Elston High School - Elstonian Yearbook (Michigan City, IN)

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THE ELSTONIAN M. C. HI “Our Ship” Each graduating class that leaves This good old school so dear, Is scattered among other schools, And places far and near. Some will have souvenirs to keep To aid their memory, When they think of the school so dear To them, to you and me. Some too will keep Elstonians; Its jokes and photographs Will bring some tears, but better yet T’will call forth many laughs. “Aw Shoot!” I’ll need no souvenirs Nor photographs I guess, To help recall my happiest days In old M. C. H. S.! 2 —Mamie HeiseTHE FIFTH ANNUAL ELSTONIAN The voyage of the ship SEPTEMBER, 1924 To JUNE, 1925 Presented by THE GLASS OF 1925DEDICATION With Best Wishes and a “Bon Voyage” through life, we dedicate this book to our captain—-MISS MAGDALENE SCHMITH The Pilot and Crew 4MR. KEELER “Our Admiral” With Him who counts the sands And holds the water in His hands. We know a lasting record stands Inscribed against this name. MR. TALYOR MR. MACK MR. HUTTON THE SCHOOL BOARD “Our Lieutenant Commanders” We live for the cause that lacks assistance For the wrong that needs resistance For the future in the distance And the good that we can do 5MR. MURRAY “Our Commodore” His life is gentle; and the elements So mix’d in him that Nature might stand up, And say to the world This is a man! 78uriHIlB TO THE TEACHERS— “Our Lieutenant Commanders” “In this world, the one thing supremely worth having is the opportunity to do well and worthily a piece of work of vital consequence to the welfare of mankind.”—Theodore Roosevelt. Teaching is probably one of the greatest opportunities to do this thing that Roosevelt says is the supreme thing worth doing. It is not only his opinion, but Mr. Murray, in a talk to the Seniors one day, said, also, that the greatest profession, in the world, is teaching. He pointed out the fact that without teachers there would be no doctors; without teachers there would be no lawyers, (that might prove a benefit to humanity) ; that without teachers there would be only ignorance. Do you realize how important they are? Yes? Then there is one thing more. A teacher in our high school said to me one day, “Teaching is the most thankless job I know of.” When you think about it, it is true, isn’t it? Do you ever thank your teacher for some bit of knowledge you have gained during class? Very, very seldom! I have known some students who actually thought their teachers stayed awake nights, thinking of work for them to do. I believe they called them “slave-drivers” or some such name. But they aren’t. Just do for one day, what I did for one week—teach a class. The slightest word of appreciation for what you have done, you will grab at like a drowning man grabs for a life preserver. Try it! “No one can be a good student who has not been a teacher.” (Also quoted from one of our teachers.) Think about this and try being a good student to show your appreciation for your teachers. It might work! Katherine Ohming 910ELIZABETH C. LEE Science B. S. Ohio State University LELA TROUTNER Latin and English A. B. Olivet College RUSSELL B. TROYER Science A. B. Indiana University MILDRED A. SMITH Household Arts Supervisor B. S. Northwestern University WTLHELMINA MUNSON Commercial Subjects A. B. Western College DORIS CARD Mathematics and English A. B. Western College HELEN A. SOUTHGATE Science A. B. University of Illinois MARGARET HIRSCHMAN MUTCH Music Valparaiso University MAGDALENE M. SCHMITH History A. B. Franklin College FRANCES SEBESTA Physical Education Chicago Normal School of Physical Education ANDREW GILL Physical Education A. B. Indiana University LOUISE REED Public Speaking B. Illinois Woman’s CollegeLILLE M. WALTON Mathematics A. B. Oberlin College MELLIE LUCK Foreign Languages A. B. Indiana University ANNE JAMESON Art B. S. College of Industrial Arts FRANCES KELLY English A. B. DePauw University GRACE LLEWELLYN Household Arts A. B. Ohio Wesleyan University GOLDIE A. SHEPHERD ALMA CURTIS KRUEGER English Librarian B. S. Miami University A. B. Valparaiso University R. O. SCHAEFFER Machine Shop Valparaiso University 14FLORENCE PALM Household Arts Valparaiso University MABLE MARIE ENGSTROM History A. B. Indiana University PAUL S CONNELL Woodworking Indiana State Normal f EDITH VOREES Commercial SubjecLs and History Ph. B. University of Chicago LOIS EIKENBERRY English A. B. DePauw University STEEN McNEILAN Mathematics A. B. Ohio Wesleyan University MARTHA HALLER Clerk of School Board LOUISE PUFFPAFF Clerk in Superintendent’s Office LOYAL H. TINGLEY Monmouth College THELMA OSWALD Clerk in Principal’s Office R. E. TIEFEL Mechanical Drawings Terre Haute Norma! JAMES H. GRIFFIN Mathematics and History A. B. Wittenburg CollegeJANE NEAVE KEITHLEV SENIOR “Most Beautiful Girl in M. C. . S. ” 16IRENE REBER JUNIOR “The Second Prize Beauty" 1718S3SSV13. ." ' ' -• v V' , Cl 1 . vY' «•'•' ■ k r - -.■ «m ?■ - ••'CHARLES HENRY “Our Leader” ‘THE LIEUTENANTS” 19THE PILOT AND CREW DOT OHMING Editor-In-Chief JOHN BARTHOLOMEW Business Manager JOE STIPP Advertising Editor CHARLES LAMBKA Assistant Advertising Editor JANE KEITHLEY Art Editor KATHERINE OHMING Society Editor LEROY MICHAELS Snap Editor MARIE COAN Girls’ Athletics EDDIE SIGHTS Boys’ Athletics GRACE HOSTETTER Literary Editor MAMIE HEISE Joke Editor J. B. GIFFORD Alumni 20Charles Henry Do( Ohming Dolores Thomas LeRoy Michaels Presi lent Vice President Secretary Treasurer Dear Old M. C. Hi: Our ship sails soon. We must leave the ship M. C. H. S., and go our way on different ones. We must part from our old friends, our buddies and our sweethearts. Many, we will never see again, but memory is very sweet and we shall use many of our spare moments, thinking and dreaming of the good old days of yore. The Seniors of ’25 are both glad and proud that we are the last ones to graduate from the “old school.” We know that the 192G graduates will be just as proud of the new school when they graduate next year. But after all we who have gone to the “old school” are bound to it by a tie which can never be broken. We are going out into the world to man our own ships—but in the depth of our hearts we long to, once more—just for a while—belong to that old ship—M. C. H. S. We’ll never forget for a moment our Old Loyalty Song. We’ll never forget for a moment our teachers, our principals, our superintendent, and not for a moment will we forget our Athletes—good luck to you and remember this—“When that great • score is written against your name it does not write what you won or lost but how you played the game.” “ALL ABOARD”! The signal has come, our time is short. Good-bye teachers, good-bye Freshies, Sophs, and you Juniors who are to take our places—good-bye everyone. “Our School, may she always be in the right but Our School, right or wrong.” Good Luck, The Pilot and the Class of ’25. 