Frankfort Community High School - Red Bird Yearbook (West Frankfort, IL)

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 €hr ffirb ®trb rbftrb aitb publisltrb by thr class of m'nftrrn tuirntu-fiur of thr If rank fart Community Itqh School fflrst jF rank fort, Illinois uolumr fourSPRING Winter is gone and spring is here The brightest season of all the year. Snow on the hillside melting fast The season of winter now is past. Old King Winter has lost his hold He now returns to the North so cold. Over our fair land he’ll reign no more For spring-time has driven him from the door. The singing robin has now returned His form can everywhere be discerned. He sings all day in true felt glee Oh that God has given us lives so free. —JOE ODLE. € DEDICATION We, the class of nineteen twenty-five, the first to complete the four-year course in our new building, sincerely dedicate this book to Mr. Guy Tucker and Mrs. Grace Gordon Wilson, as a partial expression of our gratitude to them for their untiring efforts in our behalf, and for guiding us to our goal. OUR SCHOOL The Frankfort Community High School was organized in August, 1919. This organization brought together two High Schools, the West Frankfort High School and the Frankfort Heights High School. The enrollment for the year 1919-20 was 147 students. Eight teachers gave their full time to the work and two gave part of their time. The enrollment this year is more than 600 and twenty-four teachers are employed. When the school was organized it was accredited at the University of Illinois with sixteen credits. Since then subjects have been added until the state university gives admission credit to 32 ' S units of work. Also, this year the school was admitted as a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. This membership means that the school is meeting a high standard of organization, preparation of teachers and teaching skill. It signifies that the scholarship attainment of its graduates is of high rank. The school endeavors to prepare the student for his future life. Economically it adds $33,000 to his earning capacity. It al o assures him of entering into occupations and fields of labor that he could not follow without his high school education. A training in citizenship is received by pursuing courses in history and civics. This civic training is heloed by his contact with his fellow students and teachers. He learns to subordinate himself for the good of the group. Social problems are met which help him to meet the practical situations that he will encounter in after school life. Moral standards are met which helps to develop a conscience of right living. His health and physical privileges are studied so that he may be acquainted with the laws of healthful living and physical development. While in high school he is surrounded with religious precepts and examples which make for spiritual growth. F. A. WILSON. Page SevenOakley Mays C. L. Jones Bernard Hampton, Sec. O. S. Brown, Pres. D. O. Jones OUR BOARD Due to the good judgment and intelligence of the supporters of the F. C. H. S. they have endeavored to select in the personnel of the Board, men who represent the various phases of our community life; men who have an untiring interest in education and the best interests of the Patrons of our school; men of broad minds who meet and face squarely the issues of the school, whether it be criticism or commendation. Because of their interest in our interests we are bound to say they are striving for the advancement of the school in connection with the civic pride and advancement of the township and county from which we draw our constituency. We have a principal to plan and initiate effective legislation; a banker to execute the plans; two business men to see that the specialized parts of the plan fit adequately into their respective places; and two farmers who manipu late the tools with skillful dexterity and keep in operation the machine that winds out the finished product that the world is proud of and usually are classified in the world of achievements as graduates. PAUL SMITH. P'iqr EightI'agf Nine PAUL SMITH Faculty Staff AdviaorSTEVE BRONDOS WALKER JONES MARION DIXON Ass’t Editor 'iii'Chict Editor-In-Chief Business Manager HELEN KUYKENDALL Society Editor GLADYS AUSTIN Literary Editor LEITHA BURKITT Senior Editor VERNON MAHAN Art Editor GEORGE CHANIOT Circulation Mgr. Page TenHELEN PATCHETT Freshman Editor CARL WILLIAMS Ass’t Joke Editor EDNA MADDOX Junior Editor VIOLA PARKHILL Calendar Editor CLARENCE MILES Joke Editor HAROLD HARRISON Athletic Editor TILFORD WITCHER Sophomore Editor CARTHOL WAI.STON Advertising Manager Page ElevenF. A. WILSON. Ed. B. Principal S. I. N. U., University of IllinoisB E. MONTGOMERY B. S. McKendree College Chemistry and Music PAUL SMITH Ph. B. Shurtleff College Am. History MRS. ANNE BARNES LUCE B. S. Monmouth College English ALMIRA J. ROBERTSON B. S. University of Illinois History CAROLYN HELMING A. B. Cornell College Math, and Latin Paije ThirteenGUY E. TUCKER B. S. McKendree College University of California Mathematics EDWARD W. EBBLER A. B. McKendree College University of Illinois Science and B. B. Coach LEONA GUIRL S. I. N. U. Home Economics E. S. SHONK A. B. Missouri Wesleyan Manual Training FLORENCE POPE A. B. Washington State College Leland-Stanford University English Page FourteenAGNES SLEADD A. B Georgetown College Math, and Latin GRACE GORDON WILSON A. B. Colorado Teachers College Spanish and Latin MELVIN E. HALL B. S. University of Illinois Commercial Subjects GRACE STEWART Ed. B. S. I. N. U. Mathematics RUTH M. BRISCOE A. B. DePauw University English Page FifteenOPAL T. HACKETT A. B. Illinois Woman's College English and Economics MYRA JANE WHITLOCK B. S. Illinois Woman's College Physiology and Civics MARK THOMPSON A. B. Eureka College English and History LURO ANDERSON B. A. Illinois Woman's College Physiology LAURA L. HESS A. B. Hanover College French Page Sixteen MRS VONNIE B. WADE Gregg School Shorthand and Typewriting FLOYD WROUCHTON B. S. Eureka College Biology and Economics BEULAH MAE WHITMAN A. B. University of Illinois Home Economics L. WINSTON LUCE B. S. Illinois Wesleyan Mech. Drawing EDITH BEAUFORD Secretary-Librarian Page SeventeenELLSWORTH WILSON "SPEEDY" Junior Play 24; Class B. B. 24. 25; Track 24; Senior Play 25; Class Pres. 25; Band 25. ‘A great man is always willing to be little." BESSIE AUD From Harrisburg. "Shy as a fern and brightly in bloom. Oh, how it helps to have a flower in the room.’ E. BUREN WALLER "BRUNO" Class B. B. 22. 23. 24; Track 22. 23. 24; Football 23. 24. (Capt.) 25; B. B. 25; Cadet Corps 22; Pres. "F" Club 25. "Prince of Athletes is he." LORENA BAGLEY "MAYOR" Winter Garden 22; Soph. Play 23; May Fete 23. 24; Camp Fire 23, 24; Junior Play 24; Pres. "Pep Club" 25; Sec’y Latin Club 25. "Tell me, pretty maiden, are there any more at home like you." VIOLA PARKHILL "VI" Chorus 22, 23; Calendar Editor 25; May Fete 24. "No-one ever became learned by looking wise." Page TwentyROYAL MOONEYHAM ••ROY ’ Cla.. B. B. 23. 24. 25. “I stand on the brink of a great career, Will somebody shove me off? ' RUTH BLACKARD Chorus ’22, '23; Soph. Carnival 23. "Must I work? Oh, what a waste of time!" DENSIL HAMMONDS "HAM AND EGGS" Track 22. MARGARET A. TEAGUE "MARGIE" Freshman Editor 22; Chorus 22, ‘23. ‘24, ‘25; Spectator Reporter ’22; Quartette ‘24, 25; May Fete ‘24; Literary Society 24. "She smiles and all the world is gay " RUSSELL MARTIN "RUSTY” Track ‘23. Page Twenty-on GRACE MOONEYHAM Chorus 21, Winter Garden 22; Editor of Pep Club 25. “Mildest manners and the happiest heart.” WALKER JONES “ICKY” Orchestra 22. 23. ’24. 25; Band 25; Editor-in-Chief '25; Chorus 25; Operetta ’25; Class B. B. 25; Track 24. "Man is a universal puzzle to himself.’ HELEN KUYKENDALL “PEGGY” Orch. 23. 24. 25; Chorus 23. 24. 25; Soph. Play 23; Operetta 25; Debating Club 25; Society Editor 25; Camp Fire 24; May Fete 24; Winter Garden ‘22. “For if she will, she will. You may depend upon it.” GEORGE E. CHANIOT “GEORGIE” Cadet Corps 22; Annual Staff 25; Executive Business Committee; Class Basket Ball 25; Class President 22. ‘Noticed in spite of himself. GLADYS- AUST4 N Publicity Mgr. Senior Play 25; Junior Pfay 24; Chorus ‘22, 25; Debating Club 25; Treas. Dramatic Club 25; Operetta 25; Literary Editor 25. “She believes in rights of women and governs herself accordingly.” Page Twen ty-twoCORA DELL WHITE “A maiden who hath no tongue but thought.’ VERNON MAHAN "RED" Art Editor 25. "Because a man says nothing is no sign he has nothing to say." DOROTHY E. WILDERMAN "DOT" B. B. ‘22; Camp Fire 24, 25; Literary Society 23; Chorus 23. "She finds no trouble in acting her part. For she really is merry at heart." PAUL RANDOLPH "CIDER" Soph. Play 23; Football 24. 25; Pres. Debating Club 25; Class B. B. 24, 25. "Let what will be, be; But 1 11 be IT and IT’LL be me." ANNETTIE WHITTINGTON Spanish Club 24, 25; Operetta 25. Chorus 24, 25. "Time and the tardy bell wait for no man." Page Twenty-threeRUTH EADIE Literary Society 22; Spanish Club 24. 25. “She never flunked and she never quit. And 1 reckon she never knew how.” MARION DIXON Executive Business Committee; Business Manager Red Bird 25. “Friends and faculty, here’s a good scout. Whore duty appears to be 'hustling about ." RUTH GLIDEWELL Orchestra ’22, '23, 24, 25; “White Elephant 22; May Fete 24; Camp Fire 23, 24; Senior Play 25. “Oh, this learning! What a thing it is!” HARRY W. McCLINTOCK “MAC Class B. B. 23. 24. 25; Track 23. 24. Chorus 24, 25; Cadet Corps 22; V.-Pres. “F Club 25. “The world knows only two, that's Rome and I.” TEDDY WILLIAMS “TWO TIME TED Cadet Corps 22. "None but himself can be his parallel. ’ Page Twenty-fourCAILA BOREN "CONNIE" Chorus '23; May Fete '23; Elocution Society ‘22; Senior Play ’25. “Fate was good to her, made her fair, With laughing eyes and golden hair." EMMETT DUNN "BULL" Orchestra '22. '23. 24. '25; Band '25; C adet Corps ’22; Boys’ Quartette ‘25. “Come, Come! Take my advice, never trouble your cranium." EFFIE LEE MOORE Chorus '23, '24, 25; Literary Society '23; May Fete '24. "They may serve who stand and wait." HOWARD STELZR1EDE "ORIENT" Football '25. "If the rungs of the ladder of success will but hold me, I will scale it." VESTA G. HARPER "VES" Soph. Play '23; Junior Play '24; Camp Fire ‘23, '24; May Fete '23, '24; Sec'y Spanish Club 24; Spanish Club 25; Pep Club '25; Class Treas. 25; Senior Play '25. "When I think I must speak." Page Twenty-fiveHOWARD BONER “F" Club 25; Track 23, 24. “There should be more time for sleeping in this institution." FEARL M. NORMAN "PERDER" Elocution Society 22; Chorus 22; Pres. Camp Fire 25; Trees. Camp Fire 24; Literary Society 24. “When I’ve nothing else to do at nights— 1 study—sometimes.’’ GEORGE TAYLOR “UNCA GEORGE" Class Treas. 24; Vice-Pres. 25. "Worth makes the man." ELLA M. BRISTOW “SHORTY" Elocution Society 22; Chorus 22; Debating Club 25; Camp Fire 22, 23, 24, 25. "She would stop St. Peter’s roll-call to ask a question." ELBERT DURHAM "BULL DURHAM" Track ’22; Spanish Club 24, 25; Cadet Corps ’22. "Neutrality is a mighty trying policy." Page Twenty-sixHARRIET GLADDERS "MINT Sec’y Freshman Clast 22; Sec’y Senior Class ‘25; “White Elephant" '22; May Fete ‘24; Camp Fire 23. 24; Soph. Play ’23; Junior Play ’24; Senior Play ‘25, Most Popular Girl 21. “She smiles on but one, and he is blessed." STEPHEN E. BRONDOS "STEVE" Junior Play 24; Chorus 23, 24; Football 25; Ass’t Editor 25; Spanish Club 24; Pres. Spanish Club 25; Senior Play 25. F" Club 25. "I talk only when I want to be heard.” LEITHA C. BURKITT "PEGGY" Sec'y Camp Fire 23; May Fete 23, 24; Sec'y-Treas. Spanish Club 25; Senior Editor 25; Sec'y Debating Club. "'When Leitha stamps her foot, the bravest writhe and wriggle; but Holy Mackerel! You ought to hear her giggle.” harold McCullough unca walt " F" Club 25; Senior Plav 25; Football 24. 25; Cadet Corps 22. "‘Laugh and be fat. Sir.” MERLE RHINEHOLTZ "SKEEZIX" Chorus 22; B. B. 22; Debating Club 25. "'For every why, she has a wherefore.” Page Twenty-seven1111 - EARL BROWN "BROWNIE" Senior Play 25; Cadet Corps ’22; Football 2 3, 24; Soph. Editor "Spectator"; Spar ish Club 24, 25. "Don’t study too much, you might learn something." EMMA MURPHY Camp Fire 24; May Fete 24. "True as the needle to the pole, or the dial to the sun.' EARL F. BOZARTH Orchestra 22, 23, 24. 25; Literary Society 23; Chorus 23, 24. "He sighed and looked—and sighed again. ' HELEN WHITE From Thompsonville "If well thou hast begun—go on. MILLAGE KING "CENTER POLE" Track 22; Class Basket Ball 23. "Beware, 1 may yet do something sensational." Page Twenty-eightCYRUS AUSTIN "SI" J,r cH,'23- '24; Football 23. -24; Senior 25; Choru. 24. 25; Cadet Corp» 22; Spanish Club 24, 25. ”1 really would like to be kept on the map,' LEONE WILSON "BUGS" Camp Fire ‘23. 24. 25; May Fete 24. Senior Play 25. I love not man, he is too simple." EVERETT McKEE ‘ POSSUM” HELEN MAULDIN “SHORTY” Literary Society 22; Spanish Club ‘24, 25. “If I don't know, I ask. IVAN LEE “LITTLE GREASY” Football 23. 24. 25; B. B. 23. ‘24. ‘25; Soph. Play 23; Junior Play 24. "When studies and basket ball clash. Let the studies ro to smash. Page Twenty-nineFLOY M. DOWNS Chorus 21, 22. “I might be better if 1 would. But it s awfully lonesome, being good.” TRUMAN J. CALHOUN "BUNCOMBE” Sec’y Junior Class 24; Junior Play 24; "F“ Club 25; Football 24. 