Jersey Community High School - J Yearbook (Jerseyville, IL)
- Class of 1920
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Volume four, published in the year nineteen
hundred and twenty by the Senior Class of
Iersey Township High School
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A Moment's Thought
The 1920 "J" was not made in a single day,
neither was it published by a single person. But
through the united efforts of the Staff and loyal
support of the students, we have published a
year book, which we believe does honor to the
school, and to the class which it represents.
The members of the Staff wish to send their
best wishes to the ever-increasing multitude of
"j,' readers, and sincerely hope that this book
will prove a steadfast friend and companion, and
bring to us all, much joy when our school days
are but a golden dream of the past.
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The money gift is easy, there are hundreds here to pay,
And settle back contented while the toilers work away.
Nlen will dig into their pocket for the gold the cause may need,
And then leave it for another to go out and do the deed,
But in every worthy struggle that shall help the race to climb
The world is always seeking for the men who'll give their time.
The money gift is easy, but a better gift than pelf
ls to dedicate to service, not your money, but yourself.
For though gold and silver often are the things a cause demands,
No righteous dream can triumph without willing hearts and hands.
And in every field of service that is known to mortal ken
You can hear the leader calling, not for money, but for men.
The money gift is easy, many gladly pay the price,
Who sit back in times of danger and refuse the sacrifice.
There are men who give their money for a purpose that is line,
Who never share the burdens or the bitter lighting line,
But the man the world is seeking in the tasks it has to do
ls the man who'll share the struggle and stay with it till it's through.
-Edgar A. Guest
To our parents, we the class of 1920
do gratefully dedicate this edition of the
"KI", in appreciation of their support and
sacrifices which have made this school
and our education possible.
The noblest thoughts my soul can claim,
The holiest words my tongue can frame,
Unworthy are to praise the name
More sacred than all other.
An infant when her love first came-
A man, l find it just the same:
Reverently I breathe her name,
The blessed name of mother.
-George Griffith Fetter.
"Father"-just "Father": What love
breathes around that name wrought by
love itself! Throughout the year more
lavish of gifts than days of june, he
finds happiness in bestowing happiness.
Not only does he give comforts and ma-
terial protection, but by his strength of
spirit, by his sympathy and sincerity, by
his experiences wrested from the years,
by his joyous and youthful heart
triumphing over grief and strife his ex-
ample is itself a teacher of life's greater
values.-Rena Albertyn Smith.
D. R. HENRY
FLORENCE M. PALMSTROM
Senior Class Sponsor
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CARL W. ALLISON
Faculty Staff Advisor
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ROLAND POWEL SHERRILL VAHLE CLIFFORD BELI
Assistant Literary Editor Circulation Manager Athletic Editor
ANNA ANSEL HAZEL TAYLOR
Joke Editor Assistant Circulation Manager
LUCIAN DRESSEL LEWIS BALLARD
Editor-in-Chief Art Editor
ALINE DOUGHERTY VICTORIA ENOS
Assistant Business Manager Assistant Business Manager
TOM KIRBY MARCUS GIBBONS LEON GIMMY
Business Manager Assistant Circulation Manager Literary Editor
Table of Contents
Part I. The School.
Part II. Organizations and Activities
Part III. Literary.
Part IV. Features.
Here's to the dear old II. T. H. S., which considered materially, intellectually,
and industrially, is surpassed by none. As we have already stated in the dedi-
cation of this fourth volume of the "J", we, the student body of the j. T. H. S.,
appreciate to the fullest, the sacrifices and good will of the people of jersey
County, who have made such advantages and enjoyment possible for us. There
is no township high school anywhere that excels ours in modern equipment or
in beautiful surroundings.
Within the walls of this justly reverenced institution only those who
have, undergone the test and proved themselves worthy may have the privilege
of instructing the children of jersey County.
Our athletic season this year has been highly successful. We won the Dis-
trict tournament by a large margin, and did credit to the j. T. H. S. in the State
tournament. Here again we were supported by the loyalty of the people of jer-
sey County. The splendid support of the student body has also been a strong
factor in our athletic accomplishments this year.
Surely an organization with such foundations shall never terminate but
shall strive onward and upward to an unparalleled attainment.
Signed: -L. S. Gimmy.
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"Of the highest in the measure of a
"And thou shalt be successful."-Tenny-
D. R. HENRY
University of Chicago-A. M.
gave us a friend, and a true, true
CARL W. ALLISON
University of Illinois-A. B.
University of London
R. E. GAYLE
University of Illinois-B. S.
"They glare at us with their ues."-The Faculty
DARL F. WOOD
Manual Training, Physical Training and
B. B. Coach
University of Indiana-A. B.
North Manchester Normal School
"A jollier man we shall not see."-Tenny-
HELEN E. SHRIVER
University of Illinois-B. S.
"A woman's heart was thine."-Tenny-
HELEN KATHERINE MAVITY
Purdue University-B. S.
"Sweet thoughts would swarm as bees
about their queen."-Tennyson.
Psalm 70: "But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me."-The School Teacher.
'wH'M :sm ,
ELIZABETH F. SMILEY
Latin and History
Monmouth College-A. B.
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"Thou hast taken possession of man's
mind and deeds."--Tennyson.
FLORENCE M. PALMSTROM
University of Minnesota.-A. B.
"How sweet it
Gregg School, Chicago
University of Minnesota-A. B.
"Peerless in her own grand way."-Ten-
of Chica A 'VI
Were, in thy bright pres-
Psalm 141: "Mine eyes are upon thee."-Miss Hedden
EDITH LOUISE HEDDEN
DePauw University-A. B.
"The head and heart of all our fair
FLORENCE ALVA READ
Mathematics and Science
State Normal, Peru, Nebraska
University of Nebraska-A. B.
"But she, a Rose in roses, mingled with
her fragrant toil."-Tennyson.
Study Hall Director
University of Michigan-A. B.
"Like field-flowers eve1'ywhe1'e."-Tenny-
Psalm 69: "W'e sink in deep mire."-Tlie Ag'i'icultiu'al Classes at YVoi'k.
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State Normal, Normal, Ill.
"So light of foot, so light of spirit-O
" 'Tis music that brings sweet sleep,
down from the blissful skies."--Tennyson.
"Fine as ice-ferns on January panes."-
PS9-lm 502 "Seeing H1011 hatest instruction, and castest IIIQ-'g'lSdS behind thee."-lvlr. VVood
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Boys' Working Reserve, '18, Forum Lit-
erary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18, Agriculture
Club, '17-'18, '18-'19g Class Basketball,
'17-'18, '18-'19, Basketball, '19-'20, Cadet
"Ellen's pride, Ellen's joy, Ellen's Charlie,
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"Fi-Fi," '19, Pageant, '18, Japanese Tea
"She is small, but a Senior. What more
could you Wish?"
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Glee Club, '17-'18, Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Pag-
eant, '18, "Miss Cherry Blossom," '19g As-
sistant Literary Editor HJ."
"His name is Roland, but some folk call
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17
Spanish Club, '17-'18.
"Got yer shorthand, kid?"
Psalm 77: "We have considered the d
ays of old, the years of ancient times."
-The History Classes
Forum Litera1'y Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"A Strenuous Life," '19g Cadet Corps, '18-
"I am a sage, I can command the ele-
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Assistant Circulation Manager of the HJ."
"She will be the President's wife some
day-if she marries the right man."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'l8g
"She has a winning smile-so watch out."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Glee Club, '19-'20.
"Each man makes his own statue, builds
Psalm 73: "For all day long have I been plagued, and chastened every mnrningf
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Entered from Grafton High School, '17,
Forum Literary Society, '17-'18, Pageant,
"She has her lessons, she has them well,
When she gets them we cannot tell."
EDWARD LYNN PRITCHETT
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Operetta, '19,
"Many are the hearts of fair ladies that
I have broken."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Boys' Working Re-
serve, '17-'18, Camp Roosevelt, '19, Class
President, '18-'19, '19-'20, Literary Editor
The "J", Orchestra, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19-'20,
Glee Club, '18-'19,
"These wild, wild women are making a
wild, Wild man out of me."
Forum Literary Society, '17-'18, Class
Treasurer, '19-'20, Girls' B. B., '17-'18, '18-
'19, '19-'20, Assistant Business Manager The
"O, where hast thou a symbol of her
golden hair ?"
Thy task is never finished."-The Staff.
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Orchestra, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19-'203 Bugler
Cadet Corps, '18-'19g "Mr, Bob"g 'tStrenu-
ous Life"g Glee Club, '18-'19, '19-'20, Class
Treasurer, '18-'19, Business Manager The
:'An ambitious fellow with great ability."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Carnival, '17-'18g "Miss Cherry Blossom,"
'19g Glee Club, '19-'20,
"What cre I, if my love is true?"
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Girls' B. B., '16-'17g Pageant, '17-'18.
"There be none of Beauty's daughters
with a magic like thee."
Forum Literary Society, '17-'18.
"For she was just the quiet kind whose
natures never vary."
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"The cause of much worry."-NVayne Fink
Agriculture Club, '18-'l9.
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18
Pageant, '1Sg German Club, '16-'17.
"He is worth his weight in gold."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"First and last at the picture show."
General Course A
"Quickly she wins a place in our hearts."
Psalm 44: "Thou art learned and wise."-Miss Smiley.
"Unmatched for courage, spirit, strengthf
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"The Juniors' Favorite."
"Fi-Fi," '19, Boys' Working Reserve, '17-
'18, '18-'19, Forum Literary Society, '16-
'17, '17-'18g Ciceronian Society, '17-'18, Or-
chestra, '16-'17, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19-'20g Ag-
riculture Club, '17-'18, '18-'19, Glee Club,
'18-'19, '19-'20g Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Camp
Roosevelt, '19, Editor-in-Chief of The HJ."
"I would mine adversary had written this
Fo1'um Literary Society, '17-'18, Class
Basketball, Ciceronian Society, '17-'18, Or-
chestra, '17-'18, '18-'19, Cadet Corps, Cor-
poral, '18-'19g Camp Roosevelt, '19, Art
Editor The HJ."
"The World shall see the power of his
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
"She took the rush out of Russel."
Psalm 148: "Both young men and maidens: old men and children."
-At the Basketball game.
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Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"A self-made man."
Glee Club, '18-'19, '19-'20, Forum Literary
Society, '16-'17, '17-'18, "Fi-Fi," '19, Cadet
Corps, '18-'19g Pageant, '18g "Miss Cherry
"Everybody loves a fat man."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Basketball Squad, '18-
'19g Center, '19-'20,
All Tournament Center, Macomb, Ill.
"A mighty warrior and a brave knight."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Spanish Club, '18-'19, "Fi-Fi," '19.
"She has a will of her own."
Psalm 141: "Set a watch before my mouth."-The Tardy Student.
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Class Basketball, '17-'18, '18-'19, Basketball,
'18-'19, '19-'20g Carnival, 'l8g Cadet Corps,
IRENE BU RNS
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"Fi-Fi," '19, Japanese Tea Garden, '19.
"A pleasant thing it is for the eyes to
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'1S.
"She has great knowledge" Qin American
Forum Literary Society, '16- 17, '17-'18,
Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Orchestra, '17-'18, '18-
'19, '19-'20, Basketball, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19,
"The last of the Bells, and not a bad end-
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"Fi-Fi," '19, Cadet Corps, '18-'19, Pageant,
'18, Sergeant at Arms, '17-'18, '18-'19, Glee
Club, '18-'19, '19-'20, Assistant Business
Manager The HJ."
"Mighty oaks from little acorns grow."
Psalm 143: "I poured out my complaint before him."-The Guy Sent to the Office
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"She loveth pleasure."
"Fi-Fi," '19, Fo1'um Literary Society, '16-
'17, '17-'18g Cadet Corps, '18-'19g German
Club, '16-'17, Vice-President Athletic Asso-
"Surely I shall be wiser in a year."
MARY ELNORA PRITCHETT
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Pageant, '18g "Miss Cherry Blossom," '19,
Glee Club, '19g "Fi-Fi," '19,
"She studies day and night."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Cadet Corps, '18-'19,
"We really took him for Cicero at first
alm 3: "I laid me down and slept."fThe Study Hall Sluggard.
Forum Literary Society, '17-'18, Cadet
Corps, '18-'19, Boys' Working Reserve, Ag-
riculture Club, '17-'18, '18-'l9.
"A modern gentleman of stateliest port."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
Orchestra, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19-'20, Class
President, '17-'18, Glee Club, '18-'19, '19-'20,
Circulation Manager The "J", "A Strenu-
ous Life," '19, Treasurer Athletic Associa-
tion, '19-'20g Pageant, '18.
"We should judge that he is well nigh in-
Forum Literary Society, '17-'18, Pag-
"Thy beauty is our pride and joy."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18,
"All women are ambitious naturally."
Psalm 5: "My voice shalt thou hear in the morning."-Miss Shepherd
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'ISQ
Pageant, '18g Carnival, '18g "Miss Che1'ry
Blossom," '19g 'tFi-Fi," 'l9g Glee Club, ,19-
'2She goeth to bed early" fin the morn-
Forum Literary Society, ,16-'17, '17-'18g
"To know her is a liberal education."
Forum Literarv Society, '16-'17, '17-'1S3
Spanish Club, '17-'18,
"She loves not many words."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'1S.
"An undiscovered genius."
alm 147: "He sendotli fnrtli his ClillllililhdlllCY1t.H?1Il'. WVoud, in P. T.
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18.
"I am a man of mystery."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'183
Glee Club, '19-'20, "Fi-Fi," '19.
"She reminds us of girls in story books."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Basketball, '18-'19, '19-'20g Signal Corps,
'18-'l9g "Miss Cherry Blossom," '19g Base-
ball, '17-'18, '18-'19, '19-'20,
"Always ready to do his part."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
Secretary-Treasurer, '17-'18g Secretary Ath-
letic Association, '19-'20g Assistant Busi- ,
ness Manager The HJ."
"A rare student with a marvelous mind."
Psalm 147: "He sendeth out his word and melteth them."-Mr. Henry
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Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
"A Strenuous Life," '19, "Fi-Fi," '19g Glee
'fWhen we want to eat we go to Ellen."
fShe goes to her mothelzj
Class Vice-President, '19-'2Og Joke Editor
The "J", "Miss Cherry Blossom," 'l9.
"Give to me the man I love."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-'18g
"Fi-Fi," '19g Pageant, '18g President Ath-
letic Association, '19-'20,
"One of sublime dignity."
' Forum Literary Society, ,IG-'17, '17-'18g
Pageant, '18g Cadet Corps, '18-'19g German
Club, '16-'17gg Agriculture Club, '18-'19,
"Much study is a weariness of the flesh."
will sing ai new song unto tlie0."4'1'l1e Cleo Club.
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, '17-,189
Orchestra, '17-'18, '18-'l9g "Miss Cherry
Blossom," '19g "A Strenuous Life," '19.
"Only an Irish boy."
Forum Literary Society, '16-'17, l17-'lSg
Agriculture Club, '17-'18, '18-'19.
"You are a man of honor and we can
Forum Literary Society, '17, '17-'18g Bas-
ketball, '17, '17-'18, '18-'19, Captain '19-'205
All Tournament Guard, '20, Cadet Corps,
"Hard of muscle."
Forum Literary Societyg "Fi-Fi."
"Good temper, like a sunny day, sheds a
brightness over everything."
Psalm 142: "For I am bl'1lllfl'lIt vs-ry low,"--Wlmen In-on ik-ll out ul' his sea
Forum Literary Society.
A RECITATION ROOM
l lllll lil All' l should Count lllf'lll.l'fTl1lPSL' pass slips.
"A voracious reader, and a deep thinker
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Senior Class History
Truly a marvelous class of Freshmen was it that entered the new jersey
Township High School Building in the Fall of 1916. The other classes dared not
laugh at us or call us "Greenies," because they were of our color, we being all in
a new building and with new teachers. We therefore passed lightly and suc-
cessfully through that usual stage of awe and confusion. We were allowed no
privileges, however, by the haughty Seniors, such as the present Freshmen have
enjoyed under our mild yoke, but were kept in constant obscurity by their ter-
As Sophomores we executed what is commonly known as "Stepping out."
With the Freshmen that year, we had some enjoyable times, individually and
collectively, attending parties while the "big snow" was on. We were honored
this year by having three men, Louis Giers, Clifford and Maurice Bell, on the
basketball squad, also two members, Lewis Ballard and Lucian Dressel, in the
Ciceronian Interscholastic Debating Society.
