Montrose High School - Acta Yearbook (Montrose, PA)
- Class of 1931
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Text from Pages 1 - 80 of the 1931 volume:
What is all Knowledge, too, but recorded
Experience, and a product of Historyg of
which therefore. Reasoning and Belief, no
less than Action and Passion are essential
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MONTROSE HIGH SCHOOL
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Montrose High School ......... ...... 2
Acta Staff' Picture .............. ...4
Our Acta, Acta Staff and Ofiicers ...5
Miss Fannie Bunnell ......... ...6
Dedication ........................ . . .7
Prof. F. A. Frear ..................... ....... 8
Directors of Montrose Public School ..... ......... 9
Picture of Montrose Faculty Write-Up .... 10-11-12
Message From Our Principal .......... ...... 1 3
School Song, Expression of Sympathy .. .... 14
Seniors .............................. ....... 1 5
Senior Class History . . . .... . . .... .16-17
Senior Personnel .... ..... 1 8-28
Junior Class ............ ....... 2 9
Junior Report ............ ..... 3 0-31
Sophomore Class Picture . . . . . . .32
Sophomore Report ........ .... 3 3
Freshmen Class Picture . . . . . . .34
Freshmen Report ....... ....... 3 5
Grade Reports ........ ..... 3 6-38
Home Economics ..................... .... 3 8
Athletics .................................. ...... 3 9
M. H. S. Baseball Nine, Baseball Report ...... ..... 4 0-41
M. H. S. Football Squad, Football Write-Up ...... ..... 4 2-43
Boys' Basket-Ball Team, Boys' Basket-ball Report .... ..... 4 4-45
Girls' Basket-Ball Team ........................ ....... 4 6
Girls' Basket-Ball Report . . . . . . . . . . .47-48
Boys' Track Report .... ...... 4 9
Activities ....................... .... 5 0
Girls' Reserve Club ............... ...... 5 1
Hi-Y Report, Picture of Hi-Y Club ..... 52-53
School Band and Report ........... ..... 5 4-55
Glee Club Report ...... ...... 5 6
Nickel Circus ................ .... 5 7
Library Benefit ............... .... 5 8
Library Benefit and Senior Play .... .... 5 8
Commencement Week Activities ...... .... 5 9
Fifty-Third Annual Commencement .... .... 5 9
Senior Chapel .......................................... ...... 5 9
Literature Cut ........................................... ....... 6 0
M. H. S. Life Staff and Report and Outdoor Good Manners .... .... 6 1-62-63
Pennsylvania Birds ....................................... ..... 6 4-65
Value of High School Dramatics .. . ................... ..... 6 6-67
Humor ........................ ..... 6 8-72
Comic Picture ................ ...... 7 3
Senior Snaps .... ....... 7 4
Senior Write-Up ........, ..... 7 5-76
Day-by-Day Report .......... ..... 7 7-79
Alumni Ofiicers and Report .. ..... 80-81
Advertisements ............. .... 8 2-100
HA C T Ar
Link by link we, the Class of 1931, have forged our chain of friendship in
Montrose High School. And, with the same eternal chain we have bound together
the pages of our memory book, our "Acta," in hope that We may preserve forever
the memories of those four short years that we have spent here. We have done
our best to make this book, so that in years to come we may "live again" those
glorious days of our school life. We wish to thank the students, faculty, adver-
tisers, and all others for their splendid co-operation in making this book possible.
And along with our gratitude goes the hope that our motto may bear an in-
fluence, not unworthy of our standards. May every person whose name is writ-
ten on these pages abide by the standards of our ideals-those of Truth, Honor,
and Loyalty. May this book bind the members of our class with bonds of Duty
and Friendship to those ideals that we have so striven to attain, and may it aid
them in the achievement of Success in life.
"ACTA" STAFF and QFFICERS
Assistant Editor--Willard Grubham.
Personal Editors-Elaine Baxter, Smith Dodge.
Art Editor-Marion Snyder.
Humor Editor-Audrey Roberts.
Assistant Advertising-Roland Cronk.
Assistant circulating-Charlene Arnold.
Grade-Mary Louise Palmer.
Athletics, Girls'--Eleanor Vaughn: Boys'-George Armstrong.
Typists-Julia Hayes, Elsie Turrell.
Sponsors-Mr. Leonard O'Brien, Miss Agnes McCausland.
MISS FANNIE BUNNELL
THE CLASS OF 1931
Gratefully Dedicates This "Acta"
MISS FANNIE L. BUNNELL
As a means of expressing our apprecia-
tion for her unfailing interest and help as
librarian of our Public Library.
PROP. F. A. FREAR
Directors of Montrose Public Schools
President ....... ................................ M r. Charles L. Van Scoten
Vice President .... .......... D r. R. B. Mackey
Secretary ..... ...... M r. A. J. Wheaton
Treasurer . . . .... Dr. W. W. Preston
Mr. Charles Kittle
MISS HELEN STEVENS
Primary Dept. Grade I
MRS. MARGARET BAKER
Primary Dept. Grade II
MRS. IRENE CRAFT
Primary Dept. Grade III
MISS FRANCES L. I-IARDIC
Intermediate Dept. IV
MISS MARGUERITE LEWIS
Intermediate Dept. V
MRS. DORIS C. O'BRIEN
Intermediate Dept. VI
MISS ANNA CARNEY
Grammar Dept. VII
MISS DOROTHY 1G. HARDY
Grammar Dept. VIII
MR. FRANK FREAR
Ph.B., A.M., Principal
MR, LEONARD G. O'BRIEN
English Dept., B.A.
Hobart High School, New
Yorkg Miss Illman's School,
Philadelphiag Penn State Sum-
Graduate Montrose High
Schoolg Graduate Mansfield
Graduate Montrose High
Schoolg Graduate Mansfield
Graduate Rush High Schoolg
Montrose High Schoolg Mans-
field State Teachers College
Graduate Harford High
Schoolg Graduate Mansfield
Graduate Thompson High
Schoolg Graduate Mansfield
Graduate Montrose High
School: Student Mansfield
State Normalg Summer Penn
Graduate Hop Bottom High
Schoolg Montrose High Schoolg
Mansfield State Teachers Col-
legeg Summer Bucknell Uni-
Graduate Tunkhannock High
School: Graduate Lafayette
College, L a t i n Scientific
Courseg 2 years Post Gradu-
ate Course of Psychology of
Education, A.M. 1924.
Graduate Mont1'ose High
Schoolg Graduate Lehigh Uni-
1 year Montrose High School
2 years Rush Township
4 years Montrose High School
1 year Forest Lake
4 years Susquehanna
116 years Montrose High
1 year East Rush
2 years Birchardville
1 year Montrose High School
5 years Harford
9 years Montrose High School
2 years Brooklyn
11 years Montrose High School
8 years Montrose High School
1 year Auburn Center
1 year Hop Bottom
4 years New Miford
1 year Montrose High School
West Virginia and Pennsyl-
7 years Montrose High School
5V2 years Montrose High
MISS AILEEN MEYERS,B.A.
Latin KL English Dept.
MRS. JENNIE HIGHHOUSE
B.S., Mathematics Dept.
MR. NEVILLE SMITH, B.S.
MR. HOWARD SIPE
MISS IRENE PEDRICK
MRS. MABEL LYONS, B.S.
Home Economics Dept.
MISS IAGNES McCAUSLAND
French SL Civics B.S. in
MISS ELIZABETH A. BAKER
Graduate Hood Seminary,
Frederick, Maryandg Gradu-
ate Wilson College Summer
Schoolg Shippensburg State
Graduate Montrose High
Schoolg Graduate Mansfield
State Normal, Graduate Syra-
:use University, Summer work
Penn State College
G r a d u a t e Lawrenceville
High School, Graduate Mans-
field State Normal
Graduate Kutztown Normal
Graduate Nicholson High
School: Graduate Mansfield
State Normal, Summer Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania
Graduate Honesdale High
School, Graduate Penn State
Collegeg Summer work Penn
Mansfield High School,
Graduate Mansfield State
Graduate Alexandria High
School, Summer Indiana,
Spring Juniata Collegeg Grad-
uate State Teachers
College, Indiana, Pennsyl-
vaniag 3-year course Public
School Music: Summer worl'
Penn State College
Cz, ' 'M-J a
2 years Susquehanna Town-
ship High School
2 years Montrose High School
4 years Grade and Rural
7 years New York State
3 years Warren, Pennsylvania
735 years Montrose High
3 years Montrose High School
Principal of Schools in Nichol-
ISM? years Montrose High
11 years Montrose High
6 years Montrose High School
2 years Montrose High School
1 year Colorado
2 years Water Street, Penn-
1 year Hollidaysburg
1 year Midland, Pennsylvania
3 years Montrc se High School
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Mcssagc From Qui' Principal
Some time ago an article appeared in the New York Herald Tribune under
the caption "Only Saps Work." The writer of the article, Sophie Kerr, gave these
words as the motto of many people who are "panhandling" a good livelhiood from
the kindhearted and credulous public. Apparent distress is sufficient cause for
us to give for its relief.
Fortunately, the number of persons whose minds have slipped so far in
self-respect are few,-so few that the public has not lost its faith in people.
An evidence of this continued desire to relieve worthy people in distress
is seen in the number of societies organized for such work and the vast sums of
money voluntarily given for relief. These societies cover the entire country like
a network. They may be local or national. They are supported by voluntary
contributions. The cases helped may range from an orphan child to a million
drought sufferersg from a family that has lost its home by iire to a countryside
swept by a tornado.
In our local community, we have many such organizations. The Chil-
dren's Aid Society and the Red Cross cover much of the county in their activ-
ities. The latter has recently made a drive for funds to aid sufferers in the cen-
The "King's Daughtersf an organization of women, does very much to re-
lieve distress among our local people. Without the blare of trumpets these
women have brought cheer and comfort into many homes.
These and other societies are teaching in a practical way the great prin-
ciple enunciated by the Nazarene that the whole world is kin and that man is his
FRANK A. FREAR
It is a cause of earnest regret to us that two of our classmates have been
forced by illness to leave school. We allhope that both Lola and Evelyn will be re-
stored to good health.
To Mr. Noack we wish to express our sympathy for his loss, the death of
"To die is landing on some silent shore,
Where billows never break, nor tempests roarg
Ere well we feel the friendly stroke, 'tis o'er."
We extend our sympathy to Freda Rhinevault, Edna Fish, Morgan Watkins,
Mary, Margaret, and Willard Clarey, in the loss of their fathers, and to Elmer and
Arthur Clink in the loss of their sister, Marion.
We offer our sincere sympathy to the mother and family of Milton Birchard.
His passing leaves in our class and our hearts a space which can never be filled.
"More moderate gifts migght have prolonged his date,
Too early fitted for a better state."
Our Alma Mater's praise we sing, our love and homage true,
We pledge to her our loyalty, and try our best to do
All that she's taught us through the years
We've sat beneath her rule.
Those glorious days! Those happy days!
Our own Montrose High School.
And when we leave her Halls of Fame, and friends we've chanced to meet,
We still hold in our memories' chain those hours to us so sweet,
We love each class room, stair and hall,
Each desk and window, too.
Whereler our path of life may call,
To her we will be true.
Guide ever on the steps of Youth to Faith and Truth and Light.
And others with thy dear name praise, and do with all their might.
S0 shall the coming years proclaim
Thy virtue ne'er grow less-
From North to South, from East to West
Our dear, old M. H. S.
Beverley Cooley '27
WHAT'S WHAT IN SENIDR CLASS
Following a custom that originated in the dark past, someone has to put
the high spots of the history of the Senior Class of 1931 in print, so if any of the
following sound incredible, just remember that from 1927 to 1931 has been quite
a long time.
Anyway, regardless of what you remember, we entered M. H. S. a bunch of
ninety-six green leaves huddled together in fear of those Awful Upper Classmen.
After we had become inured to being Freshmen and had attended a school Hal-
lowe'en party, we had a corn roast all for ourselves. To show the executive abil-
ity of the class, we took charge of chapel exercises several times, and entertained
the rest of the high school with a play at Christmas time. We returned the next
semester, after Santa had been so good to us, fully aware that We had to buckle
down to work to become the full-fledged Sophomores that we had looked up to
heretofore. For class officers we elected Robert Armstrong, President, David
West, Vice President, Elaine Baxter, Secretary, and Howard Cogswell, Treasurer.
Sophomores! Boy, did we work hard that year? Our one and only recrea-
tion all the time we were considered "Sophies" was the joy of nibbling the delic-
ious I ?J corn from the cob on the corn roast held the first term. We showed our
good judgment by selecting Willard Grubham, class president.
Finals Dllt lT10St Of US in the Junior Class where we met some of our old
friends from the second year Freshman Class. During the first part of the year
we, as a class, became divided over the choosing of the Junior rings. We nearly
had a revolution that would have put Central America to shame, but instead we
had a private HalloWe'en party and forgot our differences. Our class has always
been outstanding in athletics. We had an undefeated class basketball team and
the boys and girls who were on the varsity teams received gold basketballs. We
were unfortunate in that our Class President, Milton Birchard, was unable to at-
tend school the last part of the term due to illness. Julia Hayes, our Vice Presi-
dent, filled the position the remaining time. Our treasurer that year was Rolland
Cronk and Elaine Baxter was Secretary. On the last day of school the Graduates
were entertained, with plenty of food, at Elk Lake by the incoming Senior Class.
