Freeport High School - Polaris Yearbook (Freeport, IL)

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' N I 1 1 ' A 1. QM I 7' 1. , , It Hp Q W QD f nwnwwy PQCDHQJLFES 1. 924 'VGJHUHMQ Twcfannfiy fx I f --cm IW I he 1924 gf' -an I I I Cl D 1 l I I ,U A I I I I, POLARIS Copyrighted 1924 J. Wilson, Ed tor I. Haight, Editor .Vo1prt,Business Ma Ii.4. ..,...--- IE - - :x-- 1: -- CJ Q3 .,qu...1s. .S The Annual POLARIS OF 192311924 limi: Published by the SENIOR CLASS of the FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL FREEPORT, ILLINOIS 'filflifg f i I 4 W I px fs I H , IIS , ,ami ff K , 53 I 3 I I IH I PQLA. .S Dedication O our Principal, Luther Addison Fulwider, whose unerring judg- e ment in the directing of our destinies, for the past twenty years, and Whose abiding faith in our greater future has as a citizen, as a friend, and as a teacher made Freeport High School what it is today. To him who has brought us into our heritage, We the class of 1924, lovingly and with re- spect dedicate this, the twentieth vol- ume of the Annual Polaris. fl. ' en q 2 11- E: ff ix yy ,, , ,.,,V , L X, f ""1 "iff f,?5,,j1Lf i lfr fl f X I Y 'Snr ,I fitffx Qi 9 rl , f 1 'i e -its Ml. E if Qc ,x U-,,E:g,,E, 4 . E ' fm flaw:- 'I' I jjj, A" -V .,,. wxkwu 4 'vf X , 1'M .545 ii l 4 , Va l Q i ' kr ' . this .7 'M ill' a-V V., I ll irllwlnn 1 'H i h, WA X pagan .S Foreword HE purpose of this book is to transform the fleeting and tran- sient memories of high school days into a permanent reminder of those daysg and if in the years to come this book gladdens its owner with a tan- gible record of his high school years, and inspires him with a feeling of reverence for the spirit of youth and for its joys, sorrows, and anibitions, We shall feel that its making has been Worth While. qntlg.-ap? 6 73-'A he Staff Editors . . Jack Wilson, Isadora Haight Business Manager .... Arthur Voigt Advertising Manager .... John Baker Athletics ...... William Thomas Music ........ Nonie Kuehner Snapshots . Roberta Emrich, George Keck, Harry Oman. Calendar ....... Dorothy Ogden Art Department . Henry Raepple, Richard Credicott, Karl Jaeger, Goldye Timms. Society ...... Mary Ellen Manion Literature and Oratory . . Milton Babcock . Marion Johnson Classes ....... Marjorie Burns Faculty ....... Francis Heinen Circulation Manager . Bernard Burkhart Jokes ....... Mervin Hasselman Drama ...... 'iaqzqag 7 vyyyx v li , 'wi 1: ll if l l Kill, i i u lg, A 3 ff i IWM my l M ' il li- ' ll I I 'llfllm-w 1'k ,,,,,-t 1 ' l' 'Ti i i ,- fi ,Q L thai ' , K ix GW f ii I if ' ? Z 6.3: 'F EQQTQQZFQ? J ' rr X . of I A 1 X I 1 ,ff ' yi! 1 , , M y If, ' 1 ' ' ffqifyi f f 'M 'f if: Y ,I A, ,, ..1l?:,, 5 4, f1'3e,f,,7 V Z All K" Mild 31 .TAY A A if f 1 51 N45 ' i ' wffi,,,! 2 - Papa. ,S Table of Contents Dedication . . . Foreword . Staff .... Scenic Section . . Faculty . . . Seniors .... Senior Telescope . Juniors .... Sophomores . . :Freshmen . Athletics .... Organizations . . . Oratory and Debate . . Stage ...... Music ..... Literature . . . Commencement . . . Jokes and Calendar . . . Advertisements and Snaps . ?1q,g.4-g 8 w 9 ' 1 I J 1 x , 1 F w i I 1 11 . N 12 .fjgeggg fxfxfx X isa 553-P cifieseb f Xxxx A 3 gig, , 1 4 ,iff iafffqw If e ' - Gigi X' Q ggfxqvr A Qryvyxxllz i i of .lFWf"f4rw Z N Luther A. Fulwider U. S. History University of Indiana A. M. University of Chicago "He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allurefl tu brighter worlds and led the Way." .g. A 1'l,f?"l' :EMT llbvlylyl liliwl 95 MW qu up Mm on 1 3 A iv 'V f fx QQ? Yer, gg ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Pearl Bryant English ' Missouri Wesleyan, A. B. Northwestern University, A. M. "You will have to show me." Jean Cravens English Mount Holyoke College, B. A. "We wish there were more like her." Lessye L. Davidson English Union University, Tenn., B. A. "Quiet and unassuming she did her part." John D. Davies Ripon College, B. A. "For your gayer hours he had a note of gladnessf' Mary..Hancock University of Illinois, A. B. "Teach me half the gladness that thy brain must know." Clara M. R.yan English University of Minnesota, B. A. University of Chicago, M. A. "Beloved by all who knew her." 'in Me W fi iv W WW 14 - ' A 4335335 fgfxfsfx QE? 3 f Q 3 gig, Karl Trever Lawrence College English, Public Speaking, and Debate ' "He of the silvery tongue." HISTORY DEPARTMENT Nyria Gile University of Wisconsin, B. A. "With ready wit and tongue." Beulah Stewart History University of Illinois, B. A. University of Wisconsin "History maketh a great mind." SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Charles H. Cross Science Franklin College, B. S. University of Chicago "-and still the wonder grew that one small head could carry all he knew." Beatrice Dorman Algebra, and General Science Mt. Holyoke College, B. A. Columbia University n Love is like the measles, We all have to go through it." Elmer A. Lottes Physics Wabash College, A. B. "A man who makes no mistakes, does not usually make anything." .o. l ' xml . will l I Vllififill l!ul',"l lrllilyiil Q 1 i l lj?3jNl , A Qnl9.24ao A u1i Da , 15 47 ff f fs sie? vw: gs 1 W ' Wilbur Partridge University of Illinois 'B. of S. and Education "A good fellow." LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Marika C. Constantine French, Spanish Northwestern University, B. A. "She speaks of many countries." Elva Moody Latin Illinois Women's College Carthage College, A. B. University of Illinois, A. M. "She speaks of the Eternal City." MUSIC DEPARTMENT Lucius H. Hiatt Band and Orchestra Wheaton College, A. M. "I have a reasonable good ear in music 5 Let us have the tongs and bones. n Helen L. Parker Music and English University of Illinois, A.B.,A.M. "Music hath charms." MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT Bessie K. Carnahan ' Mathematics i University of Wisconsin, A. B. "She smiles around-" up 131924033 AMA WK 16 E e2eeD0LADlSQEwf X f f We Nettie K. Courtney Mathematics Dennison University, Ph. B. Northern Illinois Normal "We may take Fancy for our compan- ion, but we must follow Reason as our guide." Louis Mensenkamp Mathematics University of Illinois, A.B.,A.M. "Full well they laugh at all his jokes." Allie M. Reitzell Mathematics University of California, B. S. "A kind friend and great teacher." HOME ECONOMICS Helen Elizabeth Judy Iowa State Teachers College University of Iowa, B. A. "With a heart in proportion." Lucy E. Normile Home Economics Illinois State Normal "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach." COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Marion P. Jacka Commercial Whitewater State Normal "Mistress of herself though China fall." LEjAlM A qnl AM ..aQg on 924 Olga Johnson I Commercial ' La Crosse Normal ' Whitewater Normal "Small but mighty." Eleanor M. Kumhera Commercial Whitewater State Normal University of Wisconsin "A friend to all." Ruth M. Van Kessel Commercial Whitewater State Normal "Was she not passing fair Y" MANUAL ARTS Forest H. Braden Mechanical Drawing and Auto Mechanics University of Wisconsin Buick Motor Corps "A man, sir, should keeep his friend- ship in constant repair." Boyd M. Garns Mechanical Drawing, Woodworking Platteville State Normal e "If you must use a hammer 5 build a house." PHYSICAL EDUCATION Earle N. Fricker Whitewater State Normal University of Wisconsin ' University of Illinois "Half the failures in life result from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping." HP MA fin MA JWNA 18 ' 47 ff f fs QQQQDOLADIS ees X4 fxf els 4:4 2 N EPDOLYLDISQEQ s f at Glen Holmes Coach University of Wisconsin University of Illinois Lake Forest "He taught us to play the game hard and fairly." Marjorie M. Salter University of Illinois "A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food." LIBRARIAN Margaret Davenport Librarian Wisconsin Library School "Find a friend among books." SECRETARY T0 PRINCIPAL 'Naomi B. Kidd Secretary to Principal Northwestern University She smiles and we smile with her.' ART DEPARTMENT Goldie Taylor Art Institute Chicago Valparaiso, Indiana "She dwells in the realm of art." iVW A onl924 A 5l.MA 00 ,ju Q s 495645 is-2 vsff Q 2:39 Faculty Who's Who WOMEN p Best All-Round . ..... . Miss Bryant Biggest Optimist . Miss Ryan Demurest . . . . Miss Jacka Most Courteous . . . Miss Judy Cleverest . . . Miss Ryan Prettiest . Miss Van Kessel Married First . . . . Miss Gile Best Natured . . . Miss Ryan Biggest Flirt . . . . Miss Gile Most Popular . I. Miss Van Kessel Most Accomplished . . Miss Van Kessel Most Ambitious . . Miss Bryant MEN Best All-Round . . . . . Pat Holmes Biggest Optimist . . Mr. Cross Biggest Fusserl . . Mr. Trever Most Courteous . . Mr. Lottes Wittiest . . . . Mr. Fulwider Handsomest . . Mr. Fricker Married First . . . Mr. Lottes Biggest Flirt . . . Mr. Trever Most Popular . . . Pat Holmes The Sheik . . . . Mr. Trever Most Ambitious . Mr. Mensenkamp Best Natured . . . Pat Holmes no 20 .D. U 6233 Q52 373: S see? fi? 2 Y X X H' .U F 1,3 X .ff j WW J JM- fy . ,mf ,I , L ' 1, ff hx My W A gg, ' -.W HW1 , ,WWW 1 WXWWWW l X ' i", M' ' I . ww K .7 11--.M X-' N , V , 2 Q fx AX- 'I-hs 'l e' ,Tl , 5 A x i , My tfff A , .- . f- " ,- A 1 -V V Zff 'f -X xt xfiyi-li' yf ,F -3-X ,i X '21 CLASSES W EW!! Ullwfl HIIMM 95 :5Q ' n' 21 1 4 6235 ds-fsfsvs Q29 fs X X N fi? S muon s f f W f ' f jak' Hy, I pdf ,Q ,,,, UMW ws llmmnmmk l l X : Y S E N ' 'uw Class Oiiicers President . . ....... . . Francis Heinen Vice-President . . . . . . Esther Buterbaugh .Secretary-Treasurer ........... Howard Bennethum Advisor, Miss Ryan A BOARD OF CONTROL Marjorie Burns Marvin Burt Isadora Haight Jack Wilson Francis Heinen Esther Buterbaugh Howard Bennethum President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Aww A'4a :dip I 9 2 4 QQ? AM CEI? 23 R -a --QDOLAQISQQ YP 2 Hazel Alberts Chorus 12-31, Cantata 121,"Miss Bob White" 131, Orange and Black 131, "Cramberries" 141. "She is not conscious of her worth." George Allen Football "F" 141. "The radio bug." Ruth Andre Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Springtime" 121, National Honor Society 13-41, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Cramberries,' 13-41, Weekly Polaris Staf 141, "Kathleen" 141, Athletic Coun- cil 141, Latin Club 141, "Sup- pressed Desires." "Srnallbutsweet." ' Milton Babcock "Milt" "O Hara San" 111, Cantata 111, Latin Club 11-3-41, Forum 131, Secretary Forum 131, First Place Sophomore Oratorical Contest 121, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41 Athletic Council 13-41, Presi- dent Hi-Y 121, Hare and Hound Race 111, Rockford-Freeport Relay 12-31, Football "F" 141, Basket Ball UF". 12-3-41, Presi- dent Class 131, Polaris Staff 141, Debate HF" 131, Mantle Speaker 141, National Honor Society 13-41, Interclass Basket Ball 141, Oratorical Contest 141. "You'll look long for a better all around than Milt." John Baker ClBake!! Hare and Hound Race 111, Foot- ball 11-2-3-41, Captain Football 131, Interclass Basket Ball 12- 3-41, Basket Ball 11-2-3-41, "F" in Basket Ball 13-41, Rockford- Freeport Relay 13-41, Interclass Track 12-31, Athletic Council 13-41, Board of Control 131, Cantata 13-41, Poster Club 121, Booster Club 141, Hi-Y 12-3-41, Manager Glee Club 141, f'Stop Thief" 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, "Pot Boil- ers" 141, Polaris Staff 141. ' "He tackled everything from football men to love." Lorena Balles "Springtime" 111, Orange and Black Club 11-2-31, Spanish Club 141, Pep Club 141, Dance Orchestra 141. 1 "With ideas original and incessant." :Qc 3 ff-fs - ees fx X X N ei? 315, C'uff51'lilf1k'Zi"gi M Hare and Hound Race 111, Hi-Y Club 11-2-3-41, Vice President Hi-Y 121, Football 12-3-41, "F" in Football 141, Interclass Bas- ket Ball 12-3-41, Secretary and Treasurer 131, First Vice Presi- dent Forum 131, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, Spanish Club 141, Debate 141, National Honor Society 141, Student Council 141, Booster Club 141. "His repertoire was more varied than the contents of a grab bag." Klein Bardell "Kiddo" Radio Club' 131, Hi-Y 121, "Springtime" 1stage1 121,"Miss Bob White" 1stage1 131, "Kath- leen" 1stage1 141,. "Friendly Enemies" 1stage1 141, "Stop Thief" 121, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, Hare and Hound Race 111, Motion Picture 13-41, Cantata 12-31, Orchestra 131. "Master of most trades." Russell Barrett HRIDSSH Hare and Hound Race 111, Can- tata 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, "Friendly En- emies" 141, Forum 131, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Freeport- Rockford Relay 141, Senior Oratorical Contest 141, Type- writing Contest 141, "The world knows nothing of its greatest men." Veronica Fern Beddoes "Bonnie" Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Pep Club 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Cantata 1. "She was quiet in her ways." Nelson Bender "Of relay fame." Alma Bennehotf "Benny" French Club 12-3-41, Orange anal Black Club 131, Pep Club 4 "There is nothing ill can dwell in such a person." 3 'z ia 4 1 i l 1 Y WW fiHl924lf31 ' Nm cis - .,.....,.,.-... ,, .W ..,v..,..v-1-v-'......-an .... 4- . . ...,,,,,,.,,,,..v,.H ,. Y--..... ...,w-.. vi ,: .qi 47 of f fs ease f f f Q 9 i 1 1 . r 1, ii x i 1 F L Margaret Faerber ll Peggy" Orange and Black Club 12-31, Latin Club 12-31,"Cranf1berries" 13-41, Pep Club 141. "I'll do my best." Fred Fink Entered from Cedarville High School 131, Band 13-41. "He came to join our ranks of music." Dorothy Fishburn x4DOtSyr: Orange and Black Club 12-H31, Pep Club 141, "Kathleen" 141. "Cool and collected." Robert Fisher HB0b!! Band 11-2-3-41, "O Hara San" 5 111, Hi-Y 13-41, "Miss Bob E White" 131, "Kathleen" 441, Latin Club 121, Cantata 11-2-31, Dance Orchestra 141. 1 "Bob was once elected King of Hearts, S and took the part well." i Dortha Fleming I 6cDotn ' 1 V Entered from Indianapolis 121, , Latin Club 13-415, Pep Club 141, - "Springtime" 12 . M "To those who know thee not, Mg no word can paint, M And to those who know thee, All words are faint." F B Carl Frank 5 'i'Frankie" I' Entered from Cedarville, 131 E. Band 13-41, Football 441, Relay ' -13-41,"Kathleen" 141,Track 141. E "Man delights me not, nor woman either." 3 1 E ? DP qi l 9 2 4 up mm i f . fc- - A ESPDOLZXDISQEQ A f f sil- Russell Frankeberger "Russ" Hi-Y 13-41, Freeport-Rockford Relay 131, French Club 13-4, Latin Club 11-219 Orchestra 13-41. "A man of few worcls.', Philip K. Freidag HB1-ld!! Band 11-2-31, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Latin Club 11-21, Hare and Hound Race 111, Relay Team 12-41, H. H. H. 141, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, Athletic Council 131. "Small but strong." Viola Fry 6lPat!! Orange and Black Club, 12-3-41, Board of Control 121, Latin C l u b 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, '1Cramberries" - S e c r e- tary-Treasurer 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Spanish Club 141, Pep Club 141, Associate Editor Weekly Staf 141, National Honor Society 141. "Another good thing, that is done in a small package." Wilbur Garman ClBiu77 Spanish Club 141, Hi-Y 13-41, "Kathleen" 141, Class Day Ora- tor 141, Debate Team 141. "When he wasn't orating he was talking." John Gilbert ' "Gooks" Spanish Club 141, Relay Team 13-41, Track Team 141. "Wise and slow. They sometimes stumble, who run fast." Isadora Haight HIZZYY7 Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, Secretary 141, "Cramberries" 13-41, Vice President 141, Pep Club 141, Secretary-Treas- urer 141, French Club 12-41, Latin Club 12-3-41, Poster Club 121, Board of Control 11-41, Historian 12-41, Editor Polaris 141,National Honor Society 141. "Her brilliance was a charm." EW .-!vNAcful924 WA ou ' Q 'tg 5 X4 Q5-2 v fxf Q 2 Harriet Haller "A pleasant girl." Mervin Hasselman "Hasse" Hare and Hound 111, Interclass Basket Ball 12-3-41, Relay 13-41, Track 13-41, Football 13-41,"F" in Football141,Hi-Y 141,Polaris ?taiT 141, "Friendly Enemies" 4 . "O ! he told such funny jokes." Francis J. Heinen llJaCk!9 Entered from Columbia M. A., Dubuque, Iowa, 121, Oratorical 121, Football "F" 13-41, Track "F" 13-41, Basket Ball "F" 141, "Pot Boilers" 141, Annual Stai 141, Forum 131, Booster Club 141, Class President 141, Rock- ford-Freeport Relay 13-41, Na- tional Honor Society 13-41. "Filled with zeal, bold and strong, Rolled the tide of eloquence along." Philip Herbruck Relay 141, Band 141, Entered from Pearl City 141. "They called him woman-hater." Wilbur Hershey Entered from Geneseo High 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, Relay Team 131, "Kathleen" 141, Forum 131, French Club 141, Hi-Y 13-41. "Ah ! Why should life all labor be T' Willard Hiatt Hsin" Band and Orchestra 11-2-3-41, "Kathleen" 141, Double Quar- tet 141, Spanish Club 141, H. H. H. 141, Rockford-Freeport Relay 12-41. "Will ever there a Hiatt be who is not versed in melody." nnwk 192410 MW i ng 3 fs-yy, ees fx X vs 4: Mary Hill Entered from Westport, Ind- iana 141. ' "Just a wee, bashful lassie. Geneva Holmes iCGene7! Orange and Black Club 141, Pep Club 141, "Kathleen" 141, Type- writing Contest 141. "The name of Holmes receives a new honor in her." Milford Hopke Klpetev Band 11-2-3-41, Orchestra Hi-Y 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, Senior Hi-Y 13-41. "One of our musicians." David Hunter 1 UDaVeU Junior Hi-Y 121, Senior Hi-Y 13-41, "Miss Bob White" 12-31, Latin Club 2-3-4 "Please refer all politics to Dave." Ella Hutmacher "Cramberries" 131. "A cheerful countenance betokens a good heart." Iola Ickes Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Weekly Polaris Stal? 141, Pep Club 141. "Good and fair." liqzww mmqll 031, Off' 934 1 U 47 ff f fs asia f f f Q a Florence Jaeger "Ol O! Cindy" 111, Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramber- ries" 13-41, Pep Club 141, "Kath- leen" 141. "With an ever present vein of mirth." Karl Jaeger l1Tre!7 Football 11-21, Football "F" 121, Polaris Staff 12-41, "Miss Bob White" 131, Cheer Leader 131, Band 12-41, "Kathleen" 141, Director High School Jazz Bands 141, I-Ii-Y 11-2-3-41. "Either Karl or his Sax entertained." Arthur J. Jenner Hare and Hound Race 121, Re- lay 12-3-41, Football 141, Track 141. Women can guess my deepest thought because I haven't any." Marion Johnston "Cramberries" 131, Orange and Black 13-41, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Cantata 131, Annual Polaris Staff 141. "Did she live up to the Who's Who ?" Clyde Kaiser uclydou Entered from Cedarville High School 131, Band 13-41,"Friend- ly Enemies" 141, Latin Club 141. "A diligent student not without result." Lawrence Kaiser Football 141, Hare and Hound Race 111, Relay 12-3-41, Track 141, H. H..H. 141. "Judge me by what I am." DP ANNA 40192441 mW 34 Myrtle Kappes Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, i .,-ffl-igggg fxfxfx - ii? fs X Us 4? .D. M Will' xlLl,',U llfllclll Typewriting' C o n t e s t 141, "Cramberries" 141, Junior Stunt 131, Pep Club 141. "O ! Where is my highland laddie ?" .lack Kaulfman f6JeW7Y Entered from East Tech High School, Cleveland. Ohio, 131, "F" in Football 141, Relay 141, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, "Kathleen" 141, "Friendly En- emies" 141, Senior Hi-Y 13-41, Booster Club 141, Forum 131, H. H. H. 141, Spanish Club 141, Cheer Leader 131. The author of "How to catch a Pass in Four Attempts." George Keck KiGuS!7 Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Treasurer Visual Ed. Committee 13-41, Chairman Visual Ed. Committee 141,Foot- ball 131, Latin Club 12-31, Poster Club 121, Secretary- Treasurer Radio Club 131, Vice President of Radio Club 141, "Nothing But The Truth" 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, French Club 12-41, Secretary-Treasurer French Club 141, Second Vice President Forum 131, Annual Staff 141, "Kathleen" 141, H. H. H. 141. "Gus was always on deck." Marion Keehn Interclass Basket Ball 11-21, Latin Club 12-31, Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramber- ries,' 13-41, Athletic Council 141, "Kathleen" 141. "With an ever ready smile." Twyla Keister Orange and Black 11-21, "Cram- berries" 141, Visual Ed. Com- mittee 13-41, Secretary Visual Ed. Committee 141, Pep Club 141. "Bright, and oftimes Hitting to and fro." Dorothy Kencke Poster Club 121, Orange and Black Club 131, "Cramberries" 131. "She would make brighter any kind of place." !VM A ofa E s U I u 1924 M M 35 1 .. . - I 1 H Susie Kerr HSI-le!! "Kathleen" 141. "A modest blush not formed by art." Amy Kramer French Club 12-41, Orange and Black Club 131, Pep Club 141. "An ever faithful student." Marie Kramer Latin Club 121, Orange and Black Club 131, Pep Club 141. "A good and steady worker." Jack Kuehner Nonie Kuehner Historian 111, Cantata 111, Chorus 11-3-41, "O Hara San" 111, Entered from St. Xaviers 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, French Club 141, Latin Club 13-41, Spanish Club 141, Orange and Black 13-41, Pep Club 141, "Cram- berries" 131. "It's the song you sing, and the smile you wear that makes the sunshine everywhere." Raymond Lamm "I don't mind work, I sleep beside it." V up qu l924np MW 36 .ne 5 fxfxfx 4 sie fs 4 - - Cb Sara Lapp usauyn Entered from Janesville, Wis- consin, 141. "The most industrious." Lornis Leverton Alvin Lawver UA1!! Entered F. H. S. 131, Track 131, Football 141. "He comes from the golden west." Rowland Lawver Entered from Dakota 131. "More reliable than his Ford." Russell Mallory Agriculture Club 141. "Of their own merits modest men are dumb." Mary Ellen Manion Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, Vice President Orange and Black Club 131, French Club 12-41, President French Club 141, Poster Club 121, Latin Club 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, Athletic Council 13-41, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Historian 131, National Honor Society 141, Annual Staff 141, Pep Club Secretary and Treasurer 141. "O,'kiddo, she would say." Mm mafia -1' Jn H9DOL'Al2lSfff-iw f f e George Manus Entered from Pearl City High School 141. "He hails from the city of jewels." Loren McClanathan Entered from Westfield Town- ship High School 131, Relay 13-41, Track 141. "Tis pleasant sure to see one's . name in print." Roberta McLees "Bob" Orange and Black Club 121, "Cramberries" 141, Pep Club 141, Spanish Club 141. "We all knew Bob well." Marjorie Messler "Margie" Orange and Black Club 12-31, "Cramberries" 131, "Spring- time" 121, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141. "Margie, Margie, that's you." Olga Mielke 'Breezy" Orange and Black Club 12-31, "Miss Bob White" 131, Latin Club 13-41,"Cramberries" 13-41, "Kathleen" 141, Chorus 12-3-41, Cantata 12-31. "If she is happy you see her smile, If she is sad-the same." Melvin Mitchell . NRed77 Relay 12-41, "Friendly Ene- mies" 141, Hi-Y Club 11-2-3-41, Mathematics Cup, G e n e r al Scholarship Cup. "Who was it said 'I think the test was unreasonable: even Mitchell missed one questionff -M M 1924a:M M fieff-Dotixlals-:ce 4 f f of -0. IMI: Wil: l'iUl"I 95 Rubye Mitchell French Club 121, "Cramberries" 13-41. "She Wears a smile that won't come oif' V Emma Molter Orange and Black Club 12-31, Pep Club 141, Poster Club 121. "What didn't she do T' Julia J. Molter Orange and Black 121. "She is not conscious of her worthf' Fred F. Montiegel ccM0ntyar Entered from Marquette Acad- emy, Milwaukee, 131, Editor News 131, Athletic Editor Weekly Polaris 141, "Come Out of the Kitcheni' 131, Hi-Y 13-41, Booster Club Secretary 141, Ex- tempore Contest 131, "Kathleen', 141, Spanish Club 141. "I am sure care's an enemy to lifef, Thelma Mulnix c:TOmmyrr Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, Latin Club 12-3-41, Pep Club 141, "Kath- leen" 141. "Would you seek wisdom or advice 'I See Thelma." Kenneth Myers "I arise with the sun to labor." W - M Dll i 4? fv f fs siesgfppoldnlgls QE ess? v fxf Q 2 M M 1924 40 ,f.E8" WW5Q Don Nelson "Swede" Football 12-3-41, "F" 13-41, Captain Football 141, Hare and Hound race 111, Senior Hi-Y 121, Junior Hi-Y 111, Booster Club 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, 'fKathleen" 141. "He holds no party with unmanly fears, Where duty bids, he confidently steers." Evelyn Nelson French Club 12-3-41, Latin Club 12-31, Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, "Springtime" 121, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Oratorical Contest 121. I "She's just as nice to everyone as she is nice to you." Russell Nesemeier "Nesie" Latin Club 121,French Club 141. "A sober youth with solemn phiz, who eats his grub and minds his biz." Margaret Norton lKMarg7? "Miss Bob White" 131, Orange and Black 12-31, "Cramberries" 131, Pep Club 141. "While there's life there's hope." - Dorothy Ogden upeggyv Entered from Oak Park 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, Orange- and Black Club 13-41, Latin Club 13-41, Pep Club 141, French Club 141, "Friendly Enemies" 141, Annual Staff 141, "Kath- leen" 141. "She came late, but O ! we're so glad she came." Harry J. Oman "O Hara San" 111, Polaris Staff 141, French Club 121, Ra- dio Club 121, Junior Hi-Y 121, Senior Hi-Y 13-41, Cantata 111, Forum 131, Hare and ,Hound Race'111. "I am not in the roll of common men." QQ 3 fgfxfx X Q29 fx X -4 4: Gertie Orendorf HGert!7 Orange and Black Club 12-31, French Club 121, Pep Club 141. "A cheerful countenance betokens a good heart." Louise Packard Orange and Black Club 13-41, French Club 141, Latin Club 141, "Cramberries" 13-41, Pep Club. 141. "She has common sense in a way that's uncommon." Doris Patterson lfpat!! Entered from Argyle, Wiscon- sin, 121. "A winsome girl." Ruth Peters Orange and Black 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 131, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Typewriting Contest 141. "She hath many nameless virtues." Dorothy Phillips ccphyuv Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, Latin Club 12-3-41, French Club 141, Pep Club 141. "A perfect woman, nobly planned, To love, to comfort, and command." Vernena Puls Entered from Pearl City High School 141. "Always tending to her own affairs and doing her level best." l l w 4 . QI? ,jg Q Q Q2 aaa? ,X , Ralph Putnam "A little athlete." Henry Raepple tiRepu Forum 131, Spanish Club 141, Latin Club 141, Radio Club 13-41 Art Work Annual 131, Art Editor Annual Polaris 141. "Genius is a capacity for evading hard work." Louise Raymer "Louie" Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, Cantata 12-31, "Springtime" 121, "Miss Bob White" 131, Kathleen" 141, "Cramberries" 131- "Good morning, Glory." Charles Richards UChuX!7 "O Hara San" 111, "Spring- time" 121, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, "Friendly Enemies" 141, Cantata 11-21, Glee Club Manager 131, Orches- tra 11-2-3-41, Band 11-2-3-41, Sophomore Stunt 121, Relay 12-41, Track 121, Hare and Hound Race 111, National Honor Society 141. "Was it not a silver tone he possessed ?" Elizabeth Roche HBee77 I Orange and Black 12-31, Pep Club 141. "She has us guessing what lies hidden there." Virginia Rotzler "Ginnie" Board of Control 121, Orange and Black 12-31, "Springtime" 121, French Club 141, Orchestra 12-31,"Cramberries" 13-41, Can- tata 12-31, "Miss Bob White" 131, Chorus 12-31. "Modest and meek." 4+ l:"1'lIl l,U1l1'l W1 liilliull 1 hun m V sl? EPDOLZSDISQEQ - H f fl. Arline Ruthe "Olie" Orange and Black 12-41 , "Cram- berries" 13-41, Pep Club 141. "No worries mar herkface so fair, She wears a very charming air." Edna Sartorius Entered from Dakota High School 121, Orange and Black Club 121, Pep Club 141. "Quiet and unassuming, but always on the job." Margaret Sauer Pep Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, Orange and Black Club 131. "She rivals many an athlete in her basketball prowess." Lucille Shepley "Aren't freckles cute ?" Mildred Schlegel 'Mick" Latin Club 13-41, Orange and Black Club 131, Pep Club 141, "Kathleen" 141, "Cramberries" 13-41. "A sunny temper guilds the edge of life's blackest clouds." Russell Schmidt "The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb." NW JN W Wm ,jg Q E Q 53 sie-2 www 2 Ruth Schockey Orange and Black 125, Latin Club 135. A "Pleasure makes the hours seem short." Robert Schroeder HB0bn "Einstein couldn't puzzle him. Clarice Sites Latin Club 125, Orange and Black: Club 135, "Cramberries" 3-4 . 'tSteady,sure, and true." Mary Schwarze "A good word for everyone. H Grace Sensanbaugh "Gracious" Orange and Black Club 135, Latin Club 145, "Cramberries" 135, President "Cramberries" 145, "Miss Bob White" 135, "Kathleen" 145, Biblical Contest 135, Chorus 12-3-45. "Sunshine is her disposition, and sweetness her possession." Kathryn Sluiter Historian 115,"Miss Bob White" 135, "Kathleen" 145, Orange and Black Club 135, "Cramber- ries" 13-45, Chorus 12-35, Can- tata 125. "Ever true to her work, her word, and her friends." ,UMW W W WW 455633 fees - sees Q fx X sf- tie gig, S Bowen Staver "Captain" l'l Jil! Mi 1 iii 'IW lil WH ,Q wivlmil Entered from Winslow High 111, Cantata 12-31, Chorus 12- 3-41, Secretary-Treasurer Glee Club 131. "An optimistic good fellow." Anita Steele Entered from Elizabeth H. S. 111, Poster Club 121, Orange and Black 131. "Cramberries" 131. "A wealthy girl where wealth is sunshine and good cheer." Lovetta L. Steele uBettyn "A miss is as good as her smile." Donald D. Stewart KlSteW!7 Interclass Basket Ball 12-31, Basket Ball Captain 12-31,Foot- ball 11-2-31, Track 12-31, "F" in Basket Ball, Football and Track, Interclass Track 11-2- 3-41, A. A. U. Tournament 121, Rockford-Freeport Relay 13-41, Hare and Hound Race 11-21, "Springtime" 121, Board of Control 121, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, President Hi-Y 121, Treasurer Hi-Y 131, Booster Club 141, H. H. H. Club 141. "We admire both the athlete and the man." William Steffen "Steiff" Senior Hi-Y 121, Oratorical Contest 121, Debate 121, Cap- tain Debate Team 131, H. H. H. Club 141, Latin Club 141, Editor Weekly Polaris 141, National Honor Society 141. "Each man makes himself, builds his own stature." Maxwell Taylor UMaXH Entered from Wauwatosa High School 111, Football 11-21, Football "F" 13-41, Spanish Club 141, "Friendly Enemies" 4 . "A hard worker." l3i!g3,Avw qi up up .fm - -rfDoL1s.121s-we f ff - 2 Clyde Thomas "A man with brains." William Thomas HBHIU Entered from Western Union Academy 141, Football "F" 141, Basket Ball "F" 141, Band 141, Orchestra 141, Hi-Y 141, Na- tional Honor Society 141, Po- laris Staff 141. ' "He speaks for himself." Goldye Fawn Timms HT0d7! Pep Club 141, Orange and Black 12-31, "Cramberries" 141, Spanish Club 141, Oratorical Contest 121, "Springtime" 111, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kath- leen" 131, Annual Art Staff 141, Cantata 121. "A maiden prominent among us," Bernice Trepus CCBee!! Orange and Black 131, Pep Club 141. "That cool possession of self." Theodore Turner "He thinks for himself." Arthur Voigt HArt!7 President 111, "F" in Football 11-2-3-4-1, Board of Control 131, .Hi-Y 12-31, Captain of Football 1-41, Booster Club 141, Business Manager of Annual Polaris 141. "He needs no eulogy, he speaks for himself." .MW W 1-n . nggg Xfxfx . Q29 X X X 4-5 Esther Anne Volkers HES!! Orange and Black 12-3-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, Latin Club 13-41, French 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 141, Pep Club 141. "She's modest and gentle and oh, quite precise, To all she's a friend, and unusually mee." Florence Wadleigh Orange and Black Club 12-3-41, Pep Club 141, "Springtime" 121, "Miss Bob White" 131, French Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 131. "A mighty jolly lassie with a mightly level head." Lyle Wagner llwagl! "Springtime" 121, French Club 12-31, Relay 131. "Quiet on the outside, but a good fellow all the way through." Russell Wallace KCRHSSVY Latin Club 12-3-41, Forum 131. "The gentleman on whom I built an absolute trust." Charles Wieber courteous gentleman." HA Hugh Williams "Jupiter" French Club 121. "Not only good, but good for something." WW f E . 2 M1924 M M 47 Q a Q aaa-2 X4 ,n Q 3:-5. Thomas Willie SITOIHYI Hare and Hound Race 115, "Miss Bob White" 135, Presi- dent 115, Secretary and Treas- urer 125, Hi-Y 11-25, Track 125, Relay 115. "I like to work, but I'd rather have a good time." .lack Wilson Hare and Hound Race 115, Hi- Y 11-2-3-45, Class President 125, Sophomore Stunt 125, Interclass Track 125, "Nothing But the Truth" 135, National Honor Society 13-45, Vice President 145, Athletic Council 13-45, Forum 135, "Kathleen" 145, Ed- itor Polaris 145, French Club 145, H. H. H. 145, "Pot Boilers" 1 45. "A student and athlete." , Vivian Youngblood Nvivil Cantata 12-3-45 , "Springtime" 125, "Miss Bob White" 135, "Kathleen" 145, "Cramberries" 13-45, Orange and Black 12-35, Chorus 12-3-45, Pep Club 145. , "A young lady of substance good." Elroy Yde UBOb!! President Booster Club 145, Vice President Senior Hi-Y 135, Hi-Y 12-3-45, Basket Ball 12-3- 45, "F" in Basket Ball 12-35, Rockford-Freeport Relay 12-35, Weekly News Staff 135. "Whatever he did was done with ease, in him alone it was natural to please., Maud Soladay Orange and Black Club 135, Pep Club 145, Oratorical Con- test 145. "Would there were more like her." no 1 A 0'l924n:0 W Q 5 fX'X'Qfs Q29 645995 Q 2 gli, Most Popular . . Best Dressed . . Best Looking . . Most Verbose . . Best All-Round . Wittiest .... Biggest Fusser . Most Bashful . . Most Accomplished Biggest Bluier . Most Ambitious . Nerviest . . . Best Natured . . Most Conceited . Married First . . Smartest . . Biggest Flirt . . Most Popular . . Best Dressed . . Best Looking . . Most Verbose . . Best All-Round . Wittiest .... Biggest Fusser . Most Bashful . . Most Accomplished Biggest Optimist Biggest Pessimist Biggest Bluffer . Most Ambitious . Best Athlete . . Nerviest . . Best Natured . . Married First . . Smartest . . Laziest . . . Biggest Flirt . . Most Conceited . Senior Who's Who GIRLS BOYS Betty Brokhausen . Nonie Kuehner . Nonie Kuehner . Evelyn Nelson Esther Buterbaugh . Isadora Haight . Mary Carnahan . . . Mary Hill Esther Buterbaugh . Mary Carnahan . . .Sara Lapp Roberta Emrich . Marjorie Burns Roberta Emrich Marion Johnston . Isadora Haight i Betty Brokhausen . . Milton Babcock and Arthur Voigt A. Fred Montiegel . Milton Babcock i . Jack Kauffman William Thomas Mervin Hasselman . Jack Kuehner . . Clyde Kaiser Charles Richards . Bowen Staver . John Blackmore . Jack Kuehner l jHoWard Bennethum . Francis Heinen . Jack Kauffman . Arthur Voigt . . Klein Bardell . Melvin Mitchell . Jack Kuehner . Jack Kauffman . . Jack Wilson 49 ,jg aaa f f f fs QesesEu?pDOLADlS Q 55-2 v f f aiia U l f Q TELESCQEE Hazel Alberts ........ George Allen .... 1 ..... Ruth Andre ............ Milton Babcock ..............., John Baker .......... Lorena Balles ......... Churchill Bangs .............. Russell Barrett ........ Klein Bardell ................... Nelson Bender ....... Alma Bennehof .............. John Blackmore ............... Howard Bennethum ....... Cora Bloom ......... Kenneth Boyer ................ Betty Brokhausen... Marjorie Burns ........ Bernard Burkhart... Marvin Burt ............. Esther Buterbaugh. Orin Busker ..................... Mary Carnahan .........,..... Gladys Carpenter .... Kenneth Clark ................ Cleo Conter ......... . ........ Loretta Corman ....... How We Know Them Always looking pretty... His calm manner ............. By her smile ..............,...... By his good looks ............ . Wants To Be Probably Will Be Candy maker ............. , ..... .Tea room manager Charles Dickens II Polyhedron thrower To go to Madison ............. Society Belle V Heart breaker ........ By h1S athletics ................ Coach ................ By her Stephens .............. .By his dancing ................. By his dramatic ability... By his imagination .......... His cave-man air ...,......... ,Always with Amy ........... .Always collecting money ............................ By her squeal ................... .By h1sl1ne.. ...... ........ . By her dancing ................ By her gang ........ ......... By his dancing ................. By his cradle robbing ..... Entertaining F. Nieman. .By his size ........................ Looking for thrills .......... Her perfect lessons ....... .By his bashfulness .......... .Keeping busy ..........,........ By her food sales ............ Argumentative ability... A nymph ........... History Prof ........ A great actor ....... Actor ................. Cattle judge .....,... School marm ....... Horse Jockey ......... Secretary U. S. Treasury .......... A musician ..... ,. Bank president ...... Chorus girl .......... Short Story writer. ......... Mormon Top Sergeant J Congressional lobbyist Minister John Barrymore II Salvation Army Major Ladies man Follies girl A contortionist Cashier Elroy Bank Poetess ...........Acrobat Bacteriological Technician Doris Blake II Mah Jong teacher ............ Lindo usher Judge of Supreme Court ................... Evangelist Dramatic reader .............. Married Surgeon, ............. . Golf champion ....... Latin teacher ......... Man of leisure .........,. ..... Mind reader ......... .Bookkeeper .......... Sign painter - Missionary ...........Private secretary .Part owner of Bausche1"s Florist Company. Dress designer Cafeteria manager rr w H INN! Ml: Illllllll llljl lljl I" 'ur A no qu mA 50 l- fsfvvs ii? fs X Us ii? sig, Senior Telescope---Continued How We Know Them Nancy Cortes ................... By her modesty ............... Richard Credicott ..........., Always getting matlnees ......... , ..... ......., Wants To Be Stenographer ........ ........ Philosopher ........ ....,... Probably Will Be State senator Anthropologist Suffragette Gwendolyn CunninghamAlways making friends..Gym teacher ......... ........ . Mary Daacon ..................., Bernice Dickman ............ Mable Dinges .............,.... Elizabeth Dowling ......... Roberta Emrich .............. .By her car ............... ......... .By her industriousness.. .By her little brother ...,... Always neat ....... , ............. Truant ofiicer ................... Congress woman.. ...... Postmistress Manicurist .Psychologist ................... .Social Worker V Private secretary ............ State Bank accountant Mannikin .By her chewing gum ..,.... To remain slender .........,. An inventer ...................... Martha Erickson ..,....,..,.. By her smile ..................... Margaret Faerber .......... Fred Fink ......................... Dorothy Fishburn ........... Robert Fisher .................. Dortha Fleming .............. Karl Frank .........,............ .Her aPaulling ways ........ A perfect housewife ....... His horn-tooting .............. ,His bright remarks ......... .Her friendliness ............... .By his height ......... . Her quiet ways ................ Home decorator Policewoman Leader Sousa's band ....... Leader Cedarville band Stenographer ................... Fortune teller Multi-millionaire .........,... Check-forger Farmerette ........... ........ O pera singer X Marathon runner ............. Millinery salesman Russell Frankeberger .... His complexion ................ Movie director ................. Philip Freidag ................. Viola Fry .............. His cheer-leading ............ By her height ............. To grow .............. ......... ......Editor "Life"..... Plant pathologist College football star Marry Spanish count Bolshevik .......................... Speaker of the House Wilbur Garman ............ ..Kidding the ladies .......... . John Gilbert ......... Isadora Haight ................ Harriet Haller .............,... Mervin Hasselman ........, Francis Heinen ............... I, Haunting the library ....., By her diamond ............... .By his ears ........., K ....... .Bv his Jokes .........., ....... By her courteousness .... Mayor of Freeport .......... of Representatives Writer of free verse .Political boss .................... Assistant principal Freeport High Schoo Married ........... ........ M arried Bootlegger ............ ......... S tage comedian A famous orator .............. Ringling's strong man Phillip Herbruck ............. By his seriousness ........... Ladykiller., ........... ........ Wilbur Hershey. ........... .. Willard Hiatt .,... ,. Mary Hill .......... Geneva Holmes ........... .By his sweaters ............... His interurban rides ....... .By her bashfulness .......... ,By her piano playing ...... Milford Hopke ................. By his chin ..................... David Hunter ...... Ella Hutmacher ............. Iola I'ckes .............. Florenqe Jaeger .............. Movie star ...... ........ Mayor of Pearl City Press agent Auctioneer ......... ........ C hoir soloist Musician ......... ..,..... Engaged ..... .... ........ Efficient ....... ......... Q ueen of Lithuania Aviatrix Married .By his slick hair ............... Lawyer ............. ........... ...... P r ofessor Projective .By her silence ............ . .By her brother-in-law .... .Her pep ............................. Head bank bookkeeper.. Tight rope walker ........... Geometry .Beauty doctor Journalist Dress designer ................. Fashion model 1 ivwa mw C9192 up Da 51 ,jg ge? ff f ,X Qiiaggppol-JAIQIS 53 sei-2 Qxfxf Q 2 Karl Jaeger .......... Arthur Jenner ................. Marion Johnston .......... Clyde Kaiser ......... Lawrence Kaiser ............. Myrtle Kappes ................. Jack Kauifman ................ Senior Telescope---Continued How We Know Them By his sax ......................... .By his inventions... Entertaining Klein ......... His Ag. Club ......... Good nature ....... Her line .............. By his blufling ....... George Keck ......... ......... B y his movies. Marion Keehn ....... Twyla Keister .................. Dorothy Kencke ............... Susie Kerr ............. Amy Kramer ........ Marie Kramer ................. Jack Kuehner ....... Nome Kuehner ................ By her curls ....... Her silence ............ That Ford coupe .............. Her beauty .............. Always with Alma .......... .Her good cooking ............ Passion for work ............. By her beauty ....... Raymond Lamm .............. By his grin ......... Sarah Lapp ........... Lorls Leverton ................. Alvin Lawver .... .. Rowland Lawver .....,....... Russell Mallory ............... Mary Ellen Manion ........ George Manus ................. Loren McClanathan ....... Roberta McLees .............. Marjorie Messler ............ Olga Mielke .......... Melvin Mitchell ............... Rubye Mitchell ................ Emma Molter ....... twin brother Her ambitions., ............... Weeding the garden ........ His twin brother .............. Silence .................... .By her lateness.. .By his innocence .............. .By his drawl .......... By her line ......... .Her style ............ ........Pleasantness......... Brilllancy ........................ Wants To Be Vaudeville comedian ...... Machinist .................,....... Beauty clay demonstrator ............... High school Principal ......... ....... Coach .............................. .. Typewriting champion.. Probably Will Be .Great tragedian .Novelist Married soon Movie idol .Ventriloquist .Married A real sheik ...................... Carnival barker Electrical engineer ......... Doctor ............................... Bookkeeper ........ ....... Steno grapher ........ ....... Scientific farmer Interior decorator Private secretary .Banker Suffragette ......... ....... M arried Teacher ............................. Dairy maid Y. W. C. A. worker ......... Graduate .......................... A nurse ............................. Street car conductor ...... .Grammar specialist. .Another one .Dancing teacher Prima Donna .Aviator Cedarville's fairest Pacliist .............................. Wrestling champion ..............Prize fighter....... ........Poet Poet .................. ....... P rize fighter ........Farmer............ Novelist Math teacher ......... ....... Dentist ................ ....... ........Public speaking .Snake charmer Dog catcher teacher ............... ....... A uctioneer Librarian ......... ....... ........Debutante....... Burlesque dancer .Elinor Glyn II A good girl ......... ....... I n vaudeville .Astronomer ........ ........ H eavyweight champion Swimming instructor Her poultry exhibits ....... Nurse ..... . ..... ....... .Black eyes ........................ Sculptress .......... ....... Astrologist Julia Molter ....... ........ H er many suitors ............ Society Belle .................... Owner of the Black- stone Fred Montiegal ................ By his better half ............ Editor N. Y. Times ......... Editor of Deutche- Anziger no cinl924ni0A i 52 .Begg fxfxfi X QE? fs X X4 45? Hia, Thelma Mulnlx ................ Kenneth Myers ................ Donald Nelson ....... Evelyn Nelson ....... Russell Nesemeier ..... Margaret Norton.. Dorothy Ogden ................ Harry Oman .......... Gertie Orendorf .............. Louise Packard ............... Doris Pattison ....... Ruth Peters ......... Dorothy Phillips... Vernena Puls ........ Ralph Putnam ....... Henry Raepple ...... Louise Raymer ...... Charles Richards ............ Elizabeth Roche .... Virginia Rotzler .............. Arhne Ruthe .................... Edna Sartorius ............... Margaret Sauer .............. Lucille Shepley. ............. Mildred Schlegel... Russell Schmidt .... Ruth Schockey ..............,.. Robert Schroeder.. Clarice' Sites ........ Senior Telescope---Continued How We Know Them By Damascus ................... Industriousness .... . ......... Day dreaming ................. Always having dates ...... Catching Dakota train... Her raven locks .... . .......... Giggling ............... ......... His care-free air ............. Her dress designing ........ Her cheerfulness ............. By her baby stare ............ Her modesty. ................... Her hair ......... ......... Her modesty ........ ......... Lack of height ................. . Posters .............. . ....... . That shingle ........ ......... By his line ......... .......... Her style ........... .......... By her violin ........ ......... By her height ................... .Being inconspicuous ....... .Her pep ............................. .By her freckles ......... Picking up paper ............. ,His love afairs ................ Always going to class .... his power of Argumentation ............ By her stately manner .... Wants To Be Probably Will Be University Prof .............. .Worker in chemistry research .To make cheese withoutPres. Pecatonica holes .............................. Steamship Co. .To have keen dates ........ Follies girl ..,.................... Mathematics Prof ..... . .... .Brigham Young II Teacher of Deaf and Dumb school Stacomb salesman A good girl ....................... Publicity specialist To have 13 husbands ....... Pres. anti-cigarette society .Prohibition agent ............ Sea diver Pro. Rock City Beauty Shoppe .......................... Librarian .......................... Salvation Army Major.. Stenographer ................... Orchestra leader ............. J ournalist ......................... Magnetic healer Head librarian Con- gressional Library .Beauty clay distributer Private secretary to President of U. S. Woman of affairs Editor "Weekly Clarion" Basketball star ................ Six feet two Head artist to mayor of Deckhand on a sub- German-Valley ............ marine Fancy diver ..................... Caruso II .......................... Aesthetic dancer ............. Professional violinist ..... .Tonsorial artist Collar-ad model Modiste Old time fiddler A dancing teacher ........... Soap box orator Nice ................................... A taici driver Stenographer ................... Magistrate Tall ........................ ......... Most anything ................ . Short Bugologist World's champion typistHead office manager Rawleigh Co. Prof. of Physiology ......... Storekeeper Einstein II ........................ Dancing teacher Country school teacher...Heiress M m,e.1924.p M mm 53 .jg sea of f fs aisssiippol-IAIQIS ees? fs X, Q s Mary Schwarze ....... Senior Telescope---Continued How We Know Them By her line ................,...... Grace Sensanbaugh ........ By her Cramberries ..... Kathryn Sluiter .............. Maude Soladay ........ Anita Steele ....... Lovetta Steele ....... Donald Stewart ....... Williamf Steffen ....... Bowen Staver ........ Maxwell Taylor ....... William Thomas .............. Bernice Trepus ........ Theodore Turner ..... Arthur, Voigt ......... Esther Volkers ............... .. Florence Wadleigh ......... . Lyle Wagner ............ Russell Wallace .............. Charles Wieber ............... Hugh Williams ........ Tom Willie ......,.. Jack Wilson ....... Elroy Yde ................. .By her sweet dis- position. ,.............. ......... Her cheerfulness ............. By her earrings ................ Her friendliness. ..!.......... .. .By his basketball letters ........................... . his 0ratory....... .By his optimism .............. . Taking life easy .............. By his Hbraes "....... ...... . Talking ......... ...... By his car ............... ...... By his chinning ............. .. Her stately air ................ His willingness ............... .By his Walk ,..... ................ .His Well groomed hair... Modesty ........................... By his snappy come- backs ....,....................... . Her flirtations ....... .Veterinarian ............ Wants To Be .Tennis champion ............. .Sophisticated ......... ...... .Insurance agent .............. ,Electrical engineer ........ ,. Play five instruments Good cook ............ ....... School teacher ....... ....... Stenographer ......... ...... Basketball star ................ Broker. ..,......................... . Probably Will Be .Policewoman .Dramatic reader Married Sewing teacher .Gypsy dancer Gym teacher ....... ....... C hauifeurette Owner of ice house .Opium peddler .Broke Secret service man at once. .......................... History professor .Foreign diplomat ............ .,Agricultur1st ................... .Professional story teller-Lawyer ............ .Dress model ........... ..., Journalist ........ ....... .A great man ....... ...... .Librarian .......................... .Dry-goods merchant ...... Spanish dancer ................ .By his friendly greeting Governor of Illinois ........ Little curly locks ............. Y. M. C. A. worker .......... Waitress at Senate Society lion Soap box orator Principal High School Kindergarten teacher .A druggist Great Scientist .Circus owner ........,Houdini II Elgin State senator Home brew artist Vivian Youngblood ......... Her voice .......... ...... ..... . . In Grand Opera ............... Burlesque performer no qi I9 f-1 Wm -fl 54 9 Q35 fxfxfifs Q19 6222? Q?X ii? JUNHOPQS if E X 2 W. 2 I lgmaa r 1 ' ,7 .Q F A , 'Ut ,I 5 A I l il i rf H ,J l if um " Q-all' ' f ' l Class Officers President . . ....... . Frederick Steien Vice-President . . . Dorothy Franks Secretary-Treasurer .......... . Eleanor Richter Advisor, Miss Bryant BOARD OF CONTROL ' James Pollock Gertrude Demeter James Richards Gladys Steineke 4 llljl ill ll ll lull llll Ill lllltlll sul I V President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Frederick Steffen Dorothy Franks Eleanor Richter gym -gi V 55 ,Qin Q ? 'sfwfsfx 52? vvj, Q 3:5 Junior Class History I S WE, the Junior class of 1924, review the l last few years of our life, we find it very similar to the life of certain plants. Only three years ago we were taken from our early en- vironment and transplanted in Freeport High School. In our new surroundings we developed new roots. The strongest of these was the main root, scholarship. From this, many side roots were developed. These roots were developed by Eleanor Richter, Bernice Weiler, Vernon Fry, and David Burrell. During the early months of our new life, our anchorage root, athletics, began to develop. Such fellows as Russ Goodrich, Fritz Steien, Jay Pollock, Bunny Paul, Romi Altfilisch, I LaVerne Grell, LeRoy Farnum, and Bill Brooks furnished nourishment for this root. Even our hair roots Cbanking, organizations, music and dramaticsl began to develop during the first year. This, however, was due to outside influences, the upper classmen and faculty. By the beginning. of the second year in Freeport High School the plant had developed into a small tree. The heartwood of this tree was scholar- ship. The sapwood, however, was not of the right stuff and in a veryshort time the tree began to look sickly. The tree could not get enough support to develop branches. It was not until the latter part of the winter that one could see any signs of revived life. It was then that the tree began to de- velop two branches, the biblical contest and the oratorical contest. At the close of the second year people used to stand by the side of the tree and wonder if it would ever develop any strong branches, leaders. They would even sneeringly remark: "Well, I wonder if the poor thing will ever have energy enough to put forth leaves ?" Today, the people are making a very different type of remark. Why? Because at the beginning of this year our branches not only began to de- velop, but in a very short time leaves came out in the form of star Juniors in football, basketball, and track. Other leaves, our representatives on the Weekly Polaris Staff, began to develop. During January ever so many leaves burst forth. These were our representatives in Kathleen. By March our tree was covered with leaves because so many of our number proved what they were capable of doing at the Junior Carnival. a Have you noticed our latest developments? We have six new branches. These are our six Honor Society representatives. We also have some of the most beautiful new leaves. These leaves were developed by the Juniors who made "Green Stockings" and the Junior-Senior banquet a success. We are expecting our tree to have flowers next year. The color, shade, odor, and beauty of these flowers will depend not only on the ambition, co- operation, and stored energy of the entire plant, but upon the food supply from our surroundings, the alumni, the faculty, and the under classmen. Elizabeth Johnston P 56 QF-fe s fefefg X Q29 Q gig, Junior Who's Who GIRLS Most Popular . ..... . . Eileen Cahill Best Dressed . . . . Ruth Rice Best All-Round Elizabeth Johnston Best Looking . Margaret Fleischer Best Athlete . . Maxine Miller Most Ambitious . Verla Berg Nerviest . . . Beatrice Davis Most Verbose . . Eleanor Richter Biggest Nuisance Thelma Richards Smartest . . . Berneice Weiler BOYS Most Popular . ..... . . Fred Steffen Best Dressed . . Quentin Smith Best All-Round . . Fred Steien Best Looking . . Charles Young Best Athlete . . James Pollock Most Ambitious . Vernon Fry Nerviest . . . William Madden Most Verbose . Donald Blackiston Biggest Nuisance . . . Karl Fuss Smartest . . . Foy Matter 57 ,jg s 2 Sf f f Q15 ees? f Q affix: Junior Girls Althof, Opal Ackerman, Catharine Berg, Verla Beine, Edith Beck, Joanna Brice, Frances Beddoes, Veronica Byrnes, Olivia Byas, Myrtle Clark, Dorothy Cahill, Eileen Cook, Ena Davis, Beatrice Demeter, Gertrude Daacon, Agnes Engle, Eleanor Eder, Nellie Forry, Alice Frank, Dorothy A Fawver, Margaret Fleischer, Margaret Gleason, Vivian Grimm, Verna Graham, Germaine Haithcox, Lois Hanke, Lois Henze, Evelyn Hall, Esther Johnston, Elizabeth Kramer, Irene Knauff, Margaret Klaas, Luella Kepner, Alice Kieckhaefer, Pauline Kuntz, Betty Lindsay, Lucile Loos, Elizabeth Meyer, Alice Moersch, Lois Miller,Maxine Nesemeier, Laura Nestle, Gladys ' Nelson, Berniece Osborne, Josephine O'Rourke, Alice Price, Lois Perry, Helen Richter, Eleanor Richards, Thelma Rathbun, Geraldine Rice, Ruth Sweeney, Anna Smith, Virginia Stocks, Rena p Steineke, Gladys Sender, Gertrude Stevens, Mary Smith, Viola Stephan, Evelyn Wachlin, Velma Weiler, Berneice Wahler, Carol Yde, Wilhelmina on q. up ww 58 4:4 s f as N Q9 fx X X 4 gl, Junior Boys Allen, Glenn Altfilisch, Romaine Bury, Waldemar Breed, Robert Burrell, David Badura, Paul Babcock, Theodore Cram, Raymond Chitty, Eugene Cross, John Dietrich, Carroll Daacon, John Evans, Leslie Fry, Vernon Forsaith, Willard Fuss, Carl Farnam, Leroy Goodman, Earl Griflin, Milo Hitchner, Devore Herrick, Horace Iler, Kenneth Ibler, Harry Jurgensmeier, John Krell, Orlo Kerlin, Julian Keister, Melvin Lied, Clarence Lamm, Arnold Lovelace, Ray Ledwith, Edward Lawless, Tom Leamy, John Mitchell, Roscoe Martin, Wilbert Madden, Ellwood Madden, William Miller Marsden Matter, Foy R. Morse, George Meyers, Paul Maves, Harold Miller, Theron' Mallory, Murrel Murphy, Paul Meyers, John Nieman, Tom Neiman, Theo. Perry, Kenneth Pack, Charles Pollock, James Rinehart, Russell Redican, Tom Rought, Bernard Richards,James Ross, Earl Reed, Walter Ruthe, Roswell Sage, Robert Stoltz, Bernard Schluening, Theo. Schulz, Kenneth Steffen, Frederick Steele, Russell Saltzer, Arthur Smith, Quentin Trunck, Edwin Toelle, Robert Taylor, Clifford Wheeland, Roger Wilson, Clarence Young, Walter IVW AM qu up , MA on 59 ,Zig Q 5 lvvvs QE sei-2 www Q 2:5 Junior Carnival Dear Mary: I just must tell you about the Leap Year Carnival I went to March lst. I never enjoyed myself more in all my life. When I came in the door someone punched my ticket and told me I could go to the movie on it, so I went. It was funny, and after I got through laughing in there I bought some tickets to go to some of the side shows. First I went to the big shows in the big room they called the as- sembly. The shows were called "The Boys' Minstrel" and "The Girls' Follies." I enjoyed both of them because in both of them they sang songs and cracked jokes. The boys were all blacked up and the girls wore darl- ing costumes. Some of the rest of the girls went down to the gym to see some girls dressed half like boys and half like girls who danced and sang. They said they were good. I wanted to see some of the side shows, so another girl and I, after arming ourselves with candy and eskimo pies, started out. We went to see "The Corn Remover" and Imagine! we found a rooster eating corn. In the "Trip to Heaven" we found a "pair o' dice." While we were waiting to have our fortunes told by a lady who told me just wonderful things, we took a ride on the Scenic Railroad. It certainly was cool in there. Then we wandered through the halls for a while to save our money. Everybody seemed to be there. It was fun seeing if we could tell which were teachers. We noticed some of the people receiving telegrams and we wished we would get one too. They had a police force there too, and we liked to watch some one get hauled to the "station" for not chewing gum or some such thing. We noticed some of the names of the shows but decided we had spent enough for a while. Among them were "Have Your Picture Taken While You Wait," "The Fish Pond," "The Reigning Favorite of Freeport," "The famous drama, 'The Co-ed's Dream," "Cause for Divorce," "High J umpers" and others. Soon it was time to go down to the gym for the dance. They gave us little programs so we could write down our dances. The gym looked simply wonderful. It was decorated in purple and white. There was even a booth decorated in purple and white where we could get punch. It didn't seem a bit long till the dancing was over too, and we had to get our coats and hats and go home. ' I certainly had a good time and I hope that there will be another one when I visit Freeport again. Love, Margaret. 60 r Vi .QE 5333 esfsfsds 5233 S QE? Aaah fi? lv V I 'Wiz' ' HI 'I f - n . h i asf " Class Oiiicers President . . . ........ .... J ohn Graham Vice-President . . . . Maurice McC1anathan Secretary-Treasurer .......... . . . Edwin Hall Advisor, Miss Gile BOARD OF CONTROL Marion Sikes William Stewart Maryetta Gage Theodore Kenegy 'O' President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Q John Graham Maurice McClanathan Edwin Hall M will will glfllrll k3Q 61 ,jg Qs? fs f fs see? f 1 f Q 2:31 1 Sophomore Girls Anderson, Gertrude Altlilisch, Helen Atz, Ruth Baker, Ruby Bear, Virginia Bartley, Virginia Bender, Nellie Bloom, Marie Bruins, Margaret Boedecker, Mildred Becker, Lorraine Bokemeier, Geneva Brown, Catherine Becker, Leon Boland, Zita Bennethum, Beryl Bier, Marie Benoy, Genevieve Bremer, Ruth Blum, Florence Borgmier, Jane Babcock, Helen Black, Grace Chitty, Lois Coomber, Geneva Cramer, Esther Cramer, Emma Cotherman, Jesse Fishburn, Kathryn Frank, Isabel Fredericks, Ruth Garman, Ruth Good, Lenore Gage, Maryetta Goethe, Nellie Green, Bernice Goodmiller, Thelma Grifiin, Elsie Harnish, Sybil Hannah, Jane Henson, Norma Hoak, Pearl Heiden, Gertrude Hutchison, Elizabeth Hillebrecht, Anna Hadley, Elizabeth Hoy, Rebecca Holland, Lois Hoffman, Winifred Johnson, Herma Johnson, Marcia Jenner, Marian' Keith, Mildred Koym, Helen Kraft, Helen Kennison, Eleanor Cunningham, Margaret Kortemeier, Ruth Carey, Bernice Deckler, Erdine Eli, Letta Edler, Nancy Foy, Frances Fosha, Ruth Fosha, Mary Klein,'Gladys Kinney, Alice Kennedy, Irene Keith, Ethel Knauf, Lorraine Lower, Gladys Lawless, Anna Labinski, Mary LeBarron, Harriet Loos, Virgin Miller, Alice Molter, Inez Moren, Margaret Mellom, Vades McDermott, Annetta Miller, Bernice Machamer, Ruby Meyers, Viola Matter, Gladys Nee, Frances Nesbit, Leona Norton, Genevieve Nechamkin, Jeannette Niles, Mary Alice Niles, Catherine Soladay, Leona Seitz, Ruth Sullivan, Helen Stahl, Dorothy Sikes, Marion Scott, Berniece Schmich, Dorothy Sullivan, Helen Spitler, Lois Sawhill, Helen Shaw, Mary Shouer, Louella Schmertman, Eleanor Schramm, Lorene Smith, Mildred Smith, Margaret Seidel, Ruth Ottenhausen, Jeannette Schroeder, Leona Penticoff, Isabelle Pack, Lucille Partridge, Mildred Powers, Mary Propp, Anna Pritzlalii, Esther Portner, Gladys Ruthe, Bernice Reardon, Jeannette Ruthe, Florence Ryan, Dorothy Rummel, Eunice Ruthe, Martha Ruthe, Mary Ellen Ridgway, Helen Smull, Edrye Symanek, Emma Stonick, Victoria Seitz, Margaret Taylor, Virginia Taylor, Irene Tscherning, Dorothy Unzicker, Marion Unzicker, Hazel Van Loh, Evoda Wienand, Hazel' Wagner, Lorraine Williams, Leah Weber, Sophie Wubbena, Lillian Womer, Catherine Wieneke, Irene Wiedenhoft, Elizabeth Womer, Margaret Younglove,Amelia Mary Young, Sarah no AM qi l924ip MW Q4 5 fxfxfifs ess Z f X X X N Sophomore Boys Anderson, Ralph Anderson, Royal Andre, Robert Bittner, Clarence Bentley, John Bennett, Donald Balz, Albert Borchers, Earl Broughton, Howard Brubaker, Robert Brubaker, Wesley Bauch, Ferd Bowen, Mervin Bere, Qulinter Blackiston, Donald Becker, Carl Blackburn, Ray Beckmire, Edward Boyd, Marvin Brew, James Brooks, William Cox, Leslie Cotherman, Darrell Confer, Lawrence Credicott, Edward Diefenthaler, Collin Dorman, Robert Dole, Weldon Eder, Willard Evers, Emerson Fishburn, Robert Franz, Albin Faist, George Fosha, Joseph Fleck, Melvin Garnhart, Dwight Graham, Hilton Gill, Mervin Graham, John Grell, LaVerne Gavigan, Lee Gundry, Edward Hunter, Hazen Hinze, Harry Hill, Ozro Hirleman, Robert Hall, Edwin Hayner, Richard Heinen, Theodore Heck, Elmer Hewins, Rodney Heilman, Howard Held, Frederick, Immig, Christian Johnson, Bryce Johnson, Paul Jephson, Fred Jones, Lee Keehnen, Shelley Keyes, Norbert Krell, Morrell Kiester, Alfred Kuntz, James Kaufman, Robert Kerlin, Wilbur Keith, Herbert Laible, Morse Lee, Kenneth Lambert, William Lattig, Eugene Lyon, Donald Meyers, Joy McNary, David Moore, William Moers, Tom McLarnon, Francis Morse, William Moren, Robert McClanathan, Maurice Madden, Kenneth McCaiTery, Ralph Miller, Raymond Mitchell, Joe Neidigh, Harold Neiman, James Ogden, John Paul, Forrest Pera, John Roddewig, John Rhode, Burton . Reimer, Glen Ross, Walter Rawleigh, Paul Rackley, David Rockwell, Vernon Schlegel, Martin Schaur, Donald Soladay, Earl Sorn, Clarence Skelley, Robert Satterlee, Nelson Sullivan, Edward J. Sheridan,'Carl Lawson, Russell Sheridan, Gerald Stoffragen, Carl Stewart, William Stultz, Harry Strahm, Edward Schlegel, Malburn Stuart, Raymond Singer, Raymond Sieffert, Joseph Schmich, Arthur Swartz, John Steffen, John Stimpert, Herbert Schofield, Earl Sieck, Fred Stone, Charles Straub, Joe Stover, William Tilden, Gladwyn Volkers, George Wilkins, Clinton Wahler, Emerson VVitte,Lester Q:-2? Wittenmeyer, Freeman Wagner, Glen Williams, Orlo Wurtzel, Harry Walbaum, Dallas Woodward, Glenn Weishar, John VVeber, Earl Young, Charles Young, Raymond Nw qu up mt qu l 63 to 4 s avvve xiasijppoldanls Q75 ees-2 fxfxf Q af:- Sophomore Class History OMING back to Freeport High School we, the class of '26, settled down to accomplish great things, and to put our class down on the Freeport High School map as the peppiest and most successful Sophomore class in its history. We wanted to do things such that the classes fol- lowing us would say "the class of '26 did it." The first thing of importance was the elec- tion of our well qualified officers. John Graham was elected president, Maurice McClanathan, vice-president, Edwin Hall, secretary and treas- urer. With these competent leaders, a skillful advisor, and a strong board of control we could not go wrong. We At the beginning of the football season we Ozro Hill were very well represented on both teams. On the heavyweights there were "Bunny" Paul, and La Verne Grell, both of whom were all-conference men, John Bentley, Harold Neidigh, and Lee Jones. In the lightweight division there were William Stewart, Quinter Bere, Don Blackiston, Romaine Altfilisch, Ted Heinen, Fred J ephson, Bill Moore, Rus Lawson, and Ted Hall The next place where our class showed its worth was in the romantic musical comedy "Kathleen", Elizabeth Anderson, one of our class-mates, played one of the leading parts in a charming fashion. Many of our voices also filled the choruses, while some of our voices helped make the Treble Clef Club and Glee Club the musical organizations they are today. Our real work of the year was the annual Sophomore Oratorical con- test. There were six contestants chosen, three girls and three boys, out of the many who tried out in the preliminary contest. All the speeches were very closely contested and well given. It was with great difficulty that the judges awarded the prizes to Vades Mellom, first of the girls, and John Graham, first of the boys. ' When basketball started our class also did their share in fulfilling their quota. In the interclass tournament our lightweights won the cham- pionship. Of the heavyweights Harold Neidigh and Ted Heinen were Sophomores. Of the lightweights there were Herbert Stimpert, Quinter Bere, and Ozro Hill. The Sophomores were also very well represented on both the Track and Relay teams. Maybe we were a peppy and brilliant class and maybe we weren't. Maybe we set an example for the classes that will follow us and maybe we didn't, but there is one thing I am sure of-our officers, our class advisor, and the Sophomore class as a whole tried hard and wanted to do their best. There was the right school spirit in everything that they did. And as we pass into our junior year, to take up bigger tasks, let us hope that we shall succeed as well. 64 qggggg fxfxfx X iii? fs X Us Qi? 1 si Ql asm ufuisisl ,-,.:4Qfff M' ' Freshman A Class Ofiicers Robert Prescott Catherine Stibgen Wilbert Seidel President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Advisors, Miss Cravens and Miss Davidson Freshman B Class Oflicers f. Marion Ridgway Roy Roddewig Dale Fair U President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Advisor, Miss Reitzell flflllll wwe' . - 65 Qs? 695055 QT5 sis? ve, f 62523:- U Freshman A Class History FTER reading some of the stories that are T told of the horrors of a Freshman's en- trance into High School We were almost afraid to enter upon our High School careers. We entered school in September, 1923, many of us who had no brothers or sisters in High School had wobbly knees and a shaking feeling in our bodies. We were used to marching up the stairs in orderly columns. When several of us tried this We got the "horse laugh" from the more experienced students. For the first Week many of us were in all of the classes except the right ones Where We were supposed to be. Charles Hiuis Three or four Weeks after our entrance a reception was given to the Freshmen by the Seniors. This was to make us feel at home and to get acquainted with our older brother and sister class- mates. ' During our first semester in Freeport High School We had the honor of Winning the paper and book contest. This shows that the Freshmen are a Wide-awake class and that each year they will accomplish more until they graduate. In the middle of our second semester a class meeting was called to elect Freshman A Officers. Robert Prescott was elected President, Cath- erine Stibgen, Vice-President, and Wilbert Seidel, Secretary and Treas- urer. Wilbert is nearly breaking his back carrying our funds to the bank. We were represented in the relay by Robert Rowley, one of our best athletes. We also have Edison the inventor in our class. He spends his time inventing Ways to get out of doing his Work. ' We are confident that We shall graduate as the class of 1927 With many honors. If our last year is like our first We shall be leaders in every activity, and head the Honor-Roll every time. .o. A NW NW! Mlm l Mel! V l'.fi?r': 66 Freshman B Class History A 6333 fsfxfx X sea AGA-A 4? UR class history began on January 28, 1924. 