Elk Grove High School - Elk Yearbook (Elk Grove, CA)

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U., 12 .K ZILRZTFSCIV Z1T'7"1"""' t Nth'-"""" "'v--'--"vw--W-MM wif--f PROPOSED HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING VOLUME VI JUNE 1920 Published Annually by the Student Body of the Elk Grove Union High School Elk Grove, California DEDICATION To the Class of '96 VVho hrst enjoyed the benefits Of our High School And VVho have stood behind it In VVo1'd and Deed, This volume of the "Elk" Is affectionately inscribed. eff '1 H11 ILLK RGIHIHISCGHCSS of My I-hgh School Days 11, hen our thoughts t11r11 lJ2lLkNVE1.1Cl to our 1l1gl1 Sehool days 11Ot 11121113 long 1 ears 111 tl1e mast, 11 e 11at11rally t11111k hrst of tl1e fI'16l1C1? 11l1o shared those sel1ool days 111th us 'lo those 11l1o had the O17llOI't1.l111fV of '1.t'E611Cl111g tl1e opemng VCZIIH of our U111o11 H1g11 behool these reeol1ect1o11s 11111 doubtless ljflllg' fortl1 1 15115511117 sm1le or s1gl1 V1 11e11 sehool opened 111 the VV C 1 U 1711111111125 tl1e first of November, 1893, abo11t e1gl1tee11 or twe11ty pulnls were C11I'OllCCl The 111111es of those I e111 reeolleet 11 ere P11 as 1-lunt Leha 1-111111 George Alltueker Charles Has man Fl11s Qprmg Lllllilll 133111110 ohn 1461111133011 Lena Lull Iqltty Van Df1entc1 1-1ar11 NVaek111a11 Stanley Gage C,11lltOl1 Ixerb1, Lester l?1erso11 Fred Sehlmey er Xrthur lenkms E1a Kerr a11d B131 D11111 Phe last e1gl1t 11a111ed 11 ere the Ollly ones 11l1o 1'Cl11Zl.1l1LCl lllltll tl1e e11d of the t11lI'Cl 1e11 a11d graduated 111 tl1e 1 1o11eer class Some of the 131113115 1vl1o ea111e at tl1at t1111e were 1 ery 111ucl1 older than those who 1tte11d l11gl1 sehools todav se1 eral were 6l'11lJl'ZlL111g tl1e11 hrst opportu111ty to attend a 1110111 school 11ear tl1e1r l1o111e 1 t11111k o11 that l'11St 111or11111g 1ve all had tl1e sa111e fee1111g tl1at o11e has o11 settmg out O11 1 journey 111tO Ll1'lk11OW11 12l11ClS We reahzed tl1at It 1vo111d be d1f1ere11t fro111 gra111111ar school but d1d 11ot know exactly 11 hat would be ex pected of us earl1 tee11s H1111 It 1111s 1ery grat1f1111g to our new Cllgfllty to be 1dd1essed as lXI1ss or 1X1r and lt added 1'11L1C11 to our 111111orta11ee VVe felt o11rsel1 es to be tl1e obser1 ed of 111 obser1 ers espeelally ot tl1ose 1vl1o l1ZlCl bee11 lJ1ttCI'lV opposed to the sehool I don t t11111k for a t1111e at least tl1at 11e CllQ'11Jl5O111tCCl tl1e111 111 tl1e1r expeetat1ons, for we 1vere 1 hvelv lJLl11C1'l of youngstels a11d d1d 11Ot 211112115 eouduet 01115611 es 111 tl1e deeorous manner bel1tt111g 111011 sehool StL1ClL11tG Our lbfllltllhll 211111 Ollly teacher for tl1e first year, was Robert 1XlLK1S1Lk, latelv graduated fro111 tl1e Ul11VCfS1tV of Cal1for111a yO1,111g a11d full of enthu s1as111, but 11e11 to 1119 work 111d to tl1e problems co11fro11t111g 111111 XVe spent tl1e 111o11tl1s of N01 e111ber a11d Deeember lllltll tl1e hohdavs 111 tl1e VV C 1 U bllllfllllg and 1 do 11ot 1C1'I161'11lJCI' a11y tlllllg L111L1SUEillV CkC1'C11'lg l1appe11111ff 1vl11le 11 e 11 ere tl1e1 e XX e passed the t1111e gettmg aeeustomed to our 11e11 Clllt1CN 1nd beco111111g aequ'1111ted 1111111 eacl1 otl1er Hfe 11 ere all 1ery nroud and clehghted to get 111 our new 1Jll1lC11l'lg when It was l'll11Nl1CCl '111d dechcated 'lhe 1JLl11Cl1l1g 1t tl1at t1111e COl1S1NtCCl of tl1ree roo111s separated by a large 112111 Tlllllllllg' north and soutl1 ClLll'111g tl1e Hrst ve'1r all 1ec1tat1o11s were g1VL1'l 111 tl1e large roo111 O11 tl1e 11est of tl1e bu1ld111g as there was O11lV o11e elass ll1e larger of the otl1er t1vo rooms across tl1e 11111 11 as 11Ot used tl1e hrst ye 1r bllt was later O11 htted up as a el1e111 1stry roo111 1l1e smallest roo111 was used as 1 l1lJ1'21l'y w1tl1 referenee books 111 lt Afte1 tl1e hrst year benches 11 ere placed 111 1t, a11d 1t was also used as a rec1tat1o11 TOO111 kt first we NX ere ZlS91g1lCCl to seats tl1at 11 ere htted to our sue and l1e1gl1t but as tlllg 111 111a11y eases lJI'OLlgl'lt together k111dred sp1r1ts 111 111lSLl11Cf, tl1e Professor dee111ed lt Z1C1X1b211JlC to make 1 cl1a11ge He YCX OlL1t1Ol11l6Cl thlngs 111 sucl1 a 111a1111er and 1l'lbt1tUtCCl so many 11eedf11l reforms tl1at 11e 1121111611 It tl1e R1Ot -Xet a11d d1d 11ot enyov tl1e Cl1SZ1C1VZl1'lt'IgCi ar1s111v fro111 lt Yve d1d 11Ot bel1e1 e 111 lCtt1l10' t1111e hand heav 1 O11 o11r Good Professor's l121l1C1N 211161 61111631 5 b 5 b ored to keep 1118 thoughts 111 a eheerful 211111 l1LlI'l'lOf01lQ Ll1"ll1l1Cl l lVE ff 1- , N1 f' Q 1 ' 3 3151111111111 1 11513111 6411111 41,1l'X'-Ji ' N1111 11 ' I I l I , Y V xx y 1 .. . s 'v.'Y f gy ga' ' 1 ' ' . ' .7 ' . . , Y . . 1 ' 1 'Q ' ' C' 1 , 1- 1 ' 3 1' Q: 1 r si-C b s . , N N . , , . . . I . 1 .... K , . , 1 L. 1 . 1 C x s w v n A 1 -1 Y C 1 v ' ' L ' . 4 Y .e , , , , . ' 1 -f C -C K v 5.1 J 9 1 7 1 - - - 1 . A . - , ' ' 7 f - y 1 1 r x . s v v -. v , ' . C , . . . , , t' J . . Y I A Y X Y . 3 l A V K ' - ' y' 1 . 1 1 ' ' " : y 5 3 1 - K1 I . 6 n . ' . I Z . Y . S- . . . V 1 A - In those days we did 11ot consider 1ve were gro1v11 up XV11C11 we were in our lf . A 1 . se ' Q it s v v Q ,, w 5. v - . . ' c ' L, . 1 - A . . , . 1 ' ' , ' ' A A' , 1 i 'Q C - Nw .lx I . . . X 'N ,, f 9 - Y s. C , . F r , y A E . . . , , I ' si L 1 C N K 1 1 1 r ' ' . , :Y ' J .x f ' ' ' X A L Y B K' C K' AZ V N' Q A 5' ' - . , , . . A 8 . . . e , J SA .7 2 ,, . x ,, . . .X . Y . A , Y , 1. , b . ' si S I S , x C x Q W7 , xi THE ELK l",,flfll,,j,'+U all Tiff -A .1 At the beginning of the second year another mirth-loving crowd of boys and girls came in, and now our school numbered about twenty-six. An extra teacher was needed and so Miss Jane Herrick, fresh from Stanford University, came as an assistant. It soon transpired that our two teachers found delight- ful pastime, when not otherwise engaged, in arguing on the merits of their two respective colleges. From now on our principal was not the incentive of all our Jokes, but divided even honors with Miss Herrick, or "Jane" as the boys named her behind her back. In the early days of our union high school, we had what was called "the four-o'clock session." It lasted from thirty to sixty minutes after the regular day's work and two hard-working teachers donated their time without thought of extra recompense. We all attended by special invitation and finished up those things we had been too busy UQ to attend to during our study periods. l well remember also that Elias Spring, the infant of our class, always took his nap during physical geography recitation, how interesting it must have been to him, but perhaps he had acquired the habit in his more youthful days. Qur worthy professor at one time was called to his home for two or three days and left his poor assistant to our tender mercies. We all decided we would be particularly angelic during his absence, but our good resolutions came to naught when Miss Herrick brought sister Kate to help her out. Miss Kate showed plainly that she thought we were a set of young heathens and needed a strong hand over us, so the boys began to plan several things for her diversion. A tick tack was placed in the basement directly under the teacher's seat, and manipulated by a cord coming through a gimlet hole near one of the student's desks. This created quite a little fun for the pupils and annoyance for the teacher until a trip to the basement let the secret out and stopped further operations. As a crowning feat on the last day of her stay several mice were captured and kept in confinement until the psychological moment arrived. I believe it was VVilliam Duncan, our minister's son, who had the honor of turning them loose, and it certainly caused some commotion. The girls were all in the secret and while they did not particularly enjoy the prospect of mice running around wild, still they bore it bravely in the hopes that it would terrify our new instructor. just what became of the mice I do not know but l think it must have proved to be the climax, for one extra teacher did not appear at school any more and we all became as meek as lambs once again. During the first years of our high school, there were no recreation grounds, where sports could be indulged in as they are today, all around the building, the ground was bare and unadorned by tree or flower. Our intermissions were spent in merely standing around and talking or running down to the post office. For a time at least dancing was all the rage. We quite often used the hall way, or the chemistry room, before it was litted, up for that purpose. l remember one occasion when the dance proved so interesting to those of us who had locked ourselves in there, that we 'failed to note the passing of time, and when the principal finally persuaded us to open the door, we discovered that school was in session and we had to march in and face the derisive grins of those who had not attended the "party" A small part of our basement was Hoored and this was used for dancing and also for some peculiar gymnastic exercises indulged in by the girls when strictly alone. And by the way it may be worth mentioning that the pupils did not come to school in automobiles in those days, most of them came in carts driving a more or less fractions horse, those near town walked and nearly all brought their lunches. Six Xcf rg x ,W I' X -R, , , , YLHE 1uLlx fit On rainy days, and "believe me," we used to have "some" rain in the years gone by,-my father, Mr. john Duffy, used to take his two-seated covered wagon with a double team and gather in all the boys and girls in his neighbor- hood to take to and from school. We piled in regardless of numbers, the more the merrier, and enjoyed the trips in the rain very much. By the end of the second year only eight were left to form the Pioneer class of 1896. Vifhile we were not particularly remarkable in many ways, still some of us had very marked characteristics worth mentioning. Lester Ever- son was our class wit, and his interpretations of Shakespeare were worthy of a better fate than usually befell them 3 he was also quite an artist, especially when it came to drawing skull heads that would make your blood run cold with their diabolical grins. But poor Lester had one failing-he couldn't al- ways understand the latest fad in feminine apparel, and unthinkingly accused Miss jane Herrick of appearing at school in an improper garment. Freddy Sehlmeyer was our Hsweeti' boy for he was always devouring quantities of candy and as he was very generous in sharing it with the girls, it is unnecessary to state that he was popular. Arthur jenkins had one fixed rule and that was : -always to come in late. He was also quite a politician in those days and a warm champion of women's rights. l-le shared the honors with Clinton Kerby in being very gallant to the young ladies. Clinton was also clever at writing sentimental notes and kept all our hearts in a flutter as to who would get the next one. Stanley Gage was noted for his brilliant recitations, especially in his English when called on to quote from the Bible. He and Lester were kindred spirits in mischief making, and between them managed to keep life from becoming dull and stale. And what shall I say of the three girls? Eva Kerr was supposed to be extremely studious, but was not averse in indulging in some wild pranks, or even enjoying a flirtation with the opposite sex. Lelia Hunt and May Duffy were just a pair of giddy, happy girls, sharing their joys and sorrows together: they furnished the incentive for most of the jokes and pranks perpetrated by the boys of their class, but as they seemed to enjoy the most of them, no har1n was done. So ends the history of the Pioneer Class of 1896, and we hope that our friends will forget our little failings and only remember some of the "few" virtues that we possessed. --Mary liully Rhoades, Class of '96. S ul 6, 'M Stanley R. Gage CC1erkj I-Icnry L. Ehrhardt fPresidcntD John Schulze P. B. Smith George W. Lee I I , Lf-1 r 1 ' 1 - ,.,,,v5i'-H ' V fP,.wQi. ff -'fu id- TL J lid N lt Hx A Glimpse Into Our Past 1 wish that there might be hung in some conspicuous place in the Elk fwrove High School, a bronze tablet with these names inscribed upon it: Dr. J. A. McKee Julius Everson 10561111 KCFI' james T. Chinnick 10561511 1'l?1S1112l11 Alfred Coffman How many of you young people now attending this school, indeed how many who have been enrolled here during the past fifteen years, ever heard those names, or know what they mean to you? But those names should be familiar to, and held in honor by, every boy and girl who has ever attended the Elk Grove High School. It was through the untiring efforts of those men, nearly thirty years ago. that this high school, the first union high school in California, was established. Five of those men had received no higher education than that obtained in the common schools of their times, and some of them very little of that, two were foreign born. Still, they gave freely of their time and money, that this high school might be established, and the boys and girls of the country dis- tricts have the advantages of a higher education. Of the six, but one is now living, Dr. J. A. McKee, now of Sacramento, who was the first person to give serious thought and action to the establish- ment of a high school in Elk Grove. This was in the early nineties. Many parents in the community had ex- pressed a wish that such a school might be established here, and their boys and girls receive an education without being sent away from home. It was long before the high cost of living had struck this land, but times were not nearly so prosperous then, as they are now, and there were very few who could afford to send their children away to school. ln 1892, Dr. 1XlcKee had taken a few steps to arouse a general interest in a high school, but a disastrous fire occurred here that year, in which his papers were destroyed and which seriously affected several of the business men of the placeg and the matter was dropped until the following year, when Dr. NcKee's attention was called to a bill just passed by the legislature. lt was the Union High School act under which we are working today. He immediately went to work on the subject, and enlisted the aid of three other men,-Julius Everson, joseph Hasman, and james T. Chinnick, all business men of Elk Grove. These four men were able to see many people and discuss the project with them. A ln the spring of 1893, a meeting was held in Toronto Hall, and the subject discussed. They then secured the services of Mr. Alfred Coffman, a trustee of Old Elk Grove District, and a man who, though having had very little school- ing in his boyhood, took a deep interest in promoting education among the boys and girls. Mr. Coffman drove through eighteen districts, interviewing all the resi- dents and trying to convince them of the advantages that a union high school would be to their community. He asked the head of every family to sign his name to a paper, stating whether he was in favor of, or opposed to, the move- ment. Dr. McKee carefully arranged that, in Mr. Coffman's campaign. Elk Grove was kept the central point of the territory canvassed. The opposition which the recent campaign for a new high school met, viv- idly recalled -those days of 1893, when interest was waxing warm in the estab- lishment of the high school. Mr. Coffman met with many rebuffs, which sometimes really amounted to insults. Nine if 'X l if Q 'A ' X I V fi - .F jwvjwli-L, 1' Aliywj' ' L 'lf ' N, - L Q,7.'l'jl ,YJ . Wy. But his earnest work was rewarded. An election was called in each dis- trict and a vote taken on the establishment of the union high schoolg it car- ried in sixteen districts. Each district then sent a representative to a meeting held in Toronto Hall, in july, to determine the location of the new school. Naturally the people of Elk Grove felt that the site should be in their own town, first, because it was the most central point and second, because they had started the movement and carried it on. Furthermore, they knew that the success of the school depended in a great measure upon the location. But other districts bid for this. Franklinis delegate offered the Franklin Hall for a school building. Mr. Thomas McConnell offered a piece of land at McConnell's station. The delegate from Florin humorously announced that they had no site to offer, but could provide plenty of children to run the school. Many who opposed the high school had insisted that the necessary ten pupils required to open it could not be found. Then the delegates asked, "VVhat has Elk Grove to offer ?" Dr. McKee handed an envelope to County Superintendent of Schools, Mr. B. F. Howard, who was chairman of the meeting. Mr. Howard drew out a paper and read it. It was a deed of the present site from joseph Kerr to the Elk Grove Union High School. This was something tangible, it was a gift where the others were only promises. The Elk Grove Union High School had its site. Need- less to say a large majority voted to accept the donation. This result was announced by "firing the anvils" in the street. Wfork was begun on the building in the fall of that year. It was not com- pleted by the time school was ready to openg so the library building adjoin- ing the school grounds was used, when school opened the first week in No- vember with an enrollment of twenty. A three years' course was decided upon. R. T. lNlcKisick, just fresh from the University of California, now a leading lawyer of Sacramento, was the principal and faculty. The new school building was completed and dedicated in December. After the Christmas holidays, school opened in the building which it still occupies. The far reaching good of the high school was soon felt in the outlying districts. Pupils who had been indifferent towards completing their grammar school course, knowing that no further opportunity awaited them for a higher course of learning, felt a new inspiration, and immediately the number of graduates from the country districts showed a marked increase. ln some instances, pupils who had dropped out of school, returned and completed the course in order to attend high school. The high school has now far outgrown the building erected twenty-seven years ago, fand enlarged at more recent datesj and also the grounds so gene- rously bestowed by Joseph Kerr. Let us hope that Dr. McKee, the originator, and the one surviving founder, may see during his life time an adequate modern building for the Elk Grove Union High School. One of "the Pioneer Class." Ten W N Grace Denton CDomestic Science, Frenchj Clara Joslyn Cagwin CLatin, Englishj L. E. Richards QPrincipalJ H. W. Dallien CHistory, Military Sciencej Mabel Briscoe CCommercialj R. T. MacGregor CMathematicsJ ' lflevcn 1 Paul Voss fAssistant Editorj Hugh Tickler CBoys Athletics and Typistj Derril Wildanger CEditorD I Helen Mitchell Cjoke Editorj Richard Hawley CEditor of Dramatlcsj Twelve Jessie Cumpston CSales Managerl Pearl Wilson CContest Editorj Carol Stickney CGirls' Sportsj Bertha Mix CA1umni Editox-J Agnes Ring CAssistant Managerj Howard Wackman CBusiness Managerj Myrtle Hewitt CSociety Editorj Anna Lohse CExchange Editorkm- lll't THE TT 5 Ill' K if T Q-13.-mf A "2-QQyjMwp,:,"' n 4 ff1f"'W1WfQ i,.,,,p .,, 'fw- 5 X 5 A XNQXX Q r X N.. fwf li SXSA cmss 1 2 9 !1l'! , I gd 1 , , V' Q1 J . 7 THE ,in y mme . , , Senior Class Class Motto- DES REALITIES NON DES MOTS Class Colors- PEJXCOCK BLUE AND GOLD Class Flower- AMERICAN BEAUTY ROSE Class Creed- HEASY COME, EASY GO" VALE! The words we speak, the deeds we do, Are the tests by which the world tries us: The acts well done: words spoken true, Love, Faith and Health will attend us. XVith steady step and heart so gay, NVe'll follow Life's path through the Heights and depths of the toilsome way, 'While Tears, Hopes, and Joys attend us. No fond farewell, no tearful smile, To friends four years have brought you! Time sets the pace: Cheer follows, while Friends. loved ones, pals march with you. -D. NV., 'Z0. EVENTS OF SENIOR WEEK l. Baccalaureate Sermon .................................................,..,........ ......,. t Tune 13 Federated Church-Eight o'Cloclc Reverend A. G. McVay ll. Senior Play ..... .......,l..,.,.,,..,.,,,,,.,.,,,.,.......,..,.,,,,.,,.,.,......... ..,..... bl L me l6 "XYhy Smith Left Home" ' Masonic Hall-Half Past Eight lll. COMMENCEMENT EXERCISEEY .........................,........................ june 17 Invocation .................,.................................... ........... I ieverend .-X. G. McVay Orchestra Selections Salutatory ..,..,.......,..,,...,.. .,......,. l '-lelen bl. Mitchell Boys' Chorus Valedictory ....,,.,..,, ........ l Derril F. XVildanger Group of songs ......,........... .............................,........... I delen Mitchell Address Presentation of Diplomas ........ Henry L. Ehrhardt, President of Board TY. Senior liall .,................................,............................................................. June 18 Masonic Hall Fifteen THE Sixteen Q Lf 1 ELK if - , RX , A , X .ff iw? 7: .,..iW,,v wh! .inf ilk 'f'5G77y' , , 5, ,jul N' ' ' , ww. Harold Schulze Yes, loving is a painful thrill. And not to love more painful still. Myrtle Hewitt Rich man, poor man, beggar man. Which do you s'pose 'twill be? Paul Voss A man in the middle of and grave in deportment. Anna Lohse She taketh most delig and in instruments. life, austere ht in music THE Hugh Tickler XYhy stay we on this earth unless to grow? Helen Mitchell Oh, that this too, too solid flesh would melt. Thaw and resolve itself into a dew. Howard Wackman Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together! .-Xnd am like to love three more, lf it prove fair weather. Carol Stickney It is a sin to sit and grin. ELK I Seventeen THE l l w w lfighteen ELK James Adams His. a youth of labor. and an age of ease. Jessie Cumpston Patience and perseverance conquer all thmgs. Richard Hawley Much study is a weariness to the Hesh. Derril F. Wildanger "Conjuge," dixit. , I Nil opus est, Atlanta, t1b1. Fuge conjugis usumfl if I .N I X2 'l ffl '. it - gary, lv.