Muncie Central High School - Magician Yearbook (Muncie, IN)

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554 ' . 004:23-o4:::90Q4::::ro4::::roc::ro What's the Matter with H. S. We will .give free soda tickets to the first twenty-five High School students turning in the correct answer to the above one-is rich. So is our PEACHY H. S. SUN DAE T The New Southern harmacy SI-IELTON G. SILVERBURG CM.. H. S, '09j Prop. - 601 South Walnut Street.- PHONES-NGW 1273 Old 130. FREE DELIVERY FEl..TMRNM'S suns STQRE- V is :ssl-:NTIALLY 'rl-Ili YOUNG rEoPLE's- sronn A n ss The store is -strictly first' xt class and modern inc all its , A ' K appointments. WE CARRY f, Ig ..,.. . If' y ig ONLY HIGH CLASS f , offs SHOES. Ancient patterns ,eo I, J . I F and obsolete styles can't get ........ - ......,. , iii 1 iz! . 1 in. The fact that a shoe is i ' ' n ifgsgadisplayed in our windows is ' "1- if suificient guarantee' that it is up V J e"'y absolutely correct in style. With stores in Ind-ianapolis, Richmond and Muncie, doing the largest shoe business in Indiana, our great buying power commands the highest product. of the woi'ld's greatest shoe designers at the minimum of cost.. IN PRICE: No one can and no one does undersell us at any time. IN STYLE AND QUALITY: We are far and away ahead of all competition at all t' . :mes We carry all the smart, snappy styles of the season in young men's and women's shoes, at 33, 153.50 and S4 per pair, that cannot be duplicated' elsewhere within a dollar er air of our rice p p e. he HB5 and S6 we have the finest shoes made in the world. We respectfully solicit the patronage of Muncie High School students upon the strict basis of merit. FEL-TMRN'S SHOE STORE 311 South Walnut Street emacs W. PIERCE .tio E. CHARLES A WCJE, INDIAN-4 We , M Y u 0 0 ll 0 tl ll ll ll ll oo::::oo 0 ll ll ll 0 0 0 I ll 0 lb lb qv In ll il nl I l II 0 lr ll 0 ll ll P 1 0 0 ll ll 0 lr 0 0 0 0 0 QI ll 0 ll ll ll It 0 0 0 ll ll ll ll 0 ll 0 ll ll IP 0 r ll ll lr L GEORGE W PIERCE .CHARLESST IANA 4 WNQir.1ND 1:::::::ooo:::::ooo::QQoo::oo:::pQ::::oo::::ooo::::::::::oo4::::1, Get Full Information about the Summer Term The business college is a training sehool for those who would become spevialists. Every study offered aims at preparing the student for a definite ni line of work. For information, Write, call or phone, M ' B ' C ll it IIIICIC USIIICSS O ege " in I Jones' Block, corner Charles and Walnut Sts. J. T. PICKERILL, Mgr. E: .Thc school is a part of the INDIANA BUSINESS COl,l.IfGlE. The others are :it .-Xmlerson, Richmond, Mzlrion, Logzinsport, liokoino, New Casilc,, Craw- ia forflsville, Columbus, Wzisliiiigtoii, Vincennes and Indiaiizipolis. EMPLOYMENT 'I Dlil'.XR'I'MfI2N'l', Holliday Bldg., lndiauzipcilis. 1.13. liruimer,President. Chas. C. Cring, General Manager. in ll 0 u ll Plcture Framing Absolutely Correct if ll Artlst Materials for Water Colors Oil Colors, China Colors It . ll Pastel Painters ff Bayless Art Store on Main Street ,, ll 22,222-2--------------......-----...---,-222 22-2-22 ----2 2 2 22 2 2 2 2 Il 0 A fl in GRADUATION GIFTS " ll 1 . JI VVhilm- you are looking' for the correct thing' to give as a uomniencenient present consider some of the gift articles listed below: mi WRITING FOLIOS GOLF SCORES Q POCKET PHOTO CASES INKSTANDS ADDRESS BOOKS FRAMED MOTTOES :I TOURIST BOOKS MONOGRAM STATIONERY CARD CASES CORRESPONDENCE CARDS TRAVELING SETS FOUNTAIN PENS MANICURE SETS IMPORTED BASKETS Gift articles at moderate prices have always been specially featured at the Hoosier. E 1+ H HOOSIER PRINTING COMPANY ll ll STAT1oNERs-ENGRAVERS-PRINTERS 11 ll ll 321 East. Main Street. 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A good selection of Vg, M and 1 carat stones. daft... ttpp ypi fm, W atches ,viwif," liii X123 1-2i We have in stock a complete selec- EL "' Q ii'i tionlof thin model watches in all the if mp K at ' lpgr Vzzs I leading makes of movements. See our 'Lg i stock of watches before you buy-let us tell you why we can save you money l i X Q on a watch. Sterling Sllver Jewelry BAR PINS, 50 CENTS. SLIPPER BUCKLES, 31.00. SET OF FOUR PINS, 31.25. LA VALLIERS, 52.00 UP. V BROOCHES, 50 CENTS UP. VANITY PURSES, S3.00 UP. See our stock of sterling silver-it will surely please you. WE INVITE YOU TO INSPECT OUR STOCK OF GOODS BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR SELECTION-NO MATTER IF YOU BUY OR NOT -IT IS A PLEASURE TO SHOW YOU OUR GOODS. A Good Selection of Sterling Silver Novelties from 25 cents to S15.00. MU CIE JEWELRY 81 PLATI G WORKS J. F. KISER THE OUT-OF-THE-WAY-STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY BOTH PHONES CORNER ELM AND HOWARD STS. ::::::::::::::oo::::::::::::::o::Qoo:::: :o::::::::::::::::::: TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Class of 1912 .,......... .. 4 History of Class 1912 12 Class Poem ......... .... 1 3 Class Prophecy ... . . .. 14 The Faculty .... .... 1 8 Class of 1913 18 Class of 1914 19 Class of 1915 .... .... 2 0 The Staff ......... .... 2 1 Editorials .......... .... 2 2 The Master Touch .................... 24 Cast of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" 25 Won for Himself ................ .... 2 6 Look Pleasant Please ........... .... 2 S Ode on Death of M. H. S. ............ 29 A High School Play in Two Acts ...... 30 Unsimplified English .................. 31 A Cartoon .......... .... 3 2 Departments ................ .......... 3 3 A Court Mathematician ......... .. 33 Civics Class Trip to Indianapolis... 35 Favorite Fiction .................. 36 The Library .... .... 3 7 German ..... .... 3 9 French . ..... .... 40 ABird Trip... ....41 Page Departments Continued Nesting Habits of Birds 42 Wire ..................... 43 Ice Plant 44 Latin ......... .... 4 5 The Moss Rose ........ .... 4 6 The Mill on the Floss 46 The Blue Bird ........... .... 4 7 Put Yourself in His Place .......... 47 Pages from 9A English Note Books 49 Moods ............ i ................... 50 The Cauldron ......................... 51 My Dream After My First Appear- ance as an Actor .............. 51 2 Excerpts from Letters of Alumni... 52 Our Shack ........ ............. 5 3 A New Holiday .. .... 54 Joke ............... .... 5 4 Senior Baseball Team .... .... 5 5 Junior Baseball Team ...... .... 5 5 Sophomore Baseball Team 56 Athletics ................... .... 5 6 Freshman Baseball Team .. .. 57 Cartoons ............... .... 5 8 Mc's Chronicle .... .... 60 Senior Statistics ... .... 60 - ALMA DAVISSON "l'hc1'c is no happilless save of thc heart." RUSSELL BECK "llc stops from mountain to mountain." MABEL GREGORY "She dwclt beside the uutroddcu ways." RUTH SELLERS "Bread uf Hour is good, but there is bread sweet as lumey, if we would eat it, in 21 good hook." BEULAH CURRY 'KX thing of hcuuty is ll joy forever." GL.-XDYS SMITH "llcr hcznrt is not in her work: ,tis else- where." MAHEL XVINTERS "1"u1' shds Il jolly, good fellow." ALICE MOORE 'tImplores the passing tribute of a simile WARREN FREEMAN, Prophet "I know but one way-duty." MARVIN NICHOLS "Wisdom doth sit but lightly on his brow HELEN GRAHAM "Order is heaven's first law." CATHERINE FAY "For nothing lovelier can be found In woman, than to study household good. KARL NOTTINGHAM "He carries himself like 21 man and has Z1 heart as big as his boots." FRED COVALT "Its all in the system." EURA RUTTERFIELD "There is no love like my hrst love." AGNES ALLEY 'Here is a dear, true, industrious friendf HERBERT EILER, President "Small, but mighty." 1 CARL GRIFFIN "He longed for more worlds to conquer. ESTHER BYARS 'AA woman in hours of ease, Uncertain, coy and hard to please." NEVA SNODGRASS "The World is too much with us." LEMUEL FOVVLER "Three-llfths of him genius and two-fifths sheer fudge." EMERSON JONES 'lVVhat's in a name?" LGUISE DRAGOO "And mistress of herself, though China fall." ELIZABETH LAMBKIN "A fair-haired girl." OTTO HUFITMAN "Nor the seas change us, nor the tempests bendf, MERRITT GUILD "To bear a gift for mortals old or young." MARIE KIRSHNER "VVhatever there is to know That shall we know one day." ELIZABETH SAMPSON "She walks in beauty ns the night." JIZSSIE HEIL "CJ, she will sing the savageness out of FI hear." RUTH SIMMONS f'Ancl great souls nt one stroke may do and dont." RUBY WEIKEL "We talk of food for the mind, as of food for the boclyg now Z1 good book contains such food inexhaustiblyf' MARY TRIPP A precious thing is all the more to us if it has been won by work." n ELIZABETH THRGOP The light of the whole World flies when love is clone." 41 REBA NORRIS VVhen she passed, it was like the ceasing of exquisite music." - at RUTH IUOYLF, Class Poet Her gentle goodness fairly glows." 44 MARY QUICK "Thou hast thy calling to some palace floor." MABEL FRAZIER "All the reasonings of men are not Worth one sentiment of women." FRED HARTLEY "Business, that's poetry." LILY DRAGQO "Good, but not too good." MARY ABBOTT "To draw a bow, so soft, so low." RALPH CORDLE "I put away childish thingsf' CLAUD MILLER '4'1'he glory of a young man is in his strength." RUTH VVll.l-lAMS, Secretary "Those best can bear reproof, who merit praisef' 4 , CECILE SHAFFER A'Still wc say as we go,- Strzmgc to think by the way." VVILLIAM MCCLELLAN "Ne who talks much says many foolish things." PAUL LFFFLER, Treasurer "His looks adorned the venerable plzlcef GRACE CASPER "Her modest looks become the cottage." J lNlAl3l2l. WOl.l7lf "I'm going to always see for myself." HAZEL M.-XY A'She laughs as softly as she smiles." VAN CREVISTON '!The village statesman talked with truth profound." RAY PITTENGER "Great men do not play stage tricks with the doctrines of life and deathg only little men do thatf' EULA KNOX "Sees life through rose-colored glasses." BLANCUE TUUEY "And still they gazed. and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all she knew." HARRY TURNER "Ye gods, how she likes me!" JOSEPH SVVITTGART "Assume rt virtue, if you have it not." lNlxARll7f SNOTJGRASS "As merry as the day is long." HARRY LOCKETT "Full many a joke had he." MARY COLLINS '!The world is sweeter for her living." MINNA SILVERBURG "VVl1en she speaks, a jewel falls." JAMES GRIFFITH "Sung in songs of deep emotion Songs of love and songs of longing." FRANK SAMUELS "There is no time like the present." GENEVI EVE HUKILL "Withal, a senior, singularly shy, serious and sedate." JEANETTE CALVIN l'Absence makes the heart grow fonderf' EARL SHUTTLEWORTII l'Al1 great men are flying, and I clon't feel very Well myself." RALPH MASON "And Wilt thou have one fashion into speech?', ETHLYN SMITH "While we live, let's livef' ESTHER SNYDER "'Tis the silent, ever advancing life That wins its Way to fame." MARIE STAUF "She has gi stern look, but a gentle heart." HELEN VANCE, Vice President "Strong, sweet and sincere." CARROLL SMITH "Love-I know not what thou art." NVENDELL LEXVELLAN Sergeant at Arms "Every laddie has his lrissie, Nane Z1 ane have TCU" MILDRED PRUTZMAN "Behind her reticenee and reserve lies a fund of good nature." HAZEL HARDSOG, Historian "VVild bird whose warhle liquid sweet." LUTHER RICE "But for life the universe were nothing. PAUL BURTON "Sir, l nm Zl true labourer." HELEN STEPHENS "Ye gods, how I hate boys." RUTH L. MANN "l smile, for while l smile, another smiles and soon, there's miles and miles of sniilesf History of the Class of 19112 N 1908, only four short years ago, 162 pupils en- tered M. H. S. Since then sgcfgfiog gr be 02. fp,m':xggl, the class has dwindied H5 down to 77. Lillian Hathaway will graduate Los Angeles, Cal., Mar- guerite Free, in Piqua, O., and Esther Tedrow in Middletown, O. We have been glad to welcome into our midst several from other schools. this year in During the first two years we did not organize, and although our class spirit was sadly lacking, we were dis- tinguished from the first by the gen- eral high standard of our work. In the spring of 1910, the whole school was saddened by the death of three of its pupils, Hattie Miles, James Best and Ruth Terhune, all of whom were our classmates. In the middle of our Junior year, we organized and our enthusiasm rapidly rose to a high pitch. We elected Lemuel Fowler, president, Lillian Hathaway, vice president, Russel Beck, treasurer, Marie Stauf, secretary, and Wendell Lewellen, sergeant-at-arms. We soon decided upon steel gray and scarlet as our class colors, and chose the Amer- ican Beauty rose for our official iiower. Our heads fairly swam with plans for good times together. Our Senior friends looked down upon us with a knowing smile as much as to say, "You will get over it." We gave our first party at the college and a happier crowd of young people would be difficult to find. Just before the close of school we gave our only formal entertainment, the Ju- nior dance. 'We met again in the fall of 1911, prepared for the home stretch, and many of us realized the necessity of diligent work. We organized imme- diately, electing Herbert Eiler, presi- dent, Helen Vance, Vice president, Ruth Williams, secretary, Paul Leffler, treasurer, Warren Freeman, prophet, Ruth Doyle, poet and Wendell Lewel- len, sergeant-at-arms. We selected "Nihil sine labore" as our class motto. In January the girls entertained the boys at a leap-year party at the home of Elizabeth Throolp. Later in the win- ter, the boys returned the compliment by entertaining the girls at the home of Mary Abbot. Under the auspices of the Senior class, the Wabash Glee Club gave a concert in the Commercial Club hall, April 5, which was greeted with a crowded house. And now as we near the end of our last year in high school and many of us realize that our school days are over, our good times are tinged with a of sadness at the thought that the class of 1912 will be nothing than a matter of history. note soon more Hazel Hardsog, Historian. Class Poem Come friends and fellow comrades, hear, Our many studies and hardships great, I have a few words to relate No one can ever comprehend, About the class, which all revere, But those who have endured our fate, The class so soon to graduate. Or four years in the High School spend First as bashful Freshmen classed, Then sturdy Sophoniores, Juniors wise, They call us Seniors now at last, The name we dearly love and prize. Some of us would gladly stay, Seniors now review the past, And studies again resume, Recall the rules we have obeyed, But Freshmen enter each day, Could not talk nor walk too fast, And we know they need the room. All on account of "The Interest grade.' Give cheers for the class of 1912, And be not seltish with your praise, Into school books no more we'll delve, For numbered are our High School days. Some Seniors shrink at the cold world's scorn just as all Senior classes go, Others walk in the pride of wealth secure, Now we are praised and honored too, That both the high and lowly born, "The Tide of Lifel' will o'er us flow, Shall moulder to dust is true and sure. We shall then sink from view. This Senior class of fair renown, Is different from the rest, This grand old class in cap and gown, What is more picturesque? Patient teachers for years of four, We Seniors can no longer stay, Whose patience we have sorely tried, For now they bid us go, Your pardon now we do implore, Some sad near future day, And hope it will not be denied. They'll wish us back we know. Climbing a ladder tall and great, As round after round we go, Here's to Juniors on this ladder of fate, For they are just one round below. Here's to the grand old school we leave, Seniors though this seems very strange Here's to the class so tried and true, When we with age are bent, Here's to the ones who for us grieve, We'1l see this building still unchanged, We know that they are passing few. And say, "That's where we went." -Ruth Doyle. Class Prophecy ifgvgir-gov UST about a year after that happy nifvht in 1912 . ' ,iq O Q2 when we received our diplomas, I heard of the i d ath f m favorite E753 ..J'-QA. J e 0 y uncle in Egypt. Later came the news that he had made me heir to his millions, on condition that I devote my life to a study of what had been his hobby-palmistry. As a year was offered me in which to consider the proposition, I decided to make a short visit in Egypt, where my future work was to be done. Conditions were so de- lightful that I could not tear myself away, but soon began the study of palmistry. Here the one difficulty lay in securing the proper fruits for eX- amination, but at length a bright idea struck me. I rnmmaged around and found my 4'Boy Craduate Book," con- taining palm impressions of my former classmates, which I used in my investi- gations. Here are some of my discov- eries: 52 Herbert Eiler, our honorable presi- dent, is to be editor-in-chief of the larg- est newspaper in New York. Here he will gain great prominence. in a few years being chosen as American dele- gate to the International Newspaper convention. Helen Vance will be superintendent of the National Observatory, continu- ing her investigations begun at the time of Halley's comet. It was at this time that Helen, having searched the heavens all night, called her family to behold the comet, which they all later found to be the headlight of an ap- proaching street car. Paul Leffler, the hard-worked class treasurer, will soon be a great philoso- pher, known throughout the world be- cause of his books. Among the most famous of his writings will be "Why the World Goes So Fast," and "Finan- cial Struggles of a Senior Class." Paul Burton will be baggage master at the Union Station and will meet with great success as he intends to study this profession from the very founda- tions. Closely associated with him in his work will be Ralph Cordle, driver of a taxicab, who will become famous for his speed record. Ralph is going to be a philosopher, as in his youth, and will be a driver in order that he may come in contact with humanity. I spent many weary days studying the palm of Wm. McClellan, yet I met with no success in reading it. Tired out I entered a theater, the phonograph started, I immediately recognized Will ls voice in a duet with Caruso. His wonderful talents have brought him not only renown, but also wealth, although it is rumored that he intends to give up music and begin a study of politics. In this field he will be closely associated with Lemrel Fowler soon to be gov- ernor of New York, and recognized authority on matters of civil govern- ment. The Fates have decreed that Eliza- beth Sampson shall marry a German count and live abroad, not far from Jeanette Calvin, the prominent stif- fragette. Both are soon to be present- ed at court by Luther Rice, the Amer- ican ambassador and diplomat. Mr. Rice will also achieve prominence by means of his books, the first of these being, "EXtermination of Latin Verbs." In the ranks of the class there will be two other illustrious authors-Carl THE MUNSONIAN. 