Elgin High School - Maroon Yearbook (Elgin, IL)

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y-V f - - f K MLK M i L R - THE MAROON of 1927 1 A "Y I N' l , I W A l V,,..-., 5 I I I -A-A 1 J.. I A 1' fl ' A' l ff T QA' so l i' if 5 -1 yj ' A 1 I W ff I -J 5315 ' 1' f I , , 'ZEN I X 1 A - XV , I I Y Ama. ' Compiled by STANLEY SHULTS ..... Editor-in-ch ie f GEO. O. ASHMAN . . Business Manager Photographs by W. A. DUERINGER Elgin, Illinois Engravings by PONTIAC ENGRAVING KL ELECTROTYPE NE Chicago, Illinois Printing by ws PRINTING COMPANY Elgin, Illinois is ,Ms LR!!- 'whos COMPANY FOREWORD The Maroon Staff of the Class of 1927 presents this, the seventeenth volume of the Maroon. In it we have tried to make a complete history of the school year, and though it is not perfect, we have done our best. Some things must necessarily be on the same order as in other years, but where it was possible We have been original. Our main thought was to put out a book worthy of the appreciation of all, and which in later years will prove a source of many happy memories of school days. LL 'li li xg er on A E X STAFF Stanley Shults ..Editor-in-Chief Geo. Ashman M. Spiegler .. .......... Assoc. Editor H. Wolff ,ax C. Haller .. ...Assoc. Editor H. Brandes . 'fy' G. Sayer .... ..... A ss't. Editor R. Wagner . -.I-Lg-, E. Bau ,.,,..,.. ........ A sm. Editor M. wonr .... 'B' R. Schnadt ..... ........... A ss't. Editor Z. Stowe .... n M. Smoyer .. ........ Society Editor A. Hess. ...... .. P. Flory ...... Boys' Athletics Iglffltln """' , , , . 1 er ................ . 4 L. Olhaber .... ....... G irls Athletics H. Maccornack M. Raue ............. ......... J oke Editor G. Panton -,---,---.-, N ' W. Bosworth .,,,. ......... J oke Editor A. Lichthardt Wi d .. n, asf U'5 Geo Clock Business Mgr. Photograph Mgr. Photograph Mgr. Subs. Mgr. Typist, Typist Typist .Artist ........Artist ........Artist ........Artist ........Artist DEDICATION To Mr. R. W. Fairchild, Whose work has been of untold value to the school, who has had a great in- Huence for good on us, who is a staunch supporter of high ideals, and Who has heartily backed all our enterprises, we, the iirst class to complete our four-year high school course under his supervision, res- pectfully and loyally dedicate this book. 5 CGNTENTS ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ATHLETICS ORGANIZATIONS ACTIVITIES Administration 1 KM? .S fig. 2' g..4x.JCs1cggrS.vfipc-sAc?f'Y ,, 'i L!-wuz-wL.f'11.f'-5,251.21-S-73 U v ,I Y . A 7 1 'U ! L C 4 ' W. L. GOBLE, Principal T. A. LARSEN, A. A. PRATT, Assistant Principal Dean of Girls BOARD OF EDUCATION A. M. PRICE, President J. M. MANLEY, Secretary B. C. BRONSON H. A. LEACH Q A. L. METZEL H P. E. TRUE C. A. Sorm Mas. MARco'r ROVELSTAD Miss LAURA C. KIMBALL .F. E. HALLOCK J. H. CONRATH em O. E. SALISBURY MRS. GRACE GILLETTE F. A. ZIEGLER 9 1. gf ...LZ-.y Q-X .1 g!f,g,frgg,znf.f1-ig,-f-,c.x1 .Q .fflmfi P- f-at-lv 77w ,W gl.. if f9UW2:,, -V sf 77717 7777 777 T76 Jnhmgg Y, H, ,, , 75, ,. , .,,,f5,fN XNWA ffrr L,-,-1: -:W -- fffff grflflgri :xx-J,:::::qgtT:'253 , 77, ...W .177 - - -Y - --f- - -V V - 'W Y f f - ,gm se A , ff- v - ffdra ,Y f -, ff' - -- , 7. 7777777 sf 7771, fig ,qi . - , ,WZLEV f -. . 4 5 . .l ' ll '5 , V l Emmie U. Ellis Eleanor Goble, B.A. Marge Biersach, B.A. Grace M. Keating, B.A. i Cambridge University, Lake Forest Carroll University of Wisconsin N England English English English English 1-, ,Nj Juliet A. Barker, M.A Helen Ahlstrom, B.S. Ella Knutzen, B.A. Elsie H. Fletcher, B.A University of Wisconsin Northwestern University Beloit Oberlin English English English English . Margaret E. Newman, Vernon Utzinger, B.A. T. A. Larsen, B.A. Adah A. Pratt, B.A. M.A. University of Minnesota Olivet College Wheaton University of Chicago Pub. Speaking: Gen. Ass't. Prin., Math Dean of Girls, Math. English Science 10 ii"jiT,g 5-5 -1Cf2T5'sfr: iiliififfgl-ffiiQ-f:iiQ2'-2 XX Q J 5 5' Yi 'vp 5 2, i gfymfm cgxgprx..ac1Jra,vf?f" 'f A' "wwf-,ef-v 1-1434-f A19-fi . J J 7 f f 'h I ' L U 7 ff I' t tx 5 K Q Nellie E. Rickert, B.L. Lillian Montgomery, E. F. Resek,Jr., B.S. Marian Fisher, B.A. ' University of Michigan B.A. University of Illinois Wheaton Mathematics Oberlin Math.-Science Mathematics J Mathematics Doris D. Engle, B.A. U. K. Reese, B.A. Emma R. Knudson, B.M. Hazel Linkfield, B.A. Wellesley lowa State Teachers American Conservatory University of Wisconsin Mathematics College Music Latin - Math.-Band Lilah Vik, B.A. Ruth Bradish, B.A. Adalene M. Coffman, Claudia V. Abell University of Minnesota Lawrence College M.A. Chicago Academy of Spanish Latin Iowa State University Fine Arts French Art 11 J T ' gf T120 gf -: L,zv,c.l:g,fm:.fagf,v..1i 'll 4. J3-rv jg-2 :LZ Lf Biff 1.1 QL? v we A 'A - - 1 A A - --15 C jC-S2f .7f5.2C' 2Tf! V S. C. Miller M.A. Nellie E. Purkiss, Ph.B. Mrs. Nellie M. Drys- Mary L. Smith, B.A. University of Chicago Kalamazoo dale, B.A. Lake Forest History History Wheaton History History in 2 Louise Wood, B.S. Katherine H. Davery. Wilda L. Logan M. E. Wilson, B.S. Northwestern University B.A. Chicago Normal School Lombard History Beloit of Physical Education Phys. Ed.-Ath. History Phys. Ed. Ruth M. Cleary, B.A. Nina M. Reason, Ph.B. Mrs. L. Pearl Jolly Alice L. Lackey 1 University of Michigan University of Chicago Ypsilante Normal Col- Whitewater State Nor- 5 Commercial Commercial lege mal, Whitewater, Wis. Commercial Commercial 12 I. glial-7 of -: 1 . x. ,V v 0 'vp 'g 1-xJcxY:q-i9rx.,afi,xcaJg-54" ., CL '-uc.f-1Cf'u.f'uLf 'xf.l7Ll'V' .5 J J l M ,I V L l Dorothy Murray Elmer Pierce, LL.B. E. C. Waggoner. B.S. W. H. P. Huber, B.S. Illinois State Normal Kent College University of Indiana Ohio Northern University Commercial Chemistry Physics Commercial 'l Caryl M. Bacon, B.A. E. W. Kersten, M.A. Lula I. Prettyman, B.A. Clifton E. Adams, B.A. University of Wisconsin Columbia University University of Illinois Lombard Biology Gen. Science Physiology Geog.-Athletics S. A. Coutchie, B.S. Ethel May Roe, B.A. Mrs. Florence Fletcher Mrs. Ina M. Schicker University of Illinois Iowa University Bradley Polytechnic In- Illinois State Normal Geog.-Athletics Home Economics stitute, Peoria, Illinois University Home Economics Home Economics 13 ll ' K? TIL?-'I C2 -D C.?WJQ.?DC.?Tl.lDL.lfDLlT 'll QW +7 W. Ly ,xffliilvbe A , -ftltmf . 'eval -- J ' .,.,. -iw +V A--W -- 3! f, QQ'--M-iv? qfffa' H fu Philip Taylor T. C. Angell W. O. Satterley Paul D. Hance University of Chicago, Armour Institute Stout Institute University of Chicago University of Indiana Manual Arts Mach. Shop Mech. Draw. Manual Arts Y E C. A. Lloyd Clarence J. Rogers Carrie K. Williford Lillian Hurvitz University of Illinois University of WisconsinUnion Academy Assistant Librarian Manual Arts Manual Arts Librarian Evelyn L. Boettcher Helen Revett, R.N. Mae T. Kilcullen Nellie Johnson Secretary to Principal School Nurse Assistant Superintendent Bernice Voltz Eleanor Tonkin 14 r --M 3 - r-we-f?7i'1"ai TT?fff::i:r5:lf s'fgi3?7 D2-J..5i7f-.i.!l Classes Seniors SENIOR CLASS HISTCRY Motto: We finish to begin. Class Flower: Rose With a final hauling up of rope and ladder, the Pirate crew of '27 set sail upon a four year voyage into the lakes of Study and the realms of Knowledge. Immediately the new mates chose 25 representatives of this group to join "Ye council of Pirates." Mates Robert Wagner and Celia McGill. At the time of the reunion and homecoming of Pirates, the group of Freshmen ffor such was their beginning titleJ more than outdid itself in the decoration of their skiff fautomobilej. In the second year when the port of geometry was reached, Robert Wagner and Vernon Kretschmer were representatives of this group. Many Sophomores fthe sec- ond titlej took part in Athletics. Then, out of the troubles and horror of two long years of work and hardships, Captain Hook, alias Goble, bestowed upon this most worthy group the title of "Jun- iors." Robert Wagner, who had shown great ability and prowess in former days of deck-scrubbing, was given the honor of becoming head pirate and was called "Captain Bob" of the most noble crew of dastardly pirates. Assistant Captainship was given to "Doc" Schlager, and upon Lucille Cotton was bestowed the honor of becoming most worthy scribe. With such a beginning and such success in the past, and especially in the Junior or third step in the voyage, how could the last and most important step be anything but a success? When the time arrived for a new choice of leaders, there was but one pirate ter- rible enough, villainous enough, to take this role. Even tho' minus the customary hook hand, this pirate could pound a gavel harder than anyone else and so was chosen to rule with an iron hand. Captain Spurrier was enough to strike fear into the bravest of hearts and added to the hoard of jewels and silver more than any other, for he knew the way and the how of all money-making schemes. Willard Turner was chosen as assistant to calm the "too anxious" Captain. The title of Hmost worthy scribe" was bestowed upon Margaret Martin and the voyage ended in the good ship "Elgin High," the mates walked solemnly down the gangplank loaded with bags of experience and knowledge to take their places again in the world of busy people. 18 lg-4 JC'i Qc-gnfiwlfigrikc-34 was 5 FREDERICK L. ADKINS He bids fair to grow wise who has dis- covered that he is not so. General Course Intra-Mural Activities '26, '27, Football Squad '26, Basketball Squad '25, Glee Club. ROBERT ADKINS 6lBOb77 Good nature and good sense must ever join. General Course Spanish Club, Hi-Y Club: Comedy Concert '27. VERNA ELVERA ANDERSON ' "Vern" She laughs the sense of misery far away. General Course Spanish Club '24, '25, '26: G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27, Basketball '23, '24, Girls Chorus '23, '24. ASA. APP A kind and gentle heart he had To comfort friends and foes. General Course Boys Chorus '24, Boys Band '24, '25, Latin Club '24, '25, Spanish Club '26, Track '26, Orchestra '25, '26, '27. '7 gl! L,f'u C243 Lf '3 L21 4 r' f ESTHER JEANETTE ANDERSON HESt!7 A friend who knows, and dares to say The brave, sweet words that cheer the way. General Course Mirror Staff, G. A. C., French Club, Home Economics Club, Hockey '23, '24, '25, '26, Com- edy Concert '25, '26, '27. ROBERT AKIN The honest man, though e'er so poor Is king of men, for all that. General Course ROYAL BARTLETT HBart!Y Whence is thy learning? Hath thy toil O'er books consumed the midnight oil? General Course Intra-Mural Basketball '26, '27, Jr. Hi-Y Club '23, Hi-Y Club '27, Spanish Club '25, '26, '2'7. GEORGE ASHMAN Want you a man experienced in the world and its affairs? Here he is for your purpose. Business Manager of Maroon, Football '25, '26, Drama Club, Junior Class Play, Senior Class Sales Committee, "Martha," 19 l Cl 31.30 CZ -3C.1fJLl7L27JL.2'3J',fQl.?T Q.l7Kl5L?'U l I W Yi "1 L-Z-xoxo L,f'5Lf"5L.l"J .1v.v CS,:CgJrS.Dci2Ff24-H I ELIZABETH BAU "I ain't so." Whatever 1s worth doing at all is worth doftng well. General Course Maroon Staffz, Honor Student '25: Spanish Club: Latin Clubs: Home Economics Clubg El- gin High School Players. HERBERT BEACON Absence of occupatton is not rest. Commercial Course A Intra-Mural Basketball and Track '26, '27g Commercial Club '26, '27g Yearly Program Com- mittee for Commercial Club. EDMOND BELL I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. General Course l ADOLPH BERNSTEIN He deszres nothing so much as what he ought not to have. General Course Biology Club: Junior Latin Club: Intra- Mural Basketball. - 1 ROBERT A. BEITH UBOb77 The baszs of his character was good, sound common sense, trodden down and smoothed by education. General Course Spanish Clubg Commercial Club: Junior Class Play Committee: Senior Class Play Committeeg Entered as Sophomore from Elburn. GLENN BEARD They langh that wzn. General Course Orchestra '24, '25g Intra-Mural Athletics: Football Squad '25, '26g Hi-Y '24, '25. ELIZABETH H. BORos nBettyn A proper girl as one shall see in a sum- mer's day. Commercial Course Commercial Club: G. A. C. Louis BOLWAHNN Oh, zt 1s excellent to have a giant's strength! General Course Entered from Wasco High School in '25g Track '26g Intra-Mural Basketball: Glee Club '25, '26, '27g Commercial Club '26, '27. 20 x ll v 'Q V 'r ll W J l. gfiygvlj Q-2.3 -Il wg ' .Ali gf' 'W' ?l5-yfgjggjfg-,7f gfiJqgf'i .,., "nil ,7 A' 'A1f.,f'xL,11 L?'5l.,f Aaglj L.f- WESLEY BOSWORTH It's wiser being good than bad: 1t's safer being meek than fierce. General Course Track '26, '27: Band '24, '25: Orchestra '25, ".Z6: Maroon Stall' '27, HENRY W. BRANIJS 'cHaHk,, What shall I do with all the days and hours that must be counted e'er I see thy face! General Course Football '25, '26: Spanish Club: Band '22, '23: Photo Manager of Maroon: Intra-Mural Basketball '26, '27: Comedy Concert '24, GEORGE E. CARLSON Hcotil He resolved henceforth not to lean on others: but to walk self-confident and self-possessed. Industrial Course Lightweight Football '25, '26: Intra-Mural Basketball. GUNNAR. CARLSON uGunnyn I awoke one morning and found myself famous. General Course Drama Club: Spanish Club: Senior Class Play: Senior Sales Committee. 5 AUDREY L. BUCKLEY Laughing eyes and flashing smile, Charming ways and lots of style. Industrial Arts Course Entered from Woodstock Community High School: G. A. C. MILDRED BROWN Her air, her manners, all who saw ad- mired, Courteous though coy, and gentle though retired. General Course French Club: G. A. C.: Glee Club: Comedy Concert '26, '27: Ticket Committee Junior Prom. MARTHA I. CARLSON One of the few of the immortal names, That were not born to die. Commercial Course Commercial Club '26, '27g G. A. C. '24, '26. HAROLD CARLSON "Homer" I know a trick worth two of that. Industrial Arts Colrse Orchestra '23, '24: Band '24: Track '23. l E l l H E I I l a I gz1ClJQ.!.xLf'fuf,.2Dg2T:u.Z-1mv.z1n.f'5 l mm. A 'VI E W' "' , .,...f"3v' A PQ,l-3g?'5 i.l'DL,f"jC.lD 'B is PHILIP CARPENTER UPhi17Y The glass of fashion, and the mould of form, The observed of all observers. General Course Junior Latin Club, Biology Club. BESSIE CLARK Blue were her eyes as the fairy flax, Her cheeks like the dawn of day. General Course Entered from Bloomfield High School, Bloom- field, Mo., Debating Team, Glee Club, G. A. C. FRANCES Coox "Cookie" How merry is a. student's life, and yet how changeable! General Course G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, Drama Club '25, '26, Home Economics Club '25, '26, First Girls Glee Club '25. LUCILLE COTTON "Cotton" Conspwuous by her absence. General Course Sec. of Junior Class: Sales Committee, Jun- ior Prom Committee, G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '27, Drama Club '26, '27, French Club Sec. '26. RUSSEL CONYNE HRUSSYY I The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything. General Course Sports Editor Mirror: Class Sweater Com- mittee: Sports Editor Journalism and Junior Class Mirrors, Temporary V. P. Junior Class, Band '23, Intra-Mural Basketball '25, MARIE ELIZABETH COLDEVIN A foot more light, a step more true, Ne'er from the heath flower dashed the dew. General Course Senior Prom Committee, Drama Club '27, French Club '25, '26, 1st Girls Glee Club '262 "Midsummer Night's Dream," "Martha," ELBERT F. CROWFOOT Altho I enter not, yet I hover round about the spot. General Course Commercial Club, Track '26, Intra-Mural Basketball '26, '27, Hi-Y '26, MURIEL CRANE A kind, true heart, a spirit high. General Course 22 l Q-2 ,Q-gy Lf .,q,ff1gzr7gz'ae2:vf.f-nuff: General Course 5 , WDP, O'fh'7l Q-.asalfggc-gAfi.JfiJci9F51 L.23g.z-S J 4 FRANZ CRUMPACKER l "Crummy" A youth, light-hearted and content, I wander through the world. General Course "Midsummer Night's Dream:" Senior Class Play: Drama Club Play: Drama Club: Hi-Y. IRWIN CYKA Hlrvn I am the monarch of all I survey. General Course CLARENCE EBELLING Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a muck and tilt at all I meet. Lightweight Basketball '26, '2'7: Intra-Mural Basketball '24, '25: Orchestra '24, '25: Band '23, '24: Tennis Team '25, '26. FREDERICK EGGEBRECHT "Freddie" What have I with love to do? Sterner cares my lot pursue. General Course Football '25, '26: Basketball '25, '26: Track '26: Interclass Basketball '23, '2-4: Biology Club. Life is 5 I . Q 5 1 ' -A GEORGE DOCKEN a jest and all things show it: I thought so once, but now I know it. General Course Band '24, '25, '26. BARBARA F. DAVERY "Bobbie" Ripe in wisdom was she, and clever, and neat, and childlike. Senior Manager General Course Girls Council: Mirror Staff: Student of Debate: Drama Club: Color Com- mittee '26: Memorial Committee. ELIZABETH MARY FARMILOE UEHZ!! No one who did not know thee, would think that soft and childish exterior covered such a soul of fire. General Course Ass't. Editor of Mirror: Senior Prom Com- mittee: Golf Champion '26: Vice-Pres. Latin Club: Junior Movie Committee: Personal Edi- tor of Journalism and Junior Editions of Mir- ror. ELMER JAMES FAIRCHILD "Shorty" Is this a dream? Oh, if it be a dream, Let me sleep on, and do not wake me yet! General Course Spanish Club '26, '27: Intra-Mural Sports: Hi-Y '26: Spanish Club Auditorium Program. 23 I-gzfpcllw L1 -1 I me g.-4sJciQcgJri,x',,L- XJFQ 1,2-ue,f-wc! uf ,Lz'uL.f i 'F T 1 ' A 1 f'!e"5' f . " ' -- A +1 J x . . b 1 V c PAUL FLORY The ladies call him sweet. General Course Junior Hi-Y '24, President '25: Hi-Y '27: Maroon Staif: Spanish Club. RONALD FREDERICKS The next day is never so good as the day before. General Course J MARGARET GOBLE With such a comrade, such a friend, I fain would walk to a yourney's end. General Course Senior Girls Council: Mirror Staff: Debate Team '26, Captain '27: Girls Athletics: Dra- ma Club: Rotary Honor Medal '25, '26. ROLLAND GORHAM I pray thee, cease thy counsel which falls into my ears so profitless as water in a sieve. General Course 1st Boys Glee Club '26: Intra-Mural Ath- letics: Spanish Club. R0s1E GIPPERT "Roses" Patience is a remedy for every sorrow. Commercial Course Commercial Club: Home Economics '24g G. A. C. '23, MARY REED GILLETTE I hate the crowded town! I cannot breathe shut up within its gates. General Course "Midsummer Night's Dream:" Senior Girls Council: French Club: Hockey: "Charm:" Asso- ciate Editor of Mirror. FRANK R. GRAY HLizY! No really great man ever thought him- self so. General Course Senior Memorial Committee: Latin Club: Lightweight Football '25: Intra-Mural Basket- ball: Glee Club. FRANCES GOULD ccFannyr1 She has no wish but to be glad. She hated naught but to be sad. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Commercial Club: Girls Intra- Mural Basketball: Girls Indoor Track Meet: Girls Baseball: Girls Volleyball. 1- C.?TJk. 5 Ql-7 I .Ill 0 'fh"'V .9 Q,,4 .,5g,4-g,f,-3fi,wc'a2c-51" wffigj, ,gl -'aL..!-agfiL?Amt.f 'mga NJ , Mrs.-f ,ss l, .,.. -- .. , .,..a..W .. . . ,M . C ' . Z, ' 5 . . E J i 1 s 5 1 2 i CLARENCE GRONBERG uBiuu And he is oft the wisest man who is not wise at all. General Course Biology Club, French Club. PRUDENCE GRONLUN uprudyn Agreed to differ. General Course Home Economics Club '26, '27: Home Eco- nomics Club Council '27: Committee Junior Class Play: G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27g Volley- ball '24, '25, Basketball '24, '25. CAROLEEN S. HALLER As full of spirit as the Month of May. General Course Maroon Staff, Drama Club, Comedy Con- cert: Honor Student, French Club Secy. '26. 