25; Debating Club 25; Track 23, 24. “All take notice, lest your trust be shaken. He was the first to have his picture taken. GOLDIA MARTIN “PEE WEE Literary Society 24; Chorus 25. “Always hears—but seldom answers, only giggles.” CLARENCE MILES Joke Editor 25; Orch. 23; Track 24; Class B. B. 24, 25; Senior Play 25. “The world knows nothing of its famous men. HAROLD HARRISON ”IKEY“ From Morgan Park. Soph. Play 23; Track 23, ’24; Yell Leader '24; Football 24. 25; Athletic Editor 25; Class B. B. 24, 25; Junior Play 24; “F” Club 25. “All great men are dying, I don’t feel well myself.” Page ThirtyJOHN McSPARIN ••MAC From Carrie Mills. "By his deeds men shall know him.’ SWIN SIMPSON "Smash 'em. Bust ’em. That’s my custom." MARIE CHARLES Chorus 23; Debating Club 25. "She sighed and looked unutterable things." MARION HARRIS From Thompsonville. "My mind is my kingdom." CARL WILLIAMS "BIG BOY" Class B. B. ’22. ’23. ’24. ’25; Football ’24, 25; Vice-Pres. Freshman Class 22; Ass’t Joke Editor ’25; "F” Club ’25. "If height would only make one look distinguished." Page Thirty-oneWILSON WHITTINGTON “CHEWING GUM” MARGARET MOORE Chorus ‘23. ‘24. 25. "Dcn’t let trouble worry you, It never broke a date.” CARTHOL WALSTON “CATHROL” Publicity Mgr. Junior Play ’24; Boys' Quartette ‘24 Advertising Mgr. ‘25; Business Mgr. Senior Play; Executive Business Committee 25. “Another of his fashion, they have not.” FAULINE POWELL Chorus '22; Spanish Club ‘24. “Do you reckon anything could make her angry.” JOSEPH S. SPIRES “JOE” Track ‘21 ; Chorus ‘21 ; Football ‘23, ‘24. "You see we tuk sich pride in Joe.” Page Thirty-twoRECORD CF THE EXCURSION THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL OF THE CLASS OF ’25 In September of 1921, one hundred and twenty students entered into the new station (new building of F. C. H. S.) and signed up for the excursion to be taken on the train of High School. This trip consisted of four stations. Our fare was passing grades or credits earned in four or more subjects between stations, which would number to sixteen or more at the end of the trip; at which time we were to receive as a reward for completing the journey, a diploma. The engineer of the train was Mr. F. A. Wilson, who explained the trip and its requirements. His assistants were the conductors or the teachers. When these one hundred and twenty passengers boarded this train, which passed through Freshmanland, the surroundings were so amazingly different that they were very shy and afraid. To add to this, the class on the preceding train telegraphed taunts and jokes to them and called them "green.” This was a brilliant and peppy bunch and being encouraged by Mr. Tucker and Miss Reder, these upper classmen's attempts to make fun of them were unsuccessful. To aid in the financial and other problems of this progressive body were George Chaniot, President; Carl Williams, Vice-President; Marie Macoby, Treasurer; and Harriet Gladders, Secretary. During this trip, of course, the group was given paper and pencils and told to write what they had observed during specified times of the trip (in other words, exams). Some, having gone only for pleasure, failed to observe anything and because they were unable to pay their fare were put off. Others left at the numerous junctions of Marriage and Work. Still, the train was well equipped and went on in this same manner until June. At this point, called Sophomoreland, several changes in the train were discovered to be necessary and all the passengers were left to do as they pleased while the preparation for the continued trip were being made. During the time between June and September, many found matrimony and other vocations more appealing than this journey and left. Others obtained transfers to other towns, but completed their trip. When the train was ready, in September of 1922, to begin its way through Sophomoreland. the passengers were more fitted and better acquainted with the necessities. Again the I’ai c Thirty-threeengineer advised each one as to what he must accomplish during the time spent in this territory. There were one hundred and thirty this time. Many passengers boarded the train and showing their transfers were accepted by the group as fellow-men. Thus the journey began. In this territory a greater number than had hitherto gone, before or since, left the train at the junctions of Marriage. The advisory body for this year was: Walter Loving, President; Harriet Gladders. Vice-President; Florence Crain. Treasurer, and Harold Harrison, Secretary, with Miss Grace Gordon and Mr. Tucker as faculty advisors. Along about Christmas time of this year, they decided it was necessary to have a little entertainment, so as to be in shape for the approaching quiz on their observations. This entertainment resulted in a party. Then again they entered the previous routine. The quiz passed and some, being unable to pay the fare required, were put off to wait for the next train. Time passes quickly on this train and again the quiz passed and June came, also the third station called Juniorville. The same vacation was given and again preparations were begun for the third part of the journey. As usual many left and many were transferred. The governing body of this year was: Harriet Gladders. President; Florence Crain, Vice-President; George Taylor. Treasurer; and Truman Calhoun, along with Mr. Tucker and Miss Gordon. Changes in the instructions for the running of the train were explained to the passengers and the train proceeded. Ninety-two ambitious people took this trip. As before, everything went along smoothly. About the middle of the territory they needed more finances and thus put on another play, ‘‘Fifty-Fifty,’’ which met with great success. This money was used to serve a banquet for the Seniors who stopped their train and for the first time recognized these passengers as human beings. It was a real banquet, with plenty of toasts, eats and jokes. Then their trip through Juniorland was completed and they prepared themselves for the next part of the excursion through Seniorland, watching the passengers of the train ahead of theirs, who were getting ready to enter the business world. As September again approached, there were sixty-eight passengers who remained to complete the excursion. They now turned to telegraph to the train behind them the same taunts and jokes which had been handed to them. They were SENIORS! Their officers on this trip were Ellsworth Wilson. President; George Taylor, Vice-President; Harriet Gladders, Secretary; and Vesta Harper, Treasurer. This year only one quiz was given as it was the reward for so many years’ hard work, not to be compelled to show their ignorance just before they left the terminal. For a diversion for this time, a party was 1‘agc Thirty-fourheld and everyone enjoyed it. Another play was put on. Green Stockings, and their almost famous actors and actresses once more drew a hearty applause from the audience. As they neared the terminal they used the money to give a Senior-Faculty banquet, to show their appreciation of their unending struggles with them—the passengers. Their journey was at an end. June is here. We now are ready to enter the grand domain called LIFE. Some of us will take a branch line to the Business World and Work, while others will board the train of another branch line called College, the latter being a duplication of the High School Line, but more advanced. We know that this class has art and talent and just naturally being bright along with these other accomplishments, we will be an honor to any community and F. C. H. S. We also wish to express our sincere appreciation of the help and advice given to us during our trip by Mr. Tucker and Mrs. Grace Gordon Wilson. Page Thirty-fiveLAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE CLASS OF 1925 In the name of Frankfort Community High, Amen! We, the illustrious Class of 1925. being abundantly clothed and in our right mind, hereby make, ordain, publish and declare this to be our Last Will and Testament in which we lawfully and judiciously bequeath our interests that for the last four years have herein been centered. These are the last wishes of those whose interests in this domicile of the weak minded are deceased. Therefore, immediately after the interment of this aforesaid body, we hopefully and beseechingly ask that the following wishes of the body, and also of certain individual members of the body, be carried out, to-wit: To the Juniors, our successors, we hereby bequeath: 1. All Senior privileges, and insignia, gray gowns included. 2. Our unattainable reputation and initiative. 3. Our lofty ideals and standards. To the Sophomores, our wards, we do give: 1. Our independence. 2. The respect of the teachers for this class. To the Freshmen, the youngsters, we give: A book on “How to Become a Dignified Senior. ’ also anything else that they might wish. To the following members of the faculty we bequeath: To Mr. Wilson a better class for 26. To Mrs. Wilson and Mr. Tucker, our advisors, we leave our sincere gratitude and other classes that will be worthy of our place. To Mr. Ebbler a championship basket ball team. To Mr. Wroughton a championship football team. To Miss Briscoe a black-haired “Sheik.” To Miss Robertson a record breaking typewriting class. To Mr. Shonk the right to make peppy speeches in assembly. To Mr. Hall our best wishes for turning out a successful track team. To Miss Hess a tew of the Senior boy’s dates. To Miss Stewart a book full of cross-word puzzles. To Mr. Smith a more successful annual in future years. To Mr. Luce a second hand Lincoln coupe. To Mr. Thompson all “dates” of the Senior Class. To Mrs. Wade an unparalleled shorthand class. To Miss Guirl a new Freshman “Beau.” To Mr. Montgomery a successful band, a large orchestra and operetta. To Miss Pope a wheelbarrow to carry her notebooks. To Miss Whitman a beautiful mansion in California. To Miss Whitlock someone to appreciate her sarcasm. To Miss Helming a new diet including a can of spinach. To Miss Hackett a less troublesome Junior English class. To Miss Anderson a “Flivver” to go to Herrin every week. To Mrs. Luce a home large enough to give a Sophomore party. Individually, the following Seniors bequeath the following: I, Buren Waller, to Bunnie O’Conner my athletic abilities. I. Harold Harrison, my ways of flirting to William Walker. I. Harold McCullough, my fatness to Marion Quick. 1. Harry McClintock, my ability to recite to “Musty” Mitchell. 1, Teddy Williams, to Fairy Davis my noisiness. I, Dorothy Wilderman, to Margaret Rushing my powder puff. I. Goldia Martin, to Jessie Joplin my ability at speaking. 1, Gladys Harper, to Tony Lavish my shortness. I. Lorene Sawyer, to Ralph Roberts my good nature. 1, Helen Mauldin, to Hallie Karnes my winning ways. I, Everett McKee, to Andy Hiduk my methods to make people laugh in class. 1, Wilson Whittington, to Rachel Webster my ability to chew gum. Page Thirty-sixMarion Dixon, to Raymond Dorris my ability to get by in studies. I Ellsworth Wilson, to Willie Cremer my graceful walk. I. Elbert Durham, to Thelma Crim my seriousness. I. Howard Boner, to Ralph Eadie my involuntary servitude on a farm. I Carl Williams, to Everett Mitchell my good looks. I Clarence Miles, to "Bill” Simmons my ability to joke. I. C.irthol Walston, to Helen Patchett my love. I. Helen Kuykendall, to Mabel Poole my wonderful expression of eyes. I. Bessie Aud, to Geneva Hindman my smile. I. Cyrus Austin, to Ray Dove my knowledge. I. Vernon Mahan, to Leslie Dimmick my ability to draw. I. Lorena Bagley, to Wooda McCollum my aptitude to make friends. I. Gladys Austin, to Virginia Cover my ambitions. I. Ella Bristow, to Dean Fly my ability to ask questions. I. Earl Brown, to Mary Jane Morse my knowledge of learning. I. Gaila Boren, to Helen Newlin my golden hair. 1 Earl Bozarth, to Enid McKenzie my knowledge of science. I Steve Brondos, to Ed Stephens my manliness. I. Leitha Burkitt, to Edna Henson my giggles. I. George Chaniot. to "Bill” Golden my power over women. I. Marie Charles, to Paumita Dawson my fondness of criticizing. I. Ruth F.adie. to Lucille Nicholson my quietness. I, Harriet Gladders, to Mary McKee my popularity. I Ruth Blackard. to Andy Brondos my fast and wicked ways. I Vesta Harper, to Ava Stone my dancing ability. 1. Walker Jones, to Edna Maddox my position as Editor-in-Chief. I. Royal Mooneyham, to Robert Robinson my good looks. I Grace Mooneyham, to Lillie Thomas my wonderful smile. I. Margaret Moore, to Enid Martin my ability to attend school. I. Ruth Glidewell, to Wilma Carlton my musical talent. I. Truman Calhoun, to Katie Benbrook my jovial disposition. I. Paul Randolph, to Marietta Hayes my wisdom. I. Ivan Lee, to Dorothy Sinks, my stature. I. Pearl Norman, to Madge Simpson my bashfulness. I. Effie Moore, to George Wysup my dainty mouth. I. Emerson Rankin., to George Barter my melodious voice. I. John McSparin, to Ray Jones my ability to work. I. Merle Rhineholtz, to Harry Baren my good will. I. Cora Dell White, to Ethel Gettings my shorthand abilities. I. Emmett Dur.n, to Cecil Sanders my place as a drummer in the orchestra. 1, Millage King, to Roland Cramer my love for girls. I. George Taylor, to Lloyd Shaw my school spirit. I. Dcnsil Hammonds, to Joe Odle my knowledge of English IV. I. Russel Martin, to Earl Duncan my Cheshire Cat grin. I. Marion Harris, to Wilma Tonazzi my ease at speaking. I, Howard Stelzriede, to Everett Lockman my literary knowledge. I. Margaret Teague, to Helen Henderson my soprano voice. I. Fred Gray, to Dean Fly my yelling power. I, Floy Downs, to Margie Palmer my delicate voice. I. Viola Parkhill, to Clara McGarrity my haughtiness. 