Gardena High School - El Arador Yearbook (Gardena, CA)

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IE I AraJinr 1 H 3 1 Qiariptta Btglj rlynnl Dedication To the spirit of adventure, of discovery and daring:, personified by the sea, we dedicate our 1931 El Arador— to the romance, the glamour and mystery in the rough roar of the tides and sparking foam, in the raving tempests and after-calm, the whistling sea- winds and screaming gulls, the shining, tossing, dark waters and plunging ships. To the sea ' s perfect order and harmony we aspire, and for " the will to do, the soul to dare " that we may strive, discover, and attain. Kindred FIRST PRIZE STORY One can never think of her apart from the sea — and I, who knew her well, can never smell the salt tang of the ocean or hear waves beating upon the shore, but her memory, sharp and poignant, grips my heart. She was quite glorious when I knew her first. At any rate, I thought her glorious. She lived in a small fishing town in New England. Her father, a person one never saw, was first mate on a whaling vessel, and her mother was a nonentity. She had quantities of brothers and sisters, younger than she, who were also nonentities. Her name was Seena Owen. My uncle, a scientific man, had rented a cottajfe in this village, rather removed from any super-abundance of human- ity, to study crabs and jelly-fish and sea-things for another of his ponderous, and uninteresting scientific volumes. I was fourteen at the time, and my kindly, be-spectacied and ab- sent-minded uncle, who had taken a fancy to me, asked to have me accompany him. I was eager to do so; 1 wnuld undoubtedly have a good time, if only by reason of his ab- sent-mindedness. Boys of fourteen can usually find a variety of things to do when their sole guardian is an absent-minded, kindly, be-spectacled scientific man. When I first saw Seena Owen I considered her beautiful. I rather compliment myself on my daring originality in this, for every one else in the village thought her very unpreposs- essing in appearance. She was tall, she was lank, and she was divinely graceful. She carried herself like a queen, but all un- consciously. Her hair was a pale, light color, very long, and she usually wore it unbound, flowing down her back. I thought of sea-weed. Her eyes were a clear, translucent green, sea- colored. Her face was sullen, brooding. There was a curious, intense aliveness about her, a white flame burning behind her eyes. I noticed her first when I accompanied my uncle on a little walk down the beach, in search of sea flora and fauna. We were about three miles from the village. Seena was there, standing on the sand, the sea wind whipping her dress back, blowing her hair. Her queer green eyes, unsheltered from the sun and wind, gazed off across the unquiet waters. She Has beautiful thus-1 stopped short to look at her. She should have been a figure carved on the prow of some gallant sea-going vessel—a Viking ship. I had an uncanny feeling that that was what she had been once. She was perfectly oblivious of us, and my uncle was oblivious of her He would have thought noth- ing of seeing a sea-nymph, or a mermaid, or Ai hrodite aris- ing from the waves. We went quietly past, behind her, but while my uncle was searching for sea life, I stole back concealed among the sand dunes, and watched her. She was still as I had seen her first, still gazing out to sea. I wished passionately at that moment that I were an artist, to paint her as I saw her— to immonalize that brave figure. She seemed kindred to the sea. Suddenly she turned and looked sharply at me. I knew that she knew 1 had been there, watching her. She did not smile. She turned away again and started walking toward the village. I had offended her, I had intruded upon her sacred solitude, her communion. Later, queerly enough, we became friends. I do not under- stand it, unless perhaps it was because I knew her a little better than any one else ever had. Only a very little better, how- ever. Mine was the only human companionship — if 1 may call it that — that she had ever known. But, somehow, she was not dependent upon human companionship. She, herself, 1 felt, was not quite human. She did not need sympathy, or understanding, or friendship. She needed nothing but the sea; she was dependent upon that — it was her life. One reason, I think, that she liked me — better, tolerated me was that 1 was content to sit beside her when she com- muned with the sea, quietly, not breaking the charm. She was never conscious of me then. Sometimes her lips would move; she would repeat something rhythmically under her breath. Perhaps she was repeating a poem. Perhaps the im- pression came to me — she was chanting an old rune in some strange tongue. When she was younger the people of the village thought her merely " a queer little tyke. " Now she was a young woman, and they began to look upon her with suspicion. I heard it whispered that she ■as a witch. Old beliefs, old super- stitions, die hard in little, out-of-the-v ay New England villages. One night 1 shall never forget. iVIy uncle was putting his notes in order, and would remain lost to the world until, per- haps, the next morning. There was a storm far out. The sea was terrible; there was a strong wind. Seena and I silently walked up the beach. She seemed to be glorying in the raging of the wind and sea. VVe stopped when we reached the top of a high cliff, directly over the water. It was the wildest night 1 had ever known. The sea seemed actually, diabollically, human, rav- enous, reaching. 1 hated it. Soena gloried in it — in its power, its strength, its invincibility. VVe stood silent. I had the impression that if 1 spoke to her she would not hear me . Thinking back on it, it seems we stood thus an age. Everything--the sky, the sea, the wind, was black and terrible. Seena was inspired; she was triumphant. She was not a woman; she was a creature of the sea. For the first time 1 was afraid of her. She seemed so elemental— so ageless— so inhuman. The villagers ' words echoed through my mind— " She is a witch. " Then, almost unnoticeably, she stepped forward, toward the edge of the cliff— toward the tossing, menacing, black sea. A cold, unthinking terror gripped me. My impression did not form into thought before I could think I had seized her arm- I felt surely that she had meant to throw herself into the seething, eager waters. At my touch she turned, and her eyes were wild and black and stormy— like the sea. Her eyes held me. I knew that she could shake off my puny human strength lightly, if she would. She was, like the sea, omnipotent. Then the moment was gone. Her intent had passed from her, leaving her rather bewildered, dazed. " We ' d better go home, " I said, awkwardly. She did not answer. We w ent back silently, as we had come; but there was a difference. She seemed more human than ever before, in her bewilderment. Now 1 knew that she did not understand herself, that she was, for the first time, even slight- ly concious of herself. And I knew that she was alarmed and frightened at what she found. I was rather reluctant to see Seena again the next day, but I was also curious. I wondered whether she would be changed. As it happened, I did not see her the next day. My uncle, having collected enough material, folded his tent.s and silently stole away, taking me with him. I never saw her again. Some years later I came back to the village, purposely to see her She was not there- Her mother told nie that she had married, and living in Nebraska. The news stunned me. Seena, the child of the sea, living in Nebraska! It was ludicrous and ridiculous and unbelievable, and I would not believe it But when I realized it, when it became true tome, I saw the bitter tragedy. It would have been better, 1 thought, if she had cast herself into the sea that stormy night. I know she would have lived then — now she is dead. Seena away from her sea! I hope never to see her again- I want no other picture to take the place of the vibrant, living figure in my mind. Seena torn from her sea— her life! If she had been as I knew her, she would not have gone. She changed, I know. That night changed her; it revealed her to herself, and the realization frightened her. She went, thinking to break the bonds that bound her to the sea. She has found, I am sure, that it is impossible. Living things must fade— living things must die - - but what a cruel death ! I cannot quite under- stand why such people are born but to die. But perhaps they they do not die. Perhaps there is something of them that exists, in a way we do not know, afterward. — Throla Bach ' 32 Faculty and Administration Page Nine Mr. Whitely ' s Message rpHE THEME of the 1931 El Arador, I am told, I is to be the Sea and adventures incident to " sailing the main " . The stories and the cuts found throughout the book refer to the beauty and the pleasures of the sea as well as to its hardships and dangers. But whether on water or land we can see only PS far as the horizon ; beyond that we know nothing. Some by reason of inexperience and little faith may turn back at the evil omen of a red sunset. They are soon discouraged and frightened, but the man with a stout heart, a strong