Emerson High School - Emersonian Yearbook (Gary, IN)

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0 s The SCRAPBOOK for 1928 Published by the SENIOR CLASS Emerson High School Gary. Indiana T HE nucleus of every great n a¬ tion ' s prosperity has been their ships. Triremes, gondolas, galleons, clippers and schooners, each suited to r the distinguishing characteristics of their country, climate, and era, came into existence, served their purpose, and passed away. Now a newer era has dawned, rough, coarse, produc¬ tive, and has spawned the ore-boat. To the squat, blunt ore-boat, which carries Gary’s products to all corners of the world, bringing back wealth and happiness, and to the just as productive days of high school life, P the Scrapbook Staff dedicates this volume. Contents Adminis tration Classes Activities Humor Advertising P ' K ORLEEN PUTSCH SHAP SHOT EVA PARNEY ART THELMA MANALAN TYPIST Administration William A. Wirt Superintendent John G. Rossman Assistant Superintendent Grace Benscoter. Ph.D. English J. Virginia Bell. B.S. Aud. Training R. E. BRASAEMLE ARY CHEEVER. A.B. J. M. Benner Printing R. S. Coffman Elizabeth Daggy. A.B. Cabinet Shop English ■ Page Seven ' Clyde Frakes. B.a. Foundry Hazel Harrison Aud. Head C. v. Hendrickson Band W. W. HOLLIDAY. A.B. B.S. Physics Nelle Leachman, A.B. English HENRIETTA NEWTON, B.S. History Margaret Paul. b.a. Aud. Training Dr. O. B. NESBIT Physician B. Ray Smith. B.S. History Lowell Sparks, B.P.E. Gertrude J. Reynolds. B.A. Gym I.ulu Pickard, A.B.. A.M. Spanish gCRAPaBODKte - O. N. YEAGER: B.S. Mechanical Drawing LANGUAGE Emma Peters. A.B. COMMERCIALS Raisy Rowe - r ' o-ust - DRAWING Lester Cunningham Clara Zehner MATHEMATICS Rose E. Richardson Stephen Cornish Kathyrene Ramsey Nelle Wimmer R. O. T. C. Captain Baumeister Sergeant Harry H. Vondrasek PHYSICAL TRAINING Arline Heimburg Sarah Zimmerman Elmer Lampe. Ph.B. HISTORY Margaret Hill Ronald Morse John Ried AUDITORIUM AND MUSIC Alma Lortz S lGRID GREENHILL Fritz Jaehne Violet Viant VOCATIONAL Eva Skinner, A.B. Pearl Heyburn, B.S. W. O. WALLACE F. N. McMullen Earl Berger ENGLISH Gladys Smith Gladys Daniel Glen Shelley Classes SENIORS Class Officers President. . SAM CHASE Vice-President .BANCROFT YARRINGTON Secretary.HELEN UHLMAN Boys’ Treasurer. JOHN CURTIS Girls’ Treasurer . MAURINE LINK Class Sponsor.. Lulu PlCKARD Assistant Class Sponsor .VIRGINIA BELL CLASS Colors: Silver and. Orchid Class Flower: Sweet Pea In Memory of Our Classmate Rose Yasosky Raymond Altenhof President of Board of Control, ' 28: Bas¬ ketball ' 26. ' 27. ' 28. Captain ' 27-28: Football ' 26. ' 27; Baseball ' 26: Frosh Basketball: Physics Club. Eileen Anderson Building Grounds Committee. ' 25: Girls’ Band, ' 25, ' 26. ' 27, ' 28: Yelling Yodlers. Mikado Opera. ’28: Commercial Club. Harold Avery Varsity—Football. Basketball, Track, and Baseball: Frosh—Football. Basketball. Ruth Bambrough John Ralph Barrett Senior Class Football: Boird of Control. ' 28; Physics Club: R. O. T. C. Officers ' Club: Senior Basketball; Varsity Baseball. Mae Benn er jZ Hannah Bergman Commercial Club: Spanish Club; Yelling Yodler; Spice and Variety. ' 28. VmGINIA Bickley Band, ' 27, ' 28; Orchestra. ' 27, ' 28: Spice and Variety. ' 27. ' 28: Girls ' Chorus. ' 26. ' 28: Mixed Chorus. ' 26, ’28. Irene Bloom Spanish Club: Yelling Yodlers. Wilma Bond Girls’ Swimming Team. ’28: Basketball. ' 28; Orchestra: Band: Spice and Variety. 26. Vivian Boyd Laura Boynton Emerson Girls ' Band: Spanish Club, ’27- ' 28: Drum Major of Girls ' Band: Prin¬ cipal Musician of Emerson Girls ' Band: Yelling Ycdlers: Program. Leonard Boynton Spv Jj Varsity Swimming. ' 26- ' 27; President of fcj Class of ' 26: Emerson Concert Band: V Sophomore Play. ' 26: Spice and Variety | ' 26: Class Treasurer. ' 25. Ann Bucko Commercial Club: Spanish Club: Chem¬ istry Club: Yelling Yodlers. Catherine Burke Eligibility Committee. ' 25- ' 26: Building and Grounds Committee. ’26: Sopho¬ more Class Play. ' 26: Girls’ Chorus. ’26: Classical Club. ' 6-’27: Declamatory Contest. " " il Club. S26-’2 I Orlo E. Campbell Latin Contest. ’26: Concert Band. ' 27- ' 28: Eligibility Committee. ' 26: Second Rifle Team. Anna Carter Norman W. CaspersoI Class Football: Second Team Football. ' 25- ' 26: Concert Band: Spice .and Vari¬ ety. ' 25: Athletic Finance Committee. ’27: Board of Control. ’26. Sam Chase President Senior Class: President of Junior Class: Principal Musician of the Band: Booster Committee: Athletic Committee; Social Committee. Faye E. Cheadle Girls ' Band. ' 27-’28: Spice and Variety, ' 27-’28: Declamatory Contes . ’27- ' 28: Junior Play. ' 27: Favor Committee for JuniotProm. ’27. Ben Clay Curtis Clendenning Physics Club: R. O. T. C. Paul Cohen Varsity Tennis. ’ 27 , Class Football: Class Baseball: Junior Class Treasurer. Margaret Cook Yelling Yodlers: Girls ' Band: Sophomore Dance Committee: Commercial Club. Helen Cooper Spice and Variety. ' 28: Yelling Yodlers: Social Committee. ' 26: Spanish Club Chemistry Club. Mary Catherine Considine Yelling Yodlers: Spanish Club: Chemistry Club. ' 26- ' 27: Spice and Variety Com¬ mittee. ' 27: Senior Play, ’28. Dorothea Corcoran Sophomore Hop Bid French Club: Commercial Cluffiaelling Yodlers: Girls ' Glee Club. ' 25. Elizabeth Cory Girls ' Senior Basketball. ' 28: Yelling Yodlers: Spice and Variety. ' 25. John Curtis Freshman Football. ' 24; Senior Football: Senior Class Treasurer. Alethea Cuthbert Girls ' Concert Band: Concert Orchestra: Yelling Yodlers: Little Symphony Orches - tra. ' 26. ' 27. Leslie A. Daugherty Class Football. ’25, ' 26. ' 27. ' 28: Class Basketball. ' 25. ' 26. ' 28: Physics Club; Mechanical Drawing Club. Robert Davis Spice and Variety. ' 25. ' 26. ' 27: Social Committee: Frosh Baseball: Junior Prom Committee: Football. ' 26. ' 27: Building Ray Dauer Board of Control. ' 28 : Varsity Baseball. ' 27: Varsity Basketball: Sophomore Play, ' 26: Varsity Band. ' 26. ' 27. C. Eugene Dee Class Football. ' 25, ' 26; Second Team Football. ' 25. ' 26: Mechanical Drawing Club: R. O. T. C.: Chairman Athletic Finance Committee, ' 28. Catherine Durkin Harry H. Edelstein Scrapbook Staff: Board of Control: Var¬ sity Tennis, ' 26, ' 27, ' 28: Class Football; Booster Club: Frosh Basketball. Vera Ellis Commercial Club: Spanish Club; Spice and Variety. ' 28: Yelling Yodlers. Girls ' Athletic Asso- Eileen Farley Concert Orchestra: Spanish Club; Com¬ mercial Club: Yelling Yodlers: Chemistry Club: Mechanical Drawing Club. Ann Flynn Lenora Brown Band. ' 25. ’26, ' 27. ' 28; Band Dance Committee; Eligibility Committee: Foot¬ ball Banquet Committee: Building and Grounds Committee; Yelling Yodlers. Imogene Campbell Clella Conley Shelby Carson Powell Cole Alfred Davis Physics Club: Mechanical Drawing Club; Eligibility Committee. Max Fabianski James Gorman Senior Class Play. ' 21 Lillian Hansen Hockey: Glee Club: Office Circle: ing Yodlers; Commercial Club. Iris Fitchorn Freda Fox Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club; Office Circle; Scrapbook Sales Staff. Lillian Fredrick Commercial Club: Yelling Yodlers: Office Circle. Annamarie Frenzel S vimming Club; Yelling Yodlers. Ernest Gardner Varsity Football. ' 27. ’28: Track. 27; Second Team Basketball, ' 27; Class Bas¬ ketball. Donald George Spice and Variety. ' 26: Boys ' Contest Chorus: Class Football. ' 26: Regimental Band: Physics Club: Spanish Club. Reva Goldman Spice and Variety. ' 27: Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club: Sophomore Dance Committee. ' 26. Elizabeth Garnier Lake County Choral Contest. ’26: Class- 1 Club: Commercial Club. ’28: Girls ' Francis Gordon Yelling Yodlers: Spanish Club: Lake Countv Contest. ' 27: Commercial Club, ' 27. ' 28. Evelyn Gourley SCRAF 3 ' vt Viola Greenberger Yelling Yodlers; Lake County Commer¬ cial Contest, ' 27; Commercial Club; Pre¬ liminary Commercial Contest. ' 27; Girls ' Chorus, ' 28. Florence Holman Dwight Hockensmith Spice and Variety: Sophomore Play Junior Play. ' 27: Concert Band; R. O T. C; " Mikado. " ' 28. Abe Herman R. O. T. C.: Class Basketball; Mechani¬ cal Drawing Club: Spanish Club: Chem¬ istry Club, ' 27. Kathryn Henderson Freshman Hodcy ' 26 1 Committee. ? ' ’ Circle, ' 27,’Zj DeFaun Heuson Hockey, ' 28: Yelling Yodlers. James Hauger Henry Hass Robert Haley Anne Hannaback Senior Play. ' 28; Lake County Declama tory Contest. ' 27; Senior Hockey. ' 28 " Mikado. " ' 28: Physics Club, ’28; Gir ' .s Athletic Association. ’28. Carl Griffin Chemistry Club; R. O. T. C.: Latin Club. Daniel Keyes Jack Keener Manager Baseball. ’27: Yell Leader. ' 27: Boys’ Chorus, ' 26, ’27; Concert Band. Harold Kazinski Isabelle Jndrzejewski Marcella Johnson Band: Chairman Sophomore Play; Prop¬ erty Committee; Eligibility Committee: Junior Prom Committee; Sophomore Hop Committee; Yelling Yodlers. Verta Johnson Edith Jenkins Manager Basketball Team. ’28; Vice-Pres¬ ident Yelling Yodlers. ’28; Junior Ring Committee. ’27: Spice and Variety. ' 25: Spanish Club: Chemistry Club, ’27. Lois Jacob Eligibility Committee, ’26, ' 27: Sopho¬ more Class Play. ’27; Sophomore Dance Committee. ’27: Yelling Yodlers. ’26, ’27 ; R O. T. C. Sponsor, ' 27. Ollie Huminsky ’ Secretary of Board of Control. ' 28: Spice , and Variety, ’28; Secretary of Yelling Yodlers: Spice and Variety Committee. ’28; Booster Committee, ’27, ’28. Marguerite Hornback Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club; Class¬ ical Club. Dorothy Lester Margaret Larkin Elio Largura Football. ' 25. ' 26. ’27; Varsity Track: Spice and Variety. ’27; Class Basketball. ' 25. ’26. Elizabeth Kuzma Bessie Ruth Krevitz Commercial Club: Sophomore Hop mittee: Junior Prom Committee: mercial Contest. ’26; Yelling Y Choral Contest. Marge Kraynak President Yelling Yodlers, ' 27, ' 28: Fresh¬ man Class Secretary. ’25: Board of Con¬ trol, 26, ' 27, ’28: Yell Leader. ’27, ' 