"Ain't it a grand and glorious feelin' to be a senior?" We'll all say so! To
start the year right, we plunged into activities at the Harford Fair, where hot dogs
and pop were plentiful. This was followed by a food sale. Again we had to be
original, so we had a skiing party. A great many of us were ignorant as to the
use of these unmanageable pieces of wood, but with Mr. O'Brien along to take the
bumps, a good time was had. We pulled an April fool's joke by going to Bingham-
ton to "look pretty" for the "Acta," Everyone seemed to more than enjoy him-
self in spite of the rain. For some more excitement a class meeting was held and
it was decided that the class go to Washington after school was out. We started
raising money for the trip by an invitation dance in our auditorium. The decora-
tions were in delicate tints of the rainbow. A good orchestra and a perfect crowd
made the dance a success. Our next venture was a benefit movie, "The Man Who
Came Back", the result was so favorable that it was planned to have another,
"The Millionaire," which turned out beyond our expectations. We had another
food sale that was more successful than the first. Again our athletic ability was
merited by giving the varsity football team gold footballs and the varsity basket
ball teams gold basketballs. Mr. O'Brien picked "Skidding" for the Senior play,
with an all star cast featuring Elain Baxter and Rolland Cronk in the leads, Ida
Very in the part of the mother, Smith Dodge, the Judge, Eleanor Vaughn and
Marion Snyder, the married sisters, Audrey Roberts, the old maid school-teacher
auntg Willard Grubham, the grandfatherg and Zelman Klonsky, the Judge's cam-
paign manager. Our officers for our last year in school were: Smith Dodge, Presi-
dentg Elaine Baxter, Vice Presidentg Rolland Cronk, Treasurerg Marjorie Hamlin,
Howard Cogswell y Marion Snyder
Marjorie Hamlin Ruth Klonsky
Charlene Arnold Zelman Klonsky
Doris Greene b Audrey Roberts
John Stephens Elaine Baxter
Class fiower-American Beauty Rose
Class colors-Blue and Silver.
Geraldine Bowen '31
,. G ,
Academic Course, Class play QU, Secretary of Science
Club KU, "Life" Reporter 4353 Athletic Association C453 Girl
Reserve C415 Assistant Circulating Manager of "Acta" MD,
Charlene is one of those girls who is very active in her
school work. Lucky Mansfield!! Our class is proud to send
her there as a student, because we know what her work has
been in our high school, and we know that the Mansfield stand-
ard will be improved when Charlene gayly enters its select
Football Q2-3-453 Basketball C1-2-3-55, Baseball 13-4-515
Track 1333 Hi-Y Q2-3-453 "Acta', Staff.
George is one of our stars in athletics. With him holding
down the position of first base, Montrose has twice won the
County Cup. As Right End in our football battles he showed
his speed,and ability at tackling his opponent. At center, he
kept up his reputation. If you were looking for some one to
pass the ball to, he was there. Every where at once, and when
we were behind, his team work pulled us through. If he is as
successful in his vocation as he is in athletics, we won't worry
at all how he makes his way in the world.
Academic Course: Citamadra Clubg Class President CD3
class Basketball I2-313 Baseball C3Jg Hi-Y Q3-45g Basketball
C3-413 Football C415 "Acta" StaHf Q1-453 Football Manager 141.
You don't need to guess who will be manager of the Mont-
rose Inn soon. It's easy. Why, Bob, of course!
He's a star on the field
And a star on the floor
Plus a star with the women
Has friends galore
Academic Course, Girl Reserve C3-45, Committees Mig
Senior Reporter of "Acta", Glee Club Q3-453 Athletic Associa-
This fair little maiden
Joined us last year.
She's using her talents
To bring us good cheer.
A smile and a laugh
You know she's around,
Her plane is all set
To success she is bound.
Just a little girl with plenty of ambitions.
Where'll we find you in the future, Gerry?
Academic Courseg Glee Club 11-2-3-455 Band 11-2-3-453
Girl Reserve 13-415 "Acta" Staff 11-2-413 Basketball 11-2-3-433
Plays 12-415 Class Ollicer 11-455 Committees 11-2-3-47g Man-
ager of Basketball 1415 Operetta 145g Honor Student 11-41.
"Skippy" is one of the "live wires" of the class. Her pep,
vim, and vigor have added speed to our activities. We class her
as one of the most active and popular girls of M. H. S. We
owe the success of the "Senior Prom" to her. As leading lady
of the Senior Play, it couldn't help being a success.
Entered in Junior Yearg Commercial Course 13-45g Girl Re-
serve,13-415 Track 1313 Class Committees 13-45.
Iva, a recent addition to our class, has in her short time
here become a familiar figure. Whenever help is needed for
parties. decorations or bake sales, Iva, because of her friend-
ly and helpful nature is the first thought of. Always cheerful,
she is one of the best liked of the commercial students.
Commercial Courseg Science Club 1153 Girl Reserve 12-3-45g
Chairman of Membership Committee 131g Athletic Association
1415 Committees 12-3-41.
Bessie is a country girl who joined the ranks four years
ago. About the hardest things she has had to do during this
time is to shift gears on her "Chevy" and sit for a marcel, so she
would look sweeet for some mysterious person called Paul. We
are uncertain as to her future. She hasn't quite decided be-
tween the typewriter and the dish pan.
General Coursey Hi-Y 13-4-513 Glee Club 12-353 Cheer lead-
Our Fairdale sheik
A girl friend in view
Has a smile on his face,
Does he look blue?
I should sayenot. Well girls, primp up. Ralph won't be
here long. He intends to take the train with the Senior Class.
Academic Courseg Committeesg Valedictoriang Nature Club
111g Honor Student Q1-2-3-415 Class Treasurer 111g "Life"
StaH C2-41,5 "Acta" Business Managerg Bible Study in Hi-Y.
Who is it that gets all the "E's" in the Senior Class? Why,
Howard, of course. And not only that, but if you are in doubt
about any problem, ask Coggie. Bird Study is one of his hob-
bies-just one of them. Some day you'll hear of Howard as
a Chemical Engineer. Be careful of those chemicals, Howard.
Domestic Scienceg General Courseg Senior Reporterg Com-
mittees fl-2-3-4-51g Plays 131g Circus f51.
A cyclone? No, just Mary Coyle hurrying somewhere.
Willing to accommodate? We'll say she is-and then some!
M. H. S. will always be proud of Mary's successful literary
productions. With all her abilities we're sure she'll make the
best little nurse a fellow ever had.
Academic Courseg Nickel Circus Q2-3-4-515 Dramatic Club
111g Hi-Y Club Q3-4-513 Art work for "Acta" Q1-2-3-4-51.
Give me a chance
I'll make it-you bet!
"Dud" has two excellent accomplishments-banjo playing
and drawing. We expect to find him playing in a Palais D'Or
Orchestra some of these days. He is serious-at times. These
serious moments are centered around Lathrop Street. Why?
Entered Freshman Yearg Academic Coursey Science Club
1115 Class Treasurer Q1-4-51g Hi-Y Secretary 1415 Hi-Y Vice
President 1413 Baseball Q3-4-513 Class Basketball C2-31g Foot-
ball Q4-51g Varsity Basketball Q4-51g Senior Play 1513 Assistant
Advertising Manager, "Acta" C513 Committees.
Rolly's loyalty in sports has proved to be one of sterling
integrity and of unusual sticktoitiveness. Even as he has made
himself famous in the gym, on the gridiron, and baseball dia-
mond, so has he succeeded in carrying out the duties of Senior
Treasurer, Hi-Y Club Vice President and Assistant Advertising
Manager of the "Acta". Rolly can always be depended upon to
do his part and do it well.
We hope he is over being "girl shy."
General Courseg Girl Reserveg Committeesg Entered Senior
Marion came from Auburn Center, where she was grad-
uated from a three year high school. We won't stop to count
the boy friends she has, because it would take quite a while.
We understand that she likes to go hunting and fishing down
by Kasson's brook. Well, we don't blame her. Everyone has
his hobbies. I wonder if Mr. Kasson has a son. Isn't his
name Art? Perhaps Marion will own a farm at Auburn Center
Academic Coursey Committees Q1-2-3-453 Christmas Plays
12-35g Glee Club 12-3-415 Girl Reserve 121.
Mary delights in giving us sweet thingsg maple sugar,
dimpled smiles, and a good-natured personality. Some day we
might catch her off her guard and see what she really looks like
When she is not smiling.
General Courseg Baseball Q3-41g Football 1413 Basketball
C415 Class Basketball 13-43g Hi-Y C475 Nature Club CU.
Nothing can phase happy-go-lucky Elmer-not even a zero.
He is one of the M. H.. S.'s athletic stars, and certainly has a
running start toward future success. His favorite color is
"Greene," perhaps because- Oh, well!
Commercial Coursey Science Club fljg Committees Q3-413
Bible Study 1415 Home Economics fl-21.
"Good, better, bestg
Never let it rest,
Till the good is the better,
And the better is the best."
A good friend and pal-we are glad to have had this "Miss"
in our class.
General Courseg Football 13-4-515 Captain 151g Basketball
12-3-4-515 Captain 1513 Baseball 12-3-4-515 Track 141, Glee Club
12-3-4-51g Hi-Y 13-4-513 Secretary 151, President Senior Classg
Humor Editor of "Life" 1515 Personal Editor of "Acta"g Circus
13-41g Play 1315 Senior Play.
If you hear two people arguing, one of them is sure to be
Smitty. Smith not only gains his point, but convinces the other
fellow that he's wrong. Athletics is his speciality, as you can
easily see from his list of activities, and from the fact that he
led the Basketball and football teams through a successful sea-
Academic Coursey Glee Club 13-4-515 Plays 13-415 Com-
mittees 12-3-4-51g Girl Reserve 14-51.
Speaking of sunny dispositions-well, just try to be gloomy
when "Libl' turns on her famous 100-watt smile!
She is the best of good sports and the most loyal of friendsg
and we donlt need to be reminded that she is exceedingly easy
to look at. "Lib's" popularity is very Well deserved.
Academic Courseg Science Club 1115 Honor Student 11-2-
3-413 Junior Reporter for "Acta,' 131g Editor-in-Chief of M. H. S.
"Life" 1415 Girl Reserve Club 1413 Committees,
"A quiet tongue offendeth no one."
t'Knowledge makes an accomplished woman."
We extend to her, as editor, our thanks and appreciation
for the success of the HM. H. S. Life."
And by the way, do you know that Dot favors tall, blonde,
Academic Courseg Football 12-3-413 Class President 1215
Treasurer of Hi-Y 121g Assistant Business Manager "Life,' 1315
Business Manager "Life" 141g Vice President Athletic Associa-
tion and President 13-419 Basketball Manager 141g Assistant
Editor-in-Chief "Acta" 141g Senior Play 1413 Vice President
Hi-Y 131g President Hi-Y 141.
Willard is one of those who start at the beginning and fin-
ish at the end. He has been in our class from the first grade.
Do you wonder about his "managing" ability? Hi-Y, Basket-
ball, athletic association, "Acta" and "Life," come under his
list of activities. I bet he could manage a certain grocery
store too. Maybe he will some day.
Academic Course Salutatoriang Nature Club 1153 "Acta" Re-
porter 1153 Girls' Athletic Reporter, M. H. S. "Life" 1253 Cheer
Leader 1255 Girl Reserve Secretary 12-353 Basketball 11-2-3-453
Glee Club 11-2-3-453 Honor Student 11-3-453 Girl Reserve Presi-
dent 1453 Exchange Editor, M. H. S. "Life" 1453 Class Secretary
1453 Editor-in-Chief of "Acta" 1453 Circus 12-35.
Marjorie's graduation brings to a close a brilliant and suc-
cessful high school career. She has demonstrated her excellent
leadership in the many activities in which she has participated.
The success of our "Acta" and Girl Reserve Club is due
largely to Marjor-ie's unfailing effort. With this spirit she is
bound to succeed in whatever course of life she chooses to enter.
Good luck, Margie.
Academic Coursey Basketball 11-2-3-453 Football 1453
Band 11-2-353 Glee Club 12-353 Nickel Circus 12-353 Senior
Just a little boy growing up! Do you suppose he will ever
grow up? It's doubtful. He's the one who tried to crawl
down the bass horn at the circus. Even if he was small, he
showed his speed at basketball. He has a humorous side too
-very humorous. He can crack more jokes a minute than
any clown! He's the life of the class.
Commercial Coursey Glee Club 1253 Mathematics Club 1153
Vice President 1352 Musical Club 1253 Girl Reserve 13-453 Band
1353 Typist, "M, H. S. Life" 1453 Typist Acta 145.
Here's a girl whose cheery smile and sparkling eyes are a
joy to gaze at, whose humor and industry put a push in work
that others frown at. Do we have another typist who is so
ambitious and efficient in old M. H. Sf? We hope she will al-
ways be a "Coy" girl.
General Course3 Nature Club 1153 Glee Club 11-2-353 Play
1253 Girl Reserve 12-3-453 G. R. Treasurer 1453 Circus 1353
Acta Snap Shots 1453 Basketball squad 135.
"Geee, but I'm hungry." In case you don't know whose by-
word that is we'll let you in on a secret. Yes, sir, with all her
desires for food fulfilled, she is still a little girl,-that Beulah
Hefferan. And another thing-Can she snap some of the most
peculiar poses of unsuspecting people, and all for the Acta, too.
Academic Course5 Track 11-2-3-415 Science Club 1115 Foot-
ball 1415 Basketball 1415 Hi-Y 12-3-415 Athletic Association
11-2-3-415 Advertising Manager for "Acta" 1415 Committees
11-2-3-415 Hi-Y Reporter 1415 Senior Play 1415 Honor Roll 141.
"Well Mr. Stubbins, how does it feel to leave M. H. S. with
such a brilliant record? Did you ever get a 'D' on any report
"No, I don't believe so."
"Weren't you always on the class honor roll? Didn't you
star in Basketball? Didn't you add your bit to the put the
noun 'Pep' in the Class of '31? Guilty! I sentence you to
'Success' for Life."
Academic Course5 Citamadra Club 1115 Glee Club 11-2-3-415
Girl Reserve 13-415 Basketball squad 13-415 Nickel Circus 12-3-
415 Athletic Association 11-2-3-415 Reeporter for M. H. S. News
1415 Girl Reserve Reporter 1415 Picture Prize 1115 Operetta
1415 Honor Student 141.
Hard and persistent effort in everything has ,marked
Ruth's four years in high school. Blessed with a brilliant mind
and a sweet singing voice, why won't she succeed?
