Neillsville High School - Crimson and White Yearbook (Neillsville, WI)
- Class of 1926
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Published Annually by the Seniors
NEILLSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
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The staff of nineteen-hundred and twenty-six
publishes this issue of the "Crimson and White"
that those Who are attending Neillsville High
School and those who have left their Alma Mater
may ever cherish the pleasant memories associ-
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To Miss Connell, our helper, advisor and friend, who
through her Winning smile and unselfish service to us has
helped to make our school life a more pleasant! memory,
we the class of nineteen hundred and twenty-six, in ap-
preciation of her loyal help and friendly attributes, dedi-
cate this issue of "The Crimson and White".
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BOARD OF EDUCATION
The members of the Graduating Class wish to express their utmost appre-
ciation to the members of the School Board who have given so unselfishly of their
time and ability for improving the possibilities for the advancement of education in
Neillsville High School.
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MR. HANSEN MISS HILL
University of Wisconsin Platteville State Normal
Stevens Point Normal Summer School
Supervising Principal University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Downer College
MISS GATES MR. OLSON
Stevens Point rState Norma-1 Eau Claire ,State Normal
Mathematics Physical Education
Madison Library School
MISS BAKER MR. O'NEILL
Eau Claire State Normal Cshkosh State Normal
Summer School Manual Training
Universitv of Wisconsin
Universitv of Chicago '
Eau Claire State Normal
X Teachers Training
,MISS 'TERWEDO MR. KUENNING
Oshkosh State Normal Rlver Falls State Normal
University of Wisconsin Summer School
English and Latin University of Wisconsin
River Falls State Normal
MISS TANBOHSKY MISS PAYNE
Whitewater State Normal Whitewater State Normal
Commercial ' Commercial
University of Wisconsin
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SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Marion Bradbury, President Mr. Imi-slund, Advisor Francis Neff, Treasurer
Irma Woelffer, Vice President Ruth Wahl, Secretary
Class Color-Blue and Silver
Class Motto-He conquers who conquers himself
Class Flower-Lily of the Valley
"She is particular about her choice
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Springtime 1. Glee Club 1
District Commercial Contest 2, 3
State Commercial Contest 3
Class Play 3. Carnival 2
Swastika Camp Fire 1, 2, 3, 4
Executive Council 3
Calendar Reporter 2, 3
Editor-in Chief 4
President K. K. K. 4
Her lbrilliance in 'books and leader
ship in activities promises her
MARION BRADBURY "Babe"
Class Pla 3 S rin time 1
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Class Treas. 1. President 3, 4
Executive Council 3, 4
Basket Ball 3, 4. Football 4
Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. Sec. Kr Treas.
Band 1. Badgers 2.
Midgets 1, 2, 3. K. K. K. 3
Track 2. Class Basket Ball 1, 2
'Unsurpassed in nerve and speed,
He follows Where the ladies lead
Basket Ball 3
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Springtime 1.. Glee Club 1, 2
Teacher Training Club 4
Audubon Society 3
Football 2, 3, 4
Basket Ball 3, 4
Oratorical -Contest 2
Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. Class Play 3
Track 2. Springtime 1
"He's loyal to Loyal."
Springtime 1. Glee Club 1, 2, 3 4
Swastika Camp Fire 1, 2, 3, 4
President 'Camp Fire 3, 4
Class President 2
Executive Council 2
Carnival 2. Polished Pebbles 4
Basket Ball 1, 2, 3, 4. Cap't 3
Manager Xmas Seal' Campaign
Annual 1, 3. Ass't Editor 4
State Health Demonstration 3
Wherever she finds herself in life
she'll be a great addition."
"Ay! Give me quietness!"
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Entered as a Senior from Gran
ton High School.
Annual Staff 4
Girl Scouts 4
"So sweet, so fair, and on the square'
VIVIAN P. DRAKE
Entered as a Junior from Gran-
ton High School.
Audubon Society 3
Glee Club 3
Teacher Training Club 4
"She is liked by all who know her."
Glee Club 1, 2
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training 'Club 4
"A geniail disposition wins its owner
ALTA E. EISENTRAUT "Eisie"
Glee Club 1, 2
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Pres. of Girl Scouts 2
Basket Ball 3, 4
Vice Pres. Audubon Society 3
Pres. Teacher Training Club 4
Annual Staff 2, 4
"She"s good scout and we all like her"
Gllee Club 1, 2
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training Club 4
"The best girl :is the one least talked
Class Play 3
K. K. K. 4
"The big boy. There is plenty of
work in him for none has yet come
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"He insists on us moving when we
are talking in the halls."
Glee Club 1, 2
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Vice Pres. Girl Scouts 4
Teacher Training Club 4
"It's nice to be natural when you
are naturally nice."
DONALD HERIAN "Don"
Basket Ball 1, 2, 3, 4
Capt. Basket Ball 4
Football 2, 3, 4
Hi-Y Minstrel 4
Hi-Y 4. Carnival 2
Student 'Council 4
Class Basket Ball 1, 2
"If looks counted he Woud be at the
head of the class."
LOUIS HERIAN "Louie"
K. K. K. 4
"Naw I hain't looked at it."
"Long, lean and likafblef'
MARY KETEL "Kete1"
Cllass Sec'y 2. Treas. 3
Annual Staff 3, 4
Cl-ass Play 3
Basket Ball 1, 2
Gcirl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Glee Club 2
Deiclamatory 2, 3
K. K. K. 4. Carnival 2
Sec'y of K. K. K. 4
"Corridors are made to walk in,
Not for little girls to talk in."
ERENA V. KURTH
Glee Club 1, 2, 8, 4
Vice Pres. Glee Club 4
Circulation Manager 4
Polished Pebbles 4
Class Basket Ball 4
"Erena -has a winning way, la pleas
ant smile, a kindly Word for agua
RUTH L. KUR WEIG' I'
Giee Club 1, 2 'X V V
Audubon Soci I3 3 I, '
"Always willing ldo luxe? bit."
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LETA M. LAWREN E'
Glee Club 1, 2 ' X
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training Club 4
Teacher Training Basket Ball 4
"A diligent student and a girl worth
Glee Club 1, 2
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training Club 4
"Her idle hours are spent in study."
FRANCIS NEFF "Sandy"
K. K. K. 4. Treasurer 4
"All great men are small, look at
Napoleon and Caesar."
GILBERT OLSON "Gila"
Basket Ball 4. Football 3, 4
Hri-Y 2, 3, 4
Mi-dgets 1, 2,
Circulation Manager 4
"Every inch la gentleman."
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SARA SAMPLE "Sally"
Entered as a Junior from Marsh-
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training Club 4
Girl Scouts 4
better natured girl is lhard to
BENNIE SCHROEIDER "Ben"
Football 2, 3, 4
Football Captain 4
'Say guys! Look at that long one
MERRITT SGHWEINLER "Doc"
Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. Vice Pres. 4
Class Play 3
Annual Staff 3
Ass't Business Manager 4
Class Basket Ball 4
K. K. K. 4
"Frequently with my brain I think
Stock Judging 4
"A studious boy of whom We may
GENEVIEVE SHARRATT "Jean"
Entered as a Sophomore from
Glee Club 1.
Teacher Training C1u'b 4
Audubon Society 3
Basket Ball 3, 4
"Besides Fay and me there are none."
BYRON SMITH "Red"
Entered as a Sophomore from
Class Basket Ball 4
Hi-Y 4. K. K. K. 4
"I have survivedf'
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Entered as a Junior from Gran-
Audubon Society 3
Glee Club 3
Teacher Training Club 4
"Alway on 'hand' when someone
Glee Club 1, 2
Audubon Society 3
Teacher Training Club 4
"Her ability is not as tiny as herself."
GENEVIEVE 'SWWAINN "Gene"
Glee Clufb 1, 2
Vice President 2
Basket Ball 1, 2, 3, 4
Audubon Society 3
V.-Pres. Teacher Training Club 4
"Always willing to do her bit
District Commercial Contest 3
Swastika Camp Fire 3, 4
"She was the quiet kind Whose
natures never vary."
Orchestra 1. Treasurer 2
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Annual Staff 2, 4
Class Play 3
K. K. K. 4
"A charming maiden, most 'delightful
to look upon."
DOUGLAS H. WANLTERS
Entered as a Junior from Wis-
Class Play 3
Boy Scouts 3
Bring on the dogs, let joy be uncon-
"On history dates I simply dote,
'A genial disposition wins its owner
"If silence were golden I'd be a
Entered as a Junior from Wis- 1
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Annual Staff 4. Clarence 3 s
Glee Club 3, 4 l
Pres. Glee Club 4 1
District Declamatory 3
State Commercial Contest 3 ,
Swastika Camp Fire 4
Polished Pebbles 4
Treafs. K. K. K. 4
W'hy all the midnight oil, is it for
ROSA A WEST
Glee Club 1
The most I can do for my freinds
is -simply to be a friendf
IRMA V. WOELFFER
Annual Staff 3, 4
Vice President 4 '
Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4
Cheer Leader 3, 4
Track 2. Glee Club 1
Basket Ball 4
Teacher Training Clulb 4
Audubon Society 3
"I am majoring in dancing."
Business Manager Annual 4
Footfbalil 4. Badgers 1, 2
Basket Ball 3, 4
Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. Pres. 4. Sec.
and Treas. 3
Class Vice Pres. 1, 3
Class Play 3
Student Council 3, 4
'Commercial Contest 2
Annual Staff 2, 3
Carnival 2. Track 1, 2
Class Basket Ball 1, 2
While dates with ? 'Z ? don't get my
Teacher Training Club Sec. 4
, Basket Ball 4
Teacher Training Clulb 4
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Teacher Training Cluvb 4
"We like her and we wish We knew
GRACE A. LASTOFKA
Teacher Training Club 4
Basket Ball 4
"A pal of few and a friend of many."
COMMENCEMEN T EXERCISES
Thursday Evening, June 3rd, 1926, Opera House.
Invocation ..................... ...... R ev. S. J. Lambright
Salutatory Address ---
Valedictory Address --
Address-"The Citizen of the Future"
Presentation of Monday Progress Pin
Presentation of 'Special Honor Pins ---
Presentation of Diplomas ........
Girls' Glee Club
------ Ruth Wahl
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-- .... Dr. D. O. Kinsman
-------Mrs. J. W. Hommel
-----Wm. C. Hansen
-------Wm. C. Hansen
----Rev. S. J. Lambright
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HISTORY OF CLASS OF '26
It is hard to tell how many members we had enrolled when we first started on
our notorious career. I guess none of the members of our society could ever tell
you, nor can anyone else, but at the time the Seniors of the Crlass of '23 put out their
Annuals we were said to have sixty memlbers. Between that time and' the time the
Annual of '24 was published the following students dropped out: Olga Botnen, Bab-
ette Brauer, Lester Langraf, Florence Pollnow, Clara Poziombka, Harold Riedel Emil
Reisner, Ruth Slocomfb, Mildred Stanley, Reginald Wagner and James West. Two
of -these, namely Ruth Slocomb and Babette Brauer returned to us. We also received
some new members when we entered as Sophomores, who were Carl Aegerter, Arthur
Linfglfeman, Byron Smith and Jean Sharratt. This made our total membership equal
During our enjoyable Junior year we lost Carl Aegerter, Edward Betz, Hazel
Bremer, Blair Bronstad, Perry Herian, Arthur Lindeman, Merton Lynch, Harry
Reese, Franklin Reindel, Ella Stucki, Emma Swanson and James Treska. But as
each loss receives its compensation, we were lhonored by Margel Andrews, Vivian
Drake, Sara Sample, Hulda Snyder, Ethel and Douglas Walters seeking admittance
to our class. H
In our. Senior year we lost and again received members. Margel Andrews,
Stephen Kopecky, James Vincent, Kenneth Wallace and Guy Lloyd left us. Those
that came to us during our Senior year were: Anabel Davis and Ruth Kurtzweg and
four Post Graduates from Greenwood, Granton and Neillsville-Geneva Davis, Grace
Lastofka, Innis Snyder and Marian Ure. Until we now 'have a total enrollment of
Those who are still enrolled have remained true to our motto, whidh is "He con-
quers who conquers himself". Our fiower is the Lily of the Valley, and our colors are
blue and silver. We are proud of our choice of motto, Hower and Icolors. We are
aslo proud of our class as a whole, and proud of the members individually who have
rendered their services and brought honors to N. H. S.
In our memories still cling the many good times which we as a whole class en-
joyed. Among the most noted festivities and gatherings which we enjoyed are: the
Sophomore and Junior Sleigh Rides, all the Weiner Roasts, our First Class Meeting,
the Junior-Senior Banquets, the Freshman Receptions, our Class Plays, the inter-
class ibasket ball games, and many other good times.
