Elgin High School - Maroon Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

 - Class of 1923

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'Che swf iff lxpfg 'pl '91 'l ip in 2 1 9 2 3 QF-ib-QE W-H-13-HD-HD-JB 1 9 2 3 iilirrrnnn Staff QEUitnr:in:QEbief Hssoriate QEUitur Hssistant QEUitor 99 99 99 99 Stbletir Qliuitnr c25opsJ " " CQDirIsJ Society QEUitnr Kfuke QEUitnr Business Gyanager Suhsrriptinn manager lfiibntugrapb manager Sirtist 99 99 99 1 Stenugrapber ',', A44 u, -,r HH .,. ., , . ...I nf, .ll n'. -u.,,41- iisfwi Bop 1EJauIsnn morris ilient Sfulia iiobnsnn Eames Dalhep ipagel LEJerkins De iLester Sarkett Jlnne iaern Qlarrol iaing Durntbp Day Qeilnren iLannis Itlapmnnu 1EJetersun iiiilelhnn iiiretsrbmer iLatnrenre Zfensen Zfulius miller Jmettie 2D.uinn Iteunaru seiuenglang Hpargaret Bemis ibelen QElhert Qblahps Illonelstan Gpargaret Saaplann fffil C ant FACULTY SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMQRES FRESHMEN TWO YEAR GRADS lag BOYS' ATHLETICS GIRLS' ATHLETICS DRAIVIATICS MUSIC SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS PUBLICATIONS FEATURES JOKES ADS 4 4 y Ain Y I J vhiratinn To show our gratitude for the interest he has shown in all progressive activities in the school, and for his readiness to help in any thing the students Wanted to do, we, the class of l923, gratefully dedicate this book to our friend and teacher W. B. Ross i as the highest honor we are able' to bestow upon any person during our four years in Elgin High School. The Stag? 6 7 'C X 1 x R x , v Q F, 1 ,, ,fr 8 0 9 PM K v Q sv. 'g-"Mm QS Q? '-Sv W W M 515 X, ss Xe XSw Q 55W is . Q ? if if 5 x Q K a 5 5: DRAM!-I BY fjuhuq 1' M1119 if Evhiratinn It is with kind memories that we, the class of 1923, dedicate this section to our true friend and classmate, Milton Chaddock, in honor and appreciation of his loyalty to his classrand friend- ship for all whom he met during his sojourn in our midst. 12 A U QUIT! P t Chewing H1 Waste Paper as e BKf 1 9 2 3 QE-ID-QE Q-H-13-HD-HD-ID 1 9 2 3 in Elffremuciexm Jnnrph Zmtmvgvr '24 Erlrn Bnmrin 'EB Qllliltrm Glhuhhnrk '23 14 I5 CLAUDIA V. ABELL T. C. ANGELL MARIE E. ANSEL, B. S Art Instructor - - - chica 0 Academ of Fine Manual Training English g Y Arts Armour Institute. Northwestern University Applied Arts School Berkshire Summer School of Art MARIE L. BIELEN- GERTRUDE M. CARR, PAUL B. CHURCH, BERG, B. A. A. B. B. S French English Athletic Director Sponsor of French Club C01-Hell College Athletic Board Beloit, Madison, Wis. Purdue University l6 l 1 ETTA GERALDINE RUTH R. COGGE- NELLIE M. DRYS- CLARK, A. B. SHALL, B. S. DALE, A. B Spanish and English Biology U. S. History Sponsor of Spanish Club University of Chicago Wheaton College Colorado College Northwestern University University of Southern Cali- University of Chicago School of Speech fornia H. DVORSEF, B. S. EMMIE UNS- MARIAN B. FISHER, General Science WORTH ELLIS B- A- University of Washington Head 0f,DePt- Of English Mathematics and English University of Colorado Cgggfd Wheaton College Cambridge University 17 1 i i STELLA FISHER, A. B. ELSIE H. FLETCHER, FLORENCE H. Ancient History B, A, FLETCHER VVheaton College English Sewing Northwestern Unviersity Oberlin College Bradley Polytechnic Institute BESS GINGLES CLARENCE O. LEON L. HALIGAS Commercial GRQNBERG Assistant Athletic Coach Milwaukee State Normal Malwal Training Athletic Board University of Wisconsiri Elgin High School 18 PAUL D. HANUCIE MARGUERITE E. W. H. P. HUBER li. S Manual Training HUBBELL, A. B, Physics l Irlnivgrsity of Chicago Mathematics Moving Picture Operator Oh' N th U ' .' VVestern College for Women io 'or Cm 'mverslty University of Chicago University of Illinois 4 I L. PEARL JOLLEY ELLA C. KNUTZEN, THOMAS ARTHUR . Commercial B. A. LARSEN, A. B. Ypsilanti Normal College English Head of Mathematics Dept. BCl0itC011fg0 Senior Class Treasurer Mirror Board Pres. of Athletic Board University of Wisconsin Olivet College I9 BLANCHE LEIGH HAZEL FRANCES C. A. LLOYD Music LINIEFLELD, B. A- Manual Training Northwestern Conservatory, Sponsor Ofatilatin Club Elglli High School Minneapolis, Minn. University of VVisconSin XVILDA L. LQGAN ESTHER L. S. C. MILLER, A. B., Girls' Physical Director MC CREDIE, A' B' A' M' ' U General Science I Head of History Dept. Chicago Normal School of Albion College, Alb1on,M1ch- Secretary of Athletic Board Physical Education ,lgall , , - C1 T University of Michigan Junior 355 reas- University of Chicago University of Chicago 20 MARGARET E. NEWMAN, A. B. English Lombard College University of Wisconsin University of Colorado ELMER S. PIERCE, LL. B. Commercial Boston University Chicago Kent College of Law Northwestern School of Com- merce MARIAN A. PIERCE, A. H English Beloit College l ADAH A. PRATT, A. B. Mathematics Dean of Girls Wheaton College Northern Illinois State Nor- mal University of Colorado NELLIE E. PURKISS, EVELYN G. REED Ph, B, Commercial . - St. Catherine's School Latin and History Gregg School University ot' Chicago Western Reserve University 21 NELLIE E. RICKERT W. BARCLAY ROSE BEVERLY SPRING- B. L. A. B. STUN ROSE Mathematics General Science Mglfflgnefgal , I'niversity of Michigan University of Illinois James I I en mverslty VERNA SAMUELSON. A. B. Mathematics University of Southern Cali- fornia Northwestern University EUNICE K. SHUM- MARY L. SMITH, B. A WAY, B. A., M. A. HiSf0ry Mathematics Milwaukee-Downer College University of Wisconsin 22 Lake Forest College CORA E. L. SNOD- PHILIP E. TAYLOR AMELIA CHELSETH GRASS, PC- B.. Ph. B. Manual Training TETZNER Home Economics Vniversity of Chicago - Teachers College, Springfield, Commercial Missouri DeKalb Normal College University of Chicago Gregg School, Chicago, Ill. E. C. WAGGONER, HELEN WELTY, B. A. CARRIE K. I B. S. Public Speaking and English VVH-LIFORD Athggimiilggager Wooster College Librarian University of Indiana Lyceum Arts Conservatory Union Academy 23 COME ON 1 HAVE A FOUR HANDED CAM - Q To TONIQHTG 1 ovE S5 NOT ,M eO"f EDDIE Home A N D 24 E I READ THE I 9.2.5 MMO :jf 4 5' -3 C: if -c 2 wg' -Q2-LQ,-Q Q Q , 42 if 5 .. 1' T T, 1 ' -1-nam-e-. ,::.,:,.,: 0 Julius X, INILHQI' I BEHOLD! THE TRUE KNIGHT OF KNOWLEDGE ' I A ZS . X., Hx., X,..,,,---L,4N.,---- 5 T 5 1 -, I 'THE y f 'I' 1 I D 1 , THE' , rlulxum D , I ISRMI.SfL:-+3117i:'i::.2L:fi:11:',E:fi:f:E:fA:,if::i,.I AKTIJIQ gf Q, FIIEIII III THE AIPHISTIDUPIIHG ONE GF HIS .SIGHT ,SEEING TOUPIJ IH ASIA SAVED BY DINTI 'II OF GOOD LUCK 'IHE'5HKl'i OF PERJIK On OTHEIWIJE KNOWN fm KO-INOOPN It II TIE EATHEII OF WIJDOH- NKTURKLLY I-IE Wm VERY GREKTEUL FOR HIS LIEE I C ,III BEING JPARED AND HE AGREED To TELL TI-IE ABTIJT THE FUTUIKE OF ANYONE HE DESIRED D If ,II GH RETUITHIHG To THE .STATED THE ARTIST SENT HIFI TI-IE PICTURES JE-EPI Ik QL DELDW AND THE PIIEDILTIDHJ WHIQI-I I-IE FORNXZRKDED ham WITH I-Irs CJFFICIAL SEAL' jf? I F-1 1, jx f-ELL. L? 'l Y, Y - --1 1 Y Y-ji ,I E TI-IE. 11 I M GREAT DDIEJ Q II Ii S IGNATURE M I O II Y N ,I I D I , 'I C1 lg II I Q IIIIS QFEIQLAL SEAL E I L rc I D .S I 0 I I N I II TI-IILI YDUHQ LADY TI-IIS Yo UH6 MAH ITIAJ I IJAH EATPIEME TYPE OF A DIIIGI-IT FUTURE AI-IEAD II I TI-IE JTUDIOSLY IH- CDE f'III"X' ITE I-Im TI-IE I QLIDIED' T I-IE FATEJ TYPICAL DULSIHEJJ MIND I DECREE HEILCIOOD LU mi- AAIID I-Im LLFE IJ WELL I I ,QI WWI ff PIMHGED- I M If II I D II DI HQTE: Cr? II Q JHOULD f7!YYONi O R EL Ji IWJH 70 T II II I H4 uf rfffffx H I I I5 fm nw: TOLD Y I II Jffvp rffv cffvnf I, II, K W JWINPJ Om ill E cow wfffv YOUR, D I N Pfcrwii 70 IUIIULI C, I I T IVIIIIQE E I II N I I AQUIET Some INDIVIDUAL CAPIUCIGUJ As WELL AJA II II OF I-IDDIEJT CHARACTER- SYIHIPATI-IETIQ, MIND ARE I TI-IE STAIRS JAY ITE WILL UWNED Dv THIJ YDUHCI PEMDH- I5E:APootx DUT FIAPPYMAH - I-IEE FUTURE I5 DNGH LY TIHTED' I II X E ,lr ff"""' X Itf fk-Y L'E 5 - , L - L 4 AH ADVERTII5 ENEHT 26 I-- 1 9 2 3 E-ID-QE Q-5-IR-HD-HD-IV!! I 9 2 3 igiztnrg nf the Qllaim' nf '23 APPY is the nation which has no history," has often been 'repeated by people all over the civilized world, and the idea has been applied to smaller groups. The logic of this lies in the supposition that there is little history unless there has been warg but this is now proved untrue, for-behold! the peaceful class of '23, with a magnificent history behind them. When there first entered into this institution of learning a large group of freshies, eager for intelligence, they were greeted by the teachers, whose faces were beaming with a brilliance far beyond the poor little ones' hope of attaining, still they were not afraid nor green, as most other classes have claimed their members to be. But this need not be stated, since we have striven, '5-Not only to equal, but also to excel." - 4 As Freshmen we showed our energy by our party fanimal cookies were servedj , and our sleighride to Dundee. I might mention here that we were the first infant class to have one of these. Our loving and generous dispositions were dis- played by contributions to the Orphan Fund. -, Then we began to claim our honors, Dorothy Fish winning first place in the Freshman-Sophomore Declamation contest. The next year Dorothy Storm took first honors in this contest, showing that our class started .out with ability and therefore must be successful in the following years. This second year was quite uneventful, since it is always " quiet just before the storm." But several things most important did take place at this time. The Soph party, for instance, where we learned with delight that our noteworthy prin- cipal, Mr. W. L. Goble, could be hypnotized! We then thought we had learned something but, alas! the exception, not the rule, could accomplish this feat. How- ever, for the benefit of the underclassmen, we say, Try and see, for you might be that exception and your hypnotic powers can be of great assistance to you. In our third yearwe started off with a Whiz Bang! VVith Leon Meredith, President, DeLester Sackett, Vice President and Dorothy Fish, Secretary, we ex- perienced a very successful year. We chose blue and black forxour colors, the blue for loyalty and the black to keep us calmed down? Severakl of our class members showed great athletic ability. Lee and Ed. Meredith-deserve mention for the wonderful work they did on the teams. These fellows did much toward winning the State's football championship in the year 1921. We gave movies which, with the assistance of Mr. W. H. P. Huber, proved a great success. The Junior-Senior dance was made especially enjoyable by the balloon dance. The honor students are too numerous to be mentioned separately, although they deserve such mention. Our class is proud of them! The faculty was even compelled to change the marking system from the letter to the numerical plan, to accommodate them. ' 27 1 9 2 3 CE-il?-QE GD-5-IK-HD-HD-119 1 9' 2 3 The last class affair of this year was the class play, " When the Clock Strikes Twelve," which was another source of wealth to our treasury. We were most efficiently piloted through our Senior year by the careful and capable officers, George Brandenburg, President, Lawrence Jensen, Vice President, and Lucile Burns, Secretary. I have selected two parts from a student's diary more adequately to describe the Ansonia game and the Class play with the students' reaction to them. Nov. ?? " Elgin won the intersectional game today with Ansoniag we there- fore consider our football season complete. The parade was a "humdinger," especially the goat in our float-" We got their goat all right-10-6." Dec. 23. Oh! hum! but I'm tired. I got so interested in the Senior class play, " It Pays to Advertise," that I got tired with them. Believe me! There was some real acting in it. Student Government was proposed as a Senior class project, and although all the class members were not in favor of it, the negative vote was not because they didn't like it, but because they thought we were not quite ready for it. We all realize what this would mean for the Elgin High School if it could be successfully carried out, and the class of '23 sincerely hopes that, when the students are prepared for it, it will be obtained for once and for all time. Many of our Senior class members portrayed the leading characters in the Mikado, the opera given by the Choral Club. Their talent in acting as well as in singing proved a great success. Our Senior class dance was our last social get-together as members of E. H. S. Everything was beautiful, leaving a lasting memory of dear old Blue and Black. Let us hope that all our memories of graduation week will be happy ones, though at heart we can not help feeling a little sorrowful because we now must each go our own way alone without the friendly counsel of our faithful teachers and classmatesg but each time we meet one another fond recollections of our high school days will bind us close together. And we leave with thoughts of "cheerful yesterdays and confident to- morrowsf' Eunice Abbott '23. um- Nr" m was rm -s 5-5.152-QXQWLL as ' ' 4- .T L4 X xi ' ziiilmll ill wie. Will! 28 -htm'-" '1- Ui. . .,.- .-.....,....,,,. ,-,,.,,.,,,,- ,v,,,,,.,...... ..-....,....,..-.,......... ..- .......... F I W 1 Q 3 E l.....-..-.M,,....A.,1. ,.,.,..,.i7 1 ,5 R 5 3 X., P I f I f' l f l ! I I 5 x ,1 xg Y E . . f -1' 'V' HSX, 4 ff V ICEWES V ..-Zv,..vsxUXn.X ' F 'Xa f ' X ' ll ..f :- ' H l c Q' ' ,,,... .M Q X 1 fb f A.' x V 11 Q . K 5 'V kj -X 7 V , Q -,J of ZX lug., 1, V! J EN SE N 3, N. : XlSu,,,, X ESIDE ..n ,,l...,,.,,.,,,,,.. NT 5 J S1 LEC 29 EUNICE E. ABBOTT English Course "Beauty is fineg courage is good, but best of all is kindness " Comedy Concert '21, '22g Glee Club, Choral Club, Junior Class Play, Latin Club, French Clubg Maroon Stal? Com- mitteeg Tri-Yg Glee Club Concertsg Glee Club Cantatasg Freshman Party Commit- teeg Junior-Senior Dance Committee. CLARABEL I. ADAMS-" Bell " General Course "If silence is golden, I'd be 11 million- aire " MARVIN EDVVARD AFFELD- " Mibbs " General Course " My aim is liigli society " Senior Class Play, Junior Class Play: Comedy Concert '20g Spanish Club, I-Ii-Y Club '20, '2lg Boys' Glee Club, Secretary and Treasurerg Freshman Reporter to Mirror, junior Candy Sale Committeeg junior Movie Committeeg junior Party Committeeg Senior Candy Sale Commit- tee, Senior Prophecy Committee, Inter- class Basketball '19, Lightweight League Basketball. MATTHEW W. BACH-" Mat" Mathematics Course "A man that keeps counsel for hirin- self " Lightweight Football '22, Hi-Y '21, '22, '23g Property Committee for Senior Play. GEORGE JAMES BLIZEK General Course "Mi11ded his own affairs nor fared what others did " Entered as Junior from Bartlett, Ill.g Heavy Pasketball Team: Heavy Baseballg Linconno Societyg Senior Class Play. GRACE BOLGER-" Bob " English Course " Care is an enenzy of life " G. A. C. '20. ROBERT BONIN-" Bob " General Course " My time is any own and I nse it as such " League Basketball '18, '19, '20, Maga- zine Sale Committee. GEORGE ARTHUR BRANDEN- BURG-" Brandy " General Course "Self-respect, self-relianre, self-c0n- trol, these things make a man " President Senior Class, Editor-in-Chief of Mirror, Editor-in-chief of Junior Mirror, Hi-Y Club '21, '22, '23, Presi- dent '22, '23, Junior Advisory Council, Junior Movie Committee, Junior Class Historian, Interclass Basketball '20, '21, '22, Sophomore Party Decorating Coin- mittee. ELIZABETH MARIA BUCKLEY J li General Course " If fashions are in style, they are for nze " G. A. C. '19, '20, '21, '22, G. A. C. Ban- quet Committee '20, Basketball '21, '22, Leagueball '21, '22, Captainball '22. CHARLOTTE LUCILE BURNS- " Charlie " Commercial Course "Mother tho't she would raise me up to be on old nzaid " Secretary of Class, Junior Class Play, Fire Prince, Pocahontas, Comedy Con- cert '20, '21, '22, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Glee Club '19, '20, '21, Choral Club '20, '21, Secretary '22, Junior Advisory Board, Glee Club Concert '20, '21, '22, League Basketball, Interclass Basketball, junior- Senior Dance Committee, Mikado, Senior Girls' Council, Captainball. IOHN THOMAS BUTLER-"Jack" Commercial Course " He talks a grea-I deal, but says nothing "' TNIARY CAROLYN CALVERT- KA Y! Mathematics Course " I do not think, I only think, I think " Entered from Deerfield Shields Town- ship '19, Volleyball, Captainball, Basket- ball, League Basketball, Baseball, Track '21, '22, '23, G. A. C. '21, '22, '23, HERBERT j. COVEY-" Hub" General Course " The original Jack-the-giant-killer " DOROTHY MAE DAY-" Dort " English Course "I couldn't be good if I would, and I 'wonldrft be good if I could " Mikado, Fire Prince, Junior VClass Play, Comedy Concert '21, '22, '23, Choral Club '22, '23, Glee Club '21, '22, '23, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Maroon Staff, Junior Mirror, Baseball, Captainball, Volley- ball, Basketball, League Basketball. JAMES MILLINGTON DALBEY -" Jim " Mathematics Course " Be it ezfer so handsome there is no face like mine" Assistant Editor Maroon, Heavyweight Football '23g Military Training '19, Chairman Sophomore Dance Orchestra Committee. HAROLD E. DCRENIER-" D " General Course " I don't like women, but teasing them is nfzy delight" Major League Basketball '22, Class Flower Committee. ALICE DERENDINGER-" A1 " General Course "I love my nationality " Latin Club '21, '22, '23g G. A. C. '20, '213 Spanish Club '21, Ninth and Tenth Grade Reading Contest '20, Sophomore Party Refreshment Committee. MARGUERITE H. DEWIS- " Margie " General Course "To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first" Volleyball '20, '21, '22, '23, Captainball '20, '21, '22, '23, Basketball '20, '21, '22, '23g Baseball '20, '21, '22, '23, Tri-YQ Hockey '21: G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Maroon Staff Artist. MARY POLLY DOLBY-" Bede 'l Commercial Course "Kind and patient, and trne to all " Orchestra '22, '23. HOWARD CHARLES DREHER- " Patty " General Course " fudge me, by what I am" League Basketball '21, ALLENE BTARGUERITE DRYS- DALE--H -lim " General Course "Girls as well as boys ought to be athletes " President G. A. C.g League Basketball Champs '22g Basketball '21, '22g Volley- ball 'Z2g Baseball '21, '22g Captainball '21. '22, junior and Sophomore Party Com- mittee' G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, Chairman G. A. C. Candy Sales '21g Blue Tri-Y. EDNVIN EKHOLM-" jack " General Course "A wise son maketh a glad father " Major League Basketball. HELEN LUCILLE ELBERT- -' Holly " English Course " There is no virtue like frankness " Maroon Staff: G. A. C. '19, '20, '21, '22, 23: Comedy Concert '21: Chairman Motto Committee: Property Committee of Jun- ior Class Play: " Big Seven" Typing Contest '21. GORDON W. ETTNER-" Tony " General Course "I like to work and I like to tease " Lightweight Football '21, '22: Light- weight Basketball '21: Interclass Basket- ball '20: League Basketball '20, '21, '22: ,lunior Decoration Committee: Home- coming Decoration Committee: Hi-Y '20, '2l. LESTER L. FISCHER-H Less " General Course "I started with izothing, and ended with two-bits" Hi-Y Club. DOROTHY ROSE FISH-" Dottie " General Course "Y'0 those who know thee not, no words can paint, And those who know thee, know all words are fainf"' Secretary of junior Class: Junior Class Play: Senior Class Play: Comedy Con- cert! G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, 'Z3: Junior Mirror Edition: Freshman Reading Con- test: Base Ball: Basketball: Parliamenta- rian G. A. C.: Committee Freshman Party: Yice President Spanish Club: Personal liclitor Mirror: Class Prophecy Commit- tee: Volleyball: Captainball: Class Colors Committee: Constitution Committee. KATHLEEN JOAN FRANCIS Commercial Course "Love for one, friendship to a feng' And Good Will to all " Glee Club '20: Comedy Concert '20: junior Class Play: Senior Class Play: Class Color Committee: Junior-Senior Dance Committee: Junior Advisory Board: G. A. C. Basketball: Captainball: Class 1Yill Committee: Class Pennant Committee, GEORGE MILLS CALLOWAY Mathematics Course " He is a man ,' take him all in all " Ansonia Dance Committee: Financial Committee: Orchestra Committee for junior-Senior Dance. RUTH ELIZABETH GARMAN- " Ruthie " General Course "A good heart is better than all " Entered as a Sophomore from Lanark, Ill., Blue Tri-Y '22, '23, G. A. C. '21, '22, '23, Good English Week Program. RALPH CARLTON GEBHART- General Course " Life is worth living " Hi-Y. LUTHER B. GIERTZ-"Kike" General Course " Through our own efforts we rise " Football-Lightweight '21, Lightweight Basketball '21, League Basketball Light- weight '18, '19, Heavyweight Basketball League '20, junior Class Picnic Com- mittee. BENJAMIN S. GOBLE-" Ben " Mathematics Course " He is his father's sou " Comedy Concert '21, '22, Fire Prince: Junior Class Play, Junior Sweater Com- mittee, Senior Class Will Committee, Mikado, Mirror Staff. THERESA B. GOLDENSTEIN General Course " Truly I defy all men though they be made of gold " Latin Club, French Club, Blue Tri-Y. EMILY JESSIE GOULD- " Skinnay " Mathematics Course "A maiden to whom her work is all in all " Mirror Staff, Assistant Editor, Latin Club '21, '22, '23, French Club '22, '23, Blue Tri-Y '22, '23, Comedy Concert '22, '23, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, League Basketball '21, '22, Captainball '21, Base- ball '2l, '22, Volleyball '21, Sophomore Party Committee, junior Honor Roll. LOIE E. GRANKE-" Ley " General Course " As merry as the day is long" Latin Club, Spanish Club, Glee Club, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Choral Club, Candy Committee, Comedy Concert '20, '22, '23, Fire Prince, Christmas Cantata, Mikado, Baseball, Basketball, Vice-Pres- ident of Mirror Board, President of Senior Girls' Council, junior Class Play. ESTELLE GRANT General Course "She nczwvr flzfnkcd and ztcwr lied and I rerkou she nmw' knew how Secretary of Blue Tri-Y '22. GEORGE GRAY-" Duke " Mathematics Course "A man of mighty brain, and Ilrafen ' L. VV. Football '21, '22g H. VV. lfoot- ball '22g H. VV. Basketball '22: Minor League Basketball '20g Class Constitution Committee: Pocahontas: Mikado: Glee Club '20, '22, '23: President of Choral Club '23g Class Play Committeeg Choral Club Librarian '22, GERTRUIJE GREENBANK- " Gert " Commercial Course " Clrzlisrioirs of 110 fault " MARY JOSEPHINE GROLLE- MOND General Course A kind and gentle lzearf .the has fn fIII11f0I'ffI'fl'IIlf and foe " lintered as junior from Burlington. RIARIUN LOUISE GKUW' Commercial Course Cieilisvd 'Hlllll drmalzds good c'o0k.f " G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23g Yollcyball '20, '21, '22: Captainball '20, '21, '22g Basket- ball '2O, '21, '22g Comedy Concert '22: Baseball '22g League Basketball '21, '22g Blue Tri-Y. HELEN C. HASTY General Course " Quiet as ri nzozrsv " Aecompanist for Mikado '233 French Club '223 Latin Club '21, '233 Good ling' lish Week Program '22: Orchestra '23: G. A. C. '203 Aceompanist for Choral and Glee Club '23, lNlll.DRED EDNA HASTY General Course "r5l maiden 1zz'7'c'r bold" junior Class Plav: Latin Club '21, '22, '23: G, A. C. '203 Spanish Club '23g Comedy Concert '23. J v RUTH BERNICE HATCH--" sq" Commercial Course " Why aren't they all contented like me ll Freshman Reading Contest '21. PEARL ALBERTA HOOSE- " Goose " t English Course A' In her friendship there is nothing in- sincere " Latin Club '21, '22, '23, French Club '22, '23g Junior Class Playg Blue Tri-Y '22, '23, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23g Comedy Concert '22, '23g Good English Week Program '22g junior Honor Roll. CARROLL VV. HOPP "Hop, skip and jump" General Course "'Oh! this learning, what o thing it is" Senior Class Play, Designer of Class Pennant. EDNA MARIE HUMBRACHT- "Eddie " General Course " It is a world to see " Entered from Huntley as Sophomoreg French Club '22, '23g League Basketball '22, '23g League Baseball '22g Class Vol- leyball '22g Class Captainball '22. GERSHOM HURVITZ-" Gotch " General Course " I, for 1nan's efforts ani :zealous " Senior Class Playg Hi-Y. 1 LILLIAN HURVITZ-" Slivers " English Course " She always has a happy nature, and a twinkle in her eye " G. A. C. '20, '21, '22g junior Class Playg French Club '23, CARLOTTA EVELYN IRONSIDE will 77 General Course " Her hair is like the fairy flax" Entered from Hibbard High, Chicago '21g G. A. C. MARIAN LUCILLE JENKS- " Mary Ann " General Course " No words can tell how much I want to be in love " Comedy Concert '20, '21, '23, Basket- ball '20, junior Picnic Committee, Choral Club '21, '22, Glee Club '20, '21, '22, Latin Club '21, '22, '23, G. A. C. '21, Fire Prince. LAWRENCE JENSEN-" Jens " Mathematics Course " If honor calls, where she points the way the sons of honor follow and obey " Vice-President Senior Class, Maroon Staff, junior Mirror, Minor League Bas- ketball '20, Hi-Y '22, '23. MADELINE FLORENCE IERN- BERC1-" Madge " General Course " The man that wants to see me, -is the very mah I 'want to see " G. A. C. '19, '20, '21, Girls' Glee Club '21, junior Pennant Committee. EDITH ALVIRA JOH N SON- ca as General Course " And oft have I heard defended, little said is soonest mended " G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Volleyball '20, '21, '22, Basketball '20, '21, '22, Captain- ball '20, '21, '22, Baseball '20, '21, Tri-Y. EUNICE HELEN JOHNSON- " Unie " General Course " Prove to me what it is-I would not do IJ The Happy Day, Senior Class Play, Junior Class Play, Reading Contest, G. A. C. '20, '21, '23, Volleyball '20, '21, Baseball '20, B. B. '20, Captainball '20, Blue Tri-Y '22, '23, Senior Prophecy Committee. JULIA MARY JOHNSON English Course " The secret of success is constancy to purpose " Maroon Staff, ass't editor, Latin Club '21, '22, '23, French Club '21, '22, '23, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Blue Tri-Y '21, '22, '23, Glee Club '21, '22, '23, Sect. '22, Choral Club '22, '23, Comedy Concert '22, '23, Junior Class Play, Senior Girls' Council, Junior Honor Student. PAUL MCR. JoNEs-ff Jonsy " General Course " True worth needs 110 interpreter " Hi-Y Club '21, '22, '23, Latin Club '20, '21, '22, Glee Club '22, '23, Choral Club '22, '23, Mikado, Senior Class Pennant Committee, junior Class Play. NORRIS ROSCOE KENT Mathematics Course "A man like a 'watch is to be valued for his manner of going steady " Hi-Y '22, '23, Finance Committee '23, Maroon Staff CAssociate Ed.J, Latin Club '22, Comedy Concert '22, IONE LUCILLE KERN-" Kernie " General Course " Good in athletics but bashful" French Club, Latin Club, Maroon Staff CGirls' Athletic Editorjg Junior Class Play, Basketball '20, '21, '22, '23, Captainball '20, '21, '22, '23, Volleyball '20, '21, '22, '23, Baseball '20, '21, '22, '23, Hockey, Tri-Y, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23. ELIZABETH CARRDLL KING- " Carol " General