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The preparation of this volume has been a genuine pleas-
ure to us, and if you can find, in the reading of it, but a small
fraction of the satisfaction we had in the selection and arrange-
ment of the material, our efforts will have been Well Worth while.
All this work could not have been done had it not been for
the unselfish Way in which some members of the faculty gave
up their time and energy to aid us. To Miss Hall, we owe a
debt We can never repay for the many hours she gave up bo
Board meetings, and to the going over of the material. lt was
her care and patience that made possible the literary quality
of the book. To Mrs. Nice also, we are greatly indebted for the
untiring perseverance with which she pursued clubs and een-
sors to get the pictures and write-ups. Miss Parker, by her
loyal Work on the Art division of the book has done a great
deal to make it attractive in appearance. We wish to thank
Mr. Meyers, whose keen business insight has been of much aid
in making the Annual a successful financial ventureg Mr.
Kessler, whose persistent efforts secured us our great number
of advertisements and Mr. Schlossberg, whose steady hammering
insured the large circulation of the book. We feel that seeing
the finished copy of the Work to which they 'have given so much
will be the best thanks we can give them.
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During the last political campaign, We heard many lusty
orators deplore the lack of school spirit in Morris. Before we dis-
cuss this question, let us see what school spirit really means. Is
school spirit the support of athletic and literary activities, the
carrying away of trophies of the field of battle? All this is a
part of school spirit, and the stimulus of competition and glow
of victory seem always to please us, but school spirit is a far
broader thing than this.
The war has made a change in Morris. Our school has
emerged from those harrowing days with a broader conception
of education than the narrow recitation period. VVe have found
that high school life has greater possibilities than our textbooks
will permit, and in finding that, we have acquired the right
school spirit. We consider school spirit to be the realization
by the students of the greater meaning of high school life.
Spirit is essentially an abstract thingg it may find application
in cheering on the athletic field or attending debates, but it
must exist within ourselves. The best kind of school spirit is
not that which makes loud 11oise and show, but the steady, un-
dying flame that keeps brightly burning somewhere deep in our
And this is the spirit we have acquired. Look at our twelve
golden stars, our twelve boys who have made the supreme sacri-
fice, that the world might be made safe for democracy. Theirs
was the real spirit, the steady, undying fiame, which moved
them on to greater efforts, to greater service, to greater sacrifice,
until they could do no more. O ye boys, with hearts of gold
indeed, may your spirits hovering over us on heavenly wings
inspire us always to do what is right and what is noble.
lt is the splendid spirit of these boys that we are acquiring,
and when we have that spirit, is it not petty to complain about
the poor support of the athletic team or literary club? Let us
not try to force this newly-found consciousness into any par-
ticular groove, let us rather give it free play, to find an outlet
where it wishes. We should be content that we have this fine
spirit, the spirit that will make our Morris community a better
place to live in, that will make us all better men and women.
In this 1919 Annual, we have tried to mirror the life of
the new Morris. We are showing the part, a small part, indeed,
but a great work for us,-the part which our school has taken in
the war. Of the literary work in the book, we feel justly proud,
and can do so without being accused of egotism, for it is the
work of the students, and our only task was to skim the cream
from the milk. We consider some of our contributions to be
works of real literary value, and hope you will find added
pleasure from their perusal as the years roll on. The book, we
realize, is rather more serious than its predecessors, but when
we are all groping for a new light, those of us who have seemed
to find some landmarks on the way should disclose them to the
rest of us.
"We're nearest Heaven when we 're young," sang the
poet. Our high school days should be among the happiest days
of our lives. We hope in this book to call up again in memory,
in the dim days of the future, the many happy days and the
many happy times we had in the new Morris.
The Board of Editors, and Business Staff of the Morris Annual,
and congratulations on this publication which records the
achievements of the past year, and pays tribute to those, our
Morris Boys, whose heroism and devoted service to our Repub-
lic in the Great War are an inspiration for the dedication of
ourselves to its service in the peace which their supreme sacri-
fice has helped to secure, and so, too
All Morris Boys and Girls,
and a word on some of the ideals that, as I sec it, should domi-
nate the life of our school.
The boys and girls who enroll at Morris thereby accept
citizenship in a republic within its walls, dedicated to the ser-
vice both of the individual and of the community, a republic
in which consideration of the rights of others is the test of good
conduct, and in which, exactly as in the nation, the basis of good
citizenship is good will and cooperation, a republic in which
equal opportunity is real and genuineg a republic in which only
those receive the rewards and blessings of citizenship, who, by
hard work and discipline, acquire an outlook upon life, at once
loyal in purpose, constructive in deed, and reverent in spirit.
We are privileged to be teachers and pupils in Morris, in
the most momentous years in the history of mankind. In the
words of President Wilsoii, "We are witnessing the dawn of a
uew day1" The great lesson of the war forthe schools, is this:
that only that man is efficient who is trained, and that the man
who knows is the man who leads.
Ours is the responsibility of upholding the high traditions
of our beloved school, traditions of fair play and hard work,
of honor, truth and service. A new tradition created for us
by the war must ever, hereafter, be our inspiration. The glo-
rious record of Morrisites in their country 's service challenges
us to become their comrades, now and as long as life shall last,
in reverence for the principles of democracy, and in unstinted
support of its ideals in our land. Among all enlightened na-
tions, democracy is to-day, not merely a sentimentg it is a creed,
a. religion. Amongst our own people, its worshippers prize the
precious heritage of the past, and are determined that the ty-
ranny of neither king nor class shall overthrow the institutions
of our Republic.
In this crisis, and for this cause, I summon every Morrisite
who enters our portals, to the high task of making the most of
his opportunity. May we so discharge our sacred duty, that
those who come after us, shall receive from us their heritage
unsullied and enriched.
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CTo those who lie in Iflrmzcaj
The Book is ope11 and with golden pen
He erosses slowly from the Page of Life
The names of those whom He has called to Him
The hour came, and passed, and found them true,
They gave to freedom all that man could giveg
They fought like heroes, and like heroes diede
But not their memory, that for aye shall live.
For them grim death no fearful terrors held,
'Twas but a rest from duty nobly doneg
And as they passed away their white lips smiled:
For, to the hero, death is victory Won.
Though men shall come, then pass in death away,
And sculptured marhle in the dust shall lie,
Heroic dead, your names shall live among
The names of those who were not horn to die.
Rest ye in peace, there stands upon your graves
The highest honor won by pen or laneeg
The highest honor man may hope to Win
In death is thine-a cross on the fields of Franee
The Book is elosedg the pen is laid away
To Wait, like man, the trumpet's clarion call
Proclaim the coming of the Judgment Day.
IRVING P. ORENS, '22
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' S A' W HESE are the chosen few. These are the sons
M X K 'Q 1 of Morris who laid down their lives in "the
,ii V war to end war."
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p hi ,,, . ever can boast of. To us they are an incentive
ik ,! 5 M i to greater achievement. They are our heroes,
,r I +1 p the bravest of the brave, and so we honor them.
' A ' . But our words can never do them justice.
ii 1 THEIR DEEDS speak for them. These splen-
'muse did youths have a tale that is simply told,
but oh, how glorious, how inspiring it is.
Theirs is a tale of duty done, which in the doing cost them life.
Each one 's story we give to you. Some are long and some
are short, but all tend toward the self-same end, Death for hu-
manity. ,,, ,, ,.
Emanuel Abel graduated from Morris in June 1914. He
left Cornell where he was studying mechanical engineering and
enlisted in Company A, 39th infantry. As he was a member of
the Regular Army he was sent "Over thcren at once. On Sep-
tember 30th, 1918, Private Abel lost his life in the Argonne-
Meuse fighting. He was twenty-one years old at the time of his
Lieutenant James f'owan Andes graduated from Morris in
1910. In school he was a member of the Rifle Team and won
many medals. To him was given the signal honor of being one
of three New York men to receive the Distinguished Service
Medal. It was on July 19th, during heavy fighting near Sois-
sons that he, at the head of his platoon, went over the top. He
led his men in the face of heavy machine gun fire to a cave in
which several Germans had taken refuge. Rather than allow his
men to undergo the risk, he entered the cave and demanded the
surrender of the enemy. As a result of this heroic act he was
Elliott B. Clark, Jr., met his death in the carrying out of
his duty. While carrying a despatch on a motorcycle he col-
lided with a truck. This resulted in his death. He was but
seventeen years old at the time. Elliott had attended Inwood
Annex and then the main building. He showed considerable
activity, being a member of the Boy Scouts and several other
Sergeant Lawrence F. Condon, of the 106th Infantry, was
killed in action. On September 4th he entered battle and was
ELLIOTT B. CLARK, JR. NENN'BI2RRY HoI.BIz,00K
WILLIAM J ONES DAVID VV. BIILLER
severely wounded by a shell which shattered his left leg. Un-
conscious, he was borne to the operating table where he died.
His unconsciousness saved him from terrible suffering.
Sergeant Matthew f'1'0SS0l'l sailed for France with Com-
pany E of the 54th Pioneer Regiment during August 1917.
He was there for about a month before he came down with
pneumonia. First reports showed that he was progressing fine-
ly, but eventually he succumbed and on October 7th passed
away. He was twenty-five The sergeant was a veteran in the
service for he had been on duty at the Mexican border with the
71st Regiment. He graduated from Morris in June, 1912.
Frederick Eriksen entered the service in 1917. He sailed
with his regiment, the 107th of New York's famous 27th Divi-
sion, for France in June 1918. The regiment was combined
with British forces on the West front and soon entered battle.
Eriksen on going over the top was struck by gunshot and in-
stantly killed. He was buried by his comrades under a little
wooden cross at Abeele, France. e
Second Lieutenant Henry Gundlach entered the service in
September 1917. At Camp Upton he was recommended for the
Officer 's Training School, and obtained his commission. While
in France he served with the 305th Infantry and the 111th, suc-
cessively. As a member of the latter regiment he entered the
fighting at Fismette on the Vesle River. It was during this
action, on the morning of August 11th, that he met his death.
Jeremiah S. Hennesey entered the U. S. Naval Reserve on
May 27th, 1917 . After finishing his probation at the Pelham
Bay Naval Training Station he volunteered as a guard over a
T. N. T. plant in New Jersey. From here he was transferred to
various battleships and in a very short time became coxswain.
He was to have received his commission as Ensign when he fell
sick of influenza. Ten days later he was attacked by pneumonia
Before we entered the war, Newberry Holbrook went over
with the City Ambulance Unit. For one year he saw conside-
rable service with the French. Then the United States entered
the conflict and he enlisted in the American Expeditionary
Force. He was in active service until January, 1918, when he
fell sick with typhoid fever, and shortly afterward died. Hol-
brook was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French Govern-
ment for displaying great bravery. He drove his ambulance
about under heavy gun fire regardless of self.
Williani Jones entered the Officers' Training Camp at
HENRY GUNDLACH ISIDORE ROTGARD
JEREMIAH S. HENNESY MATTHEW G. CROSSON
, Gold Stars
Plattsburg as soon as he graduated from City College in June
1917. He was the only man in the College to pass the entrance
tests for this camp. He never saw actual service, for he was
attacked by para-typhoid, of which he died, after only three
months of training. I At Morris he had been a member of the
football team, and Won his HM". He graduated in June 1913.
David W. Miller served with the 30th Engineers at Camp
Upton. On March 30th, feeling ill, he was permitted to go home.
From here he was removed to the Polyclinic Hospital, suffering
from appendicitis. An operation proved ineffectual and he
died on March 17th, 1918.
Isidore Rotgard, who in his letters home expressed the ut-
most abhorrence toward the Germans for their atrocities, by
a strange turn of fate was himself slain as a result of an atrocity.
Some American forces, among which was Rotgard's regiment,
were engaged in hand to hand fighting in a dense forest near
the Marne. During the engagement Rotgard was wounded and
sent to a hospital twenty miles behind the lines. While he was
on the operating table German airplanes bombed the hospital
and Rotgard wa killed.
Missing in Action
Lieutenant Philip Hassinger went to France with the
American Aviation corps. It was on September 28th, during the
Saint Mihiel drive, that he went up over thc lines in an aero-
plane and failed to return. As no definite news of his fate has
ever come, there is still a faint hope that he may even yet re-
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The following letter explains itself. We have given it a
place in the ANNUAL because we feel that it gives better expres-
sion to the spirit in which these boys entered the service and
laid down their lives than any words of ours could do. Praise
from us would be poor in comparison with the splendid sense
of dedication to the cause of Right pervading every sentence.
Rotgard's own words are the most fitting memorial for him and
for his comrades. V
. . . . . . .We have been drilling and working pretty strenuously
lately, so that I could not find time to write you sooner. We dig
trenches, have gas mask drill, take long hikes. One feels pretty
tired at the end of the day. However it is great training and
hardens one to -the point where he can endure anything. Al-
though conditions are quite different, naturally, from what
LAXNRIGNCIC F. UONDON J AMES COWAN ANDES
EMANUEL ABEL FREDIWICK ERIKSEN
they were at Camp, the authorities are doing their utmost to
provide us with all conveniences and comforts, knowing this,
we look at everything in a cheerful light and we know that this
optimism and unwillingness to grumble is an earnest of the fine
things we are going to do at the front.
How proud I am of being an American! The people of
this town somewhere-in-France tell me that they admire Ameri-
can clan, American generosity, and the American spirit of fair
play. Perhaps I am overstepping the bounds of modesty but I
am merely giving you a transcript of the words of various Allied
soldiers I have spoken to. The Canadians are certain that We
shall make as good a showing as they, the Australians are sure
that we shall share with them the task of wiping out the Huns,
the English "Tommies" like the freedom and ease of our ways.
Furthermore, some of the Allied soldiers say that the Americans
now in the front line are putting up a splendid fight against
It is proverbial that one does not know how good a thing
is until he misses it. Therefore, when a Lieutenant who hails
from a western state told me of the fine soldiers that come from
the West, of the fine people that live there, and of the splendid
opportunities one can find there, it began to dawn on me what a
wonderful country our United States is. It is so big, so gener-
ous, so fair to all, that it is a privilege to fight for such a land.
Being a soldier is not a trivial game, yet when one remembers
that our country is trying to spread the light of liberty, inter-
national fairplay, and the right to live and let live, throughout
the world, one can endure anything. American adaptability,
which enables our soldiers to beat their instructors at their own
game, and American patriotism will tame the Hun.
Inasmuch as this day has been decreed Mother's Day, I
have written to my parents and expressed to them my deep
gratitude for the numerous sacrilices they made so that I might
get a college education. But their previous unselfishness is no-
thing in comparison with their ready willingness to let me en-
joy the privilege of fighting for the best country in the World.
Although they worry and perhaps silently suffer, I am proud
of having parents who would be ashamed to have me stay at
home in the present crisis.
Co. H, 307th Infantry.
Compiled by GREGORY PINCUS.
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A PLAY IN THREE ACTS
The Soul of Man
Daughters to Instruction
Daughters to Education
Scene-A small garden surrounded by a high circular wall
All over the smooth-shaven grass are bright white daisies, with
sparkling buttercups liberally sprinkled among them. Here
and there are bushes with roses in full bloom. At the largest
of these bushes, in the center of the garden, are seated three
figures, wearing rose-colored garments. Instruction, in the
center, is a charming matron, whose golden hair, blue eyes, and
fair cheeks have not yet lost the lustre of youth. At her right
is Learning, a maiden with a comely, but expressionless face 5
such a one as is chiseled out by artists, which lacks the feeling
of life.. At her left is Reputation, a bewitching damsel, whose
bright, laughing eyes and pretty dimples have won her many
slavish followers. Through a small door in the wall at the side
of the garden enter Galahad, Thought, Enthusiasm and Caution.
Galahad is a lad of thirteen, rather small in stature, with' dark
hair, a well-formed face, and the hope and idealism of V youth
shining in his deep brown eyes. Thought is a kindly, grave
spirit and follows Galahad about like a faithful nurse- It is
impossible to describe her, for her appearance is always chang-
ing. Enthusiasm and Caution, though sister and brother, are
direct opposites. The one clad in bright gold, romps about
playfully, and all who see her cannot escape from the con-
tagion of joy in her lively eyes. The other is groomed in sombre
brown, his pace is stately, almost melancholy, his frown chills
the happy feelings of those who are near him.
The Triumph of Education
Galahad: Camazedj What is this?
Thought: This is the realm of Instruction, Where we make
our first halt. After that we will pass beyond this wall into the
garden of Education. Keep your wits about you, Galahad, for
upon the choice you make now depends your whole future.
Galahad: C more amazed than beforel Are my high school
days, then, so important that my whole future depends on them?
I thought they were merely meant to prepare me for college, or
Thought: Nay, my son, that is the mistake so many make,
to their sorrow. Your high school days are a preparation for life
-even more, they are a great part, perhaps the sweetest part,
of life itself. Galahad the boy will be moulded into Galahad
the man in one of these two gardens. Take heed that the charms
of Instruction do not overcome you, we must see Education
before we make our choice .
Her warning falls on deaf ears, for Instruction, spying the
youth, comes forward with her two daughters smilinglg to greet
him, and Galahad is oblivious of all else in regarding the charm-
Instruction: Welcome to our kingdom, young Galahad.
Here will you find the greatest happiness, for many have found
it here before you. Be obedient to me and my daughter Learn-
ing: Reputation, too, will help to make your days interesting
and profitable, and then your sojourn here will be one of end-
Learning: Cextending her hand to Galahadj Come, my
young friend, I will teach you all the things worth knowing in
this world . If you but spend your four years in this garden in
my hands, you will leave it well equipped to take your proper
place in the world.
Reputation: Ctahing his other hand, and laughinglg drag-
ging him forwardb Do come, Galahad. We 'll play together, and
have such fine times here. You'll like me, I'm sure you will,
CGalahad follows them in a dazej
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Thought: Cwhispering to himj Remember my Warning
Galahad, do not choose to rest here until you have seen the other
garden, or you may pay dearly for it.
Enthusiasm: Cinterrupting in a loud uoicej Go, master, I fol-
low. Who could wish a betterplace to live in than this, where
one has helpful Learning and mulch sought-after Reputation!
Galahad disregards Thought, and walks on, closely dogged
by Enthusiasm. Caution lags behind. 'Thought exits, discon-
solately shaking her head. After her exit,:the one door in the
garden vanishes, leaving a solid wall.
Two years later
Scene I. -The same garden, but greatly changed. Most of
the grass has died away, the little that remains is yellow and
.shriveled up. The daisies droop their heads, and the buttercups
are faded. The roses have all disappeared, and the bushes are
now nothing more than bare twigs. Against one of these are
seated Learning and Galahad. The latter looks tired, disap-
pointed. Enthusiasm sulks away to one side. Caution looks
Caution: Cto Galahadj Alas, Galahad, see what you have
done to my sister! Instruction and her daughters no longer
please her, they have crushed all the spirit out of her. You
have suffered in her an irremediable loss. Why do you not
break away from your prison here, and go with her to brighter
Galahad: Indeed, Caution, I am tired here. The smallness
of the place oppresses me, and its beauty has vanished, as you
see. I can no longer find pleasure in the garden nor with these
women. CTo Learning, impatientlyl Come, cease your talk.
You may be valuable to me, you may develop my brain, but man
is more than a mere machine for cramming facts. There is a
deeper spirit, a more holy Hame in man, which struggles for
existence, and which you do your best to stifle. I wish I had
never chosen to rest with you.
The Triumph of Education
Learning: Qcalling out in dismayj Mother, Sister, come
here quickly! Galahad is no longer willing to stay with us!
Instruction and Reputation come running up.
Reputation: What, Galahad, do my charms no longer please
you? Is it not your ambition to stand high in the eyes of the
world, to have all men bow down at your feet? You have been
a faithful pupil to my sister these last two years, continue so
two years longer, and I will lead you to an earthly throne, amid
the plaudits of all. '
Galahad: Cscornfullyj I care no longer for your empty
show. There are better things in life than mere selfish pride and
Instruction: Galahad, does this garden not give you, do we
not give you, happiness? All others have remained with us,
and have gone out, knowing all things, and standing high in
the eyes of the world. VVhat could one seek that is better than
Galahad: Nay, Madam, this wall hems me in, the garden
has lost its beauty for me. Others may have been happy here,
because they knew of nothing better, but last night, as I slept,
I had a vision of another garden, which is boundless in extent,
and which always keeps the beauty of spring, where earthly
things are forgotten, and where one lives in higher and purer
regions, I will not rest content until I have entered that gar-
den. Oh Thought, please come and deliver me from here.
