q? 21 g .1 Z Ninety-Seven g. I 4 E P 5 ff 3 FZ ? E F i4. 1i?5,52 II . g mu. Fw 5 ? Q fs 2 -. ,A 4 1 Q' 5 ... 5 ., O WQZNJVJ ufuu-s L.Af,.w1"J wma.. 1 V 4,.' 'N"f"l""' n.J4l's-UV?" QUALITY ABOVE ALL HERFF-J ONES COMPANY DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF School and College ewelry INDIANAPOLIS Jewele s to Eclwarclsv ll H gh S h ol Ninety-Eight ff! "WQ"',,j"Ahn"",gUk.0,Jl 4fY"nfd"'-5':.':r-.W-ffux 'x"lA'5..."J..f'0-?w5w6WN-49.gH3.'54fYf"5fm4'lh."4-f'mm The er Miss Swanson-"Hedwig, throw the gum which you have in your mouth in the waste-basket." Hedwig-"I haven't any gum in my mouth. It is a bean I'm soaking for biology." Mr. Dahm-"Lenard, what is a vac- uum?" "Lenny" B.-"I can't think of it just now, but it's in my head." Miss Martin-"Does the moon affect the tide?" Dot. W.-"No ma'am, only the untied." Adeline-f"Isn't that a divine part Chink has in his head?" "Boots" Bold-"That's not a part. That's where the marble cracked!" A young man walked down the street, one shoe off and his coat turned inside out. A policeman stopped him. "What's the idea?" he demanded. "Well, you see, it's this way," replied the young man, "I'm taking a course at a correspondence school and yesterday those darn sophomores wrote and told me to haze myself." "Toots"-"Why does Henry always wear his cap at such a rakish angle?" Lala R.-"To drain the surplus water off his brain." Miss Macnair-"0cil, how many bones have you in your body?" Ocil-"Nine hundred." Miss Macnair-"But that's a great many more than I have." Ocil-"But please teacher, I had sar- dines for dinner." New Hotel Arrival-"Can I have a private bath?" Clerk-"I hope so, madamf' Lauretta Gerne-"Did you miss me when I was gone?" Henry-"Oh, were you gone?" "Toots" Weber-"That fresh Earle Raut just tried to kiss me. Said he never kissed a girl before." Marion Smolek-"What did you do?" "Toots"-"Told him I was no Agricul- tural Experimental Station." Guller-"You're so tight you don't wear rubber heels because they 'give'." Kelly Judd-"Well, I'm told that at your house they cook bacon in Lux to keep it from shrinking." Elmer Taake-"Let's go to the show tonight." Willis W.-"Nope, only got one more day to finish reading my Sears Roebuck Catalogue." Taake-"How come?" Willis W.-"The wrapper said 'Return in five days,' and tomorrow's the last day." Mr. Dahm-"Do you know Lincoln's Gettysburg address?" Lenny B.-"I thought he lived at Springfield." Adolph Cardentlyl-"Ye gods and little fishes! How I love you!" Adeline-"I wish you'd leave your pets a while and pay more attention to me." Teacher-"What great law is Newton credited with discovering?" The Class lin unisonl-"The bigger they are, the harder they fall." Father Kangaroo-"Where's the baby?" Mother Kangaroo lfeeling in pocketsj -"I guess I must have left it in my other clothes," He-"Please, just one kiss." She-"I tell you I'm an iceberg." He-"Well, then let us." 1927 Ninety-Nine 5' 5 A 5 B th M t C 3 Q O 1112111 O Ol' O. E f Z X LINCOLN FORDSON 4 CARS 'TRUCKS - TRACTOILS 5 Authorized Sales and Service 5 G g Phone, Main 602 5 5 3 306 west Vandalia street Edwardsville, 111. , f gi' my Burroughs 56 Whiteside Books Statlonery ' School Supplies Conklin Pens and Penclls IP? 5 f 5 is E as f TELEPHONE 1 E 5 Q 5 - P 5 Eg CASSENS 5 y K 229 North Main St. 4 9 5 F 4 s Guttering and Spouting Steel Ceilings E Q Sheet Metal F Q 3 Buck's Warm Air g 3 l Furnaces QE 1 5 5 5 are F 5 3 F 1 5 AJVWLMQMLM ..,u" 5-T as 3 5 .4 , 3 . A in ""'..d" NEW:- "Ld" W - A. .E W . , 1 ? f 5 5 Q B e I1 W o o cl s Q - WHERE TIGER ROOTERS MEET 3 .1 TO EAT E AND TREAT g ,A SANDWICHES SODAS I 3 CIGARS CONFECTIONS S E Before and after the Game fl X Before and after School 3 5 BRING IN YOUR DATE 4 5 me an 4 2 3 2 I I- f EBERHARDT'S I f Compliments of I Q MEAT MARKET E Q E f 0 ? 