Mount Vernon High School - Hoop Pole Yearbook (Mount Vernon, IN)
- Class of 1924
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BIT. Vl+ll2NON. INDIANA. IIIGIII SCIIOOL
TIIIRTEENTII ANNUAL EDITION
Listen, folks-just a minute before you begin reading this
Hoop-Pole, of which we're proud. Of course we realize that
Irving Bachellor or O. O. M'lntyre probably would't own this
book on a dare, but all the same, simple amateurs that we are,
this thirteenth edition of the Hoop-Pole is the pride of our
hearts. We've burned gallons of midnight oil working on it in-
stead of cramming for tests twith the sad results, sometimes, as
far as our grades were concernedj 5 we've discussed covers, pic-
tures, write-ups, and such every day, even to the extent of
"bolting" our lunch and forsaking the rest of the crowdg we've
dreamed of this 1924 Annual instead of the customary sugar
plums. In other words, we've toiled and we've moiled on this
piece of literature, and with the kind assistance of the business
men of Mt. Vernon and the co-operation of our class and
school., we've been able to overcome the "hoodoo" of that
number thirteen. And now we take great pleasure in presenting
our Annual to you, and we hope you enjoy it as much as you
have the twelve preceding ones all put together.
To one who has always endeavored to as-
sist us in our quest for education, who has in-
creased the efficiency of our school to the
best of his ability, who has striven to fulfill his
vision of training us to be better, wiser and
more appreciative Americans and who has been
our sincere friend and adviser during our entire
high school career we gladly dedicate our An-
nual. This, we think, is the most appropriate
token of our undying gratitude that we can
present to Mr. Painter who has become our
creditor for the remainder of our lives.
W. S. PAINTER
A. B. Earlham
A M. Columbia University
Superintendent of Schools
IIIIWSJ I THE Hoop POLE IIMVHEI
Urder of Books
BOOK I ........................ CLASSES
BOOK II ATHLETICS
BOOK III ACTIVITIES
BOOK IV ADS
THE Hoop POLE
M b g g f , 1 ? HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING
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WM. ESPENSCHIED WM. E. HOLTON A. W. HARBERT
President Secretary Treasurer
BOARD OF EDUCATION
By its highly commendable work of striving lo place our school on a
closer plane to that ideal school of which everyone dreams, the School
Board has won our perpetual gratitude and ceaseless respect.
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IRVIN T. SHULTZ
A. B. Earlham
A. M. Columbia University
Civics and History
NELLE F. COVALT
A. B. Indiana University
H. B. ALLGOOD
Indiana State Normal
University of Illinois
FLORENCE B. PAGE
A. B. Indiana University
History and Civics
CHAS. P. TURPIN
Indiana State Normal A. B.
Mathematics and Boys' Athletics
Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Va
A. B. Indiana University
WALTER J. WAHNSIEDLER
Evansville College A. B.
Science and History
DOROTHY D. DAVIDSON
University of Illinois
Gregg School, Chicago
ELIZABETH ANN CLEMENTS
J. R. STUBBS
B. S. Purdue
Director of Vocational Agriculture
MARY E. PICKERL
MERLE KATHRYN GILSTRAP Tri State Normal
A. B. Indiana University
Music and Art Supervisor
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Richard Jetlries .............. .. .... -.- ....... President
Loeraine Zimmerman --- -.---Vice President
Alice Zimmerman .... ................. T reasurer
Enid Hendricks ..... ................... S ecretary
Lula Mae Johnson ........... Chairman of Social Committee
Class Flower :-Sweet pea.
Q Class Colors :-Gray and jade green.
Class Motto :-"Activity is the only road to knowledge."
SENIOR RED LETTER DAYS
Class Play ............................ .... A pril 25
Junior-.Senior Banquet .... May 16
Class Sermon ............... - May 18
Class Day ................... .... - --Nlay 21
Commencement .... ..,,.,..,. - ..,.,.... M ay 22
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H oop-Pole Staff
Editor-in-Chief --- --. ......... Joseph Collins
Literary Editor .......,............... Alice Zimmerman
Literary Staff ................ Mary Floyd Hogan, Clarissa
Breeze, Dorothy Wallace, Ruth Kreutzinger
Organizations Editor, Business Staff .... Loeraine Zimmerman
Organizations Staff ............ Inez Fellemende, Ruth
Allyn, Buford Blackburn, Gaylord Russell
Dramatics ................ .- ....... Margaret Forthoffer
Will ...... .......... E nid Hendricks ,
Prophet .... -- .... Lula Mae Johnson
Music ....... ----,- .................. Dorothy Kuebler
Photographs ........... Eleanor Coulter, Kenneth Simpson
Business Manager, Calendar .............. Florence Hovey
Business Staff ................ Manford Weilbrenner, Myra
Blackburn, Richard Jeffries, Anna Bernd
Ahtletics ............. William Tischendorf, Virgil Scheller
Jokes ............ ---Albert Hofmann, Wilma Dieterle
Faculty Advisers ----- .....--- It liss Page, Miss Gilstrap
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Here's the feature of this whole almanac-
the pictures of the Seniors! Codfish and cinna-
mon seed-There's some formidable array of
them! Formidable is exactly the right word,
for these Seniors look like "they want what they
want when they want it" and if, by any chance,
they don't get it, they make you think that
they're the goblins and "they'll get you if you
don't watch out."
As far as ingenuity and cleverness is con-
cerned, this bunch isn't any shining light, but
if they ever find out that you undergrads said
that, they'd skin you alive for they think they're
just about the "brainiest" gang on the face of
this old earth. Well-while you have your own
opinions of these condensed forms of all the
world's knowledge, you'll have to respect them,
for some of these days you're going to have to
fill their shoes. Now take a peep at them!
QINWEI THE H
FLORENCE WILLIAMS HOVEY
"Graceful and slim and prettily
"She trips along on dainty feet."
Businesss Manager Annual '24g
Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '21-'22-'23-
'24, Glee Club '22-'23-'24g Operet-
ta '22-'23-'24g Vice-President Lat-
in Club '24g Tennis Club '24g
Basket Ball '23-'24: Secretary
Booster's Club '22g Public Speak-
ing' 23, Senior Carnival '24g Class
Calendar '24g Girl's Yell Leader
"Let schoolmates puzzle their
brains, with grammar and non-
sense and learning,
"Pretty girls, I stoutly main-
tain, give genius a better discern-
French Club '23-'24, President
'24g Glee Club '23-'24g Operetta
'23-'24g Tennis Club '23g Bible
Study Club '23g Orchestra '22g
Band '24: Track '23g Foot Ball
'21-'23g Basket Ball '22-'23-'24,
Senior Carnival '24g Art Editor
"Yet all the lads, they smile on
Basket Ball '22-'23-'24: Glee
Club '21-'22-'23-'24: Operetta '22-
'23-'24: Business Staff of Annualg
Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '23-'24g Ten-
is Club '243 Senior Carnival '24'
Bible Study Club '42.
"Too young for love? Ah! say
Track '22-'23-'24, Captain '23-
'24g Foot Ball '22-'24, Captain
'24, Glee Club '24: Vice-President
Bo0ster's Club '23g President
Class '22g President Booster's
ELEANOR F. COULTER
"There is no 'wisdom like frank-
Glee Club '22-'23-'247 Operetta.
'22-'23-'24g Tennis Club '23-'24g
French Club '24, Latin Club '24:
Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '24g Bible
Study Club '24g Senior Carnival
'24g Art Editor Annual Staff '24,
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MARY OZORA WILSON
"I want a hero: an uncommon
want, when every year and month
and day sends forth a new one."
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23g Tennis
'23g French Club '23g Glee Club
'21-'22-'23-'243 Operetta '21-'22-
'23g President of Glee Club '24g
Girl's Yell Leader '233 Speech
J. ALBERT HOFMANN
"Honor lies in honest toil."
Bible Study Club '233 Glee Club
'23g Operetta '23g Radio Club '23-
'24g Basket Ball '23-'24g Foot
Ball '24g Joke Editor Annual '24g
"Life is a pleasant institution:
let us take it as it comes,"
Basket Ball ' 21 -'22 -'23 -'24g
Captain '239 Glee Club '22-'23-'24,
"Life is a jest, and all things
"I thought so once, and now I
Glee Club '21-'22-'23-'24g Oper-
etta '22-'23: Basket Ball '22-'23-
'24g Senior Carnival '24,
RICHARD T. JEFFRIES
"Illustrate, learned and gallant,
a true and noble gentleman."
President Class '24g Business
Staff of Annual '24g Hoop-Pole Jr.
Staff '22-'23g Editor Hoop-Pole Jr.
'243 Senior Carnival '24g Bible
Study '23-'24g Public Speaking
'22: Basket Ball '22g Better
Speech Pageant '23,
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MARY FLOYD HOGAN
" 'Tis sure- her looks would
drive one mad, so fresh, so sweet,
and so delightful."
Editorial Staff '24g Senior Car-
nival '24g Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '23g
Latin Club '24lg Bible Study Club
HAROLD THEODORE CARSON
"No sinner, yet no saint per-
"But well, the very best of
Speech Pageant '23g Agricul-
ture Club '23-'24g Radio Club '23-
'24g A. C. C. Club '23g Senior Car-
nival '24g Basket Ball '22-'23g
Bible Study Club '23.
"To be good is noble, but to
teach others to be good is nobler
-and less trouble."
Orchestra '21-'22-'23-'24g Band
'24g President Bible Study Class
'2-lg Booster's Club Program Com-
mittee '24g Speech Pageant '23g
Public Speaking '22g Latin Club
'24g A. C. C. Club '23-'24g Carni-
val '24g Business Staff Annual '24.
"She's pretty to walk with, and
witty to talk with, and pleasant
too, to think on."
Operetta '22g Glee Club '23-'24g
Speech Pageant '23g Senior Carni-
val '24g French Club '243 Radio
Club '24g Bible Study Club '24.
RUTH E. KREUTZINGER
"Her air, her manners, all who
Glee Club '22-'23-'243 Operetta
'22-'23-'24g Tennis Club '23-'24g
French Club '23g Radio Club '23g
Senior Carnival '243 Pageant '23g
Editorial Stalf of Annual '24,
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WILLIAM SEIBERT, JR.
"Of modest mien, yet a. friendly
Foot Ball '21-'223 Glee Club
'22p Agriculture Club '23g '24.
MARGARET L. FORTHOFFER
"And her manners are most
courtly, with a voice so soft and
Glee Club '21-'22-'23-'24g Oper-
etta '22-'23-'24g Tennis Club '23-
'24g Treasurer of Junior Class '23:
Senior Carnival '24g Dramatics of
WALLACE R. KRAMER
"A solid substantial fellow in
more ways than one."
Agriculture Club '22-'23-'24:
Glee Club '23-'24g Bible Study
Club '23-'24g Senior Carnival '24.
LOERAINE M. ZIMMERMAN
"With too much quickness even
to be taught, with too much think-
ing to have common thought."
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23-'24. Cap-
tain '24: French Club '23g Tennis
Club '23-'24: Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff
'24g Bible Study Club '24: Secre-
tary of Class '23: Organization
Staff '24g Business Staff of Annual
'24g Vice-President of Class '24:
Senior Carnival '24.
INEZ E. FELLEMENDE
"The wealth of the mind is the
only true wealth."
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23: French
Club '24g Radio Club '23-'24:
Bible Study Club '24: Carnival
brarian '2 3-'2 4.
l Page 'Twenty
'24g Editorial Staff '24: Head Li-
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"Youth calls for pleasureg pleas-
ure calls for love."
Latin Club '2:4g French Club
'24, Senior Carnival '243 Basket
Ball '22-'23g Business Staff of An-
RAYMOND A. MILLER
"Of men, the happiest he who
drinks the pleasure of the rural
Agriculture Club '23, Glee Club
'24, Bible Club '23-'24.
LULA MAE JOHNSON
"Let them call it mischief,
"When it is past and prospered,
it will be virtue."
Glee Club '22-'23-'245 Latin
Club '24g Tennis Club '23g Hoop-
Pole Jr. Staff '22-'23-'243 Operet-
ta '22-'23g Senior Carnival '24,
Chairman of Social Committee,
Senior Class '22-'23-'24g Editorial
Staif ot Annual '24, Booster's Club
BEULAH E. NESLER
"Of her bright face, one glance
will trace a picture on the brain."
Glee Club '22-'23-'24: Operetta
'23g Secretary and T'reasurer Ag-
riculture Club '23-'24g Secretary
and Treasurer Radio Club '23-'24,
Senior Carnival '24.
GAYLORD W. RUSSELL
"He is one who lets his deeds
speak for him."
Track '22-'23-'24g President Ag-
riculture Club '23-'24, Radio Club
'23g Organization Staff Annual
'24: Senior Carnival '24.
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"Sweet promptings unto kindest
deeds were in her every look."
Basket Ball '21g Glee Club '23g
Radio Club '23-'24g Agriculture
Club '23-'24g Latin Club '24g Sen-
ior Carnival '24g Bible Study Club
"A man after our own heartg
happy, pleasant and thoughtful."
Track '21-'22g Foot Ball '233
Agriculture Club '22-'23-'24,
WILMA LOUISE ALLYN
"A maiden never so boldg of
spirit so still and quiet."
Glee Club '22-'23-'24: Operetta.
'223 Senior Carnival '24g French
Club '24g Bible Study Club '24,
JUANITA H. VINES
"Have you seen a face more
fair, or more saintly like, than
Bible Study Club '24g Senior
Carnival '2 4.
"This little girl is short and
"But her virtues far exceed her
Glee Club '23-'24g French Club
'24g Carnival '24,
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CLARISSA R. BREEZE
"Fair as picture ever painted,
"Loving, gentle, kind and
Glee Club '23-'24g Latin Play
'223 Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '23g
French Club '24: Senior Carnival
'24g Editorial Staff Annual '24.
C. MANFORD WEILBRENNER
"I-Ie hath a wisdom that doth
guide his valor."
Basket Ball '22-'23g Business
Staff of Annual '24g Tennis Club
'23-'24g Radio Club '23-'24.
EDNA MARIE UTLEY
"You can manufacture blondes,
but red hair just comes natural."
Orchestra '21-'22-'23-'24g Glee
Club '21-'22-'23-V245 Speech Page-
ant '23: Senior Carnival '24g Ra-
dio Club '24g Operetta '24g Bible
Study Club '24.
"Slow and meditative ways are
Basket Ball '23-'24g French
Club '23g Bible Study Club '23g
Radio Club '24g Annual Staff '24g
Senior Carnival '.24.
VIRGIL D. SCHELLER
"True to one person and that
one fllls his mind."
Foot Ball '21-'22-'23-'241 Blas-
ket Ball '21-'22g Track '23g A. C.
C. Club '23g Gle-e Club '23-'24g
Operetta '23g Editorial Staff An-
nual '24g Senior Carnival '24.
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DOROTHY K. KUEBLER
"How her fingers went when
they moved by note through meas-
N ures fine, as she marched them
o'er the yielding plank of ivory
Glee Club '22-'23-'24: Operetta
'22-'23-'24g Orchestra '24g Basket
Ball '21g Tennis Club '24g Latin
Club '24g Senior Carnival '24g
Speech Pageant '233 Annual Staff,
Music, '24g Class Treasurer '22.
"What is there else so noble as
a moderate disposition."
Foot Ball '21-'24g Track '21-'
235 Bible Study Club '24g Agricul-
ture Club '24g Vice-President '22.
ALICE E. ZIMMERMAN
"The blush is beautiful, but it
is sometimes inconvenient."
Orchestra '23-'24: Glee Club
'21-'22-'23-'24g Operetta '22-'23-
'24g Literary Editor of Annual:
Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff '24g Class
Treasurer '24g Secretary Social
Committee '23: Secretary Treas-
urer '22g Vice-President Booster's
Club '23g Basket Ball '21-'223
Tennis Club '23-'24g Assistant Li-
brarian '24g Senior Carnival '24g
Bible Study '24.
"Not exactly afraid of work, but
rather not to be intimately asso-
ciated with it."
Bible Study Club '23-'24g
French Club '22g A. C. C. Club
ENID C. HENDRICKS
"More constant than the even-
ing star which mildly beams
Glee Club '22-'23-'24g Operetta
'22-'23-'24g Booster Club Enter-
tainment Committee '22g Secre-
tary Class '24g Editorial Staff of
Annual '24g Hoop-Pole Jr. Staff
'243 Senior Carnival '24,
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RUTH E. ALLYN
"First in her classes, iirst in our
"And from our minds, shall it
Glee Club '21-'22-'23-'243 Oper-
etta '22, French Club '24,
Carnival '24, Annual Staff '24,
President Bible Study Club
"Well-tuned silence hath more
eloquence than speech."