resolve and a belief in himself mav be a Columbus. Page Ten Miss Crump ' s Wish l ' All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by. " Page Eleven Faculty Departments The Librarian and Office Force The passengers that travel In the wide ocean where no paths are, Look up, and leave their conduct to a star. — Sir Howard Mr. J. H. Whitely Miss La Veta Crump Mrs. Evamae Bell Mrs. Hazel M. Whedon Mrs. Olive H. Leonard Miss Merle Peterson English and Drama How happy they. Who, from the toil and tumult of their lives, Steal to look down where nought but ocean strives. — Byron Miss Alice C. Roripaugh Mrs. Lorenna V. Keliher Mrs. Helen D. Walker Mrs. Florence Rumbaugh Miss Minnie F. Bramman Miss Edith Rice Mathematics In my mathematic ebb and flow. Giving a hint of that which changes not. ■ — Emerson Mr. H. F. Pinnell Mrs. Myril M. Maxfield Mr. Gordon Pheley Science Where the statue stood Of N-ewton with his prism and silent face. The marble index of a mind forever Voyaging ' thru strange seas of thought alone. — Wordsworth Mrs. Gerti-Lide Fairbanks Mr. John E. Pitman Mr. Victor Konigsmark Page Twelve Commercial Flaunt out, Oh sea, your separate flags of nations. — Whitman Mr. Frank D. Aid Mi.ss Ada E. Perry Miss Kathryn E. Ferguson Mrs. Vera DeSambad Mrs. Ethel P. Cattern Mechanic Arts And earth ' s builders shall span the illimitable deep. -Forbes Mr. Ora F. Glass Mr. Reginald Moore Mr. Harold C. McLendon Mr. Charles C. Loomis Mr. Warren Miller Social Science I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be, The first low wash of waves where soon Shall roll a human sea. — Whittier Miss Verona Stinehoff Mr. Lee Geyer Miss Helen Friebel Music When thy silver waves Make music in earth ' s dark and winding caves. — Proctor Mr. Robert Sargent Mrs. Carolyn Pearson Mr. Raymond D. Crawford Page Thirteen _ Domestic Science The sea is calm tonight. There is music in its lapping and food for thought. — Clemens Mrs. Sarah S. Scott Miss Frances L. Molony Miss Julia E. Miller Physical Education The torrent roar ' d; and we did ibutfet it With lusty sinews. — Shakespeare Mr. Wm. A. McGinnis Mr. George H. Freeman Miss Frances Stephan Miss Julienne Bayliss Art The book of nature, and the print Of beauty on the whispering sea. -Willis Mrs. Burah M. Voelker Miss Adeje C. Hagen Language To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. — Bryant Mrs. Margaret C. Costenbader Miss Albertine Pendleton Page fourteen Student Executive Organizations Page Fifteen student Conduct Committee First Semester Albert Boehlert Gwen Moreland Kathleen Kobata President Vice-President Secretary Second Semester Allan Hannah Lorene Groppe Lo ' s Sibley Advisers: Miss Stephan, Mr. Moore Agnes Anderson John Avedesian Beverly Cain Raymond Coy rhelma Cramer Miiry Crandall Connie Davenport Elizabeth Dickinson Bob Dixon Eugene Donnelly Robert Dool lola Dorsey George Forbes Mary Ellen Foster George Frye Vernon Harper Glenn Haslam Doris Kinsey Frank Laws Earl Munson Douglas Osborne Glen Parsons Noriene Poe Rebekah Rapier Danna Smith Muriel Smith Hugenia Snider Sam Takeuchi Ray Toomey Paul Tracy Myrtle Williams Harry Yanaga John Zaharis Pete Zaharis Page Sixteen jE.ituGU jm.-Hibn miCLirAHC Vage Seventeen First Semester Jean Robertson Verne Wenker Agnes Anderson Yoshio Kobata Marjorie Owen James Patterson Ed. Gibson The Lark Editor Assistant Ed. Boys ' Sports Editor Girls ' Sports Editor Exchange Editor Feature Ed. Subscription Manager Advertising Circulation Mechanical Foreman Second Semester Mary Alice Dwyer Juanita Eaton Frank Laws Lois Sibley Opal Burnside Theola Beech George Engle Virginia Kistler Paul Tracy Journalism Instructor, Mrs. Rumbaugh Printing Instructor, Mr. Miller Gladys Cogswell Mary Conner Maryon Dickinson Anna May George Ferol Greene Clifford Hall Reporters Virginia Harshaw Helen Howe Alsoria Jones Virginia Kepner Ruth Shepard Carroll Spear Woodrow Toomey Myrtle Williams Russell White Harry Yanaga Page Eighteen f Oliy yPORTr ' So T PJl ¥ JR. mCM EMLfm LT Jiie.i-IIGH rvPi T Page Nineteen Boys ' Union First Semester Clifford Hall Russell White Ray Foster Vernon Harper President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Adviser, Mr. Moore Second Semester George Frye Raymond Coy Lloyd White Vernon Harper Boys of the senior high school comprise] the Boys ' Union, and are indeed believers in union. The Whitely Field name arch and score board were erected by this organization. A dance for the Girls ' League and a banquet for Dads and Sons were two of the most interesting social events of the year. Page Twenty Girls ' League First Semester Carroll Spear Mary Conner Theola Beech President Vice-President Secretary Adviser, Mrs. Keliher Second Semester Beverly Cain Grace Luce Josephine Ahlberg School Friendship is the main object of the Girls ' League. In carrying out this ideal, May Day was taken over by the league, mothers of the senior high girls were given a tea, B7 " little sisters " were entertained at a garden party, and the Boys ' Union was given a dance with the appro- priate theme of the Olympic games. The year was considered a success in the light of fi ' iendmaking. Page Twenty-One September — Ship ahov! School starts! 13 Gardena! Rah! Yell Leader. 15 Girls ' basketball starts. 20 Lark editor chosen. 25 Students go to L. A. Tenn ' s Club. October — 9 " Little Sisters " circus party. 10 Boys ' Union-Girls ' League dance. 10 Beat Jordan, 12-0. 17 Whitely Field Name Arch erected. 17 New score board completed. 17 " Old Lady 31 " . 24 G. A. A. Hallowe ' en program. Ghosts ! 24 We break Bell, 19-0. 24 Beaux Arts Masque. 30 31 4 5 6 6 7 14 Senior Sweaters ! What fun ! Leuzinger downed, 13-6. November — 1 Senior B party at Stone ' s. Miss Roripaugh speaks to Girls ' League. Junior High Boys ' Association foi ' med. El Arador staff chosen. Basketball G. A. A. Spread. We battle Riis. Kipling assembly. 22 Commercial Club visits Huntington Librarv. 26 G. A. A. Playday at Narbonne. 26 First League basketball game. December — 1 Hockey season starts. 3 G. A. A. Playday at Torrance. Page Twenty-Two December — 4 Senior 4 5 5 6 12 12 24 January Mothers ' tea. School team beats seniors in football, 7-0. Football banquet. Van Herpen made capt. " Sparks " . G. A. A. " Ellis Island " Party. " Xmas Windows " . Casaba team plays Banning. Cheer goes out with Christmas baskets. First edition. 2 " Gym Office Press " . 9 Junior-Senior Prom. . 16 Faculty entertains seniors. 16 Election of school officers. 18 Baccalaureate. 20 Senior Breakfast. Boo Hoo! 20 New G. A. A. officers chosen. 20 Girls ' League officers. 21 Commencement. 23 What ho! Class Day! 23 Junior High graduation. 23 Gardena versus Riis. 23-24 " Strongheart " . 27 Bovs ' Union Officers chosen. 31 G. ' A. a. Griffith Park. February — 2 Volley Ball Week. 6 Boys ' Union dance, 3:15. 9 Speedball st ' rts 11 Junior Girls ' League Officers chosen. 13 Lincoln aud call. 20 Junior High " Hard Times " party. 20 Commercial Club party. Page ' iicciity-Three 6 6 February — 26 " Submerged " . 27 Visiting Day. March — 6 Spanish Club party. " Return of the Colonial Gentleman " . Girls ' League Garden party. 1.3 St. Patrick G. A. A. party. ' 19 G. A. A. speedball spread and initiation. 20 Mothers ' tea. 20 Japanese Club party. 27 Girls ' League-Boys ' Union dance. April — 7-27 Art Exhibit. 10 AlO party. 10 Shakespeare Contest. 17 G. A. A. party. 22 G. A. A. playday. 24 Drama aud call. 24 All Class party. 27 G. A. A. baseball starts. May— 1 May festiyal ! Spring has come ! 22 G. A. A. Aud Call. 22-24 Balboa trip. 29 Junior-Senior Prom. June — 5 Faculty reception. 11-12 Senior Play. 16 G. A. A. Senior breakfast. 17 Senior commencement. 18 Junior High graduation. 19 Class Day ! 19 Good ship G. H. S. docks. Pili L 1 u.:..;, 1 . THE SEA GYPSY 1 am fevered with the sunset, I am fretful with the bay, For the wander-thirst is on me And my soul is in Cathay. There ' s a schooner in the offing, With her topsails shot with fire, And my heart has gone aboard her For the Islands of Desire. I must forth again to-morrow ! With the sunset I must be Hull down on the trail of rapture In the wonder of the sea. —Richard Hovey My Sea Castles FIRST PRIZE POEM I shall build my castles up out of the sea, With its wealth of silver and gold. With the blue o f the sea shall be builded my walls, Frescoed walls with patterns in greens. And all the stairs shall be pathways of silver, Leading me on in my dreams With the silvery forth of the foam I ' ll landscape the gardens of my home. The gold of the sands Shall be my roof, Gathered from far off lands. And each grain shall its story tell, Mayhap of the Orient and china silks of jade, Or Italy and golden music flowing, Or the wild unconquered beauty of Africa, Or Spanish lads who their maidens serenade. Who knows - but each in turn shall tell to me. As I sit in my castle beneath the sea. The story of his own home. But none shall be so wild and free As my own blue castle beneath the sea. -Lucy Delight S ' 3I An Old Boat SECOND PRIZE POEM Where did it come from, that old boat on the sand . ' Have its white old broken planks seen adventure. ' Have they felt the gay tripping of light feet. Or the solid stalls of fishermen.? As the waves reach out for its bleached, half gone hulk, It keeps its stories of adventure and sinks deeper in the sand. — Rfbekah Rapier IV 32 Classes Piige Twenty-Nine MR. GEYER Boys ' Adviser URIEL " SMITH Pics. 2vCl ISS G. A% ecu tlvc Coui Y ' 29- ' 31 AtMl in (C. S. F.) Wni ssionei " Art SWdciit C " nd uct Cm •30- 3! CONNIE DAVENPO f V. Pres. Iil2 CMf Stud Dranta NCUib , BeauxVJwts Club Stirdaii Conduct C " s ' Union MAY y.