28; Sophomore Play. ' 26: Basketball. John Krueger Varsity Football. ' 26. ’27. ' 28: Spice and Variety: Physics Club. Fred Kreig Eligibility Committee, ' 28; Physics Club; Spice and Variety. ’27: Class Football. ’27, ' 28: Cross Country: Track. ’26, ’27, Captain. ’27. Viola Kosky Sophomor e Play. ’26; Yelling Yodlers. Louis A. Harmon Varsity Basketball, ' 27, ' 28: Varsity Football. ' 27; Varsity Tennis: Class Bas¬ ketball. ' 25: ' 26: Class Football ' 26; Class Baseball, ' 25, ' 26. Charles Hayes Commercial Club: Physics Club: Mechan¬ ical Drawing Club: Class Basketball. ' 28; Spanish Club. Martha Hughes Charles Isley Commercial Club, ' 26; French Club. ' 26, ' 27: Junior Play; Senior Play. " Mikado,” ' 28; Declamatory Contest, ' 28: Poetry Memory Contest. ' 28. Avalyn Jahn Yelling Yodlers; Spice and X James Kelley Varsity Football, ' 26, ' 27; Class Foot¬ ball. ' 24. ' 25: Class Basketball: Class Baseball: Track ' 25: Spice and Variety, Sidney Kreiger ,SCR»AF a l Eugene Kirtland Class Football, ' 26, ' 27. Nina McCrimmon Orchestra. ’25. ' 26: Sophomore Play: Senior Play: Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club. Henry Maurer Eligibility Committee. ' 24, ' 28: Rifle Team: Mixed Chorus. ' 27: Orchestra. ' 26. ' 27. ' 28. Myrtle Marks Poetry Memory. ' 27: Yelling Yodlers: Senior Play, ' 28. Joe Malloy Dorothy Malone Spice and Variety. ' 26; Mixed Chorus: Sophomore Dance Committee; Yelling Yodlers: Senior Play, ' 28. Thelma Manalan Junior Play: Commercial Contest: Soph¬ omore Dance Committee; Spice and Vari¬ ety: Yelling Yodlers; Scrapbook Staff. Abe Marcovich Scrapbook Staff: " E " Book Staff; Emer sun Staff: Sophomore Play: Oratorical Contest; Spice and Variety, ' 26, ' 27. ' 28. Elizabeth Lucas Band. ' 25: Spice and Variety. ' 27: Soph¬ omore Dance Committee: Senior Farewell Committee; Yelling Yodlers-, Maurine Link Senior Girls’ Treasurer: Eligil mittee: Typewriting Team; C Yelling Yodlers. 7 , , Mary C. Likavec jj SClT ' AFiS President of Emerson Girls’ Athletic sociation: Basketball. ' 27: Hockev. ’27. ’28: Baseball Manager. ’27; Se Club: Yelling Yodlers. ' ?U. ■ As- ’26, Asjrid Nelsoi Freshman Class President. ’24: Physics Club. ' 28: Chemistry Club. ’28; Com¬ mercial Club. Edward Munkhoff Senior Class Football, ’27; Varsity Swim¬ ming. ' 26, ’27. Norman Miller Varsity Track. ’26. ’27, ' 28: Varsity Football: Band. ’25. ' 26: Class Basket¬ ball. ’27, ' 28:. Class Football, ' 27: Physics Club. Drucilla Miller Class Treasurer. ' 25. ' 26: Sophomore Play: Senior Farewell Committee: Band: Spice and Variety. ’28: Board of Control. Grace Marie Mentzer Girls’ Band: Orchestra: Commercial Club: Yelling Yodlers. Robert Megquire John McNeill Concert Band; Mechanical Drawing: Chemistry Club. ’27. ’28: Spice and Va¬ riety. ' 26. ’28: Campaign Manager for Board of Control. ’28. . Pane Twent William McGivern Joe Loftus Football: Chemistry Club: Physics Club: French Club: " E” Club: Spice and Va- Mary Lydon George Manlove Anne McClelland Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club; R. O. T. C. Sponsor: Senior Farewell Com- James Morris Varsity Football: Class Basketball: Var¬ sity Baseball. ' 27, ' 28. Beatrice Musselman Sophomore Play. ' 25: Junior Play. ' 26: Sophomore Secretary : Spanish Club, Girls ' Band; Yelling Yodlers. Paul Nebe R. O. T. C. Staff: " Mikado, ' ' ' 28: Spice and Variety. ' 28: Senior Play. ' 28: Boys Chorus. ' 28. Kathryn Oglesby Spice and Variety. ' 25: Sophomore Play. ' 25; Sophomore Hop Committee: Span¬ ish Club; Senior Play. ’28; Commercial Club. Edward Pearson Class Baseball Manager. ’26: Class Foot¬ ball Manager. ' 27, ' 28: Varsity Swim¬ ming Captain. ' 27: Spice apd Variety. ' 26. ’27: Concert Band. ' 28: Concert Or¬ chestra. Jeanette Pinkerton Basketball. ' 26: Yelling Yodlers: Com¬ mercial Club; Track. ' 25: Spanish Club. ' 27. Page Twemg-tiue John McGivern Frosb Football: Track: Swimming. Edna McGrew us. ' 26; Baseball. ' 27: Commercial Lillian Ross Basketball: Hockey: Baseball: Track; Girls ' Athletic Association. Robert Roseberry Spice and Variety: Swimming, ' 27, ' 28. Mary Romanko Spanish Club: Commercial Club: Yelling Yodlers. Orleen Putsch Scrapbook Staff: Eligibility Committee: R. O. T. C. Sponsor: Booster Club; Sophomore Reporter: Yelling Yodlers. Sylvia Pokopac Yelling Yodlers: Comm Helen E. Philgren Basketball: Hockey: Yelling Yodlers: Girls ' Athletic Association: Eligibility Committee. Margaret Oleska John Newsom Varsity Track. ' 25. ' 26; Class Football; Class Basketball. ' 25: Mixed Chorus, ' 27; Concert Orchestra: Chemistry Club. ' 28. Paul Nering Lydia Stentz Hockey. ' 24. ' 27; Basketball. ' 25; Class¬ ical Club; Yelling Yodlers; French Club. Zella Mae Spencer Freshman Class President. ' 25; Board of Control: Booster Committee: Spice and Variety. ' 27; Sophomore Dance Commit¬ tee. ' 26; Football Banquet, ' 27. Tom Sommers Band: Track; Cross Country. Theodore Sizer Junior Play. ' 27; Chairman of Eligibility Committee. ' 27, ' 28; Senior Play, ' 28; Sophomore Play. ' 26: Lincoln Debate Club. ' 25. ' 26. Mary Louise Seel Girls ' Concert Band; Yelling Y ' ttfUei.. Eligibility Committee, ' 26; Cbfrfm rig L Club: Office Circle. Minnie Schwartz Junior Hockey; Senior Hockey: Girls ' Athletic Association: Yelling Yodlers; Commercial Club. Mary Schultz Freshman Tennis Team. ' 24: Freshman Hockey. ' 24: Commercial Club: Senior Hockey. ' 27; Yelling Yodlers. William Scheurer U FjRFPAR Sophie Sotir Marguerite Roth Commercial Club: Yelling Yodlers. •jP Clarence Toliver Orville Tittle Booster Committee. ’27, ’28: Advertising Manager for Soice and Variety. ' 27; Booster Club. ’27, ’28. Arlene Tolbert Band: Yelling Yodlers. George Swanson Music Memory Contest. ’25 : Latin Con¬ test. ' 27: Senior Play. ’28; R. O. T. C. Maxwell Summers Varsity Football: Spice and Variety. ’26. ’27; Junior Play; Senior Play; Band; Orchestra; Varsity Track. Marjorie Sullivan Girls’ Band; Yelling Yodlers: Football Banquet Committee, ’27: " Mikado.” ’28; Girls’ Sports Editor of Scrapbook. ’28: Chairman of Band Dance Social Com¬ mittee, ’27. Anice Stockman Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club: Audi¬ torium League; Spanish Club, ’26, ’27. Eleanor Stropky —Page Twentg-eight• Dorcas Strom ' 27: Commercial Scrapbo ok Art Editor: Class Football. ' 26, ' 27: Class Basketball. ' 26. ' 27; Ath¬ letic Finance Committee: Track, ' 25. Hally Whitlow Frances Weiss Yelling Yodlers: Commercial Club: Eligi¬ bility Committee, ' 26, ' 27; Spice and Variety, ' 28. Madelyn Weber Office Circle: Yelling Yodlers. Glenn Waser Varsity Football, ' 28: Varsity Basketball, ' 27. ' 28: Varsity Tennis: Varsity Base¬ ball, ' 25: Chemistry Club; Class Football. Emily Waitkus Ellen Van Horne Eligibility Committee: Basketball: Swim¬ ming; Hockey: Yelling Yodlers; Office Circle. Helen Uhlman Secretary of Senior Class. ' 28: Girls’ Cho¬ rus. ' 26, ' 27; Mixed Chorus. ’ 2 " : Yelling Yodlers: Annual Staff; Classical Club. Mary Tucker Yelling Yodlers. ’26. ' 27: Commercial Club. ' 26, ' 27: Building and Grounds Committee, ' 26; Spanish Club. | » qpPAP BQQK Lucia Beddow Freshman Class Reporter, ' 25; Sophomore Class Play. ' 26; Sophomore Danre Com¬ mittee. ' 26: Social Committee. ' 26; Spice and Variety, ' 27; Yelling Yodlers. ’26. Eleanor Borns Yelling Yodlers: Spanish Club: Chemistry Club: Commercial Club; Declamatory Contest. George Weiland Physics Club: Mechanical Drawing Club. Marguerite Wiese Ruby Wood Bancroft Yarrington Vice-President of Senior Class: Secretary Junior Class: Business Manager Annual: Chairman Booster Committee. ’27. ' 28: Class Basketball. ' 26. ’27; Board of Con¬ trol. ' 27, ' 28. Rose Yasosky Marie Yaborek Yelling Yodlers; Sophomore Play. ' 26: Declamatory Contest. ’26: Spanish Club; Commercial Club. Dorothy Young Gertrude Young Social Committee. ' 27; Spice and Variety, ’28: Girls’ Glee Club, ’27. Hazel Carlson Iris Fitchorn Fred Herschleder Kenneth Metzler Charles Rogers Class Football. ' 26: Varsity Track. ' 27, ' 28: Class Basketball. ' 25; Chemistry Club: Physics Club. Mary Jo Reed Ruby Stephenson John Thompson George Tomes Sophomore Play. ' 25: Spice and Variety: Chairman Buildings and Grounds Com¬ mittee: Concert Orchestra: Cadet Officers ' Club. Sam Troutman Robert Holman R. 0. T. C.: Chemistry Club. Walter Komendera Joseph Ka pella Mary Catherine Taylor Music Memory; Girls ' Chorus; Yelling Yodlers. Clyde Lewis Concert Band: Spice and Variety; Sopho¬ more Football Team: Regimental Band, ' 26; Freshman Basketball. Victoria Scrobel Yelling Yodlers. Alice Carrouthers Yelling Yodlers. Bertch Thompson Class Basketball: Physics Club; Drawing Club. Eleanor Morrison YellinaJY odlers. Maxon News Summary of THE SENIOR CLASS of 1928 (And Historical Scrap-book) AUDITORIUM Sophomores present annual play, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” under the supervision of Miss Graves. November 13, 1925. “Turn to the Right,” directed by Miss Wenzelman, is given as the Junior Class Play. February 11, 1927. Lucky ’leven, Volk’s Mammoth Minstrels, and Pirate’s Loot chosen as the three best acts in Spice and Variety. December 16, 1926. Faye Cheadle wins the High School Declamatory Contest, directed by Miss Paul. November 18, 1927. High School presents annual Spice and Variety: Five acts chosen to appear at Palace Theatre. December 13 and 14, 1927. The opera, “MikacW’presented by High School students and trained by Miss Sayers. February 23 and 24, 1928. Seniors present " The Goose Hangs High,” directed by Miss Lortz. March 23 and 24, 1928. Emerson takes part in Lake County Oratorical Contest. March 30, 1928. MUSIC Emerson Boys’ Concert Band wins Annual Lake County Band Contest. April 23. 1927. Annual Lake County Band and Orchestra Contest held at Hammond High School. March 31, 1928. April 13, 1928. Choral Contest given at Memorial Auditorium. Music Memory Contest given in Orchestra Hall, Chicago. April 14. 