Course " I'll be merry and frees-I'll be sad for no-body " Spanish Club '21, '22, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23, Junior Play, "A 'Happy Day ", Comedy Concert '21, '22, '23, Financial Committee, Freshman-Sophomore-Junior Dance Committee, junior Movie Commit- tee: Junior Picnic Committee, Society Editor on Maroon Staff. JOE THOMAS KLEIN-" Joe " General Course " Rudolph has nothing on me " Light weight Football '21, '22, Senior Class Play, Class Flower Committee, Decoration Committee. CHARLOTTE LEGNE KLIPPLE -" Charlie " Gr-neral Course "Alack! There lies more peril in her eyes than in twenty swords " Glce Club '20, '21, Comedy Concert '20, G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, Junior Dance Com- nittee, Freshman-Sophomore Party Com- mittee, Pocahontas. VVELDON ORA KRETSCHMER- " Kretch " Mathematics Course " It is the mind that makes the man " junior Mirror, Subscription Manager, Maroon, " It Pays to Advertise "3 Junior Class Play Committee, League Basket- ball '19, '21, Hi-Y '23. EMERSON GEORGE KRIEGER- " Emmie " Science Course "I hafzie touched the highest point" Hy-Y Club '22, '23, Comedy Concert '22, Property Committee Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Will Committee. VIOLA L. KRUSE-"V " General Course "l'VIost men are bad " G. A. C. '21, '22, '23, VVALTER PAUL KRUSE-"Bunk" General Course "How like a rifvcr,-largest at flu' mouth" League Basketball: lnterclass Basket- ball '18, '19, '20g lnterclass Baseball: Foot- ball '21. DORIS ELEANUR LANDHORG General Course , " Little I ask, my 'zuants are fmt' " Basketball '20, '21, '22: Captainball '20, '21, '22: Volleyball '20, '21: G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23: Latin Club: Junior Class Play: Tri-Y '22: Publicity Committee: Girls' Editor of Mirror: Class lflower Committee. LUCILE CHARLU'l"l'E LAND- GRAF-" Cile " General Course " A fverfevf Indy and czlzeays to be dv- pclzclmi upon " Spanish Club: Secretary of Spanish Club '21: G. A. C.: junior Class Play: Comedy Concert '20, '21, '22: Glee Club: junior Class Color Committee: Junior and Senior Candy Committee: Class Dee- orating Committee: Senior Class VVill Committee. MILDRED GERTRUDE LANDIS --" Dade " English Course " Not quiet, nor loud, nor short, nor full, but o flvosmzf 111i11gIi11g of them all " Latin Club: G. A. C. '20, '21, Spanish Club: Maroon Staff: junior Honor Stu- dent: Sophomore Party Refreshment Committee. V NAOMI LUCILE LESTER- " Bobbie " Connnereial Course "M5' honor is my life" G. A. C.: Baseball '19, '20, '21: Volley- ball '20, '21, '22: Captainball '21, '22, '23: Basketball '20, '21, '22, '23g League Bas- ketball '20, '2l, '22, '23. JEROME HENDRICKSON LIEK J lv Mathematics Course " This is my first public appearance " Hi-Y '21, '22, '23: Senior Class Play '23. Jae DOROTHY RUTH LIN DGREN- " Countess " English Course "She seems as happy as a wave that dances on the sea " Comedy Concert '20, '21, '23, French Clubg G. A. C. '19, '20, '21g Glee Clubg Choral Club, Fire Prince, Mikado, Glee Club Concerts, Senior Class Play, The Happy Day, Glee Club Cantata, Junior Picnic Committee, Class Flower Com- mittee. GEORGE WILLIAM LOWE Mathematics Course "A man that can be depended upon" Hi-Y '21g Lightweight Basketball League '20, '21, DONALD EVERETT LOWMAN- KK U Science Course " We know what we are, but know not what we may be " Glee Club, Fire Prince, Physics Assist- ant '20, '21, '2Zg Assistant Movie Opera- tor '19, '20, '21, '22. HARRY ADELBERT ,LOWRY English Course "A mother"s pride and faflzefs joy" Hi-Y '21, '223 Minor League Basket- ball '21, '22: Major League Baskctball'23g Publicity Committee: Senior Class Play. GEORGE L. LUECK-" Scoop " Mathematics Course " Toil doth not come to help the idle " Football '20, Ligrhtweightg Track '20, '21, '223 Interclass Track '21, '22, '23, LOUISE CAROLYN MacMILLAN Tn Mac ay English Course "Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit " G. A. C. '19, '20, '21, Basketball '20, '21, '22g Captainball '20, '21, '2Zg Chairman Freshman Refreshment Committee and Sophomore Decorating Committeeg Glee Clubg junior Play, Fire Princeg Spanish Club. SHERMAN RAY MAILLER- " Shermie " General Course 'I He who loves not women, wine and song, will be a fool his whole life long" Interclass Basketball '18, '19g Track '19, '20, Football '19, '20, Comedy Con- cert '22. 'gimme VERA EVELYN MATTESON- HV!! General Course "I think the worst kind of vice is adviren G. A. C. '22. GEORGE VV. MAURER, Jr. General Course " Young in looks in judgment old " Hi-Y '21, '22g Glee Club '21, '22, '23g Choral Club '21, '22, '23, Fire Princeg League Basketball '20g French Club '21, Mikado. EIDWARD MEREDI'l'H-" Ed " General Course " Never a qnittor " Football Lightweight '2Og Heavyweight '21, '22, Basketball Lightweight 'l9g Heavyweight '20, LEE MEREDITH-" Ding " Mathematics Course " A leader in wlzatozfor he undertakes "' Football '19, '20, '21, '223 Captain '22g Pres. Junior Class, League Basket Ballg Junior Chapsg Basketballg junior Chaps Track: Capt. Sophomore Track Team, Heavyweight Basketball '22, '23. CLARA E. MERZ Mathematics Course " If silence is wisdom I ani silent then" G. A. C. '19, '20, '22, '23, Blue Tri-Yg Comedy Concert '22, ELMER MEYER-" Swede " Mathematics Course " The deed I intend to do is great, but what-I know not yet " HANNAH CHRISTINE MEYER- " Hans " English Course "Above the zfulgar flights of rontmon souls " Entered from Faribault High School as Freshman: Blue Tri-Y '22, '23g G. A. C. '21, '22, '23g Junior Class Playg Junior, Candy Saleg Latin Club: Choral Clubg Baseball '21, '22, '23g Captainball '21, '22, '23, Basketball '21, '22, '23g League Bas- ketball '2l, '22, '23' Coney Islandg Glee Clubg Volleyball '21, '22, '23g Winning League B. B5 Comedy Concertg Motto Committee. ANTON MIKO-" Ant " General Course " I long to be fl sailor " Hi-Y. ADOLPH MILLER-" A. D. " Mathematics Course "I was baslifzzl but I woke up, and found myself well liked " Mirror Board: Senior Class Play, Booster Club, President: Hi-Y '22, '23, Secretary '23g Latin Club, Sec. and Treas. '23g General Sales Committee, Sophomore Party Committeeg Junior Pic- nic Committeeg lnterclass Basketball '22, '23g League Basketball '20, '22g Chairman of Stand Committeeg Homecoming Dance. IULIUS ANTON MILLER- " Sherlock-Caesar " General Course " The boy who learns all he can, will best succeed when lie is a man " Hi-Y '22, '23: Glee Club '22g iChoral Club '22g Orchestra '22g Mikadog Comedy Concert '22, '23g Maroon Staff, Artistg Subscription Manager of Mirrorg Chair- man of Pennant Committeeg Class Proph- ecy Committee: junior Class Playg Chair- man Class Playg Scenery Committee. LEE MONDY-" Mondy " Manual 'Training Course " Silence is the mark of wisdom " Hi-Y '21, '22. HAZEL VIOLA MONISMITH- " Little One " Mathematics Course "Little, but miglzty'? Senior Girls' Council, Pres. Blue Tri-Y, Latin Clubg French Clubg Sec. of G. A. C.g Junior Class Play: Senior Class Play: junior Honor Rollg Comedy Concert '22g Senior Honor Roll: Volleyball '21, '22g Captainball '213 Basketball '20, '21g Food Sale Committee: Baseball '21g Mirror Staffg Check Room Committee. LeROY MERTON MORGAN General Course " Great trees often grow from little saflliizgsn Hi-Y. - HELEN LAURA MOS S-"Mossey" General Course "I miss him most when he's away" Spanish Club: G. A. C. '21, '22, '23g B. B. '22g Blue Tri-Y '22, '233 League B. B. '21, '22g Volleyball '21, '22g Captain- ball '22, HAROLD FRANCIS MUNTZ- " Muntz " General Course "Happy am I, from rare I'm free Senior Class Play: Latin Club, Glee Club, Choral Clubg Class Will Commit- tee, Mikado, Exchange Editor Boys' Edition of Mirror. LAWRENCE JOSEPH MURPHY -" XVindy " Mathematics Course " The best things come in small pack- ages " Entered as Sophomore from Elmhurst. LEONARD F. MURPHY-" Len " Mathematics Course "Ask my brotlwr " fziizotlzvr jvackagej Entered as Sophomore from Elmhurst: Minor League Basketball '22g lnterclass Basketball. ELIZABETH R. NEWMAN- H H English Course "Clover and full of fvefv " junior Candy Committee, junior Mir- ror Staff, -lunior Class Playg Captainball and Volleyball 'ZOQ Glee Club '21, '22, '23g Glee Club Concerts during '22, '23g Fire Prince, Mikaclog Junior Class Historian, Exchange Editor Mirror, G. A. C. '19, '20g French Club: Comedy Concert '20, '21, '23, Choral Club '21, '22, '23g Publicity Committee for Senior Playg The Happy Day: Senior Girls' Council. NOIUNIAN BENJAMIN NIEDERT J !Y General Course " I am about rvaa'y for lzc2a2'cn" Captain Junior lnterclass Basketball '21: Lightweight League Basketball '20, Lightweight Basketball '22, '23. RIARTIN E. F. NORLANDER- " Mart " General Course "One ramzot always be a hero-but one can always be a man" Chairman Magazine Sale Committee '23g Freshman Party Committee '19. MURIEL A. NORTON General Course "Not only good, but good for somo- thing " Glee Club '22g G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, French Clubg Candy Committee, Basket- ball '19, 'ZOQ Volleyball '19, '20, '21, Senior Class Play Property Committee. ,wr MILDRED O'BEIRNE-" Mil " General Course "Better late than never" G. A. C. '19, '20g Comedy Concert l21g Junior Movie Committee. ROY A. PAULSON-" Big Chief " General Course " Hard work will conquer all things" Entered as Junior from Bartlett: Edi- tor-in-chief of E. H. S. Maroong League Basketball '22. RUTH CAROLINE PEASE- " Toots " Science Course " Life is a jest, and all the things show it: l thought so ouceg and now I know lt" HAZEL ESTELLE PERKINS- " Peanuts " Commercial Course " Quiet in class but ffowcrful loud in gradc"' Stenography Contest 'Z2g Typewriting Contest '22: Maroon Staff: Assistant Treasurer for H. S. '22, '23, RAYMOND L. PETERSON- " Pete " Mathematics Course "A big, broad rnah whose face be- spealks an honest heart withmv Hi-Y '21g Business Manager Mirrorg Business Manager Maroong Chairman General Sales Committee: Basketball In- terclass Basketball '2lg Major League '223 Minor League 'Zlg Junior Class Transportation Committeeg Ticket Sales Committee. ALVIN L. PLAGGE Science Course "I was born wlzen thc crab was ascend- ing and all my affairs go backwards " Magazine Sale Committee. LUCILLE MARIE PLATT- " Flate " Commercial Course "To climb steep hills requires slow 4 pace at first" Glee Club. DOROTHY EVALENA PRICE- H Dot H General Course " She spoke not a word more than was needed " G. A. C. RUTH HELEN PRUDEN- GC Y! General Course " Not a Care or a sorrow troubles youj when the one yon love, loves you "' Glee Club '19,' '20, '21, 'ZZQ Choral Club '22g Freshman Party Decorating Com- mitteeg Sophomore Entertainment Com- mitteeg Comedy Concertg Pocahontas' Fire Princeg G. A. C.g Maroon Stall Com: mitteeg Glee Club Concert. NETTIE QUINN-" Ned " Household Arts Course "Shorter of stature than 11er'z'e " Maroon Staffg G. A. C.: Scenery Com- mittee. HAROLD RANDLE-" Jeff " English Course " This youth will grow to be a good ' and loyal mon "' Hi-Y '20, '2l, 'ZZQ Junior Class Play: League Basketball ,223 Track '23g Senior Motto Committee. GLADYS E. RAUE-" Glad " General Course " I don't know what I'll be, guess I'll wait and see " G. A. C.: Comedy Concert '21, '23. RAMONA CRESENT REAM- " Mona l' General Course " There is a sweet and nameless grace floating about her form and fave " VVILLIAM A. RILEY--" Bill " General Course " He'll never overwork-he doesrft be- lieve in it " Interclass Basketball: League Basket- ball. Y X WV 1, 'C '497 QZQH I WW" JAMES M. ROCHE-" Jim " 1 Commercial Course 1 " None but himself can be his parallel" 1 1 Sophomore Class Party Committeeg i Class Motto Committee: Assistant Editor Se11ior Boys' Edition of Mirror. VIOLA E. ROHRSEN-" Vi " English Course " Good sense and good nature are newer separated " G. A. C.g French Clubg Comedy Con- cert '22g Property Committee for Senior Class Playg Basketball '20, '21, '22. EARL HENRY RUST-" Rusty " General Course "Rusty hair but O. K. " GLADYS HELEN ROVELSTAD- " Rovie " Commercial Course "She appears wry quiet, but-" Comedy Concert '2lg G. A. C., Maroon Staff. THELMA AN ITA ROVELSTAD- " Toots " English Course "Exceptional women should have e.r- eeptional rights "' Glee Club: Choral Club '21, '22, '23g Pocahontasg Fire Prince: Glce Club Con- certsg Comedy Concert '20g junior Class Playg French Clubg G. A. C.: Basketball '19: Mikadog junior-Senior Dance Com- mitteeg Finance Committee. EDWARD M. RYAN-'K Ed " General Course " Eternal silenfe is the duty ofa nzan " Lightweight Football '1Sg Heavyweight Football '19, '20, '2l: Lightweight Basket- ball '19g Track '19, '20, '21, '22g Captain of Track '21, 1 JAMES MARTIN RYAN-'rjimmyr General Course "A welcome addition " Entered from Harvard High in Senior Year. 46 MARY CATHERINE RYAN- " Mary K." " Thy jvatlzreay lies among tlzc stars' English Course G. A. C., French Club, Comedy Con- celrt '20, '21, '23, Sophomore Party Com- nnttce. DE LESTER SACKETT-" Tilly " Science Course "He is full of .vrlzool spirit and Pep Vice-President junior Classy Light- weight Football '20, '21: Mirror Staffg Maroon Staff: Constitution Committee: Maroon Staff Committee Chairman: Stage Manager '22, '23: French Club: Hi- Y Club: Comedy Concert: junior Mirror NIARGUERITE ELIZABETH SAYLAND-" Toots U General Course " She will if she will, size feozft if .rho wont, flzafs all" G. A. C.: Captainballg Basketball: Yol- leyball: Reading Contest '19, Glee Club '22, '23: Glee Club Concert '21, '22: French Club: Maroon Staff: Typewriting Con- test '22, '23, Mikado. ERVlN VVl1.l.l.-'Kill SCll'E1'.I.EN- RERGERHH Shelly " General Course " As fvrznzr' to 111i.x'rl11'ef ax able fo fver- form if "' Minor Basketball '223 Major Basketball '23g Track '22: lnterelass Basketball '21, '22, lnterclass Track '22. ALBIA CAROLINE SHOCK General Course " Her refvard has lillllll' through lzaufsl effort " Cz. A. C 20, '21: Glee Club '20, '21, '22, Choral Club '20, '21, '221 Spanish Club: Music Memory Contest '21g Glee Club Concerts '21, '22g Fire Prince '21, Comedy Concert. LEONARD JCJSEFH SEIDEN- GLANZ-" Sadie " General Course " A 111f1:.vIn'l full of Illt'I'l',X' tunes " Cheer Leader '22, '23: President of High School Orchestra '22, '23: Pianist for lst lloys' Glee Club '21, '22g Choral Club '22, '23: Comedy Concert '23g Mi- kado '23: High School Orchestra '21, '22Z junior Class l'lay '22, FRED VVILLIAM SEYMOUR- " Speed " Matllematies Courwe H1411 lzonexf l'0IlHfl'IIl1lIl'l' is the bex! pa.vsfvo1't " Lightweight l'oo'ball '22, J WILLIAM BENJAMIN SHALES, Jr.-H Bill" General Course " That indolent bnt agreeable condi- tion of doing nothing" Hi-Y '22, '23, Comedy Concert '22, Assistant Stage Manager '23, Senior Class Prophecy Committee, Chairman Scenery Committee CMikadoD, Glee Club '21, '22, '23, Choral Club '21, '22, '23, Glee Club Concert '21, '22, Heavyweight Football '22, Mikado '23, FLORENCE HELEN SHAVER- " Flos " General Course "I'll be there at the fl7l1:5ll " DUDLEY HAROLD SIDES- " Dud " General Course " He is a talker and needs no question- ing before he speaks" League Basketball '19, '20, Maroon Staff Committee: Hi-Y Club. EDNA MAY SIPPLE-K' Red " Household Arts Course " Life is indeed no holiday " G. A. C. '19, '20, Basketball '20, ARCHIE R. SMITH-" Arch " Mathematics Course " The world stands aside for the man who knows wlzere he is going " YZZLCHQUC Basketball '20, '21, Hi-Y Clip EVERETT EDXYARD SMITH- " Bud " General Course "I play women-ovrasionally football" Heavyweight Football '20, '21, '22, Heavyweight Basketball '21, '22, Light- weight Basketball '19, '20, junior-Senior Dance Committee, Senior Play Commit- tee, WILDA MAUDE SMITH Commercial Course "Inst being happy is a fine thing to dog looking on the bright side, rather than the blue " G. A. C. '21, '22, Good English Play. DOROTHY JANE SOPER-" Dot ' General Course - " She is a quiet girl at times " junior Class Playg Mikadog lst Girls' Glee Clubg Choral Clubg G. A. C.g Latin Clubg Blue Tri-Y: Comedy Concertg Bas- ketball '20g Soplnnore Party Committee. HELEN 1N'lAE SOPER-" Birdie " Commercial Course "Silence is the fverfectest herald of ivy " G. A. C. '19, '21, '22, '23g Glee Club '19, '20g Comedy Coneertg Basketball '19, '2O. MADELINE BEULAH SOVVER- if I7 General Course " She hath o, never ending How of con- versation " Glee Club '21, '22, '23g Choral Club '22, '23g French Club: Mikadog G. A. C. '21, '22, '23g Comedy Concert. HARRIETT FRYE STEDMAN- " Teddic Bear " General Course " She has a personality that will newer grow old " Baseball '22g Interclass Basketball '23g Choral Club '20, '21, '22, '23-g Pocahontasg Fire Princeg Tri-Yg J. W. W. G. Chair- man of Poster Committee '21, '22, '23g '23g Junior Movie Committee: G. A. C. '20, '21, '22, '23: Accompanist for Music Classes '19, '20, '21 '22. LAWRENCE STENE-" Yert " General Course " I"zfe got a lot to do, and I'1n doing it" EDNA ANNA STOLT General Course "Smooth runs the water when the brook is deep"' G. A. C. '20, '21g Comedy Concert '21. DOROTHY LOUISE STORM- H Dot H English Course " We leave her praises IlllCJ.'lf71'CSS6d " Mirror Staffg Glee Club, President '23g Choral Clubg Pocahontasg Fire Princeg Mikadog Comedy Concert '20, '21, '22g junior Honor Studentg Secretary and Treasurer of Booster Clubg G. A. C. Vice- President '23g French Club, President '23g Latin Clubg Basketball '20, '21, '22, '233 Captainball '19, '20, '21, '22g Volleyball '19, '20, '2lg Baseball '20, '21, '22, '233 Win- ner Reading Contest '20: Class VVill Com- mittee: Junior Mirror, Sophomore Party Dance Committee. CHARLES HAROLD STRONG- " Charley " Mathematics Course "Fin from Missonri,' you have to show nie" French Clubg Hi-Yg Interclass Basket- ball '20, League Basketball '20, '21, FRANCIS RAPHAEL SULLIVAN -" Sullie " Commercial Course "VI often tell myself there is more in 'me than people think " 'Comedy Concert '22g Property Com- mittee. ALVIN EUGENE D. SWANSON- " Swede " General Course " The great end of life is not knowl- edge, but action " League Basketball 'l9g Lightweight Basketball '203 Heavyweight Basketball '21, '22, '23g Lightweight Football '20g Heavyweight Football '21, '22g lnterclass Baskstball '19, Major League Basketball '21, ' 2, '23, NELSON TAKAHASHI-" Take a taxi " Science Course " He rejoices in a zuell developed fac- nlty for blufl'lng" Entered as Sophomore from Daven- port. League Basketball '2lg Lightweight Football '22g Spanish Clubg Vice-Presi- dent Booster Club '23. CLIFFORD JOHN THIEL-"Cliff" General Course " Sinccrity is the backbone of success" Interclass Basketball '20g Interclass Baseball '20. PERCY R. TOBIN-" Pere " General Course "Something sterling that will stayg When gold and silver Hy away " Lightweight Football '20, '21g Captain '21g Heavyweight Football '22g Junior F1- nancial Committee: Lightweight League Basketball Champs '21g Interclass Bas- ketball '21. WALTER W. TOBIN-" Walt " Science Course " Unbounded conra e, and com assion . . gd, joine Lightweight Football '21, Captain '22g Interclass Basketball '22, '23g League Basketball '21g Latin Clubg French Clubg Advisory Council '22g Heavyweight Foot- ballg Heavyweight Basketball '23. HELEN RUTH VOGT--" Shorty " General Course " Determination has its mark upon her brow " G. A. C. '19, '20. MARGARET MAE VOLLMAN- " Margie " General Course " lflflzat will not woman, gentle woman do, when strong ajjfection stirs her spirit nf1g"' G. A. C. 22. PAUL VONCKX-" l'I'C2lCl1Cl' " General Course " He has just lately joined our class, But he is making friends quite fast " Entered as Senior from Ottawa: Glee Club '22, '23g Choral Club '22, '23g Senior Class Play. EDVVIN GEORGE VVALTERS General Course " Absolutely harmless-guaranteed " Lightweight Football '22: Captain Lightweight Basketball '22, '23, ANN ISABEL VVASSELL-" Nut- meg " Mathematics Course " She will newer lose her childhood " Entered as Senior from Steubenvilleg G. A. C. '23g Basketballg Candy Commit- tee. CLARICE XVATSON-" Claire " Household Arts Course "Men may come, and men may go, but I go on forever" G. A. C. '19, '20, '21, '22, '23g Basketball '19, '20, '21, '22, Captainball '19, '20, Vol- leyball '19, '20, '21g Scenery Committee for Senior Class Play, Glee Club '22, '23g Choral Club. JOH N LEROY VVELLER- " Snookums " General Course "Long have I dwelt in academic halls" Choral Club '19, '20, '21g Glee Club '19, '20, '21g President Choral Club '2lg Vice President Glee Club: Librarian Choral Club '20g French Clubg Hi-Y '20, Fire Princeg Decoration Committee for An- sonia Danceg Junior Dance Committee. EVELYN DGROTHY WILSON- " Serious " Mathematics Course 'C' Thought is the soul of act " Glee Club '19, '20, '21, '22, Librarian of Second Girl's Glee Club '21, Basketball, lnterclass, '19, '21, '22, League Basketball '19, '20, '21, '22, Interclass Captainball '21, '22, Volleyball Interclass '20, Baseball '19, '20, '21, '22: Track '20, '21, Comedy' Concert '20, Choral Club '19, '22, Fire Prince, Tri-Y Senior Gir1's Council. CHARLES KENNETH YOUNG- " Chick " English Course "Enjoy life, why worry " Senior Class Play, junior Class Play, Fire Prince, Glee Club, Major League Basketball '21, '22, Comedy Concert '21, '23, Candy Sales Committee, Publicity Committee for Senior Class Play. WILLARD AUBLE General Course " My endeavors have ctfer come short of my desires " Comedy Concert '21. FRANK VVITTMAN-" Fat " Lightweight Football '19, Heavyweight Football '20, '21, '22, lntcrclass Basket- ball '19, '20, '21, '22, Glee Club, Choral Club, Orchestra. ERVVIN GOULD-" Goulie " , d 4 ilu fZl 6 NZ lj A4 5110 : jj T. 52 ' Q 1 9 2 3 at-ip-QE W-QI-Q-H13-HD-IB 1 9 2 3 .-, Ellie Gllama nf Inwntg- 'h1'PP On looking back it scarcely seems That the four short years are by Since we as lonely Freshmen small First entered Elgin High. These four short years together Have taught us many a thingg Work we could and work we would- Success it's sure to bring. At last we've reached our longed-for goal, And we're ready to enter the gate Into the world, to wider fields, Where we can work and wait. In football, track, and basketball We've made our standards high Likewise in all dramatic work We've passed all records by. For we want to be proud of the girls and boys Who sat in the seats ahead, When their names are seen in the Hall of Fame And a wonderful record is read. To our faithful High School teachers, Who have helped us on our way, We share appreciation, We extend our thanks today. VVe're ready to start on the rugged road That life has marked out for us. W e're ready to climb each mighty hill With an " I will " and not " I mustf' And as we start out to conquer, Each in his separate realm, We'll follow the gleam with this motto: " Not to equal, but to excel." Hannah Meyer '23. 53 1 92 3 at-up-QE qu-21-13-211-919-:ra 1 9 2 3 Svvniur Gllewn Sung Efnnv---iiahrh 31111112 Tllvttrrn inf illlinej lst Verse- Oh, dear old High School, we're thinking tonight And wondering just where and just how The future will show us our place in life, And the things that should be our delightg All the knowledge we hold All our dreams to unfold VVe owe you and our teachers of old. Chorus : Dear Old Elgin High School We've tried to be so loyal, And bring you all our honors, Our cares, our joys, our toil, Our teachers and our classmates Have proved themselves so true Through four years we have loved you, Our hearts are so sad, Dear Old High School, we're now leaving you. 2nd Verse- Let's sing a song of our dear Elgin High Let's see that her praises never dieg Make it a song of the school we all love, Of the classes and gay revelry. So good-by, dear old school, When away from your rule You'll be proud of the class '23, Chorus: Dear Old Elgin High School, etc. Carroll King '23. 54 61111 5 Qifflnmvr QE AN w 'uf' . A '99 R ' mf? ., x " 1 -Q21-3"C :N5 N Q- X .Erik V if A XQJ NW ' 51" Qs W ' if I X N ww Q nk 1 i'A" xx Ah lm'1H Sfwvvf vu ,,g,,4..- . H 1 'Q ' 5-.Q..,, . ik a A 5 5 Q, 2 56 v' 7 1 . 37 i liluninr Clllaaa Qiatnrg HE Twenteafore Family End Third Year With Flying Colors." This was the headline that greeted Jane as she picked up the news on a certain June evening in 1923. " Mother l" she cried running out to the kitchen, " The Twenteafore family have had quite a successful career according to this. Would you like me to read it to you ?" " Indeed yes!" replied her mother, smiling at Jane's enthusiasm as jane perched herself on the kitchen stool and began: In September 1920 the Twenteafore family, which Mr. and Mrs. E. H. S. adopted, entered their new home dressed in green. Although everything was new, they got along very nicely. In fact so nicely that Mr. and Mrs. E. H. S. decided that this family was the best behaved family that they had ever adopted. They were exceedingly lively and before anyone realized it they had, through the inspiration of their Guardian Angel, Miss Ellis, organized a club under the name of C. D. E. This organization boosted every enterprise of interest to the family and proved very helpful. 58 I 9 2 3 QE-ID-QE W-H-IR-ED-HD-iii 1 9 2 3 Jluninr Gllaaz Mintnrg---Qlnntinurh After they had lived in their new home a short time they decided to give a party. This they did with the greatest success using their common sense and having it on a Friday eve so that they could sleep the following morn and make up for lost time. This year was exceedingly full and in June they all left their home for a vaca- tion only to return the following September 1921 with the honorable title of Sophomore attached to their name. They lived up to this attachment as any family of its integrity. They carried off honors with the best spirit to all that Mr. and Mrs. E. H. S. required of them and in June completed their career of that year leaving their title of Sophomore to the next family, they themselves receiving the well deserved appellation of juniors. Having assumed this name, the family, as all progressive familes do, began to feel independent and looking backward over their spotless record, thought them- selves capable of managing themselves so they set about to carry out this idea. The first thing to do was to choose officers. This they did without hesitation using fine judgment in electing Paul Romeis as President, Freeman Kadow as Vice President, and Gertrude Carbaugh Secretary. These proved themselves all that the family would have them be and deserve credit for what they did. At the same time they selected Maroon and White for the family color and soon the Juniors all appeared in white sweaters with Maroon numerals. Being lively and full of pep the Twenteafore family were always ready to do something and feeling that a few pushers would help, a Boosters' Committee was selected that helped to boost all enterprises. One evening a Movie was put on under the auspices of the Twenteafore family, through a very able committee whose management was so efficient that the class made over ninety dollars on it and the committee was re-elected to put on another. As formerly the Juniors shone in Athletics sending some boys to Ansonia and having a number of boys receive E's. Besides the athletic E's there were a good many " Brain Es," for a goodly number'of the family were on the honor roll. Two programs were given in the auditorium by the Twenteafore family both of which were greatly enjoyed. The Juniors gave a play " Daddy Longlegs " which was given by a very capable cast under the splendid direction of Miss Helen Welty and was a great success and credit to the family. Three of the members were given principal parts in the Mikado and proved themselves worthy of the family pedigree. At the end of the year, all left their home with happy faces, hoping that the following year would be as successful as the first three. ELOISE A. ELLIS '24. 