As juniors we found our number greatly depleted, but possessed, neverthe-
less, of mental faculties equal to offset this handicap. We performed our first
social activity during this year by having a wiener roast, having attempted simi-
lar affairs unsuccessfully during the preceding years. We entertained the Se-
niors in the Spring with one of the most successful and elaborate Proms in his-
tory. Miss Kindred, our class sponsor, gave us valuable service and advice,
which we needed greatly.
Our Senior year has passed all too quickly, and before we are fully aware
of its passing we find ourselves standing on the brink of the precipice, facing
the world. Yet our Senior year has been our happiest and most successful one.
We have not been troubled by the interference of other classes or by fear of the
teachers. We have enjoyed a wiener roast at Fitzgerald's wood and a dance at
the Knights of Columbus' Hall, both of which proved enjoyable and financially
successful. We have published a volume of "The j," which we are rightfully
proud of, and have witnessed the High School in the best condition concerning
all phases, in its history. We have in our class all types of members: wise men,
fools or nuts, athletes, literary geniuses, musical prodigies and comedians. In
closing we would not overlook the services rendered us by Mr. Henry and Miss
Palmstrom who have been with us-the former four years, the latter three years,
of our high school life. To the future Seniors of the J. T. H. S., we wish even a
fuller measure of happiness and success.
A Senior, '20.
Psalm 139: "Such knowledge is too wmiderful fm' mo."-'l'lxo Trip: Student.
Senior Class Will
We, the class of the j. T. H. S., 1920, having been proven to be of undoubteo
superiority of mind, finding ourselves overburdened with knowledge, and our
end fast approaching, do hereby solemnly affirm and publish this, our last will
Upon the Freshmen we bestow a high and fully developed stage of civiliza
To thc Sophomores we leave our power and ability to eclipse the juniors.
To the juniors we leave our headgear, hats, etc., hoping they will not prove
We, the undersigned, do give and bequeath our possessions as follows:
"I Lena Accario, my knowledge of Am. Hist. to Eva Gamerdingerf'
"I, Anna Ansel, my vampire eyes to Edna Lowe."
"I, Lewis Ballard, my mechanical drawing pencil to Perry Ford."
"I, Aline Dougherty, my speed at shorthand to lmo Ruyle."
"I, Urna Lyall, my quiet disposition to Charlotte Enos."
"I, Earl Redlich, my alarm clock to Amiel Feyerabendf'
"I, Russell T. Rich, my pretty sweater to the Freshman B. B. team."
"I, Ellen Louise Schulte, my recipe for picnic lunches to Olive Sumner."
"I, Milo Wells, my thunderous voice to Hollis Cattf'
"I, Mildred McBrien, my coal black hair to Helen Heller."
"I, jesse Farmer, my palatable lead pencils to Thomas Fitzpatrick."
, Leon Gimmy, my heart to Rosalind Keely."
"I, Opal Hightchew, my smiles to Harry Campion."
"I, Hazel Shortal, my last 'perfect copy' to Imogene Rives."
"I, Tom Kirby, my affection to the keeping of the juniors."
"I, Hazel Malott, my powder and paint to Opal Schoetkerf'
-"I, Rose Nimerick, my place in the orchestra to Loyal Gimmy,"
"I, Mary Accario, my school spirit to Helen Hanley."
"I, Clifford Bell, my drums and sticks to Fern Patton."
"I, Charles McConnell, my giant's strength to Richard Wilhite."
Psalm 139: "'I'lwu Iinuwffst, my tluwnsiMing."-XVl10n the Sly-et XVas O
Senior Class Will- Continued
Lynn Pritchett, my first class reputation to Earl Wortheyf'
Mabel Pivoda, my surplus knowledge to Thurston Baxter."
Sherrill Vahle, my skill on the typewriter to Fred Rowdenf'
Ross Faulkner, my dance ticket to Hollis Eastham."
Emmett Fitzgerald, my culture and refinement to William johns."
Victoria Enos, my ability at financiering to Catherine Stephenson
Lucian Dressel, my switch key to Mr. Wood."
Roland Powel, the paper under my desk to john O'Loughlin."
Anna Mains, my pleasant voice to Edward Eck."
Zoe Landon, my promise to john Dougherty."
Winfred Daum, twelve ounces of weight to Wayne Fink."
Charles Adams, my basketball suit to john Daniels."
Mildred Aderton, my friendly disposition to Hildegarde Browne.
Marcus Gibbons, my protection of the fair ladies to Arch Nelson."
Russell Erwin, my place in the center of the floor to Russell Seago
Alonzo Boker, my history outline to Miss Smiley."
Waldo Meyer, my bicycle to Peter Steckel."
Ruth Shea, my talent as a beau catcher to Beulah Cadwalladerf'
Everett Wiegand, my last pair of rubbers to Francis Seagof'
Alyda Zeiser, my dignity to those juniors who haven't any."
Hazel Taylor, my ability to collect money to Emma Fay Houze."
Robert Stafford, my English book to the guy that swiped it."
Anna Murray. one of my curls to Virginia Robinson."
Irene Burns, my gracefulness to jake Ansel."
Edith Egelhoff, my activity in physical training class to Pearl Schneider
Loretta Quinn, my strong constitution to Sara Bartlett."
Elnora Pritchett, my extra shoe strings to Leta Cornwell."
Margaret Case, my golden silence to Helen Massey."
Lawrence Moore, my unexcelled reputation to Clarence Spaulding
Psalm 134: "Lift up your hands."-In the Study Hull.
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Senior Class Will-Continued
"I Mary Corder, my love for line arts to Edith McCollister."
"I, joe Fleming, my Irish grin to Robert Bowen."
, Muriel Perkins, my job as swine feeder to Wayne Fink."
"I, Sam Stephenson, my red sweater to Mildred Mason."
"I, Louis Giers, my basketball ability to Frank Fritterf'
"I, Leslie Bray, my broad smile to Edith Gammerdingerf'
"I, Eula Baptist, my ability to flirt to Ella Lowe."
In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names and affixed our
seal, on this first day of March, in the year of our Lord, nineteen hundred and
twenty, and in the year of the Republic, one hundred and forty-four.
SHERRILL VAHLE, '20.
ANNA L. ANSEL, '20.
LUCIAN DRESSEL, '20,
MARCUS GIBBONS, '20.
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Psalm 132: "I will not give slm-ep to mini eve-sf'-Milo NYells.
'Tis the year of '45g
I need not tell the rest,
Except the class of 1920
Is with highest honors blest.
Clif Bell, so big and strong,
ls a blacksmith blithe and gayg
While Russell Rich, you all must know,
ln the Republican party has full sway.
Leon Gimmy a fiddler is
Away in far off Franceg
But Winfred Daum has gone in deep
On the wonderful game of chance.
Tom Kirby is a banker bi,
And handles lots of moneyg
While jesse Farmer in comedies
Tries hard to make things funny.
Urna Lyall, we meet as the President's wlte
She lives in old D. C.g
But Zoe, a maiden young and fair,
Is johnny's "bride-to-be."
A butcher big is Lawrence Moore:
He grinds his sausage cleang
But Mabel Pivoda has left this shore
For the land of the Shamrock green.
In far off San Domingo
Rose Nimerick reigns as queeng
For Everett Wiegand has won the land
As one of our Marines.
Mildren McBrien a vampire is
In the movies way out west,
With Russell Erwin, the leading man,
ln, "Over the Mountain Crest."
Anna Murray has a store
Of first class millineryg
If you wish your fortune told,
Please call on Ellen Schulte.
Hazel Shortal is keeping books
ln her father's new elevator,
Robert Stafford a chemist is
Away in the city of Decatur.
Psalm 128: "For thou shalt eat."--lGvf-ryb
Class Prophecy -Continued
Elnora Pritchett has gone to France
To fashion for a living,
Mildred Aderton, a broker's wife,
To the Red Cross fund is giving.
Ross Faulkner in King james' Court
ls acting as a tutor,
While the queen, Hazel Malott,
Can find no likely suitor.
Emmett Fitzgerald's a B. B. coach,
And trains his boys just sog
But Roland Powel, 'tis strange to say,
Is a second E. A. Poe.
Marcus Gibbons is a heavyweight,
The world's championship he holds,
And Irene Burns in Petrograd
ls playing opera roles.
Opal Hightchew's married now
And travels up and downg
Aline Dougherty as a poetess,
'Tis said, has won renown.
Lynn Pritchett is a gardener
And hoes out all the weedsg
Edith Eglehoff has won renown
In doing splendid deeds.
Margaret Case, a beauteous maid,
Has become a great heart breakerg
While Mary Corder has come to be
The world's best picture taker.
Alyda Zeiser has gone up north
To teach a public schoolg
And Lewis Ballard in the South
Now runs a swimming pool.
Waldo Meyer a preacher is
In the slums of old New York,
While Alonzo Boker in his laboratory
ls turning brick to cork.
Lena Accario, as you can see,
ls a hostess on Palm Beach shoreg
But Mary in the Opera Grand
ls singing "Il Trovatore."
alm 126: "He gtwlh forth and weep:-ill."-Tliv
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Lucian Dressel is raising pigs
On a farm in Argentineg
Where Anna Ansel rides around
In a great big limousine.
Charles Adams. a husky lad,
ls the boss of a lumber yardg
While Earl Redlich as a plumber
Is working very hard.
Loretta Quinn is a suffragette
And rules in Congress Hallsg
Charles McConnell as Dr. Spratt
Answers all his calls.
Ruth Shea is a dancing teacher,
She knows just how to stepg
And in the shoe store on the corner
Sherrill puts lots of "pep."
Hazel Taylor's on her way
To lecture at a meetingg
While Mildred Spangle sent us
All a Christmas greeting.
And Milo Wells, 'tis said,
Now owns the Candy Storeg
With Louis Giers as "bouncer"
Which makes the tough guys "sore."
Anna Mains has found a man
And settled down in peaceg
Before joe Fleming's door is seen,
"The best of farms are here for lease."
Vic Enos is a doctor now
And fills her own prescriptionsg
While Eula Baptist with a magazine
Has success with her subscriptions.
Leslie Bray now runs a show
In a very scientific wayg
While "Stephenson 81 Perkins"
Are lawyers for Uncle Sam today.
Lucian Dressel, '20
Leon Gimmy, '20,
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President ....,.4.. .........,,A..... ...,,..A. .., ..,A.f.,.....,.......... F red Rowden
Vice-President . ............ ,, ,...,. P auline Hamilton
Secretary and Treasurer . ..., .....,.,, j ohn Dougherty
Class Sponsor .......s..,,s,s.s, ss.srsrs Il 'liss Hedden
Class Colors ..,ww.. ,,r,v,, R ed and Green
Standing, left to right-Eva Gamerdinger, Helen Brooks, Irene Barnes, Alice
Louise jacoby, Anna Henson, Emma Groppel, Agnes Nlitzel, Edith
Second Row, left to right-Earl Worthey, Clarinda Campbell, Imogene Rives.
Miss Heddon, Elma johnson, Genevieve Keller, lmo Ruyle.
Front Row, left to rightYHelen Seago, Catherine Stephenson. Olive Sumner.
Helen Hanley, Hildegarde Browne, Pauline Hamilton, Archie Nelson.
Psalm llfl: "Hi-zii' mx x 1-1-,"A-'l'liv 1-lass pre-siilm-nts.
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Iunior Class History
We, the present Junior Class, entered the J. T. H. S. in the Fall of 1917. We were
prepared to show all other classes that, with all the advantages and brains we possessed.
we could outclass them.
Of course, we were thought to have a very greenish hue as all "Freshies" have, but
then, after we were ordered around by the Seniors, ignored by the Juniors, and
laughed at by the Sophomores, this soon wore off.
Under the leadership of Albert Branom we weathered well and after many parties
and enjoyable times we were respected by the Seniors. Our band was strengthened by
sixteen new members at Christmas.
John Dougherty served as captain and Mrs. Grogan as class sponsor in our Sopho-
more year. We were now experienced students and looked down with much disgust on
mere "Freshies." All the upper classmen were beginning to appreciate such a brilliant
class. This year was spent in much studying and very good times, and we finished the
year with an outing at Chautauqua.
Now we are full fledged Juniors after many trials and tribulations of our former
two years. We have chosen Fred Rowden as leader, and Miss Hedden as class sponsor.
We are doing fine in our school work and have had many delightful times this year.
We possess many talents as is shown by our musical ability. We are poets, and
my! such rooters!!
Our class always has a good spirit, never shirking when we a1'e needed and always
helping in everything the school attempts.
The basketball record of the Junior Class is one that the student body can well be
proud of. Bud Giers was "sub" on the first team and is now captain of our wonderful
team. Seago and Post are forwards on the first team also. So you see we have a
good showing here.
The Junior Class has played a big part in other activities as well as in basketball.
During our Sophomore year we helped make the play, "Miss Cherry Blossom," a suc-
cess, and "A Strenuous Life" would not have been so st1'enuous without us. Leading
parts in "Fi-Fi of the Toy Shop" were taken this year by Junior girls and boys.
Contests of any kind would fail without us for we not only add "enthusiasm" and
"pep" to the contest but we usually win.
Because of our wonderful success in the past, and of cur brilliant accomplishments
in the present, we think it is not too much to predict that the class of 1921 will be the
best class that the J. T. H. S. has yet known.
Standing fleft to rightj-Austin Yocom, John Dougherty, Peter Steckel, Raymond
Piggott, Edward Allen, Loren Foiles, Clarence Spaulding, Russel Seago.
Second Row Cleft to rightj--Maurita King, Viola Richey, Miss Hedden, Emma Faye
Houze, Thema Yocom, Melva Frost, Walter Becker.
Front Row fleft to right!-Jake Ansel, Francis Seago, Clark Post, Fred Rowden,
Carl Brockmeyer, Albert Dunsing, Fern Patton.
Psalm 17: "Thou hast proved."-'l'he Gu-mm-try Studs-nl.
Earned Not Donated
We, the Juniors of the Jerseyville Township High School, were not given four extra
pages of the "J" as a token of the esteem the Seniors had for us but we worked hard
and spent as much money as we dared for the honor. It was announced by Lucian
Dressel, editor-in-chief of the 1920 "J," that the class who bought the most Annuals and
paid for them would receive four pages in their Annual to prove their supreme worth.
The Freshmen decided to run us a race, having in their favor the largest class in the
High School. But being older, and therefore backed with heavier pocketbooks and our
determination to carry out our reputation, we easily overcame them, so this introduces
to you the class of 1921, prize-winne1's.
Winners as Usual
In October the J. T. H. S. was notified that their hrst art exhibit was to be held.
The faculty decided to give a prize to the class, also the individual, selling the most sea-
son tickets and pictures. The Junior Class received the first prize, which was an en-
graved plate with "1921" on it, to be placed on one of the best pictures. Milo Wells
received the individual prize, which was a large picture of "Stratford on Avon."
Several notable memorials have been presented by former classes to the school, but
there is one memorial now in the school which is worthy of special mention. It is
"Prosperity Under the Law," presented by the Junior Class of the J. T. H. S.
The Iunior Basketball Team
We Juniors have a hard time organizing basketball teams, as our class consists
almost wholly of girls. This year's team did very well, as we lost only one game dur-
ing the entire season. This was one of those hard-luck games in which our ball would
roll around the ring, and roll off the basket.
We are good losers, and were glad to let the Freshmen win, as it was against them
that we we1'e playing, because they are new to the business, and need all the encourage-
ment that they can get.
We would have had a stronger team than we did but some of our men were so good
that they were needed for the big team. Giers, the all-star guard, was a Junior at the
beginning of the year, and Post and Seago, those "peppy" little forwards, are full
So, taking it as a whole, the Juniors have had a most wonde1'ful basketball season.
RAH! RAH! HAH!-JUNIURS
Are the Juniors right there when it comes to rooting? Well, yes!
Of course the Juniors are talented in every line of endeavor, but one in which they
excel is in giving loyal support to our marvelous basketball team. They are always
on hand at all the games and don't mind letting every one else know it.
And at Jacksonville! Well, didn't that crowd sit up and take notice when about
twenty 'tCowvillains" fmostly Juniorsl, led by our illustrious Junior yell leader, Arch
Nelson, made more fuss than all the rest of the crowd!
If you want anything well done, leave it to the Juniors!
Psalm el: "Stand in Awe."-That Uarrolltnn Team.
THE JUNIOR BASKETBALL TEAM
Left to Right--Earl Worthey, Raymond Piggott. Samuel Stevenson, Walter Beecker
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WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF-
Eva Gammerdinger should laugh 'Z
Nooks Jacoby should make a serious
Samuel Stephenson should be seen
Some of the High School boys used
their heads for something more than a
hat rack and a cigarette holder?
Lost-A box containing powder puff,
lip stick, eyebrow pencil and'rouge.
Finder please return to Mildred Ader-
Lost-Several freckles. Finder please
return to Mildred Mason. Large rewa1'd.
