Elgin High School - Maroon Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

 - Class of 1917

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V. .535 Q54 Y V:--Qg'.fg.'-QfVS n 5,, f1gigg35aVvV,-:igH?ff3 'www '--.:,.::. x?n3Q!Z,53f:.Y , , 1 vb A wiv-ggi: JVQWf'S'fcf'?g"..,rfT? V mg, 1, ' J--55511 Vu , as K. fgafjii---.,flV.-33 gigs , V w .:R?,,V .V 'VHS-519 Eiaflnig' g' .P if . 1 fzvggigggglsi-gg, .. A A? --.-fm -3. g..-.V-::53,w1Y5?. - VQ.fL,j51Eq"jf33 Mk , t F 1 " V. 4 ' L' Q V13 3 -Vx ' V., . x '-135.5-115' .. wr . Q, L "4 f-liffisigm 55 ,"fflQj' 2 -'g Q-:.4?fff.1 5- vig., fu.. .ff V. WG!-I Q A 'QQ 'L f9l'l ! X ,uni F09 0 7 ix 'ULF gg, 4 ......, 'F 3 -J 6 1 .x O -N -A ' sg- 1 I I 4 W E R E k V 2 1 mm UN- Puau THE sHEn BY EIASSUF 119117 EL I HIG N GH SCHU J I V 'wi' W 1 v l 3 Grvvtingn To all the loyal friends of Elgin High School From the Maroon Staff 1 9 1 7 if L u 4 X X X X 1 X s - X N X DEDICATION To Miss Emmie U. Ellis whose helpful and sympathetic attitude in all her relations to school life has aided to make student life a pleasure, t li e Class of 1917 dedicate this book. 6 R 4 1 a i 3 X E ,X X 1 is 1 I X Eg 1 '1 'x x X V XX 7 x N 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 An Appreciation NTHUSIASTIC cooperation is the key-note to success in any enterprise great or small. And so it is with the " Maroon." Therefore, the success that this book has attained, is due to cooperation between not only the members of the staff-for they do not do all of the work-but also to others who have aided in its production. One who has helped us with a will is Mr. Emory J. Price, faculty advisor for the " Maroon." Xvere it not for his sound advice and sure judgment, gained by years of experience in this line, this book would probably not be. XVith all his enthusiasm and " pep " he " pushed " things to make it a success. Another person who deserves our heartiest thanks is Mr. Kramer, the photo- grapher. The photographic work constitutes the largest part of the book and if that were a failure, the whole book would be. But Mr. Kramer tended to that part of it. In a cooperative spirit he gave his time and the best of his art to us. Others who have directly aided us and to whom thanks are due are Miss Ellis, Eleanor Goble, Katherine Davery, the Messrs. Oakes, Gronberg, Larsen, Doseff, Abell and to the members of the Merchants' Association who have given us needed financial support. Lastly, we desire to thank the student body and faculty as a whole for their loyal support in our subscription campaign. Although it was not possible for every one to help in a direct way, yet they showed their attitude in this indirect method and never before was the subscription list so large. W 3551 , 'W C QNTI-:NT5 E gg!! Board of Education .... 10 W Faculty 13 ' Alumni , 24 li Seniors . 25 Juniors 57 Eg Sopliomores , 61 1E E333 Freslimen , 65 Society . 71 Dramatics , 79 K Music . 89 Military Tralnino 95 Athletics 101 Publications 135 Calendar 139 Jokes 149 Ads ' 163 rm: Qita aiaiaa a faessgn tsa 9 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Board of Education R. I. White, Superintendent M. M. Cloudman, President J. M. Manley, Seerelery Henry A. Rice F. H. 1V1cDonald Howard C. 1WIcNeil H. D. Barnes John E. Johnson J. H. Hanchett YV. E. Evans Geo. H. Anderson ' 1 P. C. Tyrrell J. M. Fletcher D. E. Postle 10 A l i b i ' 11 .Y ,fp X ,ffl A ff fQ:f?f75?5A ,AA ,, 1 ' Ni KX ,,.. ,, I. , X K -,, V VP wg if wif' fwx' Z 13 NV. L. GOBLE, B. S. Principal Pres. of Mirror Board Pres. of Northern Illinois High School Conference Member Athletic Board e I. H. OAKES ,E .l General Science 'iv ADAH A. PRATT, A. B. Mathematics Sophomore Class Treasurer ROXANA GOBLE, A. B., A. LI. Latin -1- EINIIWIE U. ELLIS Head of English Depart- ment Secretary of Mirror Board Faculty Critic of Mirror 14 T. A. LARSEN, A. B. Head of Mathematics De- partment Treasurer of Mirror Board Treasurer of Senior Class President of Athletic Board of Control Track Manager l ---' BESSIE B. BEMENT, NELLIE E. RICKERT, REATRICE IN. CONVLIN B. A. B. L. Public Speaking English Mathematics Dramatic Coach - i T EFFIE M. TULL, A. B., DANIEL GREEN VILLA B. SMITH, S. B. A. M. Former Manual Training Botany and Zoiilogy Phi Beta Kappa Teacher English Senior Poem and Song Committee 15 ' 95,-I . . .. .- xy 'I' ' ---,,.f,,n 6 --Y v JESSIE I. SOLOMON, E. J. PRICE, jr., Ph. B. E. J. EVANS, S. B. Ph. B. Head of History Depart- Physics Mathematics ment Track Coach Treasurer of Girls' Athletic Junior Class Treasurer Association Faculty Advisor of " Ma- ' room" t ' irv NELLIE E. PURKISS, ETHEL L. FARRELL, P. S. GILTNER Ph. B. B. S. Commercial Department History and Latin Commercial Department Manager of Basketball cam Athletic Board 16 L, F JOLLEY, B. PD. H. R. PECKMAN, B. S. P. D. HANCE Head of Commercial Dc- Chemistry Manual Training partment Manager of Football Team Secretary and Treasurer of Athletic Board Athletic Board of Control T T T P. E. TAYLOR S. C. MILLER, A. B., A. M. IRENE I-IUBBELL, A. B Manual Training History German - 17 MARTHA K. AULIE MARGARET E. CLAUDIA V. ABELL Girls' Gymnasium Instrnc- NEVVMAN, A B. Art tor English T F. S. ELRICK - ELIZABETH U. MARGARITE HUBBELL Manual Training GRISVVOLD, A. B. A. B Ass't Football Manager Commercial Department Mathematics Athletic Board 18 - C. O. GRONBERG CARRIE K. XVILLIFORD LAUNA B. THOMPSON Manual Training Librarian Household Arts Faculty Manager of Band v- Tit' ' MARY L. SMITH, B. A. GERTRUDE L. BRANDT IVAN DOSEFF, S. B. English and History Household Arts Physical Director and Coach Athletic Board 19 i- T Qui' GERTRUDE A. CLARA K. SCHAIBLE, MARGUERITE K. SALSMAN, B. A, A. B. SYLLA, A. B Spafiish, German and En- Commercial Department ' English and Algebra g is 1 . qv i C. H. XVATTS, A. B. MRS. GRACE HENRY E. COBB, B. S. Commercial VVHEELOCK Head of Manual Football and Basketball Music Training Dept. Coach, Lightweigfhts Director of Boys' and Girls' Gigs Indoor Baseball Glee Clubs and Orthcstra oac 1 . Athletic Board 20 EVELYN L. SERGEANT FORGIT SERGEANT HAYNIE, BOETTCH ER Secretary to Principal , U. S. A. U. S. A "1917" Farewell l At last my friends we finish, Our high school work is done, NVe think wc'rc educated But no, we've just begun. VVe now have for our journey In life, among the throng, Altho' you may not think it, Foundation, Firm and strong. Thru' study we've attained it, Altho' wc were afraid VVhen failure did pursue us That studying ne'er paid. But as the time was passing And wiser we became NVc knew that education Should help in bringing fame. XVe leave our Alma Mater That's helped us all the way, And all the things she's given VVe'll remember many a day. For as we read the "Annual," Events will reappear, Loyalty will be burning, And rooting we shall hear. VVe love our dear old High School Her goodly colors too, " Maroon and cream " we'll cherish VVl1ate'cr we think or do. The record we have made here Is wonderful and clean, So E. H. S. will surely Be proud of " seventeen." Tho' we are just as wondrous As any class of yore, VVe had our faults and troubles Accumulating lore. But always to our colors XVe will be firmly true, And tho' we're miles adrifted XVi'll honor " red and blue." Elizabeth C. Anderson, 'l7. 'f-f . use 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 In Memoriam Death but openeth a gate To joy, good-fame, and calm re- pose, From suffering which the years may bring, From every stormy wind that blows. This transient guest in mortal place, Has passed beyond our earthly view, And though we cannot see his face VVe know he lives in life anew. Hels only in the " other room," Yet, though we miss him every day VVe cannot think that he is dead, But feel he just has " gone away." And even if a parting sad, Leaves loving hearts a bit op- pressed, Time tempers all, and he is well: Wfhatever is, is always best. So let the deep grief be allayed, And hearts be reconciled to sorrow, Beyond the mystery pale of death, XVe'll meet our friend again-to- morrow ! Margery M. Tibbals '17 Youth greets the daybreak, flush with JO : Crownxed high with happiness and love, Stays through Life's dawn and slips away, To greater happiness above. 'Tis better so, they should not know The morning's toil, the noon-clay sun, Of suffering, defeat and toil, Of struggles to be lost or won. Far better in the morn's fresh hour, To leave before the day wax old, And bring the lagging afternoon, The evening dusk, or nightfall's cold. At sunrise when all hope is high, Each cloud is gold-no shadows fall, Youth lifts Life's cup to quaff a draught, The first--the sweetest one of all. Nov., 1916. XV hen sunset comes, illusions pale, Ambition's burdens weigh with care, Life weary grows with ceaseless toil, Age brmgs us many tasks to bear. VV e find behind each shining cloud, That showers stretch across the sky, Life's cup is not so full and sweet, As when in Youth it sparkled high. So let us then be glad for them, NVhose voices n o w to us a re stilled- Somewhere-b e y o n d-t o d a y, we know, Their dearest wishes are fulfilled! Margery Tibbals, January 26, 1917. 23 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Alumni Pot-Pourri HOSE who have come in Contact with the Alumni no doubt wonder how so much talent, genius and energy became concentrated in one class. The only answer we can give is, " the Powers that be, so ordained it." Wihen we entered High School as students we were unsophisticated and inno' cent and were thrown in contact with the egotistical upper elassmen who had more conceit and less knowledge than ourselves. Soon we scrambled into the ranks of the upper classmen and were then judged we suppose or we had judged. After progressing upward we reached the limits of the highest allowable High School attainments, were finally graduated and against our will forced to spread ourselves over the many portions of the earth and carry the name of Alumni forevermore. As a class we are the largest and are ever increasing. XVe think we have capabilities but are modest to express them. XN'e had a glorious past, are having ll magnificent present, and welcome all graduates to share it with us, but will leave our readers to judge as to whether a boundless future lies in store for us. Considering ourselves really incapable of the task of telling our complete history, as would a sage, we deem it wise for you to consult the oracle. You will find her sitting near her boiling kettle, meditating and muttering indistinctly the very familiar,- " Double, double, toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble." VVhile musing thus you stand by Gazing upon her with enchanted eye, Xkfaiting anxiously while the fagots roar, For the historical tale of the alumni of yore. Ralph E. Abell. 24 is , L Gb mm ' v W X Q mi,a EN10 132 I H I I E 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 IVIOTTO2 Be Not Simply Good, Be Good For Something. COLO RS: Red and Blue FLOWEI R2 Daisy 26 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 HISTORY OF THE CLASS OF 1917 OUR years ago the Elgin High School was enriched by the addition of about two hundred and eighty innocent children. At first we seemed absolutely hopeless, but very soon we began to show signs of intelligence. Before the end of the year our girls showed what they were made of by winning the indoor baseball tournament. After many report cards had rolled around we lost our greenness entirely and were initiated into the ,mysteries of second Hoof life. VVe celebrated this event by a Farmer's Party. Then the boys woke up and displayed the spirit of '17 by winning the Spillard basketball tournament, the Interclass track meet, and coming in second in the Interclass basketball tournament. Many of our num- ber began to show signs of dramatic ability in the Comedy Concert. In the beginning of our Junior year we organized and elected Lester Mc- Kinstry for our president. Then we chose our colors, navy blue and scarlet, and our motto, " Be not simply good, be good for something." This we have all lived up to to the best of our ability. Soon our pennant, the finest in the land, was hanging on the wall of 311, and our self satisfaction was unimpeachable. This same pennant became involved in a never-to-be-forgotten flag war against the Seniors. This year our members were to be found in every activity of the school. To the football men we gave a very successful reception in the form of a masquerade. VV e showed the public what we could do in our Junior play " Shakespeare's Sweethearts." Our musical ability was brought out in the " Egyptian Princess," and " Melusina " in which the " seventeeners " were conspicuous. This time we really won the Interclass basketball tournament. An unusual opportunity wa.s presented to our boys to take two weeks mili- tary training at Culver Military academy. Needless to say several took advan- tage of it, and later became officers in the cadet corps to which our class was the first to belong. At tl1e end of the year we entertained the Seniors at a picnic at the Country Club. Even they said they enjoyed it and it was one of the most successful events of commencement. And then we were absolutely prepared to dominate the school in our lordly position as the Senior Class of 1917. Many classes have come and gone, but never such a one as we were. After much meditation and cogitation we elected Nellis Clark to steer our bark fship of statej to commencement, Leroy Spillard was elected vice president, and Esther Tuthill secretary. VVishing to distinguish ourselves from inferiors we designed red and blue ties and sweaters. Our invincible girls came to the front again and won the Volley ball, and Indoor baseball tournaments. XV e were the first class to have a volley ball tourna- ment and we surely grasped our opportunity. After the faculty had entertained us with a delightful theater party, we " paid them back " with an original Allied Bazaar. A11 of the allies surely ought to be famous after being represented in that party. Our class play, " Pomander VValk " was extremely successful both from a financial and dramatic standpoint. " Princess Bonnie," too, will long be remem- bered as one of the successes of the class of '17 for all of the soloists were Sen- iors. Oli! we nearly forgot the chocolate bars by which we earned part of the money for this Annual. How many " indigestious " feasts we had behind our books. Ever anxious to be good for something, our boys have been the first to enlist to serve their country. Surely they are helping make the history of the nation as well as the class. So here's to the class of '17, the best class in the land. 27 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Class Poem On looking back it scarcely seems, That four short years have glided by, Since we, as lonely Freshmen, small, First entered here at Elgin High. But true it is, at last has come, Long dreamed of "graduation day," The time which to us all has seemed, However near, so far away. For memory's sake, we must admit, lVe'd like to longer linger here, And yet we'd not turn back the page, To start again our Freshman year. XVe know that oft, in future years VVe'll think of Elgin High with praise, And looking back, live o'er again The happy times of High School days. But still, Ambition calls us on, To press through graduation's gate, Into the world, to wider fields, lVhere we may work, or play, or wait. The lessons learned, and i d e a l s gained, These four short years in E. H. S., VV ill make us better fit, we think, To meet defeat, and win success. O, Alma Mater, thanks we give, For dreams and visions thou hast shown, For loyal friends and teachers dear, A school we're proud to call our own! Dear school, we all must say fare- well, Our High School life we leave be- hind, Oh, may We not forget these years, But each impression keep in mind. To those who in our foot-steps tread, XVe'll say, "we wish you all suc- cess, In work, in play, we hope you may, Be ever true to E. H. S." Margery M. Tibbals '17. NELLIS CLARK-" Red." "Fearless minds climb soonest unto crowns"-Shakespeare. President Senior Class, Business Manager Maroon. Inter- class Basketball '16, '17, Committees: Fac- ulty Party, Annual Fund. LEROY SPILLARD-" Pedief' " They can, because they think they can." -Vergil. Interclass Basketball '16, '17, In- terclass Track '14, '15, '16, Junior Class Play, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Melusina, Vice President Senior Class, Asst. Business Manager of Maroon, Committees: Color, Faculty Party. ESTHER TUTHILL-" Tut." " So thou, like rose bud, young and gay." -Burns. Secretary of-Senior Class, Glee Club, Comedy Concert, Princess Bonnie, Melusina, Ruth, Junior Class Play, Junior Issue of Mirror, Baseball '14, '15. '16, '17, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '1S. '16, Commit- tees: Sophomore Party, Class Picnic, Fac- ulty Party. DONALD ADKINS-" Don." " I love tranquil solitude, and such soci- ety as is quiet, wise, and good "-Shelley. Band '16-'17, Orchestra '13, Comedy Con- cert '16-'17, Boys Mirror Staff, Committees: Sophomore Party, Class Flower, Faculty Party. ELIZABETH ANDERSON-" Liz." " So many worlds-so much to do, so lit- tle done such things to be "-Tennyson. Junior Class Play, Melusina, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert '17, Indoor Baseball '15, '16, '17, Volley Ball '17, Gym Exhibi- tions '14, '15, '16, '17, Ruth, Faculty Party. HELEN ATHERTON-" Ignatzf' " As merry as the day is long "-Shake- speare. Glee Club '16, '17, Princess' Bon- nie, Comedy Concert, Girls Mirror Staff, Antigone, Ruth, Sophomore Party, Class Yell, Go1f '16. 29 ALBERT BAILEY-" Alb." " To climb steep hills requires slow pace at Hrst "--Shakespeare. Track team '16, '17, Interelass Basketball '17, Committees: Class History, Faculty Party. DONALD BARCLAY-" DOll.,, "Since life fleets all is change-the past gone-seize today "-Browning. Basketball '17, Interclass Basketball '13, '14, '15, Inter- class Baseball '16, Junior Class Play, Song Committee. FRANK BAILEY-" VVorry." " Courage mounteth with occasion "- Shakespeare. Interclass Basket Ball '16, '17, Comedy Concert '17, Junior Class Play, Sen- ior Class Play, Glee Club '17, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Committees: Junior Party, Senior Reception, Faculty Party. 1-Q.-' - V VIOLET BECKER-" Vi." . " Maiden with the meek brown eyes, in whose orbs a shadow lies, like the dusk in evening skies "-Longfellow. Junior Class Play, Junior Scholarship, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Ruth, Gym Ewhibition '13, '14, Com- mittees: Faculty Party, Class History. SALOY BENDTSEN-" Kelley." " And kind as kings upon their coronation day "-Dryden. GVVENDOLEN BELL-'4 Gwen? "I see thine eye would emulate the dia- mond, thou hast the right arched beauty of the brow "-Shakespeare. Martha, Junior Class Play, Ruth, Antigone, Melusina, Sen- ior Class Play, Committees: Sophomore Party, Faculty Party, Rough Neck Party, Junior Reception. 30 OTEY BENTE-" Fizz." "XVrite mc as one who loves his fellow men "-Leigh Hunt. Junior Reception, Football '14, '16, Truck '15, '16, Baseball '15, AMANDA BERGGREN-" Mandy." " The hand that hath made you good hath made you fair"-Shakespeare. Gym Exhi- bitions '13, '14, '15, '16. HAROLD BOWEN-"Bowen." "Things won are doneg joy's soul lies in the doing "-Shakespeare. Football '14, '15, '16, Interclass Basketball '14, '15, Class Pic- nic Committee. ELEANOR BULL-" Sally." " To know her is to love her "-Burns. Melusina, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Gym Ex- hibitions 'l4, '15, '16, '17, Glce Club, Captain Ball '16, Princess Bonnie. MILDRED BURNS. "Silence is the perfectest herald of joy " -Shakespeare. Melusina, Ruth, Gym Ex- hibitions 'l4, '15, ELVVIN BRADLEY. "I count life just a stuff to try tl1e soul's strength on "-Browning. Junior Class Play. 31 EUGENE BURGER. " And muse on Nature with a poet's eye ' -Campbell. Junior Class Play, Melusina, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert, Facul- ty Party. VVILBUR BRIDGE-" Blub." " There is no wisdom like frankness"- Disraeli. Junior Class Play, Comedy Con- cert, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Football '17, Track '15, '17. Interclass Basketball '16, '17, Glee Club, Facultv Party. RALPH BROVVN--" Brownie." "VVe're made so that we love "-13rown- ing. Junior Class Play, Junior Vice Presi- dc11t, Culver Camp, Freshman-Sophomore Deelamation Contest, lnterelass Basketball '14, '15, Basketball '15, '16, lnterclass Track '14, '15, Track '14, '15, '16, '17, 2nd, Lieut. High School Cadets, Committees: Junior Constitution, Junior Reception, Class Yell. XVALTER BROVVN-" Fat." " My heart is true as steel"--Shakespeare. Melusina, Comedy Concert, Culver Camp, Mirror Staff, 2nd, Sergeant, High School Cadets, Committee: Faculty Party. HESTER CARBAUGH. " Her checks are like the blushing cloud that beautiiies Aurora's face"-Lodge. Jun- ior Class Play, Comedy Coneert, Glee Club, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Commits tees: Class Flower, Annual Fund, Faculty Party, Princess Bonnie. VIVIAN CARBAUGH-" We Wee." "As sweet and musical as bright Apollo's lute "-Shakespeare. Melusina, Egyptian Princess, Princess Bonnie, Ruth, Orchestra, Comedy Concert '14, '15, '16, '17, Gym Exhi- bitions '15, '16, '17, Accompanist for Girls and Boys Glee Club, Committee: Junior Pow-wow. 32 JEANETTE CASPERSEN. "I saw thee eye the gen'ral mirth with boundless love"-Burns. Melusina, Ruth, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, Faculty Party. MILDRED COON-" Mil." " Her eyes were fair-ah, very fair, her beauty made me glad."