Freeport High School - Polaris Yearbook (Freeport, IL)

 - Class of 1925

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University of Chicago "He sends us out into the world fitter and stronger fm' having known him." 9 9 ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Pearl Bryant Missouri Wesleyan, A.B. Northwestern University, A. M. "A more persistent and better worker could not be found." Jean Cravens Mount Holyoke College, B.A. "The dar1inl" Mary Hancock University of Illinois, A. B. 'A peach she is, and sweet to everyone. Paul Jones Public Speaking and English De Pauw University, B. A. "What can't he do?" Vera Nodine Oberlin College University of Wisconsin, B.A. "Quiet and sure." Eileen White N University of Illinois, A.B. She has pep and the power to go ahead! 1 n lim-Zwslltnk HISTORY DEPARTMENT Joseph Jackson University of Iowa, B. A., M. A. "High elected thoughts seated in a heart of courtesy." Donald H. McLean History and Assistant Heavyweight Coach University of Colorado, A. B. "For he's a jolly, good fellow." MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT Bessie K. Carnahan University of Wisconsin, A. B. "With a gracious smile she ever welcomes you." Nettie K. Courtney Dennison University, Ph. B. Northern Illinois Normal "For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a little late, a sure reward succeeds." Louis Mensenkamp , University of Illinois, A. B., A. M. "A twinkle in his eye, and then-you're all burnt up." Allie M. Reitzell ' Administration and Mathematics University of . California, B. S. "A firm friend to all." on 11 ... ....,.f,.-,.. -.o.l,a....J. ..i.n...1..s..-.. , .. ,. . ,... ,. .,. .,l.w.:,lz...t:...i..s..:..,,-su. :f:..-...m g1.1.s...o:uE:....a..'mauEnmtd fi I2 .4 .li W LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT Marika C. Constantine A French, Spanish Northwestern University, B. A. "Foreign language improves the voice." Erva Moody Latin Illinois Womens College Carthage College, A. B. University of Illinois, A. M. COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Marion P. Jacka , Whitewater State Normal "Quietly she moves along her way and does .her tasks gracefully." Olga Johnson La Crosse Normal Whitewater Normal "You wouldn't think so small a bit of humanity could do so much." l i ' Eleanor Kumhera Whitewater State Normal University of Wisconsin "Witty as witty can be." Ruth M. Van Kessal Whitewater State- Normal "Fair of form and face, and a little twinkle in her eye." 12 1B:a3Ann2im.L:aQi..gii's...:l.,.f- s-..:'n ..f 9 f.,A.1 .JNL " A dead language ne'er can damp her enthusiasm." SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Charles H. Cross Chemistry and Biology Franklin College, B. S. University of Chicago "Money7 Oh, yes, see Charlie." Beatrice Dorman General Science, Vocations, and Algebra Mount Holyoke College, B. A. Columbia University "Quietly and gracefully she moves in our lives." Wilbur Partridge General Science and Vocations University of Illinois "We know him by his grin l" Eugene Ziebold Physics Illinois State Normal University of Illinois, B. S. "And have you heard him play the piano 1" HOME ECONOMICS Helen Elizabeth Judy Sewing Iowa State Teachers College University of Iowa, B. A. "For nothing lovlier can be found in woman, than to study household good." Lucy E. Normile Food and Home Management Illinois State Normal "What would our school do without her?" 'M 1' 2 L ln x lg, fr s 5- Q, QT .,,, 'H at 6 I 5 MANUAL ARTS Forest H. Bradeni Mechanical drawing and Auto mechanics University of Wisconsin Bu-ick Motor-Corps "Ornamental as well as useful." Boyd M. Garns Mechanical 'Drawing and Woodworking Platteville State Normal "Our pappy, and we're proud of him!" MUSIC DEPARTMENT , Helen Howe " Music Iowa State Teacher's College Iowa State University, B. A. "Just a little bit of music came into our school one day." Karl Kubitz Band and Orchestra Augustana College, A. B. "The tutor who tooted his flute." PHYSICAL EDUCATION Glen Holmes Heavyweight Coach University of Wisconsin University of Illinoi Lake Forest He guides our athletic destinies and makes our boys strong and lit." fr Paul Moon Lightweight Coach and Bookkeeping Northern Illinois State Teachers' College "He is not merely a chip ot! the old block, but the old block itself." rl W W gg ,g,,, M Q hw 4, 14 mv' I JR! p fifif' , 'az- ' 'W-sz. . '43 ,. ef.. Q., N, Marjorie M. Salter Girls Athletics University of Illinois "Development of the body is a line art. an ' LIBRARIAN Margaret Davenport Wisconsin Library School "My books are my best companions." ART Goldie Taylor Art Institute, Chicago Valparaiso, Indiana "The love of the beautiful few possess." SECRETARY T0 PRINCIPAL Naomi B. Kidd Northwestern University "A cheery, good friend." SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS A Nellie Provost Scott Rockford College Lombard College, A. B. A "There is no one like her, but there are t many imitationsf' Beulah Stewart ' University of Illinois, B. A. 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F , - Y -L.: Svntur X fm 5,-4 'ij 157.26 ffm BOARD OF CONTROL Gladys Klein George Morse Verla Berg Jay Pollock James Richards Leslie Evans Dorothy Clark President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer 19 Catherine Ackerman "I'm a good girl and I admit it l" Opal Altholf Treble Clef 11-2-3-41, "Springtime" 111, "Miss Bob Vl'hite" 121, "Kathleen" 131. "Tho I don't say much, I think the more." William Ascher "Willie" Entered from San Luis High, California 131, Football 141, Hi-Y 13-41, French Club 141, Latin Club 141, "Princess Bon- nie" 141, "Captain Applejackn 141. "He's always feeling at his best When he can be a great big pest."- Theodore Babcock N S am!! Hare and Hound Race 111, Inter-class Basketball 12-31, Flyweight Basketball 131, Glee Club 141, Hi-Y 141. "Another one of our hard-working students." Joanna Beck uBeckyn Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Secretary and Treasurer 141, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Commercial Club 141, Pep Club 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141. "She has learned the luxury of doing good." Lorraine Elaine Becker "Lorrie" Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Commercial Club 141, "Cramberries" 13-41, Pep Club 141, Annual Polaris Stai 141, "Miss Bob White" 121. "She is good, true, and fair." Edith Beine "Beanie" Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, "Cramber- ries" 141, Pep Club 141, Home Econom- ics Club 141, Commercial Club 141, Hon- or' Society 141, Editor of Weekly Polaris 141, Banquet Committee 131. "The pen is the tongue of the mind." Verla Berg Orange and Black 141, Pep Club, 141, Sec. Home Economics Club 141, Latin Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, "Kathleen" 131, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Senior Board of Control 141, Play Committee 13-41, Banquet Committee 131. "A smart girl and a true friend." Clarence Bittner UBit!! Relay 12-3-41, Basketball 12-3-41, Foot- ball 13-41, Track 12-3-41, "Princess Bon- nie" 141. "Did you ever see him when he wasn't talking ?" Mildred Boedeker "Kiddo" Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Pep Club 141, "Cramberries" 13-41, Commercial Club 141. "Away, dull care, and let me play again l" Russell Borchers "Butch" Glee Club 12-3-41, "Princess Bonnie" 141, "Kathleen" 131, "Captain Applejackv 141, Band 13-41, Orchestra 141, Hi-Y 13-41, French Club 111, Forum 121, Relay 11-2- 3-41, Track 131, Basketball 131, Football "F" 141, Hare and Hound Race 111, "H, H. H." 131, Freshman Stunt 111, Good Speech Play 111. "I never dare to be as funny as I can!" William Brooks ' "Billy" Football 11-2-3-41, Basketball 131. "We all like Bill and his grin." .l if '?""x . X . V4 , I 1 Frances Brice uFannyn Treble Clef 11-3-41, Orange and Black 12-3-41, Treasurer 12-31, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Cramberries", Vice Presi- dent 141, Pep Club 13-41, Commercial Club 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, "Spring- time" 111, Athletic Council 141, "Kath- leen" 131, Junior Carnival 131. "Even such a lady fair, Would not be good looking without her hair." Edna Brinkmeier "Gentle and modest in all that I do." David Burrell . "Dave" President 121, Oratorical Contest 121, Latin Club 12-3-41, Vice President 141, French Club 13-41, Vice President 131, Radio Club 131, Honor Society 13-41, "Green Stockings" 131, Weekly Polaris Staff 13-41, Editor 141. "Great things through greatest hazards are achieved, and then they shine." Waldemar Bury "Jennings" Band 11-2-3-41, Orchestra 11-2-31, Radio Club 11-2-31, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Oratorical Contest 121, Hi-Y Orchestra 131, "Green Stockings" 131, Debate Team 141, An- nual Polaris Staff 141, Honor Society 141. "A steady youth whose disposition seldom varies." Eileen Cahill Secretary and Treasurer 111, Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Board of Control 121, Spanish Club 13-41, Secretary and Treas- urer Spanish Club 131, Athletic Council 12-3-41, Honor Society 13-41, Treble Clef 111, Pep Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, "Green Stockings" 131, "Captain Applejack" 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Vice President Honor Society 141, "Springtime" 111, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131. "She possesses that personal charm that makes her everybody's friend." Eugene Chitty V Hi-Y Club Stunt 111, Interclass Basket- ball 11-2-31, Hi-Y 12-3-41. "I hate to waste the pencil and paper to get my lessons." Q - fl "',5a,:a.h.An.sEd,. ss in L, rams... smgms'f A' for-e Dorothy Clark Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, "Spring- time" 111,'Commercial Club 141, Pep Club 141, Home Economics Club 141, "Cramberries" 13-41, President Cramber- ries 141, Secretary and Treasurer 141, Honor Society 141, Athletic Council 141, gay Committee 131, Banquet Committee "A sweet, dependable girl." Ena Mae Cook HEnie77 Treble Clef 11-41, Orange and Black 12-3-41, "Miss Bob'White" 121, "Cramber- ries" 141, Commercial Club President 141, Pep Club 13-41, "Princess Bonnie" 141, "Springtime" 111, Athletic Council 141, "Kathleen" 131, Junior Carnival 131. "With her ever ready wit and smile She has the rest of us beaten a mile." Raymond Cram Latin Club 111, Spanish Club 13-41, Band 141, Radio Club 131. "I never worry work, that's why it never worries me." John Cross "One of our little bashful boys." Agnes Daacon "Susie" "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Orange and Black 11-2-41, Commercial Club 141, "Kathleen" 131. "A Winsome blond Of whom we are fond." John Daacon uJohnnyn . Hi-Y 13-41, Interclass Basketball 11-2-31, Interclass Track 13-41, Hare and Hound Race 111, Relay 12-41, "H. H. H." 131, "Kathleen" 131, Glee Club 111, Business Manager of Annual Polaris 141, Athletic Council 141, "The Stepmother" 141, Dra- matic Club 141, Senior Orator 141, lst place Extemporeanous Speaking Contest 141, Weekly Polaris 141, Junior Carnival 131, Play Committees 13-41, Banquet Committee 131. "A business man from head to foot." T'-lfyl fc ...ues f "LIT-,'-,J 1 I L 10 M21 .L W fan!! Beatrice Davis 13 21 I: 'R E I l 1 "Bee" I Treble Clef 12-41, Librarian 131, Orange and Black 12-3-41, "Grey Dominos" 141, Pep Club 141, Athletic Council 141, Jun- ior Carnival 131,"Cramberries" 141,"Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, "Prin- cess Bonnie" 141, "Twelve Good Men and True" 121, "Makeshifts" 141. "I cannot tell what the truth may be I say the tale as 'twas told to me." Gertrude Demeter "Trude" Orange and Black 12-3-41, Treasurer 141, Pep Club 141, Commercial Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, Treble Clef 12-3-41, Honor Society 141, "Springtime" 111, "Miss Bob 'White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Board of Control 131, Weekly Polaris Staif 131, Athletic Council 141. "I'm able to do more than you might expect." Nellie Eder HNel77 French Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Pep Club 141, Honor Society 141, Banquet Com- mittee 131. "An ever faithful student." Eleanor Engle Orange and Black 12-3-41, Pep Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 13-41, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Latin Club 13-41, "Captain Applejack" 141, Latin Play 131, Treble Clef 12-3-41. "For she was a jolly good girl." Leslie Evans KlLeS!! Latin Club 13-41, Spanish Club 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Athletic Council 141, Glee Club 141, Radio Club 131, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, "H, H. H." 131, Cheer Leader 141, Track "F" 13-41, Relay 12-3-41, "Captain Applejack" 141, Latin Play 131, Vice President 141, Banquet Committee 131, Interclass Track 13-41, Property Committee Play 131, Circulation Man- ager of Annual Polaris 141, Football 131, Interclass Swimming Meet 11-2-31. "I wish I could become famous over night." Emerson Evers NEmpS,7 H. 131, Relay 13-41. "A small parcel may be just as valuable large one.' 3.53 l s l 1 I, l. ,ln 'Q X41 Leroy Farnum Basketball "F" 131, Interclass Basket- ball 11-2-31, Orchestra 12-3-41, Band 12-3-41, Glee Club 12-31, "Kathleen" 131, "Bob White" 121, Junior Carnival 131, Hi-Y 121. "How's the weather up there?" Alice Forry "Chick" Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Typing Con- test 131, Pep Club 13-41, Home Econom- ics 141, Commercial Club 141. "She laughs and the world laughs with her." Dorothy Frank "Dort" "Cramberries" 141, Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, "Twelve Good Men and True" 121, Pep Club 13-41, Latin Club 13-41, Vice President 131, Mantle Speaker 131, Honor Society 141, Treble Clef 11-41 Play Committee 13-41, "Kathleen" 131, "Springtime" 111,"Miss Bob White" 121, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Athletic Council 141. "Her ways are the ways of pleasantnessf' Charles Furst Band 11-2-3-41, Orchestra 13-41, Hi-Y 12-3-41, Track "F" 131, French Club 13-41, Latin Club 141, Radio Club 11-31, Weekly Polaris Staff 13-41. "The thoughts that shake mankind." A Vivian Frances Gleason HJim77 Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Treasurer Orange and Black 121 "Springtime" 111, "Cramberries" 141, Pep Club 141, Home Economics Club 141, Commercial Club 141, Banquet Committee 131. "0 boys! She's some cook l" Earl Goodman "Goodie" Oratorical Contest 121, Relay 141,. "I never bother anybody, So please don't bother me." 1 51 Laguna ,ct-fm -5----1 fm - . ik za, - I ,ff-fw 1,1 ,,-Q, , A 'U lr 1311 ' l I Q! 1 E J J Q FP-...fx s VW' fg,z"1 2 X lx Mx .f N,-x.,,A fl 'X .x X ,.f.,g...,..4,,-. ,V 4.-f3L"',,.l...fC.a mf. S I Viola Grad' I mind my own business, and I Gnd I have plenty to do." Germaine Graham "Many a good idea enters my head that I have not words to utter." Milo Griffin HMily7! Football 12-3-41, Football "F" 12-3-41, Basketball 141, Interclass Track 11-2-3- 41, Relay 11-2-3-4, Track 12-3-41, Track "F" 13-41, Hi-Y 141. "Full well he's earned the name of 'Silent Milo'." Verna Grimm Orange and Black 11-21, French Club 13-41, Latin Club 121, Spanish Club 141, ?Cfamberries" 141, Banquet Committee 3 . "A quiet, demure little maid." Lois Haithcox "Loie" Pep Club 131, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Commercial Club 141, Orange and Black 141. "A perfect lady through and through." Lois Marie Hanke Orange and Black 111, French Club 13- 41, Latin Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 13-41. ' ' "Now who doesn't know Lois 7" 1-L..,..11----. e.,, .,.,,,. W-.. ,111, 1 Ruth Hansen Orange and Black 12-31, "Springtime" 121, "Kathleen" 131, Pep Club 131, Home Economics Club 141, "Cramberries"131. "If she could but smile all the time, There would be no use for the sun.' ' Horrace Herrick "What would I do in school if I didn't bring a novel 7" DeVore Hitchner Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Band 11-2-3-41 Orches- tra 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, French Club 13-41, Radio Club 131. "Better late than not at all." Oscar Hummermeier Entered from Pearl City 141, Band 141, Orchestra 141, Track 141, Relay 141. "One of the school chaufieursf' Harry Ibler c:K0tsyvr Honor Society 141, Basketball "F" 141, 'Sack "F" 141, Football "F" 141, Relay "Abrupt in manner, short in speech." Marion Jenner "Lend me your ear and you shall know Why I always iabber so." 'E 11 Elizabeth, Johnston H iz!! "Springtime" 111,"Miss Bob White" 121, Board of Control 121, First place Biblical Contest 121, Orange and Black 12-3-41. "Kathleen" 131, Historian 131, Latin Club 131, "Twelve Good Men and True" 121, Treble Clef 11-2-3-41, Pep Club 13- 41, "Cramberries" 141, Honor Society 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Dramatic Club 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Ath- ietic Council 141, Banquet Committee 3 . "She sings her way into the hearts of everyone" John J urgensmeier "Why should I waste my precious time in getting mere studies '!" J. Ralph Kachelhotfer . Interclass Basketball 121, Hi-Y 11-2-3- 41,Spanish Club 13-41,"Miss Bob White" 121, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Relay 111, UH. H. H." 131. "Worry and I have never met!" 'Alice Kepner GlKep7Y "Kathleen" 131, Orange and Black 13-41, Commercial Club 141, Pep Club 13-41, Athletic Council 141, Treble Clef 13-41. "There ain't nobody got nothin' on me l" Pauline M. Kieckhaefer Orange and Black 11-21, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Com- mercial Club 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, "Kathleen" 131. "I am contented with a little." Louella Klaas KlLou!! "Kathleen" 131, Commercial Club 141. "With such a true and faithful friend I fain would walk to the journey's end." Theodore Klatt Entered from Deerfield-Shields 141,Foot- ball 141, Glee Club 141, Hi-Y 141, "Cap- tain Applejack" 141, Track 141, "Maker of, Dreams" 141. 'I'm always good when I'm asleep." Glady Klein upeggyn Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Treble Clef 12-3-41, Secretary and Treasurer Treble Clef Club 141, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, Banquet Committee 131, Play Committee 131, Pep Club 13-41, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Biblical Contest 121, French Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 141, Board of Control 141, Athletic Coun- cil 141, Home Economics Club 141, Hon- or Society 141, Mantle Speaker 141. "Everything that she attempts to do, She does to perfection! ' Margaret Knauh' ccMargvv Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Chorus 131, "Kathleen" 131, Typing Contest 131, "Cramberries" 141, "Captain App1ejack" 141, Pep Club 13-41, Home Economics Club 141, Commercial Club 141. "She's just the same sweet girl wherever you may meet her." Helen Koym "Heck" Orange and Black 11-3-41, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Cramberries" 13-41, Pep Club 141, Commercial Club 141, Type- Ygting Contest 131, Annual Polaris Staff "You may have all your glory, But I prefer to have my deeds unsung." Q Irene Kramer French Club 11-2-31, "Kathleen" 131, Or- ange and Black 11-21, "Cramberries" 141. "I speak well of you, or not at all." Orlo Krell "Ain't love grand l" P 11 Arnold Lamm "A friendly word is better Than all your flattering speeches." Tom Lawless HTim!Y Band 11-2-3-41, Orchestra 11-2-3-41, Glee Club 141, Weekly Polaris Art Editor 141, Art Staff of Annual Polaris 141, UH. H. H" 131, Press Agent "Princess Bonnie" 141, Radio Club 131, Relay 131. "The talent that lies within his hand Is almost more than we can understand." ' John Leamy "A quiet, unobstrusive man. Edward J. Ledwith "Eddie" Latin Club 121, Interclass Basketball 131, UH. H. H." 131, Stage Committee Senior Play 141, Relay 141. "Industry is the soul of success." Clarence Edwin Lied nFirp0n French Club 13-41, Hi-Y 13-41, Glee Club 141, Band 13-41, Relay 11-2-41, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Track 141, Interclass Bas- ketball 121. "It's nice to have a friend indeed, But the friend who counts comes when you're in need." Lucile Lindsey Ucele U Orange and Black 111, Pep Club 131, "Cramberries" 141, Commercial Club 141, Home Economics 141. "If you should ask me what I think, I would but modestly answer." 1" f 1 in .... ,... 2 Y - J, ' E . 4 x, X ,' .-" , , -,X 1 1 Elizabeth M. Loos Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Home Eco- nomics 141, Treble Clef 111, Commercial Club 141. "Music hath charms, and so has she." Leona Liebenstein Entered from Pearl City 141, Treble Clef 141, Latin Club 141. "A modest little violet, still undiscovered."' Ellwood Madden Football 13-41, Football "F" 141, Track 141, Interclass Track 13-41, Relay 12-3- 41, Spanish Club 141. "I'm the silent worker, that others may receive the glory." William Madden HBilly!! Latin Club 12-3-41, Spanish Club 141 Athletic Council 141, "Princess Bonnie' 141, Glee Club 13-41, Advertising Man- ager Weekly Polaris 141, Weekly Ad. Staff 141, Radio Club 131, Hi-Y 141, Snap-shot Editor Annual Polaris 141, Chamber of Commerce Contest 141, UH. H. H." 131, Banquet Committee 131. "Bill is always dabbling in something, even love." 7 I Murrel Mallory "He is not lured by twinkling eyes and maiden's smiles." Wilbert A. Martin Band 11-2-3-41, Glee Club 12-31 "Kath- leen" 131, Hi-Y 13-41, Radio Club 131, Music Editor of Annual Polaris 141, Art StaH of Annual Polaris 141, Student llianager of Band 141, Honor Society Q "My mother calls me 'Sunny', And my mother, she knows best!" ' s Foy Robert Matter President 111, Athletic Council 12-3-41, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Hi-Y Treasurer 121, As- sistant Business Manager of the Weekly Polaris 131, Weekly Polaris Staff 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, "H. H. H." 131, Orchestra 13-41, Band 141, Dance Or- chestra 13-41, Dramatic Club 141, Honor Society 13-41. "He is successful in everything, even love." Fred J ephson 6IJeED Hi-Y ,11-2-3-41, Football 12-31, Football "F" 131, Glee Club 131, Relay 12-31. "Prepare for a shock and a heavy blow, When he volunteers 'I know'." i Annetta McDermott "Mack" "Cramberries" 141, Orange and Black 141. Pep Club 141. Senior Prophet 141. "A lady quaint, a lady fair, Please, everybody, handle with care." Alice Meyer HAI!! "Twelve Good Men and True" 121, Or- ange and Black 121, Banquet Committee 131, "Cramberries" 141. "What comes from the heart goes to the heart." 1 Paul Meyers Hare and Hound Race 111, Hi-Y 11-2-3- 41, Band 12-31, "Captain Applejackn 141. "For one I live, and for one I'd die." Mar den Miller 'Tm happy today, why worry about tomorrow?" me A Maxine Miller - Treble Clef 11-2-3-41, Orange and Black 12-3-41, President of Orange and Black 141, President of Pep Club 141, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, "Prin- cess Bonnie" 141, "Twelve Good Men and True" C121, Hi-Gob Carnival 13-41, In- door ircus 131, "Captain Applejacku 141, Dramatic Club 141, Cantata 11-21, First place Music Contest 131, Junior Carnival 131, Athletic Council 141. "When it comes to pep, she can't be beaten." Theroli Miner Hsin Interclass Basketball 111, Relay 12-3-41, Hi-Y 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141. "Because I'm not always talking, I have plenty of time to think." Roscoe Mitchell "Of all the great things that I do, You never hear me brag." Lois Moersch HSis!7 Entered from Rockford High School 111, Orange and Black 131. "Freeport is the town for me, but ohl those Rockford boys!" George E. Morse Vice President 121, Board of Control 141, "H. H. H." 131, Hi-Y 141, Glee Club 141, Interclass Basketball 131. "He doesn't say much, but he means what he says." James Harold Murdaugh UCyH Hare and Hound Race 11-2-31, Orator- ical Contest 121, "Stop Thief" 131, "Cap- tain App1ejack" 141, Weekly Polaris Staff 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Glee Club 121, Hi-Y 11-2-31, Committee-Immigra- tion Party 131, French Club 131. "Ask Cy. he knows I" 1 -sr. 4 .ax ..,.l....l- .. .,Ax E E Berniece Nelson HBee!Y Orange and Black 12-41, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, Secretary and Treasurer of Pep Club 141, Commer- cial Club 141, Home Economics Club 141, 1 Weekly Polaris Staff 141, "Birthday Ball" 121. "We can't explain just what it is That makes everyone like her." Laura M. Nesemeyer Latin Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 141. "I don't look wise, but you'd be surprised, at all the things I know." Gladys Nestle "Miss Bob White" 121, "Cramberries" 141, Orange and Black 12-41, Home Eco- nomics 141. "I do the best I can. What more can be expected 'U' li Theodore W. Neiman Hired!! , Hare and Hound Race 111, Band 12-3-41, Orchestra 12-31, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Glee Club 13-41, Hi-Y 1'3-41. ' "Just a natural born wise man." Tom A. Neiman "Herc. Jr." French Club 111, Glee Club 13-41, Ath- letic Council 141, "H, H. H." 1.31, Hi-Y 13-41, Radio Club 131, Hare and Hound Race 111. 1 i "The merry twinkle in his eye isn't there for nothing." ' Josephine Osborne HJ077 Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Commercial Club 141, Pep Club 131,. I "In her walk and actions, an athlete is displayed." G - 'T 34 5 1 FU. iii- i ".5i5':,. ' . - - .z ,rl .e.ama.nr :Wg 1. ,..aa.aLm,Q ,I.m....aw,.e-mf, P Kenneth Osterberg Entered from Eau Claire, Wisconsin 131, Weekly Polaris Staff 141, Hi-Y 141, Pres- ident of Dramatic Club 141, Athletic Council 141, Debate 141, "Captain Ap- plejack" 141,"The Stepmother"141,G4lee Club 141, Chorus 141, "H. H. H." 131, French Club 141, Cheer Leader 141. "Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself." Jeanette L. Ottenhausen Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, "Cramber- ries" 141, Commercial Club 141, Pep Club 13-41. "Sweet in manner, An ever-ready girl." Charles Pack One of our pugilistsf' u Helen Perry Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Pep Club 13-41, Commercial Club 141, "Cramber- ries" 141, Honor Society 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Play Committee 131, Banquet Committee 131. "Common sense is my middle name." Kenneth Perry HKenH Basketball 12-31, Basketball "F" 131, Interclass Basketball 11-2-31, Relay 12- 31, Interclass Track 11-21, Hi-Y 12-31. "A soldier of fortune." James Pollock CCJay7! Interclass Basketball 11-2-3-41, Hi-Y 11- 2-3-41, Oiiicer of Hi-Y 12-31, Board of Control 13-41, Secretary 121, Basketball "F" 12-3-41, Football "F" 13-41, Relay 11-2-3-41, Track 12-3-41, "Green Stock- ings" 131, Dramatic Club 141, Glee Club 141, "The Pot Boilers" 131, "Kathleen" Eg1,f'Princess Bonnie" 141, Booster Club -3 . "Look for Jay where the girls are thickest." B Wir. -' Y 1us'.f1:71f'?f?3Zf.' ,,.,. ., 1' .I Q.. ',5t,..-E22 Grover Popp upoppyn 1 Entered from Pearl City 141, Basketball 11-2-3 . "The heart-breaker." Lois Price "Susie" Entered from Lena 121, "Cramberries", 141, Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Com- mercial Club 141, Pep Club 141, Ban- quet Committee 131. "She chooses her words with utmost care." Tom Redican Latin Club 12-3-41, Spanish Club 141, Athletic Council 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Glee Club 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Will and Testament 141, Weekly Polaris Staff 141, Radio Club 131, Hi-Y 141, UH. H. H." 131, District and Terri- torial Prizes in Home Lighting Contest 141, Track 121. "He has the making of a man." James Richards "Wabbles" Glee Club 11-2-3-41, Secretary 131, Man- ager 141, Band 11-2-3-41, Orchestra 11- 2-3-41, Hi-Y 141, Interclass Basketball 131, Dramatic Club 141, "Green Stock- ings" 131, "Kathleen" 121, "Princess Bonnie" 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Springtime" 111, Board of Control 12- 31, President 141,- Athletic Council 12-41. "I found one morning I could sing, And now I make all the air ring." Thelma Richard ' "The1" Biblical Contest 121, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Latin Club 141. "Talk! We wonder if her jaws ever get tired." Eleanor Richter Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, President of Orange and Black 121, Vice President Orange and Black 131, Orange and Black Play 121, Secretary and Treasurer 131, Honor Society 13-41, Latin Club 12-31, French Club 13-41, Pep Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 141, Weekly Polaris Staif 131, Annual Polaris Staff, 141, Dramatic Club 141, "Maker of Dreams" 141, "Cap- tain App1ejack" 141, Athletic Council 141, Operetta 12-3-41. "The only one in school that can beat L. A. F. in an argument." " 4 Sai, William F. Ridgway "Bill" Radio Club 11-2-31. "Who said I was lazy?" Earl F. Ross "I wonder if he'd run if the school were on fire ?" Bernard Rought uBar.neyu Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Weekly Polaris Staff 131, Athletic Council 141, Latin Club 12-3-41, "H. I-I. H." 131, Honor Society 141, Edi- tor Annual Polaris 141. "And when the Ollportunity came, He was not found wanting." Roswell Ruthe an wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long." HM , Robert'Sage HBo'bH Relay 12-3-41, Hi-Y 141, French Club 13-41, Latin Club 111, Track 13-41. "Altho I'm not so very tall, I'd rather be short than not at all." Arthur Saltzer "When I have nothing better to do, I come to school" 37 f Edith Saxby "Edie" Entered from Pearl City High School 141. "She is not conscious of her worth." Gladys Marie Saxby Entered from Pearl City High School 141. "May you always be the same sweet girl you were in '25." Theodore Schleuning "Be gone, fanciful study, I have not time for thee." Earl Schofield KOH!! Art Editor Annual Polaris 141, "H, H. H 77 "By the work, one knows the Workman." Kenneth Schulz 66Ken7! Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Relay 12-31, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Glee Club 141, Spanish Club 13-41, Latin Club 121, Interclass Basket- ball 131, Vice President Hi-Y 121. "Let me sleep if I should happy be." Marian Selby Entered from Kansas City High School 141, Athletic Council 141. "Into our midst came this Southern belle." -1-X S Gertrude Sender lKGert!7 Orange and Black 11-31, "Cramberries" 141, Commercial Club 141, Home Eco- nomics 141. "My best I gave, my brains I lent, 1've done everything with the best intent." Gerald Sheridan Entered from Columbia, M. A., Dubuque, Iowa 121, Spanish Club 131, Band 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Indoor Track 141, President of Spanish Club 141. O girls! That wonderful marcelf' Quentin Roland Smith uQuentv President 111, Glee Club 11-2-3-41, "Springtime" 111,"Princess Bonnie" 141, HiiY 13-41, Interclass Basketball 131, Rea 3 y 1 1- "A gentleman of leisure." Viola B. Smith llB0bby77 Athletic Council 141. "Do not dispute this little maid shy, It's very poor judgment, you know why." Virginia Smith KlGin!! Vice President 111, Treble Clef 111, Can- tata 111, "Springtime" 111, Freshman Stunt 111, Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Latin Club 12-3-41, French Club 12-3-41, -"Miss Bob White" 121, Pep Club 13-41, Weekly Polaris Staff 131, "Kathleen" 131,"Green Stockings" 131,"Cendril1ion" 131, Athletic Council 12-3-41, Secre- tary of Athletic Council 131, "Cramber- ries" 141, Dramatic Club 141, "The Step- mother" 141, Editor Annual Polaris 141, Honor Society 141. "A friend to all, and foe to none." Martha L. Speer Entered from Hanover High School 141, Orange and Black 141, "Cramberries" 12111, Treble Clef 141, "Princess Bonnie" "Who hath not seen with sheer delight The diamonds sparkle in thine eyes '!" K 2 i Fred Stelfen "Fritz" Basketball 11-2-31, Football 13-41, Bas- ketball "F" 131, Football "F" 13-41, President 131, Hi-Y 12-3-41, Hi-Y Secre- tary 141, Booster Club 131, Band 11-2-41, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Interclass Bas- ketball 11-2-31, Interclass Track 131, Hare and Hound Race 111, "Y" Lights State Champs 131, "Kathleen" 131, "H, H. H." 131, Banquet Committee 131, Play Committee 13-41, Junior Carnival 131. "Wherever Fritz may choose to go, He'1l make all friends and ne'er a foe." Gladys Steineke HHap!! Orange and Black 11-2-3-41, Pep Club 13-41, Oratorical Contest 121, Board of Control 131, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, "Green Stockings" 131, Vice President of Dramatic Club 141, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics Club 141, Athletic Council 141, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Honor Society 141. "A girl with a smiling face is welcome anywhere." Evelyn Stephan "The harder I try to be good, The worse I get." Mary C. Stevens Treble Clef, 111, Orange and Black 11-2- 3-41, Commercial Club 141, Home Eco- nomics Club 141, Pep Club 13-41. "So quiet and shy that many pass her by unnoticed." Rena Stocks uQueenn Entered from Sparta, Wisconsin 121, Treble Clef 121, Pep Club 13-41, Com- mercial Club 141, Annual Polaris Staff 14 . "With her rolling eyes and little smiles, She vamped the boys for miles and miles." Edward Sullivan "If you want to find him, look for his car Anna Sweeney "Irish" Treble Clef 13-41, Orange and Black 11- 2-3-41, Latin Club 13-41, Pep Club 13-41, "Cramberries" 141, Home Economics 141, Assistant Editor Weekly Polaris 141, Athletic Council 141, "Miss Bob White" 131, "Kathleen" 131, "Princess Bonnie" 141, Banquet Committee 131, Carnival Committee 131. "Words fell from her mouth like drops of honey." Evelyn Tielkemeier Entered from Dakota High School 141, "Cramberries" 141. "Common sense is of itself an income." Robert Toelle HBo'bYI Interclass Basketball 3 Rela 131. 1 1, Y "Worth is not judged by quantity." Edwin J. Trunck "Dutch" Football 11-2-3-41, Interclass Track 12- 3-41, Interclass Basketball 12-31, Track 13-41, Hi-Y 11-2-3-41, Booster Club 131, "H, H. H." 131, "Captain Applejackn, 141, Relay 11-2-3-41. "He has more friends than Soloman had wives." Evoda Van Loh Hvodli "A smile in time makes my friends multiply." Velma Wachlin "Cramberries" 141, Orange and Black 13-41, Pep Club 141, Latin Club 141, Treble Clef 13-41, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131. "To understand everything is to forgive everything." Kathryn Wall zcKittyvx Orange and Black 11-2-31, Pep Club 13- 41, Home Economics Club 141. "Once I get started, I'm hard to stop." Ardath Walrod 44Ardy1a Entered from Pearl City 141, Orange and Black 141, "Cramberries" 141, Treble Clef 141, Dramatics Club 141. "Music came from her throat as sweet as the , first breath of spring." Bernice Weiler "Springtime" 111, Orange and Black 141, "Cramberries" 141, Annual Polaris Staff 141, Sr. Historian 141. "She never says much, but take heed when she speaks." Roger L. Wheeland "Irish" "O Hara San" 111, Band 11-2-31, "Spring- time" 111, "Kathleen" 131,, Miss Bob White" 121, Glee Club 11-2-31, Hi-Y 13-41, Radio Club 131, Hi-Y Orchestra 131, An- nual Polaris Staff 141, Senior Prophet 141, "Captain Applejack" 141, "The Makeshiftsn 141, Hare and Hound Race 111, Cantata 11-31, Chorus 121, "H. H. H." 131, Poster Club 121. "I say what I mean, even tho it isn't much." Benjamin Wilkin "A quiet industrious lad." Clarence Wilson Band 141 Glee Club 141. "A happy. carefree fellow." Leslie A. Wilson HLeSH French Club 131. "The farther I am from the girls, The better I like them." Charles Young "When he opens his mouth to sing, we sit spellboundf' Walter Young Hwaltli Glee Club 12-31, Cantata 131, Chorus 121, Poster Club 121, "Miss Bob White" 121, "Kathleen" 131, Basketball 131, Track 13-41, Interclass Track 13-41, Radio Club 131, Interclass Basketball 131. "To say is one thing, to do is another." Vernon Fry "Vernie" "Allison's Lad" 121, Debate "F" 121, De- bate 12-31, Relay 12-3-41, Latin Club 12- 31, Hi-Y 12-31, "Green Stockings" 131, Honor Society 13-41, President of Honor Society 141. "We wish we all had a brain like his." Esther Hall Entered from Kenwood Loring' 131, Span- ish Club 13-41, Latin Club 13-41, Vice President Latin Club 131, French Club 13-41, President of French Club 141, Or- ange and Black 13-41, Pep Club.13-41. "A truer friend and harder worker can not be found." George Bolender "A shiek of shieks." 4' ....,.,, -. r , f unfit ,i y WM R--, , 'J' 41.1, I ,' 'WW 'F S , P mf , M ' e .Ns f ,-O., v H' J' ,-will A 'w,ANwf,Ak -, ,, gow -V3 l , '-, x an .,.-. ,.., A A , S vuim' mlznz who Most Popular . . Best All-Round . Biggest Optimist . Biggest Pessimist . Most Courteous . Cleverest . . Prettiest .... Best Natured . . Biggest Flirt . . Most Accomplished Most Ambitious . Most Verbose . . Most Conceited . Married First . Best Dressed . . Biggest Bluffer . Most Popular . Peppiest .... Best All-Round . Biggest Optimist . Biggest Pessimist . Most Courteous . Wittiest .... Most Handsome . Most Bashful . . Biggest Flirt . . Most Ambitious . Best Natured . . Best Athlete . Most Conceited . Biggest Bluffer . Most Verbose . Married First . Biggest Pest . GIRLS BOYS 45 Elizabeth Johnston . . Dorothy Clark . . Dorothy Frank . . Eleanor Engle . . Martha Speer . . Frances Brice . . Frances Brice . . . Esther Hall . . Gladys Steineke Elizabeth Johnston . . Eileen Cahill . Eleanor Richter . . Virginia Smith . . Beatrice Davis . . . Esther Hall . . Maxine Miller . Fritz 'Steffen . John Daacon . Bill Brooks . Bill Brooks . . John Cross . . Fritz Steien . James Richards . . Charles Young . . . Milo Griflin . . . Jay Pollock . Bernard Rought . . Edwin Trunck . . Jay Pollock . . David Burrell . . Ken Osterberg . William Madden . . . Foy Matter . . Bill Ascher f C QW f s ll ivaimuvui E the Class of 1925, with due witnesses and according to the law, do bequeath the following heirlooms to the underclassmen. May the heirs use their inheritance to the best possible advantage. Catherine Ackerman leaves her giggle to Luella Shouer. Opal Althoff bequeaths her ability as a pianist to Mary Powers. Bill Ascher leaves his loud socks to L. A. F. Frances Brice loaves her muddy shoes to Lucille Pack. Joanna Beck, Mildred Boedeker, and Edna Brinkmeier leave their shyness to Alice Lindsey, Ruth Stocks, and Dorothy Standring. Lorraine Becker leaves her complexion to Katherine Witte. Russell Borchers leaves his bell bottom trousers to Joe Straub. Bill Brooks leaves his football suit to Edward Beckmeier. Eugene Chitty bequeaths his vaselino hair to Fred Ness. Verla Berg leaves her dignity to Eleanor Kennison. Edith Beine leaves her journalistic ability to Lee Jones. Beatrice Davis leaves her straight bob to Margaret Cunningham. Waldemar Bury leaves his ability as an electrician to David McNary. Clarence Bittner leaves his heighth to Robert Criddle. Theodore Babcock leaves his stubborness to Robert Moren. David Burrell leaves his general Scholarship to "Bunny" Paul. Raymond Cram leaves his chubbiness to Robert Rowley. Agnes Daacon and Bernice Weiler leave their smiles to Ruth Seidel and Beryl Webb. John Daacon leaves his sarcasm to Carl Becker. Gertrude Demeter leaves her intelligence to Frank Beddoes. Eleanor Engle leaves her rosy cheeks to Virginia Bear. Emerson Evers leaves his willing ways to Donald Blackiston. Nellie Eder leaves her ability to sew to Maryetta Gage. 46 Y' KX - L .x Y Leslie Evans leaves his popularity to David Rowan. ' Alice Forry leaves her marcel to Delores Sullivan. Charles Furst leaves his fondness for poker to Art Steffen. Earl Goodman leaves his ability for making love to Henry Cornell. Germain Graham leaves her pleasing personality to Berneice Scott. Lois Hanke leaves her walk to Frances Hirst. Ruth Hanson leaves her flirting ability to Norma Henson. Oscar Hummermeier leaves his bashfulness to Hazen Hunter. Horrace Herrick leaves his modesty to Harold Neidigh. Lois Haithcox leaves her blush to Margaret Harnish. Harry Ibler leaves his position as quarter-back to William Stover. Elizabeth Johnston leaves her vocal ability to Anna Propp. Marion Jenner leaves her fuzzy hair to Lucille Berg. Irene Kramer leaves her book, "Learning to Dance in Ten Days," to Ralphp Ruthe. Eleanor Richter leaves her chewing gum to Emma Cramer. Margaret Knauff leaves her shorthand ability to Rebecca Hoy. Gladys Klein leaves her reliability to Delytt Klatt. Alice Kepner leaves her bluffing ability to Bethyl Weiler. Pauline Kieckhaefer leaves her heighth to Virginia Taylor. Virginia Smith leaves her friendship bracelets to Ruth Garman. Theodore Schleuning leaves his oratorical ability to Doc -Bender. Ardath Walrod leaves her earnestness to J eannett Reardon. Leslie Wilson and Clarence Wilson leave their salesmanship ability to the Henson sisters. Helen Koym leaves her hair pins to Herma Johnson. Ted Klatt leaves his fondness for study to Tom Moers. Tom Lawless leaves his cartooning ability to LaVerne Grell. Clarence Lied bequeaths his ability to sling malted milks to Bob Dorman. J Edward Ledwith bequeaths his love for girls to Quinter Bere. Arnold Lamm leaves his dimples to John Swartz. Elizabeth Loos leaves her black hair and eyes to Leona Nesbit. Berniece Nelson leaves her spit curls to Mildred Keith. Dorothy Frank bequeaths her laugh to'Margaret Moren. Lucille Lindsey leaves her friendliness to Alice Miller. Wilbert Martin bequeaths his ability in mathematics to Edward Credicott. 47 - E -A 1 1 George Morse leaves his marcel to Delmar Fritz. Alice Meyer leaves her lisp to Jane Borgmier. Annetta McDermott bequeaths her wit to Phyllis Wagner. Marsden Miller leaves his bell trousers to Joe Straub. Maxine Miller bequeaths her pep to Isabel Frank. Lois Moersch leaves her Ford to Howard Broughton. Theron Miller leaves his solemnity to John Graham. Ellwood Madden and Murrel Mallory leave their bashfulness to Harry Wurtzel and Wilbur Kerlin. Paul Meyers leaves his green and black lumber jacket to Clinton Wilkins. itor to G hill. Harold Murdaugh leaves his splendid penmanship to the athletic ed- of next year's Annual. J Laura Nesemeyer leaves her freckles to Mary Commons. Tom Neiman bequeaths his pipe to Robert Prescott. George Bolender bequeaths his clicking heels and sheiked appearance ladwyn Tilden. Esther Hall leaves her hair bows to Lorraine Wagner. Theodore Neiman leaves his high top boots to Melvin Schlegel. Gladys Nestle leaves her power of concentration to Grace Black. Josephine Osborne bequeaths her high history grades to Helen Saw- Jeanette Ottenhausen bequeaths her willingness to Marian Sikes. Ken Osterberg leaves his ability as cheer leader to Donald Dickenson. Helen Perry leaves her worries over her studies to Marcia Johnson. Ken Perry bequeaths his position at the Ten Cent Store to John Ogden. Grover Popp leaves his well known gray and blue sweater to Dale Fair. I I James Richards bequeaths his ability to write notes to Charles Stone. William Ridgway leaves his knowledge of radio to Lee Gavigan. Anna Sweeney leaves her charming ways to Nancy Edler. Quentin Smith leaves his taste in dress to Edwin Hall. Evelyn Stephen leaves her vanity case to Edna Yde. Mary Stevens leaves her slimness to Dorothy Scherning. Rena Stocks bequeaths her vamping ways to Helen Kraft. Viola Smith leaves her debating ability to Margaret Rought. Kenneth Schultz leaves his "way with the women" to "Mit" Goodrich. Gladys Steineke leaves her shreiks to Helen Altfilisch. ..- ..,, W-, , ,N 48 L. X. : 3- LN .- Gerald Sheridan bequeaths his curly hair to Harold Perry. Edwin Trunck leaves his love for hunting to Alfred Kiester. Roger Wheeland leaves his parlor jokes to Dick Hayner. Walt Young bequeaths his Dodge to Herbert Keith to help him dodge the fair sex. Leona Lubenstein leaves her shyness to Margaret Fuss. John Leamy leaves his book of etiquette to James Brew. Louella Klass bequeaths her inspiring ideas to Eunice Rummel. Gertrude Sender leaves her diamond to Elizabeth Anderson. Lois Price bequeaths her common sense to any one that needs it. Martha Speer leaves her bows to Dorothy Haroun. Marion Selby leaves her Southern brogue to Lois Chitty. Earl Ross leaves his General Science marks to James Rought. Tom Redican bequeaths his shyness of girls to Rodney Smith. Kathryn Wall leaves all her thrills to Elizabeth Hadley. Roswell Ruthe leaves his grin to Earl Soliday. Bernard Rought leaves his forgetfulness to Norman Fry. Gladys and Edith 'Saxby leave their sisterly love to the Smith sisters. Robert Sage leaves his love notes to Virginia Burnett. Robert Toelle bequeaths his 250 memory lines to Charles Young. Evelyn Tielkmeier leaves her chemistry marks to Babe Stewart. Evoda Van Loh leaves her wrist watch to Catherine Gable. Ena Cook leaves her smile to Betty Bruns to use to the best advantage. Jay Pollock leaves his ability in sheiking to Herbert Stimpert. Bill Madden leaves his pestering ways behind for his brother. Leroy Farnum leaves a couple of his six feet to Bobby McNutt. John Gilbert with many regrets bestows his drum major suit on Ozro Hill providing Ozro grows a mustache. Eileen Cahill and Fritz Steffen bestow their violent love for each other upon Gladwyn Tilden and Lois Hanke. Roscoe Mitchell leaves his Cadillac to John Bently. Vernon Fry leaves his love for study to Bob Andre. Foy Matter leaves his lovesickness to Joe Confer. Vivian Gleason leaves her ability to cook to Amelia Mary Younglove. Verna Grimm leaves her shyness to Catherine Stibgen. Thelma Richards leaves her loquacity to Zita Boland. Dorothy Clark leaves her red hair to Beryl Bennethum. Milo Griflin leaves his quiet manner to Collin Diefenthaler. F' .. . . 9 49 -. fi -l.,-1...-. ' ' M. -fx DeVore Hitchner leaves his well worn blush to some bold Freshman. Viola Graif leaves her jolliness to Marion Stark. Earl Schofield bequeaths his correspondence courses to Pete Strahm. Kenneth Iler bequeaths his green suit to some big husky freshman entering high school next year. John Jurgensmeier leaves his position on the Sunday School basket- ball team to Donald Botdorf. Orlo Krell leaves Helen to some lucky fellow. Arthur Saltzer leaves his mechanical drawing book to Earl Soliday. Charles Young leaves his Rudolph Valentino looks to Victor Lamm. Velma Wachlin leaves her dignity to Emma Cramer. Benjamin Wilkin bequeaths his ability in art to Norbert Keyes. To the Freshmen, the Seniors bequeath the right to ask any dumb question of an upper-classman at any time without feeling unnecessary. To the Sophomores, the Seniors bequeath the right to boss the Fresh- man and tell the Juniors what they think of them for acting superior. To the Juniors, the Seniors leave all the powers of upper classmen, knowing they would take them whether we left the powers to them or not. To the Faculty, the Seniors leave the privilege of deducting five per cent from the monthly grades of any student who chews gum, whispers, or moves his feet during class time. 1 To L. A. F., the Seniors can not bequeath any power as he is om- nipotent. CSignedJ THE SENIOR CLASS. Witnesses-D. 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'sim l 3 'LU3 XE' 4 S is X E' BOARD OF CONTROL Ozro Hill Maryetta Gage Maurice McClanathan Irene Taylor Carl Becker Harry Wurtzel U Ruth Garman President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer 51 Junior Girls MEMBERSHIP ROLL Ash, Mary Ellen Anderson, Elizabeth Blum, Florence Bokemeier, Geneva Bruins,'Margaret Bear, Virginia Bennethum, Beryl Blum, Marie Boland, Zita Borgmier, Jane Babcock, Helen Bender, Nellie Bartley, Virginia Cunningham, Margaret Coomber, Geneva Chitty, Lois Carey, Bernice Edler, Nancy V Fosha, Ruth Fredericks, Ruth Folgate, Kathryn Frank, Isabelle Fishburn, Kathryn Good, Lenore Green, Bernice Goethe, Nellie Gage, Maryetta Garman, Ruth Heiden, Gertrude Hoy, Rebecca Hadley, Elizabeth Hutchison, Elizabeth Hoffman, Rose Ilgen, Magdeline Johnson, Marcia Kortemeier, Ruth Kennison, Eleanor Kraft, Helen Kieth, Mildred Kinney, Alice Maurer, Mary Mellom, Vades Miller, Alice Milter, Inez Moren, Margaret LeBaron, Harriet Nesbit, Leona Portner, Gladys Powers, Mary Pack, Lucille Penticoff, Isabelle Ryan, Dorothy Rummel, Eunice Ridgway, Helen Spitler, Lois Seidel, Ruth Sikes, Marion Schramm, Lorene Schouer, Louella Schmertman, Eleanor Smith, Mildred Smith, Margaret Scott, Bernice Sullivan, Dolores Shaw, Mary Tscherning, Dorothy Taylor, Irene Taylor, Virginia Weber, Sophie Wieneke, Irene Wubbena, Lillian Wiedenhoft, Elizabeth Wagner, Lorraine Womer, Katharine Young, Sarah ,. ..-A "g jf' iibflif ,f ' 'l 9 ., -ww , , we if , y N I hw. fm , M, S... V. g Junior Boys MEMBERSHIP ROLL Andre, Robert Brubaker, Wesley Bere, Quinter Becker, Carl Bentley, John Bennett, Donald Borchers, Earl Balz, Albert Blackburn, Roy Credicott, Edward Catherman, Jesse Confer, Lawrence Dorman, Robert Diefenthaler, Collin Eder, Willard Dickenson, Donald Fishburn, Robert Garnhart, Dwight Gill, Mervin Hewins, Rodney Hayner, Richard Hill, Ozro Hall, Edwin Heilman, Howard Heinen, Theodore Jephson, Fred Kiester, Melvin Moers, Tom McClanathan, Maur McNary, David ice 53 Moren, Robert Murphy, Paul McDowell, Luther Lattig, Eugene Laible, Morse Neiman, James Neidigh, Harold Paul, Forest Pera, John Rinehart, Russell Stoffragen, Carl Stewart, William Schofield, Earl Stone, Charles Sieck, Fred Strahm, Edward Stover, William Swartz, John Straub, Joe Stimpert, Herbert Woodward, Glen Witte, Leslie Widmer, Harold Williams, Leon Wurtzel, Harry Walbum, Dallas Wittenmeyer, Freeman Williams, Orlo Young, Raymond l iz .4 is X. l. g E l Q, li 1 'W -1 li ,. ,K I 1 '1 gi E l 1 s l ! i 4 l I r -I la fl H l gl fi .--N- A . , as-Ha .Af . sx-gijgqgmgfer C--- - f -2 -, , :A-K . ' F , .W .,,,..,.--.,,..-. . .HX -fy I V. -'7:.:1',vvwF,ivqKlkJ,f:gq il.-X .. N'-,XT-Ex r!y,,-..,Y. Y.- ,,-..,.-.,,.-...Til fl J unlor History , ' HEN we wended our various ways through the wide-flung portals of Free- zz port High School, a very awe-stricken gi herd of inexperienced children, we hadn't the Q, slightest conception of the wonders to be ac- ii complished in the span of three years just passed. gi When our first group officers were selected, Q . "Red" McNary, president, Bill Stover, vice- 2 president, and Bob Dorman, secretary and ll treasurer, we thought old Daddy Time with his E inevitable scythe a mere laggard, but we have T since found out differently, because it didn't i take long for our Sophomore year to roll ' around. aj K That was when we really started to make ii , , ourselves noticed. With Johnny Graham, Pete If Wlulfam Stover McClanathan and Ed Hall, we had a real trio of 5 Hlstoflan leaders. Under their management we staged I the annual Sophomore Oratorical Contest in which John Graham, our presi- dent, proved to be the choice of the field. 5 But the year which was to follow was to prove to be the most event- ful. Our head engineers were Carl Becker, Harry Wurtzl, and Ruth Gar- fl man. Eugene Lattig was chosen as mantle speaker, and Miss Cravens was S our chief advisor. 4 i We were very well represented in athletics, with Strahm, Grier, il Wurtzel, Stimpert, Broughton, McClanathan, and Keith on the light weight 5 I football team, and Jones, Neidigh, Bentley and Heinen on the heavyweight i' team, and Bentley chosen at the end of the season to be captain next year. i f In basketball, the championship lightweight regulars, with two excep- EQ tions were Juniors. These Juniors were Strahm, Stimpert, Broughton, Mc- . Clanathan, and Swartz, and on the heavies were Keith and Neidigh, the latter being captain-elect of next year's heavyweight team. 5, Our first important act of the year, outside of election of oflicers, was I' the staging of the Farmer's Fair. Here all who attended were supposed to array themselves in the costume of "Josh Perkins of Punkin Center," and I make it a real Farmers' Fair. And that is just what it was. The Follies, lj a real innovation on the Juniors' part, was the main attraction. Instead Q' of the usual feminine cast of characters, this year the follies was made up I of beautiful boys dressed in the customary scanty costume of the true f chorus girl. It was a scream. Well, that was just a good starter. Next came the Junior Play entitled, "The Whole Town's Talking". It was a H dandy. And, to cap the climax of as perfect a year as you'd want, we fin- I ished off with an unusually successful J unior-Senior Banquet at the Ma- 3 sonic Temple. I Much credit must be given the officers and advisory board for the ' excellent year which we have had. Special credit is due Carl Becker, pres- , ident, and Miss Cravens, chief advisor, for their splendid work in making if this one of the best years ever. 5 Yes, Old Father Time surely can travel. Here we are, ready to assume l T the duties of Seniors. Here's hoping our rabbit's foot continues to exert 1 its present good luck over our class in our one remaining year, the one 2 which we hope to make the greatest of the school's history. L . l, i:x.'i.'::f.'ffIfffQfffQfi' ".iITF"' 'i 'Wm' AN" "T 54 il ,,f-in! l Juuinr mba' Most Popular . Best All-Round fHonorable Mentionl . Best Looking . Queen of Hearts Biggest Bluffer Best Athlete . Best Dressed . Best Musician . Most Ambitious Most Studious . Most Popular . Best All-Round Best Looking . King of Hearts . Biggest Bluifer Best Athlete . Best Dressed . Best Musician . Most Ambitious Most Studious . GIRLS BOYS hu . . Lucille Pack . . Maryetta Gage . . Beryl Bennethum . . Lucille Pack . Vades Mellom . Helen Ridgway . . . . Helen Sawhill Amelia Mary Younglove . . . . Ruth Garman . . Ruth Seidel . . Ruth Seidel 1 1 . . Carl Becker . . Carl Becker . . Lawrence Confer . . Jim Brew . LaVerne Grell . LaVerne Grell . . . . . Ozro Hill . Collin Diefenthaler . . . David McNary . . . Ted Hall 55 .- Junior Carnival Dere Hiram, Feb. 8, 1925. Last nite i went up ter the Hy Skule ter see sum kinder Farmer's Fair that they was puttin on cause i thot that maybe ide get sum good idears on farmin' but it was diffrunt thin i thot it'd be. When i got inside i was rele serprized ter see thet not one was dresst up a bit the boys was all in thair bloo denims en the girruls was in sun bonnits en aperns. Well i got round a corner en i herd a noyse like a thow- sand bees a buzzin thru a funnil en a terrible flash of litening en i got kinder skared fer a minnit till i fownd out thet they was sendin radogramz. They hed a Minstrul ,Show en Jumpin Jupiter i shor thet they was niggers en they terned out ter be rele wite girruls. They shore cood sing en tell jokes. Thin they hed a Farmers' Follys en i got a grate big serprize. It was kinder like a play en when a bunch of rele purty girrils come out evvery boddy jist laffed-Boy, i clapped. Wot der yer think, i ast a guy who the purty dame with the muffler on her neck was en he tells me a boy's nam. Here all those purty girruls wasnt girruls but they was bays. Thin there was a Jazzland show. Yer no i allas kinder thot thet girruls never was much good et moosic but they hed a hole orkestry of all girruls en they shore did play sum rip snortin lively moosic. The Joonyer class what put the hole fair on shore is smart. They hed a lot of good side shows. The bestest were the Bathin Bueteys, they shore were purty, en the Trip ter the Moon shore made me thing thet i war reely goin thair. Sum other good shows was The Art Eggsibit, What Wimmin Cant Rezist, A Hy Skule Girruls Dreme, Soshil Ruminishun, en The Grate Western Hold Up. Thin i thot ide go down ter the dance en after i hed slid down one of thim thair toys thet they hev on play grownds i jist stood en looked et the way thim kids hed made thet room look like a barn all with jist green en white paper. Purty soon i herd sum moosic en i looked up thet way en ther the orkestry set in a pig pen. Well, i thot they was an awful good idea. Thet is sum joonyer class hiram en ide just bet my last dollar on em makin good et ivvery thing they ever try ter do. Wisht i was yung agin en in the class of 26. Well good-bye, ZEB. 56 ,,..... CEZZTWP i ! V .y tl 1 ' x 0 2 1 I I '-'Tig . i - 1 E fi fl :J r V 1 n ? 'Y ff if R 1 , 'Q in ' il Fl 5' W it i 55357 if i i V 23 R 5 i R e l 1 Q5 BOARD OF CONTROL in W Delyte Klart Rodney Smith i Margaret Fuss Jack Thro i r , N s I i 1 1 I :E PV i is Kenneth Kerlin Phyllis Wagner Robert Criddle 51 f President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer i I ii .N ..we M -, Q--1,,,,O,,+L 57 Sophomore Girls Allberry, Leona Balderston, Maurica Bender, Clarice Hazel Berg, Lucille Blackmore, Dorothy Blanchard, Helen Burchardt, Dorothy Burnett, Virginia Burns, Betty Byrem, Thelma Carlson, Beryl Chitty, Lois Coon, Dorothy Daley, Ethyl Deily, Marian Eaton, Dolores Evans, Margaret Flory, Catherine Fritzenmeier, Ruth Fuss, Margaret Gable, Katherine Good, Edna Greene, Bertha Gross, Evelyn Grimm, Ruth Harnish, Margaret Harroun, Dorothy Husbrunner, Hilda Homan, Marie Jahnke, Helen Jephson, Alice Johnson, Vera Johnson, I-Ierma MEMBERSHIP ROLL Kencke, Vera Kluth, Alma Klatt, Delyte Knauff, Dolores Kraft, Mable Kuhlemeier, Marian Lindsey, Alice Lambert, Katherine LeBaron, Ruth Lins, Florence Lower, Florence Miller, Ruth Miller, Gladys Meyers, Elizabeth Molter, Marion Monigold, Berniece Moore, Dorothy Jean Moore, Mary Mosiman, Muriel Nolting, Irma Opel, Margaret Peck, Ruth Perry, Lugene Peterman, Mable Powers, Alice Powers, Grace Richard, Corolyn Ridgway, Marion Ritzman, Geraldine Rosier, Margaret Rosemeier, Emelie Ruthe, Mary Ellen 58 Ruthe, Martha Ryan, Betty Sanders, Ethel Sandmeier, Viola Seitz, Margaret Schmich, Margaret Schofield, Margaret Schlegel, Esther Schouer, Elza Schoenhard, Mary Stonick, Victoria Stahl, Helen Stibgen, Katherine Stocks, Ruth Steele, Bonita Sullivan, Grace Uhling, Olga Wagner, Phyllis Wallahan, Harriet Waltzer, Bertha Webb, Beryl Weiler, Bethel West, Evelyn Williams, Gertrude Witte, Mary Wilson, Jane Widmer, Margaret Wilson, Ruth Wilson, Alice Womack, Dorothy Yde, Edna Young, Agnes Sophomore Boys Anderson, Ralph Beddoes, Burrell Beddoes, Frank Bender, Forest Becker, Harry Botdorf, Don Borchers, Earl Bolender, Sam Boyd, Marvin Brice, William Brockmeier, Frank Chronister, Richard Chronister, Robert Cole, Eldred Cornell, Henry Coughlin, John Criddle, Robert Davis, Charles Fair, Dale Foy, Alby Fry, Norman Gitchel, Iden Godsell, William Greier, Walter Gurke, Frank Heckman, Leroy Hershey, Dwight Held, John Hill, Elmer MEMBERSHIP ROLL Huisinga, Oscar John, Robert Johnston, Ralph Keil, Morris Keith, Herbert Keiler, Ottrnan Kerlin, Kenneth Keyes, James Kiefer, Paul Kintzel, John Kirkman, Frederick Kirchner, Albert Kume, James Kuntz, James Kuntz, Norman Krauthoff, Leslie Lamm, Victor Lorenze, Mildred Madden, Maurice Malone, Richard Manion, John Mascare, Gus McLarnon, Thomas Metters, Dahl Moseley, William Ogden, John Pera, Harry Perry, Harold Pfile, Eugene 59 Prescott, Robert Rhode, Paul Rhynders, Harold Rhynders, Robert Roddewig, John Roddewig, Roy Rogers, Arnold Rowen, David - Rowley, Robert Ruthe, Ralph Seidel, Wilbert Schultz, William Schlegel, Martin Shouer, Robert Shelly, Joe Smith, Harold Smith, Rodney Snyder, Ralph Sprague, Vernon Stuart, Howard Thro, Jack Vick, Fred Waltz, Raymond Weber, Gerald Wilson, Dean Lewis Wilcox, Perry Winters, Irwin Youngblood, Richard 555562 - fe Sophomore Class History OW that we have struggled through our Freshman year, we feel very proud to say we are Sophomores. The first eventful thing we did was to elect our competent oflicers. The following were elected: President, Kenneth Kerling Vice- President, Phyllis Wagner, 'Secretary-Treas- urer, Robert Criddle. The Sophomores are proud to claim as their football heroes-Rodney Smith, Ralph Johnson, Donald Botdorf, Walter Greier, Martin Schlegel, Robert Rowley, and John Coughlin. Vera Johnson Historian In basketball we made 'em step, too, With Ralph Ruthe, Donald Botdorf, Paul Rhode, Harold Perry, Forest Bender, and Dale Fair, on the teams. Donald Botdorf had the honor of going on the Ansonia trip. We were well represented in the band and musical organizations. In "Princess Bonnie", the Sophomores showed great ability in appear- ing before the glaring footlights. In the extemporaneous speaking contest of Good Speech week the Sophomores were representd by William Lambert. In the Sophomore essay contest Ruth Fredericks won first place and Harriet Wallahan second. We hereby resolve to show old F. H. S. that we are the peppiest and most brilliant class that has ever gone out of its door. 60 X Sf ff"- rvalymvn Freshman A Class Officers Lee Madden Donald Dick Charles McCoo1 President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer Freshman B Class Officers James Rought Marguerite Broughton Alma Rahn President Vice President Secretary and Treasurer 61 f 5 t--W N H A 'ER ff' -51,-' 1 ' "' ""' ' 5' V f ,I J 5 'Qifiwlwl-5--'wma , 'L mmf!" 1 x i 1 l Q Freshman A Class History N September 5, 1924, seventy eager knights and ladies arrived ready to enter the lists of school success on the tournament grounds of F. H. S. Though untried and ignor- ant of the ways of the tournament ground, we boldly unsheathed our lances and entered the fray. In the joust of the First Six Weeks some of the weaker classmates fell before the onslought of English, Algebra, and Occupations. Those , Who survived the first attacks went bravely on to win for themselves and for their class honors on the jousting field. Elizabeth Hartman The tried knights and ladies of the school Historian oflicially welcomed the newcomers at the Senior Reception given in the gym in October. At the tilt of Better Speech in December the Freshmen again entered the lists. In the interclass extemporaneous contest William Hildebrandt valiently defended the Freshman colors. In this contest not only the knights distinguished themselves, but one of the ladies, Margaret Kline, won renown as the author of the second prize short story. Because of the talent displayed in his speech given before the assembly during the Polaris drive, Lee Madden was deemed worthy to be the leader of this band. He was assisted by Donald Dick, vice president, and Charles McCool, secretary and treasurer. In the athletic tournament a few Freshmen boys won their spurs in football and basketball. Many Freshmen have succeeded in winning a place among F. H. S's valiant defenders in the jousts of School Activities. One of the class's greatest distinction, however, was won in the Scholastic Meet when the Freshmen had many names on the Honor Roll. The class of 1928 has proved that they are capable of hard work and by the help and cooperation of the entire class we hope to make it one of the best classes in Freeport High School. I I 1 r 1 1 l . -i "" 'Wm " 62 ' r- II Freshman B Class History ' ' N the 26th of January, 1925, seventy Freshmen walked up the sidewalk and into the high school. We looked around wondering where we should go. After many hasty inquiries of dignified Seniors we finally found our class rooms. Of course we were true-to-form Freshies at first, and were very "green" and bashful. We were even frightened when We heard three bells, the signal for an assembly. However, all this timidity soon wore off and We learned to enjoy assemblies as well as all the other activi- I ties of F. H. S. I I I 1 I Grace Lied Historian Soon after school started, the Freshman B girls were invited to the meeting of the Junior Orange and Black Club. Many of the girls attended it, and all who were there enjoyed it very much because they were treated so graciously and because they became better acquainted with the other girls in school. A few weeks after school started we were called to the library for our I, first meeting to elect officers. James Rought was elected President, I' Marguerite Broughton, Vice President, and Alma Rahn, Secretary and I, Treasurer. I We were represented on the honor roll each time by a number of students. I This is only the first part of our life in Freeport High School. During I our four years we will take part in the activities and help to keep up the II high school's record as one of the best in the state. I am sure that at the .I end of our four years we will graduate with honors. I I I I I I 63 I I I I .