1. Pauline Powell, to Elma Elkins my meekness. In witness whereof, we the said Seniors, have to this last will and testament set our hand and seal this second day of June, A. D. 1925. (SEAL) By WILL B. BAD. Page Thirty-wenEXTRA Weather Fair and rainy j THE REDBIRD SPECIAL VOL. XVLV. No. 652. WEST FRANKFORT, ILL.. WEDNESDAY. DEC. 18. 1935. SINGLE COPY RISKS HER LIFE FOR SCIENCE Leone Wilson, the great bug- | ologist. is now in Central America where it is rumored there are droves of new bugs, aechipulos, as they are called. These bugs are very poisonous and Miss Wilson has gone down in spite of the peril in which she places herself, to study these in sects. Miss Wilson is known to her friends as “Hugs’’ and she has succeeded in keeping up with her “nom-de-plume.” BRONDOS TO DEFEND PARK HILL Philadelphia. Pa., Dec. 18.— Steve Brondos is to take his first case in defending Viola Parkhlll, the notorious man-killer, charged with manslaughter. The trial begins December 22. His partner. George Taylor, expresses his deepest confidence in his partner’s ability to win his case. Both are graduates of Harvard and are backed with brilliant records. END OF WORLD TO COME SOON Halifax. Canada. Dec. 18.—Ells- ! worth Wilson, famous astrologist. predicts the end of the world will be here any time after Christmas. He offers the consolation that we all have another week in which to enjoy ourselves and says that he thinks it is especially accommodating for the “end” to wait until after Christmas day. He warns us to prepare for the worst and wishes us all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New' Year. UNDERSTUDY FOR VALENTINO Until the rehearsals for the Sen-! ior play, “Green Stockings.” in 1925, his excessive ability to perform on the stage was hidden. Now George Chaniot is the understudy for Rudolph Valentino. The experiment has proved very sue- I cessful, in fact Rudy had better be on the watch-out or his “double” ' will become more popular than he. | GIRLS HIKE CROSS-COUNTRY Misses Helen Mauldin and Ruth Eadie, teachers at Illinois Univer sity, are making a cross-country hike to California, where they will visit the former's parents. The young ladies estimate that it will take them about two or three months and state that they intend to take their time on the trip through the deserts. They will start next Monday. Their friends will be very interested in their progress. An account of their progress will be printed in each day’s paper. APPOINTED CAPTAIN OF “SINK FAST" Marion Dixon has been appointed captain of the “Sink Fast,” world’s swiftest ship. The ship is to leave for a cruise through the Southern Seas. ZIEGFIELD FOLLIES IN ST. LOUIS DEC. 10-16 A very large crowd had the pleasure of seeing the performance of the Follies in St. Louis last wfeek. The Follies brought forth the surprise of the season when Buren Waller appeared on the stage. Mr. Waller is an artist and was highly applauded. He took the leading part in the performance. It was disclosed that while the artist was in F. C. H. S. he stated that his greatest ambition was to be in the Follies. His desire seems to have been graciously fulfilled. Clarence Miles, noted scientist, has left for South America, w'here he is to conduct a scientific exploration. He will not return for several months. M. E. CHURCH Rev. Joseph Spires. Sermons by radio. Services at 10:30 A. M. and 8:00 P. M. Organ recital Wednesday night. LATEST INVENTION TO BE MANUFACTURED IN CITY Home Inventor Aids in Building Up City. Howard Stelzriede. noted it ventor, has just released his late invention, the invisible compact The manufacture of this article will be carried on by the Invisible Compact Co., to be located in West Frankfort. It w'as stated by Harrjr McClintock, president of the company. LETTER FROM THE FAR EAST Foreign Mission Society Receives Letter From Miss Gladys Austin. Hing-Chsun, China. Dear Friends: You can never realize how many hearts and homes you have made happy by your last contribution. These people feel deeply indebted to you for all the help you hare given them. Things are beginning to look more promising and I have accom plished very much in the last few months. I shall make a more detailed report at the beginning of the new year. Again I wish to thank you for the aid you have afforded us. Very cordially, GLADYS AUSTIN. This is especially interesting to the people of Frankfort, where Miss Austin is w'ell known. Her many friends are very proud of her good work in the missionary field. Miss Austin has accomplished wonders in the Far East. People in China who have been helped by her have written to the Society of their deep appreciation of her great services to them. TALLEST MAN IN WORLD Carl Williams, it was stated, is now renowned for his height. He is the tallest man in the w'orld. measuring eight feet and two inches. Mr. Williams got his start in F. C. H. S. I age Th irty-eigh tSOCIETY COLUMN Mr. and Mrs Thomas Blake entertained several friends at their home in Miami. Fla., at a masqued hall last Tu 1 • night. Mrs. Blake was formerly Miss Vesta Harper of West Frankfort. Miss Lorene Sawyer, a St. Louis debutante, was given a shower by many of her friends of that city. Miss Sawyer is to become a June bride. Mrs. Loren a Bagley-Morganfeller (anyway he’s a millionaire) gave a recital to her friends. Among the great artists who were entertaining were Miss Margaret Teague, prima donna; her accompanist, Miss Goldin Martin; Miss Ruth Olidewell, violinist, and many others. Mrs. Bagley-Morganfeller’s chum and dear friend. Miss Grace Mooneyham from California was | present. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Durham are celebrating their ninth anniversary of their marriage this evening at six o’clock dinner at their home here. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Luke Gladders, Mr. and Mrs. Durham and Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Durham, and other relatives and friends of the family. RADIO RECITAL BY AUSTIN Kansas City. Mo.. Dec. 18.—The radio fans and friends of Mr. Cyrus Austin had the pleasure of hearing him broadcast a medley of familiar songs. Mr. Austin graduated from F. C. H. S. in 1925. and Frankfort is very proud of him. ORIENT, ILLINOIS Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Durham are having their country home in Orient remodeled. The interior decorating is in the hands of Miss Helen Kuykendall. formerly of West Frankfort. Miss Kuykendall's studio is in New York, but being here on a vacation, consented to superintend the work. Mr. Durham was very fortunate to secure her for this work. ------------ CIRCUS IN TOWN Barnum and Bailey’s circus has arrived in town! Be sure and go to gee the world’s fattest man, Harold McCullough, and the professional clown. Truman Calhoun. If you miss these sights, you will miss the thrill of a lifetime! LOTS FOR SALE The large real estate firm Walker Jones Co., are offering some exceptionally desirable building sites for sale, out in new Plumfield Edition. As Plumfield is rapidly becom ing a great railroad center, these lots are increasing in value from day to day. BUY NOW AND SAVE YOUR MONEY GO TO THE SPECTACULAR TONIGHT • RUDY'S WIFE” Starring FLOY DOWNS Adm. I Oc and 25c SUDDEN SERVICE Pants Pressed While You Wait. “Please do not stand in the door." FRED GRAY, Prop. 399 East Main Street “SAY IT WITH FLOWERS" WHITE’S FLORIST SHOP HELEN WHITE. M r. Phene 46M. 2150 E. Main EGYPTIAN BEAUTY PARLOR SHINGLES PERMANENTS MASSAGES MARCELLES FACIAL TREATMENTS White House Bldg. Phone 4207 Ella Bristow, Gaila Boren, Mgrs. For Chic Styles and Good Hats Come to the PARISIEN MILLINERY SHOPPE 324-326 North Broadway Gladys Harper, Cora D. White, Props. DON’T FAIL TO GO TO THE REX And See PAULINE POWELL In the POWDER PUFF REVUE Latest Musical Comedy. SPORTS WILLIAMS HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION Pumpkin Center. Ind., Dec. 15.—• In the fight for the heavyweight I championship held in Pumpkin Cen-| ter, Ind., Teddy Williams defeated Jack Dempsey who has held that title for several years. LEE SUCCEEDS THORPE Paris. France, Dec. 17.—Thorpe, the world's greatest athlete, has resigned his title to Ivan Lee, who promises to become as noted as his predecessor. GOES SOUTH FOR TRAINING New York City, Dec. 17.—John McSparin. famous baseball pitcher. Babe Ruth’s rival, has left for Florida where he will begin training. HOLDS CHAMPIONSHIP Emmi Murphy, swim wizard of the I. W. S., has attracted world wide aCention by her exhibition of record breaking. In the A. A. U. meet held in Havana, Florida, last week, she again retained her championships. COACH IS POPULAR New Haven, Conn., Dec. 18.— Many banquets and many honors have been bestowed upon Harold “Ikey” Harrison, football coach at Yale university here. Mr. Harrison is very well liked and has met with amazing success. His hoys are highly praised for the wonderful work they have performed this season. ENTERS RACES Howard Boner, the world’s astounding auto racer, has entered the races to be held in Los Angeles next week. WORKING ON ANOTHER BIG EXPERIMENT Carthol Walston, famous scientist, is now working on another experiment in the big steel concern in the East. Mr. Walston has performed many wonderful experiments which are well known to everyone, and everyone wishes him success in this latest one. ENTERS CONTEST Marion Harris, an architect of remarkable ability, is now working on a new set of plans which he will enter in the national contest. WILDER MAN PUBLISHES THRILLING ARTICLE Dorothy Wilderman, the popular | journalist, has just published a very attractive and thrilling article. 1 "The Love of a Lifetime." Page Thirty-nineDON’T FAIL TO READ THE LATEST PUBLICATION “THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE JUNGLE” By Everett McKee This is the hundredth edition of this novel. It has made a big hit throughout the country. It is a book full of adventure and very appealing. Following are some extracts from the popular novel: “The jungles are caused by the warm air and the rain and the sunshine. The air is very hot and damp and often very dry” . . . . “It isn’t always wise for a man or anybody else to go into a jungle because the animals are not acquainted with you and are not always real friendly. That is. some of them aren’t. Some are too friendly. For instance, ihe boa-constrictor. He is so friendly he just wraps his arms around your neck whether he knows you or not” .... You will miss a bunch of real thrills if you do not read this re markable adventure. NOTED SINGER GOES ABROAD New’ York, Dec. 18.—Mademoiselle Annettie Whittington left yesterday to study abroad. Mademoiselle intends to enter into a musical academy in Paris. She met with great success during her tour in America. RANDOLPH MAKES ASTOUND ING SPEECH Once again the ha ls of Congress ring. This time it is not Webster or even Calhoun, but Paul Randolph. Though Mr. Randolph is young in the game, his arguments are very convincing and he promises to become as great as his predecessors. MORPHEUMEUSS TODAY FOLLIES OF 1925 Wonderful chorus of 100 wonderful girls. Latest Comedy: “WHEN DID WHO SAY WHAT?” Starring EARL BROWN Admission $1.00 and $1.50 Millage King. Royal Mooneyham. Managers. PERSONALS I)r. Margaret Moore is visiting her friend. Effie Moore, commercial teacher at Ewing College. The friends of Miss Ruth Black-ard gave her a miscellaneous shower in honor of her approaching marriage, which will take place during the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Burl Baxter and tw’o children of Kalamazoo. Mich., are visiting her parents. Mr. and Mrs. ---------- Rhineholtz or this city. Mrs. Baxter was formerly of West Frankfort, and her many friends are glad to see her again. Marie Charles has just accepted the position as stenographer at the Union State Bank in Chicago. Pearle Norman has been ap pointed National Campfire Guar dian. Miss Norman was a very active member in the campfire circle in F. C. H. S. and has continued her activity until she was rewarded by this appointment. Her friends join with her in her noteworthy success. Word was received today from Hamlin hospital. La Forte. Mo., that Miss Bessie And. head nurse at the institution, is resting nicely after undergoing a serious operation for heart trouble yesterday. It wasn't broken, she just lost it to homebody. It will be a pleasure to friends of Mr. RusseM Martin to hear that he has been elected as President in the Merchants’ Bank of St. Louis. Mr. Emerson Rankin has taken up scientific farming in the East. So far he has made good progress, and expresses the hope of still greater improvement. Friends of Mr. Densil Hammonds wdll be more anxious to read the Chicago Tribune now’ that they know that he has become the editor of it. Mr. Hammonds has undertaken a large task and has shown that he is fully equal to it. We all know’ that the Tribune’s circulation will become much larger within the next few’ months. DRUMMER IN SOUSA’S BAND Emmett Dunn is now’ the head drummer in Sousa’s band. He al most has to sit on a high-chair to look over the crow’d. DO YOU REMEMBER ’WAY BACK WHEN— The Seniors wrore green stockir.g-to advertise their play, "(ir Stockings”? and they w-ere aim mistaken for Freshmen? Margaret Teague had tl “hives”? And Carthol Walston had “chicken pox”? Mrs. Wade lost her watch in her husband's vest pocket? F. C. H. S. produced a jazz or chest ra? On the first day of school the first hour senior English class mistook Mr. Hall for a FRESHMAN? And how they felt w’hen they discovered his identity? Frankfort w’on the district tournament at Benton? George Chaniot came to school w’ith his eyebrows plucked (Some sheik) ? RETURNED FROM ABROAD TO ASSUME PROFESSORSHIP Miss Leitha Burkitt has returned from an extended tour abroad which came as a result of a scholar ship w’on from the University of Illinois. She has completed her study of modern languages and is now to assume professorship at her Alma Mater. GREAT VIOLINIST VISITS PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia. Pa.. Dec. 18.