No questions asked.
Carl-"Did you know there is a mys-
tery connected with Austin Yocom's
Arch-"No, what's the mystery 7"
Carl-"Why, there's a girl in the case."
ISN'T IT THE TRUTH?
Clarinda--"What church do you go
Francis Seago-"None, my baptism
Jake and Samuel reading before the
fireplace on a rainy day.
Jake-"Sam, is it raining 7"
Sam-"I don't knowg go out and see."
Jake-"Pm too tired."
QA half-hour of silencej
Jake-"Sam, is it still raining?"
Sam-"I don't knowg go out and see."
fFive minutes iaterj
Jake-"O-o-h, Sam! Call the dog and
see if he is wet."
Bob-"Hilda, I've lea1'ned a new way
to spell nut: N-t. Pardon me, I forgot
and left 'u' out."
J. T. H. S. "ADS"
Lost-An ounce of fat. Return to
Found'-Clifford Bell at school one day
Lost-Some common sense. Finder
please return to Lewis Ballard.
For Rent-Several rooms on my top
Hoor. Light and ai1'y, no furniture.-
Madge Aderton-"Ah, me! I'm fast be-
coming fond of Harry Rowelf'
An accident occurred during "Fi-Fi."
Helen Hanley fell from the moon. And
it was so sudden.
Yell Leader-"Nine rahs for Cootie
Whitenack, the all-star player!"
Skinny Erwin-"Nine rahs for my-
If Emma Martin were skinny
And Hudle Browne were fat,
And Fred Rowden's hair were curly-
Now, what would you think of that?
LIFE'S DARK MOMENTS
ln the parlor there were three:
Archie Nelson, the light and she.
There are too many lno doubtj,
So the little light went out.
Thema-"I saw Carl this morning, and
he smiled at nie."
Hilda-"That's nothing, I saw him this
afternoon, and he laughed at me."
Why did Clark Post wear his ice-cream
trousers to school in February?
Answer-His school trousers were un-
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Sophomore Class Officers
President .o,oossso.......oo ,,oA.o...,..,. R obert Bowen
Vice-President ,.,,,, ,,,,.,, V irginia Robinson
Secretary ,4,,,,,, ,,,,,,,A .,,. P e rry Ford
Treasurer e,e,A....,, ,,,s,.e, I rene Quinn
Class Sponsor ....Y.o .ovo,ee,e M iss Read
Class Colors vw,,,,e ,,,l,e, P urple and Gold
Standing, left to right-Lester Kramer, Gordon Wiles, Sarah Bartlett, Charles
Daniels, Pearl Schneider, Harold Whitenack, Erma Worthey, Harry
Second Row, left to rightflrene Quinn, Nina Wiegand, Mary Snow, Miss Read,
Margaret Shortal, Virginia Robinson, Edna Lowe, Iris Griffin.
Front Row, left to right-john Daniels, Dorothy Landon, Thurston Baxter,
Helen Massey, Marie O'Donnell, james Massey, Cora Powers. Waldo
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Sophomore Class History
Yes, you have seen our faces before, and in an Annual, too, if you please. Although
we may look the same to you, we have changed vastly. We have acquired far more
knowledge than we had a year ago. If you will but look at the title of this writing you
will understand why this is so:
WE ARE SOPHOMORES.
We have accomplished what we, as Freshmen, thought would be a great achieve-
ment: the acquisition of the name of Sophomore. Now our ambition is to become lofty
and mighty Seniors. Furthermore, we all intend to reach this goal in not such a great
lapse of time.
Our class has grown since we were Freshmen-an unusual occurrence-and we now
have forty-five in our class.
The Freshmen and the Juniors have repeatedly tried to get ahead of us, and, in
many instances, we regretfully admit, they have succeeded, not always, however, for,
although we may not have as large a class as some of the others, did we not carry off
the laurels on two occasions? First, we surpassed all of the other classes in the sale
of tickets for "Fi-Fi," our class selling 3145.00 worth. And then, one of our number, Lulu
Draper by name, brought fame to us again by winning in the pronunciation contest.
Lulu for awhile stood alone against six other contestants, but in the end all took their
seats, leaving Lulu winner of the contest.
We have grown so fond of study this year that we have had no time to enjoy the
wiener roasts and parties, that in our younger days we loved. We did have a Hal-
lowe'en party, however, at the home of our class president, Robert Bowen. The initia-
tion into the mysteries of Hallowe'en was a thrilling experience, and only those who
were present could ever understand the feeling of it. We hope that in the future we
shall have many more enjoyable times.
We Sophomores are not only studious but thrifty as well. We are now planning a
play by which to make money for the class treasury. To vary and give spice to our
lives we are hoping for many pleasant and happy times to crown our busy and strenuous
To see the faces that are portrayed on the opposite page next year you may look
where the Juniors are found this year. Every one of us firmly intends to be found there,
and so we will say our final goodbys to you as Sophomores, and hope to meet you again
next year as Juniors.
-Virginia S. Robinson.
Standing Qleft to rightj-William Johns, Leta Cornwell, Raymond Killion, Estelle
Eglehoff, Perry Ford.
Second Row lleft to righti--Wilma Hunter, Amiel Feyerabend, Lulu Draper, Miss
Read, Hilda Cummings, Roy Eglehoff, Hollis Eastham.
Front Row lleft to rightl-Howard Hunter, Clara Belle Johnston, Robert Bowen,
Marguerite Callahan, Rosalind Keely, Clinton East, Beulah Cadwallader.
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Freshman Class Officers
President ,,,,Y,Y,..,,,.,., .. .,,.,.A..v,...,...,,..,,,..,..,,,,,.. .....Y., E Clwilrd Eck
Vice-President ,, .,s,,sss ,, ,sss ..,Elean0r Dressel
Secretary and Treasurer ,.,s,,, s,,,s, L awrence Keller
Class Sponsor ,, ,vv., A,,, Al,,, , , ,ss,, Mrs. McMahon
Class Colors , ,, Maroon and Gold
Standing, left to rightfMildred Ballard, Hazel Murray, Mildred Heath, Edward
Elmore, Opal Schoctker, Elizabeth Daniels, Penelope Wood, Edith Mc-
Second RowssGladys Drury, William Fuchs, Frances Cummings, Mrs. McMahon,
Mary Marguerite Keller, Edward Eck, Nadine Gillespie, Agnes Flinn.
Bottom Row-Eleanor Dugan, Edwin Flinn, Helen O'T00le, Ira Wells, Eleanor
Dressel, Hollis Cart. Ethel Watts, Francis Richey.
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Freshman Class History
The yacht of '23 of the KI. T. H. S. squadron was organized at the beginning
of the school term. The yacht was well manned with Gordon Wiles, Captaing
Rosalind Keely, First Mate, Lawrence Keller, Keeper of the "Log and Purserf'
The first event on the beginning of our cruise was a wiener roast, which
took place at Sinclair's. Two auto loads lost their way, which added to the ex-
It was the first semester that the yacht struck a gold mine, selling almond
bars at the basketball games. We also had a basketball team which won for us
many honors. On this cruise, we landed some of the crew on the Musical Shores
to aid in making the Orchestra, Glee Club and Chorus a success.
At the beginning of the second semester, some of our officers were trans-
ferred to other yachts. so Edward Eck was appointed Captain and Eleanor Dres-
sel, First Mate.
Smallpox was getting so bad that we were not allowed to have gatherings
for a time, but, on the night of March 2nd, we had a party and I think everyone
will agree that we had a good time.
So the Class of '23 will go "on and on" with its usual life and enthusiasm and
come out with many honors.
Standing lleft to riglitl-Raymontl Haushalter, Harry Laliey. Ifla Hemphill, Char-
lotte Enos. Louis Gillespie, Helen Utt, Harry Campion. Josephine Habing.
Second Row lleft to rightl-Wesley Dabbs, Sarah Murray, ltZ1Ul'l1TlCC Kcllcr, Mrs.
McMahon, Elsworth Ansel, Helen Dawson. Ruth Bright, Richard Wilhite.
Bottom Row lleft to right--Loyal Gimmy, Leola Slaten, Theodore Kuntz, Lucille
Biermann. Thomas Fitzpatrick. Loretta Hunley, Norton McQuerry, Helen Tentlick.
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The hands of the clock were turning fast,
As through the hall a Freshman passed,
A youth who bore, 'mid paper and books,
Those strange and scary Freshman looks-
His face was sad, and his dark eye
Looked as tho' he were going to cryg
His shoes sounded like they were made of
And from his lips escaped a groan!
He went up as far as the office door,
He acted as if his legs were soreg
He went to the library to look for a book,
But oh my! How his legs shook-
'tHave you a pass?" Miss Shepherd saidg
The frightened Freshie shook his heady
His hair had changed from brown to red,
And the words he wanted, could not be said
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Under the careful supervision of our untiring friend and instructor, Mrs.
McMahon, we began the continuation of our last year's work early in the school
season. Since a large per cent. of our members had been with us the two pre-
ceding years we were in a position last fall to advance from where we had
stopped last june. As a result I feel that I can say, without exaggeration, that
we have now achieved the highest accomplishments yet attained in the history
of the High School Orchestra. Be that as it may, however, we have labored to-
gether for three years, I know, with a gradual and welcome influx of new mem-
bers, and have found great pleasure in our work.
This year it has been our privilege to play for "Fi-Fi", for the musical and
physical exhibition, for the High School and Senior plays, besides entertaining
the assembly on several occasions and playing at various minor events.
Our enrollment number, which is thirteen, might suggest bad luck, but not
so for us. It is needless to say that we are proud of our orchestra and wish that
organization all possible success in the future.
We give herewith the names of the members in the orchestra of l9l9-20.
Director, Mrs. M. W. McMahon
First Violins: Saxophone and Double Bass:
Marguerite Callahan Mr. Darl F. Wood '
Lucian Dressel Cornets:
Leon S. Gimmy Tom W. Kirby
Second Violins: Sherrill Vahle
Edyth McCollister Sarah Bartlett
Rose Nimerick Piano:
Cello: Eleanor Dressel
Rosalind Keely Drums:
Clifford C. Bell
L. S. GIMMY.
Psalm lil: "More to be il:-sired are they than nm-lil."-'I'l1o U1'c'l1r'st1':1.
History of the Glee Club
During the past season the Glee Club under the patient direction of Mrs.
McMahon has mastered some of the most difficult selections of chorus music.
The Glee Club is but a branch of the chorus work in the high school, being com-
posed of those students who are farthest advanced in that line of music. The
importance of this work must not be underestimated. Not only to the individual
members is it a benefit, but to the school that can supply upon short notice a
group of trained singers, which does honor to the institution it represents.
The Glee Club gave two numbers at the State Baptist Convention held in
jerseyville early in the fall. lt took a major part in a concert of High School
musical talent given in the Auditorium during the month of February. Selec-
tions are being prepared for the Commencement exercises, which will bring to
a close a pleasantand successful season for the j. T H. S. Glee Club.
Standing, left to rightfWinfred Daum, Irene Barnes, Sherrill Vahle, Mrs. Mc-
Mahon, Loren Foiles, Ellen Louise Schulte, Perry Ford, Marguerite
Second Row-Clarinda Campbell, Melva Frost, Imogene Rives, joe Fleming,
Rosalinda Keely, Loretta Zuinn, Helen Seago.
Bottom Row-Helen Hanley, Walter Beecker, Zoe Landon, Emma Groppel, Lu-
cian Dressel, Maurita King, Robert Bowen.
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Class of 1916
Bowen, Gertrude .................YV,.. .,........,....,..,... ... .......... J e r Seyville
Birkenmayer, Amy fDruryJ ...... ,,.,..,... J erseyville,
Clark, Clinton .........,..............,.., ..,....V,, J erseyville
Campbell, Josie ..........,. ,.,..... ,....w.... J e rseyville,
Carney, Richard ....................i,..,.. ,i......... F idelity,
Coulthard, Blanche fWylderj i,,,,.. .Y.7,,i J erseyville
Edwards, Terry W. .......,...i..,,.. .......... J erseyville,
Fosha, Albert A. ..,,,.........,........ ...,.,, W ood River,
Garber, Stell Anna 1Millerj a..,.. ...,,.,... J erseyville,
Green, Howard E. ....,i,.,.....,...., ............... A lton,
Groppell, 'Theodore ..,...,.
Hageman, Charlotte .,,... ..,,.......,,....
Hanley, Marguerite .........,...,.,. .,....... J erseyville,
Herold, Lucille ...........,.............,... .,.,,..... J erseyville,
Jacoby, Pauline fJenningsJ ...,.. a......... J erseyville,
Jenkins, Emily M. ..........,,...,.... .......... J erseyville,
Keehner, Clarence B. .... ,..,.,.... Jerseyville,
Kirchner, Otha H. ,,...,............,, ....,..... J erseyville,
Landon, Esther ....,..............,,.,iC,.,, .......e,. J erseyville
Mathew, Katherine fBriceJ ...... ,........ J erseyville,
Miller, Wilbur G. .....,,............... ....,,. J erseyville,
Robinson, Vivian ....,.,i..,v...
White, Tacie fSchaffj .,.,.... ................,..,.....,.
Wiseman, Grace .............. e,,,......,.............,.,.,..,.. .,,,... J e rseyville
Class of 1917
Adams, Alice A. CSchattgenb ..,i...,.............,.,,..,,.. .......,., J erseyville,
Bethel, Emma Jean ,,.,,,,..,.....,,.,... ., ,C.,. Otterville
Bethel, Eva Jane .i..................... ..,,.... O tterville,
Burns, M. Hazel ............. a..,,C,,.,,, A lton,
Busch, Carl Francis ..,.,C. ,e,,,,,.,,,,,,,, D elhi,
Cornelius, Octie A. .,.,.. ,,,,,,.,,,,,,,, F idelity
Daniels, Stewart D. ......, ,,,,,.... J erseyville,
Depper, R0y F. ........ ,.,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Ford, Seward F.. ,..,,,, ,,..,...., J erseyville
Garber, Cecile ......,..,..,.,,.,...,.....,.. ,,.,,,.,, J erseyville,
Griffith, Ada ..................................... ,,,..,,,,. J erseyville,
Hackett, Evelyn Alicia fJamesj ..
.New York, N Y
Hamilton. Helen Eugenia ..............,,., mjerseyville
Howard, Darrell .......,,..,.,,,,,,,,.,,,,.,.,,..,,. ,,,.,,,-,,..V. C hicagg,
Hunter, Helen Dorothy qBeachJ ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Jacobs, Fred .......................... ............ ......... J e rseyville,
Jewsbury, Mary E. fMillerJ ,.,,,,,.,,. ,,,, . N ,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,, J erseyville
I"sz1lm 143: "I l'PlIlI'lllbE'l' the :lays nl' olml."-The Alumnus.
Alumni Directory -Continued
Kiely, Earl ,,,,,4,,,,,,,,,,i,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,. i,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,..,,,,.,,,i,,,.,i.,. L i t tle Horse Creek, Wyo.
Leigh, Anna Grace QChristyJ ...... ........,.,.... A labama City, Ala.
Mains, Lucille May ,....,.,.,,........e,, Y,,....... J erseyville, Ill.
Mathew, Floyd A. ...,e.......,,o,,.... .,oo.,...,o. U . S. Army
McMahon, Doris ,,,,,,Y,Y .,,.,.... J erseyville, Ill.
Middleton, Laverne .......e .,v,,....... U . S. Army
Nitschke, Josephine .....,. ...,..... J erseyville, Ill.
Parsnell, Grace E. ....,,... ,....., J erseyvile, Ill.
Pogue, Eleanor Knapp ,.,.,...
Pope, Oscar W. ..r.....,.,..,.,.......wes .,.,,.... U . S. Army
Pritchett, Charlotte Virginia .,rr, ....w., J erseyville, lll.
Rives, Harold ,.,.,...Y.,c,,..,......vr. .. .,V,,c.. St. Louis, Mo.
Schattgen, Harry .,.........,,,,.. ,,....... J erseyville, Ill.
Schlieper, Martin Henry ......., ,.,,,.,.......... D eceased
Schwarz, Ruth Virginia ......,,.,.,.. r.....,,,. J erseyville, lll.
Tuetken, Alberta fGroppelJ ,..... ...,.,..r. J erseyville, lll.
Warner, Russell M. ...,.........,..., ,,.....,.. J erseyville, Ill.
Wedding, Daisy fNlelowj ,,,c,.. ..,,,, ,,.A.,. ,s,rr,, S t , Louis, Mo,
Class of 1918
Allen, Mary ,r,,,,,,,,,,,r,,, ..,,,,,,. J erseyville, lll.
