Mount Pleasant High School - Log Yearbook (Mount Pleasant, PA)
- Class of 1915
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Mgr' to all who are interested in public education, the Mt. Pleasant Township School Board
lr sends forth this Bulletin.
This volume is merely an attempt to present general information about the High
A School. It is not an exhaustive treatment ol the subject but merely an introduction to it.
u The real purposes for which this bulletin has been prepared are to .remind us of
Q VN existing conditions, to bring the patrons of the district into closer touch with the plans
I J . and work of the High School department and to awaken the intellectual life of the
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yr . u eitrustt at you Wl rea an. examine care u yt is u etm an unite wit us ln our
efforts to maintain the accredlted place which the school now holds and to add to the curricula from
time to time such work as may be deemed advisible.
"lf any little word of ours can make one's life the sweeter:
If any little care of ours can make one's step the Heeter:
If any little help may ease the burden of another,
God give us life, and care, and strength to help along each otherf'
With best wishes to all,
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION,
Mt. Pleasant Township.
SOME OF THE 128 STUDENTS
Every noble life leazfcs Ihr ibm' of it ilIfI'l"w0'l'f'Il
forever in the work of the world-Ruskm.
, HE 1-ligh School is situated about the center of Mt. Pleasant Township, perhaps the most
5 sf picturesque spot in Westmoreland County. The property covers an area of about two
Msg acres. It is located on the West Penn Railways, eight miles south of Greensburg, the
'J X County seat.
The windows of the building command far and most inspiring views of the surround-
can look for miles and see only fields and fields and the beauty with wl1icl1
ed mother earth. The land is high and the climate healthful.
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nature has paint
Charming in its magnificent scenery and wonderful in its agricultural and material develop-
ments, Mt. Pleasant Township is one of the foremost promoters of public education in the State.
Few High Schools have more attractive natural sites.
OLD HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING-Erected in 1905
The man who has lived for himself has the privilege
of being his own mournvr.-Bcr'c1ze1'. '
The history of Mt. Pleasant Township High School is divided, naturally, into two distinct periods--the period
of formation and development: and the period of improvement and perfection.
For some time prior to the erection of the tlrst High School building, public opinion in Mt. Pleasant Township
had been undergoing a tedious adjustment which, finally, settled in favor of educational improvements of which
the High School is significant. This idea was given expression through the Board of Education in the summer ol'
1905, which immediately provided for the erection of a two-room brick structure and the establishment of a High
School course of study. ,
The new building was a model of its kind: neat, serviceable and modern, and was a very suitable structure in
which to begin the work of preparing boys and girls for useful and efficient service in life.
With a class of seventeen with which to organize the work the Mt. Pleasant Township High School doors were
thrown open to receive the youth of the district.
The work progressed rapidly. The number of pupils in attendance increased and in the fall of 1911 it was
found that the building and equipment would not accommodate all the students applying for admission.
Now that the attempt in 1905 to establish a High School had proved to be a wise and prodtable undertaking,
and with the assurance of a very promising future, steps were taken by the present administration to establish a
course of study that would meet the needs of the boys and girls and give to them upon the completion of any of
the prescribed courses a first grade High School diploma which would grant them admission to college without ex-
amination 'or condition.
Early in the spring of 1912 a meeting of the Board of Education was called for the purpose of considering plans
for rebuilding and establishing a course of study more extensive and suitable to future circumstances.
Under the skillful direction of the faithful Board of Education the proposed project was carried to comple-
tion. During the erection of the building and equipping of the laboratories many difficulties were encountered and
it was with no little effort that the project was brought to completion. However, in the fall of 1912 the new build-
ing with its up-to-date equipment and furniture was ready for occupancy.
Capacious as the structure was it required only a short time to learn that the rapid growth in the size of the
student body was such that more rooms must be provided if all who apply for entrance are to be cared for.
In the spring of 1.914 work was begun on the addition which has just been completed. The new part com-
rises a large and well furnished and equipped Commercial Department, Gymnasium, and Class Room.
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Board of Education
Isaac Sherrick, Pres., Mt. Pleasant. C. E. Albert, Vice Pres., Acme. Dr. A. A. Beacom, Sec., Mammoth.
Frank D. Barnhart, Mt. Pleasant. William L. Johnson, Lycippus.
John H. Bitz, Greensburg, R. D. 7. Harry A. Fisher, United.
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1905 1906 1907 1908
Thomas Laird, Pres. John Stevenson, Pres. A. A. Beacom. Pres. Geo. M. Hartzell, Pres.
Isaac Sherrlck, Sec'y. Isaac Sherrick. Sec'y Isaac Sherrick, Sec'y A. A. Beacom, Sec'y
John Stevenson M. M. Byers A. F. Haberlen Isaac Sherrick
M. M. Byers Herman Hamel Herman Hamel Herman .Hamel
H. E. Keck 1-I. E. Keck W. A. Myers W. L. Johnson
W. A. Myers W. A. Myers J. P. Stevenson A. F. Haberlen
1909 1910 1911
G-eo. M. Hartzell, Pres.
A. A. Beacom, Sec'y
A. F. Hali-erlen
W. L. Johnson
Jno. H. Bitz, Pres.
W. L. Johnson, Pres.
Herman Hamel, ,Sec'y
A. A. Beacom
Geo. M. Hartzell
W. L. Johnson. Pres.
H. A. Fisher, Vice Pres.
Dr. A. A. Beacom, Sec'y
C, E. Albcrt, Treas.
John H. Bitz
T. A. Marsteller
W. L. Johnson, Pres.
Herman Hamel, Sec'y
A. A. Beacom
F. D. Barnhart, Pres.
C. E. Albert, Vice Pres.
Isaac Sherrick, Sec'y
John H. Bitz, Treas.
Dr. A. A. Beacom
XVm. L. Johnson
H. A. Fisher
ROBERT C. SHAXV,
President, State Teachers' Association
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' l T- HERE is probably 11otl1ing that has occurred in our county during my superintendency of
' the scl1ools that has given me greater satisfaction than the rapid progress of the Mt.
C V Ya' Pleasant Township High School. It just happened that one of the first duties I had to
perform in connection with my work was to assist in placing this high school on good
footing. It started in tl1e fall of 1905 with 17 pupils and was rated as a third grade
high school. To-da.y it has, I understand, 128 pupils and is a first grade high school. In fact, it
not only qualifies under the law as a first class school but has in addition to the state requirements
a number of departments doing excellent work.
The work in tl1e high school is of such clxaracter that it is attracting tl1e attention of the school
men in many parts of the state. Very frequently visitors come from a distance to see this modern
plant and the work done here. They go away with new conceptions of school work and modern
school equipment, and often with determination to give to their own districts increased facilities
for the education of their children.
We congratulate the boys and girls of Mt. Pleasant Township upon the opportunity that is
theirs to do the quality of work that will fit them for living a. more useful life. We also con-
gratulate the Board of Education that they had the courage to take this advanced step in making
these opportunities possible.
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"The teachefs reward Ls' the knowledge that from his teaching men and women have gained power-power to .strike hard blows
for truth, good government and right living"-Selected.
NELLE LOUISE BYERS, A. B. ...... Latin, German ADA MAY HISSEM ......... .... E nglish
LLOYD FERNER RUMBAUGH, A. B. . . .Mathematics PERCY O. PETERSON, M. P. ........... Commerce
W, STEEL BARNHART, B. Sc. ........ Agriculture GEORGE HTSNRY IHAIIERLEN, B. Sc. H istory, Science
ELIZABETH JANE MARTIN ............... M nsic
rincipals of the High School
1905-'06 M 1908-'10
I.LoYD M. CHRISTNER ........ .... M t. Pleasant REUBEN W. SI-IRUMV, B. Sc. .. .... Irwin
1906- '08 1910- '15
SAMUEL M. ANKNEY. A. B., LL. B... . .Greensburg HUBBRT C. EICHER, B. Sc. . . . .... Scottdale
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HUXVARD D. DAVIS,
Now Supervisor of Agriculture,
C'au11b1'i4lg'o Springs, P0llll,2l.
ANDREXV D. VETESK,
Now Professor of English, ,
HOYVARD D. DAVIS.
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1, HE lirst lrligh School in the 'United States was founded at Boston in 1821. From the
date of the founding of the school at Boston the influence which High School training
has had upon man is easily discovered. It has raised the standard of intelligence of the
' GQ people and brought men and women into a knowledge of things which enable them to
' live more completely.
A good High School brings to the community an ideal ol' worthy effort with adequate reward
at the close. lt creates an atmosphere of accomplishment. Nothing is more ennobling in its
tendency than intelligent care for the interest of the rising generation.
In communities where the citizens and teachers have learned how to make the best use of the
school plant, the High School becomes not only the place for the formal education of the boys and
girls, but also the intellectual and social center ot' the community.
So great has been the part that the High School has had in the intellectual, economic, and
social development of Mt. Pleasant Township, that its building, equipment and courses of study
are worthy of the closest study by those interested in intellectual, economic, and social im-
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The ultimate aim and purpose of the Mt. Pleasant Township High School is to give to its stu-
dents a knowledge of their powers and capabilities and to stimulate within them a desire for life-
long growth and improvement and for the enrichment of their lives through the intelligent per-
formance of their daily tasks.
A careful study of this bulletin should satisfy its readers that any boy or girl under the in-
fluence of such a school for four years will be a valuable asset, not only to local interests, but to
the country at large.
' METHOD OF INSTRUCTION.
The method of instruction carried out in this school encourages the boy and girl to look upon
study a necessity and pleasure-not a hardship and task. It shows him what a vital bearing
education has on his future success and happiness,
It gives him the ability to think for himself by teaching him how to reason. It develops his
reasoning powers by degrees and leads him to realize the value of concentrated thought. This
method leads the pupil to a thorough knowledge of the subject taught.
Every lesson is outlined with the thought-"How will this help the pupil when he has left the
High School and is brought to face the problems of life?" Practical value is a first consideration.
Before a new lesson is assigned, it is thoroughly outlined and the more difficult parts fully
explained. The pupil is not left to ponder the pages of the text in darkness. He is given a definite
and concrete understanding of the work to be done.
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The work is assigned with discretion, the assignment covering only what he can reasonably
be expected to master. As a result-he does not become discouraged and give up in despair be-
fore he has fairly begun.
The instruction is largely personal. Classes are purposely made small in order that each
student may 1'eceiVe the necessary individual attention which is of vital importance to boys and
girls pursuing a High School course.
The teachers' companionship and preceptorship is intimate and constant. In school and out
he is a sincere friend-ready to advise and help.
The discipline is firm but kindly. The school maintains but one rule, with a few minor regu-
lations-"Do Rightn. On this one rule the Mt. Pleasant Township High School has, for five years,
disciplined its students. So far as possible the school is run according to the principles set down
by the Great Teacher, two thousand years ago.
The school authorities assume that those wl1o enter the High School come earnestly desirous
to prepare themselves for useful and honorable careers in life. The aim of the faculty is to lead
students to cultivate habits of steady application, self-control, ahigh sense of honor, truthfulness,
and an interest in maintaining the high standard which the school has held for several years.
Those who are not disposed to support heartily a sentiment of this kind should not apply for
admission. In recommending graduates, the faculty will discriminate between those who have,
throughout the four years, maintained a good dcportment grade and those who have not.
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Food examples arc 'very C0l1'Ul'l1Cfllg leaclzcws.-Selected.
The schedule of worlc is arranged to get the best results at all times. The Iirst part of a recita-
tion period is devoted to directing the pupil in the preparation of the following day 's work. The
essential features are pointed out, the difficulties are noted, and a method suggested to overcome
them. By this method the teacher is able to prevent a student from wasting time i11 the prepar-
ation of his work.
There is, however, little gained by having the pupil put unnecessary time on obscurities of the
lesson, when by judicious suggestions from the teachers, the difficulties should be mastered very
readily. Furthermore, the teachers are enabled to get an estimate of the power possessed by the
student. This is made possible in the Mt. Pleasant Township fl-ligh School because the classes
are not crowded, the work is arranged in departments and the teachers are given periods for ample
supervision and personal suggestions.
ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL.
No entrance examination is required, provided the applicant for admission is a graduate of
the eighth grade. According to a resolution adopted by the Board of Education in 1912, appli-
cants residing in Mt. Pleasant Township must be graduates of the eighth grade. No special en-
trance examinations will be held by the High School principal for resident pupils. An examination
for non-resident pupils applying for entrance to the first year class is conducted by the principal at
the High School on the day following the opening of the fall term.
In cases where students enter advanced classes by certificates from other schools, they will be
placed on trial in such classes as their certificates warrant.
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N. B.-Physics and Chemistry credits from other schools will be accepted only upon the pre-
sentation of the student's laboratory notebooks, duly approved and signed by the principal of the
school and the instructor under whom the pupil studied these branches. Notebooks must contain
, the number of experiments required and cover the specified laboratory requirements of this school.
On the first Thursday following the close of each school month, reports of the work for the
month are submitted to the students and parents.
It is suggested that you talk over the report with the pupil every time it is received. The
pupil naturally looks for praise or censure, according as the record is good or bad. If good, an
encouraging word should be spoken, on the other hand, if irregular attendance, low deportment,
or neglected lessons are reported, the fact should not pass unnoticed.
Besides these reports, a term general report containing a summation of the student's record
for the year is submitted at the close of the school year.
A term average of 88? or more in a given branch, where the deportnient grade does not neces-
sitate a drop in the average, will make final examination in the given branch optional.
Every Friday morning chapel exercises are held in the Auditorium, at which the students are
required to be present. At this service there is singing, reading of the Scriptures, and prayer all
- in accordance with the School Law Requirements. Members of the Faculty conduct these exercises.
The singing is in charge of the regular teacher of music.
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or other being allowed to command.-Cicero.
To give expression to the school authorties of Mt. Pleasant Township, that something of credit
to the district and of special benefit to graduates be accomplished, there has been put forth each
year, an effort to secure scholarships for those who receive the highest grades upon graduation.
It is indeed gratifying to know that since the High School has ranked among the first grade
schools-since 1912--several colleges have awarded scholarships to the honor pupils of the graduat-
The granting of such scholarships is for the purpose of assisting young men and women to
secure a college education. Any boy or girl in the academic department is eligible to compete for
Besides making every effort to secure scholarships for the students, we have another method
of rewarding those who do excellent work in this school.
This reward is in the form of an Honor Certilicate, which is a sort of special recommendation.