-Xvordsworth. Jun- ior Class Play, Melusina, Comedy Concert, Orchestra '14, '15, Glee Club '16, '17, Egyp- tian Princess, Princess Bonnie, Gym Ex- hibition '14, Committees: Baccalaureate, Faculty Party. GEORGE CARLSON-" Yatzf' " Things done well and with a care, ex- empt themselves from fear "-Shakespeare. Interclass Basketball '17, Announcement Committee. COFUNDASELLE COOK-" Date." " In thy heart the dew of youth, on thy lips the smile of truth "-Longfellow. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, Indoor Baseball '14, '15, '16, '17, Melusina, Junior G-fee Club, Faculty Party. . ORLANDO COOK-" Buzz." " Riglitly to be great, is not to stir with- out great argument "-Shakespeare. Culver Camp, Football '14, '15, '16, Basketball '14, '15, '16, '17, Interclass Basketball '14, '15, lnterclass Baseball '15, '16, '17, Track '16. Committees: Class Day Picnic, Faculty Party. PAUL CLENDENING-" Clem." " ln all thy humors whether grave or mel- low, thou'rt such a touchy, testy. pleasant fellow "-Addison. Football '13, '14, '15, '16, Interclass Basketball '13, '14, '15, '16, Bas- ketball '15, '16, '17, Baseball '12, Track '13, '14, '15, '16, Athletic Council '15, '16, Culver Camp, Sophomore Party. ' 33 MAURICE COPELEY. " Thought is the soul of act"-Browning. High School Cadets, Orchestra '14, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert, Decoration Committee. LOIS CULVER. "Humility, that low sweet root from which all heavenly virtues shoot"--Moore. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Captain Ball '16, Ruth. JAMES CRAVVFORD-"Jim." "And gladly would he learn and gladly h-fi teach "-Chaucer. Junior Class Play, Chimes of Normandy, Martha, Ruth, Or- chestra '14, '15, '16, '17, Band '16, '17, Faculty Party. EARL DOBLER-" Dobe." "Bright star would I were steadfast as thou art."-Keats. lst. Sgt. High School Cadets, Committees: Class Poem, Faculty Party, Class Play Scenery. HAZEL DANNER-" Danny." " Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate " -Spenser. Melusina, Gym Exhibitions '13, '15, Comedy Concert, Princess Bonnie, Jun- ior Class Plav, Ruth, Committees: An- nouncement, Faculty Party. KATHERINE DAVERY-" Kate." " She comes by grace of her address, by the sweet music of her face "-Newman. Junior Class Play, Melusina, Comedy Con- cert '15, '17, Ruth, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, Junior Scholarship, Mirror Staff, Faculty Party. 34 EVELYN DEHN-" Ev." " In her experience all her friends ,relied ' -Crabbe. Gym' Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, Captain Ball '16, Melusina. ELLEN DOLBY-"Al," " Gentle of speech, but absolute of rule " -Longfellow. Volley Ball '17, Captain Ball '16, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, Mc- lusina, Ruth, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Jun- ior Glee Club, Class Picnic. CLARENCE EGGERT-" Eggertf' " His heart and hand both open and both free "-Shakespeare. Athletic Editor Ma- roon, Ruth,'Princess Bonnie, Glce Club, Junior Class Play, Track '16, Interclass Basketball '16, '17, Basketball Squad, Com- mittees: Motto, Candy, Faculty Party. ELLEN EKHOLM. " The light of love-the purity of grace, thebmind-the music breathing from her face "-Byron. Melusina, Ruth. DOROTHY DEVINE-" Dottie." "She's all my fancy painted her-She's lovely-She's divine "-M e e. Melusina, Ruth, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, Comedy Concert, Annual Fund, Faculty Party. LEON ETNYRE-"Jake" " Unbounded courage and compassion joined "-Addison. Junior Class Play, Sen- ior Class Play, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Glee Club, Interclass Basketball '13, Basketball '14, '16, CCapt.j '17, Football '13, '14, '15, '16, Track '16, '17, Faculty Party. 35 y MILDRED ENGELBRECHT. "Oh, the heart is zi free and fetterlcss thing-a wave of the ocean-a bird on the wing"-Pardoe. Mclusina, Ruth, Comedy Concert, Junior Glee Club. BERNARD FOLEY. uEnsouled by ancient quietness."-Rus- sell. VERNA FALLSTAD-" Vern." " Oh this learning, what a thing it is! "- Shakespeare. Junior Class Play. Melusina, Junior Scholarship, Girl's Issue of Mirror, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, Volley Ball '16, Faculty Party. Q CLARA FITCHIE-" Fritz." " The laughter in her eyefthat o'er her facc in ripples gleamed and' g1auced"- Longfellow. Egyptian Princess, Melusina, Glee Club '16, '17, Junior Class Play, Com- edy Concert '16, '17, Princess Bonnie, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, Captain Ball '16, Faculty Party. GLEN GABLE. " Principle is ever my motto-not expedi- ency "-Disracli. Chimes of Normandy, Ruth, Band, Orchestra, Glee Club. FRANCES FITCI-IIE-" Sunny jim." " Her face as the great eye of heaven shined bright and made a sunshine in the shady place "-Spenser. Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Egyptian Princess, Me- lusina, Glee Club '16, '17, Declamation Con- test, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Junior Schol- arship, Gym Exhibitions '14, Princess Bon- nie, Mirror Staff, Committees: Sophomore Party, Faculty Party. 36 ALYS GARTLAND. "A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge "-Carlyle. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Melusina, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Faculty Party, Junior Glee Club. ELMER GIERTZ. " Wfhere I could not be honest, I never yet was valiant "-Shakespeare. Invitation Committee, Indoor Baseball '15, '16, LYDIA GOELTENBOTH-" Lyd." "Joy rises in me like a summer's morn " -Coleridge. Captain Ball '16, 'Volley Ball '17, Indoor Baseball '17, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Melusina, Ruth, Baccalaureate Committee. ELEANOR GOBLE--" El." 'i That like I best that flies beyond my reach-set me toseale the high pyramides " -Marlowe. Mirror Staff, Ruth, Senior Class Play, Junior Class Play, Comedy Con- cert '1S, '17, Reading Contest, Captain Ball '16, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, Junior Scholarship, Faculty Party, Reader at U. of C. Contest. ' EMERSON GOBLE-" Emmief' " Young, valiant, wise, and no doubt right royal"-Shakespeare. Orchestra '13, '14, '15, '16, Band '15, '16, '17, Martha, Chimes of Normandy, Junior Class Play, Military Training Camp, Culver,i Faculty Party, Princess Bonnie. DOROTHY GOULD-" Dot." " Blue were her eyes as the fairy flax- her cheeks like the dawn of day "-I..ong- fellow. Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Ruth, Girl's Mirror Staff, Committees: Junior Reception, Sophomore Party, Pow- wow, Faculty Party, Memoriam. 37 RUTH GRADY. " Oh, woman, in our hours of easc-uncer- tain, coy and hard to please "-Scott. Fac- ulty Party. ' ROBERT HEROLD. ' " I'lI warrant him hcart-whole."-Shakes- peare. Faculty Party. MABEL GILTNER. " lvith what serene unconsciousness ye wear the triple crown of youth and beauty " -Longfellow. Class Poem. GLENDORA GRAVES. " Dark were her eyes-yet how softly they gleamed beneath the brown shade of her trcsses"-Longfellow. Junior Class Play, Pow-wow, Comedy Concert, Glee Club, Princess Bonnie, Melusina, Ruth. AUBREY HESSE-" Orb." " The kindest man, the best condition'd and nnwearied spirit in doing courtesies' -Shakespeare. Faculty Party. MARJORIE GRAVES-" Marge." "And grace that won who saw to wish her stay "-Milton. Gym Exhibitions '13, '15, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Captain Ball '16, Volley Ball '17, Ruth, Committees: Candy, Senior Tie, Faculty Party. 33 ALICE GROSS. " She buildcd better than she knew, the conscious stone to beauty grew "-Emerson Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16. LA VERE HINES. "It is a. world to see"-Lyly. Faculty Party. ' FRANCES GRONBERG. " My true love hath my heart, and I have his, by just exchange, one for another giv- en "--Sidney. Associate Editor Maroon, Junior Class Play, Junior Scholarship, Com- edy Concert. Princess- Bonnie, Glee Club, Gym Exhibitions '14, Faculty Party. HARRY I-IITZEMAN-" Spec." "I for man's effort am zealous "-Brown- ing. Comedy Concert, Faculty Party. CHARLOTTE HADLOCK-" Chick." " She seemed as happy as a wave that dances to the sea"-Wordsworth. Secretary Junior Class, Baseball '14, '15, '16, '17, Junior Class Play, Melusina, Egyptian Princess. Glee Club, Princess Bonnie, Maroon Staff, Junior Mirror Staff, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Com- mittees: Sophomore Party, Junior Recep- tion, Faculty Party, Class Will. CHARLIE HARPER. " Her voice was ever soft, gentle and low, an excellent thing in woman"-Shakespeare Indoor Baseball '14, '15, '16, '17, Melusina, Junior Mirror StaFf, Glee Club, Egyptian Princess, Comedy Concert, Junior Class Play, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, '17, Mirror Board, Maroon Staff, Princess Bon- nie, Ruth, Committees: Sophomore Party, Junior Reception, Class 'Memorial. ' 39 l l MARY HAYES. " In her face the light is mild as though the heart within her smiled." Gym Exhibi- tions '15, '16, '17, Glee Club, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Concert, Reading Contest, Committees? Faculty Party, Annual Fund. HAROLD HUNT. "XVe know what we are, but know not what we may be "-Shakespeare. ELSA HELLBERG. " I'll be merry and free-1'll be sad for nae-body"-Burns. Melusina, Ruth, Com- edy Concert, Junior Glec Club, Declamation Contest, Faculty Party. FLORENCE HOLDEN-" Floss." "As airy and blithe as a blithe bird in air."-Meredith. Junior Class Play, Mel- usina, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Con- cert, Glee Club, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Committees: Sophomore Party, Junior Reception, Faculty Party, Class Song. t CLINTON IRVVIN--" Clint." " Mine honor is my life "--Shakespeare. High School Cadets, Senior Color Sgt., Committees: Faculty Party, Class Day, 2 yrs. at Notre Dame Academy. Joined U. S. Army. DOROTHY HUBBARD-" Dot." " Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety"--Shakespeare. Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, '17, Dec'ama- tion Contest, Comedy Concert '15, '16, '17, Glee Club, Egyptian Princess, Princess Bonnie, Junior Class Play, Ruth, Maroon Staff, Captain Ball '16, Volley Ball '17, Reading Contest Aurora, Motto Commit- tee, Grant Essay. A . 40 DARVVIN JOHNSON. . "I love my fellow creatures-I do all the good I can "-Gilbert. Junior Scholarship Culver, Alternate. JEAN JOHNSON. " Her loveliness I never knew until she smiled on me."-Coleridge. EVERETT JOHNSON-" Swede." "All I aspired to bc, and was not, com- forts me"-Browning. Lightweight Bas- ketball 'l7, 11ltCl'C11lSS liasketbzxll '17, Mcl- usina. GARNET KERN-" Colonel." " Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit." -Shakespeare. Gym Exhibitions '13, Junior Glee Club, Ruth, Comedy Concert. PAUL JOHNSON. " One can't tear out one's heart and show it-how sincere a thing it is!"-Browning DOLOSSA KRETSCHMER-" Dolof' "Still climbing after knowledge infinite." -Marlowe. 1NIZ11'0Ol1.S1ZE'lE, Comedy Con- cert '16, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17 Melusina, Ruth, Junior Scholarship. n 41 P I l 1 T i 1 OSVVALD KELLER-" Oz." 1 "Act well your part-there all the hon- our lies "-Pope. Senior Class Play, Jun- 1 ior Class Play, Comedy Concert '16, '17, i Band '16, '17, Football '14, Committees: A Annual Fund, Faculty Party. , I LAURETTA LEITNER. 1 " But eyes and ears, and every thought, were by her sweet perfections caught"- Roydon. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, Ruth, 1 Melusina. I l WALTER KIVNNEY-" wwf' "A merrier man I never spent an l1our's talk withal "-Shakespeare. Princess Bon- nie, junior Class Play, Chimes of Nor- I mandy, Glee Club '15, '16, '17, Band '15, '16, Q '17, Orchestra '14, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Track '16, '17, Interelass Basketball '16, '17, i Committees: Class Song, Faculty Party. 1 V RUTH LEVERENZ-" Rufus." i " The sweetest garland to the sweetest maid "-Tickell. Melusina, Comedy Con' cert '16, Ruth. l CLARENCE LASHER-" Lash." "A man that Fortune's buffets and re- wards hath ta'en with equal thanks."- Shakespeare. Band, Committee: Junior Re- ception, Interclass Basketball '16, '17, Fac- ulty Party, Junior Class Play, Princess Bonnie. MIRIAM MARSHALL-" IvIim." " And grasps the skirts of happy chance, and breasts the blows of circumstance "- i Tennyson. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, Indoor Baseball '14, Melusina, Ruth, Com- edy Concert '16, '17, Committees: Class ' Flower, Class Song, Faculty Party. ' 42 1 1 I I NORMAN LUNDGREN-" Swede." "Hang sorrow-care will kill a cat, and therefore let's be merry "-Wither. Track '16, '17, Interclass Track, Glee Club '15, '16, '17, Melusina, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Fac- ulty Party. IRENE MCDONALD-" I." " Today, whatever may annoy the world for me is Joy-just simple Joy"--Bangs. Ruth, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert, Committees: Faculty Party, Senior Girls Emblem. VVALTER LINDGREN-"Uppings." " He lives, who thinks most-feels the noblest, acts the best "-Bailey. Interclass Basketball '16, '17, Football '16, Junior Class Play, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Con- Cert. MARGARET MCENERNEY. " Oh, you marvelonsly modest maiden!" --Tennyson. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Melusina, Ruth. KENNETH MASON-" Doc." "I dare do all that may become a man" --Shakespeare. Orchestra '15, '16, '17, Glce Club, Band '16, '17, Melusina, Ruth, Prin- cess Bonnie, Indoor Baseball '15, Interclass Basketball '16, '17, Boy's Issue of Mirror, Faculty Party. - MARY McKENZIE-" Mac." " Lost in sweet dreams, and dreaming of her love "-Tennyson. Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Committees: Jun- ior Reception, Decoration of Auditorium for Graduation Night. 43 LEONARD MATTESON-" Len." " Thoughts are inightier than strength ot hands "-Sophocles. Melusina, Ruth, Fac- lllty Party. DOROTHY MITCHELL--" Dot." " The light upon her face, shines from the windows of another world-saints only have such faces "-Longfellow. VVinner ol Junior Scholarship, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, Assistant Librarian, Junior Play, Sen- ior Play, Glee Club, Melusina, Associate Editor of Mirror. CDeceased.J LESTER McKINSTREY-" Mae." " The gentle mind by gentle deeds is known-for a man by nothing is so well betrayed-as by his manners "-Spenser. lnterclass Basketball '13, '14, '15, '17, Cap- tain '14, Indoor Baseball '15, '16, President Junior Class, Basketball squad '16, '17. EDWARD METCALF-" Ted." " He iscomplete in feature and in mind, with all good grace to grace a gentleman " -Shakespeare. Junior Class Play, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Concert, Athletic Editor Mirror, Glee Club, Committees: Faculty Party, Junior Pow-wow, Invitation. MARGARET MUETTERTIES-"Mut." " Thy modesty's a candle to thy merit " --Fielding. Melusina, Ruth, Invitation Committee, Volley Ball '17, Gym Exhibi- t'ons '14, '15, '16, '17. HARRY MCQUEEN-" Farmer." "The future I may face, now I have proved the past."-Browning. Editor-im chief of Mirror, Junior Issue, Junior Class Play, Comedy Concert '16, 517, Melusina, Band '15, '16, '17, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Culver Training Camp, Glee Club '15, '16, '17, Track '16, '17, Interclass Basketball '17, Committees: Annual Staff, Faculty Party. 44 COLEMAN MILLER. , "lVisc to resolve, ,and patient to per- form "-Pope. Faculty Party. FRANCES CYDONNELL. "A light heart lives long."-Shakespeare. JAMES MINK-"Jim," " It is excellent to have a giant's strength."-Shakespeare. Interclass Bas- ketball '15, '16, Baseball '15, 16, Football '15, '16, Faculty Party. CHARLES NASH-" Farmer." "Silence is deep as Eternity"-Carlyle. Track '16, '17, Faculty Party. ALBERT NIEDER. " lve will answer all things faithfully."- Shakcspeare. Interclass Basketball '16, Chem. Assistant. MARGARET PEGLER-" Peg." " She is fair, she is young C011 is she not? Sayl To love and be loved!"-Meredith. Junior Class Play, Princess Bonnie, Com- edy Concert '15, '16, '17, Glee Club '16, '17, Ruth, Sophomore Declamation Contest, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, Reading Contest -Alternate, Committees: Faculty Party, Sophomore Party, Junior Program. .45 DONALD NORTON-" Don." "He was a very perfect, gentle knight." -Chaucer. DUDLEY NISH-"Dud." " As blithe a man as you could see on a spring holiday."-Wordsworth. Interclass Basketball '17, Melusina, Ruth, Commit- tees: Announcement, Class Day, Faculty Party. ,IEANETTE PRETOT. "And I oft have heard defended-little said is soonest mended "-VVitl1er. Gym Exhibitions '15, '16. WILLIAM O'CONNOR-" Bill." "A good heart is better than all "-Lyt- ton. Football '15, '16, Interclass Basket- ball '15, '16, Basketball '16, '17, Glee Club, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Princess Bonnie. WESLEY OLLMAN--"XVes." " And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared "-Pope. Junior Class Play, Junior Scholarship, Junior Issue of Mirror, Asso- ciate Editor Maroon Staff, Committees: Class Poem, Faculty Party. MARGARET RICE-" Meg." " And mistress of herself, though China fall "-Pope. Sophomore D e cl a rn a tio n Contest, Comedy Concert '15, '16, '17, Ruth, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, '17, Base- ball '15, '16, '17, Volley Ball '17, Junior Class Play, Melusina, Egyptian Princess, Mirror Staff, Princess Bonnie, Glee Club, Winner of Good Roads Essay, Committees: Faculty Party, Junior Motto. 46 EDWARD PALM-" Ed." " And still the center of his cheek is red as a ripe cherry."-VVordsworth. Comedy Concert, Football '15, Intcrclass Basketball '15, '16, '17, Spillard Tournament '16, '17, Faculty Party. ELEANOR ROVELSTA D-" El." "All the face composed of Flowers, we say "-Browning. Melusina, Gym Exhibi- tions '14, '15, '16, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Volley Ball '16, Captain Ball '17, Class Day Program. ROBERT ROSS-" Bobby." "I do get strength from being thrust to wall"-Browning. Football '13, 15, '16, Baseball '13, '14, Interclass Basketball '15, Track '14. I FLORENCE RILEY--" Irish." "A face with gladness overspread, soft smiles, by human kindness bred"-VVords- worth. Melusina, Ruth, Glee Club, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Concert, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Baseball '14, '15, '16, Maroon Staff, Junior Class Play, Committees: Sophomore Party, Junior Reception, Fac- ulty Party. LLOYD ROVELSTAD. " Virtue is bold, and goodness never fear- ful "-Shakespeare. Senior 'Class P la y, Comedy Concert, Boys Issue of Mirror, Faculty Party. HELEN SANVTELLE-" Zip." " She doeth little kindnesses, which most leave undone, or despise."-Lowell. Mel- usina, Ruth, Comedy Concert, Glee Club, Princess Bonnie, Class History Committee. 47 PEARL SENSOR-" Spareribs " "A sweet attractive kind of grace-a full assurance given by looks "-Roydon. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, Ruth, Melusina, Com- edy Concert '16, '17, Faculty Party. JOHN ROYER-" '1ck." "Therefore I stand on my integrity "- Browning. Glee Club, Ruth, Princess Bon- nie, Junior Class Play, joined U. S. Army. ADA SHALES. " Grace was in all her steps, in every ges- ture dignity and love."-Milton. XVINNIFRED SHOLES-" VVinnie.' " Her smile is. the sweetest that ever was seen "-Ryan. Comedy Concert, Ruth, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, Junior Glce Club. HAROLD SCHIELDS--" Sternroydf' " It is the mind that makes the man"- Ovid.. Comedy Concert, Senior Class Play. OLIVE SHEPHERD. ' " The secret of success is constancy to purpose "-Disraeli. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15. y 48 VVENONAH SMAILES-" Nona." " The noblest mind the best contentment has "-Spenser. Orchestra '14, '15, '17, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Ruth. Martha, Comedy Concert, Princess Bonnie. OSBORNE SHEPHEARD-"Ozzy." " He from Whose lips divine persuasion flows"-Homer. Culver Camp, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert, High' School Cadets, Cornoral, Senior Reading Contest, Extemporaneous Contest. HELEN SHIRLEY--" Shirley." " Those true eyes-too pure and too hon- est in aught to disguise "-Meredith. Prin- cess Bonnie, Glee Club, Junior Play, Ruth, Comedy Concert '15, 17, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Indoor Baseball '15, '16, '17, Faculty Party. . GLADYS SMITH-" Big Six." " Happy am I, from care 1 am free, why aren't they all contented like me?"-Liu Bayadcrc. Baseball '14, '15, '16, '17, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Volley Ball '16, Maroon Staff, Comedy Concert, Melusina, Junior Glee Club, Designer of Class Peu- nant, Committees: Class Color, Faculty Party. U KASPER SKCHMIDT-" Cap." ' "And when a lady's in the case-you know all other things give place."-Gay Faculty Party. LOIS SMITH-" Schmittyf' "A good heart's worth gold."-Shakes- pearc. Comedy Concert, Glee Club, Indoor Baseball '14, '15, '16, '17, Volley Ball '17, Ruth, Princess Bonnie, Junior Mirror Staff, Joke Editor Maroon, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, Committees: Junior Pow-wow, Class VVill. 49 EDYNIN SECOMBE. " Steel true and blade straight."-Stcvem son. Nat. Guards. HELEN STARRING-H Skinny." "A lovely lady, garmented in light, from her own beauty."