15 Griffin and Fred Hartley. The former is to be a compiler of laws, and publish many editions of his experiences as a lawyer, while the latter will be known for his works on parliamentary law, always one of his favorite subjects. Two palms were almost identical and at length I decided to return to Mun- cie in order to solve the puzzle. The solution was not difficult. The own- ers, Karroll Smith and Elizabeth Throop, were blissfully married when I arrived. But having been away from home for some time, I decided to re- main for a few days so as to again see my old friends. I stopped at the best hotel and found that it was owned by the Misses Weikel, Snyder and Graham. They did not personally manage the hotel, but had a portion of their capital invested in the enterprise. The next morning I met Marvin Nichols, stage director of the "Uncle Tom's Cabin" company. With him I went to the ball game in the afternoon and we saw the world's greatest battery with Frank Samuels and Claude Miller in action. In the evening we went to Iiewellen's Grand Opera House, the largest and finest in the state. In the program was Madame Hiazel Hardsog, the great prima donna, who sang her favorite selection, "I've a Man for Every Day in the Week." After the performance we stopped in a confectionery and found that it was owned by Joe Swei- ffart. I remembered how industrious he had been in school. so was not at all surprised to find him quickly grow- ing rich. The next day we went to see the per- formance of the "Uncle Tom's Cabin" troupe. Grace Casper scored a big hit as "Little Eva," and the part of the mother, so proud and haughty, was never played better than by Jessie Heil. Mabel Frazier was prominent in the chorus, a position for which she had worked ever since that memorable oc- casion of 'KA Mid-Summer Night 's Dream." The musical director was Mary Abbott, who had studied in France and Germany. We managed to have a short interview with her, and she said that Europe may be all right for some things, but when it comes to talking, she prefers America. Just after leaving the opera house, we met Elizabeth Iiamkin, the popular mission worker. She has accomplished a great deal in the way of establish- ing free kindergartens and industrial schools and she invited us to attend cit- izens' mass meeting in the II. S. build- ing that evening. We gladly accepted the invitation, went to the high school and had no difficulty in finding our way around the building, for it was the ore which we had attended. We met and recognized several members of the faculty-Blanche Tuhey, head of the Latin departmentg Mildred Prutzman, instructor in Romance languages, Marie Stauf, instructor in twentieth century American poetry and prose, Ruth Sellers, teacher in Domestic Science, and Otto Huffman, head of the department of Applied Mechanics. Mr. Huffman intends to leave Muncie in a short time, as he is to become a pro- fessor in one of our large universities. The meeting was called to order by Principal Russel Beck, who, after a few well chosen words, introduced the speaker of the evening, Senator Ralph Mason. Mr. Mason has won prominence in the senate and is now being favor- ably mentioned as the next presiden- tial candidate of his party. After Senator Mason had addressed 16 THE NHUNSONIIAN the meeting with a few well chosen words, we were favored by a vocal se- lection by Mrs. Mary Quick-Notting- ham, the evangelist singer. We were told she and her husband, the Rev. Karl Nottingham, had done great good throughout the world by means of their revival meetings. My stay in Muncie having reached its close, I was preparing to return to Egypt. On my way to the station I passed a well known furniture store, in the window of which they were dem- onstrating mattresses. They had a bed fixed up and a man sleeping in it, to show how comfortable it felt, and just as I passed I recognized the man as my old friend, Earl Shuttleworth. The window was thoroughly artistic, being decorated with large posters bearing the name of the well known cartoonist, Mabel Winters. This store is in the new Wdman's Club building, which was designed by Reba Norris, and has attracted so much attention because of its beauty. The mural decorations were done by Elthlyn Smith, who came here from her New York studio just for this commission. Among the prom- inent women who constitute the board of directors of the Woman 's Club, are: Ruth Williams, the local correspond- ent to the Associated Press: Eura Butterfield, the daring auto racer and aviator, Ckecile Shaffer, the talented actress, and Marie Kirschner, dean of women at Indiana University. On board ship returning to Egypt, I met Harry Turner and his wife, for- merly Ruth Simmons. They intend to locate in Africa, where Harry is going to have a dancing academy and teach the natives how to two-step. We had a delightful voyage, enjoying several little social affairs in which the captain, Emerson Jones, and the ship 's doctor, Van Creviston, were prominent. Both had been in London a short time be- fore and they never tired of singing the praises of Harry Lockett, the Shakespearean actor, whose talent has won much applause in all Europe. Capt. Jones showed me a Muncie paper con- taining a long article about Harry and several other interesting notes. There was a fine writeup on high school foot- ball, by Merritt Guild, the sporting edi- tor, and a beautiful poem, first pub- lished in a well known magazine, ap- peared under the name of Ruth Doyle. The next page was an advertisement which I would have passed with a glance, but happened to notice that it was an announcement of the opening of the French milliners, Wolf, Kgnox 85 Moore. The firm includes Mme. Neva Snodgrass as hairdresser, and Mary Collins as manicurist, and they have a very beautiful and exclusive establish- ment. There were several cards which interested me, such as: Catharine Fay, trained nurse, Agnes Alley, attorney- at-law, Marie Snodgrass, dentist, and Hazel May, physician. Dr. May has worked with the well known. Dr. Ruth Mann, who first became famous when she manufactured a new patent medi- cine named Hliaugh Cure." At length we reached port, a short distance from my home. With Fred Covalt, one of the Custom House ofi- cials, I attended a political rally of the natives and heard an eloquent address by Hon. Ray Pittenger, the Y. M. C. A. secretary. Following this were short talks by missionaries, among whom I recognized Genevieve Hukill and Mary Tripp. After the meeting we started homeward, but noticed an immense sign, "Matrimonial Agency." Fred THE MUNSONIAN. 17 said he had always been interested in such places so we stopped. Imagine our surprise when we found the estab- lishment conducted by Beulah Curry and Helen Stephens. They said they had never cared for matrimony them- selves, but considered it a fine thing to thrust it upon others. They had lost none of their high school dignity but finally consented to go with us to a five-cent show. The iilm was highly romantic, so it was not particularly sur- prising to find the leading parts taken by Esther Byars and Lily Dragoo. The next day I returned to my home and long neglected work and have now completed the following palm readingsg that Alma Davisson will have great success as editor of a fashion maga- zine. Gladys Smith will be a librarian and will become prominent as a labor leader. Minna Silverburg will become a great short story writer and her works will appear in all the leading magazinesg James Griffith will train himself until he becomes the "White Mau's Hopef' Louise Dragoo and Ma- bel Gregory will have charge of a Green Trading stamp parlor. This completes the future activities of my fellow students, the members oi' the never-to-be-forgotten class of 1912. liealizing their capabilities as I do, I know that all of them will fulfill, and many will surpass the brightest of our expectations. W3Fl10Il Freeman, Prophet. xk ilglfz-'JSE lli Kei s THE FACULTY CLASS OF 1913 SSVT3 df? ?I6I 15 19 OF ASS CL EDITORIAL STAFF II. GRIFFIN ........... ... ...., Ilnlitor-in-Chief XIIYXA II. 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VVHERE Wlllll THE STUDENT BODY BE NEXT SEMESTER? GREAT deal of agitation has been aroused concerning our high school. Sometime agro the State Board of llealth condemned the present building as unfit for school purposes, and ordered that it be closed by July 15, 1912. There has been a great deal of discussion about a new building. The school. board has considered the problem of a new building! tor some- time, and the Commercial Club has also been intensely interested in it. But had you ever thought, "where will we have school next year?" Ik ,ls PK TllE tlliAlJllA'l'E OMMENCEll1ENT time has come , for the class of 15112. Four years ot laborious work in the Muncie High School have been completed. Now it is up to each graduate to show whether or not these four years have been Well spent. The great task is not finished but just begun. lf the graduate has not been self- reliant l1e must be now. lle is com- pelled to work out his own problems and light his own battles in life. No doubt he realizes that he has encoun- tered a few toils during the time spent with the dear old alma mater, but, in- evitably greater tasks to be achieved lie before him. lt is the hope of The Munsonian that the members of this class distinguish themselves in the world, in such a. Way that in the years to come the faculty of the Muncie lligrh School can proudly boast that that notable citizen is a grad- uate ot' our school. A short item in our old high school publication reads: 4'Make your mark in the world. lt is not quite so hard, maybe as you think it is, all you have to do is step your foot into the mud." A very witty saying but it should be remembered that kind of a mark may be washed away by the next rain. A very acceptable gift to the M. H. S. by the city school board is the Bal- opticon, a machine to be used in reflect- ing- post cards and slides on a screen or wall. lt is the best made in the lluited States. Various classes find use for it nearly every day. THE MUNSONIAN. 23 E hope the time will come When we shall l1ave our own printing press for The Munsonian. A press could easily be installed and a new de- partment in Manual Training be opened for the students. This would assist us in two ways: First, We would get the training for that Workg second, we could publish our paper at less expense and reduce the price of the paper. lk lk Bk . IIE students are not regretting that they must abandon this old building. They are only too glad that they do not have to climb the rickety old stairs any more, breathe impure air, study without the proper light, or walk in danger of falling plaster. llo you blame them? 5k Hi Bk IIE "Mid-summer Night 's Dream" was the best play of home talent ever "pulled off" in Muncie. The act- ing, although very ditticult, was of su- perior quality. Each person knew, and acted his part well. There is one thing which might have helped it out, and that is a Iligh School Orchestra. Why didn 't we have one? Ilave we not the material T? AVE you decided what you are going to do through summer va- cation? If you intend to Work it might be well to suggest that laborers will be needed to wreck the old M. H. S. 41 lk Bk ID you ever stop to think that if it were 11ot for the advertisers that a school paper Would be impos- sible? The advertisers in this issue are meeting 60 per cent of the cost of put- ting this number betore the public. Donlt forget them when you are doing your shopping. bk bk E wonder if you have forgotten to place those large electric lights around your imaginary high school that we are to have. It would not be an ideal high school building without them. In addition to these, it might be well to suggest that elevators could be made very useful HJ SY 11 lk If you appreciate The Munsonian boost it next year. -J The Master Touch HE last gleam of the set- ting sun shone through if the old cathedral win- "f's'Es'i-' d Y - d f ll th A1 ,-awk' OW dn C UPON C silver hair of the old man. Beside him and be- fore the great organ a young man sat with an impatient frown on his brow. The young man turned half expect- ing a stern, unyielding look upon his father's face, but the old professor was not regarding his son. His eyes seemed to have pierced the thin veil into that land of tender memories. Harold sat silent a moment gazing at the face of his father, then turning his hands softly slipped over the keys of the organ. The melody was less mechanical now, but it possessed none of the soft undul- ations the professor's touch called forth. Scenes like this were frequent in the Hammond family. The whole desire of the ,professor's life was that his son, the only remaining one of the family, might become the greatest organist the world had yet produced, and thus ful- fill his vanquished ambition. Unques- tionably the boy had talent, but it was as yet unawakened. " Let us stop now, ladf' he said wl1e11 the music ended. "That will do for tonight. Tomorrow 'twill be better." But Harold said nothing. Wliat was there to say to the kind gentle face of his father? It had been this way ever since he could remember. Every day he firmly resolved never to touch the old organ again, but the next day he always came again to play upon that instrument which he had almost come to hate, for he could not meet the sor- row in his father's loving face. Play he could, wonderful harmonies, but in each there was a failure to feel, to love, and to express, there was the sadness ol unhappiness and discontent. The professor silently slipped to the old organ bench and began to play the only melody that had ever aroused any feeling in the boy. It was a soft, sweet harmony that flowed out from the soul of the old organ into the boy's own, and filled him with strange hopes and vague longings. He listened in silence, his head slipping down till it rested on the back of the old choir chair. As the last sweet sound died away the old man turned and laid his hand upon the silent head beside him. Finally he spoke: "Harold, ever since you were old enough to know one key from another, I have tried, oh how I have tried, to make you love the organ ever as I have loved it, to strive for the mas- ter's touch 5 that touch which makes music live and throb in every heart which hears it, but you do not love it. I will not say you cannot-I still. hope, Harold, but-. Now I am going away. How much I shall miss you Harold, in the next few weeks you will never know, but it is for the best. You won't be lonely will you? You will have your organ though. Lad, never cease striv- ing for the master touch and although it seems now unattainable, the awak- ening will come." "The awakening Will come." The young man repeated his father's words softly to himself. He had been gone a month. Harold had missed his father and his long talks with Shim, and most THE MUNSONIAN. 25 of all the music. He could play but his soul longed for the tender feeling in his father's melody. The servants, Why were they so good and yet so silent. The low spoken words. Ilis father's letter today had said he would come soon. What was the matter as he felt so sad when he really should be happy. That evening he started toward the old cathedral. 'l'l'he awakening will come," he re- peated. "Father does not understand," he said, talking to a little bird that was balancing itself lightly on a little hush by the walk. He passed some little tenement chil- dren, dirty and poorly dressed, playing in the park. Ile felt a vague longing to be a child once more and play with the same care free light-heartedness that these children did. llis attention was then attracted by two little girls in the charge of a nurse. Ile noticed their wistful faces as they watched these children playing in the sand. He won- dered if they also were unhappy. Other people he passed all seemed to have a note of sadness about them. Ile entered the dim choir of the old cathedral. lle slipped to the old organ bench. Ile had been playing for quite a while when a noise at his side caused him to look up. The old family ser- vant with a grave pitying face, said: 'LMaster lllarold, your father passed away this afternoon. 'l The boy's head sank to the keys. "Father, my father dead," he Whis- pered. The cathedral chimes tolled the Au- gelus. llow long he lay there he never knew. Presently in the dim light he raised his head, his fingers slipped over the keys in that familiar melody his father had played that last evening, but the music lived, it sighed, it throbbed with the ache of a human heart. As the last echoes died away with a beautiful light dawning in his face and a joyful sob he 1l1llI'Illl1l't'll as if to someone beside him, "Dear father, it has come at last, the master touch." Ruth Williams, 1912. CAST OF "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM." Won For Himself ,Ebb-QQQTQ H, motherfj said Mary 562, Ellen gleefully, as she ttf Hr' h d ri 1 lk t 073. M rus e up .ic wa o where Mrs. Ashby was sitting on the veranda, "I have the best news, guess,,what! ' f' A Q ,letter from Frank, I suppose," said her mother, with a teasing smile, "I think nothing else could bring quite such et glow into your cheeks." t'Yes," said Mary Ellen, unabashed, "and he is coming, yes, coming here, can you believe it, mother? He says he has been promoted and had his sal- ary raised and I am to go back with him if I will, and of course I shall. IIe's coming on the eighteenth of May, and this is only the twelfth of April. Oh, my, what a long time!" she sighed dis- mally, but was smiling again the next minute as she said brightly: f'But think, mother, we shall always be to- gether then, forever and forever," drawing the words out and dwelling on them lovingly, Hand I shall not be so lonesome until he comes anyway, per- haps, for he says that a friend of his, a Mr. Ralph Graham, is to be in our city for some time and asks that I treat him well and make him welcome, as he is a very nice young man and also a very dear friend of his. Mr. Graham is to come on the fifteenth. Just think, that is Wednesday, and he will stay until Frank comes. Oh, I do hope I shall like him, won't I have a perfectly lovely time?,' Si' 3? SG S12 3? :lk :lk Mary Ellen lived in joyful anticipa- tion the next two days. On Wednesdayr afternoon she was in the library writ- ing a letter to Frank. She was inter- rupted presently by a servant who an- nounced a visitor. Mary Ellen looked at the card on the tray and read-"Mr. Ralph Virgil Graham. " She was so ex- cited that she forgot to tell the servant whether or not she would receive the visitor. After waiting some minutes for her answer, he said, respectfully, "Well, miss, what shall I say?" "Oh,,' she said, recovering her com- posure, "show him in, James, by all meansfl "To the parlor, miss?,' "Yes-No, bring him in here." The servant bowed and departed. Mary Ellen ,pushed the letter which she had been writing into a drawer of the library table. She had barely fin- ished when she found herself facing the tall, handsome stranger. HI have the pleasure of addressing Miss Ashby, have I not?" he exclaimed, advancing toward her. "Yes, Mr. Graham, I am so glad you have come,'l she said, cordially extend- ing her hand. "Please sit down." He did so, and she seated herself directly opposite him. The conversa- tion was carried on in a pleasant in- formal manner and when the caller left late in the afternoon they felt that they had known each other for years. Being thus on intimate terms from the beginning, they enjoyed each oth- er's company a great, deal. Ralph, as she soon came to call him, called at the Ashby home quite frequently at the invitations of Mary Ellen and her parents. S-carcely a day passed that they did not seedy each other. He took her out walking, driving and to many social functions. THE MUNSONIAN. 