Really, we think she ought to be either a costume designer
or a French teacher. Hr two hobbies sem to be clothes and
French. Did you ever see her when she wasn't talking about
one or the other?
Academic Course5 Citamadra Club 1115 Glee Club 11-2-3-415
Girl Reserve 13-415 Chairman of Finance Committee 1415 Circus
12-315 Basketball 13-415 Alumni Reporter for "Acta" 1415 Re-
porter for "Acta" 1415 Reporter for "Independent" 1415 Com-
Here's Becky-tall, good looking, capable. We can't decide
whether she belongs in the Metropolitan Opera, on the basket-
ball fioor, or on the staff of reporters for "The New York
Times." She is so capable and excels in so many things that
we have no idea as to her future. She may fool us and take up
culinary art. Who can tell?
Commercial Course5 Health Club 1115 Committees 11-2-3-
415 Nature Club 111. '
Margaret has the distinction of being the smallest member
of the Senior Class. But in this case diminutiveness counts
for nothing. Margaret has us all beaten for pep. We think
"Pep" must be her middle name. And how she does crack
Commercial Course: Entered in Senior Year.
Fricndliness and quietness are Dorothy's chief character-
istics. She just came this yearg so the class folded her up
in it's motherly wings and carried her right along with it.
Entered Sophomore Yearg Commercial Courseg Glee Club
12-3-413 Girl Reserve 12-3-413 Girl Reserve Vice President 131g
Secretary 141g Circus 12-315 Basketball 13-415 Reporter for
"Life" 1313 News Editor of "Life" 1413 Humor Editor "Acta"
1413 Athletic Association 12-3-415 Secretary 1415 Honor Stu-
dent 1415 Senior Play 141.
Ah! There she is. Yes, it's Audrey.
Good Sport? Right!
Didn't she play basketball? Certainly!
Good athlete? Correct!
Hasn't she the ability to play? Oh, surely!
Hand to execute? O. K,
Did she put "Pep" in the class of '31? Of course!
Well, then. Does she get the vote? Unanimous!
General Courseg Nature Club 1313 Athletic Association 1613
Baseball team 15-615 Class Basketball 15-61.
Jim is the only "South Town" boy in our class. During
his years in M. H. S., in his own quiet way, he has made many
friends. As a supporter of the various teams, he has been
one of the best "Jim" is always smiling,-we don't believe he
knows how to be angry. Does everyone know that "Jim's"
favorite color is "Greene"? He is fond of it all right.
Academic Course, T1'ack 1313 Girl Reserve 13-415 HM. H. S.
Life" Staff 1413 Art Editor "Acta" 1413 Senior Play 141.
Marion is our class artist. There isn't a thing that she
can't d1'aw to perfection. Marion designed the cover for the
"Acta" this year. Don't you think she has ability? Not only
that, but her willingness to cooperate is a huge factor in the
success of the Class. Perhaps some day she'll be Art Editor
for the "Women,s Home Journal."
General Courseg Band 11-2-3-45.
Another one of our silent classmates. He's silent until
he's at band practice-then, does he play the cornet? And
how! We expect to see him playing in Sousa's band soon. Per-
haps he might join Paul Whiteman's orchestra. Whatever band
he joins will have an expert musician in "ReX."
Academic Courseg M. H. S. "Life" Staffg Band 11-2-3-453
Orchestra 11-253 Circus 11-253 Treasurer Mathematics Club
1153 Circulating Manager of "Acta" 1453 Hi-Y Club 12-3-455
"Energetic' is the word that one can use in describing
John. If he isn't busy studying or blowing his French horn, he
is taking his printing press apart to see what it's made of. He
was priceless as a possession of the Seniors at the time of
Good Luck, John, and make that printing press travel.
Entered Senior Yearg Commercial Course.
Though we have had her with us but one short year, we
have found the old saying, "Good things come in small pack-
ages," to be true. She is a quiet, studious little lass, who is al-
ways ready to greet us with a smile. Just watch the twinkle
in those big blue eyes!
We wonder why her favorite pastime is "Teddy,"
"And wheresoe'er thou move, good luck
Shall fling her old shoe after."
Commercial Courseg Nature Club 1153 Plays 125g Girl Re-
serve 13-45g Glee Club 11-259 Committeesg Band 1155 Nickel
Circus 1155 Typist for "Life" 1459 Typist for 'iActa" 145.
Montrose High School's little 175 ray of sunshine! Elsie
is one of those rare persons who can laugh at anything, even
themselves. A typewriter is just a simple little plaything to
her. She certainly can make the keys click to good advantage.
Add to these accomplishments the fact that she has been known
to compose a poem on an instant's notice. In the future we
cxpect to find her as some one's "Speed Stenogf'
Commercial Courseg "Acta" Staff 141g M. H. S. 'fLife" Staff
1415 Nature Club 1119 Glee Club 1215 Girl Reserve 11-2-3-415
Basketball 12-3-41, Captain 1415 Play 1415 Committees.
Eleanor's graduation brings to a close four memorable
years of fine loyalty, devoted friendship, and spirited leader-
ship. Admirable judgment was displayed by the Girls' Basket-
ball Team in the selection of "Len" as captain. We may say
indeed that Eleanor is deserving of all honors bestowed upon
her. We -are confident that she will not be found lacking in any
field which she enters.
Commercial Coursey Basketball 141, Baseball 12-3-41.
If silence is bliss
And bliss means joy,
Then there is plenty
In our farmer boy.
Asa is our farm hand who helped to win the baseball cup
and added his ability to the basketball team. His success in
athletics proves that quietness helps.
Academic Courseg Glee Club 111g Nature Club 111g Girl Re-
serves 13-41g Athletic Association 1419 Senior play 141g Girl
Reserve Play 141.
She is "slenderly" tenderly pretty,
And youthfully, truthfully sweet.
Ida is a jolly good Senior, chuck full of giggles. Have you
ever seen her when she wasn't laughing?
Her dramatic ability will put the Senior Class on the map.
In addition to being a good student, she is a true friend.
EVELYN VAN ANTWERP
Entered in Senior Yearg General Course, Band 1413 Basket-
ballg Girl Reserveg Cheer Leaderg Glee Clubg Class Committees.
Five feet two. No? Well, five feet three then. What dif-
ference does that make in a good looking girl? Here is the
noun, "Pep," rolled up in one little Senior. We know she'd like
to join the Junior Class but she can just "Chuck" that idea. We
arenit going to get rid of such a girl as Evelyn.
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Commercial Course 13-45g Academic Course 11-Qjg Cita-
madra Club 1113 Girl Reserve Club 12-3-439 Committees 11-2-
Ah, ha, another Fairdale girl! Oh! What fun it must be
to ride in the little red school bus! Apparently the little red
bus has been the source of her desire to spend her days in a
warm oflice, for Edna is going to be a "Stenog."
Commercial Courseg Bible study 1315 Dramatic Club 111g
Full of pep, full of life, that's Dot! Dot has been with us
for four years and has proved a success.
She has gained a place, not only in the hearts of her class-
mates, but also in the regard of M. H. S. Don't delete Bob 1'?J.
JU IOR REPORT
MR. SIPE, Sponsor: "Spendeth his time endeavoring to teach
Them that lack the brain with which to learn."-Anon.
AINEY, HELEN-"Wisely, and slow, they stumble that run fast."-Shakespeare
ARNOLD, BEATRICE-"And still be doing, never done."-Butler
BABCOCK, SYLVIA-"If you would be loved, love and be lovable."-Franklin
BALDWIN, JEAN-"Deep brown eyes running over with glee,
Bonnie brown eyes are the eyes for me."-Woolson
BEACH, MARY-"That though on pleasure she was bent,
She had a frugal mind."-Cowper
BELL, MARY-"Her eyes are homes of silent prayer."-
BIRNEY, MARY-"To look up, and not down,
To look forward and not back,
To look out and not in-and
To lend a hand."-Anon.
all, trust a few,
Do wrong to none."-Shakespeare
COOLEY, NAOMI-"A little nonsense now and then
Is relished by the wisest men."-Anon.
CROMWELL, FRANCES-"She is pretty to walk with,
And witty to talk with,
And pleasant, too, to think off!-Sir John Dale
DAYTON, ELLICE-"Thou hast D0 faults, 01- I no faults can spyg
Thou art all beauty, or all blindness I."-Codrington
DORA, VICTORIA-"But me no buts!"-Fielding
FISH, EDNA-"A light heart lives longf!-Shakespeare
FREAR, BETTY-"And she's wise as she is Winsome,
And as good as she is wise."-Anon,
GOFF, DOROTHY-"Beware of her bright locks, for she excels
All women in the magic of her hair."-Goethe
HIBBARD, ALICE-"True as the needle to the pole,
Or as the dial to the sun."-Booth
KNIGHT, EDYTHE-"A fair exterior is a silent recommendationf'-Publius Syrus
LAKE, ALYCE-"There's a ring upon your hand,
And there's myrtle in your hair-"-Anon.
MCALLA, MARJORIE-"Whence is thy learning?"-Anon.
O'BRIEN, HELEN-"And mistress of herself, though China fall."-Pope
ROBINSON, DOROTHY-"I have a heart with room for every joy."--Bailey
ROBINSON, HELEN-"She who hath brains--"-Smythe
RESSEGUIE, ESTHER-"For 'tis the mind that makes the body rich."--Shakespeare
SMITH, RUTH-"Oh! blessed with temper, whose unclouded ray
Can make tomorrow cheerful as today."
SNOVER, OLIVE-"I am not of that feather to shake off my friend when he must need me."
STEVENS, DORIS-"Music is well said to be the speech of angels."-Carlyle
THOMPSON, CHRISTINEMHAII things Come to him who will but wait."4Longfellow
WALKER, RUTH-"Laugh and be fat."-Taylor
WHEATON, ELEANOR-"Attempt the end, and never stand to doubtg
Nothing's so hard but search will find it out."-Herrick
WELCH, HELEN-"Of disposition sweet."-Jonson
BENNETT, RALPH-t'The World knows nothing of its greatest men."-Sir Henry Taylor
COY, EUGENEf"The ladies call him sweet."-Anon.
CLINK, ARTHUR-'Fortune befriends the bold."-Cicero
DONOVAN, RICHARD-"Whose body lodged a mighty mind."-Homer
GOFF, KENNETH-"Thy modesty's a candle to thy merit."--Fielding'
HALEY, RALPH-'Though modest, on his unembarrass'd brow
Nature had Written-'Gentlemanf"-Anon.
HUNSINGER, ALLAN-"Faint heart ne'er won fair lady."-Fletcher
HOLLISTER, CHARLES-"He hath the look of one enamor'd."-Codrington
LATHROP, CHARLES-"Hail, fellow, well met,"-Swift
MAGNOTTI, ANTHONY--"Still waters run deep."-Anon.
MCLAUGHLIN, JAMES--"Great thoughts, like great deeds, need no trumpet."-Bailey
TINGLEY, HENRY-"As busy as a bee."-Lyly
VERY, DONALD-"Although the last, not least."-Shakespeare
Betty Frear '32
Sophomore 'fStars" in their Latest Revue.
JOHN SWEET-President-Beau Ideal.
CHRISTINE WHEATON-Vice-President-Fifty Million Frenchmen.
KATHRYN COYLE-Secretary-Misbehavin' Lady.
ZAIDEE BIRCHARD-Treasurer-Along Came Love.
MISS PEDRICK-Sponsor-Pal of "Ours."
EDWARD AITKEN-Such Men Are Dangerous.
DUDLEY ARMSTRONG-The Singer of Seville.
RALPH ARNOLD-Ladies Love Brutes.
ROBERT BAXTER--Maybe It's Love.
CLARK BERG-Born Reckless.
DWIGHT BERG-The Broadway Hoofer.
ROSS BLAKE-With Byrd at the South Pole fin
WILLIAM BREWSTER-Dames Ahoy!
GERALD BUCKLEY-What a Man!
CARL CANFIELD-The King of Jazz.
WIT.I,ARD CLAREY-The China Express.
,ARTHUR CLOUGH-So This is Paris!
EDGAR CORWIN-A Devil With Women.
HARRY DEUEI.-Wings of Adventure.
GEORGE EELKER-The Girl Said No.
-IACK GRIFFIS-The Social Lion.
RVRON HOLLENBECK-Lord Byron of Broadway.
PI-IIIIIP KANE-Courtin' Wildcats.
OLVDE LATHROP-Don't Bet on Women.
WILLIAM MCGEORGE-Broken Dishes.
JOHN PRADENMMen Without Women.
ARTHUR ROBINSON-The Lone Rider.
GERALD SMITH-The Playboy of Paris.
CHARLES TAYLOR-The Biq Parade.
FLOYD TAYLOR-Love in the Rough.
WAYNE TAYLORH-Scotland Yard.
DONALD VAIIGHN-The Vagabond Lover.
DALLAS VERY-Man to Man.
BERTON WELCH-Rear-hing for the Moon.
WESLEY WIELGELASKY-Let Us Re Gay.
GEORGE ZIIVIMATORE-The Student Prince.
HELEN AITKEN-Little Caesar.
T,EATA ARNOLD-Girl of the Golden West.
MARGARET BROWN-,Inst Like Heaven.
HETFNTC CAMERON-Gen+len1an's Eate.
PAIILINE CHAMBERLAIN-Paris Bound.
DORIS COIYE-Wav For a Sailor.
I-IELEN CROWLEY-FAIR Warning.
ETHEL DEAN-One Heavenlv fKInig'ht.
ARLENFT FESSENDEN--Cifv Lirrhts.
CHARLOTTE I-IOLLENBECK-Good News.
GERTRIIDE KIEEER-Alias French Gertie.
RIITH LESLIE-Private Secretary.
ELIIICE TIOTT-A Ladv Surrenders.
ELIZABETH MEAD-Big Business Girl.
DOROTHY PARKE-fAnotherI Vavabond Lover.
LEAH POTTER-fOlf1 for al June Moon.
IIEILA STONE-Sunnyside UD.
AGNES VVALTON-Along Came Youth.
ARLENE VVARNER-The Naughtv Elirt.