1928. SCRAPaBOOKfe- SPORTS Emerson Norsemen travel down state to Indianapolis to State Tournament. March 18 and 19. 1927. Emerson defeats Valparaiso in first game played in Memorial Gym. February 11, 1928. Krueger, Altenhof, Summers, Avery, Marovich, Loftus, and Waser out¬ standing Senior players on football team. September-November, 1927. Altenhof, Waser, Harmon, Dauer, and Hollander prominent athletes of Senior Class, playing basketball this season. December-March, 1927-8. COMMERCIAL Remington and Underwood awards given to the following people in the Senior Class: In typewriting, Madeline Webber, Margaret Weise, Robert Rose- berry, Lillian Fredrick, Sylvia Pokopac, Maxwell Summers. Irene Carr, and Lillian Hansen: in shorthand, Maurine Link, Madeline Webber, Lillian Fred¬ rick, and Mary Schultz. SOCIAL Freshmen and Sophomores have Rush-Hop in Girls’ Gymn. June 16, 1925. Sophomores hold annual Hop in school gymnasium: sponsored by Miss Keenan. Class President, Leonard Boynton. February 20, 1926. Junior Class, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Bell, gives first Spring Formal at Masonic Temple. Grand march led by class president, Sam Chase. May 21, 1927. Military Benefit Dance given at K. of C. ballroom by the R. O. T. C. February 10, 1928. Senior Class, sponsored by Mrs. Pickard, gives Farewell Dance at Lake Front Pavilion. President, Sam Chase. June 16, 1928. FEATURES Seniors will want to remember the following names: Bell, Benscoter, Bra- saemle, Carlberg, Harrison, Heyburn, Holliday, Lampe, Lull, Lortz, Newton. Paul, Peters, Pickard, Sayers, Spaulding, Stephens, Talbot, Warren, and Warrum. June, 1928, to ????? Remember Ray Dauer, baby of the team? Basketball, 1927-28. Remember Mr. Spaulding and his Grapevines? Remember the past educational week programs we have had? When first started we were little bits of Freshmen and our displays and exhibitions were “put on” in downtown store windows. Then for the next two years we had great long parades with banners and floats. Remember? How could one forget after walking (?) miles in them! Then, our Senior year displays and exhibi¬ tions were exhibited in the new Memorial Gym. Bigger and better every year. That’s the Class of ' 28. Then, too, remember the dreadful strike? And the strikers, and strike leaders and the “scabs”? We’ll not soon forget that, will we? Drucilla Miller. Lucia Beddow. We, the Senior Class of Emerson High School, having completed our career in a blaze of glory, desirous of being remembered by posterity, and being of sound mind, memory and understanding, do hereby make, decree, and publish this, our last will and testament in manner as follows: FIRST: We do decree that we, as a body, be cremated in the blasts of our own hot air, in Gary Memorial Auditorium. SECOND: We do decree that all unjust debts which we have incurred in the course of our career, either to our faculty, our schoolmates, or to each other, be paid in full to the last “kopeck,” that our ashes may rest in the same peace we have been accustomed heretofore to enjoy. THIRD: As to such estate as we have purloined during our sojourn in Emerson High School, we do devise and bequeath to our beloved Alma Mater, and to all such as may enter her portals in after years, the following bequests, to-wit: Item:—The beloved memories and fond associations which cluster around the present edifice of learning, including the elaborate and mervelous works of art, which we leave behind, on the various articles of furniture. Item:—The clarion sound of the bell, which almost human, brings us re¬ lief, misery, or fire-drills. Item:—Our beloved faculty of all shapes and sizes (including the office force) the only one of its kind because of its democratic attitude toward all Seniors. Item:—The drinking fountains choicely inlaid with chewing gum. Item:—The morning dash for classes from the first corridor at 8:19. Item:—The smoking rule, to be obeyed by others as faithfully as it has been by us. Item:—The meeting place down by the foot-warmers for the new Seniors, and other loafers. Individually we bequeath the following: Item:—Sam Chase leaves his “sax-appeal” to Nelson McCollem and Von Hall. Marge Kraynak, yelling as usual, insists that her talent along that line be left to Ruth Patton. Bob Davis leaves to his sister, Sara, his beautiful blonde curls. Marge Sullivan, Lenora Brown, and Laura Boyton will their capacity for " sticking together” to Virginia McLaughlin, Jane Ransel, and Beth Owens. “Swede” Hedman bequeaths his well worn Hi-Y jacket to Ross Bain, if Ross can get it from the girl who happens to be wearing it at the time. Ollie Hu- minsky, Drucilla Miller, Betty Lucas, and Marge Kraynak will their ability to “trip the light fantastic” in Spice and Variety to Chuck Funkey and A1 Gor¬ man. Lucia Beddow, Lois Jacob, and Lydia Stentz leave their wonderful adhe¬ sion to the South Chicago glue works. Dwight Hockensmith and Milton Rosen give their power and efficiency to “shift scenery” to John Van Liew and Don Henderson. Zella Mae Spencer and Ray Dauer will their straight “A” report cards to Alberta Snowden and Ethel Comstock. Joe Loftis, Elio Largura, John Krueger, Harold Avery, Max Summers, Vic¬ tor Marovich, Jay Kelly, and Glen Waser leave their efficiency in carrying the old pigskin to the would-be varsity football stars. Jack Keener bequeaths his dilapidated megaphone and husky voice to Stew¬ art Martin. Grace Laue and Reva Goldman wish to bestow their combined heights to Mary Bertha or Ruth Longacre, who would probably appreciate it more. Ray Dauer. Louis Harmon. Ray Altenhof and Glen Waser leave their ability to ‘‘slish” the basketball to any or all of the lucky survivors of basketball tryouts. Ann McLelland, Kay Oglesby, Dee Jackson, and Fay Laurent give their drags with the faculty to Louise Stentz and Francis Johnson. Abe Marcovich, with both arms full of Spice and Variety girls, has decided that James Newsom can be the “E” editor next year. Leon Nelson leaves his time-and-record smashing high school career to Glen Verplank, if he can catch him. Faye Cheadle gives her naturally (?) curly hair and blooming complexion to Maxine Bitner. Moose Kincaid wills his undescribable “It” to Dave Templin. Marty Schewanik desires that his talent to sing be left to Sidney Hyman. Helen Cooper bestows her ability to “hang on” to Leon Stanford on Isobelle Hall to do the same with her boy friend. Paul Nebe gives his nice shiny sword to anyone who will promise not to cut his fingers with it. Junior Eshelman desires that all swimming honors that he has acquired be left to Harvey McQuarrie. Edee Jenkins leaves her authority of monitorship to Ruth DeLong if she will use it in the proper manner. Gene Kirtland leaves his collegiate Ford to the mercy of the traffic cops. Ernie Gardner and Dorothy McNamara give their happy married life and any unbroken dishes to Clyde Lewis and Josephine Vincent. Harry Lewis desires that his ability to “kid” the faculty be given to Sidney Rothman and Harry Hosmer. Jean Maxon, John Hennessey, Edith Jenkins, Shelby Carson, Marsile Lambert, Dorothy Malone, and Clella Conley leave their “colyum” space in Flue Dust to any fortunate person who is capable of making it. Eddie Pearson leaves his ability to produce—well, you can almost tell it’s music—to Charlotte Morris. Maxie Summers leaves Virginia Benoit to Ernest LePell, who was so “nize” to her in the Junior Play. Sidney Stine desires that his ability to draw be left to Miss Lull. Drucilla Miller. Lucia Beddow. ■Page Thirty six Junior Class History I started on my career at Emerson High School in the year 1925. After passing through the usual routine, I gained for myself the title of Junior Class. My history for the past year, I think, is worth writing about. Ross Bain was elected to boss me through the year with Ina Whitby as his helper. Dorothy Aldridge was given the task of keeping my diary, and Eleanor Smith and James Newsom were to hoard my sheckels. These helpers worked very hard, but some fell by the way, and I had to appoint Harry Hosmer to be the boss’s helper, and Sylvia Sandberg to be the keeper of the story of my private life. The class rings were my first work. The ring committee did a good job of picking the rings, and many were sold. My next achievement was the class play. Miss Paul picked “The Beggar on Horseback” for our presentation. Then came the Junior Benefit show. The picture was “West Point” and the ticket sale gave me some much needed aid for the Prom. The Prom came. It is the one dance of the year where a good time is had by all every year, and this year was no exception. As I think over the glories of the year I realize how much it means to have a good sponsor to keep me on the right track, and we had a good one, Miss Daniel. Thus, amid the honor and glory of a year well spent, I go home and sleep till next September, when duty will call and I shall have to come back to my work of fooling the teachers into thinking I know something when I don’t. The Class of ’29. James Newsom. Dorothy Aldrich Jean Bauer May Benner Virginia Benoit Mary Bertha Maxine Bassett Herbert Becker George Behnke Maxine Bercaw Margaret Black Jane Blair Eileen Bond Ben Bratton William Brumshagen Bill Burke Margaret Clark Margaruite Carpenter Ben Casebeer Virginia Cline Fred Collins Josephine Croyle Sam Cullison Sarah A. Davis Sarah E. Davis Helen Cramet Mary Crouch Florence Davis Hoy Davis Ruth DeLong Ross Bain Don Churchill Ethel Dolan Charles Funkey Erie Hayden Dorothy Burress Ethel Comstock Winfield Eshelman William Glenn Mary Hayden Laura Donavan Myrle Douglas Stanley Eisler Clinton Ertandson Pauline Fisher Leila Doyle Norabelle Eberhardt La Verne Eng Nettie Falconer Phyllis Foreaker Margaret Gardner Mary Gilmore Gladys Goad