Such Certificates are granted to members of the Senior class, who are proficient in some one or more
branches of the curriculum. And truly they are Honor Certificates, for the amount of study
necessary to obtain them must be of the highest degree.
Graduates feel great pride when they have earned such statements of merit which often serve
them well after graduating, when called upon to measure up to certain requirements in the out-
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Building and Equipment
ef? D oi many yeais the Bo iid of Education, the patrons, and the High School teachers
of Mt Pleasant 'lounship had been dreiming of 'i -beautiful, modern and capacious
elm'-9 temple of learning which should be called "The Mt. Pleasant Township High School."
Then, one day, with one accord, the officials whose duty it was to do so, met and enthusi-
astically determined that the dream should come true. The methods of procedure were promptly
decided upon and complete arrangements were made to further the ultimate success of the project.
The result was that in 1912 excavations began the construction proper. Slowly but surely the
dream became a noble reality, and a fitting climax it was when, on the evening of March 7, 1913,
dedication exercises, attended by an overflow crowd of interested folks, were held in the beautiful
The dedication of the new building proved to be quite an inspiring event. An elaborate program
was rendered mostly by representative students themselves, although an introductory address was
made by the principal, and a masterful talk was delivered by Prof. Robert C. Shaw, County Super-
The students acquitted themselves well. There were solos, recitations, and instrumental music.
The latter was largely furnished by the High School Orchestra. Indeed, the whole entertainment
was a real "house warmer."
A local newspaper, the day before the above affair, published a very liberal announcement in
which it said that the people could feel great pride in the fact of possessing one of the best and
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most modernly equipped buildings in the state, as well as having a course of study that ranks with
the best. It further stated: "It is truly what a school house should be: 'a power house of knowl-
Directors, teachers, and many, many friends co-operated in various ways to bring the numer-
ous details concerning the new structure to a commendable completion, and sincere thanks is due
all. May such co-operation never be lacking! .
At a great distance, one feels a thrill of pride when looking toward the structure, and even the
stranger afar off can decide at a glance that it is no mean edifice.
Approaching the tract of land so well selected for the school our visitor remarks to us that
the campus in many respects resembles that of a college. Then we point with pride to the concrete
walks, gracefully graded ground and young trees.
We next view the exterior of the High School proper and note that the well-made bricks
were put up by none but the best workmen, that the base of stone makes a solid support that will
not permit any sagging of the super-structure, that the architecture, while neat and imposing, is
not gaudy or fantastic, that the windows are numerous and well placed as they should be in any
school building. Then our visitor states that it was very wise to build the school on the rectangular
plan for much space which would otherwise be lost can now be utilized. Besides, square corners
make any building have an imposing and magnihcent appearance. And such an appearance cer-
tainly demands respect and admiration.
- The beautiful white pillars and upper portion of the Main Entrance cannot but elicit a Word of
praise from our visitor as we escort him toward the doors. Wlien we open them, he examines the
finish of the wood and says, "Almost too elegant for a school building." But we respond, "We
spared neither pain nor expense to make the wood-work throughout show up as nicely as do these
doors. A special stain was used, and why should not our young men and women have the best pos-
sible surroundings ? "
But our words are little heeded, for he is looking down the long, large, well-lighted and at-
tractive hall and is doubtless thinking of by-gone, days when school accommodations were of the
poorest and rudest construction.
VVQ arouse him and lead him down into the basement. Here we proudly show him the Shop 3
the Engine Room and its Equipment, including the Electric Light and .Power Plant, the Gas Mixer
and Generator, the Water Plantg and the Heating and Ventilating system. During the whole trip
through the basement we are pleased to hear him quite frequently remark that he never imagined
a school basement could be so finely finished and well kept. And indeed it is seldom that one sees
a basement lighted so abundantly with electricity, or occupying so much concrete floor space and
all of it devoted to good use. '
In the shop, the extensive array of tools, devices, etc., is so striking that the visitor cannot
help saying, "Truly the school does much more than formerly to prepare young people for the
future, and to help them discover and develope whatever natural skill they possess."
The twelve work benches conform to the latest approved models. The complete set of cross-
cut, rip, and back saws make it possible for the young workman to work out almost any practical
design in carpentry. And to aid in the final construction of the problem, we see full outfits of
planes, gauges, squares, chisels, braces and bits, hammers and hatchets, mallets, rulers, scrapers,
screw drivers, nail sets, spokeshaves and drawshaves, spirit-levels, carborundum bench ggrinder
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ENGINE ROOM, SECTION I-Power Plant in Operation
and carborundum double-faced stone, as well as a large cyeo grindstone. To learn to use all these
is an education in itself, and there is every evidence that the boys are becoming quite efficient in
"Now," we say, "let us pass into the Engine Room and examine its wonderful equipment."
And our visitor shows great eagerness to do so.
"How different from what one would expect to find an engine room!" he exclaims. "Why
I have always associated gloom, dirt and chaos with the idea of engine rooms in general, but cer-
tainly this one is a model for its cleanliness, systematic arrangement of most modern machines
and for its appearance of complete harmony in every detail."
"True," we proudly agree. "And note the excellent finish of the walls, ceiling and wood-work.
-We keep them looking nice, too.-Besides, there is a place for everything, and everything may
always be found in its place. Those cases over there, built in the wall, have a compartment for all
needed materials, and, no matter when you may come in here, you will find them there unless they
are being used at the time." '
Then our visitor comments most strongly upon the eompactness of everything in the room. "It
is, I think, remarkable that the machinery for so much power can be built in so small a space," he
says. "And with it all, there is ample room to move around at will without any real danger.
Ordinarily, a stranger in an engine room feels very uncomfortable and afraid 3 but here it is so
different. There is no dangerous machinery hidden here and there to take one by surprise. And
how brightly everything shines! That means work.
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ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER PLANT
"There is nothing but work in the whole house." we reply, "for we've no room for anything
or anybody that is not associated with work.-But come, let us look closer at the various ma-
chines." So saying, we take him to the Electric Light and Power Plant.
'tThis Plant," we explain, "is a Duplex, Vertical, Direct Connected Type, capable of develop-
ing 18 H. P. It has a capacity of 400 lights. Think ot it! 400 lights can be kept aglow by means
of this compact plant.-N ow let us look at the engine. It is equipped with the Bosch high tension
jump spark system of ignition, of which you have no doubt heard a great deal. The cylinders are
water-cooled, while tl1e circulation is controlled by a circulating pump located at the base of the
foundation. NVhen working full load, this plant consumes less than one-eighth gallon of gasoline
per H. P. l1our. Surprising, isn't it ?-The Switchboard, over there, is equipped with standard
Volt-meter, Ammeter, Rheostat, Main Switch and Circuit Breaker. The wiring is in rigid conduit.
Our total operating expense for last year Q12 monthsj was only 3558. Have you ever seen a better
and more economical system in a school building?"
"Really," says the interested spectator, "1 am certain that I have not."
"Now," we continue, "let us take just a moment to glance at the Gas Mixer and Generator.
Here we are. It operates on 860 gasoline and has a 50 burner capacity. Its work is to supply gas
for the laboratories which we will visit later. i
"And here is the water plant,-our Pneumatic Water System from which the entire building
is furnished with water. The Pump is double acting, losing no time or energy, with a capacity of
600 gallons per hour!-A real athlete it is.-It is operated by a 1M H. P. Roth Electric motor,
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FURNACE ROOM-Showing Three Furnaces
Fan Engine Room in the Background.
automatically controlled by a special Rheostat and pressure reliel? switch. l ts source of water is the
cisterns of 650 bbls, capacity. It was manufactured by the Flint and VValling Mfg. Co., Indiana-
"indeed this is all keenly interesting to me who rarely gets an opportunity to see such wonders,"
voices the stranger, warmly. "May I ask how the building is heated and ventilated?"
"Step right this way and see our battery of five furnaces and the eight-foot ventilating fan.
This fan was made by the Massachusetts Fan Co., Boston. The 8 ll. P. Gasoline Engine near by
keeps the fan turning at 200 revolutions per minute, delivering 30 cubic feet of fresh air per minute
for each pupil in the building. The Thermostat System ol' ll eat Regulation, a most amazingly suc-
cessful method, is a special feature of the heating system. The entire system was installed by the
Columbus Heating and Ventilating Co., Columbus, Ohio, whose Pittsburgh branch had charge of
We just about manage to finish explaining the principles upon which the above system oper-
ates, when, as we are walking through the basement, we hear lusty and continuous shouts from
somewhere. Our visitor looks at us questioningly, and we quickly say, "Oh, yes! there is an Inter-
class Basket-ball game today in the Gymnasium. l' fear we are too late to witness it, but we
will hurry there at oncef'
VVe do so, but, as surmised, the game was over. However, the opportunity, being a good one,
we take time to view that much needed "plant".
As our visitor comes to the entrance of the "Gym", his eyes glisten with delight, and he
pauses, saying, "So this the room where the BODIES of the boys and girls are given physical
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education! VVell, it is unusual to find such esthetic surroundings. The clean Walls of a beautiful
sand finish, and the plenteous supply of electric lights would together be a stimulus to think of
high and noble things, and they do say that when our minds are occupied by elevating ideas, We
unconsciously lift our heads and throw back our shoulders and feel stronger all over.-Pride: I
guess that's about what much of it amounts to, but those who have no respect for themselves or
their surroundings are really to be pitied. You need not fear that the young people who assemble
here do not benefit in a thousand ways by so doing."
Vlfe agree heartily with the sentiment of our friend, but hasten to point out other features in
the make-up of the room.
"Beneath this fine wood fioor," we begin, "there is a concrete foundation. You can decide as
much for yourself by stamping sharply with your heel. The purpose of such a foundation is to
make the floor capable of bearing almost any weight or shock, and there will be no wear out except
from the surface of the wood, which will be very, very slow because no one is allowed to mar the
fioor unduly.-You will also note that the wood-work has been finished in "battle-ship gray" but
unlike our Uncle Sam, we do not wish to hide anything from view. That color is the most service-
able and doesn't show minor scratches, finger marks or other stains caused by usage, as readily as
would another finish."
"Splendid," returns the on-looker,"-"I suppose many a good game is played here from time
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"The yelling we have just heard is pretty good evidence that things are doing along that line.
'We hold .Inter-class games here, for class supremacy in athletics, believing that friendly rivalry
is a good thing. Our various teams have big things planned for the future.
"Besides, this room is used for social gatherings. In here are held the class receptions. We
are not hampered, for 1100 square feet of floor space are at our disposal," we explain.
Then our visitor, who seems to see a great deal more than we sometimes think he does, adds
that the numerous light bulbs are very wisely placed beyond immediate danger from a flying
basket-ball, yet alford sufficient light for the bountiful feasts of the banqueters.
VVe now start upwards to begin our inspection of the various "gymnasiums" for mental de-
In our conversation while ascending the stairways, our friend is told to be sure to notice that
all class rooms are large and as scientifically arranged as possibleg that the students' desks are all
ofthe new pressed steel, with cherry finished woodg and that the blackboard space is not only
especially large in each room, but is especially excellent in quality.
VVhen we come to the Laboratories, the stranger is amazed at the wonderful collection of ap-
paratus, particularly in the Chemical and Physical Rooms. He is also a triHe taken back by the
odors which greet his olfactory nerves!
"At any rate," says he, "your Chemical Laboratory is like others in one respect."
"Yes,,' we reply, "but unlike most others in respect to their location in the building, and in
respect to the cost of their equipment. You see, these rooms are placed on the second floor so that
the fumes which you have noticed will not invade any other part of the building."
"Over here are two large chemical tables, with drawers, cases for storing various needed arti-
cles, and a three shelf rack on which you may see reagent bottles. These tables were designed
especially for this school. We did not simply order "tables". We knew exactly what kind we
wanted, and nothing else would have been acceptable.-A-.An expert mechanic along any line must
have the very best tools in order to do his best work. Boys and girls should also have the pro-
per materials with which to do their experimenting because it is experimenting. A truly success-
ful solution to a problem up here can scarcely be obtained by novices if they must suffer the great
difficulties encountered when, for example, something goes wrong with an inferior piece of appara-
"And how much more rapidly can our students work here at these troughs which are
plumbed for individual gas and water supply, than if such were not the case. Why, the safety of
the young chemist would not be at all certain if, in case ol? an accident, the necessary flow of water
could not be obtained. Indeed the benches thus equipped are very useful and labor saving for all
who work in our Laboratories."
The all-seeing eyes of the stranger are searching every nook and corner in sight while we speak,
and he is quick to say again, system prevails. He also comments very warmly upon the artistic
workmanship betrayed by the large and well arranged display cases, placing special stress upon
the value of the natural wood linish.
"These cases," we add, "contain a complete supply of all sorts of materials for use in our
three Laboratories. See the bottles of acids, the different instrumentsg and all other pieces of para-
phernalia. This is for illustrating the theory of the lever, this for illustrating the manner in which
noise may become soundg this for teaching about the generation of electrieityg all these bulbs, wires,
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ENGINE ROOM--Section II
etc., are for the teaching of the application of the principles relating. to electric power. So it is
plain that for the study of Physics or Chemistry we have every conceivable device,-and we should
have, for our equipment is valued at 351800.00 Quite a sum, is it not?"
"Yes, but I'm sure you have the very latest and best models of most modern design. Besides,
the outlay will not have been in vain if your students are enabled to learn enough of' the wonderful
secrets in the realm of scientific knowledge to arouse them to further untiring investigation, or in
some manner to beneiit themselves and posterity."
"You're always looking ahead," we put in. "I wonder how many people realize the vast im-
portance of courses like these. The world is daily making more urgent demands on the schools of
the entire country to produce experts in analyzing the component parts of the innumerable
articles of' commerce. We also sorely need skilled engineers. No college can turn out proficient
engineers, unless High Schools like this one prepare them for those higher institutions of learning.
Hence our work here in these class rooms is intended as a stepping stone to more advanced fields. Of
course, all our fine apparatus, some of' which was made to order, would not amount to much in the
hands of our students if we had not strong progressive teachers. We are proud to say that we have
such, as results show."
Then, as we turn our attention to the Agricultural Laboratory, we tell our companion that all
the fine equipment we are examining was furnished by the C cntral Scientific Co., of C hicago.
"Here in our Agricultural Department, we are especially prepared to carry on experimental
work," we begin. "This outfit was recommended by the State Department. As you know, the
1911 School Code of Pennsylvania requires the teaching of agriculture, and wise is the requirement,
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STUDY HALL--Seats 100 Pupils
for "back to the farm" is the only theory whose application will counteract the enormous demand
for food products now being felt by all.