-'ji Freshman A Girls MEMBERSHIP ROLL Andre, Lois Avanarius, Gertrude Bastion, Ivah Bauch, Marguerite Best, Harriet Bordner, Margaret Bowers, Mary Brown, Leita Carpenter, Marguerite Cheesman, Lola Commons, Mary Dahm, Lois Dawson, Beatrice Donnelly, Ellene Daughenbaugh, Ada Freerkson, Ida Gastman, Margaret Greier, Cora Gruner, Fern Heck, Thelma Heitz, Beulah Hartman, Elizabeth Henson, Frances Holmes, Alice Hummel, Catherine Huss, Dorothy Kiefer, Francis Klein, Margaret Kline, Sarah Kortmeier, Florence Kortemeier, Lucille Kramer, Matilda Krieg, Gertrude Lohif, Henrietta Linker, Thelma Miller, Unana Mettz, Lolita Neff, J enona Ogden, Ruth Osterberg, Amy Otto, Gladys Penticoif, Vivian Peterson, Flora Prall, Annagene Raders, Dorothy Ruf, Marie Rees, Beulah Rizner, Pearl Rought, Margaret Sage, Margaret Schmidt, Dorothy Scheider, Ulta Schramm, Lola Schurch, Elsie Seeker, Anna Shilling, Mae Smith, Marcella Smith, Gertrude Smull, Marjorie Standring, Dorothy Stocks, Marian Taylor, Evelyn Troutwein, Jane Wait, Verda Wrelty, Margaret Wrest, Dorothy Witte, Ina Wittenmeyer, Margaret Freshman A Boys MEMBERSHIP ROLL Armogost, Elmer Armogost, Frederick Bittner, Vernon Bolender, Donald Borchers, Russell Bury, Carl Cox, Donald Cramer, Dado Cunningham, Edwin Deemer, Othniel Dick, Donald Dick, Charles Duffy, James Eder, Walter Fifer, Robert Goetz, Thoma Grattelo, Paul Hayes, Robert Heck, Louis Hildebrant, William Horan, Ervin Janssen, John Johnson, Lawry Kennedy, James Marshall Keith, Robert Kiester, Howard Kerch, Raymond Kneller, Henry Kuhlemeyer, Earl S 65 Lebrecht, Eugene Madden, Lee Martin, Kenneth McCool, Charles Nes, Fred Olsen, Eugene Paul, James Pash, Russell Petta, Frank Plowman, Gerald Pritzlaff, Walter Putnam, Frank Rubendall, Edward Rodcliff, Robert Rund, Alfred Schlegel, Howard Snyder, William Shouer, Richard Stebbins, Clifford Toelle, Alvin Tracy, William Unzicker, Emerson Wallis, Thomas Weber, Donald Wilky, Edward Williams, Emerson Wittbecker, Earnest Wurtzel, Robert Young, Leroy Freshman B Class MEMBERSHIP ROLL Allen, Fern Altenbern, William Becker, Frederick Blackmore, Richard Blei, Raymond Blum, Stella Bolter, Augusta Bookman, Leonard Bowers, Francis Brandt, John Brew, Anna Mae Breyer, Emilie Broughton, Margaret Byrem, Loretta Byrnes, Francis Clark, Beatrice Cram, Helen Cramer, Margery Dry, Maxine Duray, Charles Evans, Beulah Evers, John Folgate, Cynthia Freerkson, Elsi Garrison, Katherine Grattelo, Donald Greve, Evelyn Groves, Jack Grow, Marion Hayes, Jane Harnish, Francis Helsley, Robert Hepner, Kathleen Hess, Jacob Hewin Merton Hunzicker, Leland Hutmacher, Paul Ickes, Eleanor Irwin, Wilbur Jordan, Alice Kiester, Howard Kerch, Elta Mae Knauff, Margie Kuhlemeier, Helen Lapp, Ethyl Lied, Grace Mackart, Oliver Mallory, Charlotte McNutt, Robert Miller, John Miller, Francis Matter, Glenn Markel, Hazel Maurer, Paul Nesbit, Roy Perry, Kathryn Rahn, Alma Ralson, Gerald Rawleigh, Floyd Rought, James Rubendall, Mary Schmertman, Alice Shilling, May Smith, Carroll Soladay, Mildred Sorensen, Gladys Sutz, Norma Tracy, William Travlwein, Grace Van Deest, Helen Witt, Milton Woods, John U , A I lk . 5 XX 4 F fx 9, 5 , - , K' , K 2, -F N Sw I " X.. 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Paul Jones COACHES Glenn Holmes Mac came to Freeport High School fresh from college. He carried a reputation of some force as an all-conference tackle from the University of Col- orado. The reputation was correct, he was a foot- ball player to the n'th degree. As Coach of the line we have but to look at the season's victories to judge his Worth. Paul Moon Coach Jones of the track team is another stranger with a reputation. He is the most versatile athlete ever entertained in Freeport High School. He had a wonderful record as a track star at DePauw University and also as a member of the I. A. C. of Chicago. He has, like the rest of our strangers, done wonders with his squads. 69 Heavyweight Football Quinter Bere John Bentley Donald Botdorf John Coughlin John Cross Collin Diefenthaler Karl Fuss LaVerne Grell Milo Griffin Theodore Heinan Fred Held Lee Jones Theodore Klatt Orlo Krell Ellwood Madden Harold Neidigh Forrest Paul James Pollock Burton Rhode Alfred Rund Ralph Ruthe Fred Steffen Edwin Trunck Phillip Ward . in T' wr . CHF? - . . -....J,f ' Heavyweight Football HE Freeport High School Football teams of 1924 passed through one of the most successful seasons ever known to the school. The Heavyweights won first the Big Seven Title and then the Intersectional meet with the Ansonia, Connecticut, High School team. The squad led by Captain Bill Brooks was always fighting and was un- doubtedly the finest team ever developed in Freeport High School. The team started with a bang and kept the pace all through the season. They commenced with East Aurora 31 to 63 took the LaSalle- Peru-Township High 31 to 7 5 stepped on Elgin 16 to 9, slid through Joliet by the skin of their teeth, 10 to 93 walked over DeKalb 46 to 0, gave West Aurora the short end of a 20 to 6 score, and best of all, trimmed Rockford 24 to 0 before the biggest crowd that ever saw a High School game in Northern Illinois, then to make the at-home season a complete success they smacked Englewood High of Chicago 30 to 10. Came the final honors of the season, the Heavyweights took a trip to Ansonia, Connecticut, to play their team on Thanksgiving day. Ansonia had not been beaten on their own home field for four long years. Freeport taught them football to the tune of 33 to 0. This was the greatest feather ever hung on the helmets of any Freeport High School team. The trip to Ansonia was made as short as possible to give the team as much rest as they could get. They went from Freeport to Chicago, Chicago to Pittsburg, Pittsburg to New York, and New York to Ansonia. After the game the fun began. They viewed the Yale Bowl, went sightseeing in New York, and then went down for a look at Washington, D. C. While in Washington they visited the White House and had the honor of shaking hands with President Coolidge. After all this excite- ment they came back home to be greeted by a veritable mob of enthus- iastic fans. This, the season of 1924, was the highest peak that football has ever attained in Freeport High School and we all hope that the season of 1925 will be just as good. HEAVYWEIGHT FCOTBALL SCORES Freeport . . ..... 31 Freeport . . . 31 Freeport . . . 16 Freeport . . . 10 Freeport . . . 46 Freeport . . . 20 Freeport . . . 24 Freeport . . . 30 Freeport . . . 33 Freeport . . . 26 Freeport . . . . 21 Total points . . . . 288 East Aurora . . . La Salle-Peru . , Elgin . . . Joliet . . . DeKalb . . West Aurora Rockford . . , Englewood . , ANSONIA . . Belvidere . , Beloit . . . , 6 7 . 9 . 9 . . 0 . . 6 0 10 0 0 0 Total points. . . 47 Heavyweight Football William Brooks, Captain-Tackle "Weiner" was one of the hardest fighters that we have ever known. He was a big man blocking a big hole. John Bently, Captain-elect-Canter John is the hardest man on the team to buck and he justly earned his right to the next year's captaincy. Quinter Bere, 'Blckheld Quinter was a good utility man: he could take anyone of the backiield positions with ease. LaVerne Grell, Halfback Milo Grillin, Tackle Theodor Heinen, Guard "Heathen" was an All-State "Miley" was a conscient- He was another of our good man again, and oh, how he ious worker and a good linemen. One of the in- tore up the opposing line! hard fighter. He blocked vincible crew. many all ODDOIIQHVS 50019. 72 Heavyweight Football Theodore Klatt, End Orlo Krell, Tackle Ellwood Madden. Tackle Ted was one of the fastest Orlo was another of the This was E1lwood's fourth things on two feet, and when burly boys on the line that year in football and he it came to grabbing passes, did lots to the opponents. surely did some nice work. oh, boy ! Harold Neidigh, Fullbnck Doc was one of the most consistent players on the team. He was a man who made many needed gains. Forrest Paul, End Bunny was one of the fast- est men on the team and when it came to grabbing a pass on the old "Statue of Liberty" play, he was there. 73 James Pollock Quarterback Jay was small but he ran to brains. As a quarter- back he had no peer. Heavyweight Football Ralph Ruthe, Tackle Ralph was another of our linemen who could drop a man and stop the line. He filled a good sized hole and did it well. Burton Rhode, End "Sinkers" was the sub for the wing and he played all the time he was in. His battle cry of "Aw-wow!" was ever heard. Frederick Steffen, Quarterback A "Fritz" as an alternate for Jay was a heady little worker. He knew his men and he knew the holes, this helped exceedingly. ' Heavyweight Football Squad at Washington, D. C. 74 L.i........ 75 -,A W Lightweight Football 4:-N -:V ., Freeport Freeport Freeport Freeport Freeport Freeport Freeport Forest Bender Arthur Steffen Walter Greier Maurice McClanathan Harry Ibler Roy Roddewig Donald Blackiston Herbert Keith Charles Stone Harry Wurtzel Fred Trepus Fred Jephson William Ascher Herbert Stimpert Edward Strahm Russell Borchers Robert Rowley Robert Moren Lawrence Confer Martin Schlegel Kenneth Madden Leslie Krauthoff Edwin Hall Ralph Johnson Rodney Smith LIGHTWEIGHT FOOTBALL SCORES Total points . . East Aurora Elgin . . . Joliet . . DeKalb . . West Aurora Rockford . LaSalle-Peru Total points f X x XA- :X -""'- uf Lightweight Football HE Lightweights also did the joyful unexpected in the 1924 season. They started with a throng of candidates and no football playersg they finished up with a throng of football players and not a candidate. When the season opened the lightweights looked as if they were going to be the bottom team on the Big Seven list. But through hard work and lots of it, and by the coaching of Paul Moon they turned out to be the real thing. They suffered but one defeat and that from Elgin, 3 to 0. During the rest of the Big Seven season they took everything. Even at the beginning, their steady-going machinery showed signs of real intelligence. In the first game with East Aurora they prodded on to a 3 to 0 victory. The second conference game was that fateful one, with Elgin winning 3 to 0. This game showed how Freeport could fight, but a dropkick spoiled our slate. The third conference game was the victory over Joliet 14 to 0 with nobody bucking against the score. Freeport light- weights were beginning to show signs of real class in football. For the next round to victory they smacked the last year's champs, DeKalb, for a 7 to 0 victory. They eventually tied with DeKalb for the championship, but they showed that they were the better team in this game. Next they stepped on the west High aggregation to the tune of 21 to 7. Then came the final and best victory of the year. The Lights polished off the Rockford Lights 10 to 0, and thus placed themselves in a tie with DeKalb for first place. A The season was a grand success for all concerned. It developed some new material for the next year's heavyweight squad and it made a lot of new players for the next year's Lightweight squad. With Coach Moon at the head of the squad next year, the lightweight team should be another winner for the school. J A an 77 Lightweight Football Rodney Smith, Captain-Tackle Rod was a wonderful player. He had a little hard luck with his leg but when he played he played. Donald Blackiston, I-Ialfback "Blackie" was a backfield player of great renown and was always on deck to do his duty to the team. Russel Borchers, Guard "Butch" knew the value of a good lineman and he kept himself at the top notch all of the season so that he could be one. Howard Broughton, End Harry Ibler, Backfield Fred Jephson, End "Howie" was a tough man Harry was a general utility Fred was one of those "go- for a horde to get around. man and he surely got in gettum-boys" and he surely He carried his wing excep- his few knocks wherever he did his stuff. tionally well. was placed. '78 vhs, 'N ,.. V -iq R w.1"'x'N ga!'L,- it ai l XV Q 2551215 L u h Q 'A m so-M--W-Tw-i r J 'Q'-v.. Q l X V f,,.,,,,,.,.-,, I l AM A -,MM H f 1 Lightweight Football Ralph Johnson, Tackle Ralph was one of the quiet kind, you never heard from :im but always lots about llll. Herbert Keith, Fullback "Herbie" was a holy terror. He made his way ahead like a wild man. With his red head striking the air he was known all over the conference. Maurice McClanathan, End "Pete" at end was a streak of greased lightning. He outfought all of his oppo- nents and did some wonder- ful work on the team. Robert Rowley, End Bob was another of the speedy boys on the line. He played a consistent game and was always in the mix- ups. Herbert Stirnpert, Tackle Herbie was rather a whirl- wind when he got in action. Many an opponent can vouch for this. Edward Strohm, Center "Pete" was the best little snap-back artist on the Orient. He was a little "weight dangerous." Good things are done up in small bundles. 79 Jr Lightweight Football Edwin Trunek, Backlald "Dutch" was a backlield utility man: he 'played quarter in either half with great ease. His game was much like his illustrious brother Lloyd's, and a thing to be proud of. Harry Wurtzol, Quarter This boy was another of the brainy crew that take turns at the team. He has every- thing to his credit and noth- ing against him. Monogram Men Heavyweight ' Clarence Bittner Donald Botdorf John Coughlin John Cross Walter Grin, Lina Grier ,nt ,any nlacein the line' was as dependable aa the day is long. He was al- ways quiet and always light- mg. Lightweight Ralph Anderson William Ascher James Brew Laurence Confer - Collin Diefenthaler Carl Fuss Elmer Heck ' Alfred Rund Phillip Ward Walter Grier Edwin Hall f Leslie Krauthoff -a Kenneth Madden Robert Moren John Ogden James Paul Roy Roddewig Arthur Steffen Charles Stone Frederick Trepus B 'I 80 '3 , " f :C- X 'ahilsentiil ' M ,i p ,np--.,m "' . 1, Q A p - ' 'Im " REEPORT High School can well be congratulated on the athletic field at the New High School Site. It is the finest of its kind anywhere in the State of Illinois. The students of Freeport High School should give a vote of thanks to the men who were influential in securing this stadium for our school. Prominent among the men who worked for our interest was our Principal, Mr. L. A. Fulwider. He has been a booster for a real athletic field for Freeport High School for several years, and it was due to his help in the organizing of the campaign for the field that the stadium was finally se- cured. The other men to whom we are indebted for making the field a reality are the men on the Board of Education. It was through the efforts of these men: G. F. Korf, R. C. Rowen, J. P. Stover, Dr. J. Sheldon Clark, Mr. F. E. Furst, Mr. M. W. Graham, Mr. R. A. Hunter, Mr. Frederic Wag- ner, and Mr. C. O. Shunk, that sufficient money was raised to finance the building of the field. They are thanked elsewhere in this book but our appreciation can never be fully shown. The field itself is the finest of its kind anywhere in the Middle West. It has a half mile track and a two-twenty yard straight-away for the track events. Down inside of the big track in a bowl is the football field with bleacher seats on the east and west sides. There is space for more bleach- ers at both ends of the field. On the south end of the football field is an open space in which has been placed a large score board which can be seen from all parts of the field. The pits which are also at the south end are all packed with cinders. There are pits for board-jumping, high jumping and pole vaulting. Also there is a ring pit for the shot put. All the track and the approaches have been dressed with a very fine grade of cinders. The track. as it was for the spring track season of 1925, was one of the finest in this part of the country. Now that Freeport has such a wonderful team let us hope that the tiang iiidthe following year will have the success of the team that dedicated t e e . 81 Heavyweight Basketball Forrest Paul Burton Rhode Harold Perry Orlo Krell Harold Neidigh Freeport ..... Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Freeport . Squad Milo Grihin Donald Botdorf Ralph Ruthe Quinter Bere Monogram Men Gerald Ralston John Woods Francis Byrns Donald Botdorf Orlo Krell Milo Griffin Harold Perry Ralph Ruthe Herbert Keith William Stewart James Pollock Arthur Schmich HEAVYWEIGHT BASKET BALL SCORES Belvidere .... Rockford . . . . . Dubuque . , , E. Aurora . Elgin . . Streator . Beloit . . Joliet . . Belvidere . DeKalb . . . W. Aurora . Rockford . Winslow . Polo .... New Milford . . Rockford . . Watseka . Mt Morris . Elgin . . Beloit . 1 r .12 - up ,Iii J LW ,lm Heavyweight Basketball REEPORT High School has again placed a heavyweight team in the championship classes. The Freeport Heavies, headed by the most versatile "Bunny" Paul, has cleaned house on the Big Seven Con- ference teams. A Big Seven season without a defeat is the standard they have set for the teams of the following year. They started the season with a bang and kept it up from one end to another. The only stains on their otherwise clean slate were the ones put there by Beloit, Wisconsin, in a rough and tumble game, and the one that Belvidere had checked up against us in the game at Belvidere. The real thrills of the season were the three games with our friendly enemies at Rockfordg three defeats for Rockford. The first a non-con- ference, the second a conference, and the third the tournament game. These, above all things, can give F. H. S. something to crow about. The only real sorrowful part of the season was the loss to Elgin at the Joliet Meet, 10 to 9. It was hard to believe, but the grief was soft- ened by the fact that the score was so close in a battle with the State Champs. , The team composed of Stewart, Pollock, Paul, Keith, Goodrich, Nei- digh, and Bere, was one of the fastest combinations ever seen in the Free- port uniforms. They were bears on offense and when it came to defense the idea of the opposing team was, "just try and crack it." The iioor work was a wonderful thing to see, with the passing going like clockwork, and the shooting always around the rim of the cage. The sportsmanship shown at the game was very good. Coupling the sportsmanship with the good team a grand all around success was achieved. We wish the team of the following year as much good luck or rather as wonderful a team as we have had this year. With the material left, the team next year ought to be a very clever one, indeed, and we wish them all of the luck there is. ff - 4. 83 " ,etilxxx J----l-:A iQ...fQa1fQ,glaeginfiiiifgesefizsf-5 M-fl Heavyweight Basketball Russell Goodrich, Guard "Mit" was the archer man for the squad this year. He always stopped the other man and helped the team out of some tough holes. Herbert Keith, Guard Herbie played basketball like he played football, all the time fighting hard. He was the best floor guard in the conference. A Harold Neidigh, Guard-Captain-elect Doc had a little misfortune in a had shoulder left from football but when he was in the game he was "there." Forrest Paul, Center-Captain Bunny, the long legged pivot man, was a whiz. He was a floor man and a tight de- fensive player. James Pollock, Forward Jay should always be men- tioned with Stewart. They were the cleverest pair of forwards in the conference. William Stewart. Forward Babe coupled with Jay was the scoring machine of the team. Always there for a basket at all times. 84 2-e f--M-5 Lightweight Basketball OACH Moon has done the expected thing this year with his Light- weight Basketball Squad. He started it in the beginning of the sea- son with a rather bleak looking outfit. He, as usual, lived up to his reputation as a man who could build a team if anyone could. The Lightweights also have had a wonderful year in their basketball season. They, like the Heavies, started with a bang and canned eight through the season for a Big Seven Conference Shield. They gained the high honors in this year's tilts by making a complete circuit of the Big Seven without losing a game. They took everything into camp that came their way and then at the end of the season they gave the best men to the heavyweights to form a real Tournament squad. In the Tournaments the lightweight regulars did their best in keeping the name of Freeport well in the public eye. The team composed of the regulars, McClanathan, Stimpert, Brough- ton, Blackiston, Bender, and Swartz, coupled with the unfailing support of the remainder of the squad, was a band of the hardest fighters ever seen in the pony division. They never knew when they were beaten and when they were ahead they still fought as if their life depended on the game of the moment. This team also had the honor of putting the Rabs under the sod twice during the season and a third time they helped in daring them in the tournament. The first two times, in the non-conference and the conference games, they showed the Rockford aggregation that they didn't have a chance. The team of this year is going to leave quite a lot of backbone for the next year's team to build upon and they are wishing that the next year's squad will be as clever a band of players as the team of '24 and '25. LIGHTWEIGHT BASKET BALL 'SCORES Freeport ........ 35 Belvidere .... . 20 Freeport . . . . 15 Rockford . . . . . 18 Freeport . . . . 14 Dakota . . . . . 8 Freeport . . . . 24 East Aurora . . 20 Freeport . . . . 23 Elgin . . . . 16 Freeport . . . . 15 Savanna . . . . 25 Freeport . . . . 28 Savanna . . 23 Freeport . . . . 35 Joliet . . . . 10 Freeport . . . . 28 DeKalb . . 17 Freeport . . . . 21 West Aurora . . 18 Freeport . . . . 22 Rockford . . 19 Total points . . . . . 260 Total points . . . 194 MONOGRAM MEN John Graham Dale Fair Donald Dickenson ...-.--.. --.. --w-.,..-.c....- -.-,.-- --...-.-.........1n 85 Lightweight Basketball , A . W X . W , S we 2 P 5 i7 , ' "' I A QM 'V ' 1 2 f - f ' 1. f Zfmjw . 02 3 zjgYQ?IgA7,5,fQLfft'5Q15f'g.i f' fwf! -,W!,"',3l -I ",, ggffffl 1 ., F' 'f . i., 'jV, 4 5: - ww W If,ftsmL14W412'5zfs?g3z , 1 , ' -my I , I f f if . ' .L ,I l Q it 3 ' Y 53'z:ff?3fV7' Wffff4Y?ifefiz'g1.1 f . W v , Q ' :aw ,wfr,'::w H1g,4 m,w ' fQ??vi:J?1' ' I ' 1 - J l R r Q, - V1 iffsiffswea 524mf:24,'v,1w,V252Zw5,Q,,:1mffwfu 2 f , x :f f f ' f,, VV??7iZ" ' fi ' ' , K ill "r' " izififfil 5 5 .IQ 7 J V' f 1 , J' 1 3 1 VE l 1 f L 4 q 1 ' f Q i l , df' Q ,. . 'T In fs 5 l I 5 3 l L 1 , 'Q 2 Sl 'ffl' ' M W' gi l 1+ , of l Forrest Bender Donald Blarkiston Howard Broughton lic-mlm-r was a back guard, "Don" was one of thc neat- "Howie" was a clever floor and a real one. Ile stopped L-st rushing: forwards we-'ve guard and surely was able them all from the beginning: seen all yt-ar. His story to sink the old ball through to the end. should be written with the the rim. three, lilackistun, Stimpert, and McCl21nathan. 86 F U mmm Wytw l y 3 Lightwtight Basketball E Harry Ibler Maurice McClanlthln Herbert Stimpert We didn't see much of "Pete" was a whiz: when "Herb" was the high man Harry, but what we did see he got his eye set on the in points and in team work: was great stuff. basket he was always good a real flyer on a good team. - - for points. Edward Strahm John Swartz "Pete" was a little wonder Swartz wasn't very prom- on the back court. He knew inent until the last of the his business and did it well. season and then, Oh Boy! Quintet Bere Quinter was a fast man and an all around utility player. The only position he didn't play was center, and he was too short for that. A 87 Relay Squad The relay this year was a huge success-for Freeport, for we won bv three-quarters of a mile in record time, two hours, fifty-seven minutes We took the lead at the start and held it all the way. The runners in the order they ran are: J. Pollock Q. Bere D. Blackiston H. Stimpert F. Ness O. Krell W. Brubaker E. Soliday F. Meyers O. Hummermeier R. Young J. Paul C. Stoiragen H. Schlegel R. Ruthe E. Lattig H. Ibler O. Hill H. Keith F. Sieck K. Schulz E. Hall H. Neidigh T. Goetz J. Leamy M. 'Schlegel Mel. Schlegel G. Mattern W. Tracy G. Bolender D. McNary B. Carlson J. Hess F. Paul J. Swartz E. Madden T. Miller M. McClanathan E. Evers J. Thro R. Andre H. Rhynders L. Evans W. Stewart 88 M. Griffin F. Trepus R. Rowley H. Wurtzel O. Deemer E. Trunck W. Martin P. Grattelo C. Bittner R. Breed ' J. Brew F. Wittenmeyer R. Sage Substitutes B. Wilkins R. Blackburn J. Smith V. Fry W. Madden F. Bender D. Walbaum L. WW., ,MX f 9 S 1 l l Z4 '1 1 E A . S .s , T Track Squad l I 1 l The Track Season this year has been like the rest of Freeport's ath- letics, a complete success. The season started with the Interclass Track Meet in which there was keen competition. Next was the Invitation Meet, won by Freeport. Then came the meet with Rockford in which Freeport added another victory to her record. It is hoped that the rest of the Following is a list of the team and the events in which they competed: il i l .l E Sl ll il I if season will be equally as successful. 50 yd. dash-Griffen, Bere, Wurtzel, Ibler. i 100 yd. dash-Griffen, Bere, Wurtzel, Ibler. V' 220 yd. dash-McNary, Griffen, Ibler, Wurtzel. ll 440 yd. run--McNary, Sage, Deemer. 5 880 yd. run-Sage, Brew. d Mile run-Schlegel, Wittenmeyer, Grattelo. 120 yd. high hurdles-Blackiston, Stoffragen. 1 220 yd. low hurdles-Blackiston, Rowley, Swartz. Half-mile relay-Griffen, Wurtzel, Bere, Ibler. Shot put-Keith, Bere, Ruthe. 4 Discus throw-Ruthe, Breed, Miller. Javelin throw-Young, Keith, Carlson. High jump-Farnum, Paul, Hess. Broad jump-Bere, Paul, Ruthe. Pole vault-Paul, Evans, Goetz. ll W . - - --m......,..,......,.,,r,., s. ui-'-"H 'Avi --' - -..-- ..,. --, , 89 F ' l K , X il J Interclass Track Meet The Inter-Class track meet this year went to the Juniors by a margin of five and three quarter points. The competition was keen and the sportmanship excellent. Furthermore, in this meet were discovered some of the best track men Freeport High School has had in a long time. The events were as follows: : 50 yard dash-First, Griffin, Sr., second, Blackiston, Jr., third, Bere, Jr., time, :06. High hurdles-First, Blackiston, Jr., second, Stoffragen, Jr., time, :20 1-5. 100 yard dash-First, Griffin, Sr., second, Bere, Jr., third, Ibler, Sr., time, 10:4. A Mile-First, Schlegel, Jr., second, Trunck, Sr., third, Grattelo, Fr., x time, 5:25. I 880 yard run-First, Sage, Sr., second, Wittenmeyer, Jr., third, Bitt- I ner, Sr., time, 2:15. t Shotput-First, Grell, Jr., second, Keith, Jr., third, Bere, Jr., dis- tance, 40 ft., 11 in. Discuss-First, Ruthe, Sr., second, Breed, Jr., third, Grell, Jr., dis- I tance, 107 ft., 7 in. Javelin-First, Grell, Jr., second, Young, Sr., third, Keith, Jr., dis- tance 140 ft., 10 in. 440 yard run-First, Sage, Sr., second, McNary, Jr., third, Witten- I meyer, Jr., time, :58 1-5. Two mile relay--Won by Seniors, CEvers, Leamy, Martin, Maddenb. 120 yard low hurdles-First, Blackiston, Jr., second, Rowley, Soph., third, Swartz, Jr., time, 229. 220 yard dash-First, Griffith, Sr., second, Wurtzel, Jr., third, Mc- Nary, Jr., time, :25. Running broad jump-First, Bere, Jr., second, Klatt, Sr., third, Grell, Jr., distance, 19 ft. 8M4, in. . Pole vault-First, Paul, Jr., second, Klatt, Sr., Evans, Sr., Ruthe, Jr., Rowley, Soph., Goetz, Soph., tied for third, height, 10 ft. High jump--Klatt and Furst, Seniors, tied for first. W '1 90 Athletic Council Mr. Cross O Mr. Cross, the faculty advisor of the Athletic Council, is due much credit for the success of the past football and basketball seasons. He has handled the finances of the Athletic Association for the last six years and his worth as manager of such is well-known. To him also is due, in a large measure, the trip the heavyweights took to Ansonia and through the East. Under his leadership, the Athletic Council has worked together as a strong organization to put Freeport Where she belongs on the Athletic Map. The Council is composed of students, picked from all four classes. Each one is assigned a room to canvas during fifth hour. Each member is responsible for his room and is expected to make good. The increase in the sales of student and adult season tickets showed that the Council was doing its best to make this the most successful year for Athletics in Freeport High School. 