3 Latin Club GENEVIEVE HALPIN :xGeny9 Always cheerful, always jolly, mewiment cannot be folly. General Course Latin Club: Spanish Club, Hom Club: G. A. C. e Economics It ' a RAYMOND W. HALL lKBabeU He liked to have movement, animation, abundance, and enjoyment around him. General Course Lightweight Basketball '25, '26: Heavyweight Basketball '26, '2'7: Booster Club, V. P., Hi-Y Club, V. P.g Sales Committee fChr.J LEONARD HAGEL Little but by no means small. General Course WALTER L. HANCHETT The soul of this man is his clothes. General Course Senior Sales Committee, Junior Latin Club '25, '26g Comedy Concert '27, Inter Class Ten- nis '26: Secy. Committee Senior Class Playg Inter-Class Track '25. JOSEPHINE LovELL HIARRISON Patience and gentleness is power. General Course lst Girls Glee Club '25, '26, '27g Girls Band '25: French Club: Junior and Senior Latin Clubs: G. A. C.: Hockey. 1 25 ll - Lf -mf.: Lf -lC.?TQlDLf'5l,?QL Ll7I 1 V? 14 9-sF JC'iQC'iJf Jf 2C' 2C' f L.?'5LZ'3 125'-.f' 731.27 J L ETHEL MAE HEATH KKEth7! While men have eyes, or ears, or taste, She'll always find a lover. Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, Commercial Club '26, '27, Home Economics '26: Girls Athletics '25, EDNA B. H1-:LLBERG ClEddyH When she had passed it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music. General Course Latin Club '24, '25g French Club '24, '26, Home Ec. '25, '26, '27: Secy. '26, '27g Com- companist '24, '2 5. ll RALPH HENSON The laddie's dear self he loves dearest of all. Biology Club '26, '27, Track '26, General Course ALICE ELIZABETH HESS UAuy!! Gentle to hear, kindly to judge. Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, Commercial Club '26, '27: Maroon Staff: Home Economics : Girls Athletics, "Martha." , mercial '27: G. A. C.: Girls Glee Club Ac- GERALD M. HELMAN Wit and humor belong to genwus alone. General Course Editor-in-Chief of Mirror, Senior Class Play: Debate '25, '26, '27, Captain '27g Glee Club '25, '26, '27: Drama Club '26, '27, HifY Club '26, 27. ALITA HENKE Never idle a moment, but thrifty and thoughtful of others. General Course Entered from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, as Jun- iorg Mirror Staff: G. A. C. VIRGINIA HIGINBOTHAM uGinnyn I don't wait for others to do a task, when I myself can do what's asked. General Course Mirror Staff: G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27g Span- ish Clubg Hockey: Senior Girls Council: Cos- tume Committee Senior Class Play. FRANK HIGGINS "Victorian" The resolute, the indomitable will of man 01177. aCh'L6'lI6 'I'l'L'LLCh. Commercial Course Entered from Austin High, Chicago, as Sophomore. Pres. Commercial Club 1926-73 In- tra-Mural Basketball '26, '27, Intra-Mural Track '27. 26 ll - 1.2-nc!-1 cz.: -I 5' Q.-.AS nf-gQci9rS.vci2c-aJc-51" ' f .,, fffdb-Y-5'-'5"f"5'r'Z5 1 J ROBERT HILL RALPH V. HOPP "Bob" I would not rule nor yet would I be I just love an argument! Give me the ruled. id . General Course wrong Shsiustrial Arts Course Commercial Club '26, '27, Glee Club '25, EVELYN HOLTHUSEN '26, Pres. '27, Intra-Mural Basketball '27, Hi-Y H , ,, '25, '26, 327, Tennis '26, '27, Senior Sales Com- - EVle mittee. The Joy of youth and health her eyes displayed, and ease of heart her every look conveyed' PENN T. HOCKETT Commercial Course This is my busy day, be brief. Commercial Club, Home Economics, G. A. C., General Course Baseball '23, '24, '25, '26, Basketball '23, '24, French Club: Jr- Latm Club: Entered De- '25, '26, Volleyball '23, '24, '25, '26, Cembef 26- F R E H L0 EIl?F1ggJl,BRAC T ALICE E. JOHNSON If I cannot do great things,, I can do small things in a great way. General Course Mirror Staff: G. A. C., Sec. Spanish Club, Sec. Home Ec., Float Committee. If her virtues were packed in a parcel, Her worth might be sample for all. General Course lst Orchestra '25, '26, Home Economics Club '25, '26, Biology Club '26. WlLMER HOPP HAROLD HUMBRACHT A country lad is my degree, "Butch" And few there be that know me. Earnest, honest, and industrious. General Course General Course Commercial Club. i 27 ll , q.2T,g,,f'.y Lffn gzTmq,fmc,znQf1uL.2Dl!ffDl.-ZDLZTDLXDLZW -ll 'V V . him' J "F EARL JOHNSON I cannot say one thing and mean an- other. Commercial Course MALCOLM JOHNSON "Johnnie" He said, right, or wrong, what came into his head. General Course Glee Club '23, '24, '25, '26, Stage Manager Senior Play: Tennis '26, '27: Intra-Mural Bas- ketball '26, '27: Football '26. GLADYS KALLAS "Skinny" Music when soft strains die, Vibrates in the memory. General Course Easter Cantata '24, Glee Club '24, '25g "Martha," Rosm KALLAS llJim7Y A sweet disposition, always the same, A natural musician, Rosie is her name. Commercial Course Orchestra: Commercial Club '26, Easter Can- tata '24. 9 Z 6 , , V-E KN' ,C-gx-gprkgf X26 .,..f"'ffff 2, A' c..11L.fA,c!'u.,- '1f.f1fY -K J .I Q Jr ' 3 ELSTON A. JUDKINS I live not in myself, but I become por- tion of that around me. General Course Track Squad '26, Glee Club '25, tha," French Club, English Club. '26 3 "Mar- CHARLES J. JONES Laugh and be fat. General Course Spanish Club '25, '26, '27. VIOLET H. KELLER Quiet and unassuming, but always on the job. Commercial Club '26, G. A. C. '25, '26: Comedy Concert '25. FRANCES E. KANE General Course ulpannyn If she will, she will, you may depend on it. If she won't, she won't, so there's an end to it. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Commercial Club '26, '27, 28 - .J 'C' .I vi' Q-AS.JC 2C"SJf?.3C 2C' 5C f 4.1-vez-w2'vLf'foL.Z1 ' a by .1 Q ALICE MAE KENYON "Kenyon" JAMES ToDD KELLEY "Let us not lose our individuality in this gay cockadef' General Course General Manager Mirror: Pres. Biology Club: Commercial Club: Constitutional Committee for Student Council: Debate Club '24, '25, Neat, not gaudy. General Course Home Ee. Club: G. A. C. FLORA OLETA KENT CLARENCE .H. .KENNEKE "Flo" "K1HI119" A girl who is not spoken of is not All men are bores except when we want abused, them. General Course Subscription Mgr. for Mirror: Business Mgr. Senior Class Play: Asst. Editor-Junior Mirror: Questionaire Committee. GRACE JEANNETTE KENYON Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings. General Course Junior and Senior Class Play Committee: Comedy Concert: G. A. C.: Volleyball: Vice- Pres. Home Ec. Club. KATHERINE E. KERR l6KateY7 Don't do anything, till you do it, And when you"ve done it, stop doing it. General Course Entered from Elgin Academy in 1925. Home Ec. Club: G. A. C. Commercial Course Commercial Club '26: Home Ecs.: Ticket Committee-Junior Class Play: Junior-Senior Prom Committee: Comedy Concert '26, CLARENCE R. KILLSTROM KKC1eg77 Don't worry about your work, do what you can, Let the rest go, and smile all the time. Commercial Course Tennis '26: Basketball '27: Commercial Club: Comedy Concert: Questionaire Committee. MARY KIELEY "Snooks" My uiea of a ringleader is the first man to come along with a solitaire. General Course Home Ec. Club: G. A. C.: Biology Club. 29 3 Lffyegq gin Q-f .7f-S JC- Jf ,7f-SJC' PRf I 'A3 L,-lx L?-m Ll!! Lf- 'B L-,Zi -? EDWIN LEONARD KIND "Eddie" I have no oratory as Brutus had: I only speak right on. General Course Asst. Athletic Editor of Mirror: Spanish Club: Comedy Concert '27: Basketball '2'7: Questionaire Committee. JOSEPH KING Thou comest between me and those books too often! General Course Baskeeball '24, '25, '26, '2'7: Football '24, '25: Track '23: Commercial Club: Interclass Basketball '25. VERNON L. KRETSCHMER "Kretch" Courteous always: a gentleman of true worth. General Course Student Council '25, '26, '27: Sec. Booster Club: Hi-Y '26: Interclass Basketball '25: Jun- ior Prom Committee: Chairman Senior Prom. NEWELL LAMB I uspeedv It 'Ls much more man's indifference than hrs tyranny that torments women. General Course Entered from St. Charles High School as Sen- ior. Prom Committee. EDNA R. KOWERT 4:Eddy:y With her needle and her shears, She is as handy as the best of them. General Course Band Pres. '25, '27: Home Economics Club Pres. '2'7: G. A. C.: Glee Club: "Martha:" .lun- ior Latin Club '25. GEORGE -KOCHIS The secret of success Is constancy to purpose. General Course Basketball: Football: Student Council '26: Business Mgr. Spanish Club Paper: Interclass Basketball '23: Spanish Club '24, '25, '26, '27. BARBARA LOUISE LASHER In basketball or hockey game She's sure to help her team to fame. General Course French Club '25, '26: G. A. C.: Senior Girls Council: Home Economics Club '2'7: Basketball '23, '24, '25, '26: Mirror Staff. ELMER RUSSELL LAMP Some men have only one book in them: this man has a library. General Course Spanish Club '26, '27: Christmas Cantata '2-1: Boys Chorus: Typewriting Contest '27. 30 1 cz :mln gf .iq,znc.?ak.Z'ag.2mgf1L1f, I ,I vii? C' 2C'SJfS..7C 2Fi2CEf U .I I ' 1 l .. . i AGNES LEHMAN uAgglev As frank as rain on cherry blossoms. General Course Interclass Basketball '25, '26, Junior Class Basketball '26, G. A. C. JOHN A. LENHART uBaldy71 If you want friends let others excell you. General Course Band '24, '25, '26, Ligheweight Football '26, League Basketball '25, '26, Junior Class Intra-Mural Basketball, Interclass Baseball. JENNY J. LIND How pretty her blushing was and how she blushed again. Commercial Course G. A. C., Commercial Club. EDWIN MACCORMACK Young fellows will be young fellows. General Course L,l'5k-Z-3l,?'3Ll"5l.2-3 il AGNES M. LICIITHARDT Take care not to burden your day with more than its share. General Course G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27, Maroon Staff. EVELYN LEWIS HEV77 We are never so happy or so unhappy as we suppose. Commercial Course Commercial Club '26, '27, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27. EDITH MARIE MACINTYRE She is a maid of artless grace, Gentle in form and fair of face. General Course Spanish Club '26, G. A. C., Commercial Club '27, Basketball, Comedy Concert, Home Eco- nomics Club. HELEN RHODA MACCORMACK . . ."HeHk". Friendship consists in being a friend, not in having a friend. General Course Maroon Staff, Announcement Committee, Spanish Club '27, G. A. C, Basketball, Comedy Concert. 1. Q-gigla gf l J W . I' Ft 6 'ri 'vi' Q-f 7C JC-S2f Df' 2C'i.XEf A3 C-2-1 L.fAx L15 Lf 5 L27 V5 T 'A ,Q "K - J E, ., I J . T Qi CELIA JANE MCGILL Axcelvy Her very frowns are fairer far Than the smiles of other maidens are. General Course G. A. C.: French Club '25, '26: Glee Club '24, '25: "Midsummer Night's Dream:" Senior Sales Committee: Student Council '23. MORRIS MCNAMARA "Sailor" There are men who are almost in love, almost famous, and almost happy. General Course Intra-Mural Basketball: Track '27: English Club: Interclass Baseba.l3 Spanish Club. MARGARET CARLISLE MARTIN ' l6Midge!Y Whether its Jazz or a classical piece Here's all hope that she never will cease. General Course Pres. E. H. S. Players '27: Senior Girls Council: Maroon Staff: Mirror Staff '26, '27: All Athletics: Secretary of Senior Class. CHARLES E. MARSON 1 "Charlie" In arguing too the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquished, he could argue still. General Course Senior Class Play: Junior Class Play: g?hbarmg" Track '27: French Club '2'7: Drama Ll . 32 in Q . . - 1 ,h.. ..,, A FRED R. MARCKHOFF "Fritz" His heart is as far from fraud as heaven from earth. General Course Junior Latin Club '25, '26: Intra-Mural Bas- ketball: Maroon Artist. NAN MALONEY HB. El!! Beautiful as sweet, and innocent as gay. General Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Junior Latin Club: Orchestra: "Martha." RUTH EMMA MASON Society is no comfort to one not sociable. General Course Home Economics Club: G. A. C. '24. DOROTHY E. MASON lKDOt?Y You could do naught that was not free and loving. General Course Biology Club: Home Economics Club: G. A. C. 1i"vi' Q cigcinrigc-i2c'iJcf,f'Y .,.!"'f95' 5 .. , A L.?5L.ff-51'-X51-f""'1L-?'3 I 1 PAUL MELIN Perhaps he won't bite, lady, but he had his leg up to kick. General Course Orchestra '25, '26g Spanish Club: Hi-Y Club: Intra-Mural Basketball, Junior Mirror Staff: Mirror Staff. HELEN MERZ A mile a minute is good time But a smile a minute gets more action. Commercial Course Commercial Club '26, '27: G. A. C.: Comedy Concert '25g Basketball '25. BERNHARD1' F. MISCHKE "Duke" I don't believe in principle, but oh I do in interest. General Course Junior Hi-Y: Mirror Staff '26, '27g Com- mercial Club '27. MARION PAULINE MooDY Oh whistle, and I'll come to ye, my lad! General Course Girls Band: Home Economics Club: G. A. C.: "Marthag" Band Concert. MICHAL MILIIER ilMike77 I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. General Course G. A. C.: High School Players '25, '26, '2T3 Comedy Concert '26, '27g Band Concert, Girls Band '25, '26. HAROLD G. MILLER Art is the revelation of man. General Course Junior Hi-Y '23g Maroon Staff: Junior and Senior Play Committees: Biology Club '25. MARY HELEN MOREEN ucurlyu We are near waking when we dream we dream. General Course Junior Latin Club '25, '26g Comedy Concert '25g French Club '27: Commercial Club '27. MARY LAVINA MOORE Speaks two or three languages, word for word, without a book. General Course Latin Club '25, '26, '27: French Club '25, '26, '27g G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26g Opera "Martha" '25g Christmas and Easter Cantata '24: Girl Reserve '23, '24, 33 ll Lf 1x.Z-DLX-1c.ff:a.ffTJgf1vgar.-1,111.11 fl 'VI Q.-14's-7C'i2C'i,JfS.,7f'SJC JC'S,f L-2'5gl'1LlAj4.,- 'QLZT -9 u PEARL VIOLET Moss "Moses" To be just and kznd and wtse There soltd self-enjoyment lies. General Course Commercial Club '26, '27: Spanish Club '26, '27: G. A. C.: Volleyball '25: Basketball '24, '27. ROYAL C. MUNTZ usonnyv She floats upon the river of his thoughts. General Course Lightweight Football '25, '26: Hi-Y Club: Senior Basketball: Chairman of Junior Picnic Committee. SALVIA NORLANDER To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Commercial Club: Comedy Concert '26. FLORENCE O'BEIRNE By nature born a friend to glee and mer- rzment. General Course Junior Class Play: Senior Class Play: Dra- ma Club: G. A. C.: Junior-Senior Prom. Com- mittee: General Sales Committee. MARVIN NEWCOMER Men possessed wmth an zdea cannot be reasoned with. General Course MARY MILDRED MURRAY "Irish" If e're she knew an evil thought, She spoke no evzl word. Commercial Course Commercial Club: G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Volleyball '26: Comedy Concert '26: Bas- ketball '26, MARVINA OSLOCK Custom cannot state her znflnzte variety. General Course Junior Class Play: Senior Class Play: Dra- ma Club: G. AJ C.: General Sales Committee: Interclass Basketball '25, '26, '27, LENORA OLHABER uLen77 Nothmg 'Ls 'Lmposszble to a wzlltng mind. General Course Latin Club: "Martha:" Maroon Staif: G. A. C.: Christmas and Easter Cantata. 34 ' DJ Lf TJLXTJ Cl-7 I V? lj 'f""'R A 5.-ax-nc-114-iJrs..Dc-xQcs2c-7,1 " J ROWENA OTTA NRO!! There is nothing so contagious as en- thusiasm. General Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club '27: Junior Latin Club: Interclass Volleyball '25, '26: Interclass Captain Ball '24, '25. GLADYS PANTON The earth seems to love her, and heaven smiles above her. General Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Maroon Staff: Senior Play Committee: Interclass Vol- leyball '24, '25, '26. DORIS PEARSON "Swede" She's full of pep as she can be- Her equal you're not apt to see. General Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Senior Play Committee: tata '24. Comedy Concert: Christmas Can- NORWOOD PERKINS When you need a friend, call on me. General Course Boys Band '23, '24, '25: Lightweight Foot- ball '25: Boys Chorus '24. 35 If ' 1 'wgfdef-1 efief waz-1 , N I i FRANCES PARKER was ever soft, gentle, and Her voice low. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Commercial Club. ANNA PAPAGEORGE She has not a moment without some duty. Commercial Course , Business Committee on Senior Class Play, Commercial Club: G. A. C.: Freshman, Sopho- more and Junior Volleyball Team. LEONARD PETERSON HPete!7 He was the mildest mannered man That ever scuttled ship or cut a throat. General Course Band '24, '25, '27. EDITH IRENE PERRY NE!! Thinking is only a dream of feeling: A pale-gray, feeble life. General Course G. A. C.: French Club: Home Ec. Club: Glee Club '25: Christmas and Easter Cantata. x 1 i l r wi' 'Y ,,.. 4'1"54ii ,Q s I L-ligi-3 c.f'3Lf"5L..17 J Y V4 sl Q .I A I . . 4 'F I 5 NINA A. PIIIL "Pee1ie" I slept and dreamed that life was beauty: I woke and found that life was Duty. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Girls Band: Commercial Club: Volleyball '24, '25: Intra-Mural Basketball and Baseball. PAUL PFISTER Mirth, with thee I mean to live. General Course LEE PHILLIPS Everybody likes and respects self-made men. PAUL PIERSON His stature tall-I hate a dumpy man. General Course Mirror Board: Pres. Booster Club: Spanish Club: Football '26: Comedy Concert '23, '27: Prom Committee '26. MARION PYOTT Nothing great was achieved without en- thusiasm. General Course Pres. G. A. C. '27: Mirror Board: Senior Girls Council: Senior Sales Committee: Chair- man Prom Committee '26: Senior Play Com- mittee. LUCINDA ELIZABETH QUANDT ucindyn Thou sayest an undisputed thing in such a solemn way. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Commercial Club '26: Basketball: Volleyball: Captain Ball: Track '23, '24, '25, General Course Lightweight Football '25: Intra-Mural Bas- ketball '26, '2'7: Spanish Club: Commercial Club '2'7: Latin Club '24, MARJORIE RAUI-1 "Margie" True ease in writing comes from art, not chance. General Course Maroon Staff: Mirror Staff: Comedy Con- cert: G. A. C.: Junior Latin Club: Hockey, '26. MARIE RATHJEN She was just the quiet kind Whose natures never vary. General Course Comedy Concert '26, '27: G. A. C.: French Club '26, '27, l 'L.?'3L?-3 cf -1 cfficlonlhegaefmxfw Qffngg-sez-5 1 g..4e.Jc'x Qc-g2r1.D "I v,y.,Q, 'fw ffm' Xbrif' . .,, QZWLZ-W 12511 All CAROLYN REID You are a picture out of doors, A belle in your parlour. General Course Junior Class Play: Drama Club: "Charm:" Mirror Staff: Comedy Concert: Hockey, '26, '27: G. A. C.: French Club '26, '2'I. MAURINE E. RICI-IMANN UM!rine77 The very pink of perfection! General Course Junior Class Play: Mirror Staff: French Club Secretary: Girl Reserves, Pres. '24: High School Players: Junior Honor Student. MARIE ROTHSTEIN Henceforth be mine a life of action and reality. General Course G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27: Intercfass Bas- ketball '26, Captain '27: Intra-Mural Basket- ball '26, '27: French Club '26: Hockey, '25. VIRGINIA RUNDQUIST Her politeness seems to flow from a na- tural disposition to oblige. Industrial Arts Course G. A. C. '25, '26, '27: Spanish Club '25, '26: Home Ec. '25, '26, GORDON ROHLES He doth, indeed, show some sparks that are like wit. Commercial Course Senior Class Play: lst Boys Glee Club, Ac- companist '24, '25, '26, '27: Senior Latin Club '24, '25: Commercial Club, Treas. '26, '27: Dra- ma Club '26, '27: Comedy Concert, '25, '26. LEONE ROBINSON uLuckyn O Solitude! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? General Course G. A. C.: Home Economics Club: Spanish Club '25, '26, '27: Commercial Club '26, '27. GERTUDE LEONE SAYER "Gertie" A taste for books, which is still the plea- sure and glory of my life. General Course Senior Girls Council: Maroon Staff: Com- edy Concert '26: Acc. 2nd Girls Glee Club, G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26: Junior Honor Stu- dent. WILLIAM SAMSON Always ready and willing. Commercial Course Intra-Mural Track: Intra-Mural Basketball: Commercial Club. 37 I Lf All LZ ll . YD 'VI Q-QS-7C ycgp r'x.vci.Jc-Abc-55" . ff 'Z x g'-u c..fAm 'aff cfm cf- 1 L.f'u ROSEMARY SCHICKLER "Roses" Bright and oftimes flitting to and fro. General Course "Honor Bright," Drama Cub, Glee Club, Comedy Concert '24, '25, Girls Athletic Club, Home Economics Club. LORAINE SCHLAGER And to his eye there was bat one be- loved face on earth, and that was shining on him. General Course L. W. Football '24, '25, '26, L. W. Basket- ball '25, '26, '27, Capt. '26, Tour. Squad, Pres. Student Council, Vice Pres. Junior Class. RUTH SCOGGIN Fire in each eye, and papers in her hand, she raves, recites, and maddens round the land. General Course Basketball '27, Debating Team '27, Com- mercial Club '27, G. A. C. '27, Volleyball, Entered from Palatine High School '26. SYLVIA SEIGLE She is steadfast as a star, and yet the maddest maiden. General Course Senior Class Play, Drama Club '26, '27, Mir- ror Staff '26, '27, Home Ee. Club '26, '27, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27, Spanish Club '25, '26. in 9 AL VERNA SCHNEIDER My life is like a stroll upon the beach- as near the ocean edge as I can go. Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, Commercial Club '26, '27. RAYMOND C. SCHNADT Few hearts like his with virtue warmed , Few heads with knowledge so informed. Commercial Course Commercial Club, Intra-Mural Basketball '27, Maroon Staff. MELVIN D. SHEARER Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine 80,72 Industrial Arts Course Debate Team '27, Biology Club, Orchestra '25, '26. ROBERT SHAPPERD 38 I if :gli Lf .iq-gng2qg,fig.f'nv..f'?u,af, Q.,'nL2'3:.2'b I YiJ"1 3 ,F-IS-7CgJCg,,-,-,,S,f ,-,xrtj 6 ' Q,2'3g,2-5g,zSL.f"'Sg2'3 u GLADYS EARNESTINE SHOLES A peaceful girl is she, and quiet as can be. General Course Band '24, '25, '26, '273 G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27, Comedy Concert '25, '27, Spanish Club '26. DORRIS J AN1-1 SHOPEN As gaily on her way she goes, the hap- piness in her heart o'er flows. General Course Dramatic Club '26, '2'7g Comedy Concert '26, '27g G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, '27: French Club '25, '26, '27, Junior Latin Club '24g Home Economics Club '25, '26, ROSE E. SILAGY I "Rosie" Her quiet unassuming way makes for her a friend each day. Commercial Course Commercial Club: G. A. C.: Home Economics Club. HOWARD SIPPLE Hsipn An optimistic good fellow. General Course Heavyweight Football '26g Band '24, STANLEY A. SHULTS UMike7! He leaves clean work behind him, and requires no picker up of chips. General Course Maroon Staff: Intra-Mural Basketball '26, Band '23, GLADYS E. SHULER When you need a friend she's ready, and she's one that's sure and steady. General Course Dramatic Club: Comedy Concert '25, '26: Band '24, '25, '26, Orchestra '25, '26g G. A. C. DUDLEY SMITH iCDud!7 Of science and logic he chatters as fine and as fast as he can. General Course Biology Club '25, '26, '273 Outdoor Club '26, '27g Intra-Mural Basketball '26, '27, Ten- nis '25 '26, '27. CLIFFORD W. SKONING KKSCOOP!! The flash of his keen black eyes fore- running the thunder. Industrial Arts Course Ski Clubg Senior Intra-Mural Team '27. 39 l- LZTJC?-I LZ -I vgznq,Z71c.zTJql7yLf1Ugzf3L.,f'3L.l7LZ7C.Z'J I 45 ' v 'liinl' Q--cgJfgJcsgrS.Jfi2rsJC-R! C,,.?3Y,2"nLl UL,-"6L.?5 . ir ' 5 A - J MARJORIE ALICE SMOYER xcMarge1r Noiseless as a feather or a snowflake falls did her feet touch the earth. General Course Senior Girls Council: Maroon Staff: Drama Club Plays '26, '27: G. A. C. ffour yearsj: Comedy Concert '24, '25, '26: Senior Sales Committee. VIRGINIA GRACE SOPER 1cGinyy1 Full of spirit, full of fun, And full of the pep that gets things done. General Course Maroon Staff Committee: Drama Club: Com- edy Concert '25, '26: Girls Athletics: G. A. C. 14 yearsl: Sen. Prom Committee. EUNICE H. SPLETZER There is laughter in her eyes that arc blue as April skies. ' General Course G. A. C. '23, '24: French Club '25: Band: Comedy Concert '26. HARRY SPURRIER The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. General Course Pres. Senior Class: Senior and Junior Class Plays: Drama Club Plays '26, '27: Lightweight Football '25, '26: Lightweight Basketball '25: Cheer Leader '25, '26. MYRTLE E. SPIEGLER U Very witty and ingenious, skilled to speak and skilled to hold her tongue. General Course Associate Editor Maroon: Drama Club: For- eign Language Clubs: Comedy Concert '25, '26, '27: Girls Athletics: Honor Student. ANITA SPENCE HH H Eochausting thought with each studious General Latin Club: French Girls Band: Senior Clas on , and hiving wisdom year. Course Club: Girls Athletics: s Play: Honor Student. MIRIAM STEPHENS I hate definitions. General Course French Club: G. A. summer Night's Dream :" C.: "Martha:" "Mid- Volleyball '26. STANGE GERALD E. nJerryn The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. General Course Intra-Mural Basketball '25, 40' I- Q.?TJt.l7 Q2-3 c.ffnc.lJQf1c.f-fzelweff: Q-?T5L!'lc.Z'J I hvmiiv Q nm I z5.cx.:CgQcsJrS.Jrv,vc-iJc54" 'f"55f , A. clam!-i rficf-'-1L.1'w 'P MARGUERITE F. STEWART "Stewie" You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear! Commercial Course Commercial Club '26, Comedy Concert '24, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27, Sr. Class Sales Committee. VIRGINIA STILWELL A blessed companion is a book. General Course Spanish Club, Commercial Club, Comedy Concert '24, Girls Athletic Club: All Schools Entertainment '24, Stunt Group '24, CARLTON TAYLOR The object of oratory is not alone truth, but persuasion. - General Course Spanish Club '26, Pres. '27, Glee Club '24, '25, '26, '27, Drama Club '26, '27, Senior Class Play, "Charm", General Sales Commit- tee. GENEVIEVE THIES If I spent my dollars as my giggles, I'd be bankrupt. General Course Spanish Club, French Club, Latin Club, G. A. C., Girls Band, Martha '25, - ZONA E. STOWE Nothing lovelier can be found in woman than silence. Commercial Course G. A. C., Commercial Club, Maroon Staff. CLETUS R. STOKES "Clete" n Oh! He could tell such funny Jokes. General Course Latin Club, French Club, Biology Club, Intra-Mural Basketball '25. ALICE MARTHA JANET TODD HAI!! Her modest looks the cottage might adorn, sweet as the primrose peeps be- neath the thorn. Commercial Course G. A. C., Commercial Club, Basketball Team. ALICE VIRGINIA TOBIN Her silver voice is the rich music of a summer bird. Foreign Language Course Chairman of Senior Girls Council, Pres. of Dramatic Club Productions '26, '27, Girls Glee C'ub '24, '25, '26, '27, G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '27. I L3 All . V'l'Y2' .Agar fy, o.!HG,f1 '-.2'5L2""3C.?'5 Y CATHARINE E. TRYLONE KKK-alyi! For my part getting up seems not so easy by half as staying in bed. General Course Latin Club, Sr. and Junior: Home Ec. Club: G. A. C.: Sr. Prom Committee. A. WILLARD TURNER Born for success he seemed: with grace to win and heart to hold. General Course Junior and Senior Plays: Players' Produc- tions, "Charm," "Play Goers:" Vice Pres. of Senior Class: President of Hi-Y: Chairman of Sales Committee: Glee Club '24, '25, '2'7. RORERT M. WAGGNER 61 1 cylj!! He is six-foot o' man A-1. General Course President of Junior Class: Senior and Junior Class Plays: Student Coun- cil '24, '25, '27: Football, Lwt. '24, '25, Capt. '25, Hwt. '26: Basketball, Lwt. '26, '27. Maroon Staff: '24, '25, Hwt. KATHERINE WALKER The reason firm the temperate will, en- durance, foresight, strength, and skill. . General Course French Club '26, '27: President Home Ecs. Cfub '25: G. A. C. '25, '26Z Mid Summer Night's Dreamg Library Class '26: 1st Girls Glee Club '26, 41 VIOLA MARTHA MILDRED VETTERMAN CK '!! V1 A patient, peaceful, and loyal girl. Commercial Course G. A. C.: Commercial Club. WANDA LEE VAUGHN Sweet it is with her to talk, pleasant in- deed with her to walk. Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, '26, '2'7: Commercial Club Home Economics Club. FLORENCE IRENE WEBB 4l1i11iJ!! Her thought is deeper than all speech feeling deeper than all thought. Commercial Course 1 Home Economics Club: Commercial Club: G. A. C.: Comedy Concert: Volleyball: Basketball. SCOVEL E. WALKER You are so grave, no doubt you're wise General Course lst Boys Band '24, '25, '27, 42 I C.2:L2T3q.X-vc,zfug,fryg,fmg,2ngZ-sL,f, I 4222 L,.2'5L,,X"NL-Z5l.f""jL.?3 .S Y.. .M Q-4' 7C JC- Jf'S.Pf'S2C'?.X'E l BEATRICE L. WOLFF HB D 77 In skating over thin ice our our speed. Commercial Course Girls Golf Championship '24g G. A. C. '23, '24, '25, '26, '27, Commercial Club '25, '26, 27: Girls Golf Tournament '26. VELDA CAROLYN WORK "Veldie" She's talented and clever, a mighty good girl. safety is Commercial Course G. A. C. '24, '25, '26g Commercial Club '26, '27 MARJORIE M. YOUNGS "Marge" No person of so few years can know the world better. General Course Biology Club. EVELYN DORIS WYMAN "Peaches" Worry doesn't burden herg her heart is free from care. Commercial Course First Band: First Orrhestrag Basketball: Volleyball: French Club: G. A. C. U J J J HAROLD H. WESTERMAN "Duke" I pause for a reply. General Course . DOROTHY WILRERN The natural alone is permanent. General Course HENRIETTA D. WOLFF She's small, and though we loom above her, we all sincerely like her. General Course Latin Club '25, '26, '27g Commercial Club '2T: Maroon Staff: G. A. C. '25, '26, '27: Or- chestra '25, '26g Library Class '27. MARION WOLFF I did not know her worth until she smiled upon me. Commercial Course Maroon Staff: Drama Club: Spanish Club: Commercial Clubg G. A. C.: Intra-Mural Ath- letics. ' in ' 43 1- qgfyegq Q-Z NF! ' 0 jp -nv Cx Jcijragffgc-abc-Sf' f"i1'5f fe Al C-fjkfl' '-"A9L' 'WZ' 'rf ' g.-.ecfg l- f .J J N e ,I .I HAROLD L. ZINK VERNON IZRICE I am, although I say't myself, worth go- . "Price I ing at mile to see. Everythmg comes if ot man will only General Course wait, General Course HELEN M. ZUMKELLER Advertising Manager of Mirror '27g Commer- urlweddyn cial Club. . . , ff L- General Coursey' He's a man who dares to be firm for G. A. c. '24, '25, '26, '27, Girls' Athleticsg truth where others flee. Latin Club '23, '24, French Club '25, '26, Com- . Industrial Arts Course . edy Concert '24g Junior and Senior Class Play Hi-Y: Entered from Crane Tech., Chicago. Committee. DON O,MALLEY H H ,N CAROLINE CHRISTIE ,, . Dutch, . ,. xy General Course 1927 'ls the best class I ve ever been in: ROY JELLISON Strength of mind is exercise not rest. General Course T-Wo YEAR G General Course Eng. 4 Play '24, "Six Who Passed as the Lentels Boiledg" Capt. Sophomore Track '24g Capt. Jr. Basketball Intra-Mural '253 Basket- ball, Lightweight '25, Football, Lightweight '26. RADUATES MYRTLE A. ACKMANN -. LLOYD E. HOPKINS Commercial Course n Industrial Course if MABEL E. BOHNE DOROTHY FLORENCE VICK Commercial Course lan d! , Commercial Course MIK- f -.. , N ga ,H Q , . F 275 A " -. f' "' ZZ.""1f': H51 0. 1 ' A -VI., ,!. H 44 'il . gzip L20 Q-2 .x q,g'ng-23I,,f1L.f'nf..f1uQ.fT1 L41 gli? 'gli LVD LVIKZKZU Juniors C bi-95 2-4s,nCgQciJrS.pr-inc-sk:-54" '5 CIA: L?A3 Lfimf- 'xl-fl J . J J l 4 3 HAROLD FLORA ROYAL FISCHER DOROTHY G. BEVERLY JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY The class of 1928 had a fine junior year. The officers elected were: Royal Fischer, presidentg Harold Flora, vice-presidentg and Dorothy Glenne Beverly, secretary. The class soon showed its individuality by choosing grey sweaters trimmed in black and red. They are proud of the fact that the captains of both the heavy- weight football and basketball teams were Juniors, and that there were also several other fine athletes from the class. The girls were very active in intramural sports. The two representatives of the class on the Student Council were Charles Landwere and Wendell Muntz. The annual Junior Class play, "Captain Applejackn, was very well done, showing much talent in the class. Every member of the class is anxious to make his senior year the biggest and best ever. ' DOROTHY G. BEVERLY, Secretary. 46 . gffnllb LZ -1 L,ffwQf-"f7l.1f:L.lngf1vL.zfa c.lig,15g?1L2f3 A ' .SDF 1 .9 'Z Z qw Dv 5.45 Jc'gJC'x2r,,afxJF XAF5! 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SUM Q . Q REU E35 EDZDE4 U2 Z H P FII 54 U2 QQ in- Kfl . 0 .w STRAM ra I-1 ra 2 cz :J -9-Ee? QEH H QFIAEED 5 F11 jx Q4 DER D IL' IEEE!! J oooooo Cl-QUIZDZDCIJUJUDUJCD BIZ UIKD E 2 .23 Li U1 uf .--,-Q Eigmommgf wid O "",, r-1 5sS2Ex:a3Sazgm 1-1HP"D444LiHHHEn-:O mmmemmmmmmmmmx BERG, 2 :E D 4 H Q 4 n-1 z EE E m 3 . .d-- 5 4-3m M'- Ewa :Ea Z. N N N N O OL Os PA P P , P P INS PETERSON PH Pr 492 .A ,A rad .. I . gziglq Q-X .xg-ff,g2TJgz1:n.ffugfmg?Ta vi 50 Sophomores ffl L vi er' Q ft it T Z5-4x.acx,1caJrS.2rrxQf L-X"1Lf','!A1Lf' "fl-179-ZR"""5 SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY Just finishing the sophomore year of school, the class of '29 Cpause for loud applausej has a brilliant future, judging from the past. Electing Lois Arnold and Robert Dwyer as members of the Student Council, we showed our ability in choosing leaders. The class is well represented in all activities. Don Ferron, Arthur Behrens, Steve Scheele, Clarence Oldham, and Fred Blanck, earned positions on the heavyweight football team. Sherman Haligas, Carver Leach, and Richard Cahill received letters on the lightweight team. In basketball Leach and Mansfield made E's in the lightweight group. Leach, Salisbury, Krunnfusz, Danford, and Blanck represented the class by coming out for track. A The Commercial Club staged a play during the first semester, Dorothy Karge and Gerald Biggers of the Sophomore class acting leading parts. Such material will make better class plays in the junior and senior years of school. It has always ranked with the upper classes in scholastic achievements. Let us hope that '29 will leave names on the school hall of fame. -Richard Dalbey '29. Q P-4. 52 I L? LlTjQ '3C.2TLz'!7JL?5k.l73C-?3Ll'5 I ,. ,.. , . . If-f'?1 4' Wm' klf1AT2q? I . Hi . E - 'N w K-1 . 13 w - N 1 P 1' , .qi M 'Qi W wi W 1 , . 5 1 11" J J w -51 ,-ti i mil V111 W -1 Q Aw V H. -mly R i an Q3 Q3 CP EE CP E1 Q4 CP an m?m E P-1 CH J 'E one Ci mm EA R R D3 Z H rn O Q E QE 4: a BEKE, G. AU AM J. Am F. R, R, Z? H A. M. CH, P AL, M D. 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The reason still remains a mystery. On the way home a senior, overtaking a freshman remarked, "You freshmen go down the halls as if you were of just as much importance as the seniors. In my opinion these freshmen are just about useless as far as school activities are concerned. They don't seem to do anything in athletics or clubs." "Maybe you don't hear about them. The freshmen aren't in the habit of crow- ing over their accomplishments." "Is that because they haven't anything to crow about? Think of it! All those Q freshies-how many are there, anyhow?" J "Three hundred and fifteen came in in September, 1926, and 119 in the Jan- uary previous to thatg 435 in all entered as the class of 1930." "Are there really that many? And they haven't done a thing worth mentioning, have they?" "Oh! they haven't, haven't they? From what class did three -of about the best men on the basketball team come? The FRESHMEN class, of course. Who won the girls' volleyball tournament this fall? The FRESHMEN girls, certainly. What class led in the number of pupils on the Honor Roll one month last semester? The FRESH- MEN, most assuredly. What class put on a good program in auditorium not long ago? A FRESHMEN English class, of course. What classlf' V "Enough! Enough! I give in! You have proved your point." "Ah, I thought you'd agree with me." "Hail to the Freshmen of nineteen-thirty! What of the Freshmen of nineteen-thirty? They'll DO! Theylll DO!! They'll DO!!!" 58 ll . glial? Ll -1 c.zf,g217g,zbgz-wgfmxffa gzT1g11xQ,g1c,fng,-f'UK.2-7LffUC-?77Q.ZDLZTJ -I J S C J EWR' A :1-A Q--lijfi , lllnl c..f-m.111!'14f-wL.fum-f-wc--3 J m FE . EE li 5:24 zzd 448 . 50 :SES Qui 5 ZJN' I klein Higgs U2 E1 Giw 5 E4 EJB HA H H URRENBERGER, S. J E5 OE QM N42 N E NDERSO 59 as A .E P333 M QE .. graft? D-19'-init! mg'-1 Zmd - QQ- BI P 'D H B4 Di O H U1 -I EA Z 3 Zn-I Q5 2 5 -S ,go 22 ma v-lv-3 -'avi 22235 ,ji-1 Aux 4455 EE Q -m QE- 5 r--4mZ, . 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In Elgin High we have an honor roll, and the list of those on it is published each - month of the school year. To obtain a place on this list a pupil must have an average grade of ninety or above in four subjects for the month. At the end of the semester Q those who have received a final grade of ninety or above in four subjects are placed J on the semester honor roll. ' Within the last three years a new scholastic award has been presented. This is the Rotary Club Honor Medal, presented each year by them. Those pupils who have been on the monthly honor roll for the year are awarded these medals at an auditorium program arranged especially for this. At first the list was small, but it is increasing amazingly fast. The list given on the next page gives the names of those who received the award this year. 1 'fr Y WYE ' Q1-:iii l 'Ja S. , T ia J i - F .-PA, R 1922 HONOR MEDALS Each year at graduation time two seniors, one boy and one girl, receive quite a signal honor, the 1922 Honor Medal. This is presented by the Class of 1922, and eligi- bility for the award is based on scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability. Last year Elizabeth Sorn and Hayward Biggers received these medals. 63 I1 - gffpgffb Q-fm Lzm-gy f.,f:.g.l:f.f1gf1 -l it I , ' Y 5 E 1926-27 HONOR I S., SENIORS MARY GILLETTE ELMER LAMP GERTRUDE SAYER ROSEMARY SCHICKLER JUNIORS DOROTHY GLENNE BEVERLY EMERSON CROCKER CLARA EGOROFF BERNICE JOHNSON SOPHOMORES UB. JOHN HENNESSEY HELEN HUNT 10A. ANNE LAUTERBACH FRESHMEN 9A. VALETA DE BUSHE PAUL ROSENE 10B. GLENN BOHL MARGUERITE WEED 64 -5 g-X43 1,51 Lfill- 3 L27 STUDENTS 'D 1 0 I Q Z ANITA SPENCE MYRTI,E SPIEGLER H ENRIETTA WOLFF HAZEL NELSON VIOLET OLHABER EARL PIERSON MAY STEWART LOUISE LISOR CLARENCE OLDHAM DOROTHY PIERCE MARION DAKIN MARGARET GEISTER DOROTHY HOOKER ll - L?7JL,f3 Q-za 'I' A thletics ns ' 1 ffl!! 'ii 1 fiiff 7 1--Agpcgjc-i355-,f ,c-a,JgiYf'Y , "Zi ,f ' I L,33L..Z7Li'JL.f Aye!-3g,Z1.,...5 C. E. ADAMS M. E. WILSON S. A. COUTCHIE OUR COACHES M. E. WILSON Mr. Wilson has for four years been director of athletics at Elgin High School and has coached the heavyweight football and lightweight basketball teams. During this time his football teams have won twenty-seven and tied three of thirty-seven games played. Few schools can boast of such a record over the same period of years. This year he produced a team, from practically "green" material, that tied for a conference championship. Mr. Wilson recognizes scholastic work as primarily import- ant and above all stands for clean athletics. He must be complimented for his in- Huence on school sportsmanship. C. E. ADAMS Coach Adams has proven his ability as a basketball coach many times since he came here. The record of the teams he has coached shows it better perhaps than any other thing. In the season just closed, he had very little experienced material to work with. Most of the boys were "green," but he instilled into them a fighting spirit that never faltered, despite the numerous defeats they suffered. Most of the games were close, and the boys fought until the last whistle had blown. What more can you expect a coach to do? Adams has developed a team this year of which many memlbers will return for one or more seasons. The prospects for next season are brig t. S. A. Courcnrr. Mr. Coutchie has finished his third year as coach of lightweight football and track. He has always been-very popular among the boys and well liked by them. Because of his desire to have athletics for all, we are largely responsible to him for our pres- ent intra-mural system. His track teams have ranked among the best in Northern Illinois, having won the Big Seven meet two years ago and taken third place last year. "Coutch" has created a great deal of interest in track, and he has so enlarged the track schedule that it is now as extensive as that of other major sports. 