Stockton High School - Prairie Dog Yearbook (Stockton, KS)

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DEDICATED TO MISS IDA Nl. HANSEN. Regarded as wild untutored savages, we under the magic musical wand transformed, our savage breasts subdued, hereby pay to our beloved teacher a slight token of regard. QPF 'X - - ,f A X " "' r V I Q T H7 ,L . ip 1 kt N X u Q' asf: AW' 'If fl-3 - ,fi S " ffff i -, :i-vi, T' , 11 -H e:az,g" ff ' , VOLUME N9. 13. S S SMS sTocKToN,Sk,q.NSAs PUBLISHED BY CLASS OF 1913, OF THE. STOCKTON HIGH SCHOOL. EDITO RIA L STAFF FRANK SNYDER, EDGAR RUHAAK, FENTON BAKER, PEARL DRYDEN, ELSIE CHAMBERLAIN, PAUL JONES H1 DA HID EDGAR RUHAAK - PAUL JONES - PEARL DRYDEN - ELSIE CHAMBERLAIN FENTON BAKER - FRANK SNYDER - 0 F l'illI'l'UHH - - - - Editor-in-chief Assistant Editor - Business Manager - - Literary Editor Sporting Editor Local Editor GREETING It is with genuine pleasure that the Class of 191 3 presents this, their first and last volume of the Prairie Dog. We do not claim that it stands out from those that have preceded it as does a polished jewel from un- cut gems. It is fitting that We take this occasion to thank our many friends for their hearty co-operation, and We have every reason to believe that this little compendium will prove a pleasant memorial in after years. ln humility and love We bow our adieu and Welcome our successors with naught but good resolves and high aspirations. ---CLASS OF I 91 3. THE mr HL7'o1r' X ...R f wg' 3 W 5 Wwgvq, itqglk , VVATERIIYO: 2'-"S Vw' f, mg A -in an NOTICE 'rms Kuo w1.saC-fs X N ' 4 STOCK-TON HIGH SCHOOL- school has been held in this building. The Stockton High School was erected in 1581 by the This building was purchased in 1905 by the School Congregational Educational Association for an academy. Iloard and with much remodeling it has become a building For several years this building was used only for short ses- where an up-to-date education can be obtained. sions of school in summer. High school was hrst held in The 142 graduates sincerely appreciate the o 1898 and from thence to the present date some f "" ' pportnni- oiin of ties given them by the lloard of liducation. GLOBE SCHOOL BUILDING. This building was erected in 1907 at the cost of approx- imately S-BU,3CO. llefore it was built school was held in the old lilobe llnilding, which is now the Globe llotel. On account of the poor condition of this hnilding and increas- ing scholarship a new one had to be erected. We think a great deal of this new building and its equipment, which is among the best to be had in the line of primary apparatus and equiplnent for domestic science and art anzl manual training. I CIIARLES E. MNEINNIS IDA M. HANSEN Kansas State Normal and K, U. K . , S Maths-matics, Science and Civivs City Slum-1'1l1t4-11414-llt ansas tate Normal Mathematics and Normal Course- M ISS MARY XVI LLIA MS K. S. A. C. and K. U. Latin, D. S. and D. A. MRS. U. E. 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They were, according to the faculty, the greenest buneh that entered into High School. Notwithstanding this, several times the upper elassmen were eoinpelled to admit that if the lfreshman elass was "green," it was Hgrittyf' Disappointment piled on disappointment as the class roll began to decrease, but it was not altogether the fault of the teachers, as the pupils were unable to grasp with the sub- jects. A blue-eyed girl and a young man wearing glasses entered High Sehool the next fall and made good look- ing Fophoztzoresg also aninthrr lean. lanlsy bexy intd tis in the late fall. 'lihs parties were grttttul heartily by tht class, 'lihe remipiniug ot' the yttar was quite U2?LR'L'11ll-Lil an l most all the prpils returuerl in the fall to take up the .lunior work. .Xt the beginning tt' the year one mor: b y joinsl rs in the person ot' l,ee XX'hituey. iXt the end ol the year everyone was btu'deued with bushels of lcuowleilge aul the zneiuory of the inzuiy gooil times spent in tl'e selitnczl tune- tions during the year. :Xt the beginning rf this out' Senior year the tlass rvl thirteen was reduced to eleven bv Klisf: ,Xliunie look going to Usborne to complete htr Sctiitti year and thester l ietiranee xi as compelled to dtut sehtol on account of outside Cifticulties, and, althovgh we are the class of 1013. publishing the Thirteenth gXnnual, we still consider ourselves very lueliy and thirteen is not our hoodoo. it Y EDGA 1: RUIIAAK ' Plcixm, ADRYDEN 'PAUL JONES Egotistic Pretty Pleasing Dense Easy Awful Great Attractive Utilizing Artistic Ridiculous Luc-ky Real U3 'iI.uny." FENTON BAKER ELSIE vllAM1s1m1,AlN FRANK SNYDEH Friendly Excellent Frank Entertaining Ilovablg 473 R981 NfltiC9ablC' Studioug Ty-if-kigh Intelligent Notvworthy Omery Energetic' Kim' Neat MYRTLE STEV' ABT FRANK 'HALDERMAN FLORENCE MORRISON Mystic Foolish Fussy YOUUQZ Romantic Laughable Real Affectionate Obedient Tfuthful Naughty Religious Little Kicker Entrancing Elf Nice Cute Everywhere LEE VVH ITNEY u ERMINA IIALDERMAN Light-hearted Educated Entertaining Reahstlc Merry Elmluwlt Industrious Noble Amiable CLASS PROPHECY. THE SENIOR CLASS AND FACULTY IN 1930. After many years of experience and display of talent, we again meet the class of 1913 and Faculty in various places. My friend and I were climbing the hills of fame in Portland, Oregon, and all at once we spied a little cabin which looked very interesting, so we proceeded our climb, and we saw a couple of old people sitting by the fire, and while Mr. McGinnis was grading some of those horrid orations that he didn't finish in 1913, Mrs. McGinnis was still grading Freshmen English papers. Then as we crossed the Pacihc into China we saw a little man moving slowly down the street and saw at a glance it was our old friend, Mr. Matthews. XVe asked him what he was doing and he said if he couldn't be co- superintendent in Rooks county he would try to be where no one knew him. ln Paris we attended a grand opera and on our programs it said we would hear the grandest singer in the world. As the curtain arose, lo! and behold, there stood our dear friend, Miss Hansen, bowing and smiling. A lovely mansion stood a little distance from the hotel and we thought it would be safe to see who lived there, and as we entered the hall and looked into the dining room we saw an old lady, formerly known as Miss Wfilliams, sitting at the head of the table, explaining fully how her children should act at the table and not to hnish eating until she did. You D, girls know about this. VVe then crossed the ocean again back to Lf. and went to the plains of Nevada. There in a log house sat a man with bowed head and we asked him what he was doing and our friend, Frank Halderman, said he was waiting for Yera to give him a date. From there we went to New York and we saw our friend, Fenton, still making the world's record as the ten-second man, and he said it was better money than try- ing to beat the Stocktons ten-second man's time. On the outskirts of the city our "Know-lt-All XVhitney" had be- come a successful farmer and was still following the cross. Ermina was a professional teacher in the New York High School and still says she will never marry. W'e entered a swell house which was known as a rich pharmacist's dwelling, and the door was opened by the "butler," but we hardly recognized hini because his nose had grown so long and he had such a deep bass voice, but later we found out it was Paul jones. NYC went farther into the room and there found Elsie acting the lady as this pharmacist's wife. We were walking down the street the next day and ran across an old maidish-looking lady who was riding a motorcycle. She turned her head, her face surrounded with corkscrew curls, and we recognized our classmate, lflorencc, giggling as usual. Vfe traveled on to Chicago and in the park met Frank Snyder and he said he was training animals to sing now, as people were too easy for his ability. XYe passed farther into the park, when all at once we stopped to listen, and heard someone singing. XVe stood entranced, because it was our friend, Myrtle, singing "Yankee Doodle." Still farther on a stately ,gentleman was giviing a speech and showed great oratorical powers, and when told who he was we were somewhat surprised to hear the title, Iidgar Ruhaak, attorney and counselor at law. He had be- come famous and he said it was caused by the teaching he had while a Senior in High School. This is all of our class roll and I guess I will always keep my position pianist in S. H. S. .I I' NIOR CLA SS OFFICERS DWIGHT GREGORY ......... ........ . .President HOMER MOCAULEY ............ Vice-President MARY WALLACE ..... .... . Secretary-Treasurer COLORS CLASS FLOWER Purple and White White Carnation MOTTO Possunt qui se posse putent JUNIOR FLASH ROLL Russell Wooden Jamie Coolbaugh Harry Harn Earl Damon FlovdCl1ipman Glen Heiner Allllfil'-y' Duncan Gmwe-CTlz1r'lc Iva Cross Vivian Bonebralw Vera Buck Graco l-Iammonfl Rhoda Preston llilwln Moore- Gnlrlin- Vlarlx llomc-1' Ml'C:1uIvy lVl:1ry Wallzufv Esl':1Sc'0t.l, llwighl Crm-ggory SOI'lIOBI0liE CLASS OFFICERS ALFRED NOYCE ......,..... ......... . President EDITH STARK ...... Vice-President MABEL DRYDEN ..... .... . Secretary ELLEN RUHAAK .... .... T reasurer' COLORS CLASS FLOWER Orange and Black Sunflower MOTTO Plus Sage Que Les Sages CLASS YELL Yip Ya! Yip Ya! Yip Ya Yeen! We are not what We seem, Although we are small and lean We'll make the class of nineteen fifteen SOPIIUMOIIIG FLASS FRIGSIIM AN CLASS OFFICERS BURNEY BALMER .... ..,,........... P resident ALTA WRIGHT .......... .... V ice-President BERTHA DUNNICK ......... . ...'I'reasure1' GLADYS BONEHRAKE ..... ..., S ecretary COLORS CLASS FLOWER Old Rose and White White Rose MOTTO Nod summum sed ascendent CLASS YELL Strawberry short cake, pickles and pie There were sixty Freshies. Oh my, my, Hut now only forty-five can be seen For the class of Nineteen Sixteen Fli l'ISIIM AN FLASH Sept Sept Sept also. Sept Sept Sept. School. Sept Sept Sept Sept Sept Sept two l l. S Sept. Sept Sept. Sept hough. C Jet. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct School. of-l'rof. gets his picture taken HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR. O-School hegan. of the huilrling. IO-Lecture hy l'1-of, Oct. l5--lioot-hall game at Stockton hetwecn Stockton ll-The piano enrolletl. having hatl a vacation anrl Kerwin. Oct. loiThe l'hysics class have some queer theories ll-liflsie Lihamherlain cnrollecl. lf' llllllk llllttllf- 13-lloys feast on watermelon. Oct. 17-lfootfhall game at l'lainville. S. ll. S. vs loflireslnnen take examination to enter lligh ll. ll. S. l7ffLiigarctte law expountletl to the school. lSfl'rof, gives personal views on athletics. lfJ+l7irlcllesticks. 20-Another watermelon feast. 23-XYhitncy's hearl enlarges. 2-lv-'l'hree-hanrlefl scuffle in the hall hetween hoys antl the Prof. 25-Boys all trafle neckties, coats antl hats. lo-School runs very smoothly. 27-liirst game ot toot-hall: playetl at Norton. 3 s ' ' ' .wtf-lieport ot lootfhall game lay blames tools' lfNOthing qloing. 7 --t Jne more music stuclent. 'J aqalonthly test. -l-Receiverl Chenney annual. hy a Senior hoy. 7-Freshies take a straw rifle. 