Morton Memorial Schools - Retrospect Yearbook (Knightstown, IN)

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S. F ORE WORD In presenting this, our last effort, We are endeavoring to leave behind us a literary monument in our memory. It is our fondest hope that the officers, faculty and governesses will continue to advise, each knowing and appreciating the Worth of the other, and Wending their Way through the years to come, happy and contented in each other's company. We, the class of '29, graduate, recognizing the Value of our education, and appreciating our friends' kind assistance. THE RETROSPECT To Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Cortner We have had many teachers and friends, but valuable and kind as they were, none have ever done as much as you have done for us in starting us on the road to education. So as a token of our gratitude for your helpfulness, and also for your friendliness in the past year:-1, we dedicate this annual to you. 'Q' LQ lf il " 9 5, if -f ef . ..,- 41 l '3 4.. QQV3 MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. THE RETROSPECT TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Board of Trustees 2. Officials 3. Faculty 4. Classes 5. Athletics 6. Specials 7. Activities 8. Debris THE RETROSPECT STAFF James Godschalk Charles Talbott Robert Davidson Lettie Peele Helen Canaulty Mary Raynor Norma Fletcher Roberta Pierson Martha Woodruff Margaret Kelley Quelda Frederick CLASS OFFICERS Charles Talbott Quelda Frederick Margaret Kelley CLASS MOTTO Look forward, not backward: look up, not ing and lend a helping hand. CLASS FLOWER Forget-Me-Not CLASS COLORS Purple and Gold Editor Ass't. Editor Athletics Music Clubs Debris Society Dramaties Organizations Contests Miscellaneous President. Vice I'res. Secretary not down: look out, MORTON MEMORIAL H S Administration I wa 9 viii I wwe X if ullllhii llllllllu THE RETROSI'El"l' IAMHS W. SPAIN IIl'1S'l'l'1li M. ll I'r:-sidq-rxt Vim- l,l'1'Hi1hlll .JK DSICPH A. M INTUKN Secretary MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. ARTHUR WOLF R. H. TYNER Treasurer Member E E RETROSPE ', , . 4. fx f f MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. 'O cers l w l ,V l L. A. CORTNER MRS. L. A. CORTNER Superintendent Matron B. S. Purdue University R. N. Cincinnati General Hospital Ball Teachers' College P. H. N. Simmons College Boston B. A. KUHN Steward International Accountants' School THE RETROSPEQHI' ur'-M' ff., I -, ,. K, r A N4 .zsigiaixfi MORTON MEMORIAL H Q nf J W ifffllgf 'Q i ff " 5 X I Faculty THE RETROSl'l'Il"l' A. B. W. V. KLIPSCH Superintendent of Schools Leland Stanford Jr. University MHS. W. V. Kl,ll'SiTll llmm- l':t'0Il0Illll'H ll. S. Pllffllli' llnivv1':4ity li. A. PEIJEN Manual Training Indiana University Manchester Vollege Washington State College v . S. Indiana State Normal School MORTON MEMORIAL H. S MRS. F. V. MORGE History A. B. Central Normal College D. C. BOWEN English, Commercial Physical Education BERTHA ELLIOTT Botany and Home Economics Indiana State Normal School Purdue University THE RETROSPECUI' -l. GERALDINE GAR'l'l.l'IlN Latin and History A, B. Dc-Pziuw University If MAIITIIA Fl.0Wl'IIiS lflnglish and Art A. H. liutlvr llnivvrsity John II1-rrrm Art, lnatitutc Hull 'l'vzu'hs-rs' Vullvgc- ANNA MAE WPIKTZ English and Musim' lnwiiunu Venlrul Colle-gc MORTON MEMORIAL H. S THETIS E. KEMP Mathematics and Physical Culture A. B. Indiana University - GARVER C. WRIGHT Band, Orchestra General Science Earlham College Ball Teachers College '-? - THE R1'ITROS1'El"1' l In Memoriam This page is dedicated to Ilowzird liuley, at former mem- ber of the class of '29, lle wus horn .lune 21, 1910. At the age of five he was admitted to the llomo. lle was assigned to division 17 under the supervision ol' Miss Stella lived. l"ew boys in the Home have an equal record for good conduct. lle was outstanding in Athletics, having played on the baseball and basketball teams. Ile was ei member of the band for three years. Howard studied printing under lVIr. Rounds and intended to pay his way through college by working at his trade. While attempting to swim White River near Edwards- port. he was drowned July 26, 1927. Many of his Home friends attended the funeral, some acting as honorary pallbearers. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S I, 'Kiwi' fl N NR As H jr 'Q-Qgzfw S eniors THE RETROSPECT LETTIE PEELE CHARLES 'I'AI.B0'I"I' QUELDA FREDERICK MORTON MEMORIAL H. S MARTHA WOODRUFF ROBERT DAVIDSON MARY RAYNOR THE RETROSPECT NORMA FLETCHER JAMES GOIJSCHALK ROBERTA PIERSON MORTON MEMORIAL H. S HELEN CANAULTY MARGARET KELLEY THE RETROSPECT Class History In September, 1924, Freshmen, confident that they had developed about as much as they ever would, were given their place in the high school nursery. They were very green and were given great care by the teachers, but the older plants in the nursery paid little attention to the small seedlings, little knowing that they would some day be as valuable as they hoped to be. When the first year ended the Freshmen knew they had developed a little, but also knew they had more to learn. lluring the summer self-pruning took place. Several of the class deserted their niche in the nursery. However, this gave the remaining members ot' the class of '29 a better chance to develop since they had been crowded. At the end of the second year, the sturdy seedlings had developed suc- cessful Ca-sar and Geometry bearing twigs. Again pruning took place. Five boys left because they considered themselves able to get along without the aid of the caretakers. To the grief of all remaining, one ol' the most promising drowned. Another who wished to develop more rapidly left our group and joined the Senior class. As jolly Juniors we qualified as saplings. We had many scars: some left by history which showed development and maturing: some by English which gave us our exalted posi- tion, etc. In the Senior year, now young, but more sturdy saplings, we were transplanted to a new high school and were given new caretakers. The atmosphere was inspiring and today the saplings are to be again transplanted. It is to be hoped that we shall develop and prosper in our new location as well as we did in the old. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Ten Years From N ofw It was one of those beautiful Spring days in May when one's mind Wants to Wander. I sat in the assembly gazing at my dignified Senior classmates, wondering of their future ten years from now. Then, very strange as it seems, my head nodded, and my eyes were closed in a deep slumber. Arising out of the mists of sleep, I was standing in a deep jungle in Africa surrounded by bushes. All at once a clump of bushes parted and a famil- iar figure stepped out. It was none other than "Bob" David- son. In his hand he held a large magnifying glass, and he ex- claimed, "At last I have found it!" Noticing me standing there he said, "Hello, Helen, I've found Apqrixyzifgm, an in- sect, for which botanists have been looking for centuries." You would have thought that I had been there with him for these past ten years. He then told me what he had been doing. Just as I Was about to relate my past the mist rolled up again and revealed a huge theatre in Europe. I Was pres- ent at one of the greatest operas in the world, and you could have knocked me over with a feather when I saw "Fat" Ray- nor Walk on the stage in a gorgeous gown. One of the most Wonderful solos I had ever heard was rendered. As the cur- tain Was drawn and the lights went on, the orchestra was heard playing softly, and, looking in the direction from which the music came, I noticed to my astonishment, that the direc- tor was none other than Lettie Mae Peele. After the opera was over I rushed back stage and embraced my old classmates. Mary told me how Lettie and she had started working as stenographers and had paid their Way through a Conservatory of Music. They invited me to come to their apartment. I accepted the invitation because I was anxious to know what had become of the rest of my class mates. We went outside THE RETROSPECT and were ushered into an aeroplane. The girls told me that Roberta Pierson and Martha Woodruff had bought the Rue de la Paix Tea Room in Paris, and that 'Mickey" Kelley, since she was so well known for her famous musical readings. was at the Tea Room to entertain on the opening night. I next asked about Quelda Frederick and Norma Fletcher. They told me that Quelda was Secretary of State at Washington. and that Norma was editor of the "New York Tribune." Mary told me that Charles Talbott had married one of the girls from the class of '30 about five years after he had finished school and was very happy. She said that she didn't know where "Jim" Godschalk was, but she knew that he was mar- ried. On arriving home, Lettie suggested going to the Rue de la Paix to see Roberta and Martha, since I was planning tore- turn to America the next day. Roberta and Martha were charming hostess at the Tea Room. Martha said that she had received a letter from Quelda who told her that "Jim" Gods- chalk had bought the Taggart Haking Company. I knew "Jim" would do something like that because he made such good bread when he worked in the bakery at the llome. That night as we were returning from the cabaret the chauffeur lost control of the aeroplane and CRASH!!! What was that?????? I started, raised my head, and looked around in a dazed way. Then everything came back to me. I gath- ered my books and went to my next class exclaiming, "Gee, I'm glad that was the buzzer calling me to class instead of an aeroplane accident." Helen Canaulty '29. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Last Will and Testament I, Martha Woodruff, bequeath my art pencil to "Fish" Wilson providing he will make an A when his Book is com- pleted. To Dorothy Lookebill my many wads of chewing gum found on my bed, and to Alma, my sister, my good behavior. I, Quelda Frederick, bequeath my desire to wash cups to Gladys Critchfield, and to Mary Decker my position as an "ever faithful" piano pupil. I, Margaret Kelley, will my position as yell leader to Genevieve Stevens providing she always gives the "Tiger Yell." To Sally Brandenburg, my ability to finger-wave hair. May she spend her Saturdays in peace! I, Norma Fletcher, will my red hair to Bernice Parmer- lee. To Marie Sego, I bequeath my ability to hold down the Center girls' team, and to Marvin Fletcher, my ability to re- tain the honor of "we Fletchers." I, Roberta Pierson, will my box of powder which I carry on my nose, to Sally Brandenburg, and to Bessie Patrick, my ability to shake a wicked ankle in the Varsity Drag! I, Mary Raynor, will my slenderness to Jessie Brickert. To Marguerite Cressler, my cornet. May she succeed as well as I did! My ability to play guard do I bequeath to Izora Mitchem. I, Helen Canaulty, will my sunny disposition to Genevieve Stevens, to Katherine Lamb, my ability to successfully mani- cure, and to Bernice Parmerlee, my admiration of basket-ball players. I, Lettie Peele, bequeath my paper and pencil to Mary Handley to keep score for Lee Bybeeg to Gertrude Moore, my permanent wave. I, James Godschalk, will my ability to play the trombone to James Adkins, Heaven only knows he needs it! My posi- tion as chief bread molder, I bequeath to Herschel May. I, Charles Talbott, will to James, my brother, my position THE RETROSPECT on the basket-ball floor. Furthermore, with a sane mind, I be- queath to Norman Blue my especial brilliancy in Botany. I, Robert Davidson, aware of the great philanthropical act which I am about to bequeath, give to Harrison Patrick my popularity with the fair sex, and to Carl Decker, my nimble feet at the dances. To the Faculty: We return with great pleasure all the knowledge they have stored up in our brains, hoping none will suffer from it. To the Juniors: Our ability to gain the affection of the teachers! To the Sophomorcs: Our class spirit, and our ability to hold our places. To the Freshmen: Our ability to succeed in anything we undertake. 1 xr x, ,f x, ?9 ?l MORTON MEMORIAL H. S 0 w A WW 555 ' 'f II. . ami ".1E.-S ?:-' Q? ,- juniors E R cw MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. First Row: Bernice Parmerlee, Gertrude Moore, Dorothy Lookebill, Bessie Patrick, Marie Sego, Mary Decker, Gene- vieve Stevens, Sarah Brandenburg. Second Row: Robert Cost, Bernard Bise, Harrison Pat- rick, Norman Blue, Marion Lemon, James Talbott, Carl De- Lon. Third Row: James DeFrees, Otto Wilson, Harold Bower, James Adkins, Carl Decker. CLASS OFFICERS ' President - ...LL - Carl Decker Vice-President L Bessie Patrick Secretary - A - L - Marie Sego CLASS COLORS Green and Silver CLASS FLOWER Sweet Pea CLASS MOTTO Dieu Et Mon Droit THE RETROSPECT junior Class History A freshman knows not, and knows not that he knows not. A sophomore knows not and knows that he knows not. A junior knows and knows not that he knows. A senior knows and knows that he knows. So we have been, are now, and hope to be. Will anyone ever forget our initiation into the Elite Club 1' We were the greenest of green freshies, and ate our appetizing wormsf '25 without a murmur. Our twenty-four members were peppy and happy, and even though we were somewhat abused. we all lived through the ordeal. The year of 1927-28 was our Red Letter year. Sopho- mores are always said to be the most unruly. We did our part in the mischief but we also did some acts worth honorable mention. As you all know, the boys and girls as well, had an inter-class basketball tourney. We were very proud of our record, both teams having won the tourney. Every boy in our class was in the band. In baseball we were Well represented. In fact, everything that took place held at least one of our number. This year we felt more sedate, but yet we enjoyed our school term. We have marched with Caesar and his legions through