-uWAuftrr ' Sec. .i?12 CliJss El_ rador StV ' 30- ' 31 yzr ft. S. F.) A; A. fi!cecutiMi? Board y- , j Ji(!pPres. Japfajese V Club j ■■ ifrsity Club ' 30 ' 29- ' 31 Basketball ' 2q- ' 3i MISS HAGEN Girls ' Adviser EORGE FRYE res. Senior Class Boys ' Union Strf3e« Conduct Com. Bi H »r Vrh-C lub Track EVONNE ECK.ERT Commissioner of Affairs Commissioner of Arts Sec. Girls ' League Pres. All Class C. A. A. Swimining Spring Class — Seniors Page Thirty AGNES ANDERSON Pres. G. A. A. Lark Editor ' 30 Pres. Spanish Club Asst. Editor El Aradnr ' 31 Athenian FRANK LAWS Basketball ' 27- ' 31 Debate Championship Team Interscholastic Debate Championship Tennis Team Student Conduct Com. ANITA ALBERTONI Athenian Sec. World Friendsliip Club Spanish Club Girls ' League Executive ' 29 Treas. All Class VIRGINIA KISTLER Pres. henian Society Lark-flSWc»tisIng Mgr. Pres.rBcij x rts Club Pres. W 4i Frici ship Club G. A. A. Exel tive Board EARL MUNSON Beaux Arts Clu Drama Club Baskctb, Student Conduct C ' Tennis LORENE El Anidlr T ' 31 G. AjpSv. Exifutive igue s. jtudcnt iduct Committee Ush? Page Thirty-One vy GLENN HASLAM Student Conduct Boys ' Union Executiv Baskctb.Tll ' 29- ' 31 Fire Crew Baseball MALV ' ENA E Prcs Sec. vj ' J wsM ' JU lA ■ Beaux Arts C ur t p World Fricntishipj Prcs. Bll Cl.i STELLA COLLINS Commcrci.il Club Pre!s Club World FriendshiD Club A G. A. A. ' " Girls ' Leasrue GLENN PARSONS j " The Brat " d r " Lombardi Ltd U. Baseball ' 30- ' 31 ' - - Boys ' Union Executive Departmental Honors TAKEKO OGO Athenian {C. S. F.) Asst. Ed. Lark ' 3(1 Debate ' 3n- ' 31 EI Arador Staff ' 31 Constitutional Contest ' 30 Page Thirty-Two jA f ETHEL PERRV El .Arador Staff ' 3fl- ' 31 Sec. Beiux Arts Club Pres. Beaux Arts Club G. A. A. Dr; ' mn Club LE ROV GRAY Varsity Club Boys ' Union Work Committee Usher Basketball ' 30- ' 3I Track ' 30- ' 31 1 lS;fiIBL rnVLLlS;fiIBLE PH(K ' iCUib (J«ux ) rts Club jilakeJu ' p Girl Vorld Friendship Club G. A. A. IIE EN " MIEj ENETTE ,n ' . P« . Beaux Arts cwV Vl V. Mes. Drama Club " m Brat " " Captain .Applejack " G. A. A. vou Sp.uii Club ' 30 Frack 4- " ' 3(1 orld iViendship Club AU r HUGENIA fcNIDER DramaXlub G. A. A. Sec. Beaux Arts Club " The Brat " World Friendship Club RAY FOSTER Prcs. Boys ' Glee Club ' 30 Sec. Boys Union ' 3il Prcs. All Class Basketball ' 29 Orchestra JOHN .AYALA Spanish Club Yell Leader ' 29 Ben Franklin Cluh Glee Club Basketball ' 28 LORRAINE DORSEY Pres. French Club ' 30 Secretaries ' Club G. A. A. Glee Club Orchestra Seniors Page Thirty-Three TARKEV KOBATA Washington High ' 31 Japanese Club IJnys ' Union IKO SUZUKI ' j ' es J.ipanese Club Sa j i? wr Japanese Club Spanish Cln World Friendshi ELIZARETH JUHASZ Commercial Club World Friendship Club Hall Guide ' 28 Glee Club Commercial Club Pla}- ' 30 HERBERT SMITJi j I J Mechanical Drawing ' Club l - Club J Bei ,Tranklin Club Union I ' cii c Tim ly-Fotir BEVERLY CAIN El Arador Business Mgr. ' 31 G. A. A. Executive Board Pres. Girls ' League Lark Advertising Mg Athenian Executive Beard JAMES PATTERSON Ben Franklin Club Press Club Track Beaux Arts Club Boys ' Union RICHARD COLE Mechanical Drawing Club Track Asst. M.$v. Basketball ' 30 : Boys ' Union FUJIKO HAYASHI Commercial Club Japanese Club G. A. A. Spanish Club World Friendship Club Seniors Page Thirty-Five MR. MOORE Bovs ' Adviser ANNA MAY GEORGE V. Pres. Senior Class Spanish Club " Strongheart " I ALBERT BOEHLERT First Place Shake- spearean Contest ' 3 ' . ' Commissioner of Athletics ' 30 " Strcmghearl " " The Brat " Football ESTHER FRAZER Pres. B12 Class Drama Club " Strongheart " Commercial Club G. A. A. YOSHIO KOBATA Commissioner of .Arts ' 29 Ctmimissioner of Safety ' 3(1 Pres. Japanese Club Athenian (C. S. F.) Student Body Ticket Manager Pugc Thirty-Six Winter Cla — Senio MISS RORIPAL ' GH Girls ' .Adviser -.TOOLD BLA K ' Pres. Senior. ' Class Eph ijl ' lviember LioiW Club Cup ComrRissioner of Safety ' 30 Football ' 30 MABEL ROBINSON Sec. Senior Class Commencement Speaker Drama Club Commercial Club Cashier ' 30 VERNE WENK.ER Pres. B12 Class Commissioner of Safety ' 30 Lark Sports Editor ' 31 Debate ' 30 Football ' 29- ' 30 K.AZU - CARROLL SPEAR Commissioner of Art 5 Pres. Girls ' Leagrue Sec. Dr.inia Club " Strongheart " Pres. G. A. A. FRED BURNS " Strongheirt " Drama Club Beaux Arts Club World Friendship Club Boys ' Union VERA BOWERMAN Beaux Arts Club Commercial Club World Frii-iidship Club G. A. A. Girls ' League JOHN AVEDESIAN Varsity Club Fire Crew Student Conduc; C ■ " Stronghcart " Football GWEN MORELAND V. Pres. Student C(»nduct Committee Pres. Glee Club Girls ' League Executive Board Drama Club G. A. A. RUSSELL WHITE Football Track Alt Marine League Q. n. Fire Crew " Strongheart " RUHV CUMMINGS Athenian Society ' 30 Drama Club " Strongheart " Cashier ' 30 Girls ' League C ' LIFKORD HALL Pres. Bo s ' Un Bask tball Kas iU ' h dow by Varsitv Club Jk ■ r.: HELEN ER G. A. A Glee Club ' 29 Drama Club Student Cimduct C mi, Girls ' League Q JST JOHN ZAFIARIS Fire Chief HimJ Gatfnian amt Ufher Boys ' Union Executive Sec. Varsity Club Hasketball Page Thirty-Seven WOODROW TOOMEY Commissioner of Affairs Football Captain ' 30 Spanish Club Baseball Basketball MARGARET O ' HAVER Athenian ' 30 Pres. BU Class G. A. A. Executive Board ' 30 V. Prcs. Girls ' League ' 30 Beaux Arts Club ALENE CLARK. Class Sec. ' 30 Beaux Arts Club Spanish Club Commercial Club G. A. A. HOWARD DUNHAM Glee Club Lark Staff ' 29 " Stri»ngheart " Bfivs L ' nlon FRANCES HENRY Class V. Pres. ' 30 Commercial Club Spanish Club World Friendship Club G. A. A. MAR.IORIE OWEN Commissioner of Welfare ' 30 Lark Editor ' 30 El Arador Staff ' 30 Sec. Drami Club ' 29 ' " Strongheart " CLARE WALLQUIST V. Pres. Glee Club ' 30 Drama Club " Strnngheart " Orchestra Band IVA CHAPMAN Class Sec. ' 29 Beaux Arts Club -5 . World Friendship Club Commerci.il Club G. A. A. HYLLIS HANSON L ' sher Commerci.il Club Spanish Club ' 29 World Friendship Club G. A. A. CHARLES SEVIER liuys ' Union Ben Franklin Club Press Club Seniors Page Thirty-Eight ELIZABETH DICKINSON CommenceniL-nt Speaker Student Conduct Co Drama Club Spanish Club G. A. A. SETSUO MASAKI Pres. Japanese Club Student Conduct dmi. Hoys ' Union Executive Press Club IJasketball KLI SOTO Press Club ' 27 Mechanical Drawing Spanish Club ' 30 liovs ' Union CUib ' 27 TOMIVO IMADA Athenian ' 3(1 Japanese Club Spanish Club World Friendship CIvib Girls ' League ROBERT DOOL IWAO NAK.AVAMA Page Thirty-Nine B-12 Class ACTIVE and energetic, the B12 class lives up to its motto " Always Ready " . Though small in number, it does have enthusiasm enough to put over its undertakings. The novel Junior-Senior Prom in January, an outstanding success, was proof of its ability. Advisers: Mrs. Maxfield, Mr. McLendon Girls ' Class Beverly Cain Helen Howe Takcko Ogo OFFICERS First Semester President V. P] ' esident Sec.-Treas. Boys ' Class Vernon Harper Ray Foster Second Semester President V. President- Secretary ...Mary Conner Edward Gibson Harrv Corea I ' age Forty M AY WE present the class of S ' 32? Composed of about seventy-five members, it meets once every week to prepare itself for Senior Class responsibilities and to promote friendliness and cooperation. The Prom, given in May, and the class assembly, with several class parties, were the main social events of the year. Advisers: Miss Stephan, Mrs. Costenbader, Mr. Glass, Mr. McGinn s First Semester Officers Ray Toomey President Heltn Margaret Garner V. President Paul Sturdivant Secretary Josephine Ahlberg Treasurer Sergeant-at-arms Second Semester George Forbes Helen Margaret Garner Norma Cain Herbert Sawyer Jack Dawson Page Forty-One ■i T B-11 Class HE Bll CLASS, now combined, has already held several parties and other social activities this year. The skating party and the taffy- pull were evidences of the class ' s ability to have a good time. First Semester Anna McCullough Mary Saunders Sybil Walker Sybil Walker Advisers : Mrs. Voelker, Mr. Pinnell Officers President V. President Secretary Treasurer Second Semester Melvin Cooper Ferol Greene Robert Holmes Eugene Donnelly Page Forty-Two .yU xx- " - y A-10 Class THOUGH formerly divided into four groups, the AlO class now meets in two groups. The boys ' classes meet for discussions and the girls ' groups for programs. The entire class has enjoyed several parties this spring. Adviser: Mrs. Walker First Semester Officers Myrtle Williams Alice Wener President Sec.-Treas. Second Semester Mardell Kuebler Noriene Poe -Ofi- Agnes Mae Eaton Peggy Hammond Adviser: Miss Molony President Sec.-Treas. Margaret Grace Florence Breckon Oliver Medicus Bill Lewis Advisers: Mrs. Keliher and Mr. Moore President Bill Lewis Sec.