Beach, Froman A, ,,,,,,, ,,,,....,, J erseyville, Ill.
Bell, Russell ,,,,,,,,,,.,, ,,,.,r.... J erseyville, lll.
Burns, Earl ...,,,,ll.. cr..,...,....,, A lton, Ill.
Brooks, Harold ..lra.,,,ll .,.r,rl.. J erseyville, Ill.
Brockman, Adelia .,,,rl, ,..,..,,,, J erseyville, Ill.
Cunningham, Levis .....,, rc.a...,. J erseyville, lll.
Cray, Charles ,a,,,..,ll.., .,..,..., J erseyville, lll.
Campbell, Gladys ,t.,.,., ...,,c.l,, J erseyville, lll.
Cooke, Harold E. ..,,... ,,..c,,tll J erseyville, Ill.
Day, Eugene ....,.....,. l.,l...,, J erseyville, lll.
Dolan, Thornton J. ..... ,,....,,.. J erseyville, lll.
Edwards, Marshall ,..... ..,,,,rl,, J erseyville, lll.
Enos, Marguerite ,,,,,.. c.,..,,,l J erseyville, Ill.
Fleming, Eva ........,.. ,,..,..... J erseyville, Ill.
G'Sell, Maybelle rr.,., l,,,,. . Jerseyville, lll.
Gibbons, Veronica ..... ......... J erseyville, lll.
Hardy, Mildred .........., ,l.l.,.,,, J erseyville, Ill.
Kreuger, Katie ....,.,.,,,,... ......... J erseyville, Ill.
Munsterman, Frank .,,.,. ,,,,,,,,,, J erseyville, Ill.
Nlitzcl. Marie ............,,, ........,, J erseyville, lll.
NlCD2ll'lCl, Anna ........ ..,,.,. ..,..,,,,.,,l,.,, ..,,.,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,., , , , ,,,,,,,,,, J erseyville, lll,
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Nestler, lrene lWatsonj .......w . .. ....,.A Granite City
Penning, Fred .,....,,A.,.A,,,., . ........w...,wYew Alton,
Powel, Steward D. .r.....4..,,,ee,e,,., ......... J erseyville
Quinn, Mary Margaret .ie,,,v,eee,,,, ........ J erseyville,
Quinn, Anna Grace lStanleyj ...,ie ..,...... J erseyville
Rintoul, Victor .,e.,..et4.44.i,,ee,e,eee,ve, .ei,eee, J erseyville.
Schmidt, Elsie qHall J i,,,v., ,....,.. J erseyville,
Shade, Wilmina t,t,..,Att,ett, .,.t.,.. J erseyvilel,
Schmidt, Anna vY.,,, .eee.i,, J erseyville,
Tracy, Regina ,,ccc.cc,,,.c. ic.i,i,i J erseyville,
Walsh, James ....,...,,,ci..cc,,.,c, ,.,...... J erseyville
Wiegand, Clarence R. .,..cc. ........ J erseyville,
Woolsey, Estel ,,,,..,...,... ,Y,,,ccccYc,... K ane
Woodruff, Virginia ,c..i. .......ii.....,........,.., ci,,,ccc, J e rseyville
Class of 1919
Albart, Marie M. ..c,.. cccc,,.,...c.,.,,......,... ...,..... J e rseyville
Albart, Susie A. ,ccc.,,, cic,,.icc J erseyville
Albert, Nicholas A. ...... ,...,.ci. J erseyville
Barringer, Velma S. .i.c...i. c.,,ccc.c J erseyville
Beatty, Roy V,.....,..,,.,..,........ ,....,,. J erseyville,
Brockmeyer, Anna M. .,..... ........ J erseyville,
Brown, Doris .,i,i,.i..i,ici,,,, ,,...... J erseyville,
Browne, Gertrude M. ..... ......... J erseyville
Bowen, Richard ............... ......... J erseyville
Cummings, Blanche ....... ........ J erseyville,
Cummings, Howard ....... ......,.. J erseyville
Daniels, George ............ ....,.... J erseyville
Day, Marjorie ....,.., ......,. J erseyville,
Dolan, Junior ........ ........ J erseyville,
Drury, Augusta ......... .,..,,... J erseyville
Drury, Lawrence .......,,. ...,...,. J erseyville
Edwards, Charles W. ..... ....,,,.. J erseyville
Fleming, Kathlene C. ..... ..,,.,.., J erseyville
Frost, Anna M. ,............. ,,,.,,.,,,,,.,,,.., K ane
Teutken, Emma M. ...... ....,..,, J erseyville
Vahle, Velma T. ....... ........ J erseyville,
Williamson, Irene ,..... ,,,,,,,,, J erseyville
Worthey, Esther .........,. ,.,.,,,,, J erseyville
Wieghard, Freda E. .... .,,.,,., J erseyville,
Wat6l'S, Buelah .......,. ,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Walsh, FFaI1CiS .............. ......... J erseyville
Williams, Ethel M. ...... ,,,,A,,, J erseyville,
Psalm 36: "They shall be abundantly satisfied."-Witll the
Wiegand, Lucille qSmithl ....,..,.,A,..,A.......,., ,,.. ..........................,.. ,.. . J erseyville, Ill.
Whitneld, Nicholas .,...A.,,...A,,.. ....,V..... U . S. Army
Flamm, Gertrude ,,,,w,,,, e.Yee,.e , Jerseyville, lll.
Gunterman, Hazel ...,,.. 7....... J Srseyville. Ill.
Harris, Lloyd ,w,,,A,,,,,A, ,,,,.A,. J erseyville, lll.
Hunter, Lillian ..,.,,, ......,, J efsfryville, lll.
Hall, Marie ,,,,,,wV,,ve,,e,,,, ...i.... J erseyville, Ill.
Hembrow, Sarah M. ,r,, vY...... J erseyville, lll.
Kuebrick, Leo i..r.....e. Vee,eev. J erseyville. lll.
Landon, Clyde R. .,,,. ,.,...., J erseyville, Ill.
Manning, Howard ,wY..,.. ,,e,,.,. J erseyville, Ill.
Mathew, Vera M. ,rrer. ,iee,e, S pringfield, lll.
Miller, Helen M. ,.e,eev.w... ,......., J erseyville, lll.
Mitzel, Irene ..,.....,,r,,v,,,,V , v,,,,r,r Jerseyville, lll.
O'Donnell, Bernadette ,e,,,,e,v Grafton, lll.
Perkins, Annette ....,..ii .,...,,w J erseyville, lll.
Post, Mary M. ..,i,..,,v.... ,,.,,.., J erseyville, lll.
Rowell, Mary Eleanor v..... r,,,,,Y
Rowden, Cornelia D. ,
., ,,,, Fideiify, ni.
Rich, Thelma ............, Des Moines, I
Seago. George M. ,.,,,,.. ,ee,,,...... J erseyville,
Sunderland, Lloyd ...,.,. ,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Simmons, Adeline .,...,.. ,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Shields, Leita F. .,,,.,,,,,i,,, ,i,,,,,, J erseyville,
Simmons, William H. .,e,.,,,, ,i,,,,i, J erseyville,
Sutter, Carl B. .......,.,,,.,,,.. i,,, ,,,.,,, K a mpsville,
Schwarz, George Russell ., ,...,.,, Jerseyville,
Smith, Marie R. ...,,..,...,...,,., ,,,,,,,, J erseyville,
Sunderland, Nellie H. ..,,.,e, Jerseyville,
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A queer circumstance about the class of '19 is that a very large per cent. of
it has become teachers. We have asked them for samples of their work, but
owing to epidemics closing their schools, a great number of them were unable
to respond. However, some of them did. Below are the things they sent in.
"THE MEADOW" ,
CSent in by Leo Kuebrickj
Down in the meadow,
Where the grass is rust and brown,
There came the shadows
Of the sun going down.
Then came the darkness
And the birds settle down in their nest,
And everything is in stillness-
The people go to their rest.
And the meadow is all silent-
Different from the dayg
And the big elm bough is bent
By the winds at their play.
The day is full of fun
For the little people, in the meadow.
And they like to jump and run-
But all is silent in the shadow.
-William Funkerson, Jr., Sixth Grade Tolman School.
"A DECEMBER DAY"
fSent in by Miss Esther Worthy,
It is a cold day in Decemberg
Everything is covered with snow-
Not like the pleasant September,
With sunshine and bright leaves aglow.
The hillsides are covered with coasters
As down the long hill they go,
With sweaters and caps of bright green
How they Hash o'er the bright, gleam-
On the pond there are boys and girls
Oh, they are having such fun!
And now to go home they are waiting,
This December day, it is done.
-Raymond L. Cummings.
"Dear Father, once you said: 'My son,
To manhood you have growng
Make others trust you, trust yourself,
And learn to stand alone?
Now, Father, soon I graduate,
And those who long have shown
How well they trust me want their pay,
And I can stand a loan."
Psalm 144: "Man is like unto vanity."-Miss Hedden
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The Att Exhibit
lmagine, if you can, our assembly hall and history rooms turned into an
art museum. Such was the case when the Board of Education secured an art
exhibit from Massachusetts. The collection of pictures, which was a very large
one, consisted of reproductions ot' some of the world's best paintings. also a
great number of photographs of famous buildings portraying various types of
architecture, and a great many pictures of statues, not excluding the wonders of
Nor was the social part of this thing overlooked. Miss Palmstrom's room
was changed into a charming tea room beautifully decorated with japanese
prints and other characteristic japanese articles. A great many people nad the
pleasure of drinking tea in this room and about twenty-five dollars' worth of
prints were sold.
Many people of this city, and of those neighboring, took advantage of the
opportunity, which was indeed a rare one. Several people purchased pictures
for their homes, and not a few gave pictures to the schoolg for which, allow us
to take this opportunity to thank them for their kindness and loyalty to our
By an unexpected circumstance our period to keep the exhibit was length-
ened two weeks. In order that we might make the most of such an opportunity
a prize was offered to the boy or girl selling the largest number of picturesg also
a prize was offered to the student learning to recognize the largest number of
pictures and their artists.
The selling prize was won by Milo A. Wells, who sold over fifty dollars'
worth of pictures. The other prize was won by Lucian Dressel, who named every
picture and its artist correctly. These students are both in the graduating class
The art exhibit was a success, netting the school one hundred and forty-Eve
dollars. The pictures purchased with this money, together with a great number
of pennants which have been secured by the sale of second hand books, will
surely give our high school a homelike and attractive appearance.
Leon S. Gimmy.
Vsallm lli: "'l'li0ir S ii vws shall bi- multiplit-tl."--'l'l1v Allnn "Y,"
Musical and Physical Training Exhibit
On the night of Feb. 5. 1920, an exhibit of the physical training classes was
given in the high school gymnasium.
Numbers by the chorus and orchestra, under the direction of Nlrs. IVlcNlahon,
were given during the earlier part of the eveningg the latter part being taken
up by dancing and physical exercises, directed by Miss Fink and Mr. Wood. ln
spite of the fact that the boys were rather out of rhythm on some of their gym-
nastics, the entertainment was decidedly successful.
ln order to send our District Championship Basketball Team to the State
Tournament, a market was held on Saturday, March 13, 1920. The same plan
was followed, as for the year previous, the students donating farm produce,
canned and baked goods. A profit of about one hundred dollars was realized.
In behalf of the school we wish to thank Mr. Rutlege, proprietor of the
Colonial Hotel, for the use of his supply room in which the market was held. We
also thank the loyal citizens of jerseyville and vicinity who are always willing to
support any kind of school activity.
Why the "J" Typists Need One!
"l've an invention at last that will mean a fortune!"
"What is it this time?"
"Why, it's an extra key for a typewriter. When you don't know how to spell
a word, you hit that key and it makes a blur that might be an e, an a, or most
"Dear Dr. Quack: Nly mother-in-law was at deaths doorg she took two bot-
tles of your remedy and it pulled her through."
There was a man, he had a clock,
His name was Mr. Giersg
And every day he wound it up
For more than two years.
But when at last it was found out
An eight-day clock to be,
A madder man than Mr. Giers
You'd never want to see.
Vszilni 2-l: "l.il'l up your livziclsf'-ln I".'l'. llrill.
"Fi-Fi of the Toy Shop"
Thursday, Dec. IS, launched the seasons activities, when "Fi-Fi of the Toy
Shop" was presented to a large audience in the J. T. H. S. auditorium by the
Chorus classes. "Fi-Fil' was a success from every point of view. The pretty
costumes along with a well trained cast, directed by Nlr. H. E. Dressel, of the
john B. Rogers Company, and Miss Flora Fink. helped to make the play the
most beautiful ever presented by the High School.
Ink Spot .,,,........
Aurelia. Fairy ..,.,.
Aurelia, Witch .........
Man in the Moon
Lieut. Tin Heart
Ellen L. Schulte
.........Alice L. Jacoby
Prince Loly Pop ,,,,,, ....... T hurston Baxter
Sandman ............... ....
Doll's Head ........
Talking Doll ......
Singing Doll ......
Clowns . ...........
,, ....... ,,....,.,...,.,.... R obert Bowen
......Qlffniiksi'warg''aaa rem Patton
Bonnie. a Toymaker's daughter, while wandering in the forest near her
home, is cast into a magic sleep by the Sandman. She has a dream in which
Aurelia, the witch, appears with some magic smelling salts. The witch brings
to life all of the wooden and tin figures in the toy shop. Humorous actions en-
sue throughout the play, until Aurelia, the fairy, changes the toys back to their
natural form. Bonnie awakens to find that it is only a dream.
Asst. Literary Editor.
Psalm RT: "'l'l1t- wit-limi have tlrawn rut tlw swm'il."-'l'l1v Stull' 'I'm-nut,
joe Fleming: "Miss Hedden, have you read 'Freckles'?" fred frecklesj
Miss l-ledden: "l don't think so."
Miss Read: "Which shall we eliminate first, 'u' or 'l'?" freferring to prob-
Fern Patton: 'tl think we had better eliminate 'u' first."
Miss Smiley fgiving class natural history lesson on Australiabz "There is
one animal that none of you have mentioned. It does not stand up on its legs
all the time, it does not walk like other animals, but takes funny little skipse-
what is it?"
And the bright Freshie yelled out: 4'Charlie Chaplin."
Miss Shepherd Qto Leon Gimmy, after the night Mr. Dressel took her to the
showj: "Leon, were you one of the boys who sat behind me in the show last
Leon: "Why-er no, why?"
Miss Shepherd: "l think Mr. Dressel is one of the simplest individuals I ever
saw." tWe wonder why?J
Miss Read tin Commercial Arithmeticj: "Eula, how did you work the prob-
Euia: "Well sir, I worked it wrong."
The Report Card
just a bit of pasteboard.
just a bit of ink.
Makes the pupil wonder
And the parents think.
Zoe to Leon, while he was measuring for her Senior ring: "l believe this is
the first time anyone ever measured my finger."
Miss Smiley: "Now, after this, l want you all to come in quietly like angels."
Cliff: "Yeah, we'll fly in."
Psalm 32: "I will instrua-t thoo and tm-at-li them-,"-Mr. XVoud.
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President-Milo Wells Treasurer--lSherrill Vahle
Sporting Editor-Eleanor Dressel Secretary-Aline Dougherty
Sporting Editor--Fred Rowden Vice-President-Lawrence Moore
The Athletic Association
The Athletic Association this year was organized early in November of 1919 with
an enrollment of more than 75 per cent. of the school.
To the loyal support of the association is partly due the renown and glory which
the team has won for the High School this year. It is this organization which handles
the financial side of the school's athletics. It takes money and support to make the
team "go," It is the business of the Athletic Association to supply these necessities.
The financial responsibility this year was the greatest in the history of the school.
The sixteen home game basketball schedule, including Canton, Peoria, Cheyenne Indians
and other teams from a distance, involved an expense of more than S900.00. The esti-
mate loss on the three tournaments attended is S100.00. The advertising and other cur-
rent expenses run the total expenditures to approximately 51,100.00 The receipts
from season tickets, single admission, and annual market are about S800.00, leaving a
deficit of 55300.00 to be met by the school before the end of the year.
Plans are already made by which the school will raise, through the efforts of all
the classes, funds to clear the athletic account, cover expenses of other school activities
and close the year, perhaps, with a small balance on the credit side.
Psalm 147: "Great is our power."-J. T. H. S. B. B. Team.
Standing' Qleft to riglitl-Clark Post, Alonzo Boker. Russell Seago, Louis
Emmett Fitzgerald, Charles Adams.
Kneeling fleft to rig'l1tJ-Clii'fo1'd Bell, Coach D. F. Wood, Russell Erwin
Psalm IS: "Thou hast :Jixsn us thu- sliic-ld."-'l'lw 'l'c-um.