Grace Goodwin Isabel Hall Ronald Gardner Helen Goldberger Lucille Goodman Catherine Gravelle Thelma Hallowell Virginia Hamilton Harry Hosmer Ethel Hughes Helen Jackson Marcella Jansen Gladys Harmon Cleora Huff Marshall lams Frances Johnson Bill Jones Forest Hill Robert Huggins David Monahan Eva Pamey Carolyn Quantz Carl Hollander Thomas Maley Beth Owens Ruth Patton Donald Rendel r U FTPAP; Belle Kelley Eleanor Kennedy Athalia Kiser Gordon Knoblick Richard Larson Mary Kelly Maurice Kincaid Ann Koronov Eleanor Kraus Isabelle Laurie Eugene Leeper Ernest LePell Verla Leslie Edith Lindstrom Sue Markley Elizabeth Lennon Geneva LePell Edna Lindstorm Ruth Longacre Elizabeth McCalley Virginia McLauglin Marion Mahoney Louise Matthews Charlotte Morris Earl Nallinger Joe McMann John Manwiller Leah Morgan Zatha Musgrove James Newsom Michael O ' Conner Marjorie Pagin Iris Pettis El Ray Peppel James Reese Marion Oliver Imogene Pemberton Margaret Phillips Jane Ransel Donald Rendel ■ Pape Forty-three Ellwood Robinson Ellen Sabo Fred Schaeffer Charles Seamon Dorothea Shannon Lawrence Russell Sylvia Sawdberg Ernest Scheub Beulah Seegall Albert Sharkus Lucille Slaughter Eleanor Smith Harry Sommers Irene Stephan Pauline Sprowls Alberta Snowden Audrey Stephen Louise Stentz Victor Tandberg Donald Neff Bessie Weeks Glenn Verplank Florence Benson Nellie Hoffman Ronald Wheeler Raymond Bailey Helen Stevenson Victor McCaslin Max Lauterbach Bernice Weaver Geneva Wilson Robert Wilson Paul Wahlman Donald Henderson Edith Williams Mark Wilson Otto Yorkshot Vincent Walsh Tilden Roberts Dave Templin Ed Thayer Mildred Thompson Bertha Thomae Catherine Travers Marion Uecker Kenneth Underwood Florence Van Sise Dorothy Vensel Anna Fern Washam Page Fortu-six Sophomore Class History Once upon a midday dreary, when the school was well aweary, Of our faint and fitful efforts to do manfully our part, While we still were fumbling, suddenly amid our stumbling. Way inside each felt a tapping, tapping in his little heart, ‘‘You are now a Sophomore!” Forth we called our strongest for to lead us on this longest And adventurous a year, while Miss Newton watched o’er all. Well do we remember on a day in bleak November, When we gave a play of Rinehart’s, Rinehart’s ‘ Bab” in our school hall. And again Time’s voice so distant muttered in his dreary call— “Safe so far. Oh! Sophomore!” Then we all our efforts bent, then we all our money spent, On a dance to be most gorgeous of all Sophomores gone by. In a gym enhancing, laughter there among us glancing, We thought life was all for dancing, dancing ’neath a silver sky, But the voice of Time so hoary from his height did coldly cry— “’Tis illusion. Sophomore.” Yet our faces still beguiling life to look upon us smiling. Sought to gain its favor lasting thus to boost us evermore, But our memories are crowded and our happiness is shrowded, By the thought that ’tis that each shall be a Sophomore. Still ’tis best to be advancing than just stay a Sophomore. Once we are but never more. Eleanor Wirt. FRESHMEN i Freshman Class History The “Spirit of Emerson” hopped off at 8:15 on September 6, 1927, on the transatlantic flight from “Freshman Year " to “Sophomore Year” over the “Ocean of Study.” On this trip, the “Spirit of Emerson” carried 316 high school students as passengers. Bruce Falconer and Kathleen Donavon had charge of the mechanical work of the machine, while Coach Lowell Sparks acted as pilot. For the amusement of the passengers, “The Cap and Dagger Club” was organized, and many activities were carried on. Numerous contests were held during the trip. Among the first was the Music Memory Contest in which Ruth Berkowitz, a passenger, took part. Laura Ralph and Eileen McAllister, passengers, were chosen to represent the " Spirit of Emerson” in the Discussion Contest which was held on Friday, March 16, 1928. On December 13 and 14, 1927, the “Spirit of Emerson” landed at the Emerson airport and the passengers attended the performance of the annual “Spice and Variety.” Some of the passengers were happy to help do their share towards its success. “Seventeen,” a play by Booth Tarkington, was given by the “Cap and Dag¬ ger Club” on April 20, 1928. During this eventful trip, plans were made concerning the presentation of " Grape Vines” as the graduation gift of the passengers of the " Spirit of Emer¬ son” to the school. The actual planting, however, was not done until June. 1928. So with the many regrets that a very delightful trip was ended but with joyous anticipation of the next flight from “Sophomore Year” to “Junior Year,” the 316 passengers alighted from the " Spirit of Emerson” June 25, 1928, as " Sophomore Year.” Laura Ralph. Activities Coaches Ralph Brasaemle Basketball Baseball Tennis Inter-class Athletics Elmer Lampe Football Track Inter-class Athletics Lowell Sparks Swimming Junior High Activities Football Schwartzell, Miller. Coach I.ampe, Marovich. Manager Hutton, Larkin. Stanford. Kincaid, Funkey, Hayden. Mucha. Dilling. Altenhof, Waser, Morris, Summers. Hollander, Gorman, Avery, Molinero, Krueger, Gardner, Captain Loftus, Largura, Kelley. To start the season off with a bang, the Golden Tornado made Lindbloom, of Chicago, bow to a 13-0 score. Lindbloom, one of the Tornadoes’ greatest rivals, came to Gary with determination to conquer Emerson, but did not threat¬ en the supremacy of the Tornado. In the second game of the season, Emerson beat East Chicago with a 19-6 victory. This is the first time Emerson has been scored on for five years by an Indiana team. In the muddiest game of the season, Muncie, Emerson’s down-state rivals, held the Tornadoes to one lone touchdown. In the fourth game of the season Emerson, over-confident, went to Misha¬ waka and received a setback of being held to a tie, 0-0. The fifth game brought Emerson back to triumph over Wabash with a 33-0 score. Ernie Gardner’s flashy open field running was an outstanding feature. Lady-luck deserted Emerson in the Mooseheart game, and took Illinois by the arm to lead them to a victory of 7-0 over Emerson. Since the Tornadoes failed to consider the Hammond squad ' s serious threat, they were held to a tie of 6-6 in the windswept gridiron of the Industrial High in Hammond. Still in the rough from their tie with Hammond, Emerson was defeated by their arch-rivals, Froebel, by a score of 22-14. Hollander’s thirty-yard run for a score, and Avery’s eighty-yard run went uncounted. In the last game of the season, Emerson held the upper hand through the entire game with. South Bend, and defeated the Bears by a score of 9-0. Be¬ hind perfect interference Waser galloped sixty-seven yards to a touchdown through the entire South Bend squad. BIG TEN STANDING W. L. T. Pet. Emerson. . 2 0 1 1.000 Muncie. . 4 1 1 .800 Linton. . 4 1 0 .800 South Bend . 3 1 0 .750 Elwood . . 3 1 0 .750 Marion. . 1 2 1 .333 Richmond . . 1 3 0 .250 Mishawaka. . 0 1 3 .000 Evansville. . 0 3 1 .000 Indianapolis. . 0 5 1 .000 S I M 1 , Ol SI AM N S i .AMI S Emerson.13 Emerson.19 Emerson. 6 Emerson. 0 Emerson.33 Emerson. 0 Emerson. 6 Emerson.14 Emerson. 9 Lindbloom. 0 East Chicago 6 Muncie. 0 Mishawaka. 0 Wabash . 0 Mooseheart. 7 Hammond . 6 Froebel.22 South Bend 0 MwSCRA Basketball Manager Lavedas. Coach Brasaemle. Scorer Gardner, Phaff. Woytow. Collette, Bain. Mc¬ Guire, Sotock, Erdheim. Funkey. Gorman. Avery, Kincaid. Carter, Waite. Mucha. Stanford. Hollander, Captain Altenhof. Dauer, Waser, Harmon. Starting the season with only a sprinkling of veteran material remaining from last year’s regional champions, Coach Brasaemle early appeared to be well on the way toward a repetition of last year’s success. Whiting and Mishawaka were disposed of by decisive scores, and then came the first of the defeats from Washington. The Norse followed with victories over Elkhart and LaPorte before bowing to Jefferson of Lafayette. Froebel was toppled by a top-heavy score and Hammond, Goshen and Horace Mann were accorded the same fate before Muncie invaded the Steel City to eke out a two-point victory. Plymouth, Michigan City, Valparaiso, Froebel and South Bend were the victims of the Norse machine before Washington again proved itself a better club by reason of a two-point victory. Valparaiso and Central of Fort Wayne were defeated in the closing games of the regular schedule. Merrillville was no barrier in the first round of the sectional tournament. Horace Mann provided considerable more opposition than had been expected and Froebel proved more of a barrier than the Norse could hurdle in one season. .y SCRAPMBODK With the defeat by Froebel in the sectional tournament the Norse packed away their short pants to await the opening of another season. Close of the season left the Norse with a seasonal and tournament record of 17 victories and 5 defeats. Second place in the Northern Indiana High School Conference bas¬ ketball race was won by the Norsemen with a “Big 15” record of 14 wins and 2 defeats, both of the latter being administered by Washington of East Chicago. TEAM RECORD Emerson. .53; Whiting. 21 Emerson. ....58; Mishawaka. .29 Emerson . .13: Washington 19 Emerson. .40: Elkhart. 23 Emerson. .60; LaPorte . . 31 Emerson. .29; Lafayette 37 Emerson. .52; Frobel. .24 Emerson. ' 34; Hammond . .17 Emerson . 47; Goshen. 27 Emerson. 16; Horace Mann. . 10 Emerson. 26; Muncie. . . 28 Emerson. 44; Plymouth. .17 Emerson. 47; Michigan City 29 Emerson. .65; Valparaiso 13 Emerson. 31: Froebel. .28 Emerson. 48; South Bend . . 22 Emerson. 22; Washington . .24 Emerson. 32; Valparaiso . .19 Emerson. 46: Fort Wayne. .28 SECTIONAL Emerson. .64; Merrillville. . 3 Emerson. 26: Horace Mann. .... 16 Emerson. 12: Froebel. . 