"Close by you there are the soil thermometers, the use of which, while not yet general or
completely practical, is a very important 'factor in investigations now being worked out. Here
are brass soil tubes, glass soil tubes, and galvanizcdiron supports. There are what we call soil
bins, for the study of varieties of soils and sub-soils. Those dishes are used for evaporating solu-
tions from which we very often get precipitations of much value in the experiment the student may
be studying.--And here are burettes.-The Bunsen burner is always in evidence in any laboratory.
-Then we have a miscellaneous collection of things scattered here and there, including scoops,
sieves, soil angers, grading sieves, drying oven, pulverizing apparatus, balances, moisture-proof
containers, water bath, beakers, flasks, and tubes galore."
"Somewhat bewildering, I must confess," says our friend, "for we had very few things of a
similar nature when I was a High School pupil. You know We did our farming according to the
old-fashioned ways handed down by our grandfathers.--How things do change! Why scientific
farming is saner and attended with surprising success everywhere! It is the present great field for
the young man or woman."
We agree most heartily with the statement just made, and we add that the pendulum must
swing back again to the farms. H
Our visitor next expresses a desire to go to the Study Hall, and whether or not it is according
to our own plan to do so, makes no diFference, for we must above all show him every courtesy.
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Arriving there, our visitor again 1'GIl'liLI'iiS about the beautiful cherry finish of the desks, and
particularly speaks of the abundant supply of light from the large and numerous windows.
- "An elegant room, indeed," he ejaculates, "It is very evident that you have made the best pro'
visions possible for the care of the eye-sight of teacher and pupils in this room. It is really appal-
ling to go about as I have do11e already and see the many ill-lighted schools, some of which were
over-lighted and others under-lighted,-and still others with sufficient light not p1'operly distribut-
ed. VVhy, to properly arrange forthe lighting of any school room is a science in itself, and I
must say that few authorities who construct our schools seem to show any great knowledge of that
science. Here, however, the rays of light from the windows, which are well placed, comes, for the
most part, unilaterally, and no one needs face the strong beams of daylight."
"Everyone has praise for just the details you have commended.-While we see many things
here and there about the building that could have been improved upon, we feel that the construction
of the whole has been a practical as well as a theoretical success. It was no easy matter to figure
just how much strength of light could be admitted and distributed through a certain sized window.
But we got there. '
"Now if you were to count the desks in the room you will find it can accommodate one hundred
students. The desk supports are of the most up-to-date patterns in pressed steel and compactly built.
You can see the advantage of eliminating all moveable parts that are not absolutely necessary."
"Indeed I can. In addition to all other advantages we might mention, such supports are
sanitary. The room can be kept cleaner than otherwise, and therefore the air breathed is less germ
laden.-By the way, do you know that I have been actually expecting to find one condition existing
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in your I-ligh School in spite of the wonderful machines in the basement?-So far it has not been
"What is it?"' we query.
"I expected to find most rooms stuffy and containing foul air, most noticeable to one who
enters from withoutg but there is every indication that your li-leating and Ventilation system is all
that you claim for it", he answers.
" And no doubt when you came into this room you also looked for the teacher's desk to be
in the front of the room. But there it is at the rear, on a slightly raised platform. The idea is
rather new and is satisfactory. The teacher in charge of the Study Hall, while enabled to have a
complete view of everything, can engage in whatever work he has to do at his desk without in any
way distracting the boys and girls from their study. Besides, placed thus, the teacher is not under
so great a nervous strain when he wishes to study for himself."
Our friend nods his approval and tells us he would like to see the Commercial Room, the
Library and the Auditorium at least before leaving. WVe suggest inspecting the Auditorium last,
for it would make the best climax for the whole trip, and he consents.
HA real business establishment!" says he, as we enter the Commercial Room.His eyes sparkle.
"Yes," we say, "here is where we teach our boys and girls that a solid foundation is as neces-
sary to a successful business career as to a building. And we see to it that they get the training
so essential in these days of sharp competition. All lines of business knowledge are taught with un-
tiring energy and with excellent results. Our Book-keeping, il-lankiug and Stenographic depart-
ments are complete in every respect.
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"Come, let us show you our Banking department. Here is practically a modern bank in minia-
ture, with the various windows, counters and desks for any and all banking transactions."
"It is remarkable to have the advantage of studying theories and putting them into practice
almost simultaneously," says our visitor. "Each pupil can have a chance to be a bank president,
cashier or any other officer down to stenographer.
"I see you have the latest improved models of the standard makes of typewriters. I would be
willing to employ anyone graduating from this department, for I'm sure none are ever recom-
mended for graduation who do not measure up to the requirements.-Your outfit seems also to in-
clude the most trivial things."
"It does," we state. "It is an equipment which, so far as we know, is the best that could be
secured.-Appearance isn't everything, but here the furniture and other things are of line quality,
and are useful and ornamental."
"After examining the walls, desks, tables, typewriters, etc. more closely, our visitor expresses
his readiness to proceed to the Library.
"This Library," we begin, as we wave him to one of the chairs which possesses an extra wide
right arm, "is our veritable gold mine of knowledge. And isn't it beautiful in general make up?-
You may have been visiting many schools in our district, but I know positively that this Library is
the most attractive!" l
' "Very true," he emphatically agrees. "Its tasteful and yet practical features are very pleas-
ing and impressive. One feels as if he were visiting the library of a wealthy private home."
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"The value of the lore preserved in these books," we continue, "cannot be measured by mere
dollars. For 'Wisdom is more precious than silver or gold.'-To elevate a young person's mind by
the reading of these books is a wonderfully admirable work. NVe try to interest all in good litera-
"The book-cases are, as you see, of Old English design. They were placed here at great ex-
Our visitor carefully looks over the finish of the wood and says, "The fine finish makes an ex-
cellent mirror to reflect the artistic surroundings. This is certainly an admirable place for the
Library. The light is good and there is an atmosphere of seclusion and privacy."
"Yes," we concur, "and this room makes an excellent place forthe meeting of our Directors."
As we seat Ol'l1'S6lVGS at the large beautiful table, solidly built, and while resting for a moment,
we point out features of special interest.
We also make sure to impress upon him that there are in those cases, about 2200 Volumes of the
best books on all subjects. All of them are carefully catalogued, and the reference index system
is so well arranged that it takes but a moment to find where a required volume is located.
"You see, this box containing two drawers of cards, alphabetically arranged, is our concise
method of cataloging. It is very similar to the method employed in the Library of Congress."
"I think so too,l' agrees the onlooker. 1
Later, when We arise to go to the Auditorium, our visitor, in his final. glance over the Library
voices the opinion that the chandeliers suspended by oxidized copper chains, correspond Well with
the lines of the room.
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PRIVATE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL
When we close the door behind us, he asks what other rooms might be seen if he had the time
to spareg and we reply "You have scarcely had an opportunity to glance at our Manual Training
Room, a very necessary room, especially for the students in the agricultural department. Our
capacious Boys' and Girls' Cloak Rooms are separate. We will not have time to see our Town-
ship Supply and Auditors' Room, our Store Room, and High School Supply Room. The Public Office
you have already noticed in passing, and now that I think of it, let 's go to the Private Office for a
few moments. I wish to show you something interesting."
He looks at his watch and says, "Very well."
"Here," we begin as soon as we enter the office, "is our 'Central' It is a modern Annunciatorg
a three wire system by which a return call can be sent to any part of the building in response to the
"It is a pre-requisite for a large school building. Yet I see very few, excepting in the newest
schools," remarks our friend.
We show him how the system works and then depart for the Auditorium.
The first thing the stranger says when he gazes on the beauty of this room is, "Wonderful".
"One would consider this a 1'oyal theatre!" "The beautiful stage, the artistic frescoing on walls
and ceiling, the stage curtains, and the good taste which attends all, combine to give one a most
exquisite picture. ' '
"But," we state with pride, "you must know that the frescoing is not only beautiful and ex-
pensive,-it serves the purpose of aiding in the distribution of the light."
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"The electric light fixtures, you see, are like those in the other rooms. All the fixtures in the
building are of Colonial Design, Tongstelier Type, Oxidized Copper. The Reflectors are Genuine
Holophane. Mazda lamps are used throughout. In all, there are 135 electric lights in this room ar-
ranged in drops, brackets and showers. Special reflectors are used back of the arch in order to effect
a perfect illumination, which is also greatly enhanced by the foot-lights.-Let me switch on all the
lights. There! Even though it is daytime, the flood of radiance is strong yet not blinding."
" And how many seats do I see?" he queries.
"There are -L15 theatre seats, and you see they are comfortably placed. VVe accommodated
800 people here last spring at the Annual Senior Class Play."
'WVell, I should judge that the cubic contents of the air in the room, owing to the height of
the ceiling, is sufficient for even such a large audience.-How are the acoustics?"
"Excellent," we return, "for you can see how a portion of the ceiling above the stage slants
gradually forward and upward. NVe certainly could not afford to neglect so vital a matter in con-
structing this hall. "
"Now step this way, and look at our piano. It is one of the best New York makes and has
served us well. The space on either side of it is used by the orchestra."
Next we show our visitor the rear of the fine large stage. Here he examines the draperies and
the stage drop. The latter, 011 which is painted a beautiful campus scene, was painted by a Fresh-
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The two dressing rooms and the general arrangement of all the stage details are carefully in-
spected. The stage is four feet high, and from it we obtain a good view of the rest of the room.
VVe point out the value of the fact that the ceiling slants toward the walls on either side of the
long room, further aiding the acoustic properties.
"Now," reluctantly states our interested companion, as we leave the stage, "I find that if I
am to catch the next car, I must leave your charmingly adequate and modern school immediately. I
may never 1'9tlll'l1, but I shall always carry in my mind the beautiful pictures my trip through
your building has allowed me to see."
And we respond, "You have been such an interested and enthusiastic visitor that our own pride
in our surroundings has been stimulated, and we feel more than ever the truth of the proverb: 'A
thing of beauty is a joy forever.' And we sincerely hope that our plans for the spiritual, mental
and physical training of our boys and girls will meet with even greater success than did our plans
for the construction of this building."
"May your hopes come true for the sake of all concerned!,' he answers fervently, as he extends
his hand. "Thank you for your courtesy.- Good-bye."
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LIBRARY AND DIRECTORS' ROOM
A reading people will always be a knowing people.-John Wesley.
The Academic Department maintains a. course of study which prepares the student for cn-
trance to any of tl1e leading colleges.
Graduates of this department are admitted to full Freshman standing in College without
examination. . ,
SYNOPSIS OF COURSE.
First Year. Third Year.
Algebra 155, Plane Geometry 155,
Physical Ggograplly, Latin or German 115, 155,
Ancient History, ' Chemistry,
Latin or German 115, 155, English History,
Second Year. Fourth Year.
Algebra 155, Solid Geometry and Trigonometry or Mechan-
Latin or German 155, ical Drawing or Advanced Algebra,
Mediaeval and Modern History, Constitutional History or Drawing,
English, Latin 145 or German 125, 155,
Agriculture or Mechanical Drawing. Physics 155,
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DETAIL OF BRANCHES.
The following is not a complete description of the branches but merely an excerpt from the
"Principal 's Outline of Course of Study. "
Algebra I-II-Algebra to Quadratics and Beyond. Taught throughout the first and second
years: Including the four fundamental operations for rational algebraic expressions, factoring,
determination of highest common factor and lowest common multiple by factoring, fractions, in-
cluding complex fractions, and ratio and proportion, linear equations, both numerical and literal,
containing one or more unknown quantities, problems depending on linear equations, radicals, ex-
ponents, including the fractional and negative, quadratic equations, both numerical and literal,
simple cases of equations, with one or more unknown quantities, that can be solved by the methods
of linear or quadratic equations, and the arithmetical and geometric progressions with applications.
Pupils are required throughout the course to solve numerous problems which involve putting ques-
tions into equations. Some of those problems are chosen from mensuration, from physics, and
from commercial life. The use of graphical methods and illustrations, particularly in connection
with the solution of equations, is required.
Plane Geometry--The usual theorems and constructions of the text, including the general
properties of plane rectilinear figures, the circle and the measurement of angles, similar polygons,
areas, regular polygons, the solution of numerous original exercises including loci problems and
applications to the mensuration of lines and plane surfaces.
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Solid Geometry-The usual theorems and constructions of the text, including the relations of
planes and lines in space, the properties and measurement of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and
cones, the sphere and spherical triangle, the solution of numerous original exercises, and applica-
tions to the mensuration of surfaces and solids.
Plane Trigonometry-Definitions and relations of tl1e six trigonometric functions as ratios,
circular measurement of angles, proofs of principal formulas, in particular for the sine, cosine,
and tangent of the sum and the difference of two angles, of the double angle and tl1e half angle, the
product expressions for the sum or the difference of two sines or of two cosines, etc., the trans-
formation of trigonometric expressions by means of these formulas, the solution of trigonometric
equations of a simple character, the theory and use of logarithms, and the solution of right and
oblique triangles and numerous practical applications.
Advanced Algebra,-The course in advanced algebra covers thorough review of all the topics
in elementary algebra. and intermediate algebra, with more difficult applications than can be ex-
pected in the earlier study of those courses, together with the following additional topics: Graph-
ing of functions and equations, theory of equations, determinants, permutations, combinations, var-
iation, and method of undetermined co-efficients. P
Physical Geography-The origin and significance of the great relief features of the earth, and
the topographic forms of the land, the earth as a planet, the atmosphere, the climate, weather pre-
dictions. Appropriate field and laboratory work accompanies the study of the text.
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CHEMISTRY LA BORATORY
A summary of the relation of man, plants, and animals to climate, land forms, and oceanic
d Agriculture CSh0rt Coursej-A study of plant cells, tl1e embryo and its growth, the soil and
soil water, how plants grow, how clover helps tl1e farmer, tl1e rotation of crops, the parasites of
plants, seed testing, rearing plants from buds, transplantingg crops and weedsg tl1e garden, the
orchard, animal husbandry, dairyingg principles of feeding, improvement of home and school
Frequent reference is made to the Agricultural Year Book.
The note book work is a special feature of this branch.
Chemistry--The aim of the course is to present Chemistry to tl1e beginner in such a way as to
enable him to grasp tl1e fundamental principles and to help him to secure a working knowledge of
tl1e Science in tl1e laboratory.
