Morris High School - Yearbook (Bronx, NY)

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I'I IE MORRIS ANNUAL A '-inagm V OLBECK CcIfL'1'z'1', MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL ,ZUE A' I l Soup, with Bread and Butter Sandwich ............... .. Boston Baked Beans, with Bread and Butter Sandwich ..... .. Spaghetti, with Bread and Butter Sandwich ...,,......... .. Roast Beef Croquettes, with Bread and Butter Sandwich .... .. hlashed Potatoes, with Bread and Butter Sandwich ............ .. Fish Cake, Tomato Sauce, with Bread and Butter Sandwich .... .. Hot Roast Beef Sandwich ................,.....,.................. .... Potato Salad, with Bread and Butter Sandwich ........................ Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Spaghetti, with Bread and Butter Sandwich.. Creamed Chicken on Toast, Mashed Potatoes .,....,........., Pork Tenderloin, lNIashed Potatoes, Apple Sauce, Bread and Butter Sandwich Breast of I.amh,Mashed Potatoes,Tomato Sauce,Bread and Butter Sandwich Hamburger Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Spaghetti, Bread and Butter Sandwich Country Sausages,Mashed Potatoes,Apple Sauce,Bread and Butter Sandwich Fried Halihut, Mashed Potatoes, Tomato Sauce, Bread and Butter Sandwich Milk, Coffee, Cocoa .............................................. . If you say "I sau' it iu 11111 AJHIIIIHIU you nzur ye! ll discount III SC gc 5C 5c 5c gc SC gc IOC mc IOC IOC roc mc IOC 3c Oflicial jewelers to the Senior Class PINS, RINGS AND FOBS DIEGES CH, CLUST 20 JOHN ST., NEW YORK CITY, N Y Manufacturing jewelers for the Leading Colle g e s, Sc h o o l s and Associations Class, Fraternity, Club and Society Pins Medals and Badges, Loving Cups, Plaques and Trophies of All De scriptions Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, Silverware If you say "I saw it in the Annual" you may get u discount IV THE MORRIS ANNUAL tax, rw .1 QV M1 W3 V NEW YORK MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL Cin The illvzxrhvrn uf muffin Migh Svrhnnl Efhiff Efmelfth illilnrriz Annual X 315 Qivzprrifullg Bvhiratrh my Ehrir lgupiln i ..J ,. mill nf illare EDITORIAL .................. Notes by Members of the Faculty: Darwin L. Bardwe-ll ........., Joseph A. Goulden. . . . . The Year in Morris. . . . . Ll TERARYZ A Ballade of High Schools... A Clear Summer's Day ....... A Lullaby .................. A Number of Things ......... A Really Original Short Story A Story of Sorrows .......... Caesar Imperator ........... Chaos ...................... Cicero and the Quarterback.. Ein Traum ................. Homage .... . . . . . L'Adieu .......... . . Lebewohl .......... . . Midnight Shadows .. .. Mixed Nationalities . . . . . Morris High School. . . . . Ode to an Eel ....... .. Regents' Notes . . . . . Regrets ............ . . Roasts and Toasts. .. .. Sanctuary ..,........ . . Spring's Fairy Story .... . . Ten Morris Fates .... .. The Annual Board... .. The Bell ...,...... . . The Close of Day ......,...,. The Difference .............. The Man That Cou1dn't Be Interviewed . . , ........... . The Missing Link... .. The Rain ............ . . . . , The Reason .......... The Students Excelsior ...... To Those Who Laugh It All Away ..................... Two Nights ................. Wanted: An Idea ........,... What the Annual Board Wants When Larry Ran ............ When the Fire-Gong Rings... 1 5 6 7 11 15 31 49 30 25 29 32 36 42 40 34 29 27 21 45 44 41 24 54 20 28 16 53 48 48 24 38 18 44 19 41 23 12 8 10 46 33 ORGANIZATIONS: The Faculty ........ Honor Roll of 1915. Morris High School Associa- PAGE 57 62 tion ...................... 64 Morris Service League ....... 67 Goodwin Literary Society .... 69 Philologian Literary Society.. 72 Morris Debating Society ...... 76 Qui Vive Literary Society .... 74 .-Xlacris Debating Society ..... 71 Irving Literary Society of the Annex .................... 125 Junior Reporters, Mott Avenue Annex .................... 123 Oratolrical Contest ...... . . 75 Alumni Trophy Debate. . . . . 65 Orchestra ............. . . 92 Glee Club ........ .. 94 Le Cercle Francais. . . . . 80 Deutscher Verein . .. Sl Clio Civics Club... -- 750 Art History ..... . . 78 Poster Club . . . . . 82 Printing Squad ... ....... .. 84 Turn Verein Unter Uns iAn- nexl ....,...... .......,. 1 22 Science Club .... .. 85 Biology Club ..... .. 88 Girls' Naturalists . .. SG Arachne ......... ...... 5 W Home Economics . ......... 91 Girls' Athletics, Main Build- ing and Annex ............ 115 BOYS' ATHLETICS: Boys' Athletic Association .... 95 Baseball .................... 104 Freshman Basketball Tourna- ment .,................... 103 Football ...... ' ............,. 107 Indoor Meet ........ .... 1 1' Freshman Meet ..,....,..... 111 Rifle Club and Team ........ 96 inter-Class Rifle 'Tournarnent.101 Soccer ...................... 113 Tennis .......... .... 1 13 Track ............... .... 1 08 The Ad-Venturers ... . . . .127 CLASS OF JUNE, 1915 ......... 126 CLASS REPRESENTATIVES . .128 S - lg ll'-' 'J BOARD iii, A 0 'U' 0 III IIIIIJIII5 , Y DITUR5 WI IIIMHIU BOARD OF EDITORS If!lif0I"iII-Chil'f . . . ....... . . . . . . Lil6,l'1lI'-1' Elffffll' ..... Ifusirzrm' Jlzlzlfzyvl' . . . , , , flrt Ifdifor ........... . . CJ7'yIll1iZ1Ifi0I1.V Erlifm' .... ......... MAX LIEE RIE SYRKIN .ISADOR ROSENZVVEIG .XVIILIAM GREENBERC .HAROLD DAY A ........M ASSOCIATI2 EDITORS IOS. B. IADELSTEIN ECDICE ELKIND HARRY BORODINSKY HELEN GRKJNIBECKIZR CELIA IJAVIS EI,IzABE'I'II HENDIERS ARCHIIC DAWSON FANNY If-XRDONSKY KIOSEPHINIE STRIINSK Bl'SINESS STAFF IEANNIETTE AIAPES IRVING AIILLER JOSEPH K.AI,I,NI.'XN H.AXR0LD PETERS ART STAFF EDWARD GUNTER ROBERT SPEAR NIV.ARID I'IABERSACK ALLAN SIIITZ ORGANIZATIONS S'l SAINIUEL CHASSY GISRTRUDIZ JORDAN GEORGE L. COHEN RAYMOND RIARTIN z"XIJIZI,A-XIDIZ SIQNDNIACH ER BEN HARRY RASKIN XVII, XI ANNA KOPEKIN ISAEELLE AIYERSON ABRAHAM REOELSON AIARION ROBINSON ON Y JULIUS SH EFTIZL CHARLES XVANDRES DEI.I..1X YV EINTRAU D CHARLES XVINTER 'AFF BLANCHE RIENSCHER COURTLANDT OTIS AIANIIN ROSENZYVEIG LIAIW SCHAAE THE BOARD OF EDITORS BUSINESS Since the Annual, like Christmas, comes but once a OF BOWING. year, and since it is the only periodical in Morris re- cording its events and serving as an outlet for its literary talent, it is naturally regarded as an institution, rivaling in interest the Regents' Examinations, only much more pleasurably. A few weeks before its circulation animation runs highest. In the lunch room, that motley lllecca, pupils of different clubs, thoughts and preferences get together and form a distinctly individual circle of their own. llany a cup of cocoa f3C.l is spilled over a palatable platter of succulent baked beans f5c.D or some other of Rflr. lXIolbeck's delectable concoctions, during a heated tete-21-tete as to the year book's prospects. ln the corridors during the change of classes, on the stairs, and around the campus, pfeans of praise and caustic comments are delivered alike. 'fSeauanseauis story last year was a corkerl" And the probable comeback, 'Alt was dryer than the Table of Contents." Of course we expect to hear the same diversity of opinion this Year. VVith this thought fermenting feverishly on their respective minds, the Board of Editors and their confederates, with several reverent kow-tows, lay before the well-known Hpeepull' this, their humble out- put. VVe shall neither apologize for it nor pronounce it better than the works of our esteemed Cbless 'emll predecessors. Besides, only those teachers, and perhaps some pupils, who have been in this school for a long, oh, very long time, can make a silent comparison between this and former Annuals. 1 EDITORIAL "YOUR SCHOOL This call to arms-one always needs arms when NEEDS YOU." writing-was responded to with the efficiency of your favorite army. Quires and reams of manu- scripts were received responding to the Cause. In fact, if every page of them were placed end to end, they would form a perfect line from here to Kankakee and possibly wife fversa. Some were sublime and others were ridiculous, but the best ones you will find here. Let us say that in judging contributions no partiality was shown. All vari- eties of embryo authors of all grades of classes were dealt with in the same degree of editorial apathy. AN ED1TOR,S From pupils who take thumbtacks off other pupils' LITANY. posters and use them on their owng from pupils who display their fervid patriotism by marking "Morris" on their text-booksg from pupils who take water-pistols and sneezing powder to schoolg from pupils who need Adams Express to cart their valises from room to roomg from pupils who recite at the board directly in front of their productionsg from pupils who belong to various clubs for the purpose of having their pictures in the Annualg from pupils who yell in chorus in the lunch room when a plate falls downg from stories submitted to the Annual telling how Harvey Halloway scores a touchdown in the last three minutes of playg and from poems sub- mitted to the same, telling how "dreadful" and "awful" the war is: from all these and many more, kind fate, deliver us! IN WHICH In previous editorials, editors have felt quite con- WE BESTOW tent with expressing their appreciation in three or IRON CROSSES. four lines, of the work done by those teachers who sacrificed their time in the supervision of the Annual. We shall not follow this patriarchal precedent, because we feel it is not enoughg it is too petty a tribute. Cur enthusiasm is so effervescent that it can only be blurbed into rhyme, and we do it also that their memory shall not be ephemeral. They have supervised the Annual for two successive years, and not once have they cracked under the strain. LITERARY. A gem we should keep lock and bolt on, A story connoisseur,-Miss Knowlton. BUSINESS. Who has fand many people haven'tj Sound business sense? Why, Mr. Avent! 2 EDITORIAL ART. She is a stringent drawing censor, Good people all, please meet lwiss Spencer. ORGANIZATION S. Though melliHuous praise we fail in, These simple lines should suit lN'Iiss Staelin. CIRCULATION. Our labor iSn't worth a rap VVithout the toils of lXIr. Trapp! 'THE GENTLE As you turn the page you will find the be- READER BREATHES ginning of the Annual proper. . . . As you A SIGH OF RELIEF turn and turn again, we hope you will find the Annual still more proper. VVe do not claim to have clairvoyant or perspicacious powers, so we will only say that we expect, as one of the two greatest living ex-presidents expostulates, to hear the word "Bully!l' shouted from the basement to the tower when the Annual makes its appearance. And let us add this fervent postscript: "Long live the Annual, and long may the pupils buy!" --M. L. 3 Barwin Kung Earhmrll Darwin Long Bardwell "died", as they say, on the sixth day of last September. Some High School pupils there may be who will not recognize the likeness of their former Superintendent, so quiet and modest was the man, so engrossing and responsible hiswork, so large and complex our educational world. But to all those who knew him-I believe to those who had been merely greeted by him-Mr. Bardwellls face and character will never be lost. For his character and his career are our legacy and will be the legacy of his pupils' pupils, to distant generations. What teacher can forget the visit to his class of this teacher of teachers, a man commanding in presence yet genial, confident in spirit yet tolerant, strict in judgment yet not school-bound, sagacious yet wise also, and sympathetic, of clear vision, progressive, and always kindly-disposed? And who has not felt, as this distinguished visitor left the room, a new stimulus and a higher resolve? It behts us, then, to make formal mention of ourappreciation of his swift and successful labors for the public schools and to note espe- cially our gratitude for his life, whose beginning, tho' humble, yet, by reason of high standards, strong convictions and hard, joyful work, as well as of unusual graces of mind and heart, developed into goodly promise, sound growth, widening experience, extraordinary activity and far-reaching, if not far-famed, accomplishment. No man can fully set forth the value of this life or bound its in- fluence. But we know that what we do is quickly done and simply said, while what we are is manifold, ever renewed and forever per- petuated. This was a life won in its early years to justice, reverence, courage, loyalty and also to friendliness, cheerfulness, hope. To the espousal of such virtues, in some service or other for the public weal, the life of Mr. Bardwell calls each and ever? OIR? 013 us. 5 Qlnlnnrl llnaeph A. Gnnlhrn Colonel Goulden was a genial gentleman, a loyal friend and an untiring public servant. As a private citizen and as a public ofhcial he was ever a potent friend of the schools. He greatly endeared himself to Morris teachers and pupilsg he shared the joy of our victories, both scholastic and athleticg he fre- quently graced our platform and cheered us with his kindly presence and he gave us substantial tokens of his affection. VVe cherish his memory. -F. C. W. 6 Uhr Hear at illllnrrin History is ever largely a continuation of old conditions, with just enough change to keep up the interestg and so it is at Morris. Two classes have left us within the year, yet are we never without a Senior Class, supporting the dignity and the scholarship of the school, and continuing the tradition of senior privilege. The first year has moved up, but the youngsters who fill their places are as numerous as they, and resemble them closely in length of trouser or of pigtail. The work and the play of the school sustain the ideals of Morris. Last term in the Latin Department did we not beat the State record, and in athletics have we not beaten Commerce? Yet there have been changes. VVe have showed our usual mag- nanimity toward Evander Childs, sending her Mr. Evans to raise us up rivals in Latin and football, our beloved lVIiss Thompson from the History Department, and llflrs. Van Santvoord, long mentor and friend to teachers and pupils alike. VVas there ever a more relentless exactor of reports and notes? Yet whoever saw Mrs. Van Santvoord lose her temper oyer our mistakes and forgetfulness, or found her too busy to answer our endless questions from her unfailing fund of information? We greet her warmly. Five members of the Faculty have resigned. bliss Graham had been with us only one term, Grace Vanderbilt Keyes and Birl E. Schultz, since 19113 while Mary Bourne Morse and Bessie Carleton were of the old regime. VVe miss them in a hundred ways, in class room, club and social life, and are only consoled for our loss by their gain. Mary Normile lVlacBain has left us the hope that she may return, and had we her own gift of expression we could more adequately word our gladness and our congratulations on her present enjoyment of woman's rights. But the faculty, like the student body, is constantly replenished, and we have already welcomed twelve members who were appointed in February, as well as those who so nobly came to our rescue in Sep- tember. On the physical side, Nlorris has finally acknowledged the principle that two bodies cannot occupy the same space at the same time, and has split into two sessions. They are not so widely separated that there is danger lest either forget the other. It must not be thought. however, that, like the amcrba, We can continue the process indefinite- ly. lncidentally, the Faculty have acquired a new Work and lunch room all their own. fApplause from the Facultyl Other changes, and the doings and hopes of all the days, are they not written on the hearts of the loyal members of Morris? -H. MACG. C. 7 manivh z An 3lhra OHN GRAHAM paced his room in despair, think- ing of that enticing reward, fifty dollars in United 5 States treasury notes, offered for the best short story. He knew he could easily earn the money fi if he had an idea to work upon. He had al- TX ready squandered two weeks in the vain beginnings f fs of six different stories, none of which proved satis- " factory to himself. Now, as he walked the Hoof, a plan suddenly occurred to him: he would purchase an idea, an adequate, workable idea! To an ignorant layman, it may seem that ideas cannot be bought in open rnarketg but that was not the case at Ridgedale Hall. There the boys traded in miscellaneous waresg one could barter solutions to geometry problems for baseball tickets, or hideous ties bought in some moment of brief extravagance, for English themes. Graham seized the pencil and wrote in glaring capitals- FIVE DOLLARS FOR AN IDEA!! JOHN GRAHAM. He was trusting to the resources of his companions, who possibly had ideas but no desire to use them. He thought that the generous bribe might tempt one of the younger students, for John had hitched his motorcycle to a fifty dollar star, and was offering a five-dollar satellite to a less ambitious neighbor. After tacking his notice on the bulletin board, he went to supper. The boys were particularly gay that night teasing one another about the prize which had been the talk of the school for the past fortnight. Philip Burns declared that there would be an oyster supper if he received the prize. Many prompt protests assured Phil that he hadn't a chance, for f'Old Hickoryy' would not consider his productions till those chemistry exercises were complete. Graham, growing tired of listening to the talk about money which he already fancied in his pocket, soon left the building. He walked on, not caring where. Before he had gone far he was overwhelmed by what seemed to him a small army. Clammy hands covered his mouth in order to prevent an outcry. He was blindfolded and felt himself being carried away. Prisoner that he was, he could not escape from the vise-like hold of his captors, but realized that he was being carried down steps-it seemed to him, into a subterranean cell. Presently he heard soft sounds of retreating footfalls. He was 8 WANTED: AN IDEA alone. He tried to free himself from the hated bandage, but his at- tempts were vain. Those diabolic plotters had taken the precaution of turning out the light and robbing him of his matches. He won- dered what his chums were doing and also what they would say when the report of his disappearance circulated. Suddenly he remembered his idea, or rather, the idea for which he had advertised. He could surely write the story now if he were released from this place of imprisonmentg but suppose he shouldn't get out! VVhile he was thus bemoaning his untimely end, he realized that his captors were returning one by one, but strange to relate, their num- bers had trebled. Some one struck a light, and a dozen hands assisted the unhappy victim to a barrel, upon which he was forced to stand, with outstretched arms. Then a voice reached his ears-some one was saying, "John Graham, you are guilty of trying to abduct a pris- oner!" Then Graham realized that his name was known to his assailants, but there was, obviously, a mistake, for he had aided no fugitive from justice. The blood rushed like liquid fire through John's veins, but before the speaker could finish, or the prisoner vindicate himself, a noise was heard. With marvelous rapidity, the light was extinguished and Graham felt himself again dragged rapidly away, in what direction he could not guess. He was hurried along in silence, except for the tramp of feet, during many weary minutes, but finally, to his intense relief, he felt himself deserted by his assailants, and he was able at length to get rid of the hateful blind. lN'Iuch to his surprise, he found himself near the school. But still, he knew himself to be in possession of an IDEA. Rejoicing over his escape, and confident of success, bewildered though he was, he rushed to his typewriter. In a short while he had produced a tale of horror, dealing with evaders of the law, a faithful friend and a midnight trial. Well satisfied with himself, he went to bed, and in his mind's eye saw himself mounted on a glorious new motorcycle with scarlet pennants, embroidered with fifty. The next morning, the self-constituted prize story writer found a legal looking document beneath his door. With trembling fingers, he broke the seal, vividly recalling the interrupted trial of the pre- ceding night. The imposing document read as follows: "John Gra- ham, you are guilty in the eyes of your fellow-students of seeking to abduct an imprisoned fifty dollar bill, and to appropriate, for your personal advantage, the funds needed for an oyster supper. There- 9 PVANTED: AN IDEA fore, we charge you to write of last nightls proceedings and for your trouble you may keep five dollars of the prize money and reward us with the rest." just as he had finished reading the infamous scroll, Philip Burns sauntered in, followed by a dozen other fellows. "Awfully jolly of you,,' he said, "to aid us in this way. Really, we never should have thought of it, if you had not asked us for an idea. Cf course, John, old boy, you'll accept the five dollars for your excellent ability to cope with the English language. By the way, you must explain your presence in the chemistry store room last night. Of course, we would never have mentioned your being there, but 'Old Hickory' found a handkerchief there, marked 'J. G.', and is asking for you." Having delivered this speech, Philip and his hero- worshippers departed. Then John took his painfully acquired brain-child fondly in hand, and tore it into shreds. Forty-five of these scraps were perhaps put in his pocket and five deposited carefully in the waste paper basket. MARION RomNsoN, 'r6. what the Annual Quurh mania Of Dickens, the humour, Cf war not a rumour, The thrills of Defoe, Plus the mystery of Poe, From Franklin, philosophy, From White, his theosophyg The language of Steele, The fancy of Peeleg A humour pathetic, Composition synthetic: All this and much more, To enter the door Cf the Annual. H. GRACE GROMBECKER, '16, 10 VV A Eallahr nf igigh Svrhnnla ITH fervid feeling hard to break, Some students cherish Clinton's name, VVhile others still are wide awake To kindle young Evander's flame. You see, not one of them is lame In boosting this or that one's questg I take this stand with loud acclaim- I like the school called lVIorris best! 