Ensley High School - Jacket Yearbook (Birmingham, AL)

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" QV 7 1 -I ,QQ "yi ' . . -, Q f :A 1:'i' V J QV- V vw -,K VVM-...afzf ' J 'Vi' V M '- QVGVL-A. - f V- , -,A - .- V ew., f V' 'I Suv' ? THE E LEAM PUBLISHED BY The Student Body Ensley High School M A Y NINE EEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN Go "Our Boys in Service" who are giving their "all" We dedicate this vol- ume of THE GLEAM '0 C ' 'ex fmizze' ITN ff pq Honor Roll 'A STUDENTS IN FRANCE Sergeant Willie Duff Sergeant Griffith Shelton Corporal Garland Wilson Sergeant john Hutto Private james Galusha Corporal George Mathiew Sergeant Walker K. Chiles Private Philip Lacy IN AMERICA FACULTY Captain L. F. Banks Private C. S. Vanderhoof Captain H. B. Craig Private G. B. Brown Private Jack Orr Private R. E. Peters Private J. R. Lester Srumznrs First Lieutenant J. Terrell Brazelton Private Ernest Williams First Lieutenant Gordon Palmer Private Robert Gray Second Lieutenant Aubrie B. Wells Private Elmer Ponder A Second Lieutenant Stewart Gandey Private Paul Scott Second Sergeant Walter Buck Sergeant Neil Gay First Sergeant Irving Cain Private Hershal Walker First Sergeant William Wilcox Private Gordon C. johnson Corporal Ben Moxeley Private Ernest Hice Corporal J. C. Thomas Private Young Johnston Corporal Ernest Propst Private Franklin Medlock Corporal H. C. Leigh Private George DeFreese Corporal Clyde Barton Private T. C. Lenderman Corporal Fred Routledge Private Robert Brown Corporal Abe Newman Private Davis Gingery -. , E Aviation Navy Edward Routledge Senior Lieutenant Ralph McDowell Paul Culpepper Leslie Walker Owen Taylor Edward Lewis Will Mallock Barney Wade William Perkins john Mandy Wayne Vlfaggoner Leo Smithson Brice Rottenbury Rush Hickman Clarence Day Charles Montgomery 5 GLEAM STAFF 'ln' A 1-1 k The Gleam Staff' Editor-in-Chief JOHN AKIN Assistalit Editor-iiz-Cliiof ANNA BARBER Associate Editors Literary KATE NELSON TURNIPSEED GLADYS FALKNER MARY FURMAN, FANNY NEWMAN - ' Athlotics SIDNEY SUTHERLAND FRANK TRONCALE EARL MCBEE Art LILLIAN GARDNER Business LOUIS SIMS JOHN HASSLER BERTRAM KELLER l Miscollaiieoiis ELLEN DUPUY ETIIEL VVOODS LAWTON VVIGGINS Advisory Board PROFESSOR E. E. SMITH MISS V. Y. WHITE MISS C. NEAL MISS R. RENKEN D. T. SIMPSON 7 7, ,N - -v - 1'-rw---U 'if'-vw-v'-'v"""Y' Table of Contents Dedication . Honor Roll . The Gleam Staff The Faculty . Editorials . . Seniors . . . President's Address .... Senior Class Prophecy .... Looking Forward CSenior Class Orationj Senior Class Statistics ........ Senior Class Poem ......... Belgium-The Sacrifice for Democracy CSenior Class Prophecyj Class Day Program . The Girl Graduate . When My School Days Are Thru . The Seventh Semester . . Juniors ..... What's the Use . Sophomores . Freshmen . . . Cartoons . . . Just a Maiden's Fancy ....... Everything That Falls on This Side of the Fence is Mine Tinunie's Wireless ........ History of the Allied Flags ..... Short Poems . . . Societies .... Our Cadets . . . Vocational Training Class Musical Organizations . Fire Department . Athletics . . . Miscellaneous . Jokes . . 8 Page . 4 . 5 1. 6-7 . 9-12 . 13-14 . 15-35 . 36 . 36-41 . 41-43 . 43-44 . 45 . 46-47 . 48 . 48 . 49 . 50 51 . 53-57 . 58 . 59-63 . 65-69 . 70 . 72 . 73 . 73-74 . 75-77 . 78 . 79-87 . 88-89 . 90 . 91-99 . 100 101-110 111-114 115-117 The Faculty Ensley High School 91 ! N I -q 10 F' W' Y I 11 Y I W-nt 51 12 l ip!!! Sw . ig se f . x xxx: V I ,. , pi ll X X f lg Ci'-ace Mama 7"""'I"Ej- IAOBFZJQ Vacation Every loyal American today is seeking to End his or her place in the line to uphold the principles and ideals of the American Government. All must take a part in bringing to the world lasting peace, freedom and safety. To boys and girls of high school age a great opportunity has been given to play a vital part in this great struggle for the rights of mankind. lt is entirely fitting that this should have a part-a very important part'-in the school life of today. In our own school we have kept foremost in our minds and hearts the needs of our country, and have responded gladly and heartily to every call. A greater opportunity for service. however, will soon be given us. Yacation time is almost at hand. Thousands of men from every field of labor have been called into service, and thousands more will he called in the near future. There will necessarily be a serious shortage of labor. In many sections of our country this shortage is already being felt. XVe must not idle away this summer. XYC can do much toward filling the places left vacant by the men who have gone. Many forms of work are open to boys, work in offices, in chemical labora- tories, and in stores and shops of various kinds. For girl workers the field is by no means limitedt The Government offers many positions, and office work is open to them. One of the most healthful and pleasant forms of work which we can all do is gardening and farming. XYe must win this war for which our men are fighting and dying, and it is essential that we produce an abundance of food and raw material of every kind. 13 , i It is an urgent call-a duty and privilege which must not be allowed to go unheeded. It is a part of this paramount task we are facing-the task of winning the war. Let us say with President Wilson: "To such a task we will dedicate our lives and our fortunes, everything that we are and everything that we have, with the pride of those who know that the day has come when America is priv- ileged to spend her blood and her might for the principles which gave her birth and happiness, and the peace which she has treasuredf, A Challenge ' There is a great challenge brought out by the war which the upper-classmen of high school are called upon to meet. In the past year most of the young men, men a little older than we, have answered the call of humanity, and thousands of boys have been left without leaders. Do you realize the seriousness of this condition? England did not. During those first two years of war, when England was straining every nerve in an effort to bring the entire resources of the country into play against the enemy, her boys were forgotten. The results that followed were tragic. juvenile crime increased forty-eight per cent. Will we be forced to face a condition like this in America? A great responsibility rests with the boys in the higher semesters of high schools to keep such a condition from developing among the boys of America. Though often hidden, there is a great deal of admiration and respect for the older boys on the part of the younger boys. Leaders in high school, especially those who are prominent in athletics, are taking a part in shaping the character and ideals of those younger boys with whom they come in contact. It is a great oppor- tunity to lead the boys to a clean, wholesome, invigorating life. 14 R ON 9 -- -., -ww -r--.vim JOHN M. AKIN Editor-in-Chief of The Gleam, '18, As- sociate Business Manager of The Gleam, '17, Vice-President of Delphian Debating Societyg Athletic Association. 'rSlz0rt, mild and Mot very fat, Bat a marzfs a man for a' that." PASCAL R. ANDERSON President of VIH Semester. . . 4 "So absolute he seems and m hlmself Complete." ANNA PENNINGTON BARBER President, Vice-President of Argonian Literary Society, '17, '18g Gleam Staff, '18, Vice-President of Athletic Association, '18g Secretary of Senior Classg Semi-Annual Debate, '17g Shakespearean Play, '17, "Fart and frolle is her aim, Breaking hearts her fazforzte game." 16 NELLIE BEDDONV Treasurer, Critic of Argonian Literary Societyg Lyric Clubg Athletic Association '17, '18g President of VIII Semester. "Big brown eyes and two deep dinzplvs.' Quiat and dignified! Practical and self-contalmtdg Stately, full of pridef, JOHN N. HEECHER Treasurer, '17: Program Committee, '16, '18, of Delphian Debating Societyg Histo- rian of Senior Classg Semi-Annual Debate, '17g Athletic Associationg First Sergeant Company C. t'Tlzz's I know, I low to fvlayf' BARNEY TIONFIELD Program Committee of Delphian Deba- ting Society. "Ha was a man, take him for all in all." 17 r 7 N. ALLEN CANNON Delphian Debating Societyg Athletic As- sociation, Football and Basketball Team, '17, Track Team, Baseball, '18g Cartoonist of Senior Classg Novelry, '17, '18. "For has a jolly good fellow which no- body can deny." XVINNIE BEVERLY CARTER Critic of Argonian Literary Society, '17 g Lyric Club. "H er wry frowns are fairer far ' Than snziles of other maidens are." IRMA LEE CAWTHQRNE Argonian Literary Societyg Lyric Clubg Athletic Association. "A daughter of the gods, divinely tall and nzosl divinely fairf' I' 18 ---qw - -n-t.,..f-- -- ..- .,,,,w Y - NATHANIEL R. CLARK Vice-President, l1'7, Secretary, '18, of Delphian Debating Societyg Glee Club: Character in "Taming the Shrewug Second Lieutenant in Military Company. "For I am nothing, if not critical." PAUL CLAYTON President of Senior Class. 4 'IWL' shall not look npon his like again." HERMAN EUGENE DEAN Central Semi-Annual Joint Debate, 'Ng Corre sponding Secretary of Curry Literary So cietyg Athletic Association. Ensley Delphian Debating Society. "I am not handsome, but I swear I have at distinguished look." I 19 JENNINGS DRUMMOND President of Lyric Club, ,17, Glee Club. "Behold the paralyzer of the female heart!" MARY EUGENE DERRYBERRY Central Aglaia, President of Spanish Club, '18, Euterpean, Dramatic Club, Pageant '15, Thanksgiving Play '16, '17, G. S. L. Cap- tain, Athletic Association. Ensley Thalian Literary Eociety, Lyric Club. "A dancing shape, an image gay, To hannt, to startle, and waylayf' ALMA DESHAZO C entral Aglaia Society, Commercial Club, Euter- pean Club. Ensley Thalian Literary Society, Lyric Club. "Her lively looks a sprlghtly mind dis- close." 20 CLAUDINE MILDRED ETHRIDGE Thalian Literary Society 3 Lyric Club. "Silence and chaste reserve is won1an's gennzne praise." EVELYN ELIZABETH ERIKSON Thalian Literary Society 5 Lyric Club. "Fine manners are the nzantle of fair nnndsf' GLADYS FALKN ER Treasurer of the Argonian Literary So- cietyg Assistant Literary Editor of The Gleam, '18. "Thy modesty is a candle to thy merit." 21 MARGARET AILEEN GALLAGHER Thalian Literary Societyg Lyric Club. "Her pleasant smile and kindly 'ways W ill live ln onr memories all our days." LILLIAN GARDNER "To those who know thee not, no words can palntj And those who know thee, know all words are faint." CLARICE LEOTTA HARRELL Lyric Club 5 Press Reporter and Critic of Argonian Literary Societyg Senior Class Prophet. "Such a whirlpool in her head of fnn and 7lIlSClllCf.U 22 EDNA MAE HOEHN Argonian Literary Societyg Lyric Club Athletic Association. "She was sociable and kind-hearted." PAULINE CATHERINE JONES Thalian Literary Societyg Athletic Asso ciation. "Still and quiet, but deeper than you thinkf ROSA KAUFNIAN Lyric Clubg Argonian Literary Society. "An outward and visible sign of an in- ward and spiritual grace." 23 FREDA LEVY Chaplain of Argonian Literary Society 3 Lyric Club g Athletic Association 5, Charac- ter in "Twelfth Night." "'H er singing drew iron tears down Plu- t0's cheek." MILDRED LEVY Secretary of Argonian Literary Society: Lyric Clubg Athletic Association 5 Character in "Twelfth Night." "Sweet thoughts are mirrored in her face." JANETTE LAWSON LITTLE Argonian Literary Society. "A prim and sedate little lady, But not in the least old-rnaidyf' 24 SUSAN LUSK Thalian Literary Societyg Athletic Asso- ciation, '17. "Is not her mind a gentle wind, Is not her heart a heart refined?" ELIZABETH MADDOX President '17, '18, Vice-President '18 of Argonian Literary Societyg Art Editor of The Gleam, '1'7g Athletic Association. "A woman's heart, a wornanls' soul, Are greater valued than pnre gold." EDITH MCCLAIN Thalian Literary Societyg Corresponding Secretary of Senior Class. "A store of good her greatest wealth, Her best cornpanions, innocence and health." 25 WILLIAM P. MCCLELLAN Treasurer '17, Vice-President '17, Pres- ident '18 of Delphian Debating Societyg Corporal of Military Companyg Statistician of Senior Class. "A merry heart doeth good like a med- icinef' HAZEL MCELROY Thalian Literary Society. "It does not pay to worryj things are bound to happen anyway." JAMES MCPHERSON Treasurer of Senior Class. "W ith graceful steps he strides the street And smiles on all the maidens sweet." 