Findlay High School - Trojan Yearbook (Findlay, OH)
- Class of 1920
Page 1 of 132
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Text from Pages 1 - 132 of the 1920 volume:
Findlay's Most Comfortable
Pecfect Pictures at All
Continuous Every Day
2 P. M. to 9:45 P. M.
W. K. RICHARDS, Mgr.
THE ADVANTAGE OF BUY-
ING AT THIS STORE?
Our stocks are larger, the store
service is better and we oEer you
only such styles and pattems as
shown in the larger city stores.
We give the young man just
-.-il-at he wants, plenty of snap and
character in clothes, made by
Hart Schafner 8: Marx
Prep Togery to Match
WE GIVE ECONOMY STAMPS
'Twas a nice October morning
W Last September in -lulyg
The moon lay thick upon the
The mud shown in the sky:
The flowers were singing sweetly.
The birds were in full bloom,
lYhile I went down the cellar
To sweep an upstairs room.
The time was Tuesday morning
On XVednesday, just at nightg
I saw a thousand miles away,
A house just out of sight.
The walls projected backwards.
The front was round the back,
It stood between two more
And it was white-washed black.
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lllargaret P.-"I heard you were
treated like dogs overseas."
Gibson-"Yes, sometimes they
put us in pup tents."
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Domestic Science Teacher findi-
cating a torn piece in pupil's blousel
-"A stitch in time saves nine."
Peg-"It's never too late to
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Hard on the Eyes
Gibby's red tie.
Dwight Myers' green sweater.
Edna Moore's make-up in "Mi-
"Mac's" rosy cheeks.
Pearl VVilliamson's love scene in
"It Pays to Advertise."
The "Board" an hour after the
seats have gone on sale.
Uackey selling Boston Garters.
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A Serious Case
"Pat was taken awful bad last
night: they had to send for the vet-
"'XVhy the veterinary?"
"Bc-gobsl he had the nightmare."
'X' 'I' 'i'
"His money is tainted."
"Yes: 'taint yours, and 'taint
The Old Reilabie
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The Firm 'Nhich Has But One Standard Price-
One Set of Business Ethics
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B. S. PORTER 8: SON
330 South Main Street
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Barr 8: Company
D. A, NEALEIGH, Mgr.
With Variety Departments
409 S. Main Street
XYhen price inilation is the
paramount topic of conversation,
it is possible to wear a suit tail-
ored-to-order by skilled hands and
of choicest materials. at the price
of pre-war flavor-335, 340. S50
Harry R. Schneider
Practical Merchant Tailors
212 South Main Street
Census Taker-Does your hus-
band gamble, smoke or stay out late
Indulgent XYife-That's his busi-
Census Taker-Has he any other
4' 'i' 'i'
Mr. Conn-"If the President and
all the Cabinet should die who
Caroline M.-"The undertaken"
4' 4' 'i'
Marjorie Koontz on seeing a
blind man sitting on the porch-
"O, mother, see that blind man
watch the boys play ball."
4' 4- 'i'
Mr. Lee-"lYhich eats most-
aninials or birds ?"
Student-"Birds, sir. because they
take a peck at a time."
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Mr. F i n t o n in Psychology-
"XYhen the puritans landed in Hol-
land they soon had the people of
Holland divided into the Rotter-dam
Dutch, the Amster-dam Dutch, and
the other kind of Dutch."
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Virgil-"VVhat's your favorite
A Ethel B.-"Yew," dear."
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La Candidate-Ctyonnenesl je
suis prete a repondu a toutes les
Une E l e c t r i c e - Quaves-vous
achete ce delicieux chapeau?
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jack Betts-"Those trousers of
yours look a bit worn."
Dick Martz-"They're on their
rl- 'X' 'ir
A wise student always knows the
class record of the fellow he is copy-
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Conn-"Does your nephew want
an education, Miss Crohen?"
Miss Crohen-"He says he is will-
ing to be a quarterback in the elec-
Pa ge Ninety-ei gh!
come interest- Nm
ed in music A7
when there is ' gawk gf
in the house, and its educational
value extends to other members of
the family as Well. This Phono-
graph of marvelous tone reproduces both
vocal and instrumental music so naturally
that its playing never becomes tiresome
You will appreciate the great superiority of
the VITANOLA when you hear it in com
parison with other Phonographs. We'll
be pleased to demonstrate any time
LATEST VITANOLA MGDELS
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Haberdashery Shop for Men
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HAVE THE SAME COMFORT
X hould worry about the high cost of shoes when we can repair your old nes and make
h s good, and look like new and still have the same comfort. Sewed ' l d rubber
l l hile you wait. Be wise and look after your feet. Don't suffer ag y h p ' f
l r rdarch supper ll correct the trouble. They rest b k d h h '
1 - ' ' .
A. R. COOPER
210 South Main Street Bell Phone Main 804
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The Stormy Night
The night was dark and stormyg
The sun was shining bright.
The hero's lips were tightly sealed,
He cried with all his might
"Kill me! but spare my life," he said.
The villian stabbed him in the heart
And shot him in the head.
A fair young maid came down the
Her form was bent with age.
She recognized the dying man,
And cried, "Oh who is he?"
The headless corpse raised up his
And said, "By gosh, it's Maggie."
Treva E.-Last night Gerald tried
to put his arm around me six times.
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Don Stillberger and Leonard
Smith appeared on the threshold in
a bloody condition.
Matteson-"Hare th o s e b o y s
been Hghting again ?"
Finton-"I guess that's the long
and short of it."
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Mr. Finton Cafter long diversion
in mineralsj-"Now you may name
t h e three hardest s u b s t an c e s
NYalter E.-'Z-Xlbegra, history and
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XYalters-"Can you tell me any-
thing at all about prussic acid El"
"Yes," replied Marion C., "it is a
deadly poison. One drop on the
end of your tongue would kill a
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Miss Mills-"Albert, is the world
round or Hat?"
Miss Mills-"YX'hy, then, if it's
neither round or flat what' is it?"
Albert-"Me fadder says it's
'if fl' 'ii'
Mr. Hutson at Fostoria football
game when "Line Rah" was given,
"Line, who is he?"
A full and complete line of gifts
now awaits you. at fairest prices at
our store. Should you wish to remem-
ber any one with so useful and appro-
priate a gift, clon't fail to come and
see our elegant designs. XVe have the
assortment from which you can make
a perfectly satisfactory selection and
our modern prices will please you
equally as well as the handsome
E. M. WARFEL 81 SON
Something to Eat
D. K. STERLING
401 W. Main Cross St.
Bell 253 Home 677
Cigars, Pipes, Tobacco
OF ALL KINDS
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The Store That's Exclusive in
Ladies' Coats, Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Pet-
ticoats, Waists and Furs
HIGH QUALITY AND LOW PRICES
THE LADIES' STORE
WHO IS GOING TO BE PRESIDENT?
I do not know, but I do know who is going to keep all the ice
cream you want and of the best quality. Who?
A. W. THOMPSON
523 NORTH MAIN STREET
AND DON'T FORGET THE NUMBER
If You Want Style, Fit and Quality in Your
We Give Brown Stamps and Redeem Books for 33.50
That have neither competition nor company. Upon this we have built
a reputation for more style and better values.
COLE 8: BIERY
South of Interurban
515 South Main Street
Visitor-"And does Mr. Del-Iayes
graduate this year ?"
Authority-"No, maiam, he is
just being retired on a pension."
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Miss Baker-"Your answer is
about as clear as mud."
Freddie B.-"VVell, that covers
the ground, doesn't it ?"
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Mr. Buess-"Is the Czar still
reigning in Russia?"
Gerald Baldwin-"Nope, He set-
tled down to a drizzle long ago and
now he's hardly mist."
'X' 'Ir 'ul'
First Rooster-"VVhat's the mat-
ter with Mrs. Bantam ?"
Second R 0 0 s t e r-"Shellshock,
Ducks came out of the eggs she
was setting on."
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Miss Baker-"Does anyone know
Lincoln's Gettysburg address Pi'
James B.--"Aw, I thought he
lived at the white house."
'i' 4' 4'
Teacher-"Frances, your picture
isn't complete. You have a horse
but no cart."
F r a n c e s-"Oh, I'm going to
grease the wheels and let the horse
draw the cart."
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Two microbes sat on a pantry shelf
And watched with expression
A. G. FULLER
407-409-411 Ewing Building
R. E. WOLFORD
Enlarging, Amateur Finishing
pained, and Framing
The milkman's stuntsg both said at
"Our r e 1 a t i 0 n s are getting 1012 Discount on Portraits to Students
Page One Hundred Three
"Not a Sandwich Left"
U But I might have known it, because I used Butter-Nut
Bread to make them."
Butter-Nut makes wonderfully appetizing toast or sandwiches.
Butter-Nut is the standard by which all other breads are judged.
6135 The same when you serve our delicious cakes of all
Kju-'Ti' kinds. We can make that party cake just as you wish.
w3..,.....g., Just can Main 95.
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I .q i POWELL BROS. BAKERY
624 S. Main St.
rn: INSTDUNENY or QUALITV
CLIAB AS A BILL
THE NAME RECOGNIZED AS SUPERLATIVE
XYhen applied to Plmonographs
THE STANDARD OF TALKING MACHINE QUALITY
"A man must know the facts bcforc hc can think about them earnestly.
Half knowledge nn-uns poor thinking and incorrect conclusions."
1,1-,ynuknow thc facts about thc Sonora?
See Your Home Piano Dealers
C. KOBE 8: SON
THE MAJESTIC THEATRE
H. W. POWELL, Mgr.
THE HOME OF HIGH CLASS ENTERTAINMENT
"We PICK 'EM"
Page One Hundred Four
Soft Geometry-Proposition 13
If you love a girl with all your
heart, she loves you.
You love a girl.
To prove-That she loves you.
Professor-You think the world
of her. QHyp.j
"All the world loves a lover"
Professor-'KShe loves you." QEX.
l.j -Q. E. D.
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Marjory to Babe at Mrs. Garret's
--"lYhy do they put corn meal on
the dance Hoof?"
Babe-"To make the chickens
feel at home."
'Ir' 'il' 'i'
Advertisement- Don't kill your
wife with hard work. Let our wash
machine do the dirty work.
'lr' 4' 4'
F. Garber treading letter of ap-
plication in Business Englishj-I
think I could fill the oflice satisfac-
4' 4' -lr'
Mike Crohen Qromanticallyl-"I
was touched by her sweet manner."
Paul C.--"For how much P"
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Mr. Lawrence fsadlyj-"Some of
the good high school students who
dine here seem to regard spoons as
a sort of medicine to be taken after
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Mary Stall Ca new studentj-
"This school certainly takes an
interest in the students."
Ada R.-"I-Iow's that?"
Mary-'fYVell, I read that they
would be glad to hear of the death
of any of their alumni."
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Awaken Girls !
Ted Herge-"Say, Kenny, I think
this New Year idea about the
woman is all bunkf'
Kenneth Shultz-"XYhat makes
you think so?"
Ted Herge-"NVhy there hasn't
been a single girl ask me for a date
This Space Is Paid For
WALL PAPER AND PIC-
The only exclusive store of this
kind in Findlay
For the Motor Car
Ford and F orclson
Sales and Service
Page One Hundred F
THE BLUE AND GOLD
History of the Class o ,ao
Four years ago, we, the present Senior Class, were entering the new Washington
and Lincoln buildings as Freshmen, VVhen we graduated from the eighth grade at
the close of the previous year it was not our intention to return for further instruction,
because,we had on this former occasion unanimously agreed among ourselves that any
additional education was simply a waste of time. lt so happened that our parents and
guardians also unanimously agreed among themselves that we might, in spite of our
overstocked supply of wisdom, still pick up a few valuable pointers from the high
school staff of educators. Accordingly we took up our work, determined to test the
judgment of our overseers.
We, being separated from the more learned students, such as the Sophomores,
juniors and Seniors, during our Freshman year, escaped being embarrassed by our
When the lirst year was over, the fall of 1917 witnessed a group of belligerents
entering Central High with the determination to hold their own against their superiors
and every conceivable device was brought into play to carry on the offensive. In
many cases our most effective weapon was the "horse", At this particular stage of
the game we were somewhat unsophisticated, but as days rolled by we adapted our-
selves to the new life, soon became acquainted with the slang phrases of the professor
and his allies and in due time learned to "govern ourselves accordingly" as Professor
Finton was once heard to remark. We held our own all through the year and in the
end we waited anxiously for those muchdreaded long, white envelopes which came
through the mail and announced our defeat or victory. Although a few fell by the
wayside, most of us entered triumphantly the next fall as Juniors.
As Juniors our class was organized for the first time and Marion Conaway was
chosen to lead the forces in the campaign of 1918-19. At the beginning of the year
we received quite a setback, caused by that dreaded malady "flu," but owing to our
natural ability to cope with any obstacle, which might arise, we forged our way to
the front. At the close of the school year we put on our class play, "Bachelor Hall,"
in which some of our famous actors and actresses featured. It was the concensus of
opinion of those in attendance that many of the students were destined to take their
place beside such notable characters as Drew, Sothern, Marlowe and 'Charlie Chaplin.
We have at last reached the grand finale of our high school career with the largest
class of Seniors that ever graduated from Findlay high school. VVe were very for-
tunate in having a suffragette for a president, one who has administered the affairs of
her office with marked ability. It is to be noted that in some instances more work
has been accomplished by this class than any other Senior class of previous Years.
It is also well worth while to note the exceptional mental ability which has been dem-
onstrated by the large number of Seniors who have done ninety per cent work all
through their four years' course.
On a certain day during the Senior year a dastardly crime was committed by us
which, in any other civilized country would have been tried in the courts of justice and
the criminals prosecuted to the full extent of the law, Many crimes are pardonable,
but this was an unpardonable sin, premeditated with malice of forethought. It might
be said in justice to the members of the Senior class, known as the fair sex, that they
were merely witnesses to the crime, not taking any active part whatever, but justice
surely will come to the ones that took active part in placing that costly piece of green
and yellow tapestry, the principal ingredient of which was cheesecloth, on the flag-
staff and on that day which was sacred to the Juniors. Perhaps when the juniors
become Seniors they can do unto others as has been done unto them.
Our class has always been to the front in civic affairs, having contributed liberally
to the Chamber of Commerce and we sincerely hope that as a result the pupils in the
near future may have the benelit of a new high school building with every available
This year it was decided to have class debates instead of plays. These debates
have brought out some masterpieces of eloquence. However, two very clever plays
were also staged, the first being "It Pays to Advertise," by the Commercial Club, and
the second, the annual class play, "She Stoops to Conquer."
Our Senior year is fast approaching the end and a few more weeks will see the
students gathering up the debris. It is with some regret that we drag these old books.
pencils, broken shoe strings, cosmetics, mirrors, finger nail files and so forth out of
our desks to take home either for the future generation to use or to store away in the
attic, where they will be further mutilated by the moths and buffalo bugs. Above all
we are going to be able to say, whatever our lot may be, that our happiest days were
spent in Findlay High School.
T e Buc er
hy All Methods
584 Bell Phone Established 1887
SHEET METAL WORK AND PLUMBING
Agent for the Famous Garland Furnaces-Pipe and Pipeless
Get Your Flowers of
J. J. WAALAND
PRACTICAL FLORIST AND PLANT GROWER
Wholesale and Retail
Vegetabale Plants, Cut Flowers and Potted Plants
Greenhouse 138 and 142 Larkin St . Wedding and Funeral Work a Specialty
P Z One Hund d Six
Roderick 1IcClure+Kate YX'iseley
Latef-no excuse:Blue Slip.
Late+Mammals slip:YN'hite Slip.
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Look Out! Danger!
'XYill Bob Solt kindly step forward
and explain what he meant when
he told Miss Ludwig in Junior
French. "Then our little boy, with
tears in his eyes, started to part?"
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"Of what are you afraid my child F"
Inquired the kindly teacher.
"Ohf sir! the tlowers they are wild,"
Replied the timid creature.
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I rode a trusty pony,
And my friends at me did scoff.
But I met a man they call Exam
.-Xnd the pony threw me off.
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Yera Yandersall in History when
speaking about an opium fiend said:
"I know of a woman
opium and the only way you could
tell it was that her face was white
and she wore a yail and that's all.
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My ouija board! I lore it so!
The truth it does not tell.
But, as compared with folks I know
It's doing very well.
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Reasons for Matrimony
Some fellows marry poor girls to
settle down. Others marry rich
1-A Marriage License.
2-A Columbia Graphonola.
3-A nice new Bungalow.
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Can Furnish Two of Them
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D O 4' 4' 'fh d MEN, WOMEN AND
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521 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Give your razor to the street
Send your watch to a blacksmith.
Send Your Clothing to a Master
The French Dry
136 No. Main St. Both Phones 51
She-"No, George, I am afraid I
can not marry you. I want a man
who possess a noble ambition,
whose heart is set on attaining some
high and worthy objectf,
I-Ie-"lVell, don't I want you PM
She-"Oh, George! I am yoursly'
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A Bit Vague
A burglar, in attempting to enter
l'Yright's store, was shot at by lYin-
fred Rardin. The man started to
run, the bullet striking him between
the fence corner and front gate, in-
flicting a superficial wound.
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Not So Far
Mr. Loach-"So you want to
marry my daughter, Mr. Backey?"
Edson-"Yes, I hope to hear you
say take her and be happyll'
Mr. Loach-"No, sir. I'1n not
going to shoulder any implied re-
sponsibilities. All I am going to say
is take her.' "
-ludge-"Describe what passed be-
tween you in the quarrel with your
Man at Stand-"The plates were
regular size, your honor, and the
teapot had a broken spoutf,
'Ir 'if 'ul'
Prof. Lee-"A fool can ask more
questions than a wise man can an-
Herman Gibson-"No wonder so
many of us Hunk in our examsf'
'ir 'i' 'l-
A brewer in rare old Berlin
Fell into a yat to his chin,
I-Ie cried, "Have no fear,
I'll hop out of der beer
Py usin' der hops vot is in."
'nl' 'I' 'Q'
In one of the Brooklyn courts a
recent case required the testimony
of a young German immigrant.
"Now, Britzmannfy said the law-
yer for the plaintiff, "lYhat do you
"Ah vos pretty yell," replied the
"I am not inquiring as to your
health, I want to know what you
"VX'here do you work P" continued
"In a yactoryf'
"XYhat kind of a factory P"
"It yos bretty big vactoryf'
"Now, Britzman, what do you
make in the factory P"
"You vant to know yot I make in
"Exactly! Tell us what you
"Eight dollars a weekf'
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gan i i Gifts
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We Solicit Your Patronage
C. F. SATTLER
To the Rescue
Unfortunate Pedestrian Cwho has
been knocked down and dazedj-
"VVhere am I? Where ani I?"
Enterprising Hawker-"Ere y'are,
sir-map of London, one penny."
'lf' 'i' rl'
A young man who needed false
teeth wrote to a dentist ordering a
set as follows:
"My mouth is three inches acrost.
Five-eighs inches threw the jaw.
Some huminocky on the edge.
Shaped like a hoss-shew, toe for-
ward. If you want ine to be more
particular I shall have to come
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Mr. Buess Kas he grabbed one of
the boys in the assembly room for
disorderly conductj-"I believe the
devil has got hold of you."
"I believe so, too," was the reply.
Miss Beardsley-"VVhat nature
loves best she puts up into small
Fat Hardes-"I guess she doesn't
love me very muchf'
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Teacher-"VVho can tell me a
thing of importance that didn't exist
lOO years ago."
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Mr. Conn-"VVhere was the Dec-
laration of Independence signed.
Kenneth Vlleaver-"At the end. of
'ir 'ic' 'i'
Slick-"Lend me a nickle a
R. George-"XVait a minute and
you won't need it."
Perhaps some jokes are old,
And should be on the shelfg
But if you knew any better
You should have sent in a few
Page One Hundred Elev
EASTMAN KoDAKs AND FILMS
Central Drug Store
THE REXALL STORE
We manufacture a complete line. You save the
middle mans profit by dealing direct.
Jno. D. Renshler, Prop.
Ladies' Readywto-Wear and Nlillinery
G O R D O N ' S
SHOP HERE AND SAVE MONEY
IIIIII II I I IIIIIII I I
One drop of water does not make a Hood, but the
torrents of Niagara have unlimited power to turn the
wheels of industry ceaselessly.
One man cannot raze a mountain, but the combined
efforts of many men constitute a power that can remove
it from pole to pole.
One shot may not rout an army, but a fussillade
represents the power to win a victory.
Power is the result of accumulation by strength of
One cent, a penny, may seem of little consequence.
It is the small change of our monetary system-but it
is the continuous accretion of the small change of all
things in life that counts.
The creed of true financial power is a resolute habit
to steadily increase the bank account, and the use or
abuse of the power that develops, determines the world-
ly success of its possessor. Q
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Students who might want a summer's
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The Findlay Dairy Company
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Dealers in Pasteurized Milk and Cream
41. 419 North Main Street Both T l ph
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MONEY SPENT AT OUR STORE
We guarantee all of our merchandise to be of the best
A full line of staple and fancy groceries, such as canned
goods, tea, coffee-our own blend, and other things to make
a complete line.
Always the very best line of vegetables. I A
We are incorporated under the laws of the State of
Giving you fully paid and non-assessable stock.
Why not buy a share of stock at
United Workers' Grocery 8: Provision Co.
HERMAN E. BISHOP, Mgr.
FE. ME. ARNHART
and Emznlballrmer nuun
110-112 South Main Street
Is Worth One Dollar and Twenty-Five Cents if You Spend
It at the
CITY MARKET HOUSE
THE BLUE AND GOLD
llorv' mx- in :angel bright!
X1-, -In 1- xt-ry "lirlubl."
'ir l"r1-sl1ln:in l'l:ly, li. X fl, Class lflis-
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Hu's :nn :xclor by instinct.
lfresliman Quartet, Class Basketball, 421
liuys' Glce Club, High School Quar-
let, Opera, 131 Class Vice-President,
Color Committee, Class Play, Opera,
Class Basketball, 132 L45 Rhctoricals,
141 Class Vice-President, Opera, Class
l'l:ly. U. K G. Staff, Senior Quartet,
,Xthlctic Color CUI'llllllltCC.
Helen Van Voorhis
ll:-r 'All me :ns quick in gn pgrn-yl:uun1l's llmrltlig it
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bating Team, f41 Scmfy. Senior Class.
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Double Cable Base
Federal reliability backed by 15 years of intensive exper-
ience has produced exclusively patented features, and unex-
celled quality tires.
Extremely h e a v y
tread and broad
wearing surface, low
in price, guaranteed
SOOO miles in writ-
TIRES AND TUBES
All Work Guaranteed
The Dixie Tire
Milions of dollars
and 75 years of ef-
fort have been in.
vested in building
B ru nswick reputa-
tion. This reputa-
tion Brunswick tires
All Kinds of Batteries Repaired and Recharged
318 North Main Street Home Phone 54
age One Hundred Sixteen
F. W. Woolworth 5 and 10 Cent Store
The Best Place in Town to Buy
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ALWAYS F RESH-100 PER CENT PURE
F. W. wooLWoRTH co.
QUALITY AND SERVICE
We have what you need, viz: Groceries and General
Merchandise, Dry Goods, Notions, Gents' Furnishings,
Drugs, Hardware and Paints.
The North Side Mercantile Co.
LUNCHES AND SHORT ORDERS
Order What You Want-and Pay for What You Get
SCHROW 8z HUNDLEY, Props.
C. F. KNIGHT GROCERY
1100 N. Main St. E
Store of Quality, Quantity and the Right Price.
YOU ARE WELCOME
Are mernory's mile-stones. Let us make your photograph as you were
graduation night. We are specializing on a little oil painted photo-
graph that is life like and diiTerent from the usual things in photo-
graphy. Prices right.
Established 1892 Bell Telephone: Office 3525 Residence 2502
GRANITE AND MARBLE WORKS
Salesroom and Factory, 608 South Main Street, Next Door to Majestic Theatre
For Your Fresh
HOME-MADE CANDIES AND CALIFORNIA FRUITS
526 SOUTH MAIN STREET
We are glad to say we can greet you at the door now
with the Hnest line of merchandise for spring ever shown
in Findlay. Also note our graduation price is confiden-
tial. If in the market call and we will whisper it in your
THE NATIONAL CLOTHING STORE
Pg 0 H adagm
.11-. 2f5 MARTHA WASHINGTON
Lowney, Betsy Adams and Deklyn
ASHBROOK DRUG CO.
Second Door South Court House
5.45 , .Y
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The City Ice Delivery Company
Both 'Phones 112
THE BUCKEYE ICE 8: COAL COMPANY FOR COAL
H. J. RUTLEDGE, Mgr.
John H. Williamson
Farms and City Property
Insurance, Loans, Rentals and Investments
220 Ewing Bldg., FINDLAY, OHIO
THE PARKER LUMBER CO.
Our hobby is to satisfy our customers, or we stand
back of our service. 'Phone orders carefully and quickly
222 W. Crawford St. Both Phones No. 42
F L O W E R S
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b '51 ' BLUE AND GOLD GREENHOUSE
Q P A L M E R ' S
' 123-125 East Front Street
K Both 'Phones
M. C. KELLY
Wall Paper and Interior Decoroating
GARMENT CLEANING AND PRESSING
Auto Service Both 'Phones
628 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Next to Crates 8z Neelsey
c lVl. D. NEFF 8: CO.
I-loaclley's Carpet Cleaning Works
We make your dirty rugs clean and limber ones stiff .
We are equipped for cleaning all kinds of rugs and carpets.
131 North Cory Street
Both Phones 100
It's Our Business
REPAIR YOUR SHOES
We Double Their Liie
QUALITY WORK GUARANTEED
The Findlay Electric Shoe Repair
610 South Main Street
Next Door to Central Union Telephone Building
GLASSES GROUND AND REPAIRED
'S A , A
Over Intex-urban Station.
THE LYCEUM THEATRE
CAPELL sl KRAET
TARBOX 8z McCALL
Manufacturers of and Dealers in
Crushed Stone and Stone Sand
952 WESTERN AVENUE
Evening Gowns Soon Lose Their Freshness
unless frequent advantage is taken of our dry cleaning and pressing
Such dainty. filmy garments become mussed and soiled with every
wearing. But our service will restore them to the same smart, fresh,
attractive appearance as when new.