Our class is noted for its many romances. Even when the girls wore hair rib-
bons and the boys their knee pants, we had our cases. We have not all -stayed within
our class boundaries, but have gone in search of our divinities in the realms of the
upper or lower classmen. Of fcourse, there are a few, for instance---oh well, I'll
not mention any names, 'but if the 'coat doe-sn't fit don't put it on.
We can remember the teachers whom we had when we were Freshmen. Miss
Morse, our English teacher, was a real pal to us, Miss Hartnell we remember as a real
shark in Mathematics, and Mr. Swanson, who asked us for a joke every day.
Then too, we have had many good laughs. I can well remember when we were
studying "The 'Merchant of Venice" in English, when Miss Morse asked Ed. Betz
what the forfeit was that Shylock demanded, and how Ed. was "kicked" out of class
for answering, "A pound of hide", instead of a pounfd of flesh, also the time Vilas said
he hardly expected to take the room with him when Miss Mills asked him to "Please
leave the room". Oh, we had many a good laugh in our Junior and Senior years too,
but we all admit that our Freshmen and Sophomore days were the real days. They
are gone, but not forgotten.
In spite of all those triHing aifairs, such as getting those goose eggs, fiunking,
staying after school for whispering, we have icome through our 'four years of High
.School with few blemishes, some deep scars, and loads of vital experience.
It is time for our god-bye to the "Halls of Knowledge" and our lower classmates.
In leaving we shall say that "All that we have, and all that we are" we owe to our
teachers, and to Mr. Hansen's hand which has guided us all of our four years of
Neillsville High School Days. A. E. '26
:sake of the hitherto high morale, enthusiastic school spirit, leadership in athletics,
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We lhave come to the end of a four year journey-a journey which looked im-
mensely long to us when we started on it in September 1922, but which, as we look
back upon it now, seems to have passed with the rapidity and taunting celerity of
Oh, the ambitions we had, the majestic air castles We built, the gossamer designs
we wove of the tlhings we would do while in high school, especially as Seniors! But
have all our desires been realized and all our goals reached? Probably not: but
'whereas some of us have failed to accomplish what we desired so far, we will be de-
termined to achieve definite ends in the life which we will encounter outside of our
beloved school, for we are still dreaming and planning to do wonderul things in the
There have been studies-a myriad of them it seems. Oh, how tiresome an-d
exasperating they seemed' at times. Some of them we loved -and others-well others
we didn't love, but, to look back upon them as a whole, they appear to have -been more
like play than drudgery. And Why shouldn't they be? We had instructors whose
sole work it was to help us along the sometimes diilicul-t path to knowledge and a num-
ber of fellow students to work and 'compete witfh. There were many of us bound to-
gether, by the strongest ties-work and the constant striving for common aims.
Where will we again be members of a group with the sa-me hopes, same ambitions,
and the same aspiration-s as we had in high school? When will we again find that we
are workin g only for the cultivation of our minds, unhampered by .sordid financial
worries? And where will we find people as interested in us and as willing to help us
in our work as our teac'hers have been? Where will we find work as fascinatingly
.absorbing as the study of numerous important and broadening subjects taught in the
'clearest and most interesting manner that professional educations can devise? Where
will we find conditions, both physical and moral as care-fully worked out as in the
.school? When will we find so-cial gathering, athletic contests, plays and other forms
of recreation and enjoyment so closely connected with and intimately related to our
work as in our high school days? When in short, will we find so much pleasant in-
structive work, coupled with such enjoyable activities as We have 'participated in our
good old N. H. S.
Is it any wonder that we are loathe to say "Goodbye" and that we envy those
who will continue to attend this school next year? We only ask of them tlhat, for the
and untiring efforts of the facutly, they will, in the future, do their best toward mak-
ing this school one of the best institutions of its kind. Iff we can be sure they will do
this, then, although there will be a certain sadness at parting, we will be content, be-
cause we will know that the school's fhigh standards will fbe upheld by those who will
.follow, when we say "Farewell". S. S. '26.
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Miss Terwedo, Advisor
Walter Hemp President
Florence Bradford Vice-President
William Terman, Secretary
Gerelda Thompson, Treasurer
Class Motto-Not at the top, but climbing
Class Color-Green and White
Class Flower-Lily of the Valley
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unior Class Poem
Forty five Juniors this year t-here are,
And each one is an apparent star.
Forty-one have dropped from our list,
Now they are no more in 'our midst.
Alice Alden, the first in our mob,
Is now appearing with a boyish bob.
Her sister, Mable, next with a sigh,
With Merlin Steuerwald very near by.
Emily Arndt is very small,
But Esther Baird is not at all.
Julius Berlin from California came,
Leo Barton is not so tame.
To the Swastika belongs Clara Bartell.
Just ask Eleanor Kissling to yell.
Albertine Barton is a 'country resident.
Florence Bradford is our Vice President.
Alice Braun, in turn, is very meek.
Edna Bruss has found a different shiek.
But as a Junior, I must admit,,
Gretchen Ferguson is showing her wit.
Jimmy 'Gates looks after the girls.
Rosaline Hartung has the curls.
Othilia Hauser to the Pine Tree does belong.
And Walter Keller is NEVER wrong.
Walter Hemp is our great athlete.
Laura Lautenbach has always someone to meet.
Kenneth Keach has just finished his -lunchg
It takes him all noon to greet the bunch.
Vera Rollins and Harold King
Since this year have entered our ring.
Laager, 'Linster and Loberg are with us still
Each under the grind of the same old mill.
"I'm giving Helen McDonough a zero, you see".
"Oh, Mr. Irnislund! 'That will mean nothing to me".
Then there's Ruth Moen or rather "Carrots"
Medick and Nort-hup are talkative as parrots.
Gene and Violet O'Brien are improving each year.
Helen Po-ler usually brings up the rear.
Of studious, intelligent twins we have a pair-
Emma and Mida Quinlan. Such are very rare.
Emma Scherer is Imislund's pet?
Next Frieda Schroeder-s1he's of another set.
Geralda Thompson, a typewriter can touch,
Forty per for her is not very much.
Frank -Stelloh is never known to be late.
Bill Terman would never jump a freight.
Skipping school Agnes Wagner ne'er did.
Elliot Warlum is a "classy kid."
Last of all, except my name comes Arthur Zank,
Who makes it a daily practice a Ford to crank.
VVe, the Junior Class will no more be
For next year we are Seniors, you see.
E. B. '27
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Miss Nelson, Advisor
Casper Bruley, President
Pearl Chapman Secretary
Edna Gluck, Treasurer
Class Color-Powder Blue and Ivory
Class Motto-Ever Forward
Class Flower--Trailing' Arbutu-s
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One day the -Sophomores decided to visit distant lands. We started from the
town of Seif to Walk .o the station at Neillsville. The way was through the forest in
which we saw a lovely cool, looking Glenn, around which grew Ferns and Roses. At
the edge of the woods was a grove of tall slender Hazel trees and all round spread
the green Grass.
After 'passing the grove we reached the station where we boarded a train going
North-up to Sault St. Marie and Port Arthur, where we met those famous movie stars
Norman and Vera. We were delighted to meet them but we soon left this place for
At Boston we were delighted to make the acquaintance of several famous people.
First we were taken to a literary meeting where Frances E. Willard and Alice Free-
man Palmer were sicfheduled to speak. Next we met E. Everett Hale, th-e statesman,
Cooper, the famous author, and Hale, the noble martyr, all of whom will long be re-
membered as great Americans.
Of coursc, after meeting all these characters of History we were somewhat
ready to enjoy our-Selves, Therefore, that evening we all attended- the musical com-
edy "Irene" in which the actor starred.
The next morning we board-ed the good -ship,Minnie May, and resumed our jour-
ney to France.
In "gay Paree" we had the fortune to make ourselves known to Louis, the kingg
after a few days. stay he accompanied us on a trip to Florence.
At this Italian city we had many surprises. We arrived in the afternoon and
the first sight that met our eyes was a Pan-ett acting as Harold for Commander
Nelson, who was just entering the city. "Ray! Ray! for the general," he shouted.
That evening we saw the Italian tragedienne, Eleanor, in a stirring drama in which
a Pearl was the cause of the tragedy.
As it started to Raine the next day we left this place and made our way to Mt.
Ida and Troy to view the homes of the handsome Paris and Helen of Troy. Helen
Scheel dropped her il-Iantke into a river on the mount and this, we all said was an omen
that history was to repeat itself. "Shawl I do:n't believe it", said Helen and we can-
not yet tell the truth.
After leaving Troy we took a hurried trip to the Holy Land where we heard
many stories of Joseph and other Bible characters.
Now we turned our steps homeward and arrived in Washington just in time to
travel with Theodore Roosevelt. To shorten the time he told us stories about Wetzel,
the Indian hunter in Zane Grey's stories. Erma told of how she had once Kalsow-
mined for her mother and did so poorly that it helped her mother in a very Schmoll
That afternoon we visited the Chicago Tribune Building and saw Casper, a comic
personality whom I am sure everybody knows for he plays in Toots and Casper. Cas-
per and Toots are-well, you ought to know.
After this we turned our steps homeward and at last arrived at the good old
N. H. S. and the Terman-ation of our travels.
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Mr. Sharp, Advisor
Edward Frantz, President
Carol Matheson, Vice-President
Leona Barton, Secretar X
Ruth Hucksetad, Treasurer
Class Color-Blue and Silver
Class Motto--Work and Win
Class Flower--Lily of the Valley
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One May day some members of the Freshman Class took a trip in Anna's Kad-
lec. They were out for a little recreation while the going was good, for the follow-
ing week brought the fatal examinations. They started to Verona which, incedental-
ly, is a little town down by our state capital, where one of our number used to re-
side. They were going to go by Way of Merrillan Juncheon, 'but decided to take the
road through Owen instead, because the road going west was poor.
As they were riding along they saw a dog Wagn'er tail so hard that they
thought is was coming off. They had just gone a little way farther when the car
got stuck in he mud. Some one suggesed winding a Vine around each of the back
wheells, but as this did not work Harriet had to Wade through the mud and push.
She pushed so hard that she had a Schwel-len-bach all the rest of the day. When
she stepped into the car she said to Mary: "May Eileen on you?" Mary said she
could if she didn't lean too hard. Asxthey weren't out of the mud yet, Dempsey
got out and pushed the car clear of all the mud in the vicinity. A :little way farther
they met Ruth And-er-son. Then said Frances to Mildred, "She seems very Spry,
doesn't she?" Irene answered for Mildred by replying -that she did.
Along about supper-time they came to a group of trees. Milton pointed to one
a.nd said: "Is that an Elm-er a White Oak?" Vernie replied that it was neither
one, that it was a Maple. In this grove of trees there were two boys with Schlin-
5085, shooting at a Harry Woodpecker up in a tree. "You Braatz quit that", said
"Oh, We'av'er already", said one of them, "but you don't need to Lynch us for
it". In a pasture nearby there was a horse eating very fast. Rachel said, "That
Zille Hors-will eat all the Gress there is if somebody doesn't do something".
"I-one -that horse", said Harold, "so you needn't worry".
It started to rain then and Helen said, "I Wish I were in Frantz where there is'
always Sunshine, but seeing that we are not -let's Carol for a while". They all
agreed, but had to stop in a flittle while because the farmers threatened to have
them arrested for disturbing the peace.
When they finally reached Owen, the show was just starting, so some of them
went to the theare. Alice said to Louise, "Wil-ma let us go"
"Oh, I guess sog let's go anyway", said Louise. The comedy was about Mutt
and Jeff. It was so funny that Harriet reduced tweny pounds laughing. In the-
show there were many Letwon words used that they could not understand. While
these -members of the party were taking in the show, Clarence and Alex to-ok th e car
and came back right before the show ended. As Irving and Kenneth were left be-
hind ,they said, "Die-trich was a fine one". Evelyn, Lucilfle, Leona, and Florence-
didn't go to the show, but took a walk around town.
The next morning they decided not to go to Verona, but to return home, which
they did without mishap.
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Neillsville 0 Tomah 19
Nei1'1svi11e 10 Augusta 0
Neillsville 6 Black River Faalls 0
Neilllsville 0 Owen 13
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CAPTAIN SCHROEDER "Ben"
Ben led his team and played left end. The team is very unfortunate in
losing Ben from the squad. A man of his abirlity will be hard to replace.
Gib playing his first year at quarter made a great showing. ,His speed
made up for his size.
Herian held down the position of left half for the period of two years.