26 FAN NIE NEWMAN Thalian Literary Societyg Lyric Clubg Gleam Staff, '18g Novelry, '17, "I have lived and loved." MARGARET D. NORRIS Lyric Clubg Athletic Associationg Nov- elry, 17. "Refvroof ou her lips but a smile in her eye." ALMA ELIZABETH OAKLEY Secretary of Thalian Literary Socie- ty, 18. "Doubt thou the stars are fireg Doubt that the suu doth iuovej Doubt truth to be a liarj But uvwr doubt, I love." 27 5 RUTH PALMER Chaplain, '16g Press Reporter, '15g Treas- urer, '17, of Argonian Literary Society Treasurer of Lyric Club, '17. "I have a heart with room for every joy." MARY KATE PARK President, Secretary, Press Reporter of T halian Literary Society, Treasurer of Ly- ric Club, Athletic Associationg Semi-An- nual Debate, '16g Class Poet, Assistant Lit- erary Editor of The Gleam, '17, "Whate'er she did her whole strength was in it." , RUTH GLADYS PITTS Lyric Club g Athletic Association 3 Nov- elry, ,16, '17, President of Orchestra, '17. "Sometimes thorny, sometimes sweet, Always stylish, always heat." 28 , GLADYS LEBARON POOLE Vice-President '18-, Chaplain '17, Press Reporter '16 of Argonian Literary Society 5 Lyric Clubg Orator of Senior Class. "Sits here like Beauty's child, whom nature flat, For men to see, and seeing wonder at." MINNIE DORTHA REYNOLDS Thalian Literary Society. "A good character shines by its own light." MYRTLE MAE RICHARDS Thalian Literary Societyg Lyric Club. "It's guid to be merry and wise, It"s .quid to be honest and true." 29 VIRGINIA CARTER RICHARDS Chaplain of Thalian Literary Societyg Lead in "The Fortune Hunter," '16g Es- sayist of Senior Class. "S he that was ever fair and never proud, Had tongne at will, and yet was never Zonal." JOSEPHINE ROBINSON Argonian Literary Society. "1 let the world way, and take nztine ease." KATE RUTLEDGE Thalian Literary Society. "His a good thing to be rich, a good thing to be strong, bnt it is better to be beloved by nzany friends." 30 ---vi--H v--.--K - V MARVlN HAVVKIN S SAN DEFUR Gleam Staff, '17g Athletic Associatioug Military Company. "He was a geiitleman no iuatter fvlzaf 110 did." MYRTLE MAE SAVAGE . Thalian Literary Societyg Lyric Club. "S till waters rim deepf' EUNICE SLGAN Marshal of Argoniaii Literary Society Lyric Club. "So zcromaiily, so benign." 31 HERMAN SMITH Glee Clubg Orchestrag Corporal of Mili- tary Company. "God made him for a man, so therefore Int him pass." MARIE EUGENE STEAD Aronian Literary Societyg Athletic As- sociation, '17. 'Alt would talk, oh, how it would talk!" BENJAMIN B. STOKES Secretary Program Committee of Del- pliian Debating Societyg Glee Clubg Athletic Associationg Novelry, 'l8g Corporal of Mil- itary Company. , "fl book of Iblath. my close companion be, X0 otlzcv' book I mmf ought to see." 32 FRANK JAMES TRONCALE Central Yancey, Dramatic, Commercial, Spanish Clubs. Ensley Delphian Debating Societyg Lieutenant of Military Company. "What a spendthrift is he of his tongue." MARY VEDDER Argonian Literary Society, Lyric Club. "Whate'er befell her, still she smiled." BERNICE WEBB i Ensley Thalian Literary Society, Lyric Club. Central Aglaia Literary Societyg Athletic Asso- ciation, Thanksgiving Play, '17, "A noble mind enshrined in virtue." 33 ELLEN KATHLEEN WIGGINS Thalian Literary Societyg Lyric Club. "She was always happy and made others happy." MARIE RUSSELL WILXLIAMS Secretary of Thalian Literary Society. "Yon are wisely silent in your own worth, And therefore 'twere a sin for others to be so." VERA WILLARD Thalian Literary Societg Vice-President of Senior Class. "Goodness in her presence shines." 34 ETHEL IONE WOODS Chaplain '17, '18, Press Reporter ,16 of Argonian Literary Societyg Olivia in "Twelfth Night" '16g Semi-Annual Debate. '16g Vice-President of Athletic Association, '17g Gleam StaiT, '18g Novelry, '1'7. "Her eyes are like stars of twilight fair, Like twilight, too, her dusky hair." MARION BROWN "Her faults can never hurt anothefs ease." .55 President's Address Friends and Visitors : Today is to us the greatest event of our four years of school life. It is a. day when we are both proud and sad, proud to know that we have accomplished one era in life, sad to know that we part, some going one way, some another. To you who are behind us, we can only offer our sympathy and the example of our school life. Friends, we welcome you to our Class Day exercises with great joy. Your presence inspires us, your encouragement will uplift us. This is the day to which we have looked forward with awe and uncertainty for four busy years. As fresh- men, the day seemed a mystery, for the time when we should be called seniors lay far in the future. Nevertheless, the anticipation of wearing a cap and gown has borne us through many hardships. At last four years of joy and sorrow, of sunshine and shadow, have gone and we are seniors. The glory of achievements 1S ours. i Today, love for our class and the Ensley High School fills our souls. To- day, our dreams for the future are bright and we long to go forth into the world, there so to labor, so to serve, so to accomplish, that it may be truly said, "We have not lived in vain." For our classmates whose friendships we count invaluable in our school life, we can only wish that the future may be as full of joy and fruitfulness as the years we have spent together. We would tell them that the truest happiness comes from the knowledge that work is well done, that a trust is always kept. PAUL CLAYTON, 1918. -.-.-.ibli-, Prophecy for Class of 1918 just as the Indians of old, before preparing to go on a long journey, rose at dawn, when the red sun beamed from the nearest hill, and went to the medicine man, the great prophet, that he with palms uplifted might bless them and call the good spirits together that they might be with every warrior, so the seniors have chosen me as their herald to foretell their future, before they start on the lqng journey of a new and different life. The hard-earned diploma is now very near and we have almost reached the first goal. Before entering upon this new career it behooves me to make known to you the things which have been revealed to me, their prophet. The future of each senior has been made by the stars. By the constellations I see that each senior has a brilliant future awaiting him. ' If the stars speak the truth, and I know that they do, everything I shall tell will come to ass. p It is fitting that the great star, jupiter, the king of all stars, should reveal to me the 'future of our president, Paul Clayton, who is destined for the life of a chemist. During and after the war he will devote himself to the making of high 36 1 ..,. . , explosives, by the uses of nitroglycerin, guncotton and nitric acid. His life will be one of adventure and thrilling incidents. . Saturn shone unusually bright last night, and as I watched, the star suddenly burst into splendor, and in the middle written in letters of gold was the name of Anna Barber, our secretary. She will gain her fame as a great lawyer and as the president of several literary societies. At the age of twenty-five she will marry a young author of great renown. The most independent girl in the class, the shyest among the boys, and one of the very smartest, is Vera Willard. She will be a happy bachelor girl, also a great librarian in New York City, noted for her knowledge of English and Amer- ican literature. The night was all dark except for the soft glow of the full moon, and as I sat watching the evening shadows and thinking of the different seniors, what do you think? The man in the moon stepped out and in his place stood the gold- dust twins, hand-in-hand. I laughed, for I realized that the future of the gold- dust twins in our class was going to be told. Freda will be a great singer in the years to come and travel the world over. Mildred will be a great ballet dancer, famous for her interpretations of the Greek and Italian dances. Something unusual happened this afternoon. I was driving down a long country lane in a one-horse buggy, when the horse became frightened and I was thrown out, striking my head on a large rock. I immediately saw "stars," In the midst I saw Marvin Sandefur seated at a high desk, pen in hand, diligently writing away. Glancing over his shoulder, I noted that he was editing a news- paper called the "Man's Home Journalf' Under the society column I noted these interesting items: They Say That: Benjamin Stokes of Ensley hitched his horse in front of Miss Bernice VVebb'S house Sunday afternoon. Frank Troncale is wearing out Miss Rosa Kaufman's best parlor chair. If a certain blue-eyed boy does not let Miss Marie Stead alone there will be an elopement. The weather bureau was just as interesting recalling such as: , If it does not rain it is sure to be a dry spell, and if it does it is sure to be wet. Sunday was tolerably fair, except for a high wind from the north. The weather for vicinities for next week will be warm if it does not turn cold. Farther down I saw these advertisements: Wanted: A position by line seamstress.-Virginia Richards. ' Wanted: A high salaried position by professor of history. See Herman Dean. The scene passed away and when I arose the night was clear. The smell of weiners and sour kraut reached my nostrils. I turned to find the source of this welcome odor when I perceived a shooting star fall behind a little restaurant. Thence I directed my steps and to my surprise and delight, Will McClellan greeted me with a long red weiner in one hand and a bunch of kraut in the other. I always knew that Will's weakness was weiners and rolls and I should not have been so surprised at his chosen career. One morning I awoke with a shudder, for I had dreamed that the prophecy was due and I had not begun it. I arose and dressed and sat down at the win- dow, sleep having utterly vanished. Mars seemed to fairly gleam in his war 37 garb. He carried a spear and a shield and on his shield these words were writteng "On December 21st a great call will come for Red Cross nurses and among those enlisted will be Susan Lusk, Marian Brown, Pauline jones, Myrtle Savage, and Claudine Etheridge. It will so happen that the Ensley students will be as- signed to a Belgium hospital ship. Marian Brown will be head-nurse, with Pau- line and Susan as her assistants. Lo! handsome soldiers, just recovering from trench wounds will be qn board. They will require amusement as well as atten- tion. Myrtle and Claudine will be often seen offering condolences and motherly affection." Mars vanished and later Venus gazed in at my window. Venus was weep- ing! I wondered why she was so sad until she explained. "Child," she said, "if you were to go to Italy and wander through the great cathedrals on the 'Longa Via' you would find at the very end of the way an underground passage. A scholar sits there, morn, noon and night, translating the Latin and Greek mythology and delving into the musty histories. By the light of a candle he reads, unmind- ful of food or dress. He cares for no one and no one cares for him, thinking him just an eccentric old man." "But, why," I asked, "are you telling me all this ?" "Because, child," she said, 'the graduated when you did and you knew him as John Beecher." I sighed as I thought of such a great change. Stars foretell of stars. A revelation has been made to me that from our graduates shall come forth a movie star, a girl that has, like Billy Burke, a glory of red hair. If you were to happen in a movie picture show several months from now I have not a doubt but what you will see the likeness of Alma DeShazo on the screen. What would you say if I were to tell you that from our class of seniors two great musicians will be discovered? It is incredible, but, nevertheless, it is true. A great singer, great as Caruso himself, known to us as "Hallie" Drummond, and his accompanist, Miss Lillian Gardner, will tour the world over. They will be heard in the famous music halls of Europe and great masters from far and near will Hock to hear them. , It was a wee baby star that crept upon my pillow and whispered Nellie's future. A quiet, demure, little stenographer will she be in a great city, but for how long I cannot tell, for the star vanished and I was in a submarine under the sea. I peeped out the window to see my surroundings when a shrapnel shell struck me on the head. Again I saw stars, and they seemed to tell me to look in the shell. I looked on the inside of it, and engraved on the copper lining was this prophecy: "Lo and behold! there will be situated on Nineteenth and Third Avenue of the Magic City, a beauty parlor, and an informataion bureau. Cn the door these words will be printed: "All Information Given Concerning Love and How to Win the Masculine Heart. Find Out the Way to joyful Wedlock. Apply within.