Elgin High School - Maroon Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

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I. X 7'2f 5 1 4 Z M -,.X lm x. ,fs THE MARCO O 1926 B. 0 ,S ' r I ' 4 ff X125 ' DEDICATION "l n ' As we, 'thc Seniors-of 1926, are finishing our four years of study and companionship, wi- may look back upon 2. friend- ' ship, whose enjoyment is delightful, and whose paticnc-e is untiriug. This friendship f is extended to all who moot livr, I I ' As an appreciation of hm' 5 hc-lp in making our school 1 2 i undertakings always successful, l this book is dedicated with 11 loyalty and aifection to lf x MARGYERITE 1 Qfj me sTocK1NG by xx x X 4, 'X H 1 I 1 E 1 I ,ifx MARGUERITE STOCKING Qs Lg! H ros1L..sCr-sow I l I i i f , Si. FOREWORD F The Maroon Staff, in behalf of the Senior Class, presents, in this, the sixteenth volume of the HAI.-KROONH. We hope that the book is a mirror to reHect the life of Elgin High, particularly of the Senior, as a bright spot uf sunshine in the years to come. And to you, teachers and students, who are reHected in the grinds, attribute any distortion you may find to il slight convexity of the mirror at this point, and try a grin to replace it. Finally, We earnestly thank every person, who has helped to make this book worthy of our Alma Mater i sfxx ' fi W ,I , THQ ? CONTENTS 1 SCHOOL 1 v 1 ATHLETICS L ACTIVITIES Q ORGANIZATIONS 1 1 L-X If I QENQX ' ,Z7535 Xxxiiffm lj, .f . ,QL xUK4AROON STAFINf B CUTTER , Erlilor-in.-I7l1ipf , M. STOKES . Asxt. Editor B CASTLE , . Asst, Eflilor Y, H.uv'ruonN1A: . .-lssi. Editor H BURTON . Club Eflilur L. LEONARD . Society Editor ' P. Rumcxx-:xx . Buys' Ath. E11. A Slsvmlmxr-11: . Girls' Alh. Erl. J. MUNTZ . . Bus. Mgr. R. ANSELMAN , l'I1,nm Mgr. P. DAMN . . Sub. Mgr. C. R,.-KUSCYHICNIXICRIIER .IHA-f Efl. . M. L.AGEHs'rlw1x1 Asst. Jnkff Ed, ' M. NELSON , . Typisl - N. NIOSIMAN . . Typist II. PALM . . . . Typixl L. BROWN . . Artixf Il. FOl'lLS1'IIflVV . . .irlisl R., NYAN W,xMnl-IKINJ . Arlfsf IC, PIC'-l'l'lliNUN . .vlrlixi ffN1,1.1-:A N xy'-, X Our School Sigm of Spring 1 Om' who clzzimf I0 know all about it, Telly me thif world if a male offin, 1 Hut I and tlzr href and the birdf, we doubt if, And think iff zz :world :c'0rrhliz'ing in. If"1'lfo.x' A Birdfv Eye Vifw Earth haf not mzytfzirxg In Mu:L'1norzfaz'r. Thr river gliderh at lrixoccvz ,fcawtwillq 1-lm! all ffm! mighty 1l1'!II'f If lyizzg Mill. ll'nrJ.ff:'orfl1 Behind the Bam IN MEMORIAM HELEN LOUISE ROMEIS Died January seventeenth, nineteen hundred and twenty-three. The death of Helen took from our class a girl of splendid character, ability, and ideals. Every one who knew her valued her friendship highly, and her passing away was an irrevocable loss to the whole school. PAUL VINCENT ABBOTT Died August twenty-fifth, nineteen hun- dred and twenty-four. Another shadow was cast upon the class with the death of our fellow student, Paul. His smile and personality gained him many true friends, who will always rnourn his un- expected death. APPRECIATION In Order to show our gratitude for their helpful suggestions, actions, and friendships shown during our high school careers, We the Xlaroon Staff of IQ26, devote this page as an appreciation to ERNEST C. XYAGGONER T. ARTHUR LARSEN Ii. L. BOETTCHER qv, 'W ar X - ,,f , yi' 1' v. sf 2 S 5' A" w ' ' ,W AA c- x, , ' Y -4 -Q, 5 gawk' A dministration W. L. GOBLE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION C. E. FAIRCHILD C. F. ACKEMANN B. C. BRONSON A. M. PRICE, President M. MANLEY, Secretary F. E. HALLOCK C. A. SOPER A S. METZEL MRS. JOHN VV. MCQUEEN T. SCHMITZ F. A. ZIEGLER O. E. SALISBURY Miss LAURA C. KIMBALL DR. S. L. GABBY T. A. LARSEN A. A. PRATT R. VV. FAIRCHILD 12 CLAUDIA V. AIx15I.I. CARYII M. BACON JULIET A. BARKER NIARJORIE BIERSACH EVELYN II. BoIQ'r'I'cIIIcR N'IAR'l'llA P. BOWSI-AIELD GERTRUDE Nl. CARR RUTH M. CLEARY MRS. NEI.I,IPZ DIWSIJALI-3 ICMMII2 U. ELLIS DORIS D. ENGLE XIIRIAM FISHER Thr High Sflzool 11-fffff .rrriwhv Jludfrzff and tmrlzrrx III a ffvond lmmf. Then' if alwayr a t'7'0?L'Ij in if, aflfr THB HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE cyl-'FICE 13 mriouf artiffff or nfwf itfnzf. Somefimrf they .ind 'fm, and fonzftinzrf ilzfy do1z7Z. , 'TI . Q., .2 A '1:ai'S'arfr11a -.sg 4 f W. .2 W i 5, Q 5 Vi, N .1 , K3 Hi H-11 I '-151 mu gl-4 -x ask-1 Qfff x"5 I. N, L , nat i 5545? ffl' 5, ., 1' 'W J, wifi Q11 ,L in xl lf, LW . ri ' ,, f s 1W7J':-f:T'1?':irr'f":: T1I11"'1i'i1XN'1' , - W-A - f 1' ., ., Y. 1 QA? .AL Yi., 4 N M 4,51 H 1 Q K L. HA....,.L....,.,,:...,ugm,uz:gggm::zz::,,::.z7t:::.:::f::,L51,F2qr5113.'.a:jnL':jfg.frg.1:m:3m1fr::pr::::mgg , ., ,.. . ,, ...,,. ., . ,MM ,, L., , H XM .. . L, ., U , - -7 .., ,,f,,n..xV,,, ., ,. .sv , .1..A.,4,,-V5.1-xL3'fn.,., .M ML ' '7L1.g. .5 W. '.'GI1,:'::...z:E i. fl ..,,.g:. ..::: "-Am: ' " N' tma..M....:i1x1.iLuS,t:::::...' E15 Q,x.?Z.1f'Z2'!.UL'1l'2Sf1 ay: gpggflggg fl ELSIE H. FLETCHER IWRS. FLORENCE FLETCHER ELEANOR GOBLE P. O. HANCE ELLEN HUBBARD W. H. P. HUBER MARIAN FIUMPHREYS LILLIAN HURVITZ NTRS. PEARL JOLLEY F. WV. KERSTEN ELLA KNUTZEN ALICE L, LACKEY Although the Jeienref are numbered among the hardeft fubjeftf, a great number of Jtudentf are irzlerexled in THF. SCIENCE ROOM SCIENCE ROOM 14 the many queer lhingf that happen in Chemiftry or Plzyyirf laboratory work. Af 5 : 'Qt' fi , . Pi x f Mlm ,,. ,, F CHE -L 475 '3-,Ji 5 if 55,5 Qi EJ? fix? Z 1 1 7 1 ? ad? 1 r H5131 ii" 13, I. I I E m mm- .W p . , M--W-W RWM --W www.- -. ,Q-rf .- I. ,. . f?:,D,Y,x5, 3:73 in ff-I, ,.,. ., . 1 ,V,..5k,i., . V o n , L ,Ns t XA LQDTEI, QJ 3,..5.:.. ,gIx:gE.s:.I,:..,r:EII.LI...gI.,..a,',..L,gr.1EzI'gJ Qgkyiv V MKSk5Ii1:1ugLm.5L:5:I.B,cx ll F LI Q74 7 Viv X I INK Q 1 .5 if 'QI 7 V, ff if is-. E141 Si 5. .V I 5 'TI + . II fr: lf? I 5' 2 t . xl xi I S I I I I .4 :if Ig' IQ M2 L :I 4 24 QI II I I L1 f I .I hifi .I :Hi I1 5 - II vo .I. I .18 .5 -I,. L I..Lg.:'1-fxxn'-I. .11 4 ,cf .. I1mIIumn.xr:nzImzmw lf?f- ,rztrm-.'n3?z..I..x:I'7'? G5 HAZEL F. LINKFIELD R. G. LINDER VICTOR LISKA C. A. LLOYD XIVILDA L. LOGAN S. C. MILLER IIILLIAN RXIONTGOMERY DOROTHY MURRAY AIARGARET E. IXIEVVMAN ILLMER PIERCE KIARION PIERCE INELLIE E. PURKISS Along with a commfrcial rourff a fludent rfcfiwf actual Qjfff training. When he gradualex he haf a THE COMMERCIAL ROOM COMMERCIAL 15 ,fplfndid flzancf to walle riglzl into a wfll-paying pofltio 11. Ie .I- I I :E- 21' ag' if AX ' . .V 5 42 1 5 f 5 2 3 -45 I I -.5 .qi .- f I I fm 'l .R 15 1 I Aga E52 lil :A 'ilu ' :X F! Tip. i EN - III? :z,, :I .1 :ii ' 5.12 1- za U 'D 3,52 I fi '-Ui :I . li 1.51 :Q .N 135033 ' 'E Vik -"T WY' 2.3 ,1 ,I .fi .ffl EVELYN G. REED MARY L. SMITH E. C. WAGGONEIK M. E. WILSON I I, 1: gg: 5gL'g34gIj7:qr,fjp f NELLIE E. RICKERT ETHEL N4AY ROE MARGUERITE STOCKING PHILLIP TAYLOR CARRIE K. WII.LIFORD C. E. ADAMS IWECHANICAL DRAWING 16 '.fgQ'.FLY, TT" .,17'Z'f'i':ITT'L l I f. ' 4- ' 1- J 34-' -1 VV. O. SATTERLEY LILAH X7IK S. A. COUTCHIE VERNON UTZINGER jlygf fiif I1 V. lf? 52,913 'f fm NLE - VII, BSE FMP! Ii 5 2,241 ..,w pf mi . 'ii if 'IT I Sw 554253 N52 Ixxffgx L, if- zi li ,YF Eg-fi .,, ' 1 M GU . Aw- w Wir' , .I -T. - 'L " i 4 J J , T , U I . - M. -,Nu W -Q -N-dv,--, gm, --mg,',ff'f I ,, ,I Seniors FRANCIS HOXVARD LLOYD VONCKX ELIZABETH SORN THE HISTORY OF THE CLASS O F 1 9 2 6 The career of the Class of '26 in the Elgin High School has come to a close after four years which were successful in the various phases of high school life. VVhen two hundred and thirty-six enthusiastic young Freshmen entered in IQ22 they looked forward to the time when they would bear the name of 'fdignified Senior". Now that time has passed, and all too swiftly, perhaps, for those who were busied in the activities of the school. - As Freshmen they showed their ability in claiming honors, by winning a silver cup, in the Banking contest. Gutside of this there were no other important events during their Freshman and Sophomore years, but whenever there were any ac- tivities such as basketball and football games, parades, and reading contests, they were alert in boosting the project. The Junior year made up for the other two, and started out with a Hwhizz- bang" by selecting the following officers: Hayward Biggers, president, ElRoy Gromer, vice-president, and Eleanor Lea, secretary. The first problem which confronted the class was the choice of the class colors, and when the Juniors ap- peared before Christmas in their navy blue sweaters with copper letters, remarks suggested that they had used good judgment in their selection. In every class there is one big question to be dissolved, "how will the money be raised?" Their solution during their Junior year was a series of sandwich sales, a movie, and the class play. The latter, 'fSeventeen", a comedy by Booth Tar- kington, proved to be a great success, and swelled the treasury. In the annual "Big 7" Reading Contest, Elgin was represented by two members of the Junior class, and in the Declamation contest by one member. In both contests honors were brought to the school by these pupils winning places. The Junior year was brought to a close with a picnic held at Pottawatamie Park. At last their ambition was fulfilled, that of being "dignified Seniorsv, and they entered with enthusiasm. New leaders who were to pilot the class through the last year were chosen, with Lloyd Vonckx, president, Francis Howard, vice- president, and Elizabeth Sorn, secretary. The entire class formed a Booster Club, which had Clifford Gustafson for president, Helen VVing for vice-president, and Myron Pritchard for secretary, as its officers. They have been very helpful in supporting the class, as well as the school projects. The Class of '26 is proud to have a good number of members on the basketball, football and track teams, and also to be well represented on the honor roll during the past four years, especially during their Senior year, when they headed the list for each month. Now as they leave the Elgin High School after four years of preparation for the future, it is hoped that as each one follows his path he will look back upon these years and receive an inspiration to attain higher ideals, and then realize their fulfillment. ISLIZABETH M. SORN, '26, 18 CARL HENRY ACKEMANN Cook Though I rn alwayf in haf e-I rn never i hurry. Mathematical Course Spanish Club 3 4 25 26' Comedy Concert 23' General Sales Com- mittee' Junior-Senior Prom Committee' Senior Council- lnter-class Basketball 23, League Basketball 23, Lightweight Basketball '24, '26, Heavyweight Basket- ball '25, '26. FRANKLIN A. AMES SIAIHCSSY " H if conrlurt oarief inversely ax the fquare of hir dir- tanee from the teacher'.v dark." General Course Junior Hi-Y '22, '23, Hi-Y Senior '25, '26, Track '25, '26, Inter-class Track '25, '26, Inter-class Basket- ball '26, Inter-class Tennis GILBERT ALBRECHT 1 He aloer nothing in parti- cular and doer it well. General Course UTH AWSELMAN ' She knowf her own mind.' General Course Spanish Club '23, '24, '25, '26, Latin Club '23, '24, Glee Club '23, '24, '25, Drama Club '26, Basket- ball '22, '23, Senior Class Play, hflaroon Staff, "A Mid-Summer Night's Dream." MANDUS AUSTIN IC 97 E : . I' l s, Qi., Q? 5 .L E .5 i t , . 1. 1,751 uma- . .-nmuml I X we unvnmgn- mnmmn -muwQB""""""" "" 'Warning-1591-1. - fx mm..-Q-...Twain-wut'-ww--nu mum. ,M fg 4, lk uu n u u c snns n n u n ul- -? Q .f.g:Sw-. 12 .-n V .-.T - , W-W NEW, .mn - .-.a f t- m um . mr - -uw - -H mg 5 :M- if AI 5 E 1 E S . cs 1: 1 ac sr G 1 x 3 ss 1 H 5 , as 5 I H 7L ll , 3 7 A , ! 2 5 2 7 I 7 a 1 ' 3 , I S 3 1 , v s l 22 i I , , 2 6 R . , Q '24, '25. HENRY H. ATKINSON "Hank" "Much of hir time if .vpent in xlumlierlandf' French Club, Light- weight Football '23, '24, League Basketball '26. EDA BACH "It if tranquil people who aeeomplifh murh." General Course Mirror Staff, Senior Girls Council, Debating Club '25, Debating Team '26, Latin Club, Inter-class Basketball '23, '24, League Basketball '23, '24, '25, Hockey '25. FRANCES ADELE BAXTER i6Fran7! "Why aren't they all con- tented like me." General Course Christmas Cantata '24, G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Basketball '23, Banjo Club '24, Home Economics Club '26, Public Speaking Class Play. "He never talk:-except all the time." General Course Track '24, '25, '26, Inter- class Track, Captain Fresh- man, Lightweight Football '25, Inter-mural Basketball '26, "Martha", French Club Vice-President '26, Hi-Y '24, FLOYD W. BARNWELL " Barney " "Alway.r Jomewhere about. " General Course Entered from Township High School, Johnston City Illinois. Hi-Y Club, Track '26, Inter-class Track. JOE BELSHAM "Gone, but not forgotten." EF il ff, E3 25 gel, fl "Nl li 3 -sl zjfeu fixes ' 'F 'li li E lf' fill ang 5525.5 E11 fl Hill at if ii il el MILDRED A. BEVERLY CLBeV77 H Though 5he'5 not a cut-up, rhe'f a loyal Senior." General Course G. A. C. '22, '23, '24, '25, '26, French Club '24, '25, '26, Glee Club, Hockey '25, Volleyball '23, 324, '25, '26, Captainball 723, '24, '25, '26, League Basketball 723, 724, 725, '26, Inter-class Basketball '23, '24, '25, '26. MILDRED L. BIERBAUM SFMH77 'A Verily thif ir a model maid." Y Commercial Course Christmas Cantata '22, Easter Cantata '23, G. A. C. '25, '26, Inter-mural Basketball, Commercial Club '26, Glee Club. VERNON A. BOHLIN ilIke77 " The girl: fall for his pink eheekff' General Course Inter-class Baseball, Inter-class Basketball, Lightweight Football 723, 724. FRANK BOLWAHNN CCI-Ianklb "He keep: time with the rnu.fic." General Course Boys' Glee Club, Presi- dent '26, Junior Latin Club '25, '26, Band 724, '25, Hi-Y Club, Opera "Martha", Inter-class Basketball, Nlinstrel Show '25, Debating Club '25. Lois KATHERINE BROWN "Orme your friend alwayf your friend. " General Course Maroon Stall, Latin Club, G. A. C, Basketball, Captainball, Baseball. z...:.-:Lt ei.. iz.-x .1 HAYWARD B1GcERs ilHay77 "Hir way through .fehool if like the Fox-lined with blujJ." General Course President Junior Class, Mirror Staff, Lightweight Basketball '23, '24, Heavy- weight Basketball '25, '26, Heavyweight Football '24, '25, Junior Class Play, President of Journalism Club, President of Junior Latin Club. NIYRTLE BIERBAUM cchlyrtn "A cheerful countenance he- tokenf a good heart." Commercial Course Commercial Club '25, '26, Typewriting Contest, Easter Cantata, Glee Club. HAROLD BLOCK "Skinny" H To lioe if to eat. " l General Course Glee Club '23, 724, '25, Hi-Y Club, lntra-mural Basketball, Inter-class Basketball, General Sales Committee '25, Cheer Leader, Tennis '23, '24, '25. RUBY D. BRATZLER 'So didft lhou iraoel on lifeb- cornrnon way, in cheerful goodne5f." General Course G. A. A. '22, '23, Band '24, '25, junior Latin Club '23, '24, Spanish Club '26, Mirror Staff. c IVIARGARET BROWN " The rnildeft rnannerf and the mort gentle heart." 20 l :nw ,ag el ur A. fs ve, L' N. I 5, I 4 J JT 21:2 at rr rf'Afrm1m.:n:1mg3m11:rfug:rf,i'15:155gQ1 ml "" l'i:m3m153m77flifl7f1Y'1s.Q "33,Z'aftuAzmi.uini5.ua:iLinffi!'r3f.'ni2GuL1rf?:4Jfi11,ma2zizzismiblii':ii:.ti.gii:.lL: fi ''Q4iLrn:iwlEfi'nfh?5QC57 if Qi V an p g ,V 11 Q , ' -A ' E MARIAN STARRBTT BROWN ARTHUR 0, BRYDGES ' 5 ,4 I "Brownie" UA,-t" 5 2 '35 HFW mf, I thank fhf -'aimf "The world belongs to the ll I am not greatf, gngfggligj' Cwyl 9-A General Course General Course jj R lg? , Latin Club ,235 A5 C' Spanish Clubg Intra- , Al l 1' Q27 265 Ffench Cllib 24, 259 mural Basketball '26gInter- E QQ Iglbfaffclass 269 Home class Basketball ,24, 225g ILCOHOIHICS Club 26- Inter-class Baseball ,2S, '26. 5 4 ' ali- - ty. x,.. QV . 'lil 579 ELMER BUEHLER get "To mind one'.f own bufi- HOWARD BOHL N' lglqhl neff is alfo a virtue. " ULQV' w 'ilt taker a wrfe man to art Hi ' the fool." ' General Course lm 1. ,K Hi-Y Clubg Inter-class 4 HELEN ADELE BURTON rlliasketballg Inter-class Qt. "Learned and good andfair fuk? -lumor Plcmc Com' 33 if Jhgjv mltteeg Inter-mural Basket- Hi 5 General Course ball- , A Maroon Stailg G. A. C.g , Latin Clubg French Clubg up . Volleyball ,24, '25g Girl tx u ,ggi Reservesg Glee Clubg Senior Class Playg Inter-class v C in 53022, Basketball ,245 Comedy Jfffn' kffm Ll Concert '26g Senior Class HA . Jac. b 4731, Breakfast Committee. tgglfft Confmfnfg ut not fi .f 1 . General Course - :QQ . :fig V if hifi-Sl ELIZABETH CASTLE '4Betsincla,' . za - s - if 'jf Shf Uni much fq' mmf' ETHEL ALTHEA CHAPMAN ff, .1 or .rplendor-But it doefn .t H Eth ,, 5.5 glifioihim to bf a good "A dandy girl rf you are .7 , ' lueky enough to know ' .: - General Course hw H an Maroon Staflg Senior 'General Course GMS Council? Ju mf French Club' Latin Club' Q 5 Honor Rollg Announcement . f . - ' ,rg QA' C mmittee. Orchestra. Spanish Club, Junior Mir- 5 A lied SJ , ' ' ror Staffg Basketball '23g ,ll 1-fl f- Girls Band' Inter-mural , , .A ii and! ' - Volleyball 23, 24g Hockey M Mil Basketballg Latin Clubg ,ZSD G A C Mfr French Clubg G. A. C. 2 ' ' ' E: :Ll C., are -- iwxyli , :L 2-all F l' ll ' xi U' H' E131 i 'EMR HELEN CHEPERGI LOUISE NIARIE COCHRAN 313 "Chi 7' dLou" ' 1 bfi!! ss P cc 'lx 155553 The unfpoken word never The bert way zo lengthen gg eaufef troublef, the day if to rteal o few Q Commercial Course hour! from the night." M srl Commercial Clu bg General Course 'jr Captain of Commercial Latin Clubg French Clubg he fini Club Basketball Teamg G. G. A. C.g Home Economics :if A. C. 23. Clubg Mirror Staff 'za 1-- 2 li 9 f " ' I1 flli . ,N .N , ., lil : 3 1' 31, f vidxi i E l' F: X i with 21 l - 335 ER 2 Q4 wlii!5,1I5itl:f,2.1z.tr4l1ii'frLQn:Qt:::r:r:'ii5flmgZ,!l"i-f5:2ijQ . 4?iiii'7I:g.L2tggt :fp fx ,x .V If ' ,si I. ni 'IJ I-1 l nu E l iwgiam-get f if P Q 5+ 7 ': li' T ,LR F EDITH STEVENS COLE JOHN WILBUR COLLIN "Hone5t labor beam' a lovely 4'Bill,' fdw-7' "I like work-it fafeihater .4 General Course meg I can Jlt and look at Entered from Richmond, if for haunt," 5 l Illinois. General Sales General Course 'fl l Committee, Girls' Athletic Commercial Club. ffgiigg' Club, Commercial Ciub. aa, If I1 ' . f .i ,gif WILLIALI M. CoNNoR sa ' an -ggi F2-rg H Wlll , , Gus GEORGE CORDOGIAN 23? Why .ftucly when It If ucordiw A jnjiniifgly mom 'fun to in Ulllarle me clown a Jtuzlehi. " li Wy' General Course . General Cowie . French Clubg lntra- Mi Mlrror Staffi Jumof Mir' mural Basketballg Inter- -V wg ror Staffg Artist for Maroon Scholastic Basketball 122 bffi E47 ,257 ,265 M?f00U Staff ,235 Track ,26g Football ..?I"'r5.2i.2.l"e'3,2.S.:fai1' he fL'gh""gh'P- T .. 1 5 EP ' Sophomore Float Commit- Qigl K T tee, Hi-Y, Comedy Con- Q ' its Elia - ! ' I 2 2 '- cert, lntra-mural Basket- ball, Winner of Mirror Contest. ROSEMARY CRANE . 5iSiS77 "In all thingy true and loyal." General Course G. A. C. 724. BETTY B. CUTTER if 77 4' The leader ofthe deed wa: a womanf, Mathematics Course Editor-in-Chief Maroon, Senior Girlls Councilg French Clubg G. A. C. ,23, 724, 725, '26g General Sales Committeeg Nlirror Staif '24' Chairman Class Color Committee' Tennis Cham- ion 25' Comedy Concert 24 25 26- Latin Club 23. OPAL L. DENEAU Opie It is her tongue that goef so art. General Course Entered from Joliet High ool 25' G. A, A. 5 26'French Club 25' unior Latin Club 25' Drama Club 26' Home Economics Club 26' Class Play 26' Comedy Concert 25 26' Class Will Committee. WILLIAM D. CRUM MBHII7 '4Gioe every man thy ear, and few thy ooleef, Co. Prep. Course Entered from Morris High School 1925. Band, Basketball, Dramatic Clubg Junior Class Play, R. O. D. Club. PHILIP T. DAKIN AC 77 "A Voleano in a eomtanl stale of eruptionf' Foreign Language Senior Play, Junior Play, Memorial Committee Chairman' Class Color Committee' Martha ' Football Heavyweight 23, 24 25- French Club 23 24 25 26- Players 5 26' Subscription Manager of the Maroon Staff. RICHARD DOLBY The windy .vatif action o the tongue. General Course Glee Club' lntra-mural Basketball' Inter-class Track 20 21' Inter-class Bas etball 5' Hi-Y. 