2122LOUISE MARY GIELOW FLORENCE MARY ROBINSON “Flo” KENT WHEELOCK HASELWOOD ELDORA CECELIA ERICKSON FLORENCE KRAMER JOHN HAROLD WILCOX “Jiggs” ELIZABETH M. SHERIDAN IRENE ELLA DIFFANBAUGH “Peaches” MELBERT OSCAR SWANSON “Mel” MARJORIE FRANCES ELIZABETH OWEN BARNES HALE “Egypt” “Betty” LISLE STEPHENS “Michigan”JANE NEAVE KEITH LEY MARGARET MARY LEARY “Peg” GLADYS MAE WILLIAMS “Happy” GERTRUDE ELEANOR HELEN DOTY FINLEY BOSS “Gert” “Shorty” LESTER MARTIN JOHNSON “Snowball” GRACE ELIZABETH HOSTETTER DORTHULA PEARL RITCHIE MILEAGE EDWARD SIGHTS “Eddie” KATHERINE DOROTHEA OHMING “Kate” MARY HELEN JAMES “Jim” LOREN ORVAL RITCHIE26HELEN E. DOLORES LUCELLA ANDERSON THOMAS “Herk” CHARLES FRANK MARTIN “Chuck” MAMIE LUCY HEISE “Pat” ALMA LILLIAN KOZA “Rusty” JOSEPH MILBURN STIPP “Joe” NORMA HENRIETTA FLOTOW “Curly” JUANITA MAY FELTON “Nita” LEROY EVERT MICHAELS “Mike” LOIS FERN REDDING “Loie” GENEVIEVE FRANCES BRYAN “Gene” CHARLES HENRY “Chuck”28DOROTHY OHMING “Dot” ELEANOR MAE PRECIOUS “Billy” MILDRED MARIE GOEDE “Milly” ARBUTUS MOLDENHAUER “Beu” ELSA BI.OM “Punk” LILLIAN ELLA HEICHEL “Ducky” MARIE EVELYN COAN “P. K.” WILBUR FRANK HEURING “Bill” MILDRED FAY RICHTER “Honey” THELMA ROAMAII HEBERLING “Shimmy” RUDOLPH HENRY HERMAN SCHNICK “Arsenic”BERTHA ANN ROJAHN “Botz” PANSY IRELAND “Irish” CHARLES KENNETH LAMBKA “Q-ball” FERN ISABEL DOROTHY JOHNSTON MALCHOW JOHN SOUTHGATE BARTHOLOMEW “Southgate” RHEA BRADY LAWRENCE TROST “Thirst” EDWARD ALBERT BRANT “Red” FOSTER GEORGE LUCHTMAN WILLIAM E, VOLTZ “Bill” JAMES BETHUEL GIFFORD “Jarvis” GERALD SMITH “Jerry”EVERYTHING BUT THE TRUTH Queen Wilhelmina and King Griffin were seated at breakfast. Their breakfast room was exquisite. The Reed furniture was the very best. A beautiful Palm was the only plant in the room. The peace was broken when the Bell at the old Southgate began to Tingley. A Gard rushed in and told King James that there wasn’t a Gill left on the Troutner, a stem left in the Eikenberry so Chef Smith cooked a Peck of prunes for the wedding of King Jame’son, Atchison, to Sebesta. the daughter of King Liefel and Queen Vorees, of Munson. There was Mutch excitement when King Jame’son ran away in the Kelly with the Shepherd’s daughter Llewellyn and was married by the Parson McNeilan. When the king learned the truth he cried, “Nafe! Nafe!” but my Luck is poor, but never fear Connell bring them back. The trumpeters Schmith, Krueger, and Shaeffer blew their trumpets as the couple came through the gates to the castle. The Shepherd’s daughter was so charming that she soon won her way into the heart of the King. The page Walton was ordered to spread the news among the people that there would be a dance on the Lee that evening in honor of the newlyweds who were to leave the next day for Troyer Venice. 32LEONARD LANDWIRTH “Our Leader” THE MIDSHIPMEN” 33Am THE JUNIOR CLASS The Junior Class is a peppy one. Can’t you tell by the names of the officers? These leaders have been working all year to make the class a distinguished one and with the aid of the loyal members, they have succeeded very well. The Juniors claim some of tin very best athletes in M. C. Hi. Nearly every member of the tra'k team belongs to this illustrious Junior Class. This class will be well representel in both football and basketball next year. Cood luck to you! Last December the class put on the Junior Jamboree, a dance which brought back the good o'd days when things were booming. In January the class presented “Honor Bright”—a play well worth seeing. Miss Reed was the coach. The class of ’26 has chosen a ring and pin for standardizing the choosing of this emblem each year. . We have rumors that this snappy group intends to give the Junior Prom at the Spaulding Hotel, in honor of the graduating class. Quite Ritzy! ! ! The Seniors are very grateful to the Juniors, and we wish to thank them right now for the wonderful time we’re going to have. Good luck to you mighty Juniors, and may you become mightier Seniors! 34JUNIORS Carl Atkins Lawrence Benson Omar W. Bowers John Cooney John Carrell Geo. Diffenbaugh George Engstrom Fred Flotow Robert Garrettson Lawrence Ginther Marshall Ginther Samuel Haines Virgil Harlacker Jack Harrison Edward Hibbs Lyman Hicks Selwyn Horan Philip James Harold Johansen Albert Johnson Jacob Katz Frank Keppen Louis Kienitz Paul H. Krueger Leonard Landwirth Walter Leeds Francis Leggett Richard Lewry Richard O’Maldy Arthur Margraf Floyd Melson Earl F. Miller John Morris Louis Mross William Pahl William Paxton Norman Reebs Blaine Richards Wm. Richter, Jr. Wilford Robinson Harry Rubin Walter Schlundt Ronald Schofield Russell Schofield Wilbur Schroeder Irwin Shon Abe Slavin Jacob Slavin Stanford Smith William Smith Glen Sparrow Richard Staufer Henry Stelter Arthur Stevens Edward Stibbe Wm. R. Stockwell Richard Sutton Mathew Timm Fred Warner Joe Wiener William Wilke Edward Williams Wallace Wilson L. H. Wineman Leonard Wocholski Althea Arndt Frances Arndt Vohn Arrowsmith Margaret Barnes Margaret Blair Mildred Burnett Opal Calahan Janis Dilworth Dorothy Erickson Dorothy Finske Dorothy Foster Ruth Guibert Helen Hapke Muriel Hillman Catherine Hull Eunice Hunziker Pearl Irk G. Kaczmarczyk Doris Karpen Jane Karpen Esther Kieper Aura Jean Kirk Ida Klaus Margureita Koelln Hazel Kramer Irene Kramer Myrtle Krueger Frances Martin Dorothy McAlpine Evelyn Moritz Anna Morris Inez Nicholson Mary L. Opperman Gertrude Pearson Eloise Poston Luella Racine Irene Reber Harriet Savage Helen Schmock Mildred Schram Jov Schwark Helen Staffel Ruth Stevens Helen C. Timm Lois Vetterly Dorothy Wear lone Wilcox Francis Wilhelm 35SENIOR ONES John Anderson Lawrence Benson Norman Carlson Ray Cochran John Crumpacker Herman Hitz David Hunter Harold Johnson Wm. Killing-beck Marvin Levenberg Ear] McAllister Marvin Peterson Lyle Seward Elton Smith Roger Ward Mary V. Allbright Helen Bartholomew Karin Blom Laura Blomquist Marjorie Donohue Carine Greenberg Mildred Wolgast Eva Zink Marylouise Grieger Margaret Haviland Alice Kramer L. Michaels M. Coar F. Johnston Florence Kramer Roberta Mack Hazel Mell Dorothy Misener Anna Morris Sarah Frances Orr Mable Priest Kathryn Robeson Edith Schwager Dorothy Spreneel Florence Stibbe Melba Swanson Lucille Tamlin Mildred Tisdel Louise Vetterly Hilda Wendt 36MIKE FARROH “Onr Leader” “THE ENSIGNS” 37 SOPHOMORES Harold Allen C. Baumgarten Charles Beebe Richard D. Bell Stanley Biela Robert Blocksom John Bohlim Melvin Burns Charles Chinske A. Christensen Lester Cochran Clarence DeVaux Paul Dolembo Howard Edinger George Fachat Mike Farroh Earl Flinn William Flotow Kenneth Friend Earl Geliske Glenn Glafcke Andrew Haerb, Jr. Donald Hanna Russell Harbart Victor Harris Nelson Hullings Ronald Johnson Earl Kaeding Ford Keppen Iceland Kienitz F. Krueger Arthur Kush Patrick Lahey Meyer Landwirth William Lane Stanley Lauer Carl Leuth Edward McCornb Henry McIntyre Max Meaduske Clement Moore Carl Mross Eugene Noveroske W. Piergalski Frederick Pillard Dwight Porter F. Przybylinski Eugene Richards Glenn Roames John D. Rock Henry Root, Jr. Harold Sadenwater I ester Sadenwater Fred Sayre Lawrence Smith Phillip Stockwell William Stockwell Albert Striebel William Sunderman Donald Urqhart Norman Vergane Elmer Virge William Wagner Donald Ward I,eon Wear Willard West Belva Armstrong Gertrude Barnett Mihlred Barth Dorothy Bingamon Estelle Boggs Ursula Boucher Mable Brant Dorothy Brink Beth Carver Geneveive Carver Dorothy Clinger Manetta Coan Winifred Cooney Mary DeWitt Dorothy Dilts Thelma Dingier Alma Flannigan Elizabeth Gay Julia Gielow Florence Groth Mildred Hecht Gladys Helms Dorothy Herbert Norma Hirschman Hidl Holmgren Alice Hull Pearl Hull Dorothy Hultgreen Clara Huenerjager Francis Hyer Dorothy Johnson Alice Kane Beatrice Kane Dorothy