--Phil;-delphia felt greatly honored when Earl Bozarth, famous violinist, consented to appear before the eager audience with his latest and great est composition. “Unmarked Rythm,” last evening. FAMOUS ARTIST WILL EXHIBIT MASTERPIECE AT PARIS Paris, France. Dec. 18.—Vernon Mahon, famous American artist, will exhibit his masterpiece along with a few’ other of his praiseworthy collections, at the Beaux Art Exposition in Paris. BLUE UNDERTAKING PARLORS Office Hours: 9 to 12 A. M. I to 6 P. M. Sunday, 9 to 12 A. M. Tel. I096G. WILSON WHITTINGTON. Undertaker. Page Forty- WILLIAM BERCIN RACHAEL WEBSTER NELLIE BOWSKI GENEVA HINDMAN GEORGIA CONFER FAIRY DAVIS BERTHA HERD WILMA CARLTON MARGARET RUSHING MADGE SIMPSON Page Forty-two r NID MARTIN HELEN HENDERSON JESSIE JOPLIN WILLIAM MEYERS MARIETTA HAYES THELMA CRIM DEAN FLY MARGIE PALMER HELEN NEWLIN WOODA McCOLLUM Faye Forty-threeCLARA McGARRITY PAUMITA DAWSON ELOISE AVIS HALLIE KARNES HAZEL PITTMAN LILLIE THOMAS CECIL SANDERS LOUISE MILES MAURINE WEBB EDNA MADDOX Page Forty-fourHELEN DEMPSEY BARTWELL O'CONNER MABEL POOLE RUTH WILSON PEARL KOONS GEORGE BARTER LUCILLE NICHOLSON ETHEL GETTINGS PAULINE TREAT ED STEPHENSELFRIEDA STEFAN cStzrzzoTzs' AVA STONE ANNA ZUBRUS CECIL SMITH JOE ODLE KATIE BENBROOK ANNA CENEVICH RALPH ROBERTS MARION QUICK. ETHEL MARTIN Page Forty-sixJENNIE MURRAY EVERETT MITCHELL KATHERINE CRUISE JEWELL ROWE HELEN DUDENBOSTEL RAYMOND DORRIS VIRGINIA COVER ALMA RANDOLPH REBA JONES VIVIAN AVERY Page Forty-sevenDOROTHY SINKS WILMA TONAZZ1 EDNA HENSON ESSIE RACEY MADGE CULLEY LUCILLE JONES CARL TAYLOR MARY JANE MORSE THOMAS GRIFFIN CLYDE NEAL ’« (• Forty-eightenid McKenzie ODE TO THE RADIO BUG Hail! to thee thou infernal pest. Since I met thee I’ve had no rest From dark till dawn, from eve till morn— Oh Lord! why did this thing have to be born? 1 sit and listen to K. D. K. A., Ames, and Davenport. Iowa, Los Angeles, California and Miami Beach, Boys, I tell you she shure is a peach. Sixty years have passed and now When I am old and gray, I make this vow. Never again shall I remake The acquaintance of that which I did undertake. —CECIL SMITH. f «' 7C p orl '-Hi neJUNIOR CLASS HISTORY One golden day in the fall of nineteen hundred and twenty-two we crossed the threshold of F. C. H. S. to start upon our work as Freshmen. Although nature had painted every leaf a golden brown, a bright red, or a fiery yellow, we were as green as the grass in June. The long corridors, the numerous class-rooms, the jeers of the upper classmen, all served to confuse us and we found ourselves entering the wrong class-rooms and making various other mistakes that made us often wish ourselves safely back within the reach of mother’s apron strings. But we kept our heads up and soon found ourselves sinking into the routine of high school life with the ease of those well acquainted with it. After electing class officers and advisors we presented two plays, “The Charm School,” and "Winter Garden," both being very successful. They were produced under the supervision of Misses Loomis and Spenser. After passing two breathless, exciting, fearful, terrifying semester exams we ended our roles as Freshmen. In September, nineteen twenty-three, we enrolled as Sophomores. Well, Solomon didn’t have anything on us—we were too wise to let old Sol surpass us. We elected class officers and advisors and then set about to do some entertaining. First a party was given which was highly enjoyed by everyone present. Then, with the help of Miss Ruth Briscoe and Mr. B. E. Montgomery, who were our efficient class advisors, we gave a Class Carnival. Needless to say this was also a huge success. In the glorious fall of twenty-four we were enrolled as Juniors. We set out upon the term with the determination to work and to work hard. First we elected class officers and sponsors. Then we selected and began preparing our Junior play, "The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary," a farce in three acts. It was produced under the very able direction of Miss Agnes Sleadd, one of our class advisors. It was a roaring success. During the football season we sold refreshments at the Athletic field to raise funds for our banquet. Owing to the recent departure of Miss Sleadd we have selected Miss Grace Stewart to assist Mr. Paul Smith in the work of helping us plan several other class activities. We, the class of twenty-six, will do our best to fill the place which will be left by the Seniors, and we wish to make our Alma Mater proud of us in the year to come. JUNIOR EDITOR. Page FiftySOPHOMORE CLASS Barger, Clifford Beabout, Mildred Belbas, Mary Blake, Aileen Bock, Virgil Boustead, Wm. Brondos, Andy Brown. Albert Burkitt, Nado Campbell, Lillian Campbell, Louise Cantrell. Paul Brock, Ldith Casey. Guy Casey, Robert Chase, Helen Coleman, Blodwen Compton, Jesse Colussi. John Cravens. Madeline Creek, Maud Criley, Lois A. Crowder, Dorothy Culley, George Dixon. Helen L. Dorris, Thelma Downes, Burr Drayer. Donald Duncan, Earl F.adie, Ralph Echols, Eleanor Echols. Ralph Elkins, Tim Enders, Arleen Evans. Ruby Fern. Nancy Fox, Mac Golden, William Gore, Edward Gcsnall. Felda Green, Florence Guditis, Ella Hancock. Ted Hankins, Reba Harmon, Ruth Hartley, Lucille Henderson. Harold Hiduk, Andy Hoswell, Gladys Houlle, Evelyn Huff, Burl Jent, Jessie Joplin, Gladys Kelly, Elsie King, Glenn King, Verda Koons, Gladys Lampkin, Leila Lamont, Ray Lavish, Tony Lee, Anna Lee, Gleason Lenok, Aldona Laponis, Susie Leslise, Dorothy Lester, Vanadia Lockman. Everett Mabry, Helen Magdushefski, John Margelli, Catherine Martin, Ethel Mason. Thelma McGhee, Elzade McGowan, Roy McKee, Mary Medlin. Ralph Medlin, Raymond Miles. Elmus Miller. Nola Mitchell. Clyde Mitchell, Marie McDaniel, Buell Mondino, Joe Moneyham, Caroline Moore, Elizabeth Moore, Emogene Morris, Ethel Murray, Virgil Ollar, Carmen Palciewsky, Albert Perrine, Roy Pongonis, Joe Potts, George Racey, Gladys Rains, Rolla Reynolds. Roberta Ridenour, Carl Robinson, Louise Robinson, Samuel Rodenbush, Maxine Russell. Jewell Sandner, Wm. Seal, Donald Senefsky, Joe Serota, Anna Sidnavich, Julia Simmons, Bill Simon, Marie Smith. Ivogene South, Walter Springfield. Rudolph Stelzriede, Helen Stokes, Claudia Stone, Myra Syfert. Edna Fae Teague. Truman Thomas. Thelma Tonazzia, Nellie Turner. Blanche Vance, Frank Vaught, Waive Walker. Wm. Wasson, Eunice Witcher. Tilford Wright, Lacey Zvinakis. Alex Denton, lone Redfield. Marie Sawyer. Kermit Yuskailis, Antissie Page Fifty-fourTHE GLORIOUS CLASS OF ’27 We Sophomores this year are a little crazy about ourselves, and with good reason. Although a young class, being next to the Freshman babies in all their greenness, we came back to school in full force, and with our year of polish behind us were able to make sufficiently sarcastic comments on the terrible greenness of our unworthy successors, the Freshmen. Socially we started off with the old time pep which we have never lost and never will. After the election of Mr. and Mrs. Luce as Class Advisors we staged a hike to the First Dam. That is, it would have been a hike if enough cars hadn’t come to take us all out and back, but as it was. all the hiking was done after our arrival, and in search of sticks on which to roast the weiners and marshmallows. When all the pickles and buns and things were gone, there was some music from the Portable "Vic” and some songs around the camp fire, while the marshmallows became crisp and brown on the outside and all creamy and gooey inside. That is, those which didn't sputter away in bluish flame. After everyone was more or less dead tired from the active games that followed we all went wearily homeward saying what a fine time we had had. That is, those of us who had taken part in the fun. This party was about the first of October, and was followed by other gatherings celebrating the various holidays; the Thanksgiving Party, Nov. 30, in the Gym. and the Christmas Party, Dec. I 8, with almost every Sophomore present and all kinds of entertainment—the climax of the fun coming with the arrival of Santa Clause (?) and the distribution of the presents, which were all of the noise-making variety. We all well remember the racket that was made. This party, too, was held in the Gym and the decorations were of the usual Christmas colors and with an electric-lighted tree made a pleasing effect. We plan a number of Spring picnics and possibly a play to ward off attacks of the seasonal “Fever" and thus keep us full of the usual pep. Page Fifty-fiveBesides being the most active class socially, we are right there with the athletes, too. What with “Walker,” “Lefty, “Musty,” “Dux." “Toe Nails," and "Dune" on the first ten in Basket Ball, and “Cowboy," "Feet" Simmons and a half-dozen others out for Football last Fall, and the dozen or so Trackmen we are putting out, when they talk about Red Bird Athletics we feel thrilled, and can join in, because we feel we're doing our bit. In Inter Class Activities we hope at least to equal if not surpass our last year's record of 2nd in Basket Ball Tournament, and under the coaching of our Advisor. Mr. Luce, we have an active class team which will, we feel, hand surprises to many of its opponents when tournament play begins. We have, too, a Dramatic Club, all our own—the Masquers—whose membership is limited to Sophomores. They have social meetings at which various one-act plays are given, and the talk runs along the line of plays and players. This is sponsored by Mrs. Luce. Then we have members in the Orchestra, the Operetta Cast, and in almost everything. Name the organization, and if there aren't prominent Sophs, in it, the membership laws exclude us. All in all—some class—that of 1927. The Glorious Sophomores. Page Fifty-six FRESHMAN CLASS Adams, Tony Darnell, Helen Henson. Walter Aiken, Chalon Davis, Pinkie Hesler, Rex Antone, Anna Devlin, Drewett Hibbs, Jessie Ray Austin, Dallas Devlin, Frances Hicks. Pearl Avery. Ellis Dimmick, Ward Hobbs, Clyde Ballard, Audrey Doneley. Thomas Holoffe, Clarence Barrett, Reginal Dorris, Anna Hopkins, Terence Barstis, Anna Dorris, Sadie FJubbard. Winifred Baublis, Walter Dorris. Wallace Jakubcsky, Frances Belbas, John Drake, Walter Jeter, Versa Berto, Mike Duncan. Fay Jones, Alma Biros, Ann Duncan. Ray Jones, Carl Blackard. Arnold Dunn, Leonard Joplin. Grace Blakely, Rozena Dunning. Hal Kalucki, Anna Boatwright, Walter East, Leonard Keele, I_aura Bolen, Madeline Edison, Esther Keith, Revalee Boner. Lyndell Fife, Delmas Kelley. Reba Bost, Daniel Fleming. Don King, Esten Bowder, Urith Ford. Zella Koehl. Julia Bowyer. Nola Fox, Gerald Koehl. L.ouis Briley, Linda Fox, Wayne Kolesar. Mary Bozarth. Liston Foy, Mabel Koons. Chloe Browning, Buries Frazier. Palestine Kravens, Agnes Bryan, Lorene Gambill, Fay Lampley, Fairy Bublis. Norbert Gardzulis, Iony Lange. Paul Bucosky, Antissie Garrison. Herbert Lauderdale. Estella Burk, Copple Genevich, William Lzmmon. Marguerite Cale, Lavella Gilbert. Nellie 1-esko, Margaret Cantrell, Ldith Gleaton, Odell Little, Horace Carello. Carl Good, Leverne Lovelette. Norman Brock, Rudolph Green, Isabel Mabon. F.velyn Carelo, Second Grenko, Mary Maddox. Lora Carpenter, Clarence Griffey. Genelle Martin, Bessie Carter. Porter. Griffin. Fred Mason, Kathleen Clem. Myron Grimes, Aileen Matelic, John Cole. Howard Gunn, Frank Mayer. Fern Coleman. F.lma Gurskv. Frances McCain. Marv Coleman, Glen Hall. Ruby McClement. Ernest Coleman. Remmel Hancock, Osier McClintock. Marion Consavage. Stanley Flarris, Charlie McClintcck. Walter Cook, Aretha Harris. Virginia McF lmurry. Inez Cox. Mildred Hart. Frances McIntosh. Margie Cover. Clovjs Hartley, Velma McRevnolds. Oakley Cowan. Ruth Hartley, Willie Metelinas. John Crain. Cleo Hayes, Nina Mikutis. Bennie Crawford, Edwin Hayes, Rex Mikutis. Tony Creek. F.velene Hayward, Clarence Miller, Helen Criley, Pearl Hayward, Edith Miller, l-oran Crim, Dorris Henderson. Lorene Mitchell, Beulah Dabs, Marguerite Henson, Glen Mitchell. Tony Page Sixty-oneMitchell, Vertus McDonald, Mary Moore, Audrey Moore, Edith Moore. Lola Morgan, Nina Morris, Walter Morrison, Ruth Murphy, Ruth Musgraves, Leta Neal, Lillian Nickelvich. Adolph Nickelvich, Edna Odle, Walter Opdyke. Frank Palmer. Edna Patchett, Helen Patchett. Mabel Patterson, Charles Peacock. Martin Perona, John Peters, Edith Pharis, Bill Pitchford. Howard Pittman. Frederick Poole. Russel Presley. J. B. Price, David Price, Dorothy Pyles. lewell Ragsdale. Ira Rains. Max Randolph. Silas Randoloh. Versa Rauback, Frank C. Rawson. Grace Read, Zella Read, Hazel Redfearn, Orvalette Reed. Mabel Reynolds, Dorothy Rhineholtz, Fern Robertson, Virginia Roberts. Alex Rowe, Venettia Rushing, Marie Rushing, Thelma Russell, Otto Sanders. James Scully, Kathryne Seargeant, Burnell Shaffer, LoU Shannagle, Elfrieda Shaw, Clara Sheman, Steve Simmons. Lila Mae Sinks, George Smith, Estaleda Smith, Henry Snyder, Oscar Soffranko. Joe Sowers. Josephine Sparks, Kenneth Spence. Robylee Stanks, Stanley Storey, George Strelecky. Alex Sturgeon. Orval Stuthers, Terence Sutherland, Robert Syers, Marie Taylor, Elma Teague. Ruth Tresso, Louie Trunnel, Sylvia Turnison, Walter Vaughn, Viola Wade. Harold Wahrenberg, Anna Waller, Bonnie Walley, Irene Waller. Nina Walters. Syble Watkins, Hattie Watson, Opal Wells, Elizabeth Webb, Frank Webb. Roe Weightman, Mary E. White, Andrew White, Beryl White, Clara Whittington. Gladys Williams. Gayle Willis, Thelma Willis. Velma Willmore, Anna Willmore, Elsie Wilson, James Wilson, Ruth Wilson, Thornton Wiltrakit, Mary Wisockis, Anna Witty, Florienne Wojciechowski, Tony Wollard. Freda Worsham, Clyde Linksmovich. William Johnson, Junious Allen, Loren Wautelet. Albert I'ayc Sixty-twoFRESHMAN CLASS HISTORY On Sept. 6. 