Our charges are reasonable too.
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619 S. Main St. 'f'-'hwy O O Findlay, Ohio
1 CIJEFINING womcs
A full and complete line of gifts now awaits you at lowest prices at our
store. Should you wish to remember any one with so useful and appropriate
a gift. dont fail to come and see our elegant designs. 'We have the assort-
ment from which you can make a perfectly satisfactory selection and our
modern prices will please you equally as well as the handsome styles.
E. M. WARFEL 8: SON
THE CREED OF ALL LATIN STUDENTS
' My pony is my helper. I shall not Hunk.
He maketh me to have good translations and leadeth me to much
He raiseth my standing: he leadeth me into the path of wisdom for
Yea, tho I plod thru the four hooks of Caesar,
I shall feel no failure, for he is with me,
Thy words and thy phrases, they comfort me,
Thou preparest my lessons in spite of my instructorsg thou crownest
my head with fame and my standing runneth high.
Surely, praise and recognition shall follow me all the days of my
school life and my pony shall dwell in my library forever.
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THE BLUE AND GOLD
Albert Alge -1 'xi
He believes that he was born, not for himself, but -if '
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Pearl Allen Q ' :
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Merle Allan A 1, 52
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Ethel Bellinger Q P ,,
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C51 S. C. C., C51 Justamere Club. in
Fred Byal-Freddie 1
Hard work is the surest road to success. i,
C11 C21 Band, C21 Orchestra, C31 Class Basketball, tt Q
C31 C41 Basketball Reserve Squad, C31 C41 Justa- ' e
mere Club, C41 Rhetoricals, B. 8: G. Staff.
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C11 C21 Arlington CO.1 High School, C31 Dunkirk
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Her patience and gentleness is power.
C41 S. C. C.
XYhat is mind? No matter.
1Vhat is matter? Never mind.
C31 Rhetoricals C31 C41 Class Basketball C41 Honor
She should know what others think of her. NLC
C21 Cantata, C31 Rhetoricals, Arbor Day Program, :ik X ki i.
Class Play, Justarnere Club, C41 Sec. Justamere 5- L' 'l1'QQ, ,1, ' A
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lllli lil Ulf AND GOLD
Amliitirm has no rest.
111 Track Meet, Freshman Football and Baseball
121 Football, Pirates of Penzance, 131 Football,
Rhetorical Committee, Rhetoricals, Bulbul, Bache
lor Hall. 141 Rhetorical Committee, Pays to Ad-
vertise, Mikado, She Stoops to Conquer, 121 131
141 Orchestra, President of Senior Commercial
Rema Evaughn Burson
Slit- is ai sn'ci:l-faicctl girl.
111 Mt. Blanchard 10.1 H. S., 141 S. C. C., S. C. C.
Play. Senior Girls' Basketball.
llc lmlli power that hath power to use.
111 Lincoln school dedication, 121 Glee Club, Can-
tata, Opera. 131 Opera, 131 141 Rhetoricals, 141
Rhetorical Committee, justamere Club, Opera,
ller very lrowiis :irc fairer fair
lliam smiles ul other mziulenr. are.
131 Opera, Rhetoricals.
llc looks the whole world in the face.
llcr virtues :ill tl1:il's necessary.
131 Onera, 141 S. C. C., S. C. C. Play, Senior Girls'
1 -J' J This nolilt- mlm is lurl liy wimlznfs fcnllc wu l
5 rt s.
111 Freshman Quartet, 111 131 Class Basketball, 121
Opera, Inter-Class Track Meet, 121 141 Varsity
Basketball, 131 Class President, Class Play, Opera
131 141 Rhctoricals, Justamere Club, 141 Senior
Play, Opera, Senior Quartet, Ring and Pin Com-
mittee, Honor Class.
Wliviiu- is thy ll'JlflllIlHy
ll.itli iliy tml ii'i-r lm-ik 1-nusuiii'il miilniglit nil?
1l1 Freshman Plav. 131 141 ,lustamere Club. 141
Sli-rp, sl:-rp Ilisil klinws nut lIl't'JtklllH.
1l1 Clans Football, 121 131 141 Varsity Football
Rcetervcx, H1 Clans Basketball. Assistant Post-
master 1Overland Note Exprenen. '
H4-r iwiirr is low :tml swurl.
THE BLUE AND GOLD
His little body lodges a mighty mind.
She was made for the admiration of all.
They cannot say ambition ruined him.
QSJ C41 Varsity Football, QED Varsity Basketball.
VVords, words, mere words.
B 8: G Staff 135 Decorat-
flj Freshman Play, Q21 . . ,
ing Committee, Rhetoricals, Q33 C43 Justamere
Club, Q45 B. 8: G. Staff, Senior Girls' Basketball.
Better late than never.
C21 2nd Team Football, L33 Opera, Boys' Glee C
Q41 Football, S. C. C., Q53 S. C. C., Opera, Cheer
Her art is her power.
rls' Glee Club, 135
45 Art Editor B 8: G Q45 S. C. C.,
Opera, C35 Q , . .
S. C. C. Play, Senior Girls' Basketball.
C11 C25 Pianist Orchestra, C25 Gi
He made a virtue of necessity.
Her content is her best possession.
Stu'dious of ease and fond of humble things.
CU Class Basketball, C25 Reserve Basketball, QBJ
Varsity Basketball, B. 8: G. Staff, Class Play, High
School Reporter, Reception Committee, C35 C43
'te Rhetoricals C43 President
Rhetorical Commit e , ,
' ' - ' B. 8: G., Cap-
Athletic Association, Editor-in Chief
tain Varsity Basketball.
For she is just the quiet kind
Whose natures never vary.
ff-ii is X
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llll lil L E AND GOLD
l.t-l's t-.it, tlrinlt :intl lic nit-rry,
lun' ttnnnrrmv wt- ilic.
Q13 Freshman Quartet. Q25 Opera, Class Basketball,
Glee Club. H. S. Quartet, Q39 Chairman Junior
Reception Committee, Class Basketball Team, C41
Varsity Basketball, Rhetoricals, Senior Quartet,
Cheer Leader. Class Play. Senior Entertainment
Seeing nnly what is fxiir,
Sipping only what is swccl.
ill Freshman Play.
John Arthur Edie
llc slnrnlil xnaikc xi inutlcl liusliznnl.
Q27 Cantata, Q31 C45 S. C. C.
Gnd gmc liar one face,
Slim inutlc licrsclt zinnllier.
Q49 S. C. C.
Hc's ri royal gnoil sci-nt.
l2j Marathon, C43 S. C. C., S. C. C. play, B. 81. G.
llur gmail nature is zi sign nl, gi large :ind generous
Hi- silence is more clurlncnt than w0r'ds.
A-it mnuli tnlk--a grunt sweet silence.
f2l Cantata, C41 S. C. C., Opera
llr as mtvr :iffurtt-il lay tli-use eternal thought waves
HJ Inter Class Debate.
"Intl:-pi-nfl:-nt nun' :inul iiirlt-pcinlunl forever."
!lJMandolin Club, C21 Cantata, "Pirates of Pen-
zance," Girls' Glec Club, Q33 "Bulbul," "Bachelor
Hall," Chairman Rhetorical Committee, ill C35
HJ Rhetoricals, HJ B. 8: G. Staff, Senior Girls'
Basketball, 141 Poster Committee, HJ Senior
THE BLUE AND GOLD
He was so good he would pour rosewater on a toad.
133 Justamere Club, Opera. Class Play, C43 Rhe-
toricals, Class Play.
She has an artillery of words.
Q21 Cantata, f3J Q43 justamere Club, C4J S. C. C., 5 -
Opera, Honor Class.
VVhen joy and duty clash
Let duty go to smash.
647- S. C. C.
f 6 x
To call her a king isqmean
For indeed she is quite ii queen.
His constancy is the foundation of all his virtues
"A sweeter girl can ne'er he met."
flj C25 Arlington CO.J H. S., 133 Dunkirk 10.5 H
S., .1141 F. H. S.
XYhat's he? I am sure you know him well enough
C41 S. C. C., S. C. C. Play, Class Play.
CU C25 Girls' Glee Club, Opera, Cantata, C33 Opera
HJ Senior Girls' Quartet.
Speech is great, hut silence is greater.
Q11 C25 Arlington 60.5 H. S., C45 S. C. C.
Cecile B. King
And oh! how she could sing.
C11 Girls' Quartet, C25 Girls' Glee Club, C31 "Bul-
bul." C43 "Mikado," C31 C43 Rhetoricals, C41
justamere Club, S. C. C., S. C. C. Play, Opera,
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THE BLUE AND GOLD
Trim' to his in-ik, his wursl, .mal his friends.
"'l'lic llllllll'5l niziniicrs ginil thu simplest hv::irt."
145 Honor Class.
llappy .im l. from vzirc l'xn free,
llhy ,ircn't they .ill colin-iilcsl like mc?
"Slit Likes thc unrlil lo lu- but :ns :i stage.
llc :illcinls tn the lillslllvss nf other puuplc, lmving
lm! hi- uwn.
llt-r uliispering- :ire zilvrond.
13a Rhetoricals, 145 Ring nd Pin Committee, Honor
llc m.iLc- liiisiiivs- .i pltnisuro :mil ph-:isure his
117 123 133 Xenia 10.5 H. S., 141 Varsity Basket-
ball. Rhetoricals, Class Play, Inter School Debate,
Shi- nun sim: tlu- snv.ip.g1'l1uss out nl fi lit-nr.
12k Opera, Cantata, 13D Opera. Class Treasurer,
Arbor Day Program, Glee Club, 141 Rhetoricals,
S. C, C., Opera.
llv- x-.lnisllfw .is lin um--, fur want nf thrruglil.
141 S. C. C., S. C. C. Play.
Sli' 'rin play thi' pizmu until its sure,
.ln-l still ilu-v fry, "Vl'v want 'lllrmrr-',"
fly B. 8: G. Walking Club. 135 Opera, Cantata,
Glcc Club. 141 Opera, Arbor Day Program. 157
ODCVB. 13? 143 15? Orchestra. 143 153 S. C. C.
THE BLUE AND G-OLD
Yon Dudley has a lean and hungry look.
Treasurer Athletic Association,
ball, C41 Football. .
"She has good sense, which is the gift of heaven."
C41 Ring and Pin Committee.
"He has a head and so has a pin."
C11 Marion, O., C21 C31 Cincinnati. 04- C41 B-
G. Staff, Class Play.
Her hnir is auhuru,
Don't say it's red.
C21 C31 C41 Orchestra, C41 Opera.
Walter B. McClelland
There is no true orator who is not a hero.
P. S.-1Valter is a true orator.
H S C21 Boys' Glee Club,
C11 Arlington CO.1 . .,
Opera, Play, C31 Rhetorical Committee, C31 C41
Rhetoricals, Justamere Club, Debating Team, C31
Opera, C41 B. 8: G. Staff, Senior, Entertainment
' h b r
Committee, H. S. Representative to the C am e
That Marjory's a mai'd of ahility
Is shown hy her mental agility.
C31 Decorating Committee, C41 Honor Class.
A man that laughs must surely do well.
C21 Opera, Glee Club, C31 Rhetoricals, Opera.
"She has the face of an angel."
C31 Bulbul, Rhetoricals.
It is a great plague to be too handsome a man.
C11 Track Meet, Class Basketball, C11 C21 Band,
. C. C.
Orchestra, C31 Class Play, C41 S. C. C., S
"She's mistress of herself, though China fall."
C31 C41 Basket- A-E
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lli' ph 'till lliwpiwsiliull is llmrc prvcinlls than
Tlll' Ill UF AND G O I. D
N -.is. . . . flllhlfh.
ill Vaughnsville QOH H. S.. 125 Arlington 10.5 H.
s.. mal Mt. Blanchard 0.1 H. S.. 443 F. H. S,
Thy llli--lt-styk .l czlllillt' to thy lllCl'll.
"l".ir thc It-xt' of l.llllIlllL'l', hinmlcr mil the lllllllil'
i-Y his 'lt-Julie,"
ul s. C. C. Play.
Ono: Yilil sillnstnlltlzll slllllc.
ill Freshman Play, 125 Cantata.
"X--llc lilll llllllvlll can lm his II'll'JtllCl.n
"linac xsilll iligllityf'
ill Lincoln Day Program. CZJ Chairman junior Red
Cross, 135 Rhetorical Committee, C33 Reception
llls ln'-tm is: "Rest lirst, and lllflll work."
143 S. C. C.. S. C. C. Play.
"She wiiiilil tzllkq
lmrll, ll--ll sllc t:llltril."
ill B. 8: G. Reporter, l3J 141 Rhetoricals. t3J Class
Play. 143 Class Play.
'lillr uiirlsl ltlliilvs lliillliilg iii its ure-:ll-.-t lnull.
ill Orchestra, 147 Band, Orchestra, S. C. C.. B. 81
G. Staff, Honor Class.
"As rlirlrlllinla lm- this prolly lvl.li'fl,
Aw lit-rv llll' int-Iiiilit-N tht- plziycflf'
rlj Ellwood Citv fPa.l
cc tion Committee. HJ Decorating Ccmlnlttec. 133
C t. Senior Girls' Basketball,
H2 Rhctoricals. HJ ap
Honor Class, Poster Committee.
H. S., CZJ Cantata. 433 Re-
THE BLUE AND GOLD
w , .--an
Philip Reimund Q
"He's a clever young student if ,' 'i
Both witty and prudent." '
flb Freshman Play, C31 Class Play, C35 C43 Rhe' -gg I
toricals, C41 Class Play, Justamere Club, Chau- W' L X
man Decorating Committee. - .ffl
, R . 'S
Elsie Russell - 1
"Her ways are ways of plezfmtness. A, X 'A
"He attains whatever he pursics
Vera Ross If ' -
"Her eyes are Filled with laughter, cv Q
Her mouth is full of words." ,tw
Roscoe Shoupe-Shoupey ,
Push on-keep ruoviuq.
"All the hearts of men arelsoftencd ,
By the pathos of her music."
flj B. 8: G. Walking Club, C27 Opera, Girls' Glee V ilu QS
Club, C35 Program Committee, Opera, Justamere , ' , 1
Club, Rhetoricals, 445 s. c. c. f' - 0,
A x 45 1
Douglas Shafer V 0
"He marched the lobby, twirlefl his stick, t
The girls all cried, "He's quite the kick." ' ,f
x , '
She has two eyes so soft :xml brown
As 'tis ever common!
Men are merriest when away from home.
Her fair hair our hearts enchained.
IHIL lwl.L le .XXD t1Ol.D
1 Rolland Thompson
X N.. rt-.illx grt-.it umn t-vcr tlmuqli' liintscll' su.
i Q 131 Class. Play, 135 14l Rlietnrirals. 145 debating
I 5 Team. justamcre Club.
Slit- lt-.urns to livu, .mil lives lu lc.urn.
t3l Class Play.
.M merry .ts the il.tv is lung
ill 1 113 121 13l 143 Orchestra.
I F Fay Severns
i 'Who is nur- to rc-tilt", :in.l pzitivm lt- pt-rfnrni.
125 Girls' Glee Club. Ovcra. 143 S. C. C.
An li-vm-at m:tn's tlw 'it-lily-I work of Cml.
125 Boys' Glee Club. Opera, Cantata.
"Tho umJ4l iiiipueeililv is -nl! in hor ilictirniziryf'
111 121 Brown Twp. H. S.. 148 S. C. C.. S. C. C.
il X Ruth Taylor
' lj dhtml thing. .ilten t imc in Slllflll packages.
Mfnlt-str l--'V -:nu qt gunning lziilv,
1ll 1Zl McComb 10.3 H. S., 135 Rhetoricals, 141
tnml. il-.tin ln- lmirg lfmi I Iv-UL! it -tnntls up right.
111 121 McComb 10.5 ll. S, 131 Rhctoricals, 133
147 Football, 149 Dcgmatinrg Committee.
l.t-I tlu- av-rlfl slirlr-.
111 Latin Play, 123 Cheer Lcaalcr.
THE BLUE AND GOLD
U ya -raarl
Kenneth Weaver-Stubby X,
His bark is worse than his bite, G' .I
C11 Class Basketball C21 Orchestra, Parl: Board, C45 - . 1
varsity Basketball. ' f
Katharyn Wells 5--
Virtue is its own reward. yr ' ,
f 9 i
Harry Wise f 6 '
He is lble as his name implies, i '
Ambitious, jiirlicious and wise. X
Hazel Wise W - 4 If
A word to the 'A'.Vise" is su ...cient. 4
C41 3. c. c.. s. c. c. Play. If
I 1 K .
Pearl Williamson fv we
A pretty, witty, charming, darling, she. l Li
CZJ Girls' Glee Club, Cantata, Opera, C43 Secretary
S C C S C. C. Plav. Class Play, B. 8: G. C
Asst. Editor, Valcdictorian for Commercial De-
Laugh and grow fat. f
Cll B. 8: G. Walking Club. C25 Girls' Glee Club, I
Opera, Cantata, C47 Cheer Leader, Class Play. 9
Robert Yost ' .
ll'- knows what is what. ' it
1 1 i Q R
Margaret Weisslmg l
l Care 'nr mobo'-l'.', no not l', L J
If no one cares for me. .
1-1 v l C
Vern Zay 1
Although the last, not least. 1
C33 Opera, C45 S. C. C., Band. '
'T ,ff I y
She who is good is always lovable.
C23 C39 Opera.
Il-In. Th--1n.is l. Iliilieali,
St. I.ouis, MO., October 13, 1939.
t'luei .Iustiee Supreme Court.
1Y.isluugt-ill. Il. ti.
lk-.ir Sir: I nas it-ry gla-l to rvvcirc your letter toclay and will try to answer it as hest I Can.
Y--n inwnirt-ll concerning the uhereal--ints nl our class of Finillay Iligh School, 19.20. Through my posi-
ri..,, Je t.mip.ogn .lin-t-tor fur Sunni.-r Walter ll. Mel'lcllan'wl. Dc-nmeratie nominee for President. I have
I-een ahlc to see mr-st of the class.
I Nas in New York recently an-I upon entering the wliuing room of the Hotel Astor, M. B. Conawilyi
il-c proprietor, stefipe-I up and sho.-It hands, 11'e had a little chat and he informed me that Leslie Miller
,s lwa-I waiter. Miss Fl--ssie Powell and Miss Alice Kisller as waiters, and Monsieur Edwin Diefen-
'Ierit-r, il-e I-'reneh rhei, ui-re in his employ. That evening Mr. Viuiaway and I went to the New York
Ilir-pf-'lr-'nie nln-re ui- uitnr-sol
a varieil lint cxeellent program. "Prof, Raymond Del-Iayes, the 'Secon'rI
Sinisl-n'," as the pr--erani reall, gave- siutlt' feats nf strength. Next appeared Signnr Douglas Shafer and
Sen'-rita lflwil-oth I'ri'lfly in one ul the late-t :lam-es entitled the "Shin1mec". Edison Backey, the
it-lvl-rare-I saxopln-ne sol--ist, are:-nipanierl hy Miss I.aura hlunre, gave some pleasing seleetirvns.
ni--rnine nl-rn I xisiu--l t'olumliia Vniversity, I niet llr. Glen Ilultweilfrr. the President:
I'r--' H. llranel, lit-all of the I.alin fleparlnu-nl, nnfl the famous I-askelhall coach, A. Iilnmre, who was
,XII-.Xriwri--sm emi?-I at --ne time. Mr. Iilnn-re anal his wife, formerly Miss Marjory IIIHHIL IWW reside
in New York
.Xi ilu l'1-lo :r--nn-ls that afternoon the New York Giants ilefeatefl Fliieagn. Herbert Grimes and
Ilarrv Nast- :--rvnwl the hatlerv for Yew York anvl Vern Zay :intl Roliert Yost for the latter.
Tlns ..,.,-ra. Milsoll., nun playing ai the hlelrnpulilzin Theatre, is one of the biggest successes in
1'-ifs :il--n A
lolm.. n, 1 1- il King, 1nl1,,- Robinson, lla l.o:n-li, Pearl Miller anll Arla
I was -.illwl to tlet-1-lan-I llu
Starr, Ief- V
4--n,3rrss'af-rnln I.'-is Fennerly
rnrnts rnavle Ian-r lv. tlu-ee ora
r-ntl'-n in I"v?wi.u' Spvzikili
.Xi iln- i'
v itrr uh:-rr these
-'---.t r-nmlvvl "Thr Xl-lrnine .X
Yliis Iznr -.ulzf-1. -Ive vllrwlrll lhl'
pmt :nv vlw- Xl:--rs Martha I
1.r.or Nl -fer .inil Ile--vga' Ilarlls
it is gitei:
An rx--'llvni m--tion pninrr'
'I'lw'zrlal" Miss .Une Vounf-II
..n'-l Irvtizni Xiu-rs .is rlw trllaun
.Ks '1s'x-I I ma-1aIIr'fI away
sl ir pt-ri--rnu-rs are lin-rrtt Vrawforvl, XY:iIler lilsea, and
I-inninelvarn, S--nail-r Rv-IIan'iI Thompson, Miss Evelyn
this line. Tl-e ur:-:itest nurnher of slag stars ever pratherefl together are in this opera.
the Misses livlna Moore, Gertrude
- next 'lay to make swine arraneexnents for speerlws made hy Secretary of
Ilyal, Maynress of Flevclantl, and
The speakers were entliusiaslically reeeiverl hy the audience. State-
i--rs slvoneil that their sin-eess nas ihu- in :i large measure to the line
L' eixen hy hllss I.ouise Ilalier in Iqlll.
spuwlws were In-lil I niet xllss Ilorothy llripht, who is managing the
fu-r Ihr Night llefl-re." xllss Bright gainerl her wirle experience along
flu-ti-rie:il eoniniittees in olil I". H. S. Swine of the memhers nf the com-
tr--wn. Rrma Ilnrson, Maflelle Ilalwlwin, Iiunicc- tlilhert, Ifrma Swihart,
, Ilala- IIiII, .invl XYaIler Kirkhrirle. This show is making a hit wherever
ellnu nas al-o In-ing iqixen that week entitleil "The Mystery of the I.nst
as the vavnp, I'earl 1YiIIiamson as the heroine, Allen Kesllc as the hcrn,
, playvfl flifiwult paris with astonishing ease anwl grace.
al-out this livne, lint I llernlewl to stop off at the Vity of Ifinvllay. The
'vl'I I.-:re noni I-is .1 p--rmlaiif-vi 4-i nrarly nity tlionsanil. In this limileul time anrl spare I will give you Z1
I-ru-4 rnvtlnu' of ---mr uf thr- 111174-n-.
Mr K R XY:-,i-.rr, Yl1eI'r1'-lflrnt oi tlu flhio flil Vo., anwl his wife, formerly Miss Irene Mont-
yomfrg., still rf'-nlv in ilu- ef-ml 1-lil toun, With the sanu- rornpany Malcolm Mrlfarlanrl is Treasurer,
,If-sf Roll'-.. "npr-rintrwiflf-vit, I-nil Miss Sara Vrites is private scrretary tri Mr. Vtleaver. Varl Gohrecht,
Mfrlr Allro, I'.'I-on Il'-safrf-s, Miss .Xhfe Ilifl-vrson, .-'tlelhea Mrfleary. anfl Hazel 1'Vise also OCCIIDY
r ffy- :wins wrnp'-rtanve.
I".-irni-vrfu Ruth Ilrfiwn, to-xmiluf-xn.in 'lilirlnia II'-sler, an':l Maynress Audrey I.eaf are influential
F1-rm' 1-I lfinfll.-y's larer fonirrn- are -vwnrwl or vnanaeefl Ivy our former eI:i-.srnalr-s, Alliqrt Algg,
pn--xflfnr ul vl.1- ,tler 1-'vi-lruftion lug Ray lf:-uislvrruiirikr-r, svpt-rinll-nrli-nt uf the Amcriean Mask Co.,
Ilal Irisirr, vnanae'-r 1-I Ihr izroffwy 'Ir-parlmrnt of thu- V, If, jackson lion anrl Varl Monmey, of the
Nlftomft Ilrwgf tr-, arf- all lrrinvini' vrrfht to tlu- class,
Frank Luna: arvl hilYl'+f Snyflcr are operating rival shoe stores, whilc Leo jaqua, of the United
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Knitwear Co., and Miss Beulah King, of the Ladies' Furnishing Store, vie with each other for trade.
Competition is the life of business you know.
The Reverend Vernon Vandersall is conducting revival meetings on Broadway Ufindlabh UNOJ. Paul
Cramer is lea'ding the singing, assisted by many volunteers, including the following: Pearl Allen, Kath-
aryn Sherrick, Ruth Taylor, Guyla Kroske, Grace Inbody and Russell McBride. Through the wonderful
eloquence of Rev. Vandersall, many people are hitting the trail every night and great success is assured
Lawrence Peschel is at present the editor of the Morning Republican. On the same paper Miss
Margaret NVeissling edits the "Home Econimics" column, Miss Vera Ross, under the pen name of "Ima
Peach," has the Beauty Hints department, and Miss Ruth Meeker the society section.
There are a number of the old class on the present high school faculty. Miss Ethel Cusac as prin-
-cipal, has perfect order at all times. Miss Bessie Heimhofer in French an'd Miss Edith Fuller in
Spanish, are teaching Juniors and Seniors how to "parlez" and "hablar". Miss Ethel Bellinger has the
Literature Department and Frances VVeist the Domestic Science. Zella Sharninghouse as instructoress
in Cicero and Vergil has sanctioned the use of "ponies" and her classes are crowded to capacity. Pro-
fessoress Alice Evans is trying to teach thick-skulled Juniors that HZO is water.
Dudley Lea is president of the Self-Lifting Piano Truck Co., a growing concern employing nearly
one thousand men. Mr. Lea married Miss Mary Marks a few years ago. Harold Bryan is General
Manager of the same company.
The Misses Martha Trout, Fae Severns, Lena Stoker and Elsie Russell are operating the Viola
Beauty P'arlors. If we judge by past indications the business of this establishment should be flourishing.
Miss Helen Van Voorhis is the president oi a very aristocratic girls' finishing school located in the
suburbs of McComb. At the same school Miss Katherine XVells teaches Domestic Silence and Miss
Margaret Priddy has classes in "Dignity and Correct Social Manners." Miss Margaret Reber instructs
the Psychology classes while Miss Josephine Reed holds the important position of Disciplinarian. I al-
ways knew that Joe was pretty good at that stuff.