- V "li T 'l Q Class History Wlith apologies to "K, C. B." In September, Nineteen Sixteen. Entered we as Freshmen Of. The E. G. U. H. S., and of Us. There were twenty and two Waitiiig. Fearfully to be registered. How. Proud we were of our large Class. But by ones and twos Our. Comrades began to leave us. During. The first year six promising Children. Left our ranks. Elmer Lewis Was. President the nrst Semester and He. Delivered a fiery oration at The. Freshman reception, at Wliicli. VVe had a very good Time. Jessie Cumpston was our First. Secretary, but we have Never. Kept the minutes of our Meetings. So a valuable document Has. Been lost to the X'Vorld of Art. ln February we gave a Program. Cn Lincoln's Birthday And. So Endeth the first Year. ,il.l...,..ii- VVhen we came back ln. The fall of 1917 we VVept. Because two of our boys Had. Deserted us. Later Montelle. Howard went to Sacramento. And a little while Afterwards. He went to France and Brought. Home a helmet and an lron. Cross and he almost got the Kaiser. And then Elmer Lewis Smiled. And he went away to Work. ln the station and by and By. He will be a railroad President. School was too much for Leslie Baumga And now he is Having. A better time working ln. Sacramento. But Fortune Favored. Us by presenting The. Class of '20 with a new lXfl'ember. Paul Voss, "A bright particular Star !" The biggest event of our Sophomore. Year was an April Fools' Party. Vtfhere everyone ate Chocolate. Coated potatoes and Soap. Our president was the Latin. Shark, Ora Barney, And. Ethel Everson ofhciated as Secretary. rtel. Ninctc en fp X, Y Lf-,Q THE ELK And thus endeth the second Year. The third year but Eleven. Pupils enrolled in the junior Class. But "good goods come in Small. Packages." Everett Nesche Departed. For Berkeley, and little Ora. Learned to tap the keys and Ethel. Everson joined the ranks of The. Sacramento High. But we Greeted. One new member in the Person. Of Hugh Tickler and he Was. The Professor in the Junior. Play, "A Case of Suspension." And he has kept growing Taller. Ever since, and our Play. VVas a big success at Least. Financiallyg but we are Successful. In everything we Undertake. For Hugh romped off With. All the Basketball Honors. And helped Howard to Maintain. Our reputation in Baseball. During the year we Heard. That VVanda Barnhardt Had. Changed her name to White. And she was the first One. From our class to be So. Foolish, but next Year. Jessie is going to be A. Baker. Now ever since We. Started to school we Have. Had two prima donnas In. Our class and if You. Don't tell who they are I'll. Let you in on the secret But. They are so quiet About. It that you'cl never Guess. That Myrtle Hewitt and Helen. Mitchell could sing, would You? The high "monkey-monks" For. This year were Howard Wackman. Presiding officer and Myrtle. Hewitt, secretary, and, say I. Thus endeth the third year. Joyfully did we receive In. Our midst one new member. VVhen we came back For. Our fourth and last Year. Harold Schulze flashed A. Sailor suit for he Couldn't. Wait for a discharge, he Was. So anxious to return to The. if '-X. THE ELK ffl ll' . . A . . Pleasures which he had Three. Times tried to leave. Wfe Elected. Him grand master And. Paul Voss is secretary And. He has forgotten that he was Ever. Elected. VVhenever we have A. Meeting there are twelve Voices. Tu enty-four hands and Feet. And a million ideas Present. But we all decided to Give. VVhy Smith Left Home" as Our. Senior Play and three of The. Members of the Debate. Team are Seniors And. A Senior won the Honors. In the Native Sons' Oratorical. Contest and the Seniors. Talk more than all The. Rest of the school put Together. But we like the Seniors And. We hope you do, Too. Hugh has such a long Reach. That he grabbed the Basket Ball. Captaincy this year and He. Threw so many goals In. Basketball that the other Schools. All called for step Ladders. And now he is pitcher And. Captain of the baseball Team. And Howard VVackman ls. The first baseman and He. VVears four stripes and Maybe. He ll be a general some Day. If he doesn't go into the Movies. And Richard Hawley is First. Lieutenant of the cadets And. Harold Schulze is second "Loot" And the girls are the Suffragette. Leaders and some day All. Cf our class will do Some. Thing wonderful and you Will. Remember us and Say. I knew it" but just Now. VVe are very sorry That. XVe are leaving high school. But we hope no one Else. W ill ever have to go to This. Antiquated edifice and now We. Must say "goodbye" for So. Has ended our fourth Year, I thank You. -james Lee Adams, '20, ty-oi if I U ,fx srfq1s:n,g- I THE ELK QA' ,lg ,- Ji 4 e l'N THE PRO B.-X'l'E COURT OF Tl-IE ELK GROVE UNION HIGH SCHOOL In the Matter of Estate of Senior Class 1920, deceased, and Faculty of E. G. H. S. Administratorsi PETITION vs. Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors of E. G. H. S1 ' Petitioners lt appearing that said deceased died without a will, now comes your peti- tioners and pray the Honorable Court make distribution of said Estate through the administrators of said Estate as follows, to-wit:- -1- That the Honorable Court award Hugh Tickler's extreme shortness of stature to Louise Elliott, it being easily recognized that she is much too tall at the present time. -II- I That to Mlle. Beatriz Taylor, the sagacious court award Carol Stickney's extremely beautiful and graceful dancing. -HI- That Derril XVildanger's love for wearing out fence posts on street corners be judiciously given to the extremely retiring Elwood Poston and Mildred Neves. -IV.. That 'Wilbur Ehrhardt be awarded Anna Lohse's naive and unsophisti- cated remarks, the all-wise court realizing the suitability of this petition. -V- I, Dwight Ladd, fully aware of my unprepossessing appearance, do humbly beseech the Honorable Court for a small portion of Howard VVackman's manly beauty, so that I may become a second VVally Reid. -VI- That the Honorable Court allot to Eunice Hauskins, upon hearing her earnest petition, a small part, at least, of Jessie Cumpston's "dear Lester." -VII- That to Cecil Caples, be assigned, upon the aforesaid's earnest petition, James Adam's undue aversion to feminine society. -VIII- I, Mildred lXIcCoon, do earnestly entreat the court to allow me to possess the mellilluous, clear, and bell-like tones of Harold Schulzeis voice, I fully real- izing my penchant for speaking too loud. -IX- That to Rodney Idzinga, the court award all of Paul Voss's now famous writings on Milton and kindred subjects. -X- That the court apportion to me. Lillian Sehlineyer, a part of Richard Haw- ley's overwhelming ability as an extemporaneous soap box orator on political subjects. I, Pearl 'Wilson, do solemnly and earnestly beg the learned court to make me the sole heir to Myrtle Hewitt's accurate and elucidating history recita- tions. 'T wenty-two .f,., iss! Sf f ' 1 7 THE BJ IJ lx f A -XII- I, Tessie Mary 'l'routman, sometimes known as Marvin, do humbly im- plore the most xvise of courts to give to me Helen Mitchell's position as guard on the girls' basket ball team. -Xl'll- That to the Juniors, the Honorable Court award that wonderful faculty of the Senior Class to hold meetings which are models of quietucle and order- liness. XVherefore your petitioners pray Decree of Distribution issue to conform to Section l' to Xlll inclusive herein. "ll.iXBY l1l,lSS" and N. SMITH, Attorneys for Petitioners. RHYME OF THE SCHOOL Grumbling over lessons, Dodging teachers' glances, Sneaking copied problems, Flunking in all branches, Lagging in your compos, Smashing every rule- Bless mel this is pleasant, Closing up this school! lf-loxvling when you're tardy, lN'hispering in snatches, Passing hidden missives Lest the teacher catches, Forgetting your excuses. Playing you're a fool- Bless me! this is pleasant, Closing up this school. 3 No more sandwich lunches , . . ' Swallowed in a minuteg No more 'semblv lectures f 1 n 1 1, Q QVV1Sl'llllg you weren't in itj 3 No going to the ofhee, 'Cause you broke the rule: Bless me! this is oleasant 1 1 A , ClOS1llg up this school. 'ilwenly l.lI1'0C THE fig--fps ELK :lv ' 1 1 "f V R ,'.,, x X h 1 f 1 1 flfy r K fy' 0 W f : Q ,c'lll'Xc. 1 I 4 , frail-1. ,:'f"f Q 3 -Xt QQQQSS1 ,f 'QWWQ 3 ,-xg: Avg SQ. , 4,ff,! ky? 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THE 'Fi x, -'X ' . , N' lil v iv' .N X v . 4 f, an 'N ' HUGH TICKLER The fame of this wee, Winsome laclclie, A l VVill never match up with his feet, W'hat "monk" coulcl have been the progenitor Of Hugh. our gigantic athlete? CAROL STICKNEY Oh, what could have been this child's lineage. .That fore'cr she must strike at the ball? True, in youth Carol made quite a racquet: "Vis now sairl that the score is "love all." JAMES ADAMS Down from the Llays of the ancients The art of instruction has come, And the mantle has fallen on Jimmieg Ne'er may he lose it, By Guml Twenty-fivc THE ll? i Q, i 41 1 ww P ,, M ,,,, li, K , i I .wifi Sftcweiq E 'iii'-EM -, Wi ' ' ' ' i i i X, 1 rig A K J' 5 ,R M 2 4 Ya at 4 ,1 H ffm Lx, W , -'fgxli K' qi 4 V 'fuiif xiiliff 'K 0' +2-f'!fl 1 if K ,, ,xf'iii - if., Qi , fl l 'V i ' fi 5 ,fr 1 K V' i , Q, i ll, i wr NW wr sais J il L 'K i i, Wg li f i M if Xa' MA' xg AM ,lil s l 135' i ai H 1 W W iv 5 ga ' mia Q '55-vi Nm ,viflmf as .Q 4 ,iggt-ff .Maw Qi,.,,i Q, ,, , , 2 K- fig-,IJ .V - fu , .1 1 i iv. " .. we 1, , f f p,,:' 5ggpJ.:i,:,-.., ff 1 if - ' 1 xrenty-Six f5'i1.3?L iki XXI , i X: ,UQ Wffxhq me n K f . Kiwi , ir, li: 0lj:rl J x ua l l 'Wil' JESSIE CUMPSTON Years ago was maiden Decree-d to he Clad thus in her tume Can she fail clear pride? the life of this that of a hridcg honeymoon cos- to he l,ester's HAROLD SCHULZE Ifrum the past there has risen 21 phantom Of venturcsonie, gay hueean- eers ln Harold, our heart4lJreaking sailor, Yvho moves lovely damsels to tears. ANNA LOHSE Oh, wise were the apes of the foreyeeirs. Yet, the Seniors are wiser to- day : A teacher will live in our Anna Vvlmse future is brighter thazi May. ELK THE Eu ' " ELK 1 n i 1 X xi XF- ' 1 x A , .- W QQJ Lf'iLwi M' "ii ill- A?Plff?7ll'1'1': i.siQ-L Q' alll ik: RICHARD HAWLEY The slant ol this youngsters eyebrow Is the oath hy which I do swear, That Dick will become a gen' eral, In fa. costume most Umilitairef' HELEN MITCHELL "l'is the note of an undying glory That sounds from the portlus of fame. Heard again in the lyrics of Helen, VVhose gifts from her ringlets all came. PAUL VOSS XVe stop and gaze in anmzement At the powers of this juvenile braiug Paul was born with Zl longing for learning, Can we say that his yearn- ing's in vain? l Twenty-seven THE Twenty eight DERRIL WILDANGER What's this we see in the ofe Ping? Did her forebears once hang in at tree? Oh, i-twill me not that it's truth- U v Tlgt Derril's become an M. HOWARD WACKMAN Oh, long there has been in the forming A star of wonderful fame, Dear Howard, whose acting on Broadway Will win him a coveted name. MYRTLE HEWITT A nurse we will have from our number: Fair Myrtle will succor the sickg Wherever the birdmen are dy- mg, This maid will he there with her Vic! ELK S: U AJ THE f' ELK 'lf , E1 l 'il 2 -' . ---w-- ca 523 .- A one T-1 . onmom ,un Sr i , 2'Z. ZJ"955f9f5l 'l 12 ' il , w'1!waf'f 5 "2 ' XM' vi tg 1 5 "5 f' X be J t , ,,.H4 ,gg 1 mn I CRS. -e b JUNIOR CLASS HISTORY The 17th of September, 1917 saw thirty-seven woe begone Freshmen, climbing out of different conveyances, in front of the Elk Grove High School, craning their necks in order to detect those peculiar animals called the Sopho- mores of whom they had heard so much, and who preyed upon the poor little splotches of green, as a panther preys upon a lamb. VVell, after no hindrance from these vicious animals, as 1 say, we went upstairs and found ourselves in the midst of a crowd of boys and girls, some of whom sympathized with us and some did not, as we could tell by the looks on their faces. After a while we were shown to our temporary seats, and given some books from which to study until we could buy some. About a week later the cloud burst and the deluge descendedg we were invited to a reception which was so kindly prepared for us by the upper class- 111611. However, none of us were killed, and we rather enjoyed it. During the next week the class ofhcers were elected: from then on till the end of the term we were only waiting until we could have a chance to initiate the Freshmen the following year. September 30, 1918 found thirty-five Sophomores looking forward eagerly for the time to come when we could frighten the Freshmen, but we were sadly disappointed for the lordly juniors took that wished-for privilege unto themselves. Most of the boys were ducked in the horse trough and the girls had to wear green mosquito-bar as hair-ribbons for a whole day. The class officers were elected in due time and the year flew along as though it had wings. The last day of school the student body gave a picnic, which closed the season of 1918. September 15, 1919 found only eleven juniors of the late Sophomore class of thirty-five. lt took about a week to settle down before we could do good work for our teachers. This time we helped incidentally to initiate the Fresh- men and receive them into the student body. On Friday night, April 30th, we gave four short plays, which were very much of a success, financially as well as otherwise. Twenty nine ' A. lv THE ELK fi5'3'iP."ll'. .vi . ' 'lv 'u Our present class officers are as follows: ' ....... Bertha Mix Leora Strong President ,.,..,.,,..,..,,,...,. ,.,,.. ...,,.,.,,,,...,,... Secretary ...............,...................,.,.................,. ..,............. Treasurer ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,.,.,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,..,,4,..,,,,,,..r..,,....,.,....,..... Pearl VV1lSO11 Our great ambition is to become Seniors: so we look forward to the coming year with much anticipation. H. Hooper, "21." Standing ghert to Rightj: Myrtle Wilson, Bertha Mix, Harold Hooper, Agnes Ring, Wilbur Ehrhardt, Leora Strong, Robert Murikami. Seated CLeft to Righty: Tossie Yoshida, Mildred Bandy, Pearl Wilson. Thirty N, LM , fa-Pac of A THE ELK , 1 "W1l't1.r-A ' is fl ii JGPH M M SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY 'l'hirty-six frightened persons began their high school career September 30, 1913 in Elk Grove High School. Our class ofhcers were: President ..............,....... ...,.. F red XX'ildanger Vice President ,..... .... I Dorothy Thomas Secretary .............. .... B Ielva Edwards Treasurer ...... .,... j ames Black XYe chose pink and green as our class colors and the pink caruation as our class Flower. XYe gave a program on XYashington's birthday under the direction of our class adviser, Miss Denton. On account of the inliuenza epidemic our first year was very uneventful, especially in regard to social affairs. Coming back for the term of 1919-1920 we found our class had become much smaller, having only twenty-three members. The Sophomore Class Thirty-one blames Black and in base ball by Clyde Edgington. N K I F , gig -nj -.ll" Ta ' , W Al ' Our class officers are as follows: President .,...,............................... Vice President .......... becretary ................,... ....... Treasurer ........................................ Our class adviser is Miss Denton. ELK .............A1da VVantz Marvin Troutman Dorothy Thomas ...............Ne1lie Shaw XN'e are represented in basket ball by VVinnifred Taylor, Nellie Shaw Clyde Edgington, Fred XVildanger, Clarence Schulze, Lee McNamer and Dorothy Thomas, '22 SOPHOMORE CLASS ROLL Dorothy Thomas Clarence Schulze ,Lillian Sehlmeyer Marvin Troutman Violet Ehrhardt lilmer Owen .l.1ll1LL11 Rouen ll ry: 9 .5 1 F Thomas McCain Gertrude Hewitt Charles Uomini Alda Waiitz Clyde Edgington Nellie Shaw Clarence Casey Xu Xie f 1 'lf -ifb ' 1 THE 51,35 ELK qf'jfifllf' JI I . ' Q 9 it 9. L ,L 3.41 'ff FRESHMEN. 'O -Qwbrrvocf FRES HMAN CLASS HISTORY Fifty Freshman were enrolled this year, a sight dazzling as well as terrify- ing to the so-called exalted Sophomores! This is proved by the fact that two whole weelis passed away before any definite plans for initiation were decided upon. To prepare us for the great event, the girls were decorated with numer- ous braids, curls, and delicate grass green mosquito bar, which, though cheap, has a beautifying effect. The boys were set to the no doubt beneficial, but also extremely distasteful, task of carrying wood. The grand finale was a tor- turing trial to the participants and a ludicrous spectacle to the onlookers. Of what crime were we guilty to receive such heartless treatment from the Sophomores? Shortly afterwards our class officers were duly elected: President, Henry The Freshman Class Thirty-ll'ree V "xx 3-'fllfnlfi ' THE ri ELK p,'M'3 T Alltuckerg vice president, Evelyn Lasfeltg secretary, Beatrice Taylorg treas- urer, Wilmer Brill. Mr. McGregor is our class adviser. The Freshmen are well represented in school activities. The contestants in the reading contest were all Freshmen with the exception of one. The cup was awarded to a member of our class, Vola Anchor. Nelmes Smith is on the school debating team. The Freshman boys form an important factor in bas- ketball and baseball. There are just as many Freshman girls on the girls' basketball team. The curtain of the future is still heavy, but lifting a corner, we will peer dimly into the days to come. VVe see the Freshmen of next year cowering, quailing, in terror before the stern and awe-inspiring countenances of us, the Sophomores, as we fashion instruments of torture for the initiation. We will have Revenge! -Evelyn Lasfelt, 'Z3. ' FRESHMAN CLASS ROLL Henry Alltucker VVilmer Brill Dale McCoon Mildred Neves Douglas Barton Charles Cornelius Bessie Cummings Alma Casey Velma Dillard Marfreda Doze Olive Ehrhardt Louise Elliott Earl Edwards Ruth Ehrhardt Dorothy Ehrhardt Dorothy Gerrish George I-liralora Eunice Hauskins Mildred Hooper Rodney Idzinga Evelyn Lasfelt Elmer Lee Violet McGuirk Mildred McCoon John W. Mahon Verna Murphy Byrl McCain Sibyl Owen Elwood Poston Elmer Poston George Ronk Blythe Richards Celestini Richards jack H. Schulze Nelmes Smith Catherine Stansbury Frank Shaw Perry Schulze Beatrice Taylor Edgar Tickler Aleta Voss Helen Wells Dwight Ladd Cecil Caples Harold McAnaw Alec Holden Grace Anderson Kenneth Curtright Madge Lohse Ffa' -rj THE ELK V , X' af NH? n . I pl Ml. M, w JH' egp'1J.X?' . ' ' 'Mi is L .9 li i U "Meg, V X . a is Gui' friend, the owl, has been in our midst for some time past. Like all observant spectators he sees much Zlllfl says little, for "he's a wise old owl, he's a rare old fowl"g and when I asked him what he saw and how much he heard, he cocked his sly old eye at me, chuckled softly, and said, "Tu whit, to whoo? VVho knew? who knew ?" However, after much persuasion l prevailed upon him and he replied, "To wit:- 'She's little,' but Oh! Myl' Velma Dillard leads them a pretty dance. both figuratively and literally, and the young gentlemen run a most exciting race and nearly come to blows over who shall lead her to the next dance. The high school lawn is the haunt of those who sigh like furnaces and beat their breasts and are consumed with a love that passeth understanding. There it is that Elwood and Mildred, Velma and Clarence, Beatrice and Cecil, Elmer and Mildred, Howard and Agnes, have their whispered conndences and honest confessions. 'Haill the conquering hero comesf cry all the damsels when Harold Schulze, late the pride of the navy, approaches, for his ways are so winning, his conversation so charming and his manners so delightful that they all suc- cumb. Especially to be noted among his victories are the Junior and Senior girls. This school can boast of three colonial beauties in Lillian Sehlmeyer, Louise Elliot. and Celestine Richards, who, to the great delight of big bad boys that tease, and little had boys that pull, wear long and tempting curls over their shoulders. At the debating contest Nelmes Smith reminded one of a goat among sheep, as he was a poor lone little Freshman among three grave and reverend Seniors, sitting in all their might and glory on the platform. However, he seemed not a whit abashed and held his own with honor. 'Come One, Come All,' is the motto of 'the W'ilton girls,' Violet, Velma, and Mildred. lf one of the three goes to a baseball game, the other two must Thirty-five W :EW S: .1 r r 1 hl?w"'7 Q- 1 iihl' A 1 , r even so, if one eats her lunch on the porch, the other two go and do likewise, if one gets the giggles, there is a chorus of three. Such unity of spirit is enviable. To be a class president is anything but felicitous, though it is an honor, and Harold Schulze, Senior, has struggled manfully and nobly through his painful duties. The managing of the Senior class is a difficult matter, but he has come out clothed and in his right mind. One's heart is torn with sorrow and pity when one's glance happens to light upon the pale, feeble, and attenuated mortals known to fame as Gertrude Hewitt and VVinnifred Taylor, and one feels anger at the "grind" and cease- less application to study that has reduced them to their present condition. One hopes and prays that after June eighteenth their parents will fatten the lambs and give them a more substantial and comfortable appearance. Little "Cupid" Troutman is looking for a baby-tender that he may re-learn to walk, for he has lost that priceless faculty, and now descends the stairs in rolls and bumps, and in anything but an upright position. Not long ago he fell off the bench on the lawn and his howls cleft the firmament. Regularity and punctuality are great qualities, and Mildred Nevis and Elwood Poston possess these virtues in a great degree, for every afternoon, at four sharp, they may be seen sauntering homeward, always together, never one without the other. Paul Voss is extremely witty, i. e.: One day, in study hour, he was sud- denly and completely convulsed with grief to the great amazement of his neighbors, who curiously watched him cover up his well-loved physics with a handkerchief, pet it, comfort it, and weep over it. On inquiring they learned he had discovered that his book had an appendix and was suffering excruci- ating agonies with appendicitis. -"VVho? Who ?" 6.56 Thirty-six "Mush" 1.-Kodak Sleuthg 2.-Communion Sweetg 3.-Favorite Occupationg 4--A Snapg 5.-A Rude Awakeningg 6.-Three's a Crowdg 7.-Fresh Facesg 8.-Baby Bliss: 9.-Pure Mushg 10.-The Human Flyg 11.-"Sweet, Sweet Sweeties"g 12.-The Chaperone: 13.-Shy Little Violet. H - ' ' Iirty-seven ef,- Nu l X HX! X N, p , TLHE 'w:q,,,f ' ELK flf 5?4Zi'ff2-ij 'T'V"'l'lTl" Q 19. THE ELEVENTH HOUR During the early part of November, 1918, the Division to which I belonged was located in the Lagny area, France, preparing for what was conceded would be the biggest drive of the war. 