Immediately a cloud appears, deposits Thought, and van-
ishes. Instruction, Learning and Reputation draw back in fear.
Thought: I heard your prayer, my son, and came here
straightway. Know thou that whenever thou wishest Thought,
she is right at hand, ready to help thee. The vision of last night
is that of a real garden, the garden of Education. It was sent
by me to make you tired of lying here in a rut, to make you wish
for something better. This garden can offer you nothing real,
see how they cannot stand against me C pointing to the three fig-
ures slinhing sullenly awayj-But come, enough of this, we
will pass into the garden of your dreams.
The Triumph of Education
As Galahad, Thought, Enthusiasm and Caution approach
the wall, a door suddenly appears, through which exeunt.J
Scene II.-Another garden. This garden has no walls and
no limitsg it stretches on all sides as far as the eye can see. There
is no entrance to it, the four travelers have in some miraculous
way landed in it. The grass all about is covered with violets and
dark pansies, with rose bushes at more frequent intervals than
in the other garden. Beside one of these are seated the god-
desses of the garden. Education, clad in white, is in the center,
grave and thoughtfulg of tall figure and commanding bearing.
At first glance, she is not so attractive as Instruction, but as
Galahad gazes more steadfastly on her jet black hair, her rosy
cheeks, and her wonderful deep brown eyes, which have in them
worlds of feeling, he forgets the passing charm of Instruction
in the deeper, more lasting beauty of Education. And so it is
with the two figures in deep blue on either side. Intelligence,
at the right, is dark, like her mother, and her face is so expres-
sive that Learning, with her emotionless features, pales into in-
significance compared with her. Friendship, the third member
of the group, has also that dark beauty which does not attract
so many at first as the fair and charming Reputation, but here
one can never tire of gazing on that serene, happy, beautiful
face. Education spies Galahad, and comes forward with her
daughters, their hands outstretched, and kind smiles on their
Education: Welcome, my son, I am glad to see you. I am
glad that you have escaped from the snares of my foster-sister,
Who, pretending to be me, has caught many who were coming
here, and kept them with her forever, poor unfortunates. How
fared you there? Q
Galahad: fin disgustj Ah, Madam, at fir-st I was overjoyed
at being there, but soon my joy was turned into misery. I -found
that I was cramped in by the wall, through which I could flnd no
means of escape. The garden grew uglier and uglier day by day,
and I saw that what I had mistaken for beauty in Learning and
Reputation were merely surface charms, which soon vanlshed.
I grew sick of gazing in Learning's empty face, and Reputa-
The Triumph of Education
tion's promises had little effect on me, for I ceased to care for
such things. My pretended friends, they stuffed up my brain
with as much as they could, and fed not a crumb to my deeper
spirit. But Chneeling respectfully before Educotionj I hope
I may find here real, lasting happiness.
Education: Cruising him upb Indeed you will, dear Gala-
had, for those that seek happiness here always find it, but alas,
too few have strength enough to leave the other garden and
come here. I cannot promise you worldly success, as does my
foster-sister, but I promise you spiritual and moral success. The
life of the inhabitants of this garden is that of which the poet
"Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife,
Their sober wishes never learned to stray,
Along the cool, sequestered vale of life,
They kept the even tenour of their way."
Cturning, and showing the gardenj, As you see, this garden is
boundless, and it is my dearest wish that you should not rest in
one narrow spot, but should wander over as much of it as you
can, though no mortal being can ever see all of it. I will not
try to force anything on you, the natural reaction to force is
disobedience. I will rather try to draw out the best that is in
you, to guide you along the higher planes of life. If you follow
your own inclinations, but let my daughters help you, I am sure
that you will find this garden ever beautiful and our company
Intelligence: Though Learning's mandates are important
and valuable, there are more vital things in life than she knows
of, and so I will try to guide you in understanding character,
and the actions and motives of life, in knowing the people of
whom this world is made up, in interpreting events, rather than
learning them. I will help you descend deep into the well of
Philosophy, instead of merely tasting at the surface, as you did
with my cousin.
Friendship: Love is the dearest and the most precious thing
in this world, Galahad. I will try to help you in selecting
friends, so that you will soon have a chosen few, who love you,
and whom you love. Then will your life become bigger and
broader. I hope that you will also grow to love your fellow-men
The Triumph of Education
by serving them wherever you can. Reputation requires com-
petition, for only by raising yourself above your fellow-men
could you achieve the rewards she offers. My faith is in co-
operation, in working together with your comrades for the com-
Galahad li.stens eagerly and attentively to them, and is for
a time speechless with jour He finally recovers his voice, and
exclaims rapturously: How grateful I am to you all! How happy
you have made me! You have opened up before me endless vis-
tas of perpetual happiness. When I compare this with my nar-
row, miserable prison cell, 1 feel so sorry that I was foolish
enough to stop there without first coming here. CBursts into
Education: Ctaking him in her armsj No, no, my son, do
not weep, you have discovered your mistake earlier than most
people-indeed, many never discover it at all. We must learn
by sad experience, and yours, fortunately, has been a short one.
You have still two years in which you may remain with us, and
you can make those years full of bliss-
At this point the Soul of Man enters. Her face is heavenly,
and there is a divine halo playing about her. She is robed in
the colors of the sunrise, the beautiful auroral flush of the new-
born day. Her colors are ever changing with the sun. She is
indeed not of this sordid earth, but rather some ethereal being.
The Soul of Man: Galahad, my dear friend, I am so glad
that you have made this choice, for now I can dwell with you
forever. I am that deeper, spiritual self in you, I am your
soul, that struggled to find expression in the garden of Instruc-
tion, but could not. Here I am free to go with you on your
journey through life. I am glad that you have given up your
senseless book-learning for the cultivation of lasting friendship,
fl the thinking of good and noble thoughts, for the apprecia-
tion of the good and the beautiful in poetry, in literature, in
music, in art, for by so doing, you have brought me to life.
Triumph of Education
Two years later.
Scene-The same. But the garden is much more beautiful
than before. The grass is longer and greener, the modest vw-
lets lift their heads, the colors of the pansies blend most delight-
fully, the roses are entirely open, giving forth all their beauty
and all their sweet fragrance to the senses. At the same bush
are seated Education, Intelligence and Friendship, whose
beauty has increased, ratherthan diminished with the years.
Galahad is a tall boy of seventeen, and his eyes now, in addi-
tion to their hope and idealism, have begun to acquire that
mysterious something which makes Education and her daughters
so beautiful. His head rests peacefully in the lap of Education.
The Soul of Man sits by his side, their constant companionship
has made them closer friends than ever. Thought and Enthu-
siasm smile approvingly on Galahad, and even Caution wears
ever a smile, instead of the usual frown.
Galahad: Dear Mother Education, and Mentors, Intelli-
gence and Friendship, I need not say how happy you have made
me. You have helped me discover my dearest friend, my Soul,
since I entered your garden, my life has seemed to expand into
something bigger and better. All my friends, Thought, Enthu-
siasm, and even Caution approve my resting here, and when
these are all of one mind, We may safely follow them. And
they are right, for here I have found real happiness.
The Soul of Man: Ay, Galahad, you have tasted in this gar-
den of the true fruits of life. May you continue to dwell here
LEON LIFSCHITZ '19
is fox' l'll'K'SlllIll'll, thoso ohjof-ts
Uhr illlnn-in Alphahrt
D rilivn I ffl lo Frrsli nz tl 11
is Auclitoriuni Wherein we assemble
And nroduce Yoval sounds that
would nmkc Molba tI'01IllJl0.
stands for lilzwlilaoaliwl, at XVllll'l1 with
You umm :is von nnn'1nu1'. "I wish
l'cl tho book."
is for l'oi'1'ido1's, where lIlll'll1iS un-
B04-ause they'1'e by teachers no
is for Discipline, sternly 1-nforccdg
For girls with tho g.rig'g'lvs is ciwrgy lost.
is Excuse, which inay be of
much uso, f
lf Tmohoi' is not woll await-
of your rush.
Who soc-in to do nziuglit hut
vnvuinhoi' the 02ll'lll.
o u l
is for Gloe l'luh, hc-loved by all!
How thoy all Plmrin our Pars as so swm-tly they squall!
is for l'lOITll"W0l'li. ax thing wo clvspisv,
Vllhich if wv should do would our teachers surprise.
The Morris Alphabet
I is Invention, which you must employ,
If you would a lessonless evening
J is our Judges, the teachers are they,
'We fear them the most on the term's 9
closing day. ,:e,
K is for knowledge, which hard to attain, WEMW
VVhen gotten is worth all the trouble
L is for Lunch-room, where calmly to eat
NVithout spilling something is surely a feat.
M is for Morris, our school ever dear,
Enshrined in our hearts for many a
year. Pj ugly
N is for Nerve, which all students possess, We F' .
Thou h all to this ualitv do not confess. 4
. . . if r
O is for Office Where fates are decided, fi' ,
To its tender mercies our marks are i "" i
P is for Piper, that great institution
To which our best wits make apt contribution.
is for Quietude, wished for by some,
You may guess from whose lips these sentiments come.
The Morris Alphabet
R is Report Card on which you may find
Good reason to think that a blank
1S your mind.
S is for Study Hall, where silence should
But silence deposed, wh1sp'ring rules
In the main.
T is for Teachers, those much abused
If you handle them right they're
in for a joke.
U is University, where all hope to go,
And trust that their journey to it be not slow!
V is Vacation, that time of delight
When all that's been taught us we soon forget quite-
w is for Willingness, ye freshies take heed.
And help things along with a few kindly
X is itself in Alegbra dear C ?j
Its tortures and mazes you 'll soon learn
Y is its sequel and follower true,
To it as to X our sorrows are due.
Z is for Zero, ever a friend
Of those who are lazy and their habits don 't mend.
' Esfrmsn M. SCHVVAABE, '19.
Evllwn Zifnriune Urllrrz A Zliahle
. .5 t A -W. HEN Mr. Robert Horace Lixon Elmer Van
s v Q , Teller entered the clubhouse that evening-
as he was wont to do-he found a group of
gf .. ,e,rn , his fellow clubmen gathered in the reading
Eh L room. Not being of an intensely curious na-
ar, llf jr ture, yet entertaining a little interest in the
f matter, he took a magazine and proceeded to
" occupy an armchair beside the gentleman who
was the center of attention.
There sat Smith, fiushed and excited, talking volublyg his
voice not infrequently accompanied by a dignified gesture.
"-and upon my word, gentlemen, it happened exactly as
she had said."
He stopped short.
'tWhat happened?" Teller put in innocently.
"The prophecy, of course, my friend. Miraculous beyond
f'What prophecy?" pressed Teller.
With some impatience Smith heaved a sigh and answered:
t'Naturally, the prophecy that fortune teller madef'
The young gentleman in the armchair to his right sniffed
"Oh pshaw," he muttered, f'you're hopeless, positively,
Smith. The first ridiculous fad happening along finds you a
staunch adherent. Now it's fortune humbugs. VVhat next?'l
Manifestly disgusted, he closed the unused 'tAtlantic
Monthlyl' in his lap after replying with the cynicism above
It must here be said that Van Teller was quite popular
among his friends. His youthful exuberance gained for him a
liking that was unconcealed. He often caused altercations at
the club however through divergence of opinion. And this was
just such an occasion. Smith, though our young friend did
not know it, was Teller's rival in the deep sea of matrimony-
His elder companion hesitated dubiously for a moment
and then seeming to acquire courage afresh, turned on him with
a distinct air of conviction.
"See here, Van Teller," Smith spoke earnestly and with
some indication of his being indignant, "I do not admit that I
am in any way superstitious, but what I see and-what is more
Teller's Fortune Teller A Fable
-actually take part in--is indisputably and conclusively the
truth-unless my mind play traitor."
Van Teller now addressed himself to a third party who,
with a hand resting carelessly on either chair, had until now
discreetly refrained from taking part in the conversation. But
the discourse, noisy as it was, had wrought up in him a desire
to indulge in the vocal gymnastic exercise.
"Sorry, Teller, but I'm rather inclined to agree with
Smith, here. I recall the circumstances of the aifair distinctly."
"You simply refuse to be shown," Smith added. "You as-
sume that your view is the only o11e worth taking, and repel any
other. Only remember what Emerson said: 'What is the scholar,
if not a patron to every new idea of his time?' "
"Oh no, you 're unfair. I 'm simply incredulous about that
sort of thing."
"I'm willing to wager that you would be interested if you
were to try it once."
This suggestion was made with a staggering recklessness
"No use," the younger rejoined . "I take no stock in it.
It's lit for women-not for men of common sense."
"Don't dispute about it. Why not call his bluff, Teller,"
a bystander put in.
The young man spoken to only grunted in responsebut
the more impulsive Smith dived into the recesses of his dress-
coat pocket and produced a familiar check-book.
"Fifty iron men if I fail to satisfy you," he shouted.
Van Teller for once sought inspiration in the faces of his
fellow clubmen. Encouragement was the only feeling displayed
so he promptly followed his friend 's example.
After a few seconds of feverish scrawling, broken only by
an occasional "Drat that fountain pen," two fresh checks were
flourishing in the hands of the rapturous Beals, the third party.
"When shall we visit her?',
"Whom? Madame Fortuna Humbugga?" Smith queried.
"Now, if you want to. George"-he called to the' colored
waiter-"have a taxi at the south entrance immediately."
With a vehement "Come, you idiot," he caught Van Teller
by the arm, settled for the drinks, and, hustling him into a
waiting car, gave a few hurried directions to the chauffeur.
Telle1"s Fortune Teller A Fable
Presently they were motoring through the thickly conges-
ted precincts of "Little Italy". The car stopped before a di-
lapidated brick structure somewhere on lower First Avenue
where they alighted. Van Teller took a rapid survey of the
"What a peculiar air this place has," he commented in a
loud voice. "It savors of everything from stilettos and spa-
ghetti to scallions and heavy rye bread."
Smith, notwithstanding, failed to smile, the reason-
obvious. Leaning against a fence within y earshot, with his
swarthy features downcast, stood an Italian organ-grinder of
the most sinister appearance. It was evident that he had heard
the remarks for he raised his head comprehendingly.
Our young acquaintance felt something strongly akin to
fear take hold of him when his glance, following that of his
friend, fell on the fellow by the fence.
Smith came to the rescue by dragging him up the front
stairs and ringing the door-bell violently.
"Phew,' Teller admitted, when arriving at the top, "I
shouldn't like to meet that fellow in a dark alley-way. He
does look strange."
"To be sure-but come, here is the attendant."
A young girl had answered the call.
"Is Madame at home?" he asked with a spectre of a bow
to the domestic.
They were ushered into what resembled-in its relative
position to the other rooms of the apartment-a parlor, and
accordingly waved into chairs. Van Teller looked curiously
In the center of the room was a table of typically oriental
design surmounted by a Turkish hookah. A jumble of
swords, shields, battle axes, and what not covered the walls.
Between what appeared to be imitation oriental rugs one was
able to catch glimpses of a rough board iioor. Moreover the
heavy tapestries that were draped about the room and parti-
tioned off an alcove C a sort of divanj at the farther end of the
chamber denoted what effort the mistress had made to approach
true oriental taste. These gave the room a distinctly dreamy
Teller's Fortune Teller A Fable
All at once the tapestries near the divan parted and Ma-
dame Fortuna Humbugga herself entered amid all the flowing
glories of a camouflaged bathrobe and a clumsy salaam executed
by her attendant.
Van Teller sniekered at the awkard entry and com-
menced to show signs of an outburst, but a timely poke adminis-
tered by the Smith person saved the situation.
"You will have zee kindness to seet een zee mystic chair,"
she said to the stranger.
She pointed out a metal throne of questionable appearance.
Van Teller scrutinized it carefully and was finally prevailed
upon to sit in it.
In the increasing darkness of the room a red lamp flickered
and in its light Madame was seen describing a serpentine mo-
tion with her arms over ia crystal ball, every now and then
emitting a wierd moan.
To say there was no scientific instrument efficient enough to
record the vibrations made by the clicking of Van Teller 's teeth
during this process would be putting it mildly.
On to the seance itself. What a number of startling facts
were revealed. Teller learned for the first time that he was
graduated from Harvard, that he was born one year previous
to his birth, and that he was the only living reincarnation of
the ancient Scandinavian God "Nemo Domi."
"Am I to get no truths for my money?" he plaintively re-
quested when he had succeeded in halting the fusillade of
speech sufficiently to enable him to get a word or two in side-
"Ah yes," was the rejoinder, "all that I speak is truth.
Thee main difficulty lies in thee fact that you, man of thee
earthly mind, have been influenced by what is known as illu-
sions!" CSome more serpentine actioni.
"You bet-man of the earthly mind,"the patron of the oc-
cult said to himself. t'Yours is confoundedly unearthlyf
Nevertheless his interest was rising to a more marked pitch.
'fWhen shall I die?"
Out went the light and with its departure V311 Teller be-
came aware of a violent shaking in the region of his knees.
This he was powerless to control.
Madame 's voice rang through the darkness.
"At the stroke of twelve at midnight on Friday, the thir-
Teller's Fortune Teller' A Fable
teenth of March!"
"How am I to know that?" he demanded.
"The day before it happens you will be threatened with
impending destruction by a man with an ape."
And up went the light.
When Van Teller reached home that night he dismissed
his man and retired to think.
"Ha-ha," he laughed to himself, "Friday, the thirteenth
of March. She must take me for a mad March hare. She 's a
faker--no questionf' Still at brief, intermittent periods his
face would become tense with bitter thought. Perhaps there was
some truth in what she had said. After all, no woman would
dare venture so rash a statement. He was astounded to find
himself so moved by what he had treated with levity.
For that night and many nights to come, his rest was dis-
turbed by visions and dreams of monkeys, organ-grinders and
more apes. This thing affected him so, that the boys at the
club began to ask into his welfare with some concern. To these
courtesies he would answer as definitely as the oracle at Delphi.
Smith wisely avoided him with a smile. Van Teller even ne-
glected his semi-weekly visits to Genevieve and that in itself
betrayed the seriousness of his case. Ah, Genevieve, sweet
maiden of eighteen falls: and he about to make the nineteenth
in the form of a proposal.
By Thursday, the twelfth of the fatal month, he was on the
verge of a state of emaciation Cone of the few states not yet
gone bone-dryj. '
That morning as he bounded to the curb in front of the club
a hand was thrust in front of him and he became instantly
sensible of the strains of "Sweet Rosie O'Grady". At the same
time a small. red-coated monkey climbed to his shoulder and sat
there gibbering and hugging him as emotionally as though Van
Teller were his long lost brother.
"Look," the Italian said, "see how de monk like-a de reech-
a meester. Sure you gonna giva heem-a de coin-eh?"
When, following the voice, Teller set his eyes on the speaker
he felt the ground sink beneath him. He stood quaking, not
knowing whether to walk on or cry for help.
"No, no," he replied, "I have nothing today." and attemp-
ted to move on.
The gesticulating individual obstructed the stairs.
Teller's Fortquue Teller' A Fable
The door man came down now and took a hand in remov-
ing the demonstrative hindrance.
"I feex-a youf' was the last thing he said and biting his
index finger, drew it across his throat.
Wildly Teller leaped back into the auto and sped home-
wards. He was in a frenzy when he reached there.
"Pull down every shade in the house and lock the doors,"
he yelled. Then our young friend imbibed some fire water.
Into a chair he threw himself and covered his head with his
arms in true ostrich fashion.
"Oh, oh" he sobbed, "Genevieve must be another's. I
must not cause her a shock by my death. I shall drop quietly
out of her life and leave her everythin ."
During that last short night he slipt with clothes on and
throughout the next ,day abstained from everything save liquor.
The following evening he wrote a farewell note containing
his last will and testamentg then sat grimly awaiting his fate.
Towards eleven o'clock he was overpowered with a craving
desire for sleep. But no-he must meet his death awake and in
full possession of his senses. Against his will his head drooped
lower and lower until-he slept.
Had he been awake at that moment he would have seen a
flashlight playing about the window behind him. Then he would
have heard a scratching of glass. A dark cloaked figure swept
up behind him and laid a heavy hand on his shoulder.
He started, shrieked, but a steel blade descended and penetrated
"Help, I'm killed!" he called
With a bang his bedroom door collapsed and his terrified
butler entered, envelope in hand.
"What's wrong, sir?" he gasped breathlessly.
"There, pull the dagger out of my corpse. I'm dead, I
With a knowing smile Jones withdrew from his master's
shirt the cravat pin. Somehow it had been forced in the wrong
way and inflicted a slight wound.
"A telegram, sir."
Van Teller seized it and read:
' 'Dear Van:
Genevieve and I have just been married. No hard feelings.