FRANCES WILLSON-Cure for the Blues.
Zaidee Birchard '33
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sponsor: mrs. highhouse whom we thank for her interest in us.
robert bennett, who is president of the "cow's tail club."
stewart bennett, who likes "races."
allison birchard, who studies "tayloringl"
tony chiletti, who loves his science.
willard cook, who is "the" piano player.
nathan dodge, who is the hope of the class in athletics.
edward fitzgerald, who is the choice of the class for reporter.
robert griiiis, who spends a night at susie's.
frederick jones, who is the champion algebra student.
lester heHeran, who tries to murder a dead language.
ray mawhinney, who throws a mean curling iron.
herman macgeorge, who is a woman hater.
leslie mc kinney, whose motto is "let's go to church."
lewis newton, who is an overgrown woman killer.
owen o'brien, who is a worthy vice-president.
emery palmer, whose favorite slogan is, "let's go west."
woodward reynolds, who sings about "sweet alice."
lloyd roberts, who says, "yes, mr. sipe."
carlton smith, whose actions say, "gosh, i'm sleepy."
morgan Watkins, who flirts with all the girls.
george welch, who loves Hwheatenaf'
dorothy ainey, who believes that a "dodge" is best.
margaret allen, who is known as "peggy" and as a friend to all.
iva beardsley, who sings, "where the river 'shanon' Hows."
alice booth, who is the artist of the class.
Vivian case, who says, "lend me a nickle."
margaret clarey, who is our quiet student.
mary conboy, who is looking forward to Caesar.
frances donovan, who loves the m. h. s.
alice evans, who likes the "singer" model.
harriet foote, who says, "quit crowding me."
doris freeman, who is the candy kid.
grace gardner, who is a natural flirt.
susan grick, who says, "are we going to the show tonight, bob?"
evelyn hoke, who says, "hey! mac."
marie hollenbeck, who takes life easy.
immaculata kane, who is quiet but-oh my!
mary mahoney, who is another flirt.
erma palmer, who doesn't see why-.
eleanor race, who likes mulligan "stew."
leona reynolds, who didn't believe in changing the name.
freda rhinevault, who is a man hater.
edith setzer, who says, "now stop or i'll tell the teacher."
reta southworth, who is quiet and unassuming.
norma spaulding, who never comes to class prepared.
mary taylor, who is fond of "honey."
catherine van antwerp, who has many boy friends.
thelma watson, whose slogan is "all right, Willson."
bernice Weiss, another who doesn't see why.
margaret zeme, who always looks worried.
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There were 43 of us when we started school in September. A few moved
away, leaving 38.
We took part, with the second and third grades in the Christmas Party
which was held in the Auditorium.
We planted this year, as a project, a garden in the sand box. We all
planted a seed and our plants are growing very nicely.
There are 38 pupils enrolled this year in this grade. The following have
been neither absent nor tardy this year: Hilda Bateson, Dorothea Bush, Maurice
Blauch, Searle Dolan, Billy Maxey, and Hale Porter. l
The grade is 1002 in their Palmer Method Writing. We have two pins to
work for in this grade. We are very proud of our pins.
During the banking year, we have banked over 812000.
In the Bolenius Reading Diagnostic Tests, the following have the highest
averages: Phyllis Duskin, Josephine Jewett, Eleanor James, Helen Porter, Pauline
Tingley, Elmer Sipe, and Searle Dolan.
We have had several new books given to us for our library. We have en-
joyed our library very much this year.
Several of the children have taken part in the different entertainments
given this year for the public, and also in grade chapel programs.
The most important sand table project for this year was one illustrating
There are 38 pupils in Third Grade. Five of these pupils-Helen Rydzew-
ski, Joyce Strope, Rita Williams, Frank Beeman, and Robert Wood, have been
present every day this school year.
Third grade has 100 W in Palmer Method Writing, and ten pupils have won
the fourth grade Merit Button.
This grade has banked over S75 in school banking this year.
This grade has read many library books this year and has received several
new books for its own library, which were greatly enjoyed.
Several pupils have taken part in various programs which were given dur-
ing the year. Many pupils have also taken part in the grade chapel programs.
Third grade has had several sand table projects, but the one which was
most enjoyed was based on the story of "The Dutch Twins."
There are 35 pupils enrolled in the Fourth Grade.
The following pupils have been neither absent nor tardy during the school
term: Ida Beeman, Betty Jane Davies, Clara Jane Dolan, George Martin, and Leo
The Fourth Grade has 100W in Palmer Writing. Fifteen pupils have re-
ceived the Fifth Grade pin.
A majority of children subscribed for the Weekly Reader this year. We
found it very interesting and helpful to us. ,
We are planning to enter our Art work at the Fair next Fall.
FIFTH GR ADE
The Fifth Grade has had 100'jif- in ,banking this term.
Excellent work in writing has been ldone again this year. All the chil-
dren of this grade won the Progress Pin in "The Palmer Method of Writing."
Twenty of these pupils also have won the Improvement Certificate.
We spent a part of the month of March in studying our state of Pennsyl-
vania. The pupils made "Pennsylvania Booklets" of which we are very proud.
During the term, 38 pupils have been enrolled in our room, but as school
draws to a close, our number is only 35. PM
The following pupils were neither absent nor tardy during the school term:
Elizabeth Strope, Homer Stone, Frederick Birchard, and Robert Deuel.
Along with our history work during the first half of the term we enjoyed
the papers "My Weekly Reader" number three. The children paid for these them-
selves. The second half of the term we took the papers, but paid for them with
money earned on premiums at the Montrose Fair.
In April we gave ga short play in chapel, called "Uncle Sam Visits South
America." This play was worked out in our geography class after we had studied
South America. The principal part was Uncle Sam and was taken by Paul Deuel.
The children have shown a great interest in making built-up-posters in draw-
ing to be used for the Fair next fall.
Of the thirty-six pupils enrolled in Sixth Grade, the following have perfect
attendance records: Edward Catlin, Gerald Jenner, Paul Kane, and Arnold Stone.
Our teacher, Miss Rebecca Stark, resigned at Christmas and Mrs. Leonard
O'Brien finished the term.
Ten of our number have secured a final certificate in writing. They are:
Hazel Strope, Wilbur Dodge, Caroline Thompson, Florence Catlin, Mary Rose Geary,
Ruth Haley, Edward Catlin, Helen Olin, and Eunice Bowen.
The girls sold popcorn at basketball games and after school in order to raise
money for a basket ball.
Leon Taylor and Arnold Stone are members of the senior band. Leon Tay-
lor was chosen to broadcast a Clarinet solo from the Binghamton station.
The following Seventh Grade pupils have received their final Certificates in
Palmer Method Writing: Gladys Wilson, Wilma Hunsinger, Clevia Shannon, Jack
Tiffany, Donald Deuel, Donald Catlin, Kathryn Hoffman, and Mary Detorrio.
The following pupils have neither been absent nor tardy during the year:
Wilma Hunsinger, Kathryn Hoffman, Ivan Potter, Donald Catlin, and Russel Smith.
EIGHTH GRADE A
The Eighth Grade is one of the largest grades, now having thirty in num-
ber. Cur previous enrollment was 33 but during the year we lost Erwin Smith,
Leonard Hinds, and Mary Pradon.
We have combined with Seventh Grade for Music Classes.
At the beginning of the second semester we elected our class officers.
They are as follows: Mary L. Palmer, president, Mary Anne Sprout, vice-presi-
dentg Virginia Wheaton, secretary, and Leland Tingley, treasurer.
Opportunity classes for English and Arithmetic are being held from 4:00
tv 4:30 o'clock each night for those who need extra help.
The largest per cent of the grade have received their Writing Certificates.
In the first semester the girls took sewing and in the second, cooking. We
have several boys in the school band. ,
At the beginning of the year we bought a set of Compton's Pictured En-
cyclopedias which we have enjoyed and they have been of educational value. In
order to finance this we sold magazine subscriptions for Crowell Publishing Com-
pany and to finish paying for the books we staged the play "Patty Saves the
Day." This play proved to be a great success.
In September we had a Weenie Roast at the Fair grounds, in October we
enjoyed a Hallowe'en Party and in December a Christmas Party.
The boys and girls of this grade both have Basket-Ball teams which have
proved themselves as victors in the games they played.
We are planning to have a food-sale in the near future.
The following have perfect attendance records: Mary C. Hess, Virginia
Wheaton, Eleanor Grubham, Pauline Tingley, Mary L. Palmer, Anna Hawley, Le-
land Tingley, Harold Sipe, and Bryce Hollister.
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Nineteen girls were enrolled in the department this year. The class was
so large that it was divided into two sections, one class being taught in the morn-
ing and the other in the afternoon.
During the first semester quantitative cooking was studied. The last
semester a course in clothing was taught. The home nursing and child care course
was very interesting. Household accounting was taught in correlation with the
course in house planning and design, so that cost and complete equipment of the
house was emphasized.
The girls rearranged the department. They bought a new cot-bed for
use in home nursing.
School lunch opened the first of November and was well patronized. The
proceeds, which amounted to 329.75 were used to purchase equipment for the de-
The department was reorganized on the George Reed program, so that more
time could be given to project work.
In March the Hi-Y and Girl Reserves Cabinet meeting was held at Montrose.
The girls of the department helped prepare for a hundred and twenty-five young
people who came to attend the meeting.
M. Pauline Chamberlain '33
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1930, which was the second time Montrose presented a baseball team to the
public, was a very successful season. Considering the handicaps the team was
under, it is a surprise and also a pleasure to.announ.ceiha,t..we haveyet to be de-
The most exciting game of the year was with Rush High School. All
through the game it was a pitcher's battle, but thanks to the sterling quality and
iron heart of our pitcher, Rolland Cronk, we won the game 4-3. But Montrose
High School always gives credit where credit is due, and our praise is loud and
long for Rush High School. Dimock, Brooklyn and West Auburn were easy vic-
tims, but because of the absence of our pitcher and some other players, Hop Bot-
tom nearly turned the tables on us. It was a nerve racking game and two extra
innings had to be played, but we nosed them out to the tune of 9-8.
Then the team waited impatiently to hear who had been crowned champions
of the southwestern league, and after a short time were notified that M.H.S. was
to play Great Bend during Institute week at Montrose for the championship of
the County. During the first few innings of that game it looked as if the two
teams were evenly matched, but by our relentless hitting and the superb work of
the battery, M. S. H. forged ahead, winning the game by the score of 11-2. They
left no doubt of the superiority of the northeastern league and of the quality of
M. H. S. baseball teams.
All of the credit for the renown of M. H. S. in baseball should go to Mr.
Smith and the players. T A Q 2
Montrose has a record which no other team has yet equaled. Since enter-
ing the baseball league, we have lost no games and have tied but one, which
could not be finished on account of darkness.
The players receiving letters were: Cronk, pitcher, S. Dodge, catcher, White,
1st base, Berg, 2nd base, Clink, shortstopg D. Very and Chilletti, 3rd base, G.
Armstrong, 1. field, Charles Lathrop, c. field, Asa Very and N. Dodge, r. field.
All right, Montrose, give the team a cheer to help them win the cup for the
George F. Armstrong, Jr. '31
Coaches: Leonard G. Oillrien, George Kolleg Manager, Robert Armstrong
Captain, Smith Dodge.
The iirst football practice was held September 9, and high hopes were held
by many concerning their aspirations for the varsity.
Our first game was played at and against Susquehanna, and we won by the
small margin of 7 to 6, but later in the season defeated them 19 to 0. This year
was Susuquehanna's first try at football, and Montrose wishes them the best of
Montrose met her two rivals, Nicholson and Tunkhannock, and was defeated
7 to 0 by the former and won 25 to 6 from the latter. Montrose wishes to com-
pliment Nicholson on its sportsmanship, which was never greater than in that
One of the highlights of the season was the defeat suffered by the Bingham-
ton Junior Varsity at the hands of M. H. S. It was a hard fought game with the
score being 8 to 6 at the final whistle.
As a whole we are proud of our team which, was a decided improvement
over former years, this year winning five out of eight games. We Wish to thank
Mr. O'Brien and Mr. Kolle for the time and effort they gave to the team, but most
of all for the fighting spirit they imparted to us.
Mr. Frear presented the players with letters and gold footballs in Chapel.
The letter men for this year were: Dodge, Cronk, McGeorge, Smith, Klonsky,
R. Armstrong, G. Armstrong, Grubham, Corwin, Clough, Clink, N. Dodge, Hillis,
and last but not least Chilletti. Those receiving gold footballs were: Smith Dodge,
Rolland Cronk, Willard Grubham, Robert Armstrong, and George Armstrong.
The high school wishes to thank John Sweet for doing his bit as assistant
manager, the scrub team for the resista-nce it gave while tuning up the varsity,
and Jack Burke for acting in the capacity of water-boy.
Charles Hollister has been elected manager for next year. We wish him suc-
cess in his work. Good teamwork surpasseth all obstacles, and, we might say,
brings the team on to overwhelming victory.
George F. Armstrong, Jr. '31
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Manager, Willard Grubhamg Coach, Neville Smith, Captain, Smith Dodge.
This year's basketball season was again welcomed with plenty of pep, and a
stalwart army of young men answered the call of the court. Smith Dodge was
elected captain, and his worthiness was proved many times throughout the sea-
son. Although Montrose was handicapped by the loss of three players, which was
caused by our obedience to the P. I. A. A. rules, We were not defeated on our own
court, and we won the championship of the eastern half of the county. Susque-
hanna defeated us in Binghamton for the championship of the county, but the pick
Of the SCh001S in SUSqueh211'11'121 Were later defeated on our court, with the aid of the
players who were through the regular season,
I want you to cheer for Banty Hillis, first. He may be small, but oh, my:
and how the girls love him. Smith Dodge is short, stocky, and an all around play-
er- C0319 OU everybody and give KlOHSky a hand. When the rest were nervous
and upset, "Abie" was there to steady them, and many a basket was chalked up
to his credit. R. Armstrong, though not so great in his ability to make baskets,
proved to be t00 big HH Obstacle in the process of the other teams' scoring.