27 After a time Mary Ellen realized that she thought more of him than she cared to own, even to herself. She was greatly troubled when this unwelcome discovery forced itself upon her. She thought of how it must hurt Frank Lester, should he hear of it, she thought also of how true he had always been to her, he had never given her even the slightest reason for mistrust- ing him-and now, now, what was she doing. She pitied herself and won- dered what she should do. She knew that she loved Ralph Graham, and since that 11ew love was burning within her, she was not so sure that she still loved Frank as she had when they had parted four years ago, when Mr. Ashby had been forced to move west in an at- tempt to regain his failing health, tak- ing his wife and daughter with him. Mary Ellen brooded over her troubles continually. She decided that she must not see so much of Ralph, and tried her best to live up to her decision. She declined his invitations to walk or drive under one pretext or another, although it hurt to have to do so. Mr. Graham noticed the change and, seeing that his company was evidently not desired, although he imagined that he knew the trouble, concluded that it was best for him to stay away. He had done pretty Well for a week or so, but could not conquer the desire to see her longer, so one beautiful day, the day before Frank Lester was to ar- rive, he called at her home proposing that they take a walk. She was so taken by surprise that she had no ex- cuse ready, and her desire to accept was so strong that she found herself saying, "Yes, Ralph, with pleasure," before she really knew what she was doing. By Mary Ellen 's suggestion they de- cided to Walk up the mountain. They walked on and on, talking gaily all the time for both were in excellent spirits. They had Walked far up the slope, and were now on a sort of flat plateau. They stopped here to rest before starting to descend. "Isn't it delightful to be here?l' said Mary Ellen, as she glanced around her, then down, far, far below at the busy valley. "Yes, dear, heavenly-with you," said Ralph softly. Mary Ellen started. It was the first time that he had ever taken the liberty to address her in endearing terms. "Mr, Graham," she exclaimed in confusion, stopped-and could not go further. She was blushing crimson. Seeing this he leaned forward and kissed her before she had a chance to resist. 'tMr. Grahamf, she said accusingly, and there was no faltering of the clear, cold voice now, "I believed you a gen- tleman until this day. You understand perfectly well my relations to Frank Lester-your friend as well as mine, and now-oh, what will he say-H The tears sprang to her eyes-she choked and turned her face away, proud and defiant. Ralph Graham gently took her hand. 'tMary Ellen,', he said softly,-"Frank will say nothing only words of love. I am Frank Lester. Look at me, dear, and say that you believe me." She turned her beautiful eyes upon him, full of innocent wonder. "You,,' she said, looking at him long and stead- ily, "you, Frank?" "Yes, I swear I am, and to prove-it, I will give you this,l' he said, taking a small band of gold from his pocket and slipping it upon her finger. "Is not that the same one you gave me four years ago to keep until we should meet again?" She looked at the ring a moment and smiled at the recollection. "Yes, but why did you--why have you been de- ceiving melll' she cried petulantly. "Because, dear, I Wanted to Win you-" "Which you have done Frank, dear," she whispered softly. And now we Will leave them, stand- ing on the high plateau with the world before them. Esther Moore, '15. sfiaezmg S' V! 01 3, Mei 0 1 M f,3'rv.'rl winter, had Mlnools Plleasant Plleasew EANETTIEVS day began with a disappointment. At the breakfast table her father announced that the big comic opera company, heralded all been held up so long by the snow storms that it had canceled its engagements altogeth- er. UOI1, dear!" said Jeanette, "I've even paid for my tickets!" Being of the well known infant terrible variety, her small brother laughed teasingly, and Cin hopes of drawing tearsj re- marked for the thousandth time, "Well you'll just have to grin and bear itf' Jeanette disdained a reply and When after breakfast she noticed that the dayls motto on the 'calendar was, "Laugh and the world laughs with you," she half-wondered if Brother Tom and the calendar were not in league against her. Staring, or rather grinning at her from the opposite side of the street car as she went to school, Jeanette saw the lastest variation of the ancient cereal advertisement relating to 4'The smile that won 't come off." Jeanette was somewhat exasperated. HI wonder if everyone gets as tired of that ad. as I do," she thought, and turned to look out of the window. But there was nothing but snow and gloom outside, and the monotony became so unbear- able that her eyes wandered back to the grinning ad. When she reached school, after some delay, on account of the fresh drifts, she found on the bulletin board the announcement of an assembly, occa- sioned by the visit of a famous lec- turer. In the big assembly room Jean- ette listened at intervals between rev- eries of moody thoughts till she heard the lecturer exclaim with eloquent fer- vor, "Ah, yesl It's the man who takes defeat with a smile, that will win in the end." Then she thought, "Goodnessl How many more times will I have to hear that!" and she heard no more of the lecture, being lost completely in her thoughts. Things did not go well at all in school that morning, and Jean- ette was glad indeed when it was made known that there would be no after- noon session. She determined, how- ever, to lunch with the Martins in their down town Hat, as she had promised and do some needed shopping before going home. Airriving there, she was received in the hall by the two small daugh- ters of the house. Dorothy, the young- er, immediately informed her with great pride, "Oo want to heah Dotty's new piethe, don't 'oo? Me dot new piethe! Thwee 'ittle wules." Jeanette looked puzzled till the older sister ex- plained: "She wants you to hear a little verse she has learned." "Oh," said Jeanette, "that's lovely, isn't it. Of course I want to hear it." So Dor- othy joyously proceeded: "Thwee 'ittle wules we all mus' keep To make life happy an' bwightg 'Mile in the mornini, and 'mile at noon," But Jeanette had rushed out of the hall to find Mrs. Martin. Dorothy fol- lowed, running, with: hiAll, keep on 'milin' at night." VVhereupon Jeanette calmed herself enough to give the child the expected praise. After luncheon she excused herself as soon as possible, for fear that Dor- othy might insist on repeating the lit- tle stanza whose sentiments had be- come so strangely odious to her. Scarce- ly had she reached the street after leaving her hostess when there burst on 'her ear the exalted strains of a mov- ing picture show graphophone: 'l'Causc when you smile, love, The world will smile with you,"- She hastily turned a corner to avoid the blatant staleness of the melody, and roticing a photographers sign, remem- bered her intention of having a picture taken. She went upstairs, and after the necessary re-arrangement of hat and hair, she took her seat in the ,pho- tographerls chair. From under his black hood came tzhe words, "Look pleasant, please." Ten days later Jeanette was able to be moved to a private sanatorium where, surrounded by white walls and utter peace and quiet she slowly re- covered from the effects of that "Look pleasant, please." Helen M. White. Udle on the Death oil: Bury the old building With the whole school's lamentations, Let us bury the old building To the noise of the throats of her own creation, Mourning when her timbers fall, Weeping when the rats do crawl And darkness covers every hall. Where shall we take her I do implore? Here in Muncie she is a bore. Let the voice of those she worked for, And the feet of those she died for, Echo round her ashes evermore. Lead out the students: sad and slow, As fits this most terrible woe, Let the sad, worn procession go, And let the wailing crowd around it grow, And let the music classes music blow, Her last day cometh slow. Mourn, for she seems to us the last, Remembering all her troubles in the past, No more in stately grandeur will she greet With "gilded" hands the gazer in the street. O, students, our teachers harborer is mute. Mourn for the school of long-enduring years, The stately mansion, old and oft abused Buried at dusk with streams of tears. Mourn for the school of greatest influence. Still greatest in her special line, Buried greatest with least repentencc, Great in Latin and great in Math., Foremost leader of her time, Pastmaster in common sense, And all through her flowery path, She dehed him-Father Time. O, rickerty stairs which all have climbed, O, halls from which great thoughts were mined O. crushed at last thy tower of fame, Which stood tive years of condemnation. Such was she whom we explore, The agitation of years is o'er, The great walled statue will be seen no more. -Kemper Cowing 13 MJ!-ll. . A High School Play Time-Most any day. Place-Lower hall of M. Il. S. Dramatis Personae-A "Society'l N, iJ1I'l. ACT I. First Scene-8 :20 a. m. "Society Girl Cwitih friend on Way to cloak roomjz "Goodness I'm all tagged out this morning. Went to the 'X. Y. 'l'. dance' last night and got home so lateg had a swell time though. O, gee, how I dread English next per- iod. I haven't looked at my lesson either. I just don't get time, and the lessons are so long. What did I get last month? Why F, of course that's pretty fair, but lVI'iss-i- said I'd have to work. That 's pretty good but I believe I deserved more-Oh, here's where We part, see you next period." Second Scene-10:35 a. m. "Society" Girl fmeeting a second friend in the hallj : "Hello, where are you going? To German? Well, what in the World do you see in German? No German on my programme-I'm go- ing to the library to cram for a history test-it's a regular grind. Most every- thing is though. I I-lunked proper in English this morning. O, I forgot to tell you that I saw George last night and I'm going to the theater with him tomorrow night. You poor child, so you can 't find time to go to dances and the theater? Well, my dear child, make time just as I do. So long." Third Scene-11:20 a. m. "Soeiety" Girl Con Way to room- With another girlbz "Got your Latin, honey? O, yes, I have mine right here in my pony. Don't look so shocked, I know I oughtn't use one but it's do that or flunk. I can't afford to lose this credit and I simply can't dig on the stuff every night. You don it think its hard? O, Well, not for you, but then- if I'd give an hour to it every night it would be easy? 'Me,' give an hour every night. I never give that much to all my subjects together, let alone one. No, no, I can 't do it, I am simply rushed to death. I guess I'll have to cut out one dance a Week, because I'll have to begin to study sometime. Another girl joins them. "Going to the matinee? Well, I should say I am. VVouldn't miss it for the World. I'll have to pretend headache." All three go into Latin. Fourth Scene-2:10 p. m. HSoeiety" Girl Con Way to matinee with a friendbz "Oh, gee, talk about Hunking, if I didnlt Hunk last period in History, and a test, too. I hadn't -looked at my lesson for over a Week, so this morning I crammed and you know the result. I couldnlt remem- ber a thing. Oh, I don't care just so I get through. Did you have a good time last eve ? I just had a grand time. VVhat are you going to wear to the next dance? Your blue, oh, that's so sweet. I'm going to wear my scarlet to the "500" party at Iiucile's. Aren't you going? You're not? Can't go out but once a Week? My but your parents are strict. You have to write a theme tonight? Well, so do I. I never can make them sound natural. I don't care if I don't hand one in. Yes she's a hard marker. Only gave me "F" and I only missed three themes. O, well, I don't care just so I get my credit and get through so I can go off to college. Where do I expect to go Oh, to some THE MUNSONIAN. 31 eo-educational college. Just think of the grand fellows that always go to them. I do hope the play will be good. Oh, well, it eouldnlt be any more tire- some than school." ACT II. Time-Three months later. Scene I. "Society" Girl Cafter getting final cardl : "VVell Ilistory sixty, and Eng- lish sixty-live means come back next term. Welll, I suppose Illl have to. 1 guess I didn't work hard enough, but how could I when I went so much? But I have had gay times. I do hope mother don't get strict now that I have l'lll11liCd.w G. A. S. '13. Unsimpliified English RITE suite little buoy, the sun t of a grate kernel with a rough about his neck, tlue up the rode swift as eh dear. After a thyme he stopped at a gnu house and wrung the belle. His tow hurt hymn and he kneaded wrest. Ile was two tired to raze his fare, pail face. A feint mown of pane rows from his lips. The made who herd the belle was about to ,pair a pare, but she through it aside and with awl her mite ran for fear her guessed would not weight. But when she saw the little sun, tiers stood in her ble weyes at the site. "Know,'l he said, "Isle soon be awl riteg butt now I'm feint to the corps. Eye ought to bee shone a quite plays." 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T 'N X ff-4: . Q12 Sfsfi'-53515- ' .f"' :fi-FEES '? -' ' - .:11f5fiQs1'fi'-a ' Jag, .w ,.., ,,w4q1'i1'::z:.::.':' .ful 955515 41. ii a+ T"+,:5.4f 1 6' 3 r . 7 4 - V17 Z if Q rf r 72-Q, -Y 752- If V, f J Four years be grew in IW. H. S. The fates lhen said "I guess A big diploma you may lake For your own little sake. H THE MUN SONIAN. 33 A Court Mathematician 'IIE grroat king Ilo,ioan1ho H was tho gn-oatost king that llfld evor livvd. llis wealth was tho niost stu- pondons, l1is court the most Ill2lQI1lii0CI1t that tho world had ovor known. llis f'0lll'fit'l'S all know tl1is Ellltl shouted it to l1i111 llll'l'P flllIOS daily. 'Tiroat is ll0,l0H7lllJ0 ll." llis lih1'arios contained tho inost raro V0llllllUS tho world pos- sossvd. l1is troasilro vaults. untold woallh. his orown ,iowols tho Hl0St won- dm-rfnl QOIIIS tho oyos ol' lllilll llilidl over I11-hold. lglll of all tho l'l't'2lSll1'0S tho great lil11g'!lDOSSOSS1'll, no gl'l'lll was so lbI'Cl'l0llS, no raro Villllllli' so Villlltltl as tho king"s lgllllllillll. For was it not the only one ill oxisto11vo 1? It was ahsolntoly nniqno. illllli world did not oontain its follow. 'l'ho kingis n111sim-ian sang' of it, tho kinQ"s lanroato wroto odos to it, the king"s l'0lll'll0l'S praisod it daily, and llojoainho II know that ill this one thing' ho was niost glorious. for this lllt would go tl0NYll i11 historyg ho pos- sossod tho ono lgilllllillll that the world llilll ovor k11own. 'ln tho l'lg'lll0l'll'fll year of tho groat king's 1'oig'11. a l.2llll0llS t1'a,vclor jour- noyod l.l'0lll a far distant lilllll to hohold tho glorios of Ilojoaniho, tho Illilglliii- vm-11t. llis faino had sproad to thc onds of tho oarth Zlllil from the ntniost part of it c-amo tho grroat travolor, to soo tho wondors all tho world droamod of. XVith all honors was tho stranger 1-1-voiwcl. 'Pho full Q.l'I'2lTlIl0ll1' of the 4-onrt was displayed to his wondering! oyos. Tho groat tI'P2lSlll'0 vaults were oponod for his illSI70l'ti0Il, rare Volumes Qlllil pi-irfvlm-ss QUIIIS were brought forth that ln- inight soo a11d wondor. At all of thoso lllx Qazod in awo a11d amaze- nwnt. Truly tho groat world hold not thx- oqnal of ll0,l02lllll70, tho Illagllia- vont. 'l'hon that tho ends of the earth inighi indood k11ow tho full glory of the gi-oat king, tho stranger was at last lod into tho sac-rod prosoiioo of tho ll'l2ll'Y0l of niarvols--tho only Rindiam tho world llflll ovor li1l0XVl1. Tint to the 2llll2lZOHl0llf of all. this last rovelation loft tho travolor nnimprossod, llo moro- ly l'0lllTNl'll1Otl, "How vory similar to tho ono in Zanadn. Thoro are only two in oxisterioof' ITor1-or was written on ovoigv 1-oilntonancc, fair ladics faintod, 34 THE MUNSONIAN. gallant gentlemen shook like aspens- and the king-no pen may tell the ter- rifying effect of these awful words on the king. Another Bimbam! The glory of Hojoambo II was gone. Two Bim- bams in the world and he had only one. The shock tg the king was more dreadful evemthan. the courtiers had feared. To him the blow was more ter- rible than the loss of half his kingdom. In such blackness of wrath and- despair was he that the court trembled and quailed. No efforts availed to draw his mind from the crushing thought- two Bimbams, and he had only one. The singing boys failed to charm, the dancing girls could not make him for- get. Nothing but the one awful fact remained. The courtiers and prime ministers were in despair, something must be done. After days of deepest gloom the court mathematician came before the Lord High Chamberlin and asked that he be brought before the king, for he could drive away the de- spair of his illustrious majesty. Half in hope, half in fear, they led him into the presence of the royal rage. Hear, O king. We will, during this court mathematician, "your illustrious highness has all knowledge, and can understand the mysteries of even the greatest of all sciences. Will my most gracious liege ,permit his humble ser- vant to present a profound secret from the depths of the most hidden knowl- edge, which shall dispel the delusion under whi-ch his most astute mind is momentarily laboring. " "Hear, O king. We will during this discussion, according to the laws of mathematics, let X equal A Then will X2 equal XA. Since, if equals are multiplied by equals, the re- sults are equal. X2-A2 equals XA-AZ. For if equals are subtracted from equals the results are -equal. Whence by factoring CX-Aj CX plus AD equals ACX-Al. Then X plus A equals A. As if equals be divided by equals the results are equal. A Substituting from our original as- sumption, A plus A equals A, or, 2A equals A. Whence it appears 1 equals 2. It was there, it was true. No one could question that unanswerable logic. One Bimbam equals two Bimbams. The glory of the illustrious king was saved. He had one Bimbam, there were only two in existence, and one Bimbam equals two Bimbams. The courtiers shouted in their pride, the ladies wept for joy. The king arrayed himself in his most gorgeous robes and called for his musicians, his dancers and his poets. The chief mathematician was elevated to the highest office in the kingdom. A great feast was pro-claimed. The mu- sicians sang it, the historian recorded it and the chief poet celebrated it in song. " Great is Hojoambo II, who pos- sesses all the Bimbams the world has ever known." The students in 11A Mathematics had a very interesting time for a few days, solving problems for a student in the Scranton Correspondence School. This school is the best correspondence school in the United States for those preparing for any kind of engineering, draughting or machine work. The 10A classes have worked out ,problems for an employe of the boiler works and also for an employe of the Whiteley malleable. It is very grati- fying to the teachers of this department to know that their daily work is so closely allied to that of the industrial world. THE MUNSONIAN. 