Smith. ' '
Tellcfs Forlmle Teller A Fable
HFutliei' was right," the young man said, Hxvell, let 'eni
enjoy thu money as my wedding gift. Jones, bring me some
lXloi'al:wSceing is believing but always look twive.
M. PAUL H. GORDON.
' iii V
OHDS! how we juggle them,
Pat them and snuggle them,
Roar them and shout. them,
Rant all about them.
Say them when speaking,
Gurgle them eating,
Snarl them when buying,
Murmur them dying.
Use them orating,
And while debating,
Tearing and tlaying them,
Laughing, hurraying them.
Mutter them. sputter them,
Stammer and stutter them,
Falling them, mauling them,
Yowling and bawling them.
Love-sick we sigh them,
Defeated we ery them,
Tired we mumble them,
Vexed we grumble them.
Gabbling them, bleating them.
Spitting and heating them,
Bark them and spurn them,
Yet never learn them.
GREGORY PINCUS, '20
3 UT you can't go," said Bob, Hyou can't go
if . and leave me all alone-" The deep pleading
61 i voice stirred his brother, but he only shook
,i i his head and murmured, HI must." There
,Q they stood, the two brothers, so strangely
alike in appearance and manner, so strangely
' U ,. f different in character.
"J ack is a hero," a lady once remarked
as she watched the boys, "but Bob-y'
"But, Bob," interposed another, 'tBob is so lovable." And
those Cl131lC6 remarks summed up the two boys better than any
The older of the two, serious, grave, with an almost holy
fire in his deep gray eyes, determinedly faced his younger bro-
ther. The latter had a gay, carefree expression on his face al-
though for a moment a look of fear flitted over it. Then
gravely tlicking the ashes from his cigarette, he sardonieally
"Oh well, don it mind mc, Jack, don't bother taking care
"I do care for you, Bob," answered Jack. "You know that.
Why, l have taken care of you since you were a wee toddler,
but this, this is different."
HI don 't see it that way. lt's a beastly war and why any-
one should desire to go over and get killed is beyond me." He
shrugged his shoulders and turned away.
"I'm sorry, Bob, but it's no use, so buck up and help me
get ready. ll leave for camp in two days."
if Q SF ik 'li
Some months later Lieut. John Crothers sat reading a let-
ter. lt was from his brother and contained some highly inter-
It said in part: "I've been drafted and am now in camp.
Ilve been appointed corporal. But l've higher aspirations.
l should like to have a bar on my shoulder. Say Jackie, can ,t
you use your iniluence to get me a commission?"
"How like Bob," thought his brother, "always aiming for
the highest things but depending on some one else to boost him
up. But I suppose I must help him. After allt'-and he sat
in the mellow afternoon sunlight and looked back over the past.
In his fancy he saw himself a lad again, mothering Bob, fight-
ing his battles, doing his work so that Bob might be happier.
And so, after due time, Lieut. Robert Crothers was com-
missionedj And the papers back home contained glowing ac-
counts of the Orothers brothers, sons of the famous Civil War
officer and grandsons of a Revolutionary General, both officers
oftheA.E.F. , ,, , , ,
"Here's luck, old man," said J ack.
"Luck to you," answered Bob.
It was months later. The two brothers, on leave in Biar-
ritz had met by chance. They were now leaving for their regi-
ments and for the firing line. To Jack it was the most joyful
moment of his existence, that zero hour when he would go over
the top. To Bob-but to Bob it was a tragedy to be put off as
long as possible. ' 1 .
"Lieut. Robert Orothers is found guilty of cowardice in
the face of the enemy," pronounced the Judge of the Court
Martial. "And," he continued, "I condemn him to be shot."
A few more words, a final rustling of papers, the court was dis-
missed and the guilty officer was led away. ,
And in the meantime: "Lieut. John Orothers is awarded
the Distinguished Service Cross for conspicuous and extra-
ordinary bravery in the face of the enemy. He is hereby com-
missioned a captain." it it . i In
"But Jack, you must do something. You can 't let me die.
Think of the disgrace."
"You should have thought of that before," answered his
brother who had just arrived at the little French town where
his brother was held. "Yes," he continued, Hyou should have
thought of that when you turned and fled like a coward. Oh,
Bob, how could you do it? How could you?"
"I don 't know. Something made me turn and run. I was
so afraid to die. Oh, Jack," as the thought of his impending
doom came to him, "Oh, Jack, I am so afraid to die. You must
save me. You must." And Bob grovelled pitifully at his bro-
ther 's feet. -
"I'll see what I can do," answered Jack shortly. "But
brace up. Act like a man. Must you always act the coward?"
"I can 't help it, Jack . I'm so afraid to die."
Two Brothers .
A few days later the two brothers again sat facing each
other in the dark tent.
"live a plan to save you,H said Jack.
4'Oh Jack, tell me, tell me. VVhat is it? Will they let me
4'No-not that. Now listen carefully and everything will
be all right. I have asked for the privilege of commanding the
firing squad. Yes, I've received permission to do so. 'An un-
usual request' was all they said. Now I as commanding officer
will issue the ammunition and I will issue blank cartridges. Do
you understand? When the shots are fired you will fall ap-
parently dead, into the grave. Then I will substitute a dummy
and get you awayll'
UOh, J ack", interrupted Bob joyfully, "I can never, never
thank you-" His sad expression left him and the carefree
look of a boy shone on his face.
UBut," continued Jack, "you must act bravely. Step out
with a smile and don 't act like the coward that you are."
"I will,-oh, I will."
' as as an
"All ready, sir", said the soldier, saluting. Jack rose
wearily to his feet. He strode across the field to the place where
the soldiers stood facing the open grave. The prisoner was led
forth. Cheerfully he obeyed his orders. The soldiers stared,
amazed. Was this the supposed coward, so happily stepping
forth to his death? v
' A soldier stepped forward to blindfold him. Bob waved
him away and smiled at his brother.
Sadly the captain gave his commands. "Ready," and then
"Fire" Twelve rifles rang out and Bob fell to the ground, a
smile on his face-dead.
"Thank God," hoarsely whispered his brother, "he died
like a man." And unabashed he put his head in his arms and
GRACE GORLIN, June '19.
Hal QB' Mine
CDedicated to the 13th Machine Gun Battallion, A. Id. FJ
'YE eaten of your ha1'd1a.ek and 1'ye drunk
your seore of wine, .
I've marehed along beside you in parade:
1'ye diyvied up my fngs with you and halt
you had was mine,
Till in the field of Flanders you were laid.
Though you 're sleeping now in France
NVhere the slender lillies danve.
Pnl o' mine.
Wheii my time of life is past.
And the diee of death are east,
lVe will meet again at last,
Pal 0' mine.
l 've often slept beside you in the eold and rain and mire.
Iive joined you when on pleasure you were bent :
live eharged along beside you in a rain of leaden fire,
Until aeross The "Great Divide" you went.
Though you're sleeping 'neafh The sand
In a strange and distant land,
Pal o' mine,
ln the plaee where soldiers go,
lVhere no rising bugles blow.
lVe will meet again, I know,
Pal o' mine.
I tried to bandage up your wounds by ripping up my shirt,
The time you get a bullet through your ehesf,
And-Pal o' mine, it didn 't help a half a pineh of dirt-
You looked at me and smiled-and Then Hwent west".
O, you 're sleeping far away
Over there across the sea,
Pal o' mine,
lVhen the gentle breezes sigh,
And the soft winds hurry by.
Seems to me T hear your ery,
Pal 0' mine.
Pal o' Mine
Now, Pal o' mine, the time has co h
me, t e time you longed
When all the boys are coming from the warg
As through the crowd lined streets we bear our fla s f
Victory, ' '
I seem to see your spirit march before.
Though you 're sleeping now in France
Where the slender lillies dance,
Pal o' mine,
When my time of life is past,
And the dice of death are cast,
We will meet again at last,
Pal o' mine.
.IRVING P. ORENS, '22.
Frrrg Fhilanhrr Hhiliruhhg
HEN, in the year of our Lord 1918, a call
was made to the students of the High School
for volunteers for farm service, Percy Phil-
ander Philicuddy was among the first to an-
swer to his country 's call. Percy was 18 years
oldg a strapping fellow, having been substi-
tute on the High School 's chess teamg he was
imbued with that indomitable spirit: the
A Spirits of Eau de Cologneg besides these
qualities he was left-handed, and psycho-
logical research tells us that left-handed people are endowed
with more brains than the ordinary kind of human being, and
Percy Philander Philicuddy was the exception which proved
the rule. Having given you a deep insight into the intricate
character of our hero we will now proceed to his home, the time
being the night previous to the morning after which he was to
leave the wilds of Brooklyn for the civilised section of New York
State known as New Jersey. This is not the authorls but our
hero 's description of his destination. This statement of our he-
ro's may be explained by the fact that he had received 33 in his
Solid Ivory, I mean, Solid Geometry Regent's Exam.
When we meet our hero, Percy was standing in a room
bending over a valise which he was in the act of closing. The
call t'Philly, come down to your last supper," stopped himg he
hurried down leaving the valise unclosed. NVe shall use this op-
portunity to investigate the contents of the valise.
The last thing that had been packed was a pair of white
flannel pants, under these pants we found three white silk shirts,
alongside of which we discerned about half a dozen white silk
handkerchiefs. Had we not been previously informed otherwise,
we might have concluded that Percy Philander was going to
Palm Beach, excluding the fact that great doubts assailed our
mind as to the sanity of our hero. Vile shall now discard these
implements of pleasure and continue our search. At this stage
the first point in favor of the would-be farmer makes its appear-
ance, viz. an old suitg this was followed by a. sweater, a bathrobe
and three books, the titles of which were, Hlleft-Handed People
and Their Misuse on Earth" by I. M. Lafteyg a "Treatise on
the Use of Cosmetics" by I. Mabarba, and lastly "Bohemia" by
one of its denizens. Disgusted yet amused, we had decided to
abandon this investigation, when curiosity prompted us to close
Percy Philrmclcr Philicuddy
the valisc, turn it upside-down, open it and-we started back in
amazement, for this is what we saw: a complete manicuring set,
a tin of t'Cleana' ', which guarantees the buyer to make his hands
as white as snow and as soft as velvet, and if it does not give
satisfaction the buyer is at liberty to send the tin back to the
factory and the company will refund him the postage. Next
we found a bottle of ED. QP1NAUD's Eau de Cologne and a stick
of cosmetic, a pair of gloves, white kid, and a bottle of Black's
liniment for sore muscles. All these things remind us of the
following court trial:
Clerk-Gentlemen of the jury, are you agreed upon a verdict?
Clerk-NVhat is the verdict of the jury?
We shall now leave our hero and proceed to the Farm Cadet
Camp where he is to arrive the following afternoon.
Percy Philander Philicuddy arrived in camp in the evening
of the following day. The delay can be explained by the fact
that instead of taking the train for Woodbury, L. I., as he should
have done, he took the train for Woodbury, N. Y. He was re-
ceived with derisive laughter and nodding of elbows by the rest
of the boys in camp, who immediately nicknamed him the "Miss-
ing Link" of Darwin 's theory of the descent of man. Looking
at our youthful patriot we can 'ti blame Darwin for calling it the
Descent of man . From that time on Percy was the laughing
stock of the camp and the subject of numerous practical jokes
and pranks. Had he not complained of this treatment, his life
might have been more bearable in camp, but when Mr. Gracey,
the teacher-in-charge, acquainted the boys with the fact that,
on the complaint of Percy, he wanted them to ease up a little,
our would-be farmer's death warrant had unconsciously been
sealed. VVhen the time to go to bed had finally arrived, Percy
Philander was shown the cot where he was to pass the night.
Glad that now at least he would be free from the pranks of his
fellow camp-mates, he stretched himself and prepared to retire,
he undressed himself, sat down on the bed and thought of the
chocolate sundaes and demi-tasses he had missed, of the visits
to the barber and the manicure, to the confectioner and to his
girl he had not made. Then, having exhausted his capacity for
thought he looked at the inviting pillow and rather violently put
his head upon it, and with a cry of " ouch" rather more violently
Percy Philrmder Philfic uddy
jumped out of bed. When Mr. Gracey arrived on the scene and
inquired as to what had happened, Percy showed him a big
bump on his head. Upo11 investigation it was found that a big
rock had been placed underneath the pillow, causing this acci-
dent. When the "Missing Link" got up the following morn-
ing, he found, to his inconvenience, that his shoes were filled
with water, his stockings filled with burrs and his pants, pockets
filled with sand. At breakfast nothing was done to young hope-
ful except that one of the boys, having announced that he was
about to imitate David Warfield in the HAuctioneer", placed
his hand upon Percy's head and in a gruff voice demanded
"How much for this lumber yard?" The answers are of no
importance as Percy was not there to hear them. After break-
fast he was sent to a nearby farmer. Now were we to put down
the exact words the farmer used in describing Percy Philander's
work, we would probably become notorious as the latest addition
to the Rogues, Gallery, therefore we desist. The farmer had
told the would-be farmer to hoe a patch of tomatoes, first having
carefully explained and shown him how to do it. Half an hour
later Percy reported to the real farmer as having inished his
work, this was rather surprising, considering the fact that the
"would be" was a green hand and that it would require four
hours for an experienced worker to finish this same patch. His
employer returned with him to the scene of, as it later was
proved, great carnage. What Percy really had done can be de-
duced from the farmerls words: "I told you to hoe these toma-
toes not to plough up the landf, VVhat the farmer saw was
this: all his tomatoes had been rooted up by the hoe wielded by
Percy. What the farmer did was this: he told the "Missing
Link" to "beat it off his ground before he sicked his dogs on
Percy returned to camp dcjectedly and reported the un-
fortunate occurrence to Mr. Gracey.
The latter, sorry but amused, told him not to give it up,
encouraged him and cited the well known and much quoted pro-
verb, "If you don 't succeed at firstf' When the rest of the boys
returned from work they hailed Percy with 'tHello, Missing
Link" or " 'Lo, Missing" and even " 'Lo, Darwin's Inspira-
tion." Strange to relate, Percy Philander Philicuddy was not
offended but answered good humoredly, though in a lowered
voice as though he was ashamed of his own boldness, "Hello,
Percy Philcmder Philicuddy
Shorty" or " 'L0, Spaghetti" or whatever the nickname of
the boy addressed happened to be. As soon as the boys heard of
his experience they immediately added another cognomen to
his already long listg this time it was "The Wrecking Crew."
At dinner when tomatoes were put on the table as a side-dish,
the cry of "Hey, Wrecking Crew, get the hoe will ye" was
heard. To this, Philly, to give him a more dignified name
than "Missing Link" or "Wrecking Crew" and a more human
name than Percy Philander Philieuddy, answered: " All right
boys ,but wait till I've lived up to my name in regard to the
tomatoes, then I'll get the hoe." The latter looked at each
other in astonishment for such words were never expected
from him, they silently decided that the "Missing Link" was
becoming less and less of a missing link. Philly lived through
some more of the boys? pranks, among which was the one
when, after being tossed up in a blanket a few times, he was
solemnly declared a member, of the Order of the Sacred Ape.
Still it must be remarked that from then on the boys treated
Philly as one of their own and not as a Percy Philander Phili-
cuddy. Then next morning Percy got up firmly resolved to
make good. He was sent to a farmer who lived quite a dis-
tance away from his former employerg this time when Philly
was told to hoe, he hoed and did not plough.
He returned to camp at three instead of at six howeverg
when he got to camp he went to his cot, tested his pillow, and
went' to bed. He fell asleep quickly, not getting up until the
mid.dle of the night, when it suddenly dawned upon him that
here was his chance to get even with his camp-mates. He
racked his brain for some practical prank he might play on
them, finally he went out, returned in a few minutes and si-
lently, with a satisfied smile on his face, he went back to bed.
The next morning, the time to get up having arrived, general
consternation reigned in campg Shorty found that where his
pants used to be, those of Stretch now wereg where Spa-
ghetti's used to be those of Fatty could be foundg where the
latter's shirt used to hang the one belonging to Skinny had
taken its place, besides these time-saving devices there was
the record breaker in the form of a big heap of shoes and
stockings thrown together "pell-mell." Philly got out of bed,
looked at the turmoil and smiled. The boys looked at him,
caught the meaning of his smile and laughed good-humoredly.
- -- T- 1 "" :xr-'zrfz
Percy Philander Philicuddy
glad of Philly's resurrection. By the time the boys were
ready for work the farmers had arrived to inquire about the
cause of the delayg this matter was quickly explained, Philly
going with his farmer when the latter returned home. This day
he returned later than usual, having worked over timeg when he
returned to camp, however, he immediately we11t to bed, too
tired even to answer to the question whether some books and a
manicuring set which had been found in the nearby field be-
longed to him. In about two weeks' time Percy Philander had
gained the respect of the boys in campg in two weeks more he
had gained their admiration because he had become as good as
When camp broke up the boys were genuinely sorry to part
with Philly and this feeling was naturalg when he got on the
train which was to take him home, Philly was sent off with
"G'by, Hercules" or "S'long, Philly."
When Philly arrived home his mother started back aghastg
looking at his sunburned face she wanted to know why he had
not used some cold cream. His horny hands made the good wo-
man inquire as to what had become of his manicuring set, and
why he had not used "Cleana"g for answer he lifted her off the
ground, kissed her, put her back on firm footing and Percy
Philander Philieuddy, no longer an exponent of the uses of cos-
metics, Eau de Cologne, manicuring sets and the like, but now
a man, walked smilingly out of the room. In the fall, we find
him playing on the High School football team, imbued with that
spirit, the spirit to succeed.
MATIIIEU PRVOUJANSKY, June '19.
A Snlhiwn liragrr
When all is dark and weary,
And shadows eross the sky,
NVhen everything seems dreary,
And flowers droop and die,
NVhen hope and love and friendship,
Seem fading out of View,
A vision fair and radiant
Oft comes to me of you.
You with eyes so tender,
Your voice so soft and sweet,
You as I still remember,
Wheii onee we used to meet.
Oh, how my heart is yearning,
VVith sorrow and despair,
Most anxiously I'm waiting,
Your presence sweet to share.
Iiove, ,tis iny heart is speaking
These words that men may know
That even in the darkness,
My thoughts to thee still flow.
I comfort thee and bless thee,
Till brighter shines the sun,
God guard and keep you ever,
Till I return again.
lie Qlnmptr am-rn la Gun-rr
Au mois de juillet 1914 il-y-avait une bien heureuse famille
dans le village de B... en Belgique. Pere et mere Renaud
'aimaient bie11 leur fils Rene, age de quinze ans, et. leur fille Mar-
guerite agee de dix-neuf ans.
Au mois de Septembre 1914, apres que les hordes germaniques
avaicnt fait leur entree memorable dans le village de B .... il 11 'y
avait plus de famille Renaudg Rene avait vu tuer son pf-:re et
sa mere par un soldat allemandg sa soeur pour qui il aurait
volontiers donne sa propre vie, avait etc mutilee, mais sauvee
d'aut1'es atrocities par une mort miserieordieuseg lui-meme avait
ete blesse par cette meme bete sauvage, qui en lc voyant tom
ber a terre avait emis un bel eclat de 1'ire que Rene pensait ne
jamais pouvoir l'oub1ier.
Dans l'annee 1922 nous trouvons Rene en Amerique oh il
avait ete envoye par la Croix Rouge. ll oecupe la position de
directeur dans la meme maison de commerce avec laquelle il
avait debute en 1915 comme simple petit commerce avec laquelle
il debute en 1915 comme simple petit commis. Il fait beaucoup
d'afEaires avec le directeur d'une maison de commerce etrangere.
Cet homme Charles Schless se presente un jour dans le bureau
de Rene. Celui-ci qui ne l'avait jamais vu auparavant lui de-
demande 51 quoi il doit l'honneur de sa visite. I1 faut rcmarquer
que la figure de ect homme etait un peu familiere a Rene
quoiqu'il ne put se rapeller ou il l'avait vue. Bientot les deux
hommes se trouverent au milieu d'une conversation interessante
qui se termina de la maniere suivante. Rene avait dit une
plaisanterie et son visiteur etait parti d'un eclat de rire. Rene
s'etait arrete au milieu d'une phrase parceque cet eelat de rire
lui rappelait de bien cruels souveniers. Quelques minutes se
passerent dans un silence profond au bout desquelles Rene re-
eula subitement et prit la position d'un tigre qui va s'elancer
sur sa proie. La scene de septembre 1914 se passait de nouveau
devant les yeux etincclants de Rene. Il savait maintenant ou
il avait entendu cet eclat de rire. Soudainement, comme un
tigre en furie, il se jeta a la gorge de son malfaiteur qui fut trop
stupefait pour offrir aueune resistance. Rene ne taeha son ad-
versaire que lorsqu'il etait sur qu'il avait debarrasse le monde
d'un animal sauvage de plus. Puis il alla se livrer 2:1 la police.