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The Basketball Team
Far beyond any power is it to express adequately in words the gratitude which we,
the students of the Jersey Township High School, owe and feel for the team of 1919-20.
They have accomplished great achievements, and deprived themselves not a little in
order that they might add another wreath to the laurels won by preceding teams.
For our coach, Mr. Wood, we hold respect and we credit him with honor, for on his
shoulders has been carried the burden of making a successful team from an inexperi-
enced group of athletic devotees.
Too much praise and glory we cannot give to the captain, Louis Giers. Louis is a
man whom no one has ever seen excited, and as a result he has made a wonderful cap-
tain. "Bud" was standing guard and a real one, too. When "Bud" can't stop a play
you can wager upon its being a good one. Louis made the all-star team at Jacksonville.
I hardly know how to commence on "Fitz." There's too much to tell. lf you want
to hear some stories about good sportmanship in basketball just ask any one that ever
saw "Fitzie" play. You'll hear about some speed, too. Emmett played all year as
running guard rendering to the school his best service.
We all feared that when the Bells were gone we should be hard pressed for a
centerg and so we were for a short time, until "Skinny" came forward with the speed,
accuracy, and temperament of our old friend, "Lanky," and saved the day. Russell
made the all-star center at Macomb and the second all-star center at Jacksonville.
Clark Post played the part of an excellent forward this season, rather surprised
us, too, but this skill was the result of several years' practice previous to the year
1919-20. "Pucher" has been waiting for this opportunity since before he left the grades
and he quickly prepared himself to make use of it. Such is surely commendable. Clark
made the second all-star forward at Jacksonville.
Russell Seago is another man who rendered the J. T. H. S. the highest type service
as a result of former training. "Fussy" sure put pep into the games. As a proof of
his ability in shooting, let me state, that he was the highest scoring man in the Macomb
tournament. Russell made the Hrst all-star forward at Jacksonville and the second all-
star forward at Macomb.
Clifford Bell served the J. T. H. S. basketball team faithfully through eight semes-
tf-rs. We were grieved to see "Clip" go, for we knew that his services would be missed.
Surely such service is worthy of our praise.
We had three very "Classy subs" this year. These men were not, as is often the
case, inferior to the regulars. No difference could be noted when a change was made
during the game. Charles Adams fought many games as forward, winning credit
both for himself and the school.
Robe1't Bowen was the nymph that put the humor in basketball. "Bob" was never
taken out on account of poor playing, but sometimes we feared a panic in the crowd as
a result of his wit.
Alonzo Boker tendered his school no little service and played not a few games.
While a large per cent. of this year's team will graduate this year we feel no fear
for the future. We have proved that a successful team can be made from those
inexperienced in the art.
Psalm 20: "VVe will rejoice"-XVhen VVe Beat Peoria.
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SEASON 'S SCORES
Dec. 5--Pearl ....,........,...............,,, 8 J. T. H. S. ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, 4 2
Dec. S-Cheyenne Indians ,,,.. 32 J. T. H. S. A,,, ,,,,,,,,, 2 3
Dec 12-Vilgsfinia ...,.A .,,. ,..A.......... 1 4 J. T. H. S. ,,,, ,,,A,,,,,, 8 6
Dec. 19-Alton ..,....,....,.... ..Y,. 3 3 J. T. H. S. ,,,, ,A,,,, 1 9
Dec. 20--Edwardsville ,..A. ..,.. 2 0 J. T. H. S. .... .......... 1 8
Jan. 9-Jacksonville ..... ..... 1 5 J. T. H. S. ,... ....,,.... 3 1
Jan. 10-Hillsboro ....... ..... 1 1 J. T. H. S. .... .......... 3 3
Jan. 16-Whitehall ..... 20 J. T. H. S. ,... ,.,..,. , H42
lan. 17-wCanton ,...,.,...... ..... 2 7 J. T. H. S. ,,.. ...,,,... 2 3
Jan. 23-Mount Olive ...... ..... 5 J. T. H. S. .... ...,..,.,, 4 3
Jam. 24-Peoria .......,... ..... 3 T J. T. H. S. .,.. ,,......., 2 3
Jan. 28-Alton ,........,....... ..... 1 4 J. T. H. S. .,.. .....,,,., 4 2
Jan. 30-Lawrenceville .,.. ..... 1 9 J. T. H. S. .... ....... . .30
Jan. 31-Rushville ........,... ..... 6 J. T. H. S. .... .......... 3 3
Feb. 6-Granite City ....,. . .......... 31 J. T. H. S. .... ......., . .41
Feb. 9-Oklahoma Indians ........ 26 J. T. H. S. ..,. ......... 3 0
Feb. 13--Jacksonville .................. 19 J. T. H. S. ,,,, .,..,...,. 2 'T
Feb. 14-Alton Y. M. C. A. ...... 26 J. T. H. S. .... .......... 3 0
Feb. 115--Brighton ........... ........... 2 3 J. T. H. S. ,,.. .,..,..... 3 S
Feb. 18--Virginia ........... ..... 1 9 J. T. H. S. ..,... .46
Feb. 24-Lawrenceville ,.,, .. .20 J, T. H. S. ..., ......... . 17
Feb. 25-B1'idgepo1't ,,..,,..,. ..... 4 0 J. T. H. S. .,., ,......... 2 6
Feb. 26-Mount Carmel .....,....,... 33 J. T. H. S. .... ...... 2 9
Feb. 27--East St. Louis ............,, 21 J. T. H. S. ....... .......... 2 3
Feb. 19--Industry .... ..... 1 4 J. T. H. S. .... ...... 5 G
Feb. 20-Bushnell ,......,......, ......,,.. 6 J. T. H. S. .... ......,... 5 6
Feb. 21-Elmwood ......,......,.......... 10 J. T. H. S. .... ..,,....., 3 7
Feb. 21-Normal Academy ..,.,..... 23 J. T. H. S. .... .......... 1 4
Mar 5--Waverly ..,.. ..... 1 8 J. T. H. S. .... ......... 2 4
Mal' 5-Carlinville ....... ..... 8 J. T. H. S. .... ......... 3 0
Mar. 6-Virginia ....... ...,..,.. 1 6 J. T. H. S. .... ......... 2 0
Mar. 6-Pittsfield ...... ..... 1 4 J. T. H. S. .... ......... 3 7
Mal' 6-Bluffs ........ ..... 1 6 J. T. H. S. .... ......... 4 2
Mar 19-Bloomington .... ..,.. 3 5 J. T. H. S. .... ....... . 29
Total points ...,,,...,,, 581 Total points ,......... 1200
Psalm 16: "My heavt is grind."-.XI'Ln-1' the Indiana Gaim
Our Basketball Record
The 1919-20 basketball season was one of intermingled victories and defeats. We
played the fastest teams in the State and won and were defeated. Each defeat taught
us lessons, each success gave us encouragement and urged us on. We played thirty-
six games, the longest and hardest schedule ever played by a J. T. H. S. basketball
teamg Canton, the team which won second place in the State tournament defeated us by
four points in the cleanest and fastest game of the season. We were defeated by the
Cheyenne Indians by a margin of four points, but in turn downed them by the same
score. We lost a game to the Alton "High" in the first semester but defeated the
Alton "Y," an even stronger team in February. Our worst defeat was from Peoria
Central High School, who out-scored us twelve points. We were leading up to about
two minutes before the first half ended, when Peoria took a spurt and rolled in seven
baskets. The second half was a hard fight, but we held them to a six to six score.
This defeat stirred the fighting spirit of the team and from that time on our regu-
lar five was invincible. Our defeat at the Macomb tournament was due to an injury
received by Irvin which rendered him unfit to play in the semi-final game. We were
also forced to make a substitution in the State tournament and lost in the Hnal two
minutes by five points.
Our District tournament at Jacksonville was won by a big margin, and we are
well pleased. When it comes to basketball, Jerseyville is always among the best.
The Macomb Tournament
This year it was our privilege and pleasure to attend the Macomb invitation tour-
nament, held at Macomb in the northern part of Illinois.
Our first game there was played with Industry High School on February 19. This
game resulted in a great victory for the J. T. H. S., the score being 56 to 14.
Our second game was with Bushnell on February 20. The results of this game
were even mo1'e encouraging than those of the preceding game. The score of this
game was 56 to 6.
Up to this time Jerseyville had attracted little notice. Now the "fans" began to
dope us out for the semi-finals and maybe the finals.
February 21 we met Elmwood. This team was doped for first place. We defeated
Elmwood, 37 to 10. It was in this game that Russell Erwin received so serious an
injury that he was unable to play the next game, or to accompany the team on a five
place trip the next week.
The Elmwood game put us in the semi-finals. We next played the Normal
Academy. With Erwin out as a result of his injury in the preceding game and Post
out on fouls, it was our sad fate to lose. The Academy defeated us, 23 to 14.
Although we did not get into the finals, Seago was the highest field scoring man
at the tournament. Erwin made the all-tournament center and Seago made the second
Psalm 31: "I am forg'otten."-'l'liat Season Ticket.
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The District Tournament at Iachsonville
The tournament at Jacksonville was held Thursday, Friday and Saturday. March 4.
5 and G. The teams competing were twenty-one in number, namely: Auburn, Barry,
Bluffs, Brighton, Carlinville, Carrollton, Divernon. Franklin, Gillespie. Girard, Griggs-
ville, Jacksonville, Jerseyville, New Berlin, Pearl, Pittsfield, Versailles, Virginia, Wav-
erly, White Hall and Winchester.
At 9 o'clock Friday morning Jerseyville played her first game with Waverly. The
first half of this game ended, 12-7, in favor of Waverly, but in the last period Jersey-
ville decided to play a little, so finished the game with twenty-three points to Wav-
eriy's 18. Erwin played in the last quarter.
The next game came at 3:30 P. M., with Carlinville. This proved an easy team, so
the "subs" were allowed to lav. The score was 30-8, in favor of Jerseyville.
Jerseyville met Virginia Saturday morning. Virginia played a scrappy game 2-nd
made things interesting for the "subs," scoring sixteen points, while Jerseyville made
Saturday afternoon came the long looked for game with Pittsfield. Pittsfield was
supposed to have a championship team, and expected to win the tournament. They
had not lost a game all season and were in high spirits, having eliminated Carrollton
in their first game, 80 to 8. The strength of Jerseyville was greatly underestimated by
all the teams of the tournament, so Pittsfield looked for a "walk away." During the
first five minutes of play, however, Pittsfield woke up to the fact that she was playing
a team entirely out of her class, being unable to score except on three fouls during the
fi1'st half. Jerseyville "played horse" the second period, saving herself for the final
game. The result of the game was 37-14 in favor of Jerseyville.
The final game was played Saturday night at 9 P. M. There was no question in the
minds of the rooters as to what the result would be. The only question, as stated by
a Jacksonville paper, was, "How many points will Jerseyville make 'V' Bluffs played a
good, clean game, and must be given credit for her good sportsmanship. The score re-
sulted in a 42-16 victory for Jerseyville.
Thus the boys "brought home the bacon," as they had promised, this being the third
consecutive year that Jerseyville had won the Jacksonville tournament.
Psalm 17: "Like as a limi,"-"Bild" Giers
The State Tournament
As the "J" goes to press, the High School is completing one of the most successful
basketball seasons in its history. The boys have just returned from the Annual Illinois
State High School basketball tournament, held at the University of Illinois, March
18-20. Though the team was beaten in its first game, yet it demonstrated, to the sat-
isfaction of every one, that it was in no way outclassed, and made a showing of which
every Jersey Township High School follower may be proud. The Bloomington Daily
Bulletin gives the following account of the battle in which the local school was forced
to take second place:
"The speedy Je1'seyville team threw quite a scare into Bloomington High in the
first game of the afternoon session. Only after the hardest kind of a fight were the
Purple tossers able to subdue their opponents with a score of 35-393'
Seago and Erwin did not play up to form. Early in the game our boys led by a
comfortable margin. The game was tied at the half, and from that time on first one
team then the other led. Two minutes before the gun was fired a long shot at the
basket by Post tied the score, and hopes arose in every Jerseyville rooter for a victory.
However, two or three baskets which quickly followed by the Bloomington team threw
the boys into confusion and before they could get settled the final shot was fired. As
one fan remarked, "It was a bloody battle," but the boys quit with their heads up.
The State tou1'nament, as a whole, was perhaps one of the most unusual of any ever
held. Some of the closest followers of the game expressed the opinion that the relative
merits of the teams represented would have been just about as accurately determined
by lot as by the games played. Practically all the teams, picked on basis of their pre-
tournament records and their actions on the floor, were eliminated early in the tourna-
ment. The result was that Mt. Ve1'non, Canton, Ma1'ion and Olney appeared in the
semi-finals and finals and won in the order named. Canton was expected to win over
Mt. Vernon, and Olney over Marion, by large scores by those who had seen them play
throughout the tournament, but, t1'ue to the tournament fate, the "dope" was again
upset and both teams in the final games lost by decisive scores. The writer of this
report, hOW6V81', wishes to guard against detracting from the honor rightly due Mt.
Vernon. They fought their way heroically from the first game to final victory and
deserved, if for no other reason than pluck, the championship awards. Throughout the
tournament, they played the same five men. At no time was any one removed even for
fouls. They exhibited in every department of the game true sportsmanship.
For the second time in the history of the Illinois State basketball tournament, the
honors go to a team south of Springfield. Two years ago, the record of up-State vic-
tories was broken, when Centralia won the championship. For the Jersey Township
High School this result should have significance. It means that the northern teams, so
long recognized as masters in basketball, have been forced to relinquish the title and
now the southern schools, with equally good facilities, can compete on equal terms and
with equal opportunities for success. So let the Jersey Township High School be
proud of its present record, but fix its eyes on the State championship goal and enter
following tournaments with the skill and spirit that wins.
Psalm 119: "1 hate lying."-Jesse Farmer.
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Seniors T .
Sophomores ls h
Freshmen S Op Omores
Losers juniors l junio,-S
game Freshmen l ifhlfd P13065
First All-Tournament Team.
Forward .....,......,....,,..,..,, Charles Daniels lSophomoreJ
Forward ,..,...., ,r,,,,,.,, R aymond Piggott fjuniorj
Center ........ ,..,.,,.., E dward Eck QFreshmanJ '
Guard ,r.,,,...,ro ..,r.o,,,s.s,.... F rancis Wade 1FreshmanJ
Guard ,.rrvY ,ss,,si,Y.,s,,,...,w.w,,, R obert Bowen QSophomorej
Second All-Tournament Team
Forward ....,........,.,,..,...,... ..,. J ohn Daniels lSophomorel
Forward ......., re,,,.,,, R alph Harris lFreshmanl
Center ....,... .,r...,r.erree.,r E arl Worthey fjuniorj
Guard ....s ........... s.................,... A r ch Nelson fjuniory
Guard ...,r.,.,.r...,r,...r,,,s,.... Waldo NlcBrien lSophomorel
NOTE: The regular J. T. H. S. team was not taken into consideration in
choosing the All-Tournament teams.
Darl F. Wood--Referee. R. E. Gayle-Asst. Time Keeper.
D. R. Henry-Time Keeper. C. W. Allison--Asst. Score Keeper.
Tom W. KirbyvScore Keeper. Lucian Dressel-Chairman of Athletic
Psalm 119: "I opened my mouth and pantm-rl."-'l'liv Staff Tm-aiu I'l:1yf-r.
See What We Did!
Im llrmmp, to Hlstulx Plass.
Psalm 119: "I xnzulv hustvff. 1 4' N ' "
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L. I TEHARY
Wisdom and Teeth
In the fall of 1916, when this building, the Jersey Township High School,
was being constructed, one of my friends and I started out for a ride on our
bicycles one evening. My little brother, Jimmie, wanted me to take him for a
ride on the handle-bars. So having yielded to his request, we started down North
State Street. After riding as far as the school house, two blocks away, we had
slackened our speed a little in order to look at the school house, when my brother
caught his foot in the spokes of the front wheel. This caused his foot to become
wedged between the wheel and the axle so that the wheel would not turn. For
this reason the bicycle pitched forward, dislodging my brother, throwing him
to the pavement on his forehead. I, too, fell but beyond him a short distance,
striking the pavement with great force. My friend, who was riding a little dis-
tance ahead, heard my brother scream, and looked around just in time to see us
hit the pavement. He dismounted from his wheel and ran back, picked up my
brother and carried him to a bench in a neighbor's yard, where he soon received
the attention of a physician living nearby.
My elder brother and another of my friends, who were standing out in the
street in front of our house, saw us fall, and after notifying my father, ran down
to us. I had gotten up by this time and started after my friend who was carrying
my brother. I was sure Jimmie was hurt seriously. Indeed, my whole thought
was for him.