Agriculture Club '23-'24,
"Harmony with every grace,
"Plays in fair proportion
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23-'24g
French Club '23-'24g Radio Club
'24g Agriculture Club '24.
LAWRENCE L. MURPHY
"Write me as one who loves his
Glee Club '22-'23-'24g
Study Club '23-'24g A. C. C. Club
'23-'2 4 3 Agriculture Club,
dent '21, Vice--President '22, Sen-
ior Carnival '24,
"Quiet lass. there are but few,
who know the treasures hid in
French Club '23g Glee Club '23-
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MARY LOUISE GIVEN
"A contented spirit is the sweet-
ness of existence."
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23g Radio
Club '24g Agriculture Club '23-
'24g Bible Study Club '24g Senior
"Life! What art thou without
Glee Club '22-'23-'243 Operetta
'233 Booster Club Entertainment
Committee '22g Organization Staff
Annual '24g Senior Carnival '24,
"Her eyes as stars of twilight
"Like twilight, too, her dusky
Basket Ball '21-'22-'23g Senior
"You'd have known her by the
merriment that sparkled in her
Operetto '23g Glee Club '22-'23-
'24g Radio '23g Senior Carnival
ELVA N. SCHREIBER
"Fair, sober, wise."
Glee Club '23-'24.
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WILLIAM B. TISCHENDORF JR.
"Bring me a world, and the
"For I'm a Napoleon, and who
Basket Ball '22-233 Track '21-
'23-'24g Radio '22-'23-'24g Tennis
'22-'23-'24g Bible Study Club, '23g
A. C. C. Club '22-'23g Advertising
Manager Senior Carnival '24g
Athletic Editor Annual '24.
"A smile, a grin,
"A snickering giggle."
Radio Club '23-'24g French Club
'23g Glee Club '21-'22-'23g Basket
Ball '21g Secretary of Radio Club
'23g Operetta '21-'23-'24g Senior
HILDA C. HAUSMAN
"I study and keep quiet."
Glee Club '22-'23-'24: Operetta
'22-'23g Senior Carnival '24.
HARLEY F. ROWE
"By wit he speaks, by wit his
mind is ruled,
"By wit he governs all his ac-
Foot Ball '23-'24'g Senior Car-
nival '24g Track '24,
SAMPSON F. JEFFRIES
"All the great men are dead
"And I don't feel well myself."
Radio Club '225 Public Speak-
ing '22g Agriculture Club '23.
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GEORGE O. DIETERLE
"The wildest colts make the
Agriculture Club '21-'22-'23-
'24g Radio Club '23-'24g Bible
Study Club '23g A. C. C. Club '233
Track '23-'24g Foot Ball '24.
"She is a lovely lass
"From green fields and
Glee Club '22-'23-'24g Operetta.
'22-'23g Radio Club '23g Tennis
JOHN HANIE MCFADDEN
"A little nonsense now and
"Is relished by the wisest
A. C. C. Club '22g Agriculture
"With modest dignity, and calm
Glee Club '21-'22-'23-'24g Bas-
ket Ball '21-'22-'23-'24g Operetta
'22-'23g Tennis Club '23-'24,
THOMAS NELSON BOYCE
"I prefer silent prudence to
Senior Carnival '24g A. C. C.
Club '23g Agriculture Club '23g
Radio Club '23-'241 Printing
Hoop-Pole Jr. '23-'24,
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"To be strong is to be happy."
Foot Ball '23-'243 Radio Club
"He was sc- bashful, every time
he laughed his voice blushed."
Radio Club '23g Agriculture
Club '23g Glee Club '24: Senior
Carnival '24g Vice-President '23 g
Basket Ball '21-'22.
LOREN F. JOHNSON
"He has achieved success who
has lived well."- V
Basket Ball '22-'23: Agriculture
Club '22-'23-'2-4: A. C. C. '22-'23g
French Club '23-'24.
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"Look! Look!" cried a Senior girl, as the Zeppelin, ZR-1, enroute
from New Jersey to St. Louis, passed over Mt. Vernon.
"I can see nothin ," re lied a Freshman, who was gazin-1' hewilderedl
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lo the skies.
"There it goes. I wonder why they are dropping those pieces of
paper," exclaimed the Senior with more enthusiasm.
The Freshman, more perplexed than ever, looked at his upper classman
and said, "Your imagination works Hne, for I can seen nothing unusual."
It was not her imagination, but as a distinguished Senior, it was her
privilege alone, to see the passing dirigihle.
Leaving the Freshman still standing in wonder at her unsolved actions,
the Senior so aroused by curiosity, began to gather up the small pieces of
As she read the first slip, the following words were found neatly written:
Anne Bernd after a leisurely trip around the world will return to her
own home town where she will become a Domestic Science teacher.
Getting more inquisitive, the Senior eagerly continued to read the
Florence Hovey will he the founder of a dancing school, which will be
built where Weilbrenner's store now stands. This location will permit her
to keep her eyes constantly upon the Democrat Ohice and the Hawkeye
Station, run by Alexander and Son.
Henry Stock will step right out in the midst of society. He will be ex-
ceedingly popular with the opposite sex, due to his unusual eyes and red hair.
William Tischendorf will be the world's greatest Tennis Champion. His
reputation will be recorded in History where it will survive for generations.
Edna Utley's titian hair will entitle her to pose as a model for artists.
She will go to Ireland, where she will become famous because of her ex-
quisite picture known as, "Edna of the Shannon River."
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Beulah Nesler always did think a great deal of Virgil. She will teach
this said book or person. Then she will retire from her profession with the
satisfaction that she mastered her subject thoroughly.
Sampson Jeffries will become a History teacher. He will revise all his-
tories because he will not agree with their contents. In the meantime he will
faithfully attend all the dances.
Faye McCarty will become a true man hater, however, she will never
neglect her policy of keeping up with the styles.
Veryl Stallings will write a popular book entitled, "What Became of
Abe Lincoln's Sweetheart Who Up And Died." This will be the beginning of
Everyone is familiar with Lillian and Dorothy Gish. They will pass out
of existence and Wilma and Ruth Allyn will take their places.
Loeraine Zimmerman will become one of the world's most popular
basket ball coaches. Her success will be discussed far and wide. A
Clarence Rairdon will cause the principles of the Anti-Cigarette Asso-
ciation to spread rapidly. Bus always did abhor this habit.
Now that Charles McFadden is about to graduate Jack Dempsey, the
Champion prize tighter, had better look to his laurels.
Myra Blackburn, the twentieth century vamp, at the age of twenty-four
will be deserted. Consequently she will retire as a querulous old maid.
ln every age there is some exclusive person noted for his indepen-
dence. Wilma Dieterle is following Emerson's footsteps in this quality,
which will bring her fame. j
Winona Alldredge will visit Palestine. She will be so influenced that she
will remain and become a missionary.
Raymond Stiker will become a great general. He will be transferred
from Battery E in a very short time.
On account of her poetry. Mary Given will be classed with Tennyson
and Longfellow. Her works will be distributed throughout the nation.
William Seibert will become a policeman, and so will endeavor to show
the world a genuine "cop."
Gaylord Russel will soon be managing his pet shop in Evansville. He
will specialize in canary birds and guinea pigs.
Norman Alldredge will leave for Caanda next year, where he will
finally decide to become a jockey.
Loren Johnson will become just what he wanted to be-a famous Wall
Leona Suttner will become a marvelous swimmer. She will succeed in
swimming across the Amazon three times.
Margaret Forthoffer will suggest that a hospital be built in Mt. Vernon.
Later she will become head nurse and leading doctor.
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Mary O. Wilson will not always be as fond of the masculine gender as
she is now. She will change and become a religious worker.
Spencer Ludlow, because of his bad luck on the farm, will come to town
and quietly run a barbecue stand.
Since George Dieterle firmly believes in the rules and regulations of
high school, he will be head monitor over a large school, for disciplining mis-
Mary Floyd Hogan will run a Beauty Column in the Mt. Vernon Demo-
crat, in order that other girls may learn how to make their eyes more beauti-
Wallace Kramer will soon be advanced to a high position in the De-
partment of Agriculture at Washington, D. C., where he will send out, free to
every farmer, countless packages of seed every spring.
The newspapers of Florida will soon be printing the life history of Tom
Boyce, the renowned printer from Indiana.
Dorothy Wallace will spend all the money she ever earns in the busi-
ness world, on a trip to Florida. The wanderlust and unquenchable love of
oranges will be her only excuses for visiting that state.
Eleanor Coulter will become a noted lecturer, her specialty being her
frankness of speech which will eventually floor all skeptics.
Manford Weilbrenner will become the manager of the Weilbrenner
Grocery and after a sensational trial will receive a verdict of "Not Guilty" on
a charge of teaching the students of M. V. H. S. bad habits by running special
deliveries of peanuts, candy, etc., during class intermissions.
Harley Rowe will be chosen as Supreme Judge of the United States im-
mediately after his success in handling the Weilbrenner case at Mt. Vernon.
Enid Hendricks will make West Franklin a place of international fame
by editing a model newspaper in that city.
Dorothy Kuebler, after graduating from a music conservatory, will go
to Brazil and teach the natives to appreciate real pipe organ music.
Richard .Jeffries will become the editor of the Chicago Tribune and one
of the features will be a column entitled, "Advice To Amateur Editors," by
Wun Hoo Nos.
Harold Carson will follow in the footsteps of his father and become a
pedagogue in Marrs Township.
Religious: papers will soon be quoting the Reverend Lawrence Murphy
who is to be more commonly known as Billy Sunday, the Second.
Kenneth Simpson is going to be a famous playwright. The noted Mt.
Vernon actress, Ruth Kreutzinger, will star in "Je, Ego, I," Kenneth's most
The girls at Bryn Mawr, in rememberance of their dean, Hilda Haus-
man, will celebrate "Hausman Week" at the college every year.
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In the future, Raymond Miller's smile will become as mysteriously
famous as "Mona l.isa's," when Raymond's portrait is exhibited in Paris.
Clarissa Breeze, working her way up from the lowly position of being
Catherine MacDonald's coilfure, will soon be a Paramount movie star, after
being discovered by Rudolph Valentino.
Elva Schreiber will become a florist, drawing many customers to her
door by her catchy ads. ,
Esther Kapperman and Louise Alldredge will invent a new Shorthand
system, which will not be as difficult as the present one.
Buford Blackburn will win recognition by teaching the supple art of
winking to boys who simply can't do it gracefully.
Florence Gill will write a book of recollections of U. S. History called
"Memoirs," dedicated to Mr. Shultz, which will have such concise, melodious
couplets, that she will even be more widely quoted than Pope.
Harold Ranes will finally become an ardent believer of Evolution and
will make everyone believe in it by his marvelous powers of speech, gesture
Inez Fellemende will be appointed the head librarian of New York City,
but the Board of Education will disapprove of her because of her vampish
Virgil Scheller, after winning the international prize for the fastest and
most persistent gum chewer, will bask in the reflection of his glory for the
remainder of his life.
Irene Sanders, after winning the respect and affection of the Navajo
Indians, will become an honorary member of the tribe and live happily ever
Mildred Russell will become America's greatest business woman and will
attribute all her success to the business-like ideas which she learned from the
department store employees in Mt. Vernon.
Albert Hofmann will become inspired with a high ambition and will go
to the South Sea Islands where he will teach the king to reduce by playing
basket ball, foot ball and tennis.
Joe Collins, because of his great executive ability, will become Jackie
Coogan's business manager and as a side line, will play the part of the villian
in Jackie's plays.
Cora Bokelman and Juanita Vines, after suffering great disappoint-
ments in love, will conduct a girl's boarding school in Evansville which will
be noted everywhere for its convent-like atmosphere.
Lula Mae Johnson will be a famous publisher. She will get her start by
publishing to the world those little scraps of paper which the ZR-1 dropped
over Mt. Vernon.
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First Row-Marion Dunn, Ruby Spencer, Nadine Wade, Mildred Black-
burn, Edith Grabert, Gladys Duckworth, Mary E. Trousdale, Ruth Black-
burn, Bessie Hames, Elmo Hames.
Second Row-William Howard, Louis Starken, Pauline Short, Margie
Brinkman, Lena Blackburn, Vivian Woltinger, Nealie Mae Weir, Mildred
Works, Mae Ashworth.
Third Row-Charles Powell, Everett Henderson, Gerald Jeffries, Mary
K. Martin, Lola Jeffries, Lucile Behrick, Pauline Maier, Alice Lynn, Agnes
Erwin, Leonzi Knight, Esther Koerner.
Fourth Row-Annabelle Hastings, Mildred Niblo, Daisy Gill, Esther
Hartman, Chloris Layer, Mildred Rowe, Vera Thompson, Erna Hausman,
Blanche Noon, Mary K. Conlin,
Fifth Row-Eiiie Milton, Mildred Schierbaum, Mildred Walker, George
Hofmann, Lucile Goodwin, Edna Dexheimer, Esther Schaefer, Irma Lang,
Carl Russell, Vernon Robinson.
Sixth Row-Allen Blackburn, Charles Durrell, Clifton Simpson, Hanley
Abell, Edwin Page, Wilford Hagemann, Joseph Bailey, Walter Roehr, Frank
Smith, Benjamin Vaupel, Winferd Utley, Alfred Kiltz, Richard Wilson,
Luther Woodward, Jack Emmick, Billy Mann.
Seventh Row-Oscar Bottomley, Vernon Alldredge, Charles Breeze,
William Holler, David Hastings, Richard Hurley, Harvey Davis, Miss David-
son, Miss Covalt, Morton Lowenhaupt.
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First Row-Margaret Stallings, Marcella Hames, Erma Ludlow, Esther
Hovey, Justine Coulter, Helen Joest, Edith Walling, Hazel Thompson, Wan-
etta Thomas, Edith Hinkley, Evelyn Markham.
Second Row-Ralph Woodward, Leonard Lawrence, Oliver Yunker,
Selma Lang, Sarah K. McGregor, Mary O. Dunn, Helen Brown, Della
Bauman, Mary L. Conlin, Martha Bauer.
Third Row-Agnes Starken, Philip York, Jewell Oliver, Wiletta Har-
din, Iola Russell.
Fourth Row-Clermont Carroll, Thomas Zimmerman, Joseph Ofer,
Earle Riecken, John W. Brown, Clennon Fellemende, Raymond Oeth, Mar-
garet West, Katherine Henderson, Carrie Louise Kaiser, Marjorie Maurer.
Fifth Row-Alvin Kleinschmidt, Maurice Crowe, Osworth Benner,
Walter King, Myron Bentley, Walter Charles Pleasants, Beaumont Mc-
Daniels, Roy Green, Kenneth Tennison, Katherine Whipple, Harry Hage-
niann, Alvin Koerner, Leo Coan.
Sixth Row-Arthur Wallis, Ennis Dukes, Gustave Papenmaier, Charles
Crowder, Arthur G. Knight, Adam Seibert, John Roach, Betty Freimiller,
Muriel Riecken, Lela Benthall.
Seventh Row-Mr. Turpin, Miss Kelley, Oscar Klotz, Merle Whipple,
Joest Wade, John Dietz, Hilton Scheller, Dorothy Breeze, Rosamond
Hames, Dorothy Conlin.
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First Row--Mary Smith, Gladys Culley, Mildred Rowe, Frieda Hardin,
Doris Limberger, Violet Rowe, Katherine Jettries, Corine Rhodes, Ida Cur-
tis, Mathilda Schisler, Thelma Hood, Selma Lytle, Leona Miller.
Second Row-Zola Chastain, Eunice Allen, Ella Henderson, Bernice
Allen, Fannie Mills, Clarisa Scheller, Mamie Norman, Ella Vernon Bray,
Dorothy Dean Barter, Lela Hames, 'l'ula Huttines, Thelma Roth, Marie
Shephard, Merle Alldredge.
Third Row-Violet Pharr, Ella Mae Givens, Gladys Hinnenkamp,
Shirlie Billips, Lena Bottomly, Mary Louise Hendricks, Edna Roedel, Lucile
Davis, Lola Deuscher, Lloyd Culley, Vernon Allyn, Leland Freimiller, Wil-
liam Erwin, Andrew Seifert, Herdis Hames.
Fourth Row-Orena Schreiber, Helen Koltz, Solomon Seifert, Jose-
phine Hurst, Julia Cornelius, William Marshall, Vera Thomas, Dorothy
West, Mary rilackburn, Opal Walker, Lillian Malke, Kenneth Durrell, Ed-
ward King, Oscar Hast, Eugene Dawson.