1 On that eventful day eighty Freshmen B's hurried to High School determined that their class would be the best class of any of the classes that had ever graduated from Freeport High School ,or that ever would graduate from that school. After much rushing around and many hasty inquiries of dignified Seniors We finally found our classrooms. I Miss Reitzell hinted to her algebra class that the Freshman B's should have a class meeting. 1 Mr. Fulwider didn't have any rest until We had one. On March 14, 1924 We held our first class Ruth Wilson meeting. The following officers were elected: President-Marion Ridgway, Vice-President-Roy Roddewig, Secretary- Treasurer-Dale Fair. We were all very much elated over the fact that We had elected our officers before the Freshmen A's had elected their ofiicers. The Junior Orange and Black Club girls invited the Freshmen B girls to a party at the Y. W. C. A. Many of the girls attended it and all who were there had a very enjoyable time. One April day we were all surprised to hear that there would be a class meeting in Miss Reitzell's room. We were all there on time eager to learn the reason for the meeting. We plannd for a class party and then found we had to dig deep into our pockets in search of stray coins with which to swell our treasury. Miss Parker has organized a Freshmen Chorus which includes all of the "freshies." Every Thursday during fifth hour We practice songs. Some of the boys are trying for the relay race. We all hope that they will win honors for their school and for their class. As yet we have not distinguished ourselves. But we will. Just wait and see! A las, il ll I lfillvil lil if ll V 67 dim Q , f ,X Q33 522 w fs Q 2:5- Freshman A Girls Beddoes, Burwell Burns, Elizabeth Burnett, Virginia Burkhardt, Dorothy Berg, Lucille Bonebright, Edna Condon, Lorraine Crotzer, Helen Cabot, Marie Coon, Dorothy Daley, Ethel Evers, Dorothea Evans, Margaret Eisenhauer, Margaret Flory, Catharine Fuss, Margaret Franz, Marie Forsythe, Irma Gable, Kathryn Good, Edna Grimm, Ruth Harnish, Margaret Johnston, Margery Kaney, Ethel Kluth, Alma Knauf, Dolores V Kencke, Vera Kuhlemeyer, Marion Kraft, Mable Koppien, Mildred LeBaron, Ruth Lins, Florence Lambert, Katharine Mossman, Muriel Moore, Mary - Meyers, Elizabeth Miller, Ruth Moseley, Olive Mascari, Anna Nolting, Irma Opel, Margaret Powers, Grace Powers, Alice Perry, Lugene Ritzman, Geraldine Raih, Emma ' Schaur, Eliza Schaur, Dorothy Schofield, Margaret Sullivan, Grace Stibgen, Catherine Schwartz, Belva Schoenhard, Mary Schlegel, Esther Stocks, Ruth Steele, Bonita Sandmeier, Viola Stahl, Helen Uhlig, Olga VVilson, Evelyn Wagner, Phyllis Wallahan, Harriet VVitte, Kathryn Weiler, Bethel Wilson, Alice Webb, Beryl Walter, Bertha Young, Agnes no AQ wk qu l9 p WA 68 .ffgaiggg 43557545 Q29 f Nxxx -0. Wifi llillmpll new Freshman A Boys Beddoes, Frank Brockmeier, Frank Bottorf, Donald Brice, William Bardell, Vernon Criddle, Robert Chronister, Richard Carmody, Francis Coughlin, John Datt, Harold Flory, Joseph Fritz, Delmar Foy, Alby Fry, Norman Fogel, George Greier, Walter Gorke, Frank Gastman, Oscar Goodsell, Wilbur Husinga, Oscar Hill, Elmer Hershey, Dwight Hillis, Charles Hirst, Paul Heckman, Le Roy Johnston, Ralph Jahn, Robert Keyes, James Kircher, Albert Kerlin, Kenneth Kuhlemeyer, Marion Kuhnke, Russell Keller, Ottmar Keifer, Paul Murphy, Milton Malone, Richard Madden, Maurice McLarnon, Thomas Mascari, Gus Metters, Dahl Prescott, Robert Pera, Harry Perry, Harold Pfile, Eugene Rhynders, Robert Rhode,Paul Rowen, David Rowly, Robert Rybiski, Jack Smithe, John Henney Seidel, Wilbert Schult, William Standring, John Snyder, Ralph Smith, Rodney Stewart, Howard Thomas, Ralph Thro, Jack Vick, Ferdinand Wilcox, Perry Whitford, Clifford Weber, Gerald Walz, Raymond Whitford, Gerald Walter, Millard Wellman, Chester VVren, James Weigel, Melvin Witte, Lester Youngblood, Richard fa f, e 2 031 AM up 69 'fm Q 5 sf f fs QQQQMQQDOLAIQIS iii? f Sf gif? Freshman B Boys and Girls Byrem, Thelma Balderstone, Maurica Becker, Harry Blackmore, Dorothy Bolender, Sam Bender, Clarice Bender, Forest Borneman, Elsie Blanchard, Helen Cole, Eldred Cornell, Henry Carlson, Beryl Deily,Marion Dawson, Beatrice Davis, Charles Eaton, Dolores Fair, Dale Fritzensmeier, Ruth Green, Bertha Homan, Marie Hanson, Hyle Henderson, Lucille Hirsbrunner, Hilda Jephson, Alice Johnson, Vera Jahnke, Helen Kintzel, John Kickhaefer, Ruth Keil, Morris Kuntz, Norma Krauthoff, Leslie Lower, Florence Lange, Margaret Lorenz, Mildred Lindsay, Alice Lamm, Victor Manion, John Moore, Dorothy Moseley, William Monigold, Bernice' Miller, Gladys, Meyers, Robert Marvel,Marsh Molter, Marian Peters, Ollie Ridgway, Marion Rogers, Arnold Ryan, Betty Rosier, Margaret Roddewig, Roy Rosemeier, Emilie Ruthe, Ralph Smith, Harold Sprague, Vernon Shelly, Joseph Schauer, Robert Schmich, Marguerite Singer, Myrtle Trepus, Fred VVagner, Delmas Winter, Irvin Witte, Marie Wilson, Jane Wilson, Ruth Williams, Gertrude Weckerly, Grace .D. lli Iwlu ng' lu lull mlm' lm ,ll,l Harroun, Dorothy Petefmeier, Mabel Yde, Edna Paul, James ' ng A qi I 9 Z A WA 70 5,5633 wvsfsvsfm iii? gg? 45453558 gg? Aimafaulawwfccs If A -' lg, ,I ' I 'f 'S - ,W XX QNQN aw if .f mv f if Q X ff 5 f AQ XX Qi 9' X - 6 Y4jgf22'f 1 4 J ifffm I K4 J V , ,lata -ff ,f WW W ff f 'f 2 f' f J, f Z ' W Z ,A WQ ? ff , 4 ,Qllfv" ' , f ' ' - fffaf y ' Q .D. HMI!! FIM! HW!! ' 71 ' v 'l i 1 1 X A I Q E 4 , S 'I fi 4 'i .1 '1 41 11 ,1 .1 e e Jafar S fig 5iDOL1XI2lSi5eet f e Us Heavyweight Coach Lightweight Coach Business Manager Glen Holmes Earle Fricker Charles Cross Coaches and Manager COACH HOLMES Pat, as he is called by the players under him, continued the good work this season that he has been doing the last two years. He is the friend of all, and yet is regarded with a great deal of respect when on the field. It is a well known fact that a team coached by Glen Holmes never quits, and it is this power of instilling a fighting spirit into his men that goes such a long way toward making him the successful coach that he is. Pat was one of the athletes who upheld the glory of F. H. S. in past years, and he is doing the same thing now in a different way. He expects to bring several championships to Freeport next year. COACH FRICKER This was Coach Fricker's first year with us. He accomplished the difficult task of turning out a good football team from inexperienced ma- terial. The fighting qualities of his team are well known to all the Big Seven lightweight teams. He, without a doubt, developed the best bas-- ketball five in the Conference and one of the best lightweight teams of the state. He is a graduate of Whitewater Normal, where he was one of their star athletes. He has been popular with all the students and had the con- fidence and respect of all players under him. MANAGER CROSS The financial side of athletics is probably neglected by most people and yet it is one of the most important sides. It involves a great deal of work, time, and worry, and Mr. Cross handled it in a most efficient manner. No season is entirely successful without a good financial report, and with Mr. Cross directing, a good report is assured. He has filled this position for the last five years and has given our school a sound athletic financial basis. - 73 Q1 fx, , , M X Qi5eagfpD0LADlS QE ei-2 een Q 3:31 Heavyweight Football Arthur Voigt William Brooks Forrest Paul LaVerne Grell Francis Heinen Jack Wilson Freeport . . Freeport . . Freeport . . Freeport . . 0 0 Freeport . . 26 13 25 Milton Babcock John Baker Milo Griihn John Bentley William Thomas Edwin Trunck Harold Neidigh Maxwell Taylor Lee Jones Churchill Bangs John Cross Kenneth Clark Raymond Lamm Lawrence Kaiser Elwood Madden Arthur Jenner Bryce Johnson Carl Franks Orlo Krell John Gilbert Scores of the Games Beloit .... East Aurora La Salle . . Elgin .... Joliet . . . 3 19 0 20 0 Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . DeKalb . . . West Aurora Rockford . . Clinton . . . Qc a f-QQ sees s 2 gig, Heavyweight Football Season OOKING at it from any angle, the 1923 season was one of the best Freeport has enjoyed for many years. Heavyweight football in Free- port High School has been on the upward trend for several years and this was another step ahead. ' A poor start was responsible for two defeats at the beginning of the season. There was a wealth of material and plenty of fight, but the team just couldn't get going. However, neither the fans nor players were dis- heartened, and a successful season was the result. The outstanding thing of .the entire season was the remarkable "come- back" staged by the team. It was not only a feature of the Big Seven Con- ference but of the entire state football season. It started with a 25 to 0 win over Joliet, on a muddy field. This gave the necessary confidence and the next week the team journeyed to DeKalb, and gave them a 20 to 6 de- feat. This was the biggest "dope upset" of the Conference race. West Aurora, Conference champions, got one of their worst scares in their game at Freeport. Both teams showed stronger on the defense than on the offense as is shown by the low score of 3 to O. Freeport really out- played their opponents and gained many more yards, but the educated toe of West Aurora's fullback gave them the victory, as it did in several other games. The crowning point of the season was the defeat of Rockford 9 to 3. This had not been done since 1916 and never before on Rockford's own field. The battle-cry all over the school was "Beat Rockford", and the team went to Rockford determined to "do or die". Rockford's cheering was an- swered by an equally loud 'roar of "Go, Freeport, Go!" Rockford started out with a rush and it looked like a "walkaway", but Freeport tightened up and from then on it was one spectacular battle. Time and again Rockford threatened to score, but the Freeport line was a veritable stonewall and Rockford's hopes slowly faded away. A forward pass brought a touch- down for Freeport, and a beautiful place kick accounted for the other three points. It was a wonderful game and a wonderful victory, and will be re- membered by Freeport Fans for many years. To Coach Holmes goes much credit for the success of the team. He not only coached the men in the finer points of the game, but also instilled a fighting spirit into the players that is so essential to a successful team. The loyal support of the students was another important factor. With most of the team back, and with the development of new players the team ought to be invincible next year, and nothing short of the cham- pionship is expected. , 75 Heavyweight Football 43, ff f fs seas'-QQDOLAIQIS Q5 ess v fs, Q sb. Arthur Voigt, Capt., Tackle Art had the misfortune to be injured before the first game and did not get into many games. However, he was on the field every night and de- serves a great deal of credit for the success of the team. Jack Wilson, Center Jack was without doubt the best center in the conference and was named on the second all-state team. William Brooks, Tackle Bill, our "meaty tackle," was a fighter every minute of the game. He is our captain- elect. He was an all-confer- ence man. Forrest Paul, End "Bunny" held down wing po- sition in great style. His specialty was "spearing" passes. All-conference man. in LaVerne Grell, Halfback Grell was the triple-threat man. He could run, pass, or kick with equal ability. All- conference halfback and one of the best in the state. Francis Heinen, Guard Heinen was a stone wall on defense. He could also hit the line for a good gain when called into the back field. sf-H M 1924-hm m 76 .piggy fxfafx X Q23 fs X X N Q gig, .o. IW: lliilfirl IIMHI llrlllilll LEED Heavyweight Football Milo Griffin, Tackle Milo was one of the most consistent linesmen on the team and ought to make a good man again next year. John Baker, Halfback "Bake" has played four years of football and has al- ways been the same depend- able player. He will be missed greatly next year. Milton Babcock, End Although this was "Milt's" first year at football he held down the end position like a veteran all season. ' "Milt" always got his man. John Bentley, Guard John was another one of those dependable men. He was there with his fighting spirit in every game. VVilliam Thomas, Quarterback "Half-pintu Thomas was one of the main-stays of the team. His brainy Work helped Win many a game, and he ran the team in fine style. Edwin Trunck, Half back "Dutch"had the kind of fight in him that makes football teams good. He was espe- cially strong on defense. !VW qnl924o3'1 A5NA on 77 ' --Q.-w f az? ff f fs QE aaa? fxf f 6235 Heavyweight Football Harold Neidigh, Fullback "Doc" was the best line plunger on the team. With a little more experience he should make a great full- back. Churchill Bangs, Guard "Chunk" could be depended upon to open up a hole, and used his bulk to good ad- vantage on the defense. List of Monogram Men Maxwell Taylor, Guard "Max" has played four years of football and has always done his part in upholding: the glory of F. H. S. Kenneth Clark Carl Franks John Cross Bryce Johnson Lawrence Kaiser John Gilbert Raymond Lamm Orlo Krell Arthur Jenner Lee Jones Elwood Madden E0 M l924eW M 78 T l i .4 QQ s refs ees f NXXN e 2 gl, Athletic Council Elizabeth Anderson Marjorie Burns John.Jurgensmeier James.Richards R th A d Eth Buterb u h M ' n K ehn Vir inia Smith u n re s er a g ario e g Milton Babcock Eileen Cahill, Betty Kuntz Catherine Stibgen John Baker Margaret Fleischer David McNary Melba Vail Churchill Bangs Francis Heinen Mary Ellen Manion Arthur Voigt Kenneth Boyer Philip Freidag Foy Robert Matter Jack Wilson Wesley Brubaker Devore Hitchner Berniece Nelson Wilhelmina Yde ARLY in the year the Athletic Council was reorganized under the new officers. Milton Babcock was elected President, Esther Buterbaugh, Vice President, and Virginia Smith, Secretary-Treasurer. Since there were so many who had graduated, who were in the Athletic Council the year before, a committee was appointed to choose members of the diEerent classes to take the places of those who had left. Each member of the council was given a class room in which he had entire charge of the sale of tickets for basketball and football games. The student season ticket sale for the football and basketball games, as well as for the basketball tournament, was managed very successfully in this manner. In the adult season ticket sales the entire down-town district was di- vided into small sections, two students in the council taking each section. In this way the whole down-town district was canvassed. Besides supervising the sale of tickets, the Athletic council advertised all the games by means of posters which they put in store windows, on automobiles, and in other conspicuous places. A wooden frame was placed in a conspicuous place in the front hall in which cards, with the names of the games to be played, the names of the opponents, and the date were inserted a week before every game. This is the second year of the Athletic Council and it has been a par- ticularly successful one. The Council enables the athletics of the school to be under the control of a representative student body which not only relieves the teachers of unnecessary work but also allows the students to share in the financial responsibility of the athletic organization. 2 fad'-'uAmA nn 979 4 Lightweight Football 47 of f ,X siiesEU?pDOLADlSQE Qs? ff f Q 223: ' r ' mu. f me . rl f-am, Don Nelson, Capt. Russ Goodrich Fred SteHen Jay Pollock Ted Heinen Romaine Altfilisch Quinter Bere Babe Stewart Jack Kauffman Mervin Hasselman George Allen Don Blackiston Rodney Smith Burton Rhode William Moore Francis McClanathan Scores of the Games Russell Lawson Fred Jephson Nelson Bender Royal Anderson Alvin Lawver Russel Mallory Clarence Bittner ' Freeport . . 12 Warren . . . 0 Freeport . . 7 Joliet . . . . 6 Freeport . I 0 East Aurora 0 Freeport . De Kalb . . 12 Freeport . . 6 La Salle . . 0 Freeport . West Aurora 0 Freeport . . 0 Elgin .... 10 Freeport . Rockford . . 17 80 Q 2 ffsfx X aaa 4 gig, Lightweight Football Season HEN the call was given for lightweight football candidates the usual large number reported and hopes were high for a successful team. One thing stood out and that was the lack of experienced football men. It takes one or two seasons of active playing to bring out the best football that a man is capable of playing. The only way to over- come experience is to have a team with a lot of fight, and this team cer- tainly had it. The first three games resulted in two victories and one tie. The two victories were over Warren, and over the LaSalle second team. Freeport was greatly outweighed by both teams but this did not stop our players. The tie was with East Aurora. The game was featured by the strong defense of the team, especially when near their own goal. The next game with Elgin resulted in one of the three defeats. The other two were at the hands of DeKalb and Rockford. All three teams were strong, but Freeport gave them all a real battle. In the Rockford game the team fought against odds with a great deal of determination until the last whistle blew. g The Joliet game was the most thrilling of the season. It was played in a sea of mud, but in spite of this fact a good brand of football was dis- played by both teams. Joliet scored in the early part of the game but failed to add the extra point. The ball went back and forth Without much change until late in the game when an intercepted pass and a long run gave Freeport a touch down. The much needed extra point was added and Freeport won by the close score of 7 to 6. All during the season there were several good men fighting for each position and this caused many changes in the lineup. Several regulars were shifted to diierent positions to make room for a promising recruit. In this Way several men who did not receive a letter got a great deal of experience. This fact, coupled with the fact that only four letter men will be lost through graduation, makes it certain that we shall have a fine team next year. Coach Fricker deserves a great deal of credit for turning out such a fine team in a single season. One of the most important things in the success of a team is the sup- port of the fans. It sometimes happens that there is not much interest in the lightweights. They deserve all possible backing, not only because they play the same game as the heavyweights, but because they play it every bit as hard. Much heavyweight material is also first developed in the light- weight division. The loyal support of the students, together with a wealth of good players, gives promise of a most successful team next year. W m no 81 Ig 5 If f fs ai5seEEDOLADISefj asa vX,Q a agp Lightweight Football Don Nelson, Captain-End Don made a good leader and was in the fighting at all times. This was his last year of football. Russel Goodrich, Tackle "Mit" was the most depend- able man on the team and played good football in every game. Fred Steffen, Fullback "Fritz" was the best ground gainer on the team, and could skirt the ends or plug the line equally as well. William Stewart, End "Stew" was responsible for many gains via the aerial route. He was also used to advantage in the backfield. James Pollock, I-Ialfback "Jay" was the best tackler on the team and stopped several touch-downs with a "flying tackle," He also knew how to carry the ball. Theodore Heinen, Center "Ted" was a good fighter and was very dependable in his passing. He also was good on the defense. 00 qi l924ap AwA 82 ess .D. HH M4 WJ 'Il I I lfhlrllll Llullylll lllliljill asfsfvs aaa if XXXN 4 a gig, Lightweight Foothall t Romaine Altdlisch, Quarterback "Rumie" made good use of his speed in skirting the ends and ran the team in fine shape. Quinter Bere, Halfback Jack Kauffman, End Quinter played some with Jack played a good game at both the lights and heavies. end, and was always ready A feature of his play was to stop anything that came his hard tackling. his way. Donald Blackiston, Halfback "Don" was a fast, shifty halfback with a lot of fight. He played his best ' game 'against Joliet. Rodney Smith, Guard This was Rod's first year at football and he played well all season. He has three more years and ought to develop into ap real lineman. Mervin l-Iasselman, Tackle "Hassie"played a good consistent game all sea- son. He could open up holes on offense, or plug up the line on the de- fense with equal ability. George Allen, Guard George was always in the tight with his never- say-die spirit. Very few gains were made over him. qu U31 On , g 83 - HL., ..., , ,- M QW Qs? f f f fs QE sei-2 f fxf Q 2:51 2 n- Heavyweight Basketball Forrest Paul Francis Heinen "Bun"-A first class lead- "Jack"YHe was a giant er. "Nuff sed." in stature and played a game in proportion to his size. Harold Neidigh William Thomas Burton Rhode "Doc"-One of the most "Bill"-fThe fans didn't "Sinkers', - Doughnuts consistent men on the see much of him. He kept were his chief delight-a squad. himself in various places dozen were generally -ad- at once. ministered as an anti- dote for defeat. U20 AM QQQQA qi 84 :geese avefsas ease :Q-:Q ees fx X vs ess gli, l - l l Heavyweight Basketball g Milton Babcock LaVerne Grell Kenneth Perry "Milt"--when Milt was A little undersized for a "Ken"-Ken had more on the floor they felt his tornado-but he left all than one "bang up" game presence?-and his elbows. the effects of one. to his credit. Forrest Paul LaVerne Grell William Thomas Henry Ruthe .S. Francis Heinen Kenneth Perry Burton Rhode Ralph Ruthe Milton Babcock Harold Neidigh Ted Heinen illlliyll . ' 'Hill llvlllll llrillffjf up' gif, 85 ,jig s E Sf f fs QQQMQQDOLAIQIS QE as-Q vvw Q 2:31 Heavyweight Basketball ' OON after the close of the football season the inter-class basketball tournament was held and basketball practice then started in earnest. A large number of can- didates reported and the squad was soon cut down to about sixteen. The season opened on New Year's day with a 26 to 16 victory over Belvidere. The team displayed good basketball for so early in the season and a successful team was expected. The next week a non-conference game was lost to Rockford at Rockford, the score being 14 to 19. After defeating East Aurora the team journeyed to Elgin and gave the conference champions one of their hardest battles. The game was marked by poor oiiiciating. The old bugbear of basket ball, "staleness," overtook the team and three consec- utive defeats was the result. Two of them were at the hands of mediocre teams and the third, by Joliet, would have resulted in a victory for Freeport had they played the basket ball of which they were capable. The second game with Rockford was another hard fought contest, with Rockford winning in the last few minutes. Because of the action of the conference officials this game did not count in the Big Seven race but in spite of this fact much interest was shown in the game and it was played before a capacity crowd. In the district tournament held at Freeport We were eliminated by Rockford in the second gameg this closed the basket ball season. Rockford won the tournament and represented this district at the sectional tournament. Two Freeport men were placed on the all-tournament team. p Freeport had one of the best defensive teams in the conference but all during the season were weak in getting points. This was responsible for most of the defeats. With most of the team back a successful season is expected next year. sCOREs or THE GAMES ' 29 Freeport Belvidere . Freeport De Kalb . . . Freeport Rockford . Freeport West Aurora Freeport East Aurora Freeport Rockford . . Freeport Elgin . . . Freeport Beloit . . . . Freeport Beloit . . . Freeport Bowen . . Freeport Belvidere . Freeport Polo ..... Freeport Joliet .. Freeport Rockford .. Lightweight Basketball UT of a large number of promising candidates, Coach Fricker turned out one of the best lightweight teams Freeport High School has ever had. From the very Hrst game it was apparent that we had a combination hard to beat, and such proved to be' the case. V ' A successful start was made when the Belvidere second team wasp defeated 15 to 6. With this victory to start on, the team went to Rockford and took their measure 18 to 17. As the score indicates the game was very close and was only decided in the last minute of play. East Aurora was disposed of in an easy manner, after which came the defeat at Elgin. The team had an MOH night" and could not get going until the last quarter, and then it was too late to overcome the big lead held by Elgin. This defeat cost Freeport the undisputed championship of the Conference. The team went through the rest of the season with only one more defeat. Besides tieing' for the Big Seven Championship, the enviable recordwas made of eight victories and two defeats. The team was very efficient in all branches of the game and were especially good in a closely fought game. This is shown by the fact that two games were won by a one point margin and several others by close scores. None of the team will be lost through graduation and nothing short of a championship, will satisfy us next year. l SCORES OF THE GAMES , ' 6 13 Freeport Belvidere . Freeport Joliet .... Freeport Rockford . Freeport De Kalb . . . Freeport East Aurora Freeport West Aurora Freeport Elgin . . . Freeport Rockford . . Freeport Byron . . . Freeport Savanna . . M M 1924aM M IIB .D. will NNI, :II WMI IlrU',"I V Q35 ffsfs X 5135? Eb' S Q-1: sees fs X X N Q3 Qld V 1 3 Lightweight Basketbal . E 1 ta w.,:.Q..:1 :.,. . ' - . ' ,. A " ,fairy-,sa-v.', Q 'Sf -S 1 V .jJq,,, -54, ,Ag ,L Q ,A -e -C .fy , .5 Q ,A -ng 1 Drx- Q i, R140 .B 71 ,. K -fi xg-fs - 5 ia . 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K 1, 'gy' 4 V ' y rs: -,J ,jekh 4 , ,-I, , - W, "fi 6 '- ' ...uf - ' W' ' , rf-, ' 2 ' " 5 L, ' "H Wi, f- S., V ' .HH , F '2"-fam -1- "ff e -N' Wig A .a "ff .. 23- ' " A 5 " -N ' '15 MN f.', w L- Russel Goodrich, Captain-Guard "Mit" could always be depended upon to hold his man to a low score., His specialty was getting the ball off the bank board. Leroy Farnam, Center "Weed" made good use' of his height in breaking up opponents'passes. Healso figured in his team's scoring with his accurate passing. William Stewart, Forward "Stew"' was not only a good shot but played a - good Hoor game. 'He gave his guard a great deal of worry. Fred Steffen, Guard "Fritz" played a strong game at guard and sev- eral times slipped down to' make baskets when they were needed most. James Pollock, Forward. Jay, with his speed, good shooting, and good pass- ing was a valuable man to the team and one hard to stop. ' Ozro Hill, Center Hill outjumped every cen- . ter he met, and also played a good floor game. He was a good shot and accounted for many of his team's points. 87- f vga, 1 E2 r, , ,X 55: D' .- ggi-2 vyx, sign' wp HEQDOI .mms Q so f if 3 F. H. S. Lightweight Team Russel Goodrich Fred Steffen Meyers McClanat'han Leroy Farnam James Pollock Bere Blackiston William Stewart Ozro Hill Stimpert Y, M. C. A. Lightweights .o. WLEQ wlwi flag?-: , ss Y W Y Relay Team dig 5 fxfxfx - ees fx X vs 4: HEN Coach Glen Holmes issued a call for candidates for the annual relay race between Freeport and Rockford about eighty men responded. The race this year was started by Jay Pollock. He ran against one of Rockford's best and finished his lap neck and neck with him. Quinter Bere took the baton from Pollock and when he tinished he was about thirty-five yards ahead of Rockford's man. From that time our victory was almost assured, for every man on the Freeport team gained or at least held the lead and when Altfilisch handed the baton to Bender, the Rockford runner was not yet in sight. Freeport won by about three hundred and fifty yards against Rockford's win last year of one hundred. A new record was set, the time be- ing two hours, sixteen minutes, and thirty seconds. Track Team HE next event on the Athletic Program this year is track. When Coach called for men, at least forty came out. Francis Heinen, who won the first place at the state meet last year, was elected captain this year. Judging from the comparison of this year's interclass records and those of last year's, this year's team promises to be one of which we can all be proud. Practice this year is being held on the new Athletic Field and the meets will be held there also. The schedule is the best in the history of the school. There are meets with all of Northern Illinois, Rockford, and Dekalb. Free- port will send its best to the State meet and to the National Meet at Chicago. Nw mm qi to W, W qu 89 E . :LZ x X :-'- D' fu ff- xxx X rim QDDOLADIS fi: f - - Q -:P 4 Track Team ' Annual Interclass , Track Meet 50 yard dash-First, Blackiston, Junior, second, Altiilisch, Junior ' third, Bere, Sophomore. Time 6 1-10. I 100 yard dash-First, Altfilisch, Junior, second, Grifiin, Junior, third Bender, Senior. Time 11. 220 yard run-First, Altfilisch, Junior, second, Griflin, Junior, third Bere, Sophomore. Time 25 3-10. 440 yard run-First, Bender, Senior, second, Clark, Senior, third 9 Bittner, Junior. Time 59. 1 mile run-First, Schlegel, Sophomore, second, Jenner, Senior, third Trunck, Junior. Time 5 24 2-5. h ' 880 yard run-First, Bender, Senior, second, Hasselman, Senior third, Pollock, Junior. Time 2 23. 120 high hurdles-First, Blackiston, Junior, second, Lawver, Senior Time 20 2-10. 9 V ' 220 low hurdles-First, Blackiston, Junior, second, Rawleigh, Fresh- man, third, Breed, Junior. Time 32 1-10. , J Mile relay-First, Juniors fBlackiston, Griffin, Steffen, and Altfilischb , second, Sophomores, third Seniors. Two mile relay-Freshmen. Pole vault-First, Evans, J unior, second Ruthe, Freshman, and Raw- leigh, Freshman. Height 9 feet. . , Javelin throw-First, Grell, Junior, second, Held, Sophomore, third, Young, Junior, Distance 141 feet, 9 inches. 5 Discus 'throw-First, Breed, Junior, second, Grell, Junior, third, Cross, Junior. Distance 102 feet, 6 1-2 inches. Broad jump-First, Bere, Sophomore, second, Grell, Junior, third, . Grifiin, Junior. Distance 17 feet, 8 inches. ' High jump-First, Kaiser, Senior, second, Furst, Junior, third, Ruthe, Freshman, and Grell, Junior. Height 5 feet, 2 inches. Shot-put-First, Heinen, Senior, second, Grell, Junior, third, Bere, Sophomore. Distance 41 feet, 1 inch. 1 Q23-': . K 90 9 Q11 Q35 fvsfgvs Q22 S Q9 fvsvvs ki? GDTQGANJ EMA? H1 ICQDNS X 'vi' A Al is a - L A WI, 7,23 Xs 1 f---'f V .N ffmrw, w x Q ei:r':+'2 aww Wx M ,f' "" , U W X! ,' .V ' I X f W wwgf, 3 n1fQ ? f1 "12gi,xlx Jgwg. Q W ?Q,A','.s' f' ,-9" sxgj , a E I m l f 1 14 mu ,, J ll ,. M .D. 