59 1 9 2 3 if-iD-QE QB-5-I3-ED-QD-ITF! I 9' 2 3 Svzninn Ennm 311, Sn. A ABBOTT, ETHEL ADAMS, LILLIAN ANDERSON, HELEN ANDERSON, HELENA ANDERSON, MYRTLE APPLE, ELMER ARNOLD, RALPH AUSTIN, KENNETH BARCHARD, JESSIE BARNES, GEORGE BARNES, GERTRUDE BAUER, CAROLYN BELL, BURNELL BELSHAN, EDWARD BLIZEK, MARY BLOEMKE, LORRAINE BOHL, EUGENE BOHLIN, HARRY BOSWORTH, WILDER BRISTOL, LUCY BROWN, DOROTHY BROWN, PRESTON BUEHLER, LILLIAN BURGER, HENRIETTA BUTLER, HELEN CAMPBELL, BERTHA CANTY, JOE CARBAUGH, GERTRUDE CARLSON, ANNA CARLSON, CLARK CHADDOCK, HELEN CLEARY, ROBERT CONNER, CATHERINE CONNOR, JOHN COONAN, LEILA COOPER, VERA COX, FERN CRANE, LESLIE DAMISCH, FLORENCE DANFORD, LAURA DELANCEY, KENNETH DEWIS, ELLEN DeWITT, ELLEN DBWITT, REUEL DuBOIS, MARION EISLER, LOIS ELLIS, ELOISE ENGDAHL, LEONARD FIERKE, MARVIN FINFROCK, DORIS FISHER, WESLEY FLICK, GEORGE FOELSCHOW, VERA FREDERICKS, ELSA FREEMAN, HARRIET FRENCK, ELSIE FREYER, FLORENCE FRICH, ARLEINE GANNON, VIOLA GANTZ, DOROTHY GIESKE, NORMAN GILLES, STUART GIBSON, RUSSELL GOULD, ERWIN GRAHAM, DUANE GREENBANK, MYRTLE GROMER, ESTHER GROMER, HELEN GROMER, STELLA GRONBERG, WILFRED HAEFEMEYER, MILDRED HAMEISTER, MILDRED HARLAN, EDGAR HARMELING, CHARLES HARVEY, CHARLOTTE HAYWARD, BERYL HAYWARD, VIRGIL HEIMAN, ELMER HELM, MILLIEJ HERBSTER, HELEN HIGGINS, ALICE HILL, LORAINE 60 HILLEGAS, FLORENCE HOPP, AVIS HORNE, MARGUERITE HUBER, LAVERNA HUETTER, HATTIE HUTTER, MAY JEWETT, CLARENCE JOHNSON, CLAYTON JOHNSON, CLIFFORD JOHNSON, LOUISE JORGENSEN, EARL KADOW, FREEMAN KARSTEN, KATHERINE KEIL, PEARL KENYON, FLORENCE KERNS, FRANCIS KEVERN, MARJORIE KILTZ, THELMA KING, MURIEL KOWERT, ESTHER KRAHN, DONALD KUNTZ, KENNETH LAMPHERE, RAY LANDIS, DOROTHY LANGE, RUTH LARKIN, MARIAN LATHEN, WILLIAM LEACH, JOHN LEHMANN, FRED LeLIEVRE, JEWEL LEONARD, HELEN LEVERENZ, DONALD LINDER, MIRIAM LINDGREN, ROBERT LINNELL, BERYL LOWELL, MARION LOWRIE, JANET MACAULAY, ROLAND MacNAIR, ROBERT MAILLER, MARJORIE 1 9 2 3 C-ID-QE W-5-13-ZDJD-JT9 1 9 2 3 Swnninn 'iinnm 311-315,.Svr. E MARKS, MARION MATTHIAS, EDWARD MCBRIARTY, HELEN' MCDONALD, HAROLD MCEWAN, ELLA MCFERRON, CECELIA MCGARITY, DOROTHY MEAGHER, EDWARD MEISER, EDITH MEYER, WALTER MILLER, MORGAN MOCK, CHARLES MORTON, ROLLIN MOSIMAN, DOROTHY NELSON, NAOMI NITCHMAN, HELEN NJUST, SYLVIA NORTON, MURIEL OAKES, EVELYN OTTO, KENNETH OTTO, RALPH PARKIN, GEORGE PARLASCA, EDWIN PEARSALL, MARY PETERSON, GAIL PETERSON, WESLEY PETSCHOW, WILLIS PFAFFLIN KENNETH PFLAUM, .KENNETH PHELAN, EDWARD PHELAN, RICHARD PIERCE, FRANCES PIHL, RUBY READE, CAROL REASON, FORREST REID, NEVA ROACH, DAVID ROMEIS, PAUL ROUG, LUCILLE ROSE, MARIE ROSS, HELEN SCHNADT, HARVEY SCHOCK, ALMA SCHROEDER, LAURA SEAGREN, ROY SEIDENGLANZ, ALFRED SEMENY, LOUIS SHALES, EVELYN SPONHOLTZ, GLADYS STAGE, DOROTHY STEDMAN, HARRIET STEVENS, PAULINE STONE, ALICE STRINGER, FLORENCE STRUTHERS. RAYMOND STUDTMAN, GERTRUDE TAYLOR, LAURA THOMPSON, GERTRUDE THOMPSON, CLAYTON THOMPSON, WARREN TOBIN, BERNICE TOBIN, BLANCHE TOBIN, PAUL TOWNSEND, CHARLES TUCKER, EVELYN TURNER, JANE TUTTLE, DOROTHY UNDERHILL, LAWRENCE VAN HORN, EUGENE VAN WAMBEKE, DONALD VENT, WILLIAM VOLSTORFF, IRIS VOLSTORFF, VIVIAN VOLTZ, EDWIN WAITE, KATHRYN WALLACE, EDMUND WALLIS, EDWARD WALTERS, RUTH WATERSON, ETHEL WETER, DORIS WHITTAKER, ELEANOR WIEDEMAN, VERNA WILDE, LILLIAN WILSON, GERTRUDE WING, BETH WITTMAN, FRANK WOLFF, MILDRED WORLEY, HELEN WRIGHT, ADELBERT J Qij46:fl'9 61 3 2 I 1 ac... 62 4, 63 T ! 64 N 'l x X X JW Q iq 13' Ep, Bxbdo og Q asa 0 A 90 H I QQ K5 1 9 2 3 QE-ID-0 W-H-IK-ED-BD-Ili I 9 2 3 Svnphnmnrr Gllaun igintnrg ROM the time we entered High School, the class of twenty-five has shown a great deal of class spirit and school loyalty. 1 As Freshmen, both the boys and girls have done themselves credit in athletics as well as other things. The second place in last year's track meet was won by the class of '25, and the girls won the inter-class baseball tournament. Now that we are Sophomores we have come a little more into the limelight, and the Sophomore girls have shown this by winning the Girls' inter-class basket- ball tournament. The class of '25 also has the distinction of being the first Sopho- more class to present a class play. In the Ansonia parade our float, of which we were very proud, won first prize. Another great honor has been shown this class, for one of our members, Alvin Hameister, has been elected football captain for 1923. As we continue to climb the ladder of fame, it is our aim: " Ever da in Y Y every way to become better and better." MARY MCDONALD '25. 3. .-.. :iz ,-L' Q30 v 1 Br ff K . Y ' f' Q-?'s'5sS,f -s-ftrli. ' .E U viii! , Ill 66 i 67 2 I i x Q 68 I 9 2 3 QF-lb-C5 M-H-I3-ED-HD-119 1 9' 2 3 Swuinn iinnm 211 ABBOTT, ARTHUR AGNEW, LUCILLE AHRENS, ARTHUR ALLEN, OTHEL ANDRESEN, BYRAN ASHMAN, VIOLA BALDWIN, DOROTHY BEHRENS, VERA BELL, IRMA BELSHAN, JOSEPH BENHART, GRACE BERGGREN, CECILIA BITTEL, DOROTHY BLIETZ, CHARLES BOCHUM, ARNOLD BOEHNING, EVELYN BOWMAN, ALVIN BRETTMAN, ADA BUECHE, FRANK BURNS, CLARENCE BURSTEIN, MAX CARBAUGH, MARGARET CARLSON, SIGRED CHAPMAN, MARY CHAPMAN, ROBERT CLARK, MILDRED COLLIN, WILBUR COOK, LOIS MARGARET COPELEY, ORVILLE CORTEN, NELLIE CRABTREE, IRENE CUTLER, CHARLES DALBEY, EMILY DANNER, CHARLES Swrlinn A DANNER, JOHN DAVIS, HELEN DEHN, DOROTHY DOXEY, FLORENCE DUERING, EVERETT DUFIELD, KENNETH ERICKSON, MELVIN FAIRCHILD, ALLEN FERRISS, PHEBE FISHER, ANNA FLETCHER, ELIZABETH FOI-IRMAN, VERNICE GAEDE, RUSSELL GARMAN, MARTHA GLASHAGEL, ERWIN GLOS, JOHN GOLDENSTEIN, WILLIAM GROMER, JULIAN HAGERSTRAND, LEONARD HALL, ROBERT HARNEY, JEANNETTE HAWTHORNE, BETTY HEINE, HELEN HELD, ELSIE HELLER, INEZ HILL, HERBERT HILL, OSWALD HOAGLAND, HELEN HOCKEL, JOHN HOLTON, IRENE HORNE, GEORGE HORTON, FRANK HOUY, FRANCIS HOWARD, FRANCIS ,,,,,,,,,G"D,.,,,,,,., Can? HOWARD, HELEN HUNTLEY, THOMAS IRVINE, CATHERINE JOHNSON, ALICE JOHNSON, IRENE JONES, FRANCES KEIL, MILDRED KERN, WARD KINANE, LEONA KINGSLEY, EVELYN KNOTT, MARTHA KOCSIS, FRANK KRAUSE, WALTER KRIEGER, LEAH KRUNNFUSZ, HELEN LAKE, RALPH LAMP, FRED LANDWEHR, LYDIA LANGE, LEROY LARSEN, RICHARD LEHMANN, HERBERT LEONARD, HELEN LEPPERT, EDRIS LIETZOW, RAYMOND LOCHMAN, RUSSELL LOGAN, MABEL LUND, MARGARET MALONEY, MARICATHERINE MARCKHOFF, KENNETH MAURER, ALICE MCBRIARTY, CHARLES MCBRIDE, DAVID 69 -....a.Iai.ii .I gas.. Z 1 4 70 I I 9 2 3 41:-ID-QE E-H-IR-HD-HD-JI9 I 9 2 3 Snminn illnnm 211 MCCALLUM, DAVID MCCORNACK, EDWIN MCDONALD, MARY MCKENZIE, ADELBERT MCMAHON, MARIE MEAGHER, MARY MILLER, EDGAR MILLER, ISABELL MORRIS, EVELYN MUNTZ, LORENE NEMETZ, ALBERT NEWSOME, LA VERNE NICOLL, JOHN NICOL, MILDRED NITCHMAN, FLORENCE NOBLE, ELMER O'BEIRNE, EMMET OLSON, ALBERT OSMUN, NELLIE OSTDICK, ADELAIDE OSTDICK, ALICE PANTON, CORA Q PEARSON, MILDRED PERKINS, ELLSWORTI-I PERKINS, HARRIET PETERSEN, DORIS Sntinn E PLAGGE, FLOYD PRICE, ELVIN PRICE, ROBERT PRICKETT, WARREN QUANDT, RAYMOND RANGE, ELMER REED, HELEN ROBERTS, LOIS ROSS, MARIE REMGE, LEANORA RUSSELL, PAUL SALMONS, AMY SCHAEFFER, ESTHER SCHELLENBERGER, ARTHUR SCHROEDER, ARTHUR fElginJ SCHROEDER, ARTHUR Qltascaj SCHUETT, ERVIN SCHULTZ, HELEN SHAVER, ALICE SIDES, STANLEY SLAVIK, BOB SMITH, HARRIET SMITH, PAUL 6:6959 SOLYOM, ANDREW STAHR, ARTHUR STARK, HENRY I STERN, 'THEODORE STEWART, KENNETH STICKLING, ALVIN STONE, CLAYTON STOVER, LINETA STUMPF, ELMER STRANDT, LOUISE STRUCKMAN, EDWARD TOBIN, JAMES TROLSEN, RUTH TURNER, LYLE TUTTLE, MARGARET WAGNER, EARL WAGNER, LAWRENCE WALZ, HAROLD WATERSON, DOROTHY WATSON, RUTH WELLS, CHAPMAN WIEDERMANN, JOSEPH WOLFF, DOROTHY WOOD, LAVERNA YARWOOD, MARION w i 72 I 1 9 2 3 417-IQ-QE 919-H-IK-HD-HD-JB 1 9 2 3 Svvnuinn illnnmn 3113. 2113, E11 ADAMS, MARIAN ADKINS, RICHARD ANDERSON, ALICE APP, BERNARD BECK, EDWIN BERNHARD, MARION BERNSTEIN, ISABELLE BOHLIN, VERNON BOWEN, MARION BRAMMER, EILEEN CALLAWAY, HELENE CAMPBELL, VERNET CHRISTIE, GORDON CIOCCA, HARRY CONOVER, WILDA COREEN, EFFIE CROWFOOT, WILBUR DeYOUNG, THEODORA DIERSCHOW, ESTHER DRALLE, HARRY DuCASSE, EDGAR DUNNING, VIOLA EVENS, RUTH FAIRCHILD, BLANCHE FILLMORE, ROY FINFROCK, FERN FLETCHER, LAWRENCE FLORY, JAMES FOELSCHOW, ALFRED FRANZ, EVELYN FRISH, ROBERT I FRUECHTENICHT, EMIL GABLER, JACK GARRISON, PEARL GARRY, GERTRUDE GATZKE, DOROTHY GILMORE, HELEN , GOLDMAN, ADELE GUNDERSON, HELEN GUSTASON, WADE HALPIN, MARGARET HAMEISTER, ALVIN HEMMING, PHILIP HOFFMAN, HAROLD HOFFMAN, IVAN HOLTZ, DOROTHY HAYE, ALVIN JARRETT, NORMAN JOHNSON, ELMER JOSEPH, LESTER KIRKPATRICK, JOE KROGSRUD, LaROY LANDWEHR, CHARLES LANGE, ERNA. LANGE, HARRY LANGELLIER, VERNETTE LAWSON, VIVIAN LIEBOVITZ, JULIUS MAC INTYRE, BERNICE MARKWARDT, WILLIAM MATTESON, ROWLAND MCCARTHY, DANIEL MCMAHON, KATHERINE MEAGHER, PIERCE MULRONEY, EUGENE MULRONEY, LYLE NEWMAN, WILLIAM NOBLE, ELLA NOIRET, JEANNETTE NOLAN, MARION OUTHOUSE, HELEN PEARSON, MARY PENBLA, LOUISE POND, MARIE RAHN, ELWOOD ROBERTS, DOROTHY ROBINSON, EARL ROCHE, EDWIN ROYER, EDNA SCHLAGER, ROLAND SCHMIDT, GEORGE SEDLACK, EVELYN SMITH, LESTER STEINMEYER, HILDA STICKLE, ETHEL STRANDT, DOROTHY STUMPF, LOUISE SWANSON, ESTHER TURNER, DONALD WALLMUTH, ORRIN WALMUTH, MARGARET WATERMAN, , WILBERT WEEKS, EDWARD WESTBY, ELSIE WESTON, CLIFFORD WIENKE, WILMA WILKENING, HILDA WIMPELBERG, EVANGELINE WOLFF, PAUL YAFFE, MOLLIE V 73 5 74 M ?fQY5S5?x 9559 S I 1 mxllcff i LOST IN THE FIELDS OF KNGWLEDGE. I 75 1 9 2 3 CE-ID-QE W-H-13-SD-QD-Il? 1 9 2 3 1112 Eintnrg nf the 0112155 nf IEEE Hurrah for the Class of '26l N September, 1922, two hundred thirty-six " Freshies " entered the Elgin High School, full of spirit and enthusiasm-and also timidity. We'll admit that at first we were a bit " green " and had difficulty in finding our class rooms, locker keys, and lockers, but in the course of a few days our "embarrassing" moments decreased. In keeping with the custom of Freshman classes, we have not organized and, as the Freshman class of last year acted concerning a class party, have given up our one of the four formal parties to the upper classmen. We have shirked none of our duties concerning the various school enter- prises. The yell which we chose for our class at the Rockford basketball game sug- gests the " pep " which we have: " We have ginger, we have pep, Can we keep it, yep, yep, yep, Can you beat it, well just try, Freshmen ginger, ki, yi, yi." We have taken an active part in athletics, have given a student program in the Auditorium, and a number of Freshmen appeared in the Comedy Concert. We are also proud of the fact that many " Freshies " tried out for the ninth grade reading contest. The members of the class of l26 gave evidence of high scholarship in the fact that a large number of the Freshmen were placed on the honor roll from month to month. Although we have a very large class, the percentage of pupils who have bank accounts ranked next to the highest. This was due to the. fact that the head cashier of our room, Harold Hameister, was willing to, do his utmost in order to encourage the students to obtain bank accounts and deposit money in the bank which otherwise might have been spent foolishly. Our class was very sorry to have Helen Romeis one of our dear members depart from us. She was loved and held in the highest esteem by everyone. ELIZABETH SORN '26, 76 Svaninn ilinnmn 111 aah 114 ABBOTT, PAUL ADAMS, FRANK ADKINS, FREDERICK ALLEN, RAYMOND AMES, FRANKLIN APPEL, FLORENCE ARVE, ELMER BACH, EDA BANG, PAULINE BARNWELL, CLYDE BARTH, DAVID BEATTY, GLENN BERNDT, ETHEL BEVERLY, MILDRED BIERBAUM, MILDRED BIERBAUM, MYRTLE BIGGERS, HAYWARD BLEVONS, HARRY BAHL, HOWARD BOHM, PEARL BORUP, ARNOLD BRATZLER, RUBY BROWN, MARGARET BUEHLER, ELMER CARLSON, FLORENCE CASTRUP, HOWARD COCHRAN, LOUISE CONNOR, JOSEPH CONYNE, RUSSELL COOPER, VIOLA CORDOGIAN, GUS COVEY, HOWARD CRABTREE. IONE CUTTER, BETTY DEMILLE, GEORGE DIERKING, GRACE DODDS, LAWRENCE DOHLE, SYLVIA DOLBY, MABEL ELRECK, ROBERT ERBOE, ELLA ERDAN, JOSEPH EVENS, EVERETT ' FRIEND, ORVIL FLETCHER, GLADYS FLICK, MADELINE FLINT, DOROTHY FOELSHOW, HERBERT FREDERICKS, ELIZABETH GALLAGER, MADELINE GELLERMAN, ROY GERDAN, LOUISE GERHOLD, EDWIN GRACER, DOROTHY GRANT, MARJORIE GROMER, ELROY GRONEMAN, MARGARET GYLLECK, WALDO HAGEL, CARL HOOVIND, CATHERINE HAZEL, FRED HALLDIN, HELEN HALLET, HARVEY HALLMAN, RAYMOND HAMEISTER, HAROLD HANSEN. HAROLD HECHT, LEO HEDBLADE, SIDNEY HEMMING, HARRIET HENNING, MARGARET HESS, LEO HILLEGAS, HELEN HINES, BEATRICE , HIPPLE, HELEN HOGNEFE, BERNICE HONERT, HARRY HOPP, NORMAN HORVATH, ETHEL HUSKE, ALBERT HUTTER, GERTRUDE JANAES, ROSE JENSEN, BERNARD JEWETT, VIRGINIA JOHNSON, MALCOLM JOHNSON, WILBUR JURS, MARVIN KALLAS, GLADYS KELLERMAN, EDWARD KERN, EARL KIENLEN, FRANCES KING, JOSEPH KLEISER, JOSEPH KOCH, JOHN KRAMP, HAZEL KUNAS, LOUIS LANDIS, VERA LANGE, GLADYS LARSON, IRENE LARSON, LUCILLE ,LEIBOVITZ, MABEL LEONARD, LILLIAN LESTER, ERNEST LICHTHARDT, WILMA LINDMARK, OLIVER LAECHNER, VERA MAMSEN, ROSENA MARTIN, JOSEPH MASON, RICHARD MQELROY, ALDEN MCEWAN, RUTH MELVILLE, KATHRINE MESSLER, GEORGE MEYER, ERNA MEYERS, MARY MILLER, ALOYSIUS MITTER, LOUISE MOONEY, ROBERT MORLEY, TOM MORRISON, EILEEN MOSEMAN, NORMA MUNCH, GEORGE MUNROE, RUTH MUNTZ, JACK MURRAY, RAYMOND NOLTING, VERONA O'CONNOR, DOROTHY O'LEARY, LOUISE OLLMAN, VIVIAN OLSON, MARY O'MALLEY, DONALD PARRY, DOROTHY PEARSON, EVELYN PERKINS, EDSON PETERS, ELSIE PETERSON, EDITH PETERSON, LUCILE PFAFFLIN, EUNICE PFAFFLIN, RAYMOND PETERSON, BURNETTE PHELAN, MARGARET PIERCE, LOIS PIHL, NINA PRITCHARD, MYRTON RAMM, MARGARET REDEKER, CLYDE REHAGE, KENNETH REIMER, RUTH REINERT, JOHN REINKING, PEARL REINKING, VERNA REMUS, ARTHUR ROBBINS, MILDRED ROBINSON, DOROTHY ROTH, FLOYD ROUNDTREE, FRANCIS ROYER, GLADYS RUDINGER, HENRY RUSSELL, WILLIAM RYDELL, FRANZ RYSTROM, MARION SANBORN, BEATRICE SANNS, EDWARD SCHENET, EUGENE SCHROEDER, IRENE SCOTT, HARTLEY SECOMBE, MARJORIE SHAVER, DOROTHY SHERWOOD, CATH. SKOGMAN, THEODORE SLAVIK, JERRY SMITH, ELMER SMITH, MERVYN SMITH, RUTH SMITHBERG, LEONARD SCHMITTGALL, FRIEDA SORN, ELIZABETH SPLETZER, EUNICE STOEHLER, DOROTHY STEEN, HARVEY STEVENS, ANGELINE STALL, MILDRED STRINGER, LUCILLE STRUCKMAN, RICHARD STRANE, CHARLES SWAN, DANA TENNY, EARY TESCHKE, ALMORE THIES, MARETA TUTTLE, KATHRYN UMBDENSTOCK, A. UNDERHILL, ERNEST VERNICK, ETHEL VOIGHT, WILABELLE VOLLMAN, EVERETT VOLTZ, MARIE VONCKX, LLOYD WAGNER, LOIS WAHL, KENNETH WALES, SARAH WALKER, FOREST WALTER, LESTER WARNELY, EMMA WEIDEMAN, EDWARD WICKLUND, JOSEPHINE WIDDER, RALPH WILLIGMAN, RUTH WING, HELEN WORK, VELDA WRIGHT, EDWIN YAFFE, ALICE YOHNKE, ALBERT YOUNG, DONALD ZICKUHR, VERNON ZIEGLER, LORANE ZIEGLER, MARJORIE 3 1 E 78 79 E E s 5 1 mul:l...i ' ' ' 80 1 9 2 3 If-iD-QE GB-H-IR-HD-HD-JD 1 9 2 3 , Swnninn Zlinnmu 1112-1114 ADAMS, RUTH ALLEN, LOWELL ANDERSON, ESTHER AUSTIN, MANDUS BALKSMITH, DONALD BARNES, CELESTO BARNWELL, FRIEDA BAUMAN, IRENE BEACON, HERBERT BELL, EDMON BERNHARD, CARL BERNSTEIN, ADOLPH BIERMAN, RUBY BRANDES, HENRY BREEN, OLIVE BRITTON, HAROLD BROWN, LOIS BROWN, MILDRED CAMPBELL, EDNA CARLSON, GUNNAR CARLSON, LINEA CIOCCA, WINIFRED CLUTE, HARRIET COOPER, IRENE COTTON, LUCILLE CRANE, MURIEL COVEY, EMERSON CRANE, ROSEMARY CROWFOOT, ELBERT DABB, HELEN DAVERY, BARBARA DEPEW, DOROTHY DICKERSON, FRED DIETERICH, JOSEPHINE DOUGHERTY, BERNARD DOVE, KEITH EBELING, CLARENCE EBELING, RAYMOND EDWARDS, RAYMOND EGGEBRECHT, FREDERICK FAIRCHILD, ELMER FARMILOE, ELIZABETH FOHEY, LESTER FOSTER, MILDRED FREDERICK, RONALD FUNK, HELEN GAGE, DOROTHY GAGE, HELEN GALLOWAY, JOSEPHINE GERBERDING, ARWIN GELLETTE, MARY GOBLE, MARGARET GOUGH, GLADYS GOULD, GEORGE GRISHAM, VIRGIL HALLDIN, MARGARET HALLER, CAROLIEN HANSEN, DOROTHY HARPER, THELMA HARRIS, ROBERT HEIMOVITZ, HERMAN HIGINBOTHAM, VIRGINIA HOAGLAND, CONRAD HALTHUSEN, EVELYN HOUY, DOROTHY HUNBORG, NORMAN IKERT, DONALD JACOBS, RUTH JEANES, JOHN JOHNSON, EARL JORDAN, NORMA JOSEPH, MARVIN KANE, FRANCIS KIND, EDWIN KOCH, SARAH KOCSIS, GEORGE KRETSCHMER, KURT, ANNA KURT, MARY LAGERSTROM, EVELYN LAMPHERE, FLETCHER LANGE, EMMETT LASHER, BARBARA LEHMAN, IONE LEWIS, EUGENE LIETZOW, LEONARD LOCHMAN, ISABELLE MALONEY, NAN MARTIN, MARGARET MCCLELLAND, DELBERT MCCORNACK, HELEN MIDYLEY, ROY MISCHKE, BERNHARDT MOCKLER, JOHN MCGLASHAN, ROBERT MOORE, MARY MOSS, PEARL MUNTZ, ROYAL NELSON, HELEN NEWCOMER, MARVIN OLHABER, LENORA OALOCK, MARVINA OSMANSKY, FAY OTTE, IRENE PEACH, JOSEPH PEASE, MILDRED PETERSON. LEONARD PHILIPS, ANNA VERNON 81 PHILLIPS, LEE PRICE, LYLE PURKISS, KENNETH QUANDT, LUCINDA RADLOFF, HERBERT RAKOW, MELVIN " RANGE, WALTER RATHJEN, MARIE REDEKER, PHILIP RICHMANN, MAURINE RIEDNER, ELMER ROTHSTEIN, MARIE RUCH, EVELYN RYDELL, ERNEST RYSTROM, PAUL SAMSON, HARRY SAMSON, WILLIAM SCHLAGER, LORAINE SCHMIDT, EDWARD SCHULT, MILDRED SEIGLE, HAROLD SERIO, CHARLES SEVERANCE, ALICE SHOPEN, DORIS SHULTS, STANLEY SOMMERS, GLADYS SPURRIER, HARRY STAFFORDS, ALICE STEDMAN, ELLINOR STICKLE, OIRAINE STOKES, CLETUS STRUCKMAN, GERTRUDE TIMM, CLARENCE TOBIN, ALICE TURNER, WILLARD VANBUREN, DONALD VAN HORN, EDNA VAN NOSTRAND, VIOLET VERESH, PAUL WAGNER, LEONNE WAGNER, ROBERT WASHER, LENORE WICKNICK, ROSELLA WIENHOLTZ, HAROLD WILBERN, DOROTHY WINDAW, WILLIAM WOLFF, BEATRICE WYMAN, EVELYN YARWOOD, DONALD ZICKUHR, VERNON ZIMMERMAN, ELVA ZUMKELLER, HELEN 3 82 I ,vga 1 9 2 3 m:.Ip.4E Q-S-13-SD-HD-JT9 1 9 2 3 Swninn Runnin 2112-212-214 ACKEMANN, CARL ANSELMAN, RUTH ASTON, GORDON BAUER, WILDA BAXTER, FRANCES BLIETZ, WILBER FLOCK, HAROLD BROWN, MARION BRYDGES, ARTHUR BURTON, HELEN CARLSEN, KENNETH CASTLE, ELIZABETH CHAPMAN, ETHEL CHEPERGI, HELEN CHURCH, HOWARD CLARK, BERTHA COCHRAN, MARGARET CONNOR, WILL CONRAD, ERNEST DAKIN, PHILIP ELLIS, DEGOY EURICH, IDA MAE EVITTS, WILLIAM FITCHIE, ELEANOR FLORA, ROY FOELL, GUSTAVE FOWLER, CLAUDINE FOX, MARY FRASER, DAVINA FREUCK, WALTER FRITZ, EARL GARRISON, ORVILLE - GERBER, HAROLD GLOS, HELEN GOOD, FORD GOULD, MARION GRAY, MARY GREFSRUD, EMMA HAGELOW, JACOB HALPIN, HAROLD HASEMAN, CARL HAWTHORNE, VIRGENE HESSE, STEWART HUBER, JOHN IRISH, JULIA JOHNSON, MORLIN JOHNSON, RICHARD JONES, HARRIET , JURS, RUBY KADOW, CLARENCE KARGE, MARJORIE KIRK, BLANCHE KIRKPATRICK, HARTER KOBS, CHESTER KUHLMAN, WILLARD LAGERSTROM, MARCEL LAKE, JAMES LAMP, ALBERT LANDIS, EDNA LANGE, LAURA LEA, ELEANOR LEA, NORMAN LEVERENZ, THEODORE LINDOERFER, , WALTER MANSFIELD, ALICE MARR, MAURINE MARTINDELL, HOWARD MASON, THOMAS MCARTHUR, ELSA MCCLELLAND, RUSSELL MCMAHON, HELEN MERZ, BEN MERZ, PAULINE MEYER, HELEN MIDDLETON, MARIE MILLER, HELEN M'ILLS, DOUGLAS MINK, ORVILLE MONROE, GLENDORA MOTE, LEROY MURHEAD, ROBERT MUNTZ, RUSSELL NELSON, MABEL NOONAN, DOROTHY OLSON, GAY 83 PALM, HELEN PATE, RALPH PAULIN, CHARLES PAULSEN, EDWARD PEISTER, PAUL PHILLIPS, DOROTHY PIERSON, ASTRID PRICE, VERNON RAHN, IRIS , RAUSCHENBERGER CHARLES REIDY, LUCILLE RILEY, FRANK ROCHE, MELVILLE ROSS, HAROLD ROTH, LUCILLE ROVELSTAD, ROBERT RYAN, FRANCES SCHAPPTER, ALICE SCHEELE, STEVE SCHMIDT, DOROTHY SIPPLE, RALPH SNYDER, ARTHUR SOLYOM, . VALENTINE SPONHOLTZ, HAROLD STEAD, VERA STEVENS, WILLIAM STOKES, MELVIN STOWELL, ALBERTA STRAUSS, ESTHER STRINGER, AVIRGINIA THELANDER, LEONARD THOMPSON, DORIS THOMPSON, KEITH TREADWELL, GERALD TRIPP, KENNETH NKAVER, MILDRED VAN VOORHIIS, ELLEN VANWAMBEKE, RUTH VOLMER, DONALD VOLSCH, -WILBUR WAGNER, LLOYD WATSON, LLOYD WOLPE, VERNON .L HJR. -A .-,,,, 1 9 2 3 QF-fb-QE W-QI-IK-HD-YID-119 1 9 2 3 Emu 'Qvar Grahuatvn Paul Arthur Wolff ---- Bookkeeping Marian Frances Bernharclt - - Bookkeeping Albert Edward Nemitz - - Bookkeeping so fn I li tr 'iiigl ef-'A ak Mm: Ig : A iii? A 84 cf! Brhirairh TO M155 MARGARET NEWMAN TO SHOW OUR APPRECIATION OF HER CO-OPERATION AND HELP IN ALL SCHOOL ACTIVITIES Uhr Staff 86 I 4 AMW. f 6712 J 'r fr Giga? U W 'Qld rj in J! I A . 2 Alzlk gf - :IM q ' iikea - P2-SX Q Q85 xv, A '- A ,,. 5 1 ' A E 'H if 're E E A ' 1 I . I x x 5 k t, .L 5fWHLE UCSB 87 "Uhr illighiing Svmvhxf' 1 li hting spirit of E H. that A personilication of the punch anc g k . . dogged determination and irresistible quality which has blazed the way to athletic prestige and scholastic honor. To Alvin " Swede " Swanson in recognition of his faithful service, to the accompaniment of E. H. Loyalty Song, we enthusiastically dedi- cate this section. ATHLETIC EDITOR. 88 1 9 2 3 at-ip-as eg-a-in-an-sin-na 1 9 2 3 Glnarh Haul E. lllhnrrh OACH CHURCH served his third year here as Athletic Director turning out good teams in all lines of' athletics. In the three short years that he has served in this capacity he has done much to increase the standing of Elgin High as to its athletic rating. Never before in the history of the school has Elgin High had so many championship teams. Church, no matter what the outlook was or how the townspeople or the papers looked at the ability of his teams, never became pessimistic but :instilled into his players that spirit that made them go in and win games that were thought to be impossible. s. 94 89 I 9 2 3 QC-lb-QE W-5-I3-ED-HD-.113 1 9 2 3 Glnarh ijenn 711. igaligan OACH HALIGAS is the man that is in charge of the light weight teams. He also serves as Director of Athletics in the grade schools. His marked ability in this capacity accounts for the great number of Freshmen and Sophomores that are taking such a prominent place in athletics at Elgin High. His determined fighting spirit is always present in his teams and this makes possible victories where defeat would have been otherwise. Manager E. QI. waggnnrr A Manager VVaggoner served more than in the capacity of manager to the boys. He was the man that they could come to with troubles and always go away re- lieved and with a better spirit. Elgin High has only played the best teams available for Manager Waggoner was not satisfied in bringing teams of low caliber here. He always gave the fans and the teams a fair deal. Qlnarh Qlhurrlfa illrrnrh at EE. E. S. Football Tied for " Big 7" Championship '20, " Big 7" and State Champions '21, Basketball Tied for " Big 7" Championship '21, Winner Elgin District Tournament '2l. Tied for " Big 7 " Championship '22. Winner Elgin District Tournament '22. Winner Dundee District Tournament '23. Track Champion " Big 7 " Relay Team '22, 1 9 2 3 CC-iD-QE Q-H-IB-ED-HD-ITB 1 9 2 3 A math Zllrnm Ihr Manager SUCCESSFUL season does not necessarily mean the winning of every game. The task which arose of finding men to fill the places of the tive all conference men lost to us by graduation was no small task. To win games against veteran teams which several conference schools retained was impossible. The climax of the season was the putting over of the Ansonia Game on the first " Home Coming " of Elgin High Alumni. Our loss by graduation of this year will not be as great as last and we shall have a more veteran team with which to begin the season. From a manager's point of view the season has been pleasant, as each indi- vidual on both teams has been willing and ready to do anything for the betterment of the athletics. Our basketball season was indeed as successful a season and not one of the regulars is lost by graduation. I predict for Captain Semeny a conference cham- pionship team for 1924. E. C. WAGGONER, Manager. wig Sveuvn Glnnfrrenrr Stanhingn funthall 'p W M- ipeaupmzight Ligbtmzigbt W. . Pct. Freeport ..................... 1.000 W. Aurora. . . ...... 6 1.000 E. Aurora .... .... . .800 goikiird .... ...... 33 Rockford ..... ..... 66 7 a .... ...... . ' EF Aurora. . . ...... 3 .500 535512 """' ""' ' 333 Freeport ..... ...... 2 .333 le ""' ""' ' Elgin ".--. .,.,-. 1 166 DeKalb ..... ..... . 166 Joliet ..... ...... l .166 W. Aurora ,..,. ,000 'IBHSKZIDHII ibiallpmligbf Ligbfmligbt Rockford .............. ...... 6 1.000 Rockford .................... 1.000 Freeport ..................... 5 .833 Freeport ..................... .833 Elgin . ....... ...... 4 .667 Elgin ......... ..... . 667 DeKalb .... ...... 3 .500 DeKalb ..... ..... . 667 Joliet ...... ...... Z .333 Joliet ..... .,,,, , 333 W. Aurora... ...... l .166 W. Aurora. ,,,,, ,166 E. Aurora... ...... 0 .000 E. Aurora ,,,, , ,000 I 9 2 3 QF-ID-QE 99-H-13-HD-HD-119 1 9 2 3 Qlvznmr nf Svrwann football ROM the standpoint of the number of games won and lost the football season was a failure. This does not mean that the material was so much below the average-the harmony at times was not exactly what it should have been. Because Dundee canceled their game with Elgin at the first of the season Elgin had to start the season against the strong Hyde Park team. The team made a good showing against Hyde Park considering the weight and experience of their opponents. In the conference games Elgin was able to make more first downs and more yards than their opponents in every game except W. Aurora and DeKalb, but were unable to put the points across. The real team spirit was shown in the An- sonia QConn.j game when Elgin won 10-6. That game was won by all Elgin- almost everyone in Elgin taking part to make the intersectional game a success. 'l5B5k2thHll VVith a bunch of comparatively small candidates trying for positions on the team, the squad journeyed to Crystal Lake on Dec. 24 and started the win column. Out of 23 games played 18 were won and 5 lost. After a narrow escape in the semi-finals Elgin also won the District tournament at Dundee. The team was eliminated in the semi-finals at the sectional tournament held at Joliet. All the first string men will be back next year and Elgin has a good chance of bettering this year's record. dttack When the hrst call for track was issued only about 15 signed up and of that number only one was a letter man from last year. Kenneth Austin was elected captain of this year's squad, and the squad is working hard every night. Those reporting are untried, but they have the spirit that will win. Most of the candidates are underclassmen, which speaks well for Elgin next year. PAUL B. CHURCH, Coach. 92 f-a.n!lm',.. at... .Q......-..... .441 . .ting inn. L . N w 4 93 94 1 9 2 3 il!