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S I-----mm 'I Wm' ' l li' umummuumum:muummmmnunnummmnmn ' ' ' , ,Z vga, 3' V :nnysgnvnl nnnuumumimmiummmmmImum.mmumnm Q-In-.un -nu-mm-........... f f 4 ' I-7 Z '?'7 ' - gi ' '- -' --- 2 I I - 4 4L4:3 -: I E lla 5 . E, DUERING DEGOY BOWMAN ELLIS, JR. Hlllodexty beromef a young "DB" I man." "I have more umlerttanzltrzg than all my teaeherrf' General Course . Latin Club '23, ,24, '25, A I '26, Hi-Y '25, '26, Track ,23, ,24, '25, '26, I Inter-class Basketball '25, ROBERT F. ELRICK '26, Operetta '23, '24, f I "Bob" Stage Lighting '25, '26, "Then he will talkAYe Gods, he will talk." General Course Freshman Class Cheer Leader, French Club '25, '26, Dramatic Club '26, Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Klid-Summer Night's Dream, The Ghost Story, Cheer Leader '26, Comedy Concert ,24, '26. BLANCHE FAIRCHILD Short and Sweet lORREsT W FITCI-IIE l Itch Oh' Why fhoald lzfe all labor be? General Course lntra mural Basketball Class Prophecy Committee HERBERT Nl FOELSCHOW Herb Speech zf great but .vzlenee 11 greater General Course Nlinor League Basketball 2 Inter class Basketball 3 Llghtwei t Basketball 23 24, umor and Senior Plav Scenery Committee Sweater Com mlttee 26 Nllrror Board Nlaroon Staff Class Penant Designer President HIY Club Inter-class Tennis '24 '25, '26, Glee Club '23, ,24, '25, "ClOd," Dramatic Club, junior Class Sweater Com- mittee. RIARIE ADELLA EVENS g'Shortyl' "She deferoef praire who doef not what .fhe may, but what the ought." Household Art Course Home lLcOnomIcs Club, First Girls' Glee Club BLEANOR ANN FITCHIE 4 merry heart doeth good ltke medtezne ' General Course G A C Trench Club I atm Club 23 24, Library Class Comedy Concert 26 DOROTHY MAY FLINT Dot .My eyef make pteturef when they are xhut General Course B1Ology Club Flrst Girls Glee Club MId Summer lN1ght s Dream Volley ball 25 Basketball 5 C 2 XIADELINE LOUISE FLICK 'Vlad uzet referoed and modeft General Course Latm Club French Club C 23 : 44 v2 : E LC E-25 1 2 s ' ' ' 1 : I . . . . Q Q 44 3' av ' ay r , ' , : 2 2 E 5 44 ' . , 1 5 H l ' ' at If E 5 i cc ' 75 :': . I E cc as fr 1 :v: ' - 5 ff ' ' 1 . l v . E E A' as , 'Q 1 7 2 , . G. A., . 23, 5, 26. 5 g 'fr - - 5 E 2-, 2 , g I : 7 7 . J ' , . 5 , . E I ' 44, as E05 . . A E 3 ' . HQ ' E 5 1 ' a : ' ' 9 I - . :I y , . , . A' . 5 . . sl 9 - 5 57 Q . G. A. . , 24. E E S E E S Q Z : E E 255 23 ini I 3 :Quum-mu-tm-.-ma...-It-nu.-.n-u....k .--mu.muIumumI-Imrmlrruuruimm Imtunmnmmti.-mi.Imnnmntu...U.mn........H-I....mI..I...a............-2.....u s ..-......-mm .mm L 135.19211-1131!-WARN 'in k ' is' 'iv isr 1,7 'CS 'cr my ver arnflr 'giver ver' X. .:--rr v f 1 .ly ., . ling Us ay, MARY LOWELL Fox "What is in my heart no- body knows." General Course G. A. C., Latin Club, Literary Club, Basketball, Home Economics Club, Financial Committee, Junior-Senior Prom Com- mittee. ROY EUGENE FLORA "Flora" "Ile if our bafketball Jtar- at leaft he if out every night." Industrial Arts Course Heavyweight Football '24, '25, Heavyweight Basketball '24, '25, '26, Student Council '25, '26, Lightweight Basketball '23, ,24. DOROTHY M. GAGE "Oh, for a ftuely room all my own." General Course "Martha", First Girls' Glee Club '24, '25, '26, lVIid-Summer Night's Dream, Library Class, Girl Reserves, Christmas Can- tata, Easter Cantata. ROY C. GELLERMAN IKGHIY77 "Men are most apt to believe what they least under- Hand." General Course Scenery Committee for Senior Class Play. ilVlARY GRAY " The very pink of per- feetion." General Course Student Council, Senior Class Play, Senior Girl's Council, Finance Committee of Senior Class, Drama Club '25, Comedy Concert '22, '24, '25, '26, G. A. C. '22, '23, '24, '25, Home Economics Club '25, Hocke ' Basketball- Vol- yn 1 leyball. ELIZABETH H. FREDRICKS "Beth" "She if ever fair, and never proud. Hat tongue at will, and never loud." General Course French Club, G. A. C., General Sales Committee, Junior-Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Movie Com- mittee, Comedy Concert '23, '24, '25, '26, Inter- class Basketball '26, Basketball '22, '23, Volley- ball '23, Hockey '25. ORRIL FRIEND H Scotty' " Why worry about tomorrow when it if .rtill today." General Course Spanish Club, Intra- mural Basketball, Spanish Club Basketball. HELEN RUTH GAGE "Beware! I may yet be great." General Course Opera "Martha", Christ- mas Cantata '22, Easter Cantata '23, Girl Reserves '24, Library Class '24, '25, Home Economics Club. LOUISE GERDAU "A blu.rh if beautiful, but it if .fometimef incon- venient." Commercial Course Commercial Club. ELROY GROMER lCDinOl3 "The left of routine, the more of life." General Course Glee Club '24, Vice- President Junior Class, Heavyweight Footballball '22, '23, '24, '2S. CLIFFORD GUSTAFSON "Gus, Ford, Clif" "He doth, indeed, Jhow .rome marley that are of wir." General Course Entered in Junior Year from Muscatine, Iowa. President Booster Club, President E. H. S. Players, Junior Class Play, Senior Class Play, Aflid-Summer Night's Dream, Junior Class Picnic Committee, Football '24, ROBERT HALL llBOb77 General Course Big Seven Tennis, Intra- mural Basketball, Hi-Y Club, Inter-class Tennis, Baseball. MYRON HANSON "Barney" "How do you l1lee my ear." CARL F. HASEMAN LCCUHBYU "In lhif world, man muy! be either anvil or hammer." General Course Comedy Concert '23, '25, Orchestra '24, Big Seven Tennis '25, Spanish Club '25, '26, President English 8 Club '25, Boys' Band "24, Class Will Committee. HARRIET MARY HEMMING CCTad77 Ulf Jilence if golden, I'll he a poor man all my life," General Course French Club '24, '25, '26, Spanish Club '24, '25, '26, junior Latin Club '23, '24, G. A. C. '24, Hockey '24, '25, Volleyball '23, '24, '25, Basketball'24,'26,Captain- ball '23, '24, '25, Debating Club '24, WALDO GERALD GYLLECK "He if the lion among ladle5." Mathematics Course Commencement An- nouncement Committee. HARVEY W. HALLET "Hibs" " Tomorrow do thy worft, for I have lived today." General Course Spanish Club '25, '26, Comedy Concert '25, Pro- perty Committee of junior Class Play, Lightweight Football '25, lntra-mural Basketball, Hi-Y Club '25 '26, THELMA HARPER "Thel" "I worry not, it if naught but loft lime." General Course G. A. C, '23, '24, '25, '26, Spanish Club '26, Band '24, '25, '26, Opera "Martha", lVlirror Staff, Girls' Reserves. VIRGENE H. HAWTHORNE iCTid77 "Smilef may come, and smiley may go, but her .fmilef go on forever." General Course Senior Girls' Council, Girls' Band '23, '24, '25, '26, Junior Latin Club '23, '24, G. A. A. '22, '26, Basketball '24,' '26, Hockey '24, '25, Comedy Concert '24, French Club '26, lklaroon Staff, Chairman Commencement Announce- ment Committee. LEO HESS 64 77 "He med to raife a ftorm in a teapot." General Course Senior Class Play, E. H. S. Players, Boys' Glee Club, Comedy Concert '25, The Ghost Story, Mid- Summer Night's Dream. 25 Z 3 z Qi C r i . L. . in ,. ,' D' ll-4-il, :Wg the- ill' lf . HIV' il! ijxi Nap, ls" ii., A. 'l' 1, l i I," . l l I E I I HELEN NIAY HIPPLE " Why fhould not eonxeienee have a vacation." General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, Girls' Reserves, League Basket- ball '23, Captainball '23, Volleyball '23, Basketball '23, French Club. FRANCIS HOWARD "Hank" "I have more zeal than wil. " Nlathematics Course Vice-President of Senior Class, Junior-Senior Prom Committee, Junior Class Play Committee, Senior Class Council, Chairman General Sales Committee. VIRGINIA G. JEWETT "When joy and duty clarh, let duty go to 5ma5h." General Course Senior Girls' Council, Senior Class Council, C l a s s Finance Com- mittee, Student Council '24, '25, Class Sweater Committee, Hockey, Vol- leyball, G. A. C., Comedy Concert, Debate Club. RICHARD JOHNSON t6DiCk?7 "The ear, the avenue to the heart." V Klathematics Course Boys' Band '23, '24, '25, Mirror Staff '24, '25, Bi- ology Club '25, '26, High School Orchestra '24, '25. HERBERT R. JOHNSTON "Oh, many and many a young girl for me if gaining." Nlathematics Course Entered from Colchester High School. l' FW ?P"'ii231'?'ZW1' 'FZ ip! V 1-0 5 I' ': .:s" 1-1 I' 2552.551 t his ,- is-WQS QPEQ K .4351 . -. . 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'Q' ' ' 'ZW Tri: f- ff 2 Q 'nu f 3915.14.61 I .giaiig 15.3, 1 ,- some . 1. gy ' :gl gl " eat . 5, U ' Y 9. 5443.4 Q 55. , 'Seam , , 7 I' ffl. ' .5 Q F2125 Q 2 It 26 NORMAN HOPP "Sweet are the .vlumben of a virtuouf man." Junior Class Play, Tennis. GERTRUDE HELEN HUTTER "Trudie" "I love, 'tif nought to me who knowf I love." General Course G. A. C. '22, '26, French Club '23, '26, Hockey '26, Volleyball '26, Captain Ball '26, Basketball '25, lVlirror Staff, Girls' Reserve. R'IORLIN JOHNSON "Swede" "Never trouble trouble 'till trouble troubley me." General Course Lightweight Football '23, '24, '25, Lightweight Basketball '24, '25, '26, Inter-class Basketball '24, Alumni Basketball Team, lnter-class Track '24. WILBUR K. JOHNSON "Johnie" "Wife with hiftory of hit own frail heart. General Course Junior Hi-Y, Silas Klar- ner Play '23, Senior Hi-Y. as NORMA JOSEPHINE JORDAN "Norm" "Oh keep me innocent, keep otherf great." General Course Club Editor of Mirror, Publicity hlanager French Club, Senior Latin Club, G. A. C., First Girls' Glee Club, Junior Honor Roll, "Martha", hlide Summer Night's Dream, Volleyball '24, League Basketball '24. lNlARvIN JOSEPH Ci 77 Marvi "A fair exterior is a silent recommendation." General Course Comedy Concert, Spanish Club ,Z4, '25. EARL LESLIE KERN "Kerney" "Nothing is impossible to industry." General Course Track. J. HARTER KIRKPATRICK "Scotch", "Hatch" "Not afraid of work, but not in sympathy with it." General Course President of Student Council '26, junior and Senior Plays, Hhlarthaug "Garden of the Shah"- ivlid-Summefs Night'S Dream, Comedy Concert 722, '23, '24, ,25, '26- Glee Club '24, '25, Jtmisfi Senior Prom Committee '25, Freshman Float Com- mittee '23. HELEN M. KRUNNFUSZ iiKur1yY7, Udnd has a fare like a blessing." Commercial Course G. A. C., Commercial Club, Girls' Reserves. JAMES LAKE "He who sings frightens away his ills." KIARJORIE H. KARGE 77 . Commercial Course Comedy Concert ,23, '24, Commercial Club President '26, G. A. C. ,22, ,23, '24, '25. FRANCES VIVIAN KINSLEY SfVee,7 "Her fortane's in her fingers." General Course Entered from Senn High, Chicago. hlirror Staff, Ex- changes, French Club 725, '26, G. A. C. '24, ,25, '26, Vice-President and Treas- urer of Banjo Club, Latin Club, Junior Basketball, Captainball, Tennis. VIRGINIA L. KOEHLER "Ginny" "Quiet, reserved and modest." General Course Entered as Junionfrom Wimbledon, N. Dak., G. A. C., Latin Club. MARcEL L. LAGERSTROM ii " Youth should watch joys, and shoot them as they iyiw ' Commercial Course Commercial Club, lylaroon Staff, Prophecy Committee, lntra-mural Basketball, Junior Volley- ball '25. RALPH EDWARD LAKE iflllakeff "He speaks, behaves and arts like he meant it." General Course Boys' Band '23, '24, Boys' Glee Club '26. EDNA MAE LANDIS " Eddie " " She if a voice not an eeho. " Commercial Course Commercial Club. VERNETTE LANGELIER "No longer doth the abide." A. LUCILE LARsoN KCLUCYH "When in doubt I ran alwayf 5mile." Commercial Course E. H. S. Players, G. A. C., Commercial Club, Senior Class Play, Junior Class Play Ticket Com- mittee, Volleyball '22, Basketball '23, ELEANOR LEA "Oh, you flavor everything: you are vanila of Joeiety." General Course G, A. C. President '26, Senior Girls' Council, genior Class Play, Junior ass Play, Secretary of Junior Class, Senior Class Finance Committee, Junior Honor, Roll, Hockey '24, 25, .d26, ,Spanish Club Presl ent 24, 25, un- ior Mirror Stall. IAILLIAN G. LEONARD "On with the dance, let joy be unconyinedf' Commercial Club Junior Class Play, Hockey '24, '25, '26, 4'Mi- cado", Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Comedy Concert '24, '25, Drama Club, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, Maroon Staff, Basket- ball '23, ,24, '25, Sales Committee, Twig of Thorn '23, Spanish Club. LAURA JANET LANGE l5Jerry77 " Thy modefty if a candle to thy merit." - Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, Com- mercial Club. GRACE ELEANOR LARSON "'Gracie" " Truft in all men,' all men will trust you." General Course Junior Class Play, Junior Mirror Staff, Junior Latin Club, Spanish Club, E. H. S. Players, Girls' Glee Club,Chairmanof Costume Committee, Mid-Summer Nighfs Dream, Volleyball, Captainball. PAULINE LAUGHLIN "Polly" - "lily tongue within my lips rein, for who talkf muft talk in vain." General Course junior Latin Club, Home Economics Club, Entered as Junior from Arlington Heights High School. NORMAN LEA SiNOrrn77 "Hit faultf are many, but fair." General Course Lightweight Football, Mirror Staff Athletic Editor, Maroon Staff Artist, Spanish Club Treas- urer '24, Class Prophecy Committee, Junior Mirror, Hi-Y, Junior Class Play Program Committee, Intra- mural Basketball, Comedy Concert '23, '25. THEODORE W. LEVERENZ C6TeddyY77 "Art if power." Commercial Course Commercial Club, Intra- mural Basketball. L WILMA D. LICHTHARDT "How Tweet and fair :he .veemJ." Commercial Course G. A. C.g Commercial Club. VERA LOECHNER "Pm having a good time now." General Course ALFRED H. LooMER Ci 7, Al "He ha: worked much, but aecomplixhed little." General Course Junior Latin Club, First Boys' Glee Club. ROBERT WM. MARKLEY GG 77 " You'll be a man, my mn. " General Course junior Latin Club '25, '26, Entered from Rock- ford High School. ALDEN M. MCELROY iCMac,7 "They Jay that he'J a very good .veh0lar." General Course Hi-Y '26, Band '23, '24, Spanish Club, Inter-mural Basketball, Senior Mem- orial Committee, Junior Class Play Committee, Senior Class Play Com- mittee. WENDELL S. LINNELL acwendysa "I have done my duty: wha' more can you a5k?" General Course Band '24, '25, MABEL N. LocAN GiMae,Y "She if not of an age, but of all time." General Course G. A. C. '22, '25g Secre- tary of Banjo Club '24, '25. KENNETH MARCKHOFF l4Ken7! "Gentlemen, look upon thif wonder." Commercial Course Glee Club ,22, ,23, '25, '26, Opera, "Martha", Intra-mural Basketball, Commercial Club. HERBERT OGDEN MARTIN "Herb" "I have lived and loved. " General Course Football '24, '25, Class Basketball '26g ' Entered from Joliet Township High School. RUTH E. MCEWAN "ln all the world there'.f no other like her." Commercial Course G. A. C. '22, '23, My Hifi, lfi ' il .2151 M i r 1 l 'xii i il tl . 5, no Q he 5 ll 1 all we A W 540 viii' Ll 'lil iilll Mt life ng r' 0 f f ,',' I VI 5,143 I X . Hall lx will .3 i lag lil, 1 ,fx 4 till :if L W3 film 1042 ly-gi U ' 1 WZ lf, E Q, W vw? l WMS lllli rail an f. ix iglfll V lfgli . 2 f li Ula. 2 l llklf l :tw iffy 3 fin "W I- -e X I W.: -i vi: NIL -1' lf . 4 ul .,. L i , we I T-' 3 t 1 HELEN MARY McMAI-ION "Belinda" "Her faultf, her .vweetnerf are purely human." General Course President of G. A. C. '24, '25, President of French Club '24, '25, Comedy Concert '22, lVIirror Staff, Secretary of Drama Club '25, '26, Senior Girls' Coun- cil, Hockey School Teams, School Debating Team '25, '26, G. A. C. HELEN ELAINE MEYER BEN VV. MERZ ccBenny17 "He wlziftlef as he gon." General Course Hi-Y, Lightweight Foot- ball '24, Heavyweight Football '25, Inter-class Track, Track '26. RIARY NIEYERS "Irish" "fl dirnple in either eheek, and my heart wax gone General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Spanish Club '24, '25, Junior Klovie Committee, Freshman Program, Drama Club '25, Home Economics Club, Basketball '23, First Girls' Glee Club '24, Spanish Club Program. GENEVIEVE NIILLER Kkslean 77 " We like her Joeietyg it'5 ,vo quiet, wife, and good." General Course MARY MITCHELL "Irish" There if no door to which I eannatjind the key." General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, Latin Club, French Club. Entered from St. NIary's ARTHUR MITCHELL ClArt17 "Pm glad to think that I'm not bound to make the General Course French Club. Entered from De La Salle Institute. l Q H "MIeYef" from me." 'ffl Why' arent they all con- '3 'I tented like me?" if Girls' Band '23 '24, llfl '25s G- A- C- '23, ,211-7 '254 Glee Club '23. ELIZABETH F. MILLER F'if? "She if 50 eonftant and ,fo 39,5 kgs? md." f General Course l G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, T-Wi Home Economics Club, ,i 3' Girls' Glee Club, Band '24, 4' '25, '26, Girls' Orchestra, ,ill Band Concerts '24, '25, '2o, JV: Basketball '25, '26, Banio llfgl c1ub'24. ' ' I'IELEN IRENE x'IILLER "2" Jill "She if greater than .fhe knowJ." " "' 1 t ' General Course 3. Mirror Staff, G. A. C. grlfif '25, '26, Glee Club, Opera, "lVIartha", Home Fco- H ,iff nomics Club, Junior-Senior Prom Committee, Comedy if 1- Concert '23. it inli QQ' D0UGk'Efa1g5,M'LLS High School, Chicago. L "He har an open heart, V421 ajeetionate and true." General Course 4 if Lightweight Football '22, 1 '23, Heavyweight Football '24, '25, Lightweight 4 4 Basketball 22, Heavy- 'lgf weight Basketball '23, '24, Q,-fs, '25 Captain 25- Track . 51,52 '25', Chairman ' Junior world go right." 5, Prom, Student Council '23, '24, '25, Vice-President '24, nf, Mirror Staff. We at .- ,s Eli slfii lflfl -at , ......, -,-,.....,,.,. ,,.. L..,,.-,,, A -,fl I Yi AI :LQ 'a Q .Q il. t H1- ri, .it 1 V.: ti." 12 lu. in at 5? .il ,. , 5214 H Q4 21- :4 -il 5. li -n iiiii , ., 1 1 ,, Qlzli Sail Sli? 5? ,ig 5555 5 ssl Ejlli if-ri Q-,El . lt ,.,,, l .fl Qld SEQ it 3 fl? . I: Q K il had stir at i iwrhl 512' rl lffxrf so-fl m in- Z 9 'il . -.,,..t..... fi H.. . A Qc ew ' NORMA C. MOSIMAN Ci "Don't worry what people think about youg what would it be if they were mind readers?" Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, Maroon Staff, Commercial Club. JACK MUNTZ "A man who thinkf solely of Jeb' if waiting time on a mere trifle." Mathematics Course Business Manager of Maroong Boys' Band '23, '24, Boys' Glee Club, Comedy Concert '22, '26, Hi-Y Club '23, '25, '26, Honor Studentg A Mid- Summer Night's Dreamg Opera, "Martha", Easter 11 ROBERT BEITH MUIRHEAD ifBOb77 "Nothing goef of life, ex- cepting to make room for .vomething el.re." Nlathematics Course RAYMOND lVlURRAY 66 Ray!! " Trouble hexitatex to tap the .vhoulder of a well poifed man." Industrial Arts Course Hi-Y '24, '25, '26. VERONA BERNICE NOLTING "Vee Bee" 1 F is if l ' 0, f lf li Y i 1 l V Q El 2 ll 5 1 7 Cantata '23, H Ufefullnefy if the rent we pay for room on the ' earth." . l General Course ,L G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26g A MABEL TORELL NELSON Latin Club, French Club, Fl " The rnildest rnannerf, and Elgm Hlgh School Players? gl the ggntlejt hmrt-v Winner of Reading Con- 'tl Commercial Course tests '23, '24g Junior Honor lg G. At C. '25 v26. lwaroon Roll, Volleyball, .Hockey lil Staff, Comniercial Club 1239 Home ECOHOHHCS Club Secretary, Volleyball 224, 26, lntra-mural Basket- M '25, Basketball '24g junior ball: GIGS Club' onor o Q H R ll. f li . Orc DONALD O'MALLEY W DOROTHXlgOtw ONNOR "Be gone, dull care! I t c:My nam, if funlv prithee be gone from mel" General Course h G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, 3 Spanish Club '24, '25, '26g Home Economics Club, if Senior. Class Memorial- l Commlttee' ALICE MARIE OSTDICK Q MAI!! " With athletief Jhe if not bored. " Industrial Arts Course NELLIE OSMAN A. C- '23, '24, '25, '26: "Neither too quiet nor too Muror SI3ffQB10.l0gY Clubg 5 V boiygemuy-1 hg h 4 p py Home Economics Club, A medium," Track Team '24. ' 5 :T,"1z"'r ' Y " ral Li, 'fqfgrijiffniiiiifgftjoy t...2,x.?.s.f'j ,rs gi ng X ,J . 53:14 am33Qi A-gy 'A "" W, HELEN LORENE PALM "Palmie" "A Diana of today. " Commercial Course Maroon Staff, Memorial Committeeg Senior Girls' Council, G. A. C. '23, '24, Vice-President '26, Com- mercial Club '26, Home Economics Club '26g Senior Captain '25, junior Captain '25, All Athletics, Girls' Glee Club. ELLSWORTII PERKINS EDITH THELMA PETERSEN "Eddie" "Art if her hobby, art her forte," General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Klaroon Staff. DOROTHY L. PHILLIPS LCDOt7? "Reproof in her liju, but a fmile in her eye." General Course ' G. A. C. '23, '24, 725, '26g Comedy Concert '23, '24g Home Economics Club '26g Class Play Committee '25. ASTRID V. J. PIERSON "Pete" "Ah me! Love eannot be cured by he1'bJ." Commercial Course V G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, Commercial Club '26, Home Economics Club '26, Girls' Glee Club '25. 