1924, our Freshmen class came to school prepared to show the other classes that we were not as green as we looked. At our first class meeting we elected Miss Briscoe and Mr. Hall as class advisors. We also elected the following for class officers: Ward Dimmick. President: Emma Coleman. Vice-President; l aura Keele, Treasurer: Otto Russel. Secretary, and Helen Patchett, Editor. The first fund that the class raised was by having a box supper. The class is well represented in athletics. In Reginald Barrett we have an athlete of unusual ability. He has already earned a letter in Football and from appearances he will earn another in Basket Ball. The Freshman Basket Ball team is also showing great promise, and will give the other classes a run in the class tournament. As yet the class has nothing to boast of but it still has three more years in which to show "their stuff." Page Sixty-threeNo •» ' K ’ V . CAP AND BELL DRAMATIC CLUB A dramatic club was organized this year to further interest in drama and literature in general. Especial interest was also shown for the Intellectual contest held early this Spring. Several members won first place in the district tryout. Meetings have been held twice each month, consisting of a program and business session. One-act plays and programs have been successfully produced before the high school. One of the best of these was the Christmas program just before our Christmas vacation. A kid party for all the members was given just before Christmas and a Valentine party in February were loads of fun. Fifty members take part in the club, which is sponsored by the three teachers. Miss Briscoe, Miss Stewart and Miss Pope. Tryouts are held each semester for new members and early in January five new ones were fully initiated into the inner circle of "Cap and Bell.” Page Sixty-sevenHOME ECONOMIC CLUB The Home Economic Club was organized in October, I 924. The purpose of the club is to promote a deeper interest in Home Economics, to encourage good fellowship, unity of thought and action among the students, and to further in every way possible the educational interests of the community. The club consists of about fifty members, including the officers, which are as follows: Pres., Gladys Racey; Vice-Pres.. Elma Coleman; Sec., Laura Keele; Treas., Carmen Ollar; Reporter, Thelma Rushing; Club Sponsors, Beulah Whitman, Leona Guirl and Myra Jane Whitlock. The club has its regular meetings once a month at the High School. The club is divided into three groups named as follows: Group one. Program; Group two. Entertainment; Group three. Refreshment. These groups are rotated so no group has the same place twice in succession. During the year a number of parties were given. A Hallowe'en. Christmas, Valentine, Hard Luck and Backward party. At the Christmas party we had a tree, and names were exchanged so that everyone present received a gift. Many enjoyable games were played. Some of them were contests after which prizes were given to the winners. After the social hour dainty refreshments were served. At the Valentine party a little three-act play was given entitled, "Mother Wise and Foolish Children." At the Backward party everyone was dressed backward. The games were played backward, and the refreshments were served in the same manner. On Washington’s birthday a Colonial Tea was served for the Mothers. In May the club gave a banquet in honor of their last meeting in the school year. Page Sixty-nineStanding. Left to Right: Paul Randolph, Joe Odle, Truman Calhoun. Mark Thompson (Sponsor). Seated, Left to Right: Merle Rhineholtz, Lila Bristow. Paul Smith (Sponsor). Gladys Austin and Leitha Burkitt. THE DEBATING CLUB A murmur ran from pupil to pupil, “Tonight is the first meeting of the debating club.” All prospective debaters were on hand at the appointed time, each anxious to try his skill as a debator. Under the guidance of Mr. Mark Thompson and Paul Smith, organization immediately began. Officers were nominated and the final results showed: Pres., Paul Randolph; Sec., Leitha Burkitt; Treas., Wilma Tanazzi. One of the first acts of the club was to secure a dual debate with Benton. The subject was “Resolved: That the Electoral College Should Be Abolished. ’ Tryouts began and the teams selected. The affirmative team composed of Leitha Burkitt. Gladys Austin and Truman Calhoun met the Benton negative at home. The negative tearp composed of Merle Rhineholtz, Wilma Tanazzi, and Joe Odle journeyed to Benton and under the guidance of Mr. Thompson locked horns with Benton’s affirmative team. Although both teams were defeated the club remained undaunted and began working for the debates of the triangular debating league. The question for this debate was “Resolved: That the Philippines Should Be Granted Their Independence as Soon as Possible, Within Two Years.’’ Tryouts began and material was collected. The affirmative team for this debate was composed of Gladys Austin, Leitha Burkitt and Paul Randolph. The negative team was Merle Rhineholtz, Helen Kuykendall and Enid Martin. Page SeventyPresident Vice-Pre®ident Secretary T reasurer Lorena Bagley - Dean Fly Helen Dudenbostel Maxine Rodenbuah THE PEP CLUB The Pep Club was organized Tuesday. Oct. 21. 1924. The meeting was called to order by Miss Giurl, the officers and committees being appointed. Several things were decided by the members of the club. Ruth Harmon and Gleason Lee, our yell leaders, were sent to Champaign. The club decided to give parties for the football and basket ball boys. Our first entertainment was a kid party given at the home of Pearl Koons. Pearl proved to be a very good hostess. Lorena Bagley, President of the club, gave a Christmas party, Dec. 19, 1924. The girls exchanged presents and spent the evening playing games and having contests. The next entertainment was a leap year party given by Mary Jane Morse, December 29. Both girls and boys were requested to wear overalls. Page Seventy-oneMASQUERS The Masquers is a Literary Society organized by the Freshmen of ’27. Miss Mae Coy suggested the organization of this club, and sponsored it the first year. All Freshmen making C-}- or above in her English I classes and passing in three subjects were eligible. It was organized in the first part of November, 1923, for the purpose of interesting pupils in better English. The following officers were elected: Pres., Joe Mondino; Vice-Pres., Clifford Barger; Secretary, Maude Creek, and Ray Lamont as Treasurer. A number of plays were given at the meetings and one in Assembly. “Nevertheless” was appreciated very much by the student body. This put more pep into the club. About twenty-four comprised the club during the year and received one-fourth credit for their work. At the beginning of the school year in 1924 we had a new problem, as our sponsor. Miss Mae Coy, had not returned for this year. We had to elect a new sponsor, so Mrs. Ann Barnes Luce, the English 11 teacher, is our sponsor for this year. The new officers elected for this year, 1924-1925, were: Pres., Maude Creek; Vice-President, Ralph Eadie, and Myra Stone, Secretary. The first social event of the year was a “Masquerade Party” at the home of our Vice-President, Ralph Eadie, at Orient. Everyone had a good time, about thirty being present. Page Seventy-tzvoStanding, Left to Right: Ruth Eadie. Vesta Harper. Earl Brown. Cyrus Austin. Elbert Durham, Harriet Gladders and Leitha Burkitt. Seated, Left to Right: Helen Mauldin. Mrs. Wilson (sponsor), Steve Brondos. Margaret Rushing and Annettie Whittington. . “EL CIRCULO CASTELLANO” Steve Brondos Leitha Burkitt Mrs. Grace Wilson President Sec y-T reas. Sponsor Spanish was taught for the first time in F C. H. S. last year when Mrs. Wilson under took this class, mostly on her own responsibility. In the latter part of the second semester “El Circulo Castellano (The Spanish Circle) was organized. The purpose of this organization was to encourage the students to take more interest in Spanish. The club met once a week. Most of the members who made up the club last year graduated, so that only eleven remained. However, these eleven, undaunted by such a small number, went ahead and icorganized the club, Steve Brondos was elected President and Leitha Burkitt, Secretary-treasurer. Friday of each week was decided upon as the club s meeting day. On that day we had parties, games, and recitations. A party was given at Harriet Gladder’s home and another at Mrs. Wilson’s, for the purpose of encouraging the club. Although small, the club made great headway and boasts of great results, such as would result from such a club. The success of the club is attributed to the wonderful sponsorship of Mrs. Wilson. It will be a sad departure when ten of the members graduate in June. STEVE BRONDOS. Pres. 25. Page Seventy-threeSODALITAS LATINA The Sodalitas Latina (Latin Club) was organized at the beginning of the year. Only students taking Latin 2 were permitted to join the club. At the first meeting the following officers were elected: Pres.. Tilford Witcher; Sec'y-Treas., Lorena Bagley. The purpose of the club was to encourage and stimulate interest in Latin. This was the first time that a Latin club was organized in the High School. The club's motto is "Ne Fronte Cride; don’t trust to appearance." Several parties and plays have been given. Page Seventy-fourStanding. Left to Right: Steve Brondos. Harold Uarriaon, Loiena Bagley, Truman Calhoun and Ellsworth Wilson. Seated. Left to Right: Florence Crain. Vesta Harper. Ivan Lee. Harriet Gladders and Gladys Austin. “FIFTY-FIFTY” The Junior play of 1924 was probably the greatest success of the year. All the essentials of a good play were used: A good play, a good cast, a good coach and hard work. This could not possibly go unrewarded. The cast was as follows: Paul Greene, an author Henry Brown, an artist Patrick O’Malley, a janitor Cap’, a wanderer Smudge, a valet Mrs. Podge, a landlady Sophie Bland, a dancer May Dexter, an enthusiast Mrs. Hawley, an art collector Josephine, a seeker Harold Harrison - Ivan Lee Steve Brondos Truman Calhoun Ellsworth Wilson Harriet Gladders Vesta Harper Lorena Bagley Florence Crain Gladys Austin This little play of the love affairs of an artist and an author, their rise to fame, the irixup in their love affairs, which finally ended happily, received the hearty reception it so well deserved through the mutual hard work of the cast and the coach, Mrs. Wilson. The proceeds went to the Junior-Senior Banquet. Page Seventy-fiveTHE BAND The High School Band was organized this year with thirteen pieces. Solo Cornets. Ray Dove, Rudolph Brock; First Cornet. Geo. Sinks; Alto, Junior Syfert. Lyndell Boner; Trombone, Gus Tolbert; Baritone. Glen Henson; Base Drum, Cecil Sanders; Snare Drums, Emmett Dunn; Clarinets, Walker Jones, Nado Burkitt. The Band made practically all the football trips and played for most of the basket ball games. The Band and Orchestra are under the direction of B. E. Montgomery. THE ORCHESTRA The F. C. H. S. Orchestra has been in existence practically ever since the High School has been organized. The Orchestra has made quite a bit of progress this year, playing a medium class of music and some of the more difficult popular selections. The number increases every year. This year we have six first violins, six second violins, three cornets, one horn, one trombone, drums, two clarinets, one banjo and one piano. Page Seventy-sixCAMP FIRE No. I Standing: Julia Bulmer. Vesta Harper, Mr . Wilson (Guardian), Lorena Barley. Second Row: Florence Crain. Mary Hancock. Helen Kuykendall, Mary Crawford. Lucille Lee. Seated: Leitha Burkitt, Gertrude Bennett, Maude Dimmick and Harriet Gladders. CAMP FIRE No. 2 Standing: Miss Guirl (Guardian), Katie Benbrook. Edna Fay Syfert and Evelyn Houlle. Seated: Jessie Joplin. Leone Wilson. Ruth Glidewell. Robolee Spence and Wilma Carlton. Page Seventy-eightGIRLS’ QUARTETTE Grace Rawaon. first tenor; Edna Maddox, second tenor; Wooda McCollum, first alto; Mary Jane Morse, second alto. BOYS’ QUARTETTE Emmett Dunn, baritone; Howard Pitchford. first tenor; Ralph Roberts, bass; Elmer McClintock, second tenor. Page Seventy-nineCHEMISTRY LABORATORY DINING ROOM Page Eighty WHERE 12V® I 2 V7 '-Sr-FOOTBALL With nine regulars lost through graduation the year before. Coach "f-ronchy" Wroughton took up his responsibilities and proceeded to whip the prospects into shape. In the opening games the team looked good, but the season's grind and inexperience of the team as a whole began to show its effect. Captain Buren Waller, a triple threat man, could only play in three games because of injuries. Injuries to first one, then another, was the chief instrument in the team’s poor showing as a whole. The Seniors lost by graduation are: Buren Waller, Fullback. Harold Harrison, Quarterback. Carl Williams, Center. Steve Brondos, Guard. Harold McCullough, Guard. Truman Calhoun, Tackle. The following men received football letters: Buren Waller William Walker