Gaul, and one girl, Gertrude Moore, took him through two contests successfully. Geometry is a source of trouble for all of us, but it wont be long until we can put away Geometry and Cwsar forever. As Seniors we hope to keep that proud old name up to its usual high standard. The Junior Class. MORTON MEMORIAL H Gifs fl s Sopbomores E R I2 T R OS I' D MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. First Row: Gladys Critchfield, Irma Raynor, Thelma Voyles, Katherine Lamb, Evelyn Swartz, Dorthea Welker, Elsie Greene, Margeuriette Cressler, Mary Handley. Second Row: Clifford Smith, Edward Honeycutt, John Johnson, Marvin Fletcher, Harry Wertz, Anthony Titus, Rob- ert Miller, Walter Baker. Third Row: Boyd Baker, William Raynor, Lee Bybee, Jack Stevens, William Cork, Orville Thacker. CLASS OFFICERS President ,.L..L Anthony Titus Vice-President L L Walter Baker Secretary - LLLLLL C Dorthea Welker CLASS COLORS Cerise and Silver CLASS FLOWER Rose CLASS MOTTO Hodie, Non Cras THE RETROSPECT Sophomore Class History In 1927 we started our careers upon the High Seas of Understanding. 'Our .class then numbered thirty-two, and we still have twenty-two sailing along. WAS Freshmeni we mdilil gently bent to the work of getting the most out of our studies. English, Civics and History were not so bad, but the "Dreaded Algebra" was terrible, or we thought so until we were cast upon the raging Sea of Geometry in the Sophomore year. We sailed through the many storms such as the Theorem of Pyth- agoras, and came safe to port in Geometry, also English, Latin and History. In contests we had our representatives. In oratorical work we had William Raynor, Walter Baker and Robert Miller. We feel we had a very able contestant in Robert Miller, al- though he did not win. Gladys Critchfield also did good work in the Bible contest. We have excelled in other activities. In our Freshman year we put on a minstrel show for Grand Army Day. We have had actors in the plays and Cantatas of the High School. We have several members in the Glee Clubs and Choir, and an exceptionally good singer is Margueriette Cressler. ln ath- letics we did our full share by providing able members for both baseball and basketball. In baseball Cork was at third, Fletcher at second, Bybee in the field, and Titus behind the bat-all Sophomores. Basketball included Titus, Cork and Fletcher as the defensive aces of the squad. Bybee, Mays, Thacker and Baker showed promise on the second team. We are very proud to say that according to the highly dignified upper classmen, we are not as green as we used to lie. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S ZA I' C Wow? -4 i X e A 5 W1 'it ' 13.7 7 W e i! Fre S bmen E MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. First Row: Anita Adams, Ruth Mitcham, Irene Harring- ton, Barbara Sego, Alta Greene, Lela DeLon, Helen Rice. Second Row: Waneta Mullins, Virginia Patrick, Ella Chambers, Naomi Rice, Irene Waldsmith, Ethel Collier, Lil- lian Decker, Cleotus Burton, Cecelia Claybourne, Cecelia Guoynes. Third Row: Carl Beatley, John Voyles, Finley Collins, Frank Cofal, Elmer Bybee, Melvin Kelley, Oakley Coffing, Virgil Ashby, William Gibbs. Fourth Row: Harold Waldsmith, Donald May, Charles Gatrell. CLASS OFFICERS President - ...L Charles Gatrell Vice-President .L,. Ethel Collier Secretary L LLLL Carrie Carpenter CLASS COLORS Green and Gold CLASS FLOWER Iris CLASS MOTTO Life is like' a picture, paint it Well THE RETROSPECT Freshmen Class History Last September we set adrift on the sea of education with a crew of thirty-two members, but before the year had elapsed we lost two noble companions. During the year we faithfully shirked our Civics and Algebra to the best of our abilities and behaved as green freshies should. We proved there was something in us around contest time when a freshie girl won first place in the Bible contest and third place in the oratorical contest. This made the other classes open their eyes. They had taken us as "just green freshies," but proving ourselves their equal in this school affair, they had to change their opinion just a little bit. We didn't show up so well in basketball as the team was made up mostly of veterans, but as we forge to the top we expect to be there going strong. Wherever the blue and white moves you will most generally find freshmen as in the band, baseball, choir, plays, etc. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S Q Lb. Industrial Class 5 E R IC 'I' R x MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. First Row: Lela DeLon, Waneta Mullins, Irma Raynor Pauline Stateler, Jeanette Davis, Elsie Greene, Bernice Perm- erlee. Second Row: Boyd Baker, John Johnson, Orville Thacker Harold Waldsmith, Edward Honeycutt, Oscar Deming, Oak- ley Coiiing. THE RETROSPECT MORTON MEMORIAL H. S yr K Athletics THE RETROSPECT Basketball U , U I First Row: lxI2l.l'X'iI1 Fletcher, James Goflschalk, Charles Talbott, Norman Blue, William Cork. Second Row: Harold Bower, Otto Wilson, James Adkins, James DeFrees, James Talbott, Anthony Titus. Third Row: D. C. Bowen, coach, Lee Bybee, Orville Thacker. Curl Decker, Harrison Patrick, Robert Davidson, W. Y. Klipsch. nianuger. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Basketball Season We began this basketball season with a new coach, a new gymn, and the hardest schedule we have ever had. With only two men gone from last year's squad, we started training with a string of veterans. Our line-up at first con- sisted of Adkins-center, J. Talbott-forward, C. Talbott- forward, Bower-floor-guard, and Titus-back-guard. This was later changed to Cork, guard, with Bower replacing J. Tal- bott as forward. This combination proved to be more effec- tive. There was plenty of promising material but it needed developing with time and practice. We were learning a new style play, delayed offense, and it took us some time to become accustomed to this system. Our first six games were defeats but were bitterly con- tested. Our first game with Morristown showed our lack of team-work, but we managed to hold them to a 28-15 victory. Our next game with New Salem, county champions, showed a decided improvement since we were defeated only by a four point margin. The next game with Morristown was our dedi- cation game. It was also a defeat, the score ending 30-17. In our next three games we were also defeated, but we were making steady improvement. The majority of the scheduled games which followed were victories for Morton. Evidently Coach Bowen's plan was to work the team up to tip-top for the tournament, regardless of the games lost or won. From this year's team we lose only C. Talbott. Talbott has worked hard this last year and has excelled in every phase of the game. He usually captained the team, and his adapti- bility in victory or defeat, many times turned the tide in our favor. As the end of the season approached he proved the main-stay in most of our games. THE RETROSPECT