'llwenty-six divisions-six American and twenty French-were to attack Metz on November 14th, with positive orders for its capture, or isolation by an encircling movement. Because it was perhaps the most strongly fortified city in all Europe-it was all but im- pregnable-and because of its extreme value, strategically, to both sides, and especially to the Germans, it was a foregone conclusion that the utmost resist- ance would be met with and that the losses would be very heavy. Already one brigade was advancing into position and in twelve more hours would be at the front. Such was theesituation on the night of November lOth. It was known that the Germans had asked for an armistice, though not much credence was placed in the sincerity of their request. Rumor Qinsepa- rable from army lifej had it that they had no intention of signing an armis- tice, but were playing for time or, perhaps, were attempting trickery, even. Morning, however, brought the news that an armistice had been agreed to, to become effective at eleven o'clock of that day-the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. One would expect that news of that sort, on the eve of a gerat offensive, would result in an outburst of uncontrollable enthusiasm. Quite the opposite thing occurred. lt was received with calm- ness amounting to indifference. Perhaps there was a shade of relief that the greatest and most destructive war in all history was about to terminate, but there was no display of feeling. Some there were, even, who expressed the keenest disappointment that the XN'ar was not continued until Berlin, itself, were captured. This psychological state, l am told, prevailed very generally throughout the armies of the Allies and the United States. Amongst the Germans, on the other hand, the news was received with out- bursts of the greatest enthusiasm, manifesting itself in rousing cheers and abortive attempts at fraternization with their mortal enemies of a moment before, the German army had not been defeated, Germany had been saved a destructive invasion, and to many of them at that time it looked as if the Fatherland would go to the Peace table on equal terms with the Allies and their Associate. The French civilians, too, rejoiced exceedingly. Here and Thirty-eight if Xxx - ffliiififi 3' - THE 5,1 ,gli ELK Q ii if there excited groups, sublimely happy that over four years of anxiety and suf- fering were at an end, gathered to discuss the event toward which they had all been working, hoping and praying, and from young and old, alike, one heard joyous shouts of, "La guerre est finiel la guerre est l:llll6li,-Tl16 War is over! the VVar is over! "Finie, la guerre lv In another moment a "Vive la France l" would be followed by, "Vive l'Amerique !" Although the Armistice had been signed at live o'clock on the morning of November llth, hostilities did not cease at that hour, Some Divisions, in fact, actually went "over the top" after the signing, and the artillery kept up a con- tinuous firing. As eleven olclock approached, firing became more intense than ever. Even where we were-a number of kilometers away-the noise and din were well nigh deafening. More and more terrific became the cannonadingg it was hard to persuade oneself that this was the finale of the great conflict. One minute before eleven, and for thirty seconds such bedlam broke loose as to beggar description. Then there was a pronounced retard-the climax had been reached. Very rapidly gun after gun became silentg the firing became spas- modic. Five seconds before eleven, and only two or three guns barked their farewells, each desiring the final word and the distinction of having fired the last shot of the W'ar. Eleven o'clock, and all was still, oppressively so-the War was over! The little group, of which I formed one, who had witnessed the dying agonies of an old Order, remained silent, each one intent on his own thoughts. The silence was finally broken and Lieutenant Colonel Eastman translated the thoughts of all of us into words. "Gentlemen," said he, slowly and impres- sively, "this is the greatest day in the history of the worldf, -l-I. VV. Dahleen. OLD ABE "Ah, he was a wonderful bird, that Old Abe," mused grandfather as he sat before the fire place on a cold winter evening. "How he used to soar above us while a battle was on." We could see by the faraway look in grandad's eyes that he was a boy again, a boy who had even lied about his age, in order to fight that the Union might stand. "Tell us about your experiences and the old eagle which you think so much off' I ventured quietly that I might not rouse him from his dream. "Have you ever heard the story of how Old Abe became the mascot of the eighth Xllisconsin, a member of the Iron Brigade ?" o," I answered, "the children havenltg tell us about it." So he began in this way. "Old Abe, the famous war eagle, was captured by Chief Sky during sugar- making time. l-lis birthplace was a tublike nest of mud and sticks in a tall pine. Chief Sky sold his precious possession for a bushel of corn. One day la veteran said in a speech of his, that I had the pleasure of hearing, 'And for this paltry sum was a noble bird sold from freedom to captivity, from barbarism to civilization: from the murmur of the pines to the crash of battlesg from obscurity to fame' "Daniel McCann, the man who purchased Old Abe, carried him to Chip- pewa Falls, where a regiment was just recruiting for the First XVISCOHSIH Battery, he hoped to dispose of him there, but failed. The clouds of the Civil War were gathering heavily, and Nr. McCann found, as he entered Eau Claire, a company in formation. Here, Captain Perkins, of the company, ac- HN 'I'hirty-nine i g Lf THE ij,j1"'f5,j' ELIQ Y lb V 'l-N lg I cepted the feathered volunteer and took him to the front. The company was named the Eagle Regiment in honor of Old Abe who, in turn, was named in admiration for the man upon whom the hearts and minds of the people were centered. . "Old Abe was duly sworn ing the red, white, and blue badge was placed about his neck, and on his breast a rosette of the same colors. This glorious creature enjoyed war and was in his element during a battle. His flashing eyes and wild excited screams gave the men of the Eagle Company new cour- age. Throughout the whole war he suffered but a few slight wounds and re- turned home to Madison hale and hearty. In 1880, at the soldier's reunion in Milwaukee, Old Abe made his last appearance before the public. He and Gen- eral Grant were the illustrious guests at this military festivity. Wlieii the band played, Old Abe uttered his battle scream, which consisted of five or six wild thrilling notes in quick succession. "ln 1881, .just one year after his great day at the soldiers' reunion, a fire broke out in the NVisconsin State Capitol, where Old Abe spent his days. A1- though Abe gave his battle cry, the firemen were slow in reaching him, so slow, that by the time he was rescued, the smoke had seriously affected him, his breast heaved and his heart labored heavily. He survived, but thereafter ate sparingly and his eyes lost their lusterg his strength failed. "Qld Abe had some characteristics which made him the most individual bird in history. He witnessed the saddest years in the history of the United States, when the union was wavering. Today, because of the above facts, Old Abe is known and revered throughout the world." Thus ended the story and we all slipped off to bed. -Jessie Cumpston, '2O. RIVALS IN LOVE Everybody in Ardmore, a small town in Texas near the Trinity River, knew of the rivalry between Calister and Biggles. And everybody enjoyed their little episodes. So far as Miss Alice Davison was concerned, they seemed to be running about so-so mostof the time, with an occasional "head of advantage" for Calister, and then again a sudden forge ahead for Biggles. The least concerned seemed to be llliss Davison herself. For she was something of a flirt and the belle of Ardmore. The rivalry between Calister and Biggles was not a mean affair. They were quite good friends, or at least had not come to blows, or to anything worse than angry words. Yet, they would not hesitate to resort to the most laughable tricks to defeat each other. It was an unanswered question in Ard- more what the rivals would think of next. The only deep feeling the inhabi- tants had, was the regret that if she married either of them, the zest of life would cease for the interested spectators. Matters were about even when one morning the town awoke to learn with horror and regret that Calister was drowned. He had had an engagement to take Miss Davidson sailing on the Trinity River in his small cat-boat. But Big- gles, with his usual unscrupulous cunning, cut some rope, told Miss Davison that the aforesaid boat was unsafe, and took her in a gasoline launch. Calister was angry, of course, but he went back to the boat-house, and got his fishing tackle and canoe to go fishing. He rowed a long distance down the river, fished a while, and was pulling away toward Ardmore again when a log got in the way of his canoe. The latter slid its nose up in the air and turned turtle, leaving poor Calister splashing in the water, so it happened that he reached the opposite shore from Ardmore, soaked and cold. Not a house was in sight Forty sud Y 2 X' T HE gi"flN -I ELK Li: 'nb .X 155' it V t rllfx ' V f tus, but there was, however, a row of freight cars on a siding. I-Ie pulled his wet clothes off, put them over some rocks to dry, then crawled into an empty freight car to gain shelter from the wind. At last he grew sleepy, curled him- self in the corner of the car, and, unfortunately, went to sleep. VVhen he woke he found that it was growing dusk. A queer sensation came over him, and he rubbed his eyes, staring out of the car door. Instead of the Trinity River he saw an unfamiliar landscape of beautiful farming coun- try. Only one track was visible. Then the truth dawned upon him. VVhile he had been sleeping soundly, the empty cars had been hauled out to a country station to be loaded with farm produce. To make any attempt to picture the emotions of Calister would exhaust the English vocabulary. I-Ie was cold, he was hungry, and it was dark. SO, taking the last look around to be sure he could walk in the shadows, he struck out for the lonely little station up the track. But when he reached it he found that it was locked as tight as the United States Treasury. Hunting around he discovered four meal sacks: with the aid of some bailing wire, that he came upon in the side yard, he made for himself a suit of clothes. Witli his bare feet and arms sticking out of this absurd outfit, he made for a light glim- mering in the distance, trudging grimly along, gritting his teeth, his face nery red with rage. Soon he heard a bark, a growl, and a loud curse, and a man rushed past him out of a barn. A combat ensued between the dognand a tramp. The tramp had thrown his pipe in the loft just before he left, and in less time than it takes to tell it, the hay was on fire. Calister tried to extinguish the flames with his hands but to no avail. He heard shouts and saw two men run- ning toward him. To Calister's surprise and indignation two heavy hands gripped his shoulders. "Ye blamed tramp l" snarled the farmer. Calister tried to clear himself but he might as well have explained to a stone wall. They laughed and told him to tell that story to the police. When he heard the heavy door of the jail slam behind him he fumed with rage. He looked about trying to find a way to escape. It was useless. Morning came and with it his breakfast and the constable. "VVhat did you say your name was ?" asked the constable. "My name," he said viciously, "is James Biggles. I live at Ardmore, on the Trinity. Telegraph the postmaster." Calister thought he knew what he was doing. Biggles had an office in Austin, and left Ardmore usually on an early train. The telegram was sent. "Postmaster, Ardmore: "Tramp arrested here. Claims to be james Biggles of Ardmore. "Hiram Hatches, Constable." And in due time the reply came back: "Impossible blames Biggles hasn't been away from Ardmore and is with me now." "Here you,', cried the constable when he returned to the lock-up. "You lied. Read this!" Calister read. The next afternoon Mr. james Biggles presented himself to Constable I-Iatches. "I understand, sir, that you have a prisoner who claims to be James Biggles. Here is my card. I am James Biggles !" They walked to the door of the lock-up. The Constable threw it open. "Biggles," cried Calister, rushing forward. Biggles froze. . "This man has lied," he said to the constable. "I-Ie is not James Biggles, for I am he. He is not Harry Calister for he was drowned in the Trinity three days ago. This fellow-I never saw before." Forty-one Sf. L! I PHE jp.i,ll.iiiQlS.i.Ig ELK i'lfQ1'? A R W A5 , , "l ' A - Calister turned purple. "jim, don't forsake ine," he wailed. 'Tll never play another trick on you." Biggles was walking away. The constable, puzzled, looked first at Biggles, then at Calister. He leaped at Biggles and hurled that astonished gentleman into the lockup with Calister. UI think I've captured a bunch of crooks that work together. You'll both stay there until I know more." The door banged and the two rivals in love were left together. "You're a :line one." growled Calister. "Wliere did you get that suit P" taunted Biggles. "NVhat did you get in here for, you idiot P" demanded Biggles hotly. "Now I'ni in a fine hx. And I've got to take Alice to a party tomorrow night." Thus they quarreled and wrangled, while the constable was sending a tele- gram to Ardmore! "Two men claiming to be Harry Calister and james Biggles locked up here. Wliat do you know about them PM Another weary day passed. And then a tall, well dressed man presented himself to the constable and said that his name was Davison and that he would like to see the two prisoners called Calister and Biggles. "Mr. Davison !" cried both. prisoners. "Yes," said Mr. Davison. "Constable, that one is Calister and that one is Biggles. "Now Pd like an explanation of all this. There is some devilment about it. Wliicli one of you knows where Alice has gone P" "Alice! Gone P" "Yes, gone. She left a letter saying she was going away with the man she loved, but she didn't give his name. There are three young men missingg you, Calister, and you, Biggles, and Ed Green. "Ed Green, the son of the oil king PM H'Y'eS.?7 "VVell, I don't know anything about Alice," said Calister. "Nor L' said Biggles sadly. "Then it must be Green," mused Mr. Davison slowly. "Biggles," said Calister, "the war is over. We might as well be friends." "VVe might as well, it's the only thing to do," replied Biggles. So three sad nien went home together and Ardmore had its last big laugh. -Louise Elliott, '23. MR. SPLASHER-K. P. Mrs. Splasher had gone on a vacation. Before leaving she had informed her husband concerning the household duties to be performed. They were so few and so simple that they required little time and trouble, and Mr. Splasher was delighted with his "recreation," as he called it. The hrst night he hastened to his suburban home, planning to have an enjoyable time getting supper. First, he energetically put on a kettle of water and then looked in the cup- board and ice chest. He found: One pint of milk, a steak, a small lump of butter and one cold potato. He decided to fry the steak and potato, have gravy, prepare sago pudding and coffee. The water in the kettle hacln't started to boil, and he discovered that he had forgotten to light the gas. When he touched a match to it, the flames shot up into his face and singed his eyebrows and mustache nearly off. But he wasn't going to let that frighten him. Oh, no! . Thereupon he went bravely into the dining room to set the table. VVhen he came back to the kitchen, he found the floor partly covered with water. Forty-two li'-If iv ' "fwiw,,g'ffL f-.ffl THE ELK 1 Q' lltlv: 'll i I He supposed a water pipe was leaking, and so he called for a plumber. The latter arrived and, after a few moments' search, he discovered that Mr. Splasher had neglected to empty the dripping-pan under the ice chest. After laboriously wiping up the water, the would-be housekeeper con- tinued to cook his supper. The coffee was made, the pudding was simmering gently, and the skillet was hot for the steak. But when Mr. Splasher dropped the meat in, some of the lard splashed into the fire, and in a moment the whole frying pan was ablaze. I-Ie burned his hand, while distractedly running to the sink with his small conflagration, and gave vent to his feelings. Upon looking around, he saw the pudding boiling over. He hurried for a pang the mixture filled that pan and he ran for a second, a third, a fourth, and still another, until it had filled all the pans in the house. In perplexity he read the recipe again and found out his mistake. It required one third of a cup of sago and he had used a whole cup. The coffee was all that was successful, and so he went to the bread box resignedly to see what he could find. Poor Mr. Splasher's supper consisted of a "sinker" and a cup of coffee. The pile of unwashed dishes which confronted him looked as if he had served a regiment. In disgust he hunted for the soap and found a box which he thought contained soap-powder. Desperately he poured a whole cupful into the dish water only to have it stick to his hands. The box read, "starch" After washing the dishes, he sat down to read the evening paper. In about ten minutes, the clock struck half-past eleven, and with a yawn he prepared for bed. just as he was climbing in, the cat howledg he had forgotten to put it out. He went down stairs and stumbled around trying to find "the blamed cat l" I-Ie finally lit a match only to see Tom following behind him. The clock sounded the half hour after midnight when Mr. Splasher settled into bed for the night. It was an unusually long night too, for he had for- gotten to wind the alarm clock and slept two hours overtime. Before going to work, he sat down and wrote his wife a few words. The note read: "Dear wife: Housekeeping is a 'snapf I cooked supper in ten min- utes and enjoyed the rest of the evening playing solitaire. Don't hurry home." Grinning, Mr. Splasher dropped it into a mail box. -Violet Ehrhardt, '22. THE ADVENT OF WOMAN In the hazy mist of bygone years, In the embryo stage of the world's career, From the nebulous slither of cosmic dust, That enveloped a young worldls outer crust, God took a handful, when time began, And after his image fashioned man. He gave him sunlight and the stars, And all the planets from Earth to Mars. Here Adam lived, life a glorious paean, In a garden of bliss-till Woman came! Well, Ma'am, everything changed after that, for that is when cosmos ended and chaos began. In spite of the fact that poor Adam donated a few ribs to the good cause, so that Eve could come into being on this eccentric sphere, she was always rubbing it in about how superior she was to the male popula- tion of the earth at that time. She seemed to ignore the fact that Adam was there first and, if it had not been for a kind condescension on his part, she would have to run around without her full quota of ribs. She said that he Forty-three XA! f. f' If ---- v- GAG ' Wllflllllll 5-7 gif!! K g'.pu,q, fiillllfi' A e--w . Qrkwvlxf . 1.,g' wl was the most conceited man on earth and that she Wouldn't have anything to do with him at all, and refused to sew buttons on his primeval garments of ligleavesg so that Adam presented quite a dilapidated appearance when com- pany was present. In spite of the fact that she was so neglectful about her housewifely duties, Adam patiently overlooked her shortcomings much after the fashion of modern man. Says he, "I gave her a chance to make good, and she has been raising Cain ever since." VVith those words he went over the path to the tree of forbidden apples and plucked down a nice big juicy one and took it to his worser half as a token of husbandly surrender. -Joseph Brugler, 'l9. , A MAN "Wl1at a piece of work is a man! how noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form and moving how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the para- gon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? man de- lights not me." FOR A Man Is Always:- Astoundingly asinineg Barbarously belligerentg Consummately conceitedg Dangerously diabolicalg Eternally exasperatingg Fervently fickleg G-racefully gallantg I'I'everlastingly hungryg Invariably inferiorg Justinably jealousg Knoyvingly knavishg Laughably learnedg Miserably mercenaryg Necessarily noisyg outrageously orclinaryg Personally peculiarg Quaintly queerg Really romantic 3 Sedulously selfishg Transcendentally tautologicalg 'Undisguisedly uncouthg 'Vulgarly vaing Wliimsically wheedlingg Xantliically xantheing Yearningly youthfulg Zealously zestful. -Ama N'Ater. Forty-four v V ic .,.,,I.g, v A fry I "FOR THE LOVE OF ST. PETER!" St. Peter one day decided to come down from the sky to see how matters were progressing below. Lest the people on earth should recognize him, he donned a large black cloak, a white beard, and a shabby hat to cover his hoary hair. Enveloped in a cloud of mist, he soon reached the earth. After traveling about for several days he came, just as dusk fell, to an old house, situated on the outskirts of a large forest. Here was shelter for the night: so he knocked at the door and was immediately received by an old woman, who introduced herself as Mrs. Harley. After conversing with her about this, that, and the other thing, he went to bed, and was, the next morn- ing, shown great hospitality by his hostess. "You have done me a great service. Any wish that you desire I shall ful- fill," he said on his departure. "Ah, good sir," the woman replied, after thinking a while, "I fear that it is impossible for you to fulfill my wish, but I will tell it anyway. My pear tree, the tree you see yonder, is my life and joy, but every year, when the pears are nearly ripe, the neighbor boys pull them off and eat them, so that when I wish to get some, they are gone." "I will cure those boys," St. Peter announced after a moment's considera- tion. Then he departed. The following year, when the pears began to ripen, she saw several small boys going towards the tree, as they extended their hands and touched the delicious fruit. she perceived that they couldn't let go. They strained and struggled until pity moistened the old woman's eyes, and she cried aloud, "For the love of St. Peter!" Immediately the boys were released, and ran away to a place of safety. Everybody, from now on, who laid hands on that tree, was forced to writhe until the words, "For the love of St. Peter !" were uttered by the woman, after which they were instantly free. One day as the woman was sitting at the window, Death, armed with his sickle, knocked at the door. Mrs. Harley, not knowing who it was, opened and permitted him to enter. "Come with me," he said. As he uttered these words, she at once realized her danger and looked at him in startled fashion. "I have, however. one request, before I go with you," she answered. "See that pear tree? Go, fetch me one of those big juicy pears." After some arguing he went, and as all the other intruders had done, he clung to the fruit. All his desperate attempts to get free were futile and he hung there for many years. People were wandering about, headless, broken hearted, wasted by disease, suffering from broken bones, waiting in vain for Death. Cries of agony were heard everywhere, and at all times, far and near: there was no fear of Death. The earth became such a desert wilderness of woe that the woman was unable to suppress the charm any longer and slowly whispered, "For the love of St. Peter!" Death was forthwith liberated and with Mrs. Harley leading, followed by an army of sufferers, St. Peter con- ducted them to the gate of their celestial abode. -Anna Lohse, '20, Forty five- 0- L ' -, ' J TH 11: F' EL It jxillnigxwjj ealiflilf W I , 'WW THE SOLILOQUY OF A BASEBALL I was disturbed so abruptly from my comfortable nap, that I was certain there was an earthquake. Then a very excited-looking creature snatched me roughly from my box and examined me closely. "This ball is a dandy !" he shouted to the other boys. But instead of handling me with care, as I had thought all prized possessions were treated, he threw me swiftly through the air, a proceeding which almost took the breath out of me. Soon I stopped with a jolt in a mass of leather. I was extremely grateful, because it pro- tected me from a serious injury. I can still remember that first thrilling sur- prise, and how frightened I was. I remained there only a short time, hardly long enough to know where I was, when I found myself sailing through space with even greater speed than before. To show that I was offended, I fell straight down this time. One of the monsters thought it was his fault, and I heard him say, "Next time I'll put more force into it." I wished then that I had been good. However, I was beginning to enjoy 1ny lightning-like trips when another cruel biped hit me