-Shelley. Glcc Clu b, Princess Bonnie, Comedy Concert, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '17, Poem Committee. BERNICE STICKLING-" Bea." "A kind and gentle heart she had, to comfort friends and foes."-Goldsmith. Junior Scholarship, Junior Girls Glee Club, Comedy Concert, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Ruth, Honorable Mention Grant Essay. ADA SVVANSON--"Aid." " For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds."-Congreve. Indoor Baseball '14, Comedy Concert, Gym Exhibitions '14, '15. EDVVARD SOUTH.-XRD-" Suds." "VVhoe'er excels in what we prize, ap- pears a hero in our eyes "-Swift. Football '13, '14, '15, '16, Basketball '16, '17, Track '15, '16, '17, Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert '16, '17, Culver Camp, High School Cadet Captain, Inter- class Baseball, Committees: Memorial, Faca ulty Party. MADORA TODD-" Toddyf' " To those who know thee not, no words can paint, and those who know thee, know all words are faint."-More. Junior Class Play, Junior Glee Club, Melusina, Comedy Concert, Gym Exhibitions '13, '14, '15, '16, Candy Committee. if 1 50 MARGERY TIBBALS-" Midge." " The love of learning, the sequestered nooks and all the sweet serenity of books." -Longfellow. Associate Editor Maroon, Senior Class Play, Junior Class Play, Jun- ior Glee Club, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Fac- ulty Party, Extemporaneous Contest, 2 yrs. in Milwaukee High. ARTHUR TREDUP-" Art." " Every man has his fault, and honesty is his."-Shakespeare. Band '16, '17, Junior Class Play, Comedy Concert '16, Mclusina, Faculty Party. GILBERTA TURNBULL. "She moves a goddess, and she looks a queen."-Pope. Ruth, Art Editor of Ma- roon, Gym Exhibition '13, Decoration Com- mittee, Scenery of Senior Play, 1 yr. in Acad. of Fine Arts. ANTOINETTE TURNER-t' Tony." "There is a sweet and nameless grace, floating about her form and face." Glee Club, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Committees: Girls Emblem, Class Day, 2 yrs. in Aurora Academy. CARLOS VALENTINE-" Major." " Your deeds are known--in deeds that kindle glory from the stone."--Schiller. Football '16, Basketball '17, Junior Class Play, Interclass Basketball '14, '15, '16, '17, Chairman of E Men's Club, Faculty Party '16, '17, Machine Shop Scholarship. LEONORA VOLSTORFF. "Of manners gentle, of affections mild." -Pope. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15. 51 HAROLD VVEHLING-" VVehling." '1 If honor calls, where she points thc way -the sons of honor follow and obey."- Churchill. Editor-in-chief of Maroon, Mir- ror Board, Football '15, '16, Track '15, Com- mittees: Rough Neck Party, Faculty Party. 2 yrs. in Proviso Twp. High School. BERNICE NVADE. 1'VVhat will not woman, gentle woman do, when strong affection stirs her spirit up?"-Southey. Gym Exhibitions '14, '15, '16, '17, Faculty Party. GERTRUDE VVEHRLE--" Gert." "A sweet content passing all wisdom or its fairest flower."-Horne. CO RA VVELCI-I--" Codie." "A voice soft and sweet-as a tune that o11e knows."-Meredith. Sophomore Decla- mation Contest, Glee Club, Princess Bon- nie, Comedy Concert, Ruth, Gym Exhibi- tion '13. MARGARET VVELLER--" Peggy." " The fairest garden in her looks, and in her mind the wisest books."-Cowley. Comedy Concert '16, '17, Ruth, Melusina. CECIL WRIGHT--" Squeaksf' " Young though I am, I still may judge arightf'-Shakespeare. Comedy Concert '15, Junior Issue of Mirror. 52 l BENNO YACKLEY. " Not in rewards, but in the strength to strive the blessing lies"-Trowbridge. Beansejour, Manitoba, Can., 3 yrs. ALVIRA YOUNG-"Alvi." " She was dark-haired, dark-eyed, Oh, such dark eyes."-Tennyson. Gym Exhibi- tions '14, '15. HENRY YOUNG-"Henny." " The great end of life is not knowledge, but action."-Huxley. Band '16, '17, Com- edy Concert '16, '17, Track Squad '16, '17, Faculty Party. RICHARD YODER--J' Dick." " He was ever precise in promise keep- ing."-Shakespeare. Senior Class Play, Comedy Concert, Track '15, '16, '17, Inter- class Basketball '16, '17, Faculty Party. HELEN VVOODRUFF-" Woody." " Ah, gracious lady-you know I have not words to speak your praise "-Longfel- low. Freshman-Sophomore Declamation Contest, Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Mirror Staff, Indoor Baseball '15, '16, '17, Reading Contest, Comedy Concert '14. '15, Committees: Sophomore Party, Junior Party, Junior Pow-wow, Faculty Party. 53 Q- OE E NIE Ju '-I 30 -E QI:-I -N ':: 2 H.. 335 39 4:2 Qs H: E3 0 30 'Q E .eff 29 CD51 mi' SS a E I-1 Q3 C11 U 1: 0 aw Ii i .: E 5 aa C3 I E e 2 P4 -CI as m ra 1- 4 : Q 4 nz.. C3 sz 4 un fe QQ 352 I-N .. c .: 1 E Eg W .Sm , 'O Y 59 w lni me E Y -J 4 I 3 41 ,J , b. 0 G '50 ah 2:1 QE gui T5 5: 2 A hh E5 Sli' W0 .rc : 53 U1 .Q ca an lu l-1 21 Q im O EE US :QS 54 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 191i The Junior 'College N past years not much attention was given to the post-graduate course. Very few attended and there was little demand for a special department. But our attitude toward this matter has necessarily changed during the last several years. There has been an increasing number who, for special reasons, do not care to attend college and yet desire to get some college work. It is for this class of students that the Junior College was created. During the last year, extraordinary progress has been made toward a more efficient method of handling these students. A separate department, just as dis- tinct and individual as the high school course itself and not different from the ordinary college course, has been organized and prospective college students realizing this, have grasped the opportunity. The remarkable success of the en- terprise during the First year augurs well for its future and in View of the need for it promises to be even more successful. The following are the names of those who have taken this work during the last year: Lyle Abbott ......... . . . '16 Trixie Davis ..... . . '16 Gertrude Osmansky . . . . . . '16 Lauretta Johnson . . . . . '16 Helen Draper ..... '16 Mildred Kinney .. .. '16 Gertrude Rayner . . . . . '16 Verna. Sniedberg . . . . . . '16 Emerson Duck . . . . . . '16 Norman Mueller . . . . . '16 Stella Ackemann .. '16 Alice XVhite ..... . . '16 Jeanette Geddes . . . . . '16 .2 r -- GL ss y 56 3 ! Q, fffurfHmnnmWQ K I L-N X, ..... Q! V a J 18 '. NLQQ2 + J ,p V "" "' Www 1 4 ' 4 JUNIOR! 7 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL . 1917 The Kid's Diary of His Junior Year VV hen I got my roll from grade school and was ready to come into High my brother told me, children should be seen and not heard. From that time on I was bound that in some way I was going to be heard so hear is my chance. Tuesday, September 5,-Started to skul. ' VVednesday, September 6,-Prayer Meeting tonite. Monday, September 11,-" Funkie " welcomed the Freshies today. Vlfednesday, September 13,-M. Coffee had a date last night with Conrad Engwall. Friday, September 15,-Roy Covey, J. Helm, Bobby Phillips, Ella Reynolds, Geraldine Ulsh, and Ruth Kenyon took a hike out to the case factory and back after school yesterday. Lucille Rothwell chaperoned the bunch. Tuesday, September 19,-M. Schlager and Carl Lagerstrom had a party last night. I guess they must be steadies. Friday, October 6,-Lyle Erickson, Velma Agnew, Frances Chapin and Stub. Olsen had an everlasting date last night. Tuesday, October 10,-Beulah Larkin, Tommy Cassin, Florence Ziegler, Vtfillis Mallory, Pat Van Housen and Elma Adamek are go- ing to see Hip Hip Hooray in Chi. tonite. Friday, October 13,-Our flag was raised above the school this morning by Edna Luenberger, Frank O'Neil, Archie Page, Mildred Brown, Gordon Calame, Floyd Gantz and Marybelle Glos, but it soon came down again. Tuesday, October 17,-Mr. Price appointed me and some other guys and some girls to make up a committee for our reception to them football heroes. Those on my committee which was to do the dirty work were Xllilliam Kinnane, Frances Dwy- er, Arthur Bueche, Mona Bell, Ruth Mumme, Ralph Helm and Adeline Owen. XVednesday, October 25,-Class Meetin again this morning and we decided not to give a reception to the football heroes as Melvin Gronberg, Stanley -Chessman, Hugh Blair and Halton Hyde said they. couldn't scrape up enut money to take their girls, therefore it was vetoed by the class as a whole. Tuesday, October 31,-Halloween last night, me and Margaret Thornton and Rollin Rippberger and Carolin Cloudman and Gladys Petschow and Kenneth Royer went around and soaped windows last night. VVe wus almost caut once. XVednesday, November 8,-Big parade today, celebration for the big game. h Florence VVildhagen, NValt0n Savage, Paul Rorig, Max- will Reams and Vera Riggs were in it. Tuesday, November 13,-Harry Russel had a date last night with a new girl. Her name is or was Ruby Helm. Thursday, November 15,-Big slayride planned in school today for next Mon- day night. Chaperones to be Mr. VValter Sayre, Mrs. Marion Seyfarth,-Mr. Paul Schlager, Mrs. Marjorie NVahl, Mr. Elwin Anderson and Mrs. Evelyn Sandberg. Tuesday, November 20,-Morning after the night before. Had some spluffy time on our slayride. Wfho do you think were some of the funny couples. Jewett Kimbal, Mildred Cum- mings, Earl Brown, Margaret Bowen, Gail Dack and Margaret Harvey. 58 I 'll -1 NI VJ . ni 59 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 The Kid's Dairy of His Junior Year-Gontinued Friday, December 4,-Our first basket ball game tonite. I asked Esther Bratzler to go with me but she said she can't as she already promised Allen Coder. 1 wonder if Blanche Dolby will go with me. You know I am kind of bashful about asking people. Friday, January 5,-Junior Program in Auditorium this morning. XVe found some very talented people on the program. Golda Gra- ham gave a reading, Eunice Getzleman a dance, Cath- erine McCann played the ukela and both Edith Johnson and George Schairer sang a. solo for us. Friday, January 19,-Janet Danielson has been entertaining Mr. Malcomn Scott of Berwyn over the week end. VVednesday, January 24,-Maurice Mann, Vera Peterson, Lloyd Gunn, Esther Louise Xvhitlield, Paul Pryde, Gladys Rust, Leo O'Flaherty and Esther Nelson attended a dance last night Silvondale at Aurora. Chaperones were Mrs. Florence Ramn, Mrs. Ida Redmer, Mrs. Myrtle Phil- pott, Mrs. Luella Schufeldt, Mr. George Van Nostrand and Mr. Paul Van VVickland. Monday, February 6,-Arvilla Morey entertained George Underhill over the week end. Tuesday, February 14,-St. Valentine's Day. XVhee! I got live Valentines from my Sweethearts, the names were signed like this. From your own honey bunch, Helen Vogel. From dearest Helen Moody. Your own sweetheart, Mabel Steins. Lovey, Marjorie Hesse and Frances Miller. Friday, February 17,-Military training started in our school. Clifford Krueger said that he had no objections to taking it but his mother wouldn't let him. Monday, February 27,-Art. Brisbin, Carroll Benworth and Norma Townshend went to church last night. Thursday, March 2,-The Czar ' advocated ' in Russia today. Eddie Funk want- ed to know if he couldnlt go over and take his place. Monday, March 6,-Track practice after school and who do you think appeared ' on the field for high jumping. Willy! l ! Tuesday, March 14,-Carol Zeller, Verne Wfilson and Reed Davis were at school today. Friday, March 17,-St. Patrick's Day. Herbert Damisch, Earl Fevrier, Olga Marckhoinf, Elizabeth Meiser appeared gaily decorated in green at school this morning. Vlfednesday, March 22,-Spring vacation begun today. VValked home tonite with Luella Smith. Thursda.y, April Z,-Back to school. VVe are going to give a banquet tonite for them football heroes at last. Monica Phelan is the re- ' freshment commitcee. Glen Eshelman is to give a toast on " The Home Plate." Friday, April 13,-Nothin doin. Janice NVaite stole the Seniors Hag but got caught right away. NVednesday, April 20,-Juanita Morgan showed me how to do the " Pony canterf' Friday, April 25,-The Maroon will go to press next week. Martha Hubert says she hopes her picture will be in, also Howard Cornwall. 60 50PHOI10RE5 I I l as , , .-.. .i Tivi 4 , X U MW'V'f3' AR ' Milli 5 Q .JB E U G72AElE g17Z,LnAU11. 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 ANDERSON, ETHEL ANDRESEN, OLLENE BAILY, JENNIE BAILY, MARY BECKER, CARLTON BELL, VVILLIALI BLACKMAN, HELEN BLOOMFIELD, HAROLD BRADLEY, ESTHER BRATTHUHN, CLARA BRETTMANN, EMIL CALAME, MERRILL CARMEL, ETHEL CLARK, JOHN CLENDENING, LEROY COMPTON, LOTTIE CRAVEN, RUTH CROTHERS. ETHEL DANNER, CARL DAVIS, ARLO DELAHUNTY. CARL DOHLE, EDYVIN DOLBY, RUTH EDELSTEIN. EDNVIN EGGERT, GRACE ELGER, ESTHER ELLITHORPE. CELIA EVENS, ODESSA FARGO. FLORENCE FERRIS. HELEN FISCHER, NVERNER FRENCH, ROBERT FUNK, PAUL GAHAGAN, PAUL GOULD, PERCY GRANT, HAROLD GRAY, LOUISE GROH, HERMAN I-IAKE, ANNETTE HANCE. DENVITT HANSON. OSLANE HANSLER, JOHN HARBAUGH, FLORENCE HARRISON, ROLLIN HATCH, MILDRED HAYVLEY, GRACE ACKEMANN, HELEN ANDREVVS. GEORGE BERKER, EDIVARD BREMAN, VVALTER BOND, CATHERINE BURMASTER, JOHN COTTON, MARION COTTON, FOREST CARSWELL, LULA CARPENTER, PHYLLIS CARLSON, CECILIA DURENBERGER, LAURA EKHOLLI. VICTOR FUNK. HARRY GIERTZ, HELEN GOLDMAN, SAMUEL GIDDES. JOHN GRAVES, LINN HANSEN. HAZEL HEIDEMANN, ARTHUR HELM, GORDON Sophomores 211 HAYVVARD, HELEN HESLIN, I-IELENE I-IINSDELL, ADAHMAE HUETTER, LILLIE HUSON, MARION JAMES, JOHN JARRETT, HELEN JOHNSON, GEORGE JORDON, XVILMA JOSLYN, RUTH JUDD, FLORENCE KAMROD. HUGH KNOTT, HAROLD KNOTT. LEROY KRETSCHMER. RALPH KROGSRUD, GLADYS KRUMFUSZ, ERNVIN KUNTZ, FRED LA BAHN, MINNIE LAKE, GRACE LAVERTY, FLOYD LANVRENCE, GERALD LEE, RUTH' LEITNER, ORA LINDAHL, LEONARD LOHRAUER. ALVIN MAPES. CHESTER MUILAN, REGINALD MCCLURE, MARJORIE MCGRATH, MILDRED MCMILLAN, FRANCES MCMILLAN, JAMES MEADOXVS, HARXVOOD MEAGHER, FRANCIS MILLER, RAYMOND MOSELY, LAURIS MOSHER, EVELYN MUNSHAVV, RALPH DIYHRE, BERNICE MYHRE, GLADYS NEATS. FRANK O'CONNOR, FORREST O'ROUR-KE, EARL OSBORNE, JOHN PAGUE, GLADYS PATCHEN, HAZEL 203--205 HINTT, ELLEN HONVARD, MARION HUSTON, MARGARET KATZ, ELMER KETTNER, EDNA KILTZ, ORVILLE KRICH. PAUL KIENZLE, JOHN KINNEY, LULA LASHER, VERA LEMON. FRED MOONEY, VVALTER MEAGHER, ANNA MEADONVS, ALICE INICCLAIN, JUNE MAGNUS, ETHEL MUESER, EUGENE MULRONEY, INIARIAN NELSON. HILDA NEYVMAN, HARRIET O'CONNOR, RUTH 62 PAULUS, VVALTER PAYNE, FRED PEET, CORA MAY PERKINS, LEONARD PLAGGE, FLORENCE PLATT, AGNES PLUMMER, LIARJORIE PODEVILS, MABEL RAHN, HELEN REA, RICHARD REAL, IVILLIAM REED, ELROY RENNER. FLORENCE RICE, HENRY RIGGS, NORMA ROBURTS. GRACE ROSBOROUGH, VIOLA RUNGE, DOROTHY SCHADER, FRANCIS ELKER CRA E SCH ' , 1 C SCHMIDT, HELEN SCHUADT, HERBERT SEAGREN, MARTHA SHIRLEY, ROBERT SIMMONS, BESSIE SPIEKER, MATIE SECOINIBE HERBERT SHERXVOOD. MARGARET STEIN, HELEN STEXVART, NORISIA STONE, RICHARD TIBBALS, KATHARINE TODD. HUGH TREIBER. YVINNIFRED TUCKLINSKY, PAUL TURNER. LOLA VALENTINE, DONALD VOLBERDING, DONALD VVEHRLE, LEONARD VVERRBACK, ELMER VVHITSTRUCK, DOROTHY VVINANS, CLIFFORD VVOOD, MILDRED WRIGHT, NELLIE TVISSMUTH, AGNES PARKER, ARTHUR POSTLE, DAVID RAI-IN, SIDNEY RAUSCHERT, EMIL REASON, FMORENCE REBER, CLARENCE REESE, FLOYD ROHLES, HOWARD ROVELSTAD. JOHN SMITH, FLORENCE SPONHOLTZ, AMELIA STICKLING. JOHN STOUT, LAURA STRICKINIAN, IMYRTLE TIMM. ELMER VVHITTAKER, LUCYLEE XVILKENING, RAYMOND NVHYTE, RUTH YVILLIAMS, DOROTHY ,wiQrf'mf:f.du,,z ming- mars 1 u 1 .N U f 205 3- S. R. 20 W F .I f - 1 FKCSHMAN q . gf flaunt: ,lu-n q - 65 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 191 1 ABBOTT, CYRIL ADAMS. FILANCIS ADAMS. RAYMOND ALBRECHT, ARTHUR ANDERSON. CHARLES ANDERSON. EDITH ARMSTRONG. VELMA BARNES. DONALD RATTERMAN. HELEN RASEMAN. ELMER RELLONVS. PERCY BEVERLY, GRANT BICKLER. CLAYTON BLUM. MARGUERITE BOUGASCHINSKIE, MARY BOVVEN, AGNES BRATZLER, MILDRED BRATZMAN. CLARENCE BROEKER. NVALTER BROXVN. BRUCE BRONVN. FRANCES BURGER, RUSSEL RURNIDGE, BERNICE BURNS, INIALVIN BUTLER, DAVID CARLSON, MABEL CARLSON, PAUL CARLSON, RUTH CARPENTER, PAUL CASSON, HELEN CATLIN, EARL CHESSMAN, IRENE CHESSMAN. HOVVARD COLE. RALPH CONGDON, MILDRED CROYVFOOT. JOSEPH DAVENPORT, ALAN DEARDS, BERNICE DEHN, HELEN DEMEEN, MARGARET DIERKING. NVILBER DOLBY, SARAH DUUN, ALICE EDDY, VIVIAN FITCHIE. RUTH FOLEY, HELEN FOLEY, MARY FOOTE. DAISY FRIEDLAND, JOHN FRISBY. FRANCES FITCHIE, BORDEN GABLER, LILLIE GEBBERT. EARL GENZ. ELMER GERRERDING. ROY Freshmen lll GIERTZ. LESLIE GIESKE, RERNICE GIESKE. RLANCHE GOODRICH. JOSEPH GETZELBIAN, IKIAURICE GREGG. LEO GIYPTAIL. LOLETA HAGEL. GLADYS HAGEMANN, HARVEY HARXVOOD, LOUISE HEIMANN, LOUISE HEMMING, DIARIE HIGGINS, CECILE HISER. BERTHA HOCKEL, GEORGE HULLS. CLARK HUNT, YVILLIAINI IIANSON, FOREST HFSTON. JOHN JEANMAIRE, PAUL JOHNSON. ELLEN JOHNSON. LLOYD JOHNSON. XVILLIAM JUDD, RUTH JVRS. ELMER KELSEY. DONALD KENNEALLY. RICHARD KENNEDY. ANNA KENXON. ALBERT KENYON, HAROLD KENYON SHERINIAN KNOTT. VERA LEE, EMORY LEETZOYV. IXIILTON LEHMAN, ALVIN LESTER. RUBY LINDEN. BIURIEL LOBDELL. LUCY. LOHBAUER, EDVVARD ISIAGNUS, HAROLD IKIILLER. DOROTHY IKIITCHELL. DONALD IKIORTON, GEORGE MUNSON, HAROLD MYERS. GLADYS NELSON, GEORGE NENVMAN. GRACE NISH, DONALD NISS, HAROLD NOBLE, ANDRENV NOBLE. CLAIR NOLTING, LOUIS NOLTING, XVILLARD NYRERG. PAUL O'CONNOR, THORNTON 66 OXVENS. FRANK PERRY. FLOYD PHELEN. FRANCES PLUM. BESSIE POOL. KENNETH PRITCHARD. GEORGE QUINN, JOSEPH REBER. HAROLD REDEKER. DOROTHY RIDER. FANNY RIGOUR. IVIARIE RINEHIMER, RICHARD ROHLES, GERTRUDE ROSS. IXIARGARET RUSSEL, GLADYS SCHLAGER, GARLAND SHEEHAN. HELEN SHIDLER, IVA SHOPEN. EARL SHOPEN. KENNETH SMITH, EVA SINIOYER, JAMES SPONHOLTZ. CLARENCE STAGE. KENNETH STEDMAN, LEE STRINGER. DONALD STROI-IM, GLADYS SXVARTNVOUT, ROBERT TAYLOR, MILDRED TAZEXVELL, HAROLD THERRIEN, GLADYS THOINIPSON, LE ROY TIBBALS, DOROTHY TOBIN. JOHN TRACY. FRED FRICKETT. HARRY VAN YVABIBEKE, SYLVIA VERNICK. LOUIS VOGEL, ANNA VOLTZ. HELEN VVILLIAINIS. HAZEL XVILLS. BIARGUERITE XVELCH. CELIA VVELTZIEN. DARVVIN XVERRBACH, HARVEY XVHITE. KENDALL - NVILKINSON, EUNICE NVAITE, BERNICE NVILLIAIKIS, FRANCES NVALTER, KENNETH WALTER, ROBERT WARD. REED NVENDT, WVALTER ZIEGLER, VINTON f L 1917 HLGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 ANDERSON, HAZEL ANDRESON, AINAR ANDRESON, MARIE ANDREVYS. CLIFFORD ATCHISON, LITCILE BALLINGER. ORA BONSER, THERESA BORNE. NVALTER BRENNAN, XVALTER BROXV, VELMA BRETLER. MORTIMER CARBAUGH. XVILLARD CARLSON, ARTHUR CARLSON, XVESLEY CASPERSON, HELEN , CLENDENING, CHARLES CLUTE. FLORENCE - COTLIN, HAROLD CRANE. ELMER CRAXVFOOT. MELVILLE DOLBY. THOMAS DOXEY. CLIFFORD EBELING, LEO EHLERT. CARL EKVALL. HELEN ENGYVALL, EBBA ERICKSON, ROLAND FARIVICK. AUGUST FLETCHER. KATHERINE GIESKE, IVAN GIVEN. ETHEL GREEN, ESTELLE ADAMS. CLAYTON AGNEIV. IIIYRTLE ALBRECHT, LEORA ALLEN. PERCY ANDERSON, CLARENCE ANDERSON. EDXVARD AUSTIN. RALPH BAUMAN. ALBERT BELRICHARD. MARION RLOEMKE, MAURICE IIOTSFORD. CARLYN RROXVN. DOLLY BIICHLER. AIARIE BURGER. FRANCES BURNS, MILTON DAVIS. LILLIAN DREHER. GLADYS DITRRENBERGER, INIARVIN DUGAS. ANNA ,ELLITHORPE, RAYMOND EPPENSTEIN, HELEN ERICKSON, LAURA IETTNER, LEOLA FRITZ. CARL FULLER, IVILLIAIXI GRAVES, HOXVARD GRAY. JAMES GRONEMAN. ROSE IIALIGAS, LUCILLE IIALL. HAR-RIET IIANSEN. INIARGARET IIARDING, LA VERA I-IARTALL, EDXVARD IIARTE, EDYVARU IIETAI. LORETTA HENDERSON, EDWIN HOLTZ, EDWARD Freshmen 202-212 IIANSEN, AUSTI N HARNEY. GLENN HARTE. NORA IIARXVOOD. LELA IIAYDEN. HELEN 1-IELLBERG. HIEDRER IIESLIN, NORA IIOLM. HAZEL HORTON. KENNETII HORTON, VERNA HUBER, HARRY ISRAELSON. ABE JACOBS, IRENE JEHEE, PAUL KERSHANV. CATHERINE KENYON, MAY KING, CLARENCE KING, ELSTIN KOCHLER, RICHARD K RI C K . KVA LT E R LASHER, ROBERT LANVRENCE, NEIL LEGATE, MILLARD LA LIEVRE. JIILIAN LENZ. ARTHUR LINDEN, RUTH LINSTRIIND. VIOLA MUGRAIV, XVILLIAINI MILLER. JANET NASH, IRIS NELSON. ELIZABETH NIEDERT, GEORGE 102--l04 HOYVARD, EDVVIN HONVARD, FRANCIS HOIVARD, PI-IILLIP ISRAELSON. I-IENRI JOHNSON, ELMER JOHNSON, GLADYS JUIISON, DAVIS KELLY, VINAN KERN. ISIILDRED KIENLEIN. THERESA KNECHT. NVALTER KNOTT. EVERETT LAGERSTROM, ELMER LANDIS. INIAUR-ICE LANG, CATHERINE LARKIN, ROBERT LAURENCE. LUCILLE LEITNER, EDNER LIND. CLARENCE LINDSTRAND, INIILDRED LOMBARD, GERALD LOMBARD, PIERRE LORENZ, RUTH IKIHUKENZIE. CLARK INIUBRIARTY, INIARGAVE MCBRIARTY, MINNIE INICCARTHY, LOIS NASH, VERNA NOREN. EVELYN O'ROURKE, GERTRUDE OTT, HELEN OSISIANSKY, JULIUS PIERCE, ROSALIE PLAYER, EDITH RAI-IN, MONROE RAMM. CLARENCE 68 OLSEN, FLORENCE PECK, MARETA REAFSNIDER, LORENE REDEKER, GEORGE RILEY, MARION ROXVE, LAURA ROXVE, LEONARD SAXVTELLE, DOROTHY SAYRE. ROBERT SCHICKLER, PHYLLIS SHUCKERT, OTTO SCHUETTE. FERN SCHVVARTZ, LEONARD SEDLACK, I-IAZEL SHALES, GLADYS SHIDLERN BESSIE SILVER, SAINIUEL SOPER, GENEVIEVE STEIN, GORDEN STRAUS. HELEN SYMONS. DOROTHY TORREY, ALICE TRAUB. HENRY VAN NOSTRAND. RUTH VERNON, LE ROY IVA LTE R., HA RO LD NVARNER, FERN XVESTEN, GRACIA XVHITCOMB, LINVVOOD IVILDHAGEN, HAROLD IVILLIAMS, LUCY RANGE. EDNA REICHERT, HATTIE REIMER, EDVVIN RENNER. IRINIA RICHMOND, ELIZABETH ROBAR. PEARL ROBINSON. VERA ROHLES. CLARICE ROSS. JESSIE SANDER, LEVETA SCHERF, ERVVIN SCHIVARZ, CLIFFORD SHEIVER, CLARENCE SIMMONS, RESSIE SIDES, MILDRED SOLYAM. I?