5 Q1 Unlque Q ,I We Sell the Very Best J sl K Thairgow E Restaurant J T?'3eTfIiiiffT,a3Se A 4 1 Let Us Prove It I, E I D 2 3 5 Bohm Bldg. . Phone 390 R x ' "' 5 Edwardsvnlle, nl. 5 5 I We Give Eagle Stamps -g I e 5 a 2 32?'l5-' W 4 2 f A "Say it with Flowers" E Q from n P 6 i 5 4 W oodlawn Gardens Q e P .A , 2 0 P E 6 K F 3 We Have Cut Flowers and Plants g 3 For All Occasions eg 5 F 5 f 5 f ,F Q ,P Q f 5 a 5 Q C I, X Q MINDRUP X ii omplments ig SERVICE Q i of i 2 E WAYNE BROS. Q s GROCERS 2 Fgrd E E SPECIALTY 2 a E 5 3 5 3 5 5 5 P 5 fm 545-?f:liV5fSA.9 - wr'-wwe-e-'fm-A er Miss Martin-"Jack will you be in your class play?" Jack Darr-"I'm awfully sorry, but you see, I'm a professional." Miss Stevens-"Your answer reminds me of Quebec." Ram Werre-"How come?" Miss Stevens-"It's founded on a bluff." Clem-"No, I don't want a large pic- ture." Photographer-"All right, now close your mouth." Miss Adams-"Everything that is said to you, goes in one ear and out the other." Kennith D.-"Oh, is that why I've got two ears?" Charles E.-"What's that bump on the front of the car?" Clyde-"Oh, the radiator just had a boil." Bruce F.-"What is your idea of the tightest fellow in school?" E. Reilly-"The fellow who won't take a shower because it soaks him." Miss Adams-"Translate 'il fugit'." Bob W.-"Male Insects." Miss Adams-"What?" Bob-"Sure, 'he ilees', aint it?" Sparky-"Oh, I can't see!" Satchel--"What's the matter?" Sparky-"I got my eyes shut.' Judge-"Ten days or ten dollars-take your choice." Bill Curtis-"I'll take the money, your honor." Keshner No. 1-"The girl I go with must have lots of personality." Keshner No. 2-"I like 'em fat too." Warren H. lafter eating lunchl-- "Here is a pin for you Miss Heffron." Miss H.-"Thank you, Warren, wheic did you find it?" Warren-"Well, you see I found it in the beans." HOW IT IS DONE F-ierce lessons. L-ate hours. U-nexpected exams. N-othing prepared. K-id fiunks. Gunn tteaching in chemistry!-"What is gun-cotton, Robert?" R. Williamson-"Gun-cotton is what soldiers put in their ears before they shoot off their guns." Miss Heffron-"Name three articles that contain starch." Marjorie B.-"Two cuffs and a collar." Miss Gewe tto Charlotte SJ-"Do you like English?" Charlotte-"Yep." Miss Gewe-"Why?" Charlotte-"It's all I can speak." Melba Fowler-"Do you know that I have the soul of an artist?" ' "Toots" W.-"I knew you painted the minute I looked at your face." Fern S.--"Why, Doctor, you told me to show my tongue, but you haven't even looked at it." ' Doctor-"No. It was only to keep you quiet while I wrote the prescription." Lucille M.-"I almost got killed twice today." Laurene H.-"Once would have been enough." "Could you learn to love me?" "Well, I learned to speak Polish." 192 7 One Hundred Three ' 5 e I? Pied Piper Shoes Arnold Glove-Grip Shoes 5 5 for Children for Men and Women i E 5 P ' 3 Q IF IT coMEs FROM 9 55 Q M ayo s I Z THF- QUALITY IS KNOWN 3 Graduate Foot Expert in Charge K 3 Everwear Hosiery Daniel Green 5 E For Men and Women Comfort Footwear et Wwsfmsifwtsfif 4-" v'5..,'-v..l".... 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'K x K if Do your if A Tailoring A 5 up i Cleaning and I Pressing I E 5 3 5 E F E PHONE-694R tl i Mrs. A- Hogan , i MAIN AT HILLSBORO f .g .l 5 E 5 5 One I Illlllll 'oil Five f li . F 4 4 3' 1 f 2 Q With Compliments of F 4 i 5 Q Ballweg E6 Barnett Q E The Big Drug Store Q i S B F a A il Edwardsville, Illinois i 5 5 f ..,. l,lA .t,. , -. ,- .F ii? 5 f 5 f 9 Q 9 6 Q F. W. 2 Q Hotz Lumber 2 5 5 a 5 4 W00lWOI'tll 5 Cgmpany E Co. sg Q sg ff' 5 E f f' E . Our O E N Highest Price 1 E N Everything to Build Q 5 Ten Cents g 5 Anything g 1 -g l -g 5 2 5 2 lik rv . pw. . 