Knable Eleanor Kniola J. Krimbacher Alice Lee Isabel Lippins Evelyn Lubke Florence Malm Gladys McGee Helen Mercer Dorothy Messner E. Orlowski Ruth Perham Charlotte Rogers Elanor Rudnick G. Samuelson Valerie Sass Mable Schmock Donna Schroeder Olga Seidler Harriet Sherrick G. Silakowski Ruth Slaughter Erma Stelter Frances Timm Grace Utley Barbara Vail Julie Vollmar Maybelle Wagner Margaret Weber Bertha Westphal Mary Wilson Dorothy Zeese 38“THE GOBS’’ 39FRESHMEN I Earl Ackel Russell Anderson Kenneth Baker Leroy Bartels William Beebe Charles Bodine Wallace Bohnstadt Joe Bouislowski Frank Bowers Raymond Brown Edward Bryan Frank Burnett Russell Carr Norman Cipares Joe Connelly Norman Conrad Art Cowgri.ll Henry Cuqual William Deets Edwin Dombrowsky Raymond Drake Harlan Easterday Roy Flotow Geo. Flowers Lester Ford Howard Frehse Adolph Gawronski Charles Gay Alfred Gielow John Gleason Vincent Glick Frederick Grievish Robert Grimes Howard Groth Arthur Hansen Clarence Harding: Bryce Hazelwood Casper Heinnich Walter Hunback Edgar Hultgrreen Fritz Hundt Alfred Kahl Melvin Kay Roy Killingrbeck Howard Kimble Clifford Kirk Helmet Koehler Clement Kolanczyk Geo. Kroniske Frederick Krause Roy Kreighbaum Alvin Kroening Earl Krueger Frank Kubick Peter Kuchick Leonard Kush Earl Locker Edward Lakowski Walter I.ietke Walter Liebig V. B. Lombard James Lyons Henry Marshall Wilbur Martin Walter McComb Harold Mervis Michael Moscan Howard Mosher Clarence Noveroski Teddy Orlowski Russell Odell Louis Otlewski Hubert Pattengale Andy Pavlick Russell Peters Max Pitrowski. Earl Powley Benjamin Pscion Joseph Quartuchi Clifford Rawlings Frederick Rock Jack Rogers David Root Lester Runge Dashy Sabo Louis Sass Peter Saterday Arthur Schmidt Louis Schmith Albert Schnick Edward Schnick Lawrence Schnick Lyman Sheridan Joseph Shikany Richmond Shires Forest Slaughter Elmer Stark Russell Stoddard Dallas Taylor Ralph Taylor Eugene Timbrook Harold Thornburgh Ernest Wabshall Walter Weatherbee Burdett Wendt Walter Werdin Willard Westphal Virgil White Roland Wiesner Wm. Wilkenson Wermen Will A. Wojiechoski Lawrence Wright Wilbur Zahrndt Marvin Zeese Bert Zimmerman 40FRESHMEN II Robert Adams Howard Anderson William Beebe Howard Benford Harry Biederstaedt Charles Bodine Roger Bowers Horace Brown Preston Calvert V. Carpenter Guy Carter Edward Cassidy Richard Chubb Joe Connelly Richard Cook Carl Erickson Harold Evert Roy Ewing Earl Geliske Glen Glafke Frank Graham Harmon Green Fred Hager Alfred Hapke John Harbart Theodore Harvey Frank Hager Raymond Herb Howard Hess Ray Heuck Raymond Hallis Edgar Haslitter Gerhard Jesch Richard Johnson Melvin Kay Homer Keel Ray Killingbeck Clifford Kirk Chester Kominarek Joseph Krajeske Leonard Kush Michael Takey Edward Lay Clarence Levine Bruce Martin Walter Minke Bud Myers Edward Naavrat Arthur Neulieb Owen Nicewarner Robert Northcott Vernon Painter John Paxton Otto Pollack LeRoy Reebs Clarence Riech James Root Russell Sadenwater Willard Schudorick Ambrose Schultz Arthur Schultz Charles Siebert Ben Slavin John Smith Henry Spychalski Grant Stein John Stibbe Fred Uebler Frances Webb Wallace Westphal Arnold Wiener Harold Wilson Fred Wolf Harold Xander Marvin Zeese Lewis Zorn Jeanette Adamson Margaret Adamson Viola Beatty Adelaide Burnett Vivian Boss Louis Bunton Beulah Carow E. Christensen Gertrude Cofer Gladys Cook Laretto Crawford Doris Cross Mildred Deutscher Edna Dietz Mildred L. Ebert Fern Eckert Vera Ellis Fern Fogarty Nayciel Freeze Jane Garrettson Dorothy Glanz Helen Gray Grace Griffin Edna Hable Velda Harlacher Elenor Heinz Helen Hilmken Marion Hibner Lois Holloway Sarah Hunter Mary Isham Florence Jesse Madeline Johnson Dorothy Kachur Florence Krueger Florence Lange Amy Lauer Esther Lieber F. Luchtman Helen Mazzaia Louise McKee Viola McKee Ethel Miller Esther Neumann Margaret Purvis Thelma Ray Mildred Rhoda Daisy Riley Marie Sabel Margaret Schnick Edna Schramm Dorothy Schwager Lillian Seeling Evelyn Shank Fern Smith Nina Sparrow Bernice Stark Marion Stern Elsie Tews C. Thompson Roberta Thornburg Helen Timm Genevieve Voltz Helen Vorhees Alfred Wahl Jeannett Wilbur Irene Wendt Elta Westphal Marion Wheeler Ruth Wilhelm C. Wojchiechowske D. Zimmerman 4142  "DOT” “Atta Dot) Gang Loi’sa Pep” 43FOR YOU TO REMEMBER Friends!—do you remember?—Autumn—at M. C. H. S.—the first day of school!—the S. O. S. call of the Elstonian—new Freshies—hurrying everywhere—more bobbed heads—conflicts—football?—pep meetin’s —Crimson and White—a dance—derby day—the first snow—Winter at M. C. H. S.—more pep meetin’s—basketball—more dances—busses to the games—our Loyalty Song—convocations—snowballin’—Sleighride parties —m’m boy!—then the tournament—spring vacation?—Spring—drowsy feelin’—new love affairs—baseball—Topsy and Eva—Senior dance—Glee Club operetta—Football—Basketball Banquet!—Easter issue of the Comet? —Class day?—Commencement?—Senior colors of Silver and Blue—their flowers, lillies-of-the-valley—then the Junior Prom—the Seniors gone—more to take their places—Summer at M. C. H. S.—goodbyes—Friends—ANDY GILL “Our Coach” COACH ANDY GILL Rah! Andy! Yea! Gill! Rah! Yea! Andy Gill! Andy Gill! Mmmmmm Some Coach! Loyalty Song We’re loyal to you M. C. Hi For your colors are Crimson and WTiite That stands for the spirit that helps, us to win in every fite, M. C. Hi you’re best in the land For you’re backed by a strong and loyal band, We’ll shout your praises to the skies, For we’ll be loyal to you dear old M. C. Hi. 45FOOTBALL TEAM Capt. Stipp—Center Wm. Kiilingbeck—Center A1 Johnson—End Lysle Seward—End Win. Voltz—Guard Don Hanna—Guard Paul Krueger—Guard Carl Leuth is M. Mathew Timm—Tackle Carl I euth—Tackle Mike Parroh—Guard and Fullback Ike Shon—Half Back John Crumpacker—Half Back Eddie Sights—Half Back Bill Wilkie—Quarterback C.’s Captain for 1926. 46 ff rrrBASKETBALL 1924-25 Under the leadership of Captain Henry the M. C. basketeers had a very successful season even though they didn’t win the sect:onal. As in football Coach Gill had to build a team out of new material. There were eight lettermen, Captain Henry, Francis Leggett, Lawrence Benson, William Wilkie, Selvin Horan, Forrest Slaughter, Mike Farroh and Gene Richards. Henry and Leggett are the only two we lose by graduation, so next season ought to be even more successful. SECOND TEAM Flotow, McIntyre, Robinson, James and Atkins—forwards. Keppen and Slavin—Centers. Warner and Cochran—Guards. These men formed the lightweight squad. They had a very successful season and lost only one game to Froebel. Later in the season they defeated Froebel. M. C. H. S................25 Crown Point................ 13 M. C. H. S................ 32 Hobart ..................... 17 M. C. H. S................ 24 Elkhart......................25 M. C. H. S................ 39 Plymouth ................... 20 M. C. H. S................ 34 Niles ...................... 23 M. C. H. S................ 33 Hammond......................25 M. C. H. S................ 19 Froebel .................... 39 M. C. H. S................ 23 Hammond......................22 M. C. H. S................ 17 Laporte......................51 M. C. H. S................ 22 Froebel .....................21 M C. H. S................ 22 Laporte......................27 M C H. S................ 24 Ft. Wavne .................. 