Northeast High School - Nor Easter Yearbook (Kansas City, MO)

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'gre--.:r fawrvr-A 2:21 -ilffn?-,.,-cya-,-l.f'-f--' '-f-- - W' "' r., - 2- 1-'Y Oli EASTER KANSAS CITY, Mo. FEBRUARY 22, 1922 VOL. IX. No. 3 The rice of the NOR'EASTER is twenty cents the copy. Published quarterly by the ' P NoR'EASTER Staff. Advertising rates on application. Address all communications to THE NOR'EASTER Northeast High School Van Brunt Boulevard and Smart Avenue, Kansas City, Mo. THE STAFF A Editorial. Editor-in-Chief ........................ Charles Anderson Editor of the Annual ..............., Robert Brown Literary Editor ............................ Helen Sherman Boys' Athletic Editor .............. Associate Literary Editor ................ Lee Biggs Girls' Athletic Editor .............. School Life Editor- ............... Stanley Ruhlman Alumni Editor ........................ .. Art Editor ....................,..................... Sarah Taylor Local Editor .................,,............. Associate Art Editor ................ 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M iss Kathleen McNutt 'Wil I Tl S oth in ' soci to C Bas mei Intc pris nov mer paic isnil -W the hun nex' T that rack pocl T. spor for 1 Ann in 01 the 1 cessi Eacl is re: is ec couli istin Yr whic with ical spok regi: 1 V D ' 'I A 'rigid T ' :A-A 3 'T"3'1i'1Q'iA Q'gfFiiVL'1, Q7""'Q2 T -'ff'-'5jL"aug:sMj'a, 2- :L .., ' v. , 1 - he Y-- .4 ., . . , r A 1 Y Y 'fe'----Q -1:.,,z f1l-aufaa'us.m-.:awa-a '- iqiiilr' ' F -' r - - ' A " W" " ' ' - - - . -H"'KR9l'Hw-, 'af ' 'Z -i g, - f . ' -V V ..-...,. . ,y, ru - 1 ,rl-. -2 -mrs: -ew-1-:,gq.:..n1fs-.ueefzqns-nr :J --., ..L,,'rs-ig-11-:Q--1-an-f.-'S5-515: 1922 y the Miller 1 Day nason aniels Brown Jones Weld U ,ow 2 ,gan ff: w ::' 5 lg ,J 1 tbffziax, 6 fig? 'ifissfiseiisi' AL ,:"iTt':E?:Q:1:1y,.. I xi 'P-N' l Luv., ::s,5.:::,p?,1,i,:.?5f1i ur,-... xi? V.-"'--'QQc1::f':i'vJ:1'1-'if" 0. ez f - 1 Q ' -"JIT-:Z-",l3'?' 'J' ' , i I H3353 '-:K s . -is as 'ia 13514 Milli Fryent -'as THE PARENT-TEACHERS AS them down, take clever snap-shots DECORATORS, that will appeal to the eye at first Since, in the future, all dances and other social functions are to be held in the gym, the Parent-Teachers As- sociation deemed it wise and necessary to decorate the barren throne of King Basketball for the more festive amuse- ments. All who were present at the Inter-Club Dance were certainly sur- prised and delighted at the tasteful novelties introduced at that entertain- ment, all of which were arranged and paid for by our parents. -But that isn't all, we may expect other surprises -with Mrs. M. Daniels chairman of the committee and with four or five hundred dollars additional to be spent next year. To show our appreciation, it seems that we should help in every way, so rack your brains for ideas and your pocket for money. LOOK IVIE OVER! Thus far the student body has re- sponded readily to the call of the staff for material, but our next issue is the Annual, which will need double support in order that we might come out "over the top" in its publication. It is a ne- cessity that must ,be realized right now. Each and every student of Northeast is responsible for the kind of paper that is edited, since without students there could not possibly be such a thing ex- isting as a school magazine. You have just one month's time in which to work and talk for ads, listen with two wide open ears to the com- ical remarks that are daily being spoken in your classes, and not only register them in your minds, but jot sight, and to the Seniors we plead that you commence saving your "sixpence" in order that you might have your pic- ture in the Annual with the rest -of the class of 1922. Let's make this publication the largest and best that has ever been issued at Northeast High School. "With what you have, and where you are," will you do it? H. S. - Do clouds continually hide the stars of night from you? Not the atmos- pherical clouds of the heavens, but the clouds of artificial city obstruc- tion. It is truly amazing to see how little these wonders of the sky are ap- preciated in a big city. On clear, beautiful nights, people so seldom no- tice or remark about the stars, they care not where the Big Dipper is,-or what some- unusually brilliant star is called. Some can only see the bright lights of the amusement halls, never the pure rays of the stars. And so it is regarding many things in life-the old story of a lack of ap- preciation for the good and beautifull Living in the midst of so many splen- did things we should all feel an active appreciation for them, and seek to leave something noble on our page in life. But if we possess not the vir- tues capable of creating anything great or individual, it is a comfort to know that one's life will have been worth while- if he has felt a true ap- preciation for great and pure things. This feeling is manifested in an earn- est desire for and effort to obtain a knowledge and understanding of fine - I- 1- -2' f'.fT'f J -. . ll Q .-.AWN , LM.- b , I .. .V's1dev4'+1:sMf'vn1-Q:!41ie!4.ee:.-. .11 L 4' 1 1 P 'A' 1 I I. 7 ' --fe 1"e'e'- 'ee'-ff':r-Y---11sf-.-fA-auf.-.:aff -aasfpff-..fg:ffa:..v:',aff A-..m':,,.,.-ff.,,, ,A , , .- . 8 OF, QHSIQI? literature, art, music, science, etc., and an everlasting love and admiration for the enchantments of nature, which is, as Woodberry says, "The familiar presence of the infinite." Surely the least we can do is to feel an honest appreciation of the wonders of this nature about us, and a reverence for high objects, pure thoughts and noble aims. Too often we see only the bright lights of artificiality, and too seldom the pure, shining stars of life! Are you interested in those stars, and do you seek to understand them better? 01' are you satisfied with the street lights below? . E. B. STUDENT AID. I When Shakespeare wrote "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness -thrust upon 'em,".he knew that all men were not equal as to position in life. If we should rewrite the above version so that it will read: "Some are born rich, some acquire riches, and some have riches thrust upon 'em," we should have a better distinguishing inequality among men. Riches, or rather money, plays an important part in the progress of man, for if parents lack sufficient funds with which to educate their children, who suffers? Not the mother or father, but the child. Who is held back on the race track of life? Again, the child. Many times a child is sent out into the world to work, not be- cause the father needs fthe extra money which the child earns, but be- cause the father has not enough money to provide for a further educa- tion. .4 We have such cases in Kansas City, where the boy or girl works, not be- cause his earnings are needed at home, but because the high school education costs more than the father can pay, for we must remember that if we in- clude board and clothing, as well as small incidentals, it costs between five and six hundred dollars a year to Send a child through high school. An incident of this kind happened at the beginning of the term in a down- town book store. A girl, just begin- ning her high school course, and her mother were buying books. The dress of both indicated that money was not plentiful in their family. After the mother had priced several needed books she sighed and said, "I don't see where we're going to get all the money to pay for these books, but you want to go on to school so I guess we'll have to secure the money some place." It is for families in similar condi- tions that some sort of aid ought to be provided, so that they may send their children to high school. A system could be adopted by which these children would be furnished with books, free of charge. Many of the more fortunate students have books which they would not sell because they value the book more than the money which they would receive for them. But, on the other hand, they would gladly lend their books to the less fortunate, provided that the books would be returned in a good condition. Afternoon jobs could also be provided for them, so that their high school ca- reer would be made a pleasure, and not a burden. Many of you have heard of similar conditions existing at Northeast High School. So why not begin work at home, to provide sufficient resources for such demands? "How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world."-When Miss Fox gives an E. "Sufferance is the badge of all our tribe."-The freshman. Byron M.: "Why don't you go home?" Bob Mc.: 'fThanks, I believe I will. I wondered where I was going to- night." Turn in some snappy snap- shots and cartoons for the Annual. We need 'ern! H wan one chec ,lust line ever first know thing Sc Oncf nast 4 the . some call 1 dem: ticec Came wont exer. pock ough of tr ,-., .. 1 1. 3-w. 3 .. -V 'Q-1 J , I . . 7 in 5 'ali 'fx' :xi-:ji 40 L. .-. . ...,', A, A , , ' "V BJLQ rn- in- ier ess iot the led see iey ant e'll ze." .di- be ieir em ese fith the aks iey aey SU1. uld ,ess oks ion, ded ca- and ilar ,igh 1 at TCSS Jws 1 in Fox' our go will. TO- ap- the 'TQ YA liufh Bloomv. A Lunch Check's Soliloquy' DORQTI-IY VINICK. Howdy folks !-What's that? You want an introduction? Why, every- one knows meg I'm a five-cent lunch check! And I'm quite popular, I am. Inst think how long people wait in line to get me. Why sometimes they even push ahead of others to be the first to reach me! CBut of course I know you are too altruistic to do a thing like thatj Sometimes I even cause trouble. Once when I was performing gym- nastics on the edge of a desk, by the aid of my dexterous owner. much to the delight of my interested audience, some stern-eyed person, CI think they call her "teacher"j frowned at me and demanded that I be put away. I no- ticed that everyone immediately be- came absorbed with his books, I wonder why? So I had to forego my exercise and be thrust into a dark pocket once more. pVVhy, anyone ought to know that my performance of trying to stand on my head on the top of a pencil is more interesting than listening to "amo, amari, amarbi, etc." But that just shows how unapprecia- tive some people are! But despite- my popularity, I'm rather democratic. Yes, indeed, I con- descend to associate with pennies and three-cent checks. But I change own- ers quite often. Sometimes I'm mixed up with a knife and matches and rub- ber bandsg but still, that isn't so bad as being squeezed in a book with a powder puff right next to the Battle of Agincourt, or perhaps perched on top of the Uhypotonuse of A2-I-B2--1 C2." CFor reference consult Mr. Al G. Brayj Once I was shoved into a pocket that had a hole in it. How glad I was to slide through it and skip down the street awhile in the sunlight! But then when I stopped on the parkway and hid under a maple leaf, it wasn't so nice. because no one saw me for a long time. There were some rude 10 OF' QCHSIQI? blades of grass that impertinently nudged each other and nodded toward meg and some bird had the audacity to peck at me before he went on his way! I suppose they didn't know who I ani. I, who have brought content to hungry persons-I, who have been ex- changed for oh. so many different things I-Plates ofchocolate cookies, Cyou notice how popular the person who buys them suddenly becomesjg mashed potatoes Qhow well I remem- ber my bath in a pan of hot gravy when a too-eager boy mercilessly dropped me into its steaming depthsl 3 salads valuable for their vitamines and calories task your physiology teacherj, and-so many other dishes, too mani- fold to enumeratej. But finally, I was rescued by some kind person who proudly passed me around to all his friends to verify the statement of his lucky find. Once more I went through the rou- tine of lying in a pocket for a long interval, then being taken out and jingled, dropped on the floor, for which my careless owner was repri- manded by that same austere person Cisn't it aggravating that they always notice everything?j, then being rebel- liously jammed into that dark pocket again until the ringing of a bell, then being snatched out again and carried with oh, such speed, as my owner reck- lessly dashed down several flights of stairs, then being knocked out of his hand by another speeding person, be- ing tramped over by a mad mob of rushing students Qthat bell always causes such ,haste and excitementj, and finally being rescued and soon vig- orously slammed across a table for the same thing-food! You know it is strange, that al- though everyone is eager to get me, they are even more anxious to get rid of me, but I am irresistible. They al- ways come back the next day. Yesterday, some little demure miss daintly passed me on for some candy, today some sturdy boy flung me across the counter for chili, tomorrow--who will have me, for what shall I be used? I wonder. But then, such is the life of a five-cent check! After Twelve, Beware. VIRGINIA PIPER Have you a friend you know real well, Who hates to hear a whistle blow, Who never hears the midnight bell Because he knows it's time to go? At least he Cl2ll1US lle hears 110 Sgund, To tell him that he now must go, He always tries to stay around And rave an extra hour or so But just remind him there's a law Originated by your ma: Out after twelve you cannot stay, For motherls rule you must obey. And then remind him of your pa, Who has a law lots worse than ma's, VVho wears a shoe size number ten, And has the force of twenty men. cro tire ant chi cluf bro HPF bru Sha wil. call a l Abs hee cro' C sigl' one last as 1 Bef her Iohi in 2 denl behi a m Slox hers Hpir XYit a n cl da rl' curl: I a C e VCPC ker-a Ill OV -- - a - ,vw.fve.-s"s-1'r+:w GH-'izi-253:25-EIEQQS1 5-5:33-L l.?.F,Tf.3g,2fgg,ZZIf.2gT '- r pri- fson rays :bel- :ket :hen tried eck- s of ' his be- h of vays intl, vig- for al- me, t rid v al- miss lndy, :ross -who lsed? fe of QV 3 ' l na sg ten, 2 Ulf, QELSTQP Tote of Apology Due to a regrettable error the name of the author of "The Triumph of Heredity" was omitted in the last Nor'easter. VVe wish to apologize to Miss Laurene Thompson, who is the author of that excellent story. ' EDITOR. Diana ELQISE BLAKESLY. A sultry September afternoon, crowded city streets seething with tired, home-bound business folks-- and one wee child, all alone. Two chubby little arms reached upward, clutching, at a passing dress, two big brown eyes sought the owner's face appealingly, but the little arms were brushed off and the figure swept on. Shoved about, pushed aside and bc- wildered, the little one stumbled on, calling in quaint, childish accents, "Fin a kinker-ady to tate a ma home! Absorbed in their own affairs, no one heeded. But out of the hurrying crowd came Celia Burt. Celia was lonesome. 'fAh,,' she sighed. "Ts there no one to care, no one to really call my own?" For the last three years her life had been only as a tool in the cosmopolitan world. Before, her love for ,lohn had hiddifn her loneliness-but the cruel war took Dlohn. She continued her weary way in and out among the people. Sud- denly she sturnbled, and looking down. beheld a wee bit of blue gingham and a mass of luscious. dark brown curls. Slowly the big frightened eyes met hers, and once more the child pleaded, "pin a kinker-ady to tate a ma hom!" With a little gasp, Celia bent down 77 and lifted the child into her arms. "You darlingln she breathed irgto the tossled curls. A look of joy came to the tiny face and her arms clung tighter as she repeated again and again, "Fin a kin- ker-ady to take a ma home." Celia moved aside, glancing inquiringly about her as she said, But dearie, where is your mother? "Fin a kinker-ady to tate a ma homll' was the only reply. "VVhat's that?" laughed Celia. "You dear thing, T can't understand you." She looked anxiously about her for some sign of friend or parent, but no one noticed t-hem. 'CVVell,',' she said, "VVe'll have to find someone to look after you l" The little girl clapped her hands and cried, 'fYes! Fin a kin- ker-ady to tate a ma homli' "What does the darling mean. thought Celia as she hurried to the corner fpoliceman with her precious bundle. He hailed a passing officer who was used to interpreting many street dialects and together they fig- ured out what the child was saying. The policeman held her on his knee in a nearby drug store and repeated thoughtfully, "'Find a kind lady to take me home'-that's it, all right I" he added as she encouraged excitedly. "Well, Little One," he continued kind- ly, "VVhere do you live?" She slid from his lap and laughed something in Ttalian as she skipped out of the door. Celia, who had been standing with tightly-clasped hands as she watched the fascinating Little Une, rapturous- ly exclaimed. dVVhat wonderful eyes! Vlihat beautiful hair! Sheis thoroughly adorable!" But the policeman had started to follow, and excitedly the child led them down an alley to her home. one room in the damp basement of a filthy tenement house. There in the chilly darkness of that wretched 79 P!! -ik i ,.-m - . .-- --- --'H Y-11-" Q - 'f-'ff i.....' ' .' . ' T. . Liefff-Fiifffiffif."f'fa" ' '-i"'.--'- A ' ' ' f if-fn, 12 OF' QELSIQI' room they read the pitiful story. The mother was quite dead, but in her hand was a hastily written message: "In my dying helplessness I have sent my darling Diana to find a kind lady who will take her home and be good to her. I pray that she is safe. Diana is not born of a common woman -I am a noblewoman by blood- daughter of wealthy citizens of Ca- tania, Italy. I eloped with an Amer- ican, who deserted me after we came here. I have tried-my God, how I have tried! I only hope Diana may not know the anguish of her mother's heart.. Keep her-someone-love herf' That was all. Celia's heart throbbed and she struggled for self-control. "Diana !" she murmured, "Dian.a!" For several seconds she sat with the little orphan clasped tightly in her arms, deeply absorbed in thought. Then, with a little catch in her breath, she cried, "My Diana !" In an instant she was standing before the officer, who had been making investigations. "Un- der the circumstances-" she began, her face- all aglow, "I-it-is apparent she has no one to claim her-no one but me !" she finished with enthusiasm. A few words passed between them, a contract written and signed, and Celia found herself rushing once more down the busy street-but not alone! Light footsteps in the corrider, a door thrust open, a light flashed on and a tiny form placed on the floor. Celia spread her arms, her glance en- veloping the now transformed apart- ment. '!Our home !" she exclaimed, and then, taking Diana's chubby face between her hands, laughed happily. "My own! My very, very own !" All that evening she lived in a world of hope and love, dreaming of the fu- ture. Diana was radiant with content and followed Celia around with as much devotion and satisfaction as though she had lived there always, At last Celia tucked her in bed and bend- ing over her whispered a grateful prayer. Life seemed suddenly very u . A bell Yallg- Celia hurried eagerly to the front door to find Mr. and Mrs. Harland, a college friend and her hus- band. "My dear!" exclaimed Adele, "how radiant you look tonight." "Perhaps she's in love !" laughed her husband as they removed their wraps. "I ,am !" burs-'t Celia. "She's the dearest bit of humanity one ever spied !" "VVho? Wliat do you mean?" asked her friend. "Shh-! Come see-" was the an- swer. Diana, who had not yet fallen asleep, smiled up into three faces, each with a different expression. There was the familiar one filled with proud delight and love, that of the man, with admiration and longing, and the other had a strange look of surprise, adora- tion, and jealous despair-the despair that comes to one who yearns daily for that which she cannot have. This, little Diana did not understand but reached up her tiny arms to be taken up. Thirty minutes later Celia closed the bedroom door gently and turned sweetly to Adele, "Don't you just love her? I'm-why, what's the matter?" For Adele was leaning heavily against the mantle, her head buried in her arms. "I!t's the child!" she sobbed. "Love her, I idolize every inch of the little cherub and, oh, Celia, I want her!" There was a brief silence dur- ing which Celia's heart stood still. Then like a knife these words pierced her very soul "Celia !" cried Adele, her eyes growing big, "Let me have Di- ana !" Another dreadful silence, then Adele burst forth in a torrent of in- coherent words. "Celia, I have yearned for a darling of my own. Al- ways longing, hoping-oh, you do not know how I have waited, hoping that some day I would find the little one of my dreams!" She turned pointing silently to the bedroom door. "My Little One !" muttered Celia, sinking into a chair, vaguely realizing that Adele was on the floor beside her, WCCPIUS and lilughing. Mr, Harland wa bar con loo eye Dia YO! adv una tho her whi chil CKBt hav cou inte iool hou IJ G tint Dad deai HYO hav' not Celi ofte wor that the deer siler CCD up ! sona "I UI "L Klxi fire.' .HA mimi "Ii You' "G eight ' 'I -Q ' 1 ' i 2 Q' '51 -' 1:fx-1,Qgf'eq'5:5lf.:5vE?-viS4i3mi9i5:QfQQ giQg7Q3fri336QQQg?,iIiif?.SIP?riQE:QflQ1lfQ1.2.-LE 3 5-QQ ,T-A ' .-,AQ .ee-I . he .- ..,.. , . -. . , -. . . , .. l Mrs. r hus- Adele, ed her wraps. 