University of Wisconsin River Falls - Meletean Yearbook (River Falls, WI)

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 I ■ COPYRIGHT VICTOR SIVERTSON EJiut MARCEL K. LYNUM Birittu MiiUttrSS©S5® PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS of the STATE NORMAL SCHOOL RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN Volume Fifteen IcxcsscsscscTHE TEACHER Daniel Chester FrenchDEDICATION | (9 0 the 1 eacher — Who stands at the point where all the rich and radi- Ell ant forces of society come to a focus, amidst the living issues of religion, of politics, of ethical adjustment, and of social evolution; ■ Who is unwilling to sit complacently behind the breastworks of accumulated knowledge; ♦ Who is ever devoted to greater and nobler ideals of service; ♦ We, the Class of 192.6, dedicate this our year-bookForeword C750 portray the present, to sym-bolically portray the future, its material and spiritual advancement, its greater capacity for service,— has been our purpose in the making of the 19x6 Meletean.ontents ADMINISTRATION CLASSES ACTIVITIES ORGANIZATIONS THE CAMPUSBeautiful is the home of our Alma Mater with its spreading shade, vine-clad walls, wooded mounds in the distance, and falls and winding waters if the KinnickinnicThe CampusNorth Hall, whose welcoming portals receive us when ice enter and bid us an inspiring Godspeed when we depart as graduates.The Kinnickinnic Valley—still and happy meadows that the sun has kissed.The Campus, where “broad shadows spread the glimmering shade.”“After Frost, with a gesture, leaves a white, unbroken glory, a gathered radiance.”Glen Park— "Oh. joy. to go the path which lies Through woodlands where the trees are tall!”Jldministrati on BOARD OF NORMAL SCHOOL REGENTS OFFICERS Edward J. Dempsey ■ William Kittle.............. Solomon Levitan .... PERSONNEL John Callahan............... John C. Kachel .... P. J. Smith................. Edward J. Dempsey .... Robert I. Dugdale - - - Clough Gates................ Mrs. Elizabeth Maloney P. W. Rawer................. Lutie Stearns - - A. W. Zeratsky ..... William Kittle.............. Solomon Levitan .... President Secretary T reasurer Madison Whitewater Eau Claire Oshkosh PlaUeville Superior Stevens Point River Falls Milwaukee La Crosse Madison Madison SeventeenPresident J. H. Ames EighteenVALUES IDEAS regarding education change with passing years. Recently we have discarded many of our earlier conceptions as to the purposes of education. We have substituted what we call practical courses for the cultural education of a generation ago. This practical education, so called, is a part of our American materialism. It is difficult for us to conceive of the value of education apart from its material rewards. But what has American materialism accomplished other than to add amazingly to our physical comforts and conveniences? It has not promoted right living; it has not advanced morality. It will he recognized that the stability of our political and social systems are dependent on a trained and disciplined citizenry not so much in the science of making a living but in the art of living itself. Education must be concerned with the larger values in life. It must enlarge the circle of interests, enrich the inner life, and deepen the feeling of civic responsibility. A teacher training institution is dedicated to the service of the children of the state. It is highly important that such an institution should produce men and women whose spiritual natures have been enriched and made fruitful. “The soul is, after all, the thing of supreme and enduring worth.” Any institution which deserves a future must be founded on the principle that education is a social process whose aim is to produce not only useful and law-abiding citizens, but also those whose intellectual horizons have been enlarged, whose range of interests have been increased, and those whose sympathies have been deepened. XineteeuKexford S. Mitchell A. M. University of Chicago Civics and Public Speaking Dean of Men Irma Hathorn V. M. Columbia University Dean of Women Walter B. Davison A. M. University of Wisconsin History and Social Science James h Malott A. M. University of Missouri Psychology. Director of Rural Education Maud A. Latta A. M. University of Chicago History Walter H. Hunt Ph. M. Valparaiso University Principal, Principal's Department TwentyCharles G. Stratton A. B. Michigan Normal College Geology. Geography Lloyd Goble A. Ml University of Illinois English -■------- - Erasmus A. Whitexack A. B. Rutgers College Languages L. Lucile Haddow A. M. University of Wisconsin English Nelle L. Sciilosser Boston School of Expressiu English. Expression Orville M. Hanna A. B. Franklin College English TiMnl{t-OneBryan E. Smith . M. University of Minnesota Agricultural Economics John M. May B. S. A. Kansas State Agricultural College Director of Department of Agriculture Roy E. Spriggs B. S. Kansas State Agricultural College Agricultural Mechanics E. J. Prucha B. S. University of Wisconsin Agriculture. Registrar William Segerstrom Stout Institute Manual Training Arthur N. Johnson B. S. University of Wisconsin Agriculture Twenty-TwoRudolph A. Kakces Ph. M. University of Wisconsin Chemistry Glen P. Junkman Ph. H. University of Wisconsin Mathematics Margaret F. Chapman A. M. University of Wisconsin Mathematics James P. Jacobson M. S. University of Wisconsin Physics L. D. Hershberger M. S. University of Wisconsin Biology H, E. Hayward A. M. University of Chicago Biology "Leave of absence. 1925-26. T cent ( ‘ThreeAlberta M. Greene Teachers’ College. Columbia University Art Marvin I). Geere Warren Conservatory of Music Director. Department of Music Lillian B. Clawson Western State Normal. Michigan Art Dorothy Hatch School of Music, University of Minnesota Music Cara Amelia Wharton Diploma. MacPhail School of Music History oj Music. Theory. Piano Edith E. Weberc State Normal School. Stevens Point. Wisconsin Home Economics Twenty-FourTed Cox A. 13. University of Minnesota Physical Education. Athletic Coach Mary B. Kimball Diploma, Library School University of Wisconsin Librarian Bethink March Smith Iowa State Teachers’ College Physical Education Mary Bradley Library School. University of Wisconsin Assistant Librarian Catherine A. Boiikkty State Normal School. LaCrossc, Wis. Physical Education Amy Fuller State Normal School. River Falls, Wis. Assistant Librarian Ticcntt 'PivcMabel L. Bridges A, 13. University of Nebraska Supervisor. Elementary Grades Russell Johnston A. 13. Washington and Jefferson College Principal, Junior High School Mabel Jorstad State Normal School, River Falls, Wis. Rural Critic Nathalie Delander University of Minnesota Geography and History Junior High School Garnet J. Horton Western Illinois State Teachers' College Fifth Grade Critic Dorothea E. Birds ell . M. University of Wisconsin English, Junior High School Twenty-SixIrma B. Armstrong B. S. Teachers’ College Columbia University Second Grade Critic Mable M. Parker Teachers’ College, Columbia University Fourth Grade Critic Lucile M. Fobes Teachers’ College, Columbia University Primary Critic Adeline C. Patton Teachers’ College, Columbia University Third Grade Critic Esther Murphy Clerk Blanch Vanberg Ethel West Chief Clerk Twenty-SevenTwenty-EightClasses THIRD YEAR CLASS Twenty-NineBurke Luttrell FIRST SEMESTER John Burke .... Dan Wile................. Frances Lethlean Bartlette Luttrell - Faculty Advisor OFFICERS • President - Vice President • Secretary T reasurer Miss Maud A. Latta SECOND SEMESTER Bartlette Luttrell William Smith Constance Miller Bernard Incli Latta ThirtyTHE THIRD YEAR CLASS THE Third Year Class is u group made up of those students who are finishing one of the three-year courses for high school teachers and supervisors. For some time the number of students in these courses was not large, and they occupied the rather indefinite position of post graduates as far as school activities were concerned. However, there has been a steady growth from a small group to a well organized class, assuming the leadership of school activities. The Third Year Class of 1926 has seventy-seven members, the largest group as yet to complete the three-year courses. Its history as a class began in September. 1923, when, together with students of other courses, it formed a freshman class of nearly two hundred and fifty. At the outset the class was fortunate in obtaining as class advisor. Miss I .alia, who has contributed to whatever success the class has achieved. Since its organization a high mark of excellence has characterized all its activities. It put on the Prom in 1924, and cooperated with the other classes in giving the Prom of 1925. It published the Mcletean of 1925, and then, in the rearrangement of class activities, assumed responsibility for the annual again, and published the present Meletean of 1926. It presented the class play in 1925, and, together with the Second Year Senior Class, will present the play in June, 1926. In every branch of athletics, in debate, oratory, drama, music, school publications, and in scholarship the class has its representatives. With the sound foundation already laid by Third Year groups, it is certain that the Third Year Classes that follow will perpetuate the spirit of leadership, progress, and service. TAIrly OutLois IJ§t HA V-O Id AAlWfctgfe. Spy t v A sSGiSEf ■RAd,y ■Stella RoVU«- Thirty-TicoFva VR .k.Wftry JVo vMk pe an Bvwnc w, V G Thirty-ThreeAvery Ames River Falls History and English Y. W. C. A.. 8 2; G. O. P.. 1, 2, 3; Mozart Club. 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2. 3; Girls’ Quartette, 2, 3; •The Kleptomaniac,” 2; Meletean Vaudeville, 2, 3; Prom Committee, 1; Ring Committee, 3. Osborne Attoe..........................Wautoma Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 1. 2, 3; Lincolnian, 1, 2, 3; Track, 2; I. C. U. R. Norsk Club. 3. Lois Beers...........................Elmwood Mathematics and Science Cornell College, 1; Y. W. C. A., 2, 3, World Fellow-ship Chairman, 2; G. A. A., 2, 3, Treasurer, 3, Basketball Chairman, 2, Volleyball, 2, Baseball, 2, “R" Sweater, 2; Student Voice, 2, 3, Assistant Editor, 2, Editor, 3. Cora Marie Belisle - Somerset History and English N. C. A., 1, 2, 3; G. A. A., 1, 2, 3, Secretary, 3; Mozart Club, 3. Frank Belisle............................Balsam Lake History and Science N. C. A.. 1, 2, 3; Lincolnian, I; Civic Club, 3; Prom Committee, 1; Homecoming Committee, 3. Thirty FourElmer Beran.........................Turtle Lake Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 2, 3; Civic Club, 2; Class Treasurer, 2; Football, 3; Basketball, 1, 3; Baseball. 1, 3; Mele-lean Vaudeville, 2; Agrifallian Play. 2; Business Manager Meletean, 2. Sherman Biles.................................Durand Agriculture and Mechanics Y. M. C. A.. 1, 2. 3; Agrifallian. 1, 2. 3. Gladys Bleisner.............................Baldwin English and Music Macalester College, 1; Y. W. C. A., 2; G. 0. 1 . 3; Civic Club, 2; Mozart Club, 2. 3. Lorene D. Brackin - - - Fairmont, N. ID. History and English Y. W. C. A.. 1, 2, 3; Social Chairman, 3; Aurelia Society, 2, 3; Civic Club, 2, 3, Vice-President. 3, Secretary and Treasurer, 2; Mozart Club, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Council, 2; Homecoming Committee. 3; Student Voice Staff. 2. 3. Earl Brakken...............................Cable Mathematics and Science Milton College, 1; Y. M. C. A., 1. 2. 3, Vice-President, 3, Delegate to Geneva Conference, 2; Rural Life Club, 1, President, 1; 4L Club, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Mozart Club, 3; I. C. U. R. Norsk Club, 3: Prom Committee, 1; Student Social Committee. 2. Vice-President, 2; Student Council, 3; Track, 1, 2; Inter-Class Baseball, 1. 2; Meletean Staff. 3. Thtriv-FhxClifford Brooks - Colfax Mathematics and History Lawrence College, 1: Civic Club. 2; Orchestra, 3; Football, 2, 3; Basketball, 3. VV. Donald Brownson .... Seymour Agriculture and Science Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3, President, 2. Cabinet, 3, Delegate to Geneva Conference. 2; Lincolnian, 3; Agri-fallian. 1. 2. 3. Ellen Burke .... Minneapolis, Minn. Mathematics and Science Ellcndale State Normal and Industrial School, 2; G. A. A., 1, 3, President. 3; Rural Life Club. 1, President. 1; Class Vice-President, 1; Basketball, 3; Volleyball. 3; Prom Committee, 1. John C. Burke............................- • Casco Agriculture and Science Murquette University; N. C. A., 1, 2, 3. President, 2; Lincolnian, 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian, 1, 2, 3, Treasurer. 2: Class President, 3; Chairman of Victory Day Committee, 3; Chairman of Student Council, 3; Chairman of Pep Mass Meetings, 2, 3; Organization Athletics, N. C. A., I, 2, 3; Debate Squad. 2, 3; Oratory, 3. I.ocal Representative. 3; Extemporaneous Speaking, 1, 2, 3. Louis Cervana.................................Bloomer Agriculture N. C. A.. 1. 2, 3; Agrifallian. I, 2. 3. Thirhj-HixAndrew Cleberg......................... Mathematics and Mechanics Y. M. C. A., 1; Class Football Team. 2. 3; Basketball, 1. 2, 3, Captain, 3. Eva Davison............................River Falls History and English G. 0. P., 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee. 1; Homecoming Committee, 3: Mcletean Staff. 3: Meletean Vaudeville, 3. Harold Edwardson .... River Falls Agriculture Y. M. C. A.; Agrifallian. Jacob W. Foco .... Richland Center Principals Richland Center Training School; Baseball, 2. 3. Arnold A. Falkoske Agriculture Y. M. C. A.. 1. 2. 3; Agrifallian. 1. 2; Football. 2. Ellsworth Thirty-SevenEllsworth Harriet Gilbert History and English Hamline University. 1; Y. W. C. A., 3; Aurelia, 3: Mozart Club, 3; “The Ruling Class,” 3; Meletean Vaudeville, 3. Paul F. L. Gleiter .... River Falls Agriculture and Principals Graduate of La Crosse State Normal School; University of Wisconsin; Y. M. C. A., 3; Agrifallian, 3; Civic Club, 3. Dean R. Goodrich.....................Cylon Principals Y. M. C. A.. 1. 2, 3; Civic Club, 1. 2, 3; “Maud the Third” 3; Wc-Wa-Wc-Pe-LiGo-Na-By, 3 Litha Gregor - - - - River Falls History and English N. C. A., 1, 2, 3, Secretary, 2; G. 0. P., 2, 3; G. A. A.. 1. 2; Student Voice, 2, 3; Meletean Staff, 2, 3; Meletean Vaudeville. 2. 3. Alice Hagen................................Nye History and Science Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, 3, Social Chairman, 2, President, 3, Delegate to Geneva Conference, 3; G. A. A., 1, 2, 3, Recording Secretary, 1. Track Head, 2, Volleyball Head, 3, “R” Sweater, 2; Class Secretary, 2; Prom Committee, 1; Student Council, 2; Homecoming Committee,-3; Meletean Staff. 2. Thirty-EightHarold C. Heccen .... Mathematics and Science Huflso Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Mozart Club, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1. 2, 3; Football, 1, 2, 3; Track, 1. 2, 3; Student Voice, 3; Mel clean Staff, 3; Meletcan Vaudeville. 2, 3; “Action,” 3. Dklward Hendrickson - - Pillager, Minn. Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A., 1. 2, 3; Agrifallian. 1, 2. 