Although he was handicapped with a sprained shoulder, he came through
in good standing.
Hemp playing his first year on the squad proved to 'be one of the most
consistant ground gainers in the backfield. We expect great things of
"Adolph" next season.
Barton, another new man on the team, was good at bucking the line and
a great defensive player. Barton will also be back with us next year.
Bruley, one of the veterans of the team, was a great center and an accur-
ate passer. Bruley, graduating this year, will leave a position hard to be
"Majority" taking Vincent's place, due to injuries, filled the position with
great success. "Majority" has three years left in which to make a name
Zaeske, one of the mainstays of the line, with his great eye for following
the ball, picked up many fumbles one of which was turned into a touch-
down. Zaeske is also 'leaving us this year.
"Babe", one -of the best pass catchers on the -team, gained many yards
through his pass catching ,and made one of the few touchdowns of the
"Doc's" first year on the team proved to be ,very successful. He was
known for his ability to make holes for the backfield.
Hubbard played hard and steady in every game in which he participated.
Hubbard also leaves the team this year.
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FOOTBALL SEASON '26
With 'the opening of school this year, the usual call for football players was sen:
out. Everyone in school seemed to be interested and there were a great number of
possible candidates for the squad. Coach Olson started right in with real footbal.
training. With five of last year's men on the field the prospects of a good season
were at hand.
Coach Olson was deltermined to have a good team, and he arranged things so that
the practice would start at 3 o'clock. Everyone was out early and for the first cou-
ple of.weeks the pracftice lasted until late. After things got started, prac-
tice was shortened a little.
After things were rounded into shape a little the team went by car to Tomah for
the opening game of the season. Some of the cars had a hard time getting through
some of the roads, but everyone goft to Tomah in time for the afternoon's perform-
ance. The day was one of the hottest that anyone could imagine for playing a
hard football game. The game started out with a bang, and due to ignorance on the
part of some of 'the players, Tomah got their first touch down. The game ended with
Neillsville on the short end of the score, the score 'being 19-0.
The second game of the season was with Augusta at Neillsville. This game was
very close all the way through. Augusta carried the ball to Neillsvllle's one yard
line several times, but here Neillsville's stone wall defense held them for four downs,
Augusta's back field was very good at line plunging, but was stopped repeatedly by
the Crimson line. The game ended with a score of 10-0 in favor of the Crimson and
In the third game Neillsville met Black River Falls on the home field. The game
was played on a mud covered field which made a fast game impossible Against all
rules of football Neillsville staged a brilliant pass attack, which in the third period of
play resulted in a touch dovsm In the last quarter Black River Falls carried the ball
to the four yard line, but here again Neillsville's stone wall defense held the Orange
:and Black for four downs, and then punted the oval out of the danger territory. The
.score at the end of the game was 6-0 in our favor.
The fourth and last game of the season was with Owen at Owen. The Crimson
and White squad left Neillsville for Owen in cars and arrived at Owen about a half
hour before time for the game. The game took place on a field of ice. The field
did not bother the 'Owen squad in the least. Neillsville had a lot of backing from
ihome, and that helped a great deal, but not enough. The'lOwen team started out
'with a touch down and 'then a drop kick. Then later on in the game Owen made
their next and last touch down of the game. Neillsville did not get a point through-
out the game thus giving Owen a decisive victory with a score of 13-0. '
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BASKET BALL SCORES
21 Merrillan 3
13 Marshfield 9
5 Greenwood 6
27 Merrillan 5
22 Owen 9
22 Greenwood 13
9 Granton 4
17 Marshfield 16
20 Granton 3
34 Pittsville 6
11 Owen 10
201 Opponents 86
e of Games Won .981W
CRIMSON HND 'VVIAIITE
Q CAPT. DONALD HERIA-N 'Center
Donnie in his fourth year of basket
ball proved to be one of the best men
ever turned out in N. H. :S. He was
shifted from forward position to
center but this did not hinder his
playing. We lose Donnie this year
as he is graduating.
GIL-BERT OLSON Guard
This is 4Gib's first year of high school
competition, but he proved to be one
of the most dependable and consist-
ent players of the team. We will
also lose Gib through the graduation
MARION BRADBURY Forward
Babe was one of the few veterans on
the team. He was one of the main-
stays, and was a great help in stea-
dying the team. In losing him it
leaves open a forward position
which will be hard to fill.
CAPT. ELECT WALTER HEMP
Adolph. playing his first year on the
high school team proved to be a
great player. He started the season
"t forward, but due to the injury of
Zaeske was shifted into guard. Big
things are expected of Adolph next
HARRY DONIHUE Forward
Playing his first year of high ,school
'basket ball, Donihue proved to be a
valuable player. Due to injuries to
the squad he was passedin as a regu-
lar and more than held his own. Be-
fnfr very short and light, as our en-
tire team was this year, Garby was
handicapped but his grit offset this
and he always showed himself super-
ior to his larger opponents. Being
placed on the team late in the season
his picture was not taken.
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ALFRVEND ZAESKE Guard
Zaeske, another one of the veterans
of the team, was a great defensive
guard and also broke into the scor-
ing column quite frequently. He
was lost at the middle of the season
due to an injury. This left a great
gap to be filled. Alfred also leaves
the team this year due to graduation.
RAYMOND SXHAW Forward
This is Ray's first year on the
squad. He played in most of the
games this year and showed a great
amount of fight in those which he
participated in. Ray has two more
years in which to show his stuff.
VILA,S B-RULEY Guard
"Viley" was one of the few left from
last year's squad. He played in
quite ia number of the games during
the season and alwlays gave every-
thing that was in him. Villie's loss
will be greatly felt next year.
Coach Olson during the second year
at Neillsville turned out an excellent
team considering all of the hardships
and losses. It was through his ef-
forts that the Neillsville High School
made the showing that it did. We
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N. H.S. vs. Merrillan at Neillsville
The first game of the season was on the local floor played with Merrillan. It
took some time for the boys to get into their stride, but after the beginning of the
second half we scored whenever it was deemed necessary. The fourth quarter :Coach
Olson put in his second team and they held Merrillan scoreless. The game ended 21-
3 in our favor.
N H. S. vs. Marshfield at Marshfield
No doubt the hardest fought game of the season was played at Marshfield. First.
one team led and then the other when in the last minute a basket by Capt. Herian
and another by Hemp gave N. H. S. their second victory of fthe season. 'Those who
witnessed this game say it was one of the fastest and best of the season. When the
final whistle blew, we were on the long end of a 13-9 score.
N. H. S. vs. Greenwood at Greenwood.
For our next game we journeyed to Greenwood to meet the highly touted Green-
wood teani. Led by Capt. Herian the Crimson and White played one of the hardest
games of the season, and owing to the small floor our team was greatly handicapped.
Itcould easily be seen that our boys out-played Greenwood, 'but for some reason oc,
other we failed to find the loop. It was Neillsville's first and only defeat of the sea-
son. The score was 5-6.
N. H. S. vs. .Merrillan at Merrillan.
Returning a week early after Christmas vacation, Coach Olson sent his squad,
through two weeks of hard practice to prepare for the Merrillan game in that city.
Again Merrillan was forced to take off their hat to a better team. The boys fought
hard and found little difficulty in scoring whenever they thought it necessary. At
the end of the game our boys lead 27-5.
N. H. S. vs. Owen at Neillsville.
When Owen came to Neillsville the school was out to avenge themselves for the
defeat which was handed them by Owen in football. With that in our minds wg
went to the game determined to win for our Coach and school. After the first few
minutes of play we took the lead and from then on our opponents never threatened
to take the lead. The score a the end of the third quarter was 22-4 in our favor.
The fourth quarter Coach Olson sent in his second team, and did real well. The fin-
al score was 22-9 in our favor.
N. H. S. vs. Greenwood at Neillsville . i
Greenwood High came to Neillsville with a clean slate, and N. H. S. had been de-
feated but once. We were determined to send Greenwood back defeated and it was.
accomplished.. Grenwood team never threatened to take the lead and we came
through with a victory. Greenwood went home with their clean slate a little bit dir-
ty for we won an easy victory with a score of 22-13.
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N. H. S. vs. Granton at Granton
The 'boys left by car for Granton to meet the Granton quintet. As the roads
were open he long wait to make train connection was eliminated. Granton put up a
real battle. Granton had a light team but their speed made the ,Neillsville squad
move to keep them covered. After the game the score iboard showed Neillsville on
top with a score of 9-4.
N. H. S. vs. Marshfield at Neillsville.
Marshfield came over to get revenge The fastest game up to this time was at
Marshfield. Marshfield had a team that outweighed the Crimson squad .by several
pounds and the Neillsville players found this fact out in a hurry. Ask Gib for partic-
ulars. The game was close all the way through and Neillsville was up against a real
tough proposition. Neither team had the game won until the final whistle blew. The
last minute of play or two won the game, when one of the Crimson players sunk
in the one that counted. This ended the close game with a score of 17-16.
N. H. S. vs. Granton at Neillsville. ' "
Granton came to Neillsville with the usual determination to bring .the Crimson's
line of victories down a notch. The home team had control of the ball at any time
and most of the time. Neillsville defense held the Granton cagers scoreless much to
the surprise of the Granton followers. Granton knew after the game that some one
had to lose. Granton has all but one man back next year, so they ought to be able to
make the Crimson squad move to keep.up the standing of the fNeillsville squad. We
leave Capt. Elect Hemp and his team mates to do up the job in a good manner.
Granton made their three points all on free throws and so the Crimson sharp shooters
handed them a defeat with a score of 20-3. , .
N. ,H. S. vs. Pittsville at Neillsville. I 1 ' .
Last year Pittsville came to Neillsville forptheir first time and put up a good bat-
tle. This year Pittsville came up strong with a lot of spirit and boosters. They start-
ed o'ut with a basket right off the tip-off and started things off with a bang, but they
couldn't keep up the pace they had started. Pittsville kept things moving throughi
out the game and made the home quint move. Next year Pittsville hopes to come to
'Neillsville and take home the bacon. We will have to leave that to Coach Olson and
the team that he will have developed at that time. We hope that Neillsville will en--
large on this year's score of 34-6.
N. H. S. vs. Owen at 'Owen
The last game of the season was to be played at Owen. The Neillsville quintet
was quite badly broken up, Zaeske having left the squad on ac'count of an injury re-
ceived early in the season. and Don had the mumps. The remainder of the team
went to Owen and played with all the fight and determination that was possible. The
Neillsville cagers came out on the big end of the deal 11-10 This game ended the
season with 10 victories and 1 defeat, with just the tournament in view.
CIF?.llVl5CJlXl F-XND VVIAIIIE
GIRLS ' BASKET BALL
Although we did not have a girls' High :School team we had class teams whicn
were just as much fun. From each class six players and one sub were
teams consisted of:
Carol Matheson, Captain
Helen Smith, Sub.
Esther Braatz, Captain
Quinlan Twins, Subs.
Uorma Kurth, Captain
Evelyn Wetzel, Sub.
Geneva Davis,i Captair
Grace Lastofka, Sub.
After some time the tournament was being talked of and everyone was wonder-
ing which class had the best team.
The first game of the tournament was between the Freshmen and Sophomore
teams. The game was not very exciting, but that was due to the Freshmen girls be-
ing a little frightened. The game ended the first half with a score of 18-2 in favor
of the Sophomores.
The second game was between the Juniors and .Seniors. This gave proved to be
a rather lively one, for there were many disputes before the end of the game. The
Seniors won by a score of 16-14.
The third game was played for championship. It was a hard fought game but
the .Sophomores came out smiling with a score of 11-3 in their favor, thus winning the
Although the tournament was over, .basket ball was not so easily forgotten and
several games are played in the -Physical Training 'Classes almost every week.
The first Tennis Tournament in the history of our school was held in May. Con-
testants entered' from every class, both boys and girls. Singles were first played to
-determine the Tilden and Wills of e-ach class. The champion from each class picked
-a partner and doubles were 'played for the school championship.
We hope the Tennis Tournaments will continue each year -and eventually there
Qmay be interscholastic tournaments.
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HIGH SCHOOL BAND
Directed by Mr R. A. O'Neill
Clarinet 'Section-Herbert Keller, William Gallagher, Elmer Zaeske, Robert Neff,
Joseph Welsh, Kenneth Keach, Welton Brooks, Kenneth Wagner.
Saxaphone Section-Chester Wagner.
Cornet Section-Wilbur Hannah, Douglas Walters, Elwin Martins, Edward Rippling-
er, Raymond Reichert, Julius Berlin, Dale Schweinler, Vernon Hagen, Clarence
White, Clifford Nelson, Mead Neverman.