's the ever asked ie an- fallen 5, each There proud 1, with 2 OthC1' adora- lespair s daily . This, 1d but taken sed the turned st love 1tter?" against in her sobbed. of the want :e dur- l still. pierced ele, her ive Di- e, then of in- have fn. Al- do not ng that tle one iointing I. CCMY sinking lg that de her, Iarland 1 for' easter' .3 was pacing the floor troubled and em- barassed. "Celia, dear," began Adele with more control as she held Celia's hands and looked pleadingly up into the staring eyes and white face, "I know you love Diana, I know you want her, but do you realize that Diana should have advantages in life that you would be unable to give to her? I-Iave you thought of the expense?" Celia shut her eyes tightly. "I have a home which has long been prepared for childish delightsv continued Adele. "But most important of all, Celia, you have not time to give to her, while I could spend my every moment for her interests and development. Who would look after her during your business hours?" She paused but Celia made no effort to speak. "And," she con- tinued. rising. "Diana should have a Daddy!" Celia winced. "Forgive me, dear," said Adele, remembering john. "You would see her very often and have her love just the same. It would not be- as if she were taken away. Celia-for-you shall be with her often." Celia gasped. "Shall be," the words frightened her. Was it possible :hat she was to be forced to give up the "Little One?" Celia thought deeply during the long moments of silence. She struggled with self. "No !" she thought, "I'll not give her up! She is mine! Mine! by all rea- sonable- rights. I need her more than Adele does. I can provide for her, I will not give up Dianaf' But Celia felt the force not of Adele's words, but the force of that which is right and just, the Supreme Power, creeping over her. Finally she saw her helplessness and realized the truth of Adele's state- ments. Slowly she raised her head and looked steadily into the anxious eyes of Mr. and Mrs. Harland. Her own face was a study in deep emo- tions. Every feature wag beautiful and sadly radiant, her blue-gray eyes were tearless, but their expression of sweet sadness became almost painful as she opened her mouth and said with effort, "You may come for Diana-- tomorrowf' She bowed her head, and something about the way she did it see-med to say, "go now, please." Adele was just realizing what Diana ment to Celia and started to rush to her in apology and gratitude. Mr. Harland caught her back and shaking his head formed these words with his lips, "Not now, come." Quietly but happily they left the room. For several moments Celia sat in pathetic silence, unable to move, then suddenly with a low wail she jumped up and ran to the "Little One's" bed- side. Encircling her arms about her and laying a tear stained cheek against the tiny one-, Celia murmured, "Diana, my darling! my own-my very, very own-H Then, with a little choke, she added, "just for tonight." Fallen Supports LE ROY SMITH. "john-" fCJ'Ohr1! !, KCHuh?!! "Wake up! Get up an' fix the fire," "All right, mother, I'll fix it in a minute." "Hurry up! It's almost school time. Youive oversleptf' ' "Golly! It's fifteen minutes to eight. No breakfast for me this morn- ing. I'll barely have time to get there and not be- tardyf' "You mustn't study so late. You must've went to bed about twelve o'clock last night." "Uh, huh, I did. But, anyway. I'm dressed now, and the fire is hot enough to keep us from standing near it long. It's as hot as my temper was last night. Mother, I'm sorry I said what I said." "I'm sorry, too, dear, but your father ,ci-Q 14 or' easter has hurt me so much that I can stand almost any cruel cut nowf, "I wonder where he is now. Darn those bootleggers! If we could get rid of such beasts, I could fix a furnace for you instead of this rusty old stove, and you and I wouldn't have to live in this rickety, draughty old tenement, we could live in a duplex apartment, perhaps." 1 "Sam would have to give up whiskey before' we could do that, an' he wouldn't do that." "I'm afraid thereis no hope for himg he's gone too far." "If Sam's employer didn't dock his wages an' give me the money. I couldn't pay the rent. Sam has enough sense an' manhood left to let Mr. Philant do that." "He hasn't much manhood left when he'll get drunk on 'corn whiskey' and will beat his wife and son." "We ain't hungry, though. I thank God for my kind mistress. I just love to keep house for her. She pays me good-too good-and gives me two meals an' a lunch every day. She- an' her husband have helped me endure this trouble for five years." "That's the only place you really get anything to eat." "If Sam would only buy our food an' clothes, we could live in my em- ployer's new duplex an' I could work as its janitress an' pay for the rent of the basement rooms. But we're doin' the best we canf' "But I think it's very selfish for me to go to high school when you need my help as much as you do." "Later on you can help me much more if you study hard now. So you mustn't think of quittin' school an' goin' to work." "I'm glad you think that way, Mother, it makes me feel better. I,m off to school, good by." So a strong, clean, encouraged Iohn strode briskly towards the car line and boarded a street car that would take him directly to school. ' He loved his high school work as much as he detested and hated his father. He was a senior and had enough education to make him capable of holding a good position while he studied journalismpin a night school. He hoped that the experience he was gaining as editor-in-chief of his school paper would help him with his chosen work. . Last night he had written a poem, easily and ingeniously. It was the best he had ever written, for his mother had interrupted him while he was writingfeverishly -on the best part of his work, and her interruption had caused him to review it, correct some mistakes, and improve it im- measurably. The reflections of his calmer mind had matured some of the hasty expressions that had flowed from ,his animated pen. His pen was always active. During the day he conceived and expressed at least one deep thought or original joke. Today he was going to debate, but it wasn't necessary for him to write out what he would say, he had mentally organized his material and he would easily find words to express his argument when the time came. And he did! His associates declared it to be the best debate given before their literary society that year. He had good reasons to be happy that day, for he had written a satis- factory poem the night before and had talked intimately with his mother and thus partly oiled their troubled -do- mestic sea. And he had argued a suc- cessful debate, had selected and or- ganized material for his paper, and the prospects of the next issue looked bright. But he felt depressed, for his best friend-girl friend-had slighted him on that day of daysg and he didn't know why! This feeling of depression grew upon him as he stepped from the school into the cold of the damp, gray mists that had displaced the pleasant weather which the forenoon had brought. He wondered, for some unaccountable reason, if his life would be like this particular day. As a street car rapidly carried him tow rel mc edi rer wa mc wo in the wa las it c his em re- wo the 'I got ove acq 'Bi Loi I hor hea ten ilie: mo' was pan not The terf suri earl KU 1 2 cc' spel CC' CCI to r get H1 abo' KC' El lln havr CCI in t for ' the- the had able 5 he iool. was hool osen oem, the his e he best ption rrect im- E his f the owed uring ed at iginal abate, nr to e had nd he ss his :lared mefore happy satis- e and iother ed -do- a suc- id or- nd the looked for his ighted didn't v upon ol into ts that feather lt. He intable ke this ed him OP' QJSIQI? 15 towards the place he called home, he remembered that his 'paper needed more jokes and wondered if the local editor could get more tomorrow. He remembered his father and hoped he wasn't home. ready to mistreat his mother when she came home from work to that ancient-looking tenement in which they existed, it was so old that no one could remember when it was built, and it had been condemned last year by an official who examined it carefully, looked serious, and shook his head gravely. As a result, the empty upper rooms had never been re-rented. And he hoped they never would beg at least, not while he lived there. . The street car came to his stop. I-Ie got off, turned up the collar of his overcoat, and remarked to a passing acquaintance, "These mists from the 'Big Muddy' are almost as bad as a London fog." He half ran the short distance to his home where he discovered two large, heavy moving vans in front of the tenement and learned that two fam- ilies were moving in. He watched the movers raise- a half-wrecked piano, it was hoisted to the top story, accom- panied by a creaking noise which did not seem to come from the pulleys. Then climbing up the stairway, he en- tered the- place he called home and was surprised to find his mother there so early. "What's the matter, Mother?" "Chl I just had one of my sick spells an' had to come homefl "Can I do anything for you?" "No, I'm all right now. I want you to run down to the store, though, an' get a loaf of breadf' "What's that pounding from above?" he asked from the doorway. "That's our new neighbor cuttin' a hole for that window which should have been built there." "He'd better be careful. The mortar in that wall is old and has crumbled for years," john remarked as he closed the door and stumbled gropingly into the hallway. I He thoughtfully descended the tene- ment stairways, as if he would never climb them again. But he shook off his foolish thoughts and proceeded to the corner grocery. As he bought the bread, he saw a man shuffle unsteadily past the store window. ."That's Father," he sighed and hur- ried out to help him home. .As they approached the tenement, his father demanded of him, "Is the old woman home yet?" "Yes," he answered him as he helped him up the front walk steps. The loaf of bread slipped from under his arm and he stopped to pick it up, while his father shuffled on. An in- describable sensation, perhaps it was only the clutches of the clinging cold, seized him and shook him into a vague terror. The large, heavy moving vans had been emptied. One of them moved ponderously and jounced and jolted to- wards the unusually high curbing and the other followed closely. The front wheels of the truck plunged over the curbing with a jarring joltg a small rattling noise was heard.. And ,it seemed as if a pedestal of the East porch, above which the light of johnis home shone, slipped from its founda- tion. The back wheels of the first and the front wheels of the second truck thudded upon the street pavement sim- ultaneously, the rattling increased to a roar. john straightened up suddenly and saw his father knocked down by fall- ing bricksg the evil half of his soul was delighted to see that part of the scene. And then to his horror he saw the weakened East wall sway and fall with that rattling roar. Then the remain- ing part of the wall, and the East porch also, bent inward and the entire East half of the tenement collapsed with a crash like an avalanche. john dutifully rushed to his father. Alas, he could not reach his mother, she was buried forever by that ava- lanche of bricks and mortar. He helped his father to rise. And that degraded man swayed, steadied Nor' easter? himself, and stood for a moment. looking doubtfully at the wreck, and then realized what had happened. He turned towards his son, placed his hand roughly on the boy's shoulder, and growled, "Cut out th' bawlin'. Yuh make me sick,', and shook him vi- olently. Then he shuffled back up the street to his favorite "soft drink sa- loonf, 1 Iohn's body was still shaking, not from his father's rough treatment, but with suppressed sobs. Presently he shrugged his shoulders and began to pull the wreckage apart, and to show other volunteers where some one of the tenants might be buried-alive or dead. But he knew that his mother was dead-a small, but calm and quiet voice seemed to arise from the secret, unsounded depths of his soul to tell him that he would have to work on without her. As We Consider fEXplanationj Mr. Phillips' English Literature classes have just completed a most interesting study of Chaucer's "Can- terbury Tales," and our coach, as we frequently call him, thought it would be a grand finale to have each student write a personal letter to Chaucer giv- ing his opinion of that elegant writer. One student in the fourth hour class was bravesenough to try, and I am sure you will later agree that she suc- ceeded, in writing a letter to Chaucer in his "own blue-China English" as our coach describes it, which all Chaucerian, students declare to be most difficult to interpret. To give you the benefit of this un- usual letter, we have been given per- mission to print it, and hope that you readers will enjoy it just as much as those who have heard it read aloud. EDITOR. Kansas City, Mo., Ian. 19, 1922. Derre Chaucer, It maist sem straunge to yow that, from far of America a lettre- you shoide have. Yet, in reding your tales and scriptures, I how beene so esed that I wolde beg yow to leet me telle of me delyt and pleasaunce and per- chance a question ask yow. O of our greet and couthe critics seyen of yow that yow weren "that beest remenaunt of Norman yeast upon the hoombake Saxon lof," an me Chaucer Today thynketh it accordaunt. Yow tried to souphen the harsh souns and hardy- nesse to maken English swete on the tonge, and wel did yow do by giving unto it a lustynesse of French and the Italian. Me thynketh it noght acord- aunt for to pynche at your uncoth- nesse and tediousness whan yow tried to spare it. An as for vileonyes, the "Canterbury Tales" sem not ruggy an tedious, with the ese and fredom an easy flow, hum or, and penaunce, for the discriptions depeynted with the clennesse of Hogurth wich clennesse on canvas. 4 Sundry critics do also say a gilte opportunity was los.'It maist be rightes, but to tak the wordes of the greet American, "with which yow have and wher yow wer, the beest yow dooinf' Nouth jolif ol' Dan, me desirygne to ask som questions. Whan to Italy yow romed and worshiped their wityng and passant -beautee, on your viage did you sette at soper with Boccaccio at his contree hom? It wolde beene so lusty to ete with disport with lifly noble Boccaccio. I can how yow speken of your work and how yow of- fered comments in a campaignable wey, and enned eshoon in pley. In the "Canterbury Tales" wich from the nyne an twenty in the compani- gnye was yow? Everrechon thynken the worthy knight, but me thynketh it the host. They do not trowe it is the trouble, for yow ne describe the host, bu1 hof thi wo bee I T E Glt fou we: ber knc yea Glu of the Eve hisi any wa: doc strz Rid sha the con ple. gall a ti of four chil bad dist was shi? to 1 It of 1 Joh hou: Arn' darl- hon: Yeti tles, ding one t, but .y he ln to show ne of VC Ol other quiet ecret. J 'tell 'k on ed to ardy- n the giving .d the .cord- icoth- tried 5, the 'ugglf 'edom iunce, gh the .nesse gilte at be if the ' have yow gne- to I yow g and e did :io at ne so lifly yow iw of- gnable from ipani- vnken .eth it is the host, g lil Olaf QHSIQIT 17 but trewely yow do at the ende. The host is a man of your condicioun, and the fact yow did ne describe hem wolde be a resour why yow wolden beene hem. ' Praising and esteeming yow for the lifly concom in men and in nature wich me loven as yow, with re-- doutynge alway. - Your reder, FLETA HARRALL. The Haunted House in Hoo-doo Hollow VVILLIAM PHILLIPS About two miles from the town of Glump Ridge, Ihlissouri, there may be found, even today, a small, one room, weather-beaten house tucked away beneath a hanging boulder in what is known as Hoo-doo Hollow. For many years the respectable citizens of Glump Ridge had shunned the region of Hoo-doo Hollow as though it were the harbor of some terrible plague. Even the small boys knew the entire history of the house in the Hollow, and anyone who ventured into the house was commonly believed to be "hoo- dooedf' It seems that two men, strangers to the people of Glump Ridge, had built and occupied the shanty. These men had never shown the slightest inclination toward be- coming acquainted with the town peo- ple. One night the two strangers had galloped away on horseback, leaving a trail of blood in the hollow. Some of the people of Glump Ridge had found, several days later, the body of a child in the shanty. The body was badly mutilated and blood was freely distributedabout the house. The body was buried and from that time, the ghost of a child was generally known to inhabit Hoo-doo Hollow. It was on a june night in the year of 1920 that two adventuresome boys, John and Sam, went to the haunted house on a dare, to discover the ghost. Armed with rifles, they arrived before dark and proceeded to explore the house from garret to cellar. The gar- ret contained some empty, broken bot- tles, a few old newspapers, some bed- ding, and a quantity of cob-webs. The one room of the shanty contained one window, one door, a few pieces of furniture and a ladder to the attic. A hole in one corner of the floor gave access to a cave, dugout to serve as a cellar. As the cave was very dark, the boys gave it a hasty glance and returned to the cabinis one room. "Let's fix our bed in this corner," suggested John. "I think we'd better sit up tonight," replied Sam. "Of course, I'm not afraid, or anything like that, but how could we see the ghost if we were asleep?" john had no answer to this, so the boys sat down on the doorstep. Dark- ness descended and the silence was un- broken, save by the chirping of the crickets and the twittering of the birds. Time passed and greater quiet descended. John stirred slightly, as if about to rise, when a low, wailing sob broke the silence. Sam clutched Iohn's knee and together they listened, while "goose-flesh" crept out on their sun-- burned arms. The sobbing grew louder and seemed to come from the room from behind them, painfully they turned their heads and saw at the top of the ladder leading to the attic, the white form of a child. The apparition held a candle in its hand, and before the boys could withdraw their eyes, the ghost began to descend the ladder. Now our two brave heroes could see blood dribbling over the child's white garment. Nearer and nearer came the figure and Iohn, the braver of the two dventurers felt for his box of 21 '- v ' matches. Instantly the figure was gone I "Pooh! we imagined it,', said John. 13 OF' QHSTQIZ' when he could speak, and he advanced toward the spot where the ghost had been. There on the floor was a pool of blood! Then from the doorway came a'flood of light and the appari- tion appeared again, moaning and drip- ping blood. And in the light that sur- rounded it the boys could see that the figure was headlessf The moaning rose to a wail and the words, "I want my headi' rang through the house. Each wall echoed the horrible cry and every corner seemed to shelter mov- ing, creeping spirits. The ghost glided forward and as it did so, its white and crimson draperies caught against a table. The garments were pulled aside and our quaking bravers saw a man's foot protrude from beneath the lifted folds. john and Sam rushed forward, and the ghost, turning to flee stumbled and fell. Instantly our heroes were upon the prostrate figure. They tore off the draperies and brought to view the form of an old, dwarfish man. He snarled and struggled, but the boys held fast to him and marched him away at the point of their guns. With marvelous courage, now that they were dealing with flesh and blood, John and Sam hurried their prisoner to the sheriff's home, where they pounded loudly upon the door. A cross-examination of the prisoner gave the sheriff no information, so he immediately .organized a posse and hastened to raid the haunted house of Hoo-doo Hollow. Six men, fleeing in every direction, were captured and the posse found in an adjacent room of the cave, below the house, quantities of illicit liquor. The liquor was de- stroyed and the captives were sent to prison, convicted of bootlegging. Today, the haunted house is simply a forlorn, deserted little cabin. The mystery concerning it is dispelled, thanks to the unparalleled brave-ry of Sam and john, who enjoy to this day a fine reputation for bravery. The Hillsboro Mystery P DORIS McMILLAN.i I "There's no story that appeals to me as much as a story of mystery and T believe there was never a mystery story that appealed to me as much as that one!" exclaimed Peggy, as she and Virginia entered the house. They were returning from a movie show. "Now, Peg, do you really consider it better than those Conan Doyle- stor- ies you are forever raving about?" "Well, maybe it wasn't as gripping as some of his, but the way that young fellow solved the mystery of the haunted church and caught the bank robbers was wonderful. W3S11,t Char- les Ray perfect, too? You know, daddy, Charles Ray played the part of the young man who discovered the robber's den under the church and the tunnels leading up to the town bank." Daddy had been perusing his evening UGWSPZIPCIB but Peggy's enthusiasm. had called his attention from it. In a few minutes he had heard the story from beginning to end. When Peggy had finished, for Peggy did all the talking, as usual, Virginia being a very quiet girl and possessing none of her sister's boyish pep and enthusiasm, their father acknowledged that the show must have been splendid and regretted that he had not accompanied them. "Your story has brought to my mind a real story which I know, that I think will rival yours in mystery," Dr. johnson presently said. It was not late, so both of the girls threw themselves down on the big divan by the fireplace to hear daddy's mystery story. "I lived, when a boy, in Hillsboro, Illinois," he began. f'Wl1e1i I was about seven years old, the by seen mo aw: out thu thrc able han mui gro whr mer way the as i ing thee wit and the gan in c in t mer "1 4 eng. Hin soci Hin why he l midi HH 1 had Hill: as l prol: see her KKI oftei ciou time bega hom CIC their the W to m just thro- - ' 1 " " jf Q, Ag., fi.. , .... .Hs .. . ., . .,... , , . it the irched guns. ' that blood, 'isoner they isoner so he ie and use of ing in nd the om of ntities as de- ent to simply The pelled, ery of .is day In a story Peggy tll the a very of her lsiasm, it the id and panied y mind that I y," Dr. e girls ie big laddy's lsboro, old, Off QEISIC-Elf' 19 the people of the town were puzzled by a curious noise every night. It seemed to be the pounding of a main- moth hammer. Many nights I lay awake, my body tense, nearly terrified out of my wits as the thump, thump, thump of that hammer reverberated through the still night. No one seemed able to detect the working place of the hammer. The noise often sounded muffled, as if it wasgfrom under ground. Many times strange men, who, I was told, were government men, came to Hillsboro. These al- ways created much excitement among the village people, for, as long as they were in Hillsboro, the pound- ing of the hammer was not heard. Yet these men always left after a few days, without having solved the fmystery, and immediately after their departure the thump, thump of the hammer be- gan and the older people would live in curiosity and little boys like myself in terror until the next time govern- ment men paid Hillsboro a visit. "At this time my brother John was engaged to Miss Alice Hinckle. The Hinckles stood very high in Hillsboro. society and were rather wealthy. Dr. Hinckle' had once been the foremost physician in Montgomery county, but he had now retired, and Dr. King, a middle-aged man, who was known as an old friend of the Hincklefamily, had taken up Dr. Hinckle's practice. Hillsboro society had not accepted him as kindly as Mrs. Hinckle expected, probably because she early let people see her eagerness for Dr. King and her daughter Alice to be together. "I played over at the Hinckle's house often. Wandering through the spa- cious home afforded me a great pas- time. I loved Miss Alice, but I soon began to hate Dr. King, who made his home with the Hinckles. "One day, when I was playing in their library, I pulled the divan from the wall in search of a lost ball. There. to my amazement, I found a little door just large enough for a body to P2155 through. Child-like, I opened it. FYO111 this door a narrow stairway led down and down. Rays of a faint light flick- ered.up to where I stood. Although I was just a little fellow, I knew that the Hinckle house was not known to have a basement under it as ours had, and so, full of curiosity, I thrust my head through the door. At that instant Vliss Alice rushed into the roomg her face was ghastly as she snatched me from that door. She scolded me se- verely and told me to go home. As l left I heard Dr. King, in a menacing tone, upbraiding Miss Alice for -being careless. She was sobbing. This near- ly broke my heart and from that day .I considered Dr. King a villain. "It was some time later that the Hinckles very suddenly announced that they were leaving Hillsboro. Miss .Xlice remained for a time with a lady friend. The night preceding that of her departure. she took brother john into her confidence, telling him that her mother wished her to marry Dr. King before she left Hillsboro, and had practically left her to his mercyg he was to come the next night for his answer, and she felt forced to say yesp the reason she could not divulge. "John went the following evening to take Alice to the station. He had not been at the house long until Dr. King walked unannounced into the room where he was waiting for Alice. " 'How-do-you-do, Dr. King? Wliat do you want?' john pointedly asked him. 