3. Sylva Hunt...............................Menomonie History and English Lawrence College; Stout Institute; G. 0. P., 3; Civic Club, 2, 3, President, 2; Mozart Club, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Prom Committee, 2; Meletean Staff, 3; Meletean Vaudeville, 2. 3. Bernard W. Ingli...........................Ellsworth Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3; 4L Club, 1, 2; Class Treasurer. 3; Football, 1, 2. 3; Organization Basketball, 1. 2; Track, 1, 2, 3; Editor-in-Chicf of Meletean, 2. Frank C. Janisch - Ellsworth Agriculture and Principals N. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian, 1, 2, 3; 4L Club. 2; Organization Baseball; Agrifallian, 2. Thirty-NineJohn R. Jennings .... Spring Valley Mathematics and Science N. C. A.i 1, 2, 3, Treasurer, 2; Lincolnian, 2. 3, President. 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Prom Committee, 2; King Committee, 3; Victory Day Committee. 3; Football. 2; Track. 1; Meletean Staff, 3. Theodore J. Jenson .... Elk Mound Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A.. 1, 2, 3, President. 3. Cabinet. 2. President State Student Council. 3. Delegate to Geneva Conference, 2; Lincolnian. 1. 2. 3; Glee Club. 1, 2, 3; Victory Day Committee. 2; Football, 3. Cecile W. Kelly .... River Falls Junior High School Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2. 3; G. A. A.. 1, 2, 3. Basketball. I. 2. 3. Volleyball. 1. Baseball. 1. Theodore P. Kexel...........................Wabeno Agriculture and Principals N. C. A.. 2; Agrifallian, 1, 2, 3, President, 3; Or-chest ru, I, 2, 3; Band. 2, 3; Student Social Committee. President. 3; Homecoming Committee. 2: Class Play. 2: Student Voice, 3; Meletean Staff, 2. Elizabeth Klein..........................Ellsworth History and English Y. W. C. 2. 3. Financial Committee. 3; Civic Club. 3. Fori wHenry A. Knoll..................................Granton Agriculture and Mechanics Y. M. C. A., 2, 3; Agrifallian, 1, 2, 3, Vice-President, 2, Secretary, 3; Agrifallian Basketball. 1. 2, 3; Agrifallian Baseball. 1. 2. 3. Loron B. Krueger................................Ellsworth Agriculture and Mechanics Y. M. C. Aw 3; Agrifallian, 1. 2, 3; Advertising Committee for Poultry Show, 3; Class Football, 3. Annette Lanckton .... Menomonie History and English Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Aurelia. 1; G. 0. P., 2, 3; G. A. A., 2; Civic Club, 1; Student Social Committee, 1, 3; Student Council, 2; Homecoming Committee, 2. 3; Women’s League of Voters, 2. 3, President, 3; Mcletean Staff. 2. Frances Lethlean - - Apple River, 111. Mathematics and Science Platteville Normal School. 1; Y. W. C. A.. 2. 3. Cabinet, 3; G. 0. P., 2. 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Class Secretary, 3; Prom Committee, 2; Homecoming Committee. 3: Student Council, 2. 3; “Adam and Eva.” 2; Debate. 2. 3. John C. Lichtfoot - - - Glen wood City Principals Y. M. C. A., 1, 2. 3; 4L Club. 1. 2: We-Wa-We-Pe Li-Go-Na-By, 3; Y. M. C. A. Basketball. 1, 2.Marie Lundy...................................Hudson Junior High School N. C. A„ 1, 2, 3; G. O. P.. 1, 2, 3, Treasurer, 3; Music Club. 2; Prom Committee, 1; Student Council, 2; Student Voice, 2, 3. J. Bartlette Luttrell .... Osseo Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 3; Class Treasurer, 3; Class President. 3; Student Voice, 1. 2. 3, Managing Editor, 2, 3. Marcel K. Lynum .... Mathematics and Science Baldwin Y. M. C. A., 1; Lincolnian, 1, 2, 3; Civic Club. 3; Class Treasurer, 2; Homecoming Committee, 1, 2, 3; Chairman of Student Council, 2; Oratory, 1. 2; Dramatics, 1, 2, 3, Class Play, 2; Student Voice. 1, 2. Business Manager. 2: Business Manager of Mele-tean. 3. ft Theresa Machmkikr .... Mondovi Supervisors Milwaukee State Normal School; Y. V. C. A„ 1, 2. Devotional Chairman. 2; Aurelia. 1, 2. Secretary, 2; Homecoming Committee. 2. Donald C. MacKinnon - - - River Falls Mathematics and Science University of Wisconsin. 2; Class President, 1; Prom Committee, 1. Forty-TwoGertrude Merrill .... River Falls History and English G. 0. P., I, 2, 3; Mozart Club, 3; Ring Committee, 3; Prom Committee, I; Homecoming Committee, 3; Melctean Staff, 3. Constance Miller .... Bay City History. English, and Music N. G A., 1, 2, 3; G. 0. P.. 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3; Band. 1. 2, 3; Prom Committee. 1: "Our Aunt from California,'’ 3; G. A. A., 3; Meletean Vaudeville. 3. Leona Miller........................Ellsworth Mathematics and History N. C. A., 1, 2. 3; Meletean Staff. 3. Markham Morton.................................Ellsworth Science and Foreign Languages Y. M. C. A., 3; Lincolnian, 3; Mozart Club, 3; Glee Club, 3; Orchestra. 3: Band. 3; Cheer Leader. 3. Ledvin R. Mjaanes............................Clayton Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A.. 1. 2. 3. 4; Agrifallian. 1, 2; Glee Club. 1, 2, 3. 4. Forty-ThreeRiver Falls Philip J. Nary.................... Mathematics and Science N. C A., 1, 2. 3. Fredrick T. Nary - River Falls Mathematics and Science N. C A., 1. 2. 3, Secretary, 3. Elda M. Nelson • - - - - River Falls History and English Y. W. C A., 2, 3; Aurelia, 1, 2, 3, Secretary, 2, Vice-President, 2; G. A. A., 1, 2; Mozart Club, 2, 3: Glee Club, 1, 2. 3; Student Council, 2; Homecoming Committee, 2, 3: Girls' Volleyball, 2; Student Voice, 2, 3. Evelyn Nelson........................Maiden Rock Mathematics and History Y. W. C. A., 1, 2. 3; Finance Committee, 2, 3; G. A. A.. 2. 3. Francis L. Nolan.....................Wabeno Mathematics and Science Milwaukee Normal School, I. 2; N. C. A., 3.Cushing Clifford Olson ..... Agriculture and Principals V. Mi C. A., 1, 2, 3. Cabinet. 2; Agrifallian, 1, 2. 3. Vice-President. 3; Glee Club. I: Meletean Staff, 3. Glen C. Olson................................Midway Agriculture Y. M. C. M 2, 3; Agrifallian. 1. 2. 3; Football, 2; Track. 1. Gerald Paul........................Durand Mathematics and Mechanics V M. C. A.. 1. 2, 3: Social Committee, 1: Class Basketball, 2; Track. 2; Meletean Staff. 2. Stella Pederson .... River Falls History and English Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, 3, Treasurer, 2, 3, Vice-President. 1: G. A. A.. 1, 2; Civic Club, 2, 3, Secretary and Treasurer, 3; Basketball, 3. Hale Quandt................................Wausau Mathematics and History Football, 1. 2. 3; Basketball. 1. 2. 3: Baseball, 1. 2, 3; Track, 1, 2. 3.Paul Rosenberg..............................Colfax' Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 2; Vice-President of Social Committee, 2: Prom Committee. 1. 2; Track, 1, 2. Clarence A. Sheen .... Deer Park Principals Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Lincolnian, 1, 2; Prom Committee, 1; Homecoming -Committee, 2. Victor Sivertson................................Colfax History and English St. Olaf College; Lincolnian, 2, 3; Civic Club. 2. 3; Editor-in-Chief of Meletean, 3. Georgia Juanita Slauson • - - Hudson History. English, and Latin Y. W. C. A., 3; G. 0. P.. 3; G. A. A, 2; Mozart Club. 2: Glee Club, 1, 2, 3. William Smith.............................River Falls Mathematics and Science Y. W. G. A., 3; Lincolnian, 2; Class Vice-President. 3; Football, 1. 2; Class Basketball. 1, 2. Forty-SixKnut S. Syverud...........................Mi. Horeb History and Social Science Si. Olaf College, 1, 2; Football, 3; Basketball, 3. John E. Ulrich.....................Elk Mound Mathematics and Science N. C. A.. 1. 2, 3; 4L Club, 2; Social Committee. 3; Class Track, 1. 2. Fred H. Wandrey .... Cumberland Mathematics and Science Lincolnian. 1, 2, 3, President, 2. 3: Debate, 1, 2, 3; Student Voice, 1. Alyce Gay Wanish............................Boyd History and Social Science Eau Claire Normal School. 2; N. C. A., 1; Y. W. C. A., 3; G. A. A., 1. 3; Civic Club. 3. Florence Wiger...................River Falls Primary Grades Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, 3. Forty-SevenCameron Dan W. Wile............................... Mathematics and Science Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3; Band, 1, 2, 3; Class Vice-President, 3; Social Committee, • 1; Track, 1, 2. 3; Student Voice, 2, 3. Assistant Business Manager, 2, Business Manager, 3. J. Aloysius Williams - - - New Richmond Mathematics and Science State Teachers’ College, Valley City, North Dakota; N. C. A., 1, 2, 3, President, 3: Lincolnian, 1, 2. 3; Victory Day Committee, 2, 3; Football, 1, 2, 3; Tennis Tournament. 2; Lincolnian Baseball, 1. 2; N. C. A. Baseball, 1. 2, 3; Inter-Class Track, 2; Debate, 2, 3; Business Manager Meletean, 2. George R, Wilson................................Pillager Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A., 1. 2. 3; Agrifallian, 1. 2. 3. President. 3: Debate, 3. Harold Walton.................................Downing Agriculture and Principals Y. M. C. A., 1, 2, 3; Agrifallian. 1, 2, 3; Homecoming Committee. 2, 3; Debate. 3. Norma Young......................River Falls History and EnglishSECOND YEAR CLASSt Dawson Wksslen OFFICERS FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER Lawrence Dawson .... President Clarence Wesslen Gladys Spriegel - Vice President • - John Haasch Helen York Secretary • Evelyn Moen Margaret Jackson Treasurer Marcaret Jackson Faculty Advisor » • ‘ Mr. Karces FiftyTHE SECOND YEAR CLASS THE Second Year Class consists of two groups, a Second Year Senior Class, the members of which are completing some one of the two-year courses for elementary teachers, and a group, who are in the second year of their three-year course. The members of the Second Year Senior Class, during their two years at River Falls, have contributed much to the school. With the other members of the Second Year Class, and the active cooperation of their advisor, Mr. Karges, they are at work on the chief project of the Second Year group, the Junior Prom, to be given May 19. Last year they cooperated with the other classes in the All-School Prom. Their names have appeared on the honor roll. They have been especially active in school organizations, many of them serving as presidents of these organizations during the post year. They have taken a prominent part in school activities, athletic, musical, and dramatic. Fifty-OneFifty-TwoMinnie Baardson Baldwin Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2. Violet Bates St. Paul, Minn. Primary G. 0. P., 2. Flossie L. Bauer Spring Valley Primary Y. W. C A., 2. Mabel Beastrom .... River Falls Primary Y. W. C A., 1, 2. Thelma Best Downing Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. 0. P., 2; G. A. A., 1. Fifty-ThreeCarol Alberta Bishop - - - Hammond Primary Y W. C. A,. 1. 2; Mozart Club. 2. Jessie Bolin........................Bay City Grammar Y. W. C. A., 2; C. A, A,, 2, Volleyball. 2, basketball. 2. Alice Brown Ellsworth Grammar Y. W. C. A., 2; Mozart Club, 2. Elaine Christiansen .... River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A.. I, 2; G. A. A.. 1. 2; Mozart Club, I, 2; Orchestra. 1. 2. Ella R. Colby - Rio Primary Milwaukee Normal School, 1; Y. V. C. A., 2; Aurelia, 2. Fifty-FourElla C. Cotone Cumberland Intermediate N. C. A., I, 2, Treasurer, 2; C. 0. P.. 2; G. A. A., 2. Ruth Cuddebach......................Hudson Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, Finance Committee, 1. 2, Program Committee, 2; Aurelia. 1. 2; G. A. A.. 1. Alice Dunn..................................River Falls Intermediate G. 0. P.. I, 2; Glee Club. 1, 2; Girls' Quartette, 2; Mozart Club; “Kleptomaniac. ' Louise Elster........................River Falls Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1. 2; Aurelia, 1. 2; Orchestra. 1. 2. Lila Embretson.........................Stanley Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. 0. P., 2; G. A. A., 1. 2. |g| Beatrice Farm Stockholm Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, Program Committee, 2; Aurelia, 1, 2; Homecoming Committee, 2. H Arlene Foss Beldenville Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Student Social Committee. 1; Volleyball, 1; Baseball. 1. Doris Frederickson St. Paul, Minn. Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, Secretary, 2, Delegate to Bruce Curry -Conference, 1, Delegate to Northfield Conference, 2; Aurelia, 1, 2, Treasurer, 1; G. A. A., 1; Mozart Club, 1, 2; Homecoming Committee, 1, 2; Victory Day Committee, 2. ■kb ■n ■ Mae Fuller River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A., 2; G. A. A., 2; Tennis Tournament. 2; Volleyball, 2. lii Ep jH | JnlBHr jH . fc . Marcarett Hannah Hudson Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Aurelia, 1, 2, President, 2; Glee Club, 1; “Our Aunt from California,” 2. Fifty-SixIrene F. Hansen Turtle Lake Primary N. C. A., 2; G. A. M | Thea Hecgen................................Hudson Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. A. A., 1, Recording Secretary, 1, Volleyball, 1; Civic Club, 1. 2; Glee Club, 1. Karn Heyerdahl - - - Lake City, Minn. Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Aurelia, 2, Secretary. 2; G. A. A., 2; Homecoming Committee, 2. Olca Holmbeck.....................Clear Lake Intermediate Y. W. C. A., | 2. Tilda Hollingsworth • Menomonie Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. A. A., 2; Civic Club, 2; Eau Claire Normal School, 1922; Stout Institute, 1923. Fifty-SevenMargaret J. Jackson - - St. Paul, Minn. Grammar Y. W. C. A.. 1, 2, Vice-President, 2. Delegate to Geneva Conference, 1925. Delegate to Bruce Curry Conference, I, Delegate to Northfield Conference, 2: Aurelia, 1. 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2. Secretary and Treasurer, 2; Glee Club. 1. 2; Class Treasurer. 2; Prom Committee, I; Homecoming Committee. 2; Victory Day Committee, 2; Student Council. 1: Me-lelean Staff, 2. A use E. Jensen......................River Falls Primary Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2; G. 0. P., 1, 2; Mozart Club. 1 2. Helena Jensen...................Hammond Primary Y. W. C. A.’ 1. 2. Florence Jewell .... Rhinelander Primary N. C. A„ 1. 2; G. 0. P., 1, 2; G. A. A.. 1. 2. Esther Johnson ..... Deer Park Advanced Rural Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2; G. A. A., 2; Rural Life Club, 1, 2. President, 2; Homecoming Committee. 2: Volleyball. 2: Basketball. 2. Fifty-EightLucille Johnson New Richmond Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. 0. P., 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2, Vice-President, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; Quartette, I, 2; Ring Committee, 2. Ella Mae Jones.......................Roberts Primary Y. W. C. A.. 1: G. 0. P., 2; G. A. A., 1, 2. Mary A da lade Keatinc Intermediate New Richmond N. C. A., 1, 2; Aurelia, 2; G. A. A.. 1, 2, Secretary, 2; Music Club. 1: Treasurer of League of Women Voters, I; Homecoming Committee, 2. Verda Kendall St. Paul, Minn. Primary Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2: Aurelia, 2. Cora Kielsmeier St. Paul, Minn. Primary Y. W. C. A., 2; G. A. A., 2. Fifty-SineEdward Korbein Men onion ie Grammar Y. M. C. A., 2; 4L Club, 1; Class Football, 1, 2; Organization Baseball, 1. Emma Kurrelmeier - - So. St. Paul, Minn. Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 2. Irene Lindahl........................Clear Lake Grammar Y. W. C. A., 2; Mozart Club, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; Homecoming Committee, 2; Mclctean Vaudeville, 1. Grace Elizabeth Martin - - New Richmond Grammar Superior Normal School, 1; N. C. A., 2; G. 0. P., 2; G. A. A., 2; Homecoming Committee, 2. Evelyn Moen............................Menomonie I nter mediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, Delegate to Bruce Curry Conference, 1, Social Committee, 2, Delegate to North-field Conference, 2; Aurelia, 2; Aurelia Quartette, 2; ■'Rural Life Club, 1, Treasurer, 1; Mozart Club, 1, 2; Orchestra, 1, 2; Prom Committee, 1; Homecoming Committee, 1, 2; Victory Day Committee, 2; Class Secretary, 2.Signa Molberg.....................Turtle Lake Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Aurelia, 2. Ryda M. Morgan - - Minneapolis, Minn. Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2, Social Service Chairman. 2, Dele-gale lo Bruce Curry Conference, 1, Delegate lo Northfield Conference, 2; Aurelia, 2; G. A. A., 1; Mozart Club, 1, 2; Prom Committee, 1; Homecoming Committee, 2. Mildred Myrvold........................Woodville Primary Y. W. C. A.. 1, 2, Program Committee, 2; Aurelia. 1, 2; Homecoming Committee, 2. H. Irene Olson........................Wanderoos Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. A. A., 2, Volleyball, 2; Glee Club, 1; Rural Life Club, 1, Treasurer, 1. Gladys Perkins.........................Hawkins Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Aurelia, 1, 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2. Sixty-OneMargaret Prosser Turtle Lake Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1. 2; G. A. A.. 1, 2, Vice-President. 2. Basketball. 1. 2, Volleyball, 2. Myrtle Renander...........................Clayton Intermediate G. A. A., 1, 2: Civic Club. 1. 2. Laura Schiefelbein .... Grammar Y. W. C. A.. 1. 2; G. A. A.. 1, 2. Somerset Rose Schiefelbein.................. Primary Y. W. C. A., 2; G. A. A., 2. Somerset Bernice Siieldrew Junior High School River Falls Y. W. C. A., 2; G. 0. P., 1, 2, Vice-President, 1, 2; Mozart Club. 2; Student Voice, 2; “Maude the Third.” 2: Mclctean Vaudeville, 2. Sixty-TwoMarion Simonson.......................Elmwood Primary Y. W. C. A., 1. 2; C. 0. PM 2; G. A. A.. 1, 2, Secretary, 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2. Marvin Scott Grammar River Falls Raymond W. Smith Grammar Class Football, 2. El Is worth Gladys Spriecel .... St. Paul, Minn. Grammar Y. W. C. A., 2; G. 0. P., 1, 2, President. 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2, Secretary, 1; Class Vice-President, 2; Victory Day Committee, 2. Marie Stelsel..........................Hammond Intermediate Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; Mozart Club, 1, 2; Glee Club, 1. 2. Sixty-ThreeHammond Winifred Stephens - Intermediate N. C. A., 1, 2; G. A. A., 1. Helen Thies - • - - • - - Pepin In termed iiale Y. W. C. A.. 2; G. A. A.. 2, Volleyball. 2; Rural Life Club. 1. Doris Tyvol..............................Cumberland Primary Y. W. C. A., 1, 2; G. 0. P., 1. 2. Secretary. 2; G. A. A.. 1. 2. President, 1. 2. Volleyball. 1. 2. Baseball. I. 2: Prom Committee, 1; “The Kleptomaniac.” 1. Lyla Van Alstine - - - Hastings, Minn. Grammar Y. V. C. A.. 1. 2; Aurelia, 2; Mozart Music Club. 1. 2; G. A. A., 1; Homecoming Committee. 2; “Our Aunt from California,” 2. Clyde W. Zamjahn - Chaska, Minn. Grammar Agrifallian. 1; Glee Club. 2; Orchestra, 1, 2; Class President, 1; Football. 2; Basketball, 1, 2; Track. 1. Sixly FourSixty‘FireSixty-Sis AKVnch Hftto-K. ie 5cneiXaW iwar EdtiVi Pr»V 1.' Agnes Sch ffner Sidney TOWn WcA®. Sixlf Sri’enG are ucc Vesswn Vida Beebe Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1; Glee Club, 1. Cylon Lillian Norris......................Maiden Rock Grammar Y. W. C. A., 1; Glee Club, 1. Myrtle Marie Peters - - - - - Pepin Advanced Rural Y. W. C. A.. I. 2; Civic Club, 1; Rural Life Club, 1, 2; G. A. A., 2. Sixlv-Kighl H ST LAR CLASS I Sizly-JNMNorsenc Davison FIRST SEMESTER Marshall Norsenc Sarah McIntyre -Eva Barrett -Victor Peterson Faculty OFFICERS President - Vice President -Secretary Treasurer Advisor - John M. May second semester - John Davison • James Casey Ruth Johnson - Inez Morrow Mr. May Seventy3n jfflemoriam Beatrice o£ jflflater ZDieb January 14, 1926 iWarttn JL. Unbeuson Dicb Spell IS, 1926 Seventy-OneSercut t-T iro Seventy-Three .oio.j' ijioaas Bivwwssy VOJ '(J iVv Vy v im ■uo AAwn u jo£ ,1a ooq Aqny _ U,V'°0 'Pl,1voi't wvwd MO iKtwVSn inwiiiaes rillllDO Y»OOf' UmfJO VOUOIIHfr-t Poftftv H Y ."RuWFoVey Hut t e»l U . .evQ TtaxmoiulAWYiou.. ei U Ut cK Uv qKc s Charlotte v » V otx Truman ulas Gco'ft Howftrik IKw ttt JioUe. Sereii t -Fivevernotv tm-mii Lfcrs©t Seventy-SixEB3B Plirttr GMf© 4 (V cr Tlft-Y NtbeA AW in Nthoxv Utmeb N|W Worsens Darn ncliN x fc K»ch6.vd viooncy . In« . Hot vow- Seventy-SevenSfijps Hirric. %4trsol . fte»ritiiC»tYiRW BRSEHKESIi c c "ReV e'W ®Rj kt«l R ftichfr-vd fVvftfc. Kuti £dw l C.VtrtxM’ 5«h»V i Beo-trict 'Ross 3u 4 SievtC Sevent y-EUjht•’ urlon CiAdTf d Seventy-Nine«h? A EightyaActivitiesATHLETICS Eighty-OneTed Cox Coach L. I). Hershberger Assistant Coach As a sterling athlete Ted Cox has placed his name among the really great football players of Minnesota. Throughout his college career he proved to be a steady, fighting athlete, who never knew what it meant to give up. Although lie was handicapped hy injuries, he did that which many thought could not he done. “Stop Red Grange." In this Illinois game he broke through the line and got Red so consistently that the brilliant flash was unable to get under way for open running. As a result. Ted. as captain, led his gang forward to a great victory to the tune of twenty to seven. In basketball, Ted won his letter and was one of the reliable men in most of the conference games. In track, Cox and Shutte were the two men upon whom Minnesota depended for their points in the weight events. Letters in three major sports at a large university is the enviable record of our worthy coach. As a coach. Ted lias shown the same sterling qualities. The • prospects for a championship team were not very bright at the beginning of the season. Several letter men were back, but the outstanding need was a line. But Ted knew just how every position in the line should be played, so he began at once to build a line that would uphold the expectations of the backfield veterans. He directed the backfield through the assistant coach in the early season, and then rounded up the whole team for the championship game against Superior. The shutout scon-indicated the stonewall ability of the line, and the large offensive score indicated the fighting attack of the backfield. In basketball our record was not so enviable in games won. but the steady improvement of the team, and the sportsmanship developed in the games lost made it a very successful year. Prospects for another year indicate a higher percentage in the victory column. As a coach and as a man, Ted lias won a place in the hearts of the younger boys and girls, the students, the faculty, and the people of the community. Much of the success of the footbull team was due to the untiring efforts of Professor Hershberger, who acted as assistant coach. Mr. Hershberger came to River Falls with a record of several years as a very successful high school coach. Besides handling the second team. Mr. Hershberger did a great deal of work with all of the backfield men. His industry, loyalty, ami intimate knowledge of the game made him a great help to Coach Cox and an inspiration to the players. Not the least of his services was that of scouting games; lie always brought home the dope in the team lie scouted. One circumstance that makes Mr. Hershberger's work so highly appreciated is that he came here for only one year to take Mr. Hayward's work. If he had been on a permanent appointment, he could not have taken hold with greater enthusiasm. Much is expected of our baseball team under his inspiring leadership. Eighty-TiroFOOTBALL SEASON 192.5Top Iw-IrrM, C m, Hritrig. mm, Wrmunkrtg, fmttU, link. K Jrm»ekrr Mipoic Row Am,.,A . FnUn. Sjmtimd, Wtkn. Ia f». fVUv. CW ia Fao.xr How- Cox (tWM, Hru'O. '• !•. (Juindt. V .a Uapttini. 0 r M. Ih u n. (.ihtor.. H'ttklxii'r I ful. r«e- A» Caraie (.Uoiroi) FOOTBALL SEASON—1915 LAST year when our grid heroes finished the season with an unblemished record, it seemed that our greatest anticipations had been realized, and little did we dream that another championship was in store for us so soon. But now when we look back upon the wonderful season we had this year and piece together the bits of football history, we can well understand and realize the reason. Championship teams are made through the efforts of not one man or eleven men, but through the efforts of a whole school, united together in one spirit, a spirit that fosters a determination to fight to the finish even though odds be great. It was just this sort of spirit that kept our team on the top and sent them full of light into every gumc. The same spirit pervaded our ranks last year, and perhaps the glory of the championship in '24 gave added incentive this year. A week before the fall term opened, Coach Cox sent out a call for the veterans in order that an early start might be made. Those who formed the nucleus for this year's team were Captain Matt Nelson, Paulson. Rademacher, Lowell and Lawrence Dawson, Pat Ingli, Quandt, and Heggcn. With the opening of school came a wealth of good material which gave promise for a successful season. Owing to our early game with Eau Claire, intensive practice was necessary, and the men responded nobly. With the able assistance of Mr. Hershberger. Coach Cox soon had a well balanced team under way. a team which stopped every conference foe and tied with the state champions of Minnesota, Macalester. The splendid record, which this team has achieved, will go down in school history as one of the greatest, and it b with pride that we shall remember the State Champions of 1925. Ei'jhUj’FourPaulson Captain-Elect QAPTAIN NELSON, Rade-macher, Ingli, Heggen, Quandt, Syverud, and Brooks played I heir last game for River Falls in the Superior game, and it is with regret that we view the departure of these men. For three year Nelson, Rademacher, Ingli, Heggen, and Quandt have played as regulars for the Red and White, and their line-up has of the tear work has always been a his keen sense of enabling bim to size up a and be ready to Quandt’s speed and ous man, and one feared by all our opponents. Ingli’s work on the line has always been of a stonewall nature. Rady’s clever defensive tactics will long be remembered, and Meggen’s ability to block punts bas put the Falls into position to score on numerous occasions. Quandt have made bim a danger- F.ight'j FiveRIVER FALLS 12.—MACALESTER iz I noli IN the first game of I lie season the Falls met iVlaea I ester and battled them to a 12-12 tic. Although their first game, the Red and White showed wonderful possibilities, the line holding up fine against the haltering of the heavier Macales-tcr backficid. Dawson early in the first half, hut the kick for goal failed. Both teams offered a strong offensive, hut the lines offered too much opposition. Collins and Zainjahn played good hall at the guard positions. Quandt Dawson made the second score for the Falls in the fourth quarter. The wet field slowed up the game somewhat, hut the brand of football which the River Falls team exhibited gave promise of a success- ful season. RIVER FALLS zz—LUTHER o THE Falls tucked another victory under their arm when they shut out the plucky Luther eleven in the game played on a wet field, which caused many fumbles and lowered the score. The Luther team, outplayed and forced to take a defensive stand the whole game, put up a praiseworthy showing. Brooks put over a nice dropkick for the initial score, but the team was unable to make another score until the third quarter when Coach Cox put in his first string, which straightway pro-ceeded to run up a decisive score. Wcnnerherg played a good game in the fullback position. Radkuacher IImxkn Ei'jht'jSixRIVER FALLS 6—EAU CLAIRE o SWINGING into smooth working order, the Falls opened their conference season by downing the strong Eau Claire aggregation 6-0. The locals received their first kick-off, and with seemingly little opposition advanced the hall seventy yards in four straight downs for the first and only touchdown of the game. But on top of this splendid beginning came disaster when Hademacher was lost to the team for good by a broken leg. Helwig took Rady’s place, but he too was forced out, his arm being dislocated early in the second half. The loss of two good ends was a bitter pill to swallow, but Gibson put up an excellent showing at that position, and continued to do so for the rest of the season. Several attempts to score by drop-kicking failed. Eau Claire was unable to work the ball within scoring distance, and the wonderful punting of “Ade" Olson was the only thing which kept the Falls from further scoring. Dawson Hei.wk; Eiyliti SevenRIVER FALLS 3—STOUT o A DROP kick by Gibson in the third quarter spelled defeat for Stout and put joy into the followers of the Red and White. It was the homecoming game of the season and the victory gave River Falls a nice lead in the conference race. Both elevens pul up a hard fight, the line work displaying unusually great strength. Weber showed up strong, breaking up many of Stout's offensive plays. Fcske also played a fine game, and at one time recovered u Stout fumble which put us in a position to score. Gibson at end played a of a game, and it was his edu-toe that won the battle. Jenson RIVER FALLS 9—ST. MARY'S 13 Gibson PLAYING against odds and also one of the strongest lines in the Minnesota College Conference, the Red and White nearly walked off with a prized victory, and only because of an unusually strong comeback was St. Mary's able to best our total of nine points, amassed in the first half. Early in the game Heggcn recovered a St. Mary's fumble under the goal posts and put the ball in a position for a dropkick which Brooks executed. In the same quarter Captain Nelson carried the ball over the line for the other six points. The second quarter found the Falls again within scoring distance, but unable to penetrate the strong defensive St. Mary’s line. Our visitors scored both of their touchdowns the last quarter by well placed forward passes, which the locals were unable to stop. Syvkxud Zamjahn EiyhtyEightRIVER FALLS 7—STEVENS POINT o Til K game a I the Point proved to be more of a kicking duel than anything else, Lowell Dawson getting away with some pretty punts, while Craney, of the opposition made some nice returns, keeping the ball well in neutral territory. The third quarter found the Falls with the upper hand, and by a varied offense of line bucks and a pretty pass from Dawson to Quandt, the champions put over the only touchdown of the game. The try for point was also made, making the score 7-0. Dawson’s kicking and Hcggcn’s defensive work were features of the combat. Jenson at tackle showed unusual offensive ability, and