Alto Section-Herbert Kurth, Francis Welsh, Leonard Scheel.
Baritone Section-Ernest Begley, Frederick Andersen, Walter Hemp, Clarence
Drums Section-Francis White, Wilbur Kalsow.
Bass Horn Section-Harold King
Trombone Section-Dale Herian, Irving Gerhardt, Owen Higgins.
The High School Band started last fall with about fifteen members. We had
regular rehearsals every Wednesday and 'Thursday evening at 7:00. However, as
time went on, we began to lag on our attendance so Mr. O'.Neill decided! it would be
'better if we would have our rehearsals right after school. This plan seemed to work
better, because we have continued with it ever since. -
At present there are thirty-three members, but by next fall we ought to have
a least ten more. By the way, why don't some of the girls become ambitious and in-
dulge in music. We made our first public appearance Feb. 12 in the main room, the
occasion being Lincoln's Birthday. Since then we have made many more appearanc-
es, but our space is limited so we cannot tell you about it here.
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3 - 2' - ' GIRL'S GLEE CLUB V
Blanche Gates, Director
Ethel Walters, President ,Tessie Brooks, Treasurer
Erena Kurth, Vice President Norma Kurth, Secretary
Gertrude Seif Marie Short
Ferne Rowe Wilma Lambright
Alma :Schlinsog Anita Vine
Ruth ,Schlinsog Alice Braun
Harriet Neff Helen McDonough
Alma Wagner Ethel Walters
lone Davis Norma Kurth
Dorothy Spry Florence Bradford
Edna Bruss A
The Glee Club rehearses every Tuesday evening. They have been asked to sing'
for several occasions. This year the operetta "Polished Pebbles" was presented un--
der the direction of Miss Gates. It was given the last week of March with great sue-
A Cl:LJ,llX'l5CDlXl FXND VVIAIITS
STOCK JUDGING TEAM
The Stock Judging team of 1926 was composed of Leo Barton, Arthur Zank,
and Kenneth Keach. The team met at Madison on November 22 at the Stock Pavil-
ion where they competed against seventy other teams of the state.
Thursday morning they went to the Stock Pavilion where there had been a Little
International Stock Show. This was given by the lboys and girls throughout the
state, and this is largely the stock that they judged except dairy cattle and horses
which were furnished by the Universiy of Wisconsin. The classes as a whole were
rather hard to judgeg therefore, we did not stand in very well against the other sev-
enty teams. Nevertheless, Arthur did do pretty well in sheep judging. It seems as
though N. H. S. always has some very good sheep judges. After the judging there
was a banquet served in the Park Hotel for the boys, and there is where everyone
did very welll. K. L. K. '27.
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KLEVER KOMMERCIAL KLUB
Miss Taborsky, Director Mary Ketel, Secretary
Agnes Anderson, .President Francis Neff, Treasurer
Douglas Walters, Vice-President Sarg't at Arms, Ruth Wahl
Ehtel Walters Agnes Anderson
Merritt Schweinler Douglas Walters
Louis Herian Mary Ketel
Byron Smith Francis Neff
Charles Foote Ruth Wahl
The clulb was reorganized this year by the Senior Commercial students with
Miss Payne as director. :Miss Payne left and Miss Taborsky took her place. The
club is for the purpose of stimulating greater interest in typewriting and shorthand.
The Juniors of the commercial deparment were made honorary members, and were
guests at the Christmas party given by the club.
Meetings were held every other week. At each of the meetings a short program
was held and discussions of commercial work followed. At one meeting Mr. You-
mans gave the c-lub a talk.
The Seniors hope the Juniors will continue the club next year and further its
SUCCESS. ' ' ' . g
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PINE TREE CAMP FIRE 5
Miss E. E. Nelson, Guardian
Rosyln Warlum, President Frances Quinnell, Secretary
Anna Laager, Vice-President Alice Braun, Treasurer
- Ethel Loberg
The Pine Tree Camp Fire
Girls have been organized several years. One of
their chief aims is to endeavor to live up to their law, which is: seek beauty, give
service, pursue knowledge, be trustworthy, hold on to health, glorify work, and be
One of the rules of the Camp Fire 'Girls is to earn part of the money needed to
'carry on their activities. They have done this through giving benefit shows and
-candy sales. The money derived from these sales will go toward the summers camp-
ing trip, which is annually taken by the girls, and toward part payment for the girls'
The girls meet once a week, at whcih time they have a general business program,
.after which a social time is had. One of the chief social features this year was a big
-Christmas party, after which the girls all went home happy with their exchanged gifts.
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SWASTIKA CAMP FIRE
Miss Leverich, Guardian Marie Woelffer, Secretary
Jessie Brooks, President Pearl Chapman, Treasurer
Agnes Andersen Edna Gluch
Jessie Brooks Ethel Walters
Clara Bartell Hilda Wasrner
Pearl Chapman Marie Walk
The ,Swastika Camp Fire was reorganized this year- under the guardianship of Miss
Leverich Throughout the winter months we have taken up the study of art, mythol-
ogy, and etiquette. We have all tried to carry out our 'Seven Laws in everydayschool
life by being of help wherever we could. We claim the honor of being the sole edi-
tors and publishers of the well-known "Flashlight". During the Christmas Season we
sang carols to shut-ins. Sunday afternoons you could see us hiking over some coun-
try road: for that is the way we choose to "Hold on to Health". Our favorite song is:
Wohelo for aye, '
Wohelo for aye,
r Wohelo, Wohelo, Wohelo for aye.
Wohelo for work
Wohelo for health,
Wohelo, Wohelo, -Wohelo for- love.
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CZ?.llVl5CDlXl HAND VVI'-IIIE
Mr. C. A. Imislund, Leader
Alfred Zaeske, President Merritt Schweinler, Vice-President
Marion Bradbury, Secretary and Treasurer
Gib Olson Ray Shaw
Vilas Bruley Byron Smith
Don Herian Walter Hemp
The I-Ii-Y club was reorganized again this year and is carrying out its "Four
Square Program" in the High 'School as it has been doing for the last several years.
Before school opened we started out right by sending :Marion Bradbury and Mer-
'ritt Schweinler to Camp Manitowish. Then soon after School started we had. the op-
portunity to -give the Stu-dents the Big Minstre-l Show which everyone will remember.
We also put on a Prayer Week Program. During Thanksgiving Vacation we sent
Merritt Schweinler and Walter Keller to the State Older Boys' lConfeence at Fond du
Lac At the present time we are having weekly meetings at the 'High School and hav-
ing discussions, the result of which go to the Helsingfors Conference at Helsingfors,
We hope to put on our Annual Fathers and Sons Banquet as well as to send del-
-egates to Camp Manitowish and to the spring Conference to 'represent the Neillsville
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Hl-Y MINSTREL SHOW TO BE SOON
fContinued from page ll
of November 25, the night before
Thanksgiving, when the Hi-Y club puts
on its incomparable minstrel show
This is not to be confused with the or
dinary variety of minstrel shows, as this
is to be something very different.
C'Tl1at listens nice for advertising pur-
poses, you knowj. But there are to
be things not found in all minstrels,
such as genuine Hawaiian music, light-
ning cartoon drawing, along 'with all the
coon songs and coon jokes, and coon
jigs. Don't forget the jigs-the Hi-Y
is importing a special jigster for the
occasion. Watch for the ads in the
meantimeg and plan to save that eve-
ning for the Hi-Y Minstrel Show.
Guy Lloyd has quit school.
The Northup boys had car trouble
Kenneth Smith got a passing grade
in one of his subjects one day last week.
Miss Hill and 'Miss Terwedo are in-
.stalllng a radio. You'd better get your
English and Latin from now on.
Today is Friday, the 15th. We knew
The Fire Alarm the other day proved
to be the regular disappointment. Fire
was confined to the furnace, as usual.
The Iheroes were Charles Shoe and De-
merit Schweinler. They rang the bells.
SIPEOIAL REPORT FROM HOL-
LA-ND S-AYS.-At eleven o'clock on
Armistice day, the residence of ex-
kaiser Bilhelm stood in complete silence
broken only by the snores coming from
the Royal snout. His Highness wasn't
Hi-Y Club of N. H. S.
MR HANSEN GIVES TALK ON WAR
Thursday morning Mr. Hansen gave
the school a short talk during the op-
ening exercises on the subject of war.
He mentioned the attitudes of such
men as Private Peat and Raymond Rob-
ins, who have spent years in studying
the problem of war.
HI-Y PUTS ON PRAYER PROGRAM
This week, from November 8 to, 1'4, is
known as "Prayer Week", so Friday
morning the Hi-Y put on a Program
giving the purpose and value of prayer.
Singing was done lby the student body.
The speakers were Marion Bradbury,
Alfred Zaezske and Merrit Schweinler,
who are officers of the Hi-Y.
The bunch with the
still enjoying the Owen
continue to do so for
come. The final score
along toward. Christmas some
"school spirit" is
some time to
will be made
There doesn't seem to be much cheer-
ing from the side lines just now, either.
There is no refereeing in this half of
the gameg but Mr. Hansen is acting
as Official Timekeeper. -
Wilma Lamibright sharpened her pen-
cil every day this week.
Sandy Neff had attended the M. E-
church frequently of late.
Mable Alden makes most of her pur-
chases at1 Sniteman's.
Merlin .Steuerwald gets his hair cut:
at Alden's Bobber Shop.
Bradbury's favorite jewel is Pearl.
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FLASHL GH T
Published Bi-Monthly by Swastika Camp tire
School spirit is an element which
should be in every school. This not
only applies to athletics but to every-
thing that the school should -attempt.
"Gee, you never can do anything around
this old school" is often heard. What
is that. If certain individuals aren't
always picked to do something with a
little honor, it's because they have nev-
er shown the rest of the student body
and the faculty that hey have any spe-
cial talent. Don't knock. At basket-
ball games, for instance, or declama-
tory and oratorical contests don't say
"'What're they trying to do anyway?
Drag 'em out". That's not doing any
GOOD or boosting the school. You
couldn't do as well yourself, or else
you'd be right in the front ranks. "Our
school is the best school. Everything
it attempts, it is fully able to accomp-
lish". That's the old spirit".
Extracts from fwture
VILALS BRULEY, Age 62. Preach-
a-As a, Hi-Y he started 'his Christi:-iii
career and had a Loyal congregation.
ANITA VINE. Age not disclosed.
Second Nita Naldi. Her first victim
was the now well known Professor of
Entomology, Casper Bruley, A. B., P.
E., B. S., X. Y.
ARDEL COOPER He should be six--
ty in age, but owing to 'his diligent
practice in his favorite sport of football
of which he is now coaching at Annapo-
lis, he is only three years old.
. MERLIN STEUERWALD. Greatest
tronomer of this year. He got his
start while a youth, strolling t'he streets
and fbyways of his home village and
gazing at the heavens. Much credit
forbhis success is given to his beloved
in G Whiz
Many years ago, a boy child was
born. In a few years this child had
blossomed into young manhood. Time
flies. Now the young 'man is aged, old
Quite a number of years ago ,a girl
was born. In an unbelievable number
of years this girl was a beautiful young
woman. After a space of time this
once young and gay woman is an old,
old, woman, wrinkled and bent.
Everett S.--The open car ain't what
it used to be. f.Speech errorl.
Doug. W.-Won booby prize as typ-
ist at the ,State Commercial contest.
James Gates-Bookkeeping is the
spice of life. Ahem! I wonder why?
In the spring a young man's fancy
gently turns to thoughts of LOVE.
Where's Helen and Zaeske?
Kenneth .Smith is planning to take
up kindergarten work in his later life,
so that he can be closer to sand table.
It is inconvenient for him to play with
the sand in the taible which is in the
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS
Notice hereby given that all per-
sons try'ng to imitate this paper, which
is published bi-'monthly by the Swastika
Campfire will be subjected to 20 years
imprironment and a fine of not less
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"NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH"
A comedy in three acts given by the Junior Class at the Armory, February 25, 1926
Robert Bennett fPartner of E. M. Ralstonl ..... Julius Berlin'
E. M. Ralston CBusiness Many ............... Harold King
Dick Donnelly fPartner of E. M. RalstonJ---William Terman
Clarence Van Dusen ...................... Walter Keller
Bishop Doran ............,............. Clifford Nelson
Gwendolyn Ralston fFiance of RobertJ--Geralda Thompson
Mrs. E. M. Ralston ....................... Esther Braatz
Ethel Clark fDaughter of wealthy familyl ..... Mable Alden
Mable Jackson fFlapperJ ,...... 4 ........... Annaf,Laag'er
Sable Jackson fFlapiperJ ................. Albertin Barton
Martha 0MaidJ ........................... Ethel Loberg
Directed by 'Miss Terwedo
Act. 1. Interior of a broker's office in one of the principal uptown hotels. Ro-
bert makes a ten thousand dollar fGwen's money that he was supposed to invest for
herb bet with his business partners that he can tell the absolute truth for twenty-
Act 2. Parlor in summer home of E. M. Ralston, Long Island. At four o'cloclc
the following day the twenty-four hours are over. During this time he gets into
much trouble with his partners, his friends, and his fiancee, because he hurts their
feelings by the truth.