First Principles of Chemistry by Brownlee and others, and laboratory exercises accompanying
same. - .
The course of instruction in Chemistry is based on the following: The study of the text book
complete, that the pupil may gain a comprehensive and connected View of the more important facts
and laws of elementary chemistry.
Individual laboratory work consisting of exercises covering not less than thirty-five experi-
ments. . -
Instruction by lecture table demonstrations, mainly as a basis for questioning upon the gen-
eral principles of chemistry and their applications.
Throughout the course special attention is paid to the common illustrations of chemical laws
and to their industrial applications.
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SECTION OF PHYSICS LABORATORY
NOTE BOOKS-Each student is required to keep a note book in which all demonstrations
and laboratory work are written up, giving the subject of the exercise, materials used, full descrip-
tion of how the work was done, drawings, all data secured, solution of problems, anwers to ques-
tions that follow the demonstration and laboratory work, or to similar questions prepared by the
Physics-The aim of the instruction in Physics is to give the student a. thorough knowledge of
the principles and laws that govern physical phenomena, allfl to acquaint him with the actual opera-
tions of these principles and laws. The work is presented to the student by lectures, with experi-
mental demonstrations, combined with recitations, and the solution of problems. In the practical
work, the student performs such experiments in the laboratory as will give him a practical knowl-
edge of the principles and laws of Physics.
H The course of instruction in Physics includes: The study of Hoadley's Essentials of Physics
complete that the student may gain a comprehensive and connected view of the more important facts
and laws governing the science of matter and energy.
' Instruction by lecture table demonstrations, mainly as a basis for questioning upon the general
principles of Physics and their applications.
Individual laboratory work consisting of at least thirty-five experiments.
Throughout the course special attention is paid to the common illustrations of physical laws
and to their industrial applications.
Whenever the solution of numerical problems is required, the student is required to make use
of the principles of algebra and geometry to reduce the difiiculty of solution.
A complete record of the laboratory work in Physics is kept by each student.
NOTE BOOKS-The note book work, in plan, is similar to that kept in chemistry.
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Mechanical Drawing-The course in Mechanical Drawing is planned to properly p1'epare
students for advanced machine design. It has been found necessary to introduce a course designed
to apply the principles of Mechanical Drawing to the solution of practical problems in machine
construction, and to familiarize the student with tilt? arrangement and proportions of the most
important machines and their details recognized by competent engineers to be the best practice of
the present time. '
The latest and most approved drafting room methods in use in this country are carried out.
The plates include: Screws, Nuts, Bolts, Keys, Cotters, Gibs, Rivets, Riveted-joints, Shafting
and Shaft Couplings, Pipes and Pipe Couplings, Bearings, Sole Plates, lVall Box Frames, Belt
Gearing, and Engine Details complete, drawings from sketches of machines in high school engine
The well-equipped engine room in the basement of the building affords splendid opportunities
for students to study machine design from the practical as well as the theoretical side.
German I,-'Phe Iii-st yew-'S work comprises: careful drill in pronunciation, dictation, men-
orizing of easy colloquial sentences, drill in the rudiments of grammar, i. e., the inflection of nouns,
adjectives, pronouns, weak verbs, andthe more usual strong verbs, the use of prepositions, tl1e
simplest rules of syntax and word order, simple exercises in conversation, and the 1'eading of from
seventy-five to one lmndred pages of a graduated text from a reader 01' from editions of easy texts.
Thorough drill in German composition.
German II.w-The second year's work comprises: the reading of one lmndred fifty to two hun-
dred pages of literature in the form of easy stories and plays, a. further study of syntax, conversa-
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tion based on the text read, practice in the translation into German of easy variations upon the
matter read, and also in off-hand reproduction, sometimes orally and sometimes in writing, of the
substance of selected passages. .
Thorough drill in German composition.
Latin I.-The Work of the iirst year comprises: Teaching the pupil to pronounce accurately and
to read fluently and intelligently the work of the Latin text, the mastery of inflection, so that num-
ber, case, person, mode, tense, etc., can be instantly recognized and conversely, can be formed with-
out much hesitation by the student himself, the acquisition of a working vocabulary of from one to
two thousand words, the mastery of the order of, the Latin sentence, the mastery of the simpler
principles of syntax regarded as a means of expression, learning how to understand simple narra-
tive in Latin, learning l1ow to translate such narrative into true English. In necessary connection
with the pursuit of these aims, a. good deal of training of the ear is employed, through listening to
the reading or speaking of the teacher, and, inaddition, a certain amount of practice in turning
English into Latin is necessary, as an indispensable instrument for fixing forms in the memory and
establishing a feeling for their syntactical powers.
Latin II.-Caisar's Gallic VVai', 4 books.
Latin composition, based on the text.
Vocabulary, syntax, movements of campaigns, and narrative themes on certain
groups of chapters. .
Latin III.--Cicero: 4 Orations Against Catiline, The Manilian Law, and Archias.
Latin composition, based on the text.,
Vocabulary, syntax, written translation, Homeric traditions, arguments, theme-
writing, and study of a.uthor's style.
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Latin IV.-Virgil's Aeneid, 6 hooks.
Vocabulary, syntax, written translations, Homeric traditions, Greek mythology,
Roman religion, and the geography of the Mediterranean.
Scansion and practice in reading hexameter verse.
English I.--The course in English in the first year consists of:
I.-Grammar-A thorough review of English grammar, with special attention given to the
inflection ot' nouns and pronouns, agreement of pronoun with antecedent and of verb with subject,
distinction between transitive and iutransitive verbs, between the active and the passive voiceg
attention to tl1e most common errors in the student's oral and written composition.
Conjunctions coordinate and subordinate, other kinds of words used as connectivesg study of
tenses, distinction between the present and the present perfect, the past and the past perfectg con-
sistency in tl1e use of tensesg tl1e distinctive uses of the indicative and the subjunctive modes, the
various adverb relations expressed by word, phrase, and clause, e. g. purpose, result, cause and
manner, the objective complement, the adverbial objective, accepted idiomatic uses of it, their, as,
II.-Composition and Rhetoric-The work of the term includes:
1. Letter VVriting, with attention to substance as well as to form.
2. Short themes both oral and written, based for the most part on the experience of the
student. A fair proportion of the themes is narratives and descriptions.
3. A review of capitalization and of the simpler principles ot' punctuation. Elementary
studies of the principles of Unity and Coherence in the composition and in sentences.
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III.-Literature-Required for reading a11d study: Classics selected from the list as recom-
mended by the National Conference on Uniform Entrance Requirements in English.
IV.-Oral Composition-Throughout tl1e High School period tthe four yearsj considerable
emphasis is placed upon oral composition. Considerable attention is paid to the development of
clearness of oral expression. Students are not only helped in every way to overcome common
errors in speech, but are also trained to express themselves clearly and forcibly in sustained dis-
course. In this work constant attention is paid to distinctness of utterance, to pronunciation, in-
flection, and phrasing.
A number of opportunities are offered each year for students to speak from the platform in the
High School auditorium. The dramatic work of the school affords splendid opportunities for train-
ing in oral expression.
English II.- - '
I.-Grainmar-A, review of English Graminar as outlined in the text for second year
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II.-Composition and Rhetoric-The Work of the term includes:
1. Letter Writing'.
2. Short themes, of various types, both oral and written. A fair proportion of them are
expositions. The subjects chosen are for the most part concrete, carefully limited, and witl1in
the st-udent's experience.
3. Further study of paragraph structure with respect to Unity, Coherence, and Empha-
sis, the use of the topic sentence, connectivesg methods of transition.
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4. A thorough study of the argument, based on familiar subjects. Emphasis is laid on
the distinction between asse1'tion and proof.
III.-Literature-Required for reading and study: Classics selected f1'om tl1e list as recom-
mended by the National Conference on Uniform Entrance Requirements in English. .
IV.-Oral Composition-A continuation of the work of the first year.
I.-Grammar: Frequent reference to the text.
II.-Composition and Rhetoric.
1. Letter Writing.
2. Short themes, of various types, both oral and w1'itten.
3. Narration which shall include anecdotes and stories with simple plots.
4. Continued study of exposition and argument, including the study of various methods
of paragraph development, with increasing insistence on Unity, Coherence and Emphasis in the
paragraph. Practice in the summarizing of spoken material.
5. Study of diction, synonyms and antonymsg specific and general termsg words fre-
quently misused with special attention to the errors in the spoken English of students. Special
emphasis laid upon "The Correct NVord".
III.-Literature--Required for reading and study: Classics selected from the list as recom-
mended by the National Conference on Uniform Entrance Requirements in English.
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I.-Grammar: General Review.
II.-Composition and Rhetoric.
J. Letter NVriting.
2. Short themes, of various types, both' oral and written.
3. Description-Description of persons, of landscapes, of buildings, of scenes of action,
and descriptions from both fixed and moving points of view are required.
4. Argumentationg briefing, paragraphs illustrative of elements in argumentation, e. g.
an appeal to the interests of an audience, the clear statement of a question, the development
of proof, summaries of proof, etc. At least one argument of considerable length, developed
through formal introduction and brief is required. The work demands more of the students
than did the argumentation of the second -year. The topics chosen deal with live questions
within the grasp of students. '
5. A review of the principles of Unity, Coherence and Emphasis in sentences, paragraphs
III.-Literature-Required for reading and study: A completion of the college entrance re-
quirements in English selected from the list as recommended by the National Conference on Uni-
form Entrance Requirements.
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Ancient History-An introductory study of the early ancient nations, special reference to
Greek and Roman history, and the chief events of the early Middle Ages, down to the death of
Mediaeval and Modern History-A comprehensive view of the world's history from the death
of Charlemagne to tl1e present time.
English History--Instruction in this branch shows the development of the Anglo-Saxon race.
The Growth of the English Constitution, Judiciary System, and Religious and Civil Liberty are
special features of this branch. Her social problems, l1er economic and commercial progress, and
tl1e influence of the English people on the world's history are carefully considered.
Constitutional History of America-A study of the growth of American constitutional prin-
ciples both in the colonial and the national period, the adaptation of English institutions, the
growth of constitutional liberty in the colonies, the tendency to union, the articles of confederation,
tl1e "critical period", the Federal Convention, the struggle for ratification, the period of Federalist
development, the period of Republican development, tl1e interpretation of the constitution, slavery
and the constitution, secession and reconstruction.
MT. DLE?-YSYXNT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
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TROY HIGH SCHOOL MONTROSE IIIGH SCHOOI.
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LINDLEY H. DENNIS,
Expert Assistant in Agriculture.
Department of Public Instruction, Vocational Division
" 77144 4'0'lIIl7lg ynuerution ought to lzwre u 1'lear01' insight than the past has hull iuln llw jim! that agrirrulture ix the lrasix qf
national well-Iming, ami that there is no more 'Iunurralmle work in life than that on tim jiu'm."--Iir. P. P. Ulawhm, United States
C0'IILlllf.Y.'tf0IL0l' qf lfalurratirm.
Vocational Agricultura Instruction.
, HE occupation of farming has always been one of the most fundamental and most im-
portant occupations occupying man 's attention. It is steadily increasing in importance.
Pennsylvania like many other States in this country has sudered a decrease in the rela-
Mgifsmt tive amount of its rural population during the past thirty years. In 1890 Pennsylvania's
rural population was over 5573 of the total population of the State, today the rural popu-
lation represents only between 35 and 407, of the total population. Part of this great decrease in
the relative population has been caused by the boys and girls leaving the farms and going to the
towns and cities. This decrease is also partially caused by the great increase in the urban popula-
tion, due to the fact that many of those who come to us from foreign shores settle in the centers of
population and enter the industries. Regardless of the cause of the decrease in the relative number
of rural citizens, this fact stands out very prominent: That a smaller percentage ot' the total
population is now living in the open country engaged in the business of raising food supplies
than was so doing thirty years ago. This fact alone makes agriculture of importance to all citizens
of the Commonwealth. The development of agriculture is then of interest to us all.
Pennsylvania is usually considered to be an industrial State and as such is best known. But
Pennsylvania also takes rank as one of the good agriculture states of the Union. It is a well known
fact that Pennsylvania has in Lancaster County the best producing agricultural County in the
United States. However, the agricultural possibilities of Pennsylvania. generally throughout the
State are undeveloped. As a people we have much to learn concerning the inanagenlent ot' the
soil and the control ol' soil fertility. Insect, pests and fungus diseases annually rob the farmers
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of thousands of dollars worth of farm products and many of these common destroyers can be en-
tirely controlled and the loss saved. 1 c
Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations throughout the country and the United States
Department of Agriculture have done much towards bringing to the attentioii of the farmers a
large amount of scientific agricultural information of great value. Our own State College has
been a great factor in developing agriculture in the State of Pennsylvania. Hundreds of young
men from all sections of the State have availed themselves of the splendid training at that Institu-
There are, however, scores of young men on the farms who never go away to school. It has
long been felt that they should have an opportunity to receive some agricultural instruction. As
a result of this increasing demand, Agricultural High Schools have been established in several
sections of the State. In sections where successful High Schools are already in operation, Depart-
ments of Agriculture have been attached to these High Schools.
In these Agricultural Schools and Departments an agricultural course extending through four
years is offered to the boys of the rural community. The complete course has been established in
Mt. Pleasant Township High School. This agricultural course is so arranged that one-half of the
boys' time is spent in the study of academic subjects, to give him a thorough education, and the
other one-half of his time is spent in the study of practical subjects. The practical work consists
of a study of soils and soil fertility, poultry raising, farm forestry, farm crops, vegetable garden-
ing, farm book-keeping, dairying, orcharding, farm management, etc. Shop work, including
foraging, is also included. The projectwork is an essential part of the training. Each boy carries
on some agricultural project each year. A project may consist of raising an acre of corn, half an
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acre of potatoes, care of a iiock of chickens, or some similar line of work. Project work is carried
out on the home farm usually where it is under the daily observation of the boy's parents. The
Supervisor of Agriculture in the school gives the boy assistance throughout the year with his pro-
ject work. A daily record is kept by the boy of all activities in cormection with the project, in-
cluding receipts and expenditures.
It takes three or four years to develop this type ot' education in any school to a point where it
begins to be very eliicient. Too much must not be expected in the first two or three years. Later
as the school developes there will be a larger enrollment of boys taking the work and the school
will have a more complete equipment. The minimum equipment only being put'in the iirst year.