he also did some good defensive work. Brooks Eighty-SincRIVER FALLS 33— SUPERIOR o ITH a championship at stake, and playing their lost game of the season, the fighting Red and White eleven, all primed - for battle, handed Superior a defeat which showed very clearly the superiority which our team possesses over every team in the slate. Matt Nelson led his team-mates out to battle with a spirit that is unquenchable, and the game he played, the on Rainer Field, will Feske be old backed up the line to perfection, and w best of every opportunity. The whole tc of the season against Superior, with « in stellar style. Paulson was a stonewall at center, admirably. “Tarz” continually broke through, Superior team attempted. Pat Ingli. playing his blc for Superior's inability to score through the Wkiikii c pivot position play which the e, was responsi-ine. ArnettBASKETBALL SEASON 192.6BACK Ron - mx. trie . Co, (C rt), Lmmdlt. Collint. fttm Fm»? Ko» Anrion. QmamJt. i i,i.,u iCa Mat. «= ,»«. |»« BASKETBALL 1515-152.6 THK first call for bitskotba!I material | y Coach Cox brought out a squad of about thirty men. The veterans back were Captain Clcberg. Lawrence and Lowell Dawson, Quandt, Gibson, and Zamjahn: with the addition of Syverud, Landis, Jung, Price, and Brooks, work was soon started in earnest. In the first tilt of the season, the Falls dropped a close game at the hands of the St. Thomas quint, frequent fouling enabling the Tommies to outscore us. Against the Hamline aggregation the Red and White found more opposition, and lost by a more decided score. Cleberg starred for the Falls with six baskets to his credit. In the second game with St. Thomas, free throws again spelled defeat, for the locals outplayed their opponents most of the time. Superior came up here alter dropping a game to Stout, and with Peterson back of a good share of her shots, managed to put it over on the Falls. In the next three games our men seemed unable to work into good shooting form, and lost by close margins. In an overtime period. St. Mary's nosed the locals out by a single point, after the Falls had outplayed them the whole game. The game with Stout was a real battle, the Red and White showing that they were a fighting outfit. Stout found victory in the foul called during the last seconds of play. The final score was 23-24, with one point difference at the half also. When Eau Claire started out to chop off another victory, the Falls countered with a display of fight that scattered all her confidence to the winds. Trailing behind in a 14 2 score early in the quarter, when the half ended they were but a point behind. Dahl's uncanny shooting, however, kept Eau Claire in the lead until the final whistle. In both encounters with Stevens Point we found little difficulty in establishing our supremacy, and both games were won by decisive scores. Stout struck a snag in the!i last encounter with the Falls, and only after a stiff battle were they able to clinch their title of State Champions. Xiur Iff-Tiro Quandt is a man who has put in three seasons for the Falls. He will always be remembered for his aggressiveness and excellent guarding. A keen eye for the basket credits him with one and some times several neat ringers in nearly every game, and his ability to work the ball into the enemy’s territory has established him as an important cog in the Red and White machine. Quandt If one were to consider the number of games won and lost in judging the merits of our basketball team and their record, he would fall far short of the true estimate indeed. A glance at the scores alone would show that no game was lost by a very large margin, and that the majority of them were decided by a mere point or two. In the Stout game the Falls showed that they were able to battle on even terms with the State Champions, and winning from St. Mary’s and Stevens Point was no mean accomplishment. We are proud of the fight our men showed in every game they played, and their record will always be held as one, not so much of victories as of the spirit shown in upholding the standards of the Red and White. Beran's clever floor work and his fight-to-thc-finish spirit were responsible for much of the fight the team showed this year. He also proved to be a scoring factor in critical moments. His work in the Stout game will always be remembered. Behan Sindf-ThreeZamjahx carried the same old fight into basketball that he had in football, and because of this he was always a dangerous man for the opponents. His presence at the pivot position kept the team well balanced, and his aggressiveness put him into a position to score many times. Zamie pul Chaska on the map at River Falls. Zamjahx Because of injuries “Gibby” was unable to play in many of the games, but whenever he was in the lineup, we were assured of good brand of basketball from him. He handled the ball well, and played a strong offensive game. Dawsie’s work at guard will always be remembered with respect by the men of other teams, who have played against him. His ability to smother every offensive measure of the opponents in his direction kept the ball out of dangerous territory most of the time, and forced the opposing teams to long shots. Dawson Gibson Ninel ft FourPrice showed this year that he lias the makings of a mighty good man. and with this year's experience he should become an important cog in next year’s team. He is a good shot and plays a scrappy game all the time. We look for big things from him next year. Price This is the first year for JuNC also, and his appearances on the Red and While team have shown that he will, without a doubt, round out into a dandy guard. Clever and tenacious, he is a hard man to work the ball through, and he has shown that he can hold his own in a wholly creditable way. .luxe Collins’ ability to step into the game in a time of need gave him a chance to display his wares, which he did in a creditable fashion. He is a good man both to break up plays and work the ball into a scoring position. He will be with us again next year. Collins Xinely-FiveStanding—Brooks, L. Smith. Paulson. Fogo. Vetreile {Coach) Sitting—Keppler. Koenig. Quandt. Julian, Dunbar. O'Malley. M. Smith Comic (Mascot) BASEBALL Lawrence Gibson -Austin Dunbar Raymond O'Malley I? | B - 1 - .... Catchers Matt Nelson -Tilman Nelson -Walter Paulson - . . Pitchers Jacob Foco - Elmer Koenic • . h irst Base Hale Quandt - Miles Smith Third Base Leo Smith - Left Field Clifford Brooks Henry Julian - Right Held Leroy Keppler - . - - - - - - - Outfielder SCHEDULE River Falls - - - - 4 Gilv Team .... 0 River Falls - 4 Si. Olaf College - - 19 River Falls • ■ - - 4 Carleton College - 10 River Falls ;v- 2 St. Thomas College 8 River Falls - • ■ ■ 0 St. lliomas College 4 River Falls • 11 Eau Claire .... 10 River Falls - 8 Eau Claire .... 2 Ninety-SixTENNIS 192.5 rT1HE spring tennis tournament was the most interesting and hotly contested ever J- held at River Falls. In a strenuous final match Waschatka nosed out Professor May and took first place. In the doubles Verrette and May defeated Hayward and Paul in a closely contested match. In the summer school tournament the honors were taken by the faculty. Professor May defeated Mr. Eggebrecht in the finals. With the new courts available this spring, tennis will undoubtedly rank as one of our leading spring sports. Doubles and singles tournaments for both men and women are being planned. Gallup Ykrrkttk Waschatka yinety-SevenSKATING THIS winter another sport was added to River Falls' illustrious line. This now project, the skating rink, luui seemed almost impossible for some time, but by the intense effort and enthusiasm of the Student Social Committee was at last successfully carried out. The idea was first conceived a few years ago, but given practically no consideration, as most every one was pessimistic about the possibilities of constructing a rink. Then last year the idea came to light again, this time being sponsored by the Student Social Committee. The committee pul aside money for the purpose, hut because a large number of students and faculty believed a skating rink would be unsuccessful, the plan again failed. This year, however, the new Social Committee started out with a determination to complete a rink under any circumstances. They made arrangements for money to be spent, had the city furnish the water and light needed, solicited professional advice, and with the cooperation of Mr. Spriggs, the construction of the rink was soon under way. Most of the work on the rink was done during the holidays and when the students returned from their vaculion, they were very much surprised and at the same time delighted to find it really completed. Plans were then made for a big celebration and when the night came the link was initialed with a bang. The band played, professional fancy skaters performed, stunts were pulled off, and then more than two hundred and fifty skaters joined hands in un all night's good time. From this night on crowds appeared on the rink almost constantly. The rink was constructed primarily in the interest of the students, but it proved to be the playground for practically all the people of River Falls, old and young. On one Sunday afternoon the crowd on the rink numbered around seven hundred people, which goes to show that at was successful. The value of the rink to River Falls is inestimable; it not only offers the opportunity to more people to lake active part in sports, but it also is a great factor in bringing excellent outdoor exercise to the students of the Normal School. The success of the project this year ought to inspire the members of the next year's Social Committee, and with that hope in mind, we feel confident that River Falls will have a lugger and heller skating rink next year. .Xinelt KwhlAlice Hacen Winner of the G. A. A. Cup, 1926 GIRLS’ ATHLETICS Ninety-NineTyVOL lltHKC HU ST SEMESTER Doris Tyvol Margaret Prosser May Fuller • Adaladk Keating Lois Beers -Miss Smith - OFFICERS - - President . •Vice-President - • Recording Secretory Secretary Treasurer Faculty Adviser SECOND SEMESTER - - • - Ellen Burke Minnie Pedersen • • • .Marion Simonson • • • Cora IIeusle - • - • Marion Miller ..............Miss Smith THE Girls Athletic Association is an organization which fosters interest in girls' athletics as well as backs all athletic events and worthwhile activities of the school. It aims especially to bring more girls into active participation in athletic.-, and thus develop a sense of fairness and sportsmanship as well as to aid physical development. Any girl is eligible to membership in the G. A. A., but until she has earned one hundred points by becoming a member of an athletic team she is not an active member. The associate members take part in the social affairs of the association, but the active members handle all business. Social events lake place once a month ami are in the form of out-of-door picnics, sleigh rides, lohogganning parties, and stunt parties in the gym. An annual week-end camping trip is held at the Y. M. C. A. camp on Lake St. Croix, where the facilities of the camp accommodate a large number of girls. This feature is very popular, and has come to be one of the big events of the school year. Bktiiixe March Smith One HundredDuring I he year I lie G. A. A. has participated in a mmilier of outside activities sponsored by the school. At Homecoming and Championship celebration , the G. A. A. look an active part in making these events successful. The organization helped to earn money for the purchase of gold footballs for the championship football team. During the Stale Oratorical Contest the girls assisted in the furnishing of hcadipiarters for visiting delegates. The association is very active, with varied interests, thus appealing to many girls. The G. A. A. awards official "IP sweaters to all girls who have earned 600 points during their membership. Points are given for making class teams in any of the major sports of volleyball, basketball, and kittenball. Points are also earned by hiking, skiing, observing rules of personal hygiene, as well as by placing in any of the various Iraek events. A girl must work consistently for two years to earn the sufficient number of points, therefore it is an honor to be the wearer of the red "IP A loving cup is also awarded annually to the girl, who at the end of that year lias to her credit the largest number of points after having won a sweater. Since the organization of the Girls' Athletic Association in 1920. twenty-six girls have won the official “IP sweater. G. A. A. SWEATER AWARDS Mae IIrokv - 21 Alice Brown - 21 Anna Hacestad • '21 Janet McNabii 21 Helen McNally • 21 Honor McNai.i.y • 21 Mae Parkku - •21 Stella Coli.ins • 22 Lucy Demi i.i.im; - '22 Olga Gaistaii •22 Marie Moyniiian - 22 Frances Ellsworth 23 Laura McNam»r ’23 Marion Sylvester 23 I.exork Ki d - 23 Nellie Ko»»: - 23 Viola White • 23 Aihcaii. Rennet - 24 Florence Rennet - 24 Grace Hendrickson 24 cnes McDonald - 24 Rkssie Needham • 24 Lots Reeiis 23 Alice Hacen • ‘25 Mildred lit m mkl - 25 I'll ELM A SecKRSTROM 25 Onr Hundred OneHack ISow John ion. Veltn, Tyrol. Prourr, Smith (CmcA) KllOM !»