35 The Civics Class' Trip to Indianapolis One of the most interesting trips that the Civics class has made this term, was that to Indianapolis to visit the school for the blind and the school for the deaf and dumb. Twenty-two members of the class left Friday morning on the Meteor, and arrived at Indianapolis about 10 o'clock. We first visited the school for the blind which is only a few squares distant from the terminal sta- tion. The school building is an impos- ing structure of three stories, in the center of a beautiful lawn. There are about 175 pupils now enrolled. The grades are the same as any other school, the common school and high school. Many of the pupils are talented in mu- sic and they are given an opportunity to develop this talent in the common grades. When they enter high school they may choose either a musical, lit- erary or industrial course. Up to the seventh grade, they use their slates with which to write, but when they reach the seventh grade, they are taught to use typewriters. Some of the pupils exhibit remark- able talent in music. Before we left, several of the more accomplished pu- pils gave us a delightful program in the chapel. Their process of learning is necessarily very slow and tedious be- cause of their blindness. Perhaps the most interesting of all was the industrial department. The girls were sewing and knitting. Some of the older boys and girls were mak- ing cane baskets and cane seats for chairs, while the smaller boys were making various bead articles. ' The school for the deaf and dumb is east' of the city, about three miles from the business section. The contrast in the locations of the two schools is very decided. The school for the blind is in the midst of the hurry and bustle of the city, while the school for the deaf and dumb is out in the woods where the children may get the fresh air and be close to nature. This school now con- sists of four buildings: The main build- ing in which are the gymnasium and chapel, the girls dormitory, the boys' dormitory and the dining hall. These buildings are connected by a under- ground passageway, so that the chil- dren will not have to go out of doors in bad weather in going from one building to another. Three other buildings will be put up in the near future. These buildings are new, beingoccupied this winter for the iirst. They have about 300 pupils enrolled. The children are taught from the first grade how to speak and are shown the different posi- tions of the tongue, lips, and teeth in forming words. After several years, they sometimes find that the children have no voice. They are given opportunity to de- velop any talent for art and clay modeling which they may possess, but here you notice the utter lack of music. The girls have become quite' efficient in sewing and crocheting. Other in- teresting features of the work are the shoe repairing department and the printing shop. The boys do all this work themselves under the guidance of a teacher. Every two weeksthey put out a paper called "The Silent Hoosier," an eight-page paper. This contains items of the different happen- ings in the class rooms, baseball news and social and personal news. One page is devoted to their object of main- taining the school and its rules. Alto- gether it is a very interesting paper. T Hazel Hardsog, '12. 36 THE MUNSONIATY. ' The Library In describing the library as a de- partment in the IIigh School, We will consider it with respect only to the actual library work, forbearing to dwell at length on its activities in nu- merous other directions. I will brief- ly enumerate, however, some of the minor offices, aside from those indicat- ed by her title, which the librarian is called upon to fill, either continuously or from time to time. She acts as tel- ephone girl, secretary, stenographer, s-cout, information bureau, reception committee to parents, grammarian to the principal, and bell ringer. The li- brary serves as an assembly room archive, nursery and slumber room, and is a dispensary of blotters, erasers, rulers, ink-both black and red, theme paper, pens, penholders, pencils, punch- ers, pins and paste. Paste brushes were at one time furnished, but since the several borrowers have taken unto themselves to have and to hold, the various brushes provided, it come necessary to improvise Hence a brush designed for and higher mission has come companion of the paste pot. 7 has be- a tool. another to be a This is known as the faculty tooth brush. Thus it may be observed that the co-opera- tive method has been applied not only to recitation and assembly room man- agement, but to the minor details of ad- ministration as Well. We are all proud of our school, and with good cause. We are especially proud of our school building. We pre- sume that the majority of students ap- preciate their unusual advantages. It is not to be doubted that the members of the faculty fully appreciate their good fortune. It is a pleasant and not uncommon experience to see groups of instructors assembled in corners of the halls, apparently counting their many blessings--naming them one by one. It is not always possible to overhear the conversation or ascertain the subject of their mutual congratulation but the library might well be the topic under discussion. We cannot conscientiously say that we have the finest high school building in the state, but we can truth- fully say that we have the best equip- ped and best operated library. Our li- brary is, with one exception, the largest in Indiana. It contains almost 3,000 vol- umes, and is catalogued by the Dewey system. During the year of 1911-1912 the attendance was 33,344, and the number of books loaned was 5,065. No record has been kept of the students who came to the library for social in- tercourse, or of those who came to keep an engagement with the Sandman. At various times, courses of instruc- tion in the use of books, have been given by the librarian. Explanations are given of the various kinds of refer- ence books and of the information to be found in each. Practice Work is also given. The following notes from the librarian 's memorandum book may prove helpful to' those students who have not had the benefit of the library course: 1. An index is always found at the back of a book. 2. An index is usually arranged al- phabetically. 3. HaWthorne's "Mosse.s from an Old Mzansew is not "Moses on an Old Mouse." 1 4. "Mosses from an Old Manse" is not a work on botany. THE MUNSONIAN. 37 5. The table of Contents is usually found at the front of a book. ' 6. The table of Contents is ar- ranged as the matter comes in the book. 7. "The Blue Flower" is not a book on botany. 8. "The Story of the Other Wise Man" is not the life history of Prof. R. H. Tucker. 9. Besides the Contents and Index, most books of poetry have an index to first lines. 10. "Little Women" not approved by J. F. Bower. 11. A Bible Concordance is an ar- rangement of quotations from the Bible and is arranged alphabetically accord- ing to the principal words in the quo- tation. 12. "Mrs, Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" is not a work on agriculture. 13. All general information may be found in the International Encyclope- dia, which is arranged alphabetically according to subject. 14. "The Spy" is not the biography of the librarian. Note-The fact that the librarian is not a spy is due to a board just outside the library door, which squeaks. The students who, at various times, happen to be in the library while the librarian is absent, and who take advantage of such times to commune with their neighbors, should have much respect for that squeaking board. It has saved their success grades many times. At this time of strenuous agitation because of the remote possibility of a new high school, it is not surprising that our continuous waking thoughts follow us into the stilly watches of the night and color our dreams. The writer has dreamed of a new high school for After so long a time sixteen years. the fancy can conjure a very fair vis- ion. The new building will be a noble structure with Ionic columns and a spa- From the vestibule, an cious facade. artistic loggia will lead directly to the spacious walls will be library. The lined with shelves of Circassian walnut which will hold only editions de luxe. Students will register on a parchment scroll and will sit, not on chairs that grunt and squeak under a weary burden, but on stately tapestry Morris chairs, in which, on the mornings after circus slumber parties and club dances, the youth can recline and do their "'mem- ory work" at ease. The librarian will sit on a dais and lend enchantment to the scene. The desk appointments Will be studded with lapis lazuli, and H. Grecian urn will hold a fern. There will be an alcove off the main library, Cscent- ed with rosemary for remembranee, and equipped with a graphophonej where refractory students may be sent to hear their master's voi-ce without disturbing the master in his sanctum. There will also be a bird in a gilded cage, trained to sing as counter irritant to the hum of the Ventilating systimi. There will be potpourri to be opened in case of accident in the chemical lab- oratory. A secret passage will lead to an underground vat, where the favored visitor may view the remains, preserved in alcohol, of ancient class pictures res- cued from the old building. But the new school building is not yet. ' . Gertrude M. Clark, Librarian. as THE MUNsoN1.-iN. Review of William Tell As Given by Tom Williams in 11A German Class. 'iOne time theys a man named Wil- liam Tell and he had a little boy whats' the cutest kid they is and the Devil come long and temp' him. Then the Lord say William Tell, you and Adam and Eve can taste everything they is in the garden 'cepting this one apple treeg you can get all the pears and bananas and peaches and grapes and oranges and plums and persimmons and 'bout a million other kinds of fruit if you want to, but don't you touch a single apple. And the devil temp him and say he going to put his cap on a pole and everybody got to bow down to it for a idol and if William Tell don't bow down to it he got to shoot a apple for good or evil off'n his little boyis head. That's all the little boy William Tell and Adam and Eve got, but he ain't going to fall down and Worship no gravy image on top a pole, so he put a tomahawk in his bosom and he tooken his bow and arruh and shot the apple plumb throo the middle and never swinged a hair of his head. And Eve nibble off the apple and give Adam the core." During the telling of the story one of the members of the class kept try- ing to convince him that William Tell Wasn't in the Bible, but they did not succeed. Tommy's Teacher. Meine Verlangen--My Desires Vielleicht ist es sonderbar, aber ich freue mich nicht so sehr, dasz'meine Arbeit hier fertig ist. Mit wenigen Ausnahmen, habe ich meine Studien gern gehabt. Ich mochte gern in eine Universitat gehen. Wenn ich diesen Winter nicht kann, wunsche ich die Musik zu studieren und die hauslichen Ptlichten zu lernen. Ich glaube, dasz man sehr viel zu Hause lernen kann. Man kann die besten Bucher lesen und mit dem Studieren der Sprachen fort- fahren. Ich glaube, dasz ich in eine Schule fur Madchen gehen werde. Ich mochte die fremden Sprachen so viel als mog- lich studieren. Die- deutsche Sprache ist mir besonders lieb. Vielleicht Werde ich eines Tages eine deutsche Lehrerin. Mann kann niemals "den Tag vor dem Abend loben." fp Helen M. Vance, '12, 1 Das erste Jahr, das ich aus der Schule bin, werde ich mich ausruhen. Fol- gendes Jahr, mochte ich in eine Kun- stschule um das Malen des Porzellaus zu lernen. Man kann viel Geld mit dieser Kunst verdienen. Ich will nicht heiraten, ehe ich funfundzwanzig Jahre alt bin. Dann mochte ich einen Kauf- mann heiraten, dasz ich immer viele schone Kleider zu tragen habe. Auch musz mein Mann der Besitzer eines Hostindischen Hauses" oder "Bunga- lows" und eines automatischen Fuhr- werks sein. Cecil Schaffer, '12. PK PK lk Ich wunsche nicht mehr in die Schule zu gehen. Ich will arbeiten. Ich mochte das Meer ubersetzen um Deutschland und andere Lander zu sehen. Vielleicht wird es lange sein, ehe ich das tun kann. Fred Hartley, '12. THE MUNSONIAN. 39 Das nachste Jahr, das heiszt 1913, mcchte ich die " Pratts Kunst Schule " in Brooklyn, N. Y. besuchen. Es wird nicht der Muhe Wert sein, nur ein Jahr zu bleiben. Wahrend dieser Zeit mochte ich das Still-Leben, die Gegend-und Menschen-Bilder studieren. Wenn ich nach Hause zuruckkehren Werde, mochte ich in der Muncie Schule lehren. Aber ich kann das alles nicht tun. - Alma Davisson, '12, lk if I3 Das nachste Jahr Wunsche ich eine Reise nach dem Suden und dem West- en zu machen. Ich Wunsche viele Stadte zu besuchen. Ich will in einer Stadt arbeiten und Geld verdienen. Dann will ich nach einer anderen Stadt fahren. Wenn ich eine Beschaf- tigung finde, Welche ich mag, Werde ich da bleiben. Wenn ich jcnes Lebens mude werde, dann werde ich nach Mun- cie znruckkehren, und meine Erfah- rungen erzahlen. Emerson Jones, '12, ik bk lr Am zwanzigsten Juni gehe ich nach der Butler Universitat in Indianapolis. lla will ich zwolf Wochen in der Schule zubringen. Dann will ich meine Ferientage .feieren. Wenii es mir ge- lingt, will ich das nachste Jahr in Gas- ton lehren. Eine elementare Klasse ist mir da versprochen Worden. Da will ich bleiben und noch den ganzen IVin- tcr studieren. Marie Snodgrass, '12. HK X 4' Es ist schwer zu sagen, was man in der Zukunst tun Werde. Ich denke dasz ich nach Californien gehen Werde. Da hoffe ich in einer Schule der kunst- lichen oder hauslichen Wissenschaften zu studieren. Ich Wunsche in einem kleinen Ilause zu wohnen und da mit meinem Mann glucklich zu sein. Mabel Winters, '12. lk lk IK Nachstes Jahr mochte ich sehr gern entweder zu Hause bleiben oder fort in eine Schule gehen. Wenn ich zu Hause bleibe, werde ich die Arbeit des Hauses tun urn die Mutter sich ausruhen zu lassen. Auch werde ich Musikstunden nehmen. Ich werde vielleicht in die Muncie Hoch Schule fur einen Kursus zuruckkommen. Wenn ich fort in die Schule gehe, werde ich Deutsch und die Mathematik, meine' Hauptstudien maclien. Dann werde ich die Englische Litteratur und die Geschichte studieren. Aber was ich auch das nachste Jahr tue, Werde ich weder die Muncie Hoch Schule noch die Lehrer und Lehrerinnen vergessen. ' Marie Kirchner, '12. lk Ill 414 N3.Cl1d6Hl ich die Schule hier verlas- sen habe, werden meine Freundin Am- ber und ich nach "Rockport College' gehen. Wir werden Deutsch stud- ieren und nachldem wir graduiert haben werden wir nach Deutschland reisen. Da werden wir auch Deutsch studieren, und endlich will ich zuruckkehren um Deutsch in einer Tochterschule zu .1eh- ren und ein altes unverheiratetes Mad- chen zu sein und zu bleiben. Sarah Williamson, '13, 7 I fx 40 THE MUNSONIAN. Ce que Je Veux Faire L'Annee Prochaine p CWhat I Want .to llo Next Year.J Apres que je quitte cette ecole au mois de juin, nous voyagerons. Dfabord nous irons a la Nouvelle Orleans, ou nous resterons pendant un mois. En- suite nous irons au Lac Pouchartrain et nous visiterons la pendant lc temps le plus chaud. Le lac est un bras du Golfe de Mexico et il est tres beau. Puis nous irons Voyager par la .region meridional du pays. Si nous ne restons pas a la Nouvelle Orleans pendant l'hiver, .mon pere et ma mere retour- neront a Muncie et j'entrerai dans un college pour les iilles. Minna Silverburg, '12. 41141111 Quand le mois de septembre arrive, jc quitterai Muncie et j'irai a 1'univer- sitie d'Indiana. J 'y etudierai Panglais, le francais, les mathematiques et le latin. Tous les vacances je retournerai a Muncie et je resterai avec mon pere. Mais pendant que je suis a l'ec0le j'etudierai mes lecons avec le plus grand soin. Jeannette Calvin, '12. Fil!!! L'ete prochain je desire visiter ma cousine. Elle demeure dans une grande ville pres des montagnes. L'endroit est tres beau et il y a beaucoup d'amuse- ments. Ici 'je vais 1n'amuser pendant fin mois. Alors je retournerai chez-moi. Plus tard j'irai chez ma soeur ou je resterai pendant l'hiver. Elle demeure a Pittsburg ou ilya plusieurs bonnes ecoles. Ici je commencerai mes etudes. Je desire devenir une infirmiere. . Neya Snodgrass, '12, L'annee prochaine je desire aller a une ecole a Chicago. C'est une ecole pour les instructeurs. Je veux etre une maitresse dc petits enfants. J 'etudierai la ,psychologie et les etudes d'enfant. Je desire etudier la musique aussi. J'aime chanter et j'espere que je puissc chanter tres bien lorsque j'aurai fini mes etudes. Elizabeth Throop, 712. 4' Pk Pk C'est avec regret que nous quittions l'ecole ou nous avons ete si heureux. Nous avons travaille ici et maintenant qu' est-ce que nous ferons? J'ai1ner- ais beaucoup revenir a HM. H. S." mais je ne ferai pas cela. Je pense que j'entrerai dans un college des arts lib- craux et la je continuerai mes etudes. Ruth Simmons, '12. Dk Dk Bk Pendant l'ete nous allons general- ment au lac. Cet ete nous avons decide de passer trois semaines a "Rome City." A mon retour je veux etudier l'alle1nand. L'hiver prochain je veux etudier le violin et lc piano. Apres que je finisse mon etudc de musique au conservatoire je veux aller a une ecole de musique pour une ou deux annees. I Mary E. Abbott, '12. lk Ik X1 Je passerai mes Vacances chez-moi ect ete. Cela va sans dire que je n'ai pas encore decide tout ce que je ferai, mais il y a deux choses que je desire essayer. D'abord je veux photographier un nombre de jolis endroits le long de la THE MUNSONIAN. 