Fifth Row--Seth Baker, Grover Steckler, Adonis Hornick, Gilbert
Aylsworth, Julia Emmick, Viola Seifert, Helen Young, Helen Osborne,
Martha Moore, Hazel Wallace, Keith Johnson, Ralph Kreie, Eugene
Sixth Row-George Engler, Carl Surker, Carl Peters, Mary Alice
Wilherne, Dorothy Werking, Miskel Woltinger, Sarah Schierbanm, Emily
Dee Weisinger, Erwin Behrick, Gilbert Daws, Charles Kreie, Elmer Tevault,
Jack Crowder, Paul Rhodes, Birch Ellis.
Seventh Row-Mr. Turpin, Miss Clements, Archie Curtis, Philip Hage-
mann, Frank Moore, Arvel Gilbert, Ernest Bradely, John Hurley, Wade
Young, Alonzo Davis, Marshall Powell, Elijah Ludlow, Oscar Woodward,
Carl Suttner, Rudolph Schultz, Kenneth Rowe, Wilfred Coghill.
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REVIEW OF FOOT BALL SEASON
SOUTHERN INDIANA CHAMPS
On the gridiron Mt. Vernon High School has once more gained the prestige
which it formerly had back in the days of 1910 and 1911 when the local foot ball
team was known and feared throughout the Southern portion of Indiana. This
year the Red and White warriors were crowned the Southern Indiana State Cham-
pions, succeeding Central High of Evansville who has had the honor for the past
three years. Mt. Vernon won every one cf its Indiana games, tied the Western
Kentucky champs, and lost its only game of the season to the Morganfleld eleven.
This defeat was avenged however, when the locals held Henderson, who had de-
feated Morganiield by the score of 48 to 0 the week before the local game, to a 6
to 6 tie.
On September 3, in answer to the call of the pigskin, thirty husky boys donned
the moleskins and reported for the initial practice at the athletic field. The suits
were issued and the practice was then begun in earnest with Coach Turpin in
charge of the work. During the first three weeks, the recruits were taught the
fundamental principles of the game. Then came the signal practices, formations
and scriinmages until the opening game with the Francis Joseph Reitz High of
Evansville on September 29.
Mt. Vernon will have another fast team in the field next year for there will
be more experienced men left with which to build the team, than there were in
1924. Collins, McFadden, Rowe, Stiker and Scheller will be lost by graduation
this year. Burks and Statz have moved to Evansville. Those remaining who will
be the nucleus of next year's team are Crowder, Starken, Lowenhaupt and Black-
burn. Besides these there will be two other star players, Emmick and Wade, who
were ineligible last year. Although the chances of a championship team next year
are not as favorable as they were this year, the 1925 foot ball team will be one of
which we will be proud.
Schedule of the 1924 season is as follows:
Sept. 29--There-Mt. Vernon, 145 Reitz, 12.
Oct. 6--There-Mt. Vernon, 65 Morganfield, 13.
Oct. 13--There-Mt. Vernon, 253 Boonville, 7.
Nov. 3--Here -Mt. Vernon, 75 Petersburg, 6.
Nov. 10--Here -Mt. Vernon, 73 Princeton, 6.
Nov. 17--Here --Mt. Vernon, 6g Henderson, 6.
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First Row-Rowe, Lowenhaupt, Blackburn, Crowder, Statz, Seheller.
Back-Turpin, McFadden, Burks, Collins.
First Row-Kenneth Simpson, Clayborne Burks, Joseph Collins
QCapt.J, Louis Starken, Charles McFadden.
Second Row-Coach Turpin, Harley Rowe, Morton Lowenhaupt, Allen
Blackburn, Charles Crowder, Charles Powell, Carl Statz, Raymond Stiker,
Albert Hofmann, Virgil Scheller, John Hannie McFadden, Irvin T. Shultz,
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JOSEPH COLLINS-"Joe"-Left Halfback
Joe was captain of the 1924 foot ball team and was a very reliable man in the
backfield. In the first game of the season he was laid up with a "charley horse"
which kept him out of the two following games. Despite his injury he was always
ready and eager to hit the line and carry the ball whenever he was called upon.
This is his last year in high school and his absence will be keenly felt next year.
Standing out alone in a class by himself is Bus, the hardest hitting line plunger
and fastest field runner in Southern Indiana. Mt. Vernon's opponents met their
Waterloo many times due to the work of Burks. He is one of the greatest backtield
men that Mt. Vernon High has ever produced. He was the only Mt. Vernon man to
receive a position on Heze C1ark's mythical all-state eleven.
The "Manager" at quarterback was the brains of the team. He ran the team
like a veteran and picked his plays wiih exceedingly good judgment. Starken is
a powerful defensive men. He is the only backfield man that will again don the
moleskins next year and with a little more training will make an invaluable man.
CHARLES McFADDEN-''Charlie"-Right l-lalfback
Charlie made a specialty of end runs, and after being tackled he always
managed to twist, squirm and wiggle his way for several yards more. In the game
when the signal was called for an end run and Charlie was given the ball, his
team mates felt safe for they knew that he could be depended upon to make at
least five yards at one smash. This was his first and last year on the team.
HARLEY ROWE-"Hector"-Right End
Hector not only played the right end to perfection but was even shifted to
backfield on one occasion. If it had not been for his educated toe in the Peters-
burg game the result would have been a tie instead of a victory for the locals.
His tackling was of the best. This is Rowe's last year in high school.
VIRGIL SCHELLER-''Midget"-Left End
The left wing of the line was held down by the midget of the team. Although
small in stature, Scheller was very fast and hard to stop. Getting down the field
under punts and stopping the receiver in his tracks was a trait that came natural
to Scheller. This is Virgi1's last year in school.
RAYMOND STIKER--"Bristles"-Left Tackle
The mainstay and most consistent player in the line was Stiker. He was one
of the fastest tackles that Southern Indiana has ever produced. "Bristles" was
noted for his cool-headedness throughout the entire game, and no defensive player
was able to keep him from smashing and tearing through the line. The 1924
season was his first foot ball venture, and on account of graduation he will be lost.
IMORTON LOWENHAUPT-"Bulldog"--Right Tackle
A tackle has one of the most difficult positions on the team and Morton was
one of the mainstays. He did the punting and when the enemy was advancing too
far into Mt. Vernon's territory he was always called upon and never failed to boot
the oval out of danger. He has played on the first team two years and still has
one year to battle for the honor of M. V. H. S.
ALLEN BLACKBURN--''Berry"--Right Guard
When Berry pulled himself into position of right guard, the space was very
well filled. He was the strong man of the team and although this was his first
year, he proved to be a stone wall for the opposing team. His best game was against
the strong Henderson, Ky., eleven.
CARL STATZ-"Speed"-Left Guard
In Statz, Mt. Vernon had another valuable man and he proved that he could
fill his position to perfection. Although he was a little inexperienced at the open-
ing ot' the season he soon became acquainted with the game. He was also a good de-
fensive man. and his opposing linesman always knew that he was in the game.
With Crowder to lead the pigskin warriors for Mt. 'Vernon next year, another
winning eleven should be developed. Not only did he pass the ball to perfection
but he also played a real game on the defensive. Playing against an All State man
in the Princeton game, Crowder showed his real stuff.
ALBERT HOFMANN-"Dyna"-Sub Linesman
Although Dyna was not a regular he did his part of the work by reporting for
practice every day. He could play every position in the line. As a rule a sub must
be as good as a regular and this rule held true in his case. He graduates this year.
KENNETH SIMPSON-"Simp"-Sub Backfield
Simp was a sub backfleld and when any of the backs became injured in a game
116 WHS BIWHYS ready and eager for the fray. He also will be lost by graduation.
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' FIRST TEAM
K. Simpson, E. Henderson, B. Blzlckbnrn, Couch Turpin, W. Tischen
dorf, A. Hllflllllllll.
Top Row--S. CZHISCY, R. Hurley, R. Woodward, Conch Turpin, C.
Simpson, C. Crowder, O. Yunkcr.
Bottom Row-W. 'l'isc11endorf, A. Hofmann, K. Simpson, E. Handcr-
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Boys' Basket Ball
At the opening of the 1923-24 basket ball season Coach Turpin had a
hard task, having only one regular and tive second string men from which to
build his team.
Three weeks of practice were necessary to decide which players would
represent the local school. Finally, after trying several combinations, Turpin
selected Simpson and Henderson as forwards, Tischendorf, center, and Low-
enhaupt and Blackburn as guards. This line up started the season but soon
it was found advisable to shift Captain Lowenhaupt to center to replace
Tischendorf, and Hofmann to floor guard in Lowenhaupt's place. Simpson
and Henderson made a nice working offense and were ably assisted by Low-
enhaupt and Hofmann. Lowenhaupt was the star dribbler of the squad.
Hofmann was the best guard. Blackburn played the stellar game at back
guard. During the middle of the season Lowenhaupt resigned from the
squad and Simpson was elected captain. Tischendorf regained his position
at center. The pivot man of this combination was Hofmann. All tive of
the men who played until the season ended will be lost to Mt. Vernon next
year. Among the "ice men" who showed up well were C. Simpson, Yunker
and Woodward. These men will help in the building of the next year's team.
Using the number of games won and lost as the basis of statistics, the
1923-24 season was not a success. Using sportsmanship as the basis, it
was very successful. Wins over Newburg, Reitz, New Harmony and Tenny-
son comprised the games in the win column of the local boys.
Mt. Vernon took part in two tournaments, the county and the sectional.
The county was lost to Poseyville in the first game. ln the sectional they
won their first game from Tennyson, but lost their second tilt to the.Boon-
ville team. Their entire season record is fifteen defeats and tive wins with
a percentage of .250.
BOYS' BASKET BALL SCHEDULE
Nov. Here Mt. Vernon, Stewartsville,
Dec. 7-There Mt. Vernon, Stewartsville,
Dec. Here Mt. Vernon, Fort Branch,
Dec. Here -Mt. Vernon Owensville,
Dec. -There-Mt. Vernon Newburg,
Dec. Here Mt. Vernon, Alumni,
Jan. Here Mt. Vernon, Boonville,
Jan. Here -Mt. Vernon Reitz,
Jan. Here -Mt. Vernon Poseyville,
Jan. -There--Mt. Vernon, Reitz,
Jan. Here -Mt. Vernon, New Harmony
Jan. -There-Mt. Vernon Princeton,
Feb. --There-Mt. Vernon Poseyville,
Feb. -There-Mt. Vernon Boonville,
Feb. Here -Mt. Vernon, Newburg,
Feb. Here -Mt. Vernon, Haubstadt,
Feb. Here --Mt. Vernon, Poseyville,
Feb. Here -Mt. Vernon, Tennyson,
Mar. Here -Mt. Vernon Boonville,
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Annual Tournament at Mt. Vernon
Saturday, February the twenty-third was the reddest of red letter days
for Mt. Vernon High. That was the day of the Posey County Tournament,
which was held in the Armory under the auspices of the Posey County
Athletic Association. All the true sons and daughters of M. V. H. S. were
aglow with hospitality and school loyalty as they greeted our guests from
Poseyville, Wadesville, Stewartsville, New Harmony, Cynthiana and Griftin.
Each group of representatives seemed determined to show all the other em-
bassies what real pep and sportsmanship meant, and all of them succeeded,
too. Hats off to Posey County, and also to Poseyville, the victor!
A substantial sum of money was cleared, which dispelled for this year,
at least, the annual nightmare of frenzied finance which has harassed us at
the end of each basket ball season, from time immemorial.
Some of the more enterprising students, under the leadership of Miss
Page and Miss Clements, sold sandwiches, "pop," candy and popcorn-and
never, as long as the tournament itself is remembered, will the memory of
Miss Clements sedately drawing some kid's "sure 'nuff" wagon loaded with
Eskimo pies and chewing gum be forgotten. Just as ludicrous was the
sight of Zim, Mort and Miss Page and others stoically bringing up the rear.
Sweet memories! Immortal as the State Champs shalt thou be!
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Girls' Basket Ball
Under the coaching and direction of Mr. Allgood and Miss Clements
the Mt. Vernon girls developed into another Championship squad. Although
the girls did not achieve their highest goal, that of being the State Cham-
pions, they were the undisputed Champs of Southern Indiana by virtue of
their victories over the Owensville and Reitz sextettes. Hal Berges, in pick-
ing his feminine all-sectional team gave to M. V. H. S. four places on the
first team, two places on the second and one honorable mention.
Coach Allgood and Coach Clements deserve much praise for the way
they instructed their cohorts. Without them the team this year would
probably not have made such a glorious record. They were not only
coaches but advisers and friends. They explained to the girls the funda-
mental principles of the game and taught them the technical points which
are very vital to a winning aggregation.
The season started with a bang, Stewartsville being the first victim by
an overwhelming count. Next to fall in line under the mighty onslaught of
the Red and White was Wadesville. Two defeats at the hands of the Mt.
Vernon girls were enough for the up-county sextette. Stewartsville then went
down to defeat for a scond time. A victory over Alumnae and then the first
defeat of the season was administered to the locals by the Turner Club of
Evansville. The Champs then took the Newburg six in tow and later lost
to the Huntingburg girls. Reitz tied Mt. Vernon once and lost to them once.
Owensville, Newburg, Boonville, First Bethany of Evansville, and New Har-
mony lost to the Mt. Vernon girls.
After playing the schedule with only one interscholastic game lost, the
Champs issued :1 challenge in The Indianapolis Star. Sullivan was the only
team that answered. The State Title was the honor which would fall to
the winner. Sullivan defeated the locals 22 to 16.
Pauline Short will lead the girls next year, and with the following girls
McGregor, Freimiller, Grabert, Wade, R. Blackburn, a very fast fighting lit-
tle team will represent the Mt. Vernon high school.
Schedule of :Season's Record of the Southern Indiana Champs is as follows:
Wadesville -Here - Vernon Wadesville, 4
Stewartsville -Here - Vernon Stewartsville, 5
Stewartsville -There- Vernon, Stewartsville, 11
Turner Girls CEvansvi1leJ -Here - Vernon, Turner, 37
Owensville -Here - Vernon Owensville, 20
Newburg -There- Vernon Newburg, 7
Huntingburg -Evansville- Vernon, Huntingburg, 23
Alumni -Here - Vernon, Alumni, 2
Boonville -Here - Vernon Boonville 3
Reitz fEwansvilleJ -Here Vernon, Reitz, 9
Reitz lEva.nsvilleJ -There- Vernon Reitz, 21
New Harmony -Here - Vernon New Harmony. 6
Boonville -There- Vernon Boonville, 6
Newburg -Here - Vernon, Newburg, 6
Bethany Christian CEvansvi1leJ-Here - Vernon Bethany, 6
Owensville -There- Vernon Owensville, 25
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LOERAINE ZIMMERMAN-Captain and Forward
"Zim" was the mainstay of the 1924 girls' basket ball team the entire season.
She managed to drop in the winning counters in several of the big games. In the
pinch she always displayed her cool-headedness and calm manner. These factors,
combined with her cheery disposition, made her the best forward and all round
player on the squad. By graduation this year the school loses "Zim" and the best
little player that has represented the school for quite awhile. Berges selected her
for first place on his all-sectional team.
At the beginning of the season Coach Allgood had a hard time finding a run-
ning mate for Zimmerman. His choice for the first games was Hovey. "Foddy"
plays a fighting game all the time she is in the contest and her guard has a hard
time keeping her under cover. She gets honorable mention with the all-sectional
sextette. Florence graduates this year.
SARAH KATHERINE McGREGOR-Forward
"Skeezix" is one of the most artistic and graceful young players in "The
Pocket." She is full of fight and knows the game from A to Z. On the foul tosses
she seldom fails. Her size enables her to slip away from her guards. She and
Hovey alternated at forward. She was chosen as forward on the second all-section-
al team. Berges says her inexperience is all that kept her from the first. She is a
Sophomore and should do great things for M. V. H. S. in the next two years.
One would never guess that Stallings was the star center of the Mt. Vernon
High unless one knew her record. She has caged more baskets than any other
player on the team. She scored as high as twenty baskets in one game. Besides
being good on the offensive she is a whizz on the defensive. She ranks with
"Zim" on the first all-sectional. Veryl graduates this year.
"Shorty" began the season as a forward but Coach Allgood soon recognized
her guarding ability and shifted her to that position where she played like an old
timer. She plays a steady game and holds down the third position of the three
girl defense in great style. "Shorty" was selected to pilot the 1925 team and a
very capable captain she will make. She was ranked on the all-sectional second
team. She has one more year to represent the Red and White on the hardwood.
In Myra M. V. H. S. had a real guard. She held her opponents scoreless dur-
ing the first live games and during the season she allowed her opponent forwards
but few baskets. Myra thinks that every point that her opponent makes is her
fault. That's the right spirit! Berges places her on his all-sectional first team
and says she should rate the mythical all-state. Myra graduates this spring.