1 32 EDSON E. PERKINS KGPel,kY, "HU mind and body both are strong." General Course Track '24, '25, Spanish Club Treasurer '26, Track '26. ELSIE A. M. PETERS HAI!! "She haf given her thought! no tongue." Commercial Course G. A, C. LUCILE L. PETERSON "She if mild and meek- you know the kind." Commercial Course G. A. C.g Commercial Club. Lois VIRGINIA PIERCE "When tonguer rpeak fweetly then they name her name." General Course Spanish Club '24, '25, '26, G. A. C. '23, '25, '26, Junior Editor of Mirror, Junior Class Play Com- mitteeg Captainballg Basketball. WARREN PRICKETT "He who U eoerywhere, if nowhere." XTYRTON PRITCHARD "A gentleman through and through." General Course Boys ' Glee Clubg Comedy Concert '23, '24, '25g Track '23, '24g Inter- class Trackg Senior Councilg Secretary-Treasurer Boost- er Club, KIARGARET E. RAKIM uxlargas "She if a card." General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Home Economics Clubg Basketball '24g Captain- ball '24g Booster Club. CLYDE A. REDEKER lCChit77 "Ile talbf, and ,rays little." General Course Hi-Y Club CSr.Dg Comedy Concert '25g General Sales Committeeg lntra-mural Basketball, Junior Hi-Y. IFIELEN REED "Freda" "She har dark brown hair, and .vpeakr rmall, like a woman." General Course Entered from Elgin Aca- demy ,2S. RUTH C. REIBIER "0h.' Don't bother me wilh men." General Course Spanish Club '23, '24, Nlusic Club ,234 G. A. C. Nlembership Committee i23QC1. A. C. 722, '23, '25, '26g Booster Club. if-'fe hw. K iw RAYMOND QUANDT "None but hirnreb' can be hir parallel." CHARLES Louis ' RAUSCIIENBERGER,JR. Rich' k77 "Why rhouldliz man whore blood if warm within, .vit like hir grandfire cut in alabafter?" General Course Maroon Staff, Junior Class Playg Comedy Con- cert '22, '23g Mid-Summer Night's Dreamg Drama Clubg Junior Float Com- mitteeg Chairman Senior Class Play Propertiesg junior Hi-Y 723. PHILIP B. REDEKER 66Phil3Y "UU brain and tongue are mighty." General Course Xlaroon Staflg Hi-Y5 Glee Club '24g Ticket Commit- ICC. KENNETH J. REHAGE SSKen77 " The worlrl'r feeond Horace Greeley." General Course Editor-in-Chief, Mirrorg Editor, Junior Mirror, Hi- Yg Orchestra '24, '25, '26g "Martha"g Mid-Summer Night's Dreamg Constitu- tion Committee, Juniorg Junior Picnic Committee, Maroon Staff Committeeg Junior Class Play. PEARL F. REINKING 6ADaddy7! "Be good, rweet maid, and let who will be clever." Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, ,2S, '26g Commercial Club '25, '26g Inter-class Baseball ,24, '25g Inter-class Basketball ,24, '25, Booster Club. DOROTHY L. ROBINSON KCDOt,7 "No, I haven't Jtudied my le.r.ron." General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '26, Girl's Reserve '22, '23, Biology Club '24, '26, Golf Tournament '24, Volleyball '22, ,23, Captain '25, Basketball '22, Base- ball '23, Assistant Girls' Athletic Editor of Mirror, 'Captainball 725. ' LIBBIE EMMA RONEY "Skibs" Hlnjinite riehek in a little room." hlathematics Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, French Club '23, '24, Home Economics Club '26. ,ROBERT ROVELSTAD G4 77 "I have newer heard of a man of hir place, gravity, and learning." General Course Mirror Board, Tennis '24, '25, French Club. HENRY CARL RUDINGER V czHank:v "By diligenee he win: hir way." Industrial Arts Course Heavyweight Football '24, '25, Senior Council. FRANZ A. RYDELL "Swede" "Thought ir diferent than fpeeehf' General Course French Club '25, '26, Hi-Y, French Basketball Team. B'IELVILLE ROCHE ll 57 "Po.r.ref5ed of a .vplendid voice." General Course Glee Club '24, '25, '26, Opera, "Martha" '25, lylinstrel '25, Comedy Con- cert '25. LUCILLE ROTH "dirt, Horace Greeley, the Jeeond, to he!" General Course Associate Editor of Mir- ror, Senior Class Play Cast, Finance Committee for Senior Class, Orchestra, "Martha", Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Comedy Concert '22, '25, Mirror Delegate to C. I. P. A., Junior Class Picnic Com- mittee, junior Mirror Staff. GLADYS RUTH ROYER CiGlad 77 "A plearing countenance if no flight recommenda- tion." Commercial Course ' ' G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Commercial Club, Christ- mas Cantata. FRANCES LORETTA RYAN !iFran7, "One eannot know every- thing." General Course French Club, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26. NIARION RYSTROM 45 "Senfihle people find noth- ing u5ele5f." Commercial Course Commercial Club, Or- chestra '23, '24, '25, Chorus '22, Easter Cantata, Christ- mas Cantata '22, Booster Club, G. A. C. '22, '23, '24. iii in ls., l0'1 iff ' lfilg if ff' ,. , ,ef .fl gt 3, at 'Q li' lhxl 'H 1.3 .Eli .,, L, ' ,fr ig V 'r "L'1f?'Jf' 'f. l Wi RUTH L. SQHAEFER DOROTHF C- ECHMIDT lull ffRudyv ' Dot :lull ffrfrgfffflbzra and happy." "Studying ifyufh fl bw-" '2 ' C l C fb Commercial Course 0mmQfC1a, Oljfse, fill Entered from Milwaukee. G- 232 241 25, ,263 rpg' G. A. C.9 Basketball '23, Typewrltmg Contest ,235 '24, ,25, '26, Baseball ,23, Shorthand , Contest 25g all 124, 25, 26, T1-2Ck'23, ,244 yolleyball 259, Basketball Hockey '25, '26, Qpel-2, 255 'Vice-President Com- lfgll "Martha"g Girls' Band mercial Clubi Glflslu RC' QQ t ,24, '25, '26, serve 7225 Captain ba 25. 1-- C lift -lv lib. MARJORIE SECOMBE ARTHHR SIEGEF-T QM "She if pretty, and honeft, ,E AFP , 'E at and Jweetf' He har no .vlezll atlooman J it Commercial Course fhfmgfful 'Woodf- HAROLD T. SEIGLE ALICE SEVERANCE fl' '4Timothy" Hlndependenre, now and ll, "Bu.vine.f.v if b1uine.rr." fofflgf-ii 1 C al General Course Iffflefa 0'-USC Business Manager of Senior Basketball ,lil Mirrorg Finance Commit- C?-Ptam 265 ECCUCTYCOH1' Ml tee, Chairmang General mlttffe Of , ilzhe GOQSC Sales Committeeg Chair- H3085 , Hlgh 5 Semof man of Advertising Com- MCfHOf13l. C,0mm1ttC?5 fl? mittee of Senior Class SCUIOY G1flS COUQCIIS lfli Playg Commercial Clubg MHTOOQ Staff? H0Ckf3Y ,255 Senior Hi-Yghlunior Mirrorg Trac? 245 Bagklitlfau ,23, ff- Stamp Clubg Inter-c ass 24, 255 HSC 3 24, 25, Trackg Intra-mural Basket- ,26- ll'2? ball. V . flag S ll, Jaruur BAXIK Nfl B0B FRANK SLAVIK 511101416 55BOXCar Shingle" 'iWe adfmre both the athlete J' 'CA good lad and well liked." Wldahf mafia' General Course ellefa OUFSC get Heavyweight Basketball , Inter-class Basketball li' '26g.Heavyweight Football 225 IUUa'm'-lfal Baslfet' 5,It b bll 2 L ,ht av '2 - n er-class Basket all 3 225 18 fwelg lf, '23g Orchestra ,ZIQ Intra- fgasketballs Captain 23, gal mural Basketball '23. ,243 Llghtwelglt Footbfl Efgkailli' f24,eallfw56f , Captain '26g Track ,265 ELMER SMITH 363416 Club ,265 Hi-Y acsmittyaa L1 2 . 'lil "A man'.v Jize doe: not liiafl' alfwayr eaure him to be loft right off' General Course ARTHUR SNYDER will Li htwei htFo0tbal1'2 - "One mvrhef, one when ,, -i g g 41 will Heavyweight Football '25g f2ff31'fw0 ,lfllfhffh find Inter-class Basketball '23g Ifhfff lfamffff fombmfd lntra-mural Basketball '25, gQf'1f,, ffoff-V '50 Pfoduff U '26, lm- rrfg? , iii' rl' 1-'f itll 4 1, if .. . . ,...,, ..,.,.-,..,,..,---. -Y-V.-W-, ,, ...,.... ,.W.,..,w,.--....,Ma-1,--w -rfv --1'-vf-M-W -f'- -A-U 've-1--rf "-' ""+--fr-v---rg-'-fu--Mfw-'-'-1-'7"fr"' ..7'1it:11':"f"1"""rf1: "':"'gz al, ,i ,f,, J 3' pl, ,, 4 is f -sf' jwgu---a ,X,',r'j'j"'3'j,gw', " nl Y f , ,Q l Ylfifil 'l1f'i1:'f:T7"1fI"t" ' A.. . Z!7r'.T"" :wifi .W Elf? ll la , l 'TE C fa 4 all 'xl Lil slfsl lffll W .I V 5, iw! 5155 i, Q ,li te 'ig '- E 4.5 Cla ii? l . 'D ' gl Pa if 5 - l 'P ' fl. in, if I: QE ii lil M, lair 'W ia. vl ll 755 l K ANDREW SOLYOM Eilzxndyfi "Like a bold champion, I afrume the lirt.r." Heavyweight Footballg Heavyweight Basketball. ALICE LUCILLE STAFFORD LLAIN "Like Cae.rer'J wtfe, above reproach." Commercial Course Commercial Club, G. A. C' ,237 ,249 ,257 7265 Or' chestra '24, '25. HARVEY S. STEEN "Sure, I'oe got my article for the Mirror." ' General Course French Club '24, '25g Mirror Stall. ALBERTA STOXVELL "Bert" " Unobtruriwe, Jlild. " General Course Senior Latin Clubg G. A. C.g Home Economics Clubg Spanish Club. DANA H. SVVAN "Fleet of foot, and quirk of wit." General Course Hi-Yg Class Will Com- mitteeg Track '25, '26, Inter-class Track. 36 ELIZABETH MARIE SORN "But when I look on her peefeetionx, there if no reason but I .vhall be blind." General Course Secretary of Senior Class, Senior and Junior Class Playsg President of Home Economics Clubg Senior Girls' Councilg Drama Clubg Secretary of Debate Club '25g Secretary of junior Latin Club '24, Big Seven Reading Con- test 'zgg Mid-Summer Night's Dreamg All Ath- letics. Ii1,uNoR DODGE STEDMAN 66 "She doe.rn't loole it, but .the laughff' General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26g Band '24, '25g Girls' Re- serveg French Club '24, '25, '26g Junior Latin Club '24, '25g Scenery Com- mittee for Senior Class Play, lntra-mural Basket- ball '26g Girls' Glce Clubs '23, '24, '25- BIELVIN PAUL STOKES "Willie" "Ile tltinkf too much, .ruth men are dangerou5." General Course French Club '24, '25, '26g Latin Club '23, '24, '25, '26, Glee Club '22, '23, '24g " Nlikadong "Garden ofthe Shah"g Comedy Concert '23g lntra-mural Basket- ball '26g Klaroon Staff, Christmas Cantata '23Q ljaster Cantata '24. RICIiARD W. STRUCKMAN "Dick" "fl fellow cannot alwayf be a fzudent without rtudy- ing." General Course Klirror Staffg Spanish Club. ALMORE rl1ESCHKE "Oscar" "0rator and fcholar, Jo- called." General Course Debating Teamg Intra- mural Basketball '26g Band. NIARETA DOROTHY THIES "Meter" "Thur if my ant public appearance. " Commercial Course G. A. C.g Commercial Clubg Booster Club. KEITH THOMPSON 16 H "Hit mind it occupied with Jtudier and other carer, moftly other.r." General Course Lightweight Football '23, '24, '25g Lightweight Basketball '25g Orchestrag Bandg Intra-mural Basket- ball '23, ,24. CATHERINE E. TRYLONE ClKate1l "You're not in Salt Lake City, Kay." Entered from Harrison Technical High School. Senior Latin Club '25, '26g G. A. C. '25, '26g Home Economics Club '26. VIOLET VAN NOSTRAND SLVP7 "Her walk, her manner, proclaim her a lady born." General Course G. A. C. '24, '25, '26g French Club '25, '26, Booster Club '26, RUTH VAN WAMB1-:KE ccRudysv "A winning wayfattractiive face, ambition fitting her for any place." General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26g Sophomore Float Commit- tee, French Club '25, '26g Baseball '25g Captainball '25g Intra-mural Basketball '26g Senior Councilg Maroon Staff. Doars HOPE THOMPSON LCDOt9l "Appetite comet with eat- ing." General Course G. A. C., Banjo Clubg Mirror Staflg Booster Club. ANNA BROWNING Toon 5lAnn7, "el maiden of our century, yet mort meek." General Course Entered from Elgin Aca- demy in '24. G. A. C.g Senior Latin Club '24Q French Club '25g Booster Club. KATHRYN E. TUTTLE "Kate" "lf to her .rhare rome female errorf fall, look on her face and you'llforget them all." Commercial Course G. A. C. ,24, '26g Com- mercial Clubg Literary Club '25g Booster Club. ELLEN VAN VOOR1-IIS uxfanu "AJ pleafant a companion at one could with." General Course Senior Girls' Councilg President of Senior Latin Club '26g Spanish Club Vice-President '25g Comedy Concert '23g G. A. C. '22, '26g "Garden of the Shah", Senior Class Play Propertyg First Girls' Glee Club '24g Senior Hockey Team. HAROLD A. AKTICK H Vick " H Not exactly a woman hater, but fomething like it. " General Course Entered from La Porte High School in September 725 l1 EVERETT J. VOLLMAN UFVC17 "Someone take fare of :hir kid." Industrial Course LLOYD XXONCKX "Horsey" "Yea, and the bert perfon zoo, and he if a very paragonfor a .fweez voice." General Course "The Garden of the Shah", Opera "Martha", Hi-Y Club, Spanish Club President, Comedy Con- cert '25, Glee Club '23, '24, '25, Kane County, State Soloist Contest, President of the Senior Class, Easter and Christ- mas Cantatas. Lois A. XVAGNER "Toms" "Beeaufe fhe doe,vn't talk if no reafon to believe ,the haf nothing zo Jay." 4 Commercial Course Girls' Band '23, '24, '25, '26, Commercial Club, G. A. C. '25, '26, Easter Cantata '24. LESTER Lewis WALTERS if 97 NI only axle that fortune fend, a little more than I can rpend." Mathematics Course Finance Committee, Senior Class Play, Hi-Y Club '25, '26, Drama Club, Inter-class Basketball '25. EDWARD C. WVEIDEMAN S6 77 "And now I am willing lo admit that I arnrighz, and you are wrong." General Course Hi-Y Club '25, '26, Track '26, Inter-class Track '26. VVILBUR VoLcH "Will" "How long have I been able to endure that voice." General Course Senior Class Play, Dramatic Club, Memorial Committee, French Club, Comedy Concert '25, Band Concert '25, lylirror Staii. LYONNE A. XVAGNER li sl W To be, rather than to appear." Commercial Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Booster Club, Comedy Concert '24, Commercial Club '26. RALPH A. WALKER "Walker" ut, rut, my ??7.6l'7Z, the girlf won't hurt you." General Course Entered from St. Anne Community High School, St. Anne, Illinois. Band '24, '25, Glee Club '25, '26, lntra-mural Basketball '26, HT LLOYD Nl. WATSON "I fear no power a woman wieldr." Science Course Boys' Glee Club '24, '25, '26, Comedy Concert '26, Heavyweight Football '24, '25, Booster Club, Hi-Y Club, lntra-mural Basket- ball. CHAPMAN WVELLS uchappyu "I dare abide no longer." General Course Lightweight Football '22, '23, Heavyweight Football '24, Lightweight Basket- ball '21, '22, '23, Heavy- weight Basketball '24, '25, Track '22, '23, Captain '24, Cheer Leader, Alumni Basketball Team. X JOSEPHINE WICKLUND L6 77 .lO "Do you not know I am a woman? When I think, I mutt weak." General Course Comedy Concert '23, '24, '25, '26, G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, junior-Senior Prom Committee, Home-Coming '23, '24, Basketball '23, '24, '26, Volleyball '24, '25, Hockey '24, '25, Base- ball '24, Captainball '23. HELEN O. WING "YViugey" "She if great: who is what :he if from nature, and who never remindf ur of other5." General Course President of French Club, Vice-President of Booster Club, Secretary of G. A. C., junior Latin Club '23, '24, Alaroon Stag Committee, Baseball, Captain '24, '25, Basket- ball '24, '25, '26, Hockey Champion '25, '26, Senior Class Council, Hockey School Team '2S. CASS-EL H. XVOOD ucaseyu '41 am a man more .rinned againft than Jinning. " General Course Entered from Lexington, Illinois, September '25. SLHTH XYOUNGS "A Phantom of delight." MARJORIE M. ZIEGLER Lllxqargil "Some one like you maker the heart feem lighter." General Course "Nlid-Summer Night's Dream", Opera "Alartha", Girls' Glee Club. CARL HAGEL ALICE XVARD Rurn GRACE WTILLIGMAN "Rufus" '41 have fought a good fight. I hazfejinifhed my courfe." General Course Spanish Club '24, '25, '26, G. A. C. '25, '26, Freshman Class Yell Com- mittee, Booster Club, "American Recreation As- sociation Contest". VERNON R. WOLFF "Vern" Hlllany a man haf hufted in bruineff heeaure hir neck- tie didn't mateh hir fock.v." General Course Nlirror Staff, Hi-Y '24, '25, Glee Club '24, '25, '26, Band '24, Latin Club, Sales Committee, Comedy Concert '25, Orchestra '24, ALYCE JOYCE YAFFE KSAl77 '41 long to be a heroine, I long to be ferene. But my feet they dance in anfwer to a diftant tambourine." Commercial Course Spanish Club '26, Liter- ary Club '24, G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Com- mercial Club '26, Intra- mural Basketball '26, Captainball '24, Volleyball '23, '24, Inter-class Basket- ball, Track ,24. LORAINE EMMA B. ZIEGLER "Such a little queen. " General Course French Club, Captain- ball '23, '24, '25, '26, Volleyball '23, '24, '25, Basketball '23, '24, '25, '26, lntra-mural Basketball, G. A. C., Baseball. CLARENCE BURNS " The Drug Store Cowboy." General Course HELEN L. GLOS General Course Comedy Concert '22, '23, '24, G. A. C., French Club, Latin Club, Junior Class Play, Volleyball, Basket- ball, Captainball, Debating Club, 3M year Graduate. A 4 1 CLASS WILL Carl Ackemann leaves his modesty and good looks to George Ashman. Gilbert Albrecht leaves his ability to do the Charleston to Henrietta Luckett. Franklin Ames leaves all his wise cracks to all the rest of the wise crackers. Ruth Anselman leaves her authority on pictures to Helen Klartin. Gordon Aston leaves to become usher at the llajestic theatre of Hay Center, Henry Atkinson leaves Miss Smith in tears-of joy. Mandus Austin wills his freshness to Richard Brown. Eda Bach leaves to become head of an orphan asylum. Floyd Barnwell leaves his ability to do algebra to George Anselman. Frances Baxter leaves her reputation of "knocking 'em Dead" to Marion Pyott. Mildred Beverly leaves her hearty laugh to Mary Moreen. Myrtle Bierbaum leaves to become a missionary in Cicero, Mildred Bierbaum leaves her spitty curls to Myrtle Spiegler. Hayward Biggers leaves to become editor of the Henpeck News. Harold Block leaves school to take up a position in a barrel factory. Howard Bohl leaves his society manners to anyone who will take them. Vernon Bohlin and Helen Gage leave their nook in Lord's Park to anyone who is interested. Frank Bolwahnn donates his name to Raymond Spohnholtz. Ruby Bratzler leaves to become a model in a toothpick factory. Lois Brown leaves her scholastic ability to Rosie Schickler. Margaret Brown leaves to become secretary to the president of Woodruff and Edward's Foundry hlarion Brown leaves UA Book on Color Schemesu to all the other Browns. Art. Brydges will be gone but not forgotten-R. I. P. Elmer Buehler leaves his case of Scarlet Fever to Frances Dorrington. Helen Burton leaves a straight and narrow path to Florence O,Bierne. John Carr leaves to become a farmer, where he will make hay while the moon shines. Elizabeth Castle leaves Miss Rickert twenty-three blue slips, that ought to have been Ethel Chapman leaves her love of study to Doris Pierson. Helen Chepergi leaves her beloved friends in tears. Louise Cochran leaves in a state of coma. Edith Cole leaves to look after her vast coal mines. Wilbur Collins leaves in a hurry. Gus Cordogian leaves his club, cane, and bear-skin to Carlton Taylor. Will Connor leaves his cartoon drawings to Clarence Ebeling. Rosemary Crane leaves her calm serene disposition to Frances Beverly. William Crum leaves his three volumes on "How to Win Women" to Ronald Fredricks. Betty Cutter leaves her sympathy to the next,lX4aroon Editor. Philip Dakin leaves one hand mirror and one nail file to Philip Mills. Opal Deneau leaves to become local correspondent for Doris Blake's answer columns. Everett Duering leaves a choice selection of hymns to Allen Tunison. Richard Dolby leaves the school in peace-s. DeGoy Ellis leaves his 'Lcase" on Dorothy Glenn Beverly to Bob Ballard. Robert Elrick leaves his ability to walk backwards to Harry Spurrier. Marie Evens leaves to become dean of girls at Carpentersville. Eleanor Fitchie leaves her place on the honor roll to hlary Kiely. Forrest Fitchie leaves his lumber interests to Rinehimer Bros. Madeline Flick leaves a flickering candlefthe light that failedj to Joyce Bright. Dorothy Flint leaves a box of matcheseslightly usedAto Georgiana Glos. Roy Flora leaves his flowery name and honors for his brother Harold to continue. Herbert Foelschow wills his privilege of studying every night to Margaret Martin. Mary Fox leaves her name to Beatrice Wolff. Beth Fredricks wills a cut glass powder puff to Elizabeth Farmiloe. 