39 M. C. H. S................ 33 Valpo ...................... 40 The Tournament at Laporte M. C. H. S................ 26 LTnion Mills ................ 9 M. C. H. S................ 21 Westville .................. 11 M. C. H. S................ 20 Stillwell .................. 16 m! C. H. S................ 24 Laporte......................27 (Over time)CHARLES HENRY Forward FRANCIS LEGGETT Forward WILLIAM LAWRENCE WILKE BENSON Guard Center 48’ MIKE FARROH Center GENE RICHARDS Guard SELVIN HORAN Guard FORREST SLAUGHTER Guard 49BASKETBALL AND TRACK 1924 Without a field to practice on Coach Gill could not develop a very-successful baseball team. The following team, Chas. Henry and Howard Baine , pitchers; Heinie Krueger, catcher; Paul Krueger, first base; Wm. Voltz. second base; Ed Sights, left field; Ray Cochran, center field; Wilbur Heuring, right field. The games played were M. C. H. S. 4, vs. Wal-kerton, 4 here. M. C. H. S. 1, vs. Laporte, 5 h re and Laporte 10, vs. M. C. H. S. 5, there. This year there will be an interclass league and no representative team. With suitable facilit'es M. C. H. S. will ent- r the Nor hern Indiana league in 1926. M. C. H. S. had a successful track season. Capt. Louis Lauer went to the state meet in th 220 hard low hurdles and Jordan Hays in the mile. The track men are Lauer, Shon, McAllester, hundred yard dash. Atkins, half mile; Hays, mi'e; Cochran, high jump; Stanlov Lauer, Wm. Wilkie and Glenn Spero pole vault. L. Lauer shot put and McAllester and Lauer broad jump. The schedule contained four meets, three in Gary and one in Laporte. We won the dual meet in Laporte, taking most of the first places. In the Gary meets we won enough points to be considered strong contenders. The schedule this year contains five meets three in Gary, including the sectional meet, one in Laporte and one in South Bend. With Capt. Wilkie, Horan, Crumpacker, Farroh, Atkins, Slavin, Henry, Shon, and many new track stars M. C. will have a crack team. M. C. won second place at the track meet in Gary. 50 STATE CHAMPION BASKETBALL TEAM MARGARET PURVIS-HAZEL KRAMER— OPAL CALAHAN—Forward GERTRUDE PEARSON—Forward MARY HELEN ANN MORRIS— MANETTE COAN— MILDRED BURNETT—Guard MARIE COAN—Center JAMES—Capt. Guard“THE INTER-CLASS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS” Seniors GENEVIEVE BRYAN THELMA HEBERLING MILDRED RICHTER ARBUTUS MOLDENHAUER MILDRED GOEDE ELEANOR PRECIOUS GLADYS WILLIAMS MARY HELEN JAMES MABEL SCHMOCK KARIN BLOM DOROTHY GLANZ DOROTHY MISENER MARGARET HAVILA'ND “THE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS” jTn rTi fTC i » i « » IEIMPORT HER5 TV vi-» i«« m • «••» ?■ Cm Mb) •»« -',k" • CkM I 9 '» • !»•• «■ ? ImiIM • ' M CTHlS A«hlet», in m f w.fi., »L m.i i ,r c« ind Fi .| i m ! 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M « •, Sfcv • . i ••1 ,JS  “FREDDIE” “Fight” iS3IXLMJ3V55Did you know the High School has a thirty-two piece band? Well it has and it played for several games and pep meetings and at a Rotary luncheon. They also played for the musical comedy “Topsy and Eva.” The first social event of the season was of course the Freshman-Sophmore party. There was a program, dancing and refreshments. Every one had a dandy time. Next came the Crimson Comet Mixer. Every one loves a dance after a game and we all showed our appreciation for the dance by having a rip roaring good time. GLEE CLUB Dot Ohming—President Lois Redding—Vice President Sarah Frances Orr—Secretary and Treasurer The Glee Club won a prize for singing at the HL-Y Hallowe’en party, they sang Christmas carols at the H. B. Christmas party. They put on an Operetta “Spring” for a Convocation program and the operetta “Miss Carruthers Returns.” It was good. Oh! that Hallowe’en party the Hi-Y gave. A snappy program! Games! Costumes! A girls’ party gave us a chance to act as crazy as we wanted to without being bothered with any boys. The Junior Jamboree was a peppy Mixer, only if it hadn’t been so cold. But then that made it peppy because we had to dance fast to keep warm. Miss Bell and Miss Vorees gave a lovely party for their God-children, we could have gone. ♦ We wish GIRLS’ CITIZENSHIP LEAGUE Mary Helen James—President Genevieve Bryan—Vice-President The Girls’ Citizenship League is a new organization. They gave a party for the girls and did some good work when they each took a Freshman girl under their wing. » THE LATIN CLUB Philip James—President Donald Ward—Vice-President Charlotte Rogers—Secretary and Treasurer John Morris—Sergeant-at-Arms The Latin club is an interprising organization. They had a Latin contest and gave a most delightful luncheon for the visiting Latin teachers and students. They promise fine things for the future. DRAMATIC’S CLUB Leonard Landwirth—President Dot Ohming—Vice-President Dorothy Misener—Secretary Jane Karpen—Treasurer The Blackfriars gave us several One Act plays this year. Keep up the good work. 56THE BOYS’ ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Just as the G. A. A. supports the girls’ athletics so does the B. A. A. support the boys’ athletics. Our athletics have been strengthened greatly ever since the organization came to the front. The B. A. A. backs football, basketball, baseball, track and now we even have a tennis team which is backed by this strong club. We wish the best of luck to this club and we hope that in the future it may have another group of live wire officers as it has this year. May this club continue to grow, may it continue to uphold the athletic glories of old M. C. Hi, and may it promote good sportsmenship. real school spirit and undying loyalty to “the best school ever.” 15 Rahs! B. A. A. 57LOIS MARIE GENEVIEVE MARGARET REDDING COAN BRYAN HAVILAND Vice-President President Secretary Treasurer THE G. A. A. The Girls Athletic Association, otherwise known as the G. A. A. sponsored the girls athletics. They gave the girls basketball team letters for their good work. You know they are Champions of the State. They helped put on that memorable Football-Basketball Banquet. More power to them! They not only sponsored athletics but they also kept their club a live wire in M. C. H. S. in other things too. There is more to write about the G. A. A. every year. A short time ago it was a little, insignificant organization—but—like a need—it grew and grew—until now—it is one of the most important organizations of M. C. High. Does it afford pleasure and interest? Well—judge for yourself— nearly every girl in school is a member. The officers have done much toward making this year’s program a success. So far it has been as follows: In the warm sunny month of September a large number of ambitious girls decided to take a hike. They started early one morning, dressed for the occasion and they certainly made a classy appearance. They hiked along the beach and really hiked. Unlike most girls’ hikes, which end up in riding, they arrived at Grand Beach—their destination—on foot! ! ! Everyone reported a good time. The G. A. A. gave a Kid Party for the girls. There was a program in the auditorium, then a dance and games in the Barn—all the little girls wore short gingham dresses, hair-ribbons, and socks, Even the teachers indulged. And of course you remember the Mixer they gave. What fun we had that night! 