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L.H.S. RAVELINGS 1928
CLASS history is a lot like a problem in arithmeticg adding. sub-
tracting, multiplying, and dividing. Adding the new membersg
subtracting those who leaveg multiplying the students times their books.
and dividing their knowledge from their books. the results are the
graduates. Some are cancelled out and some are carried over and at
last the answer is reached.
Applying this principle to the class of '28, you will find that the
original 18 multiplied by 4 years of high school will result in 9
In the year of 1924. eighteen students entered Leesburg High School.
In addition to the nine who graduate there were: Ruth Replogle, Fred-
erick Vanator, Carl Kilmer, Paul McKibben, Ernest Dye. Olive Murphy.
Mildred Gay, Bemis Stookey, and Esther Bricker. This will equal our
number to start. During that year Olive Murphy and Ernest Dye can-
celed out. The rest carried over into the next year. VVhen we returned
we were minus Paul McKibben, but Margaret Cremeen was added.
During that year Carl Kilmer, and Mildred Gay canceled out and Ruth
Replogle was subtracted.
Pass over another summer and We begin our Junior year. This
time minus Margaret Cremeen and Fred Vanator: but plus Harold Men-
dell and Charles Miller. Subtract Harold Mendell at Christmas, and
that iinishes the year.
In 1927 nine students entered Leesburg High School as seniors.
These were the ones who had carried over from the Junior year. We
were minus Bemis Stookey. Esther Bricker, and Charles Miller.
The mathematics problem is ended: we have our answer: nine
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L.H.S. RAVELINGS 1928
N April 20, 1928. the Seniors of Leesburg High School had an Auc-
tion Sale with Mr. Leroy Austin as auctioneer. The following ar-
ticles We1'e sold to the highest bidder.
Roland Ferverda's popularity went to Robert Shroyer for the fabul-
ous sum of 25c.
Alva Klopenstine sold his right-of-way to the Leesburg-Nappanee
road to Arthur Anglin for 31.39.
Joy Dausman's cute ways went to VVilma Rowe for the sum of 490.
There was hot competition for the position of business manager of
the annual, which position Ernest Parks holds. It was iinally sold to
Everette Bortan for the unheard of sum of 34.98.
Edna Blighton put up her goo-goo eyes, and as the bidding was very
enthusiastic Juanita Brookins bought them for two for a nickle.
Fred Himes sold his Hgirlish looks" to Arthur Kinney for 31.18.
Earl Stevens sold five inches of his height. Again there was much
competition, this time between YVilliam Rathbun and Merritt Rookstool.
It was finally knocked down to William Rathbun for 25c an inch.
Ruth Bridenthrall's ability to have either straight or curly hair,
wen to Esther J. McHibben. It brought 150.
Marjory Meek sold her Ford Coupe to Wilbur Haney with the un-
derstanding that he was to bring Miss Yeager to school in it. He paid
The Junior Class bought the Senior amiability and class harmony.
The ability of the Seniors to drive Miss Yeager wild in Bookkeeping
went to the Sophomores for 39.85.
The entire school went together and purchased the dignity of the
Seniors. The said dignity was then presented to the Junior Class
with due formality,
The proceeds of the sale was used to build a tennis court on the
school grounds for the use of the future students of L. H. S.
MARJORY MEEK, '28.
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