40 pink Orril Friend leaves his ability to dodge eighth period to Ralph Henson. Dorothy Gage wills a gage to NIL Angell. - 'j Helen Gage leaves her date book to Nfarie Coldevin. Roy Gellerman leaves his back seat in session room to some good little boy. Louise Gerdau leaves fifty pounds to Helen Zumkeller. lf. stil Mary Gray leaves a box of water colors to be equally divided between Walter Green, Adele VVhite, Qi, Richard Brown, and '4Red" Fisher. '3 Elroy Gromer leaves his much used shoulder pads to Don Ferran. ft Clifford Gustafson wills his fatherly advice to anyone who will listen to it. ,r VValdo Gylleck wills his boisterous manners to '4Buzz" Lowrie. 1 ,el Harvey Hallet leaves the discovery of America to Columbus. , .3 Carl Hagel leaves to be prime minister at St. Charles. Kiyron Hanson leaves with the rest of the gang. Thelma Harper leaves her locker unlocked. il Carl Haseman leaves the high school to get along as best it can. Virgene Hawthorne bequeaths her French Horn with a book of instructions to Violet Spohnholtz. Harriet Hemming leaves to hemstitch sardine cans in Nova Scotia. Q Leo Hess wills the privilege of smiling at every "Flapper Fannyi' to Jerry Helman. tl 'l El Helen Hipple, to Howard Sipple, leaves a cat that is a cripple. 'rj Norman Hopp leaves his hops Knot bottledb to Mr. Pierce. George Horne leaves a Gillett Razor to Nfary Gillette. ffl Francis Howard wills his power of swaying the mob to Loraine Schlager. Gertrude Hutter leaves allof a Hutter with a slice of bread and butter. fp? 3 :I Virginia Jewett, yes she'll do itg leaves a stick of gum for T. A. to chew it. Morlin Johnson, Richard Johnson, Wilbur Johnson, and Herbert Johnston leave "A History of the Johnsons" to Alice Johnson, Bernice Johnson, Earl johnson, Malcolm Johnson, and Eva Johnson. ' Norma Jordon leaves her tall stature to Michael Miller. t Nlarvin Joseph leaves his beautifully hand adorned, steam heated locker to Mary Lee. Nfarjorie Karge wills her beautiful blush to the Elgin Painting and Decorating Company. , Earl Kern leaves a worm to Helen Kern to make it turn. Vivian Kinsley wills the Kimball street bridge to Marg Stewart. Harter Kirkpatrick leaves his squad of hall cops for the next president of the Student Council. Virginia Koehler leaves a string of broken hearted boy friends. Helen Krumnfusz leaves without much fuss. James Lake leaves in company with his brother, Ralph. Ralph Lake leaves a rake to Cletus Stokes with lots of pokes. Edna Landis wills her ability to get caught writing notes to Rowena Otto. l Laura Lange leaves to become ice cream vender for the Sweet Spot. 5 Marcel Lagerstrom leaves her boyish bob to any freshie who wants it. ii ll Grace Larson wills her polite manners to Dick Dalbey. 1 jf Lucille Larson leaves in company with Franklin Ames. L l Pauline Laughlin leaves a laughing because someone stuck her with a hat pin. Eleanor Lea leaves her merry laugh to Edaline Stohr. l' Norman Lea leaves his art workin 309 to be admired by all who come after him. Lillian Leonard leaves Sonny Muntz all alone. Theodore Leverenz bequeathes three beautiful neckties Qties that bindl to Harold Silf. Wilma Lichthardt saysA"l wan,a will my raccoon coat to Katherine Walker."V Wendell Linnell leaves E. H. S. to return to the farm. hlabel Logan leaves to get married. She'll try not to get left. Alfred Loomer leaves his big glasses for Nlr. Huber to experiment with. Kenneth Nlarckholf leaves his bashfulness to Henry Atkinson. Robert Rlarkley leaves his bold bad ways to Audrey Buckley. Herbert Nlartin leaves the cracked Mirror in a broken condition. Alden McElroy leaves Caroline Reid heart-broken. Ruth McEwan leaves a pair of shoe strings to Esther Anderson. 41 Helen NlclX"lahon leaves the school, missing her ever-ready smile. Ben Nlerz leaves his name in the annuls of history as the greatest man ever graduated from H. S Helen lX4eyer-just left. hilary Kleyers leaves the school, accompanied by Jerry Slavik. Elizabeth hfliller leaves a portion of her length to Dorothy Ponsonby. Genevieve lVIiller leaves her boy friends with broken hearts, sorrow, and red eyes. Helen Nliller leaves a bottle of ink to the library. Arthur Mitchell departed, but forgot his diploma. Nlary Mitchell bequeathes her beautiful red hair to Miss Purkiss. Norma hlosiman leaves to be a nurse for Doc. Blankls dog hospital. Robert lluirhead wills his Packard limousine for the next third floor gang to ride in. Jack lVluntz leaves his musical instincts to Miss Stocking. Raymond lWurray, after four months of hard work, leaves to be a deck scrubber on a submarine. Douglas lVlills leaves his athletic and social ability to the next in line, Billy lVlills. Rlabel Nelson bequeathes a combination hair-shoe-coat-tooth and scrub brush to Maurine Richmann Verona Nolting leaves her ability to supervise committees to anyone who is competent in this line Dorothy O'Connor leaves her pretty ways and charming manners to Viola Bensema. Donald Olklalley leaves a 'fHistory of Ireland" to Florence O'Brien. " Nellie Osman leaves for the time being. Alice Ostdick bequeathes a beautiful hand-carved toothpick to Lois Arnold. Helen Palm leaves a Palm Tree on a Florida lot to Carver Leech. Edson Perkins leaves a pitch fork and a worn out straw hat to Norwood Perkins and Ellsworth Perkins Elsie Peters leaves a book on "How to be Famous" to Mr. Fairchild. Edith and Lucile Peterson leave the rear half of their names to all the other "sons" in the school. Dorothy Phillips leaves her session room seat in the same condition that she found it. Lois Pierce leaves her dainty little ways to Miss Pierce. Astrid Pierson leaves her ,26 sweater to any of the third floor janitors. NVarren Prickett leaves half a loaf of stale bread to the stray dogs around the school. Blyrton Pritchard leaves a book on 'fHow to Become a Shiek over Night" to Carl Kerber. Raymond Quandt leaves his hunting outfit to Mr. Goble. Margaret Ramm leaves a compact, half full of powder to Blrs. Drysdale. Charles Rauschenberger leaves his winter time galoshes to Mr. Utzinger Clyde Redeker leaves to see that no one hits Al. , Phil. Redeker leaves his argumentative ability to James Kelley. Helen Reed leaves the High School without a pair of Hniftickw eyes. Kenneth Rehage leaves a pair of cast off pants to Donald Youngs who will build a suit out of them. Ruth Reimer leaves her long hair to Lyla Baird. Pearl Reinking leaves her country girl ways to Celia lN'lcGill. Dorothy Robinson presents a grape-fruit ranch to the Athletic Board. Melville Roche leaves his singing powers to Mr. Hance. Libbie Roney gives study room 311 two and one-half pieces of fly paper. Lucille Roth leaves lWr Nliller to get a permanent wave. Robert Rovelstad leaves instructions on "How to Cut and Eat Onionsf' to lX4iss Roe. Gladys Royer leaves a box of toothpicks to Bob WVagner. i Henry Rudinger leaves Virginia Soper yearning for him. Francis Ryan leaves her quiet modest ways to Harry Spurrier. Franz Rydell leaves a sample shiek-haircut in the Hall of Fame. Nlarion Rystrom leaves a mess of goldfish for Nlr. Wilson's dinner. Ruth Schaefer leaves her smile and longness to Nlarjorie Smoyer. Dorothy Schmidt leaves her vamping abilities to lVliss Biersach. Nlarjorie Secombe presents Miss VVilliford with a floor mop. Art. Siegert presents Nlr. Pierce with seven cents worth of dill pickles. Harold Seigle leaves his ability to take care of money to T. A. Alice Severance leaves her boyish manners to Gerald Helman. 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L so ... 5 '5' 'U Q. 0 3' CD 8 H 0 3 5' 91 -. - rm :j 0 W U un o fb O E. Zi' 91 P ..-...... ... ... .. ....... .-5, ................-...................-....- ........ ... . ............,n.......1.i.....-m...-...... A m........m--mm.....m1...-m.mm-....---.-mm---.-... .. ...-...-........ ....... ............. .... ...mgw -. .n.m..- m .---.mm--.-.. . mr, vw- v-qv-1. -1 -,, . W,-, - xv 1- Y v' - ' ALA:-rx my ' 97"NXy -f-er I "5mm1.t.....................5'.5fE5f?:. CLASS SONG I Words and Music by Eleanor Leo '26 A lvloclertctcy I I I I I e.I4JIfIII4J.IIIa- I Gm- happy vvoys. Gm high school days, IIIIII-IIPI IJJ. I Now we ore Ieovlnq Ioe- hincl, I . I QIMHIIJIQ- IPVHVI I Lessons weve learned, Illonors weve eclrnecl, W7 V F H I V I I' -I 'el Serve To remind Us OF Ties Thai Iofncl ue. Q. I I I I I I If-ILNI I I I I I ' .I a 4 I 4 J ,em a e'eI,,e- Now as we come To hid O- dieu. I . I I IVVVIJ-I.IIQ+Lefe-I Iioch one To Tclie his own way, 3? J I . J J ei I-6,51- Deor EI - oIIn' I'IIcIh we Thlnh of you ,W I I I I I I I I 4 .I v I J J J .ggi I ff--XM' 'G' I And of The years ol: worh oncl ploy Z? M I I I I I I I I I? du J J I g J ,I 4-IIIZI I bdgo ,fb IDFCJISE Iio our Teachers we emo, r f P f I J J J I SI, ,EI 1 I Anal 'Io our close- moles so 'true If P r I QI. I J 7 I F' I EI ' gin I'lIgh, we will bring . I I I I I P . i ' J J J I 1 J. "I I I'Ionor ond qlo- ry To you. 44 .....,--MQNGOG-e'-' THIC MAROOX STAFF PROGRAM The Xlaroon Staff program was one ofthe most successful put on by the students during the past year. It was original and held the interest of all who saw it. The large book which represented the HKIaroon" was made up of pages of great im- portance such as the dedication, faculty, music department, athletics, and baby pictures. Certain people who appear on these pages. in the real Xlaroon. posed for this substitute to give the students an idea of how the completed annual will look. lfach section was presented by a member of the stall with a short explanation of the contents and purpose of it. Of course the dedication page was blank with a curtain drawn over it. The purpose of this was to arouse curiosity as to whom it was dedicated, and make everyone more eager to get their Xlaroon. Following the program subscription names were collected. The success of the program was due to the hard work of the committee which was made up of Klaroon Staff and Senior class memliers. Philip Dakin was chairman and responsible for the unique idea of presenting the '4K1aroon". 45 TWO YEAR GRADUATES BERNICE HOGREFE Commercial Course FRANCES AGNES IXXICMAHON Commercial Course LORENE REIDY Commercial Course JUANITA WILKINSON Commercial Course FLORA HELEN AUSTIN Commercial Course HUGO OTTO LOSE Nlanual Training Course LAURA M. H. LANGE Commercial Course HELEN DOROTHY MENGLER Commercial Course RUTH S. SCHULTZ Commercial Course BERNICE VOLTZ Commercial Course HELEN I. KUNOS Commercial Course CELIA ELIZABETH EAMES Commercial Course 46 JOHN WVENDELL MILLER Industrial Course ADELIA ELIZABETH KNAKE Commercial Course Juniors LORRAINE SCHLAGER ROBERT WAGNER LUCILE COTTON JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY In the year of IQ23 a very fine and enthusiastic looking group of boys and girls entered Elgin Highg they were called Freshmen. They soon found their way around and entered into the activi- ties of Elgin High. In their Freshman and Sophomore years they had fine look- ing Hoats in the homecoming parades. They also furnished members for the bands which were started that year. They have helped the football teams to all their victories and the basketball team to two state championships. I The ofhcers they chose for their Junior year were: Robert VVagner, presidentg Lorraine Schlager, vice-presidentg Lucile Cotton, secretary. They chose brown and gold for their class colors and were able to have their sweaters before Thanksgiving. They have had many series of sandwich sales which proved very successful. The junior class play was done very well and brought forth talent from the class. ' Here is to a big and successful Senior year. LUCILE COTTON, Secretary 48 ADKINS, R. BOSWORTH, NV. DAVERY, B. HALPIN, H. KIELLISON, R. KALLAS, R. ANDERSON, AI. BROWN, M. DOCREN, G. HAOEL, L. ,IOI-INSON, IC. KRETSCIIMER, V ANDERSON, V. BRANDE , H. DORRINOTON, F. HAI I, R. jOHN ON, A. KERR, K. ANDERSON, B. BROWN, R. FEELING, C. HALLER, C. JOHNSON, M. LAMP, F.. AKIN, R. BROWN, M. ILGOERRECI-IT, F. HALPIN, G. JUDRINS, IC. LAMPHERE, F. ADKINS, F. BUCRLEY, A. FDWARDS, R. HANCHETT, W. KALLAS, G. LANGE, I.. ASHMAN, G. BUEHLER, H. EBI-1I.INc, R. HARRISON, -I. KANE, F. LASI-IER, B. ATKINSON, H. CARPENTER, R. FRAUTNICH, I. HAYWARD, G. KARSTEN, D, LEHMAN, A. BAIRD, L CARLSON, G. FRI-:D QRICKS, R. HEATH, FI. KELLER, V. LEE, M. BALI.ARD, M. CARLSON, H. FLORY, P. HELMAN, G. KELLEY, nl. LEN IART, BI. BARNES, M. CARLSON, M. FARMILOE, li. IIELEERG, lf.. KENNEI-LE, C. LEWIS, IC. BARTLETT, R. CARLSON, G FAIR I ILD, F. HENKE, A. KENT, F. LICI-ITIIARDT, A. BAU, FI. COLEY, FI GILLETTE, KI. HESS, A. KENYON, A. MCGILI., C. BEACON, H. CONYNI-1, R. GORLE, M. HIGGINS, F. KENTON KICNAMARA, M. BEARD, G. CYKA, I. GIPPERT, R. HIGINBOTIIAM, V. KERN, H. KIACINTYRE, BEITH, R. CRAWFOOT, E. GORIIAM, R. HILL, R. KILEY, M. MCCORNICK, H. BELL, FI. CRANE, M. GOULD, F. HOGREFE, B. KILLSTROM, C. NIASON, D. BERNSTEIN, A. COOK, F. GRAY, F. HOLTHUSEN, F.. KIND, E. MARTIN, NI. BEVERLY, D. CRUMPACKER, F. GRONBERG, C. HOPP, R. KIND, J. MARTIN, H. BOLWAI-INN, L. DOLEY, M. GRONLUN, P. HOPP, NV. KOWERT, FI. KIARCKHOFF, F. BOROS, IC. DEBUS IE, Y. GRUNO, B. HUMBRACHT, H. KROGSRUD, C. NIILLER, NI. . S U: U Gjonhnuedb S ICJR IIN 3 J awww JJJJ2 ummm. zmamm Uv-IQ,-lm cpmmm 3333? Q 2g2.Li.,4 manic'- im .Zuf w:EE4 oiHoQ 2222,-1 mwwmm M4 4. J. 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ZZ Sophomores THE CLASS OF ,28 i SETTING-Elgin High School CHARAcTERseThe Class of '28 ACT I TIME'IQ24-1925. The freshies of '24-the class of '28-enter Elgin High School and, after much whispering and commotion, settle down to their studies. They enter willingly, into many school activities and make a good beginning by decorating a large float in the Homecoming parade. . Both boys and girls take their place in sports and show good sportsmanship and give us promise of future stars in all the games. ln a Freshman reading contest the dramatic ability of the contestants is dis- played. Two outstanding members of the cast are Orval Cooper and Royal Fisher, who are representatives of the Freshmen in the Student Council. ACT II TIME-1925-1926. After a refreshing vacation the class of '28 returns to school, but now it has advanced one step up the stairway of learning and is called the Sophomore class. Since the class is older and knows the way of school life, the boys and girls show great progress in their studies and are not so disturbing, although they could be more attentive and not so boisterous. Athletics now claim much attention from the Sophs. The boys go out for many sports and show themselves worthy to be on the teams. The girls also make a name for themselves by winning the interclass volleyball championship. With the aid of Hazel Wicklund and Orval Cooper, representatives of the Sophomore class, the Student Council puts out a handbook, the first of its kind to be issued in Elgin High School. Having succeeded in putting over these first two acts, the cast of the play entitled 'cThe Class of 5223" hopes also to make a success of the two following acts. VVe hope with all our hearts that the class may attain its high goal, graduation from Elgin High School. lN'lARIE COLDEVIN, '28. 52 CD m m C: 2 O E D-I C m 53 6 L5 D A V ACKEMANN, IX. BEIHIRENS, A. BREEN, II. CARLSON L. DUVAL, KL FOIIRIIIAN, E. ACKIIIA 'N, RI. BELL, K. BREEN, sl. CARLSON, KI. FAIIIES, C. FOIIEY, H. ALLEN, B. BENSEMA, V. BRITTON, II. CAVANAUCH, A. ICOOROEE, C. FORCAN, L. ANDERSON, M. BENNORTII, lf. BRITTON, IC. CHRISTENSEN, G. FRLUND, H. FORD, L. ANSELMAN, G. BENNORTII, C. BROCRMAN, V. CHEPERKA, M. HI.IsERINK, L. FREEMAN, C. ANDREWS, FI, BERNSTEIN, M. BROWN, 'l'. CLELAND, VV. FNc:EI.KING, A. FREEMAN, F. ARNOLD, L. BERMAN, S. BROWN, J. CLINCII, FI. FIPSTEIN, R. FREDRICK, A. AMIS, J. BERO, F. BRUENS, YV. CLOUD, j. ICVENS, F. FREDRICKS, F AUBLE, F. BEVERLY, F BRUNS, C. COLDEVIN, M. FEDDRE, B. FRINK, KI. AUSTIN, F. BIERMAN, F. BRYAN, D. COMIIEST, R. FEDOU, N FRISII, H. BADENDICR, RI. BIERMAN, II. BUCK, D. COOPER, C. FEIIRMAN, KI. FUI MER, R. BAKER, B. BIGGER, D. BURNETT, KI. CONRO, D. FINI-ROCK, J, CANNON, L. BALLARD, R. BLACK, F. BURT, R. COOPER, O. FISCIIER, R. GANNON, BARLOI , F. BLIETZ, D. BUTLER, D. CROCRER, li. FISII, G. GAR NER, B. BARNWELL, J. BOI-INE, M. f BYRNE, J. CRUMM, F. FISHER, E. GIQTZELMAN, BATTERMAN, K. BOHNER, M. CAIIIL , D. DEPUE, L. FLETCI ER, D. GIESEKE, L. BAXTER, BORN, E. CAIIILI., R. DIETZ, R. FLORA, H. GIERENS, H. BEHLINO, D. BOXEERGIA R, D. COLLINS, M. ' DUNNINO, IX. FORCE, F. GILBERT, CCOntinuedD ORES O PH D SC CI ,5. LOWMAN, R. sz, R. KRUNNEU LY, VV . I. I5 4 R. I IIOA LAND, 3 5 Z C nr E D QD -4 L' 2 o z U M . If LOWRIE C. N I- z :J Ld U it Ld 2 Z :Z H4 ..- ZR 9 2 c ... ... N. 5 E 4 Ld M lil Q 4 -I I-1 I-1 in I-14 o LD C N S Go0IJs:III'I'I-I, IC. HAKE, H. IIUIIILRT, il. KIIQNLEN, R. KIINOS, H. LOWRIE, R. GOUGI-I, H. HALLER, VV. IIUIIIIIRACIIT, F. KILTZ, C. LAGERSTROIII, L. LINIJ, A. GRACER, J. HANNAII, XV. HU'I'I'I:R, P. KIRKI.AND, C. LANDWERE, C. LIND, J. GRANT, R. HARRIS, -I. HYIIIOVITZ, A. KILLEI-LN, D. LANDIS, F. LOSE, H. GREEN, W. HA EMA , D. AIA ous, Y. KING, IL LANGE, E. LOSE, R. GREI-:NEI-:RG F. HAYES, A. IIQANES, D. KLEIN B. l.ARsoN, E. 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PRELL, R. ROBBINS, M. SCHULTZ, R. SOPER, L MCTAVISH, I. CYBRIEN, F. PRICE, R. ROBINSON, VV. SCHLIE, IC. SPENCE, F. KIENKE, A. OEI.SCIILAOER, H. PYOTT, sl. ROCHE, IVI. SCHURMEIEII, F. SPLITTGERBER, MEUSER, G. ULNEY, L. QUADE, V. ROLLER, G. SEDERSTROM, IC. SPOHNHOLTZ, R. NIILLER, OSBI-LRE, IC. RA FELSON, D. ROTH, SEDERSTIIOM, II. STETTNER, L. XIILLS, P. USBERG, IXI. RAHN, I. ROSS, F. SEDLAQK, IC STEVEN , KI. MITCHELL, IX. OSTLER, R. RAHN, L. ROSENE, C. SEILKOPE, RI. STEWART, KI. IXIASON, P. IJAPAOIQORGE, II. RAKOW, RI. ROVELSTAD, .-X. SEILKOP, KI. STICKLINO, D. IXIOOHE, H. PATE, R. RAMBOW, II. ROVELSTAD, R. SHANE, V. STILLWELL, IC. MOULTON, R. PEASE, P. REA, R. ROVELSTAD, S. SIEF, H. STONE, R. XIUHR, V. PERKIN , IX. READ, C. RUNGE, D. SKOOLUND, I. STOVER, G. BIEYERS, K. PETERSON, H. REASON, C. SALISBURY, G. SLOCUM, IC STRANDT, KI. NASH, V. PIERCE, H. REED, R. SCHAAE, R. SMITH, IC. SWANSON, H. NELSON, L. PIERSON, D. REED, P. SCHNEFE, A. SMITH, II. TEGNER, E. NELSON, IC. PIHL, R. REIDY, I.. SCHNEEF, R. SMITH, I.. THEOBALD, WI. NE VMAN, F. RENNER, KI. SCHULT, C. SMITH, R. THIEL, B. Y D ed HU onti CC OIRBIS PIIOIM SO Us 0 G r-4 za ZQMMFE. 'Lk-' MJAT S5324-'9'mmMf'iz I-liz ,,P4D,-ll-Y-ll-Y-Ld Q""'g3"'4mMOE2m 4205352255: 33wNNNNNNNN 2 Q.-m... 5mSfmmM4Qm 5"2fn',-k 5355555455 ,-IZ!-1M:n:n""'AA Effldfddgoo 3333333333 Me? dd J bidi--Qh.Zu "UD444 Z'4C ZQgDm4E::"'12 .4' Kiln-4L1J!-dvlmi-I-I 5225a:w5Mg 4:u1u1u:L:1md..2,. 3333333333 +-S E, QQ 4322 5244255525 Egppfimzzzz A QCJUCJA 42949944444 o44m4, 3333333333 . QQ Ev-I -,. -zfg SH4. MODH-wofm - 0,5 w4hM35z ' gEig-QaE,,4- :VHA Dosfggmizgg mmY:::Ho4:4aHNc PHr'P'P+E'E'PP.2 l Freshmen CLASS HISTORY In January, 1925, the Elgin High School received one hundred and forty-two incoming Freshmen. In September these Freshmen welcomed two hundred and fifty-nine more who came to get the knowledge offered by Elgin High, and to help form the Class of 1929. The girls took an active part in all athletics, a subject in which they were greatly interested. The girls had a hard gripping game for the Interclass Basket- ball Tournament which they won. All the boys who had received grade school football training joined the High School teams, but ofcourse they were not heavy enough to play in the big games. The class elected Richard Dalbey and Robert Lowrie to represent them on the Student Council. All clubs gave the Freshmen a hearty welcome, which made them feel at home and very happy in their new surroundings. Hail to Class of 729, Freshies ,25. htlay success always be their aim. hlay success crown their future. GERTRUDE INIUNCH, ,2Q. 58 Z H P-4 6 I I E b 50 LJ J: I S l.. A A A 4 -1 .. 5 .r,'v'i-4 ., l . HZQTA Ev! -m,Q' Qfs-Qg-4Q'gA-H-Hhz QHZammmLD.41zX,fM,,Q ,xwdmc hHu:goFh.m3-H,,Qmn,.42 DMC-n'NAmp1Ncc,4wmu..p1bb-..:w xpgi-E-451.-.AZmu,uou..:4:4wcn O0i,'E'ffEiELE:::1O9zED2 L.AbvL'JbbvL,bLfLCDbLDLCDb A 2 ,44',g,2x42Q.:-4 45. 