Also in the line ot' star basket hall players, stands "Dex." She followed the
ball all the while, and was ready for it when it came her way. Her close guarding
prohibited her forwards from scoring. "Dex" also won a berth on the first all-
BETTY FREIMILLER-Utility Player
"Betty" wa.s one of the most important players this year because she could
play every position on the team. At center she was good. At forward she was
better. But at guard she was at her best. The opposing forward could not get
around her for very many field goals. "Betty" played in several of the big games
this year and showed up like a comet. She is a Sophomore this year and will be
with the school 'two more years.
CORA BOKELMAN-Sub Guard '
With "Bokf' at guard, subbing, the defense work went on just the same. No
more field goals were made witl1 her than would have been made with the regular
player in the contest. She was always ready to play when her time came and she
played to win. "Bok" was always smiling no matter how the game was going. She
will surely be missed next year.
IMVHEI THE Hoop vote IMVHEQ
One of the -most successful track seasons that the Mt. Vernon High
School has ever had was the season of 1023-24. In this year the cindermen
held two triangular meets. The tirst one was with Wadesville and Owens-
ville High Schools. The locals carried off nearly all of the honors winning
the meet by a total of 62 M points. Wadesville made 172 and Owensville,
14. The second triangular meet was between Mt. Vernon, Central and
Reitz. Mt. Vernon did not show up so well against these teams but was not
out of it altogether. Reitz won with 45 1-3 points, Central second with
28 1-3 and Mt. Vernon third with 25 1-3.
Among the high point men for the locals were Collins, Green, Klotz,
Wallace, Dieterle,Russell, Hofmann, Causey and McFadden. Causey was
the only local man in the district meet at Evansville. He won a third.
Those who remain for this year's team are C. McFadden, H. McFad-
den, Hofmann, Causey, Tennison, Collins, Dieterle, K. Simpson, Woodward,
G. Russell, C. Russell, T ischendorf and Yunker.
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THE BOOSTER CLUB
The purpose of the Hoop-Pole Booster Club is to create and maintain
school spirit among the students. Since its organization in the early part
of the year 1922, it has been the most important club in Mt. Vernon High
School. The club has been a big help to the school in many ways. To the
Booster Club belongs the credit for the school's many splendid programs, as
well as its lively pep sessions. Billy Mann, as yell leader, was also an
important factor in the boosting of our school.
The otiicers of the club were elected at the beginning of the school year
and held their ofice for one year. They are as follows: President, Joseph
Collins, Vice President, Alfred Kiltzg Secretary, Helen Joestg Treasurer,
Sarah K. McGregor, Yell Leader, Bill Mann. The program committee is:
Chairman, Pauline Short, Assistants, Margaret Brinkman and Harold Ranes.
A WWE! THE Hoop POLE. IMVHEI '
First Row-Richard Wilson, Marcia Johnson, Manford Weilbrenner,
Edith Grabert, George Hofmann, Mary O. Wilson, Ruby Spencer, Ruth
Second Row-Loeraine Zimmerman, Margaret Fortholter, Alice Zim-
merman, Ruth Blackburn, Justine Coulter, .Jewell Oliver, Margaret Brink-
man, Nealie Mae Weir.
Third Row-Nadine Wade, Sarah K. McGregor, Mildred Blackburn,
Myra Blackburn, Kenneth Simpson, Pauline Short, Esther Hovey, Agnes
Starken, Wanetta Thomas, Dorothy Kuebler.
Fourth Row-William Tischendorf, Everett Henderson, John Brown,
Hilary Lamb, Alice Lynn, Agnes Erwin, Lula Mae Johnson, Leona Suttner,
Fifth Row--Merle Alldredge, Herdis Hames, Mildred Niblo, Annabelle
Hastings, Pauline Maier, Miss Covalt, Florence Hovey, Eleanor Coulter, Wil-
This club carried on its activities under the direction of Miss Covalt.
Early this fall the club practiced tennis every afternoon after school. An
additional court was obtained this year and thus more members were allowed
to play oftener. The club furnished a great deal of amusement and it is ex-
pected that more students will participate next season.
Just before the club discontinued its activities a tournament was held.
ln the finals Wm. Tischendorf proved to be the best player.
JllVH5l. THE Hoop Pore ltlVH5i
BOYS' BIBLE STUDY CLUB
First Row--Maurice Crowe, Walter Charles Pleasants, Kenneth Tenni-
son, Everett Caldemeyer, Earl Riecken, Gerald Jeffries, Myron Bentley.
Second Row-Hanley Abell, Merle Alldredge, Harvey Davis, Oscar
Bottomley, Benjamin Vaupel, Eugene Dawson.
Third Row-Richard Jeffries, Edwin Page, Winferd Utley, Harry
Hagemann, Hilton Scheller, Thomas Zimmerman, Harold Ranes.
Fourth Row-Wallace Kramer, Walter Roehr, Alvin Koerner, Vernon
Alldredge, Philip York, Richard Hurley, Herdis Haines, Raymond Miller.
Fifth Row-Clermont Carroll, Allen Blackburn, Charles Crowder,
Charles Powell, Clarence Rairdon, Afred Kiltz, Lawrence Murphy.
The Bible Study Club was re-organized early in the first semester. A
rather large number of the boys responded to the call and the work went on
splendidly under the leadership of Rev. Jones. The Bible Study besides be-
ing a good thingj in itself has enabled the students to further their knowledge
in its study.
The boys who participated in the activities of this club gained, not only
an excellent knowledge of the Bible, but also credit if they passed the state
examination. We hope that next year a larger group of boys will take ad-
vantage of this splendid opportunity.
The following ofticers were elected: President, Harold Ranesg Secre-
tary, Richard Hurley.
Q WWE! THE Hoop Poke IMVHS1 is
First Row-Agnes Erwin, Walter Charles Pleasants, Maurice Crowe,
Everett Caldemeyer, Mary L. Given, Martha Bauer, Mildred Russell, Beulah
Nesler, Viola Seifert, Inez Fellemende, Mary E. Trousdale.
Second Row-Edith Hinkley, Mildred Blackburn, Richard Hurley,
Mary Floyd Hogan, Lola Mae Jettries, Lucile Behrick, Marjorie Maurer, Mil-
dred Works, Muriel Riecken, Iola Russell, Lola Deischer, Lucile Davis.
Third Row-Kenneth Rowe, Richard Wilson, Charles Breeze, Vernon
Alldredge, Allen Blackburn, Hazel Wallace, Irma Lang, Florence Gill,
Winona Alldredge, Rosamond Haines, Dorothy Breeze, Selma Lang.
Fourth Row--Charles Crowder, Arthur Knight, Everett Henderson,
Myron Bentley, Earl Riecken, Mildred Schierbaum, Mildred Walker, Effie
Milton, Edna Utley, Katherine Whipple.
Fifth Row-Earl Tennison, Hanlev Abell, Leland Freimiller, John
Dietz, Edwin Page, Winferd Utlev, Alfred Kiltz, Harry Hagemann, Manford
Vtfeilbrenner, Albert Hofmann, Alice Lynn.
Sixth Row-Buford Blackburn. David Hastings, Vernon Allyn, Ray-
mond Stiker, Mr. Wahnsiedler, William Tischendorf, Frank Smith, Luther
Woodward, Roy Green, Harold Carson.
It has been the aim of this club to put on instructive and entertaining
programs. At present they are receiving a series of talks on Radio. These
talks take in the development of the Radio in the different nations. The club
is sponsored by Mr. Wahnsiedler.
The officers for the tirst semester were: President, David Hastings,
Vice President,, Etta Davisg Secretary-Treasurer, Beulah Nesler. For the
second semester the otticers are: President, David Hastings, Vice President,
Buford Blackburn, Secretary-Treasurer, Beulah Nesler.
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GIRLS' BIBLE STUDY CLASS
First Row-Eva York, Lucile Goodwin, Mary Floyd Hogan, Mildred
Blackburn, Pauline Short, Mary O. Wilson, Myra Blackburn, Alice Zimmer-
man, Loeraine Zimmerman, Sarah Katherine McGregor, Florence Hovey,
Second Row-Nadine Wade, Agnes Erwin, Annabelle Hastings, Nealie
Mae Weir, Mildred Niblo, Ruby Spencer, Edna Utley, Cora Bokelman, Mary
Third Row-Leona Knight, Esther Hartman, Catherine Henderson,
Edith Walling, lola Russell, Esther Koerner, Chloris Layer, Esther Schaefer,
Winona Alldredge, Lela Benthall, Irma Ludlow.
Fourth Row-Marion Dunn, Helen Young, Lola Jeffries, Rosamond
Haines, Dorothy Breeze, Evelyn Markham, Wiletta Hardin, Margaret West,
Hazel Thompson, Mildred Russell.
Fifth Row-Mary Blesch, Vivian Wolhnger, Mae Ashworth, Edna
Roedel, Blanche Noon, Helen Alldredge, Della Bauman, Helen Brown, Hazel
Wallace, Martha Moore.
Sixth Row-Mary Berry, Inez Fellemende, Juanita Vines, Mildred
Works, Gladys Duckworth, Lena C. Blackburn, Bessie Haines, Marcella
Haines, Mary Alice Wilbern, Lucile Behrick. '
Seventh Row-Wilma Dieterle, Mildred Schierbaum, Mildred Walker,
Margaret Stallings, Dorothy Dean Barter, Julia Emmick, Sarah Schierbaum,
Miskel Woltinger, Jewell Oliver.
Eighth Row-Dorothy Werking, Edna Dexheimer, Justine Coulter,
Edith Grabert, Esther Hovey, Ruth Blackburn, Emily Dee Weisinger, Frieda
Watkins, Mary Givens.
The girls, following in the footsteps of the boys, have organized a Bible
Study class this year. Since so many girls wished to join this class, the group
had to be divided into two sections. They meet regularly every Tuesday
IIIVHS1 THE Hoop vote WVHEI L
First Row-Mary E. Trousdale, Mae Ashworth, Inez Fellemende,
Marcia Johnson, Lucile Goodwin, Chloris Layer, Leona Knight.
Second Row-George Hofmann, William Mann, Anna Bernd, Margie
Brinkman, Eleanor Coulter, Ruth Kreutzinger, Clarissa Breeze.
Third Row-Beaumont McDaniels, Clarence Rairdon, Irene Sanders,
Mildred Russell, Mary K. Martin, Miss Covalt, Mary K. Conlin, Lucile
Fourth Row-Frank Smith, Philip York, Loren Johnson, Francis
The French Club was organized in the fall of 1923, with thirty mem-
bers enrolled and with Miss Covalt as sponsor.
The purpose of this organization is to acquaint pupils with French cus-
toms and to increase their ability of conversing in this language. The meet-
ings are held during class periods, one day each month. The reading of
French newspapers, letters and short French plays are features of the pro-
The officers of the club are: President, Mae Ashworth, Vice President,
Inez Fellemendeg Secretary, Billy Mann.
jtlVHSi C THE noopipota lMVHEi C
First Row--Maurice Crowe, Dorothy Barter, Mary Alice Wilbern,
Dorothy Werung, Esther Hovey, Helen Joest, Miskel Wollinger, Sarah
Katherine isicuregor, Lilllli-Y Dee Wersinger, Sarah Schierbaum, Della
Second Row-Everett Caldemeyer, Gustave Papenmaier, Catherine
Henderson, lola Russell, Wiletta Hardin, Gladys Duckworth, Lena Black-
burn, Hazel Thompson, Margaret West, Dorothy Kuebler.
Third Row-John Brown, Mary Floyd Hogan, Eleanor Coulter, Flor-
ence Hovey, Vera Thompson, Muriel Riecken, Selma Lang, Betty Freimiller.
Fourth Row-Miss Page, Oscar Klotz, Winona Alldredge, Mildred
Works, Mildred Niblo, Edna Roedel, Lula Mae Johnson, Anna Bernd.
Fifth Row-Myron Bentley, Winferd Utley, Walter King, Raymond
Oeth, Osworth Benner, Kenneth Tennison, Mary Blackburn, Lloyd Culley,
Kenneth Durrell, Oliver Yunker.
Sixth Row-Ennis Dukes, Arthur Wallis, Harry Hagemann, Andrew
Seibert, Keith Johnson, Arthur Knight, Charles Crowder, Morton Lowen-
haupt, Eugene Dawson, William Howard.
"Vein, Vidi, Vici"-The Latin Club followed the example of its great
leader. lt carrie into existence early in the first semester, with Miss Page as
supervisor. The members saw their opportunity and they conquered all dif-
ficulties and became a very successful Latin Club.
The club is open to all members of the Latin classes. The aim is to
create more interest in the language and to have a jolly good time. 0ne of
their many achievements was a Latin play, "Si," given before the student
body. lt portrayed Latin life in M. V. H. S.
Officers of the club are: President, Morton Lowenhauptg Vice Presi-
dent, Florence Hoveyg Secretary-Treasurer, Margaret West.
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First Row-Edwin Page, Myron Bentley, Harvey Davis, Charles Dur-
rell, George Dieterle, Everett Henderson, Mary E. Trousdale, Beulah
Nesler, Allan Blackburn.
Second Row-Mr. Stubbs, Helen Osborne, Violet Pharr, Marcia John-
son, Winona Alldredge, Mary L. Given, Florence Gill, Lucile Behrick, Alice
Lynn, Oscar Bottomley, Katherine Whipple.
Third Row-Gaylord Russell, Joe Bailey, Alvin Koerner, Ralph Wood-
Ward, Harry Hageman, William Howard, Lola Mae Jetiries, Mary Conlin,
Fourth Row-Charles Breeze, Spencer Ludlow, Wilfred Hageman,
Hilary Lamb, Hanley Abell, Winfred Utley, Francis Scheller, Alfred Kiltz,
Fifth Row-Thomas Zimmerman, Wallace Kramer, Paul Alldredge,
Vernon Allyn, John Roach, Luther Woodward, Lawrence Murphy, Sampson
Jeiiries, Carl Russell.
Sixth Row-William Holler, Adam Seibert, Arthur Wallis, John Hast,
Norman Alldredge, Herdis Hames, Raymond Miller.
Seventh Row-Roy Green, Clermont Carroll, Loren Johnson, William
Seibert, Hilton Scheller, Vernon Alldredge, John Dietz.
One of the most popular organizations in Mt. Vernon High School this
year was the Agriculture Society. This marked the second year's growth of
the club, it having been organized in the early part of last year. Several new
members were initiated into the society at the beginning of the school year.
The ofiicers of the club were: President, Gaylord Russell, vice presi-
dent, Carl Russell, secretary-treasurer, Beulah Nesler. Program Committee
consisted of: Chairman, Harvey Davis, Assistants, Mary E. Trousdale and
Charles Durrell. Mr. Stubbs was the Faculty Adviser.
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VOLUME 6 NUMBER 3 MOUNT VERNON. INDIANA WEDNESDAY. MAY 28. 1924
A THE HOOP-POLE JR. STAFF
Front row: Loeraine Zimmerman, Alfred Kiltz, Miss Kelley fFaculty Supervisori, Richard
Jeffries fEditor-in-chiefl, Mae Ashworth.
Second row: Della Bauman, David Hastings, Myra Blackburn, Walton King,Lula Mae Johnson,
Sara K. MacGregor.
Third row: Louis E. Starken, Eleanor Coulter, Alice Zimmerman, Florence Hovey, Esther
Fourth row: Arthur G. Knight, Justine Coulter, Thomas N. Boyce, Enid Hendricks,BenJamin
Vaupel, John Wm. Brown.
AT MT. VERNON
POSEY COUNTY WELL
REPRESENTED AT TOURNEY
Saturday,February the twen-
ty third was the reddest of
red letter days for Mt.Vernon
High. That was the day of the
Posey County Tournament,which
was held here under the aus-
pices of the Posey County
Athletic Association. All true
sons and daughters of M.V H.
KCONUNULI ON PAGE mxj
The operetta, NThe Fire
Princen given by the Girls'
and Boys'Glee Clubsthe first
week of April, was a decided
success. It was given under
thedirection ofMiss Pickerl,
who is becoming more and more
famous each year for her op-
erettas. Besides its catchy
songs and lifelike characters
HThe Fire Princen has a fan-
tastic plot that out rivals
nRobinson Crusoenin appearing
realistic. The scene is laid
CCONUNUED ON PAGE HGHTD
THE LAST YEAR
Due to the ever increasing
desire on the part of the
faculty and staff to better
our school paper, there have
been several noticeable im-
provements made on the Hoop-
pole Jr.during the past year.
One important change is its
growth from a diminutive two
column, six-page paper, t.o'a
realunewepaperishu three col-
umn, eight-paged one. A ,.'
