North High School - Memory Yearbook (Columbus, OH)

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M orth High Students Registering at Bliss Now Individual instruction under one of the largest and most efli- cient corps of teachers in the country. EVERY TEACHER AN EXPERT Book-keeping, Shorthand, Touch Typewriting, Higher Account- ancy, Training for Commercial Teaching in High Schools and Businesss Schools. In a single hour last Thursday, 8 big business firms called upon our Employment Department for Secretaries, Accountants and Stenographers. The only school in Columbus a member of the National Association of Accredited Commercial Schools. You are urged to visit the best equipped, most' thoroughly taught business school in Ohio. Telephone for catalogue Summer courses. L. R. Bell, Main 2559 131 EAST STATE STREET Citizens 3559 'N ' We 'rs' T Prof. RADEIVS SPRING CALENDAR NEIL AVE. ACADEMY OF DANCING ' 647 Neil Avenue Citizens 4431 Bell Main 6189 Beginners Class Friday evening, june 7th, 7:30 o'clock. H' ' Private Lessons, afternoon and evening. A " W-E W Q Tuition: Term of 10 lessons, Gentlemen 85.00, ' l . Ladies 54.00. Private Lessons, 81.00 or six for 355.003 - tuition can be paid 31.00 per week until paid. Learn .ff -. , in one term. f X r , t ' 'W The Waltz, Two-step, onestep and Fox Trot ,iii I W Lilit h' Advance class, Monday evenings. f 4 Reception night, Thursday evening, Clarge Iiallj KN ! Reception night, Saturday evening, ffront hallj A' fi A,N! ' ,tzx Pavilion open during Summer on Saturday evenings ,, T 4 AA A - AA A .- li X 'X - J in oAK STREET ACADEMY F 'i w l,1 827 OAK STREET Citizens 7105 .JY E" ' ' :JJ A strictly private place for club dances and private classes that organize for special instructions. LJ., The Hard Electric Co. FIRST? in Quality and Service ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS ,AND ENGINEERS Wire Us and We will Wire for You 741 NORTH HIGH STREET Citizens 4427 W F Brides go to N ITSCHKE BROS. "The Paper Store" i..n. 3l-37 E. Gay St., Opp. Keith's for their Invitations, Announcements, and Cards, because they are sure of the best. Picnicers go there also, because they save time, worlc and money. COME IN AND TAKE A LOOK AT OUR CANDY COUNTER It seems incredible, the vast variety of small package candies we have in stock. There are at least a hundred different kinds, including almost every kind of fruit you ever heard of, chocolate covered, and mints, cara- mels, nut combinations chocolate covered and milk chocolate in every size and shape imaginable. Our immense candy counter at the left as you enter the door is fairly covered and packed three feet high with the biggest assortment in town. The quality is just the same as the big packages and the Du Lux small packages sell for 100, l5c and 25c. L n ' WENDT-BRISTOL COMPANY. C Po 3I'1S Vol. XVII JUNE. 1918 No. 5 Pulllislzed five times during the School Year lay tlle Pupils of North School. Columlsus., Ollio Subscription, Sixty Cents per Year Mail Order. Seventy-five Cents TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE Senior Class Group .... 4 Dedication ............ .............. . . 5 History of the Illustrious Class of '18 .... . . 53 Class Prophecy .... ................. . . 55 The Story of Rene ............ ........ . . 61 The Dye Industry in the United States .... . . 64 Pat Answers the Call. ................ .. 67 Editorials ............. . . '72 Alumni ..... Q .. 74 Honor Roll .... . . '75 Faculty ........ . . '76 Organizations .... . . '79 The Juniors ....... . . 90 Norths Debaters ..... . . 92 Athletics. .......... . . 93 Locals ...... ........ . .. 105 Almost a Romance ........ .... 1 12 Pmass or Sr-'Ann dc GLENN, COLUMBUS, OHIO 1 5 1 SENIOR CLASS THE :, f K, Gln thr Grahuating Qllaaa uf ninvtven himhrvh anh rightvm mv hehirate this iaaur nf Bnlaria flag "lift mhirh tn rung rrraturr is hmm' Spar: gnu frnm. trnuhlr, aurrnm anh frat, Anil nm' mag ing anh happiness, Qllnar ani! prnterting rmmh gnu prawn." 'ml f' Zi! .-:wr-. .If 0 nf' W rf 52? " Q 2? .3 1 gc Q 'gf Him 41!tZ'Q' Xu: 15 ' -QL f 1' 5 , Q I 'XL 54 ' C, I l fr qgfgv A , E. 'iS' 4 Q X . 'g' -ff I 7 f , N A ,I A o ff 4 LN Q Q Qi 65, 4? U ' 5 ' 'Z 5' x rj r N 35126 X' R E55 ll 5 , 'X ii 'Q Q I 0 "VI 'friqf-gf Q 15.21 'rkf '30 gag: ,EY Ha'K'X1,X The Sweet Girl Graduate L Y THE POLARIS 9 DEAN TROTT ' College Preparatory, 0. S, U. Pres. Senior Class '18. 'l'ra.Ck 'l 64' 17. Football '15J 16-' 1 7. Capt. Football Team '17, "lIr'd ask 'Who beal loday?' wilh his lust breath. " LIJNA MARIE LANE College Preparatory. Vice President Senior Class. Sec'y Girls Athletic Council, '16-'lT. Girls' Athletic Council, '18, .lunior Tennis Championship '17. ,Junior and Senior Basketball Teams, '17-'18. Thespians '18. Orpheus '18, Pieria '17-'18, Y. W. C. A. '17-'18, Girls' Glee Club '18. Senior Class Play. "Martha." "She seeketh 'wool and workelh diligently wilh her hands. ' ' MILDRED CLINE College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Sec'y of Senior Class. Pieria '16-'17-'18. Thespians '17-'18, 4' Diantha's Desertionf' " My Turn Next." " Alice in Wonderland. " Orpheus '18. Philomathean 'l8. Y. W. C. A. '1-8. Hiking. " The Admirable Crichton, " " Bohemian Girl. " "Martha." 'Z-is smoolh her Iozks, as they press." FRANK HARPER College Preparatory. Treas. Senior Class. "Common sense is the knark of .seeing things as they are and doing things as they oughl In be done. " BIAGIO CHURCHES College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Football '14-'15-' 16-' 17 Captain Football '16. Basketball '15-'16-'17-'l8. Captain Basketball '17. Baseball '15-'16-'17-'18. Track ' 16-'17-'18. Sergeant-at-Arms, Senior Class. "Tho' he was rough, he was kind." were laid in I THE POLARIS HELEN VIRGINIA GARRETT College Preparatory, 0. S. lr. Pieria '15-'16-'17. Orchestra '15-'16-'17-'18. Thespians '17-'18. Girls' Glee Club '15f'16-'17 518. "Bohemian Girl. " "Martha " " Receipt for !llil0,001l." 'iller mire is like the slarx had, wlmz they sung together." JULIUS F. STONE, JR. College Preparatory. O. U. Junior Class President. Football '17. Track '18. " The Admirahle Crichton. " "Either I willjiml a way or make one. DONALD McKAIG ROSS College Preparatory, O. S. U. Boys' Glee Club. Basketball '17. Football '17-'l8. Track '18. Thespians '17-'18. Orpheus '17-'18. "Martha " N. H. S. Qluartette. Debating cam '18. L' The Admirable Crichton. " 'illrfrom whos: lips divine perxru1.vim1fZo1vx.' CLARE SCHOOLER College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pres. Girls' Athletic Council 'l7. Pie-ria '17-'l8. Y. W. C. A. '16-'17-'18. "Passing Show. " Hiking '17-'1S. Capt. Indoor Baseball 'lx "I will be a leader, not a follower." FLORENCE ELLEN WOODROW College Preparatory, O. S. U. Girls' Glee Club '17v'l8. "Martha, " Pieria '164'l7-'l8. Orpheus '17-'l8. Y. W. C. A. '17-'18, Polaris Stafl' '15-'16-'l7. Thespians '16-'17-'18. " That Troublesome Tramp. " "A Rehearsal at Ten." " The Admirable Crichton. " "A joy lo all her friends." WILBUR A. FRANKENBERG College Preparatory. 0. S. L . Orpheus '12-S. " Martha. " Watauga '18, Philoinatheau '18. Thespians '18, 'iLord Fauntleroy' "Rehearsal at Ten. "My tongue ix the pm of a ready 1ar1'le'a'." V, "She is rather diminutive, altogether so THE 'POLARIS MARGARET STOVER Colle e Preparatory. O. SFU. Y. W. C. A. '17-'18, Orpheus '18. Girls' Athletic Association '17-'18. Pieria '16-'17-'18. " Martha. " m itch more precwus. " HARLEY GRANDSTAFF College Preparatory, 0, S. U. "The wordjail is not in my dictionary." KATHERINE VARLEY College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria '17J18. "Kates are all daintiesf' MAUDE A DICKINSON College Preparatory, O. S. U. Thespians '17-'18, Pieria '17-'18. Orpheus 'l8. Sec'y-Treas. Philomathean 'lS. " Alice in Wonderland. " "Bohemian Girl. " 4' Martha. " "She talked, she smiled, Our hearts beguiledf' PAUL JOSEPH HARRIS Boys' Bible Class '14-'15, Treas. Boys' Bible Class 'l5. Thespians '16-'l7Jl8. Electrician '17-'l8. " My Turn Next." " Down in Maine. " " A Rehearsal at Ten. " " Harmony Junction. " Watauga Assembly 'l7f Asst. Bus. Mgr. Polaris '16-'l7. Debating Team 'l8. "Bohemian Girl." "Where wfll the school gel its gone?" 'l8. wil when hr ix BERNICE EDYTHE HANNAN College Preparatory, Oberlin College. Capt. Basketball Team Pres. Philomathean '18, Orpheus. Pieria. Hiking Leader '18, Thespians. " Martha. " "Bohemian Girl. " l8. "But were it to my fanry given To rule her charms, 1'd fall lham heaven THE POLARIS ELE NA CALVO College Preparatory. O. S. U. Thespians. "The Man Who Stole the "The Rustic Romeo." " Little Lord Fauntleroy. " Orpheus. "Bohemian Girl. 'f " Martha. " Senior Play. "I rio but sing because I must." Castle DOROTHY C. NICHOLSO N College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17-'18, Watauga '18. Hiking. " Martha. " "Her air, her manner, all whafsaw admired. GLEN THOMPSON College Preparatory. O. S. U. "Like rock immovable is he." LENA WHITFIELD College Preparatory, Pieria '17-'18, Thespians 'l8. O. S. U. "How sweel andfair she seems to be." KATHERINE CLARK College Preparatory, O. S. U. Watauga '17-'18, Pieria '16-'17-'18. Polaris Staff '17. Orpheus '18, " Martha. " "A lways cheerful-and happy. ' ' MORTON PARKER College Preparatory, O. S. U. Orpheus '18. Orchestra '17-'18, N. H. S. Quartette '18. "Martha, ' "Rehearsal at Ten. " "Gaily the lroubadour touched his guitar." THE POLARIS HAROLD PRIEST College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "They that govern the most make lhe leaxl noise." IATHARINE JANE DUNN College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Good 'words went 'with herlnamef' HELEN MULL College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17. "A lovely lady garmentcd in light From her own beauty." TED HASTINGS College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "A meek, mysterious man.' CLARA ADDLEMAN College Preparatory. Pieria. " Martha. " "A careful student she has been." MILDRED LUCILE DE PUE College Preparatory. Grant Hospital Training School. "Martha.' "Her tongue is the law of kindness." THE POLARIS DOROTHY HUSKE College Preparatory. O. S. U. Pieria. Hiking Club '17-'l8. " Martha. " "TaIenl is flower: tact is skill. HAROLD ACKERMAN 0. S. U.-Engineering. Watauga '18. Philomathean '18. " T-was fertain he could write and rzpher loo JULIAN DAVIDSON College Preparatory, O. S. U. Liandolin Club ' 15-' 16. Orpheus '16-' 18. "Good breeding is lhe result of much good SENSE. CLARENCE TURNER HULETT College Preparatory, O. S. U. Boys' Bible Class '16. Clionian '16. Watauga Assembly '18. "Bid me discourse, I :hall enchrmt thine ear ELEANOR M. LOWER College Preparatory. Pieria 'l7. 'll pearl Qr' greal price." LOIS E. LAWRENCE College Preparatory, O. S. U. "lNIartha. " 4'Knou-ledge ilxelf is power." TH E POLARIS ROBERT H. RUNYAN . College Preparatory. Sgt.-at-Arms .Iunior Class '18. "Genialily and good cheer were his daily com- panions. ' ' MARTHA ELIZABETH CRUM College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Editor-in-Chief of Polaris 'l8. Vice President Pieria '17. President Pieria '18. Debating Team '17. Girls' Athletic Council '17-'18. Vice President Junior Class '17, Watauga '17-'18, Treasurer Philomathcan '17. Y. W. C. A. '18, Orpheus '18, Thespians '17-'18. "O wad some power the gzflie gic us. To see oursel's as ilhers see us. ' MARGARET GRAHAM WALKER College Preparatory, O. S. l'. Pieria '16-'17-'18. Thespians '17-'18. Watauga '18, Orpheus '18. Clionian '16, "A Case of Suspension. " " Down in Maine." " The Admirable Crichton. " " Martha. " "Whose yesterdays look backward with a smile." HOWARD GROWDON O. S. U. "The rule of my We is to make business pleasure, and pleasure my business." WILLIAM VERNON WALTON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Senior Play. "I am the masler of my fate." JOSEPHINE MORGAN . ,Ax College Preparatory. " 'f--Martha. " 1 t "As pure as pearl and as perfeclf' ll THE POLARIS BEATRICE EVANS College Preparatory. Pieria. Y. W. C. A. 'lllodesty is the citadel of beauty RYLE MILLER College Preparatory. Annapolis Academy. ELLIS B. HOISINGTON College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Thou art a man." ERMA AMELIA TILTON 0. S. U. " Martha. " CARRIE A. MILLER Colle e Preparato . 0. S.gU. ry Glee Club. Ogheus. " artha.." Virtue is honor." INA BEATRICE KIEHL College Preparatory, O. S. U. Basketball '18. Watauga.. "Martha. " "Health and cheerfulnes: mutual other." Girls' Athletic Association. and virtue. " 'Zin honest man is the noblest work of Cod." "To the pure, all things are pure." ly beget each THE POLARIS KARION HORREY O. S1 U. Senior Editor Polaris '18. - Sec'y Junior Class '17. Senior Social Committee 'l8. Pierln. Phllomathean. Orpheus. Theapiau. " The District Attorney. " "I wish you a wave of the sea, Ula! you might ever do nothing but dance." ARTHUR CARLISLE MILLER College Preparatory, O. S. U. "WhgMbfokt no promise, served no privale LOWELL DENMAN Science. ' ' Martha. " " Admirable Crichton. " Thespians. "Our country? welfare is our jirsl concern." MARIAH HINDMAN College Preparatory. "A pplicatios is the price La be paid for mental acqlitilioil. " FREDA ANNA SCHULZ College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria '17-'18. Watauga '17-'18. Clionian '15-'16. "Martha " "Thy promises are like Adoins' gardens. That one day bloamcd and fruibil were the next." DOROTHY MAY BOYD 0. S. U. Treas. Pieria '18. Pieria '17. Philomathean '17. "It basl becomes you to be merry." THE POLARIS WALTER RAYMOND SUMMERS College Preparatory, 0. U. "He was so generally civil that nobody thanked him for it." EVA MARGARET SNIDER College Preparatory, O. S. U. 'tller ways are ways cy pleasantnessf' LUCILE JENKINS College Preparatory, O. S. U. "With thee conversing, Iforget all lime. WILLIAM HENRY PAUSCH College Preparatory, O. S. U. Tennis '18. "Martha. " "All his faults are such that one loveshim the better for them." MILDRED EADE College Preparatory, O. S. U. Philomathean. " Martha. " "Both perfect beauty stand in need of praise at all?" ANNE FAR BER College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Whose dear perfection hearts that scorned to serve, f ' Humbly called mistress." THE POLARIS MARY KATHRYN ROHLAND College Preparatory, O. S. U. Hiking Club '17 . "Bohemian Girl." "Martha. " "The hrs! great gift we can bestow on others is a good example." HAROLD CREAMER College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "His fiends the are man , J' . y y, H13 foes, are there any?" HOMER STEPHEN BALLARD College Preparatory. Orpheus '18, N. H. S. Quartette '18. "Martha." Watauga '1S. Thespians '18, " Rehearsal at Ten. " "Harmony Junction." "Receipt for 310,000. " "He workelh wonders wilh his low, deep voice." NORMA HELENE SCHMIDT College Preparatory, Chicago Normal Physical Train- ing School. Thespians '17-'18. "LW has no blessing like a prudent friend." FLORENCE GRIFFITH College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Martha. " "Blue are her eyes as the fairy flax." BERNICE GEARHEART College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria. Orpheus. Thespians. "'The light of her eyes rejoicelhllhe heart." THE. POLARIS WILLIAM McG. SCOFIELD Orpheus '15-'16. "Bohemian Girl. " " Martha. " "This world is a pretty good place to live in." MARGARET WILHELMINA GIBBS Denison. Pieria.. Philomathean. " Bohemian Girl. " " Martha. " "With a gay smile for all." ELIZABETH L. COON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Y. W. C. A. Hiking Club. "Ma.rtha. " "An ever faithful maid is she." ANDREW GUNNING NITSCHKE College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Those move easiest who have learned lo dance." HAZEL BELLE DAVIS College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria '17, Orpheus '18. "Martha. " "The Ap1il's in her eyesf MARY CHRISTINE McCREADY College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17, Orpheus '18, "Martha.. " "Be thine one seU' always and thou are lovable." THE POLARIS DORIS L. HARFORD College Preparatory, University of California. Watauga. "Martha " "Hair like the sun, eyes like the sea." DON DE VERE College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "In friendship I early was taught to believe." RUSSEL L. BRENNEMAN College Preparatory, O. S. U. "He's a good scout." KATHERINE MARY FERRIS College Preparatory. O. S. U. Thespians '17-'18. Orpheus '18. Pierla '17, " The District Attorney. " "Martha, " Glee Club '18. Hiking Club '18, "A merry heart and afond one." VERDI WATSON College Preparatory, O. S. U. "They laugh that win." MARY EVANS College Preparatory, Western College for Women. "Martha " "Bohemian Girl." Pieria 'l8. Philomathean '18. "Good sense' and kindness of heart." THE POLARIS E GERALD TYLER College Preparatory, O. S. U. Polaris Staff '16-'18. "Tides of honour add not lo his worth Who is himseb' an honour to his titles." LILLIAN B. REED Orpheus '18. Watau a. " Martia. " ' 'Aint fdiry Lillian. " GLADYS ELENOR SEWARD College Preparatory, O. S. U. "So 'where I go, he goes." ALFRED WORTHING College Preparatory. "Deeds, not words." ROSE VIOLA TOWNS College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Martha," "The mildest manners and the gentlest heart." RUTH SKIMMING College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17 . Secretary of Pieria '18, "They who are pleased themselves must alwoys please." E -' - , L- l THE POLARIS HELEN DUNBAR College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Let gentleness my strong enforcement be." EDITH ABI GAIL CORP College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Thy modesty's a candle to thy merit." DONALD VINTON BENNETT College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Phllomathean. Thesplans. "The Man Who Stole the Castle." " Down in Maine." " The District Attorney. " "Little Lord Fauntleroy. " "Out-sobered sobriety." EMILY LENORE FLEMING College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria. '17. Y. W. C. A. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha," "In truth, sir, she is pretty and honest and gentle." MARION GRIFFITH College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Martha " "Endurance is the crowning quality and pateince all the passion of great hearts." . ALLISON MANN College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Genh4s is talent and irresirtible energy." W1 l THE POLARIS SAMUEL BAIRD College Preparatory, O. S. U. Ujlerrily, merrily, shall I live now." MARJORIE MINNICH College Preparatory, O. S. U. "We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade." DOROTHY McCULLOUGH College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Martha" "A lways sociable and complaisanlf' CHARLES LAWRENCE BROBST College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Ile may have a temper, but il never shows." CLARICE Mai-:DONALD College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Girls' Glee Club '16-'17-'18, "Bohemian Girl." "Martha. " "She's all my fancy painted her." DORIS LORAINE LOMBARD College Preparatory. Pieria. Watauga. Y. W. C. A. Hiking Club. "Martha, " "I like the laughter thai opens the lips and the heart." THE POLARIS CLAIRE JOHNSON College Preparatory. O. S. U. "Of manners gentle and of ajfeclious ERNEST G. DAVIS College Preparatory, O. S. U. Football '16-'17. "For many ajoke had he." LAURENCE L. BRYAN College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Careful and lhorough of conscience MARIE 0. WILLIAMS College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria. Philomathean. "She has two eyes so sry! and brown. ESTHER KOBMAN College Preparatory, Chicago College. Pieria. Philomathean. Orpheus. Y. W. C. A. "To sorrow I bade 'goodmorrouz' " FLORA MYERS College Preparatory, Otlice Training School. " Martha. " "Few things impossible to diligenref' Take fare." mild." and duly." Tl-IE POLARIS HAZEL MARIE NEFF College Preparatory, Cincinnati School of Music. Watauga Assembly '17. " Martha. " 4'. l lways prepared. " ROBERT DICKSON College Preparatory, O. S. U. "This is a very good world to live in." LINN LAFAYETTE DENUNE College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Strong reasons make strong actions." MIRIAM LOUISE CHARLTON College Preparatory, O. S. U. " Martha. " "The rose lhat all are praising." RUTH ELLEN RATHMELL College Preparatory. Y. W. C. A. '16-'17, "Martha." "Bohemian Girl." "Indeed she shone all smiles." MARY ANN DAVIS College Preparatory, 0, T. S. Pieria. Y. W. C. A. "The smile that glowed." THE POLARIS LUTHER SLOAN CLARK College Preparatory. "Must I be called shy, because I am RUTH MARSHALL College Preparatory, O. S. U. Hiking Leader. Pieria '18. "Martha, " "She be fairer than the day." ELIZABETH JACKSON College Preparatory, Business College. "Martha" '18, "Who never wanted a good name. From those who spoke her prafsef' CHARLES L. BAKER O. S. U. College Preparatory. "Young, valiant, wise and, no royal." GRACE WHITE College Preparatory. "A virtuous maid." NAOMI LUCILE SIEBERT College Preparatory, O, S. U. Hiking Club '17-'18, Thespians '17-'18. Pieria '16-'17-'18, Orpheus '17-'18, Girls' Glee Club '17-'18, Y. W. C. A. '16-'17-'18. " The District Attorney. " "Alice in Wonderland. " "Martha " "Ever cheerful, ever bright," ' modest? " doubt, right THE POLARIS MONTGOMERY CAMPBELL College Preparatory. "A good heart is worth gold," MARY SHOOK College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Hail lo Queen Mary." ALMA DICKEY Colle e Preparatory. S 'fu 0. C. . "Her rhferful looks were highly contagious." GEORGE OWSTON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. 'Tho' modest, on his unembarrasxed brow Nature has written 'Gentlemanf " OLIVE BUSICK College Preparatory. 0. S. U. " Martha. " "Still waters run deep." MARTHA DARBY O. S. U. Pieria. " Martha. " "Quia and welllconlenlf' THE POLARIS HELEN ELIZABETH TANNEHILL College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17-118. "Whose words all ears look rapliref' F RE D D 0 W N S College Preparatory. O. S. U. Watauga Assembly. "I forge ahead, nor can the opposing rush that sways all else, my mrwafd progress duck." JOHN HOWARD THOMSON. ColleQGe,Preparatory, Ohio esleyan. " The Admirable Crichton. " "To thine own seb' be true." DOROTHY A. WALTERS College Preparatory, O. S. U. "A winning 'way and a pleasant smile." RUTH ELIZABETH TAYLOR College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria. Watauga. Y. W. C. A. Girls' Glee Club. "Martha, " "A kindly lass is she, I'm sure." OLMA ARETA THOMAS ON College Preparatory, Office Training School. Y. W. C. A. '17-'18, "Passing Show." Orpheus '18. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha. " "A gracious maiden relainelh honor! THE. POLARIS MARGARET VARLEY College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Orpheus '17-'18. Pieria '16-'17-'18. "And then she looks so modest HAROLD MONTAG College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pres. Orpheus '18. Orchestra '16-'17-'l8. Philomathean '18. Watauga '18. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha. " "They well deserve to have ur That know the strangest and s ROBERT MYERS College Preparator , 0. S. U. y all the while." est 'way to gel "He is the mildesl mannered man." MABEL BARR College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17. " Martha. " "BeaulU'ul as sweet. " JENNIE FRANCES SPURRIER College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Basketball '18. Hiking '18. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha " "She rules her own mind." MARCELLA HOUSER College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Hiking Club '17-'18. "Martha " "There was a little girl who had a liltle curl." THE POLARIS ROBERT NAUTS College Preparatory. Basketball ' 15-'16-'18. "True as the needle to the Pole, Or as the dial to the sun." EDITH MAE WILLIAMS College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria. Orpheus. Wataauga. " Martha. " "One 'whose example could be followed with excellent results." TREVA SILER C llege Pre tor , O? S. U. para y Girls' Glee Club. "Bohemian Girl." " Martha. " "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance." PAUL WEISENBERGER College Preparatory. "Good manners are the small coin of virtue." HELEN POULTON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Wit and beauty, hand in hand." DORA BINCKLEY gogeggfreparatory, "An ounce of mirth is worth a pound ofsorrowf' THE POLARIS IVO JOSEPH SCHROETER College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Frank and fair. On the square." SARA ISABEL RICHARDSON College Preparatory, Y. W. C. A. " Bohemian Girl. " " Martha. " "A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpelual leller of recommendations." ANNA ELIZABETH NOE College Preparatory, Business College. "At learning's fountain il is sweet lo drink." NEWMAN R. THURSTON College of Pharmacy, 0. S. U. "He knows all about it- He know:-He knowxI" HELE N VAI L College Preparatory. "A still, small voice." VIVIAN VERESA BARNES College Preparatory. "By diligence she wins her way." THE POLARIS l nowum YoUNc. q College Preparatory. . 0. S. U. "Long and lean, but quile good looking for all MGI." MARIE HARTMAN College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '16-'17-'18. N Martha. y ' "Thoughlless of beauty, she is Beauly's self." JULIA NEWKIRK College Preparatory. 0. S. U. "Even virtue is more fair when il appears in a bcauliul person." LESLIE McCARTY College Preparatory. O. S. U. Watauga. - "A quiet fellow, but a manly one." THELMA KILGORE College Preparatory. Pieria '17-'18. Philomathean 'l8. Hiking '18. "Martha. " "The glory of ajirm capacious mind." MIRIAM IRENE VOUGHT College Preparatory, O, S. U. Watauga '17. "The world delights in sunny people." F , THE POLARIS DONALD SEELY CHAPMAN College Preparatory O. S. U. Basketball '18. Debating Team '18. "Wise men are instructed by reason." MILLIA DYER College Preparatory. O. S. U. "No profit grows when is no projl Ia'en." ELIZABETH G. GUERIN College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria '17-'18. "Whose noble praise desires a qyill plucked from an angel's wing." RODNEY A. BELL Science Course, O. S. U. Football '17. . "Sir, I would rather be right than be President." MAYME KE RNS College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Martha. " "Sometimes a smile says a lot more than words." MONICA KOONS College Preparatory. Business College. " Martha." Y. W. C. A. "Silence is one great arl of conversation." T H-E POLARIS NORWOOD BLAKE College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Happiness consists in being perfectly .salisjicd with what you have and what you haven't." NIHL PARKER College Preparatory, O. S. U. "One of the quiet, sludious kind." CLAUDIA MORGAN College Preparatory. Business College. , Pieria '18. "Martha, " "A noble lype of good, heroic u'omanhoo'i." EMILY MURIEL KNOX College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Girls' Athletic Association '17-'18. ' ' Bohemian Girl. " " Martha. " "She drives away sighs and keeps you good humored all the day." MARGARET MERRILL CARGILL ' College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Pieria '15. Philomathean '15. Orpheus '16-'17-'18, Girls' Bible Class. " Bohemian Girl." "Martha," "All girls are good." ROBERT HATHAWAY College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Hail fellow, 'welljmetf' , rf' 'W ' 'j' 1' "W W 34 T H E P O L A R I S AVIS ELDER College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria. "Gentle nfform and jixir office." EDMUND MESLOH College Preparatory. Baseball '17-'18. Band '15-'16-'17-'18. "H e that hath knowledge sparelh his words." GEORGE VAN VOORHIS College Preparatory, O. S. U. "My heart is jixedf' DOROTHY DURSTINE SMITH College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Girls' Glee Club '17-'18. Orpheus '17. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha " "Summer dronghl or singed air never scoreh thy tresses fan." DOROTHY SWEAZY College Preparatory, " Martha. " ' "Demure in manner, but in knowledge strong." DONALD PARK College Preparatory, Thespians. Debating Class '18. "A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men." ,- THE POLARIS EVART L. HENDERSON College Preparator , O. S. U. y "He kept his counsel and held his way." MAE WYLLINE KILLER College Preparatory, l Business College. , Orpheus '10. Pierla '18. "Martha" '18. "A dark-eyed maiden fair." ELIZABETH JEAN BROWN College Preparatory, O. S. U. Hildng Club '17, Ollaheus '17. " "Bohemian Girl." "Gay of heart, but gentle of manner." KENNARD ERK College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Football '16-'17. Basketball '18. Track Captain 'l7. "Olaf it ix excellent to have a great slrenglhf' J ORN BREEZE .Preparatory Philomathean '17. Radio Club '16-'l7. "Science surpasses the old miracles of mythobgyl' HOYLANDE DENUNE YOUNG College Preparatory, O. S. U. . Pieria '17-'18. Thespians '17-'18. "The Man Who Stole the Castle." "Alice in Wonderland." 'iAnd still they gazed and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all she knew." .. - --.E .,, Y ,,,-.,-.,.,.1 3 3 1 1 . i l 1 3 i 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 1 N W 'Y THE POLARIS GERALD LAUER College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "It is always good When a man has two irons in the jre.' LAURA MUTCHLER College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Thespians. Hiking Club. "Serene and pure amid the troubled day! MARTHA MARY HUGGETT College Preparatory. "Its good to be merry and wise, Its good to be honest and true." HAROLD OLIVER EDWARDS College Preparatory. "The friend of him who has no friend." GERTRUDE E. WEAGLY College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pieria '17-'18. Watauga '18. Philomathean '18. "The very room coz' she was in. . Seems 'warm from floor lo ceding." ECKKA GORDON College Preparatory. Pieria. Watauga.. ' ' Martha. " "A good mind possesses u kingdom." THE POLARIS EVAN MOUL College Preparatory, O. S. U. Boys' Bible Class. Football '17. "Martha " "What should a man do but be merry." HELEN MARIE ASHLEY College Preparatory, Normal School. Orpheus '15-'16. "Bohemian Girl." " Martha. " Thesplans '16-'17-'18, " The Admirable Crichton. " "Loyal and neutral in a momznlf' EMMA SELLS College Preparatory. 0. T. S. " Martha.. " "A modest maiden she." ABRAHAM ALLEN HOLME College Preparatory, O. S. U. Watauga.. " Bohemian Girl. " "Martha" "Two-fifths of him genius, ability the ROBERT WILLIAM FRY College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Treas. Junior Class '17. "Be always less willing lo speak, tha VIRGINIA- WALLIN O. S. U. Senior Play. "A kindly lass she is, I'mfsure," S fest." n to hear" Tl-IE POLARIS ERDINE MQCLURE College Preparatory, Western College, Oxford. "She mo-res a goddess and she looks a queen. RUSSEL BIXBY Science Course. 0. S. U. Philomathian. Boys' Glee Club. Watauga Assembly, Track '18. Debating Club '18. Public Printers '18. . Orpheus '18. " Martha. " Thespians '18. Advertising Agent. " Little Lord Fauntleroy. " "Rehearsal at Ten. " "Receipt for S10,000. " "He seems to be an interesting chap." RAYMOND GILLETTE GUTHRIE O. S. U. Watauga. Debating Team. "Eloquence is vehement simplicity." IRENE SALZGEBER College Preparatory, O. S. U. "A penny for your thoughts." ALTHEA TRACY ADAMS College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Pieria '17. Orpheus '16. Thaspians '17-'18. Y. W. C. A. Capt. Girls' Basketball '17. Junior-Senior Committee. Co-ed Committee. " Martha. " "The Admirable Crichton." '11 daughter of the gods, divinely tall and most divinely' fair." JOHN KING BOARDMAN College Preparatory, O. S. U. Thespians '18. "Good nature is stronger than tomahawksf' THE POLARIS PHOEBE ANNANETTE BLUE College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "Pieria, '17-'18, Thespians '18. Y. W. C. A. " The Admirable Crichton. " "Oh, yes, she smiles al them all." DONALD WIPER College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Athletic Editor of Polaris '16-'l7. Football '16-'17. Track '17-'18. Baseball '17-'18, "First in the jght and every grateful deed." REED C. TERRELL O. S. U. Football '16-'17. Basketball '15-'16-'17-'18. Baseball '16-'17-'18. Capt. of Baseball '18. "Sw1Qfter than a wearefs shutt1e."' SARAH RUTH GREENE College Preparatory, o. sp. U. "Oh, she was gentle and mild." HARRIET GALBRAITH College Preparatory. "Those about her shall read the perfect ways nf honor." ROBERT MANLEY 0. S. U. Band '15-'16. Philomathean '17-'18. Watauga '17-'18. Thespians '17-'l8. Business Mgr. of Thespians '17, "A Case of Suspension. " "The Senior." " Down in Maine." "A Rustic Romeo." "A Rehearsal at Ten." " The Troublesome Tramp. " "He had talents equal to business and aspired no higher." '-"rr-'-mi. All a l 3 ? 1 l l 3 f 1 l 3 1 l i . 'W I THE POLARIS VINCENT NAPOLI College Preparatory, O. S. U. "He who says in verse what others say in prose. HELEN FRANCES KUTSCHBACH College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Philomathean. Thespians. Pieria. " Martha. " "There was a soft and pensive grace Cast a thought upon her face." DURAVA HAVILAH WISEMAN College Preparatory, O. S. U. Pres. Y. W. C. A. '18. Pierla '18. Orchestra '17-118. "Martha," "Bohemian Girl. " Treas. Orpheus '18. Philomathean '18. Thespians '18. Basketball '17-'18, Hiking Leader '17-'18, "The way to have afriend is to be one." JOHN V. HORST College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Football ' 15. Baseball '15-' 18. "Far many a joke had he," MORGAN GLEN DAVIDSON College Preparatory v 'tHe fears the wiles of womarfs smiles! FIDELIA COLWELL College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Quiet, reserved and studious is she." v THE POLARIS LEE EVELYN GILLAM College Preparatory, Grant Hospital Training School. Watauga. Debating Team. "Martha " "A good sperch is a good thing." IIARADON BEATTY College Preparatory, University of Michigan. "The Honorable Crichton. " "Hang sorrow, can will kill a mt and ihengmre lefs be merry." CHARLES F. DAVIS College Preparatory, 0. W. U. Track Team 'l8. "I dare do all fha! may become a man." FRANCES CRAWFORD College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Junior-Senior Committee. "Petite .she was, and dainty, loo." JESSIE MARGARITE LAWRENCE College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Watauga, gierlgs. eus. Hang Club. "Martha " "In action faithful and in honor clear." ALICE LIVINGSTON College Prepa.ra.tory. Busigess College. ' ' Martha. ' ' "My thoughts are my own possessions." THE POLARIS JOHN F. HUDSON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Z learning. ' ' GE 0 R GE McKAY College Preparatory. O. S. U. "No sinner, no saint, but the best NELLIE WILSON College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Ma.rtha. " Orpheus." .GLADYS MORGAN College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Y. W. C. A. "Passing Show. " Philomathean '17-'18. Thespians '17-'18. Girls Bible Class '16, "Who mizelh reason 'with pleasur with mirth.' PHOEBE MICHEL x College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "I think we all do like her." DORIS MARY WILKIE College Preparatory. " Bohemian Girl. " "She's little, but oh, my, that's counts." "One of those who uphold our re putation for of I chap." "SimpIicity's rare charm is hers." e and wisdom not att that THE POLARIS RUTH ALICE COX College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Glee Club ' 15-'16-'17-'18. Orpheus '16-'17-'18, " Bohemian Girl. " " Martha. " "Truly a ray of light ana' gladnessf' DRAKE MURDOCK College Preparatory, O. S. U. "He dolls indeed show some sp like mit." HAROLD E. STEELE College Preparatory, O. S. U. "I want that glibc and oily art purpose not." JANE HATI-IAWAY College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria '17. Orpheus '17. Orchestra '16-'17. "Martha." "An essay on goodness and grace elegantly bound." HELEN MEANS College Preparatory, 0. S. U. "She'll say more in a minute throw back in an hour." DOROTHY M. BASS College Preparatory. 