On the train going to Chicago I met Richard Hopper and Lester ll einland, two of the best traveling
salesmen in the country. Both are receiving immense salaries. They became proficient in this work
at an early age when they "traveled" hetween McComb and Findlay in going to and from school.
In the XVindy City I met Dr. Herman Gibson, who is considered one of the best dentists in the
middle west. I wonder if Herman draws the patients by his wonderful gift 0' gab.
Roscoe Shoupe is the president of the Postal Telegraph Co., with his o .... ce in Chicago.
Philip Reimund has succeeded NVillie Hoppe as the champion billiard artist of the world. Franklin
Reed is at present operating the motion picture machine at the Lyric Theatre. Miss Josephine Edwards
and Miss Gladys Hamprecht are starring in Mack Sennett Comedies. Their pictures have scored a hit
In St. Louis I stopped 08' at the Hotel Statler, of which Arthur Edie is the manager. At the same
hotel were Mr. and Mrs. Roderick McClure, who are touring the country in the interests of the Anti-
Chewing Gum Association. Mrs. McClure will be remembered as Miss Katherine NVisely before her mar-
riage. Iu'dge LowelllDorsey and his wife Cnee Ethel Slatcherl are attending the convention of the
National Bar Association now being held in St. Louis.
One of the brightest careers of the entire class is that of Miss Frances Garber, who is cartoon
editor on the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Well, I believe that I have included every one in this piece of modern history and will close, wish-
ing all the best luck in the future.
1 Yours sincerely,
FRED R. BYAI..
On the evening of May 21, 1920, the Junior and Senior classes of Findlay High School gathered in
the beautiful decorated rooms of the K. of P. No. 85 Lodge for the biggest and brightest social event of the
season. After the program which follows, games an'd dancing were enjoyed until midnight, when every-
one found their weary way homeward with thoughts never to be forgotten of the Fine reception given by
the Class of '21 to the Class of '20.
Address of Welcome ....... ......., J unior President
Response to Welcome ................... ....... S enior President
Talk by Mr. Buess.
Saxophone and Vocal Numbers .....,,. , ................. Ed Backey
Speech of Evening ............................ ......... lv Ir, Guy Miller
Piano Solo ............................ ............ ....... H e len Weikel
Remarks ....... . ...... D. S. Finton
Tllli l!l.L'li .XXIT HOLD
I ht- Ilitt tt 1 it ix li-i mzikt- up this iiicttirt- hzivt- wtni this plum' tif tlistiiictitm
wztiixt- --I tht- -tilt-mliil win-k which tht-y hzlxm- rlunc, This page is dedicated
s ' - ' 1 s: ' : '- :ittuim-d :i stztiirlard of ninety pci'
itht- iitix 'md girl UI tht tit x uhm h ut
tr-tit gL1,..xt in tht ir xxiirlq. which t-ittith-S tht-m tu this rccugitition.
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x t I 14 t-i tht- gimtip xxith liritlc fm' tht-y hzivt- hut-it spcciztlly 5clCCtl-fd
'-fir: :tt-1:1 iii 1 iii iiiimht-rs, :tml init- that hits :txt-Vztgcd wt-Il, It is :tn envi-
iih- pf--iti ii tht iti-in-. Iii ht- ftitimi ztiiimig this cwiiipztiiy. NVQ ctmgtuttilatc
the,-ii: 'iii thi ii' 'tttuiiim-tits :md fhull fwllmx' tht-in with iiitci'-est as they work
T1 t'i'.'.:tt'fi l ii-lit-r qfmif.
li' -""tfhiitt xxith uri-ilit is xxwirtli whih-3 hut it is at gm-ut litnitn' to bc
ix-i-fl 't'.1i.ii th-iw xxlilift- rank in sclmlztrfliip clt-mauids this clistiiictitm, Of
1 t if- -fi"tfhi'tt1-il with lifmwraihli- im-iitiuii Kilt-ii Ihittwt-ilci' and Ruth
i1:w'.'.:i im- i- tht- il1"i11'Nl :txt-wwf:-N in tht- clztssitwtl cmirst-, and iii tht- cum-
5 ' YN '
in-:'fi:1i fhifiitiiif-nt I'+-:trl Xxiiiiiillllwflll rztiiks tint. 'lihc uthcr5 deserving
..-:.tE.,ii :tr-.-1 .Xiiiiiu-,x IJ-:ttf Klztiluiiiij' Xlztiiii, limwitliy Iiright, 'lihchtlzt Hush-V,
Ihifzi Xzm Xlniriii-. lithvl t'iiw:tt', Nl:trg:ti't't lit-ht-r :md lI'Cllt' Klutitguittwy,
iimw it l.i'i.:tii, Nlztri-,ii t iiiiztxxztx' :tml i.ZlXX'l'K'lll'l' l't-svlici.
Iiwsf- 'f-th-It -in-tial vm-rlit ulmti thi- 4Jl'g1l!liZIlliHl1 :uid faculty uf thu
-i,.,.i.g :md th-i tai- h:t-.v Hut :tll hw-ii uhh- t-i :tttuin thug high stundztrd, yct
i- vw- liifiiifl ti. In- iii'-111111-ix fit' zt vhtv which rzui mukt- such :L slimving.
A- -'1'I I li lilJl'I'1 JR.
THE BLUE AND GOLD
Seniors As They Are and Will Be
NAME NOTED FOR PROBABLE FATE
Albert Alg ...............,, ,,,,,, S ' ,,,,, ,,,,.,,,,4,,,,,.,-,-,-,-.. Y . .
Merle Alleiei .... ,,,,, A Q 5, A?gi?LT::l
Pearl Allen ......... ,,,,,4 T Wms 4---- lprima donna
Martha Brown ....... ,..,,, G ood guard ,....., Qhampion girl athlete
Ruth Brown .....,..
1-iarold Bryan .......
Evalyn Byal ...........
Fred Byal ....,...,.,,,,,
Rema Burson ....
Ethel Bellinger ..,.,
Madelle Baldwin ...,
Edson Backey ....
Jesse Bailey .......,....,.
Marion Conaway ....
Alice Connell .,..........
Everett Crawford .
Leo Cunningham .
Ethel Lusac .....,.....,,
Paul Cramer ......
Sara Crites .............
Tom Duncan ..,......
Lowell Dorsey .....
Alice Evans ...........
Walter Elsea ....,,...
Arthur Edie ....,.,...,
Lois Fennerty .......
Edith Fuller .........
Hal Fisher .............
Harold Grauel .......
Eunice Gilbert .......
Herbert Grimes ....,.
Carl Gobrecht .......
Bessie Heimhofer .
Thelma Hosler .....
George Hards .....,.
Edson Hosafros ...,..
Alice Hickerson .....,
Dale Hill ...,..............
Grace Inbody .,...........
Gertrude Johnson .
Leo Jaqua ...............,
Allen Kestle .........
Alice Kistler .- ....,.
Beulah King ..,......
VValter Kirkbride .
Guyla Kroske .......
Cecile King ...,.
Ila Loach ....,...,
Audrey Leaf ,... .
Dudley Lea .....
Frank Long .....
Mary Marks ......
Marjory Mann .....
Ruth Meeker .,..........
Dwight Myers .....,,
Pearl Miller ...........
Carl Moomey ...,..
Edna Moore .....
Lora Moore .....
Leslie Miller ....
Ada Marvin ......,....
Althea McCleary .
Egg-shaped head .....
Betting . ,,,,,,.,,.44 .,
History Star .....
Curls ..,........ . ....
Bowlegs ...,,,,,,,, ,,.,
Woman hater ......
Hootenanies . .,,., .
V ale'dictorian .,.,,
Good nature ....,..
Eyes and hands ,..,,,...,.,...,Y
Poetry ..,.........,....................... ..,.l.
Bobhed hair ...........,.,, .,,.,,.. .,.,,..,,..
Sunday P. M. rampage ..........,....,
Speed .,.........,.......,...,...,,.,,,.,... ,,,.l,.
Sweetness ,..,... - ....,......,.....,
Powerful voice ,,......
Complexion ....... - .......
Football ,...... - ........,........
Style .......,..... - ..........,.,,,.,,..
Previous preparation ....
Mustache QinvisibleJ .........V .......
Fascination for the ladies .,..........
6th period lunch ..,.,.............., , .... .,
Miss Hill's pet .....,.
Red hair .......................
Hair-do-ups ... .,.,...........,,
Roguish eyes ..................V..
Aggressive recitations ..,.,
Theatrical stuff .....
"Tell Me" ......
Tiny mouth ,,,,,,,,,,
Original slang .......
'Normous puffs ......
Vergil recitations .,,. ,,..,...... ..... . .
Horse racing ......,..,.,., YVV.,.. ........
Original CPD oil can stony
Golden hair .........,..,......................
Powell . ,........., ........,.,...... ....... .....,
"It Pays to Advertise", ..... ..,...
Divine tigure .....,...,,......,
Malcolm McFarland .... ...... H andsome ..,.......,,..
Roderic McClure ,..,... .,.... l faithfulness ..,........,.
Flossie Powell .... ...... ,..... L 0 oks .................,,,......
Elizabeth Priddy .... ....,, P erpetual motion ,...,..
Margaret Priddy ...... ....,,, V 'ampish ways ..........
Lawrence Peschel ,..., ..,,.. B usiness ability ,,.,...
Margaret Reber ..... .,.... P retty hands ...,.,...
Mortimer Ticket Agent
Property man "linger Longer"
Star hick, Bluliton, Ind.
NVoolworth's prize clerk
Proprietress of city dump
President of U. S.
Champion world typist
Pres. of Plumbers' Union
Farmers' better half
janitress of F. H. S.
Capt. of the Titanic
Authoress of note
Queen of Waikiki
Rag man A
XVild woman-Ringling Bros.
Mrs. Tom Thumb
lMilliner at xV00lXVD!'ll'l
1 Holy Rollers' star member
Author and hoozer
slack Sennet's beauties
Marry English Title
Caretaker deaf and dumb asylum
Urs. B. V. Delrlays, hick.
Blower for town blacksmith
lVhistle for Edison record
Arrow collar model
President Bachelors' Club
iEdna Moore's assistant
President of Sugar Trust
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N A M li
Ycra Ross . . ..
l'htlt i Rettntttttl . .
Ullxr Rnltlllststt .
Elsie Russel . ,
Ethel Slateltrr . .. .
Yict--r Snyder ,, . . . ..
Yclla Sk'llJl'llil1glhlllsK' ,
l-Inna Snihart . ..
tirace Shafer . .
Rt-sine Sltnnpc ..
R--llatul Th-vtup-un .. , . .,
llunglas Shafer .. ,
Rntlt Taylor . . ,
llclrn Van Ynnrhis ,
NOT!-ID FOR l PROBABLE FATE
iPonltry s ecialist
tiootl sport.. . .. ..
Hair ....,, ......
Flivver .. ..
liiggle . .. ,.
Plcztsing grin .,.., . .
llartl lahnr ...,...,., .,.....
Grace .,.,...,. ..,.. .
Iiffcclive l?l speech ...... .....,,
lux-es ...... . ........ ..
lllnt: tttitltlx' .,...... .....,,.., . ..
"l tlon't lunnv"l'it'ics.
l'.velirou's . ..,. .. ..,...,..... .,.,. .
Bluff ,,....,,, ........,...
l thlvt noise
Yrrnun Yatttlcrsall , Sinccrity . .......,. .
Kathryn XK'iscly . .
Margaret XYcis-ling .
Kathryn XYulls ..
lfmtiexs XYet-t . . .
l.t-stcr lYeinlantl .. . .
Kenneth lVc.ncr .. .
I-akcr ..,,. ...,.,4.......
Psycltology star .....
llaskethall ,.... ..
llaxcl XYisr ' . ,... Lllrisrilla . ..., ..
l'c.trl XVilltatnst-u ,. fi-mtl looks ..., .
R--lvcrt Y-.st . .,. Watldle .,...
Ycrn lay .. , Lack of sense... ,.
Leader ofp "smart set"
A good wife to Carp.
Successor to Norma T.
Missionary to England
llcmonstrator for Wrigley's
Baby hippo-only one in existence
lux-entor of "Turpin pat. medicine
Principal of F. H. S.
Prof. of Domestic Science
Girl on magazine covers
Strong man and acrobat
Future owner of Brunswick
Strong woman suffrage advocate
Atlas, hold up the world
Manager Riverside bathing beach
Prize inmate Tolddo hospital
Ambassador to Japan 1
RESPONSE TO JUNIOR PRESIDENTS WELCOME, JUNIOR-SENIOR RECEPTION,
Mr, l'rr-1-lt-tit .intl junior.,
'lt-.i-'ltrr. -.i .-nr .Xltna Mater,
Ft-llnvt t'la--tnatcs, loyal Seniors,
I.xsten lf- this mlq tif parting.
Four l-:ng yt-.urs ltavc -Clill 1-ur lalmrs,
l"-:nr I-ing year- wc'tc t-vile-l together
I"r1-rn the tlann, nh.,-c racy lingers
lil-mln-ntvl u- lu early efforts,
'l':ll the 1-xcttinuk lcngztltcnitig slizuluws
T-,lil ti- that our work was 1-mlcfl.
'I'!n.uglt tht- yt-.in were always busy,
l,1i.itli me are t-- :sate tltctn cn1lt.l.
l -...th vie arc, fi vt-.rthy trrtvllcfs,
T-- 'lcpzirt ir-im your instruction.
l.1-.itll uc Arr, U frllvm sltllltllln,
Xuvt t-- -ay ifwwllfy :mfl leave y-nt.
Thi--:gli 1-ur ala--tw Mau- lit-rn rivals,
MAY 21, 1920
VVc have known the bond of friendship,
And this evening we are gathered,
Al your kindly invitation,
Tn express in word and doings
Hur true feelings toward each other.
And we thank you, worthy Juniors,
For this kind
VVhen, as Seniors, in the future,
You shall mount our place of honor,
May you Gnd
liright with triumph and achievement,
lilac! with many a worthy frien'dshipg
May you Say
May you say
"lt is well that we have studied,
lt is well that we have known thee,
0 our gracious Alma Mater."
BY HIQLEN VAN VOORHIS, Senior President.
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History of Junior Class
.X sirnigt-r um iyilliing tlirungli ilu- in.un lnill uf lfinillziy High Suliuul on :i beautiful Friday after
n...in in l'v:lirn.iry. Sinldcnly it suunical .is if thc very walls of llic luuilding would lic lnirst asunder. A
irciiiu-l-ms r--.ir nmdu it-L-li licurd, :in-l tlicn, laiinlly ut Iirst, liul swelling to ai rolling chorus-
"-llllllofa rnlif ,lnniurs rnli!
Rnli! Rah! ,luni-irsf
A -inilinu it-.iclir-r :ippt-:ircil :arf-und :i uirncr
"lYl1.ii'- mf" -lcxnxinllul Klic str:inI-1l'f-
"Tlic ,lzini-irs. 'l'lic5'xc just 'li-nc suinctliing 5.5-Jud. 'l'l1ey'vu bczilcn tlu: Seniors again,"
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"'l'hcy'-ic ju-t divine -.mu-iliiiiuf"
Huw ilmlirmlurisin- ui nur clan-sl XYc'xc lwucn "doing things" ever since wc entered Findlay High
5. V...-il, :in-l unix-nfl if- Lu.-p riglii nn.
ll-.us i.ir .wmv ll st-L-in-, tlifii rcvl-lcltcr ilziy in llic :innails ul nlil F. ll. S., wllcn the Class of 19.11,
i.i-, li-xniln--l -irung, nfs! ln.-iziiiiv .i pxirl -if tlii- vrncrulilu institution. VW: miirrlieil lu sclicml tlml iluy
s-.itll in-:ir .in-l ln-nilflmu in nur limrts, fur nc wvrr guiiig in pass unc ul' llic niilc-stones in nur lives.
l'ni1-riiin,iu-ly, --ur 1l.i-- -.ms iliviili-fl, iini- linn-ln-il in the l.inculn Scluml, :in'il unc lluudrul in llns
XX'.,.lnngi.iii Hui pvrlnip- it wi- :i wunl thing hir niiiicuiii- that wc were scpzirziled, fur we .uccuniplishucl
-1-i-vnim: num- lv- 4--.rn ilxxuli-il .is nu in-ru. lYli:it wuulml wi- llzwc dune ullugctlivr!
H-ir .i,1,,ir:, tm- riglri in ilu- ilml-. iii Ilia- war, tlizil full 1-f l'Il7, :mil we curly ilcciilcil llizit, il' wr.
,V-rv ii. in-lp lit-r -.1-ry xnniln, nn- inusi -irgzinizi-. .Xvumlingly, :it tliu l.invnln wr formed :i cinnp:icl vlnss
.qyiiiilili-fri, .1.'.l.4.1 -.Iiuq-if., ,,n.l pr...-L-pill-il if, ill. mir lu--t. C.-Xnal il was sonic licslll Al the NV:isli
ir..'i-in -.Ar 1-frmufl t-.-,U liiimry ---in-lu--. .ind ulu-in-vcr :i iwniipziign rziini- along, unc was piltcsl :igziinst
p,.- Mixer in inivr.-v riidlry lf. vi- ulfnli t-.iinlfl vi-:itll ilu- gi-nl Iirsl, llntli srlmul-. n'L-nl over tliq in
lli.il j.--ir iff- l.1n-1-ln lligli Mlm-il li.ul nu mu-iv, so 1-nr rlnss "gut busy" :Anil us :i result tlicru
.,,,,.1. g,,,1,,:, ,,q tm. ff.,m 1.1 ilu: l.inii,ln :i..i-inlily rm-in si pmnn livziring :n silvur plate npun which is
1-I I-A llu- l,imi.ln llluli Nluifil liy llll- 1 Liss ul lUJl."
lk 1- g..-.f .i -1,4 ml :ii mln-li ilu- im-mln-rt nf ilu- ilu-s :ippa-:na-il in funr little plays, incluiling za minstrnl
ri itlr pn fl vu I lv lily i
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'llia- H..-1,.l,vy' -if -.ur 1l.i-- .il ilu- Xkfisliiiugtvni Srlunul wi.-rc nut lu lac uulllunc lay their l.ini'nln
in,-1.11, --. il.:-y pr:--1-nl:--l .i play, "'l'ln- I-inntry Mini-wr," in llic- l'cntr:il High Si-lmul :iurlQuriinn, un'fl
rw'-i-.1-fl 1n.1lu vu-Il flu--1-ru-fl pmlv: fi-r llirir wx
THE BLUE AND GOLD
The high school football team was badly in need of halfvbacks. We sent into the breach two of our
number, George Williams and Wilbur Rhinehart, who saved the day for the school.
' Outside of a matter of buying some four Liberty Bonds, supplying orators for the Thrift-Stamp
campaign, and money for the Junior Red Cross, the rest of the year passed quietly.
The next year saw us subjected for the first time to the terrible scrutiny of Mr. Finton's piercing
eye, and intro'duced us to the mysteries of the United States Mail Cas carried on in F. H. SJ At last
we felt like full-fledged members of Mr. Finton's large and thriving family. Vl'e struggled along man-
fully, trying to discover why Caesar couldn't have waited until we came before he built his bridge. And
why, if x equals a cow, and y equals grass, does the square on the hypotenuse equal the area of the
circle, or only the length of the transversal cutting a tangent to a cube? KA Sophomore's niglitmarel
During the year, every one was saddened by the loss of Herbert Swartz, who was one of the best
liked of our classmates. The whole school felt sincerely sorry that a life so promising should be so
cruelly and su'ddenly terminated.
This year has been the best of all, and we have tried to be the jolliest of jolly Juniors, friends of
had the pleasant experiences of all Juniors in observing the blunders of the Sophomores.
This year has been the best of all, and w have tried to be the jolliest of jolly Juniors, friends of
everybody except on class days, when we felt it to be our bounden duty to defend the honor of our class,
We presented the Christmas rhetoricals, but were not given a chance to put on spring rhetoricals because
of the inter-class debates, which I dare not fail to mention.
Dfd we not humble the mighty Seniors on three occasions out of four, and so win the right to dis-
play our class colors on the debte banner, right up above the assembly room blackboard? This is the
outstanding achievement of the Junior Class.
We Juniors claim to be nothing if we are not fair-minded, and we think that the Senior and Sopho-
more classes this year are perhaps deserving of the most unstinted praise, but we reserve the right to
consider our class the best that ever went through F. H. S. Soon we shall be Seniors, and shall eamestly
endeavor to be in the school all that a Senior Class should be, and to raise, if possible, the high standard
of fair play and co-operation which has guide'd our school through so successful a year.
-J. A. B. '21,
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Sophomore Class History
The sun arose with a sleepy brilliance. Stifling a yawn, he cautiously looked over
the horizon. Seeing that there were no clouds to obstruct his right of way, he started
forth on his daily journey across the sky, "Today is the first day of school," thought
he. "I shall make up for the gloom in the children's hearts hy shining as brightly as
possible." And he "governed himself accordingly."
The Sophomore Sons and Daughters had no such charitable outlook on life,
however. This was the day when they must suffer in silence the jeers of the "upper
classmenf' They had so far escaped this necessary humiliation, for during their
verdant Freshman year they had come, had seen, and had conquered, and had hence-
forth and forever more been lords of all they surveyed. But this year! Oh! unpleasant
The realization was as unpromising as the anticipation. After enduring the
contemptuous glances of the learned of the land, all the Sophs were seated in the
awesome confines of the Assembly Room. Mr. Finton made endless speeches, interm-
inable assignments to c!asses, in which he made frequent explanations "for the benefit
of those who are in the school for the first time." Oh! death! where is thy sting!
Even the faculty seemed to think there was no limit to Sophomore endurance. At last
the seemingly endless morning was over.
After this first wearisome and nerve-racking morning had come to a disagreeable
end, the feeling of insigniticance was somewhat lessened. Nevertheless the Sopho-
mores were ever reminded that they have a long way to navigate on the teinpestuous
sea of learning before they come safely in calm waters on board the good Senior-ship.
The members of this abused class. however, were not to be thus lightly cast aside.
"Truth crushed to earth will rise again."
For the first time in the annals of Findlay High School. the Sophomores were
given the privilege of having a part in the selection of morning exercises.
XYhen the .-Xrmy Essay Contest opened. the incredibilissimus parvus class re-
sponded nobly. Indeed, one out of our midst, Jack Betts, carried off the highest
honor of all by getting his Essay sent to.Toledo.
Late in the year a Literary Club was organized. Talent along literary lines was
shown in the original "master-pieces." '17
In the Opera. Mikado, two of the principals, Ruthanna Davis and Gladys Needles.
were of our illustrious class. Their ability as prima-donnas was unquestionable.
During the Red Cross Drive, the Sophomores surpassed the higher classes, despite
Mr. Finton's dark predictions to the contrary.
Gentle readers, do not think we are ignominiously and vaingloriously "bragging,"
but we wish to impress upon the minds of those who may'be' doubtful about tlieuim-
portance of our class that we are not to he lightly considered.
XYe now leave our place of honor l?l as the youngest and accordingly most
beloved one of the family to the Freshies with all good wishes for their success.
-BY RUTH RISSER.
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History of the Washington Class 1962.3
One fine Monday morning in September, a jolly bunch of knowledge seekers gathered in the assem-
bly room of the Washington High School. The teachers wondered why the boys' shoes shone like mir-
rors and the girls' dresses looked like pieces of the rainbow. The only scientific reason Miss Jacobs could
conceive was that we were Freshmen. Yes, we were taunted by our fathers and mothers, uncles and
aunts, and oh my, by all the rest of our relatives! Never were we so glad to hurry to our seats when
that dear old electric gong soun'ded.
We all had to listen to several orations from the teachers before receiving our class time schedules.
Such a time as we did have in finding our classes! Some of the pupils were lucky to get to two of
their classes out of the four. Jay Reed, wishing to go to bookkeeping the third period found himself
confronted by the Latin class. Thus, as "Freshies" we continued to make blunders for several weeks,
but with all this we soon found ourselves on the road to knowledge.
Football and basketball became a pastime of the boys. A few girls were interested enough to try
to organize a girls' basketball team, but were unsuccessful in securing a coach. The student body was
very enthusiastic over the athletic events and often turned out to cheer the players at practice.
A great event in November was the organization of two literary societies, Philophronea and Clei-
horetea. Programs were given every two weeks under the direction of the two societies. A contest was
held between the societies in selling Christmas seals in which the Cleihoreteans were victorious by fifty
cents. This competition created a friendly opposition.
Not long after the organization of the literary societies, five clubs were organized, namely, Astronomy,
Social Service, Art, Nature Study and Pathfinders. These clubs met after school at the building and at
homes of members. The aim was two-fold-work an'd play. It was rumored that the Astronomy Club
visited the moon at one of the social gatherings.
The greatest event of the year was a Cantata, "The Rose Maiden," given by the Washington-Lincoln
Freshmen. It was under the supervision of Mr. Richards. Mr. Richards is the well-known soprano,
although he does not sing in the same pitch as other girls do as he told us one day during practice.
Plans are being made for several club picnics and banquets. There are also plans made for a Lincoln-
Vilashington picnic thus uniting their forces for their September drive.
But all good times, brought by early spring are soon to be cnt short. The last of May is fast
approaching and accompanying it, the last days of the Washington Freshmen Class 1923. Some may be
left behind, but the majority are going on, leaving their wonderful work as Freshmen to be put down
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"Frienlds, Cleihoretcans and fellow classmates," thus boomed the voice of the grave and dignified
secretary ot the Cleihoretean Literary Society over the deep stillness ol' the room. "We have with us
today. at an enormous cost. one of the most talented, disting1iishe'd and noted orchestras in the Held of
music today. l, as the official representative of nw society, take great pleasure, in fact, great ride in
lveingable to introduce to you the XVashing'ton High School orchestra." There was a Hourish of: violins
and violin bows, ot clarinets and comets and with a crash the musicians attacked the overture of their
tmstpublte appearance. ln spite of the fact that the Manual Training Department had to be called in to
repair. a broken violin before the program could begin a thunder of applause proved that at last the
W ashmgton School had achieved a successful orchestra. The personnel of the orchestra follows: Mr.