'I' aI"'W -4'N f--" ' 152 17 Ntngf' - ""'. .V "'N' 3.1 ndred Six The "I have here a couple of frogs," said Miss Macnair, "which I am going to dis- sect." She opened a package and two sand- wiches fell out. "Dear me," said Miss M. "I was sure I ate my lunch today." "How did you get that black eye?" "Trying to neck a strange girl in a tunnel." "Well?" "She wasn't a girl." "He done me wrong," wailed the algebra problem as the Freshman handed in his exam paper. Hadley-"How long can a person live without brains?" C. Spilman-"I don't know. How old are you?" Ruth Hill-"Would you like to see where I was vaccinated?" Kelly J. feagerlyl-"Yes." She Cpassing hospitalj-"Right in there." Charles E.-"Don't spit on the floor." Mike Duffy-"Why, does it leak?" The woman was trying to buy some crocodile skin shoes. "Are you sure that this is a genuine crocodile skin?" she inquired. Millie S.-"Absolutely. I shot the croc- odile myself." "But it is badly soiled." Millie-"That's where it hit the ground when it fell out of the tree." Miss Adams-"I take great pleasure in giving you an 85 in French." Rex-"Why didn't you give me a 90 and enjoy yourself entirely?" Lee L.-"I know where you can get chicken dinners for ten cents." Tittle-"Where?" Lee-"Down at the feed store!" Mil M.-"That man is always setting traps for his wife." Irene S.-"Jealousy, I suppose." Mil-"No, mice." Mr. Gunn-"What can you tell us about nitrates?" "Satchel" S.-"Well-they're a lot cheaper than day rates." M. Hildenstein-"Who was the peach I saw you with last night?" M. Baird-"That was no peach-that was a grapefruit." M. H.-"How come?" M. Baird-"I squeezed her and she hit me in the eye." Mr. Krumsiek fin reviewl-"Now as we go along make a note of everything you don't know." CThen seeing Gordon B. busily writingj "Gordon, what are you doing?" Gordon-"Copying the index." Little Boy trunning into churchj- "I don't see any rails." Decorator-"Rails for what?" Little Boy-"Rails for the bride's train to run on." "What a large 0. D. handkerchief you have!" exclaimed the flapper who was visiting an army camp. "Handkerchief nothin'!" said Kenny D. "That's my Pup tent!" Two little urchins were watching a barber singe his customer's hair. "Gee," said one "he's hunting 'em with a light." 1 9 2 7 One Hundred Seven igig 4 5 5 9 Q Q Mad1SOH County 2 gf Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. 2 .5 S 2 S 5 Service that Serves 5 s F' 3 5 x 306 Edwardsville National Bank Building 5 5 Phone 961 5 -s 5 E f 5:12 5 Q 5 i We believe that no other group 1 f Birdas Roofs Q 5 ot men or voung men appreciate i x . . . O E high quality in dress more than do 5 Sherwln'Wllllarns Paints P A our Edwardsville high school young F Q1 High Quality Building 5 ? men- 5 '4 Mate1'ial5 2 'g Therefore, again, we remind you i S Q X of the place to buy the utmost in Q E Z E quality- Q 1 and Service S i Hart-Schalif r and Marx Cl hes 3 K E S Co-Operative and Walkover Sh es f g 5 5 xlntefwovleln tsocks 5 if S 4 Ma iff. iii-i .i U .i 2 S R S an a an Irs an n erwear R i LUMBER co. Q - Q 1 5 1 W.W.WARNOCK sico. 5 5 f 9 f f 2 5 P iii One Hundred Eight M. ! f 9 5 f E: Compliments of I xl ' 0 5 Umted States 3 s U U E 3 1 Radiator Corporatlon P ls E Edwardsville, Illinois 3 w 5 5 f 5 3:5 j E 4 E f ome Made Candles E 5 ADOLPH FREY E Q and 2 Q 2 6 1 5 r i Ice Cream ' i CHOICE Q ,4 A FRESH X Q ' Q AND i Q yi g SALTED F' 3 Q g MEATS, A w CHICKENS, l LARD, N CHEESE 5 5 3 z X KING BEE 3 N I CANDY KITCHEN 5 1 227 N. Main sf. 5 CEO. P. COUKOULIS, Prop. .K 1 Phone Main 62 it ? 2 5 2 ' 2 f 2 Q1 +12 One Ill unlrvrl Nine i 5 i 6 Try i 5 X Z M. Desmond Mfg. Co. 3 K i Q E FOR REAL Q PLUMBING AND HEATING S Q SERVICE 2 Q I ' Phone 84 E I 5 F 5 . 