One phase of the work that will in the future prove to be very helpful to a community is the
short courses offered in the Wintei' to boys and young men who are beyond school age and the
evening courses offered to farmers. Farmers' Institutes and other agricultural meetings are also
conducted in these schools. As all this work is developed the school comes to serve the whole
community in a much more complete manner than ever before attempted.
SYNOPSIS OF CO URSE.
First Year. Second Year.
English .................................. . . 4-5 English ........................ . . 4-5
History and Civics or Other Academic Subject .... 4-5 One other Academic Subject .... .. 4-5
Drawing ................................. . 1 Drawing .................. . 1
Shop Work ............................. . 2 Farm Crops ........... . 5
Soils .......... . 5 Vegetable Gardening .. . 3
Poultry Raising .... 3 Ornamental Gardening .. . 2
Farm Forestry ...... . 2 Farm Bookkeeping .... . 1
Agricultural Projects. Agricultural Projects.
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A POULTRY PRACTICUM
Third Year. Fourth Year.
English ........................... . . . 4-5 English ....................... . . 4-5
Physics or other Academic Subject .... 4-5 Chemistry or Physics . . 4-5
Drawing ........................ . 1 Farm Mechanics ...... 4
Farm Animals including Dairying . .. . 5 Rural Law ....... .. . 2
Fruit Raising ........... 1 ....... . 5 Fertilizers ......., 2
Agricultural Projects. Farm Management .. . 3
Farm arithmetic is taught in connection with each agricultural subject.
DETAIL OF BRANCHES.
POULTRY RAISING-The course in Poultry Raising consists of lectures and recitations on the
egg, its construction, composition, fertilization, incubation, and brooding, poultry feeds and feed-
ing, poultry h.ouse construction, insect pests and parasites, and common poultry diseases. The
laboratory work is an essential part of the course. In the laboratory a careful study is made of
the different breeds, methods of preparing poultry for market, such as killing, picking, cooling,
packing, etc., caponizing, and judging.
FERTILIZERS-The work of this department includes a study of manures, fertilizers and amend-
ments as affecting soils and crops, fertilizer materials, availability of fertilizers, methods of mixing
and applying, and means of determining fertilizer requirements of crops and soils. Careful at-
tention is given to the arithmetic of fertilizers.
FARM Fomssrnv-The course in Farm Forestry is arranged to teach the principles of forestry
as applied to the care and formation of the Woodlot, relation of forestry to agriculture, wind-
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breaks, shelter-belts, and forest plantations, collection, storage and planting of tree seed, estima-
tion of board feet and cordwood, methods of preventing decay of fence posts and shingles. Careful
study is made of the various trees in reference to their adoption and use.
The practicum work consists of field excursions and laboratory exercises. This includes a
careful study of the habits of growth, the identification of trees by leaf, bud, twig and bark, insect
enemies and diseases of forest trees, estimating timber, wood structures, methods of thinning,
natural and artificial reproduction.
V13cE'i',xn1,1: GARDENING-Vegetable gardening is the study of gardening with reference to the
growing of garden products for commercial purposes. The course includes the management and
construction of hot beds and cold frames, starting early vegetables under glass, sowing and plant-
ing in the open ground, systems of cropping, methods of tillingg garden irrigation, grading,
packing, and marketing: Particular attention is paid to the selection of varieties best adapted
to meet the demands of the trade.
SOILS-Soils and Farm Crops cover the principles of the origin, formation, classification, pro-
perties and management of soils with particular reference to crop production.
The apparatus for soil work includes soil tubes, balances, thermometers, besides microscopes,
which are also used for work in farm crops. In addition, there are collections of soils, seeds, and
farm crops, appliances for testing seeds, and some provisions for water and gas on the laboratory
The laboratory workin soils and crops includes a number of exercises in soil physics, the
mechanical analysis of soils, and some experiments in pots with soils, fertilizers, and plants. On
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the farm crops seed testing and grading, comparison of types of cereals and forage crops, and a
variety of pot experiments are carried on.
The crop work in connection with soil study is carried on out of doors to a larger extent than
in the laboratory especially where arrangements can be made for carrying out the work through
the growing season. The crop work comes under project Work which is carried on by each boy on
his home farm.
FRUIT RAISING-This course is designed to cover a study of the origin and history of our culti-
vated fruits and of the varieties best adapted to the home and commercial orchard. Practice is
given in describing and identifying varieties, fruit judging, and placing exhibits.
The course also includes a study of the methods by which plants are propogated, germination
and testing of seeds, hard and soft wood cuttings, grafting, budding, propogation by division and
layerage. Careful attention is paid to pruning and spraying.
FARM ANIMALS-This course is so arranged as to give the boy a working knowledge of the
principles of animal husbandry. The course covers a study of the breeds of horses, cattle, sheep
and swine, principles of breeding, stock judging, stock management with reference to sanitation
and hygiene and a consideration of the common diseases, feeding practice, recitations on the princi-
ples and practice of feeding including function of feed, physiology of digestion, and feeding for
different purposes, practice in compounding rations, mixing feeds and actual feeding when pos-
ORNAMENTAL GARDENING-The course in Ornamental Gardening consists of a study of the
fundamental principles of the art and the most common plant materials used. Together with the
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practice in designing and planting the student is made familiar with what to plant and where to
plant it in order to secure the most effective results. The aim of the course is to cultivate in the
student good taste and judgment in beautifying the home surroundings. The care of the campus
is given to the students as practical work.
FARM Cnors--The subject of Farm Crops necessarily follows the course in soils and is designed
to give the student a thorough knowledge of grain, forage and root crops. The different crops
such as corn, wheat, oats, timothy, clover, alfalfa etc., are taken up and studied under the follow-
ing heads: origin and description, classification, importance, soils and fertilizers, preparation of
the soil, preparation of the seed for planting, planting and cultivation, disease and insect enemies,
harvesting, selection and starting of the seed, marketing and returns.
SHOP WORK-The course in Shop Wo1'lc aims to teach the correct use of common wood work-
ing tools. A complete set of carpenters tools is placed at the disposal of each individual of the
class. Proper methods of their use and care are demonstrated. The student is taught to make
many simple articles which are very useful 011 the farm.
Before taking up the wood work the student is taken to the drawing room where the work
is completely outlined and a detailed drawing made of the proposed design. Furthermore the
student is not only taught how to make pencil sketches and drawings but is given an opportunity
to trace and blue print his work. This gives the student a thorough drill in drawing room
standards and practices. A completely equipped drawing room is provided for the above work.
FARM M ECHANICS-TlllS is taught with a view of familiarizing the student with modern farm
machinery and land drainage. Farm engines and tractors, farm implements and machinery, and
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CLASS IN SOILS LABORATORY
farm drainage are the subjects covered in this course. A, special study of these together with prac-
tical demonstrations of new machinery is given with a view of determining the efficiency of
these machines under local conditions. An endeavor is made to give the student a working know-
ledge of modern labor saving devices on the farm.
AGRICULTURAI, PROJECTS-Project work is an essential part of the course of study. It fur-
nishes the opportunity to connect the work of the school with the life of the farm, for the projects
are carried out on the home farm rather than at the school. This co-operation of the school and
home inc1'eases the efficiency and service of the former a11d brings it in closer touch with the daily
home activities of the pupils.
The projects under way at the present time are corn growing, poultry raising, hog fattening and
vegetable gardening. P
FARM ll'lANAGEMENT--T110 work in this course consists of lectures, recitations, references,
practice on farm methods and practices in various countriesg history of agriculture, choice of a
farm, types of farming, size of farm as related to type, capital, equipment and labor, crop rotations,
cost of producing crops, requirements of live stock, etc.
TI'IE TEAeu1zR or AGRICULTURE is employed the year around. His summer work consists of
supervision of project work and instruction in connection therewith. His assistance is as freely
given to boys who are not enrolled in the school but are carrying project work, as it is to those who
are enrolled in the school.
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Commercial training in this country shows a phenomenal growth, attracting the attention of
educators and securing the support of the foremost business men. ln fact, the change in public
sentiment and the widespread adoption of tl1e central idea of commercial training have affected a
change in High School and college'curricula.
The main cause lies in the fact that this is essentially a commercial and industrial nation. Even
the agriculturist is becoming more and more a business man, and the day laborer finds commercial
training a stepping-stone to something better. Hence the rapidily increasing demand for trained
men and women in every avenue of business.
The aim ofthe commercial department in the High School is to present to its students a
thorough explanation of the fundamental principles of commercial work and to fit them for busi-
I The complete course covers a period of four years. Besides the regular commercial branches
taught, at least two academic branches are required each year. The academic training which the
student receives gives him a thorough training. in English, Mathematics and I-listory, branches
which are essential to a thorough knowledge of business.
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COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT-Book-keeping and Banking Section
SYIIOPSTS of C OUTSC.
First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year
Theoretical Bookkeeping Practical Bookkeeping Shorthand Shorthand
Rapid Calculation Rapid Calculation Typewriting Typewrlting
Penmanship Penmanship Penmanship Penmanship
Business Forms Offlce Practice Rapid Calculation Rapid Calculation
English English Commercial Geography Commercial Law
Algebra Algebra or fHlstory English English
Physical Geography. and Agricultural Elective. Elective
Detail of Branches
The object of the Theoretical Book-keeping Department is to present to the student a thorough
explanation and illustration of the fundamental principles of bookkeeping. The instruction is indi-
vidual in method and illustrative in character. The student is carefully drilled in the fundamental
and scientific principles of double entry book-keepingg the forms of all classes of commercial paper,
as notes, drafts, checks, bills of exchange, bank drafts and receipts.
After a thorough drill in journalizing, posting, making out statements, trial balances, and the
methods of closing the different kinds of ledger accounts, including constant blackboard illustra-
tions, the student is passed to more advanced work.
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COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT--Stenographic Section
There is only one way to learn book-keeping and business work, and that is through experience.
Such experience is furnished in the Actual Business Department, where business principles are
taught by requiring each student to put them into actual use.
Furthermore, the student is required to make out all papers and go through all forms neces-
sary to complete the work.
' COMMERCIAL LAW.
While some schools devote very little attention to this subject, here it is considered one of
the important branches. Only those topics are taken up, however, which are of interest and use to
those in business life. Some of the subjects treated are contracts, negotiable papers, agency, part-
nership, corporations, liens, interest and usury, law of partial payments, bankruptcy, wills, mort-
gages, deeds, conveyances of real estate, et ceterag the aim being not to make lawyers, but to teach
the essentials of the law so as to enable one to fully protect himself or employer.
RAPID CALCULATION. '
It is a well known fact that boys and girls just entering high school do not possess an adequate
knowledge of arithmetic sufficient to carry on business transactions. For this reason it has been
deemed advisable to introduce into the regular commercial curriculum a course in Rapid Calcula-
tion. In this work the student receives a thorough drill in all of the fundamental arithmetical
operations involved in business.
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Every merchant or tradesman in search of a bookkeeper, stenographer or clerk asks for a
specimen of the applicant's handwriting. Very often the applicant fails because he cannot write
a good, legible hand with speed and accuracy. The person who writes well secures the position in
preference to all others.
Skill in penmanship depends not so much on correctness of letters as the movement with which
they are written. Unless the movement be free, bold and untiring, penmanship loses its beauty and
value. In this department care is taken to develop skill in a free, easy and rapid movement, giv-
ing zest and pleasure to an otherwise laborious task.
In his instruction the head of this department aims to combine theory and practice, but the
student is made to understand that the art is acquired through practice.
STENOGRAPI I IC DEPARTMENT.
The Stenographic Department has one of the most complete and thoroughly practical courses
to be found in any school.
It seems that many commercial schools are striving to see how short and easy they can make
the course. The ability to write 100 words a minute in shorthand and operate a typewriter is not
all that is required. In order to secure the best positions and command the highest salaries, one
should have a thorough knowledge of the commercial branches listed in the outline and spend
considerable time on the regular academic work offered.
The complete Commercial course, leading to graduation, requires four year's work.
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Programme of Mt. Pleasant Township High School, 1914-1915
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MP.. EICHER Miss BYERS MR. RUMBAUGH
9:15- 9 Omce .............
9:55-10 Rooms 3-8 ......
10:35-11 Outline ...........
11:15-12 Englne Room. . . .
1 :00- 1 Physics IV .......
1:40- 2 Rooms 3-8... ..
2:20- 3 Outline ..... .. .
3:00- 3 Inspection. .. . . .
9:00- 9 . ......... . . .
9:I5- 9 Ofllce ....... . . .
9:55-10 Inspection .... . .
I0'35 11 Outline ,..........
11:15 12 Engine Room .....
1.00 1 Physics IV ......
1:40 2 Inspection. . . . .
2.20 3 Inspection. .. .. .
3.00 3 Outline ..... . . .
9.00 9 ........... . .
9.15 9 Inspection. .. . . .
9-55 10 Laboratory .......
10:35 11 Inspection ........
11-15 12 Outline ...........
1-00 1 fPhysIcs Lab. IVI
1.40 2 CPhyslcs Lab. IV?
2:20 3 Laboratory .......
3:00- 3 Ofllce ............
9.00 9 . ........... . .
9-15 9 Offlce ....... . .
9-55 10 Inspection... ...
10:35 11 Outline ...... . . .
11:15 12 Inspection ..... . . .
1:00 1 Physics IV .......
1.40 2 Rooms 3-8. .. .-
2-20 3 Outline ...........
3-00 3 Inspection ........
9:00 9 Chapel I-ll-III-IV-4
9:15 9: .................
9:55-10 Omce ............
10:35 11 Outline. ........ ..
11-15 12 Inspection . ..... . .
1:00 1 Physics IV ..... . .
1:40 2- Miscellaneous .....
2.20 3 Outllne .... . .... . .
3:00 3 Inspection ........
Latin II. . .
Latin I ....
German I .
Latin ll. . .
Latin I ....
German I .
Latin II . . .
Latin I ....
German I .
Latin II. . .
Latin I ....
German III. . 5
German I .
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Latin I . . . .
German I .
Algebra I-A ......
Algebra II. ..
Study Hall .........
Geometry III ......
Algebra I-IJ .......
Study Hall .........
Algebra I-A .......
Algebra II. .. ....
Study Hall .........
Geometry Ill ......
Algebra, I-B .......
Opening Exercises. .
Study Hall .........
Algebra I-A .......
Algebra II ........
Study Hall .........
Geometry Ill ......
Algebra I-B ..... . .
Algebra 1-.x .......
g -y IV..
Algebra ll ........
Study Hall. .