-ID-QE W-Si-IR-flD-HD-JT9 1 9 2 3 Glaptain illvnn "Bing" fllllrrrhith All E. H. S. is proud of " Ding." He was a leader that every one admired and respected. Not only did he play a hard fighting game himself but he had the ability to instill into the hearts of his team-mates the old Maroon and Cream spirit He was a quick and cle tl ' k . . . ' an nn er on the field and knew just what to do in the most critical times. " Ding " played as a lineman on the lightweights in his Freshman year and as a half hack on the heavies in his Sophomore and Junior years. In his Senior year he played fullback. Glaptain-Elm Aluin "Abe " Qamviatrr The Maroons will year in " Abe." He is well liked and admired by both fans and players. Hard work and fight whether win- ning or losing is his motto. " Abe 'l subbed in the back- held in his Freshman ve'1r . d l . - 1 . 'in payed tackle in his Sophomore year. have a very capable leader next I N f5A -.Z 95 1 9 2 3 41:-Ip-QE H19-a-IR-QD-fin-119 p 1 9 2 3 1922 Ellnnthall Svvaunn LGIN while not a championship team defeated two strong teams this season. There were nine games in the schedule out of which the Maroons succeeded in winning only two games and losing the remaining seven. The record is not as bad as it looks because some of these games were only lost by one point or so. Hyde Park opened the season by defeating " Ding " and the boys to the tune of 27 to 3. Noble made Elgin's lone score by a thirty yard drop kick. Thompson in this game became known to the Chicago sporting world because of his sensa- tional playing. West Aurora split Coach Church's men in their first conference game by the score of 13 to O. The game was an evenly fought game but the breaks of the game were against the Maroons. West High won the conference championship. Freeport had a defeat at the hands of the Churchmen with the score of 6 to O. A short pass, Weston to Lang, after which Lang ran fifteen yards through a broken field for Elgin's touchdown and scored Elgin's six points. DeKalb humiliated a crippled Maroon and Cream team by the score of 29 to 7. This was the first " Barb " victory over Elgin. " Ding " made the touchdown and kicked the goal for E. H. S.'s only score. The next game was lost to Rockford 14 to O. In this game it was just a case of hard luck- of losing the ball when in scoring distance. In the heart breaking game of the season Church's team was nosed out from victory by a 7 to 6 score by Joliet. After outplaying the " prison city " team, but on the small end of the score " Swede " Swanson made a touchdown in the last four minutes of play. " Ding " missed the goal. East Aurora took the last conference game from Elgin by the score of 7 to 0. Injuries, as usual, kept the Maroons from good form. In the big intersectional game of the season Ansonia, Connecticut, lost to a fighting Maroon team 10 to 6. Wheaton, champions of the " Little Seven " Conference, defeated " Ding's " gang 7 to 0 in the last game of the season on Thanksgiving Day. 96 1 Q i I 97 r - ' A ' ' ' - 3. Q.. K . 1 98 l 9 2 3 E-ID-QE Q-H-13-ED-SD-IFJ I 9 2 3 1 Igin III. Aminnia E N the game of games, when the East met the VV est, Elgin not- only upheld her honor and prestige by defeating Ansonia, Connecticut, but that of the West as well. Maroon Field was a scene of 4,000 cheering, happy and excited fans when " Swede " Swanson taking the ball on an off tackle play plunged through the lavender line, stumbled, regained his feet and ran fifty yards for Elgin's touch- down. " Fat " Wittman kicked goal and also made a thirty-five yard drop kick thus completing Elgin's ten points. Captain " Art " Stewart of the Easterners made their touchdown. His out- standing playing along with that of Elardi, Comcowich and Conklin kept the Ma- roon and Cream fans worried all during the game. As for our Maroons, Captain " Ding " and all the gang were in heart and soul to win for old E. H. S. itinzups ann Summaries Elgin CIOD Ansonia C63 Gray ............ LE .............. Leggo Thompson ....... LT .......... Taminsky Wittman ........ LG ..... ...... H urley McDonald ....... C .,.. ....... G laser McNair ......... RG ..... .... M cGrath A. Hameister .... RT ..... Conklin Smith ........... RE ..... ...... B axter W. Tobin ..... ..QB ......... Comcowich Swanson . ....... LH ..... ..... G ardella E. Meredith ..... RH ..... ........ R yan L. Meredith ..... FB ..... ..... S tewart Substitutions-Elgin-Austin for Grayg Weston for E. Meredithg Dalbey for L. Meredith. Ansonia-Elardi for Ryang Pratt for Taminsky. Officials-Ashley, Michigan, A. O. A.g Anderson, Grin-. nellg Berve, Notre Dameg Riesch, Illinois. 99 ANQ5 ,N ills A, qi 5 3 11 i si Q , fa ' g 9-I HU" lg? g 1 -w x 1 . 1 9 2 3 QF-ID-QE Q-QI-I3-HD-QD-.119 1 9 2 3 OACH Leon " Curly " Haligas had a very suc- cessful season this year. The lightweights win- ning three games, tying two and losing two. In the hrst game of the season Marengo was easily beaten by Captain Walt Tobin and his gang of war- riors. The score was 12 to O. . ln their Hrst conference game they tied W. Aurora. VV1th a large injured list they entered a. crippled team into the fray and then nearly won it. The Freeport " Pretzels " proved to be too much for them and they lost by the small score of 6 to 0. In the next game, DeKalb acted the part of the goat when they took a 20 to 0 licking from our Ma- roons. Rockford managed to tie the lightweights 7 to 7 in the Rockford-Elgin Classic. The Maroons had it all over the Rabs, even if the score does not show it. Joliet was the next victim, with a l2 to 0 score marked up against her. Joliet was out-shadowed in all departments of thc game. ln the last game E. Aurora came up here and won 6 to O. lt was an evenly fought game but the score was against us. ' lt re a vcrv ood team Captain VValt Tobin was All in all the lightweigi s we ' v g . . . considered the best quarter-back in the conference, while Gray and Romeis could . . . . E ,. Y E I b b aten in tlckle positions anywhere in the conference, Wilcox, ttner ant not e e e . , . Austin also made up a verv good back-field, while the line built around the two tackles and " Bud " XValters at center was nearly impregnable. 614, 3 L J 4, Q 101 , A , 2 3 ! I 1 , s L V- , - 5 102 . 1 9 2 3 Elf-ID-QE M-H-IR-QD-HD-il? I 9 2 3 Qlaptain Qarrg Kang arry iad all the markings of a good leader. He was a steady, hard-working player, with plenty of light and " pep " when it was needed, and that ability of leadership that kept the old Maroon and Cream spirit in the hearts of his teammates, no matter on which end of the score they might be. Glaptain-iElrrt Enuia "Snap" Swmmg OUP," we are sure, will have a successful season next year. He is the best running guard in the conference, and also has the respect of all the players, which goes so far in making a successful captain. 103 Ia 2 104 1 9 2 3 QC-lb-QE Q-H-IB-HD-Bl?-11:7 1 9 2 3 1522-23 Ewakrihall 52815511 OACH Church's Maroons had another successful season in basketball this year. The team was of aggressiveness and fight that never failed them whether they were winning or losing. One main factor of the team was that after the close of the first semester fwhen " Swede " Swanson was declared uneligible by the nine semester rulingj all the regulars on the team were under- class men. Only two seniors remained on the team and they were second string men. This, therefore, insures Elgin High School a winning team next year. They started out with a bang by upsetting Crystal Lake and St. Charles at the beginning of the season by large scores. Their first set-back came with the annual game with the alumni, which they lost by a very close score 21 to 20. This was a wonderful showing because the alumni were all college players. They then beat Oak Park to the tune of 16 to 14. Semeny and Swanson ran rings around the visitors and won the game for Elgin. In the first game of the conference play they defeated W. Aurora 35 to 21. Coach Fletcher's men were no match for Church's fighting Maroons. Freeport won over the Maroons in their next game 27 to 19 at Freeport. Captain Lang's team didn't get started until it was too late. The next night they met and were defeated by Rockford on the Rabs' floor 28 to 18. This was the non-conference game. " Swede " Swanson was declared uneligible after this game because of the nine semester ruling. - Harry and the " gang " beat E. Aurora 32 to 16 and followed that by defeating the stocky Wendell Phillips colored team 23 to 18. LaGrange and Dundee were victims next by scores of 25 to 11, and 40 to 31 respectively. Rockford won the conference game 34 to 28 after being behind all the game until the last 'three minutes of play. Joliet and DeKalb were snowed under by 22 to 14 and 47 to 26 respectively. They then won the Dundee District Tournament and played in' the semi-finals in the Joliet Sectional Tournament. W 1 9 2 3 QE-ib-QE E-H-IK-HD-ED-IQ 1 9 2 3 Eunhev Binirirt Innrnamrnt HE Maroons brought some more honor and prestige to Elgin High by win- ning the,Dundee District Tournament Shield. This is the fifth time Elgin has won the District Shield in six years. The Churchmen opened up their tournament play by defeating Woodstock 39 to 25. Dundee was thoroughly whipped by " Ham " and the " gang " to the tune of 46 to 12 in the track meet of the tournament. C Elburn was conquered 22 to 19. This was the heart-rending game of the tournament but Elburn led all during the game until the last quarter. Crystal Lake was defeated in the finals by the score of 39 to 29. ignnnrahle Wendt, Crystal Lake W. Hansen, Elburn Ahrens, Dundee 106 illrntinn Willberger, Crystal Lake Stone, Elgin QJQPUCUE 3535.5 ,W- QmQC3Ufl. 4322? f1a"12o'f'-1 -T. QD q-9, 315.2 4-x fi?-Fri 9+ Q 32 91 I li '--.1 D g 2:::: H ::::: gf 000111 3 Q U, 5 zz: 'ws 522-5: el f-'roi'-UIQ N S'S-92 99 - FD Egg? 5 Efggcf Q 03.5053 Q Sleozsv gg 21325 n .ini-'if 3 ZQFLZQ Cl fff QQ cm?-mhilrn 1 9 2 3 Elf-ip-QE W-H-13-SID-HD-JB I 9' 2 3 Elnlivt Swrtinnal Inurnamrnt APTAIN LANG and his "gang" opened the tournament by defeating Orangeville, the winners of the Freeport District Tournament, to the tune of 33 to ll. In this game " Soup " Semeny made a name for himself. His sensational floor work will be remembered always. In the semi-finals the Maroons lost to their conference rivals Joliet by the score of 17 to 12. Rockford won the tournament by defeating Joliet in the finals 16 to 10. This gave them the right to enter in the State Tournament where they were defeated in the finals by Villa Grove 31 to 28. all QEUIIIUHUIZIII 4:28135 first dream Swann dream Behr, Rockford ................ ..... F Stone, Elgin .... . ,............ ..... . F Utter, Joliet ................. ..... F McGinnis, Joliet ,..... ...... F Corrie, Joliet ...... ..... C Gliechman, Rockford ,... ...... C Semeny, Elgin .. ,. ..... G Johnson, New Trier ....... . . . . . . G Wilhilmi, Joliet ..... ..... G R. Johnson, Rockford ...., ...... G 'WPQX Q-'lu 107 I 108 N 1 9 2 3 at-msg ep-an-an-si:-in . 1 e 23 lightweight .Swann APTAIN " BUD " WALTERS' lightweight bas- ketball five had a successful season this year. f - They started out with a bang by defeating Crystal Lake, St. Charles and the Alumni 'all by big scores. In their first conference game they defeated West Aurora 12 to 6. Following this Freeport gave them a setback with the score 28 to 13. Rockford then came along and beat them by a large score in a non-conference game. E. Aurora was their next victim by the score of 21 to 20. Dundee also fell before " Bud " and his ' ' ' ' gang 28 to 14. VVendell Phillips was put out of the way by 19 to 18 while Crystal Lake took another beating in the next game 32 to 28. Dundee also lost another game to them with the score 31. to15. ln the conference game with Rockford our Maroons were buried under a land slide of 49 to 19. DeKalb rubbed it in by a victory of 21 to 16 over them in their next game. 4 Joliet was beaten in another close game 15 to 14. Although losing some games they won the majority of them and all E. H. S. is proud of Coach Church's lightweight team. V Captain VValters was a good leader and he was ably supported by all the mem- bers of the team. . lU9 1 9 2 3 EC-iD-QE M-5-B-ED-il?-il? 1 9 2 3 Elntvr Gilman Eaakrt mall. Zilnurnamrnt HE faculty basketball team won the tournament this year from their much beloved students. The faculty five was made up of Coaches Church, Hali- gas and Roseg Manager VVaggoner, Taylor and Pierce. In their tournament games they met and defeated the mighty Seniors 17 to 15. The championship game was played against the Sophomores who were nowed under by a 42 to 22 selection. The All-Tournament Selection of the Mirror was as follows: Peterson, Senior ...... .......... F Treadwell, Sophomore .... F Rose, Faculty ..... .... C Church, Faculty ..... .... G Haligas, Faculty ... .,..G 110 111 , K-WM M- K 112 I 9 2 3 QF-lb-QE W-91-IK-ED-HD-Il? 1 9 2 3 Olapiain lirnnrth "Eutrh" uatin HE Maroon and Cream Track Squad is very fortunate this year in having " Dutch " as their captain. He is a capable leader as well as an athlete. He is considered the best dash man in the Big 7 conference. Austin started out in grade school to make his name and has done it successfully from then on. This is his third year with the squad. "Eutrh'a" illernrhn Fifty Yard Dash ...,..... ........ 52 seconds Une Hundred Yard Dash .... .... U nder 10 seconds Four Forty Yard Dash .................................. 52 seconds Champion of Big Seven Conference in 50 and 100 yard clashes. Champion of Kane County in 50 yard dash. ALL 'l"' H M155 113 E E Q i 3 114 . . 1 vi., Lf.-lag., FJ . 1 9 2 3 at-19.412 an-a-ia-wpfra N 1 9 2 3 v Efrark S yet the Maroon Track Squad is untried, but there are a few promising men on the squad. Captain Austin is a fine point getter and men like Schellenberger, Lehman, Wells, Otts, seem like probable winners. The squad is made up of mostly under class men and therefore Coach Church predicts a wonderful team for the 1924 season. Manager Waggoner has arranged the following schedule for the Maroon and Cream cinder men. April 28 ..... .. .Interclass meet here May 5 .... ....... E lgin at Rockford May 12 .... .... K ane County at Aurora May 19 .... ...Illinois Interscholastic May 26 .................................... " Big Seven " at Aurora A mammoth twenty-two-mile relay race is also being planned with the Aurora schools. If this is done it will mean that there will be forty-four men on each team and each will run one half mile. In the interclass meet the squad is divided into four divisions each division being made up of the men from their respective classes. The following captains were elected to pilot the different class teams: Freshmen .... .... M yrton Pritchard Sophomores .... .... L aVerne Newsome Juniors ..... ....... F red Lehman Seniors .......... . . ...... ..... .... E r vin Schellenberger In the 1922 meet the class of '23 won and they are out again this year to make the Blue and Black come out ahead. 115 1 9 2 3 if-iD-QE 99-5-I3-HD-HD-Ili 1 9 2 3 LEON " DING" MEREDITH " The old figlzicr himself" Football, Lightweight 'l9. Football Heavyweight '20, '21, Captain '22 Basketball, Heavyweight '25. ili1ll - HARRY LANG " Our Junior Flash " Football, Lightweight '2l. Football, Heavyweight '22. Basketball, Lightweight '21, Basketball, Heavyweight '22, Captain '23, ALVIN " ABE " HAKTEISTER "A Hard Hitting Tavklcu Football '22 Captain-elect '23. 116 1 9 2 3 at-up-at Q-21-IR-HD-ED-Ili 1 9 2 3 LOUIS " SOUP " SEMENY "An All-Cw1fvrm1rc and Tazlrnammzt Guard " Football, Liglitweiglit '21. Basketball, Heavyweight '21, '22, '23, Captain-elect '24. EYERETT 4' BUD " SMITH " My but He's big " Football, Heavyweight '20, '21, '22. Basketball, Lightweight '20, Basketball, Heavyweight '22. ll7 Basketball, Track '22, ALVlN " SWEDEN SVVANSON " The Idol of uzauy " Football, Lightweight '20, Football, Heavyweight '21, '22. Basketball, Lightweight '2O. Heavyweight '21, '22, '23 1 9 2 3 QF-ID-6 W-QI-IK-HD-QD-IQ 1 9 2 3 FRANK " FAT " VVITTMAN HA lot to move" Football Heavyweight '20, l2l, '22. HERBERT U HERBIE " HILL y " He may bv Iiltlf' but he has fight" Football, Lightweight '21, '22. Basketball, Heavyweight '22, '23, GEORGE " DUKE l' GREY " T110 Ausonia Game Flash " Football, Lightweight '21, '22. Football, Heavyweight '22, Basketball, Heavyweight '22. 118 1 9 2 3 QC-lb-QE W-3-I3-El!-ED-Il? 1 9 2 3 1 CLAYTON " CLAYT " THOMPSON " A tackle after our own hvart " Football, I-leavyweight '21, '22. EDVVARIJ " 1213 " lXIliRl2lJl'l'll " A Hurd Hitting l1'l'xl1u1rl.n " Football, l.igl1tweigl1t '20. Football, Heavyweight '21, '22. Basketball, Heavyweight '20, L'l.l FFK JRIJ A' CLIFF " WESTUN " Oh My thc way 111' pants " Football, Heavyweight '22. Basketball, Heavyweight '22, '23. llfl 1 9 2 3 I-iD-QE HB-5-13-HD-HD-I9 1 9 2 3 PERCY " PERCE " TOBIN " Another fighting Irishman " Football, Lightweight 120, '21, Captain '21 Football, Heavyweight '22. ROBERT QBOBD MCNAI R " There' 15717 11 play his not 'in"' Football, Heavyweight '22. WALTER 'A WALT " TOBIN " Athletirs run in the family " Football, Lightweight '21, Captain '22. Football, Heavyweight '22, Basketball, Heavyweight '23. HAROLD " MAC " MCDONALD " A Hard Hitting Center " Football, Heavyweight '22. 120 1923 QI-iD-QE W-H-I3-El?-HD-JD 1 9 2 3 - FRED " FRITZ " I.IiHM.fXN " Hfafrlz mr' nur! year Football, Heavyweight '22. Fl.MlfIR " FAT " NOBLE " Hv'.v right there zuiflz his stuff " Football, Heavyweight '22. OSVVALD " OSIE " HILL " Wc'zi my Iles Good" Football, Heavyweight '22, liasketball, Heavyweight '25 IQLIQOY GROMER "I1"fzit until hr"s a Senior " Football, Heavyweight '22. 121 1923 y I-lb-QE W-H-13-ED-HD-JD I 9 2 3 -, V- 2,1km,2.far':::zf1,sz:'tiff - ,f 1 f .S , Q i ' WI. "2 S' . --wg Q azyvf . 5 tm, 9 . we jx ,ea ,.,,. E ia: ...., ANDREW ANDY " SOLYOM ' ,, 4,5 "A" ' .3 3, " A H1gh Jumpmg Center " T T Basketball, Heavyweight '23, it 3 " '1 W i l t 5 1 Cl I fan' i,W s 'fi fs A ,L,. - . Q ki i '. 'lg Z it tiki M KENNETH PFLAUM "A good man at any time" Basketball, Heavyweight '23. A if-E at 4 r- CLAYTON " BATES " STGNE " Another Maroon Wonder " Heavyweight Basketball '23, .m.......:A4.......t..e., Mm..-....... Y... A- A KENNETH AUSTIN " The fastest man in the Conferer Track '21, '22, Captain-elect '23. 122 ICE ATHL CIR T ICS REPLACE TURF ,3 IIT. Play 3 T I 9 2 3 Elf-lb-ill? 93-QI-IR-il?-ill?-Il? 1 9 2 3 H ll 'IH ll llli first sport of the season in girls' athletics, Yolley lla xx ls ng Seplemher. .X great rlenl of interest was shown and m mx lux Uirs turned ont. This resnltefl in four very good teams. The Seniors won after a harclfonght game with the lfreslnncn H wel X om smith and Marguerite llewis starred for the winners. The Qlhunwiun filieam ,Nlzirgtn-rim Ih-wis Naomi Lt-sit-r llazel Monismith lone Kern Marion Grow At aplain Mary Valrert 124 Viola liohrscn Helen Moss Dorothy Storm Hannah Meyers Allcne Drysdalc 1 9 2 3 CC-I9-CIE QE-H-IR-ED-QD-IQ 1 9 2 3 Qiaptain 162111 .-XI"I'.-XIX Ii.-XLI, was :L new gznnc for many but when practises were an nouncecl scores of girls cznnc to try out for the tcznns, Four peppy reruns resiiltccifall playing good games. The Seniors owcver, lmcczuisc of their superior giizirrling and basket-sliontiiig, won thc se-coin chzinlpicmship of thc year. Uhr "GIha1npz" Nzimni I.CSlCf7L.IlIlt2liIl Mary Calvert llzinnali Meyers .Xllcnc llrysclulc lidrm llinnlmrziclit lone Kern Yiuln Rolirscn Dorothy Storm Marguerite llcwis 115 1 9 2 3 QE-ID-QE M-H-IR-HD-HD-JT9 1 9 2 3 Girlz' Zlnivrrlzuaz Iiaakrihall NTERCLASS Basketball practice began with a bang and almost before the League games were over. Every player was working hard to help win that championship for her team. The first game was played between the Seniors and the Sophs. At the end of the half the score was 6-O in favor of the Seniors. They became over-confident and the Sophs caught up and the score at the final was 6-7 in their favor. The green team put up a good fight but the game was new to them and they were beaten by all the others. Again the Sophs surprised the school by beating the juniors. Hard work had won them their well-earned first place. Both the Seniors and the Juniors were now determined to win second place so great interest was shown in the game. lt was hard-fought but hard luck was again the lot of the Seniors and they were beaten by the score 4-3. 126 1 9 2 3 if-ID-QE W-5-IK-ED-HD-119 I 9 2 3 Girlz' Magus Eaakrihall O prepare for Interclass Basket Ball, League Basket Ball was begun. Miss Logan chose 14 captains who in turn chose their own teams, which were named after large girls' schools and colleges. .- The games were played on the elimination plan and a friendly but lively spirit of rivalry ensued. The teams were pretty evenly matched but because of their better teamwork and hard playing " Vassar," captained by Ione Kern, won the championship of the school. The teams were :- l. Winning Team "Vassar"-Ione Kern, Captain, Marguerite Dewis, Bernice Tobin, Amy Salmons, Helen Hipple, Pauline Stevens, Hannah Meyers and Mildred Beverly. 2. Mt. Holyoke--E. Abbott, Captain, Naomi Lester, E. Wilson, J. Turner, M. Grow, L. Lenoard, E. Noble, M. Meign, E. Morris and I. Crabtree. 3. Smith-V. Rohrsen, Captain, M. Dubois, E. Buckley, L., Agnew, B. Tobin, M. Malony, M. Larkin, A. Yaffe, M. Gallagher, L. O'Leary, F. Hillegas. 4. Wellesley-L. Burns, Captain, M. Pearsall, E. Fletcher, M. McDonald, M. Car- baugh, K. Sherwood, I. Johnson, E. Humbracht, E. McArthur, F. Pfafflin. 5. Bryn Mawr-H. Moss, Captain, D. Storm, D. Day, D. Bittel, C. Harvey, M. Halpin, C. McFerran, E. Whittacker, L. Danford, M. Meyers, A. Stevens. 6. Ward Belmont-F.. Sorn, Captain, A. Drysdale, L. Hill, D. Baldwin, L. Perrin, E. Fredericks, L. Rorig, R. Monroe, B. Hayward, M. Yalfee, F.. Peterson. 7. Frances Shimer-H. Glos, Captain, B. Cutter, E. Oakes, M. Bowen, M. Gray, L. Granke, L. Wood, L. Lagerstrom, D. Stalher, H. Ross, QI. Hanney. 8. Marymount-E. Bell, Captain, H. Howard, C. Watson, M. Karge, N. Cotton, E. Coreen, L. Zeigler, M. Walmuth, L. Roth, E. Vernick, H. Stedman. 9. Sargent School of Phys. Ed.-M. Lund, Captain, N. Pihl, M. Garmon, D, Dehn, H. Gilmore, E. Shales, D. Strant, M. Ross, D. Fraser, E. Sudlock. 10. Oaksmere-K. Karsten, Captain, H. Herbster, F. Damish, V. Stringer, H. Davis, E. Lea, P. Keil, M. Vollman, B. Linell, F. Pierce. 11. The C. N. S. Phys. Ed.-H. McMahon, Captain, L. Strandt, B. Wing, E. Fred- ericks, F. Huoy, F. Nitchman, R. Watson, H. Romeis, M. Brown. 12. Martha Washington Seminary--E. Franz, Captain, E. Warnely, D. Roberta, P. Ferris, L. Bristol, M. Pond, M. McMahon, J. Wickland, D. Schmidt, E. Bach. 13. Radcliffe-M. Calvert, Captain, M. King, A. Wossel, K. Francis, H. Wing V Nolting, L. Stringer, L. Cook, A. Goldman. ' ' 14. Barnard-E. Dewis, Captain, H. Monismith, E. Dewitt, V. Gannon, H. Perkins H. Wilkening, M. Yarwood, L. Carlson, F. Jones. , 127 1 9 2 3 QE-iD-QE M-H-I3-HD-HD-Ili I 9 2 3 132152112111 sinh 'enum ITH spring comes baseball for girls. The teams this year promise to be better tha-n ever before. With all the basketball players out for baseball there will be keen competition between classes. The captains are Seniors -Ione Kern, Juniors-Cecelia McFerran, Sophomores-Dorothy Roberts, and Freshmen-Mildred Robbins. Tennis was for the first time taken up by the girls this year. There are about a hundred girls out for the sport. The winners in both singles and doubles are to be picked from each class to play the winners of the other classes. The tourna- ment will be played by elimination. . "CTL: - -5 -if Sufi-'1.gg " ' .W5'.'.w ,.,,g",'J'u, . sg'-'l.2'Sf92'7s5.4 . L0 'Q'p,lr"'gn'qf,u-if aifv-5: .nf -A mel-1:1-' Jinx . 128 I w- 129 1 A 130 L TICS 132 1 9 2 3 QE-ID-QE Q-5-IK-HD-BD-JB 1 92 3 'hr Svrninr Gflawa 1512113 HE class of 1923 presented on the afternoon of December the fourteenth and the evening of the fifteenth the three-act comedy " It Pays to Adver- tise " written by Mergul and Hackett. The cast played to a full house and insured financially the success of the Senior Class and dramatically set a record, a high water-mark, for the Elgin High School stage due to the play itself, the personnel, and the direction of Miss Helen Welty. ' the crust Un the order of their appearancej Mary Grayson ,...,............................ johnson, Butler at the Martins'.... . Comtesse de Beauricn ........,. ... Rodney Martin ..... Cyrus Martin ..... . Ambrose Pcale .............. . . . Marie, Maid at the Martins' .... . William Smith ..... Miss Burke, a clerk ,... George McChesney .... . Claire Bronson ..... . ....Dorothy Fish ..... . .Jerome Lick . .Dorothy Lindgren .....Paul Vonckx . . . . .Marvin Aifeld . .Emerson Krieger . . .Hazel Monismith . . . . .Carroll Hopp .Kathleen Francis . . . .Harold Muntz . . . .Eunice Johnson Ellery ....... ..... N clson Takahashi Weldon Kretschmer Adolph Miller . Gershom Hurvitz Sandwich Men .... Kenneth Young joe Klein George Blizek Paul Vonckx was substituted at the last minute on account of the illness of Ben Goble in the part of Rodney Martin. ' 133 E, 6 , 5 134 1 9 2 3 E-ib-QE 913-H-IB-ED-HD-ITB 1 9 2 3 Svnphnmnre Hlag HE Sophmore English classes of Miss Carr deserve great credit for giving a Sophomore play. A one act play " The Neighbors " by Zona Gale, and " The Twig of Thorn," a two act play by Marie Josephine Warren, were presented on May 18. g , " The Neighbors " deals with simple village life and was very well given. GHS! Grandma ............. .... F rances jones Mrs. Diantha Abel .... .... M ary McDonald Ezra Williams ....... ....... E arl Wagner Peter .......... ..... A lvin Hameister Inez ...............,... ..... A my Solmon Mrs. Elinora Moran ..... .......... R uth Evans Mrs. Trot ............... ....... L ydia Landwehr Miss Carrie Ellsworth ...................... f ......... Lois Margaret Cook " The Twig of Thorn " is an Irish Fairy Play and a study of Irish Folk-lore. Oonah breaks the first blossom from the thorn tree at the crossroads, and puts her- self into the power of " the good people "-the fairies. The minstrel Ailele takes the curse upon himself and saves Oonah for her lover, Angus. EHS! Nessa Twig, fthe woman of the housej ..... ...... M ary McDonald Maurya, Cher neighborb ................ ..... D orothy Waterson Oonah, CNessa's daughterj ...... ...... ......... A m y- Solmon Angus Arann, Ca young peasantl ..... .... A lvin Hameister Ailele, fa wandering poetj .......... .... R ussell Muntz Father Brian, fthe priestj ......... ...... O swald Hill A Fairy Child ............... .,... L illian Leonard Finula ..................... ..... D orothy Bittel Sheila. ..... .... .... . ....... I r ene Johnson Kathleen. .... Margaret Carbaugh Tumaus .... ........ F rank Kocsis Martin ..... ....... J ames Tobin Sheamus ....... ... .. .... ... .. ....Earl Wagner The players did very well under Miss Carr's able supervision. Much can be expected of the juniors next year considering the results of these plays. g 135 136 Enga' Qlhnruz 1 9 2 3 U-ID-QE M-H-IK-HD-HD-il! 1 9 2 3 Ihr illlikahn HE Choral Club presented the Comic Opera of Gilbert and Sullivan, " The Mikado," under the direction of Miss Blanche Leigh, Friday evening, March 23 and a matinee on the 22nd. Good music, pretty costumes and stage settings assisted a cast that sang in a creditable way accompanied by Helen Hasty and the High School Orchestra. Julius Miller was interesting and entertaining as Ko Ko, the High Execu- tioner, and deserves a great deal of credit. Eloise Ellis was good. The three little wards of Ko Ko were pretty and sang well. Crane was the outstanding male singer. Due to the illness of Bertha Campbell, who was to have had the role of Yum Yum, Dorothy Lindgren was promoted and she did wonderfully for the short time she had to prepare it. ' Gbpera Qlaat The Mikado of Japan .... .................................... t .Paul Jones Nanki Poo-His son disguised as a wandering minstrel and in love with Yum Yum .........,...................................... Leslie Crane Ko Ko-Lord High Executioner of Titipu .................... Julius Miller Poo Bah-Lord High Everything Else ........ .......... , .George Gray Pish Tush-A Noble Lord ............................ Leonard Seidenglanz Yum Yum Dorothy Lindgren Pitti Sing Three sisters, Wards of Ko Ko ...... Lucile Burns Peep Bo Dorothy Day Katisha-An Elderly Lady in love with Nanki .... ...... E loise Ellis Nee Ban-Attendant ...... 1 ............... Q ..... .... R ussell Gaede Accompanist ................ ................ .... H e len Hasty Wilder Bosworth Ben Goble Edward Phelan George Schmidt William Shales Melvin Stokes Frank Wittman Lloyd Vonckx Gertrude Barnes Dorothy Bittel Charlotte Harvey Maurine Marr Betty Newman Helen Outhouse Mildred Hameiste Irene Johnson Dorothy Storm Clarice Watson I' Philip Dakin Kenneth Delancey Freeman Kadow Emerson Krieger Kenneth Kuntz George Maurer Harold Muntz Richard Phelan Girlz' Glhnrun Thelma Rovelstad Marguerite Sayland Evelyn Wilson Mildred Wolff Florence Damisch Loie Granke . Hattie Huetter ' Hannah Meyer Ethel Waterson Beth Wing 138 l 1 9 2 3 QF-iD-QE Q-5-IK-HD-ED-Ili 1 9 2 3 Zluninr Gllazn 1512111 HE Junior Class of the Elgin High School presented as a class play on May 25, Jean Webster's well known comedy, " Daddy Long-Legs." It was a success in every way and was witnessed by a large crowd. The story of the play concerns Judy Abbott, a pretty little orphan girl, who is sent to college by a handsome young benefactor, Jervis Pendleton, whom she has never seen and whom she calls her " Daddy Long-Legs." Unknown to Judy, Jervis sees her and promptly falls in love. After a series of humorous incidents and comical situations, he reveals his identity and all ends happily. The play was directed by Miss Helen NVelty, and all the parts were well taken. The cast was as follows: Judy Abbott,. .. Jervis Pendleton, Jimmie McBride Sallie McBride,. Julia Pendleton, Miss Pritchard, Mrs. Pendleton, ...... Mrs. Lippet, .... Jessie Barchard ff ...........Paul Romeis if ,. .. ..... Stewart Gilles ..... .. . .Ethel Waterson ... ........ Beth Wing Helen Chaddock .Florence Damisch . . . . . . .Janet Lowrie Mrs. Semple, ..... .. Griggs, ....... Walters, ...... Abner Parsons. . . . . . . .. Cyrus Wykoff, ..Evelyn Oakes .Russell Gibson . .... Paul Tobin .Freeman Kadow .Preston Brown Mr. Codman, ..... ..... M organ Miller Carr1e,....... Maid, ................... Doctor, .......... ..... E dwin Parlasca Q Orphans Freddie Perkins,. . ....... Richard Phelan Loretta, ............... Charlotte Harvey Sadie Kate, .... ....... V iola Gannon Gladiola, .. ..... Alice Stone Mamie, .. ..... Lillian Adams . . . .Millie Helm Elsa Fredericks Other Orphans Laura Taylor Doris Finfrock Mary Blizek Gertrude Carbaugh Katherine Waite May Huetter Pauline Stevens 1 9 2 3 QE-fb-QE W-5-IB-ED-HD-JB 1 9' 2 3 Uhr Qlnmnhg Glnnrm HE Annual Comedy Concert was presented to a full house on Friday evening, April sixth, under the auspices of the Mirror Board. It was en joyed by everyone present and was declared a success financially. The entertaining quality was exceptionally good considering that most of the acts were given by underclassmen while in previous years the stunts were com posed by Juniors and Seniors. The orchestra deserves great credit for the part it played in saving the day when the shifting of scenery was slow. The individual ratings of the stunts as to entertaining quality are: Tea Time with Collette ....................................... , ....... All for a Sofa Pillow ...... One Sweetheart for Two ..... One Rainy Day .............. A 1923 Uncle Torrfs cabin ..... Box Seats ......... .......... I Coed Capers ..... A Picaninny Pair.. Moy Lee Hwa .... Wild Nell ..... The Tango ...... Rejuvenation . Orchestra .. . .................................. . ... x, WIP' L 6lvl1 x5?i:1',3,:ycq,,54:4, x5:?g1 Y 5 . i t 140 80W 75fk 70117 ....850Z1 ...BOW 95 'Zi 98? ....70'Z ....73'Z1 88722 8592 88W 90711 MU SIS l-H C E 3 ll li 1 9 2 3 If-lb-45 Q-H-IR-ED-ED-JD 1 9 2 3 Glhnral Qllnh HE Choral Club, composed of the First Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs, has completed a most successful year under the direction of Miss Blanche Leigh. The operetta, Mikado, was given March 23, and proved to be one of the best ever presented. . A picnic was held at Wing Park in October and the annual Choral Club party was held at High School. The members of the Choral Club wish in this way to express their appreciation for the remarkable ability of their supervisor, Miss Leigh, in directing the operetta, and the interest she has taken in all other activities. The officers of the Choral Club are: Paul Jones, President. Lucille Burns, Secretary and Treasurer. Edmund Wallace, Librarian. Helen Hasty, Accompanist. Glhrintman Qlantata This year the First and Second Girls' Glee Clubs united and gave the Christmas Cantata, " Bethlehemf' by Paul Bliss. It was given as a program in the Auditorium the day before Christmas Vacation began. The next Sunday it was presented at the Universalist Church. The proceeds were turned over to the Sal- vation Army. V Elsa Fredricks and Lillian Adams read parts of the Christmas Story between numbers. Solos were sung by Ethel Waterson, Mildred Hameister and Marguerite Sayland. Charlotte Harvey, Gertrude Barnes, Lucille Burns, Betty Newman, Marjory Kevern, Helen Outhouse, Florence Stringer, Evelyn Wilson, Dorothy Storm, Helen Hoagland, Alice Stone and Clarice Watson sang in two double trios. The whole chorus sang several numbers. The cantata was very successful. 142 illirzt Girlz' C5122 Glluh llli work of the lfirst tlirls' tilee Cluh has shown up splencliclly clnring thc year 1922-23, uncler the CZl.lJ2llJlC leadership of Miss l-llanehe Leigh. New nieinhers were atlcletl, making a total of over thirty girls. l'uhlic appearances of the elnh inelucletl :1 henelit progrznn in the forni of a iilll'lSlIll2lS fiillllillll " lflethleheni " anal :1 special program hefore a general 'lieaeliers' Meeting ancl the lligh School stuclent hotly. Vresirlent .... , .......,... Dorothy Storm Secretary-Treasurer,. .,.l.ueile llnrns Xiu--l'resirlt-iii ........... llelty Newman l.iln'arian, ................ lfern lintroelq 'he ,Svrunh Girlz' 15192 Glluh The Second tiirls' tllee fluh of 1923 has eonipletecl a successful year. Much time was spent in practising for " The Christmas Cantata." They are practising songs for an assembly in the future. 143 is 1 9 2 3 CE-lb-QE W-QI-IK-ED-HD-JB 1 9 2 3 g, Ellirnt Zfingn' C6122 Glluh l'resident ........ .... ....... G e orge Gray Yice-President ..... ......... L eslie Crane Librarian ....................................... ...... l Edmund Wallace N September, 1922, when school opened again, we had a good number of veteran warblers to start the year with, and immediately set out to organize. As soon as the club officers were elected we began our campaign of enlarging to a bigger and better organization. VVe had little difficulty in getting as many voices as the club could handle and then began to work. Our first appearance was with the First Girls' Glee Club before the student body in a spirited program to boost our football team in its big intersectional game with Ansonia, Conn. Next we turned our efforts towards putting on the Comic Opera, Mikado, March 23, 1923. This required a great deal of hard work, but the boys did it cheerfully and willingly, with a result that the work of the Boys' Glee Club, in helping make it the success that it was, was indispensable. After the Mikado our next work was helping in a program for the Y. M. C. A. Then our last appearance was for the Commencement Exercises. Taking the season as a whole it is to be considered very successful and the boys are to be congratulated on their work. We secured our own original insignia, and these pins will serve as a reminder of the many good times we had during the year. Special credit must be given Miss Leigh, who worked unceasingly for our in- terests. Many of the boys will be back next year, and with these as a nucleus a good Boys' Glee Club is assured. 144 I 9 2 3 ill'-lb-QE Q-5-IR-El?-HD-ll? I 9 2 3 Uhr igigh Srhnul Qhrhrnira I.f'1HlfIfl'!1l Sffidvnglcziiz, President HIS year the popularity of the High School Orchestra has been greatly in- creased. Although there was a change of directors, the enthusiasm of the orchestra remained. Miss Blanche Leigh, the new director, from the first, worked exceedingly well with the orchestra and through earnest efforts of both acquired great success. It may truly be said that it has been the most successful or- chestra we ever had. They played on several interesting occasions including the Passion Play Lecture and the Mikado. From the High School Orchestra is developed the " Royal Serenaders " or- chestra, a jazz orchestra, that has won renown in Elgin this last year playing for the Courier Christmas dinner, the Rotary Club Christmas party, G. A. C. parties, the Commercial Club banquet, and at the Grove Theatre for three days. Officers for the year 1922-23 were: President .... .... L eonard Seidenglanz Secretary .... . . .Betty Hawthorne Librarian .... . . . ..... Eloise Ellis l45 X 146 I 1 'bali -, 69 1 9 2 3 Qlf-ID-QE W-5-IK-HD-ED-JT9 1 9 2 3 1922 nmmrnrrmrni RETTILY-GOWNED misses with their perfectly-groomed escorts danced into the limelight on the stage, with their merry laughter and cheerful songs. They intro- duced the social whirl of the school life. Our eyes opened in amazement when we beheld the gym, a mass of pink bows, and streamers falling from the ceiling. The juniors were giving their annual prom to the Seniors. The young people danced to the syncopation of Billy Beljean's orchestra. The special number was a balloon dance. The balloons were tied to the ankles of the young ladies. The object of the affair was to see who could dance the longest without having her balloon broken. jannette Taylor, Lucile Landgraf, and Carroll King tied for the prize. a corsage bouquet. The scene next shifts to an orange and blue setting. Everything was in a flutter, for the mighty Seniors were entertaining the Juniors and the faculty. They, too, had a special number. This time it was to draw the lucky number " l3." Thirteen won, and the prize was awarded to Carroll King and Waldimar Rakow. Stone's Novelty Boys fur- nished a delightful program of twelve numbers. The grand march, led by Vice-President Rakow and his partner, ended the affair. Who knows but that the Seniors went home with just a sad little ache in their hearts at the thoughts of their high school days being so nearly over? The mighty Seniors lost their dignity, and forgot their honors, and pranced off to Oak Ridge for their class picnic. They played games, ran races, and swam through all the long day. A picnic supper was held fone Senior forgetting himself and eating three olives too many, and when he got home-well ? ? ?--J. Everybody did justice to it. When the sky was darkening and the mist was falling on the grass the Seniors re- gained their dignity and went home. The auditorium was in confusiong whispering was heard from one end to another. All were craning their necks, lookingg then-silence. The Seniors were making their last appearanceg it was Class Day. Well, they justified all of the excitement they caused. Everyone laughed heartily at the will and class prophecy, cartooning, etc. Do you remember the cartoon of Miss Rickert and T. A. Larsen? If you don't, just ask them. Rev. Green was chosen to give the Baccalaureate sermon. He delivered a mighty fine address, and gave the Seniors many helpful hints to carry with them through life. Rev. Green brought honors upon himelf and the school that selected him to speak. Finally the night of all nights came. Graduation is a time to which every student looks forward from the time he enters the first grade until he walks across the auditor- ium platform for the last time. The Honorable Dr. L. G. Rettger was the speaker of the evening. He delivered a fine, impressive speech which was followed by a short history of the class, given by Alvin Kunke. A solo was given by Loleta Dueringer. Principal Goble, in the absence of Professor White, named the honor students and presented the diplomas. The Senior class stood for the last time as a student body of the Elgin High School and sang their class song. As the music floated away the Seniors marched out, and they were alumni. The last event of the commencement was the Alumni reception. The music was pro- vided by Walter Stone and Novelty Boys. It was a lovely party, and an appropriate ending to the many good times given to and by the Seniors. The class of 1923 are looking eagerly forward to their graduation. However, it is not without a feeling of pain for having to leave their Alma Mater. 148 g 1 9 2 3 at-ip-QE eg-21-Ia-Q19-QD-:ra 1 9 2 3 Girlz' Alhlrlir Glluh Hurting HIS merry group of actors again appear at social functions of ,the Girls' Athletic Club. Many lovely parties were given, the first one a Hallowe'en Masquerade. The guests were arrayed in beautiful, horrible, and funny frocks. Miss Clarice Watson was awarded the first prize for the prettiest costume, Madeline Sower for the most original and Eleanor Cloudman for wearing the most comical attire. The girls enjoyed a very interesting program, arranged by Miss Laura Danford. Of course the best part came about eight-thirty. Everybody marched, with a look of expectancy on her face, into 311, where doughnuts and cider were served. The G. A. C. gave a party in honor of their mothers. This was held in November. It was the first party of its kind, and it certainly was appreciated. Mrs. Cowlin gave a splendid talk to both mothers and daughters. There were many more numbers that were appreciated. Everyone was all worn out after the exciting basketball game. Ione Kern's team clashed with Muriel King's. The score was one sided C11-25, but not the playing. The High School Jazz Orchestra played for the dancing, and gave some special numbers. After the dancing everyone Went down to 211 and was served hot chocolate and sandwiches. My, how proud the mothers were of their pretty little daughters! Around Christmas time the girls decided to go back to their childhood days. They wanted to taste the joys of youth once more, and forget the sting of age. What should they do? Why, of course, have a " Kid Party." This was given December 11 in the gym. As the girls entered, three little bitsy Seniors fLucile Burns, Dot Fish, and Carroll Kingl ushered them to their seats. The little Seniors were dressed in white, trimmed in green, and sucked green all-day suckers all of the time. A fine program was arranged by Lucile Burns. Virginia Stewart, the president of the club last year, sang a group of popular songs. A piano solo by Marguerite Vollman, a reading by Elsie Westby, and a violin solo by Evelyn Oakes, concluded the program. The High School Jazz orchestra provided music for the dancing. A dainty lunch was served, and everyone went home content and happy excepting the clean-up committee. ' The last social event staged by the Girls' Athletic Club was a pretty valentine party, given at the High School Gym, Feb. 14. A special program was arranged, followed by Valentine Games and social dancing. Katherine Karsten was chairman of the game committee, and lone Kern of the refreshment committee. ' Elgin lllnllrgr Qlluh Elm The Elgin College Club gave a tea for the Senior girls of Elgin High School at the home of Mrs. Alfred D. Edwards on Highland Avenue. A short business meeting was held, and sketches of college life were given to the girls. Later a social hour was en- joyed while refreshments were being served. The girls spent a delightful afternoon with their hostesses. 149 1 9 2 3 QI-ID-QE M-QI-I3-HD-HD-119 1 9 2 3 lgarig fur Zllrrzhman Girls HE Freshman girls were guests of the Senior girls at a party given in the school gym. The girls enjoyed two hours of entertainment, games, and informal dancing. Kathleen Francis danced for the girls. Miss Hazel Linkfleld, Miss Adah A. Pratt, and Loie Granke served as the reception committee for the occasion. Music was furnished by Bertha Campbell, Frank Vtfhitman, Russell Gaede, and Marvin Affeld. The chairmen of the committees in charge of the party were Betty Newman, Hazel Moni- smith, and Lucille Burns. Svninr Gilman Svlrighrihe lHartQ jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way Oh, what fun it is to ride, in a one-horse open sleigh! The heavy snow fall made the high and mighty Seniors long for the joy of a sleigh- ride. They went to Dundee, and danced and ate, then danced some more. All returned home happy, catching a delightful cold, freezing their ears and gaining all that goes with sleigh riding. 'Haleniinr Martina The Juniors and Seniors of Elgin High School observed Valentine's day in their respective session rooms. Every student received at least one valentine. Miss Rickert and T. A. Larsen proved to be very popular in 306. - Grams Arr 6112515 nf illllrn. A. illeath The football squad with their best girls were the guests of Mrs. A. Leath at her home, " Broadacref' They danced to the merry tunes of " Billy " Beljean's Orchestra. Coach Church won laurels for his sporty tie. Ding Meredith and Fat Noble won favors in a "Journey" contest. Thelma Rovelstad was declared winner of the balloon dance. Everyone appreciated Mrs. Leath's generosity in opening her home for the enjoyment of the E. H. S. Football heroes. ' 'Q dj: 1 150 I 9 2 3 E-UQ-QE W-H-IR-513-HD-313 1 9 2 3 "1 " !JHvn'n Eamqnvt HE " E " men of Elgin High School were guests of honor at a banquet given by the girls in the Domestic Science II Classes. The banquet was held in the library, which was appropriately decorated in maroon and cream. The tables were attractively arranged with small footballs and basketballs. Major or minor E's in one corner with the numerals " 23 " in the other were made into the form of napkins. T. A. Larsen served as toastmaster for the occasion. Alvin Hameister, cap- tain elect of the football team of " 24," gave a short talk. Louis fSoupj Semeny was elected captain of the 1924 basketball team. Other speakers of the evening were: E. C. Waggoner, Coach P. Church, Assistant Coach L. Halligas, Principal W. L. Goble, Superintendent W. T. Harris, Mr. E. E. Stewart, Mr. F. H. Mc- Donald, Mrs. Walter Dakin, Mr. Charles Silliman. Ding Meredith was acting cheer leader. The Peerless Quartet sang some catchy songs, such as, Oh, our football team did hold Leon Ding Meredith with the broken nose Sing polly, wolly doodle all the day. Menu Salad Veal Birds Baked Potatoes Scalloped Corn Pickles, olives, celery Maroon jelly Rolls Pie a la mode Coffee Much credit is due Miss Snodgrass, the teacher of Domestic Science in E. H. S. 15111112 Glnming Banff The Seniors again proved themselves wonderful hosts and hostesses at the " Home Coming Ball " given in honor of the Elgin Maroons and the Ansonia football boys. Paddy Grant's Orchestra furnished weird music for the dancing steps of the merrymakers. The gym was becomingly gowned in maroon-cream- lavender. This ended the series of events given in honor of the Ansonians. Our wonderful victory in the afternoon added even more spirit to the occasion. 151 . 'fu ,V .M f. Rf f QS? N, l- X Jufamr wb' X , .Ac D 1 9 2 3 Elf-ID-QE W-H-IK-HD-ED-19 1 9 2 3 Ihr 7 lgin Mi-lg Qlluh HE local Hi-Y Club was organized in 1920 for the purpose of creating, maintaining and extending higher standards of Christian living, throughout the school and community. Y The Senior chapter of the Hi-Y is open to junior and Senior boys of the Elgin High School. Meetings are held every Monday night at the Y. M. C. A., with prominent business and professional men giving short talks. The remainder of the evening is spent in a business meeting, discussion groups, and recreation. The weekly meetings are well attended and the members of the Club enjoy the privileges of the "Y" on Monday nights, which include swimming, ping- pong, pool, checkers, chess and shuffle board. The enrollment of the organization numbers 60. During the past year the Club has successfully staged several dinner meetings, a Hallowe'en Party, Dads' Night, Alumni Reunion, Poor Kids' Party, Mothers' Night and a Senior Reception. A Special Campaign was conducted in the High School by the members of the Senior Chapter. The Hi-Y Club is affiliated with the Secondary School Boys' Christian Move- ment of the Young Men's Christian Association of North America. The President and Vice-president are members of the State Hi-Y Council. The organization has taken an active part in State, County and City-Older Boys' Conferences. The Advisory Committee of the Club is composed of the following men 2, Sam T. Peterson, Chairman Richard Pearsall S. C. Miller Chas. D. Thompson, Club Adviser The Club Officers for the year 1922-23 are: President ......... .... . , .... George Brandenburg Vice-President ..... ..... VX leldon .Kretschmer Secretary ...... ....... A dolph Miller Treasurer... .... .Freeman Kadow Chaplain... ....... Norris Kent 155 156 1 9 2 3 41:-ing: do-a-13-QD-Q-:ra 1 9 2 3 Ev Glvrrlv iliraznraiz HE French Club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the home of different club members. The purpose of Le Cercle Francais is to create an interest in the French language and their customs, also French songs and games. Miss Bielenberg is our new French Instructor and she has helped make the year very successful and interesting. Any pupils taking French two and having grades averaging 88 or higher are invited to become members. ' The ofhcers for 1922-23 are: ' President .... ..... D orothy Storm Vice-Pres.. .. ..... Dorothy Gantz Secr.-Treas. . . . .... Betty Newman 6 15 -4 V v- 157 J 1 9 2 3 eu:-in-as ep-a-is-an-an-am 1 9 2 3 Ihr latin Gllnh HE Latin Club, organized in 1920 to increase the interest in the study of Latin and Roman customs among its members, has completed a most suc- cessful year. This is emphasized by the fact that, although the grade of 88 is required for membership, the attendance has been large at all meetings. The monthly meetings were held at the homes of the different members. The annual picnic held at Wing Park, in September, was well attendedg all those who took part reported a good time. The Club was well represented by a float in the Elgin-Ansonia foot-ball parade. Although it did not win a prize, it did receive favorable comment. A movie " The Life of Julius Caesar " was given January 10. The proceeds of the movie provided funds for an enjoyable sleighride to the home of Bernice and Blanche Tobin, at Gilberts. The sponsors of the club are: Miss Linkfield, Miss Purkiss, and Miss Pierce. Club officers for 1922-23 are: e President ................ .... J anet .Lowrie Vice-Pres.. . . . . .Paul Romeis Sec.-Treas... .... Adolph Miller iff? yglis if 'Q Ee L' , - Y it 159 I6 0 1 9 2 3 G-ID-QE HQ-5-IK-HD-ED-JT9 1 9 2 3 Inn 3 ntamihn Gllnh HE Los Estamido Club was organized in 1920 to learn Spanish customs, life and literatureg to practice expression in Spanishg and to arouse an in- terest in the subject. The meetings are held monthly at the homes of the members. Programs and social evenings are enjoyed. The club had a clever float trimmed in the Spanish colors of red and yellow in the Elgin-Ansonia football parade. Miss Etta Geraldine Clark is the sponsor of the club. The officers for the year 1922-23 are: President ....,..... ..... P aul Romeis Vice-President. . . . . ....... Loie Granke Secretary ...... .... G ertrude Carbaugh t qfo fe 161 162 1 9 2 3 CTI-ID-QE Q-H-IB-9.l3eHD-JT? 1 9 2 3 'lie Blur Elri-IH Gllnh HE Blue Tri-Y Club is an organization of Junior and Senior girls, formed to raise the ideals of Christian girls. Miss Heermance is directing it. The present enrollment is iifty. Every Monday evening the girls meet at the Y. W. C. A. A short business meeting is held after which interesting talks upon questions of interest to the club are given either by some of the members or by some well-known speaker of Elgin. The Blue Tri-Y often takes charge of the Young People's meetings at differ- ent churches of Elgin. The girls entertained the children of Prince Crossing. The club had charge of the Young Women's sectional meeting of the Young People's Conference held in this city in January. The election of officers is held every six months. The present officers are: President ....... .... H azel Monismith Vice-President .... .... G ladys Turner Secretary ..... .... E unice Abbott Treasurer ..... .... B eth Wing 0 O 163 I 9 2 3 Elf-ID-CEE QD-5-IR-HD-HD-Ili 1 9 2 3 O O 0 HE aim of the Girls' Athletic Club is to promote better social times, and Detter athletics. Their success this year is very apparent as a much larger number of girls joined the club, and came out for athletics than in any otner year. The social side was also a big success. There was something doing every month : ' SeptemberAHike to Dundee. October-Hallowe'en Party. November-Reception for Mothers of all members. December-" Kids' " Christmas Party. January-Movie-jack Pickford in " just out of Collegef, February-Valentine Party. March-Food sale and Candy sale. April-Sheik and Sheba Party. May-Hi-VVay Observation by Truck. Every year the G. A. C. sends three girls to represent them at the camp of the Illinois State League of H. S. Girls. The necessary money this year was raised by a movie, a food sale, and several candy sales. This was easily done as our 250 members were loyal. 164 1 9 2 3 QI?