NIATTHIEU PROUJANSKY, June '19
Q ,sa HE man in the bed was sick of life, and he
l 5,7 looked it. lle was sick of the mud, the trenches,
f ,, the food, the flat, shell-holed country. His
M " I' present quarters in the big, sunny hospital
Q, ' 6 had failed to remove this impression.
He had been wounded, and the loss of a
It - A " great deal of blood had weakened him severely.
And now this depression, this mental weariness that was begin-
ning to tell on his physical being. Contrary to the usual con-
duct of youth, for he was young, he did not react to his illness
with that everlastingly talked of "elasticity of youth". His was
a passive attitude. He took his meals and medicine regularly,
and followed the regular routine like a machine. Yet he made
no effort to recover. He sat in his bed and all day stared moodi-
ly into space. Nothing interested, nothing diverted him.
A young surgeon, new to war's ways, was one day put in
charge of the soldier's ward. He soon acquainted himself with
the latter 's case and tried, in vain, to help him. What aid he
did render was not of his own planning, however, but the result
of an accident. He was one day walking past the soldicr's bed
when an exclamation arrested him. "What,s that?"-the sol-
dier was gazing fixedly at the blazing red cover of a book that
was sticking out from the surgeon 's pocket.
HWhy, the Morris Annual", was the instinctive reply.
"The Annual! why, I come from Morris"-the emotionless
face of the man in the bed lit up, "Do you?" ,
"Sure, June 15"
"My class is that of June 'l7"
"Well, this is the '18 Annual. Would you like to see it?"
"Would I! ! !" the soldier's eyes were sparkling, his face
animateld as if new blood had been infused into his veins,
He seized the book and the surgeon looking on felt a great
hope rising within him. He heard a chuckle, a laugh, and then
as much of a roar as a man on the road to death could give. The
problem was solved. The soldier had needed a touch of home,
and he had got it. He was rejuvenated, filled with new life.
The sight of that book had brought back old visions. Old hopes
were his, old joys. Such memories intensified his desire to live,
to be back again in old scenes, amid well-known surroundings.
His hopes, his sorrows, all the sentiments of his life were re-
bor11. He lived over past ineidents :football games, baseball, the
first exciting M. O. elections, his own eleetion as elass "Rep.",
his graduation, the class daneeg he recalled the faculty, Mr. Den-
bigh. Now his niind was crowded with nieinories.
And the surgeon fed him from his slender stock of books as
he would have fed an invalid ehoiee food. And lo! this was the
ehoieest food of all, for the invalid prospered, his pessixnisln
gone. He took a new, more eheerful hold on life and lived to
fight in more great battles. Thus, the ANNUAL sent out by the
Wal'-WV0l'k Connnittee fulfilled its destiny.
GREGORY Pmoos. '20
They come! They come! With martial tread,
With dauntless micn and upheld head,
Men from the east, and men from the West,
From the north and the south, a nation's best,
With ilying colors and gleaming guns,
They come! W They come! The valiant ones.
Then marching men, and e'en the light
Grows dim, and fades upon the sight,
And through the rattling roll of drums,
Before our eyes a vision comes,
That makes the heart its sorrows yield-
A Yankee grave in Flanders field. W
V V 1 "
, . , ,, Llrwrlilli
The vision fades, the heartaches die, '
Again We Watch "the boys" pass byg
And in place of the flag that 's passing there,
We see a nation, beyond compare,
Guarding her freedom, and her peace,
By making war, that war may cease.
And from California 's golden glades,
To the rocky heights of the Palisades, X
From the silvery gleam of the Rio Grande,
To the tree-crowned hills of Mainels woodland,
As home return the dauntless ones,
A nation welcomes her gallant sons.
IRVING P. ORENS, '22.
Uhr 65211112 Hrgvtarian
,ai i I Ez:
HIC gentle vegetarians
With tender mercy are replete:
They think us gross barbarians
For eating meat.
The vegetable kingdom is
Their sole and only source of food,
And thus the menu often is
A trifle crude.
N0 part of their peculiar creed
Do animals e'er constituteg
And even eggs and butter need
S0 I'll commit a noble act
If I some substitutes advance
To make them keep within their pact
Now, if on chicken-weed they fared,
It would dispense with slaughteringrs
For fowls domestic must be spared
For greater things.
The bullrushes and cowslips serve
To mitigate their lack of beef:
For cows and bulls do not deserve
To come to grief.
The oyster-plant and pig-nut are
A boon to hogs, and mollusks' livesg
For they, alas, are deemed quite far
From butcher 's knives.
For milk and butter they can use
The buttercup and sweet milkwecdg
On egg-plant, too, they'll not refuse
-wFor eggs-to feed.
All this for vegetarians
VVhosc hearts with mercy are replete,
lVho call us gross barbarians
For eating meat.
Moses NAGELBRRG, X19
"Get me, Bill, I stood his gaff comin, over and here, but
it ends right on this spot. Action, Boy, action, dat's me! He's
lookin' for it and he 'll get it-to-night." Joe Travers, Private
of the A. E. F., stuck his hands in his pockets, clicked his
heels and stalked off. Following in his wake went "Bink"
Lander, faithful and inseparable buddy. Halfway up the path
leading to the sleeping quarters he halted, retraced his steps and
spoke again, HI'm a dependin' on yuh to help me out after-
Corporal William Rand looked at the man facing him, then,
slowly "Just how're you going to get even with the Sergeant?"
Contemptuously the other looked at him. "Listen, Bill, you 're
de only one in dis comp 'ny dat knows what I was in the U. S.
'Kill or be killed' dat's what I was brung up on. And they 's
lots of Ways to do de trick."
Rand, man of breeding and good education, was shocked
at the rawness of the affair and the extent to which it had been
carried. Of course, Travers was in a hot temper and his petty
grievances against Sergeant Gray loomed large. There was no
telling-. He, Rand, must be cautious and wary.
"Well, Joe, it's risky and court-martial isn't a pretty
thing to run up against. Wait! My idea is better. You know,
we only have a few more days in Bigny before we get shipped
to Brest and then home. The journey across is long, plenty of
opportunity, a dark night, a gentle but firm push, a gurgle, a
single ripple and-no suspicion. How 's that?"
"Great," Joe gazed upon him with reverence.
Bill breathed a sigh of relief-well, so far so good. He
would think of the rest the next day. But the next day and
subsequent days found the Whole regiment's plans changed and
the citv of Brest soon harbored them. It was not until the men
were being assigned to transports that he had occasion to re-
member the life of one, Sergeant Ernest Gray, was in jeopardy.
He heard his officer call out, "Private Travers, Transport Mau-
retania. Corporal Rand, Transport American."
Too late, he would not even be on the same boat as Joe,
nothing would stop him now-nothing. How could he get word
to Gray-he eouldn't-besides the consequences to Joe and the
complications. Good Lord-he stopped short. He heard the
name of Sergeant Gray called-. Ha! Ha! What a fool to wor-
ry! He might have known the army had a way of its own.
Joe! He could see his crestfallen face. What a joke on him!
Ha! Ha! Ha! I
1 1 The offirfm' spoken to produ
ce such an ef-
VVhat words lan
foot? Just this and nothing lllUl'l52
"S61'g'6Ll11t Gray, '1'1-axlsport Iowa."
SYLYIA BIANN, ,19
Clllpilh anh Stubmt
H i HERE man had fought with winter 's icy blast,
And raised huge toppling masses, where the
Had bowed its lovely head, and now was gray,
1-Where iron-handed toil was lord, and day,
The bounteous day, crept servile, sad. un-
VVhere need had swallowed all, and still was leang
There little Agnes lived, and loved, and smiled,
And broke the dismal gloom in laughter wild.
To her the sunbeams glistened not in vain,
That shone and cheered her through the gentle rain,
All Nature 's trodden beauty blossomed fair '
And fresh within her youthful heart, the tare
Had not been sown 'mid thoughtful merriment,
The very minds with labor 's ruin spent
To her seemed brightened with the deathless bloom
Of what they hid in dreary, wretched tomb,
The mournful buildings were the dear abode
Where tender kindness dwelt, and patience glowed,
The sooty street seemed all a verdant bower-
Who heeds the stem when 'raptured at the flower?
So, while the light was still in Heaven 's blue,
Sweet Agnes saw with clear, unshaded view,
Now carefree as a riplet on the wave,
Now coy and blushing, now, when guided, grave,
But in a moment bubbling oler again
VVith harmless mischief-and with love for men,
A golden leaf that danced on autumn's floor,
That whirled, and paused, and that the whirlwind
Around and up, and frolicked with, was she-
Yet maiden ever in her childish glee.
Emotion, though, is but a changeful cloud
That catches dreamers, eyes, and darks the crowd,
So Agnes, gladness passed, and, slowly, night
With cautious step, approached, and dimmed her
Child and Student
For black and white--a blessing, yea, but curse,
Unwatched, to trustful youth and truth, whose hearse
It drapes-this led her random thoughts to see,
To search, while strong and reckless will blew free,
The good was lost, the faults of men were plain,
In pessimism was drowned the spring-time strain.
And guileless Agnes, standing at the prow,
Gazed in the troubled deep, or aged her brow
And gazed at fiercer storms within, or stared,
Confounded, in the awful din, while flared
The ceaseless tempest. Thus her spirit fled
To pathless blackness, where the girl seemed dead,
Or palled, at least, beneath the mourner's veil-
Bleak facts and fear make faney's creatures pale.
The form once lithe and restless, now was tame,
And oft returned too soon to whence it came.
So Agnes, viewing earth alone, forgot
That living stars in joy and grief fail not,
A hermit in her home, with infant hand,
She dug for treasures hid in barren land,
In wisdom's realm.
But broodings disappeared
When slender, shady, still, a figure neared,
It sprang, alas, from tireless efforts past,
A comrade, sent to help her learn at last-
So Agnes thought, and heard, or thought she heard,
A voieeless voice, that spoke, but said no word,
Yet told how much the tongues of mortals shape,
What useless counterfeit, that ought escape
No prattling lips, lest, turned to use, it make
A friendship worthless, of achievement shake:
It told how fair the traitor 's face might be,
How monsters writhed beneath a peaceful sea,
And how the rose's tender petals fell
At slightest gale, of thorny heart to tell.
More dreamy tones, and softer, had replied
When Agnes spaded books, and some had sighed,
Though rumbling noise had rolled to sombre calm,
A seldom hope had spread a pleasing balm.
But one hot tear can drown the bright and gay,
Child and Student
And one hot tear can comfort burn away,
So Agnes, listening, heard and shook
Her head, the stranger 's warning sage she took
As truth entire, its wisdom seemed to reign
O'er all she'd sought, 'twas hers, but pain,
A plaguing sense of wrongs, possessed her, where
She 'd know, and master thus, earth, sky and air.
Meanwhile the struggling toilers droopedg their sun
Was gone from sight, the impulse was as one
To all, to loose the fretting snares that bound
The life and warmth of striving worlds around.
The first to find where Agnes sat in night
A playmate was, a ragged, friendless mite,
Ill-fated child, in godless shanty born,
Untaught, unknowing, selfish, lone, forlorn,
She joyed in mud and slime, till Agnes' grace
And native kindness had upturned her face.
And oft, like feathers of the time-flow'r blown,
Had Agnes' artless virtues lit and grown
On that poor soil, their golden heads had made
A purer joy,.but now the empty shade
Had shriveled, shrunk and swallowed all, and she
The helpless prey of evil, could but see
One loyal need, to seek her mate, and went
With yearning torn, with loud disinterest rent.
But quick the shadow stranger slipped between.
And only Agne saw, her look was keen
That one should tempt her from her worthy bliss
To play, the stranger 's words were not amissg
The girl she'd raised would try to drag her down.
And Agnes drove her comrade with a frown,
Instead of gentle words her want to feed,
She gave contempt, and made the child a weed
To breathe pollution, drove her coldly back,
To wither there, and fall, where all was black.
And others came. The maiden, once so sweet,
Saw still the stranger form and still would greet
Their honest, longing souls with strong distrust,
Child and S tudeut
S0 off they turned. To strife 's consuming lust,
Her eyes relented not. her will was elear.
But where was aught her prisoned heart to eheer?
At last, from burdens never eased, There stole
Her guide, whose health and strength had been the
To 'seape the death of soul, but peaee within
llluinined all where beauty's eharni had been,
Her pity read unhappy Agnes' mind,
Her insfinef said, " ller seareh has made her blind.
She sees but sordid error and despair,
And endless study, hopeless flames that flaref'
K'The little birdlings fear the owl,
And who eau bear to bide repulsive seowl?
The smiles of love a Constant glory shed,
And east a halo 'round the Weary head.
The day is ehildhood's right, but lfleavenls lights
Are Watching where The monster trouble frights,
No crime, no sobs. ean quench the godly spark,
So seek, and fan it sinouldering low and dark:
Your books, indeed, should help: they must not elaim
Your self. instead of aiding higher aim:
Gaze full above, and never yield To eareg
Disfrusf brings woful sighs, that love eould spare."
And Agnes, rapt in sober joy alone,
Looked upg the shadow fled: 'lwas but her own.
HELEN M. BIATZKE, '20
M IIE night was wonderful, elear and starry and
11, warm. A full moon shone down the broad
. - , country road, and the trees on either side east
long, black shadows on the scattered country
houses along the way.
Down the street came the rays of an auto
lamp. Chug ..... ehug ..... went the motor
and died down. The little runabout came to a
stop and out jumped a young man, well-
groomed and dressed. 'He walked quickly for
fifty feet and then stopped in front of a pretty country house
which was entirely dark but for a tiny stream of light that Came
from a window near the rear. The young man stole cautiously
along the wall until he came to the lighted window. There he
stopped and knocked ..... silence. Then the window was raised
and out popped the head of a girl, somewhat frightened.
4' 'S only me, Peg," came a whisper. 'CI must see you at
once. Let me inf' '
"You! And at this hour! How can I?" 4
"But, Peg, I must speak to you."
"NVell, all right, go 'round to the baek door."
The little door opened softly and the stranger glided in.
Once inside he gave vent to his feelings. p
t'Now, Peggy," he began, 'ADO you know I really ought
not to be running after you after all that happened last week,
but to tell the truth, I can't stand it any longer. There you
have it. I want you to forgive and forget. Will you? I want
you to eome with me. I need you so ..... . If you only knew
what a life I am leading sinee you left. I tell you this can 't go
on any longer." ,
"But,'? began the girl, 'AI ean't leave them you knowf'
and she pointed toward the ceiling.
"Oh, they can do without you better than I can. I tell you
again I ean't live without you. I can 't eat, I ean't sleep, I eanlt
do a thing. At home, at business, morning, noon and night,
you are in my thoughts. You shall have every thing your heart
desires. Just do come and you 'll never regret itf' No answer.
But a glance convinced him that his pleadings had not been al-
together in vain, for on her face, seeming so immensely attrac-
tive to him, yet not at all striking to any one else, there were
signs of relenting. Beads of perspiration stood out on his fore-
yt. . V-
I , ' e
" W 'W "f.u1:wzv- ' 'vrrrfft W ' 'Q f '
F v , 1 'bfi' A '
head. And then a quavering "Yes" ..... A great sigh of re-
lief came from the young man.
"Peg, you're a brick, honest to goodness you 've made me
the happiest man on earth. But now we'll hurry and get away
from here. I've got the car waitingdown the strcetg just get
your valise. Oh, hurry, hurry, Peg, or something may go
Ten minutes later they stole out hand in hand. She was
heavily veiled and in a traveling coat and he was carrying the
valise. They ran the distance to the car, jumped in, and were
off. Nothing had gone wrong and they were safe.
1 IK 1 Q
In the little house where this somewhat strange scene had
taken place, there descended the following morning an elderly
lady in bathrobe and slippers, who seemed worried and excited.
t'Margaret--Margaret," she called, but to no avail. She
hurried from room to room calling, and becoming more ex-
cited every minute. At last she went into the kitchen. On the
table was a note. Eagerly she took it up, opened it and read:
"Dear Missus Ensworth- P
As you have allnthe time been very good to me, I shure am
sorry to be a'leavin' you, fur I liked you very much. I've
gone back to me old job at Collinscs, young Mister Collins wus
here las' night and hc made such a fuss and begged me so hard
I hadn't the heart in me to say no. Ye know a little about pots
and pans an' the like but young Missus Collins don't know a
blessed thing and he says 't would be the death o' him if I didn 't
come back for he can 't eat fur fear o' having a fight with his
wife and he can't eat in fur fear o' dyin' o' indiggestion and
a' leaving her a widow. So to be shure if I don 't go I can say
to meself that I wus helping murder, which same I don 't want
on me mind me being a good Catholic and the like. Shure I be
sight sorry to be leaving ye so sudden like but I know ye'll for-
give but never Iorgit.
Peggy, the cook."
IRMA SAXL, '20.
Wnulh that it M211
UCI-I contemplation has made me decide
That dances and quizzes will not coincide.
Now Carry-me-round was asked out to a ball
By Heiza Twirler, best dancer of all.
But the night before finals was Carry 's last
Perplexing the problem: to flunk, or to dance.
'Alf school-days were over, with struggles and strife,
I'd have no more worries, l'd dance all my life."
While plugging away late that evening, it seems,
Home study carried Uarry to the land of sweet dreams.
There was Morris High School in Nineteen twenty- five,
The same old institution, but a trifle more alive.
Instead of Tracy orchestra, we find the famous Jazz,
Playing "Morris High School" like Al J olsonls Raz-me-Taz.
After much consideration, ruled the Board of Education
That more useful than Oration is the study, Syncopation.
"Out of every recitation drop old-fashioned hesitationg
The rising generation should require no preparation."
Other ancient customs were going very fast
Regents, like Oration, were a relic of the past.
Chemistry experiments and Trigonometry
Left the field abandoned, with friend Geometry-
Homework was forbidden, and Regent's readings too,
Mid-terms merely optional and zeros very few.
Since Vogue no longer called for waltzing, Hesitation diedg
Seniors, growing reckless, did the "Graduation Glide."
Lunch was served with music in famous Molbeck Hall,
Then for recreation, dancing was required of all.
Frail floors began to creak 'neath tissue-paper shoes,
As merry students twirled around to the tune 'of the
But dancing only lasted till the bell rang out at two.
They sounded it so violently that even Carry knew
Would That It
'Twas far too late to cram on long midnight reviewsg
Her fate to sing :mother term, those old "R '
cgi ctful Blues. ' '
BICA'l'RlCl'I UOHIQN, 'lfl.
Audi, audi, surgit clamor!
Gestiunt, bacehantes, hie.
Liber nunc est fratrum amor.
Cur exsultant? gaudent? die! 1
Arma bestiae cruentae
Iam eripuerunt, nostrae
Diu vires saeculi.
Canit orbis terrae, Canat!
Exsul, exsul hostis fit!
Die nova, victor exstat
Qui ab isto vinetus sit.
Ne regale nomen spira
Bellum cessat lege mirag
Populus est dominus.
Omnes utinam amiei,
Omnes fratres eari siut!
Mors aeterna Vinci diei
Possit. Curae fugerint!
Scelus noetis exstingueturg
Dilucesvitg pax et spes
Nune florebitg saucieturg
November 11, 1918. HELEN MATZKE
'Not after classical forms. .
P An Examinatinn
5 HE educational system is getting ahead
U of the times in New York. This is shown
by an examination given by the Board
, of Regents 011 February 29, 1919. The fol-
i ' lowing is a copy of the examination given
713th HIGH SCHOOL EXAMINATION
MISCELLANIES EIGHTH YEAR
The minimuin time requirement is six years in the
high schools or one month in other schools. If credit is
claimed, answer all the questions. Write in red ink on both
sides of the paper.