'HI am looking for Miss Alice, if it is any of your business, sir.' With these words he started past john. " 'Well, I'll make it my business, sir! You will have to encounter this if you attempt to enter that door.' John then revealed his revolver. He had come prepared for trouble. "The lady of the house then entered and interfered. " 'Let's not have any trouble, boysf she said. ' "With a sneer, Dr. King left the room. . I ' "john took the train with Miss Alice -,. -- ... -, Vw . ya . 2'--: ze:-.Qt-,ELEia..f,gh-if-5.T MA- ,.. ...gi-..-4 . -..... ----------?--- 4 -if - 20 ' or'easte12 and went to VVelshburg, where she changed cars, for he was afraid D-r. King might intercept her there. His action was a wise one, for they hail not sat in the little station long until Alice gave a little gasp and her eyes became fixed on the doorway. There stood Dr. King, but he lingered only a moment after john discovered him and then he disappeared into the darkness. "To our wonder, Brother John never married Miss Alice, although I'm sure he loved her. About twenty years af- ter this happened I revisited Hillsboro. our family having moved from there af short time after the Hinckles left. I learned this, to my surprise, concern- ing our old friends, the Hinckles. A room had been found under their home, containing a counterfeiting set com- plete. The mystery of the mammoth hammer that had puzzled the town- folk with its thump, thump, thump had been solved. "It seemed that the old Dr. Hinckle, with Dr. King as an accomplice, had been counterfeiting money in this un- derground room. The two quarreled and Dr. King threatened to betray the old man unless Miss Alice married him. Hillsboro people were astonished to hear that the Hinckles who had won the respect and trust of everyone in the town, were counterfeiters, al- though they believed that Alice had not been a confederate in the crime, but was in reality the pure, sweet girl she seemed to be. Whether the wicked- ness of her family blasted the happi- ness she and John had planned we never knew." Thus ended daddy's mystery story, which both girls pronounced to be a "corker." Lobo HARRY C. HOLMES. The scene is in a cozy lounging room of the Bachelor's Lure, a haven for self-satisfied male creatures. As we enter the room, clouded with to- bacco smoke, our curiosity is aroused by the domestic appearance of those present. One and all are drawn close around a man and a wolf-like dog. The appearance of the biped de- mands no special mention, since he is an ordinary specimen of his genus, but the quadruped, dozing at his feet, commands our undivided attention. He- is massive of frame, muscular of thigh and shoulder, and the symmetry of toti corporis is par excellence. Upon closer observation we perceive that the ani- mal's hazel-brown hide is perforated with ugly scars of past fights. At this point our inquisitive ears pick up the master's story. "Yes, boys, Lobo has stayed by me through thick and thin."i As he speaks he caresses the glossy head of the dog at his feet. I Then he continues: "I shan't for- get the winter when he and I bunked in our trapping cabin on Black Cat Mountain. It set in snowing 'long about middle of February and by first of March the mountainsides were blanketed with ten feet of snow. Trap- ping promised to be very fruitful. One morning, with a biting temper- ature, I set out to visit some traps which were baited for wolf. On these trips Lobo was staked outside the cabin door, for no wild animals will bother traps scented by a domestic dog. My luck wasn't laudible that morning. The, catch consisted of one lean wolf and several worthless varmints. There remained one trap to investigate, of which I had taken special pains in the setting. On drawing nearer to the lit- tle gully where the trap lay hidden, a queer, instinctive sensation warned me to be cautious. Then, when a few paces away, the undergrowth around seemed verily to spring from its root- ing, and out of the thicket charged a gigantic grizzly bear, At a glance I saw his the leg wh this boi vel wa ly C to l der hea ter Fra vain gin trei spii thrc ribl ove nea wa: thii pro hav fori for crie deli of eve kep teri tun 1- -' - f- ' ' ' 3:3-. -:La ..-:-2-g .512692-spew:was-2gi3gg5:geQEL:eiQ:s-Qiimgoj-EQQQQ-igig?.g1iEgiEi"2fS?5:EQnigl5fsLIfgZ-,'lggv-ff.,r-f, P. -'lilifp-1::..: L: -Eg-',-fy . f . , .I ., .Y . . , , ,N ,, ,. np had inckle, ze, had iis un- lrreled ay the fd him. ied to d won one in 's, al- iad not le, but jirl she Jicked- happi- ed we story, J be a Junked :k Cat ' 'long y first were . Trap- ul. emper- : traps 1 these ile the ls will :ic dog. arning. n wolf There ate, of in the the lit- lden, a ned me a few around s root- rged a 3 I saw or' easter' 21 his predicament. The spiked jaws of the trap were clutching one of his hind legs. Behind him trailed a log, to which was fastened the trap. Although this impeded his progress somewhat, he bore down upon me with surprising velocity.. Danger of being overtaken was my last thought, but when a good- ly distance in the lead I turned my head to see my pursuer. My foot caught un- der a vine and my body was thrown heavily to the ground. When I at- tempted to rise, my ankle cracked. Frantically I strove to stand, but in vain. My ankle was fractured. Drag- ging the helpless leg along, I sought a tree as a means of escape. Then my spirit froze within me, for, threshing through the undergrowth, uttering ter- rible gutteral grunts, the beast was overtaking me. At last he came so near that it seemed. that his hot breath was singeing my neck. I shuddered, thinking of the gruesome death ap- proaching. In one more leap he would have towered above me, when a hairy form shot out of the bushes straight for the bear's throat. It was Lobo. I cried like a baby over the miraculous deliverance. Then there ensued one of the most terrible- battles I have ever witnessed. Lobo's wolf instinct kept him out of the reach of those terrible armed paws. At every oppor- tunity he would rush if close to the reared beast, tearing a strip from the black hide. The bear soon showed sign of weakening. This encouraged bolder tactics on the part of the wolf- dog. Once, when the aggressed ani- mal seemed to be exhausted, the dog charged in his very face. My head grew dizzy, for the murderous arm had suddenly awakened from its coma and found its mark upon Lobois unpro- tected body. The bleeding dog lay as if he were dead. Now the frenzied beast sought my destruction. With a sickening sureness of his prey, he wabbled towards me. I drew my hunt- ing knife, determined to die fighting. Then a rustle behind the murderer made him hesitate. That pause saved my life. I could have touched him when he stopped. Yes, I was fainting. My head throbbed, my ankle burned. I remember hearing a blood-curdling growl, accompanied by a sharp report of a rifle, then, darkness. "VVhen I regained consciousness,.I found myself in a cabin of a hunter. He explained how he had heard the struggle between the- two beasts, also how he killed the bear, but the one thing he told me that I shall never forget was this: When he discovered me prostrate on the ground, Lobo had crawled to my side and was vainly trying to revive me, although his own noble body was mangled and tornf, Gy ' 4 Z ' w f W J I f 0 f .M . W W ,, , M 4 W Jwfmifrfmrr ,V Q W X 1 f 4 'aw ,, Z g"'f,,,,, 7 ff. lx f ,,i f f I6 ff f fa, 7f W . 4 I ,ZW af .R ' Zllwfffqf-J Hague- ' assa- ., nh. f X B-.1-E15-arg ' -'V T - ' ' "'??3?H'5-1' -13E' fm:t'i-E?"z 5 Q ls. y . P 'jf "iii x ji' . , v 30 , APPLIED ARTS SCIENQYE, . ERICH SOBOTA, Editor. THE PARALLELOGRAM OF ' FORCES. f'Wliy should I go to High School? I wanta be an Admiral of the U. S. Navy. High School don't learn you nuthin' about sailinf I'm gonta enlist and learn from the ground up." Yes, Mr. N. E. Beauee, y-ou could learn to navigate, and be an Admiral in such a manner, but why not take a W WWW Wg. R wg g ff ' S short cut through high school, and then a shorter cut through college? High School does teach you some things about navigation. For example, let my explanation of how the Parallel- ogram of Forces Cwhich is causing some students' of physics to worryj is applied in the sailing of a racing yacht, like 'one of those which competed in the races between the English and American yachts, or a fishing smack. Look at this diagram. In sailing againstithe wind, the sail, AC, is turned as you see it in the diagram. The wind is blowing in the direction indicated by the lines from W to AC. The wind will force the boat .to go in the direction N, if the rudder is turned in the direction R. Consider the entire force of the wind W as being concentrated at B and its magnitude represented by DF. Then, applying the Parallelogram Law and constructing a parallelogram with FD as a diagonal or, in other words, resolving the force of the wind into its effective and non-effective components, the effective force which is pushing directly against the sail is found to be equal to LF or FG. But all of the force LF is not ex- pended in driving the boat forward, since the effective component of DF is pulling at right angles to the sail. This effective component is equal to LF or BY, Therefore, resolving the force BY into its components which are acting parallel with and perpendic- ular to the boat, BX is found to be the effective force which is driving the boat forward and BZ is found to be the non-effective .force which is blowing directly against the side of the boat. The force of the wind against the side of the boat, however, is not great enough to overcome the friction of the keel and side- of the boat against the water, thereforeithe boat is driven forward by the effective component. cv th ag svx thi so pa l1l'11 no ba th: 4 u lea on tio C?l is cie ap1 of bri tio bir car mo tha sto ant the in the sen I can not che we stic tist like you tak girl hea fing T forf ing - K- '- '- '1' 1 T3 T7 ing, - 13,q,,.r..., .i ap.. .. ., 1 Q.. . , V ,, , , , and ick. ailing I, is gram. :cti-on J AC. go in ,irned the at B f DF. gram gram other wind :ctive Nhich pail is at CX- ward, f DF : sail. ial to g the which indic- to be riving nd to ich is de of wind vever, ie the rf the feithe ective 'M or' easter' 23 It will not be driven forward, how- ever, unless the rudder is turned in the direction R. The force of the wind against the sail will cause the boat to swing around and turn directly into the wind, if the rudder is not turned so as to guide the boat away from a path which will head it directly into the wind. If the tendency to turn is not overcome, the boat will be blown backward, since the sail is turned so that the wind can not blow against it. So, my friend, you see what can be learned in High School. And this is only one of the many practical applica- tions to any form of navigation that can be learned in High School. . . LE ROY SMITH, 125. ' CANDLESTICKS. The English language, enriched as it is with the contributions of the an- cients, comes to us surcharged with apt and expressive words. Not least of these is the word, "candle," which brings to mind many pleasant associa- tions. Who can ever forget his first birthday cake- .with its few burning candles? Likewise viewing the cere- mony of lighting the Christmas tree so that Santa cannot fail to find the stockings is one of childhood's pleas- ant experiences. We see candles on the altars of churches, we see candles in homes and business offices when the electric light company declares a semi-holiday. In the days of our forefathers the candles themselves were home made, now that they can be obtained very cheaply this is no longer done. Instead we turn our attention to the candle- stick which may make or mar the ar- tistic effect of the whole. Would you like to make one for yourself? if so, you should take Turning. Northeast takes pride in teaching her boys and girls to use their hands as well as their heads, though it saves tempers and fingers when both work together. The first two things necessary be- fore the actual turning are the draw- ing or selecting of- a design and the choosing of the wood. VValnut and mahogany are the most' popular, a sllght preference being shown for the former, maybe because it requires less finishing. But do not ,think for a minute that we are prone to be lazy, you would not be either if Mr. Ellis were your teacher. The first mechanical part begins when the wood is cut by the band saw, the greatest precautions being taken to prevent the finger nails from being manicured at this time-an unpleas- ant sensation, I assure you, when done by a band saw. After the sawing, comes the centering and the boring of the candle holeiwhich-requires a keen eye and a steady hand. Next the up- right part of the stick is put in the lathe and the corners turned off. Then about an inch of the bottom -end is turned down to a specified diameter and glued into a hole in the base, which was bored for this- purpose. When the glue has set for twenty-four hours the object, for no other name suits it, is put in the lathe and turned to match the design as nearly as possible. , Then the candle- stick, for such it has become, is sand- papered. During this procedure too many 'amateurs take this opportunity to dream,.but they are rudely awak- ened by aburning sensation in the finger applying the sandpaper. After this experience they dream no more, but tell their minds to "get on the job" as Doctor Barker advised them to. Then the wood filler and shellac are applied, sometimes followed by varnish and pumice stone. ' But despite a few misfortunes, the candlesticks when finished are a de- light to the eye, of the maker at least, although the two sometimes may be somewhat dissimilar in appearance. Notwithstanding some minor injuries such as skinned knuckles, injured pride and shattered hopes, we have trans- formed a block oi' wood into a thing of beauty, and you know, "a thing of beauty is a joy forever." ' V LINNEA HOLM. IQor' easter THE CONSOLE. Among the many attractive models made in Joinery the Console. A Con- sole is a phonograph made in table form. The thing that determines wick phonograph, or any other make ot motor used. The Console made in Northeast High School is a 35350.00 model. lt is 22 inches wide, 40 inches long, and 34 CCut Loaned by Mr. Hifnerl what a phonograph is, is the name of inches high. Wle make our models the motor usedg for in-stance, an Edl- out of black walnut, although a very son phonograph. a Nfietrola phono- beautiful machine can he made of ma- graph, a Stemggla phonograph, a Bruns- hogany or quarter sawed oak. Our Cal laj IIN : ss. att wi lag an lt so til thc sei plz pla bo- C dry. E1 for 'ld kid 1 MXN sor fXn ext Tfhi nie .32 Cla: exp N gee ure ties per stri fou bloi eep ste: the the ord hov tiea tllI'4 nyo' d Q. dist nies Rl ulii sHC XXW1 i- 1' 10 " F 'H 1' -,H .sytzwrnevmsq fn,.4-asv,-+,,., i P ,,... 1 ake east Qt is 134 odels very t ma- Our OTP, QHSTQI' 25 cabinets cost us about 31500, the in- lay from 31.00 to 3500 and a good motor can be bought for 34000, so a 3350000 Console is made complete here at school for about 35000 to 36500. So-me of the pupils who are skilled with tools, prefer a great deal of in- lay and design the doors, the sides and the two front legs of the Console. It takes much extra time for inlaying, so the pupil must be a swift worker to finish this wonderful model before the end of the year. We are expecting several inlaid Consoles and several plain ones. We will have them on dis- play at the end of the Year, and every- body is welcome to come and see them. GERTRUDE BROUILLETTE. THE VELOCITY OF A BULLET. "To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction."-Newton. One peaceful day'the students CH who .are in the north wing of the school heard a series of shots in room 207 during the fourth and fifth hours and possibly thought: 'VVhat is Mr. Pinkney doing to those poor kids now?" Those who were in there could answer: "We were only measuring the velocities of some bullets. Gee! but it was interesting." And this was one of the most interesting experiments we have performed this year. The two classes Cor, rather, Mr. Pinkneyj measured the velocity of bullets used in 22, .32 and .38 calibre revolvers. The first hour class was luckyg they didn't have to do this experiment. We had to develop the formula Cby geometryj: A ballistic pendulum Csee fig- urej was used. to determine these veloci- ties. This is a pendulum which is sus- pended from a beam on the ceiling by four strings or wires to which are attached the four upper corners of a block of wood. This block swings like any other pendulum, ex- cept that it is suspended by four strings in- stead of one. In fll'l'll11'f,' the velocity of the bullet we first had to find the distance the block M Csee fifjurej would fall. ln order to find this distance we have to know how much the center of gravity moves, ver- tically, from rest at C. When M moves through the arc AC. its center of gravity mpves a distance horizontally equal to d CABJ and vertically equal to S CBCD. The distance cl CAB is perpendicular to OCD is measured by a yardstick placed underneath M fthe pendulumj and by a s'nall block which is placed along the side of the yard- stick and which is attached to M at E. When the pendulum moves. it pulls this small block along the yardstick and thus meas- ures the distance. It will take M the same 'flme to move from rest at C to A as it will take M. to fall freely from rest at B to C. Now, since- we have found the distance M moves horizontally, we want the distance CSD that M falls in terms of 1 and d. 1 is the distance from the center of gravity of M to the point of suspension from the ceil- lllg- SO, by the corollary to the Pythagorean 7 I ,f f :f if fx f I ff f X . I f f ff 1 x X X f ' ff ll I ff 1 X 1 I f f If I If fbsx ' rl, ff ' Aff' NX! ff ,I l X CN I ff 7 XX XX, ' N f 21 I X I I I x I f,r , E ski' : X I s I N hx: E NN' xxg,,f X I l 'X 0 . l . -E! A ' 3 X C -s BALLISTIC DENDULUIVI Theorem fthe square of either leg of a right triangle is equal to the square of the hypot- enuse minus the square of the other legb, OBIVCIQ-d2j, also SZOC-OB. Substi- tuting in the equation SIOC-OB for OC and OB, we have S11-AV C12-d2J. By Galileo's law of freely falling bodies fthe velocity of an object equals the square root of two times the acceleration due to grav- ity ligj times the distance ISI through which it fallsj, VIVCZ g SD. Substituting fl-V C12-d2jfI for S, we have VZVIZ g Q l-VCI?-d2D H, which is the velocity of a pendulum passing through the point C after it has been displaced a distance d. According to Newton's third law of mo- tion Cto every action there is an equal and opposite reactionj, it is evident that the momentum of the bullet equals the momen- tum of the pendulum, and, since momentum is measured by the product of M-V, we have MV:mv, when M is the weight of the block, V the velocity of the block, m the weight of the bullet and v the velocity of the bullet. Then the velocity of the bullet Qquglg MV!m. Substituting VIZ g -ll- - 1 F ? '14 .f - ' :EEET 2if'fiiF,3.:-? 26 OP' QELSTC-il? VC13-d55 lil in the equation v2MVfm for V, we have Vilxlvlzg 1 1-VC19-C125 Hfm. It will be seen, however, that this for- mula is inconvenient, especially when using logarithms, as it is necessary to take the square root of a square root. By the use of 'trigonometry a much shorter formula may be obtained, which eliminates the ex- pression VC13-d95. C15 sin a2df1 Cthe sine of an angle in a right triangle equals the opposite side di- vided by the hypotenuse5, From this equation, since d and 1 are both known, we can find the sine of oi. Then, by a table of sines and cosines, we can find the cosine of CL. C25 cos cL2OBf1 Cthe cosine of an angle in a right triangle equals the adjacent side divided by the hypotenuse5. C35 OB:1 cos a Csolving C21 for OB5- C45 1-OBZ1-1 cos a Cequals subtracted from equals are equalj, C55 1-OB2l C1-cos 005 Cfactoring 1-1 cos in equation C415 C65 1-OB:S Cby figure, since OC equals 15. C75 S11 C1--cos a5 Csubstituting S for 1-OB in ' C85 v2MVfm Csee geometrical proof5. C95 V: V C2 S5 Cs ?e geometrical proof5, C105 v2MVC2 g S5!m Csubstituting C91 in f815. C115 v:11V1sVIi2 g 1 C1-cos cc5jfm Csubsti- tuting for S in C1015 Wve took the necessary measurements for finding the velocity of the bullets. In tak- ing these measurements we neglected the errors caused by the blast of air that comes out of the barrel of the gun and the weight of the bullet, which was added to the weight of the pendulum, because of their infinitesi- mal values. A piece of paper CP5 between the pendulum and the revolver will stop the blast of air from affecting the velocity of the pendulum. The measurements were taken after Mr. Pinkney said: "Now open your mouths." They are: Calibre M 1 m d .22 12 lbs. 305 cm. 2.0 g. 2.375 in, .32 12 lbs. 305 cm. 5.5 g. 5.25 in. .38 12 lbs. 305 cm. 9.4 g. 10.5 in. The acceleration due to gravity at Kansas City, MO., is 32.1514 ft.fsec. 2-exponent. In calculating the velocity of these bul- lets, the measurements must be in pounds and feet to have the result in feet per sec- ond, or in grams and centimeters to have the result in centimeters per second. The vC1OCity Of the .22 is worked by trigonometry and logarithms, the .32 by 'geometry and logarithms and the .38 by geometry and the usual arithmetrical process. The computations, substituting in the for- mula, are: C.225 log sin ClilOg .l9625Cl0'.007. 