-Misses Woods, Little and Wiggins, Instructors." I was never more astonished in all my life. Nevertheless, I was glad to re- ceive this valuable piece of information. I heard cheering above and the sound of many bands. I cautiously stuck my head out again and saw a great battleship flying the colors of Uncle Sam. I cheered in spite of the bursting and spluttering of bombs in the water. The Stars and Stripes were gallantly streaming and the Stars called out, "Hal Ha! on board this ship are sailors great and small, from 38 the greatest hero to the humblest cook." Here the cook appeared on deck, with a wooden spoon in hand and to my great surprise I recognized Barney Bonfield. This was my first knowledge that Barney could cook. Behind Barney came the admiral, humbling, begging for something from the wooden spoon. I was dazed for a moment, for I seemed to remember this characteristic of some one in High School. AI paused and examined the features more closely and it was an old grad- uate, Herman Smith. Something went wrong with the internal machinery of the old boat I was riding in, for it suddenly shot forward and I found myself on the Isle of Green- wich. The Aurora Borealis illumined the whole place. It seemed to direct its beams, however, to a certain spot. There I discovered, carved on a block of ice, these words: "May 30, 1918. Greenwich. And it shall come to pass that a prophet shall pass this way searching for the forecast of the stars for the Senior class. Tell her to go to Texas." This was all. I was deeply disappointed, but started on my trip, still wondering what Texas had to do with the prophecy. I boarded a train and was sitting deep in thought when the conductor asked for my ticket. It was a strangely familiar, though feminine, voice that I heard. and when I looked up, whom should I see but Hazel McElroy! I was still more astonished, however, when she said that the engineer was also an Ensley High School graduate, by name, Mary Derryberry. Such patriotic girls! I searched Texas over, trying to find a clue to that prophetic reading. I was becoming discouraged, when one afternoon I happened to go by a great ranch. Perceiving a tall, angular woman at a well, I stopped to find out my whereabouts. Directions having been given, she asked me very abruptly if I did not know her. I looked again, and to my horror I recognized the once plump Josephine Robinson. I had no sooner recovered from this shock when I received a still greater one. A very stout, bearded, untidy man slouched in the door, and Josephine intro- duced him as her husband and asked if I knew him. I humbly replied, "No," and was in return informed that it was an old classmate, Nat Clark. Nat and Josephine married and living in such an outlandish place! Well! Well! I left for the city next morning, now happy, indeed. I reached San Antonio late in the afternoon. I heard the whirring and buzzing of machines overhead. I saw that they were ready to descend, so I waited. In a few moments a dozen khaki-clad youths advanced. Where had I seen those two in front before? Oh, yes, why, of course, I knew them! They are Margaret Gallagher and Alma Oakley. The girls were ready to sail for France when the country called them. As I traveled homeward, I wondered why the careers of so many Seniors had been mapped out in Texas when I remembered that it was called the "Lone Star State." I passed through several mining camps while on my way back home, and in the last one I noticed a great commotion. I drew nearer to learn the cause. I saw, not twenty yards away, a great, masculine-looking woman standing on a grocer's box, loudly expounding the doctrine of woman's rights. I stopped and rubbed my aching head. Where had I heard that voice before? After the meet- ing was over, I went up and introduced myself and she in turn told me her name was Miss Winnie Beverly Carter, universal leader of woman's suffrage. You could have knocked me down with a feather! The quiet, unassuming, stately Winnie B., a suffragette! Impossible! Yet there she stood before me, loudly, 39 yea, very loudly, declaring her superiority above mere man lu Well, wonders will never cease! I rapidly made my exit from that place and was hurrying to my train, when a large, ragged woman with a cart, accosted me, wanting me to buy peanuts or nicely popped popcorn. Out of the pity of my heart I purchased a bag of each and was turning away when she said, "Fatty, donlt you know me F" I turned and looked and, Oh, my goodness! could you guess who it was? My old pal, Eunice Sloan, and in such a disreputable condition! I afterwards learned that it was not her profession, but that she was doing it for charity. How like Eunice that was! I, at last, caught my train and was soon in old Alabama again. I was tired out and spent my time mostly lounging around and reading magazines. One day I chanced upon a new magazine called "The Comet." On the very first page was a large picture of john Akin. What had he done to deserve such an honor? "The Greatest Physician Living-Specialist in All Children's Diseases," it read. That's strange. I thought john would be manager of some newspaper staff from all signs he showed at school. Another picture of a high school graduate! Who can it be? Why it is Allen Cannon, our great cartoonist. Yes, he is yet. "Mr, Cannon has fulfilled his highest ambition. He is now a full-fledged lawyer and wins most of his cases by the cartoons he draws." It is not strange that those boys worked themselves so high, for if ever boys had the making of great men in them, they did! Why, how honored Ensley should feel! Here's another graduate's picture! "Mr and Mrs. J. R. Falkner of Ensley announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Gladys, to Count De'Luck of Lipscomb, Ala." Ah! Gladys well deserves such luck after all! I closed the magazine with a sigh, and picked up another from Utah. Under the society column I noticed this interesting item: "Mr. james McPherson of Ensley recently took into holy matrimony fifteen beautiful girls. Mr. Pascal Anderson served as best man." I laughed as I thought how James had never outgrown that boyhood fancy for girls. In the want column this ad appeared: "Wanted, by bachelor of 40, a wife, between the ages of 17 and 30. Must be beautiful.-Pascal Anderson." I threw the paper down and started for a walk. It chanced that the path lay by the side of the "Orphans' I-Iome of the 'Eastern Starf " All was running smoothly at the home until a terrific shriek rent the air. The matron and nurses ran to the rescue of the unfortunate child, who had found a wasp's nest.' As the frightened women turned around I recognized them. You could not guess in a million years who they were. Ruth Pitts was the matron and Dortha Reynolds and Evelyn Erickson were her assistants! They told me they had just heard from Marv Kate Park and Mary Vedder. Mary Kate, it seemed, had fallen in love withia khaki-clad fellow and married himgand they both had sailed for France, he to fight for his country and she to care for him. Mary had been elected recently as president of the Older 'Girls' Council of the United States. I re- membered seeing Mary's little Sunday school class one Sunday morning long ago. I bade the girls good-bye and hastened homeward. It started raining and I stopped at a little sideshow in the circus grounds for shelter. It was very dark 40 I ' IT' ' f--Waals-'P'weffifwwfaw' inside, but I, at last, distinguished an alcove curtained off. I approached and at the top were these words: "The Greatest Wonder of the Twentieth Century. Only True Fortune- Teller !" I stepped in and was met by a tall, dark woman dressed in Arabic style. She told my fortune in blood-curdling tones, but finally laughed. I looked up quickly and she had thrown off her mask and could you believe it? It was no other than Gladys Poole! I was overjoyed at finding my long-lost chum. We then went out to supper at a little tea-room and were served sandwiches and tea by the proprietors, themselves, Misses Newman and Hoehn. We had a small family reunion and I learned that Ruth Palmer was teach- ing Latin in a country high school in Tennessee. I also learned that all four of these graduates had been disappointed in love and so had chosen these vocations. It was dark when I finally started home, and the stars were high in the sky. I noticed that the group called the "Seven Sisters" sparkled unusually bright, and as I watched, the stars bore these names: "Myrtle Richards, Irma Lee Caw- thorne, Margaret Norris, Elizabeth Maddox, Edith McClain, Kate Routledge and Marie Williams. Under the names was this prophecy: "Old age, prosperity, hap- piness and blessings in abundance will follow them through life. They will marry young and their children and children's children will live in prosperity and peace 3" and so as the stars dimmed and these words faded away, I Won- dered if I, the fifty-ninth of the Senior class, should have no future, when a brilliant comet flashed by and on its tail fiashed a picture of an ugly, crabbed, old maid. . ' CLAR1cE H.ARRELL, 1918. ,,,.,l,..--i-. Looking Forward QClass Oratiouj Classmates and Friends : The speech I am about to make to you is attuned to the spirit and fact of war, for this should be the greatest question and the only question of the day. How many of us have come to realize that we are now living through the darkest hour of the history of America, that we are engaged in a world warg and that we are witnessing the crisis, which shall determine whether autocracy or democ- racy shall dominate! Did you ever come to think about it, that America is fighting for her life and that unless every man, woman and child does his or ber part in the great struggle for democracy that America will die and will be trampled on by the heel of Prus- sianism? America is unbeatable if united, not, if otherwise. This is the world's war and there are only two issues-world liberty or slavery for all. There can be no draw. We win or we lose. It is up tg America and to each one of us to do our utmost in the great cause. That contemptible phrase of "doing one's bit" went out of fashion when the first American soldier fell on the French battle front, because we are beginning to'realize every day American men are making the supreme sacrifice for us, and 41 --.--vv-,,,r-.- none of' us should be contented to do only a bit, but should be willing to give up all we have, make any sacrifice and incur any displeasure that we may help to win this war in defense of American honor. Today, the nation-the country Washington fought for and Lincoln saved- is in peril! We are called to service. Let us at home do our part in the great work. A great American apostle of peace has said that the "best way out is looking for- ward." This is true, my friends, for if we expect to gain victory and to magic this world a place fit to live in, we must look forward, and in looking forward and dreaming of the day when we will all be treated right, we must now show what we can do. Our young men, at the naQon's call, are postponing their life work, and are risking their lives that they may defend what we most value and love on earth. We, at home, assured of safety because they have gone, must organize our- selves together, become a cohesive body spiritually and politically, and say: "We will back you up. Together we will win the war." Over in France a war-sick nation is turning its eyes hopefully toward America. Statesmen and peasants alike await the tread of American power. Ships, guns, submarine destroyers, food, men, and then more ships, more guns, more submarine destroyers, more food and more men-all these do the Allies ex- pect in abundance from America. ' Germany ponders what we shall do. Indeed, to all Europe the United States spells victory or defeat. Their "over there" is really "over here." What shall it be, dear friends? Are we going to sit still now and watch our country, the never defeated, die for our help? Are we unwilling to sacrince a little now that we may not have to sacrifice all we have to Germany in the future? Will we begrudge the lending of our dollars to back up our gallant home defend- ers to the limit? Can we hesitate about it for a single day? Now is the hour for every living American to listen to the voice of his coun- try and his God, for if ever there was a time when the voice of God spoke to men it is speaking to Americans today. What can I do? Has this question ever come to any of you? Have you ever come to consider what your task is and how each individual may help? Allow me to enumerate a few of the many things which we can and must do: First, invest all the money we can spare in Liberty Loans and Thrift Stamps, for our country needs every penny which every man, woman and child can lend and save in order to feed, clothe, arm and equip the soldiers and sailors of America. For we must remember that if we do not help the Liberty Loans we may have to subscribe to an indemnity to Germany. Second, we must eat fairly. We must read what Mr. Hoover says about the use of food and by doing this we will be much healthier. Third, we must be loyal to our Allies, who are fighting for us for the world's liberty, and read and understand all about the war and oppose any talk of peace until peace means the end of all war, except with the consent of the people. Our only duty now is to win victory and maintain our national honor. We should not look forward to any peace until we can have the sure place of victory. 42 The time for talk is a thing of the past. We mu t now look forward to the day when the world will be free. Now is the time for us to act, and prove our belief in America and all her liberty means. The brain of America thrills with one impulse, the soul of America is in- spired with one hope, the heart of America beats with one desire, the lips of America breathe but one prayer that we may gloriously win this war, establish the primacy of democracy and prove to all races, kindreds and peoples that America can and will defend her liberties. GLADYS POOLE, 1918. 1,l..,.i...--if The Complete, Uncensored Statistics of the Marvellous Class of 1918 .i.