a painful blow with a bat QI learned its name laterjg I found myself near the clouds, and came down more slowly this time. Landing in the not too soft leather I was saved from another dreaded fall. At the end of the next journey I hid in a clump of grass, not because I didn't enjoy my excursions, but because of the pain caused by the strikes. I rested there quite a while when I heard some one say, "VVe must find that good ball." Thereupon I was picked up and the next time I wasn't hit with quite so much vim, but I struck the ground a little harder. Some one shouted, "First !" Even then in all my distress, the wretch had no mercy and rolled me rapidly over the rough ground, which surely wasn't a very efficacious remedy for my bruises. Immediately I was much surprised when a huge brute sat on me there and almost completely buried me. This, seemingly, didn't bother the barbarian, but another young savage picked me up and hurled me harder than ever. I wondered why I was encountering all this harsh treatment. Then I couldn't hear myself think, for the boys were shouting like Comanches, "We won, we won I" A kind boy lifted me from the earth gently enough, only to throw me care- lessly in with the crowd of other baseball folk. I-le didn't even wish me a speedy recovery. That night at the baseball conference, we balls talked about the number of games we had won and lost. VVe thought it was ridicidulous for those youthful harum-scarums to claim all the credit for the victories, and not to give us any thanks. "I wonder if those boys realize how many games they would win if it were not for us balls?" one of my friends ended by remarking. -Pearl Wilsoii, '21, A SENIOR SEANCE One Act Farce Scene: Room 4, Elk Grove Union' High School. Time: Any noon hour. Enter Derril, I-Ielen and Jessie. QAll take various seats in 1'ear of room. I-lelen unfortunately flops into the one which collapses easily.j Jessie-VVell, here we are again. ' Helen-Yeh! what's the light going to be about this time? Derril-O, a mere trifle, simply the selection of our play. Helen-Good night! VVe might just as well make ourselves comfortable. Forty-six il LJ! I Sp , X1 THE ELK ll ll? I We'll be here all night unless the janitor kicks us out. Enter Paul and Richard. Richard- L-and I tell vou that when a few more of these States hold their primaries, you won't be crowing so much, I- ljaul-Bah! NVhat about Nebraska and New jersey and North Dakota. Ya can't get awav from it. Jessie Qdespairinglyj-They're at it again! Helen-Separate 'em before the feathers begin to Hy. fLoud crash is heard in hallj Derril-Clear the way, here comes Carol. Enter Carol Chat on one side of head, racquet in handj. Carol-Make it snappy: I'm freezing on the fifth set. lF'aul-If you'll o round un the others, we'll make it sna w D all ri ht. unter ugi unci in ianc . r HlClgl'lilj Hy g Richard-Hail! little bright eyes! Some head you've got, brought your lunch I see. Hugh-Yes! I Figured that after two minutes of this meeting, I'd be in need of a few refreshments. Enter Howard fdragging Harold by the coat-tailj. Howard-VVell, I guess we're all ready to proceed: here's the president. Harold-The meeting will please come to-- l--lugh-Shut up! VVe ain't all here yet: l've just counted 'em and there's two missing. Richard-l'll go get 'em. frisesj Helen fpushing him downj-You will notg if you ever get out of this room, you'll get to thinking about a new argument for Hoover and you'll forget to come back. fllvlyrtle and Anna appear at the door.j Anna-Are we late? a Howard-Oh not at all. In fact you're regular little early birdsg always were. l-laroldf'llhe meeting will please comel v ' Carol Crising and shouting out of windowj-W' hat set now, Smitty? Helen Cgrabbing her skirt and pulling her into seatj-For Pete's sake! l,et's go, I want to get home for at least Five minutes this noon. Harold-The purpose of this meeting is to select a Senior- Hugh fwaving a half-eaten sandwichj-Hear! hear! I move we give "Comus.', Howard-'l'here's no getting around it. 'llhink how classy the name would look on the posters. People would think it was some new kind of a breakfast food. .lessie-Yeh! "Comus, there's a reason." Paul Cvoice rising above the babel!-and I ask you, Richard Hawley, where there is a better man than Johnson? Richard tin still louder voicel-and l ask you to show me one thing that .lohnson ever did for this State. Omnes-Choke ,eml Choke 'em! Harold--Order! Order! Helen Qstanding on cleskj--Mr. President, I rise to point of order. There ain't no such an animule. Derril-Now, let's be sensible. VVe must select a play and it's got to be done right away. Carol Qrushing to the windowj-VVhat set are they playing now? Fort s ven L! . X- I Xf ?"l'f,5,"'fU L.. THE ,,jy,jj'f, ELK I . Wifi'- .,- J . Harold-Now let,s sit down and be sensible. QEveryone sits down with a crash, leaving Harold standingj Hugh Qendeavoring to speak with mouth fullj-Sit down ya'shelf, your tha only one thas sthandin'. Voice Cfrom outside below the windowj-Goin' on, Carol? Goin' on? QCarol jumps up, kicks over her chair, grabs racquet and rushes out, after accidentally knocking a piece of cake from Hugh's hand. Distant tinkle of glass heard.j ' V Myrtle-There goes the door. 'That's the third time she's broken it this Vear. Harold-We will now proceed with the regular business of selecting our play. Has any one any suggestions to make? Howard-I suggest that some one make a suggestion according to the sug- gestion suggested by our President. Richard-I suggest we adjourn until some further date, which, of course, will be suggested by our President. Voice Qfloating down from upstairsj-Oh-h, An-na, come and play the drum in the orchestra. Anna-The suggestion is a good one. I'll go. CExit.j Paul Cto Richard, voice rising above the noisej-To show you how cock sure I am, I'll bet you ten dollars that Johnson wins. Howard-I raise the ante one cent. Do I hear a second? Derril-It is absolutely imperative that we get our play copies sent for this week. Now the committee thinks- Hugh fbreaking inj-Hey! Helen, what time is it? Helen-It's high time we put in the riot call, I think. Derril- -the committe thinks- Howard fsweetlyj-Really now, does the committee actually ever think? Derril- -that they have found- I-Iugh-That reminds me. I lost that "two plus" that I had framed. I was saving it for a souvenir. Did any of you kids find it? Derril Qundisturbedj- -just the right sort of- Paul Qvoice rising above confusionj-I'll tell you how we'll manage it. I'll have Big Tick draw up a contract stating the amount of the bet. Hugh fpounding on deskj-I say, you hear me, don't you? Has anyone found that "two plus" mark that I lost? Voice foutsidej-Say, Tick, if we are going to play Courtland today, you'd better come out and get warmed up. Hugh-That's so! fhastily gulps a whole piece of pie and exits, stepping over four rows of seats, voice growing fainter and fainterj. Shay, now, if ya find that "two plus," jus' lemme- Howard fsadlyj-VVell, there's another nut gone. The old f'livver's break- ing down. Myrtle Cto jessiej-And can you believe it? I saw him with his arm around her. Derril Qevidently having been talking all the timej-The play is a good one, has lots of pep and- I-Iugh's voice Coutside, under the windowj-Say, you poor prune of a first- baseman up there, do you think yer Ty Cobb the Znd? Howard fleaning out of the windowj-Tut! Tut! my boy, I'm so good, I don't need any practice. However, I'll do anything to please the baby. fGrabs hat and exits, tripping over Paul's foot.j Paul-The big bum! He stepped on my pet corn. Forty-eight X ,J 1 THE ELK Jessle fto Myrtlej and xx hat d1d you do xx hen he sald that? Derr1l fC0lllI11'lll11lg OI'Z1f101l There are enough people In the cast to exact ly fit the class and Harold f0'l3.I'lllg at Paul and .RlCl13.l'ClD If you txxo xx ould shut up, maybe we d get through rn t1me to go home tonxght Helen Say I nex er saw such a gang Harold Order' Order' you krds Order' Helen All r1ght Ham and for 1111116 JCSSIC Paul xx 1ll take some stexved Hoox er a la ohnson Derr1l the scenery can easlly be managed Myrtle Speakmg of eats Ive got to take home some dog lJ1SCll1t t Iessrej Gert read rn My Secrets of Beauty that lt xx as '1 great reducer Paul fxone prtthed on hrgh keyj Iohnson has the nommatlon 'ts good Helen Drag hnn out' Drag h1m out' I'ess1e St1Ck1I1g head rn the doorj Mather Field xv1shes to speak to M159 exvltt Fee hee' Harold O just look at Cup1d a1n t he sweet? there Exlt hastrly slammmg the doorj Helen Qshoutmg after herb Gxve h1m my love' Derrrl cS1tt1l1g doxxn xx 1th '1 bang I'here' noxx Im through I would have my say and I d1d Helen Noxv that we h xve heard the report I IT1Ot1OI1 xve adjourn essle I second the moxe Harold lt has been moved and seconded that xve adjourn all those Derrll mterruptlngj but yxe hav en t declded Harold Qcontmumgj m favor, sax Aye' Helen and TC"iS1C Aye' fI'1l8.li11lg for the door Fmt all but Paul and R1chard Paul No' 'No' I tell vou that you are txvrsted Johnson xv1ll carry thls state by R1chard You heard me' I asked xou xvhat Johnsons war record was, and vou are '11r'ud to CURTAIN H M Z0 MAMMA' Coquett1sh co eds 111 fluffy dehcately tmted r'ument Jox ous greetmgs of mothers and fathers by exerted youngsters who sought to m'unta1n the drgmty of elghteen or twenty years snatches of conversatlon rah rah box s sportmg f'1ntast1c caps and gaudy ties COl'll1TlL'lIl1C2ltCCl to the live senses the nnpresslon of a gala day Every june thls scene wx as repeated on the campus of Eldrldge LHIVCYSIIV lt xx as the dax of days for the long suffermg Semors 'lhrough the S3.1.11'l'E6I'1l'10' merrx crowd '1 man Cl1St1l1gl1lQl'lLCl not so much by h1s easv bearmg or hrs xvell groomed appearance, as by 'tn expanswe hall fellow well met snnle strolled 1dly Caxton' How are vou my boy P" Our man of cheerful aspect was accosted by an old frrend and a hearty handshake Wfell Well, Dargent' Wlnere d1d you l1"L1l from? I was just gomg to look you up You re lookrnd f1t as a flddle I m feelmg pretty gay myself today but not so much of a boy as I was fifteen veaxs ago Eh what' ' Forty mne fp ' , 1 'X' 'vida Y. 'ul "Qjj',ax'f'r, fp :lla AN ,i6.',':g R . I, -- C . r V . . D- . , ' - . c D . c . c - I T 7 I I . c , . . . .-.. C , Y ' S il T l 1 1 Y , ' 1 , T , c L T . hi C 'YI .I n I 7 C J 1 1.1 ' C Y - C ' :, .' ' - ' ' . Q o ' 7 ' N 77 ' ry . C 1 . . . 7 .x J. x . --V C . . L 3.S , .- . fb. : b ' . . . .. C . - f - . . H ' . ' . . . b . , T J r ' Myrtle Cblushingj-Oh! I-I-I-er, that is, really. Tell him I'll be rrght . . . VV Y. C D-, v V , Q - I Q V , . I . Q 1 L- c .I 3 c ' D : I 1' . . --. c 'V . C . - . 5. 1 i- 1 n C 1 - J i V - is 'V f C -I C I cl 7 T . ., . C6 H V . - Q . , . C - . C. , . if . .i I I . c l , : X X , it C - 37 -ir . . K. C , c '. 'l f lc c c Y ' ' r ' I at cj t xv -X A ' ' . , . Y 5 . . . A w . . . 25' ' ' C ' I . . , r ' - C C - 9 - - - , U H . J , . 61 . 1 n I n , , c b ' . , c . . 1 G 1 - - , 9 , ' c J . . , ' . ft' fr ' x ' Byrd, i f, e , THE F ELIx Aj' it ,i 4 ,lsr 4 , X "In that case you probably manage to keep out of jail," Dargent interjectecl humorously. He was a tall, seriously benignant gentleman, who peered near- sightedly through tortoise-shell-rimmed glasses. "How's the Mrs.?" inquired Caxton. "IVell--ah-I believe she is very well. I didn't-ah-bring her this time. But my daughter is with me and-er-I should-ah-like very much for you to dine with me tonight and meet her." Dargent spoke rather hesitatingly as if hardly knowing what to expect next. "Delightedl But I can't come until about eight-thirty, as I've got to see old Ralston before I leave." ' "Urn-well-er-l think that'll be all right. You know we are staying at the Fairmont." lt was quite evident that something was weighing on Dar- gent's mind, that he was unable to express some thought or feeling which demanded utterance. After exchanging a few commonplaces the two men separated, Caxton chuckling mischievously to himself as he continued his leisurely walk. From afar drifted fugacious flashes of jazz music. Betty stirred restlessly in her softly-upholstered porch chair. Dargent and Caxton were engaged in an animated contest of memories. "Those were happy times!" sighed Caxton, reminiscently. "Didn't you ever do anything funny?', asked Miss Betty, concealing a yawn. "I guess you've heard all these college yarns, Miss Betty. Seems as if I and Bob Ralston were always up to some trick," observed Caxton, turning to Dargent's daughter. "VVere you, really? Didn't father ever do that sort of thing?" asked Betty, her interest aroused. "NVell, no, not exactly." f Caxton laughed. nllut you were the unhappy victim once in a while, weren't you, Dargent?" Again Caxton laughed heartily. "Er-ah-did you see Ralston tonight? How, ah-um-well, how long is he going to be here ?" stammered Dargent. "Yes, I had a chat with l1im and we walked over to Rand Street and saw the old frat house," replied Caxton. "Guess it won't be there much longer. Do you remember-" "Really-ah-you must excuse me, Caxton, I just thought of a message I should have delivered to the night clerk. I shall endeavor to be back directly." "I rather fancy that your father is suspicious of me, Miss Betty," remarked Caxton as his friend retreated hastily down the hotel veranda. "Oh, I just know you've got a story to tell me," sparkled Betty, clapping her hands. "It's a wonder you haven't heard it before. Believe me, you could not have lived long in Bancroft without being familiar with it. It seems to have an un- dying fame hereaboutsf' ' "Maybe mother didn't know about it," suggested Betty, wheedlingly. "VVell, if she didn't, Bob Ralston was never in hot water once in his life. You see it was like this. NVhen I started to college my mother was afraid I'd get the measles or something like that and neglect to tell her about it. She was awfully foolish about her only chicken and spoiled him to death. Her college chum, whose husband had been a college professor, lived here in Ban- croft: so mother put me under her wing. This lady,-we'll call her Mrs. X.,- Fifty 1-ji I, , .f, , 'tif ' I . , PHE EL In rx stil.- elgi il r i,3lg,lkf'f - :wwf had a very pretty daughter, Sue, considerably older than I or my clique. She was a 'college widow' and, of course, popular with the boys. ' "I had a big, cozy room with French windows overlooking the porch. My chum, Bob Ralston, spent more time with me than he did at the frat house. We were always teasing Sue about her numerous beaux, but we derived an infinite amount of pleasure in playing pranks on a young professor, whose 'absence d'esprit was remarkablef and who was quite an attentive and ardent suitor. Incidentally, Bob and I were in his botany class. "W'e invited them to go to a first-class show one night and Sue nearly died of mortification because of our audible comments concerning the resemblance of the villain to the professor. "Then we parodied 'The Bull Frog on the Bank' and sang forty-'leven verses to her whenever we got a chance. VVe never entertained the professor with our grand operag however, I think some of the verses went like this :- Oh, the damsel on the step Ah, the teacher loved her trueg The teacher called the damsel His woozy-oozey-oo! Says the lover to the maid Oh, how I love you, dearg The maid, she said, "You are too fresh," Her eye then dropped a tear. "VVhy, I'm sure I've heard mother sing that song," interrupted Betty. "Perhaps you have," asserted Mr. Caxton. "Things were getting pretty fierce," he continued. "VVe worked night and day hatching up new schemes to torment Sue and her admirer. One particu- larly beautiful spring evening when the lamp in the sitting-room burned low and sympathetically, we put an alarm clock under the settee. When it went off the Professor jumped a mile, grabbing at his coat tail, and Miss Sue climbed upon a chair and hollered bloody murder. The professor gallantly assured her that she was eminently safe under his protectiong and the next day she accused me of complicitv in the plot. I would admit nothing, but Bob and I resolved to lie low for a few days. "Une hot evening Bob and I drew my lounge up to the front window and dropped our lazy lengths on it with a thud. It was a languorous, dusky, mys- tic night late in spring and we felt indolently indisposed to talk or even to think. Mrs. X. was dining out and Sue had gone to mail a letter. In a few minutes the latter returned with the professor in tow. , " 'Let's stay out here: it's too hot inside,' ,Sue suggested. "So they seated themselves on the top stepaof the porch, almost directly in front of our post of observation. They carried on a low-toned conversation: so we were not at all guilty of eaves-dropping. However, they occasionally raised their voices and now and then we could hear a detached dialogue. At length the professor, overcome by the charms of the lovely Sue, must have become a bit indiscreet. " 'Behave yourself! I'll call mammal' cried Sue, and there was a scuffle and suppressed laughter. " 'Mammal Mammal' cried Sue, but in vain, for of course 'mamma' was beyond range of hearing. "Evidently Bob had an inspiration. He grabbed me and nearly doubled up in a spasm of silent laughter. I entered readily into his plans, and that night Fifty-one THE 'T' ELK the telephone in our room buzzed for about two hours, Bob and I working systematically in relays. "Probably a class has never assembled so promptly nor behaved in so orderly a fashion previous to roll-call, as the botany class did the following morning. The professor stalked to his desk, searching with his right hand absent-mindedly in his pockets for his notes, which he was holding in his left hand. He could hardly believe his eyes when he saw Bob assume the char- acteristic pose of a yell-leader. "As one man the class roseg as one voice the boys shouted, 'Mammal Mamma . Betty gurgled with delight and amusement. "Oh, how funny! But who was the professor and did he marry Sue ?" She was consumed with curiosity. - "VVhy, of course they were marriedf' responded Caxton. "Oh, here comes your father." "I-Iave you got it all out of your system ?" asked Dargent shamefacedly, but with an air of relief. "Yes, but Miss Betty wants to know who the professor is," smiled Caxton. The professor blushed and grinned. I! H "Oh daddy, it was vou !" and Betty shouted with youthful and spontane- 7 1 ous merriment. -D. F. VV., '20. AN ODE TO X Thou little imposter! For ages have I pursued you, Through tangled mazes of sines and secants, Into wildernesses of figures, and thence Over intricate layers of roots and powers. Thou givest me a pain! By means geometric, By efforts analytic, I have sought to spot thee, But all in vain. Thou always elude me, Thou slippery sinner! I thought I had thee, But, methinks thou art hidden Crouched behind the Binomial Theorem, Of which I know not of, peering at me Over the head of Euler's Formula, And a desolate waste of brain twisting memonica. O! Thou wretch! My lamp at midnight burns for thee. I need thee every hour, for little X, Wfithout thee, my marks, like thee, are uncertain values, In the linear equation of school life, , Wliere values sometimes cancel and disappear. Therefore, abide with me, and elude me not. J. B., '19- Fifty-two S Ly J THE ELK A FOUR DIMhNSIONAL PUPIL IN A THREE DIIVIENSIONAL SCHOOL From the moment that I 1tuus Fesseract X ers1era of I-Iyperspacevllle enrolled as a pup1l of the Sublunary H1011 School te lchers and pup1ls recog nmed the fact that no O1'Cl11I'I.I'y member had entered then' ranks Possessed of a hlgh mtelleetual forehe 1d and an eye of da7zlmg lJl'1ll12l11Cy he was smgled out as the student who xx ould make a n une for hrnasclf Obedlence to teachers and lox altx to the rules and regulatrons of the school xx ere marked LlI'1l Leter1st1cs of the puplls but Lltlllls lesseract Verslera xvas the xerx 211'1t1tlILS1S of the others 11'1 th1s respect X haughty contempt for evervthmg eonnec ted wlth the ll1Slf1tl1t1OlI showed 1tsclf 1n hrs every word and deed Ihe flrst att XVl11Ll1 sharply Cl1St1l1gL11Sl1CCl Lltuus from hrs fellow puplls octurred 111 the afternoon of the iarst day on the g1rls basketball court XS he was lY1SN1H0 he heard one of the players exclalm Thxs basket ball IS awfully d1rtv I ve trlcd to clean It but It doesn t do a IJ'l1't1LlL of good I XV1Ql1 some magxuan would turn lt 11lQ1ClC out I 1111.11.18 stepped up to the speaker and sald I m xt your serxlte She repl1ed Don t xx aste vour tl1'1'lC talkmg of the 1111lWObb1lJlC people xx ho are obsessed xx 1th suth lcleas as you express xx 1nd up 111 the 11IN'II'lC asylum Lxtuus promptly reyomed Phe 11151116 asylum was never bullt that can hold me Ile then plcked up the bxll and to the amazement of all spectators lt yan 1il'l6tl from slght and 111 a fractlon of a second reappeared transformed 111 exact accordante xx 1th the glrl s xxlshes l hose xvho d1d not see the act Hatly refused to bellexe a xx ord of xvhat those who d1d XV1t1'lCbS It related But the t1me was soon to tome The followmg day at the noon hour when the puplls were eatlng thexr lunch a bov was seen maklng a desperate but vam effort to draxx a cork from x bottle of grape yu1ce Several of hrs companxons attempted to assxst h1m but therr efforts xx ere as fruitless as hrs L1tuus saw h1m I can get your grape june out of the bottle xx 1tl1OL'lt extractmg the cork he sand Ihose xx ho beheld the basket ball feat of the precedxng day called for all the pL11W1lS on the ground to assemble and xx 1tl'1CS'i the mrracle Vxfhen all had SltlICI'CCl Lltlllls took the bottle LO1'1t211111l1g' the grape yxnce and another empty bottle and as 111 the ease of the basket ball both bottles xanlshed and then reappeared xx 1th the grape JUILC all transferred to the erstwhlle empty bottle and xv1th the cork of the OI'1g11I'1l bottle mtact A few m1nutes after the performance of the bottle feat he saw some boys trvmg to unt1e a number of comphcated knots IH a xvet rope not one of them was maklng anv headwav L1tl1L1S came ox er to where thev xx ere took hold of the rope turned lt ox er txx 1ce and exery knot Cl1S'113l eared I-Ie xvas noxx regarded by the xx hole school as a 1Tl'lgILlH1'l of the first order Ihe nexct day on the cadet drlll field the commandant sald to Lltlltlg Can you shoot a rlfle? X l1ttle I ltlllls sald and added You may be a better shot than I but I can do one tl'1llI0"1l1 rlfle shootmg that xou tan t do I can h1t the s1de of that barn ox er there by shootlng clear through you and the school xx on t have a l y s X3.LH.tlO11 on recount of It l he commandant was nonplussed at tl'l19 remark and demanded of the bov what he meant bv It I mean 111 pla1n Ilnghsh L1tuus sa1cl that I can shoot clexr through xou and the school xx1ll not hax e to be C.l1S11119SCCl to attend your funeral U Fifty three JN . BG 4 'N W- Q- Z ' 1 f, 13' Alf. I , 1 If 111 1' . Z an x' 1 . . - " 4. 4 . . , - N. - 4 . c .4 . . c " c Q - 1 y . n s 1 x 1 - - c , L, -I U , c s ' C L ... . c 5 c 2 c c 1 v 1 - c Q 7 ' ' c Z f A . sc 1 L Y V C S L 1 ., 1 ' ' ' 1 ' 1 'I 1 1 I ' a 7 c c - , . , . - s ' s ' ' l Alb' ' S I 'Q . 4 c X . 8 i . . A . . Y. . i A . . ' J , ...t . J ' l s. - 1 ' 1 ' ' ' 1 ' 1 ' 1 ' a A 5 C K 7 s L I ' 5 s Q . Q v ' ', ' 5 A, C - ' A . N 1- 1 . 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C Y C 'X I xc ' ' 4 ' , U ' ' cc , , , , , c . , ec , c - c M' , c . ' I C V ,, C 7 . 