Mulvane High School - Wildcat Yearbook (Mulvane, KS)

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. NINETEEN fltfW™.Y« tttrX T I-i K MULVANE SEVENTEEN UPtetttUe ItttU lUctCK HIGH SCHOOL ©ttt- faculty You say you would like to know something moie about our faculty? Why, they ' re alright. Getting along tine. They are the best the Seniors have known in a long time. They are all here tor business, and each tends strictly to his or her cwn business, when not tending to that of someone else. It might be hard for one not acquainted with our faculty to learn much about them through this writeup, on account of it ' s not being entirely authentic. But, however. I might say of our super- intendent that he is just like some little " kid, " although dressed in man ' s clothes, coming to school with his pockets full of peanuts and candy. Always sharing with those poor needy ones who come to the office. He is a very busy man, but always has time to talk (his main occupation). He is always equal to the situation, and in general quite clever. If you need any help or information, ask him. He is our walking newspaper, encyclopedia, calendar, dictionary, and in general an informa- tion buieau. He luiows most everything. Handy? He certainly is. He saves us lots of time in searching for things we don ' t know. He is the leader and " stand by " of the Senior class, and he tries to see to it that they know all be knows before xhey graduate. What is his name? Mr. W. W. Curfman. Physics? Oh, yes, Mr. J. A. Glover teaches that. He is our principal. He also teaches some of the minor classes, such as Freshman algebra. Where does he get his world of knowledge? Oh, I suppose from the same place the other teachers get theirs, " THE ALMANAC. " Is he helpful? Yes, indeed, we couldn ' t get along without him. Athletics? Yes, that is where he shines, " and also with the Junior girls. " He is our football coach. Yes, Miss Ruth Meeker teaches English. Faithful? Well. I guess. She is doing her very best to impart her knowledge to us. German is also one of her specialities. She is especially helpful to the Freshmen, those poor downtrodden creatures. She takes pity on them and helps them over any of their troubles or difficulties. Strict? Yes, that is Miss Edith Campbell. Maybe some of you knew it before, but she is just as jolly as can be (outside of school hours). She has been here two years, and the pupils have learned to toe the mark in her classes. Helpful? She certainly is. She will do most anything for you except tell you the examination questions. She is a product of M. H. S. and we are proud of her. She teaches mathe- matics and history. More? Yes, just one, last, but not least. Did you know she was making some good cooks? Yes, she teaches domestic science. I expect she will get me for telling you this, but if you don ' t know it, you will soon find out that " strict " is her middle name. She ' s got ' em all beat. The high school orchestra would suffer without her helpful guidance. Our faculty is the pride of our school. We wish to thank the school board for using such good judgment in selecting our faculty. We wish them all success in the future and a position in M. H. S. next year. Ruby Canaday — " Ask Cecil. " Page 9 .SK ' I l ©ranac ami Iktk NINETEEN HIGH SCHOOL VL iClUUV cuiu puilJV SEVENTEEN (the Alumni With the commencemenl of 1917 another year was added to the history of our Mulvane high school, fittingly marked by th passing, from her halls of another of young men and women to join in the world of work and stern reality. Four short years have iln spenl within her borders — years of mingled toil and pleas- ure, preparing for a future life of usefulness. Their tho ' ts, no doubt, are regre - centering about friends and classmates so closely associated with the near past — so soon to be widely separated. Very little thot, if any, do they give to the Alumni family into which they have just entered, ' out at some future day they will awaken and feel with pride and realization that they aie sons and daughters of the Mulvane j high school. Every year brings a welcome increase in our membership and to this class of 1!U7. lb. Alumni Association extends hearty greetings and welcome. It is our wish that the dreams and hopes which have come to them in the happy years of preparation just past, shall, in this commencement of their life in a bioader realm, prove an inspiration that shall grow stronger and better with each passing year. That you may know just who you are, as a member of the Alumni Association. ;. few words as to its history and purpose will be in older: From the time of the graduation of the first class of six graduates in 1889, until the present time with a total of neatly two hundred and forty members, the spirit of sociability has been fos- tered and developed into the form of an organization. The officers are elected annually and consist of president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. Regular clues are not collected and unless you attend the annual banquet, there are no expenses to meet. The reception and banquet given at commencement time each spring is per- haps the most enjoyable affair. The preceding year ' s graduating class has charge of the program and here it is that the timid young graduates are bro ' t before the Alumni and subjected to the most trying and severe initiation ceremonies. If they withstand ihese bravely, they are invited to the banquet ball where a program, consisting of class histories by representatives of each class, letters from absent members and something to eat besides " toasts " are given. This may not seem to be a proper time and place to drop a just criticism, never- theless, it is a rather noticeable fact that as an association, we are not well enough. united with, and supported by, a good many of our members. Resident Alumni mem- bers are usually present and the Mulvane high school has no more active and help- ful friends than seme of the Alumni. Yet it has not done as much as it might do as an association in promoting the interests of the school, were it a more avtivo and attended organization. What a splendid thing it would be if at least a majority of its more than two bundled members took an active part. The Mulvane High School Alumni Association stands for a greater influence in the promotion of educational spirit and resented by people in all walks of life. As a school is necessarily judged by its graduates, we as individuals, are representing our high school creditably or not, in many parts of our great nation. Now, as wo pause reminiscently and look back on the members of the vaiiotts graduated classes, we cannot but feel that our Alma Water is fulfilling her mission most nobly in making the world better. —LOUISE BLAIR. Gladys Smith — " Oh great yiirf. " 10 NINETEEN SEVENTEEN dtrantje anb flack H igh l s v c a h n o e ol c C22 t f George Howard — " 7 want a tango. " Page ii MT I. VANE 1IICII SCHOOL ©retime anit HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN PAIL PAYNE Colh ge I ' " paratory President Senior ' lass. Senior play. Fool ball team. High school chorus. High school orchestra. Delta Beta literary society. Busi- ness manager of " Orange and Black. " RUBY CANADA V Colh ge l ' i i pai atoi y High school chorus. Senior play. Beta literary sociel y. Delta KARL KIMBLE Coll ' ge Pi eparatoi y Student council. Senior play. High school chorus. Delta Beta literary society. Football t« am. Ti ack. Gladys Loper — " Good-night. ' ' NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range mxh JHack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL HOLLAND .JOHN ' S College Preparatory Treasurer of Senior class. Senior play. High school orchestra. Football team. High school chorus. Athenian literary society. President student body. Editor of " Orange and Black. " Vice president Athenian literary society. Debate team. DORIS RIGGS Normal Training Student council. Athenian literary society. Senior play. High school chorus. Debate team. CLARENCE PURGESON College Preparatory High school chorus. Senior play. Delta Beta literary society. Football team. Track Florence Kimble — " Oh Golly. Page 13 Ml I. VANE 11 k;ii school (On-uuu a ni Black NINETEEN SEVENTEEN FLOYD JOHNS Colh ■■ ! - ' i epai iiim ii High school chorus. Senior play. II gb school orchestra. Vice president Senior class. Athenian literarj society. JUANITA NELSON Normal Training Senior play. Athenian literary society. High school chorus. DEWEY FAKNEY College Preparatory High school chorus. Senior play. Athenian literary society. Football team. Lucille Howard — " For Pats sake. " Page M NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range mxit piark MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL MARTHA BROOKS Normal Training High school chorus. Senior play. Beta literary society. Delta •Senior (ttlass |3ocm On a clear September morning, in the year nineteen thirteen, Came a class into the high school, very young and very green. On the track and in our classes, we worked hard a name to make. Some have left us and some have joined us, till we number four to There is Dean, our jolly member, whom we honor and obey ; Sy, the president of our class, to the seventh grade doth stray; Jerry, who cannot be good, if his life depended on it; And our little, brown-eyed Martha, whose mind is prone to flit ; Doris is our studious member, who always likes to tat; Dewey, our great politician, yes he is a Democrat; The prospects for Rolland are very bright we see, For his motto, " Now or Never, " is as fitting as can he. Then there is Ruby, whose greal fault seems to he her lack of brain, Karl has a noble mission, that of running everything, And Floyd our farmer man, will he married in the spring. K. M C., Leila Martin — " He sure is keen. " dale Page l ■ " [gh l s v c a h n ooi 0)nuuK stub llack NINETEEN IIICII SCHOOL V lrtllUl CI1IU AUt-lin SEVENTEEN •Sterna ilHstovu After ;i hard life of rigid rules and discipline in the eighth grade, under Mr. Bloomenshine, wi the Mulvane high school in the year L913, to take up the work and with it the trials and troubles of the Freshman class. Our idea of high school was. thai it was. a place when we could do anything we pleased, anywhere we pleased and nobodj would object. It represented freedom npared with the grades. As soon as our careers as Freshmen were started, we began to realize our situation, and set aboul al once to carrj out our idea of high school life. In our teacher ' s estimation there never was and never could be another (lass as bad as we were. The signs of a Freshman having been in any room were some thing [ike the effects left by a cyclone passing through. Of course we were the brightest and healthiest bunch of Freshmen thai ever entered M. H. S. We were noted for our athletic ability. We had a basketball team to be proud of, on account of their victories over I ' dall and also a close game with Derby ' s firsl team. Basketball wasn ' t our only achievement. We had three members on the regular track team, one of which broki the county record in his event and carried home one of the gold medals. The final examinations found us all prepared, and we ended our first year with many new ideas and achievements. The fall of 1914 found us in the Sophomore class, under a new faculty. Nev arrangements had been made, and we tried to settle down a little, but before the school year was half over some vandal had to spoil the reputation we had made with our new teachers, by painting " Sophs. 17 " on the assembly doors. A little later, on hallowe ' en night a cow found hei wa. into the school house. Our class was well repre- sented in the office the next week when the judgment day came. We tried to he good al year, hut from all appearances we failed. At this time we began to have various ocial ' Vents between the Sophs and the Freshies, which seemed to hind those classes closer together socially. Athletics was not slighted in the least this year. We won first place in the inter-class track meet, and also carried home our share of medals 1 1 din t he county meet. The Junior year found us in still another arrangement. This year we began to study in earnest, hut it did no good. We were shown by figures that we were the dumbest (lass in school. We were below the average, and It seemed that the harder studied the worse we became. However we held our own in athletics. Out of the fourteen sweaters given to football players, seven were claimed by Juniors. A Junior was also captain of the football team. We again won the inter-class track meet. The night after the track meet we gathered at Canaday ' s house and made up some yells. Some members of the Sophomore class stole them, and gave them to the Seniors to yell in chapel, because they didn ' t have the nerve or backbone to do it themselves. This year we carried heme two gold medals and others too numerous to mention, from various meets. We were the only class in high school that possessed gold medals. This, our Senior year is the most exciting and prosperous that we have had yet. We started in with a rush and intend to keep it up the entire Mar. We have attempted and carried oul more things than any other Senior class in the history of the school. ave put on a class play, and are publishing the fiist M. 11. S. Annual. Athletics was nol neglected this year. We started seven men on the regular football team, but on account of the injuries and moving and various other causes we were not able to finish the season with more than four, which was as many as any other class had. .Miss Campbell- " You ik i I laugh at. such foolish things. " ■ LG NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie m h Black MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Merle Cron — " I never did like girls, especially when they tease me. Page LI mi i. vane nVmm srtrJl Trtl ' trh nineteen HIGH SCHOOL VUdllUl cllUl UUtlCK SEVENTEEN Senior (Class Will We, the Senior class of 1 ! 