41 riviere 'fWhite.,' J'encadrai mes 'pho- tographies ensemble dans de' longs cadres, et j'espere que j'aurai plusieurs tels tableaux. Mais ce n'est pas les tableaux qui me feront le plus grand plaisir. Oe sera les longues promenades dans les champs avec mon "kodak", et peut etre avec une compagne ct un petit dejeuner. , Aussi je veux cultiver la dent-de-lion. Ce serait une bien jolie fleur si ce ,n'etait pas si commune. Je tacherie de grossir la fleur et de grandir la plante. O'est une plante si forte et elle grandit si vite que je ne puis comprendre pour- quoi on ne peut pas la perfectionner. Je suppose que tout le monde rira de moi, mais n'importe, j'essayerai. Helen White, '13, SY lk lk Je veux aller au lac de Burt cet ete et la je veux perdre vingt livres de pesanteur. Puis en automne je retour- ncrai ici et j'irai a l'ecole. Je vais etudier l'anglais, le latin, la chimie, et l'allemand. Aussi je vais prendre des lecons sur le violin, et le piano. Christiana Kersey, '13. A Bird Trip One day this spring the Botany class took a trip along Wheeling avenue and Minnetrista boulevard, for the purpose of seeing and classifying birds which we have studied this winter. The first bird we saw before we left the school yard was the English spar- row. This bird is common and can be seen' everywhere, and it is very de- structive to other birds. The next bird was the Robin, the harbinger of spring. It is a bird loved and admired by all, a useful bird and a good singer. Also a very interesting family of birds are the Woodpeckers. They are the guard- ians of trees by eating all insects injur- ious to the trees. All of the Wood- peckers have some red on their heads. We also saw the Sap-sucker and the Flicker, which is the largest one of our woodpeckers. Although there are many more birds of that group, they were not to be seen that day. One bird we watched a long time was the Ruby Crowned Klinglet. It is a small bird, about four inches long, having antolive back and a bright ruby spot on the top of its head. It was not easily fright- ened and seemed to be gathering small insects from the twigs. We heard a Song Sparrow across the river. This bird may be heard giving his cheery song in the dead of winter, as it re- mains with us all the year. When we were about half way around the boule- vard, it was time to turn back. On the way back we saw a Towhee and a Car- dinal, a brilliant colored bird, like a flash of lightning among the trees. Other birds which we saw were the Orackle, or the common Blackbird, Meadow-lark, and Blue Jay. 42 THE MUNSONIAN Nesting Habits of Birds F all the phases of bird life which we have studied during the past term none has been more in- teresting than their nesting habit. A study of the structure and placing of nests ,proves that men are not the only architects. The homes of birds are as different as their songs and other hab- its, because they must be suitable to their surroundings and be built in the best way to protect their young from harm. Thrushes and Sparrows, which are all brownish birds, and find their food on or near the ground, build open nests low down in trees or bushes or even on the ground itself. The bright-colored Baltimore Oriole, however, knows that he would not be safe down by the ground, and so swings a long pocket- shaped nest high up in a tree, where it is hidden by the leaves. The nest of the Tailor bird is similarly shaped, and is so woven and sewed together that it is almost impossible to pull it apart. The tiny Hummingbird, which has no strength to fight enemies larger than itself, hides its eggs away in a nest which looks like a knot of the branch on which it is built. The Dove builds only a thin floor of twigs and fastens it acrossithe fork of a limb. Certain birds, such as Woodpeckers, bore holes high up in trees and make their nests in them. When they have deserted these nests Bluebirds, Wrens and other small birds which nest in such holes but are not able to bore them for themselves, occupy them and raise their families there. Herons and other water birds usually nest in holes in banks near the water. There are a few water birds, however, that make rafts of twigs, lay their eggs on them, and iioat out upon the water. The Nighthawk and the Cowbird are probably the only birds which build no nests at all. The Nighthawk lays two eggs on the ground which look so much like streaky pebbles that they are not easily seen. When the young are hatched they are the color of the ground and are scarcely noticeable. The Cowbird selects a nest containing the eggs of some smaller bird and in it lays one of her own. When the young Cowbird is hatched it crowds out or kills the smaller young birds. If the mother bird notices the strange egg among her own in the nest she often builds over them all a second floor and lays more eggs upon it. This has been known to be repeated several times in the same nest. We can encourage our favorite birds to nest near our homes by driving away the Sparrows with poisonous food, and also by building boxes for those kinds which like such homes. They appre- ciate this protection and will return year after year to the same place. Helen Moore. lk lk lk TO THE DANDELION O! little golden flower that grows- Well, where you don't grow, goodness only knows- l End you in the wildest woodland spot, l see you in the cultivated lot. Out in the fields among the meadow grass The children wreathe you round them as I pass. I visited in many foreign landsg You always bade me welcome on the strands. ' I saw you on the islands of the deepg I can escape you only when I sleep. -Helen White, 12B. THE MUNSONIAN. 43 Wire On Monday afternoon the 12A Chemistry class visited the mill of the Indiana Steel and Wire company, Mr. Nichols, factory superintendent, con- ducting our party. The first department visited was the storage rooms where the raw material was kept before being worked. The raw material consisted of very large wire or medium rod, wound in coils of about 3 feet in diameter. The first op- eration consists in thoroughly cleansing this raw material. A carrier on an over- head track takes up eight or nine coils and carries them to a series of baths, the first of which are acid. They are then washed with clean water and the remaining acid is then neutralized by calcium hydroxide. After this neu- tralization both the coils are placed on iron cars and put into an oven to dry and volatilize all acid and become warm before drawing. The cars with the clean raw material come out at the other end of the oven and are carried to their proper ,places by a large electric overheadcarrier, which takes up the Whole car and its load at one time. In this room the coils are weighed before going to the dies, where they are placed on Hpay- out" reels, one end started through the and fastened to the "take-up" dies reels, which pull the wire through the The die consists of an extremely dies. hard, thick piece of steel with several holes in it. One hole is larger than the others and one is smaller. Between these two are several different sizes. The wire is started through the largest one. Then goes through th' next in and so on until the desired size been obtained. The holes in the size has u dies are tapered and the wire is run in the converging direction and made smaller. These holes must be perfectly smooth and round or the Whole length of the coil would be imperfect. When the wire has been reduced to thc proper size it is carried to the de- partment where it is to be manufac- tured into its iinal shape. Some of it is made into nails and some into cables. Some of it is chemically plated with copper and some mechanically plated with zinc, in fact the greater part of the wire sent from the place is galvan- ized, as zinc plating is called. The zinc protects the iron from the chemical ef- fects of the weather. A large part of the wire is used for telephone and tel- egraph lines, and fences. Wire to be made into nails are not galvanized, but are cement coated. After drawing, the wire is annealed in some cases by ,passing through hot lead and in some by heating in a fur- nace to red heat and allowing to cool slowly. In these annealing processes, several, twenty-five or thirty, large coils are placed on pay out reels at one end of the building. The wire on each starts through the annealing furnace or lead bath, as it happens to be. It comes out red hot and passesl on through the air, cooling slowly and then goes through an acid bath and then through clean water. It is then clean and passes under the surface of melted zinc and retains a thin coating of that metal when withdrawn. The galvanized wire then passes through the air to cool and is Wound on reels. The reels are turned by ,power and pull the wire off the reels at the other end and through the other processes, so the 7 44 THE MUNSONIAN. action is continuous and the several baths are wide enough for several wires at one time. Wire for fences, telephone and tele- graph lines is then spooled or coiled and shipped. The machines that make nails are run at a high speed and make much noise. They each take in one wire, a head is hammered on the end and is cut off at the proper length and ejected. They are coated with a cement, consisting mostly of resin. The barbed wire machines take three strands of wire, one for the barbs, one for the barbs to go on and one to twist around the latter. The cable machines take any desired number of strands and twist them to- gether. The class was thankful to our guide and appreciated his kindness, as we learned some interesting things under his care and explanation. Paul Burton, '12. An Ice Plant There are various agents used in freezing ice, as carbon dioxide and am- monia. The particular ice plant I am go- ing to describe, uses ammonia Water. The ammonia water is pumped into a tank under 150 lbs pressure. In this tank is a system of pipes through which steam is forced. This heats the am- monia water and causes the ammonia gas to pass off. The gas is collected in another tank directly above the first. From this second tank it passes to a system of pipes Where it is cooled. The gas is all the time under 150 pounds pressure. When the ammonia gas is cooled to a certain temperature it con- denses into liquid ammonia, which is stored in a tank and used as needed. From this tank the liquid ammonia, still under 150 pounds pressure, is led into a small tank where it is cooled as will be shown later. Immediately aft- er it leaves this tank it reaches an ex- pansion valve. Here a small stream of liquid ammonia is allowed to escape into a large pipe and on account of the sud- den reduction of pressure becomes a gas again. This gas is under about 15 pounds pressure, and is very cold. It is then forced through an enormous sys- tem of pipes around which a solution of calcium is circulating. The solution or brine as it is called, becomes very cold. The tanks containing the water to be frozen are let down into this brine and left there for about forty hours. It is then taken out, being frozen solid. The ammonia gas is taken from these pipes and is led into a small tank where it cools the liquid ammonia just before it is expanded. Then it is taken to an- other .system of pipes where it cools the water that is to be made into ice. It is then forced into a tank Where it is allowed to bubble up through weak ammonia water from the first tank mentioned. After the solution becomes strong with ammonia again it is pumped into the first tank under 150 pounds pressure. The ammonia is thus used over and over again. Theoretically it would last for an indefinite time, but in reality, a little escapes here and there and ammonia water has to be added every few days. The water which is frozen into ice THE MVUNSONIAN '45 comes from Wells. It is distilled in or- der that all the air and objectionable impurities may be taken out of it, as ordinary water if it is not disturbed will be White when frozen. Cakes con- taining 40O pounds are the regular size made. The ice is kept in a store room which is built so that very little heat can get in and is cooled by piping cold brine around the sides. Warren Johnson. IF 10' lk TRAGOEDIAE. Erat quaedam puella Appellabatur Luella Occurrebat mortem On the steps by the doortem. CShe tripped when she heard the last bellal. il' lk lk Mr. Peacock: "That must be a sleepy sort of 12 B Vergil class of yours." Miss Cammaek: "How is that? I consider them the most wide-awake pu- pils I have." Mr. Peacock: "I understand they are having Knapp's every day in class. ill FF 1 Miss C.: "Give principal parts of verb 'to skate.' " Joseph S.: "Skate, slippery, fallus, bumptum. " Miss C.: "Fail, failure, flimpsy, sus- pendum. " if lk if Praeceptor: "Quid est niX?" Fredus Covaltus : "Pickledus rain- drops. " Pk if lk Praeeeptor: "What is the difference between a farmer and a sailor?" Discipulus: "One is a rusti-cus, the other a nauti-cus." ik lk lil Praeceptor: "Cnr est semi luna gravior quam luna plena?" Discipulus: "Quod luna plena est levior." It i if Teacher: "What does 'non cognos- co' mean, John?" John Cwho had not studiedj : "I don 't knowf' Teacher: "That is the first question you have answered correctly this Week." John still does not know how or why he was right. K lk if ADVERTISMENTI. Habemus omnia sed elephantos. Cum Kirkibus. Non-nullus locus ire. Polita osten- tatio. Stella Theatrum. lk lk Ik A PRAYER. Nunc capio me ad laborem Oro a Domino me esse non skirkum Ac si morerer ante noctem Oro a Domino meum laborem esse bonum. IK Dk Il stammering through his and Miss Cammack Was deftly trying to stimulate that none too brilliant student 's memory. "Sinister" was the Word she wanted. "Come, John, thinkhard. You know the Latin for 'left' Now what is it?" John thought hard a moment. Then he looked up triumphantly, "Spinster" he announced. John was Latin lesson IK Ik lk Magister Novus Cpaulum rusticj: "Hoc iusculum, Maria, non'videtur gustare multum ceu testudof' Domina Nova: "Non possum videre cur, sivi testudinem natare circum in lebetem dum aqua esset fere calida satis macerare ferventeaqua miserum pau- lum hoc." 46 THE SAGITTA ET CARMEN. Misi sagittam iu aetherum Ad terram cecedit, non novi ubi Nam ita celeriter volat oculi Non possent se qui cam in sua fuga. Spiravi Carmen in aetherum Ad terram cecidit non novi ubi MUNSONIAN Nam quis habet oculum tam acreni et for- tem Ut possit sequi fugam carminis. Post diu in robore Aspexi sagittain nunc irruptam Et Carmen ab initio ad Hnem Veni iteruni in pectore amici. The Moss Rose QFrench Story Popular in Chaucer's Time.j It was a most beautiful day in June and the little god of love was walking in the forest. Everything seemed so pleasant that he went much farther than ever before. Suddenly, realizing that he was very weary, he dropped down on the soft grass to rest. The little birds of the forest came and, gathering about Love, sang, 'tSee the pretty little Dove! How pink and white he is! How golden is his hair! What pretty blue eyes he has! The song was so sweet that tired little Love soon fell fast asleep, but the birds con- tinued their song. The Sun, hearing the melody, came into the forest. Delighted with Love is beauty, he insisted upon seeing his eyes, and would have wakened him. But the Rose, growing nearby, protected the sleeping Love and kept the Sun away. When Love awoke, the Sun told him how he had been protected by the Rose, Turning to her, Love said, "Gracious flower, in what way can I reward your kindness?" A Smiling, the Rose replied, "Only give me some new beauty." Love, surprised, said, "but that is impossible, for you are now the fairest of flowers." HNeverthe'less," said the Rose, "I want nothing more than an added beauty." Q Love turned away in anger and as he departed he cast a piece of moss on the Rose. It clung to her and she looked so beautiful under it that everyone felt that her request had been granted. From that day, each member of that family of roses bore a bit of moss, so that they soon came to be known as "the Moss Rosesf' A Senior. Pk Pk lk "THE MILL ON THE FLOSSY' George Eliot. The interest of the book does not lie particularly in the plot, but rather in the working out of the characters. The plot is at times improbable and a little tiresome, but who could fail to enjoy the realistic, commonplace, entertaining incidents in the lives of these simple country people, and the noble lovable character of Maggie Tulliver? One im- agines that Eliot shares with Maggie all her trials and sufferings and enjoys with Lucy all the happy little incidents of her life. Eliot is very artistic in her use of the Floss as the background of her story. She works it into the lives of the Tulli- vers and finally uses it as the cause of the death of Tom and Maggie. The end of the story is rather disappointing. Our sympathies are with Maggie all the time and we want her to have a little real happiness in her life. But in her struggle between duty and love, it is a satisfaction to know that she had strength enough to do what she thought was right. Elizabeth Sampson, '12. THE MUNSONIAN 47 "THE BLUE BIRD." By Maurice Maeterlinck. "The Blue Bird" from time immem- orable. has been the symbol in fairy lore of the thing most desired by man -happiness. The thing which makes him strive, wander and wish for from the time of his birth to the hour of his death and which always seems just out of reach, at the next turn beyond, captured now and then only to disap- point, to cause him to set his gaze on something else, farther on. This long- ing Maurice Mlaeterlinck has told us in an allegorical form in the play called "The Blue Bird." In the play the two children, Tyltyl and Mytyl typify the soul of man in his search through the universe for the "Blue Bird"- happiness. SF NSF 41' it SF 4? 'll' il The next scene shows them in bed where we first saw them. It has all been a dream of childish fancy. Start- ing up they see the "Blue Bird"-the real "Blue Bird" in their own home. Neighbor Berlingot's daughter is sick and so they send it to her. She recov- ers and thereby the children have found their happiness-by doing good to others. But the bird escapes and Tyltyl, stepping to the front of the stage, lays his petition before the audi- ence: "If any of you should find him would you be so kind as to give him hack to us?" 