8-Some toot-hall hoys stutly a little harfler. U-Klay Taylor antl l.exie Stark visit the lligh Oct. 10-Some of the foot-hall hoys have a slight ats tack of the "low-grades." rentlering them unahle to play for awhile. Oct. l-l-llugs holcl a special service on the south sitle t Jct. 18-lllainville hoys visit the lligh School. Oct. ll-Fittyfseven lectures hy l'rot. O you l'lain- vtlle toot'hall game. Oct. .fl lh classes. -M e strays are allowccl to return to their Oct. 23-AX contest of strength hetwecn a lreshie hoy ancl the l'rot. Oct. 2-lkvera liinzle visits the Iligh School. Oct. 25-Jlihe tleometry class measure the height of the stanrlpipe. gt Jct. 2? short vacatit fl'1oI, Matthews is hack to school alter a lll. Oct. 20-Monthly tests. Oct. Stl --Some mere hoy shaking' in the hall. Oct. Sl-l'upils walk to school in the first snow of the season. Nov. his campaigi Nov. lilligh School pupils help l'rot'. Klatthcws in 1 hy wearing his campaign hatlge. -l-S. ll. S. hoys antl girls tliscuss politics. Xov. 5-A Senior hoy gets his hcatl cracketli playing foot-hall. Nov. o-lkoys are intensely interestecl in the election. Nov. 7+Some Seniors teach in the gracles. Nov. S--Some hoys take another hike to the l'lain- ville game, Nov. ll -Miss Klinnie l.ook visits the lligh School. HIGH SCHOOL CALE DAR--Continued. 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Yice-l'resiclent-Enrrn S'r.xRK. ,Inf nc CtJOI.l!.Xl't2lI, Ill-Llcxxcra R.xNm.1c. 1' J 7 Co10r.v.' 1 ink and Ilf lzitf. The llelta l'hi Society, or the oclcls of the high school roll, cleliveretl thc first program of the school year. .Ns usual, the programs were eomposecl of essays, original stories. cleclamations. instrumental music, solos anfl quartets, poems anal clialogues. llelta l'hi. you know, stanzls for Hclramatic pearls." Many interesting things were presented hy those who were interestecl in the society cause. but those who flicln't try to improve lost the benefit of this helpful institution. The requirement of each pupil is that he appear at least once in three different roles. This rule was not ohserverl hy a few, who consequently were suspenclerl from classes till these hail been macle. liarly in the year this society began to eclit a monthly paper, "The Delta l'hi journal," which containetl news both current anfl local high school. .Xfter it was first put out. it never failerl to liven up every later program. The preliminary cleelamation contest was helcl May 12, lf7l3. Program Committee. ELSIIC CILx1x11:1cRl.ix1N, Chair- IUZIII Q that Qooic, Rt'ss1a1.l, NYoomcx, Epxx IMRR. ci0lUl'.Y.' tfrfczz ami Il'l1i1'f'. The livcns again assumed the name Omega Theta, which stanmls for "on top," l suppose. They gave their first program two weeks later than the Delta l'hi's. thus making two programs every month. ,Xlthough the society worlc has not been so important as in former years, it has helpecl to vary the work on the hill. The main feature of the programs has heen the paper. "The Omega Theta L'hronieles." which was published at every program this year, These furnished a great cleal of jollity, which is goocl meclicine. The meclal, clue to the new methocl of cletermining the winner, was not awarfleml this year, hut it is supposecl that the olcl custom will he resumed next year. Their preliminary contest was hcltl May 15. 1913. UBI ICG A TII ETA LTA I' 4 ILETERATURE. .f ff -I WXQXX ,YQ i , ' Wi -f 55 ff 1' fihllfjf. r. jg X,..! -N ltr! XX. CK l 4,7 T K 2 Q W ' ' X N lic fi f bf jg 'i in A if p t Livfifi xii-egg, e Is Education Worth While? ln answer to the question some may ask as to what is education, l should say that in its broadest sense it is the development of man intellectually, industrially and morally. Intellectual education is that obtained from books: in- dustrial education is that obtained in the line of any work, and moral education is the education which enables a man to distinguish between right and wrong. lf there is anyone so prejudiced against education as to say that some of our greatest men have been uneducated, let him follow me briefly in the life of Lincoln, who, they say, was uneducated. lle never went to school a great deal, it is true, but was he not educated? XYho has not heard the story of the boy's lying on the floor working problems in mathematics on a piece of wood with a charred stick for a pencil and the tire-place for a light? A-Xnd who hits not heard of his tramping miles upon miles in order to gct a book to read? And did not his step-mother teach him everything she knew? lt is one of I.incoln's great char- acteristics that he was always trying to learn something new and was always very earnest in his efforts to obtain an education. A person who is always striving for an edu- cation and is earnest in his efforts to secure it will always succeed in obtaining one. XYealth is the substance for which all the world is striving today, and which it is necessary to have in order to purchase food, clothing, and all the necessities of life. Intellectual education is the best known aid today for sccuring wcalth. A man today without an intellectual edu cation is as a blind man wandering about a strange place, as helpless as a child endeavoring to bear the heavy burden ot' a grown man. The man who is uneducated intellectually has become reconciled to his poverty and is contented if he is not in want today, and is never prepared for the morrow: but a man who is educated is able to see the need of secur- ing wealth and is foresigbted enough to prepare for the fu- ture. An educated man, when he sees people wearing away their lives doing work that could be done much more quickly and easily with machinery, will set himself to thinking how it can be invented. He makes a study of it and hnally makes the invention and has it patented. lle either sells his patent outright or collects a royalty from all machines made. llc draws great wealth from this, besides making many peoples lives more easy. 2LITER TURE Could Thomas A. Edison have invented the phono- graph, the greatest of all inventions, if he had not de- veloped his brain to the point which told him that the talk- ing machine was a possible thing? He could not, as all will agree with me. llealth is a great factor in a person's happiness an'l success in life. A man who has no education will toil away day after day, often eating improper and an insuf- ficient amount of food. As a result he is soon broken in health, unable to do his work and requires the aid of a physician, who administers drugs to build up his health again. The man loses several weeks' work, besides paying the physician for his services. Now a man who is educated would see that something was wrong' and by his knowledge of the laws of health would ind and remove the cause. Thus he would be saved the time and expense that was lost to the uneducated. The man who is unable to keep his health will never be able to make a success of life. lndustrial education is of the greatest benefit to man in many ways. A man who has a great deal of pride. or one who has been accustomed to leading a life of ease, considers it a disgrace to his personal self when forced by circumstances to do manual labor. lle is greatly handi- crpped, because he doesn't know how to go about any work. llad he been taught a trade, which he could take up as a vocation, he would be interested in it and would not feel it was against his dignity to do the work which he was skilled in. There is no call today for the uneducated man. The .nan who has been industrially educated is the man who bosses the job, while the uneducated man is forced to do the drudgery work. lle is totally unprepared for the keen competition that goes on in all lines of work all over the world. An industrial education would prepare him for this and make him more proficient in his vocation, for as a man works along a certain line for any period of time he naturally comes to know it better and is able to better it in many ways. Business colleges have been established in all the cities of the United States, where a person may obtain an educa- tion in any kind of work which he wishes to take up. for a small amount of money. Thousands are taught here every year. lt makes no difference if a man is wealthy. he should have an education along some line in order to be able to make a living, for what man knows when misfortune is going to sweep away all his wealth and possessions? A moral education is the substance which gives a na- tion its power, the source from which it draws its strength. Consider for a moment what kind of a nation our own United States would be if its people were entirely unedu- cated morally. No one would feel under obligations to others. Each one would be working for his own welfare and would care nothing for those around him. A lack of moral education is responsible for many of the great crimes that are being committed tozlay. Wlould liooth have shot down in cold blood Abraham Lincoln, the best of presidents, if he had been educated morally? The less crimes that are committed in a nation the stronger it becomes. Therefore ainioral educating of its people is a means of acquiring strength. Therefore. since intellectual education would lead to wealth, inventions and discoveries, and to health, industrial education would teach men the dignity of labor and make them ntore prchcient in tlieir vocations: and moral erluc? tion would lead to wealth, inventions and discoveries, an QLITERATURE. to healthg i11ll1.lStl'lZll education would teach 111e11 tl1e dignity of labor Zlllfl lllllliif tl1e111 111ore proficient i11 tl1eir vocations. and 111oral education would build up a stronger nation a11d prevent tl1e spreading of crime: it is worth tl1e wl1ile of aft.-' man to secure it eve11 at tl1e cost of n1uch ti111e, 111o11ey at-tl sacrifices, Zllltl worth tl1e while of Zlllj' llittlllll to encourage and l1elp i11 making Cflllffltlfjll eoinpulsory. til its llutsma, Lick-Skillet. Away dow11 i11 XYestern Iowa alzout ten 111iles from the old Missouri River exists the rp1ai11te-lt little country tow11 imaginable. T say it l1as tl1e most ridiculous name-l mean it has had 1111til recently. when its enterprising citi- zens of tl1e masculine sex, with their pipes i11 tl1e left corner of their inouths, a11d their heads tilted over o11 the right side, decided UllZl11llllOL1f3ly it 111ust l1ave a n1ore digni- fied name. Consequently it St2lHflS today as Knox. hut for thirty years it did sta11d Lick-Skillet. Tl1e setting of tl1is little tow11 is Z1'illlll'Z1lJlC-XYUI'tll5' of a metropolis. The scenery of tl1e huge bluffs. tall piitirie grass urirlf ding gracefully to llClQl'llJO1'l11g helils of ripcniiig grain, and standing guard over all, dressed in tlfe best dress that rain Zlllcl mother eartl1 could give it Zllltl rustling witl1 pride, is tl1e cor11. All these, Zlllfl more, Sll1'l'tIUlltl this infant town, with its rustic hridges over tl1e creek wl1ich wenls its way through its Illltlfit. But tl1e town! Vtiords fail me! Some eight or tclt straggling little dwelling houses, containing from 0116 to three roo111s are scattered about pronnsctiously. For a hugey tzr wagon to pass through tl1e o11e street causes an i111111ecfiate C'i1'ltClHLQ1lf+ll1 fzzct, the o11ly excite 111e11t tl1ey have, Zllltl you see the tiny platfor111 i11 front of the dwelling house doors, swarining witl1 dogs, cats, chick- ens Zllltl six or seven little dirty-faced, uncoinhed children. llut tl1e houses are not all. This town boasts a store- Sllfll a funny little store. 