21.29281-1.00030 12.29251 6. By table of the logarithnzs of sines and cosines of angles, log cos a21.9899 then cos 66209998 1-cos di -0002 , Then, VI125! C2 - 32.1514 - 10.007 ' .00025 7 .0044092 log v21.07918 -l- 1f2C0.30103 -lr 1.50720 + 1.00030 -lr 4.301035-3.64436 log v22.98960. v2976.34 feet per second. C.325 Vi12V I:2 - 32.1514 4 101007-V C10.0072. --.437525 H C.325 VZ12V C2 - 32.1514 110.007-V C100072- .4-375251 5!-012125 I9.62255f.012125: 793.62 feet per second. - C385 V':12Vli2 ' 32.151 4 305730.48-VC305f I 30.482-105971235 H ' 453.6794 212V 164.302 4 1000656167- V C100.l3127-.87535 l 17020723104 2188467447 .fQ0723104 2 909.45556 feet per second. It probably seems queer that the velocity of the .22 is greater than the velocity of the .32 or .38. But this is due to the differ- ence between the barrels of the different revolvers. The .22 that was us Ed was a long- barreled army target revolver and the others were the regular .32s and .38s. The detona- tions of these revolvers caused the mem- bers of these classes, especially the girls, to assume strange postures, so as to avoizl any unpleasant effects on the ears. We laughed and laughed at each other's open mouths and ridiculous attitudes. We will always remember this experiment as the most pleasant and interesting one we ever performed under Mr. Pinkney's guidance. MARTIN DICKINSON. 322. ' OLIN W. MUNGER '22, LE ROY SMITH, '23. Who up there inthe balcony said that the Mathematics-Department of iNtwtheastlHigh Schoolxvas notcnithe map? We wish that person would come to the front and we will show him that besides being on the map it is well represented. The names of three of our Northeast students, Fannie Roll, Martin Dickin- son and Dorsey Dsborne earned their recognition in the School Science and Mathematics Magazine by solving an algebraic quadratic equation. The problem was: X+y?23,X2+y:3. The solution by Fannie Roll was given in full in the january, 1922, number. The other two students received credit for the solution. This was not the first Ng' Ni pa M lis ye ali th an tai by nc wl 'EEL lei ke Hi 311 O11 if ha: ani nir act bas Th the try cip tes tis1 r the ica un Eig Lai icai wh titg ten poi aft- for ing it The hea per ' 'ri-: 'Hives-921124:-l:--2-.xii-1 2-waexzwfa-:e:frm'i:-155-o.'.r,a.,,,,, .. 2 63,53 ,,. ,Im L 1165 7 . 3720 00-72 . 72- per 305f I4 14 feet Bcity v of ffer- :rent ong- :hers ona- ienv s, to Lvoid VVe open Xvill the ever e. 22 said it of 1 the fould show ap it aeast ckin- their : and I2 Pm The The en in . The it for first OID' 83.511813 27 Northeast representation in that paper. The school Science and Mathematics Monthly, as the name implies, is pub- lished every month during the school year. Several interesting topics are always printed as well as problems and their solutions in both fields of Science and Mathematics. Every issue con- tains a problem capable' of being solved by the average high school student, not only in America, but over the whole world. The last issue even con- tained a solution for the above proh- lem by Richard Cumming from Dal- keith, Scotland. . So you see that the name Northeast High School, Kansas City, Missouri, and its representatives, does travel outside of its own vicinity. ARTS AND SCIENCE EDITOR. CGNCERNING CHEMISTRY .We would not be far from wrong if we said that the study of chemistry has advanced more in the last century and a half, than it has since its begin- ning. The ancients studied chemical actions, and the art of changing some baser metal into a more precious metal. This study was called alchemy. We therefore have no old laws in chemis- try, as for instance, "Archimedes Prin- ciple" in Physics which has stood the test of the Twentieth Century scien- tists. ' ' ' ' The entire reason for this lies in the fact that the most important chem- ical action, namely: burning, was not understood until the middle of the Eighteenth Century, when Antoine Laurent Lavoiser discovered the chem- ical change which a metal undergoes when heated in air. He took a quan- tity of mercury, and heating it to the temperature just below the boiling point of mercury C357OCj, noticed that after a few days, a red powder was formed Qmercuric oxidej. On weigh- ing this mercuric oxide he found that it weighed more than the mercury. Then he took this mercuric oxide, an-il, heating it for several days to a tem- perature above the boiling point of mercury, found that a quantity of gas was evolved, and that small particQes of mercury were clinging to the sices of the vessel. The evolved gas he called oxygen. Un again weighing tfie mercury he found that it had the same weight as the mercury with which he had started. Then on weighing the gas he found that the loss of weigfit of the mercuric oxide was equal to the weight of the oxygen. On investigat- ing further, he found that in burning, the weight of the entire products ex- ceeds the weight of the fuel. And with these experiments, and experiments of similar nature by other great scien- tists, such as Joseph Priestly, who was a contemporary of Lavoiser, the study of chemistry was revolutionized. Lavoiser, in 1786, was the first to explain ordinary burning as the com- bining of a substance with oxygen. Such a combining is an oxidation and the compounds formed are known as oxides. There are four different kinds of oxidations, namely: ordinary burn- ing, slow oxidation, spontaneous com- bustion, and explosion. Qrdinary burn- ing is an oxidation accompanied by noticeable light and heat. Take the case of a burning candle fone of the most interesting lectures was given by Michael Faraday at the Royal Institu- tion in London on "The Chemical His- tory of a Candle"j, we notice the light and heat but do not realize that a chemical change is occurring. Neither would we believe that the gaseous products which are formed, will weigh more than the candle itself unless we were actually shown that such is the case, as was demonstrated in the chem- istry classes. Even then it is hard to believe. This increase in weight is due to the oxygen taken out of the air. In ordinary burning nearly all substances undergo similar changes. In slow oxidation, no noticeable light or heat are evolved.. Neverthe- less the same kind of action is taking place in slow oxidation, the only dif- ference, as the name implies, is that if goes on at a much slower rate. Let us take, for instance, the rusting of a tin can, which really should be 1 1 -. . . . . . . . . . - - - - . ' " ' - ' ' :' ' ' - ' .4Z.. " " "" ": , ..'f'i?1i:'S'EiEiT?ifi7'r -:f:L1?z1f1 'T "" L55 ' 151' ' -:V f - -- ' 23 or' easter called tinned can because it is nothing but an iron can covered with a very thin coat of tin. As this tin can rusts away it leaves iron oxide, or rust as it is more commonly called. This is the same product that we would derive if we burned iron in oxygen, for iron burns in oxygen. A more striking comparison can be made between two pieces of wood, one piece being burned and the other left on a wet ground to rot, or a process of slow oxidation. lf a chemical analysis were made of the products of both pieces of wood, after the chemical reaction is complete, they will be found to be composed of the same compounds and elements. Also the amount of heat liberated in both cases will be found to be the same. Another case of slow oxidation, is that which takes place in the human body. We inhale the air of which one- fifth is oxygen. Those who have studied physiology know that the blood, after having flown through the body, flows to the lungs, liberates carbon dioxide, heat, water vapor, and other impurities, and absorbs the oxygen from the air in the lungs. The blood carries this oxygen to the various tis- sues of the body. There the oxygen reacts with these tissues, forming the above named products as well as gen- erating enough heat to keep the body at a normal temperature of about nine- ty-eight degrees Fahrenheit. The same thing is true in all animal bodies. And you, who have studied physiology, have wondered why your body is al- ways compared to a steam engine. The reason for this is that the products of respiration are the same as those from any other burning. Spontaneous combustion is an oxi- dation involving both of the above mentioned oxidations. It is an actual burning started by the accumulation of heat of a slow oxidation. Oily rags. for instance, are very poor conductors of heat. A slow oxidation is taking place between the oils in the rags and the oxygen in the air. Heat is evolved, the same as in the human body, for in a case of slow oxidation, as well as in the other oxidations, there is alwaye a certain amount of heat evolved, due to the fact that the molecules of both substance undergo a chemical change and in the friction thereof, a small amount of heat is generated. Since rags are poor conductors of heat, this heat accumulates until the kindling temperature of the rags fthe lowest temperature at which a substance will take fire in air and continue to burnj has been reached. Then, if such a pile of rags should happen to be left lying in the corner of a factory, which has no automatic sprinkler system, and the watchman is down in the engine room exchanging yarns with the en- gineer, we would see in the morning papers with great headlines, "Another factory destroyed by fire due to spon- taneous combustionf' A great many grain elevators, hay stacks, hay barns, and paint factories are destroyed by spontaneous combustion. Now we come to the last but not the least of the four types of oxidations namely: explosion. Specifically de- fined, explosion is a very rapid com- bustion, accompanied by a sudden in- crease in pressure due to the increase of the volume of the gas. Let us take the case of a' cartridge about to be fired from a gun. At the head ofthe cartridge there is a primer composed of fulminate of mercury, definitely formed and shaped, and exactly weighed. The hammer of the gun as soon as it hits this primer, creates enough heat to cause this fulminate of mercury to ignite. The ignited fulmi- nate of mercury, having a much lower kindling temperature than the powder, in turn ignites the powder. As the powder burns, which it does very rapidly, a gas is evolved. It is this sudden increase in volume due to the gases formed which forces the bullet from the shell. A similar case of ex plosion is made use of in the gasoline engines. In this case, the mixture of gasoline vapor and air burns in the cylinder, having been ignited by the spark from the spark plug, and having, previous to this, been compressed. iCo11tinued on Page 647 C L st 1 ei tc w D oi fr te oi or a a su ge th at w: se ba a Dc Sc ga Se ga SC4 Se mz an 3 3 on on- sni of Fr 'f"1 n"'U'F"""1'l "YL'v'!1"' ff. x. 'vQ'E!!'0'rgh14-an .e!,..-Km' pp,-4, due Joth mge mall rince this lling west will urnl pile vine has and .gine en- ning rther pon- nany arns, dby t the tions de- com- n in- rease take ,o be fi the Josed iitely Lactly in as eates ite of ulmi- .ower wder, s the very s this o the bullet if ey soline ire of n the y the aving, essed. Q 0 X 'X ' ,F ,A gfftli O cY' I in Lrnlf-IJ A l JF F I agigvii ' x ill :-- J, T i 112 iii X O i THEODORE MILLER, Editor. ' Qld Man Basketball got a flying start at Northeast for the season of 1921-1922, when the Sophomores emerged victorious in the inter-class tournament which was held during the week of November twenty-eighth to December second, nineteen twenty- one. The contests were hard-fought from beginning to end, and were in- teresting throughout. In the first series, which was held on November twenty-eighth, the Soph- omores overwhelmed the Freshmen by a score of 23 to 6. This contest was a good beginning, for it showed the superiority of the second year aggre- gation over the first and it also showed the first year team the system of play at Northeast. Stockwell, playing for- ward for the Freshmen, displayed senior, even first team ability to play basketball. Bash, at center, also played a good game. For the Sophomores, DelVIarea, at guard, and Jeffries, the Sophomore captain, each played a fine game, DelVIarea caging six goals. In the second game of the series the Seniors and juniors played a tight game, the Seniors finally winning by a score of 25 to 19. The forwards of the Senior team, Onafrio and johnson, made a splendid pair. Lapin, at guard, and Southern at forward, each played a game worthy of praise. THE SECOND SERIES. At the sound of the referee's whistle on November twenty-ninth, the sec- ond series got under way. The Juniors snowed the Freshmen under by a score of 23 to 1. The lone point of the Freshmen was made by Stockwell, playing forward. McDonald and South- ern, both forwards, played a mi ht . . .. g Y fine game at their positions. Griggs, at center, also played a good game. In the SCC.O11d game of the series the finally victorious champions, :the Sophomores, humbled the aggregation 1 an interesting game, the Seniors re- ceiving the short end of the score of ll to 9. For the Seniors, L. Qnafrio, a guard, played a good game, as did Foreman, at center. Koonse, diminu- tive forward, played a fine game, DQ- Marea at guard, also starred at his position. 1 THE THIRD SERIES. On November first, the series which proved to be the hardest fought of all the contests, started. The Seniors ho-oked up with the team representing the Freshmen and were defeated by the close score of 12 to ll. As the score indicates the game was hard fought. Fouls were very noticeable, the Seniors committing twelve and the Freshmen ten. The Onafrio brothers, Nick and Louie, starred at forward and guard, respectively. Stockwell, as in previous encounters with upper classmen, played well for the Freshmen. His spectacular shots from center and near center aroused interest. In the second battle of the day, the Sophomores went into the affray lead- ing the school by a percentage of l,OOO, having won two games and lost none, but they were humbled by the second place juniors by a score of 18 to 12. It was a hard fought contest as is in- dicated by the final score. The wu.q,.g ,.v.-4 -vazemanaifcfiiaiwzs vane i fl- 21 is - V , -LN. --- 33 lQor' easter Sophomores tried to use a five man defense, but it was broken up. Jeff- ries and DeMarea each played fine games, while the playing of Koonse must not be overlooked. McDonald, at forward, and Lapin, 'at guard, showed up well for their team, the Juniors, as did Griggs at center. THE CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST. As the previous game brought the juniors into a tie with the Sophomores for first place, an extra game had to be played in order to decide the champ- ionship. It was decided that the extra game was to be played on December second, promptly at three o'clock on that day, with George Denison as ref- eree, the contest got under way. The Sophomores were confident of win- ning, and as their confidence showed at the end, they conquered the Juniors by a close score of 23 to 18. Each team was within two points of each other during the entire game, although the Sophomores retained their lead throughout the game. Jeffries and DeMarea, both of whom had played well in previous battles, starred for the winners. Griggs, the lanky center, and Southern, forward, played fine games for the losers. As a result of this game, the Sophomores won the championship of all the classes of Northeast for the season of 1921-1922. The final standings of the teams were as follows: ' Q Woii Lost Pct. Sophomores .... .,,,,,, 3 1 ,750 Iuni0rS ........... ....,.. 2 2 .500 Seniors -L ..... .,.. 1 2 ,333 Freshmen .,.,,,, ,,,---. 1 2 ,333 We 'need lots of SNAPPY LGCALS for the Annual. Turn 'em in. THE ALUMNI GAME. The annual contest between the Alumni and regular fives of North- east was held on December 22, 1921 Whoever selected December 22 as the date for the battle for the supremacy between the non-graduates and grad- uates is worthy of praise. For on that date we had what is termed in Uni- versity circles a home coming. Qn that day the largest representative gathering of Alumni that ever assem- bled in Northeast's gymnasium wit- nessed their favorites overcome the regular five by a score of 45 to 32. The team showed itself to be well balanced despite their loss, for the Alumni are all excellent players and have been keeping in form by playing on various teams since the time of graduation. The game was interesting from be- ginning to end, and it was also hard fought. Northeast started the scoring when Griggs, the lanky center, dropped a free toss through the basket. Ruby Dorough, the phenominal wonder, started the scoring for the alumni when he made a field goal. The game was full of thrills and Ruby made seemingly impossible shots. foe De- honey, our ex-captain and member of the all-star team, played a wonderful game. Very few times were our play- ers able to penetrate his defense. Bill Thompson and Frank Wheat, in fact all the Alumni, played a mighty fine game. Harry Griggs of the varsity dropped in goal after goal with the aid of our guards, Lapin, Koonse and Mil- ler. George Deniston, our captain, was not feeling very well, and his help was missed. He played part of the game, and did his best in the part in which he did play. At the end of the first half the Alumni were leading our team by a score of '29 to 9. Deniston was re-in-- serted in the game, and a change of the attitude of the players resulted. From that time on they fought with all their might and main. Our team swept the Alumni off their feet, but it was too late. Goal after goal went through our basket, but all in vain. lfo fiv De On Gr Kc La .lOl Mi fel Do Crz W1 Dei Th. Ra' Re' I Nl 1X fan sqr 40- fut' Lee 'I Noi in the tha erei ball the The of t war cent tha' scoi T thri spei ' - ' 'M' "ii I'--H' gtg ' . , ..,,., ,, , . . E. 'een the f North- 22, 1921. 22 as the .ipremacy .nd grad- Ir on that l in Uni- ng. On :sentative :r assem- ium wit- :ome the o 32. The balanced umni are .ve been n various luation. from be- also hard e scoring ', dropped et. Ruby wonder, 1e alumni The game .by made joe De- iember of Nonderful our play-A :nse. Bill t, in fact ghty fine ie varsity th the aid : and Mil- captain, .d his help rt of the- ie part in half the eam by a avas re-in-- change of resulted. ught with Our team feet, but goal went l in vain. Tor' easter' 31 For the game ended with the regular five trailing by a score of 45 to 32. Northeast. G. F. T. F. Deniston, L, F ....,.., ,,,-, 3 O 0 Gnofrio, R. F. .... .... 4 1 1 Griggs, C. .....,.. r..,. 6 1 1 Koonse, L, G. ...... ,.....-. O O. 1 Lapin, R. G. .........,. .,...... O O O plohnston, L. F. ,...... ........ O O 1 Miller, L. G. ........ ,,,, 1 1 O Jeffries, C. ........ ,,,.. 1 O O 15 2 4 Alumni. G. F. T. F. Dorough, L. F. ....... . ...... 10 2 2 Craig, L. G. .......... ........ O O O Wheat, C. ............ ........ 7 1 1 Dehoney, R. G. .................. 4 O O Thompson, R. F. -. .......... O O l Raney, L. G. ........... ........ O V O O Reynolds, R. G, ..... ....... O O 2 . 21 3 7 Referee-Les Wai'ren. VVM. HOROWITZ. NORTHEAST AND LAWRENCE GAME. ' No doubt every Northeast basketball fan is well pleased with this year's squad. Its victory over Lawrence of 40-12 inspires us and discourages the future opponents of the High School League. The first quarter showed that the Northeast team had been well drilled in the art of passing. They passed the ball with such speed and accuracy that the Lawrence boys were bewild- ered. If by chance they did get the ball, they were unable to break through the Koonse-Miller defense to score. The guarding of Miller was a feature of the team'5 play. The Lawrence for' wards making all their shots from the center of the court, was a certainty that they would not pile up a huge score. The second quarter was full of thrills. 6'Midget" Griggs made many spectacular shots that made the crowd ,--12 ' rn:-' , ' -ai. .,. :gferg f gasp. Denniston clearly showed him- self to be by far the best floor man ever seen on our court. He broke up Plfly after play and shot whenever he wished, as tae Lawrence guards were unable to stop him. The first half ended with Northeast leading 19-4. The third quarter started with a rush. Northeast chalked up three goals before Lawrence knew the game was again in motion. Koonse began showing his form in this period and he broke many a L.awrence play be- fore they advanced the ball -to the center of the court. This being Koonse's first game, he was a little stage-struck in the early periods of the game-. ln this quarter we scored 14' .points to our opponents 3 and the period ended Northeast 33, Lawrence 7. All the substitutes were put in for the final period but lawrence was un- able to accompish much, the final score being as stated above, 40-12, in our favor. Fully .fifteen hundred persons wit- nessed the contest. The Gym was packed with members from all of the High Schools of the city. Harley Selvidge of Manual refereed the game. Line-up of both teams: Northeast. F. G. F. T. Deniston CCapt.j ................ 6 7 Onofrio ................... 2 1 Griggs .................. 6 2 Koonse' ...... 1 0 Miller ...... 0 O Lapin ......... 0 0 johnson ..... ...... .........---- 0 0 Jeffries .....................-...---.... 0 0 ' ' Lawrence. F. G. F. T. Dugan CCapt.j ....... 2 0 Testerman .......... 3 2 Houser .............. O 0 Quinlin .... O 0 Lindley ........ .................------ 0 O ROBERT HARRIS. ' W' f "4'54' 2 "G' 43 ..- ."i1:E',E33?i '--f 1- -- fs -2 ,, , ---ee'-Y f--'P 5+-w "W M ' .4 gr' Q.: l gag!! ' ' 1-Aka-.gvrne1.:1-Q w'saIf'Y"!" 2,2 or' easter?