'Wi M 'f'lM1,,ln will l.Mq'5HI . U1 - . Q 2 ffxfx X saga Q gli, ' CJLIUTJESS HE number of clubs and organizations in Freeport High School has been increased two-fold during the past year. The interest shown in the clubs has certainly been much greater. Parties galore, fairs, and even a movie at the Lindo were among the many events sponsored by the various clubs. Students! What would our High School be without the clubs? What would we do if the Booster Club ceased to exist? There would be no peppy athletic assemblies, no social events to which the teams always look for- ward as a reward for their efforts. The Pep Club was an organization of girls with much the same purpose as the Booster Club. Last year the Orange and Black Clubs and the Hi-Y Clubs had so much doing that we should really be quit lost without them. We should know that there was not going to be a Hi-Gob Carnival, which we have come to expect as an event which will surely come sometime during the year. French and Spanish is made vastly more interesting for students of those subjects by the organization of French and Spanish Clubs. These clubs make it possible for the members to study books and authors of Spain and France, to hear talks by people who have traveled in those countries, and to converse in French or Spanish. It is considered a great honor to be admitted to the Cramberries Club, the honorary literary society of F. H. S. The club's history will speak for itself. If there were a rule prohibiting clubs, school would seem like a jail or dungeon to which we went because we were forced to go, and which would daily become more monotonous. And the nice thing about it all is that the clubs furnish a diversion for the students and at the same time, far from interfering with the studies, actually help the students to get better grades. ' The clubs are always the life of a school and we may well give a rous- ing cheer to the students and teachers who were peppy enough to begin and back the clubs, giving us so many good times last year. 93 f X HEPDOLADIS f f SAM any , as . A2 f Q-9 , 5 i . Booster Club OFFICERS OHicers for the First Semester ' Oiiicers for the Second Semester President ....... Elroy Yde President ....... Jack Wilson Vice President ..... Jack Wilson Vice President .... Arthur Voigt Secretary-Treasurer . . Fred Montiegel Secretary-Treasurer. . Fred Nieman MEMBERSHIP ROLL Milton Babcock Francis Heinen Forrest Paul - John Baker Ozro Hill James Pollock Churchill Bangs Milford Hopke Fred Steffen Carl Becker Karl Jaeger Don Stewart Howard Bennethum Jack Kauffman Maxwell Taylor Quinter Bere Russell Lawson Edwin Trunck William Brooks Fred Montiegel Arthur Voigt Marvin Burt F Harold Neidigh Jack Wilson Richard Credicott Don Nelson Elroy Yde Karl Fuss Fred Nieman 0 F , Mu ilmjl qu wA liHl924"?J AWW 94 .534 5 favs . ees e gli, Booster Club EALIZING the need of a club that would boost Freeport High School, its organizations and its activities in every way possible, twenty boys met last September and organized the Booster Club of Freeport High School. Membership in the club was limited to the unanimous vote of all the members. The oflicers elected for the first semester were Bob Yde, Presidentg Ted Kenegy, Vice President, Fred Montiegel, Secretary and Treasurer. Mr. Davies and Mr. Holmes acted in the capacity of advisors. Immediately the members entered into the spirit of the club, and sold over seventy football season-tickets: promoted assemblies, pep meetings, and parades. The most notable pep assembly ever attempted in Freeport High .School by any organization was put on by the Booster Club when they buried Elgin at a real pep assembly. For weeks afterwards it was the talk of the school-its fame even reaching throughout the conference. Then aelull fell over the club's activities, but out of a clear sky a big storm broke. The club planned a Football Banquet-not only a banquet, but a party that would closely rival the annual Junior-Senior Banquet. This was a huge proposition for a club of twenty-eight boys to undertake- such was the opinion of many members of the faculty. Each member did his share, and the Boosters went over the top with flying colors. The total expenditures for the party amounted to over two-hundred-fifty dollars! The club raised the money in the following ways: A tag day was held at High School just before the Rockford game. A few days later the club pre- sented "The Pot Boilers", a one act farce, in the assembly, and later at the Lindo Theatre. Last but not least the club tagged the business men, and towns people, and in these ways cleared enough money for a party that not only rivaled but, in the opinion of many, surpassed any Junior- Senior Banquet ever given. I At the close of the first semester Mr. Davies left school, and his suc- cessor, Mr. Trever, immediately took active charge of the club, as advisor. The club then backed athletics during the basketball season, and was instrumental in organizing the H. H. H. Club, a group of boys who pledged themselves to attend basketball games in a body g thus tending to strengthen the cheering at the games. New officers were elected at the first meeting in the second semester, Jack Wilson being honored with the office of President, Art Voigt, Vice Presidentg and Fred Nieman, Secretary and Treasurer. The Club was foremost in backing the Senior Play, Waukegan Debate, Junior Play, and all other activities of the school. As this book goes to press, the club is planning another dance for the benefit of the track ath- letes, and no doubt will go through with theirplans. All in all the club is one of the finest, liveliest, and most up to date organizations in school. It is sincerely hoped by the graduating members that the good work will be carried on next year. 995 4 ,gig 4 F ff f fx iii? Yun! Q 3:3 Pep Club Q OFFICERS President ..... Betty Brokhausen Secretary-Treasurer, Mary Ellen Manion Vice President ..... Rena Stocks Faculty Advisors-Miss Gile, Miss Van Elizabeth Anderson Betty Brokhausen Esther Buterbaugh Marjorie Burns Veronica Beddoes Cora Bloom Zita Boland Beryl Bennethum Virginia Burnette Jane Borgmier Kathryn Babcock Ida Boyer Loretta Corman Eileen Cahill Gladys Carpenter Mary Carnahan Dorothy Coon Lois Chitty Esther Cramer Bernice Carey Elizabeth Dowling Roberta Emrich Dorothy Frank Dorothy Fishburn Kessel and Miss Jacka MEMBERSHIP ROLL Margaret Fleischer Dortha Fleming Viola Fry Marie Franz Ruth Fredericks Alice Forry Margaret Fuss Maryetta Gage Kathryn Gachel Thelma Goodmiller Bernice Green Germaine Graham Lois Holland Elizabeth Hadley Rebecca Hoy Isadora Haight Lois Haithcox Margaret Harnish Geneva Holmes Alice Jephson Florence Jaeger Elizabeth Johnston Mildred Keith Betty Kuntz Dolores Knaulf Marion Keehn Twyla Kiester Margaret Knauff Lucille Lindsey Alice Lindsey Mary Ellen Manion Margaret Moren Roberta McLees Elsie Murphy Thelma Mulnix Vades Mellom Marvel Marsh Leona Nesbit Alice O'Rourke J ennette Ottenhausen Dorothy Ogden Lugene Perry Isabel Penticoff Lucille Pack Alice Powers Louise Packard Dorothy Phillips Helen Perry Jeanette Riordan Eleanor Richter Elizabeth Roache Margaret Sauer Grace Sullivan Dolores Sullivan Mary Shaw Kathryn Stibgen Gladys Stieneke Mildred Schlegel Virginia Smith Lucille Shepley Rena Stocks Anna Sweeney Goldye Timms Esther Volkers Phillys Wagner Kathryn Wall Florence Wadleigh Jane Wilson Harriet Wallahan Leah Williams -. Vivian Youngblood Amelia Mary Younglove D0 .MM !la qu l924ip mA 96 - Y A-. -M., Q 5 fxfxfifs ees Q f' Pep Club N October, the Girl's Pep Club held its first regular- meeting and the fol- lowing officers were elected: President, Betty Brokhausen, Vice Pres- ident, Gwendolyn Cunningham, Secretary, Isadora Haight, Treasurer, Grace Sensanbaugh. Miss Gile was chosen as faculty advisor. The purpose of the club was to create and to maintain school spirit. The girls were present at all the football games cheering for Freeport. In the spring the club was reorganized. New officers were elected and the club immediately began to show its loyalty and school spirit. A prize was offered to the lightweight and one to the heavyweight player who played the best all-around, game in our annual tussle with Rockford. An impartial committee, of men, not connected with the school, was chosen to select the winners. They decided that Francis Heinen and William Stewart had best merited the rewards. So, in the assembly, Betty Brokhausen pre- sented each of these boys with a silver belt buckle. Mr. J. F. Manion gave a talk and we sang school songs, and gave some of our favorite yells, making it a real pep assembly. At the basket ball games, Mr. Cross arranged the seating so that the Pep Club could sit in a body. The girls showed more pep and clearly out- yelled the boys' H. H. H. organization. Everyone, except the boys, will admit that. To further demonstrate the fact that we appreciated the work of the boys who defended the school by playing basket ball, the girls sold sand- wiches several nights after school. With the money made on these sand- wich sales, and also with money realized on a matinee dance given just after Easter we gave a banquet at the Sigma Tau Club Rooms for basket ball players and their girls. This banquet came as a climax to a very successful and peppy year. Mm Nm na 97 I ' x l Senior I-I1-Y Club y ' 47 ff f fs aaa-2 vs! f Q sip The oiiicers for th e last year were: President . ...... Marvin Burt Vice President. . . Secretary. . . Treasurer. . . . Milford Hopke Bernard Burkhart . Howard Bennethum Director ...... Mr. G. F. Ware Faculty Advisor . . William Ascher Milton Babcock John Baker Churchill Bangs Carl Becker Russell Borchers Kenneth Boyer William Brooks Waldemar Bury Edward Credicott Richard Credicott Leslie Evans Leroy Farnam Mr. E. A. Lottes OFFICERS Election was held on April 16th and the officers for the new year who were elected are: President ....... Carl Becker Vice President . Secretary . . . Treasurer . . MEMBERSHIP ROLL Robert Fisher Russell Frankeburger Philip Freidag Vernon Fry Charles Furst Russell Goodrich Mervin Hasselman Richard Hayner Wilbur Hershey Willard Hiatt Devore Hitchner David Hunter Karl Jaeger Paul Johnson Jack Kauffman George Keck Russell Lawson Clarence Lied Wilburt Martin Foy Matter Marsden Miller Melvin Mitchell James Moers Robert Moren Harold Neidigh Theodore Neiman . Harry Wurtzel . . Fred Steffen . Fred Jephson Harry Oman Forrest Paul William Place Jay Pollock Kenneth Schultz Fred Steffen William Steffen William Thomas Theodore Turner Lyle Wagner Roger Wheeland Jack Wilson Bob Yde 'IP qu l924.y, Vk 4 5 fxfxfx ees fvsfffx 4 2 gig. Senior Hi-Y . . HE Senior Hi-Y opened the new school year with a banquet on October seventeenth. The purpose of the Hi-Y Club is "To Create, Maintain and Extend throughout School and Community the high standards of Christian Character." All Juniors and Seniors are eligible to membership in the Senior Hi-Y. Membership in the Y. M. C. A. is not required for Hi-Y membership. All that is required is attendance at the meetings, at which supper is served at a nominal cost. The meetings started off well, the attendance being large and the pro- grams very good, thanks to the work of the program committee under "Bud" Freidag. The programs were varied in character, there being music, stunts, and instructive talks. During Thanksgiving vacation about twenty members of the Senior and Junior clubs, including the ofiicers of the former, went to the Annual Older Boys' Conference of Illinois which was held at Galesburg this year. These fellows returned full of enthusiasm and new ideas which they had received from excellent speakers at the conference. During the winter a sleighing party was sponsored by the club as a part of its social program. On the evening of February second, a carnival was held at the Y. M. C. A. by the combined Hi-Y and Orange and Black clubs. Many new and novel stunts were put on as well as the Popularity and Beauty Contest, and Fishpond. The Hi-Y club in conjunction with the Depega club, which is made up of .fellows who went to the state conferences at Decatur, Peoria, and Galesburg the last three years, put on the second annual Tri-County Older Boys' Conference at Freeport on February fifteenth and sixteenth. This conference took in fellows from Stephenson, Jo Daviess and Carroll counties. An induction team was formed of Hi-Y fellows for the conference and they put on the regular Hi-Y induction service at one of the sessions. The team has been putting on the induction service at the Hi-Y meetings about every two weeks since that time. The two important events of the latter part of the year were a picnic with the Orange and Black club girls and a closing banquet of the Hi-Y club. The picnic with the Orange and Black club is an annual event and is looked forward to by every Hi-Y fellow. Baseball and other games were played and then everyone partook of the eats-the most important part. The officers for the next year have charge of the meeting at the closing banquet, thus permitting the retiring officers one meeting before graduation at which they have no responsibilities or duties. 99 ,Big E fv f fs Qi? v f f Q ab Senior Orange and Black Club OFFICERS President .... Esther Buterbaugh Secretary . ..... Isadora Haight Vice President . . . Eleanor Richter Treasurer . .,... Frances Brice Advisors-Miss Constantine, Miss Van Kessel and Miss Holmes Ruth Andre Kathryn Babcock Edith Beine Cora Bloom Verla Berg Frances Brice Betty Brokhausen Marjorie Burns Esther Buterbaugh Eileen Cahill Dorothy Clark MEMBERSHIP ROLL Cleo Conter Gwen Cunningham Gertrude Demeter Elizabeth Dowling Roberta Emrich Dorothy Fishburn Margaret Fleischer Alice Forry Dorothy Franks Viola Fry Vivian Gleason Isadora Haight Geneva Holmes Iola Ickes Elizabeth Johnston Myrtle Kappes Margaret Knauif Lucille Lindsay Thelma Mulnix Maxine Miller Mary Ellen Manion Evelyn Nelson Dorothy Ogden Louise Packard Helen Perry Ruth Peters Dorothy Phillips Louise Raymer Eleanor Richter Anna Sweeney Virginia Smith Gladys Stieneke Velma Wachlin Florence Wadleigh Esther Volkers no A qi 1924.33 WVk 100 l Q a fx'-'Q . see 4 gig, Senior Orange and Black Club HE Senior Orange and Black Club composed of Junior and Senior girls, had one of the largest memberships of any club in school. At the first meeting of the year, Eleanor Richter reported on the Conference at Green Lake to which she was sent as the Club's represen- tative. The club took charge of the High School Thanksgiving ofering and made many of the less fortunate people of our city happy by seeing that the collection taken up at school was given to the Civic Center, who dis- tributed baskets to the people. 1 The girls followed out the old custom of singing carols at daybreak on Christmas morning. We went to the Old Peoples Home, County Farm, the County Jail, Fire Station No. 1, The General, Globe, and St. Francis Hos- pitals, and in that way spread good cheer throughout the city. After hearing a talk by Miss Bidwell, the club sent a letter, signed by each member, to Congressman McKenzie, asking his support of the amend- ment prohibiting Child Labor. The Club took a part in the Hi-Gob Carnival and out of their share of the profits, donated twelve and one half dollars to the Y. W. C. A. budget in appreciation of the fact that we use their building for so many things. Money was raised for the Mother's and Daughter's Banquet by selling subscriptions to "The Woman Citizen", a monthly magazine of great value to women who wish to keep informed on political matters. At each meeting the girls heard an instructive talk on subjects which interested them very much. At one meeting Miss Holmes spoke on "Cit- izenship". At another meeting Miss Bertha Bidwell gave a talk on "Child Labor." At the March meeting Mrs. Furst spoke on "Redecorating the School girls' room", and in April Miss Regina Feeny talked on "Spring Styles." The Mother's and Daughter's Banquet was a fitting close to the activ- ities of the year. It was decided to admit any girl in school, giving the members of the club preference if the number signing up became too large. The decorations were very appropriate and attractive. Both girls and mothers enjoyed themselves to the utmost and many said that they hoped the Banquet would become an annual affair. . ' 101 Junlor H1-Y Club 4? ff f fs essagfppol-IADIS 52? f f Q 3:5 OFFICERS President ...... David McNary Treasurer . . . . . . Ozro Hill Vice President .... William Moore Faculty Advisor . . . Karl Trever Secretary . . . . Lawrence Confer Director . . . G. F. Ware MEMBERSHIP ROLL Edward Beckmire Elmer Heck John Bentley Sam Bolender James Brew Clarence Clark Lawrence Confer Henry Cornell Robert Criddle Weldon Dale George Fogel Dwight Hershey Rodney Hewins Ozro Hill Hazen Hunter Maurice McClanathan Fred Jephson Wm. Kerlin John Kintzel Wm. Lambert Morse Laible Maurice Madden David McNary William Moore William Morse John Ogden Harold Perry Eugene Pfile Fred Sieck Roy Roddewig , Robert Rowley Earl Soladay John Swartz Carl Stoffragen Marion Unzicker Emerson Wahler Clifford Whitford Gerald Whitford Ervin Winters Freeman Wittemeyer Harry Wurtzel l 4 1 I qu qu 102 Q a XXXXXX x Q29 4 gli, Junior Hi-Y N October, 1923 a small group of Freshmen and Sophomore boys met at the Y. M. C. A. and outlined plans for the organization of the Junior Hi-Y for the year 1923-24. At this meeting a nominating committee was chosen and instructed relative to the importance of nominating the proper officers for the coming year. Two weeks later election took place. David McNary was elected President, William Moore, Vice President, Lawrence Confer, Secretary, Ozro Hill, Treasurer. The purpose of the Hi-Y is "To Create, Maintain, and Extend through- out the School and Community, high standards of Christian Character", and the platform is "To bring out the four fold life of the individual i e., clean habit, clean speech, clean scholarship, and clean athletics. The club met regularly during .the year, usually on Tuesday night. The program consists of Cafeteria supper, reading of minutes, roll call, committee reports, old and new business transactions, music and singing, talks by members of the club, and an adult speaker. Many events of social and educational nature were held during the year. The Junior Hi-Y cooperated with the Senior club in putting on the Older Boy's Conference, sponsored a Mother's night program and banquet, held a combined meeting with the Rockford Hi-Y club, enjoyed a sleighing party, helped with the Hi-Gob Carnival, and helped make possible a series of successful Sex Educational talks. The Junior Hi-Y has co-operated with all the other agencies in boost- ing athletics, and creating the right school spirit. Many boys have been helped materially because of the work of the Hi-Y, and the work of the club has undoubtedly been an influence for good in the community. An eiort was made in the fall and again after spring vacation to en- list as many Freshmen as possible as members because we realize that the success of next year's Junior Hi-Y will depend entirely upon this group. Giving the Freshmen a chance for expression has been the policy during the last few meetings. an 108 QS? fs, , ,X iiieai-BDDOI iii? f fx, Q pb l i Junior Orange and Black Club OFFICERS President . . . . Ruby Machamer Secretary . . . Virginia Taylor Vice President . . . Jane Borgmier Treasurer .... . Lois Holland Advisor .... . Miss Cravens MEMBERSHIP ROLL Altfilisch, Helen Coon, Dorothy Hoy, Rebecca Ridgway, Marion Anderson, Gertrude Deily, Marian Hutchison, Elizabeth Ridgway, Helen Atz, Ruth Edler, Nancy Johnson, Marcia Schofield, Margaret Balderstone, Maurica Evans, Margaret Johnson, Herma Stahl, Dorothy Bear, Virginia Fory, Catherine Lindsey, Alice Stahl, Helen Bennethum, Beryl Franz, Marie Machamer, Ruby Taylor, Irene Boland, Zita Fuss, Margaret Moren, Margaret Taylor, Virginia Borgmier, Jane Gable, Catherine Myer, Elizabeth Tscherning Dorothy Burnett, Virginia Gage, Maryetta Nee, Frances Wagner, Phyllis Burns, Betty Hadley, Elizabeth Nesbit, Leona Wallahan, Harriet Byram, Thelma Harnish, Margaret Pack, Lucille Williams, Leah Carey, Bernice Henson, Norma Penticoff, Isabel Witte, Kathryn Chitty, Lois Hoak, Pearl Perry, Lugene Yde, Edna Coomber, Geneva Holland, Lois Powers, Mary l up qi Bn , 104 :Qc s fsfxfx X ees Q gig, Junior Orange and Black Club NDER the supervision of its advisors, Miss Cravens and Miss Gile, and of its officers, Ruby Machamer, President, Jane Borgmier, Vice President, Virginia Taylor, Secretary, and Lois Holland, Treasurer, the Junior Orange and Black Club has completed a very successful year filled to the brim with activities. Beginning last September, interesting meetings were held once each month until the close of school in June. The first month the girls hiked to Krape's Park and held their meeting about a campfire, with the usual accompaniments of hot dogs and ghost stories. At the October meetings Miss Davidson spoke about the Passion Play, of Oberammergau, and later in the month the girls gave a Hallowe'en Masquerade party. November and December were devoted to charity, as the members filled several bas- kets for the poor on Thanksgiving, and on Christmas donated toys and stockings stuied full of goodies for the poor children. At the beginning of the new semester in January, a party was held to welcome the Fresh- man B Girls into the club, and Mrs. C. A. Hoefer also gave a discussion on the vital subject of Father Time. In February, a Patriotic meeting was held, at which the girls discussed their flag and their country. St. Pat- rick's Day was the occasion for a party at which the girls themselves pre- pared a banquet dinner which was served in the gaily decorated dining hall. Favors were awarded to each member and after the banquet they played games and danced in the gymnasium. At a get-to-gether meeting in April the girls played games on the big lawn at the Y after the business matters had been settled. In May the Senior and Junior Orange and Black girls gave a joint Mother's and Daughter's Banquet at the Y. W. C. A. This affair proved to be a brilliant success. The last meeting, in June, was held out doors Where the girls played games after the business had been settled. The Club undertook several, very difficult enterprises in the quest of raising money, and in the end came out with great financial success. At the annual Hi-Gob Carnival the girls put on several clever dancing stunts and received some of the proceeds from the carnival, but the biggest at- tempt to raise money, however, was in sponsoring a matinee at the Lindo Theater. The girls Worked very hard and sold over a thousand tickets for this matinee, f'The Barefoot Boy". Throughout their many and varied activities the club girls have dis- played spirit and co-operation of which any school organizaton should be proud, and have earned the name of a peppy, well organized club. 105 Latin Club 4? of 1 fs QE aaa? vue, Q 3:5 President. . . Vice President . . Ruth Andre Kathryn Babcock Howard Bennethum John Bentley Marjorie Burns Marvin Burt David Burrell Mary Carnahan Eleanor Engle Leslie Evans Dortha Fleming OFFICERS . Marvin Burt Secretary-Treasurer . Mary Carnahan . Esther Hall Advisor . . . . . . Miss Moody MEMBERSHIP ROLL Isadora Haight Edwin Hall Esther Hall Lois Hanke Richard Hayner Ozro Hill Rebecca Hoy Elizabeth Hutchison Clyde Kaiser Alice Kinney Nonie Kuehner Russell Lawson Ray Lovelace Ruby Machamer William Madden Olga Mielke Tom Moers Margaret Moren Thelma Mulnix Laura Nesemeye Dorothy Ogden Louise Packard I' Bernard Rought Mildred Schlegel Lorene Schramm Ruth Seidel Grace Sensanbaugh Louella Shouer Marion Sikes Virginia Smith Evelyn Stephan Carl Stoffragen Anna Sweeney Dorothy Franks Jack Kuehner Tom Redican Amelia Mary Younglove Viola Fry Eugene Lattig Ruth Rice qu qil924.p mm 106 Q4 a fxfxfx aaa Q 2 gig, The Latin Club HE Latin club was organized in the year 1921 for the purpose of en- couraging the study of Latin. The club continued successfully in 1923, and this year the club has proved to be a really live organiza- tion, living up to its original purpose. This year the club has been under the inspiring leadership of Miss Moody, head of the Latin Department. Miss Moody was aided by the officers elected at the first meeting, who were as follows: President, Marvin Burt, Vice President, Esther Hall, and Secretary and Treasurer, Mary Carnahan. The club was started on the year's journey early in September, when a business meeting was called and oflicers elected. The club was active in sponsoring social functions this year, as the second meeting was a party. Games were played and it was a very enjoy- able affair. The matinee dance given by the Latin and French clubs together Was a great success. At the Christmas meeting the club gave a party which was an imita- tion of the Way Cicero would spend Christmas. Presents were given to everyone and from a Christmas tree radiated the real spirit of Christmas. The May meeting was celebrated by a picnic at Krape's Park. All of these social events show that everyone attending the meetings did not fail to have a good time. ' Then of course the real purpose of the club was not neglected, and a debate was held at the December meeting: "Resolved: That Cicero was right in putting the Cataline conspirators to death." The negatives consisted of Virginia Smith and Richard Credicott, and the afhrmatives consisted of David Burrell and Mary Carnahan. The affirmative team Won. At another meeting a very interesting talk on Roman slavery Was given by Miss Guiteau. ' A Several times during the year interesting slides were shown, pertaining to the study of Latin. One set was given at a meeting and explained by Richard Credicottg another was shown in the Latin Club assembly. It has been the custom for the various departments to put on assem- blies to further the interest in the study. The Latin club not wishing to be left behind gave a very interesting assembly. Virginia Smith and Mr. Burrell gave very interesting talks, after which Marvin Burt explained some slides. P The Latin club sold "hot dogs" at the annual basket ball tournament and made enough money in this enterprise to pay for their pages in the Annual Polaris Miss Moody has been a very competent faculty advisor for the club, which is shown by the fact that the club has a very large membership this year, and also by the pep and enthusiasm with which the members have responded when asked to take part in any of the club's activities. All in all this year has been a very successful one and We hope that next year the club will continue its prosperous course. We think that the club has lived up to its purpose of furthering the study of Latin and also that the social side has not been neglected and all the members have en- joyed the year. r'-Eg? 9124 JM Q 5 ff f fs QQQZQQDOLAIQIS fig' sig-2 ff, Q 3:5 Le Cercle Francois President . . . Vice President . OFFICERS Mary Ellen Manion Secretary-Treasurer . . . George Keck David Burrell Advisor ..... Miss Constantine MEMBERSHIP ROLL Marjorie Burns Margaret Fleischer Nonie Kuehner John Blackmore Charles Furst Clarence Lied David Burrell Verna Grimm Mary Ellen Manion Betty Brokhausen Rebecca Hoy Margaret Moren Bernard Burkhard Lois Hanke Evelyn Nelson Alma Bennehoff Devore Hitchner Russell Nesemeier Beryl Bennethum Edwin Hall Leona Nesbit Mary Carnahan Esther Hall Dorothy Ogden Kenneth Clark Wilbur Hershey Dorothy Phillips Robert Dorman Isadora Haight Louise Packard Roberta Emrich George Keck Lucille Packs Russell Frankeberger Amy Kramer William Ridgway Irene Kramer Eleanor Richter Virginia Rotzler Helen Ridgway Ruth Rice Theodore Schleuning Charles Stone John Swartz Louella Shouers Virginia Smith Esther Volkers Jack Wilson Leslie Wilson Florence Wadleigh no Mm Cin up mvk 108 4535735 iii? fs X JN Q 5 Bib, .O. A -llllwl Lywwx 1 i, I lfllwglll llllllllll Lie.. llwll Le Cercle Francois N September a small group of French students met in Miss Constantine's room and formed Le Cercle Francois. The purpose of Le Cercle is to show the distinctly social side of French. By having meetings outside of class time We had time to give French plays, and to study topics we would not have time for in class. The requisite for membership is that the student must have successfully finished one semester of French. At first We had two social meetings a month, but later this was changed to one luncheon at noon and one business meeting fifth hour. The luncheon at noon proved very successful because more members found it possible to be present. Miss N ormile served excellent lunches, and every- one, including Bill Ridgway, had enough to eat. At diferent meetings three one-act plays were given in French, Which were very Well acted and very enjoyable. At one meeting Charles Furst gave an illustrated talk on his trip through France, Which of course, interested us very much. At another meeting Miss Davidson talked on "Oberammergau and the French." She told us many things about the people of this province, their customs and dress. She also told us about the people of Paris, their meals, which are quite different from ours, and a great many other interesting thingsg so, you see, at every meeting We learned something about France or the French language. In February the beginning French class was admitted to Le Cercle and swelled the number of members considerably. At the last meeting our outdoor picnic was held. Everyone was sorry that the year had ended because We had had such a good time during the year. Officers during the last year were: President, Mary Ellen Maniong Vice President, David Burrell g Secretary-Treasurer, George Keckg Advisor, Miss Constantine. - 109 4 mfg E ff f fx Qiea5QpDOL'ADISfg?g 55-2 v f f Q agp Spanish Club President . . . Vice President . Kenneth Boyer Lorena Balles Churchill Bangs Myrtle Byas Donald Bennett Raymond Cram Richard Credicott Eileen Cahill Colin Diefenthaler OFFICERS Richard Credicott Secretary-Treasurer . David McNary Advisor .... MEMBERSHIP ROLL Viola Fry Mervin Gill Maryetta Gage Wilbur Garman John Gilbert William Hadley Mervin Hasselman Esther Hall Jack KauHman Jack Kuehner Nonie Kuehner Ralph Kachelhoifer William Lambert Marsden Miller Vades Mellom Roberta McLees David McNary Fred Montiegel Kenneth Madden . . Eileen Cahill Miss Constantine Ralph Putnam Charles Pack Henry Raepple Kenneth Schultz Fred Sieck Gerald Sheridan Lucille Shepley Maxwell Taylor Goldye Timms D0 AW qi up k Mw Q 2 fxfxfx sees fvvvs Q 5 gig. The Spanish Club HE Spanish Club or El Circulo Castellano Was organized last fall by the advanced Spanish class. Its membership is limited to students who have successfully finished one semester of Spanish. g The purpose of the club is threefold: to create further interest in Spanish, to converse in Spanish at the meetings, and to further a friendly feeling among the members of the club by introducing the social element. The advanced students in Spanish were hosts to the beginning class at a luncheon a short time after the club was organized. A very interest- ing program had been prepared, part of which Was the Spanish Play-El creado Astuto. The cast consisted of Goldye Timms, Churchill Bangs and Fred Montiegel. Later in the year, this play Was given before the assembly. ' The success of El Circulo Castellano Was largely due to the co-opera- tion of the members with the president, Richard Credicott, and with the faculty advisor, Miss Constantine. The oflicers of the club were elected early in the year and were as follows: Richard Credicott, President 3 David McNary, Vice President, Eileen Cahill, Secretary and Treasurer. In April a sandwich sale was sponsored, and the proceeds were used to pay the expenses of the pages in the Polaris. A picnic, given in May, very succesfully ended the initial year of this club. 111 ,Zig Qs? ff f fs ease -if iii-2 vs, , ggi? E i ' Honor Society n l OFFICERS A President . . . . . Marvin Burt Secretary ..... ,William Thomas ,Vice President . . . . Jack Wilson Treasurer . . Prof. L. E. Mensenkamp Advisor . . Prof. L. E. Mensenkamp MEMBERSHIP ROLL Ruth Andre Marvin Burt Isadora Haight Charles Richards Milton Babcock Esther Buterbaugh Francis Heinen Eleanor Richter Churchill Bangs Eileen Cahill Elizabeth Johnston William Steffen Howard Bennethum Richard Credicott Nonie Kuehner William Thomas David Burrell Vernon Fry Mary Ellen Manion Jack Wilson Viola Fry Foy Matter .S- llhgymll Illvllll mu Ill'-lil' nj: MM wk Qu up mm 112 4 3 JQFJYS ii? 'X X Us Q agp, I Honor Society . . . WO years ago there was organized in this school the Freeport Chapter of the National Honor Society. This society, conforming to the re- quirements in the constitution of the National Honor Society, was or- ganized to "create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in stu- dents of the American Secondary Schools." Members of the society are elected by a faculty committee consisting of Mr. Fulwider and four other members of the faculty. To become a member one must stand out among the students for four essential qualities: that is, election to membership is based on one's scholarship, leadership, character, and service. To meet the scholarship requirement a student's average for all four years must be in the first quarter of the class. To qualify for leadership and service the student must be a leader in school activities. A person cannot become a member by his high scholarship alone, but must also meet the three other require- ments. Membership includes active students and graduates, the graduates having no vote at meetings of the society. If an active member falls be- low the standards of entrance, he may be dropped from membership until he shall redeem himself by again meeting the requirements. Although this society is yet comparatively new, a great deal of inter- est is manifest and eagerness to become a member is being shown by the students. The idea of an all-round education is becoming more fully realized. The Society sponsored an assembly at which Mr. Maurer, President of Beloit College, gave a very interesting talk. Mr. Mensenkamp, Treasurer, presented the club pins. The following Seniors are members of the society: President, Marvin Burt, Vice President, Jack Wilson, Secretary, William Thomas, Treasurer, Prof. L. E. Mensenkamp, Howard Bennethum, Richard Credicott, Viola Fry, Isadora Haight, Nonie Kuehner, Mary Ellen Manion, William Steffen, Churchill Bangs, and Charles Richards. The Seniors who were elected to membership during their Junior years are: Ruth Andre, Milton Babcock, Esther Buterbaugh, Francis Heinen, Jack Wilson. The Juniors elected this year are: Eileen Cahill, Elizabeth Johnston, Eleanor Richter, Foy Matter, David Burrell, Vernon Fry. ' 113 A ,gm s ff f fs Qi? v f f Q 2:5 Cramberries Club OFFICERS President . . . . Grace Sensanbaugh Advisor. - - -Miss Hancflcls Hazel Alberts Ruth Andre Betty Brokhausen Marjorie Burns Esther Buterbaugh Cleo Conter Loretta Corman Gwendolyn Cunningham MEMBERSHIP ROLL Viola Fry Isadora Haight Iola Ickes Florence Jaeger Myrtle Kappes Marion Keehn Twyla Keister Mary Ellen Manion Roberta McLees Ogla Mielke Rubye Mitchell Thelma Mulnix Evelyn Nelson Dorothy Ogden Louise Packard Virginia Rotzler Arline Ruthe Mildred Schlegel Grace Sensanbaugh Clarice Sites Kathryn Sluiter Melba Vail Esther Volkers Florence Wadleigh Vivian Youngblood no qu 192453, MA Q35 4S?Q7Y+ sea fs X X N 4 s gig, 4 Cramberries Club History HE Girls' honorary Literary Society, the Cramberries Club, has been an import- ant factor this year in the social and educational life of the Senior girls. The purpose of the Cramberries Club is to develop an appreciation of literature, to stimulate literary endeavors, and to foster a spirit of friendliness among the girls of the Senior Class. Another purpose, not listed in the constitution, but nevertheless firmly fixed in the minds of the members is to establish this society as a permanent institution in the school life of F. H. S. To bring this about, they have presented an Honor Scroll, on which is inscribed the name of the girl who has during the year done most to enable the society to realize its goal. This girl is chosen by a new method, in which club achievement is rewarded by points. Each year the name of the girl re- ceiving the highest number of points will be inscribed on the Honor Scroll. Thus an inspiration is given to the girls to participate in the work of the club. Certain activi- ties which will become school traditions have been established. The club was organized early in September, and Miss Hancock was unanimously chosen by the girls as advisor. The first meeting, in the form of a hallowe'en party, started off with a bang. This spooky meeting, with Uliterary shades" as guests, was made colorful by readings from Poe, Irving, and Hawthorne, and lighted pumpkins. Such was the fitting and delightful introduction to the work of the year! But to have a truly successful club, it must be strong financially. Therefore, the girls sold hot-dog sandwiches at the Joliet game with such success that the society was practically financed for the remainder of the year. Even Charlie Cross admitted We were good salesmen. The Thanksgiving meeting was given over to the study of Longfellow. The month of November was also noted for the Book Drive, to which the girls of the Cramberries, realizing that successful literary pursuits demand a good library, donated approxi- mately 200 books. The month of Christmas is a fair page in this History. The regular meeting was a red letter day, with the program including two plays, one of which was also given before the assembly. The faculty members were guests of the club. Then there was that Christmas party at the County Farm! Eight carloads of Cram- berries went out to act as hostesses and to present a program, and fruit was taken to the people of the Farm. This philanthropic activity was of inestimable value to the club, insured a happy Christmas to the unfortunate, and