5 . is 5 is 5 K E Our Line E E Dodge Brothers 5 E Electric Wiring E g F 5 Electric Light Fixtures F ? Moto' can E Delco Light Plants E i Graham Brothers Atwater Kent Radios E E Trucks Q E FRIGIDAIRE Q The T O ELECTRIC REFRIGERATION I I .3 TUXHORN FINK ELECTRIC E MOTOR CO. 3 S SUPPLY CO. R 1 i 223 N. Main st. 5 I. 5 EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS R R 5 E f .aff 'V The el' Suzanne A.-"You know, I like variety -it's the spice of life." Dale Schneider-"Well, my name's Heintz." "Where are you going, Emily?" "Downstairs to get some water." "In your nightgown?" "No, in the pitcher." Ben S.-"Why don't you drown your sorrow, ol' man?" Bruce F.-"Aw, she can swim." Miss Swanson-"Tell me, have any big men ever been born in this city?" Frieda S.-"No, ma'am, only babies." Charlie G.-"Would you mind if I kissed you?" lNo answer.J "Would you mind if I kissed you?" lNo answer.J Janet G.-"Say what do you want me to do, promise not to bite?" Arlene Long-"Why don't they wash baseball suits oftener?" Herbert B.-"It wears out the spikes." Virg. Wolf-"Don't you hate crowds?" Mary Eaton-"Do I? At the last foot- ball game I fainted and had to walk three miles before I could fall down." LeRoy Loewen-"I'm raising a mus- tache: what color do you think it will be?" Henry Eaton-"Grey, at the rate it's growing now." Leo Fink-"Hey! Sit down in front!" Alice Mansfield-"Quit yer kiddin'. 'I don't bend that way!" Then there's the absent-minded farmer who hitched his wife up to the plow and kissed his horse goodbye. Eldor Cassens--"I'm going to kiss you every time a star falls." Iola tten minutes laterl-"Say, you must be counting lightning bugs." Gladys S.-"Do you like brains?" James Gracwul don't knowg I've never had any." Helen Watson-"What's that you wrote on my paper?" ' Mr. Dahm-"I told you to write plainerf' Oliver Poos-"If I kiss you this once no one will be a bit wiser." Jessie S.-"Oh, yes they will." Oliver-"But who?" Jessie-"You, next time." Rex M.-"I wish I knew someone well enough to go to the dance." Ruth H.-"What's the matter with me? I'm not sick." Jimmy P.-"I saw a wild party yester- day." Florence G.-"Where?" Jimmy-"Out at the asylum." Helen B.-"Would you wear a rented bathing suit?" Helen Brady-"It depends on where the rent was." "You give me a pane," said the window sash to the glass mine. "Chink" K.--"Do you think that plastic surgery would improve my features?" Margaret M.-"No." "Chink"-"Then what do you suggest?" Margaret-"Blasting" "Is the editor a man who puts things in the Tiger?" "No, you fool, an editor is a man who keeps things out of the Tiger." 1 9 27 One Hundred Eleven '51, f XQVMWDQQMJQP For Permanence, Beauty and Economy --Build of Face Brick. When selecting a building ma- terial, remember that the brick built home is always substantial- that its beauty will never fade- that it is very economical in upkeep -that its initial cost is not much greater than a home of inferior material. RICHARDS BRICK COMPANY O51 e d D pl y Ro m, Edwardsville Nat'l Bank Bldg. WN wk I iv, 5 Compliments E ? of 4 Madison County X Oil Co. 5 3 RED ROSE 5 PETROLEUM Q PRODUCTS it ij PHONE 205R f I 5 P 3 Fi 4 3 E yn, Nag .J in-A ggi f2im4y,,,,tv,,,Npgf-',Af.Q, J fIllIllll't-'tl Twelve ar. i 2 ? DRUGS AND ALL DRUG SUNDRIES Q 3 FOR THE scHooL OR HOME K 5 R P j 5 .1 S X -ff' R a THE REXALL STORE ' J 2 Dellcate Drug Company 3 l i Edwardsville, Illinois W 2 ' 2 J s 5 e 5 Q f Q DIPPOLD BROS. Q Central S 5 Q R Q w ? Shoe Repair E , Feed and 2 J ' 1 Flour Q, S Shop R S P Q sz 5 2, 5 E 5 X CHARLIE'S PLACE 3 X 3 5 Opposite McKinley Station i 5 Phone g 1 eg 1 309 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, lll. it 5 s 5 5 psf R11 Jne Ilundrval Thirteen "RFK jj M? QI 3-E' "T -f 'M'-1 Q EAGLE DISCOUNT STAMPS WITH YOUR PURCHASES Q Q Q A splendid range of colorful E 4 styles. Kayser Silk Hosiery, Q 4 Gloves and Underwear. Hum- X ming Bird, Gordon and Blue 5 Crane Hosiery. i 4 Popular Prices Are Featured X F' 3 PALACE STORE CO. Q S I-:aww-dsville, III. R B LARGEST DEPARTMENT STORE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS F 5 ! 