Cronk is 3 hard Dlayefy and is after the ball every second. The Varsity was com-
posed of S. Dodge and R. Armstrong, guardsg Hillis and Cronk, forwards: and G.
Armstrong, center. The second team Was composed of Hollister and Zimmatore,
f0FW211'dS3 Kl0HSkY, Center! and N- Dodge and Vaughn, guards. The letter men are
S- Dodge, N- D0dge, Hillis, Hollister, Zirrlmatore, R. Armstrong, Cronk, Klonsky, G.
Armstrong, Clink, Very and Vaughn.
Montrose defeated all her old basketball rivals, at least one game and is to
be complimented on a very successful season. Our only regret is that Forest City
could only play us one game which Was held in their own hall.
Boys' Basket-ball Games, 1930-31.
Montrose . . . .... 26 Le Raysville .... . . . . .20
Montrose . . . .... 15 Forest City . . . . . . .24
Montrose . . . .... 41 Springville .... . . . .17
Montrose . . . .... 44 Rush ......... . . . . 3
Montrose . . . .... 38 Laurel Hill . . . . . . .27
Montrose . . . .... 44 New Milford . . . . . . 5
Montrose - . . . .... 23 Dimock ....... . . . .14
Montrose . . . .... 26 Factoryville . . . . . . .15
Montrose . . . .... 25 Springville .... . . . 7
Montrose . . . .... 57 Rush ........ . . . 3
Montrose . . . ..... 80 New Milford . . . . . . .13
Montrose . . . .... 29 Tunkhannock . . . . . . 8
Montrose . . . .... 25 Dimock ...... . . . .13
Montrose . . . .... 30 Factoryville . . . . . . .17
Montrose . . . .... 24 Susquehanna . . . . . . .33
Montrose . . . .... 23 Tunkhannock . . . . 8
Montrose . . . .... 36 Alumni ................ . . . .22
Montrose . . . .... 37 Laurel Hill ................ . .13
Montrose . . . .... 27 Montrose Independents ..... . .20
Montrose . . . .... 33 Susquehanna High School . . . . .21
G. Armstrong '31
GIRL RESERVE HI-LIGHTS
This is the third year in the history of Girl Reserve in our school, and from
every standpoint it has been immensely successful.
We have been exceedingly fortunate in having guest speakers this year.
Among them were: Mrs. Riggs Brewster-"Life in Greecef' Mrs. Dunlop-"Life
in Guatemala," Mrs. L. M. Thompson-"Charm of Personality," and Rev. Visser
-"The Meaning and Importance of Prayer."
Club activities for this year include: seven weeks of Bible Study which
was led by Mrs. Beers and which was followed by an examination, a county rally
which was attended by approximately one hundred and fifty, a contribution to the
Children's Aid fund, a contribution to the Red Cross fund, two Christmas boxes
which we sent to Caney Creek, and a Mother and Daughter's tea. Plans are also
in preparation for the annual spring rally.
The 1930-31 officers were: President, Marjorie Hamlin, Vice-President, Bet-
ty Frearg Secretary, Audrey Roberts, Ass't. Secretary, Agnes Walton, and Treas-
urer, Beulah Hefferan. Our outside advisers were: Mrs. Davies, Mrs. Knoll, Mrs.
Beers, and Mrs. Goodfellow. Our sponsors were: Mrs. Highhouse, Miss Pedrick,
and Miss McCausland. Our honorary advisers were: Miss Baker, Mrs. Lyons, and
Much of the success of the club this year is due to the co-operation given to
us by Mr. Nelson and Miss Clark. We wish that they might know how much we
appreciate the excellent work that they are doing.
Here's hoping that next year's club proves to be as successful as this one
Doris Stevens '32
At the beginning of the school year the Hi-Y club started with about fifty
members, with Reverend Dodge, leader of the club.
The following officers were: Willard Grubham, President, Rolland Cronk,
Vice President, Smith Dodge, Secretary, Henry Tingley, Treasurer.
They all did their part to make the club a success.
The club was very active during the year, and at Hallowe'en it joined with
the Girl Reserves and sponsored a party to which all the high school was invited, al-
so many other activities were carried on during the year.
The club sent eleven delegates to The Older Boys' Conference at Milton.
On the first of February the Hi-Y Club entered the State Bible Study Contest
and made preparation for the test, given at the end of seven weeks. The members
made a good showing in the examination.
During the month of February the Hi-Y Club sponsored a Y. M. C. A. dis-
tract Rally held at the Montrose Inn.
As the end of school was drawing to a close, the club elected new oflicers
for the following year. The ones elected were: President, Henry Tingley, Vice
President, Clyde Lathrop, Secretary, Charles Hollister, Assistant Secretary, Floyd
Taylor 5 Treasurer, James McLaughlin. These oflicers were installed in office at
the next meeting. With a good sum of money in the treasury the club is ready
for next year.
Allan Hunsinger '32
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SCHOOL BAND REPORT
When the Montrose School Band was organized three and one-half years ago
by Mr. Maurice D. Taylor, few people realized that it would reach its present stage
of growth and popularityg and, if present indications are correct, the end is not in
sight yet. The benelits and enjoyment gained by playing an instrument have at-
tracted pupils and parents to such an extent that there was at present over ninety
players in the Montrose School, with the number continually growing.
Mr. Taylor has arranged a system whereby the students just beginning on
a band instrument may start playing in the junior band, and as their ability in-
creases, and when more are required in the senior band, they are promoted to a
higher position. Mr. Taylor has also organized a grade band which is made up of
grade pupils. For some time the grade band has been partly under the supervision
of a conducting class of eight pupils from the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes.
This class was organized by Mr. Taylor for the purpose of offering opportunities to
those who might wish to continue in musical Work.
Much has been done in the line of improving the instrumentation of the
band such as: the purchasing of a new set of pedal tympani and the replacing of
the mellophones with French horns. An oboe and a flute have also been added to
the list of instruments in the band. All of these greatly improve the tone qual-
ity. The membership has been raised to forty-one players and a drum major.
This addition has enlarged almost every section of the band.
During the past year, the Senior band has made over thirty public ap-
pearances including two concerts, which were well attended. Last summer the
band took part in a band contest held at Wellsboro, Pa., and won the second prize
of sixty dollars. The Senior band had a thrilling experience when on April 15,
they broadcast a program over radio station WNBF of Binghamton, N. Y. This
program attracted very much attention, and the band was highly complimented by
all who heard it.
On May 1, the band Went to Altoona, Pa., to take part in the State Band
Contest and returned May 3 with second honors. There was greater competition
this year and the winning of a place in the contest was much more difiicult than it
was last year.
There is one thing that the band can always depend on. That is the steady
support which is offered to them by the people of our school and town. Whenever
any kind of support is needed, these people are always ready to give freely and
willingly and to help in whatever way they can. This support is appreciated by
Mr. Taylor and the members of the band. In return they are doing their utmost
to have a better band next year. T p
5 Ralph E. Haley '32
GLEE CLUB REPORT
The Glee Club has had marked success this year. Under Miss Baker's able
direction the girls have learned many new songs.
The Glee Club presented programs in chapel. Among these programs were
the following: a program of patriotic songs on Armistice day and a program at
On the Monday night before Christmas the club joined the Girl Reserves
in caroling on the streets of Montrose.
A sextette of girls from the Glee Club sang before the Ladies' Musical Club
and before the Rotary Club.
A program of sacred music was given at the Presbyterian church at the
union service on March 22.
The Girls' Glee Club presented "Windmills of Holland," an operetta dealing
with romance in Holland for the benefit of the library.
The club as usual participated in the commencement program.
Ruth Klonsky '31
The Athletic Association was organized this year with the following officers:
Willard Grubham, Presidentg James McLaughlin, Vice-President, Audrey Roberts,
Secretary, Mr. Frear, Treasurer.
A nickel circus, a magazine campaign, a membership campaign, and a bake-
sale were a few of the activities sponsored by the association.
Managers of the athletic events for this year and for the following year
Willard Grubham '31
The Nickel Circus came to the M. H. S. this year on March 10th. The main show, an-
nounced by the ring-master, Allan Hunsinger, began with a farmerette dance, "Would You Like
To Take a Walk?" The farmerettes left us convinced that "something good would come from
that." The farmeretts were:
EVELYN VAN ANTWERP BETTY HORTON
ELIZABETH FANCHER MARJORIE HAMLIN
AGNES WALTON CHRISTINE WHEATON
BETTY FREAR ZAIDEE BIRCHARD
MARGARET ALLEN ELLICE DAYTON
ELIZABETH DONOVAN MARGARET BROWN
HELENE CAMERON ELAINE BAXTER
The Collegiates from "Punkin Center" were another attraction. Their band, however,
was clown rather than collegiate. Special credit is due to the drum maJor, Miss Chares Tay-
lor, and to the baby, Harold Sipe. The other Collegiates were:
CHARLES HOLLISTER WESLEY WIELGOLASKY
CLYDE LATHROP RALPH HALEY
JOHN STEPHENS ROBERT BAXTER
GERALD SMITH REXFORD SPROUT
The next numbers on the program were snappy tap dances by Evelyn and Joyce Van
Buckley and his wonderful performing dog created much attention. The dog showed agil-
ity in extricating himself from a sack.
The most famous chorus north of the courthouse and south of the jail was the last act on
the program. The chorus dance was, "Walking My Baby Back Home." The words were demon-
strated by Christine Wheaton and Dudley Armstrong. This act was one of the most popular
There were four side shows. These were: A gruesome line of the heads of Bluebeard's
wives, a pole dance fwhich was a Polish song and dance by Victoria Dora accompanied by her
brother.J In this same side show Tony Magnotti played an accordian solo which everyone en-
joyed. Also, Buckley and his dog again appeared as a side show feature. Another feature
was ae successful operation performed on James McLaughin by Charles Hollister and Ken-
Mr. Smith had charge of the main show, and Mr. O'Brien of the side shows. They cer-
tainly deserve credit for their share of the work. Mrs. Highhouse, Miss Pedrick, Mrs. Lyons,
Miss Meyers, and Miss McCausland were in charge of refreshments.
Thanks are due to everyone who helped in making this circus a success and thereby clear-
ing 380.50 for the Athletic Association.
Mary Beach '32
. EIGHTH GRADE TRANSFER EXERCISES
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"Patty Saves the Day"
This charming little play, under the direction of Miss Hardy, was presented by the
Eighth Grade in their effort to pay for a set of encyclopedias. The cast of characters is as
Miss Nelson ............................................................ Virginia Wheaton
Maisie Marsh .... ..... Mary Palmer
Helen Hilton .... ...... f L . . . . . . Mabel Birchard
Sidney Marsh ..... ..... J .... . .. Jack Donovan
Oliver Prescott . . . ....... .... B ryce Hollister
Patty Steel ..... . . . ..... Pauline Tingley
Tilly .......... .. Eleanor Grubham
Sara Hill ....... Mary Hess
Kate Dean . . . .... Mary Sprout
Bob Wright . . . ............................................ Leland Tingley
Dave ........................................ .................................. H arold Sipe
Act I. The "Swift Foot of Time" gives only twenty-four hours to do it in. Oliver's
ring leads the way to the hiding place and the eighth graders rejoice. Patty buys another
spade and asks to be excused from study hour.
Act II. The freshmen to the front and Sara is declared the next May Queen. Two
spades are found instead of one and Patty saves the day.
The play deals with two groups of students in a typical American school. It presents
a rivalry in which "the Eighth Grade" is victorious.
"Windmills of Holland"
Operetta in 2 Acts
Cast of Characters
Mynheer Hertogenbosch, rich Holland farmer .............. .. Clyde Lathrop
Vrouw Hertogenbosch, his wife ........................ ..... R uth Walker
Wilhelmina, their daughter .................. ..... Z aidee Birchard
Bob Yankee, American salesman ................ ......... R alph Haley
Hans, student of music, in love with Wilhelmina. .. Dudley Armstrong
Franz, rich farmer's song in love with Hilda .... ..... R obert Baxter
Hilda, their daughter ....................... .. Zaidee Birchard
Katrina, rich farmer's daughter ............................................. Edith Knight
Plano Duet ........................ .... . .................. .
Salutatory, "More Beyond" ............ ..
Class History, "Discovered, A Diary" ....
Cornet Solo ..............................
Third Honor, "What is Ahead of Youth"
Class Prophecy, 'fGazing Upon the Future" ..
Piano Solo ....................................
Fourth Honor, "Aviation in the Last 10 Years" ....
Xylophone Solo ................................
Class Will, "The Hearts' Treasures of 8th Grade". . .
Class Poem ............. ................ . . . .
Fifth Honor, "Life of President Hoover" ..
Solo .... , ............. . ................. .
Presentations, "Just a Few Knick Knacks" ..
Charge to 7th grade ......................
Response ..... ............ . ................. . .
Valedictory, "Science Yesterday and Today" .........
Duet ............. ............... ................ . . .. ..
' Q "skidding"
Aunt Millie . . . ........... . . . .
Andy ........ ..........
Mrs. Hardy ....
Judge Hardy ....... . . .
Grandpa Hardy ..........
Estelle Hardy Campbell . . .
Marion Hardy ...........
Wayne Trenton III .... ....... ..........
Myra Hardy Wilcox ........................................
Mr. Stubbins ...............................................
Virginia Wheaton, Mary Sprout
Virginia Wheaton, Harold Sipe
Mary L. Palmer
. . Beverly Cole, Paul Canfield
Mary L. Palmer, Mabel Birchard
.. . . . . . . . . . Kathleen Wheaton
........... Kendall Wheaton
Mary C. Hess, Billy Hibbard
Mary L. Palmer
Virginia Wheaton, Mary Sprout
. . . . .Elwyn Hillis
. . . . . Smith Dodge
. . .Willard Grubham
. .. Eleanor Vaughn
. . . Elaine Baxter
Scene: All the scenes take place in the Hardy's living room in a certain town in Idaho.
Time: The Present.