0. T. S. Thespian '17-'18, " Alice in Wonderland. " "A Rehearsal at Ten." "The Passing Show. " Pieria, '16-'17-'18. Treas. Y. W. C. A. '17- "Mi.stfess of herseb', tho' China falls." in one volume, '18, arks that are lo speak and than you can THE POLARIS JAMES ANDERSON l College Preparatory. W E "The cheerful man is a king." HELEN MARGUERITE BLACK College Preparatory, ' Business College. "A lways demure in school." EDITH MAE BABCOCK College Preparatory, Pieria '17-'18. Or anization Editor Polaris '17, Higing Club. "Martha. " "No beauty ts like the beauty of the mind." PAUL DENNIS College Preparatory, O. S. U. Orpheus. "His only fault is that he has nofaultf' ELLEN BOWEN Colle e Preparatory. O. S. "The.more you can enjoy, the richer and more mgorous yourself," LOUISE MARSHALL College Preparatory. O. S. U. Pieria. '16-'17-'18, "Matthan" "Bohemian Girl." "A face with gladness overs pfead Soft smiles by human tenderness spread." THE POLARIS EMILIE MAIER College Preparatory. O. S. U. "Martha," "Intent on knowledge. " ROBERT ALAN LEWIS College Preparatory, "Hs would not with peremptory tone Assert the nose upon his face his own." TOD B. GALLOWAY DIXON College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pres. Thespians '18. Watauga '18. Phjlomathean '18, Debating Team '18. Glee Club '15. Baseball '15-'16. Athletic Club '16. " Down in Maine. " " District Attorney. " " Receipt for S10,000. " "Things don't turn up in this world until somo- body turns them up." LOUISE ARNETT College Preparatory, Wellesley. Pierla. '18. "We have yet tohnd her enemy." MARY RUTH FORD College Preparatory, O. S. U. Philomathean. Pieria. "SeU command is the main zlegancef' JAMES M. FOGLE College Pre tory. 0. S. U. para Football '16-'17. Basketball '17. "That We is jne which rules itself." THE POLARIS SHERMAN LYON College Preparatory, 0. S. L. "To the young this is a world of action." ROBERT EVANS College Preparatory. "One cannot always be a hero, But one ran always be a mln." I-IE LE N H URLE Y College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Nobody ought to have been able to resist her eoaxing mannerf and nobody has any bus- iness to try." LOLA HELEN HENNACY College Preparatory. Watauga '18. Red Cross. "Martha " "Dainty is too common a word to describe her." KATHERINE KELLS Oberlin College. Pieria, '17-'18. Theiyians '17-'18. Y. . C. A. '15-'16-'17-'18, Orpheus '15-'16-'17-'18. Watauga '18, Hiking Club '16-'17-'18, Glee Club '18. "Bohemian Girl." " lNIartha. " "I hate nobody: I am in charity with the world." CARRIE DUNNING College Preparatory. O. S. U. "Yes, she looks like a student." THE POLARIS DOROTHEA MACK College Preparatory, O. S. U. Thespians. Orpheus. "Martha, " "Her lips tlvo snips of crimson satin ure." MELVILLE SAYRE College Preparatory. "He is always making a hit." HENRY HERRICK ABBOTT College Preparatory, , 0. S. U. Orchestra. "Martha" "The best of men That e'er wave earth about him." RETHA REAY Thespians '17-'18. Orpheus '18. Pieria '17-'18. Glee Club '18 Y. W. C. A. '17 " Martha. " "She has curls and smiles to spare." LOUISE SCHOCKEY College Preparatory. O. S. U. Watauga '18. Orpheus '17-' 18. "Martha.. " "Her voice is ever soft, gentle and Iow,' an excellent thing in women." LELAND STANFORD EVANS College Preparatory. O. S. U. "Tho' I am young, I scorn lo jlil, On the wings of borrowed wit." THE POLARIS 1 HELEN LOUISE WEINMAN College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Pieria, '16-'17. "Martha." "She means to know something before she graduates." DOROTHY MAY GARRISON Orpheus. Girls' Glee Club. Watauga. "Martha," "Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society." FRANK HENNACY College Preparatory. Watauga. "Straight as a lance." BLENN BANDCROFT DENUNE College Preparatory, Hiram College. Philomathean. Watauga. Thespians '17-'18. Senior Play. " District Attorney." " Rehearsal at Ten. " "A Receipt for S10.000. " "His I7f0'I!!'5 a throne where honor may be crowned." MARY ELBERFELD College Preparatory. "When she passed il seemed like the ceasing of exquisite beauty." HELEN ELIZABETH CARROLL College Preparatory. O. S. U. Thespians '17-'18. Girls Glee Club. Pieria. '17-'18. Orpheus '18. "Her sunny locks hang on her temple like 0 golden jleece." 1 THE POLAYIS MILDRED I-IORTON College Preparatory. O. S. U. "A beautUulface is a silent mmmendati MARY HAZEL DAVIS College Preparatory, O. S. U. "Honest labors bear a Inzvelyfacef HENRY LE DAUM College Preparatory, O. S. U. Thespians. Band '14-'15-'16. Manager of Band 'l6. Orchestra. 'l6. Mandolin Club '1f3. "Genius is entitled to respect." GLADYS McKIMMY College Preparatory. Watauga, '17. Hiking Club. "Ma.rtha. " "She was pretty to walk with and witty with and pleasant to think an." MARGARET MARY CURTIS College Preparatory. "Mart,ha.. " Watauga '18. Pieria, '17-'18. "Sweet as the primrose peeps bene thorn. " MARGARET KIMBALL . golgegggheparatory, "The best beauty is that which a piltur express." on," to talk aih the e cannot THE POLARIS E 1 HILDA MARY BLAKESLEY 1 College Preparatory, 0. U. Philomathean. "Martha " "Il's good for lhe mind to sludy hard." ELSIE DOW College Preparatory. O. S. l'. "Sweelnexs long drawn out." CHARLES FORD O. S. U. "Full big he was of brawn and 'eeks nf bones." SARAH J. COFFMAN 1 College Preparatory. " Martha. " "A girl that burns midnighl oil." ELDRED RUFFNER College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Pieria '17-'18. Watauga '17, Orpheus '18, Y. W. C. A. '18. Debating Team '17. Glee Club '18. "Martha.. " "This We would be very .Sorry without mnrellike ng.. FLORENCE MAE THE URER College Preparatory. O. S. U. Orpheus '17-'1S. Mandolin Club '17. "Bohemian Girl." "Martha.." "A girl of very few words." THE POLARIS HELEN HAZELTON College Preparatory. 0. S. U. Pieria '17-'18. ' Orpheus '17-'18. "Martha " Y. W. C. A. '17-'18. "The Passing Show. " "If1'ou once know her, you'l! lore her." MILTON C. JONES College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Baseball '17-'18. "A quiet boy at the most, Who naw 'was known bo boaslf' MARY BRADY College Preparatory. "Man delights not me." ELSIE KEMERY College Preparatory. O. S. U. Plerla '16-'17-'1S. Thesplans '16-'17-'18. " That Troublesome Tramp. " " The Admirable Crichton. " "There are few like her." DOROTHEA WHITE College Preparatory. Basketball '18. " Martha. " "Serious in everything." L UCI L E C LAR K College Preparatory. "A girl with a purpose." THE POLARIS 1 DEANE B. JUDD College Preparatory, 0. S. U. Watauga. Debating Club. "ll'i.vdom is lhe principal thingy wisdom." MARJORIE LEWIS College Preparatory. 0. S. U. "Beauty is an outward gift whic despised." HAROLD HOBSON HALL College Preparatory. O. S. U. Football '17, Basketball '17-'18. Baseball '18, "His ideals are as big as his size." X IW 'ff FW. fr 'Ulllllf lherejbre get h is seldom l 2 THE POLARIS 53 THE HISTORY OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS CLASS OF '18. E feel highly honored to chronicle the history of so distinguished a class as this one, of 1918, indeed, have the halls of North ever before been traversed by such a progressive and altogether up-to-date body? P September of 1914 was a fateful time for North, for then it was that the advance guard of the class made its appearance. John Horst, "Buzz" Rundio and Katharine Clark were among the standard bearers and such a peppery lot of freshies was never before seen! Sleepy old North was made to "sit up and take notice" awhile, when the lively youngsters made things hum. At the Senior-Junior of that year, our "freshies" Cfor in those good old days North boasted a class of the emerald childrenj, furnished amusement for the company in the form of a boxing match between the featherweight champions, john Horst and "Buzz" Rundiof' We forget the outcome, but it is to be sup- posed that the bout was closely contested and interesting, in keeping with the reputation of the class for pep. The next year, 1915-16, heralded the approach of the regiments from the junior Highs, and many shining lights were added to our number. Then it was that "Micky" McGuire, Annanette Blue and Donald Ross appeared on the scene, while johnny Hudson showed up to be a comfort to the teachers in their trials and tribulations. This year also, members of the class began to show their ability. Being now dignified Sophomores, we succeeded in electing some of our number to the Polaris Staff, while our classmate, B. Churches, was astounding all with his athletic prowess on the Held. In our junior year, from '16 to '17, we organized formally, electing officers to oversee the navigation of the class ship. We juniors proved ourselves indispensable to the school and its numerous organizations. Some of us starred in the drama, Cvia Thespiansj, some engaged in scientific research with Philo- mathean, while still others discussed politics and harrangued enthusiastic audiences in Watauga Assembly-all of which shows the versatility of the members of our organization. We astonished the school, especially the Seniors, by giving a fine junior-Senior, when nearly everyone had given up hope-which last shows our ability to rise to the occasion and should be added to the already long list of the virtues of this class. This year also, a Junior, the afore-mentioned redoutable B. Churches, had the honor of captaining North's football team, 54 THE POLARIS and the juniors on the basketball and baseball teams made it possible for North tocarry off the city championship in these sports. This, our Senior year, has been a prosperous one. Our class has kept up its reputation for pep, and our Senior-Junior will long be remembered. This year's Co-ed, while not strictly a Senior event, achieved a great deal of its success through the efforts of Seniors, you all, Cthat is, the girlsl, Will agree. We have stated before that this class is a progressive organiza- tion, and indeed, what could be more so than the fact that we have a lady editor-in-chief? Then, too, our vice-president, a young lady, has been doing a "rnan's job" this year, for our president left us in February. Altogether, this class must surely gain recognition for being an unusual body of persons, and we all cannot help feeling that North will loose a lot when she looses the Seniors of 1918. MARION MORREY, '18. SLEEP Sleep--a wondrous thing, A god that from his realm doth bring Temporary death to tired souls, A spirit, reaching far and wide, Spreading dreams on the mountain side, And by the shore where the ocean rolls. It is a tonic, nature's best, That gives to the body strength and rest, And blissful and sweet forgetfulness. It is a food, the most nourishing kind, That gives strength to the heart and power to the mind, And it is a period of happiness. , Sleep, a relief from trouble and toil, -From the cares of life and the world's turmoil, And a calm and quiet breath, Its a shrouding mist both wide and deep That seems sweet to me, and if death be sleep Then I will welcome death. B. F. '19. THE POLARIS 55 CLASS PROPHECY '-'- T rains all the time," complained Mary Stone. "There's nothing to do here. " "Let's go to the attic and look at old photographs and letters," suggested her fifteen-year-old brother. These two were the grandchildren of Julius Stone, jr., of the class of 1918, of North High School. ' In the attic, a few minutes later they were busily rummaging through the trunks, when Fred chuckled, " Oh, look here, what a funny girl I'Ve found!" - "See the funny bumps on her ears, " giggled Mary, "my, but she looks old-fashioned. " "It's signed, 'yours truly, Virginia Wallin' " said Fred. "Must have been some old friend of gramp's. She certainly is pretty." "Why, here's a bunch of old Polaris', the famous school paper of today. And here's a typewritten pamphlet that smells of cigarettes. Let's read it!" Settling on an old dusty sofa in a corner, they opened to the first page of, " The History of the Class of 1918," compiled by Stone. A letter, yellowed with age, addressed to his grandfather, fell to the floor. Stooping to recover it, Fred read the following: . June 29, 1919. DEAR SIR z-We are pleased to inform you that at the reunion of the class of 1918 you were elected historian. We realize that this will be a difficult and lengthy task, but we hope that as a token of your regard for your Alma Mater you will attempt it. Believing that this will be not merely a task, but a pleasure as well, I am, yours truly, MILDRED CLINE, Class Secretary. July 2, 1919.-I received notice today of my election as historian of the class of 1918 and after due consideration of the matter, have decided to accept the same. I believe the best way to go about this weighty task is to make entries concerning the members of said class as I chance to hear from them, either directly or indirectly. J.. F. S. Columbus, April 8, 1927.-Helen Ashley came into my office today for a recommendation to my old friend Raymond Guthrie, who is principal of the Dublin schools. She is seeking a position as kindergarten teacher there. You know she always was fond of kids. I wrote her a fine recommendation and I hope she will get the job. Then we sat and talked for a while about mutual friends. She had just seen Beatty, who had only that day returned from Washington. He had gone to pay his respects to our Congressman Ross, Qby the Way, Ross has the distinction of being the youngest 56 THE POLARIS man in the Housej, and to try to secure the enactment of the bill appropriating money for the beautification of the Scioto river front and vicinity. He said while there he attended a reception in honor of "Mick" McGuire and Mont. Campbell, Secretaries of VVar and Army, respectively, who were appointed to these positions because of their noble deeds when they led the party of U. S. troops who scaled the walls of Berlin, and got the first shot at the Kaiser Cthe last, too, that he ever feltl. Columbus, March 19, 1930.-Paul Burlingame is going to be married tomorrow! Sad to relate, the bride is not a North girl, but that can not be helped. There are to be quite a few North grads there, so I can get a line on a number of them. Columbus, March 29, 1930.-For the first time recently I have time to record a few facts. Their best man was Dean Trott, who is now a famous professional football player. Reed Terrill, also of our class, is the most noted quarterback in the country, far excelling East's "Chick," and Don Park is the manager of the team. The Rev. 'K Bee " Churches was the officiating clergyman, and he tied them well, you may be sure. Helen Vail, the wife of a veterinary doctor in the service of the city, was matron of honor. Ellen Bowen and Katherine Ferris, manu- facturers of f'Ye Olde Columbus Chewing Gum," were bride's maids. Mayme Kerns, a famous concert artist, played the wedding march, and Homer Ballard, well known to North High people for his exceptionally fine rendering of " Kitty Bell," sang for them. He is now sheriff of Franklin County. You see the bride is quite well acquainted with Paul's old North chums. Some of their ushers were of our class. Among them were Charles Davis, head of a furniture store in Denver, Bob Runyan, manager of the Penny Arcade at Olentangy Park, and Fred Downs, manager of the Majestic Theater. Bixby and Frankenburg printed the invitations and announcements. So, all round, it was rather a North Hi wedding. Chicago, June 17, 1933.-As historian, I came here to attend the fifteenth alumni luncheon of the class of 1918 of North High, held by the North graduates now in Chicago. The luncheon is to be the day after tomorrow, but as you see, I came a little early and am staying with john Boardman, who is a distinguished con- sulting engineer with headquarters here. We went to the " Follies" last night and saw Marion Morrey and john Hudson, dancers, in a new fantasy, "The North High High-Step," dedicated to their Alma Mater. Elena Calvo and Helen Garrett, too, had a number. john Tompson has succeeded ZiegHeld as manager of the Follies. Being a trifle worn out, I decided today to seek a good phy- sician-and whom do you think I found? I'll give you three guesses. No! All Wrong! Johnnie Horst, world-wide diagnosti- cian. His right hand assistant is Katherine Clark. She is looking THE POLARIS 57 ine and informed me that .Freda Schulz Went to France as a Red Cross nurse and is now-well I've forgotten the name. Never could remember French. At dinner tonight we had the best bread I've eaten since thc war, and would you believe it? I found it was Brenneman's bread! Yes, Russ is at the good work of preparing the staff of life, and his chief delivery boy is Sam Baird. Never thought Sam had such high aspirations, did you? Chicago, june 20, 1933.-Well, the luncheon was yesterday and we certainly had a full day. There was a fine treat in store for us. Dorothea White, Ruth Greene, Elizabeth Brown, Annanette Blue and Helen Black, accompanied by Milia Dyer, rendered a highly colored version of "Nelly Gray. " You notice I have used the maiden names of these girls Calthough they are all marriedj because it was by these familiar cognomens that we knew them best. The toastmaster, Bob Nauts, in partnership with Frank Harper, has become a competitor of Spaulding in the manufacture of athletic goods. Helen Elliot gave a short talk on "The Appalling Lack of Industry in the American School Children of this Generationf' Helen is now the governess of Queen Liliuakalani's grandchildren, and under her guidance they are becoming quite civilized. Frank Hennacy, of the United States secret service department, who by his ability to smell out illicit stills, breweries and saloons, has done much to enforce nation-wide prohibition laws, gave an interesting talk on "The Value of a Good Nose." julia Newkirk spoke on, "The Theory of Domestic Economy." She was selling her cook books, and many of those present kindly gave orders for her newly revised book, just published, a number of copies of which she always has with her, and she is at any time ready to talk of its good points. Strange to say, in spite of her many suitors, she remains Miss. john Breeze, noted scientist, gave "Reminiscences of My Trip to Mars." The program closed by those present joining in the one lasting popular song of the war, " We're Glad You All Came Back to Us," words by Durava Wiseman and music by Harold Montag, written in honor of the North boys of '18, who went to the great war. At the luncheon we noticed what a particularly striking costume Mary Elberfeld Smith, a suffragette speaker, was wearing. We heard her tell Marjorie Minnich and Ruth Skirnming, in answer to their questions how she retained her youth so well, that it was all due to her Fifth Avenue modiste, Florence Griffith, her manicurist Helen Mull, and her hairdresser, Betty Guerin. She advised them either to go to those whom she had found so satis- factory, or if that were not convenient, to try " Long's and Tyler's Beauty Lotion." Yes, our old friends Tom Long and Gerald Tyler. We received greetings from Florence Woodrow and Lucile Siebert, who are professors' wives at the University of 58 THE POLARIS California. The profs. were lucky guys, don't you think? The police stationed around the hotel are Bob. Hathaway, Harold Hall and Tod Dixon. There was some question about taking Dixon, but the three were weighed together, and an average taken, so he landed the job. Well, I guess these are about all the alumni who made themselves in evidence at Chicago. Columbus, jan. 24, 1935.