Most of the team will be with us next year and we expect to make an impressive showing. Adkins, our hard-working center, will probably be here securing the tip-off. Bower, all county forward, and high scorer of the county tournament will be working with J. Talbott, another fast man, next year. I-Ilue, Wilson. and DeF'rees will also be on the front line, and as material for our defense, we have Cork, Titus, and Fletcher, as good as can possibly be desired in their line of work. SEASON'S RECORD -1 Oct. I6 Morton Morristown Nov 2 Morton New Salem Nov 9 Morton Morristown Nov I6 Morton Raleigh Nov. 23 Morton Manilla Nov. 28 Morton Moscow Dec 7 Morton Greenfield Se llec 15 Morton Manilla lh-c 21 Morton Center Ilec 22 Morton New Salem live 28 Morton Knightstown Jan. I Morton Alumni Jan. ll Morton Masonic llomc Jan. 12-4 Morton Moscow Feb ... Morton GreenIieldSec Feb 8 Morton Carthage Feb 15 Morton Center Feb 16 Morton Raleigh Feb 22 Morton Wilkinson Feb. 223 Morton Center Games Won 10 Games Lost 14 Total Games 24 Percentage 41 RUSH COUNTY INVITATIONAL TOURNEY Late in January we entered the Rush County Invitational Tourney at Rushville. As our record was not impressive, we were not picked as strong contenders for the cup. We soon convinced them that we were "after big game" when we beat Carthage at 17-3. In our second game, which was with Moscow, we won through our defensive style of play. The final score was 18-14. This game put us in the finals, and we were due to play New Salem. defending champs, that night. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. In the first half of the final game the team took it easy, playing a nice defensive game and conserving their strength for the final half. This first half ended with the score 9-3, in favor of New Salem. In the second half our team made a come-back that came within two points of tying the score With New Salem. New Salem was given seven chances at the char- ity line and this proved their salvation, for they made them all. SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT In the sectional tournament our first game was with Mil- roy, who also had a good strong team and were in the pink of condition. They had proven our Nemesis the year before, and although we longed for vengeance, We were defeated in a clean but hard game by a score of 28-19. TOURNAMENT GAMES Invitational Morton 1 17 Carthage 1 1 3 Morton 1 18 Moscow 1 1 14 Morton 1 17 New Salem 1 19 Sectional Morton 1 1 1 19 Milroy 1 1 23 WINNERS OF GRADE TOURNEY '29 We expected much of the Junior High boys this year and must admit that they have lived up to our expectations. Not much attention was given them until they defeated the Arl- ington Juniors in a curtain raiser to the final game at the Rushville Invitational County Tourney. Then We became aware of their possibilities. This was their first appearance in a scheduled game, but they readily became accustomed to the crowd and, making a great come-back, defeated the more experienced Arlington team by a score of 21-20. In their next game at Carthage they were beaten by a one-point margin in a double overtime game, their only defeat for this season. Later, in the Raleigh Invitational tournament they en- tirely redeemed themselves by smothering all opposition and bringing home the pennant as tourney Winners. Their game with Raleigh, although rather close in the first half, was a walk-away in the second, the boys Winning 25-15. THE RETROSPECT The final game with Center proved a greater victory for the Morton Juniors and the score ended 48-8. Buckler, Har- ris and Miller were the chief scorers in these games with Buckler clearing the path and Miller following through. They all showed the result of Coach Bowen's training. The line-up was as follows: Harris, center: Miller, forward, Chillcott, for- ward: Buckler and Carpenter, guards. Subs were Walker, Blue and Wimmer. We are expecting mighty deeds in Bas- ket Ball from these men in a few years to come. THE SUPER VARSITY The Super Varsity, dubbed Tiger Kits, made an enviable record this season, winning twelve out of their thirteen games. These were the men that gave the varsity the stiff com- petition necessary to get into tournament condition. David- son, a senior, playing center, secured the tip-off from many taller opponents. Godschalk, also a senior, played forward and was the chief scorer of the team. Mays, Godschalk's mate on the other side of the floor, was especially valuable for his team-work and his ability to come through with a field goal in critical moments. Bybee was a real asset at floor-guard and did his bit in the scoring. Decker, back-guard and captain of the team, more than once saved the game for Morton by his guarding maneu- vers. Thacker, Patrick, Smith, and Raynor also saw plenty of action and usually cleaned the floor with the opposing team. Sweaters were awarded at the end of the season for the first time. Major letters were given to Adkins, Bower, C. Tal- bott, Cork, Titus, Fletcher, Blue, and Godschalk. Minor let- ters were given to J. Talbott, DeFrees, Wilson, Decker, Bybee and Davidson. We hope to continue sweater awards in future years. DATE MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. NEXT YEAR'S SCHEDULE October 25th November lst November 8th November 15th November 22nd November 27th December 6th December 14th December 20th December 27th January January January January January 4th 10th 17 th 24th and 25th 31st February 7th February 14th February 15th February 21st February 22nd + M Feb. 28th and ar. 1 OPPONENT Moscow New Salem Raleigh Open Manilla Center Mifroy Invitational Tourney Open Knightstown Alumni Masonic Home Moscow County Tourney Raleigh Carthage Morristown Manilla New Salem Lewisville Sectional Tourney PLACE Home New Salem Home Home Mays Milroy Home Knightstc 'v Home Franklin Waldron Rushville Raleigh Home Morristown Manilla New Salem Home Rushville TH E R li 'll R OS l' E 1' T Baseball Sus First Row: Marvin Fletcher, llarold liowor, Anthony Titus. Norman Blue, William Cork. Second Row: Lee Bybeo, James DcFrccs, James Adkins, Otto Wilson, Carl Decker. Third Row: James Talbott, W. V. Klipsch, manager, Il. C. Bowen. coach, James Godschalk. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Baseball Season A much better start was made in baseball than in basket- ball. Our first game, April 5th, with Center was a decisive triumph. Our boys, although a trifie ragged in their fielding, were good hitters, and showed that when the raggedness had been drilled out of them, they would make a tough combina- tion to beat. Our next game with Bentonville was a hard fought battle between two fine teams, but Bower's pitching and the team's excellent fielding finally won for us. When we met Lewisville, April 16th, in our third game, we found that we had more than our match, for we were defeated by six runs, the score ending 7-1. April 19th, we met New Salem, our conquerors in the Rush County Tournament, and it gave us much pleasure to defeat them in a closely drawn game by a score of 8-6. April 24th, Bentonville vanquished Morton on their own diamond. This game was played on a wet day and the dia- mond was in poor condition for a game. Due to errors in the first inning, they scored three runs. Morton settled down and held them scoreless the rest of the game. The game ended Bentonville 3, Morton 2. BASEBALL SCHEDULE April 5-Morton Center 5-Home April 12-Morton Bentonville 1-Home April 16-Morton Lewisville 7-Home April 19-Morton New Salem 6-Home April 24-Morton Bentonville 3-Bentonville May 1-Morton 1, Lewisville 7-Lewisville May 3-Morton 53 Knightstown 3-K-town May 7-Cambridge City at Home May 10-Cambridge City at Cambridge City May 11-Masonic Home at Franklin May 15-Knightstown at Home May 18- Indiana Boys' School at Plainfield THE RETROSPECT MoRToN MEMORIAL H. s. Girls' Physical Education Class First Row: Beulah Burton, Ethel Butterworth. Second Row: Irene Harrington, Cecelia Claybourne, Cleo- tus Burton, Virginia Patrick, Lillian Decker, Alta Greene, Naoma Rice, Ethel Collier, Helen Rice, Gladys Critchfield, Cecelia Guoynes, Miss Thetis Kemp, instructor, Carrie Carpen- ter. Third Row: Irene Waldsmith, Ruth Mitcham, Waneta Mullins, Anita Adams, Lela DeLon, Barbara Sego, Mary Men- denhall, Mabel Bailey, Ella Chambers. Fourth Row: Alberta Frane, Leta Collier, Leretta Bower, Mary Starkey, Wilma Perkins, Edith Harrington. Fifth Row: Reba Messick, Jeanette Davis, Lillian Jay, Viola Bybee, Lou Alice Arbrogast, Edris Peele. Sixth Row: Clare Lookebill, Violet Mullins, Margaret Smith, Jessie Brickert, Elenor Meier. Seventh Row: Mary Alderson, Ethel Brandenburg, Aud- rey Voyles, Lucille Wright, Ruth Buckler, Ruth Hackney. THE RETROSPECT Girls' Basketball Norma Fletcher, Roberta Pierson, Margaret Kelley, Mary Raynor, Quelda Frederick, Marie Sego, Sarah Brandenburg, Bernice Parmerlee, Genevieve Stevens, Dorothy Lookebill, Gertrude Moore, Katherine Lamb, Elsie Greene, Irma Rayner, Izora Mitcham, Miss Thetis Kemp, instructor. During the first semester the Freshmen girls played sev- eral games with the Center girls. As the games were not scheduled, they didn't count, but nevertheless, upper class- men couIdn't stand so many defeats. Several girls went to Miss Kemp and asked her if she would coach a high school team. Luckily, Miss Kemp was interested in such an organization, and asked for candidates for the team. Several answered and went to practice with great eagerness. With but one practice the girls played Center, December twenty-first. This was one of the first girls' games in this vicinity, and several confused spectators attended. This con- fusion was caused by the addition of the sixth player to the line-up. During the first half both teams were rather timid, but when that wore off, there was much scrambling for the ball. The first half ended with the Morton girls hanging on to Center team 8-8. At the second, our team weakened, and Cen- ter girls forged steadily ahead, making the final score 21-14. This defeat only served to encourage the girls. They practiced with renewed vigor, and when, January eighteenth, they played Center again, they showed much more skill. The game was very exciting, Center immediately tying the small lead Morton had gained. However, Center slowed during the second quarter, and Morton took advantage of this. Center made a frantic effort to gain, but Morton made a last spurt which only served to strengthen their already obvious lead. The game ended with a final score of 15-5. After the game, members of the team were not so inter- ested in basketball, except as a form of recreation. They had accomplished what they had sought, mainly-to defeat Cen- ter. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S nb if 54979 il icgggj Q . F 1-Q 4 W " ff: .w K :iv mania. 1 ' 'ifrm-"f f-saiiiisf :Nev-"5 if - . E . Q . - Q9- bs ir? G' Specials IC R IC T R 0 S I' E MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. The Home Band MEMBERS OF THE BAND Director and Instructor Mr. Garver C. Wright D-rum-majors Harold E. Bower and Gene Salzman Cornets Charles Talbott Norman Blue Marion Lemon John Voyles Orville Thacker Virgil Ashby Finley Collins Clarinets Harrison Patrick Robert Cost Carl Decker Harold Bower William Gibbs Lawrence Gibbs Bert Patrick Eugene Bowyer Eb Clarinets Robert Miller Vernon Bise Oboe Bernard Bise Piccolo Harry LeMaster Saxophones Robert Blue Carl DeLon William Raynor Anthony Titus Baritones Boyd Baker Clifford Smith Trombones James Adkins James Godschalk Harry Wertz Walter Baker Sousaphone Otto Wilson Basses John Sego Edward Honeycutt Horns James Talbott Laymon Lowder George Lemon Louie Salzman Drums Harold Buckler James DeFrees Leslie Hull THE RETROSPECT The Home band which originated in 1897, has progressed these many years and still hope to have a greater number of pupils and to play more diliicult selections in years to come. Two years ago the band entered the State Band Contest held at Elkhart, and won a beautifully engraved drum-major's baton, and last year at the District Contest held at Marion, we won a silver director's baton. The band is known all over this state and many others. Frank G. Starr, an ex-pupil of the Home, who resides at Salt Lake City, Utah., has sent nearly one hundred selections, including overtures, novelties, and marches which the mem- bers of the band appreciate to the greatest extent. The band has new uniforms which were purchased this year of '29, These consist of white trousers, blue coats, and red and blue capes. Two drum-major's suits, one for the senior drum-major and another l'or the junior drum-major, were also purchased. A great surprise was given us when the band was SLID- plied with a new sousaphone. We hope in years to come that the band will have as much success as this year has turned out to be under the direction of Mr. Wright. The band has enjoyed filling engagements during the last year at the following places: Morristown, Dublin, Cambridge City, Richmond, Martinsville, and Indianapolis. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Orchestra The orchestra which consists of twenty members is one of the best produced in several years. This year Mr. Wright took unskilled violin students into the orchestra and gave them thorough training. Their progress is almost unbelievable. The other members are veterans, but they too, have improved under the skilled baton of Mr. Garver C. Wright. Selections are varied, as is well indicated by the engage- ments filled at meetings of various clubs, lodges and other organizations. A trait of the orchestra admired by all is the appropriateness of selections for the varied occasions. About the biggest "hit" the orchestra made this year was at Manilla Where the County Oratorical Contest was held. The Home girl Won first place, and as the orchestra filled the intermission successfully, several remarked "Morton can't be beat!" May the orchestra of next year successfully fulfill their mission. MEMBERS OF ORCHESTRA Instructor Garver C. Wright Violins Flute Anita Adams Wilma Perkins Edris Peele Clarinets Irene Harrington Harrison Patrick Barbara Sego Robert Cost Mary Starkey Trombone Cecelia Guoynes James Godschalk Carrie Carpenter James Adkins Cellg Sousaphone Mary Mendenhall Otto VVilson Saxophone Altos Bernard Bise James Talbott Cgrnetg Walter Baker Charles Talbott Pi3ll0 Norman Blue Lettie Peele E RETROSl'EC'T 9' FW, MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Piano Sutdents INSTRUCTOR Miss Anna Mae Wertz Louise Brock Charles Hull Marian Peele Edith Harrington Lillian Decker Mary Starkey Anita Adams Luella Hull Gladys Critchfield Clare Lookebill Quelda Frederick Marie Sego Cleotus Burton Genevieve Stevens Wilma Perkins Bessie Patrick Mary Alderson Irene Harrington Violet Mullins Lettie Pelle Robert Miller Violin Students INSTRUCTOR Mr. Garver C. Wright Anita Adams Mary Starkey Edris Peele Carrie Carpenter Barbara Sego Cecelia Guoynes Mary Mendenhall, Cello Wilma Perkins, Flute Irene Harrington THE RETROSPECT -Jvnzs.. is ,ri V21 MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Boy Scouts First Row: Arthur Thompson, Robert Miller, Leslie Hull, Bert Patrick, Harold Hunter, Marion Lemon, Senior Patorl Leader, Edwin Burton, Walter Baker, Carl Beatley, Findley Collins, Charles Thompson. Second Row: William Raynor, Scribe, James Chilcott, Lawrence Gibbs, Mr. E. A. Peden, Scoutmaster, Jack Rich- ards, Clifford Smith, William Gibbs. Third Row: Edward VVilson, Elmer Bybee, James Farmer, Virgil Ashby, Courtney Miller, Frank Coffal, Melvin Kelley. Fourth Row: Lee Bybee, Laymon Lowder, John Sego, Harry LeMaster, Eugene Bowyer, Edward Shank, John Voyles, Donald May. Fifth Row: Junior Chilcott, Wallace Van Hook, Harold Hicks, Norman Kelly, Forest Ashby, Joseph Miller, Robert Van Sickle, William Smith, Herschell Harris, Clarence Huston. Three years ago, Hugh Innis, then a sophomore in the Home school, organized a troop of Lone Scouts. He immedi- ately gathered a large following, which ilourished for some time. Mr. Innis was an able leader, and had been experienced in that line of work. For some reason, however, the movement fell through. Undismayed, Innis introduced the Boy Scout organization to his fellow-students in March, 1927, and called for volunteers. Mr. E. A. Peden took the post of Scoutmaster, and was assist- ed by Mr. Gorman, also a Home employee. Soon the leadership changed hands, as Innis directed his attention to new Helds. For sometime the scouts were engaged THE RETROSPECT in local work, and were not included in scout activities in other cities. Through the kindness of Arthur Wolfe, treasurer of the Board of Trustees, uniforms were purchased for one full patrol, which was named after him. Many other large dona- tions were given by the American Legion and its Auxiliary, the War Mothers, and other organizations. The scouts were also able to purchase equipment by running stands, selling paper, candy, and ice cream. On Scout Day at Bloomington two years ago, the local troop attended the Michigan State-Indiana football game, and were conducted through the campus of the Indiana University. lt was through some difficulty that engagements were made, until they came under the Anderson Council in November, 1928. Since then the Scouts have had a full program with scout rallies, courts of honor, etc. One of the most notable ol' these rallies was a big Two Ring Circus, held at Anderson which we won by a large margin. The Circus was attended by all troops in the Anderson Council. Scoutmaster l'eden has expended valuable time and effort to give the troop the success which it enjoys today. The scouts now have an enrollment ol' forty-three and many more are delinitely considering the taking of this step which will mean so much to them. A Scout Band was organized in Feb- ruary, and. since many members of the Home Band have joined this world-wide organization the proficiency of this group can easily be seen. Charles Shedd, carpenter, has accepted the position of assistant scoutmaster, while Charles Bray, Elmer Johnson, Bert Larson, Loren Helms, and Lonnie Messick hold the posi- tions of committeemen. Marion Lemon has attained the post of Junior Assistant Scoutmasterg William Gibbs, Senior Patrol Leaderg William Raynor holds a position as scribe, while Edward Wilson is quartermaster of the troop. A num- ber of the scouts are well on the road to the Eagle award, hav- ing seventeen of the twenty-one required merit badges. The Scout movement has done much to interest and stimulate the work of the boys and those who have already joined the local Scouts do all that is possible to impress upon others the im- portance of this step. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Contests BIBLE The annual Bible contest was held the 4th, 5th, and 6th of February. This year in the preliminary contest, twenty-one contestants were chosen from the three divisions, which were, High School, Intermediate and Primary. The Primary contestants were given general questions while the High School and Intermediate students were given questions concerning the Book of Acts. In former years, competition was not so strong. This year only four of the Primary contestants could be eliminated. In High School and Intermediate groups it was quite a while before one was obliged to take his seat. However, it is gener- ally known that everyone could not win, and as the questions grew more difficult, there were only three answering. These three were Lillian Decker, who took first place, Mary Starkey, second, and Margaret Kelley, third, in the High School group. Those winning in the Intermediate, were Louise Brock, first, Irene Moore, second, and Herschel Harris, third. Mr. Wolf oEered prizes of money to both groups and they also greatly enjoyed a movie at his expense. The Primary division enjoyed a lovely party given in their honor. BIBLE ESSAY Rev. Guyatt, of Carthage, had been conducting Sunday services for a number of years in our school. He had given his best, and when he decided that he must leave, he wondered just how much we had gained from his work. So he spon- sored an essay contest, the subject of which was, "The Value of Chapel Services to the Institution." It was judged by three English teachers of this school on points of originality, tech- nique and neatness. Rev. Guyatt was well pleased, as were the judges with the efforts of a number of students. Of these contestants Norma Fletcher received a prize of five dollars for the best essay, Mary Raynor was honored second, and Helen Canaulty, third. THE RETROSPECT LATIN On Feb. 8th the Local Latin Contest, sponsored by Miss Gartlein, was held to select the two Cmsar and Beginning Latin students who were to participate in the County Contest at Rushville. William Raynor and Dorthea Welker were the contest- ants in Beginning Latin. Carl