58BOOSTERS’ CLUB Sam Haines—President Sarah Frances Orr—Secretary Dot Ohming—Vice President Helen Bartholomew—Treasurer One of the livest of our live organizations—THE BOOSTERS—they made us what we are today. Perhaps you don’t know it but they sponsored the Debating team, they put on the musical comedy “Topsy and Eva” for the benefit of the orchestra and the band, they were directly responsible for most of the busses that took all “ye” athletic fans to the games out of town, they sold those good looking M. C. H. S. emblems, they helped to boost the ticket sales, and remember the peppy Mixer they gave? That isn’t all they did either and Oh! those good looking sweaters they bought. 59urtHlE IB THE CAFETERIA “Our Filling Station” THE JUNIOR HI-Y Philip Janies—President Wilfred Robinson—Vice President Edward Stibbe—Sec. and Treas. The Junior Hi-Y is an organization of younger boys and they are going to be a peppy bunch. This year they gave us a good Convocation program. They have lots of fun among themselves at their exclusive suppers. Mrs. Bell is their faculty advisor and Mr. Davis their instructor. 60-TrtHIlB !■ THE MUSIC CLUB Margaret Haviland—President Dot Ohming—Secretary Katherine Ohming—Vice Pres. Dolores Thomas—Treasurer. In the Music Club the musical members of the High School find an opportunity to display their musical talents and to show their appreciation for good music. ORCHESTRA The Orchestra is just a growing organization but they can play. We know because they played for several Convocations and for the musical comedy “Topsy and Eva.” Mr. Johnson is the director. 61THB H!-Y CLUB President—Joe Stipp Vice President—Eddie Sights Secretary and Treasurer—John Crumpacker At the beginning of the term the Hi-Y club started out on a program calling for a great deal of action. At the start the club was small and needed new blood to carry out its intentions for the following year, so about ten new fe’lows were put thru the rites of initiation. On Hallowe’en night the club gave a party for the s hool which proved quite a success. Later during the semester the club nut on an educational convocation program in an endeavor to bring its name and influence before the school. As a whole the club did not wage a four C’s campaign but each boy was urged to use his nersonal influence on his friends to this effect. During the Mid-year holidays an alumni banquet was hold at which time the Hi-Y was encouraged to re-establish the old Hi-Y News next year. Later it resolved to do this. Besides several small social functions the club topped off the year with an election of officers for the ensuing year. A real campaign was fought out in true political views. The Hi-Y’s greatest activity proved to be the Jamboree. Hi-Y clubs from the neighborhood cities attended and participated in the athletic contests during the day. The local club came out ahead in all the games. 62CRIMSON COMET STAFF John Crumpacker—President Edward Williams—Secretary Margaret Haviland—Vice Pres. Mary Helen James—Treasurer DEBATING CLUB Affirmative Negative Mary Helen James Russel Schofield Sam Haines Marshall Ginther Dorothy Misener Ronald Schofield Lawrence Ginther James Gleason Coach Miss Reed 63“HONOR BRIGHT” JUNIOR PLAY Watts................... Michael................. Foster.................. Mrs. Barrington ........ Rev. James Schoolev . .. Mrs. Carton............. Rt. Rev. William Carton Richard Barrington Honor Bright ........... Annie................... Maggie ................. Tot Marvel.............. Simpson................. Jones .................. Bill Drum .............. Ouijie ................. ...... John Morris .......Jacob Katz William Killingbeck .... Evelyn Moritz . . Edward Williams . . Dorothy Misener .. Russell Schofield . Marshall Ginther .. . Frances Martin ......lone Wilcox .... Alice Kramer .......Aura Kirk . Lawrence Ginther Leonard Landwirth . Lawrence Ginther ......... Snookums The annual Junior play was a huge success and very cleverly put on by the above cast. More luck to you next year when you are Seniors. We’re for you. 64mum nrtHlE rrn ©Mam Joe Stipp: “A fellow just told me I looked like you.” Lyle Seward: “Where is he? I’d like to knock his block off.” Joe: “I killed him.” I understand they call Louis’ car the covered wagon. How’s that? It’s covered with a mortgage. Mixed Dates. “Do you love me, darling?” “Of course I do, Herbert.” “Herbert! My name’s Arthur.” “Why, so it is. I keep thinking that today is Monday.” “How do you sell those apples little girl?” asked the tourist of the farmer’s child. “Well,” replied the girl, “we puts the big ones on top.” Kustomer: “Give me a comb without pyorrhea.” Klerk: “Waddaya mean?” Kustomer: “One whose teeth won’t fall out.” ✓ John C. “I never saw such dreamy eyes.” Mary Louise O. “You never stayed so late before.” Tn Mr. Parson’s economics class he made the announcement: “Will you please all turn to Clay?” She was standing in the corner, She was turning in her toes, She must have been a senior, By the powder on her nose. Lois R.: What’s this—bid- ding?” Jane K.: “No,—kidding!” Lois R.: “Well where’s the ‘c’?” Happiness has to be cranked while trouble has a self-starter. Dentist: “So you have broken off a tooth have you?” Patient: (tough yougster like Earl Flint) “Yes, sir.” Dentist: “How did you do it?” Robert: “Oh shifting gears on a lollypop!” It is a real pleasure for mothers to tuck the children in bed if they can wait up until the children get home. Charles Henry: “Mother, may I have a nickel for the old man who is outside crying?” Mother: “Yes, Dear, but what is the old man crying about?” Charles H.: “He’s crying, ‘Salty peanuts, 5 cents a bag’.” Brains do not swell, but the head that lacks them does. He who sitteth up on a Throne Or in a Presidential Chair, Hearing the complaints of the Multitude, Hath nothing on him Who sitteth behind the Wheel Of the Family Car With his Wife in the Back Seat. 66Question: Did the Teapot lid Kali? Answer: No, the air pressure blew it off. Question: Are the Japs leaving Siberia? Answer: Yes, but they are not leaving much. ♦ Correct this sentence: Honest, I’m not sick, said the small boy, I just don’t like to stay up late. Getting a battery charged is not nearly so much of a problem to the average motorist as finding a place to get the gasoline charged. Miss Walton tells us that Irene R. insists that Parallel lines are the same distance all the way and do not meet unless you bend them. Rhea B.: “This certainly is a beautiful engagement ring. What size is the diamond?” John C.: “The 20-year install- ment size.” When a lawyer makes a mistake he gets a chance to try the case over. When a doctor makes a mistake he buries it. When the judge makes a mistake it becomes the law of the land. When a cobbler makes a mistake he fixes it. When a carpenter makes a mistake. it’s just what he expected. When the preacher makes a mistake nobody knows the difference. Rut when the editor makes a mistake—'’OOD NIGHT! “Yes, Isaac, I’ve lost me appendix.” “Veil, Abe, you surprise me. Vy didn’t you haf it in your wife’s name?” Ray: “We’re coming to a tun- nel, are you afraid?” Dot: “No, not if you take that cigar out of your mouth.” Has Dot any education along musical lines? I should say so! Name any record and she can tell you what’s on the other side. The gum chewing girl and the cud chewing cow. There is a difference, you will allow, What is the difference? Oh I have it now, It’s the thoughtful look on the face of the cow. A convict with a ball and chain attachment gave as an excuse for not taking' a summer vacation that he was too closely tied to business. Scene Class Room. Time: Just after a test. Characters: Mr. Griffin, the teacher; Robert Blocksom, the student. Mr. Griffin: “How old are you Robert?” Robert: Half asleep, “Sixty- two.” Miss Troutner: “Katherine, wh t is a gentleman?” Katherine O.: “A gentleman’s a man you don’t know very well.” SENIOR PLAY “Green Stockings” Coached by Miss Goldie Shepherd Celia Faraday......... Colonel Smith......... Mrs. Chiscohm Faraday Phyllis .............. Robert Tarver......... William Faraday....... Admiral Grice......... Madge................. Evelyn •.............. James Raleigh ........ Henry Steele ......... Martin ............... .....Dot Ohming . . Lester Johnston Mary Helen James . Gladys Williams John Bartholomew ........Joe Stipp .. . Edward Brant .... Lois Redding . .. . Mamie Heise . . . . William Voltz . . Edward Sights .. Charles Martin 68SEPTEMBER 2— Yea! M. C. H. S. we’re back. (Most of us anyway.) 3— Notice all our teachers with bobbed hair? Pretty spifTy; What say? 4—Now for a little football practice, all “ye” athletes. -jSy 8—Oh goodie! We’re going to hear all about the twelve gu TjL apostles every morning. CTtV 11—Hum-m-m-m. Seniors are getting organized. Looks like business £■ 12—Count your pennies—we’re all going to the movies 1 for 10c. Whee! “America”; thanks Spanish War Vets. pr f» 16—Ah! We eat once more. The “Filling Station” is open 5 today. -schoo' ' 17—Locker keys. What a load off your minds! Now we can keep track of our bran new books. 18— Watch the Boosters step! They’re meeting tonight. 19— Still more meetings. Juniors and Sophs are getting busy. Shame on “ye” Juniors stuffing the ballot box. 22— Funny how some dogs like our school. 23— “Dot” is elected!!! (We knew it all the time but we wouldn’t tell her.) 26— Ha! Pep meeting. YELL!....... We did so want to go to the Freshman- Sophomore party but we couldn’t make ourselves look small enough. We heard they had a WONDERFUL time. 27— Whopee! A football game again. I guess we held Morgan Park. 6-6. Did you see Sass run? We just had to let our balloons go then. OCTOBER 1—Welcome to our school Miss Vorees. Convocation starts with Mr. Murray and “Dot” as the speakers of the day..........Would you notice the “derbies.” Don’t they look sweet ? 4— East Chicago takes the 19 and M. C. the “goose egg”. Too bad fellows, better luck next time. It was Crimson and White day too........We had a dandy time at the Comet Mixer tho, didn’t you ? 7— We got our monthly airing today. Fire drill! 8— Now we know how to work those little red boxes. The Fire Chief told us ail about them in Convocation. We just bet we could get to the fire before that bell stops ringing tho........Oh, so much happened today. We got out of school at 3:30 and paraded down to see “The Covered Wagon.” More fun! 9— Gill surely did razz you boys at Pep meeting today. It’s our turn to laugh now. Ha! Ha! 10— Thanks to the teachers convention we can stay home and SLEEP today. Ho! Hum! My but it seems good. We don’t envy you, faculty. 11— We knew we could do it. Hurray! ! St. Joe will have to go home with the small end of the score. 14-12. (We think the “derbies” must have helped?) Seemed good to chase down the street in that snake dance. Guess we can hold up traffic if we want to. 12— Because Christopher Columbus discovered America way back there on October the 12th in 1492 we don’t have any school today......(It’s Sunday.) 13— Would you notice all those long faces? What, oh what, can the matter be? I know! REPORT CARDS. 69'irtHlB 15— We liked Mr. Griffin’s convocation. Wasn’t Mr. Davis sweet girls? Don’t you wish you belonged to the Y. M. C. A. ? 16— Go—Going—Gone! No more tickets to Niles. We’re glad we bought ours early! 17— CRIMSON COMET! My but those boys have got hefty voices. We just can’t resist buying one. They deserve the nickel for yelling so loud. (It was good, but sh-h-h-h don’t tell the editors, they might get too puffed up.) 18— Just think! After we raided the 10c stores and were all set for a victory, Niles had to win by 2—can you imagine that—two—2 points. Oh! 20—Big election today! Every one please notice our famous contestants for the beauty contests: Mae Murray—(Jane Keithley)—Senior Bebe Daniels—(Irene Reber)—Junior Marion Davies—(Betty Gay)—Soph. Colleen Moore—(Margaret Purvis)—Freshie 22—We wanted to laugh so badly but someone told us it wasn’t good manners so we didn’t. But—those Hopi Indians. Weren’t they funny? The only trouble was they didn’t stay long enough. 24— They presented the Beauties to us today. Aren’t they just too adorable for words ? 25— We couldn’t afford to see “Red Grange I” play so Elkhart brought us a “Red Grange II.” No wonder they won 47-0.......Did you see the Kiddie Kar race? We lost money on that. We didn’t think Blaine would win!....But he did! oh!') 27—Highball! ! Oh, we wish we were Hi-Y’s so that we could make a nice handsome boy get down on his knees to us. 29 Mr. Keeler gave us one of his nice funny talks today. We like to listen to him......You can’t get away from it—those Seniors are bound to get you to subscribe for the “ELSTON1AN.” 30— We’re sorry Roberta. We hope you will be back with us soon. We hope you aren’t hurt as badly as some say. 31— They’re off! ! The great roller skate race. We have to give the boys credit. They’re always thinking up something new. Today it is old clothes. Funny! .....We had pretty good luck guessing who people were at the Hi-Y Hallowe’en party. What thinkest of the rotten egg? No joking tho Joe. We are sorry. It was a dirty trick. Did he get what he deserved? Hope so! NOVEMBER 1—Did you know we have Student Government? Well we have—in the 8th period assembly—we’re important, we are. 3—Why, oh why, didn’t we take U. S. History ? They went to a nice movie in the Auditorium. Just wait, we’ll do something someday that you can’t do. 5—........“music hath charms.” Ah! The string quartette for Convocation. 7— Big Mass Meeting! (There were masses of students there too.) It’s a dark secret but maybe we will have Student Government. 8— Hammond 26-6. ‘Nuff sed. But we had an awfully good time on the bus..... Lamp the “varsity hose." 10—We were thrilled to death today. We wish you all could have heard Sousa’s Band play our school song, (incidentally the “Stars and Stripes Forever.”) 12—“Lest we forget,” the Hi-Y gave us an Armistice Day program. 15—“Lafayette here we come!”—13-12. 17—Oh f’eaven sake! It snowed. We must get our galoshes. 20—For two days now we have been all set for a dandy Convocation, and for two days we have been disappointed Where, oh where, is Mr. Day? 70rff'M E OIMIam 22—Can you feature that? Laporte won! Please don’t ask us to say any more about it. We still feel pretty bad... Wasn’t it pretty the way that ball went through the windshield ? 25—“Where Do We Go From Here?” That’s what Mr. Day talked about and we liked it, we did. In fact we were crazy about it and we wish he would come back again. We’ll sing for him again if he will. 27—Turkey( ’n cranberries, ’n mince pie, ’n everything nice, ’n FOUR DAYS VACATION! Wheee! DECEMBER 1—We were so full we didn’t think we would be able to come to school today but we did. 3— Mrs. Maxon sang to us. All about the bad little boys and bad little girls too and we are NEVER going to be bad again. 