67 I Ll ala gf -acffpglbgfmgfmgzfwxfw I ., 13. px gig g 71' I1 wg ,, 7, , ,H , . KWWW ,, ,... ,.,. 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ELGIN ,,....,7, 7,,,,., 5 1 0 .833 I Rockford .,........ ........ 5 1 0 .833 ' West Aurora ,,... ....... , 4 2 0 .667 DeKalb ,,,,.,,,,,,.,. , ....., 3 3 0 .500 Freeport .,.... .... ....,,, 1 3 2 .250 East Aurora ,,..,.. ....... 1 4 1 .200 Joliet ,..,,,,,,,,. ....... 0 5 1 .000 Under the directorship of coaches Wilson and Adams A the Maroons experienced a most successful season, losing . A but one game and tieing for first honors in the Big Seven. This is a record of no little significance considering the keen competition and quality of the teams found in the 'I Conference. Z' CAPT. KERBER E. H. S. claimed the best defensive team in the conference. Their 'fi Cl goal was crossed but once, and only seven points were scored by their opponents to their own total of thirty-four. The line was one of th f """S"" , strongest in recent years, and the fact that two of the backiield 7 players made All-Conference teams gives ample proof of equal abil- Old Anchor- Z ity there. ' Previous to the season, sport critics viewed possibilities of our 1926 ' ' grid season with doubt, as there were on the squad only three former ,IN letter men. However, the call for spring practice aroused more than ' the usual number, and workouts were then begun. No pre-season summer training camp could be had because of a conference ruling, and efforts were again resumed with the opening of school. In spite of the lack of summer training, September 25 found Captain Kerber and his ten selected warriors ready for their one pre-conferenc game. CAPTAIN CARL KERBER "Gully" has proved one of the smartest captains old N E. H. S. has ever seen. His qualities as a driving back it ' and hard tackler won him a , position on almost every all- ' conference team, besides men- I tion on the all-state honor- 'Bei V' " ary eleven. He has earned three heavyweight letters,and 4 Gwivel Gun his position at half-back will be one difficult to replace. DONALD FERVRAN Ferran, half-back and captain-elect, was one of the best ground gainers and all-around men in the confer- ence this year. His dependable toe and brilliant runs saved Elgin time and again during the season. Don re- ceived all-conference mention, and under his leadership the team next year should have a very successful season. CAPVELECT- FERRAN '70 l- L?7JLl-7 C2-V c.,ZngffDa.zbg,f1cf1eff, .ll V alliif Wi--J, in Q Q.z1L.2'vLfHLff'NL-ZWQXW:---3' THE SEASON The season opener, and only pre-conference game, was arranged with the Carl Shurz school of Chicago. It resulted in a scoreless tie. The first barrier in the way to the "Big Seven" championship was Joliet. The Elgin boys showed a remarkable improvement over the previous week by outclassing the "Prison City" eleven, 10-0. Elgin again took the role of victor by trimming Freeport, 3-0. Although several times within scoring distance, the Maroons were forced to rely on Ferran's toe for the winning points. The following Saturday Freeport's gridmen were conquered on their own field, in a non-conference game by the same score of 3-0. Kerber was injured. West Aurora's "Wildcats" proved a strong foe and were barely defeated by a touchdown scored by Ferran late in the game. Captain Kerber was unable to play, and his absence was a serious handicap to his teammates. Score 6-0. The E. H. S. eleven played the crucial game of the season by winning from 'their traditional foe, Rockford, who had previously been undefeated, by a 6-0 score. The "Rabs" were unquestionably outfought and outplayed in every aspect. Ashman was injured., East Aurora met defeat at the hands of the Maroons by the same score of 6-0. Although Elgin's points were made in the first few minutes of play, the contest was a battle throughout. The small margin by which Elgin had been winning her games was not sufficient to assure victory when the odds were decidedly against her. At DeKalb the Maroons encountered a muddy field and eleven determined "Barbs", who, by playing far above themselves and by their unusual success at long passes and many trick plays, were able to defeat the "champs", 7-0. The tragedy of DeKalb was the final encounter of the Maroons' successful 1926 season, no post-conference games being played. At the annual "E" mens' banquet fourteen of the fellows, as a reward for their well deserved efforts, were given letters. Seven of these, four of Whom have already been all-conference choice, will be back again next year. Under the capable leadership of captain-elect Don Ferran the outlook for the '27 football program should be anything but gloomy. 71 C.?1L.2'-D il-H l A wi' E--JS? F42 rip KS.:-rig F 2L-il ,.p A 4 ,7 541 1.24m QZA1 cgi Lff-5 L21 J PAUL PFISTER Paul was one of the mainstays of the Elgin line, be- sides being the "kick-off" man. As a place-kicker he was rarely to be equaled. Although it was his first year, he played his position faultlessly. He is lost by graduation. HENRY BRANDES "Hank" was one of the most reliable and best fighters on the squad. He worked hard all season for a halfback position and proved his capabilities as a ball carrier at Freeport. following Kerber's injury. Unfortunately, "Hank" will not be back again next year. GEORGE KOCHIS Kochis played quarter-back this year, and his timely headwork pulled the team out of some bad holes. He was Elgin's only triple-threat man and performed equally well in all three departments. George made the all-conference team this year. His graduating will leave a big hole in the backfield. GEORGE ASHMAN George played .center and excelled at offense. He was selected on some all-conference teams. As this is Georges last year, a big hole will have to be filled at center posi- tion next year. ROBERT WAGNER Bob played center and end, and played a creditable game at both positions. He developed into a very good defensive center. This is Bob's last year, and he will certainly be missed. FREDERICK EGGEBRECHT "Fritz" played tackle alternately with Blanck and knew how to play his position well. He played a steady game, and his side of the line was always reliable at opening holes for his team mates. We are sorry to say he will not return next year. 72 1. Q-gig-2.7 gf-'A Q.zTHq-2-ng2Uc.f'5g,f'UgZfxL,fB A W' Q-,X gf L?JL.f"Hg.Z'xL.2'w:--S' wff 5 ffvxlai' " ' -, -, A g-dcx,wCiQcgJrs.wr-ksfiifif 5 Q V J 2 4 Y Q 1 CLARENCE OLDHAM Oldham was one of the best all-around ends in the conference, and due to his deadly tackling ability, few plays could be sent at him with success. He played con- sistantly, and we may expect great things from him in the two years he has yet to wear the Maroon and Cream. R E X R E A Rex was fullback this year, and although he seldom carried the ball, he led the interference, showing up well at this position as he seldom failed to get his man . He also played a good defensive game coming into almost every play. Rex will be back next year, and big things are expected from him. FREDERICK BLANCK Blanck played at right tackle and filled all the re- quirements of that position very satisfactorily. He was one of the largest linemen in the Big Seven, and, though it was his first year, he was made an all-conference man. "Fritz" has two more years before ineligibility. STEVEN SCHEELE "Steve" was another of those boys playing his first year with two more to go. Nevertheless, he was one of the big factors in the team's success, and received all- conference mention several times. He was posted at left end, and his ability to receive passes accounted for the score on Rockford. HENRY ANDERSON "Hank was one of the few veterans back from last year. He developed into a good interferer and played a creditable game on defense. Hank made all-conference guard this year and should make a wonderful lineman next year. ARTHUR BEHRENS "Artie" played a steady consistent game all season at the other guard position. He played a good defensive game and ran interference with Anderson. With another year, Artie should develop into a lineman of no mean ability. 73 5 . ggi Liu Q-fix gfffugffi L.1f1g,zacZf.ik,Zf1, -7 L':.iLbJf'f7CfLf-bc.1'U 'll asv? ' . Q--i Jf'SJC-iJf .7tESJtF XJF51' "fa-ii'WA"'f.. if - ' . . ' LIGHTWEIGHT FOOTBALL I Again this year, his third year at Elgin, Steve f Coutchie developed a lightweight team of ability, ad- Q mirable spirit, and determination. However, the play J seemed to lack the final punch to win consistently. The 7 - season closed with three victories, five defeats, an-l one V tie. L The season opened successfully with the ponies hold- 7 ' ing the heavier McHenry eleven to a scoreless tie. Fum- bles featured the contest, and Elgin's failure to score . can practically be traced to fumbles at critical periods. In the next game the lights tri.mmed Carl Schurz heavyweight seconds by a score of 20-0, showing a marked improvement over the previous Saturday's game. The lights bowed to Joliet on the next Saturday, 7-0, in la cgotolfli game.h 'lghe team slgxofwed plhenty of scrzgp, but ac e e unc o score. . er e ame " onn " CAPT' MUNTZ Muntz, full-Iback, was elected captain of the team. y Freeport was then put out of the way by a score of 6-0, our team showing an improved defense and faster offense. Cooper and Cahill carried the ball for con- sistent gains, while the passing attack worked very successfully. The following Saturday, however, playing Freeport again at Freeport in a non- conference game, the lights were defeated, 16-0. The very first play Freeport used, an old fashioned sleeper pass, so demoralizd the team as to be almost directly responsi- j ble for the defeat. Elgin's own passing attack was also very successful, seven out of , sixteen passes being completed. ii Elgin went down to defeat at W. Aurora's field. Elgin had the superior passing Q and end-running attack, while W. Aurora excelled in the plunging game. W. Aurora's greater weight and experience decided the game in their favor. Score, 6-0. At Rockford the lights lost a hard game by one touchdown. The ponies showed lots of fight, but the breaks went against them, and they lost, 6-0. Cahill and Leach were outstanding players in this contest. In the next game Elgin whipped the E. Aurora lights, 21-7, in their best game of the season. Leach, Cahill, and Flora starred on the offensive, each reeling off long gains. The ponies lost their last conference game to DeKalb, 20-6. Although they were outplayed most of the game, they fought till the last whistle blew. T.his game ended the season as it was decided not to have a post-season or Thanksgiving Day game. ri' e 3 7- q . ' 'T 1 yi , 1 . . , ' , , li K , 1. L V 1 . i lk . . Y, 74 il - c.zT1v..Xf-u gf"-1 -I Basketball W . .zllf-'L -5 4k Ulf ini? , f' . 'q....4s.:C'xJc'xJrS.9rsycSJq'7,f'Y . 'f"'55f 1,2-1 Lf-i 1.117 Auhyw L21---'Q u f J f l HEAVYWEIGHT BASKETBALL Coach Adams began regular basketball practice sev- eral weeks before the last football game. In bringing to gether his recruits he discovered that few of previous ex- perience were to be found. Half of the squad were inex- perienced, and only one letter man of last year was eli- gible for both semesters. A number of the boys were comparatively small which later proved a serious handicap against larger teams. This gave little encouragement, but several weeks of hard practice smoothed out the troubles, and Captain Jones's quintet was soon in readi- ness to do battle for E. H. S. CAPTAIN EUGENE JONES "Gene" deserves much credit for his work this year. He was a real leader of the boys, and probably no one was more concerned about the team than he. During the season Jones played at almost every position with equal ability. His cool-headed- ness and qualities as a leader place him among the best captains in E. H. S. history. He will be eligible for the first semester next year. R A Y M O N D H A L L "Ray" was another young man to "graduate" to the heavies from the lights. He played at forward, and what he lacked in size was more than made up for by his speed. Hall worked hard all season and was one of the most determined fighters on the squad. Sorry to say this was his last year. ROBERT WAGNER "Bob" played center and forward, playing both positions very well. He appeared in many of the games, either starting or substituting, and he proved to be a great help in this respect. Bob will be lost to the team as he graduates this year, and a valuable man is certainly being lost. C A R L K E R B E R "Cully" played quite regularly with the team during the last semester. He had little chance to do anything during the first part of the season but appeared in quite a few games during the latter part. He played forward and played it commendably. H A R O L D F L O R A "Shrimp" came over from the lightweights to fill a position with the "bi brothers." He was first given a chance at forward, but later proved a greater value at running guard. His dribbling and accuracy at the basket accounted for more than his share of the points. He will be back for only one semester next year. 76 il-nz TJQ2'-J Q-Z.mQ.?Wg2771.,l'hLi7f:g?hl.fT1 gzyggy-2-5 ,S George was probably the most consistant player on J the team this year, due, to a certain extent, to his pre- N Q vious experience on the lightweight teams and in tourna- l ment play last year. His guarding featured the games in WS fum ,fill my Q.-4gJcxJcX,:re..vriQc-f.Jqg,f'A ,..ff"'5if , c.zwLrfwe.fdz.,-f1g,,f-1g,f-we-,Q " GEORGE KOCHIS J which he played, and he was usually good for a couple of . baskets. At the end of the first semester George became ineligible because of the semester ruling, and his loss was keenly felt. l HERMAN WALSER Walser was only a sophomore and prior to this year had had very little experience at the game. Nevertheless, C he has been named one of the most consistant men on the J squad. "Herm" was stationed at forward and back- - guard, and at the latter position was one of the best in the conference. GEORGE KOCHIS L THOMAS KEANE Keane started right at the beginning of the season, appearing in many of the 'j games. He was a snappy little forward and was always good for a few points during A the game. He has three more years to go, and should make a good showing. FREDERICK EGGEBRECHT Eggebrecht was with the team last year, but had little opportunity to show his worth. This year, however, he snapped out of it and developed a tendancy toward hitting the basket which aided the team a great deal. He played center and forward positions. WYOTT HARDING Harding was another underclassman to make the team this year. He played at center and forward, and due to his size proved a very valuable all-around man. Wyott could always be relied upon, and with two more years should become a remark- able player. 77 1- C.2'Dnli7 Cl-3 -I' .g ' - C- ,Cg,fSN-,,--,,f 4. L,-?Tk,f'5l,f nuff--'uL2'mL.11--S Pixy Y e T H E S E A S O N J Elgin ,,,,.,,,, 14 Harrison Tech Q Elgin ,,,,,,,, 14 Austin ........,,... J Elgin ,,,,,,,,, 25 Carl Schurz ' Elgin ,,,,, 23 Jacksonville Elgin ......, ,113 John Marshall Elgin ,,,,,,,,, 18 Rockford .....,,, Elgin ,,,,,,,,, 12 Joliet .........,.,.. Elgin .,,7,,, 25 West Aurora ,. Elgin ,,,,,,,, 19 Dundee ,,,,..i.,,,. Elgin ,,,,o,,,, 10 Freeport ,,.l. ,,,.. Elgin ,,,,,,,,, 14 East Aurora .. Elgin ,,,i,..., 2-1 DeKalb ....,,,,,,,, Elgin ,....... ,19 Rockford ,...,,, Elgin . ,o,,, , 23 Waukegan ,,..., Elgin ..,.,,,. 12 Morgan Park Elgin .,,. ,,,, 3 0 Dundee .,,,,,,,,,, Elgin ,,,,,,,,,,V.,,,.,.....,,.,,,.,,V,.............,,,,,, , ,.... 17 St. Charles ,,.... Because Elgin had had such remarkable basketball teams in the past three years one is likely to underrate the team that represented E. H. S. this year. Captain Jones and his comrades finished with six victories and nine defeats, and scored 275 points to the total ofi291 of their opponents. In most of the games lost the Maroons were defeated by a very narrow margin, and several were, so close that luck alone made the decision. Though they made no remarkable records, the boys showed a fine spirit, win or lose, and deserve much credit for their efforts. l fl - Lf -Jil? -m -ll results will probably be very different. 495' w Tl! fn! . E.-ASJC-XxJCFS2K -,f.SJC.3-,C.?i" .W-,-1-j,- , v K- k!,f5 oZqLff"1e,Z-5 c,.fw--73 fl - 51 F 1 31 LIGHTWEIGHT BASKETBALL L I . Q . . . . 1' The Ponies inexperlence was the cause of defeat in 5 Ji their first game, at the hands of the veteran Harrison j Tech. five. The score was 17-12. ,V Fl Although the lights outfought the Austin tive, they W Xl were defeated by a score of 16-8. 9 J, The lights bowed to Hebron in an overtime game, Q 21-19, though they fought Hebron to a standstill. - fu J They next defeated the Carl Schurz Lights in a 3 C 'Q fast game, 21-19. J Q The next game they dropped to John Marshall High J of Chicago by a score of 12-8. QAPT, KING Q In their first conference game they were defeated by Rockford, 16-7. J The second they lost to Joliet, 28-14. They dropped the next to E. Aurora, 28-25. They then came back and walloped Dundee, 23-11. Q In the last conference game of the semester the lights were defeated by Freeport, l, 17-11. Q? They were next forced to accept the short end of a 28-12 score at E. Aurora. I In a non-conference game the lights were defeated by Rockford, 28-19. The fact that the lights did not win very many games this year can be attributed to inexperience of the players. Next year most of the men will be back, and the it . Edwin King, elected captain before the conference season began, looks like promising heavyweight material for next year. 79 il - Lliklu il-7C2T1Ll3g?75k.2'77L,?TDk2'5 l x. 1 Track A -Q-a:'sJcgJg-ggrigicsgrilc-Tf'Y ..... 'Ax L.1-x eff L.f'xLf HL-ZW l TRACK ANI Q It has been the desire of the coaches to put track on X an equal basis with the other major sports, basketball and football. Track, because it depends on the qualities of the individual and because of the variety of activities it includes, is one of the most beneficial competitive t sports. However, track has not commanded the interest l in the past years that it should. This year a series of indoor and telegraphic meets was arranged during the winter and early spring months. 