-Treas. John Turnbull Page Forty-Three B-10 Class ACTING as a body instead of in groups, as formerly, this class now meets once every week, for programs given alternately by the boys and girls. It already has learned the art of cooperation, so essential in higher classes. Advisers: Mr. Loomis, Miss Friebel First Semester Marshall Phebus Dorothy Harrison Clyde Perry Allan Harper Officers President V. President Secretary Treasurer Second Semester Eddie Tepper Don Wood John Medicus Marshall Phebus Page Forty-Four A SEA DIRGE From Tht Ttmpeit Full fathom five thy father lies: Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Hark! now I hear them, — Ding, dong, bell. — Wtlliam Shakespeare Sailing South SECOND PRIZE STORY Different seas and different skies! Summer seas near shores begirt with palm. We were in the Spanish Main, sailing south venturing into the romantic seas of our earth, where pieces of eight are vaguely supposed to be the ruling currency. We steamed through one of these romantic seas, the Caribbean, under a tropic sun, fanned always by the trade winds. Never had I seen water more blue. It seemed a fit background for the schools of flying fish which go skimming away across the waves, scales gleaming in the sun and grace unspeakable in every movement. We passed lovely and peaceful days, watching the sea, the fish, the distant shore. As I awoke one morning I became aware of an incredibly splendid star. It was low on the horizon, and it glared like an enormous headlight in the first flush of dawn. Over in the East could be seen masses of tumbling mountains — the extreme northwestern end of the Republic of Panama. The island of my destination lay before us with its strip of yellow sand followed immediately by the dense growth of tropic jungle. One or two rocks, fantastically carved by centuries of wind and wave, stood up out of the water. Bearing down on us from this strange place was a piratical- looking sloop all loaded down with gypsy men. It seemed they were having a political meeting and the effect was very queer. All were gesturing madly and speaking rapidly as only a Span- iard can. ' Viva! Viva! " could be heard as the craft rounded our boat twice. This was the type of inhabitants of Bocas de Toro where I was to stay for the next month! The lagoon where we an- chored revealed numerous islands, all story book islands in their loveliness, and their immediately surrounding hills, cov- ered with dense jungle. As I bade " Adios " to my friend on board, the sun went down in a glow of sea-gold and crimson. Darkness came overthe lagoon—the remote stars appeared— and then the moon, trailing a rippling scarf of silver on the tropical sea. To me it meant mystery— adventure on a strange island in a still stranger sea. — Firginia KhtUr S ' 31 Fine Arts Page Forty-Nine " Submerged " A very different and difficult piece of work was attempted in " Submerged " , a one-act play with a cast made up entirely of men. The play dealt with a tremendo usly dramatic situation — that of a submerged submarine containing six men, each a sepa- rate and distinct character, who will all perish in the submarine. Such a situation requires skillful, inspired, and delicate handling, and the cast, directed by Mrs. Walker, worked it out extremely well. Ro ' bert Holmes Brice, the Coward Glenn Parsons Dunn, the Lover Raymond Coy Jorgson, the Bully George Forbes Shaw, the Dreamer Douglas Osborne Eugene Donnelly Neb, the Cockney McAndrews, the Commander " Widow by Proxy " " Widow by Proxy " was one of the most outstanding plays ever produced by Gardena High School. Its success was due to the fast moving plot of the play, the clever lines, the excellent work of the cast and the stage arts departments, and the capable direction of Mrs. Walker. The leads, handled in a, truly professional manner by Phyllis Harvey and Jack Roc ' helle, were supported admirably !by the other memlbers ' of the cast. Gloria Grey Phyllis Harvey Dolores Pennington Helen Margaret Garner Stephen Pennington Jack Rochelle John Pennington Clifford Hall Sophronia Pennington Mary Alice Dwyer Angelica Pennington Betty Blanchard John C. Galloway Douglas Osborne Madame Gilligan Laurine Cope " Strongheart " " Strongheart, " the W ' 31 Senior play, is a powerful presentation of race barriers, in which William C. DeMille combines gay college life with tragedy. The leads were taken by Albert Boehlert, as Strongheart, and Carroll Spear as Dorothy Nelson. Others in the play were Marjorie Owen, Verne Wenker, Harold Black, Douglas Osborne, Clifford Hall, Fred Burns, Robert Dickson, Ruby Cummings, Esther Frazer, Howard Dunham, Clare Walk|uist, Anna May George, Mabel Robinson, Gwen Moreland, Glenn Parsons, Russe!l White, John Avedesian, Margaret O ' Haver, John Zaharis, George Forbes. The story is that of an Indian, Strong ' heart, the son .of a chief who has been sent to Columbia University (by his tribe, that he may return and impart the wisdom of the East to his own people. At college he falls in love with Dorothy Nelson, who returns his love. Everyone is aghast that an Indian should dare propose to an American girl, and Dorothy ' s brother strongly opposes the match. The play ends with a note of tragedy when Strongheart is called back to his people and is forbidden to bring Dorothy with him. Page Fifty Page Fifty-One Musical Organizations The Senior Orchestra The orchestra has finished another successful year. Directed by Mr. Sargent, it has contributed to numerous entertainments and deserves much credit for its untiring service. The members are: Etha Rowe Kepner, concert mistress; Marie Hennis, Ruth Shepard, Grace Murphy, Frances Olney, first violins; Cherry Lillian Eya, Milford Jones, second violins; Ray Foster, first trumpet; Muriel White, Henry Van Herpen, second trumpets; Richard Van Herpen, Agatha Nix, clarinets; Muriel .Smith, French horn; Virginia Kepner, cello; Raymond Withers, Kenneth Kaler, trombones; Mary Ellen Foster, bass viol; Mildred Moss, Lorraine Dorsey, Lois Sibley, pianists; Winifred Pitman, tuba. The Glee Club Gardiena possesses an excellent glee club, also under the direction of Mr. Sargent. On the several occasions that it has sung, it acquired merit for the ex cellence of the performance. Members of this year ' s glee club are: John Ayala, James Carter, Han-y Corea, Ray Foster, George Hamaji, Kenneth Kaler, Eddie Owen, Tom Tsukashima, Roy Warner, Harry Yanaga, Eugene Bach, Allen Nelson, LeGrand Conner, Howard Dunham, Frank Laws, Earl Munson, Yoshio Kobata, Woodrow Toomey, Clare Wallquist, Johnnie Zaharis, Lucy Delight, Helen Howe, Helen Honda, Helen Huffman, Dorothy Janssen, Doris Kinsey, Evonne Eckert, Malvena Evans, Eleanor Gardiner, Mamie Gennette, Lucille Hawkins, Virginia Kistler, Ramona Kloke, Mary Radisch, Hazel Robinson, Mabel Robinson, Miriam Stafford, Vera Wil«on, Dorothy Harrison, Laurine Cope, Esther Frazer, Elizabeth Herzog, Gwen Moreland, Agatha Nix, Marjorie Owen, Ruth Shepard, Hugenia Snider. The Band Gardena ' s band, under the direction of Mr. Crawford, has come to the front in helping us support athletics. The band, though not large in number, has been progres- sing during the past semester. The members of the band are: Frank Wagner, Allen Clark, Henry Van Herpen, Duane Winkle, Pauline Preder, Edwin White, Fay Smith, Edward Hauenstein, Robert Fenimore, Joe Leiter, Oliver Medicus, Kenneth Kaler, John Turnbull, Dick Farlow Morris Jones, Genevieve Hawkins, Alice Spencer, Louise Davenport, Teresa Fisher, Raymond Withers, Mary Ellen Foster, Millard Kaler, Laurence Schuerman, Winifred Pitman, Frank Ruis, Burton Woodruff, Glen Smith, Eddie Tapper, Frank Andrews. Page Fifty-Two kjSU ' - " ' Page Fifty-Three " The Desert in Bloom, " by F. Grayson Sayre Awarded First Prize at the Fourth Exhibit. Presented by the Class of Summer 1931 " Loading the Barge, " by Don Sayre Grosbeck Awarded Second Prize at the Fourth Exhibit. Presented by the Class of Winter 1931 Piige Iwfty-Fotir .-. M- ' iM dJ! d«xn: { Organizations Page Fifty-Fife The Beaux Arts Club The aim of the Beaux Arts Club members this term was the study of the pictures in the exhibit to further their appreciation of art. This club is a social as well as instructive organization. Last semester, a Hallowe ' en Masque Ball, and this semester a beach party and a dance were enjoyed by all the merribers. The officers were: Ethel Periiy, Glenn Parsons, presidents; Virginia Kistler, Mamie Gennette, vice presidents; Mamie Gennette, Hugenia Snider, secretary-treasurers. With Mrs. VoeJker and Miss Hagen advisers, the club is growinig every year. The Drama Club Talent! That ' s what the Drama Club is noted for. The six one-act plays given this year— " Sparks, " " For the Love of Pete, " " Pietro the Foolish, " " Submerged, " " The Wonder Hat, " " Alibis, " — all proved very clever and brought out new students in drama- tics. " A Widow by Proxy, " and the W ' 31 Senior play, " Strongheart, " were very suc- cessful with well chosen casts. The S ' 31 play, " The Royal Family, " was a lively comedy, with a good group of seniors to make up the cast. The officers were: Mary Conner, Raymond Coy, presidents; Mamie Gennette, vice president; Paul Sturdivant, Martha Flewelling, secretary -treasurers; Mrs. Walker, adviser. The World Friendship Club " Friendship Encircling the Globe " is the motto of the World Friendship Club. The members find it enjoyable as well as educational to visit and