'ilVIy alma mater takes the cake," Remarked a Julia Richman dame. "The sound of Commerce makes one quake." A fellow boasted of its fame. From every source you hear the same Effusions full of warmth and zest,- But as for me,-and can you blame? I like the school called Morris best! For Townsend's or for Bryant's sake, For Stuyvesant's,-e'er since they came, A host of studes have sought to make Their school a school sans sense of shame. To fight for KIorris is my aimg I snap my fingers at the rest. Compared to mine their cries are tame- I like the school called KIorris best! ENVOY. Read this and put it in a frameg Of all the schools from East to IVest, For pupils that are true and game, I like Ihr srhool flllffll IVIorris best! IXIAX LIEF, '16 ll Emu Nights fBa.fed on Faczij Q- - ' - -Q ROFESSOR MAILKEVITCH murmured some- ,' , thing as he turned over in his bed for the hun- dredth time. He had just heard the church bell ring out the third hour of the night. It was just twenty-four hours since he had started for - - the fields beyond the city limits to avenge his I-fl. ' ' .6 honor with the sword. He knew full well that Y-,....,, he was a rascal and that he was not treating his students right. But that did not trouble him. He had done it for the last thirty yearsg ever since he was appointed head examiner. But now it was murder! He shuddered whenever the word entered his mind. Murdfr.f And why? The Professor had had a heated discussion with an American over the question of ghosts. The American quoted Professor James as a believer in spirits. Professor lVIailkevitch held that the only spirits he knew of were those loved so much by the peasantry of his country. A comparison of the relative authority of Professor James and Pro- fessor lVIailkevitch led to what the Russian considered an insult. A fiery reply and a return fire, and the argument was ended with an invitation to a duel. The arrangements were quickly made. The American having no good friend in the city who could act as his second, asked that the Professor come without one also, to which the Professor agreed. The next morning both combatants presented themselves on the field early. The duel did not last long. The Russian, who was the better swords- man, was soon the victor. He did not wish to kill his opponent. But the thing happened. At Hrst he made little of it. He left the dead man in the field where he had fallen, and quickly returned home. During the day he tried to forget the scene by keeping busy all the time. But as night ap- proached he grew restless. He visited a theatre with the hope of buying forgetfulness for awhile. But the play ended with a duel, which greatly irritated the Professor. He repaired immediately to his bachelor apartments' near the college, and opened a humorous book which he hoped would relieve his distracted mind. At first he could even smile at the humor, but gradually the smile became painful and faded altogether. Little red dots began to dance across the pages. With every line he read, the dots became more numerous. 12 TWO NIGHTS They covered the pages he was reading just as the thick grass covered the field of honor he had trodden in the morning. Soon the myriads of little red dancing dots became molded into one whole surface of red-red blood gushing from the motionless body of the fallen man. The books fell to the floor, but the blood and the body remained on the White tablecloth, The Professor rose as if touched by electricity, and threw out his hands. The table rolled over with a crash. The bleeding body fell to the Hoor, and then, to the Professor's great relief, vanished. The Professor ran to the door and barred it, as if he feared lest the body should re-enter there. Then he ran back to the windows, and, seeing that they were shut, heaved a sigh of relief. A few min- utes later he was already in bed. But try as he would, he could not gain the sleep that he so desired. Thus he had lain in bed until the distant sounds of the church bell informed him he had but four more hours in which to gain some rest. Happily for him, the much-coveted sleep came quite suddenly and lasted for a long time. The Professor awoke at ten o'clock, and con- sequently was late for his classes. All day long the Professor was very irritable, and more irascible than usual. He vented all his ill feelings on the students, who were, however, more or less accustomed to his bursts of ire. Twenty students, at rather unusually large num- ber, failed in an important examination that day because they had neglected to bring the usual bribe he required. It was the custom of Professor Mailkevitch, since he lived so near the university, to sit every evening for an hour in the university library, which was closed in the evening, but to which he had special access. That evening he started out for the library more eager than ever, hoping to lose himself among the numerous volumes and forget the plagueing scene of the murder. He started out at a fast rate, and in less than three minutes he was in front of the library. He walked resolutely up the broad, marble stairs in front of the building, but suddenly stopped as he found himself face to face with the big black iron door. Should he enter the vast rooms of this building all alone? Would not the darkness and the vast emptiness bring up the bloody image again? Oh! But what was he to fear? He knew there were no ghosts. He had always laughed at the mere mention of them. And he was neither superstitious nor imaginative. What he had seen the night before was only a vision of his distracted brain. But now he was cool, he had nothing to fear. The main corridor in the front 13 TWO NIGHTS was illuminated by a large electric lamp. He would walk in, turn on the switches for the entire building, leaving no corner dark, and he would have nothing to fear even from his fancy. Yes! he would open the door and walk in. He did. And as he did so, the only burning lamp was suddenly extinguished as if by magic, and at the same time the door was quickly closed. The Professor thrust his hand into his pocket for his revolver and turned quickly around to open the door. But directly in front of him, instead of the big black iron door, there was a whitetghost. The Professor emitted a horrid shriek that echoed and re-echoed through the closed corridor. He turned quickly around and ran for- ward. He knew not where he was running. He knew only that he was trying to escape what seemed to him a "product-of his fancy." But he fancied he heard the white figure coming after him. Straight through the swinging door he crashed with something close on his heels. He dared not turn to ascertain what that something was. Straight on he ran, straight for the door at the opposite end of the long room, But just as he was a few yards away from it, the door suddenly yet silently swung open and a white figure stood on the threshold. This time the wretched man could not utter a sound. He merely turned again to the door by which he had entered. Yes! A white figure was there, too. Had he murdered two people? Not to his knowledge. But this was no time for speculation. He must Hee, whether there he one or two "creations of fancy." The only exit left was the wide stairs on the right side of the room leading to the next Hoor. To these he now sped with the strength he had left, only to look at a row of white figures solemnly filing down the corridor. The Professor fell forward at the foot of the stairs and remained with his face to the Hoor. Then he heard a slow, measured tapping of a number of feet, and he felt that the white figures of ghosts had surrounded him. Presently he heard a low moaning voice that seemed to come from the other end of the room, or perhaps from under the chamber fioor. "Thy vile deeds shall end. We are the dead fathers of those whom thou hast wronged. The cries of our sons have dis- turbed our peaceful rest. We have come back together this night to remove the cause of these disturbing cries. Thou wilt either swear now to be henceforth kind and honest in thy dealings, and to treat rich and poor alike, or thou wilt prepare to become one of us imme- diately. What sayest thou ?" "I swear! I swearli' 14 TIVO NIGHTS "To what dost thou swear ?" "I swear to treat all alike and to be kind and honest." "Go thou to yonder Bible and repeat thine oath." The Professor picked himself up. The ghosts spread out to let him pass and then followed behind. When the Professor came to the Bible, which was lying on a special table, he put his right hand on it and slowly repeated his oath. Hardly had he Hnished the last word when the room was suddenly illuminated and a shout rose up-"Three cheers for Professor lNfIailke- vitch." The dazzled Professor turned quickly around. But the ghosts seemed to be lying on the Hoor in little heaps. In place of the ghosts there were a dozen jubilant students who greeted the Professor with congratulations on his sudden determination to reform. Another time the Professor might have grown angry, but now he was so glad that they were not real ghosts that he pardoned the boys and smiled cheerfully. But the Professor did not reform. HARRY BRODINSKY, '17. A Gllear Summrfa Bag The grass is glittering with the dew, And all around tls green 'ind fair. No wonder that I love to stare At the world, so wondrous, great and rare. I hear the birds sing sweetest songs, As they flock by in happy throngsg And as they flutter far away, I seem to hear them softly say: f'Awake, awake, to greet the day!" HE sky above is clear and blue, , g . . Y LEO FREUND, 19. I 15 Elm flllnrria illatrz EN little Nlorrisites, running down to dineg !One stubbed his toe, ew g 1 and then there were nine. g" ga gge , .. 'ai Nine little llorrisites, X X Cicero their fateg f A Une rode a pony, gf' ' - 'Nu 9 i Q. and then there were I Q2 l XX xx - eight. ,,. . . . ,fl el e Light little llorrisites in E R2 . . . ff , r f ix tO1l1f1g till eleveng W . - -. ,N Une tool: Z1 rest, K ,f 5 and then there were seven. l wi XEXX fs Q OUT! Seven little llflorrisites, , r .I playing kiddish tricksg 1 Q ,, llflr. Althouse caught one, V .Q 'v " and then there were six. at es 'P X W X Six little llflorrisites, -1- . . I " X t. learning how to driveg V f Q, lxwd Une got upset, ' ,R i and then there were five. 16 A TEN .MORRIS FATES ax ' Five little Morrisites, in a Glee Club roarg One lost his voice 'X V' 1 f I and then there were four. :LPQ Zgz , zz Four little Nlorrisites, A in Physiographyg One fell asleep, and then there were three. Three little Xlorrisites, qi' Speech-day made them blueg One forgot what to say, and then there were two. X . f Two little llflorrisites, I w w X watching all the fung QI I One skipped into Class-night, in ,Ei f and then there was one. X Y. X 'VU ' X -2 , One little Morrisite, f to duties did attendg He got on the Service League, XX so this must be the end. ff f, wil X X ' if N'HABEK7AYK, FREDRICA HERTEL, ,I5. NIVARD HABERSACK, '15. 17 Uhr Qllliaaing illink CDrditated to the Biology Depzzrlmenhb QQ . 650 NIONG the questions of Science which harass the N6 hairless heads of our Scientists there stands out i QOM 1.391 ffl TU one that subdues all inquisitive mankind to a state ' of meditative melancholy. It is, of course, the question of "the missing link." Insane fanatics have taught the world to turn to the monkey. It is not my object to disprove their belief, but to write a treatise on the subject. I claim that "the missing link" is the fish! Fish society may be divided into two distinct classes, namely, capitalistic fish and--the rest. Capitalistic fish are termed so be- cause they dwell in the divine sweetness of sugared aqua, commonly known as "sweet waterfl The far more numerous class, which I term "the restf' populate the distasteful, degrading and damp atmos- phere of seasoned aqua, unscientifically indexed as "salt water." Our subject now having been properly introduced, let us proceed to what is more important. A peep into the watery abode of the fish will assure us both of their artistic temperament and of the high degree of their social state. Singers have been developed among them. What human voice is as clear and as resoundingly deep as that of the sea-bass? With the profundity of music cared for by this sea- bass, fish society provides the sweet thrilling chirps of the sea-robin. But, are they physically as dexterous as our race? I need but men- tion one fencer, whose weapon is deadlier, sharper, and used more deftly than any of ours. VVho can surpass the skillful sword-fish? But, then, are they studious, as we? Why, schools of fish are con- stantly found, whose crowded conditions are far more serious than ours. Are they as shrewd in business as we are? Are they as wealthy? Shrewder, wealthier, are they! As We possess "land- sharks" in the business world, fish society possesses sea-shark. whose eye-teeth are sharper, yea, much sharper. As to the "John D.'s" in fish society, I need only mention the fact that there are fish physically "made" of gold. Have they pets? Surely, they keep cat-fish and dog-fish, but, strange to say, the latter never bark. Our fathomless satisfaction at these discoveries was, however, upset by learning that fish society had its evils. I found they had a pest, a beastly boasterg it is called a blow-fish-a name very significant in- deed. They are also annoyed, in the pursuance of their religion, by a devil-fish. So, no matter how or where we turn, we are confronted with 18 A THE .MISSING LINK resemblance between our own society and that of the fish. Every point of complexity and perplexity has been answered. All that must now be done, is to believe. I know that, as a futurist scientist, I am leered and jeered at. But they who laugh are those who have 201: yet attained the full stage 0 fdevelopment, and are still "poor s es. JULIUS SHEFTEL, ,I7. Uhr Berman IT:-I O refuse the justification F -I Of taxation Withotlt representation, 1 Was an indication That the young American nation L J Was at such an elevation L1..lmu As scorned, sans hesitation, All pernicious legislation. But sore vexation Made this nascent nation Rise in Revolution- That they for separation Would fight in desperation For the preservation Of the ideals of colonization. Soon came the realization That timely preparation Would be their sole salvation From England's dominationz Hence this relation Of their steadfast negation Of unjust legislation. LOUIS GELBERG, '16. 19 ' RUODING darkness shrouds the hillside, Heavy silence Weights the air, - And the trembling moon shrinks, pallid, L From the tale the shadows bear. Svanrtuarg 1 3 t E . I E l l Hallowed pines are yearning skyward, Raising arms in mute appeal, To the sleeping God above them, That He see and that He feel! For the woodlandys dim devotion- Altar shadowed by gaunt trees, Leafy fragrance, heavenys incense, And bird songs, the litanies- All are shattered, and the forest Never will, in sainted peace, lmpregnate the dreaming star-vault VVith its silent ecstasies! Aye, for mortal strife has sullied The pure worship of the vales. And a heap of mangled corpses Stains the white, inviolate dales. MARIE SYRKIN, '16 r is si 20 illllixrh Natinnalitira RDINARILY the neighborhood about the Chester +L Street School in lower lVIanhattan was quiet and 5- , peaceful. Of course, there were angry mothers calling X2 children, peddlers arguing with policemen, children X 4 f fighting and screaming,and street venders lustily call- Q ing their wares-but on the whole the neighborhood was really quite calm and free from disturbance. That was before the Great VVar commenced. As the dull, sultry days of that momentous August began, a feeling of tension seemed to pervade the neighborhood. Mike Casey, the Irish roundsman, no longer stopped for his noon-day refreshment, passed surreptitiously out the back door from the German Cafe. Neighborhood friendships were broken off, heated arguments served to wilt the collars on many a poor Gothamite, while last but far from least the long friendship of Herman Shafer and llfflaurice Jackson was broken! Herman and lVIaurice had reached that mature stage of life when their minds were busily engaged in wrestling with long division prob- lems in Miss Jones' primary class. They were the Damon and Pythias of that remarkable class, loving as only true friends can love, fighting as only true friends do fight and copying each other's home- work each morning as only true friends can copy. Only one thing was there to mar their devotion, and that was Mary Donovan. Mary was the admitted belle of the class. Ever since her father had bought the dry goods "Emporiuml' and had thus broken into the local "Fo 1v" Hundred", Herman's and lWaurice's hearts had lain at her feet. But it was, after all, a friendly rivalry. Herman and lllaurice would still play marbles down in the back lots while ruminating on some grand coup which would bring them a sure sign of NIary's favor. Then came the war. First it was only the excitement of the grown- ups that filled the air with arguments and counter arguments, but soon it spread down to the back lots. After a few days, some rather numerous discolored eyes and slightly battered countenances gave evi- dence that all the battles were not taking place along the Marne. Herman and llflaurice no longer played marbles or discussed the iniquities of heartless teachers. Coldly they passed each other on the street. Defiant glances shot from Herman's eyes as he would saunter along the street with a red, white and black flag conspicuously dis- played on his torn and tattered shirt. Never did they come to blows however. Their friendship was broken, but the sacred ties of former affection kept back their fists, when they longed to do and die for their country's rights. 21 MIXED NA TIONALITIES 'KlVIe? Oh, I'm going to the Dublin Ball. All the Irish people in the city are going to be there, so you see I have to go, toof' But Mary was not forgotten. The blood red form of Mars could not altogether displace the chubby form of Cupid in their youthful hearts. With true neutrality, she received favors from both sides and awarded favors all around. So it passed until events on one warm October day served to bring matters to a crisis. Herman was slowly wending his way homeward when a low moan attracted his attention. On the curb sat Mary, sobbing as though her youthful heart would break. All Herman's chilvaric instincts welled up within him, but even his soothing words could not restore her happiness. "Bo-hoo," she cried. K'Boo-hoo, Maurice called me an English girl and I-I donit want to be an English girl." With his eyes dashing with patriotism. Herman sprang up. Here, thought he, was a compatriot in distress. Dearly would he make Mau- rice pay for such an insult as to call a girl, above all things else, an English girl! The afternoon session passed. The smouldering embers of the fire steadily grew brighter and brighter. All the class waited for dis- missal with an eagerness born of curiosity. At last the time arrived. An admiring crowd of boys gazed with open mouths at the signs of the approaching conflict. Half a dozen loyal supporters struggled for the honor of holding the combatants, coats. For a time the battle waxed fast and fierce. Only the dull thump of active fists or the encouraging cries of spectators broke the silence. For many minutes the fight went on. At last the pace began to tell. For a moment they stopped and glared at each other. "I tell you, Mary is an English girl,'y shouted Maurice. "She is not, she's Germanf, responded the inflamed admirer of the Kaiser. "She is." "She isn't.l' So went the word back and forth. Suddenly coming down the street was seen an apparition in red, with a bright scarlet coat that almost dazzled the eyesg lVIary ap- proached. She had on all her much treasured finery, and as she stopped to look in amazement at the disheveled group, she was a picture that thrilled many youthful hearts. "What in the world are you boys fighting about ?', she asked. "Where-where are you going?l' asked the breathless Herman and lVIaurice in concert. 22 JIIXED .YA TIONALI TIES f'Me? Oh, l'm going to the Dublin Ball. All the Irish people in the city are going to be there, so you see I have to go, too." The next day two rather disconsolate boys were obserx ed reading a notice in a local post-office. Upon closer examination it was found that this placard was entitled. "A Proclamation of the Neutrality of the People of These United States." ARCHIE DAWSON, '17, , f 1 Q A 'sa Un Ehnav wha mnulh Euugh Eli All Aumg ND is the sorrow of the earth so slight That in the noise of laughter it will melt And vanish? Nay, you but increase the pain By wreathing it in smiles! Your laughter mocks 09 The woe of man! It hurts the sufferer More than the ill from which he suffers! Not An ointment is its soundg it seeks to hide 'wg The wound and let its horror grow unseen- QN XC As if a sore concealed were not more hurtful Than one which shows itself to every eye! . . Unveil the wound! And let the sorrow of the heart gush forth In tears, and let its pain emit a groan To shake the heavens with its thunderous singl- That man might wake and see his guilt and seek, In new and fairer life, atonement for His long-neglected sin. ABRAHAM REoE1,soN, '16. ff gil 5 -2- gdb rg. XIV V VN -Q fl f 'RMB 23 Zivgretz 'EST llheure du crepuscule: la reverie de nuit r WW! ln 45 1 Q in lNI'embrasse avec doueeur quand le soleil s'enfuit Les ombres des heures perdues, des jours passes Du temps les tristes reliques, les fleurs fanees Sortent tles tenebres mystiques et volent autour de moi. Sortent, et en hymne moqueur elevent leur pale voix. fecoute et dans mon ame melaneolique j'entends Une note fantome qui tremble de pleurs parmi le chant Une note, qui tremble de pleurs de regret passione Pour tous ces moments morts n'existent qu'en pensee. Devant mes yeux revient le souvenir amer De la periode franqaise, qui est maintenanr 51 terre. Je vois l'image aimee de ma patiente maitresse Qui m'a beaucoup de fc-is grondee pour ma paresseg Meme la grammaire haie, trop souvent ignoree Semble par le COIITS du temps etre moins cletestee Ah cette insouciance jeune dlautrefois me touche le Coeur Le souvenir slenfuit, la plume rombe et je pleure. MARIE SYRKIN, '16. Uhr Eiifrrrnre ' F babes l sing and of the young. VVho oft at night to sleep are sung, XVith loving care and simple Charms They sink to sleep in Motlierls armsg They cannot hear the cannon's roar, They do not know the pangs of war. KT: yy, -wl'9 VD- XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXW ..., .... , ..-mf.--W Tab:322':f:I:!":2'ft2S' ":'?Qvfo'sf.'-0' .4 v.-.--...- nv H 'O 9 ' 4 .:..'......e on o o , Oo ,yn 1 ' 4 xx xxxx Of arms I sing and soldiers worn, VVho lie in trenches all forlorn, No loving arms around them twined, They must forget the ties that bindg Too clear they hear the cannon's roar, Too well they know the woes of war. GEORGE Goonsrr, '1 6. 24 E. EF. E. fdinkann-A Stnrg nf Evnrrnnm HE Klillenium had come. All Sorrows High School that had any interest in athletics Cand was on the insidej was aroused. For, had not E. F. B. Jinkson Chis full name was Edison Faraday Bell Jinksonj lllrl invented, perfected and patented the most wonderful U0 thing in the World, a mechanical athlete! The form of this contrivance was similar to that of any ordinary boy, but within its cast-iron frame were divers springs and gears. These were controlled by ingeniously concealed buttons on the artificial nails of its right hand. lt was kept upright and steady by a powerful gyroscope concealed in its head and worked by batteries stored in its cavernous stomach. The day of the big field meet near. Among the entrants in the 5 X l f ant whose name appeared on the f 220-yard dash was a new contest- entry blank as I. Ron. Nobody knew or had heard of him and X ,, therefore he was given ample han- "egg vii with City-Sand High School drew in if 4 f la W- dicap. The Day arrived. The students of sorrows had received hints that something extraordinary was afoot and came out en masse. Even the fair .wx condescended to pur- chase ticketa at bargain prices Cthat is, with the discount for A. A. membership.-fldiuj Edison F. B. jinkson walked proudly to the field hand-in-arm with an ungainly youth in a running suit, whom he introduced to the judges as I. Ron, a deaf boy who had decided to enter the races despite his handicap. 25 E. F. B. .IINKSON-A STORY Ol" SORROWS Events passed rapidly. At last came the call for the l'22O". Arm- in-arm, the proud Jinkson and I. Ron marched to the latter's stand. Jinkson stood by Ron's side and 'Q I 4,1 when the shot was fired grasped 'Q RW -'ilff V ,ff his right hand for an instant and P ' M ' MW' pressedlthe nail on Ron's thumb. 