1' , LJ! is l 'Xf Sava f f THE A,-, ELK A, ji 1-HR all il- J. Q, ' ,Pm wxl' r The commandant then bethought himself of what he had been told con- cerning the late exploits of his pupil, and said, "Perhaps you can by your leger-de-main tricks, but I don't propose to let you practice on mef, 'fMy parents have taught me to prove every assertion I make," Lituus re- plied, and, in the twinkling of an eye, he leveled his rifle at the drill officer, who was standing-between him and the school barn, and fired. I-Iorror-stricken, every boy expected to see the officer fall deadg but instead to the unspeakable astonishment and relief of all, he was unhurt. An examination of -the barn showed that the bullet had lodged in the side of it. The principal of the school arrived on the scene a minute later, and ordered Lituus to accompany him to the office, and show cause why he should not be expelled from school for such behavior. On the way to the office the culprit disappeared, a search was instituted for him but without success. Twenty minutes later the principal found him coolly sitting in his office. VVhen the principal entered Lituus said to him: "VVhy are you detaining me so long ?" "I've been hunting for you," the principal said, "ever since you ran away from me on the way to the office." "I beg your pardon," Lituus replied, "I didn't run away." "Didn't run away," exclaimed the surprised head of the school, "then how did it happen that you and I separated P" A "It is a brief story to tell," said Lituus. "I simply took a short cut to your office along the fourth dimension." "The fourth dimension l" said the principal, "what has the fourth dimen- sion to do with you or any of us P" "It has nothing to do with your life, Mr. Principal, or the lives of any of your teachers or pupils, but it has a lot to do with my life. I don't know enough to explain these things to you, but come down to our house tonight and my father can clear up things for you." That evening the principal paid a visit to the Versiera home. Cn entering, strange sights met his eyes. I-Ie seemed to be in a land of enchantmentsl sometimes he believed his senses, but oftener he doubted them. I-Ie was ushered into the presence of Versiera, Sr., who instantly assured him that everything he saw was natural, and that any fears he might entertain were groundless. "You are merely catching a glimpse of I-Iyperspacef' he said to the prin- cipal, "a world of which you have not the faintest conception in virtue of your physical limitations. To you that realm is but an intangible abstraction: to me it is a physical reality in which I 'live and move and have my being' at will. The acts which we denizens of that world perform are called by you unfortunate circumscribed beings 'magic' There is no magic about them: they are but manifestations of the fourth dimension of space. My boy, Lituus, knows practically nothing in Geometry, yet he can solve geometrical problems which the most profound mathematicians from Archimedes to Cayley declare to be impossibleg e. g. Place five points equi-distant from one another, and make two symmetrical hollow pyramids coincide. These problems are obviously insoluble when restricted to space of three dimensions, but they become simplicity themselves when manipulated in four-dimensional space. The recent performances of Lituus in your school are but simple, everyday acts of one who has four degrees of freedom in space. And, again, many of your physical and chemical forces of which you are in the darkest ignorance rela- tive to their essence, are by us explained with the vigor and certainty of mathematical demonstration. Wliat do you know about magnetism, electric- ity, gravitation, chemical affinity, and a multitude of other natural forces? Fifty-four Xu .x I Xl lHlu ffmi, s .luLk ltffllwf. ui "lu- -i' You frame hypotheses and theories, and learnedly expatiate on them, but at heart your knowledge of these forces is absolutely nil. "And, in conclusion, allow me to tell you one thing more: do you know that the pseudo material world in which you dwell and all the inhabitants thereof are but shadows of a real material four-dimensional world? Wle look upon you as you would look upon a being whose movements are confined to two dimensions, or as a two-dimensional creative would regard one whose movements are limited to one dimension. "Farewell, and may the day come in the far-away future when three-dimen- sional man, pondering for ages and eons on the fourth dimension of space, will develop that infinitesimal embryo of four-dimensional life which will give him a conception of his place in the real material universe, such that no second Newton, should he ever arise, will have to lament that he seems only a boy playing on the sea-shore, picking up a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lies all undiscovered before him." -R- T. McGregor. SPRING The golden sun is gleaming From out an azure sky, Wfith life the world is teeming, Wfhile gentle breezes sigh. The birds are gaily singing Of happiness profound, My heart is calling softly To where these joys abound. The air is filled with music In notes so sweet and clearg And scents and richest perfume .-Xre wafting far and near. The Howers in all splendor Display their colors rare, Vfhile insects loudly humming lmbibe the beauty there. --Anna Lohse, '2O. Fifty-live Q, f I gf ff THE ELK ,lg 35 L1 1 X 7 -9 . fCm'.zdl'i""ll91?'-57' A T 5 S:-35: l EgL:3f-511 1 - f"m.t:tfslll+,l -P . g g:-J: J, rip, , wa I , ur i" gl' ' -11 rl ll, I--,Lf -5 -' 'W' V -'FLT' -7 . s': i Q NE wEEI i ci 2 "'.,.. !7 1 WN 1 ' "" -Q "T,-.L--T" .f"'?,., 0 ' 'L . -f-'- "- 4 A .5 - '3.' 3- On the evening of April 30th the Juniors demonstrated, to a large appre- ciative audience, their ability in dramatics. Being the beginning of the dra- matic season it was pleasurably anticipated and fulfilled all expectations. The first sketch of the evening was a one-act play called "The Drama of the Road." The plot concerned an elongated suitor whose flivver needed sub- terranean attention. His fiancee read the instructions amid comments of many all-wise bystanders. After an amusing discussion a policeman arrives on the scene and arrests the suitor, only to release him when a pressed button proved to be the trouble with the balky motor. I. Orchestra ...................,,.......................... ............. .... S e lections Caj Aida March tbl Opera Gems Qcj Priest's March Cast: "Drama of the Road." He ............................................. .... H ugh Tickler She ................. ........ H elen Mitchell Policeman ....... .... T homas McCain Rystanders: VVilmer Brill, Henry Alltucker, Elwood Poston, Byrl McCain, llilythe Richards, Rodney ldzinga, jack Schulze, Joe Brugler, Clyde Edging- ton, lllarvin Troutman, Edgar Ticklcr. The second skit, "April Fools," concerned a father who, for financial rea- sons, was desirous of the marriage of his daughters. Upon receiving a letter announcing the coming of a Mr. Smith who sought the hand of his daughter Fannie, he prepares to receive him. A horse buyer named Smith, who has a letter from the father stating that he had a mare Fannie for sale, then makes a visit and leads on a humorous situation until the letter was found to be ungrounded in fact. An undertaker, likewise named Smith, and also armed with a letter from the harrased father, enters with the intention of burying Fannie. A compari- son of the letters shows that they were of the same script and the date, April first, furnished the key to the entanglement. The ability of Paul Voss in impersonating an undertaker should encourage him to follow the profession. Fifty-six 1 THE ELK ii ii i , '5"fliiiff'ff . Cast: "April Fools." Mr. Dunnbrowne ,..,,,,., ..,.. P lugh Tickler James Smith ,.,.,,,,,,,,..,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,A,,4,,,.,,,,A,,.,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,., Harold Schulze Joseph Smith ,.....,.,..,,,..,,.,........,.,...,.,.........,,,...,,,.,...,,....,,....., Paul Voss The farce entitled "The Teeth of the Gift Horse" was the main play of the evening. It centered around some hand-painted vases which had been taken to a rummage sale. Complications ensue when the aunt, who had painted them, comes on a visit and wishes to see them. A humorous conversation which narrowly escapes "spilling the beans" ends the play with the little fib that they had been loaned for exhibition. Cast: "The Teeth of the Gift Horsef' Mr. Butler ............................................. ..,... H arold Schulze Mrs. Butler ................... ....... L eora Strong Aunt Mariettag ...........,... ...... P earl Wilsoii Anne Fisher-a friend ......... .......... A gnes Ring Devlin Blake-a friend .................................................... John Mahon The Maid ......................................,................................. Myrtle VVilson The comedy, "Bills," which concluded the evening's entertainment, was a well acted little play concerning a married couple, who were without funds, and a stuttering lawyer who made them rich. Cast: "Bills," Mr. Jack Davis .......... ...... ...... ..... W ' i lbert Gage Mrs. Jack Davis ........... . .. ............... Bertha Mix Mr. J. jones, lawyer .................................................. Willntir Ehrhardt On Friday, May Zlst, the high school was invited to entertain the Friday Club with a program. A short comedy entitled "Rosalie" was prepared under the expert direction of Miss Briscoe. 1. Orchestra selections. 2. Song-"I can't do a thing with my hair since it's washed" ........................ Myrtle Hewitt, Doris Gerrish 3 Short comedy ..,...., ......................................... "Rosalie" Cast: Monsier Bol ........ ....... H arold Schulze Madame Bol ....... ............ L eora Strong Rosalie .............. ........ M yrtle Wilson 4. Vocal solo ........................,......................, ................. I -Ielen Mitchell 5. Girls' Chorus- flj "Bright Gems of Morning." C23 "Down in the VVoodland." After a careful search, the Seniors have chosen the play, "Why Smith Left Homef, to celebrate their last appearance in the realm of dramatic art. lt is a good example of the troubles married couples have by being too Hirtatious. Orchestra Selections: Overture-Poet and Peasant ......... ...... F. von Suppe Tannhauser March ........................ ............. X Wagner Melody in F ............... ....... R ubenstein Traumerei ,........,.,....,....,..,..,....,.,t,,,,.,.,,......,.,,,,.,....,...,... r..... S chumann Cast of Cliaractersi- John Smith, who loves his wife and lives in New York .............. Harold Schulze General Billetdoux, his wife's second husband ..................... ........ H ugh Tickle? Count von Guggenheim, who made them twisted .........,.. ....... R ichard Hawley Fifty-seven V,-Y THE l , x, Nt, l 1' ' EE'ZQf-npr' :.f4'tilgvi,,'fSE? 1 ' IQLK ali ala. 5"'11llsf1f'lIl li 1 gzip., fa: j ,Q7,4lulpz9-? 1 , ui. -i Major Duncombe, with memories of last night ...................,.................. Paul Voss Robert Xvalton, Mrs, Smith's brother ,,,................................... Howard Vtfackman Mrs. John Smith, who loves her husband, no matter where he lives .......,........ Helen Mitchell Miss Smith, a lady in waiting ,,,.,,,,,,,,,,, .,.,,... I essie Cumpston Mrs. Billetdoux, Mrs. Smitlfs aunt ,,,..., ...,.. D erril Wildaiigei' Rose Wfalton, Robert's bride of a day ,,.,... ......... B Iyrtle Hewitt Julia, "touchingly" clever ....,.....,......,.,........... .,........ l seora Strong Elsie a maid .............,,,..,....,,,,,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,...,,,,,.,,, ,..,,..,,,,......., . .Carol Stickney Lavinia Daly, who is a lady and knows it ........,......,............................ Anna Lohse -Richard Hawley, '2O. W.. , i C' , r lloitffsts. if X X X X f ff 1 I . , I V ' V The annual reading contest of the school was held December 9, 1919, in the assembly hall, in the the afternoon instead of in the evening so that all the student bodv could be present. The selections showed careful preparation and much thought on the part of the contestants. The program follows 1 - Anna Lohse .............,.......,........,... In The Children's Hospital-Alfred Tennyson Doris Gerrish ..............,................,...,..,.,,.............. My Philosophy-James V1 . Riley Celestine Richards ....... .,..,.. ' I'he Bridge Keeperis Story-Anonymous Vola Anchor ..............i .,..,.,..,.,.....,........,. I ean Duprez-Robert Service Louise Elliott ......................... .,,..i P Xt the Tomb of Napoleon-Robert Ingersol Mildred McCoon .................................. The Centennial Hymn-john G. VVhittier Immediately after the last number had been delivered, the judges,-Mrs. S. Markofer, Mr. Sehlmeyer, and Mr. A. G. McVay,-retired to decide upon the winner. The honor of having her name engraved upon the school cup fell to Vola Anchor. The Native Sons, annual oratorical contest was held in Masonic Hall on the evening of March 12, 1920. It was extremely entertaining from the stand- point of the audience because the topics were particularly of interest to Cali- fornians, and also because of the great variety of subjects. For example: 1-Poetic Memories of California ................................................ Derril VVildanger 2-The Japanese Question in California .........,.................. ...... R ichard Hawley 3-Music: "Voices of The VVoods" ...............,...................... ........... G irls' Chorus 4-The Name "California,', Its Origin and Application ............ Jessie Cumpston 5-Argonauts of Death Valley .......,...........,.............................. Howard Vlfackman Fifty-eight ef,- . A 'x T HE Q E L K 1 hm ' 3f.'Zf iff fnffi . .. .A X The judges,-Stanley Gage, Mrs. Cora XVoodard, and Assistant District Attorney Farrell,-decided that the cup should be awarded to Howard XVack- man. The student body by their applause decided that Evelyn Lasfelt won first place. After much effort on the part of the faculty to arouse interest in debating, a try-out was held. From the many who appeared before the faculty, the judges,--Miss Briscoe, Miss Denton, and Mr. McGregor,-chose Derril XVil- danger and Nelmes Smith to represent the affirmative side of the question, "Resolved: That the United States Should Own and Control All Railroads Engaged in Interstate Commerce." It was understood that this concerned the continental United States and did not include electric lines. The negative representatives of the same question were Helen Mitchell and Jessie Cumpston. After presenting their arguments before the student body for practice, our team was confident of success. Because of their careful research and preparation our affirmative team defeated the San Juan team at home, on the evening of March 26, 1920. On the same evening our negative team went to San Juan and were not defeated so badly as the San Juan team was defeated.here. Our team at San juan received one vote, while their more experienced team received none here. The judges here were Professor Vtfilliams, judge Shields, and E. XV. Cohn. Anyone, after hearing either of these teams. could not fail to appreciate the art of debating, and see its benefit as an -aid in public speaking. VVe hope that in the succeeding years the future classes will uphold the honor of the school and be inspired by the success of the pioneer class to keep up its standard. Qur school was well represented in the essay contest under the auspices of the 'fSacramento Bee" on the subject "Pure Milk: -Its Yalue as Food." The second prize of seventy-live dollars was won by one of our seniors, .lessic Cumpston. XVe also carried off several minor 3 rtza s. -Pearl XVilson, '21, Helen Mitchell Jessie Cumpston Nelmes Smith Derril Wildanger Fifty-n i THE ELK r ks I ia. Lf-7 J' x Jg ff' f . Q' his 'V' ' -1 .,.., . , wr -L. I TY t y. SOCIAL NOTES Man in society is like a flower Blown in its native bud. 'Tis there alone His faculties, expanded in full bloom, Shine out: there only reach their proper use. Very gay and enjoyable have been the many little social affairs of this season. Wie have played much and studied some. and feel that the school year has been well spent. Wfhen the pupils leave this june for their vacation they will take with them many happy recollections of pleasant hours spent with classmates and students, both in the class-room and at the parties. Many from our school have been present at the various dances held in Elk Grove and the surrounding communities and have found them to be pleasur- able occasions. On the evening of September twenty-fourth the upper classmen of the school received fifty-two raw freshies into their ranks. The initiation was staged in Masonic Hall. One by one they were presented to the audience and made to perform in a fitting manner. The whole program proved to be a scream from beginning to end. After these ceremonies were completed the refreshment committee announced that the banquet hall was waiting for the guests to enjoy a most delicious supper. Last. but not the least, of the pleas- ures of the evening was a dance, the music being furnished gratis by the Schneider and Kimball orchestra. A party was given by Mrs. Marshall Coons at her home the Saturday pre- vious to Hallowe'en for a number of her friends in the high school. The house was prettily decorated with the bright symbols suitable to the season. A very pleasant afternoon was spent playing games. As the hour grew late a dainty repast was served, after which everyone returned to her home agreeing that Mrs. Coons makes a charming hostess. Those participating in the pleasure were:-Derril W'ildanger, Eunice I-lawskins, Helen Mitchell, Doris Gerrish, Sixty Xu! BY, -,., THE Y ELK ill- X fill. 'N gf 4 if . , Helen McConnell, Mildred Neves, Leora Strong, Elsie Nelson, Margery Petit, Olive Ehrhardt, and Ruth Ehrhardt. , On the evening of November twenty-eighth a merry gathering found their way to the home of Miss Doris Gerrish. The evening was devoted to singing and playing games after which refreshments were served. The guests, with the exception of two, were all members of the Freshman class. Those present were:-Louise Elliot, Olive Ehrhardt, Eunice Haws- kins, Vola Anchor, Celestine Richards, Lillian Sehlmeyer, Carol Stickney, Wilmer Brill, Blythe Richards, John Mahon, Rodney ldzinga, and Elmer Poston. The twenty-second of December was the date set for the Freshman Class Party at Masonic Hall. The faculty was invited but all upper classmen were to be excluded. The hours as planned were to be whiled away in dancing. As fate would have it, however, all the arrangements were upset when only eight of the class appeared. From what little leaked out we learned that, to prevent robbery Qof ediblesj, a few of the Sophomore boys were invited to share the fun. So the evening proved a mere farce. The dinner tendered the first week in June to the Seniors by the cooking class proved exceedingly delightful. The affair, under the able direction of Miss Denton, reflected creditably upon the Freshman girls who make up the class. The Senior ball, of course the most important event of the year, will sur- pass, we think, those of previous years in splendor and attendance. The dainty dresses ofthe fair maidens and the soldierly appearance of the cadets, together with the attractive decorations, will combine to make a pleasing effect which must be seen to be realized in all its beauty. -Myrtle Hewitt, '20, ' mmrrcfm I' XJ' M I The Commercial Department this year began with an enrollment of some seventy students-forty in Typing, three in Shorthand, eight in Bookkeeping and eighteen in Commercial Arithmetic. This number has now simmered Sixty-one THE ljyapw ELK in r . down to fifty-six-thirty-five in Typing, one in Shorthand, eight in Bookkeep- ing and twelve in Commercial Arithmetic. It is a great pity that more Juniors and Seniors do not take advantage of the opportunity to learn Shorthand. The subject does not seem to be a very suitable one for Freshmen to take, for as a rule they cannot get through it satisfactorily. lt is very much better for a student to begin Shorthand in the Junior year, take a second year of it in his Senior year, and then be ready to use it if need arises. lt affords the same mental discipline as a foreign lan- guage-which in a sense it is-except that to do it really well requires greater rapidity of thought and absolute co operation of hand and brain. It gives the student a much better vocabulary, besides helping him greatly in pronuncia- tion. Most people, however, look upon Shorthand as purely utilitarian and are either ignorant of, or never stop to consider its value from an academic point of view. Students who choose Typing are doing a sensible thing. Wlith three heavy subjects it makes a good fourth, or with four light ones it is a good fifth: and of all subjects in the curriculum, with the exception of English of course, it is the one that very often proves most useful afterwards. l have had many boys and girls tell me sorrowfully, when it was too late, that they regretted not having taken Typing when they had the opportunity, or else they re- gretted that they had not had the opportunity. A boy or girl who can type well is always sure of employment. By the way, there is some very promising material in the first year typing class which should result in a crop of speed breakers next year. john VV. Mahon, Harold McAnaw, Dorothy Thomas, Celestine Richards and Alma Casey head the list. There are others doing excellent 'work too, but they came into the Department later and consequently do not show up quite so well in Speed Tests. My policy in giving credit for Typing has been to take into consideration the amount of work done rather than the time consumed in doing it. Conse- quently if any student can do in less time the same amount of work as is Commercial Students Sixty-two XL!! ufgn .Qi J THE ELK , Jllaf 'QA ZMT5-f.fi required of those who type for the two regular periods a day, he or she is entitled to the same amount of credit, namely, one unit. l suppose it might be a good idea to explain why l happen to be rushing into print again this year when l said "goodbye" in last year's Annual. lt seems a horrible thing to say that one is going and then not to goat all, doesn't it? I assure you that it wasn't my fault. A paternal government saw fit to refuse to issue a passport for me, so I came back to Elk Grove like the eat in the song-"because l couldn't stay away." XVould you like to hear a dead secret? l'm just longing for the school year to end so that I can wear the very pretty ring the school gave me as a "going awayl' present. XX-'hen I found that l could not set sail I felt as if l had. entirely "unbeknownst" to myself of course, obtained the gift under false pre- tenses, so l simply could not wear it until the time came for me to go. There- fore it will be just as new in my eyes this year as it was last year. l appreci- ate very much indeed the kindliness that prompted the students to give it to me. Every time I look at it I'll think of the Commercial Department. of dear old Elk Grove High, and of Elk Grove itself, although indeed l did not need anything material to jog my memory. The number of kindnesses we have been shown here will always leave a very green spot in my recollection. 