- A RECORD CROWD FOR OPENING GAME OF INTERSCHOLASTIC HIGH SCHOOL BASKET- BALL. The basketball season for the inter- scholastic 'high school games openefl with .a record crowd of about ten thousand people in Convention Hall, the evening of January l4. Judging from the enthusiasm of the audience there is no doubt as to the popularity of basketball in Kansas City. In the first contest Northeast won from Manual, 25 to 9, while Central beat Westport in the second game, 30 to 25. Northeast's victory 'over Man- ual came as a surprise to basketball fans, for the rumor had gone forth some time ago that Manual had the edge on the four teams. This all goes to show how uncertain the pre-season knowledge has been. Northeast, with only one basketball letterman, Captain Geo. Deniston, suc- ceeded in giving Manual, who has three veterans, a good trouncing. The Crim- son offensive was woefully weak and they only registered three field goals. Deniston played a fine floor game for the Purple. He and Nick Onofrio were responsible for most of the- points. Koonse and Miller were on their men like leeches. VVhile Griggs did not cage as many goals as usual, nine times out of ten he got McDonough of Manual, cellent at ,pulling the ball mage. Northeast looks good up a desperate fight to keep the cham- pionship. lt was conceded by neutrals that George Deniston was the best for- ward on the floor and that Nick Ono- frio promises to hold his own through- out the season. Maurice Koonse played a most effective game and promises to be one of the most level- headed players Northeast has had for some time. Theodore Miller, the sta- tlonary guard, was always on the job and certainly was a "thorn in the flesh" to Manual's cagers. the jump on and was ex- out of scrim- and will put Miss Burton-Who was Socrates? Bright Pupil-Son of Great Stone Face. In case of fire: Slip on a bar of soap, ring the towel, open the window and let the fire escape. Mr. Phillips-Now that we have had the hard part of the lesson we will have the peaches and cream. Genevieve Lord-Theodore, did he mean for me to recite? Mr, Chaffee-Please be still, this room already has one crack in it. Lillian Kimbrell in public speaking-- Four score and seven years' ago our forefathers brought forth on this na- tion a new continent. Wanted to let the world know that l think I am as good as any sophomore. -A freshman. T Julia Mclnerny Cwhispering to friend at formal dinner partyj : "When can I have some dressing?" Friend: "Whenever you want itg you can certainly use some!" Freshie: "You have a strong arm, Theodore." - Theo Miller: "Yes, it's strong enough to move my heavy cases." Freshie: "Move what cases where." T. M.: "Why, move my cases from one to anotherf' She had a sense of humorg She loved a little fung In fact, she loved a joke so much She finally married one. Love is like an oniong VVe taste it with delight, And when it's gone we wonder What ever made us bite. She lost her head when he proposed, But he, a trifle older, Made search for it distractedlv And found it on his shoulder: -EX. 'T 33-773 "V-155555 -3'375if5':fi-.'52f?3:?1iii'rQ5iaa51aT:g,egf,:j,:g,g,.. -,,-11: . .. 4 - P, - - . . ---------L--4-veff-:ul-gasps-evaeseiiv--QHSR ' tf:2S'f? i . vcrates? :at Stone a bar of e' window have had 1 we will e, did he still, this in it. peaking-- gj ago our n this na- iow that l ophomore. iering to fj : "Wheii want it g 'Yi II'OHg Zlflil, :'s strong :ases." .es where." cases from much lder : proposed :edly der. -EX. I CIRLS' M AIIHLETIQQS EM MA DAY, Editor. Witli the beginning of the second se- mester the athletic girls are entering upon another series of athletic sports. Basketball, track, indoor baseball, and tennis have taken the place of the il- lustrious soccer football and volley ball. . Of course, as yet, not much has been done concerning the selection of the class teamsfor the final games. All the girls, however, have set to work with lots of vim. The freshmen, rather elated over their part in soccer, are determined to give battle for other vic- tories. We hope indoor baseball and tennis will prove to be quite as captivating as basketball and track work. Though we don't pretend to be Babe Ruths and Mlle. Lenglen, we do say that we make fairly good amateur players. Sometimes things do not go just as we want them, but then we have the true- Olympic grit and we're not the sort who quit, for we are working to promote a spirit of sportsmanship among the girls. B. E. HETBEL. MR. NOWLIN, THE NARRATOR. The Northeast Olympic Association recently enjoyed an innovation and re- ceived a treat far better than Eskimo pies or lunch hour, for Mr. Nowlin made at visit and told stories. As a consequence, the girls of that particu- lar organization have had the pleasure of seeing the mercury of learning rise a few degrees. Now indeed, is their wisdom great, for they know what strange mysterious power causes the Y - f-.. -,gr 1.fv..f-g:e:-uf11-:sr:Q'm'it'-L- i- 1 f , :ite -ivTiZ""it-B3 'sfff squirrel's tail to curl its handsome length over the back, how the clever coyote snatched fire from the sung why old cobs may still be unearthed in Alabama and other sundry weighty facts that contribute to the "spice of life." Nor was this "story telling hour" incompatible to the activities of an athletic association. More and more the correlation between mental and physical work is being realized, more and -more are the girls of the N. O. A. working for the recognition of this fact. However, such dry details can- not be dwelt upon when such interest- ing stories as Mr. Nowlin told are to be discussed. Simple as were the Indians, the first inhabitants of our country, their super- stitious stories are not unlike those of the worthy Grecian ancients, whose culture reached a state of enviable magnificence. But having no means of explaining ordinary phenomena, the causes were naturally laid at the doors of the supernatural, and marvelous tales were accordingly concocted. The Indian story of the coyote's snatching fire from the sun as one of the guardians turned her back, and the swift flight and pursuit that en- sued was preceded by the correspond- ing Grecian story. "Reindeer Boy" followed, showing the triumph of good over evil. The swift runner of the "White Villagei' Cthe good one jwas forced to run against the wicked rep- resentative of the Yellow Village with the lives and property of the defeated village as prize. Reindeer Boy, by , " ' " ' H ' 'T' 425' 42 : '.. - -535Fi??f4'3 - f!T"9i ' 5 4' 55' . 34 or? easter means of three small phials obtained from an old man, was able to over- come the witchery of his opponent and won. These are but samples and it is not hard to believe that the greatest wish of the N. O. A. is that we might have Mr. Nowlin Qthe narratorj at a great many of our meetings. -1l- FRESHMAN GIRLS GYMNASIUM CLASS. Slap! Bang! Here we are! If you are in any doubt as to the origin of pep, just visit the Freshman gym classes. There, working like Trojans you'll find us keeping time to the com- mands, "Left-Face! Right-Face! Class Halt. One, Twof' When the class is ended, you and your instructor feel as if you have just come from the soothing influence of a Turkish bath. We are turned from awkward, giggling girls into a silent automatic machine which starts and stops at the command of the machinist. And the result is- pep-'worlds of it, more than we can use. Anybody want some? It is still a question of time Qand the senior's braveryj' until the freshmen are declared the soccer champs. Of course, it is all settled in our minds but we're willing to prove it, Seniors, name your day. Basketball is just in its infancy, but the lookout is brilliant. Track is but a faint glow as yet, but promises to become a crackling flame if properly fanned. A We are keeping alive the slogan, "Gym girls are better adapted to school work and make better citizens than those who do not take it." If you don't believe it, visit 219M. A ARDENE STEPHENS. A GLIIVIPSE INTO AN ATHLETIC GIRL'S DIARY. jan. 12, 1922. Swimming Day. Dear Diary: I The water was just fine today but oh, the showers! 1 thought someone was giving me a Turkish bath but found out later it was the steam from the hot water. The steam filled the room and you could have a Turkish bath for the asking. Jan. 16, 1922. Dancing Day. ' My Dear Diary: 1 always look forward to that day of all days. You should see our dance. Oh it's keen! All hops and leaps n'everything. The other day I went to see Pav- lowa do the same things we have been doing in our dancing class. Oh, 1 can dance as well as she, Qif not better. Ah! you must never repeat that!j Of course, I don't mean to brag but-well you know what T mean. f ,N is . X A3315 ,f ,SC fzmjd ll .W N, Q A gf iw dvr 5 ' ,E FQ L 2 EQ am ,Tl Wigs fi? ...l , Q ycffd 452,55 adv X, xl!!! 4, A F, Q RZ B Rx Q Hs KI VA LJ' of FAVLOWA -Y4 tl 111 d. 1 hz is df hz th w Tf ki ar di gf VV as th b e wf Ol dc da of sn sc wl or " " ' r W A ef-'mJf'+f'f+ All-f-2fQg-5-f-sfQa,i5i.g .j2 , gn, Al -A K In A . i.. --'-2 5 . - HT- ff-. -, .-. . rc . "'?3'9"ff"'9--:L -.3252-!'e-9....,r-A 5----M - !w"'-w- ,.., ,--.,.-if ,-,.. to .lv .n, to ns If IC rut ine :ut Dm :he ish lay ce. ips ELV- 3611 2311 .er. Of fell Y J- or' easter 35 No one seems to understand me but you. dear diary. Even mother thinks that something is terribly wrong with me when really I am only practicing dancing. Well, for good health which I must have if I'm to be truly great Qand there is no doubt about thatj, I must retire. Yours till the fall of Pavlowa. P. S.-Oh, good gracious! Diary 'iollows and even railroad tracks. At last We came to the place where we had started. We were cold and tired 'rut happy. VVe certainly had a good time and intend to take many more hikes in the future. ' OLYMPIC'S CHRISTMAS FAMILY. -The girls of the Olympic Associa- tion thought that they might have a rfb IL' fi f lla W ll siift f- Mfp M -X 9 X " rf S f Q t 4,7-7 E.Gardnen PAVLOWA dear, I didn't mean to slight you, but have you noticed that I didn't write the 15th? Well, the truth was that I was too tired from playing basketball. That is a funny game. Why do you know I forgot which side I was on and a girl on the opposite side surely did call me down. Well, when I did get the ball I threw it to her and she wouldn't even catch it. Diary dear, the jokes on me. I just asked brother and he said that girl was the referee. Good-nitel Well anyway our side didn't get beaten. The score was 27-24. We were 27. Yours till the score is 40. A HIKE IN THE SNOW. Do you know that the Northeast Olympians are real sports? If you don't believe it just listen. Last Fri-- day afternoon from three to five, some of the girls took a five mile hike in the snow. At three o'clock we left the school and starteo out not knowing where we were going, but some way or other we found plenty of hills and more cheerful Christmas this year by making some one else happy. The Saturday afternoon before Christmas a committee composed of Mary Elliott and myself, took the con- tributions, which had been so gener- ously donated by the club girls, to the home of the family for whom we cared. While there the children helped us trim a Christmas tree, which we had brought. You can imagine the happy hands as they placed the candy beads, canes, popcorn balls and other orna- ments and small toys on the tree. There were gifts for all the eight children and also some clothing. In addition the club furnished their Christmas dinner, which consisted of a ten-pound roast and a bushel basket of groceries. We feel sure that the family appreci- ated our efforts and the club felt fully repaid for their endeavor. Both the family and the Olympic Association had a merrier Christmas. VI-IRNA AYERS, '22. ' ' ' " ' - -"" .itaiiiva-if4'?:ar.s.,aiw:'E5?'tztpic-.:a3..,72'.Z. .1,.', . . . . V . -W -Y "'w"r1"- '- 'Q fevqfzs-ogiinusrazausi-A f-.vamnnys - A VL-7 f ,ik iv F v ai . A f' Q A '1"'T ' 'Pnl Ur' U ' T V ' ' 1' "A" 9 'D """ ' " """""" " ' "" "" ""' - 'TT'-" " " "T-'-' -"- T . " I ,N 4 - .-I Fr-nv '-. . .,.' -1-j 'Z I.. N .' . ,.,., ' -5- ,f1-1 ,. V. 'r ' .- ..-- 'E'-"-Q-'i 1 - xf-'.":.' ,,' 2' ' -' -1 .,'. - '-' .r.f.4 Tv,-'.-- N 154. - ' . . .- -1' '- "-, '- I. 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C' -'if' f"'L'5 s- .'4. 7f"'Z:'f-f f I'--if ' ' '52 5, . .Lux , X Zigi 37,74-f...,,v Q.-11:-.Q -,A-H.. ip Kijiji' Z-::.,f.,,ji f "'-.,fjf,y3,::,..-1. 'Li' 3,125 ,S Q I . -aaa if Hay'-,'39'.f .-ff'-'Wi 1, : f. '- f ,s::. 'Q' ' I x ' '-,'1geL:f-Q" ' " -1' ' 'Cf -' I I "if-7iA'5f"",-"f-.'T W-'r""Ir ""' . ' "'- fs V ' '31 2 I' X , I , . s. 2 . 5- F , 'P i i I I I V. I , .Ili NELLE THoMAsoN, Editor. , ., , 3 Leland M. Short, 'l5, is engaged in graduate Work at the University of Wisconsin. He is assistant in the De- partment of Romance Languages, and head of the Department of Spanish in the Madison Vocational School. He is engaged to Miss Dorothy Love, '19, Harvey Walker, '19, is a junior at the University of Kansas. He is a member of Delta Sigma Pi, a profes- sional commerce fraternity, and a pledge of Acacia. His club activities include the secretaryship of the Polit- ical Science Club, the ,Iunior College Club and membership in the Quill Club. Arthur Osborne, '21, is attending Junior College. After school he works at the Kansas City Telephone Build- ing. Miss Eunice Cook, 'l8, was married to Mr. joe Schoenberg last year. They are living at the bride's home. Miss Eulalia Strickel, '21, is Working at the Bell Telephone Company. Miss Adelyn Rose, '19, is employed at the Doubleday, Page book shop. Harry Carpenter, '19, has recently been made assistant cashier of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company. Miss Dorothy iHovvthorne, ,'2l, is Working at Montgomery Ward's novv. Wilson Riley, 'l8, is attending the Kansas University this year. He is a member of the Delta Tau Delta fra- ternity' and of the Phu Mu Alpha, a musical fraternity. Andrew Crozier, '20, is going to the University of Illinois. Last year he was at Missouri University but likes Illinois much better. Hampton Snell, '2l, is studying very hard at the University of Wisconsin. Miss Julia Palmer, '2l, is at Mis- souri University this Year. Miss Elizabeth Wallingford, '18, is teaching at the Blenheim School. She has charge of the kindergarten and first grade. Miss Anne Hurd, '2l, pledged Delta Delta Delta at Baker University. Miss Laureda Thompson, '21, who is attending the Kansas State College, was recently elected to the Freshman Commission, chosen by faculty recom- mendation, vvhich is based on high scholastic standing and indication of ability in leadership. Laureda also made the Freshman hockey team. Melville Thompson, '20, is taking the general science course at Kansas State College. He pledged the Phi Delta Tau fraternity. Miss Rosa Darlington, '19, is at home this year. Miss Dorothy Wall, 'l9, is at the University of Kansas this Year. Alex Kurfiss, 'l8, is doing art work at the Kansas City Journal. Clayton Gordon, '16, a graduate of Missouri University, is working at Gordon and Koppel's. january 16 he was married to Miss Elizabeth Hill. 1 the yez ver quz I Ka He I Ro , I Re thi l THC Sh of I sitj I Ka Sig I are Thi edi knc nar He Lo Ale Mi Irv W: Iol Irv An Ma He M2 Wa Ail M2 , 1 . Ha Au Ru Do .uf lla 'Aw A-N-vw'-vm 'haw wan- nL..,.i-w:'H:e.a:o-:xg-u Ae-.sw an :sr uc..-y1..,i , M , A ML OI' 95151913 37 Miss Mary Chorn, '17, is teaching at the Part Time School downtown. Last year she was graduated from the Uni- versity of Missouri, then did chautau- qua work in Canada. Irving Brown, '16, is working at the Kansas City Refining Sales Company. He is a graduate of Drake- University. Warren Root, '17, is working at the Root Grain Company. ,Ross Campbell, '18, and William Reed, '21, are at Missouri University h 7 " 5 .15 '- S 5 Q 2.1.-if ' as " 'K E '- .1111 ' T I 'I I 1 I l 1 I I the he kes ery 1. Iis- , is She and elta o is age, nan am- iigh 1 Of also the tate Tau ome the vorlz e of g at 6he il. this year. Miss Daisy Sweeney, '20, is a sopho- more at junior- College this winter. She is a member of the V Club, and of the Dramatic Art Club. David Smart, '18, is at the Univer- sity of Missouri this year. Don Hewitt, '21, is a. freshman at Kansas University. He has pledged Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Many girls and boys from Northeast are working in Kansas City this year. The following list is as complete as the editor was able to secure. If you know' any one else, please hand his name to the Alumnae Department. Helen Kurfiss, '21 Louise Spalding, '19 Alex Kurfiss, '18 Mildred Wendel. '21 Irving Brown, '16 Warren Root, '17 Iohn Wallace, '17 Irwin Landrum, '19 Annie Story Wood, '20 Mable Goetche, '19 Helen Smith, '19 Martha Pearl Crenshaw, '19 Wayne Fein, '19 Aileen McGoon, '20 Maurice Cramer, '20 Happy Polite, '20 Austin Craig, '20 Ruby Darrough. '21 Dorothv Clark. '18 Ellriiati Bidgeford, '19 Hai ""' CH'1J'1it'1r '19 .x.--Lj r.-l- C , , Eugene Lovelace, '23 Arthur Lutz, '21 I Ianice Rodgers, '20 Dorothy Hawthorne, '21 Lois Adams, '21 Robert Riley, '21 Dorothy Ensminger, '18 Sarah Fox, '18 Walter Schmitz, '18 -Ierry Lamm, '20 Ruth Laurer, '20 Adelyne Rose, '19 Eulalie Strickel, '21 In addition to those in the last edi- tion of the Nor'easter the followingare enrolled at Junior College: Dora Hall, '20, Frank Hamilton, '21, Anna Coop- er, '21, Lloyd Van Dyke, '20, Christine Wayland, '20, Marie Altergott, "20, Blanch Setzler, '21, Marie West, '21, Frances England, '21, Irene Alquist, '21, Dan Goodson, '20, Ward Foster, '21 , Charles Gibson, '20, Kathrine Har- rison, '21, Mae Houston, '21, Bernard Burris, '21, Craig Barnett, 20, Charles Day, '20, Mildred Smith, '21, Mary Ioan Parks, '21, Edward Smith, '21, Cleone Orr, '21, Ruth Hobbs, '21, Dolly Mae Henry, '21, Allan Gilmore, '21, Roy Donahue, '21, Glen Potter, '20, Hugh Peterson, '2l. Miss Cordelia Bruns, '20, is continu- ing her study of music at Missouri University. She has joined the Wom- en's Glee Club. Miss Margaret Eifield, '19, is a sophomore at Oberlin University this winter. Iames Eifield, '17, is a minister now. He is preaching at Chamberlain, S. D. Last year he received his degree from Oberlin University. Maxwell Taylor, '17, has returned to West Point. Last year he received the highest grades in his class. George Combs, '17, was Quietly mar- ried last summer to a Texas girl. Last vear he was graduated from Missouri University. He belonged to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. I . T -. :V Q .s J V sc , f X y fi- a dj ' 9 ' 1 ' K r ibm- Q4 ' L HARRY SNELL, Editor. "The Kansas City Collegian," Junior College, Kansas City, Mo.-School spirit and pep. That is an excellent condition, and it is certainly exempli- fied throughout your paper. I "The Buzzer," Argentine H. S., Kan- sas City, Kans.-Another good paper. It has a wideawake appearance throughout. The news items are espe- cially good. "The Colt," Northwestern H. S., De- troit, Mich.-We are pleased to have your paper upon our exchange list. Your cartoons and headings add much to the attractiveness of the paper. 'Student Life," Vlfashington Univer- sity, St. Louis, Mo.-Yours is one of the best weekly publications that we receive. Your advertising department is still getting excellent results. Per- haps it could give us a few helpful pointers. 6 "The O. H. S. Tiger," Ogden H. S., Ogden, Utah.-Activity, school spirit and pep. That is your paper through- out. The grade of paper and printing add much to the attractiveness of your putlication. A few more jokes would do no harm. "Central Luminary," Central H. S.. Kansas City, Mo.-Your articles are all well written and well organized. You have some especially good jokes. "The lVlanualite," Manual Training H. S., Kansas City, Mo.-The general make-up of your paper is good. lt has the appearance of a professional daily paper. "The Westport Crier," Westport H, S., Kansas City, Mo.-Your paper would be more interesting if you in- cluded a few more jokes. Several of your cartoons were very unique. "The William Jewell Student," Wil- liam Jewell College, L-iberty, Mo.-e- Your paper is interesting and neatly arranged. There is room for a little more life, however. We .acknowledge also with the great- est pleasure: "The Gloucester Beacon," Glouces- ter H. S., Gloucester, Mass. "Yale Alumni Weekly," Yale Uni- versity, New Haven, Conn. "Pontiac Chief," Pontiac Township H. S., Pontiac, lll. "Pantagraph,7' Kansas City, Kans., H. S., Kansas City, Kans. "The Baker Orange," Baker Univer- sity, Baldwin City, Kans. "Sooner Spirit," Oklahoma City H. S., Oklahoma City. "The Patriot," Leavenworth H. S., Leavenworth, Kans. "Junior," Junior H. S., Fort Wortli, Texas. "The Crimson," Dupont M. T. H. S., Louisville, Ky. "Hillsdale Collegian," Hillsdale Col- lege, Hillsdale, Mich. "The Chip," Maplewood H. S. Maplewood, Mo. "The Excelsiio-rite," Excelsior Spgs H. S., Excelsior Springs, Mo. 7 "Commerce,' High School of Com- merce, Springfield, Mass. "Central Outlook," Central H. S. St. Joseph, Mo. tl fi pi yn la Zi it llc w M ai fi -44 at W le U a ,lo pi ey te K I t m da A 1 S XV CV ca in in in D: or lit so -r P, zii an V - 't' ' "2.'-i"'ff--.-ze wa - 1 . .. . . il JCI' in- of Til- .tly :tle 'at- lCS- Ini- ship ns., fer- H. S., wrth, . S., Col- S. Spgs. :om . BL OID' QHSTQI' 39 As Others See Us. "The Missouri Centennial Issue of the Nor'easter shows what a wonder- ful High School Magazine they can publish in Missouri after one hundred years. The cover design was particu- larly excellent."-"The Crimson." "We are pleased with your maga- zine. Its contents is of the best qual- ity, and the art work is excellent."- ffo. H. s. rigeff' "The W. IVI. A. Trumpeterf' Went- worth Military Academy, Lexington, Mo.-Your paper is complete, compact and interesting. We like it. "The Aco-rn," Oak Cliff H. S., Dallas, Tex.-You may be proud of your paper. It certainly is a winner. It is arranged well and the reading matter is excel- -ent. "Washburn Review," Washburn University, Topeka, Kans.-You have a 'very interesting paper. A few more jokes and humorous poems would im- prove it. What has happened to your exchange department? Your other ma- terial is well arranged. "The University Daily Kansanf' Kansas University, Lawrence, Kaus.- It is plain that Northeast is on the map. We are receiving papers from a daily publication. "Manual Arts Weekly," Manual Arts H. S,, Los Angeles, Cal.-Yours is one of the best publications that we receive. It is very complete in every'respect "The Observer," Decatur H. S., De- catur, Ill.-We find your paper very interesting. A great number of short, interesting articles, well worth read- ing. "Dalhi Journal," Bryan Street H. S., Dallas, Texas.-Your magazine is well organized from beginning to end. The literary quality is good and you have some very original jokes. "The Norwinf' Norwin H. S., Irwin. Pa.-VVe are pleased with your maga- zine. It contains a great deal of news and a good literary department. Your advertising department is also doing some good work. "The 0 Student Crier," Fairbury Township H. S., Iiairbury, Ill. 'flflocfm-firarzg,"i Rox Elder H. S., Brigham City, Utah. EXCHANGE HUMOR. Judge-"Who brought you here?" Drunk-"Two policemen." Judge-"Drunk, I. suppose ?" Drunk-"Yes, sir, both of tlIC111.,,"- "The Observer." Politician-"Well, mother, I was elected." Mother-"Honestly?" Politician-"Well, what difference does it make?"-"The Observer." "Don't you find it hard to meet ex- penses?" Mr. Newlywed-"Hard? Man alive, I meet expenses at every turn."--"The Observer." Teacher-"Would you be awed by the presence of a king?" johnny-"Not if I had an ace."