5 ! i 9 El GENERAL REPAIRING i f TIRE TROUBLE? f . x Q E WASHING AND E 3 E GREASING E ,I I S 5 5 l I I R I ,I Q ,I 4 S I I I I I x 5 x 5 1 9 1 SHEPARD and FLYNN 4 1 -I 1 MOTOR co. -I 5 2 5 I ,I A .A ,L T Q ThC Tlq COAC H 37 arm' 4 f . ,f 4.3 4- 5511 2 IRE NE g- OPAL. 11 9 2 7a Qg Um- lluxulrs-nl l1'iI'tn-4-11 1 2 3 ELECTRIC SERVICE ' GAS SERVICE Q SERVICE i an I Q x ? THE BEAUTIFUL HOME Q 'l TO-DAY every woman can manage her home and keep Q x it fresh, inviting and cheerful for her family and friends and Q P still find time to take interest in social and other affairs. The F A use of modern ELECTRIC and GAS APPLIANCES have made A t possible to obtain these and many other home comforts and x nveniences. Q Q The Store 5 Illinois , h 1 Powerandlzg t .E 5 Corporatlon E lg 5 2 5 2 ' GUARANTEE E We cleaned your dacl's E x ELECTRIC SHOP 2 x clothes' 2 5 f 5 Maybe your granddad's f Q 5 ' 5 J Electrical 3 toot . X Contracts X We're right On the Job E E I P T F O clean yours too. Q O R i F 5 'E 1 5 3 3 x S x S I I I 5 2 NASH BROTHERS 1 BOHM BUILDING 1 Tailors and Cleaners 6 5 f F I 5 2, .9 F One Ilunilred Sixteen 'Wu ' mi' 4 Q QPHOTGGRAPHSS 5 PRQPERLY MADE 5. 1 . 1 Q Lwe Forever' 2 1 Fi 3 5 QEWEN 1111110 1 4 Q 5 3 E over Woolworth store Edwardsville, Ill. cl 5 i 312' P 2 2 5 1 - - If 11's 3 S McCormick-Deeri g E Q E Q Machinery S ? E ? Y can depend b ng Q 4 Q satisfactory f om start t finish 2 g The Home Furnisher 1 g pq 5 Q William C. Kriege Q Q Q and Company , f , f X U . F N tg 3 Victors, Brunswlcks and 9 5 5 1 Gulbransen Pianos 12 1 . 1 5 E 5 Edwardsville Illinois 2 ine 11111141 Fell Se 'Vl'1ltl'0ll 1 QI l a 9 5 Z TAYLOR WELLS TIRE SERVICE i 5 F Q 5 .5 oday, more than ever, more people E he world over, ride on GOODYEAR TIRES FQ A han any other kind. Q S ? 3 4 Stores 5 E Edwardsville Granite City Greenville Wood River I f 5 ff' -A F1315 me 4 g 4 5 4 5 4 4 3. 1 3. MADISON STORE 1 Q Q 5 E. A. KELLER co. 2 Q I f f 5 5 fi Headquarters for 5 4 5 R I 1 Dry Goods 1 5 5 E Leacock Sporting Goods Q E Clothing Q s Quality Merchandise E Shoes E at Right Prices and E 2 Satisfactory Service Q E 5 5 , 1 1 EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS 5 f 5 f . F Q L? ff-fi - e Iluudred Eighteen 1 3 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 1 2 4 5 7-8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 28 29 . Calendar September School days, school days, Dear l'?J old golden rule days, etc. 102 in the shade. Library opens with usual rush. Tennis tournament begins. Rings and pins arrive. Girl Scouts, Troop I, organize. Domestic Science Department manufacture ketchup. First meeting of Glee Club. Dale Schneider, tennis winner. Have Bert and Jessie leased the east stairway? Freshies politely informed that "silence is golden." Hockey sticks are here. Hard knocks? Well, yes! Class elections. Who said it didn't rain? Football suits have come. Practice begins in earnest. Hats off to M. Duffy, our new AA president. First meeting of Staff. Ready, set, go! Rain, Rain, Rain! , October Still raining! Who cares? Staunton here. We lost, 8-0. Blue Monday! Miss Stevens wears new diamond ring. Teachers Institute. They abhor it. Ha! Ha! Score 9-0. Litchfield lost. Something else to worry us. Cards are due! Some are going to study for a change. At least they are taking their books home. Hockey "field" moved to Wo1f's "pasture". Girls' Weiner Roast. Senior Girls' Bake Sale. Football team plays "cinder" game at Wood River. We won by 28 points. Seniors hold class meeting. Nothin' doin'. They will persist in giving us a holiday. Wrists, sltoulders, collar bones. Two more men out! Eligibility takes its toll. Belleville 9-Edwardsville 21. October issue of Tattletale out. Miss Martin to Adolph on chair, "Sit down on all four legs." Senior "proofs" received. Alton 0-Edwardsville 13. Hallowe'en party huge success. 