'Yes Tyltyl we will- that is if we ever find him. Thus the "Blue Bird" closes. Througout it is true to life, not only in nature study but in every other way. All of the figures are imbued with a life-like personality. They move, speak. talk and act like a living creature. And it is a true ellegory. Man. like the chil- dren, does not think that the happiness to be found at home is quite blue enough. He is envious of his neighbor's good fortune and sets out into the world to find it. But. strange to say, he sees that the happiness he finds is not satisfying and he eventually re- turns home and finds it in doing good to his neighbor. Evervbody that reads the hook or sees the play should have gleaned therefrom several lessons. He should have learned that "there are no dead" but that we are only separat- ed for a time. He should have learned that happiness is a perishable thing- here one minute and gone the next. He should have learned that in everything there is something that is here for the purpose of serving mankind-in other words, God had a purpose in everything that he created. L. S. S. '13. "PUT YOURSELF IN HIS PLACE." Charles Reade. Reade spoils some of his characters by his exposition of them-makes them too much like "common clay." If he would leave their characters to explain themselves, by action and conversation rather than give his own minute de- scriptions. one would have a better opinion of them. Nothing is left to the imagination-an ideal is no sooner formed than it is shatterer. Henry Little is not entirely the gentlemang a hint of vulgarity is often to be found which destroys our good impression. We rather svmpathizc with Hugh Roby in his opposition to manufacturers. The women are too feminine--tears and lamentations. unbraidings and injustice seem to be their chief characteristics. There are so manv minor plots in the F"W'Y that seem of little consequence. Whv could not "Shifty" and the in- surance business have been omitted? VVhy was Grace not released by some other method besides the illegality of the marriage? There are too many certainly is beyond Coventry to escape crippling. Therein complications. It human power for evervthinfr but surely does Beade go beyond the real- istic and enter the romantic field. Ruth L. Mann, '12. lk lk ll! "ADAM BEDEJ' George Eliot. Many views of human nature are shown in the novel. There is sharp Mrs. Poyser, crusty Bartle Massey, ouerulous Lisbeth and trusting Adam. Adam is different from the heroes in most novels. He does not achieve his 48 THE MUNSONIAN. success through any remarkable astute- ness, but rather because he deserves it, and does what he thinks is right. This type of man is seldom made the hero of a novel. When he trusts Hetty so much and never once turns against her, even though he knows she has be- trayed him, he shows an unusual strength of character. Never once does be utter a bitter word against her. We can but admire the man who has over- come so many obstacles and yet kept his faith in God and man. . Ray Pittinger, '12, W SF i All of Eliotfs descriptions of her characters mention just those things one would notice when meeting those people on the street. Eliot in this re- spectlis a true representative of the impressionistic method of description. In this she is entirely the opposite of Scott, who gives his descriptions in paragraphs of details. Furthermore, she not 'only describes the characters and their actions, she tries to explain the motives. The interview between Arthur and Rev. Irwine. when he is about to confess his love for Hetty, but suddenly determines not to, is an ex- ample of this. A similar scene occurs in "Silas Marner" between Godfrey Case and his father." ' Merritt Guild, '12, i i i A "LORNA DOONE." Blackmore. . - Blackmore describes real people for John Fidd and Lorna Doone. The hero is a slow thinkin!! but stout-hearted man. Lorna, who becomes his wife, is beautiful, noble and pure. Carver Doone. unlike John Rlidd, is heartless. wicked and quick witted. In spite of his cruelty, however, he possesses a certain fascination for the reader. Ruth Simmons, '12, 1-arm V HTHE TALISMAN3' Sir 'Walter Scott. Scott's setting is a good one for mediaeval warfare, with characters well chosen for their parts in the story. Too much time is given to descriptions, very much elaborated, of unimportant char- acters. His character drawing is very true, more so than in "Ivanhoe, " In f'Ivanhoe" Richard is highly idealized, while in "The Talisman," his rashness, haughtiness, temper and pride' are shown in contrast with his better na- ture. Earl Shuttleworth, '12, Dk lk Dk "THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII.i' - Bulwer-Lytton. . ' The historical and nature setting of the novel is picturedvery vividly and is brought in in a very natural and un- studied manner throughout the story. The picture of the arena and the en- thusiasm of the people during the games are so real that we feel ourselves among them--spectators watching ev- ery movement. When the eruption takes place, we feel that we too must leave our places and rush along with the rest for our lives. ' . Grace Casper, '12, p xxx - "PRIDE AND PREjUDICE."f Jane Austen. The plot is well worked out, al- though the action is very slow. One is expecting Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy to propose at any time after the open- ing chapters, but they do it at the close of the book. Mr. Darcy is the hero. In his pride he steadfastly refuses to recognize anyone outside his circle. But he 'also 'refuses to be blinded by the ones in his circle and is sensible enough to change his ways when his errors have been shown to him, as when Elizabeth told him that his manners and bearing marked him as no gentleman. ' The most dramatic' scene in the book is Fllizabeth's refusal of Darcy. Here is the climax of the novel. The cutting sarcasm with which Elizabeth refuses Darcy and his haughty manner of lis- tening are very clearly portrayed and we see pride and prejudice meeting at their highest points. ' Luther Rice, '12, SMILOSCOPES DEDICATED TO MARVIN NICHOLS. The teacher asked, "And what is space?" The trembling student said: "I can't think of it at present, But I have it in my head." ik lk if Esther Snyder: "What are you writing for your term report, Ruby?" Ruby W.: "Old Mortality." Esther: "Marie Stauf wrote on one of Scott is novels last term." Ruby: "Is that so?" E. S.: "Yes, she wrote on "The Tale of Two Cities." lliii Miss Allen: "Ray, if you used as much energy on your lessons as you do running around after school, you'd be a good student." - Ray W.: "I don't use any energy running around after school-it just comes naturally." ' ik 44 if Miss Cammack Cin Virgil classbz "Who can find the case of 'bier'?" lklkik Old man: "You're rather a young man to be left in charge of a drug store. Ilave you a diploma?" Chuck Foresman: "Why-er, no, sir, but we have a preparation of our own thatls just as good." k Ik 'Of E. Fuller: "Yep, I asked her if I could see her home." B. Koons: "What did she say?" Fuller: "Why er-she said, 'Why certainly, I'll send you a picture of it.' " A boy will carry five dollars in his vest pocket, but a girl needs a large, elaborate hand bag to carry a fifty- cent piece, some notes, letters and trad- ing stamps. lk lk FK Miss Sleezer, handing Warren Free- man his theme: "The trouble with your theme, Warren, is that it is not perspic- uous enough. Now you must write so that even the most ignorant person can understand your meaning. " Warren, anxiously: "What part didn 't you understand, Miss Sleezer?" lil! Voice over the 'phonez "Is this Miss Vance?" . i Miss Vance: "Yes," Voice: "Have you a date on Thurs- day evening?" Miss Vance: '4Only date-.I have open this week and I'm so glad to let you have it." Voice: "I,m sorry, Helen, but I have a date on Thursday evening myself." ll' ll if Miss Tuhey: "I do think Mr. Lock- ett is such a cute little fellow." Ill!! Wiley Spurgeon and Paul Leifler in a small town in the vicinity of Lake Wawasee Cto a small boyj: "Is this the county seat?" ' Little Boy: "No fellers, this ain't no county seat but you kin set down here anywhere." ll 10' ll' Paul Brown Creading in Latinb : "We are waging a domestic War." Miss Peters: "Don't say 'doIr1eStic,' it sounds too much like rolling pins, say, 'civil war.' " FAVORITE FICTION. oorstep Acquaintancesf' 'D 4 Women." en" and "Little M "Little "Every Man in His Humour." 9: HOWII. K HVC H Animals I ld "Wi an." tofM The Descen 4 -.-ma' 1 1' 5 fr 'ggi ...Q i1-,,'rfl.i'-U. A-.Fine 9 . 1'.,..,l- Pages from 9-A English Note Books "Freckles', is a nameless waif when the story opens. But the way in which he takes hold of life, the nature friend- ship whieh he forms in the greatlim- berlost swamp, where his patron, Me- Lean, is lumbering, the manner in which everyone who meets him suc- cumbs to the charms of his engaging personality, and his love-story with the "Angel" is full of real sentiment. "I'll be glad to see Ireland, and es-. pecially glad to see those little people that are my kin, but I ainit ever stay- ing long. All me heart's me Angells and the Limberlost is calling me every minute. You're thinking, sir, that when I look out of this window I see the beautiful water, ainlt you? Ilm not," said Freckles to Mcllean, one day while he was in the hospital. A Katherine Neff, '15, lk Bk if "JO'S BOYS." Hlere again in this book I consider Jo as my favorite character. Her patience ard motherly love are here shown and also her husband's patience, which was often sorely tried. I think it was a blessing that these poor or- phan boys had such a place as Plum- field to go to and I wish that many, many more such places were to be found now. Jo and her husband showed their love for these boys when Dan was presented at the home. They tried to reform him and were very kind to him, trying with infinite patience to win his spirit and awaken his better self. The ,pleasure which all the boys were allowed to indulge in, and the pets they were allowed to have, go to show the character of these two people who were always planning to give other people pleasure. These are the kind of people that the world needs and it needs a good many of them. Cleo, '15. X lk lk One day Anne, of Creen Cables, put liniment into a cake instead of vanilla. The liniment was in the vanilla bottle and Anne did not know it. One of her favorite quotations was, "Next to try- ing and winningithe best things is try- ing and failingfi' Anne was a very good speaker and spoke in many public places. A very fine elocutionist heard her and complimented her. Mathew and Marilla were prouder than ever of Anne and decided to send her to col- lege. Anne studied hard and won high honors at college which gave her an- other year free. Catherine McCrillis, '15, wk Dk 'K "Silence" is a beautiful story. It shows so clearly the fear and troubles of the people during the Indian mas- sacres. This shows faithfulness and bravery. "Silence" never once forgot her lover, David, and she was always thinking of him. This story also shows the super- stition of these people, for instance, they called "Good Crane" an old witch and the children believed she rode on a broomstick in the night. C. W. '15, ik 4' ak On the way to school the morning before May Day, Nick in "Master Sky- lark7', was rather out of sorts, and when the boys taunted him for not having his lessons and said that he would be birched when he reached school, he resolved to go to Coventry to see the free play. He started out with a boy named Hodge as a com- 50 THE MUNSONIAN. panion, but on the Way they fought over the merit of players in general and Shakespeare in particular and Hodge returned. Just' as he disap- peared dovvn the road a man stepped out from the hedge and began to praise Nick for defending Will Shakespeare so bravely. He said that he was Gas- ton Carevv, the master player, and that he was going to Coventry. They walked along the road together until noon when they stopped to lunch. Nick Went down to a little brook for some Water and the sun Was shining so brightly, and the birds were singing so merrily and he was so happy thatnhe began to sing too. Nick and Cicely started for Nickls home and finally reached there by sing- ing and dancing for their meals and lodging. When they arrived at Strat- ford, Nick's father refused to recog- nize him, so they went -to Master Shakespeare who livedhere, and he persuaded Master Attvvood to take them both. Nick had earned quite a large 'sum of money during his .career in London so they all lived in peace and plenty for the rest of their lives. Lillian White, '15, Moods The sun was shining, all was fair, On yestermorn as I aroseg The day was bright as man had seen, Ideal as he could eier proposeg And all was well from morn till noon, From noon till eve no cloud in sightg With peaceful heart and quiet mind I sought my couch that night. The sun next morn did shine all fair, As fair and clear as yesterday, They told me sog I could not see, For gloom and darkness round me lay, And shut from sight the sun's bright beams. I strove to cast it all aside, . But strove in vain, for naught availedg Then sought my couch my face to hide. Third morn more fair than those before, I see the beautyg all is well, Why clear, not dark, no one may know, No seer nor sage has power to tell. If day by day we suffer grief, Endure and show no sign of pain, Peace follows anguish, light the gloom, As sure as God on high doth reighn. -Bennett Heath, '13. CCopicd from Lawrenceville Literary Maga- zine,, Lawrenceville, N. IJ The Cauldron MY DREAM AFTER MY FIRST APPEARANCE AS AN ACTOR. "Fred, I want you to take the part of '0thello7 in my play this afternoon at the Wysor Grand, " said Mr. LeClerc. "Alright What time does the cur- tain rise?" "At 2:30 sharpf' replied IieClere. It was now 1 o'clock so I hurried to the opera house and threw on my cos- tume then securing a book I sat dow11 to learn my first lines. It seemed but a second until "Othello on the entryn boomed forth. I had just enough of my lines learned to mix me up and besides I did not know who was who. When I went to bow to the duke I bowed to an attendant instead. Then when Des- demona came in I did not know whether she was my wife or my wife's attend- ant, so I walked over and asked her who she was. She said: "I am Desdemona." Then I went on with my speech. In the next scene I racked my brain but could think of nothing. Desdemona seeing my distress held out her hand. Happy thought! I was to kiss her hand. But what were my lines? These were all I could think of: HO, Desdemona, goddess nymph per- fect divine! To what can I compare thine eye? Crystal is muddy. O, let me kiss this seal of perfect bliss." When I bent to kiss her hand I ex- pected her to jerk it away. 'She did not, this got me all fussed and I had to look at my book. In the next act when Iago is declar- ing the deceit of Desdemona before me I forgot my lines but I knew that they must be strong so I said: "Thou hast thou shag-haired villianf' This passionate outburst so confused Iago that he stood speechless. Now I came on the stage in the crowning scene of the play. I had a hazy. idea that I was to murder some- body for LeClerc had handed me a knife. Who should it be, I decided it mrst be Desdemona. I was to kill her in the dark so they made the lights dim and in the darkness I murdered my wife's attendant. Then the police brought in Iago and he confessed to his crime. I lunged at him with my dagger but one of the cops warded me off. I was cornered and should 'have committed suicide, but instead I made a break for the door, Horrors! I stum- bled over Le Glerc's foot and down I went. I awoke and found myself on the floor. Fred Covalt, '12, Jokes Eiler to Iieifler at class picnic: "I like to eat chicken all right. if I just didn 't get my ears so mussyf' ll' lk ik Lemuel F.: "Day-dreaming again, Miss Hardsog? I have noticed alarm- ing symptoms of that in you latelyf' Miss Hardsog: "Did you say you had an interest in me?" Miss Liddle: "Now, pupils, down here is the point and up here is the line. Now drop a perpendicular from this point up to that line." Eugene Fuller: "Gee, impossible." lk if 42 George Meiterspaugh treading Lat- inj : "Lucius Valerius Praeconius was killed and put to flight." 0' Excerpts from Letters of Former Students "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boyj' or in other words, "all study and no recreation makes Jack a dull student." This statement at Pur- due University is never experienced and scarcely known. The magnificent gymnasium built to the memory of the football squad of 1905, killed in a train wreck, is perhaps first in importance to recreation. Then there is Fowler hall which quite fre- quently entertains a very noted speak- er or musician. Ed. Maitland, ' Purdue University. PK Dk Pk The old boys have begun their hazing of the more "fresh" new boys. I do not mean, however, that it is anything to be afraid of, but just fun for all concerned, and at the same time a kind of taming down of the spirits, and es- pecially of the self-importance of the new boy in question. The nearest thing that I have approached was the wear- ing of my sweater with HT. B. C." on it. f A good example of what they do is this, last night three boys were taken by some old boys and told to get down under a certain window and "dig for gold." While on their hands and knees several pitchers full of cold water is- sued forth from said window on the unlucky ' ' gold diggers. ' ' We have seen several teams of oxen go by. They are like those I remem- ber seeing in the Evangeline land. Twice there were about eighteen or twenty, and once a whole herd fol- lowing the cart which the others were hitched to. I iind that it is almost im- possible to write letters on any other days but Sundays. All of the week days, and even the nights, are so full of work or play. After the evening strdy hour we usually have a reading by one of the masters, or a "sing-song" or something else which takes up until bed time. One of the teachers told me the other day that this is the best school in the country for holding the fellows down to their work, of any in his experience and another, a Yale graduate, said that this is the stiifest school in the country. Arthur Ball, Tafts' School, Waterbury, Conn. 111 Pk Dk The May Festival was fine. The aft- ernoon was the New York Symphony orchestra under Damrosch. Shattenck Cpianistj was soloist and surely could make the ,piano sing. In the evening the Oberlin Musical Union gave the Beatitudes under Prof. Andrews and accompanied by the New York Sym- phony. That was perfectly beautiful. There were seven soloists, three of the professors in the conservatory and four out-of-town artists. They were splen- did. The whole program afternoon and evening was pretty classical but it was fine, every bit. Katherine Morrison, '11, Oberlin College, Oberlin, O. wk Pk 11 Tomorrow morning, there is to be a May breakfast in the town hall for charity. Almost all the girls go. It seems that it is a custom to have such breakfasts in the eastern towns, here. Doesn't that seem queer to us? I am goingnwith the rest though. We shall probably have baked beans and apple pie. The people here are always doing things for charity. ill' SF 'll' 4? Ill! if fl? Our class banquet was held last THE' MUNSONIAN. V 53 night in the Arts and Crafts room in Abbot hall. A committee had placed screens about all things that were not supposed to be seen and had decorated the table. We had one long table, with places for thirty-three. The table was decorated with purple, and white, our colors. Over the center hung a basket filled with purple sweet peas. We all stood until Miss Kelsey came in. We sang to her, time after time. Then we sat down and ate. They had delicious things to eat. We sang class songs which the girls had written for the oc- iasion, until our throats almost burst. Then came the toasts. llelen Bowman, Abbot Academy, Abbott, Mass. g Our Shack "Our Shack" is located five miles from Muncie one and a half miles from Royerton, the metropolis of Hamilton township. During the spring vacation of the Mrncie High School a party con- sisting of Pember Morrow, Paul Mauzy, Charhcey Medsker, Max Bragg and myself departed for the shack to stay as long as the "bread of lifel' lasted. Upon