5 lm 'LM ,gl ' ' Immediately Ron became am- Y if - f 4 li -- mated and, although he had lost his handicap at the start. he 3. 'K f.- gained rapidly. At the end of So V- yards he had reached the leaderg , V, ' at IOO yards he was in the lead and going like a whirlwind. The section containing representatives of Sorrows became animated. This newcomer had "run away with the race." They did not yet know how literal the words were. -Iinkson raced along the course to stop the winner. Ron reached the string, and tearing it from the hands of the judges, ran on. He did not stop. VVithout stopping in his mad dash along the track, Jinkson yelled: YY fl "Stop him! Grab his l Q ' handln and similar com- X A ments, but no one heeded . ff his advice. Yet Ron did ip. it 'S V . not stop. Ahead lay an j .- H unused hurdle. Ron ran Mk T T71 5 5. against it and bowled it Q'- , -- ky over as though the shock Qf- nbnu1 affected him not at all. A judge attempted to stop him, but was thrown aside by the iron arms, swinging like sledge-hammers. Jinkson was stunned. Un ran the product of Jinkson's brain, till it was out of sight on its long, straight, unhampered road-the National Highway. Consternation reigned on the field. The bewildered onlookers could make naught of it. The friends and confreres of Jinkson raved. Jinkson tore his hair in sheer desperation. But it was of no avail. Next day the newspapers issued extra editions. The Daily Surfed: carried the following: , 26 F lf. B. JINKSON-A STORY OF SORROWS EXTRA! America Aroused! EXTRA! Unknown Man or Machine Traverses Continent and Disappears in Pacific. CSpecial to Daily Si'n1f'ch.l Chicago, lll., IO A. 11.-Telegraphic re- ports from all along the National Highway tell of some thing, whether man or machine as yet unknown, clad in a running suit, speeding along the highway and falling into the Pacific. It seems that the body had gained suficient momentum on land to carry it about a mile out before it sank beneath the waves. Thus all Chance for recovery of the body is gone. I P H. jinkson is now busy planning a "lXIoon Limited while residing in the New York State Insane Asylum. JOSEPH H. ADELSTEIN I7 r ff, X -si, Q- --6' ,- 2 ""'f"' illllihnighi Svhailnma AR, far into the lonely night, Wlien all the world is still, Dark shadows come 1 creeping Oyer vale and oyer hill ,ff They creep along so softly And in your hearts 1 thrill iuilui .7 y C - As you see those ghostly shadows Come a-creeping o'er the hill. ' NIARJORIE DAHEIT 19 27 Svpringkr Zliairg Svturg First a soft and misty blurr, Just to show that Spring is here, Then a stronger, bolder green Where the buds are to be seen, Till at last, on every bough, Leaves are Whisp'ring, high and low. And then the winds are prancing, The birds are coyly glancing, The flow'rs are laughing brightly, The fairies dancing lightly. Sing, "Spring is here!" on every side, And, "Spring is here!" from far and wide! Then Sap Cthat merry fairy, The first to wake in Springl, 52, w He mounts the staircase airy, With silver bells to ring. J ey The stair's within the tree, you know, And seen by only them lx That dance where sprightly breezes blow On every leaf and stem. S He rings at every tiny door VVhere buds and blossoms sleep, And wakes them up with ringings four, And soon they laugh and peep. Hels not content with only these, But runs and laughs and winks, And wakes up everything he sees From Columbine to Pinks. And then the winds are prancing, The birds are coyly glancing- The How'rs are laughing brightly, The fairies dancing lightly. Sing, "Spring is come!" on every side, And, 'iSpring is come!" from far and wid C BERTHA M. VINOGRAD 28 l , 8 Elehemnhl Cirei nach C6cf1iIIetJ abt lvobl, ibr Qebret, ihr geIi1'fie11 Srenmbv, Sbr treuen Qumeruhen, Iebet 111oI1I! iiiir Cituhenien Iverben Cinch nicht mieber icI1'11, Emiifien fagen 111111 ein fl'O11I'iCI Q1-151-11noI1I! Sbr ,,SHegenfQ", Die mir Iiebtun, 351 W?i1hcf1e11, 'Sic mir g1'1'11 gebubt, Icbct f1'i5f1Iicf1 fort! Rbr S6911 alle 1ll1i,l'CF ftiIIv11 Steuben, Gush U91'IEIfi9l1 mir auf 11111111'1'bar! Qebt 1vobI, ibr Qidnfe unh ibr guten, aften gBiiCfJ?I'i 1 E211 iU2nrri6, FJOIDE QCEJLIIC bicicr 611151, 'Sie oft 11115 Sreuhe morht fiir 1111i're EU?i1b', 9?11n gebcu mir 111121 11111111191 FCBTHT mir lnichc-rl YB. Q. Erlmnf, '16 Glaeaar .Umprratnr Caesar bello Helvetieo se esse imperatorem sapientem demonstravit. Primum antequam esset proelium, quid hostes facturu essent reperiebat. Quem ad locum exercitum ducturus esset, speculatores qui hostium consilium cognoscerent praemittebat. Ita Hebat ut ad quem pagum quoque tempore Helvetii ituri essent sciret atque eos coercere posset. Equitatum autem ante primum agmen praemittebat qui in hostes si ille prope essent, impetum faceret. Neque castra numquam munic- bat praesidiumque collocabat. Cum civitas ab eo quid petiit recusaturus recusationem morabatur quo civitatem quid temere conantem melius opprimeret. Dum pugnatur, ad custodienda impedimenta ducem fortem et rei militaris peritissimum atque milites fortes atque validos, qui, si quo opus esset, eis in pugna laborantibus auxilio essent delectos habebat. Ubi hostes ituri erant ad eundem locum, ille, magnis itineribus confectis, properabat quo celerius opinione perveniret eorumque con- siliis obtrectaret. Nlultus aliis quoque modis sapientiam scientiamque demonstravit. WILLIAM A. TRIPP, '17. 29 A ilivttllg Clbriginal IKM! Svhnrt Svtnrg ',iJfllfQfs,, LSO for t0-morrow I want you to write a "l short storyf' the teacher said, "and the first W, ig 1 thing to do in writing a short story is to select ,if inf'-ii 5,11 '-r- Tln-"W ,,iri"l'l:ul,lgfil HNf6'ji F'w.,H M-i I l"'-im lm""'i- .f.:1.T1.,fliu:r:-'.s5:.4l.f: 4... ji. . a theme." Now that is capital advice, no doubt. Un- der this head, Chaucer said, l'lVIy theme one and always shall bef' There was a theme-I would steal Chaucer's, because he was dead now, and woulaln't stop me. "When you have a theme, gather material, observe details, and take notes on them." Clliore capital advice from the teacher.l So I observed the word "one'l, wrote it on a piece of paper, and looked at it from different angles. It was composed of three letters, which I rearranged in several ways, but that didn't help me. Then I planned to haw: 'IIN make love to "2"g they would elope and be pursued by "3" fher father,-but this would all be written "figura- tively", and the conversation would have to be in 'lhguresu of speech, and that sounded too much like grade eight Hexamsfl So I gave up the idea of Chaucer's theme. Henry Van Dyke said once Cnot to me, but in a bookj : "Choose a really American theme, for example, the American clam." Thanks, Henry, I will do that. Let's see, where did I see so many clams? Oh, yes, down in lower New York Bay. Now I have my story geographically located, while the "one" story would necessarily have been on a piece of paper. The teacher said there must be a main character and he must be changed when the story is finished. In this case, there would be nothing to do but eat him, and that would be very inconsiderate to a main character. Now I found myself about where I was when I began, except that I had a themeg in fact, I had two themes, Uoneu and 'lclam", but I had no notes, no particulars and details. And then there was the plot! 'lThe plot should be different from any one you have ever read," Cmore advice from the teacherj. Hahl She forgot to say saw, I will get a plot from the "movies", So I squandered fifteen cents. But, oh, they had on Pathe's Weeklyf, and-foh, well, you knowj. Another idea gone. The teacher told us something about plots. There are detective plots, but neither "one" nor l'clam" could be detectives. Then there are mystery plots-the kind you donlt know anything about. Yes. I might use that for I admit I don't know much about this. But unfortunately, the one who writes mysteries is supposed to understand 30 A REALLY ORIGINAL REAL SHORT STORY them thoroughly, so another good idea gone. Then there are surprise plots. That sounded easy, for this story had certainly been a surprise to me. The teacher thought I was going to write a story. I would spring a surprise plot on her by not writing one. Then she would spring a surprise. without the plot on me, and Hflunkn meg so I de- cided not to. This was a horrible state of things! When at last I settled down to review what I had actually accom- plished, behold, l had a story complete. A theme: for a theme I had the word "nothing"-every bit as good as the word Hone", and a lot easier to think about-at least for me. Plot: I had a "horror" plot, for you can see that this is a horrible mess. But if that shouldn't work, it is a "surprise" plot, for you thought you were going to read a story, and I leave it to you if you haven't been surprised. RALPH KERR, 5-1. A Eullahg I LOSE your eyes, my baby dear. For the night is drawing nearg You have romped and played all day, Now it's time to sail away To Slumberland. al , 5 ' """ Baby's now a princess gay, In a castle on the bayg Now she rides with pomp and grace, Through that most enchanting place- Slumberland. Stars now dwindle in the skies. Now the sun is seen to riseg See, the boat is drawing near, Bringing home my baby dear, From Slumberland. HELEN I. FRANK, ,I7. 31 Cllhana .Y . ROADWAY was a blaze of lights. From a million " ' windows twinkled lights. The big clock boomed two. Up in one of those oflices, from the windows of which shone the lights, a lone figure sat at a J desk, busily Eguring. The room was littered with .LJ-tj. papers-papers on the desk, Hoor, basket, file- papers everywhere, crumpled papers, wads, letters, telegrams. Pencil-sharpenings covered everything. Amidst all this he sat in his shirt-sleeves, perspiring at every pore, his brow wrinkled, his eyes smaller and smaller, thinking and adding. His fingers were clenched tightly upon a pencil whose point was wearing down to nothing. Millions of Hgures danced before him. A thousand names called out to him, words and sentences thundered and echoed in a confused jumble in his ears. Still he added, com- puted, calculated, as he had done for the last thirty-six hours, the money-craze upon him, the war-stocks pouring in. Still he added, calculated, computed, com-pu-ted--. He fell forward, no one noted, too busy-too busy. Baldwin Locomotive 136 ran on over miles of shining steel rising ever higher. Always on the steel he saw the name Bethlehem. Up 200 points they rode, 250,-going higher, 300,--up, 400,-up and up. Still he wrote, still they shouted. "Four-twenty-six," he shouted, he bought, the train went higher. "Four-fifty," someone shouted, up higher shone the gleaming steel, up to 267 points crawled the panting locomotive, and still higher went the Bethlehem Steel. Ever and ever higher they climbed,-500 Klore slowly puffed the train, still the orders dropped in, fell in, flew in upon him, still he added, calculated, computed. Then suddenly he looked ahead, 527 he saw! What next? Nothing but blank space, nothing but blue clouds. "Stop!U he shrieked, "Stop!y'--too late, too late. The train went on beyond the control of its masters. It had reached the top. He closed his eyes, sickened. He opened them, and there three hundred points below were Ruin, Poverty and Death. They beckoned him. The train heaved. Down it slid, faster, faster, faster. .... . . A white-dressed, cool-looking nurse stood at his bed, a doctor grave bent over him. He was speaking. "Yes, the strain was too muchf, he heard the doctor say, and the words came to him as from far away. "The war craze got him, he needs rest, rest, r-e-s-t." And then his eyes closed and he slept. JOSEPH SHERRY, 'I6. 32 when the Iliirr Gang filings fFree-Mason-ry.D I HE lunchroom, packed with mobs of boys, 'il f' lIlf'4'K could not be equaled for the noise by any battlefield of strife in Europe's bloody, warring life. A shouting, pushing, laughing bunch, who made a splendid sight at lunch, as rushing U down the suff'ring stairs they took their places Hniwgi, llhl,illimmnmm on the chairs. Suddenly, a loud gong was heard. Then came another and a third. More in quick succession followed, we choked down what we had not swallowed and made for exits like a troop of Colonel Teddy's well- known group who rushed through shot and shell until they gained the great San Juan Hill. i,lo i lllllllllllll!!!1Efig'llllQ,'QWH!!! Illlllllf 'V l ?l llslll is Consternation reigned the while as with a wide, expansive smile, and in a manner not uncouth, a flimsy, self-confident youth, took one gulp of boiling cocoa. Slowly smile began to go, cold and hot by turns he turned his face, which stiffened as though in a race, he bended low as in disgrace, and Sought the door at such a pace that many wonder still to-day, how and when he got away. And that was where the fun began, as boys in all directions ran to flee the steaming, boiling spray which seemed to come from every way, from mouth and cup and glass and tin, and always reached your very skin. lVIore complications had begun, there was no end to all the fun, around the door a squirming mass of "careful" boys who'd tried to pass, their shouts, their gasping and their kicks, classed them among sheer lunaticsg in each one's hand a piece of steak, of apple, candy, or of cake, one boy's wide open mouth was seen. then, then- a little, juicy bean came dripping, followed very soon by forty more from out a spoon. The youth's sad face was soon observedg it was enough to have unnerved the stony Sphinx and made it laugh, as bovs the youth began to chaff. A fight was on, and no way out. We thought of how to check the rout, when all the fun and laughs revived, a furious, storming man arrived, bespeckled with an egg's contents, and not e'en one of our laments would stir him from his fierce desire to lock us up or to inquire the reason why. I now declare that llorris High had best take care to have its little fire alarm when it will surely not do harm, that is, when students are upstairs and not down in the luncheon chairs. JACOB HOFFMAN, '18. 33 Q1'Ahiru A GUERRE! Ce mo-t terrible fit pfilir le jeune homme. Il n'etait pas lacheg au contraire, il voulait bien tout sacrifier pour le pays de sa naissance. llais la guerre maintenant! A ce temps, quand il pourrait rendre con- f fortable la vie de sa vieille mere et des petits, dans la my ' x A jolie ville peu importante. Et surtout, la pensee de s'1 X , chere Louise, la camarade de sa jeunesse, et -comme 5 .. il esperait-de son avenir aussi, lui fit perdre courage. f'Mais,', se dit-il, "plus de tristesse. ma patrie a besoin de moi, et il me faut faire mon devoirfl Avec ces pensees il se depecha d'arriver chez lui. Sa mere et les enfants y etaient, et l'attendaient avec la plus grande impatience. lls avaient entendu une rumeur de la triste nouvelle, mais ils n'en etaient pas surs. Leur peur fut realisee . A cause de leur emotion qui fut trop profonde pour des paroles, toute la soiree passa presque san-f conversation. Le lendemain avait ete fixe pour le depart de tous les jeunes soldars de la ville. La veille, la petite famille s'etait reunie dans la grande cuisine, devant le foyer. Les petits s'assirent sur les genoux du "grand frerefl Ils l'aimaient et l'admiraient a l'adoration, et celui-ci meritair l'amour de ces enfants innczcents, car il leur etait pere et frere. La mere et Louise, la meilleure amie de la famille, etaient assises en face de ce joli groupe. Tous essayerent de paraitre contents, mais quelque- fois les femmes ne pouvaient pas retenir leurs larmes. Henri et Jean- nette ne voyaient pas le triste cote des choses. lls s'amusaient de questions et de reponses. "Est-ce que tu auras un vrai uniforme et un Vrai fusil ?" demancla le garcon. "Certainement, mon petit homme. Penses-tu que l'0n tire 21 la guerre comme toi, quand tu joues aux lndiens avec tes amis?" Cela fit mediter le petit, et soulraiter dletre grand, avec un vrai fusil. "Et est-ce que tu auras une jolie chambre, et de bonnes choses comme maman les fait, quand tu nous quitteras? "Non, Mignonne, personne ne peut tout faire comme mamanf' .Cette reponse leur rappela le lendemain, et apres quelques moments ils se couclierent pour pouvoir se lever de bonne heure le jour suivant. A sept heures du matin tout fut pref. Le sac de Pierre fut em- balle, et il fallut dire adieu. Dyabord il embrassa tendrement son frere et sa soeur. Sa mere fut courageuse jusqula la fin. Elle ne se plaignit point, elle se soumit. Louise fut bien triste, mais calme. vi 34 L 'JDIE U Les derniers mots qu'elle lui dit, furent, "Rappelle-toi, sois fidele gl notre patrie avant tout. Fais ce qu'elle te demande. Adieuln Les groupes de vieillards, de femmes, et d'enfants resterent long- temps dans la rue, apres l'eloignement des soldats. 916 -JIS ek if Le colonel parlait serieusement au regiment, demandant un volon- taire pour entrer dans l'armee de l'ennemi comme espion. Il fallait obtenir de l'information importante. Personne ne bougea. Enfin un jeune homme de grande taille fit un pas en avant. "Moi, mon colonel," dit-il. On put voir que cette reponse lui avait COflt6 une grande lutte interieure. Mais Pierre en sortit vainqueur. Les mots de separation de Louise l'avaient decide. Il comprit la necessite de tout sacrifier pour la patrie, meme la vie et le bonheur. Ce soir il alla deguise ai l'autre camp. Il reussit ai passer toutes les sentinelles sans exciter de soupcon, et se promena parmi les soldats. Il etait entoure d'ennemis. Pas un seul ami! Nlais son courage ne vacilla pas un instant. ll surprit la conversation de l'attaque pro- jetee, et elle se grava dans sa memoire. Il etait tard, et il fallait E-tre avec son colonel en dix minutes. Pierre repassa devant les bivouacs, mais un peu vite. Cela excita le soupcon des soldats hostiles. Ils donnerent l'alarme "Un espion, un espion!" Klais celui-ci n'etait plus 51 leur portee. Enrages, ils tirerent plusieurs fois. Une balle traversa les poumnns du brave Pierre. Il s'arreta un moment, puis il courut jusqu'a la tente de son commandant. ll y tomba, et fut conduit a l'h6pital. Le medecin dit que le malade ne vivrait qu'un ou deux jours. Son seul voeu fur de voir encore une fois les siens. Un train express avait apporte sa mere, Louise, Henri et Jeannette. Ils furent encore reunis, mais pas pleins d'espoir-c' etait pour la derniere fois, sans une esperance dans la vie. Le plus calme, c'etait Pierre, et il essaya de consoler les autres. Il raconta l'histoire de son entreprise et de sa blessure. Puis il leur montra la medaille d'or qu'il avait gagnee pour avoir obtenu l'information precieuse. Il finit par dire, "Et je meursg ayant fait mon devoir, je meurs pour vous, mes meilleurs amis, et pour ma patrief' ANNA KOPEKIN, '16, 35 Glirern sinh the Qbuartrrhark 3. DRAMATIS PERSON!-1E. K? X Charles hladley ................... A Student ,RN Beatrice Hadley .... A Graduate: Charles, Sister e i I The Hadley Family. F ' SCENE l.-ln Ihe Library of the Ifadley h0111e. V ' Charles at fhe table, studying Latin. I Q A ' . Charles-"Hunc hominem tarn acrem- , ,, , 1 . ., , , pf This man so fierce?tam audacem-so bold -tam paratum-so-a-prepared-no--so readyhtam callidum - callidum-a-let's X see, what can that mean?', CLooks into the back of the book.D UO, yes-so crafty! 'Q -non ille nobis Saturnalia-O, hang it, What do they Want to make us Work like this for? lf l werenlt trying out for the . "' l I ,Q -suj'f,41r ' 4? " M- Football Team l wouldn't have to! Old M boy Demmonds won't take me unless I get , IHS' m2lflCS. And l trying out for quarter, Aid 5Q.Q,f1'?l too! Let me see-CGets up and stoops over ' K AA , in the position of a quarterback about to ' , deliver the signalsl Let me see: 6-32- 7' 4-3'89-23-15-I'll say it out loud so an to get the practice: 9-24-61132-8g- " ' I5-85-'Delayed plunge'-" CHears his mother's footstep' approaching, and sitting down hastily, con- J B tinues. at the same piteh: f "SX plus 3xy equals QQ 54.30--98xy equals 23" f I -frlihen as the footsteps recede. be resumes his orig- XX! inal tonel : U V "8+32-45-Well, l guess l'll go down and kick -X the ball about a bitlu fSh0uts jovfullyj l "lim going down, hlaly' Cclaps on his cap and i" departsj SCENE 2.-S!11l7'l'l1Sf' of the flazlley home. Charles and Beatrife passing each other. Charles+"Hello, Sis!-l'm going downfl Beatriee-"Do your home-work l" Charless-"O, yes, most of it-ta-taf' 36 CICERO AND THE QUARTERBACK SCENE 3.-Time: An hour later. Place: The Sitting Room. Persons: The Hadley Family, except Charles. fEnter Charles., Charles-"Hello, people!" f'- I Family-"Well, Charles, what's new?" fl Q, I Charles-"O, nothingf' fTakes a paper., Beatrice-"By the way, suppose I hear you translate ff I your Latin ?" - Beatrice-"O, just so." I Charles-"What's the use of bothering ?" C Beatrice-"But why not ?" I Charles Cwith attempt at bravadol-"O, well, if " you're so set upon it." fGets the book, lingering overthe vocabulary. Charles Ctranslates two lines fairly well, then: "-not he would have on the Saturnalia-I mean on the Saturnalians determined- no-a-I mean-not he would have-a-determined against us for the Saturnalians nor so long before for the-a-what's the meaning of exite again? Cto himselfl A'Excite comes from exeo, to depart and must mean the departuref' fSummoning up couragel "So, it's not so long before the departure and the fate of the states-'I Beatrife Cinterruptingj-"Departure of the states-eh? And you don't know the meaning of fati? What do you know, anyway ?" Charles-"I know it, sure, I didg I just forget." Beatrice-"Well, suppose you spend an hour or so reviving your memory. I guess your Charles-"What for ?" 4 i Y f J for f r. I f ' i .V 2 H , . X other lessons were done the same Way. I'11 ll, l ' be back in an hour to hear you." fShe goes ,, V M 1- out.D Charles Cdespairinglyj-"O di immortalesln CFalls over his Cwefo-l ff NATHAN HORWITT, '16. . 1 ERVVIN MANHEIM, ,I7. Hrnatra Me bene scribere posse Latine antea opinor Nunc ego luctu conticio ut videam, nequiquam Conari, atque librum nostrum anni me sine fore. Quae ante suorum, ter infelix, occidat ora! JOSEPHINE STRUNSKY, '16. 