1. Did Columbus discover America? If not, why not? 13
2. Why do cats like milk? ........................ 11
3. A man ate an apple and a pear. How
many bites did he take?. . . . . SJV2
4. If x-3 is 4, what does y-z equal? ........... .. 6
5. Why are there seats in the Auditorium? ............ 8 M
6. If there were 31 letters in the English alphabet, how
many would there be in the Finergolian language? 12
7. Give the principal parts of Hit" and decline "gewent". 724
8. Give the names of all men who were in Caesar's army
when he defeated Ariovistus. .................. 11
9. If the Union forces had lost in the Civil War, who
would be the President of the United States now? Sw
10. Since America is spelt A-M-E-R-I-C-A-, how would
you spell HSapolio"? ........................ 1315
S. ROSENBERG '19 100
MARY HAD A LITTLE COLD
Mary had a little cold,
It started in her head,
And everywhere that Mary wentg
That cold was sure to spread,
It followed her to school one dayg
It was against the rule,
It made the children cough and sneeze,
To have that cold in school,
The teacher tried to drive it out,
But oh alas--Kachoooo,
It did not do a bit of goodg
The teacher caught it too.
i - M. S. Inman '22
Miss Ackerly Cafter sehoolj : Hliine forms on the right.
Mr- Alihaas: 'KI 'rn not a Illiliillll, but I wish I were."
Miss Ames: "Well, if you can 't understand that, I can 't teach
it to you."
Miss Baer: MO, that delightful Southern accent!"
Mrs. Bryant: Are her classes French recitations or theological
Miss Davis: The builder of the Latin Laboratory- ,
Mr. H eikes: "The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from Heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest,
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
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And earthly power doth then show likest God's,
When mercy tempers justice."
Mr. Meyers: "In Washington Irving, I should be appreciated."
Miss Carey: "I am coneeited enough to think my explanations
as good as those in the book."
Miss De Keriiay: She thinks that every year is leap year and
every day the 29th of February.
Mr. Birnbaum: '4You may take my word for it, as I know it all. "
Miss Burt Cexamining a specimen of her own writingb : "I don 't
know what this is.- It looks like hieroglyphies to me. "
Miss Williams: "When you listen to nie, pearls and diamonds
fall from my lips, but when you don't, toads and frogs
fall from them."
Mr. Kessler: 'LSeh1ossberg, you can't sell that number of A11-
NUALS. It can 't be done."
Mr. Schlossberg: "It 1-an't be done? It will be done!"
Mr. Elkaii: "This is going to be a real autoeracy and I'm the
Miss Merwlum Cto boy sitting on shelf near windowj: "Don't
ever let me see you there again. The first thing you know,
you 'll be falling out of the window and spoiling the atten-
Mr. Grfmat: Hlt's much lwttm' to know the judgv than tha-
Mrs. Nice: Is it 1I12LI'I'iCd life that has made her 1l13.l1l1Ol' so mu-
Mr. Kwvanaugh: i'VVhen 1 went to school-u nunlbel' of
centuries ago ..... "
Mr. Ketchum: "Sev0nth period for you."
M1'.Su1'1'cy: Cpe9'0'n1pfor1'ZyD HVVho1'e fiihvlllb should you be
this po1'iod?,' C'nuff sz1id!j
Dr. Ross fusing an old standby for the skeighty-eighth
timejz "Prepare a composition on Unity, Emphasis and Po-
Miss Ames: "Do it S M 0 O T C H I L Yg be varefully care-
lBih Hun Know?
' L HAT Mr. Ketchum blushed.
I Morris experimented with omitting LUNCH
, I ' Miss Lepere assigned homework.
Kirsch voted to accept an ANNUAL contribu-
I ' tion
'T 5 Z The PIPER news was new.
Mr. Surrey once bewailed a student 's fate-
Study halls are ESSENTIAL.
Shakespeare was GERMAN Csee Mr. Althausj
Latin is intelligible.
'LRcd" Schultzer holds the Morris African
Molbcck has entered the 100-lb Relay.
The Glee Club holds weekly carousals.
Vacation IS coming-
Someone, on hearing that Victor Daly had the
Croix de Guerre, asked, NIS it contagious?"
Qbhha anh Enhn
A little hzmioi' now and then '
ls relished by the wisest men.
PLAYS IN THEIR RELATION TO MORRIS
Tiger! Tiger !-Mr. Surrey.
Please Get Married-Mr. Bergman.
A Little Journey-To the Oiiice.
The Midnight Whirl-The Senior Dance tas some would have itj
A Sleepless Night-Before Regents'
Keep it to yourself-Your Report Card.
A Tailor-Made Man-Mr. Meyers.
Mis' Nelly of N'Orlefms-Miss Baer.
lt Pays To Advertise-Dr. Haley.
Let's Beat I t-Cutting Students Cas Mr. Surrey approachesj.
Come Along-To a Seventh.
Tumble In-At Assembly.
Going Up-Everything but marks.
Little Simplicity-Miss Fitzpatrick.
Somebody? Sweetheart-A literal interlinear translation of
Caesar 's ' 4 Gallic War. "
Forever After-Getting Lunch
Mr. Peabody and P. T- C.
Miss Clarke and her glass of waters
Mr. Shanahan and his sweater.
Miss Davis and her pony.
Miss Hartley and the "Austrian Army."
Miss Brand and "Consequently',-
Mr. Althaus and his cup of coifee.
Miss Lowd and her knitting-bag.
En: ani! where
In the Office:
Mr. Foster: "The sun strikes my head fearfully."
Dr. Sohon: "It doesnlt strike your head, it skids."
In the Latin Room:
Miss Constantine C dictating Prose Compositionj : "Tell me,
slave, where is thy horse?" ,
Pupil, startled: "It's in my desk, ma 'amy I Wasn't using it."
In the History Room: '
Miss Baer Cdiscussing Irish questionbz "What sort ot' life did
the Irish peasant lead?H
Pupil: "The life of Riley-" .
Here 's something from an admirer of Military Drill:
"Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, ,
If Phasey don 't get you, Doc Sohon must."
There 's one promise that M- O, candidates haye forgotten
to make, namely, that if they are elected they will see to it
that Mr. Tracy 's Jazz Band plays in tune, or not at all.
It is a principle of Physics that two sounds working against
each other produce silence. Our administrators have evidently
recognized this in placing Mr. Kellogg and Mr. Tracy next door
to each other. We would suggest, if complete silence is desired,
that Miss Hall and Mr. Peabody be placed in the same room-
FRANK M. SIIRREY
ELMER R. BOGART, PRINCIPAL
HAROLD E. FOSTER
ASSISTANTS TO PRINCIPAL
ABBY B. BATES
J OSIE A. DAVIS
IRVING A- HEIRES
EMMA F. LOWD
FRANK J. APPEL
JOHN M- AVENT
CHARLES l'. BALLARD
LOUISE L. DE NVITT
ANNA A. FALK
IEIARRIET E. CIAYLORD
FRANCES E. JONES
MARY E. KNOWLTON
THOMAS S- BATES
ALICE C. HARTLEY
ANNE T. BRIDGMAN
ALICE M. CAREY
'WILLIAM M. GAYLOR
OWEN A. HALEY
CHARLES A. AWILLIAZR
JAMES E. PEABODY
XVILLARD R. PYLE
AIICHAI-IL D. SOHON
FRED O. XVHITE
E MMA F. LOWD
VHARLOTTE R. KNOX
ARCHIBALD J- AIATTHEWVS
ADA H. MULLIIIIQ
JACOB M. ROSS
EDITH R. SACKICTT
INIABEL P. SMITH
NELLIE O. STRUM
FRANK J. TRAPP
SARAH P. WILLIAMS
RAYMOND N. KELLOCC
ABBY B. BATES
CAROLINE D. HALL
E- PENNINGTON MEYER
JOHN O. SCUDDER
DONALD E. SMITH
FRED C. WHITE
JOSIE A- DAVIS
EDWARD J. ITAVANAGH
JOSEPH D. SHANNAHAN
HARRIET CONSTANTINE -WILII.ARD D- SHANNAHAN
EMMA B. BRYANT
HELENE V- KONERMAN
IDA B. LANZ
MISS DE KERNEY
EFFIE FRASER STEWART
EMMA C. ARMAND
MADELINE T. NICE
EMMA J. SCHREYER
HARRIET D. PROCTOR
MHARGARET O'DONNELL VERA TSCHUDY
EEVVARD ALTHAUS CAROLINE H. SWARTOUT
MORRIS L. BERGMAN
HELEN MAC G. CLARKE
EMILY J- GILMOUR
LOUISE C. HAZEN
J ENNIE M. J OSLIN
IRVING A. HEIKES
DAVID F. KELLY
ARTHUR C. LEWIS
MYRTLE H. MILLER
M. EDNA SHAW REED
ISABELLA G. WINSLOW
JAMES E. PEABODY
LAURA BANNINO CHARLES G- INMAN
ALBERT FINK ELSBETH IQROEIYER
ELIZABETH FITZPATRICK EDITH READ
LOUISE HALBERT CAROLINE SXVETT
ANNA HEOHT INIARTHA THOMPSON
KATE E. I-IIXON ISRAEL I. VVEINSTEIN
' ' FRANK M. WHEAT
MRS. CHASAN MISS LEWIS
MICHAEL D. SOHON
TEODORE COHEN ERESTINE J. MOLWITZ
J. AMMON HESS 1
FRANKLIN A. STRAYER WILIIARD R. PYLE
CHARLES A. MILLER
IIERMAN ELKAN MAX SCHATTLAND
IIARRY F. KESSLER SIMON J. SHUFRO
MORRIS LANDSMAN LOUISE TANZ
IVIARGARET. LINDQUIST ULYSSES S- TASCH
JOSEPH MOCORMAOK IVIARIY L- VVEISS
EDWARD GRANAT IIERMAN TEADORE
MATHILDA STEINBERG ISIDOR S. WEITZNER
STENOGRAPHY AND TYPEWRITING
JOHN V. WALSH
LILLIAN H. BERGMAN LENA J. FINE
LOUISE BRAND IWASHEN GORDON
CHARLES CONN AUG-USTUS LUDVVIG
AGNES ENNIS DEBORAH PERKINS
'VERA E. FEELEY
DELA P. MUSSEY
JESSIE T. AMES
ELY M. BEHAR
M. ROSE COLLINS
MARY D. FERRIS
MARGARET B. PARKER
IQATHERINE VAN ALLEN
EDWIN S. TRACY
CATHERINE CONWAY LUELLA G. GAFFNEY
OTIS C. SKEELE
GRACE E. BARNUM EVELYN BUTLER
MARY C. FREESTON JACOB PARKER
SIDNEY KRANZ DOLORES PULVERMAOIIER
MISS O ,BICIRNE
SEWING AND DRESSMAKING
MARY T. FAGAN
HELEN M. STORY
SIMON BIRNBAUM IRMA MEYER
WILLIAM S. WILSON -
LOUISE HAMLIN. Library Assistant
BERTHA HATHAWAY, Librarian
LAURA E. CARPENTER, CO-Ordinator
FLORENCE L. FERRIS ELSA A. JARCK
HELEN GLENDENNING TERESA M. SCULLY
MARIE HIMMELMAN MARTHA H. SHERMAN
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gy NAQI-.A UWIIILII
HONOR BOARD OF JUNE 1918
EISIE P. E. THEURER
MILDRED J OSEPHINE CONWAY FEBRUARY 1919
ELSIE G. JACOBI
ADELE A. M. MATZKE
JEAN BERTRAM RUHL ETHEL SILVERMAN
ANNIE MILNE MIIILSPAUGH
RAY BACH .
ROSA J OSEPHSON
AWARD OF SOI-IOOL LETTERS
1- MAX FRANK 5. HENRIETTA OLIDORT
2. HANNAH FREUDENFALL 6. PHILIP STEINMAN
3. SIGMUND HOROWITZ 7. FRED WEITZNER
4. LEON LIFSCHITZ
1. M. BERG 9. J. .SOHWARTZMAN
2. J. GOLOMB 10. J. SPENCER
3. M. LIFSCHITZ 11. V. SCHIPIRO
4. M. PRESS 12- L. FRIEDMAN
5. J. NELSON 13. L. SOBRIN
6. N- PROUJANSKY 14. J. KARP
7 C. SILVERBUSCH 15. S. ROBINSON fMg
8. P. WOLF
1- D. KRASSNER CCapt.J 8. J. OSHINSKI'
2 M. WALDER 9. ABR' GREENBLATT
3. H. NEUMAN 10. SMITH
4. J. REDEGELD 11. P. PERLSTEIN
5. M- NEWFELD 12. H. GIBBS
6. H. DEITSCHMAN 13. N- KORN
7. MAX COHEN 14. A. .WEST fMg1'.D
"MH 4- O. LEVINE
H, BRIOKMAN CMgr.D 5. A. ROSENBLUM
"M. C- C." 6. E. SOHAEI-'
1. N. LUKIN 7. S. GALBURT
2. R. ROSS 8. M- GALBERT fMOttJ
3. G. SIEGERMAN
Large M's I Small M's
1. LESLIE GOODMAN . RUTH BIMSTEIN
. MARTHA GLUECK
. ETHEL SCHACHER
. N. LUKIN
2. M. LIFSCHITZ
1. S. S. MULTER
. BEETHA WEINSTEIN
3. J. O'C0NNEI,L
4. L. GOODMAN
2. M. COHEN
Burn 09111 nf th: limi
"That which had been could never be again." So spoke a
famous novelist of a town buried in self-satisfaction, little vices
and utter provincialism. The stern word of the war came to it,
spoke to our human nature, so sensitive to the call for heroism.
The town answered, and its common men, its failures, its disap-
pointed, tired women, gave it glory, a thrilling heart-beat, vision
it had always lacked, the new meaning of the common life. Did
you, readers of the Annual, think once upon a time, that Mor-
ris, or the Bronx, or the City might feel in some slight degree
the touch of war, but that real Reconstruction was a vital event
for some place nearer the heart of things, not really for us?
And did you feel some surprise as in your look around, you saw
outlines change and foundations move? The dust of old things
is all around us. More things than thrones are shaking-narrow
views, national isolation, ineffective education, industrial ty-
ranny. "Since I left the army," said a Morris lad to me the
other day. Oh my boy, your work in the ranks has created a
work of peace to do, and that right soon-
It is a coincidence that our school rounded out twenty years
before war activities gave it new direction. The men and wo-
men who gave it the early moulding worked for thorough
scholarship and honest character, believing in certain results.
VVho will deny that five hundred boys in the service and the
more than five hundred girls in multiform work at home proved
such faith was justified? We were in the drift ,of the twenti-
eth century when individual promotions broke from the custom
of the past. Once that seemed only a fine dream, impossible
for a great city high school to realize. A, B, and C, made it a
sad muss at first, and days passed before the tangle of individ-
ual preferences was undone, or before D got through changing
his mind. All this did truly happen. Naturally elasticity of
programs resulted. English of course had thc right of way-
not only that all must use the brave old tongue with respect and
love, but that with so tempered a weapon and with a mind to
match and direct it, we may do the great, yes, the impossible
tasks in the world. History, forsaking its old handmaid, posi-
tion, stepping forward as an indispensable interpreter of the
modern world, began to come to its own. The science courses
grew in number, the language courses have a value for to-day,
or else they die, the domestic arts stand now in an honored
place, and commerce is now studied in the city of commerce.
In NEWS? ,,1,,,,,,4,,n,5,,,...L,, ,. ,.., w-'! WUWM
Born Out of the Past
These were the ways in which the new Morris was shaping.
At the same time, we, like most of the peaceable world, were
blind to other existing conditions, and deaf to certain great
needs. We were composed, years and years ago. of many dif-
ferent racial stocks, as far from each other, almost, as the poles.
This city gave the girl and boy what they asked for, gave and
gave-and they took all they could naturally. We, easy leaders,
neglected to fuse all in a white passion of understanding and
service to the country, whose devotion and friendliness had
made such education possible. The spiritual price of great
schools like Morris and Washington Irving and Clinton should
have been counted and measured, year by year. Small wonder
that one class on its fifth anniversary said, "What is the school
going to do for us?
"That which has been can never be again," thank God, un-
less we let these momentous years pass unheeded. So our first
task of reconstruction in the school, as in the nation, will be an
evident unifying of sympathy, of unpredjudiced spirit in us
all. This will be harmless propaganda, when we make selfish
and narrow and tame acts so unpopular that they will die fruit-
less. Carping criticism will have no place, unloving gossip will
Americanism, open, exulting, with truth, and without
bombast will dominate. No fear of a free teaeherls speaking
his mind, no suspicion of hypocrisy in a graduate's pledge, so
clear and enthusiastic will be our national devotion. That time
is coming as sure as the day.
And what if we could not learn by the Liberty Loan cam-
paigns and by all our war eagerness to help how always to work
together, of What value to the future would it be? There is
always a great cause ready for the finding. The war has been
trying to teach us that even our few good things are in trust
for the worldls needs. We know that children suffer, that men
and women by thousands never have a chance, that when our
heartstrings harden, they die. The land of liberty must be kept
a land of opportunityf Americans by the million, in daily gen-
erous intercourse must make this land one of orderly progres-
sive life, safe from the carnage of a violent revolution. Let it
not be said that America has not even tried democracy a11d
equality when her time of testing and danger shall arrive again.
So with your resources of money, time and energy when the
next call for workers comes.
Born Out of the Past
'tRejoice that man is hurled '
From change to change unceasingly,
His soul's wings never furled." -
Girls and women in especial, need the lesson of the war
organization. Supplementing their individualism, so deeply
rooted. is the 11ew co-operation. Many more must be taught it
by you and me in these new days.
And so Morris, reconstructed, has her mission in the Bronx.
Unified, she must teach unity. Americanized, she must make
men Americans in spirit and in truth, and must lead in works
of Amerieanism. As the camps broke down class distinctions,
so let swiftly increasing co-operation in industry and in religion
give the lie to class hatreds. As America never knew feudalism
or militarism or caste, so she need never know foreign remedies
for them. She will in patriotism remedy her own ills. Gener-
ous. she must spend and be spent. Progressive and democratic
herself, she must make reaction, standpatism and wild theories
of revolution so ridiculous and unworthy as to have no friends.
With her learning truly alive, we, her people, will translate
books into action, and embody our theories in a borough both
beautiful and wise-a proud part of no mean city.
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Morris heard the slogan "Food will help win the war" and
responded well. Many boys and girls offered their services and
two groups of boys were sent, one to Cortland and Tompkins
Counties under the supervision of Mr. Frank G. Trapp and one
to Putnam and Dutchess Counties under the supervision of Mr.
Fred. C. White.
These soldiers of the soil helped win the war. They en-
dured homesickness, long hours and hard work. One of them,
Wilbur I-Iogel, enlisted in the Signal Corps and saw service in
France. f f 'Wil
The following is a partial list of those who completed at
least twelve weeks of satisfactory service. The star indicates
two years of satisfactory service. A large number of other
Morris boys and girls spent the summer vacation Working on
farms or in berry-picking camps.
The following letter is typical as showing the change in the
attitude of the farmers.
Brewster, N. Y.
Mr. Fred. C. White,
Dear Sir :
Now the harvest days are over and also the war, with a
heart full of thanksgiving for the wonderful mercies God in his
Infinite wisdom has seen fit to bestow upon this country of ours,
I feel it my duty to extend to you my thanks for the part you
have taken in helping solve the help problem in raising and se-
curing our crops. You will recall the attitude I assumed when
you approached me as Master of our Gang in 1917 in regard
to the employing of school boys on our farms. I was ve1'y skep-
tical in fact, discouraged the proposition. This spring when
you asked me to assist in placing boys I was so favorably im-
pressed with their work of the previous year that I gladly gave
you aid. And it gives me pleasure to have been able to help
you place some of the boys, as in nearly every instance they
gave satisfaction. But permit me to add that I believe without
a competent person to supervise, to advise, to encourage, to ad-
just any difference between employer and employed the scheme
would have been an absolute failure.
With best wishes
I am sincerely yours
E. F. I-IoY'r.
J ACK CONOVER
ROMUALDO DI GIORGIO
RALPH J OHANSEN
PETER VAN SCHOONHOVEN
LE ROY WEBSTER
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As soon as the United States declared war, Morris girls and
teachers began to do Red Cross sewing and knitting under the
direction of Miss Lowd and the teachers who assisted her, this
work is still going on. When school opened the following
September, the first contingent of drafted men from this district
had farewell exercises in our auditorium. As we saw several of
our own graduates in the group, some of us felt that they were
like our own brothers, and thereupon knitting for Morris boys
was begun. Miss Bogart taught many knitters and sent off
Christmasy boxes to as many boys as could be reached. Mem-
bers of the Alumni Association helped us with money, but espec-
ially with work. Miss Ames and Miss Story collected goodies
and gifts through the autumn and winter to gladden homesick
boys in camp. But all these activities required money, and so
our weekly collections were instituted and continued until Dec-
ember 1918, giving us means to buy necessary materials-
In June 1917, the Morris Organization raised money for an
ambulance that was bought and sent to France the next winter.