hear of different peoples of the earth. Imaginary journeys in the form of afternoon meetings were taken this year to Ireland and Argentina at which speakers who had visited the respective countries spoke, and the kinds of food eaten in those countries were served. The officers were: Dorothy Murphy, Robert Holmes, presidents; Elizabeth Herzog, Virginia Kepner, vice presidents; Anita Albertoni, Helen Honda, secretary- treasurers; Miss Frieibel is the adviser. The Japanese Club This is only the second year that the Japanese Club has been in existence; yet it has become one of the most popular clulbs in school. Under capaible officers and with Mrs. Whedon adviser the club has met with success in everything that it has attempted. Several socials were enjoyed by the members during the fall and spring semesters. On March 7, the cluib took charge of part of the assembly. The officers were: Setsuo Masaki, Iwao Nakayama, presidents; Kathleen Kobata, Yoshiko Suzuki, vice presidents; Yoshiko Suzuki, Tadashi Kitano, secretary-treasurers. Page Fifty-Six Page Fifty-Seven The Library Club The real purpose of the Library Club is the study and appreciation of books. This organization meets as a class under the direction of Mrs. Leonard, but it has been found unnecessary to elect officers. Students who intend to enter library work as a career are developed tiy this training to a point where they may assume greater res- ponsibilities. The Dancing Club During the past year an interesting group, the Dancing Club, met every Friday seventh period, under the direction of Miss Bayliss. The club was conducted as a gym class and the girls dressed in Grecian costumes. Although the club is a new organizaticn. Its activities were many. The girls danced for the G. A. A. aud call, for the " Little Sister " garden party and for the May Day program. The managers, members of the G. A. A. executive board, were Norma Cain the first semester, and Edith Matfchewson the second semester. The Girls ' Athletic Association The G. A. A., one of the foremost clubs of the school, has as its ideals good sportsmanship and clean living. This year the past presidents have formed an oi-- ganization known as the 2G3A. The G. A. A. has had a full calendar for the two semes- ters, with five parties, spreads after major sports, the traditional initiation ceremonies, playdays at Torrance, Narbonne, and Gardena, and the senior breakfasts. The success of this organization is due to its adviser. Miss Stephan, and to the executive boards which are as follows: Carroll Spear, Agnes Anderson, presidents; Beverly Cain, Mary Alice Dwyer, vice presidents; Jean Robertson, May Yamauchi, recording secretaries; Josephine Ahlberg, Thelnia Cramer, corresponding secetaries; Mildred Moss, song leader; Phyllis Harvey, Muriel Smith, yell leaders; Evonne Eckert, Josephine Ahlberg, swimming managers; Virginia Kistler, Lorene Groppe, tennis managers; Mary Conner, basketball manager; Rebekah Rapier, hockey manager; Grace Luce, speedball manager; Agnes Mae Eaton, ibaseball manager; Lucille Hawkins, pianist; Betty Blanchard, Rebekah Rapier, chaplains. The Secretaries ' Club Already well-known, the Secretaries ' Club was formed only last semester and in- cludes girls who work or who have worked in Miss Stephan ' s gym office. The purpose of the club is to train efficient office girls and to teach them to referee games. Last semester a miniature golf party, and this term a ping pong tournament were held. The " G. O. P. " , a newspaper commenting on the girls and on social activities, is edited twice weekly. Officers were: M ary Alice Dwyer, Lois Sibley, presidents; Winifred Higgins, Mary Ellen Foster, secretaries. Piigc Fi fly-Eight Piige Fifty-Nine The Stage Crew The stage crew has been ve-iy busy during the past year. Without its capable aid, under the direction cif Mr. iVrclLsndon, our programs ' and plays would not have been as successful as they were. The ciew has bean responsible for the sets of the following plays: " Widow by Praxy, " " Old Lady 31, " " Strongheart, " " Miss Nelly of N ' Orleans, " " Submerged, " ' The Royal Family, " and numerous one-act plays. The members of this year ' s crew were: Velman Winkle, mgr.; George Forbes, assistant mgr.; Lloyd Whit3, chief electrician; Walter Wy:off, head flyman; Clarence Flint, asst. flyman; Dick Van Herpen, head property man; Wallace Erbe, Don Higgins, caipenters; Louis Wakefield, Arthur Gannatte, Robert Holmes, shifters. The Fire Crew The fiie crew, whose aim is to protect the students and school property in case of fire, was well supported this year by the student -body. Members of this organiza- tion are the following: Lloyd White, ch.ef; Harry Coiea, Eugene Donnelly, Ray Foster, Dick Van Herpen, Paul Stu:divant, Glenn Parsons, Raymond Coy, Glenn Haslam, Earl JHorley, Paul Phebus, Melvin Cooper, George Frye, Jack Swanson, Paul Tracy. Mr. Loomis is faculty adviser. This group is divided into five squads, each to see, at the sound of the fire bell, that all students are clear of the building assigned to it. The record timei for clearing the buildings is thii-ty-five seconds. The Press Club During the past few years the Press Club, aUhough it is not very well known, has performed many services for the school, including printing the " Lar.k " and school pro- grams. Its object is to further the interest and knowledge of printing. Mr. Miller, printing instructor, intioduced the Step System with certain require- ments for each step. After passing step twenty, students automatically become mem- bers of the Benjamin Franklin Club. The present officers of the Ben Franklin Club, chosen by their position on the Step System, are: Edward Gibson, president; John Ayala, vice president; Roy Warner, secretary; Paul Tracy, treasurer. The Varsity Club The Senior Varsity iClub is composed of boys who have earned their letters in one of the major sports. Due to the keen competition in these sports, it is considered an honor to be eligible for membership in the Varsity Club. Officers were: Lloyd White, Ray Toomey, presidents; Paul Sturdivant, Raymond Coy, vice presidents; John Zaharis, Vernon Harper, secretaries. The aim of the club is to promote a better spirit in athletics. Page Sixty Page Sixty-One The Debate Team The World Court was the subject of the inters:holastic debate which took place last semester with students from Washington, Riis, Leuzinger, Bell, Jordan, and Gar- dena participating. Harold Black and Verne Wenker upheld the negative side, while Marjorie Owen and Takeko Ogo upheld the affirmative. There was much enthusiasm among the students this semester on the question: " Resolved That Capital Punishment Be Abolished. " As there were many students who tried out for the team, a debate squad was chosen instead of two teams. Teams chosen from this squad entered a round-robin debate with Leuzinger, Washing-ton, and Bell competing. Miss Roripaugh, adviser, deserves much credit for her enduring support and help. The Commercial Club The Commercial Club has conducted many activities during the past semester. An initiation party was held in Fehruary which everyone enjoyed. The assembly of March 20 was sponsored ,by this club, in which the play " To the Swift " and other entertainment was presented. A weenie bake was held on Whitely Field. The officers were: Thelma Cramer, Betty Blanchard, presidents; Mary Alice Dwyer, Martha Flewelling, vice piesidents; Betty Blanchard, Rose Avedesian, secretary- treasurers. Miss Perry is the faculty adviser. The Spanish Club " La Esperanza " has had an interesting year. The membership has been larger than usual, reaching fifty-five in numlber. Composed of the students who have had two or more years of Spanish, this club is purely a social organization. Christmas was celebrated in the form ' of a dance, and on March 6 another party was held. The officers were: Vernon Harper, Agnes Anderson, presidents; Ruth Showalter, Dexter Carpenter, vice presidents; Agnes Anderson, Paul Sturdivant, secretaries. The Athenian Society The Athenian Society is an organization to promote higher scholastic standards. Under the capable excutive boards of ' 30 and ' 31, many enjoyable and interesting meet- ings were held. Representatives of this society, with Mrs. Fairbanks, adviser, attended! various scholarship hanquets held at different schools. Officers were: Virginia Kistler, Mildred Moss, presidents; Yoshio Kobata, Beverly Cain, vice presidents; Mildred Moss, May Yamauchi, secretary-treasurers; Beverly Cain, Theola Beech, publicity managers. Page Sixty-Two Page Sixty-Three Page Sixty-Four THE SHIP OF RJO There was a ship of Rio Sailed out into the blue, And nine and ninety monkeys Were all her jovial crew. From bo ' sun to the cabin boy, From quarter to caboose, There weren ' t a stitch of calico To breech ' em — tight or loose; From spar to deck, from deck to keel, From barnacle to shroud. There weren ' t one pair of reach-me-downs To all that jabbering crowd. But wasn ' t it a gladsome sight. When roared tht deep-sea gales, To see them reef her fore and aft, A-swinging by their tails. Oh, wasn ' t it a gladsome sight. When glassy calm did come, To see them squatting tailor-wise Around a keg of rum ! Oh, wasn ' t it a gladsome