37 Elie all-Ian Elini Glnulhrfr Ev Zlnteruinneil X-sENAToR HERMAN L. LUsTGARTEN's library was filled with representatives of the press. HI refuse to say anythingf' he said, chewing indig- nantly on his cigar. "But you've got to!" said the Associated Press man. "Donlt you realize that whatever you say is news? We only want to know whether you are going to accept the nomination for Governorfy "Here, you young cursly' The honorable one stop bothering me llll get the ice-man to throw you out. I have nothing to say. Get outll' "Sir,,' said one of those addressed, haughtily, "if you assaulted us it would be published broadcast." The journalist who spoke last, the cub reporter of the Evening Planet, assumed a touch-us-if-you-dare attitude. Mr. Lustgarten, walking up and down the room, berated him and the rest of his tribe. It was almost time for the reporters to hand in their copy to their editors, when Mr. Lustgarten's dignified butler approached him, and whispered something to him. Turning toward his servant, he said audibly, "Yes, I willf' Thinking this was said to them, the reporters went pell mell out of the room. Mr. Lustgarten, amazed, sat down in his chair with a sigh of relief. Ruggles, the untiring man-servant, asked, "VVell, sir ?" as are as as Af l df.. v 1: , y , 'A , started tou ard the group of reporters. If you don t That evening in the office of the Star lay a copy of their latest edition. At the top, across the page, ran this headline in red type: "Lustgarten Accepts Nomination." The members of the office staff were telling one another of the scoop they had over the Planet. The same thing took place in the editorial rooms of all the other rivals of the Planet. But in the office of the last named paper, City Editor Jones paced the Hoor indignantly. "Why didn't that fool of a cub get that? He was there with the others," he growled. "Serves you right for putting him on the case,', commented the office boy, under his breath. "Now you keep quiet! D'you hear me?" His superior threw the waste paper basket at him. Just then a copy boy ran in and told Jones that the cub reporter had arrived. "Call him right in herein 38 THE JUAN WHO COULDN'T BE INTERVIEPVED The editor sat down at his desk, and prepared to have it out with him then and there. All the others in the room gathered about to see the cub get "sacked," . . . The main character walked in. No sign of fright was on his face. "What's the meaning of this?" demanded the editor pointing to the Staffs headline. , All the onlookers thought held turn pale, but the cub coolly took his seat next to Jones. Silence reigned. There was a noticeable im- patience on the part of the Planetfv employees. The cub's lips parted and he whispered excitedly, "Jones, it's a lie!" Everyone started. Jones tried to retain his professional tone, but fairly cried, "VVell, tell us all about it. We've got to go to press in an hour." The cub felt important. He planted his thumbs in the armpits of his vest, and leaned backward in his chair. "Well," he began, "We were all in lllr. Lustgarten's room-" Jones interrupted him: "Cut out the introduction! Give us factsln "The old man kept quiet," he said somewhat hastily, "and his man came in and asked him something, and he said 'Yes.' Well, you see. the fellows thought he was talking to them, and that he said he'd accept the nomination, so they all ran out. But l stayed outside the door, and heard 'Lusty' say that he'd let his valet shave him!" Cheers from the audience. The cub slipped into his former bravado position. "And, to show you how much I know about journalism, l decided to wait until our rivals had printed their stories before l came here." "That's all right," said Jones, joyously, "we'll be a little late for the final, but it won't matter much." And so, as Jones hurriedly dictated the "beat" to his typist, the cub boldly took a cigar out of the city editor's vest pocket and, light- ing it, puffed blue rings of smoke into the air, while the awe-stricken staff looked on in admiration. ALFRED LIEF, '18, X 39 hai Q5 V6V6'iY65"' X 6 22 A I K' 4900 ooo voooq Karnage In Ihr Great ONE are those days of long ago When life's flame burned divine, Gone are the ones who played their part, Whose fame is dimmed by time. From history's scroll their splendor streams With tales that we admire, The deeds they Wrought, the fights they fought, Live on and never tire. Life's chaliced wish they held in hand And from it's brimming bowl, They drank their fill and quenched the thirst That burned deep into their soul. O, call to mind the vanished great And see that bygone alge Resplendent, stand before your eyes- A scene upon a stage. They charm like liquid harmony With soothing, mystic strain, That once is heard, then listened for, With efforts all in vain. Do homage to these mighty men Who ruled the very sky, See those that swayed the common clay- Their soul will never die. JOSEPH LEVINE, '16 . ,, ' ilu i V. 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' 3 f l , ' 1 , f vm, ' , K If xx ,H f X ,4 1 , - f ' -ff" 5 F X' 5 J we 1K fS.-5 E O elfish Eel, N' How does it feel QC ' ll 555l To nip the steel .T 4 5 -i Of H2Ok? i xli R. KERR, lI7. d,TaQ,,,, Uhr iliain El I F 1 IH T rains, and o'er the streets I' 'I L J 4 L, L J El -L .1 l m A quiet falls, Except where people hasten to a shelter, And drivers whip and yell, Then crack their Whips and yell again. Children with bare feet and naked legs Dash out from musty tenements and dance In the rain- The all-pervading rain. And Where bullets whiz. . .and rifles crack, Where cannon roar. . .and bodies fail. . .and fall The drear rain drips, And smothers pipes. . .and soddens bread And clothes, and too. . .the. . .dead. All through the trenches men raise Their heads and bathe their faces In the rain- The gently dripping rain. JOSEPH ADELSTEIN, '1 7. 44 illnrria igigh Srhunl fParody on "Off in the Stilfy Night."J K'-T, 37" s FT in the Stilly Night, Ere I submit to slumber, My memories fly to Morris High For I was of her number. The smiles, the jeers Of girlhood years, The reprimands then spoken! First eyes that cried, Then girls that sighed, Their cheerful hearts were broken! Thus in the stilly night, Ere I submit to slumber, lXIy memories Hy to llorris High, For I was of her number. Though I remember how VVe girls all clung together, I know our friendship's cold As snow in wintry weather, I feel like one VVho'S known by noneg My lNIorris High deserted. Her girls are Hed, Their pranks are dead, It seems all are departed. Thus in the stilly night, Ere slumber's chain has bound me, My memories fly to KIorris High, VVhe1'e sweetest joy once found me. REGINA ROSNER, '16 WN 4 Q3 e li f' 45 when Earrg Kun 51 T was just growing dark, when Larry left the fellows at Little Moose Falls, where they had decided to , X camp. He could not see how Mr. lVIattheWs had S inanaggd fall is such. a way as ftolreceive a fraclgured V eg. ea izmg t e seriousness o t e situation, arry 'js if had offered to go back to camp and get Dr. Farrel. There was need for haste, because camp would be breaking up next day, and by six o'clock the doctor would be taken down to Hamilton in the motor-boat. Yet allowing for the rough going of Twin Lynx Hill, he ought to arrive soon after daybreak. Pretty soon Larry emerged from the pine trees into a clear stretch of two miles, where the trail followed the river bank. He took a drink of water, then did the next mile at a walk. "This is just a mere change in the gaitf' he told himself, 'Tm not weary in the least." He ran on again with a speed that showed his splendid staying qualities. The moon's light scarcely penetrated the cover of trees at the base of the hill. The way was steeper and steeper and the going harder. Darker and darker grew the woods, for the moon was being hidden behind the hill. His rubber-soled shoes made no noise as he hurried along. Suddenly the stillness was broken by a sound of a heavy body in the brush. Larry increased his speed, yet trying to assure himself that there was little danger of attack. Fumbling in his pocket, he found a match and struck it. And there, just within the circle of light, was the shaggy bulk of a bear. The sudden Hare made the brute hesitate. Wheeling about, Larry started on a run up the hill. The odds were in favor of the bear on account of the darkness, for Larry was in danger of stumbling. Nearer and nearer came the sound of the animal's breathing. At this rate, the chase could not last much longer. Presently an idea came to him. Close to the path was a tree not too big for him to climb. On gaining the lowest limb, about twenty-five feet above the ground, he paused, the fierce clawing on the bark told him that his pursuer was at the base of the tree, waiting with impatience for him to fall down. Suddenly, Larry realized that the bear had given up waiting and was climbing the tree. To climb meant only to prolong the chaseg to drop meant broken bones, so he wormed his way out upon the limb and waited in dumb dread the advance of the black brute beneath him. Soon the bear had reached the spot where the limb left the VBUSCH 46 WHEN LARR Y RAN tree. Larry could catch the gleam in his small red eyes as he settled back with the plain intention of waiting. lylinutes sped while the prisoner cast about in vain for a plan of escape. At last a thought came and, taking his jackknife, he began to cut into the upper side of the limb, between himself and the trunk. In a little while he had made a fairly deep notch. He started toward the end of the limb, which began to crack. Lower and lower the limb sagged, until with a ripping, splitting sound it slowly gave way. The next instant, Larry was sitting on the ground, thoroughly shaken. With a glance at the bear, which had begun to descend, the boy took to the trail. He wondered if he could reach camp in time. "If my best efforts can get me there, l'll do it," he resolved. His side was bothering him a little, but experience told him that he would soon catch his second breath, yet his side kept on aching. A long, shrill whistle greeted his ears. It was the launch. Larry fairly leaped ahead in his anxiety. "What's the matter with you, Larry?" he panted, "and you thought you could run! Why, you're only crawling along. Well, if I'm too late l wonlt tell them a bear story for an excuse." For a moment his grit left him, he lagged. "A quittcrll' He hated the word, he hated himself for quitting. Next moment he was forcing himself again. He could see the camp. The launch was still at the dock. Then came three blasts from the whistle, but he continued to run. His breath was coming in fierce pants through his dry, parched throat. 'lLarry, you've got-to- finish. You've got to cross the line. You-can't quit--on the last lap!" He could see the smoke rise in puffs. "They are off, and l have lost," he gasped despairingly. Still he ran. The next minute he was on the dock, waving his cap and shouting. Then he sank down on the bench. Presently the puzzled boys were swarming upon the dock. "I would have made it, if it hadn't been for that bear," sobbed Larry. "You!" exclaimed the doctor. "Yes, sirf' he replied, 'AlVIr. lylathews had a bad accidentf' And then he told the story, leaving out the bear. 919 ik- ik ik "That was a fine piece of running you did, Larry,', the doctor was saying, "but what was that you were saying on the dock about a bear ?,' Larry hesitated a moment, tempted to tellg but he kept his resolu- tion. "That was only a bear story!" he exclaimed. ELSA L. BUSCH, lIQ. 47 Uhr Ullman nf Eng HE day is doneg Low in the distant western sky AM Hangs the sung ' Wiiiwvi' "" W, I The waters golden 'neath his rays, l lllllla, The faint red line on tree-tops tall, WN flllll The clouds dispersing, from afar, l rfyffl llly The first glimpse of the evening star, 'N 0" i . . ' y And night is come. BEATRICE HURWITZ, T17 Uhr E211 VVhat dreary sound is this they hear? What awful fate is this they fear? VVhy mourn they with so sad a heart? What Cheerless memories does this start? Why do these maidens sadly weep, And through the crowd drear shadows creep, While in each heart is sorrow deep? What means this bell to this sorrowing myriad? To them 'tis the beginning of the period. Another bell rings through the air, It gaily sends away dull care. And joyously it peals out strong, And sprightly moves the gladdened throng, And from the crowd there burst a shout, And from the crowd there bursts a shout, And in their hearts is joy throughout. VVhat means this bell to this joyous myriad? lt means to these the end of the period. H. GRACE GROMRECKER, '16 l 48 an 29 t2 Jos. Adelstein and the New York Call. lvliss Baxter and her excuses. lvlr. Howell and a penny. Cooper and his Latin lesson. Dr. Sohon and a bottle. Some pupils in this school have bullet-shaped heads. XVould you call them dum-dums? i THE XVAR IN MORRIS. The Triple Alliance vs. the Triple Entente in the Alumni Trophy debate. LATIN VIII. ' There may be many woes on earth, There may be sorrows great, But since the solar system's birth XVas none like Latin eight. XI S '16 - . ., . The Lunch Room-A place Where you spend ten cents for a meal and then spend ten dollars for a doctor. POILS OF XVISDONI. I. Be it ever so dreary, there's no place like school. 2. Think twice before you speak, then talk to yourself. 3. Judge not the teachers by yourselves. WV. S. 49 J ,YUZIVIBER Ol" THINGS - - FE YM-CRACKs. Come to the Gym and see our Beau Brum- melsg there, they dress right. Hot-air ventilators in Gym: Balestier and - .. - El Marcus. Fl I I i A'After the Balln? I FJ M" Gym: The period that makes stout people uncomfortable. A large reward has been offered for a brand new excuse from Gym. A GYM YELL. Lost my slippers-awful mean! See Kliss Freeston, I-16. The Horses and Bucks in the Gym are getting new coats. THE DEBUTANTE SLOUCH. Miss Buflfr: 'iNoW please do not act like wood- en dolls-qhe gracefulll' Position .' The fatal word proclaimed by the teacher to warn every pupil that she must reluctantly 13 leave her attitude of grace and languidness in order 5' Q. to straighten out in the very unpleasant posture of chest up, head high, etc., which the teachers con- sider pretty, but which We do not like, We much prefer the debutmzfr slozzrlz. Classical Drznringf Very annoying to those on the Hoor, but very comfortable for those sitting Qmarlw' down. FAMILIAR SAYINGS. QPVIIU is the 14Ilfll0T?, 'lOr1ly one at a time." "Next time you go to the otlicell' CRepeat ad libitumj "T live in hopes." "A-h- l VVom-wow-ah-wow? l" "You make me nervousf' "Bon 'O1lT, izzesdrzrzzoisrfilm at mfssirzzrsf' Oh that accent! .7 n "I intend to make you do all the work you can." "You may be excused." "A little more pep, boys!" "Take a zip! Come at the eighth period." 50 fl .YUIIIBER OF THINGS 955541 A R PANTING A 1 .N L gg, , rv ?fe"2 I I S XA K 1 Q I W 1 ' Vlggktyw A 5 C-5 v FAIRYLAND IN MORRIS. The head fairy taps with her wand and lo, a transformation takes place. Husky football players poise gracefully and sprightly track men assume easy positions. Then the head fairy utters a shrill thrill and the ranks are hrokeng some are sent to try the ascent to heaven, others practice flying in the air. Yes, I have really seen these things in the boys, gym! YVhcn hir. Skeele taps his wand, the boys go through a calisthenics drillg then at his whistle. we practice rope-Climbing and broad jumping. I B A 6-7 K. . ., . MARY AND HER I'Ii'I'. hlary had a pony, ohl And 'twas a help indeed, For llary could do Cicero At an enormous speed. It followed her to school one day. And surely made her start. VVhen playful classmates chanced to say, "No wonder she's so smart." J. P. S., 16. 51 A NUMBER OF THINGS Mr. Skeele: "lf you get up any knocks about Mr. Strauss or me, boys, use your wit." , Gym Teacher Cto Classj : "Everyone must have gym shoes next week. If through financial distress, they cannot be had, let the stu- dent come to me and a pair will be furnishedf' P. S.-Nou' we know the solution to the mystery of the disappear- ance of gym shoes left behind us in haste. Gym Tearher Cto student in Classj: "I said 'wands on chests' not on backs." A Voice from the Rear: "That's the nearest thing he has to a chest." Gym Instrurtor: 'fPoint your toes downg dead men turn their toes up!" WHAT MAJOR LEAGUES IN MORRIS LOOK LIKE. Phillies-lunch cakes. Braves-behind teacher's back. Dodgers-spit-ball fights. Cubs-in afternoon session. Cardinals-French grammars. Tigers-the bases in the Assembly. Red Sox-Freshmen's favorite. Pfhite Sox-Seniors' favorite. Naps-taken in study halls. Reds-quite a few. A. L., 3-11. A GEM OF DRAMATIC VERSE. The student screamed! Such Woe He'd never known before- The drink he took for H20 Was H2SO4l R. K., 5-7. 52 A NUMBER OF THINGS THE ANNUAL BOARD. The Annual Board, O what a horde Of critics too severe! There's not a thing Which they don't fling Aside without a jeer. If need to tell, You must Write well To really satisfy themg And very few, If you but knew, Have ever yet got by them. JOSEPHINE STRUNSKY, '16 53 KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK oasts Toast Adelxtein, Jo.f. B..' Has he breathed sweet words of Socialism in your ear? xlrnofwitz, lUi.vs.' VVhen she is absent it's a holiday. Alllen. L. B.: His hair is always in the pink of condition. Blumlzergi t'Now, under Socialism, it would be this wayin Bliss, His father invested all his money in sending him to school and got only a quartervback. Birleman, Minn' She wants to become a nun, but why the sudden decision? Basra, J..' The boy who has nerve enough to wear gray-checked sox. Carraher, Mary.' She has the cutest little brogue. Cameron, J..' He sleeps peacefully in Chem., Dreaming that he may get an MM". Cohn, Stella: Knock meg I want my name to be in the Annual." Cohen, G. L..' He makes up in name for what he lacks in size. Dafvir, Celia: The complete sportswoman. She can play tennis, baseball, hockey, basketball and casinog she can skate, swim, row, walk, run and ride-in the subway. Elkind, Eudire: How she tries to overcome that lithp! Erkman, II.: Is he fat or just thick? Finkelstein, Bertha Cin History Classjt 'tWill this period ever end ?l' Fixher: l'Comes up fto practicel smiling." Flaxman, Jenie: How Portia did blush when Bassanio kissed her hand! Frank, Hyman: Is it Frank Hyman or Hyman Franke. Glaxer, Ethel: Ye Gods! What would she do if they took that green sweater off her back? Gottlieb, dla: Cheer up, wonlt he call on you to-night? Gottlieb, Miriam: Her specialty-camp songs. Gaadsit, G.: 'AHOW will Morris ever do wtihout me ?" Gorgoglione, Natalie: Who wears the smock with that wallpaper design. Grady, K.: The girl who can never put a hat on without a mirror. Grombefleer, H.: She danced "The Dance of the Seven Wails"-six of them Socialism and one rheumatism. Horofwitz, Tessief Happy-go-lucky. Ilunt, Virginia: Sweet drooping eyelashes and canary eyebrows. Kopelein, Anna: The height of badness that Sant' Anna can attain is in whispering, 'iDon't talk to me." Kardonsky, Fanny: Our future doctor and teacher of cells. Lapin: Stays in every afternoon by appointment ffor talkingl. Lehn, Beatriee Cafter History Classy: "O joy! The way I got away with that!" Lief, Allfredj Lief, Emanuelj Lief, Lester, and Lief, Max: We'd just as lief knock them as anyone else. Lefvine, Joy.: '4Full of sound and furyf' 54 RUASTS AND TOAISTS Lohh, G.: Will she ever stop growing? Milenski, Miss: Ooh, Cutesome. Myerron, Imhel: "Down with the spoils system!'l Moore, Anna: Bashfulness, quietness and sweetness personified. Murray, F.: She's only one ray, yet she shines brilliantly in the Physiog- raphy Class. Menseher, Blanfhe: "I didn't study to-day's lesson, teacher, but I studied yesterday's." Nuesbaum, .H..' He certainly lives up to his name. Nuesbaum--nut-tree.3 0li.r, Courtlandt: "Don't knock me, because so many people have done so." Prager, Ruby: The ardent sufiragette. Peaeoek, Chas.: As proud as his name. Phelan, .4na.fta.via.' "I have to come back for a P. G. course, so I may as well take Latin over again." Phelan, Annette: "There's nothing fun"'.' about me. so don't knock." Roxenzweig, B.: The goal minder of the soccer team who wins his letter by watching the other fellows plav. . .Ro:enzfweig, I.: "Do you read The North Side Nexus?" Ruderman, .-Inna: Gets in at the stroke of gong each morning. Rosenberger, Illallhefwf As Mr. VVlzite says, his 'trecitation is much better than his posture." Regelfon, fl.: He considers the asterisks-'SW'-the aeme of poetic per- fection. Riu, Hannah: No one to do our Latin for us. Miss Riss is on duty in the lunch room. Rohinron, Marion: "O, woman in her hour of ease. Uncertain, coy, and hard to please." Rafalofwilz, Neltiei Those three grades of History will drive her crazy. Reis, .Mollies She would be a second Pavlowa, but she can't darce and her toes refuse to keep her up. Sunmarrhy, L.: The would-be Vernon Castle. Syrhin, Marie ftearing her hair wildlvj: A'I'll hang myself or take prussic acid! WVretches! Brutes! Lend me your homer-'ork and save my soul.', Sundmarher, A.: What neat Biology papers she has! fBiology teachers, please take note.l Saxmor, L.: He sometimes does the school a favor by coming in to see how things are getting along. Sfhluehter, Mamie.' VVho gave S-- that beautiful black and yellow tie? Sthorr, I. fin classrooml: "Don't wake me up, I am dreaming." Silverman, Il.: VVhere does he go? He asks to be excused every day and comes up eating? - Smith, Amy: "Pink, sweet, and punctual." Spinner: "Gee, Chemistry surely would have been interesting for Rip Van Winklef' Srhajf, Wm.: The Girls are his idol. Theodore, 0!lo. Look out! Some girl might suddenly speak to vou in the hall. Weinheimer, J.: The boy who made Morris famous. Wiener, Harriet: The champion female boxer in Morris. Winkopp, Lurille: The eternal chatterbox. 55 ROASTS AND TOASTS Wagner, Miss: "I have only twelve study periods per week." Wandres, C..' Noise? Noise? What's noise when Charlie's around? Wincor, A.: Gym is his favorite study. Weiss, Estelle: Who put the band on First-she or Anita Stewart? Weisberg, Chas.: A dealer in hard-luck stories. Willeie, Helen: "A young lady quite sedate." Winters: If football takes up too much of your time, Charlie, give up the girl. Vesely, Elise: As tall as she is dreamy. Vinograd, B.: She wants woman suffrage just as badly as Mrs. Norman de Whitehouse. Yoels, Sarah: Why are you laughing, my pretty maid? "lt makes me feel good to laugh," she said. Manheim, Very energetic when there is nothing to be done. Martin, R.: The practical joker who never enjoys a joke directed at him- self. Silsverman, Samuel.' Our Socialistic Agitator. Zazeela, Herman: Who has the extreme honor of finishing the list. A PAGE WITH THE PEDAGOGUES. Mr. Althaus: He claims to be your best friendg then gives you a D. Mr. Afvent fcollecting books from 6 English Classl: "Your 'Brooks and Hubbard' is hereg your 'Idylls' are here, but your 'Tale' is missing." Miss Baer: l'Why is it that when I come into the room I never find you studying?" Student: "Aw, you wear rubber heels." Miss W. Butler: "Oh, you silly child!" Miss Clarke: Considering the collection of straps, pencils, etc., she has acquired, we think she will open a stationery store. Mr. Cutler Cafter giving a long homework lessonjz 'lDoes anybody want any more?" Miss Constantine: Will she never tire of seeing pupils after school? Mr. Emmons Cassigning Chemistry lessonl: "We'll take bi-chloride of mercury on Monday." Mr. Haley.' "No one can study looking at me." Voice from the Rear: 'I 'Tis true, 'tis true." Miss Hartley: "VVill you put some force into it?" Miss Hazen: "Give the rule of signs." Student: "If the signs are not alike, they are different." Mr. Kafvanagh: "I hear a murmurg where does it come from?" Pupil: "A leaking fheartj valve." Miss Konerman: "Asness, write selection 65 ten times." CAsidej "But I'll be lucky if I get it once." Miss Kroeber: "Remember this yellow pad!" Miss Landau.' "Whence come all those suffrage buttons? Mr. Le-wis: f'Do you know your duty in case of a fire ?" Student.' "Yes, sirg I have to get out at once so as not to block the passagewaysf' Mr. Miller: "There are too many teachers in this class." Mr. Peabody: The man who put Scarsdale on the map. Mr. Pyle.' ."Take your pedal extremities off the furniture." 56 PRINCIPAL L JOHN H. IJENBIGH FIRST ASS I STAN TS EDYVARD A. ALTHAL'S ABBY B. BATES IRVING A. HIEIKES EMMA E. LOWD .IOSIE A. DAVIS -I.-AMES PEAEODY ETTA IMI. HAGAR XVILLARD R. PYLE AIICHAEL D. SOHON ENGLISH HAROLD E. Fos EMMA F. LOWI JOHN RI. AVENT CHARLES C. BALLARD FREDERICK ERNST ANNA A. F.-XLK HARRIET E. GAYLORD LOGAN D. ILIOXVELL AIARY E. KNIIYVLTON CHARLOTTE G. KNOX SAMUEL M. LOOK JXRCHIBALD AI. AIATHEXVS SARAH P. NVILI y'l'flfht'!'.Y in Trzlinifly-CONSTANCE TER I GEORGIANA AIENDUNI KATE IXIUNRO ADA H. KIULLER MARY NORNIILE AIACBAIN -IACOII ROSENBIERG SAMUEL SCI-ILOSBERG BI.