In November 1918 we decided to raise nine hundred dollars to
be added to money in our treasury for the purchase of another
ambulance to be used in the city. The sum was to be given in
two weekly collections and more than enough was provided.
The ambulance cost 351950. .
Here are some figures:-
The class collections from November 14, 1917 to December 1918
amounted to ................................ 954176.31
This includes several special collections from our
Extra contributions from teachers .................. 771-93
Proceeds of Class play ..... , .... .. 311.65
County Fair ............ . . . . 900.00
Gifts from Alumni .............................. 53.26
Class of January 1918 ............................ 31.00
French Department, for support of French orphans . . . 54.50
Sale of tinfoil and old silver ......,................. 64.92
History Department, for French Orphan ............ 73.00
We have made 343 helmets, 2 afghans, 207 mufflers, 1619
pairs of socks, 443 sweaters, 829 pairs of wristlets, 109 wash-
cloths, 12 bathrobes, 77 aprons, 20 pajama suits, 236 pillow cases,
348 property bags, 343 scrap books, 19 towels, 32 pairs of babies'
Morris War Work
booties, 14 dresses, 600 housewives, 641 comfort kits, 82 hand-
kerchiefs, and many miscellaneous articles. We have sent
boxes of knitted garments to 222 Morris boys in service and
other gift boxes to the number of 139.
Out of the war, monstrously wicked and wholly horrible
as it was, sprang many beautiful flowers, patriotism, unselfish-
ness, pity, service, enthusiasm, idealism, and of them all Morris
has received her share. The school of to-day is very different
from that of April, 1917. We have learned that we have, even
here, a duty and an opportunity to perform public service by
selling and buying bonds, by knitting, by giving money, and
as we have served our country we have felt an ever increasing
love for her. We have broadened our interests and sympathies
to relieve the suffering children in Belgium, France and far-
away Armenia. We have learned something of the joy of regu-
lar giving, and some of us have felt most opulent when we have
given most. We have seen how much can be accomplished by
unity of purpose and effort. We have felt the thrill of having
our own Morris boys to work for, to write to, and to hear from,
to exult over when the news was good, to mourn for when
nothing was left but their precious memory. O Morris, may
you never forget what dignity the War has given you.
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With the same spirit of unity and loyalty, which had been
taught by the Second Liberty Loan Drive, the teachers and
pupils of Morris far surpassed their former record in the Third
and Fourth Drives. As in the Second Drive, the boys were
divided into canvassing teams, each headed by a teacher. These
teams went out canvassing in the 62d Precinct- They combed
the district fine, and came away with a large total.
Two teams were formed, headed by Miss Hartley and Mr.
Elkan. These teams went to the theaters, railway-stations and
hotels, everywhere there was a chance of selling a bond, and did
a great deal to swell our total.
But the real work was that done by the classes. Competi-
tion was keen. There were big bulletins, o11e for each class,
placed down in the first floor corridor and on these the daily
record of sales was entered. When the class had sold a bond
for each member in it, there was a little flag placed on top of
the bulletin. As the sales went on there were practically no
classes without its little flag and "pink ticket".
In the Third Loan Miss Hartley "camped out on Wall
Street for two hoursl' and secured a bond of 350,000 This
brought our total in the Third Drive up to s1,068,750. The
number of subscribers was 9,704.
In the Fourth Loan, due to the various other organizations
canvassing, our total was not quite so high. Nevertheless, we
managed to come in fourth place among the city schools, selling
S977,100 worth of bonds. In this drive 8,193 people bought
bonds through the school- For our work in the loan we were
awarded a banner. This was presented to the Inwood Annex
for its notable work.
So it is that with an increased spirit of service and loyalty
which has been taught us by these drives that a greater desire
to "roll up the biggest total ever" in the Fifth and last Drive
fills our hearts. '
mar Saningu Stamps!
War Savings Stamps played no little part in the successful
termination of the war.Through them, in part, all America was
aflame with a spirit of self-sacrifice and willingness to cooperate.
Who ever would have thought that the wasteful America of pre-
war days, when people only gloried in extravagance, would have
become the "Hooverized" America of today-the war-saving
America? It was not only the millions that the big business
men subscribed in Liberty Bonds but also the pennies the chil-
dren zealously saved for Thrift Stamps that helped to end the
great catastrophe and restore peace upon the earth again. We
must remember it is oft-times the big little things that count.
We, in Morris, were not idle, as readily as our boys took
up their guns so we took up the cry, "If you can't carry a bay-
onet, carry a QW. S. SJ button." What greater gratification
could we desire than that we were the real partners of Uncle
Sam, enlisted in Government service? The old proverb HA
Penny Saved is a penny earned" has been and still is our slogan.
And in the instance of the War Savings Stamp campaign it has
had full sway. Every opportunity is given to the students of
Morris to purchase stamps- Through the untiring and unceas-
ing efforts of Mr. Gaylor stamps are on sale at convenient times
Through this experience We have really worked more for the
principle of establishing the habit of thrift in the school than
for a great sale of stamps. Even at that our showing is not
poor. We had a goodly share in the 5395382 which the New
York High Schools raised during the five months beginning
January 1918 and ending May 1918. By June of the same year,
Morris registered a sale of War Saving and Thrift Stamps
amounting to S40,029. NVe have now increased that by 310,000
and we are "still going strong".
Societies were formed in most of the classes for the carrying
out of this work effectively and for the' general encouragement
of the student body toward thrift- There were more than 300
of these clubs in Morris High School, including the Annexes,
with a total membership of 3,475 students. These societies re-
ceived engrossed certificates of affiliation with the National War
Savings Committee. The names were very interesting and sug-
gestive of the great spirit which caused their organization.
There were the "Carry On", 4'All American, HK. K. K.', CKill
the Kaiser Klubj "Patriae Causan, "E Pluribus Unum", "Vie-
tory Bank", 'fWilson", "Pershing Backers" and many others.
War Savings Stamps
Through these clubs arrangements were made for the purchase
of stamps even 011 the installment plan-
The result of the drive during the week of March 18, 1918
is an example of the school 's enthusiasm and spirit of coopera-
tion i11 this patriotic work. The number of 85.00 War Saving
Stamps ordered on postal cards which were placed in the hands
of the pupils on March 18 was 1314 and the number of 5.25
Thrift Stamps ordered in the same way was 7110. The total
value of the stamps thus ordered was 87192. And this was the
work of one week! It is not only important in the fact that
the amount raised is a considerably large sum, but that through
the effort and infiuence of the children the new-found idea of
thrift and economy was spread throughout their home circles
and later to their friends. This thrift spirit certainly was de-
sirable propagandag it could not but be contagious because of
the intense interest shown by the school boys and girls in both
the elementary and high schools-
Aside from patriotic reasons it was worth our work and that
of the other schools to receive the congratulatory telegram from
Secretary McAdoo, in which he expressed, in part, his "Deepest
appreciation of the splendid patriotic work in this most impor-
tant thrift movementn. These commendations were reiterated
and emphasized by Mr. Frederic Allen, the State Director for
Greater New York and Dr. William O'Shea, the District Super-
intendant in charge of War Service.
While we, the students, may well be proud of our war work
record, while we may display our Thrift and War Savings Cards,
and Liberty Bonds with confident pleasure and satisfaction, it
must not be forgotten that we have gone but half-way. Patriot-
ism spurred us to travel down the road to meet the demands of
war, now we must travel back again to peace. Let us not lessen
our patriotism or weaken our strength or slacken our pace. Re-
member "well begun is half done" and let us finish the task
with the same zeal and vigor as that with which we began-
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"The aim of the Morris Service League shall be to promote
honorable conduct and the spirit of service throughout the
school." We feel, that never before have we so well accom-
plished our purpose as during the past year. The field of our
endeavor has been far more extensive than hitherto. Our suc-
cessful drives for comforts for our wounded me11 in the base
hospitals, show how well we fullilled each undertaking. But our
school duties, as well, have grown. Before now, our chief in-
terests lay in the morning session, where we performed stair-
case, office, library, lunch-room and other duties. Now, in addi-
tion the afternoon session is receiving much of our attention.
Many of the League members have already served as substitutes
in the absence of afternoon teachers- But the "Big Brother and
Sister Movement" is our great accomplishment. It is briefly
explained as follows:
One Service League member has, at the beginning of the term
been assigned to every freshman class. He acts as adviser and
friend to this classy procures help for the students from among
his fellow League members, who regularly coach the Freshmen
in all subjects in the basement, during the sixth period. He, in
general, tries to make them realize the best in the life of Morris.
To Mr. Peabody and Mr. Foster, and the other members of
the teachers' committee, We owe much of our success- Their
excellent advice and help have guided us through the most diffi-
cult or our undertakings.
OFFICERS OF THE LEAGUE
Sept. 1918 Feb. 1917
LEON LIFSCHITZ .......... President ........ WILLIAM PRAGER
FRED WEITZNEE . . - - . . .Vice-President .......... MACK FRANK
HENRIETTA OLIDORT ..... Treasurer ............. RosA TRIBUS
HANNA FEENDENI4'ALI. .... Historian .... HANNA FRENDENEALL
DENIS NIUIILIGAN ........ Treasurer .......... WM. LACKMAN
Doms PHILLIPS ......... Sth term Rep- ....... LEON LIFSCHITZ
SELMA RAPHAEL ....... 7th term Rep.. .. . .. IRVING AMSON
IRMA SoHoN .... .... 6 th term Rep. ........ EDWIN MATZKE
JAMES E. PEABODY, Chairman HAERIET L. CoNs'I'AN'I'INE
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ITAROLD E- FOSTER, Vice-Flmz.
AGNES CARR, Sec'y.
AUGUST LUDWIG, Treus.
J OIIN M. AVENT
M orris S ervir'
ROLAND S. KETCHAM
CHARLOTTE G. KNOX
EDITH M. LIORRIS
FRANK M. SURREY
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE SERVIFE LEAGUE
MEMBERS, FEBRUARY, 1919
META ALLES 9-1
ESTHER BABLOVE 9-1
LEAH LIPMAN 9-1
SADIE MARKOWITZ 9-1
GIAIRTRUDE UTSTEIN 9-1
BERTHA WEINSTPIIN 9-1
MAURICE ALBERT 8-1
AUGUST BORCHERS 8-1
DAVID J AEFIN 8-1
SAMUEL LASSMAN 8-1
RUTH LEVINE 8-1
FANNIE LIPSKY 8-1
VICTOR PIIASEY 8-1
OLOA AIITENRIQHTII 8-2
SAMUEI. BURMAN 8-2
HAROLD LATO 8-2
LEON LIESCIIITZ 8-2
TI-:RI-:SA LII-'sOIIITz 8-2
SYIIVIA NIANN 8-2
ESTELLE RAPIIAEL 8-2
SELMA RAPIIAEL 8-2
ESTIIER SOIIWAB 8-2
JEANETTE SPERO 8-2
Morris Service League
ROBERT STRAUSS 8-2
ROSA TRIBUS 8-2
AMY WILLIAMS 8-2
IWIICHAEL WOLEE 8-2
MARIE DELCRECO 8-3
FELICIA GEFFEN 8-3
ETHEL GROSS 8-3
EDITH JACKSON 8-3
PHILLIP KASAKOVE 8-3
SARAH LIPSCHITZ 8-3
NATHAN LUKIN 8-3
EUPHEMIA MISEGVS-F3 A
MIRIAM NOVICK 8-3
CELIA OCKO 8-3
MARIE SEGUIN 8-3 3
GERTRUDE TETLEMAN 8-3
LILLIAN FREED 8-4
MORRIS GEBER 8-4
NAT KLAUBER 8-4
ETHEL KUBISCHTA 8-4
MARTHA LIPSCHITZ 8-4
WIIILIAM PRAGER 8-4
SIDNEY ROSENBERC 8-4
SAUL DVORKIN 8-5
MICHAEL O,CONNELL 8-5
EMANUEL SAXE 8-5
SOLOMON STEIN 8-5
PHILLIP AITERBACH 8-6
LEO ECKMAN 8-6
ISABELLE GLACKMAN 8-6
GRACE GORLIN 8-6
LILLIAN KRAEMER 8-6
WILLIAM LIPKOWITZ 8-6
ABRAHAM MATUSOW 8-6
LILLIAN LOWENTHAN 8-6
FELICE ROSENBERG 8-6
ALEXANDER ZEISSIG 8-6
LILLIAN GLASER 8-7
CLAIRE IWANTEL 8-7
ABRAHAM ROSENBLUM 8-7
NORMAN SIEGEL 8-7
FRED WITZNER 8-7
BERTHA BYRNES 8-8
FRANCES FEINCOLD 8-8
CLAIRE HILDEBRAND 8-8
AIMEE LEICHTMAN 8-8
SARAH MILLSTONE 8-8
MOLLIE NEEDMAN 8-8
LILLIAN ROCHLIN 8-8
IRMA SAXL 8-8 '
REBECCA SHIFTER 8-8 '
IRMA SOHON 8-8 '
JENNIE VOGEL 8-8
ALBERT ADAMS 7-1
GERTRUDE DAVIS 7-1
BERNARD GLADSTONE 7-1
BERTHA JACOBS 7-1
AILENE SCHLESINGER 7-1
ROBERT SIEGER 7-1
LILLIAN STIERER 7-1
MARTHA ADELMAN 7-1
IRVING AMSON 7-7
WALTER BAUMAN 7-2
ELSIE DESHASS 7-2
MARY IQEILIN 7-2
MARY KUNIN 7-2
ROBERT RANDALL 7-2
DAVID SHAIR 7-2
ALEXANDER BERCER 7-3
SAMUEL GALBERT 7-3
SELMA PEARLMAN 7-3
SOPHIE ZAZEELA 7 -3
BEATRICE DORFMAN 7-5
SIGMUND HOROWITZ 7-5
IRVING KUSHNER I-5
LESLIE GOODMAN 7-6
FRANCIS CORYELL 7-7
WILLIAM LACKMAN 7-7
LOUISE NURENBERG 7-7
AARON FRIEDMAN 7-8
OTTILIO LAGUARDIA 6-1
EDWIN MATZKE 6-1
HELEN MATZKE 6-1
MORTON MILSNER 6-1
LEON ROSENBERG 6-1
DAVID ALGASE 6-2
CLEO GINSBER-G 6-2
LILLIAN LEVINE 6-2
HARRIET ROLLIN 6-22
EDNA LEIFELD 6-2
JACOB QUAT 6-2
Morris Service League
PHILIP STEINMAN 6-2
SARAH CAMERON 6-3
EMANUEL GLASS 6-3
ETHEL SHENKER 6-3
MILTON SCHLESSINGER 6-3
EMANUEL STEINBERG 6-3
JACOB STEINBERG 6-4
MAX FRANK 6-6
RACHAEL GOTTLIEB 6-7
FANNIE SELMANOWITZ 6-7
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NEW MEMBERS-ELECTED APRIL, 1919
DEBORAH ANZELOWITZ 8-1
ETHEL BLUMENEELD 8-1
IHILDRED GOLDMAN 8-1
GRACE MARRIN 8-1
HARRY POMERANZ 8-1
ISRAEL SHERMAN 8-1
CALVIN FENTON 8-2
MOSES NAGELBERG 8-2
MILTON RABINOVITCH 8-2
BERNARD SMITH 8-2
FLORENCE WEISBERC 8-2
HPIRMAN BENJAMIN 8-3
MORRIS COHEN 8-3
LOUIS KOTLIARSKY 8-3
SYLVIA MULLER 8-3 '
ADELE SILVER 8-3
RUTH WEIL 8-3
INA DAVIDSON 8-4
ANNA FRANKEL 7-1
IDA MASTER 7-1
MATILDA MESSINC 7-1
ABRAHAM GREENBERG 7-2
CELIA IGLOWITZ 7-2
LEONORA MORRISON 7 -2
GERTRUDE ALGASE 7-3
THERESA CAVANAGH 7-3
HAZEL MARKS' 7-3
VERA ERDMAN 8-4
RUTH HAAS- 8-4
HARRY REDER 8-4
RICHARD ROSE 8-4
BETTINA WORMSER 8-5
HARRY ANKER 8-6
DAVID FELDMAN 8-6
EVA KAMENOWITZ 8-6
JULIUS FINKELSTEIN 8-7
REUREN FOGELSON 8-7
CAROLINE GARZOLA 8-7
ANNA JENNINGS 8-7
RUTH SCHWARTZ 8-7
MARGARET KOPEKIN 8-8
LINA MOLL 8-8
HENRIETTTA ROSENBERGIQR 8-8
AARON SHAW 7-3
HOXVARD WVALENTINE 7-5
HARIRY BANK 7-6
HARRY SCHAPIRO 7-6
ESTHER STIMMEL 7-6
FLORENCE IIIANSFIELD 7-6
HELEN PRICE 7-7
EDYVARD SCHOPP 7-7
IIIORTIMER FINKELBRAND 7-8
M orris Servioe League
MARGARET PETERS 6-1
ALFRED ROSEN 6-1
BENJ. SELMANOWITZ 6-1
J EANETTE TITENSKY 6-1
WILLIAM DOLLARD 6-2
HARRY MASLOW' 6-2
HELEN GEFFEN 6-4
SYLVIA NEARMAN 6-4
EVA ASTROWITZ 6-5
DOROTHY BACH 6-5
ROSE HARRON 6-6
HENRY APPEL 5-1
KARA BLATT 5-1
LOUIS CHIRLIAN 5-1
MITCHELL AUSTIN 5-2
BELLA BECKER 5-2
HENRY BERNSTEIN 5-2
CLAIRE HAGAN 5-2
DOROTHY ALLEN 5-3
ABRAHAM FITBUSH 5-3
PHILIP LUKIN 5-3
RUTH LYONS 5-3
SAMUEL DICKMAN 5-4
SARAH GREENBERG 5-4
PAUL SHAW 5-4
SOPHIE SLOANE 5-5
DOROTHY KAPLAN 5-6
IRVING KESSLER 5-6
MARY LACHOWSKY 5-6
CELIA MANZI 5-6
ESTHER GOTTLIEB 5-7
FLORA STERN 6-6
ESTHER STRUM 66-
CELIA XVEISER 6-6
JOSEPH WISLA 6-6
GRACE ARCHER 6-7
RUTH I. GORDON 6-7
MIRIAM WALL E-7
MOLLIE FRIANKEL Coop-
EDITH JAROFF Coop 6
ROSE UTSTEIN Coop. 6
ISIDOR PAZOW 5-7
JOSEPH SHANKEY 5-7
LEWIS SHIMBERG 5-7
GREGORY PINCUS 5-6
SELMA COHEN 5-7
MOYRA CONDON 5-7
MAURICE FELDMAN 5-7
DOROTHY STRONSE 5-7
LILLIAN TESSAR 5-7
ESTELLE DANN 5-8
ESTHER KASSAKOVE 5-8
LILLIAN LIPMAN 5-8
SOPHIE IWINSKER 5-8
ETTA SOKOL 5-8
IRWIN STEINBERGER 5-8
DEBORAH KLEIN 5-71
CLOTILDE DI LALLA 5-72
CLARA MARA 5-72
RUTH GORDON Coop. 5
Uhr Qlllnrria Gbrganizatinn
After a term in whieh all aetivities were praetieally para-
lyzed and at a stand-still due to the eoneentration of all efforts
towards furthering' war work. the Morris Organization has
been plaeed on a pre-war basis and has made hereulean efforts
to reorganize and develop all phases of sehool lite-athletie.
social, and literary-with a very promising outlook for sueeess.
The Organization seems to have awakened the whole-
hearted interest and support of the school, whieli is perhaps the
greatest neeessity for a sneeessful administration.
The exeeutive eommittee ot the M. U. this term is a truly
representative body and deserves eonnnendation tor the splen-
did manner in whieh it performed its duties- The 'l'ea.ehers
Vouneil also, is to be eommended. The sehool owes them g.g'rati-
tude for their nnswerving devotion and untiring zeal.
Jan. 1919 Jnne 1919
DANIEL ICRASSNICR ....... President ..... ...... R Mx FRANK
lIARRY RRDIQR . Vtr'e-Prestrlevzt. . . . . Fhxssirz Lnfsix v
Rosn PIMSLICR .... Secretary. .. . Amicr: Incron'rMAN
MR. ELKAN ..
Tremwrer .... .
lsst. Treasurer. . .
H ...Sth term
Rep. . .