-ELA STRAUDT, IKIARTHA STRINGER. GERTRUDE THIES, ELSIE TURNER, KENNETH VERNHA, GEORGE VILLARS, EDMUND VOLPP, ISIARIE VOLSTORFF. GLADYS WALKER, ELSIE VVALKER, IRENE WALKER, JOSEPH VVENVETZER, FRED VVIEDEMANN, CARL VVILCOX., HARRY WILLIAMS, RALPII VVOLF, WVALTER VVRIGHT, RUTH ZAUCHE, LESTER ZENK, FRANCIS z1MMn:nMAN, LOI5 ZIZ'-ZOZ 'H 'S .M E F ,. Q. N . R X S. R. 102-104 SQCJIETY , M 71 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 1 9 1 6 Commencement HE weatherman surely appeared to have a grudge against the Class of '16 for itbrained almost all of Commencement 1Veek. Wie hope he won't treat the Class of '17 in like manner, but there is no danger, for look who we are. On Sunday evening, june second, the Baccalaureate Sermon was preached by Rev. F. E. R. Miller at the Baptist church. Surely the splendid sermon which he gave before a crowded house should prove helpful to every graduate. Thus the important week auspiciously began. On Monday afternoon the Junior Class Play, " Shakcspeare's Sweethearts," was given for the grade schools. This was rendered original by the lack of the costumes which failed to come on time, so Shakespeare wore an ordinary Amer- ican suit. The Juniors were proud that they were the class to recognize the Shakespeare ter-centenary by a specially cliosen play. On Tuesday evening the play was publicly given, those taking the leading parts interpreting their char- acters well, while a large cast supported them. Because the real " Pow-wow" idea had gradually died out, tlze juniors entertainment for the Seniors was made really a junior picnic. lt had to be postponed a week onaccount of rain. The picnic was held at the Country Club and was an all afternoon and evening affair. The junior and Senior colors of blue and red, and purple and silver respectively, were used in decorating. The poles on all the greens Hew blue and red Hags. A great many enjoyed golfing on the splendid links. For those who did not play golf a number of jolly games had been planned. These were held late in the afternoon and prizes were awarded to the winners. In spite of warm weather dancing in the club house proved attrac- tive to a number. A delicious dinner was served at 6:30 and all left for home about nine o'clock. Class Day planned for Thursday at Xving Park had to be postponed a week also. Not all the class were able to attend, hut those who were there had a very good time. And then Friday evening in the High School auditorium occurred the exer- cises to which all graduates loo-k forward with an eagerness in which joy and solemnity mingle. The Girls' Glee Club and a double quartet furnished the music for the occasion. Mr. Cloudman, President of the Board of Education, intro- duced the speaker of the evening, Dean Shailer Matthews, of the University of Chicago. The subject of his address was " The Remaking of Public Opinionf' and was very interesting and profitable to all his audience. After Mr. Wfhite had spoken a few words he presented the graduates with the diplomas for which they had worked through four long years. Saturday evening the delightful reception given by the alumni for the gradu- ates gave a fitting close to the week which means so much to every girl and boy. And now the members of the Class of 1917 are looking forward to their Commencement XVeek. They expect to look very dignified and original in their caps and gowns and to have a 'glorious week, but they feel sorry to leave old Elgin High just as every class has felt through all the years. . g 72 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL I 1917 Faculty Party to Seniors " HAT on earth can we do to entertain the faculty that will equal their party for us! " Such was the exclamation heard everywhere among the Seniors after the Faculty had entertained them on December eighth. XVe had been informed that the entertainment would take place in the auditorium, but as to the imitate of the atfan' we were entirely in the dark. XVhen the curtain went up the stage was set for " The Spinsters' Conven- tion " of the Young Ladies' Single Blessedness Society. Charity Longface, who usually presides in the library, was the first to arrive carrying her bird-cage. Polly jane Pratt soon joined her, and Rebecca Rachel Sharpe from Henpeck who thought that lilgin had such " lovely men." XVhen all the Young? ladies had gathered. the President ffamiliar to us as Miss Tullj, called the meeting to order and stated the object of the Society, namely, to catch husbands. As the Secretary called the roll each old maid gave a quotation on the all-absorbing topic " man." One of the old maids tried to play a piano solo but broke down and burst into tears. There were also solos and quartets on the program, one especial- ly popular number being a local parody on " Pretty Baby." Juliet Long, other- wise Miss Richerti accompanied. Then followed recitations, orations and reports. A man's rap on the door suddenly caused great excitement. All the ladies pow- dered their noses, straightened their bonnets and tried to look their prettiest. After reading the gentleman's card, " Professor Make-over," the President had him admitted, and Mr. Larsen appeared followed by Mr. Miller as his assistant. XVe are so used to Mr. Larsen's versatility that we were not surprised to hear him announce that by' use of his remodeloscope he could change the ugliest old maid into a blushing bud of sixteen. All the ladies were eager to try it but Patience Desire Mann, alias Miss Ellis, was the one chosen to go lirst. She first whis- pered her correct age to the Professor and then entered the machine. A loud grinding and several screams followed, then Miss Ellis stepped out looking so sweet in dainty white and rosebuds that she might have been mistaken for one of the Seniors. The two Miss Hubbells were made into very attractive twinsg Miss Tull failed to tell her correct age so the machine did not work, and her awful screams and groans quite terrified the audience. Then Miss Solomon wished to be made into a man, but as it takes two women to make one man Miss Bement went in with her. The result was-Mr. Peckman-and the end of as jolly an entertainment as the Seniors ever attended. For the rest of the fun all adjourned to the gymnasium which was decorated in the Senior colors blue and red. Soon groups were formed for the Virginia reel. Then Mr. Dosett showed himself to be a splendid leader in games and round dances and such a jolly time as everyone had! There were delicious refreshments of ice cream, little cakes frosted in white and pink decorated with the class numerals, and candy. These were served by a group of junior boys, looking very " Frenchy " in white coats, their faces decor- ated with little mustaches. p The Faculty surely entertained us royally and we shall always remember the evening of December eighth with pleasure. 73 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Senior Party to the Faculty N Friday evening, May fourth, an " Allied Bazaar " was held in the gym- nasium. It was the annual party given by the Seniors for the faculty. The gymnasium presented a gay scene. Red, white and blue pre- dominated with streamers from the center l-ight to the running track and the American booth in thecenter of the room. The other booths were all deco- rated appropriately and combined every color in the rainbow. As each guest. entered the room he was given a check for one hundred dol- lars on the " li. H. S. Busted Bank." These were promptly cashed and everyone declared they never had had so much " money " and spent it so freely before. The attractions were many and varied. At the French booth the beauty specialists were improving everyoneis attractiveness by rouge, eye pencils and beauty spots. This proved popular with even the most sedate members of our faculty. In the silhouette booth were silhouettes characteristic of all our teachers, and when they had guessed which belonged to them they bought them for ten dollars. In the Russian booth one could buy a view of the " Rushin' Revolushinf' The Fatherless Children booth, where a number of orphan dolls were ratiled oif, proved very popular, everyone seeming to want a war orphan. Shares were sold on a great many articles during the evening. Mr. Cobb, Pecky's ford, a dog, Brittanica and others were won. The Culver boys' booth aiforded great amusement. After one had enlisted he was allowed to go into the tent where lantern slides of Culver and funny pic- tures of members of the faculty were shown. Those who were fortunate to get the required man to go with them had their fortunes told. It was a great shock. In the war exhibit booth were a number of rare war relics, among them Mr. Priceis hard used ink bottle, the Senior gavel, and an object of controversy, a football. Many beautifully drawn? Hags were shown at the American booth which had been drawn with eyes blindfolded. A bugle call to enjoy the thrills of the " trenches " cleared the gymnasium. i Then the Seniors got busy and soon the chairs and tables had been placed about an open space in the center of the floor and all was ready for a cabaret. A boys quartet entertained with popular songs, Esther Louise Vtfhitfield gave a gypsy dance, Helen VVoodruif and Clyde Lacey danced in costume, and last on the program was a bull fight. A group of Juniors served delicious two course refreshments. Orchestra music was enjoyed throughout the evening. The last " get-together " of the Seniors and faculty will long be happily re- membered, and much credit is due the many committees which did such careful work. 74 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Banquet To "E" Men - N December 12th the Athletic Board of Control gave its annual banquet for the " E " men and Board of Education. The table was beautifully decorated and placed in the form of an " E." A The teachers acted as waitresses and served the following delicious menu. Roast Chicken Dressing Mashed Potatoes Creamed Peas Olives Cranberry Ice Fruit Salad 11Vafers Ice Cream e Cake Mr. McNerney acted as toastmaster and some very fine toasts were given. " Vlfhy Should NVe XVorry " . Capt. Clendening. " XV ho Knows " .......... .... P rincipal Goble. " Xkfho Said So " ....... .... C oach Doseif. " Nothing but Business " . ...... I-I. R. Peckman. " Say, Boys " ........ . . Superintendent VVhite. " W'e are for You " . . .... M. M. Cloudman. Coach DoseFf then announced that Franklin Mayer had been elected captain of next year's football team. The choice of the team was surely that of the whole school and it will back Mayer to the limit. 75 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Sophomore Stunt Party HE Sophomores gave a very successful party on March ninth, so successful in fact that Mr. Goble congratulated them in the auditorium. A very enjoyable program was carried out. Helen Stein pleased the audience with her reading from " Miles Standish." Then the " Merry Xllidowsf' under the command of Captain Southard made a great hit with their military drill. Richard Stone and Ollene Andresen danced the London Taps, and a group of girls in colonial costume gave a minuet. A mock wedding caused great amusement. Paul Gahagan was the blushing bride, John Clark the nervous groom, while Raymond X'Vilkeniug as the dainty bridesmaid and Robert Shirley as best man were the only attendants. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Le- roy Clendening, but he was rudely interrupted by David Postle as the angry father. ' In the next part of the program Mr. Doseff displayed his ability as a leader. All formed for a grand march led by Mr. Dosetf and Ollene Anrlresen, followed by the Virginia reel and other games. By that time everyone was ready to sit down and join in singing popular songs, while the ice cream and cake were being served. But even now the festivities were not at an enfl, for Mr. Dosetf sang a native Russian song and then a Bulgarian love song. Mr. Larsen showed what he could do with a. wand and a few of the cadets drilled. The Sophomores are certainly to be commended on the way they drew every- one into the fun, whi h is as it should be at a school party ' The Freshie's Christmas Party FTER much thought, those who had it in charge, decided that the most appropriate time for a. Freshman party would be near Christmas, when the minds of all children are full of Santa Claus, Christmas trees and pres- ents. So on December fifteenth the party was given, and even the faculty said it was a most wonderful affair. The tree at one end of the gymnasium was a very king among its kind and was resplendent with many Fine decorations brought by the Freshmen from home. The other end of the gym was decorated in the Freshman colors, yellow and brown, and Christmas greens were everywhere. K It was a very democratic party for all the little girls wore middies and skirts. The grand march was led by Mr. Peckman and Miss Marguerite Hubbell, assisted by Mr. Oakes and Miss Boettcher. A scheme had been worked out by which the unsuspecting Freshman boys were led to march in couples with the girls. VVe think the same might be used to advantage at some Senior parties. A program of jolly Christmas games was carried out and enjoyed by all. Each Freshman had drawn another's name and brought a present for that one and much hilarity followed the opening of the presents. Also much noise, for many of them were musical? instruments. Children always delight in a racket. But the refreshments were best of all. There were enough animal cookies, shiny red apples, salted peanuts and candy canes for every child to have a real feast. VV e even think there may have been some " pre-Christmas " sickness. 76 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Junior Banquet for "E" Men NE Friday night the Class of '18 gave a delightful banquet for the foot- ball tearn. The affair may truly be said to have been the most perfect entertainment ever given by a High School class. Another unheard of precedent was the prompt payment by every junior of the two dollars assessed for the banquet. The gymnasium was elaborately decorated in the Junior colors, black and gold with touches of maroon and cream. Long streamers were draped from the center light to the railing of the running track. The baskets were covered and the windows hung with streamers. The long tables were set for two hundred. On the tables were large bowls of white and dark red roses from which maroon and cream ribbons radiated to the place cards. At every girl's plate was a white rose and at every boy's a red one. The juniors surely spared neither pains or money in carrying out their beautiful plans for decoration. The following extensive menu was served by a number of Sophomore girls. Anchovy Canapes Consomme Japonnaise--Crotons . Olives Radishes Celery Spring Trout-Hollandaise Sauce Guinea Hen Richelieu Sweet Potatoes Brussels Sprouts Combination Salad-Thousand Island Dressing Chocolate Parfait Camembert Cheese--YN-fater Crackers Demi-Tasse After Dinner Mints. VVe are afraid this must have been a very decided change to the football men after their strenuous training rules, and rather hard on the digestive organs of all the Juniors, but no fatalities have been reported. Throughout the meal music was furnished by an orchestra from Chicago. Since this was quite anew departure for a High School banquet it was very much enjoyed. Mr. Peckman presided as toastmaster and he surely proved a splendid one. There were so many toasts that they were necessarily short, but very interesting and it was a pleasure to hear from so many. " Football in E. H. S."--Mr. Goble. " NVe're Proud of you, Boys ! "--Mr. VVhite. " The Alumni are with you."-Mr. McNerney. " My Boys."-Miss Bement. " A Backward Look on 1916."-Capt. Clendening. " A Forward Look to 19l7."-Capt.-elect Mayer. " The Lightweightsf'--Coach X'XIZl.ttS. " The Spirit of our Team."-Coach Doseif. The toasts were all very much enjoyed. Mr. DoseiT's intimate knowledge of the boys made his talk interesting and if Mayer's forecasts prove correct Elgin High will be very proud of her 1917 team. After all the toasts had been given and Mr. Peckman had added the " hash " it was suggested that the school songs be sung. Everybody rose and joined in with a will, until the gymnasium rang with the praises of Elgin High. Then gradually the partv broke up. but after a wonderfully good time. Truly the banquet which the Class of 1918 gave for the " E " men will go down in the annals of Elgin High School as an aifair worth remembering. Editor's note: This is as the Juniorggireamed it. 5 W X iw , 78 DKAMATII5 0 0 W A QAY TY . mm f X?y 8 SX! 6 Jia ce -. lf Iful' 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pomander Walk HE Senior Class is justly proud of the success of its class play, " Poinantler XN'alk." Excellently drilled and well presented under Mrs. Cowlin's able direction, cleverly staged under Norman Mueller's management, and with realistic impersonation of the various characters by the cast, we feel that it has been unsurpassed by previous school productions. The play in itself was interesting, clever, humorous, and human--just a little sketch of the lives of everyday people neither rich, nor great. but living their own lives in their own way with the age old, yet ever new. loves, sorrows, and monotonies-which won the sympathy and appreciation of the audience. " Pomander NN-'alk," in the year 1805. just out Chiswick Wray-in England--w a little lane apart from the highways of life-a community by itself-was the play's setting. The story centers chietly about the romance of gay Marjolaine Lachesnais, and young Lieut. Jack Sayle, the former character inimitably portrayed by Eleanor Goble who danced and sang with the abandon of youth, and the latter skillfully taken by Prank Bailey, who looked very hand- some with his audacious "moustache" and shiny " brass buttons." Closely connected with this love affair was the more staid romance of gallant Lord Qt- ford-which Osborne Shepherd played remarkably well-and stately Madame Lachesnais, whose gracious manner and queenly hearing Helen Xlloodrutf pre- sented naturally. Another couple whose action lent the play the greater part of its cleverly humorous character was Admiral Sir Peter Antrohus-the " Cock ot' the walk" which part Edward Southard Htook to perfection," and Mrs. Pamela Paskett, the " lone widow " who always had one eye on the lookout for Sir Peter. This character Elizabeth Anderson played in a manner sprightlv and delightful. ' " ' il l " The character of pompous .lerome-llrooke-Hoskyn, Esq. taken by Oswald Keller, because of Leon Etnyre's illness. was humorous at every turn. His conversations with the invisible Selina were especially well done. Of the other characters represented throughout the story. much credit is deservingly due. Suffice it to say that each part was especially well adapted and the people chosen for these parts did not merely " act "-they " lived " their characters. ' P ' POMANDER XVALK CAST. ,lohn Sayle, Tenth Baron Otford, .................... . . Lieut. The Hon. john Sayle, R. N.. ............ . . Admiral Sir Peter Antrobus ............. Alerome Brooke-Hoskyn, liso.. ........... .. The Rev. Jacob Sternroyd, D. D., F. S. A., . Mr. Basil Pringle, ..................... The Eyesore, ..... The Muffin Man, . . lim, ................... The Lamplighter, ........ . Madame Lucie Lachesnais, . . Mlle. Marjolaine Lachesnais. . . Mrs. Pamela Paskett, ...... . Miss Barbara Pennymint, Miss Ruth Pennymint, ............. The Hon. Caroline Thring, ........... . Nanette, maid to Madame Lachesnais. .... . Jane, servant in the Brooke-Hoskyn home, . . . 80 Osborne Shepherd. . . . . . Frank Bailey. . . . .lidward Southard. . . . Oswald Keller. . . . l-larold Shields. .. liugene Burger. . . . Richard Yoder. .. Maurice Copley. . . . Aubrey Hesse. . . .Lloyd Royelstad. . . Helen llfoodruff. . . . . . . . Eleanor Goble. lilizabeth Anderson. . llflargery Tibhals. . . Frances Fitchie. . . . Gwendolin Bell. . . Irene McDonald. . . Mary McKenzie. l Q ' 81 x x g Margaret Harvey. 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 "Alice In Wonderland" LICE In Wfonderland was first produced by Lewis Carroll and later drain- atized by Alice Gerstenberg. It is a play for all children and most grown ups, and is dedicated to the imagination, youth and the eternal spirit of all. The wonderful dream which Alice went through and the different ani- mals she came in contact with bring back the imagination of those who have grown older. Then, too, we imagine we see the caterpillar lazily smoking on his mushroom as he listens with half an ear to Alice's recitation. The wonderful tea party at which sit the Mad Hatter. the March' Hare, the Sleepy Dormouse, and Alice gives ample opportunity for the Hatter to play his celebrated practical jokes. Alice then pursues her adventures through the Looking Glass and is fortunate enough to make the personal acquaintance of the Jabberwock, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the NValrus and the Carpenter and Humpty Dumpty. Then she awakes to find it all but a dream, but Oh! such a nice dream. WVe can hardly realize ourselves that it is all a dream. The cast is as follows: Alice Red Queen, . . . . VVhite Queen, .... Queen of Hearts, . . Wfhite Rabbit, . . . Dorrnouse, .... Duchess, ..... Caterpillar, ..... Two of Spades. .. Five of Spades. Seven of Spades, . . . Five of Hearts, .. Seven of Hearts, . . . Nine of Hearts, Three of Diamonds Four of Diamonds. . Eight of Diamonds. Five of Clubs, .... Six of Clubs. .... . Lewis Carroll, . . . Humpty Dumpty. . . Guyphon, ........ Mock Turtle. . . . Mad Hatter, . . March Hare, . .. King of Hearts. . . Knave of Hearts. . . Cheshire Cat, ..... Tweedle Dee, . . . Tweedle Dum. Owl, ........... Frog Footman, . . . , ..... Harriet Rayner l Juanita Morgan. ........ Elma Adamek. . . . Caroline Cloudman. Vera Riggs. . . . . . . . . . . Ella Reynolds. Mona Bell. . . . . . . . Monica Phelan. Esther Louise VVhitf1eld. . . . . . Catherine Barnes. . . . Ruth Mumme. . .... Frances Olsen. . . . . Adeline Owen. . Norma Townsend. Marjorie Hesse. . . . . . Laura Ba-nm gard tv. . . . . Evelyn Sandberg. . . . . . . . Beulah Larkin. .. . Margaret Schlager. . . . . . Grace Keuchler. .. . . . . . Reid Davis. . . . . . Conrad Engwall. Archie Page. . . . . . . . Marion Carroll. . George Van Nostrand. . . . . . . Elvin Anderson. Roy Covey. . . . . . George Morgan. . . . Eunice Getzleman. . . . . . .. John Parks. Lyle Agnew. . . . VValter Sayre. . . . Elmer Gylleck. W 83 I 84 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Bonnie, Shrimps, .... . . . .. Charlie Harper. Norman Lundgren. Capt. Tarpaulin, .... .... E dward Metcalf. Kitt Clover Margaret Pegler. y , .... . . Roy Stirling, . ..... ..... N Valter Kinney. Admiral Pomposo, ..... ......... L eon Etnvre. Count Castinetti, ....... .... Susan Crabbe Tarpaulin, . . . . . Donna Pomposo, Wlilliam O'Connor. . Florence Holden. Dorothy Hubbard. Capt. Surf, ............................................. Kenneth Mason. Salvador ....................., VValter Lindgren. Chorus: Canoeists, Villagers, Bridesmaids, Soldiers, Fishermen, Spanish Dancers, Spanish students. Comedy Concert HE Comedy Concert of 1917 was the most successful Prog1'am ever given in the Elgin High School. This concert is held annually to help pay any deficit that might occur on the Mirror. The Program opened up in true fashion with a " Style Show " by the Senior Girls Glee Club, which was a very original affair. Much amusement was caused by the appearance of the latest costumes right from Paris. Next Ollene Andresen and Dick Yoder in the Misfit Couple gave us some of the latest steps which were greatly enjoyed by all. The terrible agony of being the last rose of summer was done exceedingly well by Elizabeth Anderson. Following this were seven senior girls in the performance entitled the " Cen- tury Girls," picturing to us the costumes of the different centuries. Next came the "Doctor's Assistant." Merriment was caused throughout when the doctor's assistant was so determined to remove the obstacles. The " Hungry Four " gave a comical and musical performance worthy of much praise. Mr. Cobb as a coon gave the negro dialect in a most natural way. Gylleck, the Magician and his sleight-of-hand tricks were good, likewise, his talking Tommy, which caused much merriment. Harmony! ! ! The name tells us that it is the Orchestra. The violin solo by Ora Ballinger shows us what a talented person we have in our midst. Following this was the " Dress Rehearsal " given by the Junior Girls Glee Club. This is the first time they have appeared in real performance before the public, but with a little, more practice they could almost outrival the Seniors. The " Fascinating Feminine Five " was perhaps the prettiest stunt on the program. Much praise should be given them for the good stunt they gave. The " Minstrels " given by a group of Senior boys was a good act as were all the actors. , " Loyalty " was given by several girls. This consisted of folk dances which ended with a darky jig by Harriet Newman and a song by all. Next came " Romeo and Juliet" by our Pink Blond Ed Southard and Os- borne Shepherd. The " Matrimonial Bureau " given by the Mirror Staff gave a few jokes on the Faculty, but still caused a great deal of amusement. The next to the last stunt was the " Gum Drop Twins " by Dallas Schultz and Harry Hitzeman who displayed some real nigger dancing. " Hit or Miss " was the last stunt and was given by the En Rapport Girls. Local jokes were given and the stunt ended with a song and a kiss for everyone. 85 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 x "Ruth" N harmony with E. H. S. traditional events, an annual concert was given by the mixed choruses, on the evening of March 23. Tradition was departed from, however, in one respect. Instead of engag- ing vocalists from outside for the solo parts the music director bequeathed those emblems of honor and responsibility to a number of Elgin's well-known singers. The Cantata " Ruth " was given as the index of efficient work accomplished by the choruses during the year of 1916-17. The solo parts were entrusted to Mrs. Harriet Hendrickson QSopranoj, Miss Evelyn Boettcher CSopranoj, Miss Margaret Rice fContraltoj, and Mr. Matt O'Neil fBassjg while Mr. Isaire Oakes CTenorj was scheduled for two groups of songs in a short miscellaneous program with which the evening's performance began. There,was also a number by the Orchestra, and one by the Boys Glee Club, each of which registers an innovation in this particular musical event. The Cantata, " Ruth," by Gaul, is a splendid work for juvenile singers to present before a miscellaneous audience. The music possesses tunefulness com- bined with line harmonization 5 while at the same time there is a depth of feeling and sincerity which is eminently essential for the musical expression of this charming biblical story. This type of musical program will go a long way toward creating an interest in the better grades of music, where interest is not being enticed by the glamour of scenery, costuming, and action. The attendance at this concert showed a marked increase over the cor- responding one of last year. Incidentally this suggests that Elgin people are not indifferent to the worth of home talent, a fact that must surely work for the en- couragement of those who serve the community in a musical way. Isaire H. Oakes. The Ninth and Tenth Grades Reading Contest YEAR ago a change was made in the form of the contest for students in the Ninth and Tenth Grades. Instead of the memorizing and delivering of a selection, the contestants read from The Lady of the Lake, and The Idylls of the King. This year the same form of contest was heldg six of Longfellow's Tales of a Wfayside Inn being named as poems from which the readings would be taken. In the preliminary contest, thirty students tried for place. The eleven, chosen by the seven teachers who acted as judges, were: Ollene Andresen, Adah- mae Hinsdell, Lauris Moseley, Harriett Newman, Edward Hartall, Helen Stein, Laura Stout, Myrtle Struckman, Norma Riggs, Vivian Kelley, and Everett Knott. The final contest was held in the Auditorium before the school. The eleven students drew slips, giving their places on the program, and their selections, half an hour before the time to read. The decision of the judges gave places as follows. First, Helen Stein, sec- cnd, Laura Stoutg third, Everett Knott, and fourth, Myrtle Struckman. An interesting accompaniment to the contest is the vote taken, in all classes studying English, during the morning of the contest, and before the decision of the judges has been announced. An additional fact of great interest is that the choice of a large majority of the students is the same as that of the judges. This fact would seem to point to a growing power to approximate to a correct standard for appreciating Literature and the quality of its interpretation. Emmie U. Ellis. 85 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Extempore Speaking N Friday, the twenty-third of March, thirteen Seniors were in fear and trembling. " VVhy," do you ask? Because on that morning they tried out for the annual Extempore contests held at different universities to increase the interest in Public Speaking work. The judges chose, Edward Southard, Osborne Shepheard, Katherine Davery, and Harry McQueen. Marjorie Tibbals and Frances Fitchie were chosen as alternates. At the First contest which was held at the University of Chicago, April 13th, Katherine Davery and Osborne Shepheard spoke. Friday the thirteenth was evi- dently Elgin's hoodoo day for the team was not able to get into the finals. Os- borne Shepheard and Harry McQueen spoke at DeKalb in the preliminaries for the contest at the University of Illinois. At Lake Forest Katherine Davery and Edward Southard spoke. Edward Southard spoke with Harry McQueen at Aurora where the first contest for High Schools in the Big Seven League was held. The competition was strong at all the contests, because so many schools were represented and the pupils who spoke had had very good training. Extempore work does a great deal to develop clear thinking and effective speaking and much time must be given if the speakers are to be truly successful. judging from the attendance at the contests girls are at last coming into their own, for there were a few girls in all the contests. Surely there were only a few but that gave added excitement to those who did take part. Next year we hope to have still better speakers to represent the school and we wish them the best success. K. H. D. Reading Contest f EADIN' and 'ritin' and 'rithmetic " and the greatest of these is reading. These are the sentiments of the four Seniors who represented E. H. S. in the reading contests. They read " Idylls of the King " until their dreams ran like this: " Elaine the fair, Elaine the lovable," " Saw a piece of point- ed lace in the Queen's shadow vibrate on the wall," " And shouted then from o'er a bridge of treble bow," " Lead and I follow," " And answered then the bold Sir Bediveref' " Hollow, hollow all delight," " There is an isle of rest for thee," " And ever courteously answered he," " Avvid thou smellest all of kitchenf " Elgin has been represented in contests in reading and declamation for sev- eral years. Now, however, the contests in which we take part have all changed to tests in sight reading. The contestants draw selections from poetry, usually " Idylls of the King," and after an hour's preparation, read them before the judges. The main object of these contests is to stimulate interest in quiet, natural reading, to take the place of the old, fiery elocution. The readers are expected to give their own interpretation in a simple, unassuming manner. From this training we hope to have a great many people who can read and interpret well at sight. ' ' ' ' ' Representatives from high schools in VVisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois read at the University of Chicago and Lake Forest contests. At Aurora, the " Big Seven League " held its first reading contest. Those who took part are: Elsa Hellberg, Aurora, Helen VVoodruff, Lake Forest, Eleanor Goble, Chicago. Dorothy Hubbard, Aurora, Alternates Margaret Pegler. Mary Hayes, A. E. G. '17 87 'r 88 J- 89 Carbaugh Bull Atherton Rice Olsen Q C. Hadlock, Secy. C. Harper, Pres. D. Hubbard F. Fitchie V. Carbaugh Danner L. Graves C. Welch M. Coon Gronberg L. Smith F. Holden C. Fitchie M. Hayes M. Pegler . Starring H. Sawtelle E. Whitfield . Rayner E. Adamek 90 E. Tuthill F. Riley A. Turner H. Shirley J. Jocelyn 5 L Walter Kinney, Pres. Edward Metcalf, Secy. LeRoy Spillard Harry McQueen Frank Baily Glen Gable Kenneth Mason Norman Lundgren Walter Bridge Clarence Lasher Leon Etnyre Donald Barclay Willian O'Connor John Boyer Ralph Munshaw 91 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Elgin High School Band I-IOUSANDS of people from all parts of the United States have that name impressed on their minds, never to be forgotten. Every time they see a patriotic parade they will recall the big preparedness parade in Chicago last June when the Elgin High School Band led one of the ten divisions comprising over 200,000 people. Everywhere along the line our Band was met with cheers, hand claps, and " Hurrah for Elgin." It was a glorious day for the band boys, marching down Michigan Blv'd. with thousands of spectators cheering from both sides of the street, several of our most noted army officers leading, and about 20,000 marchers comprising the rest of the division. Our band was selected to lead one of the divisions because of their appear- ance, the pluck they showed in coming to Chicago, and the banner they carried, which read, " Elgin High School has adopted military training." The return home was equally as glorious, for the news of our success had preceded us, and we were met by a delegation .of Elgin Boosters, with red fire and automobiles, and we gave Elgin a miniature preparedness parade which resulted in a much larger one later on. It was a fitting wind up of the school year for the band. This year's work has been a most successful one for the band. VV ith thir- teen new members added, we began by boosting outdoor athletics with the usual spirit. VVe perhaps could have done better, and had better discipline if a permanent band stand had been erected. To give in detail our part in all of the games would take too much space, but we were present at most all of them. VVe showed the spectators that we had the proper school spirit and that we were for clean athletics from start to Gnish. Few people in Elgin know how well we have advertised our town at the games we have played out of town. NVe never missed an opportunity to boost Elging in Rockford we paraded the down town district before the game. In Joliet we not only paraded the streets, but we gave a concert in one of the leading hotels, which was greatly appreciated by the audience. " Liberatti " the world's famous cornetist, with whom we gave a concert last fall, said that our band ranked among the best, and that we had a bright future. A great many bands have become famous in a short time and have gone to pieces just as quick. For a band to be successful and stay so there must be a keen interest shown by the members. No school band can possibly exist without the proper spirit of loyalty on the part of each member, and appreciation of what is being done for them, so let's get the spirit and work hard next year to make ours the best High School Band in the state. C. O. Gronberg. 92 K W V . i 93 4 QA L 3.6 H W 95 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Military Training " Attention " ! Instantly a group of young men, neatly dressed in gray military suits, line up in company formation and with eyes to the front, head and shoulders erect, await the next command. " Forward March! Squads right l " sings out a man in a blue uniform with gold trimmings. Immediately this company of trim-looking soldiers swing intc marching order and march down the street. The casual passer-by, walking by the High School on a warm afternoon after seventh period is sure to witness a scene resembling the above description, and thinking that hostilities are about to commence, anxiously inquires. He is some- what relieved when informed that it is only the High School cadets. After a year or more of delay, military training has at last become a reality Active work commenced early last semester under the leadership of Sergeant Forgit U. S. A. In March he was succeeded by Sergeant Haynie U. S. A. be- cause the former's term of service had expired. The general plan of training is the same as that practiced by Lieut. Steever in his very successful military training work in Xkfyoming. The outstanding and prominent feature of the plan is the democracy of it. It aims at the greatest good for the greatest numbers. It eliminates the idea of superiority of certain mem- bers over others and at least gives everyone a chance to succeed. This feature is the keynote to the huge success of the plan. The company has been making wonderful progress. Anyone who saw the raw recruits slouch into line last January and gaze around when called to atten- tion and again saw the same company of erect, alert, and neat-looking cadets three months later, can speak nothing but the highest praise of the rapid advance- ment made. It is no exaggeration to compare their appearance to the " before and after" advertisements that we sometimes see. The sight of the clean-cut fellows drilling is one of the strongest arguments for military training. Sergeant Haynie has charge of both Elgin High and one of the Chicago high schools. Three days of the school week he gives to the Elgin boys. On drill days the boys are trained in all the maneuvers of the regular army. VVall-scaling and other things that are part of a soldier's training are practiced. It is unfortunate that arms have not been supplied but the fellows are making the best of it and expect to make great progress in handling them when they are supplied. Toward the end of the semester, it is expected that various contests and war games will be staged between the different schools. This will give the boys an opportunity to apply what they have learned. Also, during vacation there is to be two weeks of camping out which will be good training in field work. There is an organization, known as the High School Volunteers of the U. S. and which is fostered by " Everybody's Magazine " to which nearly all of the Elgin boys belong. This loyalty shows the splendid spirit of the boys and proves that they ap- preciate the true purpose of military training which is not only to develop your- self, but to be an efhcient help to your country in case of need. 96 Sergeant Forgit, U. S. A. Sergeant I-laynie, U. S. A. W. Craven, Guide C. Irwin Kleftl E. Goble, Guide E. Dobbler, lst Sergeant W. Brown, Color Bearer E. Southard, Captain R. Brown, 2nd Lieutenant W. Sayre, lst Lieutenant 97 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 AGNEXV, LYLE ABBOTT, CYRILL ADAMS, RAYMOND ANDERSON, ELNVIN BELL, VVILLIAM BENNORTH, CARROLL BLAIR, HUGH BROWN, RALPH BURNS, MALVIN BUTLER, MORTIINIIER BROWN, NVALTER CALAME, GORDON CALAME, MERRILL CLARK, JOHN CODER, ALLEN COPELY, MAURICE COTTON, G. CRAVEN, ALFRED CLARK, JAMES DAMISCH, HERBERT DOBLER, EARL EDELSTEIN, EDWIN FISHER, H. FRENCH, ROBERT GAHAGAN, PAUL GANTZ, FLOYD GIESKE, IVAN GOBLE, EMERSON GOODRICH, JOSEPH GRANT, HAROLD GRAVES, LYNN GRONBERG, MELVIN HARTALL, EDXVARD HELM, JAY HELM, GORDON HELM, RALPH HARTE, EDVVARD IRVVIN, CLINTON JOHNSON, GEORGE KINNANE, XVILLIAM KRICK PAUL Names of Cadets LARSON, CARL LASHER, ROBERT LEETZOW, MILTON LE LIEVRE, JULIAN LINDAHL, LEONARD LOMBARD, PIERRE LANDIS, MAURICE MCBRIDE, STANLEY MQMILLAN, JAMES MALLORY, WILLIS MEADOXVS, HOWARD MUNSHAWV, RALPH NISH, DUDLEY NISS, HAROLD ODERMOTT, MORTIMER O'NEIL, FRANK PAULUS, XVALTER POSTLE, DAVID Jr. PARKER, ARTHUR RAHN, SIDNEY RAUSCHIERT, EMIL RAYNOR, REGINALD REA, RICHARD REAMS, MAXVVELL RICE, HENRY RIPPBERGER, ROLAND SECOMBE, HERBERT SHEPHEARD, OSBORNE SHIRLEY, ROBERT SOLGAM, BELA SOUTHARD, EDWARD STAGE, KENNETH STONE, RICHARD STEDMAN, LEE SWARTWOUT, ROBERT SAYRE, WALTER SAYRE, ROBERT TAZENVELL, HAROLD TOBIN, JOHN TODD, HUGH VAN HOUSEN, HAROLD VAN NOSTRAND, GEORGE 11 hut ' 11 li 111: F 4 J 1 1 x . . X E' ,2,-M R 1 X R QW' a . '1 I I L l M 101 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Coaches DOSEFF Ivan Doself Elgin took another step forward when she secured the services of Ivan Doseff as head of the Department of Physical Training. Vtfhile at the Uni- versity of Chicago, Coach Doseif made a name for himself as an Ath- lete, particularly in Football. The same spirit that won All VVestern and All American honors for him at Chi- cago he has thrown into his coaching at Elgin. Mr. Doseff is one of a few who hold that praiseworthy attitude toward all athletic work, " The glory lies in doing, not in winning." He has taught the men how to dig, plug and fight. Before coming to Elgin Doseff was Coach at Fargo College and there turned out Championship teams. The review of the different branches of athletics shows plainly what he has done this season. Wie should be dis- appointed indeed not to see Coach Doseff figure in Elgin for a number of years to come. VVe are all for him. WATTS Coach 'Watts Too much cannot be said about Coach Wfatts of the Lightweights, and Elgin was certainly fortunate in securing his services. He is a gradu- ate from Illinois where he figured prominently in Athletics especially in Baseball, being Captain of the team. Although not such a distinguished football player as Mr. Doseff, VVatts understands the game thoroughly, and the same is true of him in Basketball. VV hen he first started coaching he had to contend with green men, therefore building up entirely new teams and we can say he turned out an excellent team in both Football and Basketball. It is hoped he will remain a few years longer and championship teams will undoubtedly 1'esult. 