1 7. being of sound mind, known for our greal intelligence, do, in the lasl days of our life in high school, hereby, will aiad bequeath llu following endowment to-wit : To the Juniors we leave the undisputed possession of the south row of seats in the study hall, so they may watch the milk wagons go past, and so the girls will nol have to stand up to wave at the hoys who may happen to pass. We also leave our physics texts which we found so hard to master. We also leave them the places on the debate team which are left vacant We hope they will uphold the honor we have striven so hard to gel and thai i hey will forgel their class prejudice. To the Sophomores, we leave our honors which we so faithfully won on both the track and football field. Thai they may follow in our footsteps in o much as to have a majority of the men on the football team, and being able to win the inter-class track meets. Also to Lelia English we wish to leave our common sense, and hope she will profit by it. To the Freshman class we leave the prescription for getting rid of hash- fulness and greenness. The Senior hoys also leave the freshman boys all the old pipes which they wore out in the course of their high school career. But we sincerely hope that they will not find any use for them. To the ne i year ' s Annual staff we leave our snug little room down under the basement stairs, with expectation thai they will not misuse il any more than we did. To the Faculty, who labored so faithfully with us through our senior year we leave our thanks and the satisfaction of knowing thai they had the opportunity of teaching some of the greatesl men of tomorrow. To the Janitor we leave the scraps of paper this annual was written on. And the honor and special privilege of cleaning up the Annual room after v e have vacated it. To the whole school we ' leave the happy remembrances of this class. In witness hereof we do set our hand and seal this eighteenth day of May in the year of our Lord, 1!H7. Seal SENIOR CLASS, ' 17. Harold Albright — " Are yon speaking to me- 18 NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range ant fUatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Clyde Baughman— " 07i shucks Miss Campbell. " Page L9 MULVANE AWim. ti ?ttl-ti»l NINETEEN 1 1 Kill SCHOOL UHcUUU cUtU ttUclCk SEVENTEEN § ' cniiu (Class Prophcnj On April I, L930, I opened my old fashioned country bouse as a tea room. As il was located on paved mads between two large cities business soon began to flourish. Mad it doI been for the recenl death of my husband I would have been very happy. One afternoon a large automobile stopped In front of the house, a man and woman stepped out and came up the walk. There was something strangely familiar about the man ' s face, DUl I couldn ' t think what it was. I opened the door for them and before I could say anything the gentleman spoke. called me bj my name and was shaking hands vigorously. " Jerry, " I gasped, for 1 instantly recognized that voire. His hair was quite gray, which somewhat changed his appearance, but his voice was just as pleasant as it was when we were class-mates at Mulvane High. lie introduced me to his wife, who was an actress in an opera. Jerry was a very i anions actor and was playing opposite his wife. " Do you know where Paul is? " I asked, " I haven ' t seen or heard of him since he was divorced from Doris Richardson. " " He ' s a pharmacist in some flourishing town in western Kansas. 1 ran across him a few months ago when my train was delayed there several hours. He also dees some cartoon work on the side. I couldn ' t help asking bim if he was married, and was certainly surprised to hear that he was not. The divorce accounted for it. " " Why don ' t you tell her about the lady you found in the hospital, " asked his wife. " O. yes. ' ' continued Jerry. " 1 must not forget that. Three months ago I was operated on for appendicitis which seems as popular as it used to be. Imagine my sur- l rise when 1 discovered that my nurse was Dean Xelson. I never would have known her l»ut she recognized me and told me who she was. Say you never would know that girl, she is so thin. 1 don ' t believe that she weighs a bit more than one hundred and fifty pounds. It was through her that I learned of Rolland. I never was so sur- prised in my life did you know that he is a missionary in Africa? I don ' t know how- it happened but Dean said he was disappointed in love. Do you know what became of Doris and Ruby? " " Yes, " I replied. " Ruby is happy, married to a wealthy lawyer. I gol a letter from her the other day. She has thirteen children and seems to be liv- ing the kind of life she always wanted to. Doris has several letters tacked to her panic, and is a professor in the University of Colorado. But where is Floyd? I left immediately after we graduated and haven ' t heard from him since. " " He married Gertrude that summer and they are living on a large fruit farm in Arkansas. " " Well, that isn ' t quite so surprising, but have you heard what a famous politician Dewey bet ame? " " No I haven ' t. " said Jerry. " Tell me about him. " " Well I am taking the Wichita Beacon, and it has been praising him highly. I guess he is about the most popular senator Kansas has had for some time. He secured a position for Karl Kimble as postmaster in some large Kansas town. Neither of these hoys is married yet and they say that Kail is likely to be a confirmed oh ' bachelor, but it is rumored that Dewej is to be married soon. " We continued this pleasant chat for some time, but as Jerry had to return for the show that uight they did not stay as long as they otherwise would have. I was certainly glad for his visit. It had given me many things to think about. Sonic of the class had turned out entirely different than I expected, but each member Of the class ' 17. I was glad to know, were doing w-ell in the world. Cliffe Rowland — " I couldn ' t find any larger hail ridbon. " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Orange mxi $Uatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Helen Blair— " am going to be a Red Cross nurse. " Page 2 j Ml I VANE IIKill SCHOOL (OnuuK anit lUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Cecil Bidwell— " WiZZ you plea estionf s n eV n e e n e e n n ©rattle mft fBIack hKI ol Jluniar litstonr The Junior class of 1916 and ' 17, entered II. S. thirty-five strong and kept tJiings lively during their Freshman year. The next year showed a decrease of fourteen, but the remaining twenty- one v .ere of a hardy and achieving disposition and rode bravely over the trials and billows of the Sophomore year and glided into the higher and more developed seas of the Junior year with a crew of nineteen. These nineteen students who have survived out of the thirty-five are a happj and industrous lot, always striving to do their best, and attaining fame and honor for their dear old J I. H. S. As a class we have progressed rapidly along all lines. Not only in our studies but in athletics and public speaking ability as well. Our foot hall manager last fall was a Junior. Our athletic manager is a Junior. We have been strong in our inter-class track meets, although not first, but we are hoping to make a good showing this spring. Five of our members were on the football team. The II. S. orator and reader are members of the Junior class, and we are sure that their achievements will be a credit to their class as well a.s to their school. Taken as a whole, our past history has been of remarkable character and something of which to be proud and next year with the aid of more experience and age we are expecting to make a record which will not easily be surpassed. We have the material for such, and time will show the ability and achievements of the class of ' 18. (Class $oll CECIL BIDWELL ELDABELLA KROM HELEN BLAIR FLORENCE KIMBLE BARBARA CAMPBELL LEILA MARTIN GLADYS CHARLES CLEEL McBEE LILYAN DICKINSON LAUR1NE McCREIGHT LEE ECK CLIFPIE ROWLAND ALBERT HARVEY PEARL RUSSELL HELEN HOUGH GLADYS SMITH LUCILLE HOWARD GRACE SPITZER ETHEL JENSON RUSSELL THROCKMORTON (Class (Officers LILYAN DICKINSON President RUSSELL THROCKMORTOxN Vice President CLEEL McBEE Treasure! Miss Blair — " That ' s not a bit funny. " Page 23 MULV l MICH SCHOOL (OrcuuK sttti Plath NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Leslie Brown — " Oh, you did? " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramje mxb piatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL J 7 Cordis Thompson — " 1 haven ' t got nothing to do with the girls. " Page -: MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (Orange anh HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Howard Sealock — " Now you twit dot tid ' hi. " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©rctnae anit Black MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL % c upltumorc Gllass We, the members of the Sophomore class, have safely survived the trials and hardships of our Freshman year, and are now successfully discharging the duties of Sophomores. We have found that the duties of Sophomores are much larger and more numerous than those of Freshmen. However, our capabilities, like our duties have increased with time. During our Freshman year we more than held our own with the other classes. Leo Johnston, one of our members won first place in the oratorical contest and our hoys won second place in athletics. This year several of our members have distinction in different ways. Doris Thompson and Chris- tine Wright have splendid voices. Leota Seekamp has had success as a reader. Four Sophomore hoys, Waldo Lindsay, Harold Albright, Paul (Juinn and Howard Sealock were football players. Waldo Lindsay was captain of the team. Although we furnish the teachers with splendid thinking material, the ►Sophomore class is not very popular with the teachers. We are quite cer- tain that if present conditions continue, all of the teachers of the Sophomore classes will start life anew and take up the occupation of lecturing. How- ever that may he, we would rather pay admission to lectures than « ' et them free of ehai ge. Kut let us look forward to, and plan for future days instead of looking back and speculating on what is already done. We have successfully over- come all obstacles in our way so far, and are now trusting in the fate that vvalches over the Sophomore class. (Class JUdl HAROLD ALBRIGHT CLYDE BAUGHMAN LESLIE BROWN HAROLD CHEATHAM .IOIIXNIE COOPER MERLE CROX LELIA ENGLISH PAUL GUINN GEORGE HOWARD FLORENCE IRWIN LEO JOHNSTON WILLIAM LENTZ CHRIST 1XE WALDO LIXDSEY GLADYS LOPER ROBERT MARTIN CLYDE PAYNE VERA RIGGS BELLA ROBERTSOX FRAXK RUSSELL MARY RUSSELL HOWARD SEALOCK LEOTA SEEKAMP DORIS THOMPSOX MARY WELLS WRIGHT lass (Officers WALDO LIXDSEY President { Vice President } --Heeretai and Treasurer WILLIAM LENTZ Grace Spitzer— " i don ' t remember anything about the ( nest inn. " Page ■■; MULVANE MICH SCHOOL (Oramu mxh Slack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Thompson— ' Wow Li i just stop that: NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range anit lUack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (hJB isE «8 , V Anthony Conklin — " 2 ore »r ro r.s m Chickens. " Page 29 Ml I. VANE HICH SCHOOL (OraniK attb SHath NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Paul Guinn— " An now teacher. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range mxit JUack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (EIjc Jflrestynran (Ulass If it is quality, not quantity that counts in this world, then the Fresh- men take the cake. We arc few in number and have had but little experience in M. H. S., but the class of ' 20 will make its mark. We are not unusually brilliant stu- dents though we manage to get our grades; we have not made wonderful records in athletics; but where we shine is in school pranks and practical joking in general. The Freshmen now are terribly abused by both upper classmen and faculty, but when Ave are Sophomores, Juniors and even Seniors, we ex- pect to remember that we were once Freshmen. In future years when you see familiar names in the text books, remember that there was a clever class of Freshmen once in the history of the school. When you read in the newspapers of the great men and women of the day. you must think of the old saying, that appearances are sometimes deceitful as you never expected anything like that of the closs of " 20. Also, when you speak of the president of the United Slates, you must not appear too familial ' with him as you did not appreciate him when he was a Freshman in high school. You might just as well admit now as later that the Freshmen are a pretty nice little bunch and that you arc proud of them. Glass ftull MERLE ARNOLD HOPE FELLER PAUL ARNOLD PAULINE LOGAN HAZEL CHEATHAM ALICE PAPES .MAY CITIZEN LEMOINE SEAMAN ANTHONY CONKLIN FERN SULLIVAN BEVA CRON EDNA SPRING WILD A DYE FRANK TURKLE MERL FARNEY HAZEL WEST (Class (Officers MAY CITIZEN President PAULINE LOGAN Vice President WILDA DYE Secretary and Treasurer Florence Irwin — " Dog gone it. " Page 31 U 1 VANE iik;h school (OnnuK attb itUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Leota Seekamp— " Oft, kids, is he marriedl NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©raiw anit Black MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Page 33 Ml ' I.YANK 111(111 SCHOOL (OnnuK smi Slack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Vera Riggs — " Ah Thmnlrr. NINETEEN fllW»i n«» svit ?Al»ii»l MULVANE SEVENTEEN WtcUUJC M0 UUclCk HIGH SCHOOL Mxxsit A better opportunity for the study of music in our high school was provided for this year, by the skillful advice of Mr. Curfman. He arranged for a period to devoir to music, the same as our other subjects, by shifting periods, and beginning school at an earlier hour, thus making five periods in the morning. This extra period was used for the study of music, both for chorus and orchestra work, which took three days in the week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. A chorus of forty members was immediately organized with Mr. Curfman as di- rector, and a study of good, classical chorus numbers was begun. The Victrola was used several times and much was gained from it by hearing the songs played before trying to sing them. An orchestra of fourteen members was also organized with Miss Blair, music teacher of the grades, as their director. Some of the numbers they used are, " Bitter Sweet, " " On the Wing, " and " First Love. " Both organizations furnished opportunities for students who knew practically noth- ing about music, to begin such study, and also opportunities for those who were more advanced, to be helped by the practice. The music department gave one program during the year, on March 9th. The chorus sang " Bridal Chorus, " from the " Rose Maiden, ' and " Italia Italia Beloved. " They also gave the musical farce, " Mr. Mikado. " The orchestra furnished several good numbers, among which were, " Mason ' s Grand March, " " Shadows, " " O, Belle Nuit, " from " Tales from Hoffman, " " Apple Blossoms " and " Twinkling Stars. " The vocal music up until spring, was devoted entirely to chorus work and glee club work was not done at all. This accounts for our not learning a greater number of songs, but it was thought best to give everybody a chance instead of forming a glee club and doing more individual work. However, in the Mikado, there was a chance for some solo work. The plans for the spring work were to do more glee club work, such as mixed quartets, duets and solo work. The appreciation of the numbers sang by ihe chorus and by the talent in the play, were shown by the applause from the crowd at the Mikado. As a result of the time and efforts put forth by the members of the chorus during the year, they feel that they have been greatly benefited. They consider this success due to their faithful and able director .Mr. Curfman. Let me go where ' er I will, I hear a sky-born music still; It sounds from all things old. It sounds from all things young, From all that ' s fair, from all that ' s foul, Peals out a cheerful song. It is not only in the rose, It is not only in the bird, Not only where the rainbow slows. Nor in the song of woman heard. But in the darkest, meanest things There always, always something sings. ' Tis not in the high stars alone, Nor in the cup of budding flowers, Nor in the redbreast ' s mellow tone, Nor in the bow that smiles in showers, But in the mud and scum of things There always, always something sings. Lemoin Seaman — " You don ' t know mudx. " Page 35 MULVANE IIK.II SCHOOL (Orange attb ilUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Lhc ifmih §cluml (Orchestra ( lonductress LOUISE BLAIR Violins MISS III. Alt; HELEN BltAIR CHARLIE MULLER Mandolin : ALBERT HARVE1 Clarinets : CLEEL McBEE I. MURINE McCREIGHT I !oi nets : HOLLAND JOHNS RUSSELL THROCKMORTON Trombones: PAUL PAYNE LILYAN DICKINSON Drums : HERBERT BUTTERFIELD Accompanist s : LUCILLE HOWARD HELEN HOUGH Considering the fad thai the prospects for a high school orchestra were indeed rather poor in the beginning, this organization has enjoyed a successful year and prom- ises to continue as such nexl year. There were only about five members who had ever had any experience with playing their instruments, and it took considerable time and persuasion on the pari of Miss Blair to induce new members to purchase new instruments, take individual lessons and join the orchestra work. When it was ar- ranged to give a short period each week during school time to practice, the interest increased and work progressed nicely. Mr. Hull, of the Metropolitan School of Music, of Wichita, was secured to give private lessons to some of the beginners. this organization was not financially aided by any school district funds or out- bid ' help, it is to tie complim ented that it mel all of its own expenses and accomplished so much. Money which wi lei from last year ' s operetta fund was used to purchase a snare drum, music and other equipment, while the orchestra expects to soon have funds to purchas and trap drum fixtures. The frist attempts a1 public playing were not exactly like the finished product, hut later appearances i tin- orch ve shown marked improvement. Some of ' he entertainments in which it took part this year were, " Fads and Fancies, " the min- strel given by the baseball boys, the Senior class play, the Mikado, the spring millinery openin, beside playing .it the chapel and church services. Th( lire now includes about twentj selections. The members will continue their practice and hope tor a better and bigger ear in 1917 and 1918. The success and progress of the orchestra is due largely to the efforts and faithfulness of their able di- rector. Miss Louise Blair. Leo Johnston — " Heads or Tails? " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©rattle mxit piack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL ($t$mxxmtwn% Ml LVANE nV-m.1. miS TlJhrl NINETEEN HIGH SCHOOL lUWUUU " llO ttUclCK SEVENTEEN (The - tulUMit iUiinj (OriunttHatinn The studenl bodj association of the Mulvane high school was orga- nized September the twentieth by the help of the members of the Faculty It was done for the purpose of letting the students see the real value of controlling the differenl activities of such a body of young folks. The following members of the high school were elected to serve as die ers of the organization: Rolland Johns, president; Cecil Bidwell, vice president; Vera Riggs, treasurer; Juanita Nelson, secretary. These members me1 i tediately and drew up a constitution, stating the purpose of the organization and the laws thai were to govern them. The following chapel morning this constitution was read to the studenl body by the secretary, and accepted by the organization. Beside these officers a council consisting of two members from each class were elected and a faculty member to be presenl at cadi busi- ness meeting. This council recommended action governing the activities of the school and the different problems which came up during the year. Greal progress was made in oratory work, through Miss -Campbell ' s faith- fulness and help and we had several good orators, as was proven in the local contest. Reading was also developed to some extent, although this work was more individual than class work. A debating team was organized, and preparations were being made for a debate in April with one of the surrounding towns. The debators elected ii the association wvve : Doris Riggs, Rolland Johns, and Leo Johnston. Several of the members who had the misfortune of being absent on ac- count oi sickness during the year, were remembered by letters, and other ; s from the studenl body. The funds taken in from the musical comedy, Mr. .Mikado, were turned over to the student body organization and were used by them to pay some of the debits of the high school and carry on some of the different activities. Another means used to raise more money was a pie-supper, held in the city hall. A large crowd was presenl and besides having a good time a large sum of money was taken in. Tl i students feel that this organization accomplished a great deal this Mar. It lias been a greal benefit to the students in teaching them how io handle some of the school problems. They hope that the school will take up tins method of letting the students take a pari in the governing of the • ' acl ivil ies another year. Paul Payne — " Get out ay. " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Strange mxb tetk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Eldabelle ( ' mm- ' 7 ain ' t got none. ' ' ' " You big boob. " Page o!i (Draimc anb HUack seV n e e n t t e e e e n n Ml I.YANK | 7 1 m U NINETEEN 1 1 1 c ; 1 1 school Delta it eta ititeranj Suicietn The Delta Beta Literarj Societj was organized the first ol this year. Officers ere elected and a constitution and by-laws were formed. The membership consisted of one ball oi the tudents in s bool, and such honorarj members as the society saw lit to ele ' . The societj was divided into three divisions. Programs were given every other Pridaj evening bj the differenl divisions in turn, each student appearing once everj six weeks The purpose oi this societj is to give the students such training thai they mighl better appearance in public and thai the standard of class entertainments mfghl raised. The critic at the close of each program gave the differenl mistakes made, and the resl of the student bodj profited by them. s the work was under student control everybody took an interesl and a part in the programs. The work as a whole was very satisfactory. Debates, readings, parliamentarj drill, music, current events, impromptu speeches, anecdotes, farces, home actvities, all had a part on the program. On account of some of the numbers given it has been the opinion of many that Mulvane High School is not behind in literarj work. The work of the society can hardly he estimated. Every student had part in this work. It gave him training that could not have been obtained elsewhere, and that will always be of benefit to him. The society ' s work has been done well, and lias caused impi ovement along many lim s. Officers RUSSELL THROCKMORTON President Kl ' BY CANADA Y Vice President I.KOTA SEEKAMP Se retary-Treasurt , PAUL PAYNE Program Committee LILYAN DICKINSON Program Committee 1 1 ELEN BLAIR Program Committei MISS MEEKER Critic Athenian iCiteraru Society At the beginning of the year the High School was divided into two literary socie- ties, one oi which was called the Athenian Society and the other the Delta Beta. This is the firsl time in the history of this school that literary work has been carried on in this manner. The method used has been successful and great interest has been manifested by both sides. The Athenian Society entered their work with a determination to accomplish many things. The purpose of the society was. that helpful training might be given in ora- tory, declamation and music that would develop the students of Mulvane High and make them more accustomed to appearing in public. The society was divided into three divisions. There was one member of a pro- gram committee over each division. This enabled the students to appear in some lit- erarj activity at least six times during the year. Programs were given one week by the Athenian Society and the next week by the Delta Beta. The programs were always held at the school house and visitors were frequent . The belief ii and enjoyment derived from this work can hardly be estimated. With Mr. Clover and Miss Campbell as faculty members of the society, the Athenians have accomplished work thai will help them to make a better success in later life. The Athenian Societj has raised the standard of entertainmmenl in the school and given eacch person practical training along life ' s activities. (Officers BARBARA CAMPBELL President ROLLAND JOHNS Vu e President CECIL BIDWELL Secretai y-Treasurei LEILA MARTIN Program Committee LUCILLE HOWARD Program Committee I (ORIS THOMPSON Program Committee MR. GLOVER Critu Alia G-illot- " Hello, how an you. " 40 NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie mxh ] fatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Mary Wells— " Oft, If l weren ' t so short. Page 11 u i.ywi (iVmni -tnh Ttfhrl nineteen HIGH SCHOOL VMdlUU vllUi UUdlk SEVENTEEN JWcMcu of J imgs One day lasl summer when 1 was " Coming Thru the Rye " . I saw " Old Black Joe ' " , Down by the old Mill Stream. " !!