- Dear Classmates : I feel that you are indeed honored in having me address you this morning. As I stand here my thoughts roam back to the good old day of '08, when our school could not boast of an enrollment of 600. At that time the only students were "Hallie" Drummond and Ethel Woods. These two have shown their usual good sense by waiting to graduate with the class of '18, When you imposed upon me the business of compiling your statistics, I felt unequal to the task, so I resorted to books for guidance. In my search I read 29 almanacs, 13 encyclopedias, 4 dictionaries and 3 cook books. I finally arrived at this definition: a statistician is an amalgamated, unsophisticated ignorantly ed- ucated depository, commonly termed the compiler or prognosticator of facts per- taining to the condition of the people, their properties and talents. I shall not mention the talents, for our vacant faces sadly bespeak their absence. But I will indulge in a lengthy discussion and enumeration of our prop- erties. For convenience, let us liken this class of '18 to one large family. As the famous Heinz family, we have 57 varieties. One-fourth are human, the rest are only girls. As a whole our family weighs 3 tons, 13 pounds and 4 ounces. The heavyweight championship is hotly contested by Marie Stead and Barney Bon- field, while Elizabeth Maddox has the lightweight cinched. If we were to stand on each other's shoulders our height would equal that of the Washington Mon- ument. Hence we could give our services to Uncle Sam to warn him of air raids. Our tallest brother is 76.5 inches short, while our smallest sister can barely stretch 5 feet. When I think of the sleepless nights we have spent over "Trig.," I wonder we are not all gray-headed, but such is not the case, for I see there are 24 brown- headed, 30 black-headed, and 3 red-headed members of our family. Such colors, if intermingled, would rival one of Kress' diamonds. The colors of our eyes vary as much as that of our hair. I find we possess 20 brown ones, 15 green, 33 blue, 27 black, 9 hazel, 8 camouliaged and 3 glass. If these eyes were combined, by the law of sines, it is found that its diameter would be 221 feet. With it we could find the butter on the bread served in the lunch room, or possibly see the point to Mr. Smith's favorite jokes. Why, we could even see tacks at the bottom of the Pacific ocean. 43 - gag-.-,-f'f:"t' If all of our feet, including Nat Clark's, were made into one it would be 120 feet long. Again using our "Trig." formulae we find it would require 593,833 113 steps to cross the Atlantic. It could be used as a foot-bridge across our rivers. From the foregoing description one might judge that our feet were the largest part about us. But on careful measurement we End that our heads, including Frank Troncale's, have a total circumference of 127 feet and 3 inches. These heads being made into one and used as a reservoir would supply Pratt City with water for a year. By Falknerls law of combustion the weight of the brains is equal to W dial multiplied by the circumference. Therefore our brains weigh 10 pounds. Classmates, just think what is possible with this enormous amount of gray matter With it we could do all our work, including chemistry and music, in 20 minutes. By our imaginative instincts we could even see the Civil War as Miss Ross would have it done. Every one in our family is a good sleeper. We have slept 1,460,340 hours in the past four years. The total would have been 1,46O,345, but Rosa Kaufman had a date once at the Lyric. That reminds me of our chief source of amuse- ment. We visit the Lyric, according to Miss Ligon, 24 times a week. Hence we have been 3,456 times since entering school and have wasted 396400. At first this may seem extravagant, but when you consider that each of us earns 310.00 a day, by attending school, it is not so bad. When Mr. Smith pays the amount due us we intend to build an ideal school in which there will be no monthly themes to be written. I A Though our family contains no Sammies or Tommies, our patriotism is shown by our having a Gardner. At all times she may be seen busily Hoehn in the Parks or digging Pitts in the Woods. Her little Palmferjs have become quite Brown turning over Clay-tonfsj of it. She Stokes the furnace until her Akin hands require the soothing effects of Sloan's liniment. To protect us from the Savage we have A. Cannon, to guide us, a Dean, to shave us, A. Barberg and to wade in, a Poole. Among us you find such great men as Pascal, Clark. Jennings, Pitts, Beecher and-Barney. Siam has nothing on us for Cinj Stead of the Siamese, we have the Levy twins. Seriously, though, fellow classmates, as our happy school days draw to a close, I feel a strange tearing at my heart and I know you feel the same. We are about to leave pleasant memories and beloved teacher. Ere long we shall be separated and our fonner pleasures will be only a memory, but let us hope that the good-will and friendship of our fellow students will go with us through lifeis journey. WILL MCCLELLAN, Class Statistician, '1918. 44 Class Poem All hail to the bravest of Hyers Who Hy o'er the Boches line! All hail to the submarine chasers Whose courage and work are so fine! All hail to the Allies' sure gunners, The long range that never will stop! Hurrah forthe United States Sammies Who shout and go "over the top l" All hail to the whole Allied Army! All hail to the navy brave! Hurrah for our great Flag and Nation, And the Freedom we're fighting to save! All hail, every citizen, loyal To glorious stripes and stars! All hail, every proud Ensley Senior, For nothing your way now bars! As soldiers in life's greatest battles Welll fight till our work is done. As long as the war is in Europe We'll fight till that victory is won. But always, dear Ensley, we'll love thee, And ever the Old Gold and Black Shall wave in the hearts that enshrined them And bring precious memories back. lVl.XRY KATE PxRKr 1918 45 Belgium-The Saorince for Democracy 1 C Class Essayj And the world was at peace. No echoes of ancient wars lingered, seem- ingly no war-cloud rumbled in the distance, no aged warrior desired to tell of by-gone valor, no ship sailed the deep, bearing as its burden soldiers and ammu- nition, no new graves, with their tiny crosses, dotted the plains, none were un- happy, the world was at peace. In this time of peace there dawned a day-one of nature's own days, sent from ethereal regions to a peaceful World. Yet, at the close of this day there might he heard a distant moaning coming from the far- away horizon. lt was a low, uncertain moaning, yet distinct. As the day faded into dusk a gloom settled like a pall over the sky, rendering everything indistinct. At last a sound like the roaring of a vast Hood broke the stifling silence,-then a blinding lurid Hash seemed to wrap everything in flame. It was as if the pillars of the universe had given way. The foundations of The Hague were shaken as a giant shakes a child's toy. Within its historic walls was Democracy, whence comes the light of the world, the light that shines through the darkest darkness. Near to Democracy sat the Fates, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, with their ever-present shadows hovering behind them in the form of witches. All were peaceful and quiet except the shadows, who seemed as ill at ease as the tempest without. Before the throne of Democracy was the world, like a crystal, seemingly pure and bright, but contain- ing and revealing strange events in its course. Without The Hague the fury of the wind spent itself and the rain began to fall heavily. A sort of calm settled over the universe while Democracy sat gazing into the depths of the crystal world. Occasionally he moaned like one in pain, which was a sign that he had come to the sudden chasm of the Future. As he sat gazing, Clotho continued her endless spinning, while her two sisters with never- tiring eyes, watched the spun thread. The crisis had come-the prophecy would soon be heard. All was in silence except the rustling, uncertain sound that came from the witches. Suddenly the crystal cracked and from it slowly came a hazy mist, rising, always rising. At last the blue-like mist settled over and around the body of the shadow of Clotho. The body being covered, there came from it a voice, and, lol it was the voice of the prophet. Who is responsible for what Fate has woven into his life? The voice still small, distinct, prophesied that a black and threatening war-cloud hung low over the world, that within it De- mocracy and Autocracy were in a struggle for supreme power, and finally that one nation of the world must be sacrificed for Democracy and for the other nations. As this was finished The Hague trembled and all was bare and silent. What nation must be sacrificed for Democracy in the fulfillment of the prophecy? It was the inevitable duty of the witches to determine, and accord- ingly they gathered around their cauldrom, which is kept eternally burning with the dried branches of the?-the symbol of death. No one knows what decree will issue froth from the cauldrom, The shadow of Clotho stands dis- mally stirring the contents of the cauldrom, and as they bubble and boil and as 46 . 'A fafifliwrssafeffiffi ' she stirs there appear the symbols of the nations-the beautiful fleur-de-lis from freedom-loving Franceg a rose, pure and white, gathered from the dewy gardens of Englandg from happy Italy is a corner of her tri-colored flag, there is the royal ensign of Belgium merrily bubbling, and as she stirs a reHection of red, white and blue of the United States shines clearly through the bubbles. Surely the Fates had gathered the earthly nations into the cauldrom and were boiling them to determine what nation should be sacrificed. From the boiling cauldrom there rises a heavy mist which slowly winds its way toward the heavens. In this mist rests the destiny of a nation even as rests the life of Democracy, for when Atropos shall have cut the thread of its life it will settle on the unhappy country. One beautiful day, when all seemed content, the mist settled. On a pure and peace-loving country it fell, and, as we today know, this country was Belgium. "Que sera, sera." No man or god was responsible for Belgium's sacrifice to the terrors of Autocracy, for Democracy and for the world. Her sacrifice formed no new epoch in history. 'Twas ever thus since the beginning. Destiny says that someone must suffer for the life of others, and in this instance Belgium gave her life's blood that we might live and enjoy happiness. Though Fate seemed cruel and unjust in her decision, let us strive with mind and soul to repay Belgium for her great sacrifice. VIRGINIA R1cHARps, 1918. 47 Class Day Program -Li ENSLEY HIGH SCHOOL May 30, 1918, 10:00 A. M. Class Song ...................................... ............ C lass President's Address ..... ..... P anl Clayton Music ............... .......... O rchestra Class History ....... ........ I ohn Beecher Baritone Solo .... .... I ennlngs Drummond Essay ......... .... V irglnia Richards Class Poem .... .... M ary Kate Park Statistician .... ..... l Vill McClellan Piano Solo .... ..... L illian Gardner Oration. .H .... ..... G ladys Poole Song ...................... ........ G lee Club Prophecy ...................... ..... C larice Harrell "The Star-Spangled Banner ................... ........ E Uerybody - The Girl Graduate When you are old and your hair is gray And all your children are out at play, When you sit down by the roaring tire And think of the days that have passed by, -- Will you think of the days at Ensley High And all your chums you told good-bye, And as you open that dear old book, And with your four eyes take a look You see the lines your dear friends wrote That are sweeter than those of Pope. And then a voice sounds in your ear, While with your hand you wipe a tear, And in your heart it seems to say, That was the end of a Perfect Day. GOLDMAN GAKLEY. 48 When My School Days Are Thru I've got to laugh, hee, haw! I've got to sneeze, ke choo! Oh! but won't I be glad When my school days are through! I study my Science very hard, And my Latin and Math, toog But, oh! won't I be glad When my school days are through! We like our teachers very well, And our professor, toog But, oh! won't I be glad When my school days are through! We have lots of baseball games, And other amusements, too, But, oh! won't I be glad When my school days are through? We sell many Thrift Stamps, By the way, do you? So maybe I can last Until my school days are through. FRANK Ymrm 49 50 'fa s af . 