Everett Mitchell Truman Calhoun Ralph Roberts Harold McCullough William Golden Andy Hiduk Harold Harrison Tilford Witcher Swin Simpson Reginald Barrett Everett Lockman Steve Brondos Carl Williams Clyde Mitchell Tony Lavish Page Eighty-three"FRENCHY" WROUGHTON. Coach. Coming from Eureka College, in the northern part of the state with a wonderful record as end on the ‘‘Little 19” conference team, he immediately settled down to a hard task. Being a new coach was a hard proposition with nine regulars lost the year before through graduation. Great things are expected of him and his teams in the future. G. E. TUCKER. Assistant Coach. Much credit goes to Assistant Coach Tucker. Always with the team during practice, encouraging, helping to build a winning team and always there with the right spirit, he well deserves mention. BUREN “BRUNO” WALLER. Fullback. Captain. Bruno played a wonderful game as long as he was in it, but injuries kept him from displaying his real worth. He was the best passer and punter in the “Little Ten” conference. He was always good for three yards when most needed and as a safety man he was one of the best. I'age Eighty-fourEVERETT ‘'FRITZ” MITCHELL, Halfback, Captain-Elect. Fritz, right halfback for the past two years, is another triple threat man. His speed in running the ends, his smashes off tackle, were the things that made him a feared man by all opponents, and a great factor to the team. WILLIAM WALKER. Halfback. Walker, playing his first year on the Varsity, was one of the most brilliant players of the “Little Ten." His specialty being 90-yard runs. Being a Sophomore, he has two more years to beat “Red” Grange's record. HAROLD "IKEY" HARRISON. Quarterback. "Ikey" was a versatile player, a dangerous defensive man as well as a good offensive man. He was used as an end and then shifted to quarterback. His specialty was catching forward passes. Page Eighty-fiveCLYDE ‘ MUSTY" MITCHELL. Right End. This was "Musty's" first year on the Varsity but he played his position like an old timer. He was the best forward pass grabber and tackier on the team. He has two more years to make a name for himself. TILFORD "COWBOY" WITCHER. Left End. Like young Lochinvar, Cowboy came out of the West to secure a position on the team. He held down the position at end like a veteran, being especially good on the defense. His tackling was another good feature. He has two more years to be a factor in our future team's success. SWIN SIMPSON. Left Tackle. Swin, playing left tackle, has for the past season played a most consistent game. Because of his power to analyze and break up plays, he was of great value. Page Eighty-sixEVERETT •‘LEFTY” LOCKMAN. Right Tackle Lefty, because of his weight and speed, proved to be a stone wall on the defense. Opponents didn’t try the side of the line that “Lefty” was on more than once. On the offense he was equally good, opening large gaps in the opponent’s line every time a play was called through him. TONY LAVISH. Left Guard. Tony, a small man to be a guard, held down his position in a flawless manner. When on the defense he could pile up a whole line, and he could be depended on to get the man. Tony is a Sophomore and has two more years to become one of the best guards in the "Little Ten" conference. STEVE BRONDOS, Right Guard. Although this was Steve's first year at football he immediately secured a berth at guard. At this position he proved to be a veritable stone wall on the defense. His blocking and breaking through the line was done in fine style. Page Eighty-sevenCARL "BIG BOY" WILLIAMS. Center. “Big Boy” always played up to the standard. On the defense he would consistently break through the opposing line to down a runner. Being a dead tackier he always got his man. On the offense, his passes back from center always came straight to their mark. “Big Boy” was a big asset to the team of '24. REGINALD BARRETT. Fullback. Due to injuries to Captain Waller. Barrett got his chance to win his letter. He played his position like a veteran despite the fact he is only a Freshman. He could hit the line, and he was a good defensive man. Having three more years, he should prove to be a tower of strength for our future teams. ANDY H1DUK. Quarterback. Andy was one of the most consistent men on the squad, always ready to go in the game at end or any backfield position. He proved to be a very valuable man to the team. He was a great safety man and could return punts. He is a Sophomore, and has two more years to make the best quarterback in Southern Illinois. Page Eighty-eightRALPH ROBERTS. End. Ralph was another consistent man who played in a majority of the games. He could sure grab the passes right out of the air. He could stop the opponents' end runs and was a dead tackier. Ralph will be back next year and he will make somebody step for a place on the team. TRUMAN CALHOUN. Tackle. Calhoun was an extraordinary player, not very heavy for a tackle, but he could sure smash up those plays and he was a deadly tackier. He was equally good on the offense, opening holes in the opponent’s line when the play was coming through that side. HAROLD "DOODLES" McCULLOUGH, Guard. Doodles was a very valuable man to have on any team, weighing around 180 pounds he made every ounce count when he was opening a hole. On the defense he could sure pile up the opponents' line. Page Eighty-nineWILLIAM “BILL” GOLDEN, Guard. Bill was the smallest man on the squad, weighing close to 240 pounds, he proved to be a tower of strength in the line. He was fairly fast and possessed a knack of analyzing the opponents’ plays and was always in the right spot to break them up. Bill has another year to help build up a real team. F. C. H. S. FOOTBALL RECORD FOR SEASON 1924-25 F. C. Date Where Played Team Played Opp. H. S. Sept. 27 West Frankfort Fairfield 6 6 Oct. 1 1 Marion Marion 7 39 Oct. 18 West Frankfort Harrisburg 46 13 Oct. 25 Murphysboro Murphysboro 7 0 Nov. 1 Anna Anna 20 0 Nov. 8 West Frankfort Eldorado 33 0 Nov. 1 5 Johnston City lohnston City 28 0 Nov. 25 West Frankfort Benton 9 6 156 64 Page NinetyBh5KITHhi-i-E. W. EBBLER, Coach. This year was the fourth consecutive year that Coach Ebbler has turned out a winning basket ball team. With a record like this it is no wonder that Mr. Ebbler is highly respected as a coach. This year he took a practically green team and developed it into a team that was capable of winning the District Tournament. We sincerely hope that Coach Ebbler will continue his fine work with the future teams. FLOYD WROUCHTON. Ass t Coach. At the close of the football season. Coach Wroughton took over the post of assistant coach in basket ball. He was very capable and was a great help to Coach Ebbler and the team during the basket ball season. He developed a very good second team, that made the first team step to beat them. W’e hope that Mr. Wroughton will be with us next year. EVERETT MITCHELL, Captain, Forward. ‘‘Fritz has been with the team for two years and still has one more year to play. His first year on the team he played running guard, but this year he was moved up to a forward position. His floor work and basket shooting made him a valuable man to the team. Page Ninety-twoBURF.N "BRUNO" WALLER, Running Guard. "Bruno" was one of the surprises of the year. Starting in at the back guard position. "Bruno” did so well that Coach moved him up to the running guard position because of his ability to make long shots. At running guard he played like a whirlwind for the rest of the season. His shooting and guarding was exceedingly good. He is the only man to be graduated from the team. EVERETT "LEFTY" LOCKMAN. Center. "Lefty" is another member of the team who has played two years and still has two more years to play. Everett was all over the floor all the time. His flashy playing and basket shooting were two good reasons why the team was so successful. Much is expected of "Lefty” in the future. WILLIAM “BILL" WALKER. Forward. Walker, playing his first year on the varsity, was one of the most consistent players on the squad. His floor work, including his dribbling under the basket, was nearly perfect. Having two more years to play, much is expected of him. Page Ninety-three CLYDE ‘ MUSTY" MITCHELL. Forward. “Musty," the smallest man on the squad, was nevertheless a good basket ball player. He was a hard fighter and always kept his eye on the ball. He was also an exceptionally good shot. He has two more years to make the team. REGINALD "ROOT-BEER" BARRETT. Back Guard. Another surprise was the discovery of a capable man to fill the back guard position. Barrett, who is only a Freshman, fitted into the place perfectly. His consistent playing was only one of his many good qualities. Very few men ever got a close-in shot with Barrett playing back guard. Having three more years to play, much is expected of this sturdy Freshman. RAYMOND "HUCK' DORRIS. Forward. "Huck” played a very consistent game when he was in it. He was a good floor man and could always be relied on to make a field goal when most needed. "Huck" has one more year to make a name for himself. I’agr Ninety-fourRUSSF.LL POOLE. Forward. Poole, another Freshman who made good, was a good, hard playing basket ball player. He was a dead shot and was exceptionally good at following up long shots. Much can be expected of this boy in the future. F. C. H. S. BASKET BALL RECORD FOR SEASON 1924-25 F.C. Date Where Played Team Played Opponent H.S. Dec. 6 Frankfort Carterville 24 13 Dec. 12 Christopher Christopher 6 35 Dec. 17 Frankfort Johnston City 12 21 Dec. 23 Mt. Vernon Mt. Vernon 30 10 Dec. 26 Frankfort Alumni 20 9 Jan. 2 Harrisburg Harrisburg 1 1 12 Jan. 9 Benton Benton 7 13 Jan. 14 Johnston City Johnston City 9 15 Jan. 16 Frankfort Mt. Vernon 1 1 17 Jan. 20 Carterville Carterville 30 16 Jan. 24 Frankfort Harrisburg 13 18 Jan. 30 Frankfort Christopher 14 23 Feb. 6 Marion Marion 18 9 Feb. 14 Frankfort Benton 17 13 Feb. 20 Frankfort Centralia 16 10 Feb. 27 Centralia Centralia 10 22 Feb. 28 Frankfort Marion 14 16 Total 262 272 DISTRICT TOURNAMENT RECORD Mar. 5 Benton DuQuoin 9 17 Mar. 6 Benton Sesser 7 22 Mar. 7 Benton Flkville 20 25 Mar. 7 Benton Benton 10 13 Total 46 77 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT RECORD Mar. 13 Centralia Centralia 14 10 Page Ninety-fiveBASKET BALL Basket Ball at F. C. H. S. was a huge success both from an athletic and a financial viewpoint. As winners of the District Tournament, the school is proud of the team. This made the fourth consecutive year that F. C. H. S. won the District Tournament. The team hit a slump at various times during the season, but in the District Tournament they played an unbeatable brand of Basket Ball. An All-Star team was not picked at Benton for some unknown reason. The team was composed mostly of Sophomores and Juniors. 1 he school is expecting much of next year’s team since only one man is lost by graduation. TRACK SEASON, 1925 With a veteran team much can be expected of Coaches Hall and Tucker and their proteges. During the winter months the men who were not out for the basket ball team were out for track every afternoon. The inter-class track meet was held in the first week of April and the final results were: 1st place. Seniors..............................49 points 2nd place. Sophomores...........................37 points 3rd place. Juniors..............................32 points 4th place. Freshmen.............................25 points The schedule for the season is: April I 1. Dual meet with Herrin at Herrin. April I 8. Franklin County meet at Benton. April 25. Triangular meet with Marion and Mt. Vernon at West Frankfort. May 2. Little Ten Meet at Marion. May 9. Southern 111. Meet at West Frankfort. I'iujc Ninety-sixCALENDAR 1924-1925 I 3-43, in favor of Seniors still collecting money for class rings. Meeting of the Glee Club. Seniors have collected all their money for rings and are anxiously await- Oct. 9. Inspector visited school and liked it so well he stayed all day. You always bet on Ikey to spill the beans. Oct. 10. Everything as usual since inspector left. Oct. 16. Pep meeting in the auditorium, practicing for Sat. 18th. Oct. 18. Played Harrisburg on F. C. H. S. football field. Score, Harrisburg. Oct. 20. Oct. 21. Oct. 22. ing their arrival. Oct. 23. Pep meeting, practicing for Murphysboro game. Meeting of the Home Economics Club. Oct. 24. Hallowe’en party at the High School given by Home Economics Club. Beware the spooks. Oct. 25. Lost to Murphysboro in football game, 7-0. Good game. Oct. 27. Seniors strutting around with their rings. Oh, Boy! Oct. 28. Meeting of the Freshman class. Meeting of the Senior class. Stewart's birthday. Age? ? Oct. 29. Seniors busy selling tickets for entertainment, Friday. (No wonder, get one period off.) Meeting of the Annual Staff. Were they there? Ask them. Party at Orient given by Masquers Club. Entertainment given by Mr. Richardson, very comical. Lost to Anna, at Anna, football game. 20-0. Freshies have a party at High School. Floors are oiled and a couple of floorings cracked. Meeting of the Pep Club. Meeting of all those interested in a Dramatic Club. All floors mended and ceilings repaired since Nov. 3. Ninth hour running along as usual with full force. Rah! Rah! Rah. Getting ready for the 8th. Eldorado carried off the honors with a score of 33-0 in football today. Junior Class seems to have something of importance by calling a meeting. Wonder what it is? Nov. I I. Armistice Day. Oct. 30. Get. 31. Nov. 1. Nov. 3. Nov. 4. Nov. 5. Nov. 6. Nov. 7. Nov. 8. Nov. 10. School is dismissed. Going to have a little debating. The Debate Club called a meeting. Juniors give a part of their play which will be given Monday night the I 7th. Johnston City walked off from us today in football with a score of 28-0. Junior Play, "The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary. Good play, just ask Nov. 12. Nov. 13. Nov. 14. Nov. I 7. Louise or Ted. Nov. 18. Advanced typing class wrote letters inviting the ‘‘Older Boys” Conference here next year. Hope they come, girls! Await your chance. Nov. 19. Dramatic Club debating whether to have a truck or car in the “Home-coming Parade.” Nov. 20 and 21. School dismissed on account of teachers meeting at Urbana. Nov. 24. Girls quartette sang. “Sing Me to Sleep.” Nov. 25. Pep meeting in assembly. The Pep Club yelled. Ninth hour still running first rate. All ready for the Bentonites? Yea! Cardinal! Nov. 26. Pep meeting at the end of second period. The football boys came out and showed us some "style.’’ Coach Wroughton gave us a talk on Pep. Nov. 27. Homecoming and Annual football game with Benton. The best game of the season, even if F. C. H. S. did lose, 9-6. Page Ninety-sevenVery entertaining program, full The parade was a decided success. The Campfire girls winning the prize of $10.00. Nov. 28. No school. Lay off after Thanksgiving. Dec. 1. Everybody getting "pepped up" for basket ball since football season is over. Dec. 2. Meeting of the Masquers Club and Debating Club. Dec. 3. Senior girls trying out for Senior play. Dec. 4. More plays! Meeting of all those who are taking part in the play given by Dramatic Club. Dec. 5. Lyceum. The "Jackson Jubilee Singers.' of old melodies and negro religious songs. Dec. 6. First basket ball game of the season with Carterville here. Score, 24-13 in favor of Carterville. Just wait! Dec. 8. Debating team getting ready for action. Dec. 9. Today is picture day. the "classes" getting ready to be “put" in the Annual. Dec. 10. The boys’ quartette sang in assembly. This was the first appearance of the quartette. Ask Howard about it. he knows. Dec. I I. Meeting of the Cap and Bell Club, and the Campfire girls. Dec. 12. Meetings! Meetings! and more meetings. Dec. 13. Basket ball game with Christopher. Frankfort walked home with the honors of 35-6. Dec. 15. Seniors meet this evening. Contest between Juniors and Seniors in full force. Dec. 16. "Kid" party and "Xmas" party given by Dramatic Club at High School. Dec. I 7. Basket ball game with Johnston City, here. We took the bacon with a score of 21-12. Xmas tree in assembly, all freshies were told the truth, at last, that there is no Santa Clause. All took it very hard. Mr. Wroughton and Thompson were each given a date apiece, which they were too bashful to ask for. Dec. 23. Basket ball game with Mt. Vernon. They kindly let us carry home the little end of 30-10 score. Dec. 21. Let the wedding bells ring out! "Monti is married. Game with Alumni. Score 20-9 in their favor. Hail! Hail! The gang’s all here. Back to school after the Xmas vacation. Usual order. Nothing exciting. Lots of excitement. No school tomorrow! School deserted. Freshmen resolve not to be so green. Sophomores resolve not to be so soft. Juniors all resolve to be Seniors in the near future. Seniors resolve to be more dignified. Jan. 2. Back again to work. F. C. H. S. basket tossers met Harrisburg in a peppy game of basket ball, with a score of 12-11. Dec. 26. Dec. 29. Dec. Dec. Jan. 30. 31. Frankfort Jan. 5. All right, let something happen! Jan. 6. Mr. Wilson gives us a little of his "thoughts’’ in regard to Benton vs. West Frankfort. Jan. 7. Senior meeting—trying to decide when, how. and where to give a party. Jan. 8. Mr. Wilson was disturbed today, while making his few announcements, by a Freshie who happened to bring their "Mama-doll" to school. Jan. 9. "What’s that " "Benton beat us?" "Well, I should say not." Score 13-7 in our favor. Jan. 12. Seniors amusing themselves by trying to sell Annuals. Jan. 13. Everybody getting ready for Wed., Thur., and Fri. Jan. 14. Lyceum Course. Jan. 15. First semesters of the year. Sink or swim. Flunk or pass. Jan. 16. Basket ball game with Johnston City. F. C. H. S. as usual carried home the big end of I 5-9 score. Page Ninety-eightMt. Vernon kindly let Jan. 22. Jan. 23. Jan. 24. fan. 26. Jan. 27. Jan. 28. Jan. 29. Jan. 30. floor today. Feb. 2. Feb. 3. F«'b. 4. J«n. 16. Banket ball game with Mt. Vernon this evening, us defeat them with a score of 17-11. Jan. 19. Senior Class gives a party at the Elks Hall. Jan. 20. Regular routine. Jan. 21. Woe to the fellow that put this tack in my seat, ' exclaimed a pupil as he arose from his seat. Monti makes the few announcements today. We were greatly surprised by the announcing of more new rules today. Game with Harrisburg. Score, 18-13, in our favor of course 1 Meeting of the Debate Club. Mr. Wilson gets his wires crossed in assembly. Half school missing, go to see Glenn Young. Some skip classes to go to Herrin. Funeral. Savory odors from the cooking class wended their way around the third Everybody in school today except those who were absent. “Ninth hour is getting right down to business. Mr. Wroughton enjoys calling on his new pupil, because he has such a short name, John Frederick Allen Grey. Feb. 5. Got out at 3 o’clock to attend matinee. Title: “Abraham Lincoln.” Feb. 6. Our first Conference defeat by Marion. 18-9. It was a hard fought game, but F. C. H. S. received the wrong end of the score. Feb. 9. Seniors still practicing their play. Feb. 10. Junior class must have “something up their sleeve,” for they have called for an important meeting. Feb. I I. Shorthand class trying to find out who to send to Carbondale for Advanced shorthand and typewriting. Feb. 12. Meeting of the Annual Staff. Feb. 13. Pep meeting. Getting ready to meet Benton High. Feb. 14. Got beat by Benton in basket ball. Score, 13-17. eb. 16. Carl W. seems to be in the habit of trying to see what is going on, on the outside of school as well as inside, especially when the fire engine goes down the street. F «b. 17. We were shocked, on hearing that Clarence M. fell down the stairs today. Feb. 18 Yeh! We had school today. Feb. 19. Uhuh! The same thing again today. Feb. 20. Centralia won basket ball game from us. Feb. 23. Economics class gave the pupils a little Fashion Show today. They even demonstrated the school flapper. West Frankfort debate team lost to Benton and Eldorado this evening. Test in economics today. Yae, Seniors 1 Yae, Mr. Wroughton 1 Yesl We got our grades today. Special meeting in the auditorium to get pepped up for Centralia tonight. Beat Marion High in basket ball. Score 14-16. We re all excited today I We got our grade cards. Periods shortened for pep meeting. Did we have music Ask the players. Harriet G. announced her engagement today. President Coolidge’s Inaugural address was heard by all the pupils today. For once the “whole” Senior class was at the meeting. No wonderl Tha meeting was called the eighth period. Mar. 5. Getting ready for the “Tourney.” Mar. 6. No school today. Everyone goes to Benton. Niar. 7. West Frankfort won the District tournament. Mar. 9. Green stockings are becoming quite the Feb. 24. Feb. 25. Feb. 26. Feb. 27. Feb. 28. Mar. 2. Mar. 3. Mar. 4. sliutting around with them today. Mar 10. More green stockings plus socks. rage. Nearly all Seniors were ''IMiH'ty.ntnpMar. 11. Getting ready for the ol tourney again. Mar. 12. Our jazz orchestra is right when it comes to music. School minus the pupils today, most of them gone to Centralia to the Sectional games. Mar. 16. Lost the Sectional tournament this year. Mr. Smith’s birthday. He is looking older. Just the same ol’ schedule today. Mar. 17. Senior play postponed till later. Mar. 18. Test in economics postponed until later also. Mar. 20. No school yesterday or today. Everyone interested in tornado of the 18. Mar. 23. Back to F. C. H. S. again. Mar. 24. Seniors have postponed their play indefinitely. Mar. 25. No assembly today. Mar. 26. Seniors busy exchanging cards. Gradu- Mar. 27. All Senior boys are having the others to write in their "Girl ate books.” Mar. 30. More teachers getting angry on account of the nuisance of those G. G. Books. Mar. 31. Celebratin’ the end of another month. Page One HundredPage One Hundred and OnePage One Hundred and TwoMoonlight BOOSTERS OF F. C. H. S. FIRST LAST AND ALWAYS (See Annual. Page 23) The Place Where Everybody Goes So Why Not You? Stop at the Moonlight Homemade Candies and Ice Cream Made of the Finest Quality Moonlight Candy Co. West Frankfort, Illinois Page One Hundred and ThreeSERVICE FIRST DOYAL SERVICE STATION EAST MAIN THE FAMILY SHOE STORE SHOES THAT TURN MILES INTO SMILES (Overheard in the corridor): "Every time Icky laughs his ears rub together." Frankfort Heights Candy Company ALL KINDS OF CANDIES AND DRINKS First Student: ’My father only weighed three pounds when he was born. Second Student: “My Heavens, did he live?” Thompson is a very vicious man. He is quoted with, "We will take the life of Shakespeare tomorrow, so come prepared.” Father: “How is it, son, that I find you kissing my daughter? How is it, 1 say? Earl B.: ”Oh, great, great! ’ Large Lady (beamingly): “Could I have a seat near the stage, please?” Montgomery (aervingly) : “Why, certainly; what row do you want?" Large Lady (indignantly) : “Don’t get fresh, young man.” Only Real Service Station on the Hill SERVICE OUR MOTTO Sinclair Oils and Gas RAYMOND MOORE 1802 East Main A. K. MONTGOMERY GROCERIES AND MEATS QUALITY FIRST PRICES RIGHT Phone 2 I 6-R FRANKFORT HEIGHTS Page One Hundred and FourDR. N. J. McCOLLUM X-RAY EXAMINATIONS DENTIST 206 MASONIC BLDG. Telephone 445 E. R. BROWN FURNITURE CO. FURNITURE Floor Coverings Wall Paper General House Furnishers 403-405 East Main We invite you to compare our prices with any concern In English IV the boys and girls had different questions for debate forms. After reading some of the boys', Thompson said, "Now, let’s have a look at some of the girls' forms." Blushes from Grace M. FRESHMEN CLASS SONG When ice cream grows on macaroni trees. And the sands of the Sahara get muddy. When cats and dogs wear overshoes. That's when I will study. Wroughton: “Give an example of a business system used in the early ages.'' Carl: "Why, yes, the loose leaf system used in the Garden of Eden.” Wroughton: "Is gold wealth to a man on a ship wrecked island?" Wroughton: “The next ones that speaks without permission gets sent to the 9th hour. Vesta: "Good. Carl: "There's the first one." Ikey: "Ah hah!" Wroughton (writing): "AH HAH!" In Economics all wonder why Harriet answers to Mr. Durham's name when Elbert is meant. (Found on Cooking exam, paper): III. “Milk should be kept in ice box or in a cool place, or if you have a cow you should bring it to the house and strain or pasteurize it and let it set in a cool place.” It is said that there is one in this school who is so dumb that he thinks a skunk is merely a cat with Halitosis. Dodge Brothers Motor Vehicles BEAUTY. COMFORT AND DEPENDABILITY GARRISON MOTOR CO. PHONE 223 209-11 WEST MAIN STREET Page One Hundred and FiveFEED FLOUR HAY CITY FLOUR COMPANY POULTRY INCUBATORS REMEDIES Louise Miles: Say, kid, did you notice the audience when 1 stepped on the stage? Why, they all sat with their mouths open." Clarence Ditto: "Aw, gwan, they didn't all yawn at once." First Student: "Where ya’ going? Second Student: "To take a chemistry exam. First Student: "Tha acid test, huh?" Ebbler: "McCulloh, when were you born?" Doodles: "April 2." Ebbler: "Late again." DRAMA IN ONE ACT Scene--Downtown street. Time—About 8 o’clock. Two young men, high school seniors, meet in middle of stage. First Student: "Where ya goin’?" Second Student: "Home to bed." First Student faints. (Curtain) Ivan L.: Hey, Teddy, do you know where your crazy bone is?" Teddy W. : "No. where?" Ivan: "Well, yours is on the top of your neck." Ebbler (in phy.) : "Mahon, what is the best conductor of electricity?" Vernon Mahon: "Why—er." Ebbler: "Correct." First Fresh: "I see where the B. B. team plavs the Alumni." Second Fresh: "Yes, but where is that town?" "What in heck is my mattress stuffed with?" demanded the summer boarder. "It s full of corners." "Shucks," responded the grizzled old farmer. "Shucks?" "Shucks." "Shucks!" The fact that we have to go through with ninth hour shows W. Frankfort has no society for prevention of cruelty to dumb animals. Vesta (reading history report): “Lee threw his left wing over the Federal’s right-------" Voice: "Some bird! Ebbler: "Emmett, it doesn't strike me lhat you are studying very hard.’ Bull Dunn: "It don't knock me down either." Red B.: "My girl has too much education." Bruno: "How come?" Red: "She calls the Childs’ Restaurant, La Cafe des Infants." Page One Hundred and Six §FRENCH STUDIO PORTRAITS OF QUALITY KODAKS AND FINISHING—PICTURE FRAMING Wroughton: “Spire , what are you going to be when you get out of college? Joe Spire : "An old man. Ebbler (to Carthol) : “Chaniot, take the next question. Carthol: “My name not Chaniot. Ebbler: “Pardon me, Chaniot. Now. go ahead, Walston. Poetic Student: “Here some free verse. ’ Publisher: “Thanks. UNION STATE BANK Phone 411 409 East Main Street First Senior: Second Senior 'Why is Thompson so strong-headed “Why, because he has so much muscle between his ears, I guess.' 