sight, When in she sailed to land. To see them all a-scampering skip For nuts across the sand ! — IValttr De La Mare Satanic Sea Old ghastly ocean, how you rant and rave; You churn and swirl through rock and cave, You tear and lash, you dash and pound, While through the eroded caves resound The echoes of your roar. Sometimes you ' re deceitful and make us believe You are peaceful and quiet, and much praise receive; How calm and beautiful you are today As your breakers comb, and you throw your spray Over the rocky shore. But you ' re only bluffing; you haven ' t fooled me. Your glassy stillness is but malignity. You scheme and plot; your hate is brewing, You are gathering strength and your malice renewing, For your fatal blow. For tonight if I slip to your shores, I shall see That your beauty is gone, and you ' re once more to me A treacherous and thundering enemy. You ' ll foam and you ' ll froth and you ' ll dash out your hate On the rocks below. — Dorothy Murphy S ' 31 The Phantom Ship O ' er the black of the resting sea, A phantom ship is sailing. The sails are white in the starry night; Shining gold is the railing. High masts of gold, bulk of silver With lights of precious stones. The ship glides over the quiet waves, While inky silence tones. — Virginia Kepntr S ' 31 - ' - --u . . ' e- % P(T f Sixty-Nine Coach Freeman ' s Message Coa h McGinnis ' Message Competing in a league of eleven schools, most of them much larger than our own, Gardena ' s athletic teams have done well, fought hard, and kept up the high standard of sportsmanship of for- mer years. None of the teams were un- defeated and yet all gave their ijest; more cannot be expected. One feature of the past school year was the large percentage of students en- gaged in athletics. Of almost two hun- dred boys eligible for athletics, about one-fourth were engaged in interscholas- tic athletics most of the year. In the in- terclass activities about two hundred took part. This speaks well for Gardena ' s athletic future. Howevei ' , it is necessary for all loyal Mohicans to put their shoulder to the wheel in order that Gardena may take her proper ' place on the athletic map — the top of the heap. Gardena has just passed through one of the leanest years in regard to athletic material that she has experienced for a long time. The Big Boys, for whose size Gardena has always been more or less famous, disappeared with the graduating class of 1930, and there were none to take their places in 1931. In spite of the lack of material we have not fallen so far that we cannot come back, and the coming year will find the Mohican teams again dangerous con- tenders for the cups. The present crop of athletes who com- pose the four representing teams are lighter men but faster than their pre- decessors and will come back in the fall with a year of competition and exper- ience to their credit. With them, I think, will come the school spirit and success we missed this season. Jordan 0, Gardena 12 The Mohicans took Jordan down the line to the tune of 12-0 in the first Marine League game of the season, played on the Jordan field. Forbes scored the first touchdown with an eight yard plunge over tackle. The second touchdown was scored by Captain Toomey, who received a short pass for the tally. Burch of Jordan played well for the losers. Captain Toomey supplied the team with a handicap when he received a sprained ankle early in the fourth quarter. Gardena displayed superiority throughout, and showed all the effects of good coaching. Page Seventy Washington 26, Gardena 6 The powerful Presidents smothered the outweighed Mohicans on Whitely Field under the score of 26-6. Gardena fou ght hard, but could not overcome the twelve-pound-to-a- man handicap. White and Forbes were the best on either team but were handicapped by light linemen in front of them. Forbes tallied our only touchdown with a 24-yard gallop over end. White kicked well throughout the game. ' In spite of the loss of Captain Toomey, injured in the Jordan game, Gardena did exceptionally well. Bell 0, Gardena 19 Gardena ' s flashy pigskinners took Bell High ' s Eagles in stride as they pointed for the all-irnportant Narbonne game. Although minus the services of Captain Toomey, the Mohicans had no trouble in outclassing Coach White ' s team 19-0 on our own field. We were unfortunate, though, on several occasions, losing the ball by fumbles close to the Bel ' , line. Wilfred Worsham, substitute end, played a good, clean, " heads-up " game in this encounter, being in almost every play. Russell White played his usual sen- sational game, causing critics to predict that he would be quarterback on the All-Marine League team. Page Seventy-One Leuzing-er 7, Gardena 13 Leuzinger, the newest addition to the Marine League, provided un- expected opposition for Gardena in the fourth league encounter. Coach McGinnis started the second string in this struggle but it failed to live up to expectations. Sturdivant was the main offender, failing to punt on two out of three occasions. This left the string in a bad way, but, due to the excellent work of White and Forbes, Gardena finally eked out a 13-7 deci- sion. In this encounter, Forbes showed a fast pair of heels to the oppo- nents, proving his eligibility for a half-back berth on the Eleven Marines. Riis 24, Gardena With two outstanding backfield men and a perfect line, Riis ' Vikings pounded out a 24-0 verdict over the Mohicans on Riis ' field. Although lucky on two of its scores, Riis was easily the better team and deserved to win. Van Herpen and Toomey played steady defensive games on the ends and very little yardage was made by Riis ' speed demons around them. Gardena resoi ' ted to futile passing attacks in the last quarter, but it did not avail against the stone wall of Riis ' defence. Narbonne 12, Gardena Gardena was outclassed in the last tussle of the season by the gal- loping Gauchos of Narbonne 12-0. This annual struggle, always bitter, ended the year in a clean-cut Narbonne triumph. The old rivals fought it out on that ancient Mohican battleground, Whitely Field. Not a little of the credit for our defeat goes to Coach Comrada of Narbonne. J ? f V W Page Scvcnty-Two Baseball Coach McGinnis started the baseball season of 1931 with a green squad and four returning lettermen. The returning lettermen were: Cap- tain Harper, Parsons, White, and Sturdivant. The squad shaped up well with Toomey, Owen, and Darnell, catchers; Sturdivant, Parsons, and Worsham, pitchers; Cooper, first base; Walker and White, second base; Harper, short; White, third base; Forbes and Sturdivant, left field; Parsons and Walker, center field ; Van Herpen and Haslam, right field. At the time this goes to press the boys have already beaten numerous city schools in practice struggles and have beaten El Segundo in the first league game. Page Seventy-Three Varsity-Lightweight Basketball Gardejia ' s Varsity and lightweight basketball teams have finished another successful season, with some i-eal games to their credit. The Varsity team was led by Clifford Hall, who also led in high point honors with 78 points. The following men composed the varsity team: Hall, Harper, Cooper, Davenport, forwards ; Zaharis, Gray, Wakefield, Mun- son, guards ; Laws, center. Haslam led in points for the lightweights, who were Ito, Patterson, Morley, Oyama, forwards; Haslam, White, Takeuchi, guards ; Sturdivant, center. The first games were played with Bell, Gardena losing both. Although the Varsity again went down to defeat with Banning, the lightweights won. Gardena won both games from Washington, the Varsity by 32-9, the lightweights by 24-20. Narbonne was the next victim for the Varsity by a 23-10 score, while the lightweights lost to the old rivals. The season closed by playing the Riis team, which won the cup. Both of our teams were deifeated. The Varsity game, very close, was not won by Riis until the final whistle was blown. At the half, the score was 22-19 in favor of Gardena. Captain Hall began sinking baskets all over the court but it wasn ' t enough to overcome the strong opposers. The game ended with a score of 49-33, and with Hall taking high point honors. Closing the season, the Varsity and lightweights both won two and lost three games. I ' agc Scventy-Fuur Page Seventy-Five " C " Track This year ' s class " C " team was one of our best. Although it won all of its preliminary meets but one, it could not qualify enough men in the finals to win the championships, placing third behind Narbonne and Jordan. Tsukashima and Holmes were high point men of the team. Two records were made by the class " C " . Tom Tsukushima set a new record in the " 660 " to run away from the field. Our relay team, the fastest in the history of the school, ran a beautiful race in the finals so that it tied with Jordan for a new Marine League record. This team was composed of Bob Holmes, Sam Ishihara, Masao Morita, and Tom Tsukashima. " A " Track With competition much keener in the league than ever, the varsity track team started the season with earnest practice. Coach Freeman had but three lettermen returning from last year ' s varsity and a few new pros- pects. Although only six men made letters, the team worked hard and gave a good