established a worthy pre- cedent for other years to come. The long dreary days of January were made bright by the Whittier meeting and the dramatization of Maud Muller. And now we come to February! Who will ever forget that wonderful St. Valen- tineis Party? Here our society proved that its successes in literary study, financial endeavors, book drives, and philanthropic enterprises could find a peer in its social con- tributions to the school. The Cramberries and the boys who were their guests passed a delightful evening of dancing, games, and novelties from the choosing of the King and Queen of Hearts to the Valentine refreshments to be had. The St. Patrick's tea, an annual affair, was the occasion for inviting Junior girls eligible to the club membership, and for studying particularly the literature to which Freeport, has contributed. c With the coming of spring's happy dreams the thoughts of the Cramberries turned to the American drama for inspiration and "The Maker of Dreams," was dramatized. The crowning glory of this year for the Cramberries Club was the May Breakfast held one bright morning at the Y. W. C. A. Here the installation ceremony was held, the Honor Scroll was awarded: the business of the year was finished, the girls of '24 gave the work of Cramberries-with all its privileges and responsibilities-over to the Seniors of '25, iV AVW qu ujo DH 115 ' U + ,fm Q F ff f fx iii-2 4-sesawew Q 333. Radio Club OFFICERS President .... Howard Bennethum Secretary-Treasurer . Vice President . . . George Keck Faculty Advlsor . George Allen Howard Bennethum Bernard Burkhart David Burrell Waldemar Bury Raymond Cram Edward Credicott Richard Credicott MEMBERSHIP ROLL Charles Furst Hilton Graham Richard Hayner Paul Hirst Devore Hitchner Hazen Hunter George Keck Alvin Lawver Rowland Lawver Ray Lovelace William Madden Richard Malone Wilburt Martin David McNary Robert Moren Maurice Penticoff John Pera . Charles Furst . . Mr, Lottes William Place Robert Prescott Henry Raepple Tom Redican William Ridgway Joe Shelly Roger Wheeland Winston Meyers D0 qi 1924.19 MA MVK 116 n .QQ 5 fxfxfifsi sie X vw Q ala, Radio Club HE Radio Club was organized early in the year for the purpose of promoting interest in the new science and to make possible a study of the latest developments and theories of radio. The club is com- posed of all High School students and alumni who are interested in radio and who own receiving sets. . Mr. Lottes, instructor of physics, was the faculty advisor and under his direction the club had a very successful season. At an early meeting the members of the club elected as officers: Howard Bennethum, President, George Keck, Vice President, and Charles Furst, Secretary and Treasurer. At the same meeting the constitution was drawn up and adopted. The club meetings held every other Thursday in the physics labora- tory of the high school were conducted in a very satisfactory manner. At each meeting a member of the club presented a previously assigned phase of the subject. During the season the club studied simple and com- plicated circuits, condensors, detectors and amplifiers. William Ridgway explained the ultra-audion circuit which is probably one of the most important of the simple hook-ups, at the second meeting of the year. Winston Meyers, discussed the complex super-hetrodyne circuit. Later, Waldemar Bury gave a very interesting talk on the con- struction and operation of vacuum tubes. Joe Shelly demonstrated and explained his nutrodyne set and entertained the members with a radio concert. With the present body of members as a nucleus, the club intends greatly to enlarge the membership and to sponsor an even more extensive program next year than that of the past season has been. Ever since the origin of the club, about five years ago, it has become decidedly larger and more important and the interest toward the discussions and studies has steadily advanced. ' 117 A Weekly Polaris 47 of f fx Qiiseippol-131218 52-2 f fn gags THE POLARIS STAFF t Editors .... .......... M arvin Burt, William Steffen Assistant Editors . . . David Burrell, Ruth Andre, Viola Fry Business Manager . ...... Howard Bennethum Assistant Manager . . . . Bernard Rought Organization Editor . ............. Iola Ickes Assistants .... . Eleanor Richter, David McNary, Charles Furst Social Editor . . ........... Virginia Smith Assistant . . . Jane Borgmier Athletic Editor . ......... Fred Montiegel Faculty Advisors . ....... Miss Bryant, Miss Cravens, Mr. Trever Editorial Staff . . . . William Steffen, Marvin Burt, David Burrell, Iola Ickes lnquiring Reporter . . .............. Richard Credicott i ,WA . .D. W N 'll Ilbllllg ' Illxl 'I U llll lmwlll up MA qu 118 4 3 fxfxfif ess f- - - - c 2 gig, The High School Paper UE to the initiative of three boys in this year's Senior Class, Free- port High School again has a school newspaper, after a lapse of sev- eral years, during which time printing was suspended, due to its high cost. These three boys, Howard Bennethum, Marvin Burt, and William Steffen completed plans for organizing the present paper, "THE POLARIS", early in September, after having first secured bids from sev- eral printers and a substantial amount of advertising from the business men of the city to finance the proposed project. Their plans were sub- mitted to, and approved by Mr. Fulwider, who gave his support to the enterprise. He organized the staff as it appears below, and helped to start the new publication on its way to success. Three faculty members, Miss Bryant, Miss Cravens, and Mr. Davies were appointed to supervise publications. They were experienced news writers and were greatly responsible for the high journalistic standards which have been maintained by the Weekly Polaris throughout the year. The Polaris endeavored to be representative of the entire school by recording the activities of the clubs and classes, advertising coming events, and keeping the school acquainted with the activities of the neighboring high schools. One of the most exciting events in the paper's short history was the publication of the "Football Special", a real newspaper extra, celebrating the great victory over Rockford on the gridiron. This special was issued on the Monday after the game, thus requiring hard work on the part of the Athletic department, the editorial staff, and the printers, the H. J. Straub Company. The Polaris has been sent to several leading colleges and universities for criticism and has been ranked among the best of the high school papers in the state for journalistic excellence. ' 119 ig 2 Q22 avasaea-S. Q 3:5 Visual Education Committee Motion Pictures MONG the programs given at high school during the last year, the motion pictures were no doubt the most interesting. The motion picture machine is a valuable asset to the school both from the stand- point of education and entertainment. The programs for this year have been exceptionally interesting. "Making of Glass", "The Use of Water", "The Working of an Electric Meter" were a few of the excellent educational pictures shown. "Round The World With The Speejacksf' presented in serial form aroused a great deal of interest among the student body. Several news and sport reels were also shown on various occasions. Much credit for the splendid pictures shown this year is due to the untiring eiorts of Mr. Lottes and the Visual Education Committee. Mr. Lottes has worked unceasingly throughout the year to secure good pic- tures for the High School. The committee composed of George Keck, chairman, Twyla Keister, secretary, and David McNary, did their best to secure pictures which would be both educational and interesting. The mechanical end of the work was attended to by Klein Bardell, I. A. T. S. E. No. 207, and William Ridgway, and they are to be complimented on the excellent way in which the pictures were shown. These students are to be commended on their work and enthusiasm in promoting visual educa- tion in Freeport High School. ' Not only were the pictures shown at High School, but the operators took the machine and pictures and visited the grade schools of Freeport. The machine was also used in several of the smaller nearby towns. Collections were taken at each entertainment to defray the expenses and the amounts of the collections showed that the students were enjoy- ing the pictures very much. Freeport High School students should appreciate the fact that they are attending a school where they can receive the benefits derived from educational motion pictures. HD V 120 4 a ffsfs X sees 4 gig, Annual Book Drive "Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow"-and the question is asked-"How does our library grow ?" Well, it doesn't grow, "with silver bells and cockle shells," but through the earnest efforts of our students. As usual this year we put on a drive for books. It lasted one week and the whole school participated. Each class was eager to bring in the most books and competition was keen. The Freshmen won by a margin of almost 500 books more than any other class. The drive brought into the library over 1,500 books this year, more books than have ever before been turned in at any one time. Among the books were many histories, collections of poems, biographies, books on the outside reading list, and books of general educational value. The following complete sets just re- ceived will prove of service in the work of the library: With the World's Great Travelers, 8 vols. A Cooper, complete works, 10 vols. History of the World's War, 7 vols. Irving, complete works, 15 vols. Poe, complete works, 5 vols. Dickens, complete works, 6 vols. American Authors, 12 vols. History of English and American Literature, 10 vols. Feeling that some students might not be able to obtain books and wishing to give every one a chance to contribute, paper was collected. Again the fighting Freshmen won with 3,448 pounds of the 5,086 pounds of paper that was turned in. This was sold and the proceeds used to buy new books. Fifteen hundred new books of course change the appearance of any small library and the school library was indeed changed. The entire end of the room has new cases and we begin to feel as crowded as the rest of the school, but many more books must be added and we shall find some way to care for them. o 121 g 'i Q E fvsavs eisgsfgppol-131218 QE aes? ff, Q 323. Society June 13, 1924. Dear Diary: What a year this has been! There have been more parties and activi- ties this year than ever before. Each club, and there were a great many of them, gave innumerable parties and dances. And those other parties which included most of the school-we had such a good time that I want to remember them in the order in which they came. The first was the Senior Reception at which the Seniors welcomed the Freshmen to F. H. S. There was an atmosphere of gaiety which made the Freshmen feel quite at home in their new surroundings. There was a program in the assembly, and then dancing and games and eats. Both Freshmen and Seniors joined in the merry making and there was not one who was not sorry when the time came to go home. Next came the Football Banquet. tThe Juniors certainly had a hard time making their banquet better. The members of the Booster Club worked untiringly to raise money for the banquet and they may well be proud of the result. The favors were miniature footballs with candy in them and orange and black ribbons on them. After the banquet there were interesting toasts and speeches, and then Jack Kauffman presented to the holders of the lucky numbers, valuable prizes. This was followed by several hours dancing in the ballroom. The students and teachers who attended this banquet will remember it forever. The Juniors may well be proud of their Junior party-The side shows, the vaudeville, the eats, the dancing, and many other attractions made one evening too short to crowd in the fun. This year the following committee, Richard Credicott, Marvin Burt, Howard Bennethum, Karl Jaeger ,and Miss Stewart, Chief Chaperone, as a financial aid to the Weekly Polaris, sponsored a series of Mixer Dances. Two orchestras containing the best talent in school were organized. The personnel of the Snappy Syncopators was as follows: Miss Van Kessel, piano, Karl Jaeger, sax, Foy Robert Matter, violin, and Robert Fisher, cornet. The Foxtrot Four was composed of Lorena Balles, piano, Gerald Whitford, sax, Devore Hitchner, cornet, and Paul Johnson, violin. Fifteen cents admission was charged and the dances were a huge success, both from the financial and social standpoints. The Freshmen, decided to have a little fun among themselves, since their older brothers and sisters Were having so many parties. So they had a party. The committees were-Entertainment, Ruth Wilson, Chair- man, Dorothy Blackmore, John Manion, Joe Shelley, and Alice Jephson, Eats, Thelma Byrem, Chairman, Beatrice Dawson, Dale Fair, Victor Lamm, and Hilda Hirshbrunner. These committees speak for themselves. and I know you will believe me, Diary, when I say that these Freshmen are going to make a wonderful success of their four years in old F. H. S. The Pep Club gave a basketball banquet late in April and the boys who were fortunate enough to be eligible for this banquet were the envy of the school. Then came the crowning social event of the year-the Junior Senior Banquet. The toasts were very impressive and the farewell song made the Seniors a little sad, of course, but afterwards, all sadness was for- gotten in the evening of dancing and fun which followed. Oh, Diary, I'm so glad I've written this in here, because I never want to forget a single party of my last wonderful year at F. H. S. nn 122 A X, f f l L fix ff Z Ill D A D flaw Ql Mx ll Qi 2 ,Q lillgfff i si ll' en O' Ck' HE art of speaking in public in such a man- ner as to convince and persuade was one of the first to be developed to comparative per- fection. There is no effort of the human mind which demands a rarer combination of faculties than does oratory in its loftiest flights, so there is no human effort which is rewarded with more im- mediate or dazzling triumphs. The orator is not compelled to wait through long and weary years to reap the reward of his labor. His triumphs are instantaneous, they follow his eEorts as the thunder peal follows the lightning flash. While he is in the very act of forming his sen- tences, his triumph is reflected from the coun- P tenances of his hearers and is sounded from their Coach: Karl Trevel. lips. To stand up before a vast assembly com- posed of men of the most various calling, views, passions, and prejudices, and mould them at will, is perhaps the greatest triumph of which the hu- man mind is capable. Oratory is fed by the vices and misfortunes of society. Long periods of peace and prosperity, which quicken the growth of other arts, are in some respects fatal to it. Its element is the whirlwind and the storm, and when society is upheaved to its foundations, when the moral and political darkness is thickest, it shines forth with the greatest splendor. As Tacitus has observed, "peace, no doubt, is preferable to warg but it is the latter only that forms the soldier." It is just the same with eloquence, the oftener she enters the field of battle, the more wounds she gives and receives, the more powerful the adversary with which she contends 3-so much the more enobled she appears in the eye of mankind More than all others, "character" is an important factor in modern eloquence. It is his virtues, his stability, his known zeal for the right and the true, that, quite as much as the magnetism of his looks, his siren voice, his graces of address, and electric periods, must win for the orator, atten- tion and confidence now. It is the man behind the words that must give them momentum and projectile force. The .impression which every speaker makes on his fellows, is the moral resultant, not only of what he says, but of all that he has grown up to beg of his manhood, weak or strong. sterling or counterfeit. If his youth and manhood have been spent in truth-seeking, his influence will be greater over his listeners. To Truth's house there is a single door, Which is Experience. He teaches best, Who feels the hearts of all men in his breast, And knows their strength or weakness through his own. --Bayard Taylor. It is in this section of our book that we gladly record the accomplish-- ments of a most successful year of oratory and debate. 4:4 5 ffgfg X ease fs vs 4: . V 123 ' Senior Oratorical Contest 4:3 ff f fs QQQQJTQDOI-AAIQISQT5 aaa-2 wx: gags Cora Bloom Grace Sensanbaugh Maud Soladay HE Senior Oratorical Contest, which was held May 29, was in many respects unique, and it aroused interest throughout Stephenson County. Some weeks before the final contest every member of the Senior Class, as part of his class Work in Senior English and in United States History, Wrote a thousand word oration on some phase of the Amer- ican Constitution. After a careful examination of these orations by the teachers of Senior English, thirty-one prize orations were chosen, the Writers of which were subjected to a further tryout for stage delivery, on April 25, before a group of faculty judges. Six winners qualified for places in the final contest: Maud Soladay, Cora Bloom, Grace Sensanbaugh, Russell Barrett, Francis Heinen, and Milton Babcock. The Writers of prize orations, in addition to the above winners Were: Clyde Kaiser Willard Hiatt Margaret Sauer William Thomas Martha Erickson Thelma Mulnix Mary Carnahan Raymond Lamm William Steffen Esther Buterbaugh Churchill Bangs Marvin Burt Gladys Carpenter Jack Kauffman Betty Brokhausen Fred Montiegel Kenneth Osterberg Arthur Jenner Charles Richards Goldye Timms Louise Raymer Viola Fry Iola Ickes Amy Kramer Marvin Guth .o. A Francis Heinen Russell Barrett Milton Babcock 'il x well lumix! 4mu 010 qu wW 124 :Ewa XXXXTX x 4:29 Q gig, .D, lm ulll lil 'il l ll lpll all lililfggs llllllllul LEGO Sophomore Cratorical Contest HE Sophomores held their Oratorical Contest in the high school audi- T torium on the evening of December 19, 1923. On account of the speaking ability, and the number of speakers in the contest, the competition was keen, making it diiiicult for the judges to select winners. First places were won by John Graham, and Vades Mellom, second places were awarded to Harry Wurtzel, and Elizabeth Hadley. Maurice McClanathan, Vice-President of the Sophomore class, pref sided as chairman during the evening. The judges were Mrs. Frederick Wagner, Mr. George Wheat, Mr. L. A. Jayne. Music-Piano Trio . . . Donald Bennett, Russell Borchers, Morse Laible Revolutionary War Address ........... David McNary The Return of Regulus . The Sacrifice that Failed . The Vision of Warfare . Music-Vocal Solo . . . How the Church was Made The Coming of the Swan . The Lost Word .... The Soul of the Violin . . Music-Vocal Solo . . John Graham . . Edwin Hall . . Harry Wurtzel Elizabeth Anderson . . . Zita Boland . Vades Mellom . Elizabeth Hadley Elizabeth Wiedenhoif Elizabeth Anderson an ,Qin Qs? fx, , ,X Q25 QQ? v , , 6553, i Debate , X f iff Vernon Fry Karl Fuss Wilbur Garrnan .3. liiwl M Marvin Burt Howard Bennethum William Steffen W QQ EQ 126 153623 Xfxfx X eggs fvsfvs Q 5 gig, .D. iiiiiiir' iilm HI lmlllii Wg: illifiiyli LEED Oratory and Debate EBATE is no longer a stranger in Freeport High School. Since its rebirth last year, it has gained prominence and favor as an extra curricula activity that develops the mental powers together with the vocal organs. Two debate teams were organized under the instruction of Mr. Trever, who, himself, is an orator and debater of exceptional ability. The negative team consisted of William Steffen, Howard Bennethum, and Marvin Burt, these debaters had had experience from the previous year. The affirm- ative team consisted of Vernon Fry, Wilbur Garman, and Karl Fuss, all of whom were forceful speakers. The team entered the Illinois High School Debating League, which was composed of the largest and strongest schools in the state. This league operated on the elimination basis-the winning team continuing to debate until the final round for state championship, which was to be held at Champaign. The question debated by the teams in the league was, 'iResolved, that immigration into the United States should be prohibited for a period of three years." S Both teams labored diligently for nearly two months in preparation for their first debate, which was scheduled with Galena for March 10. Galena, however, forfeited both debates to Freeport-thus we scored our first victory in the Debating League. Our next debate, on April 11, was a triangular argument between Elmhurst, Waukegan, and Freeport-the negative team traveling. Both Freeport teams were eliminated by a 2 to 1 margin-Elmhurst defeating our negative and Waukegan, the affirmative. Our affirmative team had well iplanned constructive argumentsg but the Waukegan boys were more experienced and, therefore, better in delivery. ' Much credit is due to the six boys and their coach for the efforts they put forth in trying to uphold the honor of Freeport High School in debate. 127 I X ,X giigfsfuazp ' D OLADIS QE gg? MM , 7 .DQ N Q Mn A MA 2 A 4 Wu -41332 ww' INN ,, mm 128 -45625 fxfxfifs ees A4566 Q 2 gli, -0. l'ii'f'l'l 'Ui w ii 'Ml' filirifgf Wil LFE, i x X ? fig X lt: I, ,. F ,. N r .. ll 'Q 2. f If I, if 'X .X 1 ji. Q, . ' .pm v J' 'V' , 5,5 1 94 . 5,5 V ai, Review of Drama HE second flash of the footlights lit up the first act of "Friendly Enemies" on March 20. Russell Barrett and Mervin Hasselman de- picted the characters of typical Germans in their speech and actions. They were truly artists in their parts. Esther Buterloaugh took her part of a faithful German wife with a realism that marked her as one of the stars in the history of high school dramatics. Roberta Emrich and Charles Richards were a good pair of lovers and Charles' song of America produced a fine dramatic ending. Jack Kauffman as the "villain" did a strong piece of acting. Dorothy Ogden had a minor part but portrayed it in a real stage manner. Clyde Kaiser as the newsboy, Maxwell Taylor, Melvin Mitchell, as secret service men only appeared for a moment, but convinced the audience of their good stage appearance. The play was a Wonderful success and much credit goes to Miss Clara Ryan, the director. The third footlight flash opened on the first act of "Green Stockings" on the night of May, 8. Eileen Cahill, as Celia Faraday, an old maid of an English family, took her part in a truly convincing manner. She was quite a lovable minx. Her sisters Margaret Fleischer, Virginia Smith, and Gladys Stieneke, acted like sisters in real life. James Richards as Colonel Smith was a truly remarkable presentation. Vernon Fry was a good father to his four daughters. James Pollock, Charles Young, Russell Law- son, David Burrell were splendid young men and finished actors. Betty Kuntz and Waldemar Bury were exceptionally pleasing in their comedy parts. The Juniors should be proud of their fine production. 129 I' 1' Y .1 U Q A a 5 .n 3 S xg U va E-5 2 cv mee: ug S NELE 'EQ '1 EN zn m 1- 'En fax .ua s. 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W m gif'-s'g.go m Q2 mga? : NS M 5 22 if Eu KME S.: E H hh Cass-4,9 w ucv .U 2: 'AEE -is .,- ue Qmowixzvw Z Qhguuuwwfp QM ms-23222,-1 imidb. iiigwc-,Qm Ecaimwbggmwsat Q35-EE 5552 t 3 w5Ef5,g3w 2 Ei E Piimszhiz : -,M 2 ligdpw 4 '55 if EEE 5-4 . E of Qwgcu-Wg Q9,:+-'33 P255-2 UFS: Q Owns' was-1 Nw U"""U an N" 'U P':,:,'6gN,:,,'5-ami'-EESQE -H wx-...Q N.-II.-. in 2322-3 Q 06 -QM 4-VII m:5'5zgggi-5? ,D Lf Eigzii 3412 he 4 2 ffwx X 4:29 Q gig, "Kathleen" HE footlights of 1923 flashed. for the last time upon the Hnale of "Kathleen," John Baker, as Michael Flynn, was the wealthiest citizen of Flynnville. He had planned that his ward Kathleen, played by Nonie Kuehner, should marry Ned Rollingstone, Jack Kauffman, the son of a wealthy oil speculator. Michael's God is the almighty dollar and he does not concern himself with the God of Love. Kathleen has already given her affections to Jimmie Stanton, played by Charles Richards, poor in worldly possessions but rich in love. Upon Ned's return from college Lady Fate steps in and causes more excitement than does the checker contest staged by Lem Underduck and Teckley Bramble in front of Hans Swindler's general store. It was even more exciting than when Arabella Wilkins distributes the mail. These humorous characters were portrayed by Karl Jaeger,' Roger Wheeland, Russell Borchers and Elizabeth John- ston. Lady Fate brings along a friend known as temptation to foil the plans of Michael. Temptation whispers in Ned's ear of the sum of money in Hans' open safe. Hans discovers his loss. Lem is put upon the thief's trail. Arabella has a distrust of Lem's powers of deteckatin' and sets about to catch the thief. Michael forces Kathleen to consent to an en- gagement with Ned and he announces a party for them. Jimmie is accused of being the thief, but Fate showed her head. At the engagement party Arabella discloses the name ofthe real thief g however Ned escapes. Flossie Neverset, played by Elizabeth Anderson, the town vamp, discovers the fickleness of men and swears off. Jimmie is restored to Kathleen, Arabella and Lem are united, and life in the village flows smoothly ownward. The operetta proved to be the most enjoyable and best acted of the many which have been presented. THE CAST Lem Underduck ..... . . Karl Jaeger Teckley Bramble Roger Wheeland Michael Flynn . John Baker Jimmie Stanton Charles Richards Flossie Neverset Elizabeth Anderson Ned Rollingstone . Jack Kauffman Kathleen . . . Nonie Kuehner Hans Swindler Russell Borchers Arabella Wilkins Elizabeth Johnston Butler . . . . . Joe Straub 00 131 'ig Q 2 AA-AA QQQQFQQDOLADIS QE aaa-2 www Q afg- "Fricndly Enemies" HE Senior Class Play, "Friendly Enemies" was presented at the Ger- mania Theatre, March 20 and 21, under the direction of Miss Clara Ryan. The cast was as follows: Karl Pfeiffer .... , ..... . . Russell Barrett Marie Pfeiffer . . Esther Buterbaugh William Pfeiffer . . . Charles' Richards Henry Block . . . Mervin Hasselman June Block . . . . . Roberta Emrich Walter Stewart . . . Jack Kauffman Nora ...... ....... D orothy Ogden Newsboy .... ........ C lyde Kaiser Secret Service Men ........ Maxwell Taylor, Melvin Mitchell Marie Pfeiffer, her son William, his fiancee, June Block and her father, Henry Block, have upon their shoulders the very hard task of brushing aside Karl Pfeiffer's rosy dreams of the greatness of his beloved Father- land, Germany. The World War had begun and William had joined the American forces. Karl does not know he is a soldier. Henry Block and Karl have many quarrels over the war and Henry tries to tell Karl of the enlistment of his only son. Marie and June have already failed in the task. Karl and Henry engage in a quarrel, but Karl remains ignorant of Henry's secret. William's regiment is soon to sail, and the unwelcome news is told by him to Karl. In the meantime, Karl has given fifty thousand dollars to the German Spy, Walter Stewart. William and June are married before the ship sails. Karl will have nothing to do with his family or friends be- cause they deceived him. Walter Stewart uses part of Karl's money for bombs to sink the ship which carries William. The news of the sinking of a transport is brought to Karl's notice. At last he realizes the false po- sition in which his Fatherland had placed him. Henry and Karl trap the spy, and two secret service men take him away. William was saved and comes back to ga happy reunion with his now thoroughly loyal father. mWgf..l 132 "Green Stockings" "Green Stockingsn, the Junior Class Play, was given at the Germania Theatre, May 8 and 9. It was produced under the capable direction of Miss Bryant and Miss Cravens. THE CAST Admiral Grice William Faraday Colonel Smith . Robert Tarver Henry Steele . James Rawleigh Martin . . . Celia Faraday Madge . . . Evelyn . . . Phyllis ................ Ma James Pollock . Vernon Fry James Richards Charles Young Russell Lawson David Burrell Waldemar Bury . Eileen Cahill Virginia Smith Gladys Stieneke rgaret Fleischer Mrs. Chrisholm Faraday ............. Betty Kuntz 'There is a tradition in England that the unmarried sister of a family should wear green stockings at the wedding of her sisters. Celia Faraday is one of those sisters of a family of four who has not married. Her two sisters Madge and Evelyn have been married and she had to wear green stockings. Phyllis the youngest is engaged and the family are pitying Celia. Celia has been away at a week-end party and comes home to tell of her engagement to a ficticious Colonel Smith. The family are elated. She writes a love letter and it is sent to a Colonel Smith in Africa. Upon receiving it he goes to England and surprises Celia and her family. He poses as a friend of Colonel Smith whom Celia had to marry in order to get out of her predicament. She has taken her aunt, Mrs. Faraday, into her confidence. The whole farce turns out well and Celia an- nounces she is going to America with her aunt. Colonel Smith has fallen in love with her and tells her so just before she leaves. 133 'ig Q s 45-Q 6X QQQEJTQDOLADIS ee? vsf, Q sip Minor Dramatics , "Cendrillon," an adaptation of Cinderella, was put on by the advanced members of Miss Constantine's French classes on February 5, 1924. It was a clever presentation of that well known fairy myth. Miss Betty Brokhausen was a delightful Cinderella and her two sisters, Dorothy Ogden and Virginia Smith, carried off their hateful parts in a convincing manner. The good fairy, Mary Ellen Manion, with the aid of an Airedale dog, managed her transformation of Cinderella, the mice, and the pumpkin with considerable ease. Then Cinderella went to the ball. There, of course, she met her handsome prince,David Burrell. All wouuld have gone well but she forgot the fairy's warning and lost a slipper. The prince's page,Charles Furst, locates her and puts the slipper on. Then followed a happy French finis. On March 4, 1924, the beginners in French produced "Pan Pan," a novel shopping expedition. The part of the merchant was ably portrayed by Devore Hitchner. The buyer, John Schwartz, and his sister, Lucille Pack, wanted to purchase on animal. It was an amusing farce and did credit to the beginning classes. "The Pot Boilers" was a thirty minute sketch given for the purpose of raising funds for the football banquet. It was directed by John Davies of the public speaking classes. Those who took part were Sud, a success- ful playwright, Fred Montiegel, Woodbe, an amateur playwright, Jay Pol- lock, Miss Ivory, the heroine, Esther Buterbaugh, Mrs. Pencil, the vam- pire, Roberta Emrich, Mr. Inkwell, the villian, John Baker, Mr. Ruler, the hero, Jack Wilson, and Mr. Ivory, a financier, Francis Heinen. It was given before the assembly and at the Lindo Theatre. "In Magna Urbe", Cln a Great Cityj, was given by Miss Moody's Caesar class. A nobleman's children were going to visit their father in Rome. Along' the way they have a few adventures, see their emperor, and visit their father. The cast consisted of Devore Hitchner and Elizabeth Johnston, the children, Leslie Evans, their father, David McNary, the emperor, John Graham, John Bentley, William Madden and Tom Redican, boys playing along the road. It was a very well acted play and the actors are to be commended upon their excellent command of Latin. "Ira Nympharum", CWrath of the Nymphsb was given by the Caesar Class after school in the assembly. A young Greek Athlete wants to prac- tice in a wood inhabited by nymphs. His sister and her friends try to persuade him not to on account of incurring the nymphs' wrath. He doesn't heed them and the nymphs appear. Edwin Hall is the Athlete. Rebecca Hoy, his sister, Dorothy Frank, her friend, Katherine Babcock, Anna Sweeney and Elinor Engle were the nymphs. It was a splendid por- trayal of "Ira Nympharumf' no 134 . 