'lillE5' try to supply all their cust- c:n1ers' demands. from stale cheese, aged sardines Zllltl home- niade sauerkraut to hnlts of faded hut tly-specked rihhon, mingled artistically witl1 INCHTS felt hoots, fresh cahhages flllfl o11ions. Tl1e telep-ltone central and post office also occupy tl1is one-room store. Tl1e proprietor of tl1is store tits i11 so nicely with l1is SllI'I'tJl1Iltll1lgS tl1at you'd have to look twice to see whether it is really the proprietor or a tllllllllly cfrcssed up to advertise his overalls, heavy work shirt, calf- hide heots and loud suspenders. He also scenis to wish to advcrtise his tohacco. for XYllC11 l1e is 11ot chewing and tryingg' to haptize the stove with the result of his chew. he is indulging i11 the hnury of l1is corncoh pipe. Oh, yes, l lllllSlI not forget that stove, for its great rusty lllllli occupies tl1e center of tl1e room, a11d arou11d it we invariahly find tl1e 111ale population chewing. spitting a11d discussing the affairs of tl1e government and wishing tl1e president would ask thein for advice. .N mill, a hlacksn1itl1 shop anrl a cl111rcl1 complete the town. Tl1e hlacksmith, hy the way. is another character. lle is a jack-of-all-trades. lle shaves, cuts hair, l1e works on perpetual motion, l1e farms, l1e is interested i11 flying 111a- chines, l1e is a plasterer: i11 fact, it is l1ard to tell what l1e doesnt lJI'Cl6I'ltl to dog a11d i11 keeping witl1 tl1e tow11 a11d all else, l1is 11211110 is bloh. Tl1is story is all true from tl1e 11a111e l.ick-Skillet to its niost lJ1'O1lllSl!lg citizcnfuloh. Som 1,x1o1:1-1. LITERATURE I. Softly falls the shades of night Over Stockton lligh School, Hiding from our gracious sight Grim old Stockton lligh School. VVish 'twas dark and all snowed up For most a hundred years, Mayby then I'd be grown up, just mayby so, my clears. U dear me! It's pound and jam livery single minute, Trying in our heads to cram XYhen there's llflffllllg in it flu our heads 1 meanj. H. Some are smarter than the rest And some are just quite bright, Strange it seems that all the best, .fXnd the ones that are right, All the ones that star and soar To great and dizzy fame Should belong to the Sophomoreg fllut they do, just the same, NYhile the others pine away And wish it o'er and o'er, Even if but for a day. To be a Sophomore fThe kids I meanj. HI. Xow there's the Seniors 3 bless you heart, They're digging hard enough Endeavoring to get through their part Of that old eighth grade stuffg llut they just cannot make it go. And troubles have galore. Of course 'tis hard, or kind of so liven for a Sophomore. Some folks get awfully spunky, And boil around and stew, liecause there's some poor flunky No pulling could get through CSeniors I meanl. IY. The Juniors-where to find them T'would take a microscopeg And then youll have to bind them Around a gyroscope. The Seniors will not own them, The Sophomores ignore them, The Freshies, they bemoan them, They, tlzvlzisvltws, deplore them. They're mixed in, and they're mixed out Higeldy, pigelty so, Cant tell what they are about, VVibelty, XVabelty Ho Cjuniors I meanj. Y. And the Freshmen so demure. Who would dare deery them For 'twould be so premature Q VVith no chance to try them. them be and they will grow To be as large as we. XYho can tell what they may know, Or what their brains may be, lfor one thought that gives them cheer 5LlTER ti-Xnd when there's hope don't weepy, ls to be a Sophomore next year, The highest aim to seek tTf they can l meanl. YI. O the Sophomores, they're the stuff, Big in head and feeling, Full of braggadocio bluff, Full of double dealing. Uh, we're happy as a clam And chargy of deceit. Little "you" and big "I am" Bordering on conceit. Sometimes it takes a pony To pull us on clear through, Yet still we feel quite tony, Because that is nothing new CTO the rest I meanj. -Qt'1i'roNix llfzlxnrr, Sophomore. The Boy On the Farm. The time comes to every boy when he should decide that there is some great work for him to do, and that he must make his mark in the world. The boys of poor par- ents whose homes are on the farm feel that they do not have the advantages that city boys do. They are liable to overlook the many resources that are always at hand, regard- less of location or circumstances. One of the best opportunities for a boy on the farm is self-instruction, the value of which cannot be overesti- mated. The boy who, after a day's hard work in the field, sacrifices pleasure and a reasonable amount of sleep for study is almost sure to meet with success. lle is sowing TURE. seed that will yield a bountiful harvest in some form in his future life. lle is unlike many young men who attend college simply because they want to have a good time, for the knowledge thus aimlessly gained is easily forgotten. The many correspondence schools bring practical edu- cation on very reasonable terms to the door of those boys living on the farm. The world is waiting for these self-made men, and fortunate indeed is the graduate of the Fireside University. The boy living on the farm has an opportunity to lear11 one of the most essential lessons-and that is economy. The calls upon the boy with money in the country are not great, and so there is a good chance for him to learn to save his money and not spend it foolishly. No matter how discouraging the country boy finds his conditions. he should not make the mistake of allowing his ambition to relax or indifference take possession of him. There are always those who laugh at quiet studiousf ness, but the fable of the hare and the tortoise is a good thought to remember, for many persistent plodders have had their efforts crowned with victory. l.ct the boy on the farm remember that the opportunity for a poor man was never better than it is today, for he is on an equal footing with his neighbor, be he rich or poor. True, he may not be able to financial deals, but the doors of education are open to him gain recognition by great and good books are cheap, and they are capable of paving the way to victory. -Cuz: 1c'roN Bcck, lfrmlzzzian. Vfhen but a boy of fifteen summers. l'rof. had taken apart and put together his mother's sewing machine. tNot so with telephonesj 6LITER "A COMMENTARY ON CICERO'S LIFE." liefore entering into the plot of my story ,l should ex- plain that Cicero was a crony of one of my associates, and thus you can expect an exact account of the great' orator's life. Cicero was a very brilliant boy whose parents were of that wealthy class of Romans who boasted of patrician ancestors. As it was related to me, Cicero graduated from the Roman lligh School at the age of fifteen. He was greatly enthused over athletics of all kinds. He was a mem- ber of a baseball team and captain of the football team. It is said that the baseball team in which he played was beaten only once and the score was 15 to l. lt is not known public in general. whether the team played again or not. After his graduation, adventure. At the age of partment, and because of deeds he was encouraged dresses. Now, there was which persuaded Cicero to Cicero became enthusiastic for seventeen he joined the hre de- his brilliant success and brave by many to deliver public ad- one thing more than all others take up this line of work. He had a most hated enemy by the name of Cataline, and Cicero thought that if he'd become a statesman he could influence the people against this fellow. Cicero and Cataline had l-'nown each other from boyhood and it was at this time that the enmity was formed. Cataline was one of those boys who didnt go to Sunday School and it was rumored that he played marbles for keeps. Many a heated discussion and Hstic encounters were experienced by these boys. And rs they grew older the fire of anger kindled into a Fire of hatred. So Cicero entered rpon his new task with de- termination. ,-X rufnber of years passed before he became very pop- ular with the Roman people, but finally won popularity by his flowery spccchcs angl wonderfully graceful gestures. TURE. At this time Rome was the county seat of Italy and Cicero became acquainted with many of the county officers and he formed the intimate acquaintance of the county su- perintendent, who was well versed upon all lines of history. It had now been four years since he had l1C21ffl Of Cataline, but one evening, while walking in the court yard, he noticed a man being led toward the jail. The man looked familiar to Cicero, and he decided to learn his name. He walked up to the sheriff and asked the name of the prisoner and the nature of the charge against him. He found, to his surprise, that the prisoner was Cataline and that he was charged for plotting against the Roman govern- ment. Here was Cicero's chance to get even with Catalinc. He at once posted bills which stated that Cicero would deliver, free of charge, public addresses for the benefit of Romans. lle delivered these speeches to large crowds, two of which were in the presence of the senate and two to the These addresses consisted of testimonials and evidences against Cataline and led to his immediate banislnnent. After this, Cicero delivered many public speeches and became very popular-so popular, in fact, that he was be- headed for his success. ' Thus ended the life of that great man who has always been so popular with the schools of the world. FENTON lnxiiizia. W YVanted-To know if Vera Buck is really a deer for dearj. XYanted-A stenographer to handle Frank llalder- man's correspondence and to take dictations from Prof. LITERATURE. A is for Alta, a girl so bright, lYho is never wrong, but always VX'right. B is for llurney, our ladies' man. If he can't make hits, nobody can. C is for "Chippy," whose hair is so red It does for a candle to light him to bed. D is for Damon, our sport so fine: In athletics he is right in line. E is for Miss Edge, whose music is best To soothe the Iligh School savage's breast. F is for Fenton, it's easy to know From the colors he wears, he's a human rainbow. G is for George, so strong and hardy, lYho was never known to be tardy. H is for Miss Hansen, the one we love well: lVhen we are in mischief she always can tell. l I is for Iva, whose surname is Crossg She will never do anything unless she can boss. J you all know is for j. Paul jones, Who iiatters us all in musical tones. K is for knowledge we all wish to obtain And after much study we some day will win. L is for whose musical laugh UNC Often might take for the bawl of a calf. M is for Mrs. lllctiinnis and Mr. Matthew, too, In school work they are fine, tried through and through. N is for Noyce, whom you can bet Is everywhere known as the teachers' pet. O is for Ola, a fine little cook, lYho knows her Caesar just like a book. P is for professor, a man so greatg He is the one who keeps us all straight. Q is for Quetona, so iuodest and quiet, VVho because of poor health must surely diet. R is for Russell, a man of wood, XYho always does just what he should. S is for Stark and Snyder and Scott, XVho every one of them thinks he knows a whole lot. T is for Teddy, our janitor bold. XYho always does whatever he's told. U is for Lfel, a boy scout so true, VVho has spent many days tramping the woods through. V is for Yivian, a junior so sweet. And in geometry can hardly be beat. W is for Miss XVilliams, our instructor in science and art, Vvho also seems to know her Caesar by heart. lYhat X may stand for, no one can say. You might prove it by algebra, though, some day. Y is for Yoxall, a lfreshie so tall, XVho is never caught playing in the hall. Z is for Zettie, a nice little lass, XYho likes to stand by the looking glass. One day in May a Senior lady received a stiff white envelope. As she opened it with hurrying lingers she wondered if she were invited to a wedding feast, but was agreeably surprised when she found that the knights