53- 7 M SeVenth'Sernester V Q Alice Ansley, V 4 Sgdie Bueby, Willis' diath Q M B V, V Anna Lou Brown ' Berenice Blaylock M Sujetge Coclcrgin' - Iohnfilassler f , Norma Hickman Walter Johnsen Willie Mandy ' .1 K N ,W .Hester McBee ' Sam Maenza ' 'Walker Mendenhall Alice Meyer ' ' , Mabel Robertson Sydney Sutherlind Lueille Smith Pauline Sanders Earlene Shelton Welbornl Willlams Henry Wllkersbn mg we iEF54fi'KAN klxSiQ'5'ilHfwi!Q3H5 xiii? J X -4 x A . Z N QX E zzz, R x , 1 54 Sixth Semester Fannie Bibb Grace Cagle Jessie Canterbury Eloise Cary Mildred Clark Lila Coker Fay Deaton Ellen Dupuy Olive Elliott Glenn Gibbs Albert Hazen Moree Ingram Wilburn Iohnson Martha Jones Mary jones Pertram Kellar Anna La Phage Raloh Levy Lucile Long Gladys Lyle Andrew Malone William Mitchell Janie Montgomery Wiley Montgomery, Thelma Moore ' Marie McGlawn May Peebles Grace Penny Eva Pitts ' Effie Mae Powell Thomas Price Ethel Priest Lillie Robins Claud Smithson Frank Trechsel Lucile Turner Kate Nelson Turnipseed Antoinette Walker Ellis Walker Edward Wingate Dorothy Youngblood Emanuel Zivitz 1 i 56 - u K 4, 'ffga Fifth Semester Elmer Abele Mildred Albert Fred Almgren James Armstrong Ruby Baird jewel Barnes Ruth Bartlett Thelma Bates Opal Butler Charles Cannon Mozelle Cowden Francis Cook Edna Davis John Davis Lula Davis Alma DeFreese Rupert Dunston Eliza Ellis Lillian Evans Steve Foote ,Tosephine Giattina Carey Haigler Mabel Hodges Louise Harmon Edmond Hilleke Amelia Jackson Christine johnson Lucile JOTGHII Norman Jordan Gaye Kennedy joe Logan Doris Mader Mary Ann Martin Lorena Norton Dolly Puckett Max Rosenfeld Ralph Scholl Louis Sims Lou Sloan Will Snapp Merle Swann Alvida Tinman Davis Turner Florence Turner Marie Tutt Fred Weaver Mamie Zuber ii 3 "What's the Use" Sophomores are awful, so they say, But we don't think that it's this way. We may be mischievous, we may be jolly, But all the teachers, think this is folly. When we're trying to be good, We are always misunderstood. So what's the use. They even say the girls are "prissy," And the boys they often call "sissy." We are trying to be dignified, But what's the use, we are only "guyed." Maybe the teachers think we're crazy, But, honest, we try not to be lazy. So what's the use. Next year we will better be, If you can't believe it, just wait and see, For this is truly our greatest desire, To the height of juniors we aspire. You may not believe that we mean this, If not, you're only one more on the list. So what's the use. ELAH BREW 58 STER, 1920 SOPHOMORE ,.,5,-A.-ix .A 3, ,- . lf 1, I' , Nia - XE-' li"-3 C I 4 60 Fourth Semester Ruth Baker Louis Botta Graham Bradley Elah Brewster Catherine Buck Annabel Cary Ralph Cox Paul Crum Mary Donahoo Ronald Edwards Alvin Farmer Carl Franklin Jeanette Gibb Nellie Gibbs Bessie Gillet Beryl Glaze Claudia Glenn Clara Granger Robina Gutherie Charles Hassler Karl Hofer john Horne Raymond Hurlbert Virginia Hay Gertrude Holmes Maggie Johnson Willie Lenderman Emma Ligon Arvel Logan Ellen Lowery Vernon Lutz Margaret Macon Willis Merchant Maxine McCarty Ruby McLeod Nellie Nelson Rose Page Lucille Peacock Alphaeus Peke Kathleen Perkins Will Rogers Ruth Savage Katie Spurgeon Emma Louise Scholl Lovie T haxton Evelyn Tuggle Lucile Turner Louis Turner Mary Pow Claud Walker Lawton Wiggins ,- ! l 1 i I 1 J . 62 Clarence Allgood Otto Arnold Ruby Arnold Adelaide Baskerville Minnie Bell Vallie Bell Renfroe Blankenship Peter Botta William Burney Jessie Busby john Brewer Lula Sam Brown Geneva Bearden Robert Byrum Cecil Cagle Harris Chichester Ethel Coffey Homer Coleman Pauline Crim Agnes Donley Roy Duggar Simmie Edins I. 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Elliott VVillie May Eliott Ethel Fant Nora Fayet Elizabeth Foster Mary Furman Carroll Gardner Raymond Garrett Marv Bunn Gay Pauline Gillean Third Semester Clarence Osment Lila Bell Gray Aileene Gullahorn Altan Goode Willie Gough Carolyn Henshaw Flora Holland Marguerite Hopewell Euline Ingram Corbyn Johnston Marvin jones Lena Kaufman Hope Kellogg Fred Kelly TA rthur Lichty Orene Love Edith Lyle Gertrude Lyons Grace Martin Nellie Malone Ollie Merritt Clarence Merkle Henry Miller Margaret McBride Henrv McClellan Minnie McDill Nell McElhenny Douglas McLaren Ellen McMillan George McWaters Aileene Moog Ernest Motte Charles Montgomery 63 Dean Peck Ruth Peebles Velma Proctor Eula Reeves Horace Richards Elizabeth Riordan Leon Roberts Emily Russell Elois Sanders Marvin Sams Nicholas Schokel Jeannette Sintes Earle Smith Bethel Smith Albert Stacy Caldwell Stewart Lady Ruth Sheldon Vera Story Virginia Summers Lee Terrell Kathrine Thompson Eva Thomas Gladys Thomas Milo Thomas Erskine Tidmore Monterav Trucks Eulalie Tyson Charles Vaughn Tohn VVilcox Orilla 'Whatley Kathleen VVheelOck XYilliam 'White . mg D O cl N Y NX, O O W J 1A Q J ALL ABGARD 'X -x.4,, W 66 Pearl Arnold Louise Averyt Charles Adams Oscar Applebaum Dutch Albano Hobson Anderson Paul Anston Eunice Burford Lita Blount Sidney Braswell Kearney Baxley julia Brooks Irene Brown Marie Bondurant Lillian Burks Clarence Benton Kathleen Brewer Thyrza Brown Kathleen Coffee Lowell Cooper Herbert Cannon Zealous Cushon Bertha Copeland Lizzie Curley Rawls Caldwell ,lohn Cross Lucile Cl-ark Kathryn Craig Robert Dockerty Leighton Duncan Edith Dees Tessie Derrick Grace Dockerty ,lames Donaldson Clara DeBardeleben Ralph Douglas Kathrine Evans Emerta Elliott lohn Eddv Marv Fredricks Nell Frver Claud Grover Beatrice Gilbert Grace Gossett 6 a Q, - s , .vi-Nt 'Z. i i'7"i7fv :ll4?"f'B"g.' " D Second Semester Lizzie Young Maud Granger Elvina Gentelet Carl Green llelen Gould Thomas Hammille Clarence Hancock .lohn Hollylield Fldridge Huffmann Willie B. Harding Mary Harmes Lillian Harrell Grace Hassler Lula Hawkins Nettie Holmes- Lillie Mae Harris Lucile Harris Mary Belle Huey ,lames Jackson Carson lnscho Laura johnson Ophelia lohnston Frnest Kilgore Walter Karr Marguerite Keenan .Tuliah Kellar Gladys Kifer Elsie Landers Frank Lawrence Delane Logan ' Thelma Lindsey Inez Lanqred Toseph May Henrv Millcs Beatrice Mitchum Carrie Mink Earl McBee Elridge Means Nathan Meadows George Mandy Marion Millar 'Marguerite Mathew Irene Mobes 67 Harry Mills Girod McDonald Sadie Moxley Mary Meehl Udahlee Mason Bernice McCullough Mary Nelson Luna Owings Frank Powell Mattie Rutledge john Roberts Katie Mae Russell Lois Reagan Amelia Rush Lydia Roberts lack Shannon Fred Smith Alvin Straiton .lewel Sandlin Kathleen Sloan John Springer Josephine Spence Walter Stead ,lames Shelton Lillian Seal Beneta Taylor Anna Belle Todd Frances Thomas Miriam Thornton Lillie Tom Thomason Davie Hines Hurlbert Vaughn Comer Williams Elizabeth White Margaret Wood Lucile Williams Gladys Wood Thos. 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Walker Rosie Lee Vllebb Thelma Vlfoorlard Yora Mae VVilson Frank Young Bess Young 7 I 63 ' '?7'f'WMFKf' Ernest Adams Frazier Adair Gladys Allred William Anderson Mildred Avery Bill Bacon Lillian Ballen Gunnard Bark Evelyn Barksdale Ruby Barnard Vera Blankenship Ruby Bradley Sam Brodie Gene Brown Genie Brown Pearl Bryant Effie Burns Georgia Butler Homer Caddell Cleo Chambers Ruth Chambers ' Herman Childress Vinton Coker Clyde Dann Mabel Day Elizabeth Davidson Thomas Davis Louise DeArman Ruth DeShazo Gertrude Dickson James Donnelly Glenn Durbin Lillian Earnest Lillian Ellis Bennett English Annie Erickson Lillian Erickson Emmie Ester August Findlay Virginia Franklin Ruby Freeman Paul Freeman Forest Freil .Tannette Gilmore Annie Goudlock .loseohine Guillian Willie Gunn Carroll Hale Leslie Hardcastle Marv Harding ,Tunius Harrell Willie Mae Harris Mildred Harrison f Homer Perkins First Semester Preston Hassler Annie May Henderson Will Hickman Grace Hooper Pierce Hawell Thomas Hufstuttler William Huling Helen Hurlbert May Hurley Daisy Johnson Hilda johnson Ottalie johnson Eula May Joiner Frank Jones Clem journey Florence Keller George Kemp Annie Kennedy Millie Kimbrough Ethel Lacy George Lawson Eluie Lavis Myrtle Leck Danae Lee Mamie Lee Rosine Levique Annie Maud Looney Hazel Luck Howell Lynagh Margaret Mann Maud Manning jasper Mason Maud Massey Nannie Mitts Harold Mendenhall Margaret Mentz Annie Monfee -Teanie Muir Irene Myers lames McArdle Nalda McCanley Peter McCrory Toe McCullough Francis McDuffy Mason Newman Goldman Oakley Celia O,Brien Estelle Odum Fdna Owen Vera Padgett Ruth Palmer Annie Lee Parker uth Peck Josephine Phillips Howard Priest Finis Raylield May Revis Canille Reynolds Lucile Reynolds Glennie Richards Irene Richards Leon Roberts Nina Robinson Alice Rogers Stella Romine Edwin Rose Harry Routledge Margaret Scarborough Paul Skel Paul Scholl Sarah Seal Pickens Seroyer Annie Simmons Mary Simmons Edna Short Fred Sintes Edna Snaler Cecil Smith Roberts Smith Thomas Smith Helen Sparks Willie Stamps A Blames Stewart Willie Stamps Cecil Straiton Edith Syx Tom Temple Willie Thornhill Clarence Tyler Alice Tyson Annie Yandenburg Estelle Walker Paul VValker Zac Walker Nellie Warren Ella May Wells Elbert Whitson Helen VVhorton Forgus Williams Mattie Winfield VVillie Worrell Nellie VVright Gertrude Young Mary Young Q ' -5 OUP. ' wg I , v, X CADET5 Aff? - 5 J I 2 , ' A A '. f u X ' E If - 'Y 553 " f Q., Xxx' EJ , . N W x N W x I, . Y! 'xg' I l Muff' .J A c 4 f if W :I 1 'RlC?-ir' Dafeggv , KJ ' 4 ' k N ' - 1 f f, N 1 f -.' - , ' ' Xu lvl, :An Q'-ar WWII IW 5 , 1-I 4 Q fy! Q CO .I 3 7 K C W X IN ousz BASEBALL FIT Q I ff fb If :sm c ,!,y?' x xxhx Y c X A . D 4' uFoRwAQ2D,, N fE'2?5E'R" XX f f 'f MARCH! .X w N Nl V' fx 1 1 5 M PU ff 2 U3 ' U- K f' , I ru, Ml M7 Eg Qqaggfwgg I y a n X Q If N , 69: f' Ovsk WF! 9" X ' V f . Q Q. F X - J lv H A' b V 'A M M354 -me ORCHESTRA X win PIUY EEF "x bw 'U OAN QFARC " X lf, 4, x 7 -'B -JQHEYQ-A BAND Q4 X59 4 QW T"15-- ww wb I If ul, NXXXMxQQ'w -'XA A Kis s 1 ,I , M f X , X5 x , Wi 7:5 X Q f KW ! , JN! HCLFTNOH N U ne, vw-w"'1N'vve - waz, ' " ' Just a lVIaiden's Fancy Oh, my heart is just bursting with joy and I feel as if I were treading on air. I want to sing, sing, sing, like those happy little birds that are warbling and trilling their songs of spring and mating-time, .until it seems as their little hearts would fairly burst. And the flowers are so dainty, so lovely. What a dreary place this world would be without them! There are violets, sosoft and velvety and purple. There are roses, so sweet, so radiant in their new bright-colored dresses, and there are timid little primroses, so delicate, so fragile, lifting their sweet faces to the sun for their morning kiss. It would take the most won- derful poet in the world to express all this loveliness, and I think that even he would prove inadequate. Everything is so new and alive, and I do love to go, early in the mornings, for a long, long walk in the woods. I love to seethe "green things a-growin','l for, like the poet, "it is my faith that every flower enjoys the air it breathesfl And I love to hear the mysterious beckoning voices of the forest. I like to imagine that they are the voices of the wee sprites and elves and gnomes from Fairyland. Sometimes, if I believe real hard, I think I can see them dancing around and winking at me, then hiding, only to jump out from behind some great oak tree or from behind some stone or flower, laughing and teasing me with impish glee. When one is sixteen, and very romantic, and the month is April, that happy, capricious month, one is apt to have dreams. And such flights my fancy takes sometimes, for it is said that "in the spring a maiden's fancy turns to thoughts of lovef' On these heavenly nights, when the whole world is hushed and still, and there is moonlight everywhere, at my window, on the flowers, on the trees, there comes to me the wildest, strangest, sweetest dreams. Oh, what is the secret of this sweet, elusive enchantment which comes to me, I wonder? Spring, with its fragrant, lilting breezes, and its faint, sweet odors, seems to lure and tempt me. I laugh to forget everything in this prosaic world of ours and to throw aside all thoughts of care and pain and strife, and follow the Vvildy ringing Pipes O'Pan, singing and dancing, and laughing, down a won- derful straight white road that gleams like a silver ribbon-the Road O'Dreams- into a far-off fairyland-the Land Where Dreams Come True. And always in this dream there is another. As yet he is only a vision, an ideal, but some day he will come, I know he will, my Dream Prince. He will come, I know -not how, nor when, nor where, but he will come to claim me for his own. And then I see -but, oh, I cannotitell the things I see. And I' have another dream. I dream of a new day, when the dawn shall break, golden fair, and the birds shall sing with more joy and freedom. I dream of a day when the world will be at peace, when that beast across the waters shall be slain, and Our Boys come marching home, and our Flag, that eternal emblem of honor, purity and freedom, shall float on the air and the voices of spring shall ring with shouts of joy, freedom and content. But even now, when the world is at war, and the days are dark and foreboding, I feel -that 'fthe world is so full of a number of things that Ilm sure we should all be as happy as kings." ' GLADYS LYLE, 1919. 