-I went down to the opening of the new North High school today. Yes, really, a new building and they were holding a reception. Robert Lewis was architect for the building, Nihl Parker contractor and Louise Arnett decorator. We understand now why we could not have a new school in the old days-there was no one capable enough to undertake the job and do it well, until our class came along. Clare Schooler has charge of the gym work for the girls now, since Miss Quillin is married. There is also a boys' gym under the direction of Donald Wiper. Harold Ackerman has charge of the physics depart- ment, and has completely overturned the scientific world. In spite of the fact that the old scientists thought the only perpetual motion machine was a woman's tongue, he has discovered a mechanical device which has perpetual motion. Althea Adams now has Miss Needles place and is as well beloved by her pupils as was Miss Needles in our days. Dorothy Boyd and Betty Lane are running the lunch room and the kids certainly are getting good eats! Donald Chapman, a famous lecturer, also of our class, gave an appropriate talk. Music was furnished by Murdock's Orchestra, some members of which-whom we know- are, Mort Parker, Melville Sayre and Henry Abbott. At the reception we met Margaret Stover, now the wife of a foreign missionary, who informed us that Vincent Napoli is a missionary in China, and also mentioned the Varley girls, now successful housekeepers in spite of the fact that they are prominent club women in Baltimore. As I was leaving the building and going to my machine presented me by Charles Ford Cyes, it is really a machinel, I noticed across the street Paul Harris' "Book and Paper Shop." Paul is supplying the school children of today even better than he did us. Anne Farber is buyer and chief clerk. Anne told us that Eldred Ruffner, Helen Poulton and Mabel Barr have become very famous in the movies, and said that she saw jane Hathaway, Mildred Eade, Evan, Moul, Lowell Denman and Kennard Erk last week in a patriotic review at Keith's. ,,Columbus, Sept. 14, 1939.-Was reading Judge this morning and that reminded me that I should mention in this chronicle that Norwood Blake is editor of that magazine and is running many clever cartoons by "Pat" Hannon. . ,l.p Columbus, June 27, 1940.-Saw in this morning's paper that Helen Tannehill has been awarded the world's championship in tennis for middle-aged women. She was barely old 'enough to THE POLARIS 59 compete, but she managed to get in. Saw also that Norma Schmidt has had a wonderful statue in the Louvre in Paris. Ruth Marshall posed for her, so no wonder it's good. Columbus, December l2, 1940.-Helen Kutschbach has been studying music in Europe and has just returned. She will appear Christmas day in a concert, the proceeds of which are to go to the West Side Settlement, of which Edith Williams is matron. Columbus, jan. 10, 1941.-By the way, Jack Lawyer, following the profession indicated by his name, is handling the interests of Helen Means in the big damage suit being tried now in the Federal Court under United States Supreme Judge, James Fogle. It happened that William Walton, the defendant ran into and smashed her fine new Charlton and McClure airplane, through careless driving. The plane was one of the best to be had, being manufactured at the plant of Miriam and Erdine. It just happened that she was unfortunate in not having any of Harold Edward's insurance. Columbus, March 25, 1941.-We were in Kampman's the other day for a costume to wear to a fancy dress ball to be given by Harriet Galbraith, the wife of a prominent war hero. The clerk who waited on us was none other than Gladys McKimmy, who is said to be an expert in her line. From Kampman's I went across to the Weisenberger Building to "The Book Shop" owned by Louise Marshall's husband. On a magazine cover a startlingly beautiful face greeted me. Yes, just as I had thought, it was Lucille Jenkins! On the shelves was a neat little booklet written by Dorothy Walters on Gertrude Weagley's experiences as a teacher in a mission school in Africa. We understand that Gertrude was too bashful to write it herself. The floorwalker, Louise Shockey, called our attention to the book of "Revised Rules for Athletic Sports, 'l by Esther Kobmang also to a pamphlet on "Scientific Agricultural Experiments," by Evart Henderson and Paul Dennis. Seems queer, doesn't it, that we either knew nothing of, or never appreciated their genius in school? Columbus, March 26, 1941.-Ecca Gordon has become a well- known and appreciated social settlement worker. Among others of her stories she tells this one of her experiences. A little girl who lived in the slums was invited to a party given by a wealthy woman, Helen Weinman, for the poor kiddies. The child was talking to Helen and asked these questions :-"Does your husband Work? How much does he make? Is he good to you? Does he ever beat you? Does he drink?" 'Helen answered the first questions half-satisfactorily in a dazed manner, but at the last one she stopped. "Why, little girl, don't you know it is very rude to ask such questions? " " No, mother told me to behave like a lady, and that is the way they always talk when they come to our house," answered the youngster. E P x 60 THE POLARIS Columbus, March 27, 1941.-At Harriet's ball last night I saw Howard Growden, a society man and Julian Davidson, who is popular with the ladies because of his bachelorhood. Ruth Cox, Bernice Gearheart, Stanford Evans, Charles Baker, Alma Dickey, Helen Hazleton, Mildred Horton, Margaret Kimball and Phoebe Mitchel were there costumed in their cleverest. Harold Creamer was there dressed like a millionaire and I guess that the interest he gets from his bonds and Thrift Stamps really is no small amount. Columbus, june 3, 1942.-Today we received a copy of Maude Dickinson's and Dean Judd's translation of Virgil. As far as I can remember that classic, it is very good. Cleveland, April 30, 1943.-We decided to be extravagant and stop at the newest and best hotel in the city of Cleveland. It is the Kintner and Bennett Hotel, owned and operated by Chester K. and Don B. Mighty ine place. Columbus, june 15, 1943.-I have here recorded everything that I know, or have been able to discover concerning the members of our class Qexcept my own bad habitsj, so the record of 1918 must here close as far as I, as historian, am concerned. Bk Bk Ik wk Sk Pk Sk ik "Well, isn't that the funniest thing ever? All about grandpa and his friends, " said Mary. "Bet he never thought we would get a'hold of this, " laughed Fred. X 9 N W -IXIARGARET WALKER AND MARTHA CRUM, Sibyls. 1 4.1 . 1 it I ,V X, S 'A an THE POLARIS 61 THE STORY OF RENE ENB was a Belgian peasant lad, a stolid youth of thirteen. ,He lived in a small village near the Belgian frontier. The peasants looked upon Rene as a stupid child, because of the unsuccessful efforts of the Abbe to teach him the rudi- ments of arithmetic and French. Perhaps his personal appearance had a great deal to do with the people's opinion of him. His blue eyes shown none too brightly and his square forehead did not give an appearance of intelligence. Furthermore, the peasantfs clothing which he wore was coarse and not as clean as it might have been. At the beginning of the great war the Germans had come through the village in their great effort to reach Paris. Many of the peasants fied, many were ruthlessly slaughtered, but Rene and his .family were not included in either class. The explanation lay in the fact that Rene's father, who was the miller in the little village, had courage to meet the invader and also the Germans needed some one to grind their grain. So the miller and his son were allowed to remain. It was during the German advance that an incident occurred that imprinted itself on Rene's memory. The German soldiers were sacking the village. The few civilians who were left had taken refuge in the cellar. There they were huddled together in terror. Rene crept steathily away from the others and mounted the steps to the kitchen of the cottage. There timidly stealing to the Window, he looked out on the narrow street with its grass- bordered canal. Two or three young German officers were standing in the sunshine. From a distance came the shouts of other Germans, reveling in their spoils. On the edge of the canal lay the body of a Belgian. In accord with the general spirit of revelry, one of the German officers placed his foot on the body of the Belgian and struck an attitude. He also shouted a sentence in German which was greeted by much merriment from his companions. It was then that Rene had occasion to notice the shoes of the German soldier. . The occupancy of the Belgian village did not last long. In ,a few months the little town was free from the invaders. The few peasants who were left settled down to their gardening and there was peace again among the ruins and the incessant thunder of the big guns. And then it was that the little Belgian soldiers came through the village and took up their position a short distance away. Then the hammering of the guns came nearer and reminders of war came in the form of lorries, munition trucks and ambulances, which plowed their way through the village street. One day Rene, seeking a respite from weeding the small garden plot, wandered into the village crossroads, where motor- , 4 62 THE POLARIS trucks and soldiers were gathered, waiting for the command to move on. Despite his stupid appearance, Rene was a good observer and what he saw made an impression which remained with him. As he scanned the group at the cross-roads in his slow way, a man in the dress of a peasant attracted his attention. Peasants in a small village know each other and this man's face was unfamiliar. Although Rene took an interest in this man, the boy had no suspicion and regarded him merely as a peasant from a neighboring village. The man stood at one side of the road, smoking a cigarette, and he appeared to be speculating. At length he approached a group of soldiers and entered into con- versation with them. Rene was at some distance from the group and consequently did not hear the conversation, but never- theless the man interested him and he continued to watch him. Soon the man struck off across the fields with an awkward gait. It was then that Rene caught sight of his shoes. He had reason to remember those shoes. They were those of the German soldier. Rene decided to follow him. The man went in a round- about way to a small abandoned house on the outskirts of the village. It was the same night that one of the villagers caught sight of rays of light which fiitted across the fields at regular intervals. The next ,day it was the theme of the village gossip. Rene's suspicions were aroused. Although the man with the German shoes did not appear again, Rebe determined to investigate. He did not let any one know his plan, not even the Abbe, the confidant of the peasants. At night Rene crept across the fields to the abandoned house. There in a beet field, sadly in need of cultivation, he waited. The house had been shelled, the upper fioor was gone and part of the wall had been torn away. All was quiet for what seemed hours to Rene, stretched at full length among the weeds. At length a stealthy figure, which Rene instantly recognized by the strangely awkward gait, made its way toward the house. A few minutes later a light fiashed across the lield in front of the house. It was followed at regular intervals by another, and another. Rene counted seven. Then the light changed to red. There were twenty red lights. Rene was satisfied. l A That night he went to the Abbe's house and told a very strange story, much to the surprise of that dignified gentleman. On the following night a select body accompanied by the Abbe, crept out to the abandoned house and when they returned another was added to their number. Furthermore, at sunrise a man,was shot on the charge of being a spy. . , Rene has become the hero of the village and is no .longer regarded as stupid and dull. He is known as,"little captainffgby the Belgian soldiers who come through the village and his greatest ambition is to become an officer in the Belgian army. 2 -,. LoUrsE SHOCKEY, '18, W X XX AL X X x X K 1 I N , ,- X F , I X w WLS S N XX 42 lt: f x ,. X. Lg. X . X X MX - X-. x X' XX X xx X 'Ill X, 1 A V x A-f N o QFQTQUFSQ 31525 A XX X , 1ffQof? :x-Q X f ig-CK ' Y T vLrg . u V K X X X Q X X Sze?-D?i'63g: Q, :mix wigzffiiffiiiii A- ig'-QSPP' i'Q'Tw mg' mwaign' " -H 3 -iii 7,G,,E,fg-5 1 3 X 3' xv- Q . QE"E?iS?Z55??ism Q-"2-i,:-f :E-gui? ' gf his ,,Q'oZ'Q'iz.z for ugzgqx 5 agus gg .7 X 551-il amiga 1 X X :it-122942 Q- 'R f ""l'wIf"' X Q1 My J fwfsxsf MXN X axwhigf' - A A w 64 THE POLARIS THE DYE INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED STATES N AUGUST, 1914, when the Great War began, the importation of dyestuffs in this country practically ceased. At that time the United States were producing but 33,000,000 worth, out of the necessary 315,000,000 worth, or one-fifth of the whole amount consumed in a year. Besides the textile industries, the paper industry, the feather and leather trades and other minor industlies were threatened with disaster unless some means were produced to furnish them with the needed coloring materials. Accordingly, on January 26, 1915, the United States Senate directed the Secretary of Commerce to report fully the facts relating to the supply of dyestuifs for American textile and other industries, as well as the sources of such supply, the extent and nature of the supply, and similar information. The duty of gath- ering this information Was assigned to the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, and Dr. Thomas H. Norton, the expert of the Bureau, prepared a preliminary report on "DyestuHs for American Textile and Other Industries, " which was issued March 26, 1915. This pamphlet was useful as a source of knowledge to those who were in the dye business then, and to those who were considering starting in the manufacture. In the early days of 1915, there were four concerns manu- facturing dyes, having an annual output of 33,000,000 worth. Each of these plants specialized in the products from some par- ticular trade, as woolen goods, cotton, paper, etc. The problem was then how to increase the production of dyes and to make the industry permanent in the United States. Soon many of the coke ovens equipped their factories with appliances for the production of coal-tar bases, from which the dyestuifs were made. The most diHicult part of the problem was the manufacture of the inter- mediate compounds from which the finished dyes are produced. Of these, aniline oil is the most important and by May, 1915, it was reported that the supply of this was sufficient to meet the demands of the dyestuffs manufacturers in the United States. More plants for manufacturing dyes were started, such as the Standard Oil Company of New York, and the Du Pont Company, of Delaware. New and improved processes and new dyes were reported during the year C 19151. A report issued by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce at the close of the year showed the 1915 production of American coal-tar dyestuifs to be at a rate of nine thousand short tons a year, whereas in 1913 the rate was three thousand tons. In 1913 all the intermediates came from abroad. In 1915 they were produced in our own country. By May, 1916, the American chemists and manufacturers had progressed so well that in that month colors to the extent of ' THE POLARIS 65 3594000 were sent out of this country. This gives a general idea of the wonderful headway made in that line. Today the United States is independent, chemically, of the world. Now not only enough dyestuffs are manufactured in this country to satisfy out own consumers, but also the products of the American laboratories are now being sent to other countries by the ton, the exports of dyes and dyestuffs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1917, having been over 3B11,700,000. Instead of importing as was done in the year before the war, fifteen and a half million pounds of blacks, thirteen and a half million pounds of blues, four million pounds of reds, and more than three million pounds of yellow dyes, we are now manufacturing in this country all of those dyes and more too. In this way all the money that was spent for these dyes outside of the country is now being spent in this country. At the present time there are one hundred and seventeen concerns, capitalized at more than 3200,000,000, that are making dyes which are as good and fast as those which Germany ever produced. About twenty-Hve thousand chemists are working to perfect all of the processes by which dyes may be extracted for the benefit of the country. It took the efhcient 'German chemists forty years to produce fifteen hundred different colors and shades, the results of endless experiments and years of experience. It has taken the American chemists two years to -develop three hundred of the main colors and shades, from which the different variations will be made after more experimenting. They have made blues, greens, reds, yellows, saffrons, violets, purples, browns, etc., and many of their variations. As one color and its shades were perfected the chemists took up another color and its shades, adding constantly to the list of fast and brilliant -colorings which were necessary for American industries of all kinds. Colors suitable for leather, textiles, straw, paper, ink, stains, pigments, varnishes, feathers, furs and many other purposes are now regularly obtainable from domestic sources. In regard to the intermediates which are rather difiicult to secure, the munition plants have the equipment adapted for making them. After the war, in addition to all the intermediates which are being manufactured by the regular factories, there will be the out- put of the munition plants which decide to go into the business -of making them, after having ceased 'making explosives. The process of making many kinds of dyes, such as basic, sulphur and mineral dyes is known. Vegetable dyes are also being used. However, the coal-tar products will probably continue to take the prominent part, on account of their abundance and quality. All of this indicates that the Americans are able to cope with the German scientists in the dye manufacture. JACK LAWYER, '18, :Zi L if Y QM- Eb f L L fm f N,X . ' 1 g P J 1N ' L-'w fa A -:fi ' I kmx0M,. fW1f6D,M'M' 5, THE POLARIS 67 PAT ANSWERS THE CALL HE great -transport, anchored in the harbor of a Jersey coast town, rocked and swayed at the bidding of the waves. The provisions were being carried aboard and the command was about to be given to the waiting soldiers to march onto the ship, which was to carry them into dangerous waters to the duty which lay before them. A motor car came swiftly up the little street and stopped near the soldiers and a tall, sturdy boy, receiving permission from his captain, ran to the machine to give a last farewell to his family. The big Airdale in the front seat greeted him joyously and leaped from the machine to give vent to further demonstrations. " Dexter, dear, " said the young lieutenant's brave, little mother, 'fI don't know what we will do with Patsy, he has been whining around for you since you have been gone. None of us can take your place in his affections. " "Poor