. . . . MR. l'lIiIiAN
... M- Ans'r1N
F- VV!-II'I'ZNl'IR .. .. .7t71. term Rep.. . . . In41sl,lr: tloomxms
S. HOROXYITZ . .titlz term Rep... ...... B. Ammsr:
MAX FRANK .. ..5th term Rep... 'IIRNRv AI'P1Cli
S. Kofrleli 4th term Rep... . BERNARD PINCUS
BERNARD I'1Nei's ..... 3rd term Rep-. . S. GROOPMAN
S. Si.I"rzK1N . . . ...211d term Rep.. . ...... G. RICHTRR
A. So1,oMoN .. .... lst term Rep... . 'l'- BRANRENBURG
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M orris Organization
TEACHERS COUNCIL '
DR. SoHoN, Chairman . Miss MUssEY
"THE MORRIS PIPER"
The Morris Piper is the Official New Organ of Morris.
THE PIPER is undergoing many changes. The material pub-
lished is gradually becoming more interesting and of more vital
importance to Morris. -
The chiefs of staff arc:-
d't ' hief HOANNAH FRENDENFALL
E zior-an-c C ...........
Business Manager .. ........ FRED WEITZNER
I TE I2ZI Uhr Alarria Erhaiing anh Blitrrarg Qlluh
The purpose of our club, as stated by our constiution, is
"to promote the spirit of soeiability among the members, to
inculcate in them a love for, and the ability to participate in
literary and debating activity". ln a big school like Morris,
it is very hard to find good friends- But we can proudly say
that, in spite of the fact that we number about 200, every mem-
ber of the Alacris has a good opportunity to make friends with
the others, both through our hikes, of which we have three each
term and our other social activities. Most of our members have
taken advantage of their opportunity, and can trace the begin-
ning of very precious friendships back to the Alacris.
Vile also try in our programs to give an interesting and
instructive time to our members, and to teach them how to
debate, by giving them frequent practice in it. lt is certainly
a pleasure, after the grinding routine of school work, to be able
to come to a meeting every Friday morning or afternoon, and
feel that we are together to aid one another and ourselves, and
to spend an enjoyable and productive time.
The club owes the great part of its success to its loyal
censor, Dr. ltoss, who has remained with it through thick and
thing and we desire to thank him heartily for it. though we know
that these few words cannot begin to approximate our appre-
ciation of his efforts.
Sept. '18 to Jan- '19
LEON Luvsoulrz . . .
lJAv1o JAIWFIN . . .
GREGORY P1NeUs ..
l1ev1NG GOLDSTEIN .
Amlcicr ADAMS ..
Rosa PIMsL1cR ..
Louis l+'RmnMAN ........
Ainclmz ALLERHAND .
MAMUC DRIESSNER . .
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President ..... . . .
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. .Seereta1'y. . .
Feb. '19 to Je. '19
. LEON Tnrsonrrz
. ALBERT AoAMs
. . . IRVVIN Ros1cN
.. SARAH SAUIIS
. . . . . Li2oN QUA1'
. . BELLA NEWMAN
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JUMOR QU1 VIVE
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Feb. to June. Sept. to Jan.
WM. BAUMAN .... ..... P resident .... ...... M AX FRANK
LILLIAN LEVINE ...... Vice-President ....... ETHEL SCHACHER
LUDWIG L. SIMON ....... Secretary .... ..... E - STEINGERG
ETHEL SCHACHER ...... Treasurer ............ GRACE GORLIN
DR. SMITH .............. Censor ................ DR. SMITH
As the name implies, we promote interest along the literary
lines. This term We have had many interesting meetings. Our
large membership is largely due to this fact. A series of inter-
esting debates, well chosen programs, lectures of all kinds are
only a small part of our activities. All are cordially invited.
Junior Qui Vive Officers
President ................... . .... . ......... GEORGE BOKAT
Vice President .. ........................ LILLIAN NEUFIELD
Secretary ...... . . . ROSALIE ROSENBERGER
Treasurer ......... NATHAN GELLINS
Sergeant-at-arms .......................... SAM AUSLANDER
Censor ........................................ MR. CONN
THE ANNUAL ORATORICAL CONTEST
The fourteenth Annual Contest in Oratory took place in
the Auditorium on Friday evening, May 4, 1918. The inter-
esting program was as follows:
Music ........................................ Orchestra
Humanity and Inhurnanity .... .... H arry Kroman
Palestine Reborn ........... ........ D ora Epstein
"Babushka" Breshkooslfy .... William L. Standard
The Triumph of Right ................. Sarah P- Friedman
Violin Soto .............................. Nathaniel Davis
Accompanied by Benjamin Miller
Education and Patriotism .................. Zcnaida Drabkin
Autocracy Revealed ........................ Dinah Bieley
A Step Toward Higher Civilization ............ Dora Gottlieb
"Up-There" .......................... Rosalind Greenbaum
Music ......................................... Orchestra
The judges were Dr. Frederick W. Martin, Director of
Speech Improvement in the New York Public Schools, Mr.
Blake A Hoover, Sec'y. of Union Branch Y. M. C. A., and Mr-
Morris Deshel, '06, They awarded the first prize, a gold medal,
to Miss Zenaida Drabking the second prize, a silver medal, to
Miss Dora Gottlieb, and the third prize, a bronze medal, to
William L- Standard.
THE DENIMGH LITERARY SOCIETY
Among the clubs which have survived the World War, the
Academia holds her place. With perseverance she has struggled
to maintain her foot-hold and has been repaid for her efforts
in keeping the Classic lamp burning bright.
In December 1915, the Academia was formed, with the pur-
pose of fostering interest in Roman and Greek Life, history,
art, and literature, to all of which we are indebted for our pres-
ent civilization. During the past year, a Greek and a Roman
house were built by the members, under the direction of Dr.
Ruhl. In March 1918, the club gave a banquet, conducted in
true Roman fashion- Several plays were given in Latin, first
at open meetings, and then by request, in the Freshman Assem-
bly. This term, the Academia heartily invites all interested to
attend its meetings and to further its good Work. Any student
taking third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, or eighth term Latin
is eligible for membership. ' D
Feb. to June Sept. 1918-Jan 1919
ESTELLA RAPHAEL ....... President ...... HENRIETTA OLIDORT
LUDWIG SIMON ........ Vice-President ......... DAVID SHAIR
EUPHEMIA Misco ........ Secretary ....... ESTELLA RAPHMQL
SOPHIE SLOANE .... .... T reasurer .... ..... A DELE MATZKE
Miss CONSTANTINE ....... Censor ......... Miss CONSTANTINE
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We have formeda very interesting club which we call the
"Denbigh Literary Society" in honor of our former principal.
The object of the club is to promote sociability, and to instill in
its members a taste for literary work.
The enthusiasm of Mr. Conn who is our cersor will no doubt
make it one of the most prominent and interesting clubs of
Morris High School- Our oflicers are
President ...................... Q ....... SAMUEL SCHNEITZER
Vice-President . . . ............... .... T HEODORE STAMM
Secretary ...... ....... A LICE DOLAN
Treasurer ....... ..... B ERNARD LIPETZ
Sergeant-at-arms .... JosEPH ARANOWITZ
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The season of 1918-1919 proved to be a very successful and
memorable one in the annals of "Le Cercle Francais". The
members of the club entertained the Junior and Senior assemblies
with a program of French folk songsand a short sketch entitled
"Pauvre Sylvie." Another of its achievements was the after-
noon of music and drama given to the students of the other city
high schools. The plays for this occasion were "Le Testament
de Madame Patural" and "Le Partage du Giteaun. So sue-
cessful were these comedies, that the club intends to give others
Our meetings are conducted in French. Our programme
consists of dialogues, songs, instructive talks and discussion, and
illustrated lectures on France and French life.
Pupils who have completed two years of French are eligible
for membership. All are cordially, invited to attend our meet-
President ....... ............ . . MILDRED GOLDMAN
Vive-President . . . . . . Ismomz ASHMAN
Secretary .... ..... M ARY GOLD
Censor .... ...... .... ........... M 1 s s PINARD
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Goodwin Literary Society is an organization composed of
pupils in the afternoon session. Its aim is two-fold: to cultivate
the ability of each member in the direction of his or her special
ambition and to promote the spirit of good-fellowship among'
The programmes are made as varied and interesting as
possible. They consist of debates, speeches, recitation and
Miss Twomley is the censor of the society, though she pre-
ters to be called the " senior member" of the club.
GIRLS' N4K'l'IIRALIST CLUB
Boys ' NATURALIST CLUB
Girls' Naturalist CHIuh
The Girls Naturalist Club meets for the purpose of promot-
ing interest in nature among the pupils. The meetings are held
in school on stormy days but whenever possible the club goes
into the woods and the meetings take place there. Miss Lewis,
our Censor, gives short talks on many interesting subjects.
Many of the girls have definite topics in which they are espec-
ially interested and on which they report at the meetings. In
the Spring the club takes care of the grounds and garden.
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Our Club gives us the opportunity to obey the call of spring-
We go on long hikes out into the country and Miss Hecht, our
censor, teaches us interesting things about nature which we could
not learn in the class room.
At our indoor meetings discussions and experiments form
part of our delightful programme. We are going to make a sys-
tematic effort to put the campus in order and keep it so.
President ............................... AARON LANDSBERG
Secretary ............,................... MAURICE L1f:v1N1f:
Itlrh Qlrnss Kumi, Nursing Giluh
One of the youngest but most interesting clubs in Morris
is the Red Cross Home Nursing Ulub conducted under the
leadership of Mrs. Holton, R. N. The members gather for
pleasure and profit- To qualify as a member of this club o11e
must be a student of Home Nursing.
President ................ .. Miss DORFMAN
Secretary . . . ..... Miss EDLEMANN
Treasurer ...... Miss IGDLEMANN
Censor .... MRS. HoL'roN, R. N.
THE RED CROSS HOME NURSING CLUB
SENIOR NA'rU1eAI.1S'L' CLUB
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The Morris Printing Squad came into existence because it
was felt that many conveniences could be secured in Morris, if
a printing office were installed in the school.
The squad was organized by Mr- James E. Peabody, who
had had considerable experience in printing. The original out-
Ht consisted of a second hand press and type, bought at a cost
of approximately 83000, appropriated from the "Annual
Fund". Boys were secured by calling for volunteers, who were
trained in the work until they could, to a great extent, carry on
the work by themselves.
So far as we know this was the first printing office estab-
lished in any of the general high schools of the city of New
York. The experiment was so successful that after a few years
the city authorities purchased for the school a Chandler and
Price 10" x15" press, run by electric motor, a paper cutter, a
generous supply of type and other materials, at a cost of some-
thing over a thousand dollars.
Volunteers apply to the censor and have their records in-
vestigated- If they show a desire to serve and a scholarship of
not lower than 75? in their prepared subjects, they are admit-
ted on probation. For a whole term the volunteer serves as
an apprentice or "printer's devil", doing all the dirty work
such as cleaning and oiling the press, and helping the printers
in general. Meanwhile, he is taught some of the rudiments of
printing by the older members. During this period of proba-
tion he must prove his willingness to serve, his ability to main-
tain his scholarship while giving time to the printing squad.
He becomes a regular member when unanimously elected by the
Oiiicers and Members for last two terms were as follows:
Feb.-June '18 Sept.-Feb. '18
SAUI4 DVORKIN .......... Manager ......... PHILIP STEINMAN
PHILIP STEINMAN . . .Assistant Manager ..... SAMUEL LASSMAN
Moirron lllILSNER MICHAISL CARDUNER
HAROLD LATO SOLOMON' STEIN
Ismomz HELLMAN MAN UIIL MASLANSKY
DAVID ANCHIN .
Censor .......... ....................,, M R, FINK
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Our Orchestra is bigger and better than ever. The string
section alone numbers over forty players, in addition to which
there are twenty-two wind instruments whieh latter, with the
addition of a drum corps of ten pieces, enables us to turn out a
fair band for parades and other out-doors events.
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This term, for the first time in two years, the Glee Club
has again been organized. We learn part songs and hope to
give concerts this year- All would-be singers are urged to come.
The club members Wish to thank our censor, Miss Gaffney, for
her work andfthe encouragement she gives us. The officers
for the term Feb.-June 1919 are:
President .............. z ........ ...... S . EDELSON
Secretary ...... ...... ....... . . . GRACE ARCHER
Treasurer . . . ...................... .... H . BURGER
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The Sunshine Club has been in existence since 1912. It
was Organized for the purpose of aiding pupils in distress-
those needing Outside assistance in any subject. Morning pu-
pils wishing to lend their valuable services in this organization
will be heartily welcomed. See Miss Baer in Room 304 any day.
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The Poster Club was organized to render service to the
school and to promote interest in poster-making. That the
club has accomplished its purpose is evidenced by the fact that
nearly every bulletin board in the school is covered with the
results of its work.
Last term two interesting poster contests were heldg one
under the auspices of the Board of Education on The Preven-
tion of Tuberculosis and another under the direction of the
Poster Club on the subject of Reconstruction. In the first con-
test the three prizes were awarded to Miss Lipshitz, B. Benson
and N- Lukin.
The winners of the second contest were Miss Lipschitz,
C'Connell and Kirchman. It is to Miss Ames, our energetic
censor, and to Miss Mussey that the success of the club is due.
Our Junior Division is progressing finely in learning how
to draw both figures and objects and to make good posters.
Sept. 1918-Jan. 1919 Feb. 1919-June 1919
NATHAN LUKIN ......... President ......... ll'lARTI-IA LIPSHITZ
LESLIE GOODMAN ......... Secretary ......... M. O,CONNELL
MARTHA LIPSHITZ .... Treasurer ......... J. BEHRMAN
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The last exhibition spoke well for the work accomplished
by the dancing club. The club trains primarily in interpretive
and esthetic dances with a view to the development of a natural
During the first part of the season the class was guided by
Miss Butler. At present our guide is Miss Silverhousc, one of
Miss Dobbins' best pupils.
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Taking many things into consideration, such as lack of
proper practicing quarters, the 1918-19 Basket Ball team has
met with surprising success.
If there were to be an honor list we would put Coach Kranz
at the head of the list- His knowledge of the game and the
team's trust in him were big factors in the season's success.
We must also thank Nat Klauber and his assistant, Charles
Kaminsky, for their excellent management of the team.
Emerson ................. 24 Morris ........... .... 2 5
Clinton ...... . . . 23 'Morris . . . . . . 6
Commerce .......... . . . 18 'Morris' . . . . . . 10
Evander ................. 13 'Morris . . . . . . 24
C. C. N. Y. Freshmen .... F18 'Morris . . . . . . 25
Stuyvesant ......... . . . 23 Morris . . . . . . 19
Barnard ..... . . . . 25 Morris . . . . . . 16
Boys' High .............. 15 "Morris . . . . . . 19
Alumni .................. 11 'Morris . . . . . . 21
N- Y. S. Military Academy . 27 Morris 16
1' Means home game.
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This year the Club is hopeful that the excellent standards
of the former Morris Riiie Clubs may still be attained. The
Sub-Target Gun has recently been repaired and put into opera-
tion so that practice in the Gun Room is now going on daily.
On Saturday morning the club, availing itself of the kindness
of the officers of the 2nd Field Artillery, practices on the Rifie
A number of our members i.e, Fleming, Borchers, Moyckcl,
Bernstein, and Rowland went to the Range at Peekskill and gave
a very good account of themselves in the Inter-Scholastic Cham-
Wc regret that we can no longer count on the services of
Dr. Smith, who has been the faithful coach and adviser of the
Rifle Club for many years. We welcome Mr. Birnbaum as his
successor and look forward to a brilliant future.
1918. OFFICERS 1919.
GORDON ROWLAND ....... President .... . . . AUGUST Bonormns
REGINALD FLEMING ..... Treasurer . . . . . .SYLVAN TRA'r'rNER
.AUGUST BORCHERS ...... Secretary ....... JOSEPH L- SPENCER
BASKET BALL TEAM TENNIS TEAINI
FRESHMAN 14'0o'rBAL,1J TEAM
The Morris Soccer Team of 1918 has enjoyed one of the most
successful seasonsg ending up in second place, with nine games
won, two tied, and two games lost.
For the first time in many years the soccer team received
Too much credit can not be given to coach Sidney Kranz
and Manager Stanley Robinson for their untiring efforts to
produce a championship team.
Special mention must be given to Capt. Jack Nelson, Joe
Schwartzman, "Joie" Karp, Chas. Silverbush, Mattieu Prou-
jansky and Joe Golomb, for their splendid playing.
The Summary of the Games
Morris 1 .... ..................... S tuyvesant 1
Morris 2. . . .... Clinton 0
Morris 1 .... .... E Vander 0
Morris 0. .. .... Commerce 2
Morris 1 .... .... E rasmus 0
Morris 3. .. .... N- Y. Military Acad. 1
Morris 3. . . .... Bushwick 0
Morris 2... .... Manual 1
Morris 2 .... .... C ommercial 1
Morris 4... .... N.-Y. U. S. A. T- C. 1
Morris 0 .... .... C urtis 0
Morris 0. . . .... Townsend 1
Morris 1. . . ...... ........ B oys' High 0
The Line Up
Manager ............................... Stanley Robinson
Coach .................................. Mr. Sidney Kranz
R. H. B. . ...... S- Spencer L. H. B- ...... M. Proujansky
C. H. B. . .J. Schwartzman . . ....... S. Robinson
Goal .... . . .C. Silverbush O. R. ......... -. . li. Friedman
R- F. B. . ..... M. -Press A' C. .......... J.Nelson, Capt.
L.F.B . ...... .. J. Karp I.L. .... P. Wolf, M- Lipshitz
O.L. .............. J. Golomb I
J- Bassel J. Ropp
S. Klein S. Sobrin
THE GUN CLUB
The team of 1918, in spite of the fact that not one of the
members was a veteran, registered one of the big surprises of
the season, emulating the previous team in finishing in the
runner-up position. Captain Cinador and "Bibby" Algasc,
the diminutive captain-elect, were the mainstay of the team in
doubles, while Kassakove, Lipkowitz, Jacobs and Manager Steig
played in the singles.
With a veteran team and numerous capable recruits, if
ineligibility does not interfere, Morris should Win the title in
1919. Thanks are due to Dr. Ross who coached the team last
season, sacrificing his time to help the boys. Algase and Perel-
man succeed Cinador and Steig as captain and manager respec-
The results of the games were:
Morris 2, Horace Mann 3
Morris 3: Evander Childs 2
Morris 55 Townsend Harris 0
Morris 45 Stuyvesant 1
Morris 25 Commerce 3
Morris 55 Curtis 0
The season's Cross Country Team in spite of many handi-
caps maintained a most admirable morale throughout the season-
The team was hit a hard blow by the loss of its captain and fast-
est man, Jack Brickman, who was found to be several points shy
in eligibility. ' I
But the prospects for next season are bright. A nucleus of
six veterans will be left, among them "Little Galburtn, who
gives promise of being a worthy successor to his brother.
Personnel of Team
Samuel Galburt Richard Rose
Morris Galburt Isidor Rosman
Oscar Levine Abraham Rosenblum
Nathan Lukin Edward Schopp, manager elect
Harry Brickman, manager
Jacob Brickman, captain
George Seigerman, captain elect
Mr. Bates, Coach
VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM
THE 'LRACK TEAM
Haraitg Baseball Umm
As soon as the first signs of Spring began to appear we
boys immediately began to plan our baseball season. Manager
"Eddie Fine" succeeded in finding a coach in the person of Mr.
Conn. He immediately called the boys together and arranged
for practice- Moe Cohen was appointed captain and Jerome
Newman, assistant manager. It didn 't take Fine very long to
arrange our schedule of games, so the season will be quite an
active' one. Our coach thinks we have a dandy team and hopes
to be able to carry off the championship of New York City.
We practice every Monday. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday,
at Crotona Park. Come around to watch us play.
The teams is :
Ist Base-Goldfarb Left-Schwartzman
2nd Base-Steinberg 3rd Base-Cohen
The current track year, 1918-1919, found the team still
measuring stride with ,the preceding track teams. In the year
1918 the track team scored 85 points, and in the indoor season
of 1919, 35 points. During the season of 1918 our team cap-
tured a national interscholastic championship at the Central
High School games in the 12-lb- put shot. Julius Steinberg
was the victor. 'Also in the P. S. A. L. champs we captured
three championships, the mile, half-mile and the quarter. Wal-
ter Heggins was the mile and half-mile champion while Walter
Braunstein was the quarter-mile champion. The team of 1919
also developed three men of champion calibre, H- Deitchman, to
whom great credit is due as the 1918 captain, H. Karp, a junior
champion, and A. Goodman, track captain for 1919. With the
untiring energies of Mr. Strauss, our coach, we hope to continue
the remaining season with the greatest success.