-Xl-EEL SCHNIIDT NELLIE A. STRUM FRANK G. TRYAPP LOUISE IXI. TRIXIBLE .IAKIS BARNET, EDITH STILIZS ELC JCUTION 'THOMAS S. BATES RAYMOND KIZLLOG ALICE C. HARTLEY FRENCH EIVIMA C. ARM EMMA B. BRYANT HELEIN'E V. KONERMAN IDA B. LANZ 57 AND BERTHA B. LEIIERE FRANCES PAGET EMMA QI. SCHOEDDE AMALIE L. ALTHAUS FRANK J. APPEL CLARA E. FRANKE IWAREL M. HUNT FRITZ A. H. LEUCHS IIARRIET D. PROCTOR FACULTY GERMAN EDWARD ALTHAUS RICHARD SCHEIB HEDWIC SCHOENROCK LEONIE E. STAELIN CAROLINE SWARTOUT . LYDIA L. TILLEY EIVIANUEL M. NVAHL AMELIA WOHLFARTH Temrlzer in Training-HILDE REPPERT ANCIENT LANGUAGES ELMER E. BOGART SARAH H. BOGART AGNES CARR JOSIE A. DAVIS SANFORD L. CUTLER EDVVARD J. KAV.ANAGH JACOB C. LIND HARRIET L. CONSTANTINE WILLARD D. SHANNAHAN EFFIE FRASER STEXVART MATHEMATICS JENNIE ACKERLY IxqORRIS L. BERGNIAN JOSEIJHINE BRAND HELEN MACG. CLARKE ' VVILLIAIVI IVI. GAYLOR EMILY GILNIOUR LOUISE C. HAZEN JENNIE M. JOSLIN 7wf'H!'llI'l'5 in Trrlining--ISARELLE GRACE ANDREWS DENA BAER ANNA T. BRIDGNIAN ALICE M. CAREY IRVING A. HEIKES DAVID F. KELLEY LAURA LANDAU INIARGARETTE LEIGHTON ARTHUR C. LEWIS JOSEPH MCCORMACK IVIYRTLE H. IVIILLER CORA A. SCOTT ISABEL G. WINSLOW PEDDIE, EDITH STIRN HISTORY ARRY B. BATES CJVVEN A. HALEY CAROLINE D. HALL DONALD E. SMITH FRED. C. VVHITE Tmfhez-.v in Tmming-AGNES GIET, FANNY SCHWARTZMAN CLARA M. BURT FRED EMMONS PHYSICS WILLARD R. PYLE JOHN O. SCUDDER FRANKLIN R. STRAYER 58 FA C UL TY BIOLOGY JAMES E. PEABODY ALBERT FINK JOHN D. MCCARTHY J. AMMON HESS CHARLES G. INMAN KATE B. HIXON EDITH READ ELSBETH KROEBER ISRAEL NVEINSTEIN Tezzrlzrrx in Training-T. S. BAIN, HELEN LANGNER ' PHYSIOGRAPHY CHARLES A. NIILLER FRANK NI. SURREY CHEMISTRY MICHAEL D. SOHON DRAWING DELA P. MUSSEY JESSIE T. AMES RXIARGARET PARKER MARY D. FERRIS ESTELLA SPENCER ELIZABETH MORSE KATHERINE VAN ALLEN COMMERCIAL BRANCHES EDVVARD M. xVILLIAINIS SAMUEL COHEN HERMAN ELKAN SPENCER P. JACOBIA STENOGRAPHY ETTA HAGAR HELEN M. ADAMS LILLIAN HORWITZ ANNA V. CLUNE DEBOR.LXH P. ROBINSON DOMESTIC SCIENCE HELEN IXI. STORY PHYSICAL TRAINING OTIS C. SKEELE . . DIARY C. FREESTON GRACE E. BARNUM DOLORES PULVERMACHER EVELYN M. BUTLER JACOB PARKER JULIUS STRAUS MUSIC EDWIN S. TRACY LUELLA G. GAFFNEY ANNA M. PALMER 59 FACULTY LIBRARIAN BERTHA F. HATHAWAY CLERICAL ASSISTANTS MARY M. BRACKETT ELSA A. JARCK FLORENCE FERRIS THERESA SCULLY LABORATORY ASSISTANTS SIMON BIRNBAUM CHARLES P. RITTER LIBRARY ASSISTANT JULIA G. RORESON SCHOLARSHIP AND PROGRAM COMMITTEE FRANK J. APPEL IENNIE ACKERLY ARTHUR C. LEWIS MORRIS L. BERGMAN WILLARD R. SHANNAHAN EMMA B. BRYANT HEDWIG SCHOENROCK HELEN MACG. CLARKE FRANKLIN R. STRAYER HARRIET L. CONSTANTINE FRANK M. SURREY SERVICE LEAGUE COMMITTEE JAMES E. PEABODY, Chairman ELMER E. BOGART HAROLD E. FOSTER ANNA FALK CLARA E. FRANKE COMMITTEE ON SENIOR CLASS HAROLD E. FOSTER ABEY B. BATES JACOB ROSENBERG JOSIE A. DAVIS CHARLES A. MILLER COMMITTEE ON TEXT BOOKS SANFORD L. CUTLER FRED. C. VVHITE COMMITTEE ON ADDITIONS TO LIBRARY HAROLD FOSTER EDWARD ALTHAUS JOSIE A. DAVIS ABBY B. BATES IRVING A. HEIKES 60 COMMITTEE ON ATHLETICS OTIS C. SKEELE DONALD E. SMITH, Secretary HAROLD E. FOSTER, Treasurer FREDERIC ERNST, P. S. A. L. Representative FRANK G. TXRAPP, in Charge of Eligibility THOMAS S. BATES VVILLIAM M. GAYLOR MORRIS L. BERGMAN ' RAYINIOND N. KELLOGG FRED E. EMMONS JACOB PARKER HERMAN ELKAN JULIUS STRAUSS GRADE ADVISERS OF GIRLS I-KATE B. HIXON, CLARA M. BURT, LOUISE HAZEN II-MARGARET B. PARKER, JESSIE AINIES, JENNIE JOSLIN III-HARRIET CONSTANTINE, CAROLINE SWARTOUT IV-SARAH H. BOGART, CORA A. SCOTT, CLARA FRANKE, LEONIE STAELIN V-AGNES CARR, ADA H. NIULLER, ELSBETH KROEBER VI-AMALXE ALTHAUS, EMMA BRYANT VII-ANNA FALK' HEDWIG SCHOENROCK, LOUISE TRIBIBLE VIII-ABBY B. BATES, E. FRASER STEWART, IVIABEL SOI-IMIDT Senior Adviser-JOSIE A. DAVIS GRADE ADVISERS OF BOYS I-FREDERIC ERNST II-FRITZ A. L. LEUCHS III-CHARLES A. MILLER IV-FRED C. XVI-IITE V-FRANK SURREY VI-XVILLARD SHANNAHAN VII--ARTHUR C. LEWIS VIII-JOHN M. AVENT I 61 H H NX W4 ' sail -I 0 U , L id. -AFR I v .945 X II L'II'JV l'l' . x I ,Q ..,.-A-575W . Q HONOR ROLL OF 1915 ' These students received an ZIVCTZIQIC Of 85 per CCIH. OI' more in their work during the four years of high school: 1.-BERLS, MAGIJALENA O. 2.-BUNSICK, NA1'.ALIE R. 3.-DAMNI, VVALTER 4.-FRIESS, HCJRI1XCE L. .-GINSI2L'RG, ISIIJOR .-GI..'XNTZf KIARGARET 7-GOI.OVlENSKY, LILLIAN 8.-HEERTJE, JEANETTE 5 6 9-H ERT EL, FR ED ERIKA XV. IO.-JAFFIN, CGERTRUDE M. '-LIVANT, JULIUS -RANDALL, JOHN HERNIAN -SCHACHTEL, VICTOR R. SCHNEIDER, EDNA SCHOIZNBRUD, ISDYV,-XRD -SHANKS, XVILLIANI G. -SIBERA, NIARY XKYOORHEIES, AQARIAN RI. -xVACIiSTIZ'I'TIZR, NELI,IE -VVELLS, JOHN A. SCHOLARSHIPS PLTLITZICR SCHOLARSHIP ISIDORE GINSISURG 'ISHONIAS l'XIL'Rl'HY CORNELL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP HARRY S. BIZRKUFF, A1-is JEANETTI2 HEERTJE. .41-rs L'LIL'S IAVANT, Yfgfiflllfllff' U TRN ELL STATIC SCHOLARSHIPS HARRY S. BERKOFF JEANETTE HIZERTJIC AARON NVEINSTEIN J. JESSE NADLIQR LEO GERSHOY FRANK ALEREIJ BALDWIN ROBERT DUROY SPEAR JACOB BACHOFF RALPH GUSTAVE ST.-KRKE JULIUS LIVANT VICTOR R. DALY JESSIE BICNICKUI. HONOR ROLL NEW' YORK UNIVERSITY ABRAHAM JAME College of Arts LOUIS HERSHKOWITZ ' College of Applied Sfienfe WALTER VV. DAINIM ROBERT D. SPE.-XR NEW YORK STATE SCHOLARSHIPS JOHN H. RANDALL VICTOR R. SCHACHTEL HORACE L. FRIESS MAGDELENA BERLS TJOHN H. WELLS JEANETTE HEERTJE WILLIAM G. SHANKS EDWARD SCHOENBROD ISIDOR GINsBL'RG EDNA M. SCHNEIDER XVALTER DANIN1 JULIUS LIVANT NATALIE BUNSICK GERTRL'DE JAFFIN EMANUEL EDELSTEIN CATHERINE ACCIJRSO g"'LOL'Is WECHSLER ESTHER DIAMOND HARRY BERKOFF ABRAHAM JAINIE RTARIAN VOORHEES 'Scholarship declined. ROBERT D. SPEAR THELEN BICKINSTRY ELIZABETH GEFFEN HELEN LABENSKY HARRY LEIN HAROLD DARLING EMIL GOERLICH JOSEPH D. NICCABE EVA PROPPER VICTOR R. DALY TALBERT XVOLHEIM LEO GERSHOY GEORGIA P. SCHAAF ELLA R.Al'PORT JESSE J. NADLER RAYMOND G. ZINCKGRAF RUSSEL C. LEWIS FR EDERIKA NV. H ERTEL VICTORIA IQRUSKAL RALPH G. STARKE COLLEGE OF NEXV ROCHELLE HELEN LOUISE KENDALL AVVARDS NEVV YORK LATIN CLUB ANVARD JOHN HERMAN RANDALL WALTER VV. DAMM, June, 1915 ALFRED MLILLER, Jan., UNITED GERMAN SOCIETIES MEDAL ALLIANCE FRANCAISE Y ICTORIA KRUSKAL 1915 l -Y r. MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION The past year for the hIorris High School Association has been one of gratifying activity, and the year to come, with its new and varied program, promises to be one of still greater interest. At the annual reunion in January, 1915, the officers who had the arduous and often discouraging task of organizing the new Alumni Association retired from oflice. hlr. Jansen, Kliss Thees and hir. Hulberg well deserved their honorary election to the Mor1'is Service League. The splendid, faithful Hpioneerl' work theq did, made it possible for the new oflicers to enter upon a new era of progress with new and undampened enthusiasm. The concert given in the Bronx Church House not long after the reunion was one We shall not soon forget. An excellent program by Well-known artists of high reputation was enthusiastically received by a large, appreciative audience. The net proceeds, over two hundred dollars, have considerably augmented our scholarship fund. A similar concert and dance is now being planned for next April. VVC hope you will all come. At the present writing, the interest of the Executive Committee is centered upon the January' 1916, reunion. All business Qexcepting, of course, the receiving of dues and new membersj is to be eliminated, and an entertaining program comprising a one-act sketch and musical numbers by former students of the School is to be substituted. Two weeks later, on Friday, January twenty-first, a business meeting will be held in the Library and there we hope to meet all who are interested in the school and in sympathy with the work of the Association. For February We are considering a monster lllorris theatre party and supper-this to supersede the annual dance, which for several years has not been quite satisfactory either socially or financially. Those who are particularly fond of dancing will find their opportunity after the April concert. 64 1 1 MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION We call on all loyal Morris alumni, former students and teachers to help keep the treasury full and our organization vigorously alive. Enroll and pay the dues of fifty cents a year. Support the one or two annual affairs we give for raising funds so that We may continue to assist our school in very definite Ways as we have in the past, awarding scholarships, trophies and medals, furnishing Service League pins,.and so that we may be ready to fill other needs that will arise. We hope that our 1916 program will accomplish all this and further promote sociability and good fellowship among those in whom the name of Morris High arouses feelings of gratitude, pride and loyalty. OFFICERS President ...... .... IX IRS. DANIEL A. PALMER Vice-President. . . .......... JOSEPH A. DANN Secretary ..... ..... E DITH M. lNIoRR1s Treasurer.. .......................... FRED HULBERG, JR. ALUMNI TROPHY DEBATE The Ninth Annual Inter-Society Debate for the championship of the school was held on the evening of Friday, November fifth. Music was furnished by the lVIorris High School Orchestra. The subject for the debate was, "Resolved: That the Federal Government should own and operate all inter-state railroads. CConstitutionality waivedjf' The Philologian Literary Society and the Alacris Debating Society, the societies which had successfully competed in the preliminary de- bates, held the affirmative and negative sides, respectively. P1-11LoLoGrAN-Ayjfirfnative ALAcR1s-N egatiiie IFTORACE L. FRIESS ARCHIE DAWSON JOHN H. RANDALL, JR. GEORGE L. COHEN VICTOR R. SHACHTEL HARRY BORODINSKY HoRAcE L. FRIESS RefutationARcH1E DAWSON MANUEL DITTENHEIMER Alternate MAX KONECKY The judges .after a brief consultation, announced the decision in favor of the Alacris. Mrs. Daniel Palmer, President of the Morris High School Association, awarded the trophy and medals to the winning team. The judges were Sanford Bettman, M. H. S. ,041 Joseph Dann, '10, and Fred Hulberg, Jr., ,OI. 65 Vu? LEAGUE RVICE IS SE MORR I' ssg u Q. . 1. U rl 'll Ill' 1 gn- ! 1 , ---I TW!!Eiif:g'i,,'i1!i:!EiiE!P"",alll li... The Morris Service League is a unique organization of students whose watchword is service to the school. The members have been chosen by teachers and students for public-spirited leadership, so that personality and responsibility distinguish this group of honor students. The purpose of the organization as set forth in the Constitution of the League is as follows: "The aim of the llorris Service League shall be to promote honorable conduct and the spirit of service through- out the school." The requirements for membership are: "That a student be regularly enrolled in the third or fourth year at the lllorris High Schoolg that he shall have rendered valuable service to the schoolg that he shall have a satisfactory record in scholarship and conduct." Nomination may be made by any teacher or by any student with the approval of a teacher. All candidates chosen by a majority vote of the committee of teachers shall be members of the League. The committee may remove any unworthy memberf' The valuable service of the League has already been demonstrated. lllembers have been delegated to help in the corridors and lunchrooms. to take charge of the wardrobes, and to assist in the library and in the office. Nlany are becoming proficient in the use of the typewriter and the mimeograph, and some assist in making programs. lllembers of the League have visited various high schools to investigate the value of a General Organization to the school, and the League has gone on record in favor of the General Organization. Last Nlay- the League held its first entertainment and dance in the girls' gymnasium, when they were the guests of the teachers. This proved to be a most enjoyable affair. lllonthly business meetings are held in which there is animated discussion of ways and means to further the interests of Morris. The members hope for increased opportunities to serve the school. They wish to express their appreciation of the invaluable assistance rendered to them by the Teachers' Committee, consisting of Nlr. Peabody, Chairman, Klr. Bogart, lllr. Foster, Kliss Franke, and lllrs. Falk. 67 Stella Levinsohn MORRIS SERVICE LEAGUE OFFICERS, 1915-16 Preszdenz ..... ..................... A BRAHAM W1NcoR Vice-President . . . .... ....... I DA GOTTLIEB Secretary ....... .... J OSEPH LEVINE Historian ........ .... H AROLD DAY Merzzber' at Large .............................. CARL WITHUS ACTIVE IVIEIVIBERS OF THE MORRIS SERVICE LEAGUE CLASS VIII. Henry Chapin +Charter M Catherine Borchers Iohn H. Jansen Thomas Capek Stella Cohn Eudice Elkind Fanny Kardowsky 'Courtland Otis Alfred Richardson Marie Syrkin Samuel Dillon Elizabeth Henderson Adelaide Sundmacher Lucille Winkopp Anna Kopekin Angus McCabe Isabelle Myerson Michael Kaufman Genevieve Mooney Erna Baxter Marion Robinson Isidore Rothstein 'joseph Sherry Harry Heidenreich Joseph Levine 'Raymond Martin 'Abraham Wincor Benjamin Rosensweig Isidore Rosensweig VVilliam Schaaf Marie Schappert CLASS VII. Ida Gottlieb Milton Hepner George Hutchins Mabelle Baker Bernard Lefkowitz Stella Levinsohn Carl VVithus embers. Harry Epstein Hattie Ginsberg Harry Borochow Jack Rosenblum Clara Steiner Harold Day Emanuel Epstein Margaret Heyman Corinne Horberg Mildred Morrison Rose Sermon CLASS VI. Peter Riccio Charles Morchand William Prager Sarah Russell Bertha Guttman Julius Horn Gertrude Jordan Tina Ludens Herbert Rauchfuss Dorothy Finkelbrand Helen Frank CLASS V. Lawrence Condon Edith Harvey Theodore Schoen Archie Dawson Sidney Diamond Robert Elsasser Arthur Heytow Edward Maher William Tripp Edith Adelson Clara Lerner john Mesrop LITERARY ff sncnimis THE GOODYVIN LITERARY SOCIETY. Graduation is the only power that levels the mighty Goodwin. This year it has struck off about halt the names on the Goodwin roll, Every Friday afternoon Room 211 resounds with our oratorv, our animated debates and the reading of original essays. Our programs have been most varied and interesting, modern authors, current events, development of countries, all have been discussed. The Goodwin has attained a high standard in the past. VVe want to keep that high standard, therefore we call for new members, new invigorating forces to help this Club to live up to its splendid tradi- tions. Loyal llorrisites, we await your response! Become Good- winitesl OFFICERS, FEBRL'ARYfkIU N If, IQI 5 15-esidwzf ..... . . .,ADEI,I.I2 KTIRCHIN Viva'-Prexid1'11t . . .... ll'IARIE SEPKIN Seeremry .... .... E UDICE ELKIND Treasurm- .... H.ARRY AXELROD Censor . .. ........................... Bliss HALL OFFICERS, SEPTEMBER, 1915-JANUARY, 1916 President ...... .... . ...... I SABELLE MYERSON Vice-Presiflwif .. .... HlfI,EN GROMBECKER Sen-etary ..... ........ E DITH HARVEY Treasurer . . . . .EUDICE ELKIND Censor .... . . . ..... MISS HALL 69 B I ' f Wi W e GOIJDVVIN LITERARY SOFIETY ALACRIS SOCIETY I I Alarria Erhating Snrirtg During the last year, the Alacris Debating Society has rapidly pro- gressed in its earnest endeavors to live up to the name "Alaeris". We chose the name "Alacris" for our society because it means the "Spirit- ed"' which all true Alacrisites are. The club was started by Freshmen students in February, 1914, and has increased its membership so rapidly that two divisions had to be formed in February, IQIS, a Junior and a Senior. The keynote of our success lies in our achievements in the Inter- Society Tournament. We have successfully competed against the Illorris and Goodwin Debating Societies, and as this goes to press we are preparing for the championship debate with the Philologian De- bating Society. The lacris divisions possess monthly papers. The Hlacris Spirit and the Erho are composed of literature written by Alacrisites. Last term we edited a mimeographed isfue which scored a great success throughout the school. Qur Society frequently presented programs in the School Assem- blies. VVe also held a very successful spread and entertainment at the last meeting of the previous term. Our meetings help to bring pleasantly to a close the weekys work in school. XVe have debates and impromptu discussions on popular topics, also musical numbers, mock trials and sketches. VVe owe our success in great part to the sincere and beneficial aid of our Censor, Dr. Rosenberg. For his untiring interest in our behalf we extend our thanks and appreciation. SENIOR DIVISION Feb., IQI5-IIIIIC, IQI5 Sept., 1915-Feb., 1916 ARCHIE IDAYVSON .......... Preyidrnf ....... HARRY BORODINSKY JESSICA FLAXNIAN ....... I'irr-Prfavident. .GERTRUDE FINKELSTEIN GEORGE L. COHEN ......... Serremry .......... SAMUEL CI-IASSY GERTRUDE FINKELBRAND. . .Trmsnrvr ...... INIORMAN LIVINGSTON JULIUS SHEFTEL I HARRY BORODINSKY SCIIIIIVIIIFIZ Pl'Iigl'IllI1 CUNLBEATRICE HURXW'ITZ NORMAN LIVINGSTON ....... Edirol- ........... ERVVIN NIANHEIM JUNIOR DIVISION-SEPT.. IQI5 Prfyiflmf ........................ . ....... HARRY ROSENFELD Vim'-P1'e.vidr'11I . . . . .ZENADA DRABKIN Secretary .... .... IV IEYER ASTROWITZ Treasurer . .... PHILLIS BERGER Editor ................... . . . . . .RAYMOND WOLFE Chairmrm of Program Com. ........ .... IX TAX KONECKY 71 R' I' I .MC -wi i X-jfyzifp' .TQ new BAT5 r LITERARY SQCIETY Although we are working under great difliculties, the members of the Philologifm literary Society hope to wccomplish much in the field of litera- ture. But besides this, we are aiming especially to obtain proficiency in the art of debating. Every VVednesday afternoon, at the close of school, we meet in Room 4.10. and there gladly Welcome into our ff f I X " LL. Q ,B Qu 'fr' o ii il i ln X Y fi le i ! l ' .. F L T j Ni 1 Pr "' L----..A-.-A 4 Y I w s' 'Q ' A " Q, pages fe C uILoLoG1AN-- ,-f CY is ,- . 'G i ll f W fe., -2" .I l L i fx K 1 1 C , I ' hill' .P rllhhlll " 'lk l ECLAMATIOIJ " 1 12. lu . -0 1 I aliiwiri :ctw H ECT U D 6 ffrqs . W2 1 n Q J t. 7' .--........... Liihlmg little group, all those interested in our work. VVe Want to interest the younger members of the school, as well as Seniors, in our organization. It is the former upon whom all re- sponsibility of the coming years will rest. At present the officers are: President ........ HELEN I. FRANK Vice-Presidwzz . . .E. DITTENHEIMER Secretary ............. E. MANDEL Treasurer .... AGNES R. C. SEGRAVE Lay Me111ber'. .GENEVIEVE MOONEY 72 PHII.OI,OGI.-'KN LITERARY SOCIETY QUI VIVE LITERARY SOCIETY Uhr Qbui Hive Eiterarg Snririg The Qui Vive Literary Society was organized at the beginning of the Spring Term of 1915 and from that time has continued to advance rapidly. Its purpose is to attract the pupils of lklorris High School to literary work: debating, writing, and readingg and also to teach them the appreciation of what is really worth while in literature. When the Club was first organized, twenty-five members were enrolled. The growth since then has been surprising. Besides pre- senting interesting programs at our own meetings, we made our first bow to the public in the Auditorium when we gave a program consist- ing of the life and works of the Bengalese poet, Rabindranath Tagore. Cn June fourth we had a lllark Twain Day, to which outsiders were invited. This autumn, at the reorganization meeting, it was found necessary to separate into a Junior and Senior division. The new younger club is doing excellent work, while the Seniors are adhering to the same high aims as those of last term. The Club owes thanks for its progress to the kind and helpful co- operation of lVIiss Schmidt, its Censor, and to the loyalty and earnest- ness of its officers and members. OFFICERS, FALL TERM, 1915 Senior Division. Junior Division. PAUL LEVVINSON. . . ..... President ....... GEORGE J. HOFFMAN OTTO INGMAN. . . . . . Vina-President ......... ALVIN WIENER HARRY KRCJMAN ...... .... S fn-nary ..... RosAi.iNo GREEN RAUM YETTA MARKOWITZ ....... Treasurer. . . ...... SOLOMON TUNICK ARNALDO LAGUARDIA. . .Sergeant-ai-Arms ......... HAROLD GIBBS Crnxor Cboth divisionsj, Miss SCHKIIDT 74 A H H U Ab ' RBTGRIGQL DNTEST THE ANNUAL ORATORICAL CONTEST The Eleventh Annual Contest in Oratorv took place in our Andi- torium on Friday evening, 31:13 21, IOI5. This was the interesting progrzun 1 PROUR.-UNI lN'IusiC .,,.,........,.....,...,.,... .....,.... O rchestra A Plea for the llliterate Immigrant ..,, ,,..., L awrence Fertig lN1editations on the Present VVar .... ...... B lanche Mencher The Race Problem ..........,..... ..,. N ormnn YV. Robinson YVar and Patriotism ..,......... ..,....... E udice Elkind Violin Solo . ..,....... ..,lVlorris Rahinowitz Ideals vs, Dollars .,....,... ,.... H oruce I.. Friess YVar .....,,.........,,..... ..,,, N ellie VVaChstetter PatriotisrnhHovs and XVhv .... .,.. N 'ictor R. Sehachtel The Last NVar of Mankind ........,....... ...... A Armand Hammer The judges were Rev. George Strohaver, S. Fordham Univer- sitvg lllr. Henry R. Pyne, Evander Childs High School, and Kliss Klnrgzrret A. Klein, Flushing High School. The victorv was awarded Armand Hammerg honorable mention was received bv Horace L. Friess und Victor R. Schachtel. 75 QQRRI ff Sax ' DE BATING J 'WEKWW Q 3 ,y ii FUCIET gf J , Y X. Knowing that you llorrisites are quick to take advantage of all that progresses in the literary field, We feel sure that your attention has been directed to the work of the llorris Debating Society. Our weekly meetings are made interesting by debates on current and school topics, recitations and readings. During the last year, we won a series of debates from the Stuyvesant Debating Society. VVe attribute our success to the encouragement and unfailing aid of our Censor, llliss Andrews. VVe are sorry that bliss Andrews cannot be with us this term. However, We are looking forward to a bright future with our new Censor, lN'Iiss Strum. The great work of the term will be the choosing of a representative team. All members are eligible. As our ranks have been depleted by graduation, we most cordially invite all interested llflorrisites to membership. OFFICERS President .,... . . .SIDNEY R. DIAMOND I'irf-Prrsidwif .. .... HANNAH GEFFEN Sf'U'1'1'ary .... ......... A NNE PELTIN 71l't'I!.Y1H'l'I' . . . . .LEONARD lVIENAKER ls1DoR ,TANZER Program Conzmiltee. . . g H,ANNAH GEFFIN LOUIS WAGNER, Clldifllldll 76 MORRIS DEBATING SOCIETY ART HISTORY CLUB -i-1 ni . u.. illl r...r- f-P'-n 'I-7 I M112 i+i.fi.oP'y lll ' 1 1i Ve .- THIS ART HISTORY CLUB If you have an artistic temperament now is the time to develop it in the Art History Club. This Club was organized by hlr. Smith and Z1 nucleus of seven girls for the purpose ot enjoying the artistic resources of our School :ind the City. VVe take zidvzintzige of the opportunities offered us by the use of lzmtern slides :ind all other materials available for the study of art and history. Our meetings have been mzule very interesting by talks on Spanish. Greek :intl Dutch zirt. These talks have been illustrated by stereoptieon views. YVe took several trips to museums and other places of interest. This Club is much indebted to Xlr. Smith, bliss lllorse, Nfiss Con- stantine, bliss Van Allen, Klr. Avent :ind hir. Ritter, for it was with their kind zissistzuice that our meetings were mzide enjoyable and our Club zi success. The oflicers for this term ure: Pr1'xidwif ..... ...... C L.-XRA STEIN ER Iliff'-IJI'f'.S'fIll'lIf . . . . lSAIlELI,li STEINECKE Se1'1'1'!11ry ..... . . .RUTH CHLUCKNIAN Tzwzsizz-rr , . . . .Bii1,L.