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XKILLER, G. HARPER, G. HOLTH, E. KASSER, C. KRUMM, R. LUDWIG, Ii. MINR, W. HARVEY, L. HOLTHUSEN, C. KEANE, C. KRUNNEUSZ, A. LUECIIT, E. MLICIIELL, E. HAZLETON, A. HOLTZ, H. KEISER, A. KUNOS, LUNGREN, G. MORLEY, HECKER, F. HOPKINS, L. KELLER, VV. KUSCHMERZ, W. NIANN, A. MOSIMAN, -I. HEINKING, F. HOOKER, D. KELLEY, L. LANG, D. IWATHIAS, L. MORTELLARO, 3 HENKE, E. HOWARD, H. KENDALL, F. LARKIN, L. NICCARTHY, A. NTOY, S. HENNESSY, HUNT, H. KENT, VV. LARSON, F. NICCARTHY, Rl. NIUELLER, G. E . I ed D11 nti To CC IEN HIM S E FR Cl r- 1 V : P14 QQ2 ,rw GNU QCA!-1 .945 S55 -C- wig Qffw DS., clzvzcn .f-J Q..- "'.-. 1313.1- mfz :Annan . A Cin Z- z ZS Lu Q 5 9:2 4. F z Sutgg Ivzm OOO MMM I-I AAA fMh zgv- QAM :az x44 An. v"- .4 f5.X "'1lI :Zu Img ui-H mi-U ZF-GZ BJIJLJ .-4-.-4 446 W '11RLE, H. 4. SZILAGY, I r- ki m. E-1 H .4 A U1 -4 A w v: C M ui PARKS , R. Il IXIUIRHIQA P br 1:4 . Difl- 9 E I-. 4 E N. Z I1-J Zu: -. we 4 Na Ni' A ill ill P no Lf :A E- - 2 un sa E F 2 .d 4 cn .-A .P ,fz 44 3 IZ. 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IC, XYILSON WHAT THE COACHES HAVE TO SAY In our interscholastic program, at lilgin High School, football comes the nearest to satisfying the popular idea that is confronting, not only our community, but the country at large, "Athletics for allw. By the constant accumulation and care of equipment, we are able to give at least seventy-live boys training in football throughout both Spring and Fall seasons and the fact, that it is a strenuous outdoor sport, is probably the greatest reason why it has long been the most popular of major sports in not only colleges and universities, but in the high schools of the United States. No doubt the next greatest reason for its unrivaled popularity is the fact, that it is played on a large athletic field, where it is possible for great numbers to witness the contest. The intense interest in the game, the fact, that it is possible for great numbers to play the game and the very keen competition which our well organized confer- ence of long standing affords, makes it necessary to conduct very intensive train- ing with both our major and minor teams in the Spring as well as in the Fall of the year. Realizing that experience makes the player, as many boys as possible, regard- less of age or weight, are urged to take part in the game in the Spring ofthe year. This is especially true with the boys who are just entering High School because it has been our custom to give a boy one year experience, on our minor team or on the major squad before he is placed on the major team. Of course, if a boy is gifted with unusual athletic ability, regardless of size he plays with the majors. Making a survey of the material on our teams in the Fall, during the last few years shows, that the nucleus of both teams is composed of the boys who took part in football during the preceding Spring. This shows' the value derived from their early training and the necessity of having it. Our teams last Fall were very successful, not only in the winning of games, but a fine spirit of cooperation between the team, coaches and the school was shown and the boys were a group that Elgin High School was glad to have re- G 3 present them. The minors lost only a few games while the majors won all but one. Our material for next year, of course, is in the making and although a number of players graduate from the major team, just as large a number, who are young in the game this year, were carried on the squad throughout the season. They should come to the front next season together with some who will move up from the minor squad. The same good Elgin High School spirit, that put winning teams on the field this year, will do the same thing next year. ' M. E. WiII.SON. HEAVYWEIGHT BASKETBALL Elgin High School 1925-1926 Heavyweight Basketball team completed the hardest schedule ever undertaken by the Elgin High School. They played the best teams in Northern Illinois and Chicago. The regular playing schedule con- sisted of fifteen games, seven of which were with Big Seven schools. Elgin was successful in thirteen of the fifteen games. In the Big Seven Conference Elgin tied for first place with five games won and one lost. After the regular playing season Elgin entered the State High School Basket- ball Tournament. They easily won their four district tournament games that were played at Dundee, scoring IOQ points to their opponents, 58 points. ln the Sectional Tournament held at Joliet the iylaroons went to the semi-finals and lost to Joliet by the close score of I5-14. The State Tournament had 640 teams start and Elgin was one of the last sixteen to remain. Considering the loss of Captain Mills, All State Center and Captain, and Andy Solyom, one of the best guards in High School circles, and also Carl Acke- mann, high point man of the conference from last year's lightweight team, at the end of the first semester, the team made a record that any High School would be proud to claim. C. E. ADAMS. TRACK The growth of track athletics has been nothing short of phenomenal. Ten years ago there were only two large meets for high schools in this section of the country. Now, scarcely a week end goes by, but what some high school, college or university stages an interscholastic meet. Even in our own locality the popular- ity of track has increased greatly. A few years ago Elgin had the Kane County and Big Seven Track. hleets to look forward to. This year there were nine meets scheduled and the boys have been looking forward to those meets with interest as it offers them a chance to match their skill and speed against each other. Next year there will be more interest displayed. The fruits of this year's labors will be realized and the name and reputation of Elgin High School will continue to be that of a leader. S. A. COUTCHIE. C. E. Anmrs S. A. COUTCHIE V. UTZINGER U-1 Football 'Y' Q FV' RIN A wAf?'xaQ J 1215 si. i 41? A1 xi V '11Q f -fs? -- S NX iulkluu 5 1'-' -i ' Q f , ' , hx '. .. G -1 I XR A L4 x " ' 'N -4 S f gms? XgQ...-qu., -. y'wf A Elgin FOOTBALL SCHEDULE . , 3 LaSalle-Peru . . . L Elgin . . 3 Wendell Phillips . . Elgin . . . 7 E. Aurora . . . . Elgin . . , 7 XY. Aurora . . . Elgin ,. . 3 Freeport . Elgin . . . . 40 DeKalb . . Elgin . . . I3 Rockford . . . l Elgin . . , 24 Joliet . . . , CAPTAIN EARLTENNY Elgin . . , 7 Englewood . . Elgin had one of the most successful seasons in years, losing but one game and that by three points. The heavies finished second in the conference and Worked off some old grudges against Rockford and the Auroras. They scored IO7 points to their opponents 19, which shows the defensive strength the squad had. Their offensive operations were hampered by the bad weather that prevailed during the games especially those against Freeport and Rockford. Elgin had a strong, well-balanced team, and Captain Tenney, Klills, Gromer, and Klorley were mentioned for all conference honors. iw 5 Top R0wfCoAC1I VV1LsoN, EGGEBRECHT, DAMN, KIRKPATRICK, CAPT, 'l'L:NNuY, lXloRI.I2Y, GROMER, B. SLAVIK. Sammi R0'Z0fiXSIIMAN, ANDERSON, CAP'rA1N-lCL1ac'rRiemann, FLORA, KIILLS, Bmcsicks, Klum, Sci-IULTZ. Bottom R0'Zll'-XVA'l'SON, RIARTIN, BRANDES, SMITH, l"1iRRAN, BENXORTH, Bisiiiuexs. U45 FOOTBALL SEASON Elgin opened the season against LaSalle-Peru. The big downstate team proved a strong foe, but lvfills toe Won the game for Elgin, 3 to o. Our next game was with Wvendell Phillips, the team we had defeated 49 to O the year before, This time they gave our boys a real scare, but L'Ga-Ga" repeated his performance of the previous week and Elgin was the victor, 3 to o. The conference season opened with Elgin at East Aurora. lt was a hard game with numerous lost op- portunities on both sides, but Elgin returned victorious, 7 to o. Coach Fletcher's Wildcats from West Aurora were our next opponents. Ability to follow the ball won the game for Elgin, when Captain Tenney picked up a fumble and ran for a touchdown. Rudinger broke his collarbone l"mumN in this game and it proved a serious handicap to the team. A large crowd followed the team to Freeport, in a driving rain. Although outplayed, Freeport won when Bere ran 30 yards for a touchdown. Xfills scored Elgin's points in the first half, but lost many other opportunities to score. Elgin ran wild over DeKalb, 40 to o. Kforley really got started in this game and the rest of the gang played some of the snappiest football seen on the Afaroon field. Elgin defeated its ancient rivals, Rockford, under the Worst conditions a game has ever been played in Elgin. Tom Nforley Wallowed his way through six inches of snow, mud and water for two touchdowns. Our final conference game was with Joliet and we defeated the prison city bunch, 24 to o. Afills and Alorley played the best game of their lives and the score should have been larger. The Alaroons played a post season game against Englewood, runnerup in the Chicago league. Althcugh outplayed in the first half, they came back in the final period with a strong aerial attack and fought to a 7 to 7 tie. 95 af 67 .., ,. " ,M L rf ip, t W , gy.: N,eMr,.W1,4i...M,,.,p:af,.,,,,..s , -f 4,9 A i qgllji? I wr: iv, Q Mgt: QW' vi, , . , ,, my V ,A ' , A , , g V .,.. g" ,.,,,,,. Q., '...4:.g, Q N ,, 1 U , 5, 1..,,,:41f ,:- 'C in , ""'f 'J' 'wi J, 452 .8 " f i ff " Q1 r 'fi f'..3'-f,'d-i?f ""k ,twin-5 'ggi 5539- X 1 lui. .,.,:, .Q gy, f-152, JAX . F .r!jgdv:.i.,?3: E .ills , fM.:,.,, ,- 4 ' it J' . IH-.,,.....,t xf., . -- 1 V "'g,r-'1:-- -V' -. f f ,gf 1-Q - V ,,,. 1 ig r vfigi , , ,Q 1.91 , -. - Q ff 1:0 "" y- N- "H . f. . .- , -- . an -A-Y-' 'A-Iwi. as ,-, QF 3, ,fa--:align , . ' fwi r f , was Q ' V ' y ",' r,"1 ,,', E A R L T E N N E Y Captain Tenney, playing his fourth year of con- ference footliall, proved himself to he one of the greatest centers in conference history, an able leader, a tower of strength on defense and always on top of the ball. He was an all-round linesman. C A R L K E R B E R Kerher is one of the hardest hitting and tackling backs in the Big Seven conference. HCully's', play was always a feature of the game and he should be a good leader. DOUGLAS MILLS Mills was our quadruple threat man who could run, kick, pass and catch passes to perfection. "Gaga7' was placed on the all-state team by many critics. ANDREVV SOLYONI "Andy" was a handy man to have around for either tackle or end. His size and ability made him an ex- cellent end. SMITH MERZ BIGGERS CAPTAIN-ELECT KERBER ANDERSON 68 I -,amy A f 'hier'-if ff . 5 . rm-a1,,f.f,- .Q W, f.Q .f V, , :fs ,, ELROY GRONIER Grorner, playing his third year for Elgin, was a mainstay in the line. "Dino', Was an all-conference man and showed it by his playing. HARTER KIRKPATRICK Harter alternated with Herb Klartin at a guard position. He played consistently throughout the sea- son and was a scrappy linesman. HENRY RUDINGER '4Hank" played regular tackle early in the season and bid fair to become a crack linesrnan. In the Vlest Aurora game he broke his collarbone and was out the rest of the season. RUDINGER AIARTIX FLORA GROMER KIRKPATRICK 69 PHILIP DAKIN 'cPhil", our hefty tackle, played regular after Rudinger was taken out. He distinguished himself in the Freeport game by recovering a fumble on their ten- yard line, which led to Elgin's points. R O Y F L O R A Flora played at both end and backfield positions. He played commendably wherever he was placed and was a valuable asset to the team. HENRY ANDERSON Anderson played a steady, rugged game at guard and was rarely substituted for. He should develop into a great player next year. HERBERT MARTIN lNIartin came from Joliet where he played lightweight football. He won a regular place with the majors and played a steady game at guard. ELMIQR SMITH '4Smitty" our midget coming from the lightweight team, made a regular berth with the heavies and played like a veteran. DON FERRAN Although Ferran was only a Freshman he made good on the heavies and as he has three more years he should prove to be a whiz. HAYWARD BIGGERS Biggers, after having bad luck last year, came back and played an end position very creditably. 'T'fWIX,T 'XIIWDT IDX7 .lxzui ,v1Ll1x1J1.i1 4'Tom" was perhaps the greatest plunger in the conference. He was rarely stopped and was always good for three to five yards whenever needed. DAKIN AIILLS Moktiav 70 LIGHTNVEIGHT FOOTBALL ln Steve Coutehie's second year here he turned out one of the best pony outfits ever seen. The standard of lightweight football has been pulled up very greatly since Steve started coaching here. The team closed the season with five victories, three defeats and a tie. Captain Vllagner, Lea, Hallet and Kochis were mentioned as all- conference material. The lights, first game was with the Sandwich reserves. The score Was 2 to 2. In the next game they ran the Rochelle reserves ragged to the time of 34 to o. Vlvest Aurora was put out of the way by a score of IO f to o. The game was featured by passing. CAPTA1NR,W'AGNER At Freeport Elgin was out-rushed by a heavier and mud-cleated Freeport team. The final count was 20 to o. In the next game the ponies defeated the Barb City Klidgets, 3 to o. Johnson and Kochis starred. On that terrible day the Rockford boys defeated the lights, 6 to o. Good football was impossible and the result would have been different on a dry day. The gang Went to Joliet determined to do or die. They did and with Kochis playing a stellar role, defeated the Joliet's lights, I3 to o. The ponies played a post season game with lX'Iooseheart and were defeated, I3 to 2. 71 VVHAT THE PAPERS SAY Morley I S S tar EWESALZHIT A?3IZi?1aiZZ2tP0int Mills Runs Wild U EAST AURORA IS MILLS MAR FINALLY BEATEN MAROON AND CREAM Elgin, 293 Hinckley, 15. BIGGERS LEADS SCORING IN FAST AND FURIDUS BATTLE Mills and Solyom Rudinger Out for Season "FatI' Scores First Points Morley Scores Twice ROCKFORD AND BLIZZARD FAIL T0 STOP ELGIN Elgin In Best Game Of The Season At Joliet ELGIN DEFEATS Flora Turns Tide Maroons Beat Colored Team By Placekicks State Champs Again? I'FatI' Goin, Strong Captain Douglas Mills 7 Basketball HEAVYWEIGHT BASKETBALL CAPTAIN DOUGLAS NTILLS "Gaga', is probably the most finished basketball player that ever exhibited his skill in the E. H. S. gym. Besides averaging over IO points a game, his dribbling was perfect and his passing and defensive work superb. He also proved his ability as a leader. Yve wish him the best of luck in carrying on his career at college. A victory at Rockford The Kiaroons entered the season with a great record from the last two years to uphold. Under Coach Adams tutelage they finished their regular schedule with thirteen victories and two defeats, and later reached the semi-finals in the sectional tournament at Joliet. The team started the season with three regulars from last years state champ aggregation. They were later handicapped when lfills, Solyom, Church, and .Xckemann were lost by the ninth semester ruling. Wvith but two weeks rest and practice from the football season the hlaroons took into camp four of the best teams in Chicago. Austin, Harrison, Crane and Hyde Park were the victims. The squad hit a snag when they journeyed to New Trier and came home .with the short end of a 30-28 store. The gang were decidedly off and New Trier played over their heads to win. The team showed their class in the first conference game by defeating the much routed Joliet quintet 32-13. They next won an easy victory over Wfest Aurora 31-15. Captain Klills, supposedly "ill'7, was the star. The strong Rockford quintet arrived here for the next game, a non-conference tilt. The game was close, but Elgin was never headed and won 28-22. The next game was the one to which the Elgin fans looked forward most-Freeport. Before a howling mob that packed the gym, as it has seldom been packed before, Elgin took one of the most hectic games ever seen on the E. H. S. court. Although the Pretzels led at the third quarter, the boys kept their heads and won by a sensa- tional comeback 22-17. Freeport was later state champ. The next week the ninth semester prospects were given a chance to prove their ability, and did it Very nicely, whipping East Aurora 41-21. The following eve was the last game for the 8th semester men, and they gave their best to help Elgin beat Oak Park 29-16. lt certainly was hard to see Captain Nfills and the boys go. The team next journeyed to DeKalb for a conference game. It was exciting and hard fought, Elgin winning in an over-time game 37-28. The game with VVaukegan was called off on account of the scarlet fever ban. The Kfaroons were seriously handicapped in their practice for the Rockford game by this ban. would have given Elgin a clear title to the conference championship, but it was not forthcoming. Lack of practice told on the Kfaroons and they lost 25-14. In the last game of the regular season, Elgin beat Dundee 28-19. Top Row-COACH ADAMS, GROMER, JXSHMAN, Eooiaisiuzciir, SPURRIER, B. SLAVIK, SCHLAGER. Bottom Row-Bmcxus, CAPT. NTILLS, FLORA, CAPT. SLAVIK, Kocuis, JONES, WAGNER. 74 BASKETBALL-THE MEN ll R O Y F L O R .VX Roy was an all-conference and all-tournament 171311. Ile was a hard, clever player with an uncanny eye for the basket. llc usually came through when a deciding basket was needed. Roy should go over big at college. CARI, ACKICMANN "Cook" was another nine semester man who won his letter through his deadly eye for the wicket. Although Carl was not a regular, he got into most the games and his basket shooting ability won him the sobriquet. utwo basket JXekemann,'. BOB SLAVIK "Bob,' was a handy man to have around. He played at a guard position and the same lighting spirit that Jerry had was inherent in his brother. 'LBob,' got in many of the games and always gave the best he had. ROBERT YVAGNER 'ABob,' was another dependable reserve to have around. He was a steady consistent player and heady teamwork featured his play. Ile was a hard worker and as one fan expressed it 'galways on the runn. ICUGICNIL JONES Jones came out for basketball a new, green man. However, his speed and ability at center soon won him a place on the squad. Ile was in his prime at the tournament and proved himself a star. llc has two more years and should be a Hwhixv. CAPT, AIERRY SLAv1K lt was AIerry's lighting leadership that carried Iilgin through many a game after the ninth semester closed. Jerry finally found his Calling at back guard when he played prowess almost equal to "S0lly's,'. He made up in fight and skill what he lacked in size. r J ROY FLORA CARL ACKEMANN BOB SLAVIK Hou WAGNER ICUGENE JONES, Capt.