«•« Ilnlin, Thru, Fuller, ! VOLLEY BALL THE volleyball season opened early in the fall, when about thirty girls reported for practice with Miss Roherty, and later Miss Smith, as coaches. Many of the girls were amateurs, but this did not prevent them from becoming excellent players before the end of the season. Practice was held every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, and later three teams were chosen for the entire group on the basis of class membership. After some practice, a tournament was run off on two successive afternoons to determine which class team would become the volleyball champions of 1925. The first game between the Freshmen and Sophomores was closely contested, but the final score was in favor of the latter. The winners then played the Seniors for the championship, and were again victorious, winning by a fairly large margin. This was the culmination of the volleyball season, which was very successful, inasmuch as a large number of girls participated and a wider knowledge of the game resulted. One Hundred Tu-oBASKETBALL THIRD YEAR TERM Lois Beers • Stella Pedersen CkCILE KELLY • A MCE Hagen Litiia Gregor • Ei.lkn Burke • Jessie Bolin Forward (Cuptaink Forward Side Coaler Jumping dealer Guard Guard Forwaid (Substitute) BASKETBALL is the favorite sport of a large number of girls, and the season of 1926 proved this most conclusively. The practices were conducted in a similar manner to volleyball practice, with the season ending with a tournament to decide the championship. The early practices consisted mainly in work on the fundamentals of passing, guarding, and shooting, hut later short scrimmages were held at each practice. Strict girls’ rules were observed, and the game was played On a three-court floor which necessitated six players on a team. Several practice games were played with the local high school team. The first game of the tournament was played between the Sophomores and Freshmen, in which only very close guarding on the part of the second years prevented the clever first-year team from winning by a larger margin than they did. The Sophomores met the Seniors for the second game, in which the Seniors won, contrary to all expectations. The rivalry was keen in the final game between the Freshmen and Seniors, with the Freshmen picked to win. However, by clever passing and accurate shooting early in the game, the Seniors established a four-point lead which was maintained throughout. By winning both games, the championship went to the Senior team. One Hundred ThreeOne Hundred FourFORENSICS One Hundred FireRex ford S. Mitchell A LARCH pari of the credit for our outstanding forensic record of this past year is most certainly due to the umiable personality, the practical methods, and the thorough work of Coach Rcxford Mitchell. We have in Coach Mitchell a man who can get the utmost work from the students who are interested in forensics. By his open-mindedness and congenial disposition he gets hold of every member of the squad. The debaters know that he is a “regular fellow,” and if Coach Mitchell makes a suggestion, that suggestion is carried out. Not only does the forensic student get a chance to work with an outstanding personality, but he gets a lot of good practical instruction in correct speech. Coach Mitchell made an enviable record in debate while in Lawrence College, and he demonstrates to us year after year, by the caliber of speakers he turns out, his ability to put across his knowledge of the art of speuking. Rather than thrust upon the orator a special style of delivery, the “dean” helps each one to develop and strengthen the style for which he is best suited. This up-to-the-minute style of training is most valuable to future men of all airs. The most helpful asset a debate team cun possibly have is a couch who knows the question to be discussed. Coach Mitchell thoroughly studied and had in mind the child lubor situation, and he made use of what he knew. When our debaters got a new child labor remedy or evil into -their heads und started off on a tangent, the conch was ever alert to get them back on the right truck. Me could argue on either side of the child labor question so effectively that it was hard in either case to disagree with him. The debaters were continually kept busy digging up figures, or reasoning out cases, in order that they might intelligently discuss the child labor problems with the coach. One Hundred SixBurke Norsenc EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING AND ORATORY THE annual inter-normal oratorical and extemporaneous speaking contests were held at River Falls this year. On March 19th we had as our guests some one hundred and fifty visitors from our islor normal schools. Eau Claire led with a delegation of seventy, including two glee club , an orchestra, and two quartettes. The day began with a pep and stunt program in the morning followed by a luncheon for all our visitors in (he cafeteria at noon. In the afternoon occurred the extemporaneous speaking contest followed by a dance in North Hall gym. The oratorical contest took place in the evening, being preceded by a concert by some of the visiting musical organizations. Students and faculty alike entered into the spirit of the occasion and did their best to make our guests feel at home. Our representatives in the contests performed well before the home audience, Marshall Norscng winning first place in extempore speaking, and John Burke placing second in oratory. The topic for extempore speaking was “The Need for a Re-Alignment of Political Parties in the United States." Marshall's victory was clean cut, as he received first rank from each of the three expert judges. The judges for both contests were Professors Barnes and Weaver of the Public Speaking Department of the University of Wisconsin, and Professor Franzke, Head of the Department of Public Speaking ul Lawrence College. Donald Vetter of Stevens Point placed second, and Donald Gleason of Oshkosh third. Alvin Churchill of Superior won the oratorical with an oration entitled "The Moral Courage of the Frontier," while John Burke finished a close second with his oration 'The Rising Tide of Lawlessness." William Gavin of Eau Claire won third with "Visions and Ideals" as his topic. Mr. Norscng was also a successful contestant in the inter-state contest. He was awarded first honors at Macomb, Illinois, by a unanimous decision of the judges. It is significant that many of the contestants at this extempore contest represented institutions which have four-year courses. This has been a most successful yeur in forensics—a first in extemporaneous speaking, a second in oratory, and a state championship in debate is a record that future representatives of the school in forensics may well strive to equal. Ilnr IImillrrit NrrrnDEBATE THIS has been an outstanding year in debate. The schedules included more debates than ever before; our teams took part in thirteen no decision and four decision debates. The debates were exceptionally well attended and enthusiastically supported by the student body. We went through the season without losing a decision and we won our second state championship in five years. The tryouts were held early in November. It was decided that this year the squad should consist of fifteen instead of twelve members. Four of last year’s squad were back, namely, John Burke, Rollie Williams, Fred Wandrcy, and Frances Lethlean. The judges selected the following eleven to complete the group: John Davison, Marshall Norseng, Robert Smith, Donald Olson, Bernard Morton, Harold Walton, Thomas Barry, Scott Canney, James Casey, George Wilson, and Theodore Goble. The question selected for discussion was, “The Adoption of the Proposed Twentieth Amendment Empowering Congress to Regulate Child Labor.” After a series of intra-squad debates a series of no decision practice debates were held with the Hammond, New Richmond, and River Falls high school teams; all the members of the squad participated in these debates. Then followed a series of no decision debates with two Minnesota colleges, St. Thomas and Hnmiinc. At the close of this scries the teams that were to compete in the conference decision debates were selcctd. Marshall Norseng, Bernard Morton, and Robert Smith made up the affirmative team with Donald Olson and Frances Lethlean as alternates, while John Davison, John Burke, and Fred Wandrcy were selected as a negative team with Harold Walton and Thomas Barry as alternates. The remainder of the squad were organized into second teams. The first conference debates occurred March 5. Our affirmative met Eau Claire here, while our negative journeyed to Superior. On their way to Superior, our negative stopped off at Cumberland to meet the Cumberland high school affirmative in a no decision practice debate. Incidentally the Cumberland teams later won the state championship. Both of our teams emerged victorious in their first encounters; our victories gave us the northern championship and the right to compete in the state championship debates. The state championship debates were held March 30. Platteville, winner in the southern triangle, withdrew and the debate became a dual one with Stevens Point. Again our teams succeeded in winning both debates. Our negative defeated the strong Point affirmative in a very hotly contested debate on the home platform, while our affirmative walked away with a 100-87 decision at the Point. Thus our teams went through the season without suffering a defeat and River Falls became the first school to win two state championships in debate. (The first state championship debate was held in 1922 and won by River Falls). The winning of the championship was properly celebrated upon the return of the affirmative team. This year's teams probably rank as the best that have ever represented the institution. All did exceptionally good work, but John Burke and Marshall Norseng, the two closing speakers, deserve special mention. Eleven of the members of this years squad plan to return next year; only Wandrey, Burke, Lethlean, and Williams will be lost by graduation. While the loss of these four will be keenly felt, eleven experienced debaters should prove a strong nucleus for next year’s squad. One Hundred EiyhtMORTON Norseng Smith STATE CHAMPIONS AFFIRMATIVE TEAM Bernard Morton Robert Smith Marshall Norseng (Closer) Won from Eau Claire Negative al River Falls. March 5. Score 99 to 85. Professor I. M. Cochran of Carlelon College. Expert Judge. Won from Stevens Point Negative at Stevens Point. March 30. Score 100 to 87. Professor A. B. O’Niel of University of Wisconsin. Expert Judge. NEGATIVE TEAM John Davison Fred Wandrey John Burke (Closer) Won from Superior Affirmative at Superior. March 5. Score 96 to 89. Professor G. Marsh of Carlelon College. Expert Judge. Won from Stevens Point Affirmative at River Falls. March 30. Score 100 to 96. Professor C. R. Decker of University of North Dakota. Expert Judge. Burke Wandrey Davison One Hinulrvtl .VineWEARERS OF THE FORENSIC “R" THE forensic “K” is a key awarded to representatives in forensics upon a point basis. Five points are awarded to the person representing the school in oratory or extemporaneous speaking in the state contest, and five additional points for winning first, second, or third in the contest. Five points are awarded to members of debate teams each year with an additional five to members of slate championship teams. These forensic awards have been made since 1920. The wearers of the “R” are as follows: Forensic '‘R" (plain key awarded for five points I Lauim Kellar, '21 John Williams, ’21 Luo Shannon, ’21 Winfred Bird. ’23 Honor Forensic “R” Frank Ai.bee, ’22 I.angdon Chapman, ’22 Everett Smith, ’25 Margaret Bailey, ’25 Ronald Baker, ’25 I he' Allan Me Andrews, 23 Philip Mitchell, ’23 Marcaret McDermott. Kenneth Preston, '25 with one star awarded for 10 points) Carleton Ames. '25 Bernard Morton, ’28 Robert Smith. '28 John Davison, ’28 (key with two stars for 15 points) Reynold Jenson. '25 ’25 Distinctive Forensic Alvin Howalt, ’22 Double Honor "R" I key with three stars awarded for 20 points) Edward Casey, ’23 Fred Wandrey, 26 Rex Liebenberg, ’23 Marshall Norsenc, 28 Catherine Chapman, ’25 John Burke. 26 Double Distinctive "R” I key with four stars awarded for 30 points) Melvin Thomson. '22 One Hundred TenMUSIC One Hundred ElevenTHE YEAR IN MUSIC AMERICAN education demands the culture of music, and .it is the aim, with the co-operation of the students, to make the Music Do par I men I of the River Falls Normal a “service station” for the musical life of the adjoining rural communities as well as to serve the Normal proper. Many rural districts have been visited this year in the way of furnishing musical programs for the schools and meetings of various Parent-Teacher Associations. Many improvements and additions have been made in the Department of Music, and students attending the Normal have unexcelled opportunities for the study of singing and voice culture, piano, organ, violin, cello and band instruments. Classes in history of music, harmony, and public school music have been formed and have interested a great many students in this line of study. The Department of Music is responsible for seven musical organizations, which include the men’s glee club, girls’ glee club, girls’ trio, string trio, orchestra, band, and mixed chorus, any one of them being capable of fine performances. Besides these organizations the members of the music faculty present many programs throughout the year both at home and abroad. We cannot tell how much the future holds in store for the Department of Music, but when we consider the fact that nearly three hundred members of the present student body arc interested in some form of music study or activity, we prophesy that within the next few years rapid strides will be made which will tend to strengthen further the present fine curriculum of the institution. One Hundred TwelveTor How—Amundson, Harry. .Canncy, Nrbel, Chapman Muun How—Smith. Morion. Pick. Goble, Miller Bottom Row Kexel, Olson, Pile. Ilalch {Director). Larson, Casey. Gardiner BAND Dorothy F. Hatch. Director Trumpets Trombones Bass Theodore Kexel Markham Morton Herbert Chapman Dan Wile Robert Smith Tuba Ray Neb el Irvinc Larson Saxophones James Casey Theodore Barry Donald Olson Scott Canney Drums Clarinets Alvin Amundson- Robert Gardiner Percy Wick Theodore Goble Con stance Miller Donald Olson ONE of I lie most important musical organizations of the school, although the youngest, is the Normal Band. Despite its recent organization it has appeared more frequently during the past year than any other musical group, proving thereby that its services are indispensable. The origin of the band is the outcome of the Homecoming celebration in the fall. At that time the need for such an organization within the school itself was felt and a group of enthusiastic members responded to the call for volunteers. So successful was the first attempt that it was agreed that the band should become a permanent institution. Within a few weeks two of the leading organizations on the campus, the G. 0. P. and the Agrifallians, pledged their support to the band and set to work to provide uniforms, earning the money in various ways. On February 9 the band gave its first formal concert in uniform. It was a splendid success both musically and financially, and we felt that at last our band was established. It will doubtless do much in the future to create a loyal, enthusiastic school spirit and so fulfill its primary purpose. One Hundred ThirteenTor Row—Milter, Mayer, Erickson, Sieiirl, Lindahl Miooli: Row—Braekin, Jackson, Nelson, Hailey, Leihlean Bottom Row —Squires, Johnson, Vassay, Randall, Ames, Slauson GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB Ames Vassau Johnson One Hundred FourteenTop Row—And non. Barry, Gardiner, Jenson, Chapman, Taylor Midpi.k Row—-Smith, Morton, Don, lleebink, A'orseng. Ford IUitiou Ron—Hetten. Jennings, Ellejton, Overby, Brakken, Zamfahn MEN’S GLEE CLUB One Hundred FifteenTor Row—Morion. Barry. Amundson. Canney, Wile, Ketei, Larson Miiiiiu: How - -Norstag, Zam ahn, Nobel. Wick. Coble. Brooks, Miller Bottom How II. Smith. It. Smith. Morn, Hatch (Director), Chriitlanon. Sitter, Chapman ORCHESTRA Dorothy F. Hatch, Director Saxophones CONSTANCE Mll.I.KII Scott Canney Alvin Amundson Theodore Barry Violins Clyde Zamjahn Mrs. J. II. Ames Elaine Christianson Marshall Norsenc Robert Smith Richard Wittenkami Elaine Peterson Anna Reitz Ray N»m Evelyn M. Moen Trumpets Theodore Kexei. Dan Wile Irving Larson Clarinets Percy Wick Cufford Brooks Theodore Goble Trombone Markham Morton Viola Robert Davee Cello Bethine Smith Bass Herbert Chapman Drums Robert Gardiner THE Normal Orchestra for the year 1926 has been a live organization whose work has upheld the high standards of the previous years in orchestral achievement. It is the largest orchestra ever assembled at this school, its membership numbering twenty-six, with an increased range of instruments. The orchestra has performed at many programs and special occasions, and has proved itself a capable and necessary factor in the musical activities of the school. One Hundred SixteenDRAMA One Hundred SeventeenTHE YEAR IN DRAMATICS THE work in dramatics this year has been unusually interesting. For class room work the drama class produced three plays, The Rivals, She Sloops to Conquer, Twelfth Night, as well as scenes from Much Ado About Nothing. For an assembly program, given January 7, six members of the drama class presented a one act play, Our Aunt from California. Doris Frcdcrickson, a member of the class, wrote an A. B. C. Playlette. which was so popular that it was repeated muny limes for nearby community gatherings. During the fall three one act plays, The Ruling Class. Action, What They Think, were given for the benefit of the Athletic Association. On the ninth of April, twelve students under the direction of Miss Schlosser staged Polly With a Past, by Middleton and Dolton. This play, given for the benefit of the Agrifallian Society, was so thoroughly enjoyed that it was repeated, April 16. 