old Pat," said Dexter, as he looked into the loving, pleading eyes of his dog. " How I wish I could take you with me, old pard. There's the bugle!" he cried, dashing away the tears that would come. "A kiss, mother, good-bye' little sisg write often, Mol., your hand, dad, Nancy, sweetheart, I'm coming back to you, Patsy, me darlint, you musn't follow meg go back." With a cheering smile, though tears filled his eyes, he ran to fall in line. In the confusion, no one saw a. dog sneak through the crowd and board the ship. Silently the transport slipped'from its moorings and made its way as silently to the sea to meet its convoys. That night, Dexter Barry, though asleep amidst strange surroundings, felt that something most familiar was near him. He was suddenly awakened by muffled steps crossing the cabin fioor. In a second, a big body pushed itself close to Dexter and a loving head was heavily laid on his master's chest. Why Pat, me darlint, you here? Pard, you ought not have done it! But they can't send you back now. You will have to stay, old doggie. Gee, I'm glad!" Dexter, contented and hope- ful, threw his arm around Pat and fell asleep. The next morning, the captain, seeing no other way out of the difficulty gave his consent that Pat could be a passenger on the ship, and there were no happier friends in the world than Dexter and Patsy. ' 14 PF wk PF Pk Dk BK if Sli Two months passed. All was a dead quiet in the first line of trenches of the American sectorg an attack was expected and all were awaiting it breathlessly. - 68 THE POLARIS The Red Cross dogs were at their posts, ready for action and among them, proudly displaying his badge, was Patsy. Dexter, kneeling in the lookout post, occasionally whispered words of encouragement to him. . . With a sudden fierce, impelling force the attack began, the Sammies, at first bewildered by it all, quickly regained control of themselves and gave bullet for bullet, and shell for shell to the trench opposite. Pat didn't know how much longer he could stand it, he wanted to go and comfort his fallen comrades of the transport, but he must remain at his post. Suddenly the shelling ceased, black forms were seen, leaping from their trenches. The Huns were coming "to teach the Sammies a lesson. " "All right, boys," shouted Dexter. "Let's give it to 'em hard! Show 'em what we're made of! Send 'em back where they belong! Advance!" At the head of his company, across "No Man's Land," ran Dexter, calling to his men. Appalled at the sight of the charging bayonets, the Huns began to retreat, still sending their death- dealing fire into the ranks of that gallant company. ' Patsy, still on guard, felt his body grow tense as he heard faint and far away, his master's voice, calling to him, "Pat, come!" With an answering bark, Pat leaped forward and ran as swiftly as an arrow flies, to answer that call. Into craters, over bodies, he flung himself until the very breath seemed to leave him. But his master needed him and he must hurry on. The Germans had reached their second line trenches and were returning fire on the Sammies, who had resumed their old places. Patsy, nearly exhausted, stumbled on a familiar figure which put out a weak hand to caress him. Controlling his ecstasy, Pat lay close to the body to rest for a moment. Then with all his great strength, he took a firm hold on his master's collar and dragged him a few yards. Dexter groaned and became uncon- scious, yet Pat struggled on, and when a cruel bullet buried itself deep in his shoulder, he did not whimper, but worked more savagely. Hearing a shout and seeing his comrades come to meet him, he dropped beside his master. On a cot in a quiet hospital Dexter received the news that Patsy could not live. 'tPard," he cried, "don't leave me, donlt die, Pat, I need you!" A convalescent in his wheel-chair turned quickly when he heard that voice. "Dexter, old boy," he called. "Is it Pat that is dying? Let me see him, perhaps I can save him yet. Where is he? " LiT...... H g THE POLARIS 69 In a small ante-room an operation was performed on Pat by Dexter's old chum and it was a successful one. He was -gently carried to a mat prepared for him and in a Week he was on the road to recovery. Towards the close of a sunshiny day, the patients in the con- valescent ward heard a low whine, coming from the dog on his mat at the far end of the hall. Dexter sat upright at the sound and gave a low, clear whistle. ' All the convalescents, waiting expectantly, saw Patsy limp slowly through the doorway and come down the aisle to Dexter's chair, where he seemed to forget his wounds in his delight at being again with his master. After greetings were over each one in the ward wanted to caress the brave dogg then as the ward became quiet and the rays of the setting sun came in at the open window, Patsy laid his head Wearily against Dexter's knee, happy to feel his master's arm around him. Thus dusk settled on the two friendsg upon the boy, thinking of his family and of " the girl he left behind him" so far awayg and upon faithful Pat, who once again had answered his master's call, that age-old call of love and trust, of one friend to another. DOROTHY MINNICH. X f TSW G wget W ? wing 2 X 'Amina T '1f'U'2.,S- ' Ps 1--El. Teacher-"And what do you intend to do in the future my boy Senior-Add a star to your service flag, Sir. 7 PJ? M. Sayre-"I like to dance awfully, but the music bothers me and the girls get in the way. "Miss your train, sir?" inquired the station man cheerfully of the man who had just chased down the platform. " "Oh, no, my friend," came the reply. "I was just chasing it out of the yard. You oughtn't to allow it around here. just see the tracks it's left. " ""'l l T l 1 4 1 1 1 W Z.- .V,,, , ,1 F e F I 5 . 1 , THE POLARIS 7I - THE STAFF Editor-in-Chief, MARTHA E. S CRUM ' Associates Senior Class Editor .... junior Class Editor ...... ..,........ Sophmore Class Editor ..... Athletics ,.............. Organizations .... Exchanges ....i. Locals ........ Artists ..... Alumni .... . ...... . Business Manager LESLIE L. ROBINSON . . . .Marion Morrey . . . .Dorothea Wilson . . . .Frances Sanford Marjorie Bass ' ' ' Benton Salt . . . .Christine Yerges . . .Marjorie Minnich ... .Hilda Blose f James Williams . Reba Maxwell 1 Gerald Tyler Kenyon S. Campbell Assistants Chester Kintner Walter Farber Faculty Members Advisory Board ..... ....................... M iss Haig, Mr. Washburn Treasurer ......., .......,........,.................. M r. Griiiith Art Advisor ,....... Faculty Reporter ..... ........MissGale ... .Miss A. Walsh 72 THE POLARIS I I 't X 1 OPIC aj ,x ,Jw 1 O the Seniors of 1918, who are saying farewell to high school, this is the most important week of your school life. It will stand out most clearly in your mind in later years. The other days, the days of honest work and play will be re- membered, but it will be your commencement week of which you will think oftenest. One can not see the real importance of one's task while still at work in any enterprise. It is after the work is done and one climbs to some high place, that he can look back at his Hnished work and judge its real value. So now, during commencement week, when you have finished your work, you may look back and see how important each day of it was. The Senior who has gotten the most out of his High School course is the one who can say, " I made friends, I learned to work when I didn't want to work, I learned how to go about learning and I gained some knowledge. " For such a one, commencement will mean very much, indeed. We say commencement, not graduation. It is true that you are graduating from high school, but it is a much more important fact that on this day you are commencing a life of very much wider bounds and more varied experiences. It is to prepare you for this that high schools are maintained. That you are graduating is important, but how significant that you are commencing! This is an auspicious occasion for classes in all years, but how much more so for this class, which is commencing this greater work at a time when the world is engaged in the greatest task to which she has ever set herself. Now more than ever detennination should be felt to go into the new phase of life and win. In the past year many people have been learning the cheapness of money. Money is only of value because of what it can buy. just now we are discovering how worthless the things are that money can buy. Success does not mean obtaining money. Far from it. Many a rich man is poor and many a poor man, rich. The really rich THE POLARIS 73 man is the man who is of some use to the World. The real test of how much a man is Worth, is, how many people would feel a lack if he should go out of the world. Go out into the World, Seniors of '18, with the detennination to make people need you. 'With the determination to be rich in the true sense, whether you live in a hovel or a mansion, and you will find that the world Will treat you Well. The world is always kind to the people it needs. May success go with you and may you every one become needed members of the human family. HIS issue of Polaris is the last by the present staff and the editor Wishes to take this public means of offering her sincere thanks to each and all Who have helped to make Polaris a success. To the staff which has so faithfully supported her, to the faculty members of the advisory board, who by their counsel and constant efforts always so readily given, have rendered very material assistance, and to the many students who have been constant contributors throughout the year, much gratitude and appreciation is given. We have enjoyed a very pleasant year. The associations with students and teachers, which have been a part of the year's Work, have made that work of great benefit. VVe wish all success to the editor of Polaris next yearg may he have as loyal support and as willing helpers. NIARTHA E. CRUM. S 74 THE POLARIS . g O .Ji 1-. SNATCHES FROM LETTERS FROM THE FRONT CClippings from letters received from Lawrence C. Yerges by the familyj " Our base has been moved and we are now in a village, a little larger than usual within shelling distance of the front. VVe were called out one night just after mess to go to the front. That was a couple of days after I wrote my last letter. Our position this time was in the third line trenches about a mile or so back of the front lines in an indirect firing position. It was the toughest we have struck yet. ' The attack did not come, but we were for four days and nights in an open trench with absolutely no shelter and it rained during two days and two nights. Mud, well, you should have seen us! ' "The second night we were there I had a chance to sleep for a couple of hours, but after trying to sleep for half an hour, I got up and went to the gun position. I had only been there a few minutes when it became evident that some action was taking place at the front. A minute or so later the rockets went up from the front line calling for a barrage. Well, wegave it to them. The gun I was on shot fifteen hundred shots in five minutes. the barrel got first red hot and then white hot. It was quite a sight, our battery of machine guns that night. It was then about three A. M. The affair soon dropped. We never know, from such a position, what our fire does, as we can't see what we shoot at, but we got the report that our fire was very effective. " I came through the experience of the open trench without so much as catching a cold. The position was a wooded hillside and it was naturally very damp. We got some boughs and put across the top of the trench and on top of these we piled cedar boughs. Then we put cedar on the bottom of the trench for a THE POLARIS 75 bed. Then We had Our Overcoats for blankets. But when it started to rain it came through our roof and the mud Oozed up through the bedr ' ' I "When We returned, We found those Who remained behind Wearing service stripes. Our six months in the zone of advance was completed May 2nd. NOW most Of them have gotten their service stripes. It is a gold strip ,similar to a chevon and Worn on the left sleeve just above the wrist. One is to be Worn for every six months spent in the zone of the advance. " The marriage Of Miss Esther Heasly, 'll, to Mr. VVilliam S. Barden, of Wooster, is announced for june 5th. Eliza, - 1: 5 : E .Qi Honor Roll The following are the names of North High Alumni who have joined the Colors since our last issue went to press: BOUN, RAYMOND BRADFORD, ROBERT CANTERBURG, PHILIP CLARE, HOWARD CLINE, JAMES CONRLIN, ALFRED L. COTTINGHAM, EDWARD DEMEY, RAY DEMEY, RAYMOND FISCHER, MONTFORD R. GANSHOW, LLOYD GATCH, ROBERT GRIFEITH, BARTON, JR HINDMAN, RICHARD HUNTINGTON, HUGH KEMERY, CLYDE LAWRENCE, CYRUS MILLER, KURTZ MOORE, HOWARD SHEPARD, RAY SHERIDAN, DAMON EARL SNIVELY, ROY ' TINDER, LLOYD 76 N .'l'HE POLARIS V I I ,. , is 'QQ 'ull v- "wa E ISWQL. , nl , 1 I, 0 if ,-5 A Nfl mg.. Q 35,1 5- ff HE teachers take this occasion to say " good bye" to all the pupils of the school. Good bye first of all to the members of the graduating class, who have been with us so long and who are now about to leave "Old North." Our good wishes follow them wherever they may go. To all our pupils we wish a pleasant, happy and profitable vacation. Be happy, enjoy yourselves, but do not forget to do something every day to help our soldiers in France. Remember that many North High boys are over thereg work for them, save for them, do not forget them. Good bye. AMICITIE ' KATHERINE D. KISER. The gentle memory of friends Is the silver crescent moon that sends A glory through the dim past's shadowy nightg But he who warms life's barren hours And wakes to bloom the dormant powers Of soul, he is the heart's supernal light. LETTER FROM CHAS. B. SAYRE LONDON, May 17, 1918. DEAR FRIENDS AT NORTH :- In pursuance of a promise exacted from me by several of you, I am impelled to write you, even if only briefly, of what has been seen that is of interest to you. My experience in transit must be omitted, much to my regret. In registering with the police, I took a few minutes the first day to step into one of the police courts where the same man acts as judge and prosecutor, conducting all the inquiry himself. Not many blocks away THE POLARIS 77 Cnobody outside of Columbus, I was told in New York, call them squaresj stands an imposing gray stone building of enormous proportions, which I entered out of idle curiosity, to find myself in an immense vaulted chamber or hallway from which radiate, in every direction, passageways to various civil and chancery courts, for I was in the great King's Bench building. All the higher courts of Great Britain sit here, even to the Supreme Court, which I just missed seeing in session. It is a curious and quaint sight to see all judges and bairisters in their wigs and surplices. We took a sight-seeing bus trip under the expert guidance of an ex-sergeant of the Royal Artillery, himself wounded four times, with two sons killed in Flanders, one at home minus a leg, and two more, all he has, on the front at present. Once I recall, in the solemn corridors of St. Paul's over the remains of the founder of the Y. M. C. A., after we had been invited to silent prayer, he turned an impassioned appeal to us to urge any "Yankee, " when confronted by some whining, weeping Boches, who might be captured, just to run them through, for as he put it, the only good German is a dead one. Our first point of interest that day was London Tower, started by the first Saxon invaders during the seventh century, where so many prominent figures have lost their heads, among them two wives of Henry VIII. The museum contains a great wealth of relics dating back to the first invasion of the Saxons. Perhaps the most fascinating spot within those famous Walls is the chapel, of purest Norman architecture, in which the knights, before being allowed to set forth on the Crusades, were tested by being compelled to kneel continuously from sunset to sunrise without support by so much as the tips of their fingers. A great feature of the Westminster Abbey is the coronation altar, where every one of England's monarchs, even to the present King George V, have been crowned. Of course you can read descriptions of these places of interest much finer than I can write, but your request is partially fulfilled and you are quite welcome. It was on the steamer Nellie. Some of the Iowa visitors were relating their experiences with fogs. "Yes, " said Curtis Cassie, "I've seen some purty thick fogs. Why, off the coast of Seagull inlet the fog was sometimes so thick that we used to sit up on the rail and lean up against it. One day while we were sitting up with our backs against the fog, it suddenly lifted and we fell into the water. " F w , . Y W THE POLAR'IS 79 PHILOMATHEAN NOTES HE members of Philomathean feel that they have been greatly beneited by the Work done in the club during the past year. The membership has been about forty. Several pins have been purchased, the standard one being used. We have had several meetings, although they have been a bit irregular for various reasons. The programs have been made as interesting and profitable as it Was possible to make them, and the faculty have been very kind in helping in the organization of the society and on the programs. Our topics this year have been widely varied. Some of the subjects discussed have been: "The Migration of Birds,"- "Russia in the War and Out," "Burbank Wonders," "Stamps," "The Aurora Borealis," "Washington Monument," "Conservation of Food," "Electricity" and "Woman in the War." - No society can be called a real society, no matter how much it does for its members, unless it has a social side. Recognizing this fact a Picnic and Dance were given at Glenmary Park on May 25th. If you don't think every one had a good time, ask them! The members on the social committee Were: Durava Wiseman, Chairman, Robert Jennings, Marjorie Minnich, Harold Montag and Maude Dickinson. We began the year with the following officers: Robert Manley, President, Bernice Hannan, Vice President, and Maude Dickinson, Secretary-Treasurer, and we closed with these members in office: Bernice Hannan, Presidentg Robert Jennings, Vice President, and Maude Dickinson, Secretary-Treasurer. The club closes its year With happy recollections of pleasant and profitable associations in the past and the members of the graduating class leave their best wishes for the continued success of the society in the future. MAUD1-2 DICKINSON, Secretary. x Y V i THE POLARIS 81 PIERIA Pieria Literary Society is closing a year which has been both a pleasure and a benefit to the members. We have ju st