Decker and Gertrude Moore were the Caesar contestants. At the County Contest Gertrude won Second place in Caesar and received a beautiful silver medal while Carl Decker placed fifth. In Beginning Latin William Raynor placed third and Dorothea Welker, fourth. The students who won first and second places were to represent Rush County at the District Contest which was to be held at Greenfield March 23. Here Gertrude placed fourth in Caesar. ORATORICAI. This year the contest was sponsored by the Rush County lioard of Plducation in the interest of' better speech. The ora- tions were standard selections, and were judged by interpreta- tion rather than content. Owing to the large number of students which entered, a preliminary elimination was necessary. Twelve contestants were entered in the final local contest, which was sponsored by Miss Geraldine Gartlein. Norma Fletcher won the honor of representing Morton Memorial at Manilla, where the Coun- ty Oratorical contest was held. James DeFrees, received sec- ond honors, while Lillian Decker received third. Mr. Wolf gave prizes for first, second, and third place in the local contest and promised Norma to match the ten dollar prize should she win the County contest. At Manilla, Norma Fletcher again took first place over six other contestants representing the County schools. Her total prizes were twenty-three dollars. MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Dmmatics Interest in dramatics has been greatly increased by the dramatic genius of Prof. Beriault of the School of Expression, Indianapolis, who has visited our school twice this year. Miss Geraldine Gartlein, a pupil of Prof. Beriault, has directed most of the dramatics this year. "SIX WHO PASS BY WHILE THE LENTILS BOIL" CHARACTERS Queen .....S. Margaret Kelley Dreadful Headsman A - - James Adkins Ballad Singer - D Genevieve Stevens Little Boy S Edwin Burton Mime S Charles Talbott Blind Man - James Godschalk Milkmaid .... . - B Bernice Parmerlee You ..--..a Juanita Hendricks Prologue by Marie Sego and Bernice Parmerlee SYNOPSIS A queen who was to be beheaded by the Dreadful Heads- man, escaped and was hidden by a little boy. Several people passed on the way to the decapitation among whom were the ballad singer, a mime, a blind man, and milkmaid. The queen was saved owing to the fact that the clock struck the hour for her execution. It was against the law to execute after the specified time. The dreadful headsman was punished for his eagerness to behead the queen, while the little boy was granted several wishes. The G. A. R. and Auxiliary for whose entertainment it was given, enjoyed the performance, as the characters por- trayed their parts very well. Directed by Miss Flowers Costumes by Miss Elliott and Mrs. Klipsch THE RETROSPECT "WHY THE CHIMES RANG" CAST OF CHARACTERS The Old Woman Letllle P6910 Steen Edwin Burton Ilolgar Eugene Bowyer Uncle Hertell James Adkins King Harold Bower High Priest Otto Wilson Angel Quelda Frederick The Lady with the Pearls Norma Fletcher The Girl with the Lilies Margaret Kelley The Old Student Clifford Smith Courtiei' Charles Talbott Rich Mun Anthony Titus SYNOPSIS Holgar and Steen wished very much to attend the ser- vices on Christmas Eve, so their Uncle Hertell offered to take them. As they were about to leave the house, ilolgar noticed an old woman sitting by their iireside, and he gave up the pleasure of attending the services in order to care for the old woman. Meanwhile at the church, the High Priest was accepting the gifts of a number of wealthy and selfish people. The chimes refused to ring. The king even offered his crown, but the chimes did not ring. The people were about to leave dis- appointed when Holgar walked to the altar and gave the priest his two pennies, all that he possessed. The chimes rang, be- cause of the unselfishness of a kind and thoughtful boy. Directed by Miss Gartlein MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Jane C Willie C Mrs. Baxter Mr. Baxter Joe Bullit C Johnny Watson Lola Pratt - Mae Parcher George Crooper Genesis C Mary Brooks Wallie Banks Mary Raynor Robert Cost ll CHARACTERS ORCHESTRA SEVENTEENH Bernice Parmerlee C Walter Baker Lettie Peele Norman Blue Harold Bower Charles Talbott Margaret Kelley Sarah Branenburg James DeFrees C James Adkins Roberta Pierson Bernard Bice C Pianist Saxophone - Clarinet Harrison Patrick r..rT The play was given at Rushville, March 6, for the pur- pose of raising money for the I. S. and S. C. H. Athletic As- sociation. It was sponsored by the Hi-Y Club of Rushville. Directed by Miss Geraldine Gartlein, assisted by Mrs. Klipsch. THE RETROSPECT HSMILIN' THROUGH" CAST OF CHARACTERS The Prologue Sarah Wayne Mary Clare Martha Woodruff Margaret Kelley The Play John Carteret James Godschalk Dr. Owen Harding Robert Davidson lgllwl Norma Fletcher Kathleen Dungannon Quelda Frederick Willie Ainley Charles 'Talbott Kenneth Wayne Wllllilm Rayner Jeremiah Wayne James Del' rees Moonyeen Clare Qlleldil FY'9fl0l'l0k Guests Ilelen Canaulty Roberta Pierson 'l'helma Voyles Otto Wilson NUFIIIQUI Hluv llilftllll BOWOI' Music for Play ls-ltie l'eele Mary Raynor SCICNICS l'rologue-Outside the gate Act I-The Carteret Gzwden lfllfl Act ll-The Same: Fifty Years llefore Act III-The Same 1919 This play was presented by the Senior Class June 7th. Directed by Miss Gartlein and Mrs. Morge. Costumes by Mrs. Klipsch and Miss lfllliottt. SYNOPSIS Kathleen Dungannon is in love with Kenneth Wayne, but uncle, John Carteret, forbids their marriage. Pressed for an explanation of his prejudice, he begins the story of some- thing that happened fifty years before. There is a "Hash- back" to the period in which Cartaret and one Jeremiah Wayne loved Moonyeen Clare. She chose Carteret, and Wayne, jealous and quite drunk, forced his way into the house the night of the wedding, shot at Carteret, and accidently killed Moonyeen. Remembering this, Carteret continues firm in his opposition until the spirits of Moonyeen Clare and Sarah Wayne, mother of Kenneth, get a message across from the other world, softening the subborn heart. Then he dies and joins the spirit bride while the lovers are free to marry. Music by Home Orchestra, directed by Mr. Wright. her MORTON MEMORIAL H. S F 695 Debris THE RETROSPECT What Would Happen Ifw Mr. Klipsch would forget one witty remark? Mrs. Klipsch would overlook a poorly sewed seam? Mr. Peden would forsake the Boy Scouts? Miss Elliott would fail to see something under the microscope? Mr. Bowen would be seen without a book to read? Miss Wertz would forget to keep the choir three hours when practicing? Miss Gartleiu would forget one date in Ilistory? Miss Kemp would bob her hair? Miss Flowers would refuse to decorate our costumes? Mrs. Merge would permit the children to talk in the study hall? Norma Fletcher would forget our vocabulary? Qui-Ida Frederick would characterize something besides an angel or fairy ? Robert Davidson would flunk in Botany? Mary Raynor would suddenly be unable to speak? Lettie Peele would forget to take a pencil and paper to a H. B. game? Charles Talbott would forget to play for Sally? Roberta Pierson would miss a joke? Margaret Kelley would forget the "Marble FEIUUH dance? Martha Woodruff would forget her Ohio home? Helen Canaulty would forget to say "I can't"? James Godschalk would not work in the bakery? MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. IGKES Gene: "I could hold my breath all day, and my hiccoughs wouldn't stop." Mary: "Oh, yes, they would." Mrs. Risk: "There's supposed to be twenty-six girls in this division and I can only count twenty. Where's Lettie Peele?" Student: "Do you know what the terms actinomorphic and zygomorphic mean?,' Quelda: "Heck, no. I don't study medicine." 