After the doctor had attended to Jimmie, somebody looked at me and in-
formed me, to my utter surprise, that my tooth was out. I could at first scarcely
believe it, but my tongue and later a mirror convinced me that my left front
tooth was really missing.
Needless to say, I did not take my brother for any more rides on a bicycle.
And that is how I came to claim my first false tooth. Thus does a boy gain in
wisdom what he loses in teeth.
fTo be continuedj
It was in the school year, 1918-19, that the whole J. T. H. S., as well as the
whole community, was all proud of the basketball team of that year, as it was
one of the best teams we had ever had. To develop a team like that, it was nec-
essary to have a second five to work against them, and I happened to be on that
second team, or was rather in basketball phraseology, a "sub."
All my tooth trouble had long vanished as I had become thoroughly accus-
tomed to my false tooth. I felt and looked as well as ever.
One afternoon, after school, everyone on the regular squad came out for
practice. We, of the second team, feeling that we could show the first team up
that night, went into the game to beat them. It proved to be a very close game,
too, as first one side would make a basket and then the other side, always keep-
ing the score tied or only one or two points ahead for the first team and then
for the second team. The first team began playing a little harder and scored
two baskets, then the second team made a basket which left the lirst team only
two points ahead.
Psalm 851: "Tlmu hast a mighty HIlll."-BIZIITIIS Gibbous.
Wisdom and Teeth--eContinued
I was playing forward on the second team. As I received the ball and threw
a basket, thus tying the score again, I felt someone strike me. I was thrown
against the piano, which, through carelessness, had been left standing in the
As soon as I could pick myself up from off the floor, I ran to the dressing
room, staying there until the bump that I had received on my forehead had gone
down somewhat. Then I found that I had had a tooth knocked out, but it was
fortunately my false tooth, and therefore did not hurt as it would have, if it had
been one of my real teeth.
Thus it happened in the fall of 1918 that I had my second tooth knocked out.
Fewer teeth-more wisdom.
Moral: Never play basketball without first removing the piano or other hard
obstacle from off the side lines.
CTO be concludedl
Another year slipped by, and we began practicing basketball for the year
1919-1920. This time I was forward on the first team of the J. T. H. S. It was
after the middle of the season when I went down to the High School after supper
one night to play basketball with the juniors. During the game I had a held ball
with one of the boys on the opposite side. In jumping for the ball his elbow
hit me in the mouth and broke off my unlucky tooth. As it fell to the floor I
saw that only part of it had broken off, the other part of it remaining in its posi-
The next day I had only half a tooth there. In the afternoon as I stooped
down to the fountain to get a drink, I swallowed something. I tried to regain
it by coughing. but to no purpose. Down, down, down my diaphragm it sank.
What was it? I glanced at the fountain. 'Surely nothing from off the fountain.
As I wondered what it could be, my tongue again came to my aid, convincing me
it was the rest of that unlucky tooth that had gone down my throat.
Now I have another tooth in there and I guess it will stay, for the old saying
is, "The third time's the charm." That made the third time. A third tooth gone
Moral: Never get struck in the mouth.
fNot to be concluded-I hopej
I R. S.
Psalm 80: "Tlwy Imvv broken flown all his Its-tIi:5vS."-'I'lw "Ayr" Fluss nn Trip.
"MY WORST SCAREU
One night last summer I experienced the worst scare that I have ever had and
ever hope to have. It was about 8:30 o'clock, the sky was dark, the wind was terrific,
thunder came in loud crashes, and the rain was pouring down. I went upstairs to
lower the windows so that the rain would not blow in on the beds, I entered one of the
rooms and found that the electric light would not turn on. There wasn't a flashlight
or even a match to be found anywhere. Finally I made my way across the room in
the darkness, closed the window and started out of the room, but before reaching the
door I saw a figure directly in front of me. At first I was frightened, but then think-
ing that it was one of my sisters trying to play a joke on me, I as calmly as I could
said, 'fWhat in the world are you doing up here? You may think that you're going to
scare me, but I know who you are."
As the1'e was no answer to my question, I started to leave the room, but as I
moved, this specter who I thought was my sister moved too, without making a sound.
This was too much for me. I became utterly terrified, my heart pounding so that it
drowned out the noise of the storm. "My hair stood on end and my voice stuck in my
throat," as Virgil puts it. I saw no way of escaping this specter in front of me. I
stood very still for a moment listening as best I could for some answer from this
appa1'ition. Knowing that it would be impossible for me to stand this suspense very
much longer, I shrieked, "Help! helpl help!"
My sister, hearing the cries for help, rushed upstairs with a lamp to see what was
the matter with me. She entered the room where I was, and found me standing in
front of the dresser confronting my own refiection in the mirror.
MY NARROWEST ESCAPE
One Sunday afternoon last summer I had gone out in the country immediately
after dinner to get a friend, taking with me my sister and two of our friends.
On our return t1'ip our party of five was nearing the Chicago and Alton railroad
crossing at the rate of about forty miles an hour, when one of the girls screamed,
"There comes a train!"
I looked up, and sure enough, there it was, not much farther from the crossing
than we were, coming at about the same rate we were! In a Hash I realized I could
not stop the car because my brakes were worn outg I couldn't push the throttle ve1'y
fast because that would kill the engine, as it was in very poor condition. Accordingly,
I measured the distance with my eye, and gave the motor all the throttle I dared to.
I don't know what it was, but something told me I was going to make it. Well,
we did make it, escaping the engine by about two ya1'ds.
When I went over the crossing I crumpled up like a leaf, I was shaking so hard
that I could sca1'ceIy hold the stee1'ing wheel, my face and hands were covered with
cold perspiration. My companions, too, were quite as unnerved as I was.
-A. R. Yocom.
Psalm 106: "The tire was kindled."-.Tohn.
A FALL IN COLORADO
The day was bright and sunny, typical of Colorado. I had been riding for
hours on a saddle horse of my uncle's, who was irrigating that day and whom
I rode down to watch. Being in need of a pitchfork, he sent me to the barn
With no thought of disaster in my mind, I rode into the entry way of the
barn, not noticing at all the doors which were open barely wide enough for the
horse to pass through. I found the pitchfork after a long search and placed
it across the saddle in front of me. In this position it extended on each side ol the
horse about a foot. Rigged out in this manner I started for the Held. I did not
The horses head and shoulders went through the barn doors, and then the
pitchfork caught. What seemed to me like a great weight pressed me harder
and harder, and farther and farther over the back of the saddle. I felt the horse
slipping from under me, and after what seemed ages to me I landed on the hard
cement floor. I must have struck my head for I was dazed and almost senseless.
When I became conscious once more I found I had fallen outside the barn,
but how this was possible I could not understand. However, there I was, the
horse on one side lazily blinking at me and doubtless wondering what had hap-
pened, and the cause of all my troubles at my feet, its tines gleaming wickedly
in the sun.
When I had got my bearings again, I rose and mounted the horse, being
careful to see that the pitchfork was placed in a position to do me no more harm.
I rode to the field, left the pitchfork, came back to the barn and unsaddled the
horse. I rode no more that day. One fall a day was sufficient.
--Virginia S. Robinson.
THAT FATED SUNDAY
"I fear thee and thy glittering eye,
And skinny hand so white."eAncient Mariner.
The evening was hot and sultry, just such an evening as to make one drowsy
and sleepy. While I was sitting in church listening to a very uninteresting ser-
mon, I must have fallen asleep.
When I awoke the church was dark and still, not a sound could be heard ex-
cept the rain dashing against the roof. My first thought was of surprise at the
Psalm 111: "His work is lion:vrable."-l-'rod Howden.
predicament I was ing for I knew, without going to look, that the doors and wing
dows were locked, and that I had no chance of escape until morning. A clock,
muffled and distant, pealed the hour of midnight.
Immediately afterwards, a sound broke the stillness of the church, a sound
barely perceptible at first, yet coming apparently from the belfry, growing loud
er and resembling, finally, the noise a chain would make being dragged down
wooden steps. Nearer and nearer came this sound of the horrible clanking. In
a moment, I realized what it was, for I remembered hearing repeatedly that morn-
ing the three quick shrieks of the Insane Asylum whistle warning the towns-
people of the escape of an inmate. So the demented creature had been hiding
all day in the belfry of the church during the search that was made for him. Oh!
how horrible, the escaped lunatic and I penned up in the church together.
A heartrending fear gripped me as I sat listening. A man was already
fumbling at the door behind the pulpit. My eyes seemed paralyzed, I could not
draw them from that door, which was full in the glare of the electric light at the
corner. Slowly the door opened and the man entered, hunch-backed, with long
arms dangling in front of him, a white, hard face, in which a pair of wicked,
bloodshot eyes glared around the room with crazed intensity. In figure and in
manner he resembled more a beast than a human. The part of the room in
which I sat was so dark that I supposed the man did not see meg but if he did not
see me. some animal instinct must have told him that I was there, for he walked
directly toward me, dragging the chain along slowly. I could not see him now,
but I felt him coming nearer. Closer and yet closer, stealthier and yet stealthier
he approached. Finally he slid into the same seat where I had now risen, and
with seemingly fiendish joy he leaped at my throat, catching it in a terrible grip,
forcing my head backward. I struggled fiercely, tried to scream, but could not
utter a sound. When the pain seemed almost unbearable, I heard my sister say
angrily, 'AI wish you would quit trying to kick me out of bed."
Psalm 119: "I will tloligrht mysf-ll'."-Iiewis Tlallartl.
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Horrors M- Continued
A FIGHT XYITH FIRIG
My greatest scare occurred about a week ago. Our house, unfortunately, is not
heated by a furnace, but is heated by several stoves. The bathroom, which is on the
second floor, is heated by a small oil stove. It takes from one to two hours to secure
the necessary heat for bathing. On this occasion, the stove was lighted about 4 o'clock
Saturday afternoon. At about 5 o'clock my sister and I bathed, and my sister being
last turned the wick of the stove down rather low and left it.
Thus the stove was left burning until about 9 o'clock, when my father bathed.
When he came downstai1's, he remarked that the bathroom was very warm, but know-
ing that some one else would go up immediately, he turned the wick down a trifle
lower, closed the door, and went to bed.
My other sister, who was to go next, was unaccountably delayed. thus saving her-
self from being smothered, as we later learned.
As we were sitting around the table, reading we heard a door shaking. It was
then about 10 o'clock, too late for any one to come, unless it was a burglar. We waited
a minute. then the shaking was repeated louder than before. My mother went to the
back door, but found it was the wrong one. She then tried the adjoining door, which
led into the hall, next the bathroom door. As soon as this was opened, the noise was
louder and more insistent. She ran to the foot of the stairs, from where she saw
flames and smoke shooting out from under the bathroom door upstairs. She rushed
back to the kitchen, caught up a bucket of water, ran up the stairs, calling, 'tThe bath-
room's on fire!"
I hastily awoke papa, who had just dozed, and then we girls began a mad rush for
water. Water in every bucket and pan was carried upstairs.
In the meantime, mamma had rushed upstairs and opened the bathroom door. Such
a blast of fire and smoke came out of the room that it nearly smothered her. She ran
to the hall window and threw it open. Luckily the window was unlocked or she would
have fallen, overcome by the smoke. The smoke is deadly, it is said, making the throat,
the eyes and the nose smart intensely. To add to this, there was no light, as the gas
in the room had already caused one lamp to explode, and would have done the same with
By this time, my father had reached the bathroom, and saw the stove a mass of
flames. He thought mamma was in there, and tried to get enough fresh air to enable
him to go in after he1'. Mamma, however, was at the back of the hall, shouting "Don't
go in there! I'm here." We all thought she was in the bathroom. Finally, she ran
to papa and convinced him that she was safe.
I rushed into the bedroom for a quilt, and, throwing it over the stove, papa threw
the stove out on the roof, where it collapsed.
It was worse than useless to try to extinguish the burning coal-oil with water. as
we knew water would only spread the conflagration. We then poured water on the
burning floor, and by midnight had extinguished the fire. Only the blackened, ruined
bathroom remained. Every pane of glass in both windows and a large mirror were
broken into fragments.
The walls were black with smoke and grease. The floor, tl1e windows and the door
were charred. The house, fortunately, was insured, so that repairs are now being
rapidly made. Although miraculously none of us were burned, nevertheless I never
wish to be involved in a more frightening experience.
Proverbs 31: "Let him drink."-The "Supli."
Ono H u nd red One D YW-
P l V
Sept S-Assembly at Nzllag Mr. Henry gives rules and regulations.
Sept 9fFreshman leaves Assembly without pass slip.
Sept 10-Mr. Henry informs Seniors that no class meeting can be held until credits
are worked out.
Sept 11-Janitor goes on strike.
Sept 12-Tennis courts initiated.
Sent 15--Mrs. Hanley takes charge of sewing classes.
Sept 163-Registration of boys for Pt. Training.
Sept. 17-Pupils are getting acquainted with teachers.
Sept 18-Miss Smiley gives talk to Assembly.
Sept 19-Rules and Regulations: Be at school Monday morning, S:-15. tEverybody.j
Sept 22-Assembly period devoted to orchestra.
Sept 23-New song books initiated.
Sept 24-Seniors have class meeting tofficers electedj.
Sept 25-Pupils given assign-ed seats.
Sept. 26-Lucian entertains with more majestic jokes.
Sept 29-Everybody has a headache caused by buzz saw used by Manual Training
Sept H0-Lucian tells of his experience in camp.
Oct. 1-Speeches on camp lite continued by Lewis and Leon.
Oct. 2-Annual staff elected.
Oct. 3-Freshman runs over Senior in hall and gets his nose punched.
Oct. 13-Seniors! Wiener roast.
Oct. 'T-fSad news: Mr. I-Ienry's father-in-law dead.
Oct. 8-1"reslimen's wiener roast.
Oct. 9+Enlistments for playing tennis.
Oct. 10-More rainy weather.
Oct. 12-Miss Beebe gives interesting talk to Assembly.
Oct. 13-Any books lost, for information ask janitor.
Oct. 14dFirst day of Jersey County fair.
Oct. 17-No school, everybody goes to the fair.
Oct. 18,-Mr. Wood entertains Assembly.
Oct. 194Ha-ha, te-te, Seniors!
Oct. 20-Walter Becker changes his shoes in Commercial Arithmetic. Miss Read not
liking unpleasant odor sends him to office.
Oct. 21-Zoe wears pearl ringg Johnnie must be getting serious.
Oct. 22-Lucian and his Freshman all the talk.
Oct. 23-Assembly room decorated with Art Exhibit.
Oct. 24-Everybody gets a stiff neck. Too much 1'ubber.
Oct. 25-We have our pictures takeng rains some more.
Oct. 243-Japanese girls come out and sell tea.
Oct. 27-Who broke the teapot?
Oct. 28-More artg more rainy more tea.
Nov. 3-Mildred McBrien sadly disappointedg discovers Mr. Wood is at least 30.
Nov. 4-The Triple C Sorority organized.
Nov. 5-Kirby takes charge of Glee Club. Greater volume of tone than usual.
Nov. fi-The white trousers for the painters' corps arrive.
Nov. 9-Skinny receives a wedding announcement.
Proverbs 30: "I die."-llaxter, in Military Ulass.
Om- Hundred Two
We all think it due
Nov 10-Boys suspended, wonder why?
Nov. 11-Armistice Day. Boys go hunting.
Nov. -Spelling classes started.
Nov. 13-Teachers' instituteg half-day holiday, Seniors go wild.
Nov. 16-Miss Hedden forgets to go to class.
Nov. -Miss Smiley absent, History and Latin students rejoice.
Nov. -Report cards received-sorrowful and sad lament.
Nov. 19-Ellen Louise and Loretta peeved.
Nov. -Mr. Henry leaves for conference. We're all lonesome without him.
Nov. 21-Mr. Allison announces two days' Thanksgiving vacation and two weeks'
Christmas vacation. Everybody rejoices over the good news.
Nov. -Miss Schreiver happy. Receive her first from Mr. Trout.
Nov. -Thanksgiving vacation, no more school until Monday.
Dec. 1-Industrious Junior, Fern Patton, forgets to go to class.
Dec. -Edith faints, Louis rushes to her with open arms.
Dec. -Yell practice.
Dec. 4-Man arrives to direct play to be given.
Dec. -Play all the talk.
Dec. -Basketball game with Indians.
Dec. -Cold wave sweeps over J. T. H. S.
Dec. -Mr. Dressel, play manager, entertains Assembly.
Dec. -Tennis court Hooded for skating.
Dec. -Mr. Dressel entertains teachers at a theatre party.
Dec. -Everybody on a grouch, even to Mr. Henry.