account of itself in the meets. George Frye was high point man of the team, closely followed by Gray. Frye ran the 100, 220, and broad jumped. Troy Putman participated in the same events. Bob Morrow ran the 440 and was one of the three men to get in the finals. James Patterson and Rusty Young ran the 880. Jack Dawson and Roy Warner ran the mile. Le Roy Gray and George Anderson high jumped and ran the high hurdles. Paul Phebus put the shot. The team was ably managed by Swede Nielson. Most of these men will be back next year to compete for Gardena High. Gardena athletes of the past still hold two Marin© League records. Al Willoughby ' s record in the milei has stood competition for three years, while Hueston Harper ' s record in the shot put will not soon be broken. Tennis With but two lettermen back from last year ' s championship team, chances for another championship team seemed very uncertain. However, the team practiced hard and earnestly and defeated the strong El Segundo team by a lop-sided score. The team then lost the second match to the Washingon High team. The match was very close, the score being 3-2 in Washington ' s favor. This match was a hard one to lose as it will probably decide the championship. The team was somewhat handicapped by the announcement that a man could play only one match. This hurt our team as Laws and Dorse, two good singles men, had to team up in the doubles. The other positions on the team were taken by Don Patterson, who plays first singles; Elson Stafford, who plays second singles; and Don Atkinson and R. Dorse, who play second doubles. The team still has a good chance for the championship if it wins all the rest of its matches. Golf The golf team enjoyed a very successful season this year. In the league matches to date, the team has lost one match to Bell and won one from Torrance. The members of the team are : Crites, Sturdivant, Tepper, Wakefield, Parsons, and Sawyer. The team is managed by Ray Toomey and coached by Coach Freeman. I ' tigc Sei ' cnty-Six ¥ " Page Seventy-Sei ' en Girls ' Sports Sports have risen to the most prominent place in girls ' activities. Under the management of Mary Conner, basketball started the girls ' athletics with much enthusiasm. That basketball was one of the most im- portant of se ' jsonal sports was shown by the large turnout of girls which made it possible tO ' have three teams in each class. First, the games were played for the school championship. The two remaining teams were the Senior Blue team and the Senior White team, the former coming out victor. Then games wcire played for class championship. The keenest competition was shown when the school " champs " lost to the Sr. White team. The Red team was the Junior champion and the Sophomore champions were the Black team. With Rebekah Rapier as manager, hockey aroused much interest among the girls. After many exciting games, the Seniors were the victors. The speedball season was successfully carried through by its manager, Grace Luce. Much to the surprise of everyone, members of the Junior team were the school champions. As this goes to press, baseball has just started with Agnes Mae Eaton as manager. Since the girls were all anxiously awaiting this sport, baseball is expected to be another important season for the girls. Unlike other years, tennis interested many girls. Virginia Kistler and Lorene Groppe were the tennis managers. Evonne Eckert and Josephine Ahlberg were the swimming managers for the first and second semesters respectively. As summer approaches, it is hoped that more girls will take interest in swimming. Under the direction of Miss Bayliss, the dancing class has been very active. The success of the May Day Festival was due to the beautiful dan- cing of its members. Three playdays have been enjoyed by the girls this year. One was at Narbonne on October 1, where the girls won in volleyball and tennis. On December 3, the girls were invited to Torrance, where the g irls were victors in speedball and tennis. On April 22, the Gardena girls were host- esses to San Pedro, Narbonne, and Torrance. This playday was another one of the G. A. A. ' s successes. I ' lij c Seventy-Eight Page Seventy-Nine Junior High Page Eighty The Junior High Council Members of the first semester ' s council were: Arnold Hannah, Minoru Nishikawa, Darlene Lee, Elsie Peterson, Herbert Atkinson, Gordon Woten, Dolores Haupt, May Rothmeier, Sheldon Geissert, Floyd Peters, Evaline Bernhard, Nadine Swanson, Paul McCoy, Allean Johnson, Ray McMurray, Colin Rose, Wilma Baldrick, Cvita Vokojevich, William Eto, and Hazel Robinson. For the second term, members were: Merle Eaton, Marjorte King, Billy Zaharis, Lonnie Gorham, Betty Carter, Toshio Inatomi, Norman Turner, Marjorie Turnbull, Emma Bowders, David Wener, Shotaro Katsuki, Betty Fennimore, Sumi Yamauch i, George Zachariu, Ruby Jean Dix, Lawrence Schuerman, Randall Blanchard, Alyce Kurata, and Borgney Moen. Miss Fi ' iebel is the adviser. The Junior High Boys ' Association With Mr. Geyer, adviser, the officers are as follows: First Semester Marshall Phebus Rav McCoy William Eto Shigeo Yasutake President Vice-President Secretary Trsasurer Second Semester Ray McMurray Jack Eto John Fisher Beverlv Seaman Page Eighty-One The Thrift Club Thrift captains, meeting with Mrs. Maxfield this semester, were: Wini- fred Taylor, Robert Duck, Pete Gadis, Kimiko Murakami, Billy Zachariw, Rose Valarevich, Dolores Haupt, Gordon Woten, James Boyd, Clara Merrill, Shotaro Katsuki, Tom Tsuk?shima, Anita Boehlert, Tatsumi Suzuki, Eliza- beth Carpenter, Frank Guillen, Beverly Seaman, Lydia Albertoni, and Cvita Vukojevich. The Monogram C lub Officers of the Monogram Club, with Miss Bayliss, adviser, were: First Semester Second Semester Mable Iseri Alyce Kurata Dorothy Janssen Faye Smith Barbara Wood Catherine Luce President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Program Director Publicity Mgr. Sadie McCullough Catherine Luce Barbara Wood Alice Spencer Albertine Stone Fave Smith uJ S Page Eighty-Two CJ-Z,A.S fU A9 B9 A8 Page Eighty-Three 4t « . iL.nLiLVl_ll.4Jki!y B8 Page Eighty-Four A7 B7 Ji(mMWIf ' fW - CROSSING THE BAR Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep. Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark ! And may there be no sadness of farewell. When I embark; For tho ' from out our bourne of Time and Place The flood may bear me far, I hope to see my Pilot face to face, When I have crost the bar. — Alfred Tennyson In Memoriam Rose Miller Ralph O ' Leary Aiko Ilceda Ruth Emerson Hisako Hisashima The Pirates Dead-eye Dick and Captain Jolly Roger, Popeye Pete and Big Bad Bill, a bold pirate crew, were seeking adventure. They searched high and low through every corner of their ship. Suddenly a strange door loomed up ahead. What ho! Now for something new! They searched every nook and cranny of the new room. In a little cubby under a port hole, Popeye Pete found a map. Woven through the many strange signs and symbols was this: " Gull ' s Nest Island - 20 leagues from mainland. 50 paces west to skulls; 20 paces north to palm tree. Climb palm and sight for tallest tree. Half way between these two trees you will find a spot marked with a cross. Dig arms lengths deep for hidden treasure. " " Yoho! my hearties — away with you! Man the ship! ' ' cried Captain Jollv Roger. Quickly they dressed for a des- perate trip — Bowie knives, cutlasses, full pirate regalia, De;id eye Dick with the large black patch over his left eye. Through rough waters, shipwreck, and storm they forced their way, and after many mishaps landed on the rough shores of Gull ' s Nest Island. With all their weapons, and loaded with picks and shovels, they started for the skull. It was an ea.sy matter to find the palm tree from there. At first the island seemed to be unin- habited save for the wild and ferocious animals that beset their path from every side. Suddenly about ten paces to the north they sighted a cannibal village. The cannibals were pre- paring a feast and did not see our bold band. " Up and at them, men, " called the captain, ' they are only ten to our one. " After a short but fierce and bloody battle the cannibals «ere routed. Dead-eye Dick climbed the palm tree. Near the top, being met by a queer animal with fierce little beady eyes and long sharp claws, he came down in a hurry. They attacked the trees with picks and shovels and drove him out. Dead-eye Dick climbed again and found the other tree. Now they crept very slowly and quietly towards the cross; it might be guarded. Finding it unguarded they began to dig. " Careful, men. " Something solid warned the captain. Cautiously they pulled from its hiding place a large black box. Opening it carefully, they found a horde of round golden cook- ies, carefully and secretly hidden by the pirates the day before- — I nnif Gorham S ' 3fi TLOTTIMG ' . ' sii«i;HT,no55i£ rui m NEW AND THE OlD Page Eighty-Nine - " :: i Painstaking care, and the very finest of ingredients are used in blending that delicious Beverly Ice Cream .. l... B ict : E W«eaiSaii. t Qiii«F ' a£Q5s Need- i y - JDon ' t ioji that we hatch th ' Beverly Dairies, Ltd. 230 W. Jefferson St. WEstmore 2061 finest ev ■♦ eT - i»- iie year at the lowest possible price. i We Also Do Custom- Hatching, L-o GODDARD HATCHERY p 17601 S. Normandie Ave. : Gardena - Phone 3701 i " Gardena Valley ' s Largest : Hatchery - Cap. 65,000 Eggs " ,.,.., ,„„.