Abbot, faculty a'dvisor: Reed Carruthers, student manager and first violin: Elmo T ner, student director
and first viohn: Paul Day and Lester Elsea, second violins: Gladys Reimund and, George Hildebrand,
elarinetists: Cobrun Vandersoll and Harold Parsons, cornetists, assisted by Thelma Stowe, drummer, and
Mrs. Abbot, pianist.
-ELMO P. TYNER.
Social Service Club
The Social Service Club, tme to its name, was organized with the expectation of real work as well
as good times. At the tirst meeting, which was held in December, Kenneth Tyner was electeld president,
and Mildred Smith, secretary, with Miss Jacobs, the facult advisor. At the bi-weekly meetings there
were spirited discussions upon such topics as school plans, health and hygiene, accident prevention, and
vegetable and tlou-er gardening.
The Glee Club
tWritten in the style of a typical Freshman theme.j
XVe belong to a glee club. I like the glee club. I can sing, The rest of them can sing. too. Every-
one that has heard us likes our singing. Miss Bolton is nice. Vile all like Miss Bolton. Miss Bolton is
our faculty musical advisor. She has a big job. Ruth VViseley plays for us. We like Ruth's playing.
She can play well. Ruth is a good girl to play for us. VVe sing when our school gives a program. We
can sing many songs. NVe are in three groups: the horrible, the miserable and the terrible. I am a
horrible one. The terribles carry the high part, the miserables the low, an'd the horribles the medium.
Our aim is to let people know we are the great singers that we are. '
-MARY KATHERINE STEVENSON.
The Art Club
Troubled days of indecision preceded the organization of the Art Club. The motto "No Women
Allowed," closed to us the door of the 'Pathfinder's Club. None of us are star-gazers: we are not interested
in other folks' back yards: we all knew a tree when we saw it, so we finallv decided to join the Art
Club. Miss Bolton, as our faculty advisor. led us through numerous mental difficulties concerning paint-
ings. Our ignorance was 'displayed when 'Bettv Wagner disnlayed the picture of "The Three VVise Men"
as a typical Madonna. 'Marv Katherine Stevenson made the startling discovery that in Stuart's
famous portrait of George Xvashington. the uucer expression about his mouth was caused by false teeth.
XVe were informed that "The Avenue of Trees" was not il display of paint brushes, We were so delighted
with our discoveries that we agreed to pass them on. Fertain members of our club gave "art" talks for
the lwnetit of the student body. Membership in the club makes it possible for us to see Dr. Fox's col-
lection of reproduced paintings and to take a trio to the Art Museum at Toledo. If you wish to see
how we look, just examine Reynold's painting, "The Age of Innocence."
The Astronomy Club
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
But after the Astronomy Club was formed, we foun'd out what you are. Orion. although a brave
hunter, is Irving to run away from Sirius, the dog, and he also makes offerings to Taurus. the bull, to
keep out of danger. Near at hand the pale 'Pleiades are looking on the struggle. The race of Ursa Maior,
l'rs Minor, Auriga and Fassiopeia, around Polaris, is very interesting to Paul Day, our president. We
went along with the first rocket to the Moon: craters, mountains and seas rnct our eyes. We were very
much frightened because lohn Roberts only weighed six nounds and Miss Battrick, attempting to iump
over a large stone, jumped so high that she went out of sight. Of course the Aurora Borealis of 'March
22 was beautiful, but you should have been with us and seen the cause: it was nothing except that Helen
l,ydic, our secretary, fell into a sun spot and caused an eruption. Yes, twinkle on, little star, we now
know what you are.
The Pathfinder Club
The Pathfinder Fluh is a boys' organization of the Washington 'Ffigh School nf 1920. It is com-
pnscrf of twenty-.three me-mt,Q-rt with Mr. F. li. Abbot as faculty advisor, Ralph Wise as their president,
and jay Reed as secretary, The club nrmnoterl athletics and outdoor sports. It also took charge of the
literary program on May 7, l'72'l. lVith an outdoor setting, papers, readings, glee club singing, and
f.,-Chcq,-9, playing wr-rp prpemteil portraying a summary of the year's work.
The Nature Study Club
The :tim uf the Nature Study filub is shrxwn by its name. It was one of the first to hc organized and
has ht-rn one of the most enthusiastic rlubs in the whonl, Before the weather permitted long hikes, the
girls studied twigs of various tree- and enioved social sessions at the homes of club members. One of
the first hikrs was taken on a wir-dv dav in Februarv, when the club went on an exploring expedition to
'Rivrr-idr Park and ll-r Fmintry Fhih, ln spite of the thrilling experience crossing the wet, slippery dam
and wafling mud ankle deep, all rt-ported a splendid time and were all the more enthusiastic for the
numerous hikes talcrn during the remainder nf the yt-ar. The officers of the club are: President, Marie
tvqffig Vifq.Pmti,!f-nt, 1,4-nnnra XVallen: Sf-rretary, Anna Hamilton: Faculty Advisor, Miss Kuenzli.
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looking forward as the beginning of a new life. Others probably, as the beginning of death for was
this not the hrst day of school? No, not schoolglligh School. This day on which we could proudly call
-should we call ourselves Freshmen? The bearers of the name and the name itself are due for a lot of
ridicule, sneers, etc., but-yes, we would call ourselves "l"reshies," realizing that some day we would be
equal to our old and dignified predecessors who call themselves Seniors, Yes, indeed!
first day passed off splendidly for us. Not many mistakes were made, although some lost track
of their schedules and had to go to Miss Kiefer and have her look up their assigned classes for them.
The worst thing of all was the little bell by Miss Kicfer's desk, which dismissed and assembled classes.
Several were seen starting violently, when that shrill noise went through a bashful, timid, quiet class.
Then came a day when we were honored by being invited to the Senior rhetoricals, My! Our wise,
aged superiors looked upon us as a mother would upon her child. "Bless our hearts!"
At last we decided to have clubs and have our own rhetoricals. XYe were divided into four groups-
a group of boys under Mr. Green, another under Mr. Martin, a group of girls under Miss Kiefer, and
Miss Cratty, another un'der Miss Moore and Miss Culler. This proved a success and we had quite a
number of interesting programs, sometimes assisted by the school orchestra.
Hello, the next thing on the line was the first Mothers' meeting. That was a happy time-for them
We amused, or rather entertained, the mothers by showing off our cultivated voices under the direction of
Now came the speeches from the pupils over at Central High. They came over here to get us
interested, and they did. The first one was given by Albert Boss for the Athletic Association. The next
one, or rather the next two were given in behalf of the Y. M. F, A., by Frank Slick and Clarence Fox.
Next came the speech by Richard Martz. He talked on debates and urged us to hear some over at
Central High School.
At last came the time when we decided to be black sheep and outcasts of Central High rio longer.
We held our fourth pep meeting of the year directed by jack Leader. lt was decided that -'ive ask to
have a share in the Blue and Gold. This was requested as the first step towards our rights of Central
High. It was a struggle but in the end we won.
For other things also, such as sending the basketball team to Delaware, we sent in our money. XVe
took, or rather tried to take tleave it to Central High, did we?J just as active a part in their school
athletics, etc., as if we were over there ourselves.
And so, this is the way we passe'd our never-to-be-forgotten first year of High School. Much fun,
but much, much more work was enjoyed Uj but we did it, so let's give a toast:
"Here's to the Freshmen pupils and teachers,
May the teachers live long and happy, and may the pupils live to be-Seniors.
Rah! Rah! Q N
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The Nu Beta Alpha Club
The Nu Beta Alpha Club was formed December 2, 1919, by a group of girls of the Lincoln High
School, under the guidance of Miss Kiefer.
At the tirst meeting, the following otficers were elected: Selma Alexander, our mighty Presidentg
Willa Hough, dignitied Yice-Presidentg Cecile Mooniey, our trusty Treasurer, and Margaret Renninger,
Secretary and Reporter. Later Ruth Mitchell was elected tirst critic an'd Sarah Newcomer, second critic.
At the lirst few meetings miscellaneous programs were given. In these, ways and means of bettering
our school were earnestly discussed. Toward the end of the year, the members took up the study of
"Great Masterpieces of Painting."
lt was under the auspices ol this club with the Epsilon Tau Chi Club assisting, that the first rhe-
toricals lor the year were given. This was December 19, 1919. Of course they were a success. After
a short program, consisting of Christmas music and the reading of Henry Van Dyke's "The Other Wise
Man," the two clubs treated the rest of the school to a real Christmas party including Santa Claus, pres-
ents and refreshments.
The other clubs followed suit and it was on February 20, 1920, that we again made our appearance
with the E. T. C.'s on an improvised stge, which the villain, hero, arid all the rest of the characters of
our play kindly gave their assistance to build. This time the two clubs presented two scenes from John
lJrinkwater's famous play, "Abraham Lincoln."
The girls also helped keep the assembly room cheery by polishing the silver plate on the piano, and
occasionally washing the book-case doors, so the pupils could see the books through the glass.
XYe now pass on and leave our guiding constitution for the coming Nu Beta Alpha Clubs of Lincoln
The Lincoln Llp-to-Date Club
The Lincoln Up-to-Date Club was organized in January, 1920. It was composed of twenty-six boys,
their object being to study the lives of living as well as deceased great men. Mr. Martin has acted as
the faculty advisor. 1 , ,, V, ,LA
The tirst meeting was held january 6, 1920, an'd the following officers were elected: President,
George Schwartzg Vice-President, John Hazel, Secretary-Treasurer, Richard Oswaldg Reporter, Richard
Hosler. A constitution was drawn up and adopted by the society.
At each meeting talks were given by members of the club on the lives of great men and their activities.
The society gave two rhetoricals during the year, one in January in honor -of the birthdays of
Franklin and McKinley, and one in April, giving the play "Hiawatha,"
The society has been a great help as well as a source of pleasure for the members and a complete
success in obtaining the object for which it was founded.
Epsilon Tau Chi
The Epsilon Tau Chi society was the first boys' club organized in the Lincoln High School. It was
iormcld the latter part of November and immediately got down to business with Mr. Green as faculty
advisor. At the tirst meeting we chose cardinal and gray for our colors and elected the following officers:
President, Harold Hillg Yice-President, Newton Priddyg Secretary, Ray Jones.
We have not had much chance to show our mettle, but when we do anything we do it thoroughly.
We have tried to get a better understanding between teachers and the pupils and are always rea'dy to do
anything to secure this.
1Ve assisted the girls of the Nu Beta Alpha Club in their Christmas program, and with their help
gave a XVasliington-Lincoln program on Feb. 20. VV4: had several essays on the lives of these men by
different students. Following these we gave two scenes from John Drinkwater's "Abraham Lincoln."
The first scene was a sample of Lincoln's home life. The second showed a scene in lGencral Grant's
headquarters during the war. These scenes were made very realistic by the costumes of the characters.
The success of this play was due largely to Miss Kiefer's patient drilling and coaching.
The Variety Club
N:imefThc Variety Club.
Colors-Illacl: an'fl Orange.
Officers-President, Leta Priceg Secretary, Mary Stahlg Treasurer, Leontine Curth.
The Variety Club was organized December 4, 1919. The object of the club was to have a variety
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of topics discussed at each meeting. There were many interesting discussions on the subject of etiquette.
The Variety Club, under supervision of Miss Moore and Miss Culler, and the Lincoln Up-to-Date Club,
with Mr. Martin as leader, gave two rhetoricals. The first one being on January 30, 1920, in honor of
Theodore Roosevelt and William McKinley. The second one waas given April 2, 1920. This was a play
entitled, "Hiawatha". The caste:
Hiawatha as child ............. ....
Hiawatha as chief ......,.......
N akomis ..........
The Arrowmaker ........,..,..........,.........
' Kwasind ........,.....,..............................,.,...
Young braves and young squaws.
...... ....... E verett Myers
. ..... George Swartz
--,--, ...... B ert Gunderman
The Parent-Teachers, Association of the Lincoln School
On the second Thurs'day of October, 1919, the Home and School Club of the Lincoln High School
entered upon the fourth year of its useful career with Mrs. Geo. Byal, President, Miss Kiefer, Vice-Presi-
dent, and Mrs. C. E. Kramer, Secretary and Treasurer. At this meeting the Club awarded the honors for
the year 1918-1919 to Ruthanna Davis, for the highest average for the year, and to Esther Inbody, for the
greatest number of points gained during the year. The symbol of these awards were fountain pens.
During the year the teachers and mothers of the pupils of the seventh and eighth grades of the Lin-
coln School have become a part of the organization, which now becomes known as the Parent-Teacher
Association of the Lincoln School. VVith an initial membership of almost one hundred the organization
sought and has obtained admission to the National Parent4Teacher Association, an organization of world-
This organization has the distinction of being the first one of its kind to be established in connection
with the public schools of Findlay. Others have sprung up, but this one is the only one that has sur-
vived to tell the tale of its heroic struggle for existence.
Cantata "The Rose lvlaiclenn
On Friday evening, May the seventh, under the direction of Mr. Richards, the two Freshman schools
combined in presenting Frederic H. Cowen's beautiful and popular Cantata, "The Rose Maiden." The
chorus of two hundred young voices were assisted in the solo parts by Mrs. Richards, soprano, Miss Edna
Moore, rnezzo-soprano, Mr. Forest Jacobs, tenor, and Mr. George White, baritone. The difficult score
was played by the Chapman orchestra.
This is by far the most notable musical event ever given in Findlay-notable as the harbinger Of
great things in the future musical life of the city.
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John Hazel-I bet I got about twenty on that
Miss Coates Chearing himj-Why, John, I think
I gave you more than that. Perhaps I had better
look your paper over again. I do make horrible
Leontine Curth-Where did Rebecca expan'd at
Kay plus zqj?
Miss Coates-Why, she expanded in her head.
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Miss Kiefer--LaVern, if you dont settle down
I'll invite you to take your books and leave. n
Clappy Csurprisedj-Thanksg I accept your kind
and gracious invitation.
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"I just dropped my pencilg what's that the sign
of?" asked Superstitious Mabel.
"Sign that you've got to pick it up," answered
The cows are in the meadow,
The sheep are in the grass,
But all the educated bluffs,
Are in the Senior class.
Had a little dog and his name was Tax,
I opened the 'door and Income Tax.
Would.n't It Be Funny If:
Ethel Dorsey would stop throwing notes?
Glen Baes would stop chewing gum?
Jess Altschul would stop talking?
Jack Leader would keep his back turned away
from the east side of the assembly?
Earl Hamilton would stop winking at Naomi
Mable Kinney catch a beau?
Miss Coates, while studying "The Merchant of
Venice," told her pupils to use their imaginations.
Later she asked R1 pupil where Jessica and Lorenzo
met, an'd was much surprised with this answer,
"Out behind the garage."
Peg McKay-Heart failure.
Jess Altschul-lndigestion of algebra.
Mable Kinney-Industrial fever.
Dippy Snyder-Dizziness in head.
LaVern Clapp-Spring fever.
Frances Holliger-Broke her funny bone.
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WANTED-A new high school.
WANTED-A physical trainer.
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FRESHMAN RECIPES l Ginger Cakes
Angel Food Cake i You will need I. c of each:
, b . h Peg Renninger
I-or this you will need equal portions of: Newtgn P,-id'dy
Ruth Fuller Iifance !'I0mS'er
Eugene Heischmnn , WHHCC Kramer
-'xlldfsb' gliflfalllll' l Seasoning will be found sufficient. Mix well
M3100 QOHIHSWOOJ 1 with a rolling pin. Findlay High
Q Seasoning will he found suEiv:ient. This recipe
is very popular, hut usually best liked when taken
in small quantities.
Gather together :
Mix well. No seasoning is required. Stir gently,
as the least agitation will spoil it. Roll into small
halls. Place in very hot oven. It can not be too
hut. ,Cut in small pieces, as very little suffices at
one tune. Spread with butter and serve hot.
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Ruth Fuller's ambition to study.
Betty Brickman's musical talents.
Audrey Barklow's disposition.
Peg Renninger's wit.
Bertha Byal's attractiveness.
Olive Shaw's dainty feet.
Alexander's care-free way.
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It is no longer a secret that our athletic treasury is in a rather depleted condition-so depleted in
fact, that we all shudder when the business manager mounts the rostrum to tell us that funds to finance
athletics can no longer be found, not even with the aid of the "lab" microscope.
The Findlay High School squad of 1919-20 practiced without proper equipment, made a poor showing,
received no sweaters, due to- a lack of funds. A4certain town near Fin'dlay and sometimes considered a
rital, had the best of material, made a fine showing, and gave sweaters to ,every member of their squad
that deserved one. The ditference is due to the fact that Findlay did not have a member of the faculty
to coach, but were forced to hire a coach from the outside with money from. the limited athletic fund.
The Findlay High School squa'd, thinking this handicap should be removed, asked for a faculty coach.
So that the same condition would not exist next year, they were promised that their request would be
Before the above matter came up, a meeting was held by some of the boys from the High School.
Incidentally at this meeting and the two that followed, it became apparent that there was a great need
for an organization of the whole school: an organization to promote more and better school activities.
An effort to secure such an organization was made, but this effort may not be successful, in which
case it will be necessary to keep on making efforts until the desired organization is perfected, To fulfill
the great need, and to correct many things every bit of pep in the High School will have to be or antzed
an'd directed in the proper channels. ' .
XYith such an organization, we can getnbetter athletics, we, can get better school spirit, and many other
things. "Many other things" includes a big sale of athletic tickets, a good school band, and better school
If the pep and energy' that is wasted in the stamping of feet, the throwing of notes, and other small-
town pranks is organized, it will promote the most and the best school activities in the state of Ohio.
The Neglected Youth of Findlay
An 'urgent cry is 'disturbing the Findlay atmosphere, calling for industrial promotion, for street im-
provement and for any other new project that would better the opportunities for financial gain. But of
what avail will these industrial advancements be with no cultivated brain behin'd them? There must be
brains to direct the brawn. These urgers of industrial advancement are ignoring the fact that there must
be learned citizens to back up their industries when they leave them. Do they wish the youths of their
city to hold up their standards or are they intending to import the supporters from other cities that have
provided adequate advantages? They certainly would rather hand their industries over to their own chil-
dren. Then why do they not provide modern means of training that would be conducive to the proper
handling of modern industries?
Do the taxpayers of the Findlay of today desire that the present high school building and equipment
display the degree of efficiency which they expect of those which it trains for the Findlay of tomorrow?
XYould the guide for the stranger in Findlay point to the Central High School building with pride and
say "This is our Senior High School?"
This building has been erected for twenty years with little if any improvement. Does the manu-
facturer treat his business this way? Vertainly not. Then why
la given the business.
Men sneer at our football and basketball record, but why have we such a record so inferior to Fostoria?
Simply because we must be content to grapple with little or no equipment while the loyal supporters of
Fostoria provide their students with the equipment necessary
equipped and see us shinel
not give the youth as fair a chance as
for victory. Equip us as Fostoria is
Manual Training Department
Much effort has been exerted in the past two years-to make ,Manual Training of Findlay equal to
that give-n in the best schools. The rooms have been painted, equipment rearranged, new cabinets made
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by the department, and new machinery installed. Proper equipment is very essential since Manual Train-
ing is no longerian. experiment in school systems. Manual Training is comparatively new in public
school work, yet its influence on the development of the brain has certainly made itself manifest.
It has passed the stage long ago when it was considered a mere opportunity to learn a trade to
make a few needed utilities, a place to absorb the excess activities of the restless or backward pupil. The
aim of Manual Training, as of all teachings, is to develop the individual, and quicken the intelligence.
Manual Training implies more than acquired skill. It is the quality of mind and the spirit of confidence
that it produces, that gives it its place in the school curriculum.
The growth in- mental and motor ability, thus brought about by the concrete problems, contributes
largely to the making of the resourceful, useful citizens, that are now in such great demand.
Manual Training not only gives us a more useful and practical view of domestic life and trades, but
also gives us, as citizens, an entirely different intellect-ual fiber, a better habit of observation, precision
honesty and self-reliance. VVe are glad that the work in Findlay schools is arranged according to these
The pupils work on in'dividual, concrete projects, in which they have a personal interest. Each pro-
ject must be a real problem, each pupil is given a chance to do his best and advance according to his
ability. The student makes his own- plan and shop drawings. Thus he gets practice in the constructive
designing of the many useful articles, which he builds during his course. The problems consist for the
most part of various forms of furniture including the finishing and upholstering. '
' Tn the mechanical drawing classes-work is given in the fundamentals of drawing, followed by work
in diEerent forms oftprojection, sect-toning, intersections, and developments, sketching, working 'drawings,
tracmgs and blue printing, as used in technical courses, and practical fields.
Mechanical drawing is a universal language by which ideas are graphically expressed, and each pupil
in Manual Training is required to take this work.
Much credit is due to Mr. Boman for having helped us to attain so high a standard in Manual Train-
-THEODORE LANG '22.
-MERLE HOSLER '22
ing for the years 1918-1920.
The Home Economics Department
The Home Economics girls have gone into a broader field of work this year because the women an'd
men of science have realized that thisngreat problem of Home Economics is a very difficult and important
one. Probably the World War and high cost of living have brought this new vision to them,
Why? Why? Why? This small word of three letters is always before us in our Home Economics
course. Why do some cooks toughen a tender piece of meat or why are eggs often cooked too much?
These are just a few of the questions we Home Economics girls are asking ourselves.
The housekeeper of today who has the welfare of her family at heart will not conhne her interest in
food just to ,the cooking processes and new recipes, but she will see the importance of what food really is,
its composition and how it. nourishes us, how it is manufactured, the cost of food and how to buy, the
principals of food preparation, .suitable combinations and amounts of food. Such problems as these We
Home Economic girls are learning.
From our various experiments in the foods laboratoryave have realized that chemistry goes hand in
hand with Home Economics for it clears up such propositions as-What is carbohydrate? What is pro-
tein? What are fat, mineral salts, and vitamines? Also yve realize the importance of bacteriology in can-
ning fruits and vegetables, in souring milk and vinegar, in bread making and many other ways.
We have learned a few simple tests for silk, wool and cotton. A few of us were very much disap-
pointed to find that our winter dresses which we made in class were not all wool for the manufacturers
had used the warp thread of cotton. When we separated the fibers we found the material had not been
woven from new but from made-over wool, a necessity due to the great scarcity of wool in our present age.
We have also had a small amount of field experience as a special feature of, our work. We have
made three trips. One was to see a carpet loom so the process of weaving materials woul'd stand out
clearer in our minds. Another trip was made to the sugar beet factory. f1'here we saw the beet from
the first process to the last. The third was a public beef cutting demonstration. The Lincoln and Wash-
ington Home Economics girls were present at this demonstration. Then too, we prepared the Thanks-
giving dinner party given by Mr. Finton to the entire High School faculty. ,
Along with our theory we have had a good deal of practice: .Every Monday, Tuesday and NVednes-
day the o'dor from the foods .laboratory perfumes the whole building and everyone passing through the
halls, sniEs the air as though it were filled with the odor of a rose.
Thursday and Friday of every week have been devoted to sewing. We have completed winter and
The Home Economic classes owe their success in cooking and sewing to their patient instructor,
Public Speaking j
This year saw the institution of a new department in F. H. S., one which we believe is destined-to
grow in importance and popularity as time goes on. For the past two years the school has had debating
teams, which competed with Fostoria an'd Bucyrus in the spring of each year. These naturally' led to the
establishment of a regularly authorized department of Public Speaking, with courses for which regular
credit is now given. As a result of this new feature, the school is assured of a ready supply of fluent
speakers for any and all occasions. No project involving the support of the student body of. la H. S. has
failed this year, a fact which is due in great measure to the ability of our speakers to stir the student
body to great accomplishments.
We believe that this course in Public Speaking marks another important mile-stone in the advance Of
F. H. S. to the front rank of modern educational institutions.
THE BLUE AND GOLD
Future students of F. H. S. should be encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity here offered
them, for the man who can get to lns feet nowadays and address his fellow countrymen in bold, fearless
speech undoubtedly has the advantage over those who cannot.
Much credit is due to Miss Baker, of the English Department, who willingly gave her time to the
guiding-of our young orators and to Mr. Matteson and Mr. Fintoh who have taken great interest in this
-R. B. '20.
Sophomore Literary Club
For want of a better name we shall call it just plain Sophomore Literary Club temporarily, first,
because such a common name is unworthy such a remarkable club, and secondl , because we do not hope
lu he ec-phomorcs much longer, but we do hope to perpetuate this institution throughout our high school
years. Q -
You see our organization is still in its infancyg hence, as Miss Mills so aptly remarks, the lack of an
appropriate name, and, also, the lack of publicity.
.As to ptivbl-icity,-tliait will soon be forthcoming, for we are expecting great things from this small
beginning. 'This soctetyavas not formed merely as a club to peruse tl1e works of other great men and
women. We expect to invent some of our own. A brief history of the first meeting may serve as a
sample of our work.
This was a Poe program and was held with great success. On the night of April the seventh, the
members of the club stole softly up the darkened stairs to room four, which, in three short hours had
been transformed from a prosaic, common place school room into a room of ghostly delight. The hand-
some carved chairs were grouped artistically about, the rloor was spotlessg the electric lights were cov-
ere'd with red paper, and these, together with the candles, shed a ghastly light upon the subject, which
was Edgar Allen Poe, his life and works.
The meeting was conducted by .our handsome and distinguished president, Donald Gassman, who
made the numbers more than interesting by an original and clever twist to each announcement and intro-
The program comprised the first chapter of our serial story, "X, or the Unknown Quantity," Poe's
life, two or three of his stories retold, a pianologue, "The Raven," two original ghost stories that rivalled
Conan Doyle's for horror, an'd a parody on Poe's "'1he Bells". It all was blood curdling enough to satisfy
the most critical.
The programs have revealed great talent in various lines. Two poets, Olive Stevenson and Elsie Roth
have been discovered. Olive's merry, rollicking verse vies in charm with the sweet, woodsy poems of
lilsie's. jack Betts' rendition uf the Oblong Box was delightful though terrifying, while Edna Caspari's
ghost story sent chills up and down the spinal chord of more than one of her auditors.
.Xnd not only literary benefits have been derived from the club, Leo Holmes and Dwight DeHaven
have acquired great skill in knocking the corners oh' furniture, an'd are fully prepared to run their new
transfer line from Findlay to McComb.