-x Sii.vi2Rx1i-xx 78 EWHEE .1 I' The Clio-Civics Club possesses two bulletin boards. One is in the girls' basement and the other is iu the boys, basement. Daily, upon these bulletins, enthusiastic Clio members post clever and attract- ive cartoons and articles gleaned from the various newspapers and magazines. If you are interested in the contents of these clippings of political importance, you are invited to become a member of the Clio-Civics Club. The programs of our meetings include debates, impromptu dis- Cussions, mock trials and lectures. During the last year, members of the Clio were privileged to hear lectures delivered by Klr. Smith- and F. lXIorton of the hlanhattan Single Tax Club. XVe heartily extend our thanks to Klr. Smith for his interest in the Club. CLIO-CIVICS CLUB 79 lin Qlrrrlv iliranraia Le Cercle Francais is our newly organized French club. It was formed for the purpose of furthering interest in the French language and literature, and its members speak only French during the meet- ings. All students taking the third year of the language are eligible. The Club meets Tuesdays, Room 214. OFFICERS President ..... ...... A NNA KoPEK1N lffire-Presidenz . , ,..,.... MXJLLIIE QEOLOMB Secretary .... . . .JOSEPHINE STRUNSKY ll'f-easurer . . ....... ISABELLE NIEYERSON Censors . . . , . ..vl1ss ARMAND, lvhss Korn 3 , 430915. 1 Q , ,, fi ff 2231-is i , ' - Vt, ,,,,li tw, ., . Y ,F SU, LE CERCLE FRANCAIS S0 illllnrrin Bnrtzrher Herrin The Dfutsrher Verein has just completed a particularly active year. Reorganized last October with only three old members, it now has over Hfty names on its roll. The programs of the fall meetings were devoted chiefly to German literature and included illustrated lectures on the Rhine, Weimar. Berlin, and Nuremberg. Christmas was celebrated with a German Weihnarlzfsbnunz and appropriate songs and recitations. In the winter the members of the Verein gladly availed themselves of the opportunity to see two German plays at the Irving place The- atre, lllliflllfl 'von Barnhelm and Der Prinz won Hamburg, and, later in the year, themselves undertook the presentation of a couple of dramatic sketches. One of these, Doktor Allwissend, adapted by Miss Schoedde, was given in the Junior Assembly. The advent of May brought the pleasure of a Kaffee Klatsch with spring decorations and an attractive program. The clubls annual outing was held at Pelham Bay Park on the 12th of June, with a large attendance of members and their friends. The Verein takes this opportunity to express its gratitude to its Censor, lVIiss Tilley, for her unfailing interest, which alone has made possible this successful year. Moiuus DEUTSCHER VEREIN 81 if . iv ' ' v I J f ,J J let ITIILIIMIH r I IQ. l +. Wy' my THE MORRIS POSTER CLUB Another year lull of fun and glory has gone by. XVe of the KI. P. C. work hard, but we always have plenty of time-and inclination- for fun. In the Street Cleaning Iixhibition Poster Contest, R. Spear of Rifle 'Ileam fame, and Zelenko won medals. In the Commercial Poster Contest for the members of the KI. P. C., Spear and Kaplan took first place and Bunsiek second. Miss Ames presented them with llash-lights as prizes. In the Inter-Scholastic Drawing Contest, held at De YVitt Clinton, Ur. Haney put up a prize of fifty cents for those alternates who were present but were not actively engaged. Kaplan won that fifty cents. At the end of the season the Poster Club gave an exhibition plus a spread. The works of Spear, Bogart, Spitz, Hunsick, bliss Gromf beeker, Raekow, Clarke, and other notables, were admired by' the many invited guests. It has been a very brsy and happy year. VVe hope for an even busier and happier year. it that is possible, in 1016. my 82 l OFFICERS OF THE POSTER CLUB I5-usidwzt ..... ........... A LLEN SPITZ S4'n'etary-Trrfasuz11 .... HELEN GROBIBECKER Censor .... . ........ MISS AMES POSTER CLUB 83 Uhr iflllnrrin Printing Svquah ' The Morris Printing Squad is an organization in force for ten years. It is composed chiefly of members of Grades I and II. The requirements for memhership are good scholarship and good character. This organization prints for the school, official programs, letters, forms, and much other matter that the need of the moment demands. For the clubs and teams it prints signs and posters. The officers are: Honorary Manage:-. . . .... ABRAHAM WINCOR Manager- .......... . . .JOSEPH SHERRY Assistant Manager. . . . . 1 .PETER RICCIO Momus PRINTING SQUAD 84 he ' 1 1 5 Q E 2- 5 I ,AQ V - .-.--y,-gsufsaevaive:issue-r:av:m':Avn0'5:awaarfn-Nmimsxswn. -.M W M- - ii' " -1111111111588-9 ?ii ""f"'t"f"-' 1 U" .- e - , E 931' -I T" 'f 'lg if - 65 . ' 125' h '.-5 ' - -J.--y.-.3:uni. 1 , - cj 1 l :ag ' ' ' ' " ' A " ,a..,.....J. -1-M iff. 1 In IQIS the Science Club reorganized, starting the tenth year ot its existence, and added to its already large stock of tradition. In our meetings we discuss modern scientific topics. During the year we visit factories and plants to see the wonders of science applied to industry. This last year we had the unusual opportunity of visit- ing a glass Works, where we saw the process of blowing glass in actual progress. Beside the instructive value of these excursions, the meme hers of the Science Cluh derive a good measure of fun from them. lVe want a large membership this school year and all who desire to learn more of the wonders of modern science. and who wish to realize our motto, "Science is the law of the universe," should join this happy set of Hhiolly good fellows." OFFICERS lJI'l'3'il1JF11f ...... ....... l l.XR0l,U lln' l'irrf-Prwiflwif . . . . .FFHEOIJORE 'l'o'rTI'- Swrrr'rf1ry . . .VVII.l,I,-XXI Scirmr Cwzixoz' . 554 V+- J-fr gr 2, A Ulf' ,Xu-I My s 7 sx 1 85 . NUR. NI. D. Sonox CLUB mdyp- MVA.. . ya-rmaemm P GI RLS' XATL'RALIS'l'S CLU I3 The Girls' Naturalists Club was organized by such pupils who were imbued with a desire to study Nature and extend their knowl- edge of Biology. Entrance to the Club xx as accorded to all students receiving an average of A or li in Biologyg and a large membership was the result. During the entire course, many trips to the green fields were taken under the supervision of our Censor. Linder her guidance and care, the work became entertaining, interesting and instructive. At the meetings debates were arranged and discussions encouraged on topics of importance. Klany interesting essays and recitations were prepared and delivered by the members. The Club issued a paper consisting of poems- essays and knocks. which proved to be a great success. The name of this publication is "News From Naturef' Q All entitled to enter are cordially invited to join. Q A 1 ess Girlz' Naturalist 0111111 OFFICERS, FEBRUARY-JUNE, 1915 Prexident .................................. JULIA GOLDBERG Vive-President . . . ..... VIRGINIA TINSLEY Secretary ....... ........ E LSIE JACOBI Treasurer .... ..... A NNA PARKER .Editor .. . . .PAULINE HIRSH Censor ........ ............. ........... R I ISS WEINSTEIN OFFICERS, SICPTEBIISER, 1915-JANUARY, 1916 President ........ ........... J ULIA GOLDBERG Vic?-Pnfxidffnt . . Sf'c'1'z'tary ....... . . . ...PAULINE I-IIRSH .ROSALIND LEVIN Treasurer .... ....... E LSIE LANG Editor ., .... RUTH DAVIDSON Cfnsor .... KIISS XVEINSTEIN GIRLS, N.-YI'UR.Xl.IST CLUB 87 WW! m y . ,ps ,,.,,.,, The Rflorris Biology Club is Continuing the very interesting work which it has been doing for the past years. Last term's program. including a debate on "ls YVar a Biological Necessityfl' discourses on Darwin and a few lectures on Huxley, attracted a large number of pupils to the meetings. This term the Club meets in Room Ilj at 1:30 o'eloek, on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Our Censor, bliss Kroeber, is working with us. All pupils who have eompleted one year of Biology are eligible to become members. The officers for the term, September to February. are: P:-miflwzi ...... . . .FLORENCE EDELAILTTH Ir'irff-l'1-mdfffzr . . . . .BIQATRICE Scrftfmeii Sef1'1'1'r11'y ..... .... E STH ER ETTINGER TI'l'Il.K'lll'l'I' . . . . .ANNA Pvscnxorr v"' Go? M4952 'SMR 9 is 4 88 BIOLOGY CLUB ARACHNE CLUB P It MJ! X We K l up-, LA lim., The members of the Arachne Club are very busy just now knitting and erocheting scarfs for the Red Cross. This is the hrst time the Club has undertaken such wurkg heretofore we embroidered, sewetl or crocheted pretty things for our own use. The Club bought mfhe Life of Alice Freeman Palmerfl and we are reading it aloud during our meetings. XVhen we have finished the volume we intend to give it to the school library. The Club is preparing for an exhibition of the work, which will take place some time after the Christmas Vacation. The officers are: 15-r'.s-izlffzzf ..... . . .MILIJRED BIORRISON Iliff'-lJI'!'Sidl'Ilf . . ........ ALNI,1X Clil,IA Snwifzz-y .... . . .NIIRIANI IQONISCKY Trmxzzrw- . . . . . PAULINIE SORIN Cwzmr . . . ..... Mrss LAN! 03 50 it -- gait 9265 pl! 4 My if l'lIIll1E ,?,71g.s ffar-.7 Emnnmri 1 gy ' Ll.IU last EN: . QQ M .ig Q , . E I U l . - rwu-wc-c-,vyn The Home Economics Club meets in Room 304, the second Friday of every month. All girls who have cnmpletecl one term of Ucnuestic Science are eligible for iueinhership. The object of the Club is to carry on the Social side of the home trzxining. Ifzich meeting takes the form of some social entertainment. including games. refresh- ments and serving. suitnhle for use at home or :lt cluhs. OFFICERS Pnfsizlfffzt ...... 1Yil't'-ljI'f'Xidt'IIf ................. Sfvrwfrzry and Tl'l'l1,S'I1!'t'I' .......... . CllHil'II1Hll of Rf'-fz'f'.x'l1l11vf1f Cozzmliffw. . . Cllllliflllllll of 1Jt't'0I'Ilfi0lI Cfmlnlilfw. . . , . Cll!1iI'llI!III of l':1lft'I'fIIil11I1l'1lf Cl'llll1llfff1'!', . . wllllll 'lf' 91 T9 ' L, llllll . .Gnuws RICHHOLD .. .ICLSIE RITTINGER . . . . .Lois RI,xCLrzon ILLIANOR IXICCEARRY .NI.'X'I'HII,DI2 KIITCIIIZL .E1,iz,xN0R CJILLIGAN jk . letirlfzmrffisrea . The graduation in June, IQIS, occasioned the loss of several of the most valued members of the Orchestra. Fortunately, this term's recruits are unusually numerous and promising, so that the Grchestra as reorganized, is back to its old form. Owing to the double session plan, double rehearsals are necessary, but the playing of the Orchestra shows no evidence of deterioration. The membership as we go to press is: Violin: lsadore Aronowitz, Josephine Baudes, Florence Berman, Jacob Brickman, Valentine Braun, Nathaniel Davis, Olga Eisenstadt, VValter Freed, Dorothy Friedman, VVm. Goldat, Louis Goldfarb, Charlotte Haupt, lldildred Horberg, Helen Kantor, Eugene Kardos, Sam C. Koffsky, Jessie Liss, Louis Hleltsner, Julius Peskin, Sarah Rabinowitz, Sidney Rabinowitz, Anna Rosenzweig, VVilliam Schnei- der, George Stollberg, Sadie Savadkin, Ruth VValter, Abraham VVeiss, Estelle Yoels. Viola: Irving Kaplan, lsidore Rothstein. Cello: Joseph Lenzer, lsidore Dicker. lJ'r1.vs.' Benjamin llliller. Clarinet: Ronnaldo Di Giorgio. Cornet: Robert Elsasser, Leo Freund. Drzmzs: Herbert Lowenthal. Piano: Ida Gottlieb, Jessie Rosenfeld, Benjamin Nliller. Conductor: Edwin S. Tracy. Urgmzist: Anna ll. Palmer. Librarirzn : VVm. Goldat. .t , P' ,A , at 1 ,mg A. as 2 ," A "'1.f ' 4' ggi K bf Q' :I v ,ff S . K 0 --P. QI ,f 'Q' l my ie . ., 4 .p ,ii 92 . fsgf JL' A, URCH Ii9'I'R X I5 gag-an if ll. GLEE CLUB ein X no if J . W, .X " ff ily A f V V' . TH IC GLE If CLU B Since the publication of last year's Annual, the Glee Club has been heard in two musical events. Un Friday evening, lllay 14th, "The Rose llflaidenf' a cantata by Frederic H. Cowen, was sung. The performance was so successful that a repetition was given on llay 28fll, the two concerts netting 5180 for the school fund. The choruses were sung with the utmost precision and delicacy of shading, While the fact that the solos were allotted to ten individuals speaks well of the abundance of talent in the organization. The soloists were: Klisses Selma Cahn, Jennie Colucci and Ida Gottlieb, sopranosg Lillian Ehrlich, Jennie Kraushaar, contraltosg lllessrs. Charles Fayer and Herman Schulman, tenors, and Klorris Bilgore- baritone. The difficult accompaniment was beautifully played by Bliss Anna NI. Palmer, at the organ, while to hilr. Edwin S. Tracy, conductor, is due the thoroughness of preparation and artistic rendering of the choruses, as well as the coaching of the soloists. On lllay 29th. the Club sang at the Joseph Rodman Drake cele- bration, held in the Auditorium, at which time was presented the setting to this poets "American Flagf' especially: composed by hir. Tracy for this occasion. ff' 94 D '5 -QT Q I .nf-xc , X -J z it III .. Im.. III MORRIS HIGH SCHOOI, A'l'HI,IC'I'IC ASSOCIATION There have been times when Klorris students considered the aths letic season successful if some team won a City Championship. It that was success in athletics, there are no terms lofty enough to describe the splendid work of the past season. Every sport was repre- sented by an excellent and well-balanced team. Inter-class competi- tion was unusually keen. Excellent results were obtained in the Freshmen athletics. Evidence was given that the aim of the athletic instructors was more fully realized than ever before, for the boys of the past season were more nearly all-around athletes. Every one of us at Klorris should he proud of the athletic side of our school. Thanks must be given to the Faculty Athletic Committee. which helped to make the success possible and give to Morris the name of a school with "clean" athletics. I'll'll.1.Ill1lt'. IVHONI.-XS NI.-XNLY . . RoBi3RT SPEAR ..... HERAIAN SCHDLNI.-XY kXBR.'XH.-XXI XV1xeoR . HARol,n STARKM,-xN . RALPH ST,-XRKE . . . . slosizlfn Rosi2NBi2RoER OIFFICICRS Pl'f'.l'iIll7IIf Sefwf.-Jan. .. ICi,Lio'r'r B.-XI,l.liSTIIER Vinf-Pz'es11lwzf . . . ,ABRAIIANI XXHNCUR Sen-etnry. . KI.-WH Ew ROSENRERGIER Treat-111'w'. . ...... Is1noR LIZMBECK llirfnrifzn . .Isinoiz A. Rosizxzwmo Sr. Repmuwiffzfiee .... -IACK XVEIN n izmizn Jr. Rtfpf-e.vw1ff1fit'w.. josmfn Rosexismzciza 'I T , X in vtumaus UMW ,7 I XX J Q KX 1, 'X 'ex ,, SNK incorfgsineu , "' F AMEPJQV M -f ff-3-f A EMT F N ' ' uf 4 1 if ie' 1 , 5134 1 -, g f X -feat ' . 'N ,ff '14 B , - - " wc. ajjr at 4? ii . K: Ng S es .- ' xy The lllorris Ride Club was organized in 1907 for the promotion of rifle shooting among the boys of Xlorris. Since that year the Club has never experienced so succesfful a season as the one just past. Through the ellorts of the members, many boys have learned the use of firearms, and teams worthy of the name of Klorris have been formed. Un January 6, 7 and 8, 1915, the Club held the Tenth Annual Invitation Shoot at the Seventy-first Regiment Armory. A large num- ber of prizes for individual competition were contributed by manu- facturers and prominent men. Four team matches were arranged, the medals for these being donated bv the Club. Although several hundred boys from all the high schools ot the city competed in both team and individual events, most of the individual prizes and all the team events were won by Klerris. The Uu Pont Cup, emblem of the Rifle Club Championship of New York, was easily won bv the Klorris Rifle Club Team. At the Sportsman Show, held in February, the Nlorris team cap- tured all six team events. Besides this, every member of the Club and several other hlorris boys made their Junior Blarlcsman, the total number far exceeding any other school. In order to again win the VVingate Cup, given to the school having the most marksmen and sharp-shooters, the Club offered medals to the boys of the class making the greatest number of points in propor- tion to the numl-.er of boys, each marksman to count two points each. sharp-Shooter three. After a struggle covering three months, Class 7-6 was victorious by a small margin. Another feature of the year was the Annual Armory Handicap Shoot, open fnlv to members of the hlorris Rifle Club. It was held in hlay at the range of the Second Field Artillery and covered a yo 'A MORRIS RIFLE CLUB period of two days. Gold medals were given for first and high actual score and a silver medal for second. The results were: First-Roland Reppert. Second-Anton Labriola. High Actual-Ralph Starke. Never in the history of the Morris Rifle Club have so many innova- tions been attempted in one year nor has the Club ever been more successful. The Invitation Shoot and the Inter-Class Competition were entirely new to the present members of the Club. The Rifle Club Shoot was never carried on on such a large scale before. Yet all three of these were great successes. To lllr. Smith and lllr. Shannahan, our Coach and Censor, we owe a great deal for their help in accomplishing such fine results and we extend our gratitude and thanks to them. The Morris Rifle Team made its debut this season by capturing the Du Pont Prize at the Peekskill Ranges. This represents the out- door championship of New York State. The prize is awarded the five-man team shooting the highest score at a distance of 200 and 300 yards. The Morris five won out with a record-breaking score of 215 out of a possible 250, from a field of sixteen competing teams. Captain Condon was high man, with a score of 45 out of 50. C. Otis and J. Jacobs placed in the individual match, taking fourth and fifth places, respectively, thereby winning the medals given by Brig.-Gen. lNIcClosky. Great credit for this victory is due our Coach, lllr. Smith, and our Captain, L. Condon, for putting the team in shape for the match. The team consisted of: Lawrence Condon CCapt.D, Julius Jacobs, Courtlandt Otis, Henry Chapin, and Alfred Richardson QMgr.D. OFFICERS-RIFLE CLUB Feb.-June. , Sept.-Jan. ROLAND REPPERT .... . . .Pflfsident .... .... C OURTLANDT Ons JOSEPH LEVINE .... .... S ecrftary .... ..... H ENRY CHAPIN COURTLANDT OT1s. . . . . .Treasurer .... .... E DWARD MAHER 97 1 THE RIFLE TEAM Each year the lylorris Rifle Teams win trophies and championships. and keep up the lyiorris standardg but the team of 1914.-15 made such a great record that there is no comparison with any other squad which has represented the school. In the past the Morris team has won a majority of the prizes put up for competition. However, during the past year, out of fifteen trophies competed for in this city, lXIorris won fourteen, and yielded the other by a margin of one point! These, added to the nine permanent trophies already won, make lNIorris the holder of twenty-three of the twenty-four shooting trophies of New York City. The team acquired the first trophy at Peekskill, October 24, in the Outdoor Tournament. After an exciting match, lVIorris won the Du Pont Trophy with 205, beating Curtis by eight points, and break- ing the old record of IQ2. In the Individual lwarksman lVIatch, Starke took second place, with 87 out of IOO. Daly was fifth and Reppert eighth. Seven llorris boys qualified as junior llarksmen. Meanwhile the Sub-Target Tournament was progressing. Both the first and second teams won the INTanhattan-Bronx-Richmond division without a defeat. They then shot against Erasmus Hall in 4 98 THE RIFLE TEA114 a series for the City Championship. The first team lost both matches, by one point, 268-267 and 259-258 were the scores. By this, Erasmus won the VVhitney Trophy. The second team, however, won both matches, by 166-164 and 170-165, thus winning the Sub- Target Banner. In the last match they set a new second team record. having previously tied the old one of 169. The teams' record for the sub-target season, including practice matches, was: First team, won 1 1, lost 3g second team, won IO, tied 1, lost 1. Armory practice was begun in Thanksgiving week. The team was soon in great form, and at the lX'Iorris Invitation Shoot, January 7, 8, 9, 1915, lVIorris won all of the five team matches and 20 of the 45 individual prizes. New records were made in each match. The VVorld Trophy became ours with 291, The Du Pont Cup was won for the first time, with 338. The N. R. A. Cup was taken, with 8893 the Kieth Cup, by Levine and Reppert, with 127, and the Defendam Second Team Trophy, with 260. In each match, Curtis was a close second, except in the Kieth match, in which llorris teams finished second and third. Class A was won by Condon, with 199 x 210, and Levine was second with 195. Reppert took fourth, Daly sixth, and Arnold ninth. Daly, on one of his strings, made a record for 75 feet of 67 x 70. Class B, for second-teams members, was won by Starke, with 184, with the other four IVIorris second-team boys next. In Class C, for non-team members, the lIorris tyros won ten of the fifteen prizes. The next tournament was the Sportsman's Show, held at the Grand Central Palace, February 20-28. In these matches also, IN'Iorris made a clean sweep of the trophies, setting new standards in each match. 'The Standard Bearer was won with 1520 x 1600. In this match, Ex-Captain Reppert proved that he is the greatest schoolboy rifle-shot in the country, when he made the marvelous score of 199 x 200, hitting the half-inch bullseye IQ out of 20 times at 50 feet, under the most trying conditions of excitement and competition. Another mark was boosted skyward in the Peters lIatch, when the Bronx gunners shot 968 x 1000. The VVinchester Cup came next, Morris leading with 1146 x I200. The Du Pont lNIatch, for teams of four, was won by lVIorris with 266 x 280. The second team almost got them with 264, and Curtis was third. This score put the old record of 253 into the discard. Arnold. of the second team, shot 69 x 70, a new record for the match. The New York State Cup, for the New York Championship, was next won with 1876 x 2000, the ten members of the team winning their HlVI"s. This made the 99 THE RIFLE TEAM fifth record to go, the old mark being 1821. In all the matches but the Du Pont, Curtis was a close second, and the lVIorris second team third. Roland Reppert led the team with an average of 195. He also won the U. M. C. Challenge Cup for the second time, with 2260 X 2300, with the title of City Champion. Condon and Daly of lVIorris were close up. In the individual matches, Reppert won the Saks watch, Starke the Schoverling shotgun, Labriola the Macy rifle, I. Condon the Davega knife, and Daly the camping kit. Second place was obtained lv' Spear in the Taylor match, L. Condon in the Remington, and Geisler in the Macy. From the Invitation Shoot, the lVIorris team went home loaded down with cups, medals and prizes. In competition with schools from all over the United States, we were not so successful. In the N. R. A. Tournament, although the team was far above the average of former years, we tied for third place with Stoneham flYIass.D H. S., with six matches won and three lost. The series was won by Iowa City H. S., with Deering H. S. CPortland, lXIe.J second. However, when competing with schools having military drill and daily armory practice, we are at a disadvan- tage. In the Astor Match, for the U. S. Championship, which Morris won in 1910, we were fourth, although we broke our own record of 951 with 965. Stoneham won with 989, Iowa City was second with 972, Roswell QNew lVIexicoD NI. A. was third with 970, and we were fourth with 965. The last competition of the year was for the VVingate Cup. For the sixth consecutive year, IVIorris triumphed, with 75 Marksmen and 37 Sharpshooters, or 261 points. Erasmus, with 139 points, was second. Thus with a victory the season closed, and most of the IQI4-I5 team will represent Nlorris no more. But with such a splendid second team to succeed them, we must predict continued success. The boys who made the ten-man team and won their "Mus were: Edward Geisler CCaptainD, Robert D. Spear CManagerD, Roland Reppert, Ralph Starke, Joseph Levine, John Condon, Lawrence Condon, Victor Daly, Frank Arnold, and Anton Labriola. The 1915-16 team will be led by Lawrence Condon, Captain, and Alfred Richardson, lWanager. Frank Arnold was elected Captain, but did not return to school in September. Robert Johnston was selected Assistant lVIanager. To the officials of the Second Battery we are grateful for the use of their range, and we must also thank Mr. Donald Smith, who gave up much of his time throughout the year to act as our Coach. 