Ccomrmusn ON PAGE SEVEN, P
JMVHEI THE Hoop Pom IMVHEI
First Violins-Ennis Dukes, Helen Alldridge, Edna Utley, Merle Kline.
Second Violins-Ella Vernon Bray, Harry Gerber fnot in picturel,
Cornets-Clifton Simpson Qnot in picturej, Harold Ranes, Harry
Hagemzinn, Wilher Claus.
'l'romhones-Ralph Woodward fnot in picturej, Frank Irons.
Director-Nlary E. Pickerl.
This organization, composed of Junior and Senior high school students
did some very creditable work this year in accompanying the two operettas,
"The Windmills of Holland" and "The Fire Prince."
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Clarinets-Kenneth Simpson fnot in picturej, Gilbert Hofmann.
Saxophones-Wilfred Hagemann tnot in picturej, Joseph Ofer,
Charles Powell tnot in picturej.
Cornets-Clifton Simpson Qnot in picturej, Harold Ranes, Harry
Hagemann, Gilbert Aylsworth, Alfred Kiltz, Wilber Claus, Don Flescher,
Fred. Baker, Aaron Robb, Eugene Dawson.
Mellophones-John Hurley, Edward Bottomley.
Trombones-Ralph Woodward, Frank Irons, Richard Davis.
Drums--Joe Collins, William Erwin, Merle Alldredge.
Hats off to the M. V. H. S. band! This is the first year our school has
had a band and we are proud of the boys who compose this organization.
Under the direction of Mr. Weyerbacher they have made wonderful progress.
They made their debut at the Junior High Operetta rendering two selections
in a very creditable manner.
4ttVHEy rue Hoop Pom 1MVHEl
GIRLS' GLEE CLUB
First Row--Mary Berry, Jewell Oliver, Esther Hovey, Ruth Blackburn,
Pauline Short, Alice Zimmerman, Edna Utley, lola Russell, Wiletta Hardin,
Evelyn Markham, Elmo Haines, Nealie Mae Weir, Nadine Wade.
Second Row-Mary Blesch, Mildred Russell, Irene Sanders, Sarah K.
McGregor, Roszunond Haines, Dorothy Breeze, Bessie Hames, Marcella
Third Row-Lula Mae Johnson, Leona Suttner, Mildred Layer, Vera
lhoinpson, Margie Brinkman, Ruby Spencer, Ruth Kreutzinger, Esther
Seibert, Chloris Layer, Pauline Maier, Alice Lynn, Martha Bauer.
Fourth Row-Beulah Nesler, Enid Hendricks, Dorothy Wallace, Esther
Hartman, Helen Osborne, Katherine Henderson, Muriel Riecken, Esther
Koerner, Erna Hausman, Esther Schaefer, Hilda Hausman.
Fifth Row-Marion Dunn, Mae Ashworth, Louise Alldredge, Esther
Kapperman, Clarissa Breeze, Margaret West, Hazel Thompson, Edith Wall-
ing, Frieda Watkins, Dorothy Kuebler.
Sixth Row-Edith Grabert, Justine Coulter, Florence Hovey, Marcia
Johnson, Cora Bokelman, Veryl Stallings, Helen Alldredge, Della Bauman,
Helen Brown, Aggie Mae Covert.
Seventh Row-Myra Blackburn, Eleanor Coulter, Mary O. Wilson,
Mary E. Trousdale, Lena Blackburn, Mildred Blackburn, Katherine Whipple,
Dorothy Conlin, Mary K. Conlin.
The Girls' Glee Cluh, which has a membership of eighty, is composed
of a very melodious group of song birds this year. Miss Pickerl is the director
of the club and under her very capable leadership they presented t'The
Fire Prince," their crowning achievement.
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BOYS' GLEE CLUB
First Row-Ennis Dukes, Walter King, Maurice Crowe, lloyd Culley,
Gustave Papenmaier, Oscar Bottomley, Harold Ranes, Ralph Woodward.
Second Row-Lawrence Murphy, Raymond Oeth, Harvey Davis,
Alfred Kiltz, Philip York, Winfred Utley, David Hastings.
Third Row-Clifton Simpson, Wallace Kramer, Benjamin Vaupel,
Morton Lowenliaupt, Edwin Page, William Howard, Joest Wade, Raymond
Fourth Row-Clermont Carroll, I-lenry Stock, Kenneth Simpson,
Joseph Collins, Virgil Scheller, Clarence Rairdon, Shannon Pleasants,
Francis Scheller, Earl Tennison.
The enrollment ofthe Boys' Glce Club has increased considerahly since
last year. The boys heartily co-operated with the Girls' Glee Cluli in pre-
senting K'The Fire Prince."
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" Windmills of Holland "
Operetta By Otis M. Carrington
PRESENTED BY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Overture-Mt. Vernon High School Orchestra
Opening Chorus--- ..,...... .... D utch Workmaids
Vot Is It? ........... ...... - .............. H ertogenbosch
Mother Mine ........... ......................... W ilhelmina
The Spider and the Fly .... .... X 'row, Hertogenbosch and Spider Chorus
There Are Others ...... --. .,........... Hilda, Franz and Chorus
Looking For A Girl .... -.- ................ Franz and Chorus
Fishing ............ --.--Wilhelmina, Bob and Chorus
ln Dreamland ......... ........... H ans and Chorus
"Wooden Shoes" ........ -. ........-.. Dutch Chorus
Dutch Dance and Finale .... ........ E nsemble
Solo Dance-.- ......... . .... Mary Alexander
Army and Navy--- ------ ---- M . V. H. S. Band
To the Front .-.- -.------.. ----- M . V. H. S. Band
Drum Song --------------------- Wilhelmina, Bob and Hertogenbosch
l'll Never Speak to You Again frecitativej --------- Wilhelmina and Hilda
Shame on You ftrioj ------- Wilhelmina, Hilda and Vrouw Hertogenbosch
A Common Game -----..--- Wilhelmina, Hilda and Vrouw Hertogenbosch
Spring Love Song ----------------------------------- Tulip Chorus
A Man in Business--.- ------------ ...- ------------------ Bob Yankee
When I Was Young Like You--- ----. --------- Colonial Maids
Minuet ----------------- ---.-. ---------- Colonial Maids
Nothing to Do ----------- ---Bob, Hertogenbosch and Chorus
Grand Finale ---- -------------------------------- E nsemble
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Mynheer Hertogenbosch frich Holland farmer! ------------ Carl Suttner
Vrow Hertogenbosch this wifel -------------------- Katherine Jeffries
Wilhelmina and Hilda ftheir daughtersj ---------------------
----------------------Bertha Grabert and Mary Louise Upton
Bob Yankee fAmerican salesmanj ---------------------- John Hurley
Hans tStudent of music, in love with Wilhelminaj --------- Jack Crowder
Franz tRich farmer's son, in love with Hildaj --------.----- Ralph Kreie
Katrina tRich farmer's daughterj ----------------------- Violet Rowe
Spider ..........------..-----.-..--.- ---- M ary Alice Wilbern
The Fly ...............----- ----- M iskel Wolnnger
PriI1C6SS ............----....---- ------------ E mily Dee Weisinger
Primm ---.......... ....-..-----.-.---.-- --------- E r vin Behrick
Choruses of Dutch girls and boys, spiders, tulips and colonial maids
WHS! THE Hoop PoLE lMVHEl F
" The Fire Prince"
Operetta By David Stevens and Henry Hadley
Director .... ................................... M ary E. Pickerl
Pianist ...................................... Dorothy Kuebler
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Grognio tKing of Pantoutliaj ........................... Joe Collins
Prigia tHis eldest son, the Fire Prince! ............... Kenneth Simpson
Alphonso and Enrico tPrigio's brothersj ........... .- .........
--------------------------David Hastings and Winfred Utley
Don Roderigo fSpanish Ambassador to Pantoufliaj ...... Clifton Simpson
Frederic tPantouflian Officer attached to Spanish Embassyj .....
---------------------- ------------------Raymond Oeth
Benson tAmbassador's Eng. butlerj .... - ......... Benjamin Vaupel
William fHead page looyj ............. .- ............... Walter King
isadora tQueen of Pantoufliaj ---- ................ Margaret Brinkman
Lady Molinda and Lady Kathleena tNieces of the Kingj ..........
------------------------Pauline Short and Alice Zimmerman
The Duchess QHonorary Governessi ................. Ruth Kreutzinger
Rosa tDaughter of the Spanish Ambassadorj ........... Mary O. Wilson
Teresa fHer friendj ................................ Mae Ashworth
Choruses: Ladies and gentlemen. of the court, guests of Spanish Ambas-
sadors, pages and other servants.
Scenes: Garden of the Summer Palace, Ball room of Spanish Embassy
Evening of same day.
1. Overture ........... ............... H igh School Orchestra
2. Opening Chorus .... ...... a . History lesson b. Pantoutlia
Duchess and Cho. .... .............. T he Fairy Ban
King and Cho. .....
King and Queen--
King and Cho.---
Prigo and Cho.---
Wise Man and Cho.---
Rosa and Cho.---
King and Cho.---
Finale, Prigio ....
Entra' acte .....
Rosa, Prigio and Cho. ...........
Roderigo and Cho. .....
Benson and Pages-
--. --------------- Fairies
----a. The Time Has Come
----b. General information
----------The Fire Drake
--- ---.----- Hail, the Hero
----When the Love Wind Blows
--- .-..-.. Scene and Ensemble
---We Leave You, Prigio
---------lf lt Be True
----You Will Surely Be a Butler
-The Shower and Flower
Rosa and Cho. -------------- ----
Prigio, Rosa, King and Cho.---.- --------- My Unbelief I Do Repent
----------------Again I Call
Finale, Principals and Cho. -...--......--- A Long and Happy Life
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ANNUAL SENIOR CLASS PLAY
"And Home Came Ted "
MT. VERNON HIGH SCHOOL
April 25, 1924
CAST OF CHARACTERS
In Order of Appearance
Skeet Kelly, Clerk ........
Diana Garwood, Heiress---
Miss Loganberry, Spinster--- ------
Ira Stone, Villian -------
Aunt Jubilee, Cook --.-
Mr. Man, Engineer ------
Jim Ryker, Lawyer -------- ---
Senator M'Corkle, Father ----- --.-
Mollie Macklin, Housekeeper ---- --
Henrietta Darby, Wido
W ..... --.-
Mary Floyd Hogan
Ted, Groom -------------------- - -------------.-- Harold Carson
Elsie, Bride ---------------------------------- --Eleanor Coulter
Place of Action--Rip Van Winkle Inn in Catskill Mountains
Mollie is anxiously awaiting Ted who owns the controlling interest of
the Furniture Factory. He, under the by-laws, must register with the at-
torney before midnight in order to vote at the meeting the next day. Ira
Stone is ready to take charge of the factory and move to the city, if Ted
doesn't appear. Mollie and Skeet, in despair, persuade Man to impersonate
Ted. The lawyer who knows the real Ted, becomes frightened by hearing
some one sing and runs away.
Evening of the Same Day
Mr. Man is kept busy trying to escape. Ted and his bride arrive.
Mollie hides them in the basement. Miss Loganberry, the Honolulu widow
with her "Farewell To Thee" further complicates the plot. She gives
Moflie some shares in the Furniture Factory for safekeeping. They are
A mysterious farmer appears. Mollie is anxious to get rid of Miss
Darby for Man tells her that Ryker will not come back until she does.
The real Ted is announced. Skeet gives Stone his walking papers. Diana
and the real Ted, Skeet and Mollie furnish a happy ending.
WHS! THE Hoop Poli IMVHSI
"I do bequeath, but generous I am not,
For while I breathe, I keep what I have got."
We, the Senior Class of the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hun-
dred and twenty-four, averring that we are of sound judgment and sensible
actions Qalthough we are contradicated by our elders on this pointy after all
due consideration of the seriousness of this deed-for it is our earnest desire
to leave our possessions in the care of the most appreciative and appropriate
donees that can be found, de herein will our property, beloved and otherwise,
to the following guardians, ad Valorem:
Sampson Jeffries wills his leisurely, gliding walk to Billy Mann.
Lula Mae Johnson bequeaths her respect for Mr. Turpin to Carrie
Henry Stock wills a jar of freckle cream, which he has used to great
success, to Benjamin Vaupel.
Myra Blackburn wills a lock of her hair to Mr. Shultz, so that he will
always think of her in the future.
Dorothy Wallace wills her interest in the printing trade to Lela Benthal,
who may keep it until Hanley graduates.
Florence Gill leaves the notes written to her by the masculine sex to
Esther Hovey, in order that Esther won't be so shocked when she begins to
Louise Alldredge leaves a sign bearing the wording, "Speed limit in
Shorthand--Two words per minute," to Miss Davidson.
Anna Bernd wills her distinguished method of peramlwulation to John
Dietz, so that John will have one outstanding characteristic in the future.
Clarissa Breeze wills to- Justine Coulter a sealed document wherein is
inclosed the secret of fashioning the renowed "Clarissan Coiffure."
Thomas Boyce wills a book on "Keeping Peace with the Editor," to
next year's printers. '
Irene Sanders bequeaths her arched, although be-spectacled glances, to
Charles Durrell, the most dignified boy in school.
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Joe Collins wills his ability to get by without studying to anyone who
is doomed to take tests under Miss Gilstrap.
Loeraine Zimmerman wills her recently invented hair curler, consisting
of a wire hair pin, to Jack Emmick in order that he may have the long wish-
ed-for kink in his locks.
Kenneth Simpson wills his brother to anyone who can make Clifton
forget his bashfulness.
Inez Fellemende wills a box of Dromedary dates to Ruth Blackburn,
although she says they aren't to be compared with the ones she has from
Evansville every week.
Buford Blackburn leaves the string of ladies' hearts he has conquered
by love, and also his autobiography, to Alfred Kiltz in order that Alfred,
after due reflection, will hit the war path and make some successful conquests
Margaret Forthofter wills her portrait of the "Sheik of Diamond
Island," acquired the night of the wiener roast, to Alice Lynn.
Gaylord Russell wills all the powder and paint he used the night of the
Senior Carniva.l to Mildred Works.
Dorothy Kuebler wills a motto acquired in the School of Hard Knocks
to next year's pianist. Said motto is the following couplet:
"Don't worry, if when playing the piano, you break the stool,
"It merely gives you publicity throughout the school."
Richard Jeffries wills his innocent look to Harvey Davis so that Harvey
may become more popular with the girls. -
Edna Utley wills her masterpiece, a song entitled "Yes, I Have No
Valentino, But I Have Shannon and Herdis and Carl" to Miss Pickerl.
Eleanor Coulter wills her spectacles to Mr. Turpin, so that he will be
better enabled to watch all the students in the Assembly.
Earl Tennison wills his Woodmen's uniform to Hilton Scheller who
has always cherished an ambition to look classy.
Cora Bokelman bequeaths her most charming likeness to Esther Hart-
man, who is to hang it in the 8 o'clock car for the benefit of a certain
Loren Johnson wills his cane which he used when his ankle was
sprained to Mr. Shultz, so that the sadly mistreated paddle may have a rest
while the cane goes on duty.
Esther Kapperman wills her four biscuits to Helen Brown in order that
Helen may then have a baker's dozen of them.
Veryl Stallings leaves all her basket ball sweaters to Gustav Papermeier,
so that Gustav may present a more robust appearance by wearing all of
them at the same time.
Winona Alldredge and Wilma Allyn will all the notes they have
written to each other to Mr. Painter, in order that he might discuss them at
the Teachers' Association next year. '
Anna Bernd wills back to Morton Lowenhaupt her pony with the ob-
servation that a bad penny always comes back, and that if she had depended
on that pony to take her through she would still be stalled in the midst of one
of Cicero's Hery orations.
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Hilda Hausman wills a bottle of Sloan's Liniment to Everett Henderson,
since she fears Everett has sprained his wrist by writing so many notes to her.
Florence Hovey wills a chunk of ice to Agnes Erwin with the advice
that Agnes take the ice for a model when the boys make eyes at her, since
this is the way Florence has resisted Cupid's advances. L
Elva Schreiber wills her beloved Geometry book to Mr. Burlison, so
that he may cut down the coal expense for one day by using paper to start
Virgil Scheller wills a package of Spearmint gum to Miss Covalt, thus
making good his neglect to "divvy up" with her in French 9A.
Ruth Allyn, the model History student, leaves her picture to Mr. Shultz,
so that he may hang it inthe History room.
Lawrence Murphy bequeaths a pair of wooden shoes to Leo Coan, in
order that Leo may attract more attention when he walks into the Assembly.