4— The girls have a mass meeting all their own. Think they’re exclusive don’t they ? 4—We know we’re going to like basketball. Just look how we started right out with a victory. Crown Point 13 (unlucky), M. C. 25. And did we yell—We’ll say so. G—There’s blood in our eye all right. We turned right around and beat Hobart too. Just as if it were nothing at all. 8— Brr-r-r-r! Fire drill and it was awful cold. 9— What’s this ? Senior pictures are floating around already. At least the proofs. Good looking aren’t they. (We think so.) 10— Mamie and Lois we take our hats off to you. You are good. We want more Convocations like that.....Girls had a party. 11— We told you we would get to do something you U. S. History students couldn’t do. The Commercial Classes went to the bank. We aren’t through getting revenge either. 12— Pep!—Yell!—Excitement!—Elkhart, 25; but M. C. 24. 15—Now it’s the most popular boys: The Prince of Wales—(Charles Henry)—Senior. Thomas Meighan—(Leonard Landwirth)—Junior. Rudolph Valentino—(Mike Farroh)—Soph. Douglas Fairbanks—(Dude Kirk)—Freshie. 17— We didn’t know our librarian was so accomplished, but we are all for hearing her give another reading sometime soon. 18— Oh, those Boosters with their sweaters. (We’re just green with envy.) 19— Junior Jamboree! (Jamboree—we like that word.) It was cold as is could get but we enjoyed ourselves muchly. It is so seldom M. C. H. S. gives a dance. More! More! 20— As a good send off for the holidays, M. C. defeats Plymouth. 21— ....and we have with us the “Holidays.” 29— A bad penny always turns up so here we are again with all our Christmas presents we could possibly wear. Oh, fo’ goodness sake. All the teachers got diamonds for Xmas. And besides all the Xmas presents and all the engagement rings we have with us some of the illustrious Alumni. WELCOME! 30— We know! The kind of engagement rings you see today are the kind that turn green on your finger. Ten cents. 31— Good-bye 1924! MEfl SHit VV 71nriHIlS Tpv ©Nliter JANUARY 1— HAPPY NEW YEAR!—We aren’t at school, but we wish you one anyway. 2— That’s the way to start the New Year fellows—beat Niles. 34-23. 5—It looks like the end of our vacations for a long while. 7—Eight-two has some orchestra. Isn’t that so? 10—This is the best revenge of all. Business English class gets to go through Sears and Fields and the Tribune plant. And we beat Hammond. Oh, we had a good time, we did. 12— Well, Freshies, you aren’t so green now. You are a whole semester old. 13— Exams! 14— Exams! 15— Well, that’s that! We’re almost a wreck. 16— Whee! We didn’t Hunk a thing. It would have been disastrous for us Seniors if we had. We lost to Froebel, 39-19. But they gave us a dandy dance afterwards to make up for it. Did you know that it was a High School orchestra that played ? 19— New classes and, Oh, we feel so mixed up. 20— Will we ever get out of this thing alive? We’ve got all kinds of conflicts. 22— Ah! Ha! The Junior play—“Honor Bright”—wasn’t it good? The Juniors surely know how to put things across. The Red Peppers is a good little jazz orchestra. More luck to you! 23— My goodness but it was exciting! There was a tie and they played over-time and—WE won! Hammond you surprised us. 29— After watching Miss Sebesta’s gym class perform we are able to account for all the athletic girls in high school. 30— Such a crowd! Such a game! We didn’t feel much like a dance afterwards. Laporte you won. “We hope you’re satisfied.” FEBRUARY 2—Something new. An open period. Like it? 4— We’re wise now. You can’t tell us anything about rattan, we know all about it. Mr. Redpath taught us. 5— Chemistry students climbed all the way up that great big gas tank. Puff-puff! We bet you were winded when you reached the top. 7—The girls know how to play Basket Ball too. Too bad Union Mills—38-5. 11— Girls!—Mr. Davis came back! Jr. Hi-Y you gave us a dandy program. 12— We’re celebrating Lincoln’s birthday—we’re going to school today. 13— Friday 13 ! ! ! and so much happened today. First of all, did you see the good looking Junior rings and pins?—Swell!—Unlucky for Froebel. We won, 22-21. Exciting? Yes, mam! 14— St Valentine’s Day! Don’t forget your Sweethearts. 18— We’ll say Mr. Johnson has got a pretty nice orchestra. Thanks for bringing it to us. 19— We thought we were going to have something over on the boys. A lecture that they couldn’t hear and then they got one that we couldn’t hear. Coises! Foilled again! 20— Would you notice the crowd? Just like the Tournament last year. We’re glad we had our tickets ’cause it was an interesting game even if we did lose. Did we give you a scare Laporte ? Cute emblems the Boosters sold weren’t they? 7221— Fort Wayne Central won too. But the girls beat Valpo, 12-2. 22— We got another one of those Sunday Holidays—it's Washington's birthday. 25—-Mr. Murray gave us a nice lesson in “A Message to Garcia." 27—The last game before the Tourney! We had a grand time on the bus and then Valpo won so we didn't feel so peppy going home. The girls beat Valpo again—this time, 12-5. MARCH 1— It came in like six lions, four wild cats, and five polar bears. Br-r-r-r-r. 2— Report Cards again and it seems like only two days since this semester started. 3— History students have still more movies. Honest we're so jealous....... 4— We were all set to hear the Inaugural address and then all we heard was some pretty band music. But it was nice, and over the radio too. 5— Mrs. Bell and Miss Vorees gave a party for their god-children. We wish our God-father would give us a party........A Senior. 5—Oh! how we do love tournaments, and here one is. We won too what's more. Now for tomorrow and Laporte. 7—We won some more and then we played Laporte and every one was so excited and we had a tie and then we played over-time and then...........you know the rest. 10— The G. A. A. have such darling monograms. 11— Miss Reed gave Convocation today and was it funny?.......Oh! My yes! 13—“Topsy and Eva" were so funny we nearly laughed ourself sick. And the girls' played Stillwell and our Spring vacation started. All in one day! Now we are going to sleep once more. Good-bye! 21—Our girls are pretty swift. Their Basketball team won 14-15 and are now State Champs! Pretty nice! 23—Back to school again! We had such a lovely cold spring vacation. Miss Lewel-lyn had her hair bobbed in honor of the occasion. Did you notice? 25—Also Miss Lewellyn's sponsor group gave us a dandy Convocation. 27—All the sponsor groups met today and we are quite thrilled over the idea. We think it's fine. Too bad our team lost their debate.......Better luck next time! 737475'OUR ADVERTISERS’ “We Thank You”OLLEGE and High School Annuals have come to be recognized as an institution. Year by year they are growing in import' ance and number. They are growing, too, in beauty and character, so that many high school annuals now excel the books issued from colleges a few years ago. In this ad' vancement we have had no small part. For more than twenty' five years we have been helping create representative annuals for schools thruout the middle west and south and thru our help' ful co'operation have won a position of recognized leadership among annual engravers. 