Enough cannot be said of our president, and our secretary, Emily Gibson, is doing splendid work. The
treasurer, Ruth Risser, we feel is well chosen. The treasurer is not so weighty as yet that she must have
hcr life insured, but we are sure that, if such were the case, she would be equal to the occasion. Gladys
Needles is our publicity manager, and has done her work nobl . Mabel George, the vice-president, has
had ne cause to function as yet. This completes our list of oliicers.
Our literary club has been a wonderful success, an'd though most credit is due Miss Beardsley, the
en'husiasm of the members was a great factor in the formation of it. Though only two meetings have
tawen place, such interest has been shown, and we have all enjoyed ourselves so much that we are sure
the club will endure long after we, the founders, are gone.
-ONE OF 'EM.
Music Class loco
The custom of l". li. S. previous to this year has been to make music compulsory for each student.
'lhis year the authorities decided if music was made elective the class would be more efficient. Music in
1 ur school is an organized course just as are the other departments., A half credit is given each pupil in
this department. That made things not only a pleasure but something to work.
Thus it was that all nf those enjoying the freedom of the fourth perio'd in the morning and wishing
In better their voices found their way to the banditurium. Here they were met by Prof. Riclards, who by
his tfiorts has :n-complished great things. during the semester.
'lhe prospects of the year were bright for that group of sixty students. Especiallly were they bright
lu thc Sffplnnii-ire-5 for, were they not lu be in the opera and appear before a real au icncef
lltcry 'l uesday and 'lihursday except when the furnace was not working correctly this same group
.,f "-.ti-hiuu to-be-singers" met with their instructor to learn just how they could best bring forth talent.
lint tliqsq titnlents were nut the only .mes who waited-fur "Music Day". It had been said by many,
who did not rind it in tlngiusclves tn take music that "Music Day" was so entertaining!
A number of thc clmrust-s we sttirlitftl during the year are: The I'ilgrim's Chorus, Soldiers' Chorus,
Upcn Ye Portals and Bridal fdmrus.
lt is cfnnrrifm :nnong luimans tu savc the best until the last, and that ia. what Mr. Richards saw lit
tu du. On April 15, 16, 17 the music class put un the annual upcra which is said to be the best hotne
talent show ever put nn in l"indlay.
This tla-s of ambitious vnu-ic sucker-t was nut in vain, but served to accomplish great things.
-RUTH VAN VOORHIS '22.
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The War With the Helvetians
Th-e sun hadkjust sunk behind the rnighty Alpine mountains. ln the gathering dusk, the tiny valley of
Helvetia, dropt like an emerald in the circlet of mountains, lay wrapt, apparently in sweet repose.
The rude shepherd returning crook in hand to the tiny village of Moluca was met at the Gate by a
crowd of chattering worthies, -eadh talking loudliy of the great news. Everyoiie was hound thlit he tell
the newcomer the wonderful tidings, and the poor shepherd, usually a solitary creature enough, was the
center of attraction 'for once. His dark face immediately brightened. The country folk counted it a gala
day wlufn one so wise, so gracious, so kind, so generous, so rich, so noble as Orgetorix passed through
t ieir vi lage.
Meanwhile great preparations were going. on in Molucla. A council of the chief men of the village
had been called to make plans for the entertainment of their royal guest. While these worthy gentlemen
are cu'dgelmg their honorable wits, let me relieve this terrible strain, and tell my gentle readers who
this hero was: Orgetorix was the possessor of the longest, noblest, most magniticent pedigree in all
Helvetia. He sat in the shade of his family tree, and calmly appropriated all the praise, splendor and
titles of which the various branches of it had ever been guilty. If you will allow the expression, he was a
regular shark on titles, and, having the necessary ambition and enough filthy lucre, he had acquired quite a
collection of them and, incidentally, ran the government of Helvetia. Urgetorix was a great favorite with
the peoplf, and was noted for the banquets and various entertainments with which he delighted the
masses. n short, he believed in advertising.
The day of festivities 'dawned at last. Moluca, attired in its best bib-and-tucker, marched to the
town gate. The prettiest girls in russet gowns, snowy cap and kerchief, were stationed at the sides of
the road with garlands of flowers. A triumphal arch had been erected, under which the hero was to pass.
Scores of ragged, dirty boys climbed the fences, shouted, an'd made nuisances of themselves. The stand-
ards of nation and village tluttered in the breeze. The crowd shuffled and shouted, and each stepped on
his neighbor's feet by way of amusement. Thje sun mounted, however, higher and higher and the crowd
waited. It grew hotter and hotter. The croud dispersed to till the aching void, at noon, and then went
hack and waited again. lt was getting to be a joke-this grand procession. The people were becoming
disgusted, when in the distance was heard the toot of a million horns. Instantly the crowd revived. lt
sttiod on its tip-toes to a man. There was a breathless pause: then around the bend in the road appeared
a uge pageant of gaudy color an'd gay music. The crowd gave a long sigh, in 'which.rehef, awe, and
weariness were mingled: then the golden chord of silence was broken. Pandemonium reigned.
Orgetorix's train was a motley procession, which consisted of guards- on proudly stepping horses,
whose shining weapons gleamed in the sun, heralds in green -livery, with gilded trumpets. In the midst
of it all, on a milk white-steed with gold and silver trappings, ro'de the hon of the dayvflrgetorix.
Orgetorix, nodding and smiling this way and that, at the open-mouthed country folkgcii short, chubby,
round-eyed Smirking personage, who threw copper Coins among the aforesaid urchins. rgetorlx lost no
opportunity to make an impression on the susceptible rustics.
Behind him, in a sedan chair borne by four stiff, scarlet-liveried creatures, rode Narcissa, Orgetoriys
beautiful daughter. Her appearance in the parade was a matter ot great interest and speculation
among the townstolk.
The banquet was served in the council chambers to Orgetorix, his retinue, and the noblest and wealth-
iest citizens of Moluca. The commoner people made merry in the market place.
During the evening Orgetorix gave his reasons for the journey thither. It seerned that he was on his
way to visit the Haeduans and Seuuanians. Together with these states the Helvetians were to embark on
the high seas of adventure. The Helvetian chiefs had decided that Helvetia was too small, too unfruitful
for such a mighty tribe. They were looking for new worlds to conquer tof which Urgetorix meant to be
princel. As a result preparations must be commenced at once for the 'departure from Helvetia. In two
years they would set out.
The next day Orgetorix and his daughter resumed their journey. The Sequanians agreed to the
plan, after quite a little coaxing.
The Haeduans received them hospitably. Diviciacus, the chief, agreed to the plan and everything was
promising for Orgetorix.
The real purpose for his visit, however, is yet to he disclosed. After much maneuvering, Dumnoux,
the brother of the chief, and Orgetorix managed a secret conference.
- Alone, all stiff formalities were discarded. Dumnorixuand Orgetorix were "two souls with but a
single thought" an'd that thought "power", The conversation was somewhat as follows:
"As friend Dumnorix had already heard, Orgetorix had persuaded the state, after qu-ite a little oratory,
to abandon the narrow strip of land they called their own, and to go out into the wide, wide worl'd to
seek their fortune.
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BLUE and GOLD
THE YEAR BOOK OF
FINDLAY HIGH SCHOOL
A RECORD OF
THE VARIOUS ACTIVITIES OF
THE SCHOOL YEAR
TO ATHLETICS THIS
BLUE AND GOLD
SENIOR CLASS OF 1920
FINDLAY HIGH SCHOOL
THE BLUE AND GOLD
The uniting of these mighty tribes bad always been the dream of Orgetorix's heart. Now that it
was accomplished, they would soon he able to subjugate entire Gaul. Now Orgetorix meant to have a'
hand in the work. NYhen the most of Gaul was under their control, the Helvetian chieftain could be
quieitly put out of the way. The same thing might befall Diviacus, don't you know, an'd then who but
Dumnorix the Great would become chief of the Headuans? VVould Dumnorix join him in these plans, and
become the sharer of the spoils? Friend Dumnorix evidently would. To clinch the bargain Orgetorix
would transfer his daughter in marriage to Dumnorix. Then Dumnorix demanded to know if tl1e lucky
lady was Narcissa. the gentle, the beautiful? Orgetorix having given him the necessary assurance,
Dumnorix sprang up and holding out his hand, cried, "Put it there, old boyl" or wor'ds to that etiiect.
The next day Dumnorix made a written copy of their agreement, and set it by messenger to
The messenger was a merry fellow, who loved a song, a dance. and a pretty maid as well as the next
one. So it isn't strange that he lost the precious epistle while climbing a nut-tree for the benefit of a
blushing baker's daughter: nor is it strange that one of the numerous spies, lurking about the camp,
should pick it up. I
Thus it happened that Orgetorix found a warm welcome awaiting him when he returned home-a hot
one in act.
The council had. in some mysterioius manner received a small packet 'dropped hy a careless mes-
senger on Haeduan soil, and. having put two and two together, made it five.
Q As Orgetorix and his train wound their way up the old familiar streets once more, they were astons
ished at the manner in which they were received. The nobles only gazed at them coldly. Children booted.
At one comer they were almost mobhed. Always a band of soldiers followed them. Even the beggars,
former staunch a'dvocates of Orgetorix and his goodness, reviled their patron.
A terrible fear clutched at the coward's heart. Was his secret out at last? Impossible! Who was
there to betray him? Nevertheless the old rascal shook in his boots.
The instant he reached his dwelling place he received a summons to court. Here the charge was
brought against him. Orgetorix was given tive days in which to gather together his slaves and depend-
ents. His penalty was death at the stake.
All seemed against him. His friends shunned him. Always a guard was at his elbow. The very
ldogs in the street shrunk away at his anproach. As the days went by, Orgetorix's terror increased.
He tried to bribe the governors with fabulous sums. His gol'd was now wortthless-worse than useless.
Always a terrible fear clutched at his heart. It was as if a sword, suspended by a hair hung over him.
Always he seemed to feel the flames about his limbs. His days were horrible.
On the dav of the trial. all his clients were assembled. His slaves alone mounted into the thousands:
he tried to feel contident of slipping away in the confusion.
The entire city was congregated to witness the demise of their old 'demi-god, Orgetorix.
The trial was to be held in the market place. 0rgetorix's people were on one side. his enemies on
the other. Tn the center, visible to all. the criminal was to be placed. At the farther end a stake was
implanted in the ground around the foot of which were heaped fagots. There was great confusion.
lVhen all was ready the heralds blew a shrill blast on their trumpets. The jury took its seat im-
pressively. All bf-came silent. The iudge reouired the prisoner to step forward: but no prisoner an-
r-eared. for the simple reason that there was no prisoner to step. The bird had flown: Orgetorix ha'd
There was great agitation among the hy-standers. A search was started instantly. Bodies of armed
men scoured the city and immediate vicinity for traces of the prisoner.
After hours of weary search. a body of soldiers stumbled on a dark object in a .small lane leading
toward Geneva. lt proved to be Orgetorix-a knife in his heart. 'Traces of fear still lingered on his
ghastlv countenance. Thus en'ded the career of the missrable traitor-Orgetorix!-the people's god-
with feet of clay.
Though the prime mover of the departure from Helvetia was no more, the governors thought the
plan such a good one. that it would be well to carry it out.
During the two vears set aside for the preparationss. the Helvetians worked to the very limit. 'Every
available inch was given over to the olanting of grain, The wheelswrights and wagoners. the blacksmiths
and farmers worked night and day. There was talk of little else than the approaching exodus.
Finally the last grain of wheat was ground into Flour. The last leather thong was fastened to the
last shield. the last cart was finished to perfection. Only a short, dreary winter remained before spring
time and the journey.
The Helvetian govr-rnors improved the winter months by making an alliance with Rauraci, the
Tulingi, the lfatobrigi and the Boii, neilzhbofinl !fll1CS.
At last thc frozen fields began to thaw: the song of the' blue bird was once more beard: Old Sol
showed his roun'd. rcri face for a longer period each day. Slim, green shoots sprang from out the dark
earth. Spring had indeed come!
Hut it held no iov for the Helvetians that year. Over each of the four hundred tiny villages, basking
in the pleasant sunshine, brookcd a spirit of sorrow.
Ord:-ra had come from headouartcrs that they must hnrn the homes which had sheltered them so
long, and assemble on the banks of the Rhone by the Kalends of April.
On the specified day all the people gathered outside the gate in a long procession-the women an'd
children in carts, thc chiefs and nobles on horseback, the remainder on foot.
YVhcn the fire was kindled, loud were thc groans and wailinszs and pessimistic prophecies. As the
flames mounted bighcr and higher. thc gricf of thc ncoole seemed to break all bounds, and tbelmlghty
procession mmerl it: back nn thc sorry sight, and left their long loved home to the fire which was
rapidly consuming it.
Tn the meanwhile, the government was having no little didiculty. lt seemed as if there were only
two roads hy which they could leave Hclvctia-one was wide and light and could be traversed easilv: thc
other was narrow, dark and ditiicult and easily defended. Naturally they chose the former, hut Caesar
Caesar was :i Roman officer in charm- nf that territory in Gaul called the Province, and of the Allo-
brigrs who had lan-ly been conoucrcd by thc Romans.
XVhcn f':icsar hc-ard of the 'l'lclvc1i:'ns' actions. hc immediately set out with a large number of drafted
men for Ccnrva, :t prosp:-rom Allobrigian city, quite near thc Helvctians.
The 'Ffclvctian governors, of course, dccmcd it the only kind, anrl, incidentally, safe plan to warn
facsar of what was about to take place.
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THE BLUE AND GOLD
Caesarlhad already made up his mind when the two rich noblemen, representatives of Helvetia made
a call on him one fine afternoon. Hid'den away in the inmost recesses of Caesar's mind was the niemory
of a former war between Romans and Helvetians, in which the Roman general Cassius was disastrousl
defeated. Also, the Helvetians were noted for being in the vernacular of the st t "h Y d b 'I "
' - fee . Cl l
men, and were not apt to remember their manners hvhile marching through a neighborild- tergitgry. gegi ea
result he had no idea of granting the ambassadors' request.
Nevertheless he made an appointment ith th f d 'd't 11 '
decision. There was a reason! W em' a ew ays 15 ant' W en he would make his
Meanwhile, he gathere'd his forces together, stretched them in a broken line f L k G Y t
Mount Jura, and had them busily digging trenches, building walls and constructing xfiinrxiis. 3 e eneia 0
The de'-sgates from Helvetia returned at the appointed time. Caesar refused them admission at an
price. He also let them know that, if they tried any pugilistic stunts, he would settle them in a hurry. y
b llfhe Helvetians made their adieus rather quickly, and returned home to impart the sad tidings to their
With rafts and boats they formed a pontoon bridge by means of h'ch th d th Rh
They made a desperate effort to break through the Romai-1 lines, hut werev repulsed? Crosse e One'
As there was no hope from this quarter, the Helvetians must either take the more laborious route or
stay at home They chose the lesser of the two evils, and laid plans for the more severe journey. l
Not relying on their own powers of persuasion. the Helvetians requested Dumnorix to gain permission
for them from the Sequanians to make a iourney through their territory.
' As Dumnorix- usually looked out for No. 1: he grasped at this ooportunity with little hesitation. He
had friendly relations with both tribes in ouestion. His wife was a Helvetian, vou remember, and being
still under the charm of the honeymoon, he was anxious to please her Also, Dumnorix looked aliead to
the time when he should rule Gaul, and he wished the Qequanians and'Helvetians to be under obli atio
to him. L g rr Usa
-b Accorldinglyg Ihe did his gest in behalf of the Helvetians. and so it was brought about that the two
tri es exc ange ostages an pledged themselves-the Seouanians to let th H l t' t -
the Helvetians to march without harm or 'devastation to the land. e E ve Kms pass unmoles ed'
Thus it happened that the mighty tribe of the Helvetians commenced their rampage across the coun-
try-for rampage'1t was. Through fields of young grain, through stately forests, through the towns
swept the great tidal wave of Helvetians, leaving utter ruination behind them. '
Caesar had kept spies labout. and these informed him of the Helvetians' movements, As they moved
nearer and nearer the province, Caesar decided that the time was fine for get-ion,
The Seouanians and Headuans were quite ready for someone's help. They sent delegates to Caesar,
requiring aid: and so he gathered together his forces.
The enemy had progressed to the Soane, a wide sluggish river in Seouanian territory. They had
worked for davs building a bridge 'lf rafts :md skiffs. It had taken a long time and much labor. but
finally it was finished and three-fourths of the Helvetin troops crossed to pitch camp on the opposite shore.
The remainder was to follow the next day.
Early in the morning Caesar an'd his men crept stealthily unon them. cutting the hand to pieces.
fCaesar not only 'avenged his countrv in this battle. for a very close relative, his father-in-law's grand-
father had been killed by this same division long agoj
The next day the Romans built a bridge and were soon on the other bank The Helvetians were
surprised at this ouick advent. Thev sent ambassadors to Caesar, who offered them terms of peace
which they very haughtily refused. The war had begun!
A dav or so later. the Helvetians broke camp. So did Caesar. and proceeded to follow them at a
respectable distance. The Helvetians' rear gum-rl and Caesar's men had a bout or two, out of which
the Helvetians came victorious. Tmmediatelv they were badly afflicted with enlargement of the head,
and couldn't resist tormenting the Roman soldiers.
But Caesar held his peace, and forced his solldiers to hold theirs. It was all he could do at the time
to keep the Helvetians from purloining everything in sight. In such a manner, they wormed their way
along, with scarcely six miles between the two armies.
Tn the meantime Caesar was having further trouble. At a certain time each month. he
distributed parcels of grain to the soldiers, We was at this time frumentarilv embarassed, and the Hae-
duans. at his renuest, promised him grain Now 3 f-ei-so-n would naturally think that the Haeduans, for
whose benefit, largely, the soldiers were there, would be only too glad to furnish them with food. 'But
they were not.
You see, Dumnorix had been busv again. spreading propagan'da. injurious to the Romans. He had
always disliked the Romans and the dislike was mutual. Fo Dumnorix told the credulous Haeduans that
if Caesar would subiugate the Helvetians. he would keen right on and soon the Haeduans would be under
Roman imperial power. As a result, the Haeduans were unwilling to supply the Roman general with
anyt ing. '
Caesar summoned a council, and the plot was brought to light. Dumnorix was foun'd guilty of
treason and other slight crimes. Caesar woulld have cut an end to Dumnorix and his plans at once.
except for the entreaties of his brother. Diviciacus. with whom Caesar was ouite friendly. But be had
spies at Dumnorix's heels constantly. to avoid a further nredicament of the kind.
The Helvetians had plodded on, during the skirmish with the Romans. and were now encamped at the
foot of a hill, eight miles from Caesar's camo. Caesar hear'd of this, and sent a man, supposed to be
nuite competent. ahead with the scouts. l abienus. an old officer. was to take troops to the top of'the
mountain and Caesar was to come loter. The idea was for the three generals to attack the Helvetians
from different directions, simultaneously.
When the first streaks of light were reddening the eastern sky, Caesar on one side and Considius on
the other. were creeping slowly toward the Helvetian camp. Labienus held the top, and awaited the signal
for the charge. lust at thc critical moment. Considius made a mistake, because of which Caesar's nlan
was frustrated. Mistaking the Romans' insignias as those of the Gauls, he at once sent a messenger to
Caeser announcing that Labienus was being overcome by the Canis. This rumor SPfe3'd fl1l'0Ugl'I the
Roman ranks and the soldiers becoming panic-stricken, turned and fled as one man.
The next day Caesar was forced to turn aside to Bibracte for grain. The tables were turned, at
least the Helvetians thought so, and thinking this act the result of fear, became the. pursuers and the
Romans, the pursued. Here they made their fatal mistake. for as long as the 'Helvetians kept ahead .of
Caesar he was unable to attack them owing to the rugged nature of the land. Their safety lay in avoid-
ing battle, burdened and impeded as they were.
But follow him they did and overtook him soon. Caesar halted and prepared for battle. To avoid
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a retreat like the last one, he took away all the horses. Next, a triple line of battle was formed on the
middle of the hill, and then soldiers placed at intervals all over the hills.
'The Gauls were not well informed on the modern means of warfare, and merely piled the luggage
tip in one place an'd formed a solid phalanx which could easily be destroyed.
A little while and the battle was commenced. Both sides fought fast and furiously. Javelins rained
about them. Rearing horses, falling soldiers, the noise of on-rushing cavalry, the cries of the wounded,
curses and prayers. were all mixed in one great terrifying thunder.
The liauls at tirst fought with leathern body guards and shields, but the Romans' javeline fastened
them together, and ruine'd them completely. T-hrusting their shields aside, with the mighty battle cry,
the valiant Gauls rushed into the thick of the hght unprotected.
The Helvetians were in a sad plight. The hot June sun increased their suffering.
Though they held on with a bull dog grip, slowly hut surely, inch by inch the brave Gallic soldiers
were being pushed hack. Back, back, hack, until they were forced to take refuge behind the carts and
wagons.. But still the Romans pushed forward, and still the wounded fell, and still the terrible carnage
was carried on.
At last the horrible slaughter ceased, But, alas, the Helvetians would have wished it to go on until
each and every one had met a soldiers' death.
The once powerful and mighty race, dishonored and ashamed, was forced to return to the 'destitute
lands of their fathers. Of the 263,000 brave, haughty men who had marched so valiantly away from their
prosperous valley, only 110,000 remained. The plan had failed. The weary, ragged remnant of battle
scarred warriors returned, in sltatne, to the tiny valley of Helvetia.
Oft within our little cottage,
As the shadows gently fall,
XVhile the sunlight touches softly
One sweet face upon the wall,
Do we gather close together
And in hushed and ten'der tones,
Ask each other's full forgiveness
For the wrong that each has done:
Should you wonder at this custom
At the ending of the day
Eye and voice would Quickly answer,
"lt was once our mother's way."
If our home he bright and cheery,
If it hold a welcome true, U
Opening wide its doors of greeting
To the many-not the few:
lf we share our Father's bounty
XVith the needy, day by day,
, 'Tis hecause our hearts remember
This was ever mother's way.
Sometimes when our heart grows weary
Or our task seems very long:
XVl1en our burdens look too heavy,
And we 'deem the right all wrong,
Then we gain a new fresh courage,
As we rise to proudly say:
"Let us do our duty bravely,
This was our dear mother's way."
Thus we keep her memory precious,
NVhile we never cease to pray,
That at last when lengtheninE shadows
Mark the evening of life's day,
Carl may Find us waiting calmly
Tn go home our mother's way.
W-lihereis Good in the Worst of usn
Xu presidential campaigns, no Paris fashions, no fancy jazz steps, or flying m3ChiHC5, 01' mllllonalfe
,li-,fnrrc ra-ca, nr mu:-h of anything else ever bothered thc peaceful inhabitants of the wee, small country
tillage of Billtnwn with its two stores, lilarksmithh shop, church and school house.
Hilltfiwn lay plaridly in a little valley, bathed in thelwarm sunlight, along the edge of one of the
ynrysl quiet little rivers that you ever saw. lt was there in that quiet, rnodest little Billtown, over the
back-yard fence- that Mary Ann hearrl of "Amos Jones' oldest daughters a-runnin off and avmarrytn
that grind fer nuthin' joe Smith," and that Sally Smithers told Kate Rawlins that them there Perkmses,
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so Sally ,Tones ha'd said, was a-goin' to have the preacher fer dinner this Sunday a week and from all
reports that they didn't have a white table cloth to their name, not even a red one either. Now ain't
So it was when Clark Small bought his new Ford. Now, I guess Clark Small had a right to buy
an automobile, and even a Ford at that, if anybody in Billtown did because it was counseled over and
argued out at the corner grocery and post office combined, that he had more money than any of the rest
anyway for his father before him, Squire Small, one of Billtown's pioneers, left him everything he had.
And if that doesn't remind me of the poor old Hezekiah Sykes, who was quite well to do also.
When a little grand-nephew of his was born, the parents being poor, he had said, "Now to prolong that
name of Hezekiah Sykes and to further distinguish the name, just call the little one Hezekiah Emanuel
Sykes an'd I'll remember him well when I make my will." So the little fellow was christened Hezekiah
Emanuel Sykes with due ceremony but "Uncle Sykes" died not long after quite suddenly without even
making his last testament, leaving the burden of poverty on the poor child with Hezekiah Emanuel Sykes
piled on top of that yet.
"I'm not gonna' worry," was all that he had to say in after years when he had come to live with
Aunt Sairy Baird and had also come in possession of the dog Rags by name and Rags in appearance.
Now it so happened that Heck Sykes, as .he was callled by'his fellow comrades, not only because his
name suggested it, but because at a perplexing or highly exciting moment, "By Heck" was his usual
phrase, had not kept on the best terms with the Hon. Clark Small, wealthiest man in Billtown, by more
than one Hallowe'en escapade and many another daring adventure. The very horror and rage of that
man's rage of that man's soul was the sight of that grinning face peeping out from under a broad
brimmed straw hat with fringed edge, the pink blouse with white polka dots and the faded blue overalls,
the pant legs of which were of the three-quarters length design and last but not least the two big, brown
bare feet, for those feet generally guided nearly two dozen similar feet on similar expe'ditions. The sight
of Heck edging his way through some hedge fence or climbing right over the top of some wire one,
without respect to the matter of fence posts or wending his way down to the river followed by the
little crowd, put the big Mr. Small in many a frightful afternoon of suspense. Vl'hy?
"Got a whole lot o' green apples over in Smalley's orchard. Saw 'em when I come by. Pretty big
'uns too, some of 'em. Kind a' temptin'," announced Young See-Saw Thompson on one afternoon when
affairs seemed to be going rather slowly.
"By Heck, I've got it. C'mon. Get your sticks. VVe'll see how many cows we c'n hit with 'em."
So off they were and soon a whole valley of green bullets was let loose on poor bossy grazing peace-
fully over in the clover Field.
"Onc't we got pitched out fer doin' this. What d'ye say we get some sheets and have something
with some real life. This ain't so much fun as that."
"Here, you an' me'll put these over us. Zeke. an'd git down in the rail fence corner and the rest of
you bring the cows and calves up into the corner and when they git up here, why Zeke an' me'll show
you some real-for-sure westem life," commanded the notorious Heck.