Harold Carson wills his Ford and a check of substantial size to Mae
Ashworth and Marion Dunn, so the girls will have something to do after
Beulah Nesler wills her Chardenal to David Hastings, in order that
David may study it and have something to keep him occupied at home in
Harley Rowe, in his desire to help Hutfy become more conspicuous and
noisy, wills a baby rattle to him. Q
Alice Zimmerman wills her white sweater to Charles Crowder, in order
that Charles may wear hers while his is being laundered. Alice says she
thinks a white sweater makes the delicate tinting of Charles' complexion
show up so well.
Harold Ranes wills the skeleton that was used in the Chamber of Hor-
rors atthe Senior Carnival to Joest Wade, so that Joest will have something
to play with during study hours. L
Ruth Kreutzinger, not to be outdone by her rival, Margie Forthoffer,
wills her picture of the "Sheik of Diamond Island" to Ruby Spencer.
Juanita Vines wills an inventory taken in 1923 of Allen Blackburn's
virtues, faults and mannerisms, to Leona Knight.
' George Dieterle wills to Miss Page a written outline of all the Literary
Digest topics assigned to him which he skipped.
Faye McCarty wills the dagger with which she killed herself in "Wild
Nell" to Mr. Wahnsiedler, so that he may shake the knife in the faces of the
pupils and frighten them into their wits, when he gets angry, provided that
"Doc" Moses isn't anywhere on the premises.
Wallace Kramer wills a check which will pay for a course of vocal
lessons to Marjorie Maurer. Wallace has a strong desire to help genius speed
on the road to fame.
Wilma Dieterle wills her comb, which is guaranteed to take allthe
tangles out of curly hair without pulling, to Helen Joest.
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Manford Weilbrenner wills a letter of recommendation to Leonard
Lawrence, so that when Leonard's father refuses to let him sneak any more
candy out of the store, he may go to Weilbrenner's, and upon showing his
letter make himself at home there.
William Tischendorf, wishing to heap coals of Hreuupon his enemies'
heads, bequeaths one whole lollypop to each member of the faculty, thus
showing that he still loves his teachers even if they have had an uncalled-for
pick on him for the last four years. The lollypops are to be left in Miss
Martin's care until negct fall in order fhat the teachers may spend the summer
in happy anticipation of Bill's treat.
Charles McFadden wills his automobile to Mary Blesch and Mary Berry,
so that by taking the teachers home after school next year, they will have a
better chanceqto become E students. L
Raymond Miller wills his History thesis to Miss Page to help her re-
member the works of the greatest inventors in the world.
Mildred Russell and Mary Floyd Hogan will all the G's and E's they
ever made to Gladys Duckworth and Mary Louise Byron.
Clarence Rairdon bequeaths two sticks of candy to the Hurley twins,
so that he won't have to wait until he goes to a fair next year to see a good
Albert Hofmann wills all his editorials written on the spur of the
moment in English to the next Editor of "The Hoop-Pole Jr."
Mary Given wills her sock cap to Miss Kelley, in order that Miss Kelley
won't look quite so dignified when she wears-it. '
William Seibert, realizing that variety is the spice of life, wills a plug
of Apple tnot Starj chewing tobacco to Dick Wilson.
. Norman Alldredge wills his seat in the back row of the History room
to Esther Seibert, in order that Esther in her efforts to be heard by everyone,
will learn to speak louder.
Leona Suttnerbequeaths her Daily Dozen exercises to Tom Zim-
Raymond Stiker and Spencer Ludlow will a book called "How Note
Books and Test Papers Should Be Graded" to Mr. Stu-bbs.
Mary O. Wilson bequeaths to Esther Koerner all her head bands and
fol-de-rols, so that Esther will lookvmore giriish and not as dignified as
Duly witnessed and signed this twentieth day of May, in the year of our
Lord, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four.
RICHARD T. JE'FFRlES, President.
LOERAINE M. ZIMMERMAN, Vice President.
ENID C. HENDRICKS, Secretary.
ALICE E. ZIMMERMAN, Treasurer.
ENID C. HENDRICKS, Attorney.
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M. V. H. S. LIBRARY
Tarzan, the Untamed-Morton Lowenhaupt.
Freckles-Wilma Dieterle. '
Sentimental Tommy-Miss Kelley.
Man Killers-Freshmen Girls.
Oh, Doctor--Eleanor Coulter.
Colne Out of the Kitchen-Miss Clements.
Oh, Mary, Be Careful-Nlary Blesch.
Life of Kit Carson--Loeraine Zimmerman.
Beautiful Joe-Margie Brinkman.
A Damsel in Distress-Sarah Schierbaum.
Old Fashioned Girl-Myra Blackburn.
Little Minister--Mary F. Hogan.
Little Moments of Happiness-Shift Period.
Twice Told Tales-History Thesis.
The Flirt-Dorothy Dean Barter.
Shadow of Victory-Boys' Basket Ball Team.
Bad Boy's Diary-Harvey Davis.
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn-John Dietz
The Sheik-lof Savyahj-Hanie McFadden.
Emerson's Essays--Veryl Stallings.
The Grammarian--Albert Hofmann.
Valley of Silent Men-Students on Test Days.
That Printer of Udel's--Dorothy Wallace.
Etiquette for Every Occasion-Benjamin Vaupel.
A Heap O' Livin'--Mildred Blackburn.
The Sweet Girl Graduate-Mildred Russell.
Alice in Wonderland-Alice Zimmerman.
Hungry Hearts-Most of the Faculty.
Vanity Fair-Tula Huffines.
Circular Staircase--Front Stairs.
Bella Donna-Clarissa Breeze.
Under a 'Thousand Eyes-Students.
Laughing Girl-Lucile Goodwin.
You're Only Young Once-Mr. Shultz.
A Gentleman From Indiana-Mr. Turpin.
Hoosier Schoolmaster-Mr. Wahnseidler.
Prodigal Village-Mt. Vernon.
The Iron Woman-Cora Bockleman.
Innocent-Lena Clara Blackburn.
To Have and To Hold-Eva York.
The Best Manfnl-Florence Hovey.
Sisters-Wilma and Ruth Allyn.
When a Man Nlarries-Mr. Stubbs.
A Girl in Ten Thousand-Eleanor Coulter.
Bunker Bean-Henry Stock.
and Hilton Scheller.
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High School Dictionary
Ardor-With which we pursue our lessons.
Ambition--What every Senior has.
Abhorrence-The way we feel about tests.
Argue-Something "Doc" Ranes can't do.
Babble-The way Mr. Shultz says the Seniors talk.
Boomerang-A new kind of paper wad used in the Assembly.
Bakery-Where the "Champ's" money goes on practice nights
Beauty-sleep-What Florence Hovey specializes in.
Calamity-When we see our report cards.
Calf--love-Something that's serious while it lasts.
Cantankerous-Unknown word in M. V. I-I. S.
Darn-What nice girls don't say.
Dashing--Joe's type of beauty.
Decent-The way the Seniors treat each other.
Demure-How Anna Bernd acts.
Eagle-eyed-Why Mr. Turpin doesn't wear glasses.
Eden-Something not related to the Math. room.
Educated-How the Seniors feel.
Flames-Something unknown to Myra.
Fidgety-What Henry Stock must be.
Flirting-What Dorothy Kuebler wants to learn.
Fortissimo-How Norman Alldredge speaks.
Ganciers-What some girls would be if they'd change gender.
Genius-Something the class of '24 doesn't lack.
Gentleman-Bill Tischendorf's other name.
Heart-Something the teachers don't have.
Hat--Sometimes a covering for wood or ivory.
He--Loeraine's most important pronoun.
I-leltear-Skelter-The way trafiic moves in the hall.
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lmmune-The way Rusty is about love.
Inertia-A malady that often aiiects Kenneth Simpson.
Index-The only thing we read in our Outside Reading Books.
Jocular--A mild description of Abe. -
Jigf-What we'd like to see Richard Barter doing. .
Kissing-Something Faye doesn't believe in.
Kick--What the foot hall boys do.
Knot-What the preachers sometimes tie.
Listen-What Winona does in History.
Limp-Something Richard Jeffries once cultivated.
Limited-What unkind people say of our minds.
Listless-Usual Monday morning disposition of pupils.
Marry-A word boys are scared of in Leap Year.
Melodious-Mary O.'s voice.
Neat-How Loren Johnson always looks.
Never--What Juanita won't say to the right fellow.
Noon--Hour of confidences for some Seniors.
Obtainable--What Tom wishes Dorothy was.
Obedience-Something Miss Clements demands.
Obdurate-Albert when he argues.
Painful-The effect of Mr. Painter's confidential talks.
Paint-How Marcia spends her spare moments.
Physique-lllustrated by Hilary.
Punishment-Something we never get.
Quick-The way Inez gets around.
Quinine-Something related to keeping up notebooks.
Quiz-What Miss Page loves to do.
Rattled-The way Florence Gill gets when a boy looks at her.
Rakish-The appearance of the shingle-bob.
Rebukes-Miss Covalt's specialty.
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Scuhle-Something the Mt. Vernon boys never do.
Sensation-What our carnival created.
Sentimental-What Lula Mae isn't.
Shuffle-The way Leo, Billy Mann and Jack walk.
Tarilf-The bane of the U. S. History students.
Tease-What Virgil Scheller is.
Timeworn-The way the Seniors will look at Commencement
Unasasuming--Wallace Kramer's air.
Unconstitutional-Several things Mort Lowenhaupt does.
Utopia-A place where tests don't exist.
Vaccination-Get Mr. Stubbs to explain it.
Valuable-The class of '24.
Whisper-Something Mary Given doesn't do.
Wit--What Mary Floyd has.
Yacht--What took us Wiener-roasting.
Yielding-Miss Kelley's nature.
Zealous-Attitude of Mr. Painter to any good cause.
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Boys' Glee Club.
The first day of our last year, Seniors.
-A breaking up of "love nests." Alphabetical seating in the
5-Girls' group of song birds is organized into the Glee Club.
Our young Carusos and McCormicks are organized into the
Sept. 10-Hard labor has really started. Even the most frivolous
Seniors are seen carrying home armloads of books.
Sept. 11-The gallant Jack presents a rose bud to a fairer rose four
English teacherj before the Assembly.
Sept. 13-Very important day. Senior class ofiicers and Booster's
Club ofticers elected.
Sept. 14-Hurrah! Big day, school dismissed in the afternoon for the
dedication of the new Armory.
Sept. 17-Tennis Club organized. Many Seniors will swing the racket.
Sept. 19--The year's first edition of Hoop-Pole Junior. Senior girls
become paper boys.
Sept. 25--Gentle arguments. Class rings and pins finally selected.
Sept. 26+Billy reported that a thump was heard in Miss Gilstrap's
English room. No wonder, Florence had nearly fallen through the Assembly
room floor above.
Oct. 1-What's your fine, Collins? Some speed to our foot ball cap-
tain. Whoa, Collins, take your time.
Oct. 3-Dorothy's vanity rolls down the middle aisle.
Oct. 4-Did a Senior ever play hooky? What do you know about'it,
Oct. 8-.lack says permanent waves are the style. Well, surely he
must be fashionable then.
Oct. 13-Foot ball game, Mt. Vernon, 255 Boonville, 7. Yes, we're
little, but we're mighty.
Oct. 18-The castle was deserted for four whole days. The teachers
wanted a vacation, so they went to Indianapolis.
Oct. 22--Miss Covalt returns--minus her crowning glory!
Oct. 26-Senior wiener roast at Diamond Island. Our Editor-in-Chief
becomes sentimental doesn't he Joe?
Nov. 3--Billy and Morton must have ransacked the garret. At any
rate they are roaming about the castle in the styles of 1890. g
Nov. 5-What's up now? Why the mad rush to the Armory? Our
Champion teams have started practicing basket ball.
Nov. 6-Teachers are Evansville-bound this time. Poor us, orphans
again. l wonder if we really mind?
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Nov. 7--Studious ones stroll down to Latin room for the organization
of the Latin Club. Salve, Princeps Lowenhaupt! fCall the interpreter for
Miss Gilstrap. Q
Nov. 8-When did they start dismissing school at 4 :30? Oh, when we
decided we would rather go to school at 1 130 instead of 1 :OO o'clock.
Nov. 10-Another glorious victory for M. V. H. S. We defeat the
Princeton giants. Who says we're not speedy?
' Nov. 17-Big Henderson-Mt. Vernon game. Score 6-6. The South
has the quantity. but "oh, you North," for the quality.
Nov. 18-Sousa hasn't a thing on us. lf you want to hear a real band
just drop around to the castle.
' Nov. 23-Our "Humble Servant" again journeys to Indianapolis. We
wonder why he makes such frequent visits?
Nov. 28-This way, this way, everybody! Ten cents to see the big
Nov. 29-Thanksgiving vacation. Who says we're not thankful for
Dec. 2--Vacation over, we begin to work and play again.
Dec. 5-Mr. Shultz shows us his ability to till the pulpit, by reading
from the Bible on Thursday mornings.
Dec. 14-Turner Club of Evansville defeats our girls' Champion team.
Dec. 15-The girls make Owensville step about in a basket ball game
or it may more appropriately be called a foot ball game.
Dec. 21-M. V. H. S. turns out some real comedians in "The Train to
Mauro," our Xmas play. Letters presented to our foot ball giants.
Dec. 22-Guess what happened last night? A miracle! The boys
won a basket ball game.
Jan. 5-Nine to nine this time, but wait and see what we do to Reitz
Jan. 7-Few real girls left in our school. They've all taken to shingling
it now. Miss Davidson and Miss Clements fall in line too.
Jan. 9-As is customary of Wednesday mornings, we warble out our
Jan. 11-Why did Mr. Shultz patrol the outside of the castle today,
during the sixth period? Oh three beautiful princesses, Eleanor, Anna and
Pauline, "skipped out."
Jan. 1 7-Last day of first semester. Seniors, only a few more months
left to "show your stuff."
Jan. 21-Arrival of the Freshmen. Now don't get in the way "Fresh-
ies." Green bows are seen in every corner.
Jan. 22-Miss Page receives lovely corsage. The sender comes to visit
over the week-end.
Jan. 23-Everybody rushes to English room to have a picture taken.
Good looking ones taken last so of course the faculty brings up the rear.
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Jan. 24-Election of Senior Class ofticers. All congratulate President
Jeffries. Miss Gilstrap and Miss Page elected sponsors.
Feb. 2-High school boys decide upon a more speedyway of traveling
for Sunday afternoons. Don't let "Spark Plug" tear up the surrey!
Feb. 11-Seniors dedicate the annual to Mr. Painter.
Feb. 12-Lincoln's birthday is celebrated by an address to us by Judge
Clements. Abraham was just a plain man after all, Seniors. There might
be an Abraham among us.
Feb. 13-Miss Page's very distinguished guest, Dr. Woodburn of
lndiana University, addresses us.
Feb. 14--Senior girls, "Come be my Valentine."
Feb. 15-Latin play, given by members of Latin Club. All hail, Caesar,
Dido, Aneas, Anthony, Cleopatra and all the old Romans at our modern
basket ball game.
Feb. 21-Juniors have leap year party at Ruby Spencer's. State Latin
Feb. 22-We left Owensville-a-little-way back. Congratulations
Feb. 23-County Tourney here. Big day for M. V. H. S., but "We
lost, by golly, we lost."
Feb. 26-Who says Doc Ranes doesn't like bobbed hair and good
dancers? Eleanor, where did he get your "photo? "
March 1-Great question afloat--"How do you spell wiener? " fAsk
Miss Gilstrap, sh'e'll refer you to the butcher.J
March 4-Honor roll for this six weeks consisted mostly of girls, Mil-
dred Blackburn, Esther Koerner, Mildred Niblo. Muriel Riecken. Nadine
Wade, Mae Ashworth. Dorothv Kuehler. Della Bauman, Vivian Wolfinger,
Ruth Allen, Sarah Kathryn McGregor, Helen Brown. Marv Floyd Hogan,
Ruby Spencer, Dorothv Wallace. Agnes Erwin. Mildred Russell, Annabelle
Hastings, Eleanor Coulter. Julia Emmick and Florence Hovey. Now the
boys, Benjamin Vaupel, Winfred Utlev. Everett S. Caldemeyer, Walter R.
Roehr, Kenneth Simpson and David Hastings.
March 8--Girls go to Sullivan. Great send off, but alas! we were
beaten. We are still "Pocket Champs."
March 11-Many members of M. V. H. S. speed over the road to see
"Smilin' Through" at New Harmony.
March 12--Another meeting of the famous Latin Club.
March 12-Some of the boys are getting scared, because it's a leap
March 13-Civics classes and a few of the daring faculty go to L. 8a N.
station to see McAdoo.
.March 15-Dorothv. Alice and Mildred represent M. V. H. S. in the
music memory contest of Posey county. Did we win? Of course we did.