7 a telegraphic meet with Proviso, and a triangular meet - with Waukegan and New Trier. Up until this time very few track men came out in spite of the urgent requests of Mr. Coutchie. But with the termination of basket- ball and the arrival of better weather, permitting out- door practice, the track squad began to increase. In the track events they were showing up best, their greatest weakness being in the field events. In the next meet, at Northwestern, Jones placed second in the half mile, and a telegraphic meet with Rockford proved the CAPT- JONES Maroon clnder men superior, scoring 64 points to their opponents 31. Because the Maroon must go to press before the end of the track season the most important events must be omitted. Under the coaching of Mr. Coutchie and the captaincy of Eugene Jones, we may expect nothing short of the records made in the past few years. Probably the most outstanding individuals on the team are Jones, Kelley, Hubert, Burt, and Leach. Jones is expected to break Conference records for the half mile. There is no reason for doubting that this 'team can win both the county and the "Big Seven" meet. The schedule for the remainder of the season is as follows: April 30-A triangular meet with East and West Aurora at Aurora. May 7-Kane county meet at Batavia. May 13 and 14-State preliminaries at Elgin. May 20 and 21-State finals at Champaign. May 28-Big Seven meet at Elgin. June 4-Stagg interscholastic. June 8-Dual meet at Rockford. 82 I - Q-fiogu Q! .iclfiegngzfuefoefmafw 'l' These included three meets at the University of Chicago, L l . T . Girls Athletics . fi 2' 4 5 X,fg,Q-SXXQQ-X,-:sac-54, W9 , of-v..f-w f.,f'1Lf-'HL-fa , Lois ARNOLD NANCY FEDOU MARXON PYOT1' GIRLSATHLETICS 7 4 All organized girls athletics are under the general management of the L! G. A. C. This year the officers of the club are: Marion Pyott, President, Lois Arnold, Vice-President, Nancy Fedou, Secretaryg Miss Rickert, Treas- . Miss Wilda Logan is the director and chief coach of all girls athletics, Efinmf with Miss Doris Engle as assistant coach. These two teachers work long . and faithfully to give as many girls as possible the advantage of getting into ' some of the sports offered. Cl. fl. CI. S ll Bl bl E111 CI EX B4 I3 The girls who were fortunate enough to attend the Girls Ath- letic Camp held at Bowen Country Club, on Sheridan road, the first week of vacation last summer were Nancy Fedou, Betty McNerney, Frances Roche, Barbara Lasher, Helen McMahon, and Marion Pyott, the President. The routine of the Camp was not hard, and the Camp was full of fun. Different athletic classes, which included baseball, tennis, swimming, and archery, were held. Our President, Marion Pyott, showed her skill in the tennis tournament, but was eliminated in the semi-finals, Oak Park, which had thirty girls at the Camp, won the banner which is presented every year to the school earning the most honors. This year the girls of the G. A. C. hope that they can get to- gether and send more girls so that we also may have a chance to win the banner for our school. 84 'I N urerg Miss Logan, Adviser. QHHI 1, ' ie i ' 0m'L5' -41' Seo Clock 1 Q-gg-2.7 gzn c.z1L.l7g.zWn.f'r,-a.fin.1f1 q.z1g,f1xgZfxLl5gf ' 5K.z"'1 Liv ' ll HOCKEY Despite bruised ankles and shins, hockey has become a favorite autumnal sport among the girls. This was shown by the number of girls that reported for practice every night. The sport requires hard practice and skill. Between the quarters and halves of the Elgin-Freeport football game, an inter- esting hockey game was played between two picked teams. The Orange team, whose captain was Florence Fredericks, won by a score of 2-1. Carolyn Reid was the cap- tain of the Blues which was made up largely of upper classmen. Marion Dakin made the goal for the Blues, and Marian Phillips made both of the goals for the Orange. After faithful and hard practice, the Seniors won the Interclass Tournament. The whole team and the subs deserve praise for their splendid work. The captains of the respective teams are: Senior, C. Reid, Junior, F. Fredericksg Sophomore, M. Gray, Freshmen, M. Dakin. At the end of the season Miss Logan chose an all school team, C. Reid, M. Gray, M. Goble, V. Soper, M. Pyott, B. Lasher. L. Olhaber, N. Fedou, B. McNerney, F. Yaffe, A. Tobin, M. Renner, L. Arnold, M. Phillips, A. Rovelstad, and F. Roche. 85 r?' q.-.as ncgQciJfS.uc-1!c?2FT,f'Y A' 4-XWLXT'-245'-I T'LZ'7LZ-Fha .J J TW V J I I 7 L .l STUNT GROUP Each year more girls are urged to join the Stunt Group. This is a very selective group since you must be able to stand on your head, turn hand springs, sommer sault, form the cart wheel, and perform other stunts that are just as difficult. Several performances were put on this season which were greatly enjoyed. The group de- serves a great deal of-praise for its efforts and hard work. Girls that participate in any of the performances must have vigor, zeal, alertness, and alacrity. It is hoped Ly Miss Logan that next season more girls will become members of this group. ffl l L .. il... Old Anchov lik: BASEBALL Practice for baseball, the American peoples' favorite sport, was started immedi- ately after the basketball tournament. This sport develops good team work and accuracy. The Sophomore team having Won the championship in their Freshman year, hope to retain this honor. The captains of the teams are: Marion Pyott, Seniorg Lucille Gannon, Junior, Annetta Schuman, Sophomoreg and Doris Chamberlin, Freshman. 86 l- Lihlb L?-3 L..XT1Q.ZhC.2TllLfvgZUl.ff:L,f'T5 .es- Q-145.3 0' Ja, I' fijr-gpr-s.vc-ijcabreyff .,,.f"'531' Qing-w Ll5Lf""HL,l'1 fv21Q--5 i S 5 BASKETBALL For several consecutive years an Intra-Mural Basketball tournament has been held for the purpose of preparing the girls for Interclass games. Each organization in school is represented in the tournament. A great deal of interest is created by a tournament of this kind as it is possible to find which organization boasts the finest team. For the last two years the French Club won the championship. After this tournament was completed Interclass practice was started. This year Miss Logan had a new plan which made it possible for more girls to participate in the Interclass Tourney. Each class was divided into three groupsg the Reds, Yellows, and Blues. A manager was appointed for each team. Each of these teams played against each other. When two were eliminated, the winning team played the win- ning team of another class. The Sophomores were the champs, with Alice Dufresne captain. . , X zf' 6 l'Z Oi C lfZC1il'Z 'Ex 'P f1??ji.' SOCCER The girls had added another autumn sport to their ever-increasing list. Soccer is new to the girls, nevertheless, there were large numbers that reported for practice at Lord's Park. This year the sport was open to Sophomore, Junior, and Senior girls only. The game requires strenuous playing, but it develops good team work. The lineup is similar to that of hockey. There are five forwards, three half-backs, two full-backs, and a goal keeper. 87 l . gzip-25 g,f'2u Q-gin,- 3 C.?5Q2Dc,lbc.?7gz"DQ2T!1-251-23CZ-UC!-5 l J 2-.xggfgyc-x2rS.,brS2CiX ff --vf fielwgzm c..f'5t.f'1L.2's NJ J ,I 1 R, VQLLEYBALL When the call for volleyball was given, very keen interest was shown with the result that there were four very good teams this year. In the interclass tournament the captains were: Seniors, Virginia Soperg Juniors, Phyllis Reid, Sophomores, Ada Marie Rovelstadg Freshmen, Helen Hoagland. The Freshmen girls walked away with the championship when they defeated the Seniors, 15-25 15-7, in their last game. This game demands teamwork, quickness, and practice. The Freshmen won be- cause they developed these qualities, and because they backed their team 100 percent, in this way developing into very good players. If they continue this, they will carry off many athletic honors. Il iii LW Gi - :. E il GOLF The number of girls that reported for golf after the first call for participants was greater than it has been in the preceeding years. All the matches were played off on the Wing Park course. The weather made it difficult to arrange a definite schedule and possible to play the tournament only to the semi-finals. Golf is be- coming a favorite sport among the girls. More are expected to turn out for the tournament next fall. 88 Urganizations Q--i J C-YLQCYJ f ,Jf 2 -5 Of! U' ,,,,,f1"i5' Lgwdf-w ozwcf'-aa.,f'uLl1:--3 THE STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council this year, as in other years, functioned very successfully and played an active part in the executive work of the school. It is composed of a faculty adviser, a president from the student body, and two representatives from each class, the vice-president and secretary being selected from the junior and sophomore classes respectively. The senior and junior class presidents act as ex- officio members, making a total of eleven representatives. The purpose of this organization is to maintain and extend cooperation and harmony, and to bring about a better understanding between individual students, classes, and the faculty and student body. Through the efforts and splendid work of the preceding Councils, the 1927 representatives had a paved road ahead of them leading to the most successful year in the history of the organization. The one-way traffic system, which has helped to relieve the congestion in the school, was most efficiently worked out. This Council surpassed all others in collecting money for locker fees, all of which was used in the interest of the students. Student entertainments in the form of movies, dances, and faculty basketball games were provided by the Council under the direction of Miss Pratt. Loraine Schlager-fPres.J Wendell Muntz-QV. Pres Louis Arnold-fSec.D Robert Wagner Vernon Kretschmer Charles Landwere .5 91 Miss Pratt- Q Adviser? Robert Dwyer Jean Witheral Burt Ashman Harry Spurrier Royal Plischer ll . ggi,-,fy Q!-.5 Q-Zngffm-gouffugff D Q,ff2 Ldffn qf..4sQCAQc-12:- ,ur-x2-cfkc-iff ' N3 L-X32-'XT' "-Z'5f-f'OL-ZR I a L ,l i J THE SENIOR GIRLS COUNCIL Each year it is customary to elect ten girls from the Senior Class to assist Miss Pratt, who is Dean of Girls, in her work throughout the school year. All members on the faculty vote for the ten girls who they think will be repre- sentative of their class. The student is not chosen for her scholarly record, but on her ability for leadership and her attitude toward taking responsibility. The Dean's office is for the use of every girl. There is always a Council girl present who is willing to assist anyone. It is the aim of the Senior Girls Council to help make the Freshmen girls feel at home and to see that they become acquainted. During the year the Council has worked with the Student Council on different occasions. Also, many successful sandwich sales have been sponsored. THE SENIOR GIRLS COUNCIL Alice Tobin-Chairman Barbara Lasher Barbara Davery Margaret Martin Mary Gillette Marion Pyott Margaret Goble Gertrude Sayer Virginia Higinbotham Marjorie Smoyer 92 I lil - Qglhglb Lf' -1 qlfxgly g,f:mc.znt.lD4.f3LlUgz-JL.,ZT7 -l " ,132 , ' L,2W-2-3 E K.. ,C-gjcgysgfizrshcfi 1'-ff? qi L-X59-Z-uZ5L"'-EL-Z1 ': J J Q V 7 K l THE ELGIN HI-Y CLUB Purpose. To create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community, high standards of Christian character. Slogans. Clean Speech, Clean Sports, Clean Scholarship, and Clean Living. A WELL-BALANCED LIFE IS THE KEY NOTE IN HI-Y, as set forth in the four-fold program of development: Social. Regular meetings, fellowship banquets, and get-to-gethers help make for sociability. The annually established Co-Ed party is always an outstanding occasion in the social calendar. Physical. Supervised sports, including the annual High School Bowling Tournament, furnish a fine type of athletics. Spiritual. The Hi-Y Ritual stresses school loyalty, service to fellow students, and spiritual development. Mental. A high standard of scholarship must be maintained. This together with discussions and speakers on life situations makes for intellectual advance- ment. On Class-Day of each year the Club presents a gold medal to the Senior who has attained the largest development in his four-fold life. 93 If . gfipclu Q-X , 2 WWW Q.1A'S.7C'i JC-ij . y i "1 c,f'x L11 1211.1 'Ali 1..f'1--73 J J J GIRLS ATHLETIC CLUB OFFICERS President ..............,,.,.... Marion Pyott Vice President .... ......... L ois Arnold Secretary ........ ....,.. N ancy Fedou Treasurer ..... ........ M iss Rickert Adviser ..... ....... M iss Logan The Girls Athletic Club has passed another milestone in its successful course in Elgin High. Its aim to have every girl a member has been attained as far as is possible. The girls have realized that Miss Rickert's "bargain," as Well as being a standing joke, is all that and even more than she claims it to be. Dancing has always been an important feature of the programs in connection with the entertaining stunts that have been presented this year. The roller-skating fad had a strong supporter in the club. In March there was a party for dignified seniors, snobbish juniors, care-free sophomores, and bashful freshmen to participate in a roller-skating party in the High School Park. Aside from bruised knees and aching limbs, a good time was enjoyed by all, even the teachers. The G. A. C. members have lived up to their name in supporting all athletic events and arousing pep for the boys football and basketball games. Several athletic carnivals were held in the gym after school and proved scream- ing and roaring successes. 94 ii - 4.26123 Q-X .wc.ff1gZDc..f1Lff,..f1-,eff 'I Q..-cx,7CiQC'i2rYa.DC'S2CvAc f P I ., yur. A S 2 E. Y 3 Y 9 THE Lee Ray Vern BOOSTER CLUB OFFICERS Phillips .,.. ...,,...,.,.A, P resident Hall ..........,..,..,..,,, Vice-President on Kretschmer ...,A,,A,.,,., Secretary The Senior class, with the aforementioned officers and the cheer leaders, comprise the Booster Club. Its purpose is to put more pep into our athletic programs, and see that athletic activities are well backed. The first work of the club this year was to sponsor the choosing of the cheer leaders. Harry Spurrier as head cheer leader and Jess Gannon and Wendell Muntz as assistants were selected. Their work after careful coaching by Mr. Utzinger has been greatly appreciated by the entire school. The club has had quite a successful year, putting a lot of pep and enthusiasm into our auditorium sessions held before games. Before the Morgan Park basketball game part of the club put on an original stunt, which Went over big. If this year's work is any sign, this club is sure to do big things and be much more active in following years. 95 li . Q-yfbr-gfw g,f' .mgg'1g?Jgzigfn..f'fmgfTa LzwLZT1i.1TbC.f3L.1ff3lz"'1Lf?5l-fZ7QZ5LZ1 I " 1,21 dz ,Tc S :ffm Lli L.f'wQ- r?' 2C,g,,.Xx-,,,--X,f X978 -,av V wg-,f-,eff c.f'mc?-aL.z'uL.fAv:. ,Q J ,I 5 S J Enthusiastic Home Economics Department girls have joined their club. All ef- forts are made to make this a wide awake, democratic organization. The purpose of the one hundred and fifty girls is to learn more about their great field of Work, in- cluding foods, clothing, art, household management, home, and science, each girl usually being more interested in certain phases of the Work of every woman, whether employed in the home or in the factory. if Regular programs are held once a month. At this time emphasis is placed on some part of the work. For instance, in January Miss Gray, from the University of Illinois and a specialist in clothing, gave a talk on color harmony in dress. Four parties are held each term. The slogan adopted for these is, "Each party one to be remembered." Other activities: 1. Red Cross bags at Christmas time-filled 50. 2. Won championship of League A-basketball, Virginia Muhr, captain. 3. Ice-skating and boat-riding parties.. 4. Two picnics. 5. Support all school activities. OFFICERS President .,...l..................... , ..,.,,.,........,.s................. Edna Kowert Vice President ..,.,..........,.................... ..,,.,,,. J eanette Kenyon Recording Secretary .......... ,,,,..,.. , Edna Hellberg Corresponding Secretary ..........,........,.............,.... Jessie Vaughn Treasurer ,,..,,,.......................,...,......,,.,,,,..................,... Mary Lee EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Publicity ,..,. ,,...................,,.,,,..................... K atherine Trylone Social ........... ...,,,...............................,,.,,,,.. F rances Cook Program ......... ...... K atherine Walker, Prudence Gronlum Sale .................., ,.,.,.,..,.....................,..,,,,..., F lorence Webb Membership ,,,,... ..........,.....,,,...,,..,,,,,,.,,,.,.,. D oris Pearson Financial ........... ........ S alvia Norlander Initiation .............. ........................ .,........ , E velyn Clinch Mirror Reporter ...... ...............,.,...,,,,,.,., ...... . G ladys Panton ADVISERS Miss Roe Mrs. Fletcher Mrs. Schicker 96 fl ' gziuld LZ-H Q--JS. FXL JC 2f?.QC ,35TJf'i 1 nz vcfffm pf'-w cffvgln CI ' ,-. . SENIOR LATIN CLUB OFFICERS Alice Tobin ,,..,,A,,, ,,,, ,,,,,A,,.. , ,,,,, ,7,, ,..Y, ,,,,7 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,7 P r e s i d ent Elizabeth Farmiloe. ,,,,, ,,,,,.,...,,,, V ice-President Mary Gillette ,,,,.,,,., ,L ,,.,,, Secretary-Treasurer Miss Hazel Linkfield ,,Y,, ,,,, . .. ,,,,7,,,, 7,,,,I,.,..,7 S ponsor The Senior Latin Club was formally organized in 1920, although the Virgil Class Class had met as a Club in 1919. Since then it has been one of the most active clubs in High School. The requirements for membership were changed this year on ac- count of the size of the advance class. Only those in the Cicero or Virgil classes are eligible. The purpose of the Club is to stimulate interest, and increase the knowledge of Roman customs and ideals. Meetings are held at the homes of the appointed members the first Thursday of each month. A joint November meeting was held with the Junior Latin and the Spanish Clubs in Room 311. Miss Eunice Getzelman told of her experience abroad, par- ticularly in Spain, Africa and Italy. A progressive dinner took the place of a February meeting. The courses were held at the homes of Misses Nancy Fedou, Alice Tobin, Caroleen Haller, and Betty McNerney. Annually, at the end of the school year, the Club has an all-day picnic at some lake. Last year it was held at Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. 97 " q,fwC.f'v.,fic,f-wL..2'ic.2-v:--3 ezfwgfda 925,13 Q-Z--s1,L.,fTy LXTLXWCZPI l' ' Q.-axx 1c'gQCiJr'x.vr's2csJc'+1'i '--' 5. 4-Z-"LZ-' J J J 3 THE JUNIOR LATIN CLUB OFFICERS-FIRST SEMESTER Edwin Tegner ....................,,.,,E,A.........................,. . .,.....E.......V President Ada Marie Rovelstad. .,,.., .,.,.,,.v V ice-President Ralph Fulmer .,.,......, ., ........... .Secretary Lois Arnold ..,........,,.......... L .,....., .......,.,........ T reasurer Miss Martha Bowsfield .................... ................. Faculty Adviser OFFICERS-SECOND SEMESTER Edwin Tegner .............,,.,,,...........,... ....,,,.,,,........ - ...... -,.,President Georgiana Glos ....... L v,..... .,,...l.. Vice-President Ralph Fulmer ..... .....,...... S ecretary Robert Dwyer .....,...... ..,,,.................,...,.,. Treasurer Miss Ruth Bradish ....., ,,,,,,,,.....,......,.,,.,..,,,,., Faculty Adviser Anyone taking Latin three or four is eligible for membership. Meetings are held every month at the homes of members. On the whole, the club has had a very successful year, even though it was somewhat handicapped by a change of sponsors in the middle of the year. A play, "The Roman Wedding," was presented to the members. The conversa- tion was entirely in latin. It was a huge success. The club was also represented in the All School Exhibition and made quite a remarkable showing. Among its contributions was a bust of Caesar, molded out of clay by one of its members. The primary purpose of the club is to cultivate interest in Roman life and customs. This is emphasized by talks given on certain phases of their life, such as, plolitics, games, races, schooling, agriculture, religion, and manner of living in thu omes. 98 l- gzogzo Q-f .1 Lz1Lzfu.f1LffaL,ffvL?mL.,fTV.f'nC2TJCZT7 'll .WE Q.