-lb-QE Q-H-13-ED-HD-JB 1 9 2 3 Ellyn Ennatrr Gllnh nf "EB" HE Booster Club, consisting of the members of the class of " '23," was or- ganized two years ago for the purpose of supporting and promoting all school activities. This purpose has been carried throughout the school year by the members of the Club. The Booster Club gave its support during athletic meets and backed class activities to the limit. It took an active part on November the eighteenth of nine- teen twenty-two, at which date was played the intersectional football game between Ansonia, Conn., and Elgin. Results from this date and others have made the organization a success. The officers for the year 1922-23 are: President .................... - . . ...... Adolph Miller Vice-President ........ . . .Nelson Takahashi Secretary-Treasurer ..... .... D orothy Storm 4 . -, 5 .4- 417 I W-nb, ? -. xl-1 5223 i ' - .' lgifll-ll i I :git f t I fig' ' , 5 E222 I - ,L reg 0-2 .- ..st gg. as 1 rg if fs-is 165 166 1 9 2 3 at-in-QE wil-IK-HD-919-JT9 1 9- 2 3 Qlhv High Svrhnnl Girl llvavruv Binininn 1 HE Girl Reserve is a club that is active among the Freshman and Sophomore girls. It was started by a few enthusiastic girls in October, 1922. The Club is affiliated with the National Girl Reserve organization of the Y. W. C. A. it The girls have entertained the other girls of the school, conducted a public ceremonialg and sent three girls, Marian Yarwood, Viola Ashman, and Fern Fin- frock, to the Girls' Reserve Conference held at Madison, Wisconsin. When the Freshmen came in, this spring, two divisions were formed. The club advisers are: Miss Marie Ansel, a teacher in the school, and Miss Ruth Hopping, the Y. W. C. A. Girls' Work Secretary. The club officers for 1922-23 are: President ................... ..... H elen Hoagland Vice-Pres.. . . .... Elizabeth Castle Sec. ....... .... R uth Anselman I Treas.. . . ..... Marian Yarwood 167 1 9 2 3 G-ID-QE W-5-73-HD-HD-il? 1 9 2 3 Svrninr Girlz' Qlnnnril Hli Senior tiirls' Council was organized for the purpose of aiding Miss Pratt as Dean. lt is composed of ten girls chosen by the faculty from the Senior Class. Miss l'ratt's headquarters in Room 201 were made exceedingly attractive, having been reclecorated. Many girls have taken advantage of the opportunity of having this room. The purpose of the Council the first year was to look after the Freshmen, making them feel acquainted and at home. The spirit was shown in one way by having a get-together party for them in the gymnasium. A very good program was given by several Senior girls and light refreshments were served. Later a candy sale was held in their room, the money buying a picture. The Council hopes that Miss Pratt's work may be extended more fully next year, having the cooperation of all the girls throughout the school year. Chairman of Council, Loie Granke. 168 I1 5 T2 5. , 170 .......,,..... ,..-. ,,,,...,..M.-.......,A..,....,, ....,,, .,-.,.--...,-...N..,.,.......-,... . v-V m r 1 I . D D Q e ' f , 5 r ,W 4 1 l i 2 I UM MNH, U ,, H, N.. ,,... ...A..A...-1..,...,....,..... ,T.,.,.,..........,.,.....4.N......V.-,.4. -.... . ! -.-, I ,N,,AH,, ,H-fi,.w,,,w-MI'K 5 f,,me'-ww, XY' 1 I fe X S: X E X 3 Xi-,lx if A . A M xxx' XX if if 6 h XX, H 7 J 1 -k f N H, f 3 3 Q .R Q 3 L -F f M J Q xx M , f I If i X f' NEA: xx.. X r . ,K X f 'XTX xg jj X fx X- xx xx X X jx 3 if f 'f XXX f , X W""' 'E ,fl . , X, if ,Q 'QQ' P3 -14Q' if . X h 'V M Q , . , x W 54 A, if 4 LA ,XKX . ,,,,,..""E, Ycffy 1 , x '4 ,WVL. 1 3 XM M, 4 ,., , .'--,.,,.-H ..M ,, J . 5 , t AL - 2 I . ' 1 I ' ' , :r ,l WV a..k,.,g4.W,W,.,,,,,.4,,,.A...,-,.A ,.f.. . ,, . ' 4, 171 GEORGE BRANDENBURG RAYMOND PETERSON Editor-in-Chief Business Manager illlirrnr Svtaft' ............George Brandenburg Editor-in-chief. .. Associate Editor. . .. ............. Ben Goble .........Emily Gould Hazel Monismith . ..... DeLester Sackett Dorothy Storm .. . ....,.. Dorothy Fish Assistant Editors.. . Athletic Editors. Personal Editor.. Exchange ........ . .. ....... Betty Newman Business Manager .... ..... R aymond Peterson Subscription Manager.. ...... . Julius Miller Alumni Editor ....... .......... ............ . i .'.'.'N'e'llie E. Rickert p I he trrnr An important and time-honored institution of the Elgin High School is the publication of the " Elgin High School Mirror," the weekly newspaper of the school. The 1923 Mirror Staii, composed of ten members of the Senior Class, have had the honor and privilege of serving their school by editing the weekly during the school year of 1922-23. The Staff, upon completing their duties, will have piloted the Mirror through its twenty-fifth consecutive year. During the past year, thirty-five issues of the Mirror have been published, which include: the Freshman Number, Football Special, Senior Girls, Senior Boys, School Referendum, and Junior editions. The Mirror was represented this year by the Editor and Business Manager at the third annual convention of the Central Interscholastic Press Association held at the University of Wisconsin. GEORGE BRANDENBURG, Editor of the Mirror 172 9- JI' 1 9 2 3 QE-ID-QE M-H-I3-HD-QD-JD 1 9 2 3 'hr illllarnnn NORRIS KENT RAYMOND PETERSON Associate Editor Business Manager REAT credit is due the class of 1911 for the successful publication of the Hrst " Maroon." Although the annual has greatly changecf' since then, still it was through their efforts that this publication has come to mean what it does to the school. The purpose of the Maroon is to keep us interested in Elgin High and its activities, after we have passed from its halls for the last time, and to recall pleasant memories of bygone days. No great changes have been made in this year's book, but we have added some new features. This year the annual has been arranged in the form of a play. The cast is composed of the faculty and classes which make it possible for us to publish this book. Under the play come the activities which make our years in Elgin High, interesting and pleasant. It has been impossible for us to put out a Maroon that will satisfy everyone, but we hope that we have been able to give you an annual that will come up to the standards and expectations of the school. w By The Editor. 174 175 , 1 L 1 3 5 s 176 f01IKPxI7O 7-V f RMS, IQ Qflh gk 9' '1 Q1 N E AN PIIKAD MW 11015 A 4, f fa no KO KATISHAW f Pl1'Tv amc YUM Yum Pear Do frm- X 7 NANKI P00 mm , K K ,X 'W A U U 223 P4223 -Q! f X L SEIDENQLANZ Q5 WX' Wif- QXEAQ. mf 'iq 5 A E, . ' 10155 'K K X g ' 6 ww 2 if 'l, fr. vg ff Emi. ' K! F ! 1 ffff 1? 1 I - ,A 'fc' 'Q I , r L 'Q W W' lo I' W Af' Y kgs Y F f' V' 2, f T222-S Q X 67' j 'h ,iifiv 'VJ I .,-,. I Y . - - I I I H-4' f,5'Si"m7Rlj7 IHf4v6,?i' iy R5 K' . +1 E B g ., , ...,, 6 q ' 'mb 4 5 If M QT All 0- K0 I - Q- . LN A? I lb Xb M Y ,I x 7 Q ,f , X ly H! Lp J X fag ,fygf , ' ' Q34 Q! ff-ff ' . K 1 ' I ll ' K H 177 1 9 2 3 I-ID-QE M-9913-il?-HD-JD' 1 9 2 3 iliaut will sinh Elvztament nf 6512155 nf 1523 E the class of '23 of Elgin High School assembled on this the thirty-first of May the year of our Lord nineteen-hundred and twenty-three, at this solemn occasion, the writing of our last will and testament do hereby bequeath to the following loyal students and dignified faculty members of the aforesaid honorable and sacred institution of learning, this list of our most prized possessions, capacities, and char- acteristicst Eunice Abbott leaves her vampire manner to Ethel Abbott. Clarabel Adams leaves her beautiful bobbed hair to Silvia Nyust. Marvin Affeld leaves Doris Weter his heartfelt regrets. Matthew Bach leaves one well worn history book to Lester Joseph. George Blizek leaves his manly blushes to 'Bob Elerick. Grace Bolger leaves her ability to get to schoolon time to Helen Heine. Robert Bonin leaves his powerful physique to Louis Semeny. George Brandenburg leaves his spare time to the school. Willard Auble leaves his harem to Bob Chapman. Elizabeth Buckley wills her hints in advance fashions to Helene Calloway. d kLucile Burns leaves her quiet, simple way and studious expression to Helen Chad- oc . John Butler leaves his athletic inclinations to Fat Tenny. Mary Calvert and Ann Wassell leave to sell Eskimo pies and hot dogs to the Alaskans. u I Herbert Covey wills his seat in Preston Brown's ford to some nice looking Junior gir . , james Dalbey leaves his ability to bluff the teachers to Paul Tobin. Dorothy Day and Lee Monday leave the rest of the days to Edwards Weeks. Harold DeRemer leaves his ambitions to become a popular Senior to anyone in the junior Class who can attain them. Alice Derendinger leaves a bottle of henna to Alice Stone. Marguerite Dewis leaves her book on how to become a brunette to Lucile Agnew. M Mary Dolby leaves one second hand piano and a box of tooth picks to Lorene untz. Howard Dreher leaves a magic cartooning pencil to Melvin Stokes. Allene Drysdale leaves her book on how to make announcements entitled " Spark Plug " to the next G. A. C. President. . Edwin Ekholm leaves his avoirdupois to Helen Herbster. Gordon Ettner leaves his " rep " as a pest to Dick Phelan. Helen Lucille Elbert leaves her ability to fry " Hot dogs " to Vera Cooper. Lester Fisher leaves a bag of potatoes to Florence Appel. Dorothy Fish leaves her list of Rockford correspondents to Dorothy Roberts. Kathleen Francis leaves her " Boss at all time " way to Mildred Hameister. George Galloway leaves his radio to Rusty Muntz. Ruth Garman leaves her beauty to Florence Kenyon. Ralph Gebhart leaves his oil stove to the Freshman Class. Ben Goble leaves his ambition to become a bachelor to Harold Hameister. Luther Giertz leaves his sheikish ways to ValentineiSolyom. Theresa Goldenstein leaves a box of " Gold Dust " to Adell Goldman. Emily Gould and Loie Granke leave their beauty boxes to the art department. Estelle Grant leaves school on a bicycle. ' George Gray leaves school to find another woman. Gertrude Greenbank leaves a roll of " Greenbacks " to the Junior Class. Mary Grollemond wills her warble to Eloise Ellis. Marion Grow wills her height of ambition to be tall to all short people. 178 A 1 92 3 L at-ip-as V spas-ta-QD-21:-me J 1 9 2 3 Helen and Mildred Hasty left in a hurry and forgot to say good bye., Ruth Hatch leaves her tickets to Kerber Station to the school. Pearl Hoose wills a baseball bat to Lucile Rorig. Carroll Hopp hopped out of school and forgot to leave anything. Edna Humbracht wills' her party gown to Blanche Fairchild. Lillian and Gershom Hurvitz leave their seats in session room to any brother and sister who can get along together. Evelyn Ironsides and Earl Rust leave a can of Kitchen Klenzer to the Janitors. Marian Jenks wills her baby doll stare to Bertha Campbell. Lawrence Jensen leaves his ability to jerk sodas to Earl Wagner. Madeline Jernberg and Donald Lowman leave to start a dance hall at Pingree Grove. Edith Johnson and Eunice Johnson leave a book on Jack Johnson to Alice Johnson. Julia Mary Johnson wills her job in the Biology lab to Bernard App. Paul MCR Jones leaves his historical name to the rest of the Jones's in the Telephone Directory. Norris Kent wills a copy of the Maroon to his Grandchildren. Ione Kern leaves all her earthly possessions including a gym suit and ink eraser to Lillian Leonard. ' Carroll King wills her dancing pumps and date book to anyone who can frll them as well as she did. Joe Klein leaves his beloved friends in tears. Charlotte Klipple leaves her natural modesty and demure airs to Thedora De Young. . Vthileldon Kretschmer wills nothing but his good will to next- year's Maroon Subscrip- tion gr. Emerson Krieger leaves his dancing ability to Oswald Hill. Viola Kruse wills her memories of Aurora and Dundee to Laura Danford. Doris Landborg wills her gallant stride to Beth Wing. ' G .Lucile Landgraf leaves her advice on how to make her spit curl to Dorothy Mc- arity. - Mildred Landis leaves one set of kid curlers to Vera Foelschow. Naomi Lester leaves nothing but memories. Dorothy Lindgren leaves her French accent to anyone who can get away with it. Harry Lowry wills his baby stare and wicked ways to Elmer Apple. B hyifalter Kruse wills a bunch of blue slips that should have been pink to Harry o m. ' ' Louise MacMillan leaves Leslie Crane and Marion Bernhardt in peace. Vera Matteson wills one cent to start a fund for the monthly dance for students. George Maurer wills his bow ties to Lloyd Vonckx. Edward Meredith leaves a spray of.Shamrock to Swede Johnson. Lee Meredith leaves his best wishes for a successful football season to Abe Hameister. Clara Merz and Elmer Meyer leave their unsolved love problems to the unknown power of X. e Hannah Meyer and Paul Vonckx leave to take up missionary work in the wilds of Schaumburg. Anton Miko wills one dozen bananas to Harry Ciocca. V . Adolph Miller leaves to become a model for Hart, Schaffner 81 Marx. Julius Miller leaves his Bolshevistic spirit to Paul Romeis. Hazel Monismith leaves to juggle Latin on the stage. LeRoy Morgan leaves his ambition to be a model husband to Cliff Weston. Helen Moss and Adelbert Wright leave their plans for a two story bungalow and a cow barn to Muriel King and Earl Jorgenson. Harold Muntz wills his ford to Kenneth DeLancey. , Leonard and Lawrence Murphy leave their seats on the Belvidere car to Bernice and Blanche Tobin. Betty Newman leaves subscriptions to "Life" and "Judge" to next year's Joke Editor. Norman Niedert leaves his head of steel wool to Phil Dakin. 179 .. U... . 1 9 2 3 1:-ip-QE W-H-13-SD-HD-119 1 9 2 3 g Martin Norlander leaves one jar of rouge to Kenneth Rehage. Mildred O'Beirne leaves her brown eyes to anyone who can manipulate them. Roy Paulson leaves Marian DuBois all alone. Ruth Pease leaves one bushel of beans to the school. Hazel Perkins leaves her naughty wink to Dorothy Deane. Raymond Peterson leaves a bottle of peroxide half full and his school memory book to Mildred Nicol. Alvin Plagge wills one dozen black roses to the Botany Department. Luclle Platt leaves a box of hair pins and a hair net to Brick Bryant. Dorothy Price wills one can of " Pr1ce's Baking Powder" to the school to help it rise to fame. Ruth Pruden leaves to join Willard Carswell. Nettie Quinn leaves a book on household hints to Helen Leonard. Harold Randle and Jerome Liek leave their butler suits to LaVerne Newsome. Gladys Raue leaves a stick of gum, a pair of ear rings and her smile to Marcelle Lagerstrom. Romona Ream wills her quiet ways to Alice Mae Shaver. William Riley leaves Elgin High with a broken heart. James Roche leaves a pair of Matador trousers to his brother Bud. Viola Rohrsen leaves to live on a farm. Gladys Rovelstad leaves the school one worn out typewriter. Thelma Rovelstad wills her spit curl to Glendora Monroe. Edward Ryan leaves E. H. S. with pleasure. James Ryan leaves his poetical ability to James Flory. Mary Ryan leaves her love letters to Gertrude Barnes. DeLester Sackett leaves his ability to argue to Chap Wells. Margaret Sayland wills her Parisian wardrobe to Blanche Kirk. Leonard Seidenglanz leaves a book on how to become a great orator to Freeman Kadow. Fred Seymour leaves a bottle of Stacomb and a new comb that has never been used to Donald Van Wambeke. William Shales leaves his wrist watch to Helen Hoagland in exchange for hers. Florence Shaver and Edna Mae Sipple leave their shadows to keep the school cool. Muriel Norton leaves her Persian cat to Mabel Logan. Alma Schock who was shocking left nothing. Dudley Sides leaves the three remaining sides to the winning side. Archie Smith leaves Miller's Cash Grocery just where it was. Helen Soper wills her charming personality to Josephine Wicklund. Dorothy Jane Soper leaves a book on travel to the R. R. Co. Wilda Smith leaves her ballet slippers to the department of relics. Everett Smith leaves his " man of the world way" to Wilder Bosworth. Madeline Sower leaves a bag of Sugar to the school. Lawrence Stene and Edna Stolt leave their love letters to any such devoted Junior couple. l Dorothy Storm leaves a weather map. Charles Strong leaves his last pair of short trousers to Roy Seagreen. Francis Sullivan leaves his smile to Bud Parlasca. Alvin Swanson leaves his new address, Clintonville, to all his former correspondents. Nelson Takahashi wills his silk hat, spats and cane to Myrton Pritchard. Clittord Thiel leaves his drug store to Leonard Brown. Percy Tobin leaves some change a "quarter back." Ervin Schellenberger leaves his gift of gab to Edward Phelan. Walter Tobin wills his bashful ways to George Schmidt. Helen Vogt wills her coiffure to Katherine Sherwood. Margaret Vollman leaves her interpretation of music to Hilda Wilkening. Edwin Walters leaves his eye for making baskets to Harry Lange. Clarice Watson leaves her well worn maroon sweater to Katherine Waite. Evelyn Wilson leaves her Spanish comb to Irene Johnson. John Weller was a good feller so he left the key to his cellar to Inez Heller. Kenneth Young wills his mouth organ to Edward Wallace. George Lowe wills his millionaire manners to Edwin Parlasca. Sherman Mailler leaves his ability to get " E" on his report card to Harold Ross. Harriet Stedman leaves her ear rings to Mary Pearson. George Lueck wills his tan sweater to Harold MacDonald. 180 . 4..- . .....-.-.i....u.4,.4aaSJ..51..se..sa.t:.ia.ni .. .-. .... .nn-:aaa 1 9 2 3 CC-TD-QE Q-5-IR,-HD-HD-JB I 9 2 3 Uhr Gilman lgrnphrrg . Eunice Abbott doesn't head the list any more. She's changed her name to Jones. Clarabel Adams has become a model to demonstrate King Tut's wardrobe. Marvin Affeld runs a brain rest. In high school his brain rested most of the time. h Matthew Bach's ambition is to be a football player, but he has turned out to be a bull t rower. George Blizek and Grace Bolger are married. None of us thought of this romance. Robert Bon.in's ambition was to be a basketball player but has changed considerably, for now he is pitching hay on a cattle farm. l George Brandenburg is the greatest orator and statesman of modern America since times of Billy Sunday. Elizabeth Buckley has finally succeeded in graduating from high school. . Lucile Burns, wife of Ben Turpin you know, has been on the stage as a result of winning the beauty contest. Her sixth has also won a beauty contest. John Butler, along with Elizabeth Buckley, has succeeded in finishing school. Mary Calvert is still rolling her own. Hasn't got over her high school days yet. Herbert Covey has just received the position of being the tallest man in Barnum and Bailey's Circus. . James Dalbey is one of the worst roughnecks of New York. He has been sent to prison. Dorothy Day now lives in Rockford with a red-headed husband. He was a former basketball player. Harold DeRemer is driving a Ford Sedan-great change since high school. Alice Derendinger is running a henna factory all her own. Marguerite Dewis is now well established in Hollywood. Don't get excited. She is only Jackie Coogan's cook. Mary Dolby is the greatest designer of women's clothes the world has ever known. Allene Drysdale is following the footsteps of her great mother. She is even greater as a history teacher. Edwin Ekholm has Hnally turned Swedish, and is now the greatest snuff chewer. Helen Lucille Elbert has become a typist for Pinkerton's Pink Percolating Company and is typing winged words as the result of her practice on the Maroon Staff. Gordon Ettner has always liked Spanish and so now he is singing for Senoritas in Sunny Spain. Lester Fischer has become the greatest Garlic raiser of the country. He is in com- pany with Gershom Hurvitz. Dorothy Fish is running a cottage on the beautiful Fox called " Heart's Ease." She is busily occupied mending hearts. She feels as though she should make amends for the many hearts she broke GJ in her high school days. Kathleen Francis and Ding Meredith have made up after 50 years of misunder- standing. They have made up too late. Joe and Kathleen have already set up house- keeping. George Galloway is still working at Kreeger's, but is now one of the noble partners. and is becoming very rich in the fruit business. Ruth Garman is running a peanut butter factory at Illinois Park. Ralph Gebhart is selling bonds and stocks. Some style! Luther Giertz is busy being reformed by Ione Kern. 181 1 9 2 3 QE-lb-QE Q-H-13-SD-HD-Il? I 9 2 3 Ben Goble has become a model for arrow collars. We knew he had a good begin- ning in school. Theresa Goldenstein has started a method of reducing which rivals Walter Camp's Daily Dozen. Emily Gould and Pearl Hoose have started a Latin School-wonderful teachers! Loie Granke can't forget her High School days. She is still fast. Has won the road races. Estelle Grant has started manufacturing powder compacts. George Gray, the great Poo Bah, Lord of Everything, is still pursuing D. Lindgren. Mary Grollemond is now leading the barnyard follies. Marion Grow has become a radio bug and is first girl member of the Radiowls. Mildred Hasty has entered the movies as a rival to Nita Naldi. Helen Hasty accompanies her sister and plays on the stage. Ruth Hatch has started manufacturing Kis-Me Quick rouge. Carroll Hopp has become a trench digger in Ireland-steady work. Edna Humbracht and Hazel Monismith have taken to farming. Hazel has learned to distinguish a cow from a pig. Lillian Hurvitz has quit her job at Kresge's and the store is nearly bankrupt since her departure. D Evelyn Ironside is running a factory in Aurora-Three guesses-What is it? Marian Jenks is still trying to reduce-keep the good work up. Lawrence Jensen has started a Lizard exterminator factory. Madeline Jernberg is athletic instructor advocating football for girls-how times have changed? Edith Johnson, and Eunice Johnson have gone to Denmark' and Sweden to rescue the perishing Swedes and Danes. Julia Johnson argues that women should replace men as foreign ambassadors. Paul Jones is still wooing Eunice Abbott. ' I Norris Kent at last has realized his greatest ambition to have men under him. Just think he is boss, boss over ditch diggers. lone Kern has become a great reformer-her latest victim is Luther Giertz. Carroll King has taken D. Blake's place in answering Love problems. Sheought to be good-experience is a good teacher. Joe Klein has at last outwitted all his rivals for the heart and hand of Kathleen Francis. Charlotte Klipple has turned out to be a washerwoman. She is married to Weldon Kretschmer. Weldon Kretschmer-OH! how little we thought Weldon would turn out to be what he represented in the class play. Well he has. He's astreet bum. Emerson Krieger-Through his training with Miss Welty Emerson has risen to the heights of oratory. He is a street faker, selling bouncing rabbits. V Viola Kruse has become a chauffeur for T. A. Larsen. Doris Landborg runs a pawnshop in Zion City-No Swearing! Lucile Landgraf has established an old maids' boarding house. Today the cat and canary had a terrible fight. The parrot entered into the conversation and shocked Lucile with its language. Harriet Stedman is her assistant. - Naomi Lester-Mutt and Jeff have again come to life in the person of Naomi and Charles Strong. V V Jerome Liek is acting as butler for Leonard Seidenglanz, who has taken Edna Mae Suipple for his charming bride. h i Dorothy Lindgren is having the best time. We never thought Duke Gray would -Make such a fine husband. 182 1 9 2 3 at-119-413 339-H-13-21D-HD-JD 1 9 2 3 George Lowe and Donald Lowman are now teachers of Elgin High. Harry Lowry is a dictator on an island of half savage 'Indians. He has lost those baby ways. George .Lueck spends most of his time escaping from Hannah Meyer's clutches in order to visit some friends in Hollywood. I Louise MacMillan is still undecided as to whom she shall accept. They are all so nice. Vera Matteson has charge of the earring department at Kresge's. George Maurer has a soda fountain and is running Billy out of business. Edward Meredith-Thought he would become chief ticket seller of Barnum and Bailey circus, but he has given it up and has gone to the bad completely. Lee Meredith has joined Pavlowa's Russian Ballet and is the leading dancer. Clara Merz has introduced a new dance-it is a cross between a tango and a shimmie. Elmer Meyer has outrivaled Rudolf Valentino as a favorite on the American screen. Hannah Meyer and George Lueck are spending their time in the fields of sunny California. Adolph Miller has made his fortune by handing in tongue twisters and is now peacefully settled with Helen Moss. Julius Miller has written a history dealing with the life of King Gustavus Adolphus. LeRoy Morgan is billiard champion of the world. ' Helen Moss has given Adelbert the air and has married Adolph Miller. Harold Muntz has become the leading Bachelor of Pumpkin center. Lawrence Murphy is now the leading citizen of Gilberts. U , Leonard Murphy gave his brother a hot race but finally landed up as the sheik of Almora. L Betty Newman has taken the place of M. E. Newman and is teaching English at Dear Old Elgin High. E Norman Niedert is now hunting elephants in the wilds of Alaska and Willard Auble is his companion. Martin Norlander has been mayor of S. Elgin for six terms' of office. Mildred O'Beirne is spending her life as housekeeper for T. A. Larsen. Ruth Pease has married Alvin Plagge and they are in the Floral Business. Hazel Perkins is Leonard Murphy's sheba at Almora. Dorothy Price is married but hasn't changed her name. She married a cousin of Mayor Price. Lucille Platt has married Francis Hance of the class of 'Z2. Raymond Peterson is selling E. H. S. Mi.rrors in the wilds of Africa where he is very popular with the women. Ruth Pruden is still 'keeping steady company with Willard Carswell. Nettie Quin has married " Bill " Riley and is cashier of " Bill's" new confection- ary store. Some pair. What? Harold Randle has taken Willie Horse Power Huber's place in E. H. S. Gladys Raue has started a paint and powder shop at Hopkins corner where she is a regular vamp. A - Gladys Rovelstad is one of the old maids of the class. Viola Rohrsen has become a life-long friend of Fred Seymour through marriage. James Roche, the sheik of' '23, has finally married Muriel Norton, after so many years of pursuit. 183 1 9 2 3 E-lb-QE Q-91-IK-il?