-Elect 75 BASKETBALL-THEVMEN HAYWARD BIGGERS Biggers overcame his well known hard luck this season and played some pretty basketball. His eleverness and good shooting eye stamped him as a star. His best Work Was at Joliet Where his stellar playing crossed the admiration of the critics. ANDREW SOLYOH The calibre of Andy's playing was that which is seldom seen in college circles. Although handicapped by a bad knee, his playing could not be equalled anywhere in the state. As soon as the ninth semester closed he entered college and began playing basketball. GEORGE KOCHIS At the end of the regular season, Adams decided he needed another good guard who could work the ball down the floor. He called 4'Koehy', from the ponies to fill this position. George came through and his speed, light guarding and floorwork featured the tournament play. FRANK Kocms HAYWARD BIGGIERS ANDREW SOLYOM GEOIRCSE Kocms 76 THE TOURNAMENTS Elgin entered the District Tournament at Dundee with a new, untried team. Koehis had been taken over from the lightweights and worked into the new com- bination. Elgin met strong opposition in the first game with St. Charles, but won rather handily, 26 to 13. The next night they defeated Harvard, 36 to 23. The subs got a chance in this game. In the serni-finals they met an unexpected obstacle in hIeHenry. The game was in doubt at all times, but the old Elgin fight won, 16 to 14. In the hnals they ran over Crystal Lake, 31 to S, showing greater form than the most optimistic Elgin fan had looked for. Flora, Slayik and Biggers were placed on the all-tournament teams. Elgin went to Joliet, backed by a big Crowd and with hopes of another state championship. They ran rings around the Big Hinckley team, ZQ to 15. and earned a place in the serni-linals. The Klaroons did not show the form of the night be- fore, but Elgin would have undoubtedly beat Joliet if not for a bad break in the last quarter. The score was I5 to 14. Too mueh cannot be said of the work of Captain Slayik and the team. Twp Row-V LNUACH rkrmms, B. SLAVIK, Ec:c3EB1L1:c1l'I', XVAGNER, SCHLAGLR. Ifnrfrmz Roco---liicscsrgias, I"1.okA, CAM. Smvrx, lxoenis, james, 77 LIGHTWEIGHT . BASKETBALL The lightweights went through a successful season, winning eleven games and losing four and finishing second in the conference. In the pre-conference games the lights defeated Austin, Harrison, Hyde Park and Crane Tech., but suffered the same humiliation as the majors at New Trier, losing 22-25. In the first conference game they defeated Joliet by the close score of I6-IS. At West Aurora the whole team was given a chance as the score was 22-S. Rockford defeated the ponies hereg although Elgin led most of the way. Score, 26-22. CAP1-Am "Doc" Scumuiizxc The team got revenge on Freeport by defeating them 27-21 in the pony scrap, East Aurora was an easy Victim, the score being 3IeI7. The lights were show- ing some classy basketball. Oak Park was defeated 28-18. The game was better than it sounds. The lightweights journeyed to DeKalb to play the strong Barb ponies in a crucial game. The DeKalb lights proved too strong and won a hard fought game. IQ-I2. The next week the Ponies ran over Dundee by a score of 25-2. A rally in the Rockford game in the last few minutes of play fell short by three points and Elgin was defeated 17-14. In the final game Coach Wilson used a new quintet which easily defeated Dundee, 23-I2. The pony aggregation was a fast, fighting aggregation that were always in the running until the final whistle blew. Kochis and Captain Schlager were later drafted to the tournament squad. There was a majority of underelassmen on the squad which sounds well for lClgin's future teams. N- it Efaf .QLG44 vs Track 5?'....u ,s r 1 f il 1 ri Qi E E. Us 3 fl E , TRACK Because of the fact that the Maroon goes to press before the track season opens it cannot very well report on the success of the team. It seems safe to say, however, that Coach Coutchieis men are on their way to a third consecutive conference championship. The Elgin track teams in the last few years have made the best records in Northern Illinois scholastic meets, which is something we should be proud of. The one peculiar thing about track is that although a major sport, it is very poorly supported. To students who have watched track meets, no football or basketball game is more exciting than seeing the events of a Big Seven meet. The fact of the matter is that the meets are rather slow and lack the competitive spirit of the other major sports. A great step forward has been School Athletic Association in providing for state track The plan to be followed is Very similar to that of the basketball meets. There will be sectional tournaments in the various sections and the winners will compete at Urbana for the state title. If Elgin places high in the Big Seven meet they can be expected to take the sectional at Aurora. Led by Captain Perkins the Maroons have reliable point getters in Jones, Weideman, Swan, Pfister, Spurrier, and Kelley. There are quite a few underclassmen out this year, and if they stay out, Elgin should have some great teams in the next few years. CAPTAIN EDSON PERKINS taken by the Illinois High meets, starting this year. 4 l r 5 qw I 1 Y l 1 wifi 121 , 1 L 3 . l it iff' Il-' g ,wig e -il l M iff' Ml L31 if li.:t flfls E 2 .E - is . 1 .dl .ll 45 XE 2 . A g . 13 2 s fi , E E45 Q: is E.: 5? xi' 5 e g Yi M f" , 1, 5 so T H er M -..Q,2,.f" iw, f"nr'5:."' 1.1.14 f..u.1.i: rf' W f "' ami. 'M ' iQ," A L. pkg- , E9l"i':?'f5E'?T'f1'lf2ST'f'UT175,7-lt it ,. Girls' Athletics B z' . . 4- 'f?f?f9pY,g www, - ,- , -. , . ' . "ii1'?1 G 2 X pf .V ' . -g . X . , 'F 1, f - . , 'M-fg:,:,. T L, ., . .1 jf 11 trlr ff 9, qggii .V .. -- ,, if .,4. g gba. TQ -'L- 2 G. A. C. OFFICERS HELEN PALM ELEANOR LEA TIELEN VVING Vzre'-Prffidfvzl Prefidfnt Sfrrfiary BASEBALL Our Great American game, baseball, is as much played and as well liked by the girls of Elgin High School as it is anywhere by any group in the Union. Not many years ago, baseball, as played by girls, was laughable. Today, however, girls can 'pTtch Efixgjnock Hhomersw, or bunt as well as any member of the sterner sex. - This fact can be accounted for in a number of Ways. For one thing, girls today are given more opportunity to display their athletic prowess. Their instructors are more efficient, and this fact alone has stimulated and encouraged the girls to such an extent that much progress has been made in all athletics for girls. lXfTore- over, the modern girl is not the type to be frightened at seeing a ball whizzing toward her. She is stronger in mind, in body, and consequently, her nerves are more steady. CAPTAINS BETTY CUTTER .... . Senior BARBARA LASHER . junior RUTH SCHNEFF . Sophomore FRANCES BEVERLY . Freshman CAPTAIN BALL Sixty-two girls participated in the color tournamentheld to determine the champion Captainball team. It developed that the team ably led by lona Fraut- nicht was the laurel-winner. Captainball is a fast-moving, breath-taking game that requires rapid thought, true basket aim, and a tense, alert brain. It develops the muscles in the shoulder, back, arms, and legs. The game is preparatory for basketball, and is not regarded as a major sport. The captains of the other three teams were Vivian Kinsley, Elizabeth Miller, and Helen, Phillips. sz I VOLLEYBALL Volleyball, the game for any and every girl, had a good number of recruits this year. Seventy-eight girls played in enough games to earn letters for the sport. The popularity of this lirst sport of the season can be explained by the fact that no one girl is burdened by an over-abundance of individual activity or re- sponsibility. The game requires and develops team-work and alacrity of response. ln the inter-class championship tourney it was the team-work and alertness of the Sophomore team that gave it the victory. CAPTAIXS VIRGINIA RIUIVIR Sophomore Lois ARNOLD , Freshman HIaI,IzN KERN . Junior DoRoTIIY ROBINSON Senior Twp Rufz'-- REID. 1lAIiN, l"I-:IIIuI,xN. ciL'S'I'AI-SON. lfnflwm RIICCYBADENDICK. BI-1I.I,oxx's. CAPTAIN Xll'lIR. XI-Liisox, linoczstmtp. SIS UA, .1 1,145 ik gif r t fn -vc i. 1' -. lv ,,, v E 2.1, ii. Q i r E f w lil, 1 J ti LJ '1 S? if 1 ff' tg, gizffi gs, Ep -s lr ll ll ii' 1 ll -l .fn HOCKEY Hockey is the girls, autumnal sport as football is the boys. It is played in an open held, and hockey clubs and hard rubber balls are used. The game is faster, rougher, and requires more practice and skill than any other girls' sport. After hard and faithful practice the Seniors Won their games with the Freshmen and Sophomore teams and at last defeated their truly formidable opponents, the Juniors. Helen Palm, the Senior captain, Betty Cutter, her center, Elizabeth Sorn, Helen McMahon, Virginia Jevvett and Eleanor Lea deserve especial praise and recognition for their splendid work during the season. Top Row-VVING, FREDRICKS, CUTTER, ,ANSELMAN, -IEWETT, NICNIAIION Bottom RowfSoRN, VAN VOORHIS, PALM, GRAY, LEA. 84 .,......,.,.,..,, . -uv.: V 1 ' 1 w 1 J N l I STUNT GROUP A group of rolling, tumbling, acrobatic girls make up the new department of athletics, the Stunt Group. Kluch appreciation was shown by and much enjoyment given to the students of Elgin High when the Stunt Group performed their antics on the Auditorium stage. Some of their stunts are: the head-stand, hand springs, cart wheels, Sommer-saults, floor dip, Eskimo-roll, camel Walk, diving, knee spring, human ball and parallel bar gymnastics. lop R050-'IiOXVI'I'Z. Hi"r'ricR, l.AsE. Sriram! Row-Govan, K1L1.1s1QN, IIARLAN, jAM1zs. lfollnm ROC4'mlXlI'I'CIIEI.l., 'lllIUlXIS, XYYMANN, BEARD, W Eicul-il.. 85 BASKETBALL As in every other sport this season, the number of girls who were partisans in Bas- ketball this year was far greater than in any preceding year. lylore girls had an opportun- ity to play, an intra-hlural Basketball tournament was held to find which organiza- tion boasted the finest team in the school. The French Club won the championship after valiant battles with the numerous op- posing teams. The Inter-Class tournament was won, for the first time in many years, by the speedy and invincible Freshmen. Top Rowfl3ARLow, GRAY, PHILLIPS, DAMN. Boifonz Row'--iX1txoLD, Biivi-:nLY, CAPTAIN Roci-112, Huxxixe, Rox hismn 86 Activities SENIOR CLASS PLAY "l'he Goose Hangs Highf' a three-act play by Lewis Beach, was presented by the Senior Class on the afternoon of December third and on the evening of the fourth. The fact that every seat in the house was sold was suliicient evidence that the Class of '26 had a reputation for good acting, due to the fine work in direction of Kfiss Juliet Barker. Klr. Yernon Lftzinger was responsible for the lovely stage-setting and lighting effects. Q The Ingalls family is a typical American family and the trials and ordeals, which the father and mother had to meet, are experienced in most homes today. '4Granny,' furnishes plenty of opposition to anything the twins suggest. The eldest son, Hugh, is engaged to the charming Dagmar, but as the story progresses events threaten to put off their marriage. But, of course it all ends very happily. liach part was taken exceptionally well, which shows that the class of blue and copper has talent in many lines. THE CAST Bernard Ingalls . lfunice lngalls . . Philip Dakin . ljlizabeth Sorn Hugh Ingalls Lois lngalls Bradley lngalls Mrs. Bradley . Dagmar Carroll Julia hlurdoch Ronald hlurdoch Noel Derby . Leo Day . Elliott Kimberley Rhoda . . 87 Harter Kirkpatrick . Eleanor Lea . Robert Blrick . Xlary Gray . Lucille Roth . Helen Burton Lester VValters Clifford Gustafson . Wilbur Yolsch . . l.eo Hess Ruth Anselman mf 'KA MID-SUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMH For some time there has been a wish on the part of a few in our high school to present Shalcespeare's HA lylid-Summer Nightls Dreamw, but the character parts were a bit too difficult for the music department alone, and the music was cer- tainly beyond the powers of the English department, So it happened that early in the fall of 1925, the proposition of joining forces on such a presentation came about. lt was brought before the two departments, and the Elgin High School Players voted to be responsible for the speaking parts and the staging, while the Xlusic department should have charge of the rest. Such a happy combination was effected, and after several interruptions by Hour epidemics" the month of hlarch saw regular rehearsals in full swing. Feeling that such a production was worthy of two good-sized audiences, we engaged the new Xlasonic Auditorium for the evenings of April Sth and oth. The play is a delightful combination of romance and nonsense in plot, with charming dances and effective singing. Hearing the famous lylendelssohn Wedding lylarch in its original setting was a delight to all, and the fact that the music had been made the subject for memory tests in the grades, made it the more enjoyed by the youngsters. The more serious characters in the play were presented with much real thought and emotion, showing careful training and wise casting. The nonsense of the rude mechanics in rehearsing their Htragical comedyi' afforded merry relief, as well as the grotesqueness of the elves and fairies. The Elgin High School Players find that they made a popular and worthy choice as their first presentation, and the music department adds another laurel to its many years' successes. The by-products of such a production are many, the development of responsi- bility and the enlarging of the personality of each participant often carries over for years to come. We trust this first attempt of the Flgin High School Players will rate high with all succeeding productions, and be a happy memory for all who saw it, or took part in it. SS .i ',..... 1"i,,.,.i. I ', .':7g:,,'13y'U3:g111:1g fy. , , A ,.,,,p .,s,,1:,.,,a,,,.,.: wif.. J ' A S-nw. u..aL.i.lN.,-I.. .1.a..........i ,.....-au.:-a,..s .L..AJ,.LZ .IQ LZ'v'1if7"'Ia,.I "A MID-SUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM The cast of main characters is as follows: Theseus, Duke of Athens . Egeus, father to Hermia . Lysander, betrothed to Hermia Demetrius, in love with Hermia Philostrate, master of revels . Quince, prologue , . Bottom, Pyrarnus . . Flute, presenting Thisbe . Snout, lVall . . . Snug, Lion .... Starveling, lvloonshine . . Hippolyta, Queen ofthe Amazons Hermia, betrothed to Lysander Helena, in love with Demetrius Oberon, King of Fairies . Titania, Queen of Fairies . Harold Britton Carleton Taylor Harry Spurrier Clifford Gustafson . Lester Walters Emerson Crocker . Philip Dakin . Robert Elrick . Norman Hopp George Ashman Franz Crumpacker . Alice Tobin . lWary Gillette Ruth Anselrnan Harter Kirkpatrick Lillian Leonard Robin Goodfellow, a Puck, leader of elves hlarjorie Smoyer Speaking Fairie .,... . Nlichal lvliller Peaseblossom ..... Blanche Linnell Grasshopper . . Bernice Rosengarden Nloth . . . . . Charmeyn Cleary Xlustardseed ........ Audrey Abell Attendants ..... Charles Rauschenberger, Leo Hess Solo Dancers-lVlarie Coldevin, Dorothy Glenn Beverly, Blanch Linnell, Bernice Rosengarden, Charrneyn Cleary, Audrey Abell. 89 f E 1 fl THE COMEDY CONCERT The annual Comedy Concert was given this year on the afternoon and evening of April 16. The "stunt nightw in which every student is given an opportunity to perform, afforded the highest degree of entertainment in every act. The event is sponsored by the Klirror Board. for the benefit of the school paper, the Xlirror. All the proceeds are turned over to this fund. While few stunts were turned in for the program those that were given brought -much favor- able comment from the large audience. The entertainment was a success. both financially and as to the way in which it was given. The acts this year were very largely made up of combinations of music and comedy. Take-offs on several well known stories also were very numerous on the program. MR, C. llll was a very clever little act. with plenty of comedy afforded by the noisy parrot. The story was based on Robinson Crusoels adventures. The Home lticonomics Club was represented on the program by HA Culinary Band" which was given by twenty girls who are members of the club. 'fThe Shooting of Dan Xlcffireww was a pantomime presentation of the famous poem. Plenty of entertainment and fun was derived from this. The experiences ofa modern home-seeking male were well portrayed in a comic fashion in the stunt entitled f'W'anted'fA Wifew. This 21Ct also was carried out in pantomime. "l3luebeard's lfighth TYife'7 was another comedy presented in a fine manner. by a lively cast. "The Orphans of the Storml' was a clever little take-off on the picture of the same name. The act even included the singing of the famous "Rueben, Rueben, live been thinking", by a horse. Rhyme and Rhythm found its way into the evening's entertainment when "Thompson's Court Room Scenew was given. This stunt was most original. and met with the hearty approval of the audience. 'fhlutt and leffl' presenting a pair of comedians. drew much laughter from the audience with their snappy jokes. MThe Three Navigatorsn was another stunt which combined the musical with the comedy, with a little dancing thrown in for good measure. 'fRomeo Romes Alongll made a big hit with the audience in a few minutes of humorous dialogue, and comedy. This was put on by two girls. Tumbling, comedy, and music all found their way into the act called 'fDope and Dopeyw which was presented by two young gents. Another before the curtain act employing humorous dialogue was that of "The Fraternity Barge" Radio transmitting and cartooning proved to be the feature of the program because of its novelty. This was presented in the mystic act called the "Sapolio Brothersw. The High School Orchestra furnished music in between the acts of the per- formance, under the direction of Kliss Stocking. H0 Top ROTUYVTESCIIKPI, DAMN, Krkxrzrrxicx, lll5LMAN, ISTZINGER. Bolronz ROCUYBACH, CTOBLE, Mcklfxuox. THE DEBATING TEAM lnterest and enthusiasm in debating was started last year by the formation of a debating club. This year a varsity team was chosen from any who wished to try out for it. Of these, eight were decided upon by Mr. Utzinger and bliss Barker, six of whom made up the regular affirmative and negative teams. These teams were composed of entirely new material, as only one member had ever debated before. The question for debate throughout the season was: Resolved: That Congress should have the power by a two-thirds vote to pass legislature declared uncon- stitutional by the Supreme Court, The schedule included dual debates with Rockford on Xlarch 18, DeKalb on llarch 25, and Klarengo at a later date. The varsity team for this year was: .4ji7'77Zdfii"K Negaiiw KLXRGARET GOBLE HELEN Klchlauox PIIILIP DAMN GERfXI,D HELMAN l'lDA BACII ALMORE TEscnE HARTER KIRKPAXTRICK EI.I,PIN SHEVV 91 THE PUBLIC SPEAKING DEPARTMENT This is a course that is steadily increasing in necessity and value. As time has progressed so has speech. At present it is necessary for a Worker among the populace to know how to speak and what to say. Thus the high school graduate ought to be prepared to talk, as Well as write, his Way through life. The one year Public Speaking Course has been and is open to Juniors and Seniors. Each semester shows more students taking advantage of the chance to better their delivery and speech. This past year has been very successful in this department. A greater interest and desire for the course has been aroused and more students are taking this study than in previous years. Bashful, shy, stuttering students are transformed into public speakers of ease and conversational delivery. Out of the classes come debaters of fiery talents, speakers who have given clever an- nouncements, and readers of exceptional quality. It teaches one to c'Stand upl Speak up! and Shut upi", with the purpose of educat- ing students to speak before an audience in an intelligent and natural manner, Perhaps the greatest fun and interest is in the debates. Formal debates are held, in the classes, on subjects of interest and value to the school. Proposed projects are discussed pro and con. Thus this is not only a course in debate but a broadening experience for a Well balanced student. As the interest and classes increase, the student body will profit by producing students of better speech and the goal of Public Speak- ing will soon be reached. 92 Society SCHOOL DANCES The school dances this year were given under the supervision of the Student council. They were held on the last Friday of every month and Were proven to be very successful by the large attendance. A large dance was given the Wiednesday before Christmas, which was the special event of this kind of the year. Sitlws orchestra furnished very good music, and candy canes, balloons, and various other favors were enjoyed. A prize Waltz had been planned by the Student Council. After many exhibitions and much deliberation, hiiss Janet Dykes and hir. Lloyd Watson were chosen as the best waltzers in li. H. S. The Student Council came to the conclusion that more enjoyable dances could be given if a small admittance fee would be paid. We gave this a try and now, at the end of the year. we all agree that this plan was a huge success, and our un- animous vote is "more dancesv. 