«• was " Jus1 a Wearying " for " Annie Laurie. " Lasl Rweel Alice " and " Casey Jones " came over to see me and " My Little Girl, " and just a little later came " Gasoline Gus and His Jitnej Bus. " He loaded us all up in his car and then we went ou1 to see " Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. " On the road oul i here « e saw " Red Win- One daj .1- l was " Floating Down the Chesapeake ' " , 1 saw a man cutting down a 1 did not like it so I yelled oul " Woodman Spare that Tree. " when I was near- ing the place " Where the River Shannon Flows " 1 could sec manj beautiful " Flowers thai Bloom in the Spring " " Juanita " looks like the " Last Rose of Summer, " since " Ben Bolt " lefl " The Vacant chair. " bu1 she had to sa " I ' m Going Home " because " I Hear You Calling Me. " She now says " My Faith Looks Up " to ' The Old Oaken Bucket, " " In the shade ot the I ld pph- Tree. " " I ' m on M Wa to Dublin Lay. " hut " I Wish I was in the Land ol Loch Lomond, " " When the Sunset Turns the Ocean ' s Line to Cold " for there I might he able to set " The Spanish Cavalier. " Bui " Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms " can he found in Mulvane, I want to staj a1 " Home Sweet Home " where 1 can hear " Love ' s Old Sweet Song. " The " Old Folks at Home " are waving " The Star Spangled Banner " for " America. " " America. " One day when -Sweet Genevieve " went drifting down the " Swanee River " with " Auld Lang Syne " she became a little excited and said ' Sit Down, You ' re Rocking the Bu1 he said " I Was .lust Trying to Catch the Drift " . They soon saw " Sweet Adeline " coming toward them. She had " One Sweetly Solemn Thought. " I heat- somi one say " Can ' t Yd ' Hear Me Callin ' " , so I will have to leave you. " Good- Night, Ladies " . " Luck be with You Till We .Meet Again " , " Down by the Old Mill m " . %o k § ' tiu y in § aw •It We Can ' 1 be the Same Old Swwethearts, " " Why Did You Make Me Care " " For Every Smile You Gave Me Caused a Thousand Tears " . " I Want a Little Love from You " . " Adeline " . " I Love You. that ' s One Thing I Know " " I Love You Best of All " . " You ' re More than the World to Me " . " Would You Take Me Back Again " , " Take Me Lack to the Garden of Love " and " The Hours 1 Spent With Thee " " Sweetest Girl In Monterey. " " When I Met You Lasl Nighl in Dreamland. " " Peg 0 ' M Heart, " " In the Palace of Dreams " , " 1 Never Knew You Were So Beautiful " . " Je-ru-salem " ' " I Love You So rake Me Back to the Days Cone By " " When 1 Was a Lad ' " " In the Garden of I ove With the Song Birds " . " In the Glory of the Moonlight " " The Garden Gate Was open " " My Little Girl " " You Promised You ' d be True " if " There ' s a Little k of Love Still Burning " " Would You Take Me Back Again " " My Bird of Para- dise " . " Meet Me Where the Shadows Fall " give me again " The Kiss that Made You Mine. " " II Will Change the Shadows to Sunshine " then we will go to our Little Cra Home in the Wes1 " Bella Robertson — " 1 don ' t know. " ■ tj NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range mxh IBlack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Hcbttte Although many oilier students have taken part in the debate work, the Public Speaking class under Miss Campbell is studying it more completely and thoroughly, and the finer technical points are being considered. Many class debates have been held. Beside this work several other interesting debates have been held. One debate took place on Friday morning, between the Athenian and Delta Beta Literary Societies. Three members were elected to represent each society. Rolland Johns, Doris Riga ' s, and Waldo Lindsey represented the Athenians, and Lilyan Dickinson, Russell Throckmorton, and Leo Johnston represented the Delta Beta Society. The question was " Resolved, That the Phillipines should be given their immediate independence. " The Delta Beta ' s defended the affirmative and the Athenians the negative. The judges gave a unanamious vote in favor of the negative. The whole school elected debaters to represent them in the inter-school debate. Rolland .Johns, Doris Riggs, and Leo Johnston were chosen. Challenges were .sent to various schools for a debate. Derby accepted, and gave us the question: " Resolved, That every able-bodied male citizen of the United States should have at least one year of military training be- fore he attains the age of twenty-five. Mulvane took the affirmative. The debate was held April 24 at Mulvane. A large crowd attended and greal enthusiasm was shown. Mulvane won by a unanimous decision. Merle Arnold- - " (Hi Bugs. " MULVANE HICH SCHOOL (Onunu attb Wack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN • ' cniiu Class Jllcm Brown ' s Boarders was given by the Senior class on the 23rd of March 1917. The ni the play are located in the suburbs i New York on the Bronx. Mr. and Mrs. Brown, a young married couple, are discovered eating breakfast on the day of the christening. Mrs. Sheffield, Harry ' s mother-in-law, is to be there to act as the child ' s godmot ber. In the meantime Mills has advertised for hoarders and bas beard from an old Ger- man, Mr. Bower, who is to arrive that day. Mr. Maitland, their other boarder, is a pooi- author, and is in love with Dorothy Crane, bis uncle ' s daughter. Mollie, the servanl girl, has neglected to deliver to Arthur Maitland a letter from the unch ' in Europe, stating that he, his secretary, and his daughter, are coming to ica. On account of the delay of the letter ' lie party has arrived and no one is at the pier in meel them. In the meantime interesting things are going on at the Browns. Arthur ha d the fact that, he in destitute circumstances, wrote and told his uncle that he was married, for the sake of more money. So the uncle is here and Arthur has no wife to present. Harry, however, comes to his rescue and lends his wife and house. Mrs. Sheffield and Mr. Bauer, who is really a detective , have arrived and things begin in earnest. Colonel Grane insists on naming the child Thaddeus. when it is really a girl. Finally this difficulty was overcome by arranging for a secret christen- ing. Now that thej an ' together Arthur renews bis courtship with his old sweetheart, Dorothy, forgetting that he has told them that is already married. The Colonel over- hears Harry and Milly Brown discussing affairs, and believes Arthur ' s wife to be un- ■ I him. At last Arthur explains things to Dorothy and they are secretly married. Milly becomes desperate with two husbands. Harry regains his wife. The Colonel es reconciled, the villain is captured and the play ends happily. The Brown ' s I was a greal success. The crowd was very lrage and seemed to appreciate the Seniors ' efforts and uiienis. The success of the play was due to the patience and dilligence of Mr. Curfman, who was the director. The casl was as follows: Arthur Maitland Paul Payne Harry Brown Dewey Farnej Milly Brown Doris Kiuus Mrs. Sheffield Juanita Nelson Mollie Martha Brooks 1 rmsbj Floyd Johns Colonel Crane Karl Kimble Chauncey Chilton Clarence Ferguson Dorothy Crane Ruby Canaday Rudolph Bauer Rolland Johns Patrolman and express boy Mr. W. W. Curfman Harold Cheatham — " didn ' t art In study last night. ' NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Drangc mxit JUack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL " Mt. MikaU " .March 7, 1917, at the Lindel Theatre the Mikado, a burlesque on the comic opera, Mr. Mikado was given by the high school chorus. Several other selections were given in connection with it. The orchestra played several numbers, Mr. Curfman sang a solo and the chorus sang, " The Bridal Chorus " and " Italia. " The operetta was coached by the chorus director, Mr. Curfman. On account of stage room only twenty-seven of the chorus took part; seven of whom were principal characters and the rest chorus members. The Mikado offered an opportunity for students who could take solo parts as well as for chorus work. The scene of the play was in Japan. The woodland scenes with its streams, trees, Japanese fans, parasols and lanterns made it seem as though America had disappeared and the land of cherry blossoms was a reality. The characters were dressed according to the fashion of Japanese gentlemen and ladies. Kimonos, fans, parasols, plenty of red and black paint were used to a good advantage. With the scenery, the characters and the colored lights the whole play had a very fitting Oriental setting. Doris Thompson was Yum Yum, Christine Wright was Pitti-sing and Cliffe Row- land as Piek-Boo, were certainly charming playing the role of the three maids from school. The whole play ecntered around these three coquettes. The Lord High Execu- tioner, Russell Throckmorton, is in love with Yum Yum, and intends to marry her. However, while Yum Yum was at the boarding school she met Nanki-Poo, Cleel McBee, a traveling minstrel, who falls in love with her. So Nanki-Poo goes to Yum Yum ' s guardian, the Lord High Executioner, and tells him of his affections for the giddy school girl. At first the Lord High Executioner would not hear of Yum Yum marry- ing Nanki for he himself wanted her. But owing to several complications Yum Yum finally marries Nanki and the Lord High Executioner marries the old hot time beauty, Katisha. She, Lylyan Dickinson, was the star of the evening and furnished entertain- ment for everybody. Cecil Bidwell played the part of the Mikado. Other characters were Pish Tush, Albert Harvey: Poo-Bah, Clyde Baughman; and Lea Box, Waldo Lindsey. The entire program was a success and was enjoyed by all. Beva Cron — " Mr. Cm (man is the best teacher in the world. ' ' Page 15 MULVANE IIICII SCHOOL (OrniuK mtb lUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN JUeaiUim mxi (Oratory For tin- first time in the historj of the school, a Public Speaking department existed. Miss Edith Campbell, oi the State Normal School of Emporia was the instructor and as that work is her hobbj she proved to be .1 verj el ficienl tea h r. Thei e v ere seventeen in the class and just enough to make things taining and interesting. Many lines of work were taken up during the year. The first phase considered was the extemporaneous speaking from notes on manj subjects, especiallj topics of the day. Con- siderable time was spenl on this and then im promptu speaking was taken up. Little time was put in on this. The voice work was also iidered in which training was given as to correct pronunciation and inflection. In fact, some learned how to talk so that others mighi understand their meaning. The two big things undertaken were the two lane banquets and the orations. The banquet was supposed to be between the Juniors and Seniors of " 17, in some future year. There was a tcast master and a repre- sentative ol everj Senior in M. H. S. that was supposed to have graduated in 1917. Toasts were given, after dinner speeches, and other types of talks characteristic of Ihe occasion. The only drawback was the lack of refreshments. Everyone in the class wrote an oration. An outline was first completed and then the titst copy was made. Miss Campbell then suggested changes and a second copy was made. Then it was memorized and as a final effort delivered for the benefit of their fellow classmate-. The class worked long and hard, and their efforts were not in vain for all of their orations were excellent. The good deiived from this class can hardly be estimated. The school is very proud of the beginning that has been made along these lines, and great hopes for the Publii Speaking work in the future. Most of the foregoing work mentioned has been class work and (lass affairs. Though ! timi s 1 hapel has b en livened up by a paper, oration, or sp ech from students from that department. Miss Lucille Howard gave an excellent spee h on Helen Keller. Karl Kimble favored the student body by reading Rolland Johns ' oration entitled " Education and Citizenship. " These numbers were extreme- ly educative, entertaining, and interesting and all enjoyed them. P - - i H • ■ this public or out- side work the ability of the students of M. H. as further displayed by the reading and oratorical contest, which was held March 23 ' 17. The following (nations and readings were given: " The Factor j Evil, " Lylyan Dickinson: " The Modern Slave. " Lucille Howard: " Edu- 1; and Citizenship, " Rolland Johns: " Our ■i ' s Problem, " Russell Throckmorton ' The Rising Question, " Florence Kimble Read " A Girl from Thunder Mountain. " Bar- Campbell; " Miss Hazy ' s Husband. " Vera " Too Late for the Train, " Hope Fellei . " The White Azaleas. " Lelia Man in. " A Shift- less Man. - ' Florence Irwin. Decision of .judges: Miss Barbara Campbell, first in reading: Mr. Russell Thorckmorton, first in oration. Waldo Lindsey — " Why sin, nit! 1 want in h, inn. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ((DnutQc mxit IBIack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Merle Farney — " The Freshmen arc smaller than the Seniors " Page I ' mi i.yank (hi-inni mi Tltl irl nineteen HICK SCHOOL I ' HclIUU ullU UUdlh SEVENTEEN (The Utimttng of the lUtcc II was onlj i c ■ i until the Hurley track-meet, a contest between the fiv winning counties of tin Frank Adamson was to represent Clovis Citj High Scl I the mile run and the students wei enthusiastic. Thej encouraged him in everj waj possible, for thej realized that it would be a great honoi to the school if Frank look the golden cup which was offered as a p " Adamson ' s mile stuck " took a slump on 1 1 1 ■ day before the meet, for Frank was at home sick. Howe the evening foi h was seen practic- But the one-day ' s illness had madi weak and it seem ed thai he could hardlj enter the to himsell and tin school. That night a fewi boys met in oh purpose of encourag- ing Fi ank and i hardly realize what it means to tl one of tin boys said. " I know. " said Frank, " but when I was ning it seemed as though my feet were had. I don ' t hardlj beli . ■ I can run when I feel so ' bum. ' " " Oh, you must ' exclaimed the boys, " it will he the greatest thing that has evei happened for Clovis n - ■•| have it, " cried one of the boys, as he leaped into the middle ol the crowd. " Now this is lathe, a funnj proposition, but i don ' 1 think any of you will saj anything aboul it. You Frank is not in first-class :ondition for running, we would be justified in having him plan to cut in ana lake th lead befon hi ha-s a six-foot margin on the ones he is passing. He must plan not to cut n it a judgi is near and also not cut in on thai the runnel can squeal on him. Oi coursi we wouldn ' t think of doing such a | _ Frank was all right, bul we simply must win! Will you all agree to that propos tion Th boys consented. At first Frank hesitated, but after being persuaded that nn harm would b dom he consented. That night alter Frank arrived home he sat down and talked to his family, for i short time of the greal track meet. Tl on ' s considered it a great honor that their son sho thi Chovis High School. All the time the conversation was j:oin en. Frank kepi think ! - plot which the boys had planned. When he started to bed his mother said to him, " remember that the race to-morrow is only one of tin i. .am l.oes which you must run. No matter what race you try to win, keep in mind that " honesl j is the best pol icj . ' During the night il seemed impossibli foi Frank to sleep. Questions kept com- ing into his mind. What would be the use of winning the race if he used under- handed devices? How would a race won in this way measure his standard of work ' . ' What hom. i would n he in him? What it someone should find him out? Lastly, why had his mother said what hi I Surely, she knew nothing concerning the plot of boys. At last he resolved to do the right thing, no matter what the cost. He soon fell asleep His slumbi rs were restless. He could se himself running far behind everyone else. He could hear th boys jeering him for not cutting in. He could s himself defeated. Again he was far beyond everybody and was carrying home the honors. At last the morning dawn. rid beautiful. Frank awoke with a severe head- ache, his fevei was high and his walk was unsteady. But nevertheless he resolved to nd hon es ty . Bj two P. M . the boys were lined up on th Hurlej track mound, waiting for the gnal to stan. The contestants and crowd were waiting with eagerness. The gun red and the boys were off. Then ol all the yells and " rooting " that followed! Thi crowd saw- Frank start out ahead, but he let one pass him. then another and another, until he was finally fifth in the line. The crowd from Clovis encouraged him each turn he went past them, bul hi seemed i be | rowing weaker. Hope seemed to be lost by him and the crowd. Frank was suffering more than the crowd. He knew that he was far behind. His feet seemed like had. Everything was black before his eyes. He could hear his owd saying, " Don ' 1 lose courage! Run for youi life! STou ' ll win it! Go, Frank go! ' But all this seemed merely mockery to him. He most fell that he was glued to the ind. all at on., he realized that he had only on.- more run around the track and the raci would be completed. With new vigoi he pushed forward. He must win. He had not failed yet and now he must not fail in the final race. He passed one man. then two. Tl from Clovis waxed their banners and Frank could see the grey and scarlet floating in the air. The crowd waited breathlessly. The third man was passed, the fourth and now he was leading Onlj five yards more, frank ran the five yards with all possibli vim and then fell in the arms of his overjoyed classmates. In the miilsi i mint it was discovered that the man coming in second had n seen by a judge, to cut in ahead ot thi third man before he had a six-foot margin. Frank ' s classmates began to feel uneasy fot feat that some judge had -en him, as they supp id cut in too soon Aftei he had gained his b ■ that he could talk Frank said. " You see boys, 1 made up my mind to run ' er straighl For what honor would there have been to me or th«- school if l had won by dishonesty? 1 believe after all ' honesty is the best policy. ' " LUCIL.E IH WARD, ' 18. May Citizen — ' ' Ain ' t that threi weeks evet going to be up. " Page 48 NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie an % hitk mSB ' li L .ftcr Itmuilit .lust tour years ago, our parents sent forth to this school a bunch of Freshmen, conceived in greenness and destined to prove the proposition that education helps the greenest of the green. But now we, that same green bunch have been engaged in a great undertaking to see whether the first Annual, our 1917 Annual, so planned for, and so longed for, could be anything out a success. We have put forth our very best efforts in this history of the Battles of the Students of Mulvane High School. We have come to that place where we must dedicate a portion of our time as final efforts for those remembrances of the past four years, that the memories of Mulvane High School might live. It is altogether proper that we should do this. But in truth we have not worked alone, we did not do it all, we did not sacrifice all of our good times. Our dear classmates, busy and idle Juniors, Sophs., and Fresh- men had it in their power and did help us far more than we, the Seniors, could pos- sibly portray or picture. The world will little praise what they did in behalf of cur Annual, hut the class of 1917 can never forget their services. It is for us, the graduating class rather, to be exalted here, for that finished work, for which the fellow students of Mulvane High School have so nobly done their share. ®fl % Jjmriors You biggest bunch of blooming fools, That ever came from Kansas schools. What cause have you for swelling up And howling like a poisoned pup? Your jokes would make the buzzard sick, They wouldn ' t touch you with a stick; Why don ' t you wait till class day comes, You rotten set of bluffs and bums? Reserve till then your wind and gas, With love from all the Senior class. 15o tltc Jfireslites You big boob, Oh, you poor, simple imbeciles. Unweaned, untutored simps. Come out of the mud you slimy things, Out of your cowardly shells and fight, We ' re not the class to make the terms, Are you afraid to come in sight? Rats aint such brainless babies as you, Don ' t make us call you cowards too, Let ' s see you show a little scrap; You can ' t expect to take a nap, When the Seniors are waiting now. Only waiting to show you how; Poor little timid earthly things Show yourselves and flop your wings. Hazel Cheatham — " 1 think he is real nice looking, don ' t you? " Page 19 MULVANE flVniili 111 I Tllhrh NINETEEN MICH SCHOOL V ' VlvUUH cllUi UUUlK SEVENTEEN Jtteaslcs The day is cold and dark and drearj ; My hearl is very, verj wea r ; M thots still eling to the wretched past; And thots of him I ' ll keep till the last. I sec him now as he lies in bed His face is pale: bu1 dotted with red, My heart keeps saying, " Poor lad, poor lad, To think he is sick is really too bad. Be still sad hearl and cease your breaking For up at school she is still waiting; Y our illness will not last forever, And it, our friendship will no1 sever. Thy fate is the common fate of all; Inio your life some trouble must fall; As happiness does not come easily Some days must be dark and measley. —LEILA MART IX (Our Ztcal jBdss .Many have criticised the school board of our district very severely in past years. Perhaps they have this year, but we have not heard of it, and we have done some inquiring. From what Ave know and have heard we think they have acted wisely, carefully and progressively. It was largely due to their efforts that the country scholars were allowed to attend. This is the first year that each grade has had a teacher. Considerable apparatus lias been added to the laboratory this year, the best part being i stereopticon lantern and a set of 300 slides which can he used in all grades and high school. The hoard has allowed progressive steps in administration and man- agement. Our superintendent nor teachers hands have not been tied, yet they have been helped and guided. The board has been firm in essential matters, have considered carefully every step taken, and have done as well possible, all duties devolving upon them. Here ' s to the hoard and a successful year in 1917-1918. Ethel Jenson — " Oh, Lord I don ' t know. " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN B«m«c anJ lUark MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Page 51 MULVANE H1C.I1 SCHOOL (Onuuu mtb HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Jfoothall JSten WALDO LINDSEY Coming from end, where he played lasl year, Captain Lindsej generated the team a1 quarter like a veteran. He is speedj and his speed netted manj long gains around end. In the latter pari of the season he developed into an excellenl drop- kicker. Waldo is a Soph. Weight, 130 pounds, height, 5 feel 6 inches. PAUL PAYNE " Sy " is one of the men who will graduate this year. II - played halfback and did il remarkablj well. " Sy " is a punter and passer. He booted the pigskin out of danger when ever called upon to act. Weight, 135; height, 5 feet 8 inches. .I.WIKS A. GLOVER Coach Glover is from Friends University at Wichita. Kansas. He is a coach for all athletics. Since his coming to M. H. S. athletics have heen put on a strong basis. He has introduced foot- hall. He is always full of " pep " and snap, and puts life into athletics. It is to him we owe our success. ROLLAND JOHNS Rolland is a senior and will be missed very much next year. He played end and completed many forward passes for long gains. He always gol his man and ran wonderful interference which made him a valuable part of the football ma- chine. Weight, 142 pounds. Height, 5 feet 9 inch ' CLARENCE FERGUSON When football was started at Mulvane three years ago " Jerry " was one of the first men out. lb worked hard and landed a birth on the first tain. He is strong and hard to handle. Jerry will graduate this year and will be missed very much. His place at guard will be hard to fill. Weight, 170 pounds. Height, 5 feet 11 inches. Dean Nelson — " wish I had a Beau " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©rattle antt JUack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL CECIL BID WELL This was " Biddie ' s " first year on the team and he passes the ball at center with remarkable accuracy. He always had the pep and placed a wonderful defensive center. Mr. Bidwell is a Junior. Weight, 150. Height 5 feet 11 inches. HOWARD SEALOCK This was Sealock ' s first year at football. He played tackle and was very effective on tackle swings. He developed into one of the strongest men in the line. Next year he will be a helpf ul man on the team. He is a Sophomore. Weight, 155. Height, 5 feet 9 inches. LEE ECK This is " Puncher ' s " second year in football and if he improves as much next year as he did this he will stand watching. He gets off fast and is a hard hitter. He played halfback but his long suit is " high-jumping. " He is a Junior. Weight, 140. Height, 5 feet 7 inches. HAROLD ALBRKiHT " Ollie " was a new man on the squad this year, and the way he developed was pleasing to all. On offensive playing he always had an opening for man with the oval. Watch him next year. Ollie is a Sophomore and played tackle. Weight, 135. Height, 5 feet 8 inches. RLSSELL THROCKMORTON " Throcky " started the season at tackle but was changed to fullback. He was strong in de- fensive work because of his effective tackling. He increased considerably in speed and became a hard line plunger. " Throcky " is a Junior and will be a valuable man on the team next year. Weight, 160. Height, 5 feet 9 inches. DALE BUTERFTELD " Percy " has played two years at guard. He always tried to outwit his opponents, and by his watchful waiting policy was able to break up many plays. " Percy " is now milking cows and will not be back next year. He should be a preacher. Weight, 145. Height, 5 feet 8V2 inches. Hazel West — " My stars! " Page 53 MULVANE IIIC. 1 1 SCHOOL (Onume anb Slack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN PAIL GUINN " Guinnie " was the smallesl man on the team and was handicapped bj aol getting started ai the beginning. He played end and could be counted on to gel the interference. lit- should be a brilliant player when he gets more experi- ence. Guinn is a Sophomore. Weight, 12X. Height, 5 feel 5 inches. DEWEY PARNEY Dewey will graduate this year, and his place al end will be filled by a new man. This was his tirst year on the team but nevertheless he was a mighty good tackier. He would take hold of anj Sized man and usually gol him. Weight, 135. Height, 5 feet 8% inches. LA KM, KIMBLE " Red " did not set to play in all the games this year, on account of a weak knee. He was the pivot around which the team was built at the first of the season. With his punting, passing, and running, Karl was a wonderful help to the team. He played fullback. He is a Senior. Watch him when he goes to college. Weight, 160. Height, 5 feet 10 V 2 inches. LAURIN McCREIGHT " Jum " did not get into the game until late in the season. He filled the vacancy at tackle and be- came known for his aggressiveness. He was a good tackier and because of this, was strong on defense. " Mc " is a Sophomore. ALBERT HARVEY " Red " was used as guard and end. He was a hard worker and always did his best. He was called upon to fill nearly every position, sometime during the season. He is a Junior. Height, 5 feel 8 inches. Weight, 140. GENERAL LINEUP The general lineup for the season was as follows: Right end, Paul Guinn; right tackle. Howard Sealock; right guard, Clarence Ferguson; center, Cecil Bidwell; left guard, Dale But- terfield; left tackle, Harold Albright; left end, Rolland Johns; quarter, Waldo Lindsey; right halfback, Paul Payne; left half- back, Lee Eck; fullback. Russell Throckmorton. Wilila Dye — " Measles may conn and measles may go but freckles stay forever. " nineteen flftrsmrt smh T tark MULVANE SEVENTEEN WXMlXtZ allU ItUclCK HIGH SCHOOL J easmt ' s JFootball (Rames After about three weeks of hard training and practice, under the supervision of Coach Glover, we launched out u on the football season in good shape expecting to capture everything. Had we not lost two of our best players after the first games, our hopes would surely have been realized. But considering that some of