Act 3. Same as Act 2. Robert's business partner's are trying to corner and
get him to lie. Complications arise when Gwen asks him what he did with her ten
thousand dollars. The clock at that moment strikes four. The bet is won. Robert's
moral is never to tell the truth again. E. M. B. '2'7.
On Washington's Birthday a short program was given in the High School As-
lsembly Room by members of the Freshman and Sophomore classes.
I First, Philip Sonheim gave a short talk on Washington, which was followed by a.
short play entitled, "Truth fora Day", which was well given and interesting. Es-
says on Washington were read by Clifford Nelson, Marie lShort, Fern Olson, Eileen
Steurwald and Dorothy Lynch. Carol Matheson and 'Pearl Chapman sang a song-
gand the program ended with three selections rendered by the High 'School Band.
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IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE
Given by the Senior Class, May 21, 1926.
Mary Grayson ....... .......... .... E t hel Walters
Johnson .............. --- -- Tony Cardarelli
Comtesse de Beaurien --- -- ----- .... Anabeiq Davis
Ro-dney Martin ........ .... ..... J u lius Berlin
Cyrus Martin ..,.... V ..,. .... D ouglas Walters
Ambrose' Peal .... ...... - -- Alfred Zaieske
Marie ...... - ....... - .... -- Sara Sample
William Smith s...... ...... ...... H a rley Seif
Donald M1cChesney --- .. .... -- David Gallagher
Miss! Burke --' ...... --- Jessie Brooks
Ellery Clark .... ..... ...... L o uis Herian
George Bronson ........................... Lyndon Hubbard
The play concerns the idling son of a millionaire soap king whose one ambition
hlas become, to get his son .to work. He hires 'a stenograp'her to supply 'the incentive.
The son falls in llove with her and decides to work, so as to prove to the girl that he
can do something. V
He finds a recipe for cheap soap in a family cook fbook, and decides ,to compete
with his father in 'the soap business. With the aid of an old college friend, he ad-
vertises his soap 'extensively--and at lasrt, after ithree acts of funny situaiions and
sprightly' dialogue-the father is forced to consolidate the son's business with his own.
CLASS DAY EXERCISES
Wednesday, June 2, 8:00 p. m. High School Assembly
-Selection ...,..,.,,,..,,.,,................ H. S. Bran-d
Piano Solo .......,.....,.. ............. A nabelDavis
Class Poem -- --- ...... Jesssie Brooks
'Class History --- ,.... --- Genevieve Swann
Cornelt Solo ..... - .... - ..... Walter Hemp
Classs Prophecy -- .... ---' IrmaWo'e-lifer
Class Will .......,... ---- ...... Mary Ketel
Selection ............. ...... H . S. Band
9 Address lto Juniors --- .... -- -- -- Alfta Eisentraut '
10 Reply to Seniors ................... --- Walter- Keller
Senior Song ............... A , .....,............... Class-
-Presefntatrion of Eighth grade Diplomas ...... Wm. C. Hansen
Presenftation of Em-blems ............. .......
Selection ......................... .... H . S. Band
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HUGH SCYHOYOZL G1LEE CLUB APRIL 7
Uncle Bob. ---V ................. ---William Terman
Mrsg O'Brien, sister of Uncle Bob .--- -.-..- M arie Short
Rosalie, their niece ------------- .--- E thel Walters
Winifred lMrs. 'O'Brien's --.. .... Gertrude :Scif
' Millicent J daughters ---- --.- Q Alice 'Braun
Mrs. Gabble, town gossip --- ---Othilia Hauser.
Mr. Gabble ------------- ---- K enneth Keach
Martha, country girl ---- .... Carol .Matheson
' Nick, country boy .------------------ -.-... W alter Keller
'Chorus of Sunbonnet girls and Overall boys
Alma Schlinsog Anita Vine
Alma Wagner Fern Rowe
w Hoeing' boys
Ruth Schlinsog Norma Kurth
Helen McDonough Jessie Brooks
R sewing Girls
Erena Kurth Edna Bruss
Wilma Lambright Carol Matheson
Dorothy Spry Ruth Wahl
lone Davis Florence Bradford
Both Acts take place in the yard of Mrs. O'Brien's home.
Mrs. O'Brien, living on a small farm, has been given 55,000 by her brother, Rob-
ert, for the education of her two daughters and her niece living with her. She takes
the money, and her two daughters to the city, leaving the niece. The money is spent
foolishly and a letter written to Robert for more. Uncle Bob, however, doesn't like
the quick action with his money and tells them to meet him at the farm. He arrives
ahead of them, assumes the role of an old negro and is a witness to their shameful,
unkind treatment of Rosalie, his niece.
Uncle Bobvtakes Rosalie to Europe with him, and refuses the O'Brien's, more
Directed by Miss 'Gates
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EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING AND READING CONTESTS
Two new features of forensics were tried out this year which were 'the Extem-
poraneous Speaking and Extemporaneous Reading Contests.
Merritt S-chweinler was the only person who attempted the Speaking Contest.
One hour 'before the contest he was given -a swbject which was chosen from some
Literary Digest issued during the last three months. His article happened to be on
China. As he had no opposition he wias given fthe first place. Merritt showed much
ability in his manner of delivery and repre-sentd 'our school at Augusta in this phase
of forensics. , V
In the Reading, -as in the Speaking Contest, the contestent was obliged
to take some story or novel given her by the director of the contest just one hour
fbefore the contest and read it 'as best she could. '
Albertine Barton, Ethel Walters and Marie lShort tried .their luck. The judges
decision flavored Marie Short -and Ethel Walters second, which made them eligible to
'aattend the District Conest held at Augusta April 23. These new contests proved to
be very successful.
Owing to 'the small number that participated in iDecl'ama.tory work this year
no primary contest was needed. Those who entered were Alice Alden, Jessie
Brooks, Aniabel Davis and Mable Alden.
Anabel Davis who spoke, "The Alien" receiv-ed lst place 'and Alice Alden giving
"Over the Banister" 2nd place in the Local Contest, Thursday, April 15-th. Aniabel
and Alice spoke .at Augusta April 23rd.
The contestants owe much of their success to Misses Gates, Hill and Nelson.
, ORATORY ,
Thursday, April 15th, the Local Oratorical Contest was held at the High School.
'Alfred Z-aeske, Clifford Nelson and Douglas Walters took part.
The judges decision was Alfred Zaeske who delivered, "Spartacus to 'the Glad-
iators" first and Clifford Nelson who gave, "Lafayette, 'We Have Come!" second.
'These 'two boys represented the N. H. S. at Augusta Aipril 23rd.
Credit for the coaching and drilling of thse lboys is due Mr. Hansen and Mr.
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DISTRICT COMMERCIAL CONTEST
The District Commercial Contest of 1926 was held in 'Marshfield on April 12, in
which Neilsville entered with nine other towns, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens
Point, Waupaca, etc., which make up the district. 'Neillsville entered two contest-
ants in each of the following contests: Bookkeeping, :Senior Shorthand, Junior and
Senior Typwriting and Penmanship. Places were .taken 'by the contestants in Pen-
manship, fourth place by Erena Kurthg in 1Senior Typing, second place by Agnes An-
dersong Shorthand, fifth 'place by Ruth Wahl and in Bookkeeping, fourth place by
Fern Olson. Neillsville High School rankd fourth in the district.
THE FRESHMAN SLEIGH RIDE PARTY
It all started as usual, the sleigh was half an hour late and the 'last of the bunch
came straggling in about half an hour after that.
At about 8 o"clock the team left for iSuchow's and- on the way out there was hil-
arious excitement. Donald, Alex and Wade came in a small sleigh after the rest of
us were there.
Mr. Sharp and Gertrude Gress fell off the sleigh and suffered quite serious injuries.
I think 'th-at Mr. Sharp was asked to get off or else honorably -discharged because we
noticed that he stayed oii' after his fall.
At last we arrived at Suchows and made ourselves at home at once by pounding
the piano and playing games. After the -games had been :played and the lunch, which
was a real dinner, was served we decided it was time to go home and so we went. We
all deci-ded that our sleigh ride party was a great success.
CHRISTMAS SEAL SALE
The annual sale of Anti-"1'u'berculosis Christmas Seals began about two weeks be-
fore Christmas this year with Mr. Hansen as manager and Jessie Brooks as student
manager of the Campaign. 'The proceeds, which go towrd the maintenance of health
centers, have increased rapidly throughout the past few years. The record for the
sale in Neillsville shows that the sale has increased from 397.27 in 1923 to 3133.65 in
1924, to 3167.43 in 1925 and to 3244.68 in 1926. The four classes in high school
competed for the title of winner in the sale. This coveted honor was bestowed upon
the Seniors who outdistanced their lower classmates by a great deal.
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LINCOLN PROGRAM '
Lincoln's birthday anniversary, February 12, was :commemmorated by a program
held.1n.the high school main room. The program began with the singing of a few
patriotic songs by the school. A talk on .Lincoln was given by Mr. Hansen, who
showed some ofthe less prominent qualities of Lincoln as revealed in a few of his
letters. A few of the winning essays on Lincoln, written by members of the English
classes, were read. The school band made its initial appearance at this program.
Singing by the school between some of the members lent variety. 4 ,
The afternoon was -given as a holiday in celebration of the day. '
Among the essays read was one written by Julius Berlin who was awarded a
medal by the-Illinois Watch Company whichis given annually to the high school stu-
dent writing the best essay on Lincoln. The essay is give below. i - A i
LINCOLN WAS NOT A TYPICAL AMERICAN I
The typical American parallels Lincoln in a very few ways, if any, in either his
fine qualities and ambition or his life.
Lincoln was born in extreme poverty, while the typical American is generally
born into a home of modest -comfort made and preserved by thrift. Perhaps if times
had been different, Lincoln would not have been born in such poor surroudings, but
even in that day, I think the average American boy was' born in more security and
comfort than Lincoln. .
Then there is Lincoln's thrist for knowledge. He overcame great obstaclesg he
never became discouragd enough to quit when he was getting an education. lf the
typical American boy of now-a-days had toovercome the obstacles that Lincoln had,
probably nine out of every ten would go without an. education. Lincoln would never
sleep until he had solved big problems or big words that bothered him. He was al-
ways thirsting for more knowledge. The typical boy is satisfied to take an educa-
tion as it comes, and is glad when it's over with. Many quit before they have a com-
plete high school education and still more never get a college education even when
their parents are well-to-do enough to provide one for them. '
Abraham Lincoln had an inordinate sense of honesty. The average Ameri-
can too, has a fairly strict sense of honesty in big deals but he is sometimes content
to leave some small, slightly shady deal rest if it is in his favor. Certainly not many
store-keepers today would hunt a town over for aglady whom he had short changed by
a few cents. Abe Lincoln was as honest politically as in financial transctions.
In kindness few people come up to Lincoln's standard. The story is told than
once when Lincoln was going to a party in full dress attire he had to stop his carriage
and pull a pig out of mud hole in which it was hopelessly stuck, thereby, spoiling Lin--
coln's evening. There are few young men today who would do that kindly act.
Here again Lincoln scores above the average American.
Lincoln had power to overcome by words and sincerity the awkward impression
ihe made on his first appearance. He convinced people against their will that he was
right. Lincoln did not have a convincing voice of an orator, but he had a sincerity
that was convincing. '
Show me one man out of every thousand or ten thousand today who has the pow'-
orto think or act with Lincoln's preciseness. Lincoln had both these qualities. It is
easier to express one's views sometimes than to put these views into being, when thc
-chance comes to do so.
Lincoln was a great man, but I suppose he had faultsg although, in my opinion
he comes closer to being a perfect man than any other in Americanchistory,excepting
perhaps, Theodore Roosevelt, who is certainly not more than a parallel. Not that I
.mean in greatness, but in character. v .
Rather than the typical American I think Abraham Lincoln is the ideal Ameri-
can. He is the man whom we should like to have stand as the typical man in Ameri-
ca, but he is certainly greater than the average.