72 rI5?.azmjgir.55-xQA,fqF:.l:::I, at V WM ,,. Everything That Falls on This Side of the Fence is Mine -,L-. lt happened on a cold December day, when the snow was rapidly covering the housetops, and everyone had the Christmas spirit, when the very air itself seemed mystified and the most abhorring thought that could have entered a per- son's mind was the command, "You must remain indoorsf' It was on this day that Dot's father had given her the command not to go skating, because Bob, het most desired friend, was to be among the crowd. The wind, the crowd, the skates themselves, seemed to give an imploring little cry to come. Dot could not understand why her father should be opposed to Bob's Com- pany because their fathers had disputed over political matters. As she sat there by the window she noticed a large, ripe persimmon in the very top of the tree in her own yard. She remembered how the two families had even argued over the tree and how it had at last been stopped by the promise that everything that fell on Bob's side of the fence belonged to him. She determined to procure the per- simmon, as it would at least keep her satisfied for a few minutes. With this determination she stealthily crept out of the house and climbed upon the fence. Suddenly she slipped and over the fence she went! Her father heard her scream as she fell and immediately ran to her rescue, but Bob reached her first. Her father made several ejaculations and then commanded Bob t0 bring her to him. "Sorry, sir, but you can't have her," returned Bob. "Remember, everything that falls on this side of the fence is mine." LUCILE TURNER, 1919. Timmie's Wireless From bonnie Ireland with its hills and rills, Where the banshee reigns and the nixies prance ln the softening twilight, a young Irish boy Wandered, searching for life, for adventure and joy, A 'Til he came to the war-stricken trenches in France. He found life there in a struggle with deathg - The adventure he craved in the battle's fray, There was no one to care if his young life was lost, And right must be won at whatever cost, And the boy was willing that his life should pay. So he rushed to the battle with a will and an aim, And loved the foe he fought to destroy. His eyes flashed blue as the Shannon's waves. And his laughter came light as its silvery sprays. As he tried to cheer some dying boy. 73 He found in a shell-torn trench one time A German lad wounded and pale with frightg Patting his arm with a blithesome smile, Said, "Faith, ye're too foine a lad to spileg Sure, here now's ye're toime for Hightf' As a shadowy figure into safety ran, It implored a blessing on an Irish head. But Germans repay in the German's own way, And his comrades found him silent and pale where he lay, The coat o'er his honest heart sodden and red. He said as they came, "Ye're here and Oi'm gladg Will ye do a little thing for me? Ye see There's a spot in Ireland thatis dear to me heart, In me loife, in me dreams, it has taken a partg 'Tis the grave 0' the mither o' me." 'X 'Tis covered with the 'Little Three Leaves 0' Luckf And she said to me whin she left me, 'Jist ye whisper oft to the shamrock dear, and tell me how ye're keepin'. Be good and just and brave, me boy, and I'll be glad in me sleepin'g The shamrock will drop me your message' "So it matters not where in Irelandls vales, Or in the midst of the battle's ding I breathe a message in the air and tell her how I love her. It reaches her ear through a shamrock stem and she answers thro, another 'I'm proud of you now, son Tim., "So plant a little shamrock over me grave, 'Tis a bond 'tween us, mither and son. I'll put me lips to its little roots and this message to her I,ll be breathin'g The wind'll catch it as it reaches the top and waft it on to old Erin. 'Let's play, dear, me works all done., " VVhen his comrades sat at their watches at night Q And the wind thro' the trenches came stealing, Laughing and teasing and playfully sighing, They looked at each other as if replying, I, " 'Tis Timmie's message going to Erin." MOREE INGRAM, 1919. 74 Oh! Don't they look fine Standing in such a straight lineg Dressed in uniforms to drill, And how they make our hearts thrill: Theylre as cute as they can be, and guess I'll bet they'll fight for old E. H. S. Then more stars we will not lagg To add to our old service Hag: We're just as proud as we can be just to look at them and see How spiritually they go at it, Like playing ball, when they're ready to bat it: Who they are, you'd never guess, So I'll tell you, they're the Military Boys of E. H. S. GLADvs THOMAS AND GERTRUDE LYONS. 4.1.1- The History of the Allied Flags-the 4 American, English and French .ii- When the United States entered the great world war for democracy and freedom for all nations, from the menace of militarism, our country suddenly became aglow with the red, white and blue. Do we really know what the red, white and blue of our national Hag and of the national flags of our allies stand for? If we do not, We are not doing our national emblem justice in wearing it, for its beauty and the beauty of every flag lies in its meaning and significance. From time immemorial the nations of earth have borne ensigns and standards and these standards, by constant changing and revision, have gradually devel- oped into our present-day flags among which we find the Stars and Stripes, the British union jack and the French tri-color. Let us see if we can sketch a short history of each. The story of the Stars and Stripes is the story of the American nation itself, its development signifies the amazing expansion of our country and its resources: its evolution is symbolic of the growth of our free institutions. Up until 1777 the colonies in America had had many and varied ensigns, but no national flag had been designed. The date of the birth of our present flag was June 14, 1777, and the Continental Congress proclaimed its creation in a resolution which ran as follows: "Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be- thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Many theories have been advanced as to the origin of the flag, some holding to the one that the Stripes were borrowed from the ensign raised by john Paul Jones on the "Alfred" in 1775, and the Stars from the colonial banner of Rhode Island. Others say that the design came from the flag of the Netherlands, and to support their theory they give the statements of Benjamin Franklin and John Adams, who, after going to the Netherlands and borrowing money, told the peo- 75 .Vs-aa-,vw qw-:rw-' ple of that country that we had borrowed much from their country, including the design for our flag. The colors of our fiag, the red, white and blue, are colors which have always been of significance. The red stands for courage, zeal and fervencyg the white, for purity and cleanliness of life and conduct, blue is for truth, loyalty, devotion, friendship and justice. The star signifies dominion and sovereignty and was a part of the old Persian and Arabian flags. What more of this world's beauty and truth could be sheltered in the folds of any flag? The national fiag of England, or rather of the British Empire, has not had so extensive a history as the American, but it is equally as interesting. At present it is the combination of the crosses of St. George, St. Andrew and St. Patrick. At the time when England, Scotland and Ireland united, a Hag was designed with the cross of St. George above and that of St. Andrew below. This arrangement immediately became the cause for dispute to the Scots because the upper portion of the flag is considered more honorable than the lower, and to them it meant that England had been placed first. The matter was appealed to the king, but he had no power to settle the matter, as the art of heralding itself was unable to do so. Two devices of equal value could not be made on one flag so they thought. For a while it remained as it had been, but upon the death of Charles I the union of the two countries was dissolved and each resumed its old flag. When they were united again under Cromwell, the flag question again came up, and finally the plan was devised of combining the two crosses, making both equal. One could not be placed on top or above the other, as the lower one would have been obliterated, and neither could they be arranged similar to the former design, and the matter reached a crisis. It was thereupon decided to broaden the white on one side of the red and to place the crosses diagonally in the flag. In this manner the three crosses were combined successfully, although the continuity of St. Patrickls cross was broken slightly. Nevertheless, the plan was adopted. St. George. St. Patrick and St. Andrew were the patron saints of England, Ire- land and Scotland, and it was as a memorial to them that their crosses were placed on the national Hag of Great Britain. Last, but not least, of the three allied flags, is the French tri-colorua flag of simple design. On it are the three equal spaces of red, white and blue, the blue being placed first or next to the flag staff. Several theories have been handed down in history as to the derivation of its combination, but even the best is vague and doubtful. The most authentic theory is that upon the capture of the Bastille, the commander-in-chief, Lafayette, devised a new cockade of the white of the royal family, the red and the blue, the old customary colors of France. This cock- ade, as most historians believe. developed into the present French Hag. Another theory linked with the French flag is that its colors were derived from the former national flags of France-the blue of the Chape de Martin, the red of the ori- Hamme and the white of the Bourbons. The legend of the Chape de Martin is that it was the cloak of St. Martin, which he divided with a beggar at Amiens, and a vision followed of Christ, making known to the angels this benevolent deed. For a while the Monks at Marmoutier held it and later both Clovis and Char- lemagne bore it in battle. Gradually, however, the red or scarlet banner, known as the oriflamme, took its place as the national emblem. It, in turn, was suc- ceeded by the white flag of the French I-Iuguenots. These are the sources from which the colors are said to have originated. The last theory is that the national Hag was taken from the shield of the Orleans family, the fleur de lis having 76 ' fr . .,.,,', , been struck off by Philippe Egalite. During Napoleon's reign he powdered it richly with the golden bees of his family, but they did not remain there lopg. The simplicity of this tri-colored flag is the striking feature of its effectiveness, and the trials of France stand half disclosed in its folds. Since we are beginning to realize the many meanings and the great signifi- cance of our Hags, they are becoming objects of reverence and love to us just as formerly they were to our forefathers. Several points of Hag etiquette might be added here that all who now have or wear them patriotically should note. In raising or lowering a Hag it should never be allowed to touch the ground. When it passes on parade or is being raised or lowered, all spectators should stand at attention and with heads bared. Never should a Hag be used for drapery, al- though frequently it is thus disregarded. A common practice is to drape it over the speaker's table at a meeting and to place articles on top of it. Nothing should ever be placed on top of a Hag unless it is the Bible. When a Hag becomes old, worn and faded, it should be reverently burned, as washing it and using it for any other purpose shows disrespect. The conclusion, now, which is most appro- priate perhaps, is found in the beautiful words of Henry Ward Beecher: "A thoughtful mind, when it sees a nation's Hag, sees not the Hag, but the nation it- self. And whatever may be its symbols, its insignia, he reads chiefly in the flag the government, the principles, the truths, the history, that belong to the nation that sets it forth." A LILLIAN GARDNER, 1918. 77 Good Night Thrift Stamps-mark them wellg They,ll buy the guns, the shot, the shell: They'll back the boy-they'll win the figlitg They'll make the Kaiser say "Good Night!" - 4'0ver There" To all the bunch of good fellows That sailed for somewhere "over there," Good-bye, good luck and God bless you, Is the wish and the earnest prayer Of your fathers and brothers, your sisters and mothers. Your wives and your Sweethearts, too. May good luck attend you and all the saints befriend you 'Neath the folds of the Red, Wlhite and Blue. - "That Camel' Nope! We didn't win the fight, ' llut it wasn't 'cause our boys weren't right. They worked hard, played clean ball, But Central had such men as Fleming Hall. Of course, we had a Cannon to mow their boys down, , But Central had a Bullet that made us fall to the ground Gut boys were mad, Our luck was badg Central boys were glad And their luck they had. Which made a score That left us sore. lt was close to eighty-four. ERSKTNE TIDMORE. 78 A w ,ali-l:, D0 0 l1 V: -GJJG r g -E?-Q x l A Q-J BEF SQQJ-O 3 5321 ii 1 Q 5 W Ls M55 k 822 5 e ua ' S 1 GH TS V D 9 3-1 6 5 321 l g ..?TU E N w w. fi 1 .Ur x f '-i k ff 3 is 5 1 Nl, U X7 ! - i X 'W ' QQEQE 'K 3, 'X W X' f N E W + f WEQQ fu WW 1 mzs2Q"3QgfQg pgai N VH 4 TT-'f??'E03 4 ' IN g 3 oh' -qi md A govnfmvu 151 HW., QUEQW . wi? KSPQQTWF . '-I 80 v.-wv,,e,,e. N vw ' "rj, ' " "" " ' Delphian Debating Society President ........ Vice-President - -- Secretary ...... Treasurer ............. Marshal ................ Gleam Representative .... Edmund Hilleke John Akin jewel Barnes Gernard Bark Barney Bonheld Clarence Benton Allen Cannon Nat Clark Thomas Davis Herman Dean Robert Drockert August Fayette Frank Troncale John Hassler Pete Hassler Edmund Hilleke W'ill Hickman VVilliam Hughey Thomas Huffstutler Eldridge Hufmun ' Raymond Hurlbert VVilburn johnson joe Logan Officers -------- ------Will McClellan --- .... Edmund Hilleke Benjamin Stokes ----Lewis Simms ----John Hassler --- ---. ..-- J ohn Akin Program Committee: Barney Ronfield Will McClellan Advisor-Miss Chase illwlzbers 81 Frank jones John Moxley Earl Mcllee VVill McClellan Dean Peck Homer Perkins Thomas Price .lohn Roberts Nicholas Seokel Paul Scokel Lewis Simms Robert Smith VV ill Stamps james Stewart Benjamin Stokes Erskine Tidmore Thomas Walker Paul Walker Welbon Williams Edward Wingate Emanuel Zivitz 1 I 82 Members Ellen Dupuy .... Olive Elliot- - - rm'-'H Jr. ' ' ' 1 ' 'K -., Thalian Literary Society Sponsors Miss Jones Miss Nelson Miss Stacey Ojffirvrs -- --.....