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COMMENCEMENT WEEK ACTIVITIES
Senior Play, "Skidding"
Eighth Grade Transfer l I I
. . . . Monday, June 1.
........ Tuesday, June 2.
Commencement ................... ....... W ednesday, June
Senior Chapel, Class Day
. . .... Thursday Morning June 4
Alumni Banquet .......... 4
Class History .....
Class Prophecy ..
Class Will ...... ....
. . . Thursday Evening,, June
High School Auditorium
June 4, 1931
. . . . "Alma Mater"
. . . . . . . . . Marjorie Hamlin
. . . Ruth Klonsky, Elmer Clink
. . . . . . . Evelyn VanAntwerp
. . Prof. F. A. Frear
. . . "Pennsylvania"
Distribution of Actas in Assembly Room.
FIETY-THIRD ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT
March, "M. H. S. Processionaln .. ...................... ..... .... S p encer Taylor
High School Band
Invocation ......................... .... R ev. Wallace Goodfellow
Selections .............................. ............. M ixed Chorus
Salutatory . . .
Trombone Solo ..
"Venetian Love Song"-Nevin
'fThe Value of High School Dramaticsu
"Preparing for Right Use of Leisure"
, .... ...... ................ ......... . . . Charles Taylor
"The Lost Chord"-Sullivan
. . ...... I ..... . .
Essay . . . ................................... . . . John Stephens
"Byrd, The Explorer and the Man"
Selections .............................................. .. Mixed Chorus
"Pale in the Amber West"-Parks Moore
"Go Lovely Flower"-LeMaire
Valedictory ............. ....................................... . . Howard Cogswell
Announcements of honors and prizes ................... ....... P rin. F. A. Frear
Presentation of diplomas ............ ......... Prof. F. A. Frear
Pres. of Board of Directors
Benediction ....................................... Rev. Wallace Goodfellow
Selection .............................................. High School Band
"New Colonial March"-R. B. Hall
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M. H. S. STAFF
M. H. S. LIFE STAFF
Can you have your report in by next Friday?
Just leave it to me. I'll see to it.
ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER
I never bothered much with ads before.
There's so much to write about, I don't know where to begin.
Oo-o-h! I forgot all about it.
They like 'em personal.
We see Iourselves "As Others See Us."
How does this look to you?
He's the one who has those loud reports.
GIRL RESERVE REPORTER
I tried to make this one snappy.
Say, when do I have to have that report in?
HOME ECONOMICS REPORTER
Another, so soon?
Oh, does it have to be in ink?
She's always on time.
Oh, the Sophomores never do anything. UD
It's no trouble to write about Freshmen.
Do you think this will be all right?
ATHLETIC REPORTERS ELEANOR VAUGHN, JOHN SWEET
Give us time-and space.
TYPISTS JULIA HAYES, ELSIE TURRELL, LOLA RISLEY
No, it won't take us long if the keys don't stick!
Whose fine suggestions and every ready willingness to boost has won our Life an
fDo1'is Greene '31,
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QUTDOOR GCDCD MANNERS
First Prize-N. E. District-Pennsylvania State Federation of Women's Clubs.
Outdoor courtesy is the way we respect nature. Among the many things to
be treated in considering this subject are: roadside billboards, grounds left by
campers and picknickers, the ruthless destruction of wild flowers, and the careless-
ness of hunters in forests.
The rapid development in road building has made it possible for one to travel
in nearly any part of the country that he wishes. The joy is taken from the ride
by the sight of dilapidated signboards. A company or store will obtain permission
to place a sign advertising their business by the side of the road. They may pay
rent the first year. The second year the rent will be neglected. Small boys will
throw stones at the sign and tear a corner loose. A wind rises and tears the bill-
board more. A post begins to rot after the spring rains and is not repaired. Soon
the sign is partly fallen over and presents an unpleasant appearance. If the com-
pany which had put up the sign had the proper respect for our outdoors, the sign
would either be kept in good condition or else be taken down and burned.
Some people who deplore the condition of roadside billboards will stop at a
beautiful, shady, cool spot to eat their picnic dinner. Even while they are talking
about the recent advertisement they have seen Cwhich is a disgrace to the localityj,
they will be leaving the remnants of the picnic lunch to detract from the natural
loveliness of the spot. In spite of the fact that there is a "No Trespassingu sign
nailed to a tree on one side of the grove, the tourists have picnicked, left the remains
of the meal, and gone, forgetting to put up the bars of the gateway. Here again
is violation of outdoor good manners.
Not far from the spot where the tourists have lunched, there may be a patch
of wild flowers. When these are spied they all are picked or pulled from the
ground and loaded into the car to be taken to the city to wilt the next day. If the
tourists had only admired them in their natural habitat, picked a few to take
home, and left the rest for other tourists to admire, he would have done much to
help preserve nature's beauty.
Another phase of this broad Subject is the way campers and hunters treat
the f0I'9SfS, 0119 of I12tU1'9'S greatest W01'ks. In almost every large forest there are
Cabins With provisions to be used by persons who lose their way, A thoughtless
hunter may enter the cabin, use provisions, and go, leaving the cooking utensils,
Empty til? 03115, and provisions in geliefal confusion. This thoughtlessness shows
that the hunter is very inconsiderate and is exactly the type of person who would
fail to 9XtiHgl1iSh the campfire. One of the laws of outdoor good manners to be
observed in forests, is to be very careful in handling any kind of fire in the dry
season. Considerate hunters never smoke in the forests,
If people would only hesitate and think what outdoor good manners means,
they might not be so thoughtless and careless in their regard for nature. Nature
needs a better chance and it could be given her if the billboards were taken from
the landscape, if campers were more thoughtful of the Way they leave their camp-
ing spot, if everyone was considerate in picking flowers, and if hunters treated the
forests with proper respect.
Beatrice Arnold '32
In glancing at present-day periodicals and those of a century ago, one sees
that there has been a marked change in the average person's attitude toward our
wild birds, a change brought about through the efforts of the Pennsylvania State
Game Commission, which is supported mainly by money from hunting licenses.
Literature circulated by the commission has revolutionized many a sportsman's idea
of wild bird and animal life. He finds that a bird is not merely a mass of feathers
on which to try one's skill, but a living, interesting, and at times, almost human crea-
The greatest reason, indeed, for the increase of interest in birds is the fasci-
nation of watching them as they struggle through life from the shell, until their
bodies turn back to dust. Thoughtless persons will say that the Crow is a rapac-
ious destroyer of farmers' crops, but even though he were as black as he is painted,
there are still characteristics which make him a valuable bird. He is the only com-
mon large bird that stays north in the winter. Aside from adding charm to the
winter landscape, the Crow has proved, through research conducted by Dr. Fish-
er of the United States Biological Survey, to be as much of a benefactor as he is an
enemy to the farmer. We must keep certain destructive birds in check and yet
save them from extinction. One might go on through the various species and tell
of the things which attract our minds, the flight of the swallows, the honking of
geese, or the deep flute-like tones of a thrush song. They all take their place in
the great plan.
To the practical mind, however, there is another side of bird-life. Birds are
the greatest known group of insect destroyers. There are approximately one mil-
lion species of insects known to scientists, of which the majority often destroy in
one day enough grain, leaves, stalks, and roots of plants to equal more than their
own weight. A single female insect may, in one year, become the ancestor of sixty
million of its kind. In ten years time, were there no birds, insects would over-run
There are also many small mammals which seriously endanger the farmers'
crops every year. When it is learned that hawks and owls are the greatest fac-
tors in control of these vermin, many farmers will realize that they have been kill-
ing some of their best friends. Granting that each hawk and owl consumes at least
1,000 mice, or their equivalent, yearly, and that each mouse would cause the farm-
er a loss of two cents per year if he lived, the average hawk or owl is worth twenty
dollars a year to the farmer. Some species, however, are to be considered as
harmful and needing regulation. They are the Sharp-shinned and Cooper's Hawks,
commonly termed "blue darters," and often the Red-tailed Hawk and the Great-
horned Owl. The other hawks and owls rarely catch the farmers' chickens and
should be shot only when caught in the act of stealing one. The destructive
species may be recognized by their long tails and short, rounded wings. Except
the Red-tail, all the hawks soaring above us in the air are to be considered as bene-
ficial. The Great Horned Owl is recognized by his well-known "hoot."
Many bird-students, however, are content to watch birds at their home life
and record matters of interest and migration dates. What farmer is there who
does not rejoice at the honking of wild geese in March? They announce that
spring is on the way. The reason for migration of birds has beeen a -question of
serious thought. Many of the ideas held in olden times we would denounce as im-
possible, yet we have not furnished a satisfactory explanation. We do know, how-
ever, that the dates on which the birds arrive from the South are notably consis-
tent from year to year. The early arrivals are influenced to a great extent by
variable weather, but after the first few days of May one can almost tell what day
of the month it is by the orderly arrival of our southern migrants.
Altogether there are 242 species of birds which visit Pennsylvania. Every-
one in Susquehanna County should know at least thirty of them at sight.
The Killdeer is one of our common water-birds. He may be recognized by
two black bands across his white breast and by the light reddish-brown upper tail
coverts. He is about the size of a robin. His nervous condition seems critical
as he utters loud cries of distress at your approach, jumps into the air, and flies
off like a pigeon.
The Downy Woodpecker is the most common member of his family. His small
size distinguishes him from all other woodpeckers.
Of course you all know the Crow and the Robing they are too well-known to
The English Sparrow is often called the American street gamin. He may
be distinguished from the other sparrows, which are beneficial, by his gray cap,
dirty white under-parts, and harsh notes. The smaller Chipping Sparrow has a
bright chestnut cap. The Song Sparrow has heavily streaked breast. He sings a
varied melody somewhat resembling a part of the Canary's song.
The Chickadee, our tamest bird, has a cap and throat patch of black. He
is much smaller than a sparrow.
The Barn Swallow is generally well-known. He is recognized by a long
forked tail and a bright rufous breast.
The Wood Thrush, our best singer, has not much in the wav of plumageg
but his deep. dreamy, flute-like song more than makes up for it. The melody can-
not be described in words. One must hear it to appreciate the fact that birds can
make real, impressive music.
These are only a few of the interesting birds among our feathered friends.
With the increasing amount of leisure time given to our young people of the pres-
ent day what could complete a well rounded course of instruction better than to
know the mysterious of bird-life?
Howard Cogswell, Valedictorian.
It is a matter of deep regret to the entire school that death so suddenly
came to Mr. Charles Van Scoten. Mr. Van Scoten was graduated with the class
of 1900. He faithfully served as a school director for eleven years. Surely his sin-
cere efforts and brotherly concern will be missed by the school and the community.
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THE VALUE OF HIGH SCHDOL DRAMATICS
When Queen Elizabeth devoted time, interest, and money to theatrical pres-
entations, no doubt she was criticized. Yet every student of drama since the sev-
enteenth century owes a debt of gratitude to the era which made possible the
Shakespearan tragedies and comedies that have never been excelled either as liter-
ary .or as dramatic forms.
With the Elizabethian Age of Literature in England as an elevation on
which we may place an observatory tower, let us touch upon several phases of the
evolution of the drama.
The Book of Job, one of our heritages from the Hebrew, is an example of
fine dramatic art. Ancient drama, however, reached its highest development in
Greece. Children first appeared as actors in Greek plays. The Miracle and Moral-
ity plays of the Middle Ages were presented to teach truths concerning religion and
morality. Companies of boy actors were found at an early day at some of the
public schools of England. Plays, whose purpose was to instruct, were written
especially for them.
Drama also had a place in the early American school. For instance, we
learn that Charles Stern, Perceptor of the Liberal School in Lincoln, Massachusetts,
published in 1798 a book entitled "Dramatic Dialogues for Use in the Schools." He
maintained the rudest nymphs and swains by practicing on rhetoric soon acquired
polite manners, for they often impersonated the most polite characters. Each of
the dialogues was intended to teach a particular virtue. "The Woman of Hon-
our," typified goodness and truth and "The Male Coquetttef' the absurdity of ly-
ing and hypocrisy. Through these one hundred and thirty years pageantry, pan-
tomime, fairs circuses, and other forms of dramatic production have been added to
Dramatics aiords the student an opportunity for the expression of what-
ever talents he may have. It is a means of overcoming the adolescent's self-con-
sciousness through the required thinking in terms of life outside himself. The stu-
dent learns to express himself clearly and vividly, adds many words to his vocabu-
lary, and gains confidence and poise. The tendency to day-dream is turned into a
pen play with a definite aim. The study of dramatic art gives the student a fuller
life by enabling him to understand other lives through acting them. As the stu-
dent actor studies interpretation and "lives in character" during the preparation
and presentation of a play, he acquires knowledge which stimulates him to read the
better types of dramatic literature. Likewise his enjoyment of stage productions
is enhanced. Percy Mackaye believes that the development of the dramatic instinct
does not tend to make actors, but imaginative human beings.
Many of us are familiar with dramatics only as an extra-curricular activity,
with an occasional production by the dramatics club, an assembly program, a class
play, or a mock trial. Kenneth Macgowan, a producer of plays, published an ar-
ticle "Drama's New Domain, The High School," in Harpers Magazine a few months
ago. He states that drama in high schools now attempts the serious business of
teaching boys and girls to produce plays. Probably one-third of the twenty-two
thousand high schools of America are conducting deiinite courses, studying and ap-
plying production methods to a fairly good grade of play.
A masteris thesis by Dina Rees Evans of the University of Iowa tabulates
the results of a lquestionaire answered by nearly one thousand representative schools.
One-third of the schools reported courses in dramatic production, and one-half had
The work done in the dramatic classes of the Binghamton Central High
School is typical of the reports by Miss Evans. A year ago some of us were per-
mitted to see their production of "Quality Street," by James M. Barrie. The mem-
bers of this class were not only young actors, but designers of stage scenery and
costumes, stage hands, and managers. The second evening's production found a
partially new cast, thus enabling a larger group of students to receive training and
The dramatic courses have required readings and reports on plays, as well
as the learning and acting of parts. Occasionally a student writes a one act play
or sketch, or keeps a dramatic scrap book. Short papers are prepared on topics
such as "The Art of Pantomime' or "The Purpose of the Little Theater." The
first few minutes of the class period may be given up to voice training or group
pantomime. Some pupils work on properties, the cast of the play may rehearse,
others paint scenery. The theory of self-direction is used rather thoroughly.