1 9 2 7 One Hundred Nineteen M" j I a I 5 3. is 1 I I 5 I Q COMPLIMENTS 5 I I OF F 5 Q MARKS, WEBER CO. Q I 5 I 5 5 5 III W 3 Compliments ? ? E Gaertner Motor Co. E LOUIS BRIGHT Q E I COUNTY AUDITOR X I Th H f X 5 mx f e ome o K 9 f-3..rvwI1-F R-'- H 9 6 C I W 5 Ii w1LI.Ys.KNIc.HT 5 . om iments f X pof E S and E I BEN CANIS I I F ,5 MEN'S FURNISHINGS I ,3 WHIPPETS I 3 213 N. Main St. Edwardsville E 2 D Q Q Q Compliments 5 g Phone 6911! U F 3 0, I . I 1 1 220 St. Louis St., Edwardsville, lll. 'l 5 IMPERIAL BAKERY 5 5 2 One Hundred Twenty RJ up Ni? if kfqf Q"""ZJRf'x-f '01 W-Mg f I ...bmr JPIJ 2351, 7:-n.,"'V JWU3' inllfwdf' Q r 'N 3 ! K 5 3 S 5 5 I QQ ' :ng ig? E13 ' 5 . 5 . ,S Q ,P Q f Q f J. G. Delicate Q ? with F ? Fancy Groceries Q fl Compliments 3 2 E Edwardsville Satisfaction in Groceries S I Plumbing 56' Heating X or X I' Refund in Money E' E Edwardsville, Ill. 5 A 2 i 2 5 5 Bell Phones: Main 31 or 458 B Q EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS f 5 P 5 aff 1 5 5 i 5 5 f Compliments of i 6 For Real Eats i X 3 Q , X Q Come to . X ? Runge-Zlegler g if g .1 5 .1 I Shoe Co. I Mayfs 5 i I E 4 4 x Restaurant x 'B l. t. . I 5 2 D The American Restaurant ' I 5 I 5 E Q 146 N. Main St. g l Boosters for E. H. S. ee EDWARDSVILLE ILLINOIS CE 5 5 5 5 mi if eass+seQ, The Calendar November 1 Girls' Council Meeting. 2 Freshmen get honors for class play. 3 "Honor" roll on bulletin board. 4 "0peretta" parts assigned. 5 Winter has come with its moth balls. 6 Jerseyville 6-"Us" 32. 8 Exchange of "gem" photos Hood school. 9 Mr. K. holds important conference with "flunkers". 10 Talk on Armistice. Shoes and guns all slicked up. 11 Collinsville 0-Edwardsville 7. Hooray! 12 C. of C. Delegation speak to pupils. 13 Junior Bake Sale. 15 Mr. Blodget wants to know when the Los Angeles ran down the Mississippi. Won't someone kindly inform him? 16 45 below zero in the sun. 17 Sleighs used instead of autos today. 18 Tickets out for big game. 20 I told you so. Granite 0-"Us" 19. 22 Miss Martin to Chid G., "Run up the curtain, won't you?" 23 Mass meeting in lower corridor. 24 Fiegge winner of silver football. 25 East Side 12-"Us" 0. Bitter defeat-sweet receipts. 29 Some "Tales" out this time. 30 Senior party. December 1 Doc. Heidinger elected '27 football captain. 2 Library privilege taken from "The Chosen Few". 3' Salvation Lassies trained for drive. 6 Radiators on strike. 7 Basketball schedule posted. 8 Cards today. More flunkers than ever searching for "Sea of Knowledge". 9 "Gypsy Rover" a "raving" success. 10 Basketball season opens. Mt. Olive 20-Edwardsville 5. 11 Sophomore Girls' Bake Sale. 13 It's happened. 13 typing pins awarded. 14 Staunton 9-"Us" 10. 15 New members initiated in French Club. 16 Pep Meeting. Will we win? 17 East Side 12-"Us" 8. 20 Girl Scouts, Troop I, have Christmas party. 21 Demonstration of "liquid air". 22 Football letters awarded. 23 Hiking club carols. 24 Christmas comes but once a year. 1 9 2 7 One Hundred Twenty-Three i ? THE i Q 3 GREATEST BUICK E j EVER BUILT P Q 1927 5 K i E SALES S ' SERVICE 2 P a i Q Colbert, Gusewelle Q 3 Motor Co. E 1 5 Vandalia St. Edwardsville, Ill. 5 5 5 A a 5 3 5 E 5 F 2 Compliments of 5 E Borman .4 4 2 Barber Shop 3 2 5 3 3 S S 5 ,Rs O , Iunmlred Tweut y-Four UU 2 M 5- ,T S is' Pg S -.R P E om Dm VAL' :ag A uf W' sw -48 xx Ogqw g 5 Q0 C25 89- F5 5 34 5529-3 2' 5 '75 i5 I , :"" '4 C rn 22" f 's 93 2:55:11 fs 3: " PQ R153 f ' H- na-H Wo S C9 U it N 2 X L-5 ug 3,7 R! 3 ggh-TQ g Fl' Q llll 8 EN 8 -lofi g 5: 5 o -3 "' "' . P: fb 'Q E a UQ 2 S 2 'sow'-v"1..Af..