91 Resume of the Athletic Season of 1924-1925 HE Athletic season of 1924-1925 was a Wonder for F. H. S. The foot- ball teams started out with the Big Seven Titles fthe lights tied with DeKalbJ. After Winning these honors, the heavyweight team Went east to Ansonia, Connecticut, and trimmed their team 33-0. It might be added that Ansonia had not been defeated for four years, previous to the game with Freeport. The basketball teams, both Heavies and Lights, then Went out and gathered in the big seven championships. The Heavyweights next took the honors at the District Tournament held here. In the Section Tourn- ament they were crowded out by Elgin in the finals by a 10--9 score. We can Well be proud of that close score as no one else came that close to de- feating the State Champs all year. , When the track season came 'around the team again did their duty in keeping Freeport's slate clean and her record victorious. On the Whole, Freeport High School has had the most successful athletic season in the history of the school. '1' '1 92 3 Ariihiiivz IT'- I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I ' I I I I I I IQ I. ,I 'X . . 1. ,1-, .. ,Z EZ: uriviq O WRITE about society is a delightful task because it is similar to writing a book. It has its beginning, climax, and ending, With inter- vening chapters bubbling over with interest. True to form, let's start our story with "Once upon a time" there was a high school in a town named Freeport. In this high school the students were always busy with various activities-football, basketball, track, dra- matics, band, orchestra, and studies. But, in spite of all this, they still had a little time to devote to society. In the latter part of September, the Senior Class of this school gave a "get-acquainted" party to the Freshmen. Timid Freshmen-dignified Seniors-everyone was there. The Seniors entertained their little friends at a short program in the assembly and then everyone adjourned to the gymnasium to dance. Then came the refreshments. All too soon the party came to a close, but the Freshmen enjoyed themselves immensely at this, their first party of their high school career. The Hi-Y and Orange and Black Clubs of this school were very en- thusiastic followers of football, and to show their appreciation they enter- tained the football men of the Freeport and DeKalb teams on the evening of the DeKalb game. Madame Maida and her helper fmuch to the discom- fort and embarrassment of the guestsl read the minds of a number of those present. The rest of the evening was spent in dancing. Even the refreshments were good! NOTE-CNow we come to the climax of our storyj. The Rotary Club of this town, in recognition of the splendid work of those invincible, can't-be-beaten football teams, gave a dinner-dance, the most wonderful party in our high school career. Gorgeous,Aartistic dec- orations, a delicious dinner, a delightful program, and then a dance after the dinner. We can only say-'twas a queen of parties. Again these football men were entertained at a matinee dance given to celebrate the defeat of the Ansonia, Connecticut, team. The Pep Club, true to its name, sponsored a lovely dancing party in the gymnasium in honor of the football men. The gym was artistically decorated in orange and black. The Pretzel orchestra furnished the music I I I I I I I I I I 95 I if Society---Continued k and the only disappointment in the evening was that all too soon the danc- ing had to stop. Every Christmas a matinee dance is held at this high school and the alumni are invited. Therefore, according to custom, three days before Christmas, exclamations of joy could be heard issuing forth from the gym. The matinee dance was in full sway. Was it a success? It was "all too short" is the answer. And then came the Farmer's Fair. Who could forget it? Dancing, sideshows, refreshment stands, the Follies, everything that one could ask or Wish for. It was an evening of riotous fun. The Cramberry party is the next thrilling chapter in our Society Book. If possible, it surpassed the one given last year. It was a George Washington party with a grand march, an old-fashioned minuet, and George Washington favors. Music for the dancing was furnished by Allington's orchestra. It was a huge success from beginning to end. A basketball banquet was given at the Sigma Tau Delta Club rooms early in April in honor of the Big Seven Championship Basketball teams. The teams showed that they could eat and dance nearly as well as they could play basketball. U And now we come to the end of our story-the J unior-Senior Banquet. In nearly every story they say that the ending is the most beautiful part of the story and our story is no exception. ,Seniors of Freeport High School, can you ever forget that party which seemed like a dream itself? A delicious dinner, short "good-luck" speeches and then the dancing! A Wonderful night in June! A gorgeous ball room so artistically decorated, the banquet, charming little favors, a good orchestra. For what more could not ask? Juniors of F. H. S.-the Senior Class wishes to thank you for making this last party of their high school career the best. It certainly was. And now, our friends of Freeport High School, who have been the main characters in the plot of our '25 Society Book, we end, true to story form, with the wish of all bookish wishes. As Senior authors We trust that you "may live happily forever afterf' 1 W H., - Y .-r- ..- 'I 96 1, v aim. f i . ,, H.. lub HIS is an age of organizations. This spirit is encouraged and fost- ered in the Clubs of Freeport High School. We do not have just one, two, or three, but we have Clubs here, Clubs there, Clubs everywhere. Oh, such fun as is derived from the meetings! Sometimes we are in France, then again we go to Spain to learn the language and customs of the people. Once, 'twas on the Ides of March we were taken to Rome and there dined after the manner of Caesar and Cicero. Noon lunches have been served frequently to the Honor Society, the French and Spanish Clubs. Movies, parties, Carnivals, and matinees spon- sored by the organizations, have kept the school spirit aglow, and have done much to relieve the monotony of study. One of the outstanding parties this year was given by the Cramberry Girls. The decorations were gorgeous, and as far as having a good time- well, just ask someone who attended. They will tell you. "Candy Sales! Bake Sales! Sandwich Sales! Don't forget to bring your dimes." How often this year have we heard this cry. Just another manifestation of the friendly and co-operative spirits created by the Clubs. The three new Clubs, Home Economics, Dramatic, and Commercial, which were organized this year under their capable advisors, have had a very successful beginning. The Home Economics and Commercial Clubs, besides being noted for having a commendable social spirit, have done much to create a greater interest in the Commercial and Domestic Science Departments of High School. Much ability and talent has been manifested by the members of the Dramatic Club, and the various plays staged by this organization both in the High 'School Assembly and the Lindo Theater have been received with much enthusiasm. The sentiment of the High School student is: "I'd rather join a Club And help to make it run Than just sit around And watch the rest have fun." 97 Senior Hi-Y Guy Ware Carl Becker Club Advisor P11-2Sider1'C OFFICERS President . . . . . Carl Becker Treasurer . . Fred Jephson Vice-President . . . Harry Wurtzel Paul Jones . . Faculty Advisor Secretary . . Fred Stefen Guy Ware . .... Club Advlsor Tom Nieman LaVerne Grell Theodore Klatt William Ascher Theodore Babcock Quinter Bere John Bentley James Brew William Brooks Donald Blackiston Albert Baltz Carl Becker Donald Bennett Waldemar Bury Lawrence Confer Edward Credicott John D'aacon Robert Dorman Collin Diefenthaler Donald Dickinson Leslie Evans Willard Forsaith Karl Fuss MEMBERSHIP ROLL Richard Hayner Rodney Hewins DeVore Hitchner Lee Jones Charles Furst Russell Goodrich Milo Griiiin Mervin Gill Ozro Hill Fred Jephson Herbert Keith Orlo Krell Clarence Lied Morse Laible Eugene Lattig Robert Moren Maurice McClanathan Paul Meyers Wilbert Martin John Graham William Madden Foy Matter David McNary Tom Moers George Morse Harold Neidigh John Ogden Kenneth Osterberg James Pollock Bernard Rought Tom Redican James Richards Cecil Stevens Carl Stoffragen Kenneth Schulz C. Stone Herbert Stimpert John Swartz Fred Steffen Robert Sage Edwin Trunck Roger Wheeland Freeman Wittenmeyer Harry Wurtzel Benjamin Wilkin Charles Young 98 -...M 'X JJ , Y -Q... iifl-'l3l1l""T ,Tx had 'X fQ:?.".'s:::.1:: 3 X . .,-H' " . ,,,,f'i""'- f Senior Hi-Y FEW years ago a small group of boys met at the Y. M. C. A. to organize Freeport High School's first Hi-Y Club. It's purpose was to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and commun- ity a high standard of Christian character. This Hi-Y Club has grow and adhered to its purpose, sent out in- duction' teams and organized clubs in other towns. This Hi-Y Club of 1924-25 state with pride that its membership roll has surpassed all other years. Ithas carried out its purpose ofk creating, maintaining, and extending a higher standard of Christian character through Freeport and its school. A few weeks after school started in September the Hi-Y Club began a call for its members. When the new officers who had been elected the year before announced the opening banquet of the Club, over sixty Juniors and Seniors signed the Hi-Y pledge. All following meetings showed an average of over half the members present every Wednsday night. In carrying out the Hi-Y purpose, the ofiicers secured most of Free- port's best speakers and many out-of-town speakers. Beside the Hi-Y's regular Wednesday night meetings, the Club's social calendar consisted of many parties, banquets and other high school events. During the past season the Club held three banquets: the opening banquet, the mid-season banquet, and a closing banquet, when the officers for the coming year were in charge. Then, too, the Hi-Y sleighing party was a big event, for more than forty members went out on the bob to a nearby town. Then came the big Hi-Gob Carnival held in the Y. M. C. A. by the Girl's Orange and Black Clubs and both Hi-Y Clubs. It was classed with the best carnivals ever put on in Freeport. We had a great number of representatives at the Older Boy's Con- ference at Elgin, and the Older Boy's Conference in Freeport could not have been a greater success. The last big event before we closed our season was our Hi-Gob picnic. This was the biggest and finest event of the social year and all were shown the time of their lives. , Now that the history of the Club is closing we place on the- new oflicers the responsibility of the Hi-Y and the old spirit of "Carry-On." Ci'.'T""'-"...T"ti:g:""L:'::::.::r"'T -' ' ' i'1ii'iTe""t """-'- iifilji 99 Junior Hi-Y Guy Ware Robert Rowley Club Advisor President OFFICERS President . . . Robert Rowley Secretary. . . . Arthur Stefen Vice-President . . Maurice Madden Treasurer . . . Carl Bury MEMBERSHIP ROLL Robert Hayes Robert Criddle Eugene Pfile Kenneth Kerlin Norman Fry Wilbur Kerlin Richard Malone John Kintzel Richard Youngblood Henry Cornell Roy Roddewig Charles Doerr Sam Bolender Paul Grattelo Frank Putnam Gerald Plowman Donald Dick Frank Brockmeier 100 Junior Hi-Y HORTLY after school started last September, a small group of Fresh- men and Sophomores met at the Y. M. C. A. and organized the Junior Hi-Y Club for the year 1924-25. Election of officers was held and the results were: A 1 President, Robert Rowley, Vice President, Maurice Maddeng Secre- tary, Arthur Steffeng Treasurer, Carl Bury, Advisor and Director, Guy Ware. With the help of the advisor, Mr. Ware, the Junior Hi-Y was able to carry out a very successful program throughout the year. The meetings of the club were held every Tuesday in the Y. M. C. A. club rooms. The leading events of the year were the pre-semester banquet which was held in February and a series of talks given by Rev. F. C. Sayers. Then came the Hi-Gob Carnival which is an annual event conducted by the Hi-Y and Orange and Black clubs. In April the Mother and Son Ban- quet was held. This was followed closely by the Hi-Gob picnic. The closing banquet concluded a most successful year for the Junior Hi-Y Club. I T1 "1 101 Senior Orange and Black Marion Jacka Maxine Miller Club Advisor President OFFICERS President . . . . Maxine Miller Secretary . . Elizabeth Anderson Mary Ellen Ash Virginia Bear Joanna Beck Lorraine Becker Edith Beine Nellie Bender Verla Berg Mildred Boedeker Geneva Bokemier Zita Boland Jane Borgmier Francis Brice- Eileen Cahill Bernice Carey Dorothy Clark Ena Cook Agnes Daacon Beatrice Davis Gertrude Demeter Nancy Edler Eleanor Engle Vice-President . . . Eleanor Kennison Treasurer . MEMBERSHIP ROLL Kathryn Folgate Alice Forry Dorothy Frank Ruth Fredericks Maryetta Gage Ruth Garman Vivian Gleason Viola Gralf Germaine Graham Bernice Green Elizabeth Hadley Lois Haithcox Esther Hall Rose Hoffman Rebecca Hoy Elizabeth Hutchison Magdalene Ilgen Marcia Johnson Elizabeth Johnston Eleanor Kennison Alice Kepner Alice Kinney Gladys Klein Margaret Knauff Helen Koym Helen Kraft Leona Lubenstein Elizabeth Loos Mary Maurer Vades Mellom Maxine Miller Margaret Moren Berniece Nelson Leona Nesbit Gladys Nestle Josephine Osborne Jeanette Ottenhausen Isabel Penticoff Helen Perry Lois Price Eleanor Richter Helen Ridgway Elizabeth Roche Dorothy Ryan . . . Ruth Garman . Gertrude Demeter Helen Sawhill Mildred Schlegel Bernice Scott Louella Shouer Marion Sikes Virginia Smith Martha Speer Lois Spitler Dorothy Stahl Evelyn Stephan Mary Stevens Dolores Sullivan Anna Sweeney Irene Taylor Velma Wachlin Lorraine Wagner Ardath Walrad Bernice Weiler Elizabeth Wiedenhoft Sarah Young Amelia Mary Younglove 102 l Senior Orange and Black F ll HE Senior Orange and Black Club is a club with a definite aim and purpose, namely-to support and encourage school spirit, in every phase, to further social service in the community, to uphold the high standard of scholarship in Freeport High School, and to promote suitable social affairs in the High School. Under the leadership of the President, Maxine Miller, Vice President, Eleanor Kennisong Secretary, Ruth Garmang and Treasurer, Gertrude Demeter, accompanied by the able assistance of the faculty advisors, Miss Jacka and Miss Johnson, the club has made this year one of the outstand- ing years in its history. The meetings were all educational and entertaining, each terminating in a pleasant social chat, dancing, or bowling. At one of the meetings the process by which the President of the United .States is elected and also the general routine of any election was described to us in detail. At an- other meeting the girls were given some knowledge of first aid. The dif- ferent types of first aid work were illustrated and discussed by Miss Ploeger of the Evangelical Deaconess Hospital. Another time Miss Holmes, of the Y. W. C. A., gave the girls a very beneficial talk on Hobbies. The girls endeavored to find out their indivdual hobbies which proved very amusing. The club sponsored several Sandwich 'Sales in order to raise money to give some needy family a happy Christmas. With the proceeds, gifts, food, and clothing were bought. On Christmas morning a number of the members also carried joy to the "shut-ins" by singing carols at the hospitals, the jail, and several other places. At one meeting the club pledged twenty dollars to the Y. W. C. A. as their service to that organization. This money was raised by the club by different methods such as the Hi-Gob Carnival, Sandwich sales, and others. The Hi-Gob Carnival and Halloween Party were two big social events sponsored by both the boy's Hi-Y and the Girl's Orange and Black Club. Everyone knows that neither would have been a success without the help and support of each senior Orange and Black club member. The girls attended to the decorations and the refreshments and also sponsored a very clever stunt. Each of these added materially to the attraction and financial returns of the evening. However, the girls gave a very clever social event of their own, a "Washington Party". This was held at a regular meeting at which there were suitable decorations, games, refresh- ments, and favors. The Easter program which was given at the Y. W. C. A. in April was one of the most enjoyable of all the meetings and served as a close to a most successful year, both socially and educationally. 103 v---'-f-- - ----W -AQ-1----.---- --v-1...----V V YY. . .... M.- ..,,. A .....---............W......... Junior Orange and Black Jean Cravens Beryl Bennethum Club Advisor President OFFICERS President ..... Beryl Bennethum Secretary . Vice President . . . Alice Jephson Treasurer . Andre, Lois Balderstone, Maurica Bauch, Marguerite Bennethum, Beryl Bender, Clarice Berg, Lucille Boeller, Augusta Bowers, Mary Broughton, Margueri Burnett, Virginia Burns, Betty Byrem, Thelma Cheesman, Lola Chitty, Lois Coon, Dorothy Cram, Helen MEMBERSHIP ROLL Donnelly, Ellene Dry. Maxine Evans, Margaret Fuss, Margaret Gable, Kathrine Garrison, Kathryn Hartman, Elizabeth Harnish, Margaret te Haroun, Dorothy Hayes, Jane Henson, Francis Henson, Norma Iskles, Eleanor Jephson, Alice Klatt, Delyte Krieg, Gertrude Cramer, Matilda Kuhlemeier, Marian Kuntz, Norma Lambert, Kathryn Lied, Grace Lindsey, Alice Lohif, Henrietta Mallory, Charlotte Moore, Dorothy Jean Neff, J enona Opel, Margaret Osterberg, Amy Pack, Lucille Perry, Lugene Prall, Annagene Rought, Margaret Ridgway, Marian Ryan, Betty . Lugene Perry Marion Ridgway Schilling, May Schoiield, Margaret Smith, Gertrude Smith, Marcella Soliday, Mildred Standring, Dorothy Stibgen, Katherine Sullivan, Grace Taylor, Evelyn Wallahan, Harriet Wagner, Phyllis West, Dorothy Wilson, Ruth Wilson, Jane Wittie, Ina Wittie, Marie 104 1 N Junior Orange and Black IFE, for the Junior Orange and Black club girls, is not all play, and yet not all work, as the well filled program for the past year, planned to meet the club purpose of providing increased opportunity for social life, service, and spiritual life, clearly shows. The unusually large active membership for the year speaks for the success and popularity of the club, and refiects credit on the work of the officers and the advisors. The club year started pleasantly last fall with the Welcome party, a "baby party" for all the incoming freshman girls. The members of the club, dressed as pert, capped and ribboned nursemaids, escorted their baby guests, the entering freshmen, to the Y. W. C. A., where girl babies, boy babies and nursemaids forgot their dignity, and played games until the baby show. Then the "better babies" were chosen by a faculty committee. Elleen Donnelly was chosen as the cutest girl baby, Ina Witte as the cutest boy baby, and Frances Henson as the best all-around baby, and proud were the nursemaids whose Uinfantsi' carried off these prizes. The party was so much enjoyed that it was decided to make the baby party an annual affair for the club. The dressing of over fifty attractive dolls, which were sent as a Christmas gift to Chinese school girls, gave the girls of the club an op- portunity to live up to their service standard. These dolls were exhibited at a doll show before being sent away, and prizes for the best-dressed dolls were awarded to Vinona Miller and Annagene Prall. Other activities for the year included a week-end house party for the cabinet, officers, com- mittees, and advisors, a Christmas playlet, "A Christmas Night Dream," a series of meetings devoted to the practical study of etiquette, the Hi- Gob Carnival, the welcoming of the second semester freshmen, a Lenten luncheon at the Y. W. C. A., the election of officers for next year, and the County Fair. l . ' .-Yi 'W I' Y' 'EQQ ' 'efv' 'Y' W " ' I A The work of the advisors, Miss Nodine and Miss Cravens, and of thei otiicers, Beryl Bennethum, president, Alice J ephson, vice-president, Lugene Perry, secretary, and Marion Ridgway, treasurer, was responsible for much of the success of the year. The committee chairmen, Lucille Pack, Phyllis Wagner, Alice Jephson, Margaret Evans, and Norma Henson, and their committee members have also been of much assistance. A The officers for next year, Dorothy Sandring, president, Maxine Dry, vice-president, Ina Witte, secretary and Jane Hayes, treasurer, are ex- tremely competent ones, and prospects for another successful year seem assured. 105 1 A 1 Pep Club President . Elizabeth Anderson Gertrude Avenarious Virginia Bear Joanna Beck Lorraine Becker Edith Beine Clarice Bender Beryle Bennethum Lucille Berg Verla Berg Mildred Boedeker Zita Boland Jane Borgmier Ruth Bremer Francis Brice Margaret Bruins Virginia Burnett Betty Burns Eileen Cahill Bernice Carey Dorothy Clark Mary Commons Gertrude Demeter Ena Cook Beatrice Davis Nellie Eder Nancy Edler Eleanor Engle Margaret Evans Alice Forry Dorothy Frank Ruth Frederick Secretary and Treasurer MEMBERSHIP Ruth Van Kessel Maxine Miller Club Advisor President OFFICERS . . Maxine Miller Vice President . . . Eleanor Kennison Margaret Fuss Catherine Gable Maryetta Gage Vivian Gleason Gertrude Graham Berniece Green Evelyn Gross Elizabeth Hadely Esther Hall Margret Harnish Dorothy Haroun Francis Hirst Rebecca Hoy Elizabeth Hutchinson Marion Jenner Alice Jephson Elizabeth Johnson Eleanor Kennison Alice Kenny Alice Kepner Marion Kieth Delyte Klatt Dolores Knauff Margaret Knautf Helen Koym Marian Kuhlemier Lucile Lindsey Mary Maurer Annetta McDermott Vades Mellom Maxine Miller Margaret Moren Berniece Nelson ROLL Berniece Nelson Leona Nesbit Ruth Ogden Jeanette Ottenhausen Ruth Peck Helen Perry Lugene Perry Lois Price Helen Ridgway Corlin Richards Eleanor Richter Helen Sawhill Margaret Schofield Ruth Seitz Marion Sikes Virginia Smith Gladys Steineke Kathryn Stibgen Mary Stevens Doloris Sullivan Grace Sullivan Anna Sweeney Virginia Taylor Irene Taylor Velma Wachlin Lorraine Wagner Phyllis Wagner Catherine Wall Elizabeth Wiedenhoft Catherine Witte Sarah Young Amelia Mary Younglove 106 .ff N gf .,J Pep Club LL anyone has to do to be "peppy" is to be born that way, made that way, and feel that way. The Pep club under the supervision of the sponsor, Miss Van Kessel, and of the oflicersy: Maxine Miller, presi- dent, Eleanor Kennison, vice president: and Berniece Nelson, secretary and treasurer, was born peppy, made peppy, and feels peppy. More and more the Pep Club is coming to realize that the dizzy grind, and the ivory-topped athlete are both too onesided. Without doubt the normal happy medium is the truly well-rounded high school girl. She is both a sportswoman and student. In the best sense of the words, she is the saving grace of the high schools. The girls in this club try to measure up to the standard which we recognize in the phrase: "An athlete, a student, and a good sport." This club, although limited to one hundred members, is made up of Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior girls. These girls attend all of the football and basketball games. They can always be identified by their deafening shouts, Haunting penants, and their arm bands of black and yellow. Steady team-work with every girl working for the good of the club, is the club's point of superiority. So far we have told you nothing of the social talents of this club. This talent, however, has not been hidden under the bushel. The girls entertained the football squads at a Christmas party in the gym in cele- bration of the winning of the conference titles. The organization of the Pep club has done a great deal towards strengthening and enlivening the athletic life of the high school. It is an organization of which we are justly proud. 107 Latin Club Club Advisor President Erva Moody David McNary OFFICERS President . . . David McNary Vice President . . David Burrell- Edward Beckmire Virginia Bear Verla Berg Quinter Bere Jane Borgmier Leslie Evans Margaret Evans Dorothy Frank Ruth Fredericks Norman Fry Margaret Fuss Catherine Gable Rebecca Hoy Marcia Johnson Elizabeth Hutchison Lois Hanke Alice Kinney Florence Lins Richard Malone Mary Maurer David McNary Secretary and Treasurer Edwin Hall MEMBERSHIP ROLL Alice Miller Laura Nesemeyer Ruth Peck Robert Prescott Tom Redican Thelma Richards Bernard Rought David Rowen Dorothy Schouer Bernice Scott Ruth Seidel Louella Shouer Marion Sikes Virginia Smith Carl Stoffragen Helen Stahl Dorothy Stahl Katherine Stibgen Anna Sweeney Dolores Sullivan Lorene Schramm Virginia Taylor Harriet Wallahan Phyllis Wagner Lillian Wubbena Sarah Young Amelia Mary Younglove Margaret Moren Margaret Schofield Wilbert Seidel Velma Wachlin David Burrell William Ascher Elizabeth Burns Esther Hall Leona Liebenstein Edrye Smull Helen Sullivan Charles Furst Eugene Lattig Edwin Hall 108 'Y r , Latin Club HE school year of 1924-25 was one of the most successful in the his- tory of the Latin Club, an organization which has been making itself felt more and more in the school. Sixty-four students were enrolled in the club, plus several transients whose names were later erased from from the roll when they passed on to other schools. At the first meeting of the club, the following oiiicers were elected: David McNary, president, David Burrell, vice-president, Edwin Hall, sec- retary-treasurerg Miss Moody, class advisor. Virginia Smith was appointed chairman of the program committee, but later resigned in favor of Ruth Seidel. A great deal of the secretary work was done by Louella Shouer, as Edwin Hall was unable to attend all the meetings. Very much of the success we obtained this year was due to Ruth Seidel and Louella Shouer. The influence of the Latin Club was felt in many ways. They spon- sored the showing of several sets of slides depicting Roman life, and they could always be counted on to take the lead in any activity. The Latin Club established the unique record of never being compelled to send around more than two notices calling for the payment of dues during the entire year, and was one of the first organizations to pay for its pages in the Polaris. All the meetings were made interesting by special features-drama- tized scenes, interesting speeches, and slides-but the greatest social event of the year was the great "Ides of March" banquet, given at the high school on the evening of Saturday the fourteenth of March, 1925. At this banquet all the dishes were served in a Roman style making the gathering interesting and unusual. The speeches given were well re- ceived, and other amusing and instructive features added interest to the occasion. The banquet was probably the biggest social event sponsored by any language club in school in recent years, and the club feels it is permissable to be slightly proud of that fact. Refreshments were served at several other meetings, and very little was ever wasted. In any peppy organization like this one, the deadwood members must be few in number. This was true of our organization, for only a small percentage of the roll call did not at some time take an active part in the work. Those few usually refused to pay their second semester dues and were dropped from the roll, thereby clearing the way for the success of the club. Look over the picture accompanying this history, and you will see very few members who are not in good standing. The Latin Club, therefore, is a highly efficient one. When the fric- tion is practically eliminated for a machine, when it is kept constantly moving and supplied with fuel, that machine is bound to be a worthwhile one. This one was. Many times students, pausing by the bulletin board, have been attracted by an artistic poster, and realized that the Latin Club was doing something, and that speaks for itself. 1'l.... ..-VM -.,.. . ,.,,,. mmm-, -..H r...,,, , , , -jgnv-,MA , -- www- 5 109 Le Cercle Francais Marika Constantine Esther Hall Club Advisor President OFFICERS President . . . . Esther Hall Vice President . . Lucille Pack DeVore Hitchner Secretary and Treasurer MEMBERSHIP ROLL Elizabeth Anderson Virginia Bear William Ascher Beryl Bennethum Marie Bloom Frank Brockmeier Marie Bruins David Burrell Thelma Byrem Nellie Eder Ruth Fosha Charles Furst Verna Grimm Elizabeth Hadley Edwin Hall Esther Hall Lois Hanke Elmer Heck Ozro Hill DeVore Hitchner Rebecca Hoy Delyte Klatt Gladys Klein Clarence Leid Margaret Moren Leona Nesbit Kenneth Osterberg Lucille Pack Louise Packard Eugene Pfile Annagene Prall Eleanor Richter Helen Ridgway Marian Ridgway Marian Sage Robert Sage Lorene Schramm Louella Shouer Marian Sikes Harold Smith Virginia Smith Carl Stoffragen Charles Stone John Swartz Gladwyn Tilden Phyllis Wagner Irene Wieneke Perry Wilcox Jane Wilson Amelia Mary Younglove 110 v .u r Le Cercle Francais HE first meeting of the French Club, Le Cercle Francais, was held in the library one fifth hour-not a very promising time or place for the beginning of a successful year for any club. Esther Hall was chosen president, Lucille Pack, vice president, and DeVore Hitchner, secretary and treasurer. Committees were appointed to take care of pro- grams and refreshments. The French Club in the past has attempted to teach its members in the most interesting way some things that could not be learned in classes. This objective has determined the nature of the programs. One of the most entertaining ways of increasing one's knowledge of the language is by taking part in, and listening to plays given entirely in French. 