Dec. -A Japanese gives talk to Assembly.
Dec. -Every one is so studious. It is really charming.
Dec. -Christmas vacation.
Jan. 5-We learned that Reardon gave Miss Shepherd a box of candy. Miss Beebe
got one from Roy, too-in fact, every one received lovely presents.
Jan. -Lyceum Golden Gate Quartette entertained Assembly.
Jan. -Every one is inspired.
Jan. Exams. The teachers' pets get a vacation.
Jan. 9-Girls were shocked in Physics today. The boys turned on the electricity.
Jan. 12-Hazel Taylor comes to school very sleepy and everything.
to late hours.
Jan. 14-Staff gets subscriptions for the HJ."
Jan. -Game with White Hall.
Jan. -Game with Canton. HUGH!"
J an. -Exams.
Jan. -Game with Peoria. HUGH!" again.
Jan. -School out at 2:30 to see "The End of the Road."
Jan. 28-Game with Alton.
Jan. 29-Everything running smoothly.
Jan. 30-Beautiful warm weather.
Feb. 5-Free entertainment at the J. T. H. S. tonight.
Feb. -Senior dance planned.
Feb. -Game with the Indians. Hurrah for our side!
Feb. -Pictures taken for the Annual.
Feb. -Preliminary for Better Speech week. Senior dance.
Feb. -Every one look out for unlucky happenings.
Feb. 14-Games with Carrollton and Alton.
Feb. -Game with Brighton.
Feb. -School closed for smal pox epidemic.
Proverbs 21: "A high look."-Clifford Ilell.
One Hundred Three
1-Mr. Henry reads dope on District tournament.
2-More dope: Pittsfield first, Jacksonville second, Jerseyville third.
-Every one watches team in final practice.
-Jerseyville wins final game in tournament.
-Speeches from team.
-Mr. Henry starts collecting dope on State tournament.
-Preparations for market.
-Market dayg everything sold before noon.
-Jerseyville draws Bloomington for first game.
-Team leaves for Champaign.
-3:30, horrors! Bloomington, 35g Jerseyville, 29.
-Spring is here. Silk stockings and Easter bonnets.
-Announcement of quarterly exams.
1-April Foolg exams.
24-Lucian awakens the old Ford from a long winter's sleep and drives around on
the pavement. He finds it will run only in low, so he transfers his cargo,
namely: A Freshman, to the Willys-Knight.
25-Gorden Wiles decides there is no distinction between a half-year Sophomore
and a real one.
1-Every one hunts the "Queen of May." Many believe they've succeeded, but
Tom thinks he's the lucky one.
11-Rain, snow, hail, lightning, thunder, sleet and cold weather predicted by Mr.
Wood's wireless. The students think the wireless needs some wires since the
day was ideal.
19-John mows the lawn with his runabout. He'll be having a seat, an umbrella
and a fan attachment before the summer is over.
28-May day, Senior play.
1-Busy times predicted, especially for cars. Already the roads are getting good
for the Seniors' last High School days.
11-Final reports. Class Day.
Prove-rbs Ill: "Pride goeth before fif'SLl'llCtilYll.H-Tilt' Junior
Ono Hundred Four
F , , inn- :cn ul f
Through the French-American Correspondence Bureau, thousands of stu-
dents who are taking French in the high schools of our country this year are
writing French letters to the girls and boys of France who are studying. These
students in turn write to their American correspondents in English. The twenty-
five best French students of j. T. H. S. are now carrying on a correspondence.
We print below some of the English letters received from France. We wonder
if our French sounds as peculiar to them.
Coutances, on the 5th of january, 1920.
My dear friend,
I have received your letter with pleasure, and today I shall say to you how
much I am glad to write to you.
I know you now because last month Miss Mathilde Desbouletz sent me your
picture, but I shall be very glad to have another for me.
You told Miss Mathilde in your last letter that you learn Latin language and
English one. So am I. It is very interesting to do it. Is it not?
Our boarding school is at Coutances, a little town near the Channel. It is
not a beautiful one because the streets are narrow and steep, but its cathedral is
lovely, and I like it very much indeed. In the evening I am glad when I can go
to it, chiefly in summer when it is six o'clock. Then the sun lightens the glass
windows and colors the granite walls with its various tints. The public garden
is very pretty too. Every Thursday when it is warm I go to it with a friend and
we stay there all the afternoon. We read or we embroider.
I shall tell you other things about our country in my next letter. Tell me
something about America in yours, please.
I am yours,
Coutances tManchel France.
P. S. Correct my mistakes, please, and I shall do so to yours when you will
write in French language.
Vannes, May Sl, l9l9.
I0 P. M.
Dear Miss jacobs,
I received your letter of May lst a week ago, but I have not had time to
answer to you before today.
You ask me how many years will it be before I shall be an officer in the
navy? I don't know, may be five years, may be four, but I shall go to the navy-
school in two years. This school is on board of an old man-of-war, "Jeanne d'
Prove-rlms 19: "Us-else. mv ' n."-Mr. XVoud to Skinny Irwin
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Language e Continued
Arc." I shall stay there two years, and after I shall be an officerg then during
a year, I shall make a voyage round the world in a man-of-war, and I shall come
back to Brest.
No, it is not in that way, that I expect to reach America. When my studies
will be finished, I shall go a half-year in England and a half-year in America in
order to speak quite fluently English and American, for the two languages are
not the same for their pronunciation.
You have read and have been told that my countrymen look down upon the
class of people who keep shops. That is so. Why? I don't know. Since the be-
ginning of the war, chiefly, my countrymen look down upon shop-keepers. Is it
because they sold too dear their goods? is it by jealousy of the money which win
the shop-keepers? I don't know, but that is so.
There are no more many soldiers of your country at Vannes, four hundred
I believe, but there are a thousand and five hundred nurses. They must return to
America before a month.
I believe that I do not told you which is my religion. I am a Catholic and
I go in a Catholic college where some teachers of mine are priests. In France
and chiefly in Brittany almost all people are Catholic.
Today Andre has gone to the isle of Conleau take a bath with some friends
of his. I could not go with him, though I shall have wanted to take a bath be-
cause I have some tasks to make and some lessons to learn. On the cards of the
isle of Conleau, which I shall soon send to you, you will see the spot where An-
dre and I take baths during every summer.
During my summer holidays I shall go to a wedding to the country, and if
for this time I have a camera and films, I shall take some pictures of the wedding
which I shall send to you and I told you this Breton wedding. I think that will
With best regards to your father, mother, brother and all, I am,
Yours very sincerely,
Vannes, june 21st, l9l9
The same day that I sent to the post-office the last letter that I have written
to you, I received another letter from you. I sent my letter in the morning by
going to the college and when I came back home at noon, I found there another
letter from you.
Between a cathedral and just a church in France, there is almost no differ-
ence. There is one cathedral in every capital of department. We call this church:
I'i'uvf-rbs 144: "The evil bow bm-fore the good."-Tlio Juniors to the S1111 I
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cathedral because it is in this church, that the bishop, who lives in the capital,
presides over the ceremoniesf In Brittany there are live cathedrals. one in every
town where lives a bishop: at Quimper, Vannes, Saint Brieuc, Nantes, et Beunes.
In our system of education we distinguish three grades: Primary, Secondary
and Higher education.
I began my education at six in a school of primary education where I learnt
arithmetic, geometry, story and geography and French composition. Then at
thirteen I went in a school of secondary education in which my studies finish
this year. Next year I shall go to another school, doubtless at Brest. In the col-
lege where I am, now, last year my course consisted of geometry fadvancedl,
higher algebra, English and German, Physics and Chemistry, History and Geog-
raphy, English composition, French composition, French themes, and French
This year my course is like the one of last year. Meanwhile in English we
see King Lear, The Taming ofthe Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, The Prince of Tyre,
Hamlet, Macbeth and the Merchant of Venice from Shakespeare, The Prisoner of
Chillon from Byrong David Copperfield from Dickensg Enoch Arden from Tenny-
son, which I know by heart. In mathematics we see Higher algebra, Trigonom-
etry, geometry tadvancedj. In Physics we see optics, electricity, while last week
we see gravity and heat. In History we see History of France and of Europe
from 1715 to 1815, and War of Independence of United States, while last year
we see History from 1610 to 1715.
Every week we have three hours of History and Geography, three hours
of German, four hours of English, five hours of mathematics, four hours of
Physics and Chemistry, four hours of French literature. Every night I have a
task to do at home. On Monday evening mathematics task-On Tuesday com-
position-On Thursday evening Physics task-On Friday evening Mathematics
task, and on Saturday evening English composition.
On Sundays I am at the college from eight to eleven, we have great mass and
one hour class during which our religion is explained to us by a priest. Cn Mon-
days I am at the college in the morning from half past seven to noon, in the
afternoon from half past one to six. On Tuesdays I am there in the morning
from half past seven to half past ten, in the afternoon from half past one to half
past four. On Wednesdays and Saturdays it is like on Tuesdays. On Thursdays
I am at the college from half past seven to half past ten, and in the afternoon we
have holiday. On Fridays I am at the college from half past seven to noon, in
the afternoon from half past one to half past four.
Yes, I am preparing to enter navy-officers-school, which is at Brest on board
the "Jeanne d' Arc", a man-of-war. De Melle Jacobs ist very correct: a French
girl who would send a letter, would also write De Melle such a one.
I know that "fall" meant autumn, for I have read this word many times in
English or American novels.
With best regards to yourself, Mildred, and to your parents and sister, I am,
Yours very sincerely,
I'1'ovv1'bs T: "Su she 1-ziugrlit him and kissed him."-..'..
Uno Hundred Seven
Vannes, Dec. 14, 1919.
Your letter of November 28th and your parcel of pictures reached me four
days ago. I thank you for them. As usually they are very interesting. You can-
not fancy how much I like to look at them. Sometimes when I have time enough,
I look at them again, for I find them very fine. The pictures of Culver Military
Academy are the finest ones: we have not in France such a booklet with colored
You would like to know how much duty I had to pay on the kodak. I paid
twenty-four francs on it ,that is to say about four dollars.
Yes, my friend, I received the Eastman Company's letter they wrote to you
telling at what addresses in France films and equipment for the kodak might be
purchased. I believe to have said it to you in a letter, but it is very possible that
I have forgotten to tell you. I forget so fast. Sometimes when I write a letter
I want to say something, and I forget to tell it. I only remember, when my let-
ter is sent, but for the next time that I write again, I have quite forgotten it,
and I never told it.
In our garden during winter we see chiefly little robins and blackbirds. My
younger brother when he has time, he soon goes in the garden with his rifle and
shoots on the blackbirds and he often kills of them.
Yes, my little sister has good health, and my little brother, too. He is al-
most never ill for he always plays. During winter he plays at football with his
friends every Thursday and Sunday afternoon when it is fine weather.
Since more a month every day it is the same weather. It is raining almost
always, but weather is mild. It is blowing hard, and in the night when I am in
my bed and can't sleep I think of the sailors and fishermen, and I wonder how
many boats will founder during this dreadful night, for always during these
storms there are some boats of fishermen with three or four men on board which
founder. Their wreck is unknown or is only known in their village and its en-
virons. The sea on the Breton coast is called by the fisher-men-wives, the
"Scoundrel." I find that it deserves well this name. '
With best regards to your Mother Sc Father, I am.
Yours very sincerely,
"An annual is a great invention,
The school gets all the fame.
The printer gets the money
And the staff gets all the blame."
I'1'ovf-rbs 4: "1 liavo taught tlu-e."-Miss Read to Lynn 1'1'itclu-tt.
One Hundred Eight
Vannes, France, February 4, 1920
I could not write to you last month for I was ill. Playing at football, I have
had at first warm: then having had warm, I am stayed motionless talking with
some friends: then I have had cold: some days I was ill. Now I am better, and
I shall write to you in a few time.
A dark unfathomed tide
Of interminable pride!-
A mystery, and a dream,
Should my early life seemg
I say that dream was fraught
With a wild and waking thought
Of beings that have been,
Which my spirit hath not seen,
Had I let them pass me by,
With a dreaming eye!
Let none of earth wherit
That vision on my spiritg
Those thoughts I would control,
As a spell upon his soulg
For that bright hope at last
And that light time has past
And my worldly rest hath gone
With a sign as it passed on
I care not though it perish
With a thought I then did cherish.
-Edgar Allen Poe.
IxI'UX'0l'hS I: "'I'l1t-y sleep not."-'l'l1v St:1fI'.
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Hall of Fame
LOUIS GIERS RUSSELL IRWIN
All-Tournament GLIQIITI, All-Tou1'nzunent Centel
Second All-'l'ournunient fCl'ltC1
Second All-Tournament Forwzird,
iution Perfect Spelling,
MILO WICLLS LUCIAN DRIISSLL
Winner Art Sales. Winner Art Identific ltlon
CLARK POST EMMETT FITZGERAI D
Second All-Tournament Winner Ticket Sales
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Early in the school year, it was announced that the students who excelled
in the different branches of school activities would be given special attention in
the Annual. We have chosen this method of carrying out the plan, and it is our
wish that a similar section of the Annual might be devoted to this feature each
We truly hope that this may prove a help in increasing school spirit and
encouraging students to strive for better things. Does this not show that the
jersey Township High School instills something into her students besides a love
for athletics? The "j" is a production of the jersey Township High School. Are
we ashamed of it? No. The reader may judge as to its merit. As for dear old
jersey: First, last and forever.
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Here's to Iohn
He's always kind-hearted,
Yet when the gym you use,
And break a light or something,
I-le helps you out with his shoes.
john is a wonderful man,
Of work he's not afraid,
And when he sees some dust or dirt,
On it he makes a raid.
Psalm 148: "Kings of the earth."-Those Juniors.
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Proverbs 1: "VVe shall find all precious substance."-The Chemistry Class
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A CLASS IN AESTHETIC DANCING
SWINE FEEDING EXPERIMENT
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"All the boys and girls who wish to go to heaven," said the Sunday School super-
intendent, "will please rise." Whereupon all, with the exception of Lewis Ballard,
rose. "And don't you want to go to heaven Y" asked the superintendent, in surprise.
f'Not yet," said Lewis.
Tom:-"Most girls, I have found, don't appreciate good music."
Mrs. Keely:-"Why do you say that?"
Tom:-"Well, you may pick beautiful strains on a mandolin for an hour, and she
won't even lookout of the windowg but just one honk of the horn, and out she comes."
Mildred A.:-"Archie said my face was a poem."
Louis:-"It is like one of Browning's."
Mildred:-"How do you mean?"
Louis:-"Some of the lines are so deep."
Milo:-"Of all my fathei"s family I love myself the best."
Tom:-"I've something the matter with my eyes, I continually see specks before
Helen:-f'Take 0E your glasses, and you will no longer see specks before them."
Mildred McB:-"All extremely bright men are conceited anyway."
Skinny:-"Oh, I don't knowg I'm not."
Lucian :-"I read the constitution over thirteen times."
Miss Smiley:-"You had better read it again."
Miss Smiley:-"Because, thirteen is unlucky."
Mr. Henry Cin Algebra, to the Freshman who couldn't work a problemlz-"You
ought to have a form fformulaj like mine."
Miss Hedden:-"Joe, give me a sentence using the word 'Winsomef "
Joe F.:-"I'm in great need of some money, so I am going to try to win some."
To Hunk is human, to pass, divine.
A fool can ask more questions than a wise man can answer.
I guess that's why some of us fail on exams.
Emma Faye says that Bud kisses one awfully nice. Wonder how she knows? ? 'Z 7
If Bob would play forward, would Hildegrade?
Who is Olive Sumner's double? Mildred Mason.
Miss Smiley:-"What kind of clothes are made from hemp?"
Why don't the Sophies get cold?
Because they have a fire oven QFeyerbendJ in their class.
Why would the Freshies make good bricklayers?
Because they have a Mason in their class.
Why do the Sophies never get stuck?
They have a Ford with them.
Proverbs 1: "A wise man will heai'."-Lf-on Gimmy
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A GYMNASIUM CLASS
Job 13: "I dffsirff to reason."--VVGIIS Sent to the Office.
One Hundred Twenty-one
"THE WIRELESS SET"
Job 7: "I will not refrain my mouth."-Alice Louise Jacoby.
One Hundred Twenty-two
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Heidemann Garage, Brighton, Ill.
Robt. I. Beatty, Dow, Ill.
A. P. Pope, Kane, Ill.
Burlington Confectionery, Medora, Ill.
Medora Messenger, Medora, Ill.
Farmers State Bank, Medora, Ill.
Fidelity Grain Co., Fidelity, Ill.
The Fidelity Mercantile, Fidelity, Ill.