Geometry III .....
Algebra I-B. .... ..
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Trigonometry IV. .
Algebra II ........
Study Hall .........
Geometry III ......
Algebra. I-B. .. ..
Opening Exercises. .
English IV .........
English IV ........
English 111 .... ..
English II ..... ...
English I-I3 ........
Study Hall ........
Opening Exercises. .
Engllsll I-A ........
English 1V .........
English III .... ..
English II ..... . . .
English I-II ........
Study Hall ........
Opening Exercises. .
English I-A ........
English IV .......
Stud Hall ........
Erlglysh III' ........
English II ..... . . .
English I-B .... . ..
Study Hall ...... . .
Opening Exercises. .
English I-A ........
English IV .........
Study Hall . .. ...
Study Hall . .. ..
Englsh IIl.... ..
English II. . . ...
English I-B. . . . ...
Study Hall ... ..
English IV... .
Study Hall ... ..
Englsh III.... ..
English II ..... ..
English I-I3 .... . . .
Study Hall .... . .
Chemistry III .....
study Hall ......... I
Agriculture II .....
History I-A. ...... .
History I-B .......
Study Hall ........
Const. History IV. .
Chemistry III .....
Study Hall .........
Agriculture II .....
History T-A .......
History I-I3 . . .
Study Hull ....
Opening Exercises. .
chemistry III ..
Study Hall .........
Agriculture ll .....
History I-A .......
History I-I3 .......
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Growth of the High School in Five Years.
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Courses of Study offered .......
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' Valuation-Building and Equipment ........... ....
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1910- '11 1914- '15
. 359,000.00 545,000.00
Rust .vatisfivd will: doing well and leave olhers
to talk of you as they fflvase.-Pyllzagaras.
Graduates of the High School
HIGH SCHOOL MOTTO:
"True worth is in being, not seeming."
Irene O. Lemmon Eva Lemmon
Katherine Haberlen Susan 0. Myers
Lottie Andrews Mabel M. Newell
Eva L. Naylor
Elizabeth B. McPhall
Olive G. Huffman
Emma B. Cunningham 1
Ruth M. Bossart
Lyman N. Lemmon Edna B. Jeffrey Alberta A. Rolla
Thomas Clink Mabel J. Hunter Rachel B. Henschel
Mazle T. Eaton
Paul N. Bossart Frank Welty Lulu E. Peffer
James I. Kalp Rachel C. Strunk Florence M. Tumllty
George F. Lee Olive R. Bitner Blanche I. Holmes
Gertrude M. Brechblll
' William Leon Rinehart
James W. Dryden William Spirko Helen M. Ramsay
Wilmer M. Fisher John Welsh Edythe M.cMurray
Margaret A. Conlln Ruth M. Strunk
Florlnda H. Hawk Florence Welty
James P. Kearns
James William Dryden, Pres. Helen Mar Ramsay, Treas
Margaret Anna Conlin. V. Pres. Edythe Myrtle McMurray
Florence Welty, Sec'y. Florlnda Hannah Hawk
William Keck Adams
Tillie Jane McMurray
Maude Overholt Snyder
Mae Agnes Kearns
Bridget Alice Kearns
Martha Elizabeth Hontz
Luella Mae Springer
James Edgar Hunter, Pres.
James Wade Lemmon, V. Pres.
Ethel Elizabeth Grlgor, Sec'y.
Mary Gertrude Jeffrey, Treas.
Frank Francis Burian
Ronald Alymer Smith
Robert Russel Eaton
McKinley Reed Kuhns
Bag: Ninrtg Bram
Bugs Ninztg Eight
tluss Nlotto- Pei Dillicultates Ad Astras'
Fourth Annual Commencement I A Class Colors-Retl amlnlllack
. . Class Flower-Red Rose
Muldle Presbyterian Church
Tuesday Evening, April 25, 1911, at 8:00 o'clock
PR4 JGRAMME -
Music, filwfillfllj ............................ Orchestra
Invocation ...... ............. ' Rev. ll. C. llutchison
Music . . ., ..................... ' ............ Orchestra
Essay, "The Value of lliglier Education" Rachel Strunk
Oration, "The Age of Electricity" ....... Paul Bossart
Essay, "Ar Belief in Supernatural Beings"
Oration "Our Brothers, The Innnigrants". .G001'g'C lice
. . . . . . . . .liulu Pelifcr
. ..... Orchestra
.J aines Kalp
. . . .Blanche I-lolnies
. .Gertrucle Brcchbill
. . . . . .Frank 'Welty
. . . .Olive Bitner
. .Dix A. E. Fletcher
Essay, "Beauties of Nature" . . . .
Music ..... . . .... . ...... . .......
Oration, "The Avenues of Life" . . . . . . . .
Essay, "Books, and Their Origin"
Class History ...................
Oraltion, "Our National Game" .
Class Prophesy ...............
Address, "A, Few of Life's Assets"
. , . DR. ALFRED E. FLETCHER
Presentation of Diplomas Speaker,
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Fifth Annual Commencement
At Presbyterian Middle Church
Friday Evening, May 17, 1912, at 7:45 o'clock
Music, March . . . ......................... Orchestra
Invocation .... .... R ev. l-l. C. Hutchison
Music ............... . ............ Orchestra
Salutatory ........ 1 ........ . ........... Colonel Hubbs
Essay, "The Art of Expression" ...... Florence Welty
Oration, "Astronomical Points Worth Knowing"
Essay, "The Inliuencc of Character" ..Ruth M. Strunk
Vocal Solo, "A Dream" ............ Edythe McMurray
Oration, "Fortification of the Panama Canal"
Music .................. , ................. Orchestra
Essay, "Making Better" . .... Margaret A. Conlin
Valcdictory ............ .... X Vihner M. Fisher
Music ............... ......... C lrchestra
Address . . . . . . .......... Rev. H. S. Piper
Music ......................,............. Orchestra
Presentation of Diplomas
Music . . . ............................. Orchestra
Class Motto: Excelsior
Class Flouierz Red Rose
Clue-zz-s Colors: Crimson and Slate
REV. H. S. PIPER.
Speaker--1912 and 1913.
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First Class under New Course of Study
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Annual Commencement Class UolorsL1NVest PoiI:t,Gri1y'aml Black
First Commencement under new Course of Study
NEW Hman Scnooii AUDITORIUM
Friday Evening, June 6th, 1913, at 8 o'clock.
Music ..... ............. I Iigh School Orchestra
Invocation ......... . . .Rev. J. Showers, Youngwood
Music ......................... High School Orchestra
Essay--"The Montessori Method of Teaching"
Oration-"The Advancement of Science and Invention"
Music ............ . ............... High School Chorus
Essay-"Radium" ........ . ........... Florinda Hawk
Voca.1 Solo-"Rockin' in De Win' " Edythe McMurray
Report-' ' General Review .............. Helen Ramsay
Reading-Selected .................... Florence Welty'
Music ......................... High School Orchestra
Adll1'6SS-'6H3mIl1Q1' and Tongs" ..... Rev. H. S. Piper
Music ......................... High School Orchestra
Presentation of Diplomas
Flower-Lily of the Valley
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, , , Class Colors--Black and Gold
High School A.llCl1lZOI'll1ll1 Class Flowel.-yellow Rose
Friday Evening, May 22nd, 1914, at 8:15 o'clock.
Music ..... ............. G rand Army Orchestra
Invocation .... . ............ Rev. A.. P. Kelso
Music ........................ Grand Army Orchestra
Oratioii-"Life's Stops in Education". . .Leon Rinehart
Prize Cornposition-Award from University of
Music-"The Spring Comes 7l'ripping',' f'l'rappD
Essay-"The liife of Helen Kcller" ...... Ethel Grigor
Vocal Solo-"Yesterday and Today" CSprossj
. , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Miss Elizabeth J. Martin
Supervisor of Music
Address-"You and Yours" Dr. Chas. L. E. Cartwright
Music . . . .................. -. .Grand Army Orchestra
Presentation ol' Diplomas
Music ................. Grand Army Orchestra
DR. CHAS. L.' E. CARTVVRIGHT
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Stuclent Register-Senior Class, 1915
Class Colors-'Blue und XVhite
Class Flower-White Rose
Class Motto-"Add to your Faith, Virtue
und to your Virtue, Knowledge"
J. BRYSON MAILSTEIJLER-PT6Sld6Dt. ZELLA CASEY-Secretary.
FRANK LEE--Vice President. 1 -WADE Mnniis-Treasurer.
Ethel Baker Helen Kromer Wilmer Fisher Luther Hawk
Mary Downs Martha Scott Lawrence Bowden Emmons Immel
Gladys Grigor Pauline Sauerwein Albert Grimm Joseph F. Bernad
Mae Kearns Bridget Kearns Jean Ramsay Luella Springer
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Class Colors-Brown and XVhite
Class Flower-XVhite Carnation
Class Motto-"No Victory without Labor"
ELI lfALP-Pl'QSlKlGl'1ll. EDNA GRIFFIN-Secreta1'y.
SAMUEL FISHER-Vice President. LENA HEINZMAN-TI'GHSllI'LxF.
Agnes J effrey
Margaret J eiyfrey
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Class Colors-Maroon and Silver
Class Flower-Lily of the Valley
Class Motto-"Always Faithful" fSemper Fidelisj
THEODORE BIYERS-PI'6SldC11t. RUTH FISHER-Secretary.
ORIN SUMMY-Vice President. MARGARET TRAUGER-Treasurer.
Elizabeth Downs Kathryn Tulnilty
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Class Colors-Dark Blue and Gold
Class Flower-White Rose
Class Motto-"Leave not at Wreath Unfinished"
KENNETH BAKER-President. Brass JEFFREY-Secretary.
WILLIAM HORNE-Vice President. J osEPH1NE FAUsoLD-Treasurer.
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Winners of twine Pennant
Open to High Schools of
CONDUCTED BY THE
65 General. Alumni ,
University of Pittsburgh
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Content opened December 30, 1913.
Contest cloned January 20, 1914.
Results reported February 14, 1914.
ar gran! d M rch 15, 1914.
WILLIAM LEON RINEHART Pxsentntion arf Pe:-:nnnh to winners March MARTHA BRECHBILL
4 Senior '14. 25, 1914, Senior '14.
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,ga XERUISE gives to the body the saine ef'l'ect that study gives to the lnind. It develops it
and prepares it for useful and efficient service. Good health plays an important part
bfgfsm., in success. Sound thoughts and sound bodies are correlative. Some attention has
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M' on" been given to Foot Ball and Base Ball activities, hut beginning with the year 1914-
1915, considerable attention will be given to the physical development of the students.
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Both boys and girls will re eive, under special instruction, exercise and drill lll the new gym-
nasium. "Every student 'ill be encouraged to enter some sort of athletic sport.. The school
ainis to have many students engage in the sport rather than to have a few athletic stars merely to
win games." A student may not be permitted to participate in any public contest if, in the judg-
ment of the faculty, his studies are being neglected.
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A FORENVO RD.
The study of Expression and Dramatic Art rightly pursued a11d intelligently guided tends
directly toward self-knowledge, enabling the student to co1'relate his own experience and his own
thought to the universal life of humanity.
Into whatever field of activity a boy or girl may be called, he should be able to embody his ideas
--to bring them into eltective demonstration.
This school aims to cultivate in the student a facility and forcefulness in presenting l1is own
thought to others.
The teaching of Ural English iq. v.J is to free the student 's voice from false habits of speech
and manner, from self-consciousness, from inertness and from fear, so that his expressive agents
may become obedient to mental activities.
Furtliermore, to waken the student to a consciousness of his own spiritual possession, to a
realization of his heretofore dormant activities, and.to stimulate tl1e natural unfoldment of the
mind, he is given special instruction in Dramatic Art.
The staging of plays is now so universally demanded in high schools, colleges, and universities,
that training in dramatic art is considered a very important part of the school curriculum.
The following pages will give you some idea of the work that is being done in this department.
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Friday Evening, March 7, 1913
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3 u A . Music ....... ..
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4 4' W kg.-M f f. rf Music . . . .
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N 4 9- Y 4 Music . . . .
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H -lr'-1 - .l f .f' Solo ..
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1, Music ..... .
1",,W xx Address . .
5'-'Mil if-g. 'S Music . . . .
. . . . . . . . .lligh School Orchestra
. . . . . . . . . . H uBert C. Eicher
. . . . . . . . . .High School Chorus
. . . .Helen Kremer, Second Year
. . . . . . .Higl1 School Orchestra
. . . . . .Zella Casey, Second Year
. . . . . . . . . . . .High School Chorus
. . . . .Robert R. Eaton, Third Year
. . . . .Florence XVelty, Fourth Year
2.Jean Ramsay, First Year
j'.Martha Brechbill, Third Year
Emlythe M. McMurray, Fourtl1 Year
. . . . . . . . . . .Higll School Orchestra
............Prof'. Robert C. Shaw
.. . . . . . . . . .High School Chorus
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A College lomedy in Three Acts
PIGSEIICEKI by the Students of the
At N1 u I-Ii,1.,h School Auditorium
MAX 10, 1013 7:45 O'Clock
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John Worden, The Freshman .................
LAST OF CHARACTERS
Horace, The Old Colored Janitor, Ralph Kromer, 1st yr.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..l'. Bryson Marsteller, 2d yr. Mary Locke, Daughter of Professor Locke, , , , , , ,
Sophommes of Lakeville University .................. Florence Welty 4th yr
"Picadilly" Jerome ....... Samuel Fisher, lst yr. . , ",' ' ' ' '
,,BugS,, Stevens n I . I I I 1 l . . .Joseph Bemad, 2d yr. Judith Blalr, 'lhe President s Daughter ..........
"Tiny" McGrath ............ Wade Marks, 2d yr.
"Owl" Griggs, fThe College Grindj ...... H. C. Eicher
Prof. Locke, Professor of Mathematics Sc Astronomy
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....................Edytl1e McMurray, 4th yr.
Miss Porter, "The College Widow" ...... Nelle Byers
Violet, Daughter of the Boarding House Mistress
Lena Helnzman, 1st yr.
L. F. Rumbaugh
Music by High School Orchestra.
Solo by Miss Zella Casey, 2d yr.
Special Stage Drop by Andrew Brosnach, a prospective
high school student. .