our arrival at the shack the first task to accomplish was the driving out of the field mice. Each one of us grabbed a stick, skillet, broom or any- thing that was handy and waged war against the little pests. Having com- pleted this Work we began immediately to cleanse the shack and to make it habitable for boys. We had division of labor so, one went to the barn for straw, one Washed the dishes, one cleaned the stove, one fixed the furni- ture so it would be fit to sit on, and the other put away the eats. After everything was put in order we pro- ceeded to make the bed out of the straw and having some straw left we sprink- led it on the fioor. Soon the little shack looked very cozy. Of all the work, I think the hardest job was washing the dishes as they had not been washed since the last meal had been eaten from them several weeks before. Time soon came for the first meal. Each one took his fork from his pocket and grabbed a plate. Then the rations were divided evenly as possible for if one got. more than another it would sure end in a quarrel. There was only one knife in the place and this was used for all purposes. In a short time the first meal was ended and the dishes were put into the creek which fiowed by the shack, and later they were wiped and put on the shelves. The next meal which consisted of ham, eggs and pancakes was prepared by Chauncey, he having been elected cook because of his particular skill in Domestic Science. Ile had taken les- sons from one of Miss Hughes' pupils. Before putting the ham into the skillet, he spit in the skillet to test its tem- perature. Mauzy in his clumsiness, knocked a glass can off the shelf and the broken glass went right into the solitary can of molasses. He rescued the molasses, however, by straining it through the dust rag. This came near being a tragedy as the molasses soften- ed the cakes so much. Those pancakes were certainly great, and not one went to waste, for what we couldnlt eat we used for a front door mat. When night rolled around each one fought for his space in the bed. Over- coats were used for covers and any- thing else that was handy.. In the morning the only way to get Mauzy and Morrow out of bed was to take of the lid of the stove and burn the scraps of tar paper which were cut from the roof. The smoke always had the desired effect. Day after day, and night after night the fun went on till the time came to close the shack. We then began to in- vestigate to see how much money we had left. After searching we found we had enough to take the bunch home, providing we walked about a half mile. This we did and arrived home safe. We looked like tramps, but We were never- theless pleased with our outing vaca- tion at the shack. Paul Leffler, '12, 54 THE MUNSONIAN A New Thursday, May 2, 1912, is a date which will live long in the annals of M. H. S. and in the memories of those who dwell therein. It does not require an active imagination to enable one to look down into the future generations and see throngs of students reverently observing the day-the great day--the never to be forgotten day-Miss G-tr-de Cl-rk's birthday anniver- sary. . . Years may come and go Cas years usually doj, schools and students may change, but there are some ideals which will never die, some customs too beau- tiful to brook alteration. So We can picture, in the years which are to come, earnest boys and girls standings about the ,portals of M., H. S. and saying softly, if'Ye,p, we don 't have to do no work today." Thursday, May 2, 1912, every school in the city of Muncie was dismissed for a half-holiday. Many people, consid- ering only worldly matters, thought this due to the fact that Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West Show was in the city, but we in M. H. S. realized the true situation. 'During the morning the air resounded with the music of brass bands. Again the ignorant masses deemed it the Work of Buffalo Bill, and again we in M. H. S. realized that it was done in honor of Miss Cl-rk. But the, afternoon was filled with honors which were not to be divided with Buffalo Bill himself. With her characteristic, never failing, thought- fulness, Miss' Cl-rk had procured enor- mous quantities of the most gorgeous flowers, which she sent to herself with beautiful messages of appreciation and approval. These evidences of love so moved the .faculty that they assembled on the parade grounds of H. S. and had their ,pictures taken, with Miss Cl-rk in the foreground, surrounded by her masses of flowers. fThis,beau- tiful scene" is reproduced on another page of this volumefj , The sun set after a day which had stirred every soul in M. H. S., and even Holiday now the municipal administration is Working to make May 2 a regularly ob- served holiday all because of Miss Sl-tr-de Cl-rk, 'l2. Ik ll! i We are the chumps for this old school We are the bunch to break all rules What we don't know we can't say, No use for professors, they're only in the way. Why, there's Chaunce Medzkcr, king of Clowns, A story teller of great renown, Cl"aunce's good naturcd and is fed on gruel With all the girlies Chaunce has a pull. But Lilian Nation she beats Chaunce a mile For romping and joshing and-oh, that smile, l-'ve heard of Tom Boys-and she is one, To beat her-kids, you'll have to go some. Carl Ramsey's an Artist-cause he can draw When he wants a nickel he "draws on Pa," When he smokes, he draws on his corn cob Plpey A f Everybody takes a sneak, everybody takes a hike. Here comes Elizabeth, Queen of them all, She gets them on the enKlein, gets them to call, n They're worked to a frazzle-digs up the dough- The bunch all shouts, "I told you so." Presto-Marvie Nichols appears on the scene, Pretty as a billy goat-whiskers shaved clean. Ask him for his powder puff, ask him for his chalk, Ask him for his best girl, Lordy hear him talk. V ' Well looky here what's come to pass, Why Paul you old sport, where is that lass? Such neglect will Keller, do you hear? How dare you by yourself appear? Kings and Queens, Lords and Bishops reign, But Keller-only the Bishops claims. Soi here's to Chaunce, Carl, Marvin and Paul, ' ' Lillian, Elizabeth, Mary and all. There never was before, "Qu0th the Ra- ven, 'nevermoreu' f'There never will be again," chicks the old setting hen, ' ln this old-school, Such a bunch cf Tarnation fools. THE SENIOR BASEBALL TEAM THE JUNIOR BASEBALL TEAM. THE SOPHOMORE BASEBALL TEAM. Athletics Early in the fall a great deal of in- terest was shown by the students as to whether or not Muncie would sup- port high school athletics. An associa- tion was formed and officers were elect- ed from the student body. The object of this association was to promote ath- letics in the high school. An executive committee was appointed from the stu- dent body and the faculty, consisting of four teachers and four students. It was decided to ,play inter-class foot- ball, one team taken from the Fresh- man and Junior classes to play one team from the Sophomore and Senior classes. Several games were played, the Freshman-Junior team winning a majority of games. From the showing the teams made it is easy to see that Muncie High School has the material in it that goes to make up good foot- ball teams. At the beginning of thc basketball season, the school procured the old Petty auditorium from the Y. M. C. A. committee for a basketball gymnasium. Mr. Bishop consented to coach the teams. A great deal of interest was shown and a team was soon chosen. Several games were played during the winter, but the school was unsuccess- ful in winning many. However, a good start was made considering that there has been no basketball played by the high school for three years. Spring athletics started with a rush. A meeting of the students was called by Mr. Markle, our physical director, to ascertain what kind of support would be given baseball and track work. It was decided by the executive board to have inter-class baseball and also to pick a "first" team to play games with other high school teams. The class games played up to date are April 28-Freshmen, 12, Juniors, 9. April 30-Seniors, 7g Sophoniores, 4. Nay 2'-Freshmen, 18: Seniors, 14. May 7-Sophomores, 53 Juniors, 3. May 21-Sophomorcs, 73 Freshmen 6. 3-Grd"-'.f-ff 4' x THE FRESHMAN BASEBALL TEAM. A game between the Seniors and Ju- niors still remains to be played. Eaton, 105 Muncie, 2-at Eaton. On May 3 the first team went to Eaton. Mosher pitched, a good game and except for the third inning when Eaton scored 7 runs, the Whole team backed him up in good shape. Miller as catcher, played a good game. Med- sker played a brilliant game at first. Tuhey also did excellent work at short- stop. Ramsey featured in the hitting by knocking a home run. MeNaughto11 also did good Work at the bat. A num- ber of rooters accompanied the team. Muncie 4, Eaton 3-at Muncie. On May 6, the Eaton High School team visited us and Went home with the small end of the score. The game was played at McCulloch park. Med- sker's pitching Was the feature of the game, although Tuhey, Samuels and Wliite did good work. The game was well attended and a great deal of en- thusiasm was manifested by the spec- tators. Muncie, 7, Eaton 17-at Eaton. On May 9 the team went to Eaton to play the last game of the series. A large crowd of rooters accompanied the team. The game was very ragged as is expressed by the score. 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Nyce delivers a Ene ad- dress on 'tA'braham Lincoln." Feb. 14-The celebrated day. Our erstwhile detective, W. J. Burns Mc- Clellan, discovers Sowar stealing into the Ii. A. with a package four by six inches. Feb. 16-Mr. veloping Ideas." Cling to a new idea, pursue it as a strikes a trail. March 4-Dr. Bonebrake, of Indian- apolis, tells us on 77 Conner talks on t'De- hunter does when he to "go on, go on, go March 11-Juniors meet to select'col- ors. Twenty-three different combina- tions. March 19-Dr. Ward, of U. of C., talks about how every activity, if rightly done, constitutes training. March 20-Shuttleworth walks to school with a young lady. March 21-Juniors entertain at Mat- inee dance. Mlany "cinch" credits by dancing with teachers. March 22-Vacation begins. Teach- ers off for State meeting at Indian- apolis. Second issue of "Munsonian" appears. April 5+Wabash Glee Club at school. Girls come out in new spring attire. ' April 9-Faculty meets in gallery of Wysor Grand to witness "The Spring Maid." ' April 16-Medsker disappears, re- ported to have gone to Mexico. April 19-Civics class off to Indian- apolis. Sweigart, on return trip, gets off at Yorktown, thinking it Muncie. April 26-Medsker returns home after a ten days' stay at the "shack" Mlay 1-Junior class ,poses for a pic- ture. It speaks for itself. Mlay 2-Circus. May 10-Harold Kline calls' on a lady for the first time. While attempt- ing to say, something, he becomes ex- cited and the chair te' turns turtle" much to the confusion of the aforesaid. May, 13fLuther Rice declares he writes all the jokes for The Munsonian. CHere is one he didn'tD. May 17-Rev. Watson delivers a nev- er to be forgotten talk on ideals. Ideals are our thoughts. May 20-Literary Association has a banquet at Hotel Delaware. V Senior Statistics Total age of class, 1,457 years. Total age of boys, 553 years. Total age of girls, 904 years. Average boy's age, 19.07 years. girl's age, 18.83 ,ears. Average Number born in Indiana, 60. Number born in Delaware County, 31. Number born in Muncie, 11, Number having all schooling in Muncie, 36. completing all their schooling Number without missing a grade, 61. Number intending to go to college, 60. Favorite subject in order of choice: Mathematics. History. English. Science. Language. ' Art Music Domestic Science Manual Training Parents born in Indiana, 93. Parents born in Delaware County, 26. Parents Foreign-born, 5. Parents now living, 144. Parents college graduates, 14. Parents Muncie -H. S. graduates, 2. Father's occupation: Mechanics, 15. Farmers, 5. Manufacturer or foreman in factory, 10, Traveling salesmen, 6. Merchants, 5. Contractors, 5. Clerks, 4. Lawyers, 3. Real Estate, 2. Insurance, 2. Doctor, 1. Dentist, 1. Mail Clerk, 1. Baker, 1. Railroad office, 1. Cigarmaker, 1. Tailor, 1. Barber, 1. Laborer, 1. Policeman, 1. Horitculturist, 1. 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We have the only aybsolutelymcoyni- plete Player Piano on the market THIRTY DAYS' FREE TRIAL T0 EVERYONE If you have a so-called Certificate Allowance Check, or Credit Voucher, bring it to us and let us give you some information that will surprise you. THE BALD I COMPANY 109 W. Main St. HAROLD HOBBS, Manager. Muncie, Ind. : : eco: :cs 0: : : : coooc :o--9: :QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ-seeoo EE T1-115 SPQRTMANS STORE 11 1: wmisnn ,, 166.5 ll BASEBALL FISHING TACKLE ll f: TENNIS HAMMOCKS tl 7 'Q G L BICY LES ii O F cn-ms B KIRK 'f C 11 CROQUET ' ' EN FIREARMS 11 DBPARTM--Q0 1: 'AQMSTORE 1: 112 EAST MAIN STREET, MUNCIE, INDIANA 11 t ----- A---- --AA - - ---AA----- - , , - - - v - - vvoo- - - -ooo .... - - - - - - v v voooooooooooQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ WHAT I WANT EVERYBODY TO KNOW 'I'l1:1t I 11111 some :1ct01'.-I"1'ccl Stuuf. 'I'h:1t I'm :1 twin IJYOIIICI' to XV:11'1'c11 John ,. . - - 5111.-XVi:l1:11'cl l1 ."bll. 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Attl111tt1111o XVC111l0UtIt'L-I 1t to hw tho I111'g1-st 1111011111111 0I 1-0111 ll good o11ts 0Vl'l' sold for lilll cents. Our 0lll1l'0 IJIISIIIUSS o1'g'1111iz11ti011 put its I1 I't'S0llY'l'0S, long' PX!Ilt'l'll5IIOtt 111id its I1111101' hack 0f vvory Il2lf'Ii2lQl't'. If 'l'l111t El sweet, Illlt H11,v11rod oats, free IIPUIII dust 11111I gritty hulls is 11pp1'1-- 1: 1-iated is evidciit-ed by "DeliC1011s" Oats now ovtsvlling every 1'iv11I-tliey have ll 1'o11cl1od tlw topmost place-the 1'011s0n is worth l'IllI1IilI1,!' 11h011t. It 11101111s li tl111t IIl0l'l' COIISIIYYIOPS 11,pp1-0v0 l'Delici011s" Oats llltlll Zllly 0tl11-1'. IC If you have IICVPI' triml thuin ask 01' 11I111111- y0111' Ql'I'Ol'0l' for El p111'Ii11gr1-. " XYUIIQII find them mackvcl i11 11 l'0lll1LI 'JEIHIXVEIX-Ill10lI v111't011 tl111t Iwo vs out tho ll . . . f . . 1: IIEIIIIITIIOSS and rot11111s all the IIZIVUI' of the fi-1-sh 1111ll1fd oats. X Oll ll find lIl0IIl ll ll'lll' to their Iliilllli-L-IOIICIUIIS. . A - 1 ll lb Il 11 Jos. A. GODDARD co. L::--- ........,. ............. ...vvv - - E- -vvv -- QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ::ooQ:::::::::::ooo:: : ::o:::oo:::: That I like chcwiug g'l'Illl.L'I':KINYlll1l II11r11 - .,,,..... Q-,vv---ooo:::::0::::ooo:::::::o::::oo::::::::::::::: - --g- --AA-----g----------------A-AAAQ- ---9---AQ--900000000000 CECIL R. GOUGH. W11 1111111 .V1111 111 1l11111'11 111111 8111111 1'11b1l1l1211Il, 11 is S?1ll112l1'.V 211111 1'111z111. 11111' 111'1l11i 111111111 11 will 111211111 y1111 11111111 of 11s. NV111'1l you 11111111 111, Q111111, 110111, 1e111z11'. s1111:1. 1'11:111111s 1111ll11'1i1 1+'o1'11s1111111 is 1111' 111s111111s111--- -Y1111 1c1i11w 111111. f C 'a5i2E3 See Red Cross on Electric Sign 221 S. Walnut St. IVIUN CIE Red Cross Pharmacy t?395R233 '1'111s 11111111 is 12l1il'l1 111111z111s11 YV1' :Lp- p1'11111z1111 11111 111111111 W11 211111 31111111115 11I'0Il1 11111 111211 S1'1111111 111111118 111111 their 1'111111111s. ARTHUR F. ANDREWS MY BRUDDER. My JOHN U QTVR, TAILOR Qgoeeooeooooeooooooc : : : : : 0-00 ::o:::::::::::oo::::::::::o::: Graduates I am giving those who graduate a special discount on all orders. Come in at any time and investi- gate. New Phone 64. 115 South Mulberry. :::::::::::::::ooo:::::: :::: My brudder ist so har to pleaseg He est goes ronn' like an owl, lle says l ani an awful tcaseg lle don't do nuttin' but scowl. lint you ist let my big sister, Vite some dirls down here to stayg Gee whiz, but den he just ist der liestest feller all de day. lle wears a tollar always then, :Xndt a smile dat vont tum ottg To me no more he den ist mean, My sister says he ist in lufe. -Fred Stan f, 'l3. ----ooo--- --------A-AA----AAA' --oo-------Q .... 0 -...... oo--- Carpet and Drapery Store Nets i11 all weaves. Scotch Madras in natural color. Over Drapery in various qualities. lieathers for upholsteringr. Rugs in Wiltcmii, Body, Axniinster. Select pieces of Furniture. Chas. W. Galliher Compan 118 SOUTH MULBERRY. DON 'T MAKE. A FUSS so :gig q,lt.q"' 1 5. thy' l i .v " , t att Y2j",+ fm: ...L 1 ltltttl 'WWW' about a few trifling stains on your coat. They can be cleaned without any trouble and the coat pressed back into its original shape again. We make a specialty of cleaning and nressing garments and We take the fzrcatest possible care to improve, but not injure them. And you will find our prices are low for the class of work We do. FRENCH STEAM DYE WORKS. 415-19 E. Main. Both Phones, 254. -v- -vvv vvv---Q0---0oooooo0oooo9oooQc--:r00Qc-----vv-v------ v-vv-vvvv-oo--ooo--------------Y SHOES REPAIRED AT Nlack's Shoe Hospital 110 E. Adams St., Muncie, Indiana. OLD SHOES MADE LIKE NEW BY GOODYEAR MACHINERY. Best Leather Used-Lowest Prices Wagon will ca.11 for and deliver. NEW PHONE 678. ------Q::oo:::::::::::::::::::: -----,-------------- .... A --- Gordon 8: Bishop FOR Sporting Goods of All Kinds , ,--- ,,,,------ ..,, ,voooov IPHOGRAMS. Does the butterfly because the to- niato-can? Q i X lf poker is a graine of cards is Liver- pool? X i 1 If Luther Rice would shut the door would Harry Loekett? X 1 X If Yorktown is a town, is Riekeburg? -vvvv - ........... oo .... -oo--- We Have a New Operator Who knows how to develop your films and print your pictures. Let her try yours. We have a com- plete line of photographic sup- plies. Shaw 8: Jackson 125 E. MAIN STREET. voooooooo ----- - -------- ------- lf John D. is worth millions of dol- lars, what is Martelle Hollingsworth? X Y 4 ' If Earl Silvers is full of brains, what is B. Warfel of? Y Y Y If Minna Silverburg would invite lharry to a Leap Year dance would Harry Turner down '? X X X If all the Sophomores were dead and gone, where would Ilarry Beebe? cccoooocccc::::Qo:::9ooc:::::o ::oo::oo::ooo:::::::o::ooo::::: ....,,,,,----------,-------,------- ------- ------------------- Dock's Candies and Sodas Mean Quality lt is our eonstant aim to please you. Try our Cream Patties, Hickory Nut, Pineapple and Coeoanut. TRY OUR M. Il. S. SPECIAL. DOCICS CANDY STORE o o The Muncie Savings 8: Loan Co. was doing' business here before the young' men and young: ladies who are now grraduates were born. It will doubtless be doing business long after these same gracluates have passed beyond the activities of life. At present it has quite a large amount of money to loan on very advantageous terlns, either 1 on 1-ity or farm property. home in and see us about it. WALTER L. DAVIS, Secretary. v ..... -------vvoo----ov-1: The Stewart: Van atre Drug and Book Store Invites your patronage. Thanking you for past favors we solicit your future orders. --- ----v-O------Oo::o:::::::oooo:: :: Earn oney Then Save It Our new policies offer the inost at- tractive proposition for a young mau's earnings, Higher interest rate and more liberalilics than offered by Trust companies. lntcrest paid zuuuially. Full protection from date of contract. NVe solicit your investigation. The Hartford Life Insurance Co. Slone Bros., General Agents Both Phones 415. 