Teachers of boys and girls rather than of good speech and literature attempt
through proper casting, to broaden the personality of the various pupils. They
study the child and try to cast him in parts which will correct his personality de-
fects. The dull and sullen youngster who is cast for a prince is forced into a new
field of experience. The bashful girl must be shown what it means to play the
vivacious heroine. Many examples can be cited to show how "casting against
type" has strengthened personality and even saved many a young person from neu-
With this opportunity to act and write plays, to secure practical acquaint-
ance with drama, guided by specially trained teachers. May we not expect that
a new audience is coming on which will demand something besides "talkies" and low-
class comedy? In the words of Miss Evans, "The high school has no better chance
to train its students for leisure than in the field of the spoken drama."
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Mr. Frear: Late again! Don't yousknow what time this school starts?
Audrey: No, sir. It's always started when I get here.
Mr. O'Brien: Name a collective noun.
Nate Dodge: A vacuum cleaner.
S E E
Boss: Did you read my letter?
Boy: Yessir. I read it inside and outside. On the inside it said, "You are
fired," and on the outside it said, "Return in five days," and here I am.
Traffic Cop iafter operationj : What did I say while I was under the ether?
Nurse: You asked the surgeon to show you his Operator's License.
Mr. Smith: Give the definition of "home"
Don Smith: Home is where part of the family waits until the others are
through with the car.
S, E E
Miss McCausland: Who iiddled while Rome burned?
Lloyd Roberts: Hector.
Miss M.: N0.
Miss M: No. What do you mean? It was Nero.
Lloyd: Well, I knew it was somebody with a dog's name.
E E S
Dot Willson: Did you have much trouble with your Trial Balance?
Margaret Magnotti: No. This month I only had to put in four mistakes to
make it balance.
S E E
District Attorney: Do you know the meaning of an oath?
Witness: Well, I ought to. I play golf.
Mr. Sipe: How many seasons are there in the year?
Smith Dodge: Three. Football, basket ball, and baseball.
E E E
Elizabeth Donovan: He's so romantic. When he speaks to me he says,
Christine Wheaton: That's force of habit. He used to be a street car con-
E S E
Rolly Cronk: I've added up this column ten times.
Mr. Frear: Good. What is your answer? -
Rolly: Here they are. There are ten of them.
E E E
Mrs. Highhouse: You are not a Student who closes his books as soon as the
first buzzer rings, are you?
Frosh: No. Why, sometimes I have to wait as long as five minutes after
I close my books for the buzzer to ring. ,
E S S
Mr. O'Brien: Does the question bother you?
Beulah Hefferan: No. Not at all. It is the answer that bothers.
E E S
Bessie Babcock: What shall I do? I dropped my watch on the floor and it
Sylvia Babcock: Well, did you think it would go right on through?
E S S
Elaine Baxter: I Wonder how many men will be miserable when I marry.
Libby Donovan: It all depends on how often you marry.
Smith Dodge: Do you think much of Marjorie?
Willard: Not much-constantly.
Dud Armstrong: Have you heard the latest Ford joke?
George Welch: Don't make me laugh. I own it.
E. E E
Jean Baldwin: Marjorie McAlla had her face lifted.
Edna Fish: I don't see any difference in her looks.
Jean: There isn't any. She's Scotch and when she saw the bill, her face
E E E
Eleanor Vaughn: Do you like meat balls?
Dud Cruser: I dunno: I've never attended any.
E E S
Marjorie Hamlin: Would you like to take a nice long walk?
Howard Cogswell: Nohting would suit me better.
Marjorie: Well, don't let me detain you.
S S E
Jerry Bowen: Smith told me a story last night.
Skippy: Did he tell it well?
Jerry: Well, he told his audience.
E E E
Chuck Lathrop: What's the matter with you?
Charles Taylor: I had an operation for appendicitis.
Chuck: What's that go to do With the lump on your head?
Charles: Everything. They ran out of ether.
E S E
Ruth Klonsky: I want to be procrastinated at the next corner.
Bus Driver: You want to what?
Ruth: Now, don't lose your temper. I had to look in the dictionary myself
before I found out that Hprocrastinate' means "put off."
E E S
John Sweet: Do you like me in spite of my trouble?
Betty Horton: What's your trouble?
John: Falling hair.
Betty: You darling boy! To how much?
E E E
Helene Cameron: Has anyone ever commented on your driving?
Byron Hollenbeck: Yeah, one fellow made a brief remark, "Twenty dollars
E E E
Henry Tingley: Why are you taking up aviation?
DeWella Spaulding: Well, they told me I was no good on earth.
E E E
Cop: Hey! You can't turn around in all this traffic.
Rebecca Merrill: Yes, I can too. I'm a better driver than you think.
E E E
Marion Snyder: This is a genuine camel-hair brush.
Leola Dimon: I don't see how a camel could brush his hair with that little
S E E
She: Where were you born?
He: In France.
She: What part?
He: Why, all of me.
E E E
Grace Gardner: Will you take my dog out and give him some air?
Woody Reynolds: Sure. How much pressure will he stand?
Dentist: Excuse me a moment, please. I must have my drill before begin-
Patient: Can't you possibly do the work without a rehearsal?
Mary: Mother has a falsetto voice.
Ann: That's nothing. My mother has a false set 0' teeth.
E E S
First Cannibal: Is supper over?
Second: Yes. Everyone's eaten.
E. E E
Charles Taylor: You can eat everything with chop sticks.
Eddie Aitken: Even soup?
E. E E
First Hick: Look at the rhinoceros.
Second Hick: That ain't no rhinoceros. That is a hippopotamus. Can't you
see he ain't got no radiator cap? .
E E E
Clerk: How about a nice bath robe?
Customer: Nothing doin'. When I take a bath I don't wear no clothes.
E. E E
Teacher: Why don't you study to read well.
Student: It isn't necessary now: we have talking movies.
E E E
Mr. O'Brien: Do you know Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?
Frosh: No. I didn't know that they numbered houses in those days.
E E E
Ticket agent: Do you wish to go to New York by Buffalo?
Lady: No. By train if you please.
E E E
The following letter was received by a company which manufactured corn
syrup: Dear Sirs: Though I have taken six cans of your corn syrup, my feet
are no better than when I started.
E E E
He: Why didn't you answer that letter I sent you in vacation?
She: I didn't get it. Q
He: You didn't get it?
She: No, and besides I didn't like some of the things you said.
' E S E
Howard Cogswell: Which is farther away, Australia or the moon?
Elmer Clink: Australia. We can see the moon, but we can't see Australia.
S E S
Mother: Did you give your sister a piece of your apple?
Son: Yes. I gave her the seeds. She can plant them and have a whole
E E E
Bob: Skippy is riding a bicycle to reduce.
George: Is she reducing?
Bob: I don't know, but she's falling off quite a bit.
E E E
X: Once I was adrift, and I lived on a box of sardines for four weeks.
Y: Gee, you didn't have much room to move around on, did you?
E E E
Dot: Let's have a sleighing party.
Dash: I'm game. Who'll we slay?
E E S
Gerald Smith: Ouch, I bumped my crazy bone.
Ralph Haley: Well, part your hair right and the bump won't show.
Dud Cruser: No woman ever made a fool out of me.
Betty Frear: What! did you do it all by yourself?
E E E
Mr. Smith: When does the pedestrian have the right of way?
Rolly Cronk: When he is in an ambulance.
E E E
"So," sobbed Llma Valadoffovichshioffshy, "Ivan Ninespikeskie died in battle.
You say he uttered my name as he was dying?"
Returned soldier: Part of it. He did the best he could.
E E E
What's your name?
I I don't know.
First: Why don't you know?
Second: I ain't myself just now.
E E E
George: Thinking of me?
Skippy: Was I laughing? I'm so sorry.
E E E
A dumb wagon-maker picked up a hub and spoke.
A blind carpenter reached out for a plane and saw.
A deaf shepherd went out with his dog and herd.
A noseless fisherman caught a barrel of herring and smelt.
A forty-ton elephant stuck his trunk into a grate and flue iflewj.
E E E
Willard Grubham will be a speed king.
Smith Dodge will renounce women.
Ruth Klonsky will use small words.
Beulah Hefferan will not like to eat.
Becky Merrill will drive slowly.
Marjorie Hamlin will be the dependent type.
Geraldine Bowen will weigh two hundred pounds.
Bessie Babcock will be an artist's model.
Elwyn Hillis will be six feet tall.
Rexford Sprout will lose 150 pounds.
John Stephens will publish the "Literary Digest."
Howard Cogswell will stop blushing.
Doris Greene will go to class unprepared.
Robert Armstrong will manage the Ritz.
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Hurry up, Wil-
Y'a know that
Keeping track of
Trying to get her
Fixing her spit
Keeping her hair
Trying to gain
Biting his lip
Trying to reduce
Waiting for Wil-
Fixing her hair
10 Years Hence
With a new car
Butter and egg
G. R. leader
Taking Mr. Ein-
Hooked at last-
In Paris studying
A doctor's wife
Writer of a Cice-
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Hillis Silliest Pull up a chair! thing' foolish to Latin teacher
Hefferan Happy-go-lucky I don't know. Eating 350 lbs.
Klonsky Energetic I gotta NE." Using big words 2nd Webster
Klonsky Brightest Yes, but-- Getting nose Convinced
Magnotti Accommodating Sure, Stffdying Short- Stenog
Maxwell Most practical Heavens! Gazing around Follies girl
Merrill Thinnest I'm hungry. Talking Still talking
Roberts Teachers pet But, Miss Ped- Hun-ying Some- Detective
Robinson Curliest hair No, I ain't. Going to Elk Serious
Shoemaker Smallest Gosh, it was fun- Going to Shows 6 ft. 4 in.
Snyder Peppiest Oh, that ain't the Drawing Millionairess
Stephens Busiest Hey, Howard, j'a Taking his print- Editor of ."The
get this one? press apart MOFIUUQ Milky'
Sprout , Biggest Yes, here's my Bumping- his Midget in a cir-
report card. head cus
Turrell R0UIldeSt I'm not worrying. ,joking Winner of 1941
Van Antwerp Tinyist Well, just 0119 Picking out new Succeeding Miss
UIOFQ Piece- pieces on the Baker
Vallghfl M0St subdued It's K.O. with Passing notes Owner of a cruis-
VCFY Most bashful I-I'm l'10t SUF9- Blushing Movie sheik
. I've tried going
Very J0ll1eSt without bread - Laughing With a 98 lb. hus-
but what's the band
Warner Good Natured What dj'a get in Keeping the si- Teacher?
Willson Plumpest Huh? Chewing gum Riding with Bob
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'Tuesday 2-Back to the old grind. Even the weather is gloomy.
Wednesday 3-Seniors elect officers and sponsors. The schedule is being changed.
Thursday 4-Schedule is finally straightened. We spend the rest of the day herding the
Friday 5-Juniors are selecting their rings,
Monday 8-Meeeting of football candidates and Athletic Association. Officers-W. Grub-
ham, Presidentg J. McLaughlin, Vice President.
Tuesday 9-First football practice today. About 25 candidates out.
Wednesday 10-Seniors prepare to go to Harford Fair.
Thursday 11-Seniors select invitations and go to Harford fair, i. e., some of them did!
Friday 12-Some of the Seniors look pretty tired after the Fairi?J Was it Fair?
Monday 15-First manual punishment afiiicted on a Junior by Miss McCausland.
Tuesday 16-Seniors look over sample gowns.
Wednesday 17-Campaign is started for funds for lockers in the boys' shower room.
Thursday 18-Bake sale planned to secure money for lockers.
Friday 19-Baseball team plays at Dimock. We win!!!
Monday 22-Same old thing.
Tuesday 23-Senior girls are planning for bake sale to be held to-morrow.
Wednesday 24-Baseball team plays Rush at Montrose, we win 4-3. Pretty close!
Thursday 25-Senior girls' bake sale was a great success. Over 326 was turned over to
the locker fund.
Friday 26-Football opens season with game at Susquehanna. We win 7-6.
Monday 29-Baseball team defeats Brooklyn 3-O.
Tuesday 30-Drive for members in A. A. gets under way today.
Wednesday 1--Sophs lead in number of members, but Seniors have highest membership.
Thursday 2-Baseball team defeats Hop Bottom 9-8.
Friday 3-Nicholson defeats M. H. S. 6-O. We just didn't get the breaks.
Monday 6-S. O. S.
Wednesday 8-Baseball team continues winning streak.
Thursday 9-We are entertained by W. L. Markham and his "Beauties" of the East.
Friday 10-We defeat Jermyn in Football. - 5
Saturday 11-Congratulations. Mr. Smith fmarriedj.
Monday 13-10-18 Institute.
Monday 20-Back again.
Tuesday 21-Juniors are showing their new rings.
Wednesday 22-We decide to hold a school Hallowe'en party.
Thursday 23--Rain, rain.
Friday 24-More rain and we play Binghamton this afternoon.
Monday 27-What a break: We beat the Bingo team 8-6.
Tuesday 28-Boys' long awaited lockers arrive.
Wednesday 29-Athletic Association meets. Elects W. Grubham manager of basketball.
Thursdav 30-Nothing exciting.
Friday 31-High School turns out en masse for game with Tunkhannock. We win 26-7.
Monday 3-Back again after a successful Hallowe'en celebration.
Tuesday 4-Bank day and nothing else.
Thursday 6-High school goes to auditorium to see interesting glass blowing exhibition.
Friday 7-We lose to Binghamton 6-0 in last game of year.
Monday 10-Many high school girls participate in chorus scenes of American Legion play.
Tuesday 11-Armistice day. Half-session.