15 •Page Fifty-eight ■ ■SCR ' APMBaDKfe Basketball Letter Men 1. Harold Avery 2. Maurice Kincaid 3. Louis Harmon 4. Glenn Waser 5. Raymond Altenhof 6. Ray Dauer 7. Carl Hollander 8. Walter Mucha 9. Leon Stanford 5CR 3 AF =3 ( Class Basketball JR.HIGH JUNIOR SOPHOMORE SENIOR. Track Although greatly weakened by the loss of a great many stars of last year’s squad, Emerson’s track team has done well in the season of 1928. Those that were left from the 1927 squad are: Captain Krieg, Sommers, Fleming, Metzler, Milter, Rogers, Avery, and Lagura. Some of the other boys who have done good work this season are: Hayden, Swartzell, Sandback, Johnson, Gera- metta, Saunders, Marowich, Mislen, Waite. Wilson, T. Sommers, Kincaid, Bain, and Mitchell. INDOOR Hyde Park January 2 Culver.March 10 National Interscholastic March 23-24 OUTDOOR Class Meet.April 7 City Meet .April 24 Quadrangular Meet .April 21 Goshen Relays. April 28 Northern Indiana Meet May 5 Sectional Meet.May 12 State Meet.May 19 Stagg’s Interscholastic.June 1 ■—SCFv’AF 3 (j BDDKg= . Cross Country Tennis Baseball In response to Coach Brasaemle’s call, twenty-five men reported for baseball. In spite of the fact that only a few of last year’s championship team remains, the outlook is bright, as the rookies look capable of filling up the gaps. Marty Schewanick will again pilot the nine to a hoped-for championship. BASEBALL SCHEDULE Whiting. April 20 Emerson 6 Opponents 1 East Chicago April 24 1 5 Michigan City April 27 15 3 Hammond . . May 1 8 7 Valparaiso . May 4 11 I Whiting. May 8 2 1 East Chicago May 11 2 5 Michigan City May 15 6 1 Hammond May 18 9 3 Valparaiso May 22 •Page Sixty-four■ Under the able guidance of Coach Sparks, the swimming team just finished a successful season, winning five meets out of seven. The boys who have been constant point winners are: Captain Eshelman, Roseberry, Lautenbach, Nallinger, Greenwald, Pearson, Josephoski, and Walsh. Coach Sparks has shown great ability in developing his crew of candidates to their very satisfying degree of success. SCHEDULE East Chicago. South Bend. Hammond . East Chicago South Bend . Hammond . Whiting. Northern Indiana. February 23 February 25 February 28 . March 5 March 9 March 13 March 13 March 24 Hockey The opening of the hockey season was of interest to all. this year. This was. probably, due to the fact that the first game of the tourney, which was played by the Junior and Senior Teams, was staged at Gleason Field, preceding the Emerson-Mooseheart football game, on Saturday, October 29, 1927. The fopr class teams, corched by Miss Reynolds, succeeded in making this year’s tourney a very exciting one. The members of the class teams were: FRESHMAN Olga Nickolick, captain: Dorothy Preuss, manager - Mar¬ garet Baboo. Marjorie Curtiss. Alice Keely, Thelma Kewley, Sletta Kilojaike. Grace Kirtland, Frances Leninger, Elizabeth Lieber, Doris Rosen. Mary Trip¬ lett. Gweneth Winter. Janetta Wood. SOPHOMORE—Marie Mores, captain: Rosamund Martindale. manager: Helen Carter, Nellie Clark. Harriet Chlominshi, Leona Duranleavy, Dorothy Elster, Janet Goldberger, Helen Guisto, Lois Gurban, Margaret Martindale, Oline Morris, Mary Nobles, Charlotte Quilling. JUNIOR Eileen Bond, captain: Mildred Thompson, manager: Florence Sensom, Margaret Black, Florence Davis, Helen Jackson, Mary Kokos. Geneva LaPell. Edna Lindstrom, Sophie Milanovich, Elizabeth Stamper. Eleanor Strophe, Evangeline Vinovich, Marian Vicker. SENIOR—Elsie Essmeister. captain: Mary Likavec. manager: Frieda Fox. Anna Hannaback, Lillian Hanson, DeFaun Henson, Irene Hoffman: Astrid Nelson, Helen Pihlgren. Lillian Ross. Mary Schultz. Minnie Schwartz. Lydia Stentz, Ellen VanHorn. VARSITY (Honorary)—Margaret Black, Eileen Bond. Helen Jackson. Mary Likavec. Margaret Martindale. Rosamund Martindale. Olga Nickolick. Dorothy Prease, Lillian Rcss, Mildred Thompson, Evangeline Vinovich. RESULTS OF BASKETBALL TOURNEY First Place Second Place. Third Place Fourth Place. Juniors. . . Seniors . Freshmen Sophomores 5 points 4 points 2 points 1 point SCRAP 3 Girls Hockey Basketball The Juniors were also proclaimed “champs” of the basketball tourney this year. RESULTS OF BASKETBALL TOURNEY First Place.Juniors.6 points Second Place.Sophomores .5 points Third Place Seniors. 2 points Fourth Place.Freshmen 0 points The members of the class teams were: FRESHMEN—Elizabeth Lieber, captain; Dorothy Frakes, manager: Fran¬ ces DeHaven, Bertha Jacobs, Verna Mae Lew, Mary Frances Livinger, Myrthe Pritchard, Elizabeth Rider, Katherine Sheridan, Janetta Wood. SOPHOMORE—Thelma Kewley, captain: Helen Carter, manager; Marian Bassett, Dorothy Elster, Ruth Lennon, Marie Mores, Olga Nicholick, Dorothy Preuss, Virginia Rossman, Clara Simon. JUNIORS—Myrle Douglas, captain: Evangeline Vinovich, manager: Eliz¬ abeth Chuba, Helen Cramer, Ruth DeLong. Ethel Hughes, Edna Lindstrom, Minnie Miscovich, Mildred Thompson, Bernice Weaver. SENIORS—Anne Flynn, captain: Edith Jenkins, manager: Mae Benner, Wilma Bond, Elizabeth Cory, Elsie Estmiester, Mary Likavec, Helen Philgren, Lillian Ross, Ellen VanHorne. MINOR SPORTS It is worth while to mention that teams did excellent work in the minor sports such as: Volleyball, Captainball, Swimming, Baseball, and Tennis. GIRLS’ ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION A Girls’ Athletic Association, to be known as G. A. A., has been organized this year. Its membership consists of girls who have made athletic teams which compete in the inter-class sports. Each member works for an E. H. S. mono¬ gram. An organization of this sort has been attempted several times but has never succeeded: however, this year’s plans have a promising future. Marjorie Sullivan, ’28. SENIOR. JUNIOR SOPHOMORE FRESHMAN Page Seventy-one AUDITORIUM Y and MUSIC j Auditorium Calendar November 18—High School Declamatory Contest. November 22—Sophomore Play. December 13-14—Spice and Variety. December 15—Poetry Memory Contest. December 13—High School Speech Contest. December 21—Junior Play. February 3—Music Memory Contest. February 24—“Mikado.” March 17—Original Discussion Contest. March 24—Senior Play. April 13—Lake County Contest. April 20—Freshman Play. Senior Play Bernard Ingals . Eunice Ingals. . . Noel Derby. Leo Day. Rhoda. Julia Murdoch. . Mrs. Bradley.. . . Hugh Ingals.. . . Ronald Murdoch Lois Ingals. Bradley Ingals. . Dagmar Carroll. Elliot Kimberley. . . . Theodore Sizer . . . Faye Cheadle . . James Gorman . . .Max Pabianski . . . . Myrtle Marks .Ruby Stephenson .Jeane Maxon .John Morris . . George Swanson . . Mary Considine . Marsile Lambert J Dorothy Malone } Kathryn Oglesby . Harold Kaszynski Bernard Ingals. Eunice Ingals.. . . Noel Derby. Leo Day . Rhoda. Julia Murdoch. . Mrs. Bradley. . . . Hugh Ingals. . . . Ronald Murdoch. Bradley Ingals. . Dagmar Carroll Elliot Kimberley. SATURDAY .Milton Rosen . Nine McCrimmon Charles Isley Herman Chouinard • . . . Myrtle Marks . . Marjorie Sullivan . . Anna Hannaback .Paul Nebe . . Merrill Jordan Isabelle Kelley . Marsile Lambert Jeanette Peterson . Harold Kaszynski PRODUCTION STAFF Stage Manager. Usher. Promoter. Publicity. Director. Charles Kollar Imogene Camobell .... Myrtle Marks .Sam Chase .Miss Lortz Junior Play CHARACTERS Dr. Albert Rice. Cynthia Mason. Neil McRae. Mr. Cady. Mrs. Cady . Gladys Cady. Homer Cady. Miss Hey . Miss You. Trainman and Guide. David Monahan . Virginia Benoit . . . Ernest LePell . James Newsom . . Marion Uecker Lucille Slaughter Charles Kollar . Francis Johnson ... Edna Doyle . . Mark Wilson . Bertram Mack Ray Bailey William Brumshagen Virginia McLaughlin Mary Gilmore Mildred Thompson Susan Markley Pauline Fisher Virginia Hamilton Beth Owens Helen Jackson Alberta Snowden Jean Bauer Harold Kaszynski James Burke Myrle Douglas Maxine Bassett Avis Nerdahl Margaret Black Beulah Seegal Marion Mahoney Phyllis Foreaker Florence Benson Elraye Pepple Dave Templin General Manager Stage Manager. Stage Assistant . Publicity. Make-up. Director. PRODUCTION STAFF .Nina McCrimmon ..George Tomes .Jack Keener .Helen Jackson .Mrs. Bell .Miss Paul ■Page Seventy-Hut Sophomore Play Stage Manager. . . Business Manager. Stage Director.. . Electrician. Director. PRODUCTION STAFF CAST James Archibald Clara Archibald. . Leila Archibald . . . Carter Brooks. . . . Barbara Archibald. Jane Raliegh. William. Clinton Beresford. Eddie Perkins. . . . Guy Grosvenor. . . . . Herbert Cash . LaVerne White . . Margaret Kelley . . . Rose Musin James Herbertscn . . Eleanor Wirt . Christina Russel . . Joseph Ursida . . Sydney Hyman . . Kenneth Adams . . Gus Pournarus USHERS Nelson McCullen Imogene McKinley Mildred Garretty Genevieve Knepper Phyllis Nicholson June Labb Mary Frances Hord Isabel Hall Isabel Laurie Maxine Bercaw Mae Heward Helen Fuller ■ Page Sever Freshman Play CHARACTERS Mrs. Baxter. . . . Mr. Baxter. Wm. Baxter . . . Johnnie Watson. Jane Baxter . . May Parcher Lola Pratt. Genesis. Joe Bullitt Mr. Parcher George Crooper Ethel Bake Wallie Banks. Mar; Brooks. Mrs. Parcher . . . . Mary Slobodnik . . . Abe Titlebaum . . Robert Weisser .Guy Watson . . . Emelyne Lakin .Lillian Fox Kathleen Donavon .Ernest Lyon .Robert Clay Lester Swoverland James Rutan . Mary Slobodnik . Henry Marsh . . Grace Kirtland Olga Nickolich Mrs. Baxter.. . . Mr. Baxter. Wm. Baxter . . Johnnie Watson Jane Baxter.. . . May Parcher. . . Lola Pratt. Genesis. Joe Bullitt. . . . Mr. Parcher. . . . George Crooper. Ethel Bake. Wallie Banks. . Mary Brooks. Mrs. Parcher .June Waser . . . Abe Titlebaum . . Robert Weisser .Guy Fisher . Ernestine Davis . Gertrude Predian .Laura Ralph .Ernest Lyon .Robert Clay Lester Swoverland .James Rutan .June Waser . Henry Marsh . Ellen McAllister . Olga Nickolich Spice and Variety December thirteenth and fourteenth will be written down in the books of history as the dates on which the best Spice and Variety production ever given was presented to unsurpassing audiences. There were in all fifteen acts, some of them being acrobatic performances, some musical reviews, some dialogues, and others one-act plavs. The acts on the program ran as follows: 1. The Spice of Life. 2. The Instrumental Trio. 3. Don’t Forget the Governor. 