-aff A 4 Q 4 - 5 E 1 5 "'l Q 1 E 3 S 'tg F sl' 5 l' I m E 0 EU' U1 :l -5 H A- N U' 1,5 5 U Fl 1" n 22 5 92 5' rn 3 5 'u Cn H Q , -Q tg o -+- 4 - 5' fm Q- 'co 5000 of pgilpo 'L PM s"'Q'Q? f I Y ,-4 ?1 , n-l UQ 1? i CAE' Z 2 Ei 1' '-' r Z A Egg Q g F' 9 go is rv S ENB-" Zn? E255 QRS 2 af fb o, 5' ' 4' U3 Q ' gg B E' w l cn 2- l l 1 2- l el o 3 5 ll U3 55 6 ' '-' F 1 F I l lIlIllllI't'll cf j 1 33 Barbecue Sandwiches 5 2 Q at E 5 . X ? Edw. B. Sm1th's Q Q Place 2 E Shell Gasoline A Aviation Gas in Winter X Colne Q In and fi S Try K N Our 4 l Barbecue el 5 s vii i 3 ROBT. C. CUNNINGI-IAM 4 f . 5 Q Quallty 5 5 O11 CO. X 9 U. s. Navy White Rooo F 5 Gasoline 5 l Quality En-Ar-Co Mobil ii Oils Q 5 Mitchell Edwardsville 3 Phone 115W-St. Andrews and l 5 Hillsboro Z of ,aol IF 4 1 4 4 ? All kinds of-- 1 5 Q Insurance P Z and K Real Estate Q F 5 i C. A. Bartlett81Son H' E 109 Purcell St. li 3 a E We stand for service f 5 M- a' i . . 2 Clover Leaf Dalry 1 Q , 5 5 Clover Leaf Ice Cream P 4 Pasteurized Milk and 5 K All Dairy Products Q e g 4 Our Trucks Deliver to Your Door , , X 3 5 Phone 185 113 E. Vanclalia St. 5 3 Edwardsville, 111. 5 g f , we I ne Hund mf' 'Q l . in 5 L f T 1 f 2 - OW-cos r spor a ion 3 Star Cars 2 ? 4 and 6 Cylinder Types 2 .3 E S ,Q S A l 3 I 4 5 5 Edw. J. Hunt Q E Local Dealer 'H P 5 ggrf iw it F 5 4 f Q 3 Let The 2 Q East Side E Coal Company Fill Your 3 Q Coal Order 2 4 Q S K ' 5 1 CE 5 5 re-il 'Twenty-Six T116 et' Calendar January 3 Talk about peacocks! Did you see the new football sweaters? 4 Debating Club agrees to disagree. 5 Warning out to plaster breakers. 7 Alton 14-"Us" 15. What a game! 11 Belleville 10-13. 13 Emily decided to give up cheering. It's a hard life. 17 Juniors have "coming out" party. 18 Wedding chimes ring for Hazel Varner. 21 Kahoks 21-Edwardsville 11. 22 Jerseyville 6-Edwardsville 20. First casualty of the season. B. Langreder breaks a limb. 26-27 Tests. 28 Granite 22-"Us" 20. 29 Who won? We didn't. February 1 Thirty-seven Preps join our forces. Ask them how they like it. 2 Two of our comely Sophs leave for parts unknown. 5 They didn't go so farg only to St. Louis. Cold feet? 6 Speedy? Not much. Alton 22-23. 8 Have you seen' Miss Gewe's new Ford? 9 Belleville 11-15. ' 10 Tiger Staff present statements. Skally would make a "lovely" public speaker. He is so bashful. 11 Wood River 16-18. 18 The mighty Kahoks bring home a silver scalp. 22 Historians, take notice! George Washington honored in Radio Program. March 1 Enter: A roaring Tiger with a score 23-11 at Granite. 2 Freshmen and Sophs entertain faculty with barn dance. 4 "Stop Thief". 5 We were so afraid that someone had stolen Miss Stevens but she came back this morning. 12 Madison and East Side Tournament winners. Remember how it felt last year? 17 St. Patrick himself would have been surprised at the Teachers' Frolic. 18 Mr. Blodget receives a pretty handkerchief from unknown l?J admirer. His birth- day? I think not! 19 Orchestra wins prizes at Senior Party. Just goes to show you have to know how to do it. 26 Seems as though the students do nothing but attend parties. Upper class girls entertain Preps. 28 "A Lucky Break" cast announced. What's the joke? 30 Tiger starts for press. -rm-vas"-is-vmz...AfR.wfvf 9 2 7 'ff'-vw'ss-fm-z..Afx..v'w One Hundred Twenty-Seven EDWARDSVILLE COMMISSION CO. .51 iii? mvrvaanlfvmfw w""5,.,"Qf.fn'..... '- - -J"-fWv'Q'u"'lP1x?F' FARM MACHINERY Vegetables and Produce of All Kinds Wholesale and Retail We Deliver 103-105 E. Vandalia Perry H. l-liles M. E. Newell Jesse R. Brown C, c 'WL Aus" 3 . 