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JUNIOR --- SENIOR PROM
The Junior 'Class gave their annual Prom on Saturday, May 1, 1926.
'The table in the lower hall was tastefully and rather unusually decorated in the
Class colors, green and white. Miss Connell's ingenious mind furnished the idea.
for the attractive place cards.
After the guests had satisfied themselves with the deliciously prepared food, and
after they had listened to several interesting and inspiring speec-hes made by mem-
bers of the faculty and school board, they were ushered to the main room. There
amidst the beautiful decorations, which everyone pronounced perfect, they danced
to their heart's content. g '
,After the last strains of the orchestra had floated through the room, the Seniors
stating that the evening had been a success, regretfully made their way home, to bear
in their hearts a memory of a wonderful time. A V
THE FRESHMAN RECEPTION A .
This great event started 'at eight and la-sted until ,ten and proved to be very in--
teresting to everyone concerned. It began with ia program consisting- of tricks, jokes-
and all the rest of the paraphernalia.
When- the program was over, the eats were dished out. These consisted of ice,
cream, and wafers, one dish per capita. After all were served, what was, 'left was:
left was eaten by whosoever desired it until the ice cre'am freezer was licked c-lie-an
and the wafer lboxes were empty.
After the frosh were through eating, and even before some were through, danc--
ing began. The music was furnished by the "Wisconsin Seren'ad'ers" and was enjoyed.
'THE SENIOR PARTY
On Friday evening, January 15, the Seniors felt as .though it was their turn to.
thrust their worthy .hands into the slapti-'tuderous pockets and slowly draw out 35c-
The party started about 8 o'clock with Mr. Imislund doing his stuff in manufacturingg
thimbles with his ear and eggs with his mouth. About nine o"clock the orchestra.
came and everyone danced to his heart's content. At 10:00 ia lunch was served con-
sisting of ice cream and biscoes. Everyone danced until 11:00 and then slowly'
walke-d home with the feeling, I had such a good time, I wish it could have lasted!
longer. E. K. '25
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8 First day of school. The building is decorated with green.
10 Everybody getting into thefamiliar routine of school, even the Freshies.
19 First football game. Tomah vs. Neillsville. The score was 19-0. Not so bad
considering that it was the first game for many of the players.
23-24-25 We 'had the 'afternoons oli' for the fair. Many had the .mornings off also.
29 We had fire drill to show the Freshie-s how to get out of the school house in
case of fire.
9 The first big social event of the season-Th-e Freshman Reception. Everybody
dressed up and 'having an awful big time, especially the Freshmen.
10 Our first home Football game. It was with Augusta and our boys showed us
th-at one defeat couldn"t make them discoura.ged, and so they made a score of
'15-16 We are all so happy. There is a teacher's convention aJt Eau Claire, and we
have a vacation. We surely needed it, because we- just had our first six
21 Report cards. We find out how dumb we really are.
27 The sentence, "Say, trade with me, will you?" is now beginning to float around
the building. What is it all arbout? Oh, yes the Seniors are swapping pictures.
31 Football game with Black River Fall. We again prove that we are good, and
run off with a score of 6-0.
1 The Freshmen, Sophom-ores, and Juniors are all dressd up to have their picture
taken for the Annual.
2- 3 The Legion Play. All the students who are in it are all excited.
6 Football game at Owen. VV'e lost by .a score of 13-0, 'but not because the team
didn't have any support. They had a lot of students who decided that they
would like to take he afternoon off.
9 The first after school session is held for those lured to Owen by School Spirit.
10 Fire Drill. We are becoming quite efiicient in getting out of the building pronto.
11 We have an Armistice program. At eleven o'clo'ck we alll were quiet for two
minutes, strange as it may seem.
12 Mr. Hansen gives us a very interesting talk about war.
13 The Hi-Y gives us a program about prayer. W-e were all filled with enthusiasm
and for a few minutes indulge in prayer.
16-20 Education week. We Wonder if we are suppose-dl to be more brilliant this
. week. It is doubtful if we could be.
23 Mr. 'Hansen gives us a talk 'on Education and Intelligence. We hope some will
take it to heart.
25 The Hi-Y gives a minstrel show. All the distinguished critics were there.
1 Pictures of organizations taken. Everybody all fixed up.
-4 Basketball game. Neillsville vs Merrilllan. First home game. Score 21-3.
First feather in our cap.
'7 'Seal Sale Campaign. Seniors ahead. Jessie Brooks in charge. C. A. I. makes
Seniors each find 'two-bits. -
11 Basketball game at Marshfield. Another victory, 13-9. Hurrah for our side.
17 Seniors give K. K. K. party for Commercial students. We had a playe and
everything. Dress up and have a good time.
18 Seniors win Seal Sale. 311.86 to the good and 'a worthly cause. Baske-tball
game at Greenwood. Score 6-7, defeat. We are all so sad, Christmas va-
cation and we have to stay home from school.
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Now we ARE happy, we may go to school undisturbed until Easter.
A select group has a sl-eigh ride party, the 'horses got unruly and the whole
bunch took 'their daily dozen. Eight miles isn't bad for a start.
Basketball game at Merrillan. 'Some of the fair damsels journeyed over to en-
courage the team. 'We naturally won by a score of 5-27.
Mr. Olson surprises the Physics class with la test. The Physics class also sur-
prises Mr. Olson 'by getting some good standings.
The Seniors dig into their pockets and give the High 'School a party.
The Commercial classes give Miss Payne la farewell party at the W. R. C. Hall.
Ray Sowers gives us a nice talk.
"Milton" makes his appearance in school.
Owen Basketball game. We gallop away with the banner. The score is 9-22
The second semester begins. Miss Payne leaves and some of the affectionate
students escort her to Marshfield.
Th girls have to have their little sport so they have a basketball tournament.
. The 'Sophvomores spend a happy even-ing and have a sleigh ride.
Basketball game here with Greenwood. Score 22-13. Another feather in our
cap. They beat us but we can beat them. -
Granton game at Granton. Score 4-9. Everybody gets 'tahere some way.
Mr. Iten of the Curtis Publishing Co. gives us a. talk and wants us all 'to sell the
Country Gentleman for th-e Annual.
City 'team plays Marshfield Ollympic team. Neillsville carries away the bacon.
Lincoln progr-am. High School and makes its debut. Everybody is pust crazy
about it. They say so anyway. We have a half holiday.
Marshfield Vs Neillsville in a fast basketball game. Score 16-17. Another vic-
tory although everyone held their breath.
Granton Basketball game at Neillsville. Again we beat them 20-3. Granton
can mke free throws,--butu
Washington program. We have a half holiday so everyone is very glad that
Washington never told a lie. We have a half holiday to think about the ex-
ample. Do we? I'1l soy.
The Juniors put on their big class play, "Nothing But the Truth". They sure-
ly have some fine material to work With. We are still thinking about Wash-
ington so "Nothing But the Truth" does us good.
Biggest snow storm of the year. The Pittsville game is postponed.
The snow is still here but not enough to 'prevent the game. -We are alll anxious
to see what we can do against Pittsville. We sure do it. We make 34 and
they only make 6. Wheel
Basketball game at Owen. They beat us in Football but we 'show them and
beat them by a score of11-10. The weather prevents the skippers from going
along. Maybe it was ra. good thing.
Our team goes to the tournament. Don recovers from the mumps in time to
go. A lot of our loyal students grace the depot platform and give our boys
a good send off. Some of the bri1ilan't members of the team are all dressed
up in new hats.
We win our first game against Arcadia by a score of 12-20. We have hopes.
We lose our second game to Gilmlanton. Some 'of our hopes -are vanishing.
Some of the bolosters go up to see the game, we won-drer how much of it they
We play Fall Creek and meet our Waterloo. We get fifth place.
Ripon Coll-ege Glee Club.
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All Fools' Day. VWe guess we're all fools 'anyway so it does't make any differ-
ence fto us. ' We just get fooled a littlemore that's all.
Th-e High School Glee Cflub puts on the opereitzta, "Polished Pebbles." Some of
the girls found that they didn"t know how to milk cows. They'll pass in the
daxrk though, ' up
Local 'Oratorical and Declamatory Contest. Merritt Schweinler dazzlesthe
judges with a ten minute 'talk about China. Alfred Zaeske ran away
with first place by giving "Spartacus to the Gladiators". Clifford Nelson gives
"LaFayette, we have Come" and gets ' second. The girls have a little compe-
tition. Anabel Davis succeeds in taking first place, her piece was "The-
Alien". Alice Alden spoke "Over the Banis'ter" and got second. Marie
Short received first and Ethel Walters second in the reading contest. All
:these bright people get a trip to Augusta for their labors.
Commercial Contest at Marshfield. Agnes brings away the sole honors. She
is only three fifteenths of a word 'behind the first.
League Oratorical Declfamatory Con'test at Augusta.
Oh! We 'almost forgot. This is report card day again. Only six weeks more
for the Seniors. They are all crying about it, or is it abou't their report cards?
This is May Basket Day, but what is more important is the Junior-Senior ban-
quet. Everyone comes -all decked out, and of course a good time-well we
leave it to you. Wasn't there?
State Commercial Contest at Whitewater
Distriict Oratorical and Declamatory Contest at Eau Claire.
Hi-Y Conference at Cumberland.
Schooll Exhibit at North side.
School Exhibit at South S-ide.
Senior 'Class Play "It Pays to Advertise". Quite a farce at that.
Seniors classes close, but you still see the-m hanging around the building,
guess they want to 'come b-ack.
The Baccalaureate Services are held in the Congregational church with Rev.
Memorial Day and the Junfiors, Sophiomores and -Freshmen as well as the Seniors
have a holiday.
Iast session of all classes
Morning, check in books Afternoon, Class Day exercises and- eighth grade
High School Commencement.
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BEGINNING OF A GLORIOUS REVOLUTION
Oh Yes, Freshmen and Solphomores, history is very easy. You never have to re-
member datesg and to study for an examination of course is out of the question!
That's a lot of bunk-unless of course you want to get an UF". N
It was twelve o'clock at night and I was still studying history. "James I ruled
from 1603-16259 Charles I reigned from 1625-16403 Petition of Rights 1628, it coin-
cides with the Magna Cartag 1640 Long Parliamentg 1642 the outbreak of the Great
Rebelliong 1648 "Prides Purge"g Charles I was executed in 16495 1653-58 Cromwell
as Lord Protectorg 1660-1685 Charles II reignedg Habeas 'Corpus Act 16795 James
II 1685-1688". I had gone over these dates at least six times. My eyelids were
droopingg my 'head was as heavy as leadg but I could not go to bed until I had this
"Struggle and Restoration" line memorized.
The clock struck one as I closed the divine 'history book for the first time that
morning and went to bed. William C. Hansen was just coming to the throne. He
was a believer of divine right and zvbsolutism. Almost immediately he began to quar-
rel with parliament or the student body.
The king's attitude at last led parliament to draw up the Petition of
rights. Five of the points in this Petition were as follows: "They do therefore
humbly pray your most excellent majesty, that no student hereafter be compelled to
wash windows, make up time or be expelled from school without the common consent
of the studentsg and if the .Spring Fever attacks any pupil he may 'be excused from
school until the disease has been curedg and that hereafter the pupils, while in the
main room may get up and go out whenever they please-fresh air is good for their
health's sakeg and that your Majesty will be pleased to remove the said teachersg and
that your students may not be burdened 'by long iassignmenfts.
Mr. 'Hansen signed the petition as .the only means of securing parliamentary con-
sent for co-operation with the students to keep people off the grass around the school.
A few years elapsed and the king was still on the throne, .but he was leading the
school back to its old ways and forced cruel punishment on the members. One of his
devices to get revenge was to have roll call at the end of the day and those missing
were severely punished the next day.
But the personal rule of William was now drawing to an end. He wanted to in-
troduce high school reforms by trying to make the girls use their hall and the boys go
out of t'he boys' door only and he also worked on the whispering project by which he
could mia-ke whispering go out of existence. Rebellion quickly passed into the
open war. William was forced to summon' the student body in session which resulted
in Long Parliament.
Long Parliament thus far had acted along the line of reformation rather than
revolution. Had the king been content to accept t'he new arrangements there would
have been little trouble, but the proud and imperious king was only watching his
chance to strike a blow at parliament. War immediately broke out.
The opposing parties seemed to be evenly matched. Around William rallied all
the teachers and the school board who received the name "Cavaliers", The parlia-
mentarians, or the "Round-Headsu were the students. The "Cavaliers" had their
camps pitched on the South Side, at t'he end of Main Street. A great wall made of
Welbster's dictionaries surrounded their tents which were made of English, history.
and Latin books.