4. Salt and Pepper Sisters. 5. Fun at the Show. 6. The Campus Trio. 7. A Little Bit of Everything. 8. Flower ' s Midnight Frolic. 9. The Bunkum Sisters. 10. They Can ' t Help It. 1 1. Ach Du Lieber! 12. The Jazz Hatchery. 13. Wait Till the Cows Come Home. 14. AwGwan! 15. Prep School Capers. Out of the fifteen, six of them were chosen as the best acts. After having combined the six into three splendid acts, they were presented at the Palace Theatre with much success. Much of the success was due to the efforts of Miss Harrison. Mrs. Bell. Miss Paul. Miss Savers. Miss Viant. Miss Greenhill. Miss Heimburg and Miss Lull. ■Pa ' ie Seventy-eight- Mikado The first opera (since " Martha " was presented way back in ' 21 or ' 22) was given Feb¬ ruary 23 and 24 under the capable leadership of Miss Grace Sayers. The production was Gil¬ bert ' s Sullivan’s " Mikado. " The story goes thus: Nanki Pooh, who is supposedly a wandering minstrel, is madly in love with Yum Yum. but to no avail because Yum Yum is to be married to Ko Ko. her guardian. Nanki Pooh is about to kill himself, after becoming desperate, when interrupted by Ko Ko. who is Lord High Executioner. He tells Nanki Pooh that he will let him marry Yum Yum. if in a month ' s time he will be willing to be killed bv him. as he had killed no one. and the Mikado had ordered his head to be taken if he had not executed someone within the month. Just before Nanki Pooh and Yum Yum are to be married they discover that there is a law which reads. " When a man is beheaded his wife must be buried alive. " Yum Yum refuses to marry Nanki Pooh under these conditions. When the time comes for Ko Ko to kill Nanki Pooh he ean not bear to do it and so makes out an affidavit of Nanki Pooh ' s death and then tells Nanki Pooh that he can marry Yum Yum if he will only leave the country. When the Mikado arrives he reads of the execution of Nanki Pooh, who is really his son. who had left his home to travel. He then tells Ko Ko that he has killed the Heir Apparent, which means that Ko Ko must be put to death. Before Nanki Pooh and Yum Yum leave on their honeymoon. Ko Ko tells Nanki Pooh that he must come to life again in order to free him. Yum Yum and Nanki Pooh appear before the Mikado and are forgiven. The Emerson Music Department has just finished one of the most successful seasons in its history. The bands and orchestra won the Northern Indiana Contests. The grade and high school music memory each took first place in their division. Under the auspices of the Gary Public Schools’ Music Depart¬ ment, Kathryn Witwer, grand opera star and Emerson graduate, was engaged to sing at the Memorial Auditorium. A new Orthophonic Victrola has been purchased from the funds of the department, and the success of the Music Memory team is a result of its use¬ fulness. I dj err - ■ — xrA n-Vvt- -» — The Boys Concert Band c F Continuing their success of the past years, the Emerson Concert Band was well started on its way to the national championship, by taking first place in the Northern Indiana Band Contest. The band has received new uniforms and they have made a marked improvement in the appearance of our boys. Much of the success of our band is due to the unfailing labors of Mr. Warren and Mr. Hendrickson, as well as the never-say-die spirit of the band boys. i ] □ □ 7 !  • £-«-to| « The Girl’s Concert Band Springing from almost absolute obscurity, the Emerson Girls Concert Band confirmed the faith of Mr. Warren by taking first place in the Northern Indiana Band Contest. A noted improvement may be seen in the playing of the band, the interest seems to have revived, due to Mr. Warren’s and Mr. Hendrickson’s untiring efforts. The Girls’ Band will go to Elkhart to compete in the state finals. - . . - e. - ■Ct- (I (J [D 0 D 3 1 Orchestra F:or the first time in the history the Emerson Orchestra won the Northern Indiana Music Contest. However, this has been expected, as the school has eagerly watched the progress of the orchestra. Under the direction of Mr. Jaehne. a new leader, many fine musicians have been developed. Great things are expected of the orchestra in the future, as it is entered in the state contest at Elkhart. Indiana. Auditorium League Contestants Lake County Contestants Besides participating in the Auditorium League activities, Faye Cheadle and Sydney Hyman were chosen to represent Emerson in the Frcebel-Emersojn Declamatory Contest and the Lake County Contest. A distinct revival in Auditorium League activities has become apparent this year. Poetry and Music Memory POETRY MEMORY This year, Emerson was very well represented in the Poetry Memory Contest. Due to the untiring efforts of the training teacher, Miss Lortz and the members of the team, Emerson secured first place. Emerson entered three teams in the Gary Music Memory Contest and was fortunate in securing first place in the Senior High School Division. This entitled her to enter the team in the In and About Chicago Music Memory Contest. There we won first place. This was accomplished only through the con¬ scientious work of the music teachers, Miss Viant, Miss Sayers, and Miss Greenhill, and the team. The team was composed of Elizabeth Buchsbaum, Charles Seamon, Olga Nikolich, Ruth Diamond, and Virginia Benoit. The substitutes were Ruby Stephenson and Mary Catherine Taylor, who had both been members of the Gary team. Virginia Benoit. MUSIC MEMORY Emerson Board of Control Under the more than a mere body. Aiitong the several tffTts noteworthy ' accompli f. , this year are the establishment of an eight hour monitor system and the s enforcement of the traffic rules. The board meets every other Monday in Room 208 and is composed of the President and Vice-President, from the school at large, two representatives from each class, the two yell leaders, the captains of the Varsity teams, the chairmen of the committees and the head monitor. The head monitor acts as prosecuting attorney when the traffic violators are brought before the board, but has no vote in the proceedings. Raymond Altenhof is President of the Board, Carl Hollander is Vice- President and Ollie Huminsky is Secretary. The Senior Class is represented by Ray Dauer and Drucilla Miller, the Juniors by Laurence Coulehan and Ruth DeLong, the Sophomores by Pearl Burnam and Conrad Yuill, and the Frosh have elected Bruce Faulkener and Kathleen Donovan. Emerson E O. T. C. InB to be dout uuJ if othei pbject hasfeh tailed mor vorkS r Ster exactnessfe nd Jttfc ion to dctailtarfhan lh( military Twining of v|g R. V IncrcJ ng interest thetwinin js indicatecRby the rapid improvement in drill quring thfc'past jRar. n tness of uniforms, and military [faring ive given a very nfcat appearance to the cadets whei roearing fls unifSrfp. Under the capable leaderships Captain Baumefet r and Sergeant Vondrasek. tw unit »as attained total strength of over two hundred cadets, all more than eage sto do their bit. « It is indeed a unit of which to be proud. Q SOCIETY i Calendar SEPTEMBER 7—Back to that oasis of education in the desert of ignorance! To reas¬ sume the burdens of learning. 10—Programs and programs and more programs. New faces. New kids and new teachers. Confusion. 13—Things are getting settled. M—The Tornado tornadoed and torned Lindbloom, 18-0. Sounds good! 17—From the appearance of the footwarmers, that ever present element in school life is here again—love! Ah, me. 19—We are informed that the monitor force still exists. 21— Things are happening in Miss Benscoter’s 8:15 Senior English class. 22— Strike! Strike! Mass Meeting! Esh the orator. 23— Still strike! Meeting in East Side Park! Pictures in all the papers. Post-Tribune says: “Emerson’s students stage comic opera attempt at strike’’’ 25—Board of Education acts, meeting in Auditorium. Everyone talks. Pleasing, threats, promises, denials, defiance, etc.! Big Joe has a say. 27—All is well, oil is spread on the troubled waters. Everyone is back in school. 29—We defeat East Chicago, 19-6. OCTOBER 3— First Matinee Dance. 5—The Hi-Y begins to initiate. Dolls and ribbons and bottles, etc. 7— The annual board is elected—so is Sam Chase and " Croftie” Yarring- ton. Congrats. 8— Mishawaka holds us 0-0. Avery is injured. Hard luck, gang! 14—This day according to the calendar was Wednesday, but according to the “F’s” was report card day. 19—The Tornado gets real mad and blows all over Wabash, 33-0. Ernie Gardner acclaimed rival to Red Grange. 22— Beat Mooseheart! Fight, Yell!! Get a ticket!!! 26— Mooseheart came, and saw, and conquered. The team lost a hard fought game. Better luck next time. 27— Monthly tests. Quiet over all- 29—Hammond holds us 6-6. Will wonders never cease? 31—Hammond wins the eggfruit—and we get plenty of lectures on self- control, etc. NOVEMBER 4— Big Band Dance. 7—Woe unto us. The mighty hosts of Froebel conquer, 14-22. But not always are the victors the conquerors. 9— Gloom over all. The lower hall looks like a section of a cemetery. 11—The gloom is slowly lifting, and after all, what’s a game? 16— Waser takes a sixty-seven yard non-stop flight to become Lindy and defeats South Bend. 19—First call for the Norsemen. 23— Froebel becomes state champs, defeating Indianapolis, 77-0. Congrat¬ ulations, Froebel, wait till next year. 25—Joe, Max and Red make all-state! Whoopie! 27—Football banquet! Congratulations, Elio! DECEMBER 5— The Norsemen sail to their first “Big Fifteen” victory. Gee, the squad looks great! 9—Horrors! An eight hour monitor force! Absurd!! Where is our freedom ? 14—The Norse subdue Whiting and Mishawaka. Hot glots! 17— There are rumors of a great Froebel squad! 23— East Chicago humbles our Norsemen! We should be bothered! 