-K. C. Collegian. . Teacher-"How dare you swear be- fore me?" Freshman-"How did I know you wanted to swear?"-K. C. Collegian. Junior tending argumentj-"And it it isn't I'll eat my shirt." Soph-"Aw, don't chew the rag."--- Central Luminary. She-"Isn't it rather difficult to eat soup with a mustash?" He-"VVell, it is quite a strain."-- K. C. Collegian. Watch-'4Did you ever see a brick walk?" Fob-"No, but I saw a cow-hide in a shoe store."-"O, H. S. 'l igerf' ff--f' - - 4 -A " 1 1 -1 '-S i-3i1ff-ff'k"-'1!2-ffEi:E3 -if-:3EfE1?.?:f--:z 40 OID' QCRSTQI? Before. There are meters of accent, And meters of tone, But the best kind of meter Is to meet 'er alone. After. There are letters of accent And letters of tone, But the best kind of letter Is to let 'er alone. -"Pontiac Chief." "Jack, do you still love- me? You haven't asked me to marry you for two weeks." "Why, Marian, I couldn'tiask any- body to marry me for two weeks."--- K. C. Collegian. V "Why are you sure there is no such thing as a fourth dimension?" "Because," answered the discouraged fat man5 "if there was, I'd have it."- K. C. Collegian. Electricity in Frank1in's time -was a wonder. Now we make light of it.- "O. H, S. Tiger." Poor little piggie, don't you cry, You'll be a football by and by. -HO. H. S. Tiger." Teacher fgrabbing a freshiej- "Young man, I believe that Satan has hold of youf' , Freshie-"So do T, sir.',--"The Colt." Stump Orator-"I ,want reformg I want government reformg I want labor reformg I want-" A Voice - "Chloroform." - "The Colt." Teacher-"Were you sick abed yes- terday?" Pupil-"Nope I was sick a school." -"The Colt." "Do you serve lobsters here ?." K I I 'Yes, sirg sit down. We serve any- Teacher-"Where is the home of the swallow?" . Pupil+"Tn the S'CL1I1'11Tl1Ck.H- "The Colt." Jack-"I haven't slept for days." jim-"What's the matter, insom- nia?", jack-"Nope, lf sleep at nights."- "The Colt." Geometry Teacher - "What's that noise?" Bright Une-"I dropped a perpen- dicular."-"Central Luminaryf' Dumb-"I have a cold or something in my head." Bell-"It must be a cold."-"The Observer." School Custodian-"Young man, do you know who I am ?" Freshman-"Sure, don't you ?" --- "Dalhi journal." Perhaps some jokes are old And should be on the shelfg But if you know some better ones Send in a few yourself. "Dalhi journal. 7 99 DE LUXE POETRY. The young man led for a heart, I The maid for a diamond played. The old man came down with a club, And the sexton used a spade. "Dalhi T journal. Jr A RARE ONE. I once knew A Girl Who was so modest That she wouldn't Even do lmproper fractions. "Tar Baby." Save your pennies and buy body."-"Dalhi journal." C all Annual. C . ,.. T..- l I titl pec ont ter Int bril car rec O we mei offi elec Pre Vicl Secs Par Crii Ret Mis O wit inte Edt in l KKTI1 give finc ing T is l at mei' It the sem opei in t P V M-"f-156 . A 'K 1fl9', - .1'Q'.4'?57k!!2'3!?i1"s'-ve-'-1,,q"r,f:smfzn,ae:uvi:.-., .5.-.. f,-ytfq,-vu,-ef-171:-w . the The a D111 - !! :hat Jen- iing The , do 9 !! ,Q 9 muy E 1' p-NORTHLAST 1, E, i - T ' T X33 ' "" H "" 'U' r .. lllyn. STANLEY RUHLMAN, Editor. 1. N. s. AH, HA, THE oRAToREss If your curiosity is aroused at the WELL, WELL! title of this article. notice the happy people in 313, fourth hour, on the sec- ond Monday of each month. The let- ters vvhich head this article stand for Inter Nos. Societies-,. and if you are a brilliant Latin student, no doubt you can easily translate the words and recognize theiriappropriateness. On the second Monday of each month we hold our meetings. At our last meeting, which was held January 12, officers for the second semester were elected. The new officers are: President .............................. Isabel McCoy Vice-President ....... .......... E dith Dimmit Secretary ................. ......... R obert Hadley Parliamentarian .......... Margaret Iarboc Critic ...... . .... ..... . i................ 5 yani-ce jones Reporter ................ . ....... Dorothy jackson Miss Adams, as teacher, is our adviser. Our programs have dealt largely with early Roman history. Several interesting .talks on "Early Roman Education," "Roman Slaves," "Burial in Rome 'at the Time of Caesar" and "The Death of Caesar" have been given by members of the class. We find these discussions very interest- ino' and beneficial. 5 The purpose of this organized class is to increase the appreciation for latin and Latin classics among the members of the class. lt is our further resolution to better the condition of order during our as- semblies. We hope to have the co- operation of every Northeast student in this movement. Pax vobiscuml Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the room where finals give little fear. - Room 406, fifth hour, you see Oratores Club. First year, are We. Mary Agnes Patterson, of whom you've heard, ls our president, -.nd take my word, As a sincere leader she's a trump And we're advancing by strides and jumps. liVe study literature of the very best kind, And in the near future you will find Qratores Club at the top of the map, Responsible for lots of Northeast pep. We have to work-it's interesting, though, We enjoy it? Why, T should say so! This is our first year, but we're in to do And our honor pupils' will not be fevv. TVA MURPHY, Reporter. The Northeast Mathematics Club held its election of officers in room 203 on january l2th, 1922. Though the Mathematics Club has done nothing so far this year along social activities, it is planning for a dance this spring. lt may also be added that the club is applying itself more to the science of mathematics this year than ever before. ' ' ' ' "7 V : iq ' 35' 1i:5aii: iGie-f+74i3"2iI, 54-71 42 or' easter "DOIN'S." Some people are still fighting out the problems which have been settled for centuries. Mr. Finckney is called upon to settle bets every now an-'l then in Physics that come up in a busi- ness man's life. Only last week a man won S1320 because he said that if a can- non ball and a beebe were dropped from the top of the Federal Reserve Bank Building that they would both strike the pavement at the same time. His statement was doubted by another business man, and when Mr. Pinckney confirmed the formerys statement, some man had to make up an excuse to stay out of the weekly game of- Gn January 3 the boys' affirmative debate squad was chosen. The work is progressing nicely. The members of the squad are: Bill Borders, Chas. Rovensky, Frank Miller, Harold Tay- lor, Le Roy Smith and Erich Sobota. Mr. Miller, coach. On the next after- noon the negative squad was chosen, and is progressing about as fast as the affirmative. The squad: Rudolph Hapke, Dwinnell Elliot, Edgar Eich- man, Ray Sterling, Carol Ward, Stan- ley Ruhlman. Mr., Nettles, coach. On january 9 the Northeast Boys' High School Club held its first meet- ing of the new year. A fine meal was served by the ladies ofthe Beth- any Baptist Church, after which Mr. Sterling Williams gave us a fine talk. A change is to be made in the pro- gram of the Boys' High School Club. Everyone who is interested in the work of the club realizes that the club is not making it-self felt as it should. In view of this fact, practical discussion groups are to be held after the meet- ings of the club proper. Also, the speakers are going to go into the Christian life deeper than they have been doing. W On Wednesday afternoon, January 11, Mr. Pinckney brake both of his arms. One break was not as bad as he first thought, as he can use one of his arms-the left--a little, but not much. He will be out of school for some time, but everyone will be glad to see him back, at least for a little of each day. Through the whole affair Mr. Pinckney smiled and nat once did any one hear him complain. At the Boys, High School Club meeting held january l6 at Budd Park Christian Church the following officers were elected to pilot the club through the second semester: President ............................ Wallace Wood Vice-President ............ Stanley Ruhlman Secretary ,,.....,............,.. ...... Warren Cook Treasurer ............................ ROla11d Sharp Wlallace Woods has a vision of what the club can mean to Northeast and asks that every fellow who is inter- ested in the High School Club get in the organization and work. Didn't everybody like James Pick- ering's wonderful "Bells" he had on the night of the Lawrence game? The crowd seemed to enjoy the joke per- fectly. -We mean the "bells,,' not james. , On January 5 and 6, Mr. Nowlin had such a bad cold that he had to give written recitations, and they were written by ia few who had their les- sons. But that wasn't the worst. On the night of January 6, Northeast played Lawrence and everyone missed Mr. Nowlin's hearty vocal support. Everyone was sorry that he could not express his barbaric appreciations of the game, but we all heard him on Monday morning in classroom. The Northeast Camp Fire groups had a ceremonial meeting at Northeast High School the night of January 23, 1922. lt was a quite interesting meet- ing for all, especially for those to whom Camp Fire was formerly un- known. Here is another thing for us to be proud about. Northeast has the onlv class of Greek H in the Kansas City public schools. The class meets sec- on an cet thi Gr llfl' ser Gr mi W' few mi sai sei re: Nc I soi ha to mga ing soi ter nn -Q N. x S . - ,. F-TIQ,-!1g!l:v!'g-H,-1'-rxr.1 3Mg 5ggg9 M5545 .- am. - :sf ., sane-A-:-:sz :-aa,::i.- - ,..fQ,3.-xv- qi not i fpi glad le of .ffair e did Club Park ficers ougli Nood .lman Cook Sharp what 3 and inter- get in Pick- Ld on The 1 per- ' not 'owlin ad to ' were r les- :. On theast nissed pport ld not Jns of im on ps had 'theast Lry 23, naeet- use to ly un- ' to be ie only is City ts sec- or' castor ond hour in room 408, with sixteen answering present. The work is pro- ceeding nicely and Mr. Chapin expects the class to be reading connected Crreek in Xenophorfs '6Anabasis" soon. Mr. Chapin has promised that he will see all who wish through two years of Greek. Cn December 9 the faculty gave a mixer for the juniors and seniors. Mr. VVolfe was present and showed us a few new steps. He also had us really mix around and not dance with the same partner all the time. Many seniors claimed that this is the first real mixer that 'has been given in Northeast for two years. The Vesta Club may be young but some of the older clubs are going to have to work hard .unless they want to be left behind. The Vesta Club is making each business and social meet- ing count. At the business meetings some efficient person delivers an in- teresting talk. Miss Kelly, a graduate 43 lightful lecture. The John Taylor Dry Goods Company sent out a very attrac- tive exhibit to illustrate another talk. Really, not even the most elevated "highbrow" can doubt the real interest and practical value of this department, for it has a direct bearing on the life of any girl. "We may live without doctors, law- yers anc books, But civilized man cannot live without A cooks." . Mr. Nowlin has a book which every high school student should read. lt is on school etiquette. It seems that the steps from the front corridor to the entrance are a little slick for some people. Several have fallen down at the most inappro- priate moments. Miss Lockwood says that boys who sit in boxes at the basketball games are cakes. At least, only cakes sit in them. Then, some are cakes we never nurse from Mercy Hospital, gave a de- suspected. OUR. carte LEADERS ff yi vel 5-Aff' lf V , , Q.3Xfl57li will f sir! V-Vi fi ,M Q xx L9 fy!! fyyfif ll if as ll C XSL-Qi'-Ililf SX 1' M45 r.'.-u if f 5 -f i I .,..... A.-1 l - as gi-2 - 'ister-555-22-2 1211355353'-1--f-T-5E-1' .A - H 44 or' easter GH January tllit ITICITIDCTS of the boys' debate squads went from room to room announcing the mid-year play and giving a few points about it in three-minute speeches. We hope they will convince the judges in the debates as well as they did us. ,Ll..-- Mr. Chapin has ruled in the first hour Virgil class that those who are tardy must read the entire lesson. "Does it work?', you ask. just inquire of Mr. Chapin, we ask. On Friday, january 13, a Pep Assem- bly was held. Everybody enjoyed it and used their lungs, almost to the satisfaction of even the cheer leaders. The University of Kansas is going to offer a course in I COPY EDITING AND NEWS SUP- ERVISIDN next summer if there are enough en- rolled for the course. The course would include the study of methods used in preparing copy for publication, practice in editing, ques- tions of style, writing headlines, make up, direction of the student newspaper, organization and conduct of a course in journalistic writing. The emphasis would be placed on such of these, or other subjects as might best meet the needs of the class. The course would carry three hours College or Graduate credit. . ' Mrs. Lockwood collects books dis- carded by the students about the time of the mid-year exams and then, after the pupils have flunked, they hunt up their books and Mrs. Lockwood hands them to their owners. We all thank Mrs. Lockwood for her watchfulness and thoughtfulness. There are a few new secret clubs around these parts that need names to fit to their initials, such as the W. W., which might be translated Honorable Wild Women, or the S. W. K., which might equal Squirm When Kissed. Perhaps L. M. G. is supposed to mean Love Men, Girls. 4 ,- msotarr ll, The Sequoia Camp Fire group gave a luncheon at the Muehlebach and a box party at the Grpheum on December 28, 1921. ' il. T-he Delphian Literary Society gave the entire school a mixer january 19, 1922. From the number of couples on the floor and the fewness of those "sitting out," one can judge its success. Gn the evening of December 31, the Misses Adele Setzler and Ruth Hogan gave a watch party for about thirty of their friends. Everyone enjoyed a royal good time, especially about the first few moments of the new year, when delicious refreshments were served. I , ... . The Alphas from Northeast, tl1e Pundits from Westport and the Aris- tonians from Central entertained with the annual Alpha-Pundit-Aristonian tea at 4:30, on Friday, january. 27, in the Colonial Room of the Hotel Mueh- lebach. Miss Florence Barron, the president of the Alphas, was toast- mistress. .-.l...i The Alpha Literary Society enter- tained with a rush tea on Saturday, November 19, at the home of Miss Maxine Daniels. .The Delphian Literary Society will give their Spring Dance at the Athe- neanum March 18, 1922. Dorothy jackson gave a party the afternoon of December 30, 1921. T "ext All 4 T Nor pro1 wor esce For wor Faii any wht Gra mus to 1 dep: this hab acci D wee whc thoi that goo 'eau fore H Dan it? all . be 1 be Cl decc the ciat mee ratir The mit' fron an d socil L. deal cept grai Y fi ' f "H"ifff12sf?1f fSwQQEQSQEQSQMQMQQQQEEQFMQQsmsweaeftto--asain,,,WMs .. ,-... . .V Je a box ' 28, gave 19, ples iose ICS5. the ,gan y of d a the fear, vere the Kris- with inian 7, in ueh- the oast- nter- rday, Miss will Xthe- f the Q OP, QELSTQP 45 The faculty entertained with "exams" ,lanuary l3, 16, 17 and 18. All "guests" reported a good time. The department of bookkeeping in Northeast High School is one to be proud of. lt seems that the honors won by this department have been escaping the notice of the students. For the last two years Northeast has won first place at the Missouri State Fair-an honor not to be laughed at by any means. Last year Estelle Hiatt, who was graduated, and Antenetta Gracatone won the blue ribbon. lft must be remembered that the ability to keep books is a by-product in this department, while the real purpose of this subject is the teaching of business habits, such as punctuality, neatness. accuracy and courtesy. .i,...... During the mid-year examination week everyone had to study. Any one who visited Northeast would have thought that Xmas came late around that school, since everyone has been so good. Well, we'll admit we had to be, 'cause we never were so studious be- fore, or will be after. .T-ii. How did you like the Inter-Club Dance or the reports you heard about it? From now on it is probable that all social functions of the school will be held in the Gym, which will always be decorated as peppy as possible. This decorating has been made possible by the Northeast Parent Teachers Asso- ciation, which appropriated S100 at its meeting on january 17 for the deco- ration of the Gym for social functions. The money is to be spent by a corn- mittee composed of a few mothers from the Parent Teachers Association and members from each club and society. Lee Biggs has had a short story dealing with principles of physics ac- cepted by a science magazine. Con- gratulations, Lee. We WHAT THEW if WIND new IN- gill Speaking of crowds, from the fol- lowing local in one of our exchanges, their games must be something like ours. "Stop pushing me that way. I've got a permanent wave in my back already." Heard from a disgruntled literary editor+"A lot of this so-called liter- ary material would make fine locals if the writer only knew it." So don't be surprised if your poem appeared in the Arts and Science Department. Some of the editors might have switched material in their despair. By the way, did you know that a copy of the Centennial issue- of the Nor'easter was filed in the library of the Missouri State Historical Society at Columbia, and recorded as the only periodical of any sort, high school or otherwise, that commemorated Mis- souri's anniversary in such a manner. So says Mr. Shoemaker, the custodian of the Missouri State Historical So- ciety at Missfwuri State University, in reply to Professor Phillips, who sent the Nor'easter to that society. DO YOU KNOW- That over 1,200 season tickets were sold for the basketball games, or over 300 more than last year? That there are over 2,200 students enrolled in Northeast High School for the second term of this year, or over 340 more than for the same term last year? J That there are over 18,000 books in our Branch Library? About 8,134 were drawn out during the month af December. Almost 9,000 were drawn out in january? - ---w -'-'f-mfgfm - .v .- Eali- SOCIETIES c Debater. A President ,,---,,..,,,A,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,. ,,.... F rancis Teel Vice-President ..... ..... Erich Sobota Secretary ,.--.,-,----4, ....... S l'1i1'l6y T1-eagurgr ,,,,,.,,,,,, , ,,,, , . ...... Brazil BFOYVI1 Sergeant-at-Arms ..,.,.. ........ I ack Benson Critic ,,,.,,.,,,,...,,,,,.,,,,,,.,,,,,.,. .,.... R obert Brown ' Alpha. President ,,,,,,,,, ,, ,,.,...,........,,...... Florence Barron Vice-President. ...... ...... S elrna HigClO11 Secretary ,,.,,, , ,,,,.,... ............ M artha Smart Treasurer, ,,,,. . ,,,,..,.,,.. ....... l Cathryn Stephell Sergeant-at-Arms ................ .Leontine Frisbie Critic ,,.,,,,,4,,,,.,,,, . .... ....... B largurite Wheatliey' Reporter ....,.. .,,.. . ........ V irginia Scovern Initiatorp... ,..,,,rr,.... Mary Agnes Patterson Shakcspeares. President ...... . ............................ Dorothy Vinick Vice-President. .,..,. ...... M argaret Koerper Secretary. .........,,.. ...... L ouise Peironnet Treasurer ................. ...... Helen Gruver Sergeant-at-Arms ...... .......... C arl Rechnor Critic. ................,,.. . .............. Doris Wilsoil Parliamentarian. .o.. ......... . .,.. F rances Ferguson Clionian. President ..... .. ........... Betty Sue Cameron Secretary.. ,..... ......... M artha Kappleman TI'CaSur6r ......,.......... ..............,. M argaret Carr Sergeant-at-Arms. ........ Mary Martha Moore Reporter ...... ......... ....,....,......,,,, G ladys Katz Parliamentarian .,,.... ,,,,,, N Iary Frederiek Delphians. President .... . ....... U ..., . .... . ........ Martin Dickinson Vice-Pre'sident.A .... ..,... B label MCSDHClClCI1 Seeretary ,,,,,,,,, ........... L OuiS63 Carey Treasurer. ............,.. ....... G eorge Ennis Sergeant-at-Arms ...... ,.... R obert Hadley Critic ,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,, - ,,.,, ,,....... B 1 iella Wilsoii Reporter ..,,,,,, ....... X firginia Hoover Initiator ...,.. ..... . . ,.....,...,... Evelyn Epley Bentons President ...,..........,...............c........... Harry H0lrH6S Vice-President ...... ...... F rank B, Miller Secretary .......,......... ........ R rlartin Boyer Treasurer ,.,,,,.,,,,..,,,,., ...... F rancis Walker Sergeant--at-Arms .... , ................, Lee Benton Reporter ........... C ..,... ....,.., F rederick Holmes Critic ......... .......,.....,. Harold Cohn Adviser ........ .................. ...,...... M r . Snell Deltas. President ........ .... . ...,...,........ ...Mary Fifield Vice-President ...... ......Mary Helen Inskeep Secretary ............ .....,i 1 Xntenneta Giaealone Treasurer ................. ................ E dith Dimmitt Sergeant-at-Arms .......... Margerite Crumpley CritiC .................. . ..... ...... E lizabeth Ferguson Reporter .................................. Berniece Roberts Thetas. PFCSiClC11t --------.....-.................... Irene Mallinson Vice-President ..... .. ..., Margaret jarboe Secretary ...... ,,.,.,.., ' CLUBS A Vesta Club. P'Q6SiC1611'C-3 --f.--.....-......... ..... ............ D O ris Wilsoii V166-P1'CS1ClC1lt ...... ...... M ary Elsie Izzgtrd Secretary ............... ........... S adie Dierker Treasurer ....c. . .... ,........Helen Gruver SCl'gCH.1lt-at-fxrl'1'1S ,,,.,, -,,,,-,,,,,- E Vglyn Wggkg CFIUC ---------.-----.----....-.... .............. E dwina Heusner Reporter -.---------.---. ..... . Betty Sue Cameron Triangle Club. PI'CSlClC1lt. ,.,....,,,,,,,,,,,,,,-,,,.,,,.-,,,,,-, hlalqqeg Tait Vice-President ....... ,,,,,, E arl Dgughertyi SCCFNHFY ---------...- ....... C harles Hardy TFCHSUYC1' ---------- ........ R Oger Chrisnian .....,..Frances Gilmore T1'e5lSU1'f31' ----..---...-- ......... Isabel McCoy Sergeant-at-Arms ...... ...... F lorenee Staten RCDOYWY ------------ - --..- ...... E thel VVatson Les Pensurs. President. ............ ,,..........,..... Mary Klaveter Vice-President ...... ................ D oris Wilsoii Secretary .......,...... Treasurer. .... . .,.. ., Sergeant-at-Arms Edna Vlfunderlich ...... Frances Pallister Initiator. .....,...,..... Critic ...... . .... .. ........Estelle james .Frances Ferguson ......Dorothy Vinick Reporter ..... ............,....,....,..,.. G ladys Katz Olympic. President ..... c, .. .......... Francelia VVillianis Secretary ...,.,.. ,i.......,,., I sinnca Holmes Treasurer ....... ...,. B lary Frederick Reporter ...... .....,,.... l imma Day Pr Vi Se Tr Sei Pri Vi' Se Tri Se' Crg Re Fr the ing At fo: Tk of an So Wl ing att ha Ev In Pa' en' sei lit1 tin ple Pr Sei fir Mi frc He pla res shc thc Big sor bei' ' 1 L' A N' on ' lfifff L isaagffi iii., .