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March 17-Box of candy arrives for faculty supervisors of the Hoop
Pole? ? E ?
March 19-We thoroughly enjoyed Sheridan's "The Rivals" which
was read. to us by Mr. Marshal. Has everybody paid his I. O. U.
Marhc 21-Freshman party at Annex.
March 25-Class play tryouts. Seniors can get "cold feet," can't they?
March 28-Harold Ranes represents M. V. H. S. at Vincennes in the
Sectional division of National Orational Contest.
March 29-Rumors afloat regarding remaining crowning glories of our
April 4-The Operetta, one of the main events of the year. Kenneth
as the "Fire Prince" makes a very handsome one.
April 8-Seniors are busier than ever. Class play practise has started.
April 25-"And Home Came Ted." Our class play, great success.
Seniors sure know how to act.
May 1-lt would be a crime for Seniors to fail to carry out that ancient
custom of M. V. H. S. which is of course strolling during the noon hour in
the month of May. We will commit no crimes.
May 16-Juniors entertain Seniors with a banquet this year.
May 18-Baccalaureate Sermon. The end draws nearer and nearer.
May 19-The last week has started, Seniors.
May 21-Class day, a flutter of jade and green everywhere. Ye Hoop-
Pole makes its bow. y
May 22-Commencement. Good-bye dear old M. V. H. S.
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Louise Alldredge .....---
---L. A. ......... --..
Norman Alldredge ......-.-.- N. A.
Ruth E. Allyn ..........
--..R. E. A. ....... --...
Wilma. L. Allyn ......... ---W. L- -
Winona J. Alldredge .....
---W. J. A.
Anna Bernd ......--- ------ A - B-
Myra Blackburn .........
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Buford Black-burn ......--- -.B. B. ----------- -
Cora A. Bokelman ......- ----0. A- B-
Clarissa R. Breeze ....... -...-C. R- B-
Thomas N. Boyce ........... T. N. B.
Eleanor F. Coulter .......... E. F. C.
Joe Collins ...-....------ --J- C- ------------
Harold T. Carson ...-------- H- T. C-
Wilma Dieterle ..........-.- W. D. -----.-----
Margaret L. Forthoffer --...---M. L. F.
Inez E. Fellemende .........
Mary L. Given .........---- M. L. G.
I. E. F. ......... -
Florence Gill .........-. .-.. F . G. --..........
Florence W. Hovey ......... F.
Hilda C. Hausman .......... H. C. H.
Enid C. Hendricks .......... E. C. H.
Mary F. Hogan .......-. .... M . F. H.
J, Albert Hofman ........... J. A. H.
Richard T. Jeffries .......
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Sampson Jeffries ........... S. J. ---
W. H. ........
Lula Mae Johnson .......... L. M. J. ..........
Marcia Johnson ...........- M. J. ............
Loren Johnson ..........
Dorothy K. Kuebler .......
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---D. K. K.
Wallace R. Kramer -' ...... --W. . K.
Esther L. Kapperman ....... E, L. K,
Ruth E. Kreutzinger .....
Charles McFadden .......
Raymond A. Miller .......
Lawrence L. Murphy ..-.. --
Mildred Russell .........
Faye McCarty ...........
Beulah E. Nesler ........
Clarence Rairdon ........
Harley Rowe ............
Gaylord W. Russell ......
Harold W. Ranes ........
Veryl Stallings ..........
Virgil D. Scheller ........
Henry W. Stock .........
Leona S. Suttner .........
Irene Sanders ...........
Kenneth Simpson ........
Elva N. Schreiber ........
William Seibert .........
William B. Tischendorf ---
Edna M. Utley ...........
Juanita H. Vines ........
Dorothy C. Wallace ......
C. Manford Weilbrenner
Mary O. Wilson ..........
Loeraine M. Zimmerman
---R. E. K.
---C. M. ......... ---
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Alice E. Zimmerman ........ A, E, Z, ,,, ,-,,,,- -
Rarely Employs Artfulness
Wishes Lengthy Appearance
Walks Jubilantly Always
Cages All Balls
Called Rare Beauty
Takes No Blufiing
Evidently Feels Cute
He's Terribly Cunning
Merry Little Friend '
Invariably Encourages Fun
Makes Laughable Grins
Filled With Hunches
Hates City Habits
Envies Clermont's Height
Just Always Happy
Runs Things Judiciously
Loves Mischievous Jabber
Despises Keen Kuriosity
Won't Raise Kicks
Enticing Little Kurlyhead
Rather Entertaining Kid
Respectfully Avoids Maidens
Likable Little Man
Beguiles Even National Guards
Governed With Roguishness
Has Wonderful Rhetoric
Very Determined Sheik
He Wears Smiles
Loves Swell Society
Envies No Student
Won't Be Taciturn '
Endorses Mutual Understanding
Just Hates Vamps
Does Clever Works
Courts Many CFD Women
Ma.kes Octaves Wonderful
Loves Making Zeros
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Can You Imagine?
Harold Ranes selling tobacco?
Winona Alldredge's Pa letting her come to
Florence Hovey trifling with Conlin?
Edna Utley with straight hair?
Henry Stock in a tuxedo?
Eva York studying her lessons?
Raymond Miller making a proposal?
Loren Johnson getting frisky?
Lawrence Murphy making eyes?
Joe Collins not down on Walnut street?
Norman Alldredge in short trousers?
Anna Bernd wearing nose' glasses?
Harold Carson not loving the girls?
Manford Weilbrenner getting bald-headed?
Louise Alldredge with false teeth?
Ruth Kreutzinger not primping?
Wilma Dieterle studying Horace?
Enid Hendricks acting dumb?
Loeraine Zimmerman being a weakling?
Thomas Boyce going joy riding?
Hilda Hausman dressing "Frenchie? "
Veryl Stallings not losing her temper?
Dorothy Wallace not being clever?
Harley Rowe courting Mildred Blackburn?
Ruth Allyn becoming boisterous?
Mary Floyd Hogan losing her lover?
Spencer Ludlow being a midget?
Inez Fellemende getting into mischief?
Esther Kapperman getting excited over he
Kenneth Simpson being sarcastic?
Faye McCarty not talking?
Myra Blackburn refusing a dance?
Wallace Kramer asking for a date?
Francis Scheller getting desperate?
Dorothy Kuebler vamping the boys?
Richard Barter getting skinny?
Hanie McFadden not blushing?
Cora Bokelman acting cranky?
Virgil Scheller not chewing gum?
Buford Blackburn not winking?
Eleanor Coulter getting plump?
William Tischendorf not arguing?
Richard Jeffries loafing on the job?
Clarissa Breeze being an old maid?
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The Value of An Ideal
PETERMINES success Q
The class of 1924 closes the book on school life and takes its place in
the great maelstrom of human activity. To each member the future is
a great expanse, unexplored and uncharted. Its problems will succeed
each other on the stage of action unannounced and demand solution.
Your ability to solve them properly will determine your success or
failure. The tests are sure to comeg will you measure up to the respon-
sibility? The answer is with you. The value you place upon the high-
est, purest and best in life will determine the ideal that will standardize
your work. "We are all architects of fate," as the poet puts it, and des-
tiny will award each the full measure of merit. A strict adherence to
the high ideal will bring a sure reward.
YOUR FRIENDS EXPECT MUCH
Your loved ones and friends have faith in you and anticipate for you a
bright, honorable future. You owe them, yourself and the community
the best that is in your chosen field of labor. And whatever you
do, whatever you may be, remember that the Old First National Bank
is deeply interested in your success. For sixty years this great banking
institution has noted with appreciation the successive classes that have
stood at the threshold of opportunity, and feels a just pride in the
friendly help it has been able to render. With the classes that have
gone before, we want the members of the 1924 class to feel that this
bank has an equal interest in each of them. Feel free to call on us for
any service we can render you.
The Old First National Bank
A SERVICE FOR EVERY NEED
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Onre summer during harvest time my Uncle John Hargrave, my cousin
Harry, two of my chums, James Goodwin and Jack Hartley, and l decided
to visit an uncle of mine, for a vacation trip. We had completed oll our
preparations and had Hlled the baggage carrier with the camping outfit. We
were all ready to go.
"All-yn Boyce," called Uncle John. We all piled in and were off with
"There's one thing sure," called Uncle John, "we'll be bothered with
neither-Sutt-ner Sand-ers Cinders,l because this car doesn't burn coal and
our trip will be over improved roads."
After a few hours travel we passed an old building covered with Vines,
and Uncle John' fsjson said, "Dad tell me what that is.' '
"I Wil-son," he replied.
Before he could answer the question Jack cried out, "Why, that's a
"Oh, I know that," replied Harry, "but I mean that thing there by it."
'tOh, that's a corn-Schellerf'
Uncle John then remarked, "There surely isn't anyone living there now
as there is no Stock around, but that certainly would be a Rair-den for rob-
bers if it were not located on such a public road." V
We soon left the old building behind and a very prosperous looking
farm came into view. Upon seeing some horses in the barnlot James called
out, "ls that a Coult-er horse? "
"Why, that's a young colt," replied Uncle John, "but he surely is Given
some of the other horses a merry chase, and there's a Hog-an some chickens,
and look how funny that Hen-dri qnl ks water."
As we neared the house we heard a woman Collin' some one. When
she saw us she ran out and waved her hands frantically. As the car stopped
she told us that her husband had Bernd himself, and asked if we would come
in and help her. We entered the house and found that her husband had a
Blackburn on his arm. We dressed the wound quickly and for our kindness
they asked us to remain for dinner, to which we readily consented.
While waiting for dinner Jack said, 'fCome on boys, let's go out and
watch that Fellemende binder." After he had completed the repair we fol-
lowed him into the field and watched the men shocking wheat.
We heard one of the men say, "Kapp-'er-man, you don't need any
more bundles in that shock."
Jim asked, "What does he mean by capping the shock? " Uncle John
explained that they spread two bundles over the top of the shock. He then
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told us that some Miller would take the wheat and make it into flour, and
that we might sometime eat this same wheat in bread.
After dinner we thanked the people for their hospitality and continued
on our journey. As we were leaving the house, we almost ran over a hen,
which was trying to Nesler chicks, but with a Russell and a flutter they man-
aged to get out of the way.
' A little farther down the road we came upon a little boy sitting by an
old cart crying. We stopped and asked him what was wrong and he said.
"McCart-y's not much account and is about to break down." We pushed
the cart off to the side of the road and took him to find his father.
Our first r,ight's camping was delightful since a pleasant Breeze blew
all night which ,made sleeping very comfortable. V
The next morning we decided we wanted a chicken for breakfast, so
James went to a nearby farm house and began to Barter for a springer, but
he thought the price of 731 was too much and offered SOC, then 60c, then
65c and yet could not come to an agreement. Finally he said, "Now this is
my Forthoffer. l'll give you 75c and no more." James won for he came
back with the springer which together with hot coffee made a very tasty
The last day's journey was uneventful and in the evening as we drove
into a small town we passed a large playground, where several young people
were playing Tennis-on croquet. We stopped to watch the games for
awhile, but one impudent young fellow called us "hayseeds." We concluded
that we would rather drive on than to raise a Rowe, but before leaving we
had the satisfaction of hearing Uncle John say to Harry, loud enough for the
smart fellow to hear, "He's nothing but a Simp-son, and doesn't know any
better. " '
We were compelled to stay in an old hut our second night on account
of Ranes. The thjUt-ley in the edge of a large wood and afforded a nice
shelter from the storm. The next morning when we were ready to leave
we missed Harry. Just then we heard a shot and presently Harry came into
view with a fine young squirrel dangling from his belt. His father called to
him, "Hurry up, and get in the Car-son, we must be on our way."
The road that we were following led through swampy land which was
being improved. When this land is All-dredge-d and drained it will be valu-
able because of its fertility.
The third night was spent on the banks of a beautiful little stream. The
next morning Jack, who had awakened earlier than the rest of us, brought
in for breakfast a ine cathsh held by a string which he had run through its
Gill. When fried, this fish made a very appetizing dish. This day's travel
concluded our journey and late that evening we reached our destination.
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SELLS REPEATS SATISFIES
and It ls Right in Every Detail
LIME Clean, steel-cut
VAUPEL BUILDERS Fred P Dietz
P C0' The Busy Corner Grocer
Telephnoe 373-W 231-233 West Second Street
809-814 East Fourth Street NIT. VERNON, IND.
ELECTRIC SHOP AND BATTERY STATION
Electric Appliances, Vulcanizing, U. S. L. Batteries
230 Main Street Phone 650
J. A. HORSTE Anna Zimmerman
MEAT MARKET Art Needlework
Give Us a Trial Craft SIWP
325 West Second Street Mt. Vernon, Indiana
The Bryant Co. NlBLO'S
if Variety Store
The store that sells Dry Goods,
Shoes and Wearing Apparel Mt' Vernon' Ind'
for the Whole Family Phone 437
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Your lllldest, Most Necessary Public Servant
For thousands of years people lived without many
things which now seem necessities.
They lived without any light except that from the
sun, the moon and the stars.
They travelled the wide world over afoot.
They did not writeg they had no alphabet.
The only power they knew was human strength.
But never in this world did people live long anywhere without
a plentiful supply of wholesome water.
Furnishing a pure water supply is the oldest, the most necessary
The Mount Vernon Water Works Company
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A is for Albert, who's exceedingly honest.
B is for Buford, who can't be called modest.
C is for Clarissa, she's pretty-we'll say!
D is for the Dieterles, as bright as the day.
E is for Edna, our curly head so fair.
F is for Florence, who won't take a dare.
G is for Gaylord, our farmer to be..
H is for Harley, who makes us shout in glee.
I is for Inez, who loves U. S. History.
J is for Joe, who can't stand a mystery.
K is for Kenneth, our actor so fine.
L is for Lamb+-not the four-legged kind.
M is for Margie, who can't keep from smiling.
N is for Norman, whose glance is beguiling.
0 is for Ozora, an odd name it seems.
P is for pretty, what girls think they are.
Q is for quarrelsome, what teachers are not.
R is for Ruth, there's two in our class.
S is for Suttner, whom Leona represents.
Tis for Tischendorf, the nicest of gents.
U is for the prize winning uniform. which Virgil wears.
V is for Virgil, who after a foot ball wildly tears.
W is for William--his sobriquet is Bill.
X is for Propositions and theorems--we remember them still.
Y is for yell, what we do at each game.
Z is for the two Zimmermans, who act almost the same.
Mr. Turpin--Mary Louise, what is ratio?
Mary Louise Byron-Ratio is proportion.
Mr. Turpin-What is proportion?
Mary Louise-Proportion is ratio.
Mr. Turpin-What is ratio and proportion?
Mary Louise-Sir, I can answer only one question at a time.
Margaret-Joe, don't you think your overcoat is too loud?
Joe-Yes, dear, but when I put my muffler on, it will be allright.
Miss Page-What was the Mellon tax plan?
Clarissa-Cwho was not thinkingj-O, that was a tax on mellons.
Miss Davidson-Mary, name the four rules in today's lesson.
Mary G.-Shall I name them in order or skip around?
Miss Davidson-Perhaps you'd better stand still.
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That you have finished High School is a mark of ambition. You will never I
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H To the underclassmen we would say "Hang On." The reward is worth H
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ments which are sure to come before graduation day. U
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I It' you are interested in Business, we invite your attention to the splen-
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Mt. Vernon, Indiana
403 1-2 Main Street 1 14 College Ave. Phone 285-.I
WE APPRECIATE YOUR FOR
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Corner Water and Locust Streets SODA WATER
Travel the Electric Way
Hourly service to Evansville, Henderson, Rockport.
Six trips daily between Evansville and Owensboro.
EVANSVILLE 8: OHIO VALLEY RAILWAY
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Painting and Decorating
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213 West Ninth Street
KEEP SMILING WITH KELLYS
Auto and Tractor Repairing
Heironimus 8- Miller Garage
331 West Second Street
DR. J. R. RANES
Mt. Vernon, Ind.
I-IOOVER'S WHITE KITCHEN
A. Hartung 8: Bro. Quickservice
The popular store for :ill kinds
of School Wearing Apparel for
girls :md boys :tt
and Hot Lunch
Phone 676 109 W. Second St.
Piaums, Plamyers amd Rolls
Jesse l4'l'l'llt'Il dk Sons .mul The- Bald-
win Phonographs and R1-cords
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Charles-Ruby, may I hold your hand?
Ruby-No, this isn't Palm Sunday.
Charles-Neither is it Independence Day.
Allan B.-Kathryn, will you marry me?
Kathryn-I will marry whom 1 please.
Allan--Good, you certainly please me.
Miss Gilstrap-I am tempted to give this class a test.
Myra--Yield not to temptation.
Famous Q? J sayings on the Sullivan trip:
Shorty-When do we eat?