94 FOOTBALL HE" MEN'S BANQUET The domestic science classes under the direction of Miss Roe, gave their annual "E" Men's banquet in the library of E. H. S. As usual, it was a big success with the boys, and they reported a wonderful time and a wonderful dinner. Coaches Adams, Wilson and Coutchie gave very interesting talks, and other speakers of the evening were: lXfIr. Goble, Mr. Fairchild, Earl Britton, Dr. James Tobin, Captain-elect Kerber, and Ex-captain Tenney. . This occasion was chosen for the election of the heavyweight football captain, and Carl Kerber was elected to lead the boys through 1926. The menu consisted of the following: Fruit Cocktail and Wafers Rolled,Swiss Steak hflashed Potatoes and Gravy Celery Olives Pickles Florida Salad Apple Pie ala mode Hot Rolls Coffee BAND CONCERT lt is a flne thing for a high school to be able to boast of a band, and we are extremely fortunate in being able to boast of two very fine ones. Our bands are well organized and well directed. Nliss Stocking, the director of the girls' band, has been an enthusiastic and hard working leader, and Mr. Laska has ably directed the boys' band. Last year a band concert was presented and the returns were large and the work was given much praise. The same plan was used this year and the band profited greatly by the concert. The program given was varied, and well presented, and everyone who attended the concert praised it highly. G. A. C. BANQUET, livery mother's and daughterls party has always proved to be a big success when sponsored by the G. A. C. and everyone demanded another. This time it turned out in the form of a banquet, and it certainly was a fine one. ljleanor Lea was a very able toastmistress, and speeches were given by captains of the various teams. A very interesting program for the evening was arranged, and included vocal selections by lVliss Boettcher, violin selections by Nliss lVlarjorie Ballard, and stunts by a group of girls. This occasion was chosen for the presentation ofa hammered silver pin to hliss Jessie Vaughn, who submitted the best yell to the G. A. C. A very enjoyable menu was served and the mothers, and daughters had an equally good time. MENU Roast Beef lXIashed Potatoes and Gravy G. A. C. Special Salad Buttered Rolls Pickles and Olives lce Cream and Cake Coffee 95 1925 COMMENCEMENT The merriment of graduation week was at its height. The juniors were giving their annual prom to the Seniors. The gym was transformed into a bower of pastel bows and streamers and the young people danced merrily to the music of the Black Hawk orchestra of Aurora. The happy party ended with a grand march led by Hayward Biggers, the junior class president. Our program for the week was completely filled, and the next thing we knew, the Seniors were entertaining the juniors and the faculty. Beljearfs orchestra furnished the music and many special numbers were enjoyed. The Seniors realized that this was the last time they would entertain at the Elgin High School but were happy in the thought that this last affair was a huge success. All forgot their sorrows over leaving school, their dignity and many other things which Seniors possess, and never a merrier group descended upon Oak Ridge. The day was pleasantly occupied with games, canoeing and swimming, not to mention the gorgeous picnic supper which was quickly disposed of by the dignified Seniors. Class day at last. Very near the end. This was the last time the Seniors would entertain the students from the auditorium platform. A delightful pro- gram was given. The will and prophecy were enjoyed immensely and everyone thought that if all class days were like this, they wouldn't mind so much, even if they were leaving Elgin High. Of course they couldnlt know how the Seniors felt. Reverend Zeigler was chosen to give the Baccalaureate sermon. He delivered a fine address and the Seniors were given a start in life. VVe all know there never could have been another sermon like this. Graduation. The goal toward which we have all been working, always hope- ful, always expectantly. Professor Kieknofer was the speaker of the evening. His speech was impressive and fine and was followed by the presentation of diplomas and the honor students. The class song was lovely and as the Seniors sang their hearts were filled with sad and beautiful thoughts of E. H. S. They marched out to the last strains and they were no longer Seniors but Alumni. The Alumni reception was the last event. The music was provided by the Frivolity Five and this was the end of all the good times which had been enjoyed by the Seniors. SENIOR BREAKFAST Suggestions were offered in class meeting to have either a class picnic or a breakfast, during graduation week. Everyone desired something different, so the students voted on the breakfast, and a committee was appointed. Helen Burton is chairman of this committee, and she reported on the progress of her committee at the last class meeting. The breakfast will be given at the Methodist church. lwenus are being pre- pared and the committee will choose the most desirable one. A program will be arranged and our class president, Lloyd Vonckx, will act as toastmaster. 96 Urganizations THE STUDENT FOUNFII, Three years ago the Student Council was organized in lflgin High School and it has done admirable work. The purpose of the council is to give at better under- standing: between the faculty and students and to help the students in any enterprise that has sutlicient backing from the faculty. To i ., X The Student Council this year has put over very success- fully the publication of at hand-book long wanted in the high school with other senior functions. This Veztrs council is com- posed of eleven members, two of them ex-officio. 4- Tnp Ram'--XlIi.i,sg XYAGNER. exfotliciog TQIRKPATRICK, l'res.g Yoxciix. ex-olliciog l'lI.ORA. lfoffmri Rm:---V-lD.x1.1x1-Lyg TXRIi'I'ClIMliK. N ice-Pres.g GR,xx'g Nliss P1tA'r'rg XYICKI.l'NIJ. Secg LOXYRIEQ c.lO0PI'jl4. 97 THE. SENIOR CLASS COUNCIL 6 ,-' Q9 The Senior Class Council was organized at the request of the president of the class in order to aid him in the affairs of the class. This council is composed of two members from each Senior Session Room and the officers of the class as representatives, but any member of the class council meets before each class meeting to discuss the busi- ness which is necessary to be brought up. This is the Hrst time that a class has ever had a council of this type and we hope that it will prove successful. The members missing in this pic- ture are Carl Ackemann and is cordially invited to come. The Elizabeth Sorn. Top RowfHoWARD, PRITCIIARD, VONCKX, TQUDINGIER, lXf'IUN'1'z. Bottom R0ZL'1X"AN WAMBEKE, XVING, MCMAHON, AIEWE'I"I'. 98 THE SENIOR GIRLS, COUXCIL The Senior Girls' Council, under the supervision of Xliss Pratt, Dean of Girls, has had a very successful year. The members of the Council are chosen by the faculty, from the Senior Class. The function of the Council is to aid Miss Pratt in her work with the girls of the school, and to help the F girls become accustomed t School life and studies. reshmen o High 9 The Senior-Freshman Sister plan, introduced by last year's class has been a great success. The Council wishes in this way to express its thanks to the girls of IQ26, for their splendid cooperation in this plan. The Council has func- tioned with the Student Coun- cil in their monthly dances and in many other Ways. The sand- wich sales sponsored by the Council have also met success. Twp i JN l'-xI.x1,K114,u. l.l4.A. Rofcf ,J ' f is. C,xs'i'1,141. KTCNTAIIC ', X xx X o mu lfulfrmz Rott' SI'.X'liR.XXL'li. ll,xw'1'11oRN1-1. liixcu. Miss l'R,x'l"I'. xl15sxb:'1"1', Chznrinan. Souix, CLTTRR. 911 THE GIRLS' ATHLETIC' CLUB f I-, The Girls' Athletic Club was organized eight years ago for the purpose of stimulating sportsmanship and congenial feeling among the girls of Elgin High. On the second Tuesday of each month, a party is planned by a committee which is chosen from the four hundred X members ofthe club. At these parties, novel games are played, dancing is enjoyed, and refreshments are served. Q46 Costume parties lend pleasant variety to these periodical events. ' Eleanor Lea, as President of the club, Helen Palm, as Yice-President, Helen VVing, as Secretary, and Kliss Rickert Treasurer, were the en- ergetic ollicers and leaders of this year's organization of up-to-th'e-minute, happy, healthy Commilzfe Chairmmff and Sponrorf-lX41ss LOGAN, PYOTT, NTARTIN, NTISS R1cKERT, S'I'EVVAR'I', SOPER, Khss ENGLE. 100 TH IC HI-Y CL 9 oif1f1cERs HERBERT FOELSCHOXV . . . XYILL CONNOR . PHILIP DAKIN . KENNETH REHAQE The Hi-Y is a bovs' Athletic and lfducation club, holding its meetings every hlondav evening at the Y. lXI, C. A. The Hi-Y this year has been IOOUO active having held several eo-ed parties and a very successful football ban quet The purpose of the H1 X .ti t ' f . , U B . PfE5ilif7Zf lf71iCE-IJFEXZVQIFIZZ . Sfw'ftn1'y . TI'f'f1J'Il7't'I' the school and community high standards of Christian character. It has as its slogan: Clean speech Clean scholarship Clean athletics Clean living Xfr Davidson, Boy Secretary of the Y. K X ' 7 ' - ni ' ' ' . 1 . e is to create and maintain throughout is sponsor ofthe club. 's Secre- I. C. A E l 1411 OFFICILRS LOS ESTAMIDOS LLOYD YONCKX . NIARY CERAY . EDITH MCINTYER ICDSON PERKINS The purpose of the Spanish Club is to encourage the social use of Spanishg to give literary programs which instruct on the customs, history and com- mercial life of the Spanish speaking countriesg to increase our interest in Spain and the Southern Republics. Q46 X' f fr '- v . . Prefzdfnt Vice-Pre.ridmzl , Secretary Trnuurer FligibilityfAn average of 83 for the first year of Spanish. Second year classes become members automatically. !Xclvisorfl,ilah Vik. Nleetings once a month at the homes of members. Social hourand refreshments after the literary program. lil! LE CERCLE FRANCAIS Bliss ICLLEN HUBBARD HE1.EN XYING . NIANDUS .AUSTIN . l.UC1I.12 COTTON One of the most popular and instructive organizations in the school in Le Cercle Francais which has for it's aim, not only social good times, but a better knowledge of the French people, their customs, their literature, their language, and their govern- ment. OFFICICRS This year the club is divided into six groups, representing six depart- ments of France. lfach department has a prefet, or leader who is respons- . Spomor . . President . Vice-Prefident Sffrftfl ry- Trfaf zz Nr iblc for the program given by his group. In this way, many students participate in the activities of the organization. A splendid spirit has been shown at all the meetings this 4: year. Moreover, the club has directed itis funds in the purchasing of a statue of Jeanne d' Arc for the French room as well as a silk French Hag, also two pictures, one of Kladame Le Brun and her Daughter, and the other of Notre Dame Cathedral. 1 THE ELGIN SCHOOL PLAYERS CLIFFORD GUsTAFsoN HTARGARET RIARTIN HEI,EN KICNIAHON NORMAN HoPP , hlrss JULIET BARKER This organization of stu- dents, actors, stage-managers, and dramatic artists, was formed last fall as the hrst Dramatic Club of E. H. S. Nlembership was limited to forty-four and qualified by tryouts. Although it has been the clubs first year they have not been slow in progress. With the G. A. C. the li. H. S. Players 462- OFFICERS . . . . Pravicirnt . . . Vicf-Prefident . Secretary . Treafurer . . Sponyor ln April the club with the Q assistance of the hlusic De- K partment, produced the 'ClVlid- Summer Night's Dream" a Shakespearian Play. This was very successful and a credit to both departments. The lj. H. S. Players pur- chased a front curtain for the stage, a stage carpet, and made scenery Hats, all of which help put on two one act plays in hlarch, productions of plays, and adds to "The Ghost Story" and '4The Clod", both were great successes. permanent equipment. All in all the Drama Club has had a successful year. 104 THE HOME l1IC'UNOMIC'S CLUB E+ The local Economics Cluh during their lligh School in our lflgin High School is ' ' course as well as any girl en- one of the one hundred and l, 'D 0 rolled in either Clothing or ninety-four clubs of its kind 3, 'HH Food classes are eligible for in the Lfnited States. Xlaga- lit wi W membership. Business meet- zines and club aids come to M 7 ings are held every two weeks the advisors regularly to help on lkednesdaysg and a party in making the organization Q 'Q is held once every month. worth while. The cluh is proud to say that The purpose of this club is to develop an appreciation of the importance of honie life and also furnish an opportunity for social activities and educational lectures. Girls who have taken Home lfconomics last September they started out with fifty members and the paid menihership has increased to two hundred. A haskethall team was chosen that won second place in the Girls' lntra-mural Contest. . . , ,,t,, Jew i i l Nlrss IQICKICRTQ Scnxi-:lfi-'. Sec'5'.g XIHYIZRS, Yice-l'rcs.g Miss Rong Sokx, l'res.g Snot-lax, Treasg Mics. FI,li'I'C'II 14:14. 1 05 BIOLOGY FL UB -THQ X '23 OFFICILRS RICHARD jOl1NsoN .,.. . PTK5ZLZ7K71f ROBERT Bix1,1.,xRD . Vim-Pffyzdmt XIILDRED TIPTON , . SEC'7'L'fKl7'j' XIELVIN SHE,xRER . , Trffzfzrrm' The Biology Club is a new ffXlY'N the direction of Miss Caryl . . . , . . f l Organization in Llgin High I Bacon' Y . The aim of this club is School. lt was Organized XX ,, I to further the study of in November, 1925, under Biolowvl l 106 THIC SENIOR LATIN FLUB To In IQZO the Senior I.atin Club. one of the most peppy and lively organizations of the school was organized to increase the interest in the study of Latin and Roman customs among the members. The cluh which this year happened to he made up of all girls has completed a very successful year. The meetings which are held once a month at the homes of the different members were well at- tended and some very fine programs were enjoyed. In December a Christmas party was held at the home of lillen Yan Yoorhis. During the evening Latin songs were sung, games were enjoyed and a grab bag completed the even- ings entertainment, Dorothy Glen Beverly, hlary Nloore, Caroleen Haller and Alice Tohin were hostesses at a progressive dinner on March Q. This was a new under- taking for the club and everyone agreed that it was a great success. The year was ended with the annual picnic held at one of the parks. Bliss Linklield is sponsor ofthe club. 7 THE JUXIOR LATIN CLUB Q46 X-e C5 When the Nlaroon comes to view, the Junior Latin Club. consisting of the sehool's two Latin Three Classes, will have passed into its second vear of existence, having hnished a year of activities more memor- able than the hrst. ljarly in the term the mem- bers elected the following ollieers: Frank Bolwhann, Presidentg Howard Moore, Vice-Presidentg and Charles hlarsh, Secretary. A word of praise is due them as they were as line a trio of officers as could be wished for. The meetings of the club, held primarilv for interesting 1 information on the Roman's J -- modes of living, time for which in classes would be unavailableg and second for social purposes, were in- augurated by a meeting in the Uflymv. All of the meetings are in keeping with Roman ideas which are thoroughly carried out. An elaborate Romain banquet is being planned. S THE VOMMERVIAL CLUB If I Q46 The Commercial Club was Organized this year under the leadership ofthe faculty mem- bers of the commercial depart- ment. JX115' Junior or Senior who is taking: One or more commercial subjects is eligible for membership. The main object of the club is to promote interest in the Work-a-clay, business world. To do this, prominent business men of lflgin speak on the Various phases of modern business at the monthly meetings. I aw., The social end of the meet- ing is cared for by at special committee, and since this is a commercial club it is the aim of every member to carry on the meetings in correct parliamentary form. The sponsors of the club are Miss Cleary and Xliss Reed. All commercial teachers are honorary members. Although the club is Very young great plans are made for its future betterment and progress. at KAIMQIQ, l'resiclent S'1'riwART. Treasurer Xiirsox, Secretary SCIIRIIIJT, X ice-Presitlent 0 COMMERCIAL CLUB ACTIYITIES ?' E46 ln order to further the interest in modern business methods, the Commercial Club was organized last September. The yearly program con- sists of one meeting a month at which time our business is carried on, and also a social time is enjoyed. At these meetings business people from Elgin as well as Chicago speak to the members on modern business methods. This yearis work was very successful both in an educa- tional and financial way. A very successful sandwich sale was held as a means of making money for the club. ln the intra-mural basket- ball eontests the Commercial Club was well represented, having both a boys' and girls, team entered. Xlembers of the Club also took part in the various Commercial con- tests held in the spring. Top Row-IQRIJNNI-'usz, PALM, Licoxmw, Miss XIURRAY, Mas. AIor.r,12Y, HR. Piifzxacic. Bottom ROZU'xVOI.l"F, CHEPERGI, Lfmoic, Nliss CLEARY, LARSON, Lewis. 0 Music THE FIRST GIRLS' GLEE CLUB The First Girls' Glee Club has completed a successful season under the direction of Bliss Stocking, having sung a number of times through- out the year for various school and community programs. Christmas caroling, for the hospitals and other public institutions was a new feature of the Glee Club this year. and was particularly appreciated by all who heard them. B Besides these programs there have been the music contests to work for. The singing parts in the HhIid-Summer Night's Dream", were taken entirely by members of the club. hIiss Stocking has developed a splendid group of singers in her Glee Club, hav- ing hardly any experienced people with which to begin the year. Credit belongs to both she and the girls for the rapid and line progress made during this season. OFFICERS IDOROTHY GLENN BIQVERLY , , . 