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Northern Illinois Conference HE Northern Illinois Conference or " Big Seven " as it is usually called consists of seven schools in Northern Illinois. The schools represented in this conference are Elgin, Rockford, Free- port, East and Wfest Aurora, Joliet and DeKalb. This conference is Cer- tainly a very excellent organization as it brings together the best schools, thus promoting the best games. There is also an Athletic Board consisting of the Principals and Coaches of the different schools which consider protests and pre- pare schedules for the different branches of athletics. Mr. Goble is at present the President of the Board. The members of this Conference must live up to the regulations and rules of the Organization. In Football and Basketball each team plays every other team once, while in track one meet in which the seven schools are represented is held. This Organization is an excellent institution and it is hoped that it will re- main permanent. Following are the standings of both Football and Basketball in the "Big Seven" for the seasons of 1916-17. No championship was awarded in the "Big Seven" football conference. FOOTBALL HEAVYWEIGHTS -LIGHTWEIGHTS Teams Wen Lost pet. Teams Won Lost Pct. Freeport 3 1 .750 Freeport 5 0 1.000 Elgin 3 1 .150 Elgin 3 1 -750 W- Aurora 3 1 .750 W. Aurora 2 2 .500 E. Aurora 4 2 .667 E- Aurora 2 3 -400 Rockford 2 3 .400 Rockford 2 3 -400 Joliet 2 4 .333 Joliet 0 5 -000 De Kalb 0 6 .000 BASKETBALL HEAVYWEIGHTS LIGHTWEIGHTS Teams Won Lost Pct. TCHIIIS Won LOSt Pct. Freeport 6 0 1.000 Freeport 6 0 1.000 Elgin 4 2 .667 Elgin 4 2 .667 Joliet 3 3 .500 Rockford 4 2 .667 Rockford 3 3 .500 Joliet 3 3 ,500 De Kalb 3 3 .500 W. Aurora 2 4 .333 E. Aurora 2 4 .333 E. Aurora 2 4 .333 W. Aurora 0 6 .000 De Kalb 0 6 .000 J' 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Football Season 1 9 1 6 Heavyweights LTHOUGH the football team of 1916 did not head the percentage list of the Northern Illinois Conference the season was a great success. The end of the season found Elgin in second place, having won live games, lost two, and tied one. The first call for candidates came in August and as most of the fellows were working only a few reported. However when scheduled practice began in Septem- ber about thirty fellows appeared, twelve being " E " men. Under the watchful eye of Coach Doseif the team developed into a well-balanced machine. The first game of the season was fought with Hammond High School of Indiana, a new opponent for Elgin. But newness did not scare our fellows for they trounced the visitors, the result being 39-0. It was an excellent game and showed that Elgin had the makings of a championship team. Joliet was our next formidable foe, and as this was the Hrst conference game, much Hght was shown. However, the Prison City lads had to be satisfied with the short end of a 28-O score. Beloit, another new foe, appeared on the tield and, as a result, the best game that had been seen so far was played. The score was 30-3, Beloit having scored the only points against the team so far. Repeating the enthusiasm shown in 1914, three car loads of rooters accom- panied the team to Rockford fully confident of victory. This enthusiasm in- stilled too much confidence into the team for the score ended in a tie although Elgin led in the first three quarters. ' Resembling a track meet somewhat the game at DeKalb the next week ended in the score of 74-0. The people that did not attend the Freeport game missed the best game that has been played in Elgin for years. No team was sure of a victory until the final whistle blew which left Elgin the winner by the score of 28-19, much to the joy of the Elginites. Elgin's chance for the championship came when East Aurora played here the following week. That the Aurora schools seems to be a jinx was again demon- strated when our boys lost the battle by the small margin of three points. The team played good ball but a lucky drop kick in the first few minutes of play de- cided the game. The last game was a journey to VVest High of Aurora, and with the jinx still with the team, and aided by a poor tield game on Elgin's part, the home team won 6-0. Clendening made a touchdown but it was called illegal. fThis game was protested and thrown out of conference standingj Vifith tl1e return of seven veterans including Capt. Mayer, Schlager, Lennartz, Parker, McDonald, Nolting and Duppler the prospects for a good team next sea- son are readily assured. " Here's to the Champs of the Big Seven in 1917." 104 1 105 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Football Season, Lightweights 1916 HE lightweight division in Elgin is something new as in former years there were the lirst and second teams. Lightweight does not mean that the men can not play as well as men on the heavyweight squad but that they are hampered by the lack of weight. In many games the lightweights fur- nished more interest than the heavyweights. Xlfhen Coach Wiatts issued the call for candidates, between thirty and forty responded, but were gradually thinned down to about twenty. The opening game was with McHenry and the team showed what they were made of whe11 they won by the score of 22-6. Geneva came next to down the plucky team but without success for they were sent home to the tune of 34-0. W'hen Joliet came the team had been keyed up to a " never lose 'i pitch and the visitors had to be satisfied with the trip as they lost the game. To keep the spirit up at Rockford they showed the Forest City lads how to play football leaving the field victorious and having thirteen points to Rockford's none. At DeKalb the team found the lightweights better than the heavies but man- aged to blank the Barb City team 26-O. Probably slight over-confidence accounts for Freeport's 12-6 victory. Had the game lasted a few minutes longer it is possible that there would have been a different story to tell as Elgin was just waking up and rushing Freeport off their feet. - The Freeport defeat put renewed energy and determination into the fellows so that they surprised East Aurora by winning, 7-0. Hampered by the poor Held at VV. Aurora neither team could get started and the game ended in a, tie score. Prospects for a winning team next year are bright as the members are all underclass men. Although some may play on the heavyweight team there is still excellent material in the school. O 106 V 107 W v 1 108 1 1 Y 4 Y I I I 109 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Heavy-Weight Basketball Season-1916-1917 HE Basketball season of 1916-17 although not a great success was success- ful in that Elgin " copped " second place in the conference. In reference to the total number of games, six were won and six were lost. At the first call for candidates about twenty appeared which number was finally sifted down to a squad of ten men. Five of these were " E " men, which gave promise of a good team. After about two weeks of practice the squad journeyed to Geneva where ex- cellent team work, coupled with good basket shooting, swamped.-the County seat- ers by the score of 36 to 6. The next preliminary game before the opening of the conference was with Xvaukegan, where the team was unfortunate i11 meeting a team which had had two months of practice, consequently they were defeated. XV est Aurora was the next opponent and as this was the first home game and also opening of the conference the Gym was packed with spectators who were treated to an excellent game, Elgin emerging victorious. The game with Freeport resulted in an overwhelming victory for the Pretzel City huskies. The Gym floor was unusually slippery and our fellows, not being accustomed to it, could not play their usual game. ' XVith three minutes left and the score tied, followed by a deluge of baskets on Elgin's part, revenged the football defeat and Elgin returned victorious from E. Aurora. DeKalb boasted of a better basketball than football team and the boast was almost true as our fellows had to light to win, even though the score seemed large. Our next game was with Rockford and they came full of fight to win. Hence Elgin was forced to bow down to defeat to them. The best game of the season, which was unfortunately, away from home, was played at Joliet. Good guarding by our Guards and excellent basket--shooting by the rest of the team won for Elgin by the score of 23-21. The score was tied until the last minute when a long shot by O'Flaherty " copped the bacon." Every basket-ball team must have a period of reaction as our team did at this time. Defeats were met at the hands of Naperville and VVhea.ton on two suc- cessive nights. K At the tournament which was held at East Aurora, Glen Ellyn was Elgin's first opponent and was defeated by our team. But dame fortune smiled on East High when they won from Elgin, avenging their defeat earlier in the season. Most of the fellows graduate in Iune leaving only a few veterans, but with such good players on the lightweight team, Elgin can make a good bid for the Championship next year. 110 5 l l l 111 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Basketball Lightweights 1916-1917 HE fighting lightweight team won seven out of twelve games played and went into tie with Rockford for the second place in the Conference Stand- ing. At the first call for practice about forty candidates appeared, giving promise for excellent material. After a few " knifings 1' it was cut down to the usual numbered squad. The start of the season was at XV. Chicago where defeat marked the end of the game for Elgin, but the game was played in a box car gym, so consolation was at hand. The next night another trip was made, this time to VVheaton where victory resulted. Five points were all that VV. Aurora could make while our fellows captured 32, in the opening conference game. Freeport again did the trick and Elgin lost, but only after a stubborn fight by our boys. Possibly the lightweights instilled the heavyweights to victory at E. Aurora as they won the preliminary in great style,-result 18-10. XN. Chicago lost themselves in our gym and also lost the game, being whipped 32-5. DeKalb again suffered defeat at the hands of the team for they were, swamped 25-13. Elgin blasted Rockford's hope of winning the Championship as the team did splendid work when they downed the Rockfordites by 21-13 score. A big reverse was met at Joliet after winning four straight games, where the team lost 18-13. Pep seemed to be lacking, as some of the fellows worked all day to reduce. The last home game was played with Naperville, and not until the whistle blew could the winner be pronounced. Two points finally separated victory from defeat, score being 21-20 in Naperville's favor. The final game of the season was a second triumph over VVheaton. After the VVheaton game the Lightweights and Heavyweights merged, ten fellows were picked to represent the Elgin team at the tournament. Some very creditable work was shown by some lightweight members. VV ith an added year of experience the next year's team will be hard to beat. Elgin 17, VV. Chicago 27 Elgin 25 DeKalb 13 Elgin 2, Vlfheaton 9 Elgin 21, Rockford 13 Elgin 32, VV. Aurora 5 Elgin 13 Joliet 18 Elgin 16, Freeport 30 Elgin 20, Naperville 21 Elgin 18, E. Aurora 10 Elgin 23 VVheaton 7 Elgin 32, W. Chicago 5 112 -uname -- 1 K 113 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 General Athletics Competitive athletics, when conducted 011 a truly sportsmanlike basis, is one of the most valuable and beneficial activities in the life of any educational in- stitution. This fact is of such wide recognition among people who are really and truly worthy of opinion in these matt-ers, that any criticism against them, unless it be a. constructive criticism, can well be considered as pretty laxly founded. Let us be glad that we have all that we have, Let us try to keep them, and see that We have more of them. Reviewing the season of 1916-19173 we gladly say that our teams have tried to live up to the past reputation of our school, by hard playing, true sports- manship, and being always ready to give all to their Alma Mater. Let us give all the credit we can to the men who have represented our school, because they have been true sports and loyal sons. IVAN DOSEFF. 114 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Interclass Basketball N account of limited time the Interclass basketball tournament was played in two afternoons. The games were all well played but the fast junior squad was victorious, winning every game. As all "E" men are barred from participating, the Seniors again suffered more than the rest of the teams, but they managed to play good ball being defeated only in the final game by the Juniors. The Interclass tournament is of great value to the school as the coach can see the playing of the fellows and promising material is always found, many mak- ing the basketball squads. Following is a list of the games played. Seniors 36-Freshmen 6 Juniors 10-Sophomores 8 Sophomores 28-Freshmen 7 Juniors 11-Seniors S Spillard Tournament HE Spillard Tournament was played at the finish of the basketball season, all 111C1l1lJCl'S of both basketball squads being barred from participation. THE tournament was an unqualified success from every point of view, and as the teams were evenly matched peppery contests resulted. The Juniors again headed the percentage list but their superior work in no way detracted from the credit of the others, for their enthusiasm and stamina with which they played. By winning this tournament the Juniors have done two deeds this year for which they should receive due credit. A follow- ing list of scores will show how the teams played. Juniors 21-Seniors 6 Sophomores 21-Freshmen 17 Juniors 22-Sophomores 16 Seniors 31-Freshmen 5 juniors 28--Freshmen 6 Seniors 17--Sophomores 15 Sophomores 28-Freshmen 8 Juniors 20-Sophomores 6 Seniors 24-Freshmen 16 Iuniors 20-Freshmen 13 Sophomores 18-Seniors 13 115 T917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Track S we look ahead to the coming track meets we do so with a feeling of confidence. Wfe are justified in feeling this way for any man will judge a team by what they do. NVe can say " do " for what will be done will be nothing more than a repetition of what has been done, with improvements. XVith eight " E " men back on the team and a mason like Doseff what better foundation could be desired? Mr. Evans tells us that light travels the fastest of all elements but there are times when we are inclined to believe that light has some very close com- petitors in the forms of " Zippie " Mayer, Paul and LeRoy Clendening or " Scoop " Brown. W'e seldom think of that old story " The Cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon U unless we substitute the living form of " Swede " Lundgren or " LU Harold X-Vehling, referring to the jump of course, not the cow. Magazine ads often portray Atlas holding up the world but how much more impressive the scene becomes when we substitute "Jake" Etnyre being held down by a twelve pound shot. Like a bird rising from the ground and mak- ing a big swoop to the sky, is the form of Captain " Suds " going over the bar at eleven feet. This summarizes the veterans but who has ever seen a season without a dark horse? So keep your eye on a few men like Agnew, Hyde, McQueen, Munshaw, Shirley, A. Bailey, Yoder, Kienzle, G. Helm and it's pennies to dollars that there will be twenty " E " track men in E. H. S. at the end of the season. It is with great pleasure that in this little space we can give some respect to Mr. Evans for what he has done for track in E. H. S. His consistent coaching at the beginning of the season has always proved beneficial, and it is said by many if it hadn't been for Mr. Evans, track would have bee11 discontinued long ago. E. O. S. '17 116 117 1 1 I 118 L , HIGH SCHOOL ELGIN 1917 INDIVIDUAL MEN PAUL CLENDENING. Football 4. Half Back. Captain. Basketball 2. Center. Track 2. ' " XVhen once started never caught." e reee e LEON ETNYRE. Full Back Football 4. . 'd. Captain. mt H wx Qi- NS QF? Q? Basketball 2. Guan K' Q Track 1. I C " Full of iight to the fl X ' am UTHARD. Football 2. Half Back. Basketball 2. Guard. Track 1. Captain. " Always fights EDVVARD SO the good fIgl1t." 119 nishf' 1917 S 5 -- -af .. , Rt ' owl Eg.: -- -- 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL "E" MEN FRANKLIN MAYER. Football 2. Quarter Back. Captain Elect. Track 2. " And panting time toiled after him in vain." Basketball 2 Gu'1rd T11Lk 7 Can t be seen for dust NswL i O I - F. RALPH BROVVN. X cz 1 xy K: I sa? :L H ORANDO COOK Football 2. End, Quarter Buck. Basketball 2. Forward. " Always doing things." 120 1917 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL INDIVIDUAL "E" MEN LAXVRENCE LENNARTZ. Football 2. End. " His opponents licked the dust." ROBERT ROSS. Football 2. End ARTHUR PARKER. Football 2. Guard. " The' fellow with the grit." 121 Always in it." 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL "E" MEN CARLOS VALENTI NIE. Football 1. Guard. Basketball. Center. "' The dark horse who made good." RAYMOND MacDONALD. Football 2. Right Tackle. " His trusty foot sails the ball far away." HAROLD XVEHLING. Football 2. Half Back. Track 1. " Cool, level-headed who brought results." 122 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL "E" MEN NORMAN LUNDGREN. Track l. " Do or die." PAUL SCHLAGER. Football 2. Center. " The mainstay of the line." , HAROLD BOVVEN. Football 1. Full Back. " Wfhen once started he is never stopped." 123 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL ' 'E' ' MEN DONALD BARCLAY. Basketball 1. " There in a pinch." XVILBUR BRIDGE. Football 1. Tackle. " Stuck to the Buishf' EDVVIN DUPPLER. Football 1. End. " Small but full of plucl-:."L 124 l l l l l l l l l 1 P V i l l l 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL LEO O'FLAI-IERTY. IIH iix Basketball 1. 'ml K " Beware when his Irish is up." 'I is LYL13 AGNENV. Basketball 1. - " Never a qpitterf' LOUIS NOLTI NG. Football 1. " A coming star." 125 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 INDIVIDUAL "E" MEN ROLLIN RIPPBERGER. Basketball 1. " VVl1at he lacked in size was made up in scrap." LEROY CLENDENING. Track 1. . " Following his brothers' footsteps. K F . ., .... 1 .i . X... ' f n sr '- ' , Q 2 MIKE BRENNAN. Basketball 1. " The constant fighter." 126 GIRLS HTHLETICS gjCE'H. G 127 1917 ELGIN CHIGH SCHOOL 1917 Girls' Intercl-ass Series HIS year the girls' Indoor Baseball teams were in perfect trim for the opening of the season. A series of six interclass games was played, each team playing every other team. Through the skillful coaching of Mr. NN'atts, the girls were pui in the best condition they have ever been in. A number of the positions of the players were shifted and each girl was placed in the position she could best Fill. The Senior team with Lois Smith as their captain finished with a perfect percentage. The Juniors were second with two games and next came the Fresh- men with one game to their credit. The Sophoniores had hard luck this season. The loss of their captain due to illness was a set back to them but they were a plucky lot of girls and after each defeat tried to be the victors in the next. The Senior-Junior game was one of excitement from the start to Finish as the teams were so evenly matched. The Seniors took the lead toward the end of the game and won by a score of 14-9. They have a very interesting history. This is the second time they have won the title as Champsg as Freshmen they succeeded in claiming the title and as Sophs. captured second place. They held the Seniors and Freshmen to a tie as juniors. XVhen the cup comes under the possession of a team three consecutive years it is the property of that team. No team has ever succeeded in doing this yet, but the '17 Seniors were probably tlfe nearest to it. Baseball X-Ve all wish to thank Mr. Doseff and Mr. W'atts for their work in helping to make the series so successful and l'lC1'C,S to the winners next year. The line up is as follows: Seniors. C., CCapt.j Lois Smith, P., Helen Xvoodrulf, Charlotte Hadlock, lst B.. Elizabeth Anderson, 2nd B., Corindaselle Cook. 3rd B., Charlie Harper, L. S., Esther Tuthill, R. S., Lydia Goeltenboth, L. F., Gladys Smith, R. F., Helen Shirley, Margaret Rice. Juniors. C., Hattie Bristol, P., fCapt.l Frances Olsen, lst B., Ruth Rickert, 2nd B., Anna Meagher, 3rd B., Josephine Jocelyn, L. S., Velma Erickson, R. S., Grace Keuchler, L. F., Agnes Meaders, R. F., Adeline Owen, Norma Townsend. Sophomores. C., Wfinnifred Treiber. P.. fCapt.5 Ruth hlocelyn, lst B., Min- nie Labahn, 2nd B., Florence Smith, 3rd B., Norma Stewart, L. S., Laura Durren- berger, R. S., Marion Howard, L. F., Ruth O'Connor, R. F., Celia Ellithorpe, Florence Harbaugh. Freslnnen. C., CCapt.j Fanny Rider, P., Margaret Ross, lst B., Ellen John- son, Znd B., Marion Riley, 3rd B., Nora Harte, L. S., Daisy Foote, R. S., Florence Olsen, L. F., Alice Dunn, R. F., Gladys Strohm. 128 l 4 IORS-CHAMPS FRESHMEN 129 JUNIORS 130 ES MOR O PH I S0 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Volley Ball . HIS year Volley Ball was organized as one of the sports in the High School for girls, and has proven a great success. It is a most interesting game, and one that is easily followed. Many girls reported for the practices, and it was with a great deal of difficulty that the instructors succeeded in selecting a team from the great number of enthusiastic candidates. The games were very exciting and the Seniors by a hard fight succeeded in capturing the title as winners. The teams are as follows: Seniors Capt. M. Graves, V. Fallstad, E. Rovelstad, G. Smith, L. Smith, M. Rice, D. Hubbard, E. Anderson, L. Goeltenboth, M. Muetterties. - Juniors Capt. E. Johnson, F. Olsen, V. Erickson, N. Townsend, G. Kuechler, M. Harvey, N. Gylleck, M. Glos, R. Kenyon, A. Meaders, B. Dolby, H. Lamp. Sophomores Capt. F. Smith, A. Platt, F. Renner, li. Magnus, NN". Treiber, A. Hinsdell, E. Kettner, R. Dolby, G. Lake, F. Reason, G. Eggert. Freshmen Capt. M. Ross, H. Ekvall, L. Reafsnider, R. Linder, F. Rider, R. Judd, C. Higgins, H. Strauss, G. Strohm, M. Bratzler, R. Van Nostrand, N. Harte, D. Redeker, H. Voltz. 