5 53 ' Compliments of 5 G. W. BASSFORD 6 gi Q Compliments of A FERGY AND PERCY S E 92 3 i Buy your shoes at G! SHUPACK S SHOE STORE 5 'h..""W-:WMA-n'5vw11" ff' QV' fw- W Qgqlf 'Wu Q ...P A HENRY B EATON 405 Edwa ds ille Nat' nal Bank Bldg. 965 TERRY GUELTIG AND POWELL Att Office Stubbs Bldg. WM M DOEBLIN E R om 2 Mad' n St e Bldg. 897 rdsv'll lll' ' State's Attorney HILES, NEWELL 8: BROWN Lawyers Edwardsville and Alton, Illinois Edwardsville National Bank Bldg., Phone 492 Alton National Bank Building, Phone 870 E C FERGUSON Suite 303-305 Ba k of Edwardsv'lle Bldg. ones: Office 80 es' ence 5 Edwa d v'lle lll. Q . OVERBECK BROS ' y E ' W llp p d P 'nt ' w ...X 'www H hwtfwv' SPRINGER AND BUCKLEY Att F. L. bl RIYGFR I. H. BULKLPY lf. In SI RINGLR Edwardsv'll lll. 'www-v'mAfwmf Y TUXHORN BROS HARDWARE CO AJ df' A-Swmimggm .9449 avr 4 S. 1 Mix fmfbillrn. J AJ -4949 be W. TQ!! Xiu "'..4f' Nmfw. ' QJSvH 1 r-I i s' ss s, a. g 1' 5 2 0 71 3 , w 0 A m 2. Q ' 4 ' 4 " 'a , ' 2 ' Q 4 fi 21 ' ' E 3 ,. . . 0 . 0 o N .5 2 2 fn 3 5 . ,,, O Q 'SZ - E 9' 0 'f S Q 2 S F' H .., : Q w W Q Q ES 3. 2 4 2 2 B "' cu E Y 0 0 U M 4 . X 3 2 . Z W. :I 5 ' U V' FU E , ., , 5 - 5 - Q 2 . . 0 o Q E A 5 3 I1 5 , 7? ' I- ' 'E 5 of : N E S' P4 'FL gi sv .. Q ' nw q 5 0 5 4 S 'I - .. 9' E el :v , Q, .4 .. 5 2 Q fr A .2 , ' 3 fi N .. , in 0 One Hundred Twenty-Eight S lo 10:11:11 1 tn 2 Daily Y DR. E. W. F IEGENBAUM ' 308 Main Street Q Telephone 9R Edwardsville, lll. R Good Clothes High Quality Right Prices ls Where You Can Get Clothing E At 5 LEVINE'S FURNISHINGS E 122 N. Main Edwardsville, lll. N 5 Compliments of B BOEKER CLOTHING CO. P 5 Eyes Examined 'S Classes Fitted ' DR. WAYNE B. cox 'Nc vw ..."'v m,"2a vw' f'..u9'f vdzwvfvf' National Bank Bldg. Edwardsville, lll. MARTIN DIPPOLD AND CO. Why Not Buy Concrete Alr ady M'xed? lt Che per Phone 97 Edwardsv lle lll Q YQQGFQ, 'www 4..A1"...v' CASPER VORWALD Commercial and Society Printer Ph ne 119W lll8A N Ma n St Edwa dsvllle lll 13:?f?JXs:,gf9f.?QfQ i'-' "5a,"v-nf"-- w'-f"'--f "'i 'V ' EDWARDSVILLE FRUIT STORE All Kinds of Fancy Fruits, Vegetables, Candy Fllrxxlf CA'l'Al4AN0, I'l'0D, .. wsu: -vQ1,.Af...uv' CHAS. HACK Staple and Fancy Grocer s Phone 189 209 Second St. Edwardsville, Illinois Q' NANCY-JANE BEAUTY SHOPPE Room 501-2 Edwardsville National Bank Bldg. Phone 889 Edwardsville, lll. Call 601 Edwardsville Beauty Shoppe For a Permanent Wave on Nestle "Circuline" Machine Large Loose Wave JOHN WEHRLE GROCERY AND CONFECTIONERY 400 S. Buchanan St. Edwardsville Ill. Phon 73lR THEO LORENZ LUNCH ROOM CIGARS AND CANDY 216 St L u s St Edwa div lle Ill. N fo4"K.':. J "Nl ."'f.J"'A-Tzifvfi Q69 'L NA. 1 Kim fufbira. J 'Nl 4442 fd'-f 'avril 12471 X'!':"" e I 's a ' i , . e .2 -- , E . 0 ,i . i . r ' , . . o i . r i , f ZY1dNm,l7,..3ndsf"..4YN4.. J"..i'A-4"'z2 -44'.a12"af -"" 'ASQ ffl One Ilundred Twenty-Niue ' - We -in--f fvxvuwxmfig Q DR. E. WAHL, JR. Phone Main 166 ai II S2 8200 to 10100 A. ll. 1 ffl 2130 P. BI. F' 7:00 to 8:00 P. M. Attorney at Law 5 Q suite 407-411 Eawarawille Nat'l Bank mag. Bfmk of E"W"'d"i"e BHS- 4 A Edwardsville, lu- Edwardsville, ill. 5 fi F A MICHAEL B KANE Fo' s"""" Smice Cd' E Q ' A. MILLER A Architect ' X 5 Tm-Work, Furinaee-Work and K 1 Edwardsville, lll. venhlatmg 5 5 Phone 750-W 307 N. Main S' Q X Compliments Compliments A i of of A 5 ST- JAMES HOTEL EARL E. HERRIN P 5 D' B' Hughe' County Treasurer ! 5 FAGG'S REPAIR SHOP C0mPliment5 5 i Radio Sales and Service Locksmithing of g 5 Build Power Amplifiers and Complete Sets X Phonograph Repairing HOTZ E g 305 Main St. Phone 407W Cgunty Clerk S Phone 914 Taxi Service 1. i 3 5 PARK SERVICE STATION Comp 'ments i Q F. K. 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