-assume--s... , . , :Z-jg. df' ,L .l Sf. ' Y i L: -w, son den trey anis iley lson Jver Dley mes iller Dyer lker Jton lmes Iohn Snell field keep ,lone lmitt .pley uson Jerts nson .rboe more cCoy :aten xtson veter ilson :rlich lister ames guson 'inick Katz liams Jlmes .erick Day OID' QQSTQP 47 Glee Club. Pff3SiClC11f-I--. .... . .....,.......... . ........ Harry Holmes Vice-President ........,,. ,,,,.,,,,,,,,, R alph Christie SCC1'C'f3YY -----'-------- ........ H arry Stockwell Treasurer ............. ....... R oberr Crozier S6I'gC9.11t-al-.A1'l11S. ,..,.,,,,,,,,,,,,, lbfanguf Haynes Mathematics Club. P1'CSid911f- ---....... - ........................ Robert Brown Vice-President. ........,.,,,,,,.,,,,,,.,,,, Erich Sobgta Secretary ...........,.... ........ M abel McSpadden Treasurer ---------,----,--.--.................. Donald Green Sergeant-at-Arms ,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,.,,, Rudolph Hapke C1'ifiC ..---- - ----.---..-........ ........ C harles Anderson RCDONICY ,.---- - -...----.. ............ M ary Gordon N. T. C. C. PfCSidC11'f-5 ----.-.........-............ Margaret Koerper VICE-PTCS1LlCl1t ..,..,...,.,,,,..,,,,,,., m,L0ui5Q CarQy SCCTHHYY ---........... .. ......... Mary Frances Carr TF63SL1fG1'- .... . ...................... Frances Ferguson SCTg6311t-at-AI'1US ..,...,,,,., up ,,,,,,,, Evelyn Nipgn Spanish Club Presidellte ........................................... .Bill Oberlin Vice-Presidente ,.,,.,,,, ,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,.,,, O live Bell Secretarlo ......A ........... ............. L e ona Goldblatr FCSCYCYO ........................................... -Roland Slater RGDOVCCI' ................................ Martha Kappleman Sargente-de-Armas .............. Clarence Barnacle TRIANGLE SNAP SHOTS. Freshman Triangle- China has been the topic of two of the Freshman meetings. At one meet- ing a Chinese wedding was dramatized. At another the girls made scrapbooks for children in Chinese hospitals. They are looking forward to a series of meetings on Food, Feet, Fidgets and Fun. A Sophomore Triangle- The Sophomores have adopted a girl who is ill as their charge, and are find- ing suitable clothing so that she may attend school when she is well. They have also been regular visitors to the Evans Home. Junior Triangle- Junior Group. They are planning a party for Monday, January 30, for the entire Junior membership. Their service work was the outfitting of a little invalid, Sally Lynn, at Christmas time. Their box has the most com- plete outfit of any box sent to the Provident Association. Senior Triangle- The meeting of Homemaking, the first of January, was a big success. Miss Baskin presented the subject from the professional side and Mrs. Henry S. Owen presented the practical plans of homemaking. The Seniors responded with enthusiastic interest, showing the direction of their thoughts. ' Big Triangle- To celebrate the endof exams a big song fest was held by the entire mem- bership of the club, January lo. Hip, hip, hurray! Every girl who is taking first year sewing has finished her apron, to her great joy, and is now well started on her gingham dress. Teacher--"Numa, how many times have l told you not to do that?" Numa-"T don't know: I never counted." Mr. Ellis: '4VVhat's the trouble?', Dignified Senior Qvery angryjz "Q, l got five P's." Mr. Ellis: "Well, you can almost start a truck garden then." Miss Walker Cin shorthandj : "Mabel clidn't break her Qij in the right placef, CVVhy Miss Walker. what do you eXpect?J. Pick-"You know the donkey the Debaters had at the Lit Contest? Well, I was at the front end! Dorothy L.-"Why, James H. Pick- ering!" Pick-"Don't call me that. Gene says the whole thing when she is peeved at me." Gene-"Yes, I put the 'H' in!" Mr. Nettles-Those who have cold feet, take heart and use your head! Ralph: "Have I been studying dur- ing the holidays?" Elizabeth: "Not during the eve- nings at leastf, ,.. Q ...W J'--' PM 'f- I ""f'i"'ff":If"'fA-a -- T f vs21 fw2Hwfisa112ga fi MAXINE DANIELS, Editor. BRAZIL BROVVN, Associate Editor. SHAKESPEARE AS HE IS SPOKEN AT NORTHEAST. jim McDonald: "'He who steals my purse steals trash."-We know it jim! Several of the Faculty: "Stand not upon the order of your going, but go at once."-For an admit. Debaters ton seeing Braziil's new sideburnsj: "We have scotched the snake, not killed it." Any of us ton being called upon the morning after a gamej: "For my voice, I have .lost it with hollering and singing of anthems." - The Editor: "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown." The male branch fatter a dancej: "Steeped me in poverty to the very lips." I Kathryn to Charles: "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy. It is the green- eyed monster, which doth make the meat it feeds on." "Now good digestion wait on appe- tite, and health on both."-Not in our lunchroom ! Nelle Thomason: "Wl1at man dare, I dare." "I will a round, unvarnished tale deliver of my whole course of love."- Sybil. "My man's as true as steel."-Not many can say that around here. - "He jests at scars, that never felt a wound."-Some of those wholve never fallen-yet. "For her own person, it beggared all description."-Some of our Fresh- men Flappers. "If you have tears, prepare to shed them" when the cards come out. "To be or not to be."-Our Champ- ionship Team. . "Though last, not least, in love."- Charles Anderson. "A pony! A pony! My Kingdom for a pony."-Ford Schusler in Cicero. "Let not the heavens hear these tell- tale womenf'-3d hour in library. "When he speaks. the air, a chart- ered libertine, is still."-Stan. R. "The cry is still 'they come !' "-Bum jokes. "And thereby hangs a tale."-Mr. Phillips. "How bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes."-The jilted ones. "Truly, I would the Gods had made thee poetical."-The Lit. Editor to the Student Body. Teacher Cto some of us after a reci- tationl: "This is the vcrv coinage of your brain." 'I wie tha me a f ple: con eye if get mat Em ene in 1 L ext tag mil: for: L goii S girl If thei M the pen- P if I give M wri1 H love for- M for Q . -rrwf-H w Jvf'-'r.rQ-aa4?g-1:51-asf-eg-L-nffaHf::'2fff-+---a.,:,.- - Q-. f.-.-nw:-v elt a .ever fared 'esh- shed tmp - H e. - 1 for tell- hart-I Bum -Mr. look nan's made o the reci- ge of JB CF' QHSTQP 49 FOR GIRLS ONLY!! ASI-115 Wm p 'Atpu uoseai aqi .uouii HKQAX .IQ 'sins UIKI fsiioq sql isai Him sup, ing 'potgsiles aiinb sq Jafxau uej Aiisorlno ,slug imp .ies auiog The Bachelors' Club of Northeast wishes to express the deepest regret that they have lost its most esteemed member, Lee Biggs, who has forsaken a single life for the more doubtful pleasures that he may derive from the companionship of a pretty little- blue- eyed blond. , Although We know Pick is a perfect gentleman, he has his spells of cave- man tactics, too? Didn't We notice Emogene's black eye- and her fright- ened expression when he meets her in the halls? Donald Green tin elocution, giving e-xtemporaneous debate on the advan- tages of military trainingj-"and military. training also gives one a good form." Dorothy Vinick-"Uh, gee, then I'm going to take it!" She-"Now, don't you really think girls have cleaner minds than boys?" He-"They ought to, they change them often enough." Miss Guyer-'LVVe are going to study the Constitution. Turn to your ap- pendix, please !" ' P Pick Keating Eskimo - Piej-"Gene. if I put this down your back, will you give me the 'cold shoulder'?" Mr. Phillips-"VVhy did Chaucer write' the 'Legend of Good Women'?" Helen S.-"In defense of ladies' true love. For example, his vvife's true love for-for-himf' Mr. Phillips-"Let us hope it was for him!" Fanny R. Cin Chemistry, "beating around the bush CO1lSlClCTElDl5'j-isV011 er-you get the idea, don't you?" Mr. Davis-"Yes, but not from youf' - Mike DeFeo Qtranslating Spanishj--- "The old people stood a few paces away, seated on a bench." Senior-'fVV'illiam got all E's on his cardsf, Freshman-"Oh, Gee." Senior-"No, not G. I said E." ' Miss Rhetts Qin musical programme, after playing a piece onthe Victrolaj -"Do you think that man is happy?" Alfreda E.-"No, I think he- is mar- ried." Q ax l ,di Fiegporige 'lim anne, Call To Fljrizig . 1 Miss Packard: How do the deci- mals of this log. run. Harry Hill: They run on forever. Mr. Davis: Whe1'e,do We go in case of fire? Sibyl Iiiburz: Out of the school, I hope. Mr. Davis: Thanks. You know more about that than you know about chemistry. Miss Grube fin shorthandj: "VVhat have you thereg deface?,' Ida Coombes: "No, a countenance." Francis Dineen Cspelling word in shorthandj: "Def i." Katherine Northern: "VVho ever heard of a deaf eye?" I.- I Di --...-......... e, ---- I-----'f t V -ff'-f " 4 I - ras f - ---2- J- 50 or? easter Miss Walker Cto pupil who came into shorthand class eatingj-"Don't you have time to eat your lunch in twenty-five minutes? I could eat lunch and dinner both in that time." Senior-"Well, I can't. I'm bigger than you are, and I guess I can hold moref, i Louise-"Do you rememberi when you were first struck on my beauty?" Bob-"Yes, it was at a masked ball." Teacher-"If you should fall from the top of that building and break your neck, would you call that physical force?" Pupil-"I'd call that death I" Mr. Nowlin-Marguerite VV., y-ou look as though there is a question mark on your face. ' Chester C.-No, Mr. Nowlin, you're mistaken, that's powder. 1QHow did Chester knoW?j le-- Lulu- , ff Y xgsk, V f V Y Y ,,,.,4y 4291 , A., mi? L 9 ef Tas Mmm Ji 6 I . - - nr". N I ' ' ' x 1 ' ,fi , 1 Rf. ga gf? an xii as I i Qlftlffg N 2' 2" 4 if MIN C oven--'YEA BOY! 4 gx If Sksepy' 'le Slwf i ue.-ss lm-an? f 2 f iff I ff 'If I l 'df Qsoif "MV Love as k I7 xr: ' lllif-HKS A RED S X , lx " R59 ROSS" f EM f l I if X75 f I . ' , A 4 f ll I 5 , X Q gg ff 8 ff i I CII WiA'rIEcESLL ' I A we vw 3 I ' ll it H:n'rs X "-ng. .aftilxx Q51 X' ai '17 3 my s X X I up 'QQXX vt , X 1, 'iff K Xl fi-I X 21 in ,423 X 1,71 , ff f" hrs? I s ,I . 'P Someone has said Chas. Yennie 15 the belle of the school. We Wonder which bell-the tardy bell or the dumbell. Frank Wagner fwhile motoringj- 4'IVly clutch is awfully Weak." Iva Murphy-Yes, so I've noticed. Miss Burton-"Who was Colum- bus P" Sleeping Beauty--"The gem of the ocean." Olin Munger Qsle-epilyj: "I'll do this work when I'm through sleeping." Louise Carey: "Great guns! Are you never going to do it?" So many subjects are dropped at Northeast that it's a wonder that they're not broken. "Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps" and some with short sk1rts and bobbed hair. C 1 C l .J abr the out gal of che I in e I I knr I as f me I Yo the RO: Ru1 Sac Do Gol Peg Syl I I pos I- eye ,I- S If skit I b r o H w h I I I mu annum:-an--gf-v,.1-'wma'-' 2.P:5:..e'bi. r?ne'1lm-Q -"I.a.0xwHfr"zA'A2s 15 rom four sical you tion mu're did l do ming." Are ad at that rows, short J- OP' QHSTC-21? 51 Sadie D.-"0h, l've got a crush!" Helen S.-"Who is he?" Sadie-"I never said it was a 'he.' ', Helen S.-"That wasn't necessary." Jim Mc. Cin economics class talking about deflation of the currencyj--If the government can take more money out of circulation, why can't Mr. Sti- gall take some of the lunch checks out of circulation and lower prices of lunch checks? Mr. Pinckney: Un what two funda- mental units does work depend? Bonnie Beck: Gram and second. Mr. Pinckney: I'n1 afraid you don't know what work is. Erich Sobota fgiving Adele Setzler a slight pushj: Hurry up. Adele Setzler: Quit trying to rush mel CWhy, Erichj Martin Dickinson fin Math Clubl: You've read about it in the paper, it's the largest star on the earth. Oh See Der fO'CedarJ Mopsi. Rose Ellen Parrott Ruth Holmberg Sadie Dierker Dorothy Latham Goldie McVey Peggy Du Sair Sylvia Bagley New Year Resolutions: Bonnie Beck-To flirt more. Clin- possible, Bonnielj ' Henrietta Wood-To control my eyes. ,Harry Hill-To learn to dance. Sybil K.-To stop flirting. Edna VVilmeth-To wear longer skirts. John Baldwin--"Do you and your brother fight much?" Harry S.-'fYes, every once in a while." ' Y 7 lohn-"VVho licks? ' Harry-"Dad l" Leta Hammond-"Let's see, whom shall I ask to the Treble Clef Dance? Glee-or Glee-or Glee?" Mrs. Platenburg-"There are only three kinds of animals who hiss, ser- pents, beasts. and ill-bred people. Now put yourself in the class to which you belong." Mlle-. Hofacker, Cexplaining the use of reciprocal verbsj-"Now, James, if you should tell Robert that you had T1 thousand dollars, and Monsieur Cor should tell you he had ten dollars, you would be deceiving each other." james-UNO, we wouldn'tg because we both know that the other hasnlt a cent." Miss Van Metre Qspeaking of olden tiinesj-"Why, in those days a young girl could not go out with a young man alone. It would be disgraceful. CTurning to Esther Marshallj 'Oli, Esther, please do not look so sad.' fWhy, Esther!j" There is a man named Fulton And a happy grouch is he. He's a bear at teachinf drawin ' I 9 But never Olives an E D Barryis the kind of chap That you could not call a crank. But listen now and I'll tell you Of a little class prank. But here, first of all, There's a steam pipe overhead, That drops some drops of water So hot they,d raise the dead. Now one of these little drops, As it downward sped, Struck our worthy teacher Squarely on the head. A just then there was an uproar- He said it wasn't fair To strike your good old teacher VVith such a hard T-square. E. . -. - ..-..f- .- -- ,- - - ,-,- --' 'Q A' -A ' ,gg -'-"'fQ,Z ffiiii i ' Zfifiiilgbiffii-1EiF1E2iig:ff312' 'fiiiv 5 1' ' 1 L ' " ' A "' A1 P, Y , Q Y b , fur. Y T-.T-1: Q-A ,, . V-A.-- ..-- -.. Nor? easter .. E B E R 4436 St. John Avenue 'vDry Goods and Furnishingsa. A cordial invitation is extended to visit this store. Reasonable prices on high grade Merchandise. Pictorial Review Patterns. We give and redeem Surety Coupons F.E.R CHIROPRACTOR New Located at Corner of St. John and Belmont Years of Practice Best Service Hours, 9-12 A. M. and 1-5 P. M. After 5:30 P. M. Phone Clifton 3786 for Appointment Phone, Benton 5154 Drs. Henderson 81 Henderson REGISTERED OPTOMETRISTS Glasses Scientifically Fitted Our Occulair Muscle Exercises Relieve Nervous Headaches Office, 6012 St. John Avenue Kansas City, Missouri Dr. Charles P. Becker DENTIST lit. Announces His New Location Belmont Boulevard and St. John Opposite Montgomery Wa1'd Sz Co. Office Hours, 10 A. M. to 6 P. M. Emma Day: I move we discuss the feast. U Charles Jones: l move we eat it. Le Roy Smith: lf this word isn't pronounced as I pronounced it, how do you pronounce it? Miss Fox: Why, I pronounce it cor- rectly. Bob Brown Cto Debatersj: We want to have a good crowd out to hear this speaker. tGoodl Impos4 sible in that crowdj Mr. Philips: What are quotation marks? Janice Jones: Commas in the air Teacher: What is ice? Brilliant Freshie Cthinking of slip- pery daysb: A diseaseg' contracted from snow. Flora Munger: I can hardly be- lieve my ears. Did Eli Wheat speak to me then? Janice Jones Qabsently, as usualj: Yeah! He'll speak to almost any girl if he is feeling less bashful than usual. Any Teacher tduring a testj: Keep your eyes to yourself. Bright Freshie: What else could we do with thein. Miss Fox: Although Stevenson did not wish to be an iinitator, "the sed- ulous ape,', all his life, he thought it best for awhile. C "li ing cn, po go Nc en, thr can 1 C64 mf int ser mz th: cej so QE na of for ur: El sol fig cis fuf for thi thi for wl Tli I l'll ing UC ' - M- " ' - t " ii '1f'1"'f'L"'f"'1r"fmv'P.:-'sewa-f2l21'!S4rSQ'9-wh?-+1agisfiliiief-231354-. S4l5..1.-'Q- ,gg-fg-. 1, 'I-5-..--:ig 3:1 .. . .. .ir .... .. .. le 1s the it. isn't hovv COT- We t to pos- ttioli air slip- .cted be- peak ialj : girl sual. Keep :ould 1 did sed- ht it BL OID, Q CHSIQE 53 George Ennis fgiving book reportj- "In the poem, 'Pink Dominos' a meet- ing had been arranged for, so that the engaged couple might spoon on the porch. When the time came the man got another man's girl by mistake. Now I think that some of you vvould enjoy this book very much, and on the Whole it is very interesting be- cause it is true to life. Critic's report-The report was ex- ceedingly vvell given, and the subject matter impressed all of us as very interesting, but the last statement seemed a little too general, for the majority of the people here realize that George and his other half are eX- ceptions to the most extreme rules of some of our other Northeast cases." QEh, vvhat?j I'll say! Mr. Sharp Qexplaining what super- natural isj-Novv, if I were to fall out of the Window and fall up to the fourth floor, that would be supernat- ural. Erich-No, it vvouldn't, it would be a lie. Matilda M. Cto Mr. Pierson in soldier uniformj-Mr. Pierson, did you fight in the late vvar? Mr. Pierson-No, I fought in the civil war. Miss Grube Cto a shorthand class full of girlsj-You may look at your forms and see what is Wrong with them.-VVe wish we had been there. We are told to place our biggest things before the smaller ones. Is that why Bickford moves his foot forward before he moves his head when he walks? jim MacD. fto a boy from Central? : This lunch check stands for five cents. Central B.: Lay it on the table and I'll give a nickel to see it stand. Harry Stockwell Cin Debater meet- ingj: Nominate me for Treasurer. I need a new suit of Clothes. Miss Fox Ctalking to girl about theme paperj 1 You should make your i's blacker so that I can see them better. Evelyn Weeks Cto herselfj : I thought I put enough on this morning, I'll fix it before I see him. Miss Grube: "I vvant your inside Work now." QTO girlj : "Are all these your insides?" Girl: No! Oh! you mean, are these my inside Works? Harry Mansfield--To spend less money on marcelles. Elizabeth R., Elizabeth C., and Flor- ence PJ.-To set the date at Tune 13. Chester Cooper--To stay on Kansas side. ' Times in Physics all remind us We must strive to do our best. And, departing, leave behind us Notebooks that will help the rest. Vlffqisper a single word. Breathe a single sigh, And all the World Will hear it bye and bye. -EX. Someone: "Say were you at the Lawrence game?" Charles Yennie: "No, I didn't go." Someone: "You didn't? VVhy all your friends were there." C. Y.: "Oh, was there that large a crowd there?" Librarian Cto Bill Brownj: "Why Bill I'm shocked: vou used to be one of the nicest boys in school." Teacher: "Are you a Latin stud- ent?" Ivag "No, Irish." Freshman-"Say, do you think you'll pass?', H Soph-"I'd pass through the floor if I didf' Dear Teacher--UAH right, then pass on through," - - 1 -11 'ws f , T E: -ff--' '53si :G "4 1f1fii-2' Eii'-ZW " 'G '-'fsif W4 Nor' easter Phone, Clifton 4142 Deliveries Made Anywhere NX. H. SMITH, Flovuers THE BEST IN PLANT LIFE Floral Offerings and Designing Perfectly Arranged Independence and Benton Blvds. Kansas City, Mo. A MOWNG D DQ FIREPROOF Wmuausl CPACKING U STORAGE 1 HomBSkkR'l23l3 QD SHIPPING SOFTENS - - HARD WATER "Are those two brother and sister?,' Doris-Ujulia, for goodness sakes, UNO, only Ronald and Sophie Ann." pull down your dress ll' '------e- julia-"l'n1 not cold!" Ray Kelbert-"Ray Sterling has - such a wonderful appreciation of the ridiculous." Beverly Curtis-"l always wondered why he liked himself so well." Mr. Eastwood-"lf you were going up a hill in a car and the clutch slipped, what would you do first?" Ed Marvin-"Swearf' A Mr. Shar -Now. Clarence, if three i 13 witches should nieet you and greet you by calling you, first a student of Northeast, then an honor student, and next as future president of the United States, wo-uld you accept these pre- dictions with joy or tear?" Clarence-"Neither, l'd thin-li they were making fun oi ine." 5 . 1 me BOOKS TDUN CQ' F O U: I, QUALITY LUGGAGE AT FACTORY PRICE Q Pg , EXPERT DEPAIIQING X. g-NINTH ANP MAIN Clifton 5698 Wholesale-Retail gf. Hllurkh ifpimrnpal cilhurrh Remember FAMOUS DOUGHNUTS i l C , 5 Ii'handE10S'Sc' 1 . A .ivrlv ,F ansas ly. o. C0 N TE B RUS- i . uQllality B21k61'S', PVUVA Church,come Orders for Churches and Lodges a afffff Specialty ,,,, L ,4 .,., 4309-11 EAST 15TH ST. Kansas City, Mo. Rev. L. A. C. Pitcaithly, Rector 729 Prospect Ave. Co Cr soi hrc ter ing 192 lcs: ret rea adx wh Jai cha 192 cer S51 of the fro cor cer con is i son of 3 oi incl the act tioi to woi 32,5 incm con pay 552.0 the HC n livi: exe are 31.0 1921 retr corn lil Ian' Of 1 Afte taxi tion str! calc crea cxei is t4 whc AXE that 1 1 '- --'N'--'Q H-ff' va... . e-wang. 3. 5 .L me:-M -L lo. TNS D iR akes, three t you t of , and nited pre- they rrh peel Mo. inily nie - -1 i -1-'-"' l l re l OP' QHSTQF 55 The following statement is issued bv Collector of Internal. Revenue, Geo. 15. Crutchley, the Sixth District of Mis- souri, Kansas City: 'lEnactment of new revenue legislation has brought to the offices of Collectors of 1n- ternal Revenue a flood of inquiries regard- ing various provisions. The Revenue Act of 1921 became effective November 25, 1921, un- less otherwise provided for." "To avoid error in the preparation of their returns and later difficulties with the Bu- reau of Internal Revenue, taxpayers are advised to carefully note the changes and when they become effective. "The excess profits tax is repealed as of January 1, 1922. The rates for 1921 are un- changed. "The surtax rates for the calendar year 1921 are unchanged and range from 1 per cent on the amount of net income between 35,000 and 36,000 to 65 per cent on the amount of net income in excess of 31,000,000 For the calendar year 1922 the surtax rates range from 1 per cent on the amount of net in- come between 36,0'00 and 310.000 to 50 per cent on the amount by which the net in- come exceeds 3200.000. "The exemption allowed for a dependent is increased from 3200 to 3400. Married per- sons living with husband or wife and heads of families are allowed a personal exemption of 32,500 Cinstead of 32 0003 unless the net income is in excess of 35,000. in which case the personal exemption is only 32000. The act provides that in no case shall the reduc- tion of the personal exemption from 32.500 to 32.000 operate to increase the tax which would be payable if the exemption were 32,500 by more than the amount of the net income in excess of 35 000. This is to over- come the disparity in the case of two tax- payers, one of whom is just within the lower 32,000 exemption and the other just within the higher 32,500 exemption. "Single persons, and married persons not living with husband or wife, are allowed an exemption of 31.000, Non-resident aliens are allowed a single personal exemption of 31.000. Persons having gross incomes for 1921 of 35,000 or over are required to make a return. regardless of the amount of net in- come." "Provision is made for the repeal as of january 1. 