'llhere is no color like green after all, is there? Saying goodbye is not by any means a subject to jest about in my opinion, but still I cannot help registering a hope that, when my final farewells are being made, nobody will feel inclined to say to me what an English lady, inno- cently ambiguous, said when she went down to the train to see off a friend who was going to India: "Goodbye, dearf' said she effusively. "l'm so glad to have seen the last of you." Farewell. Commercial Department! Farewell, Elk Grove High! Farewell to all those-a goodly number-who gave the stranger within your gates a kindly greeting in passing! "Fare thee well, if not for ever: llut, if for ever, then- Fare thee well lu -Mabel Briscoe. Sixty-threC S- O lui, xf sl ' Sl-'J 1 7 THE MM' hLh wg. Xil- STUDENT BODY OFFICERS ' Jessie Cumpston Howard Wackman Pfearl Wilson CSecretaryJ CPresidentJ CVICC-P1'CSld6fl0 STUDENT BODY PRESIDENTS' CONVENTION The fifth annual convention of The High School Student Body Presidents of California was held on October 24-25, 1919, at Stockton in the'library of the high school: Leonard Santini presided. The founder of the annual Stu- dent Body Presidents' Convention was john L. Lynch, president of the stu- dent body of the San Jose High School. That the representatives of the different schools might get together and exchange ideas was the purpose of this meeting. ln the first session on Octo- ber twenty-fourth, an introductory speech was given by each delegate and following this, various matters, such as the school paper, athletics, student control, and means of raising money, were brought up. During the second session on October twenty-fifth, this discussion was continued. After this, resolutions bearing upon the subjects considered were drawn up. The day closed with a swim in the tank in the gymnasium, followed that evening by 2. dance given by the Stockton High School. About one hundred student body presidents attended the meeting, repre- senting about twenty-five thousand high school students. Of the one hundred members, ninety-five were boys. The guests were treated royally, being taken to Stockton's best hostelry to dine, and then to the homes of the pupils or to the Y. M. C .A. where they were hospitably received and entertained. An unusually interesting meeting of the E. G. H. S. S. B. A. was held May 18. At this meeting the nomination of candidates for student body officers for the term 1920-1921 was made. Considerable amusement was found in the statement of the nominations made by some of our wittiest members. "In accordance with the testimony rendered by our president, 1 nominate A. Ring for yell-leader," is the substance of XVilbur's contribution to the mer- riment of the occasion. The affair was very successfully managed by the Seniors, who railroaded their choice into office, and but twenty minutes elapsed from the time the meeting was called to order until it was adjourned. Former members of the S. B. please take note that this is the record for speed! -Howard Wackman, '20. Sixty-four l "Bad Actors" 1.-Dollyg 2.-N. C. O.'s5 3--The Rest of the Familyg 4.-Foot Raceg AA.-Platoons, atten-shun! 5.-Part of the Fleetg 6.-Aggie and Heleng 7.-"Ya-as"g 8.-The Prof's. Pets: 9.-Twin Sixesg 10.-The Lover's Tubg 11--Sheldon Taxig 12.-Rose of japang 13.-Sharks!g 14.-Mr. Rolfeg 15.-Soap-boxerg 16.-"Teeth of the Gift Horse": 17.-"Le-Flee-var." Sixty-fmve S 1 w 1 f 1 Hin if. 1. it 1 ., fo 5 1 A-g Ie 1 A : V . Magix , .- s 1' ef as fa, n -' 4 rs H as The Elk Grove Union High School is now closing its twenty-seventh school year. 'l'he School has proved to the community that it is an indispens- able institution. All through the schoolis history a slow but positive growth has taken place. Owing to the fact that there has been no material change in school affairs in general since this paper went to the press one year ago, it is not necessary to dwell at length upon this subject. This year the enrollment reached the number of one hundred and four. 'llhis is the largest in the history of the school. Two additional stages were added for transportation. ' i Our aim is still that of furnishing the most efficient high school education possibleg to develop character and train the youth for citizenship and for lifeg to develop in the lives and minds of our young people something of the rights and privileges of the other fellowg that the policy of the Golden Rule is not dead except when men make it so. The constituency of the school ever strives to so train and instruct the pupils that they will become useful and worthy citizens and members of this or any other community. XYith the incoming of new laws governing our public schools, and with an additional enrollment of fifty freshmen in the fall as against twelve graduates going out, more serious problems are coming closer at hand. ln addition to the compulsory atten- dance law, there is the apart-time education" law which, very likely, will effect this school in a few months. lf so, then additions to the courses and teach- ing staff must be made. all of which is wholly impossible under present con- ditions. -L. E. Richards. an is an as Seven years ago the "Elk" came into being. ln 1918 its birthday was not celebrated because of the pernicious iniiuence exerted by the H. C. L. Yet, it costs about three times as much in these days and times for printing and en- graving and incidentals as it did then. But the hearty support of the student lzodv has been so encouraging that the Staft felt justified, in spite of numerous hindrances, in undertaking the work and expense entailed in issuing the publi- cation. ,X mass of superior material has been submitted to the editorial staff, the Freshmen being as well, or even better, represented than the upper classes. lt was necessary to reject a certain amount of material, due to the limits of Sixty-six ' Xu fi A,- ,- ...V ., gg A THE will ELK v 5, pil' 1 .Ag .1,f,i- spaceg so an attempt was made to select, fairly and indiscriminately, the best efforts of the school, representing the highest standard of excellence of the students. lt is needless to speak a word of encouragement to the many whose work was not accepted, for they know the part they have played in making the "Elk" a success, and we believe that they will next year again enter whole- heartedly into the spirit of the enterprise. The typing, too, was found to be quite a problem, which was successfully solved by volunteers from the com- mercial department. To them we owe a sincere vote of thanks. Several diligent aspirants along artistic lines have been noted, but Helen lfVells and Doris Gerrish are really the ones among them worthy of the laurel crown. 'l'he faculty has stood behind us this year in all our endeavors. Some of our most interesting articles are the product of the teachers' pens. It is diffi- cult to point out one of the seven as deserving of special commendation, but to llliss Cagwin, whose efforts have been untiring and whose patience has been almost superhuman, the Staff acknowledges a debt of gratitude. School life has many and varied sides and we have tried to give you a glimpse of it from every angle. lf we have failed, do not judge us too harshlyg if we have been successful, it is due no less to the encouragement which we have received from the public and from the financial aid of the business men than to the willingness and co-operation of the Staff. Lastly, we wish to express our appreciation to the trustees and to the class of '96 for their contributions to the 'fElk." if -HC X 55 ' llflr. Richards' illness during the winter months affected the students deeply. Although school work was not seriously interfered with, dne to the prompt and willing co-operation of the pupils with the other teachers, the school was glad to welcome him back again after a six weeks' absence. -'F if 55 96 The general public little realizes the almost insurmountable difficulties and insuperable obstacles which have confronted the youthful and inexperi- enced editors. True, many of these apparently impassable barriers turned out to be but imaginary bars to success. One strait, however. demands special mention. The averseness which certain individuals have manifested toward the photographing of their physi- ognomy is certainly surprising. 'Last year, as well as this, an attempt was made to secure a printed likeness from each member of the Board. That proved to be a task beyond our powers of accomplishmentg but being anxious to omit nothing which would add to the value of the "Elk," we tried to take them by surprise one night at a busi- ness session. but that failed. 'l'hen they took pity on us and, therefore, dear public, we are able to present to you the pictures of the men through whom you direct the education of your children. lllay we express the desire that you tender a proper amount of appreciation to us for our efforts and their result? And we wish to say to the trustees that this article is not intended as a refiection on their interest in the "Elk," but merely to give a hint of a story which may offer some mild amusement to the patrons of the high school district. ' D- F- 'VV-, '20- Sixty-seven THE ELK Now that the days of our high school career become fewer and fewer, our thoughts dwell more than ever upon Longfellow. Not the poet, but the statue, which has graced with majestic calm our assembly hall for these four years. VVe remember the first morning that we gazed upon his beatinc countenance. There were only two things to mar his perfect poise. His shirt front was unmistakably dirty and, besides, some irreverent person had smashed upon his head some fruit of the squashy variety, the juice of which had trickled down over his noble brow and was in imminent danger of drowning one eye. Per- haps we should not blame any one. much less a student, for such a sacrilegious deed, it could very easily have been the roof, as, in some prehistoric period, before the advent of the class of '20, it might have leaked above his august brow and caused that unseemly condition. Thro' all our four years, we have been hoping against hope, but the dust of ages still collects on his manly bosom and, sad to say, the color of his nose is not improving, as time goes on. I We have not yet come to a mathematically correct conclusion, but we judge from past experience, that in about eight years from now, the innocent Freshmen will not be able to tell whether the bust is in commemoration of Longfellow or the late Kaiser. -H. M., '2O. an as as as Various terms are applied to the enthusiasm aroused by inter-scholastic contests. "jazz," "Pep,', etc., are very apt descriptions, but no one has yet discovered a wholly satisfactory substitute for "school spirit," particularly, for the broad, admirable meaning underlying the dictionary definition of the word. A few years ago a very sad incident occurred in the Elk Grove Union High School. The "school spirit," sickened and died and not even enough interest could be awakened to provide for a decent burial. At intervals efforts have been made to resuscitate the corpse, and, at times, it has come back to haunt us, to laugh at us, and mock us for our neglect. It is astonishing to mark the inhuence which a mere ghost can wield, espe- cially at basket ball games. Its shape, hovering unseen and unheard before us, incites us to a frenzied rapture of excitement, appeal, and reproach. We have almost but not quite called our school spirit back to us. Let the sum- mons lbe a little louder and it will come post-haste. A renewed manifestation of zeal will grow with the Freshman class and with their successors. They will come to the fore at all school functions. This is not to be construed as casting blame upon the Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, or Alumni, for they have been loyal defenders of the honor of the school, but it is the expression of a hope, a wish if you like, for increased atten- dance and enthusiasm at literary and dramatic functions and louder yelling at athletic games. -D. F. W., '2O. as as ae as - To the members of the faculty, student body, visiting patrons, a-nd friends I wish to express my most keenly-felt appreciation for the words of cheer, acts of kindness, and remembrances rendered me during my unexpected illness. -L. E. Richards. Sixty-eight ll- 1 w w Ozone! 1.-Old Man of the Seag 2.-Senior Seanceg 3.--Blind Pig QP. G.jg 4.-At- tentiong 5.-The Monitorg 6--Fountain of Youthg 7.-Subs for Secondg 8.-Clyde to the Batg 9.-Rah for Leelg 10.-Legacyg 11.-Hipo Firm!g ' - M th n. 12.-Some Muscleg 13.-Masters of Men, 14. The ara o Sixty nine THE YK Rf K . 'X U 1' bfffji, i H' ' 1' ' .iw LLIX iw mg. . f' :wg Q15 L7l'F.1"xi? i 7' "film F- r 5 6 iefi. s :svfgmwae ff f I Wi BOYS' BASKET BALL Basket ball started off this year with a bang. Practice began very soon after school opened and owing to the efficient coaching of Mr. Dahleen, two boys' teams loomed up on our dirt courts in Al condition. One big asset to our boy's unlimited team was the return of Harold Schulze to High School. after being released from the U. S. Navy. New suits were purchased for the lst team, being designed from the school colors, blue and gold. This naturally caused more "pep" to thrive amongst the players, and "pep" is the word. Hugh Tickler and Blythe Richards were elected captains of the lst and 2nd teams respectively. Boys' lst Boys' 2nd Elk Grove ............................................ 18 .............................................. 14 San Juan .............................................. 13 .............................................. 9 Our first games of the season were with San Juan l-ligh School on our own grounds, October l7. Two teams were represented, the boys' lst and 2nd, These were very exciting games, from the standpoint of the playing itself and from the arguments attending thereto. Players on both teams put up a hard light for victory as shown by the scores, and after the hnal whistle blew we walked from the field as victors of the hrst contest of the term. Boys' lst Boys' 2nd Girls' Elk Grove .............................. 38 ........,................... 20 ............................ 6 Galt ..,..,.................................. 8 ......,..................... 5 ............................ ll Practically the whole Student Body journeyed to Galt to witness the triplc- header played with that school on Friday afternoon, November 7. School bc- gan that morning at eight o'clock so that arrangements could be made in order to do so: and. to the great astonishment of Professor Richards, there were less number of tardy slips written out that A. M. than ever before. We proved ourselves worthy of mention by taking two out of the three games. Both boys' teams got what they went after. The girls-though they put up a good fight, had the jinx with them for their first contest and met a cheerful defeat. The absence of one of the star forwards might have had something to do with the catastrophe. 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The second team was victorious but the unlimited was handed their first and only defeat of the year. We were ahead in the first half but were out-winded in the latter part of the game. Boys' lst Boys' 2nd lone ...................................................... ll Galt ................ ............. 1 O Elk Grove .,.......................................... l4 Elk Grove .................l.. 20 VVe reclaimed ourselves in this game by defeating the unlimited team from Tone High School on December 12th. It was a hard contested game, Ione being in the lead part of the time. Our second team took a scalp from Galt's second, on this same afternoon. Boys' lst Boys' 2nd Elk Grove ............................................ 27 .............................................. 25 Courtland .......................,.................... 5 .............................................. 7 VVe journeyed to Courtland on the eve of December 19th, and added two more victories to our column. NVe found Courtland somewhat stronger this time and can give them credit for some hard practicing. Boys' lst Boys' 2nd Elk Grove .............................,.....,........ Z8 .............................................. 14 Galt ....................... . ............................ 4 ........... . ................................. .13 Galt invaded our territory for the second time on the same day that john Boys' Second Basket Ball Team-CLeft to Rightjz Henry Alltucker, Howard Wack man, Clyde Edgington, Blythe Richards CCaptainJ, Harold Hooper. Seventy-two PHE P LK Larleycorn took the count muary 16th YK hether or not tlns affected the game lillx Groxe hung up txxo more cheerful x1ctor1es Boys lst Boys Znd Elk Groxe Fl Dorado lractlcallv the xx hole l-hgh qchool Student Body of El Dorado accompa n1ed the1r teams to Llk Groxe on January 23rd l:XL1llCl'll61'll1 ran hlgh as the txx o boys teams appeared on the field for thex appeared to be qulte evenlv matched but thls xxas a case ln xx hlch seemg xx as not lJCl1CV11l0' Our first team shoxx ed superlor team work and basket shootmg and came out on top xx hcn the final xx hxstle sounded Fhough the score xx as rather lop slded the game xx as a good one fl om start to fllllbll and also an excellent chsplax of bas lxet ball techmque Boys l t Boys 2nd Elk Groxe lone l he boys unlnmted team gave lone a return game on the1r court on Wed nesdav January 28th lhe game xx as hotly contested the score lJC1l'lg tled part of the t1me though lone xvas never 111 the lead Durmg the last five mm utes our men 1nade a hnal plunge and guned 1 lead of SIX pomts xx hleh lone xx as unable to ox ertake llns xx as the last game of the term and completed the most successful basket ball season m the lnstory of the hlgh school 'lhe first unhmxted team xx on ten out of elex en games Phe second SIX out of e1ght Hugh Tlekler 20 l he student body as a xvhole feels deeply mdebted to the athletes for excel lent record made bx them durmg the basket ball season Specml commenda tlon should cert unlx be glx en to llugh l1ckler for the mterest he has shoxx 11 m 'l.ll1l6t1CS and he deserves a large share of CI'6Cl1lZ for the Capltal way 111 xx h1ch the team acqu1tted 1tself lherefore the students xx ho have benehted tender lnm tl1L1I' thanks smcerely T I MCC '22 Cadet OFHcers CLeft to R ghtj Rxchard Hawley CF1rst Lxeutenantl, Howard Wack man CCapta1nD, Harold Schulze CSecond Lleutenantj Qeventy three N . xv 6, f ,f . 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X411 ll , 'xx eff THE M33 f ELK vii ix, its Y " 'win BASEBALL There was more interest aroused in baseball this year than ever before, it was all due to the formation of the Rural Athletic League, including Court-- land, Galt, San Juan and ourselves. ln this way a definite schedule of games washiixed and a trophy was at stake for the champions. Freshmen predomi- nated in the lineup this year. Our First game of the year was a practice game with the Sacramento High Cadets, played at Sacramento on March 29th. XVe were nosed out by a score of 6-3 after nine innings of hard playing. Galt came to our diamond for the tirst league game of the season on April 6th. Wfe started out right by taking them into camp by the score of 5-4. lt was an air-tight game throughout and principally a pitcher's battle. April 13th witnessed our second league g'ame on our home diamond with San juan. A high north wind was blowing and our fielders got lots of track practice. lfVe lost ll-5, after nine innings of ragged and loose playing. VVe gave Galt their return game at Galt, April 16th. lt was an air-tight game, very few hits being made on either side. No runs scored until the seventh inning. Again we lost, Z-1. , Our league did not call for a game on April 24th, so we arranged a game with Roseville to fill in. VVe played at home. The contest was a close one during the whole nine innings, each team having the lead one or more times. But, the breaks were against us and we came out on the tail end of an ll-9 score. . - - -Hugh Tickler, '2O. Baseball Team-Front Row: Rodney Idzinga, Harold Hooper CSubs.J. Second Row CLeft to Righty: Robert Murikami, Blythe R'chards, Edgar Tickler, Howard Wack- man, Huvh Tickler CCaptainJ, Henry Alltucker, Clyde Eclgington, jack Schulze, Douglas Barton. SCVBIIYY-lOUl THE ELK GIRLS SPORTS The grrls had an exc cllent basket ball team tlns year LOl1b1C1CI'1l1g the fact that txvo of the bcst play ers xx ere graduated last year and that x ery llttle tmac has been dex oted to 1 I'2lLtlC11l0 'l he first contest of thc season xx as nlax ed 11r1da5 afternoon Nox ember 7 1919 xx 1th the Falt 01rls on t1lC1I' LOll1t It xxas only a practlce game and although our glrls put up 1 hard iight they xx ere X21l'lq1l1Sl1CCl bx a score of 11 to 6 lhe defeat xx as probablx due to the absence of our star for xx ard I eora Strong The next gamc occurrcd Nox cmber 22nd xx 1th the Courtland glrls on the home court Phe Elk Cfroxe glrls showed SlJ1611C11Cl teamxx ork and put It all 1n fO1 athletlcs which accounts for thc score a brg 62 to a llttle 1 A return game xvas plax ed xx 1th the Lourtland g1rls on thc1r Grounds December 19th 11118 match shoxx ed x.Ol1S1flCl"l,lD1C rmprox ement ox er the last one on the part of the COL11tl'll1Cl grrls although thc score was agam rn our fax or 25 to J anuarx 25 1920 the cntne E1 Dorado Idlgll School clme doxxn to Ell Groxe from Placcrx1lle to xx 1t1'IL'wS the three games that xx cre plax ed I xx1ll haxe to 36111111 that thelr gxrls are splcnchd plax ers qtnclx and good suorts xxomen Phe struggle for xxctorx xx as fast and close but ended 111 a defeat for our U1rls the score bemg 9 to 1 1h1s closed the basl et l all season for the g1rls I eora Strong xx as xxlthout questlon the star the sun and the moon of everx game 111 xx h1ch she partlcqxatecl Acgnes Rmg and llelen 'Xl 1'ECl'lC1l also deserx e lax 1511 pralse for the1r plaxmff I he glrls from thc loxx er classes shoxx remarkable pronnse and another year xxe can expect a Sl1I7CI'l3.l11VL record ot Girls' Basket Ball Team Seated fLeft to Rlghfb Helen Mntchell CManagerJ, Agnes Rmg fCapta1nJ, Leora Strong CStand1ngJ Bertha Mxx, M11dred Bandy, Eumce Hauskms, Ce1est1ne Richards, Nelhe Shaw, Mxldred Neves Sex entx five 1 1X1 W- far. gfxfw 2: f "T ,lf f'1e'fl? 22'5',K'fQQ lx- , D 1 -1 C C 4' 1 1, I s1 C -,1 V C 4, 1 1. I Ll c ' . ".1 , L ' .1 ' c 1 I c , ' ' 1 1 1 1 A 6- v . v 4 ' Y v - - C c . 1 . X ' c c , , , V ,lc 61 c1 1 1 . ' c c 1 'c c c , ' ' .7 2 f ' f C ' F1 Vc c " 1 1 1 I ' 7 I ' C s C C 3 -4 C X- . 1 1 A 1 A y m , y' c 1 rf 1 - - - ' 1 . 1 7 .1 S C 1 c , over their opponents. This is the nrst year that the Courtland girls have gone 1 c c, ' 1 1 1 : 1 ,1 1 , r 1 c 1 . c c .' , ' V' 11 C I f 'I ' .1 , 1 1 1 x - 1 v s 1 1 r Y b ' 1 s C n ' s, C ' ' 1 c 1- c , c ' '1 1 1 I J 1, , , , '- . C ' X - -Z Y 4 Q ' U ' f L. : C 'J cy . 1 ' 1 ' c I -1 ic 1 .1 1 I cd' S. 1 rv . ix -1' ' . 3 ' ' ' 1' '. 3 . ' J , A . g ' '. " ' 5 csc 3. 5 . . c . Z: ' ' c , .T u, ., , I I iy I Y 1 1 1 ' C 1 1' ,C . 4' -1 1 - if C . .1 7 'lf c 1.1 I cv" b. ,1 I 1 A V 1 L .1 ., V c r .1 c V 1 c c Y A 1 Xb . 