Up the cattle came, up into the corner-and hot, the poor animals had done nothing but fight Hies
and hunt for shade the whole day long, but the rogues were driving them up, up into that Corner and
when they were wondering where they could go next, two ghastly white figures plunged out at them
and sent the poor beasts wildly off in every direction, with only the giggles of the little scoundrels an'd
"c'mon that's fun. Let's do it agin'.". And back the panting animals were driven again and again. until
the Hon. Mr, Small suddenly perceiving two ghostly forms repeatedly rising from the corner of his rail
fence. quite suddenly and unexpectedly put an end to this "c'mon, let's do it agin'."
Poor Aunt Sairy got her share also with the rest. Bake day came but once a week and once too
often she lineld her fat pies up in the east window to the mercy of "Heck and Company," and one after'
noon while Aunt Sairy went to the Missionary meeting, Heck caged her old red rooster, the pride of her
Bock, in a strawberry crate and placed it on the little wagon and started over the place to advertise the
cock that could whip any cock in Billtown. Arriving at the church lawn just as the ladies had spread
the snow-white cloth on the grass for lunch, he decided to make his trip short, but Rags did make it the
least bit shorter. Seeing his master, in boundless joy, he gave one leap over the cage an'd knocking it off
the wagon, let the captive free, flapping its wings and going at a swift rate of speed over the church
lawn and across an unguarded portion of the tablecloth.
"Ol' Spurs," Aunt Sairy screamed and raising on her knees, clapped her hands over her ears in
fright, for the poor woman was subject to frequent attacks of nervousness.
The other ladies were shocked to the n'th degree also as they smoothed down their starched aprons.
"The other day," said Zeke, coming up close to Heck and Seesaw, a little bit closer to Zeke yet,
"Why. Iane Stears sai'd the root of all evil was in boys. Yet she did. Yes an' she said. 'Now there's
a bright sample for you, that young 'un that Sairy Baird is a pretendin' to ra1se,' yes, sir, I heard her
with my own ears."
"She did," slowly said Heck, his mouth slowly dropping a couple inches.
Not two minutes later the three were headed toward the river with Fish noles and a spade. Was
it any wonder that that very eve when the Miss lane Stears slid down between the cool sheets of her
bed suddenly her feet touched something cold, slimy and her shrieks of "Helo!" .woke up the whole
populace of Rilltnwn and immediately brought them all but three to the scene of action. Not long after
she felt justified in every single statement that she had ever made concerning Heck and his "crowd"
Poor Heck's future was foretold, retold and wrell outlined not less than once a week at the corner
store as the heads nodded, the little bunches of whiskers went up an'd down, some fast, some slow-
"I'll tell you, Sairy Bairds gonna' have a time yet. That young 'un ain't gonna' amount to a mite
more'n his father. Go the same way. Little tridin good fer nuthin'."
But the summer days soon passed and then autumn came with its chilling winds and then winter
with its snow and ice.
Late one afternoon as the sun was sinking behind a dark bank of clouds, the darkness coming fast
and the wind beginning to blow quite chilly, a few of the skaters separated themselves from the others
an'd were at quite a distance up the river when some one yelled, "Don't go up there. Ice's thin. Liable
to break through." They took the warning evidently but all had not heard.
"'GucfsskI'll make it fer home," said Heck to himself finally, seeing that almost all had left and it was
getting ar . n
I Then suddenly a cry-now again a shriek and all was still. In an instant, Heck was gliding in the
direction of the dangerous ice and there he saw little Davey Small struggling helplessly and frantically
in the cold water. Heck stretched out over the surface of the ice and caught the child by the collar an'd
jerked him to safety. But the twofold weight was too much and, crack! Heck went through. The water
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was hitter cold, the ice would not hold and try though he would, he could not escape. He sank, he rose,
no one heard, oh, .could not some one come, woulcln't some one come, wouldn't somebody do something-
down he sang again and that was all he ever knew.
The little child too frightened to realize much else than that he was safe, ran quickly home. After
hearing his story, the father wasvery, very thankful in his heart and just the least bit ashamed as he
knocked at Sairy Baird's door a little later.
"No, he ain't come home yit, ought to he here most any time, though. Been down there a skatin'
all afternoon." Aunt Sairy met him at the door.
He turned. Something was wrong and he must see. The path to the river had never seemed so long
and his heart u-as fairly pounding. Yes, he did see, an hour afterwards too. As he stood looking tiown
on the ghastly, 'white uptumed face, just boyish features, blasted, blasted in the beginning and all for
him. a lsudlden tear seized him, his blood seemed frozen in his body and great tears rolled down the
man's c ee's.
-EVALYN BYAL '2O.
Altruism, the Need of the Americans of Today
The period of military strife which has involved nearly every nation of the world has been a great
test of the spirit of brotherly kindness, the feeling of co-operation whicli should be inherent in each and
every one of us. A nation not founded on the spirit of brotherly love and kindness cannot survive. The
people of Germany for many years were taught the vital necessity of standing firmly behind their ruler.
It was because oi this unity of thought and action that they were able to make such advancement before
being halted: hut, due to the fact that her people were utterly unconscious of the principles of true co-
operation and the spirit of altruism, her desire for world supmiacy was not realizeld. "Autocrats believe
in govemment of autocrats, by autocrats, for autocrats. Socialists believe in government of the prole-
tariat. bv the proletariat, for the proletariat. But Americans believe in government of the people, by the
people. for the people: and by this we mean government of all the people, bv all the people, for all the
people." It was only by the loyal co-operation of everyone at home that our boys in France were able to
make such telling strides.
Everyone. during the war, gladly co-operated in everv way that the Allies might attain the goal of
victory but. alas, with the cessation of hostilities the smoldering coal of social unrest has burst forth into
a flame with evervone grasping for all he can acquire for himself without regard for his fellow-man. Is
there not as much need for no-operation now as there was during the war? The problem of the labor
and capital situation is one of such vital interest that it cannot be ignored. It has become so serious that
it is affecting the liberty, the hanniness, and even the life of the public. It's settlement demands the
conscience. the courage, and the intelligence of men as well as the government which they uphold. Let
a souare 'deal illuminate the way: a souare deal that gives a thought to all the people and the common
R'00d- SS Well HS to those who dwell in class consciousness YVe must avoid separating ourselves into
groups. We must co-operate as we did during the war. For. if a government does not guarantee an
equal opportunity to all. if men cease to respect the rights of other men. then this govemment fails. If
a nation does not give iustice and eoual rights to all. there is no liberty.
The American people are confronted by one of the greatest problems which has ever presented itself
to the nublic: that of compelling organized groups of in'dividuals, whether they represent capital and labor,
production and distribution. or whether they are rivals in the same fiel'd. to settle their difficulties oeace-
ahlv. XVe have conouered German autocracy on the battlefield but German socialism conspires in our
midst. This is not a simple nor an easv problem: few vital problems are simple or easy, Present de-
man'ds for labor increases supported as thev are by brute force, cannot he tolerated. They are an iniury
to both contending parties as well as to the public. l'.et us rely uoon the nrincioles of Americanism.
Let us anply these principles to our problems with constantly increasing confidence for "our difficulties
Zfow not out of our national principles but from our de'-arture from them."
ln the immediate past the rights of the public have been seriously endangered by the railroa'd switch-
men in their greed for nersonal gain They have hindered the transportation of public necessities: they
have hampered nul-lic interest: ther have brought industry to a standstill.
Due to the lack of a proner feeling between capital and labor, there is a shortage of raw material for
industries and even food for tbr- public. This strike has even gone so far that lahorers are losing faith and
confidence in each other. labor and capital are at swords' noints and will not ioin han'ds to promote
their nv.-n bf-at inte'-gets, HE plpafl fm- ,n awakening nt' all parties concerned to a realization of all that
is noble and good in mankind, VVe must overcome evil with good. defeat error with truth. and drive out
darlaneis if-1v bringing in the light. if this is not done, we are fearful of our future. Let us unite for the
goo n a .
This is the meaning of Democracy The occurrences which have taken nlace recently are very dis-
tressing to the nation at large. The impulsive mob spirit is displaying itself here and there over the
The bur'-'len of our plea is to get vou to see the spirit of brotherlv love so beautifully given to us bv
the "lowly Nazarene," who was concerned onlv with making conditions better and life happier for all
those with whom he came in contact. The spirit of unrest is making itself keenly felt in the world
today. Yo one is willing longer to trust his brother 'lf we are to build a nation that will live forever:
that will be a statve to Democracy. we must have the united. continuous efforts of this generation. and
generations to come 'ft is not enough that we have I:-ws, 'B'-ck of these must be instilled in the heart
4-,f meh ,md ever-.' one of us ci willingness tn gnbiug:-ve :elf tn the general good of mankind: an unselfish-
ness oattegned after that of the Great Master who was willing to give even his life that the world might
be bettere .
XVe agree with the optimistic Robert Burns when he said:
"l't's coming yet, for a' that
That man to man, the world o'er,
Shall brothers be for a' that."
Vl'e plead for co-operation, the vital necessity in the settlement of our social and economic problems
of tdday. VVe plead for the reign of law based upon. the consent of the governed and sustained by the
organized opinions of mankind. 'Tnited we stand: divided we fall."
-WALTER McCLELLAN D.
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First Prize National Contest Hvvhat Are the Benefits of An
By Donald L. Campbell
Junior Class, Clinton High, Clinton, Iowa.
As Horace Greeley once said, "Young man, go
west!" we now say, "Young man, join the
Army!" W'hy? It is the big Opportunity of the
Are you physically Weak?
"Health is the first wealth," and the Army is a
health-buillder. It provides wholesome food, clean,
comfortable surroundings, proper clothing, and
medical attention when necessary. Physical ex-
ercise is compulsory and every encouragement is
given athletics. These with outdoor life make
men straight, strong and healthy.
Do you seek an education?
You can attend school at any Army Post and
study grammar and high school subjects.
Vilould you learn a trade?
The government has recently appropriated two
million dollars for the establishment and main-
tenance of vocational schools where you can learn
to be a mechanic, auto repairman, electrician,
telegraph operator, chemist, or almost anything
These courses prepare you for a
return to civil life or continued service in the
Do you long for travel and adventure? .
You can be an engineer at the
else you wish.
Join the Army.
Panama Canal, a wireless operator in the Philip-
pines, a lineman in Alaska, or an aviator dying
lVhenever possible, the govern-
in the clou'ds.
ment gives you a choice of station.
In the Army you can travel, leam and earn
at the same time. You may think the Army pay
low. In addition to the 530.00 a month, Uncle
Sam pays for your food. clothing. rent, light and
fuel. W'ith the present high cost of living, why
not leave all the worries to Cncle Sam? After
thirty years service, you can retire on three-
fourths pay plus 515.75 a month. The Army is
not all work and drilling. There are movies,
libraries, games, music and dances: furloughs
whenever conditions permit.
Do you admire courage, honesty, square-dealing,
resolution, and tenacity of purpose? You will
Find these qualities in men like XVashington,
Grant, Sherman, Roosevelt. and Pershing-men
developed in the Army.
This training of body, mind, anld soul and these
opportunities for education, travel and adventure
are more than sufficient reasons for joining the
Armyg but there is another and greater motive
for donning the "olive drab". Do you Love your
country and would you be worthy of her? You
must be willing to serve her both in YVar and
Have you-like Nathan Haleone life to give
for your country? If so, join the Army!
Enlistment in the united
By Jackson Betts
Sophomore Class, F. H. S.
UI-Iats off, the flag is passing by," and with it
is the ruffle of drums and the tramp of many
feet. The spectators are thrilled with pride as
the boys in khaki swing by to the tune of "The
Star Spangled Banner," led by Old Glory. an'd
ever after they are gone, thoughts of the brave
young soldiers' hardships linger in their minds.
But hardships come in war times.
The soldier of the peace-time army has many
advantages, one of which is an education. If he
quit grammar school or high school he can start
his education in the army where be left oE in
private life. He may even begin as low as the
Sometimes a youth enlists who has just corn-
pleted an education. If so, the army provides
that he may study a vocation instead of an educa-
tion. Those who are mechanically inclined may
enter the Air Service or llfotor Transport, or for
those who inten'd to study medicine, will End
instruction in the Medical Corps.
From a comparison with the boys before they
went to war, to their appearance on returning,
we End that the physical training excels every-
thing else that is gained from the Army training.
The physical instructors develop Weak men, used
to indoor work, into stout, robust, healthy sol-
diers, tit for any kind of work in any kind of
The army offers a field of work suitable to the
disposition of the soldier. Those who wish
straight military training usually enlist in the in-
fantry: to those who love the gfeat out-of-doors
and plenty of excitement, the cavalry contains all
of these, if the prospective soldier is of daring
nature and has real nerve, he will End excitement
along his line in the Aviation or Tank Corps,
but if he cannot stand excitement or heavy work,
he may serve his country in the Quartermaster
Department 'doing clerical work.
As to travel he may go to very near any part
of the world he choosesg that is, he may serve
in frozen Alaska, sweltering Hawaii, Panama, or
the Philippines, China, or the Rhine Provincm.
Surely three years of training along any line of
work, with any part of the world to choose as
a training place, along with discipline, the essen-
tial or perfect manhood, ought to prove advan-
tageous to any young man.
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I -.V m'm..f inn
mn-r--i.il Vlnlv .ll l"jlI i-. une of the largest :inil infrrt active clnlms Findlay High has
r-ver lm-l. ll unix ilrgzmiz---l in Septeinlwr, 1010. As :ill the iiiunilwrs were more or lesa popular with their
feliw-.x il..--iiiatm-N it it--lk M-nic time IfIl1lL'L'i1lE who was who aml tw whom the linnur uf Club President
Nh-rnlvl M- Lixen. lfinally :liter innch wmsivlcrziliuii anil a eunsimlerallle length of time hail elapsed we
elcvlwl lfvliwvi llzivkq, l'rui4lemg lfllna Klfmrc, Yiee'1"re4iclent3 l'earl lVilliamsnn, Seeretary, :mil Carl
liwi xlnx ni n l ill up liifl 11. 41--, in fact, there new a million anil une other things that just had
ncre iininermiw euininitleef. to he appointed ancl there was
tu lm' t.il.:gn varf. HI. ln the Iiret plfire there
tl'f- "Vw-iiiiiu-r--ifil Hin," the paper which the vlnli pnlxlielieml monthly that alma innst he attenllefl tn. The
.'l':l- avr Wltxxn- lrnxy new-r :il a xtanflxtill
fini' ..x ilu- Mg eu-nn in thi' lvituxry nf the flnlt nas their preaentaliun nf the play, "lt Pays to
,X1l'.vrti-r- l hr- 1
lu-ple nhl: new in this play took ll1IClf'DIlTiS exveptlunally well, Leslie Miller prrwved
if- ref- yi-mln! ih..t l'in-llax lligh Srliiml li.nl an -'rg:miz:iti4n1 wlnrh lvelicveal in arlvertislrnzf. l.eilie was
vlmrfg r--vi-ly il- lwliexv- nlvat he -aiil :mul in--re than willing ln niaki others lmelicve the sznnc. Pearl lvil-
lizim-fin an-l I wil Kin: lwih prime-l their :ilvility zu actre-aes, And fur the ntlicr lmys who took part in
ilu: play xiimigh irwlil vaiiiiut lre given.
X-at -.xv :irv Iillinwt :il the 4-ri-nniing L-vent in the life of the l'Inl1. Yes, that'S it! The Junior
Re-cptn n xxhiih will he uixen the nfs! neck in Klay. The reeeplmn ii a fnrmal Social meeting given hy
ll'r' 4.11111-r f'-'nm:grfi:il vluli in Iv..n..r af the Jnvnur 4 nmnzerrizil slnrlenls anal is regarded as the climax
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urn her rlzivi,-N with a smile,
1-:iflx 'lll't7Iil1Ill in line xlyle
X lwfrtrr' her cl:v-we eheury,
:iii-lnw iliuaters in the lnrcll,
1-rI1.1.L:s rrrvirs in the Search,
inulu-x Juy an1l rliccrfnlnesx,
ring- her stnrlcnls to aureus.
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The Iustamere Clula
Ouch! XYhat was that horrid hard thing which I struck? After looking about I discovered it was a
pall and pencil. lYhy had that hoy dropped me in this dark pocket when he honght me?
At last a welcome ray of light shot in. I looked out anld saw a roomful of lvoys and girls. Then
someone nearhy said: "This is certainly fine In he entertained hy the ".Iustarnere t'luh". Va: dehaters
from Bucyrus are interested in it."
Deep in my own mind I wondered, 'AXYhat is the .Iustainere t'luh"?
Then I heard someone asking the same question, "XYhen was the cluh organized and what is its
"Oh! it's 'just a mere cluh' organized from the puhlit' speaking classes. It's activities are many. XYe
have quite a record for this year. The rluh really was started last year just two months before school
I felt there was a story here so I made use nf that pad an'd pencil which hail hurt me so cruelly.
"IVe were organized late in Xoventher and in the early part uf Iiecemhcr we had a dinner party at
the home of Leon Hertz."
The other lxroke in, "A formal dinner party so soon after organizing?"
"Miss Baker wanted ns to give after dinner speeches and so we had a practical demonstration."
"Is your Clnh regularly formed?"
"Uh, yesg from a constitution to an initation. By the way, the initiation was at .Iames Bope's house,
He is president so he arranged to have it at his home.
"Did they ride the goat?"
NYeIl, I guess! Iiach prospective meniher had to entertain the cluh for two minutes hut they were
well repaid by the 'delicious refreshments which Mrs. Rope served."
"Is it just a literary cluh to put in practise the principles uf effective speaking?"
"That is its purpose, hut we have parties, too. XYhen there was a heavy snow this winter XYalter
Mcflelland invited us to his home in the country for an oyster supper. It was awfully cold hut ne
had a fine time."
"Do you have a meeting every month?"
"Yes, in February Ruth Brown had a Valentine party for the clulv. A valentine program was given.
Then 'heart-y' refreshments were served hy Mrs. Brown,"
"Aren't these refreshments line though I"
"I should say, it was very kind of Lois Fennerty and her mother to invite the club in honor of the
.lebaters for Hucyrus and Findlay."
"Is this the last meeting of the year? It is so near graduation time, you innst he awfully husy."
"NYe are hnsy, but we are planning for an annual hanqnet. IVould you care for some chewing
"Thanks, if you please."
My heart heat fast as I was pulled out of the pocket. Wvas this then to he my fag
The above astonishing manuscript was found in the pocket of a blnstamerc. .Ns the author was un-
known the officers of the -Iustamere club, President, James Bopeg Vice-Presilderit, Alhert Boss: Secretary,
Ruth Brown: Treasurer, Thelma Hosler, decided to allow me In rctell it exactlv as it was written.
-RUTH BROWN Qu.
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by both contending parties. Clifton Gillmore explained why arbitration was im ract' I
p ica as the last means
The rebuttal was very exciting and called for close guarding on both sides. Fostoria did all her best
work in the rebuttal, for the team was quick-witted, well-informed, and Gillmore, especially, roared so
loudly and convincingly that the audience gave him very enthusiastic applause. But our boys showed
their natural keenness, complete preparation, and convincing delivery by refuting successfully the argu-
ments brought up against them.
K The reward of their work was a decision of two to one in favor of Findlay. They made a team of
:which wle m:i:y all be veryiproud, and those who heard them came home to tell the good news with the
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e ing at in lay High bchool could not have been more worthily and effectually represented
e Justamere Farewell
Justamere message to tell you farewell,
CDon't be excited, I won't make you yelljg
Justamere glance at the days that are past,
Days filled with sunshine too 'dazzling to last,
,Tustamere laugh at our follies and fears,
Justarnere smile at our troubles and tearsg
Iustamere cheer for the victories won,
justamere hint at the big things we've doneg
Justamere bow to our prexy, young Jim, ,
And his Dad and his Mother who've worked right with himg
Justamere moment to say what should come
To Miss Baker, our comrade in work and in fung
Justamere tribute to Mr. Donnell
For his interest and help that have stood us so wellg
Justamere thank you to Mother and Dad,
NVho provided those mighty good times we have had,
Justamere warning to Juniors and Sophs-
Don't wish you were thru, that will come soon enough,
Justamere hope that the things we have learned,
The good thoughts we've voiced when genius has burnedg
May not be forgotten but fixed in each min'd,
VVill go with us when we must leave school days behind.
Iustamere word honoraries to you,
Our sympathy's yours for we'll soon be there, too.
-HELEN VAN VOORHIS, '.20.
If I could talk like some Iustamereite
I'd start in at eight and expound the whole night.
I'd settle the problems that bother mankind,
And x-ray the troubles with the light of my mind.
I'd start on the school board and in one-half an hour
VVith reason and logic and forensic power
Show why a new high school is needed arfd then
Pause at a climax while they shouted, Amen!
This picture show business with its anguish and woe
And the greed it engenders for seventh day dough,
I'd settle like this-quite simple indeed-
Invite all the managers to a Saturday feedg
Talk them somnific, in a Fintonized way,
Put them all sound asleep for a night and a day:
Then when I'd settled all problems of life,
Forever live happy, with a just-a-mere wife.
MR. DANIEL CUNNINGHAM, Sr.
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Findlay High School Orchestra
Has Findlay High School an up-to-date, lirst class orchestra? lt certainly has.
This year we have one of the best and most successful orchestras ever organized in the
history of old F. H. S. ltis a well-balanced typical school orchestra which is always
ready to furnish splendid, high class 1llL1:lC for every occasion,
A great deal of credit is due to Prof, R. ll, Richards, our eminent director, for the
excellent manner in which he has organized and instructed the orchestra. NVe, the
members of the orchestra, wish to take this opportunity to express our deep apprecia-
tion of Mr. Richards untiring help and interest in our progress. He has obtained for
us the best of classical music and although some of it is quite difficult we have suc-
ceeded in mastering it.
On the Sth of January we had a party instead of our regular practice which is held
every Wlednesday evening. XYe gathered at the home of Miss Nellie .Xinsler and
enjoyed a delightful social evening. A great many guests were invited and they were
entertained to the best of our ability.
Mr. Finton has kindly consented to give each member of the orchestra an extra
half credit for his work. This plan has never been tried before and we certainly con-
sider ourselves fortunate in receiving such a favor.
This year the orchestra has played for all the school activities such as the rhetor-
icals. debates, class plays and even the opera "lXfIikado," a thing which before the last
two years has never been attempted by any former High School orchestra. Findlay
High should be proud of the fact that it has an orchestra that can really play and one
that is always "on the job."
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"Mikado," by Gilbert and Sullivan, was presented April 15, 16 and 17, in
the High School Auditorium to capacity audiences. The participants were the students of the musical
The plot of the opera revolves around the wandering minstrel, Nanl-:i-Pooh, who declares his love for
Yum-Yum. Pish-Tush, a pompous character, discourages Nanki-Pooh by relating the release of Ko-Ko.
Pooh-Bah announces that news concerning Yum-Yum would come under "State Secrets," which could
be obtained for a small "insult." "The Big Black Block" sung by this trio was one of the big hits of the
Ko-Ko, represented by the High School comedian, kept the audience in an uproar throughout the
evening. The three little maids, Yum-Yum, Pitti-Sing an'd Peep-Bo, sang their lines with much grace.
Katishlia, an elderly lady of the court, married Ko-Ko, after receiving the news that Xanki-Pooh, the
disguinished son of the Mikado, had been beheaded, in accordance with the orders of His Majesty.
However, it was foun'd out later that the report of the execution was false and Nanki-Pooh and Yum-Yum,
whom he had married, were joyfully received into his father's court. The Mikado, wearing a gorgeous
robe, bore himself with great 'dignity. Vaughn De Reed, as the attendant, strove to carry the japanese
umbrella over the royal head?
The orchestra aided most effectively. Miss Lora Moore, accompanist, with her sympathetic support,
gained the admiration of the audience. Albert Boss and Nellie Amsler took the orchestra leadership
while Prof. Richards was elsewhere.
R. H. Richards, supervisor of music, was rewarded in his untiring efforts, by the intense delight with
which the audience greeted each number.
Caro Guy Miller is to be commended upon his excellent work. He loaned his scenery, principals'
costumes and the wigs for the occasion besi'des giving his time to train the amateur actors and actresses.
The following choruses were readily adaptable to tl1e interpretations of the melodies: K
School Girls-Ruth Van Voorhis, Grace Inbody, Ruth Dye, Elsie Roth, Carolyn Carter, Donna Carter,
Edna Fenburg, Gertrude lVilber, Emily Gibson, Ruth Harper, Burdeen Bennett, Marjorie Koontz, Frances
Montgomery, Mildred lVilson, Helen Stem, Olive Bear, Edna Caspari, Margaret Rudolph, Xllanda Seguine,
Alice Cole, Betty Kwis, Leona Bayless, Thelma Neff.
Court Ladies-Lois Hart, Helen Long, Thelma Hosler, Margaret VVilliamS, Cl121rl0ffC Gefllngefy Agia
Marvin, Dorothy Redman, Katherine Brand, Carol Pickering, Gladys Brown. FIOTCDCE Agflefr I-llfllf
Steen, Vesta Hartman, Mabel Spangler, Olive Creighton, Leol Aiken, Elizabeth Gohlke, Carolyn and
Donna Carter, Emily Gibson, Elsie Roth, Thelma Neff, Marjorie Koontz, Olive Bear, Helen Stem.
Noblemen-Paul Dye, Donald Shafer, Leon Mertz, Theodore Lang, Floyd Shadley, William McCarthy,
Kenneth Shultz, Edwin Diefenderfer, Harold Ittel, Cecil Kuhn, Crlo Dukes, Dwight Myeff-V LEO HOIYHCS.
Dwight DeHaven, Edson VVise, Leo Johnson, George Edie, George VVisnEf, Russel SnYde'-
Guards-Orlo Dukes, Leo Holmes, Edwin Diefenderfer and VVilliam MCC-Hflllyv
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The Seniors presented the Thanksgiving program in a highly creditable manner, though to he sure
nothing was said about Thanksgiving except by the class president, Helen Van Voorhis, in her address.
This was followed by the presentation of several selected scenes from Shakespeare's plays. The Morning
Republican says concerning the event, "The First rhetoricals for the season were given by the Senior glass
at the high school auditorium Wednesday afternoon, and were well received by the large audience."