celebrated our twentieth anniversary of the organization, and because of this fact We can claim to be the oldest society now in existence at North High School. We have had widely varying programs during the year, and all have been very interesting, thanks to the program committee, Helen Hoskins, ex-otlicio chairman, Christine Yerges and Diana Taylor. It is our sincere hope that the future years may witness an ever increasing enrollment and interest in Pieria. According to custom, the president for next year was elected at the last meeting of the society. Helen Hoskins, whose picture you see in the insert, was chosen, and it is she who will have charge of the destiny of Pieria for next year. r The oflicers for the past year Were: Martha Crum, Presidentg Helen Hoskins, Vice President, Ruth Skimming, Secretary, Dorothy Boyd, Treasurer, and Clare Schooler, Sergeant-at-arms. V 4 V L. i THE POLARIS 83 ORPHEUS. The pupils of the music department at North High consider the year of 1918 the most successful one of any year. This department is made up of various organizations and each, in turn, have done something ,during the present year. The Orchestra has played for many of the Thespian plays. They also played at a reception given in honor of our Superin- tendent, Mr. Francis, at a meeting of the Central Ohio Mathe- matics and Science Teachers' Association at the Chapel at O. S. U., at a Parent-Teachers meeting at the Virginia Hotel and just recently at a commencement out of the city. The greatest effort of the musical department, however, was the presentation of "Martha" opera, by a chonis of over three hundred voices, assisted by the Boys and Girls Glee Clubs and orchestra. This presentation 'was successful, both financially and musically. At Mr. Robert's request, a portion of the opera was repeated at the second annual May Festival, given at Memorial Hall, by the various schools of the city. The repetition of the opera was very successful and Mr. Cherrington, of the Dispatch says, "The choruses were sung in fine crisp style with clear intonation and careful attention to shading by the large mixed chorus directed by Miss Falkenbach. " The girls of the chorus also had the opportunity of reappearing at the Patriotic League Rally, held in the Chamber of Commerce auditorium. They sang patriotic songs and it is pleasing to note that our High School outnumbered all the other High Schools put together. The Orpheus Club has also made progress. It has increased its membership to over one hundred and the programs for the year have been exceptionally good. A spread and dance were given during the year and the club is now planning a picnic. We are proud of our music department and We are glad to be -under the instruction of Miss Falkenback. FRED DAMSEL, Secretary. E i I 1 l 1 l 1 M ..ll. .,,.-.V V V w W i f w l v F THE POLARIS 85 THE THESPIANS The pupils of North High School who are fond of the drama and are willing to work outside of school time for their own enter- tainment and that of their friends, have from time to time, banded themselves together as a dramatic club. Such clubs have had many and varied objects to bring them into existence. The membership of one such club was exclusively boys, who under the guidance of one of their own number, Clarence J. Sullivan, produced "Our Boys" at the Chamber of Commerce Auditorium, some time during a certain spring term. V For five or six years such an organization maintained a brilliant existence under the leadership of Mr. Arlington C. Harvey, formerly Head of the History Department, who was at the same time the guiding star of the football squad. When the Athletic Association became self-supporting, the dramatic club was discontinued for a time. The immediate predecessor of the present dramatic club was organized for the purpose of providing the stage with settings and furniture. It was discontinued after a year or two of existence, and gave place the following year to the Thespians. The initial membership was much the same, and the aim was the same. The Thespian Club has had a continuous existence for four or five seasons, and at present has the largest membership of its history-about eighty-five boys and girls. At first the Thespian programs were more varied than they have been this year. Usually they consisted of an essay or lecture upon some pertinent topic, with a declamation, a musical number or two, and a short play. During the last year the Club has produced such plays as " Down in Maine," "The District Attorney, " "T he Troublesome Tramp, " "Alice in Wonderland, " "A Rehearsal at Ten," "Little Lord Fauntleroyf' and "A Receipt for Ten Thousand Dollars." What are the benefits to be derived .from membership in this organization? They may be viewed as three-fold: First, the purely intellectualg second, the power to express and portray varied emotions, and third, habitual poise and confidence in one's self. In closing, the Thespians express the hope that the work next year may be as interesting and profitable to the participants as it has been this year, and take leave of the graduating members by showering upon them a host of good wishes for their happiness and prosperity in the years to come. rw, , D, r V M, 4 THE POLARIS 87 THE WATAUGA ASSEMBLY The Second General Assembly has finished the session of 1918 very successfully. A quorum of representatives was always present and all our meetings were full of life. We discussed topics of the day in the form of House Bills which were presented by the members. Some of these bills referred to "The Declaration of War Against Germany, " " A simplified Taxing System," " Govern- ment Operation of Railroads, " " The Annexation of Hawaii, " etc. A Under Mr. Oman, as speaker of the House, all members acquired a lasting knowledge of parliamentary law. Our debators possessed a new freedom of speech in the warmth of legislative practice. The sessions have certainly been a pleasure worth while. So here's to the long life of the Assembly. FREDA SCHULTZ, Clerk. P I F l V' THE POLARIS 89 Y. W. C. A. "Smile awhile and while you smile Another smiles, ' And soon there's miles and miles of smiles, Because you smiled. " The Y. W. C. A. just closed its most successful year since its existence at North High School. All the High Schools of the city gave a joint reception and dance at the Elks Home in September, which started our relay of "smiles " The first work attempted was knitting for the Navy League and the Red Cross. The girls were very enthusiastic over the idea of turning the gymnasium into a knitting club for two days each month. This accounts for the fact that there were over sixty sweaters finished, besides wristlets, helmets and socks. Then the Y. W. C. A. decided to do their bit in this war financially, and for this reason "The Passing Show" was given, which included a short play, in which Clare Schooler, Christine Yerges and Martha Crum featured, a "Knitting Bee," in which Helen Wiseman recited "Some Little Bug," three numbers by a quartet, "Four Years, " a sketch on High School life, "Vogue, " in which our new member, "Donald Ross," sang "The Girl I Love Is On the Magazine Cover," Pageant of the Nations, with Althea Adams , as "America, " who introduced her allies, "Liberty" Olma Thomson appearing last, as the strains of 'A The Star-Spangled Banner" were heard. During the year the girls were given addresses on "Food Conservation, " "Patriotic League, " "Y. W. C. A. Work at O. S. U.," "Business Girl" and "Red Cross." The Y. W. C. A. was also entertained by pupils of Indianola School, who rendered a few artistic dances. In February the High Schools met at Central Y. W. C. A. for their annual banquet, which was made into a "War Supper" and in this North High girls represented the "Heavy Artillery. " After the banquet, each High School gave a sketch. ' The year's program closed with a Lawn Party at Mrs. Kauffman's. The Ofiicers for the past year were: President, Durava Wisemang Vice President, Katherine Kellsg Secretary, Lucille De Bra, Treasurer, Dorothy Bass. Committees-Chairman of Membership, Olma Thomason, Chairman of Program, Clare Schoolerg Chairman of Social, Dorothy Worthingtong Chairman of Service, Rhea McCarty. Our leaders were Ruth Stevens and Mildred McKenzie. 4 DURAVA WISEMAN, OLMA THoMAsoN. ,, vw, W 90 THE POLARIS President, PHILIP IIOUSTON Vice-President, DOROTHX' NIINNICK Secretary. DOROTHY New Treasurer, EDWARD ABERNATHY JUNIOR-SENIOR RECEPTION , Friday, May 24th, North High School was the scene Of great activity. The Junior-Senior reception and dance was in progress At eight o'clock the entertainment began in the assembly. It consisted of skits and sketches representing the countries Spain, Holland, France, Great Britain, Hawaii, Japan and United States. First on the program was the Spanish song, " La Paloma, " by Elena Calvo, accompanied on the guitar by Jessie Morrey. Following this, Martha Sanderson gave a gypsy dance. Next was it Dutch dance by Hilda Blose and Ruth Cox. F rance's skit made a very pretty picture with Madge Danford, Margaret Lawson and Kathryn Hall forming a background for Mr. Earl Hughs ex '11, who sang "The Marseillaise. " In Great Britain Grayliss Willison represented John Bull. Mildred Rader and Helen Schoene did the Scottish Highland F ling. Thelma Logan and Fred Damsel gave a good imitation of thc Irish Jig and Fred Damsel sang an Irish song entitled " Paddy's Legs. " Next in order was Hawaii, with Hawaiian music by Jessie Morrey, Dorothy Campbell, Pauline Dorn, Carrie Miller, Inez Park, Marie Shover, Fred Damsel and Donald Ross. THE POLARIS 91 Then came japan with "The Princess and the Baby Fox" played in pantomime. Those taking part in this were Dorothy Neff as the princess, Margaret Bowers and Helen Shade as maid and nurse, Serage Kutschbach as -Eto San, the prince, Mark Evans as the little boy and the magician and john Stoll, the baby fox. Dorothea Wilson read the story of the legend cast in poetic form by Miss Kiser. The United States was last, but certainly not least. Treva Siler portrayed Columbia, with Mayme Kerns and Shirley Mason on either hand as Liberty and Justice. Grouped around them were Ruth Patterson, Helen Hurley, Helen Kutschbach, Ruth Ford, Thelma Logan, Rhea McCarty, Ruth Cox, Mary Walker, Elizabeth Myers, Frances Sanford and Flora Myers, bearing the Bags of the allied nations. 'Mary johnson raised the American Hag, while a chorus of the nations made the room ring with the "Star-Spangled Banner." This was surely a fitting climax to the delightful program. ' The Juniors wish to thank the teachers and committees who gave their time to make the entertainment the success it was. THE SENIOR-JUNIOR OF 1918. LD NORTH woke up one fine evening from the slumber to which it early retires, to find itself decked out in festive array. The lights were bright, the floors slippery, and there was excitement everywhere, for it was the third of May, the date which had been ordained for the Senior-junior. After some preliminary dancing downstairs, the crowd adjourned to the assembly where they were entertained by a series of tableaux, staged by the various departments, and every- one agreed that they were the most beautiful and artistic things of the kind that North has seen for years. We wish here to extend our hearty thanks and appreciation to Miss Gale and Miss Daisy Scott, through whose efforts the tableaux achieved a great deal of their success. Last on the program was the song-hit feature, "put on" by those two distinguished minstrels, Mr. Wills and Mr. Vallance, dressed as ladies of the vaudeville circuit. This was a great success and the house roared its appreciation. Dancers refreshed themselves with punch served in the gymnasium, there being no other refreshments, as the committee wished to comply with Mr. Hoover's wishes wherever possible. In conclusion, we wish to thank the teachers of Miss Kirby's Senior Committee for their part in helping to make the Senior- Junior the great success it was and giving all of us such a good time. MARION MORREY, '18, THE POLARIS DEBATING TEAMS Affinnative Team RAYMOND GUTHRIE PAUL H.-XRRIS KENNETH JOHNSON LEE GILLAM Negative Team HELEN HOSKINS TOD DIXON DONALD Ross DONALD CHAPMAN THE POLARIS 93 f THLET1 . 5 F 843 5 CITY HIGH SCHOOL TRACK MEET4O O FIELD HI North proved the dark horse and stepped to the front by copping the meet. This makes two championship teams for the year. Not so bad, is it? Erk with two firsts and a second, lead in the scoring for North. Weaver and Hill had the mile all to themselves. Churches was first in the Discus and third in the shot-put. Atwell also helped pile up the points for the maroon and gold. East defeated North about a month before this in a dual meet and was expected to win the city meet, until North kicked the old dope bucket and brought home the bacon. North was first with MM, East 55M, Commerce 35M, South 20, West 10, Aquinas 3M points. The summary: 100-Yard Dash-Streets, East, won, Haines, West, second, Moriarity, Commerce, third, Sprague, North, fourth, Woods, Commerce, fifth. Time 10 3-5 seconds. 220-Yard Dash-Haines, West, won, Moriarity, Commerce, second, Sprague, North, third, Woods, Commerce, fourth, Bazelle, South, fifth. Time, 23 2-5 seconds. 440- Yard Run-Streets, East, won, Parker, Commerce, second, Magley, South, third, Miller, North, fourth, Gordono, Commerce, fifth. Time, 54 2-5 seconds. 880-Yard Run-Atwell, North, Won, Magley, South, second, Weaver, North, third, Wikesell, Commerce. fourth, Skates, West, fifth. Time, 2'minutes and 7-l5 seconds. One Mile-Weaver, North, won, Hill, North, second, Mikesell, Com- merce, third, McDowell, South, fourth, Middleton, East, fifth. Time 5 minutes, 7 seconds. 120 High Hurdles-Elgin, East, won, Isabell, East, second, Stone, North, third, Newpoff, South, fourth. Time, 17 seconds. 220- Yard Low Hurdles-Erk. North, won, Isabell, East, second, Swan- son, Commerce, third, Devore, East, fourth. Time, 28 2-5 seconds. Pole Vault-Erk, North and Wiper. North, tied for first, Cadot, East, third, Miner, East and Nonemaker, Aquinas, tied for fourth. Height, 9 feet, 4 inches. Sho! Pu!-Elgin, East, won, Pixley. East, second, Churches, North, ghirdli Freeman, Commerce, fourth, Hall, North, fifth, Distance, 41 feet, inc es. 94 THE POLARIS Javelin Throwvljcvore, East, won, Sauls, South, second, Pixley, East, third, Wiper, North, fourth, Stone, North, hfth. Distance, 135 feet, 2 inches. High Jump-Shidccker, South, won, Erk, North, and Swanson, Com- merce, tied for second, Davis, North, fourth, Isabell, East, fifth. Height, 5 feet, 5 inches. Discus Throw-Churches, North, won, Freeman, Commerce, second, Pixley, East, third, Robinson, South, fourth, Hall, North, fifth. Distance, 100 feet, M inch. Broad JumpfStreets, East, won, Atwell, North, second, Watson, Commerce, third, Nonemaker, Aquinas, fourth, Stone, North, Hfth. Distance. 18 feet, 6M inches. Relay Cone milej-Commerce, Won CWoods, Watson, Gordon, Parkerj, East, second. Time, 3 minutes, 52 2-5 seconds. BIG SIX TRACK AND FIELD MEET-OHIO FIELD North failed to place in the most of the finals, and thereby lost the chance of taking the ribbon. Weaver, Atwell, Churches and Wiper placed in events. Scott High, of Toledo, won the meet, with Moorehead the individual star. East, of Columbus, was a good second. North now began training for the city meet two weeks ahead. . fe 0 I , X- . c' A 93 A f X 2 i f . Bl ' ix K -,V I l I i Q39 'I '- . I f was I E att X 1 f X 1 'N ' h vga. , ., N 9 Z A355-ci? ,I wx JV VENI! VIDI l V VICI! THE POLARIS 95 NORTH 3-AQUINAS 11 North met Aquinas and was sadly defeated on a water-soaked diamond. Errors marred the game, due to slippery balls. This was North's first game of the season and showed how much improvement could be accomplished with a few practice games now and then. Hall weakened in the fourth and sixth frames and gave Aquinas a lead which they held to the end. This is the first time Aquinas has defeated a North team in years. Horst played a bang-up game behind the bat, while Churches and Maffet shone at the bat. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Aquinas ................. 0005050101llli North ................... 01002000038 Batteries: North-Hall, Churches and Horst. Aquinas-Kaiser and Faherty. NORTH 0-WEST 11 Brown had North's warriors at his mercy and won his own game with a home run which bounded into the weeds. As yet North failed to gain strength of hitting in the pinches, with men on bases and the result was a shut-out. Churches was wild, due to a sore arm and had little control with men on base. Horst continued his good work and seemed to be the backbone of the team with his peppery talk. Wallace and Wiper played good ball, Wal1ace's throw on a relay from short right getting the man at the plate in the early rounds. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H West ...,....,.............,, 00000614x118 North .....,................. 00000000008 Batteries: North-McCready, Churches and Horst. . West-Brown and Case. NORTH 9-EAST 4 North engaged in a great battle with old East and evened up football matters. In an exciting tenth inning rally, North scored five runs and cinched the game. Every time North and East hook up in a contest, look for a battle. Three double plays cut East out cold. Churches was improving as the game progressed. Wallace led off in the tenth with a hit to left and when the smoke of battle had cleared off five feet had dented the old pan. jones pegged two runners out at first from right field. Hall knocked the ball through the fence door for a homer. 12345678910RHE East ................ 0000101200465 North ....,...,...... 00020010159131 Batteries: North-Churches and Horst. East-Schneemilch, Rieser and Lemons. 96 THE POLARIS NORTH 2-COMMERCE 9 c A Commerce, supported by Mead, pulled loser to the old rag by defeating North 9 to 2. Horst and Ferrell played goodb all, both players making difficult plays. Churches went sky high and Commerce pasted him for 9 runs. Waffit and Wiper also played good. Churches hit four batsmen during the encounter. Shell got a home run for the downtown lads. 123456789RHE North ....,,.,........... 010100000283 110010600972 Batteries: North-Churches and Horst. Commerce-Mead and Wyman. Commerce .... ,..... ..... NORTH 7-SOUTH 3 North Walloped South in the last game of the season 7-3, at the Driving Park, Friday, May 24th. Although the game was but seven innings long, it was a hard played game. Churches was wild, but effective in the pinches. Two double plays cut off South's rallies. Horst was the batting star of the day, getting a single, double and triple in three times at bat. Mesloh and Terrell were right behind him in batting honors. Stephens played a peach of a game at third base, accepting six chances without a foozle. Cookes starred for South. 