24— Christmas vacation!!!! k gCRAFlBDDKfe JANUARY 7— Beat Froebel! 8— Big Mass Meeting! 9— We beat Froebel like nobody’s business. Oh boy, revenge is sweet! 12—The Board of Control election. Red and Carl. Drucilla and Ray, etc. 15—The eight hour monitor force becomes a reality. Ye Gods! 17—Hammond is subdued by a lopsided count. 20—First Board of Control meeting. Plenty of violators. 24— New monitor stars! Nice and shiny. Where’s your pass? 25— Jefferson of Lafayette, represented by the Crow Bros., Inc., defeat us. FEBRUARY 6—Plenty of snow. And cold! 9—More blizzard. Traffic blocked. 14—Mishawaka comes and bows to the Armory beaus—so they said. Of course our team doesn’t count. 20—Our gym is opened! We defeat Valparaiso. 63-13. What a gym! No more excuses. 23—We beat Froebel again!! 27—East Chicago again beats us in a heart-breaker. MARCH 3— The Sectional! 4— Emerson easily defeats Merrilville, got lots of fun. Big dance at Elks. 5— We beat Horace Mann, only to lose to Froebel! Gloom! East Chicago beats Froebel! 1 1—East Chicago wins the regional by defeating Valparaiso. 1 5—The school settles down to the old grind since all the excitement is over. 1 8—We are gently reminded that a rule exists about where we eat! Gently? 23—Monthly tests! 26— Seems as though spring is here. Sun shining. Grass green. 27— Snow and how! APRIL 1—April fool’s day came on Sunday, so the school is quiet. 4—Report cards. 6—Our swimming team is hot stuff. Especially “Olympic Esh’’! BLAH SHOWING absolutely 54 . i R,v. A ' + n of Amen 3a £.c BLatKsLef HEL£N L.OOKE0- ' WLU , r ICt ftlOf Ninety-three ■ Dances BAND DANCE Emerson ' s Concert Bands gave their third annual band party on December 9. The lower gymnasium was a pretty scene for the affair, decorated in Xmas colors. Sam Chase’s orchestra furnished the music, and both young and old bandmen, ranging from 8 to ?? years, danced and were pleasingly entertained. Mr. and Mrs. Warren, followed by officers of the band, led the grand march. Along with the favors, music and games, came marvelous punch, which was enjoyed mostly by the " little fellows.” It was rumored that this year’s band party had surpassed any of the previous years. SOPHOMORE DANCE On the eve of January 21, the girls’ gym was the scene of an outdoor danc¬ ing party, being decorated in blue and silver, the class colors. The blue being used as a background to represent the sky and the silver in the form of stars. It was a beautiful night both indoors and out. Sam Chase’s orchestra furnished the music for the pretty affair. With Miss Newton as Class Sponsor, and with several good committees the dance was and could be only an assured success. The favors were in the forms of pencils in the school colors. Noise-makers, confetti, and caps also added to the amusement of the younger classmen. R. O. T. C. DANCE The cadets in the R. O. T. C., with the help of some of the high school girls acting as sponsors, gave an informal benefit dance at the K. of C. ballroom on February 10. Decorations were not needed as the beautiful ballroom is completely furnished, which is a " benefit” in itself when it comes to giving a dance. Frank Colling’s orchestra furnished the music which could not be beaten. The favors and refreshments made the dance a complete success. It is said that the R. O. T. C. rather favor benefit dances, but you can’t blame them when you consider the crowd that attended this first affair of that kind. JUNIOR PROM The first and only spring formal of the year was given in the Masonic Temple on May 19. And was it a grand success? Well, I’ll say, and how? The Juniors always have tried to surpass the Seniors in giving a dance, and we all believe that this year they came very near doing just that. The grand march was led by Ross Bain, president of the class, and his partner. Miss Daniel was Class Sponsor, and it was through her and the committees who worked hard on the dance that it was made one of the best Junior Proms ever. The favors were attractive and seemed to please all attending. The orchestra furnishing the music was an out-of-town orchestra. SENIOR FAREWELL And, last but indeed not least, comes the dance given by the Class of ’28 as their fare well to friends, teachers, Alma Mater or what have you? The dance this year was held at the Lake Front Pavilion on June 16. The dance was well attended by both graduating Seniors and members of next year’s graduating class. Mrs. Pickard has sponsored the Senior Class for many years and each year gives her help in making a bigger and better dance. The favors, orchestra and refreshments will not soon be forgotten. We believe this year’s farewell was the very best yet. MICHIGAN . . . AND THE STORM Black, threatening clouds Hanging low in the sky .... The Bessemer flaming dull red Against the black .... Whirling sands spurred onward by a Menacing wind from the Northwest .... Sullen wastes of water sending white-caps Dashing to the shore in abandoned fury .... The eerie cry of a gull Flung back from the lake .... Ragged flashes of lightning .... The ominous roar of thunder .... Great, splashing drops of rain .... Michigan .... and the Storm! Edith Jenkins. CRAF BOOK Humor Sid Stine: “Waiter, I ordered chicken soup, and I find one piece of chicken in it.” Waiter (with signs of admiration) : “Sorry, sir, the string must have broken.” Miss Richardson: “Ed, help me find the last common multiple.” Ed Comstock: “My gosh, haven ' t they found that yet?” Dave Monahan: " Mr. Jacobs, I’ve been going with your daughter for five years now—and—” Mr. Jacobs: “What do you want—a pension?” “How many sons have you, Mr. McCullen?” asked a neighbor. Mr. McCullen: “Three, and one who became a saxophone player.” Mr. Harmon: “What? You flunked that course again?” Louis: “What do you expect? They gave me the very same exam.” Where there ' s smoke there’s flappers. PROVERBIAL FOOTBALL Go to the bench, you slugger. A tackle in time saves an eleven. A fair catch is no robbery. Ignorance is the mother of fumbling. One good gain deserves another. “Beauty is its own excuse for being dumb.” Love—the feeling that makes a woman make a man make a fool out of himself. Joe Loftus (boy out in gin gulch) : “We’re so tough we eat bailing wire for spaghetti.” Elio Largura: “Nothin,’ where I come from we know what it is, and eat it anyway.” “I do not choose to pun.” said the wise r Three R’s of matrimony: Romance, Rice, and Rocks. c Patronize Our Advertisers ) They Have Made This Book Possible The Scrapbook Staff wishes to express its gratefulness to the business institutions whose ads appear in this book. ffiRE YOU GOING TO BE AN EXECUTIVE RIGHT AFTER YOU GRADUATE , PHIL-OR WILL YOU DABBLE AT j ICOLLEGE ' AND PHIL f HAVEh T DECIDED YET - BESIDES THE IMPORTANT THING FIRST IS TO SURROUND MYSELF ( WITH SOME NEW CLOTHES FROM THE HUB’S GARY V STORE! j- High School Graduates! Visit Our Gary Store as Your First Bid for Success at College or Business Entering College or Business is an important step — and clothes are a vital factor. Choose them in our Gary Store — the recognized style center for University and Successful Young Business Men. You will be delighted with the many new dis¬ tinctive things displayed so attractively. flnsmniiB Henry C. Lytton S Sons Broadway and Fifth — Gary SUITS SHOES SHIRTS NECKWEAR HOSE PAJAMAS HATS SWEATERS Compliments of Gary 0 ‘Toil-Tribune Phone 7531 Ray A.: “I ' ve discovered the cause of 100% of all divorces.” Eshelman: “How did your wrist break?” Dorothy S.: " Remarkable, and what is it?” Ray: " Marriages.” Hutton: “I changed my mind in an Automat restau¬ rant.” Everything for the World Leadership Home Tnqutag RADIGANBROS. Aluminum ' Washer “Convenient Terms” Gary Maytag Co. Eighth and Mass. Compliments of Goodman’s Dept. Store Compliments of Clover Leaf Dairy Co. Gary, Indiana Phone 4157 444-446 Conn- St. Coach Sparks (to Swimming Team) : “Now don’t forget that a hollow body can’t sink. Next time I’ll show you how easy it is to keep your head above wa- G.: ‘Have you ever been kissed like this. ' ’’’ E.: “I’ve never been kissed at all.” G.: “Ye Gods! And I’ve for¬ gotten at least ten ways.” Jewel Shop, Inc. Credit Jewelers H. M. HUFF, Mgr. 662 Broadway Gary, Indiana Gary Vogue Shop Hotel Gary Bldg. Everything in Smart Frocks and Hats ■ Page One Hundred One • Compliments of DEUTSCH ' S Grocery and Market 537 E. 5th Avc. 611 W. 11th Phone 7691 Phone 5831 Compliments of Meyer Light Co. Gary. Indiana 120 W. Fifth Phone 9201 Compliments of NATIONAL BANK OF AMERICA 685 Broadway Gary, ------- Indiana Our latest Scotch story is how Ann McClelland took her son out of school because he had to pay attention. Mr. Spaulding: “Give the names of your parents.” Sam Chase: “Mamma and papa.” Take 30 Weeks Open Evenings to Pay Until Eight TELEPHONE 3447 " It ' s O. K. to Owe Kay " Kay Clothing Co. Ladies ' and Men s Clothing . Children s Clothing 525 Broadway Gary, Indiana Gullstrom’s Pharmacy Frank A. Gullstrom Registered Pharmacist 600 FIFTH AVE., COR. JACKSON Phone Gary 2-6587 Gary. Ind. Page One Hundred Two Prof. Novak’s School of Dancing is a Home of Social and Professional Compliments of William Mettler --Packard-- Compliments of MILLER’S (j i )TOGGERY The Gary Home of Hart Schaffner 0 Marx Clothes, Manhattan Shirts and Dobbs Hats OVER TWENTY YEARS IN GARY. INDIA N A Virginia B.: “Why all the heavy thought, Ethel?” Ethel C.: “I’m trying to make up my mind wh ether to be popu¬ lar or act like a lady.” Mr. Carlberg: " I call my eight o’clock quiz the Pullman Class because it has three sleepers and an observation section.” Miss Cheever: “Very good. I call my nine o’clock class the Pony Express.” GARY FLORAL CO. S. E. McCaslin Compliments of We are Members of the Florists ' Telegraph Delivery Association Model Clothiers Over 2,000 Bonded Members Phone 1390 118 W. Fifth Ave. Gary. Ind. 732 Broadway