'Egg 4.1 Y 1 THE ELK triumphs. Their unflagging enthusiasm and regularity at practice games is truly commendable. Considerable interest has been manifested in tennis this year, particularly by the Freshman girls. Several tournaments have been started with plenty of "pep" but, with the exception of one now in progress, have fallen through. The girls fought for the tennis court during physical training period until Miss Hyatt tactfully aroused their interest in the fascinating sport of girls' baseball. Under the able leadershp of Jessie Cumpston a well-matched game is now hotly contested every physical training period. Physical "torture" has caused many groans and grunts of anguish but Miss Hyatt's interest is infectious. No further evidence than the rosy glow of our girls' blooming cheeks, the supple grace of their every motion, and the bulge of their Hexed muscles is needed as proof of the value of the ninth period exercises. -C. S., '20, sol Nbbln N M M Sfdlgg S 1 gm 1 ssswsltm .'3t3vtg+,ofZl1g,1, rags'-1:1344 0 ev -A b . fr 'e lif' Seventyssix I St 4 1 c ., :N TH 1 THE ELK M, 6 1 I 'IU -4.3,-f's:":' ?g , 'mpcf-fa -::V-V --fi-'ri-, E 'N' -u , 1 G... Z HOW YOU GONNA' KEEP 'EM DOWN ON THE FARM AFTER THEYIVE FINISHED HIGH SCHOOL? Lt can't be done,-at least not now-a-days. Times have changed since George VVashington made the English admit we'd made a home run and got in free. I should say, yes! just listen to this conversation ,tween two ladies, Mrs. Witt and Mrs. I-Iouston, who've watched just about all of 'em graduate from Elk Grove High School. "Going to the graduating exercises this year ?" asked Mrs. Houston over the back fence. "Wl1y, of course! This is the first time any member of the alumni has ever had a child graduate," replied Mrs. Witt. "I wouldn't miss it for worlds. I-Ioward Wackniaii you know, son of Frances Putney." "My! My! don't it just beat all how these youngsters grow! It doesn't seem a year since May Duffy an' Stanley Gage an' Lester Everson an' Arthur jenkins got thro', an' now they're all grown up and having a hard time keepin' their young 'uns out of the very same mischief they usta' get into." "Yes, an' don't you remember how Crede VVackman used to hang around those high school girls all the time? That is, until Frances Putney gradu- ated," and old Mrs. Vtfitt chuckled gleefully at her joke. "An' now he has a son who is a reg'lar chip off the old block." "I suppose you've heard that Edna Coons is to be married this summer," queried Mrs. I-Iouston. "Matt's a Fine fellow, too." "I hadn,t heard that, but I knew that Pone graduated from Normal this year. After all, times donft change much, tho'. Alma Liljigreen and May Ring and Ethel Baker are still tcachin'. .Iinny Mix graduated from the Uni- versity in May, but she's gotta' take a a post graduate course." "These young folks really don't stand still now, do they? But then I guess it's best they shouldn't, 'cause where,d this world be if they did? But how about all those nice young children who graduated only last June ?" "O, them," began Mrs. VVitt, "they're all scattered over this state. Take Mae Taylor, for instance. She just couldn't stay home and make her samplers like you and me did. She's off to San Jose to become a school marm at that normal place they've got there." "An' where did the tall, dark one go. PH Seventy-sex en 1 1 ua ll fl, 1 I 5 it A. 5"?!'!"!!'l!E!,'. 'm.n. ' "Her with the stacks of black hair, Pearl Weideman? Well, now, she's a wonderful girl, ain't she? just to think that she'd be teachin' already! Gettin' a good salary, too, I hear. My! My! My!" "WellgA Ain't that just grand now? Wliere is the one 'twas called Marga- ret Mix? Left the country, 1 suppose, like most of these here youngsters."- "O, yes. She's gone to that university down at Berkeley. An' the two rather small 'uns that said a scared "Thanks" when Mr. Gage handed them a commercial sheep-s-kinapiece last June, Bonita Evans and Grace Shaw, are at home. But don't you ever get the idea that they ain't doin' nothin'. Bonita's a sort of community bookkeeper and Grace has a big family to take care of 'tween times when she's somebody's StC11Og1'2l1Jl1C1'.H "An' the nice, nice girl everybody liked, Helen McConnell, where's she ?" "ln Sacramento bein' a helper for her brother-in-law, Dr. Kennedy. Oh, they're all busy as bees, the young people now a' days!" Here Mrs. Witt paused. "VVan't there some boys in that class? I kinda thought-" , "Boys? Of course! Lct's see. The bovs-flong pausej. Boys will be boys and what can us poor old women folks do to keep track o' them? There's my Dora callin' me. See you i11 a few nights up at the Masonic Hall at the doingsf' - And Mrs. Xvitt hurried away. The boys? VVho knows about 'em? Certainly not the men who never gossip. Oh no! They're above that, as any male person can tell you. But here-ls a puzzle-what are they sayin' when they sit around the barber and butcher shops with tongues afioppin' and jaws awaggin' all day long? W'ell, I'll tell you. Elmer Sturges flips "cash and general merchandise" across the dry goods counter in jones store at the Slough House part of the time an' then he works at various jobs on the ranch. joseph Brugler is back at High taking a most valuable post-graduate course. Well, foe, we really can't see how you can stand the sight of that masrniiicent high school structure for live long years. and we wish you better luck next year. The bashtul timid boy with the subdued air that we called "Squeaky" but whose Christian name is Cecil, is with his daddy extracting the milky Huid from the mooing bovine. Squeaky's shy CPD ltttle friend, Willie Gage, is a "rancher", that is, he helps wherever this great world has need of him. Comprenezvous? Do you remember last year's captain, Lester Baker? They say he's busy preparin' the nest for the wee red-headed birdie he expects to captivate next August or maybe sooner. Who knows? Ira, our "darling,', pride, and joy, realized that "now is the time for all great men to come to the aid of their country," and so he searches for the little, wiggelty bugs that sometimes grow in milk. OE course, they grow elsewhere, but that ain't his jobg see? g Fred Stohlgren is a sheet-metal apprentice worker in Sacramento, I hear. Stick to it, Fred, that's the only way you'll ever win out in this wide, wide world. Our operatic nightingale, Lowell Coons, carries "billy-does," etc., on Elk Grovels mail route No. 2. Seventy-eight Iii- "X, U U THE 2' ELK Vnffii'Q'. ,, , And last but by no means least on the record of fame is Herman Mix. He's seated gracefully astride his papa's Fordson on the "auld home place" mosta' the time. Having placed most of the youngest children from Elk Grove High School, I now retire. -Hay Seed Hicks. B. M. 'Z1. OUR HOBBY The graduating class of 1920 has the distin- guished honor of having as one of its members the first graduate grandchild of the old school. The mother of this chap graduated 1897. She was then Miss Frances M. Putney, now Mrs. C. C. Vfackiiiaii. If you do not know who this is, make a guess, Shank's horses were too slow for him then, as you see. Howard Wackman Seventy-I i it rf" X, S, .uw .1 THE ,ffl ELK Q Q SD Q ,pxNfJ'1i HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA The I-Iigh School Orchestra was organized by Mr. Richards about three years ago, and at the present time consists of two horns, five violins, and a dilapidated drum. Although it is not large, still it is possessed of an aston- ishingly strong "esprit de corps." As an organization it has been called upon to justify its existence on sev- eral occasions, and it has done so satisfactorily, figuring on various programs, for example in the junior and Senior plays last year, and in the junior Class Entertainment this year. It has played earlier in the year at a Mass Meeting which was held in Franklin to boost the High School bonds. Speaking of Franklin, it seems only fair to say here that the Franklin school under Mr. and Mrs. Kramer has done yeoman service in sending students to our High School who have already had a good start on some musical instrument. The Orchestra is really of sufficient importance in the life of the school to have a place in the regular class schedule. If this could be brought about, then those who are musically inclined need not sacrifice their lunch hour to keep it going. If it had not been for three students all of last year, Pearl Wilsoii, Myrtle VVilson, and Anna Lohse, who faithfully kept the orchestra lamp burn- ing, there would, in all probability, be no High School Orchestra today. The Orchestra has two other crying needs besides a place on the schedule. It needs a definite fund for buying new music, and it needs also some of the heavier-toned instruments such as a trombone, a bass horn or a 'cello to give it weight. This addition would be a great improvement. It is earnestly to be hoped that the coming of the next school year will see the Student Body in possession of a properly rounded-out orchestra. -Mabel Briscoe. Eighty ll xf W2-:iii ffzld' ' Lf 'iii Q wma. . N V X RMI: ,: j if v , ll wg r , - l af f 'll Q M' 'DCC ANCE5 ' - , , -,Z-31. 5.0 fd Ii i -F w if if-GM EXCHANGES Another year has rolled around and we are glad to say that our exchange list is longer now than it has been for some time. However, we would like to increase our number of exchanges, as they give us a glimpse of the school life of our neighbors. We thank, most cordially, the schools who have sent us the following annuals, to them all we extend hearty and courteous greeting and our 'best wishes. "The Buz," Galt Union High School: "Your literary department is excel- lent, and the drawings and cover design are fairly good. A few more snaps would be appropriate. Take it all in all, your book is a welcome visitor!" "The El Eco," Lincoln Union High School: "Pleased to meet you, 'El Orchestra-Seated CLeft to Rightj: Mildred Neves, Mr. Richards, Miss Briscoe. Stand- ing QLeft to Rightjz Myrtle Wilson, Helen Wells, Pearl Wilson, Blythe Richards Joseph Brugler, Bryl McCain, Anna Lohse. I Eighty-one " ELK ' -..x N f . THE ,jjfiiif fl, :Jai i aylcaft Eco'! Wfe enjoyed your interesting stories and plentiful jokes, but couldn't that cover design be improved ?" "Pine Breezes," Eldorado High School: "It certainly was a breath of 'Pine Breezes,' which you sent us! Wfe especially admire your jokes and stories. Call again !" "The Skip," Sutter Creek High School: "A snappy title for a snappy book from a snappy school! Your students are evidently full of pep, vim, and enthusiasm. "Gold and Wl1ite," Sutter Union High School: "An attractive cover de- sign and a good literary department alone do not make a good book: your snaps leave something to be desired." "El Susurrof' Monterey Union High School: "A good book, 'El Susurro,' a collection of excellent snaps and scintillating humorg a few more stories would add to the life of your annual." "The Poppy,', Winters joint Union High School: "Your cover design is very attractiveg it is too bad the binding is not more secure. NVhy didn't you substitute two stories for your essays on the 'Value of a Savings Account ?' VVe feel as if one sketch would have emphasized thrift sufficiently." j "University Farm Agricola," Davis, Cal.: "Far be it from me, a mere high school student, to criticise a paper so superior to our own! May we hear from you again as an incentive to us ?" "The X-Ray," Sacramento High School: "Your paper is different from any we receive, because it is printed weekly in newspaper form. We feel as if a few more stories would make it even more unique. Please come again l" Anna Lohse, '2O. HV xl ef- s Q QD or Eighty-two L r 4J-,lx THE ELK I, 4, I Jmelms G ll 2 oligs T- 1 P5 A Rliymmsigqs p 'A 45" M' p . ?y' .Q , Favorite Familiar Frases Myrtle Hewitt Cin typingj : "Gee, it was swell!" foe Brugler Cin mech. dr.j: "Far be it from me to purloin your noble drawing." I Paul Voss: "Aw, what's the use ?" 1 Mr. Dahleen: "Irrespective, irrespective!" Hugh Ishigaki: "Mr. Mug Groogerf' Miss Denton: "Ne parlez pas." Tossie: "Tee, hee." Miss Briscoe: 'fYou must learn your cues? Richard Hawley: "Our next president will be a Republican." Miss Hyatt: "Ish like this?" Senior Boys: "Zeit so ?,' Mr. Richards: "Govern yourselves accordiuglyf, And He Was a Soph Himself Derril fwith a condescending air of Senior dignityj-Oh, Fred, tell me the names of the Sophomoresg I can't remember them all. Fred fin an off-hand mannerj-Aw, there ainlt any Sophomoresg they're all girls! Heard in Biology Lab. Mr. Richards Cspeaking about causes of swollen glaiidsj-Wliat was the matter with you when you had the mumps? Cupid Troutinan Cinnocentlyj-I was sick. I just Then the Riot Started Howard-See, I mended my leather leggin'. Derril-Say, if I'd known you were such an expert, I wouldn't have taken my shoes to the shoemaker. .Ioe-Oh, he doesn't want to do such a big job! Eighty three V . . 1 ,Wulf ,- ' tl xx, THE ELK . . 5Y,:f,.:1v. A, 'Hx My Schooling The Spanish Class Might go to grass For all it would bother me' The staring verbs About the herbs ' Give me a pain in the knee. In algebra, I find it dry In hearing always X plus yg The equations small Do quite appall My poor puzzled brain CPD. Factors are no jokeg If you will note But few can master them. In manual training I have my delights, Wliere no one works and everyone lights, The teacher always tries to see just what it is the trouble can be, 'When an everlasting nut like me Makes a half-inch board split When trying to drive a half-inch bit. -George Ronk. QWe offer no apologies for above meter.-Editorj. I What Great Men Say About My Latest Poem ' I ' Alexander the Great: "This touching poem makes me weep." Caesar: "I doubt if any more feeling could be put into this masterpiece." Napoleon: "It seems as if Mr. Ronk had defeated his,Waterloo!" V Music by Omar Khayam. Copyrighted by King Fuschiousl 'Words by Queen Ollikoki. ' . ",i w U ' I Fre Shman Cla Sshy Mn 1. Owa tana Siami A Sweet tlitle boo Biam Allg reen arwee. Owa to foliam . Ovva ta bo Biam I am a Kraz e Ikeg Ye Yesiam. Chorus Owa tana Siam Ovva tabo Biam Is thera Big Erboo bin Awl Siam. fSet to music in a joss house in .OO55, Sept. 23. Written first in .l3l3l3.j This Sounds Bad "Miss Hyatt fin Biologyj-Wliere do bugs go in the winter? Harold S. fabsent-mindedlyj-Search me! Eighty-four ef I HE ELK The Ruba1yat of a Woman Hater VVoman lb 1 moneter of auch wmsome 1111611 That to be xx ell hated must not be seen , For xx hen too oft fELI'1'l1l1'11' xx 1th her damty fue VVe Bret endure her then p1ty then embrace' QXV1th apolognes to Pope J Brmg On the Meat Wagon' Every one to Clarence Sehulfe mfttr reee1xf1ng ex pwperj XfVl1"ttj3. g1t? C S I got an axx ful pam' Sc1ent1F1c Facts Comp11ei by Wackman and Brugler You suspend 1 pendulum on '1 pomt 111 lT11Cl axr A CO1'l'1PI'C9S1011 pumo IS for tompressmg a1r 1nto 1 smaller x 'ttuum Heat of IUSIOII ms the meltmg l301l1t of hqu1dS Take an empty bottle full of xx 'xter The 11ttle germs lJO1l1I1g C'1l19C the IIZOZ to bubble xx hen you put o cu lo be tontrnued 3 Too True' Derr1l ftrymg to do four foot ucample of phx s1c1l torture 111 1 one meh allowance of breathmg room Wlrat does Qhe thmk we are 'mnxxvay Carol fequxlly l1'11lCl1C'1PlDCClJ qhe doeen t thmkl Then she sent us up to the foothghts SILLY SONGS Words by Musn bv W Ehrhardt 81 H Hooper Maggxe I ohse 'I he nlght was d'1rk the Qlxx xx as blue NVhen up the tr'1ek '1 hobo Hexv And from hm brent a dagger drexx And Qtwbbed the 'wH.llClXX1ClI tl'l1 ough 'md through A LOVE SONNET C1 o 'mn Unknown Reautyj For your h'1xr 15 hke a door mat Your ewre they 'lre eo queer Your hpx are l1ke '1 beer g aw But Qtlll I lox e you de'1r THE TOUCHING ANSWER CA Ixnoekoutj Your ha1r 18 hke '1 mop rag Xour feet are l1ke a Scoxxf H our ears are llke '1 cauhfioxx er But stlll I loxe the eoxx Ql3etter than youj Heard on the W1re Fxrst Volce I tl'llS Dr W 1lCl21l1gCI',S resxdencep DCTf1l9 Voice No, thm IS Dr Vxflldanger Q l1ttle glrl I' lghtv 6 Je lf- 'if"'1.'r,, 'f V x 1 'lfliluxffvx ANL. loft '-'nil F , u,f'xt" -Nw ' 7 I .I ' y I 1 . .I V. . C i y I I J 1 5 ' 4 C ' '. , 2 5 T . I . c , '-' c I . v 'W' I ' 1 1. C f , ' ' ' ' . 3. : A . 4. Parallel lines can meet in infinity,-if they are good ones. 5. . , Ic . 6. . of - ' - lt n a t. Crx x - . 7. - AA JS. I H A,, . 2 J . I' . ' J- . ' I if . ? c 2 c 1 c 1 in ' L y . . . . ' ' 4 l. X ' Q , Y c. c , . -7 , J c I c , .x C K 1 V, . c A .1 I ' ' c I . 1 K. 4 ' C Q , , c . 1 c . , : C l sr, . 7 7 , c . 7 . 7 I ' , 7 . . , c .I c c I , ' 5- ' v - ,1- V c . -' h . . - . ., . - . . . n , . -. S3 Y 4,1 f I THE ELK. ADVICE TO THE LOVELORN Dear Editress: , What shall I do? Two very lovely young men are in love with me, and I don't know which one to accept. I rather favor the one with red hair, as it goes so well with my complexion, but I'm afraid if I refuse the other one, he will become despondent and commit suicide. B. M. My Dear B. M.: If you fear the consequences, why not marry both of them and move to Utah? Editress. Honorable Editress: I am always in the most awful positions because "I just can't make my eyes behave." VVhat shall I do? B. T. Dear Child: We advise you to wear mule blinders. Eda. Dear Editor: What is the penalty for bigamy? I-I. W. Mr. H .W., E. G. I-I. S. Dear Sir: Plural mothers-in-law. Ye Editress. Most August Editress: My only fault is that I am too attractive to the boys. They all want to kiss me. How can I cure this? V. A. Dear Miss V. A.: Vxfe advise eating garlic three times a day. This cure has been used before and was, I am told, very effective. Ed. Dear Editress: I am in great distress. I find that at the dances I overtop all my pardners by at least five inches. How can I remedy this? Aggie. Dear Aggie: Take in a tuck in your legs. Eddie. IT REALLY HAPPENED At half-past seven every night, G's beau came tripping up so light, VVith a box of candy under his arm. VVhat cared she though it made her fat? It was nice of John to bring her that! But Johnnie failed to come one night, G, sitting in the dim twilight, Thought he was very mean. Wlieii the first of the month rolled 'round, G's pa received a bill for just ten pound Of Lowney's very best creams. Those Kute Kadets "Loot" Hawley-Un. tuh, tree, fur! Un. tuh, tree, fur! Un, tuh, tree, fur! Private Ehrhardt Cof awkward squadj-I'll bet he can't count any farther. Them Seniors! Richard Hawley-If I hit you, the angle your body makes with Mother Earth will be zero. Paul Voss-And if I hit you, your face will be a perfect plane! Eighty-six THE ELK SENIOR SILLINESS qCC113.1'1O SIX Scenes Sophomore Susan sat 'i1lC1ltlV sequestered S1lly Sain sees Susan See Sam says Susan s1t' Sam set Some Semors See Sam Say' sald Semors, stmgy Sam shall share some sentxmental sentenees Senlors set Sam sore, Susan SIIIITS SCIIIOFS smcker Shut up, snarls Sam Sen1ors shrlek Sam savs Susan shruggnxg shoulders, some s1lly Sen1ors seem sud denlv sxmxan Src Semors seem suddenly small Sun Susan suddenly start southward t tneous spoomng squashed' Sxgnedj Somebody s S1mp Some Shower' LOUISE Qlookmg up at Ilugh How s the xx eather up there Hugh? It Q plettyf warm doxy n here Toad Sp1t 111 her eye 'Ind tell her It s I'H.1l'l1llg Love LOg1C PTOIJOSIUOII Be'1tr1ee I lox e you To prox e that x ou lox e me Cn en I loxe you Proof All the xx orld lox es '1 lox er But I 'tm a lover , all the xx orld lox es me You are all the world to me , you loxe me Q E D Query D1d joe Blush? Vel na Murphx fgettlng names of people xx ho 'ue to bflllg refreshments Oh oe, g1VC me your name' oe 1'l'11SL111ClCI'S'f'1l1d11lg' VVh'1 all 'th ah, xx hy yours IS good enough for a xxlule yet 1sn t 1t? So DoI V1s1tor 'mt Orfttornwl Contest I just loxe that httle part 111 Mr Dah leen s h'ur' QHow Do They Get That Way Pj Sxbyl Oxx en flE'l.l'l111'10 CPD to play tenmsj XVhere do you get the sets' How do you freeze on a set? Leap Year at That Eumce fon tenn1s courtj I don t beheve you know enough to take care nf yourself Joe' Joe fsternly attenxptlng to proxe lns Umpabxlxtyj I am amplv capable of takmg care of you as xx ell as myself' EIIIIICC Qaslde coylyj Oh' th1s 15 so sudden' l xghty sexe fs . Y 1 xo 1 .- , yu A 'Wi ec .. . -I . if . I - 'K , ' f' 1 fs C 3. , ".' ." u xr . ' ' sr ,L - A Q ' , Jr n L s C ', v . ' x C s x . 1 cc u , cc 71 . , 3 A cc, ,' ' - , ci . , . . . ' ' I! '. ' ' : C . p2 , S , , seekmg soda solace. SIX Senxors shnk slowly 's1de. Some spectacle! Spon- z ' . . C . l , . I . . ' W h Di ,S ry y . ak ' r L T , C S q ' ' : ' . " , ' f . 1- V I 7 ' . 1. ' ' .T . ' 3 2. C ' 3. .' . ' ' - 5 4. ' 5. 1 . . . . . f J ' ' 1 ,i. , C - ' 51. rf . . - . -I C C , C-C -C -K I y . V . . , . , . .x Ax - . I . . J I - ,Q l Q. C C j . C u I -' ' C ' b' . L. '. - f ' 1 4 . . - ,b . r X 3 8 7 ' , ' , .S 'c c L , I I I c ' 'V c . . -. , 'Y Y 1' . .S ., I . S I fx X, 94- ' TI l IG IG L K Qlllflil at S1 Zg!3,:is:5f?. 1, W x' "The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth?" Lawyer fin VVackman's divorce casej-Your Honor, this woman has made a monkey of my client. I-loward's wife-I did not. Nature beat me to it! More Truth Than Poetry Anna fwhile counting apple seedsj-'l'here's a worm in this core. Wllat does that mean? Gertrude-Oh! that stands for the guy. With Her? Dorothy Thomas fat the baseball gamej-Oh, look! Howard made a hit. The Day School Opened at Eight Mildred Neves flooking into History 45-VVhere's Mr. Dahleen? ards. In Senior English Helen-Oh, yes, there are long "i's" and short "i's"- Richard Csadly, sotto voicej-And black eyes! A Busy Day for the Shakespeare Family! Senior-Shakespeare died the same day he was born. Mr. Dahleen Cin History 35-lVhat relation was James VI to Henry VIII? Agnes CbrilliantlyD-Daughter! Where Does He Carry 'Em, In His Feet? -Miss Denton Qto Harold Schulzej-Your "i's" are in the Wrong place. Senior Soliloquy A wondrous thing is love, It cometh from above, And descendeth like a dove On some. But some it never hits But what it gives them fits, And deprives them of their wits, Ry Gum ! Some Disease! Carol fstudying spelling for English IVQ-Myrtle, what does Hinnocula- tion" mean? Myrtle-Er, well, isn't that what they do to the president when he goes into office? Where Does- She Keep Them? Thomas fleading yellj-Rattle your slats, your slats, your slats. Rattle your slats-. Miss Hyatt Cinterruptingj-I only "rattle my slatsi' once. Is This Wholly True? "VVhy are some girls' hearts like books in a circulating library ?" was the conundrum propounded by one of the sages of the class of '96. No answer was forthcoming. "Because anyone can have them, but nobody can keep them longer than two weeks." Eighty-eight A Classy Bunch 1.-Cooks-Then the Doctor!g 2.-Youthful Carpentersg 3.-R, Hiram's Charmersg 4.-Another Websterg 5.-A Fashion Showg 6.-Girls' P. C-g 7.-The Lotus Eatersg 8.-Croniesg 9.-"Rose of No Man,s Land"g 10.-"Angels of Mercy"g 11.