1234567RHE North ......,................,... 10104017110 South ........................... 1010001362 Batteries: North-Churches, Wallace and Horst. South-Frank, Cozad and Strad. THE GIRLS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Girls Athletic Association have not been slackers this year. The council was elected early last fall, as follows: Seniors- Martha Crum, Presidentg Clare Schooler and Betty Laneg Juniors -Helen Hoskins and Marjorie Bass, and Sophmore Juliette Tracy. They began their work early last winter when Dr. Slagle, a prominent Columbus physician, learned that many boys at Camp Sheridan were in need of knitted articles. He promptly bought a great quantity of yarn and formed "The Quick Relief Knitting Association. " Two hundred girls of North High joined this society with enthusiasm and before many weeks passed there were turned out helmets, wristlets, sweaters and socks by the hundreds. About five weeks ago sewing classes were formed for the benefit of the orphan children of Northern France and Belgium. Four machines were procured for the classes. Skilled teachers THE POLARIS 97 were employed and the sewing classes met several days a week in the gymnasium. Such work as this should meet with the hearty response of every girl in North High. Last spring the Association was instrumental in forming Red Cross classes and so it is this spring. Classes in home nursing met every week in the gymnasium under the instruction of a competent nurse. A stranger might ask, "Who is back of these movements?" Our answer, of course, is "Miss Quillin." Do you ever stop to think what the girls would do without Miss Quillin and the gym? They both have become a part of our school lives. So 1et's give three cheers for Miss Quillin, our teacher and friend, Miss Quillin, whose smile can make anyone her slave, Miss Quillin, one of the best sports we know. HELEN HosK1Ns. GIRLS' ATHLETICS The past year has been the greatest in girls' athletic enterprises. Never before has so much class spirit and team rivalry been shown. One hundred girls enjoyed immensely playing basketball and from these the teams were picked. These girls were awarded one numeral on their personal merit: Seniors '18 BERNICE HANNAN MARION IVIORREY CLARE SCHOOLER BETTY LANE DURAVA WISEMAN JENNIE SPURRIER INA KIEHL DOROTHEA WHITE MARTHA CRUM ESTHER KOBMAN MURIEL KNOX Saph. '20 ALETHEA WILSON MARY MCCORD MARY HENDERSON ALICE LATHAM JESSIE MORREY FLORENTIA CORRODI DOROTHY MULLIGAN The following girls from the Junior Team Cchampionsj were .awarded two numerals: Juniors '19 CHRISTINE YERGES LYDIA JONES CLARA BRYANT HELEN MCCORMICK GLADYS NEFF NAOMI INGRAM DOROTHY NEFF MARJORIE BASS The gymnasium classes boast of an enrolhnent of three hundred girls. Half the class time has been devoted to outdoor sports, baseball, hiking and swimming. The girls are especially enthus- iastic over baseball, which they play on North's Athletic Field. A summer tournament has been planned and the members of the winning team will be awarded one numeral toward their N. M 98' THE POLARIS I v JUNIOR GIRLS BASKET BALL TEAMfCHAMPIONS. The captains of the various teams are, Dorothea White, Alice Latham, Clara Schooler, Katherine Napier, Ardine Wildemiuth, Mary Henderson and Alethea Wilson. An extra class in gymnasium has been formed in order to teach the girls to be assistant teachers. Words cannot express how the girls appreciate the locker and shower room. Wouldn't it be Wonderful if we could have a fully equipped gym? Seventeen hiking clubs have enjoyed many trips to the sur- rounding points of interest. Each girl who has Walked sixty miles will be awarded a numeral. At last North,s tennis courts have been finished. Tennis has already become a recognized sport at North. If the river doesn't overflow and drown the courts again the boys and girls expect to play all summer. All these sports have been planned and boosted by the council of the Girls Athletic Association, which consists of Martha Crum, Presidentg Clare Schooler and Lena Marie Lane, Seniorsg Marjorie Bass and Helen Hoskins, Juniors and Juliette Tracy, Sophmore. MARJORIE F. Blass, Girls' Athletics Editor. THE POLARIS 99 FOOTBALL REVIEW At the beginning of the season Coach Kiefer, ably assisted by Mr. Swain, began to develop an aggressive, backfleld and a line that would hold. How Well they succeeded in attaining this ob- jective is attested by the record of seven victories out of eight games, with a count of 243 points as against 22 scored by oppos- ing teams. Graduation, as usual, takes a heavy toll of the best of the team: Stone, Sheard, Churches, Ross, Campbell, Erk, Harper, Wiper, Moul and Terrill, While Long and Heer have joined the colors. We will all miss Coach Kiefer, who leaves for the navy in a short time. We appreciate his Work this year and Wish him all success in the future. Your Captain takes this opportunity to congratulate the players of '17 upon their unfaltering loyalty to the best athletic traditions of North. DEAN Trzorr, Captain '17. 100 THE POLARIS BASKETBALL REVIEW At the end of the year, it is the custom of the captain to write a review of that year's work, but since we have no captain this year, I shall endeavor to say a few things in his stead. At the Hrst of the Basketball season, Sheard, our last year's forward, was elected captain, but after playing in a few games, he became ineligible through a misunderstanding of the rules. We had a very successful season, not having lost a game in the city, and winning the championship for the second successive time. This year we lose many good men, namely, Erk, one of the best and fastest men on the team, and "Monty" Campbell, our big husky guard who did good work all season. We also lose "Jim" Fogle, our center, who was one of our best scorers, and 'fBob" Nauts, our forward, who also was a valuable man. Mr. Kiefer coached the team and proved himself the very man for the place. I will always be willing to help North in the future as I have in the past. B. CHURCHES, Member of Basketball Team. THE POLARIS I0l I w 1 TRACK 1918 At the beginning of the Track season this year, things looked pretty blue for North's Track Team. Thomas Long had been elected Captain, but later enlisted in the army. However, Mr. Swain, the coach, soon had the boys Working and by the end of the season was able to cop the city championship. There being only four old men back, the team was made up practically of new material. We lost our first dual meet to East by a score of 56M to GOM, losing out in the field events. We only made six points in the State meet, where East, our city rival, pulled down second place. By "dope" we were slated to lose the city meet, May 31, but pulled a. great surprise by beating East by eight points. Churches, Erk, Atwell, Hill and Wiper gave good account of themselves and were largely responsible for winning the city meet. HAROLD WEAVER, Member of Track Team. l02 THE 'POLARIS l BASEBALL REVIEW The baseball team has had a very successful season, con- sidering the support given. Although the team did not finish Hrst, every member did good faithful work. The following letter men will be back next year: Mofiit, Wallace, Stephens, Salt and More, but next year's team Will miss "B" Churches, Mesloh, Horst, jones, Hall and Wiper. I certainly Wish the best of success to captain-elect Moffit and next year's team. The School this year has had two championships and so We certainly cannot complain. We hope that there may be loyal support next year and the good luck which is sure to follow it. i W R. C. TERRELL, Captain, ' 18. F 1 THE POLARIS THE SEENYER Now I am a seenyer brite, I've lerned about all the theorie of lite, Its awfulle hard for them that's sloe, But a cinch for me who am smart, you know. In Fisicks at ferst I didn't knoe much, For I hadn't nevver herd the like of such, But as sune as we got to elektrisitie The girls helped lots by their inquisityg And Laten, tu, thoe its awfulle dry, I kan gett it iff I try and try. Aneeas was funny, and pious tu, He kryed a lot and amused us tu, And from the Sible he got a tikut That let him past dark Hadys pikut. Some times our lesens we haven't got And then she sez we're a rnity poor lot, And she has a tantrum when e'er she gets madd, So you bet when it's ovre we're awfulle gladd. In English, tu, 'thoe I'm not so small, I quake with feere when she stands soe tall. I used tu say CI blusch tu rekallb, eether- And knu no better Cwud yu bleeve it?D neether, Browning rote just lots of verse And reely most of it isn't soe werse, He's very versytle, so I hear And rote of everything far and neer. Tu the liberry we all du like tu go And reed about the muvy show, And iinde the hobbys of our heroyines fare And the Cassle mode of Waring the hare. Miss Kelly gets cross with us when we chatter But oh, of kource, that duz not matter. And then, what kums when we kut klass? A note strate frum the office of glass. All get them, e'en the pertyest lass. And oh !-if we our prinsypel Sass! VVhen we our nue Polaris get, We like tu reed, but our teechers fret. Yet, after all, we luv North Hi, Oh, kan it thrive when we've gone bye? It's heer we've spent ive youthful yeers With many a smile and verry few teers. -Peg '18 fix - X wif gi f U K N 5 - P ffrlff x 1 Xxx J lv QA Q 5 !.-gg! K1 3 ax' wi "5 , Q1 K X ,J W , V, X f 7 Wvafziwnwwff' k JAT,,,.n X THE POLARIS IOS :gm L5 His Job Gerald T.-Hello, Ed., old scout. I haven't seen you since We graduated back in 1918. Gee, you're still looking as tired as ever. I would never have known you if I hadnlt heard that fellow say your name and if you hadn't looked so overworked. What are you doing now? " Ed. F.-"Working my son's way through college. " Dorothy Boyd-"Aren't you going away anywhere this summer?" Ruth Skimming-"No, I thought as long as I had to worry about the war, I should like to do it with all the comforts of home." A certain British soldier's letter runs thus: "I am sorry I cannot tell you where I am, because I am not allowed to say. But I venture to state that I am not where I was, but where I was before I left here to go where I have just come from." Tod D.-"You think too much about yourself. The secret of happiness in this world is thinking about other people. " Wilbur F.-"I do think about other people, but as they all owe me money, such thoughts make me feel more gloomy than ever." 106 THE POLARIS To Our Mothers May their eyes never be opened or their hearts ever be closed to our Weaknesses. "You are lying so clumsily," said the observant Judge to a litigant,.Who was making a dubious statement, "that I would advise you to get a lawyer. " 'tMother, I cinched the prize in English compo, and had the rest of the bunch skinned a mile. " "My husban's very po'le ma'am. He's got dat exclamatory rhumatis'. " "You mean infiammatory, Chloe. Exclamatory is from 'exclaim' and means to cry out. " "Yes, ma'am, yes, mafam, dat's what he's got." "How much is thim plums?" "Ten cents a peck." " Shure, phat do ye's think? That I'm a burrd. " Among the passengers booked for a recent coast-Wise trip of a steamer running from New York to a southern port were a timid- looking little man and his equally timid-looking little wife. One of the first of the many questions put to the captain of the vessel by the little Woman was this: "Could you, sir, tell my husband what to do in case of an attack of seasickness? He is particularly liable to such attacks. What must he do? " 'KIt isn't necessary to tell him what to do, ma'am, " said the old captain, grimly. "He'll do it. " -Ex. I hate to be a kicker, For it doesn't stand for peaceg But the Wheel that does the squeaking Is the one that gets the grease. -Ex. Erk Cin restaurantj+"What's good here tonight, Waiter." Waiter-"Cash only, sir. " Herb. T.-"Do have some more ice cream. " Drake-"Well, thanks, but just a mouthful, please." N,-0 Herb. T.-"Waiter, fill Drake's plate. " I . Harold P.-"You look sweet enough to eat!" Clarice M.-"I do eat. VVhere shall We go?" ' 1 THE POLARIS l.07 His Opening In Mississippi they tell of a young lawyer retained to defend a man charged with the theft of a pig. The young man seemed determined to convince the jury that he was born to shine, and accordingly he delivered the following exordium: "May it please the court and the gentlemen of the jury, While Europe is bathed in blood, while classic Greece is struggling for her rights and liberties and trampling the unhallowed altars of the beardless infidels to dust, while the United States, entering the war, shines forth the brightest orb in the political sky-I, with due dillcldence, rise to defend the cause of this humble hog thief. " -MEX. "Can't I sign up for one little dance? " " Honest, boy, I'm oversubscribed now. " "Then why not resort to the selective draft? " Katharine C.-"I like Billy. " Marg. S.-"You always were simple in your tastes, dear!" Uncle-" Let me see, which side of the house do you resemble the most? " Helen Vail-" Sir, I don't resemble any side of any old house!" Heard When the Senior Class Picture was Taken "Helen Vail, will you please move over, so as to cover up this post?" Voice from the rear-"Let Bob Hathaway do it. " "Emily, take off your hair ribbons, you are marring the picture. " " This is for Seniors only. " I thought you were in it four years ago." John Horst-" Hey, Bob Hathaway, get out and let Norwood Blake and me have your place." Dear Ed :-"What is the best business to which a man can give his attentions? 'P' ' Bob H. Ans.-"His own." Teacher-"I can see that your jaw is Working. " George R. Cmeeklyj-"Yes, sir." Teacher-"Well come up and put it in the waste-basket. " Wanted-A boy to learn well digging, one willing tobegin at the bottom.-Ex. f l08 THE POLARIS Absence of Mind One hears a great deal about the absent-minded professors, but it would be hard to find one more absent-minded than the dentist, who said, as he applied a tool to his automobile. "Now this is going to hurt just a little." Ex. me 4' Qiliigj ' W T A 1 M ME E115 1,..ll.,5.-snr .ff , TO THE GIRLS OF NORTH HIGH SCHOOL. Here's to the girls of Old North High, The good ones, the nice ones, the pretty ones, the shyg Some are quite studious, and some like to jest, But wherever you go you'll find these girls are best. And so it is always in towns great and small, The home girl, your own girl is best of them all, And though you may meet with princesses and queens, No one can compare with the girl of your dreamsg And I'm here to tell you, and you know it's no lie, That the girl of your dreams is one from Old,North High. THE POLARIS l09 Bunyan Up-to-date Teacher-"Now, do you know what Christian did when he came to Hill Difficulty?" Ted H.-"Sure! He threw her into second." Tom-" I am looking for a small man with one eye." Jack-"Well, if he is very small, I think you had better look for him with two eyes. " Prison Visitor Csympatheticallyj-"You poor fellow! You'll be glad when your time is up, won't you? " Convict-"Not particularly, miss. I'm in for life." --Ex. Bill of Polaris Staff to North High For salary of staff Cdoubled over last yearb ............ 5 .23 For shoes worn out in pursuit of delinquent subscribers and contributors, 5 pairs at 315 per pair .......... 75 .00 For paper used in copying illegible writing ..........,. 16.37 For ruined dispositions at 5 cents per ...... ........... . 60 For ofiice rent, janitor service, etc. Clatter to be paid to Miss Haigj ....... ....,......................... 1 ,200.00 For prizes for best stories, etc ...................... . . ..l,O00.00 Total ....... ...........,.......,........ S 2,322 . 20 Mildred C.-"He removes your moles, freckles and Wrinkles and makes you look young again. " Helen K.-"The beauty doctor?" Mildred C.-"No, our photographer." Ed. F.-k' I started golf to get my mind off business. " Margaret C.-"Did the plan work?" Ed.-"Yes. Now I'm looking for some other game that'1l get it back again. " The Groom-"By Iove, I was frightfully rattled." . The Bride-"And you acted so cool and collected. Oh, Jake, how could you begin deceiving me even at the altar." -Ex. John T.-"And are all the girls here as pretty as you?" Ann B.-" Don't know. I never look at anybody but the boys." , "He is a self-made man, is he not?" " Yes, except the alterations made by his wife and her mother." H0 THE POLARIS Helen-" O, Louis, how lovely of you to bring me these beauti- ful flowers. How sweet and fresh. ,I do believe there is a little dew on them yet. " Louis-"Well, yes there is, but I'll pay that off tomorrow. " Bob Hathaway Cat recruiting stationj-"And where do you go after you go 'over the top?' " Veteran-"Ah, laddie, that depends on the life you have led. "r I asked a Miss, V "What is a kiss, grammatically deHned?" " It's a conjunction, sir, " she said, "And hence can't be declined." ' Gladys S.-"Oh, George, I wonder how any one can say that absence makes the heart grow fonder. " ' Geo. V.-" I guess that must mean absence of the third party. " Miss Kirby- " Can any one tell me the meaning of 'Alter ego?' John Horst-' It means the other eye. Miss Kirby John Horst lt H Correct! Use it in a sentence. " He Winked his alter ego. " Mr. Everett-"Why are you late?" Alma Dicky-"The bell rang before I arrived. " Ardine Wildermuth-" Have you had any military experience ?" Melville Sayre-" I have worn a wrist watch for a year." The sophomores saw a patch of green, They thought it was the freshman class, But when they closer to it drew They saw it was a looking-glass. Vacation Aff Oxfords ' xx? 'X - . Tx . , I Service Shoes X X-ef' 'xxx 2 aind Uxiords XQN "" -.. ' Q A K 4 K Everything in S my Shoes forVlaIcEtion .xx N i'ts X JZ ix Outing or i ing, - I 1 ,5 or better still to work in your 'X' War Garden THE WALK-OVER SHOE' CO., 39 N. High St. THE POLARIS llli THE FIRST SERIOUS THOUGHT OF THE YEAR Now at the end of four long years As I plod down the long home stretch There comes a feeling of uneasiness That settles beneath my vest. Good bye, cruel World, start tuning up To sing your song of hate, If comes there not to this Senior soul The call to graduate. Oh Charon, prepare your bark To row me o'er the Styxg If by my name on the sheepskin scroll Is placed the fatal Nix. O Peter, draw forth thy golden book And open its time-Worn flapsg For if I fiunk, I'll eat a box ' Of Perkin's "Rough on Rats." ' J. L. B. Mose and Sam were having a wordy argument as to who had the most furniture. " Huh, " said Sam scornfully, "let me tell you one thing. When Ah moves Ah has to do something besides poah water on the fiah and call de dogs. " Mickey-"Fred can't come to a decision." Bob. H.