Captain . . . . . . Al. Goodman
Manager . . . ........ S- Galburt
Coach ....... .......... . 1. Strauss
Asst. Coach . . . . . . . . . Herman Deitchman
SENIOR SNVIMMING CLUB
JUNIOR SVVIMMING CLUB
Elnninr Qmimming Qlluh
Judging from the work being done by the Junior Swim-
ming Club on Thursday mornings, Annette Kellerman must
look to her laurels.
Thirty enthusiastic girls are competitors for swimming pins
and hope to fulfil the following requirements-
I. Push off from shallow end of tank, swim length of tank.
II. Dive or jump from deep end, swim several strokes, turn
over on back, and swim a 'short distance, turn over on
face, finish length of tank.
III. Dive and pick up article at the bottom of tank.
IV- Swim in good form on back the length of tank.
V. Swim out to a person supposedly drowning and strug-
gling, approach from rear, grasp by the back of bathing
suit or the hair, and swim the remaining length of tank.
Swimming tests may be conducted once a month.
The Hockey Club has met and will continue to meet at
Crotona Park on Wednesday afternoon from two to four
o'clock. Miss Nasch coached this team for a while and then
Miss Schacker and Miss Gluck, two Morris girls, cooperated i11
coaching the teams for the rest of the season. All girls are
welcome to join the club.
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Since the P. S- A. L. Rules for Girls forbid interscholastic
activities, athletics are naturally confined to games between
opposing teams of our ONVII girls. Last term one of Morris'
girls acted as coach. An interclass tournament was held at the
close of the term. Practice this term will be continued under the
direction of Miss Bimstein as soon as a suitable gym is found.
Come out on Friday, girls, and forget the worries of the pre-
vious five days.
THE BASKICTBALL TEAM
And in the beginning there reigned chaos in the Washing-
ton lleights section of the City of New York.
For there was no high school for the sons and daughters of
the people who came there to live- And the inhabitants of the
town did pray for a house of learning whither they could send
their children, and their prayers were heard. And it came to
pass that on the second day of the second month in the year of
our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen, our City
Fathers did assemble and did declare, 'tTherc shall be a high
school on Vifashington Heights". And a high school was set up.
And it was called the XVashington Heights Annex of Morris
High School. And on that day more than ninety and two hun-
dred fair children did gather together to offer thanks for this
New it happened that the school needed wise counsel and
proper guidance. And in the land of the Bronx there lived a
man named Wheat. He was a wise and upright man- And he
was chosen to lead them. And every one rejoiced. And on
this same day this man Wheat did take oath before all assembled,
to train the boys and girls under his care to the end that they
become loyal Americans.
And for two whole years these things were taught. And
it became known all over the land of Manhattan. From East
and from West, from North and from South came boys and girls
seeking admission to our home. And we permitted them to
enter- VVhich they ,did and are still doing and we .now have
nine hundred and moreiwithin our gates. And teachers from
the land of Brooklyn which lies across the lflast River. and from
the land of The Bronx which lies across the River llarlem, did
seek to make their homes with us. So that now we have four
and thirty ot' them.
And it came to pass that on the seventh day of April in the
year ot' our liord 1917 the President of our la11d arose in the
l'ongress and spoke thus,
"From this day on a. state of war exists between our people
and the .Imperial German Government. And it behooves us all
men, women, and children, to come to the aid of our country."
Washington H 'ts., Annex
We heard the cry, and our children witnessed the parting
of our soldiers from our shores and they vowed to help them,
wihch they did in this wise.
They did buy bonds of the first issue for seventy-live thou-
sand dollars and more. And of the second issue they did buy
more than one hundred thousand- Of the third issue two hun-
dred thousand and of the fourth issue more than three hundred
And they bought Thrift Stamps and War Savings Stamps
and thus enriched the public treasury with fifteen thousand
They did knit and sew for the Red Cross
Of the little they had they did give to the children of the
Far East over one hundred dollars. They ,heard the cries of
the orphaned babes in France and so sent them money for food
And it came to pass that the nations of the earth did lay
down their arms, and did declare henceforth to live in peace.
And our children do again pursue their studies as of old.
Four hundred of them do study that they may enter college, and
five hundred of them pursue studies that they may go out into
the world of business and prosper. And verily doth our school
help them, for it teacheth them not only the Arts and the Scien-
ces but the laws of Commerce as well-
And our children did form clubs whither they could go for
leisure. And they were four in number: to wit, Dancing, Swim-
ming, Baseball and Dramatics.
And verily our home is too small and We do pray by day
and by night that we get a 11cw home. And may our prayer be
heard and granted. Amen.
M. J. LANDSMAN.
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MUSIC ROLLS l
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 0
Q Sporting Goods of Every Description
fr? SPALDINB gi Special Discount to Clubs and Pupils
'QQDMARK ev' from MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL
S, E IN UQQ.
551 East 138Ih Slreef
NEAR ST. ANNS AVENUE
Tel. 3989 Melrose.
Mr. Prospective Purcliaser, why not let us
handle your problem for you? VVe're pre-
pared to do it!
Bring in that pesky jobfif the copy isu't just
right. we will fix it up for you.
lf you are not Certain just what you want we
will llelp you decide and go over the details
LET'S SHOW YOU.
THE MARKEY PRESS
PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS
368 East 148th St., BRONX, NEW YORK
PHONES: 7700, 7701, 7702 MELROSE
llroux Ho1'ougl1's l,zu'gcSt .lolm l1l'lllICl'S
THE SCHOGL OF
PR CTICAL ART
125 West 40th Street
NEW YORK CITY
TELEPHONE BRYANT 7520
Years of experience in every branch of Art-for-
Advertising, enable us to teach you in months
to make your Art support you.
We train you for what you are best fitted in
Art and our instruction and criticism are
Limited number of students. Apply at once.
Under the direction of
the PHILLIPS STUDIO
Another World's Record for Speed and
Accuracy in Isaac Pitman Shorthand
A new Wor1d's Record for Speed and Accuracy
in shorthand writing was made on january 18,
1919, by Herman J. Stich and Isaac Pitman,
writer, at an official competition of the Isaac
Pitman Shorthand NVriters' Association. Mr.
Stich took court testimony dictated at the rate
of 300 words a minute for five consecutive min-
utes and transcribed the same with only two im-
material errors. This establishes a new Wor1d's
Record for Accuracy of 99970.
ln the Stenogrnphei-'s Class for writers under 21 years
of age, Joseph van Gelder, in the 160 words fl minute dieta-
tion made a Record for Accuracy of 10072, thus QSUIITIISIIIIIQ'
n new Wor1d's Record for a writer of his experience.
These records again establish the unquestionable superior-
ity of the Isaac Pitman Shorthand,
Write for ax copy of "The System of Proven Success," and
a "Sample Lesson."
Isaac Pitman 8: Sons
2 West 45th Street NEW YORK
BASEBALL TENNIS CAMPING OUTFITS
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
SCHOVERLING, DALY 81 GALES
soz 304 BROADWAY NEW YORK
THE industrial emancipation of women is now so generally
recognized that we are apt to lose sight of the fact that from
an historical standpoint it is an event of recent occurrence.
Less than fifty years ago the educated woman who wanted to
be independent was practically limited in her choice of an occu-
pation to the time-honored, but poorly paid job, of teaching
school. Today the world is her oyster- She may buy or sell,
practice or preach, manage or teach, or finance or legislateg the
bars which for centuries have restricted her activities to the
home and the classroom are now down for good. The perplex-
ing question Which confronts her today is not What may I do?
but What shall I do? We believe that for the educated young
woman who has an attractive personality, the Secretarial Course,
as given at Eastman-Gaines, offers the best answer to this ques-
tion. Certainly, in all of the elements which go to make one
kind of work more desirable than another, the position of Private
Secretary stands in a class by itself. The usual environment
of a Secretary is healthful a11d attractive, the associations are
refined and congenial, the duties, while responsible, are not tax-
ing and the salaries paid are generally speaking, higher than
those paid to women in any other field of employment. At this
point a note of warning should be sounded. Do not jump to the
conclusion that you can qualify to be a successful Secretary
simply because you like our description of the position and its
rewards. It is entirely possible that you would make a fiat
failure of the course- Clt may not be good advertising to say
this, but it is the truth.D The thing to do is to find out what
degree of success or failure you may reasonably anticipate. If
you will call and talk with the Principal of Eastman-Gaines he
will be glad to give you the benefit of expert advice.
Each applicant for Secretarial instruction at Eastman-
Gaines is received for one month on probation with the under-
standing that at the end of the trial period we will make a
frank report, stating what we think can be accomplished and
approximately the length of time the course should take.
Eastman - Gaines School
Lenox Avenue and 123rd Street
All t'onnnercial Branches. Open During The Entire Year.
C ONS OLIDA TED
EN GRA V IN G
151 WEST 25 lm STREET
Telephone Intervale 5806
FOR GLASSES THAT IMPROVE THE VISION
DR. H. S. HURWITZ
1330 WILKINS AVENUE
BRONX, N. Y.
Near Freeman St. Sub. Station
Phone Melrose 617 K k
EMODELING Makers of
903 PROSPECT AVE.,
Bronx, New York
AND PLAYER PIANOS
Cypress Ave. Kr 136th St.
Phone, Intervale 3232
J. COHN, Music Store
SHEET MUSIC and
MUSIC BOOKS :: ::
Including Schirmer, Woods Fischer,
Ditson, Century and other Editions
Player Piano Rolls, Popular Music
945 EAST 163rd STREET
Bet. Intevale Ave. :Sz Kelly St.
BRONX NEW YORK
'l'ele1nl1o11o, 24389 Melrose
CHILD, MAN, AND WOMAN
489 Prospect Ave., New York
Foot of Subway Station
Third Ave., at 162nd St., New York
Secretarial, Commercial, and'
Stenographic Courses. A re-
fined, high-grade school. The
kind of school you'd like
BERNARD H. O'HARE
Owner and Principal
The Tie Shop
648 JACKSON AVE., N. Y.
A special slection of ties for
From Maker to XVearer
Save your pieces of silk, we turn
them into ties.
The demand for teachers of physical
education is growing, the work
pleasant, satisfying and WELL PAID.
The War has shown the need and
made deumnds for better Physical care
of our boys, girls, men and women, as
Well as Soldiers and Sailors. Men ES-
PECIALLY NEEDED IN THIS WORK.
The Course includes all kinds of
Games, .Dancing, Athletics and
Gymnastics, as well as Anatomy,
Physiology, Hygiene and Methods
of Teaching, etc.
Best Course in Physical Education
for MEN AND WOMEN, and Strongest
Faculty in this country. See CATA4
.The only School Physical Educa-
tion that is Chartered hy the Univers,
ity of the State of New York funder
The Savage School
308 W. 59th St., New York
Begins its 29th year of instruction,
September 1919 leading to the
degree of Graduate in
Pharmacy fPh. GJ
Open to young men and women.
Instruction fees for each
For prospectus and full
WILLIAM L. HARLOE
C. D. Reese Co., lnc.
BADGES, MEDALS, CUPS
COLLEGE, SCHOOL, SOCIETY
PINS AND EMBLEMS
57 WARREN STREET
Phone Barclay 6825
265-271 Nostrand Avenue
BROOKLYN NEW YORK
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For more than forty Years
- Spalding Athletic Goods have
been the standard by which
quality is judged.
"JUST AS GOOD" is never
just the same.
SEND FOR CATALOGUE
A.G. Spalding 8: Bros.
126 Nassau Street
523 Fifth Avenue
NEW YORK CITY
HOUSE OF STYLES
DRESSES, COATS, AND SKIRTS
OF THE BETTER KIND
READY T0 WEAR
788 E. Tremont Ave.
A. H. Gaines-
Manufacturer of Shoes
Telephone, 5985 Melrose
J. Nussbickel 8: Son
Fl.0RlS'l'S 8 DECORA'l'0RS
Floral Designs Our Specialty
56 East l61st Street
63 VV. 162nd Street.
Greenhouses: 161st Street and
Gerard to River Avenues
l'l1oue Iutervale 1228
1336 WILKINS AVE.
Near Freeman St. Sub, Station
BRONX, NEW YORK
Phone 577 Tremont
Dr. IIERMAN AMOLS
467 East 169th Street
Cor. Washington Ave.
BRONX, NEW YORK
CLASSIC 8z POPULAR MUSIC
Victor and Columbia Records
Music Rolls, Instruments, and
Films Developed and Printed
1321 BOSTON RD., BRONX, N. Y.
Mcliinley Square Theatre Bldg.
Phone Tremont 2191
New York Florist Co.
Floral Designs and Decorations
1305 Boston Road
NEAR 169th STREET
BRONX, NEW YORK
Bl'IlIlUllf 3214 Third Avenue
Tel, Mel1'ose 5804
Bakery and Lunch Room
896 HOME STREET
Near Intervale Avenue
BRONX, NEW YORK
Orders Taken For Weddings and
Parties at Short Notice
Telephone 9647 Melrose
FOR DEPENDABLE SHOES
GO To The
Webster Shoe CO.
SHOES FOR THE FAMILY
167th St., 8: Brook Avenue
North Side Savings Bank
3230 Third Avenue, Near 163rd Street, Bronx, N. Y.
Wfrite for a Copy of the "North Side Bulletin."
It tells you all about the BOrOugh'S Growing Baukf'
JOHN G. BORGSTEDE, President F. H. WEFER, Vice-President
T. J. CHABOT, vice-President ARTHUR A. EKIRCH, Sec'y
GEO. N. REINHARDT, Treas.
ASSETS OVER S1,900,000.00
FOR FRENCH PASTRY AND Tel. Tremont 244
FRENCH ICE CREAM F. KRICHEFSKY
Come To PHOTOGRAPHER
533 E. 169th St., Cor. Third Ave.
DON'T look for coupons or any
Look for a photographer with a
A 1319 Boston Road Sturge Open all day. Pictures licaken in
v in or at O me
Next door to Mc. Sq. Theatre e iiyeuapiointmenty oliay. 0
551 West 207th Street
Phone St. Nicholas 3067 Cor. Sherman Ave.
RECORDS PLAYER PIANOS
CABINETS MUSIC ROLLS
SUPPLIES SHEET MUSIC
U OPEN EVENINGS EASY TERMS
THIRD AVENUE AND 137th
Chas. P. Bogart Chas. l-I. Meyer
President Assistnnt Cashler
John M. I-Iaffen Chas. E. Merrifield
VICE-ID1'0Sill1-Ellt, Assistant Cashier
Hy, J. Van Cook
CENTRAL BRANCH: 2808 Third Ave.
JOHN J, REDDINGTON, Manager
BOSTON AVE. BRANCH: 960 Boston
CHARLES H. MEYER, Manager
CITY DEPOSITORY FOR
THE BOROUGH OF THE
Business amd individual accounts are
invited by this purely local institution.
W I fl?
Strong as we are for style, we re-
lllelllbel' that unless a structure is
basically correct, there is sure to be a
That's why we test chemically each
delivery of cloth to make sure it's nll-
Everything men and boys wear, in-
cluding sporting goods.
ROGERS PEET COMPANY
Broadway 4-your Ilroadwnv
at 13th sr. C , . t at 34th sr.
BI-nf-Hluvuy Olltelllell Ave.
at Warren Corners" nr 41st sr.
yy y NEW YORK CITY
QQ' I fy
Q59 HIGH SALARIED
STENOGRAPHIC dz '
Que gray? glam!
A PRACTICAL SCHOOL BY
Registered by University of State
of N. Y.
Send for Literature
334 Fifth Avenue
Madison Square 2210.
Everything to fill the needs of
We carry a complete stock of
Kodaksb and Photo Supplies
Morris Stationery, Arm Bands and
Pennants are always on hand.
In our Sporting Goods Department
a well selected line of Athletic
Goods will be found.
Special inducements to clubs and
3414 THIRD AVE.,
At 166th St. "L" Station
Telephone In tervale 5814
917 FREEMAN STREET
BRONX, At Subway
Station NEW YORK
Telephone: Intervale 963
S ark H'
VICTOR AND COLUMBIA
PHONOGRAPH AND RECORDS
1057 WEST FARMS ROAD
Tel. Tremont 6263
LOUIS M. GREENBERG
l 2006 off list price on I
Victor, Columbia and Aeohan
15 and 2070 on
Columbia and Victor Records
in all languages
Pianos and Musical Instruments at
wholesale prices. Kodaks and
Supplies 20179 off.
3889-91 THIRD AVE.,
Near 172nd Street
Cor. Westchester Ave., Sz Southern BRONX NEW YQRK
Boulevard Under London Casino, centre of the
Piano Instruction Pianos Tuned
OPPOSITE MORRIS HIGH SCHOOL
POPULAR and CLASSICAL
Instruments and Records
1166 BOSTON ROAD
H. H. JAFFE
ALL GLASSES MADE
WHILE YOU WAIT
488 E. 169th Street
Open until 7:30 p. ui. NEW YORK
WM. F. SILVER, Ph. G.
' 166th St., Cor. Jackson Ave.
Phones 2323, 4106 Intervale
Opposite Morris High School
Phone Melrose 8509
JEWELRY Sz OPTICAL GOODS
Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler
752 VVESTCI-IESTER AVE.
Near 156th St. AE Tinton Ave.
Confectionery and Ice Cream
3416 THIRD AVENUE
Near lwth sr, "LH station
Telephone 4569 Tremong
Scout and Gym Shoes a specialty
1318 BOSTON ROAD
McKinley Square, BRONX N, Y.
J. 8: G. BAKING CO.
3210 THIRD AVENUE
Best place in the Bronx
to buy cake
Baking on premises
482 E. 169th Street
Klimpl illlvhal Gln.
MEDALS, CLASS PINS, PRIZE
CUPS, PLAQUES, ETC
106 FULTON St., NEW YORK
Phone lntervale 4583
Funeral Designs, Decorations for
912 FREEMAN ST., BRONX, N, Y.
BRANCH--3412 THIRD AVE.
Tel. Melrose 5341
R WI-'IW - ' I
fllllr Earring Srhnnl
ment Eihr IH. 11111. QI. A.
318 West 57th Street
7th Grade to College V
Small Clauses-Male Teachers-
"Y" gymnasium and swimming
attention - Vocational guidance-
Develops character and responsi-
"Make good on the home run."
BU PREPARES Fon
FIFTH NATIONAL- BANK BUILDING
LEXINGTON Av: AT rwfmv mum smffr
GOOD ATHLETIC SUPPLIES SOLD AT
RIGHT PRICES IN A POLITE MANNER
GOLF t LACROSSE
ALEX. TAYLOR 8: CO.
Taylor Building 42d Street, New York
Opposite Hotel Manhattan
N DO YOU SAY ZZUNK? Q
"THE COLLEGE IN THE HILLS"
MEETS EVERY TEST!
Practical Healtlifully Located
Well Equipped Beautiful Surroundings
Alfred College offers the higher education es-
sential for the service and leadership which the
World needs now in this reconstruction period.
Alfred College is economical. It offers high
class education at least possible expense.
Alfred College is efficient. It offers both tech-
nical and cultural courses. Its graduates make good.
Its high rank is recognized by the large colleges,
state education departments and the World at large.
For catalogues and other information, address
BOOTHE COLWELL DAVIS, President
ALFRED, NEW YORK
MAKE THE JOB HUNT YOU
, wa The girl who can answer
A519-"W7Qf?.i!1:,. .- "Yes" to the question:
"Can you operate ya Bur-
' ,f-ffE3174'3?s?"f:I X roughs Calculator? .does
I iifihsggkfigil A not need -to hunt a Job-
' I 5 ii 'UW the Job XYKIIII hunt lherkHel1i
ef J fr ly Q irst wee y pay c ec wi
?efx.QXf'x A fl, " be somewhere between S14
Qihgm XIX' " 90" and 330, depending upon
- 7 "Wir , ,ff her skill.
K f' It requires only from
K three to eight weeks to
4 fit yourself for an excel-
lent position. We can-
not Supply the demand. The school is operated at cost and
the small tuition can be paid in easy installments. Full particu-
lars can be had on request.
Burroughs School For Operators
EMIGRANT INDUSTRIAL SAVINGS BANK BLDG.
51 Chambers Street
Opposite City Hall
Tel. Worth 1661
Phone: Melrose 8173
RAPTIS BROS. '59 1 .
FRESH CUT FLOWERS Qla My
EVERY DAY D gf- .41
FUNERAL DESIGNS AN X
BRIDAL BOUQUETS 1
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149th St., and Bergen Ave.,
BRONX NEW YORK
Morris Allllllill lll'011llCOll hy
111. B. Winslow, N. Y. C.
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