-More Angels. Eighty-nine THE ELK He Must Be in Serious! . joe treading Paul's college expensesj-Hereis an item headed miscel- laneous. I don't know who she is, but she costs him SOO bucks! The Crowning Effort of a Genius After a Two Period Visit to Typing DDfghgg lkjhi awertr gpouyu gpoiui asdgfg asdfgf asdgfg lkjhi Evelyn dxon is asuitable subject for Remington She has a new suit witha slit in it. She will wear it tonight and shock the inhabitants of our metropoliss? Miss Briscoe is fond of the color green for some unknown reasonit is very becom- ing to herg also: She is a very clerv pcrson.sHe can dance the Highland FF1ing an and the Irish jig on the same plate,Some day she is go going to do it for me if Il coax her enough. Miss elsie NNelson is slightly cuckoo. Sometimes she is known as Nutty Nel- son.she is one of these wild gazelles that drive ,em crazy with the power of her beauty. In fact she simply has em eatin outa her hand. Ilike nutty thoughshe aintas bad as she might be.Once iitook herhorseback riding .Ihave- nt had such a gkood time in m life since me and Bill went to Aunt mMinnies funeral Gee it was some showi Evidently She Had Heard It Before Fred Qcriticising cooking class baked potatocsj-They're all rightg the softer they are, the better. Derril Qhearing, but not seeingj-Are you talking about the girls again? Did He Mean It? Howard fgetting an ad from an undertakerj-Thank youg I hope this will help your business. Ninety igi, LJ J THE gjj i ELK TELEGRAPHIC DISPATCHES FROM E. G. H. S. Sept. 15-An awful mess of Freshmen all over everything. Sept. 17, 18, 19-Harassed faculty believe "thar ain't no sich animule" as a curriculum to suit all students. Sept. 22-Howard finds it hard to decideg Freshmen girls all too good- looking. Sept. 23-Howard finally makes momentous decision. Vola is the new goat Sept. 24-Freshmen look pale green. Reception tonight. Sept. 24 QEveningj-George Ronk advocates short skirts for boys. Be- comes living example of old saying: 'fClothes make the man." Oct. 5-Eunice graces front row in Assembly Hall. Says atmosphere is too warm up there: prefers "nigger heaven." Oct. 15-First fire drill. Building emptied in 34 seconds. Gert fears she lost two ounces during the flight downstairs. Oct. 16-Gertrude becomes positive of lossg finder will please return im- mediately. Oct. 17-Girls practice basketball. Results: One busted knee and one door-knob on forehead. Oct. 18-School closed for one large week, guaranteed to be all wool and a yard wide. We win game with Fair Oaks. Oct. 27-Vacation a huge success. Oct. 30-Boys studying for H. S. C. ex. Air full of mysterious speeches, such as: "Raise the right foot smartly at an angle of 67" with the left ear, and wiggle right ear smartly in time to drum beat." Oct. 31-Tonight's Hallowe'en. Wonder if anything will happen. Nov. 3-We'll say something happened! Fred has a skinned noseg won-- der what Gage looks like? Nov. 4-VVilbur has streak of brilliancy. Gives, as his quotation, "Every man is odd, but we can fit him."-Albert Elkus. Nov. 6-School begins at 8 o'clock. The only ones tardy are the faculty. Nov. 7-VVell, Galt knows what kind of team we have. Nov. 13-Four-striper and loots of cadet corps appear with very shiny swords and new Sam Browne belts. Some class! Nov. 18-VVilbur has Bolshevistic tendencies. Tries to blow up the chem- istry class. Nov. 22-Cleaned up the Courtland teams today. This is getting so com- mon that it isn't exciting any more. Nov. 30-Tessie one inch larger around waistg result of Thanksgiving dinner. Dec. 5-Helen appears sans tonsils. Dec. 6-10-Epidemic of tonsil removing. Clyde and Myrtle decide to be in stvle. Dec. 9-Vola gets the cup in the reading contest. Howard is moved to tears by her recitation. Dec. 11-Myrtle's daily trips downtown have ceased. Vic has quit at the store. Dec. 13-Student Body goes over the top in Red Cross Xmas Seals. S53 is some record for one hundred students. Dec. 19-Tomorrow is bond election. Here's hoping for the best! Dec. 20-VX7ell, we didn't get our Xmas present. Better luck next elec- tion, maybe. Ninety-one lb-V x, THE ELK Jfiifl i jan. 12-Jessie takes charge of the Assembly Hall. Scares even the Seniors by her stern demeanor. ljan. 20-Hugh plays on girls' basketball team. Is good player, but not quite rough enough. Jan. 21-Juniors begin their play practices, also their troubles, but they don't realize that yet. Jan. 24-Elsie leaves school for good. Poor Cecil! Feb. 2-Cecil has been seen gazing very intently at engagement ring ads lately. Truly, "absence makes the heart grow fonderf' Feb. 9-The "Hu" germ seems to be getting quite fresh with some of our best pupils. Feb. 10.-School is treated to some masterpieces of dramatic art. Freshie caught crying over sad fate of Rip Van VVinkle. Feb. ll-School closes! Amen! Feb. 23-School opens! Ahem! VVho says the "Hu" germ doesn't do some good? Mar. S-Redletter day. Clarence Schulze appears with hair cut! VVhole school faints. Mar. 10-Something is wrong. A whole week passed without Casey or Caoles being suspended. 1Apr. 10-Baseball season opens with a victory. Apr. 12-Girls' gym class practice Highland Fling on front lawn before a highly interested audience. Apr. 14-Cecil becomes consoled. Alas! men are so fickle. Apr. 23-We get our pictures tooken. Girls' B. B. Team makes a hit With photographer and he offers a sixteen-inch enlargement free-if it can beat the boys' second team! Apr. 24-Members of student body think that murder is being committed in Room 4, but after rushing to rescue, find that it is only the Seniors select- ing play. SApr. 30-Mildred Randy resumes her job as chaperone. May 5-Freshman English have debate on "XVoman's Suffrage," Baby Bliss pitching for negative. May 6-Fine baseball game Qa light every inningj. Q May 12-Seniors begin play practice, and a series of continual lights. Nii cty-two ,,..................- E Wearin' of the Green V 11 ' C wning Glory' 3 Two Extremesg 1--Little Miss Wimsome 2.-T eir ro , .- 4.-Frisky Froshg 5.-Green Pigtailsg 6.-Cur1y'Locks5 7.-'Ifhree of a Kind Gly 8.-Nuthin' to Do Till Tomorrowg 9.-JWaitressesg 10.-"Banjos ' ' - - ' 1 ' Start. ' Strummmg 11.-Dead Wood, 12. Lmcons Ninety-tl Name A Richard Hawley.. Howard W a c k ITIHI1 ..................., Carol Stickney .. Myrtle Hewitt .... Hugh Tickler ...... DerrilWi'ldanger.. Harold Schulze .... Helen Mitchell .... James Adams ...... Paul Voss .............. Anna Lohse ........ Jessie Curnpston.. Alias Hawley Wackie Careless ......... Myrt ..... ....,... Big Tick .......... Dur'l ..... Schulzie ............ Pickles ,........... Hayblossom Pauline ...... ...l.. Lousy .............. Lessie ...,.......... Fault We are 'pressed for space... ..,..... . Hair ..... .Tennis ..... Too sweet ............ Length ......,, ,...... Bad marks ............ Nose ..... Roughneck Brilliancy Too' many girls on the string .... Coyness ...... Camera fiend ........ Pastime "Hoover for Presi- dent" .......,..............,..... Combing pompadour... Tennis ......... ...,... ....... Talking about Math- Ambition To be ai regular guy ........ . .To be Sultan- of Turkey .... .Tennis .... er Field ........................ Prima donna ...... ..... Growing ..... ........ T o be Babe Ruth Il. ...... . Debating ........ Insect doctor ...... ....." Squlrming ...................,... A Minor intervals and chromatics .................. One plus's ...... Fourth dimension.. ...... .. Playing drum in or- chestra ............ .... . ....... Sleuthing Cfaples to get an appropriate snapl .. ...,.. 1 ..,................... Hobo To be a poundkeeper ...... . To excel in peanut culture To determine by math the 'distance a cat can spit ........ To be Mary Pickford H. ...... " To discover a new way to turn pancakes ............ ............ I ' Pluto will say: 'iMe lad, does your mother know you're out?" , Do you know what the penalty for big- amy is?" Check your racquet at the door," No singing allowed. It spoils Paul's polit- ical arguments." You'll have to wait until we enlarge the door." Right this way to the padded cell." "Where have we met before?',' "You'1l have to leave that dog outside." Grab that shovel and get busyg you're blocking the tratlicf' "Only one room left and that's reserved for Johnson." Hair cut or si11ge?' Where is Jester?" M., '20, SUB-FRESHMEN San Joaquin School- Jackson School- Miss Mitchell CTeacherj Miss Kirchgater CTeacherD Pleasant Grove School- Elk Grove School COld Elk Grovej- Miss Ethel Baker CTeacherj Miss Gertrude Green CTeacherj Xinety-Five SUB-FRESH MEN Victory School- Franklin School- Ninety-six Mrs. Gertrude Forrester CTeacherJ Mr. Peter Kramer CTeacherD Florin School- Mrs. Laura Connors CTeacherD THE -1,- 1 mf r 0 xl , k . I SQ, if V- ff- A 5f'I3:ek,, ff. 2 'M yi, 214 afLel ,V M- ' ' 14 M Efllx P11115 X Ninety-Seven Ninety-eight Q5 Kc, 2-rlifbphi ' 43 THE 51,-fl ill E LK lr' it 1 , , my- L THE STUDENT Bom' of the Elk Grove Union High School, through the Stayf of the "Elk,', 'wishes to express its appreciation for the support which it has received froin the business and pro- fessional inen and ufoinen of Elh Grove and Sac- ramento. In return we assure them that we shall do everything in our power to help to realize the faith which they have placed in us, as an , adver- tising inediuin. Hearty ufishes for a prosperous year, Mr. Advertiser ! Woodlee-Pulich Printing Co., Stockton, Calif ........ ....... Friend Sz Terry Lumber Co ...................................... William A. Meyer ..,......................................................... Eastside Meat Market ................. Mitchell's ................................ Dufour School ........,................. Ben Leonard Co .......................... Ernigh-Winchell Hardware ......... Charles J. Noack ......................... L. H. Howes ....,....................... The Log Cabin ................,,........ Black's Package Store .......... Bank of Elk Grove ............,. The Hub ............................... Ira Jones ..................... Smith Sz Welch .......... The Elm .................... Dr. H. Beattie ....,................. Sacramento Bee ..............,......... Drj Wallace H. Renwick .......... Ehrdart Sz Rhoades .................. J. M. Derr Lumber Co ....... Fred Hartsook .......,........... The Owl Drng Co ........ Miller Sz Skelton ........ Navlet ...........,................... Armstrong Sz Bader ..... Batey Bros ................. Hodson's .................. E. R. Polhemus .,..... Biltwell Garage ............. The Kandy Kraft ,.....,,...,...,.........,..,...,,....,,.. Elk Grove Cash Storel .................................... National Bank of D. O. Mills Sz C0 .......... Sacramento Bank ................,,......,...,.,.....,..,.. The Peoples Bank ......................,...,......... Elk Grove Bakery ................ Elk Grove Shoe Store .......... Dr. John E. Kennedy ...........,.,,...... Sherman Clay Sz Co ........................ Auto Owners Tire Corporation ...... Dr. F. I. 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A SILO cuts the cost of Jroduc- ,13:::f:1:g:1:5:g :Zg1:1:5:5:3:3:7:513I71:f:' 131111:155:32-zo5.-QZ3Zgig:3I:Z:Z:Z:3:3:5:1:2:2:Q15:::5:gigigigi ' . in milk. It decreases the cost of 5' 1151? ,-'liiilftiifiiiiifffii:I:EX-Q:ft212121323335333332127:T:T:351212:2121212Z12:f:5:3:5:"5:2:QTi?3.,',-Q - ' ,2:i:?:f11: gl beef production. It saves one-third assi:-s.gig-g2:5:5:if31522'225212332355,i51515:35:51215 '-'-'A'-A''U'AQE513z5:515:3:3:E:E:E1E1E1E2E11gE52513355 I -j:j'E111:'1Q1 .Z I . izizefriiflftff1:523?212225355552Q:2:2t523E5EeE2i22525ES2?5:2:E:2:2:5:2gagsgf55525E322E2E5:z:s:21e:5:2:2:.eeg1gz:.gzg1g5g:ag: . . 1555523255252ii25ii?E?i4.::1s51,age5252511312 EsE22s:s:s: :rsffmaieisisisiegegegsgegegsg2a2e222zSi222iE?25s?fGs1:1:5:5g25sgz' of the crop, which would otherwise "1 ' ' be wasted. CUSTOMER Our silos occupy an absolutely impregnable position. XVood silos conserve the warm temperature at the beginning of fermentation so the proper acid IS formed. Silage keeps best against wood and nothing is lost around the edges. Investigate Our Silos FRIE D TERRY LUMBER CO. L. G. Shepard, Manager 1012 10th Street -AAAAA AAAA AAA--AA,,---,,,,,--- - ne Hundred ----------------------,-------- -,,,,----,AA -- ---- A--:::::: '-1 -Q .4 QQ--- -Q ---QQ-.--......--------..------------0----- -Q 'LQQQQQQQQQ-QQQQQ KQEMQYQMPEQ S Young "Keeping Your Eyes Young" is a duty that you owe to your future success, and it will pay you to give this matter your careful consid- eration. Your future efficiency will keenly govern your future success-and without eyes that are free from strains, you cannot be fully effi- cient. lt will pay you therefore,' to look Well to the condition of your eyes at all times and give them the benefrt of the years of experience of a competent optician. The reputation of "Meyer Service" is recog- nized throughout the entire Sacramento Val- ley as an optical service of tried worth and accuracy. L, l K 5.1 Q Q9 Qo ooog :-:oo::: : :::::..- 0 0 IP lb 0 If O I ll ll 0 00000 0-0-00QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ: : Q Q-- QQQQQQQQ o0QQooooooooeooegooooqoogooeoaoooo::o::: zoooo: : : : : : : : H- One Hundred One vvrvv ..... o----QQ--QQ-----Q 0 B ' . 0 usiness-the One Eastside Meat Market Uncrowded Field 'P Come and learn about the many Fresh and Cured short courses which prepare you for high-salaried positions. 1: Business nien Wait J, A, POLHEMUS 85 SON for our graduates Proprietors gg Dufour School Elk Grove : : California of, Private Secretaries ,, Native Sons Bldg., Sacramento ::::::"::: ::::::::::::: Alma Dufour-Harris, Pres. 0 Phone M-283 0 e S li List Your Farm Witli Us Il WE GET RESULTS ,,,,,, in E Ben Leonard Co., ' SACRAMENTO 2 617 I Street Phone M 175 0 "Describe water, johnny," said the teacher. "Water," explained johnny, "is a white fiuid that turns black when you put your hands in it."--Exchange. The goldfish thinks nothing of a trip around the globe.-Boston Transcript. v v....... v---------0-------- Emigh-Winchell Hardware Co. EVERYTHING- FOR THE FARMER 709-715 J Street Sacramento Charles J. Noack- WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER Established 1870 704 K Street Sacramento, Cal. 0 ll 0 tl tl ml tl 0 0 0 0 0 0 O I ll ll ll ll u li ll O ll 0 li lr In I l. H. HUWES oo::::::::QQ:::::::::::::o THE LOG CABIN AT OLD ELK GROVE Liberty Ice Cream-Soft Drinks Auto Service Station A and Accessories Mrs. S. D. Robinson, Proprietor e Hundred Two O ll ll O ll ll 0 lx ll 0 4 Voeooooooooooooqa Qooeoooooov - - - Y - -V - - v - -oo 0-0-0.0 ...Q .0 -Q 0-0 Q. QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ y..---.. O U 0 0 O 0 I 0 ll 0 ll ll ll 0 ll O ll 0 ll 0 0 ll 0 O 0 0 ll ll ll It ll 0 lr ll 0 0 O 0 O O 0 f'X O : .T I s: : rs- 51 FU :L P5 3 W ackls ackage Sacramento's Largest Exclusive Grocery " ins" The Place of a Thousand Barga' Opp. City Plaza, 910-914 Sth St. REMEMBER Every article we sell is fully guaranteed. money refunded if not satisfied. Special attention given to shipping orders. Write for our big catalogue. : : : : :: :oococ : : :Q : : : :::oQoo::oQooQo,,..QoooOQoQoo "You're rather a young nian to be left in charge of a drug store," said the fussy old gentleman. "Have you any diploma Fl' "Wl1v, er-no sir l' re Jlied the sho sinan, "but we have a . , 5 , l l of our own that s just as good."-People's Home journal. Qoooqooop QQQQ l ll 0 0 ll rl la 4: nr W ttttotttttr votctcttitttttt QQXCCQQCCGCODDCDCCCQ ll . Your sreparation oooooQoQooooQ-Q..QQo.q.,---,,- , -- , , , - , - - , -4 ooo- THE PARTING OF THE WAYS On the issue of thrift, humanity is ever divided, but the difference is only that which inevitably dis- tinguishes foresight from folly, wisdom from woe. Get headed right by opening an account with us. Then keep ou the right path by building up your account steadily. Every dollar you add is a measure of safeguard against trouble and future want. One dollar starts an interest bearing account. BANK OF ELK GROVE ooo QQQQQQQQQQ-0-00-00 QQQQQQQQQQQQQ--oQ,, Q4-0 0500000.04 poooQooooQ::::::::::::::::::Q:::QQ:::::::oo::::::oo::::::: P900QOOOOOOOCOOOCCOOOOOQQQQQQQ 9:aooo:oooQ:ego9cnsoooQqoeooooooooooooooooooooeQQ QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ A UTI-IE H " -is- ELK GROVE'S FAVORITE STORE IN SACRAMENTO 'fThe Hub" at Sth and I Streets specializes in Young lNlen,s suits at Reasonable Prices. They sold nearly all the Cadet Suits, bought by the Cadets. -rf iv ll tl ll tl ll 0 0 0 ll ll 0 It 0 0 0 ll QQQQQQQ: : : : : O 0 0 :xiii TeaihziTZ1Tl:ljc?eTi?f21TESgT i2'ei1e'e15Qe ebJeIe'51e'eQEel2:f22E5eQE l America. I "And now, boys," she announced, "which one of you can tell me the z pine that has the longest and sharpest needles ?" 4 "Up went a hand in the front row. z "Well, Tommy ?" H I "The porcupine ! "-Tit-Bits. I ':::':x:":::::cxxxz::T:"':::'::::"c:::"::"':: 2 l S Ira Jones EE General 5 It g Dealer in I , I 3 Merchand1se 2 General Merchandise gg , 5 0 I - and - l Farm Implements , , 2 Sporting Goods l Hay, Grain gg E . O . M111 Feeeie z a Sveclalfv 5 ' o and Coal E 2 ' Smith 8z Welch l Phone Main 681 E me . 1 - . . . I lzlli Grove C3,l1lO1'1'l12l 11 "QUALITY FIRST" 5 I ---ooo eooyoo :::::-::::--::::--::---::f::::::::::::::::: :-4 c Humh-eil Four 0000.-000000001 000000 0000000 000000000000 00000 000000000000::0:: :: :::00o:: --0000- E v 000, v -v0000o- - - -00 44 as THE ELM Housekeeping Apartments and Rooms Reasonable Rates MRS. ADAMS, Proprietress Elk Grove. California 00000000000000000000000000 DR. H. BEATTIE Oflice, cor. Main and Nwillllllt Sts. Elk Grove. California Telephone in oilice and residence 00000 AA- 00- -000- -00+ ---00+ 0 0 0 0 0 0 I 0 O O O O 0 0 0 0 ll ll ll ll ll 0 0 O 0 0 ll ll u ll nu ll 0 0 O ll lr ll ll ll Are you up with the Times? READ the HS2lC1'2illlC1'ltO Been McClatchy, Editor Cecil Caples, Local Agent Elk Grove, Calif. Dr. Wallace H. Renwick Dentist Odd Fellows Temple Ninth and K Phone Main 2730-R Sacramento At an Eastern military academy the night guard heard a noise. "I-Ialt! Who goes there ?" he called, in accordance with army regula- tions. It was another student bent on midnight frolic, and he an- swered, "Moses," his frivolous and utter disregard of military rule S brought back the command, the guard probably suspecting the other's g identity, "Advance, Moses, and give the Ten Commandments."-Argo- z naut. . ggsti ::::1:!32::::32::223:::Z2::icizzzzzzzzzizziliil-1:12 O 2 Hardware, Farm lmple- FRED HARTSOOK 0 ' O a ments, Machine Shop C s. . g and Garage Plumbing , Photographs E Ford Automobiles, Gas Engines, ' 422 K STREET P , P' d F'tt' E UITIPS IPC an 1 1I'1gS . g Ehrharclt 8: Rhoacles l y g Elk Grove. California 3 Made our photos l""""""""""""" 5 , J. M. DERR LUMBER g 9 O 5 - co.- g Q Builders' Supplies, Lumber, E CO. : Doors, Paints, Oils, g Sash, Shingles -""' 0 g REDWOOD TANKS g O 7 5 Elk Grove California 2 9th and Is Sacramento Ones Hundred I e 4 f::o::::::::::::::::::--:::::: v------v v- ----- - -----v- - I . 5 E Main 186 3 Clarence Bader Main 1680-Y z E Miller 81 Skelton E Flallli Armstrong Main 1804-Y E l Sacramento l E 0 I o b E Funeral l31I'CCtO1'S 5 Armstrong 'gf Bader l ! Our new ideas in Conducting 2 Funeral Dlrect'Ors l funerals are proving' to the public 2 in A' Q 1 l E that Om. Service is the Ijesta 3 31-IO ltirst Ave., Sacramento. Lal. z : ............. a ....... ...M-.-.-.. ..--- 2 g ""' """" ' "::::::::" ' 9 0 0 Q ffsay It With g BATEY BROS. 2 lc .S S' l I FLOWERS" 5 A W H? 5 2 2 Machine Shop , E kavlet, the Florist 5 and Garage E ' wth and L Streets ' TIRES AND ACCESSORIES ' Q O 2 Agent for Chevrolet Cars 2 2 Phone Main 872 Sacramento 0 Phone or Call Elk Grove. Cal. z 3 :xx::::::::x:::xu --+A- Ld- ------- -A---- A - ++--- - 3 0 ---vY'-'FY--'---'---'v-F-'-v---iv'v 0 0 , 2 F Clarence: "1-low did you like the picture of Becky Sharpe in 'Vanity 5 . 4 air: p n 0 ' U I Clarice: "Let me see, was It in this last number or the one before 2 O that P"-Harvard Lampoon. l 0 O s 1-Qeouf-Q--Q'-to-----Q-fee--'-m---'-'--m---- 2 2 kodak Films Developed E E C I I BlI.TWEI.l. GARAGE f o - Free 2 I I . . O I 0 lllllllllllllIllllllllIIIIIllIlllIIlllllllllllllIIlIllllllIllIll!lllllllllllllllllllllIllllllllIllllllllIllllllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Q 0 I-IODSON'S ' 4 o , o I l 1021 Elghth St' l Ninth and L Streets E Betkeen J and K Sacramento I z .-x--::::-:::::::::::,-- , Sacramento, Cal. l E Phone: Elk Grove l 8 z Best of References """"" g g E. R. POLHEMUS , g I AUCTIONEER I The Kandy Kraft I z Conducts Sales ,of 0 I , Real Estate, Merchandise, Live- 2 -FQR- ' g Stock and Household 'Goods l 2 Money to Loan on Real Estate 3 Makes a Specialty of Arrangmg 4 . and Conducting Sales of Ice Crealn Soft D1-ilqlqg 2 . Farm Property L 3 I Residence and Address: 0 E11 - 0 i ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA 3 ' Q G1 Ove' CH 1 ' 2 e 2:::::::::::::::::::QQQ:::::::::g::::::::g::q:::::::::oo:::l Hunrlrcsl Six C G :oo:::ooo: :o:::::::oo::::::: ELK GROVE CASH STORE Full Line of General Merchandise Quality and Prices Guaranteed Markofer Sz Markofer, I ll II lr H 9 ll ll ll ll 0 0 ll ll O ll ll 0 0 ll ll U ll 0 0 ll ll 0 ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll O 0 ll National Bank of D. O. Mills 81 Co. The oldest Bank west of the Rockies Established 1850 General Banking Safe Deposit Boxes 7TH AND J STREETS SACRAMENTO "Say, Dad, I'm Writing an essa botany, meterology, physiology, c Y e ,,-AA------A- --AA- --oo----oo on a man who held the chairs of mistry and etymology in a small h , college. Would you refer to such a man simply as Professor ?" "No, Johnnie, I'd call a man who could hold as many chairs as that an acrobat."-VVoman's Home Companion. One Hundred Se F -0--v v...... o---o---o--- 0000 -------- --------- - v ---------v O E Send tor our Victory i FRESH BREAD i . 1 0 Account folder, which 3 And Baked G00dS Every Day at 3 5 tells about this plan of correlat- GPOVB Bakery z Q ing savings account with insur- 4, Cakes, Doughnuts, Snails, Pies 0 2 ance-the plan which makes you and Fine Pastry a Specialty 2 2 certain of having S5l,OOO. Special orders for Wfeddings, z Also ask for Banking by Mail. Parties, Entertainments, etc., z it receive prompt attention 4 PEERLESS ICE CREAM E ' 1 1 an " h 1 s G. Deiss ' E tour and K, oak Park 2 C ar e E ------------------I----- o :xxx:f::::::::2:::--'- O """""' " """"" "' 0 O ' " Elk G Sh St 0 1+ 5 Account Appreciated :Q MEN'S, LADIES', BOYS, AND E . n ' ' Commercial 1' GIRLS SHOES ' i S - O. Shoe Repairing a Specialty i Q avlnbs . Expert Advice on any Shoes 2 i THE1?iiog1iiisDs1i3ANK l E J Warren s Q X nu ' ' 0 5 S3Qf3111Q1'1t0 Store in Poston Bldg., Elk Grove S Q ,.,. :::::::::::::,,:::,::- -::::: .... :::::-::--:::::--4- O 0 5 Some Worries Q 0 A solemn thought comes to my mindg O 2 . I put it up to you- i 2 Suppose your eyeteeth all went blind: 2 I How could you see to chew? : 3 -New York Sun. g . oooo ::::-:::::::::---:::ooo::::::::::::::::::::::::::ot: Q i You will receive REAL TlRli . 8 . SERVICE if you use GENERALS 9 0 The General goes a long way to 0 z 2 lllialceofrglejndsi Cords guaranteed : , Q 7 ' l ,O ' . f ' g - 3 D1- 101111 L- KCHHCGB 2 afileai for1?i0?JIJ 1.11113 ms ual Q I S Dentist AUTO OWNERS TIRE Q z 922V J Street 8 CORPORATION 3 g 2 , SACRAMENTO g 8 'lieli Main 2233-XM Sacramento 3 at the corner of Ninth and L Streets z g .... :::::::::::::-:::::::: 0 , ....... ..., ....... .,--.,,. I 0 I ' Hivhest Ideals in Music ' ' I a A 0 0 ' Steinway Piano E 2 , Duo-Art Plano DR. F. J. WILDANGER 8 2 Victrola i 8 . Office and Residence First Door g 2 ' North of Victory School. 2 L' CO' Local and Long Distance Phones Ninth and I Streets i , i in SACRABIENTO : ELK GROVE. CALIFORNIA E o::::::::::::::::::::c:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::-i Hundred Eigh Q 5 1, 6, 1 AUTQQRAPEIS 1" 1 . .1,,f,,.,' if "F 'f' Mi!! ffv fv'frrJf-ff'r" --'1 f f Q X " ,e iffig ',L4Lf Jig 5 4 f' ,,f- fy . w ff 'f ,f X' f ' ,O , vi ,. K. A ff - f . f MMO! Jw wif, ni ,! 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