John Worden 's father, a millionaire, is determined his son shall go through college like a poor
man's son. When Worden arrives at Lakeville University some of the sophomores, who are en-
gaged in hazing Freshmen upon their arrival, make him mend a brick pavement. Mary Locke,
daughter of Prof. Locke, sees him at work, guesses he is a student, and in merry sport hires him to
repair a wall at her father's house. While at the Locke residence Worden finds the posters which
the sophomores intend putting up that night. He is about to leave with them when the sopho-
mores, learning that he has the posters, regain the prized package and lock Worden, up in the
astronomy, lecture room. With the assistance rendered by his new friend Mary, heescapes long
enough to warn tl1e freshmen of the intention of the sophomores. The play concludes with the
engagement of Mary to the millionaire Freshman, John Worden,
ACT I. Campus of Lakeville University. John Worden arrives at the University. The
sophomores compel Worden to lay bricks. A rumor that there is a millionaire in the freshman
class. Mary engages IVorden to repair a wall at her home. Interesting conversation between
sophomores and the freshman.
ACT II. Professor Locke's Garden. Mary declares she will have nothing to do with the
millionaire freshman. Mary and Worden become better acquainted. Worden finds the posters
but soon loses them. He is locked up by the sophomores.
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ACT III. Astronomy Lecture Room. lVor4lcn is guarded by the sophomores With the hclp
of Mary, he escapes and warns the freshmen of the Poster Rush. Singing and cheels ale healal
on the campus. The sophomores return from the campus having' gotten the xx O1 st of the class
fight. "Let's give the freshnien a yell."
The common bricklayer iclentifiecl as the millionaire.
Mary and John
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High School Auditorium
FRIDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 5, 1913
Arranged and Presented by Elizabeth J. Martin, Supervisor ot' Music.
Music ................ High School Orchestra Stunt-"The Waffle Man" . ...... Ten Girls
Music-'fEbb and Flow" High School Chorus S010--"Stay in Your Own Backyard" .....
S010-"MY DOWN ---- Zena Casey, 3d Year ................. Helen Kremer, 3d Year
Recitation ....... Lena Heinzman, 2d Year
Musical Setting by Paul Bliss
Solo-"A Song of Thanksgiving" .........
-H ,,, Q- Helen Kromer, 3rd Year
Duet Why? 5 ...Zella Casey, 3d Year
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Music ................ High School Orchestra Scflo-TBOM iS0H2f" ""' ' ' 'Miss Martin
Music-"Violet Lady" ......... Girls Chorus MUSIC-' Clang of the Forge ..............
Violin Solo,-cfrlwlloravr '."............... .................... H igh School Chorus
, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,Leon T':,ill0l1211't, 4th Year Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Higll SCllO0l OI'Cll9Si3I'a
HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA
Leon RINEHART, Director, Violin VVILLIAM MCMURRAX', Cornet
MARTHA BRECHBILL, Piano Josnrrr BERNAD, Drums
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ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL PLAY
OOHER llfilliill END0 THE ENEMY99
A Civil War Drama in Four Acts Presented by the Senior Class at High School Auditorium
MARCH 6, 1914 8:00 CVCLOCK
Capt. Jack Fernbrook, A Northern Oliicer ....
Frank Fleming, The Villian . .William Adams
Colonel James Burton, A Southern Oliicer ....
. ......................... Edgar Hunter
Lieutenant Berkeley Burton, A Southern
Ofhcer and a Son of Colonel Burton ......
Mrs. Burton, Wife of Colonel Burton ........
Special Solo .......... Miss Elizabeth Martin
Pianist .................. Miss Janet Martin
Properties furnished by VVaas 85 Son,
Diana Burton, Daughter of the Colonel .... ..
..... Mary Jelirey
Zebediah Jenks, An Old Northern Farmer ....
.. . 'Wade Lemmon
Addie Jenks, Zebediah's Daughter ..........
Lige, A Negro Servant ........ Leon Rinehart
Aunt Chloe, Lige's Better Half .............
The Sergeant, A Southern Soldier ..........
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CAST-HHER FRIEND, THE ENEMY
Diana Burton loves Jack Fernbrook, a West Pointer. The breaking out of the Civil VVar
separates tl1em. Four years later Fernbrook, escaping from Libby Prison, meets Diana, in her
Southern home, wl1o at great risk to herself, helps him to reach tl1e Union lines. Their love is
rekindled. Colonel Burton wishes Diana. to marry Frank Fleming, the villain. He threatens to
kill Diana and l1er Cousin Addie. Fernbrook saves their lives. Fleming is shot, the war ends
and a happy reunion follows.
ACT I-Zebediah's farm in tl1e Berkshire the Old Love."J
Hills of Massachusetts. f"Fort Sumter Has ACT III-The same, April 2. f"Sergeant,
Fallen!"J There Lies Your Man!"J
ACT II-Parlor of Colonel Burton's home in ACT IV-The same, April 3. t"Tl1e Fate of
Richmond, April 1, 1865. f"The Return of a Traitor."J
There is a lapse of four years between Acts I and II. The action of Acts II, III and IV
occurs on the day of the entrance of tl1e Union Army into Richmond and the two days preceding.
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A RASTUS and PATRIC-Comedy Sketch
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AUDITORIUM . . 1914
M ENU PRC JG RAM
Directors' Bearings-Ball and
Two Flops and a Spread
Tokio Dope A Tokio Dop
Mint C12 H22 O11
Tom 'Thumb's Stein
Music . . .......... Orchestra.
Music ............. Orchestra.
Welcome, J. Bryson Marsteller
Music ............. Orchestra
SKETCH-Comedy, "The Irish-
man and the Coon"
Luther Hawk and Jos. Barnad
Music ............. Orchestra
Toast . . .... Seniors
Response . . . . . Directors
Music .... . . Orchestra
Piano Solo . ..
Class Hislory .
Vocal Solo . .
Violin Solo . . .
Oration . .
Vocal Solo . . .
FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 15, 1914 119345.
Time :-Twenty years after graduation.
. . . . MOSES SIMMS
RECEPTION OF GUESTS
. . . . . . . . .MRs. MAE IQEARNS BURIAN
. . . . .M11s. TILLIE MCIIKIURRAX' EATON
. . . .THE REV. WADE LEMMON, D. D.
. . . . . . . . . . .PRO1-'. LEON RINEHAIXT
. . . . . IVIADAMOISELLE SPRINGER
. . . .REAR ADMIRAL FRANIi BUEIAN
.. ........... DE. ROBERT EATON
. . . . . . . .SIR IWCIQINLEY KUHNS
x .... .. .... AXVIATOR XVILLIAM ADAMS
' ' ' 1 . . . . . . .'.Mns. MARX' JEFFREY ADAMS
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Host, ................................. LION. EIJCRAR HUNTER
Hostess ......... . ..................... ...... A IRS. LIAUDE SNYDER HZUNTER
Soloists, with un opera troupe in Europe ..... . .. l1aIg'SF,i,I3:35B?fgKFURRAY EATON
German Professor of Music ............. .......... P Ror. LEON RINEHART
A maid of MATURE age . . . ........ MADAMoIsELLE SPRINGER
Officer in U. S. Navy ......... ..... R 'EAR AXDMIRAL FRANK BURIfXN
YVife of tl1e Rear Jxtllllllil-l .... ...... M Rs. MAE IQEARNS BURIAN
A Popular Suffragette .... ........ . .......... L ADY BRECHBILL
Red Cross Nurses ...... ..... T IIE BIISSES IIONTZ AND IQEARNS
lVor1d Famous Artist ................... .. ........ SIR BICIQINLEY IQUHNS
Studio Assistant ...... . ................... . ........... ICATHERINE IQEARNEY
Rector of 5th Ave. Cathedral, Sun Francisco ........ TIWIE REV. VVADE LEMMoN, D. D.
VVife of the Rector ..................... ............. 1V IRs. ETIIEI. GRIGOR LEMMON
"The Wizard of Menlo Park", CA Buchelo 1' Scientistj ........... LORD R. A. SMITH
Aeronauts, On a trip to the Moon in their Aeroplane, for some time students of
Aerodonetics abroad .AVIATOR WILLIAM ADAMS, MRS. MARX' JEFFREY ADAMS
Colored Butler, fMoses Simmsj at the homw of Hon. and Mrs. l-l unter, JOSEPH BERNAD
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Gymnasium pcuing Mt. Plcasautlwp. Hi h8chool
Thursday Evening, October 29, 1914-
7 :30 O'clock
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CAST-HFEAST OF THE RED CORN
The Feast oil the Reel Quinn
An American-Indian Operetta by Paul Bliss.
Presented by the Students Under the Direction of Miss Elizabeth J. Martin, Supervisor oi' Music.
HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
Tuunsimv Axim FRIDAY EVENINGS, Novmuufzn 19 and 20, 1014, AT 8.00 O,Cl.iDl'lC
Weeda Wauta, Queen ot' Wanta Tribe, .Margaret Laird Pudgee ............. . . Margaret Jeffrey
Impee Light, her younger sister .......... Jane Smith Wudgee ...... ....... . .. Estella Solomon
Children of Queen: Old Squaw, Sorceress .. ..... Zella Casey
Fudgee ............................ Agnes Jeffrey Warrior ............ .. Lena Thomas
Spirits of Happiness and Joy
b Margaret Trauger
Spirits of Sorrow and XVOO
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PHINCIPALS IN CAST-HFEAST OF THE RED CORN
Wllqllfue Feast oil the Red Qornw
ACT I. ACT II.
Overture ........... . ......... Instrumental "The Tale of the Three Little Bears" .... ..
Opening Chorus, "Dead Leaves Amid the """""""" Impee Light and Chorus
Corn" .......... . .............. Chorus "Canoe Song" ........... Queen and Chorus
"Somebody's Been Up to Something" ....... Entrance of Old Squaw ........ Instrumental
.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Old Squaw and Chorus ffseug gf S01-rewvf UH, ,,,,01d Squaw
"She is a Regular Indian" ........... Chorus "Song gf Sen-ewvf , , ,,,,,,, Chorus
"Burn Her at the Stake" ---.-.----- Cl10I'11S Funeral March ................ Instrumental
"O Star of tl1e Farthest North" ....... Queen ffWe,e There Ever Anybedyqv ,.,..,, Che!-ue
"What Did IIUP90 Light DO?" ------------- "Somebody's Been Up to Something" .... ..
. . . . . . . . . . . .Fudgee, Pudgee and Wudgee .Fudgee, Pudgee and Wudgee and Chorus
"I've Inherited a Most Peculiar Failing" . . . "Incantation" ....... Old Squaw and Chorus
Imvee Light Finale:"O LittleRed Ear"
"Sleep Song" ..... Queen and Chorus ......... . ........ Principals and Chorus
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CAST-"CUPID AT VASSAR
OOQUPHD PUT VZ-XXSSZISSROQ
A College Comedy in Four Acts, Presented by the Junior Class at the Auditorium
Friday Evening, December 11th, 1914, at 8:15 o'clock.
John Willett, a young architect ..... Eli Kalp STUDENTS AT V
Amos North, of North 85 Son, Bankers ........
Shiny, the darky servant ...... Ralph Kromer
Hank Gubbin, the "hired man" James Dillon
Mrs. Carroll, of Great Falls, N. Y. Edna Griffin
Kate, her daughter .............. Jane Smith
Patty Snow . . . . . .
Helen Co11way .... .
Bertha Manley ....
'Sally Webb .................
Matty Hart .... . . .
Alice Worth . . . . . . .
.Margaret J eifrey
. . . .Agnes Jeffrey
. . . . .Helen Grigor
NVanda, Kate's half sister . .. . .Lena Heinzman Ruth Ellsworth .... ..... R nth Hunter
Miss Page, matron of the dormitory ......... May Anderson . . . ..... Eulalia Shultz
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sadie Lemmon Julia Cochran . . . . . . .Margaret Treager
Miss Elizabeth Martin, Super. of Music, Piano. William McMurray, Cornet.
Leon Rinehart, Class '14, Violin. Joseph Barnad, Class '15, Drums.
Properties Furnished by Waas 85 Son,
Theatrical Customers, Philadelphia.
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SHINY and HANK in "Cupid at Vassar
Kate Newton is about to enter upon her Senior year at Vassar College, while Wanda Carroll,
her half-sister, expects to become a Freshman. Kate is admired by botl1 John Willett and Amos
North. Wanda is in love with John VVillett. John is suddenly called to New York and is unable
to fulfill his social engagement with Kate. Ile leaves a note of explanation which Wanda destroys.
While at college Wanda receives Kate 's mail and destroys all letters from John. In the mean-
time Amos North, who is a broker, tries to rob Kate 's mother of her wealth. John Willett comes
to her aid, much to the disgust of' Amos, and finally wins Kate.
ACT I.-Scene, Sitting Room in .Kate's Home ACT III.-Same as Act I. fChristmas Vaca-
in Vermont. fA.t the Old I-Ioniej. tion Timej.
ACT II.-Scene, Kate 's Room in a Senior ACT IV.-Scene, College Campus at Vassar.
Double. fAt Vassarj. CGracluation Dayj.
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Solls ...... . . .
Farm Arithmetic.. . .
Farm Crops .........
Vegetable Gardening. .
Plane Geometry ....
Solid Geometry. . .
Trigonometry. . .
Mediaeval and Modern..
English ..... ..........
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High School Text Books
. . . .Brownlee 8: Others. . .
....Goff 8: Mayne.....
....I-Iunt 85 Burkett...
....Cheney 8: Wentling...
.. .... Burkett 85 Swartzel....
. . .... Wilson 8: Warburton. . .
. ..... Watts ............. .
. . .Wentworth's New School.
. . .Wentworth-Smith Revised
. . .VVellB .............. . . .
.. ...Myers ........
. . .Montgomery ....... . . .
' . . Q.Schwlnn Sc Stevenson. . .
lAdams 8: Trent .......
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Allyn 62 Bacon.
Ginn Sc Co.
American Book Co
Orange Judd Co.
The MacMillan Co.
The MacMillan Co.
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Orange Judd Co.
Webb Pub. Co.
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Ginn 8: Co.
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Ginn 8: Co.
. . Wentworth-Smith Revised .... . . .
.. .... D. C. Heath S.: Co.
Ginn 8: Co.
Ginn 8: Co.
Ginn 8: Co.
Allyn 8: Bacon.
J. B, Lippincott.
HIGH SCHOOL TEXT BOOKS-Continued.
Latln, Flrst Year ....
German, Elements... .
Composition. . .
Im Vaterland ............ . . .
Additional Reading. ..... .
English, Review of Grammar ......
Composition 85 Rhetoric. . .