-:gy , gpg, f, C'SQQ'iJfS.7f-SJC 3C'f,1 .wif .. 1-fik-fjf-f"W4?1L-YWVXWQ'-3 S 5 C Q S THE COMMERCIAL CLUB OFFICERS Frank Higgins ,,... .....,.............,,,. ,,,,,,,.,..,w P r esident Hazel Nelson ..... ,.,,,,,, V ice-President Gordon Rohles .,..,..,. ........,. T reasurer Salvia Norlander ,,,,..,,,,,,,,..,..,....,........................,...... Secretary Sponsored by all teachers of commercial subjects. The Commericial Club has the honor of being the youngest club in the school. When this Maroon is published the club will be two years old. At the beginning of the year the membership was thirty-five, and by the second semester of the year the members totalled one hundred and fifty. This proves that a long-felt want has been filled. Any Sophomore, Junior, or Senior taking one or more commercial subjects is eligible for membership. The object of the Commercial Club is to promote interest among the students going into the business world, and to provide social times where they may get better acquainted with each other. The club has one meeting each month. This meeting is divided into two parts, business and social. At the business session prominent business people from Elgin and Chicago give the students excellent talks on business and methods. The last half of each meeting is devoted to a social time, when games, refreshments, and dancing are enjoyed. The club is well represented in the intra-mural activities of the school. The boys have two basketball teams, the girls one. The boys also have several fine wrestlers. Ice skaters and track teams also competed. Members took part in the various commercial contests held in the spring. The most outstanding thing accomplished by the club this year was the establish- ment of a "Commercial Student Fund." The money from this fund, which was raised by selling printed personal stationary, is loaned to commercial students, who otherwise would have to leave school on account of financial difficulties. Each year the club intends to add a little more to the fund. Toward what more noble cause could a club work? 99 ll . g,z3L j .1 gznq-gaq,?Uq,f3q,zUQ,?JL,ZUL.??7L.Z7C.Z5 ll A , -9 Kllllf' Qijf 2' .,,-'fini' '-4. L.?'3L?"1L2'3Lv'HL.2'3C.l'5:-QI LOS ESTAMIDOS The aim of the Spanish Club is to encourage a social use of Spanish and in- struct in the customs, history, music, and commercial life of Spain and Spanish speaking countries. Students who have an average of 83 after the first semester are eligible for membership, which is limited to thirty-five. At each monthly meeting the study of one Spanish speaking country is stressed. The program also includes Spanish music and the singing of Spanish songs. At several of the meetings dramatizations of parts of Don Quixote have been presented in Spanish. The club has been very fortunate this year in having talks given by people who have traveled in Spain, Mexico, and Cuba. Through the courtesy of the Pan-American Union at Washington, D. C., the club has secured several rolls of films on Spanish life which have given the members a keener insight into the customs and manner of living. Under the advisership of Miss Vik the club has undertaken a project, unusual in the history of the club. This is the production each year of five numbers of "El Espejof' the club paper, which is a mimeopraghed paper of four pages, written almost entirely in Spanish. It contains original cartoons, cross-word puzzles, and original stories, in addition to material of interest to Spanish students. Earl Pierson is editor-in-chief and is assisted by Leone Robinson and Marion Wolff. With the money from a sandwich sale the club has purchased a picture, "The Santa Maria," which has been hung in the Spanish class room. On the whole thc club has had a very successful year. OFFICERS President ,..,,,.., ... ......,.,.,..,..,...... ............ C arlton Taylor Vice-President ..,. ,,,,,,, H elen Mac Cornack Secretary .,,...... .............. A lice Johnson Treasurer ..,... ,,,,,-., L ee Phillips Adviser ,..,.., .......... M iss Vik 100 l JM 2 V ' la: cl: J . 3 K- jig- fx 2-,if J5-ggYQqghQreL,afggc'-SJc 1A WW' '9 Q11 L25 L,f'-Ngzi L.ff'v--'ff LE CERCLE FRANCAIS The French Club of Elgin High School has a membership of seventy-five re- cruited from the second year French classes and from the ninety per cent students of the second semester classes. The aims of the club are to foster an interest in French social, literary, and artistic life and to supplement the classroom study thereof. During the current year, the club has distinguished itself by a series of clever dramatics ranging from shadow plays, accompanying the reading of French stories, to a live Parisian "Guignol" operated by skillful members. The "Jour des Rois" was appropritely observed in January by a party in true French spirit. In April the whole school enjoyed "Dix Ans Apres," a clever one-act skit of the American Legion in France, written and put on by the club. Excellent music by French composers has lent variety to the programs. Parliamentary drill in the foreign tongue has been one feature of the regular meetings. This season the French Club Girls' Team added the second championship in succession in Intra-mural Basketball. A number of French song books and reference books have been purchased and presented to the school library. OFFICERS Barbara Lasher ..,. .,.......,,..............., ....,......,. P r esident Charles Marson ,.., .....,..r,... V ice-President Maurine Richmann ..... .....,. S ecretary-Treasurer 101 i L, UL-2-13 I . TE' 41' ' 4 Q.-as .f,.w7'i?i' ' ,.., LZiLXW1-Z'5LX"'WC-ZW!-f"WQ-'3 THE BIOLOGY CLUB Since its first organization in 1925, the Biology Club of the Elgin High School has been managed with the primary aim of furthering interest in biology. During the recently completed school year, for the regular monthly meetings of the club, some very fine speakers were secured, who talked on subjects closely related to this particular study. Among these were: Dr. Carpenter of the Pelton Clinic, who talked on cancerg Miss Revett, our school' nurse, who used "Health" as the subject of her talkg Mr. Berryman, President of the Elgin Audubon Society, who gave an illus- trated lecture on "Birds of the Farallones Islands." This lecture was given at an open meeting of the Biology Club in the auditorium. The last speaker of the year was a lecturer sent out by the University of Illinois, R. U. Bills. The subject of his address was "Barberry Eradication." The club, however, is not wholly a study club, some very gay social fetes were staged. Among these were a dance given in the gym, a bunco party, a bridge party, and a picnic to complete the social season. A very high rating was accorded the Biology Club in Intra-mural Basketball, the team being awarded second place in the club league. Any student taking biology who has a grade of 85 or above is eligible for mem- bership. If his grade is below 85 he may be admitted on special condition. The membership during 1926-27 was made up of seventy-five members. OFFICERS James Kelley .,,,,, ,,,,-,,,,.,,,,,..,,,,.,,,,,... ........... P r esident Barbara Davery ..... ,,...... V ice-President Phyllis Reed ........ ,,,,,.,,,. S ecretary Edward Leverenz ................,........ ,..,l., T reasurer Miss Bacon and Miss Prettyman l,,ll,. .....,.. S p0nS0rS 102 ll L2 ,mlb LZ-5g2hQ.zDg,z1un.2ngzfuL.2T1 I VT i Kiki? 5 44' "1 M , q-.4- zcgQc-garxgripr-akc-iff ,Q n "'xc,1AlLfA,cf'mL,f 1a.2'5L.f'1-:--ff! J Y it i J THE ELGIN HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS This club is made up of a limited membership of forty, selected by competitive tryouts from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes, or on the basis of actual ex- perience in a community play. The purpose is not only to train its members in acting on the stage, but also to give them experience in the lighting of the stage, directing a play, managing the needed properties, and in applying make-up. It has added equipment for high school use amounting to approximately two hundred dollars, consisting of an outside curtain, a stage cloth, permanent flats, and scenery screens. The journey to Chicago to see "Twelfth Night" at the Goodman Memorial Theater was a success from all standpoints of education, linked with a good time. Interesting programs have made the monthly meetings extremely valuable as well as enjoyable. Two one-act plays have been presented as auditorium programs for the entire school. Miss Barker, the sponsor, has devoted much of her time to making the club a success. Mr. Utzinger and Miss Ellis, ashonorary members, have not been lacking in their zeal to stimulate interest in the club and to see that the standards and re- quirements for membership are not overlooked. OFFICERS President ,,,,,,,,, ,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,, , M argaret Martin Vice-President ..,. ,.,,,,,,, H arold Britton Secretary ,,,,-,, ,,,,,,,, M arjorie Smoyer Treasurer ,,,,,.,,,.,,,,,,,, ,,,,,, C harles Landwehr Program Chairman ...., ,,,,,oo E merson Crocker Social Chairman ,, ,,,,,,, Mary Gillette 103 a l. Q-fig-57 q-X .x A . 5 "f ,'., , M1 Q.-Aff: Ci xi: rvfgf-sg -1ew'4f77Zi' Q!-3 kia' Q25 L""P Lfh' S t l N 1 1 1. 'N 1 f C Q CHARM "Charm," the mid-year production presented by the Elgin High School Players, on March 3, proved one of the most successful ever given in the High School audi- ' torium. The play was written by John Kirkpatrick. The play centers around a girl, who, tired of her home town, decides to go to C New York. In trying to keep her from going her parents buy a book, called the "Book of Charm," which tells how to be charming, make love, and so forth. Follow- fi ing its teachings her parents and Joe Pond get into many comical situations at a party. In the last act there is a Hght, but in the end everything turns out right. Every character excelled in his or her part, making the play delightful and charming. CAST Ida May Harper ....... Mrs. Harper ,,,, C Mr. Harper ,,.,, Joe Pond ....... Mrs. Wilson ..,.. Mr. Lester ,,,,...., Rudolph Klein ...... Dr. Garfield ...., Mrs. Paxton ...... Mr. Paxton ..,. Babe .....,........ Miss Mildred ,,,, Violet . ......., . Claude ,,,,. Marjorie Smoyer Mary Gillette Willard Turner Harry Spurrier lllllfmff if' .dt 0 ,AQ X1 gr gill ...- ? .-,,,,Alice Tobin Charles Marson ,,,,,,Robert Wagner Franz Crumpacker ,,,,,Jeanette Gilbert ,,-,,,Carleton Taylor ,,,,,,,,,,Harriet Lebo .. .... Cornelia Manley Q1 I 'W M K' 'E ------. M-----f - --f i -W N5 ..f 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 104 Carolyn Reid Howard Hempstead -l I 231.2 D .x'0Q,Zf1L.l3g?aL,ffmf..ff:11.l'-1 LzTugznu.2TJc.f'5Q,,f'T:L4:c., Music ev- Q fl 'VI ci 1 Q-JSJCSQQ-s2rS.,bc-xQc'1.2r-5,11 I "1 L,f', C11 2211! 'xc,zuL,f'w---5 THE HIGH SCHOCL ORCHESTRA The orchestra is rapidly becoming one of the leading musical organizations of the school. This year it has been highly praised for its assurance and almost profes- sional finish. While Miss Knudson and the orchestra feel that there is much to be improved, the school is more than satisfied and proud to have such an organization. Miss Knudson should be congratulated upon the splendid Work she has done with the orchestra this year. Rehearsals are held three days alweek during seventh period. Compositions of the highest type are studied: Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, Hadyn's Surprise Symphony, and many smaller classics. The orchestra furnished music for the Kane-Kendall County Institute, the class plays, the Comedy Concert, for the Parent-Teachers Association, the grade Music Memory Contest Concert, and for various civic organizations. The climax of the year's work was the concert held in the Spring. The addition of a new instrument, the bassoon, filled a needed gap this year. If the progress made by this organization is kept up, it will soon be the best in the state. A OFFICERS President .,...............,,..,..... ......., H elen Phillips Secretary .l,.. .......,,,,,,,,,,,,.,.... B etty McNerney Librarian .,... ...,... F ranklin Bosworth, Paul Born 106 I Lf JK.l3 LZ -1L..K':gzT7gfjf,'mgf'nn.f1 L,,fngg-xg-5 1 5 sf' WT' fam' P rr Y A - " ffl A' Ll'Y:'-5 3-4'SJC' jC' Jf?-UK xx xnfrf 'Q 1 ,, L-ZPLZSLXTQIHTLZW 'I NJ J ll J 2 THE HIGH SCHOOL BAND The Band is fast establishing itself as a musical organization of genuine merit. Its real function is to produce good music in a musicianly manner, placing emphasis on technique, tone quality, balance, and interpretation. That the Band had these objectives in mind was manifested by the kind of music included in its repertoire. From the classical they played Greig's "Huldigungsmarsch" and "Peer Gynt Suite," and Tschaikowsky's "Valse Des Fluersf' Among the lighter numbers were King's "Princess of India" and "A Night in June." On November 4th the Band had the unusual distinction of playing under the baton of John Phillip Sousa. During the intermission of his matinee performance, they played "The National Game" by John Phillip Sousa, and "For Liberty" by Mor- ris, under his direction, after which he presented to them the Sousa loving cup. This is an occasion which will long be remembered by the members of the Band. Besides playing for football and basketball games, the Band presented two very fine concerts, one given in the Auditorium on April lst and another given in the High School Park. ' Our two new music instructors, Miss Knudson and Mr. Reese, have shown them- selves able leaders, and have combined their efforts to make the Band the best or- ganization possible. Because of their ability and enthusiasm, we are looking for big- ger and better things next year. OFFICERS FOR 1926-27 Girls Band Edna Kowert ..... ...........,.,.,.....,,....... ........,..., . P resident Nina Pihl ............... .....,.. V ice-President Marion Witherill ..... ...... .,.... G G , ...F Sec'y.-Treas. Boys Band Robert Moulton ..... ....,.,,,v...,,....... . ....... ,,,,,,,,... P r esident John Hennessey --- ...... ,.,...,. S ec'y.-Treas. 107 Il - 11.1 -:Glo Q! -vggnL.?igf'hgff1g.,fn,ff. 'l L , f' l'g...4XX 7:1 FXR., QC RQ fl- -.., .X-ka C'f2C' "" L-ffd Lffqtfl N ff"5 L!-Xl-"'Wc"T9 i ,Gi ' l L XX!! H U T . UQ 7 T L LJ T Elf if! ll V 5 7 px ,Q ,U '17 l AI X L up J l P J G 5 li J - l 4 l I in J SECQNDHIGHSCHOOLORCHESTRA Although the Second High School Orchestra appeared in no public performances and was never mentioned in Assembly, it has just completed a Very successful year. This organization may well be compared with the "subs" on the athletic teams, since the members are being prepared to fill the positions left vacant by the seniors. The Second Orchestra is composed of those music students who are not far enough advanced to enter the First Orchestra. Rehearsals are held two periods a Week and special emphasis is placed on tone quality, rhythm, and ensemble playing. . The splendid work of Mr. Thomas in the grades is already bearing fruit, as shown by the large number of freshmen desiring to join this organization, many being disappointed, due to conflicts. 108 ly . ggfgyg-lj gg .mg-gng,l7glng.lu.fnLz'D I 1 X, x 1 w. .1 l , , I - In . 4 X l , A , it ii? f 'iii' - g if ' ,K ,KXVYVJC-xg,fX,,.-NX,,rXX,a gf N' -..V 7 :ifQailifffnf-X11-f1s2'QgQll lg. ll , 1' I il M i 'Li ll 1? I l-l 'bil I 1 li mi is ll lm, ' C 'Y . ill ,iv l' HG! ia I if , ill - If C l ll! i WX' if la' :sl X 1 iff, U- l 1 ll l ' , R THE FIRST GIRLS GLEE CLUB Instead of the usual operetta or musical play this year the girls gave a very en- joyable and creditable concert on February 18. Under Miss Knudson's capable handling of the baton they also gave many programs for Elgin clubs and societies. An innovation this year was the use of uniforms, neat black smocks with white collars and cuffs. The girls have worked especially hard, building up a fine repertoire. They en- tered the Kane County contest at St. Charles, giving excellent renditions of some very difficult numbers. The St. Charles High School girls took the first honors. OFFICERS Cornelia Manley . I ..,... ...,,,.. .... ..,... P r e sident Margaret Gray W. ...... Secretary Marion Dakin ..., , .Librarian Cornelia Manley ,,,, I .. .. Accompanist 109 I1 . Lf'3L,ff'.3 Q-,faq-2fygXfQgzfug,ffwgf'f1L,ff: 5 3 F 4 'W ' at M' I aw fS.JC' QTSJKSQV-?2c- ,C-51,7 . ,,."f"5" 'ra C-X1 K-Z' Lf'34-'59-Z-5 Q-ZFQTQ E J FF 41 Z THESECONDGlRLSGLEECLUB The members of the Second Girls Glee Club, which serves as a preparatory step to membership in the First Girls Glee Club, found their work under Miss Knudson very interesting and helpful. Much of the time during the two periods of meeting is spent in vocalizing, sus- taining tones, and in learning to breathe and sing correctly. Inside of a year one is able to notice a marked improvement in tone quality. and in the ability to follow cor- rectly the director. All of the girls in the Glee Club and members of the various choruses took great pleasure in singing the Christmas Carols at both hospitals, Rest Haven, Old Peoples' Home, and Larkin Childrens' Home, and felt fully repaid by the joy it gave the in- mates. They also provided and delivered gifts to each child at the Larkin Home. OFFICERS Eileen Funk ,,,,. ..,,.l,,,,.........,......l.., ,l.,,,, P r esident Helen Behm .,,,, ....... S ecretary Lucile Larkin ,,,,., l...l..,,..,,,......................,,..., ,...... L i brarian f'X Gertrude Sayer ....,.,.,,,l.............. . ,.,, ..,...,,.,,,,..........,. A ccompanist X IYQ ,. f w 'W Q Amt. 110 I I1 . ggiyg-2.3 Q-2 -x q,2v'pf..2?3L,af:g,f1:vg.f1c2b his-5 Q--4xJc'gQc-x..JrS,7rs2ca2f 4" 7, QL!-neg-w J N J Y .1 Q - nf 7 9 THE FIRST BOYS GLEE CLUB Although the Boys Glee Club, which last year won first place in the County Contest and took second in the State, was very hard hit by graduation, the boys this year have done some very creditable work. Much time was spent in vocalizing and sustaining tones, which brought about better tone quality and harmony. The boys sang for several of the civic organizations, and also gave a joint con- cert with the combined band. Officers: Ralph Hopp ..,..,,,, ,.,....,,,,,,,... P resident Gerald Helman ,,,,,,,, Vice-President Louis Bolwahn ,,,,, ,.,.,,,..,,,., L ibrarian Gordon Rohles ,,.. ,,,,.,,, A ccompanist Miss Knudson ,...,,.,,,...... ,,,,,...,.,,,,,,,,,..,,, ,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , D irector THE SECOND BOYS GLEE CLUB Although the Second Boys Glee Club is a new organization in school, they are doing remarkable work, and they serve as good material for the First Boys Glee Club. The officers are: I Warren Leroux ,,,,rl.....,,,.,......,.......,,.,.,....................,.... ,President Robert Brightman ..... ,,,,,,,, S ec.-Treas. Albert Jens ,.r,,,....,, .......,,.,...... L ibrarian - x I - A, , I .,... 4-MM rl .., 1 f f scs we ,A 1: fc ""iQs'9fkIF3 'Z-'f2'i?'.f'??, ' j ,'f ' 31 ' 6 ' ,.- " '-ii' ' 1- 1 ' . f I 'gi Q - so V ' 'f , s' " - W vit' 55 X ":' . gy - is p f I ' Q , A ' Wrcz ti"f'i '. A ?fl1? Q f11, 'fW......' ,g,f'l?'1xzx T' i mf nssr - 19' fri, " ..e., 21- 'vitro me A Y sf fe ff 111 1' C.?TJl.?7D L?