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Many national advertisers use Indeeco Service regularly and engravings from our commercial depart-ment appear in national magazines every weel{.Michigan City Business College Day Classes Night Classes Summer Courses Positions Secured FOURTH ANI) FRANKLIN PHONE 584 “Father, did God make me?” “Yes, my child.” “And did he make you, too?” “Yes.” Well he’s doing better work now, isn’t he?” Yes and No! Question: Will the present young women attain great age? Answer: Yes, if paint is really a preservative. HOLMES SUPPLY CO. “Everything for the School” Kingsbury, IndianaSHERIDAN REACH HOTEL Michigan City, Indiana OPEN ALL THE YEAR On the Shore of Lake Michigan Where Bathing Is the Best in Season Miss Engstrom: “Who was the first explorer in Indiana?” Irene Kramer: “Christopher Columbus.” Question: Is blowing out the gas now out of style? Answer: Yes, nowadays they step on it—same result. A flapper is a girl who looks, talks, and dresses the way her grandmother longed to. The Reliable Timepiece that represents a fair and reasonable investment is the watch that we are prepared to guarantee to you on a four-square basis of service rendered. It must render accurate time keeping or we will refund your money. BECKS JEWELRY CO. YOU REGULATE FINANCIAL LOSS Fires occur in spite of precautions. Property is destroyed in spite of the fire fighters’ best efforts. But there is no “in spite of” where dependable insurance is concerned. The value of the property can be saved. Adequate insurance is the one sure protection against financial loss through fire. Can you afford to be without it? J. H. ORR SON Spaulding Hotel Phone 61A MAN FOR THE AGES Today we honor one of the world’s very great men. Great in deed, we honor him most for those qualities of heart and character that made possible his accomplishments. Of large intelligence, quiet determination, kindly understanding and tremendous moral courage, Lincoln stands, a vibrant example to all mankind. From lowly cabin to the White House and martyrdom —we honor him. Abraham Lincoln was a thrifty man WILL YOU BE ONE? THE CITIZENS BANKCARL ZIEGLER AND HIS SPORTING GOODS STORE STILL LOCATED AT 620 FRANKLIN ST. Agency for the Excelsior De Luxe Line of Bicycles VELOCIPEDES — KIDDIE KARS — WALKERS — WAGONS AUTOS SHOT GUNS — AMMUNITION — BICYCLE TIRES — REPAIRS AND ACCESSORIES Made In Michigan City OUTFITTERS TO HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS AND ALL ATHLETIC ORGANIZATIONS A. G. SPALDING BROS, and THOS. E. WILSON CO. COMPLETE LINE OF ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT EDUCATION WITHOUT THOUGHT IS LABOR LOST This country is brutal to those who think hut little. Thinking takes us out of servitude into the ownership class. The ancestor of all achievement is thinking. When in need of Meats, Poultry, Eggs or Butter, think of WILLIAM MILLER 1001 FRANKLIN ST. Phones 18 and 637 Judge: “Ten days or ten dollars. Choose quick.” Prisoner: I’ll take my time.” Miss Laura B. was taking her first trip on the train. The conductor came through and called for the tickets. Laura readily gave up her ticket. A few minutes later the news-boy came through calling “chewing gum!” “Never”, cried Laura bravely, “you can take my ticket, but not my chewing gum.” K ORN’ S The Music CenterSTANLEY C. CUSH Haberdasher 913 Franklin St. CORRECT THINGS FOR MEN MORITZ SON Home of KUPPENHEIMER and SOCIETY BRAND CLOTHES 713-715 FRANKLIN ST. CANDITORIUM High Grade Confectioneries Ice Cream and Light Lunches Quality Supreme 507 Franklin St. Phone 206 An Irishman and his wife were at the theatre for the first time. The wife noticed the word “Asbestos” printed on the curtain. “Faith, Pat, and what does Asbestos on the curtain mean?” “Be still, Mag. don’t show your ignorance. That is Latin for ‘Welcome’.” Cheer up. When all the neighbors buy autos you can get a seat on a street car. MIKE KRUEGER The Sleepless Shoe Man COR. TENTH AND FRANKLIN “Right on the Corner”OTTO AICHER FURNITURE and CARPETS Picture Framing, China 710-712 FRANKLIN ST. COMPLIMENTS of OTTO OHMING Did you ever know that a vacuum is a large empty space where the Pope lives? Well that’s what Ike Shon thought—at least that’s what he wrote on his examination paper. Nurse: “Barbara, won’t you give your little brother part of your apple?” Barbara: “No. Eve did that, and she’s been criticized ever since.” Kramer’s Pharmacy The Store That Has Everything In the Drug lane Cameras and Photo Supplies 831 FRANKLIN ST. WALTER J. LEVERENZ Men’s Wear Spaulding Hotel Bldg.It Takes Grit It takes grit to do anything in this world that is worth while. The only thing that is easy and does itself is, going to the bow-wows. Use a little grit every day. Stick to your job, whatever it is, and see that you do it in a worth-while way. The end is Contentment and Success. The Merchants National Bank“Say It With Sweets Says Gus, Sage of the Bonnie Jean, and let the Confections of the BONNIE JEAN SODA SHOP Be Your Interlocutor S. Haines: “Why do you fib about your age? Everyone knows how old you are.” Mary Wilson: “When I was a child mother took me around so much at half fare, I kinda got the habit.” Dolores T.: “What is your idea on how to reform a burglar?” John B.: “I’d make him get married and then he couldn’t go out nights.” REDDING BOSS For Long Distance or Local Moving Are Always at Your Service It Is Easier to Move Than to Clean House Try Us 115 E. MICHIGAN STREET Telephone 188 BARTHOLOMEW and CO. “61” FLOOR VARNISH For Furniture and Woodwork as well as Floors $1.45 Quart—80c Pint “SAVE THE SURFACE AND YOU SAVE ALL”■ 1 r A The Pot of Gold You can open an account with us for a weekly deposit of one dollar or more. Compound Interest paid. IT is said that if you travel to the end of the rainbow, you will find there a pot of gold. Many people have discerned that the rainbow end in a bank account. Michigan City Trust and Savings Bank -oWhy Not Insure the Health of Your Boy by Giving Him a Membership in the Y. M. C. A. Any girl can be gay in a nice coupe; In a taxi they all can be jolly; But the girl worth while Is the girl who can smile When you’re taking her home in a trolley. Miss Shepherd: “Louise, what is an abstract noun?” Louise Gielow: “An abstract noin is something you can’t see when you are looking at it.” Telephone 619 W. L. FLOTOW dry goods and notions ALSO SCHOOL SUPPLIES 603 W. 10th Street “THE PEOPLE’S STORE” Carstens Brothers The Store of Quality The Store for Particular People DRY GOODS—CLOAKS RUGS—DRAPERIESDimes Soon Grow to Dollars When placed at interest. Many a Savings Account started in school days has formed the foundation for a lifetime’s success. Start your account today in this strong, old established bank. First National Bank Oldest Bank in the City Established 1873TIVOLI THEATRE BEAUTIFUL THE PRIDE OF MICHIGAN CITY Serving Community and Civic Enterprises. Latest Release of Photoplays. Vaudeville and Legitimate Attractions The F and M “Particular Barbers for BARBER SHOP Particular People” 911 Franklin St. Flotow Lindemann Hardware, Plumbing BLUEBIRD and Sheet Metal Work Jewel Furnaces CAFETERIA 503 West Tenth St. “Home” Cooking Phone 910 i BOOST MICHIGAN CITY INDIANA "The Hoosier Seaport”


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