-"About what?" Mickey-" He got a raise last month and now he can support either a wife or an auto. " He Left john Hudson-"Anything you say goes. " Marian M.-"john!" A War Christening "And the name is to be ? " asked the minister. as he approached the baptismal font with the baby in his arms. "john jellicoe Douglas Haig Lloyd George Bonar Law Smithersf ' " Dear me," said the minister, turning to the sexton. "A little more water, Mr. Jones, if you please. " . 1 l l l 4 l l Y 4 1 l l l I l l 4 Il2 THE POLARYIS ALMOST A ROMANCE. HE boys in 'camp had been receiving sweaters, socks, hehnets, and various other articles for some time when one of them had the happy thought of writing to the senders under Hctitious names. The idea at once became popular and Smiths, Jones, Blacks and Browns grew in abundance over night. The girls were taken in for awhile with greater success than the boys had dared hope for, but "murder will out," and the day came when one of the boys' sisters came to visit the camp. She, noticing, that part of her brother's mail came under a strange name, was immediately interested and soon discovered the fraud. However, she said nothing about this discovery and the next week left for home, leaving them, as they thought, safe in their little joke. Not long after, the Ardon postmaster began to be strangely Worried. He had been a fixture in the Ardon postoflice for forty years and knew every one in the village. But now he was besieged by mail for girls of whom he had never heard. Still more puzzled was he when the mail was all promptly called for by his acquaintances among the girls of the village. Several times he hinted for an explanation of the new names, but the girls only smiled and took no notice of his remarks, forcing him to fall back on his usual philosophy, "Girls do be funny, an' there's no under- standin' of 'em. " ' Meanwhile the boys in camp remained in blissful ignorance of the counterplot and the correspondence went on, growing ever more and more interesting. Soon, however, it began to be noticed that while the others carried on a rather hit and miss correspondence, jack Conway's letters came with the regularity of the sun, and although the boys had early formed the habit of reading their letters aloud, it had been some time since they had heard any of his. The saying became prevalent about camp that :THE: Springtime Delicacies "The Little Place on the Corner" Strawberry Shortcakes 1453 NORTH HIGH STREET and a Variety of lce Creams, THE ONE PLACE IN TOWN Punch for Dances, Parties, etc. Chocolate Sundaes Bhd SOCIBS L R Your Caterer c.K Yf The McDonald Hardware Co. HARDWARE, PAINTS, OILS, ETC THIS IS 1204 NORTH W LAVVN IXAOVVER TINIE I-IIGH STREET Jack must be sure hard hit, and it was more or less true. He had become vastly interested in the girl who could write such "bully" letters, as he called them, and had a great desire to see her. Time' and time again he had asked for her picture, but had met with no success. He had imagined her in many ways, but that did not satisfy him, he wanted to really know. He wondered how he could have lived in the same village with her and not have met her. Maybe she had not lived there long. Surely that was it because he did not recognize the name and none of the girls in Ardon could be so interesting anyway. He had the startling con- viction that he would know her immediately if he met her, but through all his musing the one thought remained clear-he must have her picture. With that object in mind, he wrote to her again and a few days later was almost surprised, but undoubtedly delighted, to receive a letter from her promising the picture in her next letter. The time dragged for him, but at last what he called to him- self "her letter day" arrived. He stood with the rest, waiting, but the whole camp seemed to have gotten there first. He spent the time wondering what she would be like and if he looked as expectant as he felt. He hoped not. All things come to him who waits and at last his mail was shoved across the sill to him. He hurried to his tent and looked over his mail. Yes, there was her letter. Hastily he tore open the envelope, then hesitated, what would she be like, this fas- cinating girl? He could wait no longer. Quickly he drew out and turned over the picture of-his sister! KATHARINE CLARK, '18, Our Compliments to the boys of the T. R. Graduating Class, and all others D I , of Noah High School. , 1' " "' Sewing Machines and Pianos L R Repairs for all Machines We do HEMSTITCHING and PICOT EDGEWORK 732 NORTH HIGH STREET Tonsorial Establishment I07 SOUTH HIGH Hsnnnmsusnv - - CIGARS ,Citizen-WM., wp Bell N. B84 H4 THE POLARIS Marg. Carter--"You know, 'Mont.,' I thought you were much older than you are. " M. Campbell-"O, no, not a bit, I assure you." He thought he's surely made a hit When for his photograph she prayed- "Out when this calls, " she Wrote on it And gave it to her maid. -Ex. , Skeptic-'L Do you believe Germany Wants peace?" The Other-J' Sure, Gennany Wants peace-a piece of France, a piece of England and a piece of Belgitun. I Teacher-" Is that your father's signature, Ted?" Q Ted-"As near as I could get it. " Q' D. Neff-'A I was so tired at the party last night that I could not hold up my head P" Tod D.-" Um, and who held it for you? " . - To remove a coat of tan, unbutton it and pull your arm out first, then it will come off easily enough.-Ex. SM-ITH'S SUMMER PAVILION I 1 a p Nora, Fourth st. ev Nmliwooa Ave. y Dancing Every Tuesday and Friday Night under our Personal Supervision 'I ADMISSION FREE-PARK PLAN THE BEST DANCING SURFACE AND ORCHESTRA ' I IN THIS OR ANY OTHER CITY ax. .A THE POLARIS H5 "Has your son josh decided what he is going to do to make a living?" " No, " replied the father, " josh is just that unseliishg he keeps thinkin' about how I am gettin' along, and never seems to pay no attention at all to his own prospects. An old lady was being shown the spot on which a hero fell. "I don't wonder," she replied. "Its so slippery, I nearly fell there myself. " Small boy to new neighbor-"What's your name? " "jamesLowell Tennyson Browning Smith." Small Boy-"Well, I kin lick the whole of you. " "Telephones are great time savers." "Well, that depends on who calls you up." "Art wins the heart," a maiden cried, And then with some constraint, She rather artfully applied Another coat of paint. TORRENCE C, MELROSE In Behalf THE D. L. AULD CO. 195 EAST LONG ST. Thanks the Senior Class for their patron- age, and wishes them the very best success possible. x I 1 4 I , l F 4 OLD CLOTHES RENEWED We do it Rightg Bring on the way to School 3 Piece Suit - - 31.50 Suits Pressed - - - .50 2 " " - - L25 Women's Work a Specialty WF NEIL CLEANING COMPANY Bell N. 2049 WEST FIFTH AVE. AT NEIL Bell N. 2049 Can You Imagine- Bob H.-Tongue-tied? Annanette-An Old Maid? Ruth Marshal-Not having a date for a week? Louise Shockey-Without her lessons? Harold-Without Martha? The occupants of the library studying? Helen Elliott-Looking solemn? Marcella H.-Not talking? Durava W.-Not smiling? Elena Calvo-Minus her pep? Elsie Kemery-Out of sorts? Marjorie Lewis-Not a picture? Dean Judd-With a girl? Our New Time "How early it gets late these days. " Books in our new Library: - "The House of Bondage" ..................... The Oiiice "The Music Master" ...,....................... Don Ross "Little Women" ............ Millia Dyer and Anne Farber "The House of Mirth" .....,..............,, "Peg" Lear "The Squaw Man" .... ,....... ' 'B" Churches "The Girl Question" .... ....... M elville Sayre " Twice Told Tales " ..... ............... P olaris "Seats of the Mightyn. . . ..... Assembly Platform "The Sky Pilot" .,... .......... T od Dixon "We Two " ......... ...,. . jane and Mab MILITARY WATCHES BRACELET WATCHES L ,, DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY FRANK B. ROSS, JEWEI-ER Cheapest Store in Ohio for Fine Goods- 10 E. Long Street THE POLARIS ll7 An inspector, visiting a provincial school, was much Worried by the noise of the pupils in the next room. At last, unable to stand it any longer, he opened the door and burst in upon the class. Seeing one boy taller than the others, and talking a great deal, he caught him by the collar, carried him to another room and banged him into a chair, saying: . " Now sit there and be quiet. " A quarter of an hour later a small head appeared around the door and a meek little voice said: 'tPlease, sir, you've got our teacher. " -Ex. Mrs. Gilbert sent little Phil down town to buy ten yards of lonsdale sheeting. Phil asked for "ten yards of long-tailed shirtin g. " -Ex. Here's a tip, I hope you'll grab itg - Get and keep The Thrift Stamp habit. Mr. A., upon visiting a friend of mine who was doing his chores one day, I noticed that he neglected to feed his hogs, and inquired about it. "Well, " said the farmer, "I Want to use them for bacon, so I feed them one day to make a strip of fat and the next day to make a strip of lean, and so on. " -Ex. The evolution of the farmer: 1915-Rube. 1916-Farmer. 1917-Agriculturist. 1918-Patriot. 1919-Millionaire. -Ex. J. R. HUGHES 8a Co IXXIANUFAOTIIRERS r TRUNKS and TRAVELING BAGS I MITITARY TRUNKS A SPECIALTY 40 N. I-IIGI-I ST. COLUMBUS, OHIO H8 THE POLARIS Confused The squad of recruits was particularly dense and the sergeant got more and more exasperated. One man appeared quite incapable of telling his right hand from his left, Said the sergeant at last: "Now, yer bloomin' idiot, hold your hands in front of you. Twist them one over the other. Stop! Now tell me which is yer left hand and which is yer right." The recruit looked blankly at his hands for a moment. " I'm blowed if I know," he said. " You have gone and mixed 'em up. " -Ex. Experience is the best schoolmaster, but the fees are somewhat heavy. " Did you say the man was shot in the Woods, doctor? " " No, I didn't. I said he was shot in the lumbar regions. " Prof. Cin oratoryj-"What is the matter with you, Henryg can't you speak louder? Be more enthusiastic. Open your mouth and throw yourself into it. " Little lines of Latin Little feet to scan, Make the mighty Virgil And the crazy man. -Ex. . What can stand upright and lie on its face at the same time? A tombstone. Behind our books we trembling cower, Nor lift our eyes at allg But pale we quake for conscience doth Make cowards of us all. -Ex. Marie L.-"We are getting three meals a day-Indian meal, oatmeal and cornmeal. " A diplomatist is one who never does with a club what he can do with a hairpin. A. E . K R A U S S .EEll 30 EAST BROAD STREET, Chamber of Commerce Building Engraved Cards, Wedding Invitations. M... DANCE ?Sggl,ift-,MS THE POLARIS II9 Heard in a North High Cloak Room 'LHave I too much powder on?" "Oh, I don't like to dance with him. " Buz-z-z Cincomprehensiblej. More quiet-and "What did he say? Oh, Kid, tell me. " " Don't forget to see me fifth period. " " Oh, I wish I could fix my hair like yours. " "Oh, hurry, let me see your first algebra problem." "I-Iave you a looking glass?" "Oh, I wish I had my French. " The sheep are in the meadows, The cows are in the grassg But not all the silly geese Are in the junior class. What is the most important fonn of carbon and its uses?" Bright Pupil-"Diamonds for engagement rings. " Question-" What's the difference between a girl and a clock? " Answer-"Time goes slowly when you hold the hands of a clock, but time goes very fast when you hold the hands of a-a-a- say what time is it? " ' Anxious Mamma-" Marjorie, what were you and Bob talking about last night?" Marjorie-"Oh, about our kith and kin." Little jack--"Yeth, they were. He seth, "kin I have a kith," and she seth, 'yeth you kin.' " "What do you charge for rooms?" "Five dollars up. " "But I'm a student." " Then it's ive dollars down. " GOODMAN BROTHERS JEWELERS N0 96 NORTH HncsH ST. I I I w l 1 I CLYDE S. REED QPTICIAN LR 40 N. I-IIGI-I ST. OOLUIVIBUS, OHIO THE BUCHER ENGRAVING CO. Illustrators Engravers LR, Columbus., Ohio Mr. Knocker, Please Note "Good friends, for goodness sake, forbcarg There are no new jokes anywhere. " Don B.H'fShe puts lots of feeling into her singing, doesn't she?" Don P.w'AYes, it must be awful to feel that Way. " Teacher-'fDid you ever hear of a sentence without a predicate ? " Lowell D.-"Yes, sirg 'thirty daysf 'I t THE LEHMAN Oo. 755-NORTH I'IIGI-I S1'REET-1666 DRY CLEANING '-R '1'I-IAT IS BE'l'TER IVI ILITARY TAILORING : H SUPPLIES STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! Gel allyour Second Hand Boolts. Note Boolrs and School Supplies of PAUL HARRIS IN FRONT or OFFICE H. Bell N. l230 Citizens I44 I0 C. F. LENTZ, Jeweler and Optician 2413 NORTH HIGH sr. C.-Q. Kodaks, Cameras, Filmsg Fitting Glasses for the relief of headaches a specialty. Bell Phone North 5379 Citizens Phone l I949 INDIA-1I22.1.f.S.Ii.1.QR1STS g'jjf2P'E'j3,,?g2eff""" CIK, V Flowers for All Occasions CITIZENS PHONE 16499 i BELL NORTII 5390 join the Procession to C- K. BRECPQBILIXS FOR THE BEST AND PUREST IN BAKED GOODS 1177 N. High St. 1280 Oak St. 2223 Summit St. Neal, Prompt Service Bell Phone North 8603 PEERLESS SHOE REPAIRING CO. l l4l N. HIGH ST., Cbelween Greenwood and W. 4th Avcnj " WE CALL AND DELIVER " TYLER'S Qllfilflfilli QTwo blocks south of Olentangy Parkj Treat Yourself at our Fountain-XX7e Deliver Cor. High fd Duncan St. Bell N. 413 C, x Auto 4605 H E N N I C K ' S EANDY CANDY SHOP FOR SATISFACTION 1867 Nora. High Street C. K. Bell N. 1845 Citz. 16198 W. F. MINK CO. 1131 N. HIGH ST. L-In Pi.aI!0S and Columlaia Gt'3f0n0l38 and 3 lint of Records. VON STEIN Sc STOCKTON KING AVENUE NEAR NEIL DRUGGISTS L... PHONES CITIZENS 8318 PHONE BELL NORTH 1726 , THE DODDINGTON COMPANY 45l WEST BROAD STREET 1..n. LUMBER MILLWORK All kinds of Kiln Dried Hardwoods 1 ! 'T 5 JI Floral Designs, Decorations Choice Home Crown Cut Flowers The Fifth Avenue Floral Co. Wholesale and Retail Florists GREENHOUSES: 5I8 West Fifth Ave. Citz. I6052 Bell N. 278 Farm Plant, Sells Road OUR NEW STORE: l20 East Broad St. Citz. 6085 Bell M. 2439 W.F. Class Pins Fraternity and College a Specialty Emblems MANUFACTURING JEWELER 20 East Gay Street Citizens Phone 8017 I.. n. COLUMBUS, OHIO NORTH HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES. Prefer the OFFICE TRAINING scuoor.. This is ,hown bythe large number in attendence and the many former successful graduates. A RESPONSIBLE POSITON AWAITS YOU upon completion of your course. EMPLOYMENT DEPARTMENT - maintained by this school is patronized by the representative Business Firms, by Government Officials and the Military. Prepare for opportunities in the CIVILIAN BRANCH OF WAR PERSONNEL or for remunerative positions in the Commercial Field. See SCHOOL REGISTRAR for full information. Citizens 4395 L R Main 4278 RA LUMBU5 T f f a l G , If i f GAY57' CAP-P. Eb HE high position which this School holds in the community has not been attained by extensive advertising, nor through a host of solicitors. Our most effective advertising is done by the friends and relatives of the students who have received their business training under the direction of our teachers. The satis- faction and success they have enjoyed is the best evidence we can offer. Our students are not only satisfied during the period of their enrollment, but the training they receive here enables them to fill the better positions in the Business World, which is conducive to a permanent satisfaction that never decreases. I Ky y 555454151950 X679 Y D O i l 4 Home Made Candies --- Brick lce Cream Almonized Llumbo Salted Peanuts LR Our Peach ancl Strawberry lce Cream are second to noneg made from pure sweet cream and the choicest of fruits. W evib ff 9P?B.?IQBQb BROSMER'S NORTH HIGH STREET OPP. EAST 11th AVENUE The North Side Woman's Exchange Bakery II49 NORTH HIGH STREET HOME MADE GOODS "The Best and the Most for the Least" 1919 JUNIOR PINS :. K. Made by BASCOM BROS. 11th Ave. and High St. is 1824 Rensselaer -?sQ,11LsL'ff',,Y, FOR Polytechnic Good Slmoe Repairing ENGIN E N - AND scraelvclll Institute G0 To L- Courses in Civil Engineering QC. E.,5 Mechanical Engineer- lng QM. E.,b Electrical Englneerlng QE. E.,J Chemical Engineer- Ing ich. E.,D and General Science CB. SJ Also graduate and Special Cours Unsurpassed ne Ch I al, Physical, Electrical, M h I I nd M l rials Tesllng L h ralorles. F talog and illustrated pamphlets sh mg work ul grail- t d students and views ol hulldlng d campus, apply to cn. JOHN W. NUGENT, Registrar. M. WIDER 530 North High Street Neolin Soles a Specialty ORR - KIEFER STUDIO 199-201 SOUTH HIGH STREET Ull'Kl!f!l ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY "JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER THAN THE BEST" UULVMBWD Special Rates to Students L R Emerson Academy of Dancing HIGH AND WARREN MARGARET NADDY TURKOPP Bell Thanks the students of North High School for their patronage during the past season, and invites them to attend the Welcoming Complimentary Party given for their pleasure, Friday Evening, September 27, 1918. Informafion given clzcerfulbf by phone ,,,,,, North 8682-North 5902 Citizens 11958 We again appreciate the liberal patronage of North High Stu- dents and organizations and hope the future may have the same measure of success in store for each of you as you have made it possible for us. l ,,rn,,u, , Resolve to get Ready for Success The quickest and best way to a position of responsibility, with a good salary, lies in a practical business training. In a never-ending stream our graduates go out to the best positions. They are Experls in their line, and are paid accordingly. If you are ambitious for a position with pro- motion ahead, salaly starting from S600 to M000 a year, attend the school that guarantees resultsg specializes in training your Individual Ability and places you in a position when you ' graduate. ,vlh jg dn, l ifon mnfiiiiig . "' GE.- .. BOTH PHONES 250 SOUTH HIGH ST. ww- J. El. JOINER, President Spahr 8 Glenn, Printers 50 East Broad St., Columbus, Ohio Q 1 A 1. f X. x U1 . Q fw s g , ,,uf,.., . '-vw www i or S t Frank McGuire 8r Son The Good Value 35 EAST LONG STREET "We clo one thing and clo it well: make Eye Glasses and Spectacles" We render you an Optical Service that is not excelled Bring us your Oculist prescriptions and L R we will please You and your Oculist. The McKell Photo Supply Co. 35 EAST LONG STREET Successor: to the W. C. Dunn Supply Co. -1- -. A Complete Line of '- Supplies for-l-the Professional Photo ra h ...-.....-..... and Amateur ..........g.....l,...E.! A Full Line of Kodaks at Price from 33.50 up. Our Finishing ,and Developing for the Amateur is the best in the city. Nor "How Cheap" but "How cmd" is ouriShop Mm.


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