-.... ...... l nresident -------- --- Vice-President ------ Secretary Alma Oakley ..-.. -- Ruth Baker ...... Caroline Henshaw Grace Hassler .... Eva Pitts ......... Ailleen Gullihorn- Fannie Newman-- Olive Elliott ----- . - Mary Furman ----- Ansley, Alice Arnold, Pearl Avery, Mildred Bates, Thelma Bondurant, Marie Busby, Jessie Bradley, Ruby Bartlett, Ruth Buck, Katherine Burns. Effie Brown, Thersy Brown, Annie Lou Baird, Ruby Baleu, Lillian Butler, Opal Craig, Katherine Crim, Pauline DeShazo, Alma Derryberry, Mary Deaton, Faye Day, Mabel DeShazo, Ruth DeArman, Louise Elliott, Emerta Elliott, Willie Mae Ellis, Eliza Estes, Emmie Furman. Mary Faust, Bessie Granger, Clara Granger, Maude Glenn, Claudia Gibbs, Janette Gallagher, Margar et ------- Treasurer ------------- Critic ----- Press Reporter ------------ Chaplain - - - - -----.-------- Marshal --- ----.. Gleam Representative Chairman of Red Cross Secretary and Treasurer of Red Cross Holmes, Gertrude Hurlbert, Helen Harris, Willie Mae Harrison, Mildred Hawkins, Eula Hale, Carolyn Ottis Harding, VVillie B. Jones, Mary Jones, Martha Jones, Pauline Johnson, Hilda Jordan, Lucile Johnson, Christine Kelman, Marguerite La Page, Anna Loggan, Daleane Leck, Myrtle Lee, Mamie Macon, Margaret Manning, Maud McBee, Hester McDuffey, Frances Monfee, Annie McCullough, Bernie Marston, Beulah McCloud, Ruby McDill, Minnie McBride, Margaret Mann, Marguerite Matthieu, Margaret Myers, Alice Myers, Irene Newman, Fannie Newman, Marie Oden, Estelle C Page, Rose Peck, Ruth Pow, Mary Phillips, Josephine Parker, Anna Lee Puckett, Dolly Reynolds, Lucile Robbins, Lily Roberts, Mabel Sanders, Pauline Sheldon, Lady Ruth Spurgeon, Katie Storey, Vera Summers, Virginia Swann, Merle Sandlin, Jewell Sparks, Helen Sanders, Eloise Syx, Edith Scarborough, Margaret Trucks, Monteray Tutt, Marie Thomas, Frances Thornton, Miriam Turner, Lucile Turner Florence Thaxton, Lovey Tyson, Eula Lee Vandenburg, Annie VValker. Estelle Webb, Bernice Webb, Rosa Lee Whellock, Katherine Young, Mary - a L l 84 Argonian Literary Society t Officers President ...... ........... ..... E l izabeth Maddox Vice-President .... ....... ........ G l adys Poole Secretary ....... ...... M ildred Levy Treasurer .... ....... G ladys Falkner Chaplain ......... ............. E thel Woods Marshal ........... .... K ate Nelson Turnipseed Press Reporter ..... ....... ............ L u Cile Long Critic ............ ....... ..... ........ C l a rice Harrell Red Cross: Chairman ............... ............... ...... A 1 ina Barber Secretar and Treasurer ............................ ....... N orma Hickman Y Gleam Representative-Anna Barber Advisors-Mr. Simpson, Miss Thornbury Allred, Gladys Arnold, Ruby Bailey, Edna Barber, Anna Bell, Valley Bibb, Fannie Blankenship, Vera Burford, Eunice Busby, Sadie Carey, Eloise Canterbury, Jessie Carter, Winnie B. Cawthorne, Irma Lee Chambers, Jewel Coker, Lila Coliogg, Hope Davidson, Elizabeth Derrick, Tessie Duron, Nellie Erickson, Lillian Falkner, Gladys Gay, Mary Bun Giattina, Josephine Gibbs, Nellie Gillet, Bessie Gilmore, Janette Goudelock, Annie Harding, Mary L. Harrell, Clarice Members Harrell, Lillian Hickman, Norma Hoehn, Edna Mae Johnston, Maggie Johnston, Odile Kaufman, Rose Landers, Elsie Levy, Freda Levy, Mildred Little, Janette Logan, Daline Long, Lucile Lyle, Gladys Mader, Doris Maddox, Elizabeth Martin, Grace Meehl, Mary Miller, Marion Mink, Carrie Minor, Geanie Moebes, Irene Monfee, Annie Montgomery, Janie Moog, Aline McCarty, Maxine McElhenney, Nell O'Brien, Cecilia Padgett, Vera Palmer, Ruth 85 Peacock, Lucille Peebles, May Priest, Ethel :Riordan, Elizabeth Roberts, Lydia Scholl, Emma Louise Seal, Lillian Seal, Sarah Shelton, Erline Simmons, Mary Sloan, Eunice Sloan, Lou Thaxton, Louise Thomas, Gladys Tinman, Alvida Tuggle, Evelyn Turner, Lucille Turnipseed, Kate Nelson Vedder, Mary Wade, Ollie Walker, Antoinette Warren, Ruby Whatley, Orilla Wharton, Helen VVilliams, Louise Winfield, Mattie Wood, Ethel Wood, Gladys Young, Gertrude f- , 86 Shakesperean Literary Society Officers President ......... ........... ..... Vice-President ..... ........ ..... Secretary ........ Treasurer ..... Marshal ..... ----Ralph Levy Claud Smithson --Davis Turner Andrew Malone -- Ralph Scholl Gleam Representative-Francis Cook Advisors-Mr. Keller, Miss Ligon, Mr. Lester Dutch Albano Oscar Applebaum Lewis Botta Ralph Cox Francis Cook Ronald Edwards Glen Gibbs Norman Jordan Walter johnson Fred Kelly ' George Kemp Ralph Levy Frank Lawson Arvel Logan George McWaters VVillie Mandy Mem b ers 87 Andrew Malone Frank Munn Walker Mendenhall Clarence Merkell Max Rosenfeld Ralph Scholl Sydney Southerland Earl Smith Claude Smithson Davis Turner Louis Turner Tom Temple Fred Weaver Claude Walker Frank Young 1 l 88 Company 'CCH Officers Lieutenant Frank Troncale--- ............. ..... l 11 Command of Company Second Lieutenant Nat Clark--..- ............. ....... L eader of Platoon I First Sergeant John Beecher .................... .... L eader of Platoon II Elmar Abele Fred Almgren Wm. Anderson John Brewer Clarence Benton Thos. Byrum Herbert Cannon Lowell Cooper Glen Durbin Willis Merchant Thomas Davis George Kemp Elbert Whitson Emanuel Zivitz John Roberts Thomas Price Thomas Walker Lawton Wiggins Ronald Edwards Walter English Frank Trechsel Sam Maenza William Rogers Paul Fontille Thomas Hamille Sergeant Ellis VValker Sergeant jewel Barnes Corporal Herman Smith Corporal Sidney Sutherland Corporal Will McClellan Corporal Marvin Sandefur Corporal Walker Mendenhall Corporal Benjamin Stokes Corporal Welborn VVilliams Corporal Henry Wilkinson Cadets 89 Bertram Keller Floyd Bryant Harry Rutledge John Davis Ralph Levy Edmund Hillecke Jack Shannon Wilburn Johnston Tom Temple Pete McCrorie John Horne Raymond Hurlbert I. W. Thomason Robert Byrum Frank Holt Marvin Sams DT. T. Swan Joe Logan VVilliam Burney Bennet English Kearney Baxley Will Hickman Edward Wingate Vernon Long Horace Richards Vocational Training Otto Arnold Carl Franklin Charles llasslcr Wiillie Lenclerman Vernon Lutz llenry McClellan Claucl Smithson Albert Stacey Louis Turner Fred Vlleaver 90 LYR I E A QX 2' 5.-XT 19 N SO Ss-ff E N95 Qj e LLIB ggzgftr Xb 92 President ....... Lyric Club Officers Vice-President ...... -- - - - - Secretary ....................... Treasurer- chairman 1Qi'ei12EQEQ1fiQ,-cbiiifiiiifell Librarian ....................... Alice Ansley Ruth Baker Peter Botta Louis Botta Anna Lou Brown Grace Cagle Winnie B. Cafter Sujette Cochran Lila Coker Francis Cook Lula Davis ' Bessie Gillett Evelyn Erikson Pauline Crim Gladys Kifer Willie Mae Elliot. Ruth Savage Jessie Busby Ruby Bradley Herman Smith Robina Guthrie .Tohn Hassler Norma Hickman Bertram Keller Fannie Newman Edna Mae Hoehn Olive Elliot Mary jones Me11zbers Martha jones Velma Proctor Bethel Smith Josephine Guillon Rose Kaufman Mildred Levy Freda Levy Gladys Lyle Alice Meyer Maxine McCarty Margaret Norris Rose Page Ruth Palmer Ruth Pitts Eva Pitts Gladys Poole Effie May Powell Ethel Priest Nat Clark Myrtle Savage Jessie Cantebury Edna Davis Ellen Dupuy Irma Lee Cawthor Lillian Evans Nora Fayet Mary Vedder Ethel Woods George McVVaters 93 Ile yi ------------ Ralph Scholl Kate Nelson Turnipseed ---------- Bertram Keller -----------Ethel Woods -------Lucile Long -----Francis Cook Gertrude Holmes Lucile Long Lillian Seal Lila Bell Gray Margaret Mentzell Mamie Lee Lillian Erickson Mabel Robertson Annabel Carew Rosine Leveque Carol Guardner Willie Stamps Ellis Walker Ralph Levy Benjamin Stokes John Horne Willis Booth Julian Keller Raymond Garrett Welborne Williams Marvin Sams Pauline Sanders Eunice Sloan Katie Spurgeon Lou Sloan Evelyn Tuggle Kate Nelson Turnipseed Eloise Cary E I 1 2 S l Q x 3 94 Band S010 Cornet Harry Mills Comets junius H-arrel John Keenan Kearney Baxley Homer Perkins Pickens Seroyer Sam Brodie Billie Caine Reed Preston Henry Kelso John Brewer Archie Phillips Baritone Fred Smith Frgd Almgren Base Paul Crum Tram bones Willie Mandy Ernest Adams Clariuets Lucile Smith Ernest Kilgore Gunnard Bark Frank Powell Aloheus Peke Albert Stacy Dmms George Mandy Carrol Gardner Jewel Barnes 95 ---- -Mr. Sewell -Lucile Smith ----- Fred Smith Willie Mandy x s x 1 96 President ..... - Librarian ..... - Orchestra F irst Violins Bertram Keller Emanuel Zivitz Ruby Arnold Bertha Copeland Willie Mandy Ruth Pitts Second Violins Gertrude Dixon Emma Ligon Lila Coker Herman Smith Bill Bacon Lena Kaufman C ellos Julian Keller Cornet.: Junius Harrel Harry Mills C larinets Lucile Smith Ernest Motte Ernest Kilgore Flute Tom Temple Tro nz b ones Mr. W. A. Sewell Ernest Adams Baritone Fred Smith Drums Carrol Gardner George Mandy 97 Bertram Kelley Herman Smith L Y, . 98 Presldent ....... .. .... - Glee Club Secretary-Treasurer ..... .... ....... First Bass Ralph Scholl Nat Clark George McWaters Carrol Gardner Louis Botta Bertram Keller Raymond Garrett Second Bass Francis Cook Marvin Sams Walter Johnston Willis Booth Julian Keller First Tenors Peter Botta - W elborn Williams Ralph Levy Willie Stamps Ellis Walker Second Tenors ,Tohn Hassler Herman Smith Benjamin Stokes John Horne 99 George McWaters -------Ra1ph Scholl FIRE DEPARTMENT 1 'Q l - 1 7' 1 I -X yy I o 4 9 tal' 'Q 1-1 102 Athletic Association Officers President ...... ........... ..... G e orge Peck Vice-President .... ....... A nna Barber Secretary ...... .... C laud Smithson Treasurer ........ Ellen Dupuy Manager ................ ............................. J ohn Hassler Assistant Manager ......... ................................. R alph Levy Membership Committee ..... .... Oscar Applebaum Anna Barber L0uis Botta Catherine Buck Mr. Busbee Ruth Baker Julia Brooks Allen Cannon Francis Cook Miss Chase Vinton Coker Ellen Dupuy Faye Deaton Thomas Davis Gertrude Dixon john Davis Ronald Edwards Bessie Gillet Maud Granger John Hassler Mrs. Hood Norma Hickman Miss Hillhouse Edmond Hilleke r Members Raymond Hurlbert Marion Jones Walter Johnston Eu1a,Mae Joiner Mr. Keller Mr. Lester Ralph Levy Lucile Long Miss McNeil Miss Pearl Moore John Akin Margaret Mangell Lilly Morrel Miss Florence Moore Elizabeth Maddox Walker Mendenhall Henry Millar Willie Mandy Miss Neal George Peck Dean Peck Ruth Peck Eva Pitts Max Rosenfield 103 Miss C. Neal, Norma Hickman, Freda Levy Edmond Rose Miss Ross Nicholas Scokel Paul Scokel Thomas Smith Ralph Scholl Willie Stamps Edna Smalls Lou Sloan Merle Swann Mr. Smith Mr. Schmitz Miss Stacey Will Snapp Eloise Sanders Claud Smithson Davis Turner Lovie Thaxton Charlie Vaughn Annie Vanderburg Lawton Wiggins Claud Walker Fred Weaver Gladys Wood 104 1 .1 1 X "Letter Men" C.S'quadj Right End ..... ' ..........-................ Francis Cook Right Tackle--- x -.--...-.--- -.-------- W alter Johnson Right Guard ----- Center --.----.. Left Guard --... Left Tackle ---. Left End -....- Left Halfback -... Fullback ---.---.- Right Halfback .... Quarterback -.--- - Tackle and End --.-.---.....-........ Guard and Tackle -.-- Center and Guard ..-- Hal f back ---------- Fullback .---. -- Acipco Y. M. C. A.- Fayette High School ---.-.. Tuscaloosa 'High--- Jelferson High -...- Tuscaloosa High --- Central High School ...--.. Columbiana ..--.- - Disque High School- Acipco Y. M. C. A.-- Jefferson High .-.- Jennings Drummond -------Claud Smithson -----Edmond English --------Fred Kyle -----Allen Cannon --------Erskine Tidmore ----..--------Claud Walker ---- -- -----Warren Mays CCaptainj --------------John Hassler fManagerj -----Louis Botta ----Ralph Scholl -----john Wilcox ----Max Rosenfeld ----------- ---- Zealous Cushen ----E. H. S.-- 0 ----E. H. S.-- 1 ----E. H. S.--13 ----E. H. S.--19 ----E. H. S.--13 ----E. H. S.-- O ----E. H. S.--13 ----E. H. S.--39 ----E. H. S.--24 ----E. H. S.--25 L , 106 Pitchers ..... Catchers ....... First Base ..... Second Base--- Shortstop ..-- Third Base ...-- Right Field ---- Baseball J --------C. Vaughn, A. Cannon, W. Mendenhall F. Cook, J. Hassler ---------------------------R. Scholl ----H. Miller QCaptainj Max Rosenfeld ------------E. Rose - ..-. ---L. Botta Centeriield .---- ---- ----- G . McWaters Left Field ..--- -...---.-.-....--. P . Scokel Utility ------- ------- ----- F . Weaver, W. Stamps Games Bessemer High ---. ----- 1 1 .--- --.-- E H. S.--10 jefferson High ---- --- 3 ---- --.- E . H S.-- 3 Jefferson High ---- --- 6 -.-- .--- E . H S.-- 5 T. C. I. --------- --- 4: .--- ..-.. E H S.--13 West End -.------- --- 2 .-.- -..-- E . H. S.-- 5 T. C. I. -------..----- --- 8 .--. -.--. E . H S.-- 9 Birmingham College -.------ N9 ---- ----- E . H S.-- 8 Birmingham College -------- 3 .-.- .---- E . H. S.-- 3 Bessemer High .--- --- 5 .--- ----- E . H. S.-- 4 Bessemer High ---- --- 0 ---- ----- E . H. S.-- 3 Jefferson High ---. --- 2---- .-.-- E H S.-- 0 jefferson High ---- --- 5 ---- ----- E . H S.-- 6 107 1,.. Z 1 I Basketball Center ............ .... I Ralph Scholl, George McVVaters Forward fRightj .... ................... F rancis Cook Forward CLeftj .... ........ D ean Peck, Paul Scokel Guard CRightj--- .... John Hassler, Willie Mandy Guard qLeftj .... ...... . Allen Cannon fffaptainj '108 Center-- Forward .... Forward .... Guard .... Guard .... Center- - Guard- - Forward Guard- - Forward ---- Basketball QGirlsl Varsity' -----------Lueile Long tCaptainl ------------Mary Kate lY72ll'li ---llessie Gillet, Gladys NVoods ---Ruby XYarren, ,lulia llrooks --- ------------- Catherine Buck Serubs -------- --- Norma llickman ------ Ruth Baker -----------------Adeen Moog - ---- -------------- C lara Granger ----Anna l.a Page, Gertrude Lyons 109 1 , I l The three students at Ensley High School who earn the right to Wear an Qld English "E" are john llassler, 'ISM Francis Cook, '20, and Allen Cannon, '18, This letter represents a composite award of Varsity letters and is given only to that student who obtains a letter in the four athletic activities of the High School, namely, Football, Baseball, liasketball and Track. Something of their work is shown below: F00'l'1UlfL nixsEizALL 1sAsKE'rIs.xLL TRACK QU21ftf"'ll3fk Uutfield Left guard Pole vault, JOHN HASSLER' 92'Yd- 'lun Good hitter Fast Fair O3-Ed' Um Fast on bases Dashes good Right end Catcher Right Forward Standing jumps, FRANCIS COOK Great on defense Steady Fair Shot Fair ALLEN CANNON and passes Left End All-prep end Good on oiTeuse Fierce tackler base stealer Pitcher One 3-hit game Steady Leading hitter and Good dodger Left Guard Fast Fair player and aggressive Jumps and dashes, Very good A925 K Q5 XX A 4- l-NNW' , G Us K.1q,,yn CMI War Saving Report Thrift Stamps Baby Bonds ---- 3 22.00 3 50.00 --- 18.00 25.00 - 52.75 50.00 - 39.00 90.00 - 19.00 65.00 - 19.25 35.00 - 27.50 25.00 - 14.75 180.00 - 17.50 25.00 - 12.50 45.00 - 11.50 10.00 - 17.25 10.00 - 12.50 140.00 - 20.00 25.00 35309.50 5775.00 - -, I Love You Au evening spent in the twilight When the fire is flickering low, Is the grandest place in all the world To let your heart overflow, With the sweetest kind of secrets, Of love, of srniles, of tears, You feel as if the whole wide world Had lost 'niost all its fears, And when the stars are shining down, Through skies of darkest blue, The shadows, fire, and loving thoughts Are telling how "I LOVE YOU." " "Ei," 5 ' " Liberty Bonds :gs 500.00 800.00 250.00 1,450.00 1,300.00 1,350.00 2,300.00 1,000.00 750.00 1,150.00 1,150.00 750.00 500.00 550.00 313,800.00 --LUCILE TURNER, '19. 112 T 1 s Latest Editions at Ensley High School How to Talk Without Saying Anything ...................... Norma Hickman Those who intend to take History next year will find this text help- ful. The author has spent forty minutes each day for the last three years adding to the volume. Price 50 cents. t How It Feels to Pass ......................................... Sadie Busby The author has just discovered the secret, but will part with it and five illustrations for 5 cents a copy. Which Corridor I Like Best ................................... Alice Ansley, Price free to those who intend to loaf next semester. Hall Echoes VVhat period is this? Where is Mr. Smith? Can you read your Latin? Have you your Geometry? Who's in the rest room? Lend me a dime. Whois going to speak in Assembly today? How many tests do you have today? Has the bell rung? I do wish they would quit playing that piano! Is this period nearly up? Did she get sent home? ELLEN MCMILLAN, '21, 113 lm. , .4 v w5,r.., I 4-1 ..Y , ix' 1 NAME , eAvo1u'1-E SAYI Annu-1oN ' Looxs Honey Alice Ansley. . Ohl People! To get Herman Worse Losfingu V' Francis Cook .... Have you a date? To be popular Nothing extra ' Rushing the girls' Earlene shelgon, Itgregs 3? M To dress up , She'll pass Virgil A i .Mr.- Lester ...... For Pete's sake Tzarlzti E' ,H'i S' Cute, The girls Ju. MCPhCfSQH..J B0"weevil To be with MHYY Pfefflf 592051118 Dm-is M5591-,,',, The dinkeng To he a ballet dancer PHSSY Joy-riding Lucile Tu,-ne,--1. This is Q90 much To be in love Coquettish Has none ',Nsns. Hickman. 0, goodness! T0 set 5 date Bofed 10511 Eunice Sloan .... Heavens! ' T0 891 her "CHP-" Gfacefuu? Rum!! nun. pm, ,,,,,, 1 ean't be bothered T0 Bef married Q- T- , Dates wiibur johnson' "Tacky" To be cute Unnecessary Kate Nelsgn E.,-y Def,-ybe,,.y Magnus,-' To look pretty Just so! gmt, F3-eds Crum ,,,, Pm th,-med to death To be a musician Worried Mail from France Willis Booth .... Sa-y T61 be 2 preacher Evefybodyfknows Knitting . I' Lou Long ....... ? ? ? P T0 graduate LOU! Don't know Ralph Scholl ..... Seen my girl? Hasrff any Awful Grinning Pete Betta .,,,,, Good Golly! To Pass in Math. Wonderful Walking Eva Pitts ....... Good evening! To be a "F" singer Pinkisll Magh, U Hr. Simpson .... Have you anything to do? ' To sell 5oo Gleams To he a preacl1er's Like an olive Class of girls - Ellen Dupuy.... Dear me! wife Little but sweet Thalimgg, , 1 4 U d 'd d . ' I l D 'rllonxld Edwardsl Wgzain t that Ja n ec! e ' Alright Mustn't tell Y 1 A 114 X ' ' - . ' milr -'A . 1 :v3.uv:wu.:.s -Q -:Q U! X i S T .. ,,.mf. 12' L: 24155553 'MA-nA,:..a mssnmim mira: ,mix 3 Muke L'Muke John Qto his motherj-"What would happen if there were no failures P" Bill, his small brother-'fThey,d be all pastures." Miss Ligon Qin Math. 3 classj-"Will White, did you have a brother come here ?" Q William-"No mam, why ?" Miss Ligon-"I used to teach a white boyf' Mary had a little book, Without which she never ate 5 No, it wasn't on indigestion, Mary was going to graduate. Alvida Tinman-"Miss Ligon, must we take the appendix ?" fmeaning in Math.j Miss Ligon-"No, we're going to cut that out." "Flossie" Turner, after a hot argument with Amelia -Iackson-"Well, Jack, you may think you are the only pebble on the beach, but there's a Little Rock- in Arkansas." While practicing Mendelssohn's "Spring Song" in 6th period class, Miss McNeill said: "Sopranos, sing 'from heaven above'-then tenors come in, basses stay out." A--"Why is Freda Crum the most important girl in school ?" B-"I don't know. Why P" A-"Because of the high price of bread." Louis Botta was singing the phrase, NAlsace is sighing," when Miss McNeill stopped him. "Louis," she said, "take a breath after sighing." Miss Renken-"What? Forgotten your pencil again? What would you think of a soldier without his gun ?" john Moxley-"I'd think he was an officerf' In sixth period boys' music class. Miss Going-"I'll sing 'on the banks,' and you all come in." 116 In Assembly First Soph.-"I don't see why they got Ralph Scholl to read the Bible." Second Soph.-"Why, you see he is a 'Deaconf U Margaret Wood-flames, what kind of girls do you like the best in Ensley High School ?" James Shelton-"O, I like the 'fat girls, of course." Margaret W.-"Why, James, I'm not fat!" The fire drill, the freshman Is trying to learng But they should worry, They are too green to burn. What WouE.H appen If- Mr. Lester did not boost athletics? Lucille Long graduated? Miss Ligon approved of paint and powder? The girls didn't loaf? Miss Chase didn't give demerits? Ensley were to beat Central? We were to get a holiday? Miss Burns didn't keep you in? Mr. Simpson stopped trying to win the banner? There were no failures ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?? After the sham battle Corporal McClellan came in with eight prisoners. Maj. Akers-"Corporal McClellan, how did you capture eight men?" Corporal McC.-"I surrounded them, sir." If a fellow graduated from High School in eight years, would he be a post- graduate ? Miss Neal Qin Latin classj-"Ralph, decline ero." Ralph-'iWhere is it, I don't see a row." ,il- Argonian Program 1-The importance of raising Vegetabless ........ ..... K ate Nelson Turrlipseed If a chicken scratches, does Ruth Peck? No, but Ethel Wood. 117 UE VIUNTIN Vltl E ARE USEII FDR THE BETTER ERAIIE AUVERTISING WHY? BEEIIIISE TIIEY EUMMANII ATTENTIUN ARE ATTRACTIVEL ABSULUTE 5AlE5 MAGNETS DESIGN ERS ILLUSTRATORS ENGRAUERS mutans nr nsnrsn nnnmnn names in nn: an Mum: :mans GEN ADVERTISING CATALUGS BUIIIKLETS X FEILDERS High Quality Clothes For Young Fellows- at a Moderate Price You might just as well graduate in the best looking suit that your money will buy. We're ready to supply the suit and at a price that is as low as it safe to pay'-to be sure of the quality of materials and workmanship. Single and Double Breasted Styles tn a Remarkable Range of Patterns at Everything Men and Boys Wear PORTER CLOTHING COM PANY 1922 First Avenue In the Heart of Birmingham 118 M. ZIVITS DRY GOODS CO. WHEN IN NEED OF CLOTHING, SHOES AND HATS OR LADIES' AND CHILDRENS' READY-TO- WEAR ALBERT AND NICKS PLACE AFTER SCHOOL COME DOWN AND GET CONEY ISLANDS AND D R I N K S CIGARS CANDY CIGARETTES DON'T FORGET THE PLACE Avenue E 313 19th St. ENSLEY, ALA. Phone 399 FURNITURE COMPANY Cafe BE FURNITURE FOR A A P LADIES AND E GENTLEMEN CORNER AVENUE E AND 20th ST. 414 NINETEENTH ST. ENSLEY PHONE 627 ENSLEY, ALA. ROUSS 81 MAENZA GROCERY CO.. Inc. WHOLESALE GROCERS AND FEED STUFF 517 17th Street ENSLEY, ALA , A. E. VI E L L S PROPRIETOR Phone Ensley 502 Furmture Co. Xxfells TWO BIG STORES Fl1I'H1tl1l'C Co SUCCESSORS TO WELLS 8: BRASWELL BESSEMER 400402-404-406-408-410 EIGHTEENTH STREET AND ENSLEY FURNITURE PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES TERMS TO SUIT EVERYBODY E A 5 Y T E R M S commm uomf ourfnmzs 120 Successe- E Looking successful is E the first step toward E being successful. Saving E money is the next step. fa' Our stairway includes 5 both steps. Walk up or S "Take the Ez." KLOTHES SHOPPE UPSTAIRS LIGE GOLSON, Mgr. BIRMINGHAM ,T Do you PAY SCHOOL TAXES? ql' Do you SEND CHIL- DREN TO SCHOOL? qi Do You TEACH A SCHOOL? IF SO YOU NEED THE Educational Exchange AIabama's Greatest Educational Facto Title Building Birmingham, Alabama CRA E' BEAUTIFUL Box ll-xPER The correct thing in style, yet not expensive. New borders and tints Take a Waterman Fountain Pen with you on your vacation CITY PAPER CO. WHOLESALE PAPER DEALERS' AND PRINTERS SUPPLIES School Supplies, Theme Paper Practice Paper, etc. D C W b C r r y 8 2319 First Avenue Montgomery BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA 2014 Second Avenue WHITE PALACE BARBER SHOP Where All the School Boys Get their Work Done 418 NINETEENTH ST. FOR HIGH-GRADE GROCERIES and FRESH MEATS PHONE 682 ENSLEY J. M. SPARKS CHAS. J. SIGLER EXPERT BICYCLE REPAIRING Bicycles, Supplies and Car- riage Tires 718 Nineteenth Street Ensley, Ala. Roht. K. Martin DRUGGIST 408 19th Street Send Us Your Prescriptions We Make Your Watch Run 0n Time 5.411 Will ' -s ' F? 1744 RELIABLE JEWELERSF' OPTICIANS ENSLEY. ALA, Home oi Satisfied Eye-Glass Wearers L. A. RANSON, Sr. L. A, RANSON, Jr, RANSON 8c SON STAPLE AND FANCY GRO- CERIES, FRESH MEATS I PRODUCE Prompt Delivery Cor. 17th St. and Ave. F Phone Ensley 361 GLENN HARD- WARE CO. HARDWARE GLASSWARE CROCKERY AND TIN WARE Buy your Hardware from a Hardware Store We Sharpen All Kinds of Razor Blades Phone Ensley 202 1818 Avenue E ENSLEY, ALABAMA Pay Cash 6 Pay Less N.8cA.CASH and CARRY STORE 2015 Ave. E, Ensley P. H. TYLER 4' EWELER 81 GRADUATE dj OPTICIAN, PICARDS' HAND PAINTED CHINA hw'-san 1 ., E, Ens BRYANT BROS. Be Wise-Aetna-ize Bicycle Repairing a Specialty DUPUY-BURKE REA LTY CO. 2009 AVENUE E, ENSLEY ENSLEY PHONE 302 Phone, Ensley 351 BANK OF ENSLEY RAMSAY Sz MCCORMACK INCORPORATED CAPITAL, Sl00.000.00 SURPLUS, S100,000.00 ERSKINE RAMSAY, Pres. G. B. MCCORMACK, Vice-Pres. ROBERT E. CHADWICK, Vice-Pres. SAMUEL C. KING, Cashier Hood-McPherson Furniture Company Eighteenth Street and Avenue E, Ensley FULL LINE OF FIRST- CLASS FURNITURE THE HOUSE OF QUALITY Deveraux Coal Co. Phone 21 for Coal. Prompt Delivery EUBANK 8: BELL REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE, LOANS Phone, Ensley 456 409 19th St. The Pledger Co. Dry Goods, Notions, Furnishings 412 Nineteenth Street Ensley, Ala. EnsIeyHatUeaning Co. HATS CLEANED AND Bl0CKED Shoes Shined for Ladies and Gentlemen 504 19th Street Ensley, Ala. 124 E Nix I 2- swrafirl IIIIIIIlllIIIIIIlllIllllllllllIIIIIIIIIIIllllIIlllllllllllllllllllllll G 1, 'r NY Printer can print-but it takes Brains and Skill to make a "Better Article" We possess both brains and skill in the production of Artistic Printing Phone Main 5380 Commercial Printing Co. Manufactudng Stationers 2122-24-26 Morris Avenue Birmingham, Ala. lllllllllllllllllIllIIIllIllllIllllIllllIllllIIIIIlllllIIIIIIllIllllIlllllllllllllllllllIIIIIII-IIIIIIlllllllllIIIIIllllllllllllllllllIIIIIllllllllllllllllllllll ' .mf 3 J-5. fi' 125 v'f1. XA IllIlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllIllllllllllilllllllllllllllllllllllll WYNNQ KNOX Candy Company 2304 First Avenue Birmingham, Alabama WHOLESALE WHITE PALACE BARBER SHOP Where All the School Boys Get Their Work Done 418 NINETEENTH ST. When you are i dise don't fail W full e carry a line of Dry Goods and Shoes, Ladies' Ready-to-Wear GOLDSTEIN and C O H E N 404 19th Street Ensley, Ala. Fields 8: Goodwin DRU4 We sell Crisco Photo Supplies Cor Avenue E and 19th Street We Shoe men, Women and children for less and complete line of Men's Furnishings R. S. SLOAN W. J. S. DRUMMOND TRADE AT Y BERNE 'S PHARM And be better Complete Line of Cigars and Nineteenth Street and Avenue E T. G. Mackey 85 Son Ladies' and Men's Furnishings 1816 Avenue E, Ensley Phone 946 GI EU ,,..k, .. ..., .... . .l,..v.,,,1,,..l. ., .. WE DO FIRST CLASS DEVELOPING -Z-ANDfT- PI-IOTOGRAPI-IING The Photographs in this book were made by us. Russell Bros. 1913 Avenue E, Ensley, Ala. 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