of the Senior class were inviting the Senior ladies and two royal guards of the High School faculty to the Ruhaak castle. Shortly after eight o'clock on May Sth tl1e entire com- pany had assembled inside the castle gates and were royally welcomed by Knights Ruhaak and Vtlhitney, After wrestling for a few minutes with the Muses of Poetry and Art, Knight Ruhaak proposed a journey. The ladies were mys- tihed, but with undying faith in the brave knights pro- ceeded on the way. Upon nearing the jones mansion the SLITERATURE. draw-bridge was lowered and the company invited inside to toast to the health of Sir Marshmallow. All went merry as a marriage bell until two of the brave knights became uneasy and advised the merrymakers to proceed on the journey. As the company stole quietly down the dark street a dim, mysterious light was noticed in the basement of 1 huge building. How brave the knights looked when they strode toward the door, and how proud the ladies were of them when they fearlessly pushed it open and entered! There was found a table spread with a kingly feast. How they feasted and drank, and how jolly they all were, and how proud the ladies were of knights who could plan such royal entertainment! After this merry feast the party journeyed homeward well satisfied and happy. If Ula could Cook would Fenton Baker? If llurney had a Studebaker would Susan li. Tudor' If Iva was Cross would Ida Thrasher? If Fern was a Miller would Lucy Turner? If Russell wasn't XYooden would Gladys' llones Brake? lf Yera lluek was a deer would Pearl Ilunter? If XVillis could Reed would Alta VVright? If Beulah XYestfall would Harry Look? In quest of Frank Rhoda Pressed on to the Standard Oil Tank. If Ethel could Bray would Fanchion Look? If Edna would Barr would lfel Hobbit? Fusnz TXTAY Kxow. Nathan ttalking about the Ten Commandmentsj- f'Now these Ten Commandments," and then he paused for breath. A SCHOOL BOY'S DREAM. It was near the end of the term. The beginning Eng- lish class was to have a test on Dickens' "Tale of Two Cities' l was anxious to obtain a good grade, therefore studied till late, retiring in a disturbed state of mind not conducive to sound sleep. As l lay thinking of what l had read there appeared before 1ny eyes a graveyard. In one part was a man digging with a spade. As a workman T would have criticized him severely, for he seemed to lack concentration of mind and continually gazed about him. He continued to dig, how- ever. At last he seemed to have reached the object of his search. llorror of horrors! My hair stood on end. A cold sweat started. Chills ran up and down my back. In his arms he held a cofhn. Yery excited, I began to wonder at this strange sight. I asked myself what jerry could mean by this and why he didn't let it rest instead of digging it up. I wondered if some of the obsequies common to such occasions had been neglected. This was not probable. Be- fore the day of moving picture funerals the funeral fur- nislzeil a solemn sort of amusement and so was well attended. lt is probable that some of America's best tragic actors took their first lessons at funerals. The apparent sorrow of some people of the picture show on such occasions would make tears pour down the face of the Egyptian Sphinx and overflow the Xile. Suddenly I was in a bank. A man, whom T recognized to be Mr. Lorry, was seated at his desk counting pounds, guineas, crowns, etc. Standing in one corner of the room T saw a personage of royal appearance whom l recognized as the king. He was bareheaded, which I thought was very strange. He QLITER said he was walking down the street, when, as he was turn- ing a corner, a sudden gust of wind blew his crown off and carried it beneath the wheels of a cab and mashed it. Ile didn't seem to care very much. He informed Mr. Lorry that it was his old winter crown he was wearing till he could pay for his wife's new Easter crown, but it was becoming so unbecoming and out-of-Adate and the eariiaps made it so uncomfortable in warm weather that he had almost decided to buy another. llc proved to be quite a fop in regard to crowns. Mr. Lorry showed him crown after crown, till his patience was sorely tried, but he worked on for the interest of Te1lson's. lle showed him a crown whose appearance just suited him, but when he tried it on, found it too large. Mr. Lorry sug- gested putting paper under the sweatband, but the king feared that mice might nest in it. lle said his wife had tried it and a rat got in hers. .-Xfter a few more trials he found a satisfactory oneg had his initials stamped in the bandg told Mr. l.orry he would come around and settle next pay day, and departed. I was now carried in my dream to a wine shop in a narrow, dirty street of a large city. Sitting behind the bar was a very stout woman-about as stout as restaurant butter which has become bald headed from old age and bad breath. She was dressed just a little bit loud-just loud enough to be heard a half block on a still night. Making signs seemed to be her whole aim in life. She signed to her husband, she signed to her friends, she signed her names in her knitting: she also signed free passes to Kingdom Come via the Grand Tumbril and a la Guillotine Railway. As she was thus engaged a woman with plumage of a Rhode Island Red hen and whose complexion resembled TURE. that of a thoroughbred Duroc jersey, entered. She looked very peculiar and I recognized her as Miss l'ross. Mrs. Defarge seemed to be trying to compel her to do something which she did not wish to do. 1 could hear Miss l'ross, an angry look upon her face, shout, "I'd like to take you by the nape of the neck and throw you over the back yard fence of life into eternity !" They rushed to- gether. l heard a deafening crash as of a pistol shot. just then I was awakened by the ringing of my alarm clock. RIIERXYIN' DAVIS, Freshman. Juniors. Uh yes. we're proud of our eleven, .Xnd just as proud of our one and seven. For we nineteen, each lad and lass, llelong to the noble junior class. Yivian lionebrake, a girl so short- She is one of the jolly sort. Vera Buck, a nice little lass, Is the youngest member of the class. Floyd Chipnian, with hair so red, 'Twould serve for a candle, as it was said. Grace Clark. so dainty and so staid, She is destined to be an old maid. Goldie Clark, with voice so sweet, XYhen it comes to good looks she can't be beat. james Coolbaugh, tall and slim, Is never seen without a grin. Iva Cross, a smartie once, Is now the juniors' awkward dunce. Ifarl Damon, the life of the class. XYliat would happen if he should pass? .Xudrey Duncan, a girl so small, said, ing stain XVZIS NFOOLISH QUESTIONS. NVho has always wished that she were tall. Dwight Gregory, who is ever seen Looking around for something green. tirace llammond, who is so happy and gay And hates to study, but likes to play. tilen lfleiner, who is so quiet and drony, Never did sec a Latin pony. Harry Harn, who would like to be An athlete way up in G. llilda Moore, our .lunior so sweet, Xlihose recitations can't be beat. Rhada Preston, so full of fun, Xthen it comes to walking-she'd rathcr lfsta Scott, a girl quite good, Could sit still awhile, if she only would. Tllll. Mary NYallace, our favored one, Never rests till her lessons are done. Russell lYooden, whose nickname is Pudd, Could get good grades if he only would. This is the story of each lad and lass That belong to the noble Junior class. -lv,x Cizoss. Foolish Question. Senior, holding a pen toward freshman. Freshman 4'NVhat's that for?" Senior-f'Oh, that's to write with." Prof. said that he was liable to pronounce the spell- words too fast as "lie" was used to dicfzifilzg in iz 0g1'1Ifl1e1'. Mr. Matthews, in i-Xmerican History class-"Pearl, what l.oche's Grand Model?" Pearl-"I though sure l would remember that." just call Main 210 in Pueblo for a lawyer, if he isn't teaching school. Prof. to Susan Tudorf"You work your algebra like a business man." Prof. in Physics class. telling of his former experience in the laboratory-"XYe used to have curtains in here, but now we have nothing much in here but the bare roomfl Oh you Physics class. Fenton was asked to remove some gmn from his mouth in American llistory class. Paul. sitting across the table, longingly held out his hand for the gum. Matthews said-"Now, Paul, we don't need anyone to act cute in class." Then he offered some explanation. lfle said when people have company, they say to their four or five-year-old child, 'Xow, act cute.' But as we have no company, we need no one to act cute." Frank ll.-"Say, didn't Mr. Rarich grade close in geometry lll? lie graded on writing, neatness and every- thing else." Miss llansen-"And you got through all right ?" Miss llansen-"llow beautiful is the song of the mock- ing bird on a moonlight night." The Arithmetic class received a cold reception in the library. The thermometer registered forty-nine degrees in the sun. Sophomore-t'VVas Africa named after a woman ?" Prof. must have had trouble with central. lle says we need a reform in our system. Jones, in class meeting-"Say, I don't think the rest of you girls have anything to say." Pearl was heard to say-"XYouldnlt the Arctic Circle be a great place to live. lf your beau stayed till midnight he would stay three months." Know all ye people by these presents that we, the class of l9l3 of the Stockton lligh School, in county of Hooks, in state of Kansas, and being of sound mind, do make and publish this. our last will and testament, wherewith we abrogate all previous wills made by us. l7i1'.s'z'.' We desire that Rev. lluck deliver our funeral sermon which will occur Nay 29. 1913. SCt't7lllIl.' XX'e request that each member oi the School lloard be compelled to write an oration of at least live thousand words and deliver on the ldes of June, l'll3. Tl1i1'a'.' To the hluniors we lovingly entrust our interest in .Xmerican history. reviews, methods, and physics, also our rights as Seniors to publish the Prairie Dog of lllll. and our habit of carrying on business meetings peaceably. Their member. Yivian, shall inherit our Rules on l'arliamentary! . 1:0lH'f1l.' To the Sophomores. our old Cicero books, and all our talent and liking for same. since we'll have no more use for them. Fifth: To the lfreshmen, lfentoirs recipe for pompa- dour tonic, and our conceit. .S'i.r1'lz.' To the lfaculty, our thanks for the good they have inspired in us. .S'fi'c'111'l1.' To all pedagogues, this advice: lJon't teach school and try to practice law on the side. and Tire 'r't'1'm. Elifjllfllf The members of the Senior class shall have O R BEQUEST. as inementoes to carry with them in their future existence after the said 28th of May, l9l3, these following tokens, respectively: Paul, a holder for all his spoons. Florence, Miss Xtilliams' ranve because it is a Good 6 ' b lif:l".'1'. tial l-l-lO37oX--Stockton Review-School Paper- lidffar, l'aul's deliffht in handin macka es, also the s s 3 l S northeast quarter section of l'aul's nose, and l'earl's beau- tiful yellow hair. her Pearl, a good supply of stationery, so she can keep up correspondence. Frank S. a riffht to hunt Ruijhawkes mrovidin he , s l is not cruel to those he captures. UTC It CU lfrmina, l7cnton's old dray horse, to be driven on pleas- trips. lflsie. a new bridge for her nose. and a Cadillac car. Lee. a set of encyclopedias. Frank H., a pair of the editor-in-chief's old shoes, and re for his affection for Vera. Fenton, a right to walk home with mother after church, Myrtle. a rabbit foot. And lastly we do nominate and appoint Teddy XVhite as executor of this, our last will and testament. Signed this nineteenth day of May. lUl3, by the Senior class. 