Allan Kestle was particularly goo'd in his interpretation of Julius Caesar in the moh scene in Shake-
speare's classic. Evelyn Byal, as Portia, and Leo Cunningham, as Shylock, in the court scene from "The
Merchant of Venice," received a large share of the applause, and Tom Duncan, as Cohbo, in the same
play, in the street scene, acted the part well. The VVitches' scene from "Macbeth" was particularly
Concerning the rest of the cast nothing more could he said than that it was a typical Senior cast,
an'd the writer, though a Junior, admits that the Senior class certainly possesses its full share of excepf
tional dramatic talent. Miss Baker and Miss Hill worked hard to make this program the success that it
was, and deserve much of the credit.
The Senior spring rhetoricals were dispensed with, owing to the series of inter-class debates.
The last week of school before Christmas rolled around, and the students of F. H. S. were becom-
ing fidgety in class as their thoughts lightly turned to Santa Claus, and to a reckoning of just how
much their stockings would hold. That is, all were enjoying this happy expectancy but a small group
of Juniors, who hald the task of entertaining the rest of the school on the afternoon of the last day. This
was to be their First appearance as actors and actresses, and they were anxious to make a success.
After two selections by the High School Orchestra, which has contributed its services untiringly for
the support of the school entertainments this year, the audience was submitted for Five minutes to the
"agonies" of being addressed by the class president, James Bope, and then its wounds were healed again
by Nellie Amsler, who played a violin solo. When she had finished, the curtain went up on "Spreading
the News," an Irish comedy in one act. This little play by Lady Gregory shows very effectively how a
piece of even the most ordinary news may he passed from mouth to mouth, ever growing and expanding
until at last it in no way resembles tl1e original. The mere fact that one of the visitors at an Trish
country fair goes away without his pitch-fork, which he has forgotten, and that another man volunteers
to take it to him, is expanded by gossip into a wild tale of murder, and many complications ensue, which
are Finally cleared up by the appearance of both the supposed "deceased" and the "murderer," each in the
best of spirits.
There were no spring rhetoricals of either class this year, for the reason that the inter-class debates
took their places.
The cast of "Spreading the News" follows:
Bartley Fallon .,....... ........... L 'larence Fox
Mrs. Fallon ..,..... ..... G ertmde WVilbur
Jack Smith ...,.....,...,...,... .............. A lbert Boss
Mrs. Tarpey .......,...,......,... ........ F rances Taylor
The New Magistrate ......,.,...,.... ............ R ichard Martz
Jo Muldoon, the Policeman ........ ........ H arold Eckhardt
Tim Casey ,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ..,......., T .eon Mertz
Shawn Early ....... ..... ............ I a mes Bope
James Ryan ..,.,... , ...,.... ........ D onalld Dietsch
Bridget Tully .........................,...,......,.........,.....................,............................................. Lovine Moore
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The play presented lwy the junior Class this year in xl very clever four-act comedy 'depicting modern
Grant Hayden, who is supplvscll to he one of the richest students at Siddell, receives wt-rd that liig
father is lmankrupt, lYitl1f-ut telling his lwrotlier, Roluert, the news, he starts working on a Clay Iigure which
he hopes will draw a 53,000 prize in order that he and his lvrother may remain at Siddell. Robert, not
understanding the situation, denounces him for not playing on the i----tlwall team and takes the lvlame when
Xliatassa, an ardent frmtliall fan, destroys lIrant's masterpiece, l.ater, learning her mistake, she poses for
him and he completes :inf-ther ngnre in time tl- unter the Siflllell-Hinsdale game. He makes the touchdown
which win- the game. Everything is cleared up in the last act. flrant wins the prize and the play en-ls
The cast is as follows:
Grant Hayden, football player and clever amateur sculpture ,
Robert Hayden, Grant's younger lvrotlzer..
Alfred XVoolf, a dissipated footllall player
tiene Clark, football coaclim, ....,,, , ,.
,lunius Brooks, heavy-weiglit Junior ,,,, ,
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Frank Mitchell on 1 r 1 er
Henry Sumner, college professor. .
XVatassa Faulkner, a footluall fan,
Rena Maynard, a girl student ....,,...,.,,
Margery Carson, a Junior who lisps,
Dollie Sylvester, one of the Sylvester twins,
Evelyn Sylvester, Dollie's echo, .
Priscilla Parmelee, ilean's assistantem,
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' Kenneth Shultz
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The inter-Class Debates
Something new! Something new! VVe are always demanding "Something new." Haven't you ever
heard some one ask, "YS'hat's the latest?" Probably, if you're a normal person, you've done it yourself.
Xvell, "something new" is the way to describe the novel means taken by the Junior and Senior classes
this year to work out their excess enthusiasm, and to keep from boiling over in such a way that someone
might be "burned," by a lecture from the "Powers That Be."
No one seems to know just how it all started, but the writer has a sneaking suspicion that Miss
Baker, our live-wire Public Speaking teacher, was at the bottom of it. At any rate, along about November
lst the news swept around the school that the justamere Club was behind a proposition to stage a series
of real, live, red-hot debates between the Junior and Senior classes.
Friday afternoon, November 7, the whole school was invited to the auditorium. Every one was more
or less curious as to what was going to happen, since this was a new departure from the ordinary run of
school activities. After music by the orchestra, which on this occasion started its long and useful career,
there occurred the first of the inter-class debates, which later aroused so much interest in the student
body. This first debate was more or less of an experiment, for it was unknown whether or not the student
br-'dy would favor the idea. The contest was close, the debaters being handicapped by a skeptical audience
and the fact that they had to break the ice, the decision could have gone either way. After much delibera-
tion the judges returned a decision in favor of the Juniors, who had taken the affirmative.
After this there were three other debates, about one month apart. The original plan was to have
five debates, but the Juniors won three of the first four, so there was no reason for holding a fifth.
These debates were probably more profitable than they are generally believed to have been.
They showed the people of Fin'dlay that the students of F. H. S. possess brains as well as brawn, and
they also provided excellent training for our interscholastic debaters, who, by their aid, were able to make
a clean sweep in the Triangular contests.
A queer coincidence is seen in the fact that in every debate the Juniors had the affirmative, and the
Seniors the negative. It is nothing more or less than coincidence for the debaters always gathered to-
gether beiore beginning their preparation, some disinterested person fiipped a coin, and the winners of
the toss chose their side.
A brief outline of the debates follows: i
"Resolved, That the United States Should Intervene in Mexico Immediately."
Affirmative, Juniors-Albert Boss, James Bope: negative, seniors-VValter McClelland, Leo Cunningham.
"Resolved, That Strikes Are justifiable."
Affirmative, Juniors-Leon Mertz, Frances Taylor: negative, Seniors-Marion Conaway, Rolland Thompson.
"Resolved, That Military Training Should Bc Made Compulsory."
Affirmative, juniors-Clarence Fox, Richafd Martzg negative, Seniors-Allan Kestle, Herman Gibson.
"Resolved, That a Five-Year Ban Be Placed On All Immigrants Into This Country."
Affirmative, Juniors-Esther Doerty, Gertrude VVilburg negative, Seniors--Evelyn Byal, Dorothy Bright.
-J. A. B., '21,
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in the Commercial Department
The Commercial Department of Findlay High School has won fame for old F. H. S. and itself from
sea to sea and from the Lakes to the Gulf. Some of its graduates have gone out into the most remarkable
and most successful business career.
Let us go back some nine or ten years to the very infancy of the Commercial Department and as we
pass along through the years, call back to mind those who have made an outstanding success in the busi-
1911-Here we notice Miss Florence Deihlman who took the Grst position ever held by
a graduate of the Commercial Department of Findlay High School. Miss Deihl-
man is now secretary to the General Manager of the Bock Bearing Company of
Toledo, Ohio, and hol'ds a very responsible position.
1912-Miss Martha Fowler deserves mention from this class. She is now secretary to
the Secretary of the Interstate Commerce Commission at Chicago, Illinois.
Here we find Miss Mary Rummell. She took a position in this city hut later on
attended the Gregg School at Chicago and then Bowling Green University at Bowl-
ing Green, Kentucky. Since then she has taught commercial work in different
parts of the United States. She took a position in lYashington when the war broke
out and later was assigned as instructor in shorthand in the school for returned
soldiers, at lVashington, D. C. She still holds this position.
1914-In this class we End Don Leader, Grace Letiferson, Glen Esch and Harold Palmiter,
who have all been very successful in the business worl'd.
1915-Here come Mr. VValdo Bair, who took his Erst position with the Van Dom Electric
Tool Company of Cleveland. He received promotions very rapidly and is now
Assistant Sales Manager of that company.
1916-One member stands out verv clearly in this class, Mr. Charles Wisely, commonly
known as 'Chuckf' has been successful in the business world but he also has an
excellent war record. He was a second lieutenant and also a training officer in
the army camps during the war. He is now with the Grant Motor Company of
Cleveland. VVe also wish to mention here Mr, Carlton Herge who is with the Ohio
Banking Company and who also had a fine war record. Another was Itlr. Ralph
Keeran. otherwise "Cappy," who took his first position in Findlay. He was in the
Navy during the war and is now in Texas in the employ ot' The National Supply
1917-Miss Isabelle Alexander stan'ds out as the bright and shining star from the class
of 1917. She took her first position in Findlay and then went into the govern-
ment service at Washington, D. C, She is now in the Treasury Department at
VVashington and is receiving a remarkable salary.
1918-The honors here are evenlv divided hetween Miss Odetta Spitler and Mr. Nierle
Vileiger. Miss Spitler, since she graduated, has been with the Armour Company at
Columbus, Ohio. She is now Cashier there and holds a very responsible position.
Mr. VVeiQer has been unusually successful. In school he was the president of the
first Senior Commercial Club ever organized in F. H. S, He went to Cleveland
and there became secretary to the Treasurer of the Park Drop Forge Company.
He is now with Lord K Burnham of Cleveland an'd is receiving a very large salary.
-The standard of the Commercial Department has increased year bv year and here
under 1919 one gra'duate stands above all the rest. Mr, XVavne VVeiger has been
very successful. In the summer of his Iunior year he worked in the offices of the
Park Drop Forge Company of Cleveland and had a :food position there. After he
graduated he became secretary to the Secretary and Treasurer of the Giant Tire
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8 Rubber Company. He has recently been promoted and has a responsible
Our review is now tinisheld and we have located the bright stars of nine preceding classes. VVe can
only prophesy as to the tenth, the class of 1920.
The success of those former graduates is very remarkable and ver commendable. It is the knowl-
edge of their excellent record that has inspired the class of 1920 to upliold the high standards set up by
their predecessors. It has inspired in them the ambition to raise those standards higher and to surpass
the preceding classes.
Could we but look forward a len' years we might see this class achieving great things in the com-
mercial ivorld. The future looks very bright and if this class fullills the great prophesies ma'de for it, it
will add another to our Hall of Fame.
High School Auditorium
Thursday Evening, May 27th
Overture. "From Shore to Shore" fldennctl ....... ..................... O rchestra
Invocation ....,,...,,,.,....,.,,......,.......,............................... ....... R ev. A. J. Kestle
"Daybreak" flNilsonl ,..................,............... ............,..... .......... S e nior Class
Oration, "Give All That Thou Heist" ............,,.....,...................... Ruth Brown
Baritone Solo, 'fShipmatcs O' Mine" fSandersonH .....,.. Everett Crawford
Oration, "Loyalty" .......,....................,......,.............................. Pearl Will'iams0n
"Songs of the Vikings" CFanningl ....... ................ S enior Class
Oration, "The Man of the Hour" ,...,.......... .,..... I . Glen Duttweiler
Cal "My Heart ls Sair" fProtheroCl .................................. Edna Moore
Chl "VVhen the Heart ls Young" Clluckj
Address .,.......................,....,........................................... Rev. Dr. A. A. Stockdale
Pastor First Congressional Church, Toledo
Overture, "Mazeppa" tMahll .,................................................,......,.... Orchestra
Presentation of Diplomas ..,...,,.,.............................................,...... W. E. Crates
President of Board of Education
"The Pilgrims' Chorus," from Tannhanscr fVVagnerj ...... .... S cnior Class
Benediction .........................,........,....,,.. .............. ..... 1 ............................. R e v. Kcstle
The graduation address by Rev. Stockdale was said by'many to have been the best
ever delivered at a High School Commencement.
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joke Editors ...,....
Senior Reporter .....,...
Junior Reporter .........,......
Sophomore Reporter ..........
Lincoln Reporter ...........,.
Washington Reporter .,,,,.,
Staff Artists .....,...
Senior Index ....... .
Class Prophecy .......
Faculty Manager ......
Faculty Critic ........................,...,
Business Manager ..........,.............
Assistant Business Manager ........,
Circulation Manager ........................
Assistant Circulation Manager .,......
Staff Stenographer .......
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Q Pearl Willianison
j Richard Martz
1 Walter McClelland
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On Saturday, Oct. 18, the team packed their grips and went to South Lima High, a recent entrant
into the Northwestem athletic circles, and proceeded to play a game of football and staged a real corne-
back before 100 Findlay rooters who accompanied the team. Capt. Crohen's run of 55 yards for a touch-
down was the biggest feature of the game. Oh! yes! VVe won, 32-0.
Saturday, Oct. 25, found Lima Central on the home field expecting an easy victory, but after the
game .was over and the Lima boys had changed their opinion of the home team as being a soft bunch, they
wearily wen'ded their homeward way that night, a group of sad but wiser boys. lVe had trounced
them 26-0. '
The Napoleon game, which was set for Nov. 1 was canceled because of bad weather.
On the seventh of the same month, who should honor us with a visit but our esteemed and honored
friends from Mt. Cory. At the end of the game the score stood 33-0 in our favor. This was perhaps the
most important game of the season for it illustrated some of the tine points of training with a clearness,
such as few coaches ever attain by use of words alone. lt was because oi this game that the fellows saw
wherein they were harming the interests of the team and everybody concerned by using cigarettes and
owling around after dusk. In fact, this was the biggest factor in bracing the team against the strain
of the three big games which were to follow, namely, Fremont, Fostoria and Bowling Green.
The fifteenth saw Fremont here and rea'dy for battle royal. On this day DeHayes was in ine form
and VVeinland was at his best, but unfortunately the rest of the team were restless and at times rushed
ahead of better judgment. At the end of the game the score stood 2.2-O in Fremont's favor. By the way,
the delegation of home rooters was not large and partly accounts for the loss of this game.
On the verge of the Fostoria game, Dye, star R. H., and Sheldon, star C.,. were declared to be
ineligible by the "powers that be". This was the hardest kind of luck and their loss was felt very
keenly in the game that followed. In the first few minutes of play, De Hayes place-kicked a ball squarely
between the goal posts. In the course of the game Herge was placed at fullback and displayed wonder-
ful ability in line plunging. Little Dyer, midget R. H. played an incredible game, gaining even in line
plunges. As a football player and man, George Dyer is probably more respected than any other player.
He did not have anything more than plenty of grit and brains, but he knew how to work them. Too
bad we lost this game, 35-3, but we undoubtedly left our footprints if not on the sands of time, most
certainly upon at least some of Fostoria's physical geography.
On Turkey Day the team journeyed to Bowling Green arfd played a tie game on a day which could
not be called an ideal football day as it snowed and raine'd, making the field an unfit place on which to play.
This game closed the season for the Findlay team with three victories, four defeats and one tie contest,
a fairly good standing for an inexperienced eleven.
The following are those who received the much coveted letter for good work on the gridiron. Also
a few of their characteristics have been herein faithfully recorded. .
Capt. Crohen .
Crohen was placed at the wheel as captain and quarterback. Mike displayed unusual coolness and
ability in leading the team out of tight places. He fought every minute of the game as only a son of
old Erin can, and innumerable times he was the cause of a brace in the team when things were going
badly. One of his best runs of the year was 55 yards, made at South Lima in a broken field. Mike can
do anything that is possible to be done in football. He is an all around star an'd handyman. He may
be back next year.
Undoubtedly big Bill Andrews is a wonderful tackle. Possessing a cool head, a muscular body and
a disquieting smile, Bill invariable managed to get into the opposing backfield and, once there, things
began to happen. Unfortunately, Bill received an injury so serious that it was thought for a while that
he would have to drop football, but luckily for the team, he was able to play later in the season. He will
be back next year.
"Bergo" was a Sophomore, but many rival teams conjectured that he was taking ri third year post
graduate course from his playing. In tackling "Bergo" hit harder than any other man on the team.
Better yet, he always went after another man, having laid one low. As a tackle, "Bergo" was invaluable
and will be back next year to tackle that "Foster".
Dyke was another excellent man at either tackle or guard. He always played a hard consistent
game and was the best kind of a teammate. He noticed every defect in the other team's teamwork and
immediately profited by it. An example of this was shown when he recovered one of Lima's fumbles and
gained much ground as a result. He always 'did more than his share of work.
Hopper and Weinland
Hopper and Weinland were two of the most valuable men on the team. YVeinland is a 10-second
man and Hopper can undoubtedly make it when his knees, which have been previously injured, are not
bothering him. These two men are written together because they are such great pals and came to F. H.
S. from the same town. Hopper is a wonderful R. E. and a hard tackler. He boxed in nearly all of the
runners around his en'd and the rest he tackled. He is a shiity man on his feet and hard to get away from.
. As a halfback Lester Ylleinland. is in ma. class by himself. He was the fastest man on the team and
picked holes in the line with amazing ability. His method of nabbing passes was to be noted and his
tackling, sure and consistent.
Schoolmates, if you have tears, prepare to shed them now. Both of these boys leave us this year,
with a well earned diploma. S'long fellows, and good luck to you. May you have the same success in
the game of life as you have had in that of football.
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Alfred Bards drew the fat man's berth, vacated the year before by Roy Burrel. Many of the fol-
lowers of the game sadly lamented the fact that the two fat boys could not have played the same year.
There certainly would have been a jam in the opposing lines. Fat was always at the bottom of every-
thing and was a hard man to get over or around while it was an impossibility to exist under him. He
will he back next year to take a nap on the Fostoria line. Q
Beyond a doubt Clarence Sheldon was the scrappiest man with a letter. Man times he has come
from work in the morning, played a hard first half and after a brief intermission, has fought har'der in
the second half than in the first. The way he stood up under line plunges from heavier men is remark-
able. Unfortunately, Clarence found it necessary to leave school before the year was over.
Dorsey was a tine all around man. He played end, tackle and center and proved himself to be an
adept in each of these. He was of medium weight but knew the secret oi' throwing it into the place
where .it would do the most harm. Too bad Lowell leaves us this year but the hard hitting methods he
learned in football will materially aid him to some of the greater things in life.
There was always something queer about Ted Herge. His uncanny ways of rolling you 'teen feet
and then smiling good naturedly about it, unnerved. many an excellent player. Ted's footwork was fme and
his shiftiness is only' known to those who have tried to get in touch with him. He is an excellent line
plunger as was proven in the Fostoria game. VVe hope he can be with us next year.
Paul Dye looked as if he had just come from a long course of training with Jack Dempsey. Dye
was undoubtedly fast and it certainly was fun to watch the subs chasing him up and down the field to
keep from losing their reputation entirely. We certainly hope that the final grades will tell us that he
can play next year.
. Snodgrass 'playe'd guard on the right side. His motto was "They shall not pass," and never was a
motto more religiously lived up to. His shoulders were as hard as boards and they had to be padded to
keep other teams from being cut to pieces.
Many a man has felt the leathern boards of Master Raymond. If you also wantlthat experience, just
go out and cast yourself against a couple of telephone poles. That will give you a faint idea of the sensa-
tion. Anyhow Raymond was certainly a big reason for the defeat of many teams. By the way, he made
the only score on Fostoria last year. He was a past master in the art of kicking off, punting and passing.
Tholse who were out all year but di'd not receive a letter are as follows: Platt, Wise, Dyer, Cooper,
Eckhardt, McCarthy, Lea, Bub Renick, Gobrecht.
McClure, Rhinehart, Kestle, Shultz, Vorhees, G. Smith are among those who were out in the course
of the year.
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Manager ..... .....,........,..............v...,... I . E. Conn
Coach ....,.. .............. E , M. Rowe
Captain ..,,.............. ......... T hoznas I. Duncan
Rlght Forward ........,, .....,... K enneth 'vVeaver
Left Forward rr..,..,. ...,.,.r, M arion Conaway
Center .........,...... ....... T honuas. Duncan
Right Guard ,......, ....... f Xlpheus Elmore
Left Guard ..........,...........,.......,...,... Allen Kestle
Subs-Dudley Lea, Don Fellabauln, Fred
Byal, Byron Vorhees.
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Review of tqtq-Iqczo Basketball
tientle rt .-lt-r, tl le terrihle -irileril haf been xxishell --11 mcg and now you are paying the price of my
:t,1.lv. 1 neuer ili iuuiit Sliakuwperirt- lnnke-I an little until the editor made me write this. fhen I saw my
1111-tal-pe -it not ..tte111pt111u In .ie .1 great uriter. It 1- time, lion-ever, lu record a few happenings of the
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1, J . lhe nnpre-N1 11 I thin stwcenfiil sezistm are prohzilily well rexnenibered but 1
them tu- :ink -till deeper.
rl IQ. M, R1,1,1.4, une -,i the fg1m.g111s prmliiets from Illinois University, played varsity
,....tl,:rll 1,511 l.:1-l.etl1..ll .it that a'l1.1.-l iiir three einieectitixe years. The school was fortunate to secure 5.1
1'.IZ'J 1- 'ft ell
1- isnt :in-l 1-.ell-liked tor thif work.
Uni 31.11 rel-1111 l-r11l.e the inet-1111 thi- year and etarteal him work on the second of january. The
:ir-t -.1-gtini 1.41-ptneil t-1 lit' lili1ti't4111. 'lihie little 11111-11 had :1 giidtl team ,in its class, but when it met
.-.1::. ---,rr -tii-.1:1r1 1.-. irri-ire it uae entirely titltvlitsxcnl. tlur team won the lug end of a 29-9 score.
fu. 'l -ir--lag., .l.111':,1rg. F, -fur -et-111111 11eti111, 'l'it'fin, appeared. This aggregation might lie clever on a
11.1.11 :11.i.r nr -l.1t1111: rinlz, lriil ulu-11 it t:.1111e ti. t'lea11,4g11:1ppy liahlaetliall they were lost. Our team made
1.-Leu 1.:':.rZg. .11 .-.ill ..n1l '.-.1111 lry .1 -1--re 1-f Mr-13. Thi- wax the first game of the Trolley League, which
1111-1-it-il of l111tll:ij,, V11-1--r1.1, Titfiii, llinsliiig Green, l.1111a Ve.-ntral, :mtl Lima South High Schools.
1,111.1 5-with 111.1111 :1 khll tn our i:11r tilj. 1111 the llith uf january. They elunwed what they were made
ri: A1112 1.-, .fly r..rr1-.il 15 l"11nll:13'e N-.1lp. They urre it "pt-ppy" and :1 clean hunch of fellows, By luck
f' ,1.i,1-IW' YT1- .-.limi 1111111.15 lt-il I1y:1 -more :it JH lu J7.
tier 1-5.1111 111,.l14 it- r.r-1 1,111 Hut .J 111-.111 ,l:11111:1r5 JJ, wlicn it juurneyeil tn Lima Vcntrul, This team
- 1 ., ln--t -111r11- -.1 -1.1111-111.111-liip 1n:i111fextu'fl tI1ro11t4ll"11t the r-easu11 hy :my oppomiug team.
i.:,1i2,-, 4.1111 iii-11l.1Q.-g-l 1l111r -1-111-rwrity 111 it-.1111 xuirl. :intl lmnltet slmoting and won lay :1 wore uf 2941.
lm .l..:,1,1rg, Pwr, 4-'.vryil.111u l-1-1l.wl liliit' f-1r our te:1111, with two of the regulars sick in bed zindkthe
g,,gH'j.,.5 ,.girr't:1i:f.1, .f.1n1nt' if. t.11r tlly, lint Mr. R11welp:1tt-hed hir- team up and injected into it a
iz.: -piriz 'mi .-.tml-l l,i.11 lin lfilllx. XVlir11 ilu- l-Vlll-Ill' lilt-1v l'1n1llny had won from Howling
1 .,, 11 if,
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l .rift '..fl et rfil i-ir thi? e.i1111- .1 r1:f1-r1-1- uln. h:11l :mee playell rlrnp the hanrlkerchicf :ind someone
. ,fl '1 fri 21:11 ,. lf.-lf.f,tl1.1ll eatin, .intl Ili'-ref-'rv lie wanterl lu referee une, hut evidently mixed the rules
the r . 1 ig.1rr.1:- -.wry -aflly, All 1,1 the lireak, were in favor of Itoetoria. But our aggregation at last
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realized the condition of their patched team. We there met our first defeat 20-15. In this game we saw
it lost by the inability to shoot fouls.
On Thursday, February 12, Tiffin planned revenge and got it. VVe thought we had been invited to
a dancing or roller skating party, but TifTin's boys thought they were playing football. The floor was
very slippery, for there had been three 'dances on it that week. It proved the downfall of our team.
Captain Duncan was back in the game and added much spirit to the team, but we lost 25-10.
The team again journeyed to Lima on February 20 to meet Lima South which was overconfident
from our two preceding defeats and our close gain over them. But in this game our team had regained
confidence and strength and won 39-28.
On February 26 our team journeyed to Delaware to take part in the state tournament. This is the
first time that Findlay has been represented there for four years. The team arrived quite stale to play
an'd with several men on the sick list. The team watched its first game with Huntsville and woke up
just in time to win 19-10. That evening they played their second game with Barberton, a town near
Akron. Here is where the team worked hard but didn't get anywhere. VVe made five fouls and so did
the other team, but they were fortunate enough in securing two fatal goals. One in each half. The
score was 9-5 in their favor. f
On February 28 our team returned and the following week on March 5, Lima Central made a visit
to our city. They were stronger than before but were defeated 25-13.
March 11 our team encountered the Bowling Green aggregation in that city. They secured their
favorite referee from Toledo and by means of football tactics en'deavored to "clean" our team the worst
of the season, by a score of 22-5. Conaway was back in the game on this date, but was still weak and
showed no class. This game lost the team the Trolley League Championship.
The last game of the Trolley League came on March 19 at the "Y" gymnasium when Findlay met
Fostoria for sweet revenge. This game was without a doubt the best and fastest game seen on the
local court for years. Our team was behind until the last minute when a basket by Duncan tied the
score 18-18 and the gun went off before either team could score. An extra five minutes was played to
decide the tie score and Fostoria threw a foul, but Duncan threw another basket making the nnal score
20-19 for Findlay.