4 s fxfxfifx sea qfifiesaa fs X X X Q a gk, f f' Z it gl Yi: I f fi: Wi-ff I Q77 ,J ' f 4 ffl J fr Music it was we brought from Heaven, On an Angel's breath so pure, And it alone may we carry back, As a thing which shall endure. And thus uplifted do we mount, Like some celestial throng, To realms of world-forgotten joy, On wings of living song! -Sarnuel Richards ' Gaines. OME have written magnificent verse, trying to describe the wonderful beauty of music, others have written great essays, but how little these can describe the great magic art of music which is the most glorious of all arts, the one heavenly thing of which the earth has the giving. How true it is that music is a necessity of daily life. Without it, life is barren, there is no warmth, no universal feeling of comradeship, and there is little joy. It is the harmonizing influence of the universe as Fletcher inferred when he said, "Let me write the nation's songs, and the laws will take care of themselves." Discord vanishes where music enters. Music awakens the individual to the beauties of the world in which he lives and gives him a store of experience which will enrich his whole life. There is no mind, youthful or mature, however clouded, that can withstand the power of music. This is because it has a wonderful three-fold nature, for it begins as a language, which, in its simplest utterances, even a little child can understand. Then the artistic side of music appears and leads on through endless paths of beauty, and last, it has been found to be the most profound and exact of all the sciences. Stephan Emery compares it to a noble river "though small and unobserved at its source, winding at first along its tortuous way through opposing obstacles, yet ever broadening and deepening, fed by countless streams on either hand until it rolls on- ward in a mighty sweep, at once a glory and a blessing to the earth." e A 135 W E E F11 Z W xi X! X1 W CLEF CLUBS GLEE AND TREBLE 5 5 5 359 3 B9 -Ph 3 3 5 .D. 136 TREBLE CLEF CLUB GLEE CLUB egg fxfxfifs sea fs X fe The Band and Orchestra X Q-E? WO musical organizations of note are the band and orchestra, both under the direction of Mr. Hiatt. Our band cannot be beaten in looks nor abihty. lVe are proud of ML Iloufpepdess our basket and footbah games would be without Mr. Hiatt and his orange and black clad crowd. To hear uthe band vdH be thereu gives everyone the feehng that things will be perfect. Mr. Hiatt has also proved a most efficient leader of the orchestra. fknnong other things they furnish the niuskzfor aH the school plays, thus helping make the plays a success. Professionals could do no better. BAND Clarinets-Melvin Keister, Harry Wurt- zel, John Swartz, Maxwell Taylor, Tom Lawless, Harold Smith, Moral Krell, 'Marsden Miller. Cornets-Robert Fisher, Carl Becker, Wesley Brubaker,Helen Stahl, Dorothy Stahl, Ruth Garman, James Nieman, Roger Wheeland, Wilburt Martin, De- vore Hitchner, Charles Furst, Dale Fair, Oliver Richards, Ferdinand Vick, Edward Beckmire. Saxaphones-James Richards, Gerald Whitford, Otmar Keller, Orlo Krell, Philip Herbruck, Stanley Byrem. Piccolo-Paul Kiefer. Altos-Waldmar Bury, Paul Murphy, David Rowen. Trombones-Frederick SteHen, William Thomas, Leroy Farnum, Clyde Kaiser, Clarence Lied, Russell Borchers, Paul Hirst. Baratones-Willard Hiatt, Charles Rich- ards, Morris Madden. Bass-Milford Hopke, Theodore Neiman, Karl Franks. Drum-John Kintzel, Lowell Kintzel, Fred Fink, John Graham. ORCHESTRA Piano-Ruth Garman. Violin-Irene Taylor, Beryl Webb, Will-' iam Klein, Theodore Neiman, Gladys Carpenter, Ruth Fosha, Gerald Whit- ford, Charles Furst, Russell Franke- berger, Charles Richards, James Rich- ards, Eugene Lattig, Fred Kirkman, Edmund O'Rourke, Paul Murphy, Rich- ard Chronister, Irma Johnson. Clarinet-Harry Wurtzel, Melvin Keis- ter, Tom Lawless. Saxaphone-Otmar Keller. Trombone-William Thomas, L e r o y Farnum. Basses-Willard Hiatt, Stanley Byrem. Cornet-Dorothy Stahl, Helen Stahl. Drums-John Kintzel. Althoff, Opal Anderson, Elizabeth Beddoes, Veronica Bender, Nellie Bloom, Cora Brice, Frances Cunningham, Margaret Davis, Beatrice Demeter, Gertrude Emrich, Roberta Engle, Eleanor Fleming, Dortha Frank, Isabel Gage, Maryetta Hannah, Jane Ickes, Iola Johnston, Elizabeth Kennison, Eleanor Kuehner, Nonie Mellom, Vades Mielke, Olga Miller, Alice Miller, Maxine Nelson, Evelyn Orendorf, Gertie Ridgway, Helen Schlegel, Mildred Sensanbaugh, Grace Stephan, Evelyn Sweeney, Anna Taylor, Irene Timms, Goldye Volkers, Esther Wachlin, Velma Wadleigh, Florence Wagner, Lorraine John Baker Russell Barrett Ferd Bauch Carl Becker Russell Borchers Jim Brew Kenneth Clark Carl Frank Karl Franz Ruth Garman fPiano Wilbur Garman William Hadley Wilbur Hershey Willard Hiatt Devore Hitchner Milford Hopke Christian Immig Karl Jaeger J Morse Laible Eugene Lattig William Madden Marsden Miller Theodore Neiman Tom Nieman Charles Richards James Richards David Rowen Glen Runkle Nelson Satterlee Bowen Staver Joe Straub Jack Thro Arthur Voigt Roger Wheeland Gerald Whitford Harr Wurtzel Charles Young Kepner, Alice Webb, Beryl Julian Kerlin Klein, Gladys Youngblood, Vivian Knauff, Margaret IVSA AKSA fin up MA 4 qu 137 , L, 4. .519 Q F A1506 QQSEMQQDOLAIQIS ees? vs X, Q 2:5 TREBLE CLEF CLUB Treble Clef and Glee Clubs ' HERE are four musical organizations in our high school, two of which are the Treble Clef and Glee Clubs. The Treble Clef Club is composed of forty-two girls, and the Glee Club has a membership of thirty- eight boys. These clubs are under the direction of Miss Parker, the in- structor of music in the school. They have been wonderfully trained as has been proved by the great demand for their services Nothing could be more beautiful than the sight of these clubs when seated on a platform, ready for their program. The girls wear middies and white skirts and the boys, dark suits. Sometimes the boys wear white trousers with dark coats. Ruth Garman is accompanist for the Glee Club and Nonie Kuehner for the Treble Clef. These clubs have many effective numbers which they sing at entertainments. One of the many places at which they have sung is the Lindo Theater. It is by these means that it was possible for these clubs to have their annual banquet, which was held in the High School. It was a great event. Every year as graduation makes it necessary for Seniors to leave, Freshmen come in and take their places. High School always has a great deal of musical talent. A growing future for these or- ganizations is assured, until Mr. Fulwider's ambition-a school chorus of two hundred Voices-be realized. i A GLEE CLUB no wAEEJl 2 qE mm 4 ..::. . - .::. f fx Y if :Qc 5 ,ofxfo gee agp X X X Q 3 gh, sgwg an W 'MM MS' I' E v4li"'x"4f:Miw' iff W gm' ill? ww :rf 5 it ,X 'NNN Wa ,QgMVWiirz,,ifT' , M, w -e-:M Uflwgg Hliiwu H" U' - V iii D D g ft .Q RA , Introduction to Literature "Since the invention of the art of Writing, the story of the past is no longer kept alive by Word of mouth only, the father telling the son, and the son, in turn telling the grandson. It has been set down in black and White, by means of letters, so that We today can read the record of the feelings, the thoughts, and the acts of the people two thousand years ago. And, We, in turn, are setting down our sayings and our doings, so that those who come after us will be able to understad what We felt, what we thought, and what we did."-Brander Matthews. The poems and short stories contained in this section are some of the best that were Written during the school year, 1923-24. We present them to our readers as being representative of the year's achievements in lit- erature. 139 Qin Q ? ff f fx Qii? Awffmgwew. Q 3:25. The Polaris of 1924 Jack Wilson Miss Clara Ryan Isadora Haight Editor Advisor Editor "The only way success is won Is by the knowledge of tasks well done." E, the class of 1924, have endeavored to make our Annual a work of art and literature that will live in the hearts of its readers and bring back sacred memories of happy school days. In our efforts to accomplish this aim We have idealized for ourselves, the well-done por- tions of other annuals, and have also tried to benefit by the Weaknesses in the year-books of former Senior Classes. The editors and staff have gathered together, Within these pages, the choice bits of interesting events in the students' everyday life, and gladly present the result as the Annual Polaris of 1924. The editors Wish to thank the following people for their co-operation in helping to make our book. Ads. Committee, Churchill Bangs, Mary Ellen Manion, Iola Ickes, Evelyn Nelson, Kenneth Boyer. Bernard Burkhart, Circulation Manager. We also Want to express our gratitude to those merchants who by their support in advertising have enabled us to publish this book Arthur Voigt John Baker Henry Raepple Business Manager Adv. Manager Art Editor nm Q AAA EP 1 9 2 4 140 4 5 free X isa fs X sf 5 515, l Polaris Staff of 1924 i Francis Heinen Milton Babcock Russell Barrett Roberta Emrich Marjorie Burns Faculty Literature Typist Snaps Classes Marion Johnston George Keck Dorothy Ogden Mervin Hasselman Mary Ellen Manion Drama Snaps Calendar Jokes Organizations William Thomas Nonie Kuehner Goldye Timms Richard Credicott Karl Jaeger Athletics Music Art Art Art 95 Nw qi up on M 19124 ,jg Q 3 of f fs QE sis-2 Y fxf s 2 Senior Short Story CONTRARY TO THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE By Marvin Burt "You know, Doctor, in all the years I've spent on the 'Dark Contin-- ent', so called, I have never, but once, seen a male animal give its life, or risk it, to protect its young," said a deeply bronzed, middle aged man, as he sat puffing stoically on a long cigar. Colonel Ramsay was famous throughu out England and on the Continent for his valuable contributions to science by means of his knowledge of anthropology and biology. He had spent the greater part of his very active life in the heart of Africa studying animals in their native state. His battles with wild creatures furnished material for many an evening's entertainment at the Lions' Club, where he now passed a comparatively sedentary bachelor existence. Colonel Ramsay was tonight, as usual, the dominant figure in a small group of well-to-do gentlemen of leisure now, formerly bankers, merchants, politicians, and aristocratic land owners. On this particular evening they were gathered about the big open hearth of the smoking room of the club, oblivious to the driving rain out- side, that beat a steady tattoo upon the windows. The conversation had swung around from the weather to crops, crops to farming in general, then to cattle, and was now embracing animals in general, wherein lay the strength of the Colonel as a conversationalist. He addressed the Doctor as was his wont, for Doctor Victor was his particular crony, and personal physician. A farmer friend had said that it was "funny how the father of most any kind of an animal hated the young." He had seen litters of pigs destroyed by the raging boar. Bulls were known to crush out the life from a young calf in their hatred of some- thing, no one knows what. ' The Colonel lit his stogy slowly before going on with his story. The men in the select group settled back comfortably for the anticipated yarn. A few, slowly exhaled circles of smoke seemed to refresh his memory, if it needed any refreshing. "Yes, sir, I think I never saw such a terrible scene, and yet so touch- ing. Mother-love is old stuff, but father-love, such as only a man has, in an animal is a dangerous thing for a would-be molesterf' Another puff. "Well, I was working up the Ugambi River, about four hundred miles from the coast, one sultry afternoon. The air was oppressive. The over- hanging trees formed an arch over my head that seemed to emphasize how completely the jungle had me in its grip. The silence of death appalled me: on land, over head, and under water lurked unseen dangers. , 142 4QFS7Yb- iii? 4 .o. I H 'W fjllliq 1 V' will Ill W1 wlljlglll L33 "As night came on, I looked for an opening in the underbrush along the shore for a place to land my little barque for the night. The dense growth on the banks seemed as solid and unbroken and silent as the jungle in the background. "Before long I came to a shallow stretch of riffles, and a landing place. It was evidently a ford for the jungle animals to cross the river. On the left bank seemed to be the best camping site, so I pulled over to that side. What chance! I might have taken the other side and missed the whole affair! "I pitched camp on the bank of the river, built a small fire, and settled down to a quiet meal and a smoke. Along about nine o'clock I heard the swishing of the underbrush in the distance, and the scurry of some small animals that happened to be in the way of the prowler. I remembered that it was a very common fact that a tiger will, when it is desperate enough, prowl at night. I was surprised to be able to hear him so clearly, but attributed it to the fact that the dead leaves and the low overhanging vines and branches of trees made that sort of noise. "I am usually untouched by qualms of fear, but nevertheless, I picked out a good tree to climb if Mr. Tiger should come around me. You haven't got much chance in the dark, because they can creep up and get you be- fore you have time to turn around. "The low rustle came nearer and it was evident to me that whatever it was, it had not seen me or the fire yet, or it would have made less noise. To my horror, the thing kept on coming until, through the bushes, I saw two fiery eyes, gleaming like coals of a fire, at me. Seizing my gun, I fired at the point where I had seen the eyes, but I guess I missed, as I couldn't hear any cry or see anything when I examined the place. I re- solved to play safe and perch in a tree for the night, so choosing a broad limb about twenty feet off the ground, I strapped myself to it and to the trunk of the tree, and fell asleep. "I awoke with the sun. The dawn in the jungle is a 'beautiful and inspiring sight. All the living creatures, birds, animals, and the plants awaken for the coming of a new day. "I was about to descend from my uncomfortable position when there came a crashing and thundering from the depths of the jungle. In a moment a herd of half a dozen elephants burst into my view. They passed directly under me to the water. They had no sooner drunk their fill than a few timid zebras came down and drank. Several smaller animals did likewise, to my great discomfort, for after being cramped in one position all night, I was eager to get down and exercise and find some- thing to eat. I "I thank my lucky stars now that I didn't go down, for I would have missed one of the most exciting things I think a human being has ever been privileged to see. 1,43 ,jfg Q s 4-vsfvs eisgagjppol-IADIS Q5 aaa-2 www Q sf? "With a lot of noise and confusion a family of gorillas, led by the huge father, came through the thicket into the open space along the bank. The mother left the young apes, which numbered four, and went down to drink. When she came back papa ape disappeared into the woods in search of food, presumably. ff "The young gorillas, ranging from a newly born to a promising young fellow of, I should judge, four or five years, snooped around for beetles, or rolled on the sand in sheer joy of living. "This happy family scene continued for half an hour or so. Suddenly I saw a long, yellow and black striped body slink 'cautiously up to the very edge of the opening. I was terror stricken at first, then raging mad, and then fascinated. With the careful trend of a cat, this tiger, doubtless the same one that had been here last night, stalked his prey. "Finally he reached a spot directly behind the mother ape, where he could spring in one mighty leap upon her as she sat there watching her youngest at play, and carry her off into the woods. Then he seemed to change his mind and decide that a young one would offer less resistance and be a tenderer morsel than the mother. At any rate,lhe crept over to where one of the younger apes lay and watched her for several minutes. "While I was thus absorbed watching this little group and the im- pending tragedy, the bull ape was returning via the treetops. He seemed to sense impending danger and was swinging along from limb to limb. Directly overhead, he paused to look down. I could see the terrible ex- pression on his face as he first saw the tiger crouching for the spring upon his own young. Those bare fangs, red nostrils, and tense muscles in his great arms gripped me with a sense of pity for the poor tiger. "Like a bullet he sped downward' just as the hidden destroyer leaped. He jumped the last twenty feet and lit squarely on the tiger's back, bowl- ing him over. The young ape lay between the paws of the tiger, uncon- scious. The great gorilla stood up on his hind feet, emitted a roar the like of which I have never heard. It seemed to typify all the brute hatred that animal is capable of. Then he tore in on the tiger, who was recovering from his shock enough to show iight. ,"From then on there was the most furious action you can imagine. The tiger snarled and bit. The ape grappled with those huge arms and hands. He seized the tiger by the throat with one hand and threw his entire weight against him, forcing him to the ground in his embrace. The tiger struck a stunning blow at his opponent's head, making him relax the strangle hold on his jaw. "Quick as a flash the tiger was on top with his fangs deep in the muscles of the other's arm. "With a supreme effort the gorilla staggered to his feet, dragging the burden of the tiger's body up with him. He struck the fingers of his good arm in the face of his adversary and tore out great chunks of hair and 144 cf Q s eDoLnu1sQfeMW f 5 at flesh. The eHort was too exhausting, however, and he fell backward onto the sand with the tiger clinging motionless to his arm. He seemed to grow lax, then become tense again, and then rigid, in death. The tiger, bleed- ing and exhausted, relaxed his grip and fell back to recover a moment. "That, gentlemen, was my experience in the jungle, and I have the hide of that tiger and the gorilla to remember it by." His pipe was out, the listeners began to talk again, for the first time since the opening words of his story had held them spellbound. Junior Short Story NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW By Eugene Lattig "A piece of plain paper, not worth the cost of a match to burn it up. That's a fine will for the old codger to leave to his nephew." "Doc was a peculiar fellow, and for my part I'll bet there's more to this than either of us imagines." When Doctor Beasley died there had been much speculation as to the amount of his will. It was well known that Dick Little, the doctor's nephew, was the only possible heir to the estate. The two men who were commenting on the will were the late doctor's lawyers. Before them lay the will and attached to this was a paper, alluded to in the will as very precious. This paper, together with the estate, was to become the possession of Richard Little as stated in the will. ' Sli HK if "I always thought my uncle was a rather queer old duck, but to have him will to me this blank piece of paper, makes me think he must have been plumb crazy," was Dick's comment to his chum as the two sat before the fireplace in the late doctor's study. "Now listen, Dick," his friend Tom Dexter remonstrated, "that paper must be worth something, if it's only a joke." "Oh, I've tried everything from steam to smoke, why I've even burned this corner of it and the blamed thing's just as black as ever," was Dick's answer. "Why you clumsy 1-V' Tom suddenly bent over the mysterious paper and began to scrutinize it closely. In reaching for a glass of wine, Dick had accidently upset the remaining contents of another glass onto the an 145 ,gm 4 s avvvs :ij aaa vvw Q 225- paper, and now slowly, first dim and then growing brighter, oddly shaped characters were appearing. "I've got it" suddenly exclaimed Dick. "That's the code my uncle taught meg he used it while he was a general in the war." After half an hour's study Dick had written the contents of the unique message in English letters and the two set out Cas directed by the messagej at eleven o'clock at night on the day that they should discover the meaning of the mysterious paper. As the two adventurers left the house, both felt with a start the gruesomeness of the journey before them. Close to the earth all was quiet and still, save for the continual howling of a dog far away on the other side of the small town. Up above the wind was blowing thin, black clouds before the moon, at times enveloping the earth in grim darkness and then again the smaller clouds would cast ghost-like shadows over the surrounds ing country. P The old Beasley homestead stood in a lonely spot just beyond the out- skirts of the village. And a half mile beyond that across the open fields lay the graveyard in all its ghastliness. The grey tombstones stood in long, silent lines like an army of ghosts standing guard over the witch- ing hour. Slowly, and with measured tread, the two crossed the open fields and entered the stillness of the burial grounds in silence, not daring to trust their voices in speech. Richard Little led the way to the heart of the cemetery and stopped before his dead uncle's tomb. He was about to whisper to Tom when suddenly the latter uttered a muflied cry and jumped back. As he did so a large toad hopped away. "My God," breathlessly whispered Tom, "that toad hopped onto my foot and for a moment I imagined that something had grabbed it." Doctor Beasley's tomb, the only one in the cemetery, was an under- ground affair, that is partly underground. In constructing it, a hollow had been dug one-half as deep as the height of the finished tomb. Above the level of the ground, steel archs held up the ceiling, which was made of stone, as was the rest of the tomb. The outside of the tomb was covered over with sod, and it had ,the appearance of a small hill. The tomb was entered by some concrete steps leading down to a heavy iron door which was securely fastened by a huge iron padlock. As the two adventurers crept slowly down the steps the stillness of the place grew even more noticeable. Some crickets, which had been chirping at the foot of the steps, grew silent. Dick drew from his pocket a flashlight and handed it to Tom. Next he brought out the key to the padlock on the door and began to unlock it. As Dick opened the door inch by inch it creaked on its hinges and grated on the stone floor. When the door was at last open, Dick took the Hashlight from his companion and advanced cautiously into the tomb. Tom followed him closely and as 146 4 a fsfxfx X Q29 Q gig, Dick turned the flow of light into each corner in turn, both peered wide eyed, in order to become fully acquainted with their surroundings. As the two advanced several more steps they became aware of the damp, cold, wierdness of the place. In moving toward the rear of the vault both the dead man's nephew and his companion were to take their eyes from the marble box that held the coffin in which lay the corpse. At the back wall of the death chamber, Dick kneeled down and began to count the stone blocks. First three over from the right and then up five stones from the floor. Then with his hand he slowly pushed on the right side of the stone slab and the left side swung out toward him. Suddenly there was a rustle of dry leaves and grass mingled with squeals and something with sharp claws flew into Dick's face and scratched him. As Tom, who was holding the light, saw him frantically fight off the gopher he laughed a low, hysterical laugh, the weirdness and silence of the place were beginning to tell on his nerves. After that Dick turned to his work with a vim, he must get Tom into the open air as soon as possible. Reaching into the opening in the wall Dick drew forth, from the leaves and grass brought there by the gophers, a strong box, one he re- membered having seen in the late doctor's study. In spite of his anxiety to know its contents he put the box under his arm and turning around, he and his chum left the grave as quietly and stealthily as they had entered it. Upon entering the house, both of the adventurers were attracted by the sound of the grandfather's clock striking the hour of one. i'We have only been gone an hour and a half," excaimed Tom. "It seemed to me that we were ages in that tomb." Dick opened the box and to his surprise its sole contents was a small bottle and under this a paper bearing the following words: "Dear Richard: It seemed that after your mother's death, you were the only one left in this, to me, unfriendly world, that really cared for me. I am ready to die. Should you ever tire of this life as I have, drink the contents of the bottle that you will find, together with this paper. I have spent months in perfecting it. At last I am ready to drink it. It brings an instant and painless death within three hours and leaves no trace of its work. I have prepared everything to the fullest extent. After hiding this strong box where you will find it, I shall take my medicine. The doctors will say my death was caused by heart failure. No one will ever know. May you enjoy life, if that is possible. Good bye." When Dick finished reading the note, he picked up the bottle and walking to the fire emptied its contents on the blaze. "No one will ever know," he said. 147 ,Zig Q 3 avvve QZQSQMLTQDOIJAIQIS ees-2 fifxf Q 215' Sophomore Short Story THE LITTLE CAPTAIN By Beryl Bennethurn A quiet breeze sifted through silken curtains into little Captain Phil's cool shady room. The stillness of the room was intensified by the rum- bling vehicles along the dusty thoroughfare. Unmindful of the hours, a boy lay silent and motionless in a bed. A mass of curly brown hair framed a white face. Indifferent to his sur- roundings, he was not aware of a figure crossing the room to his bedside. "San," she said in a tender voice as she bent over the apparently sleeping lad, "are you asleep ?" She looked anxiously into his face. A pair of brown eyes drowsily opened to her own. She knelt, raised his fevered head to her shoulder and laid her cheek against his. "Your face is so cool and nice, mother. Were you in the garden ?" "No, dear, we were out by the river far away from the city. It was so lovely there-all the time I kept longing for you. There were some little boys there, just about your size, splashing about in the Water, hav- ing such a good time." "Don't, mother. Some other time when it isn't so nice out, when it's rainy or cold, or when the pain is better, but not today. Do you think it will be long now, mother ?" "No, dear," she brokenly replied, "It can't be long. God is good and kind. He doesn't like to see little boys suffer. But look! I have some- thing for you from your old chum, Dan. Reach in my pocket and get the surprise." There was a soft crackling of paper followed by a soft laugh. Then, "Did Dan really send it, mother ?" "Yes, son. Here is his card saying, 'From one soldier to anotherf See, isn't it beautiful ?" She spread the silken ensign over the bedspread. The boy's fingers moved, caressingly, along the stripes and lingered gently among the silver stars. A flush of pride spread over his face and his eyes burned with a strange, unearthly light. In fancy he could see the distant battle fields fringed with tropical growth. Swamps alive with all sorts of crawling things. Brave men, wounded and dying. His eyes filled with tears. His figure stiffened and his eyes lost their peculiar brightness. "From one soldier to another," he murmured softly. "I must be brave." "Brave, laddie! Why, you're a hero, as brave as any!" It was she who winced at the sun that merely blanched her son's cheeks and drew his mouth into straight, determined lines. 148 "A tangled spine isn't much of a joke, is it, mother ?" "No, dear. But you must fight the pain." Qfqgg fxfxfifs sees casa fvvvs cis .D. .nl !'ni'r,!!1 ilu!! ,ll llqfrjlll llllll 'Il . till!!! 95 "Yes, yes. We'll fight it together. I'll be the army and you'll be my mother waiting for her hero to return." His face lighted with excitement and pride. Unsteadily his mother walked across the room, her face in her hands. She could not bear to look in his eyes. The next minute she was back again. "Dearest, you'll be the captain. We'll fix this flag above your tent. See? It will be over you night and day. When you are attacked by the enemy look at your banner and think of all the other brave soldiers who fought beneath it." "Oh, it's grand, mother. I believe the enemy is retreating. I am so sleepy. Will you close the door of my tent? Old Glory will keep guard." His eyes slowly closed in slumber. The mother gazed at her child with eyes blurred by tears, then with a smothered sob, closed the door and left the room. The chamber was dark save for a faint glimmer of light from the shaded chandelier. A cool breeze fluttered the silken flag above the little captain's head. Within his imaginary tent he stirred uneasily. His mother expected an outburst of delirium but he only murmured some- thing about blood stained flelds, quite unaware of cool fingers passing across his forehead and through his tangled curls. As the tiny clock chimed the hour of midnight his voice rang out: "Mother, the flag! Quick! It's the enemy !" "San, it's all right. Mother is here beside you." Her arms went about his neck. "The flag! Hurry, mother!" She pressed the tiny staff into his hand. "Goodbye, mother, you'll wait for me when I come back? I must go now. Can't you hear the bugle calling? They are coming! See? Over there in the dark! Hordes of them with terrible faces, carrying sharp pointed knives! Blood everywhere! Captain Phil is your leader!" The mother sank upon her knees beside the bed and clasped him in her arms. Every word he uttered was like a sword's thrust into her heart. Suddenly he flung himself forward, furiously waving the tiny flag. "No! No! Go back! Come no nearer!" "Phil, little son !" It was terrible to realize that he no longer knew her. "They're going! The cowards! On, my men! On to victory!" For a moment he swayed, then gasping for breath, fell back upon the pillows. A great stillness filled the room. Tremblingly she lifted the silken flag. Beneath it lay the smiling face of her dead boy. "Phil-Captain-Conqueror!" She picked him up and passionately kissed the still lips. "Home, little son-home from the war, a hero to the last." 149 ,Eff Q a Aavvs si5esgfpDOLADlS QQ 522 xxx, Q 323. Freshman Short Story DISAPPOINTMENT By Phyllis Wagner In the dirtiest and most crowded part of New Canton lived the Hen-- ning family. It consisted of seven dirty children, who lived without a mother and whose father was not much of anything. Sneakie, the oldest child, was a red haired, freckled face boy, and although only sixteen had worked six years in a factory. One night when Sneakie came home from work he was much excited. His father had stolen a valuable airedale dog a number of weeks previous and when the reward was offered he intended to take the dog back. Mr. Henning had stolen a number of things in the past and the police were "laying" for him, so it was impossible for him to get the reward. Sneakie had made friends with the dog and called him Buddie. Mr. Henning wouldn't allow Sneakie to touch the dog when he was around, but the two managed to get into the woodshed together whenever Mr. Henning was not around. One Saturday afternoon Sneakie slyly slipped of with Buddie for a little hike. They had not gone far when Sneakie caught sight of a wonder- ful bubbling creek. The water looked so cool and the day was so hot that Sneakie couldn't resist the temptation. His clothes were off in a moment and in he jumped. Buddie was in the water two or three moments before him. Neither had had a bath for a good many months, so you can imagine how cool and refreshing this felt. All of a sudden Sneakie got a crampg he felt himself going under, and realized that it would be foolish to call for help, but out of real fear the usual distress signal was given, "Help! Help!" Buddie was at his side in a moment. Poor Buddie, it was all he could do to hold Sneakie up, but he kept tugging until finally Sneakie real- ized that once more he was on dry land. When he regained consciousness he threw his arms around Buddie and gave him one long affectionate squeeze. This incident made Buddie and Sneakie better friends. Buddie ac- companied him to and from work and was seldom found off guard. One Sunday Sneakie and Buddie decided to take a long walk. They were walking by a fashionable house when all of a sudden someone began calling, "Fashion, Fashion, come to sister." In one bound Buddie was up on the porch with a sweet looking little girl. Sneakie cautiously walked up to her and said, "Could I have my dog?" "It's my dog, you naughty boy, and you can't have him. Papa, papal I found my dog!" H A large heavy set man came from the rear of the house. "Well, well how did you find Fashion, Betty!" A "This naughty boy says it belongs to him." U0 t 150 ' "So, this is the boy who had our dog." Sneakie didn't have time to , say a word as the man had grabbed him by the collar and dragged him .fxfigggg fsfsfsvs QE? fx X Us 4? 5 .D. tlllgll llull ,Il 'lnlilllii Ll' 95 into the house. "Mister, mister, I didn't--." "Shutup, I am going to make you feel sorry for what you have done." With this he went and got a huge riding whip. "Stand out there in the middle of the fioor. Did you hear what I said ?" By this time the whip was hitting Sneakie's legs. "I didn't do--." "What do you mean by talking to me? Just for that, I am going to whip you longer." Buddie heard Sneakie's pitiful cry and had pulled him away in a moment. "I am going to kill that dog. He isn't going to be your friend any- more." Sneakie couldn't speakg he was so weak. "Go home, you Vagabond, and if I ever see you again I'll strap you some more." With this he kicked Sneakie out of the door. Sneakie's life was ruined. He had had no other friend besides Buddie and now he had been taken away from him. Sneakie went home to lead the unhappy life he had before Buddie appeared. Mr. Crane, the man who owned the dog had many more dogs just like Buddie. He didn't even care for him but still he couldn't bear to see any- one happy. Mr. Crane had no friend because he treated everyone just as he treated Sneakie. Do you think that he would have been happier if he had made Sneakie happy by giving him the dog? An April Storm. White clonal-banks against a blue sky, A cheerfnl san setting in the West, A gentle breeze stirring The tree tops to movement- . Greg clonal-banks against a greg slsg, A hurricane-like ieind rnshing past, Lightning flashing and thunder roaring, Rain petting. White cloud-banks against a blue sky, A silver moon throwing clown ribbons of silver, An April storm, has come and gone. -Marg Ellen M anion. 151 47 ff f ,X ffm? is-2 f ,ff gs? On Wheels Did you ever comprehend How much of this life you spend, From the beginning to the end, On wheels? Long before you learn to walk, Feed yourself or start to talk, In a crib you "goo" and "squawk," On wheels. Then you're shown along the street, Folks think you are awful sweet, In your little go-cart neat, On wheels. Next a kiddie-kar astride, Other kiddies by your side, Each one out to take a ride, On wheels. Then the bike and roller skate, Till you reach a man's estate, Autos then you'ZZ navigate. On wheels. Of one fact you're well aware, When you leave this, world of care, You can't climb the golden stair, On wheels. But the one condemned to go, To a warmer place below, Will not find the going slow, On wheels. -M ary Hill. How useless itis to be angry! How futile it is to be sad! Why not simply change about, V And just be "glad?" -Richard Credicott. .D. Will I www: W1 limi lwwll llufllll DID qu T 152 'r 4155635 fxfxfx X sis fs X vs 4: Dad Who gets up first and builds the fires, Who cuts the thistles, thorns, and briars, Who buys the gas, the oil, and tires? Dad. Who goes to town and buys the stujf, No matter if the roads be rough, And sees that each one gets enough? Dad. Who buys the coal, and cuts the wood, And banks it up, just as he should, And would do more, if he but could? Dad. Who trains the children with a stick, Who gets the doctor when they're sick, Tells Doc to hurry and come quick? Dad. At close of day, when all things stop, Who is it then, that winds the clock And banks the fire, the door does lock? Dad. -Dwight Garnhart. Baby I wonder what a little baby thinks Inside his head of little curls and kinks. First he cries, then he chuckles, And on his chair pounds his little knuckles. It is surely unwritten history, Therefore unsolved mystery. -Betty Brokhausen. .D. lfuffijii I HW ml ll V' ll vglfffgflw lull! Ml Nw mw qu 'IP MA 021 " 153 4: fw f ,X sig seas wtf, iii? Your Mother 'Twas mother's song at even' That sent you of to sleep, And her soft hands that gently tucked You in the cradle deep. And her lips that kissed the bruises When you came in from play, And she it was that toiled for you Throughout the livelong day. Her joy it was to comfort When the boy she loved felt blueg She gave her tender sympathy, You see she felt it too. Her life was naught but love for you, A love so sweet and pure, No pain for her too great or heavy But what she could endureg And when that gray haired mother dear Is laid away to rest, You're losing all you ever had For mother loves you best. -Cora Bloom. Sunset Sunset to me is something more Than the crimsoned efects of the sun. Sunset to me is God's own way Of saying, "Thy worhg well done." -Robert Schroeder. .D. iV1'llm'b M1511 ,Wal HW 1 W I 'Milly' I Um um ' V nfo qu up mvk 154 41555335 fsfxfx iii? fs X X N 45 Four and Eighty Well, they say I'm eighty-four, Eighty-four, by Gad. 