-ED-JD 1 9 2 3 Romona Ream, the Senior with the loud talk, has turned an announcer for K. Y. W. Thelma Rovelstad disappointed " Ding " Meredith and married Linwood Whitcomb. Earl Rust is catching bull-frogs along the banks of the Nile. Mary Ryan has become a chorus girl. We always did know Dorothy Day and Dorothy Lindgren would have a bad influence upon her. Edward and James Ryan are traveling in the wilds of Canada. DeLester Sackett has changed a great deal. He is now arguing for student gov't. Margaret Sayland has married a millionaire and has employed two schoolmates as servants. William Shales has not yet won the heart of the freshie Helen. Keep up hope, Bill. Florence Shaver is now considering opening a delicatessen shop in Dundee. Roy Paulson and Marian DuBois have settled in South Elgin and are raising chickens for Kerbers. Alma Shock is conducting a restaurant. She is called the champion Frog Fryer. Dudley Sides is master of right and wrong. He is digging ditches. Archie Smith is now a dashing sheik. Those bashful days are gone forever. Helen and Dorothy Jane Soper have gone to explore the mysteries of King Tut's Tomb. Wilda Smith is taking a correspondence course on " How to Vamp." Everett Smith has been converted and is now teaching a Sunday School Class. Lawrence Stene is a great composer. His latest song hit is entitled " Get the Hammer, There's a Fly on Baby's Head." Edna -Stolt and Muriel Norton are servants of Margaret Sayland. Dorothy Storm is assistant truck driver for Billy's. Charles Strong has gone along with Barnum and Bailey's circus. Francis Sullivan is even greater in American politics than his uncle. Alvin Swanson is a full-fledged milkman-Address Clintonville. In care of W. C. Kenyon. Nelson Takahashi is now on the stage impersonating an English Duke. CliHord Thiel has handed over the management of railroads to the government. Percy Tobin, former sheik of Gilberts, has made a name for himself as head of the people of Zion. Paul Vonckx and Carroll King are running a dance hall. A great deal of hush money is paid in order to keep it open. Walter Tobin is now the Irish leader. He is trying to " Free Ireland." Helen Vogt is down on the Island wi-th Harry Lowry and is having a fine time taming the man. Edwin Walters has a Theatre of his own and believe me he isn't ushering either. Ann Wassell-E. H. S. Sheba is now putting in time at Joliet. Clarice Watson is head waitress at the greasy inn restaurant in Alaska. John Weller, Sheik of Wayne, their sheik of Glenn Ellyn, is now sheik of Clinton- ville. Evelyn Wilson is now living as a companion to Birch Campbell. Both are old maids. Fate is so cruel. Kenneth Young is also in Rockford. These people you meet at a foot ball game have a way with them. 184 1 9 2 3 CII-ib-QE Q-3-IB-HD-HD-JD 1923 Uhr Efempln Upon the mountain which I climbed, An ancient temple stood, There countless souls for ages prayed As only Chinese could. The walls with silken curtains hung, The priests were sandal shod, Sweet incense burned in silver pots, Before a silent god. I turned and softly clambered down The natural mountain stairs, I heard the rustle of the wind, And murmuring of prayers. The Chinese god was ugly, still, It was to them divine, And in that heathen holiness, I knelt and prayed to mine. ALLENE DRYSDALE " 23 " N 1' 'V 1' xU,l'lxV wiv, 4'f'N,1'g'V,l'q w'1'1,'5r :mv 1' y 1 1 , 1 fl j y I 1 5 I V V 5 V xi 11 Q ,nav 1 x'Qf'1x5 p 11lx'ff77.fx5p,41 xwp Nr xrA+l X+ Q1 Xl +16.1 NV I5 Wffilxv 41.-x5 p p nV " 1nV , 4 1 x+'-MA L , if -'j i ' xi'w-K+' V wiht WNV wwf 1' "aw -vf x f .7 ' K. +'+:x+'-is +', 55' I' 350 I' . 1 .x 1 zamizgsbz .. txyalif t mlb: nf .w,',','.'.','. '. .U1f:. 01 .y 14.U1v.n 1f:.s 1..y ,.x lm' fx. 1 .5 . .5 UV-..! f.. . . 11.51-.- T:+LEf5:4fgI13g4:?g9 +f fs15+ffgS+f3?5+fZ32: +f ' TI:+ff+?:+'? 10119 19110410-LIL: '-2 ':Y?5::Y2i:EVQ :tiers Ylffztygfxslfqfzsyq . . . . . , 9596 1 U59 945' Wiz' 959514 ,, hh, -. -,, he he . J if'f",'f-K 211252. I ifs.' 55.595 44-K' . gl 7 1 185 1 9 2 3 QI-lb-QE W-H-IK-QD-QD-JT9 1 9 2 3 Milfrrh Grnnherg ignnnreh hg illlra. Ehith iKnnavnPli g DISTINCTIVE honor has been accorded to Wilfred Gronberg, a high school student, son of Clarence Gronberg, a member of the faculty, whose paper on, " A Few of Roosevelt's Qualities," was personally selected by Mrs. Edith Roosevelt as the best composition sent to her out of a group of nine. The papers, taking up the various phases of the late President Roosevelt's life, were sent to his widow at Oyster Bay, by Miss Isabel W. Hardie, English instructor, and in returning them with her personal choice of the best paper, en- closed her card with the following notation: A' It is difficult to make a choice. The essays are all good. I prefer that of Wilfred Gronberg, because it shows thought and a firm touch and is written in a good clear style. Many thanks." A Few of Roosezfelfs Qualities " Nothing is more noticeable in Theodore Roosevelt than his love for his children. He treats them on an equality basis. That is he joins in their sports and acts like one of them, in order to bring them up in the best way. In his letters to his children Roosevelt brings out these qualities. He started correspondence to them in their early childhood and kept it up until his death. " Long before they were able to read or write, he sent them picture letters, giving his picture in rough sketches to portray to them his thought. When they grew older he wrote letters containing advice. At the end he would apologize for preaching. His greatest pleasure was to romp with his children and take them on hikes. He had a deep and abiding love for his children, family and home. He did all he could to have a jolly and lovable home. " All of his letters contain an inexhaustible vein of humor, containing all the quaint sayings of his smallest boy and the antics of his pets. This kind of letters tends to keep alive a 'love of home in the' heart of an absent member. In all of his letters Roosevelt reveals his strong, vigorous, exalted character. Many of his letters to his children are valuable guides for youth in all ranks of life." in 0 0' P lvl 4l'T'i'T'l.'s 186 THE ALEN A 1922 23 SEPT 5 Opens S PT 6 Eleven NewTeac QT3 13' Z5 Ns ps r X Z! FAC S: 4 :sum-u i iT! I X. TH- -'H UK I Q . Sclwool h Kgs.-Q . ' . ' fs 1 Q' E9 11 Ji' 1 dsl , ' 1 f f uk, X X W' f fx, . is 1 1' Ji' x E X 1 ,, 1 -.. E p r in iq 1 G 'ffl 1 I K Av , 3, School lwgins. 204 lfrcsltics 0. lilcvcn now tt-acliers SEPTEMBER "Katt-" Lf and lid lylltilllll licld down seats in thu Grow. unter. 18. , , 19. Miss Christianscu sings in auditor- . l'rt-slnnan nurrur. imu 11' 11- 1111331 15 5111011 111111115' 511115 511100 2.2. Miss Pratt appointed Dean of Girls, H. Hoaglaud's lockcr is on thc sccoud floor. l-1. Auditorium. 15. Ditto. Zo. 67 alumni enter collt-gc. 28. Pep meeting. 30. Hyde Park 27-lilgin 3. 187 Geo Brandenburg Elected Senior president. 1 'X I X -. OV I8 Ahsont a of flfz 1 5" 4 Ni I . - 1 Cf -L .igijg 3 1 W Q ff ' 1:2521 P N Q1 ' I 0 6 -'Elf' CJ ' L 4, 9 f? tt . lt - if I N i iss OCTOBER George Brandenburg elected Sen- ior president. Class meeting. Radio concert, Gr'r'r!"'X W. Aurora 13-Elgin 0. Hi-Y holds first meeting. Columbus Day observed. Pep meeting. Freeport 0-Elgin 6. Roy Paulson chosen to pilot Ma- roon Staff. Pep meeting at Maroon Field. Academy vs. E. H. S. Dekalb 29-Elgin 7. Dr. Hall talked to boys and girls in separate auditoriums. Class meeting. Choral Club picnic. Tryouts for Senior play. Rockford 14-Elgin O. Ponies 7-7. NOVEMBER Pep meeting. Rev. Martin spoke. NO SCHOOL. Joliet 7--Elgin 6. Pep meeting. Big parade. E. Aurora 6-Elgin 0. Ansonia leaves for Elgin. Ansonia arrives. Pep meeting. Ansonia 6-Elgin 10. Hop. Celebration. First student program. Juniors select Maroon and White as class colors. Program. Pep meeting, Wheaton 7-Elgin 0. Too much turkey. C dUCGtlOlN k SCYVQJ Q J It gif-32'x..,, s..,-A 2 unmov wcalers rrgve at b ' E WJ... MCM X Qfn-X LJ jf X fl N X1 AN. J ' S Pt' -fl luiok dw 189 DECEMBER Louise MCM, had a date with a Notre Dame man. Education week observed. Football men entertained by Mrs. Leath. 1920 Maroon wins honors, Cv. A. C. Kid party. Work. Senior class play. Christmas eantata. Vacation. Merry Christmas. Friday-fish. Sunday-church? .D H. Santa leaves many toys for ' S. kiddies. JANUARY junior sweaters arrive. lMake a New Year's resolution to keep them clean, Juniors.J Oak Park 14-Maroons 16. Elsie NVestby Wins reading contest. Verona Nolting wins lfrosli read- mg contest. " Neighbors " given by English lll Class. lilgin 26-W. Aurora 12. FINALS. Ditto. ignior movie. Freeport 27-Elgin Senior Girls' Council organized. Auditorium. Directly to classes. Latl. Club Sleigllqide X X I i ,. S Z X R '71 R23 lfiurc 6 O QjYTl0Oh f f X if-Z 26' x4 ff X? x .32 f fm mc VH., Begg., 2 S -Ti L 1 ' a n - 5!.i"ig 190 FEBRUARY Elgin 23-VVendell Phillips l8. Elgin Z8-E. Aurora 12. Private Peat gives interesting talk. Frosh girls given party by Seniors. Elgin 25-La Grange ll. Elgin 40-Dundee 31. Auditorium. G. A. C. Valentine party. Elgin Z8-Rockford 34. French club initiates new meni- bers. Oh you raw oyster! Miss VVelty reads in assembly. Elgin 47-DeKalb 26. Latin club sleighride on "terra Erma." Elgin 22-Jon.-i 14. Rockford " Big 7" champs. " Ding " had his dog in auditorium. MARCH District tournament begins. Elgin versus Wooclstock. Movie in aud. School begins at 8: 15. Elgin 46 -Dundee 12. Elgin wins the tournament. Celebrate victory. Sherlock Holmes visits E. H. S. tMaroon Staff play.l Elgin loses to Joliet in semi's of sectional tourney. Movie. Educational. Dr. Tilden of Lombard college spoke in auditorium. G. A. C. program. Spring vacation. Coach Church is married, Hi-Y -Iamboree. Maroon men given party by Miss Shumway. APRIL April Fool. Bank talk-Mr. Carlson. -lunior program. Comedy Concert. Bank talk-judge Shepherd. Heavy snowfall. Physics classes visit telephone of- tice. lloys' auditorium. G. A. C. program. Juniors to give " Daddy Long Legs." Bank talk-Harold Newman '2l. junior program. M1-V v Sandwich sale hy French Cluh. Ohhoy! MAY Track meet at Rockford. Rock- ford IOU-lilgin 33. Bank talk-Mr. Pearsall. Freshman program. Track meet at Aurora. Aurora won with 41 points. Elgin second with 37 points. Bank talk-Attorney MCQ ueen. English classes ot Welty gave a short play. Class meeting in morning and also after school. French Club program. Track meet at Champaign. Ditto. Class Day. JUNE Finals! Rest and study. More finals. Graduation. F SHERLOCK HGLNES A CROGK THROUGH HIS EXTREME CLEVERHESJ JUCCEEDJ RN STEALINC1 A GREATLY CHERISHED POSJESJIOH OFABANKER,A19E.f7 MAROON. THE PDLICE ARE HOTIFIED PJUTTHEY IVVXKE HO HEADWKY A SHERLOQK KHOLMEJ' IS FINALLY CALLED AND HE NVITH WHXTJGN CLEAK5 THE CRIME! f N The GY!fQfl5C5t Pham-Play Ever mmzd STAK.K.lHQfi T'A'LAK.SOH - EVELYN DOETTCHER. f' 'T ASSIJTELD BY A !fF EC GONER CAPABLE CAST ft T1-IEAAH E AX x f"'N if - --,. . OF . 'K E TF1 e. . f Q D f T ,xv Q 5-213' ' - 9- . .," , X 1 Q. Tlx DEHOLDW ' , 532 ,- Q X , in ., -,2y,gf ',,'N 0 CE X X T , r y 7, me ' N' BAHKEKQ X Q -fig 1 f LAR I 4? ' 1- . fi?" lga ,,-1 A p m! X, , - I 3- E- ' Irvs Q, T, T-ATLARSON . ' A uzvq , x SHERLOCK HOLMES , 4 f fl .'f'jEff'IQA- 4 7 iyiflio: ff 'L T E4 i w'Hf QSQNLI-E173 A A? , HTA V 54-IUBER TI-IE JUDGE M53 W AJMATJON Q 'H,. I jx fXAFxVELLOU5l!! Mm T "ff SQENETQTK 5, SETS 5TUPE:I'IDOU5!!!! T T -if QQLORESH B 4 PHOTOGRAPHY EM -- THE T ' " DY TRULY sacnanmm g 'Q - PAUL CHURCH A BEMARIUXBLE' PICTURE' ' A' Vf-3 DFKAWH BY 9ju1w..r Adlero 192 N 1 9 2 3 IE-ID-QE Q-H-IK-ED-ED-Ili' 1 9 2 3 Shrrlnrk iinlmrn F all the plays ever given in high school this one surely took the silk lined pancakes. It was marvelous. Every one sat spell bound through the per- formance. The characters were very carefully chosen, and ably acted, the participants being among the noble faculty. From the rise of the curtain to its final drop the whole thing was entrancing. E. C. Waggoner as the banker certainly showed marvelous strength in leaving money around. We suggest that he take up the profession, and then we are sure more women would start saving. Paul Hance, the burglar, did some fine acting. I suppose he got his practice from coming in late at night. Evelyn Boettcher, the secretary, pounded the typewriter on the stage, with the same zeal as when she is making out Hunk cards to send home to papa. Mr. Miller ably performed his part as the worthy and noble judge, who sentenced the hound who stole the maroon. As Shakespeare would say " He seen his duty and he done it nobly." ' But the climax came when handsome T. A. Larsen bounded on to the stage as Sherlock Holmes ably assisted by W. H. P. Huber, his friend and colleague Watson. Words fail me! The acting was fine and every member of the cast did fine. I thank you. Qlaat Banker ..... ............ .... Burglar ........ Sherlock Holmes.. VVatson ........ Secretary .... Judge ...... Bailiff ...... Reporters. . Lawyers. . . Police ..... 193 .Weldon Kretschmer ..Raymond Peterson . ...... .Julius Miller .Leonard Seidenglaz ...........Carroll King . . . . .Norris Kent ......James Dalbey ....DeLester Sackett Ione Kern Dorothy Day Julia Johnson Weldon I Kretschmer DeLester Sackett .....James Dalbey Norris Kent Lawrence Jensen 1923 Elf-ID-QE W-H-IR-Sl?-HD-ID 1 9 2 3 Bhgmrz nf the Elimra The heyday of the Sheiks is here, Yea, it is now at hand, When they, with verdant hirsute growth, Frisco madly o'er the land. With jazzbo ties and Toreador trunks And silken scarfs around them tied, And cigarettes smoked through lengthy stems, They dash across the country-side. The also sport the darby hat, , fl' hat cunning felt creation Which serves to cover up their hair 4 1As, they trip among the nation. The dancehall is their stamping ground Here they perform to syncopated blues And. tread the slippery hard-wood finish In n classy triplefplated shoes. And then, of course, there are the Shebas, In slinker gowns they sail the public streets, They used to chop them off around the kneeses, But now you're doing 'good to see their feets. They carry their utensils 'round in boxes, Their compact, and their lipstick, and their rouge, Their interest, from the way they use their mirrors, Intheir redecorated features must be huge. They also wear those hairy woolen stockings In every shade from lightest pink to green, And opcfords, like Joe's coat, of many colors Are perceived upon their feet when they are seen. O yes, they sure are great, these sons and daughters Who, the immortals, tryftdimitate, And anyone who says thatitqhey are foolish, Is crazy, and is a dumbebell and a skate. " JIMMY " RYAN '23 EE W Q6 Jolusgs - Q - 1 9 2 3 ar:-ip-QE Q-H-13-HD-HD-IB... l . 1 9 2.3 Why is the Maroon like a girl? Because every fellow should have one of his own and not try to borrow the other fellow's. X Professor to new pupil: How did you come here? E Pupil: I came by freight. I stutter so they were afraid I couldn't express myselfl The boy stood on his algebra And cried out loud and long, " I've worked three hours on it And after all it's wrong." A proposition in geometry: - To prove that a love letter is equivalent to a lazy dog. 1 A love letter is an ink-lined plane, an inclined plane is a' slope upg and a lazy dog is a slow pup. Therefore a love letter is equivalent tona lazy dog. Minister: My task in life is saving young men. Helen L.: Please save a nice one for me then. Law of physics-The deportment of the pupil varies inversely as the square of the distance from the teacher's desk. Banana peels make excellent slippers. " A musician out of work, are you?" said the housekeeper. "Well you'll find a few chords in the woodshed. Suppose you favor me with an obligate." ' k' Pardoh the pronunciation, madamf' replied the Peripatetic Padroosky, " but Chopin is not popular with me." After all this world is a very dangerous place to live-nobody ever gets out of it alive. Lady entering store: I'd like some powder. Store keeper: Face, gun, bug or tooth? Side Lights on History. " Isabella sold her watch and chain and other millinery so Columbus could dis- cover America. Heard in the hall. D. L.: Why is a Freshman like a pair of pants, Betty? B. N.: Give it up. D. L.: Oh, well, he has to be repressed occasionally, you know. ' The Annual is a queer invention The school gets all the fame The printer gets the money And the staff gets all the blame. 196 u . I ,.,.... -, .. - ,. .... ......u..an.. .-.if .g.. ,-g... . - .-.- u.h....aiI 1 9 2 3 QC-lb-QE Q-5-13-ED-HD-ID 1 9 2 3 Teacher: "Julius, what figure of speech is, "I love my teacher "? Julius M: " Sarcasm." A Fresh: Your neck reminds me of a typewriter. Soph: How so? Fresh: Underwood. Johnson: My boss, he bane in prison. Olson: Who bane told you so? Johnson: He said he bane four years in Yale. A Lesson To Freshmen. Little boy- Cigarettes- Little Grave- Violets. Census enumerator to elderly female. C. E.-What is your age? E. F.-I've seen eighteen summers. C. E.-Say kid, how long did you spend at the north pole? The height of social standing. To know instinctively that a person's cards are engraved without running your finger over them. Mother: Willie, I want you to stop using such profane language. Boy: Why, mother, I was just quoting Shakespeare. Mother: Well then, don't you play with him any more. He isn't a fit associate for small children. A Drama In Three Acts. I. Maid One. II. Maid Won III. Made One. Ding: Did you know Ed. M. had a funny growth behind his nose? Abe H: Oh isn't that too bad. What is the cause of it? Ding: I'm sure I don't know. But he calls it his face. Photographer: Lady, why do you persist in holding your skirts down with your hands? It won't look well in the picture. ' Irate Lady: Well, you fresh thing. I know very well that you can see me upside. down in that plate. ' She: Did you meet any highway robbers when you were out West? He: Sure, I took a couple of chorus girls out to dinner one night. 197 g 1 9 2 3 far-ip-as Q-H-IR-BD-HD-JB 1 9 2 3 Our New Book List, just Out. Published by Exy and Violet Ray. " The Woolen Sweater" by Fitzhu-gh Tighte. " The Sheik's Tenth Wife" by Rita Lotta Mush. " The Stone Wall " by Lena Gainst. " The Mystery of The Million Dollar Can Opener" by Lotta Munn. " The Waxed Floor " by Slipton Fell. " The Rough Road " by Iona Ford. " The Squirrel's Parting " by Ima Nut. " The Dentist " by I. Killem. Money in Banking A bank in New Jersey ran the advertisement in a local paper: Wanted-A clerk, must be experienced in foreign exchange, salary, S10 a week. And this is one of the replies received: Dear Bank:-I would respectfully apply for the position you offer. I am an expert in foreign exchange in all branches. In addition I converse fluently in Gum, Arabic, Gorgonzola, Zola and billingsgate. I write shorthand, longhand, left hand and right hand. I can supply my own typewriter if necessary and I may mention that I typewrite half an hour in ten minutes, the record. I would be willing also to let you have the service, gratis, of my large family of boys, and if agreeable to yOU, my wife would be pleased to clean your otiice regularly without extra charge. The cost of postage for your answer to this application can be deducted from my salary. Please note, that if you have a back yard, I would make bricks in my spare time." The neighbor's cat sits on our fence And rnews until we hate 'er. Some day she'll sit and mew too late, And then we'll rnutilate 'er. The potato's eyes were full of tears, And the cabbage hung its head: For there was grief in the cellar that night, For the vinegar's mother was dead. Mrs. Drysdale-" Have you done any of your outside reading yet?" Harry Lowry-" No, it's been too cold." " Why do girls wear hair nets?" " To keep the rats from drowning in the marcel waves." He-" Do you refuse my ring?" ' Editor's Daughter-" Yes, its wide circulation is against it." Teacher-"If a number of cattle is called a herd, and a number of sheep is called a Hock, what is a number of camels?" Student-" A package." i 198 1 9 2 3 at-ip-45 ,Swim-HD-HD-in 1 9 23 " Waiter, there's a Hy in my ice-cream." Waiter-" Serves him rightg let him freeze." Kind lady-" Poor man! Have you no friends?" Poor man-" Noneg I am principal of a school." Silently, one by one, In the class-book of the teacher Blossom the lonely zeros,- The forget-me-nots of the Seniors. Common Words , I In conversation "' What?" is heard oftenest, except " our car" in the first year of its ownership. Consistent to the Last The great banker lay on his deathbed. Many friends gathered about his bed. The attending physician whispered, " I fear he is nearing the Great Divide." " Tell them not to divide till I get there," whispered the dying man. Good Work A man who was wanted by the police had been photographed in six different posi- tions, and the pictures were circulated among the police. The chief in a small town wrote headquarters a few days later saying, "I duly received the pictures of the six miscreants whose capture is desired. I have arrested five of them, the sixth is under observation and will be taken soon." After First Gentleman-" Did you get home last night before the storm?" Second Gentleman-" That was when it started." My pony 'tis of thee, Emblem of liberty, To thee I sing. A Book of my High School days, Worthy of fairest praise, Mentioned in poet's lays, Of thee I sing. 199 1 9 2 3 CK-ID-QE M-5-IR-ED-HD-JD I 9 2 3 Sympathy , A " Two weeks ago I refused to marry Freddie, and he has been drinking heavily ever since!" "Yes," responded her dear friend, "that's a foolish habit of ,Freddie's, he never knows when to stop a celebration." H. L.-" He sure was a far sighted man." S. M.-" How so?" H. L.-" He had a fire extinguisher put in his coffin." Wise Crack If all the ladies were in Hongkong The men would go to Pekin. Hen-Pecked A certain man had been hen-peeked all his life. Finally his wife talked him to death and he went to Heaven, and St. Peter felt so sorry for him that he gave him a little cloud all his .own where nobody would disturb him. He had just sat down and was enjoying the peace andiqquiet when he heard his name being loudly paged by an angel. He called to the angel, " Here I am. What do you want?" The angel said, " Your wife wants you on the ouija board." A pious old gentleman discovered a tough little boy on the street corner, swearing vigorously. Said the old gentleman, " Tut, tut, my dear little man, don't you know it's very wicked to swear like that? God will punish you." The kid said, " Aw, he can't hear me. He's not around here anywhere." " My child, God is everywhere." " Is he over at our house?" " Yes, certainly. God is everywhere." " Is he in our cellar?" " Yes, my little man." " Is he in our attic?" " Oh, yes, indeed." " You're crazy, we ain't got no attic." A high school teacher is reported as having lost her beau because after he failed to show up one night she made him bring a written excuse from his mother. 200 1 9 2 3 if-lb-45 E-5-IR-BD-ED-.Ili 1923 Senior, Senior, I've been thinking, What a nice thing it would be, If when you'd finished with your note books, You'd bequeath them all to me. Latin All the people dead who wrote it, All the people dead who spoke it, All the people die who learn it, Blessed death, they sure do earn it. " Waiter! l ! !" " Yes sir, what is it, sir?" " What does this piece of auto tire in my meat show?" - "-er-er, that-that the auto is replacing the horse everywhere, sir!" If Physics were apples, And English was meat, And Geometry was triangles of good things to eat, And if Virgil and Caesar were easy as Pie, Oh! wouldn't this be some life for you and I? As As a rule man's a fool. When it's hot, He wants it cool, When it's cool, He wants it hot, Always wanting, What is not. Therefore I maintain, As a rule, M'an's a fool. Lives of great men all remind us, We can make our life sublime. And by asking foolish questions, Take up all the Civics time. 201 g 1 9 2 s 41:-ip-as ep-atm-21:-fu:-sm 1 9 2 3 you " Let me give you a word of advice, never kiss a girl on the forehead." " Why's that?" " Why, you're as liable as not to get a bang on the mouth." Some New Information About Literature. The The The The The The The The The The most cheerful author-Samuel Smiles. most noisy author-Howells. tallest author-Longfellow. most flowery author-Hawthorne. holiest author-Pope. most amusing author-Thomas Tickell. happiest author-Gay. most fiery author-Burns. most talkative author-Chatterton. most distressed author-Akinside. I Love Her. She paints, She smokes, She powders, She reads " La Vie Parisienne," She drinks Pa's liquor, She stays out late, She cusses too, She eats lobsters at midnight, She does lots of things she ought not to, But-she's my grandma, and I love her. Household Hints. - We feel the baby garlic, so we can find him in the dark. Have your cat tuned, so the neighbors can enjoy the music. Old Gentleman: What are you doing here shooting craps, my boy? Don't you know ought to be at school? Stewie Gilles: There now! I knew I'd forgotten something. 202 1 9 2 3 CII-ID-G W-H-13-SD-513-il? 1 9 2 3 When Joe Klien was four years old his mother endeavored to teach him the al phabet. " And what comes after 'G,' Joe?" -asked mamma. " Whiz " promptly replied Joe. Did you know we had a great musician in our midst? Yes sir George Brandenberg began playing on the floor when he was only ten months old. Mac yearns Jesse turns Eyes meet Love sweet Jessie stops Mac pops Both wed Nuff sed Mac mad Jessie sad Both fight Sad sight Whole week Won-'t speak Recourse Divorce Eunice cooked an angel cake For her darling "Jonesy's " sake " Jonesy " ate it, every crumb- Then he heard the angel's drum Calling softly "Jonesy come." Infatuated H. C.: Life was like a desert to me until I met you Gladys R. CHardhearted as usualj Is that why you dance like a camel? Swat the fly-The pest of summer. Swat the faculty-The pest of the winter. CNut to attendantj-Please bring me a piece of toast. CAttendantj-What do you want a piece of toast for? CNutj-I'm a poached egg, and I want to sit down. Eunice Abbott: My father's a doctor. I can be sick for nothing Paul Vonckx: That's nothing. My fatl'1er's a minister, and I can be good for nothing. 1 9 2 3 CE-fb-QE Q-3-IR-SD-HD-ITB 1 9 2 3, They are going to change the name of the High School Park to the High School Orchard because there are so many pairs under the trees. Teacher: Now children, name some animals that chew their cud, beginning with Helen Gunderson. 1 Irate Papa: What do you mean by coming home at 4 a. m.? Dot F.: For heaven's sake, pop, I have to patronize the old roost some time, don't I? After having shot his bitterest enemy full of holes with his trusty forty-five the toughest citizen of Mud-in-your-eye immediately gave himself up to the authorities. " What made you shoot this man?" asked the sheriff? " Self-control," was the reply. " If it hadn't been for that I'd have broke his neck and chewed both his ears off." Fast work. Thelma: Have you ever been pinched for going too fast? Ding: No, but I've been slapped. Pete Peterson when young was urged by his mother to sew a button on his waist because she did not have time. Pete demurred, saying it was feminine. " George Washington sewed," said his mother, taking it for granted that at some time or other a soldier must: " and do you consider yourself better than George Wash- ington?" " I don't know," replied Pete, " Time will tell." A rich man was walking down the street. A poor man stopped him and said, " Mister, please give me a dime. I haven't tasted food for a week." Rich man replied, " Don't worry, it still has the same old taste." Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, As he banged his toe against the bed, ??????!l!!!!!!!ixxxxxxxxxxxggggggggg?????? 204 1 9 2 3 QI-119-QE W-H-IK-ED-ED-liz? '-1 9 2 3 Preston Brown-" Can a boy be punished for something he hasn't done?" Miss Rickert-" Of course not." Preston Brown-" Well, I haven't done my geometry." Forgive us Evermore " Do you know ' Poe's Raven'?" " No, what's the matter with him?" Some Mussing Facts When a fellow is allowed to muss a girl's hair he considers it a net gain. She con- siders it a net loss. 1 An Inspired Lay Cousin Nell-" Suppose your chick should lay an egg, would you give it to me, Johnny?" ' Country johnny--" No, I'd sell it to a museumg that chick is a rooster." Had to Figure Closely Returning from the dentist's, where he had gone to have a tooth pulled little Henry reported as follows: " The doctor told me 'fore he began that if I yelled, it would cost me seventy- iive cents, and if I was a good boy, it would be only fifty cents." " Did you yell," asked his mother. " How could I? You only gave me a half a dollar." What Did Jane Think Jack-" Say jill, you didn't know that I was an electrician? I missed my calling." Jill-" How's that?" Jack-" Why, last night, over at Jane's the electric light fuse burnt out. Guess who fixed it, me-I-myself." ' jill-" Huh! You're an idiot." Ultra Means Very, You Know She-" Don't you think that Myrtle looks ugly in that ultra-low-cut dress?" He-" Not so far as I can see." Blessed are the poor in health, for they shall be excused from recitations. 205 1 eiz s ar:-ip-of .ep-Q-no-no-m 1 9 2 3 She Flings it Around "What a beautiful head of hair she has-it must fall to her waist!" " More than likely it drops to the floor." Dad Getting Side-tracked "Johnny, I'm afraid I'll not see you in Heaven," said father to his errant son. Why, what have you been doing now, Pop ?" That's Another Good Idea Mrs. Youngwedd-" And how long must you be away, dear?" Youngwedd--" About two weeks." Mrs. Youngwedd-" Well, I think I will learn to cook while you are absent." Youngwedd-"That's a good idea. And I'll take the dog over and leave him with one of the neighbors." Echo Answers She-" 'Fess up, now, that you men like talkative women as well as you like others." He-" What others?" UP A lady's arch, long years ago, Would make her blush red should it show, And later ankles came to light. To 'mankind things were going right. And later as time Flew apast, Her dainty knees were viewed at last. Now the small boy snicks and snickers Lo and behold! We see her knickers. And now, dear friends, I'll close my tale, Should I proceed, I'd go to jail. There was a crowd and there was three- The girl, the parlor lamp and heg Two is company, and, no doubt, That's why the parlor lamp went out. First Student: I think Terence is the most modest man I ever knew. Second wise crack: How's that? First S.: Why his girl called him on the phone this morning, and he would'n't answer because he was in his pajamas. " Is your father home, little boy?" " No, he ain't been home since maw caught Santy kissing the cook." " Are the bleachers we hear men talking about, peroxide blondes?" We'd like to pull that one about the mouse trap but it's too snappy to tell. 206 'Y Q , pm 1 , - I 9 2 3 Ill'-lb-QE f Q-5-IK-911913-ll? 1 9 2 3 " Would 'you kiss a girlrunder -the mistletoe?" " No, under the nose." Mexican Humor. Little Pancho: Dad, is sister's beau so smooth because he's a greaser? Pink: That Brown boy's always drunk on Christmas. Dink: Sorta soaked by the Yuletide, eh? Bert: How much do you weigh? Betty: 120. Bert: With or without your complexion? An Inconvenience. The young freshie of the big fraternity house on the hill called a sorority girl, four years his elder, for a date. Neither knew the other well otherwise this incident might never have happened. Frat-boy: How about the dance this evening? Sor-girl: Certainly not! I can't go out with a baby! Frat-boy: Pardon mel I wasn't aware-l The boy stood on the burning deck He did not scream or shout. He waited till the ship went down And put the fire out. On Location. By Wire: Bathing beauties forgot suits. What shall I do? Director Return Wire: Darn shame. Am sending same by carrier pigeon. Producer. Boston: " Say, who dated my girl for tonight?" Brother: " Oscar." Boston: " I did, but she wouldn't tell me." There are a lot of jokes, but few of us are original. A Freshie's Dream If at the gates of Heaven St. Peter says to me " Young man, all those who enter here Must have geometry," I'll simply say, " St. Peter, Goodbye, it's H- for mine." " May I print a kiss upon your lips?" She nodded her sweet permission. Then they went to press But I rather guess They printed a whole edition. The world is coming to a terrible pass when things such as those happen. " He was stabbed in the fracas." " She sat down upon his return." " She fainted upon his departure." 207 1 9 2 3 QE-iD-QE Q-H-I3-HD-ED-JD I 9 2 3 " The Chinaman fell down and broke his leg just above the opium joint." The steamer " Mary Ellen " was burned to the water's edge this morning with every soul on board, except the chambermaid who saved herself by swimming ashore. She was loaded with pig iron and insured for S40,000. joe K: I wonder if that lecturer ment anything personal by that? Marvie A: By what? Joe K: He advertised a lecture on " Fools," and when I bought a ticket it was marked "Admit One." " You've got nothing on me," coyly remarked the artist's model. The Wail of a Bobbed Haired Woman A curling iron A cunning curlg A powder box, A pretty girl. A little rain, Away it goesg A homely girl With freckled nose. " I'm quite put out," said the lamp. "It's all over with me," observed the lid. " I'm very much cut up," commented the hash. " Heigho, I'm tired," sighed the bicycle. " As for me, I'm simply done up," returned the parcel. "I wish," said the penknifef' you'd follow my example." "What's that?" they chorused. ' " Shut up," said he. A A Winner Father treading a letter from his son at college to motherj-" Willie says he got a beautiful lamp from boxing." Mother-"I just knew he'd win something in his athletics." In the Stone Age , " Quick! Quick! Your mother-in-'law is being attacked by a dynosaurus!" " What do I care what happens to the dynosaurusf' , Systein If you would win a girlie's hand, Don't follow her each day! ' You'll find it is a better plan, To go the other way. Don't ever burn the midnight oil, ' For that won't bring success- Just practice rushing other Janes, And yours will soon say, Yes." Those Dainty Dresses "Pardon me. Did you drop your handkerchief during the toddle?" " Wh! I'm so embarrassed! That's my dress." The Broadcaster . When you tell a man something, it goes in one ear and out the otherg when you tell a woman something, it goes in both ears and comes out her mouth. ' His Choice English Professor: "jones, why are you not prepared?" jones: " I am prepared: you said, ' Read " Twelfth Night " or " What You Will," ' so I read 'The Beautiful and Damnedf " 208 I 9 2 3 If-ID-QE TW-El-IB-HD-HD-il? 1 9 2 3 Skin Games " Isn't there some fable about the ass disguising himself with a lion skin?" " Yes, but now the colleges do the trick with a sheepskin." A Swell Shindigger, You Know She-" What does Jack mean when he says, I slide a slippery heel?" He-" That's just his slang: he means that you shake a wicked hoof." Asking Too Much Mr. Pester-" That infernal little mut of yours never comes when I call him." His Wife-" Certainly not! He has a very distinguished pedigree and you can't ex- pect a dog with his breeding to submit to being ordered around by you." Lives of football men remind us, We can write our names in blood. And, departing, leave behind us, Half our faces in the mud. Little Willie's father had taken him to Sunday-school for the lirst time, and on the way home, in order to see whether the youngster had learned anything, he asked, " Who was it that killed Goliath?" " I dunno," said little Willie, " I was sitting in the back seat and could not see." " I am worried about my complexion, doctor, look at my face." if Oh, my dear young lady, you will have to diet." " Oh, I never thought of that! What color do you think would suit me best?" Thus Saith a Senior Tho' years may come and years may go, I will never forget: T. A. Larsen: Because of his ambition to Hunk Seniors. Mr. Miller: Because of the good grades he gives on reviews of baseball games. Miss Ellis: Because of her ability to interpret famous actors. Miss Rickert: Because of her famous speech-" D0n't you ever think of anyone be- sides yourself?" Miss Linklield: Because of her voluntary eighth period classes. Mr. Huber: Because of his ability to keep a Senior off the honor roll. Miss Reed: Because of her Hidiosyncrasiesf' Julius Miller: His ability as a famous actor. Mr. Pierce: Because he likes the ladies. Miss Clark: Porkue,-" Buenos dias a la clase, como esta' Ud est Manana?" Philip Dakin: As little Eva. Mr. Goble, Because of-" and this is that." 209 1 9 2 3 G-ID-QE W-H-IK-ED-ED-Ili I 9 2 3 Sheiks Talked Like Shebas " Oh, Adie dear, I have the nicest compliment for you!" exclaims Ray Peterson, playfully kissing Adie Miller. ' " Oh, honey, please go ahead and tell me," begs Adie re-tying Pete's tie and pulling his hat over his eyes a little more. " Well, Weldon Kretschmer thinks you're awfully cute looking." " Oh, I'm sure he didn't mean it" murmurs Adie modestly. "I just love Weldon my- self. I think he's darling. He looked so cute in English class this morning." "I wonder what Leon Meredith is crying about?" says Swede Swanson, gazing cur- iously at Ding, who has just joined the throng, drying his eyes on a green crepe-de- chene handkerchief. Some of the observers occupy themselves with combing back stray locks of hair, others powdering their noses, but George Brandenburg, Lawrence Jensen and John Weller fling their arms around the weeping Ding and say, " What's the matter honey?" " Oh, nothing at all," says Ding, sobbing on George's shoulder. " But Mrs. Drysdale-Mrs. Drysdale-Mrs. Drysdale-" His emotions overcome him and Lawrence soothes him. " Oh, Lawrence," wails Ding, "Mrs, Drysdale only gave me 70 and I know I deserved more." " Dearest, don't cry. What is the matter? Were you caught obtaining aid from some one else?" "If that is all, dear, I wouldn't worry so much about it if. I were you. Why, I didn't get 90 in everything this month, either," says James Dalbey. A Unwilling to be comforted, Ding mournfully departs and Joe Klien says, " He cer- tainly didn't deserve more than 70 anyway." " Well, for my part, I can't understand what his girl sees in him," remarks Marvie Affeldg and then they all add broad-mindedly: " But he's an awfully sweet boy." " Don't you like his hair parted on the side?" remarks Bill Shales. " Oh, no, I like it parted in the middle," remarks Nelson Takahashi. " Oh, you're all wrong," exclaims Luther Giertz, " he looks darling no matter how he wears it." " Oh! George Gray had the prettiest slippers on today. They're the newest things, I just love them," chimes in Paul Jones, carefully arranging Paul Vonckx's spit curl. Warning to Sheiks Moral: Don't keep your eyes on the Shebas so much or y0u'll get the habit. Things that make life miserable for the staff. " Say, when are the Maroons coming out?". " Was my class picture good? Which one do you like the best?" " You ought to put this in the Maroon." " Is the Maroon going to be as good as last year?" " Is there very much work in putting out the book?" "To whom are you going to dedicate it?" " If you run that picture of me and my girl I'll break every bone in your head." Kind old lady to Duke Gray after West Aurora game: " You poor boy, did you get that awful black eye playing football?" 210 , .fu.'.,...2n -. -. .,.. -A. .4 uni 1 9 2 3 Ill'-ID-QE M45-B-ED-HD-Il? I 9' 2 3 . Duke: " No, mam. I was cleaning out the cage of our canary and the darn bird kicked me." An Irishman named Kennedy has just died at the age of 125 years. It is only fair to state, however, that he lived in Canada all his life. If you can't afford to travel, you can get Pullman luxury at home anyway. Just crawl up on a closet shelf and stick a cinder in your eye. Absence makes the marks grow rounder. Another Think Coming " George, you weren't listening to what I said." 'A Er-what makes you think that, my love?" 1 "I asked you if you could let me have 37.00 and you smiled and said, 'Yes, dearest."' What is Anatomy? A little negro girl, down in Florida, in answer to this question, wrote the following: "Anatomy is a human body. It is divided into three parts, the haid, the cheist, and the stummick. The haid holds the skull and the brains if they is any, the cheist holds the liver and the lites, and the stummick holdes the entrails, and the vowels which are a, e, i, o and sometimes w and y." How to Live So live that when you come to die, your death notice will not appear in the news- paper among the list of town improvements. Ten Days " Your honor, I was not intoxicated." " But this officer says you were trying to climb a lamp post." "I was, your honor. A couple of cerise crocodiles had been following me around all day, and I don't mind telling you that they were getting on my nerves." Barely Time " Why do you seem so fussed, Jane?" her friend asked. " Oh, I always feel self-conscious in an evening gown," said Jane. " Sort of all dressed up and no place to go?" " No-nothing on for the evening." Try This on Your Landlord Landlord-" You didn't pay the rent for last month." Tenant-" No? Well, I suppose you'll hold me to your agreement?" " Agreement! What agreement?" " Why, when I rented, you said I must pay in advance or not at all." 211 1 9 2 3 ar:-ip-as W-El-IK-HD-SD-Ili 1 9 2 3 A Student's Lamentation Mr. Huber is my teacherg I shall not pass. He maketh me write tests on the spur of the moment, And answereth: " Failed." I cannot understand electricity, Magnets and Batteries haunt me. I am crushed by air pressure, Surely I shall think of resistances and cdrrent all the days of my school life. -M. Landis. A pretty young lady stepped into a music shop in. the city the other day. She tripped up to the counter where a new clerk was assortmg music, and in her sweetest voice asked: " Have you ' Kissed Me in the Moonlight?" The clerk turned, looked and said: " It must have been the man at the other counter, I've been here only a week." Our eyes grow dim, our cheeks turn pale, As of our " dear " exams we think, Then all our common senses fail, And all our brains go on the blink. If a'body sees a body, Flunking in a quiz, If a body help a body, Is it the teacher's biz 'P She tried to spurn, He wouldn't listen: Now he is hern, And she is hisn. Pupil: "I left the book laying on your desk." Teacher: " Lying, lying." H Pupil: " No sir, that's the plain truth. Our Physics teacher makes many jokes, And we all laugh with glee: We've found from long experience It helps our marks, you see! Four short years of blulling Four short years of stalls, Make the had-been seniors, Think they are know-it-alls. 212 1 9 2 3 it-in-QB he-a-111-919-HD-in 1 9 2 3 " Beware-the microbe in the kiss," Cold hearted science cries. Alas when ignorance is bliss ' Tis folly to be wise. It's Not True But They Say- Philip Dakin recited in Latin once. Miss Rickert doesn't approve of basketball games. The Juniors have lots of pep. Paul Romeis always agrees with everybody. 'Nelson Takahashi always has the correct translation in Spanish. The Latin club, a dead bunch. Allene Drysdale just dreads making announcements. Miss Hubbell never has anything to say. Dick Phelan and Mr. Miller are good friends. P Dorothy Day is never tardy in Session Room. Freida Barnwell never looks at boys. Senior Soliloquy To work or not to work, that is the questiong Whether to work and win good grades and miss all the fung Or play the Bluff and drift along thru school. They both are hard but which is harder I cannot say. I am having lots of fun, go hand the lessons, But if I fail this year, Where'll I be next? Why in the Junior class of course! Oh I willstudy by all means Bring on the Latin, Trig, and Physics. Dumb l ! L. B.-" I wonder how the boys get clean after a game of football?" D. F.-" What do you suppose they keep a scrub team for?" Mrs. Drysdale-" How dare you swear before me!" Bright Student-" Pardon me, I didn't know that you wished to swear first." Miss Linkfield--" What is derived from the word ego?" Bright Student-" Egg." 213 1 9 2 3 GE-ID-QE W-H-13-HD-HD-Ili I 9 2 3 A Want Ad , A German farmer lost his horse and wanted to advertise for it. The editor asked him what he wished to say. " Yust put it vot I told you, " replied the man. " Oueinite the uder day apout a week ago lost month I heard a noise by the frunt middle of the pac yard which did not used to be. So I jumps the ped oud and runs mid ther door and ven I see I finds my pig grey iron mare he was tied loose and runnin' mit der stable off. Who prings him back shall pay five dollars reward." The Bugamist The june Bug married an Angle worm, An accident cut her in twog They charged the Bug with bigamy- And what could the poor thing do? Revenge A "I say, that is my umbrella." u I don't deny it. I bought it at a pawnshop." A Grave Mistake in Hello! I want to order a box for tomorrow." " What size?" " There will be six of us in the party." " But they come only in single sizes-we'l1 have to have it made special." " Is this the Lyceum?" u No, it is the undertaken" " I sure pulled off something big last night." She: " And what could that be ?" He: " My shoes." The Scotch of It In a little town not far from Inverness, Scotland, Young Angus MacTavis worked in the grocery store of Donald MacFeckle. Angus was completing his evening chores one evening when his master's voice sounded from the head of the stairway. "Angus, lad, have ye sanded the sugar?" " Aye," replied Angus. " Have ye watered the milk?" " Aye." " Vury well, then, Angus-come ye up tu evening p-r-rayers-ers." 214 1923 QI-iD-QE W-5132113911919 1923 A tale is told of a woman who brought a huge bag into the Pullman sleeper The porter objected to it standing in the aisle. u You can't bring that in here, woman." " And why not?" asked the woman. "I am coming from Russia and that is my purse." Thumps "'Twas midnight on the ocean, Not a horse-car was in sight, So I stepped into the cigar store To ask them for a light. The man behind the counter Was a woman old and gray, Who used to peddle doughnuts On the road to Mandalay. Q She said, " Good morning, stranger." And her eyes were dry with tears. She stuck her head beneath her feet, And stood that way for years. Her children all were orphans- Except one, a tiny tot Who had a home across the way, Above a vacant lot. As we gazed through the oaken door, A whale went drifting by- His six legs hanging in the air, And I kissed her goodbye. The quietness of the noise was still The evening star was dawning A dead horse galloped up and said, " We won't get home till morning." Women and children first, he cried, As he passed his plate for more He took his hat off the gate, And hung it on the floor. An axe came walking through the air. The clock struck twenty-sixg I turned my eye upon the sky, And saw a flock of bricks. 215 1 9 2 3 QC-ID-QE Q-H-I3-il?-HD-Iii 1 9 2 3 3111 Glnnrlnainn 2 .555 S ideas become realities, hints and suggestions become an actual part of the book. The editor and manager pause amongst the pages of their dummy to think of the events of the last few months. The " Maroon " has made them busy months with many new experiences." Every section of the dummy brings to our minds the many friends that have helped to make the class of '23's yearbook a treas- ure for its owners. This page recalls to us one friend, the next page another, and so it continues from cover to cover. These friends' work is unpraised-their efforts make only a small fractional im- pression on the reader. The Photographer, Mr. W. A. Dueringer, has been of great help to the staff. He took great care with the pictures and the splendid results of his labor can be seen. The Lithotype Company has taken a very personal interest in the " Maroon." Their workmanship is very gratifying and should add much to the book. No other printing plant can be found that is so well fitted to print the annual as the Brethren Publishing House. Their cooperation and suggestions have been of great value to the editor and business manager. The staff must be highly commended for their support and will- ingness to work. Each member has been very particular about the quality of his or her work. To Norris Kent, the associate-editor, much credit is due. Left with the burden of the work on his shoulder by the absence of the Editor-in-chief, he has done remarkably well in the assembling of the " Maroon." The faculty advisors have been a source of help and advice at all times. The Business Manager's road is not all a path of roses. He puts in many hours of time with nothing to show for it. It is my hope that I have been worthy of the trust and honor given me by my classmates and instructors. I am glad to have been of some service to my class and to Elgin High. RAYMOND L. PETERSON, Business Manager. 216 l1'lllllIIlUlli1lEJYlI mn QQ 0 9 f i n 5 .lessie Takahashi, D. C., Ph. C. Palmer School Graduate CHIROPRACTOR Chiropractic is a Science Science is largely theoretical. It starts with ignorance as a base and develops through imagination and knowledge. It is of two classes-true and conjectural. True science is the knowl- edge of facts, and has for its hand- maid philosophy, which is the knowl- edge of principle. With the use of true science and philosophy man as- cends to the zenith of his intellectual ability in his study of questions of life. Chiropractic is a true science, because it deals with facts. It is a philosophy, because it reckons with the knowledge of principles. 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I63 CHICAGO STREET Splendid Chlality and Distinguished Styles Elginfs Mos! Modem Shoe Store The Last Day of School? Education is like store-keeping. Conducting a store is like going to school. School days do not end when you are presented with a di- ploma. Your practical training is really only beginning. Among our employees, those who are always eager to im- prove their knowledge, who welcome rather than dislike sug- gestions and criticisms, are the most valuable. They are still " going to school " every day. Only as ouremployees attain greater efficiency, can our store service be improved. Only as each of us gains in knowl- edge and experience day by day, can our measure of service f be broadened. JOSEPH SPIESS COIVIPA Y ELGlN'S BEST DEPARTMENT STORE 220 For Good Things To Ea! and Drink The Gooclie Garden Good Things to Eat and Drink MOST DELICIOUS OUR OWN HOME- FOUNTAIN DISHES MADE CANDIES What is Your Destination? Happiness may survive povertyg but it does not thrive upon it. Gambling is a diversion: speculation an artg investing' a science. In this age of reckless spending, to live happily upon one's means is a real measure of a man. Work a little harder, plan a little halder and save a. little harder-is not that the whole secret of success? There is no easy road to financial independence. But there is a road which any man may travel if he but will to do so. Although planning for the age of sixty makes one shudder at twenty-five, the prospect of being dependent upon others at age sixty is certainly far more fearful. If a man, no matter what his joh, can spend a little less than he earns, there are ways of building that little into a competence-and a competence is wealth. The first man who shelled an car of corn, dug his trench for the seed, watched over the spot until the first sprouts appeared, watered and weeded carefully each day and then reaped his harvest. was an investor. The seeds were his investment, the crop that resulted, multiply- ing his original planting many hundreds of times, was his incomeg that portion of his crop which he replanted was the wealth that he reinvested. A pest on the doubters and the sycophants and the would-be cynics! There are fewer poor people and more rich people in this country today than there were ever before, ignoring war-times when everyone thought he was rich. You, no matter who you are, can be among the rich ones-if you want to. Happiness does not come from having all that you want. Happiness consists in having a little more than you need. A little more income, a little more money in the bank, a little more room in your home, a little more food and clothing, a little more opportunity for recrea- tion and relaxation. Scientific and conservative investment is the surest way to produce that " little more."-From " The Magazine of Wall Street." Make a Good Slari by Buying ibe Things You Need at . . BORDE U CO. WOMEN'S, MISSES' AND CHlLDREN'S CLOTHING THE SPURLING BUILDING DU PAGE STREET 221 . fe - i l ll I 1 I 5 ,A QQ!" ltglt lt it. ti A i i ' I 4 ' 371 Department Storeal A-',,,. There ls Room for Every- body in the United States In these great, expansive United States there is elhow room enough for everybody. There is no occasion for treading on each uther's toes. The J. C. Penney Company operates so as not to step anywhere outside of its own Held. It never hopes to do all the lyusi- ness: heing satisfied to serve its patrons better and better as time wears on. Buying great quantities of goods for the 371 Stores it operates, it is only natural that its choice of merchandise should be unrestricted, thus insuring reliable quality as well as lowest pos- B R E T H R E PUBLISHING HOUSE qo Publishers - Printers Book Binders -1- Books, Bibles, Church and Sunday School Supplies sihle prices. In minding our own business we are kept very busy. 4. ...a, CZ, ELGIN, ILLINOIS ELGINS BIG STORE Invites young folks to come in and get acquainted with the many services we are able to render to shoppers. And especially do we ask you to join with us in malcing shopping more pleasant and profitable. When wedding bells are about to ring, the Big Store can supply everything needed to outfit the bride, and to fur- nish completely any home, large or small, humble or pre- tentious. Come visit us. ACKEMANN BRGTHER .xs5' . on ms 40 m nf 191 ms QQ ' AM- x H' 'Y "' Wx ik 1 Wpf' L9 " KX ,,l,fA f ' L' QNX! S" ,X X P' - , QC mag? A U T O G R A P H S nf- W il l ' I ,A r 1 yfi'g,?' f f"'J Y Y Q, 17 t 223 I 224 Camp MAMQOOA AD. '35, ,fm QXJLWLM. km' cwwamg-0? Q " . " ,M .Ui djla-ZnQ, 'b7 Qian,-., Leg. QMJQXSQLQ ",f9wmaQ" C6w1LaMP.C9f AZN ,AQLCE MM Wmige " M A49


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