'file try-out is in progress for the senior class play, which is to be given Monday of Commencement Week. The play will probably be chosen from one of the following: To the Ladies, Daddy Long-Legs, Only 38. ONE ACT PLAYS Presented December 11 THE RULING CLASS By Mary Wintkr Cast Lois Elslon ............................................Evelyn Barren Richard Elston, her husband.............................Fred Wandrey WiUette Spruancc, their cook............................Harriet Gilbert A Girl, looking for a place.............................Connie Miller ACTION By Holland Hudson Cast The Stage Manager.................................................Harry Ellefson The Rowdy........................................................Harold Heggen Mr. Max............................................................John Davison George Max. his son....................................Robert Smith Two Loft Workers...............................Erie Barber. Ted Kcxe! Two Bootleggers...........................Sidney Scoville, Dale Jensen Two Dry Agents.......................Raymond Trembley. Harry Ellefson Two Patrolmen.........................Harold lleggen. Bernard Morton WHAT THEY THINK By R. Cbothexs Cast Grandmother I . . . . .. , Grandfather { ,n ,he,r conrte,uP da .... Mother................................... Father................................... Bob. their son........................... Maud, their daughter..................... ILitha Gregor Dean Goodrich Marion Simonson ......Earl Kuhn ..Arthur Webster Bernice Shcldrew One Hundred EighteenOne Hundred Nineteen  MELETEAN VAUDEVILLE RIP-WRINKLES OF 1926 Presented February 12 1. Rip Van Winkle’s Awakening Kip—Robert Gardiner. Boy—Markham Morton. Birds—Genevieve Stewart, Marie Lundy, Ida Johnson. 2. The Models of 1866 and 1926 Avery Ames, Lucile Johnson, Juanita Slauson, Inez Morrow. 3. PlANOLOCUE Harriet Gilbert. 4. Peggy’s Predicament Connie Miller, Lillian Norris, Thelma Best. 5. Katy-Did Pearl Bushcy. Carol Hcggcn, Pearl Weber, Hurry Pearson, Robert Smith, Francis Nolan. 6. Vivian Vassau INTERMISSION 7. The Story of the Rose Sylvu Hunt, Mildred Randall, Bcrnico Shcldrcw. 8. Midnite Waltz Frances Squires, Wilmot Ableidingcr, Genevieve Stewart, Marie Lundy, Ida Johnson, Ella Mac Jones, Eva Davison, Lois Hunt. 9. SCOVILLE AND GILBERT 10. La Grotesque Fern Gauvin, Evelyn Holt, Alise Jensen. Marion Simonson. 11. Valentine Dance Lilha Gregor. Harriet Beebe. Florence Gass. 12. Grand Finale Sylva Hunt Vivian Vassau Marcel K. Lynum -John Jennincs Director Accompanist Advertising Manager Properties THE Mclctenn vaudeville is an annual performance presented by the Third Year Class and managed by the Meletean staff for the benefit of the year book. The production this year was especially successful. "Rip-Wrinkles of 1926” consisted of a series of acts with a theme. Rip Van Winkle's reaction to the world of today, running throughout. The songs and dances were arranged by students, and the performance directed most successfully by Sylva Hunt. One Hundred Ticentu One Hundred Ticcntr OncPOLLY WITH A PAST A Comedy by George Middleton and Guy Bolton Presented April 9 and 16 Cast Harry Richardson............... Rex Van Zile................... Prentice Van Zile.............. Stiles......................... Clay Colluin, an interior decorator A Stranger..................... Commodore “Bob” Barker......... Polly Shannon.................. Mrs. Martha Van Zile........... Myrtle Davis................... Mrs. Clementine Davis.......... Parker, a maid................. .. Walter Pearson .....Elmer Beran . .Arthur Webster Donald Brownson ... .John Davison . .Bernard Morton .... Robert Smith .Mildred Randall ......Helen York Bernice Shcldrew .. .Lillian Norris ,.... Inez Morrow One Hundred Twenty-TwoSPECIAL OCCASIONS One Hundred TicenOz-ThreeCOMMENCEMENT i9z5 Sunday, June 7 8:00 P. M. Baccalaureate Address ...........................................Auditorium Reverend W. C. Sainsbury. D. D. Central Park Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Paul Monday, June 8 8:15 P. M. Senior Class Play ...............................................Auditorium “Adam and Eva —Middleton and Bolton Tuesday, June 9 10:00 A. M. Class Day Exercises .........................................South Campus 4:30 P. M. Class of 1920 Reunion ...........................................Glen Park 8:00 P. M. President's Reception ...............................Gymnasium, North Hall Wednesday, June 10 10:00 A. M. Commencement Exercises .........................................Auditorium Address—President L D. Coffman University of Minnesota 1:00 P. M. Alumni Banquet ......................................Congregational Church 8:30 P. M. Alumni Ball..........................................Gymnasium, North Hall THE largest class in the history of the school took part in the 1925 Commencement. Diplomas and certificates were granted to 224 graduates; 61 to graduates of three-year courses, 105 to graduates of two-year courses, and 58 to graduates of the one-year rural course. The Commencement exercises were very impressive. President Coffman of the University of Minnesota gave an inspiring address to the class, and as they entered in the processional and later filed across the stage to receive their diplomas, one felt pride in the splendid group of young men and women that the Normal was sending out into the world. One Hundred Twenty-FourCLASS PLAY ADAM AND EVA By Geokce Middleton and Guy Bolton Presented June 8 Cast James King, a rich man....................................Marcel Lynum Corinlhia, the maid ........................................Irma Mitchell Clinton DeWitt, his son-in-law.........................Lester Jacobson Julie DeWitt, his daughter ............................Frances Lethlean Eva King, his youngest daughter............................Grace Colts Aunt Abby Hooker, his sister-in-law....................Christine Larson Dr. Jack Dclamater, his neighbor..........................Gerald Dodge Horace Pilgrim, his uncle...............................Theodore Kexcl Adam Smith, his business manager.........................Reynold Jensen Lord Andrew Gordon, bis would-be son-in-law............Reeve Thompson One Hundred Tirenlu-FivcCLASS DAY EXERCISES June 9—South Campus Processional........................... Senior Women, Senior Men, Queen and Attendants Coronation of Class Queen Dance of Welcome Class History.........................................................Margaret Bailey Class Song Class Prophecy ...............Arranged by Elsie Wikholm. Dorothy Baker, and Ellen lx wis Maypole Dance Presentation of Yoke ..................................................Edward Spriegcl Acceptance by First Year Class .........................................Clyde Zamjahn Tree Ceremony..................................Catherine Chapman and Myron Heebink Pledge Song CLASS Day Exercises centered around the coronation of the class queen. Each member of the class had been asked to choose the young woman of the class who seemed to represent best the spirit and ideals of the school. The name of the person chosen was not revealed until, as the class formed in the procession to the campus, the queen appeared in her coronation robes. Catherine Chapman was queen of 1925 and Gladys Mason her maid of honor. One Hundred Twenty-SixOne Hundred Ticentn-SevenNORTH HALL GYMNASIUM. MAY 8. 1925 Wayne Taylor...........................■...............p,om Chairman Grace Cons.................'...........................Parmer COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN Sylta Hunt.............................................- Decoration% Wuxi am Jacormn........................................Untie Harriet Bkeoe ........................................Programs GENERAL COMMITTEE Third Year Clast Second Year Clast First Year Clast Ursula Gauvim Kathryn Gabriel Harriet Beebe Myron Heebink Sylta Hunt Stanley Dayison William Jacobson John Jennincs Lawrence Dawson William Moore Ellen Lewis Gilbert Meyer Sicrid Rasmussen Frances Letiilean Mildred Randall Wayne Taylor Paul Rosenbemc Doris Tyyol Wayne Taylor Grace Cotts THE ALL-SCHOOL PROM One Hundred Ttcenlu-Ei'ihtHOMECOMING Friday, October 16 7:30 P. M. Mass Meeting ..........................................................Auditorium 9:00 P. M. Torchlight Parade Saturday, October 17 10:30 A. M. Homecoming Parade 2:00 P. M. Homecoming Game: Stout—River Falls........................Ramer Field 8:30 P. M. Homecoming Ball .................................North Hall Gymnasium HOMECOMING was, as usual, the occasion for the gathering of the clans. Graduates came from far and near and celebrated the day right royally. The parade in the morning was well planned, and the floats were unusually attractive. The honors went to the Y. M. and Y. W. float, and to the Rural Life Club for the best comic presentation. The game with Stout was a hard fought and thrilling one, ending in a score of 3-0 for the Red and White. The day ended with a dance, Clyde Zamjahn’s Mandarins furnishing the music. One Hundred Ticenti -XineOne Hundred Thirtyouo fll'WI ptJptinii ou()■ Maud A. Latta Co-worker and Friend of Class and Staff One Hundred Thirty-TwoTHE MELETEAN WITH ihe publication of the 1926 Meletcan we are issuing the fifteenth volume of the school annual. The first volume was brought out by the Cla . of 1912. Mis Jennie Wiescnthal was editor-in-chief; Robert Moser, now superintendent of schools at Cumberland. was busines manager; and Homer ElertMin. now of Try on. North Carolina, one of the art editors. It is interesting to note Mr. Elertson's progress in the field of art. During the past winter he has given three exhibition of his paintings: one of a group of forty-three canvasses in Albany, a second exhibition of the same group in Washington, and an exhibition of four of bis largest pictures in Brooklyn. The annual was given its name by Harvey Fletcher, one of the athletic editors. Harvey Fletcher luter gave Ins life in the service as a reconnaissance officer in France. A weekly paper, the Badger, bud formerly been published by the school, and the year hook was in a way an outgrowth of this. However, the staff did not wish to keep the name, since it was that of the unnuul published ut the University of Wisconsin, so the I.ulin word for badger, and the scientific name of the Kuropcun badger—melcs—was chosen, und from it was formed—Mclctcan. As the life of the school lias broadened, und new activities und organization have developed, the Meletcan has kept pace in its growth. In 1919 tho first student directory was issued os a private busine-s enterprise by a student of the school. The next year the NJeleteun. recognizing the desirability of issuing a directory as a school publication, look over this work, and transferred the advertising material from the annual to the directory. Since then no advertising material has appeared in the annual. This is a most desirable feature and one sought by all annual builders, but rarely attained because of the financial necessity of making the advertising pay in part for the book. The Meletcan staffs are to lie complimented for their successful solution of the problem of eliminating advertising material from the book, and at the same time gaining the financial assistance that it brings. The Student Directory has also grown until it is a complete handbook of school information, the compiling and publishing of which is no small tusk and might well be the work of a separate staff, but lias always been carried on by the unnuul staff in addition to its other work. The present year book is the first to be issued by the Third Yeur Glass. In the readjustment of class activities it became necessary for one class to issue the book two year in succession, and that has been the work of the Cla of 1926. With one exception, however, there has been no duplication of members of the two staffs. The 1926 Mclctcan is a true school product. The theme of the book is one closely related to the institution—the greater school of the future a expressed in the service of the teacher. The art motif and design have been taken from those found on the campus and familiar to every student. The art work, from the cover design to the las: cartoon, has been the work of students. It b hoped that the book b a true cxprc i»n of the spirit and individuality of the River Falls Normal School, and that it will mean to you— «ur School." One Hundred Thirtu-ThreeSlVEKTSON Lym'.m THE 192.6 MELETEAN Victor Sivertson Marcel K. I.ynum Earl Brakken - Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Administration and Classes Gertrude Merrill Activities Eva Davison Literary Leona Miller Organizations Clifford Olson STAFF Art Litha Gregor Athletics Harold Heggen Photography John Jennings The Campus Harold Heggen Sylva Hunt Harriet Beeiie Director. Meletean Vaudeville Sylva Hunt Typist Margaret Jackson One It 11 mltril Thirty-FourGrecor Brakken Hunt Jennincs Merrill Davison Heccen Jackson Beebe Miller Olson One Hundred Thirty-FiveLuttrell Beers Wii.e THE STUDENT VOICE Lois Beers ■ Clarence Wesslen Barlbtte Luttrell Harold Hegcen - Dan W. Wile -Alvin R. Amundson Evelyn Holt Elda Nelson Litha Gregor Dean Goodrich EDITORIAL STAFF Edilor-in-Chief • • • • Assistant Editor Managing Editor ..............Athletic Editor BUSINESS STAFF • • • • Business Manager • • • • Assistant Business Manager TYPISTS Marie Lundy REPORTERS Vivian Goldsmith Lorene Brackin' Bernice Sheldrew Ted Kexel FACULTY ADVISOR Mr. Hanna Orville M. Hanna One Hmndrrd Thirty-SixTop Row -Sheldreie. Amundson. Wesilen, Ktxel, Lundy Boitom Row—Goodrich, Holt, Hraekin. Gregor. Nelson THE Student Voice is a weekly publication, appearing on the campus each Wednesday of the school year. The staff has attempted to give interesting and accurate accounts of campus activities, as well as to report the doings of faculty and student body. Two special editions were issued during the year, the first featuring our Slate Championship in Football, the second our success in the State Oratorical Contest and our State Championship Debate Teams. To give the students of the neighboring high schools some idea of college life at River Falls, 1,800 of each of these editions were printed and sent out to them. On the whole, comments would indicate that the year has been a very successful one for the Student Voice. THE STUDENT VOICE urnufAU mm imuwo w ounmicu canor ' KlaMStHbAu One Hundred Thirlu-SevenOne Hundred Thirty-EightOrganisationsTop How—Kexel, Wick, Banniiicr, Brcbe Bottom How Pauhon, Haiti, Duty, l.nnckiun, Ulrich STUDENT SOCIAL COMMITTEE OFFICERS Ted Kkxbl • Percy Wick Lois Hunt -Harriet IIkeiii: ■ President Vice President Secretary Treasurer THE Student Social Committee is a representative body of ten members, three members from each class with Miss Hathorn representing the faculty. Its duty is to provide entertainment for the student body. The matinee and evening dances that have been given during the year are the result of the efforts of this committee. But it is the construction of the skating rink that should really bring to us the realization that the Social Committee is alive to the interests of the students. This new project was the special contribution of this year's committee to the usual social activities of the school. In the further interest of the students the committee is proposing an all school picnic to be given in late spring. It believes that such an event is the desire of the graduating seniors especially, ns this will give them at least one more opportunity to hove a rollicking good time. It is the hope of the present committee that future members will still further increase the number of real social activities for the normal school students. One Hundred Thirty-NineTop Row—llagen, Jackton, Fredrickson, Pedersen Bottom Row—Mackmeitr, Btackin, Morgan, Leihlean YOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Alice Hacen..................... Margaret Jackson........................ Doris Fredrickson....................... Stella Pedersen ........................ Theresa Machmeier......................... Lorene Brackin' -....................... Ryda Morgan............................. Frances Lethlean........................ Miss Hathorn............................ President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Devotional Committee Social Committee Social Service Committee World Fellowship Committee Faculty Advisor One Hundred FortyEARLY in the year 1925-26 one hundred forty girls extinguished the Candles of Self and lighted the Candles of Service during the impressive Candlelight Initiation Service of the Young Women’s Christian Association, thus pledging themselves to become true followers of the Lord Jesus Christ. A series of student-led discussions was carried on as a joint project of the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A., wherein the students discussed such problems as: “Where do we need new standards?”, “How honest shall we be?”, and “Correct social relationships between men and women.” A measure of the success of the discussion groups was due, we feel, to the help gained from the Minnesota Student Conference in the spring of 1925, where the Y. W. C. A. had eight representatives, and from the Student Conference at Northfield, Minnesota, at which nine River Falls students were present. Such leaders as Bruce Curry, Sherwood Eddy, Henry Van Dusen, Margaret QuayTc, and Frances Williams have brought much to the lives of the people attending the conferences, which has helped to make our organization vital on the campus. The spirit of service was manifest at Christmas, when the organization, under the leadership of the Social Service Committee with Mrs. A. N. Johnson as advisor, filled Christinas boxes which were sent to a community in northern Wisconsin. We have learned that these boxes furnished the only Christmas cheer these people knew this year. The girls in the Y. W. C. A. have taken an active part in all phases of the work, especially in the weekly meetings. Thus they have come into closer fellowship with one another while endeavoring together to live Jesus’ law of love on our campus. One Hundred Forty-OneTop Row—Jenson, Btakken, TosUud Bottom Son—Allot, Paulson, Olson, Brounton YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Ted Jenson ............................President Earl Brakkf.n..........................Vice President Orville Tostrud........................Secretary-Treasurer Osborne Attoe..........................Membership Committee Donald Brownson........................Religious Education Committee Walter Paulson...................... Social Committee Clifford Olson.........................Community Service Mr. Jacobson...........................Faculty Advisor James P. Jacobson One Hundred Forlu-TieoTop Row—Olson,- Begley, Hardin e. '■ ». Ueyer. Omby Fourth Row-r«7p. Kiu't'i. H'ilum, " l»ur. 1‘auhon. Jekr. Kronen THIRD Row Johnson. llendliiku.n, Howard. Alior. C »k. Huber. Safer,. kelson Second Row deicer. Folkoske. Olson, "'irk. Jitrobum (Ad, it or). Mjoane,. Brokken. l.miireU. Ammnd ion Bottom Row -Goodrich, Toilrud. Morion. Uoonry. Stern. Winenkomy WE feel that during the past year or two we have been unusually favored at River Falls. Through conventions and conferences it has been the privilege of many of our men to come into intimate contact with such men as Sherwood Eddy. Pitt VanDusen, Bruce Curry, Stitt Wilson, Glenn Clark, Kirby Page, and many others of national and international reputation. Conferences of the type that we attended at the University of Minnesota last spring, at Lake Geneva in June, at North field in November, not to mention our own sessions with Sherwood Eddy and G. ' • Aldrich, have left an impression on our lives that is beginning to express itself in action. During the past year the usual weekly meetings have been held. In the main the program at these meetings has consisted of a student-led devotional service followed by a purposeful address by members of the faculty or by prominent students or by outside talent. One prominent feature of this year’s program has been our joint meetings and discussions with the other Christian organizations. Our group discussions on problems vital to men and women on the campus have stirred our thinking more perhaps than we arc willing to admit. The opening joint mixer in September and the annual stag party in February were unusually successful. The weekly prayer service on Tuesday morning has been a source of power. It is of interest to point out that of the five men in the cabinet of last year who were graduated last June four at present are devoting their entire time to Y. M. C. A. work, while the fifth is doing a fine bit of volunteer work with the Ili-Y group. There is some satisfaction in realizing that the activities that we are trying to promote here are giving men a vision that places service to God and man at a high level. One Hundred Forlti-ThreeTop Row-M:, Cotone. Nary, WMiami, Miller, llorak, Kinney Til mo Row—Burke, Martin, Janisch, Dunbar Second Row—Kexel, Caurin, Beliile, II natch Bottom Row—tt'ahl, Gregor, Lundy, Donatan, Jennings, llolt, Ulrich NORMAL CATHOLIC ASSOCIATION FIRST SEMESTER J. Aloysius Williams -James Casey • Fred Nary................. Ella Cotone • Faculty Advisor OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER President.........................Evelyn Barrett Vice President..........................David Burke Secretary............................Grace Martin Treasurer............................Ella Cotone .......................Mb Jiinkman Glen P. Junkman One Hundred Forty-FourTop How -Catruth, llalrort. Ableldinger, Fall, lltirkc. Foley, Belitle, Barrett Third Hon—Hot rote, Corey, Singleton, Simon Second How—Schnffner, llanten. Miller, McKernon llunux Row--iYofoila Bear,ton, Camay, Collin,, Jewell, Nary, Hughes, Tremblay THE Normal Catholic Association is a religious organization, consisting of all the Catholic students and faculty members of the school. Its purpose is to help the members mentally, socially, and religiously. The fifty members are among the most influential of the student body. They are active in all the interscholastic activities, besides having an enviable record in inter-organization athletics. The guiding influence of our faculty advisor, Mr. Glen P. Junkman, is a great asset to the organization. Rev. Father Fassbender has increased the success of the society, not only by making possible many parties in the church parlors, but also by giving a course in apologetics during the season of Lent. One Hundred Forty-FireKkxki. Wilson FIRST SEMESTER Theodore Kexel Clifford Olson Henry Knoll - MARTIN ANDERSON Faculty AGRIFALLIAN OFFICERS Advisor President........................ Vice President..................... • Secretary........................Dei Treasurer -- . - - - Mr. Johnson Arthur N. Johnson SECOND SEMESTER Ceorce Wilson - Archie Recley .ward Hendrickson - Floyd Helwic One Hundred Forty-SixnpHE Agrifallian Society is an organization of the agriculture students of the J- River Falls State Normal School. It is the oldest men’s organization in the school and has a membership larger than that of any other literary society. The purpose of this organization is to stimulate and promote interest in the various phases of agriculture, and to give its members training in debating, public speaking, and parliamentary practice. Meetings are held every other week, and interesting programs are rendered by members of the society. On many occasions outside speakers and educational films are obtained by the society. The programs deal not only with the practical side of agriculture, but also with social activities, which relieve the monotony of farm life. One of the big events of the year is the initiation of the freshman members. Every fall the society holds a Poultry and Grain Show, at which the farmers and townspeople of the surrounding communities compete for prizes. Last fall between six and seven hundred birds were entered, which is an increase of over twenty-five per cent over the preceding years. Likewise, the crop exhibit showed an increase of nearly fifty per cent. This goes to show that a greater interest is being taken in agricultural activities. Another feature is the Annual Stock Show which is held in the spring. This show was started fourteen years ago, and the number and quality of the animals shown compare well with the exhibits at the best county fairs. The outstanding event of the year for the students is the Agricultural Field Day. on which students give demonstrations and educational exhibits, teaching important farm facts. Stock fitting, marketing, and judging demonstrations prepare the men who lake part in this work to handle and meet conditions in their teaching and community work. After the field day the Annual Agrifallian Banquet is held, for which several outside speakers arc obtained. At the banquet Field Day activities are promoted, and also the places are awarded to those winning in exhibit and demonstration work. This year we inaugurated a High School Stock and Grain Judging Contest. Three high schools took part. Bruce High School won first place, being coached by William Wickclman, a former president of the Agrifallian Society. The boys and their coach were entertained by the school. One of the most important events of the year was the staging of the play. "Polly with a Past,” the proceeds of which were used to finance the Grain and Poultry Show, which is entirely managed by the members of the society. This year suits for the band were purchased through the efforts of the G. 0. P. and the Agrifallian Societies. The future of this organization looks very promising indeed. We are confident that it will continue in the future, as it has in the past, to maintain the ideals and standards lhut have thus far been advanced toward the betterment of agricultural education in this institution. One Hundred Foriv-SerrnOne Hundred Forty-EightTor Ron Knoll. Si mom. Ohom. Widen feller. Meyer. Thurston Fifth Row- Rudiger, Wilson, W ml ion. Sagen, Burke. Bites Foiikih Koiv- Cluhrisfri, lulleardson. Inker. Chapman, Krueger, timer Third Row— Beilin, Falkoske, Peterson, Clan. Cettana. H otter d Sbcond Row—BiOHMOH. Janisch. Heltrig. Olson, Anderson. Schulte Bottom Row— yghl. Hendrickson. Barber, Casey, Weber, Begley One Hundred Forltf-StneFIRST SKMUSTER John K. Jenmncs Marshall Norseng Donald Olson -Faculty Jennings Davison LINCOLNIAN OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER ................ resident................................John Damson - Vice President • • - - Clarence Wesslen .............Secretary-Treasurer..............Theodore Coder Advisor..........................Mr. Mitchell Rexford S. Mitchell One Hundred FiftvTop Row ’v(C hi, oisen;. Smith. Datiton FoiKiii Row —Broicnson. B'esslen. I'nuhon. Morion, Cusey Tumi Row- ttandrey, Williams, Goble. Burke, Scotille Skgom Row — Morion. Jenson, Dunbar, Canney, Meacham ItoJiOM Row—Barry, l.ynum, Sieenson. AI toe, Jldasch One Hundred Fifty-OneHannah Malott FIRST SEMESTER Marcaret Hannah - Theresa Machmeier Doris Fredrickson - Faculty Advisor AURELIA OFFICERS SECOND SEMESTER • President......................Lucille Malott Pice President..................Adalade Keatinc Secretary..................Lila Van Alstine Treasurer....................Karn Heyerdahl ..................Miss Schlosser Nelle L. Schlosser One Hundred Fifty-Tiro Sift Jmc ir Ho dM£ r it 1 ' K . »'■" - » if - :f» — __ nr 7 i ■r‘Ellefson Larson RURAL LIFE CLUB OFFICERS FIRST SEMESTER Ruby Iverson .... Esther Johnson Pearl Marquart Joe Seeley - - - Faculty Advisor ■ ■ President Vice President - - Secretary Treasurer • SECOND SEMESTER - - - Harry Ellefsen Irvin Larson Blanche Hurlburt Olive Vruink Mr. Malott James I. Malott One Hundred Fifty-FourGl'oVer Sta im i it BHfl w-,t Leot The PerooUtor WkF- Groii»,.? One Hundred Fiftf -FivcSCOVILLF. Williamson first Sidney Lorene Stella CIVIC CLUB OFFICERS SEMESTER Scoville D. Bracker Pedersen ... Faculty Advisor • - - President........................ Vice President .... • - Secretary-Treasurer................. ...............................Mr. Davison Walter B. Davison second semester Adele Williamson Lorene D. Bracken Stella Pedersen One Hundred Fifty-SixTor Row—Barry, Sirerison, Lynum, X or (eng, IT esslen Fouhiii Row—Braekin, Klein Tiiiro Row—Goodrich, Lightfoot Second Row—Kielsmeyer, llollinneorih, Don, Williamson ItonoM Row—Olson, Pedersen, He urn, U'anisch, G Idler One Hundred Fifty-SevenSPRIECEL Ames FIRST SEMESTER Gladys Spriecel -Bernice Sheldrew • Doris Tyvo.l................... Marie Lundy.................... Faculty Advisor Alberta M. Greene G. O. P. OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer SECOND SEMESTER Avery Ames Sara McIntyre Ruth Bailey Inez Morrow Miss Greene One Hundred Fifty-EightTor llow —Simonson, Bannister, Swenson Fomtii Row RondoU, Dunn Tiliro Row Lethlean, Hanley, Ahh'idinmr. Bailey, Miller SixoM» Row- Johnson, Merrill, Lanckion, Davison, Stewart BoniMi Row-M, Lundy, Jones, Melntyte, Cauvin One Hundred Fifty'SineTop Row—York. Bairs, Be si. Cotone Fourth Row—Bleisner, Goldsmith Third Row—Gregor, Pritchtl, Johnson, Hum, Jewell Sccokd Row—Ames, Jensen, Morrow, Marlin, Beebe Bottom Row —Sheldrew, Vassau, Tyrol, Hunt, Embrelson One Hundred SixtyMOZART CLUB OFFICERS Frances Squires............. Lucille Johnson............. Margaret J. Jackson......... Mr. Geere................... President Vice President Secrelary-T rcasurer Faculty Advisor One Hundred Six tv-OneOne Hundred Sixty-TuoOne llmulretl Sixty-ThreePOST MORTEMS OF '15-16 Upon a bright autumnal day Which ended our vacation Four hundred eager souls convened To seek their education. A motley group, to say the least, And yet I sensed in purl A friendly sort of fellowship That warmed and cheered my heart. Twas registration day, of course, And to us older fry The hard-earned dough which needs must Departed with a sigh. But not so with our younger friends, Who had but reached the mill; They cheerfully dished out their cash And even got a thrill. Oh, youth, if thou couldst only sec The things that lie ahead, How different would thy actions he! How small would be thy head! Those early days that soon must pass— The joy, the grief, the gloom. The frantic efforts of the youth Who finds in vain his room. The first few days pass rapidly. But then to shunt our joys Come pangs of aching homesickness To many girls and boys. Life’s journey here is stony, rough. And hearts must be like chrome To bear the pain, forget the train That waits to take us home. From serious to frivolous We start the year out right By meeting all the other folks At North Hall Friday night. A mixer full of pep and stunts That makes us feel at home And leaves us with ti lighter heart And sweet thoughts in our dome. Remember the third-year parly. The classy music heard. When the Junkman-Whitenack duo The harps of heaven stirred. One Tlundred Slxtp-FovrWe all remember vividly Our fighting football crew And what a record they achieved— Just what we knew they'd do. They tied up with Macalester, Champs of our sister state. And Luther bowed to our attack; Theirs was a sadder fate. And then Homecoming day arrived, Clean full of autumn zest; A day on which the Red and White Must meet another test. 1 The morning parade was peppy, Its spirit filled the air And gave the team the extra steam Which put Stout in despair. We battled Eau Claire and heat them And left them in chagrin; Although we lost old “Rady", His spirit helped us win. St. Mary’s game we hold with pride; They found we're quite a joint. The next week we surged farther on By cleaning up the Point. Now mind you, friends, with every game More hacking was the cry, And old Superior in dismay Found out the reason why. Three times eleven was our score, Superior's score was naught. We spent the next days to extol What our champions had wrought. Now we must needs seek other lines Of many other different kinds. From Ramer Field to other things That any busy Normal brings. The Grain and Poultry Show was held Some time back in December; Its closeness to our different rooms Helps us to well remember. Then basketball broke into light And furious games ensued. St. Thomas nosed us out by points And Hamlinc heal us too. One Hundred Sixty-FiveSi. Maty's beat us by a point— Our men were far the best— And when Si. Mary's came up here— Oh, well, you know the rest. Then Christina came at last. Balm for aches long endured. No tales of "what I did ai school" Can longer be deferred. Hut in vacation days, it seems. The time Hies far loo fast. And back to learning’s open door-Our footsteps lead al last. To folks of different lines of sporl A welcome thing. I think. Through efforts of the Normal school We had a skating rink. Right here let us put in a word To praise our worthy band. They gave us lots of peppiness. When pep was in demand. Tito mtisicalr they gave was fine: Tito hand looked mighty slick; And credit we must surely give To her who wields the slick. We can’t forgel the vuudcville; It sure was lots of fun; The singing and the dancing Were worth another run. An’ hr udder, you rememba Dat minstrel show oh ours. Dent jokes and classy singin’; Dcy sho' deserves de flowers. March was u month of action. Besides the minstrel show There came the high school tournament. As well you all must know. And lest excitement dull our minds, Thus lead our thoughts astray. The thoughtful brains with careful pains Gave us exams each day. Exams! ah me, pray let me sigh. But I dare no retort. For I am hut a will-be grad And life is very short. One Hundred Stxlv-SirI he OvuTortf Be While in this reminiscent mood. Our memory brightly gleams; The shade of Clay would doff its hat To our debating teams. And, too, we vividly recall The oratory bee, When from each Normal school there came A group well filled with glee. They came out strong against Eau Claire. Superior was their meat. And then to cap the climax The whole state they did beat. Each school brought something musical-Whate’er they had at hand— Some brought a glee club full of pep, And others brought a band. Then Marshall brought the bacon home, And after him Burke came. It certainly made us feel proud To bag this noble game. The balmy days of spring arrived. The fever got us all; The signs were very evident In every nook and hall. Seniors began to think of jobs; The world seemed to call us; Commencement loomed not far away-Dcparturc from this campus. Fond memories of River Falls, In our minds'll e'er he fixed. And in high place among them all The year Twenty-five and Six. Ml H. ■ ' -fs-V . One Hundred Sixtv-SercnA GLOSSARY OF CAMPUS TERMS Assembly. The place where some go lo talk, some go to listen, some go to sleep, and the rest of us go because we have to. Basketball: A game played with short pants and a whistle. A ball is also used. Boiler Room: The place where men walk a mile for a Camel. Campus: The vacant lot on which the Normal was built. Coach: The man who puts the kick in the football team; also directs other athletics. A director of dramatics is called a stagecoach. Collegiate: A disease in which the victim goes bareheaded and wears baggy trousers. Dean: The man who issues certificates of departure to students whose complexes are not suited to the R. F. atmosphere. English: A foreign language taught by Professors Hanna and Goble. English: We told you once, isn't that enough? Faculty: A group of professional entertainers employed by the State to amuse the inmates of the Normal School. Greasy Spoon: The local Ritz Car let on where Cockroach is king. Honor Roll: The names of those students whom we might otherwise have overlooked. Ivory: The theme of a new joke gotten off by Mr. Mitchell just recently. Individual: A personal yell, usually given after a personal foul has been called on the individual. Janitors: Men employed to salvage remnants of school property wrecked by students. Joke: A story told by a Prof who expects everyone to laugh whether he gets the point or not. Kandy Kitchen: A sanitorium where the love-smitten go for treatments. Korridor: Ask someone else; this is no matrimonial bureau. Love: We don't know what it is either. Library: A place where unused books arc stored; also a trysting place for lovers. Maloti: The man who discovered the neuron. Mixer: A party where everyone sits around and waits for something to happen that doesn't. North Hall: Th6 other building. Normal Curve: A method of delivering the ball first introduced by Matt Nelson in the St. Olaf game. Orchestra: The audible part of a good movie show. One Hundred Sixty-EightPractice Teaching: A special course introduced by Mr. Bamum for the training of wild animals. Question: The means by which a Prof confirms his suspicions. Rural: A department for the training of students for missionary work. Recitation: A very diplomatic way of denying knowledge or. a specified subject. Springs: A means used by Prof for administering tests unexpectedly. Student Voice: A handbill containing Y. M. C. A. notices and the names of those who spent the week-end in the cities. Test: Just another form of the Spanish Inquisition. Tennis: A game in which the contestants strive to see who can call the other the most pet names. £ ”: Another name for Mecca. Vaudeville: An entertainment originated by the Holeproof company for advertis- ing purposes. Vanity Case: A metal box containing a cracked mirror and thirty-six cents in cash. Originally carried by girls. Work: A myth exploited as a universal excuse. Especially valuable to girls de- clining dates. A': Unknown algebraic quantity; the way a kiss looks written. Yell: A clamor set up by the student body when the leader insinuates that there is something lire matter with someone. y. M. C. A.: An organization which serves excellent bean soup. Zoology: A class in which the students just “cut up” mostly. Zo s your old man. One Hundred Sixty-Sine"How lone will it he before 1 can gel u slnvve?" asked Skin Collins. "Well," said the barber, regarding bis face, ’you might be able to start in year or so. • • • Thomas Berry and Gladys Blcisner (he lias lent her Ids pen) — “It writes beautifully.' said she. 'Tin in love with the holder.' She saw the point. Frosli (arriving at school): "Can you tell me where the library is?” „ Third Year Senior: 'There it is. right across the ball. Any fool knows that. Frosh: "Yes, that’s why I asked you.” • • • Williams: "I can’t go to school today." Jennings: "Why?" Williams: T don’t feci well." Jennings: "Where don’t you feel well? Williams: "In school." Donald Bronson, the missionary: "Yes, during our sojourn of three years on the island my wife. Marjorie, saw only one white face and dial was mine." Tara: "Poor thing! How she must have suffered." • 0 5 IN ASSEMBLY First Student: “What a dumb lecture! What lime i. it?" Second Student: “Twenty to eleven. Third Student (waking up : "Hurrah! Who made the touchdown?” • • • Miss Kimball: "I want it o quiet in the library we can hear a pin drop." Student: "A rolling pin?” o • • "For men may come and men may go. but I babble on forever,” said Marshall Norscng to his audience. • • • Paul Cudd: "Why the grip?" Ilclic: "Oh that’s my knapsack." (.'odd: "Knapsack?" Ilclie: "Yes, pajamas and things." John Duvison: "Did you hear them applaud when I left the stage?" Norscng: "I don’t blame them.” | • • A Normal Sheik: "Have you given up anything for Lent?’’ A Normal Co-ed: "Oh. yes! Candy, eating between meals, dunces, movies . . . .” Normal Sheik: "Say. can I have a date tomorrow night?” • • Fred Wandrey: "I don’t think the audience noticed the mistakes I made." Mitchell: "No. they were unconscious by that time. | • First Student: “Our landlord i so tight that he cbarer us In look at his gold fish.” Second Student: “That’, nothing. Fve heard that "Hall! Ifurrhi" rents the air.” Yiv Yassau: W:hew! Just had a terrible quiz.” Joe: "Finish?" Viv: “No. French." One Hundred Semi hivSmiViN g TKr u. Ornmm. Xfl e b v i f ted ? jM ( (V e w •? «RX£ oo3 Ne-WS? " r' iSome HeftQS -w-rdtn" WKftt Pvice. CktvNvPs - ChftV-iesrow One Hundred Seventy-OneEARL WEBER TO JIM LANDIS I love my little room-mate, His clothes are not my size, He takes my sweetheart on a date. And so we have our fights. He leaves his shoes upon my bed, His necktie on my chair. He puts my Stacomb on his head To pacify his hair; He sings at midnight and at dawn He’s silent not at all. He plays a banjo, though I yawn; I get no sleep at all. He swipes my pencils, pens, and ink All the blessed day. But I love my room-mate, 'cause 1 think He'll help me get an A. THE ESKIMOS’ HOUR Between the dark and the daylight. When our classes and duties are o’er, Comes a pause ere we start all our studying. That is known as the Eskimos’ hour. On the porch the boys start to gather, And stay till the girls come down. They are laughing and talking together But they dare not make too much sound. Grave Donald and laughing Lucile, Wilmot with raven hair, Ellen and Pat on the front porch With Fern and Brooks on the stairs. Oh. hush! and then the darkness. The lights are all turned low Til the landlady s-es the Eskimos On the veranda down below. There on that icy front porch. Still remembered by many a heart. The Eskimos still continue Til time takes these couples apart. • WHY I DESERVE A NORMAL DIPLOMA I know the light brigade wasn't an organization of lighthouse keepers. My intellect tells me that the Granger movement didn’t have anything to do with football. I believe that the Monroe Doctrine was not written by Shakespeare. I know that two “sharps” and a “flat" can’t make me “natural”. One Hundred Seventy-TwoAS TOLD IN 1936 Here lies the shattered hulk of what Was our friend Frank Belisle. He worked so hard in the town hotel That it drove himself to kill. Avery Ames, you all have heard, Is in the Ziegfields show. She rings a doorbell seven times Behind the scenes, you know. The smallest women in captivity. Says Warnuin and Wailey's Circus, Arc Viola Bates and Annette Lanckton Who once belonged to us. Lois Beers, the lucky lass. Edits the London mail. The fight of fame versus men she won. For now she has no male. Pick up any magazine That you by chance have seen, And Elmer Beran's photograph Advertises brilliantine. Dean Goodrich has begun His life work as a preacher. But people say they cannot stay, So talks he to the bleachers. John L. Burke, our worthy talker. Is using his powers of speech. For now lie’s caller of the trains In. the station down our street. The Old Ladies’ Home is filled. I hear. With all the old maid school marms: Stewart, Tyvol, Slauson, and Merrill Are among those on the farm. Connie Miller has changed her tune From cornet to bass horn. She’s getting thinner every day From playing it until morn. Frederick Nary and Philip Nary Arc on the stage, I hear. And all the vegetables they do gather Will make a shortage, I fear. Ted Kexcl applied for Sousa’s job. But did not stand the test. For in the tryouts he did play “Oh, Lord! I love thee Best.” Fire and brimstone seem to be For those I have said no word. Mathias Nelson. Fogo. and Quandt Do somewhere down there lurk. One Hundred Seventy-ThreeFINAL EXAM QUESTIONS To all bright little readers who will save these questions for a year, and then pass on to a next year's student in the hope that they will at least pass the test. Who was: Your room-mate? Ted Cox's girl? Teacher’s pet? President Ames's godfather? Where was: The hoys' smoking room? Down river? The It. F- S. N. School's Basketball Team? Hanna’s bottle of hair restorer? What was: One question in Miss Latta's exam? Mitchell's pet joke? Sid Scoville's “Sitting Bull?" Your average? • • For some normal l»oarders life is one canned tiling after another. The best radio story of the year is concerning Pat lleebink, who cluimcd lie tuned out an orchestra hut the saxophone and tuba. • “Frances had a little lamp, A jealous one. no doubt. For each time Mr. Morton came in. The little lamp went out." • • A very well satisfied man arrived at the Pearly Gates and asked for admission. “Where are you from?" asked St. Peter. “River Falls State Normal School." “Well, vou can come in. hut you won't like it." them all of One Hundred Seventy-FourOne Hundred Seventy-FiveOne Hundred Seventy-Six 


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