'Let's kneel and pray for Sandy Loffice, He's sassed F. A. within his office. “The Big Batik on the Corner” Page One Hundred and SevenA. W. HIBBS Special Agent VIENNA NURSERY HEDGE FENCE SPECIALTY Box 77 Frankfort Heights You Have Tried the Rest Now Try the Best— J. C. WHARRY Dealer in HOME KILLED MEATS AND FANCY GROCERIES JOIN THE BIG YOUNG PEOPLE’S CLASS CHRISTIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL CORNER JACKSON AND POPLAR Meets Every Sunday Largest Young People's at 9:45 Class in City Soph: "I see in the paper that three persons were killed in a feud. ’ Fresh (knowingly): “Those cheap cars are dangerous." Solicitious Alumni: “And where is that boy of yours?" T’other One: “He’s been in Harvard three years now.” S. A.: “Too bad. my brother's boy turned out the same way but they got him in Leavenworth." “Ah wins." “What yuh got?" “Three aces." “No yuh don’t. Ah wins." "What yuh got?" "Two nines an’ a razor." “Yuh shoh do. How come yuh so lucky?" Drayer Elec. Hardware Co. 226 East Main Street Phone 6 GENERAL HARDWARE—DEVO PAINTS AND VARNISHES WESTERN ELECTRIC WASHING MACHINES ATWATER-KENT RADIOS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING AND SUPPLIES Page One Hundred and EightGET A HOME NEXT We honestly believe that the best investment for any young person to make after getting through school is in a home. We are always ready to take care of your wants in this line. A courteous salesman is on the job continuously. D. C. JONES REALTY CO. PHONE 21 AT STOTLAR-HERRIN LUMBER COMPANY OFFICE “SWEET SIXTEEN” For the last sixteen years we have tried to supply the wants of the public in material for Home Building. We are still anxious to serve in any way we can in building a bigger and better West Frankfort. PHONE 21 Stotlar-Herrin Lumber Company Page One Hundred and NineHAVE YOU READ THIS PAGE? The zMost Welcome of all (y ifts —an Elgin 'T'HE girl graduate cher-" ■ ishes her Elgin wrist watch above all else. Its beauty makes it prized. Its dependable time-keeping service is a constant satisfaction. The long established reputation for real worth enjoyed by Elgin Watches makes them a fitting reward for a meritorious accomplishment. Countless other choice gifts may be selected from our timely displays with absolute faith in their correctness and their genuine intrinsic value. Jacobs-Lane Co., Inc. JEWELERS—OPTOMETRISTS West Frankfort Johnston City THANK YOU Page One Hundred and TenBURG’S MAIN STORE ON MAIN STREET OUTFITTERS FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHERE YOU PAY LESS I know a Jew who can buy an article for 75c and sell it for $2.00. —That’s business. There is a sculptor in France who can take some clay and mold it into a statue and sell it for $1,000. —That’s art. There is a man in town who is so absent-minded that he looks at his watch to see if he has time to go home and get it. —That's Mr. Wilson. 1 know a man in this country who took some tin. board and a quart of gasoline and made a car. —That's genius. There is a teacher in school who, whenever she wants to find a person’s name has to look in the directory. —That’s Miss Stewart. I know a great many pupils who come to F. C. H. S. and instead of getting their lessons, they waste their time and FLUNK. —That’s what 1 call plain darn FOOLISHNESS! SULLIVAN’S STUDIOS QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS AT SENSIBLE PRICES— PICTURE FRAMES AND ENLARGING—TRY OUR 24-HOUR SERVICE ON KODAK FINISHING We make “CELLU-TONE" Prints. Ask for them. They are better yet cost no more. Page One Hundred and ElevenBernard Hampton W. A. Kelly Class of 1914 HAMPTON KELLY DRY GOODS—SHOES—GROCERIES 122 WEST MAIN ST. WEST FRANKFORT, ILLINOIS Here lies the body of Simon Phiz, He was caught copying in a Latin quiz. Here’s to the memory of Dumbell Dan, He gave the wrong toot in the H. S. band. Tucker (to rookies in football): "Now, boys, if you can’t kick the ball, kick a player on the opposing side. Now. let’s begin. Where’s the ball?” Rookies: “Never mind the ball----let’s start the game. Miss Briscoe (in 5th hour study) (very angry): “Not a one in this room will be gi en any liberty this hour.” Voice: “Give me liberty or give me death.” Miss B.: "Who said that?’ Voice: “Patrick Henry. Hard to beat— Midway F. C. H. S. STUDENTS Sweet Shoppe and SWEETS CIGARS American Drug Co. DRINKS 200 East Main WELCOME. ALL East Main Street Campbell Hardware Company THE WINCHESTER STORE QUALITY—SERVICE Masonic Building Phone 171 Page One Hundred and TwelvePAUL SIMON LIMMERICK Battery and Electrical Supply Co. Wholesale Grocery and Sanitary Meat Market We Specialize in Generators and Starters—Speedometers We Sell Cheaper Because We Buy Cheaper W. MAIN ST. AT LOGAN Phone 97 Phone 540 Free Delivery Doc: “Very, very sad, sir, I greatly regret to tell you your wife’s mind is completely gone." Mr. Luce: “Well, I’m not surprised. Doc; she’s been giving me a piece of it every day for the last year. Howard Pitchford: “Oh, yes, mother. I’m a big gun in that school.” Mother: “Well, for heaven’s sake, why don’t I hear better reports from you? SONG OF FRESHIE “I hate women, and I’m glad I hate ’em. ’cause if I didn’t hate ’em. I’d like ’em, and I hate ’em.” Biddy: “I suppose you have been in the navy so long that you are accustomed to sea legs?’’ Middy: “Lady, I wasn’t even looking. A Fine Line of Fresh Staple Groceries—Choice Meats Complete Line of Ladies Ready-to-W ear Price, always right Plumlee Plumlee East Main Street First Class Shoe Repairing EVERYTHING ELECTRIC An F. C. H. S. Booster J. W. GREENY Opposite P. O. FRANKFORT HEIGHTS Page One Hundred and ThirteenStromberg Carburetors— Sweet Remembrance of a Perfect Motor Trip McQuay-Norris Rings, Pins and Odd Replacement Parts We Are Backing Yon, F. C. H. S. West Frankfort Accessory Company We Distribute Automobile Replacement Parts and Accessories Wholesale and Retail 304 East Main Street Phone 127-W FISK RED TOP CORDS AND TUBES. INCLUDING BALLOON TIRES AND TUBES Gabriel Snubbers Motor Valves Hassler Shock Absorbers Brake Lining Timken Bearings and Springs Head Light Reflectors for all Cars Page One Hundred and Fourteenc. c. c. Get the Best With the Rest SPECIAL HIGH SCHOOL BOXES Columbia Candy Co. Wishing you all the Happiness and Success that Life may hold in store for you. GARDNER JEWELRY CO. THE GIFT SHOP If It’s New We Have It WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR STETSON HATS MANHATTAN SHIRTS J OSEPH’S The Store for the Lad and His Dad A. H. Joseph Leo Krause. Mgr. Wm. Brummet, Class '24 Everett Gettings Page One Hundred and FifteenMr . Harper (calling upstairs): "Vesta. slip on something and come down. Vesta stepped on a bar of soap and did so. Fairy D.: "Do you like indoor sports?" Rachael: Why, yes. but mother won’t let them stay very late. Dentist: "Do you want gas?" ... l Steve B.: "Why. yes. either that or electric lights. Do you think I want you monkey ing around my head in the dark?" Ebbler: "A fellow just told me 1 looked like you. Wroughton: "Where is he? 1 d like to knock his block off. Ebbler: "I killed him." Old Colored Mammy: Tse wants a ticket fo Florence. . Ticket Agent (after 10 minutes of weary thumbing over road guides): Where the devil is Florence?" .... Old Colored Mammy: "Settin over dar on de bench. Miss Gordon buildings." "My goodness (reading evening paper): Firebug , 1 didn't know those little bugs cou starts blaze which destroys two Id start a fire." Gleason Lee: ' Mother, is it true that sheep are the dumbest of animals? Mother: "Yes, lamb.” “You say your maid was in your boudoir fixing your hair when the fire broke out? She: "Yes." He: "Where were you at the time? (Extract from newspaper account.) "The accident bruised her somewhat and hurt her 'otherwise. L. A. Harris T. B. Spence COME IN AND VISIT US Home Bakery Co. IN OUR NEW LOCATION BEST OF BREAD AND PASTRIES We carry an up-to-date line of CLOTHING. SHOES MADE CLEAN—BAKED CLEAN KEPT CLEAN DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS “SERVICE” L. A. Harris Co. OUR MOTTO "A Good Place to Buy" PEARL AND SUNNYSLOPE 212 E. Main St. Frankfort Heights WEST FRANKFORT, ILL. Phone 2 1 5-R Page One Hundred and SixteenCALIFORNIA SATISFACTION GUARANTEED CANDY CO. THE DRINKS. CANDY. CIGARS EARL MASSEY CO. LUNCH West Frankfort’s BEST Store A good place to rest yourself East Main Frankfort Heights CATERING TO THE NEEDS OF STYLISH MISSES Harold H.: "Ye , I’ve always considered Louise a perfect beauty and a nice girl to boot." Lorena B.: "Why, Harold, you ought to be ashamed of yourself." Waiter: “Where’s that paper plate 1 gave you with your pie?" Cowboy: "Oh, I tho’t that was the lower crust.” First Student: “Did you ever take chloroform?" Second Student: “No; who teaches it?” “I liked that fellow you were with the other ni ght so I asked him out to dinner this eve. Told him to drop around in his business clothes." "Why, father, he’s a life guard." Oskey Wow Wow As well as all the ‘‘Rah Rah’’ FEATURING Boys and Girls recognize our store as sporting goods headquarters. ENGLISH SUITS F. C. H. S. Stands for Superiority, and for that’s just what our firm name implies. We are always on the job with the best of everything in our line and ready to give fifteen rahs for the Cardinal and Gray. We extend our congratulations to the Senior Class and best wishes to those who are following in their footsteps. The High School Boy CLINE DRUG CO. CARP CO. The Rexall Store Page One Hundred and SeventeenPREACH CLEANING COMPANY WHO KNOWS HOW WE CALL FOR AND DELIVER PHONE 84 First Flapper: “That conductor glared at me as tho’ 1 hadn t paid my fare. Second Flapper: “What did you do)“ First F.: ‘l glared back at him as though I had.” Red B. (to Salvation Army Lassie): “Do you save bad little girls) ’ S. A. L.: “Why. yes. Red: “Well, save me one for tonight. Miss Sleadd (in Museum): “What is the name of that painting) Mark Thompson: “The Land of the Reindeer. Miss Sleadd (icily): "And who painted ‘The Land of the-er, Rain) For Your Vacation BUY A FORD J. SUSMAN and Enjoy Yourself W. E. Pharis Son The Store That Sells Union Made CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS AND FURNISHINGS FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN Holland Drug Co. YOUR MONEY S WORTH OR BRUNSWICK-RADIOLA MONEY BACK PHONOGRAPHS AND RECORDS WEST FRANKFORT, ILLINOIS Page One Hundred and EighteenMEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE Established 1902 Nationalized 1905 Pride in the COMMONWEALTH WE TAKE pride in the growth of this bank as reflected in the increased deposits and earnings shown in our statement from time to time. It is still more satisfying to realize what this constant progress has meant to our customers, our community, our city and our schools. 1 he growth of this institution during twenty-two years has been in proportion to the service and aid afforded our customers and friends. After all, this is what we are most proud of at the First National Bank—the opportunity to build as we earn, to constructively aid in meeting the needs, satisfying the ambitions, increasing the prosperity of the people of our community. FIRST NATIONAL BANK WEST FRANKFORT, ILL. RESERVES OVER ONE AND A HALF MILLIONS Page One Hundred and NineteenSTRAND — REX THE HOUSE OF SUPERIOR ATTRACTIONS “ONLY THE BEST” West Frankfort Lumber Co. INCORPORATED Barrett's Roofing Kurfee's Paint Red Ring and Alpha Cement Lumber Stone, Sand and Building Material of all kinds TELEPHONE 45R BOOST F. C. H. S. AND READ THE DAILY AMERICAN Egypt’ Greatest Daily FIRST-CLASS COMMERCIAL JOB PRINTING DAISY ART SHOP PHONE 4 IR 320 East Main Street WE CLOTHE THE TINY TOTS Page One Hundred and TwentyHe hanked his Money-He became a Partner. Big business men are always on the lookout for young men who have the qualifications for big positions. The main thing they want to know is: "has he MONEY SENSE? That question can only be answered in one way: by a Pass Book showing REGULAR deposits. The routine of the business a man can be taught, but the value of money he must learn for himself with his own money. IF YOU HAVEN'T YET STARTED TO REGULARLY DEPOSIT SOME OF YOUR MONEY, COME IN AND OPEN AN ACCOUNT AND START. YOU WILL BE ON THE ROAD TO PROSPERITY WHEN YOU DO. We will welcome you WEST FRANKFORT BANK AND TRUST COMPANY “THE BANK THAT SERVICE BUILT” It has grown up with its clients, but never grows away from them Page One Hundred and Twenty-oneCongratulations Class of 1 IN THE SCHOOL OF LIFE YOU WILL NEED THE CHURCH ALL THE TIME We invite you and all who read this page, with your friends Sunday School ............... 9:30 A. M. Preaching....................10:43 A.M. Young People's .... 6:30 P. M. Preaching......................7:30P.M. Prayer Service, Wednesday . 7:30P.M. MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION of WEST FRANKFORT CENTRAL METHODIST . . FIRST CHRISTIAN .... TRINITY METHODIST . . . FIRST NORTHERN BAPTIST SECOND BAPTIST .... ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC . . FIRST METHODIST .... Rev. T. B. Sowers, Pastor Rev. C. E. Shepperd, Pastor Rev. C. S. Barnett, Pastor Rev. F. V. Wright, Pastor Rev. Paul Smith, Pastor Rev. Jos. Tregessor Rev. W. A. Sharp, Pastor Page One Hundred and Twenty-two'Jalin and Ollier A ain THE largest personal service school annual engraving house in America. More than twenty years of successful experience in Year Book designing and engraving. Three hundred craftsmen, specially skilled in Annual production. Over 40,000 square feet of operating space in our own fireproof building. A specially organized system of production that insures individual attention to each Annual, efficient manufacture, and on-time delivery. The personal co-operation of a creative and research service department with a reputation. 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