'l3. '7V1E QUINTETTE .2 50F"'lE or Dua G'lFH.5' - f I L' Hilti f - .. . ' S x fl ' , - . 1 5, 'L ff"-k 1f:i"' :Q ' fl A ' A f -' -2 " 234 . 'Q 'f' L'-' K". f ' N' fl f,' W I . , , ., WU ,ah f ig' .Q :':Zp,1 , , ,, Y ' ' Li H 7'H5-.Srooffro1r'- Kmwnr-011 nw W THE DEACON'S SECOND WIFE From the title, some may have inferred that the deacon was a lonely widower. who unexpectedly met a. lovely maiden lady-school teacher, perhaps-or an heiress, whom he loved and wedded: but this isn't so. The deacon was ever true to his first and only love, to whom he was obedient and respectful. The setting was on a New llampshire farm which the deacon and "Malviny" wished to exchange for a home in town "so Milton and Nancy would be closter to sclioolf, y Edgar Ruhaak acted the Deacon to everyone's delight, his characteristics being his hearty laugh, pride in his two children, and his inevitable. "Hy the jumpin' grasshoppers Y" "tial ding!" or perhaps, "Great snakes!" Ermina llalderman was the dcacon's frau. Mclvina Fitz, who managed the affairs of the entire lfitz establish- ment. Melvina leaves for a few days' visit, after ordering v. hat was to be done while she was gone. Frank Snyder m knee trousers, l"ttle boy's waist .incl straw hat, mafle a splendid tieorge llfashington hit'- Elsie Chamberlain, with short dress and curls. thor- oughly enjoyed the role of a little girl, Nancy Xlelissa Fitz, who was a good deal like her brother Milton. Chester Lieurance, disguised as Mrs. lirown, made a hit. Florence Morrison was Kate Rollins, the deacon's niece. who arrived just as Melvina left. lncidentally she made up to represent an old lady, which pleased the children im- mensely, so when an auto party stopped to seek lodging, they presented her as their mother. a plan which Kate and the deacon entered into with delight. Lee XYhitney acted the part of john Ilullock. a Kew York broker. who considered that he knew everything. Ida llansen, the teacher member of our class, imperson- ated the fastidious Mrs. Il. llullock, who was anxious to have her daughter marry. Pearl Dryden played the part of Miss Dorothy llullock, who Ujust lovedl' the place and "her l'hilip.'l . Frank Halderman in the role of Hartley Bullock ex- hibited awkwardness in chopping wood and dramatic ability. Fenton Baker was Ernest X'Vrench, the llullock chauf- feur, and who liked "Aunt Kitty" as he would an adopted grandmother. lfaul jones had the role of 1'hilip Gamboge, the artist, who followed the llullock family to the liitz home to find Dorothy, his sweetheart, but he was introduced as the hired hand, since Mr. llullock opposed their marriage. It so happened that in the end Mr. liullock gave his hearty consent to Dorothy's and l,hilip's marriage, and that Mrs. llrown happened into tell "Malviny" about the carryin's on, and that Ernest 1Vrench asked to marry Kate, but the deacon said. "Not for a year or two yet. She's just our little niece, Kitty." This comedy was presented in the Stockton opera house before a large audience March 15, 1913. lt was a success hardly anticipated. Miss Myrtle Stewart pleased the audience by piano music and solo between acts. The class wishes to again thank Miss 1Yilliams, our teacher, who so diligently aided us in preparing our play, for it was through her efforts, largely, that it was a suc- cess. Also we sincerely appreciate Miss 1'lansen's kindness in devoting a part of her time to taking a role in the play. Miss Edge and the male quartet deserve and receive our hearty thanks for furnishing the special music. And finally, we thank the friends who favored us by their presence, thus repaying us for our efforts. Mrs. Fitz ,. Deacon Fitz Milton Fitz. Nancy Fitz Kate Rollins.. MVS, Ull lm-lc "THE lllCACllN'S SICCIDNIJ YVIl"lC.', '2lSf of l'lmrzu't1-rs Fast of l'llill'2ll'il'l'N .....ErminaHa'derman Mr.Hull0Ck..,.. .,.........LeeWhitney .... ... ...Erlgar linnamk llzn I Ivy Bullom-li . .. ... Frank Halrlorman . Frank Snyrl' 1' Mr. llvnclm .. .......Fenlon Baker ..,. ., E sie Charnlu-rlain Mrs. Brown .... ...f'heste1' Livuranco F 0lt'llL'C Mum ison llmotlmy llllllwlc . ....,. Pearl Dry dc-n . If El ll: llrl'll IH il.p Gz1l1.lmg,v Paul Jnnvs THLETICS fri?- Athletics on the whole were not very successful this year. llard luck faced nearly every attempt, although the bovs on the different teams worked their best. Yerv little support was given to them. The Stockton lligh School had a tine chance to rank among the best in athletics in Xtestern liansas. The material was here and with a little boosting athletics would have been a complete success. XYhat honors the different teams obtained were gained through their own efforts and were not due to the help of others. In all other towns where athletics have proven successful there has been good financial support and at least a spirit of interest. Our boys cannot play a return game of any sort and meet one-half of the expenses. Stockton needs a coach. The different teams greatly missed the work of Xlr. liosrer this year. XYe hope in the future Stockton may be able to support a good coach. The season started with football, but owing to some mis- understanding between the players and faculty, about liv- ing up to the athletic rules, no more games were played. This was a great disappointment to all concerned, as the prospects were good for an excellent team. The basket ball team organized. but could not obtain a suitable room for playing, and so basket ball was dropped. The baseball team organized and as yet have played but one game. Only a small number came out to practice for the track team. So l lifts llI'OVCll Z1 gl'CZll SUCUC, ss. Let us all boost far this tean for good, clean. successful athletics in the future. THLETICS On the 16th day of April the baseball team of the Stockton lligh School went down to Usborne to play ball. After much consideration they decided that it would be the cheapest and most convenient to go on the train, as it would take at least two autos to haul the team. XVe were all at the train in due time VVednesday morning and ready to start, but luck seemed to be against us. for Russell VVoodcn, our shortstop, was taken with a cramp while on the way to the train and was forced to return home when he reached Bloomington. This slightly crippled the team, which was none too strong at the best, as it caused a change in the ineup. The second baseman, Frank llalderman, was shifted to short, and Noyce, the left fielder. held flown Second: while Paul jones. a substitute, playczl in iii: tiell. Having arrived at Osborne, where we were met at the train by two Osborne boys, we were at once taken to the High School building. XYe then divided into groups of two or three and started out to see the town and get our dinner. After dinner we spent the time. until the game was called, in talking to some of the boys who stayed out of schoolg and in playing catch to warm up. The game was called at about three o'clock. Us- borne took the held, allowing Stockton to use the stick "a while' tfj. Our men simply fanned the air, making the first half of the first inning a shut-out. Osborne came to the bat and did the same thing, Osborne scored twice in their half of the second, while our boys once more contributed to the balmy breezes. Osborne's heavy hit- ters connected up with the ball in their half of the third, and then the merry-go-round started. Damon replaced Coolbaugh, and somewhat stopped the Fireworks. Several errors were made in this inning by the Stockton boys, which made the boys 'lose confidence in them- selves. About this time a bunch of rooters arrived from Stockton. This put new life into the boys, but it seemed to be of no use, for Osborne would soak the ball and lope around the diamond for a score, while some of the Stockton boys were "playing marbles" with the ball out on the diamond. The Osborne boys called it a track meet, as it was a case of hit the ball and run with no danger of being put out. About the seventh inning Fos- ter of Stockton got a good hit when Noyce was on third, and Noyce scored. This was Stockton's only tally. The game of track meet was finally over and when all the s.-ores were counted there was found to be a total of sixteen scores. Of these Osborne possessed fifteen, and Stockton one. The Osborne school certainly had a loyal bunch of rooters and they rooted for Usborne, too. They told Damon that if he would fan a certain one of their bat- ters, they would buy him some candy. This they were forced to do, as Damon fanned him and six others. They took up a collection and went down town and bought same candy for him. and that was the joke for the rest of the game. liaker, Halderman, and Smith did the best batting for Stockton. Heiner, our catcher, played part of the game with a linger out of place. which pre- vented him from throwing to second base. jones made a sensational play in left field. Ile fell down over a cob while running after a ily and got up in time to catch the ball before it hit the ground. After the game we all went down town and ate supper, after which part of the boys went to Downs on the train. the rest staying in Osborne. as the attractions THLETICS there were stronger than at Downs. After spending a very pleasant evening in Downs and Osborne the team returned to Stockton onthe morn- ing train, declaring one and all that they had had a very pleasant time and hoped to meet Osborne again on the diamond. Following is the lineup: Stockton. , Heiner, c. Osborne. Clark. ss. blones, lf. Chilcott, rf. Baker, Srd. vliague, Srd. C00ll7Qlllgll, lst, p. Roy, lst. Damon, p, lst. Mason. c. Xoyce, 2nd. Parker, Znd. Foster, rf. McCormick, lf. Smith, cf. Felix, cf. llalderman, ss. Cram, p. Summary: Two base hits4Roy, Mason, Baker, Smith. Three-base hits-McCormick. Runs-Clark 3, Chilcott 2, McCormick 3. Rague l, Roy 2, Mason 2, Par- ker, Feliv, Cram and Noyce l. Struck out by Cram 9, by Coolbaugh l, by Damon 7. Base on balls off Cool- baugh 2. STATE MEET AT HAYS. jupiter Pluvius hates a track meet. Of course he does, or why else would the usually reserved and surly old rain god have chosen May second and third to make a long deferred visit to llays, the driest town in the driest state of Secretary XYilson's "semi-arid regionu? The Stockton track ancient history and mythology to give them a suspicion team had absorbed enough of old rl. l'luvius's lurking antipathy for games olympic, and were determined to outwit him. Accordingly, they packed their swimming suits, raincoats, rubber boots, mudchains, oars and a sail or two in a trusty motor car late on Thursday afternoon, and set forth in quest of the golden pennantsthat awaits the victors at Hays. XYell it was they did so, for bright and early Fri- day morning threatening clouds announced the enemy's approach. Phoebus, the sun god. who delights in meets on track and tield, fought valiantly to keep the enemy at bay, and at noon had well-nigh conquered. The lligh School heroes donned their track suits, girded their blankets about them, and entered into the preliminary fray. Once more, as for years gone by, luck was with Stockton, livery son of the H. S. made his place in whatever struggle he entered till the patron gods of the other schools grew jealousg and when Damon won the pole vault final at ten feet, with a good six inches to spare, l'hoebus himself listened to their ragings and gave way to ,lupiter Pluvius. And how he stormed and poured. Banners that at morning Haunted brave and gay, now sadly drooped and dripped, while High School colors ran faster than any sprinter on the track. The High School heroes sulked in their tents, or borrowed umbrellas and wasted their substance in riotous "movies.,' But still it rained. The athletes, dampened in raiment, though not in spirit. sought repose to dream of meets where anchors were thrown instead of hammers, all the hurdles were masts and spars, and the racers had web feet, and still it rained. Morning dawned, and the rain rained on. The 1 THLETICS athletic field was an inland sea, where lishes swam across the track. The meet was called off. UI. l'luvius had con- quered. The seekers after golden pennant sadly set forth homeward, with empty handsdand emptier pockets. ljor, though they came to break records, when they left 'twas they themselves were "broke" Yet, after all, in this queer old world, every loss brings its own compensation, and seeming defeat may be sometimes strangely like unto a victory. .Xnd, though the track meet turned out a try-out. who shall say that the goddess of the S. H. S. went down to defeat before Ll. Vlnvius? Did not Damon and lialmer, her sons, qual- ify for the 100 yardsg and Damon and Coolbaugh for the 220? And did not Snyder and llalderman qualify for the 220-yard hurdles, while Damon made a record by his vault, and all the team on the home stretch made a forty-mile record at swimming, rowing and towing motor cars through water and mud which no future ages can surpass? XX'hat glory could she ask more? STATE MEET AT CONCORDIA. On Friday evening. April 5. 