„....„ [71 B ' 13 Mr. Pheley: " Tomorrow I am go- George Frye (At Art Exhibit) : ing to give a test and don ' t be sur- " Don ' t you think it is about time I prised if I should ask for some exhibiting something? " -iQ + pa Lorene Groppe: " Well, you won ' t Mrs. Voelker: " Yes, a little tal- get one from me. " ent " a„ jreeiings dllllllll«lllfU llllllllllll fllltllllMlllllllli stTJ np to Sat ( llttlMllllllllltll r d »IE COMMERCIAL PRINTING h ' -pW ' dk ' ered On.Tmie |iseCL tp» nave nad a part in . ' y ' aductioriof diis ' EL-ARADORi;ri,c. ' X _ | GARDENA VALLE ' " T e MaWe- ' s Own hlewspap LEWIS T. GUILD, Jr., Manage; 930 Palm Avenue Phone 1331 t% mill I Ill IIIIIIIIIMM I I IMIMIIIIMI • • ■■• IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIMII IIMl[T) Page Ninety-One z ConiipU« eTits of i ramEr service GARAGE PAUL CRAMER ' Xsk Your rocer for 1 J ' ' ° GAR-VAL EGGS JV " Best Ever " !w Servicj : Distribu d and Guaranteed by I ,X.S.. NORTON ,i- - 154l ' o. Vermont ,1 ■iH •202 So. yermont Avenue Day Phone 1621 . 1 ,, Al Iight Phoae 943 , i Q|llllllllilllllllllll »ll llll lllllllllllllllllllll ltlllllllMIIIM ' . Z . J li ,„ Laurine Cope: " Tt ' looks like rain. " Visitor r " Are the mosquitoes Lorraine DjAsev. " What,does? ' thick around here? " Laurine (I: " Wate}-. ' ' ' - ' ' " ° ' ° " " l ' ™ ' - hone 2422- ■ IllllllllflUIII IMimillHIivOll " Are thei m y V l hone Gard€na 284 T. Okubo Co. Full Lirte of Staple , wt roceries Dodge Bros. Cars Sixes and Eights ..Q h •J I ; Dodge Bros. Tracks J 1 to 10 Tons ' : Fours or Sixes I - ly ) OKufe, Prop. ' , 16507 So. Western Ave. - Moneta, Calif [jl 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 III I n 1 1 1 Ml 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 H H 1 1 1 u 1 1 n Page Nihety- V , ■1110- Hm l.n q. FR icBRfv ;%514-So. Vermont 7 - ' Thone Gardena 1451 I « Vi 1 f, . Ji l ' f4 ' ' ' l tjbxad ion Time Your Friends pectRrour Photograph .... • ' See Our Special School Styles i.p Page Ninety-Three Buy ano Standard rand Costs e and rantee ams-Goodman Co., Inc. 1041 So. Broadway Los Angeles, Calif. J •B a " " E ■ fiOE STORE ;Vk;i3tl(- ork Called for and Delivered A. CANNING, Wrop. ' «■ en ' s, Women ' s, Children ' s Shoes 852 Palm Avenue Gardena Dye Works Cleaning - Pressing - Dyeing Repairing 857 Palm Avenue Phone 151 B " „H a.. ..a At a Football Game Voice in rear: " Hey, you, sit down in front. " Allan Hannah: " Can ' t— I ' m not made that way. " F — ierce lessons L — ate hours U — ndone studies N — ever prepared K — now nothing. " H a- ] jJbi (XA K ' Ta ' to ' Cook Well j i T ilSii ' " !l»E V-- i J or Your HeaJtl egetable iblafs y i » Fruits and Vegeta Jj t t-cA I Prices Coi( stent With Gardena, Calif. i . , , i . av Yo Tidcets j | In Olsen ' s Grocery Mkt. | Pa.I. e) Ltlu.. HU-ayiSlih J llllllllllllllllllllllllllltllltllllMlllllllltlll SERVICE Wayne A. Bogart Authorized Dealer 756 West 165th St., Gardena, Calif. Telephone Gardena 801 a,, George H. : " Can you take a joke? " Deanie: " Oh, George, please don ' t propose " H„ FfOlnk R « Jakayama, Prop. i.Q A data, a danca, Out lata, perchanca, A classa, a quizza, No passa — gee whizza! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiniM Phones Gardena 3561 - 834 Western Avenue Nurseries i V liargest Collection of Nursery Stock " v s in the Southland Sales YartJ Cor. Riverside-Redondo Blvd. and Western r Growing Ground 175th St. Near Western Ave. M ALES YARD WESTERN RIVERSIDE-REDONDO J ttse Nhi ty-Six ■■ ' E „B RUGMEIER, M. D. cian a M Surgeon Idg., Corner 165tn Vermont evei this school is rl: " Why? " ' ) i " ttB u J |J X- are always tfuk- ' J J " iCouttRe school spirit. " . ! f iMiiiM iit tMMitiiii iiiiainiiiiiiiiirQ ... Jrea A BAKE .y r i Phone Y y Mj fBJrthj C f e Jj - Specialty J ' .A)-V jn iiiii7.iiiiiiiiiiii(pii iiii ' i ' i ' ' i ' " i ' ' ' " " ' i ' " " [il , ; v Feed j Rock I Sand i Cement I Bu|ldmH i : I. Page Ninety-Seven B , r .1 i " Compliments of WHITTINGTON FUNERAL PARLOR Gardena 902 Spencer Street Phone 1011 ■H ma asked. " Why for? " Then Grandpa grabbed his uke and played; " It ain ' t gonna rain no more. " Agnes Anderson: " Why does she go around with that fellow? He ' s a bad egg. " Beverly Cain: " That ' s just it. She ' s afraid to drop him. " a.. ■B fil " IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIM Kodama Dry Goods r GROWERS SEED COMPANY Reliable Seed Growers ; . Kodama ' 05 So. AVestem Aye. L ,j Moneta,)Calif. v ■ y I Dry Goods, Notions, Footwear ' ' and Oriental Good ' if 719 West Palm Avenue Gardena, Colifornia Phone 1771 P. 0. Box 266 a., ( Pa IIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMKI Page Ninety-Ei [H ' [£]•■■ tiiniiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiM Ill A- VV X c (•} " Sales %5 p i t; Dearborn Kemble Kui;ata i ry GooH Notia " T-jPiano nd Bed Wa Aim to Plea j 16446 So. Western Ave. j Cor. Carlyle and Palm ' i I Phone Gardena 3591 Gardena, Calif. vP i Moneta, California I = Phone 16m W I • rVliiniiii III! Ill III III M Ill III nil III III I Ml I iiiiiiiii[7 [i ]iiMiiiiMt I iiiiiiiiitiyYiliiiiiiiiiiiLMi iiiiititiiiiiiiiiiyli|f J Stella Collins : " Why is there so P l S. : ' AVoulj you accept a p much electricity in mv hair? " monlley x ' Phyllis Sibley: " Because it ' s at- Hejen Mar -ret: " 0% I ' d hj tached to a dry cell. " I] a la ) H " a lather; this is so ddei ( ' II mil iiiitiiiiiiiiiiniiiiifiiitiiiiiiiiMiMiiyfViiijLiiiiiitiinit tiMi MflMiMiiy iiii iiii bi ' POWERS y ' i n s( V iLtai ITliniiitiiiiHiiniifftiiiiHiimiiif ilililifflllliiiiiiii| iiliinn«ij lnmi ,, -, r COO|(i ELECTRIC COMPANY 90 W. Pk m A- . ElectrlX y C Contractor 1 Mbprs, Fixture L " 0.. Yard No. 1— 163rti Und Vermtint Yard No. 2—119 o. V -niont Bay Coy: " You know, la t year conomical Transportation ■B 13 ' ) I ' Fath : i!5tyat is your iay ite the doctor told me if I didn ' t stop, hymiytlaugh r? " J a smeking I ' d be feeble-minded. " Virginia: " The one you ck ed CcnBie: " Why didn ' t you stop? " over the tvall ye sterdatj . ' BROWN ' S ) i : Gonfeetionefy aM | Try One of Our I mdyus Malted Milks I i ches ZJ. i , W v V I Valley Maid Ice Cream_ . i • , P L D. CONE lorizedH hevrolet Dealer " It Pleaaee Us rb ' Please You " . PalnT t Me Gardert Ph Xv - " s. Eluiiiiiiamiii I tniiim m 916 Palm Avenue Phone 2521 IE H- frJ - . iiiinniiMitii Advance Dahlia Farm C. G. SEAMAN, Mgr. " " oVers and Originators of the rl Finest Dahlias and Dahlia Seed i 1 ' toneta, California We Qai ' ry a ' Oomplete SJockQf -(7, Is, Toilet TooferStaCTonery = and Sundries i " " " - " " - " " : I 741 East 161st Street ' JTry the RexalJ St»«LFJr t A ' ETast-Giardena CalTteriia " B a. Iit »t««ii|fi Mjifoj Ellen: " Feheven ' s sake! Matef Ellen: " Fet GARDENA ALLEY j c MILLINjG " I Inc. ' Manufacturers of Premier Eclipse and Gardena Sbe l p Ad- eecte ' ' — - Thairto eVperjflient S. A. HARMCiSr, Pres. - ; K. W. SCHLAEGEL, Sec. f - y - f-cX) I THEKAMEYA C i N. K. KISO. Prop Phone 1071, Gardena, Phone 269-W, Lomita, Calif. .-TaliiT alil W. 165th St!o ' i V l bone 1861 | ii.HMiMiMi iTIiriiniiHMiiiiiiijIiliiiiiiiiti ' [■TliiitiTMni ' ne Hunmed-One »- ' 4 r5(v T [■ ■iiinWiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiBiiiiiMiinniiiiiiiiniii miiiii ■■Tj Q Is-- . J j SUCCESS is theTesu] Saving r Now is the time to begin Moiijeta Fruit Store i ruit and Vegetables Security First National OF LOS " ANGELES , = H - 8475 So. ermont Ave. Los Angeles 16519 So. ■West iijvAifaov hKi-S» ts alif. V_ V ltliiiii»i.iiiiMJ iuiiiii i iiiiiMi,ii , ,„„„ , ,ig ., a " iiiiiii[!ibiiSn .w(flhrfnrn™v RA.«..,,V,,Nr S V - r rO- a) a :a vs( . r MrJ Konigsmark: " Name some be college bred, meansV four «j liquicf that won ' t freeze. " yeai ' s ' Ij af, requiidng a gr deal N . x ' k Laws: " Hot water. " of dougC ' a yell ' ftA-pieiwj oQcrukKji Y ' v --._ g ii h«iMiMiiiiiiS Si(iluui y i " ' iMMn iiiiiig ' ' - ' «-- ' BAITERIESfl i vjUk- " A ' UL Lt r ■ H « 4 PH Phone Gardena 2074 F. J. yamax hJL4- • z::? jlJ l ' sXI 6u H ■ ■ X FARMERS ANQ . -H -MERCHANTS BANK I I Commercial — Savings L ..xU .Capital,$50.6oa. - •.- e . i GARDENA, i Mother: " Is that young man courting you? " ' -Bobbie . " Not e-xa tly but he is getting there step by step. When he first called on me he sat all evening I ' - • • ' [EI itiViiMiiiiiiititiinhi t iiiiitiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ' Q i Compliments of ' i Chas. W McQuarrie I I ' -V i i Optometrist ' i with the album on his lap. Next titne he sat with my dog on his lap. Then he took my little brother on his lap. And next Saturday night is my turn. " H„ Dresses Coats s. JERRY SHOPPE Distinctive Clothes Quality Clothes at Moderate Prices X i j - . First National Bank i 0 Building i(; v i Gardena ' ' ' -i ' Ulllllinill«M«TllllllMIMIIIII4IIIMllllIIIMIIIIItll 146 EvMain St., Cowftonr ?erit- ,Yy HataVf , ' ' Liliger Sporting Goods, Giftwar? = DJnnerware " Apex Radios GARD] HARDWAi Member of 3-S Stores 914 Palm Avenue Phonc; 1001 " Have you ever been pinched for going too fsst? " Joe L. : " No, but I ' ve been slap- ped. 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