Gary. - - Indiana ■ Paae One Hundred Three .y SC APiBDDK Compliments of XEN McNAIR 617 Broadway Gary ' s Largest Real Estate Operators Takes a real pleasure in the ability to serve Emerson students from year to year with books, drawing materials, and school supplies. Phyllis F.: " Oh. my hero— my great big dauntless man of iron—my fighting spirited scrap¬ per. How did you get that black eye?” Harold A.: ' Thebench turned over.” Preacher: " Will you have this woman to be your wedded wife?” Ernie G.: “What do you sup¬ pose I came here for?” G. A. B.: “Ever read Carlyle’s Essay on Burns?” Max S.: " I’m not in the Med¬ ical School.” THE HUB Harry Lewis A Style Center for Young Men 804 Broadway Gary, Ind. We write boys and girls from 10 years of age up. When you think of the best, think of Equit¬ able Life Insurance Company of Iowa. Harry A. Crannell Phone 1990 Hundred Four SGEAI= Ensweiler’s Commercial Printing Company Quality Printing 117 EAST SEVENTH AVENUE Phone 3030 Gary, Ind. J. C. PENNY CO. 725 Broadway Gary, Indiana The Largest Chain of Department Stores in the World EVOLUTION OF A STUDENT Freshie: “Pardon me, but I didn’t hear the question.” Soph: “I didn’t get the ques¬ tion.” Junior: “What did you say?” Senior: “Huh?” With Compliments to Our Boys from " The House of Printing Service” THE PRINTCRAFT SERVICE CO., Inc. Phone 6362 Princess Confectionery Cor. Eighth and Broadway Mr. Dilling: “So you think your son only dates with crip¬ ples.” Mr. Avery: “Well, he has to have the car even if the dance is only two blocks away.” Federal Bakeries CASSIDY BROS. 611 Broadway Phone 2-6477 Gary, - - Indiana Northern Indiana ' s Largest Exclusive Retailer of Footwear M B Boot Shop M B 686 Broadway PHONE 2-6766 Gary, - - Indiana Holland Furnaces Make Warm Friends Compliments of Holland Furnace Co. Gary, Indiana 672 Washington St. Phone 2-6105 RIDGELY’S Rexall Drug Store 600 BROADWAY Mr. Holliday: “Give me three best ways of communication.” Yarrington: “Telephone, tele¬ graph, and telewoman.” Marj. K.: “Huh! She ' s only a confectioner’s daughter.” Russ H.: “That may be, but she certainly knows her suckers. " When You Think of Plumbing, Think of PRIPPS 629 Washington Street Phone 665 Paqe One Hundred Six COMPLIMENTS of Gary Electric Co. Everything Electrical Gary. Indiana PHONE 3344 38 W. Fifth Ave. Compliments of C. J. KRAMER MUSIC COMPANY 540 Broadway Grand Pianos Rolls Player Pianos Records Phonographs Service Repairs Band Instruments Sheet Music We Handle the Best in Music Compliments of COMPLIMENTS of The Best Electric Shop 27 E. Sixth Ave. PHONE GARY, 2-6872 INDIANA NOTHING BUT HOSIERY EVERYTHING IN HOSIERY Newmode Hosiery Store 775 Broadway.Gary, Indiana Compliments of SARBER AUTO SALES. INC. 717 Washington, Gary, Ind. Phone 2-6824 AUTHORIZED OAKLAND 8 PONTIAC DEALERS One Hundred Sett 3Cf?AFMBODKfe -Pave One Hundred Eight• Compliments of Slick’s Laundry DEUTSCH’S DRUG COMPANY. INC. The Service Drug Store SODAS—LUNCHES PHONE 7571 Huyler ' s. Bunte ' s and Lovell-Covell Candies The Laundry Does It Best! Fifth 8 Phone Virginia 2-7736 W. J. ROODA JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS 521 Broadway Phone 2-6425 Gary, Indiana Compliments of the Bank that “Gives Service That Pleases’’ People’s State Bank 700 Broadway JOAN FROCKS “ Distinctive’’ “Individual’’ $15 AND $25 EXCLUSIVELY Phone 1957 Gary. - - - Indiana 771 Broadway Gary. Indiana Oh. Dad! You are wearing a Hale Hat: my buddy just bought a Hale Cap. All of their caps are hand-made. Two Prices on Caps—$2-$2.50 Two Prices on Hats — 3.50-5.00 ICE CREAM Hale Hat Stores Gary Hotel Bldg. GARY. - - - INDIANA 3Q?APaBODKte - All individual portraits and group pictures in this Annual have been made by The Dunes Art Studio “Gary ' s Leading Photographers’’ 527 BROADWAY PHONE 2-6884 Gary. Indiana James K.: " Did your girl come down when you serenaded her with your saxophone?” Marty S.: " No, but some guy got her out with an auto horn.” Bancroft Y.: " Doctor, I’m go¬ ing to die.” Dr. Nesbit: " What makes you think so?” Bancroft Y.: " My lifetime fountain pen just broke.” DON F. VAN LIEW WM. J. FUNKEY VAN LIEW U FUNKEY Realtors—Insurance Investments 16 EAST SIXTH AVENUE PHONE 9288 ■Paae One Hundred 4% Is Better The Older You Get the More You Will Appreciate that 4% IS BETTER 4% Is Better GARY LABOR BANK 4% Centrally Located SIXTH AND MASSACHUSETTS 4% Is Better Open Friday Evenings: 5 to 8 Is Better The Boston Store “We Advertise the Truth and the Truth Advertises Us” 1224-34 Broadway Gary, - - Indiana You Have All Seen the Junior Class Rings Furnished by SIMON BROS. Gary’s Leading Jewelers 692 Broadway For Any Jewelry Needs, See Our Complete Stock Always on Hand The Young Man Who Wants Unconditional Smartness But Who Is Doubly Insistent on Long Wearing Qualities Chooses ROYAL TAILORED SUITS AND TOP COATS 606 Broadway I Gary, Indiana -Page One Hundred Elever U snRAFMBQDKfe V. U. Young ' s Million Dollar Wonder Theatre PALACE De Luxe Presentation of Super Plays Combined with Keith Orpheum Circuit Vaudeville T HE magnificent beauty of the PALACE can never fail to thrill you! A palace of enchantment in old Spain! A perfect illusion of a Spanish garden under a night sky with bright stars shining and dreamy clouds drift by overhead. Spanish architecture to amaze the eye! You will find it captivating, enrapturing, irresistable. ALL GARY SHOULD BE PROUD OF THE PALACE! GARY LUMBER COMPANY Extends Greetings and Best Wishes to the Class of 1928 A. M. Fisher. Treasurer and Secretary Compliments of TITTLE BROTHERS TOUR ANNUAL IS THE MATERIAL MANI¬ FESTATION OF THE CLOS- ING CHAPTER IN YOUR GRADUATION LIFE Botk type and pictures should be artistically arranged; The engrav¬ ings extraordinary; Service com¬ pletely satisfactory. FORT WAYNE ENGRAVING CO. FORT WAYNE, IND. PERSONAL SERVICE will enable you to acHieVe exactly Ikese results, economically. “Printing Service That Satisfies” c Uhe HOOSIER PRESS FORT WAYNE PAPER BOX CO. Designers — Engravers Binders — Printers % Calhoun at Superior Fort Wayne, Indiana Page One Hundred Thirteen • Compliments of GRAND AND COSMO THEATERS Superlative in Diversified Quality Entertainment And Our Delightful Short Subjects Fill the Bill and Please. SUPERIOR PHOTOPLAYS SUPERB MUSIC JACK’S SWEET SHOP, INC. 31 EAST FIFTH AVENUE Sandwiches Pie Coffee Fountain Service Johnson’s Candies Hgdrox Ice Cream in Fancu Molds for Alt Occasions PHONE 6505 ....... INDIANA Leslie R. Bain David S. Furse Established 1910 BAIN FURSE INSURANCE—REAL ESTATE Fur Coats, Life, Fire, Automobiles 583 BROADWAY PHONE 2-6236 ATHLETIC AND AUTO SUPPLIES Everything in Football, Baseball, Track, Basketball, Golf and Tennis SAVAGE AUTO SUPPLY 640-655 Washington St. Gary, Indiana Page One Hundred Fo FOREMAN ' S, INC. GARY’S GREATEST TWO PANTS STORE For Your Convenience — Ten Pay Charge Accounts 561 Broadway Gary, Indiana A Sporting Goods Store for Sportsmen Not How Cheap— But How Good Sportswear for Sportsmen Peoples Hardware Co. 668-674 Broadway Winchester and D. EJ M. Equipment Phone 7671 Gary, Indiana BLANCHE BLOOD STUDIOS Teacher of Violin and Piano Orchestra and Ensemble Classes CHICAGO: GARY: Auditorium Bldg. ... , Phone Indiana Bldg. Wabash 7112 542 Broadway THE ATHLETE’S LAMENT Can’t study in the fall Gotta play football; Can’t study in the winter, Gotta play basketball; Can’t study in the spring. Gotta play baseball; Can’t study in the summer, Gotta girl. Leon N.: “Have you heard how the automobile has length¬ ened life in the United States?” Holiday: “Prevents over-ex¬ ertion, I suppose.” Leon N.: “Not that so much, but it’s cut down the deaths from old age about eighty per cent.” COMPLIMENTS of GARY HEAT, LIGHT 8 WATER CO. One Hundred Fifteen SCRAFMBDDKfe Burke Bros. Since 1899 Burke Bros. “Everything for the Home’’ Plumbing Hardware Co. RADIGAN BROS. Phone 9291 Burke Building. 541-547 Broadway Gary, Indiana Convenient Terms COMPLIMENTS of HOOD’S GARAGE, INC. Fifth Ave. at Masasachusetts Gary, Indiana Mrs. Bell (reading aloud a newspaper report of a fire): “One woman escaped down a waterpipe at the back of the house.” Marge K.: “How lovely to be as slim as that!” Alberta S.: “You deceived me before I married you. You told me you were well off.” Carl H.: " So I was, but I didn’t know it.” Compliments of Hadley Rimmer Sixth and Washington CANDIES and FOUNTAIN SPECIALTIES Rubye Beauty Shoppe Permanent Waving Shampooing and Hair Dressing Finger and Water Waving. Marcelling Specializing in Hair Cuts for School Students 555 BROADWAY H. L. " Doc” Donovan Phone 2-6551 Gary. Indiana ■ Pitcio One Hundred Six Compliments of The Mid-City State Bank 1300 Broadway Compliments of Joe H. Wildermuth ARCHITECT With Board of Education for Six Years 583 Broadway Phone 4448 “ARKINS” Hotel Gary Jewelers and Watchmakers Our Motto: " Better Quality for Less Money” 576 BROADWAY Gary, ... Indiana Compliments of Gary State Bank 470 Broadway Phone 7681 Credit Free as Water No Interest Charged LASTING SATISFACTION FOLLOWS EVERY TRANSACTION HOUSE OF MUSCAT 17-19-21 W. Sixteenth Ave. Tenth and . 659 c Broadway Washington St. TO LAKE MICHIGAN Thou sapphire lake Which mirrors the day And carries the sun On a turbulent tray, I love you at night When your romantic Moon Is a rippling banner Brushing the dune. WOODEN SOLDIERS Wooden those soldiers, wooden their mail, Tattered and torn by tempest and gale. Stationary they stand; Weird are the tales your crisp lips might tell. Thou silent, though faithful old sentinel. Of the golden duneland. A COMPLIMENT A compliment Is a lovely Thing-— A beautiful bird Who always Brings A golden thought Each time he sings. —Marseile Lambert. Photographers—Dunes Art Studio. Engravers—Fort Wayne Engraving Co. Printers—The Hoosier Press. Covers—S. K. Smith Co. —Page One Hundred Eighteen■

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