Wednesday 12-Acta Committee appointed by Mr. O'Brien.
Thursday 13-Receive notice that basket-ball practice is to start soon.
Friday 14-Many students attend illustrated lecture of Dr. Cope.
Monday 17-Senior Class elects Acta Staff.
Tuesday 18-Plans are made for football banquet.
Wednesday 19-First basketball practice tonight.
Friday 21-Sophs are being examined for tonsils. adenoids, teeth or what have you.
Monday 24-Health examination ends with Seniors.
Tuesday 25-Thanksgiving program in gym occupies last period of afternoon.
Wednesday 26-Half-session and out for Thanksgiving.
Monday 1-Meeting of Athletic Association, Charles Hollister elected manager for 1931
Tuesday 2-Students submitted to Shick test.
Wednesday 3-Group of Junior boys and girls are reprimanded in chapel for being late.
Thursday 4-Third issue of M. H. S. Life appears today.
Friday 5-Hi-Y members prepare to go to Milton, Pa., for annual conference.
Monday 8-We are warned that mid-terms are near.
Tuesday 8-Dr. Swain of Rochester Institute of business addresses Senior History class.
Wednesday 10-Final B. B. practice before game with LeRaysville.
Thursday 11-Mrs. Highhouse delivers opinion of present Senior Class.
Friday 12-After two extra periods of play, we defeated LeRaysville High 27-19, in a game
in which was exhibited some of the roughsst plays seen on the Montrose floor.
Monday 15-Mr. Frear, the accomplished professor, led the chapel song services. Very
Tuesday 16-Mr. Haulenbeek addresses Hi-Y.
Wednesday 17-Mrs. Pinchot exhibits pictures of South Sea Islands.
Thursday 18-Ho Hum. Very dull, today.
Friday 19-Senior History debate on Sex Equality in Industry, is won by boys' team.
Monday 22-We play Forest City there and lose 27-15. Great time was had by all and
especially some of the Senior boys.
Tuesday 23-Last day before Christmas vacation. Some of the Senior boys are missing
todav. Recuperating? ? ?
Monday 5-Back again. Mr. Frear delivers warning that mid-terms are near. Why bring
Tuesday 6-Bank day and nothing else.
Wednesday 7-Cooking demonstration in old Domestic Science room, draws large crowd.
Thursday 8-Pep meeting in chapel. '
Friday 9-In our first league B. B. games against Springville, the boys win and the girls
Monday 12-Mr. Frear distributes football awards to the players. Six gold footballs and
15 letters were awarded.
Tuesdav 13-Mr. N. P. Woods of' the State Game Commission talks to us on preservation
of wild life. Verv interesting.
Wednesday 14-Pell of school is taken to decide on the awarding of Robert Sampson
trophy for good sportsmanship.
Thursdav 15-Senior class votes to hold Bake Sale next Wednesday-
Friday 16--M. H. S. B.B. teams defeat Rush.
Mondav 19-Mid-vear reviews are started.
Tneedav ?0-Hi-Y meeting today. Mr, Frear, guest speaker, talks on "Courtesy"
Wednpqdav 21.-Sonh. Clagg Sleighq-ide held last night. A hectic night from all reports.
Thursday 22-Mr. J. P. O'Neill sneaks on school banking-
Friday 23-We beat New Milford H. S. b0tl1 games- I
Monday 26.-.Class basket-ball league Starts off with a Senior victory over Sophs.
Tuesday 27-The dav before mid-terms-Study hall WaS Heyel' S0 quiet-
Wednesday 28-28-2 Mid-terms.
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Mondav 2-Sr. Class takes advantage of abundance of snow and holds a skiing and to-
hosranning partv at Country Club. A great SUCCeSS-
Tnesdav 3-Safety official of Lehigh Valley R- R- SPeakS to SCl'l00l OH usafety at R- R-
Wednesday 4-Bible Study Contest beginS ill Hi-Y and TI'i-Y-
'l'hm-gflgv 5-My-, Smith. who has been ill has not yet returned to classes.
Frirlav 6-In the absence of Mr, Smith, Elwyn Hillis coached the basketball teams to two
victories over Tunkhannock H, S.
lwondav 9-Cabinet meeting of combined Hi-Y and Tri-Y is great success.
"F11n-:d,qv10...S1-,Clagq B-B. team continupg it's winning streak by defeating freshmen.
Vlfednesday 11-Sr. Class meeting.
Thursday 19-Half-session todav. LincolH'S birthday-
Fridav 13-Basket hall games at Springville- We Win b0l3l1-
Mondav 16-Essav contest on "Outdoor MHT1Ue1'S" is Started today-
Tuesdav 17-Grade Chanel.
'Wednesdav 18-Hi-Y and Girl Reserve mS9fiHgS today-
Thursdav 19-Those essays are due today.
W1-QA-iv f70-'Rnqplqqll 1aft9,.Q .raven to HW, players in chapel.
RIOUHQYV 92-Wrpshmon and Soohomoreq pre warned to prepare for supervised exercise.
'Fnesdav 24-Bank day. Physics test. ,
Wednesday 25-Montignani speaks in chapel OH H1-Y W01'lf-
Thursday 26-B. R. Gardner speaks in chapel concerning formation of a Flower Club.
Friday 27-Sophs start selecting their anlual play. A hard job.
Monday 2-Advance posters for Nickel Circus are out today.
Tuesday 3-Bank day.
Wednesday 4-Hi-Y meeting. Clean speech campaign started.
Thursday 5-Over 100 pupils are registered to date in Flower Club.
Friday 6-Pep meeting in chapel. Speech by Banty Hillis. IA WOWJ!
Tuesday 10-Nickel Circus big success.
Wednesday 11-Boys' basket-ball team plays Susquehanna for County championship. We
lose 33-27. Just cou1dn't get going.
Thursday 12-Mr. Evans from Lackawanna Business College addresses Seniors..
Friday 13-Friday the 13th.
Monday 16-Both basketball teams played at Tunkhannock over the week end. We won
Tuesday 17-St. Patrick's Day.
Wednesday 18-Hi-Y and Girl Reserve meetings.
Thursday 19-Senior Class meeting.
Friday 20-Pep meeting in chapel.
Monday 23-Bible study contest closes with tests for all.
Tuesday 24-Seniors play tryouts today.
Wednesday 25-Honor students announced today.
Thursday 26--Magazine campaign started today.
Friday 27-Cast for Senior play announced.
Monday 30-Boy's B.B. team defeat Susky 33-21 to avenge an earlier 26-33 defeat for
Tuesday 31-Seniors get theirs from J. B. Highhouse.
Wednesday 1-Seniors go to Binghamton to have pictures taken for Acta. Easter vacation
Tuesday 7-Vacation over. Magazine campaign closes with Whites ahead.
8-Mr. Jones, harmonica player entertains us with some selections.
Thursday 9-Mr. Disinger here to take pictures for Acta.
Friday 10-Big time. Senior First Annual Prom held in gym.
Monday 13-Basketball players awarded letters in chapel.
Tuesday 14-Representative of Martz Bus Line calls at school to explain rates, etc., for
Senior Washington trip.
Wednesday 15-High school band broadcasts from Binghamton.
Thursday 16--Orders for pictures and Acta are taken today.
Friday 17-Chapel. Play rehearsal. Nothing else.
Monday 20--Chapel-nothing else.
Tuesday 21-Senior class meeting. Movie benefits are planned.
Wednesday 22-Hi-Y and Girl Reserve meetings.
Thursday 23-Band Practice today.
Friday 24-Report cards.
Monday 27-Representative of Binghamton Bible Schools entertains us at the piano.
Tuesday 28-Senor Taliza demonstrates the more intricate Yo-Yo tricks to the playful high
Wednesday 29-Senior Class Bake Sale held today. Proceeds go to Washington fund,
Thursday 30-Band leaves for Altoona. Good luck!
Friday 1-Band wins second place at State Contest.
Monday 4-Gold basketballs awarded to girls' and boys' teams.
Tuesday 5-Call for track candidates givrm by Mr. Frear.
Wednesday 6-Senior class meeting. Committee appointed to prepare for Washington trip.
Thursday 7-Senior pictures are here. Yo-Yo contest this afternoon.
Friday 8-Baseball game.
Monday 11-Girl Reserves entertain mothers at tea.
Tuesday 12-Track tryouts for boys.
Wednesday 13-Seniors trying vainly to collect money for inv.
Thursday 14-Senior movie beneit, "Milionaire."
Friday 15-Baseball game at Rush. We lose.
Saturday 16-Track meet.
Monday 18-Track contestants vote for R- M- Sampson f0I' G00d SP01'tSm9-Uship t1'0PhY-
Tuesday 19-Senior exemptions are announced.
Wednesday 20-Senior examinations start. A dreary day.
Thursday 21-Senior examinations end and Senior vacation starts.
Friday 22-Play rehearsal. Robert Armstrong' '31
President ...,.............................................. . ......... Mr. Warren Tingley
Vice President . . . . Mr. Zelman Robinove
Secretary ------- Miss Florence Kittle
Treasurer ..... ..... . . . . . . .... . . ..... Miss Gladys Birchard
It is the purpose of this section to list the names and brief information of members of the
diH'erent classes beginning with the Class of 1928.
CLASS OF 1928
Robert McLaughlin, Penn State College.
Lillian Mack, Penn State College.
Stevens Brewster, Quartermaster, M. S. Gulfhawk.
Roland Gay, Heart Lake, Pa.
Anne McDermott, New York City, N. Y.
Hazel McLaughlin, Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Pa.
Pearl Brugler, Wilkes-Barre Business College.
Bernice Allen, Montrose Independent, Montrose, Pa.
Alice R. Melhuish, Binghamton, N. Y.
Dora Horton, Montrose, Pa.
Gladys Birchard, First 8z Farmers National Bank, Montrose, Pa
Edith Darrow, Teacher, Montrose, Pa., R. D.
Douglas Melhuish, Heart Lake, Pa.
Louise Griiiing, Mansfield State Teachers' College.
Madelyn Kane, Mt. Siani Hospital, New York City, N. Y.
John Armstrong, Endicott, N. Y.
Robert Brown, Barber Shop, Montrose, Pa.
Louis Brown, Louisville, Ky.
James Rogers, Montrose, Pa.
Robert Birchard, Montrose, Pa.
Harriette Titman Van Attaj, Binghamton, N. Y.
Pauline Carter, Teacher, Ellisworth Hall, Meshoppen, Pa.
Kathryn Dodge, Methodist Hospital, New York City, N. Y.
Esther Very, Teacher, Fairdale, Pa.
Frank Chilletti, East Stroudsburg State Teachers' College.
CLASS OF 1929
Louise Allen, Western Union, Binghamton, N. Y.
Dorothy Aldrich, Montrose, Pa.
Marian Arnold, Davies Law Ofiice, Montrose, Pa.
Pauline Birney, First 81 Farmers National Bank, Montrose, Pa.
Don Birchard, Birchardville, Pa.
Vesta Birchard, Mt. Siani Hospital, New York City, N. Y,
Lee Bolles, Fairdale, Pa., R. D.
Leona Benedict, Ford Garage, Montrose, Pa.
Mary Babcock, South Montrose, Pa.
Evelyn Curtis, Binghamton, N. Y., R. D.
Dominick Chilletti, Highway Department, Montrose, Pa.
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Ruth Crossen, Montrose, Pa., R.D.
Florence DaVall, Kingsley, Pa., R.D.
Freda Grifiis, Forest Lake, Pa.
Esther Gelatt, Wheaton College, Illinois.
Martina Johnson, Binghamton, N. Y.
Katherine Kane, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City, N. Y.
Mary LaPear, Montrose, Pa.
Ellen Neville, Stenographer, Binghamton, N. Y.
Lee Noble, First 8z Farmers National Bank, Montrose, Pa.
Bryce Parker, Fairdale, Pa.
Evelyn Payne, Kingsley, Pa., R.D.
Melvin Rosendale, New York University, New York City, N. Y
Olin Rogers, First 8z Farmers National Bank, Montrose, Pa.
Alta Snyder, Morris' Drug Store, Montrose, Pa.
William Searle, New York, N. Y.
Robert Stockholm, Penn State College.
Lee Summers, Conklin, Pa.
Hester Shoemaker fO'BrienJ, American Store, Montrose, Pa.
Herbert Tyler, Penn State College.
Delos Smith, Hartwick College, Oneonta, N. Y.
Cleon Tanner, Nautical School, Philadelphia, Pa.
Glendora Voss, Penn Hall, Chambersburg, Pa.
Nelson Warner, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa.
Kathryn Warner, Mansfield State Teachers' College.
CLASS OF 1930
Mary Allen, Montrose, Pa.
Raymond Bolles, Montrose, Pa.
Mildred Birchard, Montrose, Pa.
Robert Coyle, Atlantic 8x Pacific Store, Montrose, Pa.
Anna May Dayton, Mansfield State Teachers College.
Agnes Freeman fBurgessJ, Montrose, Pa.
Mae Golden, Mansfield State Teachers College.
Florence Hewitt, Fairdale, Pa.
Mayone Harding fBushJ, South Montrose, Pa.
Marion Kane, Read and Warners, Montrose, Pa.
James Meehan, Montrose, Pa.
Fred Magee, Montrose, Pa.
William Meyers, East Liverpool, Ohio.
Genevieve McGavin, Meshoppen, Pa. R.D.
Mary O'Brien, Mansfield State Teachers College.
Ruth Pierson CBrownJ, Laceyville, Pa.
Elmer Preston, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
Alice Raciborski, Montrose, Pa.
Elizabeth Smith, Fairdale, Pa.
Edwin Summers, Binghamton, N. Y.
Carol Wilcox, Montrose, Pa.
Arthur Wheaton, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa
Ida Wootton, Mansfield State Teachers College.
Irene Clough, South Montrose, Pa.
Everett Scott, Franklin Forks, Pa.
Charlotte Sampson, West Chester College, West Chester, Pa.
Ralph Taylor, Montrose, Pa.
George Taylor, Mansfield State Teachers' College.
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