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The "Round--Heads" were to meet the "Cavaliers" on the banks of Goose Creek
near the high school. Mr. Olson, the general, of the "Cavaliers" had his army march-
ing around town to get them limbered up, although it was a very trying 'and tedious
job for him. Echoes of General Olson's voice were heard miles around. l
"'Clarence! Stand up straight and walk lifting your knees high."
"Get into step", whispered Miss Nelson who was walking beside him.
"Why Miss Nelson," shouted General Olson near the condensery, "Can't you
,leave your uniform alone and march up there with Miss Gates?"
Mr. Imislund in a piping voice, "My shoe string came open." W'hen .the army
reached the North Side, Miss Terwedo exclaimed, "I forgot my handbag." The
"Cavaliers" by this time were out near the Indian School when Miss Connell shrrieked,
"I left a pie in the oven."
I heard a thumping and pounding at the door and mother was calling, "Get up,
breakfast is ready!"
If a stranger had entered Neillsvi-lle High 'School about January 18th or 20th he
would, perhaps, have been surprised by the studious atmosphere.
So that no wrong impression will be given we will explain immediately what is
the cause of this air. -
Well, it is semester exams! To anyone who has attended high school that is,,
doubtless, sufficient informaion. Semester exams are the dread of the pupils, even
Of course, the Seniors try to pretend they do not mind them and -walk around'
with knowing smiles and pitying glances. However, we kno-W better, for some day'
we will be Seniors.
For the poor little Freshmen we are all sorry, for such frightened expressions'
you never saw before.
And at four-ten Friday everyone breathes a sigh of relief, hopes he passed and
resolves that next year he will not allow the exams to come when he is unprepared.
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A BRILLIANT SAYINGS FROM N. H. S. CLASS ROOMS
' MrQ Imislund CTo pupils in Main Room? "Now get busy. There is nothing Q11
this side of the room worth lookin-g at. We might add that he was on this side
of the room. -
Miss Hill: "You may read the next sentence, Harold". '
Harold Slagelz Cdoing sol "Oh! Nonsense. I can't talk that way".
Joseph, explaining types of work. "People are teachers and some are type-
Writers". - , .
Miss Terwedlo: "What is the theme of "Merchant of Venice"?H
Rosa: ,".Caesar's death". '
Miss Taborsky: "I will give the test before vacation so you will not have it to
Worry about". K
Walter: "You don't need to go to any trouble. It won't worry me".
Mr. Imislund: "Where is Petrograd'?" '
Anna: "I don't know, but it isn't in Africa".
Mr. Imislund: "Some people could almost make you believe that the world is
"No, they couldn't, because I don't care".
Freshman: "Does the moon affect the tide?"
Mr. Hansen: "No, only the untideu.
Miss VHi1l: "What are some witty advertisements?"
Merlin Horswill: "I'd'walk a mile for a camel".
Mr.'O1son': "If you had a cut on your arm how could you stop the bleeding?"
Arthur Hemp: "Tie a bandage around YOUR heart".
Mr. Im-islund: "You can surely tell that it's Fair Week by these marks".
Ruth Wahl: "Well, you see there were too many dates".
Miss Terwedo: "What is romance, Vilas?"
"Vilas: "Oh, I can't explain it".
Miss Terwedo: "Don't say "dilapidate-d". That always reminds me of a Ford
car withside-curtains on".
OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Mrs. Braun: "Alice, wash that red stuff out of your hair".
Alice: 'But Mother, red hair is all the go".
Alice Alden: "Elliot, I wish yo ld t t t ' ht".
Elliot: "Mel "What could I dial Stna pa?1?gf1S" O our par y omg
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North Pole, May 1, 1926.
I have received all your letters as to the things you want -me to bring you
next Christmas. In order that I won't forget them I have made a list like this:
Vanity Box fpa'inter's oufitj ................-.. Ethel Wa1terS
61 varieties of excuses Qcannedl ....... ..... W alter Hemp
A pony f:ShetlandJ .................... ....... F rancis Neff
"Dissertations on Making Dates" fbookl ...... Wilma Lambright
"History for beginners" fbookj ......... ..... A rthur Hemp
"Latin for Beginners" Cbookl ..... -- ...... 'Helen Polar
Curling Iron ............... .... R oslyn Warlum
A pair of Rubber Heels .............. ---Pearl Chapman
Alarm Clock ------------------------ ---Frank ,Stelloh
"How to Compose Love Letters" 4bookJ--- ---Raymond ,Shaw
Six blade pocket knife with chain ------ -------- B ill Terman
,Soft Collar, size 18 ---------------------------- Louis Herian
Eye Opener ----------------------------- Kenneth Cattanach
Pair of unsqueakable shoes, size 'YVZ EEE ------- Ruth Kurtzweg
Carton of Camels -------------- - -------------- Julius Berlin
I also want to say to Walter Hemp and Red Smith that these are the only books
I have on excuses and also that my stock of ponies is running dreadfully low since
Alvin Martens took three, and this is thje second for Philip Sonheim.
As ever, Santa Claus. E. B. '27
STUDENTS' OPINIONS ON FAMOUS AUTHORS
Red Smith thinks one of Shakespeare's greatest Works was the Whiz Bang.
Francis Neff said Caesar must have eaten bones because he 'writes such hard
Lyndon Hubbard is getting rather Well acquainted With Mephistolpholis for he is
now calling him "Meph".
. Miss Terwedo and Mr. Olson have a hard time distinguishing Gib Olson from Mil-
Babe Bradbury says, "If that fellow Milton hadn't gone blind I'd never have to
learn that sonnet on his blindess". '
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'HIGH SCHOOL FORD
Head Lights ---
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Edna and 'Pearl
Back Seat -----.----------. Sandy Neff and Wilma Lambright
Cupid on Radiator Top ----.---.--...-..... .--.. B . Bfadbufy
Windshield ---.-.-.-.-- --- Don Herian
WHAT I'D DO IF THIS WERE MY LAST DAY ON EARTH
Mr. Imislund: "Pd give the Senior class 100 more catchwordsn.
Erena Kurth: "Fd take one more fleeting glance in my Vanity case".
Mary Ketel: "I'd practice my cute little laugh once more".
Anabel Davis: "I'd stay one more hour for Mr. Imislund".
Don Herian: "I'd lay off studying for a change".
Miss Terwedo: "I'd make the Senfors learn the"Canterbury Tales".
Vilas Bruley: "Pd Sleep"
Bennie Schroeder: "Pd play football some more".
Merritt .Schweinlerz "I'd draw one more cartoon".
Louis Herian: "Pd grin".
Ethel Walters: "I'd talk to Charles".
Mr. Olson: 2"I'd tell the Seniors they were the laziest class I ever worked with
Sandy Neff: "Fd celebrate with the women". A. D. '26.
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Wonderful, beautiful, fanciful dreams,
Come once again for your fairy beams,
Waft me afar to distant lands
Where castles and palaces reach to the skies.
.Sometimes your magic takes me afar
And leaves me a nomad on desert sands
Where I am stranded with bloodthirsty bands
By dreams, dreams, dreams.
Some nights when I have been happy and gay
Fairies and elfins 'before me do playg
Tripping and skipping out o'er the leas,
Mermaids and sirens entice me each day.
Leading me onward o'er love haunted seas,
Where I am caught in the foamy like spray,
Often times witches and goblins do becken
In my dreams, dreams, dreams.
When in the morning! hear the alarm,
I am once more free from all of their charmg
For bandits and sirens just banish from sight,
And fairies and elfins with whom I have playe
Have faded away in the last hours of night.
Oh! how I wish that they could have stayed,
But they've flown and they've gone, and they can t be recalled
From my dreams, dreams, dreams.
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LEXlCOGRAPHER'S LAZY CHAIR
To decide questions concerning the use and spelling of words, the use of the
word by some famous person has been deamed' suificent proof that it is proper to use
the Words in question.
"Ain't"-G. L., O'Neil St. It is proper to use "ain't", for yesterday while
coming down the stair "Red" fSmith was heard to remark, "Imislund ain't fair in giv-
ing History examinations."
"Have went"-AG. C. S., Division St. "Have went" may be used because our
honorable History Professor, Mr. Imislund told one of the History classes that M.
Schweinler and "Gita" Olson "h-ave went" home.
"Gilt"-A. E. E., Willow St. It is proper to use "git", for while going down
the stairs Helen Gerhardt said, "Git out of here, you poor fish". CEvidently some-
one was blocking the traffic.
"Forgi't"-H. C. G., Willow St. We say that it is proper to use "forg'it", be-
cause Mr. Imislund insists that the Senior History classes don't "forgit" to study
the catch words.
"Supercalopsious"-M. G. K., Grand Ave. We believe that everyone should
use this word more than he does since 'Vilas Bruley insist that his girl at Loyal is:
WP minus forty"-A. Z., Grand Ave. Ycs, we feel that it is proper for you to
use this expression, for very often we hear the mighty m-embers of the Senior class-
say they received "P minus forty" in Physics.
"Them girls"-L. H. F., Fourth St. Very often this expression is avoided, be--
cause the students often 'doubt its correct useg but now you may rest assured that it
is proper, for Mary Ketel insisted, "It was 'ithem girls" over there that were doing all
the talkingg so Mr. Imislund had no right to change my seat.
"Their"-I. V. W., Oak 1St. You may use the word "their" meaning they are,
in your composition since we know that Erena Kurth wrorte, "Their still going back
and forth to school."
"Kuenning"-B. S., Fourth St. Evidently your spelling' of the name is correct,
but it is sometimes doubted since Vernie Suckow wrote on his -excuse blank, "Went
to Menononie with Mr. Canning".
"Sure thing"-R. NW., Grand Ave. This expression has been used since Shakes
peare's time. We feel that it can be used correctly for we often hear it said in that
matter of fact voice of Marian Hantke's.
"Physical Training"-G. M. S., Prospect Blvd. Yes, yours has always been the-
correct spelling of physical training, 'but since October 1924 we have begun to,
doubt whether it is correct, for at that time Leland West hand an excuse signed be-.
cause he was absent from" fiscal training". G. M. S326
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Neillsville High School has in coordination with the grades formed a band.
This wonderful organization is under the supervision and direction of Mr. O'Neil
Chimselfj. You've probably heard of it. If you .haven"t you're hard of hearing.
LBut, anyway, I'll further enlighten the tired business man as well as ,the beloved
students and co-eds of the activities of the aforesaid band in the last few month.
By the way of introduction I will say that .the band fclassed by some as ranking
next 'to mosquitoes as ia sleep destroyerj was organized early last fall and .that no
one has been 'able to completely annihilate it so far. At first the puvblic in the beau-
tiful and industrious city of Neillsville was di-stunbed only once a week, every Wed-
nesday night by the deluge of blue, but now the tired housewife faces the music
every Wednes-dlay and Thursday afternoons. On th-e afternoons mentioned the mem-
bers gather in the much abused shop and pick up skill in the genteel art of handling-
ianid blowing different varieties of horns under 'the able direction of Mr. O'Neil. I
might also mention here .that skill is-n"t something that grows on bushes to be easily'
plucked 'by anyone. Although the band does not own any great and renowned name
like the "Twenty Tune Shooters" it has high hopes of a greet future.
Not fbeing satisfied with desecrating W'ashington's and Lincoln's birthdays by
playing at the High School, the fband swindled the public out of a rightfully deserved
rest 'between the acts of the Junior Cl-ass Play and the Opere't't'a "Polished Pebbles".
Lest I forget, the aspiring musicians entertiaine-d the grades a couple of times and
rendered two or 'tfhree lvively marches at our last basket ball game. No doubt 'these
aforesaid marches had great influence in making our score so high.
I have now exhausted the past of the Neillsville School Band, and will leave the
future for someone else to decide, but before closing I would leave the comforting
thought with my dear readers that in due time fthe law will make fit punishments.
for all such crimes as schools, bands, etc. J. B. '27
TEN YEARS AGO
The Seniors got 100 'per cent and over.
Red Smith got tired of black hair and dyed it.
Babe Bradbury had the mumps and couldn't grin.
Dorothy Lynch had no toothaches and didn't need to go to the dentist every time
she gate candy.
Harriet Neff was thin and frail.
Edna Gluck couldn't dance.
There was ax frugal young student 'named Byron
Of dancing he never would tyre.
On the eve of a dance
While pressing his pants
He burned off the leg with the iron
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THINGS WE NEVER SPEAK OF
The day the clock was set back.
,The day lvir. Olson said we would have a quiz and then forgot about it.
ihe day Kenneth Keach got his seat changed.
'I'he day Miss Cole found the lifbrary litterd in a disorderly fashion.