2? X Dk 2? if Mrs. Shaw to Bakery boy: "For the past week we have not received any good bread." fHolding up a samplej "Why if I threw this at you-" Norman Blue-interrupting-"It would bounce back and hit you." 2? 14 if if IZ! Marie Sego, writing on an intelligence test, came across the question, "Cross out anything not meaning dog-shep- herd, Holstein, spitz and collie." When the papers were graded, Marie had crossed out shepherd, leaving Holstein, a dog. 24 24 211 2? 2? After a lengthy discussion and review of Home Nursing, Norma was heard to say: "I'm going to apply for a license now." Mr. Bowen had just finished reading a very lengthy ser- mon given by a Scotch minister at a christening of a child. Genevieve "That doesn't sound like a Scotchman. A Scotchman would have saved his breath." A Scotchman entered a "Pay as you leave" bus. Need- less to say, he is still riding. The new night watchman at the observatory was watch- ing one of the astronomers using the big telescope. Just then a star fell. "Begorra," he said to himself, "that feller sure is a crack shot." THE RETROSPECT Ino: "Wouldn't you call Scotchmen economical ?" IV! Uno: "I don't know, whyi Ino: "Why, one stood on a street corner, snapping his fingers on the fourth of July." and il It Ik X ik A short chubby Seotchman and his bnother. who was tall slender. had a penny between them. They stood on the scale and divided their weight by two. YY lk lk IF IF Loretta: "What did you girls do in Physical Culture to- d my "" . v c . Ruth: "Took cosmetics." 'll Ill ll lk Ill Mickey: "li'l got ai ring from a boy, I'd he engaged, wouldn't I?" Alta: "Heck, no. I got a high school ring from Mont- gomery Ward last week, and l'm not engaged to him." U l U 'J ll Some one remarked after seeing Carl Bentley riding al. bicycle, "Why doesn't he carry the poor thing?" YO Ll IV 4 1' li lil Miss Elliott: "What is meant hy 'rotation of crop:-V?" Quelda: "Planting by rows." U 41 IO' li li Fish, rushing up to Mary, Lee doing the same. Fish to Lee: "Well, how's our girl ?" K li U li li Lettie: "What do you think of those boys?" Marie: "They'd make a fine omeletf' Lettie: "What do you mean ?" Marie: "They're both good eggs." ll Ill Si Ill H Mickey: "I know a show Mr. Vlfhitton ought to see." Dorothy: "Which one ?" Mickey: " 'London After Midnight' " Dorothy: "Why that one?" Mickey: "Because it is said to be hair-raising!" 41 X if ll' IK Miss Wertz: "Why are you always late for class, James? James: "I don't know. I'm a Russian." S HF if 41 42 One of the boys to another. "How many cigarettes do smoke a day?" The smoker: "Any given number." 9, MORTON MEMORIAL H. S. Jim T: "Loan me a dime, Dave." Dave: "I haven't got anything but a quarter." Jim T: "Oh, that's all right. Give me the quarter and you'll owe me fifteen cents." S if is H4 PF Rusty trying to guess the name of a famous man. "Was he an American?" Sally: "Yes" Rusty: "Was he a sportsman?" Sally: "No." Rusty: "Then it must be the Prince of Wales." Miss Elliott to Botany class: "Where is a prominent or- chard ?" Class: "Behind the hospital and girls' cottage." Grades were being discussed in the senior assembly. ':How do you rank ?" Marie asked. Genevieve said, "Oh, I'm Queen of the B's." Girls in uniform were walking past a garage. Some man asked of another, "Who are they?" His question was an- swered, "They're 'sweethearts on parade., " Jerry: "I felt like two cents today." Norma: "My, how the prices have gone up since the war." Martha: Cas she watched Dorothy violently chewing gumj "What kind of gum do you chew?" Dorothy: "Oh, anybody's." Helen: "Where did you get your gum? I want to get some." Marie: "Let me see. I think it was the fifth seat in the third row of the History class room." Harrison: "Listen, kid, whatever I say goes." Quelda: "Then try talking to yourself, Harry." Martha: "What would you do if you could play the piano like I do ?" Mickey: "I'd take lessons." Teacher: "VVhat were some of the leading industries?" Pupil: "Hunting, fishing and swimming." THE RETROSPECT "Is Mr. Perkins at home ?" inquired the caller. "Which one, sir Z' There are three brothers living here," said the maid. "The one who has a sister living in St. Louis," he ex- plained. il Ill if il if As soon as the traveler entered the office, the manager said hurridly, "I am sorry, but I can't see you today." "Well," replied the traveler, "it's lucky I called here. I represent a firm of spectacle makers!" 4 lk Ill Ill Ik Ofiicer Cvery angrylz "Not a man in this company will be given liberty this afternoon." Voice in ranks: "Give me liberty or give me death." Oilicer: "Who said that Y" Voice: "Patrick Henry." lf K ll' 'Y ll' liarber: "Well, my little man, and how would you like your hair cut?" Small boy: "lf you please, sir, just like fathor's, and don't forget the little round hole at the top where the head l'0I'll4'H llll'0llR'l'l.n H 1 14 lil ll Hill had a bill board. Hill also had a board bill. The board bill bored Hill so that Hill sold the bill board to pay his board bill. So after Bill sold his bill board to pay his board bill. the board bill no longer bored Bill. K4 1 li' 1' Ill Rastus was asked what regiment he would join if anoth- er war occurred, and it was suggested that probably he would like the cavalry. "No," said Rastus, "when they sound the 'retreat' Idon't want to be hampered by no horse." YS! li 42 Ii 13 Teacher: "What is a phenomenon ?" Student: "I can't describe one: but if you see a cow, or hear a bird sing, those aren't phenomena: but if you see a cow, sitting on a thistle singing like a bird, that's a phenom- enon." if 41 if 42 if Hotel Clerk Ito new arrivallr "How did you get in?" New Arrival: "I just blew in from Montana with a bunch of cattle." Hotel Clerk: "Where are the rest of them?" New Arrival: "Down at the stock yards. I ain't as par- ticular as they are." 4 ,Q 31' v . 4.-..+.... NEB' NW L' e , 5, 4. J S J an K y ?"' mb' 1 ff' Q v ' A 1 ,.' ,A 5. og' 2 . Fw H V,-Z, , Mf!,1,y , -If V 'if ' .-if V, W-.-I v ,.f I' r hwy! , iii! .sl ,i- , wfzf, 4-A 1 v- Sm .. 1 . ,M ' wif.:- 2? 3,55 M ,,. I. 11,4 ., G fw


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