-3 c.zhf..zDg.2hu.ffuv.ffn.fT: IJ A Q--gKS.7C JC-LJ Jfffywi- My C,.?3gl-1 a.zdLf"1c.2H 2.219--71 y Z .J Y - V 1 X 5 J . T1 3 S 6 Q 3 S E S 2 J - D 112 D . Q-giggj Q-Zn gznkyqggq W 2 J 2 Z Publications ri? ' 1-.rep Cx JC Jf'S..X 2C'?Jt-55: "wif Aa c..f': aff 4.13 1, G O25 '-..f'w:-:Q 9 J J N U V 2 W Z E. U. ELLIS W. L. GOBLE W. KERSTEN LEE PHILLIPS MARION PYOTT THE MIRROR BOARD The Mirror Board is the body which controls all affairs of the "Mirror," the weekly school publication. The board -is made up of a president, two vice-presidents, a secretary, and treas- urer. Mr. Goble, principal of the school, is president ex-officio. The two vice- presidents are students elected from the senior class by their classmates. The secretary and treasurer are faculty members, elected by the faculty as representatives of that group. .An important duty of the board is that of appointing a staff, preferably from the journalism classes fas they are familiar with the type of work! to edit the paper. Annually the board sponsors a Comedy Concert to help defray expenses con- tracted by the paper during' the year. Any surplus is given to the scholarship fund. MIRROR BOARD 1927 ------.----..-,,---,,---.----.--.--.w--,.President Ex-Officio W. L. Goble ....... ' ' ' E. U. Ellis ...... -- .................,. Secretary W. Kersten ....... ,.,,,,..,.....,. T reasurer Marion Pyott ...., ...,.... V ice-President Lee Phillips .... .....,... ...,.... V 1 ce-President 114 1 . gfnglu Lf .s gfngz-nel? f v lA"l Q..-.rg-J C'S2C- PfS.,7f 2c.Av27ff4VY WZ61' ' '-1 1.11 eff fl G Lf Ax 1.21 L21---Q GERALD HELMAN JAMES KELLEY , THE MIRROR The Mirror StaE is happy in the belief that during the year 1926-27 "The Mirror" has been a success. Previous to this year our paper had not been self-supporting. This year, for the first time, "The Mirror" became financially independent of funds raised by the Mirror Board through the Comedy Concert. Its circulation this year has far out-stripped the records of other years, setting a record of 900 copies printed per week. More than 100 copies are exchanged weekly with accredited high schools throughout the United States, one copy being sent as far as Melbourne, S. Australia. If the staff may trust the comments of its friends they may feel satisfied that there has been improvement in several departments, especially in the enlargement of the personal column and the change in the character of its news. Among the most important events sponsored by "The Mirror" during the past year was the Comedy Concert presented on the 25th of March, 1927. This is an annual event that has become a tradition. For several years past interest in the event waned, but this year a tremendous effort was made by the Mirror Staff to make the Comedy Concert of 1927 the most outstanding in years. It is generally conceded to have been such, the auditorium having been nearly filled to capacity at both per- formances. Through the means of streamers, and other typographical display, front page articles, and editorials, the paper has supported all school events such as sports, plays, clubs, and music activities, especially the Sousa Concert, November 4, 1926, and the Annual Band Concert on April 1, 1927. Subscribers received 36 copies of the paper during the school year, including the following special editions: T'he Annual Thrift Week Edition, which emphasized the thrift movement and the program which was put on in the auditorium by members of the staff, The Christmas Edition which came out in the season's colors, the May 2 issue edited by members of the Junior Class, the annual Journalism-I edition printed May 23, and finally the Senior Class Day issue printed on June 3. It has been the constant aim of the staff to have "The Mirror" reflect the ilfe of the school and to have our advertisers benefit by their business associations with "The Mirror". J. KELLEY, General Manager 115 I Lf Jef: 11.1 -icqffkfmgfmgffoufmgff. I 9 YL A XX I-gf-..JX'X,,7 g'x.X1:C's,,Q'f:?,DC'K-XJ-5-5,34-Eg , , 41, .V vs-ff c.f'i.f"'5 L21 9.25:--Q I S l dl E sl f X, it ll if I J I J MIRROR STAFF General Manager .A....,,,,,,,........,,,,,,,,,,,,,..,,,,.,....... ,James Todd Kelley EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-chief ,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, , ,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,........,..,,,..,. . ,Gerald Helman Associate Editor ..,,, Margaret Goble Associate Editor ,,,,,,,, Mary Gillette Associate Editor ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Barbara Davery Assistant Editor ,,,,, Virginia Higinbotham Assistant Editor ,.,,,, Elizabeth Farmiloe Assistant Editor ,,,,,,.,.. Marjorie Raue Assistant Editor ,,,,,,,,,, ....r,,t.,,,,,,,, E merson Crocker Personal Editors ,,,. ,.,,, Carolyn Reid, Maurine Richmann Club Editor ,,,,,,,,,,....,,,r . ,.r,.l,. I .,,..,............ Margaret Martin Boys' Athletic Editor ,,,,. , .,,,, ,,,,, R ussell Conyne Sports Editor ,,,,..I,... .. ll..l. ..l,l,r,.... E dwin Kind Girls' Athletic Editor , ,,,,, Barbara Lasher Exchange Editor ,,,r.,r ,,,.., 7 YY,rr Sylvia Siegle Assistant Exchange Editor ,,,,, ,........,. A lita I-Ienke Joke Editor ,l,,..,,,,....,,,,,,..,....vV,,. ,,,,,,,,,,r,,,,,..,...,.... B ernard Mischke ..,...Muriel Crane Typist ,,I......... ........,....,..........,..,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,r...... Reporters ,,,,,, ,,,,,, N ancy Fedou, Alice Johnson, Jeanette Gilbert Esther Anderson BUSINESS STAFF Subscription Manager ,......,.......,...., , ,,,,,,,,,,,I,,....,,, Clarence Kenneke Advertising Manager .,,, ,, ,,,.,,..-.Vernon Price 116 11 . gxiggly Q-X .:q2fyg.2fJa.z1x.21mg.l:-aff: L.l7:-zT1C.llC,f3gwlTJL?3L-- "7t.f'1Ll'lEZ'D l Avi up 5.-:sg rgjfsxyu fi ,,7C ,7 CSX fw ji' T , Q-if K-fiVf,"!T Lffj Ll-7 Y J Q '5 . a ' Q V W - X f L f Y N m J . Y J 4 . STANLEY SHULTS GEORGE ASHMAN 9 T H E M A R O O N P1911 In publishing an annual the staff runs up against many difficulties, especially when they are new at the work. To make it easier for succeeding staffs we have added a new position to the Maroon, that of Junior representative. In working on the annual in his Junior year he sees the diHiculties that arise, and will' be better able to cope with them the next year. Earl Pierson was chosen by a faculty committee to fill this position on the 1927 Maroon. This year a budget was set which we could not exceed, but in spite of this we hope we have put out a book which will please all. T'he staff has worked hard, long and industriously, and we wish to give them our hearty thanks. We also wish to express our appreciation of the help of all others who have made this book possible, especially Miss Newman, our faculty adviser, who has been an invaluable aid. STANLEY SHULTS, Editor-in-chief GEORGE O. ASHMAN, Business Manager .isi E f ' it A ' . , , 5 ,, - A Y. is Xia ? u K 'IA X , , V , A . if Xrhr .0 -- , . S-R Q, xr . 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V1-,ff -ff-ff1pis.f..1g,,f 'b Y ,,,, V' S,,frg,1x,1,,,,'v -f , Shim-5 ...f Activities xl- . ,DEL .2 Ula inn Q.-.xsgcxuc-gJr1.vfs2cv.Jf5!'Y 0, A' 1-1 4.1-, Lf-w c!'n1.,- Aa O11 gf- ,---1 THE SENIOR CLASS PLAY Q "HONOR BRIGHT" "Honor Bright", a three act comedy, presented by the Senior Class of 1927, was acted before the two largest audiences ever attending a class play at Elgin High School. Miss Barker Very ably directed this production and had a great deal to do in making the play a success, as she has always done in previous productions. Honor Bright, a book agent, finds herself in a very exclusive home, on her first adventure in selling books. She is mistaken by Mr. Carton who believes her to be Tot Marvel, Richard Barrington's financee. Richard on seeing Honor pleads with her to help him in his trouble for just a short time. Everyone believes her to be Tot. In her effort to help Richard, Honor feels a faint tugging at her heart. After many laughs and an especially captivating climax, where Honor sells more than a book, the play comes to a close. Tout est bien, que finis bien. The cast, many of whom had had experience in the Junior play the preceding semester, proved themselves quite proficient in the art of acting. Perhaps some of them will go on the stage as a profession, who knows? ' Delightful music was furnished by the orchestra, and it was greatly appreciated by the audience. 123 1 cg L,f7gf.wQz11LlDn2'ugZrmxfmgfT'Q?6gzDLZDcf13clDg.f1g2nt.l3LZ'7tZ3 l .Q - Wv, Q--4' JC'i 2C Jf Qf JF?2?i'Y , " fwL,f1m,f-w uficff-wufv 1-11-D-11 J ,I v J Q . f C 7 C THE CAST Honor Bright ,,,.,,. Rosemary Schickler Tot Marvel ,A,.,. ,,,,.,, F lorence O'Bierne Richard Barrington ....,, Harry Spurrier Bill Drum ,,,i, A,,,,,,7 R Qbert Wagner Mrs. Barrington ,,,,,..,.,,., Mravina Oslock Maggie ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, S ylvia Siegle Mrs. Carton ,,.,..,,,, r ............. Alice Tobin Annie ...V.... 7..,,,,, A nita Spence Mr. Carton ......,.,........... Charles Marson Foster ..,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Gerald Helman Watts rr,,,,,,,,,,,,,,r,,, ,, .,.,,..7,,7 Willard Turner Michael ,,,...,,,...,,.....,.........V Carlton Taylor Gordon Rohles, Franz Crumpacker, Gunnar Carlson 124 ll . my Tye!-5 Q2-H Q27Li77 gf.'Lg,ZnL,,f'.', il, Q1 fn Q7--.1 ,fy Lf'-mln!-5 .1 M75 ' few cf ' ' V ffl' ' ' 'L.l"1Q+3 9-fx af-gag-i,r-xofipc-x,icsi,f "9 7. c.fm,-XwL.1oLf""fL-5-I .. - JUNIOR CLASS PLAY OF '27 "I LOVE YOU" Soft moonlight drifting through a lattice, lovely setteesg helpful books of love poemsg quivering music of a violin, all made the nec- essary environment to carry out a five thousand dollar bet, in which four young men and four young women were humorously involved in the production of "I Love You," a three act farce comedy written by LeBaron, a former student of the Elgin High School, and produced by the '27 Junior Class. A rich young man, with nothing to do, wagered that he could make two young people fall in love, if the right environment was pro- vided. The environment worked over-time, making an electrician find himself hopelessly engaged to three young women, and be rejected by the one person he did love. Jimmie Farnsworth loses his bet and finds that the environment has affected him by making him fall in love with a very good-natured, sweet girl, Ruth Franklyn by name. The climax came after a lively and heart-breaking week-end. The curtain fell with everyone saying, "I Loved It." All the parts were cleverly portrayed, showing that the Juniors had real talent in their class. To Miss Barker should go th rs' of producing a play of such a remarkable standing, and at success. aa ' "xi X I 5 w Jimmie Farnsworth ., .i... .Harry Endicott .,.. Marvina Oslock George Van Horne ., ...... Willard Mlm' ....,..,.. Maurine Richmann Brooks Charl y yv - - klyn Carolyn Reid f 4 Peter ....,.... O'Bierne JUNIOR CLASS PLAY OF '28 "Captain Applejack," an Arabian Nights Adventure by Walter Hackett, was selected to be given by the Junior Class. It IS a three act Mystery Play, given May 11 and 12. THE CAST Lush, the Butler ........... -..f.-vfff-v----------fff-ff-v------Y---'--fffffff------Affff' A Ythlll' Ackmf-inn Poppy Faire ,,,,,,---,,,---,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,-,--,l7,,,,,, E velyn Goodsmith, Florence Fredericks Mrs. Agatha Whatcombe .... ..V......--.Affffff-------f-fffff----,-f-" C Ofnelia Manley A mbrose Applejohn ......... .------,,,f-ff-fffff-,---f-ffff---------ffY E dwin Tegnel' Anna Valegka -ggYgww-----Yfff ,...,,,, W Phelall, Harriet Leb0 Mrs. Pengard ,.,,... - --fffffv-----A-----f-fff Peggy Paladeaux Mr. Peng-ard -,AYfYY-Y-,-kfYYfY ,rv .,,,.,. EIIIQTSOD CI'0Ckel' Ivan Borolsky ii......,.......,.., --v-,-- H SUTY Buehlel' Palmer, the Maid .....I.., . ......... --------' D 01'0thY Rittis Dennet, Inspector of Police ff--f-- Harold Britton John Jason .............,....... . ..,., .......f . f --fv----f, Ralph Reid 125 'R 'I I f A I I t 'W ' l 127 1 L? kg., Q-ZA Q-zigffd C2-1n.lug-239111 g,zw-g,zwQ.zDC.?'vgf ' -W fif'19d'fT2 9-f479fi3'i-'P 'Au -. ' fwf r W A A " f' " - - A A LZ'-W--'Q g..4-s :fax-iJf-Mor ,Qt XJQ if of. 'Z' 'Q L-X 'Q' HZ M! ,Ll-3 1" J J P3-If . , r I7 -. fr ,f at or Q MWF' H 'fl 1 maoaflnf 'U " . M ' l ...MJ xg. Bw ,M-E 1 We ff? iff? il' gwfjfb Efliwl ' ff 'l"3emevio.s' , lr atb Mya ' KEN xlf - file lx lfgnlll-Ne-651-s.a1g.,..,. s-5 15, L L T aagggzggg. Qfxfii G+ YL J!! 1 ,-J I mi 1 -H L 13.4 lille 5 4 L 5523 f L X e v " - A K THECGMEDYCONCERT The annual Comedy Concert presented March 25, 1297, was one of the most unusual and original programs ever presented in the Elgin High School. Every stunt was enthusiastically received by the large crowd, which filled the Auditorium. Never before has the student body shown such keen competition or lively interest in a production of this kind, and it is hoped that such originality, as shown this year, may be carried out in future Comedy Concerts. "The Mellerdrammeru was a very splendid pun on words. The scene, being laid in Spain, was very realistic, all parts being played with deepest sincerity. Myrtle Spiegler as the director of this stupendous picture cer- tainly showed possibilities for a future vocation. Why is why? If so why? This happens to be the answer to the clever act "Solid Ivory" given by Arthur Ackmann and Edwin Kind. The actors acquitted them- selves delightfully, displaying much humor and nonsense. "The Dern Scoundrel" proved how very hard you must try in order to succeed in securing your parents' consent to marry her. Edwin Tegner, Frances Dorring- ton, and Gerald Roller played their parts very cleverly with a good supporting cast. "Melody Kings" was' a delightful act which proved to be one of the most interesting on the bill. It was chuck full of syncopation and was cause enough to give Paul Ash something to worry about. Bernice Gromer led the orchestra. The girls all showed superior talent. "Bridget O'Flynn" and her realistic modern daugh- ter portrayed a humorous skit. The daughter, Georgiana Glos, spent all her time thinking up excuses to give her mother when she returned home. Marion Dakin as the severe mother took her part very well. Beautiful colored costumes, lovely girls, and excep- tionally flne singing by Alice Tobin and Williard Turner, was received with great delight by the audience in an unusual act called "Memories" Each type of girl was characteristically portrayed. "The Battling Amazon" reveals its own name. It is none other than a real prizeiight, where each thinks she knows more about it than the other one, and finally the referee, Alice Wagner, is very gracefully Uknocked out." "I'm crazy, you're crazy, we're crazy now." Yes, and the audience was about crazy when the "Royal Flush" ended. The four students who participated in this act all did very well. The crazy part came when Richard Rovelstad appeared as the Prince of Wales, King Alfonso, and other notables. The Girls' Glee Club with their fine intonations and voice harmony sang a few delightful numbers to an at- tentive and appreciative audience, The Glee Club was directed byMiss Knudsen. Jumping here, rolling there, hopping and tumbling somewhere else were lively "acrobats" of all kinds. It kept the audience busy keeping track of each "miss" as she performed her particular stunt. Many gym girls participated in this act, having been trained by Miss Logan. "Loves' Labor Lost" was a delightful little act starring Nancy Fedou as a vivacious Happer and Margaret Gray a suitor. The comedy running through this little playlet was composed entirely from book titles. Each supporting character took her part Well. 126 ll-Lf-:Liu -I C-Z7 l Q-f: JCS2c'iJfS.Jf'i2f'iX-if WTI .. re a ' " gl' VARSITY DEBATE Elgin High's Debate Teams started their year, after reading and organizing much material, with a practice debate at West Aurora on the question, Resolved: That the United States should cancel the war debts of the allies. Bessie Clark, Cleo Krogs- rud, and Gerald Helman composed the negative side, while Emerson Crocker, Melvin Shearer, and Margaret Goble formed the affirmative. On March 24, Elgin debated DeKalb. Both of our teams lost, the negative losing 1 to 2 and the affirmative 0 to 3. The team became determined to win from Rockford on March 31, but Rockford defeated not only our affirmative team Q2 to lj who remained at home, but also our negative Q3 to OJ who journeyed to Rockford. To end the year's work in debate, a new experiment was tried at Rockford. It is called the Oregon method of debating. Gerald Helman and Melvin Shearer upheld the negative side of the debate question for Elgin. The debate was held before the Rockford Business and Profssional Womens' Club, who received it with enthusiasm. Instead of the formal rebuttal, the debaters cross-questioned each other and then concluded it with questions from the audience. In a program at the Rotary Club on March 21, our affirmative team debated our negative team on the debt question. The Rotarians enjoyed it and expressed a wish that it become an annual event. Medals were given by the Elgin Lions Club to the varsity debaters again this year. FRESHMEN-SOPHOMORE DEBATE In order to stimulate more class spirit in the freshmen and sophomore classes, a new activity was started. It is called the inter-class Freshmen-Sophomore debate, for the Larsen trophy. Mr. Utzinger had charge of initiating and sponsoring this event. The freshmen squad, composed of George Palmer, Valeta DeBushe, Willard Well- nitz, Edith Pierson, and Kathryn Byrne, were coached by Evelyn Clinch of the ad- vanced speech class. The Sophomore squad, made up of Jacob Manning, Thomas Pierce, Glenn Bohl, Marian Dakin, and Marguerite Weed, were coached by Marion Pyott also of the speech two class. The sponsors of each class also assisted their teams. At the time this is being written, the two squads are hard at work preparing for the mental contest. It is hoped that this work will train future varsity debaters. The debate is to be held on May 4 in the Auditorium, before the freshmen and sopho- more classes only. This will undoubtedly become an annual event. 127 I 252.3 C2 .1 L-Z-5,11 c.f'sL,1'-1L.2'xQ,fw:-3 n-5 ' MLW 0' 55,7 Q-.gggggryq-X ,gfxigfi2cf.Jci:' .psf C...Z'3L2'5 rfffwtff'-wr.,Zw SOCIAL EVENTS SCHOOL DANCES "I could dance forever to that music." "Isn't it wonderful?"-- These and many other remarks have been heard throughout the school 4 year, while many students made merry to the music furnished by diier- -. Ent orcfiestras at the regular monthly parties sponsored by the Student Q OUHCI . H To them should go the credit of having this one outstanding social event each month. c The Christmas party was a special feature of the year. Balloons, candy canes, and special music all met with great success. 17 If G. A. C. PARTIES There has been no club in Elgin High School that has enjoyed more successful parties than the Girls Athletic Club. During the past year many gay and delightful times have been had. Dancing Was always engaged in and usually capped the climax of the evening. The programs presented throughout the year were al- ways different and novel, from Indian pow-vvows, to musical ' and dancing numbers. M-., More members belong to the G. A. C. than any other club in high school. The officers and different committees are al- Q9 Ways busy all the year planning good times for the girls. Last but certainly not least comes the refreshments. Us- ually dainty little cakes with ice cream made to order, or peculiar shaped sandwiches with hot cocoa, servedl as de- lightful Heats." The parties this year have more than been a success, and it is hoped that they may meet with as much triumph next year. N FOOTBALL "E" MENS BANQUET Again this year the cooking classes, under the super- Q gt? vision of Miss Roe, sponsored a very successful banquet ' " in the iibrary of the High School. f " I A very wholesome dinner was served, after which 45W'Vel Gun several speeches Were given by business and faculty men, Mr. T. A. Larsen acting as toastmaster of the oc- casion. The outstanding feature of the evening was the election of "Don" Ferran for captain of the 1927 football team. Carl Kerber, former cap- tain, gave a short talk preceding the election. Certainly a jolly time was had by all, and each left with a light heart and a happy smile. 