The day Miss H111 forgot to take charge of the Main room.
LIFE OF NEILLSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS
Mr. Hansen: .Born 1914. 'Cause of the World War. Went to school at Har-
vard -and graduated in 1921. Married Ella Bam and moved to Neillsville- the same
year. Both endeavored 'to teach 'the students of N-eiillsville High School the differ-
ence fbetwe-en right and wrong. Failed. He died a tragic death in 1929.
Mr. Olson: Born of poor -parents in New York City, April, 1898. C'am'8 to Eau
Claire when a small child and stayed there until two years a-go. Then fresh from
college, he came to Ne-illsville .to basketball and football. fSulcceeded in winning his
Senior Physics class over to common sense. He is still living 'but we have no idea
Mr. O'Neill: Born De-cember 25, in the year of our Lord .nirrteen hundred. He
took up music to the best of his 'ability an-d came to Neill-sville in 1926 to teach it.
He also 'took up carpentry in order to mlake a living. Became world famous.
Mr. Imislund: -Born in Norway 1901. Died long before he ever came to Neills-
ville. He moved to America in 1905 and went .to school in Eau Claire to edu-cate
himseltf for the ministry. He failed for lack of voice, subject and a 'place in the pul-
pit. 'H-e tried to get revengeg so t-aught History in the Neillsville Schools. He is
loved and honored for his tedious work and helpful hints.
'Miss Terwedo: Born in England in 1909. Lived there for ten years and studied
Old English Literature thoroughly bevfore moving to America. She cfame to Neills-
ville and taught Latin and Greek. Her career is la success.
Miss Hill. Birth not known, but she came .to Neilllsville to help cultivarte the
minds of the Freshmen land Sophomores in 1925. Made a great Impression. Left
after -being there three months. 'No one has heard of her since.
Miss Connell: Life was short and sweet. She cameg she went. 'God bless her.
THE JUNIOR---SENIOR PROM
The Junior Class gave their annual Prom and Banquet on Saurday M-ay 1. 1926.
The t-able in the lower hall was tastefully and rather unusually decorated in the
class colors, green and white. Miss Connel1's ingenious mind furnished the idea
for the attractive pl-afce c-ards.
Afer the guests had satisfied themselves with .the deliciously prepared food,
and after they had listened to several interesting and inspiring 'speeches made by
members of the school board and faculty, they were ushered to the main room.
There amidst the beautiful decorations, which everyone pronounced perfect, they
danced to their heart's content.
After the last strains of the orchestra had Hoafted 'though the room, the Seniors,
stating that the evening had tbeen a success, regretfully mode their way home, to bear
in their hearts a memory of a wonderful time. v ' G, T, '27
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TAKEN FROM THE ,LIBRARY FILES FOR THE YEAR 1925-'26
These are the books that have been drawn at least twice during the school year
by some Junior of N. .H. S., Miss Cole Librarian.
"Voices of the Night" ..............
"The Little Minister" ........
"Golden Silence" ..............
"The Magnificent Young Mann--
"The Modern Woman" ........
"The Learning Process" .......
"School Interests and Duties"-'--
"A -Certain Rich Man" .......
"Webster's Dictionary" .........
"Housekeeping for Little 'Girls"---
"Elements of Agriculture" .....
"How to Run an Automobileu---
"Who's Who in America" .....
- - - - Bill Terman
-- --- --Edna Bruss
- - - - - -Arthur Zank
- - -Elmer Northup
- - - -Walter Hemp
-- Kenneth Keach
- - - -Warren Medick
--- Walter Keller
WHY SCHOOL TEACHERS G0 CRAZY
Teacher: "What is a Plymouth Rock hen?"
Pupil: "One that lays hardboiled eggs".
Pupil: "A disease of the head".
"What is a guitar?"
Teacher: "Who was Homer?" ,
Pupil: "The guy Babe Ruth made famous".
Teacher: "What is horsepower?"
Pupil: The distance one horse can carry a pound of water in an hour."
"What is a grass widow?"
"The wife of a dead vegetarian".
Teacher: "What is the world's greatest ship?"
Pupil: "Friendship" '
Teacher: "What is poise?"
Pupil: It's the way a Dutchman says boys".
Teacher: f'What -is the climax of a story?"
Pupil: "Where it says to be continued".
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You are fitting yourselves to assume the duties
of citizenship of the men and Women of tomor-
We join with others of this community in Wishing
you every good thing and extend to you every fa-
cility of this Bank that will aid in your success.
First National Bank
"The Bank with the chime clock"
Government, State and City Depository
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5 PHONE 153
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SCHOOL SHOES FOR SCHOOL WEAR
2 THE WALK-0VER STORE
BETTER FUNERAL SERVICE
Q EVERYONE BOOST FOR THE 1926
2 Clark County Fair
I LET'S GO
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Q M. E. WILDING, Secretary
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Northern States Power
A Great Public Servant Owned by the People
Over 35000 Shareholders
"YOU SHOULD BE A SHAREHOLDERH
GUY D. HILL, Local Manager, Neillsville, Wis.
The Gift for every occasion
Have them taken at
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Fine Meats and Right Prices
WHERE THEY TAKE A PERSONAL INTEREST
IN EVERY CUSTOMER
NEILLSVILLE TEA 81 CUFFEE STORE
High Grade Teas, Coffees, Staple and Fancy
Groceries, Fruits, Cigars and Confectionery
- ALL GOOD THINGS TO EAT
NEILLSVILLE, WISCONSIN PHONE 95
W. J. MARSH COMPANY
All that is new in Quality Merchandise
EXCLUSIVE BUT NOT EXPENSIVE
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Eastman Kodaks, Stationery, Perfumes, Fountain Pens, Ever-
Sh-arps and other Clutch Pencils, Chocolate Bon Bons in
Of course books make the most suitable presents for this
occasion, and will be treasured all through life. We have a
beautiful stock of the latest papetries which we offer at un-
usually attractive prices. ln some instances at half the usual
prices. Gift books range in price from 50c to 52.00.
There is nothing better for your complexion than Sniteman's
Cucumber Cream. A large 4-ounce bottle for 25 cents
C. C. Sniteman Co.
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NEILLSVILLE MILK PRODUCTS C0.
W. F. DAHNERT
TIRES, TUBES, STORAGE BATTERIES
LUBIRICATING OILS AND GASOLINE
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The Best Store in the Best Town in Wisconsin
UNGER'S SHOE STORE
I SHOES FOR
H. ROEI-IRBORN, Proprietor
A Successful Future
Awaits You in Business
Provided you are Property Trained
Courses in-Ste-nography, Secretar-
ial Work, Bookkeeping, Accounting,
Business Administration, Comme ce
E. D. Widmer, Pres., Wausau, Wis.
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CLARK COUNTY CANNING CO.
Packers of Quality Wisconsin Peas
FORD F ORDSON
SALES SERVICE ACCESSORIES
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Authorized Ford Dealers
HOESLY MOTOR COMPANY
N eillsville, Wisconsin L
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NEILLSVILLE OIL 81 ELECTRIC C0.
ATWATER KENT RADIOS
GASOLINE, OILS AND ALL KINDS OF AUTOMOBILES
AND BATTERY SUPPLIES
0. W. LEWERENZ
KLECKNER ELEVATOR C0.
FLOURS, FEEDS, HAY AAND GRAIN
TWO ELEVATORS TO SERVE YOU
NEILLSVILLE, :-: :-: WISCONSIN
HlLMEN'S VARIETY STORE
NEILLSVILLE CANNED FO0D C0.
Beans, Beets, Kraut
Red Kidney Beans I
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WORTH THE DIFFERENCE
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KEARNS' DRUG STORE
The Rexall Store
Accurately, Quickly, Reasonably.
Kodiaks, Picture Finishing
Plain and Fancy Sundaes and Drinks.
Brick and Bulk Ice Cream A
EVERYHING IN DRUGS AND DRUG SUNDRIES
J. W. KEARNS Phone 32 NEIIJLSVILLE, WIS
Phones: Residence, Black 235. Shop, Black 149
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PLUMBING AND TINNING
HOT AIR FURNACES
STEAM AND HOT WATER 'HEATING
ELECTRICAL WORK AND SUPPLIES
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Trade at the I
CENTRAL MEAT MARKET
STEHR 8: NOLTNER, Proprietors
Honest weight and a Square Deal
NEILLSVILLE, 2-z :-- WISCONSIN
THE U-P-TO-DATE MACHINERY AND SUPPLY HOUSE
WE SELL '
STAR AND NASH CARS
FAIRBANKS MORSE LIGHT PLANTS AND ENGINES
DE LAVAL MILKERS
TO THE CONSUMING PUBLIC
QUALITY AND ECONOMY
We wish to take this opportunity of thanking all of our Neillsville cus-
tomers for their patronage in the past seasons and wish to assure them of
the continuation of our policies as in the past.
We have always faithfully served the Neillsville public with the very
best that the food marts of the world afford at the lowest possible prices,
maintaining at all costs our high standards of quality, feeling that where
foodstuffs are concered, the big' majority of the people want quality mera
THE GREAT ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC TEA. C0.
Short Orders Lunches
Ice Cream At All Hours
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VICTOR W. NEHS
FRANK P. HEMP
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES -
ALSO FRESH VEGETABLES, FRUIT AND CROCKERY
DAIRY EXCHANGE BANK
LARGE ENOUGH TO SERVE Y'OU
STRONG ENOUGH TO PROTECT YOU
SMALL ENOUGH TO KNOW YOU
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Wisconsin Rapids Marshfield Neillsville
CLOTHES AND SHOES FOR MEN AND BOYS
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HUNT'S BUSINESS COLLEGE
Eau Claire, Wisconsin Catalog 'Free
A Stenographic Course
If you have an ambition to become a first-class stenographer or gen-
eral court reporter, this Course will give you a complete training for your
Suibjects-Shorthand fGreggJ, Office Training, English, Business Corres-
pondence, Spelling, Touch Typewriting, Machine Dictation, Penmanship,
Rapid Calculation, Stenographic duties in the Principal's Office.
The time required to complete this course is from six to eight months,
depending upon your capacity for work, and the amount of time y-ou can
Bookkeeping and Accounting Course
This course will qualify you to hold a first-class office position, and
give you -a firm grasp of the principles of business organization and man-
agement-the tools of success.
Subjects-Business Practice, Multigraph, Penmanship, Banking, Corp. Ac-
counting, :Cost Accounting, Auditing, Business Correspondence, Business
Arithmetic, Rapid Calculation, English, Commercial Law, 'Touch 'Type-
writing, Spelling, Word Study, Burrough's 'Machine Bookkeeping. '
The time required to complete this course is from 6 to 8 months, de-
pending u:pon the ability of the student, and the amount of sturdy given
This school is fully accredited by the National Association of accredited
Chas. Wasserburger Co.
Quality Merchandise at Fair Prices
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I STUDEBAKER 81 OVERLAND CARS
TIRES, OILS AND ACCESSORIES
F .Sefs Sons
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC LIGHT AND
UNIVERSAL MILKING MACHINES
WATER SYSTEMS and BARN EQUIPMENT
THE INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER LINE
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SANITARY MEAT MARKET
"THE HOME OF QUALITY GOODS"
"BEST" I-N MIEATS, HOME MADE SAUSAGE
BUTTER, MILK AND CREAM
PHONE 205 P. A. SKROCH, Prop.
E. L. BOW
THE NEILLSVILLE PRESS
A "The Home Paper"
Commercial Printing of all kinds
' Phone 26
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3 "The Light of Western Stars" Czane Greyj May 30th
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I "The Thundering Herd" fZane Grey,-June 16 to 18
Q "Light House By the Sea" f Rin Tin Tinl-June 24th
Q "Wild Horse Mesa" fzane Greyl-July 4th and 5th
Q "Don Q" with Douglas Fairbanks-July 11th
! "Son of His Father" fHarold Bell Wrightj-July 18th
I "Annie Rooney" with Mary Pickford-July 25th
Q "Irish Luck"-Thomas Meighan-August lst
Q "The Pony Express"-August 11th, 12th and 13th
Q "Tu1mbleweeds" with Bill Hart-August 15th
1 "Baree, Son of Kazan"fJa.mes Oliver Curwoodl-Aug. 19
g "The Vanishing American" fRichard Dixl--Aug. 25 to
! "The Eagle"-Rudolph Valentino-September 5th
: "The Ancient Highway" fJames Oliver Curwoodl-Sept.
g "Steele of the Royal Mounted" blames Oliver Curdwoodl
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! "The Enchanted Hill" Q Peter B. Kynel-September 26th
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