100 THE RIFLE TEAJI INTER-CLASS RIFLE TOURNAMENT In an endeavor to keep the VVingate Trophy at BIorris, the Rifle Club planned an inter-class tournament. The plan was this: Those hoys qualifying as Sharpshooters would gain three points each, while those qualifying as Nlarksmen would gain two points each. The total numher of points for each class, divided hy the number of hoys in the class, gave the average. There was keen competition among the classes and the outcome was not decided until Friday, April 30, IQI5. The winners of this tournament were the boys of Class 7-3. There were ten boys in the class, four Sharpshooters and six lIarksmen. The former were Heidenreich, B. Rosenzweig, I. Rosenzweig, and Satirg the 1'Iarksmen were Dillon, Horowitz. lXIacCahe, lwartin, Rescorl, and Reis, all of whom won hronze fohs, the prizes of the tournament. Second to Class 7-3 was Class 4-3. represented hy fourteen hoys: Abbot, Fishgrund, Hintlley, Rutz. llleher, CKIarksmenlg Brandt, Chess, Dwyer, Alones, Kerr, Levy. lXIcGrath, Pisocreta, and Sancleroff, CSharpshootersj. em? 101 5 . t . '-xr I. RIFLE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS, Class 7-3. 2. BASEBALL TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS 3. BASKETBALL 'TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS, Freshman Division 102 Bi gui' 4' 44 Kb ihliii I l lilil THE FRESHMAN BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT The Freshman Basketball Tournament of 1914, under the direction of lllr. Elkan, was very successfully played. Great interest was taken in the tournament by both teachers and pupils. It was necessary to play about forty games to decide the championship. The last game of the schedule filled the entire gymnasium and was finally decided in favor of Class 2-IO, by a score of I7 to 8. Grabslcy and Ginsberg of the winning team were at their best in both offence and defence. The school medal was awarded to the following team: Ginsberg, L. F.g Grabsky, C.g Rabinowitz, R. F.g Thousendfriend. L. G4 Finsberg, R. G. Substitutes, VVeXler and Slotnikoff. BASEBALL TOURNAMENT On April 24, IQIS, at lXlcCombs Dam Park. the first games of the preliminary baseball tournament were played. The understanding in the preliminary playing was that every team losing two games be eliminated. Those teams winning one game and losing one should play again, the loser in each of these series being dropped from the final contest. By this process, there were seven teams left for the inter-class tournament, which began lylay 25. The final round proved to he the most interesting Set of games ever played by class teams. Not only the players themselves, but their class- mates showed splendid class spirit. Every team showed its sportsman- ship and accepted without argument the decisions of Hutchins. The teams representing Classes 4-1 and 4-5 were left in the field to play for the championship of the school. After a hard struggle for supremacy. Class 4-1 won the gold fobs given by the Athletic Asso- ciation. lVIuch thanks is due Mr. Schultz, whose saying, "Come on, boys, a little pep," will live with the participants forever. 103 QQ PCN Cl .4-.::'?..4.i ASV. QS No more successful season than that of 1915 has been enjoyed by a Bforris High School baseball team since the days of the winning team of 1909. That year lworris Won the championship. The team of 1915 has again won this honor. The call for candidates showed that good material was at hand. It remained for our Coach, lVIr. Gaylor, to shape this material into a championship team. His success with the team is indicated by its standing. It started the 1915 season in good form, defeating lVIanual, 3-O. This victory evidently inspired the boys, for they continued to win all the preliminary games but one. which was lost to Yonkers. The start in the P. S. A. L. games brought much surprise and great joy to Nlorris followers. VVhen night fell on the 14th of bday. we had Eyander Childs' scalp hanging at our belt, score 7-I. This victory over our sister high school brought with it the championshin ofthe Bronx. Clinton, Commerce. Bayonne and Stuyvesant all feil Victims to the masterly playing. Such a success draws attention to the boys, amongst whom 'iDutch', Nleany glitters like a star. VVith- out his remarkable pitching, it is certain we would not have headed the list. On the receiving end of the battery was 'lRed" VVincor. whose brilliant catching helped Nleany not a little. VVeinheimer,s and Lapinskxds work at the bat broke up many a game. Hutchings at second, Krassner at short, Tinsley at third. and llogeleskv in left held, were prominent in the success. Last but not least, the Work of our llanager. lkfax Slavin. must not be overlooked. Th e team follows 2 VVeinheimer, Ist base. hleany Ccaptainj, pitcher. Hutchings, 2d base. ,l21l:fc. left field. Krassner, shortstop. llanly, left field. Tinsley, 3d base. Lapinsky, center field. YVincor. catcher. Fleffelesky. right field. 104 ,MM 72' 'M' 2 Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, Morris, 33 13 7, I3 I9 21 25 43 7? 53 53 72 15 BASEBALL SCHEDULE OF GAMFS Manual, o. 5 Bay Ridge, 3. Rahway, 1. Greenwich, 6. Yonkers, 8. 3 Manhattan Prep., 6. Fordham Prep., 2. Townsend Harris Hall, I. Evander Childs, 5. Commerce, o. Clinton, o. Bayonne, 3. g Stuyvesant, x. BASEBALL TEAM 105 SQUAD FOOTBALL W l I- t- -0? lllll T ' A . J, ' x The Football Team of 1915 started the season with but one regular from last year's team and three substitutes. Although this was a serious drawback, the determination to succeed soon became manifest. The attendance at prac- tice, the spirit and tl1e efiort displayed outshone an apparent ignorance of details. When the first call for candidates was issued, about forty-five stu- dents appeared at Crotona Field. This was very encouraging to our Coach, Mr. Emmons. After the iirst enthusiasm had cooled and hard work was in order, some of the players failed to appear for practice. This was either due to parental objection or ineligibility. An average attendance of thirty players was maintained for the rest of the season. Their spirit in practice was something that Morris should be proud of. It surpassed that of all other previous football teamsg it was retained in spite of our early defeats. The resolve to win kept them in a lighting spirit and later was the cause of Stuy- vesant's downfall and that of Commerce, too. The latter team was defeated for the first time in the history of our school. A fighting spirit and enthusiasm stimulate effort. This was apparent in a4ll the games. VVe started the season with a defeat by Flushing High School' by the score of 27-O. Our next game was with New Rochelle, who de- feated us by the score of I2-6. At the next appearance we succumbed to Yonkers, 1313. Against the New York University second team, our boys played well, but again lost by the close score of 6-0. After this tiresome tale of defeats, we may at least relate of victory. We defeated Stuyvesant High School by the score of 18-6. Captain VVein- heimer's splendid playing was also characteristic of the entire team. To win the Commerce game has been the ambition of all Morris football teams. This was accomplished this year by the score of 7-0. This 1915 team will forever live in football annals of Morris High School as the team that de- feated the High School of Commerce for the first time. The name of Captain Weinheimer will also live and be honored as the player who made the lone touchdown and then sent the ball flying squarely between the posts. We next journeyed to Peeksskill Military Academy and lost by the score of 7-0. Monday following the Peekskill game, Jacob Taub was seriously injured while practicing at Crotona Field. Out of respect to him, the games with De VVitt Clinton High School and East Orange High School were cancelled. This is the most unfortunate accident that ever occurred at Morris. Those who were on the first team were as follows: Krassner, l. e.g Finley and Basco, l. t.g Rabinowitz, l. g.g Hicks, Barbanes, centerg Kamioner, r. g.g Carney, r. t.g Ballestier, r. e.g Rosenberger, q. b.g Winters, Lembeck, l. h. b.g NVeinheimer fCapt.l, r. h. b.g Fogarty, f. b. 107 I I ft YM' 4 rr c 1 ' -G? as f , f . 'z,,: 5 , ,M -- , . , ,I si Q-"N-5-5-7Nn'NTN-'SFn.TxS 'l' HIS TRACK TEAM e hlaroon and VVhite had Very seldom has a track team wearing th a more brilliant success than the one which has just completed the 1914-I5 season. It proved to he the strongest in the competition and won with ease many of the coveted trophies. The team consisted of forty men, a larger number than ever before, and of these, twelve won the insignia of the school and thirteen the ll. 'lf T. ln the P. S. A. L. Title Kleet the track team took second place, Stuyvesant winning by three points. The lille Championship Relay and the llile Relay teams each took second place. The 120-yilfd Novice team secured third place. ln the St. Johns Hamilton, Erasmus, Jersey Dual lVIeet and the Relay Carnival, permanent trophies were won. At the latter meet, which was held in Philadelphia, llorris took third place in the United States Nlile Heavyweight Championship Run. Of nineteen races, the llile Relay team Won sixteen, came in second in two, and thi1'd in one. ln the Championship runs this team estab- lished a new record of 3.3 min., bettering the old record by 1 4-5 seconds. - ' ' ' l f r famous track team is Ballestier. Perhaps the most notab e o ou He holds the P. S. A. L. indoor and outdoor half-mile record, and of twelve races he won ten, took second in one and third in another. He ' " ' ' k . for the was chosen captain, and Lefkowltz manager, of the trac team coming season. 108 THE TRACK TEAM As for the P. S. A. L. Champions, Spear, Meany, Smith, Bonaparte and Ballestier Won that title for their respective events. Robert Spear, Mile Run fnovicej. Meany, Shot-put. Bonaparte, 220-Yard Dash. Smith, 220-Yard Dash Cnovicel. Ballestier, Half-lVIile Run. Much of the success of the Track Team was due to lWr. Straus, our Coach, and to Herman Schulman, Captain, and Elliot Ballestiery Manager. TRACK TEAM 109 Cllhe Svrurntvrnth Annual Zlnhnnr 913221 The most successful Indoor Meet that the Nlorris High School ever had was the Seventeenth Annual set of games, which were held at the new Twenty-second Regiment Armory 168th St. and Broad- way. Even Jupiter, whose chief task used to be to bring down a storm on the day of the meet, broke the precedent which he had set, and helped make the meet a success. Balestier again produced the feature performance of the evening when he won the 600-yard Interscholastic Run, and beat out Finley of Morris and Reilly of Manual. "Hal" Finley was the only man who took two places in the interscholastic events, i. e., second in the 300 and 600-Yard Runs. The Mile Run, closed to the Morris High School, had many in- teresting features. Spear, who started from scratch, worked his way through the long field of competitors, but failed to beat out Dwyer in a fast sprint in the last lap. Just as the men were nearing a point about 30 yards from the finish, someone looking like a black streak ran through the long line of competitors. E. Bicak, running at the clip of about 220, worked his way through and beat Spear out for second place. Much credit is due to the active Indoor Meet Committee, con- sisting of Schulman QChairmanj, Balestier, lllanly, Graeb, I. Rosenz- weig, Daly, Spear, Wincor Fleck, Bronfman, lWcCahe, Hundt, NI. Rosenzweig, Slavin, and VVells. Summary of the events: 70-Yard Dash Qlireshmenj-VVon by Block, VV. Rosenblum, second, M. Konecky, third. Time, 8 seconds. 70-Yard Dash Qjunior Handicapj-VVon by I. Lembeck Qscratchjg VV. Rosenblum Q11 ft.j, second, E. Perlman Q6 ft.J, third. Time, 8 x-5 seconds. loo-Yard Dash Qclosed to Evander Childsl-Won by Lamberton Q7 yds.D , Schoenstock Q6 yds.j, second, Simmons Q6 yds.D, third. Time, Io 4-5 seconds. loo-Yard Dash QSenior, Handicapj--Won by L. Friedman Q9 yds.J, G. Falkenburg Q25 ft.D, second, W. Hick Q25 ft.j, third. Time, ro 3-5 seconds. 880-Yard Run QSenior, Handicapj-VVon by R. Leventhal Q70 yds.D, B. Tinsley Q70 yds.j, second, L. Gershay Q70 yds.j, third. Time, 2.08 I-5. 880-Yard Run Qclosed to Evening High Boys!-Won by J. Broderick Q55 yds.D, H. D. Gunther QF5- yds.J, second, F. A. Hoey Qscratchj, third. Time, 2.07 4.-5. 300-Yard Run, Open-Won by iFeuerstein, Manuel Training, Hal Fin- ley, Morris, second, W. Seabrook, Manual Training, third. Time, 33 seconds. One-Mile Run, Handicap-Won by D. Dwyer Q20 yds.D, E. Black Qroo yds.j, second, R. Spear Qscratchj, third. Time, 4.56 2-5. 220-Yard Dash Qclosed to Company A, Twenty-second Regimentj, Handi- cap--Won by W. F. Pagan Q14 yds.j , H. S. Thomas Q2 yds.j, second. Time, 22 seconds. 110 THE SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL INDOOR MEET 220-Yard Dash QSenior, Handicapj-VVon by J. Cromie Q12 yds.Jg G. Knepper Q10 yds.j, second, J. Rabinowitz Q3 yds.j, third. Time, 25 seconds. 440-Yard Run Qclosed to Evander Childsj--Won by G. Jobes Qscratchjg E. Brennan Q7 yds.D, secondg A. Peterson Q20 yds.J, third. Time, 1.03. 600-Yard Run QOpen, Interscholasticl-Won by E. Balestier, Morrisg H. Finley, Morris, secondg A. Reilly, Manual Training, third. Time, 1.18. Putting 8-Lb. Shot QHandicapJ-Won by 1. Condon Q20 ft.J, with 34 ft. 5M ins., R. Reppert Q19 ft.j, with 33 ft. 3 ins., second, VV. Baldwin Q15 ft.l, with 36 ft. II ins., third. 880-Yard Run Qclosed to former studentsj-Won by D. Goldman, Bronx- dale A. C. Q70 yds.Jg D. McAndrews, Mohawk A. C. Q20 yds.j, second, Victor Casey, New York A. C. Q20 yds.j, third. Time, 2.01 1-5. 880-Yard Walk QHandicapJ--WVon by G. Laguardia Q10 yds.j 3 D. Green- wald Q18 yds.l, secondg B. Edelman Q15 yds.J, third. Time, 3.41 3-5. One-Mile Run QOpen, Interscholasticl-Won by Ed. Garlock, Bloomfield H. S., O. Holtoff, Dickinson H. S., second, NV. Smith, Erasmus Hall, third. Time, 4.40. 440-Yard Heavy Marching Order Qclosed to Company A, Twenty-second Regimentl-Won by A. Davis Q8 yds.jg H. S. Thomas Q2 yds.l, second, E. M. Warder QI2 yds.J, third. Time, 1.10 2-5. THE FRESHMAN MEET The Second Annual Freshman hleet of the lworris High School was without doubt a great success. Keen competition was shown in all events and the future athletes of our School could readily be picked out. The Point Trophy was won by the sturdy athletes of Class 2-2. This class totaled I7 points while its nearest rival, Class I-20, only succeeded in totalling I5 points. The star performer appeared in Kamensky of Class I-20. He took first place in the 70-yard dash- 100-lbs. class, broad jump and high jump. Although a small fellow, he succeeded in making 4 ft. 8 in. in the high jump and I6 ft. in the broad jump. Summary of events: 70 Yards, 100 lbs.-VVon by Kamensky, I-20, Cameron, 2-12, second. Time, 8 4-5A seconds. Broad jump, loo lbs.-VVon by Kamensky, I-20, Rosenberg, 2-11, second. Jump, 16 ft. 5 in. High Jump, 100 lbs.-VVon by Kamensky, I-20, Wagner, 2-12, second. jump, 4 ft. 8 in. , Relay, 100 lbs.-Won by Class 1-11 QR0senberg, Hirsh, Siegel, Leitnerl. Time, 54 1-5 seconds. 70 Yards, unlimited-Won by Gross, 2-2, Love, 1-9, scond. Time, 8 2-5 seconds. Broad Jump, unlimited-WVon by Wagner, 2-12, Nash, second. jump, 16 ft. 2 in. 111 1 THE FRESHZWAN MEET High Jump, unlimited-Won by Goldfzxrb, 2-12, Gordon, 2-II, second. jump, 4 ft. 8 in. Shot-put C8 lbsj, unlimited-Won by Steinberg, I-2, VVagner, 2-12, second. Distance, 41 ft. 6 in. 70 Yards, 120 lbs.-Won by Konecky, 2-9, Gottlieb, 2-2, second. Time, 8 3-5 seconds. Broad jump, 120 lbs.-VVon by Rubin, 2-33 Lambonsky, 1-17, second. jump, I5 ft. 6 in. High Jump, 120 lbs.-VVon by Ratner, 1-3, Love, 1-9, second. jump, 4 ft. 9 111. Relay, 120 lbs.-Won by Class 2-9 flionecky, Carrol, Radros, Laflovitchb. Time, 1 min. 22 4-5 sec. l .- .M rg. 1 ga I E E , , ffl: Q 1. f H 1 -I Q i 11. -- -- - xt, ' -- fe ' , . - - 1. SOCCER TEAM 112 Surfer f When the soccer season began, Manager Grossman had but one man from last season's team and that one was a substitute. Un- daunted, he coached and drilled until he produced a team that could hold its own on any soccer field. The season opened with Townsend Harris, neither team scoring. We tied, also, Erasmus and Evander Childs, both scores I-I. Next came the Stuyvesant game at Lenox Oval, resulting in a Morris vic- tory, 1-0. The first set-back that we received was inflicted by the Clinton team, I-O. The big game of the season was with Com- merce, our old rivals, at the Polo Grounds, and the result was a victory for Morris, the first in many years. Score, 2-O. The feature of this game was a goal in 45 seconds by Captain Schoen. Next we defeated Boys', 3-I. The last two games were Morris defeats, Curtis 5-O, Manual 4-O. Many thanks are extended to Mr. Strauss for his services for the team. The team: T. Schoen, Captain L. Liss, r. h. b. B. Rosenzweig, goal Pacholke, center C. Marcus, r. f. ,l. Lukashok, i. r. H. Zazeela, l. f. E. Raskin, o. r. L. Silverstein, l. h. b. Schapiro, i. l. G. Schoenholtz. c. h. b. Substitutes: Frank Epstein, Dillemuth, Nfassimi. Efrnnia When the tennis season of 1915 began, lVIorris had prospects of forming a championship team. The following veterans still re- mained: Cohen, singles' champion 1913, and member of the cham- pionship team of IQIIQ Nlanager Starkman, singles' champion 1914. and member of the 1913 and 1914 teams, Captain Fertig, member of the 1913 and IQI4 teams. We first engaged Erasmus Cchamoions of Brooklvnj in a practice match. The score at the end of play stood Morris 3, Erasmus 1. the fifth match being called off on account of darkness, the score standing: Morris, one setg Erasmus, 1 set. We next played Manual Training and were leading 2-0 when rain prevented the continua- tion of the match. Our next victims were the N. Y. U. Freshmen. who lost by the score of 3-2. The Fordham Prep. team next tried 113 TENNIS to stop the onslaught of our men, but they were defeated by the score 4-I. The N. Y. U .Freshmen, seeking revenge, challenged to a return contest, and we immediately accepted. This time they were beaten 4-I. The feature of this match was the brilliant playing of our doubles combination, Starkman and Cohen. Opposed to this pair was a member of the crack N. Y. U. Varsity. After a hard struggle, the Morris pair won the match. The first Saturday in May, the Townsend Harris racquet wielders were beaten in the first P. S. A. L. match, by the score of 4--I. The following week, We played Curtis, and lost, 3--2. However, the fact must he noted that, through inexcusable lack of forethought, our boys had to walk four and a half miles to the tennis courts chosen by the Curtis players. We next played Commerce and Stuyvesant, both schools losing by the score of 5-O. Clinton forfeited to us, 5-0, failing to appear for our scheduled match. Out of eleven matches played, we lost only one, which is a record for a lworris team. The feature of the season's work was the steady, brilliant team- play of Starkman and Cohen, who. without a doubt, formed the best doubles team in the League. Captain Fertig played steady tennis, losing only one practice match. Comment must also be made on Condonis steady winning. In the P. S. A. L. Individual Championship Tournament, Morris made the best showing of any of the seventeen schools entered. Fertig reached the third round, Starkman reached the semi-final round, and Cohen Won the championship, which brought home a beau- tiful silver cup besides the Title. We wish to thank Mr. Skeele for his untiring interest and support of the team. The members of the team were: Lawrence Fertig, Captain, Harold Starkman, lVIanagerg Harold Cohen, John Condon, Joseph Sherry and Thomas Capek. As none of these men will remain next season, no Captain was elected. Alex. Fisher was elected Manager for the 1916 season. In the School contests lVIax Rubin of 8-4 and ,Ieanne Scanlon of 6-3 proved to be the Morris High School champions. 