Literature . ............. .
Literature. Outline ....
Mechanical Drawing. . .
Commercial Law .......
Commercial Geography ....
Rapid Calculation ......
Collar Kc Daniell. . .
. . .Walker ...... . . .
Bennett. . .
.Bennett. . .
Bacon . . .
Modern Illustrative .
Corona Song Book. . .
. . . .Allyn
Foresman Sz Co.
Heath 8: Co.
Heath dk Co.
Ginn 8: Co.
Hinds, Noble k Eldridge.
Heath 62 Co.
American Book Co.
American Book Co.
American Book Co.
American Book Co.
Gregg Publishing Co.
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Lvan power 'ihaelf hath not one-half the
might of genllenesx.-Leigh lfuni.
eac ers of Mt. Pleasant Towns ip
Hullert C. Eicher, Scottdale, High School Prin-
cipal QYearj ........................ 81,500.00
John H. Elliott, Mt. Pleasant, Supervising
Principal tYearj .,.................. 1 ,000.00
Nelle L. Byers, Mt. Pleasant, High School Asst.
Principal .......... . ................. 100.00
W. Steele Barnhart, Greensburg, High School
fAgriculturey ....................... 100.00
Lloyd F. Rumbaugh, Mt. Pleasant, High School 90.00
Ada Hissem, Mt. Pleasant, High School ..... 75.00
P. 0. Peterson, Scottdale, High School 1Com-
merclalj .............. . ............. 70.00
George Haherlen, Latrobe, R. D. 3, High School 05.00
Elizabeth Martin, Greensburg, High School
1Musicj ............................ 35.00
Rachel B. Henschel, Mammoth, Bain-s ....... 55.00
William K. Adams. Mt. Pleasant, Bear Rocks . 45.00
Nelle G. Stephens, Mt. Pleasant, Bridgeport
N0. 1 .............................. 55.00
Charles E. Mullen, Jr., Mt. Pleasant, Bridge-
port No. 2 .......................... 45.00
Jessie Hofelt, Greensburg, Brinkertou, No. I. . 58.00
Loula Lautfer, Greensburg, Brlnkerton, Nu. 2 45.00
Ora A. Dell, Acme, Byerlys ................ 55.00
Edith C. Fulmer, Greensburg, Byers . 00.00
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llulu E. Petfer, Mammoth, Calumet No. 1 ....
Margaret Conlln, Mammoth, Calumet No. 2..
Edna B. Lemmon, Mt. Pleasant, Carpenters
No. 1 ............................ ..
Olive G. Huffman, Mt. Pleasant, Carpenters
No. 2 ..............................
Anna L. Fitzgerald, Mt. Pleasant, Fairview ..
Ida M. XVeaver, Latrobe R. D. 1, Fishers. . .
J. Wade Lemmon, Mt. Pleasant, Griffiths .....
Elizabeth McPhail, Southwest, Hecla No. 1. . .
Katharine Enlow, Youngwood, Hecla No. 2. . .
Nelle Sauerwein, Southwest, Hecla No. 3 ....
Eva Il. Naylor, Southwest, Hecla No. 4 .......
I-Iulda F. Rumbaugh, Mt. Pleasant, Hecla No. 5
C. O. Christner, Mt. Pleasant, Hecla No. 0 ....
Lulu E. Brinker, Mt. Pleasant, Hillside ....
Edith Wilkinson, Mt. Pleasant, Hursts ......
Alberta Rolla, Mt. Pleasant, .lacks ..........
Hazel Cunningham, Mt. Pleasant, Jacobs Creek
Emma Il. Cunningham, Mt. Pleasant, Kecks-
Cllll'ord A. Sheppard, Mt. Pleasant, Laurel Run
Jessie Dunn, Donegal, ldemmons ............
Anna M. Nicely. Ligonier, Mammoth No. 1. ..
McKinley Kuhns, Trauger, Mammoth No. 2..
Luella E. Lemmon, Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Joy. . . .
Florence Tumllty, United, Overlys ..........
Nelle Ramsey, Mt. Pleasant, Oak Grove No. 1
Ivy Holdsworth, Mt. Pleasant, Oak Grove No. 2
Grace E. Brown, Acme, Plank Road No. 1 ....
Susan Detwiler, Donegal, Plank Road No. 2. .
Elizabeth Schick, Latrobe R. D. 1, Pores ....
Mary G. Jeffrey, Trauger, Ridgeview No. 1 ....
Gladys McMillan, Blairsville, Ridgeview No. 2
William L. Frye, Mammoth, Ridgeview No. 3
Percy C. I-Iurtzell, Latrobe R. D. 3, R0adman's
TEACHERS OF MT. PLEASANT TCJWNSHIP-Continued.
Ylda Shumar, Mt. Pleasant, Spring Garden
No. 1 .... ..........................
Lillian lvlsslnger, Mt. Pleasant, Spring Gar-
den No. 2
45.00 Edna B. Jetlrey, Trauger, Traupger No. 1 .... .
60.00 Sara L. Peebles, Pleasant Unity, Traugxel' No. 2
55.00 Maud Hugns, Latrobe, R. D. 1, Traugxer No. 3
55.00 George F. Lee, Latrobe, R. D. 1, Trauger No. 4
55.00 Florence XYelt.y, Mammoth. Udell ..........
55.00 Rachel Stoner, Mt. Pleasant, United No. 1. . .
55.00 Katharine Kearns, Calumet, United No. 2 ..
45.00 Ethel Grigor, Trauger, United No. 3 ........
45.00 Louis Fitzgerald, Mt. Pleasant, United No. 4. .
55.00 Geo. M. Treager, Jr., Mammoth, United No. 5
60.00 Ola M. Anderson. Mt. Pleasant, Welty No. 1. .
55.00 Katherine Haberlen, Latrobe, R. D. 3, Welty
No. 2 ..............................
55.00 P. 0. Peterson, Scottdale, Penmanship ......
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But as it mends the life, and guides the heart.
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JOHN H. ELLIOTT.
A Note on the Grade Schools
At the time of the erection of the first High
School building in the township, ten years ago,
there were 1600 boys and girls in the township
within high school age. The numbers have in-
creased until at the present time there are more
than 2300 children in the grade schools.
The number of pupils in the various grades
is as follows:
First Grade ..
Third Grade .
Fifth Grade .
Sixth Grade .
.. .... 568
.. .... 372
. .... 225
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A MODERN GRADE BUILDING-UNITED SCHOOL
Building Nearing Completion.
In 1904 a class of 9 boys and girls was graduated from this department. Interest and enthu-
siasm grew steadily, new work was added from time to time until, as a result, in 1914 a class of 54
boys and girls was awarded diplomas. The graduation of so large a class, as compared with the
class of 1904, gives some idea of the rapid growth of the schools.
The following recent advanced steps in education in our district have aided materially in
keeping the boys and girls in school until the work of the grades is completed, namely-modern
buildings, improved heating, Ventilating, and lighting systems, better grading of schools, well
trained teachers, higher salaries, closer supervision, special teacher of Penmanship, longer school
term, and the splendid opportunities now offered to those who desire High School training. All
of these have led tl1e pupils to look upon their school work with pleasure and to consider their
going to school an opportunity and advantage and not tl1e task of fulfilling the School Law. The
manifested enthusiasm on -the part of the patrons in general speaks well for our grade schools.
The cut shows a modern type of grade school building. It is the most completely equipped
school in the district. The building and equipment comprises: four class rooms, an office, library,
and two finished rooms in the basement, all of which are lighted with electricity and heated by the
new vacuum vaper type of heating plant. The most scientific principles of heating, Ventilating,
and lighting are carried out. Approximate cost, 9511,000.00.
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to ask the continuance of the citizen patronage to them.
CHAIRMAN of the
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Our meats are all home dressed We carry a full I f f
Butter, Butlerine, Eggs and Cheese
I8 Different Brands of Coffee
212 Main Street,
MOUNT PLEASANT, PA.
Wie School of Economy
29922 because in our merchandise is put the very best quality material obtainable at
because the manufacturers of our goods use the best and the highest skill money
my because you will find here a selection big enough to please anybody and everybody.
g finally, because you get so much more for your money in style, service and satisfaction.
MT. PLEASANT Two Big Stores CONNELLSVILLE
OLD ITG 'S GPU? G Ii 'SE
Mount Dlcosoui, Ibcliusglvolxio
Southvvesterh State Normal School
State Training School for Teachers
l"EATURES:-Strong Practice School, Kindergzutcn, Athletics, Gymnasium, Splendid School Spirit. Great Demand
fbi' Our Graduates, Reasonable Charges, Excellent Dining Room und Service, Superior Opportunities in Music
Write for Information to W, S. HERTZOG, Principal
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Trauger and United
Chu.Kaufmnu 8 Bros.
Fifteen years of honest dealing. That
means something. The store that has
the right goods at the right price. If you
are in need of anything in the line of
suits, overcoats, shoes, sweaters, hats or
furnishings, this is the place to get them.
A guarantee with everything, also a
positive assurance of the right prices.
Drop in and look over
the good things
lopposite Town Clock,
Main Street Mt. Pleasant
Mount Pleasant's largest
clothing and shoe
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SUCCEEDIN LIFE f X
The world calls for lramecl workers and offers them
ll oy great rewards lf you arm to attain the ln hm! places ln
,, f teaching secure the advantage of a thorough practncal course
f at thus famous school the
The danly life at lndrana rs healthful Sports and Social Recreatxon are
encouraged The development of character and of physrcal strength and
health IS an rmportant factor rn school lrfe
lndrana graduates hundreds of them are successful. S2 00 00 covers all
expenses, excepting books for one school year for those preparing to teach.
The lndrana catalog rs one of the most beautrful books of the lcmd ever
prmted Wnte for a copy Address, the Prmcrpal,
DR. JAMES E. AMENT, Indiana, Pa.
The lncllana Conservatory of Musrc as one of the leadmg schools of the
BOOKLET ON REQUEST
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Fine Cunclies Cigars STOHOIXCI
TOIICT I-lI'llc'IC5 IQLIIJDCI' GOOCIS
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Grocery Department Queensware and Paint Department Shoe Department
use f'The Country Store that's Differentl'
POST OFFICE-SOUTHWEST. PENNA. ESTABLISHED 1889
I I For more than a quarter of a cen-
tury We have lneen serving our patrons I l
at tlze present location. Bcglnnlng
Business on a small scale we lmave. lay
l1onest metlmocls and courteous treat-
ment. increased our Business until to-
clay we lmave one oftl1e largest ancl lzest
equipped country stores fn tlae Stare.
quality our ffrst consular-
atfon. togletl-ner wltlw price anal service.
a close second. lvaclcecl wftl'1tl1elcnow-
l ' ledge which lmas macle our Business a ' '
Dry Goods Department success. we for your patronage- Clothing and Men's Furnishings Dept.
AMERICAN SEATING COMPANY
14 E. Jackson. Corner State Street
CHICAGO. - - - ILLINOIS.
Class Room Desks, Library, Aua'z'torzam and Ofjifke Furmsure
for the Mt. Pleasant T ownshzf Hzlglz School.
Keep the hoppg memorg ef vour xhool clogs TCI' cull time
YOLII' QPOCILICIIIOII DOl'II'dIIS CIIKI IIIOSC of VOLII' CIZISSIIIOICS,
DFCCIOLIS To VOLI HOW, WIII IDC DFICCICSS III IIIC VCUVS to COIIIC.
OUR PRICES ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE QUALITY OF WORK.
GOODMAN AND KOUGH
622 Main Street I3IIOIOQI'0DI1Cl'S Mt. PIeasant, Pa.
THIS SPACE ls To REMIND YOU THAT
J. A. BOWMAN'S PHARMACY
, is Iocated on the comer of
Main and Church Streets
A Pharmacy Up-to-Date ' JVM. Pleasant, Pa.
TI-IE GREENSBURG DAILY TRIBUNE
GREENSBURG WEEKLY PRESS
Give the News from every section of XVCStlll01'CI2llllI County. Both Papers are clean and
helpful to every home. No well regwllatecl home can afibrd to be without them.
B ll Pl is 1. Satisfied Customers? Thousands of 'em. -m sm., BB
J. B. Coldsmitlffs
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WEST MAIN STREET,-L"Or1 the I-IHIHTMOUNT PLEASANT, PA.
Youpgwoocl Lumber anal Supply Co.
Gail! S5 !"0'44'! 'AV-2951
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DC31CI'S in Lumber 027162 BUi1d6FqS SllPPli6S
Hardware, Paints. Qils, Glass Q5 Q55 '35
'Al 'A' al A Oliver Chilled Plows
Mount Pleasant Steam Laundry
F. S. DULLINGER, Proprietor
A Leader in Steam Laundry Work
Try us once you will fry 11.9 again
Family Wash a Specialty. Of course, you know the quality of our work
Qigong Toi? Y FURNITURE for SCHOOLS
Kewaunee Furniture was cnosen to equip the Mt. Pleasant Township
High School. If interested ln Furniture for Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
FsycholOQYl Physlography, Domestic Science. Kindergarten or Agricul-
tural Work. Just ask for Catalog W.
Kewcmnee Manufacfurzhg Co., Kewczzmee, W 219.
Citizens Savings and Trusi Coniparig
Mi. Dieasani, Da.
Tmmacfs a General Banking Buszkzess
B ll Ph 2442 C t P. cf: A. Phone 1627 Main "i
MGKOWI1-Carnes Co., Ino. elclllmly
' lF'or'mer'ly with J. R. Weldin 8: Co.J and
431 VVood.Street, Pittsburgh, Penne. School
E. E. MCKOVVN, J. N. CARNES, J
Presiclen Secretary cl T .
MAIN STREET, MT. PLEASANT
Head-to-Foot Outfitter for Men and Boys
Hart, Schaffner SL Marx Clothes -- Stetson Hats - Emery 'Shirts - Just Wright Shoes
QUALITY CONSIDERED, omz PRICES THE LOWEST '
LYON, CLEIVIENTS 8a HILL
100 NORTH MAIN STREET
Automatic Triumph School Desk
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We EHS' Americah Steel Sahitary Desk
The 07261 School Suppbf Hozrse in PVesz'm01fe!a7zzi C 02572131
Books and Stationery, S hool Supplies, and
A School Furniture
---leave Us A cAi.i.---
THE PLUMBING IN
MT. PLEASANT TOWNSHIP I'IIGH SCHOOL
WAS DONE BY
IVI. D. HASTINGS
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