1J1'FfTdK7Zf QIELIA NICGILL , . . Vice-Prffidmt CORNELIA KIANLEY . SKC'7'Kf!I7':V HAVEL NELsoN 4 Trnuzrrfr JOSEPHINE HARR1soN . I,I.!77'I17'iI17l CORNELIA RIANLEY Afco1zzpz1ziift 112 THE SECOND GIRLS, GLEE CLUB The Second Girls' Glee Club has also com- pleted a yery successful year, under the direction of Miss Stocking. They have taken part in many activities with the First Girls' Glee Club, among them being the Christmas caroling, and singing for Various school and community programs. Xliss Stocking has developed a line group of singers, and next year many of these girls will enter the First Girls' Glee Club. OFFICERS CORNELIA BIANLEY LlRNA KRULEER . EDALINE STOHR CLEO KROGSRUD CORNELIA AIANLEY 113 'THE Boys' GLEE CLUB The Boys, Glee Club, State Champions of 1925, with excellent quality and large number, have been doing very fine Work this year, making many public appearances at churches, civic organizations, and school and for radio broad- casting. The Glee Club Quartet has given many interesting entertainments, with a great deal of appreciation on the part of their audiences. The club has also sponsored a basketball team for the intra-mural tournament. The team was the champions of Elgin High School. It Was coached by hir. D. VV. Kersten. The training and success of the club is due mainly to the intiring efforts of lylr. Liska. Although many of the present members graduate, those remaining hope to keep up the high standard set by past Glee Clubs. The officers of the club for the present year are: FRANK BOLWAHNN ..... Pffficient RTELVILLE ROCHE ..,,. Vice-Prwidfnt RAY PRICE . . . Bufmfsf Managfr 114 THE HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA The lflgin High School Orchestra has just experienced the most successful year since its organization, having grown both in size and instrumentation. Kluch of the progress made by the orchestra within the last few years is due to so many of its members having been with the organization for several years, so that they have learned the orchestra routine and become acquainted with orchestra literature from the simplest marches to such music as that written by Mendelssohn for "A Midsummer Xight's Dream". While this music took many weeks of patient practice, yet the final performances certainly were highly ap- preciated by all who heard this delightful fairy music. Other performances of the year included the between act music for the Class Plays, a series of three appreciation concerts for the grade school children, and no doubt the orchestra will continue the custom begun last year of playing the processional, graduation march, and recessional for the commencement exercises. There were also many performances of the entire orchestra or of groups of its members at various other school and community functions such as Parent-Teacher Association programs, and civic club banquets and entertainments. Often times these organizations made donations to the Klusic Department treasury, all of which were much appreciated and welcomed as a source of revenue by which music and other expenses of the department might be taken care of. The orchestra is indebted very greatly to Xliss Stocking. its leader, whose work with indiyiduals and small groups manifested itself in the accomplishments of the orchestra as a whole. The officers for the year 1925-26 are as follows: lXTARjoR1E BALLARD . . . Preridmt JOSEPHTNE GrXI,I,OXN'.XH' . l,iL'f-P7KJ1.dE7Zf ALICE STAFFORD . Secretary-Trnuzzrfr BETTY MCNERNEY . . Librarian LILLIAN Gow . zl.f.v1'5ta1zt Librazrimz 115 . l THE GIRLS' BAND With the end of the school year comes the close of another successful season for the E. H. S. Girls' Band under the direction of hffiss Nfarguerite Stocking. Together with the Boys' Band they opened the football season, but at the same time preparations were being made for a program of concert numbers for the Parent-Teacher's Association Convention which came in the early fall. Then came the basketball season and the Annual Band Concert. This spring brought numerous other performances including concerts at the State Hospital, and Janesville, Wisconsin, at the invitation of the Girls' Band of that city, and its director, lVfr. Jacks. An exchange concert was arranged for by our lilgin Girls' Band, so that the band members, as Well as the townspeople had the privilege of hearing the two Girls' Bands perform. This season saw the inauguration of the plan of inspection of uniforms under the able supervision of Mrs. Florence Fletcher. Though this has been the first year of its trial, the improvement in the appearance of the uniforms has been greatly noticed and the plan was considered such a good one that it Will be con- tinued With our Girls' Band, and is being considered for adoption by the Janes'- ville Girls' Band. . The officers for the year 1925-26 are: WVIRGENE HAWTHORNE . . . Prefident GLADYS SCHULER. . . Vicf-Preyident EDNA KOWERT . Secretary RUTH VVILSON . . Trmxurer NTICHAL AXIILLER Quartfrmafter HELEN MCMAHON Drum Maj'or 116 THE BOYS' BAND The Boy's Band this year brought a very successful season to a fitting close when they appeared on Friday evening, March 26, in the annual band concert. The concert was the biggest job on the hands of lN'lr. Liska, and his thirty musicians, and they presented a fine group on the program. Together with the Girl,s Band, the fellows appeared at many of the football games to put the spirit of old Elgin High in the players, and also the crowd, that only a band can do. The band also made its appearance alternately with the Girlis Band at the basketball games. Wiith the number of veterans back for next year, the band is sure to have a more successful season than this year. 117 THE SECOND HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA The second semester of last year a uSecond High School Orchestral, was or- ganized for the purpose of giving training in ensemble playing to those who were not quite ready to undertake the dihicult music played by the first orchestra. There are practically no public performances of this group, the entire time being spent in learning to follow the conductor's beat and play simple and medium grade orchestra music in time and at a reasonable tempo. The second orchestra meets twice weekly under the direction of Kliss Stocking. Usually after a year of this work the student is ready to enter the regular High School Orchestra. The officers of 1925-26 are as follows: WILLIAM HAIALER . . . . . Pfefidmr BETTIE KI.EIN . , Vice-Prfxidfnt ERNEST CIILOMEN Secrfmry-Treasurer DONAI,D SHAW . . . Librarian 118 Publications THE MIRROR BOARD The hlirror Board, which consists of a president, two vice-presidents, a sec- retary and treasurer, is appointed by the Senior Class and the Faculty, who form the Mirror Association. The two vice-presidents are seniors elected by the senior class, while the secretary and treasurer are members of the faculty chosen to rep- resent that group. hlr. Goble, the principal of the high school, is the president ex-officio. The chief duty of this board is that of attending to the business connected with the publication of the lylirror. They also appoint, from the class in journalistic writing, a staff who edit the paper. As a means of raising money to help pay for the publication of the Mirror a Comedy Concert is sponsored each year by the Mirror Board. Some years it is possible to give a part of the proceeds of this concert to a scholarship loan fund, which was established by this board to aid students who may need a little assist- ance in getting through college. These funds are in charge of a committee con- sisting of the Principal of the High School, the Superintendent of Schools, and the President of the Board of Education who appoint a treasurer, who makes loans from the fund as directed by the committee. . 120 Top RfJQ'7S'I'I'QI'1N. IIILA, KYOI,IfIf, RIGGEIIS. Swrorzd Roco 'Sl'1l4LI.E.CONNOR, BIIATZIIIZR. III"I"I'I:R. IQOBINSON, i'iAI.PIN, RIcII,xc9I:. lfoflonz RU'iL'7fJS'l'lCK, KIII,I,If1I4. EACH, Ro'I'II, CIJCIQIIAN, l,oc:AN, UAI1I'IiI4, XIcXIAIIoN. THIC MIRROR The Rlirror Association ofthe lflgiu High School, composed of the facultx 'md the Senior class, has published the weekly newspaper, HTIIC hlirrorw, throughout this year as has been done since the paper was first organized. IIAYWARD BIQQIQIQRS IQIQNNETH RIiIl.X42E IIUCIIIE ROTII . ICDA BACH , XYIIIII CONNOR IIIQLICN XIILLIER CEICNEVIEVE MII.I.I1:R, NCJRLLX JORDAN . Doius THoxIPsoN f XoRIxIAN LEA . DoRoTHY RoIaINsoN R II BY BRATZI.IcR . , . , Gmzfrzzl .1IfI7Zllgl'1' EDITK JRIAL STA FF 1 A Ifditov'-in-Chzifjf - Q -... . flffovizltf Fdfior 41jY0L'I'II!E' Editor fl.v,rI'ffa7zf Editor flffiytant lfdiior IXLXRY RIITC , , l'fr.vo1zaZ Editori- Clzrb Editor xfirffmzzf Cfzzb Editor , . 1 Boyr' flffzlfficf Editor Girls' ,flfhffticf Editor . , lfxfh zmge Edina 1' rI1IIl'Il.MA HARPIQR . -'lJ'IZ'5ffIlIf Fxrhfzzzge ljdifor CEIQRTRUDI-1 HITTTIQR ..... folef Fdiror IQICILXRD STRVCIQNIAN. XYII,BlfR XvOLSCII , . Repoz'm1v AIIIIED LooIxIIcR, KLXBICI, l,oc:AN , , TA'pz'I!,v BITSINIQSS STAFF HARoI,D SEIGLIC ..., 1gll.YZiIlt'J'I Zllfzzzfzgm' XYICRNON XYOI,l"I" . . SIIb5c'r'I'pt1'ofz Iwzzzmgw' I HIIXRKJLD HIXI.I'IN . .4f5z'.ff11Izf Sllb.fC7'Z'fJfI'fHZ Mzlvzzlgfz' HARVEY STIQIIN , , . Adzwtixzifzg Mll7ll1gK7' 121 W E' fig sy 5852. ffl "I iw. V.. is I, .. W, 'N 'is if sg-f iifsl N31 lilffg 'QL 5 . ,H X 4. A V I ,-tj: fi T, Q., r I fl' 2, HJ 1 . ii' 13451 I is I 1 .Vp WE Wi? ffl fluff: I, E , Qi intl? iilifii I 'rl EYE wg . FL, M45 If 3 it I EL fl fi z if R 9 J 1 f lf! ,.. iw 1.3 Hai i K fl' 3' 'Z Wil IM' T., iii? vlfi JL." 'VIS THE MAROON Another year has passed and with it another Maroon has been published. Each new staff endeavors to put out a better annual than the ones preceding, but while we do not claim to have done so, we have tried to do our best, more than that no one can do. In planning the book it was most 'necessary to consider our budget, which from force of circumstanceswas lower than had been anticipated. During the year, epidemics made it impossible to carry through money-making projects planned by the Senior Class. J However, We feel we have overcome this handicap to the best of our ability, and in presenting this book to its subscribers, hope they will be pleased with our efforts. The Whole staff has Worked diligently on every department and Well deserve praise for their results. Every member has cooperated with me and cooperation is a vital factor in editing a book. , Besides the staff and those mentioned in "Appreciation", I Wish to thank Lucile Cotton, Marie Coldevin, and Gertrude Munch. BETTY CUTTER, Editor-in-Chief. The type of annual edited depends greatly upon the money alloted. The staff of ,26 has been quite fortunate in this matter due to the undivided efforts of the Finance Committee, and they have my sincere appreciation. Due to their work We have been able to add special features, such as the Scenic Section and the two color plates. I am also very appreciative of the Work of Mr. Larsen. His efforts as advisor have been very helpful indeed. In the past year the staff has made every effort to build a successful, and at- tractive "Maroon". They have Worked together harmoniously and efficiently, and are justly proud of their Work. JACK MUNTZ, Business Manager. 122 EDITORIAL STAFF Affociate Editor Art Editor joke Editor Affociate joke Editor Afxiftant Editor Affiftant Editor Boy'.r Athletic Editor Girl'J Athletic Editor Soriety Editor Club Editor 123 Subxcription Manager Art Editor Art Editor Art Editor Photograph Manager Art Editor Art Editor ' Typift Typift Typixt 124 Calendar i, THE CALENDAR ,Q 40 y wel cf . ..t, 1 i . 5 l ,,-'qi J I All a n. 9 ii il ' F Y . 1 I, ' , 'gil s -il' .sf ,,, ff 1 .J , t K X il' A 5 un ini September-October hx Il 1111 jf MX 7 1, ku find when the jery dezyf are done, Qual 9 And Autumn briugf hir purple haze, Q Then, leimlling in the flamed fun, 5 Y' The l1ill.f1'ele.f gleam wirlz golden maize. ,Q Q 1 7IIOl7?lf.f. xg! SEPTENIBILR 7gTwo hundred and fifty new freshies arriveg also eight new teachers. I7-Representatives and ofhcers elected to Student Council. 18fGirls' Day-Senior Girls' Council chosen. 25-First School Dance held. 28fRev. hlr. Green speaks in Auditorium. 28fSpanish Club Initiation 28-G. A. C. and Senior Girls, Council hold a Welcome party for Freshman girls. V ' OCTOBER 27S6I1lOI' Latin Club meets at the home of Alice Tobin. 5-Teachers and some students put on a program of Indian music and poetry. 8-Seniors elect ollicers. I2-FI'CI1Cll club holds lirst meeting at home of Betty Castle. 13-G. A. C. HSpooks', Party. I6-Juniors elect oflicers. IS-Report cardsfSeniors head Honor Roll. 26-Herb. Foelschovv and Vllill Connor win prizes for Mirror Cuts. -9 126 THE CALENDA November-Decfmber The mflamlzoly dayf are mmf, The mddwf of the year, Of wailing windy, and nakfd w0od5, And mmdowf brown and 5573. R NOVEMBER zvlylaroon Staff announced. 2fSenior Class Play cast also announced. Ieauducatitin week. I8fSenior Girls Win Hockey Championship. 23-3ofVacation. ,-.,iil..l-l-i gg, fr , . gig .IM-Md .ffl M-1-A-P-A iv y 'iff M M f V -.Ei 'C MAE :Q f - H 5 -Q Q 4 -.C as Mm A -'lf-QXEA mkhfz l- 27-A great tragedy occurred in 102. The fourth period French class enter tained Miss Smithls Nlodern History class by beheading a victim. DECEMBER 3-4-Senior Class Play scores Big Hit. 8-Great excitement-one way traH'ic started. 14AJunior Sweaters suddenly appear. More Scarlet Fever! 23YChristmas Vacation. C' 127 'R' ARMA fx A N 'X THE CALENDAR fx fcm1m1'y-Ffbruary 03 Il fmngx ilzf frown bougfz lVizfhfZ0wfrf 011 wfzifh thx' night IVfzfrH11g hw rz'a1'k1zf5,f through W 1 Scaitfm' a ,flurry light. sf mn 53 va A xt W 1, in f, , fff.. 'I , SZ ry . f -Q A 'W Fl if-"WJ-"'ii ' Wm i'IVllZlt'7' de' la fllare. 1 "Y i 'm1f,4xW" Q1 JANUARY 7-Debate Team chosen. 8-hlodern version of HAS You Like Itw given in Auditorium. I4-Everyone must be vaccinated. I9-hlother-Daughter Banquet. 20'-SCI1iO1' girls start to get acquainted with Freshman sisters. FEBRUARY 9fG. A. C. party to honor Freshies. I9-Niaroons tie for Big Seven Championship. 22+XfT3C8.fiOH+HOW' unusual! 27iAuditorium. 128 2 THE VALENDAR. .lfIt11't'h-flpril Thr yllftll'Ilriifldfl-UW! rrrwztf hzzrrlx TM' lung r111r'f1',i1- 141' fzlzzdftf appwarf Tfzf mrzf-flivzfvfrf flylltilllffl fffztrrli' To liqfzf fzfr M111'-ffzznzfd wf1r1111Zf'fz'r1'. ILSCl1OOl Handbook out. 2 8 IQ 22 S 26 I 9 9 I2 16 MARCH H. S. Players present two plays. fSeniors at head of Honor Roll as usuil -Rockford and lfllgin Dehaters meet. -Spaniards, Frenchies and Junior Latin Qlub haxe thrilling, IHIUQUOIIQ 'Big lfxhibit by Kliss l3owsf1eld's and Nliss Bacon s classes fFine concert given by Girls' and Boy s Hands -April Fools Day. APRIL -Qfuhlidsummer Nights Dream" is presented xerx successfullx -Xladam Schmidt gives a very interesting lecture on clothes -i'Romancers" presented in Afomcdy Concert. Auditorium 129 gn 0 lu Q54 ff' ' in l 'll' QR if 37 ill qi ' ll ull ' 4' 1 YAWQX , A . Q i, .. Q U , .5 l L rf 'lll' 'J' 'L 0 Q 6 A all pl Mag . f if V . iol,Xwf 'Q lg I-Track Xlcet with Aurora. IOAAH-School ljntertainrncnt. 21-kjunior Class Play. 31-Nlemorial Day. 4-Class Day. 9-Senior Prom. 7-8+-Finals. Junior Prom. Junior Picnic. 6-Baccalaureate. II-Commencement. Alumni Reception. THE CALENDA May'-fume And wliaf if 50 mn' ax a day in fum? Thru, 1f mfr, mmf' jafffffl zlayfi Thru Ilfazwz trim earth 1f il bf in mmf. Jud otw' if Jofilx' lzfr warm far 1515 ' ' -1,f,u-ffl. MAY JUNE 130 ..- R Features """f? LL":f"4'k"' " 'Z'.:J'i'- 1 ""J32,3.'i':, . , .i:g.:.'X" .A ' V " 1'i'f':::':"' """:T""1'1 'f r- ' 'z- ,vf Uv 3- f-W 1 W... ,, L -, ? -.,-bfi-1'-6-L1542YJ, - X. 35.5 , ,M rf, ,.-4. .1T..,i... .. .L X if ,K 1,15 24.1.9 Aug: r. V ,I-.511 .,1...w.,A,.u. 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Oh, bring me a bruiser VVith skin tough as leather A fighter From braving QNO twos-erl Rough weather A thick necked hard loser The man that I seek Viho Won't take defeat. Klust have backbone and fist. Andy-"I see that coal is as dear as ever, and rents are higher than last year." Opalf"Don,t beat around the bush, if you Want to break oFf our engagement, just come right out and say so, 'cause I,m willingf, Three priests decided to go to a remote place, in order to have quiet, so they could do better work. They went up into the hills, and at the end of the first year one priest said 4'It is quiet up here, isn't it?', At the end of the second year the second one answered, "Yes, it is." Near the end of the third year, the third one said, '4How can I do my work, with you talking all the time F" ' Alice Tobin, translating Latin: Vlihat she meant to sayA"He Walked to and fro gazing on the Hoorf' VVhat she saidf"He Walked to and fro dragging his face on the l"loor.', Swede Johnson-'cHehl NIother, who put the statue under the kitchen sink?" NIotherf4'Ssh, sonny, that's the plumberf' 134 Chap Wells Qto printer who has just turned waiterjf"l've found a button in my soupl" XYaiterA'LYery sorry, sirg printer's error, should have been muttonf, Here lies the remains of Hambone Chowder, , Who dug his potatoes with floating powder. A native of Florida was discussing with a Californian the qualities of their respective states. 4'VVhen the Everglades are drainedfl remarked the gentleman from the south, Hlflorida will be able to feed the whole United States." "Get away with that small stuff. When the Californian Mts. are leveled, we'll be able to feed the worldf, came the reply. 4'Yeh, but Who'll level your mountains?" asked the man from Florida. S'The same bird that'll drain the Everglades," was the reply. lN1Iiss Drysdalev'4VVhat was the Teapot Dome Controversy?', Chappie NYells+"A fight among the financiers over the Teapot Dome Trust." -Celia lNIcGill informed her father that she had made loo in a short Chemistry quiz. "How did that happen?" proud papa asked. Celia with much pride replied, "Believe me, I over-worked.',??? The thrill that comes once in a lifetime! Time has passed, but I still feel its glow- For my very soul pulsed with emotion, The eve that I had my first beau. 135 G 137 3u.nuulmmmmmm-.-.n--fm,-.ggi-.m-.-.'- g 5...-ul-.nun--nnnu' W A 1, W In 'f nnmugnng-naman n-.n..g1.un-ng-:gn-gtg., .gnu--.Q 1...-----3 .U mmummmnnnm- --- r V 5 Z Q42 I -:E I It i 2 f 2 It 2 I is OUR FACULTY Eg Nw From a dish-washer to grand opera l ' A Our Faculty includes them all: , ' From Irish and Swedish dialect 'S To the well-known eastein drawl. Iisg Ei 2 5 Miss Reed is our pretty young deb. All the men are on her trail, 5 But they have to be very careful, For sheis very thin and frail. , . E ' Mr. Utzinger is our young hero You'll admit he knows his stuff, 2 - But if you talk in classes His manner is very gruff. Miss Hubbard is our wicked vampire n 'ff She sings French songs of love, Which so enchant our young hero ' He sends her notes by a dove. Mr. Larsen is a terrible villain Q 5 i He does many. a wicked deedg And from Mr. Utzinger tries to take 3 The beautiful young Miss Reed. ig' We have "Pavlowa', in our midstg fix Miss Beirsach is her name. J We aghbfflieve tlgatlsgrine ggept day Q e topt e a ero ame. 3 If you see a teacher with a classy sweater Mr. Wilson it's bound to beg I've begged and pleaded with this fine coach QQ To sell his checked sweater to me. We don't need to go to Chicago If Grand Opera we wish to hear We've a Mary Garden right in our midstg in And it's our dean of girls, so dear. ' , And In must tell you about Coach Adams 2 And 'how he made all his dough, Q :lg To buy his book on sarcasm People come in a steady flow. L VVe have many more nice people Q In this very queer faculty of ours, Af But Rlgavenbc time to tell you now Q out each one and his powers. is 138 5 mm um-mmm-u um...--....m-m- T1 -1- - 5.12. K Y ,,,, -mn nm1--nIQ-1-1u.mn--yin-----m-..m-mmmu-umm-mum-im . i . f . .... ... 1 . 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Central Garage Cloudman Coal Dealers I. Cohien Sz Co. Attorney Carbury David C. Cook Publishing Co. Daniels 65 Clark Charles M. Danner Elmer J. Daus Motor Co. Wm. L. Dcneau Dr. Dueringer Elgin Courier News Elgin Clock Co. Elgin Fruit dz Candy Co. Elgin Lumber Co. Elgin Moon Sales Elgin National Bank Elgin Oil Co. Elgin Producers Milk dz Butter C Dr. Elliot Federal Bakery Jos. Fordrescher Fox Hotel Fox Toggery Wm. Gardner George's Clothing Store Chas. Giertz dz Son Wm. Grote Co. O. M. Hansen Hawthorne Hardware Co. Harry Hintz Co. Home Trust dz Savings Bank M. H. Hough Dr. Weden N. Jackson E. P. Johnson A. C. Juby dz Son-Hardware Kerbers Market 139 McBride Bros. Co. McBride Pharmacy F. L. Miller Mosiman dz Knott Muntz dz Lea Co. Nelson Bros. F. T. Norris, Undertaker National Rubber Co. Dr. E. F. Neal Charles Page R. D. Pearsall A. L. Paulson J. C. Penny Co. Post Office Dr. Pingree F. A. Price Sign Co. Dr. A. F. Quick Ranstead Sz McQueen Rinehimer Bros. Mfg. Co. Ritschard Decorating Co. Rovelstad Bros. Charles G. Shoemaker Frank E. Shopen The Sweet Spot Frank W. Shepherd C. Smith Cleaners dz Dyers Spillards Theo. I. Swan Dr. B. R. Sharp ' J . Singer W. H. Tracy Dr. D. Underwood Dr. C. J. Underwood Van's Drug Store Louis Volberding-City Hall R. Waite Joslyn Western Casket Hardware Co. Wing Motor Sales Co. Wagner Drug Store Waite dz Ross Furniture Co. Whitstruck Sz J ohnson F. W. Woolworth Y. M. C. A. Cafeteria Y. W. C. A. Ziegler Bros. Co. umnmm... , --.-m-m-.mmm-...H ul inf..m.....-.m...imm---.....mm......m.--.-m-.ummm-M... W., mm-n mmmmm. . ...M .fn I , . fx y . ,Z 'QQ . li, v 3 113153 gygg 54, as- ,. -.,M,n-N . fel"-' 'Z 43 il .mtinnqxlmrrn - - u Jn- ai Yu-EQEIQRQ. 'SSE-..-............l.....--wiigium-u..-ul ,,,, ua-...S u .gxii . 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