the members of the team moved away and some dropped out on account of injuries, we believe that we finished a very successful season. Our first game was played on the Mulvane gridiron, September 29, with Viola. We had the honor of winning this first game by a score of 13 to 0. Clean sportsman- ship prevailed throughout the game with no foul playing attempted on either side. Kimble and Carroll did the star playing for Mulvane. Our touch downs came in the second and third quarters. Our second game was with Augusta on the 6th of October. We were not quite so confident about winning this game after we saw the big huskies they brought with them. But experience and teamwork counted and we again carried off the large end of the score, which stood 23 — at the end of the game. The result was no more than could be expected since this was the first game Augusta had ever played. Epper- son did the star work for Augusta. Lindsey, Eck and Payne did excellent work for Mulvane. We received our " Titanic " at the hands of Viola in the third game of the season. We went to Viola October 20, expecting to carry home another victory, but the out- come did not meet our expectations. At the end of the game the score stood 55 — in favor of Viola. Kimble and Lindsey were out of the game on account of injuries received a few nights previous in practice. Viola repeatedly and successfully worked the forward pass for long gains and touchdowns. We were unable to handle this form of playing. Ferguson was knocked out in the first half. We received our second defeat of the season at Augusta on the 27th of October. This was our fourth game. Augusta had improved greatly over her last game. They outweighed our men. This was a clean game with no roughness on either side. Eck did the star work for Mulvane, making the only touchdown. The final score was 12—7. The fifth game of the season was played on the home gridiron with Conway Springs on the 3rd of November. We were again defeated by the score of 14 — 7. This game was especially marked as being the cleanest game of the season. Their men outweighed ours, they worked heavy line plunges for good gains. Mulvane made her only touchdown on her famous fake play, around end. All of the boys played a good game. The attendance at this game was very small. The sixth game of the season was played at Clearwater the 11th of November. This was one game above all that we wanted to win. Everybody was full of pep. This was the closest game of the season, neither team was able to make much pro- gress. Mulvane ' s score came by Clearwater punting, Throckmorton fumbling the ball out to one side, Eck picking it up and carrying it 65 yards for a touchdown, Johns furnishing some excellent interference. Clearwater made her touchdown from a fumble, and finished to kick goal. Mulvane kicked goal. It was anybody ' s game from start to finish. The boys all came home happy that night, since this was the first time Mulvane ever beat Clearwater. The seventh and last game was played on the Mulvane gridiron. Clearwater came over expecting to get revenge for the defeat a week before. We were determind to whip them twice this year. This was considered the best game ever played on the Mul- vane gridiron. The final score was 9 — 6 in our favor. The home team was in fine shape and put up a good game. No long gains were made. Lindsey did good work, especially in kicking a dropkick, which won the game. Robert Martin — " I sure am sleepy, I haven ' t been out but thirteen nigtits titis week. " Page 55 ML ' LVANE HIGH SCHOOL (Dnuw mth HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Ixack The track team of ' 17 is a thing of the future, so we can only prophecy ,-is in how successful they may be. Already the different events are show- ing up good. Last year we tools second place in the county track meet, and we expect to do better this year, because we losl but few of our men, and have better ones to lake their places. Sealock made a good reeord on the half and mile last year, and we expect him to capture several first places this year. Others are also doing good on these races. Lindsey vaulted in feet, :! inches, last year and has a good start for a higher record this year. We also expect to see Kimble, -Jerry, and Clyde Payne carry home some medals and honors. April (i. ' 17, the M. 11. S. will hold an individual track meet. A class iiieei will be held April 13, ' 17. The county track meet will be held at Belle Plaine, April 27, ' 17. We also expect to enter other meets, such as the ones at Wichita and Winfield. Hope Feller — " Oh hid really NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Grange anfc ?Jlatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Querns Page 5 " i Ml 1AANE flV-iii.ii till Trthrh NINETEEN HIGH SCHOOL ILUclllUl CllUi TlUcllK SEVENTEEN We know some jokes are old, ml should li« ' on the shelf, Bui if you know anj bel ter, Eland in a Eev yourself. :: :: :: :: :: He who knows qoI and know.- thai be knows not, he is a Freshman: Tea b bim. He who knows no ' and knows not thai he knows not, he is a Sophomore: Shun him. He who knows and knows noi thai he knows, he is a Junior: Xwakfii him. Ilf who know- and knows thai he knows, he is a Senior: Follow him. Flirt, and the girls flirt with you, Flunk, and you flunk alone. :: :: x :: § One morning Mr. Glover had pancakes for breakfast. He had the syrup in his hand, and was in the act of pouring it upon the pancake, when a fly lit on his head. Instead be scratched the pancake and poured the syrup on his head. x X x x x .Miss Meeker (in English). " Cecil, what is a miracle play? " Cecil (just waking up). " It is holding Clearwater for downs on the one-yard line. " x x x x :: .leii (referring to his room). " There isn ' t room enough in here for me to change my mind. " x x x x x ( little boy who was poor in school). " Ma, I go1 a hundred today. " Why, Johnnie, how- did you do that? " " Well, I gol 50 in arithmetic and 50 in reading. " x a x a x Billy Sunday (stopping a little boy on the street). " Say my little man, could you tell me where I could find the post office? " The little boy directs him to the post office. When they get there Billy says to the hoy: " You are a brighl little hoy, come to where I preach tonight and I will show j on the waj to heaven. " Little Roy. " Ah, go on. You didn ' t even know the way to the post office. " X X X X X Mr. Curfman (putting his head in at the door). Be more quiet please. Jerry. I can lick anj man this side of Texas. (Mr. Curfman disappeared around the corner i. x x x x x Mother. " I suppose. Barbara, you said this is so sudden, when Mr. Glover proposed. " Barbara. " No, I fully intended to. but I was so excited T forgot and exclaimed, at last. " :: :: ;: x x Tea hei " How was iron ore first discovered? " Pupil. " I believe they smelt it. " Martha Brooks — " don ' t 9e any sense to all of that trash. " " tS NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range attb $Jlack h .gh l s v c a h n ool MULVANE STATE BANK " The Bank That Does Things for You " ESTABLISHED 1886 DEPOSITS GUARANTEED MULVANE, KANSAS i Helen Hough— " 071, Mercy, I didn ' t know thai. " Commencement Day for every successful man or woman, is the day that he or she commences to Save Money, instead of spending ' it as fast as it is earned, or a little faster. " Commence- ment Day, " when you commence a Savings Account with this bank, means that you desire to enter the ranks of the most successful and prosperous business men and women, which you can do by saving a little each week, or month, and depositing it in our Saving Department. We pay three per cent on your Savings Deposits, and Compound the interest every six months. I 4% Interest Paid on Time Deposits I ' am ' . " . : MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (Oramu smb UMack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN PAUL AND PENLEY FARM MACHINERY VEHICLES WAGONS WINDMILLS SHELF AND HEAVY HARDWARE PAINTS AND OILS GAS AND PLUMBING GOODS AUGUSTA, KANSAS MULVANE, KANSAS Sept. 4. School opened. Sept. 5. Lessons assigned. Sept. 6. First chapel. Sept. 7. Football practice. Sept. 8. Chapel. Sept. 9. Jerry and Cecil out of school lo arrange bachelor quarters. Sept. 12. Work proper started. Sept. 13. So dark we had to use electric lights. Sept. 14. First annual discussion. Sept. 15. Special chapel — Gates. of Cottonwood Falls, gave a short address Sept. 18. Grammar room moved upstairs. II. S. recites in basement. Sept. 19. Lab. smells bad from fresh paint. Sept. 20. Victrola proposition started. Student bodj organized. Sept. 21. Wind blew hard all day. Sept. 22. Freshman and Faculty entertained by upper classmen. ' Sept. 25. Big pep meeting. Sept. 26. Victrola arrived. Curfman poisoned. Mr. Sept. 27. Elder Rhodes gives red hot talk in chapel. Sept. 28. Dewey Farney falls down stairs. Sept. 29. Football game, Mulvane 13, Viola 0. Oct. 2. Laurine McCreight visits school. Oct. 3. Some more football en- husiasm escaped (Tommy Hurt). Oct. 4. Elected annual staff. Oct. 5. Big football parade. Oct. 6. Football, Mulvane 33, Au- guta 0. Oct. 7. Party at Kimble ' s in hon- or of Carrolls. They move to Maize, Kans. Oct. 10. president. Paul Payne elected class Albert Harvey— " 2 don ' t ask much, just a crum is all. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range m b |Uarfe MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Ruby. " What do you think of my graduation dress? " Dean. " The cloth is nice but it looks (tearable). " ,a 8 § Wife. " Your wages are a quarter short this week. " Husband. " Yes, we had an explo- sion Tuesday and the boss docked me for the time I was in the air. " 8 8 8, Little man steps on big man ' s foot. Big man. " Get off of my foot. " Little man. " Too much of a walk. " 8 8 8 Jerry. " Did you know that a man was electrocuted in Wichita last night? " Miss Campbell. " No. How did it happen? " Jerry. " He stepped on a cookey with a currant in it. " First Coon. " I got awful thirsty one day, so I went to Kansas City where I could get something to drink. And do you know that after I had been there a day I went past ten saloons without stopping at one. " Second Coon. " Why, what was the matter with you, boy? You must have been in a trance. " First Coon. " No, I was in a pa- trol wagon. " Hee. " Do you know why Adam and Eve couldn ' t shoot craps in the Garden of Eden? " Haw. " No. Why? " Hee. " Because they lost their Par-a-dise. " (Pair of dice). ! 1 1 These Jokes were passed upon by the National B-B-B-Biscuit Co. J. R. RICHARDSON WICHITA. KANS. PHONE MKT. 5315 H.R.RICHARDSON » MULVANE, KANS. t PHONE 146 i RICHARDSON BROS. LIVE STOCK AUCTIONEERS Conduct Sales of All Kinds TERMS: One and a half per cent Call at Our Expense Farmers State Bank Mulvane, Kansas 3 All of us stand before the window of some Bank somewhere. Some of us are there discounting a draft on The Hoped For Future. Some of us are there depositing our Future, so that it need not be hoped for, but is ready and certain when the hour has come. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS George Muller, Sr., President. Charles R. Martin, Vice-President. F. C. Schaper, Director. M. L. Howard, Director. John L. Rosecrants, Cashier. Alma E. Thompson, Ass ' t Cashier. Leonard Hatter, Director. A. C. Rucker, Director. Karl Kimble — " Gosli Darn, but I ' m sceered. Page 63 MULVANE flV-in.i mN Tftltrl NINETEEN H1CH SCHOOL UMdlUH clllU liUcUlv SEVENTELN C. D. CANADAY SASH ; DOORS BLINDS SHINGLES LUMBER OFFICE PHONE 38 RES. PHONE 28 WHITE MULVANE, KANSAS FOUND A bunch of notes; the owner may have them by identifying them and paying lor this ad. This is a sample of them: " .My dearest Leon: Who told you that I was writing notes to P. G. and said that I liked him best? I have an idea it was Lemoin, hut 1 don ' t care that is all he knows ahout it lor I do not like him best. I like Leon B. best. And diai ' , 1 never did write Paul G. only two notes and that was when he was so mad at me, when he lead those notes you had written me. So please don ' t yet mad to me for you know once upon a time you wrote notes to E. K. " Leon. I have a swell trade-last for you. I was down to Esther Kimbles last night and Elsie was telling me about E. K. and her used to hate for I liked you. but I don ' t care. " Leon, will you he in town Sunday? Come early at noon for I don ' t ex- pecl 1 will go home if it is raining. " Well dearest, I must close. Hoping to hear from you soon, I am, " Yours (Do you suppose the owner will claim this.) I ' . S. — " Please do not get mad to me about that for 1 do not like 1 ' . (;. the best. I do like you the best xxooxxooxxoo. S. W. A. K. ! BUILDING MATERIAL OF ALL KINDS Doris Riggs — " Oh I feel so silly. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©range mxit $Uatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 11. Introduction School starts at 8:45. of music. Oct. 12. Wichita Fair causes poor attendance. Oct. 13. No school on account of teachers ' meeting. Oct. 16. Class hell on the blink. Lindsey elected new football cap- tain. Oct. 17. First orchestra practice. Oct. 18. Victrola takes charge of chapel. Oct. 19. First chorus practice. Oct. 20. Football at Viola, vane 0, Viola 55. Mul- Oct. 23. Dr. Hanson gives splen- did address on Public Welfare. Oct. 24. Seniors start work on class play. Laurine McCreight. starts Oct. 25. to school. Oct. 26. Two Seniors absent. Oct. 27. Football at Augusta. Oct. 30. Mr. Curfman talks. Oct. 31. Party at Curfman ' s. Nov. 1. Cleel walked to town with Hazel West. Nov. 2. First term ' s exam ' s. Nov. 3. Ditto. Nov. 6. Mr. Curfman talks about political campaign. Nov. 7. Great enthusiasm shown over the election. Nov. 8. Speech by Faculty. Nov. 9. Sophomore party. Nov. 10. Football; Mulvane 7, Clearwater 6. Nov. 13. Wanted — to rent to some Ice and Cold Storage Co. one per- fectly good school house. Inquire of Faculty. Nov. 14. Karl and Leota quar- reled. Nov. 15. Margaret Hill McCarter gives talk. THE CITY BARBER SHOP COME IN AND SEE US We are never too busy to be sociable I. E. THOMPSON PROPRIETOR Dry Cleaning that is second to none Tailoring that is unexcelled We Clean Anything HARRY REHEIS Phone 86 Laurine McCreight — ••Ain ' t it perfectly lovely. ' I ' ayc ' ■: mulvane (hi- tn.1i Mltn Ttfhrl NINETEEN IIICH SCHOOL V ' McUUH CUIU UUvlCK SEVENTEEN Owr motto: " QUALITY FIRST " IN : Groceries Dry Goods Shoes Gents Furnishings J WE FOLLOW THE FASHIONS WITH THE RIGHT PRICE ON DEPENDABLE MERCHANDISE + ( A DOLLARS WORTH FOR A DOLLAR " I i i ♦ | J. H. CHAMBERLAIN SON I » i • t Christine Wright — " Oh, It ' s that way. " Page lit NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©rattle anit $Jlack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Nov. 16. Bill Lentz talks to Bella ♦ Robertson. Nov. 17. Football game; Clear- water 6, Mulvane 9. Pie supper. Nov. 20. Organization of literary societies. Nov. 21. Payne works Physics prob. Nov. 22. Address by J. L. Papes. Nov. 23. Merle Cron and Edna Spring flirt in hall. Nov. 24. First program of Lit. So- ciety. Nov. 27. Miss Blair gives talk on table manners. Nov. 28. Gloom around my head is a foot and half thick. Nov. 29. Miss Campbell gets peeved. Dec. 4. Talk on medical examina- tion. Dec. 5. Storm descends upon pompadours. Dec. 6. Farce by D. S. girls. Dec. 7. Grace Spitzer falls up- stairs. Dec. 8. D. S. Girls burn potatoes. Dec. 11. Curfman ' s honeymoon revealed. Dec. 12. Physics test. Dec. 13. History of John McCor- mick. Dec. 14. Severe German test. Dec. 15. Jerry and Percy fail to appear on literary programs. Dec. 18. Visit by J. R. Brooks. Dec. 19. D. A. girls darnin g patches. Dec. 20. Karl and Leota quit. Dec. 21. Completion of annual room. Xmas vacation starts. Jan. 2. Vacation over. School starts. Jan. 3. Excellent talk by Riley McGarraugh. Jan. 4. Merle Cron gets a hair cut. Jan. 5. Visit by Hulu Hulu girls. Jan. 8. Talk by Rev. Irwin. Jan. 9. Hazy gloom of many flunks. W. C. ROBINSON GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORE Phone 41 MULVANE, KANSAS Lee Eck — " You ' re a hero Lee " Page 65 Ml ' LVANE HIGH SCHOOL (0 ramie attb iftlack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN I ! BUTTERFIELD ' S | THE N YAL DRUG STORE We Kater to the Kids BEST OF EVERYTHING IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES GOOD CANDIES SANITARY FOUNTAIN SERVICE Let Us Show You Why the Parker Safety Sealed is the World ' s Best Fountain Pen Jan. 10. More gloom! Jan. 11. .Mid-term ex ' s. Jan. 12. Ditto. Jan. 15. Mr. Curfman sees too many algebra paper alike. Jan. 16. Operetta proposition. Jan. 17. Orchestra detects dis- cords. Jan. 18. Seniors start practice on class play. Jan. If). hall. Sy talks to Doris in the Jan. 22. Speech by Rev. Croni. Jan. 2::. Gladys and Eldabelle start to school. Jan. 24. Albert Harvey yelled across the room. Jan. 25. Extemporaneous speech by Harold Glaser. Jan. 26. Debate by Wilson and Houghes. Miss Meeker. " Waldo, what are you doing back there: learning any- thing? " Waldo. " No, ma ' am, just listening to you. " US " Mr. Glover. " I wonder if you peo- ple will cram for the judgment day like you do for the examinations? " Physics class. " It won ' t he the students onlv who cram then. " " Love makes the world go around. " Yes, it often blocks the sidewalk. " ill Freshie. " My son, bring in a load of wood. " Senior. " My son. transport from that recumbent collection of com- bustible material into the threshold of this edifice, some of the curtailed excrescence of a deficient tree. " Frank Russell — " 0, you don ' t say so. ' NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ranijc ani JUack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL THE CONTINENTAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW YORK Surplus to Policy Holders, over twenty million dollars $20,000,000.00 J. S. PAYNE, Agent Mulvane, Kansas Star Barber Shop Satisfaction Guaranteed or Whiskers Refunded A. I. MILLER, Proprietor Jerry ' s method of divsion: 0. 000091 31460000000000000000000000000013 " J " 0000027 a n :t n n Miss Blair. " A telephone call for you, Mr. Curfman. " Mr. Curfman. Taking out keys to open door. Miss Blair. " I have already opened it. " | 1 1 1 § Miss Campbell. " Clarence, what did I just set through reading Jerry. " I don ' t know, but the man across the street just read the meter. " x a a] Ki jg] Russell. " I wonder why she quit me. " Jerry. " Do you know about the trunk with the water in it. " Dean. " No, what about it. " Jerry. " I guess it hasn ' t leaked out yet. " Ill Doris. " When are you boys going to order your suits? " Bob. " What kind of suits? " Sy. " Union suits. " Ruby. " Why, when did you be- come a soldier boy? " GO TO Myers Studio for good photographs. We made all of the portraits and snap shots for this Annual. H. O. MYERS, Photographer MULVANE, KANSAS " DINES " is the place to get your Jewelry if you want quality Work Guaran- teed DINES JEWELRY SHOP MULVANE, KANSAS Clarence Ferguson — " I ' m broke. ' Page ' i; MULVANE men school (Ontime attb JlUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The one thing constantly in our minds is the great business of the future. To build thai business we are using every efforl to satisfy everj personn who comes into the store. Walk-Over Shoe Store L. E. BLAND SON MULVANE, KANSAS you are looking for a store where you can make your dol- lar go the farthest, and get good depen- dable Merchandise, come to HARVEY ' S Variety Store We Desire Always to be in line with every movement for the growth and development of a greater and better Mul- vane. Helveta Milk Condensing Company " I ' m sorry I ever married you, " shrieked the bride, on the occasion of her first quarrel. " You ought to be. " Retorted the groom, really angry and bitter for the first time. " You beat some nice girl out of a good husband. " — Cleve- land Plain Dealer. Ruby. " What day is Easter on? " nun " I wish this was Green- Cleel. land. " Hazel. Cleel. " Why? " " They have four months night there so when I come to see you I could stay long enough to make it worth while. " a 1 1! Willie Lentz, in German. I can ' t tell the difference between a drug- gist and a drug store. a a n Mr. Glover in Physics. Paul? Sy. I don ' t know anything about i his lesson. Russell Throckmorton — " What is life without a steady girl " • NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Drangc anft $$lack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL L. C. ELLIS Hardware and Implements Buggies and Harness Phone 40 Mulvane, Kansas SHOUP THROCKMORTON ' S ELEVATOR AND FEED MILLS The reliable Feed, Coal, Flour and Grain men. Where you get a Square Deal exevy day in the week. They want your trade. It is to your interest to sec them before you buy anything in their line. Jan. 29. Talk by Elder Rhodes. Jan. 30. Miss Meeker ' s chair col- lapses. Jan. 31. Cold weather, classes excused. Feb. 1. Florence Irwin admitted to D. S. class. Feb. 2. German p r o g r a m in chapel. Feb. 5. Faculty visits neighbor- ing schools. Feb. 6. Weinie roast. Feb. 7. Doris Riggs catches a beau. Feb. 8. Leota, Karl, Lucille, Rus- sell on the bum. Feb. 9. Continued story by Vera. Feb. 12. Abe ' s birthday. Feb. 13. Jerry didn ' t wait for Chris this morning. Feb. 14. Valentine Day. No mail. Feb. 15. Bachelors complain about high cost of living. Feb. 16. Special number by or- chestra in literary. Feb. 19. Pictures taken for an- nual. Feb. 20. Movie day in Mulvane. Feb. 21. Jerry and Doris go to show and sit by Chris. Feb. 22. George ' s birthday. Senior class play. Slides on Africa. Fern Sullivan entered Feb. 23. Feb. 26. Feb. 27. school. Feb. 28. school. Ethel Jenson enters Said the Freshman. " I ' ll take some dimethyloximidomesoralamide, And I ' ll add just a dash of dim el hylamidoazobensaldehyde ; But if these won ' t mix, I ' ll just have to fix Up a big powerful dose of trisodiumpholoroglunetricarboxy- cide. " k k :: Glover in Physics. When sound makes more than 30,000 vibrations what is it ' . ' Sy. Light. Bella Robertson -••phase wait a few minutes. Ml ' I. YANK HIGH SCHOOL (0 ramie anh iUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN j . ;;■. " : • ' , J M . f.-j ' LJfS ,—. Doesn ' t this sketch suggest the hundred and one chances for pictures in your home? Moke the most of them with a KODAK What we would like to do is to put a Kodak or Brownie in your hand and let you see for yourself what a complete yet simple working machine it is. KODAKS from $6.00 up BROWNIES as low as $1.25 ROY HOWARD ' S DRUG STORE The Never Substitute Druggist Phone 22 Mulvane, Kansas Russell — " Appendicitis is no joke. ' NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ($tmt$t rnxh piack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL Fairmount College Wichita, Kansas WALTER H. ROLLINS PRESIDENT The Fastest Growing College of the South west Scholarly, Spiritual Helpful in Every Department of Life Write to the President for catalogue Fairmount Builds Character March 20. Miss Campbell gives botany class lecture on manners. March 21. Normal training class visits neighboring schools. March 29. Merl Cron sits with Doris Riggs. March 30. Lecture course. April 6. Musical concert. April 13. Annual school meeting. April 20. High School debate. April 24. County track meet. May 4. Track meet at Winfie ld. May 11. Track meet at Wichita. May 12. and 13. Final Exams. One thing we forgot to mention in the calendar, because we forgot the date, was as follows: A Freshman was watching a Jun- ior girl pin her hat on her head. The Freshman inquiringly said, " When i get to te a Junior will my head be soft enough to stick hat pins through. March 1. Fierce test in Physics. March 2. G. A. R. ladies present flag to school. March 5. Lantern slides in chapel March 6. D. S. girls make deli- cious " prune whip. " March 7. Geometry test. March 8. Bad grades from pre- ceding day. March 9. Good Lit. program. March 12. Mr. Glover tells of his visit to Washington, D. C. .March 13. Review for exam ' s. Jerry goes home will) Exam ' s and the teach- March 14. the measles March 15. ers cross. March 16. O. U. Physics and Ge- ometry grades. ' March 19. We wonder where Vera got her la valiere. EDUCATION FOR BUSINESS Tchit v A business (BU5INE55) education is as necessary for you if you want to enter the business world as a medical education would be if you were considering a doctor ' s career. Why not take this short cut to suc- cess? Special opportunities to earn expenses during the summer. Write now---right now to THE WICHITA BUSINESS COLLEGE 114-116 NORTH MARKET STREET WICHITA. KANSAS Cleel McBee — " Vve got to n, ' West ' in the morning. " Pas MULVANE HK1H SCHOOL (Orange anh HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN KANSAS makes the Best Flour in the World WICHITA makes the Best Flour in Kansas The KANSAS MILLING COMPANY makes " WICHITA ' S BEST " Flour Use Wichita ' s Best SOLD BY J. H. CHAMBERLAIN SON Mulvane, Kansas W. C. ROBINSON Mulvane, Kansas KANSAS MILLING COMPANY, Wichita, Kansas Wha1 will Leota do when Karl quits her? Ans. She will Russell another. a k n It Ruby was tor sale, would Cecil Bid-well? Freshman Greasy Sophomore Brassy Juniors Sassy Seniors Classy Doing business without advertis- ing, is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing bul nobody else does. I am as busy as a cross-eyed boy looking at a three-ring circus. He. " I ' ll go anywhere for you. " She. " Well, suppose you go home. " A young man comes into a jewelry store and says: Um-ah-er-er. He-her-oh. (Jeweler to assistant). Bring th at tray of en- gagement rings. Ruby. " Last night Cecil tried to put his arm around me three times. " Her Mother. " Some arm. " Teacher. " How dare you sweai before me? " Freshman. " How did I know that you wanted to swear first? " :: s M Kid. " How old is that lamp, ma? " Mother. " Oh, about three years. " Kid. " Turn it down then it is too young to smoke. " Teacher. " Use the word (debate) in a sentence. ' Lee. " When I go a fishing, I spit on de-bait. " Lilyan Dickinson— " See that foot. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie ana Black MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE Department of Liberal Arts leading to A. B. degree. School of Fine Arts leading to Mus. B. A thoroughly accred- ited College with a gre ater demand for its output than it is able to supply. Attendance in the College Department rapidly increasing; 110 Freshmen in the past year. Summer School opening June 7. For information write FRANK E. MOSSMAN, President Winfield, Kansas When you order your Gro- ceries, ask for the following brands for complete satisfaction: LE-HI ALWAYS-GOOD YALE HART GLASS JAR . Distributed by Lehmann-Higginson Grocer Company All Branches — Oldest School of Music in Wichita The Metropolitan School of Music 206 X. Main St.— Office Room 22, Upstairs — Wichita, Kansas Myron L. Hull, Director Mr. Hull is leader of the Wichita Girls ' Band. Piano, Voice, Violin, Cornet, Clari- net, Trombone, Saxophone, Drums, Traps, Etc. Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo, Steel Gui- tar, and Ukulele. Courses THOROUGH AND PRAC- TICAL. Our pupils are able to give an excellent account of their train- ing in public or private recitals. Private Concert Hall in Conned ion With the School. Call or Write for Prospectus Mary Russell — " Red is my favorite color. Pagi MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (Oramu attb SUettk NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Established 1888 I Incorporated 1 c 1 5 The Grant-Billingsley Fruit Co. WHOLESALE FRUIT and PRODUCE Wichita, Kansas Wichita Wholesale Grocery Co. DISTRIBUTORS OF Opal Corn Our ' 84 Food Products Holiday and Rose of Sharon Fancy Vegetables Hunts Quality Fruits Breakfast Delight-Morning Cup-Beverly Club Coffees Say, don ' 1 you think thai Leo John- si on had better have a party and in- vite his trousers down to his shoes? :: » Clyde Baughman. " Is it proper to say. I watered the chickens ' . ' " Miss Meeker. " Yes. " Clyde. " Well, then I guess I ' ll go out and milk the cats. " A gentle sigh, A -lance so shy, Wei ted face, Next da a case. " Three grins make one smile. Three smiles make one laff. Three laffs makes one happy. Little Jimmy in a careless manner. Saw two girls and waved his hannie. There was some fun, for like a dummy. In his eve he stuck his thumbie. D. P. R., ' 17. Some one in the box Pitching mighty well. Infield blown up. Game shot to ruin. 1. Football is my game: I shall not want. 2. It niaketh me to lie down on the hard gridiron; it leadeth me into much excitement. ?,. It restoreth my youth: it lead- eth me in the game for my school ' s sake. 4. Yea. I run thru the line of the enemy, I fear no evil for the High School is with me: Their cheers and songs comfort me. Floyd Johns — " This is tht way t work it. NINETEEN SEVENTEEN (Sramje m h lU ck MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL LATEST and BEST is provided in the complete revision of the Keystone " 600 Set " Stereographs and Slides. I Copyrighted) CONTENTS OF SET represents stereographs and lantern slides from EVERY State in the Union — from EVERY important Country on the globe. Geog- raphy, History, English, Nature Study, Agriculture and Domestic Science, are all properly Visualized and Vitalized. ADAPTABLE TO YOUR PROGRAM and to all others is the KEY-NOTE of the successful use of the " 600 SET. " The needs of both teacher and pupils have been kept in mind in the preparation of tins set. WRITE NOW for our free literature, explaining the Latest and Lost Achievements in Visual Instruction as accomplished by KEYSTONE VIEW COMPANY, Inc. Address Dept. ' W-C " MEADVILLE, PA. NOTICE— Why not make use of our FREE Loan Service of the Colored Slide Sets. ' Dewey Farney " Oh, lurk, I iimi r l get out that, " Pagi 75 MULVANE flVinili U 7 ltt1 lt NINETEEN HIGH SCHOOL V.M vlIUH " llU SiKUK SEVENTEEN WE NEED NOT ADVERTISE our photographs as possessing a high order of merit. They in themselves establish that faet. We use this medium to place our name before you once again. Ground Floor Studio 122 N. Market Street Pottenger ' s Studio lio 12 Wichita, Kansas We Greet You in the Name of Youth and Spring-Time Y OUTE AND SPRINGTIME!— What do these mean to YOU?— JOY, PLEASURE AXD STRENGTH. Yes and more. You are young; and we congratulate you upon your successes and attainments. YOUTH is the SPRING-TIME of LIFE: The time when seeds of truth, if properly sown, will in due season bring forth an abundant harvesl . Our desire for YOU is that only good seed may be sown in your life, and that yon in turn may sow nothing but good seed. We offer YOU the very best Seed that YOU can buy. Our " Acorn Brand " Garden, Flower, and Farm Seeds will not disap- point you. Ross Brothers Seed Company 309 East Douglas Ave. Wichita, Kansas Holland .Johns — " Hun it your way. " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN QDram c an it pjack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL 5. We maketh ;i take in the pres- ence of my enemies: I annointest tin- ball with my foot and it saileth over. 6. Surely honor and victory shall follow it all the days of my life: and the High School will dwell in the city of Mulvane for ever. Amen. — R. E. H. A Senior. Deep knowledge, big head, brain fever, he ' s dead. A Junior. Fair one, hope fled, heart bursted, he ' s dead. A Sophomore. Played football, nuff sed, neck broken, he ' s dead. A. Freshman. School started, girl said hello, he ' s dead. Leslie. " Slow; pretty slow; awful Doris. " What are they? " Leslie. " Slow; pretty slow; awful slow; absolutely slow, and stop. He. " How is Dean getting along? " She. " Just fine, she has fifteen children now. " He. " Why, I didn ' t know she was even married. " She. " She isn ' t, she is teaching school. " Mr. Clover (in physics class). " Why is a school room like a Ford? " Class. " I don ' t know. " Mr. Glover. " Because it is a bunch of nuts with a crank in front. " Jerry. " What is the biggest vege- table you ever saw? " Mr. Glover. " I don ' t know. What is the largest one you ever saw? " Jerry. " I saw three policemen asleep on one (beet) once. " WE CAN ' T MAKE ALL THE ICE CREAM SO WE MUST MAKE THE BEST OF IT STEFFEN ' S ICE CREAM Edna Spring — " She flunks twice before she speaks and then says nothing. Page Ti Mil, VANE HIGH SCHOOL (OraiuK atth HUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN " The ni ' w store with familiar faces " Young Men Like Our Store It ' s a store for them. All tin- new special ideas in Suits, Over- coats, Hats, raps and Furnish- ings are here lor them. The most stylish cloths for sprint. College men. high school mmen, " Preps " will tit yon in the live- ly, vigorous spirited clothes you am. Mc Vicar Howard Millhaubt CLOTHING CO. 210-212 E. Douglas, Wichita, Kansas OUR FACULTY We know a Professor Curfman. His Ford never sticks in the sand. His ideas are queer But. never you tear, He ' s just the right sort of a man. There is a tall lady. Miss Meeker. She ' s one of the knowledge seekers, She calls her quiz, tests, And the kids call them pests, Hut they all like Fraulein Ruth Meeker. There is a small lady. Miss Blair, Her hohhy is cooking and airs. The orchestra you see, 1 directed by she. The credit belongs to Miss Blair. Miss Campbell ' s a jolly good teacher. Evidently she ' d make a fine preachei, To the Seniors sin ' s true, We find bluffing won ' t do, And slu- ' s tickled to death when we please her. And last but not least, is Glover. Vith him our ignorance is easy to cover, We rave and we stall, And we get by with it all, So everyone loves Jimmie Glover. —I). P. R., ' 17. Paul Arnold (Stare) — " ' sure I don ' t know. " " NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie m h JMack MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL • } • » • II • r — ' — — " " " " , " nii,im -— i • • ' 1 THE j • EAGLE ♦ 1 • PI? ESS • • II ♦ • • • » 1 ♦ O i CATALOG BUILDERS BLANK BOOK MAKERS J PRINTERS j BINDERS 1 M 1 • MM i H ♦ - WICHITA - KANS 1 Clyde Payne — " What do I want with a girl. Page 79 Ml ' LVANE HIGH SCHOOL (0 ramie mtb lUack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN The Dignity of Simple Clothes Colors Blue, Brown, Green, Gray and Black and White are to men ' s dress what thealphabel is to the language. Our nine Flannel and Serge Suits won ' t turn red from blushing at their own poorness; nor green from envj of any other fabric, for they ' re pure wool: nor yellow, for they haven ' t a streak of that in their make-up. Our mixtures in the lighter shades are also most attractive. The high char- acter of our merchandise throughout will merit the approval of High School men. THE HOLMES COMPANY 211 East Douglas Ave. Wichita. Kans. To You Young Men Who are Graduating This Spring, a Message Whether you quit school and enter business, or whether you still intend to pursue your studies in college you are going to find that the young man who succeeds is the young man who knows the lesson of economy. You who have learned this lesson have undoubtedly become acquainted with SPINES — you who don ' t know it will profit well to get acquainted with us. for the fact is, that we can give you the same stylish apparel that all young men like, and at the same time save you money. Spring Clothes are Now Ready. Drop in and See Us. SPINES 111 West Douglas .Ave. Wichita. Kans. Ill High Cost of Living What is that we see way up there Going around and around in the ail It sails us a mile and then stands still awhile But it never returns to our sweet tender care. It looks like an old market basket The kind used in the days long since gone It is full of sundry brown packets And each has its own special song. One paper contains Navy Beans We can still hear his song from afai About how high he can go does he scream While our hunger does our peace of mind mar Another as Sugar is known He jumps little jumps all alone Our neighbors won ' t never more loan And in buying we positively groan. William Lentz — " - Page 80 NINETEEN SEVENTEEN ©ramie mxb SUatk MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL There is also the unknown Sp uds Whose song is almost the best " You will have to wear last year ' s duds If you will know me for I ' m a costly guest. Then there was Rice and Flour and Butter And Eggs whom we have no more And Onions, Oh, how my heart does flutter For these are not for the poor. And then there were many others Yes many more than I ' m giving Many daughters do say to their mothers " Oh, this terrible High Cost of Living. But let us not grumble, dear Brother For it will still continue ascending Till when we die we will still have This bothersome High Cost of Living. —V. R. ' 19. Pianos Player - Pianos Victrolas When you want the best in a mus- ical instrument, call on Eberhardt- Hays Music Co. We make a spe- cialty of fine Pianos, including such famous makes as Knabe, Kimball, Kroeger, Haines Bros., Werner, Ca- ble, Nelson, Smith Barnes, Apollo, Autopiano. Angelus and the cele- brated Ampico Reproducing Piano. Write us for catalog and prices. We sell on terms. EBERHARDT-HAYS MUSIC CO. 133 N Main St. Wichita, Kansas " Clothes for Commencement Day " Whether you are well dressed on the day your diploma is awarded to you depends upon yourself. It is an event in your lifetime that you will always look back to with pride and satisfaction. It will enhance your gratification and encourage the ad- miration of your friends if you ap- pear on this momentous occasion properly attired. The models and fabrics at this store afford you a wide choice from a practically unlimited variety. GREENFIELD BROS. Quality Corner Wichita, Kansas Johnnie Cooper — " Wish 1 was in i!i ' teachers place " Page 8] MULVANE flV ni,i,» tit k ?lll»i »U NINETEEN HIGH SCHOOL V.A vtlUU ctlUl UUdCR SEVENTEEN Women ' s Suits that Satisfy Absolutely authentic in style unequaled for their wearing qualities and especially appear- ing in reasonableness of price. $15 to $50. The Walker Brothers Dry Goods Company Wichita, Kansas Friends University One of the Fully Standardized Colleges of Kansas. Offers a huge number of courses with ample privileges for electives. Besides the usual courses ottered in colleges, there are maintained de- partments in Theology, Music, Instrumental, and Vocal, and a thoro course in Art. In every activity of the college a thoro democratic spirit prevails and the studenl who " works his way " stands on a level with the student with abundan e of means. The Wail of the Sophomore Girl Oh Geometry! Geometry! Geometry! At morning, noon and at night Thy wonderful theorems and examples. Pursue me while against failure I fight. My dreams are Haunted by axioms .My waking hours cared for by angles And I think till I can think no longer For my geometry is merely a tangle. Oh, German! Oh. German! Oh. German! Mow I long for relief from that hook [t has worried me sick and undoubtedly Will very soon ruin my looks. Long ago I took pleasure in life But that was before I took German I will surely most surely have Bug house before the end of this term. i Continued on Page 83 I Frank Tinkle— " ' ' sun getting the measles. " NINETEEN (fa 7ft -trU MULVANE SEVENTEEN WrallljC allU £lUclCI HIGH SCHOOL | I For Better Baking Use Kansas Expansion Flour Made in the D aylight Mill THE WICHITA FLOUR MILLS CO. Wichita, Kansas ♦ » Your Grocer Will Supply You ♦ • Oh, English! Oh, English! Oh, English! | You are almost the worst pest of all With your themes, your classics and letters Tis no wonder you seem woimwood and gall I When I think of the paper I ' ve wasted { In trying to write suitable themes I feel like calling you cursed t And I wish you had never been seen. , Oh, cooking and sewing and cooking- Why can ' t girls learn it at home? I can ' t even cook meat without burning Either myself, or the pan, or the bones. | In sewing my needle runs crooked And I can ' t make a straight seam to save me Oh, sewing and cooking and sewing You would vanish if you knew how I hate you. So goodby to all dreams of senses I will never have them again I wonder what I would think of When I ' m talking to crazy men? —V. R. ' 19. Alice Papes — " All an at people arc dying. I feel liarilt myself. " Page 8:: MULVANE HIGH SCHOOL (!) ramie anit Slack NINETEEN SEVENTEEN Afterttmrfo This 1917 year book presents the best we have along the lines of thought and energy. If you have had experience in this work, you will sym- pathize with us. If not. we hope you will profit by our example. The faults, if any, are not the results of a lack of time and effort, but are due to mental incompetency; which condition shifts the responsibility on our fore- fathers and relieves our conscience of all burdens. ! ' .■!-. x|


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