1 131 7 132 D 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Minor Athletics VERY year there are several sports which are opened to the whole school including the faculty, and because there is the Kennell Cup to be played for each year in the Golf Tournament it makes the games far more exciting. Golf is coming to be a valuable sport in the High School and probably in a few years it will take a similar place in the school activities as football, basket- ball or track. The cup donated by Kennell Brothers answers the purpose for both girls and boys, the name of the girl winner on one side and the boy on the other. Regular match play is used to determine the champions. Earl Christie and Charlotte Hadlock won the title last fall. Another of the attractive sports of the season is tennis. The playing was very close and the season ended with Lydia Goeltenboth and VVerner Fisher as the winners. Due to considerable delay this year, the Captain Ball Season was very late in opening. Consequently we were not able to write anything about the games as the " Maroon " had to go to press. 133 134 FUEL EAT UNE Jw o . 4 Z X . -1 - . Q AE 2 Q l A I 'KN 2 X " "IH -' Hull '1" ERE: -'-' Wlllglxl' Ili ,1 glx M ? I 1. , Y 1-f' FQ - '4' " h 3 ' V E QA VA 1 SXT-j.f. O X X 4 l . A ' EA: ,H G ,,,, .. , ,4m. .N ,. ,,.,., , ,,,, ,. 1., V K I I O 0 . X J - v,, . 1j',jtWQf1 . v- , WAY! fi. 'T """ - X' gl, fi dl-A-xxx f -5 7, ,, fx i ff! ! 135 .,.,. ,1.-- . The Mirror The " Mirror " is the little paper which you so eagerly wait for every Mon- day feven if you do not always get it on tiinej. You scan the headlines and turn with interest to the " Exchange "-if you seek amusement, to " Sports "- if athletically inclined, or to the " personals," if you are a society butterfly and wish to see your name in print. The " Mirror " incites interest in school activities, and chronicles the weekly news of importance to the students, themselves. It unifies the student body, arouses school spirit, and on the whole, is a publication of which we are proud, and which we would not willingly do without. Editor-in-chief, . . . Associate Editor, .. Assistant Editor, .. Assistant Editor, . . . Business Mgr., ...... Subscription Mgr., . . . Athletic Editor, .... Girls' Athletic Editor Local Editor, ...... Exchange Editor, .. Alumni Editor, . . . E H. S. Mirror The Staff 136 . . . Harry McQueen Dorothy Mitchell .. Eleanor Goble Katharine Davery . . XValter Brown . Clarence Lasher Edward Metcalf . . Margaret Rice Helen VVoodruff . Frances Fitchie Evelyn Boettcher 137 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 The Maroon Staff E are proud of our 1917 Annual, and we believe we have reason to be so. iIt is the result of hard, but enjoyable work on the part of the staff and we hope that you may get out of the book some of the fun we had in preparing it. Wle, too, have kept the old size and shape, so our Annual is U like last year's-but oh how diiferentf' YVe have tried to make it " Liber Mirabilis "-the wonderful year book of Elgin High. XVe wish it to please you-but if it doesn't-well-an Annual's a queer invention, the High School gets the fame, the Printer gets the money, and the staff gets-all the blame. ' So, if we have hurt your feelings or displeased you, we hope you will forgive it-and-blame the Staff. H Maroon Staff Editor-in-chief, .. Associate Editor, . . Associate Editor, . . Associate Editor, . . Business Manager, . . . . Ass't Business Manager, Athletic Editor, ..... . Ass't Athletic Editor, . . Art. Editor, ...... . Art Editor, . . . Art Editor, . . . . Society Editor, . . . Humor Editor, . . Stenographer, .. Stenographer, . . 138 . Harold XVehling .. . Margery Tibbals Frances Gronberg . . . . VVesley Ollman . . . . Nellis Clark .. LeRoy Spillard .. . Clarence Eggert . . Charlie Harper Gilberta Turnbull Charlotte Hadlock . . . Gladys Smith Dorothy Hubbard Lois Smith . . . Dolossa Kretschmer . . . . . Florence Riley EALENUAH Ei Xmrff N 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Calendar 1' u S u ' Q - E -ff- ,lg lim? September 5. High School Hooded with " green." 150 Freshies enter. 6. Everybody changes his program. 7. First Senior class meeting. C. Harper and H. Wfehling elected to " Mirror Board." S. Not much. 11. First issue of " Mirror." 12. All right, Harry, it passed the Board of Censorship. 13. Auditorium. " Dot " Mitchell, associate editor, introduces new " Mirror " staff. 14. Readings given by " Midge " Goodrow. 15. Musical program by Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Macreedy. 18. Girls' Glee Club organizes. 19. Senior class nominations. Some job! 20. Ditto! And we ain't thru yet. 21. Senior nominations. Again! 25. Seniors elect. Pres., " Ne11is" Clark, VicesPres., "Pedie " Spillard, " S " Tuthill, Sec'y. Foot-note: Our Pres. is a boy. 26. Principal Goble lectures us in Auditorium. 21. R. O. P. party for Gordon Holland. Frat brother leaves for Chicago. 30. Elgin 39, Hammond 0. 140 1 l 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 October 3. Junior Haig taken down by Seniors. Our first dastardly act! 4. Rev. Lfllenwood talks on " Moral Preparedness." 5. " Boosters " parade for Joliet game. Great hopes for the team. 6. Lieut. McGibeny gives lecture. Senior Hag up all day. 7. Elgin 28, Joliet 0. Our hopes were well founded. 9. Auditorium? 13. Mass meeting. Band makes first appearance. 14. Elgin defeats Beloit, 30-3. 17. Auditorium. Don't smile, we're sure of this one. 20. Topic of the day-going to Rockford. 21. lilgin tics with Rockford, 14-14. 23. " Maroon " stuff chosen. 24. " Pomander Vllalk " selected as Senior class play. 25. Mr. A. L. Metzel lectures on " Thrift." Stereopticon views by Prof. Jolley. 26. Juniors elect. Pres., Gylleck, Vice-Pres., Davis, Sec'y., Schlager. 27. Senior girls decide on " Ties." 28. Elgin 74, Dekalb 0. Some score! 30. " Dixie Jubilee Concert." Dey sho were som' class. 31. Rev. Miller talks on " Standards." 141 I 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 rf'--Si. Qi' "'-Asxx f A Q ' 1' N N I Iii N' LQ N j wx ' X, 1 :fs ' ,J fx . X N Q iff ew o 1 'r W5 1 s ji. if EE, x'..,.N h N 1 X, " 3 ' V 1 f J November 1. Nothin' stirrin'. 2. Miss Osborne talks on " Gascon Bill." Girls' Glee Club appears for first time. 3. No school. Northeastern Illinois Teachers Convention. 4. Elgin 28, Freeport 19. Down with the Pretzels! 6. Boys' Glee Club makes first appearance. S. Sophomores give program in Auditorium. 10. " Pink Sheet." "Boosters " club meeting. 11. Elgin O, East Aurora 3. Fullback Pritchard injured. 13. Auditorium. Profs Doseff and Wfatts speak. 14. "Directly to classes." Did you have your lessons? 17. Musical program by Mr. Haines and Miss Xlfagner. 18. Elgin 0, 1Nest Aurora 6. Our hopes mired in the mud of Hurds Island. 20. Senior boys purchase " Jerseys." 21. Basketball practice starts. Go to it, boys. 22. Volleyball played by Seniors and Juniors. 23. Death of Cyril Pritchard. 25. Football gine canceled. 28. Seniors defeat Freshies in basketball. Juniors defeat Sophomores. 29. More music! Mrs. VVheelock directs program. ' 30. Thanksgiving. Oh, that Turkey dinner! 142 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 191 4 D A- - 94 f"H ' e..f.e fi ' fl -y ws. M- ' . E -, .1 X f ' .: Ln' X XX it iff- gn hx X C .F .if J ' ' on N V' 1 pi f December 1. Vacation. 4. Dr. Mann talks on " Tuberculosis." 5. More basketball practice. Keep the good work up. 6. Volleyball games. The last. 7. Band Concert given by H. S. band and " Liberatif' 8. Antics of the Faculty, as entertainers, amuse Seniors 11. 12. Report cards! All Es? Rev. Stone talks on " A Man and his Opportunity." Christmas program in Auditorium. 13. Made out program cards. 14. More program cards. 15. 25. Merry Christmas! 31. So-long, 1916! 143 at annual party 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 lx 59 i 546116 J -ESQ .. - wx?-irq 4-iw X 3. - -me - wry - :A F .Q xx A ...H W, ,Wi A U ..., Y ,lx Q . ,fe fl-- -- 'ZLW-rl Mkt- 4 .rl January 1. Howdy do, 1917. 2. Elgin defeated by Gary in basketball. 3. Miss Xlfilliford ill. Assistants keep library open. 4. Class meetings. Get some pep! 5. Basketball. Elgin 20, XVest Aurora. 15. 9. Lecture for boys in auditorium-to improve deportment. ll. Auditorium. Football boys receive " Es." 12. Senior class meeting? Oh! No! Not this A. M. 15. Class meeting at last ! XN'e only waited three days. 16. Mr. Goble lectures on finals in Auditorium. 'Twas a sad tale. 17. Finals-sadness! 18. More finals-more sadness! 19. Vacation. Gee! I hope we got by. 22. New semester. The beginning of the end for the Seniors. 23. Seniors vote on cups and gowns. 24. Boys go to auditorium again! Senior girls enjoy private meeting. 25. R. O. P. sleighride. 13. J. and wife are the popular ehaperons of the season 26. Dorothy Mitchell and Harold Wfatts fatally injured in auto accident. 29. Funeral services attended by classmates. 30. Memorial program held in High School auditorium. 144 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 GX February 1. Thursday, that's all. 2. Second military training drill. Maroons lose to Naperville in basketball. 5. 400 annual subscriptions in one day. That's going some. Boy's issue of the KK ' 71 Mirror. 6. Annual subscriptions. Yet or again? 7. " Say, have you subscribed for the annual? Only 3il.5O!" 8. Ditto. ' 9. Rockford beats Elgin in basketball. 12. Prof. Larsen reads French story on Lincoln's birthday. 13. Nothing doing. Oh, yes, the Juniors did have election. 14. Valentine's day. VVho did " Pecky " send his to? 15. Mrs. Cowlin reviewed Senior class play. 16. Elgin 25, Joliet 23. Elgin gets second place in " Big 7 " conference. 19. Matinee of " Pomander NValk " for students. 20. " Pomander NValk " scores big success. 21. African missionary by name of Clark tells about his adventures. 22. Vacation-XVashington's birthday. Did you tell any fibs? 23. Patriotic program directed by Mrs. Vtfheelock. i 26. Report cards. Good as usual? 27. Spillard Basketball Tournament started. 28. Musical program given by Miss Devine. 145 V 1 E l 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 i M A . f' EL? gg i 3. 5 V 'WE C Q l M H 5 26.11532 A l R w 7 sm MG H 1 GN G so 0 March p 1. Art Festival begins. p 2. Boys' Glee Club sings at Festival program in auditorium. 5. " Mirror." Our regular edition of H. S. gossip by McQueen and Co. 6. Class meetings. just argued! l ! V p 7. Freshman and Sophomore reading contest. p S. Wfilliam Meagher succumbs following operation. I 9. Cast for Junior play, " Alice in VVonderland," chosen. 12. Memorial program for XVilliam Meagher. Junior issue of " Mirror." 13. Attorney Roy Phillips talks on " The Almighty Dollar." 14. Patriotic Day. Program and military drill after school. 15. Rehearsals for Comedy Concert. Pretty soft, dodging classes. 16. " Comedy Concert " scores a success. Musical program by Mr. Lynn and Mrs. Dickinson. ' 19. Mr. Thomas Moody gives talk on " Africa." Some speedy manl ! l 20. Mr. Pace speaks to Commercial students and teachers. 21. Mr. Oakes reviews Concert " Ruth." 22. Our Principal astonished at skipping efficiency of his students. Gives lecture on " Loyalty to the School." 23. Extemporaneous tryouts held in auditorium. 24. Spring vacation. 30-31. Northwestern track meet at Evanston. Southard, Mayer and Keinzel in finals. ' 146 4 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 A P R 1 1 fi" ' -' .1 ,x 9 . I L Zh W ' , . 5 1, p I. I nn April l. April fool! ! ! 2. School once more! 3. Mr. LeRoy Lacey gives musical program including patriotic numbers. 4. Last military drill after school cut short by rain. 5. Class meetings. More plans made for Senior-Faculty party. 6. Industrial Exhibit. VVork of the Grades and High School. 9. Mildred Goodrow reads " The Melting Pot." 10. Pictures taken for the "Maroon," juniors and Sophs tried to break the camera. 12. Prof. Miller talks about " America as a great nation." XV. R. C. presents Hags for the session rooms. 13. Vacation. Teachers go to Chicago for convention. Did they all go? ? 16. A few more faces shot for the " Annual." 17. President Tilden, Lombard College and Prof. Doseff give talks on the present war. 18. 190 in the shade-Honest! l ! ! 19. Patriotic Day. Parade and celebration at night. 20. Did you get drowned in the near cloudburst? ? ? 23. Mrs. Cowlin tells story of " Princess Bonnie." 24. Oh, if only something would happen! l ! 25. Eddie Funk lute again? Dress rehearsal of " Princess Bonnie." 26. Matinee of " Princess Bonnie " pleases the " children." 27. " Princess Bonnie " proves a success. Pecky demonstrates ways of testing for bugs fbacteriaj in milk. Very clever. 147 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 MAY 1. Did you get a letter from Culver? I did. 2. Cadet drill, as usual. 3. Auditorium? ? ? 4. Faculty entertained by the Seniors at the " biggest and best " party of the year. 8. Mirrors. Rather late. 9. Cadets drill all day. Junior reception to the " E " men. ll. Reading, Letterwriting, Decl. Contest at Lake Forest. Miss Flossie McBride gives readings. 12. Interscholastic Track meet at Lake Forest. 14. " Maroon " gone to press. 148 14 Q Elgin, Ill., May, 1, 1917. Mr. Edwin Funk, Pres. of Junior Class, Elgin High School. Our dear Mr. Funk: XVe wish hereby to thank you for the above photographs which you so generously contributed, and to inform you of the pleasure we take in affectionately dedicating this, the Humorous Department, in your honor. Very truly yours, THE 1917 ANNUAL STAFF. 150 tb .wimil-"' -wnri 22 HQW"5'ot ' S11 X Pa ughcomffgf -M . 1- ' ,X F Pfesldenweds qctlfsrk d ,ghitg , A lE?i,gE?'.af-Qzxjrfpf eel H- S D XM-X' '14 'rf-.?1"'m .a. W ' H - 0,xSPec,,,e:- ,fs . E ' 1.,, Q Ziff-.'Q3'gi,ii-Eg'-'lf -qoflb' . feb- 3 -A D.. -- 'ff 2211- up r,,Pvm,f?1'-.1,f'-fp 'gr1..,Sh'0w.': gm, an , .-YQRYN A 1-xr' ' - 'J' 1.43G.1,,::::vnr-.-,gligfefkjf of' 73,127- nsqvlx EV Ss 'Hum Mx.. 'lv - In ".m,,,, v. ton: ,glut-WW' at vw! gms! ' - osx Samoan B - yfwes - 1 "' aff use on esac I B ' T v Cow alley S x . o shew pomrys to ther.. hy, you will. .ou rvrfahzfv will if you D2ll1,1 Green Comfys yourself. KN J7 -J ! N f C We d ,, Rubbgriulglail 77713, Ei 2000622 00 B 404- K f . -V0 S 'vfy slippcrs tnkc thc wci,f1l1t and Confil' A tb?J:erSbxs.degoEs 'Hoes off your fcct and give you absr 5 fsnhlade. C er for ' 't in your Icisurc hours. 8 -'Q-Qgzarl' on for ' 'our feet relax,-breathe and lfqlfvia 7-,R ' 'GMM SOI.,- -hare restmg is your body im .1,,aw -Xxx Co, -- . ' e' x no 1' WQIRHQUQZJ-152 ww.: Lu X, x,le,, siS,,turfu1- they-WZ: XQ. "aw nf 1,, DO YOU READ YOUR NEWSPAPER? 151 Q,-af 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 L-Gin H Feb-Rary, 1917. Premier Sanhara Sana, Dear Ser, This is to inform you that I have been here and will have leaved soon. Most fine thing here is Hi Skool. Ma.ny fine peoples in it. Prince Goble, show me round. He enter doose me Miss Hubb'l-she learn people foolish talk. Then we talk to Mist. Larsen-he like talk and shake hands. Miss Shabibble she mutch click, click, click, and like to play with other peoples-they see who make most click. Miss Saltman shee most joy see me and say mutch interesting. W'hy you think? Then, meet Mist. Lyle Abbott-he ware blinders-can't see. Mist. Peckman he have crazy things round. Say tutch this. I tutch and great hop I full tire. Miss Sable-she artisk. Say want piture? Say shure-she draw. I send to you. Enterdoosed Miss Gracious VVebster. She mind me great man Taft. Then Mist. Hance-he have machines, and to inutch noyse. All peoples in Hi Skool just come to return of study after vaccination cause of X-clami- nations. They what no all lessons no must take X-claniinations-but peoples what not know anything must come for these to write. Wlhat say? I no think this way right. They what not no, why should answer questions? VV rite how you think. Pres. Senior Class-Mist. Clark, also show me round. Pass by mail box in hall by door. Nice thing in Hi Skool. So can send letters to peoples without going to Post Ossife. Mist. Clark point to boy-Mist. Queen fnot like Jap country and Yurrup-there all queens Miss and not Mist.-but Merica different free placej who Editor called, also Miss Gobble and Miss Day Very-and he say with hand Hourish-" These Looking-Glass peoples what every Monday, gives to all in Hi Skool what have paid moneys, one Looking Glass. I think that fine thing-how think? Tho why for get new Looking Glass ever week, I not know. Shure must break fast--what say? See Miss B. B. B.-Miss Basket-ball boy's Bement, so Mist. Clark say-in Room Too oh Too-great crowd-no girls-but boys with sweaters, so say, of, how they call that color-Marooned-and big E. E. E. on, that Mist. Clark say mean "Ethletics." Meet Mist. Oswall Keller-he show report card and Xsplain marks-he get good card-all F- Fine-, P- Perfect- and C- Corking- he says one girls like Miss Kretsmere get all E- excrable. Too Bad! NN-Ve go to cessation room. Pres. say-You like see green Freshies-what? I say shure you bet with great eagerness. Go in-see peoples-they no green-- white. I sprise. Tell Mist. Clark. He laugh. All quiet in room-peoples on benches-no sit on Hoor like Japnese Skool. They with sudden quickness bell ring. All jump-rush to door. I great excitement. Eagerfully say-where fire? Say-no fire-Skool over. I no understanding get of queerness of acting. VVhy ring fire-bell where no fire? All very puzzlement. All same I..-Gin Hi Skool good, nice place. If war come-look out for L-Gin Skool. They mutch Pre- parefulness now. Your for inflamation. M. T. '17 152 - 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life Donald Adkins-" I can afford to wait." Elizabeth Anderson-5' A most excellent widow! " Helen Atherton-" She sits tormenting every guest: Nor gives her tongue a mo- ment's rest." Albert Bailey-" You have to build a fire under him to move him." Frank Bailey-" XN'hy do all the girls love me? " Eleanor Bull-" A mere child." Donald Barclay-" If she undervalue me, what care I how fair she be? " Amanda Bergren-"W'11istle and she'll come to you." Elwin Bradley--" I-Ie is all fault, who has no fault at all." Harold Bowen-" Find me the man that woman has not made a fool of." Eugene Burger-" I am whistling to keep myself from being afraid." Gwen Bell-" Variety alone gives joy." Ralph Brown-" Of all blessings, ladies are the soothinestf' XV alter Brown-" Not only great quality, but great quantity." Mildred Burns-" A wee, small voice." Saloy Bendsten-" All I ask is to be let alone." Violet Becker-" Frequently within my brain, I gently think a thought." NVilbur Bridge-" Oh! how wonderful his color ' screamsf " Otey Bente-" I must patent my laughfi Corindaselle Cook-" I ani keeping up the reputation of the family." Orando Cook-" Like a. rainbow in the sky." George Carlson-" I know nothing about itg I am my own ancestor." Lois Culver-" A woman with domestic air, who can sew buttons and pull hair." Hester Carbaugh-" Give me but a Nichols worth! " Vivian Carbaugh-" Her wit invites you by her looks to come but when you knock, it never is at home." 153 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life-Continued Maurice Copley--" As meek as man is made." Mildred Coon-" VVait 'till the sun shines, Nellie l " Nellis Clark-" I am not a politician, and 1ny other habits are good." Janette Casperson-" The deed I intend to do is great but what-I know not yet." Paul Clendening-" Resolved to ruin or to rule the state." James Crawford-" Above the vulgar Hight of common souls." Dorothy Devine-" Men may come, and men may go, but I go on forever." Earl Dobler-" Sometimes I set and think, and sometimes I just set." Ellen Dolby-" Short and to the point." Katherine Davery-" She has a great mind for a child of her age! " Hazel Danner-" Love me, and tell me so sometimes." Evelyn Dehn-" One can't be too popular." Ellen Eckholm-" A little chimney-soon heated hot." Clarence Eggert-" Xvithout a smile from partial beauty won. Oh! what were man-a. world without a sun." Mildred Engelbrecht-" She does nothing in particular and does ' it ' well." Leon Etnyre-" Uneasy lies the head, that wears a crown." Clara Fitchie-" I never dare to write as funny as I can." Frances Fitchie-" I defy all fellers, though they be made of gold." Verna Fallstad-" VVl1ence is thy learning? Hath thy toil o'er thy books con- sumed the midnight oil? " Bernard Foley-" Admiral of the Irish navy." Eleanor Goble-" Had I read as much as others, I might have been as ignorant." Emerson Goble-" None but himself can be his parallel." Glen Gable-" A gentleman who loves to hear himself talk, and will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month." Ruth Grady-" People are so unappreciative of a clever person." Elmer Giertz-" Thinking is but an idle waste of thought." 