The Alumni game was played next and all of Fin'dlay's former stars were in action. The Alumni
team was composed of Routzon, Dunlap, Stough, Thompson, Misamore, Foltz. The proceeds of this
game bought the team sweaters and the team surely wishes to thank the Alumni for their splendid gift.
At the beginning of the season Tom was chosen captain and Filled his job to perfection. VVhen Tom
was in the game the team seemed to have more "pep". At center he set the pace for the team and it
was some pace because he is tall and lanky, thus being able to cover the fioor like a rabbit. VVhen it
came to tight places he was always on hand for two or three goals. 'I think that there was never a
player Cmorel or a captain of basketball who played more conscientiously. Tom is one of the stars who will
be missed next season when the call is sent out for try out.
The small man Weaver was our main point maker of the 'season and showed -good ability in shooting
fouls. "Rabbit", as he was called this season. played a consistent game. He' surely deserved his place
on the team working three consecutive years for it. Helalways figured well in the team work and his
services will be missed next season, since he graduates this year.
I always dislike to hear any one boast about themselves so T shall leave the merits and mostly
merits of this player to the reader.
fEditor's Noted Conaway's playing was always of superior style, an'd he was a good running mate
for Weaver and Duncan as most of their scores were made by direct passes from him. Bus was one nf
the kind you couldn't kill.-THE EDITOR.
He played a very good game all season. although he .did not.get an early start. He played the
running guard position and counted much in the basket making. This is his First year.at F. H. S., going
the other four years at Xenia High School. Allen is another player who graduates this year.
"Babe" and "Rabbit" were the only men who made the All-Trolley Tgeague team. "Babe" played a
very stea'dy game at standing guard. He counted for much of the breaking up of the opponents' team
work. He also graduates this year and will be missed next season.
"Dudley" played a good game when called upon, and showed "pep" and fighting spirit. Although
he did not play enough halves to get a letter he surely deserves one. He graduates this year and certainly
will be missed next year.
D He was one of the best little. fighters on the team, but was handicapped by his weight and inexper-
ieuce. He will be excellent material for next year.
Vorhees was one of the stea'dy dependable second team men who did not miss a night of practice and
he certainly deserves his second team sweater.
Byal was another live wire man and to his hard work is due that good organization of the Reserve
teani which gave the varsity some of the real hard knocks of a regular game on practice night. He also
received a second team letter.
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an. 2-Findlay 29, vs. Blaiton 9, here.
an. 8-Findlay 40, vs. TiEin, 13, here.
an. 16-Findlay 28, vs. Lima S., 27, hee
yan. 23-Findlay 29, is Luna C., ll, there.
Lan. 30-Findlay IS, vs Bowling Green, 16, here.
eb. 6-Findlay 15, vs. Fostona 20, there
Feb. 12-Findlay 10, vs Tiiin 25. there.
Feb. 20-Findlay 39, vs. Lima S.. 28, there.
Feb. Z7-Findlay 19, vs Huntsville 10, Delaware Tournament.
Feb. 27-Findlay 5, vs. Barbenon 9, Delaware Tournament.
March 5-Findlay 25, vs Lima C. 13, here.
March ll'-Findlay S, rs. Bowlizg Green 22, there.
March 19-Findlay 20, vs. Fostoria 19, here.
March 26-Findlay 9, rs. Alumni 30, here.
Total for Findlay 292, vs opponents 252.
Points made by each Player Goals Fouls Total Points
llfeaver ,....,,.s,Li.,........., 36 26 98
Duncan .-.........-.................. 33 10 76
Kestle ..s........................ 24 ... 48
Conaray - ....... .................. 16 2 34
Alexander ...-,............... 8 -.. 16
Elmore .---.-.i,....... S .. 10
De Hayes -i............. 2 .. 4
Fellabaurn ..1...h-.......... 1 .... Z
Gibson -1---i........ 1 ..- 2
Lea ....-.-s..-....... 1 ... 2
127 38 292
Out oi 14 games the team won nine and won second place in the trolley league.
Marci 12 found the Reserves at the Bluitou Tournament, but they were unsuccessful and were
deimted by Vanghnswille in the first game by a 25-16 score. But, remember, they fought every minute.
The varsity-'s success is due much to the hard training given them by the Rserves, and there is some
excellent material for next year.
-MARION CONAWAX' '20.
XVe girls were nor to 'De outdone by the boys in athletics this year. Each class, Sophomore, Junior
and Senior gn: together and formed teams with Ruth Van Voorhis, Mary Palmer and Margaret Reber
as mptains. lVe played the preliminaries to the Alumni game. Contrary to the expectations of the
faculty, who had predicted that we would fail, we were laughed with, not at. The Seniors defeated both
Jgzniors and Sopbomnres who nevertheless put up a stnrldy tight to carry ot? the honors. The members of
L e teams were:
Sophomores-Ruth Yan Voorhis, Ruth Binkley, Gladys Xeedles, YVanda Seguine and Katherine Brunk.
Juniors-Mary Palmer, Slarpret YVilliams, Caroline Carter, Xelda Geahry, Helen HoEm.an.
Seniors-Marg-aret Reber. Lois Fennerty, Josephine Reed, Dorothy Bright and Gertrude Johnson.
New that we have taken the plunge :nd have overcome every possible objection to the girls having a
:earn we hope that the girls ne-xt year :ill organize near the first of the term and make girls' basketball a
living iactor in F. H. S.
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H o t el C l e r k tsuspiciouslyl-
"Your bundle has come apart: may
I ask what that queer thing is?"
Guest-"This is a new patent tire
escape. I always carry it, so in case
of fire I can let myself down from
the hotel window. See P"
Clerk lthoughtfullyl-"I see. Our
terms for guests with lire escapes.
sir. are invariably cash in advance."
4' 4- 4'
.X certain main died and a clergv-
man was engaged to oder a eulogy.
This worthy minister prepared a
sermon of exceeding length and
strength. but just before he entered
the parlor to deliver it he thought it
might be advisalfe to learn what
the dead man's last words had been.
So he turned to one of the weeping
younger sons and asked:
"1Iy boy. can you tell me your
father's last words ?"
"He didn't have none." the boy re-
plied, "Ma was with him to the end."
4' 4' 4'
Laura Moore-"Edna puts lots of
feeling into her singing, doesn't
she?" f '-
Fl. Del-lays-"Yes: but it must be
awful to feel that wav."
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Before and After
"But you know, madam. that in
Turkey a bride never sees her hus-
band before the wedding day."
Lady lwife of an inveterate club-
manl-"How odd! IVe never see
our husbands after!"
4' 4' 4'
lflizabeth Priddy-"Look, Allen,
how damp and foggy that cemetery
is. lt must be very unhealthy
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The Anatomy of jocosity
"I say. D'f'Jrsay, have you ever
heard that joke about the guide in
Rome who showed some travelers
two skulls of St. Paul, one as a boy
and the other as a man ?"
".-Nw, deah boy-No--aw, let me
A Word From the Wise
Scene-The Summit of Vesuvius
-American Tourist tto the world
at largel-"Great snakes, it reminds
me of hell l"
English Tourist-"My dear, how
these Americans do travel l"
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"Is Mike Clancy here ?" asked the
visitor at the quarry, just after the
"No, sor," replied Costigan, "he's
"NYell, sor. he wint in that direc-
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Not Much by the Day
The Lady-"XYhat, 60 cents a
dozen for eggs? XYhy, that's three
cents for one egg."
The Grocer-"NVell, mum, you
must remember that one egg is a
whole day's work for one hen."
4' 4' 4'
IYalter McClelland-"I am going
to kiss you when I go."
Mary-"Leave the house at once."
4' 4' 4'
XYalter Elsea-"The dentist told
me I had a large cavity that needed
His Steady-"Did he recommend
any specia' course of study?"
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To Suit His Taste
The second day drew to its close
with the twelfth juryman still un-
"XVell, gentlemen," said the court
officer, entering quietly, "Shall I, as
usual, order twelve dinners?"
"Make it," said the foreman.
"eleven dinners and a bale of hay."
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More Obedient Than Most Patients
XX'atchman fto thief in iron foun-
rlryy-"Here, you, what are you
stealing those things for?"
'l'hief-"VYhy, the doctor told me
To take a lot of iron for my constitu-
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A Berkeley bookseller, anxious to
fill an order for a liberal patron.
wired to Chicago for a copy of
"Seekers After God," by Canon
Farras, and to his surprise and dis-
may received this reply:
"No seekers after God in Chicago
or New York, try Philadelphia."
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"Mama," said little Elsie, "do men
ever go to heaven ?"
"Why, of course, my dearg what
makes you ask?"
"Because I never see any pictures
of angels with whiskers."
"Well," said the mother. thought-
fully, "some men do go to heaven,
but they get there by a close shave."
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I-Iarold Bryan-"I was all broke
up over a girl once, don't you know."
Dud Lea-"Ah, I see! And some
of the pieces were lost."
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Pater-"Well, my boy, so you
have interviewed your girl's father,
eh! Did you make the old codger
toe the mark?"
A. Elmore-"Yes, dad, I was the
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A Botany Examination by Prof. Lee
1. Explain the means of a plant's
breathing. I-Iow? Did you ever
hear a snore coming from a rose-
2. VVhy cannot a plant's pistil be
called a revolver?
3. Do milkweeds grow in pints
or quarts? And how are they rf
lated to the cowslip?
4. Explain the difference between
common chickweed and chickweed
5. Give the Latin name for wall-
Hoxver. How does it differ from the
peach? From the American Beauty?
6. Describe the bark of the dog-
7. W'hat is the apple of the
8. Is the foot of an oak tree ever
troubled with corns, or just acorn?
XYhy? Did you ever see a footless
9. Does the goldenrod or the
American mint spring from the root
of all evil? XVhat has that to do
with the price of a julep?
10. QThis is a catch question.
Give a courteous answerj Give
French name for Heur-de-lis.
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No Doubt of It
Miss Baker--"Now, Fred, what
was VVashington's fa r e w el l ad-
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At the Revival
Preacher fmoving through con-
gregation?-"Brother, do you feel
any change ?"
Tom Duncan Cputting his hand in
his pocketj-"Parson, I ain't got a
4' 'ir' 'i'
"And where's old Bunsby?"
"VVell, peace to his ashes."
"Oh, do you think he's gone
.. I' - wish - you
speak - to - Willie."
Father turning a sea green face
towards the rampant child spoke in
a lanquid voice, "How - de - do
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Mater-"And what did you say,
Bill-"I said, 'Get thee behind me,
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ter do you any good, Bridget?"
Maid-"Yes: but, begorry, mum,
ut do bite the tongue l"
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Freshman-"Dad, what is the
bone of contention ?"
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"Dat Darwinian theory." said
Uncle Eben, "wouldn't worry me
none if I could be good an' sure
some of us weren't doublin' on de
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IIIZISYCI'-HI,1ll sorry to hear, Pat.
that your wife is dead."
Pat-"Faith an' 'tis a sad day for
us all, sorl The hand that rocked
the cradle has kicked the bucket.
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Father-"How do you like Mr.
Lee for a teacher, my son ?"
Student-"Personally, I like him
all right. But I don't think he
knows much. because he just keeps
asking questions all the time."
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Excited Sophomore rushing to
Mr. Lee-"XVhat's it a sign of when
you swallow a bubble?"
Mr. Lee fthoughtfullyl-"I don't
know unless it would be gas on the
4' 4' 'ir'
Bright pupil in a test-In the
Russian campaign Napoleon's men
died like Hies and still the Russians
drew them on.
. .J ICCI Cllilt XYQL-x.'
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Before and After
"But you know, inadani. that in
Turkey a bride never sees her hus-
band before the wedding day."
Ladv lwife of an inveterate club-
n1anrQ-"How odd! XVe never see
our li"-sbapfls after!"
-r r 'lc
R-u-e-s-s. that's the way you spell
it. This is the way you well it.
4' 'l' -le
Fonn-"l am tempted to give you
Crawford--"Yield not to temp-
-1- 'I' -l'
Herbert Crims' Eathr-r-"Bring
in the coal before it gets dark."
llerbr-rt-"X'Vhy I thought coal
was dark at all times."
For sale, a car with piston rings, two
rear wheels, and no front springs.
Has no fenders, seat or tank, burns
lots of gas and hard to crank.
Carburetor busted half way through,
engine missing, hits on two.
Three years old, four in the spring,
has shock absorbers and every-
Radiator busted, sure does leak, dif-
ferentials dry, you can hear them
Ten spokes missing, front all bent,
tires blown ont, ain't worth a cent.
Gots lots of speed, will run like the
dence, burns either gas or tobacco
Tires all off, has been run on the
rim, to hold much longer chances
The name's scratched off, I don't
know what it's called:
Rut it's a darn good car if it was
fff interested in this car write or
phone Wilber Rhinehartj 1
4' 'nl' 'Q'
Mr. Conn-"Say, Mr. Rowe where
did you come from ?"
Coach Rowe-"Mn Conn, I came
from Southern Illinois, where the
ground is so hard you couldn't raise
4' 4' 4'
Miss Ludwig-"I-Iow do you say
my friend when you are speaking of
a girl ?"
Hugh McKay-"Ma cherel"
'Q' 4' 4'
Miss L.-"Richard, how do you
sav five in French ?"
4' 'I' 'lf
Domestic Science Teacher-"How
can we improve the work of the
Mr. Lee-"Make them eat what
'I' 'Q' 'i'
Howard McLeod-"Do you know
that sis is going with a fellow who
is a had egg?"
Mrs. McLeod-"Shure, that's why
shc's afraid to drop him l"
THE BLUE AND GOLD
Mr. Finton asked the Justamere
Club if any of them had a good grip
Lois Fennerty-"Just a minute
and I'll run up strais and get you
one, we have plenty up there."
'i' 'i' 'i'
Mike Crohen Cstepping into a
store and asking for three cigarsl.
Storekeeper-"Mild or strong."
Mike-"Please give me strong
ones, the weak ones always break
in my pocket."
'i' 4' 'i'
Emma and Ada Roberts were
looking in the mirror in the cloak
Ada Ctaking a back view of her
hairj-"Emma, is that my head or
5 A -1- -1- 4-
Weiland-"I went to see Esther
Hopper-"I-Iow did you find her ?"
Weiland-"You big c h e e s e, I
know where she lives."
'i' 'i' 'i'
Cupid I-Iarpst-"VVhat's an isth-
Citizen-"A bottle with a narrow
neck, me boy."
Cupid I-Iarpst-"VVell, your isth-
mus is sticking out of your hip
p 4' 4' 'I'
Mr. Lee-"I-Iere's two bottles.
I-Iad an awful time getting it. Think
I deserve some applause."
Mr. VValters-"Applause? You
deserve an encore."
'l' 'l' 'l'
"I don't care if rents are high,"
said the optimist, "I still build
castles in the air."
'i' 'i' 'i'
I sat and mused in quiet ease,
In peace of mind was sunk:
I heard my name and rose and scored
A sad ignoble Hunk.
'ir 'I' 'R'
Miss Beardsley-"VVhat did Cae-
sar exclaim when Brutus stabbed
Upon .dissolving partnership, Ras-
tus XYh1te, of Vlihite and Skinner,
"puts one over" on his former part-
ner Mose, with this siffn-
De co-pardnership heretofore re-
sisiting between me and Nose Skin-
ner, is hereby resolved. Dem what
owe de Hrm will settle with me, and
dem what de firm owez will settle
'i' 'Ir 'i'
Leonard Smith-"They turned a
X-ray on my head at the hospital.
but found nothing."
Richard Martz-"Vl'hat c o ul d
i 'is' 'ir 'i'
Iudve-"Tell the court, Rastus,
- b i
exactly where the auto hit you!"
Rastus-"ledge, if I had been
carryin' red liglits, they sho' would
have been busted all to pieces."
'E' 4' 4'
XYillie, accompanied by his father
and mother were crossing the ocean.
Father and mother were both quite
seasick, but XVillie was immune.
Throughout the trip he had been an-
noying the passengers. Finally the
mother, turning to his father, said
in a very weak and gasping voice:
"Father - I - wish - you'd -
speak - to - XVillie.,'
Father turning a sea green face
towards the rampant child spoke in
a lanquid voice, "How - de - do
'i' 'P 'Q'
Rags make paper.
Paper makes money.
Money makes banks.
Banks make loans.
Loans make poverty.
Poverty makes rags.
'if 'I' 'ir
Freshie-"lYell, uncle. what time
does the 3:40 train get in."
The old man looked at the youth
without moving a muscle in his face.
"XYaal, she generally get in jest a
little behind the engine, young
THE BLUE AND GOLD
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FIRST ROW'-Mr. Fintou, Miss Mills, Mr. Buess, Miss Beardsley.
SECOND ROXV-Miss Baker, Mr. Lee, Miss Ludwig, Mr, Haveriield.
THIRD RONV-Mr. Colm, Mrs. Holcomb, Mr, Bowman, Mr, Holcomb.
FOURTH ROW-Miss Hill, Mr. XValtCrs. Miss Askam, Mr. Hutson.
A one register fumace with- ' A '7 12, q ik
loelisstei large unsightly ' ' -
A register that is a hand- E152 1.
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A register that you will not X 5 lg
have to cut the rug for. l I I' lu, I il
A register that throws the g t E IRI f fl! . J1.
heat out into the room in- ,. ll . II
stead of going straight to
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the ceiling. illllllmi wk' ieifgf l llfillli
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HOFFMASEISI 61. BRYAN
108 North Main Street
"lt's all up with me," said the um-
"l'loxr so ?" asked the needle.
"lt was this weigh," began the
"Shut up!" retorted the umbrella.
Xitf' replied the yarn.
Uh. come off," said the button.
lflit him." said the hammer.
l'l stand by you," said the easel.
"You can count on me," said the
"lake thatl" said the pill.
Mickey came home from school
sniirling. "You'x'e been licked,', said
his mother. "I ain't," said Mickey.
"There was a doctor at school this
morning, examined us, and he said
I had ad'noids." "Phwat's them?"
asked his mother. "They're things
in your head as has to be taken out,"
answered Mickey. "It's a lie,"
angrily exploded mother. "l've line-
combed yure head every Saturday
night and niver an ad'noid did I
First Class Farms and City Real Estate
For Sale by
7-8-9 Marvin Block
Opposite Court House
FRENCH PASTRIES b
FIRST CLASS LUNCH
IT'S YOUR STORE
LET US SERVE YOU
ICE CREAM AND ICES
HIGH GRADE CANDIES
G. R. THOMPSON
Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry
328 South Main Street
WALK- OVER PUMPS
SHOUPE'S WALK-OVER BOOT SHOP
THE MISSION BOWLING ALLEYS
229 South Main Street
F. E. DARING, Prop.
Tobacco, Cigars, Candies, Soft Drinks and Fishing T
On the North Side
Both Phones 416
OUR GOODS ARE
Best Money Can Buy
Ice Cream, Candy
MILK AND BREAD
G. W. WELLS
208 S. Main Str
Dr. T. G, Barnhill Block
Lois F.-"XN'hat makes you so
Ethel Slatcher-"1 slept under a
crazy quilt last night."
4' 'it' 'i'
.-X jury recently met to inquire
into a case. After sitting through
the evidence the twelve men retired
to return presently with the follow-
"The jury are all of one mind-
temporarily insane l"
'lr 'ir' rl'
Prof. VValters-"Name three arti-
cles containing starch."
Elizabeth P r i d d y-"Two cuffs
and a collar."
'Q' 'i' 4'
A lawyer told A. Lincoln that
there isn't any question that can't
be answered by a direct "yes" or
Lincoln told the lawyer to take
the stand and asked him the follow-
"Have you quit licking your
'i' 'i' 4'
At the opposite ends of the sofa
They sat with vain regrets.
She had been eating onions,
And he smoking cigarettes.
'ir 'ir' 'lr
Conn tin Civicsj-"Leonard, have
you got your hand up?"
Leonard S m i t h fcolifusedlyij-
"NYhy-er-I just forgot to take it
4' 4' 4'
Soph-"I wonder what makes the
postoflice smell so P"
Freshie-"I guess it's the dead
'X' 'I' 'ir'
Vie-Say, Herge, I saw a guy
turn a refl handkerchief into a green
llerge-Oli, that's nothing. I
have seen you make a nut out of
4' 4' 4'
l.ee-"How do hc-es dispose of
Vergil li. Icleverlyj-"They cell
Now that We are having nice weather, speak to "Dad,'
about those new Goodrich Tires aand Tubes for the faithful
"Old Skillitt" or a barrel of oil, and say, this nice Weather
you ought to enjoy washing the "Whiz Bang" with our
chamois and sponges. We also sell soap, polish, grease and
WINTON AND COLUMBIA SIX AUTOMOBILES
WM. H. BROWN 8: CO.
106 South Main Street Bell Phgne 202
J SWTTZER l,,...wf,,,:?" BROSLEE
W i f MS
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1'l.v'nv'u'm'l.1'u.r'n i l'm'-um'm'n.I'u.Iu
BUTTER KRUST BREAD
CAKES, PASTRIES AND ICE CREAM
Help Put Findlay to the Front
532 South Main Street
P ge Eighty
IT'S A LONG ROAD
It's a long road to success without a savings account.
Without it few ever reach their goal.
With it, the seemingly impossible is made to happen.
Secure a savings book from this strong bank, and start
RIGHT upon this journey.
STRONG PROGRESSIVE SAFE
merican Nationa an
Tom Duncan-"Hutson, someone
is using a crib in your class!"
Hutson-"How do you know,
Tom-"I looked for it in the
library and it was gone."
4' 1' 'l'
Don Shafer-"XYell, doctor, do
you think that it is anything seri-
Doc-"Uh, not at all. It is merely
a boil on the hack of your neck, but
I would advise you to keep an eye
'lr 'i' -I'
.Xu old darkey got up one night
in a meeting and said:
"Iirc-ddvrn an' sisters-you knows
and I knows that I ain't been what
I oughter been. I'se robbed hen-
roosts, an' stole hogs an' tol' lies
an' got drunk an' slashed folks wi'
ina razor, an' shot craps an' cussed
an' swore, but I thank de Lord
derek one thing I ain't neber done-I
I ain't lost ma religion." I
The Kwreery Kolliun
QSend us your troubles-we have a
Q. I am madly in love with a
young man. I have pursued him for
a year, but have just succeeded in
landing a date with him. I am very
iii-experienced and do not know how
to act, as this has been my first
affair of the heart. Will you tell me
how to act?-Grace Fully.
A. We'll be around Monday
night and show you.
Q. VVhy does it rain?
A. Refer to King David in the
Bible. He reigned forty yers.
Maybe he can tell you.
Q. I have a very stiff heard.
Iiow can I avoid shaving every
A. Shave the night before.
-I' 'l' 'I'
Culver S t u d e n t-"Say, what
seemed the hardest thing when you
were learning to do rough riding."
Fred Byal-"VVhy, the ground."
MRS. F. H. TROUT
411 South Main Street
E Sayg coysg :-
We want to admit that up to this Spring we have al-
ways been a little shy on Young Men's snappy suits. But
realizing that a lot of young men's business was getting
away from us, we decided to go into the YOUNG MEN 'S
Game strong-and honestly boys-we can show you the
best and strongest line of Young Men's nifty spring suits
that ever came into Findlay, and to introduce them we are
going to give every high school boy 10 per cent off. The
prices run from 335.00 to 350.00 and we have them in sev-
eral shades of green, brown and blueg also a big line of fancy
stripes. Come in and look at them, you don't have to buy
unless you are well pleased.
A. L. Askam 8z Son
The Quang jHilBII,5 Qibristian
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It has a four-fold program: Q15 Intellectual, Q21
Physical, Q3j Social, Q4j Moral.
It takes the boy when he is facing the critical char-
acter building years of his life. It trains him for Chris-
tian citizenship. It places him under efficient leader-
ship, involving Qlj Personal character, Q2j Sympathetic
relationship with boys, Q35 A knowledge of boys' life,
Q43 A knowledge of educational processes, Q5j A famil-
iarity with the plan which is to be used to bring the
character building challenge to the boy.
The cost of membership is small but the investment
for symmetrical manhood is big.
The Y. M. C. A., next to the church and school, has
come to stand for the most important community asset.
It asks your patronage and financial support that it may
W. H. CUNDY
do its best work.
412-414 West Main Cross St. Carl H' Mueller
Staple and Fancy 'filming
Dry co.-,ds Plumbmg
Men's Furnishings Heating
Mccall Pattern Agency 407 West Main Cross Street
We Would Likie to Know-
How "Beefy" and "Snoopy" got
VVhy Prof. Finton had his mus-
tache shaved off?
NVhat makes Prof. Lee's pompa-
VVhy Mr. Finton always says
"Govern yourselves accordingly ?"
'Why "Rod" and "Kate" always
walk when she has a "Ford ?"
IYhat made "Backey" sing that
bewitching solo to a certain young
'fperson" on the east side?
XVhy Mr. Holcomb and "Herb"
didn't sell tickets for the opera this
year as usual?
XYho said "Mike" couldn't sell
Blue and Gold's?
'I' 'i' 'lr
A Better World
"They say prohibition is decreas-
ing the number of hospital cases.
"I belieye it. I know, my hus-
band doesn't set up with as many
sick friends as he did."
'ir 'I' 'i'
Miss Mills Ito geometry class
that hadn't studied their lessonj-
"No, children, we'll take our books
and see if we can find out what a
Voice from back of room-"I
'i' 4' 'lr
Dick R.-"Are you sure your
voice will fill this large auditor-
Backey replied sadly "I only hope
that it won't empty it."
'i' -I' '1-
Customer fat the Senior bake
salej-"Do you make any reduction
to those in the same line of busi-
'Io Reed-"Do you run a bakery?"
Customer-"No, I'm a robber."
'i' 4' fl'
Maybe Not, But-
"Dead men tell no tales," ob-
served the Sage.
"Maybe not," commented the fool,
"but their tombstones are awful
Short Orders at All Times
Soft Drinks, Ice Cream and
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
HOOD, GOODRICH AND
A. DANTICO, Prop.
Between Railroads on North
THOMAS SL COMPANY
Diamonds, Pearls and Mounted Stones of
WE CATER TO THE GRADUATE
235 South Main Street
SINGER SEWING MACHINES
SOLD ON EASY PAYMENTS
SINGER SEWING MACHINE CO.
519 South Main Street Bell Phone Main 267
e In znety-four
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