114 ' HT HE 9 't r y EIL-.lT!l .5fl' t x yy . , 'I f X 6, in iszg J it Cl is! an x la fri, N jg J My The Seniors have two games of baseball in progress on lwondays. while their friends play hockey. The boys might find some fault with the way the girls throw a ball, but they would give unqualified approval to the batting,-and when it comes to stealing a base, or sprinting,-why, Boys, look to your laurelsl Bliss LoRNfx NASH, Conrh. HOCKEY Two teams of the Senior girls meet every llonday at Van Court- landt Park, under Bliss l3utler's chaperonage. The Autumn days have heen ideal for this sport. The hockey field is the hnest of its kind, and the green held, surrounded by hills that are a blaze of yel- lows and criinsons, is a lovely place for the sport. These girls are coached in the hockey by the llisses Florence Sachs and Alice Nash, our graduates, and now graduates of Savageys Gym- nasium. The Juniors play at Central Park on Thursday mornings, and on Friday mornings at Van Courtlandt. Kliss Hazen chaperons them. and flliss Beatrice Levy coaches them. 115 A4 lv! 4+ 1. GIRLS OF THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT 2. GIRLS! HOCKEY CLUB 3. GIRLS, BASEBALL CLUB 116 N 0 4- 5 B ,.mgHWWmn I , 0 9 Q " llllygm is I 1 lx. "ill li Ax V N' f fl? T .zatzgf eye The XValking Cluhs will start out after the hockey' tennis and baseball seasons are over. hlany of the girls are trying to obtain the li ' 7' YY ' ' ' tl V' ' VV1n erl Nrctorv ms 'wen tor all-round athletle work anal so. . h D . P. 5- u . l atter malcmg elght pomts at one hne ot amusement, they turn to an- other. The walks must he at least three miles long. To make the walks the joy they shunld be, we leave all our well-known paths, and add to the pleasure of motion the stimulus of "fresh heltls and pastures new." WALKING cuys 117 Swimming The lVIain Building Seniors go to the Sixtieth Street Pool on Tues- days and Wednesda5is from 2 to 3 P. lW. lVIiss Svvartout accompanies them and tries her skill at fancy swimming. The girls are preparing for an inter-class contest. Bliss Sachs coaches the swimming, as Well as the hockey. The Mott Avenue girls attend the Sixtieth Street Pool WCdHCSdZlj'S from 3 to 4 P. li. TVTISS LESER, Coach. The Juniors attend the Twenty-third Street Pool, Mondayfs and Thursdays, from io to I2 A. ll. Both days, Coaches are provided by the Board. The coaches, members of the 'iLife Savers," have given their services freely. One of these coaches, llfliss Sallie Mzmrrin' taught one of our girls eight different ways of diving. The instruc- tion is of a very high gradep SWIMMING CLUB 118 JP N fw x XX S w wbttvkua- THE KIORRlS BASKETBALL CLUB 'Last term the Basketball Club of the lwain Building had most enjoyable games during the Fall and YVinter months. These teams were forced to discontinue their Work after February, as the gymna- sium was not available for practice. The teams of the lXIott Avenue Annex met from September, IQI4, to June, IQI-S. They ended this season with a round-robin seriesg the sixth term team won the championship. This term the basl-:etball teams from the llain Building and from the Blott Avenue Annex will meet at llfott Avenue for practice. Kliss Pulvermacher expects some very interesting games this year, as more than seventy girls have joined the club, and more than fifty of these were members last year. THE BIOTT AVENUE ANNEX SVVIMHING CLUB. The lfott Avenue Annex Swimming Club, has been in existence for several terms. bliss 'Pulvermacher was delighted to note that more girls joined than ever before. ' It is the ambition of every club member to win a pin. Last year all the Hswimmingn pins were Won by the girls of the Blain Building, but this year vve are going to work hard so that We shall be among the fortunate trophy winners. ' 119 I. DAIKKIING CLUB, MOTT AVENUE ANNEX 2. SWIMMING CLUB, MOTT AVENUE ANNEX 3. BASKETBALL CLUB, MOTT AVENUE ANNEX 120 l Wm: I i X 'll i x ll ll Lv llli ll' 'ui' i il lllll' .lil it fi l il' I ft lll illflliil 3 X V FL ml 4-Qlmllj ul ,gn ,lg i I M ix iginila' 'ii THR MORRIS DANCING CLUB 'llhe Klorris Dancing Club will meet this year in the Nlott Avenue Annex. This society affords endless pleasure to its members, and it is no wonder that more than fifty girls have joined this class in order to take advantage of the opportunity to acquire the art of fancy dancing. Last December an exhibition was given by this Club, as a demon- stration of the term's work in folk danees, jigs, and aesthetic dances. For the success of this entertainment and for the enjoyment afforded at last term's weekly meeting, all credit is due to our teacher, Miss Butler. This year Kliss l'ulvermaeher is compelled to limit the number of members. because of the lack of room in the gymnasium of the llott Avenue Annex. is Jfjxj fl i V Q lf f l fr ' .f 'gl ,1 l i fs Nl ,wM, k A. Ill Guru Hrrrin linier 15115 About three years ago the boys of the graduating class of that time, desiring to become better acquainted with each other and with the boys of the lower classes, organized the Turn Verein Unter Uus, under the guidance of lVIr. Scheib. The purpose of the organization is to foster companionship among the boys of the three upper grades of the lVIorris High School Annex, and to provide healthy and pleasant amusement for them. Thus far the Club has succeeded in carrying out its purpose, for every Friday afternoon finds a group of boys in the gymnasium of the Annex engaged in vigorous and health-bringing exercises. The Club Wishes to take this opportunity to give sincere thanks to Mr. Scheib for the interest he has always taken in its affairs and for his great help in making the afternoons pleasant and interesting. Although the Club has enrolled nearly all the boys of the Senior grades, it still has room for a few more, and extends a hearty invita- tion to all who care to take part in its activities. OFFICERS President ..... . . . . . . ...... JOHN J. SPEARS Vice-President . . . . .ARCHIBALD MORGAAN Cfnsor ....... .... ......... I I R. SCHEIR 122 2 -C . ti U ,fy W ,y Q., - w ?alfE"3'C,5lil2T'ggff23 17 IMBE RMC' K The Junior Reporters are now entering upon the fourth vear of their successful organivation under the censorship of Bliss Hagar and lliss llcGivney. The membership of the Club is steadily increasing. livery Thurs- day afternoon finds a group of ambitious students in Room 4.10. llany a profitable and interesting hour is spent taking dictation. studying difficult outlines. and learning the art of parliamentary pro- cedure. The object of the Club is to increase speed in Shorthand. and to broaden our knowledge of the business xvorld by visiting the dilierent interesting business places, commercial expositions. and business shows during the term. A Program Committee of three is appointed for the term to prepare work for every meeting. This material is dictated at a moderately slow rate at first, so that all will be able to take it down. Then it is read twice at a higher rate of speed. Each vveek a committee of three is appointed to take Klr. Heikes' speech in the Assembly, which is dictated with the other work. at the next meeting. For each meeting, one member is appointed scribe, who consults the dictionary and tells the correct outlines to the Club. The last Thursday of every month is especially set aside for the transaction of the business matters of the Club, in which we learn parliamentary law. VVe do not Want experts. XVe xvant those who are in need. At any rate, join us. Vile need your membership. The Club is open to any eligible student in the Senior term, or those of the Five Shorthand Class, with special permission from the subject teacher. 123 JUNIOR REPORTERS OFFICERS President ....... ............ .... N A THAN ROSENBERG Vice-Prexidmt .. ............. MARION RAKITY Snwtar-y ..... ................ I SAAC PRINCER Cwzsors ....................... NIISS H.AGAR, Miss NICGIVNEY JUNIOR REPORTERS IRVING LITERARY SOCIETY 124 47 by an .G ii M' g i. if . : r X The Irving Literary Society is now nearing the second year of its existence. Its object is to increase among its memhers a knowledge of American and English literature and to promote debating. Last Spring the Irving held in the Auditorium ot the Annex a Short Story and Declamation Contest, which was a success in every way. The Auditorium was filled with interested pupils, who showed much enthusiasm. YVe wish at this time to thank Hr. Uenhigh, who showed much interest in the contest and so generously donated the declamation prize. During the prevent term the membership has increased considerably, hut we are always glad to receive new members who would work for the good and welfare of the Cluh. Ive meet every Friday. in Room jIO. YVe take this epportunity to thank Nliss Monro and Klr, Look for their kind help in making the Club a continued success. Vfe also wish to express our deepest regret that graduation in January will take from us so many memhers and organizers. OFFICERS 11,-Pfj,1,,,,1 ,,,,, ..Axx.x CIILIUXNIZ fiice-Presirlrrzl . . - - -EARL 5fYDFR Sefrrtary ,.... ............ R IARY IZLDER C,,,,-mr, U ..NI1ss Moxvto, NIR. Loma 125 Uhr Qllaaa nf Slum, 1915 Our barque of school life at lVIorris is moored. Our career at Morris was a happy one, full of events, for our activities were many. This class, the largest in the history of the school, distinguished itself not only by athletic ability, but also, as we are proud to say, by its high scholarship. The two events of interest that marked the end of our days at lylorris were the Class Dance and the Class Day. The dance was unusually successful, because of the large attendance, and the Class Day exercises were said to be undoubtedly Hthe best ever." The two plays, "A Pair of Lunaticsn and "How the Vote VVas VVon," caused much laughter and merriment and was acted splendidly. The Cast: "A PAIR OF LUNATICSH Rrmzantif Farrr Captain George Fielding ............................... Herman Schulman Clara Manners ............................,,........,........ Hazel Rast SCENE: Room off the Ballroom of Dr. Adam's Insane Asylum. "HOW THE VOTE VVAS VVONU Comedy Horace Cole ....... ........ ....... R u ssell Lewis Ethel this wifej ...... .... C atherine Borchers Winifred flier sisterl . .. ..... Kathleen O'Dair Agatha Chis sisterj . .. ....,. Edna Schneider Molly this neicej ....... .....,...... .... E t hel Geoghegan Mme. Christine ........................ ....... R ose Flaster Maude Spark this cousin, an actressj ..... ...... R ose Herman Miss Lizzie Wilkens this maiden auntj . ., ........ Sadie Bandos Lily Cmaid of all workj ................ ..., E lizabeth Geifeir Gerald VVilliams Qneighborb ........... ,... George Falkenberg We shall always be mindful of the debt we owe to Miss Hartley for her untiring efforts to make this performance successful. VVe thank her most sincerely. OFFICERS President ..... ......... H ERMAN SCHULMAN Vice-Presidvnt . . . . .4 ......... ESTHER SOKOLER Secretary ..... ...,.... C ATHERINE BORCHERS Treasurer .. ..... . .... ROLAND REPPERT - 126 V tr vt W. Q Eh? Ah-uenturrra From the moment it becomes known that llorris is preparing an- other issue of its Annual, such great firms as 'liii3fany's, Steinxvzlys Underwood's and many more, vie with each other, bidding fabulous sums for the privilege of advertising in our Annual. This is one of the innumerable reasons why our A. A. is so rich. But then a great difficulty arises. How can the Annual accept advertisements from almost every important establishment in New York City? The solu- tion is simple indeed. All iirms whose capital and surplus, the Stall finds, do not reach the million-dollar mark, are registered as worth- less. The rest is easy: a mere matter of securing the copy and plates, and least difiicult of all, collecting the money after the Annual appears. VVhen one of these hrms, rejected by us, insists upon its right to advertise, you have the scene pictured below. You will notice, how- ever, gentle reader, that by a unanimous vote of the Staff, the adver- tisement is rejected. From left to right, these haughty ones are: VVandres, Kliller. Peters, Rosenzweig, Sheftel and Kallman. C. XV. wr-mr ABou'r NIR-.rcmcv lwsnr ro um THE- IEWELEK? Alwvv FIFTY , . ..v11N::... 1' r 'W New Y . 7 HE . ,fy A51-M MORE? sg A.,.z.:'.fz1..t UEQCIOU5 JQBP 1' ASESMSQE vera! p- .ag ASK rw-1 , sms m mt.. P: W lggAl.l:,,'l-iEL5 THEN 5 . I :J ,. - ' 6 , f ,I mares- rl ,I , l 9 f ' 'l' 1. imdb I 1 h ts Nr! 0 'ti f. - - X QQ' WI jlliii' r .N- , xi ' Q3 J r 'QQ ' so fl- . z 'fYf1,7af1qs4f1f- 127 STELLA COHN ROSE CAHILL Qllann Eeprraeniaiinra-Svrpt., 1515-Man., S I 3 8 s-2 8-3 S-4 8-5 8-6 8-9 8-IO 7-I 7-2 7'3 7'4- 7- 5 6 7- 7'7 6-I 6-2 6-3 6-4 6- 5- 6:7 6-8 5 6 5-I 5-2 5'3 5'4- 5- 5 6 5- 5'7 -8 5 4- I 4,-2 -V3 4'-P 4- 5 6 ,Q . H. 4- 7 8 4- 4-'9 4-IO 3-I 3-2 3'3 3-4 5 6 3'7 3- 3- MABEL ERVVIN IDA WAGNER ANGUS MCCABE MICHAEL KAUFMAN ALMA CELIA ELISE VESELY MARIE SCHAPPERT NORMAN MEANY CARI. M. WITHUS JESSE FLECK D. ANNIE MACKAY HAROLD FINLEY ISIDORE LAVVRENCE RABINOVVITZ GERTRUDE SMITH JOSEPH PETROCCINE LOUIS NIDEN JOHN MCMAHON BEATRICE LEHN WILLIAM PACHOLKE BERTHA GUTTMAN FLORENCE GEOGHEGA HERMPXN ROTHSTEIN BENJAMIN WEISER VIRGINIA KENDAIIII ARCHIE DAWSON ANNA Foss SUSAN MORSE ABRAHAM BIRNBAUM RALPH KERR ANNA KELLY ESTHER KINSLEY RALPH OPPENHEIM NORMAN LIVINGSTON JOSEPH MAVIGLIA JOHN APPLE HARRY' GITNICK N JACQUES THOUSENFRIEND JACOB BIRNBAUM BLAIR CORNEY ROBERT JOHNSTON ZENAIDA DRABRIN PAUL LEVVINSON ADEIIIN.-A BIGGIO GARDNER W. L.-XVVRENCE YETTA MARKOWITZ THOMAS GRANDISKY MARTIN RUBINSTEIN EMILY TETHER DORA GOTTLIEB CORNELIUS DORAN THELMA BACKUS HUBERT BAXTER FRANCES JACOBS MARIE ZIESENISS WALTER BIAL JOHN AQUII.I!AI0 HERBERT NUSSBAUM IDA SHAFFER JOSEPH ZARETSRY LLOYD FRIEDMAN YVILLIAM PRAGER ELSIE KELLER ROSALIND clk!-ZENB.-AUM BENJAMIN ROSENTHAI, NORA f-TRIMM PHILIP SCHNELL MARGARET STERBA KATHERINE SANTOR0 HARRY K,4MINSKY JOSEPHINE DOHERTY IRVING ADELSON LEONARD HARRIS ffvEORGE DIRCKS SAUI, BLOOM VVALTER KOCH JOHN PYNE CONSTANCE COUNES EVA BUSSE LOUIS SCHMIDT MILDRED IQATZ CHARLES TROUT EMANUEI, STONE HARRY WEI.TECK PAUL XR7AI,PI.-XNSKY JANICE A. MILLER VVILLIAM MOTZKUS GEORGE STOLBERG XXI.-'ALTER SAMELSTEIN THEODORE COHEN FRED HEISLER JOHN CULLEN HELENE SHERIDAN MAMXE IDAVIDSON WILLIAM WATSON HARRY WAGNER CLARA TOBIAS RAYMOND WII.I.IAMS 1915 Cl.ASS MII,DRED BERRY JULIA SHON AI,BERT HARKNETT SIDNEY FRANKEI. ELSIE B,xR'rLET'r KEEORGE EVERLE MOT EMMA INGLES CH.-IRL0T'I'E RAXB KATHEQINIE FERRER MARY MII.I.ER S,-XDIE FRIIIDMAY VVIl.III.fXM PAUL AL'GL's'r.x BL's'r.Ix CHARLES HOFFMAN Rlil'RliSENT1-ITII 'ES 1-50 I-51 I-52 V53 I-54 V55 T AVEN U IC 3-22 2-23 3'2-1 2-21 2-22 2-23 I-ZI I-22 U S.-XDIE SIWAIJRIN HEI,EN BI-xssELL LEAII GOTTLIER IA.-XRON CILIRNEI' HAROLD FALLON SAMUEL j. NIRLAD ANNEX BERTIIA N1.XRRUS LILLIAN DORSRY ELISA Bmxm EDNA N1.XI,UXEY RALPH MIQRRAY EMMA M.-IRQNE Axx.-I ROIHENIIERG EVAN ,IEI-'FERIS K-4 L-f r 129 ER gp 5 51 -in lil 4 72- H x lu- ln- . av- A en' Scl1apiro's Stationery Store Juxt a Jhor! diftanfe from Morrix High Srhool MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL STATIONERY, ISC ,ref Im. MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL PENNANTS, 25C to 81.00. MORRIS PILLOW CVSHIONS, 756 to 52.50. ' MORRIS ARM BANDS, wc. We carry a complete line of Koclaks and Photo Supplies. Developing, Printing and Enlarging are receiving prompt attention. In our Sporting Goods Department you will find a well-selected stock of Athletic Goods and we make Special inducements to Athletic Clubs and Teams. SCHAPIRUS, 3414 Third Avenue At 166th Street "L" Sfafion Associated Camps on Lake George Camp Sagamore for Boys Camp Ronah for Girls Opposite Hague, N. Y. Glen Eyrie, N. Y. JLI. THAT :I BOY'S .-ILI, TII.-IT gl GIRL'S Illf.-TRT DESIRES IIEHRT DFSIRES MR. JOSEPH LOI-IVV, Di r'r'1 'Mr l MRS. E. L. GORDON. Dll'Fl'1 1'1' v5 416 West 122d Street Morris Students-See Dr. Rosenberg I 'ou .ray "I sau' it in fha 1471-flilnil-Ljl0Il may get a discount J . C.D . REEL E CO ., lnc. Hizlnufariuring Evmrlvra COLLEGE, SCHOOL AND CLASS Pms CH, mgs CUPS, ATHLETIC MEDALS AND A Jewelry Shop where quality comes ahead of price ancl service comes before profit. This is what makes us the best lcnown estab- lishment of its kind in this section. Send us your order fwhether large or small 57 WARREN STREET, NEW YORK ICE SKATING XYlie1'u7 ln the real' of tax payers A909 TREMONT ANENUE, near Daly Ave. Our four line rollcml clay tunnis courts will he Homlccl for use of ice skating this winter. The usual red hall on White llzlg' will announce skating after the lirst :lay of freezing weather. Admission, 256, Children, after- noon session, ISC. lfor 1UZlI'llL'lll2ll'S inquire, F. VV. BECKER 909 Tremont Ave. Telephone 3285 Tremont Standard Photograph Co. E, 169TH ST. 8x BOSTON ROAD CMcKin1ey Buildingj, N. Y. XY. S'l'REMNl lil., Proprietor l+'o1'me1'ly with Dupont If you say "l.v11u' it in the flzznzzrzlu you may get a discount Telephone, 3l29 lntervale The Prospect Photo Studio 878 Prospect Aveuue, opposite I6lst Street Special indacemenfs for Clubs of the Morris High School H. LIFSCHITZ wlxTCHMlxKER AND .JEWELER 1 Dealer in XVatches, Clocks and 1 Jewelry The 1915 .22 Cal. Rifle Matches 787 East Tremont Ave., NEXV YORK ' phone Melrose 2406 QA Succession of Vietories and New ROSENBERG BROS. Records by Users of 'rn:r.on.s Repairing in all its Branches P E I E R S Dress Suits to Hire 1143 UNION AVE.. Near 167th St. 1 New York p SEMI-SMOKELESS AMMUNITION School Supplies. Candy and ' Soda VVater Ti S. HORNICK 1 754 EAST MTH ST' The Peters Cartridge Company 1 One Block from School Cincinnati, Ohio - 1qi . .Y , , DR. B. F. LEVEY . URANVHESZ Sur eon Dentrst 9 , g 1 New York New Orleans 3-44 Third Avenue, Cor. 163ml St. , SQIHITI-Hug-134K-O Gas Administered l Telephone Melrose 9160 N If you say "I salt' it in Ihr rfllllllfllu you may gf! I1 disrozznf The Bronx National Bank 149TH STREET. WEST OF THIRD AVENUE Invites the Accounts of Individuals, Ifirins and Corporations. A Local Institution Managed hy Bronx Business Men NEVV YORK CITY IJEPOSITORY NEVV YORK STATE DEPOSITORY UNITED STATES lJEPOSlTORY 0mC6l'3I F. A. XVURZBACH, President THOMAS J. QUINN, V.-I'res't. CARL VVURM, V.-PreS't. HARRY KOLBE, Cashier Safe Deposit Boxes for Rent 35.00 per Year and Up Telephone Melrose 5804 PHILADELPHIA FLORIST P CHoco1.os, I-1-op. 3201-3203 THIRD AVENUE 162nd Street Bronx, N. Y. Telephone 5 Tremont WILLIAM R. BUTLER Undertaker 8: Embalmer 1017 'Fremont Ave. N. Y. City Telephone 5403 Melrose Y DR. S. ROSEN Surgeon Dentist 1091 Prospect Ave., Cm-. 166th sr.. New York JANDORF 8: STEINER High-Grade BAKERIES AND LUNCH ROOM 1318 Boston Road. Tel. 1668 Tremont 1011 Southern Blvd., Tel. 1201 Melrose 3210 3d Ave. L. Stu.. Tel. 1759 Melrose 1171 Boston Road. 2485 Gr. Concourse Main Ofliee- and Factory 1077 INTERVAL!! AVE. Near 167'th Street Tel. 358 Melrose New York Telephone 3061 M elroise Quick Service on Jobbing' with Good Work FREDERICK J. RIEHN Modern Plumber 1162 BOSTON ROAD Near 168th St., Bronx, N. Y. Roofs Repzrired Ranges and and Painted Repairs Phone Connection Dr. Morris Schoenfeldt Surgeon Dentist 517 E. 138th st. BRONX, N. Y. Tel. Melrose 3705 Established 1906 OLYMPIA FLORIST N. CHUGRANIS 8: CO. 686 XVestcl'iester Ave., New York Fresh Cut Flowers Daily. Special at- tention given to Parties, Balls and VVeddings. Funeral Designs and Dec- orations a specialty. All orders de- livered free of charge. M. KAPLAN Ladies' and Gents' Tailor 1357 Boston Road Bronx, N, Y. HENRY COORS Choice Groceries, Texas, Coifees amd Spices. Fruits and Vege- taibles in Season 1217 BOSTON ROAD, Near 168th St. Phone Tremont 3196 Branch Store: 404 EAST 135TH ST Phone Melrose 2028 If you say "1 saw it in the Annual" you may get a discount "The North Side Nefws' is the best home paper published in lironx County Daily and Sunday Editions For Sale on :ill News Stands F. DII.l.liMl"l'll, Music Store 380 East 16lst Si., Hel. Melrose nn ' Courtlaxnnlt Aves. Sher-t Musir, Mizsintl lnstrum.-nw. Strings, mn, Tuning .intl few.-ing .II tzill instru- ments, 'I'e:n'lie-r ul Zilht-r, Mzmslulm K 4 ,mlm Tel. 4284 Intervale Licensed Piano Mover CHAS. L. ELLINGER, J tFormerly with the Relinblej Storage, Express and Vans Carpet Cleaning 869 IAINGXVOOD AYIC. Prof. Ludwig Kaltwasser Clara Oehmler Kaltwasser BOAT HOUSE RESTAURANT 182nd Street and Boston Road Best surroundings and facilities for Fraternity Dances. No liquors sold H. R. MITCHELL, Manager l82ncl Street Sz Boston Road H. SOMMER Manufacturer of Pure Home-Made Candies, Ice Cream and Water Ices Churches and Parties Supplied on Short Notice 3410 THIRD AVENUE Neil' 166th St. "I," Station, New York Tel. Call Tremont 991 J George J, McCaffrey, jr. RE.-Xl, ESTATE Money Loaned on llond and Mortgage 1995 Boston Road, West Farms New York A. G. SPALDING CE., BRO. Manufacturers of lligli-Grade lfquipnient for all MUSIC STUIJIO Athletic Sports and Pastimes The 733 East 166th St. Stern fenlwtug mark in theappraisal 3' of Athletic Terms reasonable , 3 U Goods QCA ofa? Instruction: Violin. Vocal and Piano. Fmrn the beginnirwr to the highest Write for our Catalogue W artistic perfection I 124.128 NASSAlf ST' 520 FIFTH AVE. N. Y. City l . If you my "I sau' zt Ill Ihr Jznzurzf' you may get fl dzscount Bl'0l'lX Opera House 149th St., lf. of Srcl AVC. Phone Melrose 3230 Playing All Broadway Successes NIGHT PRICES-f25c, 5052 T512 51.00 ALI. MATINEES-250 and 500 EMIL F. BERTRAM Clockmztker for Board of Education Watchmaker and Jeweler Diamonds, VVatches and Silverware. Repairing at reasonable rates. Cut Glass a. Specialty. Sheet. Music and all kinds of Strings for Musical ln- struments. 1316 BOSTON ROAD McKinley Square Bronx, N. Y. Telephone 7680 Melrose CHAS. LEVINSON'S MUSIC STORE Largest Retail Music Store! in Bronx T61 Westchestrer Ave. Bronx, N. Y. SAMUEL J. MESSING HABERDASHER AND HATTER 1326 Boston Road Bronx, N. Y. LEWIN'S SHOE STORES 3291 THIRD AVENUE 381.8-20 THIRD AVENUE Near Claremont Parkway Five Per Cent Reduction to Morris Students Phone Connection Established 1893 HERMAN BORSIG, Jr. Legal and Connnercial STATIONERY 361 EAST l3STH STREET llet. NVillis and .Xlexzinfler Aves. Opposite "L" Station New York Notary Public Woodstock Printing Co. Pine Commercial Work a. Specialty. Orders by Mail will receive prompt attention S85 J.-XCKSO-N AVENUE Near 161st St. Bronx, N. Y. DR. B. B. STERNBERG Surgeon Dentist 656 E. 160th St., Cor. Cauldwell Av. HOURS 9 A, Rl. t0 9 P. BI. The House of Style L. 'WEINTRAUB The Prospect Millinery and Millinery Supply Shop 1033 PROSPECT AVENUE Near 165th St. Bronx, N. Y. Established 1 903 DR. MELVILLE J. BECKEL SURGEON DENTis'1' 510 E 166th St., s. W. cor. 3rd Ave. Hours by Appoimmeint If you say "I .raw it in the Annual" you may get ll discount New York University A metropolitan university offering high school graduates thorough educational training in any of the following schools fjll a mztgniiicent campus of forty acres at University Heights COI.l.FGE OF ARTS AND PURIC SCTICNCIY A foul'-ymr fnllfgr' l'fI1ll'A't" SCIIOCJI. UF ,'Xl'Pl.IliD SCIENCE Cifvil, Mff'lIHVIil'II1, and Cllfmifal Iingimffring At XYashi11gto11 Square, in the heart of the business district XYASHINGTC JN SQUARE COLLIQGE :I four-yfnr mllrge l'0IU'.fI', fwiih .vprrial fmfrlmsis upon fvomfional training SCHOCH. UF COMIXTERCIQ. .PXCCCJUNTS ANU FlN.XNClf .4 flll'?t"-y!'llI' voursc in brzsirmss 11dminislr11fir1n,' day and rfvfningz .wninrzv SCH UC JL OF LANY fl tlzrnf-year rourxe, fwitll morning, afternoon and mffning Jrrsions For information concerning any of these schools, address The Registrar, New York University, Washington Square, New York i ' Tel. 1668 Tremont T , 4- 'X ,JANDORF af sTE1NER's I 'i xw q ' .High-Cil'2lCi6 Glad To See You At Any Fme Bakery and Lunch Room 1318 i:osToN irony Open Day and Night A . Taylor Athletic i " Su lies Cleanliness-Promptness-Quality ,' PP Crossings is QQTJI' are worth looking at ix whether you buy or 2 not-Ugg ug for head- l'h0l16 MQIVOSQ l346 v quarters- Ei We-,e ,me to ,ay D. at H. D. RoB1NsoN "HE.LLO!" N l 3 Surgeon Dentists ALEX. -1-Aynon 8a co., Inc. , 1061 TNTOY XYIQNUQ Athletic Outfitters l A A A M 4 W llroux 26 li. 4211 Street. New York If you my 'ff sau' it in thff flllllllllln you may gff ll !l'iXFOIl7lf Telephone 5985 Melrose . Nussbickel 81 Son FLORISTS AND DECORATORS Floral Designs Oar Specialty 56 EAST 161ST STRIEET Grecnhousesg 161st St. and Gerard to River Avenues Get your Graduation Bouquets of us. Order early AUG. VOSS 81 CO. 3431 THIRD AVENUE Near 1'67th Sf. New York CUTLERY AND LEATHER GOODS .Sfeam Grinding of Skafes Our .Specialty Brief cases and satchels at a. 10 per cent discount to Morris students. 1428 BOSTON ROAD Dealer in. Toys, Stationery and Sport- ing' Goods A SPECIAHA inducement to the scholars of M. H. S. VVi11 allo-W 10 PER CENT DISCOUNT to every scholar' who nurchases' anything' in my store for il dollar or over. Telephone Melrose 3598 Dr. George M. Alexander SVRGEON IJENTIST ANI? VYORRI-IEA SPECIALIST 764 East 160th St. Bronx, N Y. For advice on how to become a Champ Runner, see POPKINS Clay Ave. and 167th St. I. HIRSCHHORN 2920 THIRD AVE. NEAR 152NlD ST. Graduation Gifts a Specialty XN'atchQs. Diamonds and Kings If you say "I raw it in the flllllllllfu you may yer Il dismzmt The German Hospital Training School FOR NURSES IN NEW YORK offers a three-year course of training for young women desiring to take up the profession of Nursing. As Registered Nurses fR.N.l graduates are free to choose any one of the various phases of work pertaining to nursing, such as positions in hospitals, as social service workers, as tenement and factory inspectors, as school and district nurses, as well as nursing in the Army and Navy and private nursing. For further information apply to Superintendent of Nurses, GERMAN HOSPITAL AND DISPENSARY 77th STREET AND LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY NORTH SIDE SAVINGS BANK 3230 Third Avenue, Near 163rd Street NYrite for a copy ofthe "North Side liulletinf' It tells you all about the "Boroughs Growing Bank." OFFICERS JOHN G. BORGSTEDE, Prmidfnf T. J. CHAHOT-,riff-1,7'!'J'idF7lfJ'1F. H. VVEFI-:R GEO. N. REINHARDT, Trearurrr ARTHUR A. EKIRCH, Srfrfmry A SSETS O Y I2 R S1.500,000.00 Danzig Bros. Svrhnul unit Glnllrgr lghutngraphn llanoramic Photography a Specialty 894 PROSPECT :XYFNUF BRONX, N. Y. If you my "I nm' if in the i47lIlIll1fH you may gzff a discount


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