1913, the track team started on their way to Concordia to compete with many other high schools of the state for qualilications at Klan- hattan, entries winning first place being qualified for "the Manhattan state meetf, The team stayed all night at llowns and took the train Saturday morning at "four" o'clock. They arrived at Concordia at ten o'clock that morning. XYith the usual luck with which the track team this year has met with, they found at Concordia. l'riday night it had rained about two inches and the gumbo soil made it seem like four. llowever, the meet was pulled off. The track was mostly under water and the long runs were awfully hard on the boys. Qur team suited up about half past one and were taken to the Fair Grounds in a hack. Stockton easily took off the meet, although there were six other competing schools, and every team had more entries than our boys. Damon took first in the 100 yards, 50 yards, pole vault and broad jump. Coolbaugh took lirst in the 220 yards and second in the 100 yards, 50 yards. llalderman took first in the 220'-yard low hurdles and second in the high jump. liaker took lirst in the high jump and third in the broad jump, this making seven Hrsts, 'three seconds and one third: a total of 45 points. lYashington took second in the meet and they wanted a dual meet with Stockton. The boys at this time have not decided to accept the challenge. Our team was in hopes that an individual cup would be given, as Damon had four lirsts to his credit. But the cup was to the school winning most points and this Stockton won. The track team of 1913 started practice rather early, but owing to the bad weather which prevailed through- out the training season, the team did not get sufficient practice. Not as large a number of boys turned out for practice this year as usual. But, nevertheless, Stockton lligh School boasted of one of the strongest teams she had ever had. llamon, Halderman and Coolbaugh were the old members retained, while Snyder, Balmer and Baker were the new material developed. The following are some of the practice records made this year. lietter time could have been made in all the dashes and runs on suitable tracks: Damon, 100 yards, ten and two- fifths secondsg pole vault, 10 feet: broad jump, 21 feet o inches: llalderman, high jump, 5 feet o inches: discus, TRAC' li TEA M l,z-0 Snyder Jamie Coolbaugh Earl Damon Glfln Heiner Burnvy Balmer Clifforrl Hur-k Fenton Baker Russel Woorlc-n Frank Halclorman ATHLETICS 93 feet, Coolhaugh, 440 yards, fifty-live and one quarter seeondsg Baker, high jump, 5 feet o inches. FOOTBALL. The football team of 1915 had hy far the best pros- pects for a fast team of anything previous. They had hopes of winning the championship for XYestern Kansas, hut these hopes were fatally shattered hy the attitude of the professor and the school board on the teamls re- turn from the l'1ainville game. 1t must he admitted that some things were rather mysterious concerning the team's action on this occasion and the school hoard de- creed that football must cease, which it did. Although the team was rather handicapped hy the absence of their coach, Mr. lfoster, whose services made previous teams so exceptionally good. they did very well under the super- vision of Captain Damon. During the three games. which the team got to play, they showed that they had the 'stuff' in them, and all they needed was a few more games to bring out the kinks. The Senior class of 1913 takes out only one player, lYhitney, but it is hoped that his place will he filled hy some incoming Freshman who will, of course, not he ahle to fill the vacancy of left guard as efficientlyg hut the team of 1914 is sure to be one of the hest and we wish this the hest of luck. The first game of the season was played at Norton. After a very tiresome ride to that city, Stockton was not in very good shape for a game with such veterans as the team of the Norton family high school contained, but each man played the game and held them to a touch- down and a kicked goal apiece, making the score 7 to 7. The team came home in a drizzling snow and sleet. hut with cheerful hearts over their so considered success. The next game was played at home with Kirwin. 1t was not much of a game, only a good workout for Stockton, the score being 34 to O. The last game of the season was played at Plain- ville. Mildly speaking, the game was Hrottenf, As usual the two teams went in to "play to the death" and hoth teams were very muchly knocked ont. A dispute arose over a Ufakel' play, which was made by lflainville, and after much wrangling the referee decided in favor of Plainville, making the total score 10-7 in favor of Plain- ville. .VX large Stockton crowd attended the game and everyone declared that Stockton played a good, hard game if their opponents did win hy a referee decision. Summary: flames lost 13 l'lainville 10-7. Games won lg Kirwin 34-0. Tie game 1g Norton 7-7. Total points lost, 17. Total points Won, 48. THE GUN MAN. M. XY. The man with the hoe XYorks hard for his dough, llut the man with the gun Finds plenty of fun ln getting the "mon," lior he goes on the streets, And robs the people he meets, Until some brave cop To his fun puts a stop, And the gun man is then The man in the pen. 16: BASIC-HALL TICABI lzxmiv C00lllIlllQl'l Earl Damon Fenton linker Elton Smith Glen H1-iner Rzlymoml Foster Paul .lrnws Russo! mlflllflflll f 5217-Li fr-2 K . gmc Af 'S S fm ,E '17 I YC JEf3g 'ffo fo .1 1 ,lulypffrg ,Q Ffff f'ff0'7 dufvfvfra UHNOI' Bffofw Jurvlwlrcf 2, 2, F527-' Junior-Senior Banquet. On the evening of May 14, 1913, the members. of the .TuI1iOr and S9Ili0r claslsers. together with the faculty of tthe high school, met at the Hammond hoime, where! they 'spent a very enjoy- able evening of entietrtainiment, pre- pared by the Junior class. The ocea- sion bein-g the annual Junior-Senior banquet. After a considerable time which was spentl in playing various gamers, the company was marched to the basietment of the Main Street SOCIAL FUNCTIONS. church, where an elaborate banquet was served. The table fbeing decor- ated, with beautiful pink and white earnatiiognis. Dwight Gregory, the president of thc Junior class, acted as toast mast- er, and fil'ed the position admirably welllg Those responding were, Miss Han- sen, Miss XVillianms, Miss Edge, Miss Morrion, Mrs. McGinnis, Superintend ent McGinnis, Prorffersisor Mathew, Rusell Wooden, and Paul Jones. During the toasts the electric lifghts were, turned' ou' and lighted candles were placed on the table. After the toasts, the president of the Senior class presented to the president of the Junior class, the hatehet, which was presented to The present Senior class, by the Senior class of 1912. At a late hour all departed for hiozme, wishing the Junior class, suc- cess in their last year of High School. The Senior class was royally entertained by the school hoard in 1913 at a six o'clock dinner at the house of Mrs C. XY. Smith. The house was beautifully clecoratecl in pink and white anal with the class 1-lower, carnations of those colors. During the reception of the guests a Fine program was renclerecl which was composed of much gamut music and many jokes: :Xfter this program, all proceeclec' to the spacious dining room, The guests were seateci at two tables, the Seniors at one and the Faculty and School Iloarcl at the other. During the fine courses many witfif cisms and jests were exchanged. After the dinner each guest trierl his luck at writing poetry and was given an object of some kinrl for his sul:-A ject. The clecision of who was entitlecl to first and uhoolmyn prize was left to popular vote. Miss Hansen, with a match as subject, received first prizewa beautiful hoolg of .f'Xmerican poetry. and Mr. Mciiinnis won the lsoohy prize- a hottie of perfumeewith a hair pin as subject. Everyone present cieclarecl it was an entertainment of unalloyecl en- joyment. CANTATA--"Our F lag."--Girl's Glee Club. "Our Flag." The cantata, "Our lilagf' given lfriday evening, .Xpril 18th, was a great success. lt was a series of musical events. Miss Edge has been with us three years and a cantata has been given each year under her supervision. The tirst year the cantata was given chiefly by the lower grades and eighty-seven took part. The proceeds were 30165. The second year the musical course was added to the lligh School whieh made it possible to use more lligh School students. One hundred twenty-six took part, with 307.40 for proceeds. This year there was one himdred thirtyftwo who took part and the proceeds were 55112.33 showing an increase of interest in music for each year. Miss lidge in- tends to leave us this year and will return to her home in Grand Rapids, Mich., where she expects to rest and study the following year. Cast. Goddess of Liberty. . . . . . . .Quetona llobbit Goddess of Columbia. . ..... .Xlta XYright lfather Time ........ . . lfrank Snyder Uncle Sam. . . . . .l.eo Snyder lflag Girl. . . . . .... .... . .. . . . Yera lluek Other soloists: Mildred Dryden, .Iunia llarley, lillen l.ook : accompanist, Pearl Drydeng choruses: orchestrag Colonial Men's Chorus and Quartette, Colonial Klinuet- primary grade, Sunbonnet llabies and Overall l7rill-Kind- ergarten, Topsy Turvy llrillisecond grade, Muse and Sihyl llrillilligh School girls. GIRLS' GLEE CLUB. For the first time in the history of the Stockton lfligh School a successful Glee Club has been established under the ahle leadership of Miss Cora lfdge. lt is composed of twelve good voices. Their most masterful reproduction being 'flu the Starlight." G Llflli CLI' IS Florence Morrison Quetona Boldluit Elsie Chamberlain Ellen Look Alta Xvriglit Vera Buck Bertha Dunnoclc Mabel Dryden Gladys Bonebralce Edith Stark Pearl Dryden Ola Cook MISS EDGE 000001-loca SOOO!! The girls of the Senior class entertainerl the boys of Anyone wishing to purchase young men can obt11n six the same class at 21 progressive p21rty on the evening of Senior boys for 21 quarter. April lst. The County Fair given by the juniors March lwth was XYhen Prof. Useffer was here to cleliver his lecture he Zl ffrancl success. Flver 'one Jresent en'ovecl the entcit 11n as s 5 1 . g21ve a very interesting talk to the lligh School pupils. lle ment heartily is chancellor of Il school in Nebraska. ,-Xpril 4th the Senior boys tool: Z1 "hike' X on Rev. lluclc has been with us several times during the Usborne by auto. They visited the .Xlton llivt Sc ioo school term, antl always gives apprccizttive talks to the the morning anfl the Usborne lligh School in thc 1 school. noon. Une momlern equipment our school has now is new XYho'll be the next to wear my ring? Yenetian blintls. They arlrl much to the comfort of stutly- XYhere is 1lll0TllCl' young man l can sting ing. The agricultural class has hafl great success this spring I m raising gartlen plants. lhey raiserl some nne tom21to School Calendar ancl cabbage plants. V- 2 . - V ' 1 1 l 1 V7 ' lhe Seniors were erownecl with so great 21 success I""f"""'I fum' f"!',"'l"7 Jug? with their play that they cleciclecl to reprorluce it at Xlt. girls. Yernon. They also met with success there. Feb. tm-sliehate continuerl, , . . . .. . Feb. 7-I Jmlrls program. lhe Tumors enjoverl Z1 beautitul evemng at the home 2 . ' ' ' Feb IO Coorl better . , v - l I . . ot brace llammonfl. While there the house was turnetl , . .. . ,. . . Feb. ll-liest. into a political gathering. lhev electetl their seconfl presi- . 7 . 1 t ' ' l'eb l--Xever. never rest. een . . . . Feb l3kl ntil vour ffootl is better. . Z5 The boys were taken to the respective homes of the Feb l-l-.Xncl your better best. girls and entertainerl. Various QZLIUCS were playetl, after Feb 17-,N Senior class meeting. which a very fine luncheon was servefl. The boys felt Feb l9f.'X hlunior class meeting. highly honoretl at such line treatment from the girls of the Feb WMA Senior finfls that he is flense class, Feb lflf-Senior rinffs arrive. 5 1 1 4 lfeb. 21 lfeb. 24 lfeh. 25 lfeh. Zo lfeb. 27 l'eh. 28 Mar. 3- +School clismissecl at 2:00 o'clock. -lixtra session after -l:lO. -.X Senior boy taught the eighth gracle. -Seniors are nicksnametl. i-A junior class meeting. -livens program. Some .lunior hoys are suspentlecl from their classes inclelinitely. Nlar. -l-We learn a new song. Mar. 5-lior morning exercise two essays. llarry llarn HIGH SCHOOL CALENDAR--Continued. .xllfllgv-iJflflS have their picture taken. .rXpril3i-A scuffle. A pair of specks with an un- jointetl knuckle. .Xpril-l-Senior boys take a trip to .Xlton anrl Us- borne. .Xpril 7-Klinnie Look visits the lligh School. .Xpril 8-Rainy clay. April 9-Some more rain. April 10-lfour Senior lmoys rejoice lmecause of Miss llanson's liherality. ancl Russell XYooclen. .Xpril ll-Miss XYilliams is the recipient of a heautiful Mar. 6-Tests thick anml fast. cut glass vase-a gift of the Senior class. .Xlar.7-Urlclsprogram. .Xprill-lv--XYliatnextf? F ? F F liar. lOsl7inal grammar test. .Xpril l5 Then what? Nlar. ll-Seniors take up reatling. .Xpril lo-Same olcl story. Mar. 12-.Xlervin Davis arrives on time. :Xpril 17 U0 you get that? Mar. 13-Seniors learn how to reacl. .Xpril lgsl suppose l tlo, Xlar. 1-l-Senior hoy chooses an upper lmerth. "Sleep, .Xpril Zl Music 'Veacher absent. hahy, sleepf .Xpril 2231 Jpening exercises oinitterl. Har. 17-,luniors clean up the hall, U you fair. .Xpril 23 .lliss liclge returnecl to school. Xlar. 19-.luniors rlecifle they will not go to Xlioofls- Alllfilf-l Still l1C1'C. ton, .Xpril 25 livens program. Klar. lf!-Too colrl for track practice. .Xpril 23-hlullior class meeting. NIQYIZO-.IL111ilJl' I-,regiment resigned, .Xpril2U Seniors visit various clepartnients of the Mar. Zlilivens program. gracle huilcling. Mar. 24-Captain Xorthnp visitecl the school. :Xpril 30-Senior class meeting. Nlar.25-Some Seniors holcl an extra session after May 1-,llllliflf lf11gliSl1 KN. -Ll-110, hy request of the Ifgrcnltyg lXlay2-Domestic Science girls inviterl their mothers Mar. 26-juniors have their pictures taken. to Il F1116 flll1l1Cl' Ht the Cfloliiug' paI'lol's. Mar, 27-lloys play basket bull gn lfgrirview, Klay 5-Mrs, .Xlatthews takes the place of her measly Mar. 28-.Xll is well. huslmanrl in the High School. Mar. 31-Mrs. tloulrl visitefl the lligh School. Klay6fSeniors prepare notes in the Am. llist. class. .Xpril 1-livens have their picture taken, hut not on the lesson. TIIEQ- .SIU NH L. Stockton High School Alumni. Class of 1 896. Katherine tSchrnbent lfelter ....... . . . lleceased 1009 Edith Magee. . . .................... . . . lleeeased 1909 Class of 1897. lidith Smith ................... llookkeeper at Concordia liva tllrobstt Smith .... ........... 2 tt home. Stockton Eleanor Dtmaway ............ at home, Kansas City, Mo, litliel ttiardnert Hubble ,......,.............. at Topeka Class of 1898. tirace tMcNultyJ Cameron ............ Silver King. Idaho .Xrthnr llradley ..,.......................... hloplin, Mo. lienjamin llill .... .................... X Yashington Lee XYilliams ...... ...,. L 'ashier Stockton National llank George Sehrnben ................. at home, near Stockton Class of 1899. Elmer Hill, M.lD .................... .... X Yashington Clarence Clark . . ......... .... ................. . . Solon Smith ..... ............. l .awyer, Liberal, Kansas Class of 1900. 1 l lazel tSmitht Sutton ...................... Masliinlfton 5 Carrie l-ee ........... . . .Record tltlice, Stockton Grace Qllullenj jones. .. ...... at home, XYoodston Sophie tlliggel Tanzey ........,.... ........... 2 xt home Floy tXYestenliaverb Cochell .............. near XYoodston Class of 1901. Sam Carrol ...,...........,..................... liditor Clarence Yandyke .... .... ' Teacher, Holton, Kan. Ward tireen ........ .... ' lleacher, Topeka, Kan. Milbur Jackson ............. ....... S tockton, Kan. Nanna tDtmawayij Spencer .... .... l iansas City, No. Belle Higgins ............. home. Stockton Myrtle tSmitht lYhite ..... home. Stockton ,Xnna tloepfferb Carroll .... ................. tirace tCrandallj Nason .... Maude tllubblej Foster ........... .. Yivian tNYooleyiJ Stone ............. . Class of 1902. Myrtle tleleayj llarnes ............. lllanche tXYendoyerj jackson... Myrtle ttiranesj lialmer ...... .Xnna Cllalbertb liing ...... lzarl .Xnnck ....................... Stella Meade ....................... Class of 1903. liertha tXYyattJ Chamberlain ....... . . . . .Salina, Kan. . .lJarnell, Kansas . , . . .Clmaha, Neb. .........Stockton . . .Stoekton, Kan. . . . . . .Mvootlston . . . .lYashington . . .Nebraska . ..... Deceased . .Stanford, Mont. XY. XY. llunaway .,.......... ...Nen'port, Ark. llernice Usenbaugh ...... .......... ..... llora tX'andykej lleever. . . ......... Pawnee, lll. llenry Smith ............,. .... l .ittle Rock. Ark. l'earl tCooperi3 Harlan ........................ Stockton Lizzie Cooper ........ llookkeeper, Smith lldw. K lfur. Co. Mable .-Xllison .................. ....... L fleveland, tlltio Vesta tllavisj l'arrot .... . Ira Stewart .........,. lnez Cooper. .. listher XYells ...................... lidna t,-Xdamsl Yallette ........... . Class of 1904. Lyman llessey . .. .............. . . . .. lloyd Maris .............. litta tMcCttbbinJ llaker. . . . Myrtle tKeyeJ Morris ............. Iona tYalletteb lflederhorst ............. Class of 1905. Katherine Smith. .. .......... .. .. Rae Maris ....... Minneapolis. Kan. ...St. l'anl, Minn. . . . . . . . . Stockton . . . .Topeka . . . .Stockton .........Stoektot1 . . .,Iackson, XYyoming . . .XYebster. Kan. . . . .Salina. Kan. . . .Stockton, Kan. .....Sexton. Kan. . . .Stoekton, Kan. Xvllllillll Kerr .............. Mary tSCl1l'L1lJCl1j RolJins41n. . . M ztucle tireen ............ . Curl llrown ......... .............. Katherine tlligginsl Hulmhle .......... Class of Solomon Sinclair ,... Curl Cooper ....... blohn Kelly ..... Morris Allison. .. Vernon Reppert .... Kenneth llunawzly ......... ,Xnna llirownl ............ . tiertrncle lXYhiteb Yztllettc .... l.ouellzt tSoutharcl1 llrztcllcy .... .. lzlla XX ilhznns ....................... Class of 1907. Bertha Fitch ........................ Frankie Chipmztn .... liarl liE1l'1llOlOl11CXY. . . lirlnzt tierken ........... llessie Noyce ............... l lelen Chipman .............. lioxie lStevensl Ili11kle .............. Leighton lieye ......... Lucy Dowie ........... llessie 6.1111111151 Feleay. . . lilsie llrokham ......... Charles Yeal ............. lflecla tlVoorlenj l.r1nsen. .. Stockton High School Alumni. ................Stockto11 . . . .Stockton . . . .Stockto11 . . . . . . . . .Stockton .Cllmerlin, l.l7lllSlZIl1L1 . ...... C. S. Navy Royce XVenflover ..................... ...County Clerk, Stockton . , . .Stockton. Kan. S. Navy . . .Drug Store. Stockton Inrlepenclence, Kan. . . . .XVaverly, Kan. . . . .'l'opekz1, Kan. . . . . . . .Stockton . . .lVicl1ita, Kan, . . . . . . .Stockton . . . . . . . . .'l'opekz1 . . . . l'asaclenz1, Cal. ............Stockton .vVllSlllJL1I'11 College . . . .Stockton, Iirm. llessie lYyz1tt ........................ Class of 1908. . . . . . . .l'lOl11C, near Stockton Teacher, 1l1tlCl7CllKlC11CC, Kan. . . . . .fJl11Zl.ll2l.. Yeh. .....Chicago, Ill. .. . lioulcler, Colo. .at home, Stockton . . .Drake C11ivcrsity . . . . . .l1OXVl1S, Kan. .at home, Stockton l.ucy Look ....... lfclna BlCli21l1llZ1 .... Arthur Reppert .... XVinifrecl Yiers Marian Dewey ...... Curtis llurlin ....... ....... . .. ....Tez1ching at Zurich D . . .at home, Stockto11 . . . . llaker lf11iversity home, Stockton . . . . . . . . .l.i11clsborg llusiness College Klayme tClaytonj Terwilliger .......... at home, Stockton l'rances 5l1l11l1. ........ ......................... I x. L. l.illie Xewhrey. . . Dora lKlcz1clel. . . Frank llzttes ......... Alice ftiztrherj Uprlyke .... .Xhigal tllorinl ..... Mary Carter ... Rella Stevens ....... Class of 1909. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lincoln Cniversity .. .Klowcovizg Cztlifornia .............'l'opeka . . .at home, Stockton ..............Stockton . . .Teaching at lVoorlston Cecil tlieiinil Cooper ............. at home near Stockto11 Eclnae Kelley .... Clarence Green. . . . l.ettie Noyce. . . Grace Low. . . Kate Gerken. . . lilo Jackson .... Charles Slllllfll. . . lYilbur llaker .... Clycle Maris ..... Charles Coolhangh. . . llettie Smith ...... Ural Smith ...... Frankie jackson . tllztrlys KlcNitt. .. Class of 1910. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Teacher, near Stockton . . . . . .lY2lSlll1l.1I'l1 College ...........Stockton . . ...... . . .Stockton . . . . .Teacher i11 Stockton . . .Teacher near Stockton ...,...............lYZlSl1lJllI'l1 College Class of 1911. ... ..... li. Lv. . . . . . . . . . .Stockton . . .at home, Stockto11 ... . . . . .Stockton . . . .Stockton .. Stockton lJonald llurlin. .. Ralph llurlin. . . jerry Riseley. . . Ray Marshall ........ .... Floyd llartholomew Clarence Lowe .... joe lionebrake. . . . llessie Marshall. . . Louis McComb . . Florence llarr. . . Alfred Look. . . tirace Dryden. .. Russel Smith . . K I ay Taylor .... Stockton High .Lindsborg Business College . . . . .Clerk at Granger's Store lYorks at Laundry, Stockton ............Stockton . . . . . .Stockton .. ..... . . .Holton Class of 1912. . ...Stockton Stockton . . .School in l lutchinsou . . . .lliorking at llutchison .............Stockton ...Stockton . . .Stockton lzdith .Xsborne ............ ........,, A Alton Zella fllonebrakej Dodrill ................ at home, Palco FOOLISH QUESTIONS Miss Hansen to Fenton, who was sharpening a short pencil-"Dont spend all your time sharpening your pencil." Fenton-"l can't spend much more time. My pencil is about all inf' Prof. Qtalking about keys on pianol-"Seven while ones and tive black ones make twelve white ones." Miss Hansen woke Lee up to tell him something. lYhen she left she said-"All aboard: don't forget your bag- gagef, Miss Hansen in Psychology class-"Every woman who has a pointed chin is a flirt." Dwight-'tllow about Mrs. McGinnis." Frank Snyder, hearing l'rof. blowing a whistle in I lhysics class, saida"'l'hat sounrls just like these Kansas School Alumni winds." After two weeks of hard searching Paul finally found his beloved Davidson llistory. lie found it at home. Lee Whitney knew it all about the dynamo and exf plained it to Prof. HOh you know it allf, Frank ll., giving a sentence in Grammar class, said- "The man whose dog was killed howledf' llliss Il. asked jones to read the independent clause. Jones read "The man howledf' Junior, answering "XYhat a congressman-at-large is," said-YA congressman-at-large is a congressman who is al- lowed to go about as he pleases." Second "Know it All" discovered in Senior class. jones proposes to know all about Hoenshel's grammar. Senior in American History class-"'l'hese American llistory books only cost a dollar and a half." Mr. Matthews-"ls that all?" Miss llansen-"llaul, speak so Edgar over there can hear you." lidgar-"I can hear him making a noise but don't under- stand." Miss lflansen-"Uh, he hasn't said anything yet." Mr. Matthews-"Chester, name some other English ex- plorersf' Chester--"lVhy, Columbus, he discovered--U Mr. Matthews-"'l'hat will do." Paul, to Frank H.-"ll'hat are we going to experi- ment on F" Frank-"On Mondays and VVednesdays." Xel llobbit in Latin class-"Do you want those nouns declined in all the declinsions?' Mrs. Mctiinnis-"Do as you like." FOOLI H QUESTIONS. Edgar tlooking siekj said-"I have a pain and I can't tell whether it's the baekache or the stomach ache." Lee Qlooking at a map in review classj-"I can't find liohemia on the map." lidgar to Frank S.f"Say, you're crazy with the heat." Frank S.-"That lnay be, but it hasn't broke out." Prof., subtracting in physics-"Thirtyrtwo minus ten is twenty-six." O, you Physics class! Mr. Alfred Xoyce intends to make a musician of him- self, as he persists in practicing at the frequent intermis- sions. lfrank fl, to Miss llansenful spent forty minutes on my review lessons yesterday." Miss llansen-"XYhen, in class T' A Senior. reading a set of questions from the hoard, said-"VVhat does the word dehne mean F" lioxv about you graduates. Paul-"I have an idea." Frank fl.-"Really? I think that's strange." ,Tones fjust before the mid-term examination to Latin teacher-"Do you like chocolate?" O you stand-in. Leo G. and Frank H. think they can develop enough to join some classy baseball team. Mrs. Mctiinnis on the second told the English three class to have a well prepared lesson for the third, as they intended to have a good time then. Dwight said that it would be the lirst time if they 'lid but he entertained doubts about that. Miss fl., in reviews class explaining a sampler telling of letters on it. says-"Sometimes we put in a motto as, 'All the good die young' l' Mr. McGinnis, reading to the lligh School a list of books that were missing from the library, saysqutllivcr Twist is gone from the library." Miss VVilliams-'Al can see Oliver t'l'wistJ twist every time I look at himf' Miss Hansen tlooking at some Freshmen who wer: chewing gumj-"Some of them are still chewing on their breakfastf' Mr. Mciiinnis, in Physics class-"Now we come to the question, Frank Snyder." Mr. Matthews, in American History class-"Besides the invention of the cotton gin, what invention was there that made it more profitable to raise cotton lfenton Bakers"Irrigation." Mr. Matthews, in American llistory class-"XYhat other invention aided in the discovery of America lflorence Morrison-"'l'hat the world is round." Miss Hansen, hearing a lark singing, asked-"XYhy is that lark singing P" Class-"I don't know." Miss ll.-"XYhy, he is trying to attract a sweetheart by his beautiful song." Edgar-"I guess I will begin to sing." MATCHES. l. ll. There are matches in the match box: This is the general ruleg But the kind that is so interesting ls the kind they make at school. Shes afraid sl1e'll be an old maid-- This is a solemn jestg The reason you all surely know- Her match has gone out XYest. BARR'S STORE, STOCKTCN, KANSAS ............... 193 10 I0 I0 Where you can always find everything in fancy groceries, fresh fruit and vegetables. Also a complete line of notions. i N PIJIUNE 305 E. B. BARR, - - - Prop The Farmers State Bank W5 Capital 520,000.00 WF Flllill LOUK, l'l'CSiIl0lll'. P. M. REEYES, Cashier. lfenton lflaker clreznnefl one night lie was selling' vlolin lleere lleaflersf U .Xt El stall meeting, several Senier lmoys were training tlieir ponips, lay niistalie milk was nsecl for lizlir tonie. Miss XX'illiz1nis in IJ. S.: "Now, girls, we have line loocl principles. writer, niineral sztlts, eslrluoliyclrates, fats zmnrl proteicls. NYlneli one rlo yon tliinlc fish woulcl eoine uncler?' Iilizgllpqtlig "Fish would inline uncler winter." lleurl rin reviews class. flisenssing It month niglitl: "lin tliose liskiinos sleep six months?" ...F . M. GOLD... LAWYER Uffiee over Dryden Drug' Fo. S'l'0l7K'l'0N, KANSAS J. W. MCMILLE , OSTEOPATH Uffieo ova-1' Smith Jewelry l'o. Phone 270. Stockton, lianszls, . C.SWEET, .0.0SBOR , wr REAL ESTATE, LOANS and INSURANCE L A W Y E R 0l'1'ic-4- f,Y4'l' N:1li11n:1I S1ilf1'l:3lIlli, PIIUXIC III. V' X Q Y Y Q S12mekto11, - - liansns 1Sl0l7lxl0N, lx,-XNHAS 111'111.: "'1'11Q 1111110 Z1 1112111 1211ks 111111111 El t11111g 1116 11-ss 111: 1c1111ws 211111111 11." Nuw, 1 xY111111L'1. 1111211 111C1'C L. R. B E S S E I , 1'CZl11j' is 111 1x11C1J111. .X L11CQl'1J S1l111Cl11. 1111011 ZlS1iC11 why 1111 11scc1 Il 11111113 1'c1111cr1: "NX'11c11 111 11111110 1111 118 1110 111111111115 1111.11 Miss XX'111121111s, 111 ID. S. 111111: "XX'11211 is il 1lll11L'1'?H Q S1-111111' 152111: "Ty L'111J1J 111' 112lI1S XYZlgI1C1'.u The Good Dentlst' . JSM l'l1o11o 19 Xxvhflt IS 111c c1111c1'c11ce 11C1WCC11 Z1 1Jl11L'11111Zll1 211111 ll gas pipe? 11110 1s ll 1111111111' L'f'1111L1Cl' 211111 1110 l1111C1' 21 S1111 111111Z11141Cl'. Stqugkton, - :1 IQQIIISQIS Stockton National Bank WK' Your l,Zltl'0ll2l,2,'0 Solicitocl. Capital 540,000.00 Surplus 520,000.00 WF E. J. Williams, li. I.. XYilli:uns, P1'vsid1+11t Uuslnivl' llow we sliuclclerecl when Prof. threatened that pulm- lic l'lIlgQ'Cl'j' hy "l have clone it once :mil crm clo it again," Prof. IS Z1 great 111YC11tUl', hut someone else always heats him to it, so he says. Miss llzmseu: Taft :ulmits that he clicl not pay enough for the lyilllillllil canal. I -- - ,- l roi. has fl lrlencl that weighs -lo: lbs., so he savs. Pearl: "The earth has seven moons." lfveryone wzmclerecl what hrziiicl it was. Famous John Deere and . Acme Lino of Mzuzllinolfy W. H. MORRISO The grain man who pays TOP for all grains and sells as cheap as any one. l S'l'0CliTOX, KANSAS E. G.SPEALM , LAWYER Office OVDI' Hvlnlricks, Store Stockton, - - Kansas "Siny's" Barber Shop. Four chairs. Good Worknien. Bath and Shine. STOCKTON. KANSAS W. H. KEILHOLTZ, SHOES SHOP. South side Main Street. Rubber heels attached while you Wait. STOCKTON - - IQQIIISRIS. Prof. to eivies Class: "lt isn't very often that Z1 high sehool eiyies class gets Zl lawyer for 21 teacher." l'ud tio one of the Caesar class as he looked in the flJl'1llCl'iS desk during 21 quill: iixxillllt do you think lilll running, Il lix ery harm?" Prof.: "Let us he Z1 little more quiet with our leet. pleasef' Ile looked to see from whence the noise Cillllil. and found it was only little hir. ilvl1lltllC'xYr? walking light- ly across the iloor. X 1 , . , 2-. -. . . .,1r. liurke ot lx. 5. .X. L. iniormed us that our teacher, Miss Xlilliaius, was his pupil in eollege, and also that he teaches veterinary science. Miss lX'illi:1n1s explained that she to ,lt that course that she might know how to treat sick and misused ponies. I P ' Q 1 . , ,, 1 , xx Z ip , . . 1 . '-.J "5 1 5 ll -J 1 iq' 2 - , Aria: X - .--:5i1..,- - 'fi' 4 y T' -.fgg . V, --ii: ,, :V yxxl 1' " -21.142522-. 1 - ,.Z .A pl KS... ,....,, Jef, ,E,, 1 f 'lin 1 ,lil ' i hlliiii 1 W? il 1 l Sweet Slxteen. "Sweet SiXtcen" eemrs but 01109 in her lifetinie. Let the protrait prostrve the record of that happy age, A visit to the photographer keeps frfsh for all time, the huddinyg' eT'arnis of sixteen of the bloom of twenty, Think what those pictures will mean to you and to her, in the after yeiarsi. Modern equipment and the natural, hemilike surroundings of the up-1504 date studio, insure faithful and artis- iie profraiture. C. A. J E P S O N, The Photographer In Your Town Mr. lluek said they sold men at 21n auction counter six for a quarter. The Senior girls said they would sell the six Senior 1 lioys for ll quarter and give the money to the clog. Did you ever pause to think what Z1 huniilizit Q glance Stuhhy has ? Stockton Steam Laundry, P. H. M C K A N N , NOYCE BROS., Props A t' ALL woRK GUARANTEED PHONE 1 1 4 if INSURANCE AGENT. Sfl1f,CliTfJN' li Flys AS St0Ckt0ll, - - IQFIIISZIS A , A L A l 77 lYhitney saicl in .Xinerican History class one clay, "When the ljritish marched from Concord to l.onclon." H. V. Oh you "know it all." Prof.: "Let us he a little more quiet with our feet. pleasef' lle looked to see from whence the noise came, and founcl it was only little Mr. Matthews walking light- for ly across the Hoof. ' Mr. llurke of K. S. AX. C. informecl us that our teacher, Miss XYilliams, was his pupil in college. ancl also that he teavhes Veterinary science. Miss XYilliams explained that she took that course that she might know how to treat sielq anfl misused ponies. Stggktgn, - - liallsas National State Bank Dr' ' B' Uechslif if I'llySlCl2lll and Surgzgeon Oldest Bank in Hooks County Residenge first hguge H01-th Of water tower. Office over Na- CAPITAL bH650,000.00 tional State Bank. SUR PLUS 825,000.00 7K Phones: 0ffiee 22 Resicleuce 42 M. J. Coolbaugh, M. S. Coolbauge, President Cashier ' ' Y ' ' Y 1 X ' Y ' ' 7 ' K . nl STOUIXTUB, lxfxlxbfxb bf0Llxt0ll, IXJIIQJS Geometry 'l'c-acher: I"l'he IICIHOIISIIYIIIHIIS of this C W proposition is left as an exercise to the pupil." ' I-I' D E E Ya Baker: "XYhere is the QYIIIIIZISIIIIIIFI "XYhat have you to he thankful for this 'llhanksg'iv- ing, AIfrefI?,' said the teacher. Bargains in Rooks County lands and Alfred: "I am thankful that I have enemies." city property PHX 'I' . 'I x': 1' VIII XVI '?" - cfm IU II L If at reasonable rates and tlmes. Allred: "Because I have someone to love." Fenton: all have all my Cicero lesson for today." U 5 U 1 Florence: "So have I and I cIicIn't use a pony, Ofhffe0ve1'M1f1011f1l btatv Bunk' Gitlwf-" Stockton, - - IQZIIISZIIS "Engraving For College And School Publications." This is the title of our book of instruction which is loaned to the staff of each publication for Which We do engraving. It contains 164 pages, over 300 il- lustrations, and covers every phase of the engraving question as it would inter- est the staff of a college or school publication. Full description and informa- tion as to how to obtain a copy, sent to any one interested. 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