203 Vatet Bldg. ooovvoocvvoo vvv..vv.v o-voo-vv- ::ooQ::oc:: : ::::voo: :::ooooooo::: : 54:::o4: :ooooo:: 1 :oo Fruit ars duce. finished and tempered jar that is made. Sure Seal Fruit ars EASY TO FILL EASY TO SEAL EASY TO OPEN EASY TO CLEAN 1 VVIDEST OPENING SANITARY ECONOMICAL DURABLE When you buy Ball Fruit Jars, Extra Caps and Jelly Glasses you know they are the best. MADE BY A Ball Bros. Glass Mfg. Co -:::::::::::::oo:::::::o:::::::::ooo:::::o::::::::::::: oc- BALL MASON FRUIT JARS have been the stand- " ard for years and are the best jars possible to pro- " Process, with the strong double shoulder and so 1' constructed as to produce the most evenly blown, 1 33030131 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Made from the best material, by the new Owens 11 1 11 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 11 11 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 11 11 11 11 4 1 1 Y tl tl ll tr In ll ll ll in ll ll n na u in ll 0 0 0 nn in ll 0 O O O ll 0 ll O u n 0 U U ll tl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 U ll ll o H U n w U ll tl 0 0 ll U ll ll 0 0 U n 0 u 0 0 0 n U n 0 n 0 U n u n U 0 0 0 0 u 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 o oQQQ9oooooo:::::::::o:::::::::: 6 coo------Ao---0-0---v AAA o -0- - --01 D. P. Campb ll 85 Bro. Drugs and School Supplies AS GOOD AS THE BEST ICE CREAM SODA. 420 S. WALNUT ST. ::::::Q::::o:::::---.::o-9: :::::: A young' woman from the rural dis- triets entered a dry goods store the other day, and asked tor a pair of stockings. The elerk politely asked what IlliIIllJt'l' she wore. "Why, two, you fool. Do you think I ani a eeuti- pede 1' ' ' :li wk Pk Mr. Tucker remarks that few per- sons nowadays suffer from sugrgestions of the brain. :::: : : : :oo0o::0oooo: :o0::0oo: - A - - Q v -oooooooo QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ Strict Business Man: Hl,ilil'lt' ' l-1, lt, limit alter I wart you to eommenee work at tive o eloek and quit at seven. it Sure and wouldn't it lie as well it 1'd eoininenee in the inorning' at seven, and leave oil' at tive in the evening ?" Pk tk Sk A speetatoi' who witnessed a meet- ing' of high sehool students 1'011l2lI'li0tl that lt. was Htlie fashion for noliody 7 to go till everybody got tl10l'0., Julius Caesar llave you any real conception what a tireless worker interest is? lf Julius Caesar had placed one cent at com- pound interest at 4 per cent with tlie llank of Rome, it would by this time have doubled itself 76 times, and would now amount to more money than there' ever was coined in all the world. Figure it out if you doubt it: double one cent 76 times and see what it lirings you. Then perhaps you will see tlie wisdom of saving a part of your income, depositing it with us, and letting us pay you 4 per Cent compound interest upon it. Peoples Trust Co. - ---A - -ooo ----- -oe---ooooow 5, ,,,. ,vv ..v.. v-- ---- KODAKS EE THE E Owl Drug Store WE SHOW YOU HOW Q Qoeooooooooq ooooooooooeoo 009994 If you want Candy, Sodas or Ice Creams of Quality, get it at Roller's Confectioner NVe eater to all those who do appre- ciate quality, cleanliness and prolnpt service, and do not try to sell as cheap or cheaper than others. N'Ve pack and deliver ice cream and iees for family use. Try it-yon'll notice the difference. Q.o,-oooooooooo:::::::::::Qo::::- A - :oooo::o :::: :oo-a.o:::::::ooQ -QA---- A--. -- ll ll lr ll 0 0 ni ll ll ll ll ll ll II ll ll lb ll ll ll ll ll 0 ll ll O u 0 lv ll ll lr ll ll ll ll ll 0 ll ll ll ll ll Mrs. Ivins fatter long winded proofb : 'tAud now, pupils, we get, X equals O." Claud Miller Qin rear of l'001'llD : Hflee, so tight. all that work for nothing." P14 PK Pk A few days ago a dealer advertised. "A large lot of bankrupt pianos and organs." Now who would wish to pur- chase musical instruments whose notes are not good? ehanU'e it tor "'--v-----OO0:::::::::Q-: 11 Leffler, Ball 6: Needham Lawyers na Rooms 1f2-3-4-5, Nickey Block. Q- v - - - -oooooooooooo oo 0.0000 Roy Ilartley says he does not like to dance wlth girls beeause they hold hun Sk PF Dk Walter S. Cto Gladys By. own, don't you change your name? I never eau think of itfl H19 -o-Q--oov--- - v-- .ii Y s, M f 1 .V -if "' '15, will iigi. ',, N ' 1 'f, I 1 -. i mul ' t I ..-gg v 1 Old Phone 445. New Phone If You Want Up-to-date Cleaning and Pressing, Call the Old Reliable S. E. SHORTS DYE WORKS Goods Called for and Delivered 622-624 Kirby Ave. Muncie, Ind. fe e 7 14.3 ..i EE' .. 'Ei fl L .fin 4 lil i .,. 1- v . 1 , i Gladys B.: t'Well, why don 't you ' 77 ,. . 325. Q.G'!fl 2 5' .li , ,mir .ll l 'X " 'l , ix if XY, AL. ml- ni r 4 il 3, I x..j r ull I.. iz: Q I' N ijt 2 1 lkllll' Ei . in-ii 1. 5 , 2:2 'GE' s- A ,am - ooooooooooov - -v v -vvvooooov v oooovvoooovvv -9 o--ooo-- QQQ ooooooeoooqooooooooo oooqoooooc: sooo: : : : ooo: : :ooo : :oeoooooooogoo Wo want every woman To try The Fcvny Vacuum Cleaner in lllxl' own IIOIIIU, tost thc CIPHIIPI' in overy possiblv way, vom- vlvallillgr with H111 1lisz1g'1'1-1-nl+!1- lmvk- 111-hing' 1l1'111lg'vry of ln'1+1+n1s. nmps and mlllstws. Thu Fmnly cmmllvvfs the dirt-d1+cs11't sp1'1-nd it. If IS 11 111111-1+1'1's1+11 IIl2li'hllll' and T111- only satisfnmory hand 1+0w1+l'1-11 clvnn- vl' 111n1111fz11't1fr1+1l. Easy to op11l'z1f1+f -dilllllllx rioting. Ful- ly g'll2lI'2lI1f00d. Model B. D., S17.5O. Model B, S15.00. Model C, 311100. WRITE OR TELEPHONE The Feeny Manufacturing Co. TELEPHONE 6. MUNCIE, INDIANA. : : co: : : : : : : : : : ooo: : oo 0000.00-peooooooooooooQQQOQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ 1+z11'1l this 1-zisy, pl0ZlSElllf Illl'1ll0d of 1 I1 1+ 11 1I 11 1l 1+ 11 1l 11 11 1+ 1+ 11 11 1+ I1 ll ll ll 0 41 4+ I1 ll ll il 0 11 11 11 ll 11 ll 11 1+ 11 0 I+ I+ 1+ 11 11 11 I1 1I +I 41 11 0 O 0 ll 1l 11 1I 11 11 tl 11 0 11 1+ 1+ I1 0 11 ll 41 1I 1+ 11 11 1+ 0 11 I1 I1 1+ I1 tl 0 1I 11 ll 1+ ll 11 ll ll I1 0 O O 4 Q--Aoooo--Q-oo--o--oo- o:::::::ooo:: :ooo:::::o:::o:: . .QUICK,.. . EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT GLASSES FITTED 108 Vatet Bldg. West Jackson Street. QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ- -ooo--A-----Q--- ---- A- ----- - - HARD EARNED WAGES. An artist who was employed to re- novate and retoueh the great oil paint- ings in an old church in Belgium, ren- dered a bill of 3367.30 for his serviees. The church Wardens, however, required an itemized hill and the followinff was X' duly presented, audited ar: d paid: For correcting the Ten Commznid- ments - .......................... 35 5.12 For renewing heaven and adjusting stars ..............,.............. 7.14 or touching up ,purgatory and re- storing lost souls ............... For brightening up the Haines of hell, putting new tuil on the devil, and F 3.05 doing odd jobs for the damned. ,. 7.17 For putting new stone in David's sling, enlarging head of Goliath.. 6.13 lfor mending shirt of prodigal son and cleaning his ear ........ 1 .... 3.39 lfor enibellishing Pontius Pilate end putting new ribbon on his bonnet 3.02 For putting new tail and comb Won St. Peterls rooster ,............. 2.20 For re-pluniing and re-gilding left wing of the Guzirdian Angel ...... 5.18 For washing the servant of High Priest and putting ezirmine on his cheek ........................... 5.02 For taking the spots off the son of Tohizls ..................,....... 10.30 For putting ear-rings in Sziralfs ears 5.26 For decorating Nozih's ark and new head on Sheni ................... 4.31 Total .... .. . ,................ 367.30 -English Weekly. ooooo oooooo Q--- QQQ4-Q-page-qroeon-oo QQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ 000099.00000 F. B. GARNER I DENTIST 301 VATET BLOCK MUNCIE, INDIANA. L.....-...-...------:::-:::: : : : : --,,o--v--s------v-o-s-v,-o 'oooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooo- v ..--- - v v v v v - - v v v - v - - Q1 a'lll2'EfflIH5 QQLJMY 'IO TIIE l+'ACUl.'l'Y, THE CI.,xSS Ulf '12, THE TUQM UNDlERGR.IXIJU.'X'I'liS Olf Tllli MUNCIIQ IIIGII BANK SCIIOOI., 'l'Illi SECRET OI? SUCCESS XVIl.l. IIE AN OPEN ROOIQ 'I'O ,xI.I. UPON BECOMING REGU- I,,xR IIIONEY SI-XVERS NI' TIIIS IMNIQ. REMEM- IZIER OUR SAVINGS DICP.-XR'I'Ml2N'l' IS UNDER Pays Four 'I'IIE SUIIERVISION OIf Tllli GOVERNMENT Per Cent on Savings oooo ooooooooo oooo oooooooooo ooooo oooo oooooooo ooooooooooooooo ooo HI KlJEY'S ICE CREAM, SODAS, SUNDAES AND BUFFALOES 5c. GOOD SERVICE GUARANTEED. EVERYTHING CLEAN AND UP-TO-DATE. G. E. l'lINKL-'EY ::oo:::o::::::ooo:::ooo: : :::::o::::o:::::o::oo::o::ooooooooo :ooo:: ::o:::::::::o::o::::::::::o::::::o:::ooo:::::oo::ooo:: CARL II. M. BILBY The STUDIO, 433 JOHNSON 5 R gg Floral CO. ii 0 INSTRUCTION 3 Piano, Harmony 0 0 0 Cut Flowers and Floral Work a. Specialty. 0 ll Musical Form " Il ii :K Bedding and Decorative Plants. U 0 Bell Phone 1037- 111 E. Main St. Phones 970. IE ll ::::::::::::::oo:::::::::oooooooooo::::::o:::::::::o:::::::: -------ooo-A-oooAA-oAA----o--- oo : ::Qoo::oo:::: : - - - -v---ovv--ooo:::::oooo:::ooo::::o:::oo::: For Your Convenience. Something New HITE RI ER ?5c BRICK ICE CRE Pzieked in zi cartoon in our factory, comes to you in the nicest form for serv- ing. Our retail department open until 10 p. ni. White River Creamer Co. :::o::::::::::ooo:::o: ::::::::o::::o:::::-:::::::::ooo:::::: THE THREE DUDES Three dudes were walking along the street one niorning and met an aged decrepit minister, with long white hair and bezird. Desiring to poke fun at the old man, the hrst called out, "Hello, Father Ahralizinif' The second said, "Hello, Father Isaac," :ind the third ehinied in, 'tHelIo, Father Jzicohf' The minister seeing the sit- uation. :ind likewise using scripture, quietly replied: "I :ini neither Abraham, nor Iszizze nor Jacob, but Saul, the Son of Kish, who went forth to hunt his fzitherls assesg and behold, I have found them."-Selected. --AOAAAAO-A-------,------,---------- ------ 1 0 ml mn ll 0 ll 0 ll It In ll ll In nr 0 0 I 0 in tl tl tl ll ll 0 0 in tl in tl 0 0 0 na in I ni It ll ll 0 0 4 GRAHAM 8: WIGGINS DENTISTS PHONE 1068, BELL. 309-311 Johnson Blk. IVIUNCIE, INDIANA vvv v..vv. ------- ---- 0 -.-- vY------009cvrP-voooccc:::::9ooo99oooo 1 tl ll 0 ll 0 tl 0 ll 0 ll 0 ll ll ll ll ll tl 0 O il tl It 4 --A-A40--oo---A AAA--A---AQQQAA----A--A---A--A-- QQQQQQQQQQQQ----AA -- AAA- We have about 15 Chafing Dishes. We want to close them out. We are selling them at cost to do it. It's a good "tip" for a Commencement Present . 1 Ili! ag I H1 ii -ee he he 4 1 11 Kimbrough Hardware Company 114-116 South Mulberry St. We Furnish the Home Thruout At the lowest possible price consistent with good business. Charge Accounts Solicited We give Proiit Sharing Stamps on both CASH and charge accounts. Banner Furniture Company Corner Walnut and Adams Streets. ooo------o::::::o:: :Qoo: : ---,,, ---- --- AAA AAA--- -- Commencement Gifts PEN NANTS BOOKS FOUNTAIN PENS, ETC. Penzel's Book Store 224 South Walnut. ---- ---ooo-AAo--AAAAo-- 1875 1912 lininn National Bank illllunrie. 3lnhiana UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY CAPITAL, S 2 0 0,0 0 0.0 0 ...-A 1-A.- WE SOLICIT ACCOUNTS OF INDIVIDUALS, FIRMS AND OTHER BANKS . A-.-.A -.-1.1. SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS --vvovvovvvvvv -A---00-A- i --AAA - -A---A- -AA -- AAAA- --A-- --v--0----- ---- vvlb-'O v-v-- -----o::::::::::::::o-::::::53:35:35: ll ll ll li ll ll ll O ll ll 0 ll lr an nu ll ll gg BOTH PHONES 1192. ll L :cccccccccecccc:ooo:::::::::::: -I The Campbell Ice Cream and Milk Co. " WHOLESALE AND RETAIL The best goods that skill and pure ingredients can produce. Ice Cream, Ices, Sherbets, Etc. YOU'VE TRIED THE REST, NOW TRY THE BEST. MUNCIE, INDIANA. ADVICE FOR THE FRESHIES Dou't eat anything. Your stomach may Don't study, it may affect your eyesight. get out of order. Don't drink, you'll get thirsty again. Don't worry-let the other fellow do it. Don't work. It is very bad for the health to tire yourself. Douyt say anything when you talk. It consumes brain power. Donyt grumble. Take what you can get. lt' you cau't get it, take it. Don't lose your temper. Nobody will pick it up and bring it home, even if they stumble over it. Don't take advice-give it. You'll be loved. lfinally, when you accidentally kiss a girl, don't publish it abroadg it may embar- rass the young lady. A----A-----A-QQ ---------- Q---A vvovvoczzcc:::::::::o:::::ooo:: I ll SPRING TIME IS l ll 0 3 K U DA K if TIME. ll i Q Q - EE l I v ii f l l s ,gvfg i We are headquarters for Kodaks THE QUALITY DRUG STORE. Walter C. ichols 0 ll na nu in in nu in la ll 4, ll 0 1: DRUGS KODAKS nu ll ll LQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQ: :::: ::::- THE Hlerrhanta National Bank MUNCIE, INDIANA. Wliat is it that gives strength to a bank? It's capital and liability of stockholders. The Merchants Na- tional Bank has: Capital .................. S225,000.00 Surplus and profits ....... 125,000.00 Additional Liability of Stockholders ........... 225,000.00 Total .................. S575,000.00 The largest Capital, Surplus, and Stockholders' Liability of any bank in the Eighth Congressional District. ::::o:::::Q::::::::::::::::::: OQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQGQQQQQOQO A A 9QQ:::::::9:::t6Q:i:t:Qi :bf:9d6::bt ATTI3 TIONI Students and Patrons of The Munsonian. VVQ wish to nlzike you aoqnaillted with the tziet that we are still doing business at the old stand, and that any work you bring' in will receive our most 1-zlreflll and expert attention. - -. -. . F. IYIAGGS I 108 WEST ADAMS STREET. ooooQQQQQQQQQQQQQQQqaageoooooooooooooooo - A - ooooo - A sooo- - - - oo - -0 COURT PHARMACY E. P. WHINREY, Prop. Wysor Block, 105 South Walnut Street. Phones-01d 680g New 542. ,VX prisoner was brought before Ll police lllZlglSt1'2lfC. llc looked around :ind dis- covered that his clerk was zthsent. "Here, officerfl he said. 'tWhat's this man cliarged with?" Mliigotry, your llonorf' replied the police- man. "Hels got three Wives." The magistrate looked nt the officer as though astounded :tt such ignorance. 'tVVhy, officer," he szlid, "thz1t's not lmigotry-thz1t's trigonoinet1'y."--lixclizinge. MUNCIE, INDIANA. A smztll boy was reciting in it geography class. The teacher was trying to teach him the points of the compass. She explained: t'On your right is the south, your left the north, :ind in front of you is the east. Now what is behind you?" The hoy studied zi moment then puckered his fZ1CCiZlI1ll lmwled: "I knew it. I told ma you'd see that patch on my pants.- Exchange. Looooooooo--:::::oo:::::::::::: --:oo::ooooo::::::-o------o6-- 0+--A ----- --ooo------- ' You Will Always Find the Latest Novelties in 1VIEN'S WEAR Here at Reasonable Prices. EROS. Haberdashers-Custom Tailors. o::::oooooo::---------- ----- Both Phones 144 213 N. Walnut St. THE COTTAGE EVERS' SOFT WATER LAU DRY ------vooooo----- ENGLISH KNIGHTS AND IRISH KNIGHTS lt was evident in his swagger that he was a scion of the British aristocracy, and tl1e most casual observer could not have failed to note that he was a stranger to the city. lle touched O11 tl1e shoulder a well-dressed IllllJl.ll'll-ll1lll'CLl yflllllg lllllll who was lolling i11 front of ll Broadway hotel. ul,1ll'll0ll ine, me clear lllall, but could I trouble you for :1 1'll1llCll?U After ligl1ti11g his cigar, he continued: "Bah love, this is a reinarkable city. This is me First visit to New York, cl'ye know? l'n1 a deucitl stranger, but on the other side, l'm a person -------,-----------------------,- of iniportance. I :nn Sir Francis Daffy, Knight of the Garter, Knight of tl1e Bath, Knight of the Double Eagle, Knight ofthe Golden Fleece, Knight of the ITO11 Cross. D'ye mind telling me your name, me deal' man?" Repliecl he of the a11burn hair, in a deep, rich brogue: "Mc naine is Michael Mur- phy, night before last, night before that, last night, tonight and every clainncd damn night-Micliael Murpliyf'-lfro1n tl1e New York Sun. -- ------ -----QQ------ AA-- --- Qlibe Glgmpia Qlzmhp itnben The place to go for your Drinks. Pure Ice Cream and Candy. MEET YOUR FRIENDS THERE -vvv-vvvv-vvo ---- vvvv-ooo::o:::: oooo..QQQoooooooooooo::o: :qoo::-: : : : : ::ooo::::Qo:: : :::o:::o:::: ll FOR Economy and Convenience For Cooking For Lighting For Heating : :::::: : :::: : :-o: :c :ooo:::::oQoooQ-o: ::::---:: : zeooo: :ooooo: oQqoQoQ9o--Q-o:: : : : :o::Q::0:: ::Qooo: : ::::::: :oooe :o::oo:::oo:: - snoris FoR MEN Wno CARE Bostonians, 333.50 to 35.00 All Leathers Florsheim 85 Company, Most Styles 35.00 Any Style that's Good FRANK W. SOWAR SHOE C0. ::::::::ooo: :eo:::::::ooo::::::::: :o::q:::::oooo E W' P STO GEORG ARLES 110 E' Cgpih-NA 47306 QU NCIE, I foooooooo s oooooooe ---- ----- ---- AA- 0 -v-- ---- 3 3 ---- ivvv222223SSSCSCQSSSZZLZZZZZCSSSZT ll ll tl ia e fa K ? l ll ll H W C11 dH'h 1' ii N t' 0 ege an lg ,i 1 o - 0 :r f X , .fchool Men :: 11 : u 0 6 ' . lr ll 1, nr n 4' -57' 0 0 lr ll f Ie N , ll ll ll 0 0 0 O F AND ALL YOUNG MEN 0F MUNCIE F 1 . . . 1 1: ,N We extend to you 21 special invi- :I tation to visit this store. We H want to show you tho most at- :I N tractive grarnu-iits over dvsigruoml U ' ospc-Oizilly for young' mon. U ll P, mr lb S Y 1, ll II ' ' ll 3 Q 1 We Are Featuring 3 Il If IC Il ll ll EE 0C1Ct Y falid if 0 , 11 0 tl li U 1 Clothes 1 3 A 3 1: THE ACKNOWLEDGED AUTHENTIC If FASHION FOR YOUNG MEN I ll ll ll ll II The fahrivs and models are expressly chosen urul thorn are no other E vlothvs i11 oxistonvo with So muvh style and so 111211131 oxclusivv fozlturos. II Como in this Week and soo these new models, iu the new soft-touod :E Q11-ys, the rich purples 'Lind browns. ll ll 0 41 '+ S15 00 to 5530 00 " 0 o s ll in 0 IZ II 0 ll ll tl s 4 gg The Keller- Bryee Co. ,g ll ll la 0 il JOHNSON BLOCK. MUNCIE, INDIANA. 1: Il il ll ll L : : : : ::p::-o- - -0- - oo - - -oo ----AA---- oooooooooo QQQQOQQQOQOOOOOQOOOOOQ 165-. , , H" J, 4 y fy, Tag N, As ,..,,, -N' ab. Q 1. 1 1 .... .-if '. ' ff . . 1 xl,-,A TM? , ,,Y-,N J, . :::::::bOoo001 E 4 F ll ' ll Commencement Presents gg T ll , ll efil ll ll el sc g i all 1 - in . Practically every wished for item that isasuitable for Com- mencement presents can be had here at this Ebefything for Everybody Store. S ' .lohn Hollands Libbeys Finest I Kaysers Ciuaran: Fountain Pens Cut Glass . I teed Silk Gloves Fans, Parasols, Parisian Ivory Perfumes, Hand Bags Men 6: Women's I Dorothy Dodd Gotham Shirts Phoenixsilkhose I V Slippers for Men . S it T ' 2 Dainty Neckwear, Hair Ribbons Jewelry, Clocks i PfHH30:9BffDPA8ffllIPl1fSfbff 1 ' :mfg THE STORE THAT, owes GREEN TRADING STAMPS : :::vooc::3oo4::1::::::::::::r4::::o:::::::::::r-c::booooQQQ GEORGE W2 PIERCE 110 E. CHARLES S71 irf"Z,7NC1'E, 1JffDIA,NA 6305 - , .- .. , I ,fn--1 -,urn , -...rar :V 1. ff. ., f r. ..3'

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