154 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life-Continued Alice Gross-" Oh! progeny of learning." Alice Gartland-" The man that wants to see me, is the very man I want to see." Glendora Graves-" How partial is the voice of fame." Q Marjorie Graves-" Better late than never." Dorothy Gould-" For I am nothing, if not critical! " Lydia Goeltenboth-" Names come cheaper by the yard." Dorothy Hubbard-" You could almost hear her wings." Aubrey Hesse-" I am saddest when I singg so are those who hear meg they are sadder even than I am." Harold Hunt-" I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for hens to pick at.f' Charlotte Hadlock-" My life is like a stroll upon the beach-as near the ocean's edge as I can go." Charlie Harper-" I delight to do thy will," saith King David. Mabel Giltner-" As happy as a. clam at high water." Harry Hitzman-" He's of stature somewhat low: Your hero should be tall, you know." Florence Holden-" Why Hash thou sparks of fury from your eyes, and harsh tones from your mouth? " Robert Herold-" He'll never overwork--he doesn't believe in it." Mary Hayes-" A mother's pride and father's joy." Elsa Hellberg-" At every word a reputation dies." LaVere Hines-" Mind your speech a little, lest it mar your fortunes." Frances Gronberg-" This maiden, she lived with no other thought than to love and to be loved by? ? ? P" Clinton Irwin-" I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedlyf' Darwin Johnson-" Ajax the great-himself a host." Everett Johnson-" Alas, the slippery nature of tender youth." Jean Johnson-" I am about ready for heaven." Paul Johnson-" Unalterably and pesteringly fond." 155 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life-Continued Garnett Kern--" Absence of occupation is not 1'CSf, a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed." Oswald Keller-" I-Ie bluifeth, my Lord, how he bluffethf' Xvalter Kinney-" Ye gods! but I'm a man after my own heart." Dolossa Kretschmer-"She never Hunked and never liedg I reckon she never knew how." Laurcita Leitner-" I care not for man." Norman Lundgren--" He was like a cock, who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow." VValter Lindgren-" Fain would I climb, but fear I to fall." Ruth Leverenz-" I think the worst kind of vice, is advice." Clarence- Lasher-" I am not one of those who do not believe in love at first sight, but I believe in taking a second look." Dudley Nish-" Self-love is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting." Edward Metcalf-" Still to be neat, still to be drest, as you were going to a feast." Mary McKenzie-" Of course my favorite colo1"s Brown." Irene McDonald--" Conscious of no fault." Miriam Marshall-" I have touched the highest point of all my greatness." James Mink-" I am monarch of all I survey: My right there is none to dispute." Margaret Muetterties--" Most men are bad." Harry McQueen-" I awoke one morning and found myself famous." Margaret McEnerny-" Here reigned a perfect silence." Kenneth Mason-" Wie must eat to live, and live to eat." Leonard Matteson-" As to my princerples, I glory in hevin' nothin' 0' the sort." Coleman Miller-" Eternal silence is the duty of a man." Lester McKinstry-" Think not thy word, and thine alone must be right." Charles Nash-" Ye gods, how I wish I could make a hit." Donald Norton-" It is a great plague to be a handsome manf, 156 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life-Continued Albert Nieder-" He would not, with a peremptory tone, assert the nose upon his face, his own." VVilliam O'C0nnor-" E'en Sunday shines no Sabbath day to me." Frances O!Donnell-" Quiet as a mouse." VVesley Ollman-" Has this fellow no feeling of his business? " Edward Palm-" Of all my fatheris family, I love myself the bestf' Margaret Pegler-" She who has learned to love well, is the best scholar." Jeanette Pretot-" Her will is proof against the lure of kisses and the wile of tears." Margaret Rice-" A woman's heart, like the moon is always changing for there's a man in it." Florence Riley-" Shure, and I'm Irish, and begorrah Iim iver so proud of it." Robert Ross-" NVon1an's at best, a contradiction still." Eleanor Rovelstad-" Exceptional women should have exceptional rights." Lloyd Rovelstad-" Keep him fl. boy as long as you can-Bless hini-the dear little man." Ada Shales-" I never have any trouble regulating my own conduct, but keeping others straight bothers me." Helen Sawtelle-" A woman's work, grave sirs, is never done." Kasper Schmidt-" I love fool's experiments. I am always making them." Osborne Shepheard-" His bark is worse than his bite." Olive Shepherd-" 'Tis pleasant sure to see one's name in print." Helen Starring-" Seven feet without, and a warm heart within." NVinnifred Sholes-" She is all there when the bell rings." Edwin Secombe-" He is no American Beauty." Pearl Sensor-" I am resolved to grow fat, and look young 'til forty." Edward Southard-" He lmth a daily beauty in his life." Harold Shields-" The ladies call him sweet." Helen Shirley-" The sports of children satisfy the child." 157 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Pslams of Life-Continued VVenonah Smailes-" In thee, O orchestra, are the joys and sorrows of my life found." Gladys Smith-" I would the gods had made thee poetical." Lois Smith-" I love it, I love it, and who shall say, that my tongue ceases wag- ging night or day." LeRoy Spillard-" He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks." Bernice Stickling-" I'll not budge an inch." Ada Swanson-" The greatest skill is in disguising one's skill." Arthur Tredup-" VV ith just enough learning to misquotef' Madora Todd-" Care is an enemy of life." Esther Tuthill-" 1Nas much inclined to want a member of mankind." Margery Tibbals-" The good die young. My, I must take care of myself." Antoinette Turner-" That fate had made me a washerwoman, that I might ever be with Suds! " Leonora Volstorif-" As still as a cat in a milkhousef' Carlos Valentine-" Love me little, love me long." Bernice VVade-" Constancy is one of my many virtues." Harold VVehling-" He who loves and runs away, may live to love another day." Gertrude 11Vehrle-" As innocent as a new laid egg." Helen XVoodruff-" 'Tis good in every case you know to have two strings unto your bow." Cora XVelch-" Thy pathway lies among the stars." 1 Cecil Wright-" Let not women's weapons, waterdrops, stain my manly cheeks." Benno Yackley-" Another loud silence." Margaret Vkfeller--" Study hath made her light-headed." Henry Young-" A nice unparticular man." Elvira Young--" How many things you tell, yet do not know." Richard Yoder-" Nature did never put her precious jewels into a garret four stories high." 158 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 Among the Seniors Do You Know Who Says- " lVell-a "P ............................ . . . Helen Wfoodruff " I'll never tell "P .... ..... L ois Smith " Oh nuts "P ........ . . . Frances Fitchie " For Iohn's sake "P ........ .... E leanor Goble "That's what Don said "P .... . .. Hester Carbaugh " Oh, fish "F ............. .... O swald Keller " Say, Ziggy "? . . . ...... Madora Todd " Oh lands "P .... " Wfell, listen "P . . Ay bo H? ..... . . . . Antoinette Turner . . . . Bernice Vifade .. VVehling-Lasher " Er-er- "P ....... . . . . . . .... Ed. Southard In the Sophomore Class- You Know Them by- Robert Shirley . . . LeRoy Clendening Florence Smith . . . Ralph Munshaw . Marjorie Plummer Helen Schmidt . . . Ollene Andresen . Richard Stone ..... Mildred Mccfafh John Clark ........ Myrtle Strickman Katharine Tibhals Norma Stewart .... Humor .... Athletic Feats Style . ..... Hair . . . . . Popularity ....... Ford . . "London Taps " . . . .. Good Looks Coquettishness . . . " VVater Boy " . .... Reading . . . Walk .."Dash" 159 1917 ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 X Popularlty Contest ! l This contest-for the purpose of discovering the most popular couple in E. H. S.-has been conducted on the sly-people being required to vote in the dark. If you have not voted, do so now. The votes have been counted, and the returns are as follows: I First Place XV alter Brown Frances Gronberg Edward Southard Antoinette Turner Second Place Clarence Eggert N Esther Tuthill Mr. Doseif fSee l9l3Annuall i Third Place l Arthur Brisbane 1 Marguerite Nvills l Herbert XVolfe f Helen Jarrett 3 Honorable Mention I l Stanley McBride . Constance McCarthy Earl Chapin Frances Olsen I Roy Covey I Ella Reynolds Glen Gable Esther McDiarmid 5 Kasper Schmidt 1 Margaret Thornton l l The last named disqualified on account of war. l l I 160 1 i l I l 4 Publications received more or less regularly at the High School 161 1917 gg ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL 1917 The Weakling She could swing ai six pound dumb-bell She could fence and she could box, 3 She could row upon the river, She could clamber 'mong the rocks. She could golf from morn till evening, And play tennis all day long, But she couldift help her mother 'Cause she NVZIS1l,t very strong. Pat and Mike were discussing the war. " X'Vell, now," says Pat, " I'll set you a question." " Do you know that there'll be no horticulture or agriculture if the German nation is beaten? " " llfhy is that "? asks Mike. " Arrah, begorraf' says Pat, " because there'll be no germination." Mrs. Jenkins: " Mr. Brush, you didn't stay long in Germany. Didn't: you like it there? " Mr. Brush: " No, I had decided objections to being called Herr Brush." lst. Soph. " Willy is a girl like a hinge? " 2nd Soph. " I don't know. YVl1y?" lst Soph. "Something to adore." ' The Freshmen Speak Tho' we may seem of small importance And to you look green and new Elgin High will long remember, All the things we're going to do. lVe've an empty page before us, Wfhereon to write our glorious deedsg Of our class 'twill be recorded " Others follow where it leads." lVe've high hopes and great ambitions- ,I Upper classmen, do not jeer- It has not been many ages, Since you, too, were Freshmen here, And we ask you to remember, That we're not as " green as grass," For before we entered High School, Thro' eight grades we had to pass! 162 AHVEFTIEE P ron sPAcs Y MAROON STAFF new 163 Appreciation The Class of 1917 wish in this way to thank and congratulate L. C. Kramer Photographer for his careful conscientious workmanship in producing for us, all of the natural Zllld life-like photographs that make this Annual an artistic success 164 if I I ,q,! wsu E t t E t t t ! Perfect Freedom I-Iow well you remember the day so long ago when you First learned the joys-and the sorrows--of perfect' freedom. Mother seldom left you alone be- cause she knew you to be a lively little mischief-maker. That day, however, she thot you were sound asleep when she went over to a neighbor's for a few minutes. You weren't asleep, though, and you saw her go across the lawn. Quickly, care- fully you slipped from the hed to the tioor. You remembered that mother had put a jar of salve on the table that morning. She hadn't supposed you could get it, of course, but she had yet to learn the unlimited resourcefulness of a four- year-old and she didn't know how dearly you loved the " feel " of salve. Having learned from experience that when you pulled the tablecloth every- thing on the table came down, you grabbed it in your chubby fists and tugged with all your might. Down came some dishes, splash went a glass of water, but you merely gurgled and shouted with glee for the precious jar was coming nearer and nearer. XN"hen you finally had it in your hands, you found, to your delight. that the cover was easily removed and you dug your hngers down deeper and deeper. Erwin Brand's Printery 106 Milwaukee Street High Grade Commercial and Society Printing Copper Plate and Steel Die Engraving Chicago Phone 417 N. W. 720 ELGIN FRUIT AND CANDY CO. Manufacturers and Dealers lee Cream and Fine Candies SELECT CALIFORNIA FRUITS CIGARS AND TOBACCO 12 Fountain Square ELGIN, ILL. . fm Chl. Phono E s 2020 AND Parlor ' Furniture Auto and .rage S Made Furniture S fs if - T O der UP""'S'e" Fumlture 0 r mg Repairing Msssssssss 15 RiVel' St- and Feathers ,..u, . . . R f .1 Reflmshmg e""v" e - MATTRESSES and UPHOLSTERING When, tired of smearing your face, hair and clothes you began to daub and polish everything within reach, furniture. wall-paper, books and windows as well ' ' ' Y l d J 'md as the Hoor and rugs received their full shane. Suddenly, as you g ance U1 . got a good view of the whole eH:ect, your heart smote within you. Vifhat would mother say? and what would she do? You knew her well enough to know that 'd f beaut did not always agree with hers. Something must be done. your 1 eas o y A - v ' 1 I vith a enerous amount of water and soap, Oh how hard you tried to c ean up x g but the water would get all over everywhere and the soup was even worse! Jas. Wf Morrow C. H. Mengler F I R S T C L A S S Shoe Repairing 157 Milwaukee St. DRUGGISTQ 7 E. Chicago St.., Elgin, Ill. DRUGS, TOILET ARTICLES Elgin, Ill. PERFLNUER Y N. W. Phone-Oflice 665,Resldence 545 "GOOD WORK IS OUR SUCCESS" J. F. Rohr E99 Co. Cleaners and Dyers C hi. Phone 2318 11 So. Spring St. WE CLEAN ANYTHING CLEANABLE Auto Delivery To Any Part of Elgin 167 Miller 5? Danner The ONE PRICE Palace C LOTH I E R S of Lowest Prices Always . Quality Considered Town Block Restaurant OPEN DAILY 6 A. M. to S P. M. Ready to Serve Combination Lunches 20-25-30-35 cents UNDER NEVV MANAGEMENT has on display the newest ideas in an up-to-date line of Su m m e 1' Millinery 'x H' 50:9 Cor. DuPage and Spring Sts. You can? make a child bathe in cola' water! Get a gas water heater. WESTERN UNITED GAS 81 ELECTRIC CO. At last, you climbed into the sink to clean yourself up n little. You were really almost getting your dress clean by scrubbing it with Z1 brush when you looked up and met IllOtl1CI',S eyes. You haven't forgotten what she did to you, either, but you wouldn't want to tell, would you? Frances Fitchie. The High School Curiosity Shop Ladies and gentlemen, I will now initiate you into the wonders of the High School Curiosity Shop. Of course, you know, it changes from year to year, but I will show it to you. as it is in the year nineteen hundred and seventeen. There, as you can plainly see, is il case of well-preserved vegetables-Rice, Coffee, and this strange Lemon and queer Cotton. 158 K y Chi. Phone 114 Inter Slate 214 The Central Garage A. DI. Eurgens, Prop. Auto Livery, Taxi, Storage, Accessories Night and Day 214 Chicago St. Service Elgin. Ill- Metropolitan Business College tudents IN BUSINESS NVHEN you gmdimte from this school, your first position will very likely be under the supervision of some former student of the Metropolita,n, who has made good, and he will Welcome you and be glad to help you on your way. You will be recognized as having been trained in the school with at 1'0plltiRf:lOl1 for right methods. If you are sincere, come and join us-no grsmduates of this school need bo out of eniployiueut. Always at your service. Metropolitan Business College Elgin, Illinois W. M. Dowden, Mgr. Either Phone 333 Here are the dyes, which were discovered in the year one. Notice the beauti- ful lh-owns, especially the lightest one. Here is a cage of stuiied Z11llIT1illS. Notice the handsome Mink, and shy Coon. Here my friends, is something I know will interest you. A rare skin, you say? 1 should have called it Hyde. "'X7N7hen Better Automobiles are Built---Buick Will Build Themi' 1917 Models---3680--31410 MCBRIDE BROS. CO. 26-32 RIVER STREET 169 Rinehimer Bros. fg. Co. General Millwork Porch Screens Window Screens Door Screens Insure health and comfort. And ours combine strength, durability and neatzuess. No obligation for estimates. If it is made of wood we can make it. River 8: Kimball Sts. Phone 197 Spies Bros. 27 E. Monroe Street Chicago Class and Club Pins and Rings 9 l Commencement A nnouncements Stationary Look at the wonderful Bells. Xlfe call that good-looking, dark one, Xxfilllillll and that stunning light one is a Senior attraction. This, in the frame, is a Page,-rather loud, I'd say, if I might be permitted to USC lille VCI'1l2'lCL1lZ1I'. Back there are two Graves, but, one is spoken for, I believe. This beautiful Palm at your right, is of an old Swedish variety. Here we have one of the most wonderful Harpers the world has ever pro duced. This inconspicuous, but strong, antiquity is our popular Bridge. But we must hurry on. Yes, those are handsome people there, but they are Cravens! They probably could be taught bravery. ' Ice Cream Confectionery EI In Mattress Gu g Chi. Phone 3 l4 I We Sell Direct to J F Consumer ' ' P Renovating a Specialty 233-290 Grove Ave- S E E U S 227 NATIONAL STREET Restaurant Cigars 0 Elgin Electric iring' Co. l 20 Douglas Avenue Q Phone 1502 over Paris Restaurant STOP LOOK LISTEN WIRING There Is No Job Too Small-There Is No Job Too Large Our workmen only The Best FIXTURES There Is No Comparison--Combination or Straight Electric Estimates Given Free Of Charge Chicago Phone 1754 Inter Sante Phone 39 Chas. J. Moody G a ra g e and Richmamz Bros. Machine Shop Pure Drugs Hudson and Paige-Detroit and Medicines 60-62 River St. ELGIN, ILL. . Toilet Goods 19 Douglas Ave. This strange piece of workmanship is a Xlfoodruff. And this is a Starring which was made especially for someone, but that someone has never yet been found. This is marvelous dancing Stone. Vtihat you see hovering around it, is Rea of light I suppose. This is u very substantial new Stein. I've always admired it from a distance. Here are some ordinary petrified Cooks, I think that good-looking one might once have had red hair, don't you? You must go? I am very sorry as I still have some Kings, Barnes, an ador- able Postle, well preserved Meadows and green Gables to show you. Yes, we have Smiths but no blacksmiths. Very well, call again. Good-day. 171 Wont They Miss- Ed. Soutl1ard's jokes? Dick Yoder's " cutting up "P Frances 8: XValte1'? Miss Bemenfs " boys "P Eggei't's Ford? Elsa's giggle? "P r ll'oody's-" Any news . Pedie's " hustle "P Fiizfs " day dreaming 'P Lester's dignity? 2 I he 4 lgin 4 ailg Glnurier "A PAPER F-'OR THE HOIVlE" FG I N .I 'r1'f?' 1 Q-. ,'3'.-12.1--.tif g t , Needleworlcersl Don't niiss this big l bargain offer.. To introduce jsf f: Co lmgbourne's Classic Perle -3 highly L 2 mercerized crochet cotton, we will :mail ' -5 free and postpaid, any one of these 12 'N' new books to any Indy sendinf only 104: in silver or stamps for a samp e ba l, or will send the complete library of all 12 books CSwoxjthS1.20l to any lady sending only 31.00 for 10 balls of assnc Perle! comes in size 8 or 5 and in all leading colors. Books are all handsomely illustrated and clear? Printed on 8000 paper. Instructions are by Virginia Snow .and very easy to follow. The list of 12 new books comprises: No. 'I Cmu Stlteh lin eolonl No. 18 Clan! Lau No. 9 Yoko: No. I9 lnlrllbnwhli No. to run ,Q No. 21 luyhgu nu. 3: Lnttlnl N: Il But unsullavoltln No. 35 Edtlnlillnnnrlkao Remember. you get one nt than books fue and rooumld with meh ball of Classic Perle at l0c or you use lll 2 bank. has with 10 halls of Classic Perle for only 31.00. Send for the book! you want today. Money back ll not pleased. l42l COLUNGBOURNE MlLl.S' Dept. 1216 Elgin' Ill. Na. 22 Wlavlng NO- ll Old LIDO! Suits S16 0vereoats No Extra charges Made to your individual measure at The Fashion Clothes Shop The latest styles or fabrics you may choose Accurately built to fit your figure 217 Chicago Streets 0pposi!e Y. W. C. A. WM. G. SCHAIBLE, Prop. C. F. HALL CO. CASH DEPARTMENT STORE Dlilwnnkes K River Streets The store for the average family-Reduce the high cost of "Charge Accounlsu by buying for cash. For forty years we have made it our business to sell goods at low prices. TEST OUR VALUES. owl Ho is CQQXX Q i l C - :,L eo " le '1- i X .--: rl 1 0x9 IN, . .-,. 1 Burdick Banner ' Company Manufacturers of Pillow Cases and Pennants 460 DuPage St. ELGIN, ILL. Spot Cash Grocery is a place to economize W. L. Kerr, Prop. 174 National Street Chi. Phones 1815-1816 I. State 334 Major's height? Charlie's voice? B. Stickling iu Virgil? V. Fallstnd in Physics? Buzz's walk? C1en's temper? Margarefs " cap "? " Squeaks "P lVewee's playing ? Swede's singing? ALL of the Seniors? arzla Cafe AT YOUR SERVICE The Best and Quickest Service At All Times PHONE 487 18 DOUGLAS AVE. WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR MONEY '? A 325.00 Ready To Wear Suit For 315.00 ? XVell just drop in here and itfs yours together with ten spot you save. TiIIlHI,S Clothing Shop '75 Grove Avenue Elgin, Illinois "GET ONE AND SAVE TEN" The Battery -Service Station PAUL B. LEA. Prop. DEPENDABLE STORAGE BATTERY SERVI CE Phone 2463 56 RIVER STREET ' ELGIN, ILL. Chicago Phone 256 Inter-State 680 KNOWN O AVE 0 realized that the 2 h I 1 d H PAPXSEIS and LESSON e ' IEJIEEPSI of tha David C. Cook f b ' in ompany a r e B k g C usledliay ogrer 75,000 Sunday a 0' Schools throughout America? THAT the mothers in over Xvholesale and Retail 600,000 homes ofthe Umt- Baker ed States are subscribers and y re11cE:XEfaIi'IE'i'PHE MOTHERS MA ' Finest Bakery Goods Money THERE is always a standing Can Buy invitation to visitors :io M4 no ersonall inspect t is mo - .' I 21-11 11b1iZ11i11 plant ONE MC"""e SUR' ' OF PHE LAREEST If THE UNITED STATES. David C. Cook Publishing Co. ELGIN, ILLINOIS New York Boston Chicago fi Retail Store and Ice Cream Parlor 16 DOUGLAS AVE. TRY OUR DELICIOUS ICE CREAM C WILLSON. Mon. BOTH PHONES 90 THE WILLSON PRESS 10 N. SPRING STREET I PRICES - QUALITY REASONABLE S UN EQUALLED x PU CORRECT SOCIAL PRINTING AND ENGRAVING INVITATIONS, DANCE PROGRAMS ANNOUNCEMENTS EMBOSSED STATIONERY ENGRAVED CALLING CARDS A SPECIALTY This is a testimonial that the Elgin High School students, as the future citizens of Elgin, are ardent supporters and boosters of the Elgin City Plan. The Elgin City Plan provides for elevated railroads, a union station, a civic center, a dual system of streets, one for heavy traffic and the other a boulevard system, playgrounds, improved river front, zoning system and other features which would make of Elgin the kind of a city that we should like to live in. Will you help us boost? 175 6 Q an www- 1 K -1 L-I mwmuamns- , M. L , , V 1. , , :i,j,!g ,... :L LN , gy:-V '-.iii , . A i,. x -If 1 .r '. ,-13 I. 4' ' K U 1 K . K 1- , f1,.' - ., X g ,K f 1 ' I . , -X." . f " :. N- " W1 , ' 1 w V , . .- L , 1. -, , Q' Q :,' - ,jfs 1 " N . 47 'lip ' ' -1 1- ' w Y 1' N K, x. ., I Q - Y , fa ' 1 , . x , . , V , I . 1 1 X v A

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