Dex--Who's got my shoes?
Myra-What's his name?
Florence-Donlt muss my hair.
E'beth--All right, men.
Betty F.- ---- CDenoting silence.J
Zim-I gotta see a friend of mine.
Veryl-Let's go to bed.
Buck-Where's my shirt?
Sarah K.--Cut out that noise! Wanna sleep!
"Of all the words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, "We've
Manford--My father used to be baldheaded.
Bill T.-What did he do for it?
Manford-Told himself a hair raising story.
Hear! Hear! Girls, how about this? "Those who say that every girl
has an ambition to be an actress are wrongg every girl IS an actress."
Miss Page--Write the longest sentence you can think of.
Morton--wrote-Imprisonment for life.
We wonder how many of us have any New Year Resolutions left to
Jack E.-What is it we sit on, lie on and Clean our teeth with?
John D.-I dunno. What?
Jack-A chair, a bed and a tooth brush.
Simp--How long can a person live without brains?
Joe C.-How old are you?
Florence H.-Oh, Billy, I'm so sorry I called you Halley. I thought
this was Friday night.
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Today's big business man realizes, as that other ONE realized cen-
turies ago, that success which endures can be built only on the good
will of humanity. He realizes the only monopoly which is sound and
sure is the monopoly of universal friendship. Like pigmies or like
dwarfs do those men of today appear who seek a business slogan which
is "clever," or which has a "punch," or which makes an ingenious "tie
On the other hand, what is more inspiring than the thought which
today's business man is adopting--the thought that if he wishes to suc-
ceed, he must first see to the welfare of others.
lt seems to us that those dreamers who talk of the millennium are
not such clreamers after all. It seems to us that nothing on earth can
be finer than a civilization where success must rely on the square deal
where it is practical to give rather than to take.
You, our young friends, are entering a new world. We want you to
be happy and prosperous as you journey through life. We know and
you will learn that real happiness comes from giving to others and help-
ing the other fellow-whether he be a friend, a foe, a competitor or a
stranger. lt is for this reason that we give you this message. lt is only
a humble contribution to the glory of that greatest Business Man of all,
who, nearly two thousand years ago, gave the world that immortal slo-
gan which we hope you will carry with you each day of the coming
"Do unto others as ye would have others do unto you."
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205 and 207 Main Street
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" The Store For All The People"
Cafeteria Connecting A FAMILIAR SIGN
P 0 S E Y UILDS
Sp al Rates to Students
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Of course, GIRLS, you have dreamed of some dziy ow11i11g Il
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When You Want to Build-Phone 41
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"Anonymouso1ogy" Note Book
fAdvanced Study of Sarcasmj
a. Kind usually found in M. V. H. S.
b. Reason for most of the notes written by pupils.
B. Prominent lovers in Mt. Vernon High.
1. Elva Schreiber
2. Walter King
3. Esther Schaefer
4. Margaret Forthoffer
C. Scoifers of love.
1. Myra Blackburn
2. Mr. Turpin
3. Beulah Nesler
4. Marian Dunn
ll. Playing Hookey
A. Reasons for doing so.
1. Pupils are seized with an unholy desire to disobey rules.
2. Lure of amusements too great to be overcome.
3. Lessons are too troublesome.
1. Eleanor Coulter
2. Pauline Short
3. Henry Stock
1. "Ain't no sich things in this school."
A. One reason why all the pupils will be glad to get to heaven.
B. Necessitated by malicious desire on the part of the faculty to tor-
ment helpless pupils.
C. Closely related to report cards.
D. Those who don't mind tests.
E. Those who do mind them.
1. The entire faculty. fThey have to work too hard when they
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lV. Method of Grading in M. V. H. S.
A. Good Points. '
1. Pupils lose sleep from worrying about their grades.
3. Shows disposition of teachers-i. e., whether they are strict
3. Method is so strict that it couldn't be worse, and there's room
galore for improvement.
B. Bad points.
1. They don't exist. The method's perfect.
V. Girls '
A. Sole occupation is to look pretty.
1. fSometimes they make a bad job of it.J
B. Usually silly, but entertaining, nevertheless.
C. Girl haters.
1. Joe Collins
2. Harold Carson
3. Mr. Shultz
4. Alfred Kiltz
D. Ladies' Men. 1
1. William Seibert
2. Clermont Carroll
3. William Holler
A. Chief amusement is to bother girls.
1. Come in handy sometimes, though, when there's a good show
on, and a girl's dead broke.
B. Reason for the existence of the pronoun "He."
C. M. V. H. S. old maids.
1. Della Bauman
2. Miss Gilstrap
3. Florence Hovey
4. Lula Mae .Johnson
D. M. V. H. S. girls who like boys.
1. Ruth Blackburn
2. Florence Gill
3. Wilma Allyn
A. Make Seniors get out in the cruel, cold world.
B. Shows that the same bunch of people can't be the bosses forever.
C. Reason why the Sweet Girl Graduates have memory Books. 3
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AN INVESTMENT OF
For seventy-three years the Southern Indiana Gas and Electric
Company has paid dividends to its Preferred Shareholders in cash,
Why--Because its husiness is providing the people of Southern
Indiana with a vital service. Good times and had times, they must have
those necessities--Gas, Electricity, Heat and Transportation.
Why not invest your Savings in Southern lndiana's largest and
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"Safe Since 1851"
DRUGS KODAKS Silas G. Howard
Insurance and Abstracts
AND 120 West Fourth Street
WILLIAMS Court Hotel
333 Main Street MRS. W. W. BISHOP
Phone Walnut Street
MT. VERNON, Y
INDIANA In matters Photographic, let us
STEVEN S' STUDIO
4031f2 Main Street
CANDY CIGARS Mt. Vernon, Ind.
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MEAT MARKETS M, H, HALL
204 Main Street Telephone 74
Congratulations, Class of '24
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344 West Fourth Street S H
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The stores VVith Price, Quality H 1 Wes' Second Sheet '
an1:lService N. H. LAsHBRooK H
FUR SALE BY ALL
Dlmfllfs J. C. Talbott Co. 7
C V Building Material Dealers
e Residence Phone 473
HAVANA UIGAR i
Yards, Corner Second and Chestnut
Manufactured by Streets :
FRANK J. Anmcs
BIT. VERNON, IND. :
Mt. Vernon, Ind. ly
Thomas Hotel l
DR' R' L' HARDWICK MRS. THOMAS, Proprietress n
Mt, Vernon, Ind, Good Meals Reasonable Rates
1 19 East Water Street H
ZIMMERMAN 81 BARKER VAN CALVIN'S
Attorneys at Law BILLIARD AND LUNCH ROOM
Mount Vernon, lndiana 119 West Second Street
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Alfred Kiltz--Seniors are not what they used to be.
Boots Blackburn-What'd they used to be?
Alfred Kiltz-Juniors, of course.
Mr. Turpin-I always carry this revolver. lt saved my life once.
Miss Schneider--How thrilling! Tell me about it.
Mr. Turpin-I was starving and I pawned it.
Private Harley Rowe-l'd like to have a new pair of shoes, sir.
Capt. Rowe-Are your shoes worn out?
Harley-Man! my soles are so thin I can tell heads or tails on a dime
with my feet.
Mr. Shultz-Jack, you are late.
Jack E.-Sorry, sir, I had tough beefsteak for breakfast.
Florence-Myra's complexion has improved wonderfully of late.
Shorty+Yes, she is beginning to learn how to put it on.
John Dietz-Why do they say in the market reports that wheat is ner-
Richard Wilson-I guess it's because it expects to be thrashed.
Stubbs-Do you give your stock plenty of exercise?
Charlie Mc.-No! But they give me plenty though.
Alice Lynn-Have you noticed what a lot of simple little things there
are in evening gowns this year?
Big "Simp"---I should say I have. l've danced with at least twenty of
Miss Gilstrap fto English Classy--What would you do if the ghosts of
George Washington and Abe Lincoln walked into the room?
Jack E.-I'd run!
Ruth K.-Did you know that Kenneth talks in his sleep?
Alice Z.--No, does he?
Ruth-It's true. He recited in grammar class this morning.
Morton L.-What shall we do?
Billy Mann-I'll spin a coin. If it's heads we'll go to the movies, tails
we'll go to the dance, and if it stands on its end we'll study Civics.
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No matter how beautifulg
No matter how big,
All must have
A tirm foundation.
This bank can be
A substantial factor
In realizing the fruits
Of your imagination.
"The Bank With the Chi
The Mt. Vernon
"Tire Bank With the Chime Clock"
Page One Hundred and Fifteen
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F armers' Elevator Company
Wheat, Corn, Coal, Poultry, Eggs and Feeds
Mt. Vernon, Ind.
STOP AND SHOP AT JAMES A. BLACKBURN
S Everything in Cut Flowers and Pot
This is Even-yhody's Store Plimts
- All Orders Appreeiated
l , , Phone 653 411 XV. Fourth Street
The BEST quality tood is not too
good for you. and if we could eon-
vince you that the BEST FOODS cost
no more at this store than you have
been aweustomed to pay for the or-
dinary kind, you wouldn't shop :my-
H 5, Distributors
Chase 8: Sun-
, X .N bo1'n's Celebrated
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Pure Food Pro-
ducts and E-Z-
DEWEESE 81 BOWER
Horses and Mules and General
206 E. Second St. Phone 664
M. W. ABELL
THE "SHOE DOCTOR"
Shoes Repairecl While You Wait
321 West Second Street
Hair Cutting and Bobbing a
102 East Third Street
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Mr. Shultz-Hilton, how is it that no matter how quiet and peaceful
things are, as soon as you appear on the scene trouble begins? r
Hilton S.-I guess it's just a gift, Mr. Shultz.
Vernon Robinson-Have you read my latest poem?
Fair Neighbor-Yes, but l feel a trifle better now.
Eleanor C. to Starken, coming from the foot ball game-What an
awful gash you have on your forehead.
Starken-Oh next to nothing, next to nothing.
Mr. Wahnseidler at Exam-Does any question bother you?
Shannon Pleasants-Not at all sir, not at all. The questions are quite
clear. lt's the answers that bother me.
Mr. Stubbs-Let us take the example of the busy ant. He is busy all
the time. He works all day and every day. Then what happens?
Alfred Kiltz-He gets stepped on.
Mr. Turpin--What are you going to run, the half or the mile?
Peck C.-1 don't know yet, l can tell better at the end of the half.
Mr. Allgood fto the Champsj-Lot of girls use dumb-bells to get color
in their cheeks. ,
Zimmie-And lots of girls use color in their cheeks to get dumb-bells.
Mr. Wahnseidler fin Physics Classy-Virgil what is the center of
Virgil S.-The letter "v."
Miss Davidson-What is an alibi, Harvey?
Harvey Davis--Being somewhere, where you ain't.
Miss Gilstrap--Albert, who wrote Gray's Elegy?
Albert H.-l don't know.
Samp-Some men you know, are born great, and some achieve great-
lnez Fellemende-Exactly! And some just grate upon you.
Miss Covalt-You are always behind in your studies.
George H.-Well you see, it gives me a chance to pursue them.
Miss Pickerl-There's nothing like cheerfulness. l admire anyone who
sings at his work.
Edna Dexheimer-Now you must love a mosquito.
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tention. ARCOLA BOILERS.
PAUL L. SHORT
Mt. Vernon, Ind.
EDGAR A. ALLDREDGE
Our motto: Service and etticient Bmiud'
work. Let us do your work.
N M. STEAM LAUNDRY
415 Main sneer Phone 143
"Pm not superstitious, but I be-
lieve in Signs."
W. D. LAWRENCE
Taxi and Storage Service
Day or Night
Phone 25 214 College Ave.
C O L L I N S '
--for Hot Lunches DR. HOVEY
Second St. and College Ave.
Fischer's Sanitary Meat Market
BEEF, PORK, VEAL and MUTTON
Mk fS kdMeatand
a ers o mo e
All Kinds of Sausage
307 Main Street Phone 83
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Mr.. Shultz-George, what do you expect to be when you get out of
high school? ,
George Dieterle-An old man.
Mr. Wahnseidler-Your recitation reminds me of Quebec.
Mr. Wahnseidler--Built on a bluff.
Virgil-I tlunked that exam cold.
Beulah-l thought it was easy.
Virgil-It was, but l had vaseline on my hair and my mind slipped.
Bus Burks--What must I tell Myra to please her?
Bus-But if she has none?
Eleanor-Then tell her about the plainness of others.
Miss Page-John, what shape is the earth?
John Dietz-Pretty bad shape from what my dad says.
Miss Davidson-We will have a quiz to-morrow.
Wilma D.-What shall we write on?
Miss Davidson-Paper, of course.
Miss Gilstrap-Edna, why did you laugh out loud?
Edna-I didn't, 1 laughed up my sleeve but there was a hole in it.
Miss Kelley-What Hgure of speech is this, My teacher is an angel?
Margaret Forthoffer-Will you charge a loaf of bread for me?
Clerk--Sorry, this is a grocery store and not a battery station.
Maurice Crowe in a grocery store-What have you this morning?
Grocer--O, tell your mother we have nice string beans to-day.
Maurice-Good, how much are they a string? '
Lula Mae-The idea of working on Caesar two hours. I would never
have thought of that.
Anna B.-I didn't, Miss Page suggested it.
Eugene Dawson--Say, what is a curtain raiser at a basket ball game?
Everett Caldemeyer-O, good night, it's the one who raises? the cur-
tain so you can see the game.
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WE GIVE QUALITY AND SERVICE
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Grovm'im-s, t'nl1I M1-ants and Notions
S15 Wm-st Second Street
MT. VERNON, INIJ.
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l'ICCIl.E E. VIETZ
E. E. Dawson 8: Son
Poultry and Eggs Bought and Sold
General Blacksmithing and Grind-
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Miss Covalt-Dorothy, how would you explain that question?
Dorothy-Well, I'd explain it just like you did.
Miss Covalt-Enid, how would you explain it?
Enid-Just like Dorothy did.
Dorothy K.-Miss Clements, please close the window.
Miss Clements-But why?
Dorothy Kuebler-Well, it blew my cook book shut and now I don't
know what I was making.
Mr. Turpin-Edith, hand in those 10 problems to-morrow.
Mr. Turpin-No, hand them in orally.
Mother-Kenneth, where were you last night?
Kenneth Simpson-Had a date.
Mother--With that dirty shirt?
Kenneth-No, mother, with a girl.
Miss Davidson-Mary Floyd, take this front seat.
Mary Floyd-Please, matam, where shall I take it?
M. E. Trousdale-Helen, there's a town in Mass. named after you.
Helen Joest-What's its name?
M. E. Trousdale-Marblehead.
Mr. Turpin-Loeraine, what are you doing this period?
Loeraine Z.-Waiting for the next one, sir.
Miss Gilstrap--Edna, what have you read?
Joe Collins-Say, Simp, when was beef the highest?
Simp+Well, let me see, last year?
Joe-You're wrong, when the cow jumped over the moon.
Miss Covalt-Ruth, will your watch tell time?
Ruth K.--No, ma'am, you have to look at it.
Mary O.-Eva, how much do you weigh?
Mary O.-With or without the complexion?
Leona S.-In what course do you expect to graduate?
Wilma D.-The course of time.
veryi-Buck, what are limping about?
Buck--I stepped on the spur of the moment.
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WEST END SANITARY JOHN M. CULLEY
GROCERY Grocery and Meat Market
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S. F. MAURER
PYOPYICIOI' G. EDWARD BEHRENS ll
614 West Second Street County Superintendent of Schools
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D JO DOE R Daily Papers
With All the Late News of the Day
THE BUSY CORNER BARBER MT- VERNON NEWS AGENCY 2
SHOP Service-The Best
All Customers Treated Alike 3
H. D. GOTNEP., P1-np. C- C- MAURER 1
225 Viest Second Street Representative
J' R' EVERTSON The Barber Shop for
Insurance and Real Estate Better Service H
319A Main sneer 4
Mt. Vernon, Indiana 5
CHAS. F. HEIVIPFLING H
DR. T. C. EMMICK Handling a Complete Assortment of
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County Attendance Officer
W. CLAUDE WALKER
HON. HERDIS CLEMEN TS
County Circuit Judge
S. W. SMITH
County Road Superintendent
ALVIN E. GEMPLER
LEMUEL P. JONES
JAY B. STREEBY
Justice of the Peace
EARL H. SUDDOTH AGENCY CONRAD MAIER JR.
Real Estate Farm Loans Corner Third and Mill
Insurance Merchant Tailor
THE WEST SIDE STORE
Can supply your every want in Gro- DR. E. MCELHANEY
ceries, Dry Goods and Shoes.
THE KIRK COMPANY
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