'Tisn't long since I was young- A husky lad. ' Worked too hard to come to this, Read the news and sit. Chore around and mind the hres, Take a chew and spit! I was tall and strong and rough, Came up hill and down, Seen this country when 'twas woods, Here and there a towng Now I'm old. I spend my time Just a-keepin' fit, Can't do much but mind the fires, Chew awhile and spit. It seems long since she was laid, Out there on the hill! And the house that once was home Has grown strange and still. Raised a flock of children she, Ne'er complained a bit- Hell ain't half so lonesome As it is to chore and spit. Gad, the days and nights are long, Young ones on their way, Grown out of lifef ah, well, Each dog has his day, I'm a drag to 'em, my babes, Don't care when I quitg Sort of tired of memories, Chores, and books, and spit! -Arthur M. Saltzer. Be Glad Tho' the path that lies before me Be dreary or be long, I must not look behind me And I must not cease my song. Cheer up! Cheer up! The sky may be gray, But a shower of smiles Will chase rain cloudshaway. -Cora Bloom. .D. ufnrfg SIM! uwm If:P'N"I MMIII Ww qu ujo 5 op ' 155 4? ff f fs eisgsfjQ3rDOL'ADIS QE ease fn: gsgjg, Arrival of Spring The mighty broom of the wind Has been sweeping the streets of the city, The all-cleansing brush of the rain Has been cleansing her filthy alleys For the gorgeous lady, Spring, Is stopping here, to-morrow. The white spray from the lake Has purified the air, And a burning, glorious sun Is fumigating corners For the gorgeous lady, Spring, Is stopping here, to-morrow. All the dwellers in the caves Have come down their musty ladders, And they gaze with blinking eyes ' At Nature's preparation. The boulevard is thronging With a crowd that's laughter mad, And the gulls go screaming boisterous Just above the icy waves. For the gorgeous lady, Spring, Is stopping here, to-morrow. -Dorothy Ogden. Smoke Did you ever take time as you Trudged through the snow, In the country or in the town, To lift your eyes to the pale blue skies And watch clouds of smoke roll down? Whether the smoke of industry, Or smoke of a flying train, It all has a certain charm for me Just like sunshine after a rain. The smoke from the farmhouse sails along And disappears in the sky,' I often wonder as I gaze How the heavens can hold this supply. The shapes and figures in the smoke, Are wonderful to behold, Who this unseen artist above By which stories in smoke are told? -Milton Babcock. .o. will M I "Nl I 'limi ullglllgl '50 mm do aio ww ' ' 156 111569 ffxfx X Q9 fvsfvs 4: , ef C CCCIHIMENCCEMENT fi 1 v 1 ,ff Commencement Week Program Sunday, June 8 ....... .... B accalaureate Sermon Monday, June 9 . . . . . Cup Day Exercises Tuesday, June 10 . . J unior-Senior Banquet Wednesday, June 11 . . . . Class Day Exercises Thursday, June 12 .......... Commencement Exercises E w .U. X Rev. W. L. Collin, Baccalaureate Speaker 'mul imfii IW! MAE? 157 f 47 A-vvvs iff sis? vs, f Q 3:31. CUPS I ' CUP "F" Mathematics Melvin Mitchell Howard Bennethum English Isadora Haight Viola Fry Latin Viola Fry Marvin Burt History Churchill Bangs Clarice Sites Robert Schroeder Science Robert Schroeder Margaret Faerber Commercial Twyla Keister Ella Hutmacher Domestic Science Margaret Faerber V Lucille Shepley Music Charles Richards Vivian Youngblood Nonie Kuehner General Scholarship Melvin Mitchell Isadora Haight Howard Bennethum Commencement Program Music . . . . High School Orchestra Class Entry . .... Processional March Orchestra . . . Chorus sung by Class of 1924 Address ....... ................ Presentation of Diplomas . . John Bruce, President Board of Education America ...... .... O rchestra, Class, and Audience QE: l 9 2 4 QE' WW 158 .egfjjgggffsfvx asses fs X X N 4 .D. Win' 'pw 'iw lllq Ml hlhijnl LED Senior Class Poem Cora Bloom, Senior Class Poetess I The time has come and we must part, Yet we linger by the way, And pause a bit and ponder, for We've a few brief things to say. II Four years ago we entered, With hope and courage strong, And a firm determination To seek and right all wrong. III The time sped on too swiftly, But the passing years have brought A glorious satisfaction In the work which we have wrought. IV The world, from without is beckoning, It sends out a shining ray, And tells us to come to its bidding, And cast seed along the way. ' V For this world of ours is a stage, And each plays his part upon't, So whether the part be great or small, The stage is there-and we're on't. VI To fight our way and make a path For those who will follow after, And of all the trials and pitfalls We must make ourselves the master. VII , That you to whom we surrender This torch of light and of fame, Shall advance and conquer as we have And shall reap in the end the same. VIII To teachers who so oft have helped us We're grateful and thankful too, For their patience and persistence In the tasks we've had to do. IX May the ideals which we've cherished Lead the way though the road be long, As each takes up his own burden And lightens the load with his song. X May we give the best that is in us With each task that must be done, And feel that our life has been fruitful When our last battle is won. -1 i. Z , Nw qu 31 ofa 159 ,559 s sei-2 f f f 4 aj:- Senior History HE rise of the star of the class of nineteen hundred and twenty-four has been a real event in the annals of Freeport High School. Four years ago when our star first appeared on the horizon of F. H. S. it was a tiny, insignifi- cant thing with its points hardly developed, and colored a greenish hue. As the year progressed however, the five points of the star, scholarship, athletics, school spirit, oratory, and dramatics, gradually, began to be distinguishable from the nebula of good material. Many students of our class maintained high scholarship averages throughout their four years. 1 Sixteen of our class were elected to the National - Honor Society. Scholastically we have tried to Isadora Haight keep apace with the ideals of Freeport High School, and we have made that point of our star a bright and shining one. The star-point representing athletics has not been neglected. We con- tributed to the combined success of the football, basketball, track, and relay teams. The class of twenty-four can claim five of the eleven men on the heavyweight team that won that never-to-be-forgotten victory over the Rockford football team on November seventeenth, 1923. A member of our class was anchor man on our victorious relay team, which broke all records for the relay between Freeport and Rockford. We were boosters not only for all forms of athletics, but we did our best to promote clean sportsman- ship, winning or losing. In our Junior year, students of the class of 1924 helped with the re- naissance of Debating. Oratory was encouraged both by our Sophomore Contest, by the participaton of some of our members in the J unior-Senior Extempore and Reading Contest in 1923, and by our .Senior Contest at which original orations on the Constitution were delivered. Thus another point of the star was brought forward. The Dramatics-Music point of our star has also flourished. The Treble Clef and Glee Clubs included many members of the class of 1924, and the four musical comedies, "O Hara San," "Springtime," "Miss Bob White," and "Kathleen" have been enriched by our talent. The play "Nothing But the Truth," presented in 1923, was one of the wittiest, most spritely comedies ever presented in Freeport, and our Senior play, "Friendly Enemies" was a superb combination of pathos and humor. In order to spread broadcast the growth and prominence of our star two publications were sponsored. The Weekly Polaris was published through the eHorts of three Senior boys, and it has become a real factor in our school life. The twentieth volume of the Annual Polaris was also pub- lished by the class of 1924. With the aid of Miss Ryan the staff have done their best to produce a book worthy of the name, Polaris. The class of 1924 is proud to follow in the footsteps of the classes that have gone before us, and during our four years of life in Freeport High School we have striven to live up to the ideals and traditions of the school and yet to create something worth-while of our own that will serve as an inspiration to those that follow us. 160 Q 5 Q7 ease fs X vs Q 2 gig, Senior Oration NCE more a graduating class has arrived at the day when it will leave the halls of Free- port High School to face the manifold duties of life. Now that we have arrived at this fulfillment of our dreams, we realize that the many failures and shortcomings as well as the successes have been far more significant in our development than they previously seemed. Rather than follow the usual procedure of a commence- ment speaker, we shall endeavor to give a word of warning and advice to the underclassmen of our glorious high school, not because of any sense of superiority on our part, but because we now re- Wilbuf Gafman alize that experience is a great teacher. The present day emphasis in all lines of en- deavor is upon the economic. Most phases of life are now interpreted economically. Religion, history, government, yea even education, are now judged by economic standards. The iniiuence of this philosophy of life has led to many of the evils in our present educational system. 'Education, in many instances, is no longer a method of obtaining a liberal culture. It no longer aims solely towards the preparation for a pro- fessional career. Students strive toward the goal of wealth and financial independence. Teachers no longer prepare their students for life as a whole, but they fit them merely for a life in industry. Specialization has taken our American educational system by the throat and is swiftly choking it to extinction. Some specialization it is true is necessary to fit oneself for a full par- ticipation in the busy aiairs of men, but there is also another side of life, -that portion of man's days spent in leisure, when for his spiritual uplift and mental growth he must have had a type of educational development that transcends mere professional training-an education for a liberal cul- ture. The primary object in life is to meet, to understand, and to be understood by one's associates. These things can be accomplished more easily by the means of a liberal education and culture. Present day educators disregard the needs of our American Youth: they disregard the almost pathetic appeal of a weary, world-worn society for a release from the exactions of this our material existence, with its mad rush of money making and its accompanying sordidness and bitter realities. They cry for a life of spiritual wealth with the happiness and moral growth. Educators must remember that even if a nation is strong enough to conquer the world, yet it is weak if it lacks spiritual strength. So it is with the youth of today. He may be strong financially, and have the world at his feet, yet he is indeed weak if he has no spiritual or moral training. It is for modern educators then, to fit our students not only to acquire financial independence, but to gain spiritual development as well. T 161 ,jg 5 ff f fs 52-2 v f f Q 22:1 Senior Mantle Speech UST as great waves rolling on a vast ocean leave their mark on the seashore, so do the Senior classes, departing, leave behind them in the history of the school, records of achievements and honor, which serve as lighthouses to guide struggling underclassmen in the march to that glorious victory which we have attained at last. The winds and storms, which create these waves and disturb the entire ocean, are the problems and difiiculties that have confronted every class during its voyage of four years. Strong winds have blown and severe storms raged on our course, causing ours to be a mighty wave, and thus leav- Milton Babcock ing a permanent and far-reaching impression up- on the student body of the school. After all, real success comes only to those who confront these problems with sheer deter- mination and solve them by careful thought and constant labor. Classes may come and classes may go, but our school goes on forever. Year after year the mantle is bestowed upon the Junior class by the Sen- iors. Our class has finally traveled safely over this dangerous ground with its numerous pitfalls, mires, and sloughs of despond, over which you Juniors are to journey. Now we are about to enter into new and various fields of work. Even though it is the proper and customary procedure to do so, we consider it both an honor and a great privilege to be able to be- stow the mantle upon such an accomplished Junior class as you are. Judg- ing from the quality of your class-play, the splendor of your J unior-Senior Banquet, and the school-spirit of your class, yours has been a successful year. But, have you accomplished more than any other Junior class? Or have you done much more than was expected of you? As -our immediate followers, we deem it your proper obligation to maintain, elevate, and extend those high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, and character which are established institutions in our school, and which,we hope, have been raised and furthered by our constant eforts. As Seniors, you will be the leaders in the school. We advise you to be original in all your enterprises, for originality displays to some extent, genius,-a most necessary factor in the success of any undertaking. Be confident in your ability to do things and strive incessantly to attain the ideals which you have set before yourselves as a goal to gain. Your class is now rising to the surface and developing into a wave on the sea of this institution, fanned by the winds of inevitable difficulty. And when the sun of triumph sinks into this vast sea of opportunity, may your wave reflect the crimson rays of success upon the pages of the history of our school. With the bestowing of this mantle, we the Class of '24, offer you our most sincere wishes for your success. 162 'WIFI Ulm HI l'lii',"I -- .ru ,- ,- A DOI .mils fs X A A at I l Semor Prophecy Class Prophets Nonie Kuehner Karl Jaeger Time-June 22, year 3001. Characters-Lord Credicott X, Richard Credicott. Lady Nonie X fhis wifej, Nonie Kuehner. Earl of Jaeger X ffellow fossiologistj, Karl Jaeger. Scene-Interior of a tomb enveloped in a murky darkness. To the right and left are two large stone doors which are closed and sealed. Sounds of pounding are dimly heard. The door to the right is forced open and Lord C. and his party enter. Lord C.-At lawst! The greatest mo- Earl J.- fFrom within the tombj Halpl ment in our lives is at hand. fturning Halpl fLord C. quickly enters tomb.J to doorj I say, Jaeger, old chappy. They both reappear carrying a picture It's perfectly safe, don't ya know. and a book. Come on in. fJaeger cautiously entersj Lady Nonie-flocking at picturej What Nonie, my deah, you are standing in a queer looking individual. what is probably the oldest tomb in Earl J.--I imagine he was probably their this part of the world. According to ruler. Eh! Creddy old man. V my anthropological investigations into Lord C.-No, I think he was a famous the origin and development of man, I educator. As far as I can decipher it have found that a race of creatures his name appears to be Lafe. lived here who 'had some rude sem- Lady Nonie-What is that object? blance of an educational system. This Lord J.-That, my dear Lady Nonie, is is undoubtedly the tomb of the Class what they used to study from. It was .of 1924 A. D., of the Freeport High called a book. This one appears to be School of Illinois. a record of some sort. Earl J.-'Pon my word. Lady Nonie-Let's decipher it. Lord C.-You will notice the crude draw- Lord C.-All right, I'll translate it and, ings on the walls and ceiling. This I Sir Karl, will you take note of my believe is typical of the art of the translations? fThey all sit down and period. Lord C. opens book and begins to Lady Nonie-But where does that door read.J This portion appears to be lead to? fPointing to other doorJ prophetic-eh, my dear Earl. Eagl J.-Let's smash the bally thing Earl J.-Yes, my Lord. D OWU- , . Lord C.-fHe reads from the book.J Lord C.-Righto old top. fThey seized a - sledgehammer. Earl J. stumbles and Ruth Andre-Cosmetlc edcpeiqt' falls against the door, it is unlatched Hazel Alberts-Stunt avlatrlx- and opens.J George Allen-Radio expert Lady N0Y119-Oh! It Opened! Marjorie Burns-Editor and chief con- Lord C.-Yes, my love, it did. tributor to "Snappy Stories." wwf qnl924vf0A9sM MAQ11 163 'i Q E ff f fs eeeaggppol-JAIQISQE ei-2 .-efaavw.. Q 225 Senior Prophecy V Bernard Burkhart-Starring in one of his many notorious divorce cases. Russell Barrett-Working under David Belasco, doubling for Doug. Fairbanks. Esther Buterbaugh-Taking leading role in "Somebody's Mother." Orin Busker-Mayor of Cedarville. Klein Bardell-Running movie machine. Alma Bennehoff-Clog dancer. Lorena Balles--Teacher of piano rag- time in 15 lessons. Howard Bennethum-Secretary and treasurer of the ice house gang. Marvin Burt-Famous lawyer. Churchill Bangs-Heavyweight g o l f cham ion p . Milton Babcock-Movie director of Sen- nett Bathing Beauties. Betty Brokhausen-Authoress of "How to be Happy Though Married." John Baker-Permanent wave expert. Kenneth Boyer-Writing poetry for Whiz Bang. Cora Bloom-Author of poem entitled "Sprig is cub." Kenneth Clark-Popular bootlegger. Lotrietta Corman-Teaching kindergar- en. Mary Carnahan-Now Mrs. Kauffman. Gladys Carpenter-Teaching Calculus and other elementary sciences. Noted for high grading. Gwenfiolyn Cunningham - Messenger g1r . Cleo Conter-Dramatic reader. Nancy Cortes - Author of "My trip around the world." Richard Credicott-Poses for Arrow col- lar ads. Mabel Dinges-Shorthand champion of the universe. Elizabeth Dowling-Won beauty prize including a trip to Zion City. Mary Daacon-Principal of Shannon Community High School. Bernice Dickman-Ford dealer. Martha Erickson-Manufacturer of rub- ber teeth. Roberta Emrich-Comedy fat lady, star- . ring under Milton Babcock's director- s 1 p. Dorothy Fishburn-Fancy diver Viola Fry-Domestic science teacher. Margaret Farber-Worn out from pol- ishing saxes. Fred Fink-City scavenger. Russell Frankeberger-French inter- preter for Uneeda Biscuit Company. Karl Frank-Telling bed time stories over radio. Robert Fisher-Retired Farmer. Dorothy Fleming-Now in musical com- edy "Ain't nature grand." UD Wilbur Garman-Matinee idol. John Gilbert-Physics teacher. Harriet Haller-Cloak model for Stuk- enberg's. Ella Hutmacher-Wet goods expert. Wilber Hershey-Minister. Isadora Haight-Artist model. Mervin Hasselman-Teaching dancing by mail. Francis Heinen-Shoe string manufac- turer. David Hunter-Unavoidably detained for 30 days. Mary Hill-Author of "How to cultivate personality." Willard Hiatt-Conducting Elgin State Asylum Band. Geneva Holmes-Star bareback rider of Sells Floto Circus. Milford Hopke-Turned into a paper hanger on account of his height. Ruth Hansen-Posing for typical Amer- ican beauty pictures. Iola Ickes-Red Cross nurse in Regular Army. Florence Jaeger-Milliner. Marion Johnston-Mrs. Bardell. Karl J aeger-Staff cartoonist with "Lena Bugle." Arthur Jenner-Olympic Champion. Jack Kauffman-Member of firm of Kauffman, Goldstein 8z Cohen. George Keck-Professor of French. Marion Keehn-Now Mrs. Miller. Nonie Kuehner-Sewing teacher. Twyla Keister-Socialist candidate for president. Clyde Kaiser-Running news stand. Dorothy Kencke-Formerly of Follies of 1940. Amy Kramer-President of the Woman's Club. Marie Kramer-Musical Critic. Susie Kerr-Private secretary. Myrtle Kappes-Female pugilist. Jack Kuehner-Most popular mortician in Meekin. Loris Leverton-Teaching Bugology at Harvard. Sarah Lapp-Chemist. Raymond Lamm-Instructor of Psycho- analysis. Helen Leamy-Teaching at Brown's Business College. Roland Lawver-Truck farmer. Alvin Lawver-Acting as chauffeur for sister. Roberta McLees-Librarian, Thelma Mulnix-Farmerette. Mary Ellen Manion-Trig. expert. no m Qul924npAQi5s-9K 5fk 4 3 fxfxfx . ease fx X -fs Senior Prophecy Marjorie Messler-Piano tunerf Kenneth Myers-Lineman for wireless telegraph company. Dorothy Meyers--Baby talk expert. Melvin Mitchell--Salesman for Stacomb, etc. Olga Mielke-Piano player at Majestic Theatre. Fred Montiegel-Editor "Men's Fash- ions." Rubye Mitchell-Owner of a chicken plantation. George Manus-Designer of antiques. Julia Molter-Playing Eliza in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Emma Molter-Teaching horseback rid- ing. Russell Mallory-Tapestry shark. Loran McClanathan-Window washer. Russell Nesemeir-Subbing for -Blood- hound in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Evelyn Nelson-Dress Designer. Margaret Norton-Aenesthetic dancing, Don Nelson-Teeth extractor. Dorothy Ogden-Conducting newspaper column "Advice to the lovelornf' Gertie Orendorf-Socialist. Harry Oman-Fish peddler. Louise Packard-Glass Blower. Dorothy Phillips-Cartoonist. Doris Patterson-Searching for the foun- tain of youth. Vernena Puls-Human fly. Ralph Putnam-Jockey in English Derby. Ruth Peters-Tree expert. Henry Raepple-Manager of Lingerie department of Woolworths. Louise Raymer-Movie vamp. Virginia Rotzler-Gym teacher. Elizabeth Roche-Cat Hospital proprie- tor. Charles Richards-Popular singer in Kelly Stables in Chicago. Arline Ruthe-Bricklayer. Bill Stefen-Pool Hall Executive, Anita Steele-Popular Song Writer. Edna Sartorius-Nursemaid. Mildred Schlegel-Interior' decorator. Margaret Sauer-Chimney sweep. Grace Sensanbaugh-Coal miner. Mary Schwartz-Assisting Don Nelson. Katherine Sluiter-Now Mrs. Plegge. Bowen Staver-Singing for Vocalion Records. Maude Soladay-Dressmaker. Clarice Sites-Teacher of canary birds. How to make them sing. Lucile Shepley-Plumber. Ruth Shockey-Long distance hiker. Robert Schroeder-Hypnotist. Russell Schmidt-Bird house designer. Lovetta Steele-Stage Coach, Don Stewart-Has title role in "Icabod Crane." Theodore Turner-Following in father's footsteps. Clyde Thomas-Facial massage expert. Max Taylor-Animal trainer. Bill Thomas-Heart Buster. Bernice Trepus-Photographer. Esther Volkers-Landscape gardener. Art Voigt-Still vacationing. Charles Weiber-Fireman. Jack Wilson-Now driving yellow wagon for brother-in-law's coal business. Lyle Wagner-Sexton. Tom Willie-Male modiste. Hugh Williams-Cedarville's village cut up. Russell Wallace-Manufacturing fric- tionless chewing tobacco. Vivian Youngblood-Office girl for L. A. F. Elroy Yde-Woman hater, Philip Freidag-Ballyhoo man with a circus. Lady Nonie-Dear me it's 6 o'clock. I must return to camp. Karl Jaeger-Yes, I am quite famished. Lord Credicott-Very well, we can re- turn here tomorrow. Exit. q:E5 vb 0? 'i Q s AAAAeiieaE5EJD0LADISQEeiia Xffxf ebb Junior Mantle Speech OR three long years, your great and accom- plished class has been our model for all high ideals and brilliant attainments. Now, we Juniors are ready to put aside our childish ways and take up all the responsibilities which you Sen- iors are leaving to us. You have not only set high standards for us in character, but also in scholar- ship, drama, and leadership. Since we have one more years of background than you have, and your high standards to follow, we should be able to accomplish even greater things than you or other previous Senior classes have done. We admire you as a Senior Class for all the Dorothy Frank good things you have done for F. H. S., but most of all for your clean character and good scholar- ship. You no doubt remember that five of your members were elected to the National Honor Society in their Junior year. To us, as Sophomores, that seemed an unusual number, but now, as Juniors, we find that six of our members have been elected to that society. You Seniors have been proud of the fact that you have been leading in the Honor Roll, but, since in the last few months, the Juniors have been in the lead, we shall, no doubt, have a larger Honor Roll next year than ever before. Partly due to the co-operation of your class in supporting us, we have made a great success of our Leap Year Carnival and "Green Stockings." We hope that we have given you a glorious farewell and one that you will never forget-our Junior-Senior banquet. We also hope that this will mark the beginning of a successful career for each and every one of you. When you Seniors leave, F. H. S. will be losing some brilliant leaders who have led her onward to that much desired goal-victory. We shall be benefitted by their accomplishments and profit by their experience. Thus, the leaders of our class who take their places next year ought to be able to lead us to a goal far in advance of the one that you have reached. We will confront all difficulties with cool heads and overcome them in the manner that we think best. We will strive not to lower the high standards you have set before us, but to raise them, if such a thing be possible. We, the Senior Class of 1925, are now ready to accept with grave concern the mantle and all its dignity which is bestowed upon us by one of the most efficient classes that has ever graduated from Freeport High School. Our aim will be to better the character of the institution and serve it in all the ways that will add to its fame and honor. 166 -5. Hllwi W 'fl IWVIII mu lwlhwvi 95 qi QQEQ 4S557Ys Q29 ffp S Q29 fvsvvs Q52 'e .l r 167 47 Qi5Q?2J7pD0LADIS 55-2 435459 .o. KIQWN ' . 1R! L!1W1 Hx mglu - lllvifnll QE1E 168 Q 5 ffvx X ease Q 3 gf' Kalendar -- September Tues. 4-Open wide, ye doors, school's be- gun. Wed. 5-The girls discover Bill Thomas and Sterling Sword. Thrill. Thurs. 6-First assembly. Freshmen hear "beginning on the outside rows" for the first time. Miss Van Kessell is greatly surprised to discover that our football captain is really good looking. Fri. 7-Football practice. A howling mob clamors for suits. Mon. 10-Freshmen wandering in the basement still ask for room 20. Tues. 11-Juniors mistake Mr. Lottes for a new Senior. Wed. 12-Senior girls tell Miss Cravens that Freshmen should wear their hair in pigtails. Thurs. 13-Heat desists and school is again continued until four o'clock. Mon. 17-Miss Davenport opens the lib- rary for the fall rush. Tues. 18-First bank day. We didn't know there were so many bankbooks to lose. Wed. 19-First Hi-Y meeting. Cooky throwing is again shown to be the most popular form of athletics. Thurs. 20-Senior elect. Heinen takes the oath. lions SEPT 6 ,T WX. f il 7 . il 1 U. l lIl'l'lll i ii L. W MIEDJSEPT. I9 X f' : ' " . M ff Q 0 iv ' 'AA 2 if ff... -c C433 Q l I I,i3'! if I 32117 I EE fs I .3 7- if lf? llflll X I HL If 1 1 fl FWZ:-. X l def? ' f HI! s Z V -: A, ff 7 if f ifflff A .. Mgyufgj l l l X V M1223 xxx 7 I CJ . ZX f ik affix f l"' , X fk K- xp . ,Q , 5 ff xoflM6:UI Zff IVZZKJH Q l 5,30 0 f , N if Fm. SEPT. 21. '-J Fri. 21-Smoke screen from Mr. Braden's room makes the first fire drill almost real. Mon. 24-Athletic council comes out in the open and tries to shower us with season tickets. Tues. 25-Bank day again. We're always broke on Tuesdays. Wed. 26-Orange and Black Clubs have a party and revel in "Drop-then handkerchief" and tag. Thurs. 27-Report cards! Seniors lead in the honor roll. Fri. 28-First football assembly. Davies and Fricker are star performers. Sat. 29-First game. Lights win, 12-0. Heavies lose 0-3. 95MW 'L1'ogl:5l 2 , 00 9169 4 53 fx, , ,X ff: Dil in 'EZ' ,X,X, ff: u' in WAQHDDOLADISQ M 3 i Kalendar -- October 1 . Mon. 1-Jack Kauiman announces his QL 6 X X N book "How to Catch a Pass in Three N K f 'V tl' X X Chances and Drop It on the Fourth," , Q. Q X xg is going to press. Q 4 1 ' J ,A 0 , wxx Tues. 2-Junior elect. "The Stephenson County Husky Fullback" takes first , "! - .417 honors. 6 ' WWII. - Wed. 3-Booster Club is organized. V 1 jim! 1 Thurs. 4-Latin Club organized. Miss .ff 0 Ryan informs us that Art Voigt has a FRI OU. ,Q G Y logical mind. From playing football. p ' ' g Fri. 5-We decide that the end of the world is approaching. A Freshman studies Algebra so hard that he doesn't know when.the period ends. !g!yM Sat. 6-EastfAurora Wins. Heavies 0 to x i."!,j.. X 26. Aw ul! Lights 0-0!! ,AZ Mon. 8-Sophomore elections. ' Tues. 9- Pep Club agitation begins. ' I Hasn't ended yet. L 5 . Wed. 10-Big mystery-What have Mar- I vin, Howard, and Bill up their sleeves? vm OO, 26 5 Thurs. 11-Mystery unraveled. They hold ' ' ' an assembly to announce our new pa- f'y0n,Ocr 29, l per. Hurrah! Miss Ryan hands the happy news staff its resignations. Fri. 12-Not a thing happens. . Sat. 13-La Salle. Lights 6 to 0. Heavies 19 to 0. Yea Teams! The first appear- ance of Pat Holmes'new concealed pass. Mon. 15-School paper sold-we call it the weekly Polaris. Marvin is afraid it will prove the weakly Polaris. Tues. 16-Pep Club organized. Four clubs for girls and three for boys? DUES! S333 No wonder Bank Day is a total failure. Thurs. 18-First edition. Isn't it wonderful-W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-L?! Fri. 19-Booster Club funeral assembly. Jay Pollock saturates two red, three blue, and oneDwhiiieI liiandkeirchifefff Milt weeps real tears with the aid of an onion. on e son's ora o ering is touching. Sat. 20-'Tis a sad tale. The funeral is all ours. Elgin wins both games. Lights 0 to 10. Heavies 13 to 20. But oh, that beautiful third quarter. Mon. 22-Miss Parker teaches school songs to the Froshes. Fri. 26-Twenty Junior and Senior girls have their hair shingled. The next day there is a barbers' picnic. . ' l Sat. 27-Joliet! Freeport s lights win 7 to 6. Heavies win 26 to 0. First and last double vlctory. Art Voigt plays last ive minutes. lVIon. 29-New spirit! Let's go! Babe Stewart was presented with two -3- black eyes but Milt was slighted and got only one. Evidently Milt A A came out on top. ,W lilllli Y -QEJq ' U 170 -.J -11 f f X -33 0-. rn :Ee fx X X . 53 ,S fs X X M :sb DOLYSDIS 43 MM mir Kalendar -- November Thurs. 1-Seniors take intelligence test. f UGG- NOV 5 Mr. Mensenkamp says it proved mf. how intelligent we are not. -ff CCS! Fri. 3-Kryl Concert. Bill Thomas won- K ders if letting his hair grow will improve his playing. Go on! Try it, Bill. Sat. 4-Dekalb. Lights 0 to 13. Heavies fp 20 to 6. Yea Team! lag Mon. 5-Bill Brooks is tardy for the , r-- ' B1 6 'e thirteenth time. QuN.Nov.l - -li Qs C' Tues. 6-Memory expert. 'tHe does al- f most as well as I can," says Red Q Mitchell. Ahem! Thurs. 8-Polaris staff at last appointed. gi ' QM Sat. 10--West Aurora. Lights 12 to O. ii 'ivff' fiigggipin Q ,fag Heavies 0 to 3. Cramberries sell gl!! "hot dogs." 1 " I 1.4 Mon. 12-Senior president and Polaris l KL! y editor have black eyes. Haven't nm YE they any sense of proper Senior H- gl --hf 5 dignity. f Q Q, f l ! Wed. 14-Art Voigt wonders why Nonie X I f gi ,L i Kuehner wears red barrettes in her Ll ,X 1 "T, I-B black hair. This isn't Rockford! 7,7 DQS' ' i "' Thurs. 15 - Booster Club "tags" the "W!Wj?'?i9f'alf""'Tff2 school. Certain favored young la- dies collect tags without paying for fsfai 'TAu11s.Nov, Z I. them. Fri. 16-The Big Day is near at hand. A 4 The first time in history that we ' ' X have had no assembly before a Rockford game. sat. 17-THE ROCKFORD GAME!! I .ffm HEAVIES WIN 9 to 3. Lights lose Y " 0 to 17. After the game Chalie and Wilma show us "How it's done,'! right out in public!!! Miss Gile kids the Swedish judge out of a fine, otherwise Milt and Roberta might still be in jail!!! Mon. 18-K. Jaeger plays Santa Clause to Comp. Class. Opera! LAF sings "Yes We Have No Bananas"!!! The treat of a life-time. Pep Club gives a matinee dance. Tues. 19-Miss Ryan excuses football heroes from test! Try out for Kath- leen. Churchill admits he expects to be hero! Thurs. 21-Report cards! O Death! Where is thy sting? Director for Kathleen comes. He's good looking!! Fri. 22-Freshmen girls revert to hair ribbons. Sat. 25-We hold Clinton to a scoreless tie. Football men learn to dance. .-. Mon. 26-Polaris Annual staff holds a meeting. Miss Ryan informs us 0 that Art Voigt is "heap big chief." Milt wonders if he'll have to write W ' all of his own literary matter. ' will Wed. 28-The Banquet! Football is great practice for dancing. Milt and llllliiiif ,Bill Thomas collect all the ladies' favors in sight. Mill!! Thurs. 29-Thanksgiving Day! Oh! Tu.rkey!! V MAE? 171 " Y ,Qin Qs? Avvve xii? asa-2 ,vw Q sip. 2 Kalendar -- December Mon. 3-The business manager makes "EES-IDSF I' one editor do the work of two . He 'AW must have wanted to cut down on expenses. V Tues. 4-One pair of sandals appear in 5 the halls. Wed. 5-The halls are clogged with sandals. N Thurs. 6-Norb Keyes thrills the school k Z by wearing a black and purple -g ' A- "' as gf plaid shirt. qjgnlfbltllqg in I Fri. 7-Art Voigt, is unablle to describe H if ,ig 33 a gir s ear ecause e never saw 4 L ij one. 9 hffmn Mon. 10-Karl Jaeger is warned that he ,Q .ffz must make no morestage entran- ' fi ces, two minutes late to comp. class. 0 4, Tues. 11-Bank day. Schroeder, the N philanthropist, brings a dollar in dimes so his class may be 100 per --1'-"1 cent. .gil-TDECD gl' Wed. 12-Kathleen dress rehearsal. Rain! We fear Mr. Blue will fade. Thurs. 13-"Kathleen"-Flowers. i 0 Fri, 14-More flowers and compliments f.E-':-.'-.2-5"'f."'? 5 for "Kathleen" cast. if Sat. 15-We bid Mr. Blue a sad and - QD tearful farewell. Why do they 6 .moi send such fascinating directors? JHEMR Mon. 17-Russell Borchers tries to get l I I Algebra III credit for his Kathleen performance. Tues. 18-Miss Ryan sick. Isadora plays teacher. The class plays bridge. Wed. 19-Miss Ryan still at home. Jack Wilson teaches! These editors can do anything. Thurs. 