1922, of the tax on stockholders of a personal service corporation as such. After that date such corporations are to be taxed in the same manner as other corpora- tions. "The income tax on corporations for the calendar year 1922:.mf1 1'l1"l'0?lff'l" is "'- creasefl from 10 to 1216 DCF CONT- The 32 090 exemption heretofore allowed corporations is m be granted Onlv 'rg those corporations whose net income is 325.000 or less. g "Many persons are under the impression that the taxes on ice cream soft drinks, etc., .monthly returns of which are required, have been repealed with the enactment of the new act. These taxes remain in force until the end of the calendar year, 1921. .UNO change is made in the tax on admis- sions, except that after january 1, 1922, there will be no tax where admission is 10 cents or less. Effective January 1, 1922, the following taxes are abolished: On musical instruments, sporting goods, chewing gum porta.ble electric fans, thermos bottles, fur articles, pleasure boats and pleasure canoes, tunless sold for more than 31005, toilet ar- ticles, medicines and numerous articles of apparel. "On and after January 1, 1922, the tax on various works of art is reduced from 10 per cent to 5 per cent, the tax on candy from 5 per cent to 3 per cent and the tax on car- pets, rugs, trunks, valises purses, fans, etc. from 10 per cent of sales price in excess of specified amounts to 5 per cent of sales price in excess of specified amounts. "The tax on parcel post packages is elim- inated effective January 1, 1922 "The new act provides that no taxpayer shall be subjected to unnecessary examina- tions or investigations, and only one inspec- tion of his books or accounts shall be made for each taxable year unless the taxpayer requests otherwise, or the Commissioner no- tifies the taxpayer in writing that an addi- tional inspection is necessary. "The period for filing returns on the cal- endar year basis is from january 1 to March 15, 1922. This year, as last. the tax may be paid in full at the time of filing the re- turn or in four equal installments, due on or before March 15, June 15 September 15 and December 15 "Copies of the revenue act may be had by application to this office. Mrs. Lockwood always has some humorous story to tell any one who happens to put her in the mood. "One day during the mid-year exams" she sprang this one. It seems she had been talking very seriously with a boy about his studies, when Porter Lister rushed up to her and exclaimed excitedly: "Have vou heard the latest news?" Mrs.iLockwood is always looking out for the welfare of everyone, and she thought at once that someone was hurt. So she anxiously answered, 'fNo, what's the matter now.', "Oh," replied Porter, "they burned the beans in the lunch room 1" Miss Gaylord: "Iva, 1 would like all of your attentionf, lrene: "So would I." .. . -- .a-.,- ' r g--...-' f fl ' --'l"'T ' F1125 "ZLL .-'.Q.:-aiY.,T2i-efgfi 3532 t-Ebafl.-5:-' ' : ""' K M ,,,,,,,,,.T,..,,. ,.,a-ki,-,,., , J 4- as-11 nf-.:.. --Qg1v,,a51",....a..3'.-1'-A4--'------ 'LQ .I :il ,, : - ' - fs YJ Y ' J: - -,4,.,rA 'M -- - 56 OF' 861511-El? Centropolis Bank OF KANSAS CITY 15th and Crystal Avenue. ,,-.-.-....4 3 CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND UNDI- VIDED PROFITS, A 31202000.00 We do a general Banking Business: 14Ve pay interest on Savings Accounts We have Safe Deposit Boxes for rent. Mr. and Mrs. Chinnery's A Q 5NenAvaNo IS AN INVESTMENT, NOT AN EXPENSE TEACHENOR, fgo BARTBERGERGDQ li .Q Q ENGRANING e- QQ 5 ' D ' a dlllustrations up . gl es-igns n - I Halftones and Zinc Etchings K Q Q by the most skillful engravers y ' s. E. connsn Bom Pao-'Es 5 "H 3 5 7TH a CENTRAL 2793 I Compliments of , scHooL or MUSICP BLUE AVENUE FLURIST -il....- , We Get Quick Results on Saxophone, Violin, Vocal, Piano, Harmony, Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo and Ukelele i A We Specialize in FUNERAL DESIGNS VVEDDING DECORATIONS, AND CORSAGE BOUQUETS Allen A. Ackerson, Prop. Phone, Riverside 1094 X 3747 Prospect Ave. Linwood 1439 1. 3 1' A. gn. E UNDER 1115 OL TOWN CLOCK 2 W , 3 5 Q 5 i S Every ' 3 . . G 3 Financial Q I3 Service s ' and a 3 Friendly 5, Q Personnel. 5 1 23' F i F L si I I . fidelity Nahonai Bank W ""'Trusi' Company 3 Capital and Surplut, Three Million E Ninth and Walnut Streets E Kansas City, Mo. N Pmi mm fi. mn rn mmm mining Wanted-"To know what Mr. Davis has nicknamed me."-Fannie Roll. Waiited-"A date with Harry Stock- well."-Margaret Koerper. For Sale-"Some of my curiosity, have more than my share, will sell cheap."-Richard Fallaschek. Waiited-"To be 'Somebody's babyf "-Fleta Harrall. VVantecl-"Instructions on how to grow tall.',-Williaiii Qberlin. Vlfanted-"Some brains for use in Chemistry. Will pay well and return same at end of year."-A-Dorothy Doo- little and the rest of the 6th hour class. Waiited-To know if it is proper for a freshman to ask a senior for a date.-Freshies. Waiited-To know if l am keeping at Hope Chest in vain.-Margaret Vlfheatley. 6 Stanley R. Cworking on debatej-"1 and several great men at VVashington think that-H "if "I "I "I SKS CKI CCI KGS CII KID ICE "I "I "I "I "I C561 "S "I Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc Fc F C E heat the ly l can: D tsln we T P ' ' " ' A" ' ' A ' ' 'f A-T 53 lbs? Z-.wa.ffQs39i5-v,-If :fr-ef.. fi s -4--A.,-. -4 - ., .. .- .. , vu UI TZVP' ST -ilu- Davis ll. Stock- iosity, ll sell body's nv to 1se in return ' Doo- ' class. proper for a eeping rgaret .eb-"I ington or' easter? I "So.agsters' "Ain't VVe Got Funf, ,,,, "Peggy O'Neil." "Home Again Blues." "Dangerous Blnesf' "Say It With Music." "Barber Blues." "Let the Bells Ring Out." "Strut Miss Lizzie." "La Palomaf' CC .7? "Freckles." "Long Boy." "I Want the World To Know." "Lonesome Mamma Blues " "Blue Eyes." "Bright Eyes." "Till We Meet Aginf, I - ,z our mixer. .........Leta Hammond. ..... The Office. -.-..-..-To the boss coach. ....----.Tom Miller. .....--..Brazil Brown. ....-----Leo H. and Connelly A. .......-Sadie Dierker. ..--.-"Ollie" Bell. ..--....-Sophia 'Ann Riley. .........Freddy Holmes. ..--.-.-Bob Brown. i -......--That it's natural.-Harry S. .-.-..'.-Emogene. .--..----lVIarguerite Koonse. ....----Harry Mansfield to Manualite. ....-.---Elizabeths to P. HSOLIPY, SOLQDY, SO11D.VV1'El101J.lZ.,, .... . .,....,.,,...., Lunchroom ballad, "I Hate To Get Up In the lVIorning"..-- .............. .Members of thg Glee Clubs. R. O. T. C. . For a below stude means For a tired business man For a football player For an upper-classmate For your roomie For the Co-Eds For Harold Taylor y For Leona Fairly For the American Legion For Elizabeth and Ralph For the Prof's For the R. O. T. C. For The Nor'easter For Franklin VVagner For George Ennis For the Lunchroom For Sybil'Kiburz For '6Stags" at a mixer .... Emogene Dawe-"I wish Dudleyjs head were transparent,iso I could see the assignment." . . Mary Goldstein-"It is, only. yon can't see it." A Q During the war times we got a fsjcent of food for a dollar and now we get a cent of food for a dollar. Teacher-"What does a 'siren' do?" Pupil-"Sings like a firedepartment. .F-Q., ,M L,?,11y-.-,,.- -AW V A ,H , , --.........-..----.Read Over Ten Chapters. ..-.---..Run Over to Club. -..-.---Rush On Through Center. ..--..--Rave Over the Co-Eds. ....-.--Roll Over There, Charlie. .----..-Rise, Obey Thy Cupid. .-..----Rush "Ollie" to Center, -.----..Runt Out to Central. ---..-.-Run Out, Trash Cans. ...-----Ring Out the Chimes. ....-..-Rule Over the Co-Eds? -...--.-Run Out the Cannon. - -...-...Run Out the Critics. -..--.--Rush Over to "Cakedom." .-.--.--Rove Over to Christies. --.-.---Run Out of the Candy. --------Rule Over Twenty Cases. Out to Cut. I'-Marguerite Koonse: "I wish the Lord had made me a man." . James Pickeringg: "Well, didn't he make,me?" What? D. H L.-"Say, I had the funniest dream the other night. I dreamed that Miss Barnett was selling marriage li- censes for two fives and a three." Edwin Bgd Csiniging unthinkinglyj : "That perfect---rose of love." ,swf--:Q V: ,:4:V.. -'11 L 1, giuiginstki-:ina-aL7n:'zsE'r:4tga.Q.:13. .,: 51 SS OID' QELLSIQI? "The Students' Bank" e C. W. NELSON oPTo M :ETR IST ASSOC!-1132. 0 920 WVALNUT 1 OPEN FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE Week days 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. Saturdays until 7 p. m. Watt Webb, President. W. S. Webb, Vice-Pres. and Cashier. Watt Webb, jr-, Vice-President. Jesse A. Buxton, Asst. Cashier. Get the Savings Habit "All that glitters is not gold"-our cheeks for instance. l. Mr. Hibbs-"VVhat time does Con- gress have to adjourn?" ' Pupil-"Oh, about the day before Christmas." ' Harry Brown tat High School Club meetmgj : "We'll never get any food. Olln Munger: "Yes, I will. I'm in good with the women." Clividently, Olin.j ' Ridge Arcade Bldg. 912-14 Walnut St. Scientific Eye Examination CAN YOU IMAGINE Doris Wilson without a spit curl? Maxine Daniels with her hair in braids? . James Pickering keeping Cai still? Ray Sterling without gum? Helen Sherman not in a hurry? Stanley Ruhlman without a pompa- dour? fOr with onelj Julia Mclnerney with long tresses? Elizabeth Ruhlman with a frown? Men grow wiser as they 'grow older. Women never grow older. ' Mr. Pinckney: If you fall down on this test, it'll hurt you only. Ruth Hogan: VVhy, Mr. Pinckney, is ,the test that hard? Frank Houston-"Mr Chapin, was everyone supposed to go to Hades-- clogs, cats and everything?" Mr. Chapin-"Yes, we'll go there in the sixth book." I - This Bread No.Name But the l12dgeS F 4 Y as the best one Plcked suggested Watch for the New Wrappers MILLER BAKINGC COMPANY I nei I I lla I lon r "io 1 of S sor Orr T cal E hai C we: folf say ori ety Pal wr are crii oug go nes slo for say We ND' C cla: li his I sl rl? ir in still? P mpa- sses? fn? alder. Jn on kney, WHS de s-- :re in JUG ' or' easter 59 Leo-"Say, have you heard the news?,' 4 Dale-"Nog what P" Leo-"Eugene put his arms around Hazel four times last night I" Dale-Four timesg gee, he must have long arms! WANTED: To know why the girlls favorite "food" seems to be "cakes," To know what happened to the case of James T. and Hazel K. Some girl to accompany james P. on some of his numerous trips through Omaha, Denver, Chicago or Rosedale. To know how Louie would look in a cake-eater hat. Someone to grade the notebooks we hand in to Miss Elliott. , CAN'T PLEASE EVERYBODY. Getting up a paper in this hot Q??j weather is no picnic. If we print jokes folks say we are sillyg if we don't they say we are too serious. If we publish original matter they say we lack vari- etyg if we publish things from other papers they say we are too lazy to write. If we donlt go to church we are heathensg if we do we are hypo- crites. If we stay in the office we ought to be out rustling newsg if we go out we are not attending to busi- ness. If we wear old clothes we are slovenlyg if we wear new ones we owe for them. Likely as not, someone will say we lifted this from an exchange. We did! I. C. de Scenery presents "DOWN IN MISS GUYER'S ROOM" by Count de Dumbells. A Farce In One Act. A.Modern fHistoryj Story. Curtain rises dramaticallyg history Porter Lister-"Ha-ha-ha V' Miss Guyer-"Those that laugh the loudest are the ones that are usually the most ignorantf, Porter-"Ha-ha ll' Miss Cwuyer-"Mr, Lister, what were they?" . Porter-"Let's seeg oh, I don't be- lieve I know." Vaughn Taylor--"Ha-ha l" Miss Guyer-"Mr, Taylor, do you know?" Vaughn-"VVhy-er-they-uh, I guess I've forgottenf, Class and Teacher in unison-"Han ha-ha!" Curtain. , Fig trees will grow in Alaska when- Pickering lacks pepg Iva M. ceases to be cleverg Maxine D. quits bluffingg Exams become easyg There are no tardiesg Charles Y. gets tired of being a ladies' mang Ted Allen has black hairg We quit ditchingg Every girl's 'an angelg and Every boy's a saint. Things we know- Bill is not "Rrowng" Harry loves "Hohnes3" Bill likes "Borders g" Iva is Irishg Gladys is a good "Page Q" Donald is "Greeng" Ray can't "Cookg" Mansur has no "Haynesg" Sarah is a good "Taylorg" Mr. White is not that paleg and. Henry is not a "Carman," Ride and the girls ride with youg Walk and you walk alone. Miss Leonard Qin ancient history C1355 gazing with rapt faces on teacher.. reviewj 1 "VVho was Epaminondas?" Miss Guyer-"Mr. Harris, in French Olive Bell: "The little boy who l1iStOry,NVl1at Wgre 'cahiers'?" stepped in the pies and carried the Mr. Harris-"Sealed letters." puppy dog home wrapped in leaves." 60 or? easter Batteries Recharged A-1 Tire and Battery Co. I g- I C 3813 Independence Avenue f For Real service, can Benton 5539. ' United States Tires, Goodrich Tires, Veedol' Oils, Cowie Batteries, Benzo Gas. Service is Our Motto. All Tire Repairs Guaranteed A-l Tire and Battery Service M-N-0 A. fully accredited commercial schoolg courses of study approved by the govern- I mentg highest indorsementsg day and evening sessions all the timeg a finely equipped school in the Young Women's Christian Association buildingg an ideal place for young men or Women to attend schoolg Pitman, Graham, Success or Gregg shorthand: expert facultyg catalog free. , C. T. SMITH. President V 1020 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo. , . , . . L Mr. Pierson: KiWllHf'lS the matter Mr. Sharp s fifth hour English class with you girls? Why don't you buy gave him a gold eversharp pencil, some basketball tickets?" Perhaps while his first 'hour class gave him a they're waiting for someone else to gold knife with which to keep his pen- do it! cil sharp. . t' l B k P t t' l l For Savers 6, l ' E der ' " thi Gate City ational Ban Eleven-Eleven Grand I J ul Transfer Company ah Class Kindly remember us with your Grocery -ll I SO -N-0 Vern- ipped e for hand: , Mo. pencil, him a Lis pen- 'fl OP' CHSLQI? Memory Books! P R I C E S Cloth Bound., .,,,,. ,,,,,,,Q ,,,,,,.,,, I ,,,,,, Q -..,,- 3 2 .75 Student's name embossed in gold. ..... .35 Class numerals embossed., ,,,,., ,,., ,,,,,s F r ee C405 Deposit must accompany orderj SALESMEN Edward T. Donahue Charles Anderson C. L. BLACKWELL CASH GROCER 4438 St. John Ave. Meats, Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables Telephone Benton 61 20 We deliver. WE are pulling for MQVING STORAGE Northeast High Cemmpolis CWe've got the Vim- We 're going to Winl 61 , ea Order. Telephone Benton +Clifton 2025 CLINT J . CASEY, St. John and Jackson Phones Benton 0517 PICNICS SERVICE We Call For and Deliver Your Prescriptions BUDD PARK PHARMACY A complete line of drugs and Sundries as near as your telephone. Get the habit of calling us up. We Handle School Supplies - - Phones: 0381 Clifton, Benton 0147 ST. JOHN AND HARDESTY Miss Fox fatter reading some of The star on our basket ball team ner pupils' stories aloudj: "The stu- asks the finder of his lost reputation dents should label their stories: N. B., to please return! said reputation P. this is the climax." D. ft Married Life " Watch for Announcement CAST LUCILE GAW JOHN BARNES AGNES BICKFORD EDWARD DONAHUE VERTNA PETERS ELMER RUTT ETHEL PARKER DONALD GREENE JUANITA STANSBURY ROY DONAHUE Y V V ,,,, - , .,,.,.-.,.e.a.2,-EIT?-,sf,31:q,,,--.:124:w.-r1ff:,gy.-1 - 1' K ' ,. K v.. , .A ,... A wisp .e..-f---h sa 'Af ' "" .fi'T!E"- '1'2'? gl:i - :gp m H a - V v- - .1117-Ljff-51' 9'P"ii"i" ,.,...-....i-- gun ,,,t,Q,,s,.f .ur N1-Igf, an 1+ '1 wg 4 f-' "' we Q.. .af- 62 OP' C-35lS'lQQlI' Yoon ijeilcnebonnolop BANK OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS H. J. COERVER, President: Cashier, Commonwealth National Bank H. M. METCALF, Vice-Presidentg Treasurer, McGonig1e-Stinson-Metcalf Realty Co. A. K. SIMPSON, Cashier. KARL G. KAHMANN, Asst. Cashier. SOLOMON STODDARD, Pres. and Gen'l. Mgr., Kansas City Bolt 85 Nut Co. T. L. JOHNSON, President, Kansas City Retail Grocers Ass'n. JOHN G. HIATT C 't 1' t . , api a is JOHN R. NEIL, Druggist. Capital S100,000.00g Resources, S475,000.00 NORTHEAST BANK S2F..,.?Ei.?..'?I2.f..?e?...,.?.l3Q.?.iZ, Buying lumber is as good as putting money in the bank. Your ' nearest bank is Dascomb-Daniels Lumber . Company Home Phone, Benton 1833 Bell Phone, Clifton 1833 KESSLER BOOK T ORE Independence Avenue and Van Brunt Blvd. Home Phone, Benton 4871 Headquarters for Northeast High School. New and Second Hand Books and Supplies . We have a full line of Stationery, Sporting and Holiday Goods, Fountain Pens and ' Eversharp Pencils. Repairers of Jewelry, Watches and Clocks. Water Color Sketches on Request . Platinum Workers ENGRAVING Diamond Setters Green Jewelry Company Creators of Distinctively Artistic Designs in JEWELRY, CLASS PINS, MEDALS, ETC. Home Phone, 1253 Harrison 110456 WALNUT STREET Al T mil of of one bei' the the upc by we cor soii 3 5 tha to tor clo ed rea YT' imi noi lati or l Pal cor hai ma yoi Tel is a S doc B C ext ll i are Do 1 the are D of l E ' L' ' 1 '- X ' Q -ii: 1554-i3 Q.QT ,ffQE2fSQlE4,ig-el l if-54-i f ii i' 'Q-AZ .1 . 1. A . . S y Co. ITYQ Avenue .-L1-1 1833 N J . looks s and iii-1. i111- :quest s REET .lii-il or' easter' is A FEW NEW IDEAS UPON AN OLD TOPIC. The teacher of today has an open mind, and therefore one of the faculty of Northeast gladly welcomed an item of news concerning "Ivanhoe" From one student, apparently of a sporting bent, she learned that the purpose of the Crusades was to free England from the turf. Further light was thrown upon this subject from another source by the suggestion that the Crusades were to furnish amusement for the common people. Cedric was a hand- some young man Qthis was written by a girlj and she was surprised to find thgt he was a Norman noble. One lad to whom the term "Makers of His- tory" was evidently no idle phrase, dis- closed the- secret, hitherto well guard- ed that the Cedric of ulvanhoen was in reality Cedric ll, King of England. CTeachers of history, please note.j Ot importance to churchmen was the an- nouncement that "Monks are some re- lation to Catholicsf' whetherby blood or marriage was not made clear. But when she came to one later paper the timid pedagogue paused in consternation, fearing to see the haughty Templar rise and shake a mailed fist in her face. For one bold young Democrat had written that "A Templar is Brion de Bois Guilbert. He is a swineherdf' Senior Clooking at class pinj-"VVhat does L. O. C. stand for?" Mr. Ellis-"LOST ON CARS. CMr, Ellis has evidently had some experienced Miss Vvalker fin 3075: These lines are not straightg they slant upward. Do it again. Theodore Miller: But. Miss Wlalker. the lines are straight: it is the paper around them that is crooked. Miss Fox: Wlhere is the climax of this story? Edwin Boyd: On page 56. TO THE FOUNTAIN PEN. Ye abused and tormented and cursed thing, Wheii to useful though unnecessary labors put, For English lessons and things like that, Sometimes we'd like to grind you un- der our foot. For certain as-everything when we need you the worst You proceed to go dry or to dog, Then we borrow your brother from a neighbor nearby Vilhich writes along ata fairly good jog. But the above are the fortunes of a lucky chap, For the neighbor isn't always so near, And, if he is, by a trick of fortune or fate, ' He's "broken the point" or the "pen isn't here." .X book-report catches us napping the naost, The "read 'em quickf, write 'em quick kind VVhich you hand in at once or never- that's all. . Then's when our religion 'most leaves our mind And our good resolutions to the limit are taxed. Or that notebook which tomorrow must be handed in. "No pencil work accepted, it too easily blurs." And we start in expecting pen to go through thick and thin. l Then useful fwhen workingl object of woe, ' You've had my curses 'fore this. My vision of heaven is where fountain pens work And never go dry, that is perfect bliss. GVVENDOLYN McDANlEI.S. Miss Fox: "l couldn't understand what you said?" Mabel VVhiting: "T haVen't said it yet." 64 si-KI or' easter CONCERNING CHEMISTRY. fContinued from Page 287 Then the gaseous products occupying a larger volume than the gasoline mix- ture, force the piston downwards. The settlement of international dis- putes is largely due to the develop- ment of explosives, for even in this day of advanced Cllristianization the real decision lies not in the council of wise statesmen, but is rather in the an- nihilation of the forces of the enemy through chemical means. So it is that in this day when civiliza- tion seems to have reached her top- most pinnacle, chemistry has also come forward to an advanced posit-ion which she has never held before and just as civilization bids fair to progress in the future so does the path of chem- istry appear to lead her., onward to heights as yet undreamed, and the question still unanswered, -"Where would chemistry be today, if the early investigators could have given a cor- rect explanation of the true nature of P!! FANNIE cARoLYN RoLL. burning Maude fat football gamej: "lf tlley're not careful we will have a dead lllilll before we leave this field." Ruth Mulkey: "And when the king died, he didn't have a single hair Cheirjf' Dorothy Vinick: "Do you know, Raymond?" Raymond M.: "Yes, sure, I know him." Lucille Kendrick: "Sibyl, won't you have apiece of my fudge? Sibyl: "Why, Lucille, do you want to kill ine? QBut she took a piece and ate it, too.j Miss Weaver: "What was the fast- est battle ever fought?" Gladys Schweifel: "The Battle of Bull Run." Junior: "Where's all the noise?" Soph: "Oh, the freshman have gone out." Index to Advertisers 1 Page A. B. C. Fire Proof Storage Co. ...,, , 4 Page i 54 Henderson 85 Henderson .............. 52 Q-Ollie Tigre Sz Battery Co.. .... 60 Independence Ave. Methodist Church.. 3 B321 ie-jr, 1. C. P. ........... 52 K. C. Business College ............. .. 60 oal Co. .... - ......... . 4 Kansas City Life Insurance Co. ..... .. Blackwell, C. L., Grocer .. .. 61 ..................... Inside Back Cover Blue Avenue Florist .... .. 56 Kessler Book Store ,,,,,,,,,,,,....-. n 62 Books Trunk Co. ....... .. 54 "Married, Life" ....... , ,, 61 Budd Park Pharmacy ... .. 61 Miller Baking Co. .... . , , , 58 Casey, Clint J., Grocer .... .. 61 Missouri Savings Bank 58 C0f1fI'0D01iS Bank of K. C. .. .. 56 Nafziger Baking Co. .... , 4 Chlnnery, J. E. ............ .. 56 Nelson, C. W., Optometrist ....... .. 58 Conte Brothers, Grocers ..... .. 54 Noble 85 Zent's Candy Shop ,,,,,,,,, , Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Co, , ,, M 62 .................... Inside Front Cover Ebert Dry Goods Co. ,,,,,,,,,,,. ,.,.. 5 2 Northeast Bank of K. C. ............. 62 Fidelity National Bank at Trust oo. 56 Peftiiohn- Harry L- --.-... . .. 61 Fidelity Savings Trust co. ............ Rub-No-More oo. . .. 54 ..........:..........Inside Back Cover Rusk,F,E. ..52 Fratcher Printing Co. ................ 3 Senior Books 61 Gate City National Bank ............. so smith, M. H. . H 54 Green Jewelry oo. ..... .. 62 st. Mai-its sinnl.Ll3'QQQQI1Q11QQQIQQQQQQI 54 Haines Studio '--- .. 1 Teachenor-Bartberger Engraving Co... 56 fjziif. 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