128 L-273g-277 cl-i sZvc.z1wC1f14.ffv2.ffTUk2'1L'!U "ll Lf ., in - 'WT 615 ' E :X Cgx-,Q-ggfis-,fijc- 5f"ibf' 4 x A L,,Li'5E7lj1r,-ffNl.f'dL-3-,g,gqS...d COMMENCEMENT-'26 There is one week in the school year that is looked forward to, perhaps more than any other time. This is commencement week, when the Seniors reign. On Friday, June 3, 1926, all gathered in the auditorium to hear the class day program which the Blue and Copper were presenting. Music, class wills, prophecies, singing, poems, and dedication of the Maroon were all cleverly and attractively presented to the school. That noon the Senior breakfast was held in the Methodist church. Speeches and singing were all very much enjoyed, not to mention the delightful breakfast served by the ladies of that church. The following Sunday Reverend Burrows, pastor of the Grace M. E. Church, delivered the baccalaureate sermon, a very fine and edu- cational one on "Our Unfinished Knowledge". Many couples enjoyed the gay music furnished by Jim Bush's orchestra at the Junior-Senior Prom, on June 4. The gym was attrac- tively decorated in pastel shades, ferns, and lovely settees. The following Tuesday night the Seniors held their last big party , by entertaining at the Senior Prom. Maurey Lipsey and his band furnished the enchanting music. Many times throughout the evening this remark was heard: "On with the dance, let joy be unconfinedf' 35, ,L The party, needless to say, was a huge success and -M33-fiii will long be remembered by the large number of couples FHIKW that attended. H Last, but certainly not least-Graduation night. It sag? ' 1 r'A,. was not the green, irresponsible, reckless freshman of Ofd 11,5 'A four short years ago, but the young man and young wo- ' man, ready to go out into life, that slowly walked arm in 080 Clock arm down the aisle in the final procession of their high school career. The beautiful pastel shades of the girls' gowns aiorded a singular contrast with the dark suits of the boys. Blue and Copper was everywhere in evidence. It was with sad hearts that the Seniors listened to the farewell address, that they sang their song, and received theirdiplomas. Not, any more, dignified Seniors of the Elgin High School, but young men and f ' young women with great ambitions and deter- mination to go out into life. X OHOL Cham auf?-3, Q AW.- COMMENCEMENT-'27 4 Class Day ......... .,., J une 3 Junior-Senior Prom --- .... June 3 Baccalaureate .... .-.. J une 5 Senior Prom .... .... J une 7 Commencement --- .... June 10 129 fij 9113 Q-Zfugffy cly Q-g'T:Q,?1Llb C.2T3LZ7C.Z'D il Y 5iP?if Fdsgrgpriarsgqf' xx- 'f"?'5f H, x gzwgff cficf 1L.f1 L11-f ,j" Y K .J 1 A - S 2 J - ' 4 I eu Y 4. J 1, 'vi fp - gf -:Ll-1 cz -v czwgla f-?7C.?T5LfJfg'Tt1l?l.lJlg?7i -I Calendar 1,514-a.:fCiQc'XXJri.vrS.2r'iJc'5ff f ---' A-5, dz-uezw 5, . J S - ,- N' J, v Q 5 Q'- i s 0 Q FD . if ' iw X C 5 0 0 -V t: ::1e1+Ql:f Y, 1:.'M3se,:f!L9-'lfiefe G'?""5"' C .J S SEPTEMBER 1 J 7 S 7-221 freshies and 6 new teachers are welcomed to Elgin High. i - 10-Phillips and Pyott elected to Mirror Board in first meeting. 15-Hold your breath! Miss Pratt announces the Senior Girls Council. 16-Student Council gets a flying start! Members are elected by the classes. C 18-Lightweights 0, McHenry 0. 5 21-We become loyal citizens and elect Senior officers by ballot-box and all. Spur- - rier-Pres., Turner-Vice, and Martin--Sec. N 23-Ray Hall named chairman of Senior Sales Committee. NW 25-Elgin 0, Carl Schurz 0. Lights 20, Schurz 0. 28-Freshman mothers entertained by P. T. A. OCTOBER 1-Walter Camp Memorial Program. 2-Yea team! Elgin downs Joliet 10-0. Lightweights lose '7-0. 9-Elgin 3, Freeport 0. Minors-Elgin 6, Freeport O. 16-We baptize Freeport's new field with their tears. Elgin 3, Freeport 0. 18-Drama Club presents "The Playgoersn in auditorium. 22-"The Dark Angel"-G. A. C. movie. Junior officers elected. Pres.-Fischer Vice-Pres.-Flora, Sec--Beverly. 23-West Aurora sobs to the tune of 0-6. Lightweights lose 6-0. 30-It's a gay life! Elgin 6, Rockford 0. Minors- Rockford 6, Elgin 0. 132 ly . g jgl.j gg .mqlnggqignggfugznglw ggwg-fmt-Z-3g,l,LYfwq, u1.,f3L,2Tmg23Ll5 'l '9 422213 g--xs,uC'ggci2rS.briJc-xJc f4Y-,'-f'i1x5i- y - C-Z-Bk!-7 LZPLJKALZ-7 vi . ' 2 fa 0 'T 3 N f 4 ' . L NA N. 6 g jfiicixg ..... C Q NOVEMBER 2 S 1-Big celebration! We see our "heroes" on the stagel? l? , 4-Sousa directs our band! Schickler and Spurrier take leading parts in class play. 6-Elgin 6, E. Aurora 0. Ponies 21, E. Aurora 7. 5 13-Sad, but true! Elgin 0, DeKalb 7. Ponies 6, DeKalb 20. 7 16-Shults heads Maroon! 'Q 22-Hot Dog! Vacation all week! ' ' 29-E-Mens' Banquet-Ferran is elected captain. DECEMBER 2-We have "night school" and are "perfect angels." ll 3-Mr. Caldwell, famous naturalist and bird imitator, entertains us. 8-9-"Honor Bright," THE play of the year! 11-Basketball season opens with a loss to Harrison Tech 16-14. 18-Heavies down Austin 14-12. Lights lose 8-16. 21-"Little Orphan Annie." Glee Clubs carol in the halls. 22-M-m-m boy! Christmas Holidays. JANUARY 3-Back to the old grind! Miss Bradish takes Miss BowsHeld's place as Latin Instructor. 5-Rev. Gilbert Stansell gives a talk based on the Word "growth." 7-"Stick" 'em up!" Mr. Miller foils the robber while Elgin bows to Rock- ford 27-18. 10-Maroon proclaims snap-shot week! Did you bring your kodak? 11-Freshmen are hostesses at G. A. C. Party in Gym. 14-Elgin 12-Joliet 22. Ponies 14-Joliet 28. 17-We place 5th in race for thrift honors. 21-Tough luck! Elgin 25-West Aurora 27. Lights 25-West Aurora 28. 22-The tide has turned!?! Elgin 19--Dundee 16. Ponies 23-Dundee 11 24hDebate teams are announced. "Charm" cast is selected. 25-26-Finals! Oh! Why take all the joy out of life? 28-Tide turns again-Freeport 19-Elgin 18. Freeport 17- Lights 11. 29-High School Players meet Lew Sarett at Masonic Temple. 31-What did you get for an average? Oh, Gee! 161 freshmen enter "Halls of Fame." 133 1 - r..Z'Bn.,z".9 gin Q.z1g.2Dg-gap!-ugfmcfff gzo-gznuffif-fT7C.1UL?N-V3 Q-379277:-f'5 NW v fr' 1" 2' .. f' . ' 3 Q-Z-nQ..5 C-gg:-gJr'X.vfiJf-19c'i,f ., 'ff -Z. t.!'Hk-X51-Zhffji-X-5 J l A X Xxgugi- 'X ' 5 A Easy is R 7 Q X WEEK .- f' A X. QNQ14 R.. sf -1- 7 4 FEBRUARY 1-The High School is well represented in "Bimbo," 4-Juniors lead semester Honor Roll. 5-Elgin defeated in fast game with E. Aurora 19-14. 8-Rev. Green speaks on the "World's Greatest Job." 12-Elgin wins from DeKalb 24-16. Lights trimmed by 28-18 score. 14-Lincoln Essay Award is won by Marjorie Raue. 18-Orchestra and Girls Glee Club give a splendid classical concert. 19-The Maroons lose to Rockford 25-19. 22-Washington's birthday-a holiday for this poor overworked crowd. 28-Activities to be limited by point system. MARCH 2--Dr. Turner of Beloit College gives a lecture on "Bird Migration" with illustra- tions. 3-"Charm" goes over with a whiz and a bang. 4-We have an impromptu play by a group of Seniors impersonating our team and school spirit. 5-Morgan Park 23-Elgin 12. 7-Chicago Woodwind Ensemble gives a pleasing program in the auditorium at 7:30. 10-Maroons down Dundee in first round of tournament by 30-26 score. 11-Giant St. Charles Team puts Maroons out of the running by a 25-17 score. 18-Alice Tobin and Marjorie Ballard take two firstplaces in Music-Speaking contest. 24-DeKalb wins dual debate with Elgin. 25-A real old-time comedy concert proves a big success. 28-Kidd and his band of pirates rescue the 1927 Maroon and stage first subscription drive. 134 , . . 'W L.,2TK.K7 - ' il . Lair-gi -1 125 l 'Q . ggiggg Q-X .Q 1 3?ll "" bn-4 Jfg,C.gsgfi-,C.S,,fi,C-ii" H - AA... it qff-no-1-s cf"wLff'-wr,zw Q . J Q 4 M A Y I A X ! J . I, X 3 F3 x5.f!Aeki?'g5? lj 7 I Q4 7? BE F- fl I H f- .N ' ! ASM fi wma 3 APRIL 1-The Band and Boys Glee Club show a successful year's work at their annual concert. 4-Mr. Miller returns after a long illness. 5-Monmouth College Girls Glee Club entertain us delightfully in the afternoon. 6-The Beloit Players present Arnold Bennett's "A Good Woman" in auditorium. 11-Dean Kent of North Western University gives an inspiring talk on education. 14-15-Two days off-to rest up in? 20-Heads of departments tell the students how to make out programs-Maroon goes to press. 21-Senior class selects class song. MAY 2-Mothers and Daughters Banquet well attended and all had a wonderful time. 10-The last big party of the G. A. C.! 12-The Juniors appear on the scene in their play "Captain Applejackf' 20-The Seniors live up to their name and make their movie, "The Vanishing Amer- ican" a huge success. 30-No school! Everybody happy!?! JUNE 2-Second "honor day" program is celebrated and awards are made. 3-A busy day, indeed! Class Day! Senior Breakfast! Junior-Senior Prom! 7-Senior Prom. 10-Commencement. 11-The Class of '27 are alumni now, and enter the pages of High School History. 135 A N-Q! 342. ,wit 3:f,,,:'-ffggiggr-1 r Y 'V 4fiX5y' 'V xxx-LQ-fggri Wfrffg--M --1-f-L1A:ff.,g,:-,:f1 :.:1tix' , W 41-wig f WW. :im nu-nl"lz az-nn. Features gf..4s.Jc'aQciJri.ac-in' Rift! -fffvpgff' Qzmzw 5 3 CLASS SUNG I " W cl C'l b S Mysgklge? 'ggpllgglga Gondoisli. 'lzolxles l 594-fQ'AG'4 J Jia, ' Z . Woak---- md lfluahlga, QRGAMS mal soNG-- S Faieuds---wefve. Made m Hush School days A s 4 lx 1 S it fa 'l J cf! 7 S FouR--- Shoal yeaas me some----. Z t We---- would keep nl- ways---, S 4 A A l .1 J A 2 S Cvlqch we've, leemued , Fnleucls waive woug fp S FRleN1ls we love, , Thoush we paw.'l',J A l -4rflJrPlJJ ln' S A 5 Plq eil .A lull, yvoak beG-UN . Fame, we hope, Isla Stull wall lwP. uv each lnean-R3 So we lguah ,jx .1 J J 1 .1 1- J Jl 61, 1 'ltoi achieve , Sflll weine sacl lo leave. eloom aww as we leave to- dp.y. BJAE'-fJ.LlJ ,gf-11 .,........ ff ' . 24.125 ...mzfaezzsd 0:1 limfflftii 'sites' efwf J J El Q l 232:13 ':..- ml EO.. max:-. film 521:25 ENV"-Fl.J BJ' 5'-l J JH Mot--To be 'lnula-fwe Find- lslx fo be-slwfl May lhese. Mem-o-mes Re-mem Fon- even New. 138 ll ' 4-'T 125 C-X04-f7kf'UklVl-fffk-fffk-11 -II rs ' .'3ElE" , 7 i of 9-.rx-.JCNNN,QCXNNJr'XX.JFKxxJC'-NJCR-5157Mmfgai 1 F:Fj"3L.,f'3c.f"1uf"3Lf"'WL-"5L-f"Y+-4 Q 'N JOY We come to school to work to learn, fPerchance to learn to workj However that may be, we learn: "Our duty we can't shirk" But though work's part of High Sc They're just plumb full of joy, And that is why we love it here, Each girl and every boy. And what joy do we find in High? First, joy of work well done, And then the joy of many sports- fWe all know they are fun.J And then, prime joy off gazing at Our handsome girls and fellows. Good looking eyes of brown or blue Hair dark, or sunny yellow. There's Celia, Marvina, and sweet Marie, There's brown-eyed Florence, too, There's Audrey and Edna and Marion, And Lucille with eyes of blue. Myrtle, so clever, and heart-breaking Kate, Small Margaret, and "Stewie" so gay. "Teddy" with all of her cars and clothes, Maurine and Carolyn May. Two Barbaras, Fran Cook, with her speeding "Mike" Miller, petite, fOh, Tiny!J Midge Goble, "Liz" Farmiloe, and Esther A., And Alice with hair soft, shiny, Then Marjorie Smoyer, so dainty and small, And Dot Wilbern with smile so merry, Rowena, and Dorris, with soft, fluffy hairg And the fellows! James and Jerry, Gene and Bob and George and more Have brought the school much fame, And 1'Chawles" and Lee we can't forget,- They're more than one can name. Grave Stanley,-and Harry! ! ! ! We can Enough of this handsome boy: Our president, actor, our cheer leader, toog Oh, he is our pride and joy. Have not enough joys now been named? Well, consider the big class plays, The Comedy Concert, the three big proms, And big Auditorium days. The Glee Clubs-glee, they give us that, School dances-fmore joy, you'll allowj Clubs! The Home Ec., the dear G. A. C., 1Members enjoy them, and howgj Oh, we learn to work, then work to learn, And every girl and boy Learns to enjoy himself. and gain JOY! AND JOY! AND JOY! hool days 3 7 -Ma 139 car. not say rjorie Raue 27 140 V, ,ww .,,,,,,,. ,, in fe' f?3'f52f, 1 '--fijififirk 4, -iyfgg , 11411, ,,,, Lgpf -e,::,',,,-5, ,,,, ,735 -LQ: 5 Q Y S 3 3 3 S 5 Si S Q--drgyfi 2c'gJri.Jr'S2t'i2L-1,1 rx- W- ffxfl wwf 3 1 I 141 lg - Lf -Jk. 7 Q1 -1 glfygl. ' . I-:zLfap'T. c,1w 1' . . ,Y VM! q,,z'sLz-wc.f5z.f'-wgz'uL.f-1-afg J i J O K E S Q , If you can't laugh at the joke of the age, laugh at the age of the joke. vi .l- ' "How did Tom happen to miss his train?" "Did you ever see those steps just before you reach the train?" uYeS.n "Well, Tom didn't." When Cupid hits a mark, he usually Mrs. it. ' Fletcher: After we're married, when I pass you the sugar, I'll say: "It's sweet, just like you." Harriet: And when I pass the butter I'll say: "It's soft, just like you." Carleton Taylor: Hmm, here's an add for soft hats to suit your head. Guess I'll get one. Oh, I would be a Senior And with the Seniors stand, A fountain pen behind my ear- A notebook in my hand. Because of all the work they do, I wouldn't be a King, I wouldn't be an Emporer 1 For all the wealth 'twould bring, 'l I wouldn't be a birdie, 9' For birdies have to sing- '- But I would be a Senior, And never do a thing. 6 fe- Woman was made before mirrors-and she has kept in front of them ever since PAGIE-T. A. Freshie: Sir, when day breaks, where do the pieces go? Salesman: And do you want a horn with a good loud blast? Charlie Marson: No, I want something that just sneers. A MODEEW RoMEo Vernon Utzinger: fbelow window with "saX"J Hist, Jule, open the window or I'll play the darned thing. Gladys: Who is the ugly fellow with you? Grace: Hush! That's my fiance, and I want you to know that beauty is only skin deep. Gladys: Well, then take him home and skin him." "Why do you always smoke cigars without bands?" "Oh, I enjoy a quiet smoke." Blithe Young Thing: Oh, what catchy looking Hy paper. A MELEJRAMA Act I Villain pursues girl: catches her. Act II Villain throws girl in river. Act III Dog swallows river-saves girl, villain runs. Act IV Dog coughs up river, river runs faster-villain drowns. "I ain't got no body," sang Louis XIV as the guillotine did its work. 142 it k-1S.JC QC-i.2fS.7k2C JC5f,Y 7 "3L!A,dg+n..f'nc.,- f,q,15g-,,1,,,,,?3 J ,I Crowded stranger: My dear sir, I don't mind your walking briskly over my J feet, but please don't loiter about on them. Q Don't study when you're tired, or have something else to dog J Don't study when you're happy or that will make you blue Don't study in the day-time, don't study in the night But study at all other times, with all your main and might. - o Ivan: How do you like your new washing machine that you got from America? Mrs. Kokanovich: Not so well: every time I get in it the paddles hit my feet. V "Father, I wish you would take son's kiddie kar awayg he made the little girl next door walk home." T. A.: And did I make myself plain? George Ashman: No, God did that. ' Miss Coifmann: Barbara, how do you say, 'little piece of cheese' in French? Barbara Lasher: Pew, de cheese. 'f Miss Coffmann: No, that is wrong-Charles, you tell her. Charles Marson: Pew, de limburger. Salesman: fafter three hours of trying to sell a car.J Now I'll throw in the clutch. Mr. Miller: I'll take her then. I knew if I held out long enough I'd get some- thing for nothing. MEETING AT THE ALTAR Padre. Do you take this woman for butter or wurst? Hardre: Oh liver alone! I never sausage nerve. She was only a saloon keeper's daughter, but I liked her mug. Lady: Surely a man like you could get a job. Tramp: What??? And sacrifice my career? Muriel: Oh, Bob, do you know who's in the hospital? Bob Wagner: "No, who? ? ? Muriel: Sick people. Marvina and Florence have a new job in California-shoveling fog oif the Pacific and moving the beach back to keep it from getting so wet. Wilson: Well, fellows, will you fight or run? Team: We will! Wilson: Which will you do? Team: We won't. Wilson: Thanks, fellows, I knew you would. Traffic cop: Sorry, lady, but I must arrest you for speeding. Frances Cook: Oh, officer, I wasn't speeding, but I passed a couple of fellows back there that were. It is said that Michal Miller is the smallest girl in school: she can sit and sew on a button. 143 l' C-?UL2'f3 Lf"-W Lzfmggwqlggffyggf .ll wi q....4gJC'gyfiJfx.Dcf2ci2c f'Y .,,.4"'y'5"-'fi L,.z-ugz-w c21Lf--wn.g'5L,21:--1-fi X 5- 2 2 2 3 T 5 9 2 2 1 g Z g Z g 2 3 Z S Z 144 lf - l.?TJL 7 Q20 C.l5LlULZ5LlDtlTJLf7J C,?I1Q2T'tC.l3ClT3Q,lnQ. 5f-'Zn C-l:7C,?7C.l73 'II ,WT Dix H-ASD fx JCFSJ rX-7.76-11 c-A.Jc'5f'Y , ,,. 'fi W 1 1 J gf-, gfi pfw Lf- Y, ,fn Q A U T O G R A P H S 5 Z S 4 S Z 5 4 Z 7 5 2 Z Z 3 S 3 3 Z 145 Il - L?TJL?-B gan U Q M3 Z -5 AUTOGRAPHS Q 7 2 Z 3 Q 2 2 3 2 Q 5 146 Elgin r.1xs.JCSJC'iJ cf. jc! 'mv I V L.f-a gf-, qyimf L21 OUR PATRCNS J S Andresen, George A. N- Ansel, Wm., Market Anson, R. H. Artcraft Press Beck, H. F. Becker 8z Leverenz Co. Beverly, G. R., Atty. Black, Lyman F. Bordeau, Wm., Sz Co. Boroco Store Bosworth, F. H. Breslich's Grocery Bridge, Wm., C., Dr. Brown, Wallace, Grocery Carlson, J. F. Clem's Smoke Shop Cloudman Coal Co. Clover Leaf Milk Co. Coffman, A. W. Cohien, I., Kz Co. Cook, D. C. Publishing Co. Cropp, L. E., Garage Daniels Kz Clark Furniture Co. Dreyer Sz Dreyer Dueringer, W. A. Elgin Auto Sales Co. Elgin Baking 8z Ice Cream Co. Elgin City Banking Co. Elgin Clock Co. Elgin Coal Ka Ice Co. Elgin Courier-News Elgin Fruit 8z Candy Co. Elgin Lumber Co. Elgin Motor Club Elgin National Watch Co. Elgin Oil Co. Elgin Producers Milk 8z Butter Co. Steam Laundry Co. Elk Drug Store Elliott, G. B., Dr. Fordresher, Joseph George's Clothing Store Gies Kz Marlowe, Drs. Graham. Wm. Grote, Wm., Co. Hawthorne Hardware Co. Herbster, E. N. 1101 Hintz, Harry Kz Co. Holland Furnace Co. Home Trust Sz Savings Bank Q21 Illinois Cleaners 8z Dyers Illinois Watch Case Co. Q31 Jackson, W. H., Dr. Joslyn, R. Waite, Atty. Kerber Packing Co. Kloke Kz Rea, Drs. Kresge, S. S., 5 Sz 10 Store L-G Chevrolet Sales Co. Landborg, Benjamin Lehman, Charles W. Leitner Brothers Levy, J. H., 8z Co. McBride Brothers Co. McBride Pharmacy McCornack, A. E., Dr. Miller's Grocery ,N Moore, E. C., Dr. Mosiman Kz Knott A Mrs. RaI'l"s Beauty Parlor - Muetterties Brothers Mulliken, D. O. National Rubber Co. Nelson Brothers Norris, F. T. Open Book Shop Paulson, A. L., Atty. Pearsall, R. D. Penney, J. C., Co. Price, F. A., Sign Co. Rinehimer Brothers Manufacturing Co. 4, Ritschard Decorating Co. Rovelstad Brothers Rudy Print Scheele, August 8z Co. Q51 Schmidt, H. G. G., Dr. L Schneff, Brothers N7 Schneider, G. J., Dr. Schneider, Max W. Sharp, B. R., Dr. Shoemaker, Charles G., Co. Sills Kz Sills Smith, Earl, Grocer Souster, George Kz Co. Spiess, Joseph Kz Co. Q21 Spillard. C. C. Swan, Theo. I. Sweet Spot The Chatter Box Tillman Jewelry Shoppe Tracy, W. H. Underwood, Percv B., Dr. Union National Bank Van's Drug Store Wagner Drug Store Wait Sz Ross Furniture Co. Western Casket Hardware Co. West Side Hardware Co. Whitstruck dz Johnson Willson Press Wing Motor Sales Y. W. C. A. Ziegler Brothers IN 1 , 4 1


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