20-F. H. S. decides to be St. Nicholas to Freeport's needy poor. Fri. 21-Comp. class has a Christmas party, featuring Churchill as jolly old St. Nick. Matinee dance. Tues. 25-Santa Claus! W Wed. 26-A grand, gay time. Get up at 1:30 P. M. Goto bed at 3 A. M. Mon. 31-Ain't life grand! 41?-J.l6 172 . 4516335 fxfxfx - 5125? gggg 4S9s?Q7S gi? Kalendar -- January 'A Tues. 1-First basket ball game. Bob MON ,RN Yde stars. Lights win 15-5. Heavies , ' ,E win 24-16. . -" I Wed. 2-School begins again. ' Now we can catch up on lost sleep during charge hours. Thurs. 3-Miss Constantine says that correcting John Blackmore's French sentences is like building a new car around the old hub caps. Fri. 4-Non-conference Rockford game. Lights win 18-17! Hurrah! Heav- - I X ll X' 1 1 if , N 1 X 1 . ff xx F ., ,. ies lose-16-19. Too bad. QQ, 75111.-lam. IS Mon. 7-Bunny Paul appears wearing 2 fawn colored spats! Tues. 8-Football F's awarded. Fricker 0 shakes hands with his lights. if 1 1 Wed. 9-Mr. Cross attempts to make V 1:- Roberta McLees stop talking for ' ' five minutes. No luck. Thurs. 10-Ruth Andre has her hair bobbed! They all fall sooner or E later. Q , Fri. 11-We take two games from East XJ J Z3 Aurora. ED' ml' Sun. 13-Jack falls up the steps to church. Mon. 14-We discover that Rockford is ousted. Tragedy. Tues. 15-David Burrell makes sand- wiches for French club. Wed. 16-Glee Club assembly. Jimmy Richards gets an encore. Thurs. 17-Honor society members an- g nounced. Congratulations,old dears. Fri. 18-We discover that Howard Ben- nethum is a good actor. He pre- XX f ri Alf 4 AJ . ff rf J-,doo f fb M f X 1 X, flyf Z X X ff all . AQ Zj7,EGElf X tends he is a dumbbell in the music assembly. Elgin games. Sat. 19-The team all arrive safely from Elgin! Hi-Y sleighing party is enlivened by a cooky throwing contest. Mon. 21-Mr. Braden, has an assembly. Foy Matter tells us Mr. B. is good looking. 1.2 Foy! Tues. 22-Report cards. New schedules. Wed. 23-Matinee dance. End of semester. Fri. 25-We play Beloit and Byron. Beloit wins. Byron loses. Sat. 26-We play Belvidere again-and lose. Our motto henceforth shall be, never repeat a game when you have won, once. V - Mon. 28-New semester. The last one for Seniors. The "Green River" floods our halls. More bobbed hair. Tues. 29-Miss Reitzell invites all Freshmen girls to gym. Don Stewart A walks out. We discover Mr. Trever. Heis ea woman hater-he says! Wed. 30-You can tell the new Freshmen by their superlative dignity. :fc on 173 :-1 fx, , ,X fi u'u in EZ- Xf X ::. U- we We be DOLADI s 43 f f 1 2 i Kalendar -- February i C Fri. 1-Boohoo! Juniors beat the noble ? TUESTEB Seniors at the honor roll. Well, they've nothing else to do. Sa. 2--Hi-Gob Carnival. Eats! Shows! Marg Fleisher and Karl Trever are most popular. f Tues. 5-Betty Brokhausen and David Burrell star in a mammoth produc- tion of "Cinderella" Wed. 6-"Dance Committee meets in -2 church." B r e t h r e n, even our 4 T churches are being attacked by HM' E17 A Satan's hordes. 5 f Thurs. 7-Mr. Mensenkamp kidnaps ' thrift cup-by. fair means or foul -he'll have his own way! Fri. 8-We again defeat De Kalb. Mr. T r e v e r provides amusement be- tween acts. Mon. 11-We discover that. Rockford comes here for the tournament. Hurrah! Tues. 12-Pep Club decides to assist the ' ' T Tm 6 Howling Hundred but refuses to be W Rl called the Snappy Supporters. Wed. 13-Miss Judy has a style show. Thurs. 14-Jerry B. gets a valentine from "Bob," Bob who? We're curious. Fri. 15-Tri County Older Boy's confer- X-' ence. B. B. game at West Aurora. We- Sat. 16-More conference. The Cram!- M berries party. Miss Reitzell "mon- gnmkqi keys" with the lights. 'Twas the l social event of the season. Jimmy Brew is elected Knave of Hearts! Evelyn Nelson and Bob Fisher, King and Queen. Tues. 19-The Sr. Board of control can't decide whether to be Dutch or German. Bank day! Thurs. 21-Tryout for "Friendly Enemies." The judges upset the dope. Three Germans and none of them fat! I Fri. 22-Washington got here! Assembly all morning. No school all after- noon. Rockford rages all evening. Lights win. Heavies lose-but they were great games. Sat. 23-Heavies ruin Beloit-20-14. Too bad-for Beloit. Thurs. 28-Russell Barrett recites history to Miss Stewart in German. She gives him ten because she thinks it might be right. All habits are not harmful! -3- Fri. 29-Assemby for Bowen gameg also moving pictures and moving speeches concerning Junior Carnival. Fritz decides he'd rather be an athlete than make speeches. We win both games. 'llrl ll!!! V 4gii wg 174 :Qc 2 fsfxfifs sees fvvvs Q 2 gig., Kalendar -- Sat. 1-Junior Carnival. A good time was had by all-especially E. Ca- hill. Wonder why. We pester the town with Salvation Army Tags. Mon. 3 - Monday - Blue M 0 n d a y. Charles Richards wonders if it would be ethical to have his hair marcelled for the play. Tues. 4-Assemby-4th hour. We learn how bottles are made. C. H. C. won't let us try it in Chemistry. Wed. 5-Assembly for Tournament. Sir William makes his first speech. Thurs. 6-C. H. C. fails to appear. Sir William Thomas, Red Mitchell, and Russell Frankeberger amuse them- selves by sliding down the attic banisters. Tournament begins. Fri. 7-Rockford piles up more revenge for last November. Sat. 8-The rest of the tournament also bows before the conqueror. Tues. 11-Bank day. Miss Salter lends a dime to make her class 100 per cent! So does Miss Courtney! Nine rahs-twice. Wed. 12-Track enthusiasts beg that they be allowed to practice out- doors, even if it is snowing. Thurs. 13-Mr. Lottes falls upstairs and lands at Miss Hancock's feet. Fri. 14-Seniors realize there will be no more basket ball games this year. Has it been said before that "Time flees ?" Mon. 17-Critic's night. Galena debate team forfeits. One to our credit. Tues. 18-Hi-Y gives Mother and Son mother home early so she can't get Wed. 19-Dress Rehearsal. Where is can't find the exit. March Toss. firm, L! t .W G G 0 25 1 aa ' fi 1 W. we QW.. .423-., XJED. Mm? WHL: UL, ,E . q 1 I li k ' - WEn.!"lnR-'Z' S 'Q A CZEGEQ Q-5 banquet. Doc Neidigh sends his dissipated. i that "pesky" door bell? Mervin Thurs. 20-"Friendly Enemies". Mrs. Kidd and Don Stewart admit they wept. Fri. 21-More "Friendly Enemies". Bunny discovers "she" is there again -with another man ! Mon. 24-Paul Meyers attends teachers' institute! Also the ex B. B. cap- tain from Orangeville ! Wed. 26-Rockford profs beat us in spite of B. O. Garns! No wonder, one of the "Swedes" had red hair! Thurs. 27-Sr. O. Sz B. sells sandwiches to the starving pedants. 175 ,EM Qs? 4-vvvs aess5QpDOL'AQIS Q25 ees? v f, Q sb l ! F f,iMi fr T' 'ffl T 'EEE' 1 ! C! 'Vw-QLJRS. HVR. I7 3 , " Azure: -41 NUC . 2 1' R ! - C-Lmgco d' 1 yd, , ' .1 li JW , W a a F! Q X ' ' 1 at 11 f HZ? W Wim X 'M Q Wg 5HrR.22 Q! JHEGER 0- SHT emzai A Kalendar -- April Wed. 2-Spring is here! Ozro Hill sees a robin. Dave McNary decides his head is warm enough without a cap. Thurs. 3-The relay aspirants come out in the open. Fri. 4-Jack Kauffman falls out the as- sembly window. Betty B. loses her famous law-suit against Bill Brooks! And the jury were all men. Mon. 7-Mr. Cross decides to squelch "love's sweet young dreaming in the springu under a lot of extra work. These profs! Why didn't they think of that last winter when we had noth- ing better to do? Junior play tryout. Wed. 9-Don Stewart wears a fancy tan vest! Style experts take note! Thurs. 10-Annual staff gives a mock meeting for assembly. 'Twasn't nat- ural-we didn't all talk at once. Fri. 11-Debate here with Waukegan. We lose, the Waukeganites broke the oral speed limits. Mon. 14-The negative debate team is still loose among the wilds of Chicago. Tues. 15-Seniors elect "Who's Who"- only one position was unanimously awarded! Wed. 16-Senior Hi-Y collects some new officers. The old ones must have been getting tired. Thurs. 17-Assembly. Treble Clef and Glee Club perform. Fri. 18-Arbor day. No school all afternoon. Hurrah! Sat. 19-Inter Class Track meet. Juniors win! Mon. 20-Seniors elect faculty "Who's Who". Who is what? Tues. 21-Horrors! LAF informs us that all Seniors must write an ora- tion! What have we done to deserve this? Wed. 22-Band assembly. Oh, beautiful noise! CHC takes his Chem. class to the gas plant. T. Turner is overcome. h Thurs. 23-Milt and Churchill debate. Subject-"Does Man desire Power or Freedom ?" No decision. Fri. 24-Drake relays at Des Moines. Sat. 26-Violent practice for the Rockford relay. Miss Davenport buys a Ford and takes Russell Goodrich out as chauffeur. Mon. 28-The judges start on the Senior orations. "What book did he get that out of ?" Tues. 29-The day of days! The Rockford Relay. We win-break all records. Time 2 hours, 15 minutes, 23 seconds. Wed. 30-Matinee dance-just to keep the victory men in practice. 176 fn' 4553535 4S557 - Q52 Q Dia, .1 iq rip W il ilu!! W! llglilflll lillilml lllhlu rl 95 Q Kalendar -- May Thurs. 1-Polaris Copy in! R. Goodrich not back to school yet. Fri. 2-Well known explorers bring home their discovery-the first v i o l e t. Spring has come. Sat. 3-Interscholastic t r a ck meet of northern Illinois High Schools-here. Mon. 5-Milt writes in six memory books at once-proving why he is most pop- ular with the girls. Tues. 6-Art Voigt comes to third hour charge! Nothing to do but study-- The Polaris is gone to the printer. Wed. 7-Dress Rehearsal for "G re en Stockings." Thurs. 8-We fail to see the verdant hos- iery display, but the play was swell! Fri. 9-"Green Stockings" again. Is that the latest fashion? Sat. 10-Track meet with Rockford-here. We have them out in the open again. Tues. 13-Mr. Mensenkamp forgets to give any front seats third hour! Thurs. 15-Karl Jaeger falls downstairs and musses his hair! Tragedy. Fri. 16-State meet begins at Urbana. Sat. 17-More state track at Urbana. We wait for results with bated breath. . Mon. 19-Kenneth Schulz reveals the se- cret of "How to make a water wave." Tues. 20-John Blackmore studies! The World is getting better and better! Thuurs. 22-Rock Grove inspects "Green Stockings." Fri. 23-Booster club dance! Wonderful! .ixxsfl fs? A U 39? fc if ll -rf r sr - E gldzf-THURSJVIHYW ' I QW ONA MHY P' S Fm l"hw30 A L fl - M if Q. aff Q C , ll.. sJHEL1E.-ri Sat. 24-Cramberries Club gives a May breakfast. Conference track meet at Elgin. Tues. 27-Mr. Mensenkamp gives one last test to his classes. Ending the season with a bang! Thurs. 29-Miss Stewart promises to have her hair bobbed in June. Will she? Senior Oratory impresses community. Fri. 30-Bill Ridgway begins to take his books home! Sat. 31-National track meet at Chicago U. 177 47 Aaah- QEQEE-E Xcxfxf Q 5 .a r " A l if Mowduwei M , .. 4 5 Wwlllh. lil 'ITJE ., IO. o2....a.,. S D. JUNE V, Kalendar -- June Mon. 2-The first man appears with a straw hat! Tues. 3-The aisles are clogged with mem- , ory books. Wed. 4-Everlasting friendship is being pledged in all corners. Thurs. 5-Mary Ellen gets a front seat for the last time. Fri. 6-S e ni o r s last regular d a y in school. Oh, dear, Wouldn't it be nice to be a freshie? Sniflie, sniflle! Sun. 8--Baccalaureate. Don't the linen dresses look nice. Mon. 9-No classes for Seniors but they are all here. Tues. 10-The Junior-Senior B a n q u e t! Oh, marvelous! We'll never forget it -never! Wed. 11-Class day! More last sad rites. Aren't the speeches and s p e a k e r s fine? Thurs. 12-Commencement! Fri. 13-Friday the thirteenth! Yes We feel sorta that Way! Sat. 14-Miss Stewart, makes good her t h r e a t. She promises to wear it straight! O 178 Q33 fvvfvs Q29 Q29 A-fvvs sis r ' 179 an. JOKES 45 ff f fs Qissippo ees vs, 1 2 ' Johnny, can you locate the North Pole ?" "I don't know that one, but there's seventeen of them live next door." 5--fi ff f is ' G' S' ' -9 n A if ' if 53" ' 3611 v ' Q' Q .X xg., jaw. X. ew -. -x --sf V50 '4"Qo7:S . yQ49 X' ,. new I hff i ll 1- l A fm 1 1 , ,fy x 1. f Nvw' P K fuk -vx sg 314 gas M Q 5Q"Q T N 1 1 X , ,Sk Q 'L Fr' flfefks -Y at ' Q at Qkis N.. Q P - 0 , 1 VE ix ZQZQ 'O A Z,w.9X-Y ga .935 Iii ' gfj ggggfz if- M Elf: .af 'vw X 6 'Sri o 0 0 K f . LA - Old gl., Roberta Emrich4f'A penny for your thoughts, Churchill," Bangs-"I was thinking of going home." Pa Emrich fat the head of the stairsb t'Give him a dollar,Roberta,it's worth it." DEFINITION OF A KISS A thing of no use to one, but much prized by two, Nothing divided between two. The only really agreeable two-faced action under the sun, or the moon either. What the child receives free, what the young man steals and the old man buys. The food by which the flame of love is fed. That which you cannot give without taking, nor take without giving. Time was raised in the lapse of ages. Now you tell one. 'Can you spell Homicide?" "I can make a stab at it." "Gee, Mary, the moon does enough damage now, but think what it would be responsible for if some one put a soft silk shade on it."-J. K. THE 23RD PSALM UP TO DATE The Ford is my car, I shall not want another. It maketh me to lie down in wet places, It spoileth my good clothes, It leadeth me into deep mud holes, It leadeth me into the paths of ridicule for its name sake. It prepareth a breakdown for me in the presence of mine enemies. Yea, tho' I run through the valleys I am towed up the hills. I fear great evils while it is with me. Its rods and its engine discomfort me. It anointeth my head with oil. Its tank runneth over. Surely to goodness, if this thing fol- loweth me all the days of my life, I shall dwell in the house of the insane forever. Her Ma-"What? G o o d n e s s-you iiunked in French? Why I can't under- stand it." Innocent Thingf-'tSame here. That's why I Hunkedf' 4 I - 2 E . ff 'fx I film f URM Mr. Fulwider-"Give wliliat you con- sider the most important date in history." Nonie Kuehner- "The one Anthony had with Cleopatra." The Planet Mars is to be photographed with a movie camera in August. If it screens well it will evidently be elevated to stardom. no qu Q0 MW Q33 AAA? ii? 'X X X X fab gig, JOKES I 4 .f Q' -f cl T X L - J Jason- Mary Ellen's Brother-"Oh, Milton! Guess what Pa said about you last night." Milton Babcock-"Why, I haven't an idea in the world." M. Efs Brother-"Oh shucks, you lis- tenedf' LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF THE CLASS OF '24 We, the class of ,2-1, do bequeath and bestow .the following upon any members of the lower classes if they need them:- Milt. Babcock's good looks: Mary Carnahan's picture gallery: Carl Frank's height: Lucille Shepley's freckles: Ruth Andreis smile: Roberta Emrich's shriek: Marion Keehn's curls: Howard Bennethum's ability to man- age financial affairs: Jack Kuehner's time: Ruth Andre's friendship with the teachers: Milt. Babcock's stately appearance: Don Nelson's and Bob Yde's foolish- ness: . ' John Blackmore's argumentative abil- ity: Mary Carnahan's giggle: "Red" Mitchell's brains: "Chunky" Bang's weight: Francis Heincn's strength: Jack KauiTman's crust: i Ken Boyer's line: A ill! uit WIHHI JM: CAN YOU IMAGINE: Ken Boyer on the relay team. LaVerne Grell going to church. Milt Babcock having trouble getting a date. Fred M o n t i e g el without his hair combed. Mary Carnahan when she wasn't look- ing for a thrill. Roberta Emrich with long curls. Betty Brokhausen silent for one hour. Nonie Kuehner walking to school. David Burrell smoking a stogie. Jack Kuehner studying after school. "Red" Mitchell with black curly hair. Mr. Mensenkamp--K'What is a tetra- hedron?,' Vernon Fry-"You mean an icosahed- ron?" Mr. M.-"No, a tetrahed1'on." V. F.-"Well, wouldn't you like to know what an icosahedron is ?" Mr. Fulwider-"Did you say Monroe or you didn't know." ff f Jr A0 7 -' lillil' if fa 1 ' Gentleman-"How you stutter, my lad! Have you been to stammer school?" Kid-"Nuno--l-d-d-d-did this natu- rally." Ruth AndreA"Would you like to take a nice long walk?" Joe Straub--f'Yes, indeed." R. A.--"Then don't let me detain youf 031 Mm Ou 181 ' v QS? mmap gig? D , 52? IYAAA 6935, 4 .0- 0 , ' xx , 'MMI YMNQI , llwrllj WW! 'Mix QMQ 182 ww 6233 4-vsmv-fs sis? S es? AAA-A sis ADVERTHSEMENTS The Class of 1924 Wishes to extend a few Words of appreciation to the adver- tisers in this book. We Wish to thank them for their hearty co-operation and their splendid support. These mer-- chants We recommend to our readers as being Worthy of your patronage, A iii 1 I 1 'I ' All V 183 Qs? lN! 0Y casey fig cis? fxfxf gait, l STRAIGHT TO THE MARK! The game in Sherwood Forest and the ene- mies of King Richard of England had cause to fear the arrows of Robin Hood. Straight from the bow of the benevolent bandit flew the barbed shafts, hitting their mark every time. Saving money is as necessary to success in life as was accurate aim to Robin Hood. The pos- session of actual cash permits you to go straight to your goal, for the man with the dollars, rightly or wrongly, commands respect. The best and surest way for a young man to accumulate money is through a savings account. Why not start one with THE KNGWLTON STATE BANK FREEPORT, ILLINOIS .o. A ill .,,r gl Qlwllli li ,i :alia V fi3: - E33l924qii3l 3RP 184 :gags fsfxf Qfs sees gb Q22-jesse? fs X vs 5 gli, FAC S lgiiits gn M4 Q Lgisf 0 gg Concrete ' 3- A " J Floors s LL ff 2 fl ., 0 . 1: 3 ri, .. Q. .. I 13739, . 1, ,, Q ' 4? G. ' 9 0. ' . is - fa bi n' .' 0 -Q. FQ . gina - 4 Dflg.. vim W QE? 0015 fs Omg oo O99 of' 2 ad Q of Egfg QM no r Ov o kg px? M LFE Q 99 O., df? f V -Y Q ' ' 5 ,. M no Legg 0. wb 5. Ig Steel Roof Trusses Expanding Metal Lath Boiler Outside of Theatre No Cellar Where Fires Start No Balcony No Stairs Modern Ventilating System Seats 20 inches wide, 32 inches apart and none over five seats from an aisle Eight-Piece Orchestra Grand Pipe Organ Built for Safety, Beauty, Comfort The Hnest theatre in any city of 20,000 population .D. Hlllllil llllllll Mimi IMI! lil' "'1 , w ,Vw XON-SH Y'?o1v1PANfbQ likrtifil Y Q, FREEFORT-Ill-Q ,QS 476fNc-HU' Dedicated to Don Nelson The shades of night were falling fast. Don stepped on and rushed past. A crash! he died Without a sound. They opened up his head and found, Excelsior. -By Bob Yde 0 grwnop fl I.ADtl5 A MISSLS WEDVI V 95Mw mwqal92403J MM A 185 l l 47 ff f fs ii5Qs'QQ3mDOI-AAIQISQE Qi?-3 vu: 5955. "HOUSE OF SERVICE" Students, we think, will find us the "House of Service" in all lines of Pencils, Fountain Pens, Stationery and School Supplies. Complete line of Greeting Cards Oi'Hce Supplies of All Kinds OTTO WAGNER Phone Main 389 12 W, Main Street, Freeport, Illinois Jim Brew-"You have beautiful hair. It is just like a wonderful song I know of." Evelyn Nelson-'1What song is it Jim?" Jim Brew-"All over nothing at all." . ,.,, W, 'ww e, ,, ma, We MW ,Wm M W. W . ww-1 .Sum .Sm D .gm INCDRPORATEDW13 NAM.. wwe SUWKE CTOMMERCIAL WORK CA'FALOGS'AllVERTlSING 13 West Exchange Sr. FREEPORT, ILLxNoxs Phone Main 758 Slilllsenililelrggjlg ithers Dm! Goons . CoA-rs . Surrs . Munn-nam! 5 Russ 21-23 West Main St. FREEPORT, ALL. Freeport's Metropolitan Store 'Q' 0 Illlwllil IW 4 W1 Illillfilr up AQJQAA qi l924H3, mW 186 'il 2 pomms fs L 2 i An opportunity is oiered you to have the SECOND NATIONAL BANK A Help you Save money' either ig cglijviioyoziiileoin business come In and Talk It over With Us fMernber Federal Reserve Banking Systemj photos Z lf-glodaks E ' 1 etnllaiiqsgements aliiilsirns frames supplies photo finishing greeting cards "look us over" IIGER Q6 . Yjgdzo "on the ground floor" John-"Fm sorry, dear, but I can't take you to the show this evening." Alice-"Lent ?" John-"Yes, my money," CHARLES DEMETER The Quality Store for Wall Paper, Paint, Glass, Artistic Material 217 W. Stephenson St. Phone Main 441 I A K ESTABLISHED 1857 -3- FURNlTURE"RUGS"DRAPERIES A FREEPORT . ILL. Wifi iiiillill Mil MWS oj1l924nP A 0:0 187 fxfxf 6955:-,1 47 of f fx ffiaijppol-131218 Q75 sei? BUY CHRISTOPHER The coal that has a quality absolutely its own JOHN F. TRUNCK Coal, Coke and Face Brick Main 309 202 E, Douglas St. ' Bakery and Delicatessen Service BILLERBECICS BAKERY 'lVIr. Braden-"What is a spark gap?" Paul Meyers-"Why that's when a girl yawns, just as you start to kiss her." STEPHENSON COUNTY BANK Capital and Surplus S200,000.00 390, Interest Paid on Savings Accounts and Time Certificates We Solicit Your Patronage "A Good Place to do Your Tradingqni Eastman Kodaks, Amateur Finishing, Drugs, Stationery and Sundries EMMERT DRUG COMPANY 15 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, Illinois ' .2. Phone lVIain 85 ,Will lltwxyilv :Wi lwuiil C iss 452 Eg Q 1252 D EZ? o L MI S C 'S 9 iwllllti TMI 'Wing qw' LEED AIM E5 2 4 AW . 11: ls 9 I Qi? fv f fs iii? D1-QP iii-E XQX,X, l To the Graduate: Since 1858-66 years have passed, but during that time this store has faithfully served your parents, your grand parents and some of your great grand parents. We are striving to win your favors also. Only in so far as we are able to serve and please you-will it be the measure of our own success. WM. WALTON NEPHEWS 1858-1924 Dry Goods and Clothing THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Freeport, Illinois Capital . . , .... S150,000.00 Surplus and Profits . . 400,000.00 Addison Bidwell, Pres. John Bruce, Vice. Pres. J. M. Clark, Cashier John T. Hinderks, Asst. Cashier U. S, Government Depository Safety Deposit Boxes For Rent "Your Patronage is Respectfully Solicited" Dave Rowen-"Why do all the Freshies crowd around the fountain?" , Dorothy Ogden-"Oh that's easy, all green things need water." Established 1863 A. C. EMRICI-I "QUALITY" Clothing and Furnishings Freeport, Illinois For GOOD COAL Try THE H. A. HILLMER CO. Phone Main 43 220 E. Exchange St. 2 W Emil D20 AM fin 190 .Qi eggs 45757595 ees? S ess? fvvvs iss 555, .D. M H4 ,mf iliiilxlii mgzsfll V lies GESSNER'S For Good Candies, Sodas and C Light Lunches 16 So. Chicago Ave. fre 1 if 85' . HQUS:llEllll:zz:::::eg:1"' O Fl2EEP012'l1ILL. SPRINGPIELDJLL. , 12OCK1f0RD,ILL. HES MOINESJA. STEI2I.ING.ILl.. SIOUX CITYJA. DAVEN POULIA. Mr. Fulwider fgiving an examinationj-"Do any of the questions embarass you?" C. Bangs-"No the questions don't bother meg it's the answers." QUICK SERVICE BOSTON LUNCH Open Day and Night Opposite Post Office 'Tis the Taste that Tells the Tale Oak Brand lce Cream The Cream of Good Taste Freeport Dairy 8 Produce Co. 191 'UN Nr 4? QPDOLZSDIS wxqkl slim W Qifwm AMA 192 qieggs fxfxfx X Q29 fs X vs 4-5 .D. A ytllyw 'lil la l 1: x A M will llrlllflll rf41lJ,,'?I LES., Forty-Five Years of Fair Dealing ' A Giving service that makes Friends and Values that Keep them F. A. READ CO. Everybody's Store Dry Goods-Ready-to-Wear-Millinery-Carpets State Bank of Freeport Capital and Surplus over,One-Half Million Dollars A Strong and Progressive Bank Open Your Savings Account with this Bank Your Business will be Appreciated Margaret Fleisher-"Won't you join me in a cup of tea?" J. Pollock-"Well you get in and I'1l see if there is any room left." Gas is the Faultless Fuel A - FOR - Water Heating, Cooking, Laundry Work, Clothes Drying, Ironing, ' Heating the House, Burning Garbage, The Fire Place Freeport Gas Company w ' w This space is to Remind You to purchase 'Everything Musical" at Stemper Music Shop 'The Music Center of Freeport" Home of Brunswick Phonographs and Records R. G. Luecke, Jeweler 10 E. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois up ofa 193 C U 4? f f f fs QQQEMQQDOLAIQIS QE asa f ff 62:71 Freeport Cadillac 'ES Oldsmobile Co. The Reliable Auto Dealers CADILLAC - OLDSMOBILE Everything Automotive Electrical EXIDE BATTERIES 15 N. Van Buren Avenue Opposite Court House Freeport Trust YS Savings Bank "The Bank of the People" Bill Brooks idea of a soft job is picking blossoms off a century plant. STYLISH SHOES' C. A. MOERS That Correctly Opposite Court House The Freeport Hardware Company Wholesale and Retail Dealers, 16-18 West Main Street Education and hard work lead to success, We Wish you success. C. P. Guenther '65 Co., Druggists 115 West Main Street Tablets, School Papers, Inks, Pencils, etc., on sale No Matter What Others Offer, Hermsmeiers' Offer More Dealers in Fancy Groceries, Fruits, Vegetables and Meats SERVICE AND QUALITY A SPECIALTY 25 West Main Street Phones-Main 188, 189, 190 '20 AAA qu 194 , 0. il fe -neges ffsfs X sis 555: QEQEE? f XXXX 4: EMERICK '55 RINGER 5 W. Stephenson Street DiAMoif1Ds - WATCHES - JEWELRY Enduring satisfaction marks the gifts of Jewelry bought at this store. In gifts you are going to give you will not make a mistake in selecting a gift of Jewelry bought from our stook, as it bears our own guarantee. Estjlgfjhed Bauscher Bros. Floral Market, Inc. Incoggggated "Freeport's Leading Florists" Store, 20 S. Chicago Ave. 100,000 Square Feet of Glass Greenhouse, Bauscherville Phones, Main 374-960 Members of F. T. D. Phone, Main 302 We are Florist Experts in arranging the Latest Floral Designs, Floral Baskets, Wedding Bouquets, or Flowers for any occasions. SANITARY LAUNDRY Try our Wet Wash - 25 pounds for 31.00 Phone 22 Miss Gile-"Why did Hannibal cross the Alps?" Orlo Krell-"For the same reason the chicken crossed the road. You can't catch me in no riddle." Illinois Northern Utilities Company An Investment in Good Appearance KUPPENHEIMER soon CLOTHES Geo. A. Carroll '55 Co. M. J. O'CGNNELL C. F. HILDRETH CO. H Maker of Better Built Leaders in UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Upholstering, Auto Top Work 227 W' Stephenson Street Furniture Shop, 130 E. Main Street phone Main 282 Auto Top Shop, 14 S, Adams Ave. Quality and Service at Reasonable Prices 1 A 45 ll: :dl I i I llsflfl I Il, ml NW AM df- TP W W Din 195 47 AA-AA Qiabiivpol-JAIQIS ai-2 4-wav-EA 65523, 1 .o. I WMM 'LN ,ww WL' 'M W1 W h'1"ml Mvm M y Mm924w M 196 Gold Chord Brand Foods -May be Equalled -Not Excelled Qgggg vsfsvsvs iii? fs sfsfs fb "Ask your Grocer" Guyer '55 Calkins Co. The "Young Men's" Store Wachlin 'ES Pfeiffer CLOTHING AND SHOES Union Loan '55 Savings Association "The Home of Systematic Saving" 212 West Stephenson Street Esther Buterbaugh-"Oh, dear, I simply can't adjust my curriculum." Fred-"That's all right it do,esn't show." Three-Fold Co-Operation Every telephone connection requires co-operation. The slightest inattention or indifference on the part of the person who calls, or the company who makes the connection, or the person who is called, results in corresponding deficiency in Service. Each is equally responsible for the success of the service. STEPHENSON COUNTY TELEPHONE COMPANY To be Correct and Exclusive, Wear a Hat from The Summers Hat Shop "When You Get It at -Hayner's You Know It's Good" Fred V. Hayner, Grocer 3 East Main Street Phone Main 159 "Our Prices are Never High" John Schwarz 3 Sons Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Varnish, -5- Colored Visors, Windshields, Glass for Sedans and Coupes 24 E. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois r 1 W ilu- li wi will l.riQ',HI 031 W W qu 197 I ff 1 fs ees v f, ,529 ees U MIDWAY CLEANERS '65 DYERS Parcel Post Paid on Out of Town Work ' Special attention given Hotel and Tourist Trade Phone Main 1783 We call for and deliver 115 E. Stephenson Street, Freeport, Illinois "Say it with Flowers"-But be Sure You Get Them From REEPORT FLORAL COMPANY J. E. Steffen Flower Shop "WE GROW AND SELL THE BEST" Main 99 13 E. Stephenson Street Repr senting Th s. E. Wilson Co. . 6 0 When 1n Need of Hardware - Famous Your patronage will be appreciated SEYFARTH 8z PASH 1 E. Main St. Phone Main 394 Sporting Goods Line Baseball, Football, Basket Ball and Track Equipment Everything to help your gamei' A full line of Fishing Tackle Bathing and Swimming Suits "Caterers to your joy" E. M. HARNISH 24 E. Stephenson Street H J.iC.PENNEY CO. Dry Goods, Ready-to-Wear, Clothing and Shoes 20 E. Stephenson St., Freeport, Ill. Ruth Andre-"Gee, he was serious, he said he would kiss me or die in the attempt." Marjy Burns-"Good gracious. Did you let him ?" R. A.+'Well, you don't see any funeral notices, do you?" Palace Confectionery Bonn Home Bakery For your choice home-made Candies, A place to get Good Bread and Pastries Ice Creams and Light Lunches Phone your order in-we deliver Main 1529 Schmelzle 8 Sons For Snappy and well Conservative Clothes, see Painters and Decorators . Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Glass, Etc. Tony GUCCIOIIC 220 W. Stephenson Street The Tailor V5 Lf1f2fi1,',L,--f-riff' ,gf - ' if ' V ,g E- ABA .vtablzslzed 1667 Harry Moogk Julius C, Meisenbach MOOGK Y5 MEISENBACH DRUGGISTS Telephone Main 29 22-24 S. Chicago Avenue qu qu , r bn . , as its .o. ilgiml limit Niki' iillwllll lumliil 198 , -22? AAWNA Q IS LAD 1110 63 .53 AAAA .g' HIM Imffwl MW b A, 24:5 19199 JVM as Sp "Get It Where They've Got It" J. G. GARRITY DRUG CO. "Where the Cars Stop"-Stephenson Street, at Chicago Avenue The Best in Drug Store Service-The Best in Drug Store Merchandise 4? ff f fs QQQFEQQDOLAIQIS :QQ ee?-2 4-Yay-was Charles Furst-"Red you're head is on fire." Dave McNary-"Gosh, I thought I smelt punk burningf, BENGSTON' S Jewelry Store C. H. STRAUB "Quality Brand" Ice Cream and Confectionery J L 41 CLOTH I E Fx' 1. 14 W. Main St., Freeport, Ill. The Golden Rule Shoe Store SHOES FOR THE FAMILY Phone Main 761 17 W. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois Dumb Clerk-"Do you want a narrow man's comb?" Dummer-"No, I want a comb for a stout man with rubber teeth." Northwestern Illinois Agency of The Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co. of Milwaukee, Wis. e W. P. Hutchison, Dist. Agent M. A. STRAUB MILLINERY Art Needle Work , 5 E- Stephenson Street P. o. Box 303 Phone Main 1617 Sanders Auto Parts Co. ,M-1-H GLS X Balloon and Regular Tires, Accessories ,SEE IT HTTED ASSES and Auto Supplies 200-02-04-06 E. Stephenson Street Phone Main 120 "Everything Your Auto Needs" .Ziff ' DECORATING A SPECIALTY 103 W. Main Street C.S. B PTUMETRIS BARRET I SLUITER Y5 CO. Wall Paper, Paints, Glass Mrs. Kidd-fto tardy studentj "What Caesar-"Wasn't that Cleo driving by are you late for?" in that chariot?" Student-KSIBQDHYP 'LTO Class I SUD' Anthony-"It cou1dn't have Ben Hur." pose." QiC?:: V-"-.E-:, MA Qu -fl 200 .o. A llwxll 11,11 N mln all IIN Ml my ll!! V EE 41156335 XXXXYQXX ees fx X we 4: -D. lfmsvilj WU ill will li I' I 95 GOODNESS Gives character to all that you buy at The Blue Bird. Whether it is Candy, our Special Week-end Prices or our Fountain Service, you will like it. THE BLUE BIRD 16 East Stephenson Street Good Place to Buy Your Fuel Shoemaker '55 Place Fuel Co. 280 E, Stephenson Street Phone Main 688 WEIGHT-YES WAIT-NO Mr. Fulwider-"Will you explain the Moral Law?" Bud Freidag-"Moral Law? Why I didn't know they passed it yet." FREDERICK G. SMITH '55 CO. 327 East Stephenson Street Telephone Main 33 LUMBER, CEMENT, BUILDING MATERIAL, COAL ' Anything and Everything in the Building Line Buy from the Yellow Wagons SERVICE AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Go to the Music Store of S. N. Swan '65 Sons For Your Baby Grand Piano, Player Piano, Pianos, Phonographs, Victrolas, Records and Everything in the Musical R. Putnum-"Good Lord! I don't know Miss Bryant-"Your theme is to contain a minimum of three thousand words." Merchandise. that many." 6 E. Main street Phone Main 1136 Afw m m1924011 A MW qu 201 47? of f ,X Q2 6:2 ff, 6355, Eat Wagmergs Hoe .ip d Ss cwhuun ' LUWlBf.R Cro. Nothing in the World Like It --- Jewett Geo. W. Brokhausen Auto Co. FREEPORT, ILLINOIS Phone Main 363 Milt Babcock-Qlooking out of Pullmanj "Is that the moon over there?l' F. Heinen-'AI don't know, I'm a stranger in this part of the country." LUEBBING BROS. GROCERIES Everything Good to Eat ASK FOR BATAVIA BRAND C. H. LITTLE Y5 CO. FREEPORT, ILLINOIS Vanity Sets in Green, Canary and Amber Glassg Entirely new Console Sets in a large variety to harmonize with any color scheme. Ridgway Electric Co. - RADIO - Fixtures-Wiring Electrical Appliances .g. Established-1904 Court House opposite us 0 ' I ' 7' "-W Milli Hill I 'u 1: giiwq l Will' V U. ,nhl ll will 202 . diese fx we ees fvvvs ess gg, 5 Cream me Tit S Good THE SENATE HOTEL - European - SPECIAL DINNERS SERVED First-class Cafe Whatever troubles Adam had, HYD- Cfgifif- Zrofikhn No man Clillld make him sore, .i Q Ou' 1 Sw ?a 1 By saying W en he told a joke H'iY05f0flll1n?d2K iff flogd Siiebiivfnlflffw I've heard that joke before- , FEDERAL BREAD Pat Holmes-"Where were you? Why so late?" Bun Paul-"I was to the dentist. He said I had a large cavity that needed filling." Pat Holmes-"Did he recommend any coarse of study?" J. H. PATTERSON COMPANY 324 E. Stephenson St. LUMBER COAL sPuRc.Eo ' I Popular Price Stores t our Servl . 4 Now IN I7 crrlzs SAVE in FREEPORT at SPURGEON'S 'S' 16 W. Stephenson Street Phone: Main 454 Wil ifirfflnl xlliggjggs , , E 203 - YYY- - ,W- Lg ,HW UU ' Qs? INQSJNJX xiii? S Q75 iii-2 NAAA gg W mg :Mies 204 , , v-T qilfggs Qxfxfifs sees Qs qfeesa .D. lgwili W 'H IM , l ' I Wh lie, X I f f lx lu! W 'EF 'U o 5 'S ' Q C- 2 E1 ff 2 13" E 2 Z E Q. so i 3 W KD NO A 97 5 NJ Q- 2 rf' FD PS gb N E .5 g Z? pq 5 S E' O J F' 3? 51 : I 5 I 5' 2. if- m I! .g. H. J. STRAUB PRINTING CO. Main OH'ice and Plant 214 W. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois Chicago Oflice, 128 N. Wells Street Don't Say Bread, Say HOlQgUM HANOVER BAKERY 105-107 E. Stephenson St. Henry Rohkar, Prop. I CMiss Judy-"I need another pin to fasten this dress patterng I can't find one any- , where. Wonder Where they go?" Margaret Fleischer-"Oh, that's easy, because they're headed in one direction and point in the other." PURITY CANDIES Are Better-Because they ARE better For Sale at your dealers I Mfg. by Purity Ice Cream 81 Candy Co., Freeport, Illinois . Modest thing, entering book- R Q 5 5 f store: "Have you Larnb's Tales ?" E f g i 5 - Bookseller-"Say, what do you ' 1 bxxq Y think this is, a butcher shop?" Y 3 .,., .'.' g I Eg j i M a r i e t t a-"Are late hours ' - 11 good for one?" zi?-WRIFDT-Y-PROP Stew-"No, but they're line for I f two-" IL C Q FREEPORTJLL. SWARTZ '25 CRAWFORD Prescription Druggists Exclusive Sale of S. Sz C. Remedies ' 205 ,IM Q fv f fs aaa f f f Q aff:- . . . Burrell 25 James Good Kodak F1IllSl'll1'1g Attorneys-at-Law , Knowlton Bank Building PFILE S CAMERA SHOP Phone Main 207 Freeport, Ill. James Pollock-"Have you read Finis?" Dr. SC3I'CllH Wifi- Stewart-"RTO, what is it?" Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Jaxqiegogloglock- Oh, its the last word Optometrist ' Phone Main 564 403 Tarbox Building Dr. Lou H. Matter Dentist 600 State Bank Bldg., Freeport, Ill, No girl buries her nose so deeply in a book that she can't get at it with a powder puff. Law oliice of Pattison S5 Luney 307 Second National Bank Building Freeport, Illinois Robert B. 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