Bank of Fidelity, Fidelity, Ill.
E. L. Dikis, Fidelity, Ill.
Prof. Carson, jerseyville, Ill.
Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill.
Dieges 81 Clust, Chicago, Ill.
Illinois College, jacksonville, Ill.
Farmers Elevator, Kane, Ill.
G. gl C. Merriam, Springfield, Mass.
Williamson 81 Springman
T. W. Kirby
jerseyville Motor Co.
H. F. Brockman
Bert O. Bell, Photographer
M. J. Dolan
P. j. Fleming
Fesenmeyer 8z Senior
L. H. Stoeckel
Keller-Crescent Co., Evansville, Ind.
Hanley 81 Gibbons
jersey State Bank
Chas. Siebemann Garage
Siebemann 81 Sowell Grocery
F. E. Stelle
F. R. Miller Lumber Co.
Keehner Delano Co.
English 8: Slaten Co.
Redlick 81 Son
F. M. Ware
Specialist Educational Bureau, St. Louis, Mo.
jerseyville Creamery Co.
Christon 81 Arger
jersey Mercantile Co. Houseman 8: Groppel
Richard 8: Manning Fink Instrument Co., St. Louis, Mo.
W. A. Roach Shoe Store Schloss Mfg. Co., Athens, Ohio
Wiseman 81 Gubser Co. Standard-Tilton Milling Co.
Daily 81 Weekly Democrat Daniels 8a Neely
One Hundred Twenty-foul
To our advertisers we wish unlimited success. and shall Go our utmost
to assure it.
"NINE RAHS FOR THE JERSEYVILLE BUSINESS MEN."
If it hadn't been for these ads this book would have cost you two dol-
lars and fifty cents.
H. S. Daniels H. G. Neely
Daniels 64 Neely
GRAIN, FLOUR AND FEED
Royal American Woven Wire Fence
Barb and Smooth Wire
Peerless Patent Flour
Quaker Oats Feed
PHONE 193 JERSEYVILLE, ILL.
Willys-Knight and Overland
Parts and Accessories
WILLIAMSON 64 SPRINGMAN
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Ford Cars Fordson Tractor
Genuine Ford Parts
Tires and Accessories
Come to the
Hexall Drug Store
Kodaks and Supplies
T. w. KIRBY, Prop.
Rain is wet:
Dust is dry:
Life is shorty
And so am I.
Charles A.:--UDO you know that
lately l have fallen into the habit
of talking to myself?"
Ellen L.:-"I wondered why you
were looking so bored."
Mr. Neely fholding' Senior by the
handl:-"Young man, I am afraid
Satan has a hold on you."
Senior:-"l'm afraid so, too."
One Hundred Twenty-six
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FARM GRAIN COMPANY
The Elevator that protects the Farmer, also the place to buy your feed
A. R. CHAPPELL, Manager.
One IIllI'lfll'+ltl Twenty-sox on
14 N. State Street Jerseyville, Ill.
Walter B.: "What is the most nervous thing you know next to a girl?"
Paul S.: "Me, at the side of it."
Nlr. Wood tin Chem.J: "A chemical change is one in which the names
of the substances taking part are changed."
Stafford: "What is marriage?"
Pauline' "Louis, where's your tie tonight?"
' ld ' ' it m self."
Louis: "Mother wasn t home, and I cou n t tie y
THE NATIONAL BANK 0F JERSEYVILLE
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits 370,000.00
Wm. F. Shephard, President
H A. Shephard
Vice-Presidents A- D. Cochran
A. Nl. Cheney
F. D. Heller, Cashier L. E. Spangle, Asst. Cashier
You are cordially invited to inspect our new burglar proof vault. The
only burglar proof vault in jersey County.
We extend every courtesy consistent with good banking.
One llllllflltfl 'l'wvnty-i-igrlit
CAREFUL GROOMINO DOES IT
AT THE STOCK SHOW
No matter how blooded
the animal is,
if he is not carefully groomedw-
his fine points brought out--
he has a little chance
of winning the blue ribbon.
So with the young man
who is in high schoolA
he may have it in him,
but unless he is well dressed
and looks successful
he is not apt to gain recognition'
are the greatest help
in the matter ot' being well-dressed.
-' V ' Ill!! b
One Himdied Txuntx mn
It is a pleasure to announce that the Students of the jersey Township
High School have secured me to make all Photographs for the
I am equipped to produce up-to-date and satisfactory photographs.
Enlarging, Copying and Retouching done by Experts.
A Specialty made- on Kodak Film Developing and Printing.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
BERT D. BELL
Om- llunzli-1-il 'Fhirty
P. J. FLEMING
Can Sell Your Farm
Schloss Mfg. Co.
Wool Felt Pennants, Hats, Caps.
Catalogue on Request
Miss Hedden to Freshman in English Class: "What book do you like
Gordon: "Websters dictionary."
Miss Hedden: "Why ?"
Gordon: "Because my little sister sits on it at the dinner table, and it
saves the price of a high chair."
Fern P.: "The j. T. H. S. is a great human factory."
jake A.: "Yes, plenty of people get canned there."
flllil lllSllUIllEIll lilllllllally
Drawing and Surveying
Laboratory Apparatus and
804 Pine St. St. Louis
Educate the Children
To Invest in
High Class Real Estate. Let Me
help select your Real Estate ln-
Office: Main St.
M. J. DOLAN
LAW, LAND AND LOANS
Une llundrvd 'l'hirty-one
THE STATE BANK OF JERSEYVILLE
CAPITAL, PROFITS AND STOCKHOLDERS' LIABILITY ....., 5175000.00
DEPOSITS, OVER .............,..,,,,I,,,A,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,.....,...,....,.,..,,.,...,..... Sl,300,000.00
Send Us Your Local Collections
S. H. Bowman, President
P. J. Fleming, Vice-President H. C. Bowman, Vice-President
G. W. Campbell, Cashier
Wm. F. Hanley, Ass't Cashier S. L. IVlcKahney, Ass't Cashier
R. G. Bradshaw, Ass't Cashier M. B. Hanley, Ass't Cashier
Sf:-INTEREST ON SAVINGS-31.5
Anna Ansel bought a rattle while up to the jacksonville tournament.
She told the girls that after she was through using it at the tournament she
was going to put it in her "HOPE CHEST."
We all wonder what "Doc" thinks about it.
Miss Read: "What is a polygon ?"
Beecker: "A dead Parrot."
L. H. Stoeckel 81 Son T
Undmakefs and Funeral Fenenmeyer Sz Seniors
Upholstering and Player Pianos Up.t0-Date Dry Goods Store
and Noah State st.
Picture Framing Jerseyville, nl.
One Hnnrlrf-ml Thirty-twu
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PRINTERS - ENGRAVERS - BINDERS
216-218-220 Locust Street
EVANSVILLE - - INDIANA
IS ONE OF OUR PRODUCTIONS
1 H drvd Tl t tl
DIETER DAUM SA3iNG
We are ready to teach
Staple and Fancy Groceries
Phone 280 JERSEY STATE BANK
Opp C sz A Station The Savings Bank
ERSEYVILLE, ILL. , , , , ,
J Capital, Liability and Profit
PHIL TAYLOR, Gen. Nlr.
Day and Night Service
A Complete Line of Parts and Accessories
Distributors for Hupmobile, Buick and Chevrolet Cars
Willard Storage Battery Service Station
Bell Phone 123 107-113 South Washington St
HANLEY 84 GIBBONS
BUTCHERS AND LIVE STOCK DEALERS
O H I Ill Lvl
Colonial Hotel 5
American Plan y
Rates: 52.75 Per Day
W. K. Standard, President
E. D. Tilton, Vice-President
Edward Standard, Secretary
O. S. Tilton, Treasurer
J ERSEYVILLE ELEVATOR
Capacity 30,000 Bushels
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Andrew Schreiber, Supt.
If you need some information, go to john,
lf you need some ventilation, go to john,
If the girls are bold,
lf your secret's told,
If the teachers scold,
lf it's pleasure or it's care,
Be it dark or be it fair,
If it's nothing but hot air, go to john!
For the Car that gives you Wear,
Speed and APPCHWUCC- YUU For Fancy Groceries, Fruits, Nuts 8:
Can not Make a
"A Dodge" Four Cylinder
"Nash" Six Cylinder
Call at Siebemann's Garage and
see the Car.
We also carry a full line of Acces-
sories, Gas and Oils.
Chas. Siebemann, Prop.
North State St.
Candies, Go To
Siebemann 81 Sowell
NORTH STATE ST.
W .A A is
Une H und ri-cl 'l'liil-ty-five
F. R. MILLER LUMBER 84 COAL CO.
Lumber, Coal and Building Material
Cement Lumber Plaster Shingles Windows Lime Laths
Coal Brick Doors Picket Fence Mule Hide Roofing
Slate Kote Roofing Cedar Posts and Poles Oak Lumber
Skinny and Bud talking about a basketball party.
Skinny: "Yes Bud, we'll have all the Senior girls there and post grad-
Bud: "Does he ?"
Miss Smiley: "Why did the pilgrims need lots of pumpkins?"
Lucian: "To make pies out of."
Class in Botany examining cross-section of a llower:
Mr. Allison: "ls there any part of this flower missing?"
Gordon: "Yes sir4the other half."
tHeard in English 45 Miss Hedden: "What inspired Milton to write
jesse F.: "l think he had a night-mare."
F. E. STEELE
THE HOUSE OF STANDARD CLOTHES
One Hundred Thirty-six
f 3 , mn 1
College graduates only, except in
vocational fields. Leading bureau for
teachers of Commercial, Industrial.
and Physical Education. If you want
a choice position, now or later, write
Hardware, Stoves, Paints, Oil and
Tel. 44 19 State St.
Robert A. Grant, President
1504 S. Grand Ave. St. Louis, Mo.
F. M. WARE
Attend to your wants in Drugs and
THE CORNER DRUG STORE
Redlich and Son
Plumbing and Heating
All Kinds of Tin Work and
Sales Agents Delco Light
Phones: Res. 125 Shop 384
FRED W. DELANO
Groceries, Hardware, Paints
Smile and the world smiles with
Knock and you go alone.
For the cheerful grin will let you
Where the knocker is never known
Growl and the way looks dreary:
Laugh and the way looks bright,
For a wholesome smile brings sun-
While a frown shuts out the light.
Sing and the worId's harmoniousg
Grumble and things go wrong,
And all the time you are out of
With the busy bustling throng.
Kick and there's trouble brewing,
Whistle and life is gay,
And the Vl'0l'lll,S in tune like a day
And the clouds all melt away.
Ono Hundred Thirty-sexen
JERSEY IVIERCANTILE CO., INC.,
CAPITAL STOCK AND SURPLUS Sl50,000
The Largest Merchandise Clearing House in jersey and Surrounding
EVERYTHING UNDER ONE ROOF
Officers and Directors
F. F. Loellke, Pres. and Gen. Mgr. Mrs. Carrie Loellke, Director
F. W. Giers, Vice-President Mrs. Harriet Pougue, Director
Wm. Gamindinger, Treasurer Miss Clara Sunderland, Secretary
Office 290, Grocery 208, Hardware 35, Dry Goods 303, Feed Store 24.
Grocery Gent's Furnishings Feed and Field Seed
Dry Goods House Furnishings Ladies' Ready-to-Wear
Hardware Confectionery Carpets and Rugs
Music and Records
WE SOLICIT YOUR PATRONAGE
Up-To-Date Place For
Home Made Candies and Ice Cream
The Spirit of Candy
No longer is candy regarded as
merely a bon bon for milady or as
a delicacy for a maid or a sweet
for the children. Our soldiers in
France called for candy, craved it
and ate it. Candy is a national
food. It is still the open sesame to
a maid's heart. It is still a match-
less herald in the court of Love. It
is still the only way through the
portals of wife's forgiveness. It
is the same old magic charm that
has always changed a child's woe
Candy is the lover's bower, can-
dy on the maid's dressing table and
candy in the trenches of war. Can-
dy, it is beautiful as a good dream
CHRISTON 8: ARGICR
Wholesale and Retail
Highest Cash Price Paid for
Your Patronage Solicited
North State St.
Telephone No. 31
One Hundred Tliirty-eight
The Daily and Weekly
We are in a position to give all
Prompt and Careful Attention
lndividuality in your letter
heads and other printed matter
is helpful to your business. We
are ready at all times to give
you the benefit of our expert ex-
Richards and Manning
South State Street
Nlr. Wood tin Chemjz "l've got magazines and books at home that
you would never understand."
Ballard: "Do you'????"
Nlr. Wood: "How many know the difference between an unabridged
and an abridged dictionary?"
Ballard: "One you can get across, the other one, you can't."
Nlr. Wood: "The more you talk, the more you show how little you
Dressel, in Military class: "When I says lAlt', lift the foot that's on the
ground and place it beside the one that's in the hair and stand still."
W. A. Roach Shoe Store
Those Better Shoes
Wiseman 81 Gubser Co.
Undertakers and Furniture
Opp. Post Office
W. Pearl Street
Ono llundrod 'Fliirty-nr
Class Rings Class Pins l W. J. Houseman L. H. Groppel
lE,'3fJI53lS'l?li-',.fL'ii?5S HUUSEMAN Xb GHUPPEL
8 General Repair Work on All
Makes of Machines
"If We Made It, It's Right" i Agents for Vesta Batteries and
64 W. Randolph St. 110 East Prairie St.
CHICAGO, ILL. Phone 356W
"What do they do for a dinner gong at the deaf and dumb school?"
l'The keeper wrings his hands at meal time."
"Does Pauline dance the way you like to ?"
Fitz: "Well, there's room for improvement."
Flanigan glistening to a new jazz recordl: "What fer music do ye call
that, Norah ?"
Daughter: "That's a fox trot, Daddy."
One Hundrvl I ity
FORD SALES AND SERVICE
THE HEIDEMANN GARAGE
HAROLD F. I-IEIDEIVIANN, Mgr.
CONSCIENTIOUS SERVICE TO MOTORISTS
Wheaton College-Wheaton, Illinois
A School for Men and Women
is one of the best places in the world for a young man or woman to get
If you would like to know more about it, send for catalogue. Address:
The President Wheaton College
The1'e's germs in kisses,
I hear with alarm,
But all the girls are so strange
The-y'll do me no harm.
Miss Smiley:-"Now, after this
I want you all to come in quietly,
Cliff:-"Y-y-y-eali, we'll Hy in."
Studio School of Music
Piano, Violin, Voice, Harmony
Course from beginning' to Gradu-
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
DR. BULL, BUILDING
One Hundred Forty-one
The Farmers State Bank of Medora
Capital Stock, 525,000 Surplus Fund S10,000. Undivided Profits S,3,750.
Safety Deposit Boxes For Rent
32 Interest Paid on Time Deposits
A. L. CARTER, President T, A. LOOMIS, Vice-President
H. L. WARNER, Cashier W. D. PATTON, Ass't Cashier
' Commercial Printing
The Burlmgton Leading Advertising Medium
Way Confectionery THE MEDORA
SOFT DRINKS MESSENGER
FINE CANDIES , , . ,
roencco U 'S ers
l A NEWSPAPER FOR YOU
Dwlght Patton, Pl'0D- 52 Times for 52.00
Medora, Ill. Medora Illinois
Where His Mind Was
Gimmy: "Did you hear that big siren whistle on Liberty Day?"
Dressel: "Was she a blonde or a brunette?"
Miss Fink tto other teachersj: "Did you ever notice a boy when he
starts to tell anything to anybody, he always puts his arms around them ?"
We suppose Miss Fink knows from experience.
A- P' POPE I Robert I. Beatty
Hardware, Stoves and Furniture
Fine Line of Cutlery General Merchandise
American Wire Fence
Ono Hundred Forty-two
E' L' K I S Fegiiealijitdytflaoli-lci. Stglugeiiidealyinoruils
to please. Try us.
Fire, Lightning, Tornado, Hail,
Life, Security Graln CO'
William Nelder, Manager
FIDELITY ILL' FIDELITY ILL.
Ford for sale, with piston rings,
Two rear wheels, one front spring,
Has no fenders, seat made of plank,
Burns lots of gas, hard to crank,
Carburetor busted half-way thru,
Engine missing, hits on two,
Ten spokes missing, front axle bent.
Four tires punctured. ain't worth a cent,
Has lots of speed, will run like the deuce,
Burns either gas, or tobacco juice,
If you want this car, inquire within,
HA-I of a good car, the shape it's in.
Fidelity Mercantile Co.
Generlifalliejchjindise Ba n k of F i d e I
Our aim is to give our patrons I .
better value for their money Fldehty' nl'
than they can get elsewhere.
GIVE US A TRIAL
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