'Several interesting plays were presented during the year. Plays of the most interest to the members of the club were chosen and presented by members of both advanced and beginning classes. The game "qu'est-ce que c'est", cross-word puzzles prepared in French, and musical numbers by some of our talented members helped to make the programs enjoyable. The meetings, for the most part, were held in the assembly after school, where it was more convenient to give programs. At these meet- ings appropriate refreshments were served. Beginning with the February meeting, however, we held our meetings during the noon hour in Room 25. The Cooking classes obligingly prepared appetizing lunches for us for the small sum of twenty five cents. This method of holding our meetings was very much enjoyed by the club. During the latter part of 1924, the French Club donated two dollars and a half towards buying a prize for a school contest. As our only other expense was our pages in the Polaris, we possessed a respectable little sum in our treasury at the end of the year. The year of 1924-25 has been one of the most successful years that the French Club has had. It is the hope of those members who will be graduated that the French Club of 1926-27 will continue to thrive and to be as successful as the club has been this year. l if l P! 4 2 E I 1. -- 1, i 111 flwwe I we g hw. --' ' 1' 'f . , --.Q 1 El Circulo Castellano Marika Constantine Gerald Sheridan Club Advisor President OFFICERS President . . . Gerald Sheridan Vice President . . . Carl Becker Secretary and Treasurer Collin Diefenthaler MEMBERSHIP ROLL Mary Ellen Ash Donald Bennett Carl Becker Eileen Cahill Raymond Cram Collin Diefenthaler Leslie Evans Maryetta Gage Wilbur Garman John Gilbert John Graham Verna Grimm Mervin Gill Esther Hall Richard Hayner Magdaline Ilgin Ralph KachelhoHer John Kintzell David McNary Denneth Madden Luther McDowell Elwood Madden Tom Moers William Madden Maurice McClanathan Ruby Machamer Harold Neidigh Isabel Penticoff Tom Redican Kenneth Schulz Gerald Sheridan Lois Spitler Russell Sword Irene Taylor Virginia Taylor 112 F El Circulo Castellano L CIRCULO CASTELLANO was organized in the year 1924 for the purpose of encouraging interest in the study of Spanish. The club has successfully continued this year, and has proved to be a really live organization living up to its original purpose. Membership is lim- ited to those who have successfully completed one semester of Spanish. This restriction was made so that all members would have a knowledge of the Spanish language. For the past two years El Circulo Castellano has been under the in- spiring leadership of Miss Constantine, Head of the Spanish Department. Miss Constantine has been aided by the following officers: President, Gerald Sheridan, Vice President, Carl Becker g Secretary and Treasurer, Collin Diefenthaler. The ofiicers have been ably assisted by the following committees: Irene Taylor and Ralph Kachelhofer, Program Committee, Harold Nei- digh, Maryetta Gage, and Leslie Evans, Social Committee. The club has been active in sponsoring social functions this year. At the second meeting, which was a party, new members were initiated into the club, games were played and the entire affair was a very en- joyable one. At the third meeting a Spanish play was presented to the club by the members of the beginning class. This type of program has proven to be the most enjoyable because of its simple language and Spanish idiom. Later in the year, a matinee dance was sponsored by the French and Spanish Clubs. At the dance an orchestra composed of members of the two clubs furnished the music. -In May, El Circulo Castellano gave a musical for its members at which a great deal of latent talent was revealed. Cur season's activities closed with an out-of-door picnic held in con- nection with the other language clubs. The fact that the club has a very large membership this year, and that with pep and enthusiasm the members have responded when asked to take part in any of the club activities is due largely to the competent faculty advisor. This year the club has been very successful and it is hoped that next year it will continue its prosperous course. The club is a success for it has lived up to its purpose of furthering the study of Spanish, the social side has not been neglected, and all the members have enjoyed the club. Y H113 T 'MW Commercial Club Eleanor Kumhera Ena Cook Club Advisor President OFFICERS President ....... Ena Cook Secretary . . Pauline Kieckhaefer Vice President . . . Margaret Knauff Treasurer ...... Helen Koym MEMBERSHIP ROLL Joanna Beck Lorraine Becker Edith Beine Mildred Boedeker Zita Boland Francis Brice Eileen Cahill Bernice Carey Dorothy Clark Agnes Daacon Gertrude Demeter Letta Eli Alice Forry Dorothy Frank Ruth Fredericks Vivian Gleason Nellie Goethe Viola Graff Germaine Graham Bernice Green Lois Haithcox Alice Kepner Louella Klaas Helen Koym Harriet LeBaron Elizabeth Loos Berniece Nelson Jeanette Ottenhausen Helen Perry Lois Price Eleanor Richter Helen Sawhill Eleanor Schmertman Gladys Steineke Rena Stocks Sarah Youngs 114 fWe5 a Commercial Club HE Commercial Club was organized last fall by the students having credits for two semesters of commercial work. The purpose of the club is threefold: 1. to promote interest in the business world, 2. to become acquainted with modern, progressive business methods and systems, endeavoring by such means to raise and maintain a higher stand- ard of efficiency: 3. to discover and serve the business needs of the com- munity. Any person having credit for two semesters of commercial work and carrying at least one commercial subject is eligible to membership. The club has been under the leadership of Miss Kumhera, head of the stenography and typewriting department. The following officers were elected at the first meeting: President, Ena Cookg Vice President, Mar- garet Knauffg Secretary, Pauline Kieckhaeferg and Treasurer, Helen Koym. Program committee: Margaret Knaui, chairman, Helen Perry, Gertrude Demeter, Zita Boland and Letta Eli. Refreshment Committee: Vivian Gleason, chairman, Edith Beine and Joanna Beck. Beginning last September interesting meetings were held the first Thursday in each month. At the first regular meeting, the members discussed the plan of in- terviewing local office managers to find out what points of training should be emphasized in order to make the graduates of commercial courses more competent and efficient. Printed questionaires were later distributed to members, who worked in groups, to collect the desired data. The Club is indebted to the few business men who cooperated in this attempt to improve the work of the Commercial Department. The Club had the pleasure of hearing several speakers during the year. At the December meeting Mr. Fulwider gave a very interesting talk on stenography and typewriting in the business world. The Need of Good English was another point strongly emphasized in his talk. ' Mrs. Kidd was the speaker at the January meeting. She gave a very interesting and inspirational talk on opportunities for girls in the business world, discussing secretarial work in detail. Mr. Korf and Mr. Raines also gave instructive talks which were thoroughly enjoyed. Other features of the programs were musical numbers, readings, and vocal solos. The Club sponsored a sandwich sale and made enough money in this enterprise to pay for their pages in the Annual Polaris. ' A May Breakfast successfully ended the initial year of this club. Under Miss Kumhera's guidance the club in its first year .has ac- complished much and we hope that next year it may continue its pros- perous course. 1 -'nw g i , I i 5 5 l 3 1 1 i sl 'K il , I , I w li l I 5 I E Q i l 1 r V 1 i ki H if lf El I: C 115 "il N "M W .xii ff - y ,A .. rms A-,,,,,. s " Q fr' 'jf L fa. lg if 5 . .i,,,,,,.r LM-- 3 , ,N . ff f -s---N---- ,ff "1'3.,N,,,,,x X-,. M emi? 'WEA ff,,,,,.fj'?1,N -,V ff ! I , . fern. .N ,vu I U" VA"-N .1 We",-ti.-,..N.,..:'T"'Qm. ,.. ,-'Q-f Home Economics Club Lucy Normile Mildred Keith Helen Judy Club Advisor President Club Advisor OFFICERS President . . . . Mildred Keith Secretary . . . . Verla Berg Vice President . . Margaret Knauf Treasurer . . . Germaine Graham Altfilisch, Helen Beck, Joanna Beine, Edith Berg, Verla Boland, Zita Burns, Betty Clark, Dorothy Coon, Dorothy Eder, Nellie Forry, Alice Fishburn, Katherine Flory, Catherine Fosha, Ruth Foy, Francis Frank, Isabel Gleason, Vivian Goethe, Nellie Graham, Germaine Hadley, Elizabeth MEMBERSHIP ROLL Haithcox, Lois Henson, Norma Hutchison, Elizabeth Johnson, Marcia Keith, Mildred Kieckhaefer, Pauline Klein, Gladys Knauff, Margaret Kortemeier, Ruth Loos, Elizabeth Moore, Mary Nestle, Gladys Powers, Grace Powers, Mary Richard, Thelma Rummel, Eunice Ryan, Dorothy Schmertman, Eleanor Sender, Gertrude Steineke, Gladys Stevens, Mary Sweeney, Anna Wall, Kathryn Williams, Leah Witte, Kathryn Womer, Katherine Wubbena, Lillian Anderson, Gertrude Cramer, Emma Daacon, Agnes Deckler, Erdine Hanson, Ruth Lindsey, Lucile Nelson, Berniece Reardon, Jeanette Tscherning, Dorothy Weineke, Irene llfi 1 :ij rrtlr Home Economics Club HE number of organizations of F. H. S. was increased this year when a club was organized for all girls who had had two semesters in the Home Economics Department and were enrolled in the third semester, or had already completed three semesters work. Temporary officers were elected, and they, with the aid of Miss Normile and Miss Judy, the faculty advisors, formed a constitution, and appointed a committee to select a name for the Club. When the first regular meeting was called in Novem- ber, oflicers were installed, and the organizations was christened the Home Economics Club. The purpose of the society is threefold: to promote and emphasize the common interest of the Food and Clothing Departmentsg to develop ideas of service to others, to bring home and school in closer relation. The girls have been inspired by these purposes and have heartily participated in all the activities of the Club throughout the year. The programs are held the second Wednesday of every month, and are planned as a means of entertainment, education, and inspiration. The members of the Club have been especially fortunate in being privileged to listen to several interesting talks by prominent Freeport people. Among these were Mrs. F. E. Furst, who spoke on the European Girl, and Miss Guiteau, who gave a book review of the Home Maker. During the Christmas Season the girls manifested the spirit of giving and their thoughts of others by sending Christmas cookies to the Orphans of St. Vincents. The members of the Club also enjoyed a Christmas party at this time. The one meeting enjoyed most by all the girls was held in February. At this meeting new members were taken into the Club and a humorous initiation ceremony took place. The goddesses of food and clothing, before whom the girls took their oath, will surely never be forgotten. Then came the mother's party. This was a huge success, and I am sure all the mothers who attended realized the value of the organization to their daughters. The April meeting was in charge of the new members, who royally entertained all the rest of the Club. With the coming of spring, plans were made for a big picnic, which was later held at Krape's Park. The same social spirit and good eats for which the Club is noted were predominate in this last gathering. Thus the first year of the Home Economics Club came to a close. If each coming year is as successful as this first year has been, there is no doubt that the Home Economics Club will remain one of the most pro- gressive organizations in school. 117 .ww ..-v............IJ Grey Dominoes Paul Jones Club Advisor Kenneth Osterberg President OFFICERS President . . . Kenneth Osterberg Vice President. . .Gladys Steineke Secretary and Treasurer Elizabeth Johnston MEMBERSHIP ROLL Elizabeth Anderson Carl Becker Beryl Bennethum Zita Boland Jane Borgmier Eileen Cahill John Daacon Beatrice Davis Carl Fuss Elizabeth Hadley DeVore Hitchner Elizabeth Johnston Eleanor Kennison Delyte Klatt William Madden Foy Matter David McNary Mary Maurer Maxine Miller Kenneth Osterberg Lucille Pack Eleanor Richter James Richards Helen Ridgway Virginia Smith Gladys Steineke Evelyn Stephan Ardath Walrod Roger Wheeland Elizabeth Wiedenhoft Charles Young Amelia Mary Younglove 118 f . j?..g, Grey Dominoes HE Grey Dominoes was one of the new clubs that came into existence here this year. The real inspiration was furnished by our new pub- lic speaking teacher, Mr. Jones. Under his leadership the year was made very interesting for the members. At Mr. Jones' suggestion, it was decided to limit the membership to twenty people. In order to carry out this plan, students were required to try out for membership in the club. The tryout, at which each person was required to read a portion from three selected plays, was held as a test of the dramatic ability of the prospective members. The interest shown in the club was evidenced by the number of students who tried out. The following officers were elected: President, Kenneth Osterbergg Vice President, Gladys Steinekeg Secretary and Treasurer, Elizabeth Johnston. Meetings were held every two weeks at which interesting and novel programs were given during the first semester. At the beginning of the second semester, however, the club met each day as a Dramatics iClass. This class studied the art of make up, character acting, and dramatic acting. They also prepared several short plays which were given before the assembly. The major activity of the year was the presentation of three one act plays given in the High School Auditorium for the benefit of the Weekly and Annual Polaris. The plays were, "The Step-mother," "The Make- shifts," and "The Maker of Dreams." These were all cleverly given and displayed excellently the talents of the Dramatic Club. All in all, the initial year of the Grey Dominoes was very successful and proved that a Dramatic Club can be a credit to a High School. G M -. 41 119 Cramberry Club Eileen White Dorothy Clark Club Advisor President OFFICERS President .... Dorothy Clark Vice President . . . Francis Brice Secretary and Treasurer Joanna Beck MEMBERSHIP ROLL Joanna Beck Lorraine Becker Edith Beine Verla Berg Mildred Boedeker Francis Brice Edna Brinkmeier Eileen Cahill Dorothy Clark Ena Cook Agnes Daacon Beatrice Davis Gertrude Demeter Nellie Eder Eleanor Engle Dorothy Frank Vivian Gleason Germaine Graham Verna Grimm Lois Haithcox Lois Hanke Elizabeth Johnston Pauline Kieckhaefer Gladys Klein Margaret KnauH Helen Koym Irene Kramer Leona Liebenstein Lucile Lindsey Alice Meyers Laura Nesemeyer Gladys Nestle Jeanette Ottenhausen Helen Perry Lois Price Thelma Richards Eleanor Richter Virginia Smith Martha Speer Gertrude Sender Gladys Steineke Anna Sweeney Evelyn Tielkemeier Velma Wachlin Berniece Weiler 120 I2 f , Cramberry Club EASURED in terms of the aims set forth by the founders of the organization, the Cramberry Club has had a most successful year. Through its interesting and instructive programs and its varied social activities it has furthered literary interest among the upper class- men, at the same time combining the betterment of scholarship with pleasure. The membership of the organization is limited to Senior girls having an average of eighty-five in all subjects. The officers are as follows: President, Dorothy Clark, Vice President, Francis Briceg Secretary and Treasurer, Joanna Beck, Chairman of the Social Committee, Eileen Cahillg Chairman of the Program Committee, Gladys Steinekeg Chairman of the Publicity Committee, Verla Berg, Chairman of the Membership Committee, Nellie Ederg Faculty Advisor, Miss White. The first meeting was a birthday party celebrating the birthday's of Eugene Field, Phoebe Carey, Hamlin Garland, and the first anniversary of the club. In October stories from Poe and Irving with a clever pantomine carried out the spirit of Hallowe'en. Miss Guiteau, Who is known for her splendid book reviews and her talks on club work gave us at our third meeting some helpful ideas in regard to our work. She stressed the importance of harmony and cooper- ation. A feature of each meeting was a review of some recent book. The Christmas program given at the county home was one of the biggest events on the years' calendar. About thirty girls were able to attend. Small presents were given and the girls were very happy in help- ing someone else enjoy Christmas. Along with our work came a social event in the form of a George Washington party. The gym was artistically decorated in patriotic colors. Bunco and dancing were the main features of the evening. In April an open meeting and spring tea were given for' all Junior girls eligible to become members. This was to stimulate interest among the girls and to show them how we conducted the club so that next year they may follow in our footsteps. Another prominent event of the year was the May breakfast. At this time the new oflicer were formally installed and the name was an- nounced of the girl who had earned the most activity points and whose name should be added to the shield contributed by last year's club. At a Christmas dinner and reunion the Cramberries of last year organized an alumni association to which the Cramberries of 1925 will be eligible in June. The object of the association is to keep the Cramberry alumni in closer touch with one another. - fi 41 1211 Honor Society Louis Mensenkamp Vernon Fry Society Advisor President OFFICERS President . . . . Vernon Fry Secretary .... Elizabeth Johnston Vice President . . . . Eileen Cahill Treasurer . . Prof. L. E. Mensenkamp NEW MEMBERS Edith Beine Dorothy Frank Wilbert Martin Waldemar Bury Charles Furst Helen Perry Dorothy Clark Harry Ibler Virginia Smith Gertrude Demeter Gladys Klein Gladys Steineke Nellie Eder The Seniors who were elected to membership during their Junior year are: Eileen Cahill David Burrell Elizabeth Johnston Vernon Fry Eleanor Richter Foy Matter 122 JV f f , f.......h.... .. 1 if L, i I I is i ls w it lr l I l E l gl fe x . x Honor Society HREE years ago there was organized in this school the Freeport Chapter of the National Honor Society. This society, conforming to the requirements in the constitution of the National Honor Society, was organized to "create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in students of the American Secondary Schools." Members of this society are elected by a faculty committee consisting of Mr. Fulwider, Miss Reitzell, Mr. Mensenkamp, Miss Courtney, and Mr. Cross. To become a member one must stand out among the students for four essential qualities: election to membership is based on scholarship, lead- ership, 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 schol- arship alone, but must also meet the three other requirements. A great deal of interest in the society is manifest. Eagerness to be- come a member is being shown by the students. The idea of an all-round education is coming to be more and more desired. The Society gave a luncheon and an induction assembly for the new members. To them Mr. Mensenkamp presented the club pins. They spon- sored a matinee dance, also, a Dramatic Club play. This play, "The Step- mother," in which Jane Borgmier, Kenneth Osterberg, Virginia Smith, and John Daacon played roles, was given at the Lindo, April 28 and 29. In addition, the Society sponsored its annual banquet for graduates and members. 123 W r r A' Q Annual Book Drive of 1925 "Where's your tag ?" was the question most heard in the halls last February during Good Book Week. Red tags were everywhere, hardly a person passed who was not loaded down with anywhere from two to fifty tags, each tag representing a book or five pounds of paper. Anyone who walked about the halls undecorated by these tags was regarded as a school curiosity. A good library should furnish a well-selected and up-to-date collec- tion of reference books to supplement the Work of every department, be- sides good books of all types for general reading matter. In order to sup- ply this growing demand for books and to supplant the many books that wear out yearly, it has been found necessary to provide some means that would be both inexpensive and effective for enlarging our high school library. Th Annual Book Drive came as an answer to this problem. That this solution has been most successful is evidenced by the result of this year's drive. The students have always displayed splendid cooperation in this project and have worked with a will, this year was no exception. The 1925 Book Drive exceeded all expectations. At the beginning of the week Miss Davenport asked for fifteen hundred books, thinking that quota one sufficiently diflicult to fill. Although there was no prize offered for the winner, the four classes competed for honors with the desire to enlarge the library as their only incentive. As before, paper which, when sold, would provide money with which to buy books was acceptable. Besides this inter-class competition, Mr. Moon's salesmanship class of approximately thirty students challenged the rest of the school to bring as many books and as much paper as they would. Needless to say, this challenge created quite a sensation. Both the challengers and the chal- lenged went to Work to produce books and paper in vast quantities. In the end, however, it was found that Mr. Moon's class remained undefeated. Much credit is due to Mr. Moon and his class for both their challenge and their extraordinary work during the drive. When, at the end of the week the inter-class results were counted, it was found that the Junior class had been victorious in the competition, having brought 1993 books. The Seniors were second with 1421 books, the Sophomores third with 463 books, and the Freshman last with 403 books, making a total of 4280 books. Besides the books, 10,921 pounds of paper were contributed. With the standard set for us by the Salesmanship class and the Jun- iors, next year should bring forth even a better book drive than 1925. -...... 61-9 ,-- - ..,, ,.-.,,,.--,,,.r,,-., ., ,.,, ---,-.,. 1--.-.,-...,,,.........,......aL.1J 124 I ' ix. 4, if Stage, Review of Drama W HEN the curtain dropped on the last act of "Captain Applejackf' the Seniors realized their dreams of four years. As Freshman they read "Treasure Island," and were impressed by itg each year they were reminded of it. Finally, in their last year the dream of pirates became a thing of flesh and blood. "Captain Applejack" was a difficult play in that the characters had to play double roles. Russell Borchers took the leading role and was well adapted to the part of the bored, well-bred Englishman and pirate Captain. As the vamp and beautiful dancer of a foreign tribe Eleanor Richter played the parts well. Eileen Cahill was the charmingly innocent and adoring young ward and cabin boy. Her methodical aunt was portrayed by Maxine Miller. Although it was a minor part, Margaret Knauff portrayed the character of the English maid in a real stage manner. Roger Whee- land as a Russian spy and leader of the pirate crew, Ted Klatt, Dutch Trunck, and Bill Ascherg Kenneth Osterberg as a clever crook and sly Chinese cookg Eleanor Engle as another clever and Witty crook, did ex- ceedingly well. Harold Murdaugh was the ever faithful servant of Russell Borchers. The play surpasses all expectations and much credit is given to Mr. Jones and Miss Hancock, the directors. The dramatic productions for this school year ended with "The Whole Town's Talking," given by the Junior class. All the parts with no excep- tion were portrayed in the very best manner. Jane Borgmier played the part of a modern young lady whom her mother and father, Rebecca Hoy and David McNary, wished to marry well, the latter picking Eugene Lattig as the right and only man. By fate, in the wild scheme of David every- thing turns out real instead of makebelieve as he had planned it. In this plot Herbert Stimpert, Elizabeth Anderson, Elizabeth Weidenhoft, John Schwartz, and Dick Hayner play the feature roles. Maryetta Gage, and Mary Maurer, two of Jane's friends, aided by Irene Taylor, the maid, manage to tell all the news and get the whole town talking. 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E de de Krieg cvs ..- .- .- .- E EE 4.7-J-7 pa. was CDU S-4 gs '13 is S-4 mo -cs Hi ms .QB So :ACE .20-c: 33.2 W5 Aus UU gm QCD bos- :12 BIO 5:- ,QQ .2-E O D-4 .-C! 4-7 28 GE was Mm f' ll-IT-kg -A Q H-:fl . "Princess Bonnie" HE blending of Spanish and American settings, the many varied and effective song and dance numbers, and the excellent manner in which the members of the cast carried their parts made thecomic opera, Princess Bonnie, a real success. Elizabeth Anderson, as the heroine of Princess Bonnie, had been saved several years before the opening of the play from a shipwreck off the coast of Maine by Theodore Neiman, as Captain Tarpaulin, keeper of the lighthouse, and Harry Wurtzel, as Captain Surf. She grew up the adopted daughter of Tarpaulin and his spinster sister, Auntie Crabbe, played by Maxine Miller. At the opening of the play Bonnie, then eighteen years old, was in love with Charles Young, alias Roy Sterling. But Auntie Crabbe said "never, never fall in love unless you find the right, right he." Eleanor Kennison, as Kitty Clover, the village belle and intimate friend of Bonnie, was adored by Devore Hitchner, Shrimps, the backwoods Jack-of-all- trades, but Kitty declared "the name Shrimps would not look well on wedding cards." One day a foreign count, David Rowen, came to the village asking about Bonnie, but the villagers suspecting something gave him no infor- mation. Soon Admiral Pomposo, Carl Becker, with Russell Borchers as Salvador, his faithful bodyguard, came and demanded Bonnie whom he claimed as Princess Bonnabellavita of Spain, his niece, and the betrothed of the foreign count. In spite of the villagers, she, accompanied by Kitty, was taken back to Spain. Upon their arrival the girls were welcomed by Eleanor Engle, Donna Pomposo. Roy, Shrimps, and Tarpaulin came too, and gained entrance to the Admiral's palace, disguised as statues. They came to life when the girls were left alone: In the pursuit of the live statues the Count left behind his cloak and a letter telling of a plot against the king. When Admiral Pomposo read the letter, it was doom's day for the Count. Roy and Bonnie as well as Shrimps and Kitty were united. CAST OF CHARACTERS Captain Surf ............ . Harry Wurtzel Kitty Clover .... . . . Eleanor Kennison Susan Crabtree Tarpaulin . . Maxine Miller Bonnie Bell . . . . Elizabeth Anderson Captain Tarpaulin . . Theodore Neiman Roy Sterling ....... . . . . Charles Young Shrimps ............ . Devore Hitchner Count Castinette Marionetti Flageoletti Falsetti . . . David Rowen Admiral Fernando Madrio Toredo Pomposo . . . Carl Becker Donna Pomposo ........ . Eleanor Engle Salvador . . . .... Russell Borchers I N l 127 .il "Captain Applejackn "Fifteen men on a dead man's chest Yo-ho-ho! and a bottle of rum!" O SING the lusty pirates as they threaten mutiny on board the treasure laden pirate ship of Captain Applejack. We forget that this is the uneventful and unadventurous March of 1925 and relive the days of blood and thunder of the ,Seventeenth Century. With Captain Kidd we ride the broad seas in search for treasure, capture beautiful women from unprotected tribes, and find our blood run hot and cold as the law of the pirates makes the strong man the master. Ambrose Applejack, fRussell Borchersj, the bored Englishman, lives on the lonely coast of Cornwall with only a faithful man-servant, Lush fHarold Murdaughl, his methodical Aunt Agatha CMaXine Millerb, his adoring young ward, Poppy Faire CEileen Cahillj, and her maid, Mar- garet Knauff. Ambrose, longing for adventure and romance, advertises for sale his castle-by-the-sea. The family is aghast at this longing and at his selling the ancestral home. Into this disturbance comes adventure and romance in the form of a search for buried treasure. In the treasure hunt a beautiful Russian dancer, Anna Valeska CEleanor Richterj, a Rus- sian spy, Borolsky CRoger Wheelandj, and two clever crooks, Mr. and Mrs. Penguard iKenneth Osterberg and Eleanor Engleb participate. Am- brose comes to the conclusion that adventure is right at home. In a short but thrilling dream Ambrose is Captain Applejack of his good pirate ship. Borolsky is the leader of the pirate crewg Mr. Penguard is the sly Chinese cookg Poppy is the faithful, intimidated cabin boyg Anna is a beautiful maiden captured by the pirates, and to her Captain Applejack makes love. Three more pirates, Ted Klatt, Dutch Trunck, and Bill Ascher, make the crew complete. In an attempt at mutiny in order to secure Applejack's treasure, they are overcome by the Captain himself. The scene changes. Ambrose awakes. Often through this last act he forgets that he is the bored Englishman and becomes Captain Apple- jack. The crooks with their pretense of an officer of the law, Dennis fPaul Meyersb are foiled in the search for treasure. However, through the hustling salesman, Johnny Jason, fLeslie Evansj, Ambrose learns that there is a real treasure in his old home. Having gained the adventure for which he sought, Ambrose begins to search for romance and finds it at home in his love for Poppy Faire. 128 "The Whole ToWn's Talking" THE CAST Henry Simmons, a manufacturer .... . David McNary Harriet Simmons, his wife . . . . . Rebecca Hoy Ethel Simmons, their daughter . Jane Borgmier Chester Binney, Simmon's partner . Eugene Lattig Letty Lythe, a motion picture star . . Elizabeth Anderson Donald Swift, a motion picture director . . . Herbert Stimpert Roger Shields, a young Chicago blood . .... John Schwartz Lila Wilson, Sally Otis, friends of Ethel . . Mary lVIaurer, Maryetta Gage Annie, a maid ...... .... I rene Taylor Sadie Bloom . . . . . . . Elizabeth Wiedenhoft Taxi-driver ..... ...... D ick Hayner "The Whole Town's Talking", is a story of the best man wins. Mrs. Simmons wants her daughter to marry well. Mr. Simmons has this same idea, but man and wife differ exceedingly on the type of man desired. Mr. Simmons and his partner, Chester Binney, plan a wild story about Chester in order that the latter may win Ethel, the spoiled daughter. When Ethel returns from college she brings Mr. Shields, a handsome young man from Chicago and Paris. Her friends, Sally Otis, and lisping Lila Wilson, hurry over to welcome her and to meet the young man. To Shield's chagrin and disgust Mr. Simmons' plan works and Ethel falls in love with Chester. But a false movie queen, Letty Lythe, whom they have introduced into the plot turns out to be a real, and live vampire. She causes quite a disturbance. Her fiance, Donald Swift, reads the forged writing on the back of Lettys' picture and gives Chester a chance to fret. Sadie Bloom is also mixed up in the "former love affairs" of Chester, and she is aided by a taxi-driver. Annie, the maid, always appears at the wrong time, is too slow, or says things which are not appropriate. Because of all this influence, Ethel denounces Chester, and the "poor boy" is driven almost to distraction. Finally, however, in a "iight in the dark," Chester is the winner over Shields and Swift, and in spite of the consequences, he wins Ethel. 129 f- Minor Dramatics N FEBRUARY 19, 1925, the Grey Dominoes made their first ap- pearance in F. H. S. with three plays, a tragedy, a comedy, and a fantasy. "Makeshifts" was the story of two sisters who lived lonely lives. One was a school teacher, the other stayed at home and took care of her in- valid mother. In order to increase the family income they kept a boarder, Mr. Thompson. They had few friends. Mr. 'Smythe called and each girl in turn felt that he was about to propose to her, but he had really come to tell them about his own engagement. At the end of the play the girls were just as lonely as they were in the beginning. The sisters were por- trayed by Beatrice Davis and Helen Ridgway, the boarder by David Mc- Nary, and Mr. Smythe by Roger Wheeland. ' "The Stepmother" was all that a comedy should be. The stepmother, Virginia Smith, an authoress, was much disturbed over an article that had been written about her. Her very punctual secretary, Jane Borgmier, tried to console her as well as her ardent lover, the doctor, John Daacon. The stepson, Kenneth Osterberg, was in love with Mrs. Prout's secretary, but could not come to see her because he had been driven out by his step- mother. He did come one day, and then he told his stepmother he had written the article because others had wanted him to, and he needed the money. She forgave him and all was well. In the third play Pierot was an individual who chased rainbows and sought romance afar instead of looking for it round about him. He had spent his life in searching for the girl of his dreams, but it was not until the Maker of Dreams came in disguise to his and Pierette's lodging, dis- covered Pierette's love for Pierot, and gave Pierot the bill of lading for the girl of his dreams, that Pierot finally realized that romance had been all the time within reach of his hand, and his playfellow, Pierette, was the girl of his dreams. "The Maker of Dreams", an exceptionally diflicult play, was splendidly given by Eleanor Richter as Pierette, Charles Young as Pierot, and Ted Klatt as the Maker of Dreams. "The Beggar's Dream," given before the assembly on the last day of Better Speech week, was written and produced by Mr. Jones and his Ad- vanced Public Speaking Class. The beggar, Mr. Bad English, was driven out by the Students of Freeport High School. He lay down to rest and in his dream he saw himself as Mr. Good English, the father of the wonder of the ages, Perfect Speech, the character for which Diogenes had been searching for thousands of years. Some very good acting was done by Kenneth Osterberg in the double role of Mr. Bad English and Mr. Good English. Evelyn Stephan as Mrs. Good English, Wilbert Martin as Per- fect Speech, Russell Borchers with his lantern and airplane as Diogenes, and Leslie Evans as the Student of Freeport High School made the play the humorous and unusual production that it was. t h e Il' ,il y l uf sim AM 7 HE Music Department of the Freeport High School is one which is of much importance to the school, as it aids in many of the school activities. Although many may realize that our department of music is a great benefit to the school, probably very few appreciate its full value. While the aid which it gives the school is enough to merit the time spent on developing our musical organizations, there is still greater use for it. It gives musical training to those who are musically inclined, giving to those who have a talent for music a chance to exercise and develop their talent in a manner which they might obtain in no other way. This educa- tion is the primary object of our musical department, and it has proved a most profitable one. Nearly everyone appreciates good music, even though he cannot to the fullest extent understand it, for, as Shakespeare says, "The man that has no music in himself, nor is moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treason, stratagems and spoils." There should be music in the soul of everyone 5 it takes us from our earthly toil and care, and gives us greater love for our fellow men. The poet says: "Who carry music in their heart Through dusty lane and wrangling mart, Ply their daily tasks with busier feet, Because their secret souls a holier strain repeat." 131 ...gn-...,...4e Band Personnel Cla-X -l f---we The Band AND music is recognized by nations as essential to arousing interest in national affairs, as is evidenced by the organization and popularity of our United States Marine Band at Washington. If this is so in National affairs, how much more important is it in High School affairs that we have an efficient and popular band to inspire and help the High School student body? Our band has rendered an invaluable service to the school the past year. It gave its services at all the Football and Basketball games which were held here in Freeport, besides at numerous programs given in the assembly to arouse pep in the student body for various activities. The Band is especially striking in all out door appearances with their fine uni- forms, as they are led by the drum major, John Gilbert. It is a great task to assemble and drill over fifty students, so that they make not only a fine appearance, but also render harmonious and pleasing music. It has been a very great help to the band to have the sixth hour every day for practice and has given it a chance to accomplish a great deal more. Under the able direction of Mr. Karl Kubitz the band has increased in numbers and advanced in the quality of music rendered. Director ..... Karl H. Kubitz Student Manager . . Wilbert A. Martin Drum Major ..... John Gilbert Cornets DeVore Hitchner, Solo Carl Becker Ruth Garman Helen Stahl Q Dorothy Stahl w Wilbert Martin Dale Fair Edward Beckmire James Neiman f Carl Bury Q John Graham , Ferd Vick l Willard Eder John Ogden Horns Waldemar Bury, Solo Wesley Brubaker 1 Mellophones Paul Murphy Gerald Plowman Wilbur Irwin I Baritones Maurice Madden Rodney Hewins Trombones LeRoy Farnum, Solo Russell Borchers Clarence Lied Paul Hirst Fred Steffen 'Gus Mascari Accompanist . . . . Ruth Garman Chief Librarian ..... Dale Fair Curator ..... Wesley Brubaker Clarinets Melvin Kiester, Solo Oscar Hummermier Tom Lawless Harry Wurtzel Raymond Cram Harold Smith Gerald Sheridan Francis Kiefer Morrell Krell Jesse Cotherman Irwin Winter Oboe James Richards Flutes Charles Furst Piccolo Paul Kiefer Saxaphones John Swartz, Soprano Gladys Otto, Soprano Foy Matter, Alto David Rowen, Alto Gladwyn Tilden, Tenor Ottmar Keller, C Melody Clarence Wilson, C Melody E Basses Theodore Neiman Glenn Woodward Percussion John Kintzel Russell Sword Iden Gitchel Tl The Orchestra HE Orchestra is an organization which is not quite so well known to student body as the band, therefore it is probably not always ap- preciated quite so much. The orchestra renders a service to the High School which is entirely different from the band, and which cannot there- fore be compared. This organization fills a necessary place in school ac- tivities, for it furnishes the music which is essential to accompany plays and operettas. Besides this, it has put on excellent programs in assem- blies, purely for entertainment. The orchestra, like the band, has advanced greatly in the past year, possibly more noticeably so, because longer inter- vals generally elapse between opportunities to hear it. This year's orchestra deserves much praise for the fine quality of music rendered, under the direction of the instructor, Mr. Karl Kubitz, to whom belongs a great deal of credit for making our orchestra what it is. Orchestra Personnel lst Violin Cornets For Matlerv Principal Devore Hitchner, Principal gameSTR5PaI'dS DeVore Hitchner, Principal rene 3 of D th St hl Beryl Welb Oro y a Ruth Fosha Horn Ruth Wllson Wesley Brubaker 2nd Violin T b wilbert Seidel, Principal mm 'mes Eugene Lattig LeRoy Fafflum paul Murphy Russell Borchers Paul Hutmacher Morris Keil C6110 Frederick Billker Helen Stahl Wilbur Irwin Bass Viol Flute ll B dd Charles Furst Burwe e Oes Clarinets Drums Melvin Kiester, Principal Tom Lawless Oscar Hummermier Russell Sword John Graham 134 Z' f Treble Clef OFFICERS Maryetta Gage . .... Manager Gladys Klein . Secretary and Treasurer Francis Brice . . . First Assistant Alice Miller ...... Librarian Lorraine Wagner . . Second Assistant Helen Ridgway . . . . . Librarian HE Treble Clef Club is one of the many musical organizations in our High School, and is composed of forty active girls under the direction of Miss Howe, the instructor of music in the High School. Its chartered purpose is to develop a musical spirit in the High School and to start a goal for the future growth of music. There are two business meetings held each month. The girls in the club participate in a musical program each meeting by singing, playing the piano, or reading. Each girl in the club must do her part for the future growth of music. The club has many effective numbers to sing at entertainments and has been very active during the year of nineteen-twenty-five as one may see by the demand for its services. In the early part of the year, when the question of a new High School was the main topic of the Freeport people, the club sang at the Parent-Teachers Meeting. On November twenty- sixth they were favored by an invitation to sing at the Oak Avenue Church for the Nurses Graduation Exercises. From time to time the girls sponsored programs in the assembly which have proved very successful. December the eight they were made known more widely by singing at the Odd Fellows Temple. Later there came invitations for them to sing at the Lindo, the First Presbyterian Church, and the United Brethren Churchr The Comic Opera, Princess Bonnie, which was given under the auspices of the two musical clubs, the Treble Clef and the Glee Club, was the crown- ing event of their success. The Club had several artists of music entertain at different times in order to get money to sponsor its banquet. One of the most noted among these was the Chase Costume Concert Company, whose program consisted of solos, duets, readings, and violin solos. It was a mixture of popular and classical music cleverly arranged to suit any audience. The annual ban- quet, which is the greatest event of the year, was sponsored with great success. In June an opportunity was given to the Glee Club and Treble Clef Club to display their greatest musical talent, for on Baccalaureate Sunday these clubs have a most successful program. 135 Boy's Glee Club NE of the four musical organizations of the High School is the Boys' Glee Club. This Club is composed of about thirty-five boys who possess trained voices. The purpose of the Club is to promote part singing, namely,-first tenor, second tenor, first base and second base. The Club is under the able direction of Miss Howe, instructor of music in the High School. Miss Ruth Garman is accompanist. The Club is organized and has its business meetings twice every month. The officers of the Club are: Manager, James Richards, Assistant Manager, Carl Becker, Second Assistant Manager, Eugene Lattigg Secretary and treasurer, Harry Wurt- zelg Librarians, Ted Neiman and Richard Youngblood. The Glee Club has given programs in the assembly and in other places. The Glee Club and the Girls' Treble Clef Club put on the musical comedy, Princess Bonnie, on December eleventh and twelfth. This play pleased two large audiences on the nights that it was presented. The two Clubs, combined in a chorus of eighty voices, sang in many of the churches of Freeport on diferent occasions. The main performance was given at Baccalaureate services. At this time a highly perfected program was presented. The two Clubs, aside from their beautiful singing, made a very pretty picture in the church on that night. The girls wore white dresses while the boys wore dark suits. The most delightful number was the Re- cessional, sung by the chorus as they marched up the aisle to the rear of the church. By collecting dues every week from the members of the two clubs, money was raised for our annual banquet. After the banquet was served, a very fine program was given. The banquet hall was decorated very ar- tistically by the capable decorating committee and this helped very much to make it one of the best banquets ever put on by the two clubs. After the banquet a very enjoyable evening was spent at dancing. The Boys' Glee Club always supported all the school activities and whenever called upon to sing, they responded with cheerfulness. Of course, there are in the Club many Seniors who will be graduated. Their places, however, will be filled by Freshmen who have been able to pass the vocal test which one must pass to become a member of the Club. It is hoped by all the members of this year's Club, that the number next year will be increased to at least seventy-five boys so that the High School can feel even more proud of its Boys' Glee Club. 136 . 2355 i,: L Y " W W 1 I X5 ' - Wi . Vw f y f i- S- My vwlu v Sophomore Oratorical Contest NUSUAL initiative on the part of the Sophomores was displayed in the Sophomore Oratorical Contest of 1925. The contest was held on the afternoon of May thirteenth. Ten cents admission fee was charged, and all those who bought a ticket were excused from classes. Needless to say, the assembly was filled. An exceptional amount of interest in the contest was displayed this year. Because there was so much talent to choose from, more contestants were chosen than is usual. The judges, Mrs. Paul Haight, Reverend Edward Burgi, and Mr. Stan- ley Vance, were placed in an exceedingly diiiicult position when it came to choosing the winners. First place was awarded to Wilbert Seidel, for the boys, and to Jane Wilson, for the girls. Second place was won by Dale Fair and Marian Ridgway. The program was as follows: : Citizenship ....... . Wilbert Seidel Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address . . . Alby Foy A Vision of War ..... . Maurice Madden Crime, the Enemy of America . . . Dale Fair Vocal Solo ...... . Maxine Miller Humoresque . . Alice Jepson The Boy . . . . Jane Wilson Mary Elizabeth . . Marian Ridgway Within the Law .......... . Delyte Klatt Vocal, Solo ........... James Richards Chairman-Kenneth Kerlin Extemporaneous Speaking Contest HE extemporaneous speaking contest was held in connection with Good Speech Week. Previous to the final contest, a contest had been held in each of the English classes and the students had voted to de- cide who should represent their class. These winners from all the English classes took part in another contest at which the judges selected four stu- dents to represent the four classes in High School. The students selected were: William Hildebrandt, William Lambert, Mary Maurer, and John Daacon. The final contest was held on Friday, December 19, at the last as- sembly of Good Speech Week. The contestants had been given their sub- jects forty-five minutes before they appeared on the platform. David Burrell, who acted as chairman, introduced the Hrst speaker, who was 137 . -,2fN'1.q"AT3f 'i ' "1 TN ffJ""'L:s i . ' so " "'A o ,X I f fm ,Hgh . '7, f,Q,:al'l5' Q A fl X' 45,.:.,.C..,, Q 'Tit' f- We t11...r5.4'.,,.ivi J I William Hillebrandt, the representative of the Freshman Class. He spoke on the value of outside activities to a High School student. He brought out the pointthat business takes a man's physical and mental strength, therefore, athletics, the most common form of outside activity, are in- valuable to a student, as they train his body for the big task ahead of him when he gets out into the world. John Daacon, the Senior representative, next spoke on the value of a college education. He said, in part: "In order to be a success in life, a person must be outstanding. N o one is outstanding without an education. "A college education is valuable for three reasons: It leads to spirit- ual development, social development, and professional development. By spiritual development, I mean that college broadens one's outlook on the world. It gives one a wider viewpoint, a better knowledge of people and their characteristics. Social development is furthered by a college education, because in college activities one comes in contact with many people and this contact gives one that much needed characteristic in the world today-poise. By professional development, I mean that no matter what business one is taking up, a college education gives important characteristics which are so often necessary to sucess in the professional world." The third speaker in the contest was Mary Maurer, the Junior. She compared the people of the world to a freight train. The engine she com- pared to the well educated people of the world, the box cars to the people who are either careless or who have not had the chance to became well- educated. William Lambert, a Sophomore, was the last speaker on the program. He spoke on the characteristics of a good High School student. An agree- able spirit and an accomodating disposition were the two characteristics that he stressed. Mr. Fulwider then announced the decision of the judges, Mr. Raines, Mr. Collins, and Mr. Furst. The judges gave first place to John Daacon, the Senior, and second to Mary Maurer, the Junior. Mr. Fulwider closed the contest by awarding the prizes to the winners. NATIONAL ORATORICAL CONTEST The preliminary contest for the National Oratorical Contest to de- termine who should represent Freeport in the sectional contest at Genoa, Illinois, was held April third. There were only two entries in the contest, Kenneth Osterberg and John Daacon, whose subjects were respectively, "The Constitution" and "Madison and the Constitution." The judges selected Kenneth Osterberg, and on April thirteeth he went to Genoa to take part in the sectional contest there. He won first place at this contest by a unanimous decision of the judges. On April twentieth he spoke in the State contest at LaSalle. This contest included representatives from almost the entire State. Here Kenneth showed his real merit by taking second place, while competing against some of the best High School orators of the State. Much credit is due Kenneth for all the work he put forth in upholding the honor of Freeport High School in oratory. 138 MIIMMIHMIISD lg Fifi' , uhlivediun A well rounded school life is made up of a number of items. Not the least of these are the Weekly Polaris and the Annual Polaris. It is only necessary to ask a Junior or Senior who can recall year be- fore last when we had no Weekly Polaris to learn what a large gap the Weekly Polaris has filled since its advent in F. H. S. last year. pm-af ,ww -- Nr ffl-.W fl .- ,-, ' as .1, . . -:ww What would our school year be like without an Annual Polaris to terminate its course and to set forth a history of the achievements and humorous happenings of the year that grow more precious with each passing year? gi-?'!?iECTfw.'j5 '1 If :-f' 'ff-2. sr. pi I we 5 ' ta.L.',' 1' ' 'HLstf,'2f.'.I 2f?7',1'6l?Q ngggurgyfp We leave it to you, students, hoping that the realization of the neces- sity for our Weekly and Annual will make you appreciate them the more, to be indulgent for their errors, and to realize that they have at all times put forth their best efforts. 139 The Weekly Polaris David Burrell David McNary Charles Furst Editor Associate Editor Business Manager EDITORIAL STAFF David Burrell ........ . . Editor Edith Beine, David McNary, Edwin Hall . . . . Associate Editors Harold Murdaugh ..... . . Athletics William SteHen ..... . . Alumni Tom Lawless . ...... . Art Beryl Bennethum Gertrude Demeter Robert Prescott Charles Furst . William Madden Tom Redican . Mr. Braden . REPORTORIAL STAFF Louella Shouer Leona Nesbit Foy Matter Miss Cravens, Miss Bryant, Mr. Jones, Faculty Advisors BUSINESS STAFF Anna Sweeney DeV0re Hitchner Kenneth Osterberg' . Business Manager . Advertising Manager Asst. Business Manager . . Faculty Advisor 140 The Weekly Polaris HE STUDENTS of the Freeport High School continued the publica- tion of the Weekly Polaris throughout the school year beginning in the Fall of 1924. As a result of the initiative of three Seniors in the class of 1924: Marvin Burt, William Steffen, and Howard Bennethum, the publication of the Polaris was resumed in the Fall of 1923 after a lapse of several years. The original staff, consisting of Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores, was chosen by Mr. Fulwider. During the first semester Miss Bryant and Miss Cravens, the faculty advisors, worked incessently to help the staff put out the best paper possible. At this time, Mr. Jones kindly consented to correct the athletic news. The second semester a sixth hour journalism class under Miss Bryant was organized to systematize the work. Un- fortunately, complications in schedules made it impossible for live staff members to sign up for the class. They are Gertrude Demeter, Foy Mat- ter, Devore Hitchner, and Edwin Hall. Such a class made it possible for students who had a special interest in news writing to take part in publish- ing our school paper. The people in this class are: Maurice McClanathan, Eleanor Kennison, Mary Ellen Ash, Robert Prescott, William Stover and Eugene Lattig. Edward Credicott was added to the business staff at the first of the second semester. The surprisingly large expenses of the paper were met only after sev- eral different ways to raise money were put to trial. The enlargement and addition of a fifth column brought the printing cost up to fifty-six dollars and fifty cents an issue. Advertisements netted over seven hundred dol- lars, leaving over eight hundred dollars to be met by subscriptions and any other source of income. One of the most successful enterprises was from the advertisements in the eight page basketball tournament programs put out by the business staff of the Weekly. Occasionally the proceeds from matinees added a small amount to the deflated treasury. All through the year the business staff under Mr. Braden worked against odds to keep the organization on a firm financial footing. Perhaps the most popular issues among the student body were the Rockford basketball special and the April Fool number. The size of the Polaris was no doubt too large in proportion to the school but throughout its publication the staff labored earnestly to give the students a represent- ative paper of interest and credit to the school. V ' 'I 141 Q-mv if The Annual Polaris Bernard Rought Virginia Smith Joseph Jackson Editor Editor Faculty Advisor Annual Polaris Staff MOST sucessful school year has been completed, not only in general work, but in all special activities. The work which has been ac- complished is but an addition to the splendid record already made by our school throughout many years. It has been our aim to set forth in this book the history of this year's events in such a manner that the book will hold its readers' interest at all times in the future. Because this book is one of the truly comprehensive things that the Senior class does, it is our hope that it will always be a source of enjoy- ment to them, and that underclassmen will consider the Annual of 1925 their book also. The editors wish to thank every one who has had any part whatsoever in the publication of this book, for their assistance. We are especially grateful to those merchants who, by their support in advertising, have made the Annual Polaris of 1925 a reality. John Daacon Mary Hancock Earl Schofield Business Manager Faculty Advisor Art Editor 142 K i 1 rcgsm?J"i2f6j'1lQi'i?5,v-'Li-N. , . . The New High School 1 P Q I I 1 1 I v I 4 4 .l 22 in r E HE FIRST High School course offered in Freeport was in 1852. The Il school was discontinued in 1860, however, when the principal and the 1 older boys went to war. After the war the school was reorganized. I Its enrollment from then on increased steadily, until in 1890 there were over a hundred students. In 1903 there were three hundred iive students 1, and fifty-two graduates. In 1910 the enrollment was four hundred fifty, in 1920 there were over eight hundred students, and 1922 there were over nine hundred students. In 1924 one hundred and fifty students were graduated. This was the largest class ever graduated from the school. QE 1 .Since 1906 Freeport High School has been on the accredited list of schools. Recently it was found that it is on the highest accredited list of , schools in the United States. ' I I The present High School building has long since been crowded by its U ever increasing enrollment. Originally built for four hundred students, I, it has been filled to more than twice its capacity for the past five years. , , 0 l lf On April 6, 1925, was realized Freeport's long cherished hope for a ll new High School, for on that day Mr. John W. Henney, Sr., former Presi- if dent of the Board of Education, broke the ground for the new High School. Y The event was indeed a momentous one not only for those who will enjoy the advantages of the new building but for every citizen of Freeport. .A I Following was the program given when the ground was broken: Selection . . High School Band 1 Address .... . . John Bruce Breaking of the Ground . . . John W. Henney, Sr. i America ..... Treble Clef and Glee Clubs .1 r l ! rl , ..., WAT ,llwrgw ,Y,V vw' Y """"- 'f ' " 1-HAM 'Q 144 fd ? B3 D r-WE' i Q, :E ' L., . ' - ALJ, , '53 ,f ffllewni - ' "gr" 23 I- ES 2 Unmmvnrvmvnt Rev. E. G. Homrighausch Baccalaureate Speaker 145 1 Vi' C----..-..i...-1-?-f K ,, -fx Commencement Week Program Sunday, June 7 ............ 'Baccalaureate Sermon Monday, June 8 . . . Cup Day Exercises Tuesday, June 9 . . . Junior-Senior Banquet Wednesday, June 10 . . . . . Class Day Exercises Thursday, June 11 . . . Commencement Exercises Commencement Exercises Selection . . ........... High School Orchestra Processional . . . Address.... .... . Senior Class Dr. J. C. Dancey Selection ..... ........ H igh School Orchestra Presentation of Diplomas . . John Bruce, President Board of Education America ...... ............. A udience Postlude March . High School Orchestra CUPS CUPS F"S General Scholarship English Latin History Mathematics Science Commercial Music Home Economics Virginia Smith Virginia Smith Virginia Smith David Burrell Charles Furst Laura Nesemeyer Gertrude Demeter Voice James Richards Instrumental James Richards Nellie Eder David Burrell Bernice Weiler Bernice Weiler Eleanor Richter Bernard Rought Foy Matter David Burrell Bernice Weiler Edith Beine Elizabeth Johnston Charles Furst Germaine Graham 146 fe f .,x y?":i Senior Class Poem Roscoe Mitchell Class Poet In memory I can see an impulsive group, So eager for paths which were new. We were tender in years and timid in heart, But with purpose steadfast and true. The ladder looked high which we started to mount, Each step was a goal to be gained, But with hope undaunted, we reached it and bore A record by failure unstained. The victory gained by this first year of toil Caused courage to spring up anew. We tackled this ladder of learning again, And vanquished the foes from our view. Then again and again we climbed up the steps, For the goal we ceased not to strive, 'Till at last on the top of its 'lustrious peak, Stands this grand class of twenty-five. I Our joy seems complete, for a moment we pause While the glorious future we view, But a form in the distance, beckons and calls, "Lifes duties are waiting for you." With faltering footsteps and quavering heart, ' We stand on the threshold of lifeg ' Reluctant to pick up the burden we've met, Unwilling to share in the strife. Be hushed, thou faint spirit! for wisdom condemns When the faint and feeble deplore, Be strong as the rock of the ocean that stems ' A thousand wild Waves on the shore! Through perils of chance, and the scowl of disdain, May our front stand unaltered, elateg Brood not on the scenes left forever behind, Be brave and thus conquer our fate. Dear High School, our High School, though now we depart, In dreams, we'll revisit this scene To freshen our memories with joys which have passed, In dreams, we'll be children again. At life's very end we'11 review our success, For failure can't come to the true. 1 We know who has started our footsteps aright, And give all the credit to you. 'I 14 7 . Senior Class History N YEARS to come, how often will the mem- bers of the class of '25 look back to the happy and successful days spent in Freeport High School. 'Since all of the details are the best remembered and need no words to recall them, we will confine ourselves to a general outline of the achievements of our class. In our first year, as is quite usual, we were just shy, awkward, self-conscious children, ab- sorbed in adjusting ourselves to our new sur- roundings and yet giving our aid wherever we could. I Our Sophomore year brought out our tal- Bernice Weller ents. We were well represented in football, basketball, and track, and our Sophomore Ora- torical Contest was one of the best ever held in Freeport High School. Senior Historian As Juniors we were even more astonishing. Some of our men became mainstays on the athletic teams and others on the debating teams. The Junior play, Green Stockings, revealed unusual talent in members of the class, while other treasures were discovered during the preparation for the Junior Carnival. However, our greatest success and the best use of our talent is dis- played in this, our Senior year. Athletics have been carried to the highest point of achievement in the winning of the championships. Great honors have been gained in dramatics, as represented by the presentation of the play Captain Applejack, and the operetta, Princess Bonnie, in which a large number of the members of our class took part. Nor have we neglected the scholastic side of school life. A lengthy list of Senior names graces the honor roll each month and nineteen of the members of the class have been elected to the National Honor Society. The Weekly Polaris has been continued and improved under the effi- cient direction of members of the class, aided by the under classmen. The quality, beauty, and worth of this twenty first volume of the Annual Polaris, published by the class of '25 with the aid of Miss Hancock and Mr. Jackson, is testified by all who read it. All in all, our years here have been the happiest, the busiest, and the most successful of our lives. We go on, feeling that we have done our best. Who can do more? A E. ---W -- ,,.. f -Wm e,., ,,m.,nwW,A M -mm--A-'Hum up vb 148 f- . I Senior Oration ' A FTER four years of study and of success- ful participation in various activities, an- li other graduating class has come to the I place where it must call upon its training and I f resources to face the responsibilities of life. We shall be perhaps the last class to leave the old school. We cannot but be proud that ' future classes will have a new and finer en- 'Q vironment, yet the old room and corners that II may appear worn and ragged to the stranger have grown dear to us, for into them, from the I time we were freshmen, we put all our hopes. - - Our class during four years has been very I , John Daacon successful. To what do we owe our success? II Senior Ofatof To unity and that indefinable something which men call spirit. Without unity we could not stand and without spirit, to if stand would mean nothing. I The Wonderful record made in athletics by our school is a good example Q of these two qualities. Without team Work which, after all, is unity, our V men could not have been victorious, and without fight and grit, and deter- . mination, which at their Hnest make up the spirit, they would have been failures. They clearly illustrate the value of these two positive qualities. There is a third quality which has helped us through the years, the duty of the individual to himself. A man cannot be loyal to school and to A his neighbor unless he is true to himself. With this quality members of w our class have gained individual honors which have rebounded to the ' II glory of the school. I But the records of today may be the averages of tomorrow, so, with a last look back, with mingled feelings of happiness and regret, We must go on to test in a larger world the qualities cherished here. There we shall meet new challenges, for we, the students of today, must become the leaders of tomorrow. Responsibility will come to each of us, to some in larger measure, to others in less. We must accept the duties, nay more, we must seek them out with a whole hearted seriousness. Unquestionably, our class has learned the value of unity, of spirit and of individual eiorts. If our work in high school has succeeded, our pride I in our achievements has not made us arrogant, but humble. If now, at I parting, we can look on the coming and going of men, their crimes, their p wars, their ambitions, their ideals, with clearer, steadier eyes, with greater patience, then we may be proud of our achievements, and dedicate our- selves in all humility to a larger usefulness. I 149 .---.,. V ' ' eff-at .f:L,..--xv , ' 2" ff' x 's..,A,z "" N'-"W, , ff. ' L 4 .- .. . ,f .,..,.Er,f., , . X Y f New sy . -W frk'mM,.J 'Ex N " 'fn "ie - 1""ffl'f........1:,fL.vf ., ,L . Senior Mantle Speech LL through the years of our school life our energies have been directed toward our high school graduation. For four years we have looked upon this day as the cul- mination of our ambition, the realization of our ideals. To this end we have studied, worked, planned, and dreamed. Now the time is almost here-only a few more hours and we shall have in our own hands that little roll of paperwhich says such a little but means so much. How much does it really mean? It is according to the work we have done and the way in which we have done it. If our work has been well done, our graduation is an hour of unalloyed triumph, if our work has been slighted, if we have reached the summit by false methods, our graduation must naturally be tinged with some regret for misdirected energy. But is our battle won? Now that we are so near the goal of our Youth's ambition, we find that we are not nearly to the summit-we are only ready to step into a larger, fuller life. We have not finished our course, we are only ready to begin a new one. As we begin this new course we must look into the future and see a new goal, because, "Work without a definite aim is energy utterly wasted." How may we have' one outstand- ing goal? Yes, it is true our interests are varied, but each of us must bear in mind one great truth. We are citizens of a great country and our outstanding aim should be to become loyal, ambitious, true-hearted citi- zens. Let us, as we graduate, go forth with the determination of proving to the world that the high schools are the best mills in the world for turn- ing out individuals who are worth While. Let us make loyalty our con- trolling spirt, and in being loyal to ourselves, to our class, to our country, and to the world, we shall become the most eflicient of American citizens. Let us face the future with courage, with resolution, and with high minded integrity. Let us show not only America, but the world, that we are the stuH of which the best citizens and true patriots are made. But before we step into the great open tomorrow we should not forget the Junior Class of 1925. We wish to place upon your shoulders our re- sponsibility within the halls of old Freeport High. For you as individuals and as a class, we have much respect. For success in your Senior year you have our very good wish-our faith. You have done well the tasks set before you. Your hearty cooperation, and your good natured enthusiasm have been an inspiration to our school. You, too, shall soon reach the heighth of your youth's ambition, so as we place upon your shoulders our mantle, may we say: Gladys Klein Senior Mantle Speaker Pause not, then-nor falter, For Fate is in your hand, Climb ever-onward-upward, To where your feet would stand, The rocks may be rough and rugged, But victory is sublime, Step bravely, boldly forward, And climb, and climb, and climb! 150 5 ..l ,mjln 'U r p f4j "g1 1 I I 1 I I I I I I 1 I I I I I I I I I Junior Mantle Speech ' HROUGHOUT the past three years of our school life our definite aim has also been on our graduation. One year remains in which we may better ourselves and our school by following the good examples set for us by the class ahead. Certainly we can profit by following in your footsteps, Senior Class of Nineteen Hun- dred and Twenty-Five. You have been suc- cessful in all your undertakings. Truly you have left a path strewn with laurels of success in every branch of your High School life. We trust, Seniors, that you will be as loyal to your community and to your country as you have been to your school. America needs your help and your co-operation to maintain its high place as the greatest country in the world as much as did Freeport High .School need you to up- hold its good name as an institution of learning. Eugene Lattig Junior Mantle Speaker Now that you are to graduate into the world of business and higher schooling we hope that you will not forget that you are still a part of your High School and that you will take an active interest in its affairs. We, the Juniors, will strive to carry on your work and improve upon it as the scientist labors to perfect that which is nearly perfect. Our class holds no class as an ideal. We do not work toward that end. Our efforts must be put forth to make our class not that which strives for the ideal, but the ideal itself. We have done well our tasks in the past, but we shall strive to do them even better through our Senior year. Our class as a whole feels the necessity of working together to accomplish those things which will make our graduation the completion of successful work. We realize that work- ing as a unit will help us to master every responsibility set before us even as did the first thirteen States of this great country. To be true patriots to our country we must be true patriots to our- selves. We must endeavor this last year of our school life to make our- selves Worth while so that we may serve our country by use of the knowl- edge that we shall gain. We must not live merely to better ourselves. We must live to improve ourselves so that we can better the things around us. That is true patriotism. i I I I 1 I I 1 I I I 1 1 I I I I I 151 ,.-Q livlv rupv Enter Madam Anita and Prof. Howzat. Prof. Howzat: You see here, Madam, is my studio. Here I watch the stars, and interpret their messages to the earth. Madam Anita: You watch the stars? But how do you see them? Prof. H.: Through these rods, Madam. These are called telescopes. Madam A.: And you can read the stars, and tell people's fortunes by what the stars say? Prof. A.: Yes, Madam, all of that. Madam A.: I wonder-Can you tell what these people are doing? They are old class-mates of mine, and I have often thought of them. Can you? Prof. H.: Surely, Madam, any one you wish. All you need to do is tell me their names and I shall find their stars, and they shall reveal all. Madam A.: Oh! I'm so gladg now I shall know. Prof. A.: Only mention the name, Madam, and I shall search the heavens for the prophecy. Madam A.: Oh, Yes! Here's a list of them. Prof. H.: I fear, Madam, that some of these may appear rather humorous to you, but nevertheless they are quite true, quite true. Roger Wheeland Time-1945-Late Evening. Place-Astronomer's Observatory. Cast-Madam Anita and Prof. Howzat. Catherine Ackerman is truck gardening on her farm in Harlem. She hires Opal Althof to drive the mules on her produce delivery wagon. William Ascher is a barker at Edwin Trunck's Wild West Sideshow. Edwin is offering a prize of 35,000 to anyone who will invent something to make a worn-out horse act like an untamed broncho. Frances Brice is a model for Charlie Young, designer of bathing suits. Poor Charles! His eyesight has be- come so poor that he is forced to wear glasses. Johanna Beck is governess for the Foy Matter twins. Lorraine Becker is designer and sales- lady for artificial "Stay Down" spit curls. Mildred Boedeker is manager of a Pigg- ly Wiggly store. Her biggest trouble is managing her husband whom she landed by corresponding with the mar- riage bureau. Edna Brinkmeier is an important botan- ist who gave to the world a new flower, a red bluebell. Russel Borchers' facial expressions have forced all comedians out of the movies. Verla Berg is head of the Anti-Bathing Beauty League of Freeport. .-i.1i- Annetta McDermott 1 'x X 4. .x I' ,.f' Senior Telescope Edith Beine and Vivian Gleason are proprietresses of the East Side Bean- ery. Karl Fuss is their star boarder and dead beat. Donald Blackiston is using his line to sell fresh fish on South Water Street in Chicago. Waldemar Bury is a scientific radioist. Clarence Bittner is dog catcher for Bill Brook's frankfort shop. ' Bill is struggling hard to support his extravagant wife, Beatrice Davis, who spends all of his money on malted milks and Wallace reducing records. Myrtle Bvas is matron at the Old Sol- dier's Home. David Burrell is a lawyer of great re- nown. He is the prosecuting attorney in the Ted Klatt bigamy case. Nellie Eder is a milk maid. Leslie Evans is umpire for the House of David Baseball team. He likes the job because he saves barber bills. Alice Forev is Freeport's first woman police. She made the arrest of Ken- neth Schultz who is now serving a term in the penitentiary for selling home brew under the name of "Lemo." Dorothy Franks is the patentee of a great invention, the combination but- ton hook, scissors, finger nail file, and fancy comb. Leroy Farnum is traveling with a side- show as the tallest man in the world. Bobby McNutt is playing opposite him. Charles Furst is being sought after by dry agents because of his red nose, a result of testing alcoholic chemicals in his father's laboratory. Verna Grimm is a missionary in China. Her one complaint of Chinese girls is that they don't adopt American bobbed hair styles. Milo Griffin is a modern bluebeard spend- ing most of his time in cabarets of New York. Eileen Cahill has struck oil on her land in Texas, and so has succeeded in greasing her way into society. Dorothy Clark is planning budget sys- tems for F. H. S. newlyweds. John Cross is working in small town plays as the source of stage thunder. Eugene Chitty is bellhop at the Licondo. John Daacon is so humbled over losing the presidential candidacy that he is staying at home in seclusion under the care of his faithful old maid sister, Agnes. Gertrude Demeter has a hot dog stand with the Sells-Floto Circus. She says it's almost as much fun as selling sandwiches at F. H. S. Elizabeth Johnston has been an unsuc- cessful marriage bureau correspondent, so has taken to writing a book on "Why Man Is A Curse To Humanity." Marion Jenner interviews high school students to get material for the True Story Magazine. Viola Graff is wearing ankle reducers so that she can take up dancing. Lois Hanke is increasing in size to such an extent that it is becoming serious. She is under the care of a physician who seems to think this increase is due to participating in long eating contests. DeVore Hitchner and Jay Pollock have been placed in jail for fist fighting. The argument seemed to be over which one should work in the Woman's Silk Hosiery Department in their store. Gerald Sheridan and George Morse are trying to introduce marcelled hair as the latest hair dress for men. Frederick Steffen is teaching aesthetic dancing. Anyone not having bobbed hair is barred. Gladys and Edith Saxby were in part- nership in the poultry business, but Edith has withdrawn from the busi- ness because she never saw any of the profits. ' Rena Stocks is saleslady in the men's department at Marshall Fields. Busi- ness is picking up. Evoda Van Loh, Evelyn Tielkemeier, and Berneice Weiler, the flappers of Ridott, are causing quite a disturbance by publicly acting contrary to the teach- ings of Velma Wachlin, head of the Anti-Cigarette League. Leslie Wilson is living at the County Farm as a result of spending all his money on the chorus girls during his first trip to the city. Clarence Wilson has won the state prize for hog raising. Ralph Kachelhoffer is teaching Harry Ibler the "Art of Spoonologyn, Harry wants to be prepared for his entrance into the movies. Kenneth Osterberg is running a Chinese Laundry in Cedarville. Theodore Neiman is waiting for Sousa to die so that he can take his place. Grover Popp and Oscar Hummermeier are running against each other for Mayor of Pearl City. The women seem to be in favor of Grover because he is not a prohibitionist. George Bolender is a model for Collegian suits with John Vaupel. Vernon Fry has taken up crystal gazing so as to attract the women to his door. This saves him the trouble of chasing them. Annetta McDermott is a popular enter- tainer for inbetween the acts at the Chicago Theatre. James Richards has organized an or- chestra and taken it to Africa to in- troduce jazz in the tropics. W., ia Senior Telescope Earl Ross has taken up automobile rac- ing to satisfy his restless nature. Tom Redican is writing a biography of Gloria Swanson, with pictures taken in the morgue. Thelma Richards has organized a church in India. She likes the work because she can do all the talking. William Ridgway has left, via radio, for an extended trip to Mars and vicinity. John Jurgensmeier is sport writer for the Lena Eagle. Margaret Knauff is painting permanent facial scenery. Fred J ephson is work- ing against her, advertising ,natural rosy cheeks due to a prune diet. Alice Kepner has given up her position as assistant to Doc. Swingley and IS now looking after the welfare of bash- ful high school boys. Gladys Klein is a great tight rope walker with a traveling show. She is known as the Hemp queen. Roswell Ruthe has a printing office in Bolton. Virginia Smith is occupied in raising Jack, Junior, the likeness of Jack, Senior. Quentin Smith is enjoying the pleasures of Hannah Bros. pool hall free of charge, because of life long patronage. Evelyn Stephan is worrying about how to have eight dates on seven nights. Paul Meyers is touring the country in search of Gunn's Magic Mud. Berniece Nelson has become disgusted with men and joined an Old Maid's Organization. Laura Nesemeyer is dancing in the Zieg- feld Follies. She has put Gilda Gray in the background. Bernard Rought has succeeded Mr. Charles Cross. Eleanor Engle is a nerve specialist. Her patients are furnished by Ardath Wal- rod, who is a solo singer at the Superba. Pauline Kieckhaefer is roprietress of a new barber shop at the Y. W. C. A. Luella Klaas is elevator girl at Tribune Tower. Anna Sweeney is proprietress of a Mo- diste Shop at Florence, Illinois. Robert Toelle is water boy with the New York Giants. Charles Pack is now going Ziegfeld one better, starting a movement for glori- fying the American Boy. Benjamin Wilkin is inventor of the new sensation that erases years, "Ultra- Violet Rouge." Arnold Lamm is acting as judge at the bathing beauty contests. John Leamy is manager of the new "All Milk" condensery. Miiirill Mallory is station agent at Sciota 1 s. Wilbert Martin is cartoonist and editor- ial writer on the "Orangeville Bugle." Josephine Osborne is chaperone at a deaf and dumb school. Gladys Steineke is authoress of a great new serial running in "Truthful Tales" named "Puppy Love." Mary Stevens is now campaigning the country in an effort to stop movies from admitting boys in short pants. Edward Sullivan is builder of the first Trans-Atlantic bridge. Earl Schofield is lighthouse-keeper on the coast of Switzerland. Bob Sage is postmaster at Harlem Cor- ners. Ena Cook is cooking for the cow punch- ers on her uncle's ranch. Dorothy Franks is teaching Latin in F. H. S. ' Edna Brinkmeier is proprietress of a pussy willow farm east of town. Earl Goodman is wafile turner at the beanery. Roger Wheeland is editor and staff of the Illiterate Digest, written so you can understand it. Esther Hall has a high paying position with a vaudeville troupe through her ability to produce spontaneous blushes. Kenneth Iler is selling soothing syrup for broken hearts. Lois Haithcox and Irene Kramer are jazz babies in the Tinkling Tin Pan Trio. Raymond Cram is peanut and popcorn raiser for the circus. Alice Meyers is raising grapes and pears to be used as hat ornaments. Lucille Lindsey is now engaged painting window shades. Theron Miller has a job painting rings on church bells. Roscoe Mitchell is a great botanist who has succeeded in crossing a grape vine and yeast plant and getting home brew. Lois Moersch has developed into a great interior decorator, street cars are her specialty. Arthur Saltzer is a great public speaker. His greatest lecture is "Why I Prefer Stacomb To GloCo." Emerson Evers has just returned from a hike around the world and has just published a ringing and emotional piece of literature entitled "Around The World on 80 Bucks." Madam A.: That is all I guess. Oh I thank you for these little bits of in- formation. I know there are others that will be glad to know this too. Pro. H.: And you may be sure that all you have learned tonight is quite true, as the stars and the heaven above are our best prophets. EXIT .1- ..-, , ,. M Y N4 3,x Q , X f, xx '- fW!'f1NQX . iwf Q 1 w J iff xv 7, fini ffi ,K lik . 7 X 4? 1 f: ," A ,, X Ax' ' N if Y 'J' ' 5 KQXQAW W Om: SN IA wh ' I ' f 'H W"4'41:,-uxmnmxxwwms If Ml SQQHIIIIBJIIDJlllilllJlllNNff5t :g5 f i 4 R, an in! 2 f,, 1 1 Q' -"fi"':ff11i"3' f. M V f 'FWiu'fw X ,i xfziifwagv 2.,u-5.35 Mx XL all Nu K .-j, - Wm 1 J A Xfw' 3 W E X gi f? 5 'Q' Maman' 155 glzjzgggw-1-tEr..g,5w53,sypgv f345kj?gEgf,f,'.ryfk fy a as V1 J, 2 1- WW 'JY 1 M im, '24 - b ,,v'f,gL..?:1 an r ' ' If . or .fi 2 ' ig.-ff 44 YNZV, :ff Lg. , ,,,. :V 15. 1i,ffif-- 1' i '2""'4 " fi :'2':e,J41 , . , -ue' JBLQ " , MEAL 12. 4 'YQ-1 X V, W ,. - - rvaiwfha 'fufduk 'wk ..v,,k3 nv, - 123 1 ,, My L,,, as 3- by wwf mr. 3, it 4,1.,.P, KN LL.. f, ,vgg,g' -X -, . 'V :', 1 'M N- f , J" ,ffm Calendar -- September, 1924 Tues. 2-Back to drudgery again-wot a life, wot a life! Crowds of Freshman WED- SEPT- '0 swell our midst. S Wed. 3-Second day of school and still the JW ,f Freshman think the building is large, f? wait'll we have an assembly, Fresh- ! man, it won't seem so large then! ' 'iii Thurs. 4--Seniors begin to realize their fa55g:':'l.2g:iii2, fa great importance, ahem, ahem! 'mv 'E' f Freshman girls want to know who the N f X f good looking giant is in Room 29. M Fri. 5-Work beginning in earnest. Miss f 4 Bryant's Senior Literature class has . J WEDBSEPV 2 ' to learn twenty lines of prose already. an w Sat. 6-Good old Saturday, the thought T ' N ' k of V I 7M,,A,: of you tided us over our first wee swxxrj Q .' i 'N labor. W W Ili' Mon. 8-Football practice starts today. A Bill Madden goes out for lights. Q W gi 7 f Tue11273511Sb2ri?QifFlfe'lJiiitqlfliltiffilli 7 XXX XX Qc X Wed. 10-Charles Youlng comeis touschgol ll resplendent in a uge re po a o l j X MON- SEP! 29 bow tie. Envious glances pursue him. . X j f. .5 Fri. 12-Seniors recommend Mr. Fulwider 1 -55 115 as a preacher after his sermon to ll if them at their first senior meeting. ,. 4' Mon. 15-Mr. Moon, the new light weight , f l 6? coach, arrives today. He looks more 2 "Qt like a heavy weight. , F .. ' 53 Tues. 16-Dramatic Club organized. Ken ll K. Ol Osterberg chosen President. -is lf! Wed. 17-Senior election. The "Dark horse," James Richards, elected pres- ident. I Fri. l Heavies to Beloit. B Sat. 20-Heavies win a smashing victory at Beloit, 21-0. Lights lose at l. Warren-not so good. Mon. 22-Miss Hancock chosen for Senior class advisor. f Tues. 23-First bank day of the year. We have plenty of good intentions but no money! Wed. 24-Rodney Smith comes to school on crutches. Thurs. 25-Mr. Jones goes to sleep in Polaris office. No class seventh hour. Fri. 26-First report cards. Many resolutions to study hard next month. 1 A Freshman asks Miss Salter for his "charge mark!" 19-Teams ready for their games tomorrow. Lights go to Warren. ll E I 1 I l l l ii ll l -l ll 1 l 1 R i I E Sat. 27--Freeport beats Belvidere 27-0. It looks like a great season for Q5 us. ii Mon. 29-Senior reception. Wonderful time. 2, : tg it-vw --- M W - - -w W-D 157 CM-, .. if S! v Q ,l ll S i I K 5 .Q . 4 il li H--L, --' X N J' - S if K ,....,.....?,......- yi .l lv . L il xi . r m u fn ' I . , l Z! ii ll 'i ,. il il e 1 n 5 Q YJ' . f--A---Q----WFT il Calendar -- October, 1924 if Wed. 1-Big season ticket campaign still - THURSHOLTI 8 ogy Esrczlsgtegaaglsgrzgbly for Dedication 3 1 i l .. -Q 'em Thurs. 2-Big parade for Saturday' game. l . x N , 3 M Osterberg and Evans lead us ln cheers. 6 p Z 1 Sat. 4-Dedication of our new stadium 1 fi " 41 W l Q24 Q and a Wonderful victory over E. Au- 1 I 57 3:42 . rora. P xfc' 7 ' Mon. 6--E. Johnston, D. Franks and E. fl j 5 . Engle have a hair pulling contest in . l 34 3, 5 Senior Comp. today. gl 2 E Tues. 7-D. Franks getsna good start for ,K FR1 7 her hope chest at Lindo last night- , '- W- I a wash basket! eg . Wed. 8-DeVore Hitchner forgets his ex- Kg , 'E fl 1 , cuse again. The faculty will soon get , ff H f 1 ' used to it. a s A W im Thurs. 9-First issue of the Weekly Po- , TQ laris. It's better than ever. giy xgf Fri. 10-Bee Davis thoroughly burnt up eg 'f ,f to find Tom Nieman has been sitting 23, . all hour in history class with his arm unix 219 1 wh. around her. "" T ' lr' - Sat. 11-Heavies 31, La Salle 7. We're ,AXA FN- OCT 3 ' out to win, all right! Lights defeated f -3:2335 .WS by La sane 6-0. Tough luck. u gi 5, .. 71? Qs Mon. 13fThedad1yent oft Swiss lgell Siggg ii 1 l ,L ers is ma e nown o us. 1g ic e fl N Selling .Campaign begun-. . . X Wed. 15-Jimmie Richards gives his opin- E JEQQEQES rs ion of a flapper. Bet he falls for one I nz' LA ' like all the rest. 1 1 X12-I QWLE' Thurs. 16-fShrieks are heard from Miss f x Bryant's room first hour. Sounds like f g u ghosts.. N - vt Fri. 17-Will we break the Jmks with 33 Elgin tomorrow? 1 1 Sat. 18-We will--We are-We did! Heavies 16, Elgin 9-what a game, what a game! Lights lose. Tues. 21-Crash! Bang! Tom Redican's chair breaks and much to his surprise Tom finds himself on the floor in Senior Comp. class, first hour. Wed. 22-Oh, Lizzie! We like your orange socks. Street car almost hits Miss Salter. Poor thing. Thurs. 23-Mr. Fulwider loses his affection for dogs after spending most 5. of the morning keeping one out of school. QQ Sat. 25-We have a close shave at Joliet but come out victorious. Lights Win, too. , Mon.k27-Meyilers, Osterberg, Lattig, and 'Evans are still in Joliet. W'hat's eeping t em? f TuesiJ?18T1-The lost have returned. Meyers has a broken nose. It looks a , oesn't it? I. Fri. 31-Mr. Moon weeps lustily for us in the assembly. iT . 158 L,....J.l ..-. ...H Calendar -- November, 1924 Sat. 1-Double victory over DeKalb, at-a- I Toes, Nov. 1+ boy! at-a-boy! Mon. 3-Everyone patiently waiting for three bells to ring, then Mr. Fulwider changes his mind! Tues. 4-Mock election held fifth hour in all classes. Karl Fuss votes for Andy Gump. Coolidge triumphs, probably due to L. Pack's speech. Mr. Kubitz refuses to ride to school with S. By- rum. Why??? Did Stan have some girls along? I Wed. Wed. 5-Assembly: Mr. Mclntire from the Lindo sings in place of Mr. Ful- wider who had promised he would sing for us. Laf offers the excuse gf that he has hurt his foot. Thurs. 6-Charles Pack starts training to rival Dempsey using Mr. Partridge to 2 practice on. Some how Mr. P. didn't prove a good sparring partner. Sat. 8-Our football team play at W. Au- rora. Both teams win by a large get Fri. Nov. H score. Nothing lesss than the cham- ri pionship will satisfy us. Mon. 10-Rain, umbrellas, and more rain. We adopt "Beat Rockford" for our slogan. Thurs. 13-Charlie Young carries Frances Brice a cross the street. Sir Walter Raleigh? I should say so. Fri. 14-Big Parade at 11:30. Snake dance 7 130. Fervent prayers for vic- tory tomorrow. Sat. 15-A day to be remembered as glor- ious through ages to come. We triumphed over Rockford in a double victory, thereby Winning a double championship. Joy runs Wild throughout the town. Mon. 17-Assembly at three o'clock in which all the boys talk. Matinee at four. Of course we had to celebrate our victory. Fri. 21--Miss Kumhera keeps whole eighth hour typing class until 4:15 because some one talked. Gee!! We thought she had a heart! Sat. 22--Last game of the season with Englewood High. Just another of our victories. Mon. 24-Football squad leave for Eastern trip. Farewell Assembly. The best o'1uck! Tues. 25-Orange and Black girls give program assembly 5th hour. Take up collection for Thanksgiving baskets. Wed. 26-Eileen Cahill comes to school wearing a black sweater. Never mind Eileen, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Thurs. 27-Thanksgiving. We spend the afternoon alternately praying and getting returns from the Ansonia game. We won! We knew they'd do it. Fri. g8TThanksgiving matinee, the second matinee in two Weeks-Oh oy. s we ? IQX Qxv 'r w 1 T lil ---'ft-"' Q 159 Calendar YTTXAINS FROM Among MON DEC ' JINGLQ ,U 'V-0 1 'S Xja x v :QE ef gg . 7-Se c J " if-14 al X , -nf" Q " ' f lQf. ...tf i t c : X X 4- 1 ' , ',- W 4 l ' : If M 5.LAwLes9 , December, 19 24 Mon. 1-Football men return from An- sonia. It's lucky there are no more games for us to win-weld swell up and burst. Wed. 3-Musical assembly, one of the best and noted violinists of the U. S. gave an excellent concert. Fri. 5-Dutch Trunck, as usual, tried to borrow an excuse blank and find some one to sign it for him. Mon. 8-A change in fourth hour charge teachers. Orlo Krell gets a permanent front seat. Yes, we have no notes fourth hour. Tues. 9-Operetta practice and "bibs" don't get along well together. Wed. 10-Mr. Zuppske, humorist, en- tertains the assembly. Even Mr. Fulwider and Miss Reitzell laughed. Thurs. 11-Operetta tonight and to- morrow night. Dorothy Frank: "Buy a ticket, its gorgeous." Fri. 12-Butch Borchers makes a big hit with his blacked face in the Operetta. Mon. 15-Good Speech Week. Lots of posters and good speeches. Assem- bly, good parade. Santa Claus and ever'thin'. Tues. 16-Cgeneral cryh "I've lost my tag." Thurs. 18-Miss Bryant is ill. The whole school misses her. Fri. 19-Gladys Steineke goes down town with galoshes on the wrong feet. Mon. 22-A long absent list. Wonder which way the excuses will read, "Waiting for Santa Claus", or "Needed at home." Tues. 23-Matinee dance. Alumni much in evidence. Everybody happy --No school for two weeks! Fri. 26-Basketball season begins. We have a dashing, victory over Bel- videre. 160 'N'-ef ---ew .VA . 'fy 'Qu -..aa Xia -eiC...agNs. af if." 2 LTL ,. f Calendar -- January, 1925 Fri. 2-Basket Ball Game. Rockford vs Freeport. Lights lose, heavies win. lg QFR'-JAN--3 Mon. 5-The assembly is blessed with a iw V shower, much to the discomfort of ev- ,7 I N U eryone. Q X MQ !! Tues. 6-Rebecca Hoy breaks her beads Gif " ' f -f b 4 in second hour charge. Sounds like a S M QX game of marbles. ,Y :gf Wed. 7-Miss Hancock locks Mr. McLean 41" in room 29. Much speculation as to whether it was mistake or not. ' E :gf Fri. 9-Hazen Hunter works cross word ""'i """ ' THUR I5 puzzles again in second hour. A x Mon. 12-Tom Nieman wins a prize at lQl jSi::-.N the Lindo for working the weekly Q """""" "" cross word puzzle. fl , 1.4 H I N Wed. 14-David Rowen comes to school , 10 on crtatches and informs us he is an . W 1 W ' 1nva1 . ff Thurs. 15-Assembly 5th hour. Treble lumix! ? . - ,.., Clef and Glee Club sing. Some war- ! lx W blers! . i f li Maul ' Fri. 16-We just beat Elgin-oh well, a gp, ff x FRI. -30 miss is as good as a mile. xx 3' ', so Tues. 20--Miss Kumhera 6th hour Short- Nbimp ' 4,4 X hand: "Herbert, will you put that i'i" V ,V f X magazine away? My cross words 9919: S don't fit in well with that puzzle." ,oyf gf 52 .2 W , Wed. 21-Last day of the semester. Half fi- , 1A N the struggle's over! A,.,',1 IIIKIIAKAIII M Thurs. 22-Miss Bryant, to Vernon Fry 1 "" I """" E v Y ' Y'V' who has just written poem: "What ZA meter did you use ?" Vernon in stage whisper to neighbor: "Gas meter!" Fri. 23--Freeport vs Beloit. Wheel We won! Mon. 26-First day of new semester. Halls are crowded with children- they get smaller every year! Wed. 28-Miss Bryant: "Devore, describe Ophelia. Come on now, you haven't impressed me as bashful yet." Wonder how Miss Bryant knows! Thurs. 29-Sophie Weber thinks the clock in the shorthand room is the "coo-coo-est" thing on the map. Fri. 30-Big assembly. Some of the best cheering of the year. Play Elgin-just another of our victories! 161 --A r---J ev. t, PWA Eff S-ff"'u MJ" X 'QA 54 - N ---. ., . -.-...-.--.,. 1 .1 ,,f"q-.r,2,i,fGmf jvc M" """" Q Mi..Tfx.-.i4cj,,.iY.. ...TVN V. f4'e"1-M-.fZf.r --..1-. ..,xj Calendar -- February, 1925 Mon. 2-Polaris Drive begins with assem- , THURSFEB. bly. Drive on! ,val 585153 5 Tues. 3-Mr. Fulwider captures two Freshmen who are trying to skip. They're cured-until next time! Wed. 4-Devore Hitchner informs us that X all girls disappointed in love go to fftftififfffl 'TLA CO1'1V6I1tS. W ,ff Thurs. 5-Mr. Jackson takes Mr. Fulwid- Eg, f N er's class 3rd hour. Mr. J.: "I don't 'Q ,. believe there was any assignment to f ,l be given." ' FEB. Ken. Osterberg, "Don't worry about , g, IO that, we don't." Fri. 6-Junior Carnival tomorrow night. T 5 6. A-gg A Juniors say it's going to be a wow- g, U otlyeasew- well, we shall see, we shall see! gli:-5.9" Novus- Sat. 7-It was! f:.Ei1::gQIiix Mon. 9-Foy is considerably puffed up be- lgzgf' " 03 cause Eleanor was chosen queen of 355:59 ijfgili I the carnival. He always admitted he .gqtgfqy .. WA had good taste! T '54 Tuesinliigllgglf?O?h5a1!3SkilZZ'S?5QIii3'S UNFEBQ 5 Some people take awful chances. 460 I, Wed. 11-Laf tells his third hour class . ya , 100A that they are the dumbest class hes KX ff :inane ,i ever had. Well, wlho said they Weren t. N 5? ' Thur.?5nliZ1iii215.2?S. Sth hour' Mr' .,. Fri. 13fWest Aurora vs Freeport. We're ' J... . "' M0ngei?2hl1Sifdu1l3iflZln12llli Simlmgress- Ny I T men are longwinded just like some N 71 - N555 Seniors. We wonder why he cast a meaning glance at Dorothy Franks. Tues. 17-Sophomore long themes due. What a lot of excuses one can think up after two years practice. Thurs. 19-Report cards again. There's always something to take the joy out of life! Gray Dominoe plays howling success. Fri. 20-Rockford vs Freeport. Lights 22-19 our favor. Heavies 22-13 ditto. We feel sorry for Rockford-almost! . Mon. 23-Noted F. H. S. sheiks adopt bright red neckties. Very effective when worn with green, orange, or purple lumber jack shirts. Good Book Week Drive begins. The goal is fifteen hundred. Tues. 24-We thought Mr. Moon was in need of a dray when he appeared this noon loaded with books. Wed. 25-Books, books, books, and more books! Fri. 22-The end of the most successful book drive in the history of the sc oo. 162 .. - '- 1 f a . ji r.w.hv1. Ll 7-.- ' ,. s' Tv 'I - ,, VX, ,ff 'haw f nf Wm'W4 .. x . ', i-s...,L-4.,.l--H .. V -'A' VLA.: h --M,. j ', , ,g 'ILP af' Calendar -- March, 1925 Mon. 2-Miss Normile joins the ranks of SAT MHK.7 the bobbed. - hi W Tues. 3-Mr. Fulvvider asks Foy Matter to F C ZF confirm the statement that women are 395 1 a great inspiration. . LS Wed. 4-First Girl Graduate book seen in 4 ,- r the halls. '53 A Thurs. 5-Rena Stocks: "Wish I knew 127- something about History." . H X 1 Gm Smith: That Would .be nice! S ",'f gl Basketball tournament begins. S -ryugs, 0' " Fri. 6-The tournament continues. We're S mm. I9 sl still ahead-so far, so good. S gg Sat. 7--We won-vanquishing Rockford X 2? another time. E? ' 0 if .gm Mon. 9-Practice for sectional tourna- -55 g RQ.: ment begins. 5 ' Tues. 10-Group pictures taken for an- 'foi 5-if nual. Everybody was so modest we " X gi, A couldn't find enough for a front row. ' ' '75 2l,,,1i1" Wed. 11-"Covered Wagon" gang organ- 7755 - 50TH 7.1-li. ' ized with Fritz Steffen chief muleteer, SKETCHES ARE and John Daacon head accountant. OILECELAR MAQZIQ Thurxsv 12--Applicatnas for. the Ccgfereg - n ln. n x THQZQSTHE trialggiil g s 1 pouring ou 1 Fri. 13 - Heavy snow stormg Covered , Wagon prevented from going to Elgin. S' xii' They might have expected it-look 'QB 'ff what day it is' 51.5 1 A Sat. 14-Lost Sectional tournament to El- ? .Eg gin by one point. Gloom is prevalent. c N ,5.gLLZZlCj"2?,QQ Mon. 16-Miss Van Kessel to Maurice Mc- 53 X Clanatlian: "What does 'extinguish' Affwgess X Q'-V Inillean? P t t auricez " u ou ." Miss Van Kessel: "Use it in a sentence." Maurice: "Frances, extinguish the cat." Thurs. 19-Senior Class Play, "Captain Applejackf' We are all afraid to ' Bill Ascher, Ted Klatt and Dutch Trunck. go home alone after seeing Fri. 20-Miss Hancock: "Give an example of a substantive such as 'To be a teacher is painfulf " Bob Criddle: "To be a student is Worse!" Vacation begins. Glory be! M 23 We get up at twelve and go to bed ditto twelve hours later. on. - , Tues. 24-Our ease and comfort continues. Junior play tryout. Wed. 25--Ain't nature grand! Thurs. 26-It's wonderful to be lazy. Fri. 27-Gosh! Next Tuesday school begins. Mon. 30-Track practice starts. Even Charlie Pack and Dave Burrell run Tues. 31-Elizabeth: "Can you drive with one hand?" Quinter: "You bet I can." Elizabeth: "Then will you please pick up my handkerchief ?" 163 f l T ! 5 ! ! l I I l n ' l ,I R 'u v 2 i l 4 i i l 1 I effegmrreeq ix! J Calendar -- April, 1925 FRI. APR. 3 f ::: U Al l ug! .M rm FJM IQWLEBD Tues 'AVRQ8 ,x.?Qal I i i.f F ,Jap M .rI'. Q Q v 'iq 1- rife' Wed. 1-Wow! That April Fool edition! Thurs. 2-Lois Moersch phoning garage: "You'll have to come and get me, I've turned turtle!" Garage Man: "This is the garage, you want the aquarium." Fri. 3-Annual Band Concert: best ever. Tues. 7-Halls mobbed with Girl Gradu- ate books. Wed. 8-Bernard Rought sojourns to Ce- darville. We Wonder why. Thurs. 9-Honor Society luncheon and in- duction assembly. The insignificant mob decides they'd rather not be hon- ored if they have to sit up in the public view like that. Fri. 10-Amy Younglove and Esther Hall appear dressed in knickers after play- ing golf. Needless to say they had a large following. Mon. 13--Bob Sage: "Did you ever take chloroform ?" Kathrine S: "No who teaches it ?" Tues. 14-Ironing day. Wed. 15-Burton Rhode at last conde- scends to have his picture taken for the Polaris. Thurs. 16--Seniors decide on Commence- ment invitations. 17-Klatt was speaking without per- mission. Miss Hancock: "Ted, if you don't stop talking there will be fire works here in a minute." Fri. Tues. 21-Miss Johnson: "Got any thumb tacks ?" Bill Ascher: "No, but I got some finger nails." Wed. 22-Vades and Jay seen talking in the halls. How unusual! Thurs. 23-Dutch Trunck brings a dagger-need that much protection, Lucille '? Sat. 25-Inter-class track meet. Juniors victorious. Mon. 27-Spring Fever has attacked nearly everyone. Ted Klatt seems to have an acute case. Tues. 28-Rockford-Freeport relay race. Vast shortage on excuse blanks. We won, by golly, We Won! Wed. 29--Polaris gone to press. Editors seen in charge. Thurs. 30-Marsden Miller Wants a credit in Lit. Everyone laugh! 11621 F2 r' l i l r S TW' A 5 ' ' K -153 - - , . fA' " ln Calendar -- May, 1925 E Sat. 2-Invitation track meet here. We THURSVNAY 7 win. l yy QW Tues. 5-Red letter day. No one gets a 2 lyfg ffl? T front seat fourth hour. j llUlQ'fi g ,, Q 1 Thurs. 7-Mr. Ziebold: "What is steam?" l . '15 V M gf Q h Ozro Hill: "Steam is water gone crazy J a ., I A555 with the heat." 1 g ,g::y1rn:f1.- A l, IEEE, Sat. 9-Rockford-Freeport track meet I 'i 2 253 455555 here. Sweden moves to Freeport for 5 ,.6' Q ' the day. We win-naturally! J 'G TU55,MA7 ,9 Tues. 12-MissbJoh1Estci1n: 1"Fofreit, agengt youamem ero ISCBSS. na oo - ball game every man must get into E the game or the team will lose. It is Q g the same way in class." 3 'fi-1, Bun: "Pardon me, but Herb and I are 5 Q 3' subs." L Thurs. 14-Miss Moody: "Eugene, can you p . use the word "gruesome" in a sen- F -' . g -ww xi it lsulggne L.: "I broke my razor, and A didn't shave for a month and finally i if TUE5' gruesome whiskers!" a ' My 26 Tues. 19-Miss Salter: "Is there any grip , Q ' to this story of yours ?" Q i..,. CHECK David Rowen: "Yes its about the ff' mystery of a suit case!" I Qi X S Wed. 20-Mr. Jackson: "When did the Y .MX A thirteen colonies first get together?" 1 .Q l u . Lois Hanke: "At the Boston Tea l 'I f Party!" ' l' RH 5- Thurs. 21-Ken Schulz says: "The man ls ZQAMXX P1255 who counts in this world-is the 3 1 ' L S cashier." Mon. 25-Mr. Zeibold after discussing potassium for forty minutes, at V the close of the period announced, "Tomorrow I will take arsenic." Tues. 26-Esther Hall: "What do they call potatoes in Sweden ?" 7 Maryetta: "They don't call 'em. They dig 'em!" Thurs. 28-Mr. Fulwider: "Stop it! What are you boys hitting that boy I for ?" i Freshie: "He let us copy his algebra and it was all wrong? E l I l l 165 Calendar -- June, l925 KOMHERE KATIE ,' FRI. O'uNE 5 , 4. -gl ,iff- T45 R .. 9 . QHM - ' 6 ,g e as 9 c J X r ,. QNS - uf TO, 5 Ff- 699 MONJSUNE 8 A - E amps farms SP H 1 E 6 ,yon E 9 5 V 1 ' ' N0 L' AG an u 5 S on Pffrgu rave?-'I NITWS " Blu' in in ' 4 4 6 , 1 92 2 I " 1 lv in ' 11 TQ i if . i JE EPES-OZJTVE I6 t il' 535 M' 5 me " -EJ jf Tall 455 fill T il Wiliam Mon. 1-We decide to begin to study in order to at least get .8 credit in some- thing. Then too, We hate to leave a bad reputation behind us-some of us have to come back! 5-The wind has a picnic with David Rowen's straw hat. Last day for Seniors. Fri. Sun. 7-Baccalaureate. Mon. 8-Frances Hirst: "Yes, Lee Jones is quite the Interior Decorator, he dec- orates our parlor oftenlv Cup day. Cups handed out to lucky seniors. Tues. 9-Junior-Senior Banquet. Many a thrill is abroad in the Masonic Temple. Wed. 10-Class day. Prominent Seniors do their stui. Last tearful farewells. Thurs. 11-Commencement. George Bo- lender looks at his diploma to see if it's signed. 166 :: : , : :::: : is Wm-'K r vf-- we-get-We l wfff. , so 1 f l l l ll JOKES 1 3 w ins s, N ff H , 5 , I! , f - 1: 1:-4'9w.W i if ui 1 , , 0 fs ',3gQ?, lZ5"f3 f v In 2 ' ' f -aaf 'f"f"-ss 1 Wiiiiif 4 y I 4 2 f - , A-:nl I X giggfffgz ,ll3',-,'i5.:f5I :'22:Q5Qf.'fr-- ..x - A 'tiff 'iq s-JSE? illllll- 1s.n.Aw E s David Burrell: "Is this a first class restaurant ?" A: Waiter: "Yes, but we'll serve 5 you just the same." 1 . Mr. Jackson: "Hey, don't spit on the floor!" Bill Madden: "'Smatter - floor leak?" Karl Fuss: "Where's the funny paper?" 5 "Dutch" Trunck: "Funny pa- l per! Today ain't Sunday, I told 1 you not to take that bath last 1 night. l Esther Hall fin history classjz "Van Buren was upheld by his supporters." Mr. Anderson: "How is it, young man, I find you kissing my daugh- ter ?" Quinter Bere: "Oh, it's great, it's great!" I Mr. Cross: "Now, class, name 5 some of the lower animals starting i with Robert Rhynders. j S - l N l W A, Y, 1i 1 .HKU . i'?i,.7. .R:,Q'geLiw" r , ,,-. -T---1' - -- g.Xi 5 ..N---as-aozastt1.-::2:SSE:a5r:2-5.-.-., ' is , .,., r, r .B .,..,, ,W 'aim' 25' " -4 ---ii as-' ' s,.+,.,.Q, JE, A -z, 65:35, -'Iwi 5 - Q in f am, Y 545-fygt It ggi? f 5' Q: . es 4' y ' r "Butch" Borchers: "The first thing to do is to put on the emerg- ency brake." Eleanor Richter: "Why, I thought that came with the car!" ' F I i l 1 . r --,i,,,,,,. -,AA , 2 ... ---M .. B,,H,.,,,-,, .,.,,,,,.,,, ,I ,Q T: M112 X r' X JOKES vi N 'o E- , E' . , f f, nf , W N :zaf ff, X 'T 1 Q Pre: f rl ' vv Z- 1 Ag F4 K ':: ml .- l ll W 1 .,: tg 4. W Z ffl '17 r is Af, ,if 5 . fy if '1 ff f Q 'Dx I ' -1 ,. V Ls. ff W V i I , 4 QIANQS Gin Smith to dumfounded caddy: "Now I'll have my lip-stick, please I" Mr. McLean: "Collin, tell us about the Federal Reserve Act." Collin D.: "What show did you see it at ?" L Mr. Moon: "How can one's fear of the dark be overcome ?" Joe Sieffert: "By turning on the light." Miss Bryant: "Eugene, what do Q97 you know about Fielding . Eugene Chitty: "I never was a baseball fan!" "Monkey, ape, pig, skunk, eel, walrus, crawfish, cockroach, turtle" Martha Speer: "What's that, the nature study class ?" Annetta McDermott: "Oh no! That's Mr. Cross, our zoology teacher, going over his family tree!" Q ARGAIN coogreg 2 'SLIG TLY USED' Z 4 '10 i . V ' 'F 'll ,ffl LI rin 2 glen. mb - --11 Gigi - Wagtsyvea' ' 'M Q wiv! 46 1, LIU v' , ' ' 4 NW-g 29 - ""i ir:a4c. fm f Gladwin Tilden: "I want to buy a hat." Clerk: "What size do you wear ?" Gladwin: "I don't know, but I wear a number thirteen sock, will that help any ?" 168 l l ! V I , w l . s i 3 ,. in i il I E li i l l 1 I ii li l 3 i s l. ix it ll ,I F --'-'w- -'I ffm.. bp M -1 c , Q! 1 I g JOKES l i Y A Esther Hall not blushing every i f ,M CDO N0-r Em-ERW Qfla other minute? - fe - Lnsoanrany sm l D i 1 ALON E- 1 Mr. Moon not grinning? , ' : A , .1 ' -7 , if ,S iff Red McNary with black hair? l 3 John Daacon not giving advice? l i t 'I E 'iiienaifi:1Zl::'.S1Ef'wiv . ' ,5,mh,,,W ,fff M2l2 ?fgi1Qgg2.:5Qi,'i' ,A Dutch Trunck not looking for y , - mega fNHALE1'Q?iii" if some one to sign his excuses? , mms- !'!l!l!'! - : , Lvov ARi Linus sumgigu In 1 . i M fo5gf'f!!m,g,,E EERE' if George Morse present for a his- l .:,--S:-.. lgggggjgii tory test? if Bill Madden not hunting Anna? I !'!!!!i F Ralph Kachelhoifer playing foot- . ball? j' LaVerne Grellvvinning the schol- Mr. Cross: "I will now take a arship cup? I httle mtrlc amd-, The Weekly paper not broke? g Johnny WSiSh31'! UHUFYRYY H9 Paul Jones not Winning athletic i gave me forty on my test!" honors? i, Carl Fuss with a twenty eight 'Z waist? Q Can You Imagine- Foy Without Eleanor? i Ted Klart needing a hair cut? dirligbrby Criddle with his face ,A Z B rolliotrothy Sherney walking a tight S Q l Our teams without Hantz? f ai F. H. S. with a new gym? ,pr M . . f I The teachers giving 100 to ev- , 1 eryone? Q in fp N3 1 Dave Burrell smoking? 'fi S i , Miss Reitzell late to school? ,fs ,Q f Miss Cravens pepless? - on 'MCE X ffkl if . Iaaffinging usomewhere a Voice Pat Holmes fin charge! : "Order 5 is a ing. pleasey, 2 Marian Selby not dated up till Charlie Pack fabsentmindedlyj: ' who-knows-when? "Chocolate malted milk!" I l ly Y4......,,-....--, - ,. - ..,, . ,,.-.,- , -..-.1,f,,,, ,i,,, ,.-.,.,.--c, ,.,,,,,,,,. av- . Um W.. JOKES XX Joe C.: "Is Grell a loud dresser ?" Bill B.: "Is he! You should hear him hunting for his collar button." Members of the Gin Family- Oyx- Hydro- En- Nitro- Cotton- In- Slow- Dry- -Smith Remember way back when: Mr. Fulwider sported a mus- tache? Only farmers wore galoshes and they took them off before they got out of the spring Wagon? Girls wore long braids and rib- bons? 'Sodas were a nickel? When they first started to talk about a new high school? When street car fare was a jit? When everybody wore high shoes? When movies were only a nickel and Charlie Chaplin every Satur- day afternoon? 'T Sinkers Rhode: "Does your Mr. McLean, in history class: Watch tell time? 'What does A. D. mean ?" Ken Schulz: "No, you have to Bright frosh: "After dark!" look at it!" if 'sr ix A M NX, I ,... .. K A Rh ,' lay!! 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' Freeport Illinois An opportunity is offered you to have the SECOND NATIONAL BANK , lTo go to college Help you save money, elther , 2 To own your own busmess Comin In and Talk It Over With Us I fMember Federal Reserve Banking Systemj i 1 1 W 178 M J-T2 f STYLE and the STORE To know the tastes of Customers, to choose the proper inflection of the mode that may be properly attuned to the personality of each-that is the Style Merchandising Art. Expression of Fashion Without repression of Individu- ality is the thought We keep continuously before us in selec- tion and recommending attire to our patrons. Style dictates a Gay Radiant Spring. Where is the modern Woman who will not be lured with its High Vivid Colorings? Clothes for Men, Women and Children. WM. WALTON NEPHEWS Established 1858 C67 Years! LUTZ MOTOR CO. Lincoln W Fordson CARS 'TRUCICB 'TRACTORB W Authorized Sales '65 Service Opposite Court House Main 1470 nf w--V S H1 179 5 A lx ,.-ZT'TTW . Freeporfs Metropolitan Store Growing By-- Beiler Values Courfeous Service Qualify Merchandise S ll kemhor oitho DRY GooDs.CoA'I's . Surrs, MILLINERY A RUGS rnssvom' ur. "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 Oflice Supplies of All Kinds WAGNER'S OFFICE SUPPLY HOUSE Phone Main 389 12 W. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois 180 181 THE MODERN SUGAR BOWL Candy ' Ice Cream The Best Fountain Service in the West Table Service WINTER'S CONFECTIONERY l 213 W. Stephenson St. State Bank of Freeport Capital and Surplus over One-Half Million Dollars D A Strong and Progressive Bank Open Your Savings Account with this Bank Your Business will be Appreciated 182 G ----, - , - --,.. M., 'I XX -f-1--C D , THE CREAM OF GOOD TASTE FREEPORT DAIRY T25 PRODUCE CO ' Preeport's Leading Hotel SENATE I A QUICK SERVICE BOSTON LUNCH Open Day and Night Opp te Post Of'Hce T th T t thtTellstheT1 183 Eat Wagimergs Hee Gas is the Faultless Fuel - FOR f Water Heating, Cooking, Laundry Work, Clothes Drying, Ironing, Heating the House, Burning Garbage, The Fire Place Freeport Gas Company Harry Moogk Julius C. Meisenbach MOOGK 8 MEISENBACH DRUGGISTS Telephone Main 29 22-24 S. Chicago Avenue I 1 J? 0 ESTABLISHED l857 FURNITURE-RUGS-'DRAPERIES 201-207 West Main Street SPURGEON' A 'f re Popular Price Stores X .lf ' e s X t our ervl ' s'roREs IN 19 cmi-:s 6 4 SAVE in F REEPORT at SPURGEON'S 16 W. Stephenson Street Phone: Main 454 184 Cream an Ellis Good PICK YOUR CAR-PICK YOUR CAR." On a dark and "Willys-Knight," a "Pathfinder" set out to locate the "Chev- rolet," and on his way he was required to "Ford" the "Hudson" and "Dodge" "Overland" in his wish to make a "Paige" in history. But with a load of "Sax- on's" he was struck by a "Pierce-Arrow," and knocked "Coles," A "Case" for "Elgin," we say. - 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 FA. YT 42.151, L5,i1sa-,lf ?f A2 ii? ggLaRff6zvfs..Op ,eai i .a,f lib? FREEiaivT.lLL. - S-Zuni LUMBER CO. ,, 185 s 4 f 1 L. Qs 52 H IE PI 35 ii H I! 5 15 I, IQ Agi I: I 5 N Y 1 Tu. 'lv I F F E I ,i Qi 4 E, ji I . JE U ul 2. If gif V x z 5 r 186 1 - XL x I' Phone Main 758 'PA P' I Ti TCD 'TIEFXINVV EEUPQ ll W Ji .L 9 f51.BL.sNEs .901 -V 17- -NCOHPDMYED 'fm G commsncuu. womc CA-mrocs-Aovem-:sins 18 West Exchange St. FREEPORT, ILLINOIS Illinois Northern Utilities Company 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 ln Service. Each is equally responsible for the success of the service. STEPHENSON COUNTY TELEPHONE COMPANY , Where your demand for Fashion Correct- ness in wearing apparel is answered A. -C. EMRICH Stephenson Street at Chicago Avenue Representing Thos. E. Wilson Co. Famous Sporting Goods Line Baseball, Football, Basket Ball and Track Equipment "Everything to help your game" A full line of Fishing Tackle Bathing and Swimming Suits "Caterers to your joy" E. M. HARNISH 24 E. Stephenson Street There was a man in Lunnon Town An' 'e was wonderous wise, 'E took 'is little shyvin brush, An' lather orl 'is fyce. An' w'en 'e saw the soap was on, Wis orl 'is might an' main, 'E took 'is little ryzor up, An' shyved it orf a gayne. 187 , .Qi my le 11 I! W a W W W WW W Wx If W W W I I W W 'W es WW W W W W WW W i. Q, W W WW W, W W A it-wulii ' fQIf1fIIlllTX X Q X ' X x ffilf"h" ""' if.1'Q,ii1T?l X,.....-..f , .. 'Til ffl 'HX I A SWARTZ '65 CRAWFORD Prescription Druggists Exclusive sale of S. Sz C. Remedies New Eversharps Parker and Waterman Fountain Pens Opposite Court House Freeport, Illinois BILLERBECK'S BAKERY SERVICE Aims for Achievement M6H,S and Young Men's Outfitter 7645? 9 W. Stephenson Street RADIO---Only the Best Electric Wiring - the Better Kind Ridgway Electric Co. CHARLES DEMETER The Quality Store for Wall Paper, Paint, Glass, Artistic Material 217 W. Stephenson St. Phone Main 441 C. F. HILDRETH CO. Leaders in INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE 227 W. Stephenson Street Phone Main 282 Miss Davenport fOn N. Y. Breakwa- terl-"And did they put those rocks way to the bottom of the ocean?" Kind Man-"No, Madam, they left two inches for the fish to swim under." GEO. A. CARROLL '55 CO. Clothing and Furnishings For Men and Young Men 189 . Q . I l il l 1 A ll ll , ,. ii li tl tl l l li 1 ,E 14 I . A V ii M il V, ei I ,V li I O A 4 . 1 1 .l 'v i . l I l I 1 '-M" 'A "Will, J 226 f , . T p 1 li . , 1 ' ll 14 F. A. READ CO. 9 Dry Goods, Ladies' Apparel, Millinery, 1 Draperies, Rugs The Best Place to Shop After All "A Good Place to do Your Trading" Eastman Kodaks, Amateur Finishing, Drugs, , 1 Stationery and Sundries f EMMERT DRUG COMPANY I 15 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, Illinois V Phones: Main 85 - 261 ' FREIDAG MFG. co. fl "Good Judgment is the Result of Experience. l 5 Experience is the Result of Poor J udgmentf' 4 I 1 1 FREIDAG MFG. CO., FREEPORT, ILL. ,J A Toys, Hardware, Golf Course Equipment, Castings 1 l J. C. PENNY CO. A 571 Department Stores l I Our New Location 16-18 Stephenson St. Ready-to-Wear, Shoes, Dry Goods, Millinery, Men's and Boy's Clothing l and Furnishing Goods F A Bgnn Home Bakery Fred Steffen-"Gosh! I haven't slept i , for days." ' place to get Good Bread and Pastries Eileen-HATE you Sick Fritzr, L Phone yourlvpgilerlggsrwe deliver Fritz-UNO, I Sleep nightsy, l 5 Freeport Dye Works Schmelzle Y5 Sons l CLEANERS and DYERS Painters and Decorators I 218 W. Stephenson Street Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Glass, Etc. l Phone Main 1367 220 W. Stephenson Street Al. J. Schmelzle, Prop. l DVC..- ....... ., f M ..,. 1-.- ,,,r,..,M..4i1 190 f i ' Q Qi 0 ,wa , AL mr R lb in I I l s 'a ll it l l l I X I 1- he .CCC rrrr r ...Aix .N r JOHN F. TRUNCK DEALER IN Coal, Coke 26 Face Brick 202 East Douglas Street FREEPORT, ILLINOIS Phone Main 309 SANITARY LAUNDRY Try our Wet Wash - 25 pounds for 51.00 Phone 22 If you care for Style without Extravagance COME TO PRESCOTT '65 GOCHNAUR'S Ready-to-Wear and Millinery Exclusively COATS SUITS DRESSES Courteous Attention Assured Whether You Buy or not Miss Bryant-"What letter comes af- ter H?" Fresh-"I dunno!" Everything Good to Eat M1.ss Bryant- Well, what do I ,have on elther Slde of my nose? Fresh-"Freckles, Mam." LUEBBING BROS. GROCERIES ASK FOR BATAVIA BRAND For GOOD COAL Try THE H. A. HILLMER CO. Phone Main 43 220 E. Exchange St. C B k 8 C SAUSAGE COLD MEATS . CC CI' 0. Fred W. Brooks Fancy and Staple Groceries MEATS Phone M. 329 521 W. Galena Ave. Phone Main 760 553 N. Nursery Ave. ' 1 1 E 1 1 I I I I I w l l I l, 1, 192 . If' X rf r :UVM NX Q25 '26 if wyiizg r Y. Ar-NA .rg . xg.,-,dfkfffff ff Nw N, V .1 . 4- --1 - mx - --. Glfvnk ,,1 .,. -Q- MIDWAY CLEANERS Y5 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 PALACE CONFECTIONERY For your choice home-made Candies, Ice Creams and Light Lunches THE BILGER STUDIO 12 South Galena Avenue, Freeport, Ill. Phone Main 1318 Photographs, Frames, Copies, Enlargements Greeting Cards for all Occasions STYLISH SHOES C. A. MOERS That Fit Correctly Opposite Court House John Schwarz 3 Sons Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Wall Paper, Paints, Oils, Varnish, Colored Visors, Windshields, Glass for Sedans and Coupes 24 E. Main Street, Freeport, Illinois Padberg The Printer Mri1ZeaboLd-"gf you weighed 95 lbs. on t e eart an were transferred to Superlor Job Prmtmg the moon, you would weigh one-sixth as Phone Main 325 much," 118 N. Chicago Ave., Freeport, Ill. Jane Borgmier-"Me for the moon!" "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 193 , I -W I I I I I I I I I I I . I I Gold Chord Brand Foods -May be Equalled -Not Excelled "Ask your Grocer" Guyer 25 Calkins Co. SUNDAES CANDIES SODAS HANNAIE-EES BILLIARDS MALTED MILKS MILK FRAPPES 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 STEPHENSON COUNTY BANK Capital and Surplus S200,000.00 3? Interest Paid on Savings Accounts and Time Certificates We Solicit Your Patronage 195 II II I I I I I I i I I II :I I I I I I I III , N , 1.-.Lf j......... xx . in .s..-,.Q--,.,....,.-W. A- - ,f 4 f at lliillllilllt l . lillliil Service and Quality Know no Price Before investing in a Watch-May We show you our Extensive Stock of Quality Watches? ROBERT G. LUECKE, 10 E. MAIN ST., FREEPORT, ILL. , HERMSMEIER BROS. GROCERIES gl MEATS ' Phones 473, 188, 189, 190 5 27-29 W. Main St. i F Estfggfhed Bauscher Bros. Floral Market, Inc. Incofgggated E "Freeport's Leading Florists" Store, 20 S. Chicago Ave. 100,000 Square Feet of Glass Greenhouse, Bauscherville f Phones, Main 374-960 Member 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. BENGSTCNS Z GESSNER'S --You ww W- For Good Candies, Sodas and v 16 So. Chicago Ave. T. Klatt-"What's worse than rainingi l cats and doggy, J. D. Wheat '65 Son ' Joe Straub--"I dunno." Teddy K.-"Hailing street cars." DRY GOODS Union Loan 8 Savings Association i "The Home of Systematic Saving" 212 West Stephenson Street w I 1 196 MQ Q QR W ffl T V 1 r , l , 3 1 . f l l 1 3 i I a U ll E i l Q E.......,,.., , ,,i-.,, ,i .- if-ffm .-.rm- Mm Y 1 REMEMBER-- REAL ARTISTIC MILLINERY .Not Just "Hats" At SUMMERS HAT SHOP 21 West Stephenson St. DON'T SAY BREAD Hartmans' Camera Shop SAY Picture Framing and Kodak Finishing 17 So. Chicago Avenue ' FREEPORT, ILL. H. Rohkar, Proprietor Triangle Grocery "A Good Place to Trade" 606 SO, Galena Ave. fNear High Schoolj ,The Grocer, Phone Main 445 . QUALITY - SERVICE TWO Phones Mam 159 "The Sweetness of Low Price Never 3 E- Main St- Equals the Bitterness of Poor Quality" KO E IIDISGMSSISWK QI l "Its the Merchandise that Counts" Mr. Moon-f'Now,'Quinten, how would you start out selling a bath brush? How would you start to talk?" Q. Smith--"Try to show 'em how they'd look in the bath tub." EMERICK 'ES RINGER 5 W. Stephenson Street DIAMONDS - 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 stock, as it bears our own guarantee. War she denounced in every way, The thought of murder made her ill, And yet I see her day by day, That very maiden, rigged out to kill. Dr. B. R. Angstrom Chiropractor I State Bank Building Dr. S. F. Scarcliff Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Optometrist Phone Main 564 403 Tarbox Buildin 2' George F. Korf Counselor and Attorney-at-Law State Bank Bldg., Freeport, Ill. ,f 1' 4: , E33-1' . , N' ff vi, ' Q he cover for this annual was created by The DAVID J. MOLLOY CC. 2857 N. Western Avenue Chicago, Illinois Em, Malloy mae cw., nm. lm. mid: murk on :lu mi ua Stout Student CName withheld on requestj-"Can I go through this gate to the river?" ' I ' Clarence Wilson-"I guess so, a load of hay just went through this morning." SPECIAL ATTENTION C. P. GUENTHER YS CO. DRUGGISTS 115 W. Main St. Appreciate Your Patronage fa,-gg! X I XX, . HQU5:llQIlll:z::::aegfI"' o ' FIIEEPGIZTJLL. SPR1NG1f1ELD.ILL. 1 nocK1fo1zD,1LL. DES MGINESJA. STERLI.NG,ILL. sioux CITYJA. DAvrNPo1:fr.1A. RAVINGS OF THE ED'S. Next time we get a hair cut we think we'l1 get one like the janitor's, with a hole in the middle. The height of ignorance isn't necessarily trying to start the cuckoo clock with bird seed, but somwhere near it. Mark Antony may not have been a great poker player, but he held some pretty hands in his day, nevertheless. The Freeport Hardware Co. Jobbers and Retailers A k Y N , hb 16-18 West Main Street S our elg or Phone Main 286 Freeport, Ill. Stemper Music Shop "The Music Center of Freeport" 113 West Main Street 199 S E , i 200 'TZ '-Mfdf. -55:21 ,,'-- - iii! QQ . i ,cg tx 5 XXX , l A11 W VfQ.Qff 1.4. U X'QN.4',.C.,,,.gE.fIffFlf+c,:, 2...m,j' x..--..,. li. 1 ,-,.,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,-,,-,,-,MN-W ,A-,-,,-,,,,,. , Dr. Lou H. Matter Dentist Dr. Cara Duth Campbell Childrens Dentist 600 State Bank Bldg., Freeport, Ill. Burrell '66 James LAW orriciss Knowlton State Bank Building Freeport, Illinois Geo. Morse-"I've one more page to write yet, Mr. Fulwiderf' Mr. Fulwider-"Do you know what Saint Peter would tell you if you told him that? 'Go write it on Asbestos.' " Clarity E5 Vance Attorneys-at-Law 204-206 Second National Bank Bldg. Freeport, Illinois Dr. E. L. Griflith Dentist Gas, X-Ray and Nerve Blocking 502 State Bank Bldg., Freeport, Ill. Robert B. Mitchell Attorney-at-Law Opposite County Court House Freeport, Illinois Dave McNary-"Did you ever take F. H. Bowers ether?" Dentist L. Grell-"Nawg what hour does it second Nat'l Bank Bldg., Freeport, 111. come?" Dr. Ned A. Arganbrigbt Dentist 229 W. Main Street Freeport, Illinois D. Franks-"I hear that Eleanor keeps a diary of all her quarrels with Foy." Eileen C.-"I see, a sort of scrap book." Thurston Beauty Parlor Permanent Waving Law offices of Elwyn R. Shaw 115 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, Ill. Law oiiice of Pattison '25 Luney 307 Second National Bank Building Freeport, Illinois , WITH Q 'SEE 'T FITTED LASSES BY ' "' Shampooing Facials c's' Marceling Scalp Treatments B 1 FREQPSRT Paper Curling Manicuring ILLIN IS Hair Tinting and Bleaching Vogue Beauty Shop Helen Steffen 205 Tarbox Building' Telephone Main 1465 Freeport, Illinois Willdorff Beauty Shoppe Phones Odice Main 2064, Res. 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W ,,,, A ' , gg vw cPl10to fapners, Artists: and Makers of I ..r- Vgzi 1 3 ..,Ale7: ., f ,R Q Hhe flntmg Plates Jbrlifaclq of Goloff Q X Q ' ' - f f " -'fr '-,,:, X ,,"' I. ,. f :Qs-,,,,, 16 5 55' 'f e 5 as , -' f' .-:" 1,5 .,v, ..,,," ff' 52: :' H f.. fzmmu w ..v,. .. ,iss ,, ia air -- ' , 1, ,-iz, .,:. 5 V L iv- , " ii ' N I . , A A ' N V' ,. ., .. ,A A..-.. ,. ,,. ,. iv,r.,r.gi4WL:16LJ Xigpnbav.. . ,., ,, V V .. .. f. A. 2. 202 T' N JOKES TRADE MARKS ILLUSTRATED ' RAVINGS OF THE ED'S. "I'd walk a mile for a Camel."-La- Verne Grell. "Ask Dad, he knows."-David Burrel. "There's A Reason."-Miss Van Kessel. "They satisfy."--Eileen and Fritz. "Guaranteed not to shrink."-Billy Brooks. "The best thing on wheels."-Keye's Ford. "A skin you love to touch.-?????? "His Master's Voice."-Mr. Jackson. "Our patented process fixes that."- Pat Holmes. "Obey that impulse."-Eleandr Richter. "Ask the man who cares."-Lucille Pack. "Fine proof throughout."-Mr. L. A. Fulwider. "Fresh from the factory."--Guess. H57 Varieties."-The Faculty. "The Gold Dust Twins."-Bill and Tom. Mr. Jackson-"What was the last thing Napoleon did?" Ted Klatt-"Died, I guess!" Dedicated to ,LaVerne Grell-The saddest words of tongue or pen, are these,-"I flunked again." Our Hy-Y President says-"Don't do as I do--Do as I say." Bright Freshman Qin Mr. Mensen- kamp's classy-"Kin I erase the board?" Don Bennett fin Geom.J-"Well, I'd make a circle about six feet square." Sunday School Teacher-"Tell about Samson." Gin. Smith-"He started bobbed hair." Mr. Ziebold-"Which side of the car is the differential under?" Lorraine Wagner-"The West side." Mr. McClean Cin Historyj-"What does A. D. mean?" Bright Frsh.-"After Dark." Only the speed demon who is always before the Judge can be said to be hav- ing a fine time. Have you heard of the guy who was told to order a course dinner, and asked for bran mufiins? Our idea of a sound man is a cheer leader. When a gold fish gets married for the first time, could you call it a golden wedding? "You ain't what you were cracked up to be," said the pitcher to the ice on the second day. As the drawing student said, "I ain't a king but I can rule." Only a seasoned football player knows how much better it is to give than to receive. Speaking of strong men, I heard a guy say he saw a man tear up Main Street and turn the corner. "The Spring is here!" cried the poet, as he took the back off his Ingersolll. Alas, the one thing you can't get vac- cinated against is the itch to pass the other car. Many a true word is spoken through false teeth. Our idea of hard luck is when a man works for his board and then loses his appetite. A year ago it was the bobbed hair craze that was growing, now its the hair. There's nothing exciting happening, but it may be,of interest to know that George Washington's dead. F. Steffen-"Remember when we first met in the revolving door at the post ofF1ce?" Eileen C.-"But that wasn't the first time we met." Fritz S.-"Well, that's when we began going around together." Mr. Ziebold-"If you stand on the South Pole at 12 o'clock noon and then turn around, it would be midnight." Pete